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Plan to Raise Draft Age Attempt to Put Limits at 20 and 40 Is Voted Down Decisively _. i U. S. Can't Suoply j 5,000,000 Men Now Neutrals to Lose Rights to Citizenship if They Claim Exemption WASHINGTON, June 2S. - Immediate extension of the present army draft age limit?, twenty-one to thirty-one >cars, was overwhelmingly defeated to-day in the Senate. The amendment proposed ly Senator Tall, of New Mexico, to the ri2,000.000,OOC army appropriation bill to make the limits twenty'and forty years, and all compromise? suggested fer different minimums and maximums r-cre voted down. Settlement of the controversy, which has held Senate attention for several days, cleared the way for passage of the huge appropriation measure, prob? ably to-morrow. Besides disposing of the draft age question the Senate adopted several' important amendments to the bill. One ' authorized organization of the $100,-1 000,000 aircraft production corporation jToposed by the Aircraft Production Foard as a vehicle for coordinating aircraft production as shipbuilding is coordinated by the Shipping Board ' through the Emergency Fleet Corpora? tion. To Change Quota System Other amendments accepted authorize ! the new plan of basing draft quotas i on the number of men in Class 1, in- ! ttead of upon state populations and affecting "rights of neutrals under the draft law. The Senate p. evious had '? adopted the draft quota legislation, but I it has been held up in the House. ! The amendment affecting neutrals provides that citizens of neutral coun tries now subject to draft who have ? declared their intention of becoming, American citizens shall not be eligible I for citizenship if they claim exemption j from the draft. This provision, offered J by Senator Hitchcock, of Nebraska, was ' ndopted as a substitute for an amend- ! ment approved by the State Depart ment providing for exemption from the draft of all citizens of neutral coun tries. The question of extending the draft ?gc limits occupied almost all of the ! Senate session. A proposal by Senator j Hardwick, of Georgia, that the present minimum age limit of twenty-one | years be substituted for the twenty-year ? miqimum of the Fall amendment was rejected^ 41 to 33, as was one by Sen? ator Weeks, of Massachusetts, to make the maximum age thirty-five years in? stead of forty. Proposals by Senator Brandegee,"of Connecticut, to reduce the minimum age to eighteen years and by Senator New, of Indiana, to make military training of youths between twenty and twenty-one compulsory also were de? feated. Big Army Voted Down Senator McCumber, of North Dakota, advocated immediate organization of an army of 5.000,000 men, which Chair? man Chamberlain of the Military Com? mittee declared was impossible. Sen? ator Warren, of Wyoming, senior Re? publican member of the Military Com? mittee, declared Congress was handling true draft question with "kid gloves and not bare-handed," and that eighteen to forty-five age limits are necessary. In connection with the draft ques? tion, Senator Johnson, of California, announced that he would postpone un? til the new army programme is submit? ted his effort for legislation to give states credit in future draft calls for _ excess of man power furnished by vol? untary enlistments. Exemption of neutrals from the draft evoked a brief controversy. Chairman Chamberlain presented an amendment which, he said, the State Department de? sired enacted, providing for exemption of neutral citizens. He said the present provision of the draft law conflicts with treaties between the United States and Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden, and that exemption from American draft of their citizens was regarded by the State Department as of "pressing" importance. The Senate, however, adopted the. Hitchcock substi? tute. Among minor amendments written] Into the bill by the Senate was a pro? vision that lack of college education shall Rot deprive men of positions in the aviation service. Another amend? ment would require factory owners to whom enlisted men are assigned in making war materials to pay them reg? ular wage scales, with their army pay suspended during their industrial em? ployment. Refuse to Set Age at 21 Preliminary to disposition of the Fall amendment, the Senate voted down, 41 to 33, an amendment by Sen? ator Hardwick. of Georgia, to make the minimum age limit twenty-one years, as at present, instead of twenty, as proposed by Senator Fall. A proposal by Senator Weeks, of Massachusetts, to make the maximum age thirty-five years instead of forty, proposed in the Fall amendment, was rejected on a viva voce vote. The vote on the Fall amendment fol? lows: For the Amendment Democrats Johnson, of South Da-lWilliarrts. kota. ! * Republicans Brandege*. ! Lenroot. Calder. Lodge. Colt. McCumbrr. Cummins. ?Nelson. Curtis. i New. Dillingham. ?Morris. Kail PoindexUr. France. Sherman. Frelinghuyeen. Smoot. Gallinger. ?Sterling. Hale. ?Wadsworth. Kenyon. Total, 25. Against the Amendment Democrats I Ashhurst. Overman. Bankhead. Phelan. ! Beckham. Pittman. ; Chamberlain. Pomerene. Fletcher. Ransdell. Gerry. Robinson. Gore. Shafroth. Guion. Sheppard. Hardwick. Shields. Henderson. Simmons. Hitchcock. Smith, of Arizona. Hollis. Smith, of Maryland. Kendrick. Smith, of South Caro King. lina. Kirby. Thomas, Lewis. Thompson. McKellar. Trammel]. Martin. Underwood. Myers. Vardaman. Nugent Wilfley. Republicans Borah. McNary. Fernald. Penrc??. Gronna. Smith, of Michigan. Johnson, of Cali- Sutherland, fornia. Warren. Knox. Total, 4P. Speaking in support of the Fa amendment, at the beginning of the d( bate, Senator Cummins, of Iowa, said i was unexplainable why War Departmei officials should offer any opposition t the proposal. Delay, he declared, mear that men arc being sent into the arm who should not go. Senator McCumber, of North Dakot advocated extending the draft so as 1 include all men between eighteen ar forty-five years of age, and declared f< an army of 5,000,000 immediately. Can't Supply Five Million Chairman Ch?tmberlain, of the Mil tary Committee, said emphatically th: the latter proposal was impracticabl "We're not able now to clothe, an train and otherwise equip 6,000,01 men," said Mr. ChamberiAin. He e plained that, although personally favo ing immediate extension of the dra ages, he was accepting the statemen of Secretary Baker and General Marc Chief of Staff, that it was desirab to postpone legislation because problems of housing, training, armir clothing and transportation. Senator McCumber said cone? ships would help the tonnage proble but that before great production these ships can begin "an everlasti conspiracy against them" mvst be ov> come. The Shipping Board, he sa will not tfrke the responsibility building concrete vessels unless rected to do so by Congress and I House Committee has left the mat to the board's discretion. Must Fill Gaps in Ranks Allied lostes exceed 200,000 a mon the number of American troops s< to France, Senator McCumber declar "Between March 21. the day the G man drive began against the British, iir.d June 21, the day when the German drive against the French and Italians ended, the Allies lost in prisoners alone 250,000 men," he continued. "All of these came from the fighting units. Other losses of our Allus were about equal to those of the enemy. This ?r not surprising, because of the enemy's superior artillery, deadlier gases and overwhelming numbers. Our failure to do better will prolong the war and increase its horrors. We can do more." Senator McCumber took Congress to task for "abdicating its duties" and leaving the executive departments to direct everything. Con rress, he said, has not once asked itself how large an army will be necessary to win this war or what tonnage will be required io support the army, but instead it has devoted its time to passing bills recommended by tho Administration. Admitting that the Secretary of War is a good lawyer, Senator McCumber asked if he has had any more military training than members of the Military Committee, to warrant his judgment being more acceptable than theirs. Says Allies Arc "Tardy" The Allies, including the United States, are "tardy," inefficient follow? ers of Germany in the development and use of big guns and other modern war appliances. Senator McCumber de? clared, and any budget providing for less than an army of five million men is "playing with war, and not conduct? ing war." Asserting that Secretary Baker and the press of the country seemed to be the only ones who had the opinion some time ago that the Allied line on the Western front could not be broken, but despite the optimism of the Secre? tary of War, the Senator said, Ger? many broke the line and forced it back in one place thirty-six miles in three days, and despite reports of great Al? lied reserves in France, ready to stem Hun onslaughts, there never has been any considerable number of reserves. "The reserve for:e lies in the sol? diery of the United States," he de? clared. "We might as well recognize that now." Submarine losses, as computed by the Navy Department, were cited by Senator McCumber as another evidence of "our habit of minimizing our disas? ters and magnifying our successes." He mentioned that he recently called the attention of the Senate to an Amsterdam cable saying the Germans claim the sinkings for May totalled 614,000 gross tons. This statement, he said, led Senator Beckham, of Ken? tucky, to get a statement from the Navy Department, which showed the actual losses from May 1 to 28, in? clusive, were 233,639 gross tons, and the estimate for the entire month was 258,671 tons. Two days after Senator Beckham ob? tained the statement, Senator McCum? ber said, the British Admiralty re? ported the May losses for the British alone Were 224,736 gross tons, and that losses of other countries from all causes were 130,959, making the total losses for May 355,694 gross tons. He said computation of American shipbuilding in deadweight tons is mis? leading, since losses are figured in gross tons. Says Power Is Wasted Senator McCumber charged that there had been reckless extravagance in the use of American man power and that the country is not accomplishing one-half what could be accomplished considering this fact. France, he said, imported Chinese labor, and there is no reason why the United States could not. do likewise. Senator Williams, of Mississippi, answered that Senator McCumber had unconsciously regarded the German as a superman, and that, as an American, he resented it. "We have surprised the Germans at every turn," he said, adding that the Germans were surprised also by the Belgians, the British and the Serbians. "They were surprised to death," he said, "when they could not kick us the fourth time without our fighting back." ? German Reservist Wandered At Will Until Arrested GREENWICH, Conn., June 28 ? Without the indorsement of the enemy alien registration officer, Ernest Weichert, thirty-three, of Port Chester, formerly a fireman on tb<% German liner Kronzprinzessin C?cile before she was taken over by the United States, has been meandering around the coun? try. His travels were halted here to? day when he was turned over to Sheriff Nossiter, of Westchester County. New York, Niagara Falls, Pittsburgh and way stations have been on his recent port of call. He had papers showing he was a German reservist. . "Senator" Ford If Henry Ford should be elected to the United States Senate, on a Fusion ticket, what would happen to Republican politics in Michigan ? And what would be the effect on the war work ]Mr. Ford is doing for the Government? The lively editorial comment throughout the country caused by Mr. Ford's candidacy has been summed up for you in The Tribune Review for Sunday. It's good reading. And this is only one of the many interesting articles you will want to read in The TRIBUNE REVIEW with To-morrow's 1918 Draft Class List Ready in Month! All of the 37,000 members of the draft class of 1918 have received their questionnaires. The final instalment was mailed by the local boards yester? day morning. Each registrant is given seven days in which to fill out and return the for ty-ntne pages of information. Accord? ing to Captain David Asch, aid to Mar? tin Conboy, Director of the Draft, the work of classifying the new men will requiro between two and three weeks following the receipt of tho data. ' We expect to have the men assigned to their various classes and appended to the lists of men who registered in 1917 within a month," said Captain Asch. "The men subject to the first call will be placed in Class I-X, to dis t'nguished trcm from the other regis? trants. "Men who married before January 15, 1918, when the new registration was suggested, will be granted deferred classification. Those who married later will bo placed in Class I-X unless a child is expected, in such cases the men will be placed in Class II-X. "Where it is proved that the regis? trant married primarily to escape the draft he will be classified in I-X with? out anything else being considered." Vanderbilt Named For Promotion to Brigadier General Forty-two Other Colonels Nominated for Elevation by President WASHINGTON, June 28.?Colonel Cornelius Vanderbilt, of New York, is one of forty-three colonels whose names were sent to tho Senate to-day by President Wilson for promotion to the rank of brigadier general. An? other who was nominated for promo? tion is Colonel Douglas MacArthur, son of the late Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur and chief of staff of the Rainbow Division. Colonel MacArthur recently was wounded during an as? sault on German trenches. The Presi? dent also nominated eight brigadier generals for promotion to the rank of major general. Colonel Vanderbilt is commanding officer of the 102d Engineers, formerly the 22d Engineers, of the New York National Guard. While the New York troops were in training at Camp Wads worth, S. C, Colonel Vandetbilt was for a time acting chief of staff. His home is at 640 Fifth Avenue, New York. Most of the men advanced in rank are now Berving in France and th.j selections are those of General Persh ing. Officers in this country were selected by General March, chief of staff, aftd in both cases the lists show that the capabilities of the officer and not his seniority in the service gov? erned his selection. Besides Colonel Vanderbilt, General Pershing's list includes another Na? tional Guard colonel. John II. Sher burne--to be a brigadier general. The other are all regulars. The brigadier generals recommended for promotion are Mason M. Patrick, Edward M. Lewis, William J. Snow, William R. Smith, Peter E. Traub, William S. Graves, James C. Harbord and Charles P. Summerall. Colonels nominated to be brigadier generals are: Charles C.Walcutt, jr.| William D. Connor. Edward R. Christian. Edwin B. Winans. William P. Jackson. Samuel D. Recken? bach. Meriwether L.Walker. Otho B. Rosenbaum. Edward L. King. Harry G. Bishop. Malin Cralg. Alfred W. Bjornstad. Andrew Moses. Robert C. Davis. Henry J. Hutch. Wilson B. Burtt. Harold C. Fiske. Cornelius Vanderbilt. Charles A. Hedekin. James J. Morrow. George C. Saffarans. Hanson E. Ely. Charles W. Kutz. George V. H.Moseley.|Francis Le J. Parker. Douglas MacArthur. John H. Sherburne. Lucius L. Durfee. James J. Hornbrook. Harry A. Smith. John J. Bradley. Howard R. Hickok. William Cruikshank. Merch B. Stewart. Albert J. Bowley. John E. Stephens. Oliver L. Spaulding, jr. Ewing E. Booth. Richard C. Marshall, jr. John N. Hodges. Herbert M. Lord. George H. Shelton. I Jefferson R. Kean. In making up his list of major gen? erals General Pershing showed his estimation of the services of his ! former chief of staff, Brigadier Gen j eral James G. Harbord, who was re I cently assigned to command the ' Marine Brigade. It was a part of this brigade which figured in the fighting | about Chateau Thierry, which has ] brought new honor to the Marine ! Corps. General March also has shown his appreciation of his chief assistant, Brigadier General William S. Graves, who has been closely connected with the development of the war army, first as secretary to the General Staff under Generals Scott and Bliss and later as first assistant to the chief of staff, under General March. i It is regarded as possible that Gen I eral Graves's promotion will mean his early assignment to service in the field, instead of with the General Staff. ? ?Bethlehem Camp Barracks Burned ; Stores Are Saved CAPE MAY, N. J., June 28.?The bar? racks at the Bethlehem Steel camp at Petersburg, twenty . miles north of Cape May, where 200 regular army men are guarding $5,000,000 worth of shells. '. were burned to the ground, but the fire I did not get to the storehouses. The loaded shells were made for the Fussian government during the last two years, and the barracks and store? houses were built there a year ago, ' but since the upheavel in the Russian ; government the United States author? ities have taken o?er the powder and I shells. The damage is about $50,000. I Last of June Draft Quota , Goes to Camp From New York The last of New York's June quota of National Army men marched yesterday to the Long Island City ferry at Thirty fourth Street on their way to Camp Upton. There were 1,862 of them, about half of them being from Buffalo and from Oneida and St. Lawrence counties. Every one of the men sent by Local Board 17, in The Bronx, was an Italian, not yet naturalized. The city's draft quota for the month was 7,343. Matches Thrown in Mail Box . Destroy Draft Questionnaires Lighted matches dropped into a mail I box in Stapleton, Staten Island, late ! laift night, destroyed a large number of draft questionnaires sent out by the Stapleon local board. The police said three young men would be arrested this morning and charged with an attempt to destroy offi? cial army records in an effort to avoid service. ? U. S. Soldiers Freer From Disease Than Any in Europe WASHINGTON, June 28.?Members of the House Military Committee were told at their weekly War Department conference to-day that the soldiers of the American expeditionary forces are freer from disease than any troops in Europe, and that proportionately fewer are ill than among the troops training 1 at home. Cantigny Heroes Hail From Every Section of U. S. Names of Those Cited for Valor Will Be Announced as Identified WASHINGTON, June 28.?American officers and soldiers cited for heroism and gallantry in action during the re? cent Cantigny operations by the com? manding general of the French army, whose names were mentioned in dis? patches June 24 and 25 by The Asso? ciated Press correspondent with the American army, in France, are from almost every section of the country. Dispatches to the War Department from General Pershing are bringing the same names piecemeal, and, as they can be identified in the official records here, their home addresses are being given to the newspapers. The first list of addresses was is? sued to-day, giving th* names of the following officers and men thus far positively identified; Colonel Lucius R. Holbrook, 1019 Grove Street, Boise, Idaho. Major Theodore Roosevelt, jr., 163 East Seventy-fourth Street, New York. Captains Amel Frey, Langcndorf, Switzerland; R. Oglesby, Lynchburg, Va.; William T. Crook/Anaheim, Cal. Lieutenants Volney B. Bowles, 2933 West Twenty-eighth Avenue, Denver, Col.; G. P. Gather, Bladen, Neb.; Jack Coonan, 214 North Pleasant Street, Watcrtown, N. Y.; Moses E. Cox, Gray Court, S. C; Lee S. Dillon, 2331 Twelfth Street, Boulder, Col.; Wesley Freml, jr., 42 Van Ness Street, San Antonio, Tex.; Florian D. Giles, Camp bellsville, Ky.; Frederick Hahn, Sa? vannah, Ga.; Gilbert S. Lance, Ke? nosha, Wis.; Louis O. Langston, Mon? roe, Ga.; George C. Cox, Cullowhee, N. C.; W. P. Waltz, Belen, N. M.; Gerwin D. Adair, Scranton, Penn.; Harrison Caswcll, Greenville, Mich.; Miller S. Bond, Enid, Okla.; Roy Bryant, New Orleans, La.; Tom P. Walker, 114 West 101st Street, New York; S. A. Baxter, 28 Hillyard Street, Chatham, Ont.; George H. Fleck, 1409 Broad Street, Providence, R. I.; Robert W. Marcus, Quincy, 111. Sergeants William L. Kouns, Curve, Ky.; Carl Thoete, 3971 Parker Ave? nue, Cincinnati, Ohio; James W. Koon, Weems, Ohio; Harry W. Endtcr, Ber? nard, Ohio; Henry Krothe, 31 Christ man Street, Atlanta, Ga.; Thomas W. Clemens, Kuttawa, Ky. Corporals Walter Coil, Walton, Ind.; William Robbins, Bloomingdale, Ind.; Sam Zingman, Kovno, Russia; Tal madge W. Gerrald, Galivants Ferry, S. C. Privates Leo F. Brady, Kermit, N. D.; Clifford Cagle, Horton, Tex.; John R. Davidson, Cresswell, Mich.; John Fennessey, 339 Frost Avenue, Roches? ter, N. Y.; Benjamin F. Lawson, La trobe, Penn.; Harry E. Schaeffer, 4619 Lesher Street, Philadelphia; Floyd Coulburn, Salisbury, Md.; Jesse Hyden, St. Albans, W. Va.; John Norris, Low? ell, Mass.; Harry March, Long Beach, Cal.; Joseph Beck, 2533 Christian Street, Philadelphia; Henry C. Franz, I 1511 South Tenth Street. St. Louis; i Edgar A. Hartman, 302 West Thirty i fourth Street, New York; Robert E. ? Carson, Chatfield, Minn.; Mike Vujno vrick, Trimountain, Mich.; Lindlay McPhail, Park Ridge, 111.; Paul Tere schenko, 3253 North Front Street, Phil? adelphia; Franklin B. WeBt, Garden ville, N. Y.; James A. Rice, Ashland, Ky.; Judson E. Steele, Edgewood, Iowa; Leo Ernst Dubois, Marquette, Mich.; Leon Louis Smith. Huntsville, Ala. Josephthal Appointed Naval Commander Louis M. Josephthal, banker, of 120 Broadway, has been appointed naval pay inspector, with the rank of com? mander. Commander Josephthal has been a member of Governor Whitman's staff, of the Mayor's Commitee on National Defence, and is the head of the Bu? reau of Naval Militia in the State of New York. He was a member of the staffs of Governors Dix, Sulzer and Glynn. He is a member of the New York, Philadelphia and Chicago Stock Exchanges. He has seen regular ser? vice in the regular navy as a yeoman, assistant paymaster and paymaster. Commander Josephthal married the daughter of Isaac Guggenheim. Since tho declaration of war Com? mander Josephthal, who is the only Btaff officer of the naval reserves to receive the rank of commander, has been notably active in recruiting work. -? New York Men Get Army Commissions (Special Dispatch to The Tribune) WASHINGTON, June 28.?Reserve corps and National Army commissions issued to New York residents to-day by the War Department follow: Frederick Madison Allen, Rockefeller In? stitute ; Tasker Howard, 26 Sidney Place, Brooklyn ; Frederick A. Johnson, 201 West 105th'Street; George Norbert Slattery, 142 West Eighty-fifth Street, captains ; Louis Reis Davidson, 262 West Ninety-fourth Street ; Henry Rudolph Rado, St. Francis Hospital; Abraham Joseph Weingart, 166 Park Row, first lieutenants, Medical Reserve Corps. Lester F. Weatherwax, Camp Mills, second lieutenant. National Army. John Kelly, Y. M. C. A., Governor*? Island, first lieutenant, Adjutant General's depart? ment. Louis Albert Sumner, Brooklyn, captain ; George Watkins Ahl, 536 West 114th Street ; Charles Cunneen, 1949 Seventh Avenue ; Charles W. Kramer, 167 East Sixty-seventh , Street, second lieutenants. Quartermaster Corps, National Army. Alfred Murphy, 471 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, first lieutenant ; Webb E. Trappa gen, 133 West Ninety-second Street, second lieutenant, Sanltery Corps, National Army. James Sheridan Pennefather, 500 West 144th Street, first lieutenant, Air Service. American Cadet Killed In Canadian Flight CAMP BORDEN, Ont., June 28.? Cadet John Arthur Byrnes, of the Royal Air Force, was killed here to? night in an airplane accident while he was making a solo flight. His mother is Mrs. H. Byrnes, of New York City. PENSACOLA. Fla., June 28.?John Zeller, a machinist stationed at the local aviation field, was drowned to-day when the airplane he was flying fell into Pensacola Bay. ? ? Two United States Fliers Killed in a Tau Spin MOUNT CLEMENS. Mich., June 28.? Lieutenant Raymond Templeton, of Pendleton, Ore., and Private Edgar Sawyer, of Hartford, Conn., of the 830th Aero Squadron, U. S. A., were killed here this afternoon when their machine went into a tail spin and crashed about 150 feet to the ground. The machine caught fire and both bodies wer? burned oadly. Indicted Editor of "Masses" Wears Khaki Floyd Dell, considered by the gov- j ernment as second only to Max East man in the affairs of "The Masses," which was accused of attacking th? j government in general and the selec? tive draft in particular, will be. missing when the other defendants of "The Masses" are again tried in the Federal court, charged with conspiring to ob? struct recruiting. For Dell, waiving exemption, is now at Camp Wadsworth, dressed in khaki, j a soldier of Uncle Sam. He left with other drafted men on Thursday. When within a few days of being 'thirty-one* years old, he registered in the military enrolment on June 5, 1917. Dell claimed exemption as a conscientious objector. He was then managing editor of "The Masses." Subsequently, last year, arti? cles and cartoons that appeared lit j "The Masses" resulted in the indict me n't of Eastman, Dell, John Reed, Art i Young and A. J. Glintenkamp. The jury j disagreed when given the case. Assistant United States Attorney Barnes, in charge of "The Masses" case, i paid last nicht that Dell's being a sol- j dier would not prevent his appearing at: the second trial. He admitted that the ! appearance of one of the defendants. in a soldier's uniform might weaken the | government's case. Ousted From Army for Drawing Color Line LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 28.?By virtue of a telegraphic communication from the War Department received at headquarters at Carnp Pike to-day. Captain Eugene C. Rowan, late of the 162d Depot Brigade, was dismissed from the service and Lieutenant Robert II. Hall was dismissed and given a sentence of twenty-five years hard labor at the military prison at Leaven worth, Kan. Captain Rowan's case attracted much attention because it was the first time the color line figured in a National Army court. Captain Rowan was charged with having refused to obey, an order issued by the brigade com? mander, calling for a troop formation because it was asserted both negro and white soldiers were included in the formation. The officer is a native of Georgia. Lieutenant Hall deserted his organi? zation late in February. Several days after his desertion a check-up of the mess fund revealed shortages amount? ing to about $7,000. He was arrested in San Francisco. Hall is a native of Brooklyn. Engineer Reserve to Examine Applicants (Special Dispatch to The Tribune) WASHINGTON, June 28.?Engineers and men of technical training who de? sire commissions in the Engineer Re? serve Corps of the army will be exam? ined by a special board of engineer officers in New York City July 3, 4, 5 and 6, Chief of Engineers Black has announced. The examining board will sit at 29 West Thirty-ninth Street. The requirements can be learned by calling at this office and inquiring for Major E. H. Williams, president of the board. Men between thirty-two and thirty-six years old are eligible for commissions as first lieutenants, and men between thirty-six and forty-two for commissions as captains. These limits may be extended in special cases, but no man of draft age will be considered. All candidates must be citizens. They must be actively engaged in the practice of the engineering profession and in good physical condition. It is the hope of the chief of engineers to have all men who pass the examination commissioned within ten days or two weeks. The chief of engineers hopes to have 2,000 newly commissioned officers in training by the middle of August. Hurley Promises To Build Enough Ships to Win War| Shipping Board Head De? clares They Will Then Rebuild U. S. Trade Speaks in Chicago Manufacturers Are Told to Learn to Think in World Market Terms CHICAGO. June 28. ? Edward N. Hurley, chairman of the United States Shipping Board, emphasized in two ad? dresses here to-day the permanent benefit that the United States will de? rive from the shipbuilding programme now under way. The programme, he explained, was unlimited, as "whatever ; the tonnage may be. we will bui'i enough ships to win the war." The United States, he declared, was build ing ships as Rome built roads, pri-, marily for military purposes, but ulti mately "to withstand the traffic of i the ages." In the afternoon Mr. Hurley spoke before the Illinois Manufacturers' As? sociation, whose members he adjured "to think in terms of world markets," that they might be ready to move for? ward when peace cleared the "Roman road" of the seas for them. His ad? dress this evening was delivered be? fore the National Security League, where he said that the nation must leam?to use its shipping as it would use a new railroad. He told the manufacturers that only their cooperation had enabled the Shipping Board to solve the thousands of problems connected with the estab? lishment almost overnight of a ship? building industry, as a preliminary to quantity production of snipping. Their energy, he said, expressed even in in? land shops and factories, was what was sending ships down the ways at the rate of one or two a day. Upon their breadth of view, he continued, de? pended to a large extent the utiliza? tion of that shipping when peace came. "The more vigorously we fight the war," he said, "the more tonnage we shall have at our disposal when peace is declared. 1 believe that wise fore? sight now in utilizing this tonnage after the war to develop our world trade and develop trade and industry in other countries, particularly in the ?mailer and younger nations, will be a direct help to the winning of the war. "The refrigerator ship that takes beef and pork to our Allies to-day will to-morrow be available for California and Florida oranges, Oregon and New York apples, corn belt butter, eggs and cheese, and other perishable products, helping us to develop trade in South America, the Pacific and the Orient. The troop ship of to-day will be a Latin-American, South African or Aus? tralian passenger and cargo carrier to? morrow, bringing our customers from those countries to the market and tak? ing their purchases to their doors. "But ships will be of little use unless the American business man has learned to think in terms of ships and world trade. He must learn to regard the whole world as his market. This will mean more than selling factory goods to foreign customers. Foreign coun? tries have raw materials and finished products to exchange with us. He must learn to swap jackknives with? out trying to keep both knives. The American banker must carry our money when we make Bales or purchases abroad. The American manufacturer must run his factory with a view to utilizing the raw materials of other countries, thus aiding in their de? velopment. We must learn to develop Half day off to-day, but until twelve ? everything men and boys wear. Daring July ?nil Aurii't nor ?torr? will clone at 5:30; Saturday*. 12 noon. Rogers Peet Com pant Broadway ?t 34th St. Fifth Ave. at 41st St other countries by investing our money in them, laying a basis for trade, as the English and Germana have done. "On our railroads we have paid the highest wages in the world and the highest prices for equipment, yet have hauled a ton of freight at the lowest rate in the world. In our new ship? building industry we ought to be able to do the same when peace comes?pay the best wages to the men who build and man the ships, yet have the most economical ships and shipping rates. In our factories, competition with the other great nations in world trade will mean the same thing?not cheap labor nor shoddy products, but good wages, high standards of living and high quality goods at reasonable prices." It was in his speech to the members of the National Security League that Mr. Hurley announced an unlimited ship programme and talked of the last? ing highway of, the seas that was be? ing built. "As we learned to back up merchant shipping as a military necessity during the last year, so we must learn during the coming year to appreciate the ships as working tools?business as? sets, facilities for the production of wealth. People in farming communi? ties, mining communities and the great consuming centres must learn to understand ships, value them and sup? port them just as they would welcome and use new industries or new rail? roads or new supplies of food and clothing." Coast Shipyards Win All Speed Honor Flags WASHINGTON, June 28.?Shipyards on the Pacific Coast made a clean sweep of the first honors awarded by tho Emergency Fleet Corporation to plants excelling in construction of vessels. First honor blue flags, awarded on the basis of output in May, will go to the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corpora? tion (Union plant), San Francisco, for yards building steel ships, and to the Grant-Smith-Porter Company, of St. Johns, Qre., for yards building wooden vessels. Second and third honors for yards I building steel ships were awarded to the Skinner & Eddy Corporation, Seat | tie, and the Moore Shipbuilding Com I pany, of Oakland, Cal., and for yards building wooden ships to the Aberdeen, Wash., yard of the Grant-Smith-Porter Company and the Allen Shipbuilding Company, of Seattle. Rear Admiral Frank F. Fletcher heads the board which made the ? awards. Broadway st 13th St. "The Four Broadway Comers" it Warren Announcement On July first the incandescent lamp service of this Company now supplied under a separate lamp service agreement will be discontinued Thereafter incandescent lamps will be sold at standard prices established by the manufacturers as quoted in the schedule filed by this Company with the Public Service Commission. This change in practice is due partly to the increased cost of lamps and partly to tne growing use of household power, heating and cook? ing devices for which it is impracticable to provide separately metered services The Company will continue to deliver lamps either upon cus? tomers' written or telephone request and, if desired, initial lamp equipment for new installations may be purchased on a deferred payment plan The use of lamps now on customers' premises furnished by the Company under lamp service agreements may be continued until burned out, without extra charge In addition to the Company's supply points, we understand that lamp rrranufacturers will establish convenient agencies throughout the city with dealers in electric supplies, from whom lamps may be purchased at the standard prices and at the standard voltages for Edison Service which on Manhattan Island is 119-120 volts and in the Bronx 107-108 volts The New York Edison Company At Tcur Service Irving Place and 15th Street? Stuyvesaat 5too Brauth Office SAmu Rotmtjtr tkt Ctmvtmientt sftkt Pu6h< Mar*? T?e*tHmt Adirtm ^H_ 4*4 Broadway Canal S (o? 151 East ?6th Street Lenox 77 t* ix6 Delancey Street Orchard i960 ' 15 East ia5th Street Harlem 40*0 10 Irving Place Stavvesant 56*s ?6a East 149th Street Melwe? 990? 1** West 4*d Street Bryant 5*?? , Night and Emergency Call: Farragvit 300?