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factory job or is not contributing ma
terially to the total material reserve
of necessary things is wanted for the
army if he is young and strong
enough. It will be a hard problem
to work out to make the proper se
lections but the matter is being ap
proached with serious purpose and
will be wisely considered by congress.
At the present time there is little
prospect that hotbloods who would
like adventure and who would like
to carry the American flag " to the
trenches in France will be satisfied.
There will be much training at home,
much preparation, but little of the
spectacular or the bloody.
MEXICANS MASS 30,000 TROOPS
OPPOSITE EL PASO
El Paso, Tex., April 19. Carran
za's mobilization of troops along the
border continues today. Gen. Mur
guia has given up Villa chase, re
turning to Juarez with his 5,000 men.
Withdrawal of ail Carranzista
forces from Central Mexico has been
Gen. Murguia's return will place
approximately 30,000 Caranzfeta
troops within striking distance of El
Paso and other border points. Sit
uation causing uneasiness here.
WASHINGTON PICTORIALLY IN WAR TIME
Carrying American flags, French sailors of the battle cruiser Jeanne.
d'Arc, in port somewhere on the Atlantic coast, are here shown visiting
the capital. The picture was taken by The Day Book staff photographer,
R. P Dorman. The tall sailor won the Legion of Honor medal for heroic
work at the Dardanelles.