§ 10. Mr. THURTLE
asked the Secretary of State for War the number of men recruited for the Army during the first five months of the present year; and how this number compares with the number recruited during the same period last year?
§ Commodore KING
The numbers of recruits finally approved during the first five months of the current year and the same period of last year were 12,436 and 12,549, respectively.