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THE BAYONET: CAMP LEE, VA., FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1918 his dependents by way of compensation or by way of insurance are absolutely independent of each other. The fact that a man receives insurance will not in any degree diminish the proper compensation due him. Neither can the fact that he has endeavored on his own part to provide against the future for himself and dependents by purchasing government insurance result in any stoppage or diminuition of any portion of his proper compensation. The soldier should appreciate that it is not only his duty, but that it is also his privilege to take the fullest advantage of the provisions of this law, and, if he does, he can rest secure in the belief that no matter what happens both he and his dependents will always be provided for, and comfortably provided for, in the future. Section VII. SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' CIVIL RELIEF ACT. BY MAJOR C. V. CHURCH, Assistant Judge Advocate. Q. & A. 1. Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2. Persons protected . . . . . . . . . . 2 3. Manner of protection . . . . . . . 3 4. Scope: (a) Miscellaneous claims . . . . 4 (b) Rent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (c) Taxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (d) Insurance premiums . . . . . 7 (c) Indorsers, sureties, etc . .  22 (f) Crimes and offenses . . . . . 23 5. Date of obligation . . . . . . . . . . 8 6. Time of relief: (a) Before suit has begun . . 9 (b) After suit has begun . . . 11 (c) After judgment . . . . . . . . . . 13 7. Procedure . . . . . . . . . 10, 12, 14 19-20 8. Discretion of the court . . . . . 15 9. Character of relief . . . . . . . . . . 16 10. Courts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 11. Penalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 12. Statute of limitations . . . . . . . 21 1.-Q. What is this act? A. It is an act of Congress approved March 8, 1918, for the protection of person in the military service in relation to claims, demands, suits and other civil proceedings against such persons. 2.-Q. What persons are protected by it? A. All officers and enlisted men in the military or naval service of the United States, including members of the nurse corps, field clerks, civilian clerks on duty with military forces abroad, and all other persons in the active military or naval services of the United States. 3.-Q. How does this law give protection? A. By postponing, staying or suspending claims, demands, suits and other civil proceedings against them. 4.-Q. What sort of claims or demands may be suspended? A. Simple debts, money due on promissory notes, on mortgages, on deeds of trust, on installment contracts and all obligations generally. 5.-Q. Is house rent included in this law? A. Yes. Rent of premises to the extent of $50 a month occupied chiefly for dwelling purposes by the wife, children or other dependents of soldiers, is covered by this act. 6.-Q. Are taxes affected by it? A. Yes. All taxes and assessments on property owned or occupied for dwelling or business purposes by a person in the military service, and falling due while they are in the service, are affected by the act.
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THE BAYONET: CAMP LEE, VA., FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1918 his dependents by way of compensation or by way of insurance are absolutely independent of each other. The fact that a man receives insurance will not in any degree diminish the proper compensation due him. Neither can the fact that he has endeavored on his own part to provide against the future for himself and dependents by purchasing government insurance result in any stoppage or diminuition of any portion of his proper compensation. The soldier should appreciate that it is not only his duty, but that it is also his privilege to take the fullest advantage of the provisions of this law, and, if he does, he can rest secure in the belief that no matter what happens both he and his dependents will always be provided for, and comfortably provided for, in the future. Section VII. SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' CIVIL RELIEF ACT. BY MAJOR C. V. CHURCH, Assistant Judge Advocate. Q. & A. 1. Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2. Persons protected . . . . . . . . . . 2 3. Manner of protection . . . . . . . 3 4. Scope: (a) Miscellaneous claims . . . . 4 (b) Rent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (c) Taxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (d) Insurance premiums . . . . . 7 (c) Indorsers, sureties, etc . .  22 (f) Crimes and offenses . . . . . 23 5. Date of obligation . . . . . . . . . . 8 6. Time of relief: (a) Before suit has begun . . 9 (b) After suit has begun . . . 11 (c) After judgment . . . . . . . . . . 13 7. Procedure . . . . . . . . . 10, 12, 14 19-20 8. Discretion of the court . . . . . 15 9. Character of relief . . . . . . . . . . 16 10. Courts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 11. Penalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 12. Statute of limitations . . . . . . . 21 1.-Q. What is this act? A. It is an act of Congress approved March 8, 1918, for the protection of person in the military service in relation to claims, demands, suits and other civil proceedings against such persons. 2.-Q. What persons are protected by it? A. All officers and enlisted men in the military or naval service of the United States, including members of the nurse corps, field clerks, civilian clerks on duty with military forces abroad, and all other persons in the active military or naval services of the United States. 3.-Q. How does this law give protection? A. By postponing, staying or suspending claims, demands, suits and other civil proceedings against them. 4.-Q. What sort of claims or demands may be suspended? A. Simple debts, money due on promissory notes, on mortgages, on deeds of trust, on installment contracts and all obligations generally. 5.-Q. Is house rent included in this law? A. Yes. Rent of premises to the extent of $50 a month occupied chiefly for dwelling purposes by the wife, children or other dependents of soldiers, is covered by this act. 6.-Q. Are taxes affected by it? A. Yes. All taxes and assessments on property owned or occupied for dwelling or business purposes by a person in the military service, and falling due while they are in the service, are affected by the act. 7.-Q. Are insurance premiums covered by the law? A. Yes. Premiums on certain life insurance policies and dues arising out of membership in fraternal or beneficial associations, are protected by the law. 8.-Q. To be protected by this law, when must the obligations be incurred? A. As to insurance contracts, mortgages, deeds of trust, etc., the law suspends the enforcement of such obligations if incurred prior to the passage of the act. As to other claims, demands and suits generally, the law protects the soldier when the obligations are incurred at any time. 9.-Q. May this law be invoked by a soldier before a law suit has been begun against him. A. Yes. No eviction or distress proceedings may be instituted against premises occupied by a soldier's family when the agreed rent does not exceed $50 per month, except upon the special authority of the court. 10.-Q. How may this law be invoked before such suit is begun? A. (1) By notifying the landlord or other person threatening such suit of the fact that the tenant is in the military service, and calling attention to this law; and (2) by applying to the

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THE BAYONET: CAMP LEE, VA., FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1918 his dependents by way of compensation or by way of insurance are absolutely independent of each other. The fact that a man receives insurance will not in any degree diminish the proper compensation due him. Neither can the fact that he has endeavored on his own part to provide against the future for himself and dependents by purchasing government insurance result in any stoppage or diminuition of any portion of his proper compensation. The soldier should appreciate that it is not only his duty, but that it is also his privilege to take the fullest advantage of the provisions of this law, and, if he does, he can rest secure in the belief that no matter what happens both he and his dependents will always be provided for, and comfortably provided for, in the future. Section VII. SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' CIVIL RELIEF ACT. BY MAJOR C. V. CHURCH, Assistant Judge Advocate. Q. & A. 1. Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2. Persons protected . . . . . . . . . . 2 3. Manner of protection . . . . . . . 3 4. Scope: (a) Miscellaneous claims . . . . 4 (b) Rent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (c) Taxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (d) Insurance premiums . . . . . 7 (c) Indorsers, sureties, etc . . 22 (f) Crimes and offenses . . . . . 23 5. Date of obligation . . . . . . . . . . 8 6. Time of relief: (a) Before suit has begun . . 9 (b) After suit has begun . . . 11 (c) After judgment . . . . . . . . . . 13 7. Procedure . . . . . . . . . 10, 12, 14 19-20 8. Discretion of the court . . . . . 15 9. Character of relief . . . . . . . . . . 16 10. Courts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 11. Penalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 12. Statute of limitations . . . . . . . 21 1.-Q. What is this act? A. It is an act of Congress approved March 8, 1918, for the protection of person in the military service in relation to claims, demands, suits and other civil proceedings against such persons. 2.-Q. What persons are protected by it? A. All officers and enlisted men in the military or naval service of the United States, including members of the nurse corps, field clerks, civilian clerks on duty with military forces abroad, and all other persons in the active military or naval services of the United States. 3.-Q. How does this law give protection? A. By postponing, staying or suspending claims, demands, suits and other civil proceedings against them. 4.-Q. What sort of claims or demands may be suspended? A. Simple debts, money due on promissory notes, on mortgages, on deeds of trust, on installment contracts and all obligations generally. 5.-Q. Is house rent included in this law? A. Yes. Rent of premises to the extent of $50 a month occupied chiefly for dwelling purposes by the wife, children or other dependents of soldiers, is covered by this act. 6.-Q. Are taxes affected by it? A. Yes. All taxes and assessments on property owned or occupied for dwelling or business purposes by a person in the military service, and falling due while they are in the service, are affected by the act. 7.-Q. Are insurance premiums covered by the law? A. Yes. Premiums on certain life insurance policies and dues arising out of membership in fraternal or beneficial associations, are protected by the law. 8.-Q. To be protected by this law, when must the obligations be incurred? A. As to insurance contracts, mortgages, deeds of trust, etc., the law suspends the enforcement of such obligations if incurred prior to the passage of the act. As to other claims, demands and suits generally, the law protects the soldier when the obligations are incurred at any time. 9.-Q. May this law be invoked by a soldier before a law suit has been begun against him. A. Yes. No eviction or distress proceedings may be instituted against premises occupied by a soldier's family when the agreed rent does not exceed $50 per month, except upon the special authority of the court. 10.-Q. How may this law be invoked before such suit is begun? A. (1) By notifying the landlord or other person threatening such suit of the fact that the tenant is in the military service, and calling attention to this law; and (2) by applying to the