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HOW OUR BOYS ON-BORDER GET MESSAGES
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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
It is m the efficiency of the Signal
Corps, especially that the U. S. army