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“ “Mr. Spanish Flu.”
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”’f"‘"fit’& germ came into camp,
(AN pame was Spanish Flu;
; .Mm a friendly little pest,
R%m called on quite a few,
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2Te i ite friendliness was doow,
R jfl‘wn:t gre:tad Wnl‘;:l a frown'.‘ :
. ! 'JM ut us u r quarantine
” “gé?hd ltore our pass to town.
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. .. Now what are we to do?
" . The only thing that ean be done
7 ‘" Is to fight the Spanish Flu.
" Having work to do, the staff of V
bloek Y, M. C. A. squared their shoul
een.},m,led the implements of their
arions missions and dared the “Span
{sh demon” to show its head. Letters
‘weré written i the usual proportion,
‘the same number of laughs passed
over the desk, and volley balls were
tpatted back and forth more furiously
| than ever before. What mattered such
‘@ little thing as the entertainment
ban? Likewi®e, in days past, the
mountain refused to come to Ma
met, but Mahomet journeyed to the
i oun},ln, Spanish “flu” drew quar
anting lines of .temporary effective
s about V hut, so V hut extended
service to the affected barracks.
‘ ivery limitation brought a new and
. @ffective remedy, and before many
' §ours ‘had passed V hut had estab
. Hished many branches throughout the
| hidway section.
‘,‘ The additional effort was requited
iin fu Energy fast exhausting was
‘guickly réstocked by high lights of
igood mnatore and gems of wit. Cau
fion and deflance walked hand in
‘ domand when the American soldier
histlés in time of doubt there fly
~j#parks of humor enough to illumine
| (¥he day kest peried of anticipation.
flz' lu* was discussed in full in the
“|parragks of the newly formed divi-
R onww train. One group of the
- ew @ TS were especially loud in
- defiani f‘g{the scare.. “Why,” re-
B i ig Pennsylvanian, “three
fourths of the men in the field ‘hos
i', tals have only plain colds and, the
‘lgther fourth is getting away with
'{Bunk fatigue.” . S
:'3 At this point in the speech of de
i flance’ "4 member of the group
i lgoughed. Changing his attitude, the
! Pennsylvanian continued, ‘“Listen
i Bere, if you ‘are getting that Spanish
Buensa,” he cautioned. “It may be
“o the hospital as fast as you can go.
Btill, ‘you can’t tell me that there is
“finy such disease.”
&g In the camp quartermaster detach
gtent. quarters George Rifendifer was
Hjctusing a circle of subsistence men.
(Don’t €all, the epidemic Spanish in
llence)”* he cautioned. “It may be
ifluelicé of some sort, but remember
fihat Spain is still neutral.”
48 Passing the room of Shorty Collins,
gptimist, on. his way back to V
‘St the secretary heard it remarked
‘QRat “Spanish flu” must be a prodigal
fister of the Dutch Cleanser family,
Apcause its appearance has freed the
{ |id k__‘,;_.‘qetion fPem visitors’ rubbish.
*.l "Why not use the pots now serving
[email protected] cusSpidors for. the geraniums this
Wwinter?' asked a soldier in G hut,
, When he saw the new articles order
" ¥4 for the building by the military au-
Shorities. It so happened that all the
. #ißcretaries could get in Baltimore was
‘@Rwer pots. The geraniums are really
A -‘fi:}ty and the suggestion is a
" AR 7y ¥ %
i':Y" at the base hospital, just
J§ sned last week, was véry busy.
\J /rax . had Gens. Carter and Gaston
-} fmpletec .their speeches of accept
jce wher the hut became filled with ,
aidical men, who were overworked -
% ‘:',%%3 long strain -of attendance
“§fiot the sufferers with the “flu.”
Seeretaries Clair and Shunk are not
Rin any opportunity to be of serv
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i {¥oroced to Take New Quarters.
8 _}_,};;% Bn. of the 154th Depot
R ;fi is gleeful now. In turning over
-;% irracks to the slightly sick of the
& f‘ 'L Batidnts they were forced to quar-
SV i the reconstructed stables of the
IE 308th Engineer pack train and the
g'e st bles were turned over to the
3 -toms. -
S fhieytre telling a corking good one
3 iSesgt. Brown of the 244th Field
; 88l outdit. It seems Brown was
Aaileiton .the other night to assist in
B ypeetinc a number of boys for “flu”
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Suspects. The work from the s
kept every one on the jump. but in &
little while, with its pling up more and
more, Brown began to get a bit ex
city. After Brown had been scurrying
hither and thither for some time he
was ordered to report on his taking
of temperatures. ‘lmagine the sur
geon's surprise when he saw Brown
place the wrong end of a thermometer
in a chap’'s mouth, thereby taking the
temperature of the room instead.
Thé Double C “Y" ha
by order of depot bfl&%’éfi,’é’,fiififfi.’
ters, last week Tuesday night, wWhen
the boys began to inquire as to when
the doors would be open again. The
depot brigade order closing all wel.
fare buildings in its area, came like
a shot out of the sky ,and just when
the Double C staff were in the midst
of an extremely busy evening. In
less than fifteen minutes the building
was in darkness and plans were being
formulated as to how still to serve.
The closing was a bit inopportune
from the standpoint of several hun
dred new n&ln whoshad only arrived
in camp when the closing order came
through.
Since shutting the building the can
teen business has been carried on
through the front windows, where the
same hours for business are as strict
ly adhered to as hitherto. !
As one chap put it, “We never real
ized what the ‘Y’ gave us until it
was closed,” expressecs the sentiment
heard on all sides of late. And an
inquiry heard as often has been,
‘“When are you going to open?’' These
sentiments are peculiar of the entire
depot brigade section at present and
the secretaries of the CC building are
as anxious to have things running at
top speed as are the boys.
HIS VIEW OF INFLUENZA.
Secretary Reed Sees Less Scare in
Camp Than Outside.
‘Secretary Reed in S-Hut says:
“You no doubt reca!l the once popu
lar song, ‘Fiewey, Flewey, and are
-also’ familiar with the slang phrase
‘he has, gone up the flue;' also the
lnnocent} lie you tell the children
about Santa Claus coming down the
flue as well as the “Rookies” watch
ing the malil carrier passing over the
camp at noonday, after which they
hike to hut. purchase cards and write
home telling the folks the largest
bird he ever saw in all his life just
flew over the camp.
But listen: This “Spanish flu”
stuff has sure got them all-beat at
the one-half pole. Every one Knhows
what massed singing means, but not
until this ‘fiu’”’ came among us, have
we ever heard of “massed” sneezing.
The boys of the 63d gather fin
groups and sneeze solos, duets, trios
and quartets. Then in blows the
72d and they pull all the stops—
use the loud pedal—and away go-°s
the ‘“massed” sneeze, after which
fever sets in, joints ache, stiff shoul
ders, pain and the bunch is off for the
- “Base.” Yesterday a couple of chaps
from Company A. 63d were in the
“Hut.” One, after coughing, under
took to expectoraté in the cuspnidor.
but missed it. The other suggested
he go back to the rifle range and
take a few lessons in aiming at cus
pidors.
The boys of the 62d Infantry (Cal
ifornia) stood in grours and reminded
a westerner of a bunch of ostrichs
on a ranch, just after plumes are
. plucked.
Many funny incidents are the order
in barracks and “Hut.” Take it all
in all, éven with the side of pathos
in a few instanccs, we are inclined
*to believe there is more scare outside
the camp than there is within. for
these soldiers have only one d sire,
and that is to go over there and assist
in finishing the “jeb”; and, take it
from me. these chaps of the 63d and
72d have the tabasco sauce stuff in them
to do it.”
The bovs surely enioyved a real
treat last Sunday evening at the song
service, while during the Sunday
school hour, Private Edwvard H. Lan<e
played two numbers on his ccllo.
Private Lange is surQy an artist. and
his solos were greatly appreciated by
his brother soldiers. He resides in
civil life, Newark, N, J. H~ a'so is a
real violinist and carries his instru
ment with him. We informs us he
will play ‘America’ during the time
our boys enjoy their feast in Berlin.
Come again )\'r. LLange: we all love
you, and love ‘~ ~-r you play.
- E HUT.
Diseases. like :080ns, seem to
bring their fashions. The present
popular one with the sick and con
valescent men being to term their
meals “A glass of fried water and a
toothpick.”
P. S.—Thought we heard sSome one
sarcastically remark, “Chestnuts!”
Perhaps they're right. but after the
old “Right-about face, forward,
march,” joke, some one pulled in
these columns a couple of weeks ago,
almost anything ought to get by.
Here's a tip to the fellow with an
eye for business. who can succeed in
getting a pass right now. Go buy up
all the left hind rabbits’ feet vou can
beg, borrow or steal monzy to pur
. chase with. They are sure to bring
high prices in ceriain partg of the
camp while the epidemic lasts. ;
Speaking of charms, Corp. Moore of
D Company. 718 t, must have- lost his,
for the “flu” double-crossed him. The
carporal’'s fine physique and good na
ture. howeyer, must have proVed too
- much for the disease, for jt let up on
i 1.0 MRy, © ol e e
Treairn . Taa ST oy Bs e I
area, having been his privilege to have
a whole ambulancé to himself on his
way to the base hospital. Stevens says
‘‘the drivers agded honor to distinction
by trotting théir mules all the way''—
usually a court-martial offense. -
The trip was brought about so rapidly
that Stevens says he ‘failed to catch
all the details,”” all he remembers is
hearing the doctor in the infirmary say,
“fever 106, next a fast ride and then
the sudden realization that he was be
tween \'c?ol. clean linen sheets with a
nice looking nurse standing by.”
Just a minute—Private Frazier, Com
pany A, 17th, just blew .in on his way
back from Glenburnie range. He says
he feels ‘‘like the old family mule.”
While many amu;lng and interesting
incidents will be cherished by those who
have passed safely through the influenza
siege, their joy will be tempered with
the remembrance of those comrades
whom the scourge has taken. As we
w;l#e. news comes of still more deaths.
O list, however, .is neither con;:lete
nor accurate enough for publication?
The members of E Hut’s staff join in
svmpathy with the ccmpanies from which
these men have passed, for we, too, had
the pleasure of their acquaintance and
shall miss them keenly. . i
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MEETING GENERAL FAVOR.
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New Schedule Adds Vigor to Sec
retaries—“S” Hut Notes.
The new schedule of three days each
six weeks for the secretaries seems to
be meeting with general favor, as the
men returning are filled with new
vigor and an impetus to render bettér
service than ever.
Lieut. H. 1.. Jenness of the 72d h-\
fantry is a frequent visitor at “S”
hut. He is a broad-gauge man and
appreciates the work being done by
the “Y.”
“S” block has a “phenom’” in the
way of a crayon artist. The black
boards at “S” are unuvsually attractive,
all made so hv the talented young sol
dier, L. R. Witzel.
The Germans m-a;'—_be thorough, but
thev lack efficlencv. Onr gnldiers are
both thorough and efficient, as thev
use their hands, feet and heads: auick
to know_just what to do and then to
dn it. One night last week., just as
the lights were beinz shut off at “S"”
a voung chan came runnine in to the
hut and asked Secretarv RNeed if he
had a lantern. “No” being th~ renlv
and noticing the youns man heinga
bareheaded. Secretary Reed incn'red
what assistance was needed, nd that
ke conld furnieh a flachlioht, Tr shan
stated that he had fallen. over an em
bankment nearbv and broken the
stron on his wrist wateh. ond the
night being very dark, he immedintely
placed his hat on the spot where he
fell. He then start~d for the hut,
where light ard assistance con'l he
had. The secretary accompanied the
soldier boy. and within four feet of
where the hat Iny the watsh lay s
harmed. “The watch that Mabel zave
him ba¢tk home'™ A CGerman could not
Fave thonrht that ..ut in three weeks.
Eddie did it in three s~conds.
Quite noted "rfip;"u-)n in the 63d In
fantry, the “crack” California regia
ment, is Owong Y. G 2 born in San
Francisco twentv-eicht vears aron,
taken to China hv hig father when six
vears old, returning at the nge of aiv
teen and schaoanled j California, TTe ig
efficient in manv ways, speaks Eng
lish quit: fluertly. and. when on the
rifle range, his tareet ghootin~ is
good. These California men are a fine
lot., but thev dn arree that tha Tihle
is correct in its statement that the
wise men ar2 of th. east.
The rookies fr-r;m‘_ Baltimore have
one Zood time writing and nhonine to
those dear girls only sixteen miles
away, but 9, so far, when it takes a
pass.
Capt. Thomaoh of the 634 Infantry
is one of thr-a awriqahla o “lamien
face heams when coming to hut “S.”
He is very popular among his men.
The 63d boysA returned from rifle
range, and the secretaring nf < -
come their return, as ttg’e;); have been
missed from “S’’ block. rty o 00l
lot of westerners are these chaps.
- Lieut, Jenness— bf the 724 is one of
those real American gentlemen and a
soldier with soldierly bearing. .
eet . e .s e e s s
A Hit on the Range. .
Chow was down, mess kits wash
ed (?) and put away: the last note
of retreat had sounded and all the
boys of the 71st Infantry bad clat
tered away to their tents.
‘““Now for the big show down at the
E Jask”
“Big show, huh! Out here? Youll
o
have to show me, Jim!” J
Yet the show came across. never:he
less. for a nlatforfn had been rigged
up by the “Y” man back of the little
wall tent that serves as s'amn em
porium afid “Y” headquarters “down
at the range.” And there. under the
light of one big kerosene lamp,
mounted on a peost. with candl-s for
footlights, the crack enteratiners of
Company B and Comnanv A ként the
surrounding crowd in gales of laugh
ter.
Never did Corn. Eberle’s accordion
strike happier chords than there, in
the shelter of the woeds.
I.alley’'s weird dance and fine big
voice were no less fascinating than
in the aunditorinm
Corp. Lightelie. inimitable, hyvpno
tized the bavs for%more than twenty
minutes. The wild cheering and
laughing almost blew out the candle
footlights.
“Big Six” Whiteinyer brought down
the house with a couple of stories. )
and tQ: trio of musiciars from Com
pany A—Joseph Lembardo. with his
sweet tenor; Samuel Hornstein, with
mandolin, and Joseph Abbote, guitar
accompanist*—-delighted all.
Who says they can't come across
with a “big show” down at the range?
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His Own Fault.
From the Lowisville Coufier-Journal.’
“Flubdub doesn’t think much of
Plunkville hospitality. He's always ™~
a3 i “.& . .
R e L 1 don’t :’fl 2
the did, but they had to put him

“Y” to Engage Prominent Orator
and Athletic Board Arranges
Many Games. &
Elaborate plans are being made by
the “Y" and the camp athletic board_to
celebrate in a fitting manner Liberty -
day on October 12. -
Acting General Secretary Moss is in
charge of the engagement of a speaker
who will present to the soldiers here the
President’s views on- world démocracy
and the opportunity for service which
the American .Army has before -it.- -- -
If the quarantine is lifted by that °
time it is likely that the athletic board
will arrange foot ball games and boxing .
shows, otherwise. the athletics will con
sist only of cage ball and soldier soccef.
The committee on arrangements for
the athletics consists of Lieut. Rice, 63d
Infantry; Liemt. Gurd, Depot Brigade,
and_ Clarence Foster of the Fosdick
commission, besides Secretary Sweet,
the “Y" athletic director an/d. chairman
of the board. ’ s
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Scribbles From Y. M. C. ‘A.—CC.
" The 20th Company boys, 164th Depot.
Brigade, were on the scene early Sun
day morning to secure a generous
quantity of athletic supplies for the
day. The company's base ball team
stacked up against the 17th Company
outfit and was forced to take a trim
ming to the tune of 8 to 2. It was
a ra.ttllng good game and enteitained
a big crowd of onlookers.
They're telling one gn Chap’ain
Hester that's too good to keep. t‘han
l2in Hester is attached to the 104th
Depot Brigade and has been in ciinb
for several weeks, -but this happened
only a few days ago, owing Lo the
fact that the chaplain had always
b n in befare “taps”’ was sounded.
On a recent night he was caught out,
but thought r.otning of it as he.-wend
ed his way toward his quarters, until
h delv u ed to halt.
“Halt! Who goes there? soundéd the
VO . o e of tha darkness
As the chaplain tel s it, this brought
a ser.es o Ui 18 and shocks wve
causc he was plumb up against it for
a reply, having never been coached
a8 to Lhe proper answer.
“Imagine my surprise,” says the
chaplain, “when the next instant the
guard began to yell ‘A coupe of
- ‘A coup'e-of guards!’ By this
taorve was acout ready to call for
help, imagining myself in the guard
house for an indefinite sojomin.”
/The guard had yelled ‘Corporal of
the guard!” and the chaplain mistook
it for “A couple of guards.”
Oh. boy! If you want to hear some
classy syncopated piano play ng come
around when either Jack Noolan or
Walter” Rozers is at the Knabe.
They're “bears’ at d'gging tickling
mus:¢c from a p'ano, and both are en
ter~l in the big contest that's go'ng
to be held shortly in the CC amphi
theater. .
It was decided to postpone the big
ragi e p.ano-playing contest which
was to have been he d Thursday. Cce
toher 3, until a later date. Tt will be
held ‘n the QC bhlasek amphithe-ter as
scon a3 a itable date 8 deecided
upon, Those ccsiring to enter the
contest shoald send the'r names .to
Secreta:ry Brooks SBhackley, Y. M. C. A.
—CC, at once. A nieda. will be given
to the winner of the contest.
Th- Fovs Ytave heen :Isk?nf_}- fer
Coateg and Graham, former members
of the stuff. Coates is woiking for a
commissicn at the C. O. T. 8., Camp
lLee. while Crahan. is attendin. the
chap an’s ta'n‘ng school Both men
did excentiona lv fine work whil~ sta
tioned at Double C and their absence
has been keenly ’elt.
The new bus‘ness work directoy is
Mro. AR }:gude of Hutchinson Xan.
He is a photographer by profession
#nd s making a big sacrifice in leav
ing his business and home to Le.p
the bovs he. e und “over there.” He
has bheen O. K'd for overseas duty
and expeets to get to France within
the near future.
Many members of the Depot Brigade
who were fortunate to see the big
moving picture production “Per
shing's Crusaders,” in the building a
short time ago, didn't hesitate to con-
Bratulate thf “Y" in securing such a
_ fine producfion. It atiacted one of
the largest audiences ever seen in the
Dcouble C audito: ium.
The 10th Battalion. 154¢th Denot
Br:ngade. is fortunate in having such a
“live wire” chapla'n, Rev. L. R. ¥iee.
Chapiain Free is “putting over” some
fine perspnal work right along, and
in assisting in the various CC reli
gious activities is lending much ma
terial help. His church I}B the Boule
vard Tl'nited Presbyterian Church,
Philadelphia.
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“Only a Voluntee:.”
tContributed by Corp. Robert H. Gerbizg),
Why didn’t T wait to he drafted
And led to the traiu by a band?
Gr pat in a claim or exembinn?
On, w''y did T held up my hond?
Why didn’t 1 wait for the hanquet?
) Why didn't 1 wait to be. cheered?
For the draftee reeives all the credit,
While I only volunteecred.
Buet nelody gave me a banguet
And nover a sovl a kind word;
The pur;' olf the engine and the grind of the
wheoels
Were all the good-hye that 1 heard.
Then off to the trainfng hustlad,
To bhe trained for a good half year.
In the s'waffle abandoned, forgotten;
I was only a voluntecr. ’
p?sras A td;'c’ hl:, tMufnfltr'.
'iem my litt sils on my s 3
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Head of Signal Officers’ Training
School Makes Motor Trip in -
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When Col. John B. cwlu.; ead
- of the Signal Officers’ Trafning Sckael,
reached here last week he “blew In™
via automobile, which had b w o
him all the. way from Leon SpHngs
‘Tex. ‘Just to prove that he camie dis
rect from ‘the land of cottom,” the'
colonel had tied to the machiné & lot
of the southern “snow drops” and one
" tift’ was given Maj. Denell, who g
building the new camp. e
: The colonel made the trip in twelva
days and came through Oklahoms and™
Missouri. e e
. When Sergt. Shipfer first went ",-;
the Army he was put in a “ ()
the west. He soon got away frof . the
* bench job, as he found that he would
never get to the front. He is now ind
Company A, 32d M. G. B. ; _ ikirj.--
Capt. Have, who used to be &
" leutenant in the 310th F, A., I‘ W
in Meade again and attached to heads
quarters, S e
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~The Ealtimore ‘3Jjadquarters” off
the officers of the 33d F. A, is the.
Ssuthern Hotel. And the girls know
it. co e
Lieut: Warrick, in the Quart
ter Corps, used to he associated wit] :
the “Y", at the West Branch, New.
York cifl'. He is from New Jersey.
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~ ~° B HUT NOTES. k.
f o' ou— 5 LAkl
On Friday night Secretary Manson;
working with Chaplain Heany, put of
three rattl'ng boxing bouts. Men w &
entered in three _ classes—bahtam,
light and middle wéight. In the first
bout between John Leo and
De Witt, lightwelights, there wW&#B"
plenty of action, and at the end
three 'fast rounds a draw was de=
clared. The men will bg seem
action mgain fion_ to settle the ques~
tion of superiority. In the middles"
wefght class Herman Dorsey of the
. “Fighting 34" Company won in a %‘
ovér Herbert Mitchell of ‘the ol
Company. The real hit of the night
was the bantam bout, when Corp.,
George of the Bth Company (alia ’
Charlie Chaplin) had the crowd in &
constant: roar as he cleverly outs
pointed Georre Gravelli of tho,%fis
company. The officials were!?. #
Church, referee, and Chaplain eany,
timer. {g
ey &
The men who attended services ‘1
day morn‘ng in the “Y” were 'y
apreeab'y suvprised’ at havin%
Welsh, the wile of Chaplain
play the piano for the services.
B hut is most fortunate in xotfl g
as the new relizicus work dire :
Rev. Pace of Kansas He has the,
smile that won't come off and he is
already acquainted with the men ;
the area. e
el % et
Everybody wanis to know what w
the matter vith the old B block pm
band. Biily Wnatts, et busy. -
Private Gibecn of the 14th Compattfi;
is some magician as all who wit=
nessed his jerformance will agree,
He makes oat=: out of rand and Wfl* :
have a bi~ inh on h's hands if Mr.
Hoover gets hold of him, .
You ca2n’'t heat the r;-\'clnolnglafi;:f
bove, They do ecverything at the
psycholosical moment. While everys
bodv else was talking about cold
weather they went into town and got
basket ball and foot ball outfits. .
Sergt. Campbel! of the 14th Com
panv was a success’vl contractor o
civil life. but he szyvs that this olg,
army game ha< them all heat. He I 8
studying specificatiors for a new rodd
that he w'l’ huild from Cologne to
Berlin. \Go to 3t Qg Top.. VA
Have you scen ‘he new paper boys?
They are the “Y” men taking books,
macazines, C-mp Mecade Heralds,
Trench and Camn snd other ‘good
things to t hovs in the barracks.
Who said “fA-1"? Tt takes all that 9
make a world 4t
: e e e e e ee et l’
Appomattox Ignored.
By Private Werhert Wolix, 113th Sige
nal Bat‘alion, “Sheridan.” :
During a recent hike our battalion
was marching through a little Ml!llqgfj
sippi village. An o'd colored man of
post-bellum days standing before hh;
lJittle hut watched the troops march
by with sparkling eyes. It was more
than he could stand. Raizing his ctggu
in one hand and his hat in the othér
he shouted: <
“Doggone, boys. you-all gonna git
dem Yankees dis time!” %
In "Beaure'.'m';!;;'wa visitor from
FEurope told of the use of nictures on
camions or trucks, as follows: 7
Bach camion of the flezt he worked
with has an individual simple picture.
i.ssigned it, painted on both sides ana.
tailboard. An officer trying to locate.
a certain truck might receive gply bee .
wildered - stares from puzzled vi }
if he asked if ~-.mion No. 17396
through the village. But if he asked
“lid you see camion with a whale
painted on it?” the.-answer probably
would be “But yes! an hour age.”
Poor Father. e
From the Pit(sburgh Lesnder.. - gf"
~ Child—So you're my auntie?
* Aumt—Yes, dear: I am _your Aung
~_ Child—Well. you're ofl the.
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