Louis L. Ligon Captain
ANNUAL INSPECTION PALMETTO R1FEMEN CAPT. LIGON ISSUES NOTICE | ABOUT IMPORTANT EVENT THE LAST DRILL Will Be Held Tomorow Evening And Very Important That All Be Present Captain Louis L. Ligon, of the local company Palmetto Riflemen, ha? is*suc(l the following in cormection with the annual inspection: On next Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock the-adjutant general of South Carolina'will hold the annual inspec tion OL the Palmetto Riilemen. This inspection will detovmino the amount of tho state appropriation that caph company tn the Nationi', Uu^rd wiil receive and will decido whether thc company will get the rifle range and gon on the encampment this year. The requirements for the InBpec tl?n are first that every company have 7f> per cent of the total enlisted strength present -for tho inspection second that the men are reasonably trained in close and extended order third that tho corporals aro able to drill their squads and tho sergeants either squads or the company as a whole.. Tlie ofTlcors of the company urge that all the men he present and ar rive at the armory early so that all who .have not been issued the neces nu ry uniforms can secure them In time and so that the company will be r?ady to fall'In promptly at the pro .per time. -' Those of you who -were present to ' hear the mik to tho company by Col onel ' Blythe will remember that he said that unless the mon did their pa vt ? th at there could be no company so in .this case unless the men do theiri part by. attending and'arriving pr?njptjy,thor? will, not be for long a company- as a loss1 of the appropria tion will'most certainly mean the loss of the company.. - Each man will wear high tan shoes if possible but if .not at least wear high shoes. On the United States inspection all of thc men wore 'high tan.'shoes which: gave its a good report oh neatness and appearance in \ ranks. Let us all try to put up as good- an appearance. for this inspection-. . . Tho last drill before the inspection will be. on next, Thursday night 'and we deslro that every man possible be present, no that ii on o will, be new to th?^d?ttes: The company will attbts l|t. be divided Into permanent eqiit d and a corporal assigned to each squad. There will nhortly be a vacancy for corporal, and we will hold an oral examination for'the p.ace taking Into .consideration tho character " of the service rendered In the past of all applicants. Louis L. Ligon, ?cptain.