Amendments to the Draft Law, February 1918


In amending the "Draft Law" to include youths who have reached the age of 21 since June 5th, 1917:

An Appeal is made,

1st -- To free from OBLIGATORY military service LAST OR ONLY children

2nd -- To place in Class 4 the small class of young men pursuing Post Graduate courses in scientific or cultural studies, -- to insure the source of teachers and investigators of the near future.

S. Hubert Dent, Jr. Ala.

William J. Fields, Ky.

Percy Quin Miss.

William Gordon, Ohio.

A. C. Shallenberger, Nebr.

Chas. P. Caldwell, N.Y.

James [W.] Wise, Ga.

Richard Olney, Mass.

Samuel J. [Nicholls], S.C.

T. W. Harrison, Va.

Daniel E. Garrett, Tex.

George R. Lunn, N.Y.


Julius Kahn, Cal.

Daniel R. Anthony, Kans.

John C. McKenzie, Ill.

Frank L. Greene, Vt.

John M. Morin, [Penna].

John [Q.] Tilson, Conn.

Thomas S. Crago, Pa.

Harry E. Hull, Iowa.

James H. Davidson, Wis.

J. Kuhio Kalanianaole, Hawaii.


George Chamberlain, Oregon.

G. M. Hitchcock, Neb.

Duncan U. Fletcher, Fla.

Henry L. Myers, Mont.

Chas. S. Thomas, Col.

Morris Sheppard, Tex.

J. C. W. Beckham, Ky.

Wm. F. Kirby, Ark.

James A Reed, Mo.

Kenneth McKellar, Tenn.

Francis E. Warren, Wyo.

John W. Weeks, Mass.

James Wadsworth, N.Y.

Howard Sutherland, W.Va.

Harry S. New, Ind.

Joseph Frelinghuysen, N.J.

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