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The Rio Grande rattler. ([McAllen], Hidalgo County, Tex.) 1916-1917, December 15, 1917, Image 29

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T H E WADSWORTH GAS ATTACK a n d RIO GRANDE RATTLER 27 HOW YOU FEEL W ILL INVESTIGATE TWO FATAL ACCI­ DENTS, A board of officers, to consist of Col. Jam es R. Hewlett, 14th infantry; Maj. Lyman A. Wood, 74th infantry; Maj. R. W. Hinds, 106th field artillery, is appointed to investigate the railroad accident at Woodruff, S. C., on December 1, resulting in the death of P r i­ vate Charles M artin and Joseph F. Curti, 47th infantry. A hoard of officers, to consist of Lieut. •Col. Wm. R. Pooley, 74th infantry; Maj. Jam es E. Schuyler, 14th infantry, and Maj. L. A. Salisbury, 106th infantry, is appointed to investigate the railroad accident at Grover, N. C'., on December 1, resulting in the death of Private M arshall Goll, 5th company, 102d supply train. BOYS SOLDIERS IN GERMANY. Intim a tions th a t Germany is planning to force hoys of 16 and 17 years into the arm y are contained in an appeal appearing in the E'ssen General Anzeiger th a t they im m edi­ ately join the juvenile corps. “'This great struggle between the na­ tions,” says- the newspaper, “will necessi­ tate those who are now 16 and 17 being called up at no very rem ote date for arm y service.” PAY YOUR PARCEL POST TAX. The following W ar Tax on Parcels Post is effective December 1st, 1917, and is payable by a w ar revenue stam p to be affixed at the time of m a iling by the sender. “On parcel post subject to 25 cents post­ age the tax is 1 cent. “On parcels on which the postage am o u n ts to from 26 to 50 cents the tax is two cents each, and so on.” Postage stam p s are not valid for this tax and no parcels will be transported until this tax is paid on same. As the volume of m ail for this Camp will be trem endous . a t C h ristm as tim e soldiers can expedite its delivery by giving their correct address to the people at home. Below is a sample address: (Pvt.) John Jones, B a ttery Y or (Co. X) . .Field A rtillery (or other regim e n t No.) Camp W adsworth, Spartanburg, S. C. U n i f o r m s Tailored by The House of Kuppenheimer Cotton Khaki $15.00 up 16 os. 0. D. Serge 42.50 up Funston Cloth 32.50 up (Heavyweight) James A. Bannister Genuine Cordovan Puttees : $16.50 PRIG E\S 116 E. MAIN ST. -»e n-c!-»o<-n-!crG=- -C’-r ':o»i The largest Book Store in South Carolina Military Texts for Officers and Enlisted men a Specialty a n b u r g ,

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