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The Rio Grande rattler. ([McAllen], Hidalgo County, Tex.) 1916-1917, February 09, 1918, Image 23

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THE WADSWORTH GAS ATTACK a n d RIO GRANDE RATTLER 21 CHANGES ON SPORT COMMITTEES D u ring the past w eek two changes were announced on the division athletic staff. L ieutenant D em arest, of the 102d Supply T rain has been elected to succeed Lieut. L. H. DeBaun, 102nd Signal Corps, as chair­ m an of the Soccer Committee, while Captain Jaeckel, chief aide to M ajor General O’Ryan, has taken up the leadership of the Execu­ tive Committee. His predecessor, Captain Moore, who recently resigned to accept a m a jor’s comm ission in the New York N a­ tional Guard, was one of the forem o st ad­ vocates of m ilitary athletics in the camp, and proved of invaluable aid in getting things started here. MILLROSE A. A. W E L L REPRESENTED HERE. The Millrose A thletic Association recently unfurled its service flag. At the sam e tim e it made known the men whose absence will prove its biggest loss on the cinder path this season. Of the num b er all but two are m em b ers of the 27th Division. The honor roll announced by the famous club consists of: Sergeant M atthew T. Geis, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Cook Nick Giannakopulos, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Corporal Joseph Best, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Corporal Ted Ellertson, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Corporal Joseph Rom e, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Corporal Joseph Scaralata, Camp Upton, New York. Corporal Joseph Soukup, Spartanburg, South Carolina. P rivate W inant P. Gough, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Private John Greenewald, Spartanburg, South Carolina. P rivate H arold Gunn, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Private Edw ard Hussey, Somewhere in France. Geis, who heads the list, was form erly captain of the M illrose flyers. In addition he was physical instructor of the John W a n a m a k e r Commercial Institute, which takes care of the athletic activities of the younger employees of the big New York establishm e n t. A year ago he ran a set of gam es which saw over a thousand young­ sters in action. They w ere reviewed by G eneral O’Ryan. The m eet will be held this w inter at M adison Square Garden on W ednesday evening, M arch 20th. Plot To Destroy Ship-Yards. W a rning was given the governm ent of a plot to burn and destroy the Subm arine Boat Corporation ship-yard valued at $5,- 000,000. A d joining this yard is the Quar­ term a s ters D epartm ent, which will cost $7,- 000,000. R e sulting from the notice a large guard is placed around these two plants. OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT OF W b t A t h l e t i c i s d o r e (OPPOSITE THE CLEVELAND HOTEL) With a $25,000 Stock of the Thos. E. Wilson & Co. A thletic Goods. The Only Unconditional Guarantee Line of Sport­ ing Goods Manufactur- fk f l * * * • # ® * \ s \ A m •«««•«# My Prices Are Right L P. WOLSIEFFER

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