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BLAIR C. HARTMAN IS WITH PERSHING'S ARMY
Roaring Spring Youth, One of the First to Volunteer, Is in Artillery.
Blair C. Hartman, aged 24, of Roaring Spring, son of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Hartman, was one of the first Roaring Spring boys to voluntarily enter the service of Uncle Sam, and he is now with Pershing "somewhere in France" as a member of Battery E, Seventh field artillery. Blair has been advanced in the ranks, being promoted to a corporal since arriving in France.
The young man enlisted April 30 and spent some time training in Texas. Blair who was previously employed by the Adams Express company in Altoona, writes his parents that he thoroughly enjoyed the new life and speaks in glowing terms of the treatment accorded them by French people.
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