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Catalog Number 2013.25.5
Object Name Newspaper
Accession number 2013.25
Description Camp Newspaper

The Dodger
Camp Dodge, Iowa
Volume 1, Number 26
March 15, 1918

Articles Included:

General Plummer Relieved of Duty at Camp Dodge - Will Probably be Transferred with Rank of Brigadier General - Age is the Reason - Gen. Plummer's Successor Has Not Yet Been Names
Billy Sunday in the Dodger
Germans Have Acquired Free Route to India - Message Sent From Berlin Was Probably Intended to Frighten England - Much Aerial Fighting - Gen. Pershing Tells Positions of American Troops
Quarantine on New Men Lifted Last Wednesday - Exchanges and Interurbans to Des Moines are Crowded with Them
Conscientious Objectors Will Help in France - Are Given a Chance to Enlist for Reclamation Service in France
No Retreat Roll Call Saturdays
Two Women are Claiming Man's War Allotment - Woman in Alabama and Another One in Ohio Claim to Be Soldier's Wife
Suspected Spy is Released
Second Lieutenants are Promoted
Entire Family was Killed by Germans
General Plummer Has Chosen a Motto for the Hunhusker Division, One That Was Used Two Thousand Years Ago
Soldiers Will Plant 80 Acres of War Gardens - Idle Land in and Around Camp Will be Used to Raise Food for the Soldiers
Objector Waiting Court Martial
Training Camp Students Have Real Trenches - Will Occupy Them for Living Quarters When They Are Finished
Priv. Christy's Honeymoon Cut Short by M.P.'s - Married in Officer's Uniform; Is Arrested on Way to Wedding Dinner
Deserter Who Sent Uniform Back Captured - Said He Would Not Need Uniform, as They Would Not Get Him Alive
Soldiers Invited to Sunday School
10,000 New men Ordered to Camp Las of Month - Ninety-five Thousand Selected Men Ordered to Camps March 29th - Fill Vacancies in Camp - Part of New Draft Which Will Call 895,000 Men
New Schedule for Soldiers Half Holidays - They Run Through Entire Week Instead of Saturday Afternoons
Smileage Books for Stearns County Men
Harry Lauder Will Not Sing at Camp Dodge - Famous Scotch Comedian and Singer Will Not Have Time to Sing for Soldiers
Soldiers Beware of Loan Sharks
Grants Appeal for Exemption
Houses in Camp for Officers
The German Boomerang
The New Increment
Our Flag
Tuberculosis Expert Talks to Soldiers - Says Tubercular Men in the United States Army Are a Help to Germany
War Stories Most Popular at Camp
The Adventures of Percival James Fitzhugh by E.S. Howes
Give Advice to Many Civilians Who Visit Camp - Many Go to Wrong Interurban Station; Do Not Know There are Three
Visitors Write Compliments on Hostess House - Call It a "Home Away From Home," and "An Ideal Place" and "Just Like Home"
Must Save Even Horse Hair Now
Pleased With Way Base Hospital is Conducted
Camp Quartet Gives Program
Society at Camp Dodge
Indian Dances and Songs are Given at "Y's" - Full-Blooded Sioux Indian Dances for Men at Camp Dodge
"Every Man Here is Playing the Game"
Dean Cowper is Getting Phonos
Five Men Transferred to Fire Department
Praise School For Cooks and Bakers at Camp - Quartermaster General Pleased with Excellent Results in Conservation
One Company is 100 Per Cent Insured
Two Companies Report Perfect on Insurance - All Others Will Begin to Swing into Line When the Next Drive Starts
Veterinarians May Transfer
Camp Dodge's $15,000 Fire
Base Hospital Chorus to Sing
News from Other Camps
Organizations Co-Operate to Entertain Men - Getting Names, Religion and All Fraternal Affiliations of New Soldiers
Camp Officers Ordered to Instruction School
Glenn A. Drake Gives Program for Soldiers - Is Assisted by Miss Charlotte Maxson, Well-Known Iowa Falls Violinist
Socialists at Camp Sentenced to Leavenworth - Eight Men From St. Paul Refused to Wear Uniforms; Given 20-25 Years
Among the Regiments
To Build Third Hostess House Near Hospital - Will Be Handy for Friends Who Come to Visit Soldiers in the Hospital - One for Colored Women
Clayton County Men To Entertainment
AWOL One Mule 337th M. G. Co.
Miss Randolph Collects Books for Soldiers - Asks Everyone to Bring Books They Have Read to the Princess Theatre
Paroled Soldier is Ordered Back
Ten Negroes Held as Draft Evaders
Major General Ballou and Staff Visit Camp
Organizations Protect Girls from Soldiers - Chairman of Girls' Protective Committee Says Uniform Is Luring Girls
Recruiters Help Swell the Army
Identification Tags for Men - Reported Some Soldiers on the Tuscania Had No Such Tags
Will Organize Camp Leagues This Summer - Each Camp Will Have Divisional Regimental and Company Baseball Teams
Boxing Instructions for Soldiers
Announced American Sectors
Deserter is Given Fifteen Years' Labor
Date March 15, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects World War I
Camp newspaper
Conscientious objectors
Smileage Book
Courts martial & courts of inquiry
Search Terms Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa
88th Division