James Devore commands Company B, Fifty-fifth infantry, National Guard of Iowa.
ScolflS i WHETHER MUST PAY FINES n , U I a member of the National Guard jjof Iowa: who fails to perform the4 5 military duties required compelled to j-jp&y j-jp&y j-jp&y a fine when court martiiiled? H Thin is tho question . inoled In a e suit filed in the district court tot Sdiy tiv the Mllltt of Inwi fnr tho M benefit nf f'nmnnnv R 1 nu'a Tti Hiaihi 1 fsUuar.l, ttgnliiBt Artolph tlrlffen. V? Urltfen, It Is alleged in the petition, petition, was a member of the National Guard during the month or May K;I012, hnving been assigned to Cotu fjpany n. Fifty-fiftu Fifty-fiftu Fifty-fiftu infuntry, nndei p command of James Devore. It It j charged he absented himself fron a th drills and military duties on ten M different occasions during the month S Ho was court martlaled under tlw frprovlulons of the. military code oi jowa and taken before a home station station court marshal!. . He appeared ii nd made a defense. He was found t-'illty t-'illty t-'illty and sentenced to pny a fine of $2 fir each of the ten offends.- offends.- He was fu-thor fu-thor fu-thor found guilty of unsoi-dlerly unsoi-dlerly unsoi-dlerly conduct and fined f 5. He refused refused to imy the fines. Nothing was done until September, when a similar similar trial was held and similar fines nasnsged. ' Company U asks the court io compel Crlloa to pay tli fines which total an amount of $52,