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About Cottage Grove sentinel and Cottage Grove leader. (Cottage Grove, Oregon) 1915-1921 | View Entire Issue (May 17, 1918)
A Great Net o f Mercy drawn tiirc
an Ocean o f Unspeakable Pain
To Save (he Wrecks of Humanity— To Fill the Hands Held Out to Us
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STRETCHING PARIS TO
MEET THE NEEDS OF FRANCE
Contribuirti by ti»*orge Wright,*
I’, r o*t«*r i•* \
A M O T H E R ’S P R O M IS E
T O H ER SON
By K A T H L E E N NORRIS
I in writing Mil'' very,
WHEN A CUP OF
COFFEE TASTES L1XE
A MILLION DOLLARS
The avalanche o f refugees that
awept Into Paris from the north of
France had been the despair o f the
authorities. -T h ese
stunned people were a new responsi
bility to he added to the thousands of
wounded men that came steadily from
the shambles o f the west front.
Purls is an old city.
It was not
ready to take In Its neighbors' chil
Its population was already a
tight fit. So It made the best o f Its
poor hospitality by offering up Its tu r
rets New building construction seem
ed Impossible. Men were scarce. The
mechanic was either manning the
trenches or fighting the fight In the
wur factories. Paris was distracted.
It Is wonderful Indeed how nobly
Purls tried to meet this condition.
And It Is remarkable how Paris met It
with the aid o f our own Red Cross
Unhampered by red tape or precede t.
our Red Cross put on overalls and
Jumper, carried the hod, became archi
tect, engineer and contractor and went
Into the building o f homes
a church lot that lay vacant: here an
unfinished hospital; th ere'a worn out
Ih-rgmnnu Shoes fur sale at the Wool
en Mills store.
LOR A N E.
He Got His Cup and T hen
Went on—to Death.
stay. Juvt ».i you pluuued I planned,
Through the establishment o f the
and 1 said to my.self: "W hen the time
eoinea for ua to part 1 shall make him line uf communication canteens in
a prom la#. ”
In-ar one, tlila la uty Pranee the American Ited Cross Is set
your new uniform without em T o m b i n g promise, and I iuake II for the term ting records In serving hot coffee, co-
for the (Inleat pul l of mi llnb Upon ull of your own— " f o r (he duration of the eoa und sandwiches to the troops. Oue
the new tlilngu that you musi have present war."
, of these refreshment units made an
there the pusaportu mid lileiitlfli'H
I promise you that while you are other new record recently, serving
ttoll ull|>M mid plniloglTipli, the knife away, whether It Is months or years, more than fiU.tMNI meals In one week.
aad peli mid writing pml, the lints nothing except what I ran give you
At another a cup o f coffee wus served
and uuinliein mid names mid cipher», and give all the others ahull till my every tell seconds for a period of two
I promise you that I shall de consecutive hours.
the mhlres.s hook mid Ilio thin umiliai life.
you liuve heen "t Helving no loud mid vote myself, here In safety, to the
In a single week these lines o f com
the Uni Utile Hllile. for till" letter I" work o f making what you do easier munication canteens often serve 80,000
I American and French soldiers
a |i. t of your equipment, too. or ut and stronger and safer for you.
promise you that I slinll give and
leu*! I like In think I hut It I*.
Soldiers In Box C-srs.
I'm going In tell you In It Juut one give and g ive— for the Cause!
or two of the llilhg» we've boon try- the money I i an spare, not the time 1 1 to our soldiers and their allies real
lug not to uuy In Illune In wt day a. Voti ve I have left when everything else Is ly want this form of Ited Cross serv
aulii to youraelf. huven't you. that done, but all the money, ull the time, ice? A letter from a young American
there were possibilities that 1, thunk all the energy I h a v e !
| aviator, a l'Jl? graduate of Princeton
(imi. hadn't aeeineil In think of
Yotir whole life huu been altered, I University, Is probably typical.
Vou've tuarvi'lleil gratefully, haven't has heen art to sterner and graver I might he added that this man has slnco
you, that I could say goodliv with music.
So shall mine he. You will been reported killed after bringing
dry eyea mid lulk uliout what we | know self denial, privation and futlgue I down a (irrtiiiii Taube. “ A 50 mile
■hould do when the war I" over. My while the vvur lusts. So shall 1 know | train ride over here," tie said, "Instead
dear, there la nothing nothing tint them. Kven If blurk news comes, even of tuklug a few hours may take days
can happen to you litui I haven't fore If the blackest comes, 1 shall remem , When we stop at a Rod Cross canteen
aeen In every detull alme May. unire ber that against your brave heart this I you can bet that a cup o f coffee tastes
th e very heglnnlng of II all
I know promise Is resting, and I shall go on. like a million dollar».”
th a ia n m e o f our men aie not going to And while there Is one man among our
It Is not always possible for a regi
1 know aa I write t hi a million amt among the millions o f our ment to provide sufficient food and hot
In the loom you love that your fin i allies who needs clothing and nursing I coffee on these long Journeys, where
(e r a may fumble for Itila little pleee and comfort* and mo I hcu for your sake I the men must often he parked stand
o f paper In aonie dreadful hour, a I shall not fall him.
ing luto unhealed box cars ordinarily
mouth or two moiitha or Mix monlha
Perhaps In dud s goodness this note used for carrying horses. So Imagine
from now, Juat to read It over mire will come safely hack lo me In the for yourself the warmth, the cheer, the
more for the Inat time, Juat to feel olive drat) pocket, and we will smile comfort that piping hot coffee and
111 your Ungerà out there In a "hell over It together. Blit, remember, until good sandwiches bring to our hoys a ft
lighted battlefield aoinethlllg that I that hour comes I shall he always busy er a night on such a Journey I You
have touched for goodbye
titling my own small place In the great can Just bet that It stiffens a man's
And thinking o f all tIII* for nlmoat machine o f mercy and as truly under [ courage. Your lied Cross Is handing
a year while you've heen getting the colors over here ua you are over out this renewed courage by the piping
ready to go I’ve been getting ready to there, d o d h l c s a y o u l
I hot cupful.
very munii mid on the thinnest of pa
per, mi lliHt l U h l l ’ folded II may "Up
lulu oue of the in.vc druh |K»cketi» of
THE RED CROSS H AS HELPED W H E R E G O V
ERNMENTS W E R E HELPLESS.
î a mill at I >» \ itlc
\l r•*. Thornton >
t ui tlav.
(Spceiul to The Sentinel, i
May 14.— K"V Foster made a buid-
I K " trip to the tirove Tuesday.
Mi-s Ida Chamberlain sprat the week
lid with her aunt, Mrs. Ralph l.yncli.
.1 mies Sutherland has returned to the
tirove after having visited relatives
Mrs. E. R. Perkins, who had been
staying with her daughter, Mrs. K. R
Crowe, returned to hci at Doruuti Sun
Miss Margaret Counts visited Sunday
at the Foster home.
Mr. uad Mrs. Alva l)avis arc the
proud parents of a son, horn May ".
Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Crowe and • hit
dun. Mrs. E. R. Perkins, Miss tiladys
Chapman and Miss Kilith tirier were
K u g e ii e visitors Sunday.
The two plays, “ The tiirls Over
Here,’ ’ given by the high school, and
’ * I’hc OKI Peabody Pew,
giv en by
iiK'inbers o f tht Red Cross, were very
- k . cssful. Receipts for the sale o f tick
ets, for ice cream and cake served after
ilie plays, and for a quilt made by the
Red Cross amounted to $"7 more than
expenses and this amount will be de
voted to war relief work.
TH E RED CRO SS M AN
Hcrgmnnu Shoes for sale at the Wool
en Mills store.
A M E L IA
J O S E P H IN E
Of the Vigilante*.
Broken with pain and weariness
A n d sapped with vile disease.
Back to the land of ruined towns,
O f murdered men and tree’
Through Switzerland from uermany
The trains of wreckage ran,—
And on the French frontier they found
A Red Cross Man.
S A G IN A W
(Special to The Sentinel.)
May 15.— Mr. Robinson, having fin
¡shed liis school here, has moved with
his family to Eugene.
Miss Etta Taylor, o f Eugene, spent
the week end at the C. ('. Moody home.
I.oivel Bcnston returned Saturday
from Hujada, and is working tor Mr.
Mrs. Howard Moody and children re
turned recently from North Bend.
M i s s Ruby Keene, o f Delight Valley,
spent Sunday with Miss Bertha Neat.
The Flliott family has moved into the
house recently vacated bv Mr. Robin
\ large crowd enjoyed a bonfire party
and weiner roast at H orn ’s grove Sat
The baccalaureate sermon will be
preached ivt the Walker church Sunday.
May 111, by Rev. J. K. Moore. The grad
anting exercises will be held in the high
school auditorium May 24. Governor
James Withycombc will deliver the ad
dress. 1 »«.gr graduating this year are
Echo Walker, Harriet lin ceo and Glen
building, all o f which In a fortnight
were started on their way toward new
apartments, rooms and sleeping wards.
We here at home who associate the
great Red Cross movement with band
ages and white gowned nurses must
¡ose this old Illusion In the light o f a
thousand other works for humanity.
In this case we see the Red Cross
first as diplomats convincing the civil
authorities o f Parts as to their ability
to remedy the situation, then as
architects remodeling buildings, chang
ing building plans, hiring labor gath
ered by themselves from the ex-sol
dlery and the older man, all the while
working under every Imaginable hand
icap, while Father Tim e cried, "(Jet tl
done, get It done.’’
So out o f the garrets came these de
spairing people to find new hope it
clean homes, to get new cheer out ot
sheer bodily comfort and fresh cour
age to Hgain take up the great trust
that France has kept so well— “ to car
It Is not strange that out
French brothers believe In your owe
Red Cross Just a little more than yoi
do. But should this be?
And when to what had once been home
Those haggard exiles came,
Young wheat was green above the scars
O f steel and blood and flame
Round new built houses where once more
The work of life began.
A n d still they found to welcome them
A Red Cross Man.
There the husband clasped again
The wife he mourned as dead—
The child was on its mother’s breast,
The old were comforted.
W h a t wonder if they hope to find
The Angel of G o d ’s Plan
W h o meets them at the heavenly gat#
A Red Cross .Man!