Draft suspended due to flu

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Draft suspended due to flu - thus usually CERTAIN ZONES ' Draft Calls Sent...
thus usually CERTAIN ZONES ' Draft Calls Sent Out by Provost Marshal General. Washington, Oct 23.--Draft calls, suspended three weeks ago because of the influenza epidemic, now are going out again in certain zones where the surgeon general's office has decided it is safe to send the men to cantonments. The localities and the exact number of men will not announced for the present The October program Is understood to have called for the induction of about men and the number not called out during the remaining days the month would be added to succeeding monthly quotas, all being called as quickly as precautions for safety will permit The largest single call, suspended was for 140,000 men were to have entrained Oct. 14.

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  1. The Chronicle-Telegram,
  2. 23 Oct 1918, Wed,
  3. Page 10

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  • Draft suspended due to flu

    hopemoore – 16 Mar 2013