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NONPAREILS TAKE GAME
FROM CAMP DODGE CREW
BY THE SCORE OF 25 TO 0
Motor Truck Company Team from Iowa Camp Goes Down
Before Superior Work of the Amateur Champs
Sunday at Melay's Meadows in Wind
Up of the Season.
By FRANK QUIGLEY. !
The stellar independent foot ball at
traction of the season was pulled off
at Melady's Meadow yesterday after
noon, when Ihc Camp Dodge Motor
Truck Company No. 346 collided
with the Nonpareils and lost to the
local boys,' 25 to 0.
The soldiers came over from
Dodge expecting to haul back a
bunch of the long green, but were
sadly disappointed. To show 'what
a starchy proposition the Omahans
were up against, it might be said that
according to the players of the
held the ramn
Dod team that played here Sat.
urday during 30 minutes of foot ball I
to a. tie score, so the team that reo-V
resents Camp Dodge can get a game
with the Nonpareils for a few hun
When the whistle blew for the
footballists to duck for the showers,
the Nonpareils had compiled 25
points, while- the Camp Dodge boys
failed to chalk up a counter.
Quigley Returns 20 Yards."
Captain Williams won the toss and
chose to defend the east goal. John
son kicked off to Quigley, who ad
vanced 25, yartls. The Nonpareils
journeyed down the field to the 30
yard line, when they were held for
downs. The Soldiers failed to gain
and were forced to punt.
Again the Nonpareils, marched up
the field on a combination of line
bucks, trick plays and forward passes
to the two-yard line and on a fake
by Moore the ball was pushed over
the line for the initial score of, the
argument. Goal was missed. Time
was called for the first quarter when
the touchdown was made.
Even in Second.
In the second quarter the Camp
Dodge boys braced and the playing
was about even. Score at the end of
the first half, Nonpareils, 6; Camp
Dodge, 0. .. .
In the third quarter the champions
made another touchdown, Moore
carrying the ball-across. ' Goal was
Inspired with nuxated iron or
something more effective, the Non
pareils came back stronger than the
British did last week and nailed a
pair of touchddwns and one goal.
Flanagan made one and llasson the
other. Quigley kicked goal
The Nonpareils were marching
down the field for another touch
down when the whistle blew for the
asbestos to drop on the 1917 season.
' Flanagan, Williams and Pearson
were the particular stars on the of
fense for the champions and Broz
played a brilliant game on the de
fense. For the Camp Dodge boys,
Johnson, Flanagan and Howes were
continually in the H nelight
The story has been circulated that
the Ducky Holmes team would like
to p laythi Nonpareils. Several times
the Holmes team has refused to play
the Nonpareils. If the Holmes are
not trying to kid somebody the Non
pareils will play them a post-season
came next Sunday, give them a
handicap of 25 points and donate
the Holmes team $100 if the Non
pareils are defeated. " '
Brandeis Team Offers
Aid to Mrs. John Andrews
The Brandeis base ball team,
through Fred Bradford, its manager,
Saturday handed a check for $10 to
the sporting editor of. The Bee for .the
fund for Mrs. Johnny Andrews, wife
of Johnny Andrews, Omaha amateur
base ball player, who died of tuber
culosis two weeks ago. Contributions
to this fund, which is being raised by
the Omaha Amateur Base Ball asso
ciation, may be made through the
sporting editor of The-Joee.. j. .
Ames Star Wins K.C.
Club's Annual Five-Miler
' Kansas City. Mo., Dec 2. Arlin
Hawthorne, star of the Ames cross
country team, "won the annual five
mile run of the Kansas City Athletic
club here this afternoon. - His team
was 29:30. Sergeant L. J. Claiborne,
Battery B, Thirty-fourth field artil
lery. Camp Funston, finished second,
one minute behind the winner. L. W.
Dewell of Kansas university was
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HOW THE,Y LINED UP.
Hour ' , . R. O
Smith I j, ).
Kasncr R. T
Pearson ...... ..ImT.
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Sulaley R. K
Toran L. E.
Moor Q. B.
HaMon ... . .H. 11. H.
rianairan ...,L. H. B,
Williams Q. U.
. .... Wanner
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I,. H. B..
Touchdowns: Moor (2), Itssaon, Flana
(an; referee. Harry WrlKht; umpire, Toll
man; head linesman, Greene.
W. AND J. RIM KHAKIS
FROM CAMP SHERMAN
Soldiers Approach Rivals' Line
Many Times, But Fail to Go
. , . .'
Over Top; Final Score
Is 7 to 0.
Toledo,' O., Dec. 2. -Washington
and Jefferson university triumphed
over the Camo Sherman foot ball
I squaa yesterday, 7 to 0. Captain Mc
r..:.i.t. i i.. t i l: i
viciHiu a luutuuunii auu JU glial
t i. . i - j
kick in inc seconu quarter comprised
the scoring. Many times the soldiers
were within a few feet of the presi
dent's line, but they were unable to
go over me top. lineup;
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Munk L. T.
L. K Carroll
U O Wlmberly
Utile ,.L. O.
Martlng (c) ........C.
Oonbel R. O.
R. G. Straw
Kdrnonda ,.....R. T.
tleyman K. K.
R. T. .. Hteln
R. K......... Treaaet
Q. B., Blxler
L. H Smith
Overbauth .....Q. B.
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Roudebunh f...R. )1
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Bcora By perloda; ,
Camp Sherman t 0 0 00
W. and J 0 T O 07
S.-nrliiR, W. and J. . Touchdown. Mc-
CrilKtat. Ooal kick: McCrelabt. OMclalal
Tutin, Tale, -referee; Maxwell, Swarthmore,
umpire; Walter WrlKht, Toledo, field Judge:
Byron Dlrkaon, rnnaayivanlC. head Unci
man. Time of perloda: IS minute each.
Iowa Alums Rim Varsity v
In Red Cross Scrimmage
Iowa City. Ia.. Dec. 2. In a game
for the benefit of the Red Cross, the
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university or ,owa aiumnt eleven de
feated the vars'ty here, 14 to 0. Coach
Howard Jones flayed left end for the
Hawkeyes. Kerwick, Houghton and
Kirk starred for the alumni. s
Stenographers Are Needed
By the Government
An appeal for expert stenographer's
has been made to Mrs. F. H. Cole of
Omaha, chairman of the civil service
reform committee of the general fed
eration of women's clubs, 'by George
T. Keyes, secretary of the National
Civil Service Reform league.
Mr. Keyes informs Mrs. Cole tha
the government is in dire need of
5,000 stenographers who can take dic
tation, at eu to 100 words per min
ute, and transcribe such dictation
with fair rapidity.
Air. Keyes asks Mrs. Cole if it
would not be possible for Omaha to
furnish 100, of this number. Salaries
are $1,100 and $1,200 a year.
, Examinations for these positions
are held each Tuesday at the follow
ing Nebraska towns: Omaha. Al
liance, Broken Bow, Beatrice, Chad
ron, Columbus, Grand Island, Hold
rege, 'Lincoln, McCook, Nebraska
City, Norfolk, North Platte and
Women's Shoes Cost Four
Times as Much as Before
(Correspondence of Th Ateoctated Preat.)
Rome, Sept. 15.-While women's
clothes have doubled in price the
wage paid dressmakers . employes
still remains about 60 cents' a day,
The exploitation oiwomen workers' in
Italy is being discussed in connec
tion with the recent strike of Paris
midinettes. Rome's two most fali.
ionable establishments, despite their
wr prices, continue to pay their sew
ing girls at this rati, with three
months layoff tn summer. As it is
impossible for these girls and young
women to buy food on such' wages,
many of them have turned to work as
housemaids, where at least they get
their food. -.
One of the chjef difficulties of work
ing women at present is to "get shoes,
for which they now. have to pay-$4
a pair for the quality that before the
war cost mem l
Monster Crowd Witnesses Most
Fought Contest Staged on
Stagg Field in Years.
(By Associated Preee.)
' Chicago, Dec. 2. Before the big
gest crowd that has witnessed a foot
ball game in , Chicago this season,
Camp Grant defeated Camp Custer,
14 to 13, at Stagg field yesterday. The
contest was staged to enrich the
athletic funds at the two canton
ments, and it was estimated that
r.iore than $40,000 was raised.
The contest was 'the most spec
tacular and desperately fought played
on Stagg field in years. The Custer
eleven came from behind in the final
period and scored ' all of its points
Costello's failure to kick goal robbed
the Michigan soldiers of a tie. Lank
hoff, a former Wisconsin star and
Gardiner, a former captain of the
Carlisle Indians registered touch
downs for Custer. Gardiner blocked
a punt and raced 50 yards for the
Grant Makes Touchdowns,
ShiverJck, an All-American star
from Cornell, and Eddy, a famous
Princeton quarterback, played bril
liantly for Camp Grant, each scoring
touchdowns. I he kicking of . Shiv
erick and Costello, a former George
town player; was a revelation.
It was seldom that their punts did
not travel 50 or 60 yards. Shiverick
made three attempts to boot field
goals from the 41. 45 and 47-yard
lines and the ball missed the goal
only by inches. '
Military Spectacle. '
Tbt game furnished an inspiring
military spectacle. Al the teams
took the field, eight binds which had
been massed into one, struck up "The
Star Spangled Banner." The thou
sandsof soldiers and officers stood
at atrfuiion. their faces turned to
ward the band while the crowd, stood
with bared heads. As the last strains
of the anthem died away, a mighty
cheer broke from the crowd.
Brigadier General Lyman Kennon,
the new commandant at Camp Grant,
a dozen other generals and their
staffs, French and British officers and
men and women prominent in profes
sional and social life in Chicago oc
cupied the boxes which lined the
CAMP GRANT. CAMP CUSTER.
Raamuaaen . ...L. K.iL. K
Lathrop L. T.
McCabe L. O.
Whiting R. O.
Smith R. T.
R. K, .. . . . .Thompson
Eddy Q. B.kJ. R,
. . . I . . . lOHlBUU
Shiverick L. H. L. IT.
Wood R. 11.1 K. H.
Schoblngor F. B. F. B.
Score by periods:
drant T 0
7 0 U
Custer ., 0 0
Eddy. Goals from touchdowns
2; Custer, goals, Langhotf Gardiner. Goal
from touchdown: Coatello. Referee: Madig-
sohn. Michigan. Umpire: Haines, , Vale.
Field judgo: Knight, Dartmouth. Head
linesman: Holdernesa, Lehigh. '
Time of periods; IS minutes each.
President Monroes Son
Is a Centenarian
The oldest and most vigorous cen
tenarian in Florida. Major JameS
Monroe of Jacksonville, only surviv
ing son of President James Monroe,
celebrated his 101st birthday there
Major Monroe is a widely known
figure 'in the neighborhood in which
he lives. A small pension from the
state, which he gets for having served
in the confederate army, is his chief
support, jus nomc, a uuapiuaicu
houseboat, is drawn up on the bank
of the St. John's river, in the heart of
ii'. l - ' - j:i !j-.-.t
Kiversiue, tne most exclusive resi'
dential section of Jacksonville: Sur
roundinir it are the homes of many
Major Monroe wears his years
Iitrhtlv. He is as sprightly-as some
men of 50. He works in the gardens
of the wealthier residents of the Riv
erside section, and is a favorite with
the children, for whom he has a con
stant fund of stories relating to the
Mexican war. the civil war and ante
bcllum .days. He ' has been married
three times and has lost five sons
fighting for this country. Two of
them were killed in the civil war. une
daughter remains alive. Her home is
at Richmond. Va.
At the side of the houseboat home
of Major Monroe a confederate flag
flies, but in the place of honor is the
Stars and Stripes. Each Fourth of
July Major Monroe salutes "Old
Glory" with a volley from a flintlock
musket. -New i ork Herald
Jaos and British Want
, Irtterned German Ships
(Correspondence. ?of The Associated Press.)
Shanghai. Sept. 15. Seventeen Ger
man and Austrian ships in all are in
terned in Chinese waters, with a tota;
displacement of over 20.000 tons.
The "Japanese government made a
request to be permitted to take over
German and Austrian ships as soon
as China entered the war. Similar re
quest was made by Great Britain,
Today's Sport Calendar
Wrestling Openlnr of national eatch-as-
eateh-ean tournament, Sew York City.
Blrvrllnr Start of annual slx-dar race.
Madison Square garden, Mew York City.
Automobile Opening of shows at Akron,
O., and Springfield, Mass.
Boxing Billy Mleke vs. Willie Meehan, 6
rounds, at Philadelphia.
SMITH FREED OF
County Judge Holds Out Fees,
But Higher Court Finds
That it Was Not to
(From a Staff Correspondent)
Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 2. (Special.)
Roscoe R. Smith is absolved from
any criminal intention when he re
tained fees collected by him as coun
ty pudge of Boone county, though
the judgment obtained against him
in the Boone county district court
will have to stand.
Smith served a term, in the Nebras
ka legislature from Boone county
and was elected county judge. After
serving three and one-ha.t months,
he resigned and went west. Present
County Judge Doten was appointed
to fill the unexpired term and it was
discovered that Smith had collected
more than his pro rata sharo of the
The county sued to recover the
amount, which was alleged to be
$397.05 and the supreme court com
mission :.olds that the judgment is
Collection of Fees.
It is alleged that the defendant,
during the three and one-half months
of his -term, collected fees of $878.30;
that his successor, Judge Doten, col
lected during the balance of the
term, $1,320.85; that the total fees col
lected amounted to $2,199.15; that
during the year the two judges col
lected $547.15 more than the amount
allowed them as salaries; that Judge
Doten has turned in his pro rata share
for the balance of the term.
Smith contended that as county
judge, he was not allowed a salary,
out received nis compensation in
fees and was not required to account
to the county for fees only in ex
cess of $1,650; that the petition did
not allege that defendant collected
fees in excess of that amount.
The defendant alleged that most
of the reavy work of the term came
in the first three months and that
therefore he was entitled to receive
a compensation accordingly.
Finding of Court.
However, the court commission
holds otherwise and says that Smith
knew when he accepted the office that
the heavy part of the work would be
in the first part-xof the term, and
should have governed himself ac
cordingly, and that the compensation
must be figured on so much per
month, which would be $137.50, and
cannot go over that amount.
In its opinion, the supreme court
commission says: "It is well to state
that it is conceded that the defendant
is a young man of very high standing;
that the fees were retained by him
because of the honest belief on his
part that he was entitled to the same
under the law, there being no sus
picion or charge on the part of any
one that in retaining the fees in con
troversy, he was prompted by dis
Smith, after returning from the
west, engaged in the practice of law
at Aurora, where he is now located.
Insignia and Stripes
. Denote Service and Station
All commissioned officers wear a
black and gold hat cord. On the
collar of his shirt a second lieutenant
wears a bronze ornament for the in
fantry crossed rifles with shell. He
will also wear a one-quarter-angle;
for cavalry, crossed sabers; held ar
tillery, crossed cannon; coast artihery,
a shell on the crossed cannon: engi
neer corps, a turreted castle; signal
corps, crossed nags with a naming
torch; medical corps, a wand entwined
by two serpents; quartermaster corps.
gold key crossed with sword sur
mounted by a wheel and eagle;
ordnance, a bursting shell. He will
also wear a one-quartcr-inch stripe
around his curl.
A first lieutenant will wear the same
insignia and in addition one single
silver bar on each side of his collar.
On his overcoat he wears a sing!:
scroll of narrow black braid.
A captain wears two silver bars and
a double scroll of braid. .
A major wears the same insignia
with a gold oak leaf on his shoulder
and 4hree scrolls of braid. A lieu
tenant colonel wears a silver oak leaf
and four scrolls of braid; a colonel,
a silver spread eagle and five scrolls
A brigadier general wears a silver
star; a major general, : two silver
stars; a lieutenant general, two stars
with a coat of arms of the United
The noncommissioned officers wear
chevrons above the elbow to denote
their rank; a corporal, two chevrons;
sergeant,; three; Just,' sergeant, three,
with a diamond or lozenge in the
center. Denver Jost.
AN ANOMALY OF THE TRENCHES A concrete mixer
is used to turn out trench lining and gun placements. The
British annexed it from the Boches in a recent capture.
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GERMAN TREMCH .BU!MET5L.
OPPONENTS OF WAR
State Food Administrator
Denounces Politicians Who
Wovid Gain Favor by
Lincoln, Dec. 2. (Special.) Poli
ticians and others who hope to gain
favor by opposing the war and the
policy of ' the governrnent v were
roundly scored here today by uurdon
VV. Wattles, fefleral food administra
tor for Nebraska. . Mr. Wattles de
livered the principal address at the
annual memorial services of the
Benevolent and Protective Order of
The Nebraska official was vigorous
in his denunciation of those who had
sought t hinder the government in
"We have been attracted and
charmed by the eloquence of too
many politicians who have preached
strange - and new doctrines, in the
past, loo many men who nave
damned our government by faint
praise or -who have preached near
treason openly have been elected to
places of honor and trust. Today
there are men in office who are fool
ish enough to believe that their op
position to the war will find a favar
able response from the people at the
next election," said Mr. Wattles.
"They seem to entirely overlook
the fact that their words encouraged
the enemy and will have the effect of
prolonging the war and of increasing
its cost in lives and treasure. If his
tory is a true guide', these men will re
ceive as pay for their errors, the con
tempt of all true Ahiericans. They
will pass into obscurity from which
they should have never emerged."
"Am I my brother's keeper?, the oft
repeated question has found its af-.
firmative answer in this war," de
clared Mr. Wattles. "It's expression
has been in varying degrees m orders
and individuals, who have responded
to the call as never before. Much
is being done to better mankind. The
world is being revolutionized; in fact,
the tendency of the times is to a ce
menting of forces and understandings,
which would have been thought im
possible beiore the beginning of this
Mr. Wattles paid high tribute to the
Elks and rfce.ir works of charity. His
memorial on departed Elks was a
classic, which will be treasured in the
archives of this great institution.
Small Towns of Nebraska
Do Their Share Raising Cash
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln. Dec. 2. (Special.) The
big towns do not appear to be doing
all the heavy work raising money
to carry on the war, according to
John Hall of Verdon. Mr. Hall is a
brother of State Treasurer George
Hall and Railway Commissioner
Thomas Hall. t
Mr. Hall said the little town of
Verdon with a population of only 400
people had subscribed SJ.-'UO to the
Red Cross, $600 to the Young Men's
Christian association funds and had
taken $30,000 in Liberty bonds.
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Son of German General
Trains American Soldiers
The father of Corporal Daniel
Pitcher of the machine Kun company.
Toledo, is a major general in the Ger
man army. " : - 7. '
Yet, when his exile was removed
by imperial edict two years ago, Cor
poral Pitcher chose to stay in the
land of his adoption.
Later, when war was declared on
Germany he was given the option of
getting an honorable discharge from
the armypr fighting against the land
of his birth, ' t
He chose to fight and is training the
machine gunmen in the use of that
deadly implement of war whicli may
mow down his own relatives.
His American patriotism is not re
centlv acauired. for he has served in
the regular army. "twenty-two years,
having seen service during the Span
ish-American war and in the Philip
His family' name is Von Falken
hausen. While attending a military
school in Germany he quarreled with
a comrade, reached his own gun first
and was forced to cross the boundary
at a late hour of night.
Coming to this country- he lived
with a family named Pitcher in Rock
ford, 111., and assumed their name. He
then enlisted in the. American army,
from which he will be retired in seven
"My mother in Germany left me
some money, but the government
grabbed it," he said, ''but I should
worry, with that $75 a month which
I'll get from Uncle Sam for the rest
of my days.
He was detailed from the Sixth in
fantry. United States armv. as in
structor for the machine gun "com
pany of the Sixth-regiment. He ex
plains ruefully1 that his old outfit is
now in France and will be one of the
first to enter the trenches.
Pitcher was the leader of that squad
of Sixth regiment soldiers who en
forced patriotism on a number of for
eign proprietors ot restaurants and
delicatessen stores last sorine and
made them display flags in their win
His wife is a cashier in a local
business establishment and his daugh
ter is a supervisor m a telephone ex
change. Cleveland Flam Dealer.
To Establish Bureau
For All of the Mies
(Correspondence of The Associated Press.)
London, Sept. 15. Establishment
ot a bureau of information for the mu
tuai benefit of all the Entente allies
to deal with questions relating to the
pensions, training and employment of
men disabled in the war, is proposed
in a report submitted to the British
minister ot pensions by Sir Arthur G.
uoscawen, as the result of a confer
ence of representatives of the allied
nations concerning the care to be
taken of disabled soldiers and sailors.
Sir Arthur pointed out that in
France and Belgium no soldier is dis
charged from the army until his cure
has been completed so that there is
no danger of his returning to work
before he is fit to do so, and thus per
manentlv impair his health.
The highest pension paid to British
privates at present amounts nearlv
to a w eek, while the highest French
J pension is about $J.75 a week.
BEDLAM OF ORIENT
IS A MASSOF RUINS
Two-Thirds ofiSaloniki Burns
and 70,000 Homeless Eefu
gees Are Without
Saloniki, Nov. 4.-rThis stricken city
presents a weird and terrible spectacle
after the great conflagration that has
destroyed two-thirds of it, leaving 70,-
000 homeless refugees, with a prop
erty loss of 500,000,000 francs. The
strange part of it is that, in the midst
of this desert of ashes, the stern real
ties of the war compel incessant ac- fa
tiv'ity, and alongside the ruin is theV
roar of the vast preparation of the
army of the orient, one of the vital
links in the chain encircling the cen
The report circulated in America
that Saloniki was set on fire by the
enemy as a military maneuver against
General Sarrail's army is groundless.
The fire started in small way, from
using coal oil in a stove in' the poor
quarter. A fierce gale did the rest,
scattering cinders over the town until
it was ablaze from end to end. -The
indications are Saloniki will
stay burned until after the war, There
is talk that the Americans are coming
to rebuild it. The city accepts the re
nnrt a true, and is talking of what
Anipripan monev and entemrise wlf
do. The proprietor of the .Continental :
hotel, which has been Durnea, saia
tVi . contract had been signed for
American reconstruction. But Consul
General Horton says it is all talk so
far and has assumed no definite form.
Thr Greek government expects to do
the rebuilding, but lacks' the money
for such a task. Meantime a great
army headquarters must be carried on
amirt nsVlPS. and the Serbian govern
ment will soon arrive to set up a capi
tal in the ashes.
Long Single Street.
CMnnit; tnHav is a nicture of black
ened walls, which stretch for miles
along the sea front. The city spreads.
out like a long ribbon on, a singic
cfrf F.irino- the aea. there used tO
be a strange jumble of palaces, ware
houses, hotels, theaters, cinemas, con
cert halls, gambling dens, stores anu
-it.,,v,. Rut sit thrsf have been
swept away. There is not a hotel left.
The famous St. Demetrius Greek
church went with the rest, in tne an f
the best ex-
ample of Byzantine church architec
ture in existence, singuiariy, How
ever, while the business and residence
crrtnn was burned, all the military
establishments escaped. .
Ordinarily Saloniki is a city oi
120,000 Npeople. But when the war
if tit ontpnt,. Viparlnuarters for
UldUC IV V"V. V... h . . !
v, n.-;nt tv. I2nnflft was suddenly
tut; -" . , - . .
swelled to 600,000. The population of
Saloniki prooaDiy is me greatest. ua
ture of nationalities that exists any
,.,Ura tnAiT Therr are seven differ- .
ent armies represented here French,
English, Itahait, Kussian, aeroian,
Greek and Albanian. With the Eng
Kch an Highlanders in kilts and In
dian sheiks in turbans, besides the
great mass in kahki. With the frencn
are Chinese Annamites from Indo-i
China, Senegalese negroes from Af
rica, as well as the rank and file of
French "poilus ' m their blue ana
Naval Base, Too.
Then there are sailors as well aS
soldiers, for this is a naval as well as
a military base. And besides' the
seven regular armies there are the.
contingents whicli do not quite reach
the magnitude of an army, such as the
American ambulance corps, the
American Red Cross, and the Ca
nadian troops, which are classed here
as American. All this multitude o
variegated uniforms, representing the
armies ot more than nair tne worm,
fill the streets with unendine streams
of soiled and ' dirty color, mostly
kahki, with flashes of all the colors of
the rainbow as the Albanian moun-.
taineers, the Cretan islanders, the
Serbians, Greeks, Russians and all
the rest push along in thts bewilder- ,
And after that the motley throng cf '
mixed races from the Balkans and
the Levant that meeting place be
tween the east and the west a jargon
of all languages, all races and all con
ditions, with beggars, priests, lakers,
painted women from Paris boulevards,
raoamiiffins. Tewish merchants, cen-
erals, admirals, and the vast lines of
soldiers and sailors ot all nations,
mixed in inextricable confusion in the
fire-cwent aw-w armv headnuarters.
which is justly entitled to its name
the Bedlam ot the (Jnent.
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