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Meet to Rush Preparedness War Supplies "for Instant Issue" Asked by Middle Atlantic States Wilson Is Warned Of Lack of Defence Time to Quit Talking and Begin Working, Whitman Says After Conference - I'hiLsdelphia, March 17.?The araors of Now Vo plvania, ., Maryland and Delaware ? Cub and devis?' .? 'Il?' tic Of I1 ' ? gun at ? nt and il Martin (J i ' . lacy and to i :<> the military authori I it Ma ?\ o..<i. who lu a . men who . . fall the and ar;?i >ea fuie ? o? the nation. Gen W ood laid ? i ial mobi nd the care which mu it be I i guard manufacturing ? with? i without ? in time of i war. lie a "a sizeable ? i raj " ??. i ? h ii?.. waste ?OO.ODO Reaolntiowi for Defence ? \ exec ill '1 Wbl per arrani I lable WHEREAS, ? nt? tion now eon fro: I namiatabahj there I ia urgent necessity for immediate prep a rat i on to u-c,.-' an extraordinary con? I ditio'i which ?? ai se in fommunit:? and pro- j t-ctio . ? ?.. nsiole; bl-d WHERE/ .lierai public kno?? . ? 'its to firovi-: n such emergency n nst be made in advnr.cv;: a:. ' WHERE \ g plans for the ? itioi preserving i forces of a eomn I abso- ? lutely em -. table arms, : equipment, munitions, clothing, ord- ? nance and suppliei required by men perforn ing be furni-bed: and that, ni C laws and rejj relations, st ? idod ? i ? . on state I WHEREA e fact that I ? the i nited Statee ng dut ??it'i much of their uppl i ai d ? : lacement and renews Wir ??nt el..thing, . arma, munition? ami other .?uppl i not available for delivery I ? Rl SOL"? Kl>. T'na? there is n? ' ? iking extensivo and sufllcii scuring ? i bating to the state? for ample (?.nantit il moni ordnai i medical ? . es. that i bey may be ??I h' RESOLVED, 1 hal ?re do herel ai ?i repr? . plies and equipment, no??' deficient and ffreatiy needed by ?'ate troop?, ?nd '.hat a copy of these h olutl? transmitted to the Preaident of the ,??*ht.?, the Coi i"? ? -.- ,, \\ t I ?. rotary of I ? that this subject be riven the ii ? strike Nni Diocaaaed ernor Whitman said the roaolu embodied everything be thought adde t .<.. at the uke had entered inl ? ... r ed to Neo ? I o'clock tram. The '?? compani? '. ? he New Voi k N'a irri. ed the conference of \..\v Jel ? gton and Adjutant Maryland; Gov rinor Townsend and Adjutant Ccncra) Wickersham, of Delaware* I 1 . ? Russell. eommandant Philadelphia \a\ y Yard; Adjutant | (ieneral Stewart, of Pennsylvania, and ..I Charle: V ? of N?w Jersey. J. P. Morgan's Corsair Offered for Patrol Mrs. Harriman, John Borden and Mrs. Kennedy Ready to Turn Over Boats to U. S. 1 re of Ott best known yachts flying the American flap have been offered!, Of ail expense, by 'heir owners to the Na* Committe? n:< nt service in ca . tional erren ?hev are J. P. Mi Mrs. E, M. Harriman'a sultana, .lohn Hoidei K ... lire. John S K? Cherokee and the \ - owned by George F. Baker, jr. In a letter offering ' Mrs. Har? riman expressed regret that she could not j' ?. ice in na? tional defence. ? I Bacon bai offered his sixty foot now? r boat Qui a announced yesterday from tne ofBeee of the Naval Training Association, at 26 ( ortlai Other ?. listed during the last week include merit? Free? lance, William S. Patton's Wasp, m M. Guthrio's Meoden and ? . Shei man's Wasp. With the N'oma, owned by Vincent Astor, which was enrolled some tune bosta form the nucleua of a naval coast defence li addil on to t ..her? have been ofTerod to the ? Oaf cbaMe. . owner-? leaving it "o the F< A . le none of the boat? ha? been formally ac ? thi govei irtnent, th? ? charge of 'he enrolment fool thai a lonsr step toward obtaining the BOO patrol boats for the M Naval District ten made. ? emmodore Kobert E. Tod a ! T. du Pont have notifie! the commit? tee thai ?'ach ;? having ? fast scout patrol boat, z 110 feet, con ted by the Herreshoffs. under ed '". ' ' Navy Penar*' U-aBoat Blockade Cuts $250,000,000 From U. S. Exports February Total of $466, 523,034 a Huge Decrease from January Imports Also Lowered Reduced $42,239,685 ? Per centage of Duty Free Goods Increases - ; i u aahiafton, March 17. . submarino blaKkadc proved a (.low to American ? February, eing r.Ruied i at more than ' made pur,!.c by the Unite?*] ???au or lours,"! and Dom? ' merre toda] il g ol of only , I147.D82.I5S ? - ? pared ?with $61! J ?try. Tin? I?'?.': .'. howeyei eludes? ahlpmenta made during the . ten daj of January Januar) exports unasnally iarire. and with the :'s llfCUt.'!' tci!;ii : . . American export trade daring lail .. ?i $260,000,000 The itapo ll " lott heavily, I the bureau's flgaraa placing the <!' ?1 pur ? i abroad during Fabruary are valued by the bureau at I I igainst $241,t Ian? I be ' ? i".i' foi thi ended Febl while I'tr like period? in 1916 and 1916 the '?'al* i - 1,662 .26 and $1,? 6,0 17, i ? p? ??' ??? ly. Irnpo i the nKht month? ended February 28 ? were $1,64 ind $1,291 : in 1916 and - 1.627 in 191 ? ovei imp? ruary wai $266,9 i >"..*?-1T. and $2^82,764, In the pi?ht month*.' period ended with February. Of the month?* importa 69.80 percent .1 free of duty, a? eomparod with par retit in February, 1916, In , the eich* months' per.oil for the cor reape g yeara 12 in 1917 and ? 1916. ! import? t. ' tiled $10 Febi uary, I'.'lT. while the expo cold for the month were $22.01 * I The impoi were $661. , ....' ->? ?-,i ??. ? - $T32,l-74,727, showing r? net bala Will Teach Y. W. C. A. Girl? To Cook for Soldiers ? military cor.k.r.pr will ". . , branch of ttie Young Women'? ? .. laoeiation. "T' ? usual par? lor ?.i? ehui ?' mak tmei a hurry call o feed ? ? I Mrs ? I under ipice* the new < ? . ih tor unit.? . ami to and san?l ps will be atudied ?? ?;?.? n? n i 'i i,ere will be three mi I . day, Thureda) s teach? ? er? will he Miss Marion Hopkins, a ' who has liad hospital training in ? tee, Madeline i ' ??p." The es are an offsho ? eantaei which id?, on mth Street weak ? $1150 r. o. b. Racine Mitchell Junior a40-h.p.Six O-inch Wheelbase F. ab. Racine ?? A,* I-?MA? -H ?v. I $1460 7*Passenger - ?48-Horseno wer !a27-inch Wheelbase iB_ss/- ? __"_i Exclusive Styles The Mitchell e-ornes in two aires now? Mitchell and Mitchell Junior. And in eight body styles. Each body is exclusive?designed by our artists, built in our own shops. Unique Features There are 31 features in the Mitchell most of which all other cars omit Things like a - tire pump, dashboard engine primer, reversiblehcac:-,: * , Latecantileversprings. Thil year we add 24 per cent to the lux cry cost? whii b -.-leans stunning cars. Sav? ings cuide in our new body plant pay all this extra a it And this year, for the first time., we announce 100 per cent over-strength in every vital p.-.- I ' ?t_ old margin of safety was 50 per c? A Lifetime Car rcsnlt of this doable strength is a ! ir. Over 440 parts are built of toughened steel. All safety parts are vastly Al! parts which cet a major strain are built of Chrome-Vanadium. G-earg are tested for 50,000 pounds per tooth. Engines are tested for 10.000 miles without evidence of wear. And several Mitchells have already run over 200,000 nul es. No Extra Cost All these advantages cost you no extra price. They will cost us, on this year's out? put, about $4,000,000. But they arc paid for by factory savings. John W. Kate, our great efficiency expert, built and equipped this mammoth plant to build this one type economically. His meth? ods have cut our factory cost in two. These factory savings?unique to Mitchell?pay for all these extras. New'$1150 Size To meet a wide demand we now bniM two s:,-*Cs of the Mitchell Six. Hut the smaller? Mitchell Junior?has a 120-inch wheelbase. See which size you like best, and whit h of body. All new models are now on I w, MITCHELL MOTORS COMPANY, Inc. Racine, Wis., U. S. A. MITCHELL MOTOR CAR CO. OF N. Y., INC. New York : Columbus Circle, Facing South I I | | | || I I \ I ? MM ( HI I ?1111 M\ss\i Ml -I ris i?i.iM.i ii i ??--mu? mitt* mmtat tt Mini 1 l.l.ll?? ? ? '?HI ?'?'? ???? l> ?i -III H > M" ? MW?* ?MlO ' <> ?m n w i ato mJ'noi Mahoa ''i?ii ?l*",s ,,,s ' ? *?-*_?/ \\ \ i i >.i.i < i ??? *??'?'? * '' - I? '.??a IHM, I-I I II IIMHII a i i i ? ?! ? I ..[>!? ? i,ll - ' '? I \4\ Kl m ? V ?'??- ' ? ' ' i.fli. <: y MI mu.1 l i \ i \ i iiitt i \ M ??, <n,l ,1 ?, I I? I ?> i \? i ?.us n IIKIIif.l l??s I? K Mil? barll ? Ml? I I.II I lr.?ta-r OOtO ? " Il \? h ? S" \< ?? ? \?n Paa?'? '? " ? mi. i . 1114 ii m a?. S? V*4 \ I(K r?|? M?.l?.r ? ?r ? .. . .... -I I ? i i i ?. ' ? ?-iiir? l,ar.|r ' .. i ' 'i: I II \MI?<i4 ? kl ?al Mol..? ? || M I II I I. M * I \-t: < - 1.1 |> HAM? Ml?? bi II \ ??.?. - il' ? I ,, I I ?1 (?Mil I I On.. If. ?' ? I I II \\4 K I I ?m -I II..I |l.| 4 II. Brooklyn: 1418 Bedford Ave. i i i i riniM i*iiiis|?i i i r.iKMi M'.H VOM '? l.l.nNN. tiOO M I ? not. ? ' I ' 44. ???-. a? Il 44 I K-l H \44-la.i ? ll??.?l jr.rTKH*i,>\ll.t.K- ?4. i Grtataaaar. h I m.s 11. s tiryuet . ..inn..!!? ? .. \llli|i| I Hi44 N 44?-?l I ml l..i'ur ?Il \ I IIMIS ?Mk< li?-l Sflm, i.|, i l.nrmt li.. M 14 III in.Il 11. linr.r . I.<tin(r "'"?Nl-W KIHIIIIIt Mi. Iirl -? lui, n|r, I, ,,?. I,? M \?|. 4\ hlpfalla ?..?? I ni l.lll? I I I -I? 44 I M?.?? !.. i?. I | I la \ um M ,?? il. < | \\ I - I s 14? l'.llll.ll I llS I ..Iiiim' ? \ . | ?I .1.... In. I ., InMilli' Ko?. A II.I.I.....I Newspapers Aid Government in Censorship Plan Regulations To Be Drawn Fixing Information of "Value to Enemy" ConferenceonQuestion No Effort Will Be Made to Suppress News of Disas? ters to Ships " ' !?,? . the ' on of ? ? ?.'hieh mit*? ? line to a" ? <tue?t?on of armed Amer-1 ican - rrafl ? the regulation . ? ? itarv m'?? thi govern? ment bOOf The pre?? association? ha. ? their de ? | dations ara | appro. ..il be sut-rt.it'ed both . managing ? ?ion. Mr. I Infon anorallj thai be withheld \ .,n or ?hou!.i ? ? >!. eh arrival i for ma? use lil . such new? . should hi published." Mr. Da i? l ave aaani ??, *Ufl ship? ild be , ni,;,' ,. . d, "the informa* i tioii would he furnished, and it WOUld print the ' Major McArthur, of I a War D mand< t It. knap Dei 'ment will ; draw up ?? I tions ?up. .Major Me Arthur ii-" ? ? ation sho Million Here Sign Pledge of Loyalty 30,000 More Blanks Are Dis? tributed by the Mayor's Committee ? Defence, gnature? to pledge? of I? ? blank?, making a total ' "., ? .1' .1 . ?M0,006 '? ? I William T. The - I i would ? F< deration, I "While hi! of u . i ntain pern?.?. ' we could not WOUld I - ?lust Cohalan said re- I g tieni "I believe in the anaertion and en? forcement of all American terfei them, tial enforcement o "I du not ?believe ta bowfag before the ayaterta which r? tryir g -i ? Armed Ships' Status Abroad in Doubt U. S. Request for Ruling by European Neutrals May Be Preparedness Move ' Pcparttnent'? real g in-, icern ? ? iod met ? ' ? ? ? it ral n e r. ? I of thei? neutral countries tows ' ? Hoi ? , a I ? an a!? ? ? ? ?. ? ? The ? ? ? off th< i greatly ; h British armed i . ? U. S. Military Orders - ? - i ? Founded . "XJttJ Greeley 1900. Tomorrow and for the Week Men's Early Spring Sale Service Giving Apparel A in in Sale well timed, well planned, and so considerately ordered price concessions, that every article included stands forth unusual worth, at a substantial cost saving to the purchaser Prices Are for This Week Only .Just those articles of seasonable toggery, correct and practical as well, that the New York Man feels obligated to himself t<> go <>ut and acquire, when hi*? blood stirs at the call <>i" the year's brightest season. \cu shies, fresh assortaient*, no varied as to provide for your complete Spring wardrohe, and .ill of traditional Lord ?S: Taylor quality standard. Spring Haberdashery \ alues so exceptional that provident Men will want to stock up for months to come Shirts Tepes arid broadcloth silks. , "uli .-ilk and -ilk mixtures... ladra** and mercerized. [adras and mercerized. lour-in-Hands 11 ported -ilk*? and satin-. . . . Robes .$4.95 Beach and Bath styles.$.?.25 $2.95 I-eacli ami Hath, special model-. . $5.95 $1.65 $1.10 Fancy and self color pattern Pajamas Silk .and cotton, striped. .Madra- and mercerized. Mercerized, plain and striped Underwear White Lisle Union Suit*-.$1.15 Ribbed Cotton Union Suits.95c Madras Union Suits, athletic.75c Madra-* Shirts and Drawer^, each. . .85c Balbriggan Shirtsand Drawers,each 45c Shin- and Drawers, athletic, each. 40c $2.95 Half Hose $1.65 Silk, black and color-.75c $1.10 Fibre, black and colors.28c $1.00 . . 75c Fifth Ac< i"" (?round Floor Direct Entraver* .ISth Street Spring Footwear An offering of rare occurrence, an opportunity the Man who appreciates line footwear will regard with keen satisfaction English Last Hoots Durable und Correct $5.85 that -' c -*' n ic< and com? fort. Tan an. I I Hack Calfskin, ??i our recular ?. ptional worth. Direct Entrance. 700 Pairs ?,ow Shoes Smart English Tac $4.75 Men v ill profit by this unusual saving and make an early i*elci'. tion of several pair- tor reserve. excellent quality, Tan .?ml Bla Russia Calfskin. (?run,>ii y loot Smart Walking Boots liest Newark Make S8.50 Supreme value. S i those trim lines that **peak exclusive? Dark Tan and Bla ?kin Lac< : -. v.ith Col< red Kid or Buck? skin Tops. S8th Street Spring Flannel Suits That is the material that will be in demand by the Smart Dresser the coming season. Select your suit now, while you can benefit by this unusual saving Silk trimmed, silk lined sleeves, comfortable for cool Spring days, admirably suited for Summer service $24.00 Cut to iiK-et the discriminating tastr of the Men of New Vork and put together to our strict speci? fications. More like the celebrated West of England flannels than anything we have been able to discover are these soft, firm fahries?cool greys, restful greens, live browns and true blue*?. Single breasted, double breasted, patch and reg? ular pockets. They have all the thoroughbred touches of tailor? ing detail the well dressed Man prescribes and are entitled to a place of honorable considera? tion in your wardrobe. Spring Top Coats $18.50 A Special K\ent. at a special price, that comes just at a time to satisfy Overcoat need \ Man's line of least resistance t.. comfort through Spring temperature's changing moods. Planned as a tribute of service for the Spring Event, in order that our friends may have this lasting ei idence of th.' standard we have obligated ourselves to maintain. Dark Oxford cheviots, grey and heather mixtures in the favored .-til wool knitted textures. Loose slip-on models, cut with ?i smart s* of styl?' Impress Klevators from Men's Shoe Section to Men's Clothing Section, Fourth Floor Men's Wear Of Style I ' il S, r Lord & Taylor ?18th Street FIFTH AVFNUR .V>th Street 'At Price? C nif or ml}i Moderate _m*?