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1* ei eMM1e hRtl i ines
kestd ,ewslby br Gov. W. P. Q. Hard
A ug, eems to a n Federal reerve
bfta O.e Dai are Informed that
t i -ri eds the certlcatee e
sm he *enta. The Reserve Banks
8*9 g hss b the beard to Induce an
beba i the distrcits to absorb gov
em war bneacieng as.
$cretary McAdoo announced that'he
big war band issue wIll be delayed "isty
dea. Temporary imaneing, he maid. *1
ha-done by the ltmeane of a eries. of
Tenaury aerwstmu of Imabbedae.
Tie frst Mau' will be about UU.W00,00
ail will. bear 3 per oat. The earticatee
wit be demble July 1, but banks bold
lag them may use them In payment for
subecr'p.a.m to the war bonds. Secre
tary MeAdoo said it will be his policy to
keep funds lent the government on do
pOit t sebecribig banks and that the
rundu raised will go back Into the mar
Wrecked German Beats
To Be Seaworthy Seen
Nime of the seised German nerchant
vessels, the machinery of which was
wrecked by .heir crews before they were
taken by the United States, can be made
ready for sea within thirty daym. This
was the report submitted to the Shipping
Board yesterday afternoon by engineers
who made a survey of the ships. The
cost of repairs will be about NMe IN
The report, the firt made to the board
in the Investigation; says further that
the uniformity with which the German
sallor went about their work will be of
the utmost assistance to this country in
the repairing. On each ship the ame
damage was wrought, the cylinder head.
being smashed and the piston rods
nicked. The result is that the repair work
can be standardised and -thus more
The word lancet is found In only one
place in the Bible. Kings. xvii. 2. The
term is not the well-known blade used by
surgeons. but appears to mean a javelin,
or light spear.
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train from Wae
wifl continue ci
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Tom ost., w 4kMew caeol bno
see 91ea1 iswdueeg and one of the
pts e(f the baudeS in thie it. !a
herrying preparations ot wis isao olt
new theater and hbpes to break grond
within the next seeral ses M that
the stretur -may be eepleted early
The site for the theater. lea the east
sie of Ninth street. five deer. from 0
street northwest. was aeleced by Mr.
Mesas ae the beet lscation because of its
The theater, which will be knowia as
Moee's New Strad, will have few
equals in this coar and will be a com
4eatloe of the and most .upie-date
ideas embodied in the famous motion
picture houses of New York and other
large citlee. It will occupy about RCO
square feet of ground, extending through
to Eighth street. There wiB to a lobby
measuring- l by 1S feet. and the seating
area will be esO by 10 feet. with ? ca
pacity of 3.mi.
The pictures which will be shown will
be of the highest type and will be in
keeping with ultra-superior tone of the
U. ,. LAG VEe 11ERaIUY.
For the first tine in history the Ameri
can tag few yesterday over the British
Embassy. This was the British. Ambas
andor's way of joining in the celebration
in England of "American Day."
While the, British and French commls
slons are here to confer on war problems
the sag. of the British Empire and the
French Republic will ay from the public
buildings. Flagmakers are overrun with
orders, and it is probable that at first the
foreign flags will fly over only the great
building in which the State. War, and
Navy departments are housed; the Treas
ury Building, and the Capitol. But the
flagmakers are being speeded up, and it
Is probable that the supply soon will be
sumlent for all public buildings.
WON FACE U-BATS; DBERT.
Rio Janeiro. April a.-The crews of
two Brasilian merchant ships at Lisbon
have deserted rather than risk death
from German submarines on the voyage
home, says a dispatch from the Portu
guese capital today.
14th and H Streets
be M. 3707.
AY TRAIN TO
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made at New Haven
lord and Springfield.
arid to and .from
a points only
:ar, Parlor Cars,
ar arad paeh.
ad fwribe in gena.
-ee through night
higton to Boston
its present through
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RUSSIA STANDS FIR
TO SEE WAR T1ROUGH
People Contribute Freely to "Liberty
Loan" First Day.
special Cable to The Washingtes Herald.
Petrograd. via London, April 20.-Al
though the subscription lists to the
"Liberty Loan" only opened yesterday
the public is already contributing freely,
according to the Official News Bureau.
In two hours after the lists were open
2,,00D rubles were received.
The Zemlia Volia, the organ of the
revolutionary Socialists, declares that
the prosecution of the war is necessary
since Germany persists in her plans of
conquest. The paper says:
"A . peace formula without annexation
implies of necessity the restoration of
the devastated countries of Belgium, Ser
bia, Montenegro, and Rumania. Ger
many still continues to seek conquests
and to penetrate farther into Russian
territory. It is therefore necessary to
accept the Calvary of war to the end.
Amsterdam, via London. April 1.-A
bitter attack on the advocates of a com
promise with Russia and other peace
propagandists is made by the Hamburger
The paper asks:
"What is this talk about the identity
of Russian and German aims; no an
nexations; nations living together in a
peace honorable to both sides.
"These semi-official Utterances are
bound to arouse uneasiness among the
German people. Our war aims are very
clearly defined in the east. An auton
gitlous Plahd is hot sufficient; Cour
land must never return under Russian
sway. The German people must ask
the government what it means by
identity of Russian and German aims."
Berne. Switzerland (via Paris), April
.-The Hungarian Socialists have
adopted resolutions at a secret conven
tion demanding that the central pow
ers make public their peace condi
tions, excluding all forcible annexa
tions. according to the Tagwacht, the
official organ at the Swiss Social
From Hotel Lobbies
That the Germans are being defeated.
but that it will be about two years be
fore the war comes to an end is the
opinion of Herbert Corey, war corre
spondent. who arrived in Washington
last night and is registered at the Hotel
Harrington. Mr. Corey has been in Ger
many. Italy. France, England, Greece,
and Serbia, arriving in New York the
day war was declared by the t'nited
States against Germany.
Mr. Corey states that the Germans
are being driven back little by little and
that they are running 'short of a great
many important materials, such as 'cop
per, manganese, cotton, etc. He also
said that the entire German army ts
underfed. but indications are that they
can last until the next harvest comes.
which will again put them on full ra
tions. Neither England nor France be.
lieve the Germans can be starved out.
On account of the perilous situation
in Russia. Mr. Corey believes that Amer
lean troops will be In Europe before the
"In view of the experience in Europe
and especially In England," said Mr.
Corey, "I think that the universal mill
tary system seems absolutely forced
upon us. We will have to draft. Eng
land tried the volunteer system and it
fell fiat. We certainly have Intelligence
enough to profit by other people's mis
According to the French and English
intelligence offices, there is litle prob
ability of a revolution in Germany until
the war ends, said Mr. Corey.
Mr. Corey paid high tribute to the
armies of the entente allies at the front,
saying that in spite of the tremendous
cost and the utmost suffering, that never
before were they so sure and convinced
that the Germans will be defeated. That
the aeroplane has proved itself to be
absolutely essential in .modern warfare
and that no army can make an ofen
sire or defensive move without them is
the consensus of opinion of European
war experts, Mr. Corey sjates.
Mr. Corey will retsain In Washington
indefinitely and may later return to
"The war will continue for not less
than nine or more than eighteen
months," said Sydney Brooks, well
known English publicist and lecturer,
i*ho is now making a brief visit her.
and Is at the Shoreham.
"I do not believe the war will end In
less than nine months, although the
situation now is crystallising. rapidly.
I am convinced that Germany will not
be able to hold out longer than a year
and a half. That's the time-limit for
her. I think her rulers -sealise that fact
and are ready for their final play for
"Of course, all Engiand is gratified
over the entrance of the United States
into thle war, and I am' sure that when
the Balfour mission arrives in Wash
Ington, the Amnerien people will be given
new proots of bow deeply the President's
action Is appreciated by the British
peopie and their governmnent. Mr. Bal
four haa always bn a Sineere. friend
of the United States, and I am con
fident he will i:npress tbis country
.Mr., Brooks is leaving for London
Uno afte. a v aonths'. vidt to the
- USOLT U3NRBMD
No adises were reesed bes yester
day conirmdng reports that a German re
'1K i Iagi's provinces nar tle Eru
Sbeundary liW reitsd is olmehes
Geoman reb and giresament
fortes. Acerd 'to these reporte, a
slerios editioa e a Ia feared in
ess~ilisttes, Thle Urai~a se
4uWa rmil esese
- rIM1! MiBmno=
ON BOND ISSUE BILL
House Conferees Yield to Senate Mem
bers-Action Expected Tuesday.
The 87.000.000.000 bond bill will become a
law probably Tuesday. 'The conferees of
the House and Senate having In charge
the adjustment of the several points in
disagreement between the two houses
came to an agre-ment yesterday.
On- Monday. when the 14ouse meets, the
conferees on behalf of the H-ouse will
report their agreement to that body.
where there is every reason to believe
their action will receive approval. The
bill then will be rushed to the Senate for
The conference resulted in the accept
ance of practically all the amendments
Inserted by the Senate. This includes
We saw an opportunity
far more than we would und
considerably reduced, and re<
Come in today. Come ii
appearance, You'll MARVEL
downright value for so little
Classy Cheviots, Worsteds an
piece Suits, in Pinch-back and
clever novelty patterns. Extra si
Bias, Brows and Gree Fla
and Tweeds. A mighty good arr
terns. Conservative models an<
pinch-back models for young men
values at ...................
Now Treach models featured
patterns are the classiest novelty
unpacked. Plain shades to be ha
able price of.................
KQOL KLOTH 8
None too soon to get yours f<
are near. You get best selecti
You'll find many new shades
lect from, and the price, at t
season, is as low as you woul
of the summer.
bensmashed on these also,
You'll find most every
leet from and all sizes. It1
You can select from ai
work on your garden patch.
gains since Mondag
on the Seissone
Rheins front re
shown on the map,
the latest advane
being indicated by
the solid black line.
Fort Conde, where
the Prussians were
caught in a pocket,
was captured yes
the provision which Secretary McAdoo
had asked to have embodied in the act
whereby the Secretary of the Treasury
is authorised to deposit the funds real
ized from the sale of the one year cer
tificates of indebtedness and the bonds
as well in trust companies and banks not
members of the Federal reserve system.
President Wilson is expected to sign
the bond issue bill not later than Tuesday
SEEK OFFICERS FOR NEW FLEET
Steps toward securing the army of
ship's ofneers that will be needed for the
American merchant fleet of 1.000 wooden
ships were taken here yesterday. The
task is admittedly a heavy one and Chair
man Denman. of the Shipping Board, and
Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo held
a conference on the best means of en
listing skfppers and mates for the fleet.
It Is thought probably that amendment
of the La Follette shipping law will be
found necessary before the needed num
ber can be signed.
n's Greatest CI
to buy an enormous stock of ne
er ordinary circumstances. We at
luced quickly. We are making th
I early. See these smart new suit
AT THE PRICES. Frankly, we d
money in our entire business car
d Serges. Two and Three.
conservative models; very
,ecial at............ ..
sel Serges, Wersteds
y of weaves and pat
plenty of snappy
is this let. And the
weaves we have ever
d also at the remark- 1 5
>r the hot days that
ons by buying early.
and patterns to se
he beginning of the
d expect at the end
t of Men's Ei
9s 42, 44, 46, 48, 5
hard-to-fit man these are e
.isers than we need. Prices have
and we expect to clean 'em up
weave, shade and pattern to se
dil be easy to match most any
Aide assorment at the following
, $2.69, $2.98
he thing for tennis, outings or
28 NInth Sti
asteic vir.wa Site PMaced at Dis
poeal of Presiest Flse.
Presileet wMons was yeaeEs tesesr
e4 the use of the palatal e aheese and
spacious grounds of the Csenums Coun.
try Club In the present ltmr.eaat
crisis. A resolution ma.sMg euch a
eer was unaanmously passed at the an
nual meetsing of the dub.
The club Is located upon the ste of
historic Fort Richardson. Va.. of civil
war !lime. The club premises cover
thirty-one acres and are appoximately
-ts yards from the wireless towers at
Radio. two mled from Fort lyer and
upon the highest spot in Virginia over
looking the National Capital and the
Because of the close proximity to these
strategic points. the club could be put to
good use in case of a necessity.
Acting upon the patriotic farming
speech of the President. twenty acres of
the club grounds has already been placed
Dr. J. Rosier Biggs was elected presi
dent of the club for the ensuing year. It
was announced that the club already has
plans under way for adding two ad
ditional wings and a new porch and grill
room to the present building.
NEWEST GEZrA ABUVE.
State Department Hears of Forced
Liquidation of Belgiam Fmas.
The German military governor of Bel
gium is forcing liquidation of certain
Belgian huiness firms, and has ordered
them to turn into the bank of the Ger
man Empire all accounts held by French
and English citizens.
This newest abuse of international law
by the German government, was made
public by the State Department yesterday
in giving out the correspondence In the
matter, and a warning by the Belgian
government that neutral and allied pow
ere should warn their nationals against
the possible consequences that might arise
through transactions made with "agents
without valid power the Germans)."
lothing Sale O
w Spring Suits at an exceptionally I
e facing the new season with a t
e prices that will clear these suits
s. Note their classy lines. suiperior
on't believe we have ever been
Blue serges, mixed tweeds, prs
worsteds-English and conservative
sizes at the remarkable price of...
You can speed a day is has
good suits as these, and you won
equal at anywhere near this price.
and a dozen weaves and patters
from, at .....................
na-ie. new ' suits is at
Every one a winner. Lnlimited choir
of smart weaves and patterns, and yi
popular Trench models, pinch-back
Black, blue and pin stripes. Ver
fortable for hot weather. Going
lar than ever this season. Get
price is exceptional; you won't
for the same quality.
You cam save ammst as Un
in this sale.
BagmShkts and Drawus ..
Sa-abe Hose (aN eelmr). .
m's Athetic Usea Selb.. ..
Mem's 5hits, saft er if cufs.
m's Negiges Shkis........
Mmn's Mut Night Shirts ..
3m's Pajasas, pihk, bNue, gray
m's Sa.-e Shirts at eels
Mem's iguhe Garters......
Mem's Faey Vesis, novel p.tter
3AD1CgAT5 when ye5 I
tiaual seulsabs that yes camet ml
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sea. en ae oweu p..
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of tber ollasvt to aetami hutr. a
lermease: the laees. s an. waeve
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a- 'a t war te t-.
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out orb~haa to the Imamutasy to bs~eame
ase p ree Mt On hvd'earble ea.m
dad two ether ba. er isr t...ree.
Spend 10 Ceutel Don't Stay 8a
ius. Sick. Headachy.
Can't Harm You! Best Cathartic
for Men. Wo.e and
Enjoy life. Your system is Ued
with an accumaulation of bile aned
bowel poison, which keeps you bilil,.
headachy. disy. tegue coated, breath
bad ad stomach eour. Why don't you
get a 1a-cent box of Caearets at the
drug store and feel bully? Take Ca
carets tonight and enjoy the niceet,
gentlest liver ad bowel cleansing
you ever experienced. You'll wake up
with a clear head, clean tongue, lively
step, rosy skin and looking and feel
ng fit. Mothers can give a whole Cam
caret to a sick, ress. bilious. feverish
child any time-they are barnlae -
never gripe or sicken.-Adv.
idvantageous price. We bought
emendous stock, that must be
tailoring and generally smart
able to ofer so much sheer,
b $ s.50
a to select
e of dozens 5
u' find the
, dressy and co.
to be more pop.
duplicate it later
At Tremenduis SavIa a iu
has ye speed om feriag
.. . . . . . . . . . .$1.5
w;omderful yam.e fe.... $1.3
sen them. Here auetw e map
Fd pas up