National Affairs: War Report

Leaving the state of the Army to Major-General Charles Pelot Summerall, Chief of Staff, who reported conventionally that it was good, and the state of the air to Assistant Secretary of War F. Trubee Davison, who reported energetically that it was good and getting better, Secretary of War Davis devoted a major portion of his annual report to the state of the Philippine Islands, which the War Department governs. So thoroughly did Secretary Davis cover this subject that it seemed he must long have been girding himself to defend "General Wood's most fitting...

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