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I 'SINGING' HFT1-NHITH
| Kllffl BY CAINEHON
Colonel AlKinson s negimem hi
j tracts Attention by Its Marching
"The Singing" Fifty-ninth infantry,
.commanded by Colonel B. W. Atkin .V
son, made a fine and impressive showwhen
marching in review before
jp*Major General Cameron, commandiC^dng
"Camp* Greene, in the second of
^??ti?e series of reviews, held Friday,
AgKtlkarch 16, at the. fair grounds CharThough
this regiment yet is
ffiSmoah below war strength, and ineludes
several hundred Tecruits, spmc
... pt whom marched In civilian clothes,
' it attracted unusual attention because
V of several interesting features, among
' h jwhicli tb,fe singing of the regiment as .
* it marched was most impressive. The
inorale of this regiment apparently is
.3tlgh, .and the soldiers*, -including reg-"^'nilars,
national army soldiers and re8
cruits, all-displayed a lot of "pep."
F 7j_ Thoughsmall, the crowd wnich witthte
review was enthusiastic
and frequently cheered. The enthu- i
, slasm displayed by the spectators Is
have been pleasing to the |
commander and the regimental
popmmAnder, as they expect the JnteriV'.'^SBt
'of iVa public in the soldier to en-,
.^ gfertder equal interest on the part.of
% solder in his duties. It is regard?
hy arjpy officers as a matter purely
to psychology, .that the more Interest
-shown irfhlm and his life by those in
PmHlian lie, the better soldier he will
MM^TThtfe it is that the Charlotte
j&s3iHlbin ipt only can arouse the soland^win
his appreciation but also
wfgning the war, by attending
tT^'When ,ihe whole of the Fifty-ninth
.'had corpe on the half-mile circular
reKwick. v^ry little space existed be;
'tween the front and rear rankif The
5&|l?wd irr the grandstand watched in
rafittoDpe. the stead/ tramp o'f the hun9
dreds of. men as they marched and'
g&Ktar In'time with the music of the
;~>$jgnd. Twice around the track the)
L^MgbnenCmarched. first in squads and
fijifcr in Tplatoons. The* review con.tlnued
aliout 45 minutes.
' The t fiird review of the series will J
-bp held ifonday afternoon, beginning
ftflpoinptlyv at 3:JO o'clock. While the
^Siffiiiierfft;; to bfe reviewed has not been
definitely-selected, it was learned that
'the choice probably rested between'
; the .Fifty-eighth iqfa/itry. and., the
SMttyttf^hgith infantiy. The artillery
^jStttoientji probably vwill not be reffittejrfd
at the fair grounds. In several
weeks, the entire artillery bri-gade
probably will be reviewed' in the
though General Cameron's plans
v jUT this regard have not been fully de"vterinined>
-KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
SECRETARIES ARE READY
KRBHft~R,8t overseas contingent of
field secretaries of the Knights of Columbus
fare at the McAlpin hotel,
York, where they will remain
"for , ftw ays pr
in*, for prance. There are eighteen
'the first Darty .and other groups
Will go'forward from time to time
:??. tfaey^.are selected here.
- The Rev M onne ly, of New I
York, is' the chaplain heading this
force artd will take charge of the en/dre
" ^i Bach Held .secretary has several
iiWBilt* containing boxing gloves, basehall
outfits, foot balls, tool chests,
-ganies and-.a host of interesting ar-flcles
for the boys at the front. Knock
'.JtoWtt huts are being shipped and will
be set ut> wherever available for field
Father Stephenson, the popular K.
tot O. chaplain, at Camp Greene, left
.on TueOflay, March 12, for Washington
and; points east. Father Stephenson's
position has been filled by Father
O'Le&ryj ,^freappointed chap
Printed Weekly for the Y.
Edition^ for CAMP GI
You Still I\ave 7
The importance of the mental ai
Verdun was recognized by the -Frenc
worrying about the outcome of the di
to all the soldiers. The result, Is knot
, A few changes have been made
might conform to American condition
Regarding the war, you are draft
If you are not drafted there Js ni
If you are drafted you have two
Either you are at the front or in
serves there is nothing to worry about
if you are at the front you still li
Either you get hurt or you don't
If you don't get hurt there Is not
If you do get hurt you still have
Either you get slightly hurt or s
If you get slightly hurt there is n
If you get seriously wounded you
Either you recover or you don't i
If you recover there is nothing t
If you don't recover?Well?You
FINE MUSICAL PROGRAM |
FOR TROOPS RENDEREDI
Band of Thirteenth Artillery and
Singers Entertain at* K. of C.
Building at Camp.
The Knights at Columbus bflilding
suocesafuly accompished th'e rendering
of an unusually varied and high-1
class musical program tor the regu- j
lar gxusical night Jhi? week. The pro- j
gram Included the following num- j
bers, rendered by the band of the |
Thirteenth field artillery. Sergeant,
Bugler Leo A. Ricker, conductor, ex-.
cept. where otherwise credited:
1. "Let's All Be Americans Now."
Irvin Berlin, composer.
2. "Iftdlana," one-step, arranged by|
Jas. T. Hawley.
3. "I'm All Bound 'Round With thej
Mason and Dixon Line." Song, by j
James Sapper, Thirteenth field artil-j
4. "Hesitation Blues."
5. "All. the World Will Be Jealous
of Me." Song, by John Cohen, Thirtenth
6. "I Don't Want to Get Well." |
7. "When the Sun Goes Down in
Dlple^' "Song, by quartet compose^ of
SappeV, Mahpney. Cohen and. Smith.
? 8. "Joan' of Arc." ,' . i
#. "Indiana." .Song, by Tom ^Ia-j
honeyr Sixty-first infantry. I
10. "It's a Long Way to Berlin:"
11. "Sunshine of. Your Smiles."
Song, by Leo Smith, Sixty-first infantry;
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13r'"The Dark to wn ^Strutters' Ball."j
13. Trombonium, Jazz piece.
14. Kovelty sons, "Turn. Out the,
Lights," and "They Go Wild, Simply I
Wild Over Me." By John Cohen,|
Thirteenth field artillery.
15. "Sweet Little Buttercup." '
.Finale. "America, You Are a Moth-i
er to Me." Irvin JJerlln, composer, j
SOLDIER ACQUITTED OF I
CHARGE IN MOCK TRIAL'
Large Crowd Present at'Entertainment
at St Martin's
Church Last Night.
Private Ampaulfo Mallne, of the]
base hospital, *Camp Greene, was last
night acquitted of a charge of "steal
ing chickens,' arter a muviv ?w?. UVI.
at St. Martin's Episcopal church, during
which Mayor Frank R. McNinch I
acted as judge. The trial was pronounced
most amusing, and was the
feature of last'night's entertainn\ent
for the soldiers by the, church. The
largest crowd since the church has
been giving entertainments was present.
John A. McRae represented Private
Mallne, while J. Laurence Jones
was the prosecuting attorney; The
defendant was arrested by a provost
guard in the hall of the church and
carried before Judge McNinch. Although
he was acquitted of stealing
I the chickens he was sentenced to sing
I a song, which' sentence he served,
j Aside from the mock trial the enj
tertalnment was featured- by dancing.
Ig&n}fes of. various sorts and a general
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. M. C. A. by Courtesy of
IEENE Charlotte, N.. C.
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ililude of the men who defended |
h army staff. To keep them from i
ay's fighting, the Litany was taught j
vrn the world over.
in the original version so that it I
ed or not dratted.
>thing to worry about,
the reserves. If you are in the rolave
hing to worry about,
othlug to worry about,
i have two alternatives:
o worry about,
still have two alternatives.
MANY NOTABLE PUGS
IN 30TH'S BOXING CLASS
Soldiers in Regiment With
Knowledge of "Mitt 6ame"
Organized as Instructors.
Colonel Butts Enthusiastic.
- -The picture on page two Is of the
Thirtieth regiment boxing "instructors
class and in all probability is
the only one of its kind in the entire
U, S. army. This class was composed
of men' who had some knowledge of
the "mitt game" and was promoted
for the purpose of securing teaches
of the manly art who in turn would
impart their knowledge to the novice.
It is a well recognized fact thut boxing
is similar to bayonet lighting and
Col. 12. S. Butfs. commander of the
Thirtieth regiment?to " whom much
credit is given in the organization of
this class?saw ai once the. manv advantages
such an organization would
have in turning out Individual instructors.
Colonel Butts is quite a boxer himself
and this no doubt accounts for
his' timely foresight. B? process of
elimination the group, a final pick
instructors and according to Physical
Director Bergman they should he
able to give a good account of them*
selves. One hour each day was deVoted
to Instruction and class reported
daily at Y. M. C. A. 105 for same:
Instructor Bergman, who handled the
class, is seen at right of Colonel
Butts, in center. Young Fulton
Champ, of Camp Upton, on right of
picture and young Joe Grimm, of
Philadelphia, at left, assisted.
SOLDIERS WELCOME AT
\Y. W. C. A. HOSTESS HOUSE
The Y. W. C. A. hostess house i*
in the center of Camp Greene, and
can-be reached most easily by taking
a Camp No. 1 car,from town. The
house is diagonally acroa the road
from the postofflce, and is open for
guests'from 9 a. m. until 7:15 p. m.
The hostess house is Intended to be
the camp center for women relatives,
guests and friends of soldiers and
Ia nfTep Hiem rprcnllnn rest and re
freshment. It is also open to all soldiers
in camp, with or without their
women guests, and everyone is welcome
In the cafeteria between the
hours of 11:30 and 2, and between
5.30 and 7:1G Vclock:
Come and bring your friends. We
shall be glad to see you/
KNEW ADMISSION FEE
*BUT LACKED SUBJECT
In a letter to Secretary John C.
Manion, of the Knights of Columbus
Building at Camp Greene. T. P. Calvin.
former building secretary, wrote
that he was to make an address Sunday
(yesterday) at a K. of C. celebration
at Geary, Ind., "for which 50
i cents admission will be charged, but
I don't know what I'll talk about."
Mr. Galvin said he wo:?ld today begin
a course of training- in ordnance
corps paper work at Chkago. prepar
ntory to receiving 'assignment to auiy
I in the army, in which he enlisted.
ARMY NEWS || | <"?.
f FOR ARMY MEN
THEIR HOME FOLKS jw9fx?
No. 24 jffii
HflQTrqq MfllKT -
IIUgiLUU IIUUUL im
IS DEDICATED ?1
General Cameron Presented T^fiL-9
Keys of Soldiers' Gathering Place ( \ vjl
Several Addresses of Patriotic
Inspiring Nature Delivered at
Informal Event at Camp. Tv]|
in behalf of the National Young Women's
Christian association and the IBID '
local association, were beautiful and ' 1B1B
impressive. and marked by a simp.e . -
I dignity, befitting an occasion of such x
Soldiers and .their women relative* BH
-and friends for wjjose especial beneilt
have enjoyed the privileges of the at- B^ln
tractive building for.th^past Id days IBNpP
and tlieir friendtf. The -building wa B Bu B
speeches, and flay presentations' II m HI
i "Ss iH^ran
the hands of MrS. K. C Abbott, presl
j dent of the Charlotte Y. W. C. A . win- WWjgrJ/'
I, Major Conor:* George H. Cameron yf
(.received from Mrs. Ahbott the key., _
of appreciation, and declared that hr- |r^r^g
would treasure and safeguard them as
symbols of" loyalty from the women \
who are making it jiossible for the ; ' ?
men In training to obtain the refill hi n jF_ '
providing a uystlng place for mothers 4l<w|
and sons, wives ai)d husbands and i*i- Wr
sisters and brothers and for sweethearts.
"When Camp Greene's com- /Mw rf ' '*
manditig officer laughingly remarked. TOflFrTW
in conclusion, that he would like Xyl M 11 ,
wear the keys presented him for orna 1 J j
| mcnts. if the regulations would pyY y j
mu, 11 uiuue...
saved the situation front" dropping in \]^* I
to the minor key of sadness. \ 1 fj
Mrs. Hlqkctt Spcnks. \ f i
Mrs. Thomas W. Bickett. wife of i li<- , ~ m u_ ?fl
governor of the Old North State and .*/ T J
head of the Y. W. C. A. work in North AAA j .1
Carolina, was tire distinguished guo-i Ijj
of the occasion, bringing a message in 1M
the men in uniform. She told them. /A
for the women of these United State" KM
of the state of North Carolina, of the BTOijj
county of Mecklenburg, and the oit\
I of Charlotte, that she hoped, in the
Idays that come, the hostess house wiii f^t rnftlW
have performed such a service for the
" i""?* ,hl" the memories would In
spire them to higher aims, to greatei
hopes and nobler deeds. She assured | jf tmjl
them that the women will follow them
as far as they go with their mlnistra- jl' /III J?
lions of the home lircs, of thought and fn|| jl | II
"To you," she said, "is perhaps given fill II H the
duty that is noblest and most |fl|j I] I 11/
glorlofts. To us. also, is given oppor- fl II II J I
tunily to serve, though perhaps not so D If y I I
brilliantly in the eyes of the world. I II B J |l
but deep in the heart As in the great | II | I III
army of men going forth to battle, are jj II I I |
the women arming themselves for || II ID' HP
their share of the duties at home. In, fl II |h'' * lit
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