ARMY & NAVY: Icebox Raider (Concl'd)


Last week at Fort Jay on Governors Island, N. Y. a court-martial of one Brigadier General, six Colonels, one Lieutenant Colonel and one Major found stolid, grey-thatched Captain Ralph E. Fleischer guilty of violating three Articles of War. Because he embezzled from the U. S. Army icebox two chickens, pickles, assorted vegetables, two slabs of cheese and other victuals; because he gave false answers at a previous investigation; and because he bullied enlisted men and made them "keep their mouths shut," his senior officers sentenced this Quartermaster Corps captain to dismissal from the service. Pending review of his...

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