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The men of the Ordnance Depot Co.,
were sorry to learn this week, that
their Commanding Officer, Capt. El
mer S. Barkhurst ,is to leave his com
During the time he has been in
charge of this organization, there has
been such an indominable spirit of
morale by this command as to have
called forth official commendation
from the chief of the Supply Div. in
■Notwithstanding the high order of
efficiency that characterized the work
of the depot there hasn’t been a man
that has felt he has done halt enough.
Capt. Elmer S. Barkhurst entered
the service as enlisted man, in Dec.
1905, and was attached to the 2nd
Inf. Served in the Philippines from
Jan. 06 to 08., was transferred to the
Fifth Cavalry in 1911 and served two
years in the Hawiian Islands. Saw
sevice at Fts. Kuachua and Leaven
worth, was in Colorado strike zone
and on the Mexican Border. Was with
the punitive Mexican expedition in
1916 and 1917. Was commissioned 1st
Lieut. Ord. R. C. Jan. 5, 1918. Was ap
pointed Capt. Sept. 26th, 1918.
Capt. Barkhurst is ordered to a post
of importance, he is to take charge of
the Ordnance Depot at Fort Bliss, El
Paso, Texas. The best wishes of the
entire command to a man goes with
Ord. Sergt. Leonard has patented a
novel alarm clock that will come in
handy to the men in charge of quar
ters. Men will buy their candles at the
Lieutenant Wallace has received
orders to join Base Hospital Unit No.
92 which will soon be ready for over
seas duty. He has our best wishes,
and we regret that he can’t be with
us during our busy days to come.
Lieutenant Thomas can beat a roll
ing stone without going overseas. Just
now he has landed on A street. Keep
on going, lieutenant, till you have
reached your destination, and then
you will gather moss, no doubt.
Minor surgery is gradually '^ring-
ing together the operating room staff
to their headquarters again.
The operating room staff ^ wish to
express their sympathy to Lieutenant
Thomas, who was called home last
week on account of the death of his
Captain Webster is busier than
ever clinging to his receiving ward
and Dakin-Carrell Laboratory. We
are soon beginning to believe that he
should hate to part with it in the
Private Gavin is spending a tew
days with relatives in Boston.
Private Zecha succeeded him on
CAMP Q. M. C.
NEW OFFICERS ARRIVE.
During the week, the Sub. Depot
Quartermaster Corps had two new of-
licers report for duty, namely, Lieut.
William O. Gentry and Lieut. A. D.
Green. The former is from "Fort
Scrivens, Ga., and Lieutenant Green
is from Carlstrom Field, Fla. They
were both assigned to the finance
Among the others arriving during
the past week are the following_ offi
cers assigned to duty with the sev
eral labor battalions in camp:
First Lieutenants O. M. Salisbury,
A. H. Anadale, A. X. Schalt, H. E.
Speyer, Lovering Moore, William S.
Voorsanger; Second Lieutenants J. A.
Anderson, J. J. Burns, L. M. Cahill,
C. A. Deas, Jr., O. E. Bnglemet, B. H.
Gray, S. B. Lovejoy, G. H. Maurice,
J W. J. Riordan, H. M. Sinimonds, P.
Stowe, F, M. Whitfield, F. F. Hurley,
B. F. Burnett, Arthur Card, C. E.
Crockett, S. M. Edwards, H. L. Hal
ler, C. M. Lamb, A. B. McCrum, A. J.
Rahm, W. H. Schwinger, H. M. Sin-
nott, J. E. Van Natter.
TRANSPORT CO. NO. 330
Q. M. C. ITEMS.
Watchful waiting Mr. Myrinck.
Sergeant First Class Dune. Bur
roughs is some Spanish dancer.
Sergeant First Class Maxey is very
tired of being quarantined, but he is
better satisfied in camp now, that he
is instructing new-comers in his de
Private Benjamin Chelser has been
around introducing himself to all the
old Q. M. boys.
Private Michael O’Grady has been
sitting around the orderly tent all
week waiting for his colored detail
to show up. At last reports, he was
still looking up West Road.
Did you ever notice Private R. H.
Roy writes his letters on paper two
feet square and single space at that?
Congratulations to Corporal Dreeses
upon his appointment to Sergeant
First Class. Everything comes to
him who waits, but take a tip, do the
waiting in finance. A thousand years
is as( but a day there.
In Cadance! Sergeant McMullen Is
on the job.
Sergeant First Class Ben Edwards
has a good home but he left.—Right-
Seven men of the Q. M. Detach
ment received their appointments this
week to second lieutenants, Q. M. C.,
their names being as follows:
Sergeant First Class Jas. L. Morris,
Q. M. Sergeant Fay L. Albright, Ser
geant First Class James Anderson,
Sergeant First Class James Anderson,
Sergeant First Class Frank X. Sten-
ger. Sergeant First Class Harold
Jackson, Sergeant First Class James
W. Reid and Corporal Ike Jacobson.
Motor Truck Company No. 330 has
passed. It has been transferred to the
Motor Transport Co. No. 330, a com
batant branch of the service and with
the promise of- service where the big
SOLD THE CROW.
Sergeant Kinzel sold the “Beaucrat”
crow and bought a Liberty Bond. It
was hard to part with the crow but
fine spirit for W'illiam.
Sergant Goodin has retired from the
canteen business and we suspect it
is because he has too many friends.
Thet rain service is sort of bad
these days. McCarthy does not get the
usual allotment of between Washing-
tin and Camp Greene mail.
Sergeant Nokes, our “old army
man’’ has figured out that nearly all
his army comrades of other days are
majors now. Never mind, Nokes, as a
major you are a good truck driver.
Corporal Peel is in the base hospital
because of “flu.”
Achie Galloway is now the official
grocery boy for Camp Greene.
Speedking Gunther, our ranking K.
P. has been transferred to Camp
Wadsworth and “Ole Barnfield Kelly,
who was lost a couple days ago, is
helping out in that profession.
Frederick H. Schmetzer, formerly of
the detachment of the U. S. Army
base hospital. Camp Greene, but now
executive assistant to the chief of the
Vocational School for Convalescent
Patients at General Hospital No. 30,
Plattsburg, N. Y., has recently been
promoted to the rank of sergeant. Ser
geant Schmetzer is an instructor in
automobile repairing, draftsmanship,
and designing at Plattsburg, he hav
ing been a mechanical engineer be
HOSE COMPANY NO. 323.
Sergeant Frank J. Cooper, fire de
partment clerk, has lately been com
missioned second lieutenant.
The new fire marshal. First Lieu
tenant L. J. Evans, was a member of
the Chicago fire department for 15
Guess .Johnny Barleycorn is shipped
in Joisey. Jerry Collins stuck his (X)
in the “anti”’ column.
Lieutenant Albright goes to Green
ville, S. C., Lieutenant Anderson is
ordered to Camp Hancock, Lieutenant
Morris will depart for Fort Ogle
thorpe, Lieutenants Jacobson and Reid
will report for duty to Camp Cody,
New Mexico, Lieutenant Stenger will
remain at this station, having been
assigned to the finance division.