Springfield Republican Aug 14, 1895

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Aug 14, 1895 - Col. t. C Campbell camp, D., C V., held a...
Col. t. C Campbell camp, D., C V., held a regular meeting Tuesday night, and sprung a sensation which is liable to cause considerable excitement in confederate circlei throughout the itete. The meeting wai opened in due form and there wai nothing on the surface to ihow what wai coming. Two new member! joined th camp. They were Thomai O. Childon, first sergeant, 'color guard, Company F, Eighth Missouri Infantry and tordi - naud 8. MuCauley, private Company K, Thirty - seventh Virginia Infantry, Stonewall brigade. The camp adopted a resolution dropping the "Col L, G from Its neme and will hereafter be known as Campbell camp, in honor of the Campbell family. Then came the sensational part of tbe meeting. Two yean ago the camp lent Jamei McManesi to tbe Ulgglnivllle home. lie only stayed a few diyi and csme back, telling, fearful itoriei of the treatment avcuordod old soldleri at, that institution, His story was taken with a grain of talt tnd nothing mure thought of it Last February John K..Schell wal lent by Campbell post to the home Schell ia now back in the city and telle a itory almost ss bad as that of Me Maneia lie lay! that the manage ment Ii entirely Incapable; that Super intendent Cassell and the other odl cert with their "pete" are drnnk moat of the time and pay. little 'or no at ten tion to the condition of the Inmates ot the home. - Since February, he lays, then ha been consumed three barrel! of whiskey and the fourth one ie ordered. Schell wore the same suit back to Springfield that he wore away, He layi that Joseph O'Korke, an old Stonewall man sent irom core, is ay Ing with paralysis. These have prompted the t j

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  1. The Springfield News-Leader,
  2. 14 Aug 1895, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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