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m g &/ni Wff j I < V '‘l X v** \ f. ! I |i: z ill GOVERNOR BRUMBAUGH PRAISES HANCOCK Train Four Hours Late and Plans Disarranged. Praises Camp. Left For Camp Gordon Hon. Martin G. Brumbaugh, governor of Pennsylvania, paid the first official visit of Any governor in the United States to Camp Hancock last Friday. The governor was accompanied by Mrs. Brumbaugh, the members of his staff and their wives, having arrived from an inspection of the selective service men at Camp Lee, Petersburg, the day before. Because of the train bearing the party being four hours late, some of the plans for the governor’s reception were not carried out. The party ar rived at the union station in Augusta at 1:35 o’clock and was met by a num ber of officers from the 28th Division, Brigadier-General C. T. O’Neill, repre senting Brigadier-General F. W. Still well, acting commander of the division. Mayor Littleton of Augusta also wel comed the governor and party. Through lines of military police, the governor was escorted through the sta tion to automobiles and the party was taken direct to Partridge Inn for luncheon, given by General Stillwell, who awaited them. Major-General C. B. Dougherty, a retired Pennsylvania National Guard officer, was present with the divisional generals. At 3 o’clock, the governor and party went to the camp, where all the officers of the division were presented. Fol lowing this, the governor visited the entire camp and at 4:30 o’clock review ed the 112th Infantry, commanded by Colonel George C. Rickards, senior colonel of the division. The review is referred to elsewhere. Dinner was served at the Partridge Inn and early in the evening the entire party entered the special car at the station, retiring early. The train left for Atlanta at 1:55 a. in., where an inspection of the Pennsylvania drafted men was made at Camp Gordon. From Camp Gordon the party went to Fort Oglethorpe and then to Camp Sherman, Chillicothe, Ohio. Others in Party. Aside from himself and wife, the governor’s party is composed of Adju tant General Frank D. Berry, Colonel and Mbs. Walter T. Bradley, Philadel phia; Colonel and Mrs. Thomas E. Murphy, Philadelphia; Colonel and Mrs. Edward M. Young, Allentown; Colonel and Mrs. Louis J. Kolb and Miss Catherine Kolb, Philadelphia; Colonel and Mrs. J. Howell Cummings, Philadelphia; Colonel and Mrs. Henry W. Shoemaker, McElhattan; Colonel Charles A. Rook, Pittsburgh; Colonel L. Benton Long, Ridgeway, and Sec retary and Mrs. W. 11. Ball. Governor Praises Camp. In speaking to press representatives before leaving, Governor Brumbaugh said: “Camp Hancock is undoubtedly the best tented encampment that I have ever seen. The site is splendid, the climate excellent and local conditions good. I am indeed pleased that the soldiers of my state have been dealt with so generously as they have here in the Southland. “As for the men, in all my experi ence with the manhood of America, I have never seen so large a body of men in such physical trim as the Pennsyl vania soldiers comprising the Twenty eighth division. I have inspected the men many times, but until today I have never seen them so physically fit. They are in better trim now "than when they returned from the Mexican bor der." CHRISTMASINFRANCE Old Fashioned Celebration By Y, M. C. A. for Americans. American Training Camp in France. —The American soldiers in France will be treated to a genuine old-fashioned American Christmas in the Young Men’s Christian Association or “Red Triangle” huts. There will be celebra tions with Christmas trees not only at the base camps in the American training zone but also behind the trenches from which the American boys nmv are facing the Germans. France will supply a tree for every hut, and the Y. M. C. A., with the ex pected help from home, will provide a gift for every soldier. The movements of the troops make it impossible to guarantee that indi vidually addressed presents will reach the person to whom they are sent in every case, but the "Red Triangle” or ganization, as the Y. M. C. A. is now being called here, intends that every man shall be remembered, even if the Christmas package addressed to him personally from home cannot be deliv ered. The Christmas feast and Yuletide entertainments are being planned at the Paris headquarters, an<f" it is in tended to make the first Christmas of the American soldiers in France as much like the home festivities as pos sible. "BLACK SPURGEON” COMING. It may not be generally known among the soldiers at Camp Hancock that Au gusta boasts of the “Black Spurgeon of the South,” in Rev. T. C. Walker, D. D., pastor of the large Baptist Institutional Church. Dr. Walker has an enviable rep utation all over the South and is said to be a wonderful orator and scholar. He has promised to deliver a series of ad dresses in the camp and it is hoped that he will appear at Y. M. C. A. Building No. 79 next Wednesday night. TRENCH AND CAMF> KNIGHTS COLUMBUS OUTLINE PROGRAM Secretary Greevy Plans Variety of Attractions For Soldiers. On Monday evening, November sth, we held our formal opening, on which occa sion the building was dedicated and ac cepted by the military authorities of the camp. The musical features of the even ing combined with the splendid address es of the three generals in attendance made the evening's entertainment very enjoyable. On Tuesday evening we held five in teresting boxing bouts which were well attended. On Thursday evening, a very attractive musical program, consisting of selections by several soloists, music by the orches tra of the Hospital Corps, and cabaret singing and playing by John McDonough of Co. C of the Signal Corps, entertained a large number of the men. On Friday evening we are holding a minstrel show, which IS being staged by the men of Co. C of the 109th Inf. Beginning with next week, the Mon days of each week will be set apart for a lecture of an instructive nature. The Tuesdays of each week will be given to concerts and to local talent un der the auspices of the Catholic Ladies’ Club of Augusta. The Thursdays of each week will be dedicated to boxing and wrestling match es, and will be under direction of promot ers in the camp. On the Fridays of each week we will stage an entertainment by talent, selected from the men of lhe camp. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays will be set aside for entertainments of an impromptu nature, which will be suggest ed fro mtime to time. FRENCH SERGEANT TELES EXPERIENCES Large Audience- Fascinated With Recital. Augusta Women Entertain BUILDING NO. 77. Building Secretary—R. C. Dobson, St. Louis, Mo. Religious Secretary—William Berg, Philadelphia, Pa. Physical Director—E. H. Landis, Dayton, Ohio. Educational Secretary—G. P. War field, Rockville, Md. Assistant Secretary—W. E. Griffin, Augusta, Ga. A large number of men were fasci nated and entertained on Monday night by Sergeant Russell of the French army, who is at the camp. He spoke in French but often in English, de scribing things of interest in the French army and some experiences which were personal. On Tuesday night some of the boys who entertained were: Paul and Bar ger, Co. B, Engineers; Crawford, Co. K, 110th Infantry. “Living Pictures,” by Augusta ladies, wa sthe big hit of the Augusta enter tainers on Friday night. Miss Willie Parks and Miss Mabel Abernathy and a number of other Augustans are to be thanked for this enjoyment. Program This Week. Wednesday—Dr. Maitland Alexander. Thursday—Moving pictures. * Friday—Augusta entertainers; Mrs. Eve, patroness. Saturday—-Checker and chess night. Sunday—Dr. Kerr Boyce” Tupper. Monday—Moving Pictures. Tuesday—Soldier Stunts. Italian Army Has New Commanders The conference of British, French and Italian representatives has result ed in the creation of a permanent in ter-allied military committee. New leadership for the Italian army has been provided. General Cadorna, who has been in supreme command of the Italian army since the beginning of the war, has been given a place on the new com mittee. New heads of the Italian army have been named. General Diaz has been appointed first in command, with Gen eral Badoglio, second, and General Grandino, third. General Foch, chief of staff of the French war ministry, and General Wil son. sub-chihf of the British general staff, will serve on the inter-allied com mittee with General Cadorna. “A” BUREAU OF CAMP SERVICE Of The AMERICAN RED CROSS For the Benefit of the Soldier in Camp and His Folks at Home. Ready always to serve every sol dier or sailor in the service of the United States in time of emergency, whether in the camp, at the battle front, or in the hospital; also ready' to serve his folks at home in their hour of need. Aid for the soldier in camp must come through requisition from the officer in command. For Red Cross service to those at home, address as below and deposit in camp postoice: Field Director W. C. Denny, American Red Cross, Camp Hancock. FRENCH LESSON BY FOSTER Practical Terms of Speech Pronounced and Defined. Study It. T!ME~OF DAY Quelle heure est-il? Keller ayteel? What time (hour) is it? Il est une heure Eel ay teen err It is one (hour) o’clock Il est deux heures dix Eeel ay der zerr deess It is ten minutes past two (two ten) Il est clinq heures et demie Eel ay san kerr ay duhmee It is half past five (five and a half) Il est quartre heures moins quart Eel ay katr err rnwan kar It is quarter to four (four less a quar ter) Il est huit heures et quart du matin Eel ay wee terr ay kar dee matang It is eight fifteen in the morning (8:15 a. m.) 11 est midi (et) neuf Eel ay meede (ay) nerf It is nine minutes past noon (12:9 p. m.) Il est minuit vingt Eel ay meenwee vang It is twenty minutes past midnight (12:20 a. m.) Le train part a quinze heures dix Luh trang pahr tah lean zerr deess The train leaves at 3:10 (15:10) p. m. (The train schedules are written ac cording to twenty-four a day reckon ing. so fifteen o’clock would be three o’clock). DATE OF MONTH Quelle est la date aujourd’hui? Kel lay lab daht ozhoordwee? , What is the date today? Janvier, fevrier, mars, avril, mai, juin Zhangveeay, fayvreeay, marss, ahvreel, may, zhwang January, February, March, April, May, June Juillet, aout, septembre, octobre, no vembre, decembre Zhweeyay, 00, septahngbr, octobr, no vahngbr, daysahngbr July, August, September, October, November, December Aujord’hui est le premier mars Ozhoordwee ay. luh pruhmeeay marss Today is the first of March Hier etait le sept novembre Eeair atay luh sell novahngbr Yesterday was November 7th. Il arrivera en France le vingt-cing decembre Eel areevuhrah aling Frabngs luh vangt sang daysahngbr He will arrive in France Dec. 25th. DAY OF WEEK Quel jour de 1a semaine avons-nous? Kel zhoor duh lah suhmen ahvong noo? What day of the week is it (have we) ? Dimanche. lundi, mardi, mercredi, Demahnosh, lurngdee, mardee, mair cruhdee Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Jeudi .vendredi, samedi Zher(lee, vahngdruhdee, samdee Thursday, Friday, Saturday Aujourd’hui est mercredi (le) quatorze novembre Ozhordwee ay maircruhdee (kuh) katorz novahngbr Today is Wednesday, November 14th. Hier etait mardi 13 aout Eeair aytay mardee tray zoo Yesterday was Tuesday, August 13. LETTER HEADING 101, Rue de la Paix, Paris, France He) 8 juillet, 1918 Sahng urng Ree duh lah Pay, Paree, Frahngs (luh) wee zhweeyay, deez-ner sahng deez-weet No. 101 Peace St., Paris, France July 8, 1918. Mon cher ami: Mong shair amee: My Dedr Friend (masculine): Ma chere amie: Mali shair amee: My Dear Friend (.feminine): Mon cher pere: Mong shair pair: (My) Dear Father: Ma chere mere: Mah shair mair: (My) Dear Mother: LETTER ENDING Tout a vous Too tah voo Sincerely yours Votre ami sincere Votr amee sangsair Nov. 14, 1917. Your sincere friend Votre bien devoue Votr beeang dayvooay Yours very truly NUMBERS—MONEY Un, deux, trois, quatre, cinq Urng, der, trwa, katr, sank, One, two, three, four fiv.e Six, sept, huit, neuf, dix ‘ Sees, set, weet, nerf, deess Six, seven, eight, nine ten Onze, douze, treize, quatorze, quinze Ongz, dooz, trayz, katorz, kanz Eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fif teen Premier, second, traisieme, quatrieme, cinquieme Pruhmeay, suhgong, trwayee-em, ka tree-em, sankee-em First, second, third, fourth, fifth Combien d’argent avex-vous? Kongbeeang, darzhahng, ahvay voo? How much money-have you? J’ai cinq francs Zhay sang frahrrg I have five francs Cing francs font un dollar Sang frahng song turng dawlar Five francs make a dollar Cent centimes font un franc Sahng sahngteem song turng frahng One hundred centimes make' a. franc Un centime vaut un cinquieme d'un sou Urng sahngteem vo turng sankee-em durng soo A centime is worth one-fifth of a sou Le sou vaut cinq centimes Luh soo vo sang sahngteem The sou is Worth five centimes Vingt sous font un franc Vang soo song turng frahng Twenty sous make a franc Voulez-vous de la monnaie? Voolay voo duh lah monay? Do you wish some change? Je veux de la monnaie pour vingt cing francs Zuhr ver dud lah monay poor vant sang frahng I wish change for twenty-five francs TOURISTS FAIL TO SEE Y. M. 0. A. ABROAD Work Done in Buildings Like Barracks. Often Overlooked Because of Similarity. The Y. M. C. A. War Work in the American camps overseas is not on the main tourist routes. It is back with the nien in the military camps. The build ings which the “Y” has constructed in these camps are just about like the bar racks themselves and they have none of the earmarks of a stone-front city Y. M. C. A. structure. For these reasons the people who “tour” France seldom see the War Work of the association in act ion. And this has led to some belief in some sources that the “Y” was not do ing very much on the, other side of the water. Such reports however are mis leading. Evidence to this effect is found in a re cent letter sent to friends in America by Robert Freeman, a Presbyterian pastor in Pasadena, California, who is now in War Work for the Y. M. C. A. in France. This letter was sent from Paris, where freeman is now located and is dated September 15th. it savs: “Men of every sort of life and calling are filling in wherever need is and none of us are doing the thing for which we are specifically trained. Meanwhile I am thoroughly satisfied that my part of the sacrifice has not been wholly in vain and I am happy for having made it, confi dent that I shall be always happy that I did. miikc it. The need here is trcixien* dous, the opportunity immeasurable. "Occasional commissions go through France on one quest or another and may return to America to condemn the Y. M. C. A. but the fact is thev have not seen it at all. They -suffer themselves to be guided frequently by those who are not in sympathy with the associa tion and they return to tell that we are doing nothing. A know of several cases where influential people went through our territory, I mean my division, and came out saying we had two huts and one or two secretaries, while, as a matter of fact we have about thirty men, five women, twelve huts and some other Now those people are going back to speak and write in Am erican magazines and churches and thev are incapable of telling the truth. Our buildings cannot be found unless they are looked for because they are just like the regular barracks, distinguished only by the Y. M. C. A. sign or by the groups of soldiers gathered about if it happens to be the time of day when they are free. Os course we are not doing all that needs to b dne. but we are dong a . whole lot and shall do more just as fast as we can get the men. Italy has just invited us to come in there and Mott has return ed-from Russia asking for a thousand sec retaries for that country. Surely the harvest is great but the laborers few “After a glimpse at how things are be ing done in this exemplary British base I am to undertake the direction of the First Expeditionary' Division, I feel quite akin to Solomon, at least akin to him in his sense of need, his prayer is inv pray er, and I hope for wisdom for my b'g new job.” it is to maintain men, buildings and equipment of this kind in the field in France for the use of the American over seas forces as well as to support the work in the camps at home that the Y. M. C. A. is undertaking a campaign throughout the nation during the week of November 11th to 19th for $35,000,000 for its war work. This sum will be needed to support this cause until uly IJst, 1918.