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MlMIiKU -J77
3 S 1 alu
Tucker, McHugh and Kizer
to Carry Out Pro
visions of Act.
$3,600 A YEAR EACH
Long-Term Man College Profes
sor and Noted Economist.
Taught at W. & L.
HuiseiiBKiw; srccKl:i>s kizi:i;
Mr. Davis Plcusnl With His C'hoii'C
of Men to Knfori'C Work
j men's Compensation.
' {Member* of Vircinia'i' now Industrial
1 j<m miss ion. created by tho recent i>ii
' Ansfinlil}* to ??arr.v oiii the pro
visions of the workmen's coinpciinaiion
art. vvcrn last tiight named by Gov
ernor Westmoreland Davis. They ?r?
Robert II. Tucker, Uexiiigton. for the
six-year term, to represent the people
at large.
Charles A. cll?j|y:li. Roanoke. for the
four year term, to represent the c-ni
plo> ers.
Charles ii. Kizer. Norfolk, now Stat'
? ommlssioner of Rubor, for ilie two
year term, to repre.sf.nl the cnipiovct s. '
with the announcement" "f
tlies.* appointment" c>m?*s afso the an
nouncement that John Hirschburg. now
a munlicr of tlie ,\.|tninistralive Hoard
of Richmond, is appointed Commis
sioner of Labor t<> Miceeed Charles G.
K i zer
In discussing th' appoint ments !a>*
night. Governor Davis said that lie u?<.
confident no better body of men coul i
he found for tl?e dtltlcV >>( the com
mission. "Kacli," he mi Id, "is thor
oughly vtioo!e<l in the problems that
will I'ome before the commission. ami
raeh was chosen for bis recognized
ability to deal with ihoi-e problems."
I: AC II M KM Ill.lt OK III 11) V
to nnuv $:i,tioo \ vi:\n
The appointments are to take effect
immediately Ka'-h commissioner will
draw a salary of J".60n a year, and
immediately after the organization ot
the commission a chairman is to be
elected A secretary to the commission
is to ? he chosen by tf.e commissioners
He will be paid a salary of a
year. With the approval of the <;ov- >
other clerical help may be em- j
Section !>?-' of the compensation act,
under 'which the commission is cre
ated. reads:
"There is hereby created a corr.niis
sici which shall be known as the In
dust rial Commission of Vlrcinia. which
shall consist of throe members, to bt>
appointed by the Governor. One of the j
members of this commission shall be
'"""Hppolnted for a term of two years, one
member for a term of four years and
one member for a term of six years,
and thereafter each member shall be
appointed for a term of six years. Not
more than one member of said com
mission shall 1m* h person who on ac
count of his previous vocation, em
ployment or affiliation shall be classi
t1 e(j as a representative of employers,
and not more than one such appointee
shall be a person who. on account of
his previous vocation, employment or
affiliation shall be classed as a repre
sentative of employees The commis
sion thus composed shall elect one of
its number chairman Each member of
said commission shall devote his entire
time to the duties of his oflice. and"
shall not hold any position of trust or
?irotit, or engage in any occupation or
business interfering or inconsistent
with his duties as such member."
Sections 54 and 55 of the act. de
fining the nowers of the commission,
reads as follows:
The commission shall be provided
with adequate offices in the capitol or
some other suitable building in the
city of Richmond, in which the records
.shall be kept and its oflicial business
transacted during business hours: it
?-hall also be provided with necessary
office furniture, stationery and other,
supplies. . . ,
The commission may appoint de- |
putics who shall "nave the power to
subpoena witness and administer oaths, j
and who may take testimony in such
cases as the commission may deem
proper Such testimony shall be trans
mitted in writing, to the commission!
and the commission shall fix the com
pensation of such deputies.
The commission or any member
thereof tnav hold sessions at any place ;
within the" State as may be deemed
necessary by the commission.
The commissioned may make rules,
not inconsistent with this act. for
carrying out the provisions of this act.
Processes and procedure under this act
shall lie as summary and simple as
reasonably- may be The commission
or anv member thereof or any person
deputized by it shall have the power
for the purpose of this act to subpoena
witness, administer or cause to have
administered oaths, and to examine or
cause to be examined such parts of the .
books and records of the parties to a ,
proceeding as relate to questions in
The county sheriff, or city or town ,
sergeant or sheriff, and their respec- ;
live deputies, shall serve all subpoenas (
of the commission or its deputies and
shall receive the same fees as are now ;
provided by law for the civil actions:
each witness who appears in obedi- !
ence t<> such subpoena of the eommis- ;
sion shall receive for attendance the ,
fees and mileage for witnesses in civil
cases In courts.
The Circuit or Corporation Court
shall, on application of the cotnmis- ;
sion or anv' member or deputy thereof, :
enforce by proper proceedings the at
tendance and testimony or witnesses i
and the production and examination of
books, papers and records.
While the commission is to assume \
office immediately, the compensation
net itself does not become operative ;
un'il January I. 1!?10.
Robert II. Tucker, appointee] the
term of six years is associate profes
sor of economics and commerce in
Washington and Lee University at
Lexington, and one of the leading
economists in the South. Professor
Tucker, who is forty-four years old,
was born in Lunenburg County, Vir
ginia. and educated at the college of
William and Mary at Williamsburg
and at the University of Wisconsin.
He served as vice-president of the
State Agricultural and Meclianicul
College of Oklahoma for several year p.
and has been a member of the Wash
' ington and Lee faculty for the past
three years. During the past few
months he has been on leave of absence
from the university serving as mana
ger of employment and welfare for the
A.mcrican Shipbuilding Company at
Brunswick, <ia.. building ships for the
United States government.
Th? representative of the employers
on the Industrial Commission. Captain
Charles A. Mcllugh. of Roanoke, named
for the four-year term, is a prominent
member of. the Roanoke bar. He is
considered ^ very aide lawyer, and,
although never in active politics, wus
for many years City Attorney for Roa
noke. He was the tlrst ^resident. of the
(Continued on Second" Page./
Don't Stop but Keep On
Selling Bonds, Says McAdoo I
IISv Ahmic'IiitI'rem. 1
. .W A S II I \ <; T () \. Urlolirr :t?
Admonition to itic American pro- \
pic not to let the new* of tlie allied
tli'lurlm caunc n nlnekenlnK of ef
fort* In the iani|ialuii for the
fourth l.llierly loun wm exprenned
to-night by Seoretnay McAdoo In
pointing out that to dote nulincrlp
t iunn tnnorda the fO.OOIMMMI.OOO
totnl nre heliiK reeel\cil lit only
nhout oiie-linlf the iieceNitary rate.
Althoufth $ ?JO4>,0<K?.?l(M? In nubnerlp*
Hon* were reported to-du>, >1 r.
.McAdoo iti'.ld tliut liond allien muni
nveriiKC more limn ?:t I u
Cjiy for the nineteen unrkliiK diifn
If the rouI In to he reached.
"lierinnnj In n*?t ?et crushed,"*
Secretary McAdoo nnld In urlna
more ntrenuou* effort*.. "tilic Imi
million* .of nlrong flighting men
Htlll on the linltle linen and with
Inviiklon of their own territory
fncInK thrm they will flRht even
more denperntcly tlinn heretofore."
fntrra.se Oter Daily Average Here
tofore Recorded, hut. Short
??f Fixed Quota.
tui.i;ix> <;oes ovei; the top
City's Portion of 810,000,000 Is Ob
tained l-'roui 72,000 Persous in
Most SprciacuJar Campaign Ever
U'uRCd in City.
lliv A si .-"><?!h t?d 1'r'is I
W A S111 NijTOX, October 3.?More than
Jiofl.oon.oou subscriptions to the fourt.t j
Liberty loan were reported to-day to
t)u' Treasury department, ati increa.-se
over i!ie dijily average heretofore re
corded. to th?? close of business
last night. the total officially tabulated
war' IC"C.506,000. This i> the recognized
harves t from four day:* campaigning-?
about half the rate at which subscrip
tions must conic to rcach the ?j.QuO.- !
000.000 total.
To-day's report.- did not include the
Kansas City di.'tri<? ninrc. th< cam
paign has- not actually started nor any
subscript lotb tiol supported by initial
payment* in (he hand:- of banks'". Toledo
furnished the spectacular f'ature of
the day's eampa igtiing by achieving Us
quota of S I fi,000,000 from 7-.000 persons.
The city's campaign managers tel*.
graphed that tins was only a begin
Richmond district subscribed J1S.
3:10,4 00
Closing of theaters and the abandon
ing of public tne<*t I tips on account of
the influenza epidemic, has Interfered
seriously with loan canvassing, par
ticularly in New Ivngland. where it may
Vc necessary to cancel engagement* of
the tireat Hakes naval band next
week. I\i spite of this handicap, how
ever. 1^3.'258 persons have nought bojids
in New England and thirty-live ccnn
munlties have oversubscribed.
Front Kaleigh. N. C. to-night catne
the story of a Jittle blind girl, a mill
worker, who subscribed for a $100 bond.
In Caddo Parish, of Louisiana, which
includes the city of Shreveport. a ne
gro farmer. David Rains, subscribed
{100.000 wliicn' he had received from
oil prospectors on his farm. This rep
resents his entire bank account.
When a United Stales merchantman
entered the port of Norfolk. Va . to
day. K. 10. I'alen. of the Shipping
Board's division of operations, organ
ized a Hales' crew and gathered sub
scriptions for $10,250 bonds- from 117
men and officers. On receipt of this
news. Chairman Hurley, of the Ship
ping Hoard, ordered organization of
similar canvassing clubs at all ports
Rear Admiral Cowie. in charge of the
navy's loan campaign, announced to
right that naval officers and men had
subscribed more than S5.000.000.
The American consul at Newcastle,
Australia, reported in a letter, dated
August ?i. that Americans there already
l.ad subscribed $5,000,000.
Dallas raised S5 pi-r cent of its quota
In two hours, according to a report to
headquarters to-day. Hay County
Mich., which includes Hay City, went
15 per cent over its quota on voluntary
subscriptions alone.
Many < hnncr* Arc to Hp >lidr In .New
Cabinet, Arrordlnp; to Am
strrdnm Heport.
I.ON'DON, October 3.?The first sug
gestion of Prince Max of Baden after
l<eing appointed Chancellor was a new
peace offensive, according to the Am
sterdam correspondent of the Daily
Express, who adds that the plan wr.s
I.romptly vetoed by the Kaiser and \Vn
The correspondent says his informa
tion is that She new lierman cabinet
will be composed as follows:
Minister of Propaganda. Dr. Krzburg
er. Centrist leader and author of the
famous peace resolution of the major
ity hloc in the Reichstag in July of
iast year.
Foreign Minister. Count von Brock
dorff. Herman Minister to Deinark, or
Count von BernstorfT. former ambassa
dor to the. United States, now repre
senting ilermany in Constantinople.
Minister of Labor, llerr Legion, Rad
ical Socialist.
Minister of Interior. llerr Ebcrt,
president of the ways and means com
mittee of the Reichstag.
Colonial Minister, llerr Ucichenberg.
member of the Reichsta'g.
Men Reported Missing In Sinking or
lliieiin Ventura Are Sow
Su(r In I'ort.
WASHINGTON. October 3.?Dis
patches to the Navy Department show
that the following were formerly re
ported missing as the result or the
sinking of the U. S. S. Ruena Ventura
off the cost of Spain are among the
survivors safe in port:
Lieutenants Joseph 1!. Sullivan. South
P.oston, Mass., and John A. Campbell,
Milton, Del.; Assistant Paymaster Wil
liam (5. Morrlsey. Jr.. Brooklyn, N. Y.;
Knsign Anton F. Wayne, New York;
Knsign Carl P. Baldwin, Kyle.s Ford,
Tenti : Lieutenant Allen ?!. Musselman,
United StHt'iH Army, Philadelphia.
Are \o?v Reported -40 Mllea South of
Archangel, Nenr Knil of I.nke
STOCKHOLM. October 3.?American
forces in Northern Russia have pene
trated ^40 miles southward from Arch
angel. according to latest word from
that front.
The distance which the Americans
have covered puts them around the
region of1 Fokinskaia, 120 miles east
of the southern end of Lake Onega.
Tiiat People liny nnd Pay
For the medium that carries your ad
vertising message, display or classi
fied. is a guarantee of reader interest
"<nd responsiveness. All advertisers
find The '?'? u.s-Dlspatch a profitable
advortittlnjt ?Adv.
Reports of Slow Subscriptions
Nettle Richmond Workers,
Who Redouble Efforts.
More Than 10,000 Expected to
Hear Lane Speak in
Capitol Square.
Nettled by report> thru in some <r>-.
tors the iJrlvc of tlie "!1 filling" fourth
Liberty loan was .-liphtlv lagging. t|,r.
Kichmond legion yesterday afternoon
began hurling fresh reserve strength
into the campaign. Luring a meetl.ig
of the executive committee every mem
ber promised greater effort and this
morning their lieutenants win go,
forth, spurred on by the example of
their leaders, prepared to mop up every1
trench, bomb-proof shelter and shell
crater which shows the slightest in
dication of harboring American dollars
rightfully belonging i? i}lc. drive of
the a Hie.ii forces to Herlin.
I hat Hiclunond. her civic i?rbir
arousal. fs nerMnu herself for
doubled efforts in raising h<r ?tuoia
almo.-t fsv.ooo.ooo. is, the belief of* the
liberty loan leaders.
Hundreds of Richmond school cliil
,C" !ir" netting an example for their
r'v.k,y thro*lne themselves, wh.dlv
1 liev tili- *'1,1 ?iih ?be result that
'.r! .Li V ' at cured thousands
"\ < 0 lar? in p<ih--rtpUous. Their drlv.s
w ill be further stimulated b. :>a.-..de~
t'ri . .V""'0"? schools in iheir "dls
u -'w afternoon and meetings
hicn will be held to-night at the
the cuV 0''1 ^Hidings throughout
MHI(Ki:its ,\M) IIA \ K Kit >
mki:t this miiiimm,
New method- by which the campaign
ma\ t.e made more iwensivo \\crc<ii*
? usseri b;, the executive voinmittce V, ?
er<la> and f.t 11::;o o'clock this morn
i. _ a special meeting of the otlicers
and dir. .-tors of every banking insu
,l;,r '?">? win i,o |loll, at ,ho
liant.rr o, Commerce. rians will !>,'
woik-iI i*ut for a painstaking can-1
i.i T 'be commercial houses of
Kichmond which i 11 be conducted l<v
the^ bunk men.
N'o stone will be left unturned bv
" *"c workers to see that everv bu?-i"
ness and professional man and each
... 'i. 'r. ' '"I' oyees art* given an oppor
tunity tu subscribe to this, the great
est of all American popular subscrip
lion loans. 1
While the hundreds of men work
i\? y t,u? vv?,lia'1 of Kichmond
an J the many school children, are can
win* V8 10 ,lo-ll-*y. preparations
of 1' t,C;?mpJel?fl for lhfi w-elcomlns
of 1 ranklin k. I.anc, Secretary of the
Interior, who will come here ty-mor
row to address a massive Liberty loan
celebra t icn at \ o'clock In Capitol
square. 1 ,lu*
Work already has been started on
the platform which Is being erected
over the fountain in the southwestern
wi'lV?*e..?,f Capito' ^HUare. This stand
will seat several hundred people and
"rS,ri'0rl,h- ,he *w^Plnif slopes of
, i , S 1 IuwJn Providing an excellent
Mew point for the crowd of more
than 10,000 people which arc expected
to hear Secretary Lane.
I' * Nl-:\S KinST* AP!?KAI?.%MK
Richmond people will have their iir=t
opportunity of hearing Secretar'v |j,?e
?? Vs l,cvcr before addresr-eri
an audience here. Me ha* a national
wili bear ,*o if,or'Vf,,i1 W**" ???? '
will near to Richmond the me<-i?'
a* lo What' UUS i
waV CXpeclc<1 lo ,1,J 10 l>?-'ll> win ti.ej
wJr f.1. Cr,,tcl,J'''fld. chairman of the
war features division of the executive'
committer, will preside at the meeting
will hl U7 SeL|etary Une. There
w ill be a chorus of several hundred !
< hool on1 .hhe J,ohP Marshall Hinh
..hool tin the platform in addition
or* KeiarrL'?rp"S- so,dlcrs and sail
ers' ,nri , w, i ,Urses' canteen work
?t"V, Confederate veterans. Camn
Lee will provide a band of liftv ;.ie<e-!
w hich will l?e on the stage a Ion - wiih
t'/onerf8 ,r?,nu thc forc'Bn armies sta
tioned at the cantonment.
r.-}| ,,|r'"B Saturday morning tiie ban.l '
from (.imp Lee will play in various
sections of the city, li bc ,oaded I
Mie'f -/"""k ltrueks to be loaned for!
oiiasion by Lieutenant Hopkins, of |
i.t?. ,r?,'n.,!|K school detachment ?t the1
i,i^lC .a'rv*'r?unds. These trucks will !
bear the band to the various points '
where concerts for thc stimulation oti
Inr loa ti will be given.
HSCHIBKS *1.000,000
hifth Dtstnet headquarters have re
reived word that the Reynolds Tobac
co Company at Winston-Salem. X. C..
has- .subscribed $1,000,000 through the
lcea! committee there. Announcement
also was made that the Merchants"
Trust and Deposit Company, of Halt!
more, had subscribed its entire quota
of $.1,300,000.
Winchester, in Fredericksburg Coun
ty. subscribed $1-3.000 in the opening
meeting of th* campaign. according to
word received at State headquarters.
Appomattox County reports having
raised one-third of its quota, while!
Wise Countj had subscribed $517,000 :
before Wednesday night.
E. I.. Remiss, executive chairman of
the Virginia organization, stated yes
terday that encouraging message* were'
being received from all districts, and j
that every indication was that the peo- j
pie of the State ate becoming aroused!
to the situation and will make ample j
response to the summons.
Among the larger subscriptions re
ported to the Richmond headquarters |
yesterday were the following: Rife In- <
surance Company of Virginia. $500,000: '
Richmond public school workers. $125,-1
2u0; i'owhatun Hotel Corporation. $10,-.
000; I).. It. Midyette, $10,000; Union I
Centra! Rife Insurance Company. $."?.
000; Walk-Over Shoe Company. $1,000;
women's organization t Wednesday re
port), $S3,250: Citv of Richmond, $25,
Post-card reports of subscriptions
from the various States in the Fifth
Federal Reserve District were an
nounced from headquarters here yes
terday. These reports are far font ,
complete, and only 6SI hanks out of
a total of 2,046 have sent in their fig
ures. The total actually subscribe.1
thus far; according to those post-card
reports, is $31,502,650, or about one
seventh of '.he district's ehtire quota.
The number of subscribers shown in
these district reports is 16.617, with
the State of Maryland leading with
13.332 buyers. Virginia has reported
rales amounting to $8,108,700, being
second in the list,- Wte District of Col
ombia ranking third with sales ag
gregating $3,-141.250. That these fig
ures are low is indicated by reports
front W?iRh|nBton yesterday that $5.
000,000" had been raised at the Initial
r<eeting of the campaign there. The
report on the Fifth District given out
last night in detail follows:
Maryland?Allotment, $82,180,000; 145
out of 284 banks teport $14,866,000;
subscribers number 13,332.
District of Columbia ? Allotment, $27.
608.000: thirty-three out of forty-four
(Continued on Tenth Page.)
Distribution Also Will Be Under
Control of Gov
Man With Longest Pocketbook
Only One to Get What
He Needs.
WASHINGTON. Octobc; I! Prices!
and distribution of pract icaIly .til :?r- |
tide. of wearing apl>arel .tr.- j
controlled by (lie War tmlu.-iries Poard. '
peculations issued yosterda>- prescrib- I
itic certain fixed prices for shoes con- !
stitutcd only the first srop hi it generai;
policy for price control of clothing
This was disclosed to da\ t.v I'liair- t
man Haruch, of tin? l?-iard. at ip.clal
meeting or the National I:*>i:?11 |>ry
, floods Association. Heferrinu lo the!
pntt.iiiK into effect of t bo airr.-.miMi! !
between the board and the shoe indu;;- I
try. Mr. Rartx-li said:
"After that will have to come the
regulation and distribution of most .ill
of the tilings which jou soni'.einen have
to deal with. I don't w.mt you t>. sav
it can't be don*, because it run.-! !>?
done. It is unthinkable that onlv the
man with the longest pocket-book can
yet the things that be needs"
The dry (roods dealers were railed
upon by t'hairman Haruch i? ? take the
product of "the manufacturer who, to
some extent, ban his price* regulated
and limited amounts ? allocated to
liim." with th-- determination to din
tribute "in some fair ami equitable
way. yeeinc th::?. as far us possible, i
? a 'i Midi. idlK.l gr< ?-;ire ??\d <;r?s
it at a :>riec that i?. fair.
"When it comes in the question of
a fair price." Mr. Haruch continued,
"that is very dillicult to answer. 1 j
should say routrhly that a fair price |
is a price something like the norma!,
profits in normal times I know >ou ;
will all say that these are abnorma'. j
i times. They are, and we have K"i to
<Je abnormal and new things."
To meet 1 be request that represen
tative.* be named t? > confer with the
I War Industrie: Hoard in matter.- of
i distribution and price contort, the as-"'
social ion appointed a war service'
committee composed of William Mann.
< 'hieago: Georce W. Mitt<>n, liosion.
! It. .1. Titley. Philadelphia; S. W. Hey- i
? burn. New York: F II. Hike, I'ayton. ,
? Ohio: Oscar I. Webber. Hotroit. ano !
I Francis Kitduff. HaSalle. ill
Though no details of the plan to be
i followed in controlling clothing prices
j has been announced by the boarfl, it I
| is believed that tlie general policy m
' fixing 4>-.e price of shoes will be fol- i
! lowed
Wll.l. UK l?% AtJUKKMHNT
Standard prices for standard grades ,
of men's and women's suits, hats and
j other article* of clothing probably will
i V.e.i established L>y agreement with
] manufacturers and - r?tail?*rs.
By the agreement reached by the
j board and the shoe industry, addi->
tional details of which were made pub-!
i lie to-day, the program and styles of
i shoes under the regulated price plan
will conform to that announced by the
board in June whereby both styles anJ
' colors were restricted. A number of;
manufacturers already have started
work on the standardized grade.-. To
prevf loss to manufacturers of high-I
priced shoes, the agreement provides j
that shoes retailing for more than J1-. I
the maximum fixed price, which al
ready have been manufactured, maj '
be fold until June l. ISlli. After that'
date it will l.e impossible to buy ready- i
made shoes for more than $ 1 if. F.>r low
shoes of the type usually worn in the
summer months, the maximum price
will be 111.
Prices of children's shoes wNieh were
not announced yesterday will be as!
follows: For the class A or highest
grade. bo>.--.' misses' and youths." j
to 11 and $>. little gents' f.'i to in
fants' $1 to $?". and babies' $1' to SU.fiO.'
For the medium and low-priced grades
in the four divisions the prices will
be accordingly.
\amr of f'nlnnrl II. .1. lllrNeh. of llir
<~|unrtcrnin*trr** I or|i* In In
cluded In I.IM.
WASH INt iTuN. i ictober 8.?-The De
partment of .lustier announced to
night the names of those iiulictcrt by
the Federal grand jury in Brooklyn
in the investigation of tite garment
contract? that has been going on there
several weeks. The names includc
that of Colonel 11. .1. Ilirscli. quarter
master's corps, and those of several
government inspectors. The list of
those indicted follows:
Kosenwasser Brothers. Colonel II. .1.
Hirsch. Morris Kosenwasser, of Rosen
wasser Brothers: l.eo Kosenwasser, of
Kosenwasser Brothers; Sam Schwartz,
government inspecto/; Leslie Copeland,
supervisor inspector for t!ie govern
ment; David l.ebowitz, government in-,
spector; William Sam. government in
spector; Abe Weirs. foreman at plant;
Abraham Friedman. supervisor in
spector for government; l.ewis Levy,
foreman; Harry ?Jcrsonovitz. workman;
Jacob Kosenberg, foreman: Ueorgc
Simons, private; Lieutenant Samuel
Crass, quartermaster's corps; 1 ssao
Merits, garment cutter; Lewis Silver
man, workman.
Garment contract indictments are
rendered under section :iT of Criminal
I'olicr llreln I n \ cmi ign lion following
t'onLc?*loii Wound Wns Obtained
\? liilr Kmhracing Womuu.
MI NX 10 A 1'OLIS, MINN., October :!.?
fleorge Rramilla died to-day. forty
hours after the point of a hatpin had
been driven ii.N? his heart. Members
of his family said to-night he had told
them in his dying statement lie had re
ceived the wound while embracinc a
woman. Police have begun an in~Vs
German Has No Right
to Title, "Superman"
The (irrmnn acquired the title of
"superman" ifrj inncli iim n .sinnll
boy of litde liitellecnmlHy hrromm
fouled nH un Infant prodigy hecuiiN*
some (irmon, \vlu> may linve little
judgment or discretion, begins fo
spread mucIi an Ideu.
I0xcep( In (lie line of cheinlenl re
search Jii recent year* the (iermun
Hum token no high place nloug in
ventive linen, (lie devices which hnve
revolutionized living condition* and
Industrial achievement having hern
(he products of other llian tiermau
creative genius.
In war methodH they have excelled
only In ar(s which would make (lie
savage bltitih and Ihey liave adopted
*npo|eo<.i'a utrnteRj bodily. In (o
day's H Intes-DispnM-h ICaton Kearn
discusser thin phase of (he eoneep
(ion a great many .people hnve heen
led- (o entertain In recent years nn
to (he (iennnn.
Government Control of War Charities
Provided For in New Legislation
W October :t.?t.nv
rriiment conlriil of nil "?nr. i-hiirl
I leu." <ir of any nnd nil |ir)\nlr 'tir
minl/ntlnii collect lc.? money from
the public I It rom;hnot thr ( tilled
Slates for nn> purpose In I'unnrcllun
w 11 li llir wnr, lo provided for in n
Hill I lit rotlticcd in the Senate to-day
liy Srnntur Henry I-'. Ashurst. of
\rl/omi. The lilll l> Milil to linvr
tin* Indorsement of llir ndiiiltiistrn
tion. :iii<l it w III lie pushed lo speedy
action tlx n ?;i r mcnsiirc. It ?nn
referred In thr ronimlllrr on Mill
tnrj \IVnlrs.
The lull places nil the "?nr chnrl
lifn" hi ru'rj description under the
control yf the Deportment of .Ium
I Ice. '< nmpli-tc II mi iii-in I stntenien It
show Ins Imlli receipt* mid r\|irndl
In res. mu^l he llled monthly with
llir depnrf meat. These stnlrmciits
arc lo In- m.-itlr under ontli, nnd nrc
to In* nccnmpnniril with Information
n* lo thr persons ntnkinsr np llir rr
spcctiic iirun ll!? sit Inn*, those on tlir
pny roll mid qlxo chhiK thr name*
lit contributors. 'llir Department of
.lustier l-< rmpowrrrd lo rontrol llir
muoniits pnld out for rt|irni>rii or for
owrhrml i'liurRi> nnd tn suspend the
opern t ions of nny wnr charities af
ter ii licnrtna, A peunli) of dj.lllHI
line, or two jrnr*' imprisonment. is
prm iilrd for n \lointloii of thr net.
'I'hr hill uiik inlrodtirril nt the
succcsllnn of thr \ mcrlcmi \ Irlnry
I iilnn. n patriotic 01 ? nnixntion. of
ITili Nnssnti Street. Nni \ orK t'lty.
Wlllinm Mullock. ill rcctor-ccnernl
nf thr II li IIIII. hroiiuht n draft of tlir
proposed measure to >\ iisliinctnii
nml Interested nirmhrr.H of thr nil
nil ?? 1st rnt Inn mid ninny Democratic
nml llrpulilirnn Senators in it. Ilr
hurt Intcrilcws with Krnnklln l\.
I<nnr. Secretary of thr Intrriori Itnj
monil II. t-'osilick. I'hiiirninn of thr
('mil mission on 'I rttinins I nmp \c
llvlties, nnd Third Xssistnnt srvrc
lur.i ol Wnr Krpprl. Modifications
in the hilt were inmlr ns n result nf
tlirnr Interviews, nml thr hill tin*
hern Introdtieed nmirillns tn ilie
*iews of thrse nnd oth?r inrnihers
of thr ndm Inlst rn I ion.
In the i lew nf mrmhcr.s of thr
American \ letory I nion nnil of Inn
o III errs in prnetleally rxrry coiiimu
nilj of thr eonntry. thr hill Is a war
mensure nnd nn essential ??nr. The
passuce of nucli n iiienmTr Is iicces
snrr to restore public coiilidcnce in
honest nnd worthy wnr elmrlllrs,
Monry collections lor the n I levied
henelit of tlir soldiers nnil ?.nllors ot
llir I ntteil Suites nml of our nlllrs
nre brine mnilr daily nil o\rr the
country hy liiindrrils of prltplc or.
Kiinir.n t inns. 'I here hns hern so
much Krnftinc nnd cruokrdnrss on
(hr pnrl of ninny of these orKiinlxn
tkons that Kederni legislation litis
become iinpcrnlivr to inert the
xronlnc evil. Thr oprrntlons of
thrsr mlcceri charltlrs extend over
ninny Slates, and only l-'ederal leg
islation enn rrnch tliriii.
Ten UOiccrs ami 10? Knli??le<l Mi-H
An* Mstcd Among the
Vlrl ins.
No Living Witness to Tragedy Which
Happened in liristol Channel on
Night of September HO While Ves
sel Was Kscorting Convoy.
I ItV Ahi.iciatdl I'rrji.s I
WASHIMiTU.V, October 3.?The V. S.
S. Tampa, a former coast-guard cutter
in naval aorvicre. was lost off the ICng
I1m)i cc'ahl S<>ptfmlier 'Jii with all on
board, while on convoy duty.
Ten ollioers and 102 enlisted men of
the crew, one Itritlsh oflicer and live
civilian employees, lost their lives.
A >?>vy Department statement to-day
announcing: th? disaster, says the ship
was sunk ;it nig*U In the Krlstol Chan
nel, and that reports indicate that she I
was struck l>y a torpedo while escort- \
uiu a convoy.
Iteports of the disaster, which cc
curred just a week ago, begun to reach ,
Washington io-day as the result of
private messages sent by the Navy
Department to the families of the men
lost. Then ihe department made the
following announcement:
"The Navy Department has been in- i
formed of the loss of the I". S. S. Tampa
with all the officers and men on board ;
on September 2t> off the Knglish coast t
in the ISristol Chant.?l. l*l?e reports!
indicate ilmt this ship was sunk at
night by a torpodo whih engaged in !
escorting a convoy.
"It is reported by other vessels of
the convoy that the Tampa for some
unknown reason r.ad gone .veil ahead
of th<i convoy, and that about s.t.'? r.
M the shock of an explosion whs fell. 1
When the Tampa was taken over by
i he n a vy at the outbreak of the war
she retained Iter piu ire coast guard
personnel. The Navy Department will I
announce a list of her ship's company
as soon as it can be checked.
included in the list received from Ad
miral Sims are the names of .1. I ?. Nix,
lOsteSle. S J. Itntton. .1 C. W'ilkie.
I.. A. Thomas, all of Charleston, S. C., ,
anil ?'arl Dalton, of Gastonia. N. ?
"The vessel which conducted the,
search in the vicinity found large nuan- |
tities of wreckage arid one of the Tain- j
pa's lifeboats. Two dead bodies in j
naval uniform, but otherwise unidenti- i
tied, were found.
"The 1*. S. S. Tampa was a coast
guard cutter and was in command of
Captain <'. Satterlee. of the coast
guard. . I^cr complement consisted of
ten officers and 102 enlisted men, and
:t is reported she had on board one
Uritish Officer and live civilian em
ploj ees."
KnM I'ennay I \ nnln express Plows
Through l.arge force of Men
During; Dense Fog.
ri.KVKI.AND, October ?Twenty'
muni: :oii plant workers were instant
ly killed at I'.edford. ten miles south
of here, to-day, when a Pennsylvania
passenger train plowed through about
fifty men in. a dense fog. Twenty-eight j
ethers were injured, three probably f'-j
tally. All except one of the victims'
lived i li < 'leveland.
The workmen had just alighted from,
a iocnl train, which was taking them;
from here to the munitions plant of the!
M' Alyler Interstate Company at l!eo-1
ford, where they were employed. Kve
witnesses said the workmen had no j
warning that the train was near tin-|
til it was on top of them, hurling dead)
? lid wounded in all directions.
J. II. Kinlay. engineer of the passen
ger train, blames the accident on the
Itoger <ltrundagee, twenty-one, of
Tiffin. Ohio, a government inspector at
the plant, who was married last Sat
urday. and who had brought his bride
to Cleveland for ihe honeymoon, was
among those killed.
Send* letter lo Finance Committee,
I rjiinu C.iirlj" Action on Mar
llexenue Hill.
WASH INtSTON. October :t. -Secretary j
of Treasury .McAdoo to-day urged upon j
the Finance Committee early action |
upon the new war revenue bill to avert
a grave peril to the successful finan
cial conduct of the war.
In his letter to Senator Simmons,
chairman of the committee, Mr. McAdoo
declares that the estimate of $24,000.
000,00ft expenditures for the year end
ing June :50, 1010. is based on sound I
grounds, and if there is a mistake, it j
is In underestimating rather than
overestimating the war expenditures.)
The 10 file lent Worker
In every line Is open to talk with the
employer who offers greater Induce
ments. Send your message to these
workers through the Help Wanted Adf
In Tho Tlmcs-Dlspateh.?Adv.
.New < "i'scs ?>r Pneumonia HopnrtecJ
Thursday Number D:tO, .?
tiiiln of I 'ifl> -J "our.
Itcronl ??f the Spread of Influenza
Compiled 'by Public Health Ser
vice Shows Disease Prevalent in
All Hut l''lve Stairs.
WASH I Ni.iTON", October 3.? An in
crease in the number of new cases of
pneumonia and the number of death*
is shown in the reports of the influ
[ enzu epidemic received by the surgeon
general from the army camps to-day.
The deaths for the twenty-four-hour
period ending at noon to-day wero 331,
which is sixty more than those re
ported yesterday. The new pneumonia
cases numbered !*30. which is fifty-four
in excess of yesterday's report.
Th?* total number of pneumonia ta.se.->
since September IS. i.- 8,575. while the
deaths in the army camps number
-. IT!'.
Practically all the deaths* arc from'
pneumonia following attacks of influ
enza. In three of the army camps tho!
disease has reached the state of an
epidemic, according to to-day s report*
I h? *s.? camps are .Sherman. Taylor an i
.lack-oh. .No report of the number of'
cases came from any of the camps to
day. a circumstance which causes
X;:rsunc:,sil-s among tho medical
1" i oni the remaining army camps, the
number or new eases of influenza re-,
ported is 12,004. Camp Urant had the
iuigest number in me report, I ill
cases being reported. The second larg
est was Horn Camp .Mcatie. where there
?lie Hou new cases, with fortv new'
?jases of pneumonia an.I twen'tv-iwo
oeains. he total nutiincr or Inlluetiz.i !
army camps to date i.
1 lo.iui,
ishX inVin^i spread of the "Span- ?
.o KM . I Ui,s complied hv the
publh health service to-dav. it is n*>w
?/escnt in all of the States of the 1
mun,inoX,:Cr,VVr- aml C|)i(,0"n'-' hi com-I
munities of the several States.
Of the more recent reports, one.'
shows L.uOO or more cases ?u Oswego.
villsirV a,,\ y cases at Montgomery
village. A number of outbreaks ait
reported from Indiana, including *0o
se?U?i11., ,,a'nn\0,'?1- nine deaths;
hundred cases at Xohlesville;
"'.vVt-naSi?fMi u,th ,ivf\ death* at ha -
' ? , lltMl cases at .New t'astle with
oiu death: several hundred cases at
Indianapolis and fifty cases \x Uit two
deaths at Brookville.
In <'alifornia a few auspicious cases
were reported from San i-Yan.-is.-o ind
Oakland, and Arizona marie the lir^t
repi'it of an outbreak, witl, sixtv cases
Ml a normal school at l-'lasstaff ml
-t'? cases at Winslow. al"J
< ?n October 1, I 52 deaths from intlu
enza occurred i? Boston. and ||"tv
deaths from pneumonia. In tieorgl'-i
cusW cascs wer? reported near Ameri'
W,V,^.hlH?/>0rVl" ! <??" Mock
r-*i hangr, l urriRn Office Itefusrn
to Confirm It.
I.U.NDON, October 3. ? Uenort.s of ??>
Turkovlu^l|,nU".OI!,,,l,unal "urr??^r >'v
lurkej will not down. They permeated
e sV'' i^Cat" ,;i" "ay- Nu sooner had
tin stock market opened when the
tuallv :"..,T,"ik0y'S 'ay <IoU'" h!,??
! ,u ,,a-ss vv?s circulated
w III, :i positivenewa and persistency
which ordinarily mark onlv facta that
are known beyond all possible doubt
.An army of correspondents bcsieired
fhe l orcij;,. office all day. They were
still on their poats to-night, on death i
piiV'it IS ?IIC '^r,ler'l!an reporter aptly
Hut the last word that coulri be ob
tained was that the Foreign Office had
no continualion of the various reports.
Hrom Zurich came a circumstant iai
story to the Daily News confirming tin
report cabled two nights ago that Tur- I
key has sent a virtual ultimatum f,
< Jermany.
The 1'orte. according to this dispatch
has notified Merlin that shef intends to
-propose peace." which mav be taken
as a last pretense ot pride. a camou
flage for the humiliating word "sur- '
render," which ulono will be listened
to by the alllc.-t. Just as in Bulgaria's
('Iinngr- lloineniend I .a Tin.
WASHINGTON. October 3.?A Sen
ate bill designed to permit home-1
steaders to enlarge their land hold
ings to MO acres by obtaining non
contiguous lands was passed to-dav bv
the House. It now goea to the I'resf
dent. Without this bill, which amend-:
the stock-raising homestead act au i
thorizing entries of G40 acres, many
homesteaders are unable to obtain the'
additional land bceaimo no unclaimed
laud adjoins their present property. j
Reconquest of Belgium and
Advance of Franco-Amer
ieans Proceeds.
Lille and Douai Within Striking
Distance of Allied
(?'nrmuiis Offer Stubborn Hc.sistancc
Alon>; Aij>n? lUvcr ancl
I Kv A.xMociul^d Tr'*? '
I.ck.v. the ht.irt i<f the coal
replon in Northern l-'ranec. and Ar
moiii iorrs?. almost equally important as
a tnannfartnrins renter, liavc been
evaluated by the <>crmans; the Gcr
tnaii fortified positions lictwccn Can>
hrai and St. ijucntin have been defi
nitely smashed, and tin"' AuMro-Ilnn
carians in Albania, forsaken by tliclr
former alii''.", the Bulgarians. arc {11
full retreat, northward toward their
border from the Adriatic Sea to l.ak?
?.>* iirida
ijf the roroimnrriiiir of invaded Bet
cium ;iihI ilie progress of (ho French
mihI l''riiiico-.\int,rli,an forces. |-es\poc>
< i \ i-1 \. north of lthelms ami eastward,
in Champagne to the vicinity of Ver-'"
?lut?. the tale remains the .same?the
ilermuns slowly, but surely, arc being ;
forced everywhere to give, ground, and
their vital defenses dally continue to ^
In- oaten into, not wit hstanding tlio
strong resistance that the enemy la
imposing to make null the eftorts
nf the allies to close in an all sides of
the great battle arc from the North
Sea to the Swiss border and compel
the German high command to reeon
sttuct its lighting line.
In Belgian Flanders the Belgian.
French and British troops are keeping
up their eastward progress in their en
deavors to compel the Germans to give
tip Ostein! and Xeebrngge. their naval
batten on the North Sou.
IJoulers, the inportant railway junc
tion. with its lines of steel radiating
i o t lie Nort h Sen a ltd eastward toGhent.
have been entered by the Belgians, and
at llooglede. to the north. King Albert's
men are virtually upon the Bou\ersr
t >st end - Bruges railway. To the south
Meniti and Oourtrai are. seriously men?
Across the border in-France the cap
ture of Armentleres brings Lille, cap
i t a I of the Department of the Nord.
within striking distance, and the evac
uation of Bens places Douai. the for
tress northeast of Arras, and all the
territory between Arras and Men in vir
tually in the hands of the British.
> l-".Q L El! A I IT ItlOCAI'Tl'HKI)
To the south, front Cambrai to Si.
Qtientin, the German resistance is still
strong, but. nevertheless, the British,
Americans and French on all the sec
tors which are essential to the carry
ing forward of the allied program have
valiantly attacked and withstood coun
terattacks. smashed the old lllnden
bui'u positions and. materially advanced
their line. Sequehart, north of St.
.jucntin. which the Germans in a vio
lent counterattack recaptured front the
I'.ritish Wednesday, again has been
taken by Field Marshal llaig's men,
who now arc out on the rolling coun
try tv the eastward, as likewise arc all
the allied truupn from St. Qucntin
northward. ?
Northwest of RUeims the Germans
are offering more resistance to the
French along the Aisne and on the sec
tors which are protecting the eastern
end of the Cheinin-des-Dames, the
western end of which already is dom
inated by the French guns, but General
Berthelot's forces, nevertheless, have
captured t'ormlcy and reached the Aistjp
Canal between Coreevreux and La Neu
villette, a front of more than lifteen
In I'hantpagne the French have en
larged their gains from the region
north of Somtne-Py to the western
fringes of the Argonno forest, taking
prisoners and inflicting heavy casual
ties on the enemy. The railroad junc
tion poijit of t'hallerange, a short dis
tance sc^utli of Youziers. has been cap
lured. Li.inl here, the French have com
pleteti " (heir domination of the Aire
Valley, Winning north of the Argonno
forest, and are only awaiting tiie ar
rival of the Americans at the eastern
end of th. valley to nip (he hig wooded
bastion of the lighting line. The Amer
icans are slowly approaching the ren
In their retreat from Albania f he
A ust ro-11 unitarians everywhere are in
Might before the Italians, burning
towns and depots behind litem. Large
numbers of prisoners and quantities of
war material have been captured.
VI KNN'A (via London). October 3.?
The Austrian base of Herat, in Albania,
has been surrendered without a light,
the War Ofllce announced to-night.
LONDON, October 3.? Italian troops
advancing in Mbania have passed be
yond tin' important Austrian base of
Berat. it was authoritatively learned
late to-night.
\t STIIIA tlivr MAKK
m:\v link (in ham nE
? Bv Associated Press I
l.? ?NI?'?N October 't.?The central
powers, according to the views in mili
tary circl-s here, will be forced to ef
tahllsh ,:i new line on the Danube to
prot-ct Austria front hostile nationali
ty within her own borders and to
keep clown the unrest in Uouniahia.
which, reports say. Is becoming more
threatening daily.
Germany has thirty-three division:*
find Austria-Hungary hus thirteen in
Russia. some of them poor troops.
These could be transported to the
Danube, quickly, but if this were. done,
military experts point out. the central
powers would virtually; abandon all
they have-.gained by the Brest-Litovak
treaty. v
\tSTItl\N rilAMUKIi OK
I t'?v Associated I'rc3?. 1
VIENNA (via Basel), October C.~
Dlscusslon of the government declara
Hon and the queitlou of peace watt

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