ARMY & NAVY: Guerdons

The War Department has recommended, and Congress is planning, suitable guerdons for the hardy fliers who recently circumaviated the earth. A bill before Congress proposes making the Lieutenants, Majors; the Sergeants, First Lieutenants; giving each $10,000 and a Congressional Medal of Honor. The War Department, announcing a list of belated citations for gallantry in the Spanish American War, named Lieut. John J. Pershing (now General retired) to be honored with a silver star. The frigate Constitution, several times near destruction, saved once by Oliver Wendell Holmes' Old Ironsides, is suffering from the...

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