Newspaper Page Text
THE WASHINGTON TIMES. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1918.
ON 1 FRONTS
Man Who Posed as
"Typical Yank" for
Post Cards Killed
(Continued from First race.)
east of Allemant. Prisoners were
captured here also.
"We have taken a German strong
point east of Sancy.
"Many bodies found north of Laf
'faux show the enormous losses In
flicted upon the Germans.
"On the Vesle river front (where
Americana are holding part of th
line) three German counter attack
were repulsed in the region of Glen
nea. Heavy loses were inflicted upon
NEW YORK. Sept. IS. The
photograph of Corp. Robert A.
Foster, of this city, who was
mentioned In yesterday's casualty
lists as killed In action, was used
on post card representations of
"the typical American soldier."
A member of the ltCth Infan
try, he carried the Irish flap over
the top during the second battle
of the Marne and was awarded
the crolx de guerre for gallantry
under Are. He was the son of the
late Lieutenant Commander Chas.
Foster, a graduate' of Annapolis
and at one time commander of the
U. a S. Baltimore.
BATTLE IS LIKELY
ON VERDUN FRONT
AMSTERDAM. Sept. 18. German
war correspondents predict that c-
trvlty soon will be revived on the
Verdun front, where a great battle Is
said to be likely.
man communlquj. AH employ in
spired language and are equally in
sincere. The Frankfurter Zeltung says:
The American and French attack
acainst the St. Mlhlel part of the
front Is only arrecuy rejaicu iu m
entente's general attack. This new
section of attack lies entirely apart.
The enemy's main dbject lies in moral
domain. As opposed 'to this it is suf
ficient to affirm Utat the evacuation
of this exposed front has been in ro
rent vears within the domain of pos-
I slbllity as well as within the domain
FOE MAY ABANDON
STRIFE AMONG FOE
AMSTERDAM. Sept. IS. "Several
bloody collisions" have occurred in
Belgium between Austrian and Ger
man soldiers, according to the
The trouble arose from the fact
that the Austrian are being used
only for garrison duty, while the Ger
mans are being sent to the front. It
is estimated that more than 30.000
Austrian soldiers are on garrison duty
Germany gives some Indication of
preparing for a future withdrawal
"from the Baltic provinces.
State Department advices today re
lated that the Teutons had begun re-
" moral of all useful material from the
provinces (probably Esthnnla and
Livonia), with the apparent Intent of
setting out later.
i The advices came from Moscow via
TCamara and Irkutsk. They said that
hunger and disorder are everywhere
A new light was shed on the recent
Bolshevik treaty, according to this
..message. It showed the Germans had
tried to form an alliance with some
tronsr faction as-alnst the BolsheviKI.
This effort having failed, the Germans when machine guns were brought out
look the only other available course and turned on the rebels.
and made a treaty with the Uolshevlkl
whereby the latter was to attempt to
hold the allies in the north.
Lenlne's condition was reported lm
AH the department information.
coupled with press messages, tends to
show that the anti-Bolshevik move-1
menv anu uie aiuea advances are De
ginnlng to bear fruit, and that the
fermans apparently win have a new
eastern front or at least a big east
ern problem to cope with before long.
LONDON. Sept 18. A revolt by
two regiments in Budapest recently
was told of by a Hurgarian officer
captured by American troops, accord
ing to battle-front dispatches re
ceived here. Order was restored
HIGHER CAR FARE
REME7VYBER HIAl IN YOUR CHEERS
ICcrrrtrtt: 1918: Br John T. McCatdteoa.1 ,
ISSSiiBmSJBSSHBm'' Twn?r rnes the kS&K
WVMKMM&mx, MAN WHO DESERVES
tsssrs frT,T-i""",jrn r rrriTT'r -nr -" t nrr rri inn urii'-n . .. . . .'
ftsW rmmiSsMlJ aflgga P& ins u-dit r-oK.Lu maKmm
MS)SKkM He good NEws wB&M
m"B p5Bt)(3BSS ) WE'RE GETTING jfSMffi
.m&mmBam wmn&&&. ..,..
ffmm JMiM'ii' wTrr H.W t ' 1nmmJttawrv(t--m&S0&- J
n.,T Mm I. ,1
H..HUKiN ! IT n T TfXTTtf nrCdJll
l UUIII IU UIIJ IIIUL.1 I .V V JJ O 1 V f T J.1 JJiJiOL
iiiitii mm in nnni -! 1
FRENCH TO LEAD
CZECHS IN SIBERIA:
(Continued from First Page.)
executive agency of the Federal Gov
ernment to consider the very perilous
financial condition of this and other
! electric street railways of the coun-
ry and to raise fares in each case
in which the circumstances require
It we believe it to be a war neces
sity Justifying Federal Interference.
Should this be deemed unwise, however.
Czecho-SIovak forces In Siberia are
expected soon to light with Increased
.-!( .. J V 1- a
France is sending a military staff.1 w.e urce "Pon.th? lo."1 authorities and
headed by C-ncral Janln, to adlvo- I tne PeD- the locality the press
iiik neeu ivr aucit un increase
adequate to meet the added cost of
Jnt Claim For Increase.
"This is not a question turning on
the history of the relations between
the loral street railways and ;he mu
nicipalities in which they operate.
The Just claim for an increase In
fares does not rest upon any right to
a -idend upon capital long 'iieeicd
, in th' enterprise
The increare in fare must be
given because of the immediate pres
sure for money receipts now lo kef-p
i the street railways running io that
they may meet the local and national
i demand for their service. Overcapi
talization, corrupt methods, xorbi-
ttvi ,4t..t.4A...1 In ft... ...... ... ..
J relevant to the question of o.-licy in
the present exigency.
I "In Justice, the public should pay
! an adequate war compensation for n
service which cannot be rrn red ex-
cept for war prices. Th credit of
these companies -n floatinc: bond Is
gone. Their ahilitv to borrow on
sho't notes i? inct limited.
t "In the- face of added f-xpensen
( which till and nther award" of
i need and fair comppnsj.tion to their
' employes will Involve, such ere lit will
completely disappnr. ISankrupVy.
I receiverships. arid demoralization
) with failure of service Tnust be the
result Hence our urgent recommen
dation on thi h ad
"WILLIAM II. TtrT
"rrtAN'K. P WAIJ5H"
tok to take charge of Czccho-Slo-
tvaks operating In Siberia In conjunc
tion with Japanese forces.
Additional military aid Is needed
Jn Siberia, according to Russian offl
clals here, who ar hopeful that In
creased forces soon will be sent by
the allies to prevent Germany recon-
-fetituting the eastern front,
Nw, picked German troops have
appeared along the Volga In the Ka
zan region and temporary allied tc
trsen may be met unless quick ac
tion is taken, officials fear.
LONDON, r pt IS German regu
lars have Jr.ir.cd the Bolshevik troops
ulong the V"olc3 river, according to a
dispatch received from Vladivostok
today It is believed that a serious
opeiation Is pending
Tim HAGUE. Sept IS Teutonic '
jiiess comments on the American vie )
lory all follow the lines of the Ger-'
For the post 14 years ASPIRIN has
been made on the banks of the Hudson.
Bayer-Tablets and Capsclesxif Aspirin contain
genuine Aspirin. Demand them in the original
packages, tor your protection every package.
nd every tablet is invariably marked with
PETERSBURG Va.. SeDt. 18.
Charged with the murder of hi. six- j
teen-year-old sweetheart, Thomas j
Brown, twentythree years old, was I
arrested last night as he fought!
refuge in Camp Lee. Va., after being I
chased by a posse of farmer!) and
military police throughout Monday
night apd all day yesterday.
Brown, with two companions, called
in an automobile at the home 'f Miss
Marx lone Crowder on Monday even
ing, and she left the house with the
three men shortly after dark to at
tend a moving picture theater.
In Back Seat With Girl.
According to the story told the po
lice by John Watts, the owner and
driver of the car, and Albert H.
LaFortune. who occupied the front
seat with him. Brown and the young
girl took the back scat. As they were
driving out of Petersburg, Wa-.ts and
LaFortune told the police, they heard
a loud explosion, like that of burst
The car was brought to a stop, and
as they turned in their seat they saw
the clothing of the young pirl In
flames. The men extinguished the
flames, and Watta says that they
rushed her to the home of Dr. C 1.
As they neared the residence Brown
leaped from the car and tied Into
(Zlrl Pronounced Dead.
La Fortune and Watts lifted the
girl from the bottom of the car and
carried her. Into the parlor. It was
there that they discovered the young
woman had been shot. After a haMy
examination. the physician pro
nounced the girl dead.
Police in nearby surrounding towns
and soldiers at Camp Icc were noti
fied, and a search of the woods near,
the scene of the crime was begun.
When arrested. Brown refused to
make any statement.
A search of the road near the scene
of the crime failed to reveal the re
volver with which the girl was shot,
and the police are stilt searching
Hrown'n home Is b'llcved to be at
Bucna Vista, Va.
THEY ASK for Peace.
WITH HONEYED words.
AND WHISPER them.
SANG SONUS of hate.
THE "PENT-UP" kindness.
"IX TnEUl breasts."
THAT THEY would free.
AND TALK as equals.
OF THAT manly boy.
"WHO LEFT your home.
AND PUT him down.
TO BE bargained with.
FOR STIUPS of land.
TnEY TALK of Peace.
AS S03IE foul murderer.
WHERE HIS victim lay.
AM) CHA.Nf;i:i! to fear.
AND THEY'LL have Peace.
AND IT will come.
I'PO.V THAT day.
WHEN IIELCIAN babies.
AND OLD men.
AND WHITE-haired women.
COME FROM graves.
AND FROM the sea.
OI Ml'RDERED dead.
AM) .SOLDIER grave.
AND THERI7LL come.
AND LEFT to die.
AND STAND in line.
OF ALL the battlefields.
AND ALL the seas."
AND with them.
THERE WILL be.
THE MOTHERS. . t
OF THE soldier dead. "
AND IT will be.
THAT ON that day.
(THESE SIEN who now talk peace.)
A WHOLE world's grief.
AND EVERY hand.
WILL POINT to them.
AND THEY'LL sink down.
UPON THEIR knees.
AND CRY their shame.
AND UNTIL then.
OR TO the day.
wnEN THEY'LL b crushed.
rPON THEIR battlefields.
THERE'LL IIE no Teacc.
TO TALK of Peace.
I THANK you.
Th. trade-mark Aspirin" (Rfc.U.S. Pat. Off.) It a
guarintte that the monoaceucaefdetter cf lllcyllc.
add InthtM tablet and captulca la of tba rahabl
Zt'niCII, Fept. ISj Intense misery
from famine and lack of clothing It
prevailing In Turkey and Atistrla
I The Turkish delegation to a ron-
' ference in Vienna, which preceded tli '
'sending of the Aiislro-lliiiiparlan WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY ON
ditions In Turkev and the warwoarl- Tm: LORRAINE FRONT. Sept. 18
nrss of the nation. I The Oerman positions stormed by
Food riots are prvilllng In many ' American troop.. between the Moselle
parts of Austria-Hungary, as well. nnd the Mctise, contained every Im-rn.ler-nn.irNhHd
babies ire dying by j provoment roncclved during the
the thousand. . .
Hundreds of women mobbed and I rr""my " four l""1 "Uld5' of trrnch
looted stores at Iloujnk. Martial Iawftnd line warfare,
had to be proclaimed. The "doughboys" found that shell
I shattered houses nnd stable with half
demolished walls and roofs concealed
solid concrete pillboxes safely con
cenled from the prying eyes of air Ob
Near Thlacourt and north of Regnle
vllle the bochea dug under the high
way nnd Installed light lath supports.;
Imnlnrp tn Irnn AmarlMn Inntfa Ittlt
r---r -- - . -- . ..-, .
the tanks craftily followed dirt roadxj
Instead of the highway, and escaped.
the pits. Later the trapi wer dis
covered by the supply convoys.
The Orrmnni, in their retreat, aban
doned hugh dump of gas shells
showed dazzling evidences of luxurv
The quarters of the ofTlccrs contalno
porcelain bath tubs, electric light
running water, ventilators, and ele
vators for carrying machine guns.
Silk stockings, curling irons, an
' female llgerie were found In sim
,of the rearmost dugouts.
U. S. SURVIVORS LAND.
AT AN IRISH PORT Sept. IS At
American store ship has arrived hei
with 100 survivors of the Amerli-ar
stenmshlp Dora of T0O0 tons tor
pedoed nnd sunk by a l-loat
CHAPIN IS INDICTED
NEW YORK. Sept. 18. Charles E
Chapln. city editor of the New York
Evening World, was Indicted this aft
ernoon by the grand Jury for the
murder of his wfe.
It Is understood that the editor's
attorney will al for the appointment
of a lunacy rnmmlnIon to determine
the responsibility of the prisoner,
now held in tlin Ton'liN, Should a
commission decide tliHt he Is Incom
petent to confer with counsel In ' which they are constantly bombarding
I preparation fur trial. It wuiild be with artillery flm. Hut the Americans
Mllhln din power of the court to re- ( have rendered the gns shells harm
mnnd him ..o the hospital for the I less In case they should he hit.
1 criminal inane at Mattcawan. ' Tuo German resarva positions
A NEW FALL STYLE IN
fjr j &
OLDEST BRAND IN AMERICA
UNITED IHWT 4 OOt.l.A CO. THOr. N. T.
(Continued from First rase.)
at tho graduation of GIG ensigns
from tho Naval Academy.
Forced By Defeats.
"If the allied forces had not won
military vlctorlee," said Daniels, "no
such remarkable speech as Wil
helm's, made to the workers In
Krupps, would have been delivered.
the tender to Belgium would have
not havs been made, and the Austrian
feeler would not have been put forth.
"There Is a lesson for us today In
the sequence of these events. Military
success Is the only argument that
German militarists can now under
stand. " The allied advances are
alone responsible for the offer of
peace to Belgium and the proposition
of the Austrian Emperor for a con
ference. "Tho American courage on land
and sea wrote the first notes of the
peace offensive. Havlnc- railed of
their objectives by brutal disregard
u uis Humane standards or warrare,
the German war lords and their as
sociates start a peace drive."
Scoffs At Speech.
Daniels scoffed at the Kaiser's Es
sen speech. ,
"Lt nobody question the truthful
ness of the statement that he dia
all he could to shorten the war." the,
Secretary continued, "for no Hun, no
Attlla. no medieval sought his end
. by less consideration of those upon
jwhom, his soldiers trampled in their
vhaviuho tv suuricn uifl war uiu
fatten upon the fruits o the labor of
War Board Puts Ban
On AD Fancy Straw
Hats for Next Season
There will be no new and fancy
styles of straw bats for Amsrl
cans next season.
The War Industries Board to
day issued a comprehensive list
of rules putting a ban on ad
vanced shapes and sthlctly limit
ing thetmodels to be made by th.
The rules apply to city dandles
and rural denizens alike, for one
"No elastics, cords or buttons
to be used and no eyelets except
In harvest hats for farmers."
OF CANALS URGED
PARIS. SepL 18BelgIum. after
consultation with the allies, ras de
cided to reject absolutely Germany's
offer of a separate peace, the Petit
Parislen announced today.
ZURICH. SepL 18. Vienna news
papers are greatly excited over British
and American press comment on the
Austrian peace proposal.
it is rumorea inai foreign jam
Ister Burian will resign.
A Berlin dispatch declares that the
same excitement Is evident In German
political circles, and that the position
of Chancellor Von Hertling and For
eign Minister von Hlntze appears
The resignation of.Wekerle, Hun
garian premier, also Is Imminent, no
cording to Budapest advices.
ASKS R.R JEN GO
N DEFERRED DRAFT
Secretary of Commerce Redfleld, In
a report submitted to the Senate this
afternoon, recommended a. system of
Government-owned deep-sea-level ca
nals, extending from Massachusetts
to the South Atlantic States.
The Government should acquire the
Cape Cod and Chesapeake and Dela
ware canals . and promptly Improve
.them, he believed. He recommended
the construction of a canal acres
New Jersey, with a minimum depth of
25 feet. In the Immediate future
Secretary Redfleld said a system of
Government-owned canals along the
Atlantic coast would be of great mili
tary as well as commercial value. In
the opinion of the department, he
said, "the time for action has come."
ENVOY TO BRITAIN
OF BUYING PAPERS
The Chicago packers were abused
of attempting to Influence newspapers
In their favor through the expendi
ture of millions of dollars In adver
tising by Senator Norrls of Nebraska
before the Senate Agricultural Com
mittee this afternoon.
LABOR PEACE TE RMS
(Continued from First Page.)
tremely high esteem by President
Wilson. Many times be has been
mentioned for Important Cabinet
posts, but at the time when his se
lection was deemed likely he has been
Involved in Important Government
cases before the United States Su
preme Court. His selection for an
ambassadorship now Is timely be
cause the Justice Department M
staying trust prosecutions for the war
period, and Davis' duties as Solicitor
General have been lightened.
Bora at Clarkabnrg.
John William Davis was born at
Clarksburg. W. Va Anril 13. 1872.
He was graduated from Washington
and Lee law school, and later was as
sistant professor of law. He has been
prominent in Democratic politics all
his life, being a former member of the
West Virginia hnna nf ri1-. ,.
egate to Democratic national conven
tions, ana member or the Sixty-second
and Slxtv-thlrd rnnirr..i ir
signed from Congress August 30, 1913,
to become Solicitor General at the re
quest of President Wilson. He Is a
tnirty-second degree Mason, an Elk,
and a prominent clubman here.
Harried, naa Daughter.
Davis Is married and has a daugh
The appointee Is a medium height,
slender man, whose almost white
hair glvea him a distinctly dis
He Is married, forty-five years old,
and one of the recognized orators of
He Is a strong personal friend of
Secretary of State Lansing, President
Wilson, Colonel House, and Lord
Reading. British ambassador, and his
training In handling "big business"
cases for the Government before the
Supreme Court gives him the necs
sary foundation. It Is held, for hand
ling the Intricate trade problems that
will arise In after-the-war adjust
ments. In making official announcement of
Davis" choice, the State Department
issued the following statement:
"The Secretary of State announces
the selection of John William Davis
as ambassador to Great Britain."
Davis is now attached to the Amer
ican prisoner commission to meet
with the Germans at Berne, Septem
Railroad employes, as all other
workers, must prove their services
are essential to avoid the draft.
Provost Marshal General 'Crowder
has ruled that there can be no
blanket class exemptions of any kind.
Director General McAdoo, who sought
such blanket exemption for railroad
employes, today directed regional
chiefs to ask deferred classification
for every necessary employe.
LONDON, SepL IS. Samuel Gomp
ers, president of the American Fed
eration of Labor, presenting the pro
posals of that organization at the
inter-allied labor conference today,
said the delegation is unprejudiced
and open-minded, but that It Is bound
by the principles expressed in the
The following, he said, are the es
sential fundamental principles for a
A league of free peoples: no polit
ical, economic, or class discrimina
tory restrictions; no Indemnities or
reprisals for vindictive or injurious
purposes, but to right manifest
wrongs,; recognition of the rights of
small nations; no territorial changes,
except for the welfare of the people
PRESIDENT AIDS PAYING
President Wilson has set aside the
eight-hour law in the District so pav
ing between Seventeenth. Twenty-
! third, B streets and Virginia avenue
shall be completed.
The President's order was made at
the request of the District Commis
sioners. Completion of the paving
is a war measure, as the streets af
fected lead to buildings in course of
construction for the Government.
I (Vt'PP ,HV'
Army and Navy Uniform
Sold at Actual Cost
As Complete an Assortment of
Boys' Clothing and Furnishings
As it is possible for a
store of this size to carry
is on our second floor!
MOTHERS who have recently come to Washing
ton as well as those who have always lived
here and have boys to clothe will find this store a
perfectly equipped establishment, where they can buy
sincere merchandise at moderate prices.
Boys' Corduroy Suits. .$6.75, $8.75, $10.75
Boys' Woolen Suits $8.75 to $30 .
Boys' Blue Serge Suits $13.50 to $25
$1.50 to $2.75
Boys' Blouses $1 to $2
Boys' Shirts . . . .$1.25 to $4.50
Boys' Sweaters . . . .$2.50 to $8
Boys' Bath Robes. .$450 to $6
$2.50 and $3
$2.50 to $3.50
Boys' School Hose. .35c to 60c
Boys' Golf Caps 59c to $2
Boys' Fall Hats. . . .$f.50 to $3
Boys' Oversea Caps $2
Boys' School Shoes Gun Metal or Cordovan-
Shade Calf Skin, $4 to $7.
The Avenue at Ninth