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' The Sao Francisco Call
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THE Examiner gave half a dozen lines to the recent Sacra- j
rnento primary and concealed them on a back page, at the
bottom of a coiumn. The victory* of the Lincoln-Roosevelt
league in that primary made the most striking piece of political
news recorded in recent California history, but the Hearst papers
could see nothing in it. Why?
The explanation is not obscure. Hearst has effected an
alliance with Harriman for political purposes. In these^days you 1
will see nothing in the Examiner by way of criticism of thff Southern
Pacific company or the political activities of W. F. Hcrrin. .The
Sacramento primary and the remarkable victory of the Lincoln-
Roosevelt league delivered a decisive blow at Herrin and the
"organization." In the days before Hearst had concluded his alliance
with Harriman the Examiner would have printed a page about that
Sacramento primary. -
Hearst's speech at Jamestown was a direct bid for support by
"the interests/ and they are responding generously. Colonel
George Harvey is the editor of Harper's Weekly and the North
American Review. lie is the more or less, illustrious proponent
of Standard oil's defense, and the most conspicuous because the
most noisy opponent of the Roosevelt policies. Colonel Harvey is
now ready to take Hearst to his bosom. In Harper's Weekly he
remarks, with unction: "Indeed, we now find little that is objec
tionable and much that is pleasing in Mr. Hearst's papers." And
he is filled with admiration for Mr. Hearst's "broad, sane and reaily
strong utterar.ee at Jamestown." Isn't that lovely? ; 'r*
Hearst has no editorial policy but slush. His meaning and
intent are shown by the way he handles the news. He now sup
presses or obscures the facts that might damage his allies, Herrin
and Harriman. That is the politics of it.
THE billboards of a city should be made to yield a revenue to
the public treasury. That plan is followed in Rio\ Janeiro,
with notably good effect. Such advertisements are taxed on
space, and the consequence is great concentration, with
improved artistic effect. In a word, the object is gained by putting
brains in the advertising, and thus making it attractive by intrinsic
merit. The Rio Janeiro system is thus described:
Every business "sign" in Rio de Janeiro is taxed. Every sign in a
restaurant or cafe, similar to the placards one sees in oar restaurants, must
have a revenue stamp attached to it. Permanent signs are taxed on a per
manent basis, and temporary ones on a stamp basis. "To rent" signs
bear revenue stamps. Similarly billboards and notices on temporary in
closurcs of buildings.
The tax materially limits the extent of billboard advertising,
and that is a positive gain to the community, in view of the
unsightly features of these monstrosities. The revenue derived by
the municipality from this source amounts to some $40,000 a year,
and San Francisco . might very well take the -hint as a means to
help out a depleted treasury.
In Tacoma the -movement to limit billboard acjvertising has
taken another shape, but the object is the same? — to relieve the city
as far as possible from disfigurement. A local improvement society
has instituted a campaign of education, with a purpose to convince
advertisers that they are doing themselves no good by making the
town hideous. A combination of this method with the Rio Janeiro
plan might prove useful for the common good.
THE recent extraordinary prohibition movement in the southern!
states does not please the oldtimers, the mint julep colonels,
for whom Marse Henry Watterson may be assumed to
speak. This is the way he talks about the new; pro- 1
hibitionaries : j
Along with their crazy prohibition law — the vile, Illegitimate offspring i
ol a liaison between the Puritans of religion and the blacklegs of politics —
the result of a combine between populism, pure and simple, and a remnant
of what has the impudence to call itself democracy- — a duo between two
discordant musicians, Holey- Poky Smith, playing second fiddle to Tom
Watson — loom into view the familiar troop of humbugs, of the old firm of
Pecksniff, Giadband and company.
In fact, the movement is of another kind and does* not find
its impetus in pharisnism, as the blue grass colonels pretend.
According to the most impartial observers the people of the south
are voting for prohibition because they are convinced, that the
negro — their negro — cannot be trusted with whisky. It is in the
interest of industrial progress and efficiency that Georgia, Missis
sippi and other states have, voted prohibition.
IT is announced that the postofiice department will shortly begin
the annual systematic weighing of the mails to determine rail
road compensation for carriage. It may be timely to hazard
a hope that the opportunity will not be seized, as has been the
practice, to load up the mailba^s with congressional documents
and mutton pies, sent under frank. A carload of speeches ; by
Congressman Mulligatawney on the tariff, or a bale of printed
wisdom on the fisheries dispute by the member from Podunk, ; may
help materially to raise the average weight for which the govern
ment must pay on the assumption that Mulligatawney's activities
are normal. Then there was the queer but original plan of weigh
ing the mails for seven' days and taking its average for six days.
The whole scheme, as it used to be, was /devised to swindle the
treasury for the advantage of the railroads." Possibly these abuses
will be remedied or avoided in the forthcoming tests, but we have
not heard that steps have been taken to reduce the rates paid for
carrying the mails, which are stiil greatly in excess of those paid
for express matter. If the government had its mail matter car
ried as- cheaply as that of the express companies the postofScc
department might show a profit instead of a deficit. Few' forms
of enterprise have shown such vast and disproportionate profits
as the express companies.
That. 1,000 per cent profit is enough
to make Russell Sage turn in his grave.
Madame Anna Gould — ex-Castel
lane^ — is reported engaged to a prince,
Perhaps she thinks the 'higher the
Taft hopes, upon arriving home, to
find that there is truth in the old
saying, "Absence makes the heart
grow fonder."
A few days more and the mon who
likes his canvasback cooked 15 min
utes will be sneering at the man who
thinks 16 is right. '
» Missouri furnished corn cobs last
3'ear for 26,206,934 pipes. Now let's
hear from the, state that contributed
the most cabbage for cigars.
The king of Spain had to submit
to a surgical operation the other day.
Considering that three doctors took
part and that he is still alive, his
ailment could not have been very
serious. j
A : citizen discovered the other day
that he had been going afound for
two years withy at fractured skull.
Other residents of San Francisco have
worse head troubles than that and will
never discover it. \
Exchanges commenting on. the .re
cent utterances of Dr. David Starr
Jordan and Professor-Edgar L. Larkin
accusethe former of wanting to abol
ish marriage and the latter of favor
ing the killing off of two-thirds of .the
human race. No doubt both gentle
' W. H. Price' of Vacaville Is at the
B. S." .'. Kierech is at the Baltimore
from Oroville.-,-; ) r'x\
O. V. Alle'n ofiGbldfield is a guest
at the Majestic
E. N. Bender of Montreal is a guest
at the Fairmont.
H. Fauehenholt is at the Hamlln
from Los Angeles.
Gilbert Winters of New Tork is reg
istered at the ' Hamlin.
Alfred U. Castle of Honolulu. ls stay
ing at the, St.* Francis. •
Henry Fielding of St. Paul is reg
istered at the Dorchester."
H. Gardiner, a mining man of Fair 7
view, is at ; the 5 Jeff erson.
;\u25a0 E. J. Roos 'registered at the Jefferson
yesterday f rom^ Waterloo^:
LL Daly, a mining man from ;Reno, ]
is ; registered ' atj^the Dale. jj V
Ellwood Kaligreen of Santa Crui Us
a guest at the Grand i>
J, E. Stratton ; and J; ; R. Wren of
WatHonville - are at the
G. S. .Cutlery a » prominent banker '.; of
Calls toga, is staying " at the St. James.
Julius HechC a*! Los* Angeles capital
ist,- is registered at the.Grand Central,'
J. M. Phelan, ; a ; mining ; operator ,of
Boise, Idaho, is "staying at I the Ham! in.
> Dr. F.i;P. wHitehillfof ?Newi; Mexico
regi«tered at >,tho ''• Imperial * yesterday.
Uncle; Joe's Attitude
men consider themselves entitled to
damages from the papers that mixed
Stuyvesant Fish has not made any
reply to the charges made against
him by T. T. Harahan. While he is
waiting for; it Harahan would do. well
tp put in a week or so at Muldoon's.
A San Francisco woman applied for
divorce the other day, alleging that
she had* endured 31 years of contin
ual torture. One would think that she
would have gotten used to it in that
length of time, j
The Houston Post tells of a tomato
vine at Avalon, Cal., that is two years
old, 23 feet high and 35 feet in width.
Carry the news to Burbank. Even he
never knew of a tomato vine living be
yond one season.
It is said that Policeman Flynh
was intoxicated : when he took $400
from a counterfeiter who had been
arrested. Anyway, he was sober
enough not to take any of the pris
oner's bad money.
President Roosevelt took to the
woods yon Tuesday when the packers
were preparing his household effects
for removal to : Washington. -There
are troublous things that even the
big stick can not cope with.
The vice president of the : Standard
oil company warns the public to dis
credit any statements given? out re-:
garding the corporation unless signed
by; one of its r officials/ /The average
mortal fails . to see^ why. such a signa
ture should make a statement truthful.
Personal Mention :
E. WHlii, who Is in town for a few
days from Del : Monte, is at the Jeff
erson. " ::. .
Lieutenant R./A. D. Ford of Phila
delphia has apartments at the Im
perial. •••-..
C. D. Danaher. & Tacoma lumber
man, registered at the St. Francis
yesterday. B9B3£mRBSI
. I* ;. Goldwater \u25a0 and Mrs." Gold-water,
who are here from ' L.os Angeles,- are
staying; at ; the ;llajestlc: v ; -*. - v
John ,S. Bradstreet; an architect of
Minneapolis who has returned from the
orient, is at the Imperial.-; .}
J. R. Locke and Mrs. Locke of
Stockton, who are spending a' few days
here, are at the .St. James. {
.?:, E. W7;' Adams." a door and . window
sash - manufacturers of : Dubuque." la., r 7 is
a guest ; at : the , St. Francis. \ ; -
;"': A. F. Lippincott, ; ,~ Mrs^ Lippincott
and iMisg ! Louise /Lippincott of Phila
delphia; are" at the- Fairmont./
>W. Grebst ;of , and • A-
Hammarbcrg '"' of :. Stockholm, .Vho " are
touring : the ' world, , are guests at ; the
.H. Romans, a^ dry .; goods man, has, re
turned; from \u25a0 Los Angeles : to . reopen j his
business .here.. He is staying; at;' the
I Baltimore. , Bjg^teg^^^is^MqMM'
i-l Peter J. . Blinni '. W-\ S. . de . Turk. E. J.
Camm ; and\ Rev. J John ; : Partridge of : the
Knights Templar* are at lthe St.? James
i f rom ' Petaluma- , , |« " r \
By The .Call's Jester
I Sauerkraut should be cooked as seen
as possible after it has been picked. It \
should be eaten wito frankfurters — and
discretion. ;.-v . *i
Always remove the can from the peas :
before .cooking. i
Ham*' sandwiches are greatly im- !
proved by placing a slice of buttered
bread oh v cither -aide of the ham.
To ascertain whether fish Is tbo far
gone to be flt to- eat, taste it.
Ice cream makes delicious fritters If!
socked on a coaled i tove.
Never boll a- porterhouse steak. Bet-;
ter results are obtained by making It
into hash. \
There la much diversity of opinion
regarding how long, game should be
kept before using. A great deal de- .
pends upon what class . of neighbors
you hava. In come neighborhoods the
only way you can b^ sure of It ia to a
tat it aa soon as you get It. *
Save the \u25a0 strings from the string
beans. A bit of cord of tea comes in
handy. . -
: Onions or cabbage should be cooked
in the cellar, with the doors tightly
Do* not delude yourself with the
idea that* the best place to get mint:
for mint sauce Ib at tne mint. > Go out
to the Julep bed and pick it fresh.
Keep the vinegar tightly corked or
It win sour' on you.
Butter, pepper and salt win be found
a pleasing addition to baked potatoes.
• • • SBe£
"Papa, do you really believe that!
story about ' Jonah and .the whaler*
"I certainly do, my son." .
"I mean. , do you believe It when you
are talking to yourself, .or just when
"you are talking to mef
"Livkf orsikrlngselskad" is Norwegian
for : "life .insurance company." They
have been called shorter and . uglier
names than that in this country.
Answers to Queries |
. CAKDS-^A; S. C.; Oakland, CaL Th«
invention of playing cards has been at
tributed to various . nations. They are
said to have been known In India from
the ? earliest ages; ; : the Chinese claim
them ; as < the invention 'of . their > em
perors, and they are \u25a0' also .traditionally
ascribed to both tha Arabians and the
Egyptians. Historical mention is made
of cards , In Germany -in < 1275; In Italy
In ? 1299 and in France in 133 J- In an
ancient history of the garter there is
an extract from a* wardrobe account of
Edward I, dated 1377, in which a game
called ' four; kings ;is mentioned. As
Edward, before : his accession to the
throne, resided for • i some 1 years \la
Syria.' he may 'have learned to plaj
cards in that country arid Introduced
the game in England. 'Cards were
introduced into : Europe in the four
teenth century, having been brought
to Viterbo :,by . the ? Saracen* in ; 137 ft.
In the treasury books \ of Franc* there
Is an ' entry ; of "50 sols paid to Jacques
Gringonneur ; for three packs \ of : cards
for the amusement of the king (Charles
Vl)"i in" 1393,: one* year/ after: the king
lost his reason,' which . led to the erron
eous statement that playing cards were
invented | for" his , amusement. , Playing
cards -were fused \u25a0In France ?ln .'•: 1340, . be
fore :Charle» ! ascended . thel throne." : Dur-"
ing •' the ""; reign iof Elizabeth, Edward
Darcy : ; obtained a. patent for making
playing cards. Up to 1767 all cards had
white ibacka.'^ In that year.' John .Berk
"enhout Uook': outVa* patent for dicing,"
flowering, ; eta, the- backs' of playing
curds. '.'.''...'- ' ..- ; ' ; . "s^[email protected]^l
GOLDEN, JtJBELEE^-N. VN., > City. .If
you mean^ the! celebration of .the fiftieth
anniversary of the 'admission , of j Cali
fornia I into : the " Union of - states. - that
was September 9,\1900. : •'
KI^'D^rESS— M. IL, Cl ty. If, at ; some
time a relative did you a kindness and
y ou ; returned | th"c) kindness, the re Is ; no
occasion : for you to send ' a' present"
SEPTEMBER 28, 1907
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Rejoices over freedom from worries such
as fall upon heirs of millions which poor
relations and others have tried to attach
•j— vERHAPS you would cot care to inherit
f~7 a million if it caused you as ranch ar.
-*• noyance as such an inheritance has ifiven
tWo San Francisco heiresses. A few years back a Cali/oroia pioneer, Jacob Z
Davis brother in law and partner of another millionaire, 3oy<t cued and .en a
will in which hi* fortune was bequeathed to his late wue's meces, Luzabet.s
and Belle Mmr, the latter the wife of Architect John M. CaxUS.. l-.ere wa;
nothing unusual in such a bequest, for the girls had always bved wun their
uncle and aunt* and were more like daughters than nieces. But, oh what ,
a buzzing among the eastern poor relatives when they -heard ccvsin Jacob
had died and' left millions, and none to them!
Besides the will contests that followed other worries troubled the sisters.
The family physician, not satisfied with the- regular fee of attendance en the
aunt and uncle during their last illness, brought in a bill several yard* long
with a suit attached. Other, like accounts came in, besides requests ior
-charitable purposes and that sort of thing.' ilany a ume the heiresses
wished they were poor "and unknown. %{
-But time passed and they began to think everything was go^ig nicely
and that sorely every clopd has a silver lining, when Ust week came one
Laura Tracy in a renewal of the contest for the Davis millions.
Atop of this comes the opening of the Bertha Dolbeer will case, in
which the husband of Elizabeth Mmr, William G. Mugan, has found one .
of his greatest worries. . -.*%.•*
Now oughtn't we poor mortals who work for our hvipg and thinx cmr-
Sdves lnck>' if we can tip a waiter a quarter and stave o5 a tailor's bill
a -few weeks, be content with our lots?
Worries Attached
to Davis Fortune
\u25a0What a melancholy sight tha bottom ct San
Francisco bay must present! A direr re
cently told me of going down to the City of
Chester, sunk many years ago at the month of tfcs harbor by one of the large
China steamers.. He descended with a stout fceart and a v±ii iaured to the
tragedies of the sea, but when he saw two sisiers of charity sleepins quietly
La their berths, and, near by, a man on hia knees, spraying back and forth
vith the motion of the tide, and a dim. mysterious light over all tha somber
objects, his heart failed him, and he gave the signal to be hauled abcre. Ths
San Rafael lies there, too. She went down in ISOI, sent to the bottom by
a collision with another steamer in the fog.. The relentless tide runs over
her cozy cabins and beautiful stairway, dank wita the passage of tins.
Melancholy Sights
at Bottom of Bay
The San. Rafael was not a donble ender ar«l so tha situation whila sha
endeavored to turn on her trips was a little strained. Sometimes Ehs bad to
go nearly to Mission bay, weavins in and out among the many craft in the
aarbor before she could get fairly started. Every one would sccct the Idea
of danger, but nevertheless boo&swere not brousht cut nor was the conversa
tion unconstrained till the beat had accomplished her turn and -was sa&^~
plowing her way £o the bright shores of Jlarin county.
And there lie also, caught in the seaweed, the City d Rio Janeiro, tfca*
Escambia, the May Flint and the Caleb Curtis, the last a p2ot boat sank in
a blinding fog. Truly the bottom of the bay i 3 paved with memories.
The Smart Set
a N interesting weddine will take
/\ place Wednesday next, when
f-X Miss Gladys Dodge and Thomas
Sontherland Button will be mar
ried in Oakland. The ceremony will
take place in the large drawing- roonu
of the new Key Route hotel, where Mrs.
Dodge and her daughter have their
apartments. For this occasion* the
rooms will he lavishly decorated with
huckleberry, roses and - ferns, which
will . make. ~an effective setting for the
.wedding party.
Miss Dodge Is the daughter of Mrs.
Alice Thompson Dodge, and an extreme
ly pretty and popular girL She and her
mother have traveled a great deal dur
ing tha past few years, returning only
a few weeks ago from an IS months*
tour of the orient. Her engagement to
the well known young businessman
was made the subject for rauch enter
taining bath here and in Oakland, and
their many friends are hoping that their
new home will be mads here. The wed
ding rrtll be attended by almost a hun
dred friends and will be followed by an
elaborate sapper. Sir. and Mrs. Sutton
will leave Immediately afterward for a
month's wedding trip to the southern
pert of the state.
.'. .; • • •
Mrs. Louise Flndlay Monteagle, who
left San Francisco nearly six weeks ago
for various visits in the eastern cities.
Is at Jamestown, where she Is attend
ing the triannual episcopal conven
tion. Mrs. Monteagle plans to be back
In San Francisco in another month and
will, as usual, take charge of the little
cotillon club that has been so popular
among the yoacg society people for two
or three winters.
• • •
San Francisco society people are glad
to know that Captain Marbury John
ston, who is a great favorite here, will
be in California again this winter. Cap
tain Johnston is en his way from New
York and will take » command of th«
"Albatross** on his arrival.
The charming wife of State Senator
Lukias 1 was Mrs. Hyde-Smith's guest
of. honor Wednesday afternoon last at
one :of . the season's prettiest bridge
parties. It was giv an In Mrs. Hyde-
Smith's new home In Fillmore street
to about 30 enthusiasts of the game.
The Informal tea that followed, to
which several more friends wen b'.J
den, made a- delightful ending to tha
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After three weeks in Santa Crua,
where she was the guest of Miss Jose
phine Llodley, Miss Edith Cotter has
returned to San Francisco. She was
hostess at a card party a few days
ago in honor of Miss Edith McCabe.
whose marriage is on* of October**
events. . - '
•• • V
.The smart set of Oakland, as well as
many society women from this side, of
the bay. are .'interesting themselves
deeply in the big charity aSalr that
will take place at I dor a park ia Oak
land on "Wednesday next. It Is for the
benefit, of. .the Fabiola hospital, a
causa . that never fails to engage the
sympathy, of matrons and maids In
both, cities. The. park, with, its soo,
railways, rink, auditorium and museum.
will be turned over for the day to the
ladles who axe working for this affair
and no p«ins--will be spared to aiake.
Conditions in California
C*lif oral* ten;; erature* for ths Uat 34 i*ur»:
BuiKeto «tat»*« M..;...K*ateMi W
Cm of r»*» fralt shijp«4 rrara C*ltf <tnt « v*-»«. JUtt«* u« w*«fc 539.
*£.V a me tat «mtn*t tM.tmUt f« tiw t-M»*l»**tt*ft •* \U *.» ©;»*» *«| Art*a» rail.
x**&,;cosxMctißC-ih» Imp«rf*l ,f*n«y, Tarn* **J 4t»uWU s^*4 wita a* *jltK* cf 3*a
XAif. rii* will be a dirtct ilMtoOiiH fM» t>, ««* w^m, 4w*la B a e M—vM — v
' cultural region of Imperi«l county. . *
Workir«ow:finiihed;oo the St. Xirin i^iwu fe *;*«* tWn *<,«„ •*•?»*«.
>ud:mißMrtjitrMti.-Saa.rnadse9. TaU U * fc* %Hff U*X *mA ttou itntotait ttxltt
feet. The cost wu $130,000. , | •"*••»
the occasion a delightful one. Booths.
are to be in charge of varioris promi
nent worsen, -who are vyl=? with each
other for the beautr of th*Sr <le«ora
tiocs and the variety of their wares.
Each booth will be further attended
by a bevy of f^rls, -whose da!aty ccs
tctnea will add to the c!c?ur««Qt:*naM
of tha scene. 3Xra. Carl Shilling, whoa
ail children love, \u25a0\u25a0rill sap-erimend ti*
rrab bag asJ wll! nai^ thf* plar*
of n:rstery and c^anca especially at
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Several small affairs were srtvea last
west 1b Ross valley In honor of Mrs.
George H. Roe. who left yesterday fcr
a visit to seme- of the eastern states.
Sirs. Roe expects to be back lata in
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carrisaa aad
3ir. and lira. E. D. Bollard are tosrtns
th* northern paxt of Maria county in
Mr. qarrlsTui's notor car. Thar will b»
cone nearly two wee£a.
• • •
On Sizsday last Captain Loeisa YotxmM
U. S. X.. and Mrs. Yonas *»3 Hr. gsc
Mrs. Da=irl Dean left San Francisco by
motor for St. Helena, whero they were
the s*-?sts of Captain Brice at his
ranch there. Ta«y returned to the dry
early on Monday xaorains 1
• • •
For the past weelc Miss Helaa Thoma
s has been th* raest of Captala and
Mrs. Hug-hes in their boat at Alcatraz.
and probably wiU spend another w«e!c
at the- popular pose te'ere rtturalay to
San Franciscix
• • •
A visitor fcer» frosa Santa Cna wio
is teins tauca entertained ts Mrs. Fran
cis D-jkVls. who is the grsxsi of Miss
Cherry Bender In San Kafa*!. Mrsu
Davis will spend next wee* wlta her
sister. Mrs. Porter Ash*.
• • •
MJss Eaid Tnraer arts? sstaral
coaths at Colorado S^ria^s tas ffoa*
to Lew Angles. wa«r« «i* is \h» gT:e»t
of Ml&s Doble.
• • •
The directors of th« Entrs Xorts co
tillon club havtt issued mv.taucza for
their nineteenth season* Tb» clah, as
always, is a strictly . seJect orjrantza
tion. composed of 13a of Saa Francisco's j
yoony people. wJiose *a.tfce 4 ria£3 ara
famous for taelr Jollity. Tea dances
will take p!ac« la th« ballrooax of tha
Fairmont' hotel and are announced t or "
the foUvjwins erenlnxs: Friday. Octo
ber =5; Friday, November S3. and New
Year eva (Friday. December SI). Tha
board of directors would **e=3 to as
sure a brilliant and successful season.
The directors are: Sanford O. Lewald.
James a Walttr H. Robin- >
son. Geors«» G. Fraser. Al»a Ma^nis. i
Reuhen Haas. Ethrard l^jrach. Fraacls
H. Davis. Gcorsre Bauer. David B. Tor
res, O, Kaseltoa WUsen. Dr. William'
A. Ellis and Dr. Joseph F. Meayhsr.
Offlcers Quarters, tiarracXs. store
houses and other necessary buildings
for the aecoTnnsodatloa at eac* place of
two compaaies of th* sign&l corps aro
to be constructed *t the brigade posts
at Fort JLeavenworta and Fort Riley.
Kan, and Fort D. E. Russell. TTyomlns?.
Two signal corps compaaies are to ba
stationed at thes*p3iats-*3 soon as
brigade organisations are maintained
at them, as ts row contemplated at some
«m« in the near future.— Wasalagtoa

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