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GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,
ADJUTANT GENER. IL'S OFFICE,
Washington, Jarch 21, 1900. L.-The following order has been received from the War Department and is published to the Army for the information and guidance of all concerned:
WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, March 29, 1900. By direction of the President, and under the provisions of paragraph 198 of the Regulations, the military post at Cayey, Puerto Rico, will hereafter be known and designated as Henry Barracks, in honor of the late Brigadier General Guy V. Henry, U. S. Army, who was Military Governor of Puerto Rico from December 6, 1898, to May 8, 1899, and who died.on October 24, 1899.
G. D. MEIKLEJOHN,
Acting Secretary of War. II.-By direction of the Secretary of War, clothing drawn in excess of allowance by soldiers discharged without honor will be taken up again on the returns of the quartermaster of the post at which the soldier may be serving, and if new will be reissued; otherwise, it will be transferred to the nearest clothing depot for use of general prisoners, unless the particular post may be the one at which prisoners are confined, in which case the clothing will be allowed to remain for use of such prisoners. BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL MILES:
H. C. CORBIN,
GENERAL ORDERs, l HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,
By direction of the Secretary of War, paragraph 10.20a of the Regulations, as published in General Orders, No. 118, June 24, 1899, from this office, is amended to read as follows:
10.20a. Civilians employed with the Army at remote posts or stations where it is impossible to procure, at reasonable rates, such articles of clothing and other quartermaster's supplies (except uniforms) as they may need for their health and comfort inay be allowed to purchase same from the Quartermaster's Department in limited quantities for their own use, for cash at cost prices, with 10 per cent added to cover transportation.
Such sales will, however, be made only upon the written approval of the commanding officer setting forth the necessity for such action. This authority to be filed with the return of the officer making such sales.
BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL MILES:
H. C. CORBIN,
ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Washington, March 27, 1900. Before a general court-martial which convened at Manila, Philippine Islands, pursuant to Special Orders, No. 197, Headquarters, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, December 30, 1899, and of which Colonel E. E. HARDIN, 29th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers, was president, and 1st Lieutenant F. S. HUTTON, 4th U. S. Infantry, was judge advocate, was arraigned and tried
Captain Harry Walsh, 47th Infantry, U. S. Volunteers. CHARGE.—“Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman,
to the prejudice of good order and military discipline,
in violation of the 620 Article of War." Specification 1st-"In that Captain Harry Walsh, 47th In
fantry, U. S. Volunteers, while in the uniform of his grade, was drunk and disorderly in the public streets, causing the interference of the local police and his detention by the provost guard of his regiment. This at Valetta, Island of Malta, on November 22, 1899, between
the hours of 7 and 9 p. m." Specification 2d—“In that Captain Harry Walsh, 47th In
fantry, U. S. Volunteers, did use profane and abusive language toward an officer of the provost guard of his regiment, viz, toward 2d Lieutenant Paul W. Harrison, 47th Infantry, U. S. Volunteers, said officer of the provost guard being in the performance of his duties as such, and both officers being in the uniform of their respective grades. This at Valetta, Island of Malta, on November
22, 1899, about 6.30 to 7 p. m.” Specification 3d—“ In that Captain Harry Walsh, 47th In
fantry, U. S. Volunteers, while in the uniform of his grade, was helplessly drunk and did fall into a drunken stupor and sleep in the temporary room of his regimental provost guard, where he was of necessity detained. This in a foreign land, in the presence of the members of the British Marine Guard and of the members of a picket of the post guard, to the shaming of his regiment and his country, at the customhouse landing, in Valetta, Island of Malta, on November 22, 1899, between the