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Pom- as by ss the to to poasee- O. laat Bhe ROUTINE Of Camp Is Started. Members of First Regiment Tut in Busy Day. Several Soldiers Overcome By Heat One Man Sent To-Hia Home in Covington. as Wife-Beaters far K. If In tbe said ths of and shs In aracub sisr.Tca to ras ssqcissa. Port Clinton, Ohio, August Jl. Following reveille at I o'clock this morning, members of ths First Regiment at Camp Perry assembled on parade grounds. After breakfast all companies wars ordered on ths Held, and from 7 o'clock In tha morning until t o'clock In the afternoon the men were on ths drill grounds or target range. Lieutenant McElroy, U. 8. A., and Major J. D. Crawfish Inspected every company. They will devote the naxt two weeks to drilling the men. - Captain Parker's machine-gun company was on the range early. Ifajor Nee and Captain Royal Mat-tics, A Company,' mads an Inapect Ion and found ths camp In excellent condition. . Many men were overcome by heat on the field. Privets John Martin, F Company, suffered a sever attack, and wss sent to his horns In Covington, Ky., accompanied by Private Thlea. His condi tion wss not serious, but hs could not endure ths camp routine. It was said. Privets Steven Thompson, Blanchester, was granted leave of absence by Colonel Procter to-day following receipt of a letter notifying him of the death of his father, George Thompson, a retired farmer, Blanchester. He left .for his home accompanied by Lieutenant Spencer. Major J. D. Crawnah and Major W. H. Meyers were assigned to aaalat a regular army officer In drilling membera ot the regiment Major Fred W. Oalbralth waa appointed range and ordnanoe offi cer, te be aeateted by Lieutenant Ertel, Captain Pattlson and Lieutenant Thomas Denham. Lieutenant Burton Roblnaon. machine gun company, was appointed Adjutant of ths Second Battalion. Captain Wayne Btacey and Lieutenant James Foysr, B Company, were officers of ths day. Sergeants McKeown and Lehman are In charge of the rookey drill squad. Company H marched to ths lake and drilled In the cooling waters of Camp Perry Bay. A number were compelled to return te camp minus their clothing, which (enow-bathers had hidden. Colonel William Vooper Procter fur nished refreshments to the men to-ntght. Band concerts were attended by many visitors. Major General Hough, Columbus, Is ex pected to arrive at Camp Perry to-mor row to review the troops. Relatives of officers arrived In camp to-day and registered at the elubhouae. No arrangementa having been made to sell stamps or forward mall has delalyad letters for Cincinnati. Telegrams from anxious relatives were received by many men to-day. The men are reported to be In good health. Arrival of the Seventh Regiment la looked forward to by all men. Major Oalbralth reported a thermome ter In his tent registered 100 degrees. He W. he hla a MT Me of of to - a of

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 22 Aug 1916, Tue,
  3. Page 14

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