I PnWbM Under Ampicer
f National W? Work Council ^
if Vol. 1
WIS IN JMCK MEET
I' & ; Victory Meet Staged ,at Fair
|\ Grounds on Fourth Proves of
0; ' , Much Interest.
- Proving that the word which desig|v>'
' > i nates then* unit is applicable only to
t ' ' ?ho tmlnrfl nf.thnlr military duties and I
In no way characterizes their athW?y.
_\ letic ability; the camouflage squadron
\ of the Fifth aviation regiment fcron
first hono^i in the Victory" track
meet yesterday morning at the fair
grounds, making 27 points out of a
|S? possible 100.
. The "Victory" meet was i'avored by
beautiful weather.' Owing to existing
condition? at camp, the number of
participants was not as large as had
been hoped for, but the amount of inj&ir*'
terest shown and the quality of the
Kfe-v track work done was declared very
gratifyng to those who had the meet
Hra-V in charge. This meet, which was iden}
. tical with those held in all of the military
camps and cantonments in tha
" United States, was promoted by the
: . army Y. M. C. A. at Camp Greene, the
' moving spirit-being Secretary A. B.
Bergman, camp physical director for
the army "Y." The athletic officers
of the camp- co-operated with the
"Y," as did Mr. Clarence F. Foster,
camp athletic director.
!? '* The officials for the meet were as
follows: Colonel L. M. Kennon, camp
commander, honorary referee; Capt.*'
tain Cottrell, reefree; Lieut. Fern&
' andez, starter; Dr. J. O. Grogan.
honorary judge; C. F. Foster, .Lieutenant
Willis and Lieutenant Cole,
judges; A. E. Bergman, inspector;
Harry Herzfeld, clerk of the course;
Lieutenant Kearns, Grausnick, Abernethy
and Oliver, assistant clerks;
Fauls, Stevens and Merz, time-keepers;
Foster and Partrick, scorers;
Sgi* Major Stone and Lieutenant Willis,
vT4 - judges of the semaphore signalling;
Major Stone, Lieutenant Cole and A.
E. Bergman, judges of the litter&}?V.
The list of the events and dinners
is as follows:
$&* . 50-yard dash; time 6 1-5 seconds. I
First, R. VV. Kindel, Fourth Motor Me- |
chanics regiment; second, A. Fisher,
Tenth casual company; third, W. J.
Waldron, Fifty-third squadron, Fourth
J*#-' provisional regiment; fourth, A. Metz,
Sixty-second truck company.
$h-'f 100 yard dash; time 12 seconds.
First, R. W. Kindel, Fourth Motor Mechanics
regiment; second, E. Winegarner,
Twelfth casual company; third,
Wm. F. Otto, cooks and' bakers company;
fourth, Cr A. Talbert, Fifty-third
squadron, Fourth provisional- regiment
220 yard dash; time 28 seconds.
First, W. H. Calcutt, Sixty-first camouflage
squadron; second, H. W. Mcg??T"'
Homey, Sixty-first camouflage squadron;
third, D. G. Williams, First com.
pany, Fourth Motor Mechanics regiment;
fourth, F. Belluomini, Seventh
company, Fourth Motor Mechanics
One-half mile race, 2 minutes,
34 1-5 seconds. First, Joseph Hig& ;
gins, lelutenant, sixth squadron, First
regiment; second, D. G. Williams,
First company, Fourtn Motor Mechanics
regiment; third, L. Kamas,
camouflage squadron. Fifth Provision;/ ?
a I regiment; fourth, aeorge Rusness,
j /.' camouflage squadron, Fifth Provisioft
One mile race; time 5 minutes,
64 1-2 seconds. First, Joseph Higglns,
;jrlieutenant, Sixth squadron, First provisional
regiment; secopd, CyAldrich,
Sixty-flrtt camouflage squadron; third,
.. If; Carter, cooks and bakers school;
. ./fourth, J. Rico, quartermaster depart>-/ .."
- ? ment, base hospital.
fegfe1.'?< "Running broad jump; distance, 16
/"feat,6 inches. First, R. Wheeler, quarV
' vtermast^r corps, base hospital; second,
l V-.. IflyV F. Hoodfiheck, Fifty-first squadron.
/?urth provisional regiment; third, J.
T*. 8*eck, Ftfty.-ntigt^aquad nan, Fourth
Printed Weekly for the Y.
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Edition for CAMP G1
NOTED ATHLETE IN
Lieut. Joseph Higgins, who is i
stationed at Camp Greene, was per
part in the Victory track meet, wh
the afternoon of July Fourth by the
prior to his enlistment in the arm
a number of excellent records in Ions
New England championship for th
54.3 seconds. He is one of the m
first squadron. Fourth provisional regiment;
second, C. F. Hoodcheck, Fifty-first
squadron. Fourth provisional
regiment; second, F. V. Belluominl,
Seventh company. Fourth Motor Mechanics
regiment; third, C. I. yheeler
quartermaster corps, base hospital; W.
J. Baullah, Fifteenth C9mpany, Fourth
Motor Mechanics regiment; fourth, G
McKenzie, Fifty-third squadron
Fourth provisional regiment.
Semaphore signalling; time, 2 minutes,
*45 1-5 seconds. First, Merz,
Hamuay. manua <um
flage squadron; second. Morrow. Hoskins,
Linquist, Bergeson, 623rd squadron.
Litter bearers' race; tim,e 25 1-5
seconds. First, Greene, Gilroy, Momahan,
base hospital; second. Salmi
Merz, Erlckson, Sixty-first camouflage
squadron; third, McHorney, Thomaj
and Mfller, Sixty-first camouflage
Jtelay race; time, 4 minutes 33 seconds.
First, Thomas, Aldrich. Christie
and Collton, Sixty-first camouflage
squadron; second, Hoodcheck. Steck
Hocom, Harmon, Fifty-flrst squadron
While no records were made at tbh
meet, all offlciAla countered It-was/S
M. C. A. by Courtesy of
W ^ ^ , 9 'V r?
IEENE Charlotte, N. a
IICTORY TRACK MEET. Jt
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in officer in one of the aero squadrons 0
haps the moat noted athlete whp took ^
ich was staged at the fair grounds on (
army Y. M. C. A. Lieut. Higjrlns Just ^
y was a collegiate track man. making ^
distance running. He holds the ^
e half-mile, his time being 1 minute
ost popular and efficient of the Camp *
successful one. Those participating in q
the events wore their O. D. trousers ^
anrt army shorn, which of ?
, course hadnicapped them to an appro- q
ciable extent. Among those who took
' part in the meet was Lieutenant Jo- r
. seph Higgins, of one of the aviation v
i regiments, who took first place in the a
. half mile and mile. Lieutenant Hig- t
i gins is a famous athlete, having par- p
ticipated in many of the national in- ^a
ter-collegiate "meets in the United "J
States. - ti
PRESIDENT FELICITATES ]i
GEN. DIAZ ON SUCCESS a
OF ITALIAN ARMIES r
i The following message was sent t
through the department of state to t
General Diaz, in command of the f
. Italian armies: a
i Please accept my warm congrat- n
i ulations on the splendid successes a
of the armies under your com- v
mand. The whole spirit of Amer- I
ica acclaims the achievement and I
feels that a very great blow has ti
beep struck for "the liberties not f
only of Italy but of the world. I
- - . WOODROW WILSON. t
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ARMY NEWS I |IJ |J
FOR ARMY MEN
THEIR HOME FOLKS
No. 40 ]|/j| I
[CI. MMU RETURNS 111
FROM TRIP III STATE jgjl J
nthusiastic Over What He Saw.
Dr. Grogan Attends Atlanta \
Secretary J. T. Mangum of the army\ I *
. M. C. A., was at Camp flreene for a \ 1 \ *jjjfl
tort while on Saturday. Since the \
rat of May Mr. Mangum has been 'm I IP lfl
jing recruiting work for the army fiTrmfflB
if" in this Htat-i, co-operating with
r. C. M. Norfleet, who is state re- vN \sJ\m
uiting secretary. During this time
r. Mangum lias made over 100 adiesses
in the principal cities of North L^ff DM
arolina. and with the assistance of (D
r. Norfleet has organized 32 recruit ffl
jmmittees in as many places. In , m
tese addresses Mr. Mangum iia.-? not \
>nfined~ himself to the subject of \\1 /Am
my Y. M. C. A. work, hut did splen- llvV |M
Id service for the lted Cross drive UyfoHM '
ad war savings stamps campaign. In j/A jWjB
recent conversation with The Trench fll II11} iM
ad Camp man he grew enthusiastic TTTTTTTfJ
? he told of the enthusiasm and de- Utfl
;rmination of the people of tills slate bin
> further every agency that is work- U
ig lor the success of the allies. He
i (lie fact that the XSners have such I
lagniflcent crops, especially In east
Several Camp flreene "Y" score- W^Bgwi iries
were loaned to Vamp Jackson A IN
le pa.st week, an S. O. S. call for men U W-MJi
avlng been Kent out from the camp I
?cretary. Sonic of these men will
Murn to this camp within a few days. IT
'hile others will perhaps stay at H R wj] (U[ / '* *
amp Jackson. Those who left were nf Mf
lessrs. J. W. Rupp. Andrew Neuinan. BP Itfl W M
i. O. Smithdeul. J. W. Hayes, Jr. O. I^SpjsJV
Myers. L. I,. iiargraves. ||? II ||
Several of the Camp Clreene relig- |g jJU It B .
>us work secretaries returned on Frl- || | H
ay of the past week from a 10 days' ^1B gw
onfereime at I'.luc Ridge. The group rftUNDH
ras headed by Secretary \Y T
'hompson. Jr.. who is religious work O W
Irector of the camp. While away Mr. Bfyjf B.
'hompson made a brief visit to IjoiHwi
Cnoxville. Tenn.. where he is pastor
f the First Presbyterian <'hur< h. lyWyy
Dr. J. O. Urogan returned the past I frglJn /
reek from a visit to Atlanta, where jp Jvr/y.
ic took part In a great and enshusi- f
stic gathering of the prominent men yw Mi'
f the soutii. The purpose of this ysBA
teeting was the arrangement of the
nanciai campaign which the Y M. I
'. A. is to stage this fall. Dr. John
t. Aloit ana mm, uiuih.
rere anionK those who were present ^ ^
or addresses. Several of Charlotte's \rYfl
itizens were present at the meeting /kr rfjifol
Rev. K. R. Welch has Joined the ^rl/wll
orce of the army Y. M. O. A. at Camp I
rreene. and has been assigned for I
uty at the base hospital. Mr. Welch jMWHryzol
i a prominent Methodist minister.
aving been for a number of years a ywj I^j
residing elder. He came here front | V? ]
he pastorate of a Methodist church
t the University of Oklahoma. V \u I
Mr. B. R. Padgett, a constructing \ til
ngineer of Atlanta. Ga., arrived at V " # I
.'amp Greene the past week, where he y Gf
DOk up his duties as superintendent V t f
f construction for the Army Y. M. 4 r- Tl
Dr. J. O. Grogan, camp general sec- HI
etary of the army "Y," leaves this if
reek for Blue Ridge, where he will JM
ttend a conference of camp secre- JM
iries. He will probably be accomanied
by Mrs. Green and Mr Grogan .
nd Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Partrick, ? iiirr.
They will go through the coun
ry in a machine. um
Following: the policy of the Y. M. Kflr
A., that i?, the rendering: of the MUffl
irgest possible service to the soldiers,
number of the "Y" secretaries have
ecently accompanied departing units
o the port of embarkation. On these |f|) JfHi Ifif
roop trains the soldiers have been H |la
urnished with magaines and other HI I I IIII
rticles that they needed by the "Y" rt / J In
aan, who made it is business to look II ||| fl|ff
fter the comfort of the men. This II jul
/ork has been greatly aided by the A. n fjlj Jul
*. A., which, through the efforts of If Jill Jlf|
librarians Good rich and Johnston N In Bl 'V iijS
las supplied a large number-of books
or use by the soldiers. Secretary- C. I 11 jjU' JP
A. Oliver, who has had this troop II
rain work in charge, thinks that this ' ?'
9 one of the. most satisfactory pieces I.Sa T| i
>f serride which the "Y" renders.