Draft notes (explains birth into religious group not enough) Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA 8 Aug 1917

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 - and employed Iho army not take This advises....
and employed Iho army not take This advises. down that on- ] an registrant In Uniontowu_ asked exemption on the grounds of "con- acleutious scruples. Dunkards or members ot any other religious sect that la opposed to war will Bntl that mere statement ot membership will not suffice to secure exemption. On Pago ·! appears an article shwio-g that aa aflMavl: from Iho minister ot tho church to which they bulong or the secretory thereof must bu prcscutcd to show they are In good standing. Thus, men whoso parents may bo ot such religious faith but who themselves "do not work at It" may not bo excused. Popular resentment against wholesale exemption of aliens has manifested ' itself here and elsewhere throughout the country. Exemption boards cluliu their work would bo much owlcr If aliens wcro drafted. Navy department clorks of draft agu will not bn exempted, Secretary Oanleta lino announced. Provost Marshal General Crowder Is at work on a final set of regulation for the mobilization of the selective) who tho at Is tbo the

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  1. The Daily Courier,
  2. 08 Aug 1917, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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  • — Draft notes (explains birth into religious group not enough) Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA 8 Aug 1917

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