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WASHINGTON, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 3, 1918.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
I By ABTHDB BBISBA5E.
' American soldiers defending
Paris. What would Lafayette
Jre said to that, when he came
here to defend us, a weak people
"with a few men and less money,
Kalnst a powerful enemy
What would he have thought had
tt been suggested that in a hun
dred years fort-elght nations
onlted as one, reaching from ocean
to ocean, wonld send millions of
men. and tens of .billions of dollars
to defend Paris Attacked, by the
head of one German tribe, leading
11 the other Germans!
He would hare said: Ten We
'?gerfnl um Peopla. but you
zaeserate your prospects, and
sotting Jn Germany can erer be a
merlons menace to FTanee"
That Prussia, concentrating on
war, should erer menace Prance,
England, Italy, and Russia com
bined, would hare been entirely be
yond his or anybody's Imagination
There comes from Rranee a story
of German courage to make every
aaa regret the leadership that
sends such courageous men to de
struction la a bad cause.
An American aviator, Douglas
Campbell, fought against a German
two-seater plane on Saturday last
cntil the German's ammunition was
gone and he was at the American's
Campbell, unwilling to shoot
defenseless man, signaled
German to land Wa
Tteach lines and save his life. The
German refused jto take his life
It would have meant delivering, his
airplane to the enemy. He pre
ferred to lose his life and smash
the machine. He stood -up, and the
American, in duty bound, riddled
him and his machine with ballets
and cent them down to destruction.
Such courage, plus training and
preparation, accounts f br1 f Gr
Bsart progress. 'What a plfcrthtt
such qualities -should be devoted to
destroying, the world. Instead of
being used in useful, constructive
Advtoe to those Jn-JUaert
DONT '.GAHBtiEL ' .
" f.B JK3L inclined to fey stocks
os margin, and use waai'feehle
('- Ji? you have watching quota'
(was change on a ticker, postpone
oje.operauon lor ue present.
If you believe that somethlnir i
selling very cheap, and you haw
money to Day it ana keep It no
.matter what happens, buy it, and
good luck to you.
But yonbuy stocks on margin
"rat great risk, especially while this
state of uncertainty lasts in Eu
rope. .There are possibilities
sot probabilities, but possibili
tiesthat might make experiments
"with stock gambling highly disas
trous. If you take this warning,
whleh'you wont, you may be glad
There are many kinds of cour
age, and Interesting is the kind
-displayed in the marriage. Just
announced,.'- of Lady Randolph
Churchill, an American woman.
She first married Lord Randolph
Churchill, brother of the Duke of
Marlborough. Her son Is in the
British cabinet; she Is no longer
She then married a young Eng-
llsh. lord, divorced him and he
promptly married Mrs. Patrick
Campbell, also no longer young
which shows that marriage with
an older woman Is not unsuccess
ful from the point of view of the
Now Lady Randolph marries a
third time, and another very
young man. May she be happy
and prove for many years that age
Is a matter of Imagination, not of
Ninon de IEnelos was about
seventy when she saw the little
hoy, Arouet, known later as Vol
taire, and decided to leave him
some money for the purchase of
She had plenty of admirers at
seventy, and deserved them. It Is
mental courage that keeps women
young, and physical courage that
keeps men young. An old woman
marrying a young man is not
ridiculous, but brave.
Jenny Sgobba was kidnaped
la wonderful Chicago, where so
many things happen. The frantic
mother searched in vain; the police
could not help. A parish priest
announced "the child will be re
turned at 10 o'clock tomorrow
morning." And at 10 o'clock the
child was returned.
It had been kidnaped by a
mother whose child had died.
One mother is happy, the kid
naping mother is locked up in
prison awaiting trial. The ques
Should -she go to Jail?
Would King Solomon say, "Bet
ter let the kidnaping lady go free,
in order that others may not be
.frightened and refuse to take the
advice oftheir consciences or of
their religious counselor? Would
yon vote to pnt the woman in Jail
to deter others or let her go to
encourage others to do as she did?
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GERMANS HURLED BACK
WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES IN FRANCE, Jane 3
BrifaTi forces attacked on tho StraxecJe-La Motteo sector, a
three-and-a-half -mfle front northwest of Mervflle, at 1 cftlock
this morning', capturing: the high ground and enemy trenches
and about 100 farms.
PARIS, June 3. Driving home aiseries of ipowxftil
counter blows between the Marne and Ourcq 'rivers on
the western flan- of the. "AisneMarae salient, the-"French
threw .back the Germans on 'Sunday evening, the French
war , office 'announced today. - " ""'
Jhe Germans delivered' n assault along the Chateau
Thierry road, which parallels Tttfe north "bank, of the Marixe
river1, but it broke down with heavy losses to the at
The French taptured some hundreds of prisoners. -;
The Germans on Sunday had concentrated their
heaviest blows between the Ourcqin an effort to extend
their front toward Paris. 1
"French forces, counter attacking yesterday evening,
advanced at several points betweenthe Ourcq and- the
Mame rivers," the communique said.
"On each side of the Chateau-Thierry-Paris road a
violent German attack was broken up by French fire.
"Southeast of Bouresches (four miles west of Cha
teau-Thierry) and everywhere else, French positions are
"The Germans suffered heavy losses and we took
J 00 prisoners."
H aig Reports Prisoners
Taken and Line Advanced
LONDON, June 3. One hundred and ninety-three pris
oners were taken in a local operation in Flanders last
night which slightly advanced the British line, Field Mar
shal Haig reported today.
"In the neighborhood of Vieuz-Berquin, successful
local operations last night advanced our lines slightly,"
the statement said.
"One hundred and ninety-three prisoners were taken,
together with a number of machine guns and trench mor
tars. Our casualties were light
"Successful raids southeast of Arras, northwest of
Lens". anfrst of Merville, resulted in twenty prisoners,
thr Ji.-ftchugL8 .and a trench mortar being captured."
EnerrSnQ Slight Gains
While FreneJiRe$ake Towns
LONDON, June 3 Employing the Marne Biver as a
shelter to their southern flank, the Germans are making des
perate attempts "to push westward between the Oise and the
Marne, it was stated in last night's official statements.
They have made .jsome, progress on this line between
Noyon and Chateau-Thierry, but are held in the center along
the Marne and on the eastern flank between Dormans and
Not only were the Germans held to insignificant gains,
but the French pressed home violent counter assaults, re
gaining grotind at a number of points and including several
(Continued on Pass 4, Column 2.)
Substitutes Serve During War
times, But Not for Manufar
turing Purposes Boycott
BY nviD LAWRENCE.
(Cororttivitt. far New Tork Emtio Pest
What worries Jermany Jouriit to
Interest tha ''United States. s .W
JaBdW'tfaa CiMfi&i taesijgkocta:
a jigiuncaati anxiety on tne peat ox
Germany's commercial classes .as id
the, provision of raw materials after
That, anxiety is born of two things
-first, the rather active efforts of
.England and France in preparing to
use at ue peace conierence tne eco
nomic strength of the free nations
of the world as an effset to the mil
itary power of Germany, and, sec
ond, the alertness of the United
Statet to the fundamental impor
tance of a control of raw materials
to the future peace and security of
the whole world.
A Possible Weapon.
But raw materials constitute sot
merely an after-the-war matter, but
a possible weapon with which to
shorten the war and persuade the
German masses that they must erect
a gorcrnment upon whose word the
rest of the world can rely, a, rovern
aent that can bo admitted Into eco
nomic partnership with other nations.
Much mora thourht and attention
has been riven to this subject by
President Wilson and his Cabinet and
advisers of lata than has appeared on
the surface. It Is almost as vital as
the upbuilding; of armies, for fence the
United States and the entente ret a
firm rrlp on all the raw materials of
the world. Germany' chano to recover
from her war debt or to ret markets
for her manufacturers wl)l bo nulli
fied. Indeed, the Germans realize that,
and it has lonr bean the view of
many men In the Government circle
that the United States ourbt to have
(Continued os Pare 2, Column 6.)
CHILD LABOR LAW
EL INVALID A
UN CON U NA
The national child labor law Is un
constitutional and Invalid, the Su
preme Court today decided.
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Star shows where the schooner E. H. Cole was sunk by two sub
marines off the coast of New Jersey. Others are reported to have
been sunk closer to land than this.
CACHE OF BOOZE
'ON CAPITOL HILL
(CextlRtird an Clatiifitd rat-)
Faelnr nation-wide condemnation
and ridicule for permitting; In their
own offlco bulldlnr practices which
by leg-Illation they have prohibited
for the laity, members of the lower
branch of Conrresa this afternoon
were beeomlnr rreatly arltated over
who should make the first move to
clear the House Office Bulldlnr of
the odor of whisky.
Both the "weU" and the "drya" ara
on the defensive, aecordlnr to Con-
rressnutn Walter W. UeOea, of New
Tork," who declared that In his Judr
ment "the presence of the twenty-six
auart whisky bottles photographed
by The Timet la a slander on both!
members who do sad members who
do not use liquor."
God Xajeta JLssallad,
Demand for aa early and vlrereus In
quiry ara mad by several members of
the llaiut. who, with Conrreesnua
Simeon D. Fess of Ohio, take the position
that Th soodnamo of the Bouse has
been assailed, pad that "It must be
That the fountain in the House office
bulldlnr court baa been the dumping
place for larre quantities of wjilakey sad
beer bottles waa revealed today.
The splaahlnr of bottles In the waters
of the fountain, aa they war hurled at
that tarret from various offloe and lava
tory windows durinr recent weeks has
been so common as to attract attention
of secretaries and clerks.
Miss M. B. Cassell. secretary to Con
rressmaa William R. Wood, noted tha
splaahlnr of the bottles, and called It to
the attention of her employer.
Tinas Beer Battles.
"I thoarht that tha workmen were
putting- more fish in the fountain."
UIss Cassel told Tha Times today.
The crash of a bottle on the side of
tha fountain, aa it missed Its tarret
(Continued en rare 8. Column T.)
Two big heavily armed German subma
rines, sneaking up off the Jersey coast, have sunk
five American ships and shelled a sixth and
possibly destroyed still others.
The victims include the four-masted Ed
ward H. Cole, the schooner Jacob S. Haskell,
another unnamed sailing vessel, and two tank
steamers. The schooner shelled wasjtthe Isabelle
The pair of U-boats operated off Barnegat
within striking distance of New York city and
the Jersey coast resorts. Locally they inflicted
The ports of New York and -Boston are
closed. A careful watch is on at all Atlantic
Destroyers and sub-chasers are in the hunt
for the two submarines, and though they may
strike again, it is considered quite likely- they
have gone skulking back to Germany or to some
hidden base off the the North or South Ameri
Official Statement of
The Navy Department
An official announcement from the Navy says:
"The Navy Department has been informed that three-
American schooners have been sunff off the coast by enemy
"The steamship Bristol, arriving t Fw Yttk. tbif
(Continued en Pass 2, Column X.
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