Pettit, Skidmore Rep CLub 1918

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Pettit, Skidmore Rep CLub 1918 - , In-, organi-1 defi- j j j , serv-. j i j I !...
, In-, organi-1 defi- j j j , serv-. j i j I ! a REPUBLICANS OPEN CLUB TO SOLDIERS Soldier and sailor visitors to Richmond Hill hereafter will find the Richmond Hill Republican clubhouse open for their use. The club occupies several large rooms in the clubhouse on LelTerts avenue near Hillside avenue, and offers every privilege in the building to the men in the service of I'ncle Sam that are enjoyed by its own members. There is a rest room, a reading room, card rooms, writing tables and facilities for playing pool and bowling, A lunchroom will also be conducted under the auspices of the club, with the the club steward in charge. The resolution to turn the clubhouse over to the soldiers and sailors was proposed by Louis N. Levlnson, one of the association's active members, and Ralph Halpern was appointed publicity chairman to Insure advertising the project. Magistrate John Kochendorfer als lent his support to the movement. and expects to be one of the reception committee as many evenings ns possi ble to help make the visitors comfort able. "The Soldiers Club of Richmond Hill" will be the name. Placards are to be printed, directing soldiers to the , building, and notices inviting them to renoml-use the club will be placed in the vari- ous camps on Long Island.. I If tho War Camp Community Service I eau dm inieresieu, u is piopuseu later to i. . . . . i i . . . . nt out a dormitory with cots to accom modate soldiers and sailors at night. Officers of the Richmond Hill Republican Club are: Wreren B. Ashmead, president: William J. McGahle, first vice president; James W. Winters, second vice president: Skidmore Pettit, treasurer, and Walter D. Edgerton, secretary. 1

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 19 Jun 1918, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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