SOLDIER BONUS: Tardy

The War Department has been much concerned by the slow rate at which veterans have been applying for their bonuses. To be sure, claims may be filed until Jan. 1, 1928, but the veterans might be expected to demand at once whatever is coming to them. Of the 4,051,606 Army veterans, about 1,785,000 have applied. Only 64 have announced they will accept no bonus.

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