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Veterans Must Walk

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i-ï. Paul, Aug. is.- At the mitionnl encampment of the G. A. R., vrhich tnke3 pla.;e here nest month the parade will, it is helieved, contain 30,000 veterans and will tae for the veterans only, the commander in chief having orderei positiveiy that there shall bc no carriages in line. Many inquiries have been received as to the time Commander-in-Chief Walker w.ll arrive in St. Paul, and the announcement is made officiully that he will not arrive until the pxurning of Tuesday, Sept. 1, Already nearly two hundred reunions of varlóus army organizatious have been booked to be hild during encampmeut week. One of the successful features of the week will be the boys' informatiou brigade, an organization having been perfeoted among the high school boys to patrol the city and give information and directions to visitors, t ivo boys bi'ing stationed at each street corner, their marked white caps notifying the veterans any needed help Is to be had free of charge. The Loyal Legión have secured quarters In the Ryan hotel and will keep open house to thcir companions and friends. The Kittson mansión on Summit avenue has been fitted up as headquarters for the ladies and there svill bc held numerous receptions to the ladies of the various auxiliary societies and their friends. ' The general Grand Army reception w'ill have the ladies' headquarters building for a center and w.ll extend for half a mile along Summit avenue with numerous stations decorated for the occasion. The week will end with a reception by the Daughters of the American Rsvolution to the visiting ladies.


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