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RUCOMD REASSIGNED TO '
COMMAND CAMP GREENE
Total of 10,000 Men Reported
IfO, ' Ordered Mobilized Here
3m:: ".Within Short Time.
CoL A. C. Macomb, commanding
Kjlwimr at Camp Greene, received tast
night an order from Adjutant General
Harris niacins him on the ac"vAive
list and formally re-asManing
amin to the command at this camp.
Wtoa fee waa retired October 17, "ColJ^B^Macomb
hu continued u camp
jJMmmanaer penaing iae receipt ui *?IgPm
reassigning him or sending him
SiJpDcrtng ' a conversation about SO
^Minutes before he received this tele|^Ht*.Colonel
Macomb said he would
^5fti|&rae to live in Charlotte; whether
he waa re-assigned or ordered
homa^^'If^ 1^ am ^sent^ho^e^ it wiJ 1 .
ning to carry out that decision,'colonel
Macomb several days ago leased
a line home for a period of six months.
The order putting at rest all apprehension
that another army officer
would be sent here to replace Colonel
' Macomb came almost simultaneously
with information that, 10,000 men
. would ^rriye at Camp Oreeee within
short time. Engineer units of a
? ^jtotal strength ot about 5,600 men will
be organised here, and it was under.
stood yesterday that some detached
! officers already are arriving and later
will be assigned to duty organizing
Sto order of General Crowder,
made public Saturday night, for the
mobilization of more than 290,000
?*&dr*fted men before November 21,"|
^provides for the sending to Camp
Greene of 6,000 men?2,600 white and
i 2,100 negroes, the latter all to come
from North Carolina. Most' of the
men, 1,478 in number, come
from the District of Columbia. Smaller
numbers come from Virginia, Alabama
and North Carolina. ?
' SOME CHANGES
IN Y SECRETARIES
J- J. H. Henley, of Sanford, N. C., is
a new secretary who arrived last week
at the camp and is now stationed at
jj^Kar 102 as physical director. Secretary
jTOm .W Pkdgett left Friday for Camp
- Polk, at Raleigh, where he will be
vutatloned at the new camp. He has
;r 'been statipned-at Y 106 in this camp
for some time as religious director
- and the boys are sorry to see him go.
Bfijmretary L. B. Vaughn was also
transferred to Camp Polk last week.'
He was temporarily stationed at Y 102
coming here from Camp Gordon about
V a month ago. Camp Accountant C.
* f>0. Padgett will leave this week for
examination In the marines and expacts
to enter the service at once.
0-:He has been with the camp Y. M. C.
' - ? .ithAiirh his
'. -ViA? tur Uianj iiiuiuiia uuuiBwwfmwp
( ham# is In Charlotte yet the T had
} almost won him away and he regrets
. leaviWg the work almost as much.
- C. M. Williams, one of the new men
t .? coming here last week was sent to
gkvttoblle., Ala.. Saturday where he will
Ir^be camp business secretary. Hie
home la In Chicago.
GO TO CAMP *BRAG<|.
smi A-. command
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LONG TROUSERS NOW
FOR PERSH^G'S MEN
Tight Fitting Breeches Will Soon
Disappear From Overseas
Breeches are to disappear from
the wardrobe of the American expeditionary
force. In their stead long
trousers are. to be worn, "the change
to bfc effected as soon as the quartermaster
general's office can get the
necessary supply of the new style of
garment to the men overseas." The
announcement of the change adds:
"The trousers will be tighter around
the lower leg than was the fashion
with the old army trousers, since they
are to be 'habitually worn with thfe
spiral leggins adopted for the men of
the American expeditionary* force,
and will probably be of the same general
character and' appearance ar the
trousers worn by the men of the
This style of long trousers worn,
?' ? lurvifw
WJJCU WII AbliTV uui/i UUH?? ?
rlne wear* his trousers without legKins.
This, apparently, is to he the
purpose of the new-army trousers.
Breeches came into the American
establishment with the adoption of j
khaki, which came after the Spanish-1
American war. The Rough Riders!
first wore them. When khaki had
been taken as Jhe standard for the
service uniform, breeches were adopted.
the theory being that with them
infantry might be mounted in an
emergency and cavalry dismounted.
It was also believed that breeches
made for freedom of movement and j
BIG NIGHT AT RED CROSS '
HUT BASE HOSPITAL!
Special Program Arranged-by
Mrs. Baldwin Thursday Night.
A program consisting of athletic
stunts, monologues, and otherwise entertaining
will be rendered tomorrow
Slight, Thursday, November 7. at the
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Kea /yjrvaa nut a.\ mo
The program will be principally athletic
in nature, -the talent to be secured
from-the base hospital outfit
with , which athletic director A. E.
Bergman has been workfhg. Many
of these men did not know what an
athletic stunt was until "Bergle" took
hold of them and every day he may
be seen with his classes in the convalescent
wards wherfe he is helping
to bring them back to themselves
again. The program will be augmented
with music and monologue
work of Social Secretary Jesse Gray,
of the "Y" force, betted, known as
'The program promises to be worth
while and is given Specially at the
request of Mrs. W. H. Baldwin, who
is in charge.
PARIS ORCHESTRA '
The Parte Symphony orchestra will
give a cohcert in Charlotte at the
Auditorium on Tuesday evening,' No5Member
12. Tickets for the concert
Hill be exempt from the war tax, according
to official announcement of
the United States treasury department
received by the Charlotte Music
Festival association. This Immunity
from taxation is granted because the
whole proceeds from the concert are
to be turned over to the ltod Cross.
This, the first trip of the organization
to America, is epochal in the music
world, and its purpose is to Increase
the "entente cordiale" between the
United States and France. ;
ORGANIZING BASKETBALL TEAM.
Herbert W. Spratley ana Robert J.
Dickinson, basketball players of fame,
are organizing a team of fellows, and
when completed will challenge any
other team.iri the camp. It will be
remembered that . Coach Spratlejy
. M. C. A. by Courtesy of
REENE Charlotte, N. C.
R 6, 1918
TO RIFLE RANGE
Ool. Kent With His Colored
Troops Are Now Learning to
Hit BuH'e Eye.
ittonday three companies of the
810th Pioneer Jiifantry left for the
rifle range, eleven miles out. and prepared
the way for the rest of the
troope. Tents were set up, supplies
gotten together and by today the boys
will be hard at work trying their first
luck at hitting the bull's eye and in- j
ciden tally imagining that it is a Hun
N This is .about the first rifle range j
practice that has been done this fall, j
Ah Is customary the "Y" was on j
the Job with their', hut at thfe range
where they are taking care of the
soldiers with the usual programs and r
other conveniences which the soldiers
are so much accustomed to in the
NO CHRISTMAS PACKAGES
| "Each Arifettcan Bfffdfor overseas wl'l
I receive a Chriktmaa package provided
| he fills out & label bearing his correct i
address. These labels are now being
distributed throughout the army.
They will be sent back by the boys to
the relative or friend in the United
States from whom the soldier wishes
to receive his Christmas package.
Without this label packages will not
be accented for delivery by the po<ta1
Families and individuals receiving
these labels from France will take
them to the nearest Rod Cro?a chapter
or branch where they will bej?iven
cardboard boxes three inches by four .
inches by nine inches. These boxes
will be *furi)Ished by -the American
I Red Cross without cost. Complete
instructions will be furnished with
i each box regarding the articles which
may be sent
j No message or "written material of
any kind will be allowed in the boxes,
poxes when packed, wrapped and ;
[ready for shipment must not weigh;
jpiore than three pounds. Perishable ,
food, soft eapdy, liquids or glass con-1
Miners will not be accepted. The
boxes 'must be delivered to the nearest
collection station designated by the
' Red Cross, unsealed and unwrapped,
I ready lor inspection.
Individuals will .not be allowed to
[mail the boxes themselves. No ChristI
mas parcel will be accepted by the
, American Red Cross for shipment [
after November 20. It is expected
that approximately two million of
these packages will be sent abroad
and the amount of shipping space
1 provided for them will not permit of
any deviation from these rules. The
war councM will net allow more than
one parcel for each man. The men
themselves will decide who is to send
each one his parcel.
If you do not receive a label from
your boys you cannot send him a
HAVE SOME NEW UNIFORMS.
Some of the colored companies of
the labor battalions have received
their allotment of the regulation blue
uniforms and they are donning them.
They are of the nay blue with gold
stripes, long trousers and the same
style as worn by the regulars before
the war and before khaki came into
Thau nnlnrad hnvR a P# SlirA
proud of their outfits and when they
get their caps will "show off" In some
TWO GOOD TUGS OF WAR.
Two good tug of war games were a
feature Thursday afternoon last week
in front of "Y'\106 with Physical Director
Lott fn charge. The yells and
cheers of the men as they pulled and
tugged at the rope reminded one of a
regular football game at its highest
pitch. Company L, of the 810th Pioneer
infantry, was divided as was
Company K and the two games were ;
Jg<Company L was commanded by
Mfcptaln Daiger, with Lieutenants
Kunker, lYench, Brennen. Wheeden
tttnd Steward, and Company K was
} commanded by Captain Andrews,
] Lieutenants Benton, Bleler, Forrest,
""j ARMY NEWS
? FOR ARM T 1*1 tt*
THEIR HOME FOLKS |j/jv|J
WELFARE WORKERS gill
DRjVE COMES NEXT HIM
Campaign Starts Nov. 11?Or- JtMMM
ganizatipn Will Be Effected in |
Array Camps This Week. I (fll'
The campaign for funds for the nHJ . - V *
welfare organizations doing work for pi. ITTl 1LB *r\% >
the soldiers starts next ^eek all over
the nation. No solicitation of funds m y\A- V
will be rna*e In the camps, but it'is
planned- to offer the opportunity to Kff
soldiers who desire to help volun- flj ?
tarily and also encourage thera to WL IB j
Vrite home telling relatives of the ttl
wurii iiiai uicdc ui?uiikuuuii? ? ? u?- WNMII/JB e 1
Lng. In Camp Greene the organize- IfvV/vM
tpions expect to meet and through Sec- jluVxltB "
rotary Mangum, of the Y. M. C. A.,
Secretary Silverman of the Jewish m/\\ 11 \fnyV/ffigaE
welfare, and Secretary Eagan of the '.Jtl
Knights of Columbus, a campaign W'lMHVB - *manager
will I* eelfccted mid, Uwa* ^'ilLflUL
organizations, together with the milf- *3
tary authorities, will work out a plan NnHKB ?..vwy >'rf
and keep up thq * Interest in this Rl .?%
camp. Many men In the service who Ml jia fflbfll f, -.C
are able want to help out and nat- lujTjjj
urally they will be allowed to do so.
Raymond IJ. Fosdlck, chairman of ?
the commission on training camp ac- H
tivities .was oslccd by President Wilson KYve . v.
early in September If ?: would not be I
possible to alleviate the work of the BKwW W
seven war work societies, recognized jH , V |
by the government, in attaining the 19 m 131 K'1? ' *
money necessary to icontinue, their I ni |H
work among the soldiers of the Uni- Utf, H Q1 *//ted
States, as well as those of our fcpBfcSSJl' *j'k'aiM
allies, by uniting in tneir appeals for fJJ m if ll^* .
funds. In order that the spirit of the H 10/ li] MrS"'-.
country in this matter may bo ex- . V Vw
pressed without distinction of race or fl fly fyCy
religious opinion of what Is really a tjfJBftLjB
common service. aij/if Ml I
Following theiPresident's request, Mr. Rtfjy m my-Jr'} *-''v' J
Fosdlck cplled the leaders of the va- IflMJilH
rious urbanizations together and after la
delivering to theni Mr. Wilson's warm IfJ
expression of the government's appre- rjSJyj'
ciation of the splendid service they |XKm/
had rendered to the troops at home W
and overseas, stated iliat the Presi- Km
dent in his letter said that he wished |jW Kif
it distinctly understood that, by their compliance
with his request, they will
not in any sense imply the surrender
of their distinctive character and au- P'f. Tv, J i
That the President's appeal brought
instant response Is evidenced by the Jpl 6jh\J
agreement reached by fhe leaders of
the seven societies on the day following
the receipt of the President's let- ^ ,
ter, whereby the seven organisations '
agreed to a joint campaign to begin
November 11. and that all funds col- \jEwl
lected would be distributed on a pro I ^ "
rata basis among the societies par- T"*"1
ticlpating in the campaign in such If vl
proportion as the total budget of each V \ ^ 1 j
organisation bears to the sum of tho V' " ir J > ? /?.
total combined budgets. The budget y ^
estimates are: \ ' p I
Society. Bud?et. Pet. m L. > t*
T. M. C. A fl00.000.000 (8.65 ^ / 1]
T. W. C. A 16.000.800 S.I |
Kniffht? of Columboa . . 30.000.000 17 6 1'
Jewish Welfare board.. 3.600.000 3.05 , II ' .fi
War - Camp Commaalty ' li v*:'lJSr9\
service 16.000.000 8 8 /1
American IJbrary Aseo.. 3.600.000 3.06 il
Salvation army 3.600.000 2.06
It was also agreed that specified 62BaSe ? ? *3
or restricted subscriptions shall not be
?1?' *"? Knt if triven. nhall be cred- c,"B6S
ited to the particular association, such
amount to be a part of the total and Wfijh jflW
not an addition to it QnflBffl
The committee named to take full
charge of the campaign and settle any
questions arising among the seven societie8
participating rollows: George I] MHI ffl - .
W. Perkins and Dr. John R. Mott, |}| J]||| |fl
for the Y. M. C. A.; Mrs. Henry P. fl I III ffl
Davison, for the J. W. C. A.: John
G. Agar and James J. Phelan, for tho Uf If |)j
Knights of Columbus; Mortimer L. K 0 . [If.
Schiff, for tho Jewish Welfare board; H I HH
Myron T. Derrick, for the War-Camp If II I t
Community service; Frank A. Vander- H 9 <War v.,
lip, for the American Library association;
George Gordon. Battle, for the "01 I 111
Salvation army; John D. Rockefeller, || |lilV~'|li
Jr., of the great union drive tor New P*#* mm m
York and Cleveland H. Dodge, as 1 ff fftf
treasurer ex-ofBclo. This committee
[will act together under'the chairmanship
of Raymond B. Fosoiok. of the