Bridgewater Bulletin, December 18, 1917.
The prompt and efficient help rendered Halifax at this time of need by many of the cities of the United States is quite remarkable.
Between the 8th. and 10th. of December five relief trains from different cities of the United States have been rushed to Halifax.
There were two trains from Boston, containing doctors, nurses, and supplies.
From Providence, R.I., a full hospital unit train was sent.
One train of eight cars, packed with supplies of all kinds from New York was provided by 25 millionaires of that city, who accompanied the train to the stricken city.
Washington sent a big train load of supplies.
The members of the Christian Science Church, Boston, also sent a train load of supplies.
The Massachusetts State Guard has rushed a base hospital in charge of Major Geddings, through from Boston. It has a medical staff and equipments consisting of 10 physicians, 2 quartermasters, and 10 nurses with supervisor.
Contributor: Rosemary Rafuse