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MOTOR LINES START MAY i WHl Reach Virginia Farms Within 40 Miles of Capital. "V'aravsrs, let the auto track bria*. your ? rodees to Washington! Mer ; chants, let the motor truck carry your supplies to the farmers!" ! This, in substance, is the alosan o? the Rural Motor Riprese Service sad Return Load Bureau, twin brother* in the cause of conservation, which -will begin on May 4. the systematic ?transportatioa ot *sod aa* dairy ? products from large productive areas! Hi nearby Virginia so Washington, and the reciprocal return to these ? areas from the Capital of the neces sary supplies and Impremente of the I farmer. rleaa.n er Pee* Caief. The introduction of the Rural Mover Kxprese Service, which, la expected to , bring the source of supply more quickly near the seat of demand, each end of the economical compass In this instance being both giver and taker, is largely the result of efforts made by local Food Administrator 1 < rarvnce R. Wilson, who perfected plans for the same with the help of the highways transport committee of llie Council of Nations: Defease. |'r.-.H? for working ont the details -of the Return Load Rureao, an al most irulispens&bjle feature of the ? whole undertaking, foca to President A. L. Sinclair, of the Washington .''her?ber of Commerce, who has put Thomas Grant, secretary of the cham ? ????. in charge of the bureau's head '?luarttri. located at ?11 Twelfth street northwest. Will Devele? Pavai Sapas?-. Quite ?lualiy important as bav ins a lert-e share of responsibility . for the soheme, was the necessity ? of tapping and developing the pro vi rgions hereabouts as a ? .. jn* nt source of supply for Ita sake as well aa for the sake of great t nter of consumption ' hi re. Salutary relations of suea. a ?>> -tern of di-liveries and counter deliveries such as making possible a more efficient utilization of farm labor for the purposes of produc tion rather than for the usual inef 't method of large number? ef PACKING HOUSE LABOR DISPUTES ARBITRATION ? controversy betweea the eea ploys? and owners of sixteen iudv pendent packhri ho use? in St. Louie, Mo, nod ??at at LouU sad Alt??). JH.. ha? been aetUed. Use Depart ?a aa? of Labor announced laet a hall Uninterrupted nroduo tien durine- the war 1? assured la an agreement reached through Canunisatrmer? of CencHiatien <*IU. , Nelson and Benjamin. A threaten ed strike involving several thou sand men was averted. - All matters of dispute arising hereafter in the St. -Louis district will be amicably settled on the bash? of Judge Alschuler's awards In the Chicago pacifias bouse case la the face of strong; agitation in favor of ? walkout for the past several week?, department's con ciliators were able to keep the men at their posts. Labor Sapubles of the packing in dustry, itjw are in good shape, it was said at the department. farmer* hauling- slowly many rela tively light loads to market, were toreasen rey the pioneers of the project. The schedule of the motor ex press service, as far as yet planned, cans for the opening of three dis tinct routes on Monday. May 4. On this day a ?mall chain of auto trucks will start from Leesburg, Itidiileburg and Bristol In Virginia with Washington as their objec tive. The towns lying between all three places will, of course, form a part of the trucks' itinerary. Fol lowing Is the schedule: Rentes und frsaedalee. Leesburg Rural Motor Kxpress will leave Leeaburg. Loudoun Coun ty, at ? a. as. May 4. traveling over the Leesburg pike to Tyson's ear ners, thence via Chain Bridge to v. ashingtoti. returning the same ilar over the same route. One way distance, forty miles. The MTddle Rural Kxpress leaves the same day and the same hour from Middleburg via Aldfe. Chan tilly, Fairfax and Tyson's Corners to Washington, returning over the itiu route en the same day. One way distance, thirty-eight miles. The Bristol-Manassas Rural Ex prese will travel by Oenterville, Fairfax, Alexandria, returning the same way and on the same day. One way distance, thirty-nine miles. under the plan, a farmer located out of seed, fertilizers or Incurring ?a unexpected breakdown of ma chinery, can instantly telephone, either through the county mer chant or direct to the source of supplies in the city, and order ma terial to be ?hipped hack to him that afternoon via the particular express route on which his farm lies. "TO HELL WITH VALUES; GIVE ?S BUSHELS!" ? "T - ? a. a. ? Roger Babson Is Quoted; He Urges Production and Again Production. Detroit. Mach., April 25.?Produc tion, not profits. Is the only barome ter of service rendered by the mai ufacturer or wage-earner during the war, Roger W. Babson, chief of the Inquiry'and education division of the United States Kmployrpeat Service. Department of Labor, told the World's Salesmanship Congress In a message sent by him from Washington. The message was read at last night's session of the con gress by Lucius C. Shedden. Penta DmtarJsaa? Pactar. Price axing, Babson declared, will be Of no avail if there Is In sufficient production of food and fuel. The statistician aald that lack of personal contact and acquaint ance between employers and em ployes and too much emphasis upon "profits" are the two chief disturb ing factors In war production. He said la part: "During peace times, protts doubtless wore the beat available barometer of service; bot they are not so doing war times. Production is the only barometer of service now. Our great mistake Is that ' we have gouo so long without die covering a means of creating In all a great desire to produce. Fixing of profits will never create more food or'frieL If there Is not enough ?ood or coal produced, what does it matter what prices are? The : real Job before our Chamber of ! Commerce and our labor unions is ! to discover some Incentive which will give all our employers and all ! worker? a joy In their work. -to Meli with \ alar*.-? "To hell with value??give us bushels!' should be the motto of both capital and labor from now on. Only under this motto will we keep . away real famines during the com- . lng winter. "If there Is not enough food to go around, what does it matter what prices are? Coal prices were fixed last winter, out the low prices for coal did not keep us warm, "ideals and dreams are nothing unless backed up- by character, in telligence and industry." Six reasons ? . THEY ARE GOING TO FIGHT! ARE YOU GOING TO HELP BY BUYING LIBERTY BONDS? WHY if s a good friend: 1 2 3 4 5 g Steadies nerves Allays thirst Aids appetite Helps digestion Keeps teeth cle? Ifs economical Keep the soldiers and sailors supplied! Three avors THt! ??s*?? vPA>r?EO m dna Chew it after every meal The Flavor Lasts! H*Ur Ok, ?? Fw?RejJiayglityM The wild, wild women tova got ten Foreign Minister von Kuehl maan, of Ucrtnany, Into a libel suit. The pen-Oerman organ, Deutehe? Zeitung, under the head ing, "The censor of pea-Oerman conduct," asserted that when Von Kuehlmann was in Bucharest try in? to straighten out the Balkan troubles he lived a "double life" and was habitually ?a the company of the demimonde of the wickedest capital In Europe. Chancellor 11. riling has ordered the prosecu tion of the paper. But the enemies ef Von Kuehl mann, according le diplomatic dispatches received here yesterday, bava not stopped ?A public hints. They are reported to nave whis pered stories ef his gay Ufe at Uueharcst into the pria ine? t ear In Burope?that of tike Utrman Ero presa. She is said to have promptly as sumed that the chancelier did not have ha* mind oa diplomacy and hence was responsible for the en tanglements Involving Russia, Ru mania, 1'krainia, Turkey and Bul garia, all ef wanes -diplomatic rep resentative???nrj ladle??were In Bucharest when the foreign min ister was there. Aa a result of these entanglement? Von Kuehl-. mann's removal from office has been vigorously demanded. -BUT BOM? ENTHUSIASTIC WAR WORKER AT GAYETY Mist Cochran Sells Liberty Bond? 'and Raises Red Croas Funds. Miss Eleanor Couliran. who is starring In "The Golden Crook" company, playing this week at the Hayety Theater, Is Justifiably proud of her r?putation as an enthusiastic war worker. Me has been Instru mental in securing a number of mM?? km: i \UU ? IM mi w BuhscrlptloBB to til*? three liberty ?puna ati'i. together with the girls ??G her company, has collected thou sand!? of dollars for the Red Cross and the Soldiers* Tobacco -Fund. Mips Cochran hag a food voice. r.ri'1 the trio of Ninger*. composed of herself, IJilly Arlington end Carl Taylor, is one of the leading at tractions of "The <-nldr?n Crook." Misa Cochran has been on the burlesque Map:** for eifrht year*. She ? was play ing in a i^ondon theater for two years immediately preced ing the war. -m;r bonds CAMP MEIGS BOYS HAVE THEIR "JOE" He's a Regular Pup That Hates Dachshunds. Knlisled men at Camp Meigs had their heart.s gladdened yesterday when they were presented with an official mascot in the form of a magnificent Scotch collie dog by C. G. van Kmons, residing formerly at 1301 East Capitol street, who contemplates going to France in pome capacity or other. It appears that Joe, as the dog la known, has been a household pet for some time, and it was his owner's de sire that the animal should be left in good care. In order to bo on the safe side, Mr. van Kmons left $J with the Y. M. C. A. secretary with which to renew Joe's license when it expires. An informal reception was accorded the new mas cot last night. Tonight there will be a big patriotic meeting in the Y. M. C. A. auditorium at Camp Melgs, which will be ad dressed by Representative Tom HerHn, Df Alabama, and Robert O. Klrkwood. an eloquent Westerner. Next Sunday morning Senator How ard Sutherland, of Virginia, will ad dress the soldiers of Camp Mclgs on the subject of "What Changes t he War Will Bring About in America." --BUY. BUNDS CONFERENCE AGREES UPON WOOL PRICES Rates Charged in July. 1917. Fixed as Normal Profit. After Ion?? conferences yesterday uelween the woll (rowers and the price fixing- committee, of the War Industries Board, it was announced that the government had decided ipon fixing the price of wool the same is It vii on July 30. 1917. Walter 8. Brooking?, chairman of the committee, came te the figure tfter going ever the eomplet? pro em of production and manufacture, rhe figures will now be submitted to he manufacturers and they. It la inderptood, are generally willing to lake only proper margin of profit >n the finished product to the con lumers. As In the case of steel and coal, n'ool will be furnished to the con sumer at the same price that it is ?lven to the government. -BUY BONDS NAMING GENERAL WILL FACE COURT-MARTIAL Brig. Gen. Arthur B. Donnelly.' tommnmling the Sixty-ninth Mis turi brigade, at Camp Mills, N. Y., vili be tried by court-martial on the :harge of having participated In card tames for money with junior officers mil with having countenanced the ervlng of liquor to officer? at these tames. An official repart, covering a ?-eliminary Investigation of the hargea and recommending a court nartial has been approved by Sec? etary of War Baker. Mr. Baker took the action in face if strong Influences brought to bear ?y Republican and Demorcratlc .mem *r? of Congres? alike, la behalf of ien. Donaelijr. TEN MILLION TO BE SPENT FOR HOUSING Shipping Board Will Build Whole Towns for Workers. Seven ble housing projects for ship yard workers at Hog Island. New port News. Camdsn. N. J., Chaster and Bristol, Pa., Sparrows Paint? Baltimore, and Wilmington, N. C? to cost about 510,000,000, went an nounced last night by th? G nlted Stata? Shipping Board. Probably th? most sxtsnslv? of these will be th? n?w town for ship workers n?ar Csmdsn. N. J., to ac commodate th? workers at the Nsw York Shipbuilding Company there and those at the Jersey Shipbuilding Com pany and th? Pennsylvania Ship building Company, in Gloucester, N. J. Between 12.600.000 and $-.500,000 will be spent on this new community, which will be known as Haddon Township. The city of Camdsn, wltM which the new town will ha Incor porated, la ready to spend SB?.one in building schools, firs station? and sewerage and water works. Another approximate tSS.000 will be ?pent by the Shipping Board in street improve ments, playgrounds, parks end other modera city features. Contracts already have been let for the construction of SOT houses there, at an average cost of tt.ufo, mostly of brick, built both detsohed ?nd in rows. The work of clearing th? ?It? will begin next week, ?nd the town will be reared 10 swift completion within ninety day?. An extension of the exiiting electric car linea to thl? new ahipworkers' community will be undertaken by the noveri.mt nt at an estimated cost of 1 riS.o?. and some additional tranapor tution facilities will be arranged for those who work In the nearby town of Gloucester. Rental and selling values will con form to the prevailing local rates, and the houses will be sold only to ship builders. If a shipbuilder decides to buy sn equity in his home and pay for It la small rent payments, all Income from the rent above the fixed charges will be applied to th? principal. In fact. If the shlpworker who buy? a nous? finds after the war that It la worth les? than h? paid for It, restitu tion will he made en the bada ef a reapportionment two year? after peace is declared. If it is worth more, he alor.e will profit by its Increased value. The next pretentious township project of the board 1? at Newport, where ll.260,0no will be ?pent. Detali? of that housing scheme, however, are not yet complete, nor are tho*t at the other placea mentioned, except at Sparrow'? Point, Baltimore, for the ; Bethlehem yard workers, for whom h hug? community structural unit will ? be built. -BUT BONDS LIBERTY HUT TO BE DEDICATED TONIGHT Address by Former Ambassador | Gerard Feature of Program. The entire U. S. Marine Band will play tonight at the dedicatory exer risea for the suditorium of Ijberty Hut. formerly the Billy Sunday tab ernacle, when James W. Gerard, for mer ambassador to Germany, will de liver an address. Secretary of State Laneing will pre side and Bishop Alfred Hardiin will pronounce the Invocation. William Knowing Cooper, war work secretary of the T. M. C. A. in the Washington district, will speak briefly. All tickets for th? tavernscle have been exhausted for several days, so strong was ths demand to bear th? former ambassador'? experiences dur in? the last months of America's peaceful relations with Germany. Only the auditorium is being dedi cated at this time. It will be in im continually from now on. Several weeks will be consumed In making repairs which will make available for men In uniform a library, rest room. ??? other facilities for recreation and entertainment. -?G? BONDS BURLESON'S FRIENDS PULL TEETH OF PROBE Postmaster General Burleson was assured yesterday afternoon of a "friendly investigation" of mall serv ice to soldiers In France. The in rrniry was taken away from the Postal Expenditures Committee and civen over to the Post office, and rostroads Committee, which is friend ly to the department. Chances that the inquiry would be riropped altogether were denied by members of the latter committee. The vote on transferring the Investiga tion was 15* to 151. on frankly pro mu! anti-Burleson lines. Bay Bonds ,*J| and Hinder Hindenburg! O Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Chans? of Terminals AT New York City Oa and after Sunday, April 28, 1918, all Baltimore and Obi? patienter tra?as between Washington aad New York will arrive at and depart from PENNSYLVANIA STATION, 7th Avenue aad 33nd Street. Connection! to and frost downtown New York will be made by the Hudson and Man hattan Railroad by tube con nections to aad from HUDSON TERMINALS, ???rllandt and Charca Streets. Armais ef tra?as at New York terminals will be practi cally the tame as at wisset, See ticket agents for details. Two Women Doing Duty in France Are Killed by Hun Nearly IM women now hare been assigned to do T. M. C A. war work among the American tro??? In Frana?. The report of the death by a Oar man ?hell of Mia? Marlon C. Gran deli, formerly of Davenport. Iowa, aa American canteen worker at T?ul. marked the ?econd death of a woman association worker abroad. Another Woman Kined. The first Y. M. C. ?. woman work er to be killed by a Oerman bomb waa Mia? Wlnona C. Martin, of Rockvllle Center, I. f. Mia? Cran? dell alto waa killed by a Oermaa ?hell. Ml?? Crandell nad ?pent year? In France. She ?poke French fluently. She had taught the language at lit. Catherine'? School. Davenport, Iowa Being without dependents, she had' volunteered for service at the front She was 4? years old. Bo close are the women associa tion worker? to the front of the line that they have heen provided with gas raa?fc? In describing her work one of them wrote recently "To get to the canteen you wade through frightful mud of the con sistency of fudge before it ?ata. Then you aland at a counter for hour?, serving hot chocolate to a crowd so dense that there lan't any time for conversation. The men want to be talked to and thay wait for you to aay something to them A good many nave bean np to the front ?nd thay want to tell about it It, I? not so much what they aay that Is significant aa what they don't aay." ?Ine and Cry tot? l allers. Blue and gray ha? been adopted a? color? for the new Y. M '-'? A Coal Miners Asked to Work Liberty Hay, at Srhutioa Deaunds It Because of the necees?it for get ting out nil the coal paesibIr. Dr. Harry A. Oar a? Id. Um Fuel Admia istrator. y ?eterna y acni tele? raro? U> coal operator? and mine work era* officials arglag them to con tinue the operation of the mine? to day. Liberty Loan L>a> "I have consulted wltb President Wilson," he wired, "who le quite willing that miners should con tinue at work wherever cars are available, on the ?round that loel I? a basic necessity and ilial tins labor will not be regarded as con trary to his proclamation." service uniform for ?omen. TV outfit include? e gisy whipcord skirt and' coat, a blue and gray hat. two shirtwaista. either blue or% white flannel; one blur necktie, ear blue woolen mufflet, four cantee? overall apron? ?nd two caps ?THEY SHALL NOT PASS" _If You Buy LIBERTY BONDS Waists for All Occasions! A Large Display of New Blouses Attractively Priced fro? $6.00 to $1.00. New Showing of Flesh, White and Black Tab Silk Blouse, m Tailored aad Frill Styles. Sites to 46 Specially Priced $2.25. Crepe de Chine Blouses ?with the new ?oit frill or models with the new Tuxedo collar, also square neck models, daintily lace trimmed and embroid- _??} ?? ered. Specially priced KM, $3.98 and.$O.LO Exquisite Georgette Crepe Waists $3.98 in flesh and white. One model has new square neck, satin collar ind satin-trimmed cuffs with front of blouse daintily embroidered. Specially Priced. Other Models up to $6 00 Hundred* of Lingerie Waiata on Sale at $1.00. ?consisting of tailored waists in striped madras or dimity; dainty voile waisU trimmed with insertion and tucks and large collars; striped and cross-bar voiles, finished with pleats and large buttons. Diese waists show all the newest style features. Sizes 38 to 46 f> ? ?a Specially priced at. Ol.UU Silk and Wool Sweaters for Spring aad Summer Wear. Sweaters of mercerized fiber, made with large collar and turn back arris, pearl buttons and wide sash; in Copen and ?P OC white trimmed only. Specially priced.?????/0 Silk Sweaters Made with large collars, fancy buttons, pockets and wide sash; in purple. Copenhagen and emerald. f"7 ?A Specially Priced. Ol .DU Shetland Wool Sweaters ?in new models, made with large collar and wide sash of con trasting or self-color; in Nile blue, purple and salmon. ?*7 ?IQ Specially priced at $7.98 and.#1? *1?7 Latest Modeled Tailored Skirts for Spring ?of cloth or silk; distinctly new models; novelty silk poplin skirts. in navy and black; made in newest gathered effects with wide beh finished with pearl buckle. tfj G f\Q Specially priced at $6.98 and. %>D.?70 Bine and Black Skirts ?Gathered models trimmed with buttons, pockets and belts: made of all-wool serge and gabardine. (C Aft Specially priced at $?.98 and.f??? Other Skirts in novelty stripes and checks; also plain ?? CA colors. Specially priced at $6.98. $5.49, $2.98 and ?J>?.DU fc*^ Bendheim's Department Store 543-543% 8th Street S. E. - : - Next to Corner of G Street Buy Liberty Bonds AND Keep Him Smiling! Where to Dine Liberty Day New England Lunch 1 A LA CARTE Steaks Chops Salads and Tasty Entrees EXCELLENT CUISINE_QUICK SERVICE Moderate Prices , Homemade Strawberry Shortcake, the kind mother used to make. New England Lunch SLVstN"