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uwuwxapga I I Zs 1 if "V f v \V \v \¥ ♦« x v** 1 I 11 I J I ill lull ESZ2 Y. M. C. A. IN PARIS RUNNING HOTELS Soldiers and Sailors of the United States Will Have “Home” Place to Go to. The American Army and Navy Young Men’s Christian Association in Paris is trying to make the American soldier and sailor feel “at home” when he comes to Paris on leave. Two hotels, one for officers and the other for enlisted men, have been opened here and provided with all the comforts of home and of a well regulated club. Both hotels are con venient to the railroad stations at which the men will arrive from ports of landing and the front. Other hotels will be open ed as may be required. Few men come to Paris on leave at present but provis ion has been made for the time when the American armies take their place on the fighting front and the men are given short furloughs from trench duty. The Hotel du Pavilion is reserved for 400 enlisted men. American ambulance men, soldiers, sailors and marines sta tioned in Paris are being housed there provisionally. They will give :p their quarters when men begin .coming to Paris on leave in large numbers. A correspondent of The Associated Press recently found the large loung ing room nearly filled with men in khaki, navy blue and the new peagreen uni forms of the marines. A boyish looking ambulance driver at the piano accom panined a quartette of two soldiers, a sailor and a marine singing American rag-time airs. “Give us another,” shout ed a sailor and the crowd approved lusti ly and joined in the chorus. “Gee, that's a peach of a fox trot,” commented a sol dier as the music, died down for the last encore. "You Promised Mother a Better; Write it Now,” “Why Not Send a Few Lines Home,” and other admonitions of like character on conspicuous signs were be ing obeyed by a number of boys around a large table in an adjoining room. “Say, how do you spell Champs Ely sees (he pronounced it ‘Champs Eliza’),” asked one soldier of the companion at his elbow. “Don’t ask me,” replied the other, “I’ve only been here two days. Whv don’t you go up anti look at the map?” With the exception of interrup tions such as these, the room was usually quiet. A few boys were taking a late meal In one corner of the dining room. “How do you like it here, boys?” asked a Young Men's Christian association official ■'Fine, home was never like this,” re plied one of the group. Meals are served at virtually cost prices. Enlisted me' can get well-furnished, steam-heated rooms for 60 cents a night. Association secretaries meet all trait" from the front and ports of landing and show the men around Paris and Versail les in sight-seeing auto-busses. Thea tre parties are arranged nightly and church parties leave tbh hotel for both Protestant and Catholic services each Sunday morning. Page 14 Accommodations for 100 army and “Sweets to the Sweet” Candy is an ideal gift to make those who have shown you courtesy during your stay in Augusta—inexpensive, yet appreciated. NUNNALLY’S Delicious Candies will be doubly appreciated. Packed in beautiful Christmas packages. Priced from r . Forty cents to fifteen dollars. ■MT in■ ii ■ i■»Mi ill ■! * Watson Drug Co. 912 Broad Street. Phones 637-638. TRENCH AND CAMP navy officers are provided at the Hotel Richmond. At this hotel meals are served by a committee of volunteer American women workers, headed by Mrs. Theo dore Roosevelt, Jr., and the men liked it so much that they; fell automactilly into the habit of tipping the waitresses. Word was tactfully passed around that this was superfluous and the Richmond has become the only “tipless hotel” in Paris. A shopping bureau established here undertakes all sorts of purchases for of ficers from handkerchiefs to raincoats and gifts for wives, sweethearts, rela tives and friends at home. SEND— THE AUGUSTA HERALD With all the news of the Camp and the city’s happen ings, back to the home folks in Pennsylvania. 60 CENTS A MONTH. Sign and Mail the Coupon. THE AUGUSTA HERALD AUGUSTA, GA. Send The Augusta Herald months, for which I enclose (at the rate of 60 cents a month) to the following address: Name Street and No.. City and State Kindly notify party that the paper is being sent with the compliments of the under rigned. Name Co. and Regt Camp Hancock. PROF. VAN ORSDELL, EXPERT PHOTO ARTIST 39 Years Experience Behind the Camera Extends You Soldiers of Camp Hancock An Invitation for a “Sitting” NIGHT WORK A SPECIALTY Distinctive High Class Photographic Work 404 JACKSON STREET UP STAIRS. Opposite First Baptist Church I AM A PENNSYLVANIA BOY 02 o I ■ s I “50-50 15 MY MOTTO" L. J. PALMERI 702 BROAD STREET. 310 JACKSON ST V MSH**** ■■■ l«l ■ m • Bi ■ Have You Written MOTHER SOLDIER BOY ?— or have you failed to send your weekly “chat” for lack of Attention line Army Men £ ne Writing Paper> WE SPECIALIZE Novelties,Gifts, Kodaks, on Films, Flash Lights, Army Printed t ost Cards and Athletic Forms Goods (A. G. Spalding) Ruling Famous Line ~Binding w Complete. —Printing. DO D*EVELOPINC JO WITT’S Send Us The Handsomest and YOUR FILMS Largest Stationery Store in the city. WHEN SHALL WE EXPECT A CALL FROM YOU, SOLDIER BOY ? You’re Welcome. " * JOWITT’SI 864 Bread Street. Augusta, Ga. ■ Dec. 12, 1917.