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HI 6 , , THE Or DEN STANDARD: OGDEN, TJtAH. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, f9TB.
I Telephone 383 l Photographs m original Artistic Exclusive Christmas Styles I XMAS GREETING CARDS I Engraved and printed, elegant 1 1 assortment, at BRAMWELL'S I For Subscription and Advertising Departments, Call Phone No. 56. RANDOM REFERENCES j Beneficial Life Ins. Co. Buy yourl wife a policy for Xraas. Call 2094 -V. Born Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Woods of this city are receiving con gratulations over the arrival of a nine pound baby boy, born Sunday. Temporary flower store at Falstaff Safe. Phone 167. Dumke Floral Co. Return to Ogden Mr. and Mrs. Verfl Yerrington will return to Ogden today where they will make their home. Mr. Yerrington has been em ployed in the shipyards at Oakland. Clean rags wanted at the- Standard Discharged Francis Coray re turned to Ogden, having been dis charged from the air service division of the U. S. army. Good for young and old B & G But- I Wounded David H. "Moss of Hooper is roported on the casualty list today. ' Cream Puffs. Big, fresh, full of I cream. Grccnwell's Bakery. 195 Recovers According to word re I ceived here by his mother, Mrs. D. I. I Gallacher, Kenneth Gallacher has re- revered from an attack of iufluenza in I a hospital in France. I Old papers for sale. Ogden Stand- j Frank Williams Writes That the war prison camp at the Utah fort is as good as any "over there," is the I word which. Lieutenant Frank Wil- I Hams has written to his former com- j mander, Colonel George Byram at Fort I Douglas. . Lieut. Williams was former ' finance clerk at headquarters of the prison camp at Salt Lake City from 1917 to 1918. Later after being trans ferred to several camps in this coun try he was sent overseas. I Modern Home Choicest location, for sale at half its actual value. P. O. Box 350. Phone G10. 7432 Red Cross Roll Call A complete re port of the Red Cross Christmas roll call is to be submitted today, acocrd ing to Rev. J. E. Carver. Indications show that Weber county and Ogden is a little ahead of the average percent age for the United States and there are several county wards which have Qot yet reported. Get your Xmas dinner at the Fal staff, "a little better, thaan good enough." 932 Grelncr's chill Is the best. 77S3 Home From Army Among some of the boys who have returned to Ogden from the army during the past two days are: Leo Cooney, Webster Lind say, Carl Zeimer, Frank Naisbilt and Lieutenant Earl Pingree. Clean rags wanted at tha Stand ard office. Married John Floyd Suiter of Hooper, Utah and Beatrice M. Flint of Hooper were married by Bishop Adam M. Peterson this morning. The photographer in your town. The Tripp Photo Studio, 320 Twenty fifth street. 5132 Signs Bond In the district court to day Paul Simandal signed bond for one thousand dollars as certification of his intent to pay as ordered by the court for the support of his minor children Lucile and Vera Samandal. Biggest Xmas Candy Bargains in town. Grennwell's two stores. S12 Marriage Licenses Application for marriage licenses were made today to Clerk of Courts Ramey by Samuel E. Nelson, Lorenzo, Ida., and Janet Har rowcr Hunter, of Ogden; and Ivan Edwin Bradley of Ridgevale, Ida., and Bobbie Routh Pickett, of Fullerton, oo I, e. m is GIVEN A SURPRISE A very pleasing prelude to Christ mas awaited County Cleric Charles M. Ramey when he entered his office this morning. The room at the south end of the office had been gaily festooned and decorated, a light lunch was ready and, with manifest pleasure on the face of the assistants in his office he was invited to sit down while they lalked to him and told him just what hey think of him. Clerk Ramey agrees that the hearts Iul m ma assistants are In the right place. They told him what they thought of him until he blushed clean down to his well polished shoes. And then they gave him a fine umbrella 1 wit his name engraved in silver on HI the handle, so that when the attorneys H ake it by mistake they may all bo- "ome honest and. return it forthwith or quicker than that . oo- LPnnSWuYP'u Dcc' 24-Theodore koosovolt who has been a patient for nearly two months at the Roosevelt' hospital, undergoing treatment for rfca8fm- .will spend Christinas with his family at 0y3tcrBay. JOIIH BROWNING HAS ARRIVED II HEW YORK Mayor Browning's, Christmas is go ing to be all the happier because of the good news which came to him yes terday, saying that his son Sergeant Jonathan S. Browning of the 332nd Aera Squadron had arrived safely from France in ihe city of Now York aboard the White Star liner "Cedrlc." The mayor wittily remarked that he expected to receive another telegram in a few days, saying that the boy was safely in New York where a check would find him ready to do it justice. BOOTH OGDEN DEATHS NORTH OGDEN, Dec. 24. Mrs, Mi nerva Hickman, 90 years old, and Thomns Isaac Brown, in the prime nnd vigor of young mnnhood, died yester day, the first of old age and general debility, the other of pneumonia folio-wing a severe case af Spanish influenza, Minerva Hickman was a daughter of Moses Wade and Sally Bundy, her an cestry, the Wades, Bundys and Thay ers of English Puritanic descent, com ing over at n very early date and par ticipating in the war of the revolution, Isaac Thayer serving under General George Washington, Her father, Moses Wade, and one brother, Edward Wade, were members of the far-famed Mormon battalion and did valiant serv ice in that cause. She was born in Farmersville, Cata raugus county, Nejv York, and was 90 years, 3 months and 21 days old at the time of her death. She was baptised when years old by Elder Kellogg from Kirtland and three years later left with the family for Illinois and lo cated on a farm in Hancock county, but, through persecutions Ihe Saints at that time, was forced to make other moves. She was near enough to hear the shots at the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph and his brother Hy um the saddest experience of her ife for she sat under the sound of his prophetic utterances and had learned .o love him. In the spring of 1S-16, the amily moved on to 'Council Bluffs, vhnrn hur mntViop rMarl in ioo "".u 111 iOlO, II CI father nnd one brother then being in , the Mormon battalion. She came on to ' Salt Lake City and became the wife of William A. Hickman, famed in early church history as "Bill" Hickman, a staunch and some times an unwise de fender of the Prophet Joseph. She also lived at West Jordan. Rush Valley, and Little Cottonwood, finally coming to North Ogden. where she has resided for a great number of years as a de fender of the religion she espoused when so young and at such a trying time in the history of the church, and died honored and respected by all for her sterling -worth and integrily, hav ing iiu a iounaauon tor a very numer ous posterity. She was the mother of eight children: William A., born at Salt Lake City, February 14. 1S50, and died in 1S54; Sarah M born Septem ber 15, 1851, at West Jordan, married William Francis at Salt Lake City; Moses Edward, born August S, 1853, at West Jordan, and died October 12, 1855; Minerva L., born January 12, 1S56, at Rush Valley, married Jesse Vandehoof; Margaret R born March 13. 1S58, at West Jordan, married Rich ard Driscol at North Ogden, and died at Pocatello, Idaho, May 20, 1911 ; Sur vivor, born May 22, 1SG0, at West Jor dan, married Agnes Waddle at McCam mon, Idaho; Warren W born August 31, 1S62, at West Jordan, married Bar bara Woodland; Mary Ellen, born at Little Cottonwood, September 2S, 1865, married Frederick J. Kohlepp Thomas Isaac Brown, a prominent member of the L. D. S. church and for several years a carrier in the mail service, died at his home in North Oj, den, following an attack of influenza pneumonia, Monday. November, 1911, Mr. Brown, who had been ordained an elder in the Mormon church, left for a mission to the eas tern states where he remained until December, 1913. He was born at North Ogden, July 4, 1891, and resided in this community where he had made innumerable friends up until the time of tiis death. The deceased is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Brown, his wife and a daughter six months old. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been completed, but interment will be In the North Ogden cemetery. IE CHILD DIES AS CRESULT DF 'FLU' Clyde James Wiggins, three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Wiggins, 247 Twenty-second street died at 4:30 this morning following an attack of influenza-pneumonia. The child had just recently been re moved from tho hospital whore he had been confined for six weeks, when he became a victim of the influenza He Is survived by his parents and three brothers. The funeral will be held from the residence, Thursday at 2 p. m., inter ment taking place in" the city ceme tery. Bishop Myron Richardson will officiate at the grave. C0 Australia's New'Law Prevents Importation of German-made Goods! MELBOURNE, Dec. 24 Via Mon treal. The legislatuure of Victoria has adopted a. bill requiring that all goods sold there be marked clearly with the country of their origin. The bill pre vents German goods, after passing the customs offce, being labelled "made m Australia." Goods Improperly la belled are liable to forfeiture and their owners to substantial fines. nn I READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS ! READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS. ' - ' " V . j EARL A, REEDED Earl A. Reeder, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Reeder. returned to his home in this city Saturday for a ten -day furlough. Mr. Reeder, who is a member of the Mars Island Naval band, enlisted for a period of four years and has served one year and nine months of that time, as he began service prior to to the entrance of the United States into the war. He was educated in the schools of Ogden and attended the Weber acad emy. At the time of his enlistment he was employed as a carpenter. . He will return to Mare Island Fri day where he will complete the re maining two years and three months period of his enlistment. v TERRIFIC FIGHTING 1 THE CLOSIIG DAYS OF THE The Rev. Godfrey Matthews re ceived yesterday a letter from his friends of university and college davs, Adjutant Donald F. Mackenzie, who I nas Dcen in the thick of the war witl Germany since Aug. 6, 1914. and wh( "thank God has not suffered so mucl as a bad cold during tho trying time.' in Mesopotamia, and the onward pus! in France." When last heard from, Mr. Macken zie vontured the prophecy that th( war would be over in four months that was in July last. Not a bar guess as guesses went during the conflict He continues: "Well, it's over, and thank God foi that. The last three months were strenuous but in the right direction and, with this finish, the effort was repaid. Personally, I came away from the old battery at the end of Julv to an adjutancy, and so was saved a , certain amount of the hardship ol : those weeks. As for details, and . achievements, I fancy you know more of these than I do, as we didn't get newspapers as you did. Fighting was pretty stiff at times, and the labor of the advance for everybody, but es pecially for the gunners was terri fic. Horses a.nd.men were worked to death as you can imagine, owing to the great amount of ammunition used, and the fact that it was a moving fight. Every day meant a broader zone of desolation behind us, and far ther to bring the 'stuff,' while, tho country of the operations was a wil derness of trenches, shell holes, wiro and ditches and at all times it became a sea of mud, red stained, in addition to all its other well known qualities. "Still, the business went on steadily, as you know and well, here we are not far from Maubeugo with part of the army already on its way to Rhlneland; and let's hope and pray that nothing will occur to interfere with the peace consummation. "True, some of us would have pre ferred that no German foot stood on French or Belgian soil when the arm istice was signed, but everv day's de lay meant blood, and even at the sac rifice of the joy of breaking the enemy hordes in two (as would have been done in a very few days), it was un speakable joy and relief to know that the end had come." TRIBUTE IS PAID TO JUDGE M'CARTY The following appreciation of the Hon. W. N. McCarty, of the Supreme Court of tho Statae of Utah was de livered by Judge A. E. Pratt in dis trict court this morning: "Let the record show that on De cember 20th, 1918, the Hon. W. N. Mc Carty, one of tho justices of the su preme court of Utah, died at his home in Salt Lake City, and that his funeral takes place on this day. As a mark of the esteem in which ho was held 'by the Judges of this court, tho members ot the bar and the citizens generally, and as some appreciation of his ster ling citizenship, his great ability as a jurist and his long public service to this state. It is ordered that this di vision of the court stand adjuorned until Friday morning, December 27th, 1918, at ten o'clock, at which time the committee, heretofore appointed by the judges of this court for the purpose of draftlngapproprlate resolutions, will present the samo and at which time the two divisions of this court will con vene in Department No. 1 for the pur pose of receiving those resolutions." i oo H, M. MacCRACKEN DEAD. ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 24. Henry i Mitchell MacCracken, chancellor eme ritus of New York university, died In a hospital here today. He was 73 years old fr MAJOR DELANNEY DEAD. DES MOINES, la., Dec. 24. Major E. L. Delanney, chief medical officer at Fort Dest Molncs hospital, died ear ly today after a week's illness from in fluenza. His home was in Omaha. Neb. oo READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS,. REAO. THE CLASSIFIED ADS. TOOK PART IN WORK OF SBG THE SUBMARINES Recorder Critchlow is in receipt of a fine letter from his son, Marcus, at present serving with the Q M. C. or the hydroplane service, in Wex ford, Ireland. Marcus tells of great work done by his branch of the ser vice and of five "subs" downed to Davy Jones by his own company. Operating at a part of the Irish coast where the subs frequently came, the boy has accounts to tell of "put ting them under for good and for all." oo BOYS APPEALED TO BY RICHARD ITTON Richard Hatton of tho United States Boys Working Reserve, has given out tho following statement today: "That the agriculturists of the Unit ed States are a unit on the Import ance of continuing the United States Boys' Working Reserve ns a peace or ganization is indicated by the appeal to the American people, just made by the National Board of Farm organiza tions, representing practically every farmer in the country. In its state- ninnt rniraplln r l - l i . x ; with recommendations as to overcom ing the present shortage of farm help the national board recommends "the intensive training of boys in accord ance witht he plans of the U. S. Boys' , Working Reserve, United States Em . ployment service, and the board fur ther urges that the department of la ibor be given facilities for carrying out the plans necessary to bring the Boys' Working Reserve to its fullest effi ciency.. "In view of the estimated shortage i of farm labor in 1919 and the greatly j increased demand for agricultural pfo jduction by the United States the U. S. Boys' Working Reserve will be one of the main agencies in saving the world from a serious food shortage If not from actual famine." I uu I j ONLY BE CASES j OF THE liFLOEH j Good news for Christmas Eve. The . influenza epidemic went down to nine new cases reported yesterday and only one death, since the Standard went to s press. Here's wishing all the patients a 1 Happy Christmas and a complete re : covery. OBJECTIONS ICE TO THE UNIFORMS That the introduction of the wearing of uniforms among high school stu dents as a part of the proposed mili tary training, will result in a sharp falling off in attendance, is the opin ion voiced by a prominent Ogden citi zen who has given much conscientious thought to the question. In a letter written to the Standard, the following statement is made: "The government Is saying so much about education these days and empha-1 sizing the necessity of high school and COlleze Work. Flvdrv onmmntAml day there is a deploring wail as to the small percentage who take advantage of the high school. Tho children them selves love to go to school so why do they quit? And why it It that so manv boys will not return to high school this year as is being reported by many of the teachers. "This is the reason. A poor boy wants to feel that he looks as well as other boys and he cannot stand an outlay of $30 for a uniform which he will outgrow by the next year, it is said non-essentials are to be lopped off, because it is pleasing to the eye to see all dressed in uniform. Is it an essential to dress in uniform unless some different arrangement can be made? "Also for the growing boy, isn't there something about that to be con sidered? "We know it is not compulsory but It amounts to that when it touches the pride. Think it over." uu BIENNIAL REPORT OF STATE SCHOOL FOR DEAF AND BLIND The following is an extract from the report made by the president of the board of trustees of the Utah School for the deaf and blind to Governor Si mon Bamberger; "Dear Sir: I have the honor on be half of the board of trustees of sub mitting to you the biennial report of the Utah school for the deaf and blind, covering the period from November 30 1916, to November 30, 191S. "The report of Superintendent Drlggs, which is herewith submitted, sets forth In detail all matters per taining to tho institution. His report will receive, I am sure, your full con sideration, as you have always evi denced your Interest in tho afflicted boys and girls of our state by your devotion to this schooP which was or ganized and is being maintained for the help and education of the deaf and blind children. "For tho board of trustees, allow me to express our appreciation of the ex cellent devotion and service rendered by Miss Maud May Babcock, who re tired as president oftho board. Julv .36, 1917. Miss Babcock, during th'o RED FLAG RIOTING IN BERLIN see" "P'ZZ '7S lb. '-ous DrandonbrS Ealo, , norn period of twenty years of service on the board and as its president, devot ed months of time and exercised re markable ability in building up our school. As a result of her intelligent work and that ol her associates on the board and of the good work of the superintendent anil faculty, our school today ranks among the best institu tions of the land. This statement of our standing is based upon a careful analysis of reports of similar institu tions and from personal visits made by myself and other trustees to In stitutions in the east and west. "Your policy of so educating the pir pils that they will become self-supporting is being carried out, and that too as economically as possible. A careful analysis of the report show ing the occupation of graduates dis closes the fact Ihnl 05 nor r.Qr f nnr doaf graduates and 75 per cent of oui blind graduates are self-supporting We cannot expect to attain 100 pei cent in this respect though our aims arc set that high." The report goes on to state that the decrease in attendance is largclj caused this year by the epidemic which detained many pupils at their homes. A recommendation of the superin tendent that Utah follow the lead ol other states in restricting attendance at the school to pupils under 21, and of the appointment of a traveling teacher for the blind is also contained in the report. It is thought .by Su perintendent Frank M. Driggs and his board of trustees that great good can be accomplished by a traveling teach er who would make it his business to cover the state and get intimately and helpfully in touch with the adult blind. For this purpose an appropriation of $2500 is suggested. The school asks for an appropria tion of $150,019.54. oo LIEUT. G. 0, M'LEOD BACK FROM CAIP, Lieutenant G. D. McLeod and his wfie have just arrived in Ogden from' Camp Travis, Tex., where on the same day Mr. McLeod was discharged as sergeant and promoted to a first lieu tenancy. What the future will demand of him in his army work, the lieutenant was' unable to say. but he hopes it means' an indefinite stay in Ogden recruiting; for the army of the United States. oo Deaths and Funerals CHANSLOR Funeral services for Barbara Jane Chanslor, young daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ubert Chanslor,' were held yesterday afternoon in Og- ' den city cemetery. EMMERTSON The funeral cor- ( tege for John Er Emmertson left the i Lindquist chapel at 1 o'clock this af-l. ternoon. Bishop E. A. Olson will con- ANDERSON Services for Miss Pearl L. Anderson were held yester day afternoon in Ogden city cemetery, with Bishop's Counselor Albert Bell presiding. Counselor Bell made the funeral sermon and a solo was ren dered by Perry Johnson. JEWEL The funeral cortege for Mrs. Mary Alice Jewel and her daugh ter, Jennie, left the Larkln chapel" at 1 o'clock loday and will go to Roy cemetery, where services will be held at tho grave. s FERRIS The funeral cortege for : Mrs. Mary E, Ferris left the residenco I of D. F. Seery, 1159 Twenty-fifth street, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Ser vices will be held In Mountain View cemetery. ' BROWN Thomas I. Brown, 28 years of age died at his home In North Ogden at 7:50 o'clock last evening of pneumonia. He is survived by his -wife, Emma Harris Brown, and a daughter, Phyllis. His parents and! the following brothers and sisters also1 survive: John and William Brown,' Jeanctte Hensen, Zina Hamby, Dora' Peterson, Nettle Hunter and Miss Ber-I tha Brown. The decedent was a faith- .....v.. w. A. w. bUUltll UilU I at the time of his death was In tho presidency of the M. I. A. The body Is at the Larkln chapel awaiting funeral arrangements. RENO The funeral cortege for Sarah Jane Reno left the residence at!' 2 o'clock this afternoon. Services in i Ogden city cemetery' will be conducted by-Rev. John W. Hyslop. ' . : ' RUSSIM CASE WILL BE LAID PARIS. Dec. 2-1 The British gov eminent will lay before President Wil-1 1 son all information It has gathered re- specting the Russian situation. s Dispatches from Archangel point out c that the Bolshevik forces there are c Well Rllnnll'Pfl A mr enrinnr .nnn i-l avuuili) lUIUlSB IU r the Allies in northern Russia who I have an enormous front to guard would result, It is said, in tho terri 5 tory being over run by the Bolsheviki and probably the massacre of those . Russians who have been friendly to r the Allies. ; It has been suggested that more seasoned troops should be sent to Rus sia. Sections of public opinion here and in France, however, are opposed ;,to entering into a further large ven ture into Russia which might mean the starling of a new war. OO j W PRICES NEW YORK, Dec. 21 The plight I of babes who are emaciated on-the dav of. Christmas because the high cost of milk forbids the purchase of this nourishment by mothers who are poor I occupied the attention of investiga-j tors today at the John Doe inquiry i into the milk situation. I Conditions which exist among New iuitt. uiumreii ngni up to Christmas eve," were described by Mrs. Mary Sullivan, welfare worker, who produc ed photographs of babies suffering from the lack of milkv John D. Miller, lawyer and farmer of Susquenna and Pottstown, Pa., gen eral counsel for the Dairymen's league and recently chosen its vice president, a position which he said bee had not; yet accepted, was on tho stand the greater part of the day. He studied the photographs shown by Mrs. Sulli van and exclaimed: "Poor little kids! They look as if they did not have much chance." "It's a damned shame," said John T. Dooling, an assistant district at- 1 torney who is conducing tho inquiry. Mrs. Sullivan said she would spend Christmas Eve trying to raise money 1 to buy milk. "They are about half Jead," she testified. 1 "They are just like, little animals." 1 3xclaimed Magistrate McAdoo, presid- mg. "Are they little starved ani uals?" "Yes," replied Mrs. Sullivan. oo 1 OBJECTORS TO ARMyjERVICE Petition of Leniency Has I Been Presented to the Secretary of War.' j WASHINGTON. Dec. 24 A delega tion of friends and relatives of con scientious objectors to military serv ice, laid before Secretary Baker a pe tition bearing 15,000 names, asking the I immediate release for the 300 prison lers of this class as an act of Christ mas leniency. Dr. John L. Elliott, head of Hudson Guild settlement, New York, who acted as spokesman, said tho committee did not come to uphold in any degree the principles of conscientious objectors but to ask "for mercy, the only reason for holding these further prisoners having passed with the conclusion of hostilities." Secretary Baker said the whole ' subject was under advisement and ; that a decision was awaiting a report from a board of review ordered to cx- amine carefully into every case. s f r I WASHINGTON Dec. 21 The Amer ican Red Cross Is about to send a spc- j clal mission to Siberia to invostigatoJ conditions there for the war council. It' will be headed by George W. Sim- I ions, a St. Louis merchant. I LIEUT. E. L, ran CABLES FROM RUSSIA j Lieutenant Earl L. Packer, son of 1 Urs. Ellen Packer, of Ogden, with tho W merlcan military commission in Rus- m sin. has arrived at Archangel, in north- 1 ?rn Russia, according to the advices 1 ontained in a cablegram received to- 1 iimy uy mrs. racKer. Tbo young offi- -W cer advised his mother that he also received ten letters and two packages, Lieut. Packer was connected with , the state department at Washington .before the United States entered tha , I war. He was sent to Petrograd as a j secretary in the United Stales cm- bassy under Ambassador David R ', Francis. When the Kerensky regima was overthrown, the American embas sy went to Vologda, where it remained for a short time and then to Moscow. Tho Americans could not leave the lat ter city until they had secured per- ' mission from the Bolsheviki, who ir. ; turn referred tho matter to the Gorman ' military governor for approval. Tho American embassy and mission, in which Packer was commissioned a , lieutenant, then went to St Petres- I burg and on to Finland; thence to $ SAvedon by rail and to Norway. At k ,g Norwegian port their safe arrival was ; $! announced by tho state department at S Washington. They left the Norwegian ' fjc port for Archangel, and the trip usu : B ally occupying twenty -four hours un- jm der normal conditions, took one month SjJ and twenty-four days. u Lieutenant Packer said in advices Hp1 to his mother recently that he had not Ei heard from "the states" for six montht and then thirty letters came in a ' ffi bunch. - I1 He made Little reference to the cha otic conditions in Russia, on account : jyl of the strong censorship rules In ct tj' feet in that country. ' nn DR. MOTT OF THE Y. EC. A. SPEAKS NEW YORK, Dec. 2-1. "If I have g not been efficient I ought to be re- jbaj moved." said Dr. Molt. "If anybody; tyn olse has, he or she ought to be re moved. We want to know our short--comings, both of. ommission and com-. Ifjj mission so far as aro possible to mak6 &o them known and have them correct-: ' " 3ouj cd." ; Uc'ta The turning the inquiry over to tbo i&g war department was based on a reporf of E. C. Edrop. a Y. M. C. A. chaplain fcop who had made a preliminary Investi- jsjg gation by examining written com- ; plaints regarding the association sor- lid vice and who had interviewed return' j '(tt ing soldiers. & Summarizing specific complaints Mr- c' , Edron stated that the soldiers charged Ita that in a certain sector canteen : Jj3gn charges were excessive; in others that ' fej) there was lack of supplies for free dis- S' tribution near the firing lines and in some cases for sale as well; that there , ; was a congestion of secretaries in flji some cities and a noticeable lack of I (workers near the front at some points; fu I that some secretaries alienated tha jfART sympathies of the troops through an 11 j assumption that their mode of living j , ' J was demoralizing, and that workers n (did their tasks grudgingly and refused Ql whenever possible. On the other hand, Mr. Edrop said' ovidence was abundant, including of- 'D2y ficlal citations by American and AI- Kiry, lied commanders, of the heroism and .3,2o devotion to duty of many Y. M. C. A. JHie jj( workers. 4 dvic Pending an official investigation, the 1. chaplain urged that Y. M. C. A. sec- Ion5 , rctaries be instructed to lay empha-w()g0c sis upon the new tradition created by Socai our men of ahc A. E. F. In contrast mfyiUiQj8 to the old assumption that the "sol 6 dier hopelessly tempted was different JL from the civilian." COMMITTEE SENTENCES j W WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 DcathrJ, "wi sentences Imposed by court martJVfi , for desertion upon Recruit F. C Lauk H. and Private George A. Jacobs, 15th ,n32;ti.l2 fantry, were commuted by Presldntajici y0 Wilson today to dishonorable dischargJ'fiiU ir and twenty years imprisonment avM ' hard labor. Laub was convicted a.s Camp Dodge, la., and Jacobs at Camfra Shelby, Miss. , S RECEIVE WAR CROSSES J Jjfeoj NEW YORK. Dec. 24 Lieutenant J WWf Harry C. Sosslons, formerly a Nej Mpg Mexico prospector, roturnlng with xi JMMM I distinguished scrrlco cross, also a3"M Ion board the transport France todaJCt