The Chicago Medical Recorder Volume 40

The Chicago Medical Recorder Volume 40

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...is invigorated and gains in capacity for better things and straight thinking. More power to the movement that takes boys from the sunbaked streets, the nerve wracking noises, the ingrown mentality, the home of every vice and the wholly artificial atmosphere of cities, into God's own open country that is the normal home of man, as it is of the trees, the flowers, the birds, and the "green things growing." THE PARIS "CHICAGO HOSPITAL" FOUNDATION (Incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois) We publish the following information for all our readers and bespeak ' their earnest co-operation for this most deserving enterprise: _ The plan to build a Memorial Hospital in Paris--a tribute to the nations whose sons have fought together for freedom--has materialized, and the building is to be called the "Chicago Hospital." We are sure there is _not a citizen in Chicago or Illinois who will not feel a source of pride in this plan, which is to be carried out immediately after the cessation of the war. To ask one thousand citizens, each, for a gift of one hundred dollars, or a hundred-dollar Liberty bond (or this amount from any group of citizens), does not seem too grasping when we consider the appeal made upon our sympathies due to the appalling destruction to France and to its people. What ground does this appeal not cover in our obligations to this heroic country? We do not mention this nation as the only one to suffer among the Allies, but the one on whose ground the decisive blows are to be struck and where destruction can but continue up to the moment of victory. And when the war ends it will leave in its wake an appalling need in the way of attention to numberless crippled soldiers, wounded men, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236967879
  • 9781236967879