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2 mu UW A 1 . UUUUUUI n u i S iT' H1 Z 6 ' za if - Q THE DUUGHBOY PUBUSHEO BY THE CLASSES OF 1923 - THE INFANTHY SCHOOL, U. 5. AHMY 'FORT BENNING, GA. DEDICATION O llzosc 0-lIlYl'Ul'5 of our .alrmy 'wlzo are I0 follfm' IIS as ,vlzniuzfs nf llze Infzuzlry SL'IlO0l and iclzo will curry on Ilzc im- faorfanf fasle of izzzlorlrinatiazg llze Army with llze prillciplvs lllllylll nl For! Bwzning, ice, ilze 111w11l1f'1'5 of Ilze Classes of 1023, flvdivale llzis fuolnme. 3 QW 1 Lf lgcr ' Jr' 'M FOREWORD i I' N this volume we, the classes of IQ23, J al the Infantry School, hafve endeav- ored to outline the purposes, aims and ambitions of the Seliool and its effect upon us, as well as upon our tlrnzv as a whole. ds the years pass the influence of the Infan- try School will increase, and we shall always feel 'very proud of our year at Fort Benning. The course has been a most dijfeult one, but, as the following pages will show, not without its lighter moments, and we shall always feel that we can at any time refeiew this, our DOUGHBOY, with great pleasure and mueh pr-ont. . N W , , , THE INFANTRY OT in one battle nor in one campaign, not in one war nor even in one century. did the Infantry win the crown of the "Queen of Battles." lfnthroned twenty-live hundred years ago, the lnfan- try's royal place through the succeeding ages has become more surely fixed until with the close of the Nvorld Xvar there is none successfully to dispute the preference. Only by blood and sweat, privation and hard- ship, only by perseverance and hardihood, by sheer heart and soul has its position been won. Too businesslilce to be romantic, too bloody to be attractive to the nobility, it has not always received its mead of written praise. But down through history when kingdoms were made or fell, when civiliaations rose or were submerged the lnfantry has been at the heart of the contest. The lnfantry stands not alone nor to it belongs the sole credit. There has always been glory enough for all. The human body needs other organs than the heart and so the Infantry needs the other arms to com- plete the perfect whole. The lnfantry owes its place to the fact that it is the People. The Infantryman is the lighting machine with a soul. He is an instrument of war created by God and no man-made machine may equal or excel him. YVhen a people have been strong, sturdy, clean and imbued with love of country its infantry has shown like qualities. But when ease, luxury, licen- tiousness and the mad' pursuit of money have rotted the heart of the body politic the Infantry has suffered likewise. The lnfantryman is not made in a day. Because he marches against the enemy by the aid of his own legs, to grapple with the enemy with his own hands, because of the iron discipline he must acquire, because of the versatility which must be his, because his very individuality which is his strength when trained may be his undoing when untrained, he may only attain the condition of a good Tnfantryman after long, unremitting, arduous and thorough training. There is a peculiar impression of irresistible power given by great bodies of marching men. There is no man with soul so sodden that he does not thrill at the steady beat of the Infantry march nor feel the tre- mendous latent power that lies within. The dash of cavalry, the rumble of the guns may quicken him to greater surface enthusiasm, but they do not leave him with that persistent impression of power. It is the soul of the Infantry that he feels. Only the rush, continuous, mighty, eternal of the waters over Niagara may' be likened to it. The prowess of the Infantry and its influence on man and his affairs stand out dramatically in the pages of history. It was ten thousand Greek Infantrymen who, faced by ten times their number smashed the Persian hosts at lVIarathon twenty-five hundred years ago and assured tous Greek civilization With its gifts of art and letters. And here was first definitely established the supremacy of the men of the VVest over those of the East-a supremacy maintained even to this day. It was the Infantryman who made good Sparta's boast that men, not walls, were her protection. It was the Infantryman who gave to the world at Thermopylae that unparalleled example of soldierly devotion. It was the Infantryman about whom Alexander builded the army that hewed for him his great empire out of the East and marched with him from the Aegean Sea to the heights of the Himalayas. It was the Infantryman who carried the Roman law and govern- mental system over the world and who held Rome's far-Hung frontiers against every assault so long as Rome herself deserved such devotion. It was the English archer who brought down the knight from his blundering horse and drove in the thin edge of the wedge that finally broke the back of the feudal system with its privileges for the few and its oppres- sion of the many. The Dark Ages cast their shadow over the Infantry. For the warrior who felt the need of an armored skin so weighty as to require the services of other legs than his own and who spent his days philandering about the country slaying seven-headed, fire-eating dragons, or in beating a tattoo on the tin back of his opponent for the smiles of some fair maiden, the bloody, businesslike and unbefurbelowed infantry was no attractive service. There was a gory crudeness about infantry work which must have proved most distasteful to the scions of the leading families of that day. And let it not be forgotten that these were. the men with the money and the honors to acquire the services of the Troubadours and Chroniclers who then, even as now, sang their sweetest and scribbled their mightiest where the flesh pots lay. It Was the breekless Infantryman who did NOT run at the thunder of the guns at Valmy, and who gave Democracy its chance in the face of all the privilege of Europe. It was to the lnfantry of the Old Guard that Napoleon turned in his last desperate attempt to save his lfmpire at Xvaterloo and it was the British lnfantry that broke the Qld Guard and W1'OtC linis to Napoleon's story. ln was the lnfantry who faced lnfantry in our Civil VVar and strewed the country from the Mississippi to the sea with their bodies. And it was an lnfantryman whose infantry qualities of dogged perseverence, loyalty to principle and contempt of losses finally preserved these United States as one. In the XVorld 'War though subjected to all that history and modern ingenuity could devise by way of frightfulness and terror the lnfantryman acquitted himself gloriously, though he paid the time-old price with his dead. Neither bomb nor shell nor bullet nor poison gas nor flame could daunt him and he went his way to victory as was his wont. The lnfantryman has never felt the need of surrounding his profession with mystery or strange names. But whether it be the javelin or the spear, the dagger or the sword, the, long bow or the cross bow, the arque- bus, the musket or the rifle, the machine gun, cannon, mortar or the tank, to them the Infantry has been ever ready to turn its hand and make good use of them in battle. The Infantry stands today as it has stood down through the ages- stout-hearted, undaunted, ever ready to take one more step toward the enemy, ever ready to strike him one more blow. l THE INFANTRY SCHOOL Iell-fN in November, 1551, the Cieneral-in-Chief regarded "as ad- mirable" the "new School of ,Xpplication at Leavenworth," the Qxfllly unconsciously entered upon its period of Rennaissance. Later Cieneral XYagner, like lfrasmus with the classics, culled the best military thought of lfurope and .Xmerica and presented it to the line oflicer. The profession of arms rudely but surely started upon a larger development of science and skill. The .Xrmy stretched itself to find that it was awakening from the Dark .Xges of provincial life into which the nation had thrown it. The lnfantry School is the culmination of the Rennaissance of the United States qXi'iiiy. Not that it is content and feels itself perfect. Such a state would be the very thing to block its advancement. Un the contrary, its attitude is that of constant effort. It has reached the realization of a principle which makes for solid improvement-the principle of being Will- ing and anxious to discard the old as soon as the new has proven itself. So the School with its 97,ooo acres of diversified ground, regiments of Infantry. its battalion of Field Artillery, its Tank battalion, its large service detachments of white and colored troops, its veterinary section, its company of Engineers, its Gas Company, its Urdnance Nlaintenance Company, its great hospital, its large printing plant, its complete photo- graphic section, its access to adjacent air service, its School for Bakers and Cooks, its 40 miles of 60 cm. railway and its experimental target range, over Whose Waters the effectiveness of any weapon can be completely determined, is within itself capable of certain and quick results in technique and tactics of Infantry. Here for the first time in the history of this country there is enough space to Work out problems of mobility on a large scale. There is territory sufficiently diversined to give large classes of field and company officers exercises on different kinds of terrain every day throughout the scholastic year. When General lVIalone uttered the requirements of an Infantry School he gave a complete answer to the previous, blank military policy in this country. The training' ground must be a battlefield. The instruction must be continued the entire year. The kind of ground must permit every phase of action to be encountered by a modern infantryman-the ap- proach, the engagement, the break through and the pursuit. The reserva- tion must permit the simultaneous training of thousands of riflemen in accurate target practice, in field firing exercises, in artillery and machine gun barrages with live ammunition, in secret marches over considerable distances, in night occupation of trenches, in advance by compass through total darkness, in the attack over ground extensive enough to represent a day's battle and in the resumption of the offensive after the break. 1 All these conditions Benning fulfills for its classes. Students actually do the work. They apply all that can be applied individually and the troops demonstrate the rest. Everything is actual but the bullet Wound. Further, the Infantry Board is locatedwithin the limits of the garri- son. Together with the Department of Experiment and the troops avail- able, it is ready to test thoroughly and pass upon speedily any project in technique. Such action has become a necessity, especially since the VVorld VVar. Before that time the infantry had always been recognized as the mainstay of any army. The rilleman with both feet on the ground has ever been the final necessity for victory. By magnitude and quality he was the chief element of military strength. Withoiit losing any of these elements he suddenly in the recent conflict grew out of all resemblance to his former self. Pandora's box had been opened. Hand grenades, rifle grenades, machine guns, tanks, automatic rifles, mortars and one-pounders summoned the foot-soldier with many mysterious voices. The infantry had come to be the technical arm of the service. The machine gun of itself had grown as intricate in its use and workings as the 3-inch field piece. Although the Doughboy was sad- dled with no less responsibility for a successful issue of the fight than before, he was forced besides to an intimate understanding of his weapons. and their use before he could conscientiously accept his position as a leader. The Infantry School, therefore, within a year after peace, metamor- phosed itself from a small school of bfusketry into the largest plant of its kind in the world. lrlundreds of infantry oHicers were taught, drilled and trained in the best that this big vital branch of the service could give them. Instructors of the greatest experience during the war were brought to the Faculty. Cther branches sent their co-ordinating teachers. Nlethods changed and outgrew themselves. The "Demonstrationl' came to play the most influential part it has ever played in any pedagogical scheme. And officers learned their science and art, became familiar with the authori- tative voice of their arm, and went away confident and inspired. So the School has kept pace with progress. In some cases it has out- stripped it. ln the four short years of its existence it has stridden for- ward with such surety that its beginnings are scarcely recognizable in the present. The Benning graduate is demanded. XVherever he goes, in or out of the service, he bears the stamp of knowledge of his branch. He repre- sents the latest achievement of Infantry technique and tactics. y He carries with him soundness and uniformity. The Infantry School has articulated the backbone of the United States Army. I7 Cv THE SCHOOL AND STAFF Q? , Q 9 Nxxx Q w - , E X f 'sl 3 3 0 ri -I ,ZA - ZZ WZl7iZZ A D913 1KEl:jEXX XSX H222 T1-1L: COMMANDANT AND STAFF .-Y -- f.-..-f.- ,Q-353.74-'73-M t W 1 f,,vM-s,z-.- I BRIGADIER GENERAL VVALTER H. GORDON U. S. Army, Commandant. COL. WM. M. FASSETT, Infantry, Asst. Conznzandant MAJ. NIANTON C. NIITCHELL, Infantry, Secretary CART. CHARLES S. HENDRICKSEN, School Supply CART. FRANCIS A. MACON, JR., S 3 FIRST LIEUT. GUY M. KINMAN, Charge Book Shop FIRST LIEUT. VV. P. SHEPARD, Personnel ,Q f I A . 41 COLONEL VVILLIAM M. FASSETT, Infantry U. S. A., Assistant Commandant AN APPRECIATION . ENERAL PAUL B. MALONE, after serving as Assistant Com- mandant for three years, was called to other duties in the middle of the present school year. We can not let him leave us Without an expression of our appreciation of him and his services. VVe appreciate him as a man for his splendid character, for his great capacity for work, for his optimism, his patience and his sense of humor. Obstacles have only served to spur him to greater effort. Keen, thorough, indefatigable, but withal intensely human, he is a leader of men. Forward thinking, but ever mindful of the immutable principles of our profession, he had moulded our thought on infantry combat. He has impressed upon us the importance of sound, logical reasoning. He has stressed the co-ordination of all the elements of a command, and has brought us to a realization of what co-ordination really means. He has ever held before us, not only in his person, but in his teaching, the impor- tance of human element in combat. He has builded a course of instruc- tion founded on thorough preparation and accurate and speedy execution. And throughout it all, he has never failed to express his own appreciation of the assistance and efforts of his subordinates. The burden of his many exacting military duties has not caused him to neglect his part as a loyal and patriotic citizen. VVith his magnetic personality and his skill as a public speaker he has let no opportunity pass to impress upon the people the necessity of preparedness and to bring them to an understanding of the part which the army plays in the safety and welfare of his country. General lvlalone has contributed in no small degree to the success of The Infantry School, and through its graduates his influence has been carried on to the Infantry. For the high place in training methods and ability which it holds in the armies of the world our Infantry is deeply indebted to him. - His work has been indelibly impressed on the Infantry School and the K'Days of Malone" will never be forgotten. ' a BRIGADIER GENERAL PAUL B. MALONE U. S. Army. ini 1 ,J 14 xx ,,,,..5f- N... -,N .- 'xjx 1 'FTW' p 1. Y:'S,,...-. ,,,...N. "',ffr:- ,.- x,, Q zfi. : 'Rfbxq Q .Nm ..,, Y-rg., .mil 1 cow nw.. Q1 vu. -. vfvufmn 4 Q -.lull ,, 0 1 N X X .. Q Q 41.1 N b M .- WM. ' 'hh-.x I Z -, """"" , . ,,- ,.-V - .- 3 N - Q f- - K. 01 N f g 2 fu 9 in J . -D , - 11 .vi as SW- ff - gf 14' W , , Q ' 0 3 Vt ' 4 N-1' p ' , 1,-9 -u'lI"Tl F CJ ' 4 'J Lx' Zyluff R 4 1 q 1 .i Q If ,- gf -75 1: . -E' H 1' f if V A' P153 'Az mx 'l ' ffa- N .UI P KIL N' F A 2 WAX Q ' 'A '7"' ll' K ,Ry R X17 xtcf - 5 ' '.' -3-1 - 4 .af L ' .---1' Q- f A . -:Q :-'-, --- -. -? , J- V ' ' "' G1 2 ! X. - 57' 'i'7X--ll-S.. .2-., ...xr my H ' " "" BYRNI- DEPARTMENTS .gp f MILITARY ART I I E I N 1 L V' I ' Asif-'iz LIEUT. COL. EPHRAIM G. PEYTON, Dirrf-for NIAJOR WII.LIAIxI H. JONES, IR., Secretary IX-IAJ. CLARENCE NI. RIICRIURRAY, Clllliflllflll of C0-orzlinating Board CAPT. RAYMOND C. HAMILTON, fllember Co-ordinating Board FIRST LIEUT. REUBEN E. JENKINS, Secretary C0-UI'I1illIlfi7Zg Board FIRST LIEUT. IDWIGI-IT L. .AD.-XMS, Range Oifcer TAETICS fm' X 3-f 5 5 5 AM'-j"'f N ff 5 Q 5 57 T 72'b'1k-H iii E? U Q Z MWZ, 331' 0-fl,-N" X. WZ! ff X' E22 5 -, MSW! 6 ii f, X 'Q' -Z X X W Q24 C? 1 T. I :FF , 'jj W QP 5 N ff C fx' X ,:Q"' F J? J ' X QW x C x A ff X10 Z ,! X I AS mEQf FIRST SECTION - TACTIC S Q -I vf NIA-I. FAY VV. BRABSON, Dirffrfor First Serlion, .Df'f7fll'fI7Zl'IZl' fwilitary Art FIRST LIEUT. JAMES A. LEVVIS, Secretary FIRST LIEUT. E. M. BURNETT, Supply Ofilffl' COMMITTEE A. MAJ. GEORGE R. KOEHLER, Head of Coninziltce CAPT. J. E. Gu.l..En.LAN, Instructor MAJ. R. VV. H.NRDENBERGH, Iinvtruictor CAPT. W. M. CARTER, Instructor FIRST SECTION, DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY ART. For the school year of 1922-1923 the First Section was organized in four lettered committees, "A," "B," "C" and HD." In turn their work was re-allotted within each com- mittee. For specific demonstration purposes the following troops of the post were trained under the general supervision of the First Section: First Battalion, 29th Infantry, all Headquarters Companies, 29th Infantry, First Bat- talion, 83rd Field Artillery, Company HA," 7th Engineers, a detachment of the ISt Gas Regiment, and the 15th Tank Battalion. An outline of the instruction covered by each of the four committees follows: COMIVIITTEE HA." Committee "A" was charged with the presentation of all subject matter relative to organization, staff, supply, troop movement, and shelter, the instruction being given through conferences, map and terrain exercises, map problems, and demonstrations. CoMM1'r'1'EE B. CA1-T. R. C. ACXN VLIET, IR., Head of Conznzittce CAPT. G. L. Mormow, Iurtrzzcfur C.x1'T. A. J. IQENNEDY, Instrzrcfor The subject of organization included a discussion of Infantry organization in gen- eral and covered the detailed composition. armament and transportation, and the general duties of the personnel of war strength units. Staff instruction covered the organization and functioning in combat of the battalion, regimental, and brigade staffs, the course being concluded with a held exercise in communi- cation and command with a reinforced brigade for the Advanced Class and a regiment for the Company Ofhcers' Class. Under the subject of supply were discussed the principles governing the system of supply of equipment, rations, and munitions to Infantry units in combat. The study of troop movements involved movement by marching, rail, and motor transportation. The material under the heading of shelter pertained primarily to the prin- ciples to be observed in the selection of camp sites and billets with a discussion of perma- nent and semi-permanent types of shelter. The scope of the instruction covered by Committee "A" was practically the same for the Advanced-and. Company Ohficers' Classes with the exception that the latter did not 111- clude .instruction involving units larger than a regiment. Due to restricted time only the most important elements covered in the course were presented to the National Guard and Reserve Oficers' Class. COMMITTEE HB." 'The work of Committee "B" during the 1922-1923 year involved the two sub-divisions of military intelligence and infantry signal communications. COMMITTEE C. MAJ. R. C. CRAXYFURDI, Head of Conzzlzillcc C.xPT. C. S. Bnonmzxr, flI5fl'IIL'fl,H' IST LIEUT. E. J. CURREN, Irzsfrizffor CAPT. F. I. PEARSON, Irzslrzzufur IST Lnzur. E. IQUTSCHICOV, III.YfV11L'f0l' CAPT. T. N. XV11.LI.xMs, I11.rI1'urlor 2D LIEUT. T. R. Howix-RD, Ill.Yfl'IlCf0I' lsr Lieur. L. L. Conn. Izzsfruvloz' 2D LIEUT, F. N. Rorserars, Izzstructor , The subjects covered under communications were wire, radio, panels. message cen- ters, visual signaling, signal communications officers, demonstrations of infantry-aeroplane communication, combat principles of signal communications platoons, and field exercises in command and signal communications. The object of the instruction throughout the year was to familiarize students in the Advanced and Company Officers' Classes with the methods and means of signal communi- cations within the infantry brigade, with a minimum of time devoted to the technical and theoretical side of the subjects discussed. The course in military intelligence covered primarily the organization and use of combat intelligence units of infantry organizations, their training and functioning in combat, the methods of acquiring information, of interpreting it, of preparing it for use, and giving it the proper distribution. units M A J. MAJ. MIAJ. CAPT. CART CAPT CAPT CART those COMMITTEE D. MAJ. T. C. NIUSGRAVE, Head of COIIIIIII-H60 F G C. B. ELLIOTT, I-Icad of Combat Sub- CAPT. . BONHAM, Instructor Committee CAPT. E G. CHAPMAN, IR., Instructor C. L. BYRNE, Instructor CAPT. P G. MARSHALL, Im-truftor EMER YEAGER, Izzstrucfor CAPT. F E. BARBER, Irztsfructo-r G. S. BROWNELL, Instructor CART. P T. BAKER, Instructor L. H. WATSON, Im-tructor CART. T. W. FOREMAN, Instructor L. C. ALLEN, Instructor CAPT. H. R. ROBERTS, Iuslructor VICTOR PARKS, IR., Instructor W. C. HANNA, Instructor The course also endeavored to IST LIEUT. D. R. NILIOCICSV, Instructor 2D LIEUT. H. W. FRENCH, Instructor Show briefly how the intelligence groups of higher function and the relation which the intelligence groups within infantry units bear to of higher units. The aim of the course was to impart a complete understanding of the purpose and methods of the military intelligence service not only in Order that officers who have intelli- gence units at their disposal may be prepared to make full use of such units but also that all Officers and troops may understand how they can co-operate with the intelligence service in Obtaining information and getting it to those who can use it to the best advantage. COMMITTEE HC." Instruction in that part of military engineering of particular interest to the Infantry officer was in the hands of Committee "C," the senior instructor being an officer of the Engineer Corps detailed by the Chief ot Engineers. Q i i. 'I . . il ' '4 5, .F V -I gl! 1-I J -- .Z " L' ' i S11Ec1.iL1s'rs. Major: Josemr XV. Rrxinoucn, S311 F. A.. Inslrucfor. M.-xjou B. A. BRACKENBURY, C. NV. S.. Instructor. CAPT. I. XV. LEONARD, I7l5fl'1lt'f01', Tanks. Except for some difference in the amount of detail covered both the Advanced and the Company Officers' Classes took the same subjects: Use of instruments, map reading, sketching, Field fortifications, aerial photographs, and the employment of engineer troops in open warfare. During the course conferences were held on the use of the prismatic' and lensatic compasses and practical work was given with these instruments. By conferences and prac- tical problems the elementary principles of map reading were covered. Explanations and demonstrations in the use of each article of sketching equipment were made to the classes. Several area and road sketches were made by the student-ofI'i- cers, the work in the latter involving both mounted and dismounted exercises. When in- clement weather interfered with the outdoor instruction, sketches were made from the sand tab es. Conferences illustrated by lantern slides were given covering the subject of aerial photography. The subject of field fortifications involved the study of various types of trenches, their profiles, the execution of field Works, camouflage, and entanglements. Demonstrations by Engineer troops, conferences, and map problems brought out the use of Engineers in open warfare and their duties with relation to the functioning of other troops. . CoMMtr'riz12 "DF Instruction in the tactical employment of all infantry combat units ranging from the individual scout to the brigade was covered by Committee "D," Sufficient instruction in the tactics and technique of supporting arms, artillery, chemical warfare, cavalry and air service, were included to' enable infantry commanders to intelligently co-operate with or command supporting or attached units of these arms. The instruction was divided into several phases such as scouting and patroling, com- bined instruction in both defensive and offensive action of the rifie squad, section, platoon and company. and the tactical use of machine gun units, three-inch mortars, and 37 111111 QUUS. Qther subdivisions of the instruction concerned tactical principles for the handling of the units from the battalion to the brigade in combat, artillery tactics in general, and artillery-infantry "team work." and sufficient knowledge of cavalry tactics to permit of in- telligent co-operation with the mounted troops. The tank as an auxiliary weapon was given a prominent place in the course, its tac- tical use in support of other infantry units being stressed. The mechanism of drafting field orders, training programs, and the preparation of map problems were also covered. To Committee "D" was also assigned the study of chemical warfare. This subject was limited to the uses of smoke and non-toxic chemical agents and to the study of the defense against the possible use of toxic chemical agents by a hostile force. s- fits i 1 qfY'if'TfY 14 X7v , 9 Ky 13, N mix ' ,X ' NYY? 1 A fl Xflxlv ,xv :JH 51 Xp , AW MN ,f WK 'V X W' ' NNI"'ff'!' V N IV jf N XX gk x r , f f Af , ,L X ,f - nn11'I5?f'I7'lmm4g 2, EQ UN n - 1' -um il ' X357 - 5-'N XX X C N., I x '05, ,, f b '- ,O 1 JIIHQK' U El Luv 3? ' N i t Q 77 L V ' V . Y Q - 1 fd 51 f'-4, F51 S ECONO SECTION -WEAPON 5 DIRECTOR OF THE SECOND SECTION, DEPARTBIENT OF i.X'IILITARY ART AND STAFF. LIEUT. COL. G. H. VVILLIAMS, Chief of Section IYIAJ. G. R. HICKS, Clziff of Rifle Instructiorz CAPT. VERNON EVANS, Execzztiw Ojfcer CAPT. R. M. SANDUSKY, Secretary CAPT. T. D. FINLEY, Chief of Illaclzine Gun Instruction FIRST LIEUT. C. B. LENOVV, Supply Officer A S.. , . CAPTAIN CA PTA I CA PTAIN CA PTAIN CAPTAIN The building AI,-KCHINE GUN SECTION CAPTAIN T. D. FINLEY, Chief of Section CAPTAIN L. R. FURNEY. 1l1Sf1'l!t'I'Ul' CAPTAIN I. A. CHASE, lznrlrizcfor IST LIEUT. H. A. BARBER, Iizstrzfrfor IST LIEUT Born INMAN, Instructor IST LTEUT. E. M. CONNOR, Insfrzu:t0r P. L. RANSOAI, Ifzsfrzrrfar AV. M. SPANN, lnslrizrtm- I. H. ENGLEAIAN, Iusfrzzvfar A. D. BRUCE, Izzsirucfor' M. F. LINDsEx', lzzsfrizzrtoi' IST LIEUT. H. P. HENRY, Iznvfrurfor lVlACHINE GUNS course iII Machine Guns has developed progressively during the last three years, upon a foundation originally laid by the war time schools. absorbing the experience and ideas of many officers trained both in peace and war who have come as Instructors or as students, until a basis for permanency in policy and methods of instruction has been approached. VVhile Inore comprehensive in its scope than ever before the present course is capable of 111LlCl1 profitable expansion were the time available. Machine guns as dealt with by the Second Section prepare for, but do not encroach upon, the tactical employment of this arm. It is the function of this Section to teach: Cal The mechanism of tlIe gun, its care and operation, and the use of all accessory instru- ments and equipment. Cbj Its characteristics, power and limitations, knowledge of which is essential to correct tactical employment. Cel The organization of the war strength com- -, ONE POUNDER AND LIGHT TMTORTAR SECTION CAPTAIN W. XV. EAGLES, Clzicf of Section IsT LIEUT. H. C. Giuswow, Ilzsirirrior C.xr'rixIN J. L. CONNOLLY, Izzswm-for CAPTAIN I. F. BUTLER, Instructor IST LIEUT. F. G. BRINK, Instructor LIEUT. R. E. PowEI,I., lmlrurioz' IST LIEUT. M. B. DEP,xss, Izzsfrzzrtoz' pany, both for the parade ground zmd for combat. Qdj The drill of the squad and section, and of the platoon and company with transportation. Cej The marksmanship course for machine gun organizations. Qfj The technique of all classes of direct and indirect fire. including anti-aircraft fire. Cgb Extended order formations and the use of ground and cover. thj Barrage organization including the preparation in detail, aIId firing of a barrage of fifty or more guns. Cij Combat practice, involving the training and testing of sections and platoons for field service by means of simple exercises in which tactical situations are presented to the unit under its leader, and the combat efficiency of both demonstrated. Combat practice, introduced in the course for the Hrst time this year is its culminating and perhaps most important feature. The instruction in all phases is based upon the training regulations prepared at the School and therefore represents the latest thought on the subjects. ONE POUNDER AND LIGHT MORTAR SECTION The instruction given at the Infantry School in the 37 MM Gun and tlIe 3-inch Trench Mortar is combined in one course and represents a consolidation of the instruction given at the weapon schools in the United States and Europe during the war, with practices found to give the best results with troops during and since the War. Our present organization requires that a howitzer platoon operate both weapons and that individual members of the platoon be trained as replacements for either gun. Q fel" - "e, AUTOMATIC RIFLE SECTION C.xv'I'.x1N R. L. l-l L7N'l'ER,, Chief of Svfiimz IST LIEUT. R. C. S.xNI1EIIs, Ilzslrzzrlm' IST l,lliL'T. C. P. CL'I.I.I-:N, lzzstruclor The methods of obtaining firing data and fire adjustments-"technique of tire"-are identical for both weapons as are also certain portions of the cart drill. A characteristic of the 37 MM Gun and the Mortar upon which the technique Of fire is based is that the tire of these guns can always be Observed. lnasmuch as best results are obtained by taking full advantage of this characteristic, considerable practice is necessary in obtaining data, opening fire quickly, and adjusting fire by observation. Following this principle, con- siderable field firing is included in the course of instruction for both weapons. The student officers have an opportunity at this time to practice the duties of each member of the gun crews during firing, to observe the functioning of the pieces and secure a working knowledge of their capabilities and limitations from a tactical standpoint. AUTOMATIC RIFLE SECTION In IQI6, the War Department, realizing the necessity of increasing the fire power of assault units, decided to adopt an automatic rifle and a board was appointed for that purpose. In response to a request of this board, the Browning Automatic Ride, model of IQI8, was invented in January 1917, by Mr. John M. Browning, of Ogden, Utah. - The primary mission of the automatic rifle is to increase the Ere power of the assault units-particularly the fire power of the squad. The development of this comparatively enormous fire power is dependent on training in two phases, first, marksmanship ability with the automatic rifle, second, the mechanical knowledge that enables the gunner to keep the automatic ride functioning under combat conditions. RIFLE AND RIUSKETRY SECTION C.-xPT.x1N XV. G. L.xYAI.xx, Clzivf of Rifle C.XI'TIXIN 0. M. AIOORE, Iuxfrzzvtor Sertiuu C.xI'T.xIN L. B. GI..xsO0u', IlISfl'IlL'f01' CAPTAIN E. O. SANIILIN, Clzicf of Jlzrskvlry ZND LIEUT. XV. E. CRIST, Insfrzivfoi' Section IST LIEUT. G. F. HERBERT, Ill5fI'1lCf0l' ZND LIEUT. XV. R. BREwsTE1z, Ill.S'fl'lll'l'UI'. IST LIEUT. I. M. XVHAYNE, Irzstriivfoi' IST LIEUT. T. M, McL.xIIoRE, lzzslrzzflur, IST l..IEL'T. P. M. McR.'xE,. Ifzsiruvfoi' IST LIEUT. A. G. :XNDERS-ON, Iizrtrzzvfor Greater stress is laid on the latter consideration at the Infantry School. In other words. regarding the automatic rifle as a gas engine, the student is taught how to operate and care for this engine before Marksmanship is considered. Some Marksmanship ability is presupposed as the student has already completed a course in Ride Marksmanship. Therefore, stress is laid on the mechanics of the weapon, the functioning of its parts, D the methods of care, preservation and inspection and, in general, on the knowledge essential to insuring the unfailing operation of the riHe. Marksmanship, to the extent that time permits, is taught by a course on the range, which begins with the 1000-inch range work and progresses through known distance practice on the "A" range, and Ends its final application under simulated combat conditions of the "B" range during the work in Musketry. B.-xroxni' Sizcriox C-WTMN J. F. S'ri:,x1N, Chief uf Surliuzr IST I,.nai"r. J. A. N1ci1oLs, Izzslrizufor IST LIEUT. Fu' SMITH, Iflslrzzrttu' IST l.lliL'T. XY. P. SI-iizifiilzizim, Iusfrucloz' Rirrig AND ML'sKi5'1'RY SECTION The purpose of the course in Rilie Marksmansliip at the Infantry School is first: To make instructors by following exactly 'the methods laid down in the Marlcsmanship Manual, and Second: To make good shots and give at least all junior officers an opportunity to fire the record course. During the four days devoted by all classes to the preparatory exercises, every phase of the Marksmanship Manual was carried out as thoroughly as possible, special attention being paid to organizing the work and to methods ot instruction. Each step is preceded by a lecture and a demonstration, after which the class itself actually carries out the work as it has been discussed and demonstrated. The student is impressed with the fact that the work in Rilie Marksmanship is so organized that exactly the same methods used at the School can be employed in handling either small bodies of men in organizations or the larger classes at summer training camps. Time did not permit the advanced class to tire the record course. The Company Officers' Class of two hundred and eighty-three students, and the National Guard and Reserve Officers' class of fifty-eight students Fired the regular qualification course and made a record never before equaled at this School, every single man in both classes qualifying. H , I-I . l . --'-.fF- 1 GRENADE AND EXPLOSIVE SECTION C.-xPT,xIN P. E. LEIIIER, Chief of Section IST LIEUT. JULIAN DAYTON, Insfrzzttor CAPTAIN I. H. GIBSON, I1z.vt1'urfor IST LIEUT. J. D. POIIERENE. Iiistrucfor BAYONET SECTION The bayonet typities the grim determination of the Infantryman to close with and over- come his enemy hand to hand. Hence. whether or not he actually encounters his adversary in the final stage of the assault, it is the bayonet, or the threat thereof, that constitutes the ultimate factor in every engagement. VVhen the Infantryman has been brought to such a point of confidence and determination lIis training with the bayonet' has been successful. The development of this spiiit is the prime object of bayonet training, To this end the offensive spirit is inculcated from the outset. Fire of all kinds paves the way to the final and decisive encounter at close range, where the Infantryman seizes the superiority of morale by boring in resolutely on his enemy. The teclmical details of bayonet fighting are few and simple-the spirit is of supreme importance and difhcult to obtain. The course in Musketry covers a period of about thirty hours and comprises the following subjects: Range estimation. target designation, the effect of ride fire, fire discipline and Ere control. Demonstrations and exercises are given on the ranges and in the Held to illustrate the practical application of the principles taught during conference. The course in Musketry follows the riHe Marksmanship course in which the student is taught to tire on black and white targets at known ranges. In the Musketry course he is taught to fire on indistinct field targets and areas at unknown ranges. Upon completion of the course in Musketry, the student is ready to enter upon train- ing in Applied Musketry as given by the first Section. GRIAZN.-XDIL Ann l-LxI'I,osIx'Ia SIac1'I'IoN Situations l-l'CIIllk'Illlj' :irisc in Will' which rzill illl' ilu- use uf high :ingle wt-zipoiis. The ll0WllZL'I' of the 1ll'llllx'l'X :it the longer rnngt-s :mil the light IllUl'lIll' :It the slvirier ranges have liven pi'm'iileIl. The net-rl ul' lhe inIlixi1lII:il llll-Illllfjlllilll for Ji high :mglc xrczipmn has ilcvclupul the mmlcrn grvnaule Ilesigm-il in pruiecl small incisses ul high ex- plosives. iiicviiiliziry nizisscs Jlllll similar' A1 piwiililciiig lIlIllk'I'i1lls l-3' llilllll llirf-wiiig 1' if . ' , .' P or hy tiring' li'-'un the -vI'xu'e rillv. 4 ' eft Since it 1-fit-Iiiiiiits lwviwiiit-4 Iii-cvv:ii'5 for the lIll.'lllll'N'lll'lll In iiiipiwwisi- lhvw ' priyiecliles his Ii':iiniIIg must invlmlt' :I ltiiiiwlt-tlgu of Il-it: lm-sic. clit-Inical :intl iii' physical lH'HIlk'I'llC4 lit their eiunpoiiciil parts. He must also liare coiiliileiicc in these wezipsms :md in his ziliilily in use them. Wiith these considerations in mind, the course in EXPLOSIYES .-XND GREN- :XDES hy conferences. deinonstrations. individual study and practice covers the following subjects: Explosives. detonators and fuses. Improvised grenades. Q Types and mechanisms of U. S grenades. Throwing practice with dummy gren- ades by the French and American meth- PISTOL SECTION ods from the standing, kneeling and C.xPr.,xIN M. V. BUCHANAN, Chief of Section pi-one pogitiong, CAPTAIN J. G. KX'LE, lrisfrzzclor Shooting practice with dummy V. B. rifle grenades from the kneeling and prone positions. Throwing and shooting practice from various positions using high explosive and phosphorus- grenades. Shooting V. B. signal and illuminating cartridges from the discharger. Police of the grenade court and the destructions of duds. , PISTOL SECTION A course in Pistol Marksmanship from I2 to I8 hours in length is given the classes of the school. Half of this time is given to preliminary exercises in position, trigger squeeze, and quick and rapid Ere. The remainder of the time is devoted to range firing. The Company Officers class during the past year completed the Record Course and 80 per cent. of the class qualified as Marksman or better. It is expected that all classes during the coming year be given the opportunity to Ere the Qualification Course. 1 ifglfilwzk' E L l K THE LADY OF THE LAKE L1 WJ EQW' W S? ZW .gf 4142! WZ 'Rig fff ff I ' l,id'gin,X f J if GENERAL SUBJECTS FRONT ROW: QLeft to Rightj NIA-TOR F. XV. NIILBURN, Clzivf, 3d Section f.-lrlzlvtzksl, BIAJOR I. P. XVHEELER, Chief 2nd Sccifwz KEquilalfun, vial, LIEUT. COL. O. G. BROWN, Med. DPM., Iusfrzzffoz' fSa11imtion, efcj, LIEUT. COL. 1. G. HIXNNIXI-I, Di1'vrfO1', MAJOR W. A. GANOE, Chief, Ist Section fMilifa1'y H1'.vfO1'yj, HIAJOR E. G. MCCORMICK, III,S'f1'1l!'f0l', ls! Sccfionv, BIAJOR T. L, MARTIN, IlISfI'1LClf0l', 2d SKTHIUII, CAPTAIN K. C. LAMBERT, IllSfl'1lL'fUI', 2d Scrfiozz, CAPTAIN I. H. GRANT, 1II.S'i1'lll'fU1'. 751' Svdioaz. BACK ROW: QLeft to Righty CAPTAIN G. I. BRALIN, Izzsfrzzrlor, 3d Srvtiozz, CAPTAIN NV. D. CRONKHITE, Izzsfructor, 3d Section, CAPTAIN A. R. XIVALIE, 11I.YfI"IlL'f0l', 151 Sc'rtio11, CAPTAIN W. P. IMEORSE, Iusf1'uc1'or, 3d 56'CfI'011, CAPTAIN G. I. CROSS, Izzstrucior, .lst Sccfiozz, CAPTAIN H, S. VVILBUR, Izzstruftor, Ist Section, IST LIEUT. I. VV, MINGER, IIISfI"I'lC'fUI', Isf Section, IST LIEUT. H. H. PAY, Imlrucfor, lst. Svflion, IST LIEUT. W. VV. BRIER, IR., In:z'ruc1'o1', 911 Secfioll, IST LIEUT. E. P. LUIQERT, 5m'1'efm'y, IST LIEUT. H. XV. LEI-IR, fl1Sfl'Zlf'f0l' KLIIIUI. l3l2I'.XR'l'MliNT Oli QSIZNIRRAL SUlljlCCTS. HIE present llepartment of General Subjects is a consolidation of the original depart- ment of lthal name with the old lilepartmcut of Research. As now constituted it com- prises tiree sections: istory, liquitation and .'Xtbletics. The Athletic Section includes instruction in military calisthenies. apparatus. massed games. and also in baseball. football. volley ball. soccer, basket-ball and iii trgiqk and field sports. lt is not the purpose of this course to develop athletes but to so familiarize the students with each activity that they will be able to instruct their units in them. and encourage their tnen to participate in athletics and athletic contests. V XYliile the work is mainly practical. lectures and conferences are given in order that particular calisthenic exercises may be titled to the peculiar needs of the individual: that a general knowledge of the procedure and rules of rlitferent games and events mav be had to the end that the student may qualify as director or otlieial. i This section also provides a reasonable amount of supervised exercises for the student body whose days are occupied with school activities, at times, mainly indoors. Linder this section fall the athletic activities of the school. which in their qualitv and scope have assumed the proportions of those of a university. ' ' The Equitation Section conducts courses for all students in tai Stable Management. 'galil Care of Animals.1 tcl Care of .Xnimal Drawn Transportation and in Cdl Equitation. ie courses are mace as practical as possible. All lectures and conferences. whenever practicable. are conducted out of doors, where the practical application of the subject under discussion may be made. Eciuitation is limited to the fundamentals and no advanced work is attempted. There is no jumping and no cross country galloping. The objects sought in the First three divisions are to qualify the students to intelligently direct in this work and to standardize the methods throughout the Infantry: in the, last subdivision to teach proper bitting and saddling. a proper "handl' and "sean" and to enable the otiicer to perform mounted duty without unnecessary strain or injury to himself or mount. The Military History Section embraces the following: The Army of the United States, Psychology, Methods of Instruction, and Military History proper. The otiicer who would be truly a professional man must be something more than a worknian. To a knowledge of the tools he must add breadth. perspective and accurate and indlependent reasoning. He must also be able to present his conclusions readily, force- ful y and convincingly. The Officer of our Army today has important duties beyond and above the definite practice of his profession. He is called upon both in times of peace and war to deal with his fellow citizens in civil life. He is primarily charged lwitli their military education and training. He must be prepared not only to teach the cetails of his profession, but he must knbw the fundamental reasons that lie behind them and how to bring the civilian to a realization of their place and importance. It is the purpose of the military History section to help him reallize this two-fold result. A study of the Army of the United States presents the prob em-the Regular Army as the instructor of the body of our citizens. Psychology gives him a knowledge of the mental reactions and attitude of those with whom he must deal. Methods of Instruc- tion point the way to translate his knowledge into definite action, smoothly, completely, and adecuatel . Andlfinalliy. Military History, hand in hand with Military Art, develops a sense of nice discrimination, sound reasoning, and the ability to find the immutable principles of his profession hidden in the mass of prejudiced, inaccurate, incomplete alnld confiising dfetaili In Militar Art from the facts he reasons to the result. In Mi itary istory ie is ace at once with the effect itself. He must then seek for the reasons for the solution and the means employed, and determine the success or failure of their application. Thus by deduction in Military Art and induction in Military History he learns to recognize and apply the practical principles of technique and tactics no matter in what guise they appear. The vehicle for teaching military history here is the monograph. Subjects are so arranged as to permit the student to cover well a particular phase of military events. The student is given an opportunity to make proper sellection of iiiatjeiigtl, rcixiliginallpgeparationf and ersonal anal sis and criticism of the material ie ias asscm e . e ora e tvery o the iihonograph offers him practice in personally presenting the results of his work and by skill, clarity, enthusiasm and logic bringing others to see as he sees. And above all his work in the Military History Section awakens the student to the possibilities of professional education and pleasure to be found in the military library. IU" INFANTRY BOARD MAJOR HERBERT O,LEARY COL. WV. M. FASSETT BRIOADIER GENERAL W. GORDON COLONEL M. C. KERTH MAJOR T. I-I. NIIDDLETON NIAJOR C. P. HALL 1 ll' '- 1-Jr TI-IE DEPARTMENT UF l:IXPIiRIMENT C.AxPT. J. T. DIISRELL CAPT. P. S. JONES C.-WT. M. S, EDDY C.'xP'1'. G. XV. LESTER CAPT. F. A. HEILIENI.AXN CAPT. T. F. XVESSELS LIEUT. G. L. VVOTKYNS LIEUT. D. M. ASHTON ALLOTMENT OF HOURS AND UNITS FOR COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Field Company National Guard and Reserve Officers Officers Rifle Course-M. G. Course SUBJECT Hours Units Hours Units Hours Units Hours Units Armyof United States.. 7 7 Automatic Rifle ....... 18 20 29 30 I5 25 Aerial Photography .... 3 . . . 3 . . . . . . . . . Baseball .... . ...... . . . IO 5 . Basket-ball ........... . .. ... 'IO 5 ... . .. Bayonet ....... . ...... 8 I5 23 25 21 30 Boxing and VV1'estling.. ... ... IO 5 ... ... Care of Animals and Stable lVIanagement.. . 14 6 30 IO . . . . . . . . . . . . Drill and Command .... . . . . . . 46 52 3554 ,43 35 M 43 Fooitball .....,.... 16 5 Grenades ...... . 8 I5 18 20 9 1 5 9 I5 Light Mortar .... . . 23 I4 22 20 . .. ... ZIZ 35 Machine Guns ... ... 135 Q0 149 110 ... ... 146W 160 Map Reading a n tl Sketclling .......... 64 72 64. 80 20 26 20 26 Martial Law and Riot Duty .............. 5 . 5 Methods of Instruction. I2 IO I2 IO 4M 42 lVIilitary History flVIono- graplisj ............ 87 65 66 60 . . . ... ... ... Musketry ....... . 44 20 52 30 39 40 . . . . . . One Pounder .... . . 30 21 30 30 . .. . .. 31 50 Physical Training . . I5 5 28 I5 I6 . . . I6 . . . Pistol Marksmanship .. . IO IO 18 I5 IOEQ I5 1 1 I5 Psychology ........... 6 6 Rifle Marksmanship .. . 50 45 101 70 IOI 100 . .. . .. Tactics .............. 537 578 308 368 155 206 IZQM V156 Track, Field and Swim- ming .............. . . . 9 5 . . . . . . . Volley Ball and Soccer. . . . . . 9 5 . . . . . . . Total Units ...... . . 1000 . 1000 . . 500 . . 500 NX- qi. TTL 4 f ' 'm 'v WW Xfff X Aixiasff WQKW is f.ivfG??'Q' ,A ' I , .-.4 1. -4. ,.. 2. , , I ,......! U x, ' ' ! I - R . ' ' I . k f V. , Us 5 ,' X 'Cx 1 5 'La me Q I . . , 1, vw .,f , 843, Ax. 19: . n- .-92 :W A :afar "" NE.-QQ . - Vx 034' - ' 'TQ ' Wo , : ,iQ ' 5 Q- " ' f -L' X - 44 - r if W --f - '1 g ' ,W Y-J -K , - .-E, +9 FIELD UFFIEEH5 CLASS CLASS HISTORY N a hot and dusty day in September The Advanced Officers Class reported to The Infantry School for duty. ln groups, the travel- stained warriors made their way to the village inn, and after an effort to remove the red dust of upper Georgia from their persons with the yellow dust of the nearby Chattahoochee as it percolated through the pipes of the bath, they one and all entered' into that mad scramble known as getting a house in Columbus. I-low we will look back over the years and think of the historic houses we have inhabited in Columbus. Those historic walls, dewed with age, resounded again, as they had before, to the martial tread of warriors. That same furniture, brought by Oglethorpe when he crossed the Upatoi was still in use, and many, many times has iti paid for itself in gold of the realm by being rented, in meagre quantities, to the officers of the Army. But to those strangers who had arrived for the first time in the fair precincts of Columbus, a still greater surprise awaited. The seat of mili- tary learning was located nine miles from the village, and between the two ran a prehistoric road. Over this washboard, the new arrivals bumped their way to the post, where on its bluff, high above the Upatoi, stood Benning! How we thrilled with the thought of the unwitting tenths which must even then have been concealed in the dust and underbrush, and which we should before long make our very own! Oh, Rapture! Oh, JOY! Reporting, we were laden with the implements of that Tenth Punic War upon which we were about to enter. Steel helmets, rifles, sketching cases, clip boards, compasses flensatic, prismatic, emphatic, erraticl of all known kinds and makes, field glasses, bayonets and last but not least, that badge of, labor yet to come, THE UNIONALL. Proceeding then under this dray load, we were shown to a locker room. Around the walls were nice little spaces just half large enough to hold the stuff we were charged with. This arranged, we reported to be photographed. What an inspiring moment it was! How we looked at the proofs and said to ourselves: "Some day this will be a famous picture, for it has me in it!" Historians will seeki it out and say: "Ah! there he is when he first gave promise of military greatnessfl The preliminaries over, we were conducted to an ancient stable which had served its former owners, as a dairy, where we were initiated into the mysteries of the school. How we tinglecl at the thought of those pioneers who had gone before us! How we secretly gloried in their sacrifices! How we felt rise in us a great admiration for those who had lived in the shacks which had served for quarters. lVc had but to look about us to see the palatial sets of quarters note used by the students and the garrison. lVe had but to look across the plain to see Biglerville in all the beauty of its gardens and well paved streets. The first obstacle met with in the course was known as hlilitary Topography. A chief instructor. assisted by a set of junior tormentors, threw at us scales. vertical equivalents, horizontal impostures, diagonal theories and other warped dimensions and unfamiliar phrases. But here was a background, the first' against which we could butt our heads in the search for tenths and our instructors made the most of their opportunities. Those glorious days could not last. A prearranged fate led us on to the use of Instruments and to Motor Transport. Time was flying. VVe were learning our profession. lVe were now the devoted slaves of the elusive tenth. Even then the tenth hounds had their noses to the ground and even then they followed on the trail with that cold-blooded search characteristic of a better cause and purpose. lvhat days we spent finding out whether the cook was a part of the C Tn, or whether he was with the B tk R lVagonl lVhat times we had wrangling among ourselves as to where the Cobbler should be posted! There spread out before us on the plain was the company. First it was an orderly array of nicely uniformed men each with a little sign on him and then a blast of the whistle sent them helter skelterg no nice straight lines, no nice distances, runners here, there and everywhere and no one to tell us the maximum and the minimum distances of the squigip from the scallop. Nor was this all. Hovering over our heads was the ominous Mono- graph. Descending to the lowest level of cruelty, she forced each of us to stand before long suffering mates and with a jumble of Words and figures soothe them into that land of dreams from which the interested representatives of the Inquisition could arouse them only by that kindly phrase "Five minutes more, Colonel!" No greater sentence Was ever framed except one, and that, "Are there any questions ?" But not even the menace of the ever-present monologue could sup- press the high spiritsi of the class as We passed, on, to the 37 MM. and its buddy, the light Trench Mortar. Here was the stove pipe- invention of a plumber, made into an instrument of torture, not to those poor souls Who Went to glory on the blast of one' of itsf devilish bombs, but to those speck- oids Who, in order to clean the ammunition for use failed first to open the box! Oh, Ignominyl Oh, Shame, Where is thy box lid? But brighter scenes were before us, for We were to hear of Methods of Instruction. We were to be taught how to teach! Ah! The antici- pation with which we looked forward to that day. Then seeing on the board before us the cryptic diagrams of how to do it and when and why, we listened and learned not, neither did we speak, but verily I say unto you, no exam like that ever got loose on an unsuspecting mob of tenth hounds before. Told to look over the situation, to estimate it and then to put the results of our estimation into the form of some questions for a prospective class to answer, we bore in mind the teaching given us and said: "Now for a chance to soak some other poor fish!'! But the humiliation of hav- ing our own papers handed back and being told to answer our own ques- tions was much too much, and we gave up the ghost. I-Iowever, bearing proudly the more or less honorable scars we had received so far, We marched out to the plain to learn the mysteries of Rifle- marksmanship trigger-squeeze rapid prone position. I-Iow Sandy McNab would have loved it, how he would have gloated over our neglect to put in all the cryptic signs required to fill up all the empty spaces of our target record book! And then the pistol! Ah, to think that some of us should have faced half right when we should have faced half left: to think that some of us should have so far forgotten our left arms as to be1 unconscious of them! What could be more perfect than the untrained position in which the ele- ments of the body not engaged had been forgotten! But We were to be recompensed. For looming large on the horizon was the Arm Blanc-the Bayonet. Can we ever forget how we stood and how our teeth chattered as we learned that we hadi a deadly weapon in our hands, but that we: were always at a disadvantage when we had it? No, we cannot forget! I say it! Not long after this, as we were grouped outside our lecture hall, some wag was telling the story of the countryman who watched the first automobile he had ever seen go rushing past his house about seventy-five miles an hour, and in a few minutes there also went by the motor cycle cop, going about eighty miles an hour, and then the countryman turned to his Wife and said: "Gosh, Maw, I didn't know the dummed things had colts !" Just then a familiar voice called, HFALL IN!" We went into the Lecture Hall and there on the platform, to lend that atmosphere so necessary to proper methods of instruction, was the colt of a machine gun, the Auto- matic Rifie, and we understood just what that countryman felt! The instructor informed us that this was a great weapon and that it could be dismounted with nothing but absent treatment. But there remained yet other weapons of our trade to be studied. Grenades and explosives. lurked in the dense grass far out over the plain and in the drizzle we learned that one fuse is rough and red' and another fuse is rougher and redder. Also, we learned that' the best way to handle grenades is to stand about three hundred yards from the point where they are being thrown by hardy soldiers of our brave army, while duds are thrown by vigorous young lieutenants from positions entirely unknown to hurlers of the baseball, the discus and the sixteen-pound hammer. Refreshed by the Christmas holidays, we approached the hrlusketry course with open minds. XVe discovered that in war no self-respecting enemy will ever be seen, for in so doing he breaks the rules: we learned that there is no sense in teaching men anything other than to shoot up the atmosphere and hope that the enemy will be where the bullet falls. Of course, we must always be careful to give the range, for that is where the large number 3 stands on the square frame and if we should give it at a place beyond the io, we would have to stop the war. Then we had care- fully to pick out a church steeple, as that was a reference pointy if there wasn't a church steeple, you sent a note to the enemy and asked him please to change his present place to one where there was a church steeple so we could go on with the war. Wye, of course, would promise him to shut our eyes while he moved so we could have the fun of guessing all over again where he was. Thus having carried out the old adage, 'fCarpenter, know thy toolsf' we, with our intimate knowledge of tenths and a scattering knowledge of the aforementioned tools, approached the shop in which our knowledge was to' be put to the test. The Tactical Section took us in. hand. Intro- duced to the mechanics of order writing, we distinguished ourselves by injecting an element into the course known as "fighting the problemfl What was the mere mechanics of order writing to us, so long as we could find loud and vociferous fault with problems as stated? What did we care that the information paragraph came first provided we found in the situation something which we thought did not belong there? We spent months in the solution of thousands of problems and when the time for Brigade Nlaneuvers finally rolled around, we came to under- stand that the course was nearly over. We maneuvered, or thought we did, for three weeks,, and then came the Big Day when we unblushingly accepted our diplomas as a reward for nine. long months of tenth hunting. Again, we had our passports vised, and bidding farewell to the Amer- ican Consul, and his attractive family in Columbus, we took the first train for the dear old United States, the land of summer training camps. In those camps, we purpose to do our level best to disseminate the useful mili- tary knowledge we have gained here, knowing full well, that whatever success may crown our efforts is due not to us, but to the Infantry School. God Bless Her! W!! . f f- HA Q fi' kv- !!"' fill Q A Q i:w1,.,L V ,1 5 .5 .1 ,Q-. ' ' P' Nrxj fr 1 X f '-u E 1 fm! , C H X5-Q' rr gif'-f lil f C' 'hxszgrff 2 'J V- lp' .N W x, r Y' . -Q: 9' E '. Eiga .:1a!fQ4 1 N' QM . L 4 A Kwai ' 'Af I xx .lj .7 A J ' ' . ir if ,I gp., K ' ig X, A X To x - v 1: '. N , . - gb? g 'ff .QPQL ., . - -5 on Q :Q ff 152 ' ,gr f- J. r ' 1 -. fri' L, ,il 2 C . g' ff WQQYFT A L I K .' .,. Aibilf-'TQK cjfic YS vf Q A, -,, ff7ff! 7'-" , , , ' x QI.: .F A Y:--X - ,Q - ,Hy ,U . ,, 'X-,l 1.57: .,r,,,-1,-,.?'1L - - fzmeffffy'-nf "" , '- fa "9 f , 195:--1-,Q-'1g4"'A',. A 2.2 : L aj M ,.,., .,, Q - "ff1f?- 'ffl - . ,my -L-- - .-'7 ' ' JLS4' , 1, 1 xx . 12:--.,--.-N D ,,4 ' J1..,f,,ffz,:-,f 5 ff-" f"""' i' 46151 , bl, , ' ' ,..If..- ' J"g"'U -:Q -rf" '55 -3. .'b--2 - ' L" V.-' 2 -. ' -1' :gr - 1 jfs:-, f - S S" .- -nz . ...1,,v -K---1 . VICE PRESIDENT JAMES NL I-JEIDT COLONEL INFANTQY E u COLQNEL lNFANTQY ' ' DQESIDEN1' .A A .Joun w.uEAvY V SECRETARY El , ' spmmsrz wmqon Major ROBERT K. ALCOTT I11fa1Ltry ' M a for OLIVER ALLEN I ll fantry Lieufcvzafzt-Colorzel SHELDON W. ANDING Inzfantry Major FRANK E. BONNEY Izzfaufry L1'ezzie11rzut-Colonel HUGH S. BROWN I n faiztry Ljmcteumzt-Colonel FRED W. BUGBEE I11fa1zt1'y Livlllrnanl-C'u10m'l LOCHLIN XV. CAFFEY Infanlry Jlajor NICHOLAS XV. CAMPA T- IN OLE Iufanlry .Major CARL L. CAPHTON Infaulry Major EARNEST J. CARR Infan fry Captain TURNER M. CHAMBLISS Iufanfffy Jllajov' LATHROP B. CLAPHAM I11fa1zz'1'y , Major ORAL E. CLARK I I1 fautry lWaj01' ALEXANDER W. CLEARY I1'lfllHfI'y Captain LLOYD H. COOK Iilfallfry C olouel HENRY C. DAVIS Marine Corps L1.81lf87lG7'If-C-0101181 WILLIAM J. DAVIS Ivlfalzvtry Lieutezzalzt-Colozzel CHANNING E. DELAPLANE I1'zfant1'y I.ivuluzmuf-C'n1n111'l XVILLIAXI G. DOANPI Infau lry .Uujur XVALTER S. DRYSDALE Iufuu fry .Uajvr GODFREY R. FOXVLER Illfdllffj' .Uajor NIARION O. FRENCH Infaulfy Major FRANCIS R. FULLER Illfllllffy ,Major DAVID G. C. GARRISON Irzfaazfry Major SAMUEL A. GIBSON Infantry Cab Iain ISAAC GILL, JR Infa1zz'1'y Major GUSTAV J. GON SER Ilzfalz-try Lic-zmtc11a1zt-C0I011cl PAUL M. GOODRICH Izzfaniry Major DOUGLAS T. GREENE I Il fall fry Illajor MATTHEW I. GUNNER Ifzfanfry Major JOSEPH C. HATIE Infantry LivulvmzuI-Colour! FRANK B. HAVVKINS Infantry Colonel JOHN VV. HEAVY Infantry Colonel JAMES V. HEIDT Infaniry Zllajor ALFRED A. HICKOX I Tl fa-11 fry M a jo 1' CARROLL B. HODGES I11fa1zim Ll'E1lf0lIflI1f-C0l0773l RICHARD S. HOOKER Marine Corps Captain CLARENCE R. HUEBNER I11fan.1'7'y Ilflajor VVOODFIN G. JONES Ilzfallfry Major ALBERT B. KAEMPFER Illfdll fry .Major ARCHIBALD KING I. A. G. D. Captain LESTER L. LAMPERT Illfallffy Cdfflllill BARNXVIZLL R. LIZGGE lufurllry ClIl5flIl.lI MANUEL LEON Cuban .41 rrny .U a j.Ul' CHARLES A. LEXVIS Infau fry CUf7fUI'll YVILLIAM G. LIVESAY Infantry Major IWAXON S. LOUGH Infalzlry - Major HARRISON IVICALPINE Illfdllfl'-V Caplain FREDERICK IVICCABE I1Lf!ll'1fI'y Major VVM. A. MCCULLOUGI-I Infmz fry Calvfain RALPH E. IVICLAIN Illfdllffjl Captam FELIX R. IVIQLEAN I1zfa1zH'y Cafvfain GABRIEL T. MACKENZIE Illfllll fry Major BRUCE NIAGRUDER Izzfcmtry Cafvlain PAUL XV. MAPES lnfu ll lf'-v .U 11 jo 1' HERBERT E. IXIIARSHBURN lIIf'tI!1fI'j' Jlajor CHARLES VV. RIASON C. H". S. Lienffzzalzf-Cololzfl JOHN E. IVIORRIS Infan try .Major MAX S. MURRAY Infafztry ' Lz'e1f1fe11a11f-Colofzel ELLIOTT M. NORTON Infalztry Captain WILLIAM R. ORTON Infa1zf1'y Captain PAUL B. PARKER fnfan fry M aj01' PAUL C. PASCHAL Infa11.f1'y Major WOODELL A. PICKERING Infazztry Lzfcufezzazzt-Colozzfl BENJAMIN H. POPE I11fa11fv'y Colonel FREDERICK S. L. PRICE Infa1m'y Major GEORGE VV. PRICE fl:fanl1'y .Uujor PER RANIEE Infantry Captain JOHN N. ROBINSON Infmzlry Alajor FRANK V. SCHNEIDER Illfdllffy Colonel JOHN B. SCHOEFFEL Illfllllffy L7781lf6'I1Ullf-CUZOIIFI GEORGE C. SHAW Infantry Major LINDSAY MCD. SILVESTER I Il fan try JU a j01' VVILLIAM A. STACK Ilzfalz try C apfain, RICHARD K. SUTHER- LAND fllfflllffy fllajor CHARLES W. THOMAS, JR Infan fry ,Major CHARLES B. TOWNSEND Illfflllffjl Rlajor' ARTHUR R. UNDERWOOD Jllfllllfl'-V ,Uajur EDMUND C. NVADDILL Infantry Jlajor SUB-INER XVAITE Infanlry .Uajvr FRED L. VVALKER Infalllry Aldjlfll' NVALTON H. VVALKER Illfflllffj' Major SHIELDS WARREN I n fan try M a for WALTER R. WHEELER I nfa I1 try Major NOBLE I. WILEY I zzfanfry First-Lieutmlafzt WILLIAM W. WISE C. W. S. IIUMFANY UFFIEEH5 ELA55 CLASS HISTORY " N the peaceful atmosphere of a permanent post there once lived a J company olhcer in the lnfantry of the United States Army. He Wore two bars and considered himself something of a captain, could interpret and instruct 'Lsquads right" after a fashion and had replied satis- factorily when called upon to explain why only 79 per cent. of the men in his company had qualified on the range. He could do other things equally well and his colonel gave him a comfortable margin on his efiiciency report. In fact, everything considered, he was contented and almost happy. And then he went to Benning! He was in the company officers' class of 1922-23. He began to learn, and learn, and learn, and learn He learned not to hurry through things but to be on time. He learned that there are few things that are new in the world and none at all in riHe shooting, but that there are many and varied alibis on the range and that methods of organization can effect wonders. He learned that while the ability to exe- cute a finesse at bridge is valuable in its way, it is not considered an asset in learning to hold a pistol. And after awhile he learned that units are more to be desired than great riches. As the course progressed even Biblical history was made clearer. Intent on mastering the intricacies of l. D. R., and assured that all the instructors spoke the language of the- director, he suddenly realized some of the difficulties that beset the builders of the Tower of Babel. But he was patient and although often moved to softly modulated profanity, he learned to command himself up and down the drill ground with equal facility, whether considering himself a squad or a regiment. He almost reached the point where he could execute "right shoulder arms" while wearing a wide-brimmed Stetson. In the midst of his progress he, suddenly found that the braid on his overcoat sleeve had a superfluous strand, that he could get along with half the silver he had been bearing bravely 'on his shoulder for a number of years, and that in fact he was only about half the captain he once had con- sidered himself. To add to his discomliture he faced the prospect of get- ting along with less quarters and ration allowances, and was comforted not at all hy the fact that in his abstraction he had failed to answer a question on "exam." that had a value of two units. He plodded wearily to his daily task. He stumbled over contour lines and lost himself in a maze of shots for critical points. He labored at his road sketch until his tongue hung out and then failed to put in the name of the Lipatoi and the railroad that "operates" between Benning and Columbus. Likewise he failed thoroughly to enjoy his lunch if he ate any at all. Upon turning in his sketch at the end of the period allotted he was sure of little beyond the fact that the instructor was certain to learn from it that Benning has' a very damp climate and muddy roads. About this time he became acquainted with his horse. He had been introduced to horses, but had never been placed on such intimate terms with one. It might he said that relationship between horse and oiiicer were reduced at once to the informal. There were no secrets between them. He was let into the secrets of horse manicuring and massaging, and learned that no matter how far away or in what direction you might be the horse had a near side which was constant. And then he began to ride his horse. He began gently, but that could not last. The more he rode the less gentle it became until there were times when he greatly desired to get a compass bearing to make sure that he Was coming down on the same saddle from which he started his ascen- sion. But he learned to ride. At least the instructor said he did, although he had grave doubts about the thing even unto the end. In spite of the difficulties of getting along Without troop responsibili- ties he made progress. There were numerous occasions when he found that his indorsements to the school secretary were returned as unsatisfac- tory, but still he made progress. This progress Went on steadily, even against such a handicap as appearing at formation dressed in a raincoat when the overcoat should have been Worn. He learned the automatic riileg he learned the machine gun tor at least some of itjg he learned to make a road sketch on horsebackq he learned to wield the bayonet with a grunt and often an imprecationg he learned to throw grenades in a great many different Ways, some of them approvedg he learned to chin himself at least once on the horizontal bar and that there are methods of cleaning a rope Without Washing itg he learned to pass the buck because it is the easiest piece of apparatus in 'gthe chamber of horrorsng he learned to Hsnoop and snipe" and that scouting and patrolling is as much an art as a scienceg he learned that tactics is about half of a young oFficer's life and that more units can be dropped there than ever were dreamed of in anybody's philosophyg and he learned other things and continued to learn. And he learned in the end, after he had finished the course, that he was a Wiser and better oiiicer. V'T. I I P r N 1 1 5 Y f N. i 5 ,. ' 1 Y g., ' .. 1- 1 'X .fm Fi , .gi VICE DDESIDENT JAMES O-GQEEN JR.. CADTAIN INFANTDY A Y ' Qs- . . S .1 . 13,9-A V' im V I I1 Y 4 xi A X 1 4450? Tr? I DOUGHBOY REPRESENTATIVE' U HAQDV W. CAYGILL ' CADTAIN INFANTQY 'H gn-s -,Q DQESIDENT GEODGE H.WEEMS CAPTAIN INFANTQY fo' OFFICERS CLUB QEDQESENTATIVE DANIEL GDFOWLE CAPTAIN INFANTQY WWE. ' su! J? I . x , - 1 ,ww . ,' 2 V w' - rl-irf ' ' - 1 -1? ,, b A , , DOUGNBOY l2El5l2ESENTATNE CHESTER M.WlLLlNGHAM FIRST LIEUTENANT INFANTQV- A-. f A nn, . va 1 3 ' L I 7 . 9 'SECQETADY G TQEASURED. WlLL!AM '3.BUP,T FIQST LIEUTENAN1' INFANTQY 1 fu' 1 N . .-.K Q C " flip A I I--1 uf al., I 'S 4 ' 1 A y- ' x 11, I -We DOUGHBOV QEDQESENTATIVE HUGH C. GiLC HRIST CAPTAIN INFANTQY . IL- L ,,,M..,.. .. , , AMA ., , Calvfaizz JOSEPH C. ADDINGTON Iufmz fry C a!vz'a1'11 DANA H. ALLEN I1IffZllf7'y C apfam LESTER H. ALLYN Izzfalzfry Capfain KENNETH G. ALTHAUS I II fan fry C aptairlv ALBERT E. ANDREWS Illfflllffy Calvtaiu JCI-IN A. ANDREWS Illfflllffy Cflfftlllll CHARLES O. AS H TON lnfan ll'-V Cufvlain STANLEY G. BACKMAN lnfuulry Cllflftlill HENRY D. BAGNALL lllfdllll'-V Calviain RUSSELL BAKER Infantry Calviain, WANNIE L. BARTLEY Illfdllfljl Calitam DONALD KM. BARTOW I1zfa11f1'y Cafvtaiu XVI LBUR E. BASHORE Illfllll fry First Livulelzaazt ELLIS BATES Infan fry Cafvtam THOMAS C. BECK Izzfam try Capfum LEVVIS CHARLES BEEBE Ilzfazz fry CGf7fUiIl PRICE VV. BEEBE Ilzfmz fry C Cl p tain ROBERT P. BELL Illfflllfl'-1' Ifirxf Ijvulvlmnl JAKIES D. BENDER llzfanlry Cafflain LOYD R. BESSE lnfrmlry Captain IIAURICE C. BIGELOVV Ilzfaufry Firs! Livzrfeualzt DAVID A. BISSETT Izzfalzfry First Lic'1rIe11a11t HENRY W. BORNTRAEGER fllfllllffj' Cafviaiu TOM SHERMAN BRAND l 1: fhn I ry First Lieutenant . MARK G. BRISLAWN Infantry First Lieutenant MERL L. BRODERICK Infantry Captain A CLIFTON M. BROWN Infantry Captain LESLIE W. BROWN Infantry Captain LOYD D. BROWN , In fan try Captain THOMAS C. BROWN Infantry Firsl Livulvnanl FRANK L. BURNS Infaulry First Liculcuant VVILLIAM G. BURT llzfanfrv Captain EVERETT BUSCH Infanlry Captain JOHN W. CAMPBELL I1zfan,z'ry First Lieutezfzaut PAUL D. CARTER I11,fantry C aptain RALPH M.- CAULKINS Infa1zz'1'y Captain TED H. CAWTHQRNE I1'lfClI1fl'y Captain HARRY W. CAYGILL Infan try Captain I JOHN D. CHAIVIBLISS Infantry Cafftain ROBERT H. CHANCE Infantry Captain THORNTON CHASE Infalz-try Captain ' BEN-HUR CHASTAINE I1ZfUIlf7'j' Capfuilz FRANKLIN XV. CHENEY Infnulry Captain HOXVARD H. CLOUD Infanlry Captain JOHN H. COCHRAN Illfllllffy Capfa-in JAIVIES COGHLAN Illfflllflj' First Liemezzawzf EDWARD H. CONNOR, IR I11fa1zz'1'y Captain ' A VIRGILIO N. CORDERO Infantry Captain TH EODORE NI. CORNELL Iufazzfry Captain ROBERT IMI .CQRRIGAN Ilzfazzfry Cap tain JOSEPH V. COUGHLIN Infanfry Captain XVILLIAM L. COULTER Infcm fry First LZ'C1Lf6'llU1lf ROBERT G. COUSLEY .711 fcmfry Cap fain CHARLES F. CRAIG .l'1fzfa11tv'y ' Cuffuizz EDXVIN K. CRUXVLEY lllf-llllfl'-Y Cwxlffxllrll ALEXANDER H. C L' NI- KHXGS lllfclllfl'-X' Cutlffllfll JAKIES XV. CLTRTIS lzffuzzlry ffm! L1'v11lcm1111' IIURRAY T. DAVENPOR1 lllftlll fry Cvtlflffll-11 THOMAS D. DAVIS llzfau fry Cafvfaizz HENRY V. DEXTER lufulz fry Captain VINCENT N. DIAZ Infawzfry Capiain - PATRICK J. DODD I71fl77l,fI'lV First L1.61lf671l1Ilf PHILIP DODDRIDGE Infantry Captain TI-IODJAS W. DOYLE Infantry Captain CARL E. DRIGGERS Invfazzfrgv Ca lr fair z' WALTER A. DUMAS Infantry Capmilz GEORGE L. IZBERLE lllfuull'-v Cafvluin GROVER B. EGGISR lnfuufry Calvluin LEWIS NV. IIGGERS Illftlllflj' Cafvmizl DAN IYI. ELLIS Illftlllffj' Captain ROBERT B. ENNIS Il1fUIlfl'3' Cafwtain RICHARD F. FAIRCHILD Illfflllffj' Captain ARCHIBALD A. FALL Izzfarz fry ' First Liruielzam' VVALTER B. FARRIS Illfflll frgv Captain SIDNEY C. FERGASON Infnu fry Calvfabz, DAVID H. FINLEY Illfdll try Captain NORMAN D. FINLEY lnfazzfry Caplaizz JQHN J. FINNESSY llzfazzfry Calfluiu HARRY If. FISCHIZR lufuulr-v fa lv lu i ll CORVAN FISH If R Infantry Caplain FRANK C. FOLEY Infantry Cafflain JOHN R. FOUNTAIN 1llf0lIfI'3' Captain DANIEL G. FQVVLE Illfllllllj' Captain L EVIE VV. FOY I1Lfll11fl'y Caf7z'ai11 JOHN R. FRANCIS Iizfmzlry Captain PAUL O. FRANSON Illfflll try Firs! Liculenazlt JGSEPH I. FRASER Izzfalzfry Cafftaizz FRANCIS IW. FULLER Izzfarzfry First LfU11lfElll1I-If PHILIP E. GALLAGH ER Iufmzfry First Ll't"LlfEIIUllZ' RICHARD B. GAYLE Illfllll fry Firxl ljrnlvmruf RICHARD S. GISSSFORD lllfilllfllv Captain HAROLD P. GIBSON lufau lr-V Firxl Livrllcrmzzl THOKIAS R. GIBSON Iufan fry Capfain HUGH C. GILCHRIST Infantry Captain JOHN F. GLEAVES Illfffll fry Captain ARCADI GLUCK MAN II'1flllZfl'jY Captain - ERNEST G. GODING Iizfantry Captain WILLIAM E. GOE Infazzlry Captain ELMER C. GOEBERT Ordnance DL'f76l7'fIl1ElZf Captain MILTON B. GOODYEAR Infan fry ' C aptaiu GROVER C. GRAHAM Izxfcllzfry Cap tain CLIFFORD A. GRAY Infantry Firsl Lirulclmnl ELDRIDGE A. GREENE lnfanI1'y Cnfvlafu JAMES O. GREEN. JR. lllfllllflj' Cafvmin JARIES A. GRIFFIN lufanlry Cuhlain RAPHAEL GRIFFIN Mnrizzr Corps Capfaizz GEORGE W. GRINOR, JR Infau try Captain ROY N. HAGERTY fI'lfGllf7'-3' Captain FARRAGUT F. HALL 17lfUllfl'j' First Lieuienfzzzt JAMES B. HANEY Ol'61YIlUIlC0 .DCf?d7'f1IZUIlf Captain FLOYD C. HARDING Illfllllffy First .LfC'llf6I1U1If GUY L. HARTMAN Illfllll fry First LITUZHEII-llllf LESTER J. HARRIS fllfflllfl'-3' Captain LEIGH I. HARVEY Ilzfanfry Calvluin FRANK B. HAYNE JR. Illflflllflj' Caplain 'IRHOKIAS J. HEALD, JR. Infaufry Cafvmiu GEORGE R. HEDGE Illfltlllllj' Cafvfai-11 EDNIUND N. HEBERT , I7IfflIlfI'1V Captain, KARL E. HENIGN Ivzfcmziry First Liemezzavzt THOIVIAS HENRY Ivzfazzfry up .. .Lib 2.452 'fi Captain STEWART D. HERVEY Infantry Captain ROGER HILSMAN Ilzfantry Captain, CHESTER I. HIRSCH- FELDER In fan fry First Licufeizvant ROBERT J. HOFFMAN I1zfa11,f1'y C ap fain WILLIAM HOLIVIES Infau fry C apfain JOHN HOPKINS Infalzfry Cafvlain SANIUEL F. HOVVARD V lnfan fry Firsl L1'vnlrln1n1' HOLLIS B. HOYT Infanlry Captain ARTHUR G. HUTCHINSO Infantry First Lieutenant VVYNOT R. IRISH In fan fry C a ptai n EDWARD C. JACKSON Infan fry C apfain CHARLES S. JOHNSON I1'lffl71'fl'jl IN ,-l. u.-am Br Captain JOHN R. KAISER I1z.fa1zfry Capiailz CHARLES H. KARLSTAD Il'lfClIlf1'3! Captain LAURENCE B. KEISER Illfflllflj' Cafvfairz STANLEY Y. KENNEDY Illfflll fry Captain DAVID R. KERR fl1fLZI'lI'l'j' E Captain WALTER R. KETCHANI I I1 fan try First Lianlcnant PAUL R. KNIGHT Infanlry Captain FRANK B. LANINIONS Infantry Captain ASHLEY S. LEGETTE Infantry Captain RAYNIOND G. LEHNIAN Izzfantry Captain WILLIAIVI E. LEWIS I11,fan,t1'y Captain JESSE R. LIPPINCOTT In,fa1gt1'y First Lieutenanzt HOWARD J. LISTQN Ivzfantry Captain GEQRGE A. LONGSTRETH Infalztry Captain VVILLIANI B. LOWERY Infalzfry Captain IRWIN L. LUMMIS Ilzfaniry Captain VVILLIAM K. LYDA Illfdllffy Captain. CHARLES P. LYNCH Iwzfantry cstlfltlfll GRATTAN H . RICCAF- FERTY lufaulry Cfzpluin LEO INICCARTHY lllfllllffy Cafvmiu RICHARD A. RICCLURE Iufan My Cczplaiu GUY C. RICKINLEY, IR. Illfllllflj' Capiain ERNEST L. MCLENDON Ivzfazziry Captain ROSCOE I. NICNIILLAN Iazfafzviry AL my ',l,A ' i 1V- AE Captain EARL G. MCNIILLEN flzfazztry Cafffain SEVERNE S. lVIacLAUGHLIN Izlfazzfry Captain GEQRGE NI. NMCIVIULLIN IHfGllf7'j7 Captaizz ALEXANDER lVIacNAB Illfflllfljl First L1.FIflfUllUIZf PAUL B. MALONE, JR. In fan try C!lf7fl11'71' WALTER R. MANN I11fa11f1'y CKIPNIIAII CYLBURN O. MATTFELDT 11111111 lry CUf'lUl.ll FREDERICK S. RIAT- TH EVVS lllfflllffj' Caplaliu ISAAC B. NIAYERS Illfdllffj' CGITNIIIII FRANK C. IVIELLON I11fa11l1'y Cahiaizz JAMES IVIETCALF I11fa11l1'31 First .LiClLfE1lUIlf SAMUEL L. METCAIIFE I11fa11Z1'y L Q Qt? ,...... Mmm + ' C apfain WALLACE W. MILLARD Iizfafzfry Captain CHESLEY R. MILLER I1zfa1ztry Captain WALTER L. MITCHELL I-nfan try Captain ARCHIBALD M. MIXSON Infantry Captain WILLIAM A. P. MONCURE I11fa11.t1'y C apfain JOHN S. MOORE IllfGIlfl'y Calvluin JAMES P. MOORE lnfuulry Capiuin RICHARD B. RIURAN Infantry Cafvmiu GEORGE NIUNTEANU Illfllllffy Captain NIANUEL B. NAVAS Ilifflllffy First Lieutenant RALPH C. G. NEIVIO I I1 fan try C ap tain CHARLES W. NEUES I1'lfG1'lfI'y Aliflm, V D Captain GEORGE B. NORRIS I1lfllll lry C a fr tain ELBERT A. NOSTRAND Ilzfazzlry Capfain RAY M. O'DAY I1zfm11'1'y Captain MERRITT E. OLMSTEAD Illfllllffy Cafvmivz LESTER S. OSTRANDER 1I1f!ZIlf7'y First Ll'C1lI'611I171Zf JOHN F. PAHL-KE Infan try Cupluizz EDXVIN D. PATRICK lnfanlry Cufvluiu HERBERT T. PERRIN Illfllll Ir-V f.i4If?l1Ifl1 CHARLES S. PETTEE Infantry CtIf7fLI1.Il ARTHUR PICKENS Illfllllflj' Cczpfaill NICSE K. PIGNIAN lzzfazztry Captain GEORGE VAN W. POPE Ilzfalz fry First Ll.C1fifB11G7lf HAROLD D. PORTER Infazz try Captain GEORGE L. PRINDLE Infantry First Livzrtetzaut ARTHUR C. PURVIS Illfflllflj' Captain. GEORGE L. RAMSEY Iazfallztry Captain ROBERT B. RANSOM Ilzfazztry Captain SENIUS J. RAYMOND Izzfavzlry Caplahz GEORGE READ, JR lllfllllffj' Cupluiu JOSEPH L. READY Infanlry Captain OWEN L. RHOADS Infantry First Liculenant VANCE L. RICHIVIOND I11fa11lr3' ' C ap tain DAN H. RINER Infan fry C aptain PAUL B. ROBINSON Infazztry Captain GROVER C. RIPPETOE Infantry Captain VVILLIAM L. RITTER ' Ilzfaizfry Firsi Lic--uienazzt LEWIS B. ROCK Infalzfry C apta'i1'L MODESTO E. RODRIGUEZ Iilfllll fry CGf71'!71TlI ARTHUR H. ROGERS Izzfau fry Captain PLEAS B. ROGERS I11.fzmt1'y C-tIf?flI1,I1 FAY R055 lufunlry Firsl Linllelzalzf ARTHUR D. ROTHROCK Infantry Caplain CORNELIUS E. RYAN Illfflllffj' First Ll-Flllfllilllf VVARREN B. SCANLON Izzfarz Iry C u p fa in HERBERT W.. SCHMID Izzfaniry Capfain JOHN S. SCHWAB Izzfalzfljn Captain HENRY A. SCHWARZ I7YfCUZfl'f-V C a p fa-in IRVINE C. SCUDDER I11fa1z.f1'y C a 12 tain CHARLES H. SEARS I7ZfH7ZfI'LV C zz 19 tam JOHN A. SHAW I 11 ffm try C aptam THOMAS J. SHEEHY Iufazztry Cap tam TRYON NI. SHEPHERD I1zfa11.t1'y Culvluin BEVERLY A. SHIPP IllflIIlI'!'y Cafvlailz ROBERT O. SHOE Illfllllffj' Captain JOHN B. SINCLAIR Illfantry Firs! Limztcllallt DeWITT C. SMITH, JR I11fz111f1'y Captain. THOMAS S. SMITH Irzfmztry Captain WILLARD L. SMITH 1'1zfa1zfl'y Captain ALLAN H. SNAOVVDEN I1'IfUIlfl'y Captain NELS S. SODERHQLM fnfazz try Captain CHARLES E. SPEER Illf0llf1'y Cafvfailz CYRIL B. SPICER Infazz fry Cafvtailz ROSCOE A. D. STANIS IHfC7I1Z'l'j' Captain PAUL N. STARLINGS Ilzfazzfry Caplain. JOH N A. STEWART Infunlry Cafvlain KOGER M. STILL lnfanlry Cafvlain DONALD A. STROH Infau fry Captain JOHN E. STULKEN In fan fry Captain OWEN SUMMERS In fan try C cz 11 tain - CHARLES F. SUTHERLAND I 71 fan try Captain ROBERT E. SWAB Illfllllffy C ap tain. . ALLEN DER SWIFT Izlfarzfry Capiahz XVILLIAM A. TABER Il1fUIIf1'3' Cajviaizz HAROLD M. TAGUE Izzfmzfry Captain ROBERT L. TAVENNER Illfllll fry Capfain. LLEWELLYN D. THARP Iazfantry Cllfflllqll XVILLIABI N. THOMAS, JR Corps of Ellgl-lIL'CI'5 Cazfffain JOHN YV. THORIPSON Iufanlry Cafvfaiu ORLEN N. THOMPSON Illfdllffy Capmin, ANTHONY J. TOUART I11fa11z'1'y Cafvtain JOSE Y PUJADAS TRES- SERRA Czzban zflfllly , Captain ALBERT I. TUTTLE I11fmzt1'y Captain WILLIAM L. TYDINGS Infantry Captain CHARLIE A. VALVERDE Infantry Captain EDGARDO VAZQU EZ- BRUNO Infantry Captain PAUL J. VEVIA Infanfry C ap fain EDWARD E. WALKER Infantry C ap tain ROBERT J. WALLACE Infantry Caplain BERT S. VVAIHPLER Infanlry Caplafn JAMES V. VVARE Infantry C apfain RALPH L. WARE Infanlry Capfain GEORGE H. VVEEMS Infantry Captain WALTER K. WHEELER, JR I 11 fan fry Captain KENNETH S. WHITTE- MORE Infantry Captain FRED O. WICKHAM Illfaufry C a pfaiv-1 ROLAND C. WILKINS IIlfl17lf7'y , First LiL'ltl'E11llI1,l' RAYMOND J. VVILLIAM SON Illfllll fry First Licuteziaizt CHESTER M. WILLING- HANI I11fa11,try Captain, RAYMOND WILLIS Iilfalzfly Captain NORRIS A. WIDJBERLY Izifaiitry Calvlain ALBERT G. XVING Infunlry Vcilfffllill JARED I. XVOOD lllfllllflj' Caplain VVETHERED XVOODVVORTH Jlarine Cuffs C a Mai 11 HAROLD D. VVOOLLEY Ilzfanfry Cafvlailz ALFRED T. WRIGHT 111fa1z1'1'y Cdflfllfll VVILLIAIVI B. YANC ICY Infantry Captain EVERETT M. YON Infantry Captain JOHN T. ZELLARS Infantry HL5,!!.wa?l 21" ,II 7:1 "M 'gfqlqmruld-.,. .-gyiiliifbdjl fm, Illia!! .. H'.M5J1,- .fum ,gl I ' '-ji "f-fif " Af ' 'I ll xrhtl' H .. 1 ",,,1mH!',13vfifff J Wifi. .5 "M 4, "' if ff ,i 'ffbygwlla a1lEI'F If 1'm? yl ..f'::l"'Lf55jiIV HW 'vI4.l:':'I,4I In I I WJJIFII X- D HJIHIHM 4 ., H .11 I' 'T X . .. . :H .KWH I 'IM IL fw 4,1 3391" :fm Ml W, -"' I "UllIlll '.:, ...,..... 'mmf..,,,,y...,,,,,,, ,,,,l - gi' ' UIIIHHHIHHHIHlllllilllll NATIUNAL BLIAHU AND HESEHVE UFFIEEH5 CLASS CLASS HISTORY BOUT the 'first of November, 1922, each train arriving at the Palatial Union Station of Columbus, Georgia, disgorged a goodly number of gentle- men wearing the uniform of the National Guard and Officers' Reserve Corps. On these uniforms could he observed the insignia of nearly every state in the Union. They came from Blaine and California, North Dakota and Texas and all points between, to learn how the army was being run and to do their part in the general schente of National defense. Even far off Porto Rico and Hawaii had their representatives there. Alircrst befr re they realized they were at the Infantry School, they had been equipped with all the tools of their trade, including rifles, belts, and bayonets, tin hats, pistols, sketching kits, clip boards, and last but far from least, two beautiful suits of unionalls, one dainty blue, and the other sober brown. It later developed that the blue was for rainy months, and the brown fo'r the wet. The sketching equipment was the first to get a workout, and the puzzled brains of the students were deluged with such terms as: 'fAlidade, protractor, grid lines, azimuth, contour, clinometer and co-ordinatesf' However, it was but a very short time before they were discussing these mysterious articles as though they had known them all their lives. Before Armistice Day rolled around, we were well acquainted with Posse Comitatus, the State vs. Peabody and Habeas Corpus, who grouped themselves under the heading, Uhlartial Law and Riot Duty." Then there was Estimate of the Situation with the Reds and the Blues at their everlasting war over the Upatoi, each battalion being commanded by Lt. Col. B. There probably is no one in the history of the world who has had more influence over the lives of any body of men than Lt. Col. B. has had over ours. Toward the end of November, we came to the parting of the ways. The machine gunners went one way and the riflemen the other, never to meet except for the first half hour each trorning. when they armed themselves with the rifle, belt and bayonet and went forth to do battle with the I. D. R. and pamphlet No. 420-SO. YVhen last heard from, the pamphlets were leading by a comfortable margin. The riflemen now donned the blue L1I1lfO1'1'D of the laborer and drew triangles and sque-e-ezed that trigger for a solid month, while the machine gunners struggled through the intricacies of direct and indirect fire, angles of departure, combined sights, T. O. G., Q. E. and points B, D, and A. At this time the riflemen seemed to have the edge, for numerous portly officers were seen totin' Cthat's Georgian languageb heavy tripods and water jackets hither and yon on the post. , Later, however, the order was reversed, for While the machine gunners were having it easy with such simple weapons as the 37 lXfTlX'I. and the Stokes Trench hffortar, the riflemen were developing sore arms throwing little empty grenades and double timing all over the reservation with bayonets fixed on rifles at the high port, jumping over, into and cut of trenches, over barbed Wire, climbing ten-foot walls, at the same time killing an army of imaginary foes. Some of the incidents of this period will be always remembered by the members of the class. For instance, there was the machine gunner that set his sights but failed to elevate his gun, and then could not understand why he coulcln't get on his target. Then there was the young gentleman who, in automatic rifle rapid fire practice. loaded his piece with a magazine full of immediate action cartridges and spent half the day reducing stoppages. K llusketry, too, was the cause of several amusing happenings. One ofhcer, in a tire superiority problem, insisted upon crossing the line of lire of two or three ritles and an automatic ritle, but strange to say, he survived, although there was a sign of great activity about the ambulance on duty at the range. The one great fact that stands out above all others is that T. N. T. is the greatest of all explosives. although none of the grenades used for instruction purposes was loaded with it. Then the bayonet, small, and weighing but little, is a mighty agent when on the rille of the soldier. The only drawback to this estimable weapon is that all bayonet training is done at the double. lfach day the ollicers of the bayonet class could be seen dragging their weary feet toward their quarters, talking to themselves. An eavesdropper would have heard them say: "XVell, there is nine hours gone, only eleven more to go." All members of the class will long remember the i'Contour Special," which earned its name by the difiiculty with which it climbed the numerous contours on the reservation. Then as the course drew near its conclusion, we again met our old friend, Lt. Col. B., who once more assumed command of the Blue forces which were still at war with the Reds across the Upatoi. It appeared that we had been brought to the school to assist the instructors, who never seemed to know what to do. Day after day, we were handed little mimeographed slips of paper with something on them that puzzled the instructors. The members of the class, being always willing to help, would read them carefully and down near the bottom would find the words for which they were looking, which invariably were: "Required-Your action," It was really Lt. Col. Bfs problem, but that never stood in the way of these gentlemen, who gladly plunged into' the spirit of the thing and helped poor old Lt. Col. B. out of his difficulty. On January 31, 1923, the class graduated, leaving Posse Comitatus, Az E. llduth, Lt. Col. B. and their companions to the tender mercies of future students. It was a good war While it lasted, and many friendships were formed that will last for years. VVho is there of the class of 1922-1923 that will ever forget: Easley's silvery tenor ringing out in the song of his own composition: "Drill and Command?" Hopf and the ten-foot ladder always in evidence upon his chest? The sweet, lilting, haunting melodies with which Van Horn used to entertain on his combination mouth organ and victrola? The football teams that were organized in the class but never played a game? The little one-eyed purp, Clara, that early adopted the rifle section, following them wherever they went, and chasing all tresspassers off the reservation. Calculator, one of the institutions of the Infantry School? The dog with thousands of friends? The million other dogs? The mad rush when the billeting oFlice announced that quarters in the frame buildings were available for some of the officers? How hard it was to End the orderly when the bath house was cold and there was no' hot water for bathing? , The vast stretch of undulating prairie that reached from Biglerville to the instruc- tion area, and how glad we were to be picked up by some more fortunate person with an automobile? The fine party given to our class by the members of the Advanced Class? The mess hall at Biglerville where they never served goldfish? The gang around the bulletin board when someone discovered that the standings of an examination were posted? The feeling of gloom that descended over the camp when the Comptroller an- nounced his famous decision regarding rental allowance for the officers with de- pendents? The unofficial class in equitation with Hotspur h'IcGowan as one of the ring- leaders? The Q. BI. Sales Store that was to open when we were in classes and closed promptly when we were off duty? The crickets that ate up so many a nice uniform and ran away with a coat belonging to Virginia Jones? The other cricket that was not on the reservation? Y How promptly some of the lieutenants doubled their bars when they received notice of promotion? The Kiwanis party with its lpossum and ,taters and darkey songs? How the seventh squad of the rifle section continually quarreled? The lockers in which we were expected to store our equipment, but which would hold just about half of what we were issued? And how the sketching kit had to be left outside, because there was no room for it? That famous saying in the midst of a conference: "Ten minute break?,' That other one: "Are there any questions ?" How sleepy everyone was during the hrst conference after lunch? How Singletary would pick up duds and try to take them apart, to the joy of his neighbors? How the lectures were called K'ConferencesH to save the dignity of the student? How the sirens of the fire department would scream in the night? Our old friend the stretch, that gave us poise to the tune of f'One-chew, One- chew?" ' President Brovvn's bear hunt at Christmas time? The parade in which we "lX'Iarched like VVest Point Cadets ?,' The little pink slips that invited us to call on the Assistant Commandant? How Howard asked questions when on terrain exercise? 41:3 'A 'I I i I W l 1 L 1 F w E fy R 1 f X. xi ll- -1 i 2 K I v i w ,, i i v l First Liezzlwzazzt WHITMAN W. ADAFMS l1if1'S51f5.s'ffD pi N. G. C a ju tain HOMER NI. ALLEN 111fI'S50ZlI'f N. G. Captain CARL E. ANDERSON North Dakota N. G. Sccoud Lfieuteimnt CARL I. ANDERSON Ofiifcrs Resctwe Corps Captain JOHN S. ANDERSON .P6lLl1SjPI'UUl1ill N. G. Captain ' ALFRED F. BAILOT .Unssaclttrsvtts N. G. Fifzvl l.1'c11lv11u11l CLAUDE L. BARKLEY uf-1' ' ' . clllfdll A. Cf. Capluin HENRY E. BATEMAN ,qfl'Il'j'f41llf1 X. G. Firsl 1,1-fllffllllllf JESSE E. BISHOP f1I'kt1Il.S'H.Y N. C. First Liuzzfenaazl JAY G. BROVVER Ol1i0VN. G. Captaiiz LESTER E. BROWN I-Wllfllf' N. G, Firsi Z,fL'ZlfI?!IU1If FRANK H. CAIVIPBELL Oficers Resrwe Corps Cap tain JOHN H. CAREY Offirrrs Reserve Corps Captain VVALTON B. CHRISTENSEN Iowa N, G. Cnqlvtai-11 JANIES R. COOPER Offvcrs Resfrife Corps C afvfain XVILLIAM V. COPELAND Norilz Carolina N. G. First Liczzfezzanz' GEORGE D. CRAVVFORD Infva N. G. Captain. I 1. H. B. CROAFF Al'i:011U N. G. First Liculcnaul JAIVIES A. CRUICKSHANK Vcrnmnt N. G. SFFOIIU' Liczllvvzauf LYNN F. DALY Illinois N. G. First Lieutenant GEORGE L. DILLAVVAY, JR J1'IUSSUl'lIIl5Fff5 N. G. First LiL'1lf6'lIUIIf ' JOHN C. DOLAN Massaclzusetfs N. G. Captain JOHN W. EASLEY, IR Vivfgiuia N. G. First Lieufevzazzt ROY D. GARRETT Norflz Dafbom N. G. First L1'vzz7el1a7zt EDVVARD GILCHRIST ' .Yew York N. G. Capfain EDGAR F. GOAD Cai1'fu1'11ia. N, G. Firsi Lirlzfelzzrlzt MORRIS GOLDFEDER Oklulzuma N. G, Captain GORDON BVI. GOLTZ Jlirlzigan N. G. Captain SAMUEL L. GORDON OmL'L'l'5 .R05L'I'i'E Corps Captain A. A. GROETSCH JfI..VSO'HI'I. N. G. First 1.fCHf4'IllllIf EARNEST GROH .1ll'.Y.S'0lll'l' X. G. Scrum! Lfculrzzaul C. I. HILLARD .-llabanm N. G. First Livnlcualzl R. F. HINKLENIAN Nc-zv York N. G. Caffailz, C. N. HOBBS Florida N. G. Second Lltdllffillllllf ALFRED I. HOMAN OH5ce1's Reserve Corps First I,iEl'Lf6llCl71f EARNEST A. HOPF Officers Reserve Corps Cafviaiu GASTON S. HOVVARD Tc.1'c1s N. G. Capmin VVILLIANI HUSTON Pr'111zsyIf'a111'a N. G. Firsf Livufenmzt LEWIS R. JAHNS Offircrs Rcsczvc Corps Firsf L1'cnfe11a11f EARNEST JONES 7'1'I'gl.lEI.H N. G. Capfniu LAVVRENCE E. JONES Nebraska N. G. First Livufczzmzt CLETUS E. KILE PL'1II15j'1T'G1lI'tI N. G. Cufvluin VVILLIABI KLEIFGAN Indiana N. G. First Lfvulvrzanf JOHN VV. . LANGENBACK OfEl'L'l'.S' Rcsvlvc' Corps Cajvfrzilz NEWELL B. LEE Oificws Rf'scrz'e Corps First Liv-11!e11c111f ROBERT C. LIGHT Officers Rescrzfe Corps Capfain WALTER A. MCCORD Officers R'e,rm'zfe Corps Cafffczizzv JOHN MCCUEN Olclahonza N. G. First J.iC'llfL'I1Cl7lf DONALD W. MCGQWAN New Jersey N. G. Cczptuizzv HUGH I. MAINORD Tclzlzrssce N. G. ClII7fl7l'll' BRIAN MATTER Of??cers Resewe Corps First L1'c1Lfe1'1a1zt YVILLIAM J. MAXVVELL CUIIII-Cffifilf N. G. Capta-in GEORGE N. MILLER JIfllI'jFI!1llli N. G. SCCO1ld L1'6'ltfE7lllIlt HGIVIER A. MILLICAN Georgia N. G. Cafvluin RAY B. RIINISR l'c'I'IIlUlll X. G. Firsl 1.l.a'1!fv.'llt1Hf KIERLE S. MITCHELL Jllflll-Sill! .N. Cf. Fira! LlLl'll1CIltIIIf JOHN H. MORRISON Iowa X. G. Firsl Liculezzazzf JOHN C. EX-IOSIER New Yuri? N. G. Captain SAMUEL F. IVIOYER Kansas N. G. Captain BASIL E. NEWTON Arkaazrsas N. G. . First Liculenazzt ROBERT H. NORTON New York N. G. Captain JOHN T. O'MEARA 1Wa.vsoc11mvfl.f N. G. First L1'F1lfEI1Ullf CHARLES S. OOTS, JR AfI'lIlIL'.YOI'!l N. G. Second .Ll'C'lllL'7IUlIf DONALD M. PEARSON Offirrrs Resolve Corps Cofffuin JOHN PENTLAND Colzllorfffuz' N. G. Captrzizz NAT S. PERRINE Tiaras N. G. Scrond Liculwzanl H. E. PETERS H"0Sl11.llgf0ll N. G. Calduill FREDERICK L. POND Pvlzlzsyltwzlia N. G. First LI.L'llf6'IlGllf GEORGE VV. POXVELL New .fvrsey N. G. Cafwiain THQNIAS C. QUINN flIlI5.S'UCf11l.YCffS N. G. Captain C. O. RAINE, JR. !lJiss01z1'1' N. G, First Lieutenant OVID L, REEDER Illdfllllfl N. G. Q First Lieuiefzant CLARK C. RICE Ohio N. G. Second Lfeulmzanl JAMES ROBINSON Ofivcrs Resewc Corps Svrond Lieufwzazlf CHARLES A. ROSE Texas N. G. Cajvfain GORDON C. ROSS ' Hawaii N. G. First Liezztenant CHARLES H. RUSHTON New Y ork N. G. Captain. W. H. SCISCOE I7'ICi1'UlZfl N. G. Caflailz JAKIES T. SCULKIAN ll 1.n'n1l.v11r N. Cf. Caflaiu RUDOLPH I. SEYFREID Colorado N. G. Firsl Ll.L'1!fl'Hl1lIf RICHARD B. SHAW' Ohio N. G. Firsf L1'r'uIe11a11t JOHN H. SINGLETARY Alabama N. G. Captain J. H. STAN G lMZ'Cll1'gG1Z- N. G. CU,bfG1-11 MARVIN Di STEEN Texas N. G. Captain EDWARD C. STOVER, IR Oiicers Reserve Corps Captain I HORACE E. THORNTON Illinois N. G. First Licziienant JOHN W. THORPE Miuzicsofa N. G. Scfoud Lieutwzazzt ALFRED T. TRIAY Ofiifers Reserve Corps Captain Q F. W. TURNER U"c'sz' Virgizzia N. G. Cczptain EDWARD W. VAN HORN Orvgmzv N. G. Cafvlaiu NIANU EL VARELA Porto Rico N. G. First Liculeuunl ROBERT H. VERHAGE Ohio N. G. Captain . HARVEY C. VERMILYEA L'Vt.S'C0lISI'II' N. G. First Lz'cute11a11t EDWARD R. WAGNER Illinois N. G. First Lieutenant RAYMOND I. WAITE, JR New York N. G. Captain KEN DALL FA. WALTON Kansas N. G. U Captaia CLYDE E. WARDEN Ufest Vi1'gim'a N. G. Captain FRANK E. WEBB Califorma N. G. First Lieutenant WILLIAM A. WILSON Georgia N. G. F-irst L-ieufemut MIAMI O. YORK Nebraska N. G. F-irst Lieutenant EDIWUND G. YOUNG Of7irc1's Reserve C01'j2s EENEHAL UFFIEEH5 ELA55 5 QV f ." T' H4 Fix LY 1 f UJQX T . L Nl Elipig W f- ' N5 ' N X fa N Qi Qiqg ggi X - f ,,, ,E Ek .gl 'f E N fi- - 1 1 'f-' 3 , h . :Nd XSL X BRIG. GEN. W. D. CONNOR U. S. Army. v BRIG. GEN. R. P. DAVIS U. S. Army. COLONIQI, CAMPBELI, KING U. S. A1-my BRIG. GENERAL EDWIN B. VVINANS :Stub nt e E301 I '11 'Wu 261: 2- ff, :koi f. 'Qui 3511-z3ir31 533510 ariiuihe ,Un-gsmom 1 A gimiiomeb B3 My fame. Siujsulskem comenig WY gc em bone, Oufos-'i5,nSX'i'xS at fork gbcmimg. Wife ua ,KKXS bnqcfw bdxiqixkmeoqr api, 5 orcjuc xx-5 pm' ifooii-SY1 QHQSYXBXXS Ex? uw Wgqjwz 'chose wixo nah 1909556 431195-'don-5, Qwumoqq new Seah ue noi 'mk on Ebefu-axons, Bjbeimev ue YY omiovgmumb Ep: Qiqmhous. ,afar Niime 'me X60 Qxoskfuvgkhe Umiia, mb We tbfacixhoavts. for mv mb mov, Emb Wen. f m' , d wg: 1 Q: W QX X . ' - '54 .. S g r Z 'A 1l L WIZEZI I u QQ 5 Eff I ul? i., if fi' S: .Q J- - QQH A -- '-- Y I U 1: ' 4 -I m41f f2' I A I '--- i ll. K .viii -ffw. c A TH'-ETIE5 .wx 1 fnufffvlf, , 7 K X . , Dix. ,gig U ' f X A., , iff. . Q M 2 2 4 , Xx x via' IF QQ' X W f 2 Q ZWXNX X NW he MX A2 ,JW X- ww ff W 5:-L xl W, W 1-Y Idea ' Ex 1 W LQ lu X A X ' 4 fi ' . 1 W--R , W ' ins: -. I1-1 j ry, LIEUT.-COLONEL IAS. G. HANNAH, Infmztry Chief of Athletics-1922-23. Head Coach Baseball-1922-23. ATHLETICS HE Infantry School occupies a unique place in army athletics. It is the only service school or post where a collegiate program is carried on in all the major sports. ln View of the great amount of splendid athletic ma- terial contained in the student classes which annually re- ported it was realized three years ago what an important part competitive athletics with the various Southern uni- versities and colleges would pay in the community life of Fort Benning and how close such a program would bring the Infantry to those with whom our teams came in contact. Infantry School Representatives, therefore, in 1920, sought entrance in the Southern In- tercollegiate Athletic Association, W IIILIKVRX then the largest and most powerful i ' lflf-ri'1'1h' IIl'I.XD CILXVII 'J organization in the South. The In- 1""'r"1'm"f'-lime CAPT. S. F. GRISWOLD, INFANTRY I-Imam COACH BASKET-BALL-1923 fantry School was readily accepted as a suitable com- petitor and members urged to open relations with us. Qui' overtures met instant response until now there is hardly a Southern institution with Whom the In- fantry School teams have not competed in one of the major sports. The Infantry School has become known throughout the South and its oflicers and men have been brought into close touch with the communities where our teams have played and particularly With the student bodies of the colleges who Will furnish the leaders of tomorrow. Altogether the teams of the Infantry School have made very commendable records during the last three years. Despite handicaps and hardships the teams have given the best that was in them and have exemplified the infantry spirit of never quitting. The possibilities are unlimited and the athletic teams of the Infantry School will continue to be a credit to the great service which they repre- sent. 1'5' gag fi? l N I llfl ff i ff Thi' Yllf tell? Wal . X v FUUTBALL 5 F H l pw. Q g , 'X I, - , -'ag -' ,I ' ' ' . I N . i 5'-JA, .As it -M' X-,ef ,A .,, , 4, 'J , rw- 4. -.., f . 4 :ga ' ev' 1.-. 2? ' e- ' -l Q M- " -ik-' "" ' .-- .V ' A... . 4 A, M L ,. ,- , . - , , . INFANTRY Foofr1sAL.L TEAM. CWi11ners Inter-Service Championship of the South.j Bottom Row, sitting QLeft to Rightl: Daniels, Zell- Top ROW, standing QLeft to Righty: Leman fllflan- ars, Coates, Sharpe, Ware, Kinman, Lynch, Coghlan, agerj, lldilburn QHeacl Coachl, Yon, Bartow, Hutchinson. Gayle, Geisford, Adams, Peckinpaugh, Christ, Shoe, Goodyear, Liston, Lehman, Davis, Still, WCCIUS Middle Row, sitting CLeft to' Rightj : Cornell, Howard, CLine Coachj. Backman, MacNab, Chapman, fActing Captainj, Absent: Mellon CCaptainj, Gee, Malone, Davis, H. Rogers, Henry, Smith, Parker, Ritter, Ellis. H., Underwood, Lambert, Legge, Clind Coachj Kutchko, Rice, O'Meara, Powell, Stang. , 4 CAPT. F. C. MELLON, Captain Football-1922 -Q, 'E 5 CAPT. E. G. CHAPMAN, JR Field Captain-1922 THE DOUGHBOY VARSITY 1922 Line-Left to right: COATESY, ELLIS, YON, IVIACNAB, STILL, BACKMAN, GAYLE. Backs-Left to right: CHAPMAN, HUTCHINSON, Roc- ERS, LEHMAN. THE DOUGHBOY VARSITY 1 9 2 2 1' gm I f YPRSAA- yang .. A 0 ii -i .gp-if .VM Line-Left to right: VVARE, HOYVARD, SHARPE, BAR- TOVV, COGIILAN, PARKER, DAVIS. Backs-Left to right: GESSFORD, DANIELS, HENRY, ZELLARS, LISTON, KINMAN. FOOT BALL SQUAD 1922 IVIAJOR A. R. UNDERWOOD, ....... . ....................Infantry, . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . . Infantry, . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . . .Cavalry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry . . .Infantry .. . . .Infantry . . . .Q. M. C . . . . . .Infantry CAPTAIN FRANK C. MELLON,. .. CAPTAIN A. J. MAcNAB,. . .. CAPTAIN J. J. COGHLAN,... CAPTAIN R. S. GESSFORD, ..... . CAPTAIN M. B. GOODYEAR,. . .. CAPTAIN ARTHUR H. ROGERS, .. CAPTAIN JOHN T. ZELLARS, ...... . CAPTAIN DONALD M. BARTOw,. . .. CAPTAIN THOMAS HENRY, ...... CAPTAIN S. G. BACKMAN,... CAPTAIN R. G. LEHMAN .... CAPTAIN E. M. YON,. . . .. CAPTAIN R. M. STILL,. . .. CAPTAIN SAM HOwARD,. .. CAPTAIN R. O. SHOE, ..... . CAPTAIN VV. L. RITTER, ...... . CAPTAIN KENT C. LAMBERT, .. CAPTAIN E. G. CHAPAIAN,... CAPTAIN C. P. LYNCH, ..... . CAPTAIN R. L. VVARE, ........ . CAPTAIN A. G. HUTCHINSON,... FIRST LIEUT FAY SMITH, ..... . FIRST LIEUT GUY KINR'IAN,. . .. FIRST LIEUT. ENIRICR KUTCHKO, .. FIRST LIEUT H. J. LISTON, .... . FIRST LIEUT. R. B. GfXYI.E,. .. FIRST LIEUT D. L. ADAMS,.... FIRST LIEUT. NV. E. CHRIsT,... FIRST LIEUT. T. M. CORNELL, ..... FIRST LIEUT. C. F. GBE, .......... . FIRST LIEUT. E. M. PECKINPAUGH, FIRST LIEUT PAUL B. BCIALONE, JR.,. .. SERGT J. B. ELLIS, ................ SERGT SERGT. . H. D. SHARPE, ............ . E. C. DAVIS, ........... FRANK SEBEKATY, ....... . CORPORAL VVILLIAM C. PARKER, . . . CORPORAL C. E. COATES, ...... . CORPORAL E. A. DANIELS, ................ Co. "H", 29th Infantry SERGT. COACHING S CAPTAIN F. W. IVIILBURN, ................. Infantry, Head Coach CAPTAIN BARNWELL R. LEGGE,. .. CAPTAIN GEORGE H. WEEMS, ...... FIRST LIEUT. BROOKE W. LEMAN,. .. ........ Infantry, Manager .......... I.S.D. ..........I5th Tank Bn. . . . .CO. UG," 29th Infantry S.D., ....Co. "A", 29th Infantry TAFF . . . .Infantry, Assistant Coach, . . . .Infantry, drsirtzznt Coach, F D i SCORES 1922 Infantry .... . . . 54-Piedmont College . . Infantry . . . . . I2-XVOl:fOl'Cl College . . . . . . Infantry .. . O-University of Tennessee Infantry .... . O-'liulane University ...... Infantry .... . . . O-Auburn CAlabama Poly.j Infantry .... . 0-Carson K Newman College Infantry . .. ........ 3-Oglethorpe University .. Infantry .. ...,....... I5-lxIZ1l'll1CS, Paris Island, .. QSouthern Service Championsbipj Infantry .... ....,.... I 4-University of Mississippi Infantry . . . . 2'71hIC1'CCl' University . . . . . . RESUME. Games Played IO Games YVon 5 Games Lost 5 Percentage .500 Points Scored 125 Points Against 128 SCHEDULE 1923 At Home Sept. 29-Piedmont College. Oct. 6-North Georgia Agricultural College. Oct. 20-Wofford College. Nov. 2-Pending. Nov. IO-Carson 31 Newman College. Nov. 17-Oglethorpe University. Nov. 24-Nlarines CSouthern Service Championshipj Dec. I-University of Mississippi. Abroad Oct. I3-MC1'CCf University at Macon, Georgia. Oct. 27-Auburn CAlabama Poly.j at Auburn, Alabama THE 1922 SEASON WENTY FGUR candidates representing the advance guard of the I Infantry 1922 football squad reported for their first practice on September 4th. They took the field clad in track togs in an effort to combat the fiery tropical sun which burned from the clear skies of Georgia. Condition was the paramount object of the Infantry coaches, and for the Hrst few Weeks the Doughboys were kept busy getting legs, backs, arms and Wind into shape and reducing convex Waist lines. Every effort was directed to develop a team which would be able to go the limit every second and the full sixty minutes of the grid game. With the arrival of the student classes about the middle of September the size of the squad gradually grew until some sixty-five men Were daily reporting for practice. Captain Milburn, head coach, arrived from Platts- burg and took charge of the Workouts assisted by Captains Weems and Legge, line coaches, and later by Captain Lambert in the backheld. There Was a unity of purpose and enthusiastic in- terest Which had not been present the year before. Various methods of play acquired under various coaches and Well drilled into the heads of the individ- ual players were submerged to suit the methods which the Infantry coaches adopted and this Was done With a cheerfulness that was splendid. lNfIature men sought to bring back the days of youth and to overcome the effect of years in an effort to place a Winning Infantry varsity in the field. Stud- ents and permanent personnel ungrudgingly made sac- rifices of time and energy. Bit by bit condition came, plays Were acquired and individuals molded into a team. With games With four major elevens the Infantry faced the hardest schedule in its history and for that matter in the en- CAPTMN LEGGE ' - END COACH, 1922 tue South' The team as a Whole was lighter than in 1921 but it was more evenly balanced. A splendid lot of first line and reserve material gradually de- veloped. This was the situation on September 3oth when the Infantry played its opening game with Piedmont College. Qutweighed and outplayed by the strong Blue offense, the lighter collegians were whitewashed by a 54 to o score. An attendance of three thousand established a record for an opening game. True to custom, Coach Milburn used the entire squad and it natur- ally follows that a great many names may be mentioned as contributing to the day's success. Fay Smith and Mellon were the outstanding stars and principal ground gainers. These two backs dashed for long gains about the op- posing ends time and time again, aided by perfectly timed interference. Chapman handled the signal position with splendid headwork and a coolness and precision which did much to make the victory possible. Kin- man, Henry, Lehman, Sebukaty, and Zellars were other prominent back- field stars while hfIacNab, Peckinpaugh, Coates, Gee and Yon took honors in the line. The Infantry showed a varied offense combining a fast end attack with the aerial game and hard line plunging. Seven out of twelve passes were completed and two of these went for touchdowns. The Infantry line was so aggressive that Piedmont failed to make a first down. The game was unusually free from the customary first game blunders and fumbles, and the Infantry did not once ,- fglfa lose the ball on fumbles. Gratified with this showing the Infantry was pre- pared for the next conflict with Wofford College of fir . - 1 , f,- fy, in , ' ,. .,,'....f, Spartanburg. On the following Saturday these two ,513 '4g:51L,3-, 1 elevens met at the local Driving Park and again the . r V ,. . , Max ,. .T Infantry won by a score of I2 to o. fi fy gm' 6, hril ,7,,,... I ay The score would have been larger but that a ver- . A itable cloudburst gave the light Woffordians decided LZ- assistance. Time and time again the Blue backs of the Infantry would carry the ball to the opposing goal line and then would come the inevitable fumblej Ball and field were slippery and every fumble was excus- able. Line plunging Was the order of the day inter- spersed with a few end runsg any semblance of for- ward passing was impossible. CAPTAIN Wwmrs, LINE COACH, 1922 Chapman and lVlellon did most of the line smashing and time and time again tore big gaps in the Terrier defenses. Sebukaty and Smith also contributed largely to the ground gaining. Adams, l'eekinpaugh, Gee, and Bartow loomed up as the best choice of the lincmen. Due to the wet lield play was delayed time and time again and the lnlantry line could not make its full power felt. The University of Tennessee was the next eleven to face the Infantry and the Volunteers brought the strongest team they have had in years. The game proved an acid test and although the lnfantry lost by a I5 to o score the battle proved that the team had plenty of power to hold the husky Volunteers to such a small tally. The lnliantry opened with a rush and carried the ball down the lield on successive plays to the very shadow of Tennessee's goal. Here came a costly fumble, Tennessee recovered, and the best scoring opportun- ity ol' the afternoon vanished. Clayton and Campbell led a dazzling offense which gave the Volun- teers their lirst touchdown. A hidden ball play and delayed buck, coupled with passes from Campbell to Clayton, were responsible for most of the gains. The linal touchdown was the result of poor punting by the In- lantry. Gayle and Coates played spectacular games and time and time again smothered the Volunteer llank attacks. Mellon did most of the ground gaining while Chapman played a strong game at the start but weakened in the latter stages. Yon was the best choice of the lnliantry mid-line and did some brilliant tackling. BLUE T195 'N - 54' tm Mas: J . X j C. f 'ff ' T ff x si! cr 4 ' fist ,QE sbrx 50X-fw X iw Maya Gaines may conie anal go but seltloin will a11y prove more thrilling than the I4 to I3 classic between the lnliantry antl Mississippi. lt was a beautifully playctl anal hartl fought gznne which was a11ybotly's lllllll tl1e last secontl :intl the lnliantry won by the narrow lllZll'f.flll ol' one poi11t after touclnlown. hlississippi scoretl first-then the lnliantryg again hlississippi anil once more the lnliantryg-so the story 1'an. 'lihe 1nen lironi the Delta Country niissctl one try lor point while l,i1llll1L'I'l' bootetl two perfect tlrop- liicks between the posts lor the lnliaintry. So passetl the inost exciting game of the season. tlilllllf anal time again the lnliantry rolletl over the opposing li11e. Straight football honors went to us but the Mississippi eleven al111ost equalizetl niatters with a perliect air attack. 'lihey provctl to be the best passing team seen in actio11 on the local lieltl last season. Lambert and Chapinan starretl lor the lnliantry. lN'lilburn, fellars, antl Smith also clai1nctl lanrels lor baclalieltl work while l,ClllllIlll anal Gayle perliorinecl splentlitlly on the entls. liacluiian, Atlains, antl l'arlcer gave meritorious exhibitions in the line. lt was Atlanis' best game ol' his three years with the Infantry. 'lille season closetl with another brilliant victory when we triuniphetl over the big lVlercer eleven. 'lihe Baptists hatl been tl1e favorites but tl1e pretlictions were sniashctl to hits when the Infantry tlisplayetl an unbeat- able ollcnse ancl won 27 to 13. 'lihe squatl louncl its full power that clay and gave the best exhibition ol' the year. 'lierrilic li11e plunging, a tiniely and successful air attack, coupletl with brilliant entl running by Rogers were the features. f' N- JN? ft if is T Q? i- 'E X im Zag , fe - b 1? G 'i J x TD .f ff! Q! M15-X le ,al ,si sow' - I " Y al n Z il. 1 If ci? 21 Xe? A AX ' if We . Lehman and Chapman starred in the Doughboy backfield. The former gained most ground while Chapman did some brilliant tackling. Peckinpaugh and Gee carried off line honors. The Infantry felt the strain of the three hard battles with Tennessee, Tulane, and Auburn, and the squad was weakened by injuries. These contributed in no small degree to our defeats by Carson and Newman and Oglethorpe. The Baptists downed the Infantry to the tune of 25 to O while the Stormy Petrels claimed the long end of a I4 to 3 score. It was Rogerls toe that gave us our only score when he booted a perfect field goal from an almost impossible angle. These two games proved to be the last losses, for the team came back with great power and finished the season with an unbroken series of victories. The first to fall were the lVIarines from Paris Island, and with this victory came the Inter-Service Championship of the South. The Infantry won by a I5 to O score and in Winning put forth one of its best fights of the year. This game, like many others, was Won by the air route. Twice in the first half the ball was carried to the lVIarines one yard line but lost on downs there. In the third half the Infantry took to the air and both touchdowns came as a result of an unbroken series of passes. Chapman, Lambert, Smith, Milburn, Kinman, Rogers, and Zellars gave spectacular exhibitions in the backfield. Adams, Gayle, Yon, Ellis, and Bartow upheld honors in the line. The Infantry employed a "pony backfieldn for the first time in this game and with great success. Aix 80 ggi! ff x7 Q lbfxri ASS bmw is V X! s - I ZAR I J Libffv Tennessee proved to be the first of several stumbling blocks, for the powerful teams of Tulane, Auburn, and Carson and Nc-wman were met in succession and the Infantry lost each game. They were all played abroad and completed the road schedule. The Tulane-Infantry game was a big feature of thc- American Legion National Convention ai New Urleans. Aside from a defeat it proved to be the most serious blow of the entire season for bfellon, captain and star fullback, and Coates, game little end, went out with severe injuries. Mellon sustained a broken leg and Coates a broken foot. Mellon was out of the game for the rest of the season. A torrid sun and sandy field played havoc at Tulane, but in spite of this the Infantry gained more yardage and completed three forward passes to one for Tulane. It was the Infantry's inability to score at crucial moments, coupled with brilliant work and spectacular dashes by Alfred, Brown, and hlaloney for Tulane, that gave Tulane the victory by a score of I8 to o. For the Infantry Milburn, Chapman, Adams, Coates, and Peckinpaugh were bright lights. The annual battle with the Auburn Tiger came the following Satur- day. VVith Nlellon and Coates out and facing the most powerful eleven the Tigers have had in five years the Infantry lost a 30 to o game. Fast runs around the Infantry flanks were responsible for most of the Tiger gains and Shirey and Scott were the outstanding choices of the opposing backfield. The Infantry opened with a splendid air attack and carried the ball straight down the field in the third quarter but the Auburn forwards held on their own seven yard line. The Infantry completed exactly twice as many passes as did the Tigers. 45' 1 I ego?" Q 'b , Q .,.,---i,:.-.if.J:., .5-.L -3 6 1 7,'ev4 Q 1 -iflf f fi lm f f gi, 5 " N F 1- N TJ?' fffffppy, -Ji2ipK,NJjf?4. THE SQUAD 1 9 2 3 Bottom Row, Left to right: ANDREWS, VEVIA SMITH, acting captain, MCMILLAN, OLM- STEAD, Rocrc. Top Row, Left to right: LIPPINCOTT, GIBSON MILLARD, BRAND, VVHITTEMORE, GAYLE 1VIanager. THE SQUAD C.'XP'l'.-XIN P. J. YIax'I.x, .... . . .Infz1ntry, C.xIf'I'.xIN 'I'mI S. BIc.xxn,. . . .. .Inf:1ntry, C.'XP'1'.XlN A. IC. .'XNl7RliWS,. . . . . .lnfuntl-y, C.'XP'1'.-XIN J. R. I.II'IfIxc'cI'I"I',. . . . . Infantry, C.'XP'l'.XIN K. S. XVIII I"I'IaxIcIRIa,. .. ...InfzmtI-y, C.-xIfI'.xIN JIIIIN 5. MIIIIIII-: ,. .. ...lnfnntn-y, CIxI"I'.-TIN XV. XV. AIII.I,.XRD,. . . . . Infantry, C.-XIYIIXIN ,IIJIIN Ifl. C.iIIsSuN,.. . . .II1fZ1I1tl'f,', C.-XPTIXIN M. E. CJI,NlS'1'Ii.XD,. . . . infantry, FIRST LIIil"l'. R. B. fI.XYI.Ii,.. ...Infanu-y, FIRST LII-1L"l'. L. B. Rm'K,. . . . .II1fZll1fl'y, FIRST LIIcI'T. lin' SIIITII, ....... . . .Infanu-y, SECOND LII'1L"1'. GIaoIacII-1 FIIINNI-zx, ......... . . .Infnnn-y, COACHING STAFF CAPTAIN S. F. GRISWULD, ........... Infantry, I-Inari Coach, FIRST LIEUT. BROOIQI: W. LIENIIXN, ...... Infantry, Alamzgcr. e G, . ,law 'h..,:' E : 1 NG View J I - N W INPRNTIZY 59 AUBURN 52 9 DATES SCORES TEAMS December 12. West Point Athletic Club, December 15. Gordon Institute ....... December 20. Auburn CAlabama Polyj January January January January January January January January January January January January 30. February February February February February February February February 26. University of Georgia ..... Atlanta Athletic Club ..... University of Chattanoga.. Spartanburg Y. lll. C. A.. .. Wofford College ......... University of Tennessee ..... Carson Sc Newman College llfl ercer University ...... . Spartanburg Y. llfl. C. A.. Wofford College ......... Albany Y. M. C. A. ..... . Birmingham Athletic Club. . Columbus Y. lVI. C. A.. .. Auburn CAlabama Polyj. Piedmont College ........ 13. Columbus Y. llfl. C. A.. .. 14. Carson Sc Newman College 17. lVIacon Y. M. C. A. ..... . . Centre College ..... .. . Albany Y. M. C. A. .... . WHERE PLAYED SCORES INEANTRY-OPPONENT Ft. Benning, Ga. ...... 39 8 Fort Benning, Ga. ...... 52 22 Fort Benning, Ga. ..... 39 32 Fort Benning, Ga. ...... 25 I7 Atlanta, Ga. .... ..... 1 3 28 Chattanooga, Tenn. ..... IQ 33 Spartanburg, S. C. ..... 20 43 Spartanburg, S. C. ..... 33 31 Knoxville, Tenn. ....... I3 I9 Jefferson City, Tenn.. . .19 25 llflacon Ga. ......... 1..7 35 Fort Benning Ga. ...... 22 28 Fort Benning, Ga. ..... 16 34. Fort Benning, Ga. ..... 23 I7 Birmingham, Ala. ...... 25 33 Fort Benning, Ga. ..... 36 22 Auburn, Ala. .......... IQ 24 Fort Benning, Ga. ..... 28 IQ Columbus, Ga. ......... 32 31 Fort Benning, Ga. ...... 24 29 Fort Benning, Ga. ...... 34 II Fort Benning, Ga. ..... . Albany, Ga. .... , V n lST L114:1v'r. Far Sxirrrx portion of the taken the first BASKETBALL STORY of Infantry basketball activities must in- clude in addition to the results of 1922-23 a brief resume of last year since only a portion of the schedule had been completed at the time the 1922 Doughboy went to press. 9 The IQZI-22 season may be classed as successful in every aspect. A splendid tt-am played a hard schedule I which brought them face to face with some of the strong- est college lives in the United States. Decidedly the hardest schedule was the lvestern Conference trip part of January. It was the hrst time a Southern quint had ever invaded the floors of the Big Ten I and may be School. - 4 .L llc CAPT. VEVIA. The names of Cranston, Johnson, Vevia, lVIcQuarrie, Smith, Whittemore, lVIcCasky, Rundell, will be long remem- ber as the bright lights of this splendid team. Inspired with the successes of last year the Infantry un- dertook another strong schedule for IQ22-23. With the ex- ception of the Conference trip practically all of the big games of the preceding year were repeated and a few additional ones scheduled. taken as a decided compliment to the Infantry V ' Twenty-six games were played and the In- I fantry won eighteen. But one Southern Col- lflgdlbl 4' I E f lege defeated the Infantry and this honor went A e to Georgia Tech. Likewise with but one ex- cfm-. 1s11Lr..mb ception the Infantry had an unbroken series of victories on its home court. Two of the hardest and most brilliantly fought games of the year were played with the Columbus NY." Each team scored one victory by the narrowest margins and al- though a third game was discussed to decide the tie it was never played. . .Q CAPT. BIOORE Twenty odd promising candidates reported to Head Coach Griswold for their first workout the last week in 5 November. Smith, Whittemo1'e, and Vevia were the only AEI the lack of a big nucleus was felt. In spite of this the training period A I progressed very gratifyingly and gave f ps, promise of another strong varsity. It if was hoped that all home games could be T played in the new gymnasium, then in LIEUT. GALE . process of construction, but lack of available funds to purchase flooring prevented this. The season opened with an easy victory over West Point Athletic Club. The Infantry out- " ' played the visitors at every angle and 9 ir Carr. players of the preceding year who were still available and Li. I U . -l OLMSTEAD displayed a strong front for an early game. A second vic- I - tory came three nights later when Gordon Institute Was smothered under a 52 to 22 score. These two games served to round out the preliminary season and bring the team to a satisfactory state of develop- S ment. The collegiate season was formally opened when cf M Auburn invaded the Infantry floor. su cam. LIPPINCOTT the entire season. At the end of the regular halves the score was tied 32 to 32 and an extra five minute period was played. The Infantry forged ahead bit by bit and held such a tight defense that the Tigers could not score. The final result read Infantry 39-Auburn 32. Activities, other than a daily practice for those mem- bers of the squad who were not on leave, were suspended during the Christmas holidays and the New Year opened with the University of Georgia as opponents. ' Georgia had a splendid team and, though not as fully developed as the Infantry, put up a brilliant fight. The Blue five hnally nosed out the Bulldogs 25 to I7 but it was a hght all the way. ' This battle proved to be one of the most exciting of E 'ai , 21 fag? g J- f i ff ' ff Fff iff' ...Hs CAPT. BRAND Then followed the only long road trip of the season and an assortment of games which proved disastrous to the percentage column. The Infantry met many of the South's best lives in rapid succession and as a result dropped thr- F majority of the contests. The fast live of the Atlanta Athletic Club administered the first defeat of the season, romping to a 28 to I3 win. The big Atlanta Hoor proved a serious handicap to our team play. The University of Chat- f tanooga proved the next stumbling block and defeated the Infantry by the considerable a 1 - , . , . l margin of 33 to 19. The playing of Redd, if Q, all Southern center, was a big factor in the I.1IiI'T. Ituelc Moccasin victory. The third game was dropped to Spartanburg Y. INT. C. A. at Spartanburg the following night but a day later the Infantry had a decided reversal of form and defeat- ed the fast YVofford College five in a nip and tuck battle by the close score of 33 to 31. Close games with Carson and New- lowed and the Infantry lost these exciting L contests. Both the Baptists and Volunteers 3, scored a win by six narrow points. V Mercer' defeated the Infantry the fol- . i ' man and the University of Tennessee fol- 4 0 I lowing night at Macon in the final game of .1 .1 the trip. Goals as the result of fouls play- ed a prominent part in the IVIercer victory. LIEUT' MCMILLAN Harmon annexed seventeen points in this way. Honors as to team play, passing and field baskets were about even. The hard schedule, constant traveling, and the fact that the team played itself in each game were contributing all ii ! fl ..2' l'.kl I XVIll'l"ll Xl! I I LIEUT. ANDREYVS A w .. Li? Carr. GIBSON factors in two defeats by Spartanburg Y. M. C. A. and Wofford Who came down for return games. The Infantry Was sadly off color both nights and as a result Spartanburg annexed a 28 to 22 Victory While the Terriers did a more complete job 34 to 16. But three days later thc Infantry romped to a 23 to I7 Win over the brilliant five from Albany f'Y"g a victory unexpected by many because the Albanians were known to have one of the best teams in the South. A few days later, however, the Infantry lost a close one when the Birmingham Athletic Club basketeers claimed a 33 to 25 game. The first of two classics with the Columbus "Y" then folloWed-al- ways the biggest cards of the home schedule. The Infantry Won the Hrst in easy fashion by the considerable margin of 36 to 22 but Columbus came back in the second game With vengeance and brilliant playing. The result 'vas the most colorful battle of the season. The Infantry Won by one slim point, 32 to 31, but victory came in the last ten seconds of an extra Hve minute period. sg: INPHNTQY 25 ptaawv y 17 Auburn defeated us in a return Q game at Auburn taking the long end of 2 JC? Til!! a 24 to IQ tally. It was the first I ,N triumph ever scored by a Tiger quint over the Blue. The percentage was WW' www 31 evened a few nights later when the Infantry downed the Piedmont College eagers on the home court, claiming the victory by the score of 28 to 19. A defeat by Carson and Newman then followed. The Infantry dis- played a ragged front this night and lacked the usual teamwork. Passing and goal shooting were wild and the entire defense ragged. Then the blacon HY" live came over for their annual battle and the Infantry put forth a beautiful game. blacon was snowed under by the wide margin of 34 to II in a game replete with splendid playing by our entire team. The season will formally close with Albany HY." The South Georg- ians are scheduled for a return engagement on their floor and this game is certain to be a hotly contested one. ff' QLUMBU5 Y 22 Although it did not win as many games as the Hve of the preceding year the Varsity of 1922-23 faced stronger opponents in many instances. Basketball has received a great impetus in the South during the last sev- eral years and each year sees stronger lives put in the field by the various colleges. A large majority of schools with Whom the Infantry plays an- nual games had the strongest teams in their history this season. To Coach Griswold and the various players goes credit for the good Work accomplished and the victories achieved. Vevia and lVIillard at forwardg Lippincott, Whittemo1'e, and Fay Smith, acting captain, at guardg and Brand at center are deserving of special mention for brilliant playing but the entire squad merits commendation for the splendid spirit which it displayed at all times. af3 MM. Tmeawrizw BASEBALL U 'T I. If jf' I HW' 1 ry x XV . . Nj' f A ,eq N :gk 0+ r 1 I - fl I. fy 'f yi ff V N 7 'k zf. 1 J '5 'U ix l f! Q 'W 91 , Ml X W X. : -- fa I ,-xx XX SCHEDULE 1923 Ar Home. lvlareh 9-Piedmont College. March Io-Piedmont College. lVlareb 23-University of Georgia. lylarch 24-University of Georgia. Nlarcb 30-Auburn CAlabama Polyl. Nlarch 31-Auburn QAlabama Polyj. April 6-Gordon Institute. April 7-GOI'dOH Institute. April 13-North Georgia Agricultural College. April 14-North Georgia Agricultural College. April 28-University of Florida CDoubleheaderj. May 4-Oglethorpe University. May 5-Oglethorpe University. May 7-Mississippi College. May 8--Mississippi College. May II-WOl:fOFd College. May I2iVVOl:lO1'd College. May 1 8-Pending. lvlay 1 9-Pending. ABROAD. March I6-AUbLl1'H at Auburn, Alabama. March I7-Auburn at Auburn, Alabama. April 18- April IQ- Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tennessee. Cumberland .University at Lebanon, Tennessee. April 20-Vanderbilt University at Nashville, Tennessee April ZI- Vanderbilt University at Nashville, Tennessee. April 23-Oglethorpe University at Atlanta, Georgia. April 24-Oglethorpe University at Atlanta, Georgia. 6 ! , "L, mx -T ' 1 l '4 ' . ar. i Bottom Row-VVALKER, PERVVEIN, BQILBURN, FOLEY, FINNESSY, HUTCHINS, COOPER., OLMSTEADY. JOHNSON MCNIILLAN, FOUNTAIN, BESSE, HEALD Middle Row-NAVAS, NICHOLS, SVVANTIC, PARRIS, FOGELBERG, CAPT. HANNA, HANSON, COL. HANNAH ' LEHR, BILLO, HEss, YON, POTTER. Top Row-HOWARD, MAONA13, CONNOLLY, LINDSEY, GESSFORD, GREEN, WICKHAM, MCNUTT. BASEBALL . ' IXTY FIVE candidates re- 'Yf I ported one chilly February '..N . QWIIQ , -. ,Aix 1 afternoon for their Hrst -fa hjlffwj. '-V"1 K H workouts for places on the varsity I baseball squad. Twelve veterans 2 , il", ' j" ' it 9 ' xr" and hfty three new men were pres- u i D ent and it was the biggest turnout Q u p 1 , 1 in the history of the School. En- thusiasm ran high and prospects were bright. Practice went along splendidly for the first ten days and then the weather man frowned upon the Blue. A bitter cold spell covered the erstwhile sunny south and played havoc with the daily workouts. To make matters worse it began to rain and for a week the big squad nursed stiff arms and hoped for a rise in the mercury and an outburst of sunshine. This delay caused a severe setback in the training and when seasonable weather arrived only a few days intervened before the op ening series with Auburn. How- ever the Infantrymen had pro- gressed very gratifyingly and al- though suffering from a scarcity of pitching material gave promise of developing a very strong club. This promise was borne out in the first Auburn game, a beautifully played affair which proved a pitcherls duel between Davis for the Infantry and lVIoulton, the Tiger ace. Auburn Won I to o but the Infantry came back the next day and evened the series. jones, one of the best Infantry slabsters, held the Tigers to seven scattered hits while the Blue pounded two Plainsmen pitchers for a total of eleven hits and bunched these so 1 if C7 51, well that they defeated Auburn by f..-f'tx N the wide margin of IO to 3. fw,,"'w,7Q Lwfxff-Xxx Georgia came next when we 1 f opened the Bulldog season at Ath- iig -1- in ens. In the first game Davis and Pantone, the Georgia star, fought out a brilliant ten inning twirlers' battle which finally went to Georgia by a score of 5 to 4. Davis pitched a wonderful game under most ad- verse weather conditions and with the spectators wearing overcoats to shut out the chilly blasts. The second game proved a replica of the first as far as close- w ' I U en ness was concerned. Jones and Sale, a newcomer to the Bulldog ranks, pitched beautiful games and the battle wound up in a I to I tie. The game was called at the end of the ninth in order to allow the Infantry to make train connections. Jones yielded but live hits while the Infantry touched up the Georgia slab artist for a total of eight but were unable to bunch these at crucial I'IlOIT1CI'lfS- V - "-1 F ' ..."" , ' 'SJ' fi' " ..,A'i -a- 4. 1-:IB F if-3 4 ,ll 'ffl iff. 4 lsxfqgg. r "-'-.,,,.w- ---my 4 I . vzlwigi -- .,.-1--.xml ' .Ai .1 . I 'f'3K'Ef'? 'kv Y. 1--gf -Q.- Q cgi ,W A ,Y -,Q .. it-wif! H f ,- Q P- A 1' .f ' LY:-'-V 5 'U ,, ,C .1 w v 'L eg, - in f 48,3 14 Cl But the Auburn and Georgia series were costly. Half the team, including Jones and Davis, two of our pitching mainstays, carried lame arms for several weeks as a result of the wintry weather. The home season formally opened with Auburn on lVIarch 24th. As in the previous series the 'Tigers romped to a victory in the first game taking a rather one sided contest by the tune of S to o. The Infantry pitchers were hit hard for a total of fourteen hits, a decided factor in the Auburn Victory. But it was a different story the next day. Finnessey went on the mound for the Blue and pitched us into a brilliant 8 to 4 victory. lVIoulton, Auburn's pride, was hit when hits meant runs, and Tiger errors were costly. Oglethorpe came as the next home card. Rain prevented the first game so a double header was booked for the following day. The twin bill was split, the Infantry taking the first game 5 to 4 and the Petrels the second 4 to 1. Bill fzfssiiliiilie ggi' fix, Lee made his debut and Won for 1 the Infantry in the first battle While Finnessey and Davis were used against the Atlantans in the second. Florida came next and the 'Gators brought up the best team they have ever put in the field. I-Iartmann and Dixon, Florida aces, hurled their teams to victory in both games, the Infantry dropping the first 9 to 3 and losing the second to the Floridians 5 to 4 after a very exciting ten inning engagement. The Infantry pitchers had been Worked overtime and the shortage of reserve material was badly felt. Under the servere strain none of the Infantry slabmen Were at their best and princi- pally as a result of this unavoidable Weakness the next two series were dropped to Michigan and Mercer. The Wolve1'ines took the first game by hard fighting in the final innings after the In- fantry had accumulated a seemingly safe lead. The Infantry outhit and outfielded the Mich- igan team in this game but When Yost's men did hit the bases were occupied and the game was lost by a 9 to 8 score. The second game was easy for the visitors. Two Infantry pitchers were hit hard While We accumulated the big total of six errors. Eleven of Yost's men had crossed the rubber when the curtain went down and the Infantry had been blanked. The Infantry again fielded raggedly in the Mercer games and this, coupled with hard hitting on the part of the Baptists and superb pitching by Tige Stone, Thompson and Ryals, opposing slabsters, gave the Mercerites both games II to I and 6 to 4. A decided reversal of form came in the Alabama series. The Infantry made a clean sweep against the Crimson Tide. Davis held the Tuscaloosa lads to a few scattered hits while we took the long end of a 7 to I tally in the first game, and Lee scored a victory the following day when the In fantry won a ' slugging match by the big score of I3 to 7. ' Batting had improved in the Alabama series and the or T ..-4 fielding was much better, particularly in the infield. ln- -. L fantry twirlvrs were getting rid of sore arms acquired early V I in the season and were working with more stuff on the ball. ' As a result the Infantry again scored a victory the fol- lowing week when the North Georgia Aggies were defeated in a close and exciting game. The visitors staged a great 1 rally in the last two frames but were nose-d out by the close "-"""' l""'X'f-'N g V gg margin of 6 to 5. Rose and Davis did the pitching for provement. us in this game and the entire team showed marked im- The Aggies evened matters the next day when they staged an eighth inning comeback and won 9 to 8. The Infantry held a four run lead up to this time but the visitors went wild and put over four runs in the eighth and won the game when they pushed over another in the ninth. The game was featured by y hard hitting by both teams when hits meant runs. Georgia came down for a return series the follow- C""'e'Nm' IIUNM ing week and proved a powerful dose. The Bulldogs were running on high, and hard hitting coupled with splendid pitching by Thomas, Dekle and Pantone gave them both games, I4 to 2 and ro to 3. The Infantry was held to five scattered hits in the first game and six in the second. Georgia showed a marked improvement over the Athens series and was without doubt the strongest college team we faced "Y, ii:'j", ' ,'i... V, N last year. W Q , - 'ti' V' . -' +L .ea Q-xii. But revenge came for these gag QT, two losses when the Infantry ff 'fy cleaned up the Sewanee series. ,H ' . agp 5 - -. : ---. --W-H ---A' -1 --. Three games were booked with the Purple Tees but i ggs prevented the second game- - - - ".. "'1'. '." 1 JOHCS let the Vlslfofs down Wlth - - ' "-"1ef foul- hltg in the H1-St battle Wh11e J,:,.eem:.dfnmf,..,,, 1.ff...e-.1-ts...t..e.s as -..:13ma.:.e-a..t.Qwf-gf: the Infantry hit hard and won 6 Ur. LEHAIAN, Con. IIANNAH to I. Finnessey and Davis worked in the last game which proved to be a hitfest but we outhit the Tigers and took the big end of a 9 to 4 score. Our fielding was splendid in both games. . A road trip followed which completed the season and which proved very successful, for three out of five hard games were won. Vanderbilt came first and the Infantry won the first of the two annual games in Nash- ville. Davis and Richardson engaged in a pitching duel and the former claimed a shade the better of the argument. The game was close throughout but the Infantry batted in the winning run in the eighth. Score: 6 to 5. The Commodores evened the series next day when Greek kept our hits scattered and enabled his teammates to win a 4 to I battle. The Infantrymen hit almost as hard as Vandy but not at such opportune moments and we had ten men die on the sacks. 'mm lim lmsm A double booking with Sewanee followed on the Tiger campus. Lee pitched the Doughboys to a 3 to 1 victory in the first game While rain prevented the second. The team was showing its best form of the year and was ready for the return series with the brilliant l,l15I'T. IIoXN1-:N lVIercer team at lVIacon. Sweet revenge was taken for the defeats at Columbus when the In- fantry hit three Baptist pitchers at will and won by the healthy margin of I2 to 5. Davis held Nlercer to seven hits but the Infantry infield accumulated seven Y: blunders and these materially helped to 1-A gg- ' give the Baptists their five tallies. Our Q P I R sluggers hit for the healthy total of eigh- W gy H teen hits and nine of our twelve runs were - AL ML N L earned. .ff- The second game proved to be a weird 4 mm battle. Pitchers were hit hard and a startl- ff y ing total of runs accumulated. The In- iy x fantry established a record by scoring ele- ven runs in one inning but they were not , 'J sufficient to win because Nlercer finally gl 5 ,I nosed out a I3 to I2 victory. Ragged field- f'i.'y WFJYA, ing materially helped to drop the contest. ,Qv HE, i WN li ll, M IM' VV H 1 Y wb i A, ' , fx, V, ' v , 4 - -' ,L ,T-:l pn I, gl 1- g fl P. A ,Af . 3? - 9 ff ' ff' 4 1-1, -wg-"-'faf 5 ,f 5 , .. ,S 5 rg - -N ,gk i, 1 A iT, tv' ,V bv 4 ly . I gf, IE M H v,1H4,f', yy' i is ,flag :ilEAfi.+ai-- 1 T-H' vga " get J M , pg: ' ' ig. 4 - V ,k I ji. ,L,,-in liljiin 54 'J-'N I, ' -1 ' , 1 . A '. " 'A A' ' ' . T' , ,-I " ,+ ,.L' ,- Q' " ', ' " f . HW V ,T -s - i, -, ' ' . ff-ezfff T P. ,J 2 1,1 . all Q 'ffl 'l ' - "Wir l' -2 wir ' A if l M ll' if - - 1 I if Y ,Q T A , ,, , . i A 4' . ily-rs' J If .4 W 1 l pil :X i ffl-'t ',', iw 'l l llllii ' lijjlf , ' fl il iii. lil' ,viii V z .af 1 -' 4 i ' ,K 4 - , 5 T, ,I ne- ', Ma' T , H f ' Tr" get 'fi 154 . ' f , r.,,- ,,:-, 1 I t':"'1 ,. 1 l l f l T l f f i T ,A L , p x X , V I I ' ' 1 ' 1 Q I l u '1 4 LEFT TO RIGHT: Fixxrssrv, KGLESTROAI, Nersox, Coxxo1.i,x', Joxrs, LINDSEYI, SMITH. Our defeats of the year may be largely attributed to a scarcity of reserve pitching material and to the fact that most of our first string twirl- ers were handicapped by the cold weather. Even so, we broke slightly less than even and defeated some of the best teams in the South. Cvreat credit is due our Coaches, Colonel Hannah and Captain Cunn- ingham, for their great interest in the team and for the unfailing energy which they displayed throughout the season. The entire squad is deserving of the highest commendation for their unwavering loyalty under most dis- heartening circumstances. The schedule for this year shows that the Infantry will meet the best college nines in the South. Twenty home games are scheduled and road trips will carry us away for eight additional battles. Seventy-five candidates have reported for practice and the roster in- cludes the best material ever on a Held at Benning. First workouts have been unusually gratifying and we are sure to have a strong team this year. Pitching prospects are unusually bright. Davis, Jones and Finnessey, veterans of last yearihave returned, and this list is supplemented by eight or nine other slabsters of splendid promise. Perwein and Hanson, mem- bers ofthe IQZI team, are back and other promising new material includes McNutt, Hanna, Hutchinson, Duff, Parks, Swantic and Parris. It is hoped that Mellon, ex-Cincinnati Red receiver, will recover from a severe injury acquired in the Tulane football game in time to get into harness. It was with great regret that We parted with the services of Larry Cobb, two years a first string catcher, who was ordered away after the first Week of practice. Four of last season's infielders are again in uniform-Kent Nelson on the first sack, George Honnen on second, and Lindsey and Cooper at third. The new material is abundant with fine infield talent and includes a roster too numerous to mention. Some twenty candidates are arriving for positions in the outfield and included in these are Kgelstrom and Smith who filled two garden berths last season. The squad has an unusually heavy assortment of good hitters. Colonel Hannah is again in charge of the Doughboy destinies, and a most successful season is anticipated. z, For r is ali kg.. CAPTAIN C .fx PTA I N C.-XI'1'.IXIN SCHJAJD 1 W. C. I,0L'ISliI.I. . L. H. KIII,I.ER . . IIIIIN T. IDIIzRIaI.I. CAPT.-IIN 1. I. FINNISSSY . C.-IPT.-IIN XV. C. LEE . . CAIJTAIN M. F. LINIJSEY . IST IST IST IST IST IST IST LIEVT. K. J. NI5I.sIIx . LIEIJT. FM' SNIITII . LIEL'T. L. L. Coma . LIEUT. L. V. james . LIEUT. H. A. D.-IIA' . . LIEUT. H. C. DIIRRIEN . LIEUT. F. H. Rosn . . 2ND LIEUT. GEORGE HIINNEN 2ND LIEUT. T. E. DAVIS . . 2ND LIEUT. I. E. NICCARTIIY CORPORAI. NV. C. KGELSTRORI PRIVATE PATRICK DONIINICK PRIVATE R.-ILPIMI J. COOPER . COACHING STAFF LIEUT. COL. JAMES G. HANNAH .... Infmzfry, Hom! Coaclz . . I nfruz fry IW1II'i1Ic' Corfu' lllfflllffj' . Illfllllfl'-1' . fllfrlnfry . Infarziry . Illfllllfl'-1' . I llfllllfl'-1' . lnfruzfry . Ill,-llllffj' . lllfllllffj' . Izzfmziry . Illfllllfl'-1' . Illf-Illlffj' . Illfllllffj' . . Izzfmzfry . . C0llIf7lIll.1' "G" 29111 Inffnztry ..I.IS.D. Hzf111lqII111'1U1'y COllIfPIIllj', 83l'II I". IJ. CAPTAIN VV. A. CUNNINGHANI . . , Izzfmzfry, flmixtzlrzt Corlrlz IST LIEUT. BROOKE VV. IJENIAN . . . . I77f1IIIl'I'j', jllllllflgfl 3 f3 X fy f ,X 'K .0' zfgp, f fag ' ' IIIHIIQ 'Z14 Tx. M P. If W . f I 4 -:Lu-f 1922 SCHEDULE RESULTS DATE TEAM WHERE PLAYED TNFANTRY-OPPONENTS hiarch Auburn CAlabama Polyj Auburn, Alabama ...... o I lliareh Auburn CAlabama Polyb .... Auburn, Alabama ...... IO 3 llflarch University of Georgia ...... Athens, Georgia 4 5 Nlarch University of Georgia ,..... Athens, Georgia . .. . . . 4 Q11 inningsl 5 Nlareh Auburn CAlabama Polyl .... Athens, Georgia . . . . . . I 1 lblarch Auburn QAlabama Polyl Columbus, Georgia 8 4 lliarch Gglethorpe University. Fort Benning, Georgia.. 5 4 April Oglethorpe University. Columbus, Georgia .... . 1 4 April University of Florida.. Fort Benning, Georgia. . 3 9 April University of Florida.. Columbus, Georgia .... . 4 5 April University of lVIichigan Fort Benning, Georgia. U58 9 CDoubleheaderj lo II April lllercer University .... Fort Benning, Georgia... I II April lliereer University .... Columbus, Georgia .... . 4 6 April University of Alabama ..... Fort Benning, Georgia... 7 I April University of Alabama Fort Benning, Georgia.. .13 7 April North Georgia Agricultural College ................. .Fort Benning, Georgia. .. 6 5 April North Georgia Agricultural College ................. .Columbus, Georgia .... 8 9 April University of Georgia .,.... Fort Benning, Georgia. ,. 2 I4 April University of Georgia ...... Columbus, Georgia .... 3 IO lllay Sewanee ................. Fort Benning, Georgia. .. 6 I lkrlay Sewanee ......,.... Fort Benning, Georgia. .. CRainj llrlay Sewanee ................. Columbus, Georgia .... 9 4 llflay Vanderbilt University ...... Nashville, Tennessee 6 5 Bflay Vanderbilt University ...... Nashville, Tennessee ...' 1 4 llflay Sewanee ................. Sewanee, Tennessee .,.. 3 I Rlay Sewanee .......... Sewanee, Tennessee .... CRainD lllay llflereer University. .. llflaeon, Georgia ....... I2 5 biay lliereer University ......... llflacon, Georgia ....... I2 I3 RESUME. Games Played ............. .... 2 7 Games Won .. .... II GamesLost... ....15 Tie ......... .... 1 Percentage . . . .....423fZp .i....A.u.a..Ax.- W 3? S58 z JN W df Af 1 WE Ulf A 'mm 1 'Q.',m.I ,X rj ,V if 'Q ww e WN! , M xr V 1 :IN x Dt: X x 0? ' -'4, ' M X A . . Y .UL,-.M. PHYSICAL THAININE PHYSICAL TRAINING ' I NIFORM and systematic instruc- tion in athletics and physical training has been given student ofiicers in order that they be able to serve as officials, assist in the develop- ment of teams, supervise physical train- ing, and encourage athletics in the or- ganizations Which they may hereafter command. A great deal of incidental value has been derived by the oliicers themselves although no effort has been made in the time available to develop athletes. The work during the past year has been handicapped by the lack of an indoor gymnasium. But future classes Will have the benefit of the new gymnasium, equipped with shower baths and dressing rooms and large enough to accommodate six hundred people in calisthenics at one time. Conveniently located to the swimming W , W ,A W mu , l pool it will ahord all the advantages of , "flaw ,1-,A-a:,'w,'4.f52si3?,,a'5 wg . . " F:"'27'T F' i A 'f-'4f, "- 3' a well appointed gymnasium. T5 . . . , ' 1, . , " 51. e Instruction has been given in foot- ball, baseball, basket-ball, volley ball, MWLWW I Mil V I soccer and Held and track sports, and in disciplinary gymnastics, games, boxing, Wrestling and swimming. ln the games instruction has been given by lectures, black-board, in- dividual practice in fundementals and elements, in order that oilicers may have an intelligent conception of the possibilities of each game. Stress has been laid on rules, organization of teams and tournaments, and prep- aration of playing fields. The place I I A ' which each game has in the scheme of l , , p military physical development has been pointed out. 3 , Disciplinary gymnastics has been ..Jlg,,.4.:rr,, fig covered by lectures on aims and purposes of this kind of Physical train- ing, the benefits and results to be ex- 1 pected from formal and informal ' classes of exercises both from the 5 viewpoint of the individual soldier and of the service. Teaching methods ap- plicable to this sort of training have been emphasized. Calisthenics has covered exercises for the recruit and for the trained soldier, with reasons for the application of each set of exercises to each class to the end that the soldier and the service may get the most bene- ficial results from intelligently directed instruction. No effort has been made to teach intricate evolutions or Ustuntsll on the apparatus. lnstruction has been confined to activities most applicable to the military service and within the soldier's reach, such as vaulting and I yy 1 - p 1 climbing. The buck, horse, horizontal bar, parallel bars and ropes have been used. These types of apparatus are most readily obtained or improvised generally throughout the service. Group games have been arranged and taught progressively, so that an oHicer may be in ag position to provide games suited to any type of soldier and lead the inapt and backward on to games requiring skillful use of all the faculties. Group games afford a high type of physical exercise with the recrea- tional feature added. With a large number at his command the oflicer who knows how to Watch his men and gauge the state of their interest is able by judicious selection and op- Z g g p 1 portune change to keep interest con- 5 1 4 V K 1 stantly at the highest pitch and bring U FWI ,.,A Qp -1 -- U J A. .pq I . . I the Pefwd t0 fl C1086 Wlfh the men UH- Sfltlafedf The controlling and commanding of - large bodies of men in physical train- ing present problems peculiar to them- M,,,,W. , selves. Both by instruction and prac- -r 79 i ,ev1f'2-f-ef' as fi, . 3F'f' tice the student officers have been 5 31 'J-wig!--T, -- -. . ..- I Q i taught the accepted methods for ac- complishing the best results. ln boxing and Wrestling enough of the elements Were taught to enable the student to act as an ollicial. Emphasis was laid on rules and on the organization of bouts and tournaments. Instruction in swimming was confined to a lecture on methods of teaching and its place in military training together With demonstrations of teaching methods, strokes, dives, life-saving, resuscitation and swimming with full equipment. All of this instruction is calculated to bring the officers ofthe Infantry, Which is called upon above all other arms to make the greatest physical effort under the most trying conditions, fo ii i-eaiizaiioii of the possibilities fit" it it f and benefits of athletics and physical rffipinlgg- training, r.ot for themselves alone, but -C-' fi for their service at large. . -i 'Ai'-ru + f? '--y-+3 -.r Q Awgf 'jg 'U QQ Q fwxixx b..,N,f f 'MN31Lf ' , 1264 T I K x.J2R if .x U 1 1 GOLF OLP at The Infantry School has an unusually large number of en- thusiastic followers who, true to the immutable laws of that ancient and honorable game, allow nothing-not even the hectic scramble for more tenths -to keep them off the links. Woi'k is being pushed as rapidly as possible on the Benning nine hole course which, when completed, will be a most excellent one and will cover a distance of about three thousand yards. Our friends of Columbus have, with characteristic Southern hospitality made it possible for us to take advantage of their splendid Country Club and we hope soon to see many of them playing on our new and difficult course at Benning. N . O 0 uk J 'N W M. J A L 2' X ag . X T if Vi E- Xi J I 5 - 4 , fs Q -1 Y , lit? If x u Q5 X , es., I l Xi A TENNIS ENNIS during the current year has occupied a more important place I on the sports schedule than ever before, due to an active committee and an unusual number of high class players. The committee worked diligently to have all courts in good condition when school started and successfully carried through four tournaments dur- ing the Fall season. Of these the men's singles was won by Captain R. C. Van Vliet, Jr., who defeated Captain Thomas D. Finley in the finals. Van Vliet had played several seasons in the Class A tournaments of New York and New Jersey and his game was a revelation to most of us. The menls doubles was won by Van Vliet paired with Captain S. Switzer, Jr., but only after an exciting four set match with the runners up, Finley and Whittemo1'e. The women's tournaments also developed a high standard of play and one would go far before witnessing a keener match than the one in which Miss lVIarion Hannah defeated lVIrs. W. Rumbough for the singles trophy. In mixed doubles lVlrs. Rumbough turned the tables and, paired with Captain Switz- er, won a close match from lVliss Hannah and Captain Whittemo1'e. Handsome prizes were awarded the winners and runners up in all these tournaments. Perhaps the outstand- ing event of the Fall sea- son was the sweeping vic- tory of the Benning players in the National Tourna- ments held by the American Legion during the Convention at New Qrleans, in October. Van Vliet, Finley, Switzer and VVhittemore attended this meet as representatives of the Columbus Legion Post. Van Vliet won the singles, going through the entire tournament without the loss of a set and defeating his teammate, Fin- ley, in the semi-finals. Van Vliet and Finley in the doubles had equal success and easily disposed of all opponents. Their Well earned victories were rewarded with three magnificent cups. Plans for the Spring are now in the mak- ing and an active season is anticipated. All players will have an opportunity to compete for a place on The Infantry School Team. The results of the Fall tournaments will be used to determine the initial relative standings. A player may advance on this relative list by de- feating in a challenge match the one next above him. The team normally consists of the top four players. Commencing early in April, matches will be played every week with the strongest college and club teams of the South. An effort will also be made to lift the Florida iT State crown about the first of lVlarch, when the tennis committee contemplates sending our two strongest players to ljalm Beach. Unfortunately THE DOVGIIBOY goes to press before we can , f. Q chronicle the results of this ambitious tennis pro- gram. Turning out a championship team is only one phase of what the committee conceives to be its mis- sion. Equally important is the popularizing of this fine sport at the School. The maintenance of ten clay courts and construction of two new ones of con- crete is expected to afford everyone an opportunity l5,, J to play. i To the students of the future we say: Do not fail to bring your rackets when you come. You may play late in the fall, early in the springtime and, if a real nut, all winter long. No matter how good you are for how badj opponents are to be had worthy of your metal. 'A ' ' Although tennis is a recognized sport and the school is represented each year by a i team, you don't have to be a crack to play the game, and you will never find it played under more favorable conditions than at Benning. Since the above was Written we have been afforded a last minute opportunity of giving a brief account of the Spring matches to date. On hlarch first our top pair, Van Vliet and Finley, journeyed to Palm Beach and there encountered some of the country's premier racketers. In their initial matches, both singles and doubles, the Infantrymen were victorious, but final success in a tourney which boasted the names of Norris, Williams, Hunter, Voshell, Hawk, and Schaefer was more than could be expected. The sec- ond round Witnessed the elimination of our players after valiant matches. Van Vliet surpassed himself in taking a set from Williams, ex-national champion, and Davis, cup star, the contest prov- ing one of the most brilliant of the fiiw. rf" t t s - to tournament. Finley went down before the terrific mid-season driving and service of H. T. Dickinson, late of Princeton. ln the doubles Williams and Wightman came from behind and took a very fast match from us. On April seventh our first local go took place before a large crowd of enthusiasts. The Atlanta Athletic Club sent down Hve most formidable opponents, among them Carleton Smith, Jeff Hunt and Carter. The ten- nis displayed was distinctly superior to any seen here before and this was to be expected as the visitors were the ranking players of the South. We lost the four singles matches and one doubles, but derived consolation from the decisive win scored by Van Vliet and Finley over Smith and Hunt in the first doubles event. This affair and the Van Vliet-Smith singles go which the latter won 8-6, 7-5, were thrillers long to be remembered. Following this defeat came a string of victories. Georgia Tech, Wof- ford and North Georgia Aggies were trounced in unmistakable fashion. Out of Hfteen individual matches played with these opponents we lost but one. The remainder of the season is looked forward to with confidence. Ahead of us we have: April 26-Albany Y. Nl. C. A., at Albany. April 23-University of Georgia, at Fort Benning. lVlay 5-Georgia Tech, at Atlanta freturn matchj. hlay 6-Atlanta Athletic Club at Atlanta freturn matchj. The regularly playing members of the lnfantry team are Van Vliet, Finley, Switzer, Whittemo1'e and Brand. Additional members of the squad: Heald, VVilkins and Bruno. . The season has witnessed the rise of the School right to the top of collegiate tennis in the South. VVith such a team we will stay there. lr! 1 N. r . 09 NETIQSED Qi-K' -1 j come-a mzosnmw -' 'ffl' QV fl E I. . : 1 AE gy-PM - .,.-. ----ra .fx V -' . "W 0:-ursmoas was 5 ' 1 '-Qs' W'- snszwxmns mms 'E WM. GO lT.SPl-NRKV jvflfffr 7 fy, XMET WILL wm U5 E-,--1 ., , SPEEDEBPFORE ,J 4 F? me esnmr-1qv0L0 :. 1 EEIDERLIHDEH Q . QQ 60 c.HAMPlurmuv xl!! 5 ! BUMP5 U5 " 0, ,N WA nmnuumumlm1nunn,1'n .. THgy'LL 57'-1" - swf!! 'ml A- I I mu-nc rm LJZ. 5 - if M wil 1 I MAKINNEY! 'YJ , f g Yi? nf' 2 1 M ,,. M . Svwi- - - 1 Sp A, -f 3, -QLU - E 4 1,1 7' -- Q I P -1-P f 'fu Aw 5, 5 if .....-...., Cu i I ,, .-A - " - M h if Q3 vm' I M5531 " V W Q I gg -Q 1:5 5' , QL gl gs-V F5 N B N V- ' Z, , 5., - Q N E Q A32 ' ' f- 1 - 2 ,..... I XR 1 7 f I I U f C - -I '-P-ZL? . nwv X U.!"l !xx-51,7-I 0 ' fx - P-if .- ' iV ,.A ,rv-.2 511531335 ' -f '- Ea 0 - -'-9 D--! ' ' -' in, Tim. f . 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'Zig " -'1!'- Aer U Q fx 'T' SPEFW A- ,,. b - if-Q, f- THE LPDIES ,,,,. 21 , "" 5 f-:'3W-'E-Wm , Qm1Nc,Qu.ass 5 ik 6 amoawssw UEGEC4' , i,...'LTff:-:- POLO OLO is a military sport. It has g been adopted as such for several ' -' --4 reasons. The training enhances considerably the value of horses for all military purposes. lt increases the confidence of the rider in himself and his mount, and assures supple muscles and a sure seat. When it is con- sidered that there are more than Eve hundred and fifty animals in a War strength lnfantry Regiment, and that more than fifty of the officers are mounted, it is obvious that any sport tending to promote horsemanship will increase the military efficiency of The Infantry. The Commanding General is keenly alive to the fact that Benning is the incubator for activities beneficial to The Infantry. Therefore, when in July, 1922, the polo players formed "The Polo Association of Fort Benning," he gave his hearty co-operation and approval. This Associa- tion was formed, to "Encourage, improve and develop Polo as a sport among the officers of the United States Army, Marine Corps, National Guard and Oflicers' Reserve Corps stationed at Fort Benningf' The - - ---?-7-.v..----f- - Y--f A , A igtgpre- 'fzz 2' 1'-fi V - . ky .1 , - ..-Q-.-,sz-.2 . f - fy -' i' bi-8:1935 allairs of the Association are admin- 6 v istered by the Polo Control Committee. This committee is made up of the various team captains as members. The Oliicers' Club allots funds for the general support of the game as well as for the other athletic activities and sports of The Infantry School at Port Benning. The interest manifested by the Chief of Infantry and our Command- ing General in the local efforts to put the game on a sound basis, by im- proving and enlarging facilities, establishes beyond doubt the position the game is destined to occupy in our branch of the service. During the past year a new club house has been completed and very great progress made in conditioning the new field. This field has been designated in orders as l'Shannon Field," in honor of the late Lieutenant- Colonel James A. Shannon, D. S. C. Throughout the year thirty or forty ollicers have consistently followed the game. They have formed them- selves into six teams, as follows: The Ist and 2nd Teams-29th Infantryg The ISf and 2I1Cl Teams-83rd F. A.: The Blue Team, and The Yellow Team. - During the summer "Round Robins" were played each Sunday after- x X I " K .-g- K COMPOSITE TEAM'-LEFT T0 RIGHT: LT. DOUGLASS, LT. MAKINNEY. CAPT. MCCr.I'uic, LT. FRENCH, Cam. BETTS, CAPT. Bnooris " ' S K i 3 noon. After the opening of school a Fall il' "F 'ft' ' A "' l Tournament for the Dierks Trophy was planned to be played under the local handi- cap rules. This tournament was inter- rupted by the entrance of a local composite team, representing The Infantry School, in the Fourth Corps Area Fall Tourna- ment held at Fort Oglethorpe from No- vember 26 to December 3, I922. F. A. TEAM The Benning Composite Team composed of Captains McClure, Betts, Brooks, and Lieuts. French, McKinney and Douglas, with twenty picked horses set out to display their prowess to all comers. The first game against the 6th Cavalry HYellow Jackets" resulted in an eight to nine victory for the Cavalry. Lieut. Nlcliinney, Benning's star player, was taken from the game with a broken arm. The second game ran to an extra period and after the last stroke, V- -I - - I 1 --1 -2 -, I , X Camp Bragg's Artillery Team emerged f-"' l victorious with a score of eight to Ben- ning's seven. Both Betts and Douglass were injured in this contest. During lVlarch a Spring Tournament will be held in which the Dierks Trophy will again be BLUE Timur-I5I.xi I FRENCH, at stake. The Sunday afternoon games, mean, warms and delightful teas following, have proved very popular with both the military and civilian personnel of Benning and Columbus. The Post Commander as Commandant of The Infantry School, The 2 , Assistant Commandant, and ee- ' all others in authority, are do- ing their utmost to provide at Benning, ample facilities for that broadening education, which is The Infantry School's function to impart. With this aim in view, Polo-though not a school activity-is made available to officer personnel - 1 1-:Q ,r'- fr! x il S.. . at Benning with the confident hope that in time it will spread throughout The Infantry. Polo as a Sunda afternoon entertainment occu ies rt rominent so- Y P P cial position on the Post, thanks to the splendid work of the Ladies' Aux- iliary. This organization, formed from the ladies of the Garrison, has contributed reatlv to the hi h favor the fame now en'o fs on the Post, and g . E fa J 5 assures its continued success. 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WE BELIEVE that the same courage which sends the Infantry- man steacfffy forward against overwhelming ocfrfs wrff make him play nfs fzzarcfest even though the game be hopelessly lost. WE BELIEVE that the only game wortfz winning is the game won by clean ffayrng and unstintecl effort over an ojigfonent at his best. .'. -9. .v. .v. J. .P .,. .,. 4. ,A. WE BELIEVE that not alone in victory is the glory but also in the team whfclz grves its best and goes cfown fffglztfng uncfauntecf to the enct. .-. 4. 4. 4. 4. ,P .,. U. .,. U. WE BELIEVE that the Infantry S17-OL!-IJ show the way in sport just as if has shown the way fn the grim struggle of Battle. ,.- .. .., .,. 4. ., 4: 4. .,. ,,. 'LJJ S I. gb Li we - ,amz X 4 I ' ' Qlx . t A 1 .XX 1 X' , XX , ' rf E 1- 1 EEN? QF A mama Am awaaws Hamm W rm f1'Pon.oC.-ll'-S .1-.O 3n1bub L , , i Y Y JI 1" . 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A B IIC' T'LM" 'Peas-Br-Y CENT N Y 7 X . ,. Q X f?HN1JTHiN"' Qffou 'rnnfa . . ' -' 'H 3 'T - W .frixi 4eLnnEL F!! -' 0 H 0 Y " ' yQ N MU mx f Q U Wlrli fpfm Q9 I F' WL - MRRKSW-TH' X , 'I HI N ll H Y I . Mm: msq arf f 1: .1 , xG:TrnNG TM 3 X N 'GRH ND HND f "Sy t-qw fmo I -F- ' ' !'3?112f:f - f GLOPIOUS EEUN -,, ' - 1 L-, C - KiI'5l' I 1,7 UHEANIZATIUN5 v xN -. 'Mi 04 3 l y? : ,s-,e-L-fg-- . -ft 211-1 ' 4 tfifilfl f Fifa if? " . ' Al, l s' 1- f , i 5 .' .434 ' - f 'T ' iii 7 E, who have witnessed the many and elaborate demonstra- tions and the unremitting Zabor in the preparation and main- tenance of ranges, ground and transportation, will ever carry with us a Jeep appreciation of the troops stationecl at Fort Benning, ancf render to them our thanks for their inclispensahfe con- tributions to the opportunities offered us at The Infantry School. Up before cfawn, in position at early morning, we have seen them returning at flush. We have been impressecl with the spirit they have put into their maneuvers. We have watched them inclifferent to heat and cofcf afihe, play the game with an their might in order that we might get a true and compfete picture. Patient and cheer- fuf, they watch student generations come and go, giving to each suc- ceeding class the impression of something fresh and new for its especiaf Zneneft. Despite long hours and exacting work, they have energy anal enthusiasm for their athietics--efoquent evidence of their fine spirit. Into our memory of The Infantry Schoo7 wifi be incfeiibiy im- pressed a pleasant and appreciative recollection of the troops of Fort Benning. V 23" INFANTHY '1 IPX ,, -, ff X ff fl fy' ' 1 xx XX Q9 "ffVQf!! 'W MV' MLP- L DN ' " Ez:-'-77' - f 'QEGIM K UN OFFICIAL Lf-. 1. . I - . LEFT TO RIGI-IT, PSRONT Row: LIEUT. C. M. AIJMISQ LIEUT. G. L. POTTERQ LIEUT J. D. Boxg LIEUT. XV. H. YYINSONQ CAPT. FLOYD H.fXTFIEI.D, Comnzmzzling Ist Bnrmliong LIEUT. I. C. IQOVARIKQ C.-KPT. H. N. SCALES, Regimental Supply Offiferg CAPT. P. R. HUDSCJN, Rf'.L7ilIIFl1f11!1,f1lll.Y llllll Training Ufyzivvrg NIAJOR. C. XVILLIAMS, RI'Ag'i1llf'I7fIIlf1I. G. Uffirvrg COL. G. S. GOOD.ALE, Conznzzmzling Ojyfffrg LIEUT. COL. H. P. HOBBS, Exccutiw Ofiirerg RIA-TOR S. R. VVOOD, Chaplaing CAPT. ED. C. BETTS, zfllljllfllllfj CAPT. R. A. NICCLURE, Izztvlligfrzce Offifffj LIEUT. FRANCIS H. A. RICKEON, Iisxixtant Azljzzmntg RIAJOR A. E. SAWKINS, COIIllIlIlIZlIiHg Zfllf Batzaliong LIEUT. S. B. ELKINSQ LIEUT. P. H. CAAIPg LIEUT. L. C. PAQUETQ CAPT. O. W. HLUMPHRIES. LEFT TO RIGHT, MIDDLE Row: LIEUT. B. G. STEVENSQ LIEUT. I. F. FARLEYQ LIEUT. R. S. MOORE? LIEUT. F. D. GILLESPIEQ LIEUT. A. E. M. FOGELBERGQ LIEUT. I. H. HUSSINGQ LIEUT. R. F. LUSSIERQ LIEUT. R. VV. BROEDLOVVQ LIEUT. C. A. PRITCHETTQ CAPT. RAYMOND ORRQ CAPT. J. S. SWITZERQ CAPT. E. C. ADKINSQ CAPT. F. W: T. STERCHIQ CAPT. A. I. RICFARLANDQ CAPT. G. C. PILKINGTONQ CAPT. I. S. CLAUSSENQ CAPT. E. F. BROOKSQ LIEUT. C. A. SMITHQ LIEUT. K. I. NELSON. . LEFT TO RIGHTQ BACK Row: LIEUT. C. K. GAILEY,' LIEUT. SANI PURSWELL,' LIEUT. C. F. BEATTIE,' LIEUT. K. S. GLSONQ LIEUT. R. W. DOUGLASSQ LIEUT. C. F. HUDSONQ LIEUT. E. D. NICCOYQ LIEUT. A. R. DUVALLQ LIEUT. J. B. MEDARISQ LIEUT. D. B. KNIGHTQ LIEUT. J. C. RAAENQ LIEUT. B. A. BYRNEQ LIEUT. L. D. HIXSONQ LIEUT. A. H. PERXVEINQ LIEUT. W. S. WINNg LIEUT. A. W. COOEYQ LIEUT H. H. HARRISQ LIEUT. F. J. LAWRENCEQ LIEUT. CHARLES MEHE- GANQ LIEUT. W. R. TOMEY. -x P jf I R 1 ff. mis- 5' jing 25' n'Ag 'I 'NH Pa I Q DSU D' ng gun V421 DOOIQ ll ny!-iq. 'Q' "ll 4. Dig. gl .'Qi if . Q' :Q 341 fa ini 5: 'gf' iv A X Qt-.Egg 7,1 1 Z ,..l.-7 . f ""' 419' FRONT Row: CAPTAIN J. SPROULE, Rvgimmtal Supply Ofiirw-5 CAPTAIN R. M. XVILSON1 MAJOR X. F. BI,ADvEI.Tg COLONEI. B. P. NICKLIN, Cmnmamling Regillzentj CAPTAIN C. H. AICNAIR, Rf'gi1l1I'1If1Il Iflljllfflllff CAPTAIN G. S. CLARKE,' CAPTAIN C. H. MOORE, JR.g CAPTAIN XV. I. COLE. SECOND Row: IST LIEUT. VV. A. STETLERQ CAPTAIN G. E. KILAUI., Assistant Post Personnel flfljutantg IST LIEUT. C. C. CHANDLERQ IST LIEUT, L. V. JONESQ IST LIEUT. W. D. SCHASQ IST LIEUT. M. E. J'ONESg CAPTAIN E. C. CALLAHANQ CAPTAIN C. MCC. LYONSQ CAPTAIN T. F. BRESNAHANQ CHAPLAIN M. E. REYNOLDS. THIRD Row: IST LIEUT. NV. G. MULLEIQ IST LIEUT. R. Y. CAPERTONQ IST LIEUT. S. L. BURACKER, Com-llzandifzg Infrnztry Srhool Detrzrhmenh IST LIEUT. JL A. MURPHEY5 2ND LIEUT. W. V. CARTERQ 2ND LIEUT. E. C. MALINGQ IST LIEUT. J. E. CUSTERQ 2ND LIEUT. S. E. WHITESIDES, JR. I . U 8530 FIELD AFITILLEHY X SGW- V, A ,,N..X r-A -N J, -1 1 If V In'-'f':4Qf4 Q K ' 1,1 xlf' Q fy' Mill ELLQ P LEFT TO RIGHT: IST LIliL"l'. CH.xI.AIERs D.-xI,I2, Afljumnlg IST LIELQT. RICHIIRD H. Bfxcoxg ZND LIEUT. XVILI.I.IxAI D. XVII.I,I,xxIs: CAIIT. XVII.I.I.xxI B. DUNwooDvg ZND LIEUT. HENRX' L. SANIJIQRSIINQ IST LIliL'T. SEIIQIRII L. RI.-XINSQ CART. CHRIS- TIANCY PICRETTQ MAJOR JOSEPH XV. IQUNIBOUCI-I, Conmmmlingg 2ND LIEUT. ROBERT C. HENDI.EY'Q IST LIEUT. XVII.I.I.hxmI XV. NVEIIsTERg IST LIEUT. EDXVARD J. ROXBURYQ IST LIEUT. LOXVELL XV. B.xssETTg IST LIEUT. XVILLIAM A. BEIDERLIN- DENQ IST LIEUT. EARL M. PEcKINI'AUGHg IST LIEUT. LEON.-XRD S. ARNOLDQ IST LIEUT. HENRY' L. KERSHQ CART. ARTHUR L. D.1XSHERj IST LIEUT. BIICHAEL V. GANNoNg IST LIEUT. VVII.I,1.-UI C. MCC.-IRTI-Iv. ISHTANK BATTALIUN LEFT T0 RIGHT, FRONT Row: IST LIEVT. R. T ADAMS, CAPT. E. A. HIGGINS, CAPT. I. W. LEONARD, C011111za1zdz'1'zg Of7'?ff1'g CAPT. IMIES TAYLOR, CAPT. XVILLIAM FISK, IST LIEUT. L. C. JAYNES, .-ldjzzfaufg BACK Row: 1ST LIEVT. H. E. REED, IST LIEUT. E. W. PEACH, 2ND LIEUT. F. T. SI5,x1:cx', IST LIEL7'l'. J. T. HARRIS, IST LIEUT. H. F. HANSON, IST LIEUT. T. A. Hoy, ZND LIEUT. C. GARVIN, 2ND LIEUT. H. XV. BARRICIQ, IST LIEUT. G. P. BROTHERSON. INFANTHY SCHUDL DETACHMENT if 'QSQ 7- . ' y1. LEFT TO RIGHT: IST LIEUT. VVILLIAM A. SMITH, Inffzntryg IST LIEUT. S. L. BURACKER, Infantry, CUIlIlIldHfliHg,' IST LIEUT KEITH K. TATOINT, Infantry. xx I MEDICAL DETACHAIENT AND ARMY NURSE CORPS LEFT TO RIGHT, FRONT ROW: CAPTAIN P. P. A. CHESSER, D. C., MAJOR L. SMITH, D. C.. MAJOR A. T. COOPER, M. C.. Clzivf Mvdicol Scrzfircg LIEUT.-COLONEL H. S. H.NNSELL, M. C., Chief Surgical SCl'T'I'L'0Q LIEUT.-COLONEL I. NV. VAN DUSEN, M. C., Stofiou Surgeon,- BIA-IOR R. H. GOLDTHXYAITE, M. C., Cl11'vfEar, Eyr, Nose and Throat Serz'ice,' MAJOR A. L. PARSONS, M. C., Sanitary Inspertorg MAJOR S. A. MOULTON, M. C., BL-AIOR R, B. TOBIAS, D. C..Clz1'ef Denful Sorz'irr,- CAPTAIN H. A. CALLAHAN, M. C., CAPTAIN I. S. BRUMMETTE, M. C., CAPTAIN R. A, BRETZ, M. C.. r4'ffC1ldl'1lg Surgeon. BACK Row: CAPTAIN REEVE ITURNER, M, C., PsJ'rlzz'ofrisf,' CAPTAIN D. C. CAMPBELL, M, C., Chief G. U. SerzIz'ce,' CAPTAIN F. T. CHAMBERLAIN, M. C., CAPTAIN A. A. ROBY, M. A. C., Execzztive Ofiicerg CAPTAIN I. H. SANDS, M. A. C., Mess Ofivcrg CAPTAIN C. P. PRICE, M, C., CAPTAIN R. T. ARNEST, M. C.g CAPTAIN P. P. GREEN, M. C.. Chivf Laboratory 5crz'iro,' CAPTAIN JOHN VV. XVHITE, D. C.: CAPTAIN A. I. VALADA, M. C. LEFT TO RICI-IT, FRONT ROW: BESSIE JACIQSONQ BLANCHE KINGSLEX',' ELIZABETH MICHENEIl,' LENA MIZEI.LE,' ELEANOR GREHEA,- NIAUDE BOVVMAN, Clzicf Nurse, ROSE CHAR- VAT,' BRIDCET MULLANEY,' MPXRX' P. KELI.X',' FLORENCE B'IACDONALD,' FRANCIS HENCHEY. BACK Row: VIOLA SwINDEI.Lg BTAGDALEN FISHER, MARY CAVANAUGH, TERESA BROUGH- TON,' FLORA SAxoN,- MARGPXIQET COFFMAN,' BEATRICE QUIN,' DOROTHY CLEVELAND,' MABEL BERRY, ALTA BERNINGER. wf Sf DETACHAIENT 7TH ENGIN EERS. 6? W P .. , a I i DETACHMENT FIRST GAS REGIMENT. MOTOR TRAASTSPORT Co. N0-. 100 Q. M. C. r. , N 1 .- M9 qu' ' 4 5 A 4 1- i 1,1 DEPARTMENT UF EX PEHIMENT Flfhfffv X TM -9,55 -E 55915 K 1 M31 6 ET lfff W Q EE Q9 Q TV Vi? 'E' I 5? ' 5 wif? INFANTRY TEAM ln 1922, as in 1921, Fort Benning contributed largely to the ln- fantry Team Five of the nine commissioned ritle men had been either instructors or students in 1922 and three others had graduated in former years. The National Matches and the N. R. A. hlatches have come to be post graduate schools in marksmanship. Accordingly, larger numbers have been sent to them than has been the case heretofore. The lnfantry al- lowance for the tryout has been raised from seventy-live to ninety-five and it is expected that twenty-eight, the number heretofore allowed for the matches. will be naturally increased. RIFLE TEAM New men are constantly being developed. In 1921 it Was difficult to obtain the required minimum number of five new team members for the National Match. But in 1922 there were six new shots to four former members of the team and the average score Was higher. In 1921, our team with regulation rilles and sights competing against teams With special rilies and telescopic sights beat the record in the Herrick Trophy lVIatch by four points with a score of 1738 out of 1800. In 1922, in addition to a regular team with regulation rifles, another team With special rifles and telescopic sights Was entered. This team made a com- .112 PISTOL TEAM plete score of lives including sighting shots at 800 yards, 597 out of 600 at AQOO yards, and 590 out of 600 at 100 yards-a total of 1,787 out of I,800. The closeness of the shooting in general is shown by the Winning of the N. R. A. Pistol lVIatch by our "Scrub Team" after our first team had lost to the Marine Corps first team. The Infantry in 1922 Won nine N. R. A. individual matches, three out of four two-men team matchesg nineteen National Individual Rifle, and twenty-one National Individual Pistol medals, out of seventy- two of each awarded. 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I had been able to keep them together. because, just as they had abrogated and superseded all that had been issued the year before, so they, too, were in turn superseded and abrogated the following year. I had kept them all, not entirely as a whim, but in the event that I should ever be detailed as an instructor at the Infantry School I could re-introduce them as the latest development of military science. KIusing over my student days at the Infantry School, I remembered with a start that this was the date on which the new Class Building at the Infantry School was to be dedicated. XVhy not go? This was too great an occasion to be missed. I could make use of one of the new I-Iot Airplanes. Great improvements had been made over the crude model that had been produced at the School during my student days, and many an oHicer had gone far and reached high rank by their skilful use. ff Q!! !f. V!,f !fffgL flf J ff f ff ff M -A--We f X f f . LY 1' f 1 f ff X , , ff J ff f fg X X f ff! f f I ffff 1 X X 9 X I , QQ, if if JW f l . ef f ' ,H f w I' ff ff f IV T J 'le X , v Q gf-P -' f f I I -1 IX! If- ,., , ,f x o f 'Eff' f cfm J W .f " V ' I f X , f txggy gf 9 f 5, X Si A' Wn ix - fl' f . if III ? L fi l e 1 f ..,., A --7- - -,g ,- , xi,-Z3 -fr :eg f 2.5 for-T-S14:f1fae'.:. lt took but a moment to be connected with the Bureau of Hot Airantics, and l was in conversation with the Chief himself. I recognized his suave tones at onceg they had become very familiar during the year that l, as a fellow student, had listened to them. lVith his characteristic generosity--he was always willing to give away anything that did not belong to him-he assured me that l could have one of his fastest Hot Airplanes. It was waiting for me by the time l was ready to go. VVithin a couple of hours we were at Fort Benning. l could hardly recognize it. VVe had landed on a beautiful parade ground, bordered by tropical shrubs and flowers. Comfortable quarters had been built in place of the old pasteboard and tarpaper shacks. Student officers had all the comforts of enlisted men in barracks. Groups o'f officers were sketching. I was told that they were no longer sent out, en mass, to make a road sketch on the one traveled road, nor were mounted sketches made in rain- storms. l was impressed. The new library was well lighted and arranged. Class caucuses and informal receptions were no' longer held in the reading room. VVhat struck me most forcibly was a new regulation saying that since student officers were compelled to be at classes until four olclock, that the sales Commissary should remain open until 4:15. Assuredly, great improvements had been made. ln the great auditorium, Rlajor Agony sang a solo in his rich, falsetto' voice. As the last seepings died away, a slender, blonde officer came hurriedly up the aisle, his spurs clicking, and spoke to someone on the platform. The great pipe organ pealed, but changed to a deep, stern voice. measured and distinct. lt said: "OHicers will put on unionalls, strap their riHes over their back, wear their gas masks, carry all other equipment in their hands, and ride out horseback to see a demonstration. VVhen they reach the point selected, the demonstration will not be given, on account of the rain and the cold, and officers will return at once to the schoolf' l awoke with a start. Colonel Heavy was forming the class for the next period, and l had slept through the vital, distinctive definition of a combat connecting group. BIGLERVILLE 9' IGLERVILLE, of which-Ft. Benning and Columbus are suburbs, caters to their educational and commercial needs respectively and is deserving of much more publicity than it receives. Ft. Benning, whose function it is to mould visiting transients from an indefinite, incoherent heterogeneity into a definite, coherent homogeneityby means of various differentiations and examinations, receives much publicity from its collaborator, Columbus, which puts advertising matter on each train leaving Palm Beach for Reno. But Biglerville, serene in her walkless streets, sits proudly aloof, surrounded by great spaces and conscious of her own prosperity. The founder of Biglerville must of had a premonition of the place she was sometime to play in the great affairs of men for even the name of Biglerville is characteristic and aristocratic, having a distinctly foreign flavor. lt is derived from two French words-BIG meaning Hpiles' and LER Ccorruption of the word ULIEUHD meaning place, space or "room," hence "piles of room". The VILLE was added as an artistic touch and to indicate the French origin. As the name indicates there are piles of rooms in Biglerville but each one is occupied. Although each room has the same dimensions and interior decorations and is equally accessible to the natatorium, rentals run from 34.0.00 to 55100.00 per month. This follows the policy in vogue in Columbus of fixing the rental by the amount of rental allowance of the occupant. ' Transients each winter tax its housing capacity to the limitg in fact, during the last winter it was found necessary to build an attractive suburb to the northeast. All of these new quarters with their common club house were occupied immediately upon completion. The leading cafe where most of the officers and their guests dine at Biglerville has many attractive features not the least of which are the unnumbered hatho'oks. Each officer and his guest is at liberty to select any hook he chooses on which to deposit his lylontana Peak without hesitating to differentiate between his code num- ber, club number, riHe number, pistol number, P. O. box number or his class standing -a thoughtful touch deeply appreciated by the fortunate ones. Opportunity is also afforded students of inquiring mind to investigate the art of acquiring head gear by selection. As the through train passes the Biglerville Union Station at noon and the con- ductor calls ''Big-ler-ville-fall-out'' many officers who are compelled to motor to the distant village of Columbus look with interest at Biglerville While they go on in their unionalls to the little red school house to eat from a cold dinner pail by the stove. One glance at the appointments convinces them that, though all may belong to the same union no one would indulge in unionalls in the Biglerville cafe. VVhile entraining at Biglerville is always popular, and sometimes possible, the traffic congestion is such that it can seldom be done. So the inhabitants entrain at the more commodious station at Ft. Benning. They are, however, amply compen- sated for the walk when ten minutes later the train passes through Biglerville without stop and they can enjoy the view of their homes moving with the peaceful landscape swiftly by. Nor is Biglerville without her lighter moments. The gay evening assemblages in the Cafe where by mutual understanding all appear in the gay olive drab evening dress with glistening S. B. belts more than make up for the lack of other recreation. And oftimes in the early morning hours are heard the tinkle of the piano and the throbbing minors of the jungle singers. ' And to all its other advantages Biglerville offers the spice of adventure, the navigation of the great plain between it and the Fort. The plain would tempt the most intrepid explorer with its lake, bottomless bogs and maze of paths. Only the most reckless of Biglerville's inhabitants attempt its passage at night and then only when monographs demand work in the library. Even though her population changes regularly and periodically Biglerville has a charm all her own. She is not likely to be forgotten by those who once were sheltered within her precincts- r yt 4' A .nv "" Ja... FIELD OFFICERS CLASS i w 1 U fl 4 1 'N ,135 ff ,y ' A ,a!:.sL..,.. V Y , az nf-ffl .. 5? if 5 I p PL: D uv.-,.. -A lf' "" ' vf,q+-l f V ,F 1 Ei , ' Y: - - . T-. rf. ,wg f .1-ff. Q .+L-,,, lv-In WRC L v I, . L 12 ZT'f1"'EiT' A TACTICAL PROBLEM GENERAL SITUATION. You will explain by indorsement hereon your reason for being late from class formation held at 8 :oo A. NI. February 29th, 1923. SPECIAL Si'rUA'i'ioN. Blue. I. I missed the train from Columbus on the morning in question and was obliged to go to Fort Benning by bus which did not arrive until after classes had commenced. ffm ,Ci 5 ' liyix. Il, f ' N Q X 2ii',i',lll xg A e " 'X V A X .. i F E X 2:9 I 1.3.-fe'.',-ffifgf fl E R A .- .-.. 1 l f f'L"Hf ,'f".i ,f . xiw ,Q ,JW .2 '23,-51-524 i. if 2-fi'ilT NL 'Egg' ggi 4w3.fJf,, u-Fi . igilgligfii ff 7 ilfsfgi l 7 wi I iii, ll.. ills -1 5. 5. H. X to I f wif fifgi ff' 5-LXNRL-may 1 fgxx ,-F lsr' XY' KN wvaiifi i ii id E.-i -'1:45ANo ALU5 um! '- A E 3 L 2. This will not occur again. ORDINARY S1'rU.ix'r1oN. Red. I. Your explanation is unsatisfactory. 2. You are directed to explain by indorsement hereon by how great a margin of time you missed the train from Columbus on the morning of February 29th. You are further directed to make any explanation that you see fit regarding the reason for this lateness. AN EMBARRASING SOLUTION. Blue. 1. Of late l have been aroused regularly at about 6:00 A. hcl. by my infant son. On the morning of lfebruary 29th the baby woke up at about -1.200 QX. Nl. Sly wife fed him and we all went back to sleep. None of us awoke until about S :25 .eX. Nl. l caught the nine o'clock bus and was present with my class at about Q :45 .X. Nl. just fl situation. 1. Your explaination is unsatisfactory. 2. Your attention is directed to the fact that an ollicer of the Army has responsibliities which necessitate some mechanical means of being awakened rather than the exigencies of habit. This correspondence will be returned for file in this oHice. TI-Ili .XPPRUYIQD SUI,l."l'lUN. I. :X mechanical means of being awakened has been installed and is now in daily use. .v' ' K ' ,II 1- 4 ' ' f . r . e is - ' gi MW? ,. ,W - , ri-l-mil-irnneiferirfrlernily b ' -1-1 -H , Q , A 'Y a f- 'Nf -.xfyftil 5319 , --Z 'ec-nf M-62:44-2 Q- -4' , 'xg 1' yu . 1 Y Y - x 'I ----. . W V -WAWH ,ig ix. 5 , 5, N. I ,D X If 1 ,.. ,, X , lk 2 'w , W N9 .,. - K' 7 v ,. Q ,ft f 4 , J Q QQ , X 'Ox X YW., 3 , X A-N19 Q 'X I h '14 ' Q M' 'f 1 fr rp. L ' zz? 49 . J VL j JH s .wki f EU X af Xa. 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K The curtain risestf on a held ot pea ochre with gohs ot ' ,-- - A officers, kennels clotting the background. In the foreground are mimeographed sheets pertaining to nothing. At the rigit .f -'AJ-'IU' ,,1 J 4 ,I -fr "fn nf 4 T' X' is a large wooden object recognizable as an instructor. , Cf ' fl fa ix t l li At f -gk W1 . 1 v I , . 1-l 1 ju A 'Qty ' nating boards upon which are carefully laid one ham, one ' ff f If V 'lzllfllf ti X 'ZW f l f' the left and dimly screened by a box barrage, are two coordi- l ' " 5 f"i 3 X cheese and one egg sandwich with a bottle of milk. , ,L -A V Cln the audience sits the lone impressaria-if you clon't , 57145 know what an impressaria is, look at the picture.J T' Enter The Child. rf The C ...... O dear. O damn, O dear, why am I here? N So many strange things! CRushes to the wooden object which QM frightens it. Takes refuge near the coordinating board.j " Enter the Villain. . 'B"'HW-'1"x , -. The V ...... Ah, little one, so we are here, are we? V The C ...... Are we? g n" The V ...... You shall soon begin to know. This place, be .Q my dear, is a- ,K "' The C ...... Is a-? il The V ...... I shall tell you. I hgure- i XX 7 " ' The C ...... Do you hgure? ' -' The V ...... I do when I'm not talking-or being inter- lf rupted. Now, listen. You find everything you need but you can't THE CH11,D - - i - - get it, everything you want, but you can t rind it, everything you hope for, but you can't attain it, everything- Enter Hero finterruptingl. The H ...... At last I have reached the altitude of my azimuthl The acorn of my success is planted in my pencil. I have achove. I am one of 958 to' get a max. T The V ...... How many in the clss? 5 l The H ...... Eighty-six and a half. The V ...... Who is the half? The H -Wait! CPointing to the boardj I have discovered K something. Isee eats. Q CBoth advance to the Coordinating Board. The Hero makes as fThe curtain really dO8SI1yT5 rise because there is no curtain. THE VILLAIN if to grab a sandwich, when the villain clutches him an- grily by the tunic.D The V ...... Not so, in this place. You do not 'N . I, N-I l if A - - . eat in peace here. By every upright hair of my over- 't-., 'xy hanging head you shall figure, but not consume. You shall calculate, but not grasp. I The H .... How come? The V ..... .Any natural inclination will be en- lilbli tered on your efficiency report. , H 4' The H ...... Crushing outj IVIy God! I canit stand it here. I must have sea air along the Rialto. 'I' E The V ...... Ccomplacentlyj Now that I have 1 X- scared everybody sufficiently I will lunch. CPicks up ' 'i one ham and bites into it. His expression at once grows fl-ul, lim., more terrible,-if possiblej Varnish! Fresh Varnish off the Board! QBlows bite into the wingsj Even good food in this brain-mill is ruined. As the Psalmist said Hone dwells in the tenths of wickedness." CHurls sandwich after the bite. The missile escapes hitting the entering heroine.j The Heroine ...... How dare you, sir! The V ...... You are mistaken, I never dare anything here. That was an accident. So am I. So is this natatorium of knowledge, this seminary of bunk, this hard-boiled knob in the wilderness, this- The Heroine ...... And in my presence! The V ...... In anybody's presence. I am going mad-IVIAD I tell you. CGrabs her by the arm and liurls an avalanche of crusty looks into her very vitals.l This morning early I got a cut sheet, at half past ten I tried to find a number in the Benning telephone directory and now-sandwiches! varnish! Varnish and sandwiches! X I never get to the milk! Do you understand! Cshakes herD I newer Kr N get Io the lnilk! X I -. H 3 l I 'dl 'I En -1 ,Q V4 7 V. Xl fiiii ' 'F if ! 1 ! Heroine ...... Help! Help! THE HEROINH Enter Hero who grabs villain by his pencil finger and whirls him about. The two bite, claw, scratch, kick and tear at each other, knocking themselves about over the stage amid shrieks from the heroine. Great clouds of mimeographed copies, small examination papers and huge cut-sheets are kicked up which almost screen them from view. The hero finally tosses the villain into the wings overturning the wooden object, after which he catches the heroine in his arms. They fly from the scene together with a cry from the hero: '!To town for the last time!" During the noise and hubbub of the struggle the child has entered unnoticed and taken the remaining sandwiches. In the process of absorption it has covered its face and dress with crumbs and varnish. The Child ...... Qweeping bitterlyj O, my tummy, my head! Too many things! CURTAIN. The Impressaria Csotto vocej O, isn't the little dear too little dear for any- thing! So playful. COMPANY OFFICERS CLAS-S, Co. B COMPANY OFFICERS CLASS, Co. C f Q EE T34 3:5 I: uno J: U' 'ic- In I 3 -I -I :' :- Q -I ld mm 'fs go 3 'Z EE ll-I Q ,S QQ gs get vi Um EZ 53 0: :- F95 fri' -: Q3 Z -gvlv , In 4x1 R J, . S122 ml 4459 x, xx AE 1' QR X2 xf TY u 4 ,fi fi Yu Ili +1 .33 'Q 3 92 -1 , fl COMPANY OFFICERS CLASS, Co. C 1 . g - V-,rx ,A , l- .K M 3, X ,,Y..' ,yi 1 5 lf? if , , 0, gr , XYZ'-fi ,lixvfall . Tiff ,' -. ' N -' 'T- E Q, . i 40 " agw.- 4 'Z' f' Q. H if fl , 4-X 'K I 1-F 'A N Nfl? 3' .1 1412 b K I . - 46' 1-3 4 Fd 5 A 9 E745 - ., ,K i . V . 'ELF f ' E , V , vc: ' W- I- A - , Af' S irqu vx 1 bl ,Q kiwi" S I c.. jx. M, pg R L at .,.. E J .T,i, ' ,, ye . -. QNX 'lim' 1 .1 ji - fit, K ,9, , - V I vmyx u. COMPANY OFFICERS CLASS, Co. C. 4,1 in A xt 6 4 W tx nxx. 4 L ' ig COMPANY OFFICERS CLASS, Co. A TWG THINGS I LEARNED AT FORT BENNING ALWAYS KEEP ' AWAY FROM If 'mc mom ann orA Gun K P? WF? pi' , C 1 P x gif. '2'x-,7-' x iii" lmbrne mum :nn OF A nun.: if , , x, , I N fm ,gm ' 1 f f7'fff f.- SX" . T gvxgfj qx X x, -,.,4L is-11 , v ' 'sf 4 A X' A Q X 4 T ' I Z3 'i' HT M1 f if , V 5,1 , X Yi, EQ! .lima if - Xxf. , ,X A. . I ,L 1,73 7. XC LM q 1' 'fff . ff i'gfWf,5VQ, H! -QE lg 7 R L. Ml 1 -21. 44 am , 1 lg N., -. fZ,,..-f , 4 W' f " I X - 'Alf QQ HANDLING A DUD. IN THREE REELS. A ' W' R . . PRODUCED BY LAGLL Ann C08 mc. 9' -0 Pggfolgmgigg safuzmnksv I X ' ali A 41' , ' . V. Fl 11 '-N I Q I 'xii affi If of E if .1 f fl, 'Q mf-N ,r IT was r N fi IS run I f K 'YES X .SAFETY ff Q ff "YA - -1 , mm .E Q 4 X All? ow. - om' M fn K f .134 A X K y K 1 ' I 1 J! ' MORAL- LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE. MORTARS Gel off your firm' slzof-ful' if clown ujlou T Ol1.rm'?fe fl' and ilmn g1"L'l" a gutsy, Defvcmliia' on jusl'wl1o1'c O IS fro-111. G So Ihr ovrsfzwr is NO and fix YES!!! I. l'Vc"z'e played willz Movlzllze Guns and Howz'I:e1's loo And wire lllllldllfllfj flzc uzormrs llzls llIl.ll'lllB The M'afl1. of .Mczclzfuzcf Guns lllfldf' some of us blur! But Morlars lzcwf' uoue of llml lu il! No IW equals PV d1'1,'1'dvd by R IH After you'7Jo multiplfiod some ' Bovause flzc fvooz' Corporal who lzclucilos Ilw job Tlwzz you sec Ilzvot llze lvursf is souzcplacv oul in front. So you speed up Hrst your firing -rule! Ami if you go wild, gi-Us the lmseplote o slzuut, II. Ov' uzfczybe you slzould clwafe, In any fast, boys, if you 'zc"isl1 fo f'o1'1'vz'f fYou 11147151 oways speed up, rlovft br slow! If you add ol' sul1t1'octfcfl1ozf you lzzwfc to dcflcrf The 0llfS'ZQlL'7' 'ls YES and iis NON!! lflfould surely be put ou the bum!! He-ucv you false out a l'l707'fCll' and set 'il' up so, Just rough rlwote and d'il'FCflfJl'1', Wl1afcuc1' you do you must 11fC'7.'C'1' be slow! Thou slick ou az little d6f!l?l'f1j01'L,- Ah-It - . A: 1.,,.,.,,, , ,,,. :, COMPANY OFFICERS CLASS, Co. A "'-i COMPANY OFFICERS CLASS, Co. A Ti W BU L IIXA HY PITIUN 4 Nnlyor PLT Pain um! C',oXsmeX Nor Ebewu Rmb asf qYqwUnuEggud bums. THE INFANT SCHOOL DEPARTMENT OF MODERN ART 1922-1923 Examination ............ Infant Drill. The total value of this exhumation is 25 mils. Answer anv six questions. Value. Ques. 1. Cljage 16, Manual for Bakers and Cooksj IO Cab The instructors have in mind a paragraph. Guess what it is. fbj Give reasons in detail for your guess. CCD How would you instruct a squad of recruits in it? 1.5 Ques. 2. CPage 8, Police Gazette, Nov. 1893.5 Underscore any erroneous word, phrase, or sentence. Being in column of squads to give target designation by the Hank guard method. Squad RIGHT. At the first command the rear rank of the center platoon turns to the left on the fixed pivot without stirrups as in par. 19, D. S. C. 1922. The other ranks Without command ground arms and turn on the same ground in the same old way simultaneously but in a different manner. -003 Ques. 3. fPage 140, Line 28, World Almanacj Cal On what count does number three rear rank face in marching in the movement as slcirmishers assuming number three to be a blank file? fbj When? Qcj Whatllll 'Quite a little Ques. 4. CVol. VII Buchan's History of the Great VVar.D What should you do whenever possible? 11.38 Ques. 5. CDecision of Comptroller General April 14, 1923.3 You are detailed as an instructor at a C. M. T. C. You have as assistants two captains, one lieutenant, six n. c. o.'s fretiredj and one mule, driving. Your company consists of one file. Cal Draw up a ten day schedule for instruction in port arms from the right shoulder. Cbj Explain how you would demonstrate extension on leading platoon. CONINIENTS. Question 1. 1. Failure to guess ..........,....... ................... . . .5 2. H H include sympathy and enthusiasm in execution... ...2.5 3. H U execute each member of the squad ........... ...1. 4. Giving too much detail in the answer. Question 2. 5. Failure to substitute 1906 for 1893 .... ..... . ...t.1 6. " " " l'front" for "rear" ......,.. ....t.2 7. " " " "K, K. Kfl for "D, S. C.". ....t.3 8. " " 'l "and', for "butl'. .. ..... ....t.4 9. " 3' l' "then for "a" ..... ...4..-S Question 3. 10. Failure to convey idea of "unmistakabilityl'... . ...05 Question 4. 11. Failure to state Hfeed soldiers fresh meat frequentlyu.. ...1. Question 5. 12. Using profanity in answering question ..... . ................ no cut. 13. You failed to distinguish between ability of one lieutenant as compared with two captains ................. .... ........................ I O . 14. Failure to allot proper value to mule, driving, as compared with three ofheers ...................................................... 15. 15. Failure to consider in arranging schedule that at the camp the instructors had in mind Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons are holidays. .2-5. NOTE: ln case the algebraic sum of the maximum for this examination and the cuts is a negative quantity, the resulting figure will be deducted from the student's score for record with the 3 inch trench mortar. 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Sam Browne Champagne Belt with bandolier at- tachment worn by oflicers and female entertainers. Clt is believed that the term "Buddy" will be more readily understood by the civilian populace, as its use for the former term was more prevalent among the men during the late war. "Civvies" is a more appropriate term than the time honored "cits,', as it seems to have great favor among the fair sex. Also the harsh sounding "Sam Browne" should be replaced with a name more reminiscient of that fair land upon whose soil so many of our brave comrades sought bread and lied to the Nlaire for it. By Order of the Secretary of Bores: Superficial: N. U. TWISTERS, B. R. O'MIDE, Colonel, Infantry Adjutant. Stief of Chall. f 1 i 9 ' f 1 7 Q ff, ix . I , W1-h, 12, I ',"Y Vx ---a'i:- l" ..... .-1 A It i M 1' I 1 . If X 1' If f E WX 4 fl ti' rrvt muisrs AND softens or me . 'nouarfeure A ww: VENY Bum' ff.5l"El7I1LLY wflflv nrwrsfuir mis HLHV6 Pur UNIN 7HL Lffflfftf 'WU 'xgfxff X VII' L xg , TQ"'f-1 ,Q . . 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I-Iis subject will be the retreat from I ls - South Greenlandfl " ' ' j, ,A Business of crunching chairs, etc. ,Li J The orator emerges from the rear of T the room encased in large white folds of X sheet metal. ,A I-Ie slips on the ladder to the ros- Titters, chortles, and guflaws. ,. A voice: "Ride 'im, vaquerol" Orator regains his poise. A majestic array of charts, bold with red, green, blue and black un- fold themselves before the gaze of the audience. A voice: "Wot's he goin' to give us? A lecture on trajectories?" Orator: "Gentlemen, I am not much of a speaker .... " Voice: "I-Ionesty is the best policy." The speaker leans Adonis-like on the pointer which bends as the bamboo of the tropics. Orator: "As I said I am not much of a . . ." I The pointer breaks. The speaker simulates the movement S of going from the standing to the prone in rapid fire. Uproar. Voices: "That's too bad: he was getting on so well, wasnlt he ?" "I-Ie didn't look nervous to me." "Thatls what corn will do for youf' S ' Gentle hands aid the speak- ' er to arise. Gratorz I'lVIy subject is the invasion of Basutoland in s'o"U5E 'TN SHORT ENOUGH T0 BE wren- . esrm ,sr T c, , 1917. As you can see from this ,EU C' 'U' WM ENOUQH 0 New TM' Sw J 3 glen:-74,' "' f '-' " f"0N0GRnPn .LIKE A snoni' smfn-P map the Doogy River Hows from this er, er . . . the Doogy Hows from . . . well, l musta left it off the map." Voice: H.-Xn intermittent stream, probably." Orator: ".-Xnyway the river Hows. Now during the invasion . . " Hushed voice: "You don't say so! That one at the Cricket?" Orator: "During the invasion the 57th Gherkins, Colonel Heinz in command. got themselves into a hcl. . .a perfectly awliul pickle just at this point." Into the body ot the map a red arrow is stuck. Red arrow immediately describes arcs. Orator makes vain attempt to halt movement of the column in so doing placing pressure on the center ol his theatre of war. The northern sector relinquishes its thumb tacks and droops, not ungracefully, over the head of the speaker. Mulslil-ed voice: 'X-Xs l said the 57th Cjherkins reached this point." The speaker emerges from the encircling folds. Voice: "Just like the unveiling of the star at the Follies Bergere, ain't he?" Hushed voice: l'And I waited outside for her and we went to the Grand." Qrator, preserving the even tenor of his way: 'H-Xnd there was a terrible battle. In fact, it was somethin' Herce. The dead was piled up in heaps and it was an awful sight for . . fl Roars of laughter from the sixth squad. hlember of sixth squad: l'Tt's a good one, ain't it? Some traveling salesman told me the story on the train." Hushed voice: "W7ell, after the show . . .U Stern voice from the rear echelon: "Your time is up Captain Niac- Swat. There will be a five minute break, gentlemenfl igh t 1 529 gilt T Wah 7 6 ra X 3 N ORDERED TO STAY AT FORT BENNING ANOTHER YEAR lr .1 ffb-4 ff we ff' N f.. .I ff . I! I I SHE SAYS I'm through with the Army- My next husband will be in the Navy. hly first lianee was Bob. I-Ie was tall and handsome and Loved dumb animals. He seemed to have something In common with them, Durnbness, I fancy. Yes, Bob was in the Cavalry. I-Ie tallied interminably of Polo and saddles and boots And spoke feelingly and with Unfeigned emotion of his horse, IVhich, I gathered, shared his pillow. IVhen I could no longer endure A horse for a rival, I told Bob That he must choose between us. I-Ie chose the horse. And then came Jack of the Field Artillery. I-Ie was perfect from his Peal boots to his English cap. In his affection I came third, First and second being SW I , l s- W.-- --J. en Haig and Haig. But I didnlt mind that. lt Was great fun to go about With him. Head Waiters almost kissed him And taxi drivers were Positively respectful. However, my conscience troubled me And at last I had to tell him That Uncle Henry was dangerously Robust, and my Aunt Lucy had threatened To leave me out of her Will lf l married. He was too great a luxury. XVe parted in tears. Tom-Corps of Engineers- 'XVas next. v-Alj":-fx- -f-viilf'-"" 'TFHIR AND WARMER " He had n "Did-God-make-you-tot1? nizinnci That I thought quite distinguc Llntil l niet his brother othcers And discovered that 'lthey all had it. It went with the insignia. l tried vainly to live up to Toni. It was useless. 'vi a 4 ZH XJL K N f 3, K, H Q9 After Tom Dicky was a relief. He was in the Coast Artillery, and such A simple, guileless boy. He loved good, clean fun and Wholesome books. He thought that Robert W. Service QFrom Whom he Was always reciting things About mud and blood and huts and gutsj Was the greatest poet of the century, And that Rupert Brooke Was a Trout stream. He could always be relied upon to Rush an unpopular guest, and he lNIade a point of dancing with everyone Whom no one else wanted to. He believed that his mission in life :I ,gh Z 1 5 V, ' - ' -'J I 4? A in 0 yi l B ...- " , -. I i lf . X wk Q 4 I 1' 4 ' I I gs Q ' 7013 fy f-N -2290, LZWJX' Jedfifbnoa if 2 fifffna..-'eye Pl I En-raofdur-ary afvelupw-fn Ps li' zizgvlavficiz.,:?f:'fa.,:x'. 'A d'Adam caused by fepeof dl I leaning i-he brecfh ooofn If Ma? organ VVas to make the world brighter and He certainly scattered a lot Of Sunshine. Women called him a "dear". Men-especially those who preferred Moonshine to Sunshine- Called him something else. And then I met Bill Gf the Infantry. The Infantry got so much Publicity during the war That l was quite llattcred YVhen Bill asked me To marry him. Xvell, he was immediately Ordered to Benning, and l Began to understand why The Infantry is culled the "Queen of Battles." After battling at E f i T, 1 KCgiifK"'N I gbafip f T734 fb K' WN 'f Y if il 1' X if fl , X .Dfw X X, Q , re g g g if ? 4 The Bridge Club, The Dramatic Club, The Study Club, and with The Post Exchange, Commissary, Billeting Officer and my neighbors, I decided that T Did not belong in the Infantry. I'm through with the Army. My next husband will be in the Navy, And I hope he will stay at sea. PM f. at S .1 ' , ,,,,, , , I , :V ' Lf' . "Q . f- , S . - SS -. Qu., . Q. . , 5--, , f,g'f,,,.,1f 1, .'?,14n:2:,L V " A . 7 .S " - i "' 4-175323 P-+5-. fggg 'jig-r:-f-,S -1 IQ gf: S f-fp- .-f uw -5 I U ,T , "Qi .. i l - , ,. :N-kllflj -Lk r - P , ,. S. ,,,v SS-.H .,. ' ' 1- ' . P 1-z, Q .y A f, ., ,S , w, " , A W I iftkff :ii J F .if at Q ' Q - 4 V, el . 4 1. - ,I A, Y k . 0,5 f M 3 - X 1 . rg- F, ,. il iff 1, - Qi- '- X1 " S. ' jx A - , ,E S , . 'x I' ' My-" ,,. .-.- EMM1 5 GSm U M-,' -xv ' -- v J 8 I i xg 4 S KF -, ". . gl . ,li X- ' S 1- 3 ,M , , ..,. ' 1 It U . -vi I V b ,V' . ,. K ,, -f .9 . 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IarlEll:c3l2aJfe,l5 if' f A at H'We"'1L1 Ofwflme Pernod. .1 ..V' BALLAD OF THE FUTURE GENERAL PRISONERS A tliousziml miles of mud: A tliousziml fcct of road: The Hzlgpolcl Anil four lmll-rings. Galumpli, gzllumpli, Galumpli, galumpli. Shooting tlirougli tllc lmzc all morning, Alibi-ing scores all evening: 'llanlae and Slozufs Linimcnt. There were no experts in xxvlllf lvlllflllllllii clay. V Cul-BT X l-oMmTI?Ql.f1g ASQURD. ll i " - ,W -Q N if cg fbi' Q! V esp v if wi. if if t Q! A ff ef sz , 'fl 0 Snores in the theaterg Snores in the lecture-hallsg Blindfold assembling of the automatic rifleg T N T for eorns, bunions, headache, sprains, and the tired feeling Galumph, galumph, Drop stirrups! Drop reins! Drop off! Galumph, galumph. Demonstration, explanation, imitation,- As applied to Squads Round About in eleven or fourteen counts CThe front rank startsg but the rear rank finishesj. Boots and spurs under gym trousers. Riding on the dinky to sketch a culvertg Chasing a horse and a contour at the same timeg Contours with reference to collapsible picket-lines, And to the anatomy of an I. C. horse: The song of the thrush. Prince Jacob, and a Happy New Year. Azimuths and clearing-plugs, All around traverse with the gun on the left shoulder Ready money goes 1,000 ways. Not so, Ben Bolt. The battery angle of parallax Is not carried by the Corporal. Does that answer your question? Snores in the lecture-halls, Groans on the platforms, lVIaps that their wives drew. lVIore tenths lost for leaning on Alidade between the teeth,- Right eye on the target, Left eye on the gun, Aiming-stakes and tommy-bars. Sargeant Hill in the bulrushes. the pointer. llfligawdl If Amy Lowell should see this! .Qi ta-AL fag. IWV, 4, my K w ww All . X A jg.aiifW Q-ff .!.,....w-f- Solomon in all his glory, was nol arrayed .... AHINTJ fiL'l'l0Eh'T4lLYl?l DROPPED .67 T HE INSTRUCTOR. NOW WHAT THE HECK D0 I .00 IYEX T ? 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And now where her chances seem slightll H. lVithout doubt N. Bonaparte, had he been there, 01' Hannibal bold, or J. Caesar, VVould have einched Nladame V, as she hovered in air, For a bold flank attack will well "pleaser!', But some dubb General Nlutt, just blunders ahead And soaks General Jeff in his middle By frontal attack, which puts him to bed And makes him play number two Hddle!! HI VVe listen, look wise, cough, sneeze, blow the nose, Twiddle our thumbs, and we yawn! Forget all the numbers and names that we hear In these battles Where troops are a pawn! But one statement we hear with a sigh of relief From our hearts and our mental digestions, And that's when the battle is drawn to a Close, And he says, "HAVE YOU NOW ANY QUES- TIONS?" IHEKE WERE SOME G00l1 MAPPER5 IN THE FIELD OFFICI-:Hs cLAs5. fBEFORE THEY cnmemy XVhen we march And we "mush" , . , . REFLECTIONS OF A RAINY DAY out in the morning, to the Bayonet Court we're bound, along with rilles o'er the slushy, squasliy ground, Iheres a little bird a singing m each heart so gay and light! And we're glad the day at Benning starts with song all cheery bright! For the pistol holster rattles and the Iflf glasses Hop, As the rain comes down in torrents and the hail stones gaily pop, So I wonder as I march along with low and sunken head If the words are true the birdie sings.-for this is what he said: Cho. If I am a major now how in the Hell H are I time for this kind of stuff? O who'l write my orders: now how can I tell If I'm getting away with this bluff? I was taught that my job was an important job Requiring a deal of attention, Commanding battalions of one thousand men IVith NO ti QRecite mournfullyj And the little bird I 0 bl I ll Q 1 f y I I' '.l" f 11 J 3 :Ill no time for the things that I mention, Dear Boys! things that I mention! Such as, Bayonet fighting, Yard stick sighting, Detentator biting, Score book inditing, Code number slighting, Doing poor writing, For tenths lighting. FOR THE RAIN FALLS FAST As the boys go marching p2ISt And a boy's best friend is his, RIFLE, BAYONET, ALID.-KDE, LENSATIC COMPASS, EE GLASSES, SKETCHING CASE, AUTOMATIC PISTOL, BLUE JEANS, OVER- ALLS, BROVVNING MACHINE GUN KHEAVYD, AUTOMATIC RIFLE, NOTE BOOK, CASK FOWLERD, TRENCI-I MORTAR, Q.-XSK VVILEY OR GARRISOND. will sing if you ask him anything And put some salt on his taill!!! me for the ' I 1.- X G XQx ' ' K C fit ' , Y V Xu I 'aezsveff ,f V"-54' fX W! HRW! X Crm YU. fff'.'.sv"? 1.9 .-."r 5?'6i4?7' ' 0 '1 uf 1 'Yg'S", 491' 3 'aff fi .1 . wp . .YM ,.-.. , u. x- Ip'-id f . if swf? by Wfff2XlLf1f'e ' 1 I 513, fy-, ' LF- pmgf . T2 fa: gag' I tiaiisf .. Af - -41 .. A J' 45? eI'L"" 2415'- 4 I - f i 9 . 1 K' . X ,,. ' fl' . 1- - Q 'f H' 1' 1:2 fll- , - . I A , .. , A . .. X 1 4 - 'Q.: ,. . 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F' f .s hz- ' 1 '- 'iv . -- f . an y -.X -. - Ls.,- ',,f.J, 4 ax f - f- - Q41 ' 2 N mm- 1 - 'M iff .4 x 'lf W5 U RW, SH T WN' 'Q ' .J M711 COLUM DEER alll "l'-"I-!"l ll-lfll-'l'hi3lI'TT5l "1 -f'H5Hl-J ill" I-, ,,,,.nsL , e no orth alxx aws lurnbus owexer the t e gentleman s Q ardent admirer h a disinterested not to be found out f Columbus feels grate- rks and naturally spells up de to hear such loxelx things bout our city by a comparatne anger POLO AT FORT BENNING In glancing through the fashionable agazines and especially when look- ng at plc ures of fashionable people as we are all prone to dol, the pic- ures of polo fields and polo horses d players have been most fascinat- ' n . And again if Nlwhomct cannot go o the mountain the mountain comes to Xlahomet for the Infantry school t Fort Benning has brought us polo ayers and horses and a splendi eld for this sport has been arrange Fort Benning. 'Think of polo games in Columbu few years ago such a thing like'the esence of real live West Point Ofii- rs living right in our very midst ould have seemed unheard of' But st as the West Point officers ar 'ing their home in Columbus an t Fort Benning, so are the polo games layed very near i - ' s on 5 or -.,h .1 , ' ' ' srtik '1 ru In order that the cixilmns may e Joy Lhese,g1mes special parking spac his bun arranged at the polo fields Port Benning which may be obtal ed free of charge A tournament has been arranged to take place at For Benning and the army personnel ex courteous to thi ir cixiliau friends ha made this pos-.iblt The beautiful days of spring so sy here and 1 drue to Fort Benning th polo game and a return home com prise 1 program for a delightful afte noon No doubt many or the cixilians vu take idx intigt of this courtesy tended hv those in charge of the .- suits and will be among those pr ent' 'xt the games at Port - ' - ORGANIZATION OF 2 INFANTRY ,A :., Conimemor the 29 ' ' wi 2 follo KD? OH! BOY! cotumus. czoama FRIDAY MARCH z. nm O O it OO rj.l -1 ,.pot, f. e, h f Y-v " . L I' I ' i 1. . fend fm. his Compliment onymous with the"'Sunny South'L a 'H' . , ' ,x . , 1 E 1' . 1 z 1' ' ex- . ' t' . 2 I' ' . O 1 g 1 y ll . ' I ' . . . X s ., X, '-- - iui"E :A .-:..- - hll:1:-Fl-,QT?UTfwf14LLn.M:ZW,BfnH-QEEZL EW-l21'1!lEf : : , ' P: ..:.-AZLQ3 WE D909-May Taff. ' JUEFQE Wiiuggjggillll mai IQSMSMTL,,1fH4W5Hffg-fg'2r1fg1qgP,:-1,14':!5iQ.L'i . Lil mi UI JI, lll -un wi fIll..u 5 v-N ,, EJ Q :Tw- f?-'1H 1,'v.'1:1-K-sz. iv...,f11 .. e M?-Uhi ' 5 ki :IW tg .A , A- - 5 2 if-i - ff- - - -TE g iii? ' Wifi iff-Huy' ...- rl H Eh 'T' ' V5-1 E Zap' , -1 , k I LT?-'Wi-If-5 Q15 .,. L 1"i-S4 Qsf f F1215 MEF! X - ,W 1 FHEIIHTE -'1 lv. 'ft Z- lE'V':i-in : 1 E' I f de w' '57 4 KA ':-M : lllslzzlims A 'El i.1f:'l!,'LlfM' .- 5- THHH:llru,Cn,1":12LIl1UEHffEfjj1:3Qi f"i" nj, Ulilglllidrgzfqss 1 , - V ffl-1lQQElF'1mQfmQm.fMer1f2-2raw 5: :gf - - ,,: x K.. - L ,H...m- ,, . TUMQIIIQWV' X " "'l'?D"g'L 4 iiN'f-1"1w 1lEiIfF-:gIUi51"S iIHln ICDI'I'OR IY C'IIIIiIf. AIAJUIK III-:IIIIRRT Ii. AIARSIIIIURX, INI-'AN'rIu'. ASSISTANT EDITOR IN CHIEF. HYSINESS MANAGER. INT LII-LOT. H. W. LEPIR, INPANTRT. CIAPTAIX EDWIN D. PATRICK, INPANTRT. ASSOCIATE EDITORS, I-IIEADS OF IDEI'AR'1'MENTS. ART CAPTAIN RALPH L. XVARE, INPANTRY. SCHOOL AFFAIRS. BIAJOR W. I-I. JONES. JR.. INPANTRY. LITERARY. RIAJOR C. W. TI-IOAIAS, JR., INPAN'rRx'. GENERAL SLBIIECTS. CAPTAIN J. O. GREEN, JR., HL NIOR. AI.-KJOR W. A. CIANOE, INPANTRY. INFANTRY- PHOTOGRAPHIC. CAPTAIN T. D. FINLEY, INF.-KNTKY. ADVERTISING. I:-IT LIEIIT. C. M. XVILLINGHAM, ATHLETICS. CAPTAIN G. H. AVE!-IMS, INFANTRY. IXFANTHY- ASSISTANT EDITORS. ART BIAJOR ORAL E. CLARK, INPANTRY. 1sT LIEUT. B. A. BYRNE, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN T. L. BIARTIX, INF.-XNTRY. IST LIEUT. H. A. BARBER, INFANTRY. IST LIEUT. J. B. HEss, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN ERNEST SAAIUSSON, INPANTRY. CAPTAIN T. N. WILLIAMS, INPANTRY. CAPTAIN PAUL R. IiNIGHT, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN G. J. BRAUN, INFANTRY. LIEUT. COL. P. M. GOODRICH, INFANTRY. LIEUT. COL. R.. S. HOOKER, BIARINE CORPS. MAJOR A. W. CLEARY, INPANTRY. MAJOR G. R, Hrcxs, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN R. G. LEI-IMAN, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN L. L. LAMPERT, INFANTRY. LITERARY. LIEUT. COL. P. M. GOODRIOI-I, INPANTRY. CAPTAIN H. W. CAYGILL, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN BEN-HUR CHAsTAINE,INPANTR1'. IST LIEUT. J. G. BROWER, OHIO N. G. BXIAJOR ORAL E, CLARK. INFANTRY. COLONEL H. C. DAvIs, NIARINE CORPS. IWIAJOR SHIELDS WARREN, INFANTRY. INIAJOR F. E. BONNEY, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN L. C. BEEBE, INFANTRY. COL. JOHN W. HI-:AvY, INPANTRT. BIAJOR G. R. FOWLER, INPANTRY. HUMOR CAPTAIN HUGH C. GILCPIRIST, INPANTRY. C.1I'TAIN B. R. LEGGE, INFANTRY. BIAJOR MAN S. NIURRAY, INPANTRY. BIAJOR G. J. GONSER, INFANTRY. PHOTOGRAPHIC MAJOR CHARLES A. LEWIS, INFANTRY. MAJOR F. R.. FULLER, INFANTRY. COL. JOHN B. SOHOEFEL, INFANTRY. ATHLETICS. MAJOR A. R. UNDERWOOD, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN G. J. BRAUN, INFANTRY. JST LIEUT. BROOKE W. LEMAN. ADVERTISING. CAPTAIN J. P. IVIOORE, INFANTRY. C.APTA1N J. S. BIOORE, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN W. E. LEWIS, INEANTRY. CAPTAIN OWEN SUMMERS, INPANTRY. CAPTAIN W. A. TABER, INPANTRY. IsT LIEUT. H. B. HOYT, INFANTRY. CAPTAIN L. E. OSTRANOER, INPANTRY. To Our Fri'encfs.' HE Doughhoy .Staff wishes to express its grate- , ful appreciation of your generous support which has macfe this volume a possibility. Our fahors have been materiaffy lightened by the knowledge that you have been constantfy with us and for us. The prompt response by the stucfent lnocfy to our every request has been equaffeaf onfy by the great consideration shown us by the School Authorities. We have triecl in every way to carry out the wishes of the stucfents, and to set forth cfearfy the principles and policies of The Infantry Schoof. The tash has not been easy nor has it always been a happy one. But if we have succeeclecf in cfoing something which pfeases you even in the slightest cfegree we shaff afways feel that our egorts have not been in vain. COLUMBUS, GEORGIA OLUMBUS, GIQORGLX, like lfort Benning, should be of interest to the ollicers of the Llnited States Army as thousands of the com- missioned otlicers will visit both places as The Infantry School grows older. Columbus, located at the head of navigation on the Chattahoochee river, is 360 miles from the Gulf of blexico and is separated by the stream from Alabama, the city being the metropolis of XVestern Georgia. Steamers on the river carry the sportsman to the Great Deadlakes Region, noted for its hunting and fishing possibilities. The city is famed for its wide and beautiful streets, laid out loo years ago by state engineers who made the avenues and streets from 99 to 164 feet in width, allowing for beautiful parkways. Of special interest to the army oliicers are the schools, churches, highways and living accomodations. The Columbus public schools rank with those at the top. Two high schools are a part of the system. There is also Lorena Hall, a private school for girls, Chase Conservatory of hlusic and a parochial school. Churches of practically every denomina- tion are to be found in Columbus and these are conveniently located. One of the most beautiful squares of Columbus is the Church Square, also made possible by the foresight of the men laying the city out Ioo years ago. Beautiful drives, with an all year climate allowing automobile drives at any time, together with many points of interest in and near Columbus, offer an opportunity for many interesting trips. The Andersonville cem- etery is only 5o miles away. Six good hotels and a number of tea rooms, cafes and cafeterias offer Southern cooking and provide Columbus with the best eating places to be found in the South. A street car system, one line making the famous Wyiinton loop, and taxicabs make transportation easy. Fort Benning is reached by train or a bus line operating on regular hourly schedule. Amusements suiting those of any age are to be found in Columbus. Numerous moving picture theatres and an opera house Where the lead- ing productions are presented, are facilities for entertainment. A Country Club located on a hill-top with beautiful golf links is just beyond the sub- urbs of Columbus. Athletics find a place at the Driving Park Where many of The Infantry School athletic contests are staged. The park is the home of the annual Georgia-Auburn football classic when thousands of people visit Columbus. The Y. Nl. C. A. has several tennis courts near its famous marble home, the gift of George Foster Peabody, a native of Columbus. Sev- eral fresh water bathing pools are near the city and the Y. lvl. C. A. has a swimming pool as well as a large gymnasium. A number of dances at several halls with large floor space are given often. The Elks home has one of the best dance floors in the South. lVIany army officers and their families have taken advantage of the Chatta- hoochee Valley river trip as the means of finding recreation. The trip to the Gulf of Mexico and back requires about live days to make, the comfortably equipped steamer carrying the passenger through a panorama of scenery offering ten varieties of Nature's own art works, ranging from craggy cliffs to semi-tropical forests. Columbus is 'lwell organized". Four civic clubs, an Ad club, many fraternal and patriotic organizations and a real Chamber of Commerce, together with a number of other organizations, gives an outlet for ex- pression of one's civic, fraternal or patriotic spirit. The Elks, hflasons Knights of Columbus, lVloose, hlodern VVoodmen and other organizations have their club rooms centrally located. The American Legion post, one of the largest in the South, has many military men as members and the commander of the post this year is a captain of Infantry. Several hun- dred ollicers and enlisted men at the fort belong to the Legion post at Columbus. The civic clubs, Rotary, Kiwanis, Civitan and Lions, as well as the Ad Club, are big factors in making life in Columbus most pleasant for the people of the army circle. The several civic bodies work with the Chamber of Commerce in promoting the friendliest of feeling between the military personnel and the civilians. Matters of mutual interest to both city and fort are handled by the Camp Activities Committee of the Chamber of Commerce. The incoming officers are carried on tours of inspection of the city, being shown the great cotton mills, the lumber plants and other industries. The proximity of a great hydro-electric power development has given in- dustrial development in Columbus and vicinity great impetus. One mill covers more than 30 acres and is the largest cotton mill under one roof in America. The largest commercial furniture and hxture plant in the South is located in Columbus. The civic clubs are anxious that every arrival for duty at Fort Benning know Columbus and this year the plans for show- ing the city to the new arrivals will be handled by the Ad Club and the Chamber of Commerce. There are a variety of industries and the abun- dance of power, together with transportation facilities and other advantages will, no doubt, make Columbus one of the greatest industrial cities of the na- tion. At the present time it is known as one of the South's great indus- trial communities. Columbus wants her army friends to see these in- dustries. The transportation service into and out of Columbus is helping more than the industries as the tourist now Iinds it an easy matter to reach Columbus. ilihere are two all l'ullman trains between Columbus and St. Louis and Chicago. Sleeping car service, at desirable hours for night travel, is afforded between Savannah and Columbus while Pullman service on two lines may be had to NVashington and New York. Atlanta, scarcely more than loo miles away, may be visited in comfort by use of parlor car service. Jacksonville is in easy reach of Columbus via use of good train service. There are a number of historical and interesting places in and near Columbus. Some of these are the scene of the last Battle of the Civil XVar. at the Fourteenth street bridgeg St. lilmo, the ante-bellum home where Augusta Evans lvilson secured her scenes for the novel bearing that name: the house where the beautiful custom of Southern blemorial Day originated is still standing at l7iOLl1'Ui4:'l1fl1 street and Fourth avenue, an interesting place for a visit on the part of any Southern womang the Oglethorpe table, foot of Broad street, the stone on which General Ogle- thorpe set foot on his visit to this section and many others. Nearby resorts, a matter of 40 miles, reached by good roads offer interesting trips along the lines already mentioned. Columbus is on two main highways, the Dixie Overland and the Florida Short Route. In addition to being an interesting city and one most delightful for a home, combining many of the customs of the old South with the con- veniences of the modern day, Columbus is well policed and has a modern motorized fire department With several sub-stations located in residential sections. The efficient city commission-manager government is past its experimental stages and is doing much to provide further conveniences for the citizens. The Columbus Chamber of Commerce is ever ready to be of assist- ance to the army officers and their families and will cooperate in any Way to make the stay of these people pleasantn The organization cheerfully sends literature or specific information to any inquirer. D K FINIS OUR ADVERTISERS "I'OOK over this list carefully, you officers who expect to be at Ben- 'LJ ning' next year. These are the irnis that inade the Doughboy possible. lVithout exception they are reliable and it has been our experience that they never lose an opportunity to give a serv- ice inan the best they have. Wfe reconnnend theni to you highly and we can reconnnend no others. You will spend the greater part of a year's salary in Columbus next year. Be guided by this list of Dough- boy adrertisers-never fail to refer to it when about to inake a pur- chase-you will save money. PAGE A. C. Chancellor Co.. Military Goods .... S Alligator Clothing Co. .................. IO Atlantic Ice and Coal Corp. ........ 33 Alsobrooks Specialty Shop ..,. 43 Bickerstaff Brick Co. .................... 9 Beach-Mosely Co.. I-Iardware ............ I5 Burrus Motor N Tractor Co.. Ford Agency 16 Blanchard and Booth Co., Dry Goods .... 25 Brannon and Carson Co., Drugs ........ 33 Cricket Tea Room ................. 9 Chero-Cola .......... . .... ............... 1 1 C. Schomburg and Son .................. I7 Corcoran and Meadows, Auto Supplies .. Cliff M. Averett. Buick Agency .......... -2 Chas. Muerisse Cx Co., Polo equipment... 26 19 O9 Coca-Cola Botting Co. .................. 27 Chamber of Commerce .................. 52 C. L. Torbett, Undertaker 37 Columbus Textile Association 40 Columbus Iron VV0rks ........... 41 Columbus Electric and Pou'e1' Co. .. 45 C. VV. Mizell, Men's Cothing ............ 46 Columbus Savings Bank X Trust Co. ..... 48 Davis Campbell Company, Auto Supplies. 4.1 Deaton Grocery Co. .................... 46 Eugene F. Gray. Nash Motors ........... 4 Everidge's Bakery ............. 6 Everettls Drug Store ........ I3 E. L. Stanley Co. ............. 34 Foley and Cargill. Shoes ......... 7 Fidelity Loan X Investment Co. I2 F. I. I-Ieiberger and Son ........ I3 Fourth National Bank ......... 21 Foote Sv Davies Co. ..... 52 First National Bank .... 31 Flournoy Realty Co. .... 37 Frank A. Hoppe .......... I3 Georgia Grocery Company ............... 23 Grand and Rialto Theaters .............. 38 Georgia Auto Exchange ................ . 50 Georgia Produce Co.. and Hecht B1'os. .... 50 Hicks and Johnson, Drugs ............... 6 I-Iumes M'us1c Co. ...................... 24 Hofflin and Greentree. Menls Clothing 27 Howard Taxi and Bus Company ........ 28 H. Rothschild, Furniture ................ 29 Home Savings Bank .................... 30 Herring and McGehee. Unclertakers ...... 41 Hubbard Hardware Co. ............ 44 I. L. Couch Co., Auto service ..... I5 I. XIV. Schuessler Co, .......... IQ J. C. Ingram, Garage .......... 33 J. A. Kirven Co., Dept. Store .... 35 PAGE Kyle Bros. Auto Co.. Studebaker .... .. .. 20 Kinsel it Petri jewelry Store ..... .. 25 Knight Iron 81 Metal Co. ....... . .. 39 Lamar Smith, jewelry ............ .... 2 1 Loewenherz Bros., Dept. Store .... .... 4 3 Lady Jane Shops .............. .... 4 9 L. H. Davis, Sporting Goods ............ 50 Montag Bros., Stationery ................ 4 Maxwell Bros. IQ McDonald. Furniture... 6 Marchman's Garage ..................... 9 Muscogee Motor Co., Hudson and Essex. I2 Miller 8: Taylor Shoe Co. ............... I4 Max Rosenberg, Sporting Goods ......... 20 McMurria Motor Co.. Franklin and Reo.. 34 McDowell and Striplin, Hupmobile ..... 38 Merchants and Mechanics Bank ......... 44 M. B. Clason, Optician ............. .... 4 6 National Show Case Company .......... 47 Newman it Bruce. Barbecued Meat ...... 49 Overland Sales Co. ...................... 46 Phoenix Bank ...................... .... 4 Pease K Massey. Auto Supplies ..... .... 6 Philip Haskell. Military Clothing I2 Piggly lviggly Stores ............ .... 2 9 Philips Hardware Co. ......... .... 3 6 Rose I-Iill Greenhouses .. .. 5 Ralston Hotel ................ .... 1 8 Reid Furniture Co. ............ .... 2 3 Ray Jones Tire Co., Lee Tires .. 2Q S. Z. jordan Tire Co. .......... .... 2 7 Springer Hotel .............. .... 4 2 Sol Loeb Co. ............. .... 4 3 Shackelford's Drug Store . . . . 44 S. Dana. Uniforms ...................... 49 Savings Bank and Trust Co. ............. 48 The First National Bank of Highland Falls, N. Y. ......................... 2 The Wfaverly Hotel ................ .. 21 The Fair, lVomen's Clothing ............ 21 The Georgia Home Insurance Co. ....... 30 The Quality Shop, Military Goods .. .... 38 The Chas. S. Harrison Post, American Legion ............................. 41 The National Brewing Co. .............. 42 Third National Bank ....... .... 4 S The City of Columbus .... .... 5 I U-Drive-It Co. ............ .. 23 VVheat Drug Co. ............. 3 WValter Smith Clothing Co. I5 VVhite's Book Store ........ .... 1 9 XV. T. Harvey Lumber Co. 34 XV. T. Heard, Dodge Cars .... .... 3 7 as X 1 H .1 I f ' f g . -Q 5 f X., E F E I5 w g l fu wx w . K ,jj QS IK I U is '. Q A I ' w I ,Q IP f X, I f f I 1 f If f 'xfbf 1 2' K X uf if 1 ' ,F E x ,5 1+ W ' 0 fu , X .X -' f V - f' rgnigfs ' I ..V. I X .z.. , 'M ' C' ' ff rf'-J N 1 M., .5 1 r 4'f'2j +5120 L Q " T Q11 X 'A A --1 Y 1 T 4 'AX 5 X J .'.: :CJ V A ' uf 255 , J,- . A ,I 'VP gi 52 Yu K Y 5,2 S f - Af- '-Q -3 V-' n m -NI,- NZXW "" - A - A A ' - f A -J 12 21. r' - A v XXX: C9 7 Z KJ J Q NJA KJ-1 wA,:"-ff- S- fx QS. , fi SI in I , A I 27 .. A I f-H -N -- it serig, ' 1 E 4 WV SAFETY SERVICE SECURITY THF, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF HIGHLAND FALLS, N. Y. OUR FRIENDS AND DEPOSITORS ARE FOUND VVHEREVER THE ARMY IS STATIONED. "We Will Do The Same For Youn TI-IEO. J. HICKS, Cashier Page Two "Friends of the Army" 'l'll.X'l' lb! WIIAT WE 'FRY TU BIC IN ICYICIKY XVAY. JI,-llfli Ulflf I'L.'lf'lf Your l'l'Il1Il'Z-l'UlIS nigh! and rlny for zufref llvrc lo serve you. r YY V V Wheat Sz Shehiut Wheat Drug Co. Floral CO- Fine Pharmacists Flowers, both cut and potted, of Drugs, soda, cigars, cigarettes, every kind in the Hnest quality, toilet articles, and every sundry, from our own greenhouses in and more, that the best drug shop Wynnton, Carries. Truck Delivery to the Fort Every Day. 1116 Broad Street Columbus, Ga. Page Three ASH A Good Automobile 'Z-Xs good as the best-and Better than the rest." EUGENE E. GRAY -D E ALE R- Sales, Service and Parts Dept. 1115-17-19 First Avenue, Columbus, Ga. MOTOR 0 Q a TRUCKS UUE STRENGTH V The strength of this Bank lies not in its bricks and stones alone, which make its building, but in the Ideals of Honor held by the men who Conduct its affairs. XVe ask for the business of those who appreciate these standards. PHOENIX BANK 1200 Broad Street :The Bank of Personal Service ' 'WRITE HER GN ' ESA. Ffa 9 xl' Xi jg, xx Jew - H J . -:B F A .- 7 w k. R G S A , M O N T A L . 4 Fashionable lVriting Paper Q SI-IE WILL APPRECIATE IT. SOLD BY - THE POST EXCHANGE MADE BY . ,. IVIONTAG BROTHERS, INL. ffm 'Jew 2 ATLANTA when Page F0111 ,rw 77' -f I . . 5222, 1 ,R 1-'F Q uo! N - JPL ' . " qi' ' ff?'Y.f4'lf:',7x?s,f'l"kfg-,t,r' 1 'J 1, 1 ,,fS.,N, I' ,J 50' E fffX-,f, 4 is " 1 , -- 'yfefz . te - me tie? A j A -- PJ of inf- -a sie? I k-if Q- lx! gt,-1, - ' f",Q v 31'1 'x:1?j, X pt L- - Y 3,1 if-. A 115 2 X A -S p xx nl gl 5 f Y, I' I - J. .21 - ' .1 V - - 1..., V- Li" - X, -' ei, f ' -' --A 'S-1,2 - ,A kg. -QI fb fglh- 1 1 ,,.- , j Q -' 5-, Ltf,-I.. --1 Q--ii' -S., one - if-el See v : SDF - A T5 A 1, ' , gg Neg- , L eel, ' 5 1 A. B ig " X. ' -5-Y?-T ..1- Q ,i -i?' ' ROSE HILL GREENHOUSES FLORISTS Phones: Greenhouses 654 -Store 693 Motto: Courtesy Service FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS CUT FLOWERS POTTED PLANTS DESIGNS DECORATIONS LANDSCAPE GARDENING, ETC. We Deliver to Camp Menzbers Florist Telegraph Delivery Association Page Five PEASE 81 MASSEY 9344 Broad Street Phone 1317 U. S. 22122 G.8cJ. Gas --- O11 VULCANIZING ACCESSORIES OPEN ALL NIGHT Appreciation-H This ad is given solely as an appreciation of the splendid loyal friendships and con- tinuous patronage of the Officers, Ladies and Enlisted Men of Fort Benning. It is our pleasure to s e r v e y o u daily through the P o s t Commissary and our store in the City, 109 Twelfth St., where we manufacture the Highest Grade of Cakes, Breads Pas tt ies, WE THANK YOU- Everidgels Bakery 109-12th St. Phone 1332 WE FURNISH THE HOME Maxwell Bros. St McDonald High Class and Medium FURNITURE HE 1022 Broad Street Phone 409 Co1umbus, Georgia Hicks 81 Johnson YOUR druggists, at the corner of 12th Street and First Avenue, op- posite the Post Office. Sellers of B. B. B. Pipes, Dun- hill Pipes Agents for C. H. S. Cigars, Martha Wash- ington Candy, Elmer's New Or- leans Candies, Mavis Chocolates. "If a drug store sells it, We have it or will get it for you." Full line of Dog Medicines and Dog Foods. Page S r FOLEY C RGILL, Inc Wfllc Shoe and Stocking Store" 1 1350 BROAD STR EET COLUMBUS, GEORGIA MEMBER QP IU4, GPQAAT 0 Z 45' NAVV 9 MAKE OUR STORE YOUR STORE Page Seven 4 Military and Civilian Outfitters Everything W01'11 By The Soldier Columbus Headquarters for O f ieers and Enlisted Men A 1 - We Carry Only The BEST-H fjj JOHN B. STETSON CO. HATS, HENRY V, ALLEN 8 CO. CAPS. .11-2' ll' tml ll' ,., 73 S :fw E3 ?," E iff 's 1 Q 5 ill 'Ai I" ' V 1 TEITZEL-JONES-DEHNER BOOTS AND PUTTEES. THE HOUSE THAT SMISFIES OUTFITTERS " , COLUMBUS, GA. 'N LOOK FOR SIGN-'THE GOLDEN ARM TRADE MARK x A.ccHANcfu0f? ca " if an fag " X "A' 'QA Q- 7- 273 :5-vrlg-N I N 54. .-- f:-A .N VI- f Q4 ,fa , Sa n fiiezr a -.sffgan - fa VVHO THREW Tl-lAT'l! 'r Page Eight IVE I-IRE lllilfli FOR I'OI7R CUJW 'l:'Nl1i1YC.'lf. M111 1'JllI :uw IIN j'lII 1 11i:l11s. Sumlamys ZIIIII I I l XX ll ly Iilxt 1'l:1sx 111:-1-I1.11111x, 4lIllI ,111 1-111 .'I 1'l:1Ns sI'l'Yi1-1-, Servivv Our M0110 Ifl'1I1'IIl'IH!I. Nfmwzylv. U'f1.vl1iny1 unfl fimvlxizzyf. I'11I1'f111iti11yl. Gas and Oil XX I 11'1- :1 1'.- 1'2ll' lh-11:11'l111-- I -1 l'l1I ll uw- 111 11111' lII'XN --:mx .1 :1 Iriall . ml In- 1'-1111'i111---fl. IVIarehman's Garage Sz Quick Tire Service 13119-lst Avenue, C'olumh11s, Gu. Phone 1323 BICKERSTAFF BRICK CO. BORIGIX .-1s 11.11111 AS THE DOUGHBOY For All Purposes 22-I21I1 Street COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HE OFFICERS AND THEIR FAMILIES STATIONED AT FORT BENNING THE PAST THREE YEARS ARE OUR BEST ADVERTISING. Page N ine lli ator Clothin Compan ST. LOUIS, U. S. A. Makers of FEATHERWEIGHT AND SERVICE ALLIGATOR WATERPROOF CLOTHING Facts About Alligator Clothing: They are absolutely waterproof. , . . . iff'-fggsylt They are phant in cold climates, and will uri not become sticky in hot or humid climatic ..' conditions. n Oil, grease and dirt can be washed off . with soap and water, ,yi Age will not deteriorate, disintegrate or U- 1- V, - it Q 1, :Y r js, oxidize them. E , ut lVhen folded and packed tor storage, these OX . l garments will not crack or suffer any ill l "iq ClfCClS. 3 ' 2 , tx -illii ,HEt 'j qfl' Y- . . . 2 Ei , 'W ty Will not soil the finest clothing. If 91535 Sigsgox ' . . . ifffl Q - - Additional Facts About Featherweightsz get in g They are the lightest and strongest gar- "-ff ik ment ever made, that is absolutely water- -- proof, and are manufactured from cloth that Q 5 gag-Q ti gg' is the strongest ever woven for its weight. g 1 k Can be carried in a very small space by ,Qi rolling or folding with no injury to gar- ' 'ffl ment Alligator Clothing Will Keep You Dry-u Guaranteed Waterproof ' Page Ten Hits The ' - x Spot' 1 .Mole Trufc fflavor Wi flfher Cola f ,fi XM' ff ," Y f i X ' Jliore ?1u'c Sugar f l" , W f ' X More Wholesome Refreshmeni X I brf,fEp55",VoAJ5'5aq50bo . Chero-Cola Company COLUMBUS, GEORGIA CADILLAC I-IUDSGN -- ESSEX MUSCOGEE MQTQR COMPANY BURREL C. COLE, Mgr. THIRTEENTH ST. COLUMBUS, GA. Nliliiflfy Ellld CiVi1iE111 I CLOTHING K tm , t H on mon y 11153 men TAILORED BY plan-SW Interest. Per P sonal indorsements. HA KELL - . 5 Fldemy Loan The Tailor Who Makes Clothes. and Investment Co- 107 Twelfth Street Phone 408 Columbus, Ga. 1247 BROAD STREET P T I .I C0012 DRI!! STORE E. A. l'iYlClil'I'l"l', l,l'tllll'lt'llml', ICE CRE.-I II FUR .ll,l. UCC ISIUXS iiH!IlFll'S!llf' fluff lfwluif -lgvllls lol' Norris ami hxilllllllilll Vznmlii-s. ICE CRE,-Ill. SUUJ lin.-I TER, C.-IXDIES. CIC.-llfS. TOILET .-1lfTll,'LES . 2121-l1Zll1Slreet C0lumlJUS, Georgia Vseil lay Vnvle Sams Expert Riflemen l uovvizfs NITRU POWIJIQR SOINENT No. 9 4'l'1':l1lv Xlnrlc iit'LflSl4'I'4'llI IMI' rllalflfllgl lliylll-lmn'r'f' lNpVilly1li1'llli Hi- ' flaw, l,'11'nlr:1'x :mil l"i:'i'rlru1s nf rlll lrillrlx. ' 1'. A rumpnunfl that will rvmnnc the res- ' ' iriuc ol' any high power-pnwder, including lilo-'Ile powilr-r ll will neutralize any ' ru'-:rue an mule nu mil an 'l d l l l l' d lending that may he lell in the barrel nller cleaning, and pre'-'enl pitting. No. 9 is lhe only riilc cleaning solvenl Lhul will vemovo rust, mclul fouling and loading. NITPOX C L 149 . .T Vt 1-HH-I-1-t-c-1-1-vm.. ..-....... . ,U W..- .theo- l A For cleaning the .2Zrulll1rc rifles, re- rl " "i vnlvere- und uulomalic pistols, il has no MNQ gif ' equal. HAWK' '.If1",""'i"'1""'A""' Nitro P4-wzier Solxcnl No. 9 ic ei -:.l','I'f'lL.'1,'I'lf' rinrsecl by the most prominent rullemifn -ta H-4... ua.. ...-,. . A , U uuliwuu-bans. hrfr-1 In mcflcd- -. f1ii1L"ifm'i!-'i"l-iff' '52 - - .- .'.,' ',.,,--, Used by the U. S. Rifle Teams in all rua s"'R"',Q""'iYnr 1-1 their mul:-hes. No rillvrnan or Quarter- ' - . 111-sg:-'llc-fr-neu ma:-Ler s Department should be without. yi. 'j it. S-,lil lly Slurrlillg liomls l'lv:1li:1's :ind at Post l':Xt'll1lU2l'S. .wir llnlulfm-flzrw' FRANK A. HOPPE, INC. 3271-i N. Sth Street Plmiluilclphiu, Pa. F- J- HEIBERGER Ef SON, lnc. 14-19 F. Street N. W. Washington, D. C. ARMY UNIFORMS, CIVILIAN CLOTHES AND EQUIPMENTS MAKERS OF ONLY THE BEST FOR MORE THAN SEVENTY YEARS. LATEST STYLES IN CIVILIAN DRESS ALL EQUIPMENT-CAPS, ETC. FURNISHED We take this opportunity to express to the officers of Ft. Benning, Ga., our appreciation for the many courtesies extended to us, through our Mr. Fred H. Gauss, on his visits to Ft. Benning. No matter at what station you may he, samples and prices cheerfully mailed upon request. Page Thirfeen MILLER e TAYLOR SHOE COMPANY SZ3ffZEhF00fZU6dV FOR LADIES, MEN AND CHILDREN , ..,.,-,f o Presenting at all seasons the most ap- . A proved models simultaneously with their A 'V w -' appearance in the leading fashion centers ,Q ,.,. ,QA 4, I Army Dress and Service Shoes For Men a Specialty FINE WALKING, SPORT and DANCING FOOTWEAR for LADIES OUR LEADERS For Ladies-Laird-Schober and Arch Preserver For Melia--Nettletoifs, Walk-Oxfei' ,... and Arch Presewer X! For Children-Red Riding Hood Shoes A MILLER 5 T YLQR S1-IOE COMPANY 1218 BROAD STREET PHONE 24105 COLUMBUS, GA. Page Fourtea Heuclquurlers KZIl'Pl5NllEl.1llfR GOOD CLUTIIISS MflNf1.4 TTA .Y Sllllf TS DUBHS .3111 .-ll'lf. llfITS WHEN xou 'Ire iu the City we will lme glad lo serve you. Walter Smith Glo. Co. 22 Twcllltll Street THE HOUSE WITII .11 COJVSCIEFNYIE. The Road That Leads You Home ll may llc Z1 ruggecl our-, llul il brings you lo your uuulo- llOlHCu of servire. ll rs our flvsxrc to serve you aucl serve you well. Tell us your cur troubles uucl u'e'll do your worrying for you Yours for service, J. L. COUCH CO. BEACHHMOSELY COMPANY 1 H E wlmcnffffne STORE HARDWARE, CUTLERY, TOOLS, PAINTS, VARNISHES, BRUSHES, ENAMEL WARE, ALUMINUM WARE, SPORTING GOODS, FISHING TACKLE Member Association Army and Navy Stores IIIO BROAD STREET Phones 355-356 COLUMBUS, GEORGIA Page Fifteen , f ff? I, "Rf 'f K 1, .4 Af f O gg- I" I, D HV! -' - I ' V 'a D . gflgf ,l aff, 4 3 '11, XML, 'V , - 'I ' ' 'Jim ' "' L' MQ? Qyfgf , ' ' A '1' :'i- ' A ,422 i?V"5'r1Y'VlT-'V5 , ' A' ' L Y ' ',. ' 571 ,ffxr f fff 41.11-1Z K4f,rVZ ,-i1c 12-, ' ww-QL A - . Q43 ,n flig A UQ? Wifi x f-Q' 7 f . Lf' H -uk 'I ,V '--AW, nj' 3 -- , -A If-:fl "Q-:T-f.'f:i'R5f "r.'f11i1.-Y-..? -.f,' N -1' ' QQ XE .frm : 2 " ig E A - 1 R 1 ' THE UNIVERSAL CAR- HE MOST ECONOMICAL TRANSPORTATION BE- TWEEN FORT BENNING AND THE CITY. 'THE W'ORLD'S FINEST MOTOR CARS" S E R V I C E BURRUS MOTOR 81 TRACTOR CO. 1216-22 FIRST AVE. PHONE 3500 PHENIX MOTOR CO. MASONIC BLDG. PHONE 3422 Page Sixfee WE FEEL IT A GREAT PRIVILEGE TO MEET AND KNOW THE PERSONNEL OF OUR ARMY AND WE WISH TO EXTEND AN INVITATION TO EACH AND EVERY MEMBER AT BENNING TO VISIT OUR STORE AT ANY TIME. FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE IN COLUMBUS HAS EQUIPPED US TO SERVE YOUR INTEREST IN OUR LINE O- SOHOMBURG Ef SON JEWELERS 1121 BROAD ST. COLUMBUS GA AT THE SIGN OF THE CLOCK PgS MODERN ABSOLUTELY FIREPROOF EUROPEAN RALSTO I-IGTEL F ar Enough Away From Business Center To Be .Quin and Peaceful I I 1 ' I ,1 . -. . "J 44. i ' 'f'f'z' JE Q. . 3-rg, , ' gzggz- 1.71 . x 1 A,-- - - Erase , I "iw ,R - 5 jlguix: .':-f-.agqkm I 2 4: 2: R f 7' .,,, - 'i 7 1 . ' 7"""i'i?3?fef:1ie:..:,1ATfs-if I Jr !4 16 1.1 I li fts-g.,,i. 1 ,ar VA ki up Q ,I I 1: , , NA k .Alf "Aw w: F , ff - 4 px . - 4, lar- vi.--if i E' -UPEI f Lig a! sf ,, if R I : 4 Q 43 R ua an A a 'qev "1 4:32571 -.75 .N -' ' ' '-e"f-lfl, -'3'-4 'F ',. -- jgll,ff1!, vg,p ll not fi Q T .1-1-1. N i r ' 1"-.?.:'- RJ A . N' ff' f ' '.f'Q"f:4F:ivs'R ..4, ,-.-. i ,,,.... l its i s' F in A V :-ga:ff+:f,-- "' 4 55 25:2 in 3llL1"4 lf: ,V , VT! ' ,avi-. i- . W ifi!! ""N 5T,7l1,fJ T? -.,-51:-3-aii"'1l?-sf -32552 " 'A R Vi. lf 1Q e4j,iF,fPf, EL! ,..'f -5-I-,l'j't'5, .- 5,1-fi-1'f"5Q'.fkf ,V 1 -, - 'WZ'-A i ' .i li iflfl'-15-QiQ,, 4' gf- -X, ' , 1'rQ-iflii i ' E -- V - f ',5I1"5,?s' ri 5: i 1: r ,A .aa fl 4,4 Qc 4 W 3. -" ' i e ' f . .-.L lr.- --F- --i- 1 me-R .1 E - e,-. 1 5 ,L RWM r ,,,,,g.M ' -1,3 .s.:q,,3agg,.gf:'5f1, -ggi COLUMBUS, GEORGIA 200 Rooms of Comfort and Satisfaction I Reasonable Rates-Quoted Upon Request. Near fill Aetivifiesg Shopping Center Theatres Clzurelzes Elf. First Class Restaurant-Frenclz Cuisine-wlzich will meet your approval in every wayg even the prices. Renclez-vous of all the Officers of the lnfantry School, Ideal sojourn for their visiting friends and relatives. Charles Loridans, Proprietor Maurice Loriclans, Manager Page Eiglzfeefz WE SPECIUXLIZQE KOH.-IKS KOILAIK FINISIEIING FOI 'A' Tfl IN PEVS I 'ENT fl LS Gl'tTiixl1Ilg Curcls for Every Day A ND A l,I, OCCASIONS T.-ILL1' Cf! RDS PLACE Cf! RDS Pl,.fI YINC CARDS Cf! IIE COCAONTERS FICTION-GIFT l300lx'S-UICTIOp'Y:lRIES Whiteys Boole Store NVQ? Have Appreciatecl The PtllI'Oll85C? of the 1922-1923 CLASSES of The l11fEl11t1'Y School and Extend a Most Cordial Invitation To The 1923-1924 CLASSES WHEN IN NEED OF Dry Goocls, Notions TO CALL ON J. W. SCHUESSLER COMPANY 1135 Broad Street Phone 273 Columbus, Georgia THE PLf1CE THAT TREATS THE JIRMY BOYS RIGHT Auto Accessories Tires 81 Tubes A R E OUR SPECIALTY CORCORAN A N D MEADOWS Phone 2670 A 1238 First Ave. Columbus, Georgia Page Nizzctcezz COLUMBUS MOST ATTRACTIVE STORE OUR DISTINCTION IS THAT EVERYTHING IS A LITTLE DIFFERENT AND BETTER THAN FOUND ELSEWHERE. Sole Agent Mark Cross Leather Goods I-Iartnian and Indestructo Wfardrobe Trunks MAX ROSENBERG Select--Chosen or taken from a number by preference For many arc caller! but fcu- nrr' CIIUNPII. Matt. 22 :1-l. What greater distinction could be bestowed upon you, than to say that you are one of "Uncle SIIIHISU chosen, taken from a number: that you were "weighed in the balance" and not found "wanting." The uniform you wear is a badge of distinc- tion. You are recognized by the nations as truly a valiant soldier, whose record has already been made. The flag that you reverence. support and defend floats in its supremacy over all others. We do homage to you. To know you is to like and admire you, to serve you is a pleasure and the height of our ambition. The -car we sell is "taken from 21 number by preference" the merits of which are so well known that it does not require comment. We consider it a distinct honor to sell a car whose record floats above competition with the same supremacy that our flag floats above the other nations. lt's the recogfnized leader in all con- quests, in quality it is unsurpassed, in looks it has a peculiar distinction, ex- clusively its own. To you who must go we bid you a reluctant good-bye. To you who come we welcome you with outstretched hands. Our car we proudly recommend to you, because- STUDEBAKER KYLE Bnos. Auro eo. 1'11 fd IT,S A SIX STORES: Page T zomzf-x HOTEL- E112 waved? -cum EU POPEAN CHAS. E. WALTON. PROP. JACK WALTON. MGR. V - ilfoiumlmn,Q5co1.-gin THE FAIR Cloaks, Suits, Skirts, Shoes and Milliriery Telephone 842 Columbus, Georgia 111 N1 ooe' 'l'IONfXL BANK gor- CUl,lTNlliL'S. CQICORCIA-X Uffirfms 1 1 11xw1'11.x1:11, , 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 x11w1:. , 1 1 1 1 xx 1 ll 1 11:1-:1,1., 1 1 1 1 XXIII wx' 1 1 1 11 111 IX 1 1 1 xx Xl II xx Xl 1 . . . 1 1 1 4511 IN'I'liHIfS'l' ON SAVINGS Sfrvngilz i Cozzricsy i- Service amar Smith Watches Jewelery Diamonds AND Silverware Columbus, Georgia 1131 Broad St. Phone 3032 Page TZE'C7lfj'-0710 CLIFF M. AVERETT BUICK PACKARD Sales and Service 'x x Eff 7 . 43 OYCDG KQQ 45 1131 FIRST AVENUE PHONE 883 WHEN BETTER AUTOMOBILES ABE BUILT BUICK WILL BUILD THEM. P T I 2' .. , ,T 15 .. 1 Carlo. W1Ie,n5'sn Ilcfuoux. ? . ? 'Im Hmm- just 4-nl:-rin: upon l'l'SIIIl'l"l!'l'! 01' 1-.min-rnplnliliz eluing so in Vulilliilms, Ili- vulvinp: Ilu- vlmil-v nl' il SKllll'f'l' ul' suppli:-s I'i Ill IulI ix I Il i II ll 4'I'lII'f'IX U' I' I ll'. 'I' ll' I' 'I' I1 ' I 'I x I . ISIIIIVICIIY VHXIIRXXY sf-i'vic'1' will :11rp1':iI. VII-...sins :1 gum-I-11' is mm-I1 Iikl- vlumsliig :1 I-nulc. 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Q rt X, -Z v -1 :vw 'D I 14-I Q 'IZW 'S ' Avv 5 Georgia Grocery Company IIT Twelfth Street Phone 2300 "Il7'l1ere Groceries of Qualily Are Ever 011 Saleli R EI D FURNITURE COMPANY BEAUTIFUL FURNITURE AND HOUSE FURNISHINGS We cater especially to the Attaches of Fort Benning. Terms Cash or to suit your convenience. -WE, FEATURE- Continental F urnilnre McDougal Kitchen Cabinets Mascott Stoves Simmons Beds Ranney Refrigerators Imported ancl Domestic Wall Papers Phone 903 938 Broad St. II. IS. II.XIli'I-IH. Ii. IV. XICIIOLLS, 1'1'i-sinh-ut Svc. and Trens. RENT A NEW CAR-DRIVE IT YOURSELF HDFIVHII H CO- ST UDEBAKERS F ORDS CHEVROLETS 1211-1213 First Avenue Phone 612 Columbus, Georgia Pug 0 T2C'8l1lj'-fll'l'E6 HUMES F OR EVERYTHING IN MUSIC Musical Instruments ggi, . r- 'T xx 'f--' . --HIS MAs1':n-5 VOICV, WWW 0 IF EVER nv NEED OF THE M, OSERVICES OF A Good Jewelry Store K lr U7lzere you can fnd f l'ligl1 Gracie Goods at Popular Prices if and O l A Most Complete Watcli 81 4 Jewelry Repair Department ' COME TO Kirisel SZ Petrfs Jewelry Store 1105 BROAD STREET, COLUMBUS, GEORGIA ?,,1p' .Q M or 1 EE e 915 R BLANOHARD 85 BOOTH COMPANY DRY GOODS and READY-TO-WEAR 1124 1126 BROAD ST. COLUMBUS, GA. P T tyii Us Duplicate Your Favorite Malletii R. W? MEURISSE POLO AND SADDLE EQUIPMENT Q5 Cl-IAS. IVIEURISSE 8: COMPANY 4638 Cottage Grove Ave., CHICAGO, ILL. Catalog with Rules on Request. CALL 2500 WITH YOUR TIRE TROUBLES WE HANDLE FIRESTONE Tires Which Give Most Miles Per Dollar Vulcanizing SI Road Service a Specialty ...... S. Z. Jordan Tire Co. l2l3-lst Ave. Ga. Auto. EXC. Bldg. Clothing and Furnishings OF QUALITY For Men and Boys v l'lOlllin 81 Greeniree The Store That Service Built 1128 Broad Street P T 1 I . -J-climax Qu . M... "The Most X Bottled 1" 71 'X Refreshing i, ff in Drink Q in the 5 N I 'g Sanitary World" K, I' fx' QV 1-ai -'-5 i Y-,'-.l'..l-..g'1J Delicious-Refreshing QQCA-COLA BQTTLING CO. COLUMBUS, GEORGIA 'Howard Taxi and Bus Company 5.21: .H-:T gg 5 IFA, Q Q iifilifsl Z . Bi fTiF3s1iifIfi'TT' Twin sixes PACKARDS Late Models Service in Keeping With The Equipment Fort Benning Stand. Phone 101-Post. BUSES-Facts About the Buses August 13, 1921, to and including December 12, 1922 Round Trips, Columbus-Fort Benning ............................ 134-51 Passengers Hauled ................................. .... ..... 3 6 9267 Schedules Missed ...... ................ . . . 7 Injuries in Accidents . . . ................... . . . None SCHEDULES From Columbus on the Hour every hour beginning at 5:00 a, m. Last bus leaves city at 12:00 Midnight. From Fort Benning on the Hour every hour beginning at 6:00 a. m. Last bus leaves the Fort at 12:4-0 a. rn. COMFORT The buses are equipped with extra length special tempered springs, rubber insulated spring shackles, Overman cushion tires and spring seats and are therefore very easy riding. FARE 25 cents for the nearly 9 miles, which we believe is the lowest charge for a similar service in the country. Howard Taxiand Bus Company Main Office Phone City 410 Phone Fort Benning lOl-Post Page Twenty-ciglzt X TN . .V L .xx X. 'T- If l Q- f I T 'fir l '-, N . - B 11' A X ', 'ETL 9 f fiiff' I' M, ff' S X, , 5 ? I f-ifif' , X, THF- TAPER CHASE. PTGGLY WIGGLY 6 srolucs 1237 Brozul Sl. 1000 Broucl Sl. 12123 Sixteenth 51. ZOIIS Zml Ave. ZOZT llum Ave. lTf30 Ham Ave. More than 1000 High Quality foocl products for less llmn they are usually solcl in other stores. In Columbus and vicinity nearly everybocly buys groceries at a Piggly Wiggly Store GOOD FURNITURE CONVENIENT TERMS H. ROTHSCHILD 1228 BROAD STREET Largest and Oldest Furniture ' House in City. WSMILE AT MILESW USE LEE PUNCTURE PROOF TIRES AND SAVE TROUBLE. We Carry a COMPLETE STOCK OF SIZES. Ray Jones Tire Co. 1230 First Ave. Phone 221 Columbus, Georgia A Pa e Twenty-1zi1ze I-IO E SAVINGS BANK, GEORGIA HOME BUILDING CAPITAL .................... ................. . . . .3 50,000.00 SURPLUS .............. . 35,000.00 UNDIVIDED PROFITS .. .. 18,672.74 TOTAL ASSETS ..... ........... . .. I,3I9,946.6I OFFICERS: RHODES BROIVNE, 1-,I'k'SIfIL?l'It YVM. B. LANGDON, Tice-Presirlent M. L. PATTERSON, JR., TYGZISIIIEI DIRECTORS: Rhodes Browne, Presimll-nip C. E. Wesilyl-oolc, Dry Goods and Notions H. L. XI'illinins, I'1'0sicIent, Swift Mfg. CO. F. G. Power, President, Power-Baird Co. George A, P91111-0, President. City Mills Co. Reuben Kyle, Kyle Bros. Auto Company. Charles XV. Mizell, Iilattvi' K llen'S Outfitter Xvlll. B. Langdon, Vice-President. AI. L. Put! ersun, ,Tr., T1'ensu1'e1'. THE SURE ROAD TO SUCCESS IS THROUGH SAVING Interest at Four Per Cent Allowed' on Deposits, Compounffed .Semi-Annually. DEPOSITS INVITED Fort Benning Representatives: Ii. O. I'Iuw:irfl. R. M. Hall, Jr. The Georgia Home Insurance Company COLUMBUS, GEORGIA CASH CAPITAL .. TOTAL ASSETS .. RHODES BROXVNE, President. DANA BLACKMAR, Vice-Pres. and Rhodes Browne, Presiclvni., Duma Blacfkiiiar, Vice-President. L. H. Chappell, Real Eslzite. R. E. Dismukes, Capitalist. IB29-1923 ...S200,000.00 ..727,9941-.21 OFFICERS: , GEORGE KLUMP, Assistant Secretary. Sec'y. A. P. BUGG. T1-ez1su1'e1'. DIRECTORS: ' Julius Friedlaeuder, Julius Friecllaendei' Co., Bnggiug and Ties. H. H, Swift, Slade 8 Swift, Attorneys. H. L. XVillinms, President, Swift Mfg. Co. Fire, Lightning, Use and Occupancy, Profits and Rent Insurance A HOME COMPANY SEEKING HOME PATRONAGE YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED REPRE SENTED LOCALLY BY D. F. YVillcox Sa Company, Jim and George Wood1'uE. J. C. Cook, Jr. R, P, Spencer. Herbert D. Groover. C. M. Woolfolk. Page Thirty lst NATIONAL BANK GEORGIA HOME BUILDING 'The White Bankv' CAPI'll:X L ...............,.....,....,.......... . 200,000.00 SURPLIS ............. . 200.00000 LNDIYIDIZD PROFITS . . . . 50,710.38 TOT.-XI.. ASSIi'I'S ...... ,..,....... . . . I.052.8I2.66 OFFICERS : Iihocles Browne. Prcsimlcnl YV111. NV. Hunt, N'ICf'-lD1'P5lflCIll. A. I.. Burch. .-Xssil. Cusliicr H. K. Park. Cashier R. II. Nh-Culcheon. Asst Cashier DlRIfCI'ORS: Rhodes Browne. President. Frank G. Power. Power-Baird Company. John K. Harris, John K. Harris S Company. Clothing. Harry L. Williaiiis. Presiclcnl. Swift Manufacturing Company. T. C. Hudson, Capitalist. C. B. Tarver, C. B. Tarver S Company. Groceries and Supplies. Sam Kaufman, Kaufman Bros., Wholesale Candy. C. E. Westh1'ook, Department Store. Wm. W. Hunt, Vice-President. L. W. McPherson, Presiclent, Deaton Grocery Company, Wholesale Grocer Abe Straus, Jr., Presiclent, Mitchell Hosiery Mills. A DESIGNATED ACTIVE DEPOSITARY OF THE UNITED STATES, STATE OF GEORGIA AND CITY OF COLUMBUS. Accounts, Large and Srnall, Invited This Bank ofers to depositors every facility which their balances, business and responsibility warrant. Fort Benning Representatives: R. O. HOWARD R. M. HALL, JR. At Officers' Club. At Post Headquarters. Page Thirty-one IN SERVICE N extending the best of wishes for a continuation of suc- cess to the officers departing from our great military institution, the Infantry School, the Columbus Cham- ber of Commerce desires to remind every officer that we re- main IN SERVICE and that any call from our army friends will receive prompt attention. We are IN SERVICE today and will be IN SERVICE when you return. A full time staff desires to co-operate with those IN SERVICE. To you and any army officer who may not yet have had an opportunity to visit Fort Benning or Columbus we await a call to render assistance. Specific information about Columbus will be furnished on request. Chamber of COITIIUCFCC Columbus, Ga. Page T11 Distribu tors of Following Well Known Brands Drug Sundries: OLD 11151511 FI ICLD BOND 1'111e bli1llO1lf'l'y lm' Nlcn. D YANSH I N E Till' Wolulvlllll Hoot lllll blunt' l'ol1sl1 Wm. DeNIL'T1l COS. Extra Quality Pipes and Sl110lilfl'S. .-Xrlivles llll,li,E'l"l'l ISVICIQ-ltli.-XIJY, IJ1fl'l.EX, CEM lizlzors uml Blurlc-s BRANNON 81 CARSON COMPANY WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS 1213-15 2nd AVE. COLKMBLS. GA. 1. C. INGRAM Specialist in Building and Repairing Radiators, Fenders, Bodies, Tops and Painting l 12341 FIRST AVENUE Telephone 373 ll il ICE AND COLD STORAGE Service Exceptional at all Times Atlantic lee SZ Coal Corporation COLUMBUS, CA. Operating Plants in the Following Cities: GEORGIA: Xlbaxiy, 41lll61'lCHS, Athens, At 1 t X g la, Colunl Cm-dele, Cov- gt DH E11 t Fort Valley, M 1 R TENNESSEE Ol tt I 'ille 1 Na I ll FLORID1 Jael onvill P1 tt P1 t City and Tampa. ALABAMA: Montgomery. Page Tliirfy-three CODES: , , Reo Columbus Company Robinsorfs, Bakeris, United States, Armsbyas, Modern FOR Economy Reo Cars E.L.STANLEY Phoneggzl C 0 M P A N Y Not Incorporated J. R. Richards, Proprietor U H MCMURRIAJ BROKERS AND eoM- 5 FOR MISSION MERCHANTS lj Ffallklin Cars 9th Ave., Between 9th and l0tli Sts. Phone 2590 Bell Phones 502 and 566 Columbus, Ga. I 1002? SERVICE W. T. HARVEY LUMBER CO. COLUMBUS, GEORGIA lVIanufacturers and Dealers in ' Rougll ancl Dressecl Lumloer, Saslw, Doors, Blinds, Lime, Cement, Plaster, Latlms, Shingles, Ceiling, Flooring, I Best Quality of Composition Roofing ancl Wall Boarcl. Page TI1i1'ty ESTAISLISIIED If-376 J. A. KIRVEN C0. Forty-Sevc11 Years A 5ll1'1'4e'SSflll Dusines COLI'.llBl'S' BEST l1lz'l'.AIR7f1lliN 7' STORE SELLING DRY GOODS, MILLINERY, SHOES, LADIES, READY-TO-WEAR, TOYS, HOUSEHOLD NEEDS. Quality Value Service WHEN IN COLUMBUS BE SURE TO COME TO KIRVENPS STORE P Tl vi The Largest Investment of its Kind in Columbus The service that is implied was com- mandeered in 1918, when Benning seemed a war emergency. Philips Hardware Co. Wholesale an fl Retail 1025 BROAD 1022 FRONT COLUMBUS, GEORGIA Serving an Increasing Num- ber of Friends Since 1905 Tlzirfy-.9 DODGE BROTHERS , A g Motor Vehicles F 1 fl A 'M W. T. HEARD Q ' T . U 2 I 13th STREET AT TA AVENUE ,U " fig PHONE 26:43 T' Askew A COLUMBUS, GEORGIA ' REAL SERVICE CETORRETT ,N Funeral Director Real Estate COLUMBUS, GA. Renting i 111511121106 PHONE 211 MAY BE HAD THROUGH OUR OFFICE. 11111--lst Avenue LADY ASSISTANT REALTY COMPANY 1207 Broad St., Coumbus, Ga. P Tl ty STEPOFFTHEBUSINTO OUR STORE Service---Parts F O R MILITARY MCDOWELL and CIVILIAN AND I FURNISHINGS STRIPL N The Quality Shop , 1006 Broad Street "NEXT RANKIN HOUSE7, 1232-lst Avenue Phone 1922 NWHERE THE BUS ST0PS,, Trying fa efzfwffzizz Me Pllbflf' if zmfjzmf fzf ezzfy 111 if zzjlpefzrf 011 Me fzzce---T014 can beffl zu by J'ZlggLJ.ffZ.0llJ' af to home 7726111- fzgemem' and l00!Z'L'Z'6'.f fhlllt you wozzfd fike fo fee in tjlfcf. THE THE Grand Rialto P ff Tl M DIXIES LARGEST sczafw MSATERIAL ORG:XNIZfX'l'ION J. T. Knight St Son, Scrap Iron, Metals. Rubber, Hides, Furs, Tallow, Etta COLUMBUS ,...... GEORGIA Knight lron 81 Metal Co., lne. IRON AND STEEL SCRAP Rails, Pipe and Structural Material BIRMINGHAM ,..... ALABAMA Kniglit-Luttrell lron Co., ' flncorporatecll Iron and Steel Scrap ATLANTA, . .... GEORGIA P .F UM US, GEORGI The Lowell of the South TEN U05 COTTON MILLS EAGLE Sz PHENIX MILLSQ Kimono Outings, Cottonacles, Ticking Rope. MUSCOCEE MEC. CO., Ticking, Towels, Knitting and Hosiery Yarns. SWIFT SPINNING MILLS, Knitting, Hosiery and Warp Yarns, Cones K Skeins. SWIFT MEG. CO., Ticking, Cottonacles, Bed Spreads. BRADLEY MFG. CO., Knitting Yarn, Hosiery Yarn. PERKINS HOSIERY MILLS, Knit Goods, Hosiery Yarns. STANDARD TEXTILE PRODUCTS CORP., Oil Cloth Sheeting, Cotton Duck. BIBB MEG. CO., Tire Fabrics. COLUMBUS MFG. CO., Slieetings. It may be a surprise to many to learn that Columbus, Georgia, is the second greatest cotton manufacturing center in the entire South. Such, however, is the case. In round figures, the following statistical items will make this clear at a glance: Number of Spindles .. 439,500 Number of Looms ....................... 7,850 Number of Bales of Cotton Consumed Yearly ...,.... l35,000 Value of Cotton Consumed Yearly at 25c per lb. ...Sl6,750,000.00 Value of Annual Production ...................... S30,000.000.00 Annual Wages Paid ........... ...... .... S 6 ,500,000.00 Number of Operatives Employed .......... 8,500 Estimated Number of Persons Supported by Textile Pay-Rolls ............................... 25,000 It may also be a surprise to learn that Columbus Mills make heavy shipments of cotton goods into the very heart of New England and to Canada. They also ship large quantities to the Middle West and to the Pacific Coast States, in tact, to every state in the Union. This constant stream of fresh money being drawn into Columbus from the four corners of the earth by the far-flung trade of the Mills is one of the main reasons Why business conditions are, as a general rule, steadier in Columbus, than in almost any other city of this section. Page F0215 HERRINQ 5, GREETINGS, BUDDIES! 111-00 Broad Street Your comrades of yesterday l extend the best of wishes to you of the service today. Funeral Directors Embglmepg Many of you are Legion- naires. May you always re- member Lady Assislanf l THE CHARLES S. HARRISON POST Telephones: OFFICE 854 AMERICAN LEGION RESIDENCE 1081 COLUMBUS, GA. , MSERVICE9' Ourselves excepted, perhaps nobody has a higher conception of the value of service than the man who is "in the Service." Tl1at's why he and we do business together so satisfactorily. lYe believe in giving every order the very best service to be had zinywliere, as well as right price and quality of inutcrial. ln Our Lumber Department We Sell- MRITE-MADE' SASH, DOORS, MILLWORK, PAINT, UPSON BOARD, JOHNS-MANVILLE COMPOSITION ROOFING, ASBESTOS SHINGLES, COMPOSITION SHINGLES, CYPRESS SHINGLES, METAL SHINGLES, PORTABLE FIRE PROOF GARAGES, LUMBER, CEMENT, NAILS, SASH WEIGHTS, ETC. We have other departments prepared to take care of everybody's demand for Mill, Mining and Contractors' Supplies, Agricultural Implements, Plow Shapes, Cane Mills, Ice Machines, General Castings, Etc. Columbus Iron Worlis Co. COLUMBUS, GEORGIA Page Forty-oize HAVE YOU A CAR? We carry the best tires that money can buy and Hrst-class acdessories of every description. OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT Special Prices to Fort Benning PF1'XOIIlZl'1 and we take special pride in givin satisfactory service to Fort Benninc friends. Davis Campbell CO. GASOLINE-OILS First Ave. and Thirteenth Street 52 years in the service of our customers and the public, We extend to you a cordial invita- tion to visit our new and up-to- date banking home. You will find a handsome banking room, the most modern safe-deposit vaults in the city, every facility for handling your business to your entire satis- faction and, always, the spirit of service which has stood the test of half a century. Merchants dt Mechanics Bank 1205 Broad Street, Columbus, Ga. NA: Your Scrviceu ONLY THE BEST SHACKELFORUS DRUG STORE 15 TENTH ST., COLUMBUS, GA. 1886-1923 HUBBARD HARDWARE COMPANY Tools, Cutlery, Paints, Sporting Goods DRUGS, RUBBER GOODS TOILET ARTICLES, CANDY 124.9 BROAD ST. CIGARETTES, CIGARS Phone 220 Page Forty-fam' At Your Service GA , ELECTRICITY, PO 2 A , --,.. T is our earnest hope that we may he instrumental in some way in making our military friends feel more at home in Columbus and give them that sense of Congeniality toward the Citizens of this community that makes for ready acquaintanceship and an acceptaiice of this city as their own. Vile want those who are here now as well as those who may come. to feel that we are ready to assist them in whatever way wc can, and that they are always wel- come to use our office as a meeting place, a point at which to obtain informa- tion, or to rest while waiting for cars. lf you are going to live in a house in town where gas and electricity are not furnished by the owner, our olhce is the place to Come to sign contracts for the electric and gas meters-a matter that has to he attended to before we can turn on the service, and if an officer's name is listed in the army Blue Book, the usual deposit of Five Dollars for each meter is not required. We have for sale gas stoves, water heaters, hot plates, and miscellaneous appliances, and Edison Mazda Lamps. It will be our pleasure to have you call on us whenever we can serve you and to furnish you as long as you may require it with safe dependable service of gas and electricity. R. lVl. HARDING, Manager Columbus Electric and Power Company Office is Opposite the Transfer Station. PHONE 3000 1151 BROAD STREET Page Forty-r'i'ue ! Wm Vihllys Knight Coupe THE DAY OF THE KNIGHT IS HERE The Engine Wears In Instead of Out. Overland Sales C0 1227 First Avenue I XFN Q A Columbus, Ga. M fi , , it ggiefifosg is n Q G Zv i. 'H' Tx?-'LN 1 Q ' QLWAJK Jgiglitx V is M. B. CLASON T Optieian i 4 Lens Grinding Laboratory equip- ped to make ophthalmic lenses. , :.,,, -. H i III5 Broad S ree sw Columbus, Gb. t C. MIZELL Deatori Grocery Clothier Company I-latter and Distributors For Metfs Furllisher BUDWEISER and BEVO Q Q Columbus, Ga. COLONIAL FLOUR Page Forty-5 When You Realize Your Ainliition and Return to Civil Life GST soldiers after giving the best that they have to their profession. finally reach the point where they wish to re- turn to civil life, feeling that they can retire from a work well done, and let younger and hardier men take their places. Your training as a soldier especially fits you for private enterprise. You have learned discipline, you have learned to do things in an orderly manner. You have mastered coordination and system. You have trained yourself to think quickly and take advantage of any situation that may arise. If you decide to enter the marts of commerce, you will want your store, office or bank to compare favorably with others. It is then we can serve you. Our expert designers will be at your service to help plan and design your place. There is a charm and beauty about "NATIONAL" fixtures that cannot be excelled. There is a lasting quality about the workmanship and materials. We build all kinds of Commercial Furniture. Catalogues upon request. You are cordially invited to call and go through our plant. National Show Case Company COLUMBUS, GEORGIA 'The Southas Largest Fixture Manufacturers" Builders of "RIGHT WAY" Fixtures Pa e .F0lly-S6'Z!6'1L THIRD NATIONAL BANK COLUMBUS, GEORGIA capital and Surplus -r- Sl,O00,000.00 Designated Depositary of the United States I YOUR BUSINESS INVITED Columbus Savings Bank ana' T rust Co. Columbus, Georgia Capital and Surplus - - - S 425,000.00 Total Resources over - - - 2,500,000.00 4Z Interest Paid on Deposits P F ty gm Jane Shops B2ll'ilNfCltlCfl lVICEllL Incorpora ted -A-ND Szlmlwifflles A tlllfllxl-Ill lllfilll Corsets? sri.-xsoxigli WITH .U our s'rr1,E SAUCE Hosiery Beautsr Parlors We Cater Especially to Army ' Parties V Newman Sr Bruce I2 Twelfth Street IZ43 Sixth Ave. Phone 906 Phone 2800 Columbus, Ca. Columbus, Georgia S. D A N A Military and Civilian Tailors Forty Years, Experience in Military Tailoring TAILORS EXCLUSIVELY Ui5llFORlVlS MADE TO MEASURE Ladies' Riding Habits a Specialty All Work Done by Hand on Our Premises PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED FORT BENNING BUSINESS SOLICITED l020 BROAD STREET COLUMBUS, GEORGIA PHONE 3922 Forty-1ii11 r- ,mil if WORLDS LOWEST PRICED FULLY EQUIPPED AUTOMOBILE F 0. B. Flint, Mich. Sporting Goocls and Athletic Supplies AGENCIES Spalding Athletic Supplies Goldsmith Athletic Supplies KenVVel Athletic Supplies L. C. Smith Shot Guns BrunsWiCk-Balke-Collender The People's Car Company Georgia Auto E.Xehange,lhc. P D 1215 First Ave. Phone 1132 1038 Broad Street COl11P1Q1111C11tS OF Georgia Produce Company AND Heeht Brothers Page Fiff fy The Infantry School The City of Columbus Have Much In Common. Both Seek to Make the Stay of Our Army Friends Pleasant. The City Government is deeply interested in you and your great military school. We want to bring about the things that will benefit you as well as the citizens. Above all we want you to feel while with us that Columbus is YOUR home. If you must go elsewhere, We'll be mighty proud if ' you'll claim Columbus as Home. The next best thing to living in Columbus is to visit her often. The City Commission of Columbus Page Fifty-0116

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