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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 18, 1913, Image 20

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HOW OUR BOYS ON-BORDER GET MESSAGES
1 1 Is
Field Radio Wireless Section qf Qo. D, Setting Up 'the Wireless Outfit and
Sending a Message 35 Miles. The Outfit Is Carried on the Rack Mules.
On the Border With the Army,-Nov.
18. When Gen.'. Garter want's to
send a message to' ,af subordinate of
ficer in command at a' distant point or
to the firing line in a practice battle,
does he write his message on tissue
paper, wrap it in a capsule and give
it to trusty scout to deliver at the
risk of losing. Ms life?
No, he scribbles a few words on
paper, hands it to a messenger of the
Signal Corps, and a minute or so later
the 'other officer, 250. miles away, will
be reading it.
You see, 'the army uses the wire
less down here on the Mexican bor
der!
It is m the efficiency of the Signal
Corps, especially that the U. S. army
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