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Catalog Number 2013.25.7
Object Name Newspaper
Accession number 2013.25
Description Camp Newspaper

The Camp Dodger
Camp Dodge, Iowa
Volume 1, Number 30
April 12, 1918

Articles Included:

All Troops Now in Training May Move This Year - Will Probably Go Over in Small Groups Instead of in Whole Divisions - Move Camp Dodge Men - May Keep Shipping Men in and Out of Camp Dodge
Dodger Will Publish Scores
Conditions of Law and Order Unsatisfactory - Lieutenant Antiles Passes Sever Criticisms on Conditions in Des Moines
Girls Teach Soldier Here How to Dance - Organize Classes to Give Free Instructions in Dancing to Camp Dodge Men
Start Weeding Desk Officers at Washington - About 1,500 Officers Who Were Holding Clerical Jobs Are Affected
Sends Check for Athletic Boxes
Flowers Help to Beautify Grounds
Over One Hundred Officers Transferred
44 Mennonites are Transferred
Delay 6 Months in Allotments
Few Soldiers are Caught in Big Clean-up - Military Police Keeping Close Watch on All Soldiers in Des Moines
Soldier is Injured When Auto is Struck
Granted Leave to Get Married
Dodge Officers Sent to Ft. Sill
Arthur Guy Empey Still Most Popular
Camp Dodger Profits Turned Over
Many Soldiers are Transferred to Other Camps - Movement of Troops Kept Secret by War Department Until Completed - Prepare for More Men - Next Increment of Men for Camp Will Start April 26th
Roosevelt in the Dodger
Situation on Western Front Very Serious - Germans Place Several Important Positions in Danger by Big Offensive - Penetrate Lines 5 Miles
New Tactical System of Offense is Highly Effective
Friends Cannot Pay a Part of War Insurance - If at Any Time They Failed to Pay Part, Soldier Would Not be Protected
Much Work for Soldiers' Home Relief Bureau - Many Relatives Inquire About Soldiers Who Are in the Base Hospital
Deserter Who Escaped Here Caught Again - Paul Gildea, Who Escaped While Being Brought to Camp, Is Held in Denver
Soldiers Make Progress with Enfields - Major Brookhart Visits Camps to Teach Men use of the New Army Rifle
Chaplains Work in New School
Soldiers Get Extra Service in New York - Effort Being Made to Get Extra Service for Soldiers in Des Moines
Over 18,000 Red Cross Nurses in the Service - Call for 30,000 Trained Nurses to be Ready for Service by June 1
Wash Day
K.C. Notes
Congress May Mark Officers Who Are Clerks - Order Investigation of Number of Men of Draft Age Who Got Commissions
Unspeakable Cruelty of Germans is Unbelievable
Forty-Two are Confined For Not Saluting - Soldiers Who Failed to Salute Officers Will Stay in Camp 15 Days
Little Belgian Soldier Only Wants Revenge - Was Captured by the Germans When They Invaded Belgium, But Escaped
Nurses Driven from Quarters at 5:30 by Fire - Were Taken to Home of Major Todd; New Quarters are Being Built
Draft Evader Gets 25 Years
Base Hospital Heating Plant
Dodge Man Caught in New Jersey
Soldiers Get Furloughs to Help on Farms - Enlisted Men Below Sergeants Who Are Skilled in Farm Work May Get Passes
Real Soldiers
Military Advancement
Des Moines' Chance
Who Stole The Wheels of the Sanitary Train - The Canary Kid Solves a Deep Mystery While Passing a Department Store
Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc., Required by the Act of Congress of August 24. 1912
Lazy Men Will Be Prodded Up
Soldiers' Show Raises $330
The Adventures of Percival James Fitzhugh by E. S. Howes
Remount Depot to Hold Wild West Roundup - Anyone is Invited to Complete in All Kinds of Events for Prizes
Among the Regiments
Knights Templar Entertain Men
Mike Gibbons to Meet Packey McFarland at Camp Dodge this Month - Intercamp Boxing and Wrestling Tournament Arranged with Camp Taylor
New German Gains (Vimy Ridge)
Many Companies Now Have Boxes
Telegraph Team Defeats Adel 6 to 3
Boxing Lessons for Soldiers
Sergeant Caddock to Defend His Title Against John Olin at the Coliseum Tonight - Camp Dodge Soldier to Meet Giant Finnish Wrestler for the Championship
Hospital Section Wins Ditch Jump
Date April 12, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects World War I
Camp newspaper
Conscientious objectors
Search Terms Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa
88th Division
Knights of Columbus