eases. Her husband-doctor and nurses often accompanied her to
heal and diagnose varied diseases and give out medicines.
Elizabeth Higgenbottom Clough was living in Nepal with her
husband, Lynden, who was a Consular Representative from Great
Britain. She worked with the Catholic Priests to save the Tibetan
refugees fleeing into Nepal from their overrun country.
Two members have identified themselves in establishing "Half
Way Houses" for probationers released from prisons, who can find
protection and guidance in these welcoming homes. Christ specif-
ically called for care of widows in their affliction and release of those
Another descendent brings pride to us all. His field is City
Planning and Urban Renewal. We read this tribute from the Annual
Dinner Program in tribute to ten years leadership. "He has brought
to our field his qualities of exactitude and industry, quick eyes for
ideas, rapidity of mind, startling ability and far sighted vision. We
cannot overlook his deep and abiding compassion for human affairs.
To a man who is often in advance of his age, but never in advance
of himself, we of this National Housing Conference pay tribute of
esteem and gratitude/’ He carries the name of his grandfather,
Wm. Lindus Cody (Wheaton.)
Word has come of two cousins who joined groups of men in
their cities. Their service is in taking down old ghetto houses and
rebuilding the areas with decent homes, for people who are unable
to solve their own housing problems.
I must also mention the many nurses serving beyond the call
of duty to extend the power of doctors and hospital services.
There is one in this "Cody line" who conceived the idea of
stirring church people to carry the inspiration of their Christian
teaching, to do volunteer service in their city’s hospitals and charities
of every kind; nurseries and homes for elderly. She discovered,
trained and encouraged hundreds of lethargic Christians to become
active, helpful ones who, in turn, found others to serve. The volun-
teers taught each other in charity wards, how to bathe patients in
bed, feed the weak ones and bring cheer where there was desola-
tion. There were not enough trained personnel to meet the needs.
The volunteers could do it by each-one-teach-one. The year-end
report read: "Workers are increasing, helpfulness is growing, vol-
unteerism is spreading. America is not going ’down the drain' as