Frank Ruffing-Nat'l Guard

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Frank Ruffing-Nat'l Guard - COMPANY M REORGANIZING; . MANY APPLY The work...
COMPANY M REORGANIZING; . MANY APPLY The work of tho re-organization and enlistment of Company M, 16th Infantry, Infantry, in which many Oreenville boys served in the world war, is now on. Captain Frank T>. Ruffing, who has boon assigned to command of Company SI., started enlisting the new company on Thursday evening. Already over 70 young men of Grove City have signified signified their intentions of joining the new organization and it is expected that the full quota of 100 will be accomplished accomplished within the month. The re-organized National Guard of Pennsylvania will comprise very near tho same organizations with practically tho same stations as in the organization organization before the war. The work of reorganization reorganization is being .started with spirit throughout the state and every effort will be made to'Ijave the division complete complete before the sumrror camp. Colonel C. Elaine Smathers will make his headquarters at Grove City. Tho Colonel states that every effort will be made by this organization to complete idly as possible and be one of the first in the state to reach the requirements of Federal authorities. _ All young men who served in the military forces during: the "World War may enlist in tho new Guard for tho period of one year, provided that such ^ enlistment of the regiment^as rap^ * " "" """"' 10 J of enlistment is made before the llth of [ this rrjonth. Also after the expiration ' in of this onfe year enlistment they may j to re-enlist for a like period, providing 1 that his the number of one year enlistments do not exceed one third of the strength of tho command. All men between the ages of 18 and 45 are eligible for enlistment. enlistment. The enlistment of married men is discouraged and a company commander commander cannot enlist a married man with- i but the 'consent of the regimental commander: commander: ' Those other than service men must enlist for the three year period. of

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  1. The Record-Argus,
  2. 09 Jan 1920, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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