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tJ 1 ik i! Newy-Word'ofUS.Arms: Coined hy American General In the Marne Counter-Attack Has Another Famous Saying Been Added to Historic Fighting Words of America's Great War Heroes by Doughty Officer Whose Name Is Not Yet Known to the Public? i fTHE American flag has been forced to retire. This b unen r, X durable, and none of our soldiers would understand their A not being asked to do whatever h necessary to remedy a affiliation which is humiliating and unacceptable to our country's honor. WE ARE GO IMG TO COUNTER ATTACK." Tneeo words of an unnamed American General, writton after American troops had been forced to giro ground near Conde-en-Hrio, south of tho .Warno, last Monday, seem destined to tnko their placo with tho Immortal words of other armjr and nary heroes dear to the hearts of tho American people. Ik Preach General In command of ttmt particular ooctlon of tho -front wrote to the American commander that tho rcrcrso was not eerious I and that tacro was plenty of time In -which to rotate tho lost ground. He I counselled delay. This brought tho notaMo reply rom tho American II General. Tho American troops did counter attack and they won back tho lost ground with on additional half mllo for good measure. Tao q Dotation undoubtedly win toko ite place In the minds of many 'Americana bcsldo tho famous rallying cry of Ocn. Phil Sheridan: "Face the other way, boyst We are going backT Ocn. 6hcridan'B mn in tho Valley of tho Shenandoah on the morn Ins kef Oct 19, 1864, had boon forced to retreat after a surprise attack by Gen. toorly's army. Sheridan, returning from Washington, had reached Win chester, Va, twenty miles away, -when tho sound of the battlo reached him. Then began Sheridan's Ride, made famous in verse by Thomas Buchanan Read. "The boys" turned tack and droro tho Confedcratro from tho Shen andoah Valley. One of tho oarrieet of tho historic sayinia of American military heroes la credited to Gen, John Stark, who as ho led his men to the assault on prt of Durpoyno's army near Bennington. VL, Aug. 16, 1777, cried: There they are, boysl We teat them to-dav or Mollv Stark's a urtdowr The Americans almost wiped out a force of 1,000 British and Gon Stark llred until 1822. John Paul Jones, "father of the American Navy,- coined tho expression wMch has been a guide to American soldiers and (tailors ever since, when ho cried: 7 have just begun to fight!" It was JoriKfB answer to tho demands of Capt. Pearson, commondet of the (British nhlp Oernpls, that the American mxllor mJirender the Hon Homme Richard. Ths IUchard, lanhed to tho Serapls by Jone, was In a sinking con dition, but the American sailors had Just begun to light, and three and ono Tialf hours after th conflict beran tho Serapls struck her colors. Tho lion Homme Richard sunk tho next morntng and John Paul Joncn nailed Into a French port on the captured ship, tho members of Its crew prisoners. Another famous battlo cry of tho nary was tho dying Injunction of Capt. James Lawrence: "Don't give up the shipr Capt Lawrence, In command of the TJ. B. 8, Chosapwako, had encoun tered the British frigate Shannon, thirty miles off Boston, June 1, 1813. Lawrence fell mortally wonnded at one of tho first broadsides from tut British warship His (tying cry was tn vain. Three months later Sept. 10, 1813, to bo exact Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry sent to Gen. William Henry Harrison his famous message: "We have met the enemy and they are ours." Commodore Perry had built a fleet of nine vessels on Lake Brio and went out to give battle to the British fleet near Put In Bay. Perry's flag, ship, tho Lawrence, wna almost destroyed by the enemy Are. With the flag of the iAwrenco wrapped around his arm. Perry rowed to the Niagara . and from that shrp directed his fleet to victory. A famous battle expression Is credited by many historians with being responsible for the election of tho twelfth President of tho United States. Gen. Zachary Taylor was Its author, and when he replied to Ranta Ana's demand that he surrender at Bucna Vista Fob. 22. 18tC: "Ocn. Taylor never surrenders.'' Oen. Taylor, with 5,400 men, motl of whom had never been In battle be fore, defeated Santa Ana's 0,000 picked troops, the flower of the Mexican Army. The war soon ended and Gen. Taylor was elected President Oen. Grant's historic sentence, "I propose, to fight it out on thlt line if It takes all summer," was written to President Lincoln May 11. 1SCI, as his army was pursuing Ocn. Lee's troops after the Battle of tho Wilderness. Gen. Grant had begun Ills tactics of wearing out tho enemy by constant harassing. It was nearly H year later April 9, 1805 that Gen. Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Meantime Almlral David Glaagow Farragut undertook with Gon. Gor don Granger tho sea and land attack on Mobile. The harbor was mined, and the Union fleet, when It entered, had Instructions to keep Insldo a red buoy. The leading monitor, in her eagerness to get at tho Confederate Ironclad ram Tennessee, did not heed this warning. Sho struck a torpedo and sank quickly. The flagship llrooklyr., with Admiral Farragut lashed tn the p-rt main rigging In order that ho would not miss one incident of the battle, stopped suddenly and threatened to throw tho whole lino of battlushlps entering tho harbor Into confusion. "What Is the trouble?" was shouted from tho Hartford, following the flagship. Torpedoes," was the answer. "Damn the torpedoes!" cried Admiral Farragut from his perch on high. "Four bells! Capt. Drayton, go ahcadl Jouctt, lull specdl" Tho fleet went ahead, and after a llercu battlo tho Tennesseo and other Confcdcnito wurshlps surrendered. Tho land forts g.ivo up u few days later. Lute In 1804 Gen. Hood's Confederate Army tried to stop Gen, Sher man's march to tho rxa by destroying the garrisons and lino of communi cations left by Sherman north of Atlanta. Gen. French's division of Hon. Hood's army attacked Allatoona. Gen. Corso hurried to tho rescuo of the garrison. Gen. French demanded that Gen. Corso surrender. Corso replied that the Confederates wero wolcomo to come and take his nnny If thoy could. A battle ensul. Meantime Oen. Sherman reached Konomw Moun tain an! signalled to Gen. Corse eighteen miles away: "Hold the fort, for I am coming." Corso replied: "I am short part of an car and cheekbone but am ablo to whip all lull yot" Sherman came. The Spanish-American War brought at least one famous saying: "You may fire when ready, Gridlev." Uttored by Admiral Gnorgo Dewey to the Captain of his flagship, iPlympla, as It was entering Manila Hay to destroy tho Spanish fleet thnru, and It soon bcvi no a housohold word In this country. rr Now In tho great world war, with Its censorship forbidding tho uso of 'ec, stands out the expression of tho unnamed Gcnoral: ' American Flag has been forced to retire. We arc going to comtcr American War Heroes Whose Fighting Words Have Become Famous Quotations fx 1 "Tho American Flaft haTbccn forced, to " PLffiC' i3H fJ-tSitimUl . I rpflre. Thin U tinemliirntile. nnil nnne nf I 5IT ' -t .irn jt&iL(!!Sl!Swk I our soldiers would understand their not aV&C' I3B- " 'J J&SSXSISfOK beinft asked to do whatever Js necessary to KL IIWBZ I "' :. ,: ffVf tg-y $ .remedy n situation which Is humlllat-' ' ' Mflj&uu lilCk' ' h ' v6WpBiy Sf' ' 1 inft to us undunacceptnlile to our country's :mwlmmmF gaalfVM ..... -j vj .) "Hon't &lve up the ship)" . ; ' J ... ., j ':. J "General Taylor ncrcr surrendrrsr' A Few Notes on the Newsaphone Great Rejoicing in Brooklyn Since Sec. Baker Cancelled Baseball Season Food Hoarder Was Caught With Ileal Egg on His Chin When Quite Young the Kaiser Was Kicked by an Angry Sardine Thafs How He Gets That Way Conservation Order Reduces Palm Beach Suits to 8,976 Wrinkles Moving Pictures Are Essential, but We Can Get Along Without the Pie Tossing Rumors From Long Beach That a Debutante Got Her $75 Bathing Suit Wet No Confirmation From Washington. BY ARTHUR ("BUGS") BAER OnHiht. 101S. n Ti I'frm IuUW,!nj Oj. (Tte .V fork Btrolut Wort'l). No surprise tint Germans are getting tricofita due to lack of soap. Everything they get has a trie in it. SECRETARY BAKER decided that baseball was about as essential as a hair in the boarding house butter. Order which evaporates baseball is the first victory won by Brooklyn since the war was launched. teller has been laying off the Channel ports since Rosner buzzed him that the salt air would take tlw starch out of his mustache. No money required for Hank Ford's Senatorial campaign. Just pour a little water in the radiator and let 'er go. All right for the cops to join a union provided that the burglars also chirp for on :ighthour day. Say Kaiser is getting rid of his influenza. Also his Influenceza. Only kick wc have against profiteers Is tint they arc using up a lot of air that a good man might be breathing. " Queer tracks In the Jersey meadows are made by the hoboes zigzagging out of the labor zone. Old Ltidendorff certainly was handed a palati.il punch on the nose. Order your winter coal now If you have the coin. If you can rake Uic money together it's a good idea to buy at least two lumps. Buy your coal now even if you have to hock your furnace. One swallow doesn't make a summer. But a swallow in 1919 will make a summer In jail. When you order an omelet nowadays the chef gives you canary eggs and soaks you ostrich prices. Stage Clothes As Famous Actresses Wear Them By Mrs. Vernon Castle Gowns Must Be Studied to Fit the Part One la Playing. (The First of Tico Articles on This Subject.) ONTVS costuming for Ihe stage Is more or lesi controlled by the part one is ploying. For Instance, you can't Imagine Kitty Gordon play lng the part of Sunbonnot Sue drossed in a gingham apron and sunbonnet She might play tho part exceedingly well, but sho wouldn't bo apt to bo chosen for it, because we always picture her a decidedly dif ferent typo. She dresses beautifully and can always be counted on for some thing particularly now and smart. Her clothes would not bo sultaUe for the young dtibubinto they are always ex tremevery French and bespeak the "woman of tho world." Mcr low cut backs she Is famous for, and when one seoa her back, one oan't blame her. XazlmoTa, I con sider tho bni exam ple of a woman who has studied her typo and dresses it cor rectly. You cant Im agine her In any thing but those long, "Hllnky" drossei with exceptionally tight sleeves and queer cut backs. Sho has a lovely figure, which Is brought out nnd mnde the most of by her straight, severe, snakcllko fit ting gowns. Since she has bobbed her hair sho looks even more eccentric and Interesting. She Is a type a rery Individual typo und she has studied b make her clothes bring out Uhs Individuality rather than hide IU Mn-4 vroiohOi3TLe rn artr. or mum mik.tivi Tcfi OOWN3 rMO-T !. k-him Another actress that knows well what Ix-oomes her Is lUlllo Burke. Can any ono picture llllllo Ilurke In anything but bow knots, rosobuds nud dainty little ruffles of laco? Her clothctt nro always dainty, delicate nnd youthful and add to the charm of her delightful personality and acting. Sho Is nlwnys like a sweet, little old'fashoned music box to me, and ono enn't lmnglno her different In dress or mnnnor. Dorothy Dickson drosses sweetly and believes, as I do, In simplicity. You must not think that stage dresses must necessarily be elabor ate and "sparkley." Ono doesn't have to wear silver laco and beads to look ill on tho stage, nor does ono need to shlno tn a spotlight like a house afire, to attract attention. If your dress Is extremely simple but becoming you will stand out as well dressed, Richness of material counts for a great deal on tho stage, but In most cases tho people wo admire the most and speak of ofteneat as chic are gencrany the onon who have sim ple frocks that wo long to copy nnd wear oursclven. It'fl much more interesting to see clothes that yim can picture your self In nnd that would bo perfectly appropriate to wear off the stage nH well as on. Tho Idea that bocauso ono Is on the stage one must dress llkn a mvord-swallowor or bareback rider Is out of date, Just as the lin- KVi'TrmM. Kill, prenalon that all "leading ladles," 03 well as a chorus, In musical comedy, must wear tights or hort skirts. In olden days this used to be tho case, though I can, without boasting, say "that was beforo my time." Nona days one can go to a musical comedy and sit the wholo evening without siting n short skirt make an ap pearance unless there be a ballet dancer on the programme. One rea son for this may be that the ordi nary drws skirt of to-day Is so short that It does not seem necessary to frolic out In a skirt above tho knee, either to attract attention or to giro freedom In kicking when dancing. Tho short, fluffy, ruffled ballet skirt seems quite all right for the pony ballet or chorus, but I think the rest of the company ordinarily should avoid them as far as possible. All stage apparel Is made for stage purposes only and In accord anco with tho lighting and scenery and surrounding costumes, nnd so would not servo for any other pur pose. Many actresses who havo a favorite color that perhaps la most unbecoming In daylight or under ordinary evening lighting, ueo It profusely In their stage costumes, as their make-up lends their com plexion to almost any color, thus gratifying their sense of color with out losing n reputation for good taste In the display of It bj th 11-11 8-ndk.t., It.) Courtrai, in Flanders, Scene of Great Belgian Victory 600 Years Ago THK quaint old Helglan town of Courtrul. not far from the French bordor, and which has HUffornl grraUy at tho hands of tho Invading Germans, was tho scono of a famous eonlllet of ths Middle Ages, the "Hit'l of the Spurs," On July 10, 1302, the town wa besieged by a gre.it army, and Its doom seemed sealed. On tin following day, however, tho stim'y Flemings met and routed the enemy Among ths ttpolls wero many gilt spurs removed from too bodies of Knights and men-at-urms, nnd thoan gave ths battle Ita name. With othor relics, some of thsm worn preserved in tbo Cathodral up to tho out.bre.Ut of the present war. In tho ninth century Flanders be came a part of Trance, but as the Flemings Incnxised in population and woalth their spirit of Independence grow, and In tho thirteenth century they rovolted and captured tho city of Ilrugeiv When the nows reaohod Part nn army was at once des patched to put down tho Insurrection It was led by Hubert, Count of Artois, who had defeated tho Flemings a few years before. And Include, 1 8,000 knights In full armor, 10,000 archer And 30,000 Xoot soldiers. Against this orray of picked fight ing men the Flemings could oppose 'ut 20,000 plktmen, most of them untrained. Determined to defend fmirtrnl to thp last, however, they took up their position behind a canal' on tho plain before the city. A quarrel intween two French olllcers resulted In a premature order for a chorge.i Down upon ths Fleming burghers swept tho great body of splendid hortfrmen, entirely unaware that tho cannl stood In their path. They di I covered It too Into; tho leading riders I attempted to turn nslde, hut were preyed forward hy loose himtnd ana In a moment tho canal was filled with struggling men nnd horaes. Thousands weto slaughtered, for thoeo wero merciless d iva, nmong tho slain being Count Robert. Tho remainder of the Fronoh withdrew, leaving the Flemings in full posses sion of tho Held. Franco afterward gilned several victories, but oventun'ly gavo up tho struggle FJandern passed, succes sively under tho rule of llurgundy, Austria, Spain, 'lermany and ttia Netherlands, but nt last her dream of freedom was rcallzi d and sho bo 'amo part of Independent Belgium. In tho dark days that have coins her sons have fought at stoutly for their nntlvo land ns did their ancestors too .ears ago, but this time shoulder to houlder with tho French.