Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 111, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 9, 1918 Page: 4 of 8
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The season for a cool "lid'' is hero
and we are prepared to
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More precious to the soul of the
music lovcx than fine jewels is Music's
RcCrcatioil Thoinas A. Edison's
new art. '
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your mind a complete understanding
of what Music's Rc-Crcation means.
It is beyond description. To know
its full meaning one must sit unJcr
Music's Re-Creation for the mo-
ment takes one out of one's self and
away from the cares and trials of
the day. '
What a blessing what mental re
fresh mcnt in these days of intense
nerve strain anxiety and sacrifice!
Whether gay or serious you will
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It will multiply your joys.
It will raise you out of your de-
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moments of stress. It will soothe
you in moments of restlessness. It
will bestow upon you almcst human
It will enrich many years of your
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human voice an J the music of human-played instruments with such
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EARNS 14 CENTS A DAY;
HAS WIFE AND BABY
And Yd This True Story Has a
Even a Frenchman snniollmes loses
for awhile at least his "unfailing"
sense of htiinor
Take for Instance the ease ot
ninn from Lille a soldier Waeltele by
name and only "tweiily-tlnee. He had
done pretty well for the youngster had
already his own printing shop In that
northern Trench town which Is sUll In-
side the German lines. In the trenches
Waeltele developed tuberculosis and
he was sent to a hospital at Grenoble.
There ho was considered Incurable
Hid after the usual three months of
treatment he was granted his 14 cents
H duy pension. Said his fatherly army
doctor "My sou you can perhaps cure
yourself If you will live in the moun-
tains tf you will eat plenty of nour-
ishing food uud above all if you don't
Waeltele should have smiled but he
didn't. He was thinking of his baby
and his wife and his 14 cents. "Dont
worry!" ' The humor of It entirely es-
Then (lie Ited Cross stepped In. He
was found by an American woman
with some American Ited Cross money
for Just such cases and within a few
hours he no longer had need to worry
lie wns sent to the mountains at La-
mure in the French Alps happy In
the knowledge that his family was be-
ing cared for by these amazingly kind
And now the army doctor's words
are coining true. Wneltele's lting is
healing fast and he Is dreaming of
another printing shop and of living
npain some day with that little family.
There hove been over 400000 new
rases of tuberculosis In France sluce
the war started and to care for these
cases and cheek the White Plague's
spread Is merely one of the big Job
the American Red Cross has set out to
accomplish. " . " '
FATHER AT WAR "
TRAGEDY AT HOME
Just WhatHome ServiceMeans
to a Soldier.
The father ktssea hi wife and kid-
dles goodby shoulders bis gun and
marches away to war.
For a time the current of life flows
smoothly for the soldier's little fami-
ly. Then cornea the tragedy. Mother
Is taken ill. The little brood of broth
ers and sisters ts helpless. father
to turn to. A helpless mother I
To whom can the American soldier's
family look at this critical period?
Must a brave man's loyalty to his
country mean desolation and suffering
to those nearest and dearest to ulra?
No I Emphatically no! The Amerl
ran people will not permit the fami-
lies of their soldiers and sailors to
suffer because their breadwinners art
righting for their country. And so thr
Kod Cross Department of Civilian Re
lief has created a nition-wide organ
(ration for home servlc? for U10 laml
lies of soldiers and sailors.
Under the banner of "Home Serv
leu'" patriotic men and women havf
enrolled and are devoting themselves
to the noble tnsk of ?lping soldiers
families to meet and I .djust the prob
lius ot everyday life and aiding tbem
to maintain the standards of health
educatiou and industry.
Home Service True Service.
Home service means keeping the sol
dler s children well and In school li
iin-iins lidiug the family over financial
roubles arranging the household
hu'lset. meeting insurance premiums
adjusting a mortgage bringing med-
leal aid and legal advice to bear at th
right moment In short "Homo Serf-
b e" Is true service In that It provide?
t ! warm handclasp of friendship
rnther than the humiliation of charity
li calls for sympathetic understanding
and Intelligent consideration of tb
most vital needs of tlxi soldier's family
'i'lie Red Cross Is pledged to "nomc
Service" wherever needed In the Unit-
ed States-. In each chapter of the Ited
Cross there will be a home service
section under competent hands; whom
mission will be to protect the welfart
of the soldiers' and sailors' homes and
.to safeguard the normal development
of their families in employment and It)
ideals of self help and self reliance.
Why Seek the Coo)
ing Breezes of the
Around our fountain it is always
cool. We serve the coldest of Cold
Drinks and Ice Cream that will make
you forget about hot weather.
All day long our fountain flows and
we make a specialty of catering to
the wants of the crowds that come
after the shows.
Delicious Chocolates "made last
night" kept on ice. She will enjoy
a box of them.
If it is drugs of any kind you
"In Business For Your Health"
BROTHER OF CHICKASHA MAN
WRITES OF ATTACK ON FRONT
LINE; "TIN HAT" SAVES HIM
"The work that the Red 4
tx Cross it doing In Franca
w this winter Is worth mora 4
than a million and a half 4
American f ldiers in tho i
lines in France today."
k General Retain. 4
P. H. McGregor ot this city has
just received a letter from his broth
er Lieutenant Frank II. McGregor
now on active service in France Lieu-
tenant McGregor was lormerly a phy-
sician at MangUBi. He entered the
army service last September aud was
connected with the British for a time.
He now Is a surgeon in the Ameri-
can medical corps and his letter deals
with the first front line experience
recited in a letter yet received in
Chickasha. The letter in part fol-
lows: "Came Into the line yesterday
morning. Met the Bodies attempt-1
ing an advance and my Initiation In-
to front line warfare was certainly J
a warm one. We had to advance
across open fields under heavy artil
lery fire shells bursting all around
us. I had not been in the shelling
over ten minutes when a piece of
shrapnel cracked down on my steel
helmet I am sure it saved mo from
quite a serious injury.
"We came up from reserve where
we had been resting. Got orders
early in the morning that the Ger-
mans were attacking and we would
have to move up quickly to help hold
them. We marched a few miles and
then moved up to the area of shell
fire in motorlorries. Then my exper-
ience began. Within 30 minutes we
were crossing the fields under heavy
shell fire and took our places imme-
diately in the front line. Of course
we had some casualties before get-
ting Into position. I opened my reg-
imental aid post in a small village
about ISO yards behind the line. The
wounded poured .la rapidly for a
while as our casualties wcro quite
"An hour or so later due to lieavy
machine gun fire I had to move back
about three-quarters of a mile. At
this place things are some quieter
and we are out of machine gun fire
at present. Things are more in our
favor today. We fought yesterday
with little artillery on our side but
today our battories are doing heavy
work and after the Boehe's bombard
mcnt of yesterday I like to hear our
shells whizz over and land in the
enemy lines. B-on't know hoW long
we are expectod to hold on before
being relieved. VBut things are bo-
ginning to go our way and we will
give Fritz his fill."
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Pool, J. Edwin. Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 111, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 9, 1918, newspaper, May 9, 1918; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc733191/m1/4/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.