Churchill Mehard Ousted From Military - The Indiana Gazette (Indiana, PA) May 27, 1916

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a MEHARD DROPPED Adjutant Who Differed from Brigadier Genera! A. J. Logan Is Ousted from His Position in thr Second Brigade. GIVES STATEMENT Friend.-; of "Church" Mohard in Indiana and im-mli'-rs of the National (riiard in partieiiiar, an« interested in the oircLimstiini'i-.s ^nrr his dis- mi.-sal from the stall' of Second Ilri- jrade by Gun. A. J. Logan. The following account of the atl'air is taken ii'oni this morning's Pittsburgh Ci.ii xette Times: Differences of opinion between Brig. Gen. A. J. Logan of Pittsburgh, commander of the- Second Hrigado, N. G. I'., and Maj., Churchill H. Mehard, brigade adjutant, as to the propriety ; the latter's activities in connection with Ihe Militar;, Training Associa- tio.i of Pittsburirh, an organi/.ation etc.-re.I to a! ,o a.> the Platt-iburg V'et- •ran.-, have culmmaied in the with- li.ri'al of the 1,-itt.r's assignment as iiijutai.t and hi- reiief i'rom duty on em. Logan's stall'. An order to that '!f'cc!, issued by Adjt. Gen. Thomas ,1. Stewart und'.ir date of .May -!.">, was i'".'fi'.ed by Maj. Mehard yesterday. It v,'a> i-^uuii upon a rcipii-.-t by (ien. Logan on Monday, that "The assign"••>•<>' of Maj. C. H. .Mehard, as ad- Mita.,' Second Brigade, be withdrawn. N'u u-a.Mi.n inr ,^uch a request was -i\en iiy Gin. J.rgau, either in his •iHiununu :atloii to Adjt. (Jen. Stew- ui or 1.) Maj. Mehard. Gen. Logan told Maj. Me. ha fd merely that the .•lifer's service on his slalf would no 'Uig.'i- ;•(' .-.ati-'f.'ic'toi-y to him. (Jen. Logan ile..-!.'md lo ,--imnu.-nr upon the patter V'-!erday, but admitted that i statement is- ; -d by Maj. Mehard he-rewith, wa,, correct as to '..-sections made. Mehard IK Still Major Gen. Logan will suggest the as- .;'n).'ien f of a successor to Maj. Mehard in a fe-w days he said, but he Ic'.-lir.ed to tell the name of the man le will recommend. He would not ss the Pittsburgh Military T-'aini'ig Association, of vbich Maj. Mehi'.rd is chairman, nor Voulj hv discuss I in- various devel- ipme.-its leading up (,, an open break 'h Maj. Mehard. The .-tateinent that Maj. Mehard nade :.. Ihe (Jaxette Tmes reporter •id uuiih Gen. Logan saal was cor- l -" : ••'--• to the various .-,leiis in the ! ' '-- ' ••>•• that (•.••!. .\ii.er: J. Lo' l!; l ;; '-- reiiMe-ieii 'hat my assign'•">-'• ••'• ..djii.'a,-;' „;' the Second Bri- : ' l! ''' N -". '• i'. '-e \v:ifMlrawn. The •'• > ••'•' (i: n. Li'V'a!,'. iae .1; what is called , iist." 1 v. ill .-till iiej i': 1 '--i i.eral's Depart- | •..':iu:''i:t ; i ;bi! y at : he will of \'ernor and commander-in- Xo (\i-u.son Stated I ••' : ' '. •"> Co; .! ;M i-aJe, be with- ''"•••'. LoL-an i- entirely with- m'iit<. Details i., -he statf of •a! orVicer are largely personal ! perfu; maiH'e of ''.ile a:.d d: p . :>;i.n coirimarider> are, .-ho'.::.! !„•, :i v:p;ai,;y t ,.,, -ul»e-|. . i!..|.-'.i. pra.-'-.ca!!y go./ern the de- '•'<'•• '•' f"om .i.-.-.i:;nment of stall' '" ' -:'' 1 ' 1 ! be _-!\'i ,", ai.i! none was '•'''• ' : '"'- L. .'.;:. 'c ; hi- i'l.-tan 'e. ] '' ' ! ''•.'•' • ' •' 1;; e ' I..11 my service ' ••'• '•" -o.'iL'. ! he .-at i--fa'-tory to i •• : ]| I r- i.;•.>.! • hat that wa-, o. 1 ' '••e, at.sia-.-r'irv. ii'.iLih/ Coat Coilar. : '' i i-. li-ir of a coat, begin '. ' •'. > \'. lieir f b,- coat is in ! . .. • .1 it i-; \. u'.ilerful what a i '!. n'.iiiu.'i cii-aiiiny; \vi!l -r la'ui a pu-c,- of d.-au cloth l; ' pii it.-- >•! ; in 1.1-1,1 ii u . ,, u j 1 "' I ii"i" •:•;',!..• \,,ih it. Le-avo • ! •'• ' >'•' ii.-r ^ ii i a littln aleoliol .::•.! l.eei) \> il -.:,.' II 1,1.' .MM, dry HaiH; ir i.p i i tin ,.;.;.- [•'. . i- -,>r aa hour or tu •.> a;iii ir v.i'.l !,>,.;• a.-, jjuoU as JIL-W.— llioli'll ilvMid

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 27 May 1916, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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