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(b) Boilers, engines, electric machines, machine tools, shop and foundry practice.

(c) Description of processes and modes of manufacture of ordnance material.

(d) Each officer under examination may submit to the board for consideration any investigations of value or report involving the study of professional problems which may have been made by him, and in addition may be required to present a project of a design for new material or for the improve. ment or development of existing ordnance material. BY ORDER OF THE ACTING SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL: F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
No. 149.

WASHINGTON, September 9, 1904. Upon the completion of the Army maneuvers at Manassas, Virginia, the headquarters, band, and 1st Squadron, 7th Cav. alry, will proceed by marching to Fort Myer, Virginia, and will there go into camp pending the departure of the present cavalry garrison of that post, wben it will take the quarters thus vacated. On October 20, 1904, the headquarters, band, and 2d Squadron, 15th Cavalry, will proceed to and take sta tion at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont.

All enlisted men belonging to the 20 Squadron, 15th Cavalry, in excess of sixty five to a troop and all horses in excess of sixty to a troop will be transferred to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry (Paragraph II, General Orders, No. 142, War De. partment, August 30, 1904).

The Quartermaster's Department will furnish the necessary transportation, the Subsistence Department suitable subsistence, and the Medical Department proper medical attendance and supplies. BY ORDER OF THE ACTING SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL: F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

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No. 150.

WASHINGTON, September 13, 1904. Before a general court-martial which convened at Manila, Philippine Islands, pursuant to Special Orders, No. 127, Departi ment of Luzon, June 7, 1904, and of which Major DANIEL C.

PEARSON, 2d Cavalry, was president, and Captain GEORGE D. MOORE, 20th Infantry, judge advocate, was arraigned and tried

First Lieutenant Harry J. Collins, 28th Infantry. CHARGE.—“Conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman, in

violation of the 61st Article of War." Specification 1st-"In that First Lientenant Harry J. Collins,

28th Infantry, being temporarily in command of the 108th Company of United States Coast Artillery at Cuartel de Espana, Manila, P. I., and being on or about the 5th day of May, 1904, entrusted by Major William B. Schofield, paymaster, U. S. Army, with the sum of one hundred thirty-six dollars and ten cents, funds of the United States of the lawful currency thereof, to be paid to members of the said 108th Company of Coast Artillery, as follows: $31.75 to Corporal Charles E. Devery, $8.95 to Sergeant Royal Green, $13.35 to Private Allen Archer, $16.35 to Private Fate Stevens, $6.35 to Private Thomas A. Lawson, $10.35 to Private Jordan Miller, $9.35 to Private John R. Smith, $16.35 to Private John S. Thompson, $0.35 to Private Isham B. Ward, $22.95 to Private Green B. Wilson, as their pay or parts of their pay for the months of March and April, 1904, did, in violation of said trust, fail to pay said sum as aforesaid to said members of the 108th Company of Coast Artillery, and did unlawfully and wilfully convert the said suin of one hundred thirty-six dollars and

ten cents to his, the said Collins', own use and benefit." Specification 2d—“In that First Lieutenant Harry J. Collins,

28th U. S. Infantry, being temporarily in command of the 108th Company of U. S. Coast Artillery at Cuartel de Espana, Manila, P. I., and being on or about May 5, 1904, entrusted by Major William B. Schofield, pay. master, U. S. Army, with the sum of eighteen dollars

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and fifteen cents, to be paid to Julius M. Perryman, of said 108th Company of U. S. Coast Artillery, as bis pay for the month of April, 1904, and having in violation of said trust converted said sum to his own use and benefit, and failed to pay said som to the said Perryman until on complaint of the said Perryman investigation of the matter was commenced on or about May 25, 1904, by Lieutenant Colonel Daniel H. Brush, inspector general, U.S Army, did, about 2 o'clock p.m. of said last mentioned date, enter the squad room of the 38th Company, U.S. Coast Artillery, in the said Cuartel de Espana, and in presence of enlisted men in order to pay said sum obtain a loan of fifteen dollars from Private John P. Braun, of said company, against the expressed wishes of the said Braun, using his official position therefor, and promising therefor to return said sum to the said Braun at four o'clock p. m. of the same day, which promise he failed to execute though so

requested thereafter by the said Braun.” ADDITIONAL CHARGE.—"Conduct unbecoming an officer and

gentleman, in violation of the 61st Article of War." Specification 1st—"In that First Lieutenant Harry J. Collins,

28th U. S. Infantry, having obtained a loan of one hundred dollars, U. S. currency, from Mr. C. M. Monasmith, on or about April 7, 1904, the same to be paid at the expiration of one month from said date, he, the said Collins, knowing that the said Monasmith bad borrowed the money for him, the said Collins, on the express condition that payment would be made as promised, did nevertheless fail to pay said sum as promised and has ever since fraudulently evaded payment thereof. This

at Manila, P. I.” Specification 2d—“In that First Lieutenant Harry J. Collins,

28th Infantry, being justly indebted to Mr. J. K Brown, in the sum of twenty seven dollars, U. S. currency, and having repeatedly failed in his promises to make pay. ment thereof, and having again on or about May 21, 1904, promised to pay said sum to the said J. K. Brown on May 23, 1904, did nevertheless fail to pay said sum on said mentioned date and thereafter. This at Manila, P. I."

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