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STILL TOTAL 5,5OO
No Acuejrate Estimate of Unreported
Ileats ('ai Ie Given Says venl.
Washington, March 27.-General
Pershing repo1ted to the War Depart
m11en1t to(ay there are still 5,500 officers
and men of the expeditionary forces
pareos with the British official figures
list as missing. This total comn
of :1,SOO missing and the French
i. of tihe 5,5)0 names have been re
Poi t a~s "missing" in Casualty lists
al . pubiiished, the report sail. Ie
int ements of o0dies from 10xamina
of yrave registia ti(n1 cemeteries
vnising additional iden'tifjiation3
' 2her if casis and for this rea
recor( of ;ih -rave egistr a
U e ae bei a e refully st -
t ish War Offive,Gnrl
*ro rt atit. had adoptild
('o11siderin-z 2G weeks in
. '1ana officer and :0 weeks for
all ahild lu'en recsordled as
nii- before deathI is presuimeid. Ini
the F rench arm, h i n1111 2 f dilite
(1 hau beenId iel.
f: acenttl 'limate (of unrortedu
deafh 1 can he given. said Genteral
P'- in's reiport. There are, how
iva a-pproxinmi y ...'ni liissilg to Ie
a Cen2 2 -.:n fori. all of whorn have bn
1r(-ortf-d to Watshington as missing.
Rlin teriient of bodies removed from
sol:d *iravs to ceItilized c-me..
I'l isfrnishling additional identli
fina in f0 (baths hitlierto reported as
T i- esipecially tru- of re-huriijals
of hiOles origi nally lnriied by Allid
11I. to which Ameian troops were'
alt 1e l. iintification being itlier
inl l ie 4,nt -fi o-r p ly regite-ivred
I Is f *\ I-an sohii v. in1
Pr r h 4sit(als of which only iagr
anI'. n ic rrect re ords ()n lilltar
. ho e y r't hill'i:1l of th S.
: in: i n ompleto id e t
vi.n \t to 1 it < 1S of prisonl camipi s
in ty-;ianiand to) t-rritory formerly
w 1 y- ly's IinIIIs is leadlin to dis.
. Vf IMany .\merican graves and
id1 n- ielt ion of astialleins pir-viousl-y
rap- te '21 mc 45oissing.
-ae-h company or ot her units of the
.\n rican -peditiona ry Force have
htr, tof'ore been fun I'll ished a complete
lis' .f officers andl men carried as
lis inug up to Feb. 1. All units are re
4q| . 1 #
q(tired to display such list In places
accessible to members of command for
the purpose of securing casualty In
formation from every possible source.
This expedient is resulting in locating
hitherto unknown graves and identifi
cation showing present status and
whereabouts of many battle casual
"Consideration should be given to
the fact that method of warfare as well
as the extent of terrain fought over
lent exceptional difficulties to dcscov
ery and burial of dead. Burial parties
frequently completed their mission un
der heavy fire and often could only be
doie uider cover of darkness thus
making ident ifiention in a great major
ity of cases iliossible. For this reason
grave registration and chaplain reports
are beln investigated. A snmiln Iper
conita!e of suilch reports investigated
ar ii)oil' to I)be eases of American
deal plreviosiiy tun reportei as such.
As rapotly at ileittifieation an he
vomlphstedi from01 inlformlationl originlally
filed or 1ubsequently obtained fromt
"VIry POSsible -;ourl-ce. correct p resellt
s1.1atus of each case is beilig rt-polteId
T'A ON S'TOCKI NGS
Af1r1 3lay Ist Price of inucy Hosiery
Will be ligher.
The old ald popilar sonig. "They
Are Wea ring 'l111 ligher," will pro
bably be changed to "They Are Wear
ing 'lm Lon cer.' after May 1. Because
ol this date the cost of wearing silk
slockinigs is going iup and it will bw
iecssary for single girls, and married
on-s lt. to wear (ach pair longer oi
have their pochet books suffer a t( tril
iolt every time a hole wea rs in tlhe
heel or th1ey i-eiln to runl.
I'nilt Sam siays that SA i stockings
ar- a luxury. lvery pai: retailing
fo r $2 or m11o )re will be taxed after
Aiay 1. Th amolit of hils tax is to
be 10 Der VI-I n . ill a( ition to thIe I
And t, anlt boys who gratify 1he
dlsire for 'ratr comforts by wear
in1: sid soek oAsting more than 1
por air are a; o to be 1e-quircdl to
lay 10 per er11 tax on the am11ountll
in exeess of the $1.
l'ajamas also drop it the llxuriy
clas's accord ing to the latest Pillig,
all after May I menl, womtent, i-ses
and boys who court, Morpheus in a
garmetit be it a iair of pajamas or
aln old lime night gown, costing more
thian $5 will be reqtired to pay 10 per
M *LIM .8AD
entu iS~vir rs~o An
m pitr to "rE -
y CE~i A/VPs HRYoo lA.T/V
cent on the excess over $5.
Uncle Sam has not -been so rigid in
his ruling on k'imonas, petticoats and
waists, holding that when they cost
less than $15 th( wearer will be let off
scot free, but hi the cost is over $15
then 10 per ceo!. of the excess goes
to pay war expe'ises.
Apparently l'nvie Sam thinks that
$15 is a sufficient amount for a wo
man or miss to pay for a hat, bonnet
or hood, for he has ruled that when
these articles cost more than $15, then
10 per cent must. he paid for the priv
.ilege of indulgilnk the appetite for ex
A hat for a m1an Or boy, according
to Uncle Sam, costing more than $.-.
is more or less of a luxury and as
such must be paid for, the same 10
Almr Celt. being re(llired after May 1.
I'mblirellas, parasols and still slades
costing more tihan $1 each are also
regarded as a IN1u ry, and 10 per Ceni
is to be pail for 11sing theiii. P Irses,
pocketbooks, vilises, su1it cases, iie
ture frames, Im uiks, men's and boys'
(aps anld shoes, and 1 a vast amount of
other aricles Costing over a certain
amioun t are inclutded in the list on
which a tax will be collected after May
1. Of course, the seller of tile goods
will have to fix the tax. but the con
suliler will have to pay it. Consciously
or unconseiously. and in tihe course of
a year's I 1iness it %will amount to no
One se. 'm of the ndw tax net that
%iIll effect .undreds of the small coun
I ry stores over the state has to do with
the tax of one cent for each 25 cents or
fraction thereof paid for lierfumies, es
sences, exracts, toilet waters, cos
ietics, hair oils, pomades, and 111011 1
washes and various other articles.
Pills, tablets, powders, syrups, tiic
tures, cordials or bitters. tonics, lini
ments, spirits. oils, ointments aind a
vast array of other articles used arie
ineluled in the list.
These I wo st-etions of ihe, hill t hat
deal with toilet and medical articels.
:aro of special Interest to general amner
chtants whIell generally carry a1 stockl
of good;s So a.ssorted that almost any
deatiat1d Call be met.
Chiewiing gumil is to be laxed . per
ceni of the price charged, can dy flv e
per cent, tirearmns. shells and cart
ridges 10 per cent; dirk knives, dag
igers, brass knuckles, 100 per cent, and
cigar and cigarette holders comiposed
wholly or in part of meerchaum or am
b1 10 per cent.
% onsumers who had been antici
> Tremendous (
is on Its First
i 2Octs. -
vating a reduction in the cost of soft
drinks such as sundaes, sodas and ice
cream are given little encouragement
in 'the now act, for after May 1, 1919
each 10 cents or fraction thereof paid
it provides that a tax of one cent for
soft drinks shall be collected. This
tax is to be paid by the pturchaser to
the vendor at. the time of the sale, and
shall be paid to the United States by
WILL COME JIIRE
Five O1Y Totlay for Uiited States. All
3lInned by Gobs.
Washington, Mlarch 2.--Five sur
Iendered GJerman submarines will
leave 1'0nigland toiorrvow for the Unit
ed States manned by American crew:
and convoyed by the American sub
marine tlendier B1ushnell. They are ex
'crt(d to arrived in American waters
lae in April and will be displayed at
pors to be selected in Connection with
lie next Liberty Loan campaign.
Oie of these craft is the U-117, a
-I going mine layer, wIiich (Itl ng tile
war. plant ed mines along tihe American
noast. 'Two of them are the '-h-88
imd U-U-i18, regular snbmarines of
he smaller t. -e. Another is the U-C
0, one of thc small thine layers, and
he fifth is the I-111, the standard
Aeriman U-boat. Later it is expected
hat one of tile big cruiser submarines
luipied with deck gins will be sent
Alverse whids at this seasoni and the
infamiliarilly of the American crews
with the machinery, make the (late of
le ari--Mll of -the ships lincerltain.
Crews for th e submarines were as
wimbled in lngland, most of the men
wing sent from t he United States.
'aval orders published today showed
he arrival at London of seven IJleu
enant commanders for duty in con
iection wit I Germian subnmersibles.
ley are 11. (. Plrazler, E. G. O'Keefe.
1. 1,. Nicolson. .11. 1.LoCkwood, G.
I uiings, G. II. .lunikin and .1. It. Webh.
"Plans for the disposition after
eaci-hing American waters will be de
ided as sooni as coolplete details as
o tle draft. ele.. have been received
)rom 'Admliiiral Slims," said tile navy de
'artment's statement. regarding the
ubmain ies . United States naval ex
ports will stildy the boats while they
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What You Need is Vinol
War conditions have made the demand upon a
iother's time and ,iiergy unlimited. "In their zeal
to do all in their pover for their loved ones, they
continually overvork and are soon in a nervous,
run-down condition. Vinol, the non-secret cod liver
and iron tonic, will build you up and make you
strong. HERE IS PROOF
Whitman, MNs. Cleveland, Ohio.
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down condition and loss of strength myself and got intonweak, run-down
so it was hard for me to g t around conlition, no strength, languid and no
and do my work. After othler mcedi- ambition. Af ter doctoring for awhile
cines had failed to help me Vinol re- and getting no better I tried Vinol
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G &gLs S rength
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We open complete lines of Silks and
Dress Goods of every description. These
embrace the latest fabrics for the season,
Madras and Percales. Special mention is
made here of Dress Ginghams, the best
value we have offered for many seasons.
Ladies' Shirt Waists in Georgette Crepe,
Crepe-de-Chene and Lawns. The Hosiery
Stock shows choice numbers in Silk and
Silk Lisle in all colors, with a complete line
of Notions and Neckwear.
W. U. Wilson & Co.
1 AMERICAN CITIZENS
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