2. Mr. W. K. Trower, general secretary, $500 per month; Mr. J. H. Wilkie, assistant secretary, $250 per month; Mr. T. M. Forrest, in charge of Statistical and Information Departments, $208.33 per month; Mr. E. M. Russell, expert on metals, $175 per month; Mr. W. P. Murphy, in charge of Filing Department, $125 per month. These men were selected by the board
as being competent for the duties they are now performing and the board were satisfied with their credentials and they are now performing the duties assigned to them in an efficient manner.
4. Mr. W. K. Trower, February 25, 1918; M*r. J. H. Wilkie, March 1, 1918; Mr. T. Mr. Forrest, March 13, 1918; Mr. E. M. Russell, April 8, 1918; Mr. W. P. Murphy, February 14, 1918.
Subtopic: WAR TRADE BOARD OFFICERS.