BRIEFS ... By Baukhage C. Since sound sleep is insurance for good drill results, more than 41,000,000 pieces of equipment and supplies are needed by the army to give a comfortable night's rest to every soldier. Accordingly, the quartermaster corps provides each man witb a bed, mattress, two pillows, pil-lows, three mattress covers, four pillow cases, six wool blankets and nine cotton sheets. C, A bill for further pensions for World war veterans' dependents is before congress. The government is still paying one pension to a "dependent" "de-pendent" of the war of 1812. William Wil-liam Hassett, now secretary to the President, when he was a young newspaper man in Vermont, wrote the story of the death of the last pensioner of the War of the Revolution.