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43 Clinton Men Respond to Call of Government

The following article was in the Clinton Advertiser 30 Apr 1918

Forty-three Clinton men, whose names were listed in the American draft have signed up on the last vocational call of the war department and are holding themselves in readiness for military duty.  These men all are of trades and professions listed in the nation's "want column."  Realizing the value of the opportunity offered them, they have hastened to get in under the call, in order to have the opportunity to work at their own trade while wearing the khaki.  The list of men responding to the call is today given out by the local draft board, and follows:

Fred Dietzman, carpenter
E. B. Wray, chauffeur
John Seidell, fireman
Benj. A. Lillis, rail clerk
Eldon Bates, machinist
R. E. Clesby, electrical engineer
H. Friedlander
Howard Pearson, boilermaker
Wm. Murphy, conductor
Chas. R. Aplen, bookkeeper
Henry Stuckel, carpenter
Leo Rasmussen, cook
Henry Horst, chauffeur
Leo Lietz, brakeman
H. Whitebread, fireman
Clarence Allison, plumber
Henry Tallett, photographer
M. Skjokanik, brake inspector
W. Noonan, switchman
W. J. Averkamp, switchman
Albert Burke, plumber
W. F. Cleary, postoffice clerk
H. A. Wolcott, physicist
K. J. Hansen, painter
John T. Niter, boilermaker
J. M. Rey, auto mechanic
F. S. Hinlon, machinist
Leon Tucking, plumber
Tom Hendricks, truck driver
H. R. Krause, telegrapher
S. B. Cook, woodworker
F. L. Bealer, chauffeur
John G. Legel, Jr., photographer
H. O. Wade, brakeman
L. J. Hansen, wireman
Walter Thoms, printer
Geo. F. Fahey, civil engineer
John M. Lind, machinist
A. Bush, chauffeur
E. O. Bullock, boilermaker