ï~~,. S '.y ".:w,,} " ff.4 - t 4.
ew SOI dat4h thansd
Ads. of the aiii7iyhalth
a ti" abiaeof sores and..--.
s o aye..f..,. " "."
-sees osety 2. per tisoemand Thse vepeet! -"
coversi both the -American aVtdtlonare forces and the trainingam ps at
Thls ~means that out of each- thou"eand mnen und erarms during that,
Period 1escm thtree- men died of die-r"
'"'ase. The man in civil life would 1
hardly.ask a greater odds against,--
pat ware of the United states show r" " "that 1n these ooniilicts disesso. killed%,,
more,neas--and sawryn more men- W A
than bullets.'Thte chaaree were against t
the seriously wounded soldier. as they"-".-.
naere sgtairso the -muan stricken with
f; ever. or other diseases,.Incident' to
-camp life or congested surrounsdings. ".":""i"
Salnltation, fend inspection. stuiles
In nutrition, sterilteatton. watchfulness eqefrom the -moment a salsetman entere-a
traitimin camp until *he-goes- into the
'frost-llne trenches and" then more
eponeible for the.- creditable record of
-the army medical:department. Th. alliesarc pounding sway at the fot[lowi g the.fan yeourmiayof ill on the La."- Ms-wades'1h masdnwed
-- -If the gods of tattlespware their ion. fn aniimta-ou h sn 103 itoisthFe h. h. me ad fnagsW!benchq n o * CLt. Goba
sieed'have but-little anxiety aou cis pai tt o h ido ngCee~lBt W e r sldya rsngis.isa.ik'm e, J
"tease. The army guards -the-health of'- line. daigsnsteat.Ac h oA -efal ia
'Its men first because ft is its duty to. -i-Oswre.t ne iospntasmt railroad 3-La T rm on the Oise..searcp--man.wae, wisspr
+.them,:.again:becsae battle'"can he center, is withhin -git of the shied tore. -,V'Ncad4troupesw mrepoese dithe saiwoeth of a4winhee> Bed -
ton only by well seen. -troops. yrvaee'aytohi e at theO get of the of the stt npr st 0 b '.a Dmlee
Y +lmnish-Amwircaa war, comparatively msds from St. Qaesiin on the south. 4-Lon. the. fourth hemap ounty staid.
'. iveb to inmist there wassnation wide
-pcsen-eadn dsaepeto -when this war came. It has dinep- large boadies of\Amerirs-n troops were
v--Pe.yaled, for here the meooed speaks: - living undter most abnormal conditions. P E S D B Y N
Ina the Mexican' war (1846-48) -the They here participatinig In. the heavy
disease rte16akilled min batted oelgtnf nteMin ain n lp
- ia svto onle nbtle-mrand ate uner uous and almon t on/
primltive conditions. I -D E
In the armies of the north during' not an isolated favorable one in shown 17R - 9 A G A S
r:the civil war t1861-66) 65 died of. by reports made the surgeon general _________________
' disense in 33 killed in batle-a dionease in the middle of Auguat covering the
moralty uhtaniaiydouleiheba- reedig to ootha Te aerge London, Sept. 10. - "Already we "The ta'nks 'have borne themeetves
I i otlt.death rate per 1.0'00 from dintease dur- have pressed beyond our old battle inawrhFadhnrbl "anr
tie ortaity."The British armies captured 75.-tIn the Spanish-American war (l)11 h tthose -Owe months was It. ines of 1917. and we hare madec a 1100 prisonere and 7e0 guns In 'four
S6 died ot ditsease to 6 Jtiled lis battiey. The lproaress of mliary sanitation wile breach In the strongest defenses," weeks. This speaks isle-magnitude
a.; ratio of,more than five- to oae,. I'v revealed through vo..s.' comparative,'Field Marshal H-aig dieclared today in of our effort and our nmagnificent
Typhoid fever, reduced to almost zero'figure s nthar' per 1.00 tea an omrdtr of the days'- achievemnett
In the American armies of today.' C. r nth of >tsK carCrIe.
-clied most of those who died of ill- During the Mlexican war the anness instead of in conflict. naul death esata from disesen was 100 M N
ct participation is the present world rate -was 4t per.1.000 in 1011 and it C[Ol evRaciegn arg afwo.,wa thr ha ee prt btee up11110'er100 h uslowigmaised to reach it safely.--
wa -herw eahaenroa patterondjume o4opr4o h oloigwas nearly the lest one to leave
ithe:Qet ratsfrom ate andYear. The disease death rate for the 'jthewodadIcntuderstand how
th~h'~tmnhv ido 00HIT INj I ever escaped with -just a bullet;- disease eight men have been killed int As far as available records go the IfU I L wudI h hudr tsesta;-. hastlts with a combined mortality iowest rate heretofore ene-hil~is n lnothnaoldoeti.-hoghahl
', W~t.-I roce hogotteany of the armies of the world was' ' Just before I left for the hoeplial
-:year would be only a ittle more than 'that of teRssa-aanr War.., Wt im i a nurdaot. n ere
--haif of the.battle mortality and-less went. heWpa~s CaughtWihC minM -Inqre-aot-,adIlard
= than a third of th disease mortality wh- h rate was 20 per 1.000 mien- hth a o rtre.Oeo h
of hecivl ar."i th Cimen ar"dSrwol chineGu Barrage boys said he -was wounded and others
General (aoingss recently. one-fouas' said he had gone 'west.'
thmnp r~e~ cied Htealth flair. of the French army, or 2t0,000 men.1
'prahng the statistics from a died of disease. In the tueeoJspsn' Tihinks (iham Vs1Gbind.
itierent angle. a health rate so far ase -war the death rate was brought GERMANS OUTFLANK THEM 'lIe was a good looking man. Art.,
unsurpassed has been established by down to s-hoot 20 men per 1.00) per and_____- I dreaest mitormn h ingws-t
the American armies overseas and at year. Our disase racord mu far baset raetabtinI lewst
0<iome. With epproximately 11.004,000 been eight men per 1.000 per year. Hail of Lead in Which Few LS return after the wat, wearing a silver
'meunder arms, military funers-is be- We kiope is keep it thereeor reduice - bar on either shoulder. He was witty
cause of 'disease are fewer day by day it." - c" aped-Male an Agree- 'and bad always talked about doing,thne ooifunerals toatin nAmericas city caThe ofgreatest 'the onsecoeadd vtol' moi Wt something wl ybig bedworthatewhilso e w, For, the. lest week In July. for in- unteers In war work. Many of these -"Â~ days until 'l1 be able to retul's to the
5tane-e,= Ihe - combined, reports of. the men. representing every branch of- line, and If It is true that - - is
Aesricaa Zlrpedtlenary Forces and of' medicine and surgery. s-ce drawing4i P'remondl' Sept.--...Corp. Frank r.j dead., I hops that I ann spaced. long
troops "ftoned ba-the lUnked States, yearly eelaries that are less than one Raymond of Rtockford, is a loter to - enough to g"t revenge,- and If X ever
0showed an ansial death, rate for dia- fee commanded in civill ife. '- find a boche that looks anryckfiag like
Veae of 1.9 per,,00-les than. 2 There were seven army hospitals in, Mrs. A. C. Edwards of this place, tells the one that shot wme God -pty him.men -perr 1,000 per year. this country when war. was declared of his experience'- under fire on Athel '1 can't tell.you, any, news. abeut
at; Thesesn'alateath rate for Idises-ma against Glermnany. Neow them re m e o battle line in France. He is a meenber the company, as 1, (ave not, had any
of-men of military age in civil itfe is~f than t0 army hespitals' here, and 29 of ctompany W...126th Michigan In- mail since Teamsehers- favewrttn.,7 per o.,es-.-,;; -;.I-hove acpciyosar-hn,0)faty helter-ote atin u av o"received
- h amninteam apast patients each. Hospituls in FranceI "Am writinbg this esiting up in bed.,s-ny reply. Am "expectIng a letter sood,
b a" e Lree times the bettor chance to~ are-being constructed Ino ratio to the and as I am feelizt tip top and in the though.' "
stay well In the army than when s-bout eotrength of the American forces there.' right mood for weting this no doubt
cdvltt pursuits.. >.-."1 ---I will be a lengthy affair.
This.new aray: rate, at that timej William Jk-'wtncmof Ionia. taken on "It has been about two weeks since1
tcieel.on-aan approximate strength o! I a presidential warrant. Is to helm'n I left the line, and r think two more,
Zt0C1,000, men, weas established v-' -a ered for tine durs-ti ~t-- - to- war. will lind mse hack with the compasy-!-< - reVmalty camp..I s-m In hopes ~ ~ '~,.,~xe
Sth s'addedct i
I."efet his easierly aetft~ortea lae 'them."