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Passage of Draft
Measure Speeds City's Recruiting Army Gains 170 Men, Navy SB and Marine Corps, in Biggest Day, 36 Rush to Join Reserve Training Association Will lifb More Gunnery Stations . <? . ' the cor-sc-tir-t-on bill a irfr-,1,: ing for all mcnl -riv,,-i \?i ? lis army to :.,'. making the day the - 'aration of ? . already i ? ? ?.o biggest . campaign for re . ii. Bnd the iTht-eicht onlist tan district. ... led at the army re ?ujght the draft reeruil ng offi ? i plained to them ?old continue to be v o ?? -eer enlistments, while ? would be used to raise a Reserve, m ?'- offices at 26 ' eet, yesterday reported te?1 ru?h since it began ???n From 187 applicants, who Fore 2 o'clock ninety men ed. and re than 4no called nformstion regarding the day. Many of these eh subject them prefer naval scr ? t arm>. -:g shown in the which have r\ the Naval Training Street, th? Bilt 125th S'reet and W\ ay for the ;.rh bor ? ning of additional also probable .-ourses may ? | aboard a vessel ?'r-r.ee fleet at some tar r- range in the third naval rur.s who were en the navy yesterday ?a3 Ole "rate, who has served D the American -charged nearly a year Norway, but as ? activity of his erviee he sa;lr-d ?le will be assigned to former rating at once. Plattsburg Enrolment at 2,500 Mark; Many Men Will Be Disappointed Plattsburg camp rpa reached ? v York City and ay. All prospects tal of 4,000 before the .-n tic- n:ght ? and thirty men were ' d by i aptam Philip : " \ . yesterday at. the at 1!> West 1 i Most of them , d r -a ? : ? . - d many will b? of attending * imp corn? ?t Plattsburg last -, Tex., a I'd to* - ng tne from tho by, of the Mili '?. . which a r-pe w ho have ?up. ot conclude that . lected," will bf dir-appoirited, ! hr- careful not iona i.r buy their l-.-r-n officially V*. '-iif lo n port at '< 'I for commit Raserve Coras Wolf of Iheir in .. i^at ? m thi m among ? ? ' ?-,? ined. ? i ? ' "IS us at the Offi ? ? nr-duled to ? i -elected to ? May 8." ? *n the ? ? recen ?-.i orders repoi the training tore May 6, ' ;.nd 14. jr., and his 1 urk ye?ter New York Begins Naval Recruiting Campaign ? nent lawyers. Calling Attention to Silk Underwear ' :ne real values i in the May White Sale 1 dices. pictured. 98c. '.repe de Chine Bodices? ? .1 or enriched bv beauti? ful UCCI $1.49, $1.98 10 $3.98. <rer-c de Chine Envelop? Chemise A*, pictured, or lace i d ' bbon*trimme?l $1.98. ii<i Floor. ?faT, i White Bol* Boohlol Mailer! ? ?wet Address !>*]>' M 'MM& ttth to '/ni. M ?od., hegtn a recruiting cemr.,gn 'or the navy which the Mayor's com mitte? hope? ?ill result in ?as rnl ,. ?enta before the night of Mov ... the Cit? to have filled iti quota of n-en for the battle fleet. I he speakers w,U address crowds at ?nor*rr,T,rV thr,ntrr' *n<1 recruiting ; *l,0n\ T,1<v>' *'M he known as "thir minute men" because each will bfl -."owad to apeak only half ,n hour Some of the invited speakers are Mayo, Mitchel, Dr. \,cho!as Mur??* Butler, Everett ?olbjr, Senator (alder. < eorge R, ( oitelyou. Channcey Depev hares f Hughe?, Dean Kirchwey! ?.eorge \\ Perkins, Henry Reuterdahl, Howard W. Taft. Oecar Straus, George W. Wickersham. Arthur Woods r.nd I neodore Roosevelt. Mas? meeting* w,ll he held in audi? torium? of high schools each night Many women will aid. and Alexander llcmphill. chairman of the recruiting committee, sent out a call for volunteer i speaker? last night. N. Y. Guardsmen Are Barred from Officers' Tests Stotesbury's Order Prevents Their Discharge for Examinations i ? m The Tribu? t Bateau Wi ihington, April 30.? Hundred? of t-mbitiou? young privates and enlisted men in New York National Guard or? ganization? ?re bring deprived ol th opportunity to become officers by an order of Adjutant General Stotesbury. This ruling is that enlisted men may r.ot be discharged from the National Guard for the purnose of taking offi? cers' examinations. One young man in Buffalo, a member of Troop I, who wished to take the ex? amination for admittance to the ?via tion school at Mine?la, !.. I., changed his residence to Washington, I). ('., to provide a legal excuse for h.s discharge from the Guard. New York Senators and Representa Utos and War Department officials arc being deluged with letters and tele? grams from enlisted men of the Guard declaring that this order of General Stotesburv deprives them of a fair op? portunity, earned by their training and , service on the border, to become offi- ' cer*. in the new army to be raised by selective draft. It is declared unofficially that the War Department has no objection to furloughs being granted to memben of the (iuard, so they may take the r\ aminations. I? ?i pointed out that members of the National Guard of other states have been taking the examinations by the hundreds, and will go to the fron* eventually as commissioned officer? The New York men. the letters asseit. i.re being held as privates and non? commissioned officers. junius S. Morgan On Coagt Patrol Duty .-7 Financier s Son Assigned to Ship ?Young Iselin Enrolls Junius Spencer Morgan, son of .1 P. Morgan, who recently received an en commission in the Naval Coa?*t Defence Reserve, was called into active service yesterday and assigned to duty on a coast patrol boat. Whether the ship to which he has been detailed il his father's yacht. Corsair, which was B ven to 'he government for war SOI .ould not be learned yesterday. gn Morgan has always been in ed ?n boats and sailing. I.as' summer he shipped as an ordinary sea man on the l'. S. S, Maine for thr civilian training cruise. Adrian Iselin II, son of C. 01 Iselin, who has sailed many cup de fenders to victory, yesterday enrolled m the Naval Reserve as chief I wain's mate. Paul Nevin, son of the late Ethelbert ' Kevin, yc-terday called at the Naval Reserve offices to enroll. Mr. Nevin came from Tulsa, Okln. As a member of the civilian crew of the Maine la?, i-uim.er he made a record in gunnery. - ?m-- ? Quentin Roosevelt Sent To Army Aviation School ,i n.m TbsTrl - B Washington. April BO, - Quentin ' Roosevelt, a corporal ia the aviation section of the S,i?nal Corps, was as I signed to active duty to-day and ? ordered to report at Mine?la, L, I. Fishing's Great 'Way up in the Maine Woods Every delight of tlic wilds under conditions as easy or as rigorous as you tare lo make tlicm. HUNTING, CANOEING, CAMPING, HIKING in the finest urgin country, teem? ing with fish and all kinds of game. 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