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Many Made Happy
By Free Trips to
See Kin at Upton
Clearing Weather Aids
Sunday Service of Auto?
mobile Association
Plan Is Big Succe
S3
150 Made Journey, to the
Great Pleasure of Loved
Ones at the Camp
The storm and the clouds blew over
just in time to make it right for the
big trip d"wn to Camp I'pton yester?
day.
"Oh, I was so worried!" contided one
little miss who, squeezed tight into a
corner of one of the cars which the
American Automobile Association is
providing for free trips to Yaphank,
clung desperately to a suspiciously
bulkv bundle for "brother."
"So worried," -he repeated. "All day
Friday, while it rained and snowed -".
I just couldn't 'hink about anything
c!*-e except would it clear up. And
then Saturday cam..*, and it didn't look
much better, and and I guess I was
pretty near crying, 'cause I did feel
so bad. But- but it's all right now!"
AH Felt Just That Way
Which was precisely the way they
all felt about it the entire hundred
and fifty, who, in two big 'buses a-nd
a flotilla of donated motor cars, made ?
the journey yesterday. And that was i
the way the boys at Yaphank felt j
about it, too. It was all riprht, then,:
when the bevies of relative**-, their'
cheeks flowing from the sharp wind,
swung into sight under the dancing
sunlight, and the glad cries and salu- '
rations and the waving of handker?
chiefs and muffs began preparatory,
be it understood, to greetings oi' a
more personal character.
For. although, of cou?se. a creat hie
soldier boy never, never gets excited
in the manner of a tiny girl with a
bundle for "brother,'' and never,
never, never gives way to his feeling***?.,
still, in strict confidence, it ivas said
at Upton yesterday that there had
been an unusual amount, of scanning
of the sky during Friday and Satur?
day and a number of queries as. to the
probabilities of tne weather that
could scarcely be accounted for by a
martial desire to promote, polite con?
versation.
The truth is that these trips have
?otnewhat more than "caught on."
They have come to hnve a deep and
permanent place in the life of the
camp. Yesterday's was the third of
the serk;. and from a news stand?
point there was, perhaps, nothing
especially notable about it. The 'buses
and cars started as before, from Co?
lumbus Circle in Manhattan, and from
I.or.g Island Automobile Club in Brook?
lyn. The cries, the greeting-- ?these
were almost exactly as on the two
previous Sundays. The entertainments
at the hostesses' houses of the Y. YV.
C. A. weren't a bit better, because
they simply couldn't have been.
But if any one thought that repeti?
tion was going to take the shine off
person was a long, long way from
these little jaunts?well, that piciable
understanding just how repetition
works between this town and Camp Up?
ton by the motor route.
As one khaki-clad young man so elo?
quently remarked, looking up at the
sky when the 'buses were at length
preparing to return:
"Gee. I ? I hope it's fine like this next
Sunday."'
Nearly 5,000 Yale Men
Serving Nation in War
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 13.?The
drain that war has already caused up?
on the personnel of Yale University
is showp. in the first catalogue to be
issued iince the hostilities began. It
?viil be made public tomorrow.
This pamphlet discloses the fact that
the registration of students at the
university has dropped from .'3,400 in
1917 to 2.006 in 1913. At presen;. 854
undergraduates are now connected
with v,*ar service. Including graduates
the number Is nearer 5,000.
Learned Camouflage
Lesson Too Well
CAMP DIX, N. J., April 14.- Because
he camouflaged himself as a Hebrew
soldier and persuaded his sergeant that
he was entitled to the Passover holiday
recently granted to all army men of
the Jewish faith. Private Otto Richter,
of Long Branch, has been sentenced by
a regimental cour*, martial of the 311th
Infantry to a term of six months in the ;
?uard house and a loss of one-sixth of
Bis pay.
Richter might have succeeded with
hia scheme had he not failed to attend ,
any celebration of the Passover feast. ]
This was discovered after the suspi?
cion? of Captain K. A. ( olonna had
been aroused when Richter called on
th<t telephone to Bay his wife was ill
and begged to be allowed to remain j
with her a few hours lon-2-er. Two ?
o?ya iav-r he w+:n telephoned, saying
he feare-l his wife was dying, and got
another ex ten ion. The cour? martial
board produced proof that all this time ,
Richter knew his wife was in perfect '
health.
A great tented annex to (amp Dix
*Jil! probably "?<? erected to accommo- :
?at? several thousand men of the sec- ;
ond draft, due to report here next week .
from six ?tat? -,
Soldier to Talk for Loan
One of the New York boys who were'
"ion eager to go to Prance has been
?H? of the first to return from the
*?">?":?, honorably discharged because of j
'"jury. He never reached French soil.
Johr: P. Malone, 185 Eleventh Street.'
Brooklyn, ?eft, the; Catholic order of
-?nWKiscan Brothers to don khaki.
nhfn thia country entered the war
?e wan "Brother .John." He was com- .
Pietinj- hi? studies at St. Francis's Col- '?
'<?e. in Brooklyn. He enlisted last
?une m the old 14th Regiment and was !
gB-ttftrred to the 2d Field Artillery at ;
?Partanburg. Later Private Malone l
qualified a?s a French interpreter.
in* day he wa? to have departed for
rrane*- ht wa- kicked by a horse. He !
*m in a hospital for many weeks. He
* ,?* home now. K? ban recovered
?anciintly to mak-: Liberty Loan
?Ft????! In theatres.
Visiting Officers Invited
To Use Army and Navy Club
vii / Army arid Navy Club hau In?
*^*fl a!l ot?rtrn visiting New York to
??"* the club, at 64 Wast Fortieth ;
ftt-l***t, their headquarter*.
?J*?* PrtoiUejag oi th? dob ?re ex
; ?B??d for one week ?jnd will he ex-'
gJM on apri?cj?'!?*!. About fifty
room* Hft. available, Robert C, Law
?"**> club treasurer, ??sued the invi-j
Colors of Old "69th"
To Be Shown To-night
Relatives of fhe men of the old 69th.
now fighting in France, will be th
?guests of honor to-night at "Liberty
!:i!'(i''" ??'?'? the 69th Regiment Armory,
Lexington Avenue and Twenty-sixth
Street.
The battle Hag,- 0f the old regiment,
which symbolize its achievements in
the Civil War and the spanish-Amer
: ican War**, will be paraded for a spe
| cial salute. The guard of honor will
be former commanders of the regi?
ment, among them Colonel John O
Nugent last surviving commander of
- be ?.Dth of the Civil War; Colonel
t-dward DutTy, who ied the regiment in
; tlie Spanish-American War; Colonel
Louis D. Conlay. for many years com?
manding officer of the regiment; Lieu?
tenant Colonei William X. Haskell,
who was its leader on the Mexican
border; Lieutenant Colonel Charles
Healy and Colonel John J. Phelan,
commander of the 69th Regiment,
New York Guard.
Major General William A. Mann,
, who led the former 69th to France
after it had been renamed the 165th
and vas fused into the Rainbow Di?
vision, will be the reviewing officer, j
Justice Victor J. Dowling and Mon
--.gnor Joseph Mooney, vicar pe?era! :
: of the Roman Catholic Diocese of I
N'ew York, will speak. Father Joseph :
B. Dineen, chaplain of the New York j
Guard regiment, will also deliver an j
address. To-morrow, also, will be'.
"69th Day" at "Liberty Land."
The 600 members of the Women's
Auxiliary of the 165th R?priment, un?
der the leaders! ;?> of Mrs. Elizabeth
Hennings, plan to sell at least $300..
000 worth of bonds at the "Liberty .
, Land" booths.
Arrangements will be mad:? for ;.
trench meal for the Liberty Loan ;
workers at the exhibit. A Held kitchen
will be installed on the street
outside of the armory and the cook?
ings passed out so that the public
will have a goo?! opportunity to in?
spect the soldiers' fare.
K. of C. Will Send
Athletic Outfits
Plan Completed for Aiding
Soldiers Now in Fight?
ing Zone
The Knights of Columbus are now
ready to put into effect the extensive
plans which they have formulated for
tlie aid and comfort of our fighters
overseas. This was announced yester?
day at the recular quarterly meeting
of the otcler at the Waldorf-Astoria
by Supreme Knight Flaherty, who pre?
sided.
This week. Mr. Flaherty announced,
two construction men and six secre-^
taries, together with the Rev. P. .J.
McGivney, - of Bridgeport, supreme
chaplain of the organization, and
William J. Mulligan, of Thompsonville,
Conn., will start for France.
Eacli one of the party will carry as
? few personal effects as possible, but
will take along 500 pounds of amuse?
ment material for our soldiers. This
will include tennis equipment, base?
balls, bats and gloves, boxinR gloves
and games?checkers, chess, dominoes
and packs of cards.
Other Officials to Go
"Perhaps before these men arrive
in France,'' the speaker continued, "E.
W. Buckley, supr?me physician, many
more construction men. secretaries and
perhaps myself will be on the way.
"Secretary Baker and General Per
shing have specifically requested the
Knights of Columbus to rush as much
of this athletic material as possible,
and as fast, as we are able to obtain
transportation facilities we will send'
the material, with secretaries, across."
Colonel P. II. Callahan, who is in'
charge of the headquarters of the
Knights at Washington, also reported:
"An important phase of our work,"
he said, "from which we expect great.
results ?s the development of pro?
grammes among the negroes. We ex?
pect to find among the negro troops
a large percentage of latent talent, and
they will be able to entertain the white '
soldiers as weil as themselves. To
meet this condition we are training
colored secretaries. Later we expect;
to extend this work to the Indian
troops."
To Work in Hospitals
Colonel Callahan also said that the
Knights intended to carry its work
also into the reclamation hospitals at
Ashcville, N'. <.'., where it is expected'
that .".000 patients will he cared for.
"It ?a C'a?- plan of th? order," lie add
e?J. "to increase all of ou?- work 100 per
cent." Mr. Flaherty also announced
that by July I, 1919, $2S,.,000 will be
require?!. Of this amount, he said. $12,
000.o?") would be raised by June 1 of
this year. At present there is nearly
$6,000,000 cash on hand.
The meeting will end to-day.
Nearly $2,000 was taken in last night
at the Knights of Columbus war fund
benefit a*, the Metropolitan Opera;
House. The affair was under the di- '
rection of John F. X. O'Connor, Grand
Knight. Among the twenty vaudeville
acts were the Fox Film Kitidies, Ben
Welch and "The Midnight Frolickers."
Schools for Soldiers
Organized in France
500 Classrooms for Americans
Abroad To Be Opened in
Y. M. C. A. Huts
A school for American Soldiers in
France is being organized by E. C. ?
Carter, general Y. M. C. A. secretary,
with the American expeditionary
forces.
The classrooms will be the 500 "Y"
huts along the French front. The
faculty will be recruited from among
th<- 2,000 "V" secretaries in France,
more than 100 of whom were college
presiden'..?, school principal!- and teach?
ers before entering war service.
There will be an elementary course
calculated to familiarize the soldiers
with the institutions, customs and
ideals of America, France, England
and other allied nations. This is exr
pected to increase the soldiers' appre?
ciation of the cause they are fightin?|
French will be taught by native
teacher*-'. Elementary English will be
taught to American soldiers of foreign
i-ar'-n tit}*'*.
._ - --?- -
Government to Take Over
Belmont Memorial Hospital
HEMPSTEAD, L. I.. April 13, The
Belmont Memorial Hospital, opened
toma years ago by Mr?. Oliver HP.
Belmont and subsequently closed be
caos? ut certain protests made by
Nassau County resident?, is noon to be
reopened The building? ?re to be
Uken over by the government, accord
iDg to a currenl rumor, and will ba
u?aA lut soldi.r? ioc.itcd at Cemj? Mills.
National Guard
Units Will Not
Get Federal Call
No Present Intention o?
Utilizing Them, Gov
ment Announces
[Staff Correspondence]
WASHINGTON, April 14.--Nations
j Guard units aiready formed in th
states and those in process of forma
: lion are not to be drafted into the Fed
: eral service for use during the presen
emergency, it. was officially state.) t?
day at the War Department.
The department permitted the form;
t ion of state troops because of tr
urgent requests made for Federal re?
ognition from six states who desir*
to have guardsmen for purposes of p
lice powers.
.Slate Troops Now Recognized
The state troops recognized by tl
War Department include a regiment ea<
of field artillery in Minnesota, India;
and New Jersey; two companies
coast, artillery in New Jersey, five coi
panics of coast artillery in Virginia a
a field hospital company in Iowa. Mail
Tennessee. California, Texas, Colora
and Iowa have other units in process
formation, but none has reached t
stage where Federal inspection li
been sought.
The policy of the War Departmc
with reference to utilizing the n
units is explained in the following o
cial order sent to all state authorit
by Major Genera! J. M. Carter, chief
tne Militia Bureau:
"The following policy with referet
! to National Guard units organized by
states since August 5, 1917, or which
may hereafter be organized during the
period of the present war, is published
for the information and guidance of all
concerned :
Federal Policy Stated
"1. The several states are authorized,
under existing !av, to organise Na?
tional Guard units to take the place of
those drafted into Federal service.
When such troops have been organized,
inspected and recognized as duly con?
stituted National Guard, the P'ederal
government will comply with the re
ruirements of law by furnishing them
such arms, clothing and equipment as
may be available after the needs of ail
troops in Federal service have first
been met.
"2. Such National Cuard troops will
be maintained for domestic duty only,
and will not be called or drafted into
Federal service during the period of
the present emergency for service be?
yond the sens.
*?:;. National Guard troop:- in state
servier' do not constitute ;. part, of the
armj or' 'he United State.-*, and there?
fore their personnel of selective draft
age is subject to draft into Federal
service under the selective servir? reg?
ulations without change of draft classi?
fication."
Tornado Blows Cars
From Moving Train
Several Towns in North Texas
Damaged, but No Deaths
Are Reported
FORT WORTH, Tex., Apr:! 14. A
tornado which struck North Tesas to?
night caused damage in severa! towns.
according to information reaching here.
As far as could be learned no lives
were lost.
At Boyd thirty buildings, including
a church and schoolhousc.wero blown
down and a number of railroad cars
were blown from tracks and telephone
wires destroyed. Near Raird the wind
struck a moving* train, blowing live
cars out of it. A number of houses I
were reported demolished in Bridge?
port, Mingo and Paradise.
Universal Training
In U. S, Predicted
By Rabbi Schulman
He Teils CongregationJews
of the Country Will Be
Ready When it Comes
Rabbi Samuel Schulman, speaking at
Temple Beth-El yesterday, declared
universal military training in America
to be inevitable, fie added it would
find the Jews of this country ready to
do their duty.
"Hebrews have never been cowards
when it c;.me to a matter of war." said
he. "I venture to predict that when
military training is made compulsory
in this country, as ii inevitably must
be, the Jewish people will raise no
voice of opposition."
Speaking of the glory and thrill anc
opportunity for service which the wai
affords. Dr. Schulman disagreed sharp!}
with the "unpreparednesss" speeci
through which George Creel last we?!
brought upon himself the censure o
House an?! Se?ale.
"I have long been in favor of ker,p
ing our country at a high pitch of pre
paredness," he reminded the congre
gation. "I preached it here three year
before the war. and ! say now that on
of the greatest, lessons of this war i
that, the United States must come t
the general military training of all til
youth of the land."
Dr. Schulman lamented the impossi
bility, during war time, of universa
application for the precept to lov
one's neighbor as one's self, but de
clared this was more than offset b
the generally regenerative effect a
army life, with its high call to dutj
its lifting of life above the sordit
cverv-dav nlane of onemv making.
Spooks Put to Rout!
Thirteen Club Dines
Such conventionally superstitious
person's as sauntered into the Hotel
S.. Andrew, at Broadway and Seventy
second Street Saturda?, night bad taje
a.hcek of their lives, t'jr :he rhirte??n
Ciub was at it again with all its spook
defying ani ic -.
There they sft at dinner, thirteen
at each of seven?, tables, beneath black
umbrelias hoisted in the air to mark
th? no man's lard of superstition.
They spilled the salt and ate the food
brought in by cross-eyed waiters. A
black cat pussyfooted around the ta?
bles and a horde of miniature black
cats were silhouetted against the table
cloths.
As lineal descendants of those brave
sou!? who hack in 1893 founded the
Thirteen Club, they were doing their
bit to make the world unsafe for ?".
perstition.
Vpril 13 being the birthday of
Thomas Jefferson, they chose the occa?
sion to honor that other deserving
Democrat; the Sheriff ?>f New York
County, David II. Knott.
As toast master of the evening. Judge
Wi.liam B. Green called upon the evil
spirits to cavort. He then introduced
Sam Bell Thomas, of the United States
Customs Department, who made a thir
teen-minute spook speech.
Just before the ant?-spookers ad?
journed thirteen neophytes were initi?
ated into the ranks, oi the stoicly im?
pervious.
Newark Wants Houses
\TFa\VAP.K, \. .!.. April 14. Newark's
housing problem is in a fuir way to be
solved. A government representative
will com?.' here to-morrow afternoon to
meet. Mayor Giilcn and owners of
niants employing more than 500 hands.
The Mayor is sate means for relief
will be found.
?'We want the government to know i
exactly the true situation as to liv?
ing conditions, and I will do every- j
thing in my power to ni?! the govern
menl to get the insight." said the :
Mayor to-day. "It is necessary that '
we have additional houses for the em?
ployes in this section."
Broadway
at 34th St.
'Phone
Greeley 2626
Beginning This Morning?An Extraordinary Special
Sale of Women's Spring Dresses
at ?pZ?7o*Ql/
Ever since the arrival in March of the ,
%!iJ *'?''';'/ \ ft ? \
';\t/???jit \ newest Pans creations we have been reproduc- \ /.
' l% a^v mS ana" modifying the most delightful models N/.;*^* ?
(J<^.?&
Jenny, Paquin, Beer,
Georgette and La Croix
for this event. To offer frocks that so truly
reflect the chic of recent importations so soon
after their arrival in America is most unusual,
and more so at this remarkable price. Included
are styles for Afternoon, Calling, and Matinee
wear, beautifully developed in
Georgette Crepe Trimmed with Beading; Silk Foulard combined with
Georgette Crepe; Tailored Models h Navy or Black Satin; Crepe Meteor
in the most fashionable shades and Fine Quality Lustrous Chiffon Taffeta
Colors: For street wear Navy Blue. Black. Taupe, Copenhagen Bine, and Plum. For afternoon
wear?French Blue, Beige, Taupe, Wisteria. Flesh Color, White. Fourth Floor.
Women's Fashionable Sill
Suits, Special at $39.50
7 his season's most important offering
These suits arc ex?
act reproductions of
ou r liigher-priced
models. They could
not be more true to
their originals, ;iii<!
from every stand?
point are lh<' l?est
values in silk suits
shown for Spring.
' The many models
i
included feat u r e
short and medium
length coats with
shawl, tuxedo., and
sailor collars, sonic
embellished with em?
broidery in contrast?
ing color.
Fashioned of excellent quality .Silk Faille, or
Chiffon Taffeta, in Taupe, Navy Blue, Wisteria,
Pekin, Copenhagen Blue, Beige and Black. .Sizes
34 to 4-G. Fourth Floor.
Wavy Switchesand Transformations
Special at $3.95
18-inch natural wavy .switches, and transformations
that extend half way round the head.
Bernard's New Cape Stole
Reproduced for Special ?orientation Today
at $29.50
The genius of Bernard is
?shown at its best in this won?
derful Cape .Stole. No other
couturier could have put .such
grace, so much originality into
this newest of Spring gar?
ments.
The full length stole front
drapes into a large collar and
shapes a deep fitted yoke, to
which is shirred the full rip?
pling cape. Made of ? Fine
.Serge, lined throughout with
Peau de Cygne.
The same model may also be
had in Velour de Laine, lined
with Peau de Cygne.
Special at $39.50.
Women's Fashionable Coats
Special at $22.50
For afternoon, street and general wear. The models
are among the smartest introduced this Spring, and arc
tailored with much more care than can usually be said of
coats at this price. Fashioned of Velour de Laine, Army
Cloth, Silvertone. Fine Serge, Cabardine, Wool Poplin,
and Burella, in all the wanted colorings.
Each coat half lined with Plain or
Fancy Peau de Cygne. Sizes 34 to 50.
Andre Tardieu Will Speak Here in
Aid of Fatherless French Children
High Commissioner Re?
sponds to Suggestion of
Miss Luisita Leland
Andr? Tardieu, French High Com?
missioner to the United States, will bo
the principal speaker at a meeting
Friday afternoon for the benefit of
the fatherless children of France at
the home of Mrs. Charles B. Alexn:'
dei, 4 West Fifty-eighth Street.
The meeting will be one of a series
bv which the New York committee of
the organization hopes to raise addi
tionnl funds for the care of French,
children made orphans by the German
drive on the Western front.
The society has already raised
$2,500,000 and cared for 50,000 French
fatherless children, but the sum i3
inadequate to meet the now condition.
An rnnual contribution of ST.i.a.r?<"? sup?
ports a war orphan one year. -
Miss Luisita Leland is head of the
organization and lias been instrumental
in inducing M. Tardieu to deliver an ad
dress for its benefit. Others on the
New Yoik Committee include:
Mrs. J. Borden Harriman, vice-chair?
man; Mrs. Doublas Robinson, secre?
tary; Mrs. James A. Roosevelt. Mrs.
Charles B. Alexander. Mrs. Richar !
Hunt, Mrs. William North Duane, Mrs.
August. Belmont, Mrs. Hugh Minturn,
Mrs. Frederic Coudert, Mrs. Henrv W.
Bull, Mrs. Willard 1>. Straight, Mrs. J.
West Roosevelt. Mrs. Arthur M. Dodge.
Mrs. Francis Barlow, Mrs. Frederick
Godwin, Mrs. Walter B. James. Mrs.
William B. Cutting. Mrs. Leland Still
man, Mrs. Beverly Huer. Mr:;. Norman
B. Ream. Mrs. Nicholas Murray Butler.
Miss Irace 11. Potter. Mrs. W. Kmlen
MISS LUISITA LELAND
Roosevelt, Mrs. Arthur Tl. Scribner.
Mrs. T. .1. 0. Rhinelander, Mrs. .lames
IL Thomas and Mrs. Oren Root.
Sale !
Smart Georg
Crepe Blouses
For Monday and Tuesday Only
$4.65
Dainty, delightfully individ?
ual Georgette Crepe Bl ses.
artistically hand -embroidered
or outlined in beading. They
are by far ?!ic best values
offered anywhere this season:
Colors: Flesh Pink.
Peach, Tea Rose, Bisque,
(?rev, and Army Blue.
Smart Suits for Misses
Special at $29.50
These arc the most indi?
vidual suits for misses pro?
duced for Spring -they are
both distinctive and exclusive.
The models include Belted,
Strictly Tailored. Braid
Bound and Button-Trimmed
effects, some with new Yes I ees
and over-collars.
Fashioned of Mens Wear
Serge, Mannish Oxfords or
Tweedsand Shepherd Checks.
Sizes 14 to 18 years. One
model illustrated.
Thfc Season's
Newest Capes
for Misses
at $2
.\ splendid showing of the
most individual Coatee Capes
with pockets and'belt or full
flared model with shirred hood.
Developed in Mannish Serge,
fully lined with figured or
plain silk.
Also seaside capes of Wool
Jersey, trimmed with contrast?
ing color piping. Sizes 14 to
18 years. One model illus?
trated.
/.C. , !./
h
- ".
M
Very Special?Misses' Spring
Frocks at $18.50
Higher-priced Crepe de Chine, Salin. Taffeta, Fou?
lard. Serges and Silk and ?Serge combination frocks,
taken from our regular stock and specially priced for
Monday. The models are in smart Tunic, ?urplice,
Braided and Eton effects, in' sizes 14 to 18 years.

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