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PORTLAND, OREGOX, FRIDAF, JULY 22, 1910.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Assembly Makes Selec
tion of Condon Man
on First Ballot.
ELLIS AND HAWLEY NAMED
Harmonious Gathering Marks
Reunion of Republicans for
MAJORITY RULE IS INVOKED
Defeated Candidates Pledge
Support to Whole Ticket.
ONLY ONE COUNTY ABSENT
Sentiment From Every Quarter ol
State Is Developed In Voting.
Clouds of Party Dissent
Are Rolled Away.
STATK TICKET INDORSED BY RE-
PUBLICAN STATE ASSEMBLY.
Representative in Congress. First
District W. c. Hawley. of Salem.
Representative In Congress. Second
District W. Jl. Ellis, of Pendleton.
Governor Jay Bowcrman, of Con
don. Secretary of State Prank TV.
Benpon, of Roseburp;.
State Treasurer Ralph W. Hoyt. of
Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion I R. Alderman, or Eugene.
State Printer William J. Clarke,
Attorney-General J. jr. Hart, of
Officers for which candidates will
be recommended today:
Four Justices Supreme Gourt. La
bor Commissioner, state Engineer,
mate iianroaa Commissioner
Clouds of dissent that for six years
have overhung the Republican party in
Oregon broke yesterday under a newly
risen aun of enthusiastic harmony when
the firm state assembly met. declared its
principles and selected its standard
bearers for the Impending: campaigns.
Twelve hundred and nine delegates from
S3 of the 84 counties of Oregon were pres
ent In response to the call for a re
united party. In the ranks of delega
tions were the representative men of the
state. They had dropped personal affairs
and come at sacrifice of time and money
to lend their aid In the advancement of
political principles. It cost the 23 dele
gates from Coos County $100 each to
Journey from that distant section of the
Bowerninn Named for Governor.
Rivalry marked the selection of men
for standard-bearers. But rivalry gave
way to harmony in every Instance the
moment the sentiment of the majority
became known. Personal ambitions and
feelings were made secondary- Welfare
of party alone was uppermost.
Acting Governor Jay Bowerman, of Con
don, was recommended as the parly's
chief of staff for the elections to come.
His choice was decided upon only after
spirited discussion of the qualifications
of four other candidates. One ballot was
tnken and this gave Mr. Bowerman a
majority of only 31 votes. Yet when the
majority sentiment was thus expressed
mere was an immediate rallying of all
the delegates to his standard.
Dr. Andrew C. Smith, of Portland.
whose name had been presented before
the assembly, together with that of
air. Bowerman. was on his feet the in
stant the result had been announced. He
moved that the selection be made uniuil
rnous. J. H. Aokerman. of Portland, also
a candidate, seconded the motion, as did
friends In behalf of Dr. James Wlthy
combe. of Corvallis. who was not present
but whose name had been placed before
the gathering. The motion was carried
with a will, and there were three whole
souled cheers for Dr. Smith and three
more for Mr. Ackerman.
Majority Is Clear.
Of the 1200 votes cast, Mr. Bowerman
received 645. Mr. Wltherspoon stood sec
ond with 210. Dr. Smith received 16t, Mr.
Ackerman IOS'4 and the fifth candidate.
Oharles B. Moores, of Portland. It
bad been ruled previously that a majority
be required for selection.
It took the assembly two hours to de
cide upon its choice for Governor. Every
effort was made To bring out the senti
ment of every quarter of the state. A
ivore of nominating speeches were made
nd the supper hour was close at hand
IConciuded on Fag U.)
CANADA TO WAIVE
SCARCITY OF RAILWAY LABOR
ERS IX WEST CAUSES MOVE.
Foreigners Who Are Fit and Have
Work in Sight May Enter Free.
Those From Asia Excluded.
CHICAGO, July 21. Special.) Owing
to the great scarcity of railway laborers.
the Canadian government has decided to
admit from all countries except Asia
railway construction laborers who are
mentally, morally and physically fit. will
ing to work and who are guaranteed
work by railway contractors or railway
It means that contractors in the Pa
cific provinces and on the Pacific Coast
will be able to secure large numbers of
construction men, who, under a strict in
terpretation of immigration regulations.
might be disbarred either for lack of the
required fJ5 or for not coming from the
country of their birth or naturalization.
This alteration in the regulations is of
special importance to railway contractors
in view of the fact that operations have
been considerably curtailed across the
border and first-class men are therefore
ALASKA EXEMPT FROM LAW
Steamship Company Wants to Com
pel Commission to Act.
WASHINGTON. July 21. A, proceeding
was Instituted before the District of Co
lumbia Supreme Court to compel the In
terstate Commerce Commission to assume
Jurisdiction over Alaska railways and
transportation companies and to compel
the companies to file tariffs with the
commission. The suit Was instituted by
the Humboldt Steamship Company, of Se-'
Recently the commission decided that
it could not assume, under the law. Juris
diction of transportation lines in Alaska.
The petitioners set forth that the com
mission erred, as a matter of law. The
petitioners asked that the commission be
required to compel certain carriers in
Alaska, composing the Alaska-Yukon
route, to file their tariffs and also that
the Alaska transportation companies form
with the Humboldt Steamship Company
through routes and Joint rates to and
from points in Alaska and the United
Officials of the Interstate Commerce
Commission expressed doubt of the au
thority of the District Supreme Court to
compel It to take any such action.
DEPOT REMOVAL OPPOSED
Order Restraining Railroad Com
pany Asked in Court.
VANCOUVER, Wash., July 21. (Spe
cial.) To restrain the Northern Pacific
Railroad Company from moving Knapps.
station to a point 6930 feet north, Howard
Bellinger and J. El Bellinger have
brought suit in the Superior Court.
They allege that their mother, Mrs.
Margery S. Bellinger, had a contract
with the railroad company for a right of
way across part of her property, provid
ing that the station should not be re
moved more than 1620 feet from where it
now is. They built and assisted to build
a county road at this place at a cost of
$61$, and allege that this will serve the
greatest number of people. W. E. Yates,
who is counsel for the plaintiffs, asks
Judge McMaster to sign a restraining or
der to keep the station where it is now.
The case is an interesting one to a
large number of people, as the station has
been in question for several years and
no definite place for its location could
be agred' upon by the County Commis
sioners and two factions near Knapps
HEARST MAY BE BOYCOTTED
Miners' Federation Asked to Pro
scribe All His Newspapers.
DENVER, July. 21. The sensation of
the day at the Western Federation of
Miners' convention was the placing on
the clerk's desk of a resolution asking
the Western Federation of Miners to de
clare a boycott against all of 'the papers
owned by William R. Hearst.
This is a further step in. the antag
onism toward Hearst that already has
been attempted in California, as the re
sult of the lockout at the Homcstake
mTne. in South Dakota, owned by Mr.
Hearst's mother. The miners assert
that Mr. Hearst could influence his
mother to have the mines unionized and
also they make the assertion that he
own9 stock in them.
The effect, if the resolution prevails,
as it is expected to do. will be interest
ing, because in declaring an open boy
cott the Federation will be courting a
lswsult, boycotts being against the law.
This, It is intimated, is their desire as
one miner expressed It "to show up
LAUNCH RAMMED; SINKS
Vancouver Boat Goes DoA In Co
lumbia River During Niht.
VANCOUVER, Wash., July 21. (Sps
cial. Sometime last night. a boat
rammed the launch Gazelle, owned by
Scott brother, of Vancouver, as she lay
in the Columbia River below the North
ern Pacific docks.
The boat sank, leaving the pilot house
above the surface.
The Gazelle was valued at about $4000.
It was 60 feet long. Probably it will be
raised. The tug Alarm lies along side
WIFE GETS NO PRESENTS
Woman Says Husband Sent Gifts to
Others, and Wants Divorce.
VANCOUVER. Wash., July 21. (Spe
cial.) Because, so she ajjeges, her hus
band. J. C. Helsler. sent Christmas pres
ents to other women ar.d wrote to them
and did not send her any gift at Christ
inas, and because he deserted her. Mrs..
Jennie Helsler has brought suit for di
vorce. The couple were married July 14. Iit09,
at Victoria- B. - C. and in than a
month, she alleges, her husband deserted
her lid later went to the Philippine
Islands where he now is.
FIRES If. FORESTS
Relief Comes in Many
OREGON SITUATION BETTER
Flames Under . Control After
Days of Fighting.
TOTAL LOSS WILL BE BIG
Green Timber Blazing In Places.
Slocan, Kootenay, Coast and
Spokane Districts Out of
Rains throughout the Pacific North
west have come at a critical moment to
check one of the greatest series of forest
fires in the history of the entire section.
Numerous great conflagrations are still
being fought by the tired forces in the
field, and In some places where the rains
have not come to afford relief the burning
areas are In a worse condition than at
any time heretofore.
In the Coeur d'Alenes the fires are still
raging, fiercely, although west of that
section relief has come from a great
downpour of rain. Around St. Joe the)
fires are reported to be burning badly
with a great territory already burned
over and the flames spreading. In North
eastern Washington and Northwestern
Idaho, which have been fire-swept for
over a week, the situation has been re
lieved by, the rainfall. The great fires
which were burning around White Pine,
Clearwater and northward toward the
Kootenai country have been put out al
most entirely by the rainfall.
Oregon Situation Better.
Throughout Oregon the danger has
been materially lessened by rainfall, al
though the fires are still raging in many
places. Around Hoover, where three
men lost their lives on Wednesday, the
fire is now In the green timber and is
covering three acres, but the fighters
have stopped Its advance and have hopes
of putting the fire out in a few days
should no wind storm arise.' Around
Wendling the fires have reached the
green timber and are thought to be be
yond control until rain brings relief. No
great damage has as yet resulted.
At Klamath Falls brush fires had
started, but these -were checked by a
light rainfall before any great damage
was done. On the Spragu River In Ore
gon the fires had gained considerable
headway 'in the timber, but the fighters
were aided somewhat by a rainfall and
the flames are thought to be now under
control. At Hoqutm a rainfall checked
the advance of the flames and relieved a
serious condition there. The fires are now
There the fires are now practically out.
Slocan Losses, $1,500,000.
In British' Columbia, where The fires
have been practically beyond control for
three days, rain has come to the rescue.
The town of Sandon, thought to be,
doomed, is believed to be saved, although
a change of wind may still wips out the
town. Fires are burning fiercely around
Nelson. New fires have been reported
from all over the district, but as a whole
the situation is much better and the
fires are thought to be now under the
control of the great force of fighters.
The losses are now estimated at about
$1,500,000, these losses being In timber,
crops and farm houses. Around the
PRESENT REPRESENTATIVES IN CONGRESS WHO WERE RECOMMENDED BY THE REPUBLICAN
STATE ASSEMBLY FOR RENOMINATION.
Pj ' ' In ' " ' m
V. It. ELLIS OF" THE SKCONO DISTRICT.
TO BE DISPLACED
FRENCH SCIENTIST WOULD OP-
. ERATE BY ELECTRICITT.
Current Has Caused Limbs o Drop
Off Without Feeling, Leaving
Wound Perfectly Cicatrized.
PARIS, July 21. (Special.) A revo
lution In surgery is impending, accord
ing to a report made to the Paris Acad
emy of Sciences by Professor A. d'Ar-
sonval, whose resear-hes are well
known throughout the world. . Twenty
years hence, it is prophesied, a strong
electrical current will have replaced the
surgeon's knife and saw, and possibly
even the forceps.
"With a powerful apparatus." said
Dr. d'Arsonval, "we have ben able to
pass through certain animals electrical
currents which raised their bodies to a
high temperature without . affecting
either sensitiveness or muscular con
traction, the animals not seeming to
feel the heat.
"The electrical currents, however,
literally cooked the the posterior limbs,
whither the effect was directed. Still
the animal in each case showed no suf
fering and some days later the limbs
operated on dropped off, leaving a
wound perfectly cicatrized."
ROCKEFELLER FEUD HEALS
John D. and Brother Frank May
. Settle Old Differences.
CLEVELAND, July 21. (Special.)
It is believed that the breach that made
John D. Rockefeller and h's brother
Frank bltet renemles is about' to be
It is said that Frank will have the
bodies of his dead children removed and
placed In the Rockefeller family lot
in Lakeview Cemetery, where John D.
Rockefeller erected a shaft 11 years
ago. Friends for years have ben try
ing to effect a reconciliation between
the two men and they now believe the
sentiment which prompted Frank to
decide upon the removal of his chil
dren 8' bodies will accomplish the pur
pose. When John T. and his brother be
came estranged several years ago,
Frank grew very bitter and openly at
tacked John D. and his business meth
ods. Through all this, John D. re
mained silent, never once attempting to
MOTORMEN GET WATCHES
Successful Ones in Popularity Con
test Are Announced.
If four popular streetcar motormen fail
to -be on time to the very minute today.
the delay cannot be attributed to their
timepieces, for they are wearing fine
new gold watches with the best move
mentsobtainable, donated by B. S. Jos
Belyn, general manager of the Partland
Railway, Light & Power Company. The
four men are: J. N. White, B. N. Hud
son, F. C. Fors and Oscar D. Stanley
who received the highest number of votes
at the carmen's picnic held at the Oaks
Wednesday, as the most popular platform
men employed by the company.
James Morgan, chairman of the com
mittee having the contest in charge, offi
cially announces the result last evening
East Ankeny division, J. N. White, No.
219, 1575 votes; Savler-street division, E.
N. Hudson. No. 452. 132 votes; Peidmount
division. F. C. Fors, No. 767, 1207 votes;
Oscar D. Stanley, No. 1014. 2110 votes.
DR. A. A. LEONARD IS DEAD
Noted Douglas County Physician
Passes After Long Illness.
Dr. A. A. Leonard, a well-known phy
siclal of Riddle, Douglas County, Or.,
died of dropsy last night at the Good
Samaritan Hospital, after a prolonged
illness. Dr. Leonard had been ill at his
home for some time with this malady
and was removed to Portland about ten
Dr. Leonard leaves a wife and son,
both" of whom were at the bedside when
death came. He was 58 years of age
and one of Douglas County's most re
OF GREAT SCANDAL
Part in Repair Frauds
MOTIVE FOR SUICIDE SHOWN
Hiinois Central Attorneys Say
. Magnate Directed Deal.
EXPOSE TO COME, ANYHOW
Many Officials Beside Late Head of
Monon Route Involved in Inves
tigation Road May Tie Up
Estate, to Recoup Losses.
' CHICAGO, July 21. (Special.)
Death came to Ira G. Rawn, president
of the Monon Railroad, supposedly
from a bullet fired by himself, but
certainly on the eve of possible ex
posure as a central figure of what is
declared may be one of the greatest
railway scandals of the country.
Counsel for the Illinois Central Rail
road, when confronted today with a
verbatim copy of questions and an
swers at a recent investigation of the
company's afTairs. admitted' that the
foundation had been carefully laid with
intent to show Mr. Rawn as primarily
responsible for years of crooked car
contracts. His answers, however, had
been steadfast denials of the charges.
Questions asked Rawn at a hearing
July 7 in the Illinois Central car repair
case all were planned, it is said, by at
torneys, with the intent to incriminate
Rawn as responsible for losses to the
Rawn Knew Purpose.
Rawn, it is declared, knew of the
purpose of counsel for the road and
had sought by every legal means to
delay the progress of the examination.
Twice, on personal pleas, he had ob
tained postponements, but the last ef
fort for 'delay had failed, and the ex
amination was to have been continued
His death will not cause any halt in
the Inquiry, said Walter L. Fisher, one
of the attorneys in charge of the in
quiry. Assistant Chief of Police Scheuttler.
whose detectives were repulsed and
refused admittance to the Rawn house,
announced that the reports of his men
convinced him that the president of
the Monon had taken his own life.
Insurance Men Silent.
Insurance officials who are investi
gating the case, refused to voice any
definite opinion. If their Investigation
should disclose that Mr. Rawn was a
suicide the accident policies, aggre
gating $110,000, would become worth
And what is most important in rail
road circles, there appeared to be the
growing conviction that Mr. Rawn's
last days were one' long nightmare of
worry because of the railroad graft
investigation In which he was involved.
Not one of his former associates in
the railroad business would make a
decided statement expressing their
opinion of the case, but they made re
peated assertions that he feared the
result of the investigation.
Before the developments of the night
attorneys connected with the Illinois
Central graft investigation painted
Rawn as the head, front and brains
of. the million and half dollar con
spiracy. Some of them even went fur
ther and said they had expected hi3
(Concluded on Pase 2Ti
W. C. MAWLKY. OK THE FIRST DISTRICT.
OF ASSETS GONE
BIG FLOUR -MILL CONCERN IS
ACCCSED BY STOCKHOLDER.
Pi llsbury-Washburn Funds Are Dis
sipated in Gambling and Bad
Notes, London Is Told.
CHICAGO, July 21. (Special.) Tickers
in Lasalle street brokerage offices today
carried the following under London date:
"Charges that more than $40,000,000
have disappeared from the assets of the
Pillsbury-Washburn Flour Mills Com
pany, Limited, of Minneapolis, controlled
by English capitalists, were made at to
day's annual meeting of stockholders by
R. H. Glyn, who presided.
"Mr. Glyn declared that the $40,000,000
had been lost mostly in gambling and on
Improperly issued notes. Another $3,S45.000,
he added, was not traceable, and $300,000
had been lost In agents" balances, checks
uncollected and bills receivable. He said
the creditors had already received 47 per
cent of their claims In cash and the re
mainder on second mortgage bonds. Afjer
the stockholders received 7.5 per cent, he
said, the rest of the money available
will also be paid to the creditors.
"It was too soon, he said, to estimate
the "result of the lease of the plants. The
present accounts showed that last year's
profit amounted to $134,000. The share
holders present urged immediate prosecu
tion of the persons responsible for the
great losses, but the meeting was ad
journed without any action looking to
SALARIES SHOW INCREASE
County Superintendents of Schools
Make Their Reports.
SALEM. Or., July 21. (Special.)
Reports from county superintendents
of Curry, Douglas and Washington
Counties were received today at th
office of the State Superintendent of
Public Instruction, J. H. Ackerman.
In Curry County an increase of 12
is shown in the school census, and an
Increase of 36 In the enrollment over
last year. Nfne additional teachers
were employed and three schools con
structed. Average monthly salaries
for both male and female teachers were
In Douglas County the census shows
a decrease of 124, and the enrollment
a decrease of 123. In spite of this, 69
additional teachers were employed and
three schools were built. The average
salary of male, teachers was Increased
2 cents a month and of female teachers
$3.13 a month. . .
An increase in census of 19S is
shown in Washington County. The en
rollment advanced 113 and 14 addi
tional teachers were employed. Nino
schools were constructed and the aver
age salary of male teachers Increased
$8.58 monthly, while that of female
teachers was increased $1.69 monthly.
CONTRACTOR IN COURT
Walter Pugh Charged With Taking
Rock Belonging to City.
SALEM, Or., July 21. (Special.) A
clash between the Marlon County Court
and Walter Pugh, a leading contractor
and prominent citizen, caused a special
session of the court here today and may
result In the arrest of Pugh tomorrow.
An attempt was made by the District
Attorney's office and the County Court
this afternoon to secure a warrant for
Pugh, but the absence of Justice D. W.
Webster delayed proceedings.
It Is alleged that Pugh, who has a
contract for paving Winter street, one
of the main residence thoroughfares, has
been taking hundreds of dollars' worth of
rock from the county rock quarry, north
of the city, without warrant of author
ity. County Judge William Bushey claims
that Pugh asked permission of the court
to secure the rock and permission was
refused. It is also claimed that Pugh
had the rock - crusher operated without
authority .from the county.
ICE CREAM C0NES SEIZED
Borax Content to Be Made Basis of
WASHINGTON. July 21. Prosecution
against manufacturers . of Ice-cream
cones containing borax are to be insti
tuted by the Government under the pure
food law. Large seizures of cones were
made recently in different parts of the
country by the Department of Agricul
ture. Analysis of the cones seized showed
them to be deleterious to the human
The cones, by chemical test, were also
found to contain saceharine and ben
zoate of soda, but it was said at the
Department today that proposed prosecu
tions would be based solely on the pres
ence of borax, inasmuch as saccharine
still was under investigation and ben
zoate of soda had been held harmless
when used in small quantities.
Inspectors will continue to make seiz
ures where cones are lound containing
borax. Manufacturers using borax con
tend this ingredient is necessary to make
the cones hold their shape.
WOMEN NEED NOT APPLY
Government Seeks Men Stenogra
phers; Demand Exceeds Supply.
WASHINGTON. July SI. Women sten
ographers apparently no longer are
wanted in the Government sen-ice. This
announcement was made today at the
Civil Service Commission in an effort to
put a stop to a steadily increasing flood
of letters from women throughout the
country who seek information about an
examination for stenographers to be held
next Tuesday in ail the states and ter
ritories. This examination is for the purpose of
recruiting omy men stenographers and
typists, the demand for whom the Civil
Service Commission has been unable to
meet. Practically all the various depart
ments of the Government are seeking to
replace women stenographers with men
on the ground that the latter are more
amenable to discipline, are more easily
transferred to places where their ser
vices are needed, and can more readily
be drafted into other kinds of work
Fake "Strike" Reports
Lure Gold Seekers.
GEN. MAUS TELLS CONDITIONS
Destitution Is Frightful in
Alaskan Gold Diggings.
GOVERNMENT MUST HELP
Mud Is Up to Knees All Over Town,
o Employment Can Be Had, and
Meals Cost $1.50 Treasure
Taken Out Only $150,000.
VANCOUVER BARRACKS. Wash
July 21. (Special.) A story of miserable
poverty and destitution among hundreds
of disappointed gold-seekers who have
rushed to the Alaskan mining camp of
Iditarod. lured by false and exaggerated
reports of a gold strike of fabulous rich
ness that never existed, is told by Gen
eral Marlon P. Maus. commanding officer
of the Department of the Columbia, who
returned to Vancouver Barracks late last
night after a trip of inspection of Army
posts in Alaska.
So acute is the distress among the
population of the camp that General
Maus declares Government aid probably
will have to be invoked to bring many
of the penniless men out before the Win
ter season is over. Iditarod itself, as an
Eldorado where treasure awaits only to
be picked up, is a mistaken fallacy. Gen
eral Maus bursted the bubble of Its re
puted richness by saying that he doubts
if more than $130,000 will be taken from
the whole camp this year.
"Strikes" to Be Investigated.
So serious does General Maus consider
the condition of those in Iditarod, whose
destitution, has been caused chiefly by
the false reports sent out, that he in
tends to have every future report of a
gold strike that comes out of Alaska by
military telegraph investigated that the
true facts may be found and stated.
"I examined the Iditarod camp and
made a map of it and the innoko River
from Tukon to Iditarod City, and to with
in eight miles of Otter Creek, where gold
was discovered," said General Maus late
"In Iditarod and vicinity are between
2000 and 2500 persons. The town is a
miserable site. Nearly all over the place
there Is mud up to one's knees. . There is
nothing there in the way of accommoda
tions. False Reports Are Great Wrong.
"Poor and scanty meals cost $1.30. Many
there are in absolutely destitute condi
tion. They cannot secure employment,
for there Is none for them. I will bo
greatly surprised if a large number are
not taken out before the Winter is over
by the Government, or other charitable
'I consider it a great wrong for erro
neous and exaggerated reports of great
strikes to be sent out, attracting thou
sands of persons, who find, to their sor
row, that there is little gold to be had.
"On the way to Iditarod I saw hundreds
going who had little of anything. When
they reached Iditarod they could get no
work and practically became public
charges. I venture to say there will be
no more than $.150,000 taken out of Iditarod
this year, and this is an insignificant
amount for that number of persons.
Alaska has reached that stage where it
requires machinery and much capital to
wrest the treasures hidden in her hills.
Register Should Be Kept.
"I intend to have every report that
comes out of Alaska by the military tele
graph lines investigated In order to have
the true facts stated. False reports hurt
Alaska and they should not be made.
They hurt the people there and cause
embarrassment. Many old miners seem
to have been bitten by this report of th
richness of Iditarod. .
"The Government should keep some
register and record of all who go Into
Alaska. Many go into that' country
who never come out. One sad exam
ple is that of Admiral Rogers' son,
who has been lost. . All who go lu
should be required to register. Canada
does much better than we do along;
this line, ' and we should follow her
Treadwell Mines Nonunion.
"At the Treadwell mines I found con
ditions to be in the best possible
shape. The men are treated well and
are provided with good quarters, anl
all are nonunion. Our troops may be
compelled to quell riots there soma
time, and It was for this reason, partly,
that I visited the place. There is per
fect order there now, but one cannot
tell how long it will remain so.
"In fact I visited Alaska, inspected
Its telegraph lines, railroads, ques--tloned
the mounted police personally,
and Informed myself as much as possi
ble on everything that concerns tha
movement of troops, and the life the
people there live. Everything that had
a bearing on the.Army I attempted to
"The health of the troops in Alaska
Is excellent. People never die la
Alaska, it is so healthy there.
"The discipline and efficiency of the,
troops there, the Tw'en-ty-second Infant-Concluded
on F&ca 2.