You Can Become an Army or Navy Officer

July 15, 1905


Captain H. W. Phillips advertises the opportunity for a “persevering, moral young man” to receive military officer training.


If you are a persevering, moral young man, between the ages of 17 and 35 years, possessing a good common school education and passing the necessary physical examination.

Further particulars for four cents in stamps, by addressing,

H.W. Phillips
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