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Specification 3d—“In that First Lieutenant Harry J. Collins,

28th U. S. Infantry, being justly indebted to the Pacific
Oriental Trading Company of Manila, P. I, on or about
March 8, 1904, for the sum of one hundred and ten dol.
lars and fifty cents, U. S. currency, which said sum he,
the said Collins, promised to pay on or before March 15,
1904, and having failed in fulfilling said promise, did
again promise to pay said sum on May 1, 1904, and hav.
ing failed in fulfilling said last mentioned promise, did
again promise to pay said sum on May 23, 1904, has
nevertheless ever since failed to pay said sum to said
Pacific Oriental Trading Company. This at Manila,

P. I."
To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded as
follows:

To the 1st Specification, Not guilty."
To the 20 Specification, Not guilty.”
To the CHARGE, “Not guilty.”

Additional Charge.
To the 1st Specification, “Not guilty."
To the 2d Specification, "Not guilty."
To the 3d Specification, Not guilty."
To the CHARGE, “Not guilty.”

FINDINGS. Of the 1st Specification, Guilty."

Of the 2d Specification, “Guilty, excepting the words against the expressed wishes of the said Braun, using his official position therefor,' and of the excepted words not guilty.” Of the CHARGE,

“Guilty.”

Additional Charge.
Of the 1st Specification, “Guilty, excepting the words ‘has
ever since fraudulently evaded payment thereof,' substituting
tberefor the words ' did evade payment thereof until June 10th,
1904;' of the excepted words not guilty and of the substituted
words guilty."

Of the 2d Specification, “Not guilty.”
Of the 3d Specification, “Not guilty.”
Of the CHARGE, “Not guilty of conduct unbecom.

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ing an officer and gentleman, in violation of the 61st Article of War, but guilty of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, in violation of the 62d Article of War."

SEXTENCE. And the court does therefore sentence the accused, First Lieutenant Harry J. Collins, 28th Infantry, "To be dismissed the service of the United States."

The record of the proceedings of the general court-martial in the foregoing case of 1st Lieutenant Harry J. Collins, 28th Infantry, having been submitted to the President, the following are his orders thereon:

WHITE HOUSE, September 10th, 1904. In the foregoing case of First Lieutenant Harry J. Collins, 28th Infan. try, U. S. Army, the sentence is confirmed and will be duly executed.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT. Lieutenant Collins ceases to be an officer of the Army from September 15, 1904. BY ORDER OF THE ACTING SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE.

Lieutenant General, Chics of Sturl. OFFICIAL: F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

No. 151.

WASHINGTON, September 13, 1904. Before a general court-martial which convened at the Presidio of San Francisco, California, pursuant to Special Orders, No. 160, Department of California, July 22, 1904, and of which Colonel CHARLES MORRIS, Artillery Corps, was president, and Captain JOHN J. BRADLEY, 14th Infantry, judge advocate, were arraigned and tried the following-named officers:

I. Second Lieutenant William W. White, 13th Infantry. CHARGE I.-—"Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentle

man, in violation of the 61st Article of War." (Four specifications.) CHARGE II.-"Absence without leave, in violation of the 620

Article of War." (Two specifications.) To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded as follows:

Charge I. To the 1st Specification, “Guilty." To the 20 Specification, “Guilty.” To the 3d Specification, “Guilty.”. To the 4th Specification, Guilty." To the CHARGE,

"Guilty."

Charge II. To the 1st Specification, “Guilty.” To the 2d Specification, Guilty.” To the CHARGE,

“Guilty."
FINDINGS.

Charge I.
Of the 1st Specification, “Guilty."
Of the 2d Specification, “Guilty."
Of the 3d Specification, "Guilty."
Of the 4th Specification, "Guilty.”
Of the CHARGE, “Guilty."

Charge II.
Of the 1st Specification, "Guilty."
Of the 2d Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the CHARGE,

"Guilty."

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SENTENCE.

And the court does therefore sentence him, Second Lieutenant William W. White, 13th Infantry, To be dismissed the service of the United States."

The record of the proceedings of the general court-martial in the foregoing case of 20 Lieutenant William W. White, 13th Infantry, having been subroitted to the President, the following are his orders thereon:

WHITE HOUSE, September 10th, 1904. In the foregoing case of Second Lieutenant William W. White, 13th Infantry, U. S. Army, the sentence is confirmed and will be duly executed.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

Lieutenant White ceases to be an officer of the Army from September 15, 1904.

II. Second Lieutenant Charles F. Smith, 13th Infantry. CHARGE I.-"Disobedience of orders, in violation of the 21st

Article of War." (One specification.) CHARGE II.—“Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentle

man, in violation of the 61st Article of War." (Four specifications) CHARGE III. — “Conduct to the prejudice of good order and

military discipline, in violation of the 62d Article of War," (Three specifications.)

To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded as follows:

Charge I.

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Of the 1st Specification, “Not guilty.”
Of the 2d Specification, “Guilty."

Of the 3d Specification, “Guilty, except the words 'and disorderly,' and of the excepted words not guilty.”

Of the 4th Specification, "Not guilty."
Of the CHARGE,

"Guilty."

Charge III.

Of the 1st Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 2d Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 3d Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the CHARGE, “Guilty."

SENTENCE.

And the court does therefore sentence him, Second Lieutenant Charles F. Smith, 13th Infantry, To be dismissed the service of the United States.

Tbe record of the proceedings of the general court-martial in the foregoing case of 2d Lieutenant Charles F. Smith, 13th Infantry, having been subunitted to the President, the following are his orders thereon:

WHITE HOUSE, September 10th, 1904. In the foregoing case of Second Lieutenant Charles F. Smith, 13th Infantry, U. S. Army, the sentence is confirmed and will be duly executed.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

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