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THE WASHINGTON TDIES. FRIDAY, MAY 24; 1918.
U-Boats Are Beaten by Go-Operation of the Allied Fleets, Declares Admiral Sims
A N D HEROISM
OF THE BRITISH
Continued from First Page.)
least for the time being. I am sure
that there Is no American but" who
is thrilled to hear of these gallant
deeds unsurpassed even in the annals
or the British navy.
"We have, mastered the submarine
vaunt that it would starve England
and proven It false. The boast that
it would stop American forces from
reaching the battlefields in France
has been proven foolish. With the
British navy, the French navy, and
the Italian navy the American navy
has co-operated, and I can safely say
we arc well on the road to winning.
"We shall do the Job completely.
German) hope of crippling the al
lies at tea is rapidly fading.
"When the German people know it
has faded it will not he an easy job
for the Kaiser and his junkers to
lead them forward Into a successive
and hopeless shambles of blood and
The extremely effective way in
which we have been able to co-operate
with our naval allies is the best
evidence that a united command la
No Qneatlon of Precedence.
"There has been no question of pre
cedence between us If three Amerl
can destroyers, say, and three Brit
ish, go out on a mission, the senior
officer Is in command. If he is Brit
ish, he takes charge of all; If Ameri
can, he is in command of the entire
flotilla. There has not been a single
Instance in which allied officers and
aallors have not worked in utter har
mony, and I am glad to say our own
American officers and men have met
them with as free a band."
Settling down in an armchair be
fore a big desk piled with papers, the
American admiral then smiled qulz-i
alcally and said:
Swedish advices to the State De
partment today reported the resigna
tion of Busslan Foreign Minister
Tchlctherin and the succession of
Karachou, Russian delegate to the
Another message said 2.000 prison
ers assembled at Kiev were dispers
ed by the Germans, that proprietors
had been stripped of their rlghtc
that the Germans were carrying off
Ukrainian provisions, and that towns
and railways were dark for lack of
Russian wireless dated May 1 re
ported attacks In the Black Sea upon
merchant vessels and related the at
tack of a Germsn U-boat upon a hos
pital ship near Norway.
Three persons were killed and two
seriously injured when a submarine
sank a passenger steamer in Walda.
As for Finland, advices said the
White Guard and German armies
were stealing all government aid
private property, and had already
conflscated several billions of dollars
worth of Russian securities.
News concerning French Trans-
Caucasia was that the government
had sent armed merchant vessels to
bombard the coast where its author
ity was not recognized.
German Uboat activities sgainst
Russian fishing boats, passenger
steamers, and hospital ships have
aroused great discontent among the
masses. It "was stated, and Germany
has been asked not to permit repeti
tion and to take measures to punish
guilty parties and indemnify losses.
Military intervention in nussia on a
large scale Is generally opposed by
American army officers. Aside from
the Japanese army, there Is no "force
sufficiently large which can be spared
and. furthermore, the transport dif
ficulties are too great. It would be
unwise. It was pointed out. to send
only Japanese troops. The effect
probably would create antagonism in
Might Be Revived.
"A revival of the fighting snlrit
must be created in Russia," said a
well-known general today.
The allies can use propaganda
methods to as great an advantage as
the Germans. In addition, I think
"There is just one thing more. Be- that very effective work could be done
.cause we have been fairly successful by sending officers of the allied army
and perhaps because a large propor- to Join the loyal Russian forces there
tlon of Americans are not seafaring and work westward along the Sibe
people, I am told there Is an Idea rian railroad, organizing an army as
that American sailors are having! they go.
rather an easy time of it. I "I have no doubt that Russia can
"Not so. Our boys are taking turn be reorganized as rapidly as It has J ifnce '"
ut with the allies' navies. We do been disintegrated if the proper meth-1 m""'"f'
about wlpi the all
not havo their age nor their old tra-, ods are followed,
dltlons of victories on the blue, but T"ZT
we have aa gallant men, and. though, MftTilBrVri IVT ARR
their deeds will not be known until
after the war is won, I can assure
HURT IN TWO ACCIDENTS
you that all American citizens may
well be proud of them.
"In the long days and nights, in
calm and storm, they do their work Two motorcvcllsts today are suf-
beside the best of the allied seamen, i ferin rrom painful Injuries they re-
allied comrades. Should it come.
they will die as nobly as the best.'
celved in accidents last night-
Carroll Farrell, twenty-two yecrs
old. 1211 Duncan street northeast.
The foregoing Is the first interview lost control of his cycle while riding
given out by Admiral Sims since heon Tenth street, near C northeast.
was put in command of the American . and cra-hed Into a tree,
hoi iuiic in r.uropean waters.
(Continued from First rage.)
one." said Mr. Bailey, "and if the
prosecution does not produce It we
shall ask for a summons for Mr.
Becker and have him placed on the
Very white and angry. Mr. Iskey
Jumped to his feet and said "Mr.
Bailey will have nothing to do with
the conduct of the prosecution of this
case. We know of no second affidavit
from Mr. Thomas and shall Introduce
none. The affidavit which we havo
introduced and which came from
Paris to us is the only one we have
knowledge of and the only one vc
Mr. Bailey, replying, said: "I know
there Is another and since the prose
cution has announced the fact that
the one which he has came from
Paris I will say that the law of
New York provides a severe penalty
for the divulging eljher by attorney
or witness of the substance of an af
fidavit as this has apparently been
divulged by being sent to France."
Reading of the documentary evi
dence in the case was terminated this I
THE WISE FOOL.
"Dead men tell no tales," quoted the
"Hnw about those who have written
their own obittuarics" asked the Fool.
There la a work for every pernor
to do In thU iTnr fnol fa nmmonltlon
re yon waatfog III D. C. Food Administrator.
him to the street. He is at the Cas
ualty Hospital suffering from con
clusion of the brain.
Falling from his motorcycle while
District Attorney Laskey then call
ed to the stand William Charles Arch
er, assistant chairman of the board
of directors of the Chatham and .
Phoenix Bank, of New York city. I
Archer produced three signature "
cards of the bank, covering the ac-j,-
counts of the Godsol Traders Corpora
tion, the Alliance Motors Corporation ,
and Frank J. Godsol's private ac-
count His testimony showed that (
Frank J. Godsol was the only person i
who could withdraw money from
either of the three accounts. He also
produced a letter from the allianei
concern, signed by Godsol as treasur
er, directing that J100.000 be trans
throwing j furred from the alliance account to
UOQSUI 9 perBUUAl Bbkuuui.
Recalled To Stnnd.
Frederick Allain, practicing French
attorney, now legal adviser to the
If You Want This Wool
From thePresiden t 's Sheep
Write or Wire Brownlow
3ftrankitn Linton a Co.
A Store of Individual Shops
Fifth Avenue, 37th and 38th Sts., New York
I : V. l.l,U nmmU.(nn In tVl1rt11l
on Branch avenue, near Alabama " """ "'" -- - ---
.u ... it-m i. tim.i.v- try. who was on the stand yesterday,
avenue southeast. William nWirel. ! w; recaed today
twenty-three years old, of Good j,e 8Urted to .explain the French
Hope, D. C. received lacerations on court procedure, and applied the dc
his face and his body was bruised. ta thereof to tne Godsol case, es
He was treated at the Casualty Hos-i . . . ,.,, would he, lian-
pital and later taken to his home. !dlcd , tfae French COurts.
- --' His evidence brought out that God
sol would be tried before a military!
court-martial of six officers In i
France, but that the law provides I
that, if convicted, he could be given
no more severe penalty than the civil
courts could Impose, namely, a prison
I sentence of from one to five years and
a line of from 50 to S.uoo iranc.i.
He was still on the stand when re
cess was taken at 12:30. He returned
his testimony when court reconvened
for the afternoon session.
Whether or not Godsol's attorneys
will be allowed to Introduce testi
mony to controvert the affidavits is
a moot question over which there
Is likely to develop a sharp contest
when the question arises.
NEW WILLARD HOTEL
Penn. Ave., 14th and F Sts.
Exclusive Summer Apparel
For Women and Misses
COPIES AND ADAPTATIONS OF LATE PARIS
MODELS AND OUR OWN OF.IGINATIONS IN
Suits, Coats, Wraps, Summer Furs
Afternoon and Evening Gowns
ALSO EXCLUSIVE MODELS IN
Waists, Skirts, JHass, Sweaters, Sport Apparel
Riding HabHsflRJnderwear, and Negligees
AT MODERATE PRICES
G. W. U. ORGANIZING
RED CROSS CHAPTER
George Was-hlngton University is
helping the lied Cross financial drive
by organizing a lied Cross chapter at
Students today are canvassing the
nln' departments of the unlerslly
with membership cards. urging
those students who are not already
members of lied Cross chapters
join the new nrganiatlon at the
university. Members of other
branches are entitled to shift their
membership to tin" university organ
ization. It is understood. The Initia
tion fee Is Jl -.
Until Bennett and i:ugeno Under
wood are In charge of the movem'nt.
Isn't It appropriate that Seal Brothers
should be In the fur business In Citicln
If yon hne n food mnaervnfLnn
recipe. pn It on to your neighbor
nnU jour friend be "In the rnlrr,'1
II. ". Food Idmliitntrntiir.
The two pounds of wool given
by President and Jlrs. Wilson
from the White House flock of
sheep for the benefit of the Red
Cross district fund, to be sold
by Commissioner Brownlow, waa
delivered to him this morning,
and he will receive bids by mail
or telegraph up" to Monday after
noon. May 27, the closing day of
the Ited Cross campnlgn.
The governor of each State and
the President of the Board of
Commissioners of the District
have been asked by the lied
Cross to take charge of the
auction In their respective Juris
dictions Henry White, manager
of the Potomac division of the
lied Cross, yesterday afternoon
asked Mr Brownlow to act aa
In order that everybody may
have an opportunity to bid the
sale will be conducted by letter
and wire. The names of the bid
ders and the amounts offered will
be announced daily in the press.
Commissioner Iironnlow hopes
to reccUe tccral bids by wire
this afternoon, and confidently
expects a great many bids by
letter tomorrow morning.
In many States It is said that
the price of wool per pound will
range into the thousands of dol
lars. The successful bidder will re
ceive with the two pounds of
wool a letter from President and
Mrs Wilson, acknowledging the
aid given to the lied Cross by
MUST GO DRY FOR
HELP TO LOIR
FOOD PRICES HERE! LACK OF SWEETS
A total of $7469,823 has been
reached in the second war fand
drive of the American Bed Cross,
according to reports received at
national headquarters today.
Washington today holds another
war record In the oversubscription of
the amount allotted the National
Capital in the second war fund drive
of the American lied Cross.
With Its quota of 1500,000 over
subscribed at noon todar the team
workers who have canvasied the city
since Monday went determinedly at
the task of making it a million dol
lars' for Washington.
Official announcement at the meet
ing of the team workers showed a
total collection of :0!.39O.S5. Of this
J7t.14S.57 was collected this morning.
Yesterday's record was J101,:7J.
The team of Mrs. Ffoulke led in tne
amount of subscriptions secured, J10,
985 being reported by her workers.
Canadian Official Here.
Col. Charles R. McCullough, official
representative to this country of the
Canadian Red Cross, arrived here to
day. He wiii speak at "Canadian
Night" at Liberty Hut at 8 o'clock. Jo
seph Edward OTooIe. assistant aecre
tary of the Senate, will speak at
Keith's Theater tonight in the interest
of the drive.
The beginning of the new team cam
paign of a house-to-house canvass and
the benefit baseball game between
Washington and Detroit at American
League are the major efforts of the
team workers for today. President
Wilson has notified officials he will
attend the benefit game. Ty Cobb and
other diamond stars will solicit sub
scriptions for the fund.
Lloyd Harris, chairman of the
Canadian War Mission, and Capt. G.
D. Hunter, Canadian aviator, will be
the speakers at Liberty Hut tonight.
Captain Hunter was for nine months
a German prisoner. He will relate his
experiences Jn Hun prison camps.
Private Whale and Private Lambert,
who were sent by Canada to aid the
Red Cross drive, and Mrs. Sidney
Dunn, of Hamilton, Canada, whose
son has been decorated many times,!
will also be on the program. j
Girls who were on duty In hotels'
selling candy and flowers did a iec-
nrri breaking business for the Red!
Cross yesterday The largest Individ
ual checks received yesterday for tho
fund were J10.000 from Duncan PMI
llps, MO.OOO from Mrs. Duncan Phil
lips, and 5.000 from James L. Phil
lips. B. F. Keith's Theater hung up an
other proud mark in Red Cross -ol
Marshall Mk Apeat.
Vice President Marshall was the
speaker last night. After his speech
thn audience subscribed $3.107 97,
bringing the day's total to J3.CSI 88
- '"" w -. A LONG time ago - AT THE edn of the lawn.
y XV ? xh jr -SPSIiasw
yS Vsi ZlAJ ? y&fWi .JaHfe OUT IN the West AND I Wt it.
MM&P. V'. '' -- "" MU vJr' & M THERE WA8 a boarding house. D0INQ A nndredyard.
Im "TrV t ? IF g& P S&JFL THF-1 where i used to iiw. '.N TEN ;,.
Ytf - hi &yk ts) rial JlsPd Is rw w - , B ,Nn Tur ' ' u and it n bodd.
iJ C c-f.l 3T-ra ' sfJ? ?i ! Tr- JMt rl m 'V9BaP WST? 1H AND THERE was a Isllow then. v .
(TV 3F fW ATft Ste A V m fjW, .R r JShi I J '?' ,?-Ca?- 5) BY THE name or Jack.
r IraSgS. r v. r v Lh iLmm andone.
"iivX "sjf J OJillM A 2p. asi . AvX V-dy V P w nc nit noma in a caca. I
A AC?-j iHlrifiisl'i))vXNL .' v""! "?g' JL AND HE nad " 1tef-
XTV A lv Jm eTlr rK. VS. Vi . A001 ND A lot of grips.
WAV jH9'RK.y9iVrfI f rU iNsS3 X X AND SHE'D Just come out
w -r JO JT EnriRM UUCDC Ta 1 mJ I
l Ml J X l.,.-)Ji
W-J-Lambert 1 Jofin P-Stancnfteld JosepfiW-iknley JJ-Darlinftlon xTfUS " back in Wisconsin.
Ml i - I --
.UKKBBRfe! W&7 JbfU.E-L(I-ly TO PAY him a-isjt
MICOIMP AUiniUIT JKBKKKm IM' A"DHERck;rLIL
CAUSESA BIG SIR Mmk RED CROSS HAS
IN GODSOL HEARING Wm l PASSED QUOTA; IS
IHfV m OUT FOR IVIILLION
AND FOR two weeks.
SHE WAS the queen.
OF THE boarding house.
AND THERE came the night
SHE WAS going away.
AND I was upstars.
GETTING ALL dolled up.
SO AS to look good.
WHEN WE went to the train.
AND WHILE I was there,
THE GANG left
IN A couple of hacks.
AND WHEN I came down.
AND FOUND them gone.
I GRABBED mr hat
AND DID a sprint
ACROSS THE lawn.
AND THAT dar.
HAD PUT an iron pipe.
ABOUT A foot from the ground.
ALONG THE sidewalk.
AND THREE dars later.
WHILE. I wa lying there.
IN MY haUroom bed.
WITH MY leg in a splint
I GOT a post card.
AND IT. said:
" - .
TPS A wonder.
- - ,
"Y0U.C0UUDNT -find t-Mv
AND WAS signed "IuV
AND I -sent' one' back. -
AND IT said:
"I NEARLY-kUled myself.
"JUST TRYING to."
AND SHE didn't answer.
AND I got well-again.
AND FORGOT, about ,
AND I ran right Into her.
ON 'THE ayeaue.'
AND GRABBED hold.of fcer'taaL
AND MY' hat blew away.'
AND I west after- it
FOR A block and a half.
AND WHEN I got back.
I COULDN'T find: her.
AND MAYBE.ifa beet
SHE'S A sort of a'fcoode.
THE TROUBLE I bare.
EVERY -TIME I aee her.
I THANK you. ,
Bed Cross Activities
Noon Meeting of team workers
at the Wlllard ballroom. '
12:30 and 4:30 Music and
speeches on north ateps of tha
4:30 Washington-Detroit base
ball game at American League
Park, proceeds of which go to the
8:00 "Canadian N'lghf at Lib
erty Hut, with speeches by men
who have been at the- front, ana
songs by Helena Marsh. Mme. Ka
mara and Segurola, of Metropo
litan Opera Company.
8:30 Motion pictures at souin
steps of the Treasury. Boy Scout
Band will play.
This makes the grand total to date
Keith's Regular Red Cross drive fea
tures, the bazaar, the Chinese auc
tion, the melting pot, tha Senatorial
contest, the flower and tld bit sellers,
all these were genvously received by
the public yesterday.
Saturday- will -e a big day In tha
Keith features for the drive. "Colonel
iike." the big Texas turkey pre
sented to President Wilson, will be
sold at auction. Another article to be
auctioned off Saturday at this play
house will be a quilt presented to
President Wilson by lira, 8axi Wasp.
of Mlltpn. Ore. Two big IWat'dW
will be aold a't auction also tomorrow
nizhtiwhen Serreant Hifferaan wfll
Drive at Gayetr.
Women member of the eat f
tha "Puss Puss" company. Jean 8a
dlnl'a show at tha Gayety Theater
this week, have collected 17,80 far
the Red Cross war service fund. JX
tha performances yesterday ths.girU
of the chorus sang patriotic songs
and solicited funds from the audi
ences. The efforts of the company war
assisted by Joseph Edward OTe-U.
.i.t.n ,Mntirr nf iha Senata. wrfr
an address. The drive will be continue
today and tomorrow at tne irayecy.
according to announcement today fey
Manager Harry Jarboe.
PRINCE OF WALES IN
ROME, May 242 The Prince of
Wales arrived from theItallin.''front
today to participate- In' the. patriotic
celebration of Italy's en.trancvlata
the war, - ,
He was given a magnificent wel
come by the thousands of school boys
who cheered and' waved flags.
refund money if it fails, 25c
DINE AT THE
' fOTE.- if
Table d'lfote Dinner, o to R. Manle
FRANK V KKHWICK. I'KOP
(Continued from First Pace )
The new price list fixes the mark be
yond which the storcl.e-pir must
To the householders of tho District
Ili'low art given the fair prices on
staple food commodities!. If your
dealer charges innrr for any items
than the prices listed below, plian"
report and send your juiles slip: if
possible, to Clnrenre R. Wilson, Fed
eral food administrator for the Ils
trlrt of fnlunibta. 001 Sixteenth street
fvmmniity lar I'r.
nmme-ai. unite, bulk, per lb . M
JWII l-ac (lst Erartwl .. .I
i.rokrn loir, icm 1MHI IHi-Ib.
I. fr lb .
Wliot liomlny. bulk. ir 'b
itoneu onia, whk. rr lb
llc. f.ncj" hoe ha.1, per lb.
Illue roMt. trr I,
Suar. cninulatMt. Lutk or
; iukair. ir lb
While i-rfMiwu. f. R m trie,
l No. I told crop), r U Uwi.
White Mtnnn. n-w. ir U
Hi II ixk) . H
Whit- f.itoo mh ormltkf..
Vrr 1 iIm II V
, UM f-onio(ind r ! -r "
IUlf-oiiuirKliiiii,- per II. - 34
Nut oeomsrRniine r II, JS ."C
flutter rreamery bet labfr flrsta
la prints, per lb .. .0 M
45 J I a
A number of Washington's soda foun
tains, particularly the ones which hae
been busiest will have to cloc down
within the neM few dis.
A limit has iK-rn put uimn the uo of
iii::ir for sjrups by District Food Ad
inlnistrator 4'lnrence It. Wilson. A num
ber nf drug stores anil other foun
tains havo already used tiie full
amount allowed for consumption
up to July 1. When their present
syrups are nc. they will be without
The sugar mut le conserved for can
ning and preserving and the soda foun
tnlru anl soft drink manufacturers can
under no i irrumMnnrcs use more than
SI per cent of the amount of sugar
this 3 car. that they usrd Ia:t J car.
. . -.1
. .1 4
. IJ 3)
. .li t
. .41 4
Ameriran cheese. wht!e milk,
per It. .. . .
nrax. nirly frewli, ier d
Itennr ilrle,! lima, r-er lb
Ilcun. while, navy. ir lb.
llean. I'lrili. r lb
J Ilnren. In whole flece jr lb. ..
j itirm. viicti in imiK. per ill. i .
llatn. hllcoit. In rnrturi. wr lb.. :.
Iinl. pure j,er lb iln tubMi... an i
i Ham. italiflartlfSier lb .. .. 22 16
ltt nUI'K-s Im Kl llie nunlun Mot k of
lniiN" eiit to ni- lieiil If alii dtl'r
. lutrKe mre for foialu, ihnn the r'r'e
iiitNI -'o lir Imiii l In- r-orttl tn II
Kr,lia' i'oi-' e'liiil' i-liiitor Oil luh c'
i nrlni; to tl- iriall nei ,inl Rml tiuppli
i of low Mtaliee h arlation In irlrr wider
thjin ueual la .taitl de(ciidtns ujvn the
I-riL iatd b the mallei
The Boys in Camp
are "strong" for
rx Jjisterated. Itiitti
- tr(T nrtow it hpfiQiicu 1 tnetoe
so f?ood. but its benefits don't
stop there. It is antiseptic, purifies the mouth,
allays thirst, helps digestion, soothes nerves
and cleans teetn. Send a z0-
package box today.
ii yW 5fe3
j Buy it at the
jj next store