The Intelligencer August 14, 1914 (page 3)

100yearsago“The local militia took on a more warlike routine here today when recruits and volunteers assembled at the Armouries in uniform for drill, which will be continued daily …  the volunteers will be allowed pay and subsistence allowance at the authorized rates. …  Rifle practice is held every afternoon and evening at the armouries for recruits and members of the regiment. Shooting at all ranges is practised and the men will have acquired considerable skill with the rifle before they leave the city.”