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Fort Des Moines Post (Newspaper) - January 24, 1919, Des Moines, Iowa THE PORT DEB MOINES POtT FRIDAY JANUARY 24 1919 FOG PROVES ONE TOO MANY FOR RED CROSS MAN Whether it was a case of having or trying to play Wind mma buff by himself is the in the otic Charles U cartoonist for the Fort Des Monies Post lied Cross repre ami major domo of artists says it was loo much fog h was early bst Monday morn ing that started from his hack of iul al the west end of thv parade grounds lor Ward 6 and as he passed the stand tie admired beautiful coat of irost which had gathered thereon So impressed was he with the beauty of the scene that lie turned after having passed it and stopped to admire work oi Jack Krost Afier drinking his fill of the scene and giving his artistic soul a real treat lie proceeded on his way But the log had played tricks on him and he was not sure which di rection was the right one So he wandered and kept veering to the north and During his JH pander ings lie humped Into a peaceful cow and thinking it was a buffalo ran as if he were being chased by the Hull sheviki Over muddy roads through corn fields arid barbed wire did tie tramp He hit a trench aud went In like a after a boche At last he hit a road and followed it only to he lauded at the back of his which he had started He is now thoroughly convinced that the world is round Y M C A NOTES The second series of the post bas league games were held in the auditorium on Monday of this week One of the best sings that lias heen held her made up the program Tuesday evening Secretary H H was highly enthusiastic over he showing made A checker and chess tournament is Leing planned at the Y lo he start ed in the near future AH men who wish to enter wilt leave their names with Secretary not later than this week f The V has a new pool table which is certainly coming in for its share of popularity Educational movies arc on the for this evening A sing and movies Dorothy Dalton in Green Eyes will he the main attraction in the au tomorrow evening The third series of basketball games in the post league will make up the program Monday Tuesday evening of next week will hold a full program Movies Folly Does Her Bit featuring Baby Marie Osborne will starl the hill a commu sing will be held and several wrestling bouts between men from Camp Dodge under the direction of Paul Prehn instructor at the camp will follow REGULARS ARE TO BE FURLOUGHED TO RESERVE IF TIME UP Authority has heen granted to alt camp and department commanders to furlough to the re serve on application such enlisted men prior to the declaration of war in 1917 and whose four years of service is up will affect a large num ber of men who were afraid that be cause of voluntary enlistment prior to hostilities that they would he held in active service indefinitely Not many men here will be by this order First Lieutenant Dickinson lock a patient here base been trans ferred to the general hospital at Fort Snelling and efl early this week BUNK FATIGUE BARRACKS i By Private Buck was so elated over th fac his appeared in tlie last issue of the valued Post that hi straightway purchased about forty nine copies of the weekly periodical and distributed them among liis A host of oilier barrack buys have almost pestered Buck to titur distraction by trying to bribe him to get their names if the light They are out of hick We ory cater to the Smart Set Privates and never miss a show of a night down town in one of the world famous play They pet private boxes too Ami they plant their huge hop pers complacently upon Uie brass railing recline abstractedly in the spacious chairs and dream dreams thai no mortal tris dared lo dream before We venture to predict how ever that they will he chasing the of their hopes around the of their dreams long after the birds begin to mate am the vio lets begin to the landscape Private Kirst Class was called to Milwaukee the first pan of this week Several men recently having come Iron Kurt Riley arc sharing the hardships of standing reveille with us 1C very now am then we hear them singing the beautiful little bal lad entitled O Our Wild Days Are Over We welcome to our pleasant little home Make yourselves al home boys A nose A home in Des Moines And out je They say that someone heartless cuss stole the love of Pvt Lades best girl Oh boy lint Lade is on the warpath now yon tell the world Our Weber has re and come back into the fold again It is now lime to slaughter calf The question open for discussion at our next weekly Junta will be Was it a cow or a that kicked the lantern over upstairs of the gen eral mess hall Sunday p m last all together boys Some BARRACKS NO 2 Tlic barracks received a number of inmates week some of the men who came in from Fort Riley on Monday being quartered in our barn Corporal Louis said he was loo to write the barracks this week We wonder If be has been hiring out at stenographic work for some of the fellows who are going to be in on the ground floor when the season for putting in applications for discharges opens again Private Mose Swartz came m afler games the other evening ami said Too much work for an old man to which Dave re plied If youre old then Im Wasnt is great the day the water was turned off was the main flow language when the went hack to tJie washroom only to find that their trip had been in vain Private the handsome society hound of the stable is getting to be an expert checker player We if lies learned to play check ers on his ventures into 400 of Dez Doc hought a brand new set of downtown the other day and now he is keeping them in his suitcase It has been ru mored that he will put them in a glass case and let boys look at them for bils a throw Sergeant Ed Justice a former in mate of barn received his dis charge from the service a few days ago It was said that he got it be cause of a weak heart Were just wondering what made it weak In formation Desk might be able lo throw some light on mailer When Claude Hawkins bawled his bunkie Private Edward Dye out the other day for smoking a cigarette we thought sure he would break Dyes wrist watch The only excuse that we can give for there not being more Barracks 2 stulT this week is that we dont live in the barracks any more If you want any more dope for the love Mike get correspondent and sec he stays on job Au BARRACKS 3 Pvt Raymond C Me Andrews Abe houghl me a package of the day if we would give a nice i paper on his departure He said Von know lell the boys I w a regular fellow and hate lo leave and I had many friends and everything yon know Well here Abraham one of Res Moines most popular Jewish boys was honorably discharged from the army fighting career covered many thrilling experiences in the dif ferent battles be fought in He was granted the Croix de Chevron meaning in English for bravery be wears on his sleeve History will read about his great deeds in this worldwide war and his name will go down with the other heroes of past Abe has a remarkable photograph which he claims was taken after one of bis bloodiest battles We mean that be told lo a girl in Des Moines h shows Abe sewing up the seat of tits trousers He told this said girl in Oes Moines that it ivas while saving Barracks 3 from blown np by a German spy last fall lint the truth of matter is that it was done by Ted the De office mascot while passing the detachment office with a litter on his shoulder Well anyway a farewell reception was given Abe on his departure by his comrades in Asylum three He was showered with many presents such as old shoes bottles ball bats and a few stove pokers As he passed the mess hall departing on high he loys also donated some rolling pins and a couple of skillets Abe was so enthusiastically aroused Over this reception that in the ex he left all tokens of remem brances behind and nothing could be seen but a cloud of dust rapidly ad Inward the north gate As a leader of men cannot praise this battle scarred hero too much Gone lint not forgotten Wanted A few men to carry lif ters See detachment commander Alayes With apologies to Sgt Krull the Billy Sunday of the detachment office will give a lecture Saturday afternoon from the balcony of Barracks 3 He will touch on subjects such as My street car mor on the 1 oclock special gave an imitation of a horse pulling liis foot out of a mud hole the other day while he was lav ishing tip a howl of luscious tomato soup in mess hall He also gave an imitation of a sword swallower but cut the end of his pallet off by trying lo take too many peas on the end of his knife Chick Kriedman wrote a new entitled The Affidavit week this column will be con tinned by an article on The Life of Corporal Starr on How to Deal With Criminals etc OVERSEAS MEN ARE BEING PHOTOGRAPHED Many of returning from Overseas are laking advantage of hav ing a picture made by one of the lead ins studios of the mid dle west located in Des Moines Iowa This is the Townsend Studio 613 Walnut street over the Kresge Ten Cent Store and up the marble stairs Those wanting pictures of real quality should make a visit to the Townsend Studio before being mus tered out Air Townsend has re 25 awards of merit from all over the world on the excellence of his work f is a respon sible place the price is reasonable consistent with quality and 10 per cent discount is allmen in uniform Visitors welcome Do not get con fused in the location Look for the marble slairs and plate glass show cases Examine the work and be convinced for ment The gold blue and silver service chevrons are a part of the uniform and will he worn by all enlisted men officers and fields clerks says a recent bulletin issued here a number of the men here are now wearing the service chevrons and more are ex to blossom out with the issu ance of the new order SCARLET FEVER THATS WHAT THE MAJOR SAID BUT A major may he a major but at that a caplain can now and then slip one over on him At least that is the way one Captain J M Kilborne chief of the physiotherapy department feels about ii if the story which leaked early last week can he be And here it is One day recently Captain Kil found it necessary to go to Ward 12 and take treatment with rays As is usually the case the rays burned a little and left a rfd mark on the captains chesl That evening he came hack lo his and said lo Major Schwerdt chief of the medical service Major I feel a little weak I wish youd see whats wrong and showed him the red mark on the chest he major look the captains tem immediately diagnosed the case as scarlet fever and wouldnt even allow his roommate to sleep iu the same room that night next morning the captain started to work and met the major a the door He was immediately or back to bis room until an am came to take him to Ward IS fun started and and loud was the case debated It finally ended in the major ordering bin to his room for the day to await That evening Captain Kilborne ar rayed himself in royal purple and fine linen for he was going lo a large lance He met the major before be and told him the whole story Ioi a while at least two would it even exchange calling cards GOSSIP FROM CLAYTON HALL By Miss Caroline Kriege Miss Nettie MacMillan A N C lias returned from Washington D C where she has been attending con vention for chief nurses of U S hos Misses Agnes and Emma Hanson A N C who have been stationed at lie Fort the past nine months re their honorable discharges this week and have returned to their homes at Omaha Neb Sixteen nurses from Fort Des were transferred the past week The following reported to General Vo 35 Bailen Ind Winifred R McGuire in Reserve Nurses Amanda Hale DC Uida Kenson Helen Sam nelson Margaret McMahon Jessie Somers Edna Carlson Cecile Ander son Pearl Williams Blanche E Nurses transferred to Base Hospi tal Camp Sherman Ohio included Pratt in Re serve Nurses Eva Todd J Marie Se verson Helen Dale Ellen Barnett France Kellogg reported ill this week are Miss Swanson Miss Bogard and Miss Advertiser of the Krullers found a good reason for the nurses defeat in volley ball Could it be a similar rea son that caused the Fort Des Moines basketball team to pile up that 218 score al Camp Dodge last Tuesday To whom it may concern Visiting hours at Ward to 4 p m t Miss latest song Oh When Can I Go Steppin Again And we surely wish we were an Eva Fay Think of the scandal we what knowledge we would have concerning discharges to say nothing of the twentyfive plu war tax wed be extract ing from the curious public Wanted at once Members for the pumping committee to aid us in our search for gossip And just when we think everything is going lovely and were saving money and still going to shows and dances and parties and everything Washington sends out another order Bulletin No J these headquarters calls attention to the fact that mem bers of the medical detachment have been retained in the hospital after they have recovered sufficiently to be returned to duty They wil uys the bulletin be sent back to their work quickly is possible Northern Artificial Limb Company Manufacturers of ARTIFICIAL LIMBS Trusses Apparatus for Feet and Shortened Limbs All Kinds of Brace Work for De Crutches Etc Phone 3521 1023 Walnut St Det Manufacturers for U 8 Government Every Record Keeping Need Is niet promptly at We specialize in supplies for military organizations know the requirements have the goods and give the right kind of service Keep our complete catalog at hand for ready reference Call at the store when you come to town The Store of Service Better service has given us trie largest prescription busi ness in the state of Iowa We are widely known as The Meeting your friends here take full advantage of our special service to soldiers Enjoy the fountain and tea cup den OLSENS PHARMACY The Rrull Store SIXTH AND LOCUST STREETS CHRISTIAN SCIENCE WAR RELIEF ROO M OPENED FOR MEN IN THE SERVICE WELCOME 212 Building Phone Wai 2221 Cor 7th and Walnut Entrance on 7th Hotel Irwin New thoroughly modern and absolutely fire proof One block from Fort Des Moines Car line and across from Union Station Boys have your friends and relatives stoo here while visiting at the Post Out thi Ad and at Dek Ft Des Moines Dress Club MAX LEVY MJT Cleaning tnd Military Clothes Remodeled Uniforms Hide to Order at Ft Des Moines and Union Ave Hotel Lloyd ROOMS ll UP Tub and Shower Baths Without Extra Charge j 6th and High Telephone High Sts Market The Recreation BILLIARDS awl BOWLING 40 2 Per Cue 6 Alley 2nd 3rd and 4th Floors Over Casino Theatre 515 Locust St GEO STROTZ ASK W H COFFIN RAY tONLEY THOMPSONS Turkish Bath TUB AND SHOWER BATHS SWEDISH MASSAGE St Second Phone Walnut 2042 Turkish Bath With Room for the Night Room With Tib or Baths Sure You will want to renew your Subscription to the Post for the next 3 months
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