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Rookie rhymes, by the men of the 1st and 2nd provisional training regiments, Plattsburg, New York   By:

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[Illustration: Let's Go!!]

ROOKIE RHYMES

BY THE MEN OF THE 1st. and 2nd. PROVISIONAL TRAINING REGIMENTS PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK

MAY 15 AUGUST 15 1917

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HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON

ROOKIE RHYMES

Copyright, 1917, by Harper & Brothers Printed in the United States of America Published September, 1917

CONTENTS

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PUBLICATION COMMITTEE 13

FOREWORD 15 Robert Tapley, Co. 5, 1st P. T. R.

PART I POEMS

STANDING IN LINE 19 Morris Bishop, Co. 8, 1st P. T. R.

THE FIRST TIME 21

ONWARD CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 22 D. E. Currier, 2d Battery, 1st P. T. R.

THEY BELIEVE IN US BACK HOME 24 Anch Kline, Co. 1, 1st P. T. R.

ODE TO A LADY IN WHITE STOCKINGS 29 Robert Cutler, Co. 2, 1st P. T. R.

"AVOIRDUPOIS" 31 D. E. Currier, 2d Battery, 1st P.T.R.

GO! 35 J. S. O'Neale, Jr., Co. 4, 2d P. T. R.

THE PLATTSBURG CODE 36 R. L. Hill, Co. 5, 2d P. T. R.

A CONFERENCE 38 Donald E. Currier, 2d Battery, 1st P. T. R.

SUNDAY IN BARRACKS 41 Anch Kline, Co. 1, 1st P. T. R.

THE BALLAD OF MONTMORENCY GRAY 43 Pendleton King, Co. 6, 2d P. T. R.

GIRLS 51 Robert M. Benjamin, Co. 3, 1st P. T. R.

A LAMENT 52 H. Chapin, Co. 2, 1st P. T. R.

THE MANUAL 53 George S. Clarkson, Co. 4, 1st P. T. R.

THOSE "PATRIOTIC" SONGS 55 Frank J. Felbel, Co. 2, 2d P. T. R.

SATURDAY P.M. 58 Harold Amory, Co. 5, 1st P. T. R.

HOW THINGS HAVE CHANGED 62 C. K. Stodder, Co. 9, 1st P. T. R.

ARMA FEMINAMQUE 63 W. R. Witherell, Co. 7, 2d P. T. R.

OUT O' LUCK 65 W. K. Rainsford, Co. 7, 2d P. T. R.

SHERMAN WAS RIGHT 69 Joe F. Trounstine, Co. 4, 2d P. T. R.

TROOPSHIP CHANTY 70 Harold Speakman, Co. 4, 2d P. T. R.

THOSE RUMORS 71 F. L. Bird, 2d Battery, 1st P. T. R.

WAR'S HORRORS 72 Kenneth McIntosh, 2d Lieut. O. R. C., Co. 4, 1st P. T. R.

THE CALL 73 Allen Bean MacMurphy, Co. 2, 1st P. T. R.

BEANS 74 Charles H. Ramsey, Co. 8, 1st P. T. R.

FORWARD "?" 77 John W. Wilber, Co. 5, 1st P. T. R.

CHANT OF A DERELICT 78 Ed. Burrows, Co. 3, 1st P. T. R.

PREOCCUPATION 80 Charles H. Ramsey, Co. 8, 1st P. T. R.

INOCULATION DAY 83 Morris Bishop, Co. 8, 1st P. T. R.

DON'T WEAKEN 85 R. T. Fry, Co. 5, 1st P. T. R.

THE THREE 87 Harold Speakman, Co. 4, 2d P. T. R.

TO THE LITTLE BLACK DOG 89 A. N. Phillips, Jr., 3d Battery, 1st P. T. R.

WHEN EAST IS WEST 90 W... Continue reading book >>




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