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HAVE SUPPORTED THE RED CROSS; NOW BUY W. S. S. WHAT DO YOU WANT? LET THE WASHINGTON HERALD CLASSIFIED PAGE ACCOMMODATE YOU. NO. 4247. WIATHEK?FADL WASHINGTON. P. C.. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 1918. ONE CENT iSjarrKl FRENCH COUNTER-ATTACK ON 7-MILE FRONT; REGAIN LOST GROUND; TAKE 1,000 PRISONERS; AMERICAN FOCES CAPTURE VAST SUPPLIES % HERALD Generalissimo's Strategy, Courage, Leadership Wins Faith of AB. HAS AVOIDED CARNAGE Tactics Employed Only Way of Saving Thousands From Slaughter. General Ferdinand Foch, command* er-ln-chief of the Entente Allien, has won the supreme confidence of the 1'nited States Army General Staff. The strategy, courage and leadership with which the successive German on slaughts have been withstood Mince March 21st are declared to represent the most brilliant chapter of the war to date. The territory yielded and the bending of the line here and there, which at times caused misgivings, is now fully understood. The tactics employed have saved thousands of American, Brit iah and French soldiers from being slaughtered. It Is also regarded as the only sort of defensive by which the progress of the giant German war ma chine could have been held in check, fbwart .Mala Purpose. The main German purpose?to capture Paris and leave the British forces without support save that which must come from England, across the Channel?la believed to have been thwarted. The French reserves sent to support Gen. Haig and the British armies weeks ago. on the northern end of the line, have not been withdrawn. The armies with which Foch li now defending the thrusts at Paris, with, desperate resistance ?T1 fully outnumbered by the Germans, but are ghting vallently. It la not believed the teutons will ever reach the French capital. It is thought, however, they may get sufficiently close to Institute a harras.-itm- bom bardment of the city. It Is regarded as certain that the 1* rench morale, both civil and mill tary. will hold like steel in any event. Only this great confidence in the mettel of his soldiers and the spirit of the population would permit Foch to deploy his forces to such splendid advantage, accord ingto staff officers. The information that the British who are defending the channel are still strongly supported bv French reserves has not been printed before. It is said to account for the abso lute assurance with which the Eng lish staff have viewed the somewhat distressing events of the last few weeks. Foch Is being praised here, not so much because he has stood squarely behind the British, as for the risk of Inviting censure from his own people?the French-.n not employing more troops in the defense before Pans. It is admitted that in no other way could he have demonstrat ed the qualities of greatnes. essen to ,he Portion of generalissimo. _T_"e '? much more optimism m Washington now than ten days ago. At that time the Germans were mak pfw. ,'! ga,nsJ" th? direction of Faria. It was believed to be their purpose to take the capital and in d?'"* b'ea?= "P the French armies and cut cut off the British from any *?C*Pt that whlch ""Id be obtained from overseas , ?<> Prevent prompt support for Gen. Haig the pessimists pre dicted the German fleet w??M be En^'.'^i0 ""I1" ?"'PPins In the E*nglixh Channel more difficult. BrftUh Strvaffy Supported. It is still believed the Germans will soon send their army, head forces d f "Hr""1 bU"- aS"in!,t the forces defending the channel. But there is satisfying sense of se thlt va,sert- ln kn?wing J Tk *r? *tronKly sup ?n th? 3h,V,tack may b? made ?nfty of Abbeville or where the line affords a still nearer approach to Calais. The last thrust by the Germans be and N?y?n' though , .1^' over a hro?<l front, la not TherT ?,M " maJor offenalve. There could be no objective In the ?n thla "ec'or that .would decisive, it is asserted. The real purpose is believed to be an consolidate positions by bringing to gether the Picardy and AUne tattte areas and straighten the line for a later mass attack, if the present 18 "uoce?sful a drive could be made for Paris via A mien* nr channel with a great force. FEAR AUSTRIAN UPRISING. German Paperj Apprehensive That Revolution it Brewing. German papers are frankly rearful r.' %hev0lUt'0n '? br""n?r In Am Austro HunJ.IHr'M hop? that ,he r^n^Vhe'^on^Slc^Sr the Entente at th. br la Rome. invention jHis Philosophy Gives Direc tion Even in This War, Speaker Shows. Charlottesville, Va., June 11.?"In the philosophy of Jefferson. there is light and direction for every change and chance in human experience." said Secretary Josephus Daniels this after noon in addressing the graduating class of the University of Virginia. "His understanding of human aspira tions and his many-sided sympathies embraced all ranges of thought, com passed all systems of government, constituted him the counsellor of men seeking the best In every domain of life, and makes him today as much the brother of lovers of liberty as he was when he loved America and Trance into lasting friendship. "It is the glory of this university, born in the brain of Jefferson, that this mission has ever been, as ex pressed by its founder, 'for here we are not afraid of the truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.* " Painting Jefferson as a lover of peace, the Secretary of the Navy said: "No man has lived who worshipped more sincerely at the shrines of peace than Jefferson, and yet he wrote the document that has furn isned the shibboleths of every fight er for freedom for a century and a half. 1 abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind,' he wrote to Elbridge Gerry, in 1797. That sentiment, Iterated and re iterated during his life, was his passion. "What Jefferson asserted as es sential when a country is at war has been attested to in our day by President Wilson, who recently said that one year of war had ce mented us together as a nation more than a century or peace. "In what Is our confidence of victory today? It is found in two utterances of Jefferson as timely to day as when uttered. Writing to Gen. Shoe, he said: 'Whenever an appeal to force shall take place, I feel a perfect confidence that the energy and enterprise displayed by my fellows citizens in the pursuits of peace will be equally eminent in those of war/ "He appreciated that a country without a large military loroi would make errors and would require time for mobilization of its full strength, for he wrote in 1812 to Duaoc: The seeds of genius which na:ur* rows with even hand through every age and country, and which oi Jy need soil and season to germinate, will de velop themselves among our military men.' "Reverses came in thai war, but the 'seeds of genius' germinated in McDonough in the decisive victory of Lake Charaplain. though not till after military defeats on land had left our capital in ashes. Already these seeds have brought forth fruit in thia way, the earnest of the full fruition when American genius shall have fully mobilized American power to throw Its full strength and will "ictory fv?r the very principles to which Jefferson dedicated his wh^le life." SEAMEN OF 9 NATIONS DEMAND REPARATION 'Unite in Pact Against Service with Germans or Austrians. English, Italian. Russian. Belgian, Norwegian. Swedish. Dutch. i>sms and French seamen have all united in a pact to demand reparation from Germany for the high sea crimes com mitted by German and Austin l sub carine crews, acccording to an official French wireless received here yester day. The men are organizing and agree i n?t to serve with Germ .n or Aus j trian seamen aftor the war unless 'he crimes of the submarine crews are punished and Germany makes lepara tlon to the victims. Havolock Wilson, of the Great Company of English Sea men. and M. Rivelie. of the French Registered Seamen. hav? declared anew that all of the iioo-Teuion mer chant marines will stick by the declarations unanimously adopted at the London convention. Ihe allied and neutral seamen will also demand the dissolution of the Internitional union which now Includes the Teu tona BOARD WILL PASS ON WAR OBJECTORS Action in 600 Cases Will Depend on Hearings. A special board, named by Secre tary of War Baker, will vtait the cantonments, and hold hearings in the cases of 600 conscientloua ob jectors. The board will not have authority to dispose of the cases. but It !? understood that their re commendations will form the basis for action by the War Department. The board consists of Judge Ju iia? of Chicago, chairman; MaJ. P. R. Stoddard, and Dean Har lan F. Stone, of the Columbia Law, School The board has already con-i sldered several cases of men now at Camp Meade. They will visit the other training camps and later re turn to Washington, where they will review the evidence taken In court martials, and recommend general or Individual action. Although a large number of the objectors have willingly agreed to wear the army uniform, but have re r"M<s f?>nt line duty. It is under rwieewu' ***** ?m**" wU1 alao *1 THE GREAT OFFENSIVE stpol* V ) n**5 OOULLENS HOPKINS NAMED LABOR CHIEF IN BAKER'S OFFICE Dartmouth President Has < Broad Experience in Industrial Work. Secretary of War Baker early last night announced tha appoint ment of Ernest M. Hopkins, presi dent of Dartmouth College, to be assintant to the Secretary of War j in charge of industrial relations. The naming of Di1. Hopkins to the post formerly held by Felix . . Frankfurter, recently appointed 'labor administrator under Secretary ' of Labor Wilson, met with enthusi ? astic approval both in official clr I cles and among the representa ) tives of labor. it is generally j recognized that in Dr. Hopkins Sec . retary Baker has nflmod one of the ! strongest men in his group of ad j visors. ! Although the president of a great j educational institution. Dr. Hop kins la far from being of the so called professorial type. Moreover, he comes to the new position with a training in labor problems such j as few men in the United States have had. Has Kept Mill* Opea. For the past year he has been direc tor of labor for the Quartermaster'* Department and has shown rare abil ity in meeting the problems incident to keeping the mills engaged in work for his department free from laojr disturbances. His work has been marked by an ability to clearly state the principles and policies which should govern both employes and em ployers and by a fearlessness in car rying all differences to an issue and to final settlement. In his new posi tion he will direct the efforts cf the departments ordanca. . -luartermastcrs. aeronautics wui4 otner <l?***rtiacixts of the War D?partnirw?. : He will be responsible for preventing all loss of time through strikes in til i war supplies plants. He will be insisted by Maj. Byres H. Gitchell, formerly of the Chamber of Com-| merce of Detroit. i 1 Dr. Hopkins is not yet yra.-s old. | After his grsduation from Dartmouth ? ollepe he a"ted ?s secretary to I ivsi i dent Tucker of Dartmouth for sr?\eral j years and then became employment 5~"JUST f <# PAFffS This map shows the whole 250-mile front over which the greatest battle in history is being waged. The figure I is the Ypres front, where the German drive was checked in May. Fig. 2 is the Picardy front, between Arras and Amiens, where the fifth phase of the great battle may be fought. Fig. 3 is the Mont didier-Soissons front, which the Germans are trying to smash ffi. to flatten the line out toward the west. Fig. 4 shows the gain made in the first two days of the battle now being waged?the fourth phase of the offensive. Fig. 5 is the Marne front, where American marines, fighting gloriously, stopped the Germans at Chateau Thierry and are driving the enemy back. 300 COWBOYS CAUSE LEE EMBARRASSMENT More Answer Call Than Asked for; Accommodations Short. Petersburg, Va., June 11.?There are 300 men at Camp Lee whose position may require special action on the part of the War Department before they will know where they are at. Several weeks ago the War Depart ment sent word to various draft boards to recruit men for a veterinary school to be established at Camp Lee. The order called for 1,600 men. | Men came from all parts, * prlncl- ; pally from the cattle country of the great North and Southwest. The re- I suit Is a mbtley gathering of men J dressed in the garb of the plains, at the camp. When Adjutant Sturgess, in charge of this new school, called the roll yesterday, he found 300 more men than accommodation is provided for. When called before the officer these 300 men admitted they had not been called for service, but had paid their own expenses to accompany their pals to the range. Efforts to eliminate them by means of physical examina tions failed. These men from the plains, many of whom admitted they had spent their days and slept with the clouds for covering, qualified in every respect fpom the physical standpoint Now Adjutant 8turgesa is in a quandary. He will appeal to the War Department for a solution. AID FOR RUSSIAN RAILWAYS. | London. June 11.?The Imperial caMget met at noon today. ? LAND PLAN DISCLOSED. ILane Writes Details Giving Lots to Returned Soldiers. In a letter from Secretary of the Interior Franklin K. Lane to Pres ident Wilson, made public yester day are disclosed the details of the plan whereby it is proposed to have the government, at the close of the war, parcel out millions of acres of land to returning soldiers. Request for necessary legislation for the project has already been made to Congress by Secretary Lane. NEW WAR TITLES VOTED ON TODAY House conferees refused to agree with Senate conferees yesterday that Senate amendments to the $1, 500,000,000 naval bill, creating a lieutenant general and two major generals in the Marine Corps, and appropriating $9,000,000 for a nitrate plant were necessary. This action was not unexpected as the House conferees had already reserved vote on these amendments which were Inserted by the Senate. The House will vote upon the amendments af ter a report 19 made, probably to day. About $37,000,000 was changed by the conferees from cash appropria tions to authorisations, but this ac tion most be sustained toy tbe House manager for Win. Filen's store in Boston. His success in this work led to his accepting a similar post for the Amer ican Wood Company and later he acted for fhe Pacific Coast Telephone Com pany in the differences which led to mediation by the special board named by President Wilson. Following this work ho became labor manager for ihe Curtis Publishing Company and j shortly afterward was recalled to take the presidency of Dartmouth College. His selection for this post was un usual, since he held no scholar's de gree aside from that given him upon I graduation. I^ater he received the honorary degree of IJtt.D. from Am herst and the LL.D. from Rutgers and Colby colleges. BERLIN TALKS WAR AIMS. Amsterdam. June 11.?Berlin advices report a series of discussion i/i under way between the government and the high army command with regard to the declaration of war aims which Germany is expected to make shortly. Baron Burian. the Austro-Hungar ian foreign minister, is about to go to Berlin. Military Convention Delayed. l.ondon, June 11. ? Replying to a query in the House of Commons to day as to why the military conven tion signed in Washington on Feb ruary last was not completed, Sir Robert Cecil, member of the War Council, said that the American Sen ate desired that certain amendments be made./ The convention. Sir Rob ert added, was signed on June S and would be ratified as woa as poMibie. Battalion of Marines Take Part of Belleu Wood, Guns and Men. 2 HOURS FIRE FIRST Fierce Bombardment Pre cedes Dash to Victory; 350 Prisoners. With the American Army at the Marne, June II.?A battalion of American marines this morning took the northern halt of Belleu Wood, (nothwest of Chateau Thierry) capturing 350 Prussian and Saxon prisoners, including ten officers and two Krupp field guns of three-inch calibre, several huge Minenwerfers, as well as machine guns. The attack was delivered after two hours of preliminary bombard ment in which the allied artillery made the shell-shattered wood an. inferno for the Germans resting there. Germans Stunned. The furious American assaults found the Herman* stunned and reeling, ready to surrender. The American machine gunners inflicted the heaviest casualties upon the enemy. Owing to the excellent artillery preparation and the swiftness of the operation, the American casualties were light. The Germans launched an attack on Bouresches st 5 o'clock, but the as sault was smashed, thanks to the coolness of the American machine irunners and the accuracy of the artillery. German Naval Officers Recalled, Rumor. Reports received from Switzer land yesterday say that all Ger man naval officers have been re called from Switzerland and other neutral countries, and that reports of a new German naval offensive are being spread broadcast follow ing the interview with von Tirpitz in which he said the Kaiser's ships would drive the English from the sea after the armies had driven the allies beyond Paris. The State Department Is without information that anything more is behind the*#* rumors th^n was in many similar ones that have preced ed them. Woman Correspondent Now on Battlefront. With the American Army in France, June 1.?The first real woman coire spondent has just visited the Ameri can front and went as far as the ten der-hearted commanders of the Imne ville sector would permit her. She is Miss Cecil Dorrien, of Newark. N. J. She wore a uteel helmet which fl'vd I'ecomingly over her short locks and ? nrried the regulation gas mask. She made her way towards the front ac companied by a press officer, climbed a ladder into an observation post like a sailor and watched the artillery. Miss Dorrien expressed regret that she was unable to visit the front line. Previously she had been put througn the gas mask drill. A representative of a Portuguese newspaper is 00w visiting headquar ters, and two English correspondents are now attached permanently. French and Japanese correspondents had previously visited the front. Losses of Germans Now Enormous. By KHMXr P. ORR. (Staff Correspondent of I. X. g.) Paris. June 11. ?The losses the Gel mans are suffering in the present drive are described by correspondents at the front as almost fantastic. The Germans are living up to their boas' that they would waste 1,.">00.<XM) men to reach Paris. Constantly fresh divisions, called up from all parts of the Western front, are thrown into ihJ baitlc. The Teu ton advance is most ?ericu3 below Rihecourt, where the Germans are exchanging mounds of dead for bits of French soil. The Paris military critics believe the German aim Js a vast encirclement of the forests of Compeigne and Villcrs Cotterets. and to reach the Cre:! ben lis-Mcaux line in order to b???ibard Paris. The enemy's masses are densest be tween Bethencourt and Vigr.emont, converging in the direction of Com peigne. The French press emphasizes that the Amiens offensive was launched on a 60-mile front, the later drive toward the Marne on a Vl-mile line, while the present push is only on a 20-mile front. Marcel Hutin, the military critic, writes: "Two fresh divisons of Prussian guards and two of Crown Prince Rupprecht's Bavarian divisons have had to be withdrawn because of the heavy losses.*' The Echo de Paris says: "The Germans have thrown their whole strength into the present strug gle. counting upon ending the war by the end of the month. We must not be surprised if the enemy now also throws his naval strength into the struggle simultaneously with a great attack on the British front." CONGRATULATES GREEKS. Premier Clemenceau has telegraph ed to Premier Venezelos of Greece his congratulations over the victory of the Greek troops in Macedonia on May 30. "Our soldiers who are heroically fighting against the invaders of French toil salute their valient com rades of the Greek army who are ad ding a glorious page to the history of their ?mtn," M. Lieutenant Yank Kills HunGunners, Returns with Gun One young American lieutenant haa discovered a new way to knock out German machine guns. Here's hia recipe: Walk into the wooda where the gun ia bothering the Tankee troops. Kill the crew with your revolver. Bring the gun back on your shoulder. He actually did It. according to the account of Henri Bidou. mili tary critic of the Paris Journal, sent here in an official French wireless message yeaterday. M. Bidou marvels at the courage and initiative of the American troopa. He also apeak* of the strctrher bearers. They frequently give first aid to the wounded in the midat of terrific fire before removing them to the dressing stations, he says. Official Reports From War Front AMERICAN. Cspture of 250 prisoners of whom three were officers and consider able material by American forcea northwest of Chateau Thierry, was announced last night in the offi cial communique from Gen. Persh ing. The communique followa: "North west of Chsteau-Thierry we were again successful in ad* vancing our positions in the Belleau Wood. We captured 250 prisoners of whom three were officers, and considerable material, including a number of machine guns and trench mortars. "In the Woevre our batteries ex ecuted effective neutralization and harassing fire.'* FRENCH. I Tarfs. June 11.?Belloy Wood and Moulin have been recaptured by the I Frenc h. A thousand prisoners were f tak#?n by them. says the official | night communique. I The French launched a vigorous (counter offensive on a front of seven and ? half miles between Rubes court and St. Msur (on the French left) and reached the Lefretoy I heights. The Germans were push i ed back from the Hoges Farm and from Dauthenil. The Americans this morning cap tured the Belleau Wood, taking 39# prisoners,, the war office announced tonicht. I M'iny puns also were captured by Lthe French. The French reached | the southern outskirts of St Maur. Heavy losses were inflicted on the Germans. Note.?Belloy Wood Is southwest of Noyon. Belleau Wood, which the Americana captured, la north west of Chateau Thierry. On the French right the Germans gained a foothold in the village of Machemont 'two and a Mlf miles southwest of Ribecourt). Violent attacks on Chavincourt, however, were repulsed. Possession of Beth ancourt village is being disputed in bitter fighting The text of the night commuiiljue follows: "The battle continued today be tween Montdklicr to the Ol--v "On our left, our troops. sup^->rtcd by tinks, counter attacked this after noon on a 12-kilometcr (seven a*?d a half miles) front between Rubedcouri and St. Maur. "Despite fierce resistance we reach ed the southern outskirts of l?e Fre toy, took the height between Cour cellcs and Mortemer and tarried our line more than two kilometers fone and a quarter miles) east of Mery "We also retook Belloy and f ?nli? wood and reached the southern out skirts of St. Maur. "The enemy suffered heavy losses and left more than l.ono prisoners an<i mntiy machine guns in our hand* *'ln the center the Germ-ns. whi had succeeded in pushing as fsr as Hoges farm and Dauthenil. were thrown ba *k from these point* hx- our troops in concert with neighboring units. "On our riKff the enemy Increased his p.e>sjre and sought to gain the Halz \ alle\. "He launched several violent at tacks on Chevincourt, which were re pulsed. "The enemy c^'.ned a f-otinz in Machement. Possession of Uothcii court is b-?rg disputed. "South rf th?i Ourcq American troops brii.inn iv captuivl Belleau wood this morning, making 3-jl pria oreis.** BRITISH. London, June II.?A total of 2!* pris oners including five officers were taken in last night's British raid at Morlancourt (below Albert*, tonights report from Field Marshal Haig says. There is nothing further to report fiom the British front, it adds. Credit Education Prize to Daniel H. Reichgut a Daniel H. Relchgut was awarded first prize of IK) in the >essay contest conducted annually anions? Business High School students in the credit education course under the auspices of the Washington Association of Credit Men. Marion Tow lea was giv-n se end prize of 35 and Bessie I^enovits v. as given honorable mention by the com mittee of judges, of which Frank W. White was chairman. The prise* were awarded yesterday by Josh.ia Xvar.s, Jr., on behalf of the association. Plans to perfect and enlarge its credit education course are beiu_ ma tared by U* local credit associauon. Prussian Staff ui Drive lor Compeigne Hurls Le gions to Death. CENTER AT RffiECOURT Foe, 9 Miles Now from Rail head, May Use Heavy Ordnance. In the desperate drive for tb? railroad center of Compitgut, thg Prussian' officers, realizing that the fate of the crown prince's army in the Mirne salient may hang in the balance, are hurling their troops to the slaughter with a reckless abaisdon equalled only by their six months' fruitless ef fort to win Verdun for the crow* prince in 1916. Last night the German center rested at Ribecourt, a scant nine miles from Compiegne, a distance which will permit of bombardment of the railroad cen ter by heavy ordnance. But th? toll exacted of the attacking forces gives small reason for fear lhat Compiegne can be taken. A* yet there are no definite figure* of the strength available to the German attacking force. Fifty nlvtalawa Re*dy. ' I.ste figure*, however, support th* belief that fifty divisions weie or ganised for the drive. Estimates of the number of Gtrman divisions u?e<l in the last three days vary, sow# well-informed observers plating the figure* at thirty divisions, or approx imately <?.'?? men It Is not easy to believe, however, that sucha gT*at number as this have been under Br*, although all reporf agree that ttm tier man losses have been the great l?t Tor a like period slncejheoprn I ing of the German offeneliaBBW??? G ranting that the I eighty divisions availableifor his of fensive. It is entirely that they can take rompeigne but !of this figure implies that they wTO , use evei y res-t ve ,livi?i"" _ . 'it Is more reasonable to believe that 1 their man <"??" MontdWIer Novon fltmt is linn'. d to ' l>_ ? - ! sions. It is also reasonable to ilieve that they have used the better half Of these In the advance made to : date. And the remaining nina miles ' to Competgne present many natural ' obstacles. Including much high ground, land woded heights. In view of the I pressure being crested to the east i on the Mame and the increasing evi j dence that the HiBsh forces to the ' north are anxious to break the front ] opposed to tchm. there is slight reason to bel'eve that the million and more men represented by eighty German divisions can be spared for the opera ? tion now being attempted. i Advices received here yesterday i state that the French forces are using machine guns for counter bar rate* with deadly effect anion: th* assaulting parties Evidence grows that In the last few months the al lies have added to their stores of ma chine cuns greatly. The work e.f the American gunners at Cantignv j and at Chateau-Thierry with their Hotchkiss quick-firers has been re markable. Allied officers who wlt I nessed the tests of the Browning guns at French testing ranges ate I confident that the new weapon will i he even more powerful than the Hotchkiss Crista Taw The machine nun as now ised. calls for the establishment on the flanks of nests of gun* which fire st an angle and toward the center of th* attacking forces By this method of attacking waves are enfiladed from each flank, the stream Of bullets of I the defenders taking the courts of th* sides of the Invented liter V. The at tacking force is thus cut off from re enforcements and the assaulting party is killed either In sitemptlng to ad vance or In the effort to retreat through the machine gun barrage. The present engagement yesterday entered Its crisis which will not pass for at last thirty-six hours. It would appear, however, that th* allies have 1 the situation well in hand. American Airmen Score Further Victories. Further victories of America* aii men in the French srmy are re ported in official French wirele** dispatcl.es received yesterday. David K. Putnam. of Brooklyn. has brought down three enemy ma chines. been mentioned twice ia the orders of the day. received th* military cross, and been promoted to sergenat. He has a total of six victories to his credit. He hss not yet been transferred to the American army. ljieut. ?ewal! Is reported to hava brought down a Germsn after a long flight, end Aviators Stanley and Vail are each credited with a vic tory. Child's Death Accident, Coroner's Jury Finds. \ verdict of death due to an tin a voidable ?cedent wm returned yesterday by the coroners Jury In vestigating the death of Wendell Winston, an 8 year old negro bo* who was killed Mondsy when bl? I chest was crushed by a Red Cross I ?mbulance operated by Mrs. Alice M. Roach. While the machine was backing Into a garage near Six teenth and M street, northwest _ The boy wa? plsyin* in the alley when Mrs. Ttoach backed the machine and pinned the automobile and a brick waa Th. boy was rushed ts the hospital HI iied a abort !?*??? -??