Holy Rollers among CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS, Washington Post, 15 Dec 1917 p5

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Holy Rollers among CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS, Washington Post, 15 Dec 1917 p5 - 3e V li - 3 IISTMAS FOR MEADE 4 iPlans Are...
3e V li - 3 IISTMAS FOR MEADE 4 iPlans Are Started faf ftwiffe Joy ioruiiy uuuu men 4 r t3 i JttXUl x 3 ARE IN QUARANTINE XwQHuncIred Reserve Officers Arrive - Conscientious Objectors Increased E Colored Men Total Now 143 One of Them Being a Sinn Feiner First Known Who Will Not Fight By a Staff Correspondent Camp Meade Md Dec 14 Plans are vbeing made to provide a great JChrist - irias celebration for the boys who remain remain in camp over the holiday Fully 15O0Q of the 35000 soldiers will have to - spend the day at the cantopmertt Of the 15000 several thousand are isolated isolated in their barracks by the quarantine quarantine for mumps and measles They will have no chance to participate in the V - z yuietm ana JC Tw rAi 4Ytotui W mlifi Civ am cu ts w irHo uvivvAwu iouu nfayubatrouKhVifolliespenprans wre maae loaaywj organize a nurauer of choruses fromvdraf t men who can sing and - have - i them serenade their less fortunate cojbrades In addition a Christmas tree will be provided for every company and battery i v - tj r Reserve Officers Arrive The ffrat contingent of 200u of the 400 graduates fromFort Myer Platts - burg and Fort Niagara reserve officers training camps who have been assigned assigned to Meade reported today These new offlcerg will suffice to nil all vacancies vacancies In units hereand also supply each battery and company with two extra - officers Among the Objectors Three colored men two being from the District have Joined the colony of conscientious conscientious objectors who have been doubled doubled in numbers by arrival of recent contingents contingents of draft men They are segregated segregated in one of the barracks in BB block and now total 143 men An official census of the C Os shows the classifications a3 follows Vegetarian 1 I W V 1 Holy Rollers 2 Salntsf - 2 Sinn Feiner 1 Mazdaznan 1 Socialists 6 Mennonites 35 Dunk - ards 50 Quakers 13 The colored menwho bunk side by side with the other objectors are Willis Watts street and SWJUiam aZ121lFifJfotreetfrTfiipgtpttj Oliver JkzIerJof JBaltfanbrfcV two named aremembers of - the Cod and Saints of ChristewhJle was an usher in - nie Seventh rventistJChurchin Baltlmore - f fjonverxea Dyjaoiy - Mouezs Considerable proselyting ingoing on all the time among theC Os and the Holy Rollers claim that they nave made two converts The I WJ W also says he has won a sympathizer Srho is conscientious conscientious about everything except working The unexpected avowal of - the one selective selective that he was a Sinn Feiner took the census visitor y surprise as a Sinn Feiner has never been known to dodge ai fight Two Two unusual cases against regular army sergeants have been disposed of by - court - martial and the offenders sentenced to six months in prison First Sergt Sam Pasin was charged with having ordered an enlisted man to collect 1 from each man in the company for his personal use The other sergeant was found guilty of having tired of life at Meade and to have rejoined his old outfit at Fort Oglethorpe Oglethorpe Ga U S Gives 100000 for Poles Berne Switzerland Dec 14 On behalf behalf of the American Red Cross the American legation has remitted to the Polish relief committee JIOCOOO for starving Polish children iThLfirst crhurch of thethfrd IayAu r rC -

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  2. 15 Dec 1917, Sat,
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