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(BY LIEUT. WILLIAM L. MUNSON.)
IS TO BE ESTABLISHED _IN
After repeated efforts covering a
period of nearly twelve months, pro
vision has been made through the na
tional headquarters of the War-Camp
Community Service, tor the establish
ment at the Southern Manufacturers
Club, of a club headquarters for Camp
Greene officers. There will be a nom
inal charge of $1.25 per month, pay
able in advance.
The membership is limited to 400.
Memberships will be issued in the or
der application is received.
Facilities for officers at the club are
dining room, writing room, pool, bil
liards, lounge, sleeping accommoda
tions and bath. Frequent special fea
tures will be held, such as dancing,
This plan lor officers’ headquarters
will be given a three months’ trial and
if successful and satisfactory _ will no
doubt, be continued. Success depends
on the number of officers taking ad
vantage of this plan.
The committee recommends that
the officers as-far as possible take a
full three months’ membership. For
any full month’s membership not
used, the amount will be refunded.
Application blanks may be had Oc
tober 26, membership to date from
November 1 and thereafter. Applica
tion blanks may be secured from the
Chief clerk, camp headquarters;
Lieut. A. C. Whitney, Warehouse No.
3, Camp Quartermasters; Lieut. Irv
ing Tier, Registrar’s Office, Base Hos
pital; War-Camp Community Service,
West Trade and Mint streets.
COLONEL MACOMB TELLS EXPE
When the officers at Camp Greene
were apprised that the sixty-fourth
birthday of Colonel August Macomb
had arrived, because of a telegram
from Washington granting his retire
ment, a banquet was immediately
arranged for. The gay affair was held
in the hearquarterg mesg hall and
was attended by fifty officers of the
headquarters staff and various camp
Colonel Macomb assisted in the en
tertainment by relating his experi
ences when stationed on the western
frontier in days when Indians were yet
Major Mannier, camp personnel ad
jutant, acted as toastmaster and car
ried on his work in a most success
ful fashion. Responses were delivered
by Colonel Kent, Major Hannah, Ma
jor Morehouse and Lieutenant Mc-
There wag music by the Fourth Re
cruit camp orchestra and singing by
the colored men’s quartette of the 810
Major George C. Beach, camp sur
geon, is much improved from his at
tack of influenza and pneumonia. His
condition on Friday was such that he
is considered past the danger point
and his recovery expected. He is being
treated in the officer’s ward at the
The epidemic of influenza has kept
the officers very busy, leaving no time
tor much social life. What spare time
■can be taken from work is devoted to
medicine ball. Strange stories con
cerning the prowess of certain mem
bers of the staff are current.
Captain Darling and Captain Hart
are learning pinochle. It’s been bit
ter medicine up to date.
Lieutenant Myles was a patient at
the officers’ ward of the base hospital
from October 16 to October 19
BACK TO DUTY.
Lieutenant Thier has returned to
duty after a short stay in the officers’
Lieutenant Cowles has also return
ed to duty, after a short illness.
First Lieutenant .Tohn Brim, for
merly of Toledo, Ohio, reported at the
base hospital for duty on October 19,
and has been assigned to duty in the
Captain Benton was transferred to
Camp McClellan, Ala., on October 19,
for duty with Base Hospital No. 126.
Lieutenant Kahn haa been trans
ferred to Evacuation Hospital No. 30
for duty. The lieutenant left the
staff of the base hospital on October
17, and has the well-wishes of all the
officers of the base hospital.
First Lieutenant John Willis, Jr.,
formerly of Jersey City, N. J., has re
ported for duty at the U. S. Army base
hospital, and has been assigned to
duty in the surgical service.
First Lieutenant George B. Pfeiffer
reported for duty at this post on Oc
tober 17, and has been assigned to
duty in the medical service.
Lieutenant Thomas has left the hos
pital on a short leave of absence for
We are now open for business and prepared to give the best of
service and workmanship in altering and
repairing your uniforms
Repairs—Alterations—Dry CIeaning--Steam Pressing
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
UNIFORMS MADE TO MEASURE
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IN REAR OF NIXON’S PLACE