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CHESTER SOLDIERS' HOME.I

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CHESTER SOLDIERS' HOME. TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—Wall you allow me a short space in you'r columns to tender my thanks to the. peo- ple of Chester for their kindneos in helping me to start a Soldiers' Home? My reason for thits venture was that, when staying at the Lichfi,el,l Soldiers' Home, I met some of the men of the Cheshire Regiment, v. ho expressed a great wish for a Soldiers' Home at Chcewr., For though a. soldier may enjoy many advaint- ages at the Castle, such ae a coffee-bar, an A.J.R. room, a library and a gymnasium, yet ho Bitill longs for some kind of social life out- side the barrack walls. And although Chester is particularly fortunate in its numerorw in- stitutes, and in the interest which the clergy and niinr st.e \s of the different denomination" I take in the welfare of the young men of the city, still a young soldier coming into the town without introductions naturally longe for some plaoe where he can enjoy socral ad- vantages. The beautiful memorial in your Cathedral to the memory of those of the Cheshire Regi- ment who feU in the South African war shews mis what a dbep Coding of gratitude Dtåll reigns in the hearts of the people of Chester and the neighbourhood And I feel confident that this feeling will never die out, but will find further development, in the asoTBtance which will be given to support the Chester Soldiers' Home in Lower Bridge-street. I feel assured that if th<«e whose dust is now resting in a South African grave could speak for their comrades, they would plead far more eloquently than I can, that a Soldiers' Home might be supported fn Chester. The home, I hope, will be formally opened in October Meanwhile it is already being patronised1 by some of the. soldiers, and it will be a great satisfaction to me to explain the undertaking still further to anyone who has timo to call at the Soldiers' Home, Lower Bridge-street.—Believe me to remain, yoiim sinoerelv, THE SOLDIERS' FRIEND. The Soldiers' Home, Chester, Aug. 12, 1907.

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