U.S. At War: Tale of Two Towns

Gatesville, Tex. (pop. 3,300) and Geneva, N.Y. (pop. 16,000) are each having one of the strange experiences which war has brought to U.S. towns as well as U.S. men.

Gatesville people were asked to oblige the Army by billeting 285 officer-students while a nearby camp was being built. The soldiers agreed to pay $10 a month for room. Mrs. Ercell Brooks provided beds for five (she had to buy two new beds at $20 each and $40 worth of linen, had to put two beds in the dining room and eat in the kitchen)....

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