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2,300,000 MEN IN THE U. S. ARMY BY JULY 1
WEATHER Pair To-Morrow.
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FRENCH CAPTURE HILL 82
Millions Plow In and ( ver
wbscription ol $9oo,txxv
000 Quota Is in Sight.
BANKS GET BIG BLOCKS.
Brooklyn Passes Mark Set for
it and New York Gains
$43,423,360 ( )vernight.
Millions iiiv flowing int.. tho Sec
ond Federal District Reserve bank
to-d.iy to carry Sew York oTtr the
top of ib 1(00,000,000 minimum
John D, Rockefeller or, nunte tho
largest Individual bond pun hast
day- tliut or M.000,000 through the
Petroleum and Allied Trades Com
stMee "f the llalnbow Division. Thla
la Mr, flock sf oiler's brat contribution
to the loan fund.
Thi central Trust Company eialm
td tli credit of buying the largest
block of bond. Ten million doiiais
Mua the amount purchaeed by thla
comimnv. jut. I it had made nrevmn.s
wrciiMei oi large amount. The
frudntiai Insursnci Company bought
nn additional si.ooo.non. Blocks of
fi.ooo.ooo irere bought by the Kings
CoUnty Truat CoH the Standard Oil
Co. of New York, the New York Life
insurance Co., nmi Montgomery Co,
In mid -afternoon tho report came
In of additional block of (1,000.000
imueiit by tin- Mutual Life Inaurance
company and the Corn Bxchang
At 11 o'clock New York's figure
stood at J75u.-loo.OOi. which Pel nt.
fd an over-nighl increaae of $i.i.i-:i.-360.
At noon Brooklyn claimed to have
"gone over the top" with Ita suhscrlp-
tion and to 'je ? tu.oou b yond it mlnL
The BWlfteal flurry of the day oc
curred when tha Blue Devlla vlalted
the Stock Exchange at 1 o'clock and
ild 00,00, 1 wiiii of bonds in just gruphing plane, a ciermaii machine
three minute. Thl; w a d ine through c.iine In view. The day was brilliant
the m at artifice of raffling a French I With sunshine. A French planu t,:urt- i
, gas mask, Which had seen servl Oil ad for the Herman, but Mi isuor, who I
the bn4.tlc.rit Id. to tho blithest bond j WM flying high neurby In u Speedy I
bidder. , NlOUPOrt chaser, niadu u dlvo for the I
J. I'. Morgan . Co. bought In the (iiiinuu's tail. When within MUgS
mk with H40.000, Other purchases bo opened are with hi machine gun,
made in the swift three minutes were i and the Qennan started a spiral noso
by J. W. Bellgmsn, 3SO,000, and! due, but ufter a few seconds straight-
Urown Hros. In u 1 1 k sum. Icuid out and sturtcd back tor Ger-
The following are boiu of the sub- many.
scnptions regiBtsred at the Federal
New York Central lt.ulroad Co.
(through i in N itlonnl Bank),
Olobe Indemnity Co., l-'jO.OOO.
Mercantile Hank of thu Amc.lcas.
Dollar Savings Bank or Now Yoik
City (through Hfcnovtr National
Mrs. Mary Clark Thompson, $100.
000. I'eerless Truck and Motfer Corpora
Van Antwerp, Hlshup it l';sh, 0I,
Harrison William. 110,040,
Federal Ctllitles, Inc., $i0,uu0.
William 1. Quthlie, 110,000,
The Herman Bavlnga Bank a
Brooklyn (additional), $ju.000.
Tacony Steel Co., layout).
Sellgsberg & Co. (additional), Olli'
T. ,H. King (additional), IS,000,
H. D. Walbrldga & Co., irooo.
It. II. Simi ajn & Co., $:'5.ooo.
A. A. lleusman it Co. (additional),
(Coiitinuid on gecond t'agu.)
I in i i .'
Qfcla eat' ' ' .liini-nt In li
u-alsbl. commaKins at 11 o clo.k Adv.
WELL 'OVER THE TOP' BY
LOAN OVER THE
TOTAL REACHES $2,838,317,300
IN NATION - WIDE SPIRT
Chicago District Fourth to Pass Its Quota,
and All States West of the Missis
sippi Are Filled Up.
WASHINGTON, May 3 The Liberty Loan total to-
day reached $2,838,317,300, with partial reports from yes
terday's business. The Chicago district is the fourth to go
over the top with subscriptions of $453,640,850 to cover its
quota of $425,000,000.
Indications now arc that every State west of Mississippi
has subscribed its quota, although official reports to substan
tiate this are lacking from the Dallas and San Francisco dis
tricts. The indications are that the loan will go well "over the
WINGS FOE PLANE
15,000 FEE! IN AIR
Mcissner's Machine Damaged
by Aerial Crash, but He
with THB AMERICAN ARMY. IN
CRANCB, May 3 (Associated Cress).
An American aviator has brought
down tho fourth Oermun airplane
along the American front northwest
of Toil!, Lieut James A. Melssncr,
Whoa homo Is In llrooklyn. after a
thrilling aeriul batllo at 15,0'JO feet,
shot down an Albatross scout, which
fi ll in tlames.
Lieut, Melaaner i twenty-one year
old and a graduate of Cornell, Ht
came to Franco u few months ago
qualified as a pilot here.
While ho wus protecting a photo-
Melasni l- followed o closely when
the U'Tiiiun itfOlghtened out that the
lutter's wing tore both of tho under
wings ot Melasner'a machine, but at
tho same time, tho young American
p-iured a deadly stream of bullets Into
tho enemy il,WK, which started
smoking, Mslsaner kipt up the tire
until the Qerman machine burst Into
Dame! and tlau ci cashed to tttg
Thu story of his tgplolt having
i Irlokiad In over the telephono wire,
I thu oor respondent went to the iiuu
nn. mi' hangar, it had been report-
' ed that a wing of Mei.ssner's machine
j had been torn off by hi op; OMttt'g
"Impossible." said one of the mem
bers of McisMiei's r(UJili jii In fore
j the younh' aviator had returned to his
j bll'.et. "If the BOOhS really had
I; craped Jimmy with his Wing we
WOUld have had to call on tin.. Ued
i Cross to make Iikjuu h s through
I Switzerland a to what had hap
pen. to hnn."
Jut at that time Lieut, Melaanei
himself lumped QUI of an automobile
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nn. mini n rim EI, m i i in,
S sue. I'u. c i iwuikli K ' - is
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Cl-i'X r..fii n.i ;.ij,- ... i ....-. n, laf
i Lad.t"" wasa uo
WHO SHOT DOWN FOE
IN THRILLING BATTLE
JA3 vk saei-o a KJCKi,.
DIE IN BALLOON BLOW-UP.
Two rritati-K Head and Tweatj
Hurt nt Oatasia,
OMAHA. Neb., May "-Two in. .li
bers o' the itth Balloon Company
were burned to death and twenty "th
ere slightly burned laal night when a
biu observation balloon exploded in
Ita hangar on Florence Field! it wus
The dead are Private John B. Davta,
At Concord, N II, and I'uvato Vin
cent L Beaili Jessup, Md itn of the
injuifd Is Private Willard M. Camp,
New Vork City.
Two other soldier were Injured
uft'T tin- eX lini.in. Minn the arnbu-
Fori Omaha t.i l lnnncu Field
collided nii snotl
ON FLIGHT TO PITTSBURGH
II ii 1. e
rreneh liniir lli,ei-t fe
1 III M I trm II o lino e,
nDuasrn n t. i m.,v
r;e,.rges I-laschara of t'- Pienoh Avis-
t'.ull Cnrris, left ),': t' lay for Pitts
burgh in u demonstration flight in a
French Spud machine, large number of
whleh s.s being purchased by this Oov -
eminent, ii. wo flying by sompsst
and expected to make to) miles an hour,
arriving ther late t'; afternoon,
nis i oMarreaeloual laalak lo
i a, sallansta nr.
WABHINOTON May I Crestlon lu.1'
a Congresalonsl CommUaion, with ilfty r!;' ,,vv
members of the House and Twenty-flvi '"'
Xanatora. in an to K it ios to Invttatbral,, I
tin progress "i the i " i rotio
rosolutlon offerel In the Housi
H Representative Kelly ., pi
I III III I- Ml III nil. il
In KHI Jul.ll'l UxliiSM ..,lu
is i,.j itfsajph. adrei
DRAFT CALL FOR 250.000 ,
TO-MORROW SETS IN MOTION
BIG ARMY EXPANSION PLAN
Baker Reveals Approximately
1,820,000 Are in the Ser
I WA8HINOTON, May 3. -America's
greal army expansion jirogramme
wag t In motion to-duy. The
largeal single draft cull of tho war -
lor approximately KO.ooo men w in be
sent out by Provo t Marshal Qanaml
Crowd' i- to-morrow, A special call
lor 11,000 skilled inn'hanles Will be
iue. to-night. Mobilisation orders
(Or 1,000 moio artisans wero tele
AmeriCa'a lighting force on July 1
Will total ".300,000 men, 000,000 more
than originally planned. Iii develop
ing tins i.n I before tin House Mllt
4asw Committee to-day Secretary
linker, den. Match and others rc
voub d Bpproxlmab ly 1,110,000 men
ale In the service now. Indicating that
HK.nOO mori' will he culled to cump
between now and June ao.
Secretary Baker's estimates, as
submitted to the Military Committee.
total approximately $13.000,1100,000. bo
said today, The principal Inoreaaes
are in the Ordnance Bureau and the
Quartermaster Qontcafi Department.
The Secretary said the airplane
progn mime had not met expectations,
and blame 1 the 11111.1111111 on ovcr
confldence of the (lovernment nnd
lack of ability of contractors to ful-
i nil tin ir contracta as speedily a
1 they had pnnnlsed. He said the Lib'
city Motor a beginning to be 1 ro-
auoed. m quantity and tnai it wa an
uiuiu.iiiM' 1 succeaa, so much o timt
' Foreign Qovommenlg wanted to use
It, He told ot the needs of various
, bureaua, in the light of the knowledge
it, obtained in Uurope, His trip, he
said, opened his eye to the magni
tude of oi" rations,
The hearings will be reeumed Mon
j day and the Committee plans to re
I pnit lh,' bill to the House the last of
1 in xt weak.
While Secretary llaker was dis
cussing army expanaton, georetary
Daniels and his chief aides were out
lining the Navy's needs to the Bonatc
N'aval Committee in connection with
tin $i,it(000,000 n.ivai appropriation
paaaed by the House.
May movementa of troops to
Mil the gap abroad will exceed the
record f April, it eras stated offlolal-
hu f.,-.t., Willi., Il 1'i.liiiiOirv ..n
sursliip prevanta any extensive deal
ing ill llgures, It may be said that
the April murk sgoet dad original
promises bv n, coMtdeyablo number f
thouaanda, and thai whlla II did not
r, u li tho high water mark the max
imum ought to be In tight this
Atnerlc in tr.,ops in e.urope snau oi
well along toward the 1,000,000 mark
I,, fur.- the year ends, if the prssonl
aaheduli tare nt . red or extended,
I Added British tonnage tar trot p
t i isport is already in tho service
nn l almost literu.Iy ev rythlng
,;"lt B1" ",J"t i " ' 1
if, . ,. Kgd supplies movement
While i." specific recommendations
for a change In agl limit have been
1 mbm It tell, the War Department is
considering plans for raising the
draft agi to forty years, Inclusive,
Qen, Crow ler
I., i.i i timt ri gi-ti .i
nt thirty -one to fi,rty
a t . .till of iboul ii,"'11'.-
lu i Idltion to the
I uudi r the pros-
,.f ! l
.ul. I slve Ann nr.:
I nn a.
A A I hl fN
H U 1 U
ESULTS. Pave 2
I' M B I l i P,.. in
LONG ISLAND R. R. WRECK
TIES UP BROOKLYN TRAINS
All Sfrvice Over Atlantic Avenue
Division AlMfldonOXl No "..-n-
Hon of Injuries in Larly Report,
Hoth tracks of the Atlantic Avenue
dlvlalon of tho dong taiand HaHraed were
bloi ki'd Win n sn electric truln was de-
rslled at 5 30 V. M. to-dny at Vender
bill Avenue, llrooklyn. First reports
did not mention Injury of any pawn
ger. Wrecking crew were sent to the
There win be no tralas out or tha
Iflatbnah lltllail ovrr the Atlantic Ave
nue division thla afb moon, ai cording
to the rallroud. Tleki-t will be hon
ored at the I'ennaylvaiilu staUon In
Manhsttun und at Nostrand Avenue,
i'r oklyn, It wa ssld.
GOVERNMENT TO CUT
ChlinTUfl of W.ir Industries Board
Will Create Commodity Sec
tion rin Print Paper,
WAMMMOTOM, May 2. The Oov
ammant'O first step towanl re.luclns the
lzu of the American newspaper will bu
1 Chairman Darnell of tho War Indus.
Miles Hoard gaagwinoad to-day that h.
I will creato a i mninodlty seitlon 00
pgpor, to be headed by a leading pun-
llaheri which win handle quastloni of
print paper shortage and paper eon
Park ok baa t
n In conference with
i.i wspnper publishers this week, and It
la said had their Informal approval or
tn scheme. Hi- Is now looking for a
man to head the paper section.
Baruoh would not Indicate hi posi
tion on the matter or reducing the six
Of newspapers or elimination Ol Sunday
ASKS DELAY ON I. W. VV.
HOT Weed Trlerili "iciiiile to
iiid t Ulan-Walsh urn-
CHICAOO, May I. Counsel fm tha
''.overnment in the trial of ti members
of the industrial Workers of the world,
charged with violating llu Baplanaga
Act, to-day uetionad MUis Hilda gaary,
PliVOAa Secretary t" William " ("Big
Hill") Haywood, and Miss Bllaaheth ger
v'.i e, stenographer at Oeaersl Head
quartets, iiuwood and the seerotarlea of the
vsrloua branches sent a telegram 10
the chairman of the Judiciary Com
mittee of the s.-nnti . aeklna sn Inveatl.
ntloa nt ins I W w before es-parte
I'-glNlatlon, suoh as that purposed in the
King-Walsh mil is passed by Congraas
THIS SHIP ESCAPED U BOAT.
Haveefardi Reported Terped I
Ten Moatha two, Safe Part,
AN ATLANTIC PORT, May I The
h nisi lean llnsf Haverford. reoorted
j-unlc ti n months sxo, was dl covered
'."day uafelv i ns-oneed in a tirrth In i
i in Juii Pi la.it tlo- Havt'i fi'i'l ' us otrl-
isily listed on ped d, hut n hiu.ls ur
looalton i ii given
The ere ,,f tl vi-ssel anlved hen
W.-dnesdny nighi. but It innnli. n . i-
silent it is believed that the Haverford
Was torpedoed while op her return trip
from Bnxlsnd to t ii' s cuntiy Hu i
helped to safety by another vessel The
Haverford. built at Clyde Hank Scot-
and, in l$01, has gross tonnage of
SHIP RUN BY ELECTRICITY.
Ragllsh Hun. i i ran PeslgMed In
Hit , e I UN I.
LOMDON. May I, The il slsel
cslly propelled mi
..-iiit slop sver btilll
i Bnglsnd ,ii,i lha la gaat sleclrl ai
si in the world is now undergoing Its
nlahlnl touches at a British ililpya 1
ni si soon s'l.t on ii- f. yoyagf
i . no. -i i i..h
find two kiddies
I Ar I tK I HKtt UAYS
slept in Hallway and Eleven
Year - old Boy Rustled
Money t See Thrillers,
Michael Kerles, eleven, and Ills
afster Pearl, right i.irs od, who
have been missing fnnn their hmne,
No, Ml Columbus Avenue, stnoe laal
Tuaaday, were round tin afternoon
I lu front t a movta theatr 1 Waal
JOOd Street, eal of A m I i nla in Ae-
nU(1 xht wero looking at tha throti
siieet posters cnarhy I'haplln,
oblivious to tho fact thsjt a score of
detectives wen- looking for Ibem, und
timt tho entile nelgbborl i was In
n state of alarm
The ohk f 1 ow 1 n
w as ,,s to how t hi
,: I l i 'In
wind to get Into ih" movie theatre,
Michael had six pennies ind needed
live more, 'rin , had been seen first
bv Jimmy Caru, ell
of No. Ill
Wsgt 101st Hi i 1 t, ho a Ith bis '-hum,
... X. . . ...
J "II II 11 I I I I I I I '.I ... Ill', IT ' ,, -
lumbua Avenue and 11,1 I Street when
t hi1 youngStei , i in' ' i i by.
Jimmy got hla inothel t., k' p the
,. ., . (ni whlli he ind
' " ,k 1 gnt wnm i 'i.
lobnny won) In 100th Htreel Po-
ilea Station foi m m. II. re
lurnod with "Cop Burton, who ked
), youngsters thell n n.n . Which
i ., ., ,
were promptl) tlvon bi Michael,
In n th.' puli , oi' ii tnld him t.i it
ha had b. ii look ng for him for
three days Michael opened his
may ayss and said ihul he had been
to thi ntOVle M , ..ml i. - llstel
went to ii" i n station Instead,
kC-lltiUUvJ -u BSMIUttd I'ilgC )
ON MOVIE SPREE
r-S .' - 1
HEAVY FIGHTING IN REGION
OF LYS TOM; VICTORIES
FOR ALLIES ON WHOLE LINE
French Forces Take Initiative and
Deliver Telling Blow English
Advance Strengthens Vital Spots
Ready Now for Kaiser's Drive.
BRITISH HEADQUARTERS IN FRANCE May 3. A tre
mendous crescendo of gunfire has broken out this morning, the
principal increase being apparently in the Lys region.
Last night there was much bombing activity on both sides,
the Entente airmen inflicting heavy casualties.
The Australians carried out successful minor operation ml
Villers-Bretonneux during the night, while the Canadians mopped
up a strong post, taking seven prisoners and five machine funs.
Further north the British rushed a machine gun emplace
ment, clearing it tr-t and bringing in three survivors of the gar
rison. PARIS, May 3. The French made an attack late yesterday
on the front between Haillea and Castel, southeast of Amiens,
and captured Hill 82 and the wood on the Avre River nearby, the)
War Office announces.
f Castel la about a mile and a quarter eouth of lfalllee, wbeie
Aim rlcan ttOOBSJ mo fighting, on the west hank of the Avre Hlver.
Tho hill Is an SmlaVSnOS of L'ji) feet. The ground thus galnd Is prob
ably morn valuable than any other of equal ana which lies along
th. rutin, Homme lino. It waa at (tallica that tho Dermans effected
tlnli greatest penetration In tin Ir Amiens drive, and at Hill 13 thoy
Wero within leas than three miles of the Important Paris-Amiens
"In the region south of Villers-Bretonneux," says the state
ment, "there was violent artillery firing by both of the combatants
as well as fairly spirited infantry engagements near the monies
ment, in the course of which the French troops gained soma
"South of the Avre the French late yesterday carried out
local operation which met with perfect success. Our troops ate
tacked the German positions between Hailles and Castel. We toosg
possession of Hill 82 and the wood bordering on the Avre. The)
number of prisoners taken exceeds 100, including four officers.
"In the region of the Ailette the French repulsed a German
raiding party. French reconnoitering detachments were active,
especially in the Wocvre and in Lorraine, bringing back prise
LONDON, May 3. In the neighborhood of Villers-Bretotv
rtrux, on the front before Amiens, the British gained the advan
tage in local fighting during the
i lie statement ioiiows:
"Local fighting took place to our advantage last night in
the neighborhood of Villers-Bretonneux. We carried out suc
cessful raids south of Arras and cast of St. Venant, in the
course of which ten prisoners and five machine guns were
captured by our troops.
"The artillery has been active on both sides during the
night between Givenchy and the Forest de Nieppc, in the
ncighburhood of Locre and south of Ypres."
Inti n. e pi spallations for u rt nswal of the fighting on a grand si'sle are
evidenced lo-dai Wuors the blow will fall I problematical, bu; the con-
ii llltnry exports. thai ! will sgslnsl the Awerlcau and Brit
forci defending; Unl n Largo numbers ! American divisions are
ready to mi., action th. ro if Uw Oorguuii uttack.
I n. ling m tha''
region, .'ii la betlcvi I Uou Perah- Mount ! Cats. Hcherpenbvrg aa
ing's dlvls will bs segloualy eu-
; ,n a in ,. i Urns.
II ml Kemmel being Intensely
..I H in ind
U I ige to the
i v In
Mount i. .,
, ... . ., ul jl ts to luki
night, the War Office announces.
' remali ler of tho high giuund
held by the Allies.
1 1 1 1 :'s i. i H from
British heud.iuarters lust night sayat
ram which tho enemy at.
tempted thla morning la IkS)
PSl nborbood of Ilebuterno waa
rtrjulitd KSxospt for the usual as-