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Farmhouse (designated as "Newton House"): Four rooms on the first floor and two rooms on the second floor of the farmhouse, together with the stove in the kitchen, one army table in the kitchen, and two tables in the main room downstairs.

Water system: The use of approximately 1,600 feet of 14-inch pipe, 70 feet of 2-inch pipe, and water ram—these to be installed into a permanent system with a reservoir to be constructed by the company, back of the men's cabins.

Pump and well: The use of the pump and well located at the southeast corner of the barn, the pump being in good working order and repair when taken over.

Keys: Keys to buildings as follows: Yale key to office in farmhouse; No. 6 key to cabin No. 16; No. 5 key to cabin No. 15; No. 12 key to barn and garage.

Wood: Supply of wood in wood house used by company to be replenished before grounds are vacated. Lanterns: Five gasoline lanterns have been loaned to the company.

F. K. BURKET,
Captain, Three Hundred and Ninety Sixth Infantry,

Commanding.

EXHIBIT D Date: June 25, 1935. Memo: To Capt. L. W. Stanley, Company 308, Camp S-59-Pa., Civilian Con

servation Corps. From: Prof. George R. Green, head, department of nature education.

The following property, leased or belonging to the Department of Nature Education of the Pennsylvania State College, has been loaned for the use of the above company until the end of their enlistment:

Camp site: The nature camp site and premises leased by the Pennsylvania State College from the Department of Forests and Waters of the State of Pennsylvania for 10 years, under agreement dated February 24, 1931, and known as the Saeger farm, containing thereon building No. 504, a farmhouse, and frame barn together with outbuildings, situated in Jackson Township, Huntington County, in the Logan State Forests, with approximately 10 acres of farm land.

It is understood that such damage to the site as open ditches, latrine pits, garbage pits, etc., shall be repaired and the property placed as nearly as possible in its original condition before site is vacated by the Three hundred and eighth Company

Barn: The barn (designated as “Comstock Hall"), including the kitchen, storeroom, mess hall, shower room, and main floor of barn-including large army range, sink and tables in kitchen, 10 tables and 20 benches in the mess hali, refrigerator in the storeroom, use of the tank on second floor of barn, and showers.

Farm house (designated as “Newton House”): Four rooms on the first floor and two rooms on the second floor of the farmhouse, together with the stove in the kitchen, one army table in the kitchen, and two tables in the main room downstairs.

Water system: The use of approximately 1,600 feet of 1/4-inch pipe, 70 feet of 2-inch pipe, and water ram—these to be installed into a permanent system with a reservoir to be constructed by the company, back of the men's cabins.

Pump and well: The use of the pump and well located at tne southeast corner of the barn, the pump in good working order and repair when taken over.

Keys: Keys to buildings as follows: Yale key to office in farmhouse; No. 6 key to cabin No. 16; No. 5 key to cabin No. 15; No. 12 key to barn and garage.

Wood: Supply of wood in woodhouse used by company to be replenished before grounds are vacated. Lanterns: Five gasoline lanterns have been loaned to the company.

L. W. STANLEY,
Captain, Three Hundred and Thirteenth Infantry,

Commanding.

EXHIBIT AA Date: June 25, 1935. Name: To Capt. L. W. Stanley, Company 308, Camp S-59–Pa., Civilian Con

servation Corps. From: Prof. George R. Green, Head, department of nature education.

The following property, leased or belonging to the department of nature educa tion of the Pennsylvania State College, has been loaned for the use of the abovcompany until the end of their enlistment:

Camp site: The nature camp site and premises leased by the Pennsylvania State College from the department of forests and waters of the State of Pennsylvania for 10 years, under agreement dated February 24, 1931, and known as the Saegar Farm, containing thereon building No. 504, a farmhouse, and frame barn together with outbuildings, situated in Jackson Township, Huntingdon County, in the Logan State Forests, with approximately 10 acres of farm land.

It is understood that such damage to the site as open ditches, latrine pits, garbage pits, etc., shall be repaired and the property placed as nearly as possible in its original condition before site is vacated by the Three Hundred Eighth Company.

Barn: The barn (designated as “Comstock Hall"), including the kitchen, storeroom, mess hall, shower room, and main floor of barn-including large Army range, sink, and tables in kitchen, 10 tables and 20 benches in the mess hall, refrigerator in the storeroom, use of the tank on second floor of barn, and showers

Farmhouse (designated as “Newton House"): Four rooms on the first floor and two rooms on the second floor of the farmhouse, together with the stove in the kitchen, one army table in the kitchen, and two tables in the main room downstairs.

Water system: The use of approximately 1,600 feet of 14-inch pipe, 70 feet of 2-inch pipe, and water ram--these to be installed into a permanent system with a reservoir to be constructed by the company, back of the men's cabins.

Pump and well: The use of the pump and well located at the southeast corner of the barn, the pump in good working order and repair when taken over.

Keys: Keys to buildings as follows: Yale key to office in farm house; No. 6 key to cabin No. 16; No. 5 key to cabin No. 15; No. 12 key to barn and garage.

Wood: Supply of wood in wood house used by company to be replenished before grounds are vacated. Lanterns: Five gasoline lanterns have been loaned to the company.

L. W. STANLEY,
Captain, Three Hundred and Thirteenth Infantry, Commanding.

EXHIBIT KK STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA,

County of Centre, ss: Before me, a notary public in and for said State and county, personally appeared S. K. Hostetter, assistant to the president in charge of business and finance of the Pennsylvania State College, State College, Pa., who, being duly sworn, states that on May 22, 1931, the Pennsylvania State College entered into a lease with the Pennsylvania State Department of Forests and Waters for a parcel of ground known as the Nature Camp, situated in Jackson Township, Huntingdon County, Pa., for a term of 10 years and that on May 6, 1933, the Three Hundred and Eighth Company of the Civilian Conservation Corps entered upon and took possession of this leased area, including the buildings erected thereon, without the consent or authorization of the Pennsylvania State College; and that the leased area contained a number of buildings (all of which were closed and locked), together with equipment and apparatus used by the Pennsylvania State College for educational purposes and particularly for the operation of a Nature Camp for teachers during the summer session, as follows:

(1) A farmhouse (known as Newton House), containing eight rooms, an attic and cellar, therein stored various and sundry camp equipment and apparatus;

(2) A large barn (known as "Comstock Hall”), containing in the first floor a kitchen with range, sink, and tables; a mess hall with tables and benches; a store room with two refrigerators, tables, and shelves; a shower house with four compartments and equipped with shower heads, water pipe, and faucets; a garage in which were stored 1,800 feet 174-inch iron water pipe with connections and fittings, 200 feet 2-inch water pipe with connections and fittings; one large water ram with fittings; one small water ram with fittings, 1,000 feet of new lumber, surfaced one side, together with sundry ladders, trestles, and signs. In the second floor a photographic darkroom equipped with necessary tables and shelves; a large classroom in which were stored tables, benches, a large collection of student pottery, animal cages, a large water tank and pitcher pump; five partitioned sleeping compartments in which were stored various camp tools such as picks, shovels, hoes, rakes, crow bars, axes, and saws;

(3) Sixteen 12 by 20 foot cottages or cabins containing 2 rooms each, in each of which were stored the necessary screen doors and window screens;

(4) A woodshed filled with seasoned, cut wood; (5) A springhouse;

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(6) One large toilet;
(7) Two small toilets;
(8) An outdoor campfire surrounded by rustic seats;
(9) A large aquatic life pool.

That on the arrival of the Civilian Conservation Corps Company 308 at the Nature Camp site, the farmhouse and the large barn were entered and used by the officers and company. The camp site and buildings had been in possession of the Civilian Conservation Corps officers and company for several days before the Pennsylvania State College was informed or had any knowledge that the Nature Camp site had been entered and occupied by a Civilian Conservation Corps company. The first information the college received in this matter was when Lt. S. B. Over appeared at the office of the director of the Nature Camp and asked for permission to use the camp water supply, light plant, and various other equipment. At the request of the commandant and officers of the Civilian Conservation Corps company, certain equipment and paraphernalia belonging to the Pennsylvania State College were loaned under agreement dated June 1, 1933, and signed by Lt. R. F. Sink, commandant of Company 308 at that time. Upon the retirement of Lieutenant Sink as officer in charge, this agreement was signed by Capt. F. K. Burket. When Captain Burket was later succeeded by Capt. L. W. Stanley as commandant, the latter signed the agreement under date of June 25, 1935.

That on June 1, 1933, various camp materials and property consisting of cooking and mess hall equipment, beds, mattresses, tables, and chairs were removed to the Pennsylvania State College campus for storage. Other equipment was not moved at this time, either because of the fact that it was in use by the Civilian Conservation Corps company or because it was inaccessible due to the fact that company equipment and paraphernalia were stored on or over it.

That during the occupation of the leased area by the Civilian Conservation Corps company, various buildings were removed without the consent of the college, and various changes were made in other buildings and structures without authorization from the college. Numerous temporary buildings were constructed and erected upon the leased area. The contour of the land surface on the leased area was materially changed. The aquatic-life pool was destroyed and filled in. The college water pipe loaned to the Civilian Conservation Corps camp under the signed agreement was buried below the frost line and later the water system was declared unfit for use by the State department of public health, the pipe being allowed to remain buried. The camp site was badly polluted, due to latrine pits and the burying of garbage during the early months of the occupancy.

That from time to time, at the request of the company officers, various items of college equipment and supplies not stored on the nature camp site were loaned to the Civilian Conservation Corps company for use during occupancy of the site, with the understanding that all this equipment should be left in place or turned back to the college before the company evacuated the site. The college cooperated in every way possible with the Civilian Conservation Corps company.

That when the company vacated the leased area on October 31, 1935, the terms of the agreement entered into with the various company commandants were not carried out, and certain college property, such as Yale spring locks and padlocks, were removed from the buildings belonging to and under lease of the college. No offer of return of college property and equipment, either in kind or in money value, was made to the college at that time.

That on November 26–27, 1935, Maj. J. S. Dougherty and Capt. Fred E. Davis, under instructions from the commandant of the Third Army Corps Area, came to State College, Pa., and took testimony, under oath, with regard to the loss incurred by the Pennsylvania State College through the occupancy of its nature-study camp by the Three Hundred and Eighth Company, Civilian Conservation Corps, known as Camp S-59-Pa., McAlevy's Fort, Pa., as follows:

BUILDINGS

Barn, general.- Replacement of composition-board parti

tions and rebuilding the darkroom. Repairs to sheathing on the west and remove the added partitions in basement. New floor for the refrigerator room, repairs to sash and glass.. Shower room.—Replacement of building torn down by

Civilian Conservation Corps camp including all pipe and fittings, but not shower heads..

$108. 28

186. 61

BUILDINGS—continued
Kitchen.—Due to fire in this building, the following replace-

ments and repairs are necessary: New floor, new roofing,
sheathing, repairs to four double-hung windows and case-
ment window, including screens and batten shutters.
One built-in table and shelving, galvanized smoke pipe
above the roof, replacement of electrical outlets, covering
of the burned interior walls with wallboard.

$268. 00 Woodshed.-Replacement of building 14 by 20 feet which was removed.

295. 30 Springhouse.- Replacement of the superstructure, and repairs to the floor in the storage portion..

129. 80 Residence.-Including a new portion of floor on the porch,

new porch steps, replacing ones destroyed, repairs to porch railings. Shelving removed for library purposes and storage, new door knobs, and placing of locks. Reinforcing and repairing floors where sagged, repapering and repairs to plaster, window and door screens.

205. 05 Cabins.-Replacement of all damaged or rotted steps and

entrances, repairs to batten shutters, door stops, and corner boards, including the necessary painting

121. 00

$1, 314. 04 Water supply.This estimate is based on carrying a 2-inch line from

the spring along the road about 1 mile from the camp to the reservoirs now in place. The proper and adequate development of the spring which is to have an overflow for public purposes and to be covered with a concrete slab, and padlocked trap door for cleaning and inspection. Two-inch pipe will be buried underground just sufficiently to hide it, and will be provided with an entrance valve and drain taps to prevent freezing -

1, 601. 10 Aquatic life pool.This estimate is based on replacing the facility mentioned which was totally destroyed and which cannot be reinstalled in its exact size or location. Our estimate comprehends a reasonable sized pool with cut-off wall, breast, and side walls and a concrete bottom for the main portion. We propose to build the wall somewhat higher above the existing grades than previously using the excavated material for fill in back of the wall to grade the surface drainage away, taking advantage of the existing contours to the utmost to provide the facility required...

410. 00

$150. 00

6. 20 12. 00 50. 00 30. 00

286. 38

MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT 1 8-foot cooking range with 2 ovens and warming shelf,

including pipe (second-hand)-1 logwood box heater with pipe. 1 oil stove (second-hand)1 large water ram with fittings 1 small water ram with fittings. 1,800 feet 17-inch iron water pipe, at $15.91 per 100 feet,

with connections.. 200 feet 2-inch water pipe with connections, at $21.40 per

42. 80 18. 10

100 feet. 1 pump6 Rochester lamps complete with globes and shades, at $4

each.. 6 gasoline lanterns with pumps, at $8 each. 15 tables 12 feet long24 benches 12 feet long7 years' collection of student pottery 1 16-foot heavy chain. 1 large refrigerator... Kitchen sink and drainboards, with water pipe, faucets,

and fittings 1,000 feet lumber, surfaced one side. White oil cloth on tables and shelves. 3 coal scuttles, at $1.25 each .. 3 large garbage cans, at $4.25 each.

24. 00 48. 00 150. 00 275. 00 50. 00

5. 00 35. 00

25. 50 40. 00 18. 00

3. 75 12. 75

$2.50

MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT-continued 2 5-gallon oil cans, at $1.25 each.. 1 large coal box (white pine), 10 feet long, 24 feet wide,

and 3 feet high, with hinged lid. 4 shower heads, at $4 each..

4 baseball bats, at $1 each. 3 indoor baseballs, at $1.25 each. 6 sacks lime... 4 bags cement.--2 double bit axes, at $2.50 each.. 1 pole ax.. 1 pitcher pump and fittings 6 galvanized buckets, at 50 cents each. 5 collecting nets, at $1 each. 15 yards 14-inch hardware wire, 24 inches wide. 10 electric globes, at 15 cents each.. 1 20-foot flag pole.-90-foot rustic benches3 long-handled shovels, at $1.40 each. 2 garden hoes, at 75 cents each. 2 garden rakes, at 75 cents each. 2 picks and handles, at $1.25 each. 1 large crowbar.. 1 large cross-cut saw. 1 brush scythe.. 1 20-foot ladder. 1 10-foot ladder. 1 farm dinner bell. 5 Yale spring locks, at $2 each 3 cords seasoned wood, at $10 per cord, to replace supply in

woodshed.---24 screen doors, at $1.75 each.. 5-dozen tin cups.1 iron bedstead and springs (full size). 8 Army folding tables, at $1.25 each. 500 herbarium blotters, at 5 cents each.. 10 small signs, at $1 each... 6 trestles 6 by 6 inches, at $5 each.. 18 brooms (second-hand), at 50 cents each. 3 by 6 foot, concrete base for light plant.36 Yale padlocks, at $1.25 each..

10. 00 16. 00 4. 00 3. 75 3. 00 2. 80 5. 00 1. 50 5. 25 3. 00 5. 00 4. 50 1. 50 30. 00 110.00

4. 20 1. 50 1. 50 2. 50 2. 00 6. 00 2. 50 7. 00 3. 50 15. 00 10. 00

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9. 00 18. 00 45. 00

Total, miscellaneous equipment.-

$1, 779. 98

Grand total...

5, 105. 12 THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE,

K. A. NEOSTETTER, Assistant to the President, in charge of Business and Finance. Sworn to and subscribed before me this 21st day of January 1936. (SEAL)

LILLIAN I. GARBRICK,

Notary Public. My commission expires February 19, 1939.

EXHIBIT SS

HEADQUARTERS THIRD CORPS AREA, UNITED STATES ARMY,

OFFICE OF THE QUARTERMASTER,

Baltimore, Md., July 10, 1936.

STATEMENT OF ENGINEER IN RELATION TO ESTIMATED Cost OF REPLACEMENT

OF LOST AND DAMAGED ARTICLES After a study of the board proceedings, and upon consultation with Capt. Fred E. Davis, Q. M. C., a member of the board, and after taking into consideration the salvage value of such items as need replacement and the value of repairs

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