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Catalog Number 2013.25.2
Object Name Newspaper
Accession number 2013.25
Description Camp Newspaper

The Dodger
Camp Dodge, Iowa
Volume 1, Number 19
January 25, 1918

Articles Included:

Artillery and Rifle Ranges are Kept Busy - Three Inch Pieces Continue to Blaze Away While Rifles Beat Loud Tattoo
All Soldiers Get Identification Tags
Men From All Walks of Life in New School - Some There Who Were in the Army Before the Maine Was Blown Up
Hostess House Proves Popular Among Soldiers - Is Only Place in Camp Where Men Can Meet Their Lady Friends and Relatives
Help Wanted - Wives of Soldiers Preferred
Order Commanders to Help in Phone Service
Find Sewing Machine Expert at Camp Dodge
Delta Taus Meet
Select Officers from Camp for Recruiting
Tax Collectors After Soldiers with Incomes - All Soldiers at Camp Dodge Must Make Report on Their Incomes Within Few Days
Big Program at Various "Y's"
Stop Ground Glass Scares
Find Lost Articles in Camp Busses
Order Conservation of Fuel at Camp
Military Police After Hold-Up Man in Uniform - Has Been Terrorizing Des Moines for Some Time; Believed to Be a Soldier
New orders Out on Allotments
No More Photographs To Be Taken in Camp
Camp Dodge is Better Insured Than Any Camp - Over $165,000,000 Worth of War Risk Insurance Taken Out by Soldiers Here
Hold Review of Sanitary Train Here Saturday - Whole Sanitary Train Will Pass in Review Before Major Neumarker Tomorrow
Sufferings in Austria Cause a Disturbance - Following the Strike of a Million Workmen the Censorship Lid is Clamped On - Riots in Germany Too - Both Sides Continue Raids Along the Western Front
Stop Wednesday Afternoons Off
No Private Mounts to Be Sent Abroad
Military Decoration
The United States - A Nation
"Canary Kid" Tells of Some 'Men' He Knows - Tells of One Who "Knocked People's Heads Off Just to See Them Roll"
Poetry by E.S. Howes
Health Hints for Soldiers
Among the Regiments
The Adventures of Percival James Fitzhugh by E.S. Howes
Psychological Tests to Week Out the Unfit - Every Man at Camp Must Undergo Psychological Examination in Near Future
Letter is Getting to be a Pleasure - Community Letters Much Easier to Write and Girls Like Them Much Better
Men from Kansas Invited to Dinner
Lay Plans for a Vaudeville Circuit Here - Troupe of Performers in Each "Y" Building Will Change with Other "Y's"
Well-Known Banjo Player is Discharged
Y's Will Stage Weekly Shows
Large Crowd at Entertainment
Hold Fast to Liberty Bonds
Mother Finds There Are No More Pitfalls For Her Son in the Army Than in Civil Life
Entertain Whole Regiment Sunday
Moral: Do Not Get Married on the Quiet - Sergeant Stevenson Tries to Put One Over on His Bunkmates, But they Retaliate
Easy Essays Simply Said for Soldiers
YMCA Buys Over Hundred Tons of Candy - This Represents Single Purchase of Candy for Soldiers in War Zone
Detailed to Special Duty in Minnesota
First Regiment on Range Makes Record Showing - Many Men Who Had Never Shot a Rifle Made Scores of 49 Out of 50
F.E. Becker is Added to Staff
Every Company has Phonograph
Mothers Teach Soldiers to Do Their Knitting - Hold Classes Every Tuesday
War Strength for the 88th
Everyone Must Line up for Reveille Now
Herrold Grows From Hick Town to a Real City - Was Crossroad Town Five Months Ago; How Has All Kinds of Business Places
Thank Soldiers for Manliness
Soldiers Take Exception to Girl's Letter - Claim They Do Not Think Girls Are Crazy About Them; Appreciate Favors
Must Not Reveal Contents of Telegram
Officers Cannot Count Previous Guard Service
Originator of Famous Rhyme works on I.U. - R.E. Lanigan, the "Cracker Jack Man," Now Sells Sweets to Trains to Camp
Attractions at the Theatres
Officers Visit Local Boards
George Cohan Gets $25,000 for One Song - Composes "Over There" in 30 Minutes; Gets Nearly $1,000 a Minute
Letter Shows Soldiers are Appreciative - Typical Letter of Thanks Sent to St. Paul Benefactress by Private Miller
Moose Gives Entertainment
Negro Soldiers Held for Desertion
Pity Theatre Managers Now
Best Athletes at Camp to Meet Best from Camp Funston at Kansas City
Compliment Dodge Team
Men Who Meet Funston Picked
Dentists Take Look at Men's Molars
Sufferings in Austria Cause a Disturbance
Camp Dodge Boxers to Meet Camp Grant
Capt. Keller to Funston
All Infectious Diseases Are Under Control - Health Conditions at Camp Are Now of the Very Best, Say Surgeons
Make a Soldier Smile - Smileage Book
All Regiments in Indoor Tournament
Camp Quintet and Nebraska Will Play Soon - Double header Scheduled With University Team February 1st and 2d

Date January 25, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects World War I
Camp newspaper
African American
Identification disc
Hostess house
Sewing machines
Search Terms Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa
88th Division