The Huntington Herald from Huntington, Indiana on October 8, 1921 · Page 5
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The Huntington Herald from Huntington, Indiana · Page 5

Huntington, Indiana
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Saturday, October 8, 1921
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I . ). IS. 10 111 HI "BROW" ITRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE ;. ENLISTMENT OF ROOKIES IN THE FUTURE. JJIUST BE iHYSICIAL FIT fUductlon to Army, to Enable Rs - ervltsrs to Pick Only the Beit Rookies. By H. K. REYNOLDS IN, 8. Staff Correspondent .Washington, Oct 8 - The scene la In American army camp a year hence. ' The nondescript, hlt - or - mlss nnlform of the speaker marks blm as a new recruit. - Sergeant," he insists "I gotta hart a new pair pants. These are all shot JO h . , . , ; It Is sonorons but carefully - modulated voice of neat lieutenant from West Point who Interrupts the vivid description of the equally raw recruit Tour language Is atrocious" he Is beard to say pointing an accusing finger at the unabashed doughboy, .jfrere you not examined as io your knowledge of spoken English when you were admitted to the military servicer .In addressing tbe sergeant upon the subject now under discussion yon should make your wants known by pointing out that the physical state of your trousers is such that it becomes - necessary for - you to respect - fully . - request thatji' is - cued to you. - - Do you follow me " " Irfot .you. - " returns the recruit, "but I also gotta have a pair o' pants, English or no English, and there yun are." But the lieutenant had fled convinced that the War Department's hope of any army where the maltreating of the English language was as odious an offense as a dirty mess - kit or a rusty rifle" at inspection was Impossible of realization. AU of which merely leads up to the statement, that army officers, in recruiting men; during the campaign nowj in progress' r throughout the United States, areto enroll as members of the military establishment only j'flne,. young, upstanding, able - bodied men physically tit, educated In the primary subjects at least - " and citizens of the United States." "Men who cannot read and Trite English," the1 War Department declares, "are not desired In the new army and will not be accepted for enlistment" ( It Is explained that the Army Is to continue Its educational system, but that it Is not going to take the man who cannot read or write and teach him those things which be should bare learned In childhood. In other words, the American Army of the future is to be an Army to brag about as far, as. educational itandards are concerned. ; : ; When the prospective soldier faces the doctor he will find the tests difficult to passunles.heJ very nearly a 'petted man." All recruiting parties hare been notified IhatVftdal Regulation 65. of War Department, will be rigidly enforced. ' These regu lations relate to the physical examl - niHnm nf candidates and give the ataniUnU which so to make up a mod soldier briefly, as follows: ."He must, see and hear well; his heart must be competent to stand the stress of physical exertion;, he must be intelligent enough to understand and execute military maneuversobey commands and protect himself, and he must be able to transport himself by marching as the exigencies of mil - itary life may demand..: t. . In addition." Jjs the War Department, "be will be wearing the uniform of the United States, and a certain dignity must be his at all times. The Inferior men cannot fulfill these demands." '". ' ' ''" It's going to be a highbrow old Army you can take the word of your Uncle Sam for that - - Enlistments are to be handled that SB PENCIL PADS 8 inches by 102 inches. About 125 sheets to pad and weighs about one pound. Just as good a paper as you desire for pencil.. About 100 of them at 10c. V . THR JOB DEPARTMENT Where they do good y the - Amy will : not exceed 160,00ft men at any time; therefore high .officials of the War Department expect that 'the standard of men obtained will be - the highest - the Army bas erer bad.. It is 'stated (hat the allotment system will be used In obtaining men and that each corps area will be authorized to enllsf nun to fill vacancies only. Reports will be called for requently to assure the department that the enlistments do not exceed the nmnberf vacancies. ..The new : recruiting regulations raise no bar against the enlistment of men with previous service, providing that they ean measure - up to the new standards. If a man wishes to come in again, however, he must enllst for three years, while the man who has not served an enlistment may choose between one year and three years as the term of his service. rNo general recruiting stations are to be established, for the time being, but the work will 'be conducted by the various posts, stations and camps of the Army scattered throughout the nine corps areas. From each of these parties of officers and enlisted men are to be sent to nearby towns to search out the best of the young men who wish to enter, or re - enter the Army and to take them to the nearest post or camp. Boys who are less than eighteen years of age are not to be accepted under any circumstances. - At the same ttoe'the recruiting Is going on Secretary of War Weeks and officers of the General Staff are busily Engaged In a general redistribution of organizations, as they work out the strengths of Army units under the new enlisted strength of 150. - men. . Infantry regiments have been ordered reduced In strength from 1.490 to 1,812 men and in number from sixty - five to forty - five, cavalry regiments from 818 to 641 men and from seventeen to fourteen in number, . field artillery regiments from thirty - three to sixteen in nnmer, without reduction of personnel; engineer regiments, from thirteen to seven In number, with reduction of strength; coast artillery, railway and - tractor rejcl - ments from 1.068 to 829 men, respectively, and the latter in number from seven to two. The new ; allotments of personnel are: Infantry.. - 5S.OO0: cavalry 11 - 184; field artillery, 19.174; coast artil lery, 18,110; air service, 10.800: en gineers, 6,619; signal' corps, 8.000: quartermaster corps. 11.200: finance department. 709;. ordnance department, 8.976; chemical warfare ser - vice. 776; detachment enlisted men, 6,548; and medical department, 8,591. The Philippine Constabulary Is included In these allotment, although excluded from the 50,000 ' enlisted strength authorized by. Congress. WM m LflDEB - TIL ON ifl BERLIN . 'Pv International RwdMt Berlin, Oct 8. A sensational trial which Ties in public Interest with the notorious casoM Karl Gross - mann, the "modern Blue Beard" who Is under arrest charge with systom - atlcally killing a nunbar of young women, opened hen; Priday when Walter Protze was arraigned.. Protze is accusedr of the murder of Dr. Hemberger inthts city two years ago as the resultfof an illicit love affair between himself and Mrs. Hemberger, his aunt Pro'.z) told the authorities '.hat he was Iniituated .with his aunt and that it was at her command that he killed her husband. Protze voluntarily appeared at police headquarters and confessed the murder. He said it had been preying on his mind and he wanted to make a clean breast of the affair. His story was so fantastic that the police at first refused to believe htm;' telling him he was suffering ivm a mallutl - nation. Protze insisted going into details. TTo said that alter killing Dr. Hemburger he had dlsembered . the body with a saw whlio it was still rarm. . , Mrs. Hemburger at the time of her husband's death gavo out a story that he . had committed sulcldo. After Protze's story, she confessed, but said she had not participated in the crime. DEMOCRATS TO SUPPORT! (By International News Service.) Washington, Oct 8. The taxation skies, which have been so overcast as to threaten the solidarity of the Republican majority, were apparent ly clearing rapidly Friday. , The Republicans are once more m harmony and from Senator Simmons, the ranking, Democrat! 2 member of the senate finance committee, today curae indications that the Democrats will not oppose the Republican compromise on the bill. The Democrats are not going to oppose seriously the bill, it was indicated, because several of the features of the new program were first proposed and sponsored by the Democrats. . The Democratic members of the senate finance committee urged orlg - lnaiy the fixing of an income surtax maxim lm at fifty per cent, which the Republicans have now accepted, Simmons stated, and the retention of the capital stock tax which the Republicans also decided upon in framing their substitute for the pending bill If the latter Is torn to pieces and rewritten, as the Republican leaders have agreed to do, it is not unlikely that ft will receive a substantial number of Democratic votes. Republican members of the senate finance committee, with the aid of treasury experts, are to recast the pending bill so as to'make it conform with the compromise plai accepted by them. It is figured that in tearing the bill apart there will be a shifting of approximately - 160,000,003 . but that the total of f 3.324,000.000 intended to be raised by the measure originally, will remain about the same. - It is also proposed to adopt a graduated corporation income tax of ten per cent on $50,000 or less, and fifteen per cent on amounts in excess of 850,000. A division of opinlor. still prevails among Republican senators as to' whether the $2,000 exemption allowed for corporations ought to be eliminated because of Its effects on smaller corporations, but it is believed that it will be stricken out ASKS PROBE OF ALL SECRET ORGANIZATIONS (By International Newt Service.) Washington, Oct 8. A. congressional . Investigation of every secret organization In the United States Is asked in a resolution introduced In the house today by Representative U pshaw, Democrat, of Atlanta, Ga. The resolution provides for the summoning of the chief officials of such organizations before a joint congregational committee that would ba appointed to Investigate them. , Under the resolution, every state THE HUNTINGTON HERALD rivs would be called upon by congress to furnish the name of every secret or ganlution, chartered or unchartered, which may be operating within its borders. Jysf Turning a Handle Drains the Buick x Crank (Case You don't have to crawl under a Buick to drain the crank case. The oi drain, like many conveniences found on the new Buick models, will give you utmostpleas - ure and comfort from motoring. With these refinements re the sturdy,powerful Buick Chassis and Valve - irVHead Motor. See the New Buick Models Today. 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Thet goods premised by Germany will ap ply on her Indemnity.. The agreement is known as the reconstruction contract and much of the German supplies will be used in rehabilitating those. areas . of France devasied during the war. Coal prices and the restitution of rolling stock were among the subjects discussed at Wiesbaden. The total amount of goods delivered by Germany during the life of the contract must not exceel 62 per cent of the annKles assured France by the London Indemnity agreement. r Graphite. . Dewn to 1850 graphite was obtained chiefly from the Borrewdale mine la Cumberland, England. Since then a supply has been drawu from eastern .Siberia; from Ticonderoga, New Tork state; Buckingham, Quebec; and Bohemia. Graphite Is also produced In Ceylon, and Madagascar. Artificial graphite Is also being manufactured. Watch oat for the New Poultry Epidemic If your chickens show signs of swollen eyes, sore spots on combs and heads they have this disease and should be treated at once. ease; man. We are prepared to combat this dis Come in and talk with our poultry C. E. BASH & CO. A J R 1 G L.A: LnJ 31 Read the Classified Pago i Gigli sings an entrancing serenade In his high, sweet, fresh young tenor voice' From Malcagni'i tragic opera, of Japanese life, this ringing melody, "Ami la tua finestra" (KpeTiThy Lattice) Window") from "Iris" dances with joy and the beauty of life, 1 Vict &4 Ud beat 49J9 Two songs by : - Lucy Isabeile Marsh The one a charming, well - known waltz - song "Spring's Awakening" while on the reverse is Alabieff s famous song, "The Nightingale" both sung with consummate skill. Victor B1m Ltbtf Kmcd 55140 Two among many other particularly appealing vocal records in October's New Victor Records They'll all repay a visit to hear them. Let us play them for you. Ml Ms Co. 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