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The Rio Grande rattler. ([McAllen], Hidalgo County, Tex.) 1916-1917, September 06, 1916, Image 1

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■'• ■• •• ■ • • ; • . I.',-.' , ■.■..• y ; ■ IP ) \ 1 ] - ) . / ; r*! )V 'iii ;i< - •,M. fV r - -;i iW :: j if'i.v Published in the Field by the New York Division 'i - ■ W A N T E D f - L^^8,paiD, ^^r^^Stooe and the Holes Filled Up in the of-ilrt, V i l e y .” ' HIDALGO COUNTY, TEXAS, SEPTEMBER 6, 1916, 8 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS I [Ql *^The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack, but the Strength of the Pack is the Wolf STARTING THE MOVEMENT TO STATE CAMPS Three Regiments of the New York Division off for , the North This Vlfeek. COMMANDING OFFICEIIS PLEASED WITH SERVICE WedtiesdaT. August with troops now in their niobli*(i|ion «5^U, the War Department issued orders camps in the several states.” ^ ^ camps in th e several states. - r - ............... . ............ . ........ - V . . . . , . . - u u nieu n o v x m ^ x e pfirtitH lo h ’ r fn f 'w ith th e I California, Oregon, Washington and L o u ia ia a a .. d a ^ -th e -d e — > partnient hail ordered to,,.ttieir itpine •Vstations 6,000 regular co istiartillerv- men wh<J have b<»eit pi'rV in^as Iiifau-' try on-the border. iao^ to ,atirai|;rtiied OMeral- ston’s command. At the present tifie, it is the policy of the govcrumeut^to ghre ath The -regt«ieTit9'’talIe.T to ,fte colors an opportuoity to^pqi service Jon a war foming a l f in g tl if iBternatia«al ;liue. Tlli?< w l l protwin* qc done *tis much To tr^ia the troops ait to- p r o t ^ t the border* The men of tli© New York j Division who want to go home, ein draw eomfoft from the fact that ' after the opening meeting of the io-au-A n ie ric a n joint (.•om m isH io u I.P o r tsm o iith . X . H ., s c h e ilu le d to la k e ' j>lnt e B e jite in b e r 4 , (ie iie r a l I’e r s h i i ^ ' , tr o o p s w ill p r o b n ld y b e w itb d i.l'hn ( ' fr o m M c .x ica n s o il a n d u itiU T o r e in j I fo r c e tlie b o r ile r jiatrol. T h is j m a n y o ffic e early r etu rn m o v e . I ^ believe, lyiU lead to tlie ; - ........ .. bottle of gVl'tlve guardsmoii, 39 I’ershing's tr o o p s, a d d e d to th e r e g u - j lars,a^ e a d y o n th e b o ld e r w o i^ d m a k e ^ U h e p a tr o l m fficien tl.v a tf ^ K unlCs-s I [ so m d n e w tr o u b le sh o u ld 'd A ^ T o p . D i- ' I v is io n IT ea u < p J » \ ters e x j/v c ts a .; U tiu J .a i% I o r -ic T s /fo r ;|u r ti» e r itO o p J n o v ^ ie u ts in th e 'n ^ a r fu tu r e , a n d th e b u g b e a r o f I j C h r listm a b d in n e r fo r th e m ilU ia m e n .p n | I H e a r t s . 4 hat th e r e c a ll o 6 th e lO E i I BiofiMr\was’ b f '- jl^ ^ llj-eatejfa i ualidn-w i'I e r a ilr o a d .strike, a r e ^ s - i coiin te n a iio e d b y o ffic e r s w h o a r e iir a k u |w ^ r ^ ^ 'w 'ik* I order has l>een revoki?d liy the leader*- ' • of $F > u e fto H coutitcrmandiug. the movemeut north T>^ u 1 * XT I T /- I 4 .U,* returned tr> their own states and there | t b e > j 4 The l-4th Infantry are scheduled j^o leave Mission today and the 3rd Infi I News that eutrSniiig orders had been ^received at headquarters spread quick- ,3 ly through all tlie camps of the Xew *Y o rk Division. Even tho.^ie regiineuts ^ w h o were far afield on their ten-day ■>/The rumor bad the same electrifying that the lucji^l^ been designafed.' 'Ihe-’&iiH'i ville patrol district, and doubtless th S e t Tfiir ftfftciffl*' order as trausniifled ;|fro m Southern Dept. Headquarters moblization camps of three infantry izatiou camp>3 to be inu.stercd from the two-o£ them ib-ke-N©^¥OT*f' -f«d©rsf-'«Berriee.— f*TepBmttoTM''foT‘ th* City Regiments, and n o r th e n r ip a r t of from the the state.’-\’t^eTierfll Brigadier-General James W. Lester Commanding 1st. N. Y. Infantry Brigade, N.G.^ ll.S. ■ txy.dto -liia,v:A.-D.bA##-touuwewv- '''A11'^nrgtf'To'Yhe'’sfaTe‘m^Tlizatiipa camp in New York Rtnt<» •iO’Ryan designated the 3rd from i-'harrjM o tlie ]>roposeii moving of the milifia ‘'<the*71st from McAllen, and the! 1.411. liias been feiveii out at district hoad- -sthe 71st from McAllen, and the. 1 •. from yiwfc three regi^e»*s ^eacli 0 1 tliMC regiments had completed “\its field work, while the ?<omprising 5 the Ii-®antry streugt Ithe division w<- .»tUl in the courae of ftheir hikes.- irtidY M -* fit As the Older required the regiments |*to bq ‘d-^pn^jareU to leave without?, di?-: U ay,” the three encampments >vere iu- istantly astir with the work of-^iacftrhg AStantiy astir wiui m e « u ; k u r - j i h *.-\ i |u p and generally putting themselves ireailinessfreadincfis foror deuartur^epa All tents tentag e f d fh iu d in charge of the Supply Vies, wh»\wSlrfewMilfi In ii* ,,'thiV ...tiuletM .—.— ' Cathering'O'f sufficient rolling stock to transport the various regiments lo­ cated at widely distant points along the Imrder jagthe task confronting both ‘Iro4'^‘*’0ffH'i! 1 1S at^ the ' jH-e.sent time. Although the of bringing troops to the Mexican bor- atata in tlui b-n^ .sent tim e. AJthoi bringing troops to <[.T ffxiiii. almost, eviuiy-atai ion was a great one, it is even a more difficult proposition to armnge foi their traw p o rtation home. Upon issuing the order for Uie re­ turn of tho troops, aeerotary Daker Baid- “ Jn view of tli& fJtet that sub* HtantiVily this nnmbcT of troops wj.O have, not done patrol duty on the border are now on their way there, it is felt th a t this number can be spared.' In a few days, i f transportatipu facil­ ities remain umiisturbed, the . D epart­ m e n t intends to order honiq some more regiraeuts and possibly to replace them quarter*,.:T h r -r 9ourq»^id |be Gew;A:^o^iShe me from: a high Jm'd^Aajutant '■ ] p A S B B A L L L E A G U E O P E N S .! '■-#lie 1st Cavalry base ball loaji got aw a v w itii a flying s tart with a ? e 8 » ^ i^ n e ,' betweeli'iRrkops C aud Sligh t b e tte r liuve c a lle d bat ..a u v w A y -ib a a e - b a lL .'l„ .,„„w in g p r a c tic e , th e s la u g h te r b e g a n . ‘ ‘B s ba^‘ 4 /#t*'«?tW p « trtr tig ‘'A T nis tflreff t iiw s m o s» -e f- th e tr -c h n n c p y a r n t-M tle d o ff T h e J ' teuin r u n n in g to b a s e s . I t d c v e lo iic d that th e r e -u e r o u in u y p la y e r s o n e a c h side w lio h a d n e v e r p la y e d in th e b ig leagues. L ie u te n a n t “ H a m ” B a r n e s held d o w n th ir d fo r D , a m f o n c lo s e problem I p la y s d e m a n d e d th a t h e b e sa lu te d , n a tu r a lly o th o u g h t s o m e th in g w a s b e - .ing s lijq w n l o v e r m i th e m ,-;so p u t 'i n (Japtain B a e k lio u s , , 'J.’ho ; w a te rin g tro u g h in c e n te r field p la y e d a s ta r gam e . C . T ro o ji in s is te d o u s lid in g to firit a f t e r g e ttin g th e ir b a s e o n b a lls , D c la im s th a t th is is n o t g o o d b a s e hull. M ^ell, y o u k n o w w h a t. S h e rn in ii said a b o u t w a r, th a t w a s m ild to w h a t C d id to D , n o t a m o re r u n tin in n in g ; as m a n y u s tw e n ty in o n e in n iu g . In d q s - p e r a tio u , L ie u te n a n t B a rn e s s e n t .w o rd fo r th e C a jitain tb c a ll th o tr p o p f o r .w a te rin g , b u t th e q a ll c a m e to o la te . W ith a n a d d iu g o Y ^ e h in e th e s c o re ' w a s rum o re d to b e a b o u t 30 to 3 . U. S. INSPECTION OF NEW Y l^ OiVISiON Departmental Officers Work­ ing at McAllen, Pharr and Mission FiniNG CLIMAX TO TRAINING U n d e r th e g e n e r a l d ir e c tio n of L ie u t. C o l. E li H e lm ic k , luspoctor G e n e r a l's D e p a rtm e n t, te n . r e g u la r 'o f f i­ cers,tirrT v e d M o u d a y e v e iiiug £ c o m d e- p u r tm o u t lieD d q u n rte rs to in tp e c t th e N . Y. D iv is io n . ■ \ O f th e p a r t y C o l. H o lm lc k , C 'a p t. T . C. M u s g r a v e , a n d ; C o p t., J o h n T . C h a p Itau, s to p p e d a t P h a r r tb in s p e c t th e tro o p s 's ta tio tto d th e r e . T h e y a r e b e ig g a^slN te d b y M iijqT O q o t-g e IT . J a m c j-s i^ i, ou d u ly w ith th q .S jd B r ig a d e . ,, . | M a j. H . A . S m itli, C a p t. C h a a , A . T h u i s ,‘C a p t. J a s . O . iB d s w e ll a rid C a jit. W m .-i’C. ••W liiterter, a r e insiioctijig the tro o p s a t M c A rie ri, w h U o L ie u t. C o b ity ■............... .......... .. ........................................ .. Vm T H A N K Y O U . ^ ■\\'luit sm iio o f d i r m o r e p ro m in e n t corilpetitors s a y a b o ilt n s :' B u f f a lo C o u rie r: ^*T h e B a ttle r is^ .'jdem liir, u p -to -d a te — 0 real m n v s p a p e rj an d f u ll o f ia te r e s tin g n e w s .” ' P a u l A . ford, C a jit. .lainii»rf-'Y l]y f 6 ’W iiif V ln'p'ei 'R r . r W i # a * » 'fti.si;«rtT n tc ’B i> ' troops th e 1 st B r ig a d e a t M ls sic m rind v le in : T ire 3 rd; 14 th ribff-yjst I n f a h tr ir :h a v in g lieeii .d e S ig ritiled - f o r re tu rn : tb tltol •b in 7 W tlo Y i'’fcdiiiiv,‘ fliijt' lo - b e 'in s p e c t e d ' ‘a rid ' th ^ y W ill b o ’ fo lli'w e d in v rip m b y rill th e T 'e ^ ia in l iug. UiutfeAiX thfl-Diviaiuii. T h is - is a f ittin g c lim a x to o u r in te n ­ sive s u m m e r ’s field tr a in in g a n d w ib jm t th e finishing to u c h e s to s a m e . A p a r t o f th e inspection a 12 m ile Irike. N o g ro u p o f o fficers in th e a rm y , b e t­ ter q u a lified f o r th e ta s k , c o u ld b e fo u n d tlm u C o l. I lo lm ic k a u d Ids a s s is ta u ts . I^iey a r e thorough, c o iis ^ 'io n tio u .s a n d P 98 SC.SH t h e ‘p i'o fe s s io m il k n o w le d g e so essen tia l iu a n irispector. F u r th o r - iiiore th e y a r e tr u e in.spoctor-instrU c t- ors a n d o u r o r g a n iz a tio n s a r e n o t o n ly b e in g th o r o u g h ly iiispooted b u t a t th o sam e tim e a r e r e c e iv in g p r a c tic a l a n d beneficial in s tru < -tion. \W'e w e lc o m e a ll s u c h v is ito r s . “ J u g e n d , ” a G e rm a n h u m o r m a g a ­ zine, s e e s n in e m o re y e a r s o f th e E u ­ ropean W a r ; n o h u m o r ip th is , so w e ’v e ‘‘k ic k e d * ' i t in to ♦F’!® ''•n U '* \\ th is ;c o lu i A lb a n y E v e n in g J o u r n a l: ^ ‘ T h c ; R a ttle r is a c r e d it to o u r s o ld ie r b o v s , od u p o n .” EXPERIENCE THE ONLY TEACHER Colonel Bates Tells Things Learned by Regimental Hike BATTALION COOK WAGONS LIMITED R e g im e n t iu ,.L _ . ,^. — cvitciated w ith em - tireiy s a tisfactory a n d th e m o r a le a n i discip lin e o f th e e n tir e r e g im e n t le ft be. d q d r e d . T h e tr e m e n d o u s storm , h o w e v e r , b r o k e d o w n th e la tte r w fb ta tio h a l v a lu e b o th to o ffic e r s a n d m e n I t n o th iu g , e ls e Iw is b e e n a cc o m - ;^li*lM n l b y th a t m a r c h , it w ill b e : value to e v e r y m a n in th e 71 t K e g im e iit iu d r iv in g h o m e fo r e v e - t h u precept. ” H u sb a n d yc-':r V a to r > ’ H a d e a .-h a n d (n -e r v m a n L a Jssiied e m e r g e n c y r a tio n s b e fo r e le i. lug^isterliug th a t d a y , I h o v e -n o d o u b t that th e g r e a te r p o r tio n o f th e b a .’sr- sacks w o u ld h a y e b e e n o m p tv iou > i^c- tA ^ f,e a m p .w a e.= p itc > tta l. ‘ 'fiJie ‘e x p e r ie a e e w ith th e w a te r , h o w e v e r sh o u ld te a s .i ns TO to b e c a r e fu l w ith la tio n s -c f rood in a n a n a lo g o u s s itu a tio n . A i..i e.\perieriee iu th a t r e sp e c t ha-< ta u -h t ^ e , lu en q le a so n th e y w ;U n e v e r fy . T h e C o lo n e l sp o k e o f th e c h a iS ii- from b a tta lio n c o o k w a g o n s to in d iiA l- u ^ ^ ^ m p a iiy m e sse s a t ■lenaB i. ^ 1 ^ th r e e b a tt.,il^on w a g o n ^ ’ ^0 ca^> Jlum U red VO.lQU^tjit a ffuje^.w h eti^ -tb e r e ^ m e u sL l strength w a s a b o u t .a th o u sa n d “ I th e L n ite d S ta te s so e q u ip p e d . ' ITS SOLDIERSi^S?£if i.^u“,JIZ l^ r “kV'iJ''4 u1andllll'AlS0 VOT^ ON THE BORDER died n e w s p a p e r. T h e m a n a g e m e n t d e - aervos g r e a t p r a is e f o r th e e s tfe llc n c e ; ! M w itp e iie # ,- V t,^ V © F ii> o e 4 ^ e i u W n s i v V ' e u ^ T v h ^ firstoif iMe u o .” »ou. ’ th Special Session of Legisla-, ture Provides Additional ..... - Pay ......... seventy-five to o n e- soldiers w h o w e re c a lle d to th o c o lo rs ieh lino in I t's e ig h t p a g o s .^ T h e c d i- p a s s e d b y th e s p e c ia l s e s s io n o f th e ” “ ,logislfltiiC J i» .te e £ u U y ..w a a d - hundred men ftu . required that t5e rood be cooked m such large quanti­ ties as to seriously impair its value Cereals especially being oftimes -4iu«<Uuni. quq .hatf-eopked'Tff-the sunit- receptacle. , . .. . t ‘- n C is^W tfoii^^ 'fh t i ’ difficl.ltv lia s n __ _ . . '* seem s th e facto r i|y ‘‘^^hen a r c th e c o o k w a g o n s to i|e V,* *..v *8 absolutely n o a b a n d o n m e n t o f tlie sigboil. -.-b y - £curop£ari w a r iia s d n m - In n d ilE tim i. o n s tr a te d Its s o u n d n e s s . T h e re is n o in - to r i a ls ' p r a is e - th o W o rk A f th e A c tiv q S e rv ic e A u x iliary , d e n o u n c e in -e sp o iJ- Q - e r u o r G a te s la s’t n ig h t. I n a d d ition V ln tts b iirg H v e t e r a n s \ 'u j'n f « ‘f « n y ' T h i s w a ......... aud, i t m u s t b e n ilm itted, s k illfu lly .'’ 1 - ....... ;o m m ittee a n d w a s M c A lle n (T e x a s ) M o n ito r : tier lo o m s n p c x c e p tio n n lly w e ll; it|i D e p o iu lc n t . f ir s t 1 issu e ' b t* iie n k A f o r ' Itri 0011 tittftous ^success. H e r e ’s h o p in g a lo ilg 'a ’h d h a p r -py lifo. fo H th e y o o a g s te r l ” ' ' ■I-.;.: ' ••■'■'I A lb a n y ti tti e s U n io n : 'T la ttler I a r a t tli n g g o o d n e w s p a p e r. ” r— ..h.'l ' : w e ll: it|i D e n o iu lc n t m o thp eiu rsic an nt d f ao thtn ee rrs s , wm ivi e s o m a la tn e r s , w iv e s ^ i . u 4»i>ui5 tV h ero a w ife o n eceive $20 ' Syracuse Post^Staitdard: A'li' Excillf dont, newripapdf!’-* \ ' ' 1 i ' 1 Wo regret tliat Fpkee •xWll’iiOt-prii'mlt the publicaiiga.itl-gilJl^CCAUtm^ graluTanoTi we have recei-ved. ............ T h e K o d a k S tu d io ,o n th e 71 st jta ra d o n e a t (■ Iv in a n h e lp , th u s m n k in g sib le to g iv e q u ic k n iu l e fficiont s e r ­ vice in tlu) d e v e lo p in g a n d p r in tin g o f p m r e 'n ' v v ill' 1 ) 0 th e p o lic y o f th e S tu d io to u c y o p t o n ly so m u c h w o rk flailv a s c-iiu v b e tu r n e d o u t in a com - jdeted c o n d ition ivithin th e follow in g ^18 hours. I 'r e f e r e iie e in th is -m a tte r w ill b o g iv e n to p ic tu r e p o s of th e m e n . th o S tu d io is s iie c in liz in g in th is w o dal p o r tr a its m , th e \ S tu d io is siiecir W A R N IN G III w r itin g le tte r s to ‘,‘ H e r ” d e s c rib ­ ing th e te r r ib le h a rd s h ip s o f a r m y J ife bo s u re th a t s o m e o th e r s o ld ie r w ith loss im a g in a tio n b u t, m o re s tr a ig h tf o r ­ w a rd n e s s is n o t a ls o o n h e r m a iling list. t l ' t ad d itio n to th e ir f e d e r a l p n y 'b f V lp p ru lsli passed a b ill p ro v id in g a r a te o f 20 cents a m ile o n e w a y , b u t th o s e n a te anieiulod th is ^ ^ o re a ii tO M .j:euta j^ -.w U e w a s to b o r.-rkcii u p b y th e h o u s e . F O E P B A T T ~ I N S T I T U T E M E N . C r a d n a te s . o f th e S ,(?lipgl o f _S,ciou.(;i: aiid T e c h n o lo g y ,, P r a t t ' In s titute;, a if- jv s k e J 'to 'e c 'in n im iic a te w ith M . F . lig- har, ir .^ G . G o ., 32 th I n f a n tr y , P re s l- doiit o f ^ a t - ,’» c h o o l '9 A lu m n i: A s s o c ia ­ tion, w fiq is 'th in k i n g o f o rg a n iz in g h reunion o f th e P r a tt T e c h m e n o n th o border. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ B e fo re e o m in g to te r m s w ith M e x ic o tho U n ito d S t sist lipou flag a n d V il ntes, o f c o u rs e , w ill in - an a p o lo g y , b-’illa d e a d 0 a s a lu te to th e H e a d in g iu th e p a p e r : ‘ ‘ I n th e B e rk - sh ir e s ” — ju s t th in k o f it! B u t w e ’re not ” k ic k in g ,” y o u u n d e r s ta n d . j-* th a n w A b cnauffetv s y s te m . B u t w e a r e iu k u peruiaueirt C «ti>i>;-’au d th e b a t ta l A i w a g o n s w e fq ..-u rim a js i^ v d e s ig n e d t t r l i e i s p e c ia l p re i'iS -- /itip jif ttq p .ro p e rjy q o p e w ith th e m .” f ' :'>? t-■/■'.;^MYfWTHERE7 « i, ptp^fi' -Jwmitv-ntetoiyT I* .^hnt '1 qial®- B S B M S I M nor lirav m y ...It- in ta k e © - o f - a il th fr^ e th in g s b u t i t d if f e r s in s o m e re s p e c t.^ from a ll o f th e m . I t is th e q u a b tv th a t to o k th o te n th o u s a n d G re e k n ie r- them s m g a n d b e a t th e ir s h ie ld s a s th e y f o u g h t a n d c o u q u e re d a five fo ld ?.hp..mtes..A*i.Jiabyloii., The in la n g ib lo s p in e , .th in g . „ j:lm t w o rk s sharply, tbf dlstluctM u i b e tw e e n m v ii and m e re h u m a n o v g a iiis m s , b e tw e e n k ic k e r s a n d b a c k b ite r s a u d s o ld ie rs . To tk o m a n iv ith “ g u ts ” th e tr a n -i tiou from A p e n to a p ic k is a n in c i- d(#nt; f r o m a b e d t o . a 'd o b e b u n k a n adventhto,; from a w a lk o n th e a v e n u e to a h ik e in th e c a c tu s , a p le a s u re ; from a te a c a r t to a m e sa tin , a p ic n ic . T h is, life h e r e b re e d s “ g u ts ” a m i red b lo o d ! S m ile — a n d tak e b o ld a s if y o u . w e re h e re forever! “ G u ts ” ^ is a c o n s u ^ ia tio n th a t tt.ever f a ile d m a n nor o rg a n iz a tio n ; o f m e n .

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