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TWELVE PAGES " DAILY EAST OREGONIANV PENDLETON, OREfiON, TUESDAY,' MAY 21, 1918. PAGS f.SVT! U.E 1 lie F3P i . A Oreat Ut cf Mzt&f drawn tkrovi, "fr.,t't-i-Hi- - . -jj v -i sm uccan o unFpeaKaMe ram. -.2 V' 1 2 t" . . ,tn n - - I ..JJTr.'.Y-'-'"-';'""" 'nr'"'"" ' 1 -"TJ - 1 : hi in . i r . ' s I ri rrz i II IV I I I J VV 1 I : ji 1 mvif-iaiv I i 5 1 K l fill ti .v i n II 1 If - i J 111 I 1 - t I t - vv ryv 411. Zi f . ' ' " Irfr-tt i I I T ill! I ' I Mi 1 . , , ANY MAN TO ANY MAN- By GERALD STANLEY LEE Unto the Least of These" " I DO not know how other men feel about it, but I find ; it hard, with all that is happening to the world today, to look a small boy in the face. , , When a. small boy looks trustingly up to me and I see his "world the world he thinks he is going to have, in his eyes, I am afraid. The look in his eyes of the world he thinks he is going to have cuts me to the quick, ,1 have always" felt. I had an understanding with a But the, last four years when he locks at me in that ' , old way and J think of his world the one I see in his eyes the one I had myself the one every small boy has a right to, I see suddenly instead the one that is being left pver for him by me, by all of us, the one he will have to try to put up with, have to live in. have to be a man in, when you and I have stopped trying. - Then when I face the small boy I want to go off In a wide high place alone and think and ask God. I want to go down into the city and fight fight with my njoney and with my hope, go(over the top with my religion and then come back and face the small boy. - mere are aays during .inis struggle when my soul is spent and all the world seems made of iron and glass end all these crowds of people flocking through the , streets who do not seem to care. , - - : r It seems as if I would not turn over my head to save : a world to live in myself. ... It does not matter about me and some days the people I see go by almost make me think it does not matter about them. . ; Then suddenly I go by troops of school children at ' four o'clock pouring out into the streets,'. , . pouring , like, fire, pouring like sunshine out Into the streets I It is as the roll of drums for the Liberty Loan 1 I want to ring great church bells to call people to the Red CrossI ' My rule for a man's finding out iust how much ha should subscribe to the Red Cross is this: Put down your name and address on the blank and leave the amount open to think. Then try going past a schooUiousa about four o'clock when the children ' are pouring out Or in the evening when the house is quiet put down your name and the best figure you dare on the white paper. v Then go upstairs a minute and look in the crib. Then look at your blank when you come down Jbnce more. " L J Lil Billy Jones By WRIGHT A. PATTERSON. Contributed by Arthur William Brown. ONE WAY THE RED CROSS HAS TAKEN ; ; TO DEFEAT THE KAISER'S GAME "J. i -LJ ' , 'I 1,000 Ragged, Side and Homeless People Are A KS1?, Billy Jones maybe your son or the gon of a neighbor wss In the front line trenches In France when the Ger man bombing party waa driven back. His enthusiasm to get the Bocbes car ried him over the top of. the trench, and at the edge of No Uan'a Land a Hun bullet got him. A comrade maybe your boy crawl ed out Into No Man's Land and brought Billy Jones back to the American trenches. Other comrades carried him back through the maze of trenches to a dressing station, where his wound was cared for. A medical department ambulance carried him on to the field hospital. From there Billy Jones was taken to the base hospital, and there a Red Cross nurse your Red Cross nurse is tenderly, caret illy, smilingly nursing him back to health again so that he may not have to pay the extreme sac rifice tht vje that you and I and our neighbors may enjoy the blesslc3 of freedom. There are half a million of these boyi of ours !n France today and more going "over tbcre" every u-eek. They are there to wage the snpreini conflict of the n-orld with the brutal forces of autocracy that democr-.-y our heritage-, may not perish; We want thee boys cf ours te coir.c back to us. and it I the Red Cross men and women our Red Crow r.nd women who will bring thousands of them back who would not otherwise come if oar dollars Will but keep them there to minister to these boys of ours. They are but doing for us what ' we cannot do for ourselves. . . t . The RaMlj In Antcnie Siy Daily Dumped at Evian. - At the first onslaught of the Huns. before the French were able to with stand their Invasion, the Kaiser cured goodly section of France. I With the captured cities and villages be acquired many thousands-of French men. True to all the rules of Teutonic efficiency, the noble German worked and starved these French close to the point of death, then saw to it that aa Impressive number of them "caught" tuberculosis and finally sent these poor wrecks back to burden France. It bas taken the Kaiser from two to three years to suck the healthy blood from the veins of these sturdy rural French, but now be Is sending then back at the rate of about 1,000 a day. The Kaiser never announces these; shipments. He simply dumps them In Evian, on the French-Swiss border. If it were not for the America Red Cross the task of caring for these starved, ragged, sick, homeless, ter rorized men, women and children would be more than the French govern ment could handle. But our American Red Cross la making beroic efforts to defeat the Kaiser's aim to fill France with consumptives. Trained Red Cross workers are at the receiving station at Evian. They first separate those showing signs of tuberculosis from those who are only starving nr have some other disease. It Is Just like the tender care of our Red Cross to give particular at tention to the babies and children to whom the kindly Kaiser has fed con sumptive germs. We have a hospital of 30 beds for chlldren.ln Rvian. These are reserved for the children who are too ill to take farther. Then our Red Cross bas a convalescent hospital out side the town and yet another In nearby village. It also keeps six am bulances busy transporting sick wom en and children. Yet even then the strain upon our workers Is so great that for eight long months one Ameri can nurse baa had to look after 120 teds. We, through our American Red Cross, are doing great things toward defeating the Kaiser In his efforts to turn France Into a graveyard, but we have Just started, and our duty de mands that we work fast and without ceasing. for The red cross It Is Playing a Big Part in the War for Democracy. What does It mean to you to know that your America Red Cross: la supporting 50.000 French children. Sends supplies to 3,423 French mili tary hospitals.' Provides 2,000 French hospitals with unrgtenl dressings. Id operatic i THE WAR'S RECOMPENSE The original of this verse was found en sn American soldier who bravely, fought and as nobly died. The man is yet unknown. Ye who have faith to look with fearless eyea Beyond the tragedy of a- world at strife, And know that out of death and night shall rise . The dawn of ampler life. Rejoice, whatever anguish rend the heart. That God has given you a priceless dower, To live in these great times and have your part . In freedom's crowning hour. That ye may tell your sons who see the light High in the heavens their heritage to take "I aaw the powers of darkness put to flight, I saw the morning break." ROMANCE GOP Efficiency Kills Sentiment as Machine Makes Socks in 25 liiimitcs. "WHAT HOME SERVICE HAS DONE FOR ME" v K MESSAGE FROM EDWARD N. HURLEY ' Chairman of the Un Ited States Shipping Board. (T7VERY dollar that has been appropriated by the Ameri- can Red Cross in this war has welded closer that relationship between the United States and the nations of the Entente, a relationship that will have a marked effect Upon the peace council that is coming. If this work of spreading, the gospel or mercy is tq. tontinue. every man, woman and child in this republic ' must give the American Red Cross his fullest support in Its second campaign for $100,000,000. . Our boys in Europe are looking to us to back them up and I know of no better means of supporting them than through the instrumentality of the American Red Cross. The good it has already accomplished and the com forts and welfare it-will provide later when the stress bf war becomes greater for the United States forces, make it imperative that the second fund of $100,000,000 be a ' ppontaneous gift on the part ef the American people. By RUTH DUNBAR. "How snowy white your fingers look against the scarlet wool I" was the favorite speech of grandfather when he was pnytng suit to grandmother, who. If history is correct, never al lowed little things like love and court ship to distract lier mind one minute from her knitting. The modern young man Is rohlxxl of any opportunity to make these pretty speeches, for the wool Is no longrt scarlet' but khnkL Worse yet, the maiden sits before a cold, steel ma chine awf grinds olT socks In as many minutes as it takes hours to knit them. This Is whut efficiency does to ro mance. In the Various Red Cross workrooms of the New York County Chapter there are nearly seventy-live sock machines. Klght of these are In the model work room at 20 East Thirty-eighth street ami others that have boon ort!erel are held up by traffic conditions. lice Instruc tors tench the use of the machine to Red Cross workers. A complete pair of socks can he made on the machine In 23 minutes. The machine looks like n cross between fishing tnckle and n pile driver. The worker threads it through the arm nni carrier on to the threader. The body of the machine Is a circle of needles bent at the ends like csocliet hooks. tweatera also nre made on the sock machine; the strips sewed together and the ribbing at top and bottom knitted ! s:,,ne.l on by hand. IksidfS the ninclilnes in the &ly nusbaud enlisted over a year ago. Shortly after he went away our twelve-year-old hoy had the measles. After his recovery his school teacher complained about bis conduct. At home he wns nervous and Irrituhle. When I called at the Red Cross to .!i:.d out bow 1 could secure au licrcase in allowance because of cur newly born babe I told them of my trouble with Harry. On their advice I took him to an oculist, who said glasses were need ed Immediately hecnuse of the weak ened condition of the eyes followln itiensles. He no longer causes trouble at home or at school. T. R. TO GET SHELL THAT HIT HIS SON Captain Roosevelt, Who Wat in pital, Lauds Red Cross. Cross workrooms I More nre many owned by pvtvntc inji vhlualu or groups' who m'ork at homo ami donate thp n- suits to thp ItI Oros. In a fainilv ' hotel, for Insianrt?, four or five women Capt. Archibald Koosevelt, who re cenily was Injuivd and nursed back to liralrh H a Ked 'Jross hospital, iu speaking of the K"il Cruss work, is re portt'd tts having smd : "The Ked Cross is doing everything poivutde for us. 1 cannot say too u.ucii in appreciation of their ellorts which ni.iktt.us feel as if we were buck home. It is a great comfort 10 us fellows In hospitals, and if our folks could see, the way we are hi'iiu taken care of I l hoy would stop worrying." j The Ked Cross chaplain In this par- j tteulnr hospital happens to be Doctor I Hillings, of ti rot on, who taught Cnptnin Kooseveit ut the G niton school. The Ited Cross shopping serv ice in tho hospital has bee"n commfs y Captain ltoosivei; to obtnin j a new uniform for htm to replace I ho Hot! ' one which whs torn to pieces when he NURSES PRETTY Red Cress Hospital Uniform Most Becoming in His tory of World. was wotimtrd by fragment of a Gor man shell. - The nltve of Fhrnonel which wound ed CnMnln ltiMtHt will lie presont el to Cnptnin INKwovell's fnther, Col. In a recent news letter from the front the war correspondent of the Philadelphia North American helps to explain the soug, "I'm In Love V.'lih a Beautiful Nurse." There are 62 Ited Cross nurses at this place," says the dispatch. "They are cheerful, obedient, bruve and com petent. And those who weren't pretty to begin with became so the moment they dunned (he uniform that Is the most becoming in nil the long liieiory of costumes devised for the mystltlca tlon and beguiling of men. "In the omeers' ward was a colonel with bronchitis. 'I've seen tliem in the Philippines, and I've seen them in Chi un,' he told me. 'I supiose I've seen about nil the existing types, but I nev er yet saw one that wusu't pretty ta side of 21 hours. He romlmled me of nn Irish Tom my, who, vo his major told me. woke up in n hospital in lDItj anil, seeing the nurxi-s in . the ward, exclaimed, 'May the howly irgin bless us, but the an gels have coiue down to the Somme!'' Hundreds of lied Cross nurses, how ever, are doing work nhroad In which their looks are less eaccriy considered. Finding Bnd earing for war orphaned hahies, fighting tiilereuhsls, iv-estab-lislring homes iu shell wrecked villages these are some of the big tasks of mercy which, (hanks to American con tributions, the lied Cross sets for its nurses. can club together and buy a machine. ! Theodore Uousivelt, I iiiim un? m uiiisiong or ine lieu j Cros4 In the United States. There Is j n "complete organization at each dlvl- i s:ou, with u great warehouse for the lilM-rfv. i collection ami shipment of all kinds of j IVitti the Jflp pf your Bed Cross ! lud Cross supplies. ' your boy win win. SO canteens at the front line. Is operating six other canteens at French railway Junctions, sei-Tlne 30,000 French soldiers a day. Operates a morahlo hospital in four units accommodating 1,000 men. Is operating a children's refuge In one part of the war zone, and In another a medical center and traveling dis pensary, both .capable of accommo dating more than 2,000 children. Bas opened a long chain of ware houses stocked with hospital sup plies, food, soldiers' comforts, to bacco, blankets, etc, all the way from the seaboard to the Swiss frontier. Bas warehouse capacity for 100,000 tons. Has 400 motor ears and operates, seven garages, making all repairs. Has sh!pied 4i freight car loads of assorted supplies to Italy from France within two weeks tfter It began operating in the former country. Had a battery of motor ambulances at the nave front four days after the Cnl ted States declared war on Austria. Started a hundred different activities In Italy at the time that nation was In Its most critical condition. Has established five hospitals tn Eng land and operates a workshop for hospital supplies employing 2,000 women. I And that 120.000 cases of supplies have been received at the Paris headquarters of the American Ked Cross from your various chapters -scattered throughout the United Slates. What does all this mean to you? And I have told you but a fraction ot the work yonr Red Cross has done and is tloing. It means that without this ceaseless, heroic work of the American Rod Cross, we could never win this war. Without your Red Cross thousands in Rumania would have starved to death. Without yonr Red Cross Italy wonld never have realized that powerful sup port of the United States In the hour of need. Without your Red Cross thousands of French soldiers now gallantly fight ing for yon at the front would have died of wounds, exposure and lack of f.HMl. But now we must all redouble our eiT.Tts and sacrifices for onr Red Cross because a million mothers' sons are going to carry the stars and stripes to the greatest victory God hns everl given to men cghtlng for honor and He stands looking down,' this) A toine, s peasant, the u ,wltk the hoe looking dowa Into U rowu soil from which he and his ascaatst have lived. They have mad this sell and the sun ana the rain giro tfeem something each year not much, Uve 11 hood do yoa sea, and ptrhaps a lit tle besides, . : r , But the hoe Is brokers The ground about him Is torn, trampled, scarred, the fields full of great nits, as If some terrible, blighting d:ee has passed and left land nalnted mat dead. Tangles of coarse barbed wire, oats driven deep and now shattered, ugly, distorted, like the wrecked piling of rotting wharf. -,- Trees Blasted by Shell Fire In the orchard are trees blasted by shell fire, hacked with axes, branch less, and Antolne's lines have been hopelessly uprooted and destroyed. Ncarbr are a f.nv blackened oorlgbta i'jOimlr.s" ra tha skv like b''mt finrers. a pile cf Ioo stones from the fallen . chimney, c fenora neap everything, now beccrae notfc'ng, a vfamn of eioquant and silent docny. Here stood the house efAstoUiCt, ' And Anto'ae Is a peasant, srrertf tvliii the dried and toughened streruu of eld age, steeped, leaning upon that broken boe, a grotesque silhouette against the pile sky of dawn. slthui ette of despair in the hope of a peer day. Above bjm, close by the ruins f that hose, siands a single siestas cherry tree somehow untouched by tl-.o storm thit has passed, a tree with fresh green leaves and blossoms. From It some petals of pink float down upon the blackened stones. It Is slow work this digging with a broken boet Bat what can we dot An tolne begins the toll of the day." The red of the sunrise pales to bine. The two ' sons of Antolne, they wonld be great help, but they are gone; the horse too.. "Hello, Bill V Strange words, but plainly some form of greeting. Antoine looks up. ' A round red face surmounting a smut ted canvas coat Is beaming npon the peasant from a considerable height. This Is then no camion. , A Horse of Iron. "Time for spring plowin. bo," says the stranger. Then painfully and pa tlently In. the French of Columbus, 0 he explains that this Is a tractora horse of Iron which will draw a plow of hve shares, turning five furrows at a time, snd here Is the plow and here, " coupled on behind, is a great set of wheels trundling lumber enough for well, a small house at least, Antoltie Is 1 sure. Antolne's boe Is broken. Abo'nt htm lies the chaos ot his ruined dwelling. His sons are somewhere off there ea the firing line. Bat If they snail one day come back to him and find, after all, the fields In cultivation, a house Autoine looks Dp first at the cherry tree, dropping petals npon the black ened stones; then at the smiling face of the man who drives the horse of Iron. "And who, m'slea. sends this great plow of many furrows and the lumber for a house? Is It the good God?" ' "Oh, nong, nton sure," replied the roan from Columbua Ree Aug com glah I nothin' like that, M top. It's just the American Red Cross.; Which one o' them fields do you want So torn over first, heyf HER MOTHER She was Just a tiny bit of a French child, not more than' three or fonr years old. She was wandering about the Casino at Evian quite Independ ently and found herself In the line f repatriated children watting to be ex- mined by the American Bed Cross aoctor. She may have been lost, but she seemed very happy, hamming a vague and wandering scrap ot tune. What she had been through, back where the German army rules, no one knew. Some of the grownups were weeping with Joy to be among friends sgaln. It came her turn to be examined. "What is your nameT" the Red Cross nurse asked. "Marcelle." piped the four-year-old. "And your other turner "Je ne-saia pas," the child answered, with the utter unconcern one reserves for trifles. ("I do not know.") The nurse waa bothered. She had a card to fill out, and here was a child come back to France that did not know its own name. Don't you see her there" asked the nurse. "Which is your mother?" And she pointed to s whole crowd Ok." them. I Whir one?" Mnrcel'e echoed s Itt. tie plaintively, and then she found her brave answer by climbing p into the nurte'a lap, did thia Frenchwoman of four years. "Icf, tout le monde est ma mere, tu wis" ("Everybody Is mother le sm here"). . .