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«*/ Wish I Could Go With You to the Trenches , ” Says Wilson to New Army W WASHINGTON, Sept. 4.—Expreswwr th*> wish that he could K n with the American army to the battlefield. President Wilson today addressed the following message to the citizens accepted for military service. It was ” r say m “the men r e"r’sipt°4 hoVwtiijriy n>v heirt° vi'thuiem and how my thoughts will follow them across the sen with confidence and also with (tenuinc envy, for I should like to Ije with them on the field and Where the real and final I tattle for the independence of the I'nitcd States is to be fouieht. alongside the other people* of the world struggling like ourselves o make an end of those things which have threatened j n tegt it yof their territory, the live of their people ami the very character and independence of their govemme nt Bid the t from a very full heart p* * CAMP CUSTER IS IN READINESS FOR ARRIVAL OF THE ROOKIES BY HAROLD V. WILCOX. i-AMT < l STICK. HATTI.K CRKKK. Mich, S«*pt 4 This 1* the final lav of preparation for the mobilization of th*- National ariu>. Even i*o. we gather from conver*a tion with aundrv officer* assigned to I'amp Custer that it never would do to discuss such an affair as the mobilization of an American army until after some mention had been made of the Camp Custer officers’ football tram Kxrept that every other cantonment probably Is as rich in athletic material as Camp Custer, this football team proTutbly would he the be,-i t developed in the country tins year It is to he com posed entirely of offl ere. and It challenge > anv an<l «very grid squadron in ih* world that wishes to debate the matter of supremacy with it. , Topping the rosier is ■'Chief** Gardiner, th* All \merican end who SENATORS FLAVEDAS COWARDS < ause of Wealth Draft Is Taken To the Nation’s Voters CONSCRIPTIOXISTS ARK VOTED DOWN Wealthy, Themselves, Would Have Done Better, Says Borah WASHINGTON, Sept 4—Sen. atori battling to make riche# pay the war bill* were trounced today. The Holli* amendment to the revenue bill, which would establish war profit# as the dif ference between normal profit# and the total 1917 income was beaten. 57 to 12 by thoae favor, ing the committee plan. Senator LaFollette'# amendment placing a 60 per cent tax on war profit# was then beaten 50 to ’8 WASHINGTON, Sep- .5 With a vr>*» on ’ll* w r profl 1 - tax section • ' th' r<M inr t ill only 1’ 1 hour* »»av, th* **-na-e wealth con-crip tlotilat* Tu'-»dav laid their cau.«*e b*' fr.r* Ihr count r* Senators Johnson and Horah, in *tateiti r nts i>, *h*- people, assail'd ‘ ’h< attitude of tenderness for wealth and di-regard for th* pur#e* of the a\ erase rnan ” "The i->ue i«* here " said .Tohn"on. *’l l is a question of being.lavish with our blood and tender with our dol lars." Horah adu* and "What a pity that dollars and cent* are not flesh and blood, that we might without hesi fancy lay th** conscripting law upon them to make them help win the w ar " TANARUS! e 20 men who are hatfling to mak* money pay while men flgh»” d'-clar th• ■ll Issue will be fought out by f1: '• people in local, cone res ► iona! cid th* next national cam palgn Many -c-nutor*. are prepar In*-, -pcerh' s to deliver in their home stat*-s ilu ltig the coming recess " am uign- begin long before nun ir<- * minuted.’’ one of these sad t<>d i' The bill is now an Is out th'- land and certain I* gi i.it<i w 11! regret they helped nmkr i f "no.' Tt <u- ti ' of l*-tters are flooding the t. n**f• offl*-* building d*-mands of th* p* .p|* to conscript wealfh frW-nd* of uch i program say Even ti * .|. *?i\-e draft did not so stir th* public tnind. it l« claimed. "If the country’* men of great Wealth wore called on to settle this question." Senator Horah said to day, 'I be| i•• \ c they would s*-ttfe It more patriotically than the senate I- disposed to do Their patriotism Is of a high order and they are willing to have what they’ve* made out of th* war conscripted Tempo rarily laving aside* the question of percent in." of war profits taxation the* *o nat*> today discussed methods of eopiputuu' taxable profits Sena tor llolli- t*r, "* einseriptlonist,” of fe-re*l an miendinent to commit the *« nnt* to tfie plan advocated by th** -* .l*-t* mdlng more from ri' he# Tin plan is to compute peace prof its by Averaging Th*- profits of two out of tin*.* of the pre-war years 1911, IT* 12 and 191 jl. The actus! war profit would then tie ascer 1 tain-**! bi subtracting the normal *icrag* peac* profit frotn the net 1917 Income ThD pro* « dure w«»uld> levy * tax *«>n!> on trletlv war profi*« and not | on all profits a-* by the rontmlttee plan The commit!*' program of knock ing down vcr\ amendment 'h r 'on ; s< rlpt lon for*-» - put up wa« well' under wav »o*lay Johnson’s 40 per] ten* prm iston and LaFollette’* 7*> | and t>s per cent amendments lay | THE GERMANS WILL HAVE TO GO SOME TO BEAT THE CAMP’S FOOTBALL TEAM. COMPOSED OF BEST COLLEGE MATERIAL battled on the grid for Carlisle some >**arn Hgo, and who starred on an Independent team at Detroit last tall Incidentally, thl* Gardiner won a captain’* compiiaalon at Fort Sheridan and will command a com pany of the Eighty Fifth division. He In *ald to be the flr.-t full blo*»<l ed Indian ever proffered a captain's commission by the I'nited States Gardiner is In every way worthy of thl* distinction, and will go higher If the fortune* of war «re kind to him. In any event, he’ll play a corking flank *>n this football team The other end will be Stavrum. • I Wisconsin In the backfleld will !>*■ Costello, of Georgetown Del’tato and Blake Miller, of the Michigan Aggies, and Tucket, of FVnn*\vlv;i nla, all of whom are well known to Detroit sport lovers. Cornwall, of I’nlversity of Michigan fame, will play renter, and flanking l.mt will be <i huge gentleman from the I’niver t-ity ot Idaho, whose name Is Mab butt. Ward, of Georgetown, and Dow man Thompson and S*v»d*T. all l frotn Ripnn college, ar*> among the ENTRY BLANK! GOOD FOR 1,000 CREDITS 1 nominate as a membf r of your Salesmanship < luh Name Address ... Town Suggested Address N tr <»nl> one nomlnati n 1 an’ w 1! he a opted for #nv .n* member This bank <!■ •htv t M h-itr j. , bn* will bring you free printed matter and instruct 1 n ■* 1 ill *-u* and n.a Immediately. trampled under foot Hl* 6d p* i cent provision is n«xt due to the guillotine. Small Fry Must Stand War Expense, Declares Johnson WASHINGTON S* pt 4 Swollen tax**' will come to haunt the small merchant, tradesman, farmer and manufacturer if the government does no* conscript wealth to pay war tolls This warning was sent out today by Senator Johnson, California, as he resumed his labors to 1 »»\ 5 more taxes on th*- war profits of great in dustries than are provided in the flnnnce committee bill His emit and collar off and sleeves rolled tip. ’he lug Californian was found at his office answering correspondence. From all parts of the country have come let'ors and telegrams, sympa 'hiring with his fight to have'blood profits pay for the war. Hut many are anxious l*.-t his plan result in business depression So Johnson took Mine off today to explain Just what his fight means to the «\er age citizen and average busim ~ man of the fount ry • Two hostile and utterly Irroi on cilahle philosophies of war taxation are fighting for supremacy in the I’nited States senate,’ Johnson he gan ‘One view voiced and led by Senator I’enroae, In conjun* tion with Senators Smoot, Lodg**, Sim mons and others, representing ap parentlv an overwhelming tnajorl’y. Insists upon a minlmura of taxation on wnr profits; while the minority group of senators like Horah. H*d 11s, Kenyon and Me Nary in-Df* on the maximum of taxation of war profits ‘ Hri*-fiv the plan of the minority which was rejected by the senate in the vote upon my amendment 1s to average the profits of a business for three years before th* war, to deduct this ftil 1 pre war profit from profits made during the war and tax by 7b or 8b per cent the remainder For Instance, if in three years pre ceding the war a corporation made profit*- respectively of s7B,bbb, Slftb, nob and $125,000 the a'crar:*- p«*ac<* profit would I)** slbn,oob If, fluring the war the same concern made a profit sis $200,000 a vear, from this war profit would be deduc ed the SIOO,OOO average peace profits and the tax would be levied upon the SIOO,OOO excess war profit. "The group led by Penrose would tak*- of war profits 111 per rent Th** group led by Horah and Hollis would take 70 to K 0 per cent We who favor high taxes of war profits In sisted the expenses of wnr should b* paid by ihose who profit nv war that the burden of taxation lies least heavily upon the gnat mass of our people when taxation can be laid upon enormous sums coined nut THRIFT— \\ aste.l (i<*lln *-s n®'<* » »r ha*-k f** vmi yr.ai should **bv*» some es rh**n tnv*>-t tuem witii «1 «• -»***| w* \»i|t i*u* O.rm to work. tX'hen you want them th»\ w *1 h* i»s*l\ f. r you, mean while they will h* -arri iik <•’! S g"*'d rs** of Interest Our system makrs \ . ur <t dlar® **«rti v • j f> per tent WE PAY 5% ON SAVINGS I «s[frg Rational jCoatt Sc | j|nu£Btmrnt If ompanp | 120 Farwell Bide.. Detroit I Resources over $1 450,000 00. Established 18U9 Other knights of the moleskin avail aide. A glance at the regular army officer* indicates some West Point toot ball material, and if the majors .tnd colonels of former athletic prowess decide that they wish to H-IKJW their youth, they will get a 11.. nice 011 ibis team of commission ed officer*. This team is prepared to play week-end and holiday dates at Hat lie Creek. I hicago or l*»trolL All it a-k# is foetnen worthy of Its met tle and a hunk of the gate receipts for the Red Cross Interested g**n tlemen * an w rite any of these .*ffl 11 rs for further Information regard ing dates Final Mobilization Plan# Now that this tootball team Is safely launch'd, th** "ar <-sn rs sum*- Plans ure complete for the receipt 01 the conscripts, who "ill begin to arrive Wednesday The officers in charge of the receiving end of the mobilization of -he Mi h igaii and Wisconsin troopers of the National t*-mv addressed all of *h*- of our misfortune and our nation’s P* til thic when the supreme maxi mum sacrifice is required of human ifv at l*-a<’ sotii** sacrifice -hould be I required of the wealth made out <»f 1 I. imanity > sacrifice; that we should | not be lavish of *.ur blood and ten d* r of our dollars " "Th* answer made by Senator Pent*' *■ and his followers is that by .-uch taxes as we propose we In .nr*- hu-iness and prevent produo 11 \ tty and preclud* the ordinary flux of industry. This we deny England fakes now so per cent of war profit- an ,j the financial ex i pert, of England say business wa never h*tter n«ir profits greater "England took .*■>» ;* r <* n» of her war profits the first yeai and w« ti>vr our business concerns 100 per * • nt. England t*»r>k fifi per *\tP of her war profits th<- second vear and \•* g. \*• our people 100 per c'-n’. Er.rland took so per cent the third >*ar and we, trembling and timldlv will tak* ::i per cent and give to !hn«e who mad*' literally bi'Hons out of war travail and crises, prac ■ tii ally pet cent of this year’s , war gains. "Every dollar we refuse to take ] today from those fabulous war prof i’>. profit which gave the pacifists ground for 1 ailing 'hi- a corpora tion w.-it line b* paid ultimately by c * mall merefant ;<tul small prop* :■'> ow n* r iin*l th* average clti zen. Tnda' we have a financial reservoir on which to draw a re<»*r votr of w lr profit® which the people have rre.it* *1 bv th* ir patriotic out I pouring of money to finance detnoc t rac\ s fight The moment war cense® ih* moment that reservoir dries <»f course tho**e making these profit cry ‘wait, wait, waif ' Th* y mean that w-e shall wait | until .they have safely pocketed ! then wnr profits, until the war has I ended v -h unheard of liabilities • and debts upon us all. Then the full hill must he *paid by the small merchant and the aver age property owner, and when that -ime come- th* merchant, the trades 1 man, the farmer and the ordinary property owner, as he sorrowfully gaze*, upon his swollen faxes, will wonder why he was indifferent and supln* when th* endeavor wra« made to lighted his burden and to com pel tl o . who profited by war to pa\ a just part of the expenses of war. ’ Prl-ifliK —Hie plain not kind—fbnl la rlahl—l'lbim Job I»ep».—M aln i'*J*l He Is a Robber Right If -. -in* t" him with *tandriiff nrv! >*.<* »c h**iiie w-ifhmit It. and H.» n >*■ 11r hair stops falling and the in hmg and pimples quickly disappear, an*l you don't have to pax a« you enter, you pav w-h?n . -« v alcohol .*r a Id un*l ha'niiess and ed*»rle## t r* at m*-nts, IKK AM.rn, Mll|**n \p(«.. Suite a. IV. I’nrtfr sl. I’lia.ne ( hffr* I.VXI, DETROIT TIMES company officers this morning, giT uig them their final instructions. The quartermaster's corps must car ry a tug portion *>f the burden of the mobilization. It is equal to the task Dots and bedding have beegi distrib uted to all the barracks and will be ready for the new- Sammies. Th*- water has been turned on, the bar racks ha\* been wired and lighted, and the mess serg* anfs announce that square meals will greet all bands. Two receiving stations have been arranged Troops coming from the west will he dropped at one and troops from Iktrolt ward will disem bark at the other Immediately aft er leaving ihe trains, which will be -witch'd to the cantonment spurs, the newcomers will be sent thru what might be termed a Warehouse chute There thov w ill draw under wear. jackets, tunics, trousers, hats and all sorts of personal equipment. Then th*' will find a warehouse divided into 4*M-tions flagged with '-•tv tnd county names Conscripts NATION-WIDE EIGHT ON FOR FIVE-CENT LOAF WASHINGTON. Sept 5. The people'* figh' for a flve-rent war loaf has begun thruout the nation. Organized lahor. the American Home Economics association and other powerful organizations Tuesday served untie* on Herbert Hoo\er that cheaper bread is possible, vital and mus' be accomplished The message wa_s delivered thru J W Sullivan, of the American Fed eration of Labor, consumers' representative on the wheat price fixing com mitfee That a fl\ecent loaf could be marketed profitably with $2 20 wheat was the argument submitted bv Henty J Wafers, president of the Kansas State Agricultural college when the wheat committee had bread prices under discussion. There is wide difference In his figure- and those of the food adminis tration, which said elght-cent bread was the cheapest the housewives could expert Bakers' representatives say the fhecent loaf is impossible at $2 20 wheat. ADVERTISE IN THE TIMES—IT PAYS llaglcy Avenue Baglay Avenue Adjoining the Adjoining the Statlcr Hotel Statin' Hotel The E. M. Bigsby Cos. Will Open Their New Building Wednesday , September Fifth With An Attractive Collection of High-Class Wearing Apparel FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS Coats , Wraps , Suits, Gowns, Street Costumes, Blouses Special attention has hern gin n to the nerds of the girls returning to schot ’ I. P. NORTON 1467 Grand Phone Grand 5968 I own and conduct the largest Undertaking Establishment in Detroit and can save you more than half the high cost of a funeral. s3o: A Beautiful Casket S3O This is the best broadcloth Casket ever sold in this or any other city—and never sold for less than $75. Our price is S3O. \Ve have Caskets in the costliest woods, such as Mahogany, Circassian Walnut, Oak, etc., the finest cloths, Silk, Plush, and Metal cases at corresponding low prices. Use of our beautiful new Funeral Church FREE TO PATRONS. I am as near you as your Telephone— I. P. NORTON, ind ss!eSt2ker 761 Michigan Avenue | from the same portion of the two j states wul be ask*-d to assemble »t th* places designated for their locality Then they will be rlassi fled, assorted and assigned <>rdl narily. boys from the -am* county or town will serve in the same com pany and the same regiment. For instance, if th** l*ansirig conscripts are to be field, artillery, prm tb ally all of th«* lainsing boys will be in that service and in *1 • -ame 'ivtlal ion. FTxceptlons to this rule wdl occur when a particular young man L'*w - a special fitness sot a particular service. All troops will b* *)u<‘s tion«'d regarding their previous or cupatlon and training, and <-a:e * I be taken to avoid misfits, ev* n *’ *» a lad should be separated fr 1 11 h* home town neighbors All eng i* ••- undoubtedl' will he placed in ti*- signal corjis Several officer net ! ing stenographers ar* waiting foi the draft to supply th* p*-n pu-10-r . **nq aim**®* hiiv on*’ who c;*n haui'le a truck on uncertain going *an gu <*** pretty accurately Just what he will do. Aristocratic Truck Crew#. Hiving been classified, assorted and assigned, the young ni*-n will be marched to tlp-ir barrack*, wh*-re they will li.iv* a chance to get info their new rainu nt and t*k try the springs of ih*-ir new cot*. There they will meet their company com manders (ul ilerkely will have charge ol rn 0 ’:-feting in the new tr*«>p-, wh*n will be done soon aft *t their airnal Medical examin.v tion will h* a part of the mustering proceeding and so will the vac cinntlon* tnr -mallpox, typhoid fev er un.l paratyphoid After this ac t ual training will begin It is expect jed that th. *arlv arrivals will 'b* veb.p m p.i'.h an *>xt**nt that it will In- |ioßsibl« to name them non -1 coiiimi sion* and nlfic rs when the ■omplete hi gam at ion is effected. I’h* .. rtet ma tet s department will maintain da> mid night shifts vt the receiving stations, and It Is iplann'd to have the whole mobiliea- Burglars Make Rich Haul. With Emmett Beeson and his familv wen- at ’h*- -tate fair, Mon da>. his horn* at No 22.1 Chicago blvd w a < titered thru a w indow an! wiirth of jewelry and sll verwav w i r»- stolen. Children Ory FOR FUTCHER7 OA3T O R : A Safemuk Infants «nd Invalids HORLICK’S THE ORIGINAL MALTED MILK Itl ti nulk malt'd g-atn. in pnwd**r fir- K**r Infar.i-* Invalids arid #rf>w- Ing l ! Idi r-n Pure nutrition, up bn IfMng *’ • whole body Invigorate# rur' n„- Hint 1 *r« and til** sg-d M**re rutrtlou* tluiri ten r>iflTe*>, etc fn stf.ntly prepared ftequlre# no eonk tnK s t ,li«*)*.i*, » ( VO! #sme PH**. tion work on a dav and night basis. The young officers ar*- having a merrv week of it. It has been th«-lr ’a.-k to get things ready for ifi**it men. and they ar*- going to il with a right good will They all are ba’ tllng f*jf trucks to haul equipment from the war*-houses to th**ir bar rack-*, and in main instances are doing tli** loading ami driving th* m selves We saw one truck boiling an officer driver and four other n flonien with commissions. The art* tocratic quintet was going after a loud of cot* Officers actually out number enlisted men here now, but that situation will he speedily n-m edied So will the matter of who oriv*>s trucks ami load* cots. Th** battalion of the Thirty third Michigan which ha* be* n stationed here for guard duty, exp. ets to leave soon for th«* Waco camp, where the entire National guard brigade will train It Is believed that a troop nr two of regular cavalry will he *..-nf to Gamp Custer to relieve the militia men as military police The Thirl\ STATE FAIR VISITORS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO VISIT OCR ESTABLISHMENT THE LARGEST AND BEST-KNOWN JEWELRY FIRM IN MICHIGAN. ' ■ i ASiilSHl D IMI Hickey's for Quality Particularly Strong Are We on Models for the Older Man-- At S2O to S4O They are just the kind of suits we like to have hard-headed business men pass judgment on. They are j?ood values. The tailoring is worth looking twice at. The woolens are strictly pure. The cut and style Mill appeal to the man of middle age. There is nothing al>out these suits that could offend the most refined taste, either in the cut or the pattern. And there’s a size for every man. whether he he tall and stout, short, or regular. f'2o to S4O. Fourth Floor. Hickeys 20’ 201 Woodward Avenue FROM MANY ANGLES— ■•'L* f•. r * ? »*h -♦ ahn# !d hr # \<rp.’-i *»r»-«: * fh* nv*#*nr Th* 'ntP -**• npr*v#!it!#'ln# u- g* ip» t - *ir;-«* it *' oin n 1 ;tg* • * *■« at f nflurn'-ntßl c**r • . t ( ~ i t-t *n * m.• kI > MUiKLT ' *:! ’ | M» r» in« in] ,' * . r' k'"l m» k*t i... 1 ■ 11 » lili'ii th*r* i*, <: u.<#*'d, uni *-r. i'tli»r »♦ > url - CANADA COPPER REX CONS. NEW CORNELIA STEWART MINING CALUMET A JEROME WILBERT MINING MARSH CONS OS AGE-MOM IN Y GLEN ROCK OIL CURTISS AEROPLANE WRIGHT.MARTIN COSDEN A CO. THE TEXAS CO. SUBMARINE BOAT RAY.HERCULES ATLANTA GULF A W I. AND OTHER “iTA Ff e*|T A VT> TV ’VTRLU. SI TRITtES fVipl*-# matle-l with -nt rharg* n r * , i**#t. «*nr rilrnct prl< at* n Ir* to th' lpa*llnit m«rh*t r*nt*ra *#ihl*a ti# to git * *br *pt lona I a*n|rr on oril*r* tor Motor #tocko. Mining ond Oil *tork* ond ( nrt* I ndiiatrlnl*. W * rnrrj th* iihotr on r* »»imnM* murila*. Charles A. Stoneham & Cos. I'r Hii i Mini • DFtftll. T’r i?*te lr | «ed n *• * *!.•*’* OUT nff **•! !n fol* kWim VF.W YORK t'HII. XtCPLPH’.A CHICAGO nriWiA' v ••Tt' , NT*> HaRTFORRv' v ADVERTISE IN THE TIMES—IT PAYS third plans to hold a military fu neral tomorrow for Private Georg* Pollock of Company H, who waa drowned in Lake Goguac. Monday. Pollock. whose home la Owosso, tried to stand up in a canoe and wa* tipped Into 20 feet of water. A. laborer from the cantonment also waa drowned In the same lake Mon day The fatalities moved the Rat tle Creek folks to call off their I.a* bor day program of water sporta. Several of *he reserve officer* have not been placed yet, and they tre fearing assignments to the Na tional guard ramp at Waro. About : I Oft boy s who 1 rained at Fort Sheri dan and failed to win commissions I l ave arrived as enlisted men in the | national army. They will he made ! noncommissioned officers. The camp was pretty well desert ed' i.abor day w hen the construction men were given the r first holiday in a lon Rtiine Lvrn ’he officers left camp in large numbers and many joined the Labor day parade Con struction was resumed at full blast i Tuesday PAGE 3 A ft ft