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MONDAY, NOVK.MIIKU 1H, lOfs). Y. M.C. A.VOMAfl i UNDER FIRE OF GERMAN GUIIS Boston Young Woman Has an Unusual Experience. INTRENCH WITH SOLDIERS In Mldit of Fierce Bombardment for Pour Hours Keep Her Nerve Our. , ' Ing Storm of NoIm and Bursting Metsl Boche Flings About Evsry. thing Ho Hat Into Village Orderly .f Saves Colontl'a Life. By MAXIMILIAN FOSTER. An xMrl(Mice not often almred by women In thin war waa that of Mlaa Vary O. Clark of Bout on, Mont, now a Y. M. O. A. canteen worker In Franco. For no less than four houra Mlaa Clark waa In the mldat of a norce bombardment by tho Roche runt, part of the time lylnc with a detachment of American soldiers In an open trench. In tho name attack later two Ited Triangle worker, Dr. John Brownlce Voorheea of Hartford, Conn., and K. W. Dallew of Leitng ton, III., wera hit by shell splinters and aeverely Injured. Tho village where Mlaa Clark's can teen la altuated la In an advanced po altlon clone to the front line trenches. Until the day In question, a Sunday, the Iluna had not paid much attention to thla particular part of Franco be hind the lines, nowever, In thla par ticular part of tho war none, tha Toul sector, there la no telling where bis mornlng'a hate will break forth. In thla case, apparently, he waa only bid ing bla time to wipe thla particular vil lage off the map. The day dawned brilliant with ran shine. Shortly after 8 a. m. Mlaa Clark waa getting ready for break faat when the first ahell aalled In over the roof tope, and landed In a dump-heap not more than BO yarde or so from her open window. The Orat crash did not atartlo tha Y. M. C. A. worker. She looked out Juat In tlma to aee the dump-neap fly skyward, de acendlng presently ra ahowera of brick, dirt, farmyard and other debris. PRINTING THAT PLEASES v V A second ahell followed Immediately, upon which pandemonium broke loose In tha hamlet. The detachment of American troop billeted there ."nine pouring out of doorway and window, all Intent on seeing what waa going on ; and with thiun came a few scatter Ing; French penaant. tho remnant of the vlllage'a former population. Tims to Move. A the ahell by thla time were fall Ing thickly among the roof and al ley near by. Mlaa Clark decided It wna time to eeck aome lea exposed poNltlnn. Accordingly ahe locked her tnink, and picking up what amall vain able ahe had with ber, ahe made her way Into the atreet A French peaaant waa Juat paaalng. Mix Clark recalled that the woman wna waatlng no time, but aa ahe aaw Ml Clark ahe panned long enough to Inquire: "Are you afraid, Mlaar Mlaa Clark hnan't decided yet whether ahe waa at that exact Inxtnnt; how ever, ahe shook her head, when tha French woman, bidding her to follow, made on down the village street Halfway to the end or the afreet the Y. M. C. A. worker encountered the colonel In command of tha billeted troop. He and the regimental chap lain were looking' out of their quar tera. watching the bursting ahell. However, aa there waa a lull now, they invited Mlaa Clark to Join them at breakfast The party was hardly seated when again uproar broke loose. At the anme time regimental messengers brought the newa that already there were aeveral casualties In the town. Things began to happen then, one after another. A ahell pitching over the roof top laid waste a near-by house, and waa followed Immediately by another still hearer. "You'll have to move out of here," the colonel told Mlaa Clark. Down the street, Juat beyond the town limits, was a refuge trench laid out for Juat this ever gency, and the colonel directed Miss Clark toward It. Once ahe waa head ed In the right way, the colonel and the chaplain went off to aee what was taking place elsewhere. Take Chance With Soldiers. It waa evidently much. Mlaa Clark, when ahe reached the trench, found It already occupied. A section of troops, acting under orders, waa stand ing there on the alert; and after a gasp at the sight of a woman, an American woman Into the bargain, there In the midst of that shell Are, they made haate to help Mlsa Clark Into the trench. They even tried to tuck her Into a sheltered corner In one V WE DO UAtLX mHiVU BIVEUS OutsUKH of the slg-aags, the man there giv ing op hi place. Mlsa Clark, bow. ever, would not let him move; and taking her chance with the soldiers, ahe stood up among them. Bhella were again falling everywhere. Presently a runner .brought In the new that the regimental chaplain had ben killed, and that the colonol'a or derly had been alaln also while atand Ing beside tho colonel, a later run ner brought tho report that the order ly had aaved the colonel's life by leaping In front of his commnnder when the shell burst The Are now wna a mixture of shrap nel and high explosive shell. Walls were fulling everywhere, and when one of the big onea landed there waa an eruption of brick, atone and tiling thai filled the surrounding landscape. "What did you dor Mlaa Clark was asked. "Do? Why, when the aoldlera duck ed, I ducked too. There waa nothing elae to do." Woman Keep Her Nerve. Occasionally there were brief lulls In the firing. None of thera lasted more than a few minutes, and each evidently was a trick on the part of the Hun to entice the unwary Into the open. At any rate, the firing would ceaae for two or three minutes, when It would burst upon the town agnln In a sudden deluge of flume and fly ing ateel. Anyone caught out at this Instant waa almost certain to suffer. Mlaa Clark does not profesa she waan't frightened. That atorro of noise and bursting metal would have frightened anyone. However, the aol dlera all 'agree that the woman "Y" worker kept ber nerve during all the trying ordeal. Now and then a ahell would fall close to the trench In which the was standing, bnt fortunately none fell Into the trench Itself. Again and again, though, the soldiers In the trench begged Mlaa Clark to crawl Into the comparative safety of the angle, bnt this she refused to do. Tm here, Tm a woman, and I'm useless. HI stay where I am," was the reply the soldiers say she made. And there ahe stayed. However, along toward noon the bombardment abruptly ended, and after waiting to make rare It had, the soldiers urged Mlsa Clark to make her escape. As the cloud of smoke and dust settled, ahe climbed out of the trench, and made her way along the now ruined street to the regimental headquarters. There waa ruin everywhere along the way. The Boche, evidently In a fury at the punishment our boy bad Inflicted on him a day or so before, IT! had flung about everything he had Into the village. The main part of It of course, ws shrapnel and me dium caliber shells, but mixed In with this were a number of the huge Aus trian high explosive ahell. Where they fell they had wreaked devasta tion to the surrounding walla. Stone and brick filled the street; and there were craters where the blgb explo sives bad landed. No Place for a Woman. At headquarters Mlsa Clark found the colonel, no had a gaah on bla cheek, a memento of the ahell that had killed hla orderly; and as he saw Miss Clark hla relief was evident Divi sion headquarters, he announced, bad wired over, ordering her to be re moved from the town at the first op portunity. Besides the chaplain and tire colonel's orderly there bad been other casualties; so that It manifestly was not a place for a woman. Even though Mlsa Clark protested at being made to leave ber charge, army or ders are Inexorable; and that after noon a Y. M. 0. A. car took her back to a town out of range of the German gun. "It waa prety thrilling," said Miss Clark. "I ehall never forget the eight of those huge sheila landing every where abont me, raking down the walla of the houses I had come to know. Neither can I forget the sound the shells made when they came roar ing toward ua, then burst The worst part of the experience waa when our boys began dropping Into the trench with an account of the casualties. "Yon ought to aee So-and-So, bla head's shot off." they'd report; or "They got 8o-and-8o; I helped to scrape him op." One or two of the vtctlma they told about I knew personally, and It was dreadful to learn they had gone." Mlsa Clark. In aplte of what ahe went through, la not any the worae for her experience, but In aplte of her appeals, the Y. M. C. A. haa decided to have her work In a leas exposed position. BULL ATTACKS SOLDIER Han on Scout Duty at Training Camp Haa Strang Experience. X Y. Maxwell of Elmlra. on scout duty at the University of Oregon offi cers' training camp, brought his knowl edge of bayonctttng Into play the other day without waiting for an Instructor to call "enemy" when charged by a bull while crossing a pasture. The five companies were advancing on a mile front to the rifle range three mllea from the university for machine gun practice at the time of the Inci dent Maxwell was a acout for Com pany D. He waa taking part in a maneuver ln "enemy country." Sud denly he aaw the bull coming. He stepped to one aide and as the animal rushed at him, struck it across the nose with his gun, breaking the stock of the weapon. The bull did not at tack a second time. ...... TOUGH TO BE FAT Man Glvea Up Pound a Day to Get Into Marines, A pound of flesh a day for 15 days will be the sacrifice made to his coun try by Jack Charles Read of San Fran cisco, i ," Read attempted to enlist In the United States marines, but was told that he waa 15 pounds overweight He Immediately declared that be would remove , the 15 pounds of fatty substnnce within 15 days by taking a special course in dieting and exer cises prescribed by his physician and would then reappear at the Marine corps recruiting station. "Shylock didn't have a thing on the marines," declared Read. "He only wanted one pound of flesh these fel lows want fifteen. Gee, It's tough to e u fat man." Fashions In Humor. A lady once suggested "Alice In Wonderland" to a steady-going ma tron. The volume was soon returned with thanks and with tho explanation that what waa wanted was something "light" not all those puzzles. Un questionably, there ore fashlona In humor. ATTENTION! TRUCK, TRACTOR AND AU TOMOBILE OWNERS We have In our employ one of the beat acetylene welders on the coast. All kinds of heavy machinery and aluminum crank cases welded. We weld anything. All kinds of lathe work turned out. . TRICES REASONABLE Phone 100 Crater Lake Motor, Co. MEDFORD, OREGON Classified FOR BALK FOR BALE 40 tons first class al falfa hay, baled, at the barn. C. D. Woolverton, Rogue River, Ore gon. 2S FOR SALE Thoroughbred Brown Leghorn cockerels, T-months old. C. Bcbaefers, Rd. 2, lower river road. 21 FOR SALE 'Horse, hack and har ness, call at 602 Bridge . street Mrs. W. M. Turner. IS FOR 8 ALE Thoroughbred Cheater White weaned pigs, IS. H. E. Gordon, Rt. 2, Oranta Pass. 19 120 ACRES O. ft C. relinquishment, one-fourth mile from the Gebers school house on. Crescent City highway, 40 acres level. Price $175. L. A. Leaner, realtor. 19 1917 CHEVROLET with demount able rims for sale. Is in best run ning condition. M. J. 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Gordon, Rt. 2, Grant Pass. 1 WANTED AT ONCE $1,000 - loan for year 'on 136 acrea timber on Coyote Creek, two milea from Wolf Creek station, halt mile off high way, Douglas fir, aome sugar pine. Cruises between 4 and 5 million. No underbrush and all amooth timber. Write Bob Roberta, Hotel Clark, Glendale, Ore. 21 WANTED Bookkeeper and aten ograpber. Muat be good at tig urea and have some knowledge of shorthand. Address No. 1932 care of Courier. 18 MISCELLANHOUM JITNEY SERVICE Any where, any time. Phone Mocha Cafe 181-R. Otto J. Kalps, Residence 149-Y. HEMSTITCHING and plcoting done to order. Handicraft Shop, Med ford. Ore. N 38 GARAGE First class work; elec trical work a apeclallty; satisfac tion guaranteed. Ola and gaso line. Everett Steiger Garage, 211 North Slxt'u Street Phone 298.' '42 i t The California and Oregon Coast Railroad Company TIME CARD Effective Nov. 19, 1918. Traina will run Tuesday, ThursdaJ and Saturday Leave Granta Paaa., 1 P. M. Arrive Water Creek .- 2 P. M. 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