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EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER PHILADELPHIA, . TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, iDlS 7 .. . - ' HEROES SHOW VALOR ON WESTERN FRONT STORIES OF THEIR DARING DEEDS rj!. 'A arT -jt i -i r y PHILADELPHIA .i i f.i I Vi fcxjr &r Hb & . y- PHILADET.PHIAN FIRST ( AVIW rUATTAIT TUIURRV r IMUWU-IIUUIUH $?. Si.T.. Tl 17 TVT1 IT - 6S"CUU -"'" " " . IPpj Newspaper Man, Writes wa. r C...W t.:i . v-t-v. fir .iiiif ii lmiT SravXThe first American ofllccr to enter wv-ttl-j-iiaieau-i merry wnen il whs recap TVlILJlL.t (-! ti Sutured bv United States troons was a ci..t'ormr Philadelphia newspaperman. &r.t.leutenant John E. Nolan, 438 West k-f. woodlawn avenue. Germantown. who has written a letter to friends here de scribing tho fighting. Lieutenant Nolan formerly was a reporter for tho Public Ledger. While In Philadelphia, ho made his home with an unclo and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Howard, at the Woodlawn avenue address. Ho was a member of the football squad when ho attended tho University of Pennsylvania, "Some Hermans may throw down their arms and yell 'Kamcrad' w hen they et In a tight place, but not the Prus sian Guard," said Lieutenant Noi.m In his letter. "Those Prussian tiuaids fought like tigers. They stood up like men, killing and being kilted, until they were wiped out If our boys had not been as quick, as well trained and as brave as the Guaids, we would haw lost out, "I would like to wring the necks of those war correspondents who have been writing this 'Kamerad' stuff. It fooled our boys for a while, cerybody expect ing the boches to beat It when we charged down on them. Maybe some of the weaker units do this. Hut there is nothing to It as far as we are concerned. Any Idea that we are halng a wulkoer Is the biggest kind of a mistake. The majority of our men seem able to thin 'a bit quicker than the Germans and that helps us to get by. "The Germans wo hae met have proved themselves brave, well-trained, and are certainly well-equipped. They made things mighty hot for us There were only two officers of my battalion on their feet after we had won Chnte.iu Thlerry. A number of them had been killed and thirteen had been severel.v vounded. I commanded the. remnants of the battalion oti the march back ti the rest camp and I, as you know, am only a first lieutenant. The other otri cer able to keep on the Job was a second lieutenant. Ho was slightly wounded In several places but nothing serious. 1 came through without a ecratch." DRAFT BOARDS NEED HELPERS Part-Time Clerks and Typists Asked to Volunteer Hundreds of volunteer clerks and typists both men and women are need ed by the fifty-one local diaft boards in this city. The call Is not nccrssari 5 for the registration next Thursday, hu' for th" ensuing weeks, when the boards will need clerks to make records and fill questionnaires and tjpists to fill the varl ou forms and send out notices "It la a patriotic si rvlee that will aid the Uoern- e-i draft machinery considerably In t'i huge task of olasstfv lna: and examlnti . the tens nf thousands ?i"vt of new registrants," said L". C Carson, enter clerk or tne I'nnaaeipnia appeal board. "Persons can give their services at convenient hours to themselves for In atance, Beveral evenings per week There Is a pressing need for persons that can operate typewriters. "Volunteers should apply to the local board In their home district and leave their name and address, with Informa tion as to when they can spare time to aid the draft officers." OPPOSES NEWCENSUS BILL Senate Committee Told It Would Be "National Disgrace" Washington, Sept 10 (By I N S) The passage of the censjib bill In Its present form would be a "national dis grace," William D. Foulke, of Rich- ,mond. Ind told the Senate Census Com mittee today, He bitterly assailed that section of the law that would suspend the civil service in the cate of census employes. "Past experlenco shows beond a doubt that the grossest abuses and frauds and Inaccuracies, corruption and extravagance hae followed every cx- ,emptlon of census employes from the iprovlalons of the clll service law," Foulke said. "The present bill In many respects Is more objectionable than any previous bill There Is no legitimate reason for appointing employes under this bill without civil service examlna- . tJon because the civil service commission - Bays It Is ready to fill the places by 1 A 'examination and the President has authority to suspend tne civil seruce in j .case of emergency." . FOOD PRICES UP TO WOMEN $k" Housewives Can Force Dealers to lie hair, says Cooke Philadelphia housewives can control food prices by dealing only with those , dealers who keep within the "fair" prices gy.Jlsted dally by the food administration ihjt Thls announcement by Jay Cooke, food administrator for Philadelphia, virtually .Urges housewives to boycott merchants whose prices are not In accord with those of the food administration "" -"Fair" food prices are published dally, and It Is the business of every woman to see that her grocer's prices do not ex ceed those listed, he says. Colonel Kemp Safe m cr in Deluae of Shells S5$f 'tmtlnurd from Pane One 41TJ. -,. .. 1 put we are sending ten shells back 'one. they send on us." fjSjy Kxample to IIrltli.li sfoColonel Kemp Inserted In his lettfcf 'V-'ji quotation from an editorial In a llrlt- .Jh newspaper concerning tne nppear- Lijice of the American troops. '.1 vuna rr tha nnnrennip miners nnour " rtbe gallant young fighters from Amer- , Lf Jva, me coionei ijuoieu, was me wnne t'X- 1 .abb nn.l iiavfMtlnn nf tlipti- teAth wVileh Hp ness and 11- Kve the L3 and gooi em Mich good digestive powers good health. It Is time for the 'British nation to compare and take no- rV tlce. Kngllsh mothers should begin at ... wftr, tnnlh hnlfh nnrl fnllnw If vvfth V VMW ,ww v. .. ...... ......--. .- --.-., .&!I)i)"8(enlo methods, so that the future IS ' M Qreat Britain win De equal to I. P"the Americans." 'tViV- jn commenting on the quotation, the f Colonel wrote: 1 "'Thai Is true. Our young men on the 4rhele are the finest looking men in the iuuj Drmlia.Tliprfl are nianv regiments lV-the other nations that compare fav- bly, but the Americans are all line. Ilk tic fellows. The French go wild jMtar them. &i "The Americans are a happy lot and & 4l3l iu-.B -lAln ttnit tiar n tta'a nlmnlir UI fWliaWB -. lW ,, MUIIUIJ 1 the .French In the way they tillitr "iswr An American ol- itMWUvine pnee ana va Philadelphia Soldiers in Todays Death List Corporal Wnltcr A. llnusler, 918 Wagner avenue (.Marine). Corporal .1. Palmer Ktillerton, Jr., 900 South Forty-seventh street. Private Francis Ix-o Cavllle, C130 KhiRsessliiB avenue. Private, Horace .1. Wolfe, 71G Fast Thayer street. Private .lames Runllng. 5732 Chestnut street. Private James Alfred Dougherty, 2721 North Ilonsall street. Private Charles A. Hcalls, S16 North Thirl third street. Prlvato (JeorKO Cosclil, 3332 Sprnetto street. Prlvato Anceli) Inverso, 92G Cath arine street. Prlvato Nathan tazzar, 2140 North Mjrtlevoil street. I'rhule Criirgc Taylor, Jr., 5110 Tracy Street. Private Hewitt, Logan (Marine). Private J. Preston, Oermantown (Canadian Ann). September 10, WIS BROTHERS MEET AT FRONT Germautoun Soldier Writes Home of Unique Heunion Two Oermantown brothers in the !crv Ice met in F.ince on the battlefield Stanley F Shore, coiporal In head quarters" companj. 111th Infantry, and .Maurice T Shoic, with Mattery I . IJ)"" Field Artllkrv, are the two men rneli mother. Mrs M T. Shore. Mcs ui "' Stenton aentie Thi Is the description of the reunion as told by Corporal Shore : "Our command was testing In the woods, and while 1 was sleeping Mau rice's command passed by Maurice gae a note for me to one of my com mnnil. and when I awakened and read It 1 made one grab lor my iron ueruy "u mother foi my gas mask and started up tii, m.iil. dntihzlp time, about one mile, until I reached my brother's command "And that s wnv were seaieo neif m 1 nnint khnilv mot in France eating our supper together Maurice and I. Tell the good people ai uume i k-l .. ,,. .inc. timt l.lhprtv Rell. for I don't believn the end the "right end Is far distant " ROSEMONT SOLDIER CITED Joceph Cairns Ignored Danger to Help Care for Wounded Joseph Cairns, of Rosemont. Ta., a member of the 149th Machine-Gun Bat talion, has been recommended by the ceneral of his division for bravery under fire Kecord of the commendation has been received by his parents, Mr and Mrs. Joseph Cairns, of Hosemont, Pa., from the War Department. According to the official notice, Calms Ignored danger and helped care for the wounded and carry them to the ambu lances In the battle around Sergy, Julv 30. Cairns enlisted April IT, 1917. nt the age of seventeen. He was one of seven men t-electcd from the I.ansdowne. Pa., camp to join the Italnbow DIvlMcn. He was a member of the Junior class of the Tladnor High School when he en listed A brother. Sergeant James Cairns. Is In the quartermaster's corps at Camp Lee. SOLDIER JEN DAYS IN HELL' Sergeant Vctterlein Sends Charles 13. Hall (jcrman Helmet Charles P, Hall, chief clerk of Select Council, has received Ocrman helmet sent to him by his son-ln-Iaw, First Ser geant Fiederlck Dudley Vetterlein. In a t'nlted States supply train, from "some where In France" The tiophy, fiom Its appearance. Indicates that It had seen considerable ser ice Sergpant Vetterlein lias two brothers In the service, Wayne S. Vetterlein, who was hadl wounded at Verdun, but who has since recovered and has returned to me iiKiuwiK ....i. ... i.."" .- ""- i.i- ...I... to It, thrt Titdntv.n nlli Tllv I. ir..i, ,. ... ........ sio.n , ,,,,,,,,,, In a letter received bv Mr Hall from Sergeant etter leln the latter says I cannot tell oil in this letter what I did but I did It. I was ten days In hell, but wouldnt have mlssedjt A I MA TI Iiri I A line CnmirDO ttLMtt ULUIIY LrlULFJ OUliUlCJXJ American Victories History's Most Tlirillinx, She Says "The recent ictnrles of the American troops In France to me constitute the most thrilling episode In all history " In these words Alma CSIuck, the singer, last night paid tribute to the fighting men of her adopted country. Accom panied by her husband, Kfrem Zlmballst, Madame Gluclc is staying at the Belle-ue-Stratford. "And. cuilouslv enough, " Madam (lluck continued, "this wonderful show ing is the best argument against pre paredness tli.it ever could lie advanced. Without being prepared, this great coun try within one year placed H fully equipped army of 1.500, 000 soldiers in a foreign Meld. It's nothing short of marvelous Madam tlluck said Philadelphia most likely "would hear again from her" In the coming Llbetty I-oan campaign "All I'ncle Sam has to do Is to call on me." she said, "and I will be ready to do whatever is asked of mo for tho cause of America." MAY ENLIST AS ARMY CLERKS Limited Service Men Hae Op portunity to Become Soldiers Men of draft age rejected for active military duty, but retained for limited duU. have an opportunity to enlist In the army to replace physically perfect men wanted for overseas duty, according to an announcement by the Military Training Camps Association, 117 Com mercial Trust Building, where applica tion may be made. The men wanted are accountants, stenographers, typists, experienced cleri cal workers, draftsmen, bookkeepers, chauffeurs, Inspectors, lawyers and engi neers. They will be assigned to field depots, arsenals, district ofllces, airplane and munitions factories and proving' grounds In Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and New York I All men accepted will be Inducted ns 1 privates and given the usual private's salary of $30 a month. In addition to 1 food, clothing and quarters. CHIEF BENDER DISARMS NEGRO; Prevents Panic on Car When Re- j volver Is Dropped j Chief Henfier. famous Chippewa pitch-' er who formerly played with the Ath- 1 letlcs, still possesses his speed. He proved 11 toaay wnen a negro dropped a revolver In an Hrle avenue car. Passengers Bcreamed as the negro grabbed the weapon from the floor. The "Chief was siting opposite. Like a flash he was on top of the negro and disarmed him after a short tussle. Today the nrisone:.who said he was Dave' Watkins, ira Philadelphia Men Killed in France Continued from Pare One papers Includes sixty-two men from this State among n total of 442 casu alties. Four of the Phlladelphlnns Included In the day's death list hae been reported before Upon tho receipt of unulllclil communications telling of their death Tho list of wounded, prisoners anil missing follows: wou.Mum Sergeant M'Hlter .?. Iltri, 137 South Fifty-ninth street Corporal Harry II. Haines, 6035 Osage avenue. r,,V,',rpor"1 Tlinm'' I-ee, North Phillips street. 1'rlinte i:imrr Clnjton tiling, 1231 North Fifty-second street. I'NvnO (Irorge A, Jtoberts, 1029 Mont gomery avenue rrlvulf Malter H, seders, 59 Xorth f one.-toga street I'rlvnte Charles (1. riugfelder, 1522 North American street. Private ".lack" Harris, 132.1 Pine Hlrct Private John W. Wnrk, Jr., 2308 South Felton street. Prlvatr James 1. Koontz, 2728 West Somerset meet. Private Adolph .Seerth, 146 West Hunt ingdon street. Private llrrnaril J. Cnkrey, 2540 Mere dith street Private lieorse M. Weaver, 730 North Fort -sixth street Private Mrliulas Triilllcantr, 732 Kat ler stieet Private lliirr.v ,1. Ilnlrej, 1933 l!eno street Private (irorge A. ISnhrr.o, Kill! () old Mreit Private Hugh .1. Mgro, .'no9 Mcnil ttiett I'ltlsOMts i (,,I(JIA AT I'MiNOU camps Private Ilarr.v tVilsun, a::t North Seventh street. Private Mamiii'l Tlinnmn, S02 Nertarlne street Private Antonio Melnlrk. 236 1 .Mar garet stieet .MISSING Private Inrent stotto, 520 West Plko street. Private Kdvvnrd (iordon :ividge, 120 West Haines street. Private John w. Srhelhelliul, I7J9 West Norwegian street Private Harry P. Melt, 1311 Wyom ing street hi:pokti:i .missinr located ix hospital Private .lames J. .Mrl.uuglilln, 173' South Nineteenth street PltOJI NKIKIIY I'OI.NT.s tl.eiitrnunt Clinton V. P. Nrvvholil o: Wayne . killed In action. Lieutenant Malvln' J. Nabli, of Mill viile, N J , killed in action. Cuptaln Joseph WallHee, of Havcrford, Pa : wounded. Sergeant John A. Dickinson, 913 New ton avenue, Camden ; missing SKETCHES OF HEROES Captain Joseph Walker, s-on-ln-law of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas De Witt Cuyler, reported In todnj's casualty list as wounded severely. Is recovering In n base hospital in Paris. Ho received two serious wounds near Chateau-Thierry on July 13, the dav the Germans started their last offensive Nurses and physicians of a Philadel phia unit No. 34, formed at the Kpisco pil Hospital a year ago arc bringing the young officer lack to health, al though In his last letter to his wife, Mrs T.Ieanor Cuv ler Walker, he said It would he six months after he was discharged from the hospital before he would be able to return to he firing line. Captain Walker was shot down while on a desperate mission. He was trying to re-establish communications with his regiment, the Seventy-sixth Field Artil- I"1'' "'l,:' "" inrpiiunp wires neiween nis ooservaiion pnsi ana neaununrtciH had been shot away. There was only one way to apprise his commander of art impending at tack, and that was to go back through the barrage. Captain Walker started to the rear, creeping along tile giound taking advantage of eveiy hummock or (torn bush. The distance ws cut dow n to 150 ards , ,3 vardl, ,Q ,00 yar(,s At ,nnj m0. mem a shrapnel shell burst almost be ' . . . H1(l0 nlt) Fragments inflicted two iseiious wounds. He fell forward on Ills ' f ,,, .., ,n.,i,,.. ,., ,v, nmor,ance of hIs information, doggedly dragged h,mself for.var(, agan. Some. how he mvered tnat laB, lonB Ktrct,hi land ,. . of th Se, enty-sIMl! were 1 turned Upon the ground where he had 'seen tho Huns gathering. 1 His messago delivered. Captain Wal ker collapsed In a dugout. The Seventy first was too busy tepulslng the Hun attack to attend to his individual case, so he lay nine hours without attention. Finally the stretcher hearers found him and conveyed him to the rear. Captain Walker Is a son of Mr and Mrs. Joseph Walker, of larrlson-ln-Hudson He has a brother, Lieutenant Samuel Sloan Walker, in the aviation section of the navy. ' I'lrnt Lieutenant Mnlvln i. Xabb, for two years a Mudent-athlete at Swarth mcre College before he entered the serv. Ice, has been killed in action in France while with his men in a captured lllage. He Is twenty-three years old and the son of .Mr. and .Mrs Aubrey Xabb, of iMIllville, N J ' Word of his death waH given to his parents today after a resident of Mlll- Illo received a letter from the captain of Lieutenant Nabb's company. On August 2 Lieutenant Nabb Is reported to have led his men Into a. village the regi ment had just captured. While the lieutenant was In a building In the village a airman shell wrecked It. The officer was Instantly killed. Lieutenant Nabb went to the first f flcers' trainlpg camp from college and received a commission as second lieu tenant He was transferred to the reg ular army, and upon arriving in France was commissioned a first lieutenant Among the first tc go overseas, Lieuten ant Nabb was In the fight from the be ginning. At one time he had been or dered back of the lines to an officers' camp, where he was to train for a higher lommlsslon. On his way tc the rear ho learned that his company had been ordered to go Into action and he Immediately returned to the trenches and led his men Into battle. Private (leoree Conckl. nineteen years old, reported to have been killed In France on July 16, was born In Italy and came to th 8 country wnen lie was nine jears old He lived with his par ents at 5532 Sprague street, Clerman- No Christmas Boxes for Boys Overseas No Christmas boxes may be bent the boys overseas unless there Is a ruling from "Washington abrogating the order prohibiting the sending ot pa reels to soldiers. It Is expected, however, Wash ington will make borne provision to cheer soldiers during the Christmas holidays. The Red Cross here Is beginning to make plans to send shipments overseas for Christmas. It la expected the organization will follow the same policy as last year. - HEROES IN TODAY'S CASUALTY LIST BBkBaH. jdp 4y!&5i I L-iEBaMj? 1 1 BaBBatfiE&vr QF-ontiE A. KOBKRT o Lumer t:. k. L. 1 r- Cj NOVf "V V-etcS.ci Ed H. AIaginnis Se&CHAS. Beowri Aounaea wounaea Austin Hudsow Srn?f H 0. boubidge Gassed ANDWouncled wounded town, and was employed in a grocery store On March 10, 1917. he enlisted In Company K, lODth Infantry, and has been in France since April Corporal Walter A. Minister, Forty fifth Cimpany, Fifth Heglment. I". S. M C. a member of the famous "Seventy KiMh," lost his life the first time he went "over the top." according to word re " vi'i 1 e yesterday by Mrs. A. Hnu' lei, '.US Wagtur avenm in .1 letter sent by Franklin Hevvson, 20,'il North Camac street, one of the soldier's chums "Hauler was- the best friend I bad In the company, but he laid down Ills lire on the field of honor the first time over the top.' " Hevvson writes. "Hewitt, another fellow from lxigan, met the same fate. I am now the only one of the Philadelphia bunch In this company who is left Tho rest nro either wounded or killed One Is a prisoner Young Hausler. who was iwcniyono years old, enlisted April 7, 1517. and left for France June 11 the same year with the little delegation of marines hastily organized nt tho Philadelphia Navy Yard. Private Hewitt, of the same company of marines, mentioned In the letter as having nlo lost his life In action, has not been fuither Identified. I'rlvnte Horace .1. Wolfe, twenty-nine years old, 710 Hast Thayer street, was killed in action on August 10, according to wcTd received by his mother, Mrs John Wolfe, on her birthday on' Septem ber 3 He was a member of Company B, lODth Machine Gun Battalion, and before his enlistment in tho service a year ago was an electrician. Private Angelo Inverso, who died of wounds, was the only son of an Italian family who came to this country only a few yeara ago. He was twenty-four years old, and enlisted soon after the entrance of the United States Into the war. Private Nathan T.azanr. twenty-two j cars, Company A, 316th Infantry, was accidentally drowned on August 17. This was the only Information con tained in the dispatch from the War De partment Lazaar nnd his sister, Miss Ida, were the only children of their widowed mother, Hachel, sixty-five years old. When Lazaar registered for tho draft ho lived at H02 South Fifth street. After flvn weeks' training at Camp Meade ho sailed for France, ine last tenor tmm tho bov was dated August 11, In which he said he did not regret being drafted and was enjoying the best of health. Lazaar left Central High School In i,is snnhnmore year to nccept a place with the Klectrlc Storage Battery Com pany, where he was when ararten. Private (ieorge Talor, Jr., is tho first member of the pnnaaeipnia oeparimeni . ,v,!Uo the sunreme sacrifice in France. Ofllclnl war dispatches from the War nr,rtmPnt to lii.s father, George Taylor, of' 5116 Tracy street, last night, tell of the son s death, ai uresi, un unui a, less than 11 month after his command, the 108th Field Artillery, went to the front lines in France. Taylor was a policeman only one day, and his expectation of returning to this city and resuming active protective duty as a member of the force will never be realized. He was only twenty-six years of age. On July 15, 1917, he was ap pointed to the force, attached to the Frankford station, where his father is a patrol sergeant. An hour or two later he was granted leave of absence, "for the duration of the war," to permit his enlistment. He was assigned to the 108th Field Artillery the old Second Regiment trained at Noble, and went to Camp Hancock with the command. tn nrrlved o erseas in July, almost a year to the day after his enlistment, and died on the field of honor a trifle more than three weeks later. Cnmoral Fullerton and Privates Ca vllle, Dougherty and Healls, reported In the oitlclal casualty lists today, already have been recorded among the Phlladel phlans who have given up their lives on hn battlefields of Franco. Corporal Harry II, Haines is mo mira member of his family to receive wounds while fighting In France. The third sil ver star was added to the service flag at 6035 Osage avenue yesterday by Mrs. Haines after she received a leter .from her husband saying he was wounded In a recent engagement and is now recov ering In a babe hospital behind tho lines. The other two stars are for brothers of Mrs. Haines, who are likewise In base hospltalB. They are Lewis W. Dillon, Battery B, Fifty-Becond Coast Artillery now recovering at a hospital In Lake wood, N. J., and Private Theodorio Dil lon, hurt In a recent air raid the Ger mans made over the United States army barracks In Liverpool. He Is In tho t James' Auxiliary Military Hospital, Llv. crpool Corporal Haines enlisted In June, 1S16, in what was then the old Sixth Ilegiment. He served for seven months tit tne Mexican border and Is now at tached to Company M, llth United States infantry, Corpoial Thumat 1. A. T.ren, Company Jl, 110th Infantry, In a letter to his mother, Mrs. E. M. Lees, of North Philip street, s 'certain of three things that the 110th put up the greatest battle ever seen In France, that the nurses In tho hospitals are "queens" with the Philadelphia contingent the queenllrst ot all. and finally, that the Huns haven't made any error In deslg. nating the Amex (American expedition ary) boys the real "Devil' Dogs. " uo I, letter follows: --.J 1 .1 il 1 51 nT.floliOON L . r uv pee. Rjorenz Fentom Adolph see:bth Wounded. Wounded Nathan Lazaar CkAs.PLuaFELDER tCillect Wounded. going over the lop, but not seriously. Please do not worry, as It Is no more than a ilttlt bite.- I myself did not tall until the haalo was over. We surj did laich thorn napping. "I am at the hospital and could have sent you some German helmets, but we are not allowed to send them. "But I am not so sure of you wanting anything that belongs to tho Germans, I know I don't. Rut I am short of writ ing paper "Vo have sonic queens of nurses In tho hospital here. They nre from Cin cinnati, but. of course, the Philadelphia nuises are the nicest ones on earth, vvo kid the life out of them here "The boches tall us Amex Boys, the Devil Docs. He can't help calling us something for we have been chasing some of late over here. "You can tell tho world we put up tho best battle ever fought on French soil." I'rlvnte V.lmer Clayton Kllng, of 1231 North Fifty-second street, wounded, en listed In April, 1017, when he was eight een years old, Immediately after war was declared. He was on guard duty at tne Frankford Arsenal and other points In this city nnd then went to Camp Han cock and later to Camp I'pton. He went to France early last spring. Private (ieorge A. Koherts, In a letter to one of his chums In this city, said that he bad been burned on the face and body by the explosion of a gas shell. His mother, Mrs. Viola Duff, 1616 Oxford street, lecelvod an olllclat communication irom tho War Department, saying he was seriously wounded August 7. He was a member of Company D, 105th Infantry. Private Walter K. fielders, wounded, lived at 59 North Conestogaj street when he enlisted In the regular army on Jan uary 28, 1017, but his stepmother mourned over his departure and died the following August. His father died In 1916. Sclders first went to Fort Slocum and then to Camp Baker. In Texas. Ho went to France In June, 1317. with Company B. Sixteenth Infantry. He was wounded twice. While on guard duty just after Christmas nearly a sear ago he was torn by a shell and two operations were necessary. His last wound was received on Julv 20. This was a gunshot wound In the elbow. A letter received by his sister, Mrs. Samuel Houser, ot 109 North Fifty-fifth street, dated August 8, said he was Improving, Private Harry J. Harley, of 4933 Tteno street. Is listed as missing, but a letter Just received by his sister, Miss Anna Harley, of Atlantic City, ana a post card received by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Edward Harley, of tho Reno street ad dress, bay ho is in a hospital. He adds his wound Is from a bit pf shrapnel in the leg. This is Harley's second wound. The first was received last December. Harley, who is twenty-four years old. entered the service last September, and was sent with Comnany C. 111th Infan try, to France after two weeks at Camp Meade. He was born in Norrlstown, but his mother died while he was an Infant, and he was brought to this city and lived with the lato Dr. John Don nelly, his uncle, at Eighteenth and Chris tian streets. Private Hugh J. Algeo, of 2009 Morris street, in a letter to his mother, Mrs. William Algeo, recehed yesterday after noon, minimized his hurts. "It Is just a little Injury to tho hand, and jou will s,ee it doesn't amount to anything, for I am using it to write you this letter. Tlease don't tell anybody that I am wounded." Algeo enlisted whin eighteen years old, In June, 1917. He was bent to Camp Hancock, nnd went to France last spring with the 109th Infantry. Private James J, MoI.nuRhlln, 1739 South Nineteenth street, reported miss ing August 7, is recovering from fever In a base hospital, according to a letter received by his mother. The letter was written three days after he was re ported missing. "Our next stop Is peace or Berlin," he wrote. Private Mc Laughlin, who is twenty-five years old, enlisted July, 1917, In Company K. 103d Engineers, when they were encamped here at Thirty-second and Market streets. He was sent to Camp Hancock and Camp Mills and left for France last May. Private Harry p. Stelti is officially re ported as missing in action since July 21, atcordlng to advices from the War Department. A letter written by the young soldier under date of August 17, almost four weeks later, and sent to his mother, Mrs. John Steltz, of 1311 Wyoming avenue, Logan, carries the Information that he Is at a rest retreat, and is in good shape. This emphasizes her belief that he has been slightly wounded, nnd that later official dispatches will verify this belief. Private Steltz Is twenty-four years old, was born In Philadelphia, educated In the Philadelphia schools, and was a member of tho class pf 1912, Northeast Manual Training School. Prior to his entering the service in February last, he was a tlerk in the employ of the Comly, Flanagan Company. Private Charles . Plugfelder, twenty-five years old, 1522 North American street, was wounded In the left side on August 30 while fighting with Company D of the 109th Infantry. In a letter to his father he highly praised the hospit als behind the lines and the physicians who care for the wounded soldiers. He enlisted In the service two years ago ana saw service on tne Mexican border, Hv4e Aaatoh , Hrthf . twentv.twe e t ORc, p. t-UCHI i llr..JI Political Candidates Will Have to Register Many politicians como within tho provisions of tho new man-power bill and must register on Thursday, Among; them nre: Judgo Eugene Bonnlwell. Demo cratic candidate for Governor, Edward E. Beldleman, Republi can candidate for Lieutenant Gov ernor. John II. K, Scott, Congressman-at-large. William J. McN'lchol, candldato for Stato Senate. A. Mcrrltt Taylor, head of tho housing and transportation depart ment of the Emergency Fleet Cor poration, Is within a few days of being above the ago limit. He will not bo forty-six until September 25, thirteen days after registration day and must register. Is listed ns missing In action. A letter received from him recently stated that' ho had been wounded In the foot by n piece of shell and had also been gassed. He enlisted on February 6 last. Since going Into action Seerth has gone over tho top five times, according to his father, nnd nlone captured sixteen Ger mans. Ho is a member of Company M, Twenty-eighth Infantry. Before enter ing the service he was a salesman. His father, Philip Seerth, Is a butcher. Private Vincent Motto, twenty-seven years old, 520 West Pike street. Is listed as missing in action. He enlisted In December of last year, nnd was detailed to Company T of tho Thirty-ninth In fantry. His parents nnd two Bisters live In Italy. Private Nicholas Trnffleante, wounded, lived nt 732 Salter street. He was serv ing with the old Third Heglment, now tho 110th Infantry. Letters to his rela tives here state that he received his In juries In July. He had been In the regi ment for three years, having served on tho Mexican border. fleorge SI, Weaver, private, twentv- four, was wounded In July while serving wun tompany i, riignieontn Infantry, according to a letter to his mother at their home, 730 North Forty-second street. Weaver wrote that his right arm had been amputated. Somo tlmo ago he wa.s In a base hospital suffering from Injuries to his hip and arm, sus (ained when a shell blew In a dugout In which he was. He had recovered from those Injuries nnd returned to duty when he was wounded again. Ho enlisted fourteen months ago and was sent to Gettysburg, going to Fran.ce in October of last year. Trlvate Bernard J. Coney, Company IC, 316th Infantry, has been wounded In the right leg, nccordlng to a Government notification received by his wife, who lives nt 2540 Meredith street. Casey was drafted In September, 1917. He was sta tioned at Camp Meade until last July, when he sailed for France. He has three brothers In France. Private "Jack" Harris Is twenty-six years old and well known in pugilistic circles. Ho formerly was physical In structor at tho Star Garden Recreation Centre and served on the Mexican bord er with tho old Third Regiment, N. G. P., now the 110th Infantry. Word of his being wounded came In a letter to Harry Rlngold, a friend, who boarded nt 1323 Pino street. ' It also conveyed tho information that Private Harris had been wounded previously. He was first wounded June 30, a short time after the Twenty-eighth Division arrived In France. His second wound was sustained July 30, and his present location la Base Hospital No. 25. The letter to Illngold follows: "Would have replied to your card sooner but for the fact that I was wounded, nnd that's reason enough, I got my second bump July 30 (first June 30), but feel pretty good nt that and nm still smiling. "Remember me to all my friends and tell them I'm O. K. The Americans are 'all proving their worth and living up to .their names as fighters, and the old Keystone State is getting a goodly share of glory." Sergeant Walter J. I.eltrh, husband of Mrs, W. J. Leitch, 137 South Fifty-ninth street, has been wounded In action In France and Is now In a base hospital behind the lines, according to word re ceived here today. He was fighting with Company M, 111th Regln-pnt, when wounded, fergcant Leitch spent eight months on the Mexican border before sailing for France. He was connected with the old Sixth Ilegiment lor seven teen vears. Lieutenant J. II. Keenan was wound ed .Tulv 23. nccordlnir to word that has reached his family at Z72S west somer set street. He was serving In the N,lnth Machine Gun Battalion and went to Franco In February after receiving his traininir and commission at tort Ogle thorpe, Ga. The last letter from him was dated August 17 and stated that he had been recommended for a captaincy. He is a graduate of West Choster State Normal and was a professor of mathematics at the Bahway, N. J., High School, nnd also at Swarthmore. Hergeant John A, Dickinson, twenty eight years old, 915 Newton avenue, Camden, has been missing In action since July 20, nccordlng to word received here. He sailed for France with Company G, Twenty-Eighth Infantry. After serving four years in the navy, Dickinson en listed In the army during the trouble with Mexico and served for a time on the border. Good News for Home Folk From Boys in the Service MOTHER'S LETTERS It's a mighty food Job that our fellows have got. And they're big enough men or the task. They are fighting for us and the fighting Is hot. A,A Hs little from us that they ask. Just a few words from home! They aro bearing tne orum Of the battle and standing the test. All letters are helpful to boys at the front ' But the letters from mother are best. In the heart of each man there's a bit of a boy. Ami that Mt by his mother is owned. There's a chamber of tenderness, comfort and joy. ' And there she's forever enthroned. That part of him never grows up, thank the Lord, lie's her baby. Who cares for the restt He fights and our thanks are his only reward But the Utters from mother are best. Mr. and Mrs. George O. Brooke, 2 East Penn Btreet, Germahtown, have received the following letter (dated September 16) from their son. George G, Brooke. Jr.. now with inachlne-gun company (the old Sixth of Philadelphia) In France: Dear Mother Your cheerful letters are received by ma quite regularly. Sometimes I get them In less than three weeks after you wn mom. But you should have gotten one of my letters by this time, too. This Is .1.1 .v,iia i.tt.r I have written to you. The flrpt one wrote; June 1$; then t ,rf vou Mijt . wf M PENNSYL VANIANS HEROIC A GAINST TERRIBLE ODDS Half Dozen Keystone Men Among the Small Band Thai Emulated Leonidas at Fismette on August 27 ' How a small band of American troops, including a squad of Pennsylvanlana, fought against terrible odds In Fismette on August -27 was revealed for the first tlmo today In a dispatch from the front by Raymond' G. Carroll, special corre spondent of the Public Ledger with the American Expeditionary Forces. The . first details of tho fight by the handful cf Americans who held up n German counter-attack were gleaned by Intelligence officers from Lieutenant Horst Lutz, a captured German officer. Lutz's recital demonstrated that Lieu tenant Benjamin 13. Turner, of Chicago, leader of tho Americans, stuck to his post with all tho courage and resource fulness of Leonidas, tho Immortal Spar tan hero who held tho pass of Ther mopylae against the Persian hordes. Pennnylvnnlan Frove Mettle Turner, a modest ex-sergeant of the army, who won his commission only a month ago, still lives. Ho has a wife at Pacific Grovo, Cal und his mother lives at 106 Northern avenue, New York city. Serving under Turner In the gallant fight were the following Pennsylva nlana : Sergeant Richard Moore, William Flleshlftcr and Ralph II Lesser, of Rldgway: Privates Frank K. Incoushl, Port Carbon ; Douglas Hunt, Factory vllle, and Stanley Savage, Pottsvllle. Fismette, across the Ve'slo river from FIsmcB, is now firmly held within the Allied lines. In tho opening days of tho terrible fighting around Fismcs It changed hands repeatedly. On the morn ing of August 27 a thin, crescent-shaped line of Americans, composed of six of-' fleers and 190 men, was thrown nround the environs of the town. Shortly before noon tho Germans let go on the Americans with a concentrated barrage. The Americans held on In D0YLEST0WN HEROES FILL TOWN WITH PRIDE One Killed and Seventeen Wounded or Gassed in Aupust Fighting IJojIestown, Sept. 10. Doylestown is aflame with patriotism today. Company G, 111th Infantry, cov ered Itself with glory In the fighting In France botween August 10 and lu, and, while the Bucks County men haven't been mentioned In the official casualty lists, letters have been pouring Into the county ever since Inst Friday, telling the story of how the Doylestown contingent In what was formerly tho old Sixth Pennsylvania National Guard won its spurs, even If it did mean the loss of somo men and the wounding of many others. , From present sources of information It Is definitely known that at least one Doylestown boy was killed in action and at least seventeen were wounded or gassed. There Is anxiety In somo other Doylestown homes pending tho arrival of more news In other letters, but the general feeling is that "no news is good news," and that the worst of the list Is known. Thero are three Atkinson boys in Com pany G. Albert Atkinson Is a sergeant. George Atkinson is a sergeant. John At kinson Is a mechanic. They "got" two of tho trio George, wounded ; John, gassed. Sergeant Albert escaped with 'a whole skin." Somewhere In France, with a Massachusetts command. Is the fourth Atkinson Lieutenant Daniel At kinson. Then, there's the Bregan family, Mr.' and Mrs. Adolph Bregan. They ve got three sons In France. Two arc with Company G, and the third is in the 310th Artillery. The Huns "got" Private Louis A. Bregan, and they got him good, for with two bullet holes In his right arm, surgeons found it necessary to amputate to save his life. William, younger brother, nnd fighting In the same company, like Sergeant Albert At kinson, was luckier than his brother and came out of the battle unscathed, The third brother. In the 310th Artillery, Is John Bregan. In earlier letters, Private Moses La zaar was named as wounded. Letters just received tell that he has died. Prlvato Lazaar's mother and father are dead. There's a sister living near Doylestown. Excerpts from letters tell of the grill ing 100 hours through all of which the men of Company G stood hrm, when they weren't going forward, and how when It was all over they had their orders to go back for the rest period It was best summed up this way: "We were tired and hungry, but there was plenty of food, for there weren't quite as many of us to eat It." Physician Gets City Post Director Krusen, of tho Department of Health and Charities, today appointed Dr. Maurice Brown, 5037 North Fifth street, to the position of assistant medical Inspector, Bureau of Health. The place carries a salary of $1400 a year. have been In France three months now and, believe me, wo have Been more action than lots of other divisions that have been over hero six 'months and longer, I have had so many escapes from death that It Is getting to be a common occurrence. But this Is the way I dope It out: God has been an swering your prayers and father's and every one else's that prayed for me. Believe me, when a fellow gets over" here he realizes there Is a God. A few days ago our company was In the town of F The Germans had the town surrounded, so they could see every one who left It or entered It. Their airplanes were flying over It and they had snipers In the town. Our wagon train had left rations up on a road about three miles out of the town. About nine of us went out and brought In the rations without even a man getting wounded. It was a very dangerous mission, but we all came through O. K. Later, when we were relieved, our company leu mai town in broad day light nnd' we never lost, a man. God certainly looked after us. you have heard of Germans sniping with a rifle at you. Well, I had them snipe at me with a six-Inch shell, which Is heavy artillery. You see, there waB a street In this town that was covered with a German battery. Every time a man would walk down the street they'd shoot a shell at him. Phew I But they certainly nearly got me. 1 My time may come soon, but Ood Is listening1 to your prayers and mine', too. We Btlll have the Huns on the U Kehedy wt M earth knows iuet tatvW.,.', run, ana tne-war. may, ena anytime, face of the terrible fire. Then the Ger" man Infantry rushed the line. Still the little band of Americans held on. Repeatedly the Oermnns charged against the thin line of boys In khakt only to bo driven back. Then the Ger mans tried to gain the town by trickery. Tho official report of the fight, whlchyfoW lows, exposes the German ruse: "During the attack of the enemy soma one In American uniform ran among our troops shouting that further resistance was useless nnd that one of our officers advised everybody to surrender. Out of our troops engaged only two officers and about thirty men retreated, flrtitlnir and firing, and reached the northern bankfji VL UIU lll'l, The soldier who spread the report Is believed to have been a German In nn American uniform. Spies In U. 8. Uniform Just beforo the dttack a German soN . I dler named Max Kauv, of the 468d Ger man Infantry, was shot and mortally wounded by our men far Inside our lines. He had lfved many years In the United States. He was well stocked with food. It is altogether probable that the man who shouted "Surrender t" In Fismette was another German soldier spy. "Surrender? Hell, I should say not," said Lieutenant Turner to his men. "Wo will fight It out," ho added. This was In the dim light of early day 'and the dense smoke of bursting shells. Again nnd again tho enemy was driven off The Americans, almost surrounded, dropped back during the evening, fight ing from house to houso In the streets. They finally took refugo In a disman tled and roofless dwelling, about 300 feet from the bridge to Flsmes. There they mado their final stand until com pelled to retreat back across the river. THREE BROTHERS HELP IN FIGHT FOR LIBERTY One of Sons of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burns Wounded in Action Mr. and Mrs. Rlchnrd Burns, 1B05 West Clenrfleld Btreet, are proud of their three sons Stanley C, twenty-fouf years old ; Leo W., twenty-one years old, and J. Ralph, twenty-seven years old' all of whom are in the service. Stanley, a prlvato of Company HV 110th Infantry, has been wounded In action. Ho is recuperating In a hos pital in Bouthern France. Lee Is a mem ber of Company L, Fifth Regiment, marines, and is In France awaiting the call to nctlon. The other son, J. Ralph, Is a lieutenant stationed at Camp Tike; Arkansas, as an Instructor. He Ik mar ried and has a four-year-old Bon. Private Stanley Burns was draft? last October and sent to Camp Meadt later being transferred to the Twenty eighth Division, then stationed at Camp Hancock, Gu. Ho went overseas with tho division last May and two months later July 29 was wounded In tho Toot while the Twenty-eighth was en gaged at the Marne. In a letter to his mother, dated August 11, he said the wound wns healed and that he was able to be about. August 10, he said, a number of American women visited the hospital, bringing ice cream, the first he had eaten since leaving the United States. He was formerly cashier at the banking and brokcrago firm of Ar matt & Brown. IlKATim HAnTLP.Y.-Suddenly Sept. 9. Dayonne. 1. Jv FETON. son of Margaret M ami PagcY''neVRanaAVr,;'ddrHl.00f ssv n'.,,l2vl,.ed t? ,run'. Frl 8:30 a. m" S7 A2.J1i?."t'u8olenn.ma "' requiem at ','. iinat "J? " Chureh, 10 B. m. Int. 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