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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL. SALEM, OREGON. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY-8, 1919.
BIG RECFP1I1 FOR
Plans Now Under JY ay To Give
rs A Rse Ti? When
Arrive In Salem .
When the boys of company M com
home thoy will find the citizens of 8s
lem ready to receive them with open
arms. And in appieciation of their ser
vice, plans are now under way by which
the boys not only of camp M but all
who have been l" the service as sol
diers, sailors or marines will be given a
Mrs. John Carson, local chairman of
the National War Mothers society, is
in charge of all arrangements and is al
ready sending invitations to . patriotic
as well as civic orguaizations to send
representatives for the meeting to be
held at the Commercial olub next Wed
nesday evening when the first prelimi
nary steps will be taken.
Although the date as yet is uncertain
as to when the boys from Salem and
vicinity will get home, it hs-s been
thought best t0 organize and begin to
plan for what will bo the greatest re
iccption ever given in Salem.
Acting on a general committee, Mrs.
Carson and Mrs. K. B. Hendricks will
act with the chairmen of other commit
tees. For the Wednesday evening or
ganization meeting it is expected that
not only all patriotic organizations will
be represented but al If raters! and civ
ic organizations as well.
The appointments for chairman of re
ception committees are as follows:
Grand Army of the .Republic Gideon
City of Salem Mayor C. E. Albin.
J! 01 tUO SIUIB UUUU Ail.oau.vi .
Kay. . . ...
Chairmen tor tne iouuniug
tees to work with tlie general commit
tee in all the work in connection with
preparing an appropriate reception and
entertainments are as follows:
Elks Frunk Wrightman.
Chorrians P. E. J?ullerton.
Red Cross Henry W. Meyers.
Home Serviee of , Kod Cross Mrs.
Fathers and mothers of soldiers and
sailors Dr. G. F. Holt.
Y. M. C. A W. I. Staley.
Salvation Army Captain Millar.
Willamette University Dean Alden.
Knights of Columbus Frank Davey.
Boy Scouts Harold Cook.
Ministerial association Bov. Lolanu
Portor. . ..
Financo Committee S in. McGil-
christ Jr. ,
Decoration committee C. B. Unncey.
Music J. B. Sites, J. W. Todd anu
lun P. Langenberg.
Parade Milton Meyers
About the time the soldiers are ex
pected to arrive, the Y. M. C. A, the
Kni"hts of Columbus and the Salvation
Army will conauci unto
of the boys wno will Btay here a few
days'on their way home. ' ,
Not only are the citizens of Salem
urged throegh all lodge, church, civic
mid social organizations as fell as pa
triotic expected to take part in the re
ceptions and entertainments, but peo
ple from the country and neighboring
nrn expected to be on hand to
participate in the series of entertain
ments ana receptions.
Miss Dell Lindley left Wednesday
io join Miss Hagerty, who is also a
nurse in Salem, and they will make a
short visit with friends in Portland.
Adam iWeisz has received word from
his son, Frank, who is a member of
Oo. I, 162d, that be had been over the
top five times and never received a
B. DeJarudn received a message
4rfm hill Ann. Joe. Wednesday saying
tut h hurt arrived at Camp Lewis
and would soon be home.
Mina Oa.ce Shields came home from
Jefferson over Sunday to visit with
her brother, Cleve, who recently re
turned from service in the army.
Mrs. Rose Strobel of Spokane, ar
rived Thursday of last week for a
short visit with her fa$her, Franz Nib-
ler, and has now gone to .Long ileacn,
'Frank Sullivan, son of Mrs. G. V
T.intner arrived from Camp Lewis
Wednesday. Frank was badly wounded
and has been in a hospital since Apw
tint. i fast recovering.
Mrs. J. H. Coleman passed away at
her home, at Parkcrsville last Friday,
after a. lingering illness, aged about
70 years. Her body was shipped to
Harrisburg Saturday and burial took
place there Sunday.
Mrs. Merrill : Newman and little
dunirliter. Joyce, of Salem, are the
miests of her parents. Mr. and Mrs,
Thos. Shearer. She expects to soon join
her husband in San Francisco, who is
of one of the Woolworth
Arthur Schwab ha been down since
Sunday morning with flu, but is re
ported to bo in a lair way to recover.
He had been serving on the jury in
the circuit court last week in Salem,
where one of the jurymen was taken
with the disease while they sat in the
jury box. Star.
BKLLTNGHAM WANTS STRIKE.
Bollineh'am. Wash.. Feb. 8. The Bel
linsham Metal Trades Council has en
dorsed the general strike movement by
vote of 340 to 1W.
The conncil 's delegate was instruct
ed to present the matter to the district
council at Portland.
. Local action will follow that of the
district council next week.
STRIKE IS SETTLED.
' Philadelphia, Feb. 8. The shipyard
workers' strike at the Merchants (Ship
building corporation at Bristol, Pa., has
been settled, according to an announce
ment from the office of the Emergency
Fleet Corporation today.
nan,;! PmtIm tins ktAotpA ff -
fnststemenf of Foreman Clark, about
whom the s.rike centered.
Mr. and Mrs, Albert Fennell of Mar
ion were Saturday guests at the Jo
seph Fonnell home. Mr. Fennell has
received his honorable discharge from
service end has very recently arriv
ed home from Virginia.
A young son arrived Tuesday at the
James Wood made a business trip to
Harold Smith who has been in the
navy has received hn honorable dis
charge and arrived home Tuesday. Mr.
Smith crossed the ocean six times dur
ing his term of service and has return
ed home safe and well.
C. N. Hathaway and family have mov
ed onto the Frank Gibson place and
Mr. and Mrs. Gibson have apartments
in the Hubbard building in Salem.
J. T. Miller who has been assisting
Harvey Crawford on his farm at Jena
has returned home.
Mrs. Robert Graham of Minto, North
Dakota and her mother Mrs. Thorpe of
Salem, were recent guests at the Josepr
Mrs. Clay Hoise is visiting in Port
land at the home of her sister Mrs.
Crawford Moore. Mrs. Heise senior, of
Salem is at her son's home during the
absence of her daughtcr-in-law.
Claud Moore came homo from Camp
Lewis Thursday evening with an honor
able discharge. He ha3 been in the ser
vice a little less than a yeart
Clay Heise will spend the week-end
City Conncil met in Tegular session
Monday evening. A number of bills
was presented and ordered paid and
some reports received.
Six Thousand Butte
Miners Striking - Today
Butte, Mont.. Feb. 8. Six thousand
of the 800O miners here are striking to
day. Labor leaders claim all will be out by
A general strike is not anticipated
though the Metal Trades Council may
be able to force a sympathetic univer-.
sal walkout which they are urging.
Butte police and firerrren voted last
night to strike because their warrants
had not been cashed for four months
by the city.
Merchants agreed today to cash the
warrants and the firemen went back to
The walkout of tho police is sched
uled for Monday.
Packers Tried To Bribe
Prosecutor Francis Heney
Washington, Feb, 8. Packers tried
to bribe Francis J. Heney to work for
them with offers of "more business
ithan he could handle," ho charged to
day at the senate 'packers' hearing.
Heney accused Levy Mayer, coun
sel for Armour and company, of try
ing to buy mm at a recent session or
ithe senate inquiry.
"I think such a man should bo dis
barred from practicing law," Heney
aaid. "I make this charge now while
Mayer is in tho city. Tho offer was
made at a previous hearing of this
"I had asked Mayer regarding lsorne
iphase of the hearing when he made the
offer in a low tone.
" 'You work for our interests end
IH ffive you more business than you
can handle,' were his words."
Heney also Baid that Mayer includ
ed .Frank P. Walsh, former member of
tho war labor board, in tho offer.
Henry Veedor, counsel for Swift and
company, the witness said, thought
'Mayer should bo given an opportunity
to tell his story.
"That's why I make this charge
now when Mayer is in the city," said
Mayer will appear betore the 'com
mittee Monday to give his opinion on
the Kendnck nrjj.Il when he will be asl-
ed to give his explanation.
Another business firm for Turner.
Ball Bros., we learn, will soon open a
garage, having secured the Nicely build
ing at the eorncr of C and Second.
' Born To Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wilson,
of Salem, Feb. 5, 1919, a daughter,
weight 7 1-4 pounds. She was named
Lucile Mae. Mother and daughter do
ing nicely. Mrs. Wilson is a daughter
of Mrs. A. M. Busby.
Tho basket ball game held at the
state training school Tuesday night re
sulted in a victory for the Turner lads.
Score 17 to 6. On Feb. 13 our boys piny
are Grant Junior high school of Salem
in said city.
The intormcnt of Mrs. G. Alexander
of Aumsville took place here at Twin
Oaks cemetery Sunday forenoon. She
was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D.
McVieker and a victim of the flu. She
leaves a husband and four young chil
Todays Market Usual
New York, Feb. 8. The New York
Evening Sun financial revicy today
Today's stock market was the usual
full half holiday affair, sbout the only
feature being the weakness in shipping
shares, particularly Atlantic Gulf and
West Indies, one of whose subsidiaries,
the Clyde line, hssVcn forced to aban
don some of its coastwise routes.
The rest o fthe list was disposed to
be heavy although price changes were
narrow. The Tobacco group was smon?
Hin few stronz features. The steel and
copper shares were unchanged while
equipments suffered rather big losses
WHEAT FEICE GUARANTEE
WefAinetiri, Feb. 8. A bill confer
ring noon the president brotd powers
to nut into effect the 2.26 wheat guar
l.ntw was introduced in the house to-
day by Chairman Lever o fthe house
A zone meeting of the Marion coun
ty teachers wag held this morning at
the court house, in charge of Supt. W.
M. Smith. There were but 23 teach
ers present, and the main topic of
discussion was the matter of making
up lost time caused by the influenza
epidemic. A similar meeting is being
held at ilverton today, in charge of
Justice Unrnh reports today the fil
ing of three cases by G. W. Johnson
Co. in the small claims department of
the justice court. Tho civil case ot F.
W. Lockwoonl va Win. KalsaU will
come up for hearing Monday at 10
In tho matter of the proposed boun
dary changes in the monitor district,
Mr. Smith states that the mater has
been taken under advisement and no
action will be taken until a later date.
The school patrons in that district en
tered a vigorous protest against the
proposed change on account of cutting
off so much territory from other dis
tricts and throwing a large number of
pupils into a new school at Monitor.
The Salem high Bchool basket ball
team, in a fast and exciting game last
night, won from the Eugeno team with
a score of 24 to 22. The game opened
a v.iff . ' vt
ed ahead to a score of 14 to 8. In tliol0.11 !nt. he i188'
aeoojll hail)f there 'wasi leonsidjoirablO
fouling, the score winding up very
close to a tie.
There will be a meeting of the offi
cers and directors of the Commercial
club at the club rooms Monday eve
ning. Matters of importance will come
up for discussion.
The work of remodelling the Halvor-sen-Burns
building has just begun, tfce
first move being tho tearing up of the
old plank floor preparatory to laying
the cement floor.
Another transaction that promises an
addition to the business volume of
Salem is the recent purchase of the old
Tumor block, at the corner of Com
mercial and Ferry streets, by David
Samuel, who for the past eight years
has been a resident of this city. He
was for a period of years engaged ex
tensively in tho handling of second
hand goods throughout tho northwest,
mnkinir his hcadauartem in Portland.
His faith in the future of Salem is
made evident by his heavy investment
in thi9 three story brick block, 82 feet
by 165 feet in extent. Ho contemplates
tho complete remodelling of the build
ing so that tho lower floor can be used
for store rooms in which ho will locate
himself in some line of trade. The up
per floors will either be fitted up for
office or factory purposes. The build
ing has been owned for a number or
years by Louis H. Turner and his sis
ter, Mrs. C. A. Davis of Turner, and it
will continue to be kjiown as the Tur
The Salem public, which has been at
tracted by the advertising of the In
dependent Meat Market, has a further
guarantee of enterprise by this com
pany, who have just leased the room
at 121 South Commercial street in or
der to obtain larger quarters. They
will move into the new location as
soon as it can be remodeled and fit
ted up for their purposes. Manager
Rogoway of the company, ' expresses.
himself as much gratiiieil witn tne
growth of their business, and is think
ins seriously of opening two branch
stores in the city in" tho near future,
ono on North Commercial street ana
one on State street in the building for
merly occurred by the Ward drug
Store. His ventures in Salem are back
led up by many ycay experience in the
imcat business in other cities.
Complaint issued in the case of Balph
Landers vs. Bertha Landers, Buit to ac
quire title to certain real property.
A decree of divorce was issued to Es
tella Tompkins separating her from Dan
iel Tompkins, with alimony to tho
amount of $20 a mouth and custody of
A decree was issued in tho ease of
N. J. Van Patten vs. Henry J. Powell
et t:l, giving judgment to plaintiff in
the sum of ijitSOl on foreclosure of mort
gage. Complaint, was filed in the case "of!
4n Trenmvcr vs. Jack Trciuayer, suit
fr divorce. The couple were married
in 1902, nnd have three children. Plsin -
tiff allekes desertion in iUJ.
Order issued ndjnitting to probato the
last will and testament of Charles H.
ADVISES RETURN TO WORK.
Springfield, 111.,' Feb. 8. J. P. Kbo
nan, acting president of the Interna
tional Brotherhood of Electrical Work
ers, today wired Seattle electricians ad
vinncr them tn return to work.
"Darkness brings lawlessness,"
HAYES IS RE-ELECTED.
Indicnapolis, Ind., Feb. 8. Frank J.
Hayes was re-elected president of the
United Mine Workers of America, it
was announced today, with 114,355
T! IT U'nlln. Tlonvillfl. Til..
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hi. only opponent, received "'
er9 elected were: V ice pr es.dent j Job
lj. leWlS, OJtnillieiu, All, Bn.iuiui;
treasurer, Willirm Green, Coshockton, O
FIRST SNOW IN WASHINGTON
" ' .
Washington, Feb. 8. This winter
first snow fell here today.
ITfjTTpMII If aNT AIjSPAY
tiOT WERE RECEI
Opposition Interrupts His
Speech Many Times With
By Frank J. Taylor
(United Press I'lcli Correspondent.)
Weimar, Germany, Feb. 7. Chancel
lor Ebert, opening the national assem
bly here yesterday afternoon, greeted
that body as the "sovereign power by
which tho toru.an people will have seif
The speaker was interrupted often by
derisive comments from the opposition
delegates and was encouraged ouly by
mild applause from his S'f porters, al
though the latter appeared to be great
ly in the majority. Once ho was forc
ed to pause and plead with the oppo
sition to hear him.
In referring to tho war, Ebert said
it was lost by the kaiser and his gov
ernment. Ebert declared he had not lost hope
of reuniting Germany, and that he wel
comed Austria into tho new German
state. He appealed to all men and wo-
mont to work their hardest,
8ianism and Hohoiizolleruiara sre gone
forever. It is the duty of the assembly
to make Germany a strong socialist re
public. "The time of kings, princes and 'di
vine right' is forever vanished," con
tinued the chancellor. "This assembly
represents the big Tcpublics.n majority
of the German people who desire peace
and Bclf government.
"We havo lost the war. This is of
no consequence to tho revolution. It
was Max of Baden's imperial govern
ment which made the first step toward
the crmistice that rendered us defense
less. But we would have fallon any
way, as our allies' defeat made our mil
itary and economic situation hopeless."
The roll call showed 287 delegates
Had Business-Like Air,
The assembly assumed a business-like
air that contrasted sharply with the
festive appearance of tho theater jn
which the meeting was held, ' Great
masses of flowers brought from Bcr:
Un decked the stage, whilo other parts
of tho building were buried under a J
of tho delegates, however, removed
their coats, with the uir of men about I
to undertake a task demanding great!
physicr.l as well ns mental exertion, j
Some of the delegates obviously unused j
to taking part in public gatherings,! T
were self conscious and uneasy, respond-1 X
ing to foil call snnppily and shrilly, j
The cntiro German cabinet and its'
largo staff crowded into the rostrum.
Distinguished visitors, including Presi
dent Scitz of the Austrian republic, sat
behind the ministers. Ordinary spec
tators were few, owing to the limited
capacity of tfio upper gallery, to which
they were restricted. Nowspaper cor
respondents, movie operators and pho
tographers totalled more than 200. .
Crowds outsido the theater finally
gave up trying to push their way into
the already overcroWded building and
gave their full attention to a band con
cert in a nearby park. :
Pacific Coast Strike
Vancouver, B. C, Feb. 8. Vancou
ver longshoremen have decided to han
dle no Seattlo freight. When tho Ara
bia Maru and other vessels arrive here
because of tho Seattlo tie-up, they will
take out only Vuncouver freight and
will refuse to handle any consigned to
Tacoma, Wash., Feb. 8. The striking
shipyard workers of Tacoma today dis
patched their first direct communcction
to the Emergency Fleet corporation at
It was an answer to the telegram
from Charles Pioz, director of the cor
poration, received by tho Central Labor
council just before a general strike wn
Portland, Ore.. Feb. 8. Freight for
Seattle, except foodstuffs is under em
bargo here today.
An exception is made bv the order
to freight which the Seattle consignee
guarantees to mtload promptly
Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. R.There will
be no shipyard strike in the Los An
geles district, according to Mayor H.
T. Woodman today.
"The local shipyard workers will not!
striae, tne mayor upciami. j nave
been so informed by the best author
ity." The strike vote among the shipyard
unions, however, is proceeding and the
official result will not be known for
Portland, Ore.. Feb. 8. Major Gen
eral John F. Morison, commander of the
Western department of the United
Ststes army, arrived here at 7:30
o'clock this morning Trom San Fran
cisco. He diiarted thirty minute later
for Seattle where he will direct the
troops that are stationed t.hrre for use
in an emergency arising from the
8flvj hl, n(w ro,h;n!T about the
firtttle' rtrike situation, the general
Long Beach, Cal., Feb. 8.-Although
th Metal Trades Council had announc
ed the result of. the recent strike vote.
J affecting 8,000 skilled shipworkers in
i this district, would be made public las
j night, there was a change of plan nt
the last moment and no official Htate-
meBt t0 the re,ult ot ,he DaIll,tillg
She can use it to a much better advantage than
done by an electric motor.
Raising children requires considerable physical
of mental energy.
Don't 'deplete that
electric washing machines are, comparatively, so very
is forthcoming. It is a safo guess, how
ever, that tho strike proposal failed
i heavily. Some on the inside say it was
beaten 9 to 1
San Francisco, Cel., Feb. 8. After
Frank C. Miller, sccrotary of the Iron
Trades Council, had denounced the
Seattle strike as illegal, and John F.
McLaughlin, delegate from tho team
sters union had declared it ' 'bolshe
vistic" tho San Francisco labor coun
cil early today voted against a sympa
thetic strike to aid tho Senttlo striken
The machinists union will not handle
unfinished work that comes from Se
attle. Jaines E. Beckmeycr, secretary
of the unio, said today.
''The machinists will stand pat on
tho local and Seattle striko," he auid.
Portland, Ore., Feb. 7. Among the
wild, unfounded stories that havo been j
printed in some newspapers of the
country anent the Seatlo striko is one
that thousands of strikers rushed to
Portland, overcrowding thc hotels.
It may have been suggested by the
fact that a few wealthy residents of
Seattlo have eomo to get away from the
tinned food diet in tho Pnget Sound
city as a result of tho food famine
In some cases, wholo Seattle families
have taken up temporary abodes in
Portland hotols and apartment houses.
It many come, however, they will
find they ha to sacrifice sleeping quar
ters to good meals, Tho latter re
plentiful, but the former aro exceeding
flortlanjd, Ore., Feb. 8. The fact
practically all of tho Seattlo newspapors
aro not being published during the
strike doesn't mean Seattlo business
houses are not advertising.
A largo Seattle department storo had
an ad in a Portland morning paper
"to Seattle readers" declaring that it
is open for business and will remain
Complete Tie-Up Is .
Imminent In Oakland
Oakland, Cal., Feb. 8. Complete tie
up of all' tho local shipyards became
imminent today following announce
ment of the striko vote of the Oakland
The craft voted 1.414 to 906 upon e
genoral striko of all boilermakers.
Two thousand boilermakers, repre
senting four craft, are already out
If they remain on strike the shipyards
j will automatically be forced to close
within a day or so,
Final decision upon the general strike
of boilermakers rests with the Pacific
coast district council of boilermakers,
which meets in Portland on Monday.
EASTERN STRIKES QUIETING.
Paterson, N. J., Feb. 8. Despite re
ports that the strike of 27,000 silk mill
workers here was practically set led,
work was not resumed today.
Lawrence, Mass., Feb. 8. The strike1
Save Her Strength
vitality by making her do your
of textilo workors here will be ever
Monday, according to John Golden, pre
sident of the United Textile Workors
Washington, Feb. 8. Ameri
can troop shipments from
Frsnce will be increased to 160.
000 during February. Chiof . of
Staff March announcod today,.
This is an increase of fifty
thousand over January,
HUNT WRITES ABOUT PAVING
Countv Commissioner J. , T. Hunt
writes the Observer that somo of .the
legislators having criticised the paving
dono by the county, it was docided to
appoint a committee of three senators
and two reprcsamtativesj to accom
pany Roadmaster Culver and Mr. Hunt
to inspect the pavement laid by the
county and that built by the highway
commission at Newberg, and to secure
samples from both, The samples are
now in tho hands of tho committee
Aft.,, 1- lfnnt An.
clares ho ami the other members of
tho court aro proud of tho showing
made. Ho is positive tho county can do
the same work cheaper than the con
tractors can do it, and it appears so
far that the county advocates have
tho ibest of the nrguinent by a dollar
or so per square yard. Aurora Observ
er. HUBBARD NEWS
A fine boy was bom to M
Mrs. Max Hill, living near Yodor, Sat
urday morning, February 1, 1919, at
the Hubbard hospital.
Mrs. J. O. Overton this week gold
tho residence on Second street north
of the city hall, to Mrs. Nora Kauff
man, consideration $600.
Hubbard friends of Mr. and Mrs.
Floyd Downing sympathize with them
in tho loss last week of the baby girl
home in Seattle. Death occurred latitne cl"'r20 j'"LW0
Wednesday, January 29th.
Rnlnti Mnrtin in now with tiia cnm.
pany, Hdqs. Co. 163d infantry at Pa-jl'"li,;r"s y the statement that the pres
tomae barracks. He has hopes of an ip"t capacity of the camp is 50,000."
An increasing number of army offi
carly return to civil life, but no as- cers are applying for commissions in
snrnnee that this will bo anyway soon tho regular army or in the resorvo corps
0. 8. Hall and L. C. MoShane at- i,iat,M cl nf iiskiiltr disi hiirire. Iliirinir tho
tended the opening of the Phe. North-!
Iwest Products company's plant at Sa-
lem Inst Saturday. The meeting wasj
largely attended by tho berry growers
of Marion and Polk counties.
The residence of Mrs. La fore, who
now resides at Turner, is to be occu
pied this spring and summer by her
dau(;hter, Mrs. Blanch Coo and dnugh-jbe nt Hubbard next week taking or
ter, Agnes. Mrs. Coe served the ov-j tiers for nursery stock. A consignment
eminent tho past year at Astoria in of stock will como to ( has. Kinster
the capacity of police matron. Mr. Coe the Inst of P-liruarv for distribution.
i H in tne service ana at present, at
ICemp Lewis. '
V. U. Uufuboll. of the Waslunton
doing work that can be
strength and a great deal
washing by hand, when . i
LIGHT & POWER CO.
German And Cargo Ships i
Expedites Troop Shipment
Washington, Feb. 8, To further in
crease tho shipments of troops home,
General March has ordorod conversion
of 51 cargo vessels l0 transports. In
addition, it is oxpoctod that sovcral
German ships will be added soon to
the fleet bringing homo tho Yanks, ac
cording to cables from Chiiu'iiiuu Jlur
ley of tho shipping board.
Troops shipped from Fiance tip to
February 1, numbered 236,84, March
Dc.moliiimition in this country is
characterized as being on tho "homo
Totnl difii-hi.rges to date number 1,
10fi,50, including 07,438 officers and
t'.TtjMJ enlisted men.
Demobilization orders number 1,433,
000, including men already discharged.
Tho number of Ainoricnu soldiois
missing in action hus been cut from ap
proximately 10,000 to 7,583 and report
from General Pershing show that from
100 to 200 men a day previously report
ed missing aro being accounted for.
General Marc stated it is expected
to cut down this list to a conipsrativol
. Bmtt,l figure
First Division Casualties.
Total casualties of the First division
wits C284 divided as follows:
Killed in action 2303; died of
wounds, 3050; missing, 1789; prisoners,
Second division, total, 5,200; Includ
ing killed in action, 2716; died of
wounds, 1329; missing, 1067; prisoner,
i'ifty ono per cent of nil tronns coin-
Jng from Frnnen passed through tho de
barkation camp at Brest, General March
said. It is pin nncd to nulto this cump
tho largest military cento in the wold.
"At present (ho Brest camp has a ca
pacity of 50,000 men nnd this will bo
incensed to 100,000," Mach st ul.
Ho vigorously denied reports of utt
healthful conditions at Best.
"Our last sick reports from there
woro most excollent," he snid. "And
lying to ac
commodate 12,000 at Brest when theis
is only room for 4000 is shown to bo
W0CK number of
reserve increased fru
applicants for the
rom ten thousand to
Applications on file for transfer to
the regular army now number 5113.
Xnrserv Co.. of Toppinisii. Wash., will
i order soin nea wilt ne naninea prompt
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