National Affairs: Private Lives

Approved last week by the Senate Military Affairs Committee was a bill authorizing the U. S. War Department to forbid Army officers to marry during their first three years of active service. Reason: second lieutenants draw only $125 a month, should keep their minds on the Army. Said Brigadier General Lorenzo Dow Gasser, testifying for the bill: ". . . We propose to exempt the present West Point class that graduates this June. I understand commitments have been made...."

> The authoritative Army and Navy Register reported that in port at Charlotte Amalie, Virgin...

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