Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

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100 YEARS AGO

May 31, 1917

MARRIED MEN TO BE DRAFTED

Washington, May 30---Marriage will not save a man from selection. Only those with dependants will be exempted, and even in their case this applies to the first call only. This was made plain at the War Department. Secretary Baker declared that the government would install sufficient machinery to make certain that the dependants were real and not merely semi-dependants.

All men living in Pine Bluffs precinct subject to conscription MUST REGISTER at City Hall next Tuesday, June 5.

Men past 31 should not try to register, as they will...



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