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January 14, 1918

Canadian troops elect a nurse as their representative, on the basis she knows their conditions best. Her platform is focused on their post-deployment prospects. Meanwhile their are reports of mysterious fires being set in ports and on bases; and positive descriptions of the bolsheviki taking care of the "riffraff," as they reform Russia.

Source: "Nurse Named Solon," Tacoma Times, Tacoma, Washington, January 14, 1918. Page 1, Column 4.

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