Medicine: Ninth Crusade

Baccho! It was the Crusade of the Children, And they were marching with their songs and flowers To take Christ's Sepulchre!* American children by the thousand are being enlisted for the so-called Ninth Crusade. Theirs is not to be a march over mountain and sea, but a "mental pilgrimage." They are to rescue the holy places by the nickels which they contribute through Sunday School agencies.

The organization of the Ninth Crusade—of the children—is a means of arousing enthusiasm for giving financial assistance to the Eastern Orthodox Patriarchate† of Jerusalem. Crusade "commanderies"...