Pomeroy Washington Downtown National Historic District
News from the
May 10, 1924
The Boy Scouts whose names appear below are to assist the peace officers in keeping order according the plans announced by Sheriff E. E. Powell. They will wear badges during the bridge celebration to show their standing as juvenile aids to the cause of law and order. Each will take tne oath of oliice and will be given a certificate of appointment, of whicn the form is as follows:
"The United States of America
"To all who shall see these presents greeting:
"Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, fidelity, and ability of ............
I do hereby appoint him a deputy sheriff and traffic officer, for the county of Garfield and the state of Washington.
"He is therefore carefully and diligently to discharge the duties of that office by doing and periorming ail manner of things thereunto belonging, according to the laws of the state of Washington, and the rules and regulations prescribed from time to time, by me, sheriff of said county of Garfield, state of Washington. This appointment to continue in force during the pleasure of the Sheriff of Garfield county, State of Washington, for the time being.
"Given under my hand at the city of Pomeroy, Washington, this ______ day of ________, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty-four, and in the one hundred and forty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States.
Obligation administered by __________, sheriff of Garfield county, Washington.
The list of applicants reported for this service follows:
Berton Long, Raymond Powell, Clyde Powell, Phillip DeVieming, Kenny Umphfres, Clement Fitzsimmons, Ronald Ward, Harry Schuster, Carlyle Brown, Edward Weeks, Claire Watrus, Melvin Watrus, George Stalcup, Wayne Stalcup, Felix Landkammer, James Thornton, Edward Francisco, Leonard Schafer, Bernard Schafer, Roy Chard, Verne Cox, Clark Baldwin, Clarence Miller, and Paul Gimlin.
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