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TABLE V. 1. Alaskan clothing, unserviceable. --All clothing specially provided for troops stationed in Alaska (which is issued on memorandum receipt) which has become unserviceable or unfit for reissue lexcept by reason of infection with contagious disease) will be held for the action of an officer of the Inspector General's Department. In case it becomes necessary at any time to destroy such specialiseue clothing on account of contagious disease, a special report with explanation will be furnished. (O. Q. M. G. 327521.)

2. Blankets, issue on memorandum receipt. ---Blankets issued on memorandum receipt to company and detachment commanders for the use of the enlisted men of their commands will be limited to two

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to each man for the authorized strength of the organization and will be issued upon proper requisition of company and detachment commanders. These blankets, when turned in, will be renovated, when necessary, before reissue, by the Quartermaster Corps, at post laundries at stations where there are such laundries; otherwise by contract.

3. Blankets to be turned in to depots after inspection. Whenever blankets are submitted to an inspector for his action, they will not be ordered destroyed (except when, under the provisions of paragraph 717, Army Regulations, they are infected with contagious disease) or sold at posts, but will be ordered turned in to depots, as indicated below, to be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 680, Army Regulations: From posts in the Eastern Department to the Philadelphia depot; from posts in the Central and Southern Departments to the St. Louis depot; from posts in the Western and Philippine Departments, to the San Francisco depot. (Decision of Secretary of War, Jan. 19, 1912, A. G. 0. 1868232.)

4. Brassards.-Brassards will be issued at the rate of one to each mounted orderly of Infantry and Cavalry regiments, mounted men assigned as orderlies to brigade and higher commanders, and agents of communication of the Field Artillery. They will be issued on memorandum receipt to the commanders of the organizations or detachments to which such men belong or may be assigned. (Decision of Secretary of War, Jan. 2, 1912, 0. Q. M. G. 349551.)

5. Coats for cooks and bakers.—Unbleached summer drill coats will be issued to cooks and bakers until the stock on hand is exhausted, at 50 cents each. (0. Q. M. G. 364573.)

6. Coats, dress, for Porto Rican troops.Dark blue coat cloth, cord edge braid, and buttons necessary in manufacturing dress coats will be issued to enlisted men of the Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry. These men will be charged with the cost of the materials as issued. (Decision of Secretary of War, 0. Q. M. G. 483642.)

7. Coats, white, for waiters.—Unbleached white drill coats will be issued by the Quartermaster Corps to enlisted men detailed to act as waiters at the general mess at recruit depots. These coats will not be charged to the enlisted men, but will remain the property of the United States. No expenses will be incurred by the Quartermaster Corps, however, in laundering same. (O.,Q. M. G. 365539.),

8. Enlisted men of Coast Artillery Corps to be credited on their clothing accounts.- Enlisted men of the Coast Artillery Corps to whom have been issued, or may hereafter be issued during the current enlistment period, both the old-pattern blue uniform and the new-pattern olivedrab woolen service uniform will be credited with $14.50 on their clothing accounts. This amount will be credited to those only who have drawn or who may draw a complete suit of the new pattern, viz: Breeches, cap, cap ornaments, coat, collar ornaments, shirt, and shoes. Those enlisted men who have not drawn a complete suit will be credited with the cost of such

of those articles only as have been actually drawn. (Decision of Secretary of War, Aug. 27, 1912, A. G. O. 1903924.)

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9. Enlisted men transferred to Hospital Corps or service-school detachments.-Enlisted men when transferred to the Hospital Corps or service-school detachments for the convenience of the Government will be credited upon their clothing money allowance with the sum of $1 to defray the expense connected with changing the cord-edge traid upon their dress coats. The gratuitous issue to enlisted men 30 transferred of 27 yards cord-edge braid, breast cord, cap and collar naments, cap band, and, in the case of noncommissioned officers chevrons and trouser stripes, is authorized. (G. O. 148, W. D. 1911.)

10. Hats, blue denim.-Five blue denim hats, one for each blue denim suit, will be issued to each enlisted man of the Coast Artillery Corps and charged at cost or invoice price, but this additional issue will not be regarded as making any increase in the soldier's annual clothing money allowance.

11. Hood, overcoat. The overcoat hood is discontinued as part of the overcoat and as an article of uniform. (Decision of Secretary of War, Feb. 8, 1912.)

12. Keys, trunk locker.-Two keys will be furnished with each triak locker, one of which will be issued with the locker to the enlisted man, the other being retained by the company or detachDent commander. In case of loss of the key issued to the enlisted man the company or detachment commander will submit the key in bis possession to the quartermaster with request to be furnished with a duplicate key, accompanied by statement of cost. The cost will be charged on the muster and pay roll against the enlisted man responsible for the loss. A limited supply of blank trunk locker keya will be maintained at posts, to be procured under the regular allotments for class A supplies, appropriation “Clothing and camp and garrison equipage." (0.Q. M. G. 495418, Mar. 28, 1914.) 13. Music

for bands.-An allowance of $5 per month is made to each Ammy band for the purchase of music. (Decision of Chief of Staff, Sov. 12, 1904, 0. Q. M. G. 194952.)

14. Oilskin clothing.-Oilskin clothing for mine companies, Coast Artillery Corps, mine planters, and cable steamers will remain the property of the United States, and will, in the event of loss or destruction through other than unavoidable circumstances, be charged to the enlisted men on the muster and pay rolls at cost or invoice price. (Cir. No. 35, W. D., 1910.)

15. Old-pattern clothing, issue of.—When changes or modifications ve made in articles of clothing or equipage, issues to the Regular Army and Organized Militia of the kinds and patterns now on hand will be continued until the supply thereof is exhausted, and whenerer any particular kind or size of articles of clothing or equipage that has been modified is exhausted requisitions for that kind or

size will be filled from the new pattern that may be adopted. (G.O. 129, T.D., 1911.).

The following exceptions are made to this order: New-pattern articles of clothing will be issued to sergeant instructors on duty with the Organized Militia (0. Q. M. G. 369317) and West Point Detachments. (O.Q. M. G. 441739.)

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16. Overcoats, issue on memorandum receipt.-Overcoats will be issued on memorandum receipt to company and detachment commanders for the use of the men of their commands, the issue to be limited to one to each man for the authorized strength of the organization. When turned in they will be renovated, if worth the cost involved, at post laundries, where there are such laundries; otherwise by contract.

When overcoats have become unserviceable and unfit for issue to enlisted men they will be submitted to the action of an inspector. Such as may be found suitable for issue to prisoners will be accumulated at posts in sufficient quantities to warrant shipment by freight as designated below:

From posts in the Eastern Department to the Philadelphia depot.

From posts in the Southern and Central Departments to the St. Louis depot.

From posts in the Hawaiian Department to the Honolulu depot. From posts in the Western Department to the San Francisco depot. From posts in the Philippine Department to the Manila depot.

Overcoats which are not suitable for issue to prisoners will be mutilated and disposed of at the post in accordance with the

rovisions of paragraph 680, Army Regulations. (Cir. No. 11, 0. C. Q. M. C. 1913.)

17. Overcoats, purchase from enlisted men ordered to tropical service.-(a) Overcoats in the hands of enlisted men, which have been issued to them during their current enlistment and charged against their clothing account will, when such soldiers are ordered to tropical service, become the property of the United States, and for each serviceable overcoat so turned over not exceeding one to each soldier, a credit not exceeding two-thirds of the price of the overcoat, as set forth in this circular, will be given on the clothing account of each soldier from whom an overcoat is purchased.

(6) Overcoats which, in the opinion of company or detachment commanders, are unfit for service should be submitted to the action of a surveying officer with a view to determining the advisability of purchase.

(c) The final statements of enlisted men who have been thus credited will, if they show a balance due for clothing not drawn in kind, contain notation in the space provided for remarks: "Clothing account credited with $. ... for overcoat purchased under the provisions of Circular No. 20, Office of the Quartermaster General, 1912." The same course will be pursued in stating final accounts on pay rolls of soldiers who are not furnished with final statements on discharge and of deserters.

(d) This notation is required for the sole purpose of enabling the corps to make appropriation transfers as contemplated by the decision of the Comptroller of the Treasury dated February 5, 1912, and is not to be construed as constituting an additional credit due the soldier for clothing not drawn in kind.

(e) Company or detachment commanders receiving these overcoats will furnish the post or other quartermaster with certificates, in duplicate, showing the number of same, and the quartermaster will, upon receipt of such certificates, take up on his property account the num

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