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Catalog Number 2013.25.6
Object Name Newspaper
Accession number 2013.25
Description Camp Newspaper

The Camp Dodger
Camp Dodge, Iowa
Volume 1, Number 27
March 22, 1918

Articles Included:

Big Offensive Is Probable on Western Front - Germany is Advertising a Big Drive Against English; May Be Feinting - May Attack in France - May Hope for Speedy Decision in Arra-St. Quentin
Back Numbers are Wanted
Gen. Plummer Transferred to Ft. Sill, Okla. - Left Camp Dodge Last Friday Night; Brigadier General Getty Is In Command
Gen. Plummer's Last Order Was a Compliment - Last official Act of Command Was a Boost to the Division - Was Sorry to Leave - Has Reached Height of His Military Career
Y. Heads Hold Conference on Religious Work - Camp Pastors, Y. Secretaries and Chaplains Attend Meeting at Building 9-3
Friends of Gen. Plummer Sorry to See Him Go - Physical Disability is Cause of His Being Transferred From Camp Dodge
Push Plans to Enlarge K. of C. Buildings Here - Present Buildings are Entirely too Small to Handle the Large Crowds
Meet to Discuss Recreation Work
Alleged Deserter to Face Court Martial
Six New Ambulances Received at Camp
General Plummer Pays High Compliment to the 88th Division as He Bids It Good-bye
Dodge Soldier Acquitted by Gen. Plummer - Commander Says Prosecution of the Case Was Conducted Carelessly
Gets Ten Years for Desertion
Our Washington Service Bureau
Investigate All War Allowances
Privates Get Commissions
10,000 Soldiers in Army Camp French Classes - Over One Thousand Men at Camp Dodge Alone Learning to "Parley Vous"
Sentry Leaves Post - 5 Years
Dodger to Run Foreign Pictures
88th Division Will Probably Go Over Soon - Troops Now in Camps Will Lose Little Time in Going to France - War Department Silent - Chances are Good for Going Over Late This Spring
Expression of Regrets Read to Plummer - Religious Workers at Camp Draw up Resolution Expressing Their Sorrow
Start Sale of Thrift Stamps to Soldiers - Will Place Thrift Stamps and War Savings Stamps on Sale at Exchanges
People Do Not Know What To Do With Checks - Many Take Them to Lawyers or Send Them Back to the Government
Banner Week for Insurance
Letter Writing Campaign for Liberty Loan - Soldiers Asked to Write Letters Urging Relatives to Buy Bonds
Celebrate the First Wedding in Camp
Government is Considering a Q. M. Depot Here - Representatives from D. M. to Hold Conference with War Department
Jewish Soldiers Get Furloughs
Stop Flag Signal Practice on Roofs
Second Twilight Concert Sunday
Discharge Two for Fraudulent Enlisting
Large Model of the Engineers Ensignia
Soldiers and Sailors Have a Number of Superstitions, Charms and Luck Bringers
Eight Brothers in the Service
Tells How to Wash Knitted Articles
Window Curtains for Y Building
Start New "Y" Building
Lemon Pies Make Big Hit at the Army Club
Negro Soldier Gets Lost in Large Cantonment
Soldier Caught Robbing Store
Chickasaw Co. Men to Get Paper Free
Medical Men May Transfer
Second Discharge by the President
Large Mirror Helps Men to Be Soldiers - Purchased by Company Fund so Men May See Themselves as Others See Them
Great Car is Taken to keep Down Disease - Compulsory Inspection Keeps Men in Better Health Than in Civil Life
Discard Fife for Harmonica
Belgians Get Much Clothing
Take "Exams" for West Point
Did Not Know What To Do With Wife
Real Barber Shop at B. H. Exchange
Joins American Army to Avenge Parents' Death - American Whose Whole Family Was Murdered by Germans Fights for the U.S.
Scenes at Camp Dodge During and After Arrival of New Men
News from Other Camps
Give Benefit Performances for Landscape - Herrold Theatre to Help Fund for Beautifying Ground at Base Hospital
Hold Memorial Services for Dead Soldiers - Large Crowd Packs Coliseum to Pay Tribute to America's Dead Fighters
At the Lutheran Brotherhood
Foot Specialist at Camp Keeps Soldiers' Feet in Condition
The Religion of Right Mindedness
Universal Military Training
Commentatorials by Lucian O. Holman
"Canary Kid" Wants to Go Fishin' Again - Is Not Getting His "Wind Up" or Getting Cold Feet; Is Just Wanting
Lieutenant Bullis Sent to Fort Sill
The Adventures of Percival James Fitzhugh
Detention Camp for New Men at Custer
Entertainment for New Men in 351st Regiment - Program Followed by Refreshments Helps Drive Away the "Homesick Blues"
Deserter from Camp Doniphan Caught Here
Among the Regiments
Poetry by E. S. Howes
Children Know What the Work Patriotism Is - Winnipeg Kiddies at the Liberty Theatre Next Week Understand
Rev. Faust is Camp Pastor for Evangelists
Decorations for Bravery in the American Army - President Wilson Authorizes Four Different Decorations for U.S. Soldiers
Training Camp Men Have Song
Star in "Mary's Ankle" Tells How She Came to Go on Stage; Des Moines is Her Home Town
General Plummer in France
Mustering Men Still Working on Last Draft - Have Over 200,000 Papers That Must All Be Gone Over and Tabulated
Private Supplies Desks to Officers
80th Division to Leave for France Soon - Every Man in the Division Will Receive a Five-day Pass Before Leaving
Society at Camp Dodge
New Religious Work Secretary is Here
Soldiers Told to Talk Less and Hear More - Especially Cautioned Against Telling Military Secrets to Women
Want Names of Dental Students
Cobblers Have Chance in Army
Iowa Band is Glad to Come to Camp Dodge - Sent to Camp Cody and Then Sent Back to Camp Dodge by Government
Plan Aviation Squadron Here
One of the Big Guns on Artillery Range at Camp
Give Exhibition of Danish-Swedish Drill
Aviatrix Says French Girls No Prettier Than Our Girls
Start Annual Fly Swatting Campaign Here - Medical Officers and Sanitary Train Co-operate to Make Division Flyless
Little Stories of Camp Dodge
Health Hints for Soldiers - Sprains and Strains, Appendicitis
Hold Tryouts for Division Baseball Team - Find Many Professional Players in the Organizations at Camp Dodge
Appoint Three New Directors
Camp Athletes in Drake Relay
Capt. Schaub Assigned
Camp Funston Hold Big Track Team
Mike Gibbons Gives Boxing Lessons to Soldiers
New Series of Dances for Officers' Club
Dodge Athletes go to Dubuque for Carnival - Caddock, Gibbons, O'Down and Lieut. Fariey Will be Main Attractions
German Penetration of Russia
All Athletics Help Soldiers, Say Officers - Value of Athletics in the Army is Emphasized at Big Athletic Meeting
Organize Naval Swimming Teams
Tryout for Camp Baseball Team
Soldier Dies at Base Hospital
Camp Bantam Weight Gives and Exhibition
Tommy Gibbons Meets Christie in 12-Rd. Bout - Brother of Mike Gibbons to Fight at the Coliseum in Des Moines Tonight
Date March 22, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects World War I
Camp newspaper
Courts martial & courts of inquiry
African American
Search Terms Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa
88th Division
Knights of Columbus