Some 5,500,000 soldiers, sailors & marines who served the U. S. at home or abroad in the War, were voted an honorarium by Congress three years ago, over the veto of President Coolidge. Some 3,100,000 of the soldiers — or their relicts or dependents—have collected this "bonus," as it was called in the press, this World War Adjusted Compensation, as it was called in the Act. Some 40,000 soldiers filled out their applications incorrectly, got them back again, and have since failed to return corrected applications to the Adjutant General's Office. Some 500,-000 soldiers have failed...

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