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The Rio Grande rattler. ([McAllen], Hidalgo County, Tex.) 1916-1917, November 27, 1917, Image 22

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20 THE WADSWORTH GAS ATTACK a n d RIO GRANDE RATTLER A I Oik-x Foo.tr Days Service ond Fksrt C krs Work / o o v o o o o r . W c O ' a p . o ,,.4 W o e A o A n w m . K k l a c o s 11 | O j p-L < C oin n: serve friend , A I \ I ) (- v )i . I r e l f !i ' ( o Oie x(i) ' cxiLiti n of Training rVn me e tin g - p I a. c e f o r the soldiers, and, w' eeen v r c 1 u of o - m L i, ' w c i e I A- ool' ii or the j Bede ml Activities. They the families and since each house • none1 oi 11 is provided with a cafeteria under expert man­ agement, they fill a long-felt want. An official hostess is provided, who is assisted by local volunteer workers.' There are rest rooms, w rit­ ing rooms, and an information bureau—in fact, the Hostess House serves as a haven of refuge for visitors and soldiers alike. UNRELIABLE? “You can’t rely on a stuttering man.” “Why not?’” “He always breaks his word.” ' I foil J I in i 1 AMAAAO 3AA rA> y 1 ■ oi i ,u t i yd s f < 1 1 M 1 o c I (/ onto, i mu A uguw— il< c ’Mne, and daxfou Hid I lor Tils would leave the more severe months m rest, recreation and shelter away from ”e front, back in comfortable quarters fit­ ted up with modest steam-heated apart­ ments, neat little brass bedsteads, and hot and cold running w ater. As it is now, there are only two kinds of w ater available at the front—cold and stagnant. Outrageous! A modern war ought to have modern conven­ iences. I suppose it is too late now to introduce my idea into the European armies in order to affect this winter’s campaigns. But next year I shall take some lively steps to inaug­ urate it. I shall speak to our General about it. Meanwhile I can be thinking up other ideas. —C. D. Under New York’s new taxicab law, what is fare for one is fair for all. 1 iKld came I ids or m '> > W gtWu iw o j i ot Aoc, md W , »i\ s<o h— I be mweb fin r e 1 m \ sn hem Urn dnnrui c (die gaiwm ci.ai^c, became Ike shri ,'clcd because my waistline’s large. Ah, well, can do his little stunt at home, if he can” few beyond the raging foam. By humping all the day, and buckling down like wax, methinks that I can pay each added wartime tax. By helping liquidate our Uncle’s grievous bills, XT1 keep my record straight, though shy of m arital thrills. I’ll pay up like a guy who wants to do his share; so when the boys go by, I ’ll get no stony stare. I can not pack a gun, or wield a snickersnee, because I weigh a ton, and have the housemaid’s knee; I ’m troubled with the gout and falling of the hair, but that, won’t let me out—I still can do my share.—Walt Mason. (Copyright by George Matthew Adams.) 11 At a time like this every citizen must guard against the subtle venom of the German sympathizer and the plausible protestations of the professional pacifist.”—'Providence Journal.

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