A COLORADO GIRL' IN MANILA. Miss Mary McCloud Distinguishes - Herself In the Services of Her Country. The Manila Times has the following on the arrival of the government nurses on the transport Ohio: The Miss Mary McCloud mentioned is a sister of Judge Richard McCloud of Durango, Colorado. ; . . "The seven government nurses who arrived here from 'Frisc-o on the transport trans-port Ohio a few days ago, were all detailed de-tailed for duty at the First Reserve this week. Previous to their coming there was no chief nurse in charge of the I government women nurses in the Philippine islands. The one to hold this position in Manila now, and who was given that appointment before leaving 'Frisco, by the United States government, govern-ment, is Miss Mary McCloud, who was chief nurse in various army hospitals in . me cinieu oiaies ever since the beginning of the Spanish-American war. " 'I little thought when I first entered the Joseph Simpson hospital (U. S. General Hospital, Fortress Monroe Ga.), in July. lSOS; said Miss McCloud' when seen by a Times reporter, 'that I would ever come to Manila.' "A friend of hers who is one of the auxiliary, nurses at the First Reserve, Re-serve, and who was en duty for several sev-eral months in the Joseph Simpson hospital, told the writer that Miss McCloud Mc-Cloud was not only a woman who became be-came prominent by her education and good works as a nurse in Fortress Monroe, but she was also chief nurse in Savannah, Ga., and chief assistant nurse at the Presido until just before she left San Francisco for Manila. . "The ether , government nurses who came to Manila with her, and the names of the hospitals from which they were graduated, are: Miss Ducks-worth, Ducks-worth, Good Samaritan hospital, Portland. Port-land. Ore.-; Mlss'Macauley, Miss Ridley, and Mis'3 Mahluny. San . Francisco' Miss McCloud is from New Haven, Conn. . They . report a splendid voyage all the way over. "The nfhw ,r. -m. nurses are . Miss Danford and Miss South, who came on ' the transport Indiana. 'Miss South is detailed in the operating room of the First Reserve. "In view, of the very large number of patients being cared for at the First Reserve and of more troops coming to Manila, the authorities here have telegraphed for , twenty-five more trained nurses. This will increase the present number of women nurses at the First Reserve to. fifty-five, not, includ-j includ-j ing a dozen more auxiliary nufses."