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Neg If you want a real live up-to-the- minute Negro Newapaper that give ALL the Hew in which colored peo ple are interested, tubtcribo for the, SUN. Bell Phone East 999 and 2789 VOLUME X. NUMBER NEGRO SHIP PAID IN FULL These Subscribers to the Wheatley Provident Hospital Fund Have Paid Their Subscriptions in Full and the Total Amounts Have Been Placed in Bank to the Cred it of the Hospital. As Subscribers Pay in Full, Their Names Will be Added to This' List. Tlio Fourth and final Notice for the payment of pledges to The Wheat-ley-Provident Hospital Building Fund is being sent out this week, notifying all subscribers that the final payment Is due June 1st, becoming delinquent after Juno icth; after which six per cent Interest Is added to all pledges. We sincerely hope that all subscrib ers will make ft special effort and a sacrifice if need be to Pay Their Pled- B$!TTiff3rbyTbatDair-tot-Tror work may not be, interrupted 'and that we may pay our contractors' promptly, that our- building may be ready for dedication and occupation not later than July 4th, when a great program is being anticipated. Won't pou make a special effort and pay your subscription If you cannot come to the Headquarters, 1803 East 18th St. and you will call either of our phones, Bell E. 2789 or Bell E. 999 we will cheerfully send a collector who will bring your pledge and re ceipt Have you been by the new building at 1826 Forest Ave., and wit nessed the wonderful and beautiful improvements that have been made by our contractor? Every Negro in the city and our White friends as well will be proud of this beautiful and imposing stone structure that is to be the future home for those of the race needing Hospital attention. The Ladies Auxiliary No. 1 has already purchasod and are making more than $100.00 worth of linen supplies for the institution paid for out of funds raised by them; while every room save one in the hospital has been se lected by the different Women's Clubs of the City to be complotey furnish ed by them. Isn't this a glorious spirit? It amply demonstrates that In all those movements for Racial de velopment and advancement the Neg roes of greater Kansas City lead all the rest . Do your duly. Pay your pledge. The following Is a complete list of all those who have paid their subscriptions in full to date and as rapidly as those hundreds of others who have made partial payments com plete their payments, their names will be added to this list. $5,000.00 Kansas City Railways Co. $1,000.00 Hon. Chas. W. Armour Hon. Wm. Volker. $500.00 Swift & Co. Hon. Walter S. Dickey. $250.00 Hon. R. A. Lone. $200.00 J. W. Jenkins Sons. $100.00 t , Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Malone, St. Louis. Hon. Jas. H. Harkless. Dr. Howard HIU. Dr. John E. Sheldon. Dr. and Mrs. O. W. Brown, First National Bank. $50.00 Frank C. Nlles . R. T. Sloan ' O. N. arisham J. A. Harzfeld tf . Wm. BuchoUs v : "f U N. C. Crews. - Dr. J. F. Shannon. . Dr. Samuel Ayera. $23.00 , ' -T. Mrs. Eli Harris " ' Bishop ir. JJ. Parks. " . ; Dr. M. O. FIckard. ' ; T. J. Pendergaat . , W, B. Halsell. ' J. F. Houlihan. -. M. H. Waggoner. Jones Store Co. , , Burham-Munger-KOOt judge Miles Bulger. George Hi Edwards. -1 Harry E. Barker. Ryder-Shane-Hyman. Rothschild & Son. t 3.l. Julius Reiser. ' Bernard ZlcK. Gray-Bryant-Swceney. Faxon & Gallagher. T. B. Watklns. Dr. Howard M. Smith. Fred W. Dabney. Dr. E. H. Skinner. Martin Myers. Dr. 1. Li. Shelton. Kins Lumber Co. $20.00 Ieon Bosenwald H. P. Koehler Ed S. Lewis C S. Ttishnn. Edwar'JPrtetJson-&-Son -Goal- Co.1 $15.00 - 1 Josephine Hopkins T. C. Sharon. Guy Shriner. Stewart '&. Smith. W.'S. Wood. Frank S. Moore. Xln.OO Androw Wlllttms. K. O. Hackett. W. A. Jones, Wllse G. Robinson, Chris man Sawyer, Jno. Sample, Bessie Solo mon Anna Smith- Hwensnn Const. Co.. T. B. Steward, Geo. T. Thompklns, Her man Weinberg, capi. leon t jurs. jor ilnn .msnnh M Jones. Ethel Kimball. A. J. Kelly, Jr., Judge R. S. Latsttaw, Mr. and Mrs. 'T. J. McCampbell, M. E. Casey, Campbell UaKlng uo., juage rTea v. Coon, Brunswick-Balke-Collander, Jessie nivnn. Shannon Drumm. Geo. S. Ellison. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. A. Finley, Pearl Mays, Mason & Mason, xi. xj. xuoore, iieison-TiamH-Tinnt. .T. W. Perrv. M. J. Pender- gast. Mrs. Millie Green, A. Griffin. Paris Boswell, Keesling coal Co., j. u. uamoie, Kdwln Etheridge, Mrs. Elenora Hackley, T. J. McCampbell. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Graham, Geroge V. Golden. Miss Beulah E. Coleman, Jacob Hesslrick, Mr. and Mm n a. TanK. Miss Acnes O. Clark. Miss Carrie E. Bridey, Mrs. P. M. Dab ney. Miss Bessie L. uwens, judge Porterfield, John A. Jones. Miss Anna H, Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Dougherty, Joohn X. Brown, Miss Alpha Conkling, W. W. Holder, Hon. W. W. Fields, Rich ard Allen, A. W. Fox, Charles Reece, Kllja ttenuricks, jur. ana airs, xjeiijuniiu James. $a.oo Charles A. starKs. jonn u. aieeie. $7.50 Mis3 Rosa Barbee. B.oo nr. .inn. T. Hamilton. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Ray, J. L. Gandol, E. Whit more. $5.oo Geo. c. niosner, jjoma juoss, Frank Neal, Minnie Officer, Mary L. Pavne. .Tudirn Samuel T. Pendleton. I. W. Page, Patterson McGrath, E. B. Perry Mrs. M. Pennington, j. ti. forier, xx. w. Porter. Mrs. N. V. aslan. E. J. Rear- don, Luke Ridley, Dr. D. B. Robinson, T. Ji. Wiseman, u. u. wiiuams, uruca x-. White, Francis Harding, Chas. Hagood, W. E. Hill, S. L. Hill, J. W. Holbert, Mattle Hubbell. Ideal Laundry, Leonard Tlnv T-nrols Rnsenfleld. Mrs. Theo. Ro- wen, Jack Shepherd, Mrs. J. H. Seebree, Air. ana jura. xTann ocon, jiuna. a. Smith. Wm. Snell. J. W. Spalding. L. W. Spencer, Rev. Wm. Thomas, Nathan Thatcher, Lutle Taylor, John Turner I.odge, John Kaholokula, Raymond Knox Wm. Lamb, Wm. J. Lentz, Jas. A. Lee, Wm. Locke, Julius McCamey, McDonald Lumber" Co., unos. jucxunsiry, it. tr. rirAwor Mr. TlundRchu. Carleton Hotel. Western Newspaper Union, Denny,, Cos- tello, Dr. J. l cooper, isu Arasamutn, an ge loA. Andrews, Valle Anderson, F. J. iinnntster. Mrs. Aj W. Bankston. Mrs. J. B. Beckham, J. B. Beckham, Mrs. Edith Black, H. M. a. Brown, u. u. Brnwer. Oeno L. Cook. Alberta Collins. G. W. Dale, A. Porter Davis, A. E. Estes Rev. T. li. tawing, j. a. xfieias, job nail er. Dr. W. J. Frlck, John Garllch, George Gamble. Merrill L. Goodi Fred Gllmore. Willa M. Glenn, Theo. Greek. Miss H. A. Grady, Mr, and Mrs. Jno. Green, H. W. IJart, G. Hampton, Bertha C. Hanna, Floyd E. Jacobs, Mr. and Mrs. Winston Holmes, Leon Block, A. Johnson. A Friend. T. C. Greenstreet H. McClanahan, Louis Robinson, Oliver Jordan, Mr. ana Mrs. iiarvey wiumms, Mrs. Wm. Fairfax. M. D.Lecompton Cox, Mrs. Lottie Gamble, B. L. Keller, P. C. James. F. S. Smith, II. F. Chicle, Martha Jackson, Wm. Southers, Emma Lowe, Miss S. E. Chllders, B M. Hunter, H. Murphy, irenry Casper, John Thomas, Mm M. R. nallev. Mrs. Alice Yancy. Mrs. Anna Hall. B. Y. Smith. Mrs. Julia Morrison. Miss Anna Porter, Mrs. Cora Green, Miss Nellie jonnson. Airs, usieua lirown, uev. w. i, usDorne, r. ii. xi. Thnmnklnn Mm. Frances Clav. Mrs. Fan nie Jackson, Mrs. E. Y. PilloWjMlsa Nora Dozler, w. u. Moore, jars, rrea xieue, Edwnrd ITI11. John B. Lucas. Mr. and Mrs. David Allen, Robert Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Hayes, Randall H. Walker, Misses Emella and Henrietta Hunt, Mrs. Sarah J. Bradley, Mrs. Saphronla Hopper ildge, James H. Crews, James II. Lee, Mrs. Susie C. Pitts, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Pntrlrfc. John Carroll. Dr. D. A. Elliott. S. H. Harvey, Mrs. Sarah P. Goss, Lewis Boxx, Leslie Aklns, Miss Neosho Vener able, Richard Shuglt. Mrs. G. G. Mason, Airs. fTea uen., sirs. Alarm xewis, ait. nnnn. Jones. Miss Josenhinfi S. Yates. Henry Bragg, Mrs. Delia Mosee, John m roes Prove Heroes ta n KANSAS CITY, BUILDERS . WIN WORLD RECORD LEMUEL D. WILLIAMS a graduate of Lincoln High School, Class 1916 enlisted as a Mechanic in the U. S. Army March 1st and is now In France with Company A 312. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams, 1019 Vine street and the Sun as well as his many friends are justly proud of him. CransUaw. Miss .Nellie Cralg, .Charles f ieias, jonn t. iiugnes. w. s. uakcr. Miss Bessie Knight. D. J. Storey, Nick Laner, Miss Mary F. Woods. R. R. A. Gordon. Dr. C. A. McElroy, Dr. William H. Houston, Rev. William Alphin. Miss Amanda Moore, Mr. and Mrs. William Jefferson. $4.00 N. Black. I. L. Smith. J. H. Clay bonne. Percy II Lee, A. B. Plttman. $3.00 D. E. Pinkston. Kate Powell, Mrs. Lott Jackson, Mary L. Knox, Cor nelia Birch, C. D. Cowen, Leo Koehler, A. F. Pavne, Hattie Cook. $2.50 E. P. Epstein. Mi3S A. Delia Newson, Miss Edna Iliill, Gus Fowler. $2.00 L. M. Cohen. Edw. Costello, Cook's Market, Mike Doohan, Chas. A. Agard, Leon Jordan, Jr., Clarence Leort, Yantis Fritz, Willa Henry, Jennie Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Holmes. Elbert E. Mrs. M. Fisher, Freedman Bros., Mr. Kiazler, Georgia Harper, Mrs. T. W. 11. Williams, Frank Brady, C. A. Taylor, Mrs. Mary Witt, Ernest AVhlteslde, Pearl Riley, A. E. Toney. E. M. Wilson. Sam Uorone, Mrs. Inez V. Clilnn, Mrs. Carrie Preston. $t.70 Pleasant Hour Club. $1.15 E. S. Stobies. $1.00 L. F. Cochran. M. T. N. Chanev. F. W. Calhoun, Miss Amanda Chrlsman, L. J. Duncan. Lee Dooley, W. C. Don nelly, F. Bergschnelder, Mr. Bridges, Mr. Brady, Llzetta Johnson, Mr. John son, J. A. Johnson. Kansas Steel & Gate Co.. A. M. Klelnheffer, Beular Lewis, Clyde Lanagan, Arthur J. Leite, S. Lle berman, R. Lund, D. M. McClanahan, Theo. McPfke. Fred Westbrook, J. Wise, Woodson & Hanley, Midwest Haines, Mr. xianiey, flora u. Jones, airs. o. w. Jones, Mrs. O. C. Maxwell. J. W. Martin, Joel Holman, B. S. Howard, Sam P. Hlgbee, Heckel Bros., G. A. Miller, C. L. Merry. Mrs. A. Miller. F. A. Merrl man, II. It. Mills, India C. Moore, Mar tha Moore, Mlze Peters. L. C. Payne, W. T. Peters. Herbert Patterson, J. E. Reed. F. N. Redheffer, Tom Rinl, C. H. Roberts. Mack Singer, Security Iron & Metal Co., F. Shugart, Espey Singleton, D. F. Shyrock, M. Silverman, Harold Smith, Ella Thurber. T. J. Watklns, Julia Brlggs, Booth Cannon, F. W. Cal houn, Mr. Coxj Hershel Conway, Mary Ewlng, John Georgen, Dora Gardner, Gerky & Dillingham, H. J. Gorman, Wm. Grieves, A. A. Graves, Mrs. S. E. Hart. Floyd Adamson, M. Chaney, Harold Smith, Elizabeth Nevells, Mrs. J. E. Reed. Miss Beulah Lee Lewis. J. B. Collins, Miss Leona Higglns, D, VJ urant, ansa Mozeua josepn. Dr. t. ai. Iiwe, Mrs. A. E. Jenkins, Mrs. Ida Bry ant, Miss Edith Williams, LeRoy Burns. $.50 Mr. LIghthowser, E. A. Mathey, Mr. Metzger, Gertrude Harper, Rev. A. G. QHlls. Dink Davis, Jno. Davis, Do nated. Mr. Humphrey, T. R. Strobel, $ .50 Mrs. T. II. Whlbbey. $.25 A Friend, Lester Rolland, A. L. Smith, L. A. Stroth, Carl Tucker, Alma Williams, C. R. Haldeman, Pinkie Jones, Cigar Man, F. O. Kline, Mrs. J. D. Bur ton. Tom Colley Ed E. Gilbert, Mrs. McCarthy,. $.15 Wertle , Slaughter. $.10 Gertrude Smith. "KNOW THEIR STUFF." A gang of .Negro riveters working at Sparrows Point, Me., in the plant of Bethlehem Steel Corporation broke the world's rocord for driving rivets. One of the gang, Charles Knight, drove 4,875 three-quarter inch rivets in a nine hour day. The previous highest record was 4,412 made by a workman in a Scottish shipyard This is the way the Negro is demon strating his patriotism at home while his brothers In black In the army are showing it in France. Mr. Knight is a- highly respectable and industrious citizen of Baltimore, a native of Vir ginia, Telegrams announcing the new rec ord were sent to Mr. Chas. M. Schwab, Dlrector-Genoral for the Fleet Corpor ation and other officials connected MISSOURI, SATURDAY, with shipbuilding. If a bridge of ships will enable our soldiers to go over, to be fed and our allies to have sup plies, the Negro will have a large share in building those ships. Mr. Knight is our one of thousands of Negro shlpworkers. At Newport News Yards alone thero are about 8,000 em ployed. Commenting on this performance of work the Washington Times of May 18 said: Not many months ago German propagandists were spreading the story that the colored people of the South, even as far North as this city, were preparing to revolt against the Government and do what they could to hinder the work of, the war. Day before yesterday there was a revolution, but It was not the kind the Germans planned. Charles Knight colored, and seve ncolored helpers turned upside down every record that had even been made for driving rivets into the hulls of ships. This is the kind of a revolution the colored men of this country are carry ing on. That Is the kind of a revolution they may be depended on Ito carry on to the end of the war. Foreman Knight set aa excellent example of efficiency to every citizen of the country, whether he be black or white. 1 NEGRO TROOPS AT Th : FRONT. Pershing Tells of Gallantry of Two Black Soldiers. Washington, May 20J The official commlquo from-GextAff&UPerflhlng to day gives the first news of negro sol diers being in action on the American front. The statement tells also of the gallantry of two Negro troopers, who, while wounded, fought off a party of twenty German raiders. Aside from aerial activity on both sides, yesterday was a quiet day at all points occupied by American troops, General Pershing said. American avi ators brought down two hostile ma chines. "Reports in hand show a; notable in. stance of bravery and devotion by two soldiers of an American Negro regi ment operating in a French sector. Before daylight May 15, Private Hen COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES of the Senior Class of the Old City Hospital Training School for Nurses SUNDAY, MAY 2G, AT 11:00 A. M. Baccalaureate Sermon Itev. W. H. Thomas, Allen Chapel, Tenth and Charlotte Streets. MONDAY, MAY 27, 8:00 P. M. Commencement Exercises at the Paseo Y. M. C. A. as follows! Invocation. Instrumental Solo "Orage" Liszt Miss Buelah Douglass Commencement Address "Service" .- Prof. J. H. King, Kansas City, Kansas Soprano Solo "She Rested by the Broken Brook".... Coleridge Taylor Mrs. Lena Johnson ' Address Judge Jas. Cowglll, Mayor of Kansas City Baritone Solo (a) "Three Questions" Johnson (b) "Land of Blue Water" Cadmen Mr. Edward Boatner Presentation of Pins Miss Lulu G. Warllck, Supt. of Nurses Contralto Solo "Until" Mrs. Emma Payne Presentation of Diplomas .' W. P. Motley President of Hospital and Health Board Tenor Solo Mr. Lemuel Russell Remarks J.. Dr. Wm. J. Thompklns Superintendent of Old -City Hospital Quartet Mesdames Johnson, Payne, Messrs. Russel and Boatner Benediction. o TUESDAY, MAY 28, AT 9:00 P. M. Muslcalo and Reception at Paseo Y. M. C. A. Hostesses "The Inter-City Dames" The Graduates are: Alice Taylor Terrell, Manassas, Va. Cora E. Estues, Minneapolis, Minn. Callie E. Patterson, Greenville, Miss. Donvle Anita Bryant, Frankfort, Kan, Hattie E. Mcintosh. Little Rock, Ark. Margaret Dorothy Allen Leavenworth, Kan. Ruth S. Hamilton, Pittsburg, Kan. Jessica Lee Ford, Middleboro, Ky, Claudia Mae Hicks, Austin, Tex. THE CLASS MOTTO IS "PREPAREDNESS." All of these programs tho public Is cordially and urgently Invited to attend. THE "NEW" SOUTH (Lull MAY 25, 191S. DR. WILLIAM J. THOMPK1NS. who rendered inestimable service to his race and the profession when he secured to them the management and control of the Old City Hospital, of which he was the first and is the pres ent Superintendent, and will give to the public the greatest graduating program in the history of the Institu tion next Monday night. ry Johnson and Private Robert, while on sentry duty at some distance from one another, were attacked by a Ger man raiding party estimated as twen ty men, who advanced In two groups, attacking at once from flank and rear, "Both men fought bravely in hand to hand encounters, one resorting to the use of a bolo knife after his rifle jammed and further fighting with bay onet and butt became impossible. There is evidence that. at least one and probably a second German was severely cut A third is known to have been shot. "The two Negro sentries were first attacked and continued fighting af ter receiving wounds and despite the use of grenades by superior forces. They should be given credit for pre venting, by their bravery, the capture of any of our men. Three of our men were wounded, two by grenades. All are recovering, an dthe wounds In two cases are slight." III Sun Gen. Ballou Convicts Theatre Manager The General Says His Bulletio Was One of Advice, De- signed to rrevent Kaciai rriction, and Had Nothing to Do With Any Policy of Segregation. Camp Funston, Kas., May 25. It transpires that while Major-General C. C. Ballou of the 92nd Divfsion, was addressing the men under him through Bulletin No. 35, he was at the same time pressing the prosecution of the theatrical manager who had dis criminated against a sergeant of the Division. The prosecution of the manager of the Wareham Theater for discrimina tion on account of color, instigated at General Ballou's request, was, after being twice continued, tried In police court at Manhattan, Kas., a few days ago, and resulted in the conviction of the defendant and the Imposition of a fine of $10 and costs. It is generally assumed that the conviction of the theatrical manager will serve to pre vent a repetition of the offense, and will deter other theater owners and managers from making discrimination on account of color. General Ballou followed the same course here as he did at the Officers' Training School at Des Moines, la., last summer, namely: while admonishing his men to refrain from precipitating racial disturbances, to prosecute those who should discrlnv inate against his men. General Ballou Writes Scott. The following letter, addressed to Emmett J. Scott, Special Assistant to the Secretary of War, although dated ftprll 22, 191S, has just been made pub lic, since the prosecution and convic tion of the offending theater manager. A letter similar incharaeter has also been written to the editor of The Cri sis, New York. The letter to Mr. Scott follows: Headquarters 92d Division, Camp Funston, Kas., April 22, 191S. Mr. Emmett J. Scott, War Department, Washington, D. C. My Dear Mr. Scott: I have your request that I make a brief statement relative to Bulletin No. 35, these Headquarters. There seems to be no good reason why I should not do so. Here are the preliminary facts: A soldier of this Division got Into trouble with a theater manager at Manhattan and reported It to me. I at once ordered an Investigation, placed the facts before the Division Judge Advocate and was Informed by him that the theater manager had violated the law. I then put the case in the hands of the United States At torney and requested the prosecution of the theater manager. The case was set for April 22d. I then issued Bulle tin No. 35, which, In brief, is counsel to my soldiers to avoid race troubles, This Bulletin was given out to the col ored press of the country, accompa nied by an entirely misleading letter that not only completely suppressed all mention of any prosecution of the theater manager, but directly and falsely conveyed the Impression to ed ltors and readers that I had not done so. The most prejudiced person 'will, I think, at once see that this was a malicious attempt to stir up race feel ing by misrepresentation. Good Order and Military Discipline Foundation Stones. The character of Bulletin No. 35 was that of advice, as already stated. This advice was ordered published to the Division. It had nothing to do with any policy of segregation, or with any policy outside of tho military es tablishments. Its purpose was to pre vent race friction, with the attendant prejudice to good order and military discipline. Good order and military discipline are tho foundation stones of the military service. They are in dispensable. Nothing connected with the service of the colored troops has ever been so threatening to good or der and discipline as race troubles have been, and it is well known that our enemies havo sought to profit by this, fact ever since there was a pros pect of war. No stone has' been left unturned. There have always been We have many call each week for houses and rooms of all descriptions. Why not advertise what you have to rent or sellin thispaper which reach es all the colored people in greater Kansas City? PRICE, 5c. foes of our country ready to aggravate the grievances of the colored people on the one hand and to stir up the whites on the other. It was no more coincident that the East St. Louis atrocities occurred in a city filled largely with German sympathizers. There is little doubt that tho same influence agged on both whites and blacks at Houston. Most troubles have small beginnings. At Houston they grew from the fact of colored soldiers entering cars reserved lor whites, and other similar matters. Great wrongs were eventually committed on both sides, culminating In the killing of a score of white people and the hanging of thirteen Negroes. In the midst of all the feeling and excitement caused by the East St. Louis and Houston troubles, the colored officers' training camp at Fort Des Moines won golden approbation all over the United States, 1 R. F. QUINN. The Classical and Evanaellstlc slna. er who has been endorsed by the Bap. tlst Ministerial Alliance of Kansas City is open for engagements. Mr. uuinn can be reached at 818 East Tenth street. .Floor A. Kansas City, Mo., or Bell phone Main 4841W. made thousands of friends for the col ored race and achieved agio rlous suc cess. It did all of this by following precisely the advice that was repeated to the 92d Division In Bulletin No. 35. "By their fruits ye shall know them." Our enemies do not wish the United States to have its military power in creased by colored soldiers, and they stand ready to add fuel to every race discord In order to embarrass our country as much as possible In this war. Is it any wonder then, in view of what the enemy has accomplished in the past and is seeking to accom plish again, that the Commander of Ltho Colored Division seeks to nip troubles in tho bud, and while prose cuting white men for their offenses against his soldiers, urges the soldiers to do their part to keep the peace and promote harmony. I have shown that my position and action were deliberately and malicious ly misrepresented to the colored peo my prompt prosecution of the theater manager, and by falsely conveying the impression that I had taken no such action. The entire letter that accom panied Bulletin 'No. 35 to the press of tho colored people was a misrepre sentation of my attitude and of tho facts in the case, and no fair-minded person, when tho facts are-known, as stated above, can fall to see the work of an enemy an enemy of our coun try and an even greater enemy to tho colored race. Is the colored race go ing to "fall" to such schemes? I think not. I think they will contrast the work of tho trouble maker with tho solid achievements of the colored officers' training camp at Forst Des Moines and of the 92d Division, and consider thoughtfully tho words "Br tehlr fruit ye shall know them." Sincerely, O, 0. BALLOU. Major-General, Commanding S2d Division.