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The Protection Post, May 16, 1918


(By Lawton Shirley)

On Tuesday of this week, the following four were sent from Comanche county to Jefferson Barracks, near St. Louis, Mo., on call of our local board.
      Otto Rain
      Fred F. Selsor
     Alonzo Vincent
     Leonard A. Zeitler
As stated in these columns last week Russel Washburn will be sent to Manhattan this week there to receive special training for the service in the army.
Jacob Leeper and O. E. Callaway who volunteered for service as mechanics, will be sent to Washington, D. C., on May 20th.
The next call for men from Comanche county will take twelve.  These are a part of the 233,000 called and are to be sent on Mary 25th or soon thereafter.  The men who will go in this increment and their order numbers are as follows:
2?8 Samuel Fred Millard.
2?4 David F. Holliman.
2?8 Harry T. Billings.
252 Noah C. Bauer.
270 Alva Parkinson.
271 Claude Sturdy.
272 Lloyd H. Booth.
276 Luther Billings.
294 George H. Hart.
325 Henry C. Lasater.
391 John R. Griffin.
407 Jack Johnson. (Preach.)
These twelve men last named will be sent to Camp Funston.


Below is the list of men who will go from Clark county during the five day period beginning May 25th.  Also their order number and addresses are given.
211 Robert Earl Bell, Englewood, Kansas.
224 Lysle Crane, Clinton, Ind.
229 Everett Alfred Hogue, Eldorado, Kansas.
231 Virgil Crane, Clinton, Ind.
238 Ruby Burrell McGee, Hutchinson, Kansas.
241 Frank Oscar Havlik, St. Louis, Mo.
254 Roy James Hastings, Ashland, Kansas.
272 Isaac Gideon Stevens, Ashland, Kansas.
285 Samuel School, Minneola, Kansas.
289 Charles Walter Blair, Liberal, Kansas.
298 John Henry Bell, Lee Valley, Tenn.
319 Hugh Thomas Robinson, Ashland, Kansas.
332 Ralph Raymond Hoisington, Independence, Kansas.
338 Chester Roland Clay, Ashland, Kansas.,
380 Bert John Hanson, Plankinton, S. D.
394 Corbett Potter, Home, Mo.
403 Samuel Francis Gish, Minneola, Kansas.
405 John Calvin Hale, Acres, Kansas.
419 John Floyd Funk, Ashland, Kansas
424 Herman Kunkel, Lindon, Kansas.
427 Tony Neff, Sitka, Kansas.
434 Elmer Hubbard, LaJunta, Colorado.
445 J. T. Hunter, Ashland, Kansas.
457 Stirling Hoard, Everton, Ark.
Below are the names, order, number, and addresses of the alternatives.
457 Howard Sparks Harvey, Manhattan, Kansas.
478 Clarence Warren Croamor, Minneola, Kansas.
482 Vernel Clyde Mitchell, Ashland, Kansas.
491 William Roy White, Ashland, Kansas.
525 Elmer Hurr Irvin, Coldwater, Kansas.
535 Arthur Maurice Sherman, Englewood, Kansas.
John Amos Nickum of Ashland, Kansas, will entrain for Manhattan, the 16hthwhere he will be given two months training along mechanical lines and will then be sent either to the front or behind the lines to do repair work.
The above lists and information was sent by the Local Board for the County of Clark, State of Kansas, at Ashland, Kansas.


Submitted by ~Shirley Brier~ on November 3, 2004.


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