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Catalog Number 2013.25.8
Object Name Newspaper
Accession number 2013.25
Description Camp Newspaper

The Dodger
Camp Dodge, Iowa
Volume 1, Number 31
April 19, 1918

Articles Included:

Make Important Changes in the War Department - Are Forerunners of More Changes and Show Growing Purpose to Speed up War - Goethals is Promoted - Tendency to Cut Red Tape and Let Men Run Departments
Fifteen-Day Passes Given Convalescents
Remount Show to Be Largest Held in Iowa - Large Program of Exciting Races and Difficult Feats of Horsemanship
Soldiers Will Not Be Asked to Buy Bonds - No Competitive Sale of Third Liberty Bonds at Camps Says Washington
Son of Major Toombs Dies at Base Hospital - Death Caused by Liver Trouble and Meningitis; Was Ill Three Weeks
Crippled Boy Gives Puppies to Red Cross
Fourth Officers' Training School Will Start Soon - Will be Conducted Along Same Lines as the Third Training School
From France
English Officer to Instruct Men
YMCA's Are Very Popular With Soldiers - Estimated Attendance at Different Buildings for March is Over 355,000
Soldiers and Sailors Are Only Ones Who Are Entitled Without Reservation to the Gratitude, Honor, Respect and Admiration of All Other Americans - Says Roosevelt
Large Part of Next Draft to Be Sent South - Almost Half of Next Increment Will Go to Jefferson Barracks, MO - Arrive Before May 1st - New Men Will Probably Be Sent to Depot Brigade
Six Promotions in Headquarters Troop
Soldier Killed When Policeman Shoots at Taxi - Taxi Driver Refuses to Stop and Policeman Shoots Into Car, Killing One
Huns Fighting Against Time on West Front - Must Win Before Enough American Troops are Supplied to Hold Them - Send Reinforcements - Pershing Has Supplied 100,000 Soldiers as Reinforcements
Soldier Killed When Policeman Shoots at Taxi - Taxi Driver Refuses to Stop and Policeman Shoots Into Car, Killing One
"Sparks Brigade" is Newest Organization
Candidates in Training Camp Given "Exams" - Each Man Will Be Given Ten-Day Leave of Absence on Application
Few Soldiers Buying W.S.S. at Exchanges - Only $125 Worth of Stamps Have Been Sold in Camp in Last Two Weeks
New Engineer Training Camp for Soldiers
Camp Dodge Will Send 50 Men to New Officers' Training Camp in Virginia
Six Months for Being Drunk and Disorderly
Passes Every Four Months For Soldiers - American Soldiers Get Seven Day Leave Evert 4 Months While in France
Memorial for Dead Soldiers
Many Articles are Given to Red Cross
French Army Insignia
Society at Camp Dodge
"Over the Top" Again Leads in Popularity
Red Cross Has Much Work To Do Over Here - Home Relief Section is Busy Helping Soldiers' Families Who Are in Want
Old Bimonthly Muster Roll is Now Abolished - New System of Keeping Records of Men Replaces Time Honored Custom
Thirty-Three Draft Evaders Are Assigned
Where the Profits from the Dodger Go
Say Y. Workers Not Trying to Evade Service - Are Not Exempted from Military Service and Claim No Exemption
Madame Stanley Pays Her Own Expenses to Get to Sing For Soldiers
Among the Regiments
Company for Sick Soldiers
Drive Cars From Chicago to Camp
Soldier-Author to Lecture for Athletic Fund - Private Peat, Canadian Soldier, to Talk on His Experiences at the Coliseum
"Dad" Elliot, "Y" Worker, Comes to Camp - Will Spend a Month Here Doing Religious Work for the Various YMCA's
Captain Swiney is Married
Our Clean Slate
The Vital Offensive
The Hun
"Canary Kid" Runs Into a Real Borrower - "Burglar" Brownie Borrows Everything From Clothing to Girls
Poetry by E.S. Howes
Y's Conduct Many Classes
Captain Walker in an Accident
Enemies Within
The Adventures of Percival James Fitzhugh by E.S. Howes
Reduced and Fined for Bad Conduct
Married Five Minutes Before His Train Goes - Private Dormes Married While His Comrades Line Up to Be Transferred
The YMCA's
Mother Thanks Government for War Insurance - Says She is Sorry She Has Not Six Sons To Give to Her Country
Lutheran Notes
Dr. F. E. Butler of Camp Dodge Weds
Fear is Valuable Asset to Soldiers - Says Philosopher
Soldiers Take Advantage of Camp Library - Over 11,762 Books Loaned to Soldiers During the Month of March
Thirty Transferred to Veterinary Corps
Dodge Deserter Held at Ft. Oglethorpe
Why We Are Fighting
Greasy Porkers are Easy Prey for Corp. Jones - Catches Greasy Pig and Holds It for Twenty-four Seconds in Contest
Camp Dodge Men Admitted Free to Drake Relay - All Soldiers Are Invited to Big Athletic Meet at Drake Stadium Tomorrow
Athletic Boxes for 'Over There'
Lesson in Boxing for Soldiers
Lecture on "The South Sea Islands"
Ambulance Company to Play Des Moines
Ten Athletic Boxes Distributed
Germans Take Messines Ridge
Schedule Baseball Games to Boost Gym Fund - 351st Field Hospital Arranges a Number of Games to Help Athletic Fund
Soldiers May Enter Big Race
Much Athletic Apparatus for Men in France - YMCA Spends $150,000 on A Single Order of Athletic Goods - 2,400 Basketballs
Mike Gibbons' Good Right Hand
Caddock to Wrestle on Horseback
Field Hospital Lose First Game
Date April 19, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects World War I
Camp newspaper
Libraries (Rooms)
Search Terms Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa
88th Division
War Savings Stamps