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MONTANA'S STALWARTS ARRIVE.
r A Busy Day Among Followers of Fife and Drum. . General M. P. Miller, Com manding Harbor Defenses, Ordered to Manila. General Merritt rested a little while yesterday, but the work of or ganizing the second Manila expedi- I tion did not pause. General E. S. Otis kept straight ahead at the job and at a late hour last night was pondering over army returns at the headquarters in the Phelan building. W: is regarded now as settled that General Merritt will take to Manila on the next expedition the squadron of the Fourth United States Cavalry now at the Presidio and the Eigh teenth and Twenty-third United States Infantry regiments, due in San Francisco to-day. The troopers of the Fourth Cavalry will probably leave their horses here and get mounts at Manila. Assurance has been given that the Seventn Califor nia Volunteers will go with the next expedition. The work of getting the fleet in shape to receive the troops gains come impetus under General Merritt't; direction. The steamship China is hastily discharging cargo in order to join the neet without delay. The Zealandia will be the first ship ready, as the work of preparation on that vessel is w.ll advanced. The Colon will not be far behind the Zealandia. At lost accounts the Centennial and Ohio were on the Sound. Five trains of the Southern Pa cific bringing 1210 men of the Eighteenth and Twenty-third United States Infantry regiments will arrive to-day at noon. T.ie Southern Pacific figures that the two battalions from .North Dakota will arrive here to morrow. The South Dakota regi ment is booked to arrive- early in the vreek, but no date is given. Jolonel Marcus P. Miller. Third Unit f I States Artillery, who was recently raced in command of th ? defenses of Ban Francisco harbor by order of Gen eral Merriam, was da^ before yester day appointed by the President briga dier general of volunteers. Yesterday General Miller received orders by wire ip 'in the Secretary of War directing him to report to Major General Merritt. It is clear now that General Merritt is point? to assign to duty with the second Philippine' expedition as many regular officers and so! li^rs as can be spared from this country. General Miller is if the ablest officers' in the United States army. His record for bravery and judgment on the field of battle is unsurpassed, and this fact is well un derstood by General Merritt, as the two officers were near to each other in the closing campaign of the Civil War. house at the Presidio in which ral Miller dwells may hereafter be known at the post as the "House of Brigadiers." Colonel S. B. M. Foung, Fourth United States Cavalry, lived there a short time before he was pro •d to the grade of brigadier gen eral. His successor on the premises, Colon,d K. B. Wllllston, Third Artil lery, lived in the house but a little while before he received his star. Lieu tenant Colonel Wallace F. Randolph. Third United States Artillery, cainc to the house from Fort Riloy. Kansas, passed part of one night and the whole ne day under its roof, and shortly after was appointed brigadier - of volunteers. When Randolph went east Colonel Miller, who had not the Slightest idea of further promotion on this sphere, came over from Ansel Isl and and established himself in the house that Randolph had just vacated. *r Now a 6tar falls on Miller. It is sug gested in civil circles that General Dickinson should apply to the post commander at the Presidio fur the privilege of sleeping one night in that lucky house. Major David 11. Kinzie. Third United States Artillery, will succeed General Miller In command of the artillery de fenses of this harbur. The command embraces the batteries at Fort Point, mortars, dynamite guns, twelve and ten inch breech-loading rifles and ;Uho the high-power guns at Lime Point and the batteries of AJcatraz. The rapid fire guns controlling the mine fields of the bay also come under the supervi eion of the commander of the artillery defenses. The following order was yesterday is sued by General Merria.ni. command- Ing the department of California: Major William W. McCammon, assistant ad jutant seneral. [Tnlted States Volunteers, la relieved from further duty at IheM head quarters. In or,der to enable him to report t>< Major General 15. S. Otln for assignment to duty under telegraphic inMnicllOiia Irum the ■\\"a.r Department of the 2:td instant. ? The O. & O. steamship Doric, which sailed for the Orient yesterday, will put in at Honolulu, and there overtake' the licet of the rh-st Manila expedition which sailed from this port last Wed nesday. Three large bundles of The Call of Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week were placed in the hands of ihe Doric's purser, and the papers will be distributed, one of each d<it<>. to every mnn aboard the Peking. Austra lia and City of Sydney. Therefore the officers and enlisted men of the Four teenth United States Infantry and the California and Oregon volunteers ac companying the expedition will have the privilege of rending the elaborate report of the great "send off" which the expedition received in the bay <if San Francisco, and also the news of the world for two days later. The Call was the only San Francisco newspaper with which the Doric was supplied. The number of troops furnished by CaJlfornia under the first call, together (with the number asked for under the Vecond call of the President, wiM en title this State to two brigadier-gen erals. It is paid that Eugene P. Mur phy of San Francisco : stands a■ v fair chance of getting a commission of this Krade. He is . a well-known citizen, - a man of character and ability and a j West Point graduate of distinction. He graduated from the Military Academy in the class of 1867 and served in the army, chiefly in the Second United States Artillery, until 1872, when he re signed to follow civil pursuits. He served in California, Alaska, Washing ton and Arizona. Among his compan ions of the regular service in the field were Governor Lord of Oregon and Dr. George Chismore of this city. At the first signal of the present war Mr. Murphy tendered nis services to the War Department and his applica tion for service is now on file In Wash ington. During his career as an army officer he received the highest com mendation from his superior officers. The United States naval rendezvous, No. 10 California street, will be open to-day and to-morrow, enlisting a gang of Naval Reserves for the Mohican. The Navy Department is In a hurry to put this vessel on some kind of special duty. CAMP RICHMOND. All the Troops Abundantly Sup- piled With Wholesome Rations. Brigadler-General 11. G. Otis of Los An geles, who has just received his appoint ment from President MeKinley, visited Cnmp Richmond yesterday and made an informal call upon Colonel Berry. The general inspected the Seventh's camp and visited the others. His visit had no sig nificance, and Colonel Berry stated that military matters were not discussed. Captain Mallory of General Otis' staff was busy yesterday inspecting the ord nance of the various commands; Major ! Moore also accompanied him. He was -out for the purpose of supervisir.gr the erection of the field hospital, which is in course of construction. General E. S. Otis 1 headquarters have been erected, and he will probably assume chnrsre ti -morrow, bu* rono of the officer? j seems to have any definite idea of the exact day v.iien ... u..i esiabuaii himseil ! in ni.j new '«nmian«l. Colonel Little of the Twentieth Kansas is (icieriniii. lua command .snail have a band. He made the necessary requisi tions for instruments, but these'were dis approved by the Government, so Colonel Little wired the Mayors of the different Kansas towns from which the regiment comes asking for donations with which to buy instruments. The replies were quick and numerous, and so far the following amounts have been received: Minneapolis $20, Abilene $40. Paola $50, Fort Scott $90 Lawrence $150. Salina $50. Ottawa $100* The generous response of the citizens of Kansas is greatly appreciated by the regi ment. " ' The Thirteenth Minnesota received a lot of clothing supplies yesterday, and the First Wyoming Battalion was issued ten days emergency rations. The band of the First Colorado will give a concert at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The Minnesota regiment gave a regimental parade on Point Lobos avenue yesterday afternoon. The recruiting of the Four teenth Infantry continues quite lively and Lieutenant Hunt is getting in men as fast as he can have them examined. The colonels of the variqus commands are highly indignant over the published report that the men of Camp Richmond are starving. Many of t»-3 men are sick from being overfed; in r.ict, they cannot eat that which is given them, so numer ous are the donations that are daily re ceived. In addition to what is given the soldiers by the people, they are abundant ly supplied with wholesome rations. by the Government. The condition of Private Sharpe of Com pany H, Seventh Regiment, who is ill in the French Hospital with pneumonia, re mains unchanged. A private from Com pany E was taken to the hospital yester day. He is ill with meningitis. Under the President's call for additional troops, it seems to be the opinion of offi cers that instead of forming new regi ments, the present ones will be enlarged, that is. that the additional quota fr-.m each State will be absorbed by the pres ent organizations. This will mean an in crease in each company of twenty-live " mcn ' . » IHE HAWbEKb DEL.iVEI-.ED The Great Ropes That Will Tow the Monterey to Manila Completed. The twelve-inch Manila hawsers that are to be used to tow the monitor Mon terey to the Philippines were delivered to the commandant of the navy-yard yester day. The prompt delivery of the great ropes to the Navy Department was some what of a surprise to the officers of the yard, as they were of the opinion that there was no factory on the Pacific Coast that was capable of turning out such hawsers on such short notice. On Thurs day forenoon the otllceis of the navy yard, after it was determined to send the Monterey to Manila, began to arrange for the towing of the vessel part of the way to tli© port Dewey had succeeded in clearing of Spaniards. Large and specially made hawsers were required. By noon of that day tiie Tubbs Cordage Company was asked if such work could be done on the coast and what time would be re quired to fill the order. With the inquiry was a special request to the effect that it would be a great favor if the hawsers could be completed by Monday night. Half an hour later .111 answer was given stating that the work could be done on tiie coast and that the hawsers couid be delivered by 4 o'clock on Saturday. At 2 o'clock on Thursday the order was given fur the hawsers, and yesterday afternoon they were delivered. The great ctane at i.be navy-yaid 111 ted them trom the deck Dt the tug Reliance a few minutes before ( o'clock, and as they swung onto the dock the sailors and marines of the few ves sels at the yard cheered the manufactur ers again and again for the prompt re sponse, to Iho emergency order uuring these war times. 'Jhe delivery of the hawsers was made the occasion of an excursion by the em p.'oyes of the Tubbs Cordage Company. I'he factory was dosed for the day, and three tuga were employed to take them all to the navy-yard and cheer at the lelivcry of the great ropes that grew out • t the work of their hands. Each of tiie three great hawsers measured 1200 feet 11 length, and the weight of each of them was 5200 pounds. All three of them were loaded en tiie Reliance, and the Sea jueen and Sea King carried most of the employes of the factory. Most of the of lcers and invited friends of the company ivent on the Reliance, and all three tugs aero, gayly dressed for the occasion. The officers at the navy-yard slace great faith in the Manila hawsers 'or towing purposes manufactured by the rubbs Cordage Company. In tests they lave proved to be superior to anything he navy has yet been able to secure, and THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, MAY 29, 1898. there was much enthusiasm shown at the prompt delivery of the order. Among those In the excursion party were: A. C. Tubbs, president of the com pany; Charles \Y. Kellogg, secretary; W. B. Tubbs, Lieutenant J. Oyster, A. N. Peach. W. S. Spinney, William Anderson, Captain C. Chiuenden. J. Niederost, John Phelps, John Campbell. Edward Kverett, H. F. Fortmann, W. D. Bradford. Greg ory- Hart, B. C. Hawes, John Fulton, Walter Scharetg and Charles Zahn. BIG BATCH OF GENERALS. Deserving Men Who Will Wear Flannel Abdominal Bands. One of the biggest batches of brigadier generals ever created in one day was sent to the Senate Friday by the President. The list embraces many of the deserving, some of the undeserving and a few of the useless. It will be noted with special gratification in the United States army circles that Marcus P. Miller, colonel of the Third Artillery- and the officer in charge of the artillery defenses of San Francisco harbor, is in the list. A more deserving promotion could not have been made. Lieutenant-Colonel Wallace F. Randolph, Third Artillery, a gallant and deserving officer of renown, Is also em braced in the list. Every new brigadier who Is destined for service In the Philippine Islands will doubtless wear the nannel cholera belt around his ample abdomen. Word lias b( en passed along the line that the belt is a good thing for the tropics. Lieutenant Strother of the regular infantry, who was recently promoted to major and engineer officer of volunteers, is said to be a con vert to the flannel belt. It is suspected that Major-General Merritt 's advice to mothers and fathers of volunteers that their sons in the service should obey army commands afcd wear the flannel cloth was given to the press by Lieu- I Strother in the absence of any definite military Intelligence. It is a very clever tactician who can lure a newspaper man in the quest of news into the accept ance of a glowing description of a cholera belt. A man with a genius for this kind of business ought to be very acceptable at tin- headquarters of the department of the Pacific. A retired colonel of the British army, who served many years in India, has been telling Major Edward Field, U. S. A_, that no soidier should thlnlc of going to Manila without a cholera belt. Kvery day for weeks the colonel went to Major Field's office in the Phelan building to explain just how the belt should be made and worn and where the material could be procured in Calcutta. Of course International law may construe flannel for belting brigadiers as contraband of war. and in that event the material could not be obtained in a neutral port. Major Field has all thia information In writing. and would no doubt supply it on demand to Major General Merrltt or Lieutenant Strother. When Major Field was not in his office the British colonel committed the injunctions to writing, hence* the ma jor is in possession of the original manu script on this important subject. With duo regard to the military wis dom of Major General Merritt and the aggregated military lore of all the newly h;i tolled brigadiers It may be contended that our troops for Manila catinot con form to all the injunctions for the preser vation of health in the tropical Orient. The Tiritish colonel tells Major Field that no soldier can stand exposure to the sun Tf the Philippines without an umbrella. He also declares that the ordinary Amer [ca-n tent would ho useless at Manila, as 'ho sun's heat would instantly go through It This being the case the men should be provided with huts and umbrellas. More iver, Major Field is informed that the ■;o!dior must wear n long strip of thin nusliii around the waist to prevent the cartridge belt from chafiing the skin. A little reflection must convince one hat it is impossible to take along every hing absolutely needed to promote rom 'ort In the tropics, hence there should be m agreement to take only the absolutely leceasary articles. The best authorities iftroo that thf* cholera belt holds thehlgh •st place In the emergency list. The Call's nformation is that the British colonel )lncos it first in his ideal requisition. A cork helmet is another article that is ;a!<l to be requisite for field service in the Philippines. Major Field was inform". l hat the real thing In this line could be >rocured in Calcutta, but this again >rin:-s up the question of contraband foof'-. Is a cork hat contraband of war? Pliat is a question that General Merritt nay have to refer to his Judge-Advocate, t was Major Field's judgment that the British colonel's cork helmet, constructed md braced as the sample shown at the building, was not to be compared vith the light straw hat of American nanufacturo. There is a great deal of merit in the iropositlon that troops should obey the In unction of the Sanitary Corps and never ;o across the street witnout the flannel >elt. There was some sagacity, too, in be manner in which the Examiner was ed Into ambush and persuaded to pub "CLOSE ORDER AT ThjE COLORS!" SCENE AT THE FIRING DRILL ON THE RESERVATION. llph as an interview with Major-General Merritt an elaborate commendation of the flannel belt. GENER\LS COiNSULT. The Work of Outfitting the Sec- ond Manila Expedition to Be VjqoPotisly Pushed. Major-General Wesley Merrltt spent the i greater part of yesterday In consultation with Brigadier-General Klwel] S. Otis, I who is to command the second Manila ex pedition. The plans of the expedition were thoroughly discussed and the neces i sary work was mapped out. There Is a great deal to be done in the way of equip ping the volunteers, who, above all things, need a large quantity of proper clothing, and many of them must be sup ; plied with arms. The worK of equipment will In itself take considerable time, and hence the date o. the palling of the trans ports cannot as yet be definitely fixed. It Is safe to say, however, that the ex : pedition will not be ready to sail in less A CHANGE IN COMMAND. From a Photograph by Taber. Captain C. L Hooper, Who Will Take Charge ol Admiral Deweu's Dispatch Boat, Captain C. 1,. Ilcoper of the revenue ciitter service and for the past two years superintendent of construction and repair for the service at this port has been detached from his present duty and ordered to proceed to Manila and as sume command of Admiral Dcwey's dispatch-boat, tlie McCulloch. Captain Hooper is one of the young officers of the service and stands near the top of his grade. He was appointed an acting third lieutenant In the rev enue cutter service in ISC4 from the Stale of California, and commissioned a third lieutenant in ISi;g, promoted to second lieutenant 1868, and to the grade of first lieutenant in IS7O. Ho was made a captain in IS7O, and has been on duty continuously on the Pacific Coast for the past twenty-five years. He has commanded all of the cuttws of the Pacific station, and at one time spent seven years on the Corwin, which vessel he considers the ablest in the fleet. For the past two years, in addition to other duties on shore, he has had command of the entire Bering Sea fie&t. Upon the outbreak of the war with Spain Captain Hooper was one of the first to apply for active duty afloat, choos ing for his command the McCulloch. He will sail with the second expedition for the Philippines, taking with him twenty extra men from the naval force here for service. Captain Hodgson of the McCulloch, the present captain, having exceeded the ace limit of command, will proceed to San Francisco upon the a^ rival of hU relief. I than ten days. Meantime, the troops are becoming accustomed to camp life and military discipline, and are being thor oughly drilled and otherwise put into good condition for an active campaign in the Philippines. Up to date there have been | live troop transport steamers secured— the China, the Zealandia, the Colon, the Cen tennial and the Ohio. The collier Peter Jebsen (now called the Brutus) may be able to carry about 300 troops. In addition lon iled. The work of getting these vessels | In condition and loading them with sup ! plus will be pushed with the utmost | vigor, the intention being to have them : all ready for sailing by the time the vol j unteers are completely outfitted. l*p to i the present time the purchase and char ! tering of transports has been done by tha ', Navy Department, but It is intimated that hereafter this business will be attended | to by the War Department. Brigadier Elwell Otis, owing to the rush i of business Incident upon the arrival of ! Major-General Merritt. was unable to move his headquarters from the Phelan ! building to Camp Richmond yesterday, but expects to make the move not later I than Monday. The quarters for himself and staff at Camp Richmond are about completed for their reception. The com modious-tents are well equipped with fur niture and conveniences, including tele phone and telegraphic connections. It is the desire of General Otis to be located at the camp as soon as possible, so that he can inaugurate a strict military disci pline and have all the troops destined for the Philippines thoroughly instructed in their duties. colonel j. B. Babcock, who arrived on Friday evening from Florida, yesterday entered upon the discharge of his duties as adjutant general on General Merritt's staff. He is well known in San Francisco, having served for a long time as adjutant on the staff of General Shafter, who had command of the Department of Cali fornia. Major E. H. Crowder, who also came j from the East, will be the judge advocate I and Colonel Charles McClure will be the chief paymaster of the expedition. CALIFORNIA'S QUOTA. A Ret'Ter Puzzling Telegram Received by Governor Budd From Secretary of War. Governor luidd yesterday received a dispatch from the Secretary of War stat ing that it Is estimated that It will require 1076 men to bring the California organiza tions already mustered in up to the maxi mum strength, and asking If that num ber of volunteers could be furnished. Adjutant-General Barrett, to whom the telegram was referred, replied in tne af firmative, adding that many more could be supplied and that they could be fully equlpped nnd uniformed at once. Under the second call for volunteers the quota of California was figured out to be 1942 men. The call, therefore, for 1076 is somewhat puzzling. Tt may mean that the balance of the 1!>-S2 will be required, after the 1076 have been disposod of In bringing up the various companies from 84 to 103 men, although to do this it Is fipured out thnt it will only take 808. Cap tain Carrlngton, the mustering officer, ha« sworn into the service j339 men up to the present time. Adjutant-Genera! Darrett In a later dis patch to the Secretory of War assured that official that California could at once furnish seventeen roippatiles of infantry and three troops of cavalry, and that ail were anxious for active service. WASHINGTON SOLDIERS- Have Received a Full Supply of Clothing and Equipage. Arms To-Morrow. The Washington volunteers at the Fon tana barracks have received their full supply of clothing and equipage, and they expect to be furnished to-morrow with rifles and ordnance 6tores from Benicla arsenal. This prompt equipment Is taken by the men to mean that they are to be sent to the Philippines at an early day. wnlch will be a most pleasing thing, as ; they are all anxious to co. The forty-five men of Company O who ' were made sick by eating deviled ham | sandwiches have nearly all recovered. j They received every possible attention j from the ladles of the Red Cross Society, who furnished trained nurses to attend them, and provided them with an abund ance of delicacies, for all of which the volunteers are very thankful. This morning the officers of the com mand, with their wires and lady friends. ! will take a yacht ride about the bay. The command lias been ordered to re ! port at the Memorial day parade to-mor row. It Is expected that Colonel Wholly and the regimental headquarters now at Van couver. Wash., will soon be ordered to Fontana barracks to join the two battal ions now there. TROOPS AT THE PRESIDIO Flag Presentation—Court-Mar tial at Fontnnß Bar racks. . Yesterday afternoon an elegant stand of colors was presented to the First Bat tery of the California Volunteers, stationed at the Presidio and in command of Lieu tenant Herbert Choynski, who was for merly a member of Governor Budd's staff. The presentation speech was made In a most felicitous and patriotic manner Hoitt's School. Hoitt'B School, at Burlingame. still maintains Its position in the front ranks of the preparatory schools on the Pacific Coast. It has Just closed the most successful year in Its history, and graduated ten young gentlemen. No where are boys better taught or better cared for In every respect. ! by Judge J. C. B. Hebbard in behalf ot the donors, Paul OestJng, Rudolph Flsch beck, Charles Newman, Edward M. Gra ney, SI Green, Charles Green. Charles F. .BeVg, Fred H. Bushnell. James W. Coff roth, Judge Hebbard, R. Hermansou, Thomas H. Williams, R. E. Miller, Ed ward F. Clem, L. M. Hoeffler, A. C. Freese and J. D. Sullivan, all of whom are the warm personal friends of Lieutenant Choynski. . _ A board of officers, consisting of Cap tain James O'Hara, Captain Benjamin H. Randolph and First Lieutenant George F. Bartlett, all of the Third Artillery, has been appointed by General Merriam to meet at the camp near Fort Wlnfleld Scott, at the call of its president, to revise the general rules and manuals prepared by the board of officers convened by spe cial order No. 156. There will be a general court martial at the Fontana Barracks, occupied by the Washington volunteers, next Thursday morning at 11 o'clock, for the trial of such prisoner? as may' be brought before It. The court will be conducted by Major J. J. Weisenberg, with W. V. Rinehart as ; iiirige advocate. No serious offenses are ■ "known to have been committed by any I of the Washington volunteers, and In all probability the few violators of the mili tary laws will be let down easy with a reprimand. The Sixth California Volunteers, in camp at the Presidio, have now been fully supplied with blouses, shoes and leggings, but as yet they have received, no hate, and they are in immediate need of trousers. However, they are being ' equipped as rapidly as circumstances will permit. They are anxious to receive or- j ders as to their destination and duties, and while not expecting to go to the Philippines on the second expedition, they hope to be ordered there eventually. There is some sickness in this command, the most serious cruses being caused by -pneu monia. Private Hoffman, of Company D. who has been very ill with pneumonia, is slowly recovering, but will be confined to the hospital for several weeks. Private Roberts, of Company G. is also a victim 01 this disease, and his oondition is con sidered dangerous. NEEDS OF THE RED CROSS. Donations of All Kinds Solicited 1 for the Boys. The ladles of the Red Cross Society are again In need of flannel for soldiers' bandages, their supply having been ex hausted by the number they have made during the past week, yet many more are They wish to suggest to those ladies forming clubs for the purpose of making them at their homes, that material can be obtained from the woolen mills at whole sale rates also that natural gray is the most desirable color, and that instructions or patterns can be had at the rooms of the society, 16 Post street. An article which might be contributed by those who prefer to make a variety of donations, is the invalid's slipper of eider down flannel, several pairs of which have been sent in by thoughtful ladles. The manner of making these slippers is most simple, and they add wonderfully to the comfort of convalescents, while many will doubtless find that they already have the material for several pairs on hand. A few other suggestions regarding the articles sent for distribution, and which add so much to a soldier's comfort, may not be amiss. All the old magazines or books consigned to upper closet shelves will if sent to the rooms of this society, be sorted, tied into neat and uniform par cel" for transportation, and help to while away many an otherwise lonesome hour for our boys. Everything In the way of hospital sup plies are needed, and your family Physi cian or drufiglst will give you a list of what these should be. In making the useful "housewife, so many of which are required, it is well to remember that, like its owner, it may know long hard service, therefore, a strong dark material Is preferable to the flimsy, though pretty, lighter silk so many are tempted to make use of. In furnishing them with the many necessary articles which even a man needs when away from the willing fingers of mother or sister, bear In mind that the thread should be coarse linen is preferable, and have a little roll of both black and white. Let the needles you quilt into the leaves of the "needle book" be coarse also; they are for men's unskilled fingers, and a darning nerdle and small, soft, ball of dirning cotton could be added. Have two sizes of the half dozen safety pins and three sizes of horn buttons. A. "row" or two of common pins, not too small a tiny ball of twine, for a string occasionally does not come amiss, and it might l>« well if some one remembered th;it perhajii n man. even, might use a thimble in .-*ewiug on buttons or darning his socks, as some will be sure to do. 11 there is a small pair of scissors you do not need, or a pair you feel inclined to buy, they will be a vast improvement over sawing off linen thread with a knife. If the thread is wound flatly on narrow cards It will take less room and present a neater appearance than in balls, whlcn give the receptacle an untidy loo<c A 7