Sir WILFRID LAURIER:
treat them, as deserters. Arrangments have been made by -which, when they get their notices, they will get transportation to the points at which they have to report to the commanding officer. The commanding officers werq instructed by telegram on Friday to see, that those who get leave of albsence shall be supplied' with transportation bade. It will cause some delay but we are trying to expedite matters in every way possible.
Subtopic: LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR -SEEDING -OPERATIONS.