From Arica, Chile, General Pershing, Chairman of the Tacna-Arica

Plebiscitary Commission,* despatched a superficially colorless cable about his health:

"For some time past I have had need for expert dental treatment, which cannot be obtained here. I have planned during the last two or three months to take the first opportunity to visit the United States for that purpose."

Simultaneously the State Department announced that the General will return to the U. S. within a few weeks. On the day following this announcement...

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