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an officer of the Army, for the same month of October, 1904, and by him, the said 2d Lieutenant Paul H. McDonald, 10th Infantry, duly made and executed, he, the said 2d Lieutenant Paul H. McDonald, 10th Infantry, then and there well knowing the lattermentioner] official pay account presented to Major T. C. Goodman, Paymaster, U. S. Army, for payment, as aforesaid, to be fraudulent, when made and executed, and when presented.

This at or near Seattle, Washington, on or about

the 31st day of October, 1904.” To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded as follows:

Charge 1.
To the 1st Specification, “Guilty."
To the 2d Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 3d Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 4th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 5th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 6th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 7th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 8th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 9th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 10th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 11th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 12th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 13th Specification, Guilty."
To the 14th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 15th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 16th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 17th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 18th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 19th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 20th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 21st Specification, Guilty.”
To the 22d Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 230 Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 24th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 25th Specification, “Guilty.”
To the 26th Specification, “Guilty.”

To the 27th Specification, “Guilty." To the 28th Specification, “Guilty." To the 29th Specification, “Guilty." To the CHARGE,

"Guilty."

Charge II. To the 1st Specification, “Guilty." To the 2d Specification, "Guilty." To the 3d Specification, “Guilty.” To the 4th Specification, “Guilty.” To the 5th Specification, "Guilty.” To the 6th Specification, “Guilty.” To the CHARGE,

“Guilty.”

Charge III. To the 1st Specification, "Guilty." To the 2d Specification, "Guilty." To the CHARGE,

"Guilty.” FINDINGS.

Charge 1. Of the 1st Specification, "Guilty.” Of the 2d Specification, “Guilty." Of the 3d Specification, "Guilty." Of the 4th Specification, "Guilty.” Of the 5th Specification, “Guilty.” Of the 6th Specification, “Guilty.” Of the 7th Specification, "Guilty.” Of the 8th Specification, “Guilty." Of the 9th Specification, “Guilty.” Of the 10th Specification, “Guilty.” Of the 11th Specification, “Guilty.” Of the 12th Specification, “Guilty." Of the 13th Specification, “Guilty." Of the 14th Specification, “Guilty.” Of the 15th Specification, “Guilty.” Of the 16th Specification, “Guilty." Of the 17th Specification, “Guilty." Of the 18th Specification, “Guilty.” Of the 19th Specification, “Guilty.”

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Of the 20th Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 21st Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 22d Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 23d Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 24th Specification, "“Guilty."
Of the 25th Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 26th Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 27th Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 28th Specification, “Guilty."
Of the 29th Specification, “Guilty."
Of the CHARGE,

“Guilty.”

Charge II.
Of the 1st Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 2d Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 3d Specification, “Guilty."
Of the 4th Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the 5th Specification, "Guilty."
Of the 6th Specification, “Guilty.”
Of the CHARGE,

"Guilty."

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

"Guilty." SENTENCE.

And the court does therefore sentence him, 2d Lieutenant Paul H. McDonald, 10th Infantry, To be dismissed the service of the United States, and to be confined at hard labor, in such penitentiary as the reviewing authority may direct, for the period of two (2) years.”

The record of the proceedings of the general court-martial in the foregoing case of 2d Lieutenant Paul H. McDonald, 10th Infantry, having been submitted to the President, the following are his orders thereon:

THE WHITE HOUSE, February 10, 1905. The sentence in the case of Second Lieutenant Paul H. McDonald, Tenth Regiment of Infantry, is confirmed and will be carried into execution.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

Lieutenant McDonald ceases to be an officer of the Army from February 13, 1905, and the United States penitentiary at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is designated as the place for his confinement. [975927, M. S. 0.] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

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

The Military Secretary.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
No. 30.

WASHINGTON, February 20, 1905. I.-Whenever a cable or other material forming part of the seacoast defenses of the United States is fouled by a passing vessel, the commanding officer of the post or station, to whose knowledge the fact is brought, will make prompt report by telegraph direct to The Military Secretary of the Army of the name and nationality of the vessel concerned and the nature and extent of the damage done by it, in order that the matter may be placed in the hands of the Department of Justice for an application of the remedy prescribed in the act of July 7, 1898 (30 Stats., 717), or for such a resort to proceedings in admiralty as may seem to be warranted by the facts. The commanding officer will send a copy of his report to the department commander. (972502, M. S. 0.]

II.-Until such time as a manual of fencing with the bayonet has been prepared and distributed to the Army, all troops armed with the rifle will be drilled in the bayonet exercise as given in the Infantry Drill Regulations of 1901, paragraphs 151 and 157 to 178, inclusive. (971552, M. S. O.] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Stal". OFFICIAL: F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

MAR 2 Rec'd

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