Clipped From The Algona Upper Des Moines

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 - SOLDIERS HOME IN NOVEMBER Fred Staves Writes...
SOLDIERS HOME IN NOVEMBER Fred Staves Writes That They Will Leave Manila About September 1 DES MOINES, August 19.—M. C. Staves, of this city, has received a copy of "Freedom," the soldier paper pub lished at Manila, from his son Fred, with the Fifty-first Iowa regiment. Mr. Staves writes that the regiment expects to leave Manila for the United States about September 1, and to reach Iowa about November 1, some time being consumed at San Francisco, With the copy of the paper was sent a small Filipino flag found by young Staves in a,. Filipino hut which was captured by the Iowa soldiers, and in which were found a dozen dead Filipinos. The flag is spotted with Filipino blood. The copy of "Freedom was pviblished .Inly 4, and contains many items of soldier news. Hon. John If. Irwln Accepts. of

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  1. The Algona Upper Des Moines,
  2. 23 Aug 1899, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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