December 1922

The Story of a Volunteer Hostess

Volume 7, Issue 4

NOTE BY THE EDITOR.-The Marine Corps until recently enjoyed the distinction of possessing the only hostess in the history of the Service who served without pay and in addition supplied her own Hostess House. She is Miss Emily Kaighn Smith, who was with the Sixth Regiment of Marines in France and Germany as a Red Cross hostess during the World War. After her return to the United States, Miss Smith decided to try the experiment of opening a Hostess House for Marines in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, which she did, conducting the experiment entirely at her own expense.

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