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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 31, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 27',
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SCUULY GIVES OUT DOPE ON
HOW TO REGISTER
How to register under the selective
draft law on June 5 was explained to
day by Judge Thomas Scully. Ques
tions regarding .the following must
be exactly and fully answered:
Trade, occupation, or office.
Married or single.
Race: Describe applicants as Cau
casion, Negro, Mongolian, Indian,
etc.; not nationality, or "black,"
"white," "yellow," etc.
Description: Tall, medium, short;
color of hair and eyes.
Disabilities: Not to be noted unless
they are glaring, such as leg or arm
missing or hunchback.
All registration cards are to be
sorted in distinct groups: (a) Persons
not of African descent (1) Citizens,
(2) Declarants (first papers), except
those from Germany, (b) Persons of
African deecent (1) Citizens, (2)
Declarants (except from Germany,
(c) Aliens, friendly and enemy (1)
Alens, except Germans, without first
papers; (2) Germans with or with
out first papers.
Applicants must affirm their an
swers under signature.
If the registrar doubts the truth of
any answer, a proper space is pro
vided to record his suspicion.
A corner will be torn from cards
of citizens of African descent
Certificates will be issued to all
persons registering, showing they
have obeyed the law. These should
be saved, as any policeman may -demand
that they be shown.
ELKUS LEAVES TURKEY
"Paris, May 31. American Ambas
sador Elkus, envoy to Turkey, is en
route to Zurich, according to word
received here today. Twenty of em
bassy staff accompanied him.
New York. 119 American refu
gees aboard first liner which has
sailed from Holland since Jan. 23
and "which has arrived in an Ameri- J
pan .port, J
LOCAL WAR NOTES
Naval reserve examinations held at
Chi. Yachtmen's Naval auxiliary, 120
Two hundred boys take part in
drills and drama, "The Spy," for war
benefit, St. Viator's school, Addison
and Kendaleav., Sunday.
Univ. of. Chi. officers in training
corps held sham battle at Clearing.
Two ambulance bodies for Univ. of
Chi. ambulance corps arrived.
Base hospital, unit 13, nearly com
pleted. Wantfive cOeks.
Nellie Dnscoll and Margaret Sul
livan going to Wyo. to learn how to
handle horses. Believe they may do
their "little bit."
Armored tanks to perform at
Speedway Country club, June 16.
Hyde Park Presbyterian church
sent two dozen barrack bags to
Squads 15 and 16, Co. 15, Ft Sher
idan. Note from Mrs. Ogden Ar
mour, and Mrs. J. J. West
Marshall Field & Co.'s 35 auto
trucks 'arrived at Fort Sheridan. To
be used in camp.
Capt. W. P. Moffett, mess officer,
has potato peeler which peels pota
toes for 5,000 men in hour.
Major I. E. McLaren is in charge
of Co. I. Lieut. Z. L. Drollinger or
dered to rejoin regiment.
Co. 3 claims youngest candidates
at Ft Sheridan. Average less than
Wallace A. Bell, Co. 7, released
when given commission in marine
'Jewish war relief fund making
swift progress toward million-dollar
Ex-Pres. Taft speaks on "Ameri
ca's Part in the War" Tues. at meet
ing in Auditorium.
Rev. Vattman, U. S. A., Ft Sheri
dan, will tell Jeanne d'Arc club how
to help country
Co. F, Second III. Inf., fired military
salute over grave of Helen Burrnett;
Wood, nurse killed on Mongolia