Vincent Oliver draft
Draft Boards in This Area Send More Men Into Military Service Two more youths will leave Pottstown this morning for military service. The young men will board the 1.22 o'clock Reading train for Fort George G. Meade, Md„ where they will be inducted into the Army. They are Vincent Astor Oliver, 628 Lincoln avenue, and Elmer Williams, 815 Sheridan street. They are scheduled to be the last draftees to leave under the old system in which men were permitted to return home for ten to 30 days after their final Army examinations to put their civilian affairs in order. The next group will be inducted immediately upon passing Army tests, with unusual rases warranting furloughs if the men cannot close out their affairs before called to service. Berks County Draft Board No. 1. at Boyertowij^ .sent a large contingent to N(#^ Cumberland yester day. The men came to Pottstown by bu.s and then boarded a Reading lailroad train for the induction center, joining other Berks draftees at Reading. Those in the Boyertown draft board group included: Theodore W. Wolicki, Birdsboro R I). 2; Thomas Adam Puhl. Boyertown R. I). 2; Wayne Winfield Helfrich, Jacksonwald; William H. Maurer, Macungie R. D. 1; Charles Samuel Ferry, Alburtis R, D. 1; Irwin N, Landis, Mertztown R D. i; Henry Milton Delong, Alburtis R. D. 1; Emerick F. Gruber, Bechtelsville K. D. 1; Benjamin Angstadt, Kutztown R. D. 3. Also Charles Elwood Radcliffe, Mertztown: Gordon H E«hbach, Bechtelsville R. D. 1; John Harry Snyder. Bechtelsville; Harry K. Johnson, Mertztown R. D. 1; Robert E. Kerper, Birdsboro R. D. 2; Romane Fielding Will, 20 North Wash ington street, Boyertown; Bernard Maurer. Fsterly; Herman Joseph Adam. Bally; George Ellsworth Berber, Green Lane; Elwood Weidner Seasholtz, 535 East Philadelphia avenue, Boyertown, Also Luther D. Shade. Reiffton; Royden C. Gottshall, 302 South Reading avenue, Boyertown ; Charles J. Flicker, Mertztown R. D. 1; Gordon W. Seasholtz, 221 North Reading avenue, Boyertown; Royden W, Houck, 614 Washington street. Red Hill; William H. Drace, Oiey R D. 1; Thomas H. Gottshall. 129 North Reading avenue, Boyertown; Kenneth C. Wert, Mertztown R D. 1; Paul D. Heffner, Douglassville. Also Wilmer Daniel Rentschler, 225 East Third street, Boyertown; Baltzor Joseph Kline, Barto R. D. 1; Jerome J. Wentzel, Reading: Thomas Samuel Freed. 116 East Philadelphia a venue, Boyertown; George E. Weaknecht, Topton: Franklin C. Leidy, 136 South Franklin street, Boyertown; Paul B. Carver, 131 South Chestnut street, Boyertown; Paul F. Deisher, Topton; Frank J. Lubas, Stony Creek Mills R. D. l; Jacob Paul Snyder, 610 East Philadelphia avenue, Boyertown. Berks County Draft Board No. 5, Shillington, also sent off a group. Among the draftees were: Randall W. Zerr, Geigertown; Edward G. Beam. El ver.son R. D. 2. TREASURY STATEMENT WASHINGTON, April 16 JP—The position of the Treasury April 14: Receipts $18 044,394,06: expenditures $77.250346.19; net balance $2.720671.096,13; total debt S68.66fi.308.- 872.84 : increase over Previous day $12.744,047,09.