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AND NAVY MEN TO MARCH HERE Pageant July Fourth Will Be Gathering of ?Allied Visitors. JOAN OF ARC A FIGURE Cordial Spirit of France and America Expressed in One Episode. Invited by the State Department. 11*0 foreign soldiers and sailors ?HI march in the Democrat Triumphant pajeant to be Riven here on the even ing of the Fourth of July. AU these troop? must come on spe cial ln*ritatlon of the State Depart ment, h?*cause they are not allowed to enter the territory of another nation than their own without Invitation. Most of them are quartered on ?hipa of their own nations In Atlantic ports. These soldiers and sailors will act as guards and participate In the action or the play of their own country, then march at the head of their own section of the great parade. Preach anal Italian Sailers. Four French officer? and 10? French .allots from a warship will come to Washington. They will probably ar ri? e in Washington on July 1. Eight naval otBcers from Italy will hrtng 1? Italian sailors from a ship in a nearby port. Twenty-seven men from the Cana illen cavalry win ride In the big pro cession, and 138 British sailor? will come here from a warship. Twenty Belgian? who have seen service at the front will come from New Tork. Poland will send twenty officers who have also seen service. Franck Baa?! Will Play. Joan of Arc will be a central flg me of the French section of the pa geant, whleh will be staged In front of the Agricultural building. She will enter on luirseback follow ed by groups of girls representing ?he old province?? of France. The French band will play old French air*, during her entry. Gradually Joan and her companions, the old provinces, which were joined to gether in old time by her, will fall to the back of the stage. The spirit of modern France com ing from one side of the great stage meets the spirit of America advanc ing from the other side. They Join half way and hold between them a banner bearing the two dates of French aiti to America and of Amer ican nid :o France. February ?. 177S, -nd April *. 1S1T. As they em Sis.-a and the provinces gather ?bout Iken two black-robed figures approach them. They are Alsar?? and Lorraine. America, and France take them in to the midst o? the provinces. Happy boys ami girls circle around the -???up singing the otd French song "Sur le Pont d'Avignon."? The nurses and sailors who form the background of the group strike up the "Marseillaise." I.lhcrlaa Fpixo.lc. Th.? entire chorus for Liberia in. ih? pagean?] and all of the groupa repi ?-? r; ; -'g Liberia will meet In der il.--ir several directora at the r>unb*.r H ah School today at 3:S0, First and ? streets northwest, and ???morrow ?*n ?he south steps of the new National Museum at 7:30 p. na ?t la hoi??, r! that the chorus of 300 of last Sunday will be doubled. W. H. Tibbs. director of the Llberian chorus. Bud ?.ilbert "Wilson, of Quan tico, general director of pageant music, will be present t?? lead the ?inali rehearsals. At a nueting of the T. M. C. A. i'iSt Wednesday evening, th.- follow ing committees were appointed to ? the work being done by iha colored community secretaries for the pageant, in the presentation of Liberia's episode. ?Jeneral Conin-.ittee; John R. Hawkins, chairman: Thomas W. Turner, secretary; R? v. William A. Taylor, treasurer. Publicity: R. W. Thompson, chairman: Prof. J. W. Cromwell, .1. Finley Wilson. W. ?.'alvin Chase. R. E. lVlham. A. F. Hilyer. Ways and M?ans: R. A. Tucker. .b.iiiman: M. ??rant Lucas. W. W. ?"ohran. ?. w. <~*ook. B. !.. McLaurin. M.-s. Jennie Gt?-wn. Mr?. ?. K. Bruce. Properties: Benjamin Washing ton, ?-it?? : rnian; H. K. Bak*-r. J. C. Bruce, Rev. W. H. Manoko, I. A Benn?tt. Musi?: Marcus Dale, chairman; C. W. Tignor. Frank Willis. H. R. Queenan. Art: Mrs. Carrie S. Watson, chair man. Misses S. V. Jenninga. J. G. Weaton, H T. GlUum, Martha Crom well. Transportation: Dr. Charle? H. Marshall, chairman; Dr. James R. Wilder, Charles H. Stockton. Rev. R. C. Richardson. Dr. P. W. Price. ?1. W. Mason. B. R. James. Dr. R. A. ?'ollina. Dr. J. W. Mitchell. Walter ... Abram?, C. W. Warren. T. T. Rhine. Collins Chloe. Charles Clark. Dr. R. W. Browne, Dr. W. ?ft, War fleld. Dr. Willis Jones. Every Man Is a S _Who Fs Maximum Efficiency Is Every one's Solemn Doty. The testing time has arrived. Every man. woman and child in this country is being called upon to do their utimtst. in their own particu lar way. to help their country In a time of stress. Whatever your occupation or line of business, it Is your duty to give your very beat efforts in everything you undertake. Efficiency Is the word of the hour, end the person who fails to give the very best he is capable of, will fall far short of his solemn obligation. Of course you are not only will ing, but anx.uus. to do your best. Tou are glad to b? able to contrib ute the moat efficient ?ervlce of ?rhich you are capable. Just as every other good citlsen Is. And prac tically every one will be called upon to do ?omething. to perform some task, that will be of importance in the great conflict that is now upon us. First of all. It Is your duty to keep your physical condition In the best possible shape, so thst yon will not only escape illness which will make you a burden, but in or der that your efforts may at all time? be at your country's service, tad Uja maximum of your capacity. Prisoner's Eats for a Week Here are photograph* of some American prieoncr? In Germany and of what gives them that well pleased, well-fed look. The top picture shows the contents of one of the twenty-pound packages ot American "eats" which are sent, one each week, to every American in a German pri?on camp from the Red Cross warehouses at Berne. It includes meat. fish, beans, tomatoes, prune?, hard bread, salt, pepper,. sugar and cigarettes. The lower photograph ?how? four American naval prisoners at Bran denburg. It bore on the back the word?, "Jame? Delaney, Chairman. American Help Committee,'* and th?? Brandenburg postmark. The fact that the men look so well-fed, well clothed and contented probably ex plains why the German censor passed the photo. PRISONERS IN GERMANY FED BY RED CROSS No Yankee in the Hunland Goes Hungry; Cigarettes Also ?Sent. P-'rne. Switzerland (by mail*??Eat'. Rat! Eat: That's what every" captured Ameri can proceeds to do when he reaches the prison camp at Brandenburg. Germany, to which naval captives are sent by Germany. When the prisoner arrives after a long Journey to a German port and through the Limburg concentration prison, he Is met by Chief Gunners Mate James Delaney and three other American prisoners who constitute the American Help Committee of the American Red Cross In Brandenburg camp, about 30 miles from Berlin. Xo Welcoming Speech. To meet just such a contingency the American Red Cross from Its prisoners" relief warehouse at Berne has sent this committee a stock of emergency food parcels and supplie? of clothing and various comforts, such as soap, brushes, towels, etc. Ther?? are no speeches of welcome? for the men are anything but wel come?Just a good American hami shake. and the committee hands over Red Cross parcel containing ten pounds of real American "ente." Most of the food is cooked and ready to be wolfed by a man who < has his own opinion about the sus- ? talnini? powers of thin soup. When Anally the sailor stretches and si-'h the siith of the well fed, the commit- i tee shoots its first question. "Smoke?*? This, too. Is answered from another | Red Crose package containing cigar- ? ettes, pipe and tobacco. ?.It?*? Peat Card. The arrival is then given a post card addressed to the Prisoner?? Relief Bu reau at Berne. This card give*^M|ie Red Cross facts which it communi cate] to the prisoner's family in America. The card adds a new name to the list of 3?*1 military and civil prisoners to whom the American Red Cross each week sentis twenty pounds of bread, meat, fish, dried fruit, vege tables, sugar, coffee, tea. etc. The card also gives the sisea of shoes and garments -the prisoner wears so that uniforms or other clothing can be supplied. Smokers receive regular packages of tobacco. These shipments are made from tne vast stores which the Red Cross has collected at Berni for the relief of captured Americans in Germany, enough to maintain 2*2,000 Americans for six months No American prisoner needs any lacker ills to Do His Best be at all times preserved. In this way you are sure of being ready to give the best of which you are ca pable. And In order to be assured of per fect health and a robust and vigor ous vitality, ready to meet the most strenuous burden?. It Is absolutely necessary that your blood be kept free from all Impurities, for the first evidence -of an impairment of the vital fluid is a signal that you are liable to a weakening of the system that may result in a general break down. It is right now that a few bottles of S. S. S., the great blood purifier and tonic, ?hould be taken by every one, to thoroughly purify and cleanse the blood, and add new life and vitality to the entire system. This wonderful medlclm has been successfully used for more than fifty years, and It will prove a valuable help right now in preparing your system for the demands of the stren uous times which are upon us. Go to your drug ?tore today and get a bottle of S. 8. S.. and begin to put your system In shape that will permit yon to stand up and deliver the best efforts of your life. It will improve the appetite, tone up the system, and give you a new and robust vitality and vigor. Send for important book about the blood supply, and If you wish, free medi ?ral advice write to Medical Adviser, Swift Specific C3o.. Swift Labora tory, Atlant?. Ga,?Adv, thing beyond what 1b being supplied to him except spending money. In fact. Franklin Abbott, director of the Department of Prisoners' Relief, ur#M relatives of captured men not to at tempt to send them parcels. Package* -"Get There.*? "But do the American prisoners cet the.se Red Crops shipments?" is a question asked frequently. They do," la Mr. Abbotta positive snswer. "The American Red Crosa haa means of making certain that the prisoners ?? what is sent. Every package calls for return of a receipt signed by the prisoner. "If any one fails to ackiio-w.-y?ge a package, an immediate Inq.M.ry is started. Tf the package ^pAmKmUrim?e the International Red Oros*, through neutral agencies in (?errrwiny, finds out what became of the shipment. "We have a similar committee for :irmy prisoners at Tuchel in charge of Sergeimt Halyburton. 'These stocks are not large?just a few han? dred parcels, but w? maintain those stocks at a point where we hellere they will feed any reasonable number of prisoners until the weekly ship ments from Berne rome through." Society Folk Raise Pigs. London, June 15*.?Society people at Wimbledon are raising pigs on a ro o pera ti ve plan at what used to be the fashionable polo ground. FIRE CAUSES '1500 LOSS. While cleaning a bed with gasoline in a brick building at the rear of 9?7 G street southwest, early yester day afternoon, Susie Sanford in some way Ignited- the fluid, causing an alarm of Are to be turned In from Box 1*4. The flames damaged the ? remise? to the extent of about *m?j. THIEF GETS WATCH. Girard D. Parkin. 1415 U ?treet northwest, last night reported to po* ; lice headquarters that his room hai ben entered the night before and in Kllftla watch worth 135 ?tolen. The Initial? of Mr. Parkin are ?ngravMl I on tho back of the watch, an<l there I Is a picture of a lady on the Inside. ALLEN HAS AUTO STOLEN. Arthur H. Allen, Oxford Buildlt.t. Fourteenth ?street ?nd New York n.v nue northwest, yesterday reported io the police that hie -l-passenger Hudson speedster auto, 1918 model, had been ??tolen on New Tork avenue, between Ninth and Tenth northwest, nome tim.? yesterday morning. It bore Dis trict license No. 29-658, and Maryland M-TTC. BEAT FOE IN 60 DAYS WITH 10,600 PLANES Such b Aiiertion of BritUh Expert in Aviation. New Tork. Juna ?? ?Germany can be brought to' her knee? la M lass according to William H. Work man, aeronautic expert ot England, through the agency of 10,000 Ameri can aeroplanes. Explaining to the Aero ?Stub of America today a pro rosal he bad made to tbe War De partment, Mr. Workman ?declared such a fleet of airplanes, each ma chine equipped with four Liberty mo tors could safely croe? tbe Atlantic carrying large quantities of explo sives in addition to their crew. The thousands of tons ot bomba the fleet could thereafter drop nightly upon Berlin and other cities, on ammuni tion dumps, bridges ?uni fortified ??lace? would surely end the war kulck ly. he said. Mr. Workman brought with him from England a Handley-Palge su per-plane, the type he suggested to the Wer Department aa the beet for the purpose. He offered to make the first trip over the ocean aa soon ?s the United States would provide four ; Liberty motors. "We cen make enough aeroplane? in this country by April 1. 1M>," said Mr. Workman, who is an American, "to defeat Germany within sixty day? If we start right now, and everyone nf theee machines can be delivered In Prance under Its own power." ASSURE REPAIR MATERIALS. War Council Takes Step to Avoid Dependence on Germany. London, June 14.?The Imperial war council has decided that meas ures are necessary to assure for (treat Britain and her allies the es sential raw materials to enable them to repair the war ravages and safe guard the essential Industries. It was alio decided that the col onies should adopt an act similar to that of the United Kingdom In order to make them Independent of Germany a? regards the noiiferroue metal industrie?. STOLEN WALLET HELD $22. Herman Hill, 928 Shepherd ?treet northwest, last night reported to po lios headquarters that his pocketbook, containing IS In bill?, had been stolen from hia reeldenoe yesterdsy sfter noon ? PACKERS' HIGH WAR PROFITS EXPOSED IN SHARP REPORT OONTINCBD ntOM PAOB ONt en ascending market, produce? an economic situation which is fraught with hardahip to the consuming public and with ultimate peril to the high coat companle? through increasing the power of their low cost competitor?." The detailed atatement relative to the meat packer? Includes Armour, Swift, Morris, Wilson and Cudahy and says: "They, and tlieir subsidiary and affiliated companies have monopo listic control of the meat Industry and are reaching for like domina tion In other product?. Their mani pulation of the market embrace ev?ry device that is useful to them No Advance in Price RURNS Smt ?u. ??. U?e on? soothin?/. cooline application of ICKSVAPORUBV, 50c?75c?$1.00 Thousands of Washingtonians Are Able to Discuss the Battles of the Western Front Intelligently. How? By using The Herald war maps. You can go "over the top" with the Sammies every day if you have a Herald war map handy. Some day they will strike out for BerKn. You will want to follow the road they will travel. The Battle Front Held by the United State? Soldier? as Well as the Advanced Base? and Naval Base? Are Shown on These Map? The Herald has been fortunate in securing a series of maps that will adequately convey to The Herald's readers the loca tion of battle fronts and the relation of one country to the other throughout the world. These maps are 28x36 in size, printed on heavy paper in six colors, and show the battle lines up to date. TO SECURE ONE OF THESE MAPS,#. the edition of which is limited, fill in the ?* Nf*, coupon at the side, bring it to The Herald ?* -?>,V office with the amount set forth. The # ?[\? Herald will be sent to you on receipt ?* e*fy of your order, and the map in a car- ? J*, * ? r* ton will be delivered to your ? ^*? address. As the demand ? *f ^+? will be great, The Herald ? $ g *<** / // <f urges on those who want #? -???'*? ?' // 9 tKese maps the neces-#* ?*t^^ >* // / *? sity of ordering at/^<^>/ Stf /j//*, once. Tear out this / \? /> ^^?* + r* :oupon and mail _? / < AT ? ? C E. / Preset Sobscritr? S.?l*d whin M-p, for 30 Thousand, of Well Dressed People Are ABRAMSON'S Credit Customer?. Why Not You? WEEK ? Ne Extra Charge for Credit Summer Clothes for 4th of July Get your Summer Cloihei right away, men and women, and get them at ABRAMSON'S, L where the 6nt payment lecure* the clothe?. Your Credit I? Good?That's Understood. In the Latest Styles. Summery Millinery? In Smart Modes. Semmer Dresses? In Effective Models Men's and Young Men'? Clothing, Hat? and Furnishings I Introducing Clever Design? Children'? Wearable?. Shoe? for AU Hai* yen see? fate New Med eb m Women. aad Summer Sub ana Dresee?? ON EASY CREDIT. H. ABRAMSON m and L Sts. N. W. THE ONLY CREDIT HOUSE AT CASH PRICES. wtihout regard to law ? ? ? How ever delicate a definition Is framed for 'profiteering' these packers have preyed upon the people unconscion ably. They are soon to come un der further governmental regula tion approved br executive order." In Its Investigation of the zinc in dustry the commission found that officers of the American Metal Com pany, Limited, of New Tork. prob ably take the prise for high ?al arles- Following are the salaries and "extras" paid the leading offi cials of that corporation: B. Hochechlld. chairman, board of directors. ?173.eiS.36. C. M. Leeh. president. ?3114.35' II. Otto Suiimin. vice pre-!??? nr. ?2:i,59?.01. J. Ixieb. vice president. ?147.?30.3J. Sol. Roo?, manager St. Louis of fice. $148.530.69. M. Schott, manager Denxer office. liM,ns.ia. These salaries and "extra?. " aggregating more than ?l.noo.OOfi, were charged to the "expense ac count.'* the report state?. Parken Reaehlrag Oaf. In another chapter of ihe report lj shown how the big packers, octo pus like, are spreading their power to new Industries. Th? sslmon in dustry Is one of these. Illustrating again the profits of the packers, the report shows that while their business increased only 150 per cent In the "war time'* period, their profits increased to 400 per cent, or two and one-half times the sales. Morris & Co. showed 263.7 per cent on the three millions of capi tal stock outstanding. The other pickers, however, kept down the percentage of their profits by rapid announcements of dividends and ?-apitallzatlon of growing surpluses. Armour & Co.. it is pointed out. raised it? ??0,000.000 capital stock to $109,000.00? In IMC without re ceiving1 tx dollar of cash. Armour and Company's profils on it? subsidian' leather business are shown by two check? to J. Oftrtton Armour?one for ????5.??G, the other for t5C2.1C>.fl;?representing dividends on his Investments in leather companies PetrtslevuBB I??l**tr??. The petroleum industri, un the r^r-ort. is on? where the law of sup ; ply and demand still exist*. Profits. ! however, have risen from li per cent I for the pre-war average to aa high ? as ia per cent. ! Th? canned m.Tk Industry Is ?nottur j which has seen soaring prices, ft is ! said. The Borden Condensed Milk Company and the Helvetia Company s re named as among those who com bined to keep up high prices. The Helvetia Company is treated in eon j demnatory termi by the report, which includes a letter taken from that com ; pany's flies, which acknowledges that it was forced to maintain an in ; creased price to protect Its business. ' On? branch of tndustry Investie a ted r.y the ?romm>sl<? is given a clesn ?bill of health. Th*1 report says there j waa no profiteering on the lumber ! projects of the Southern rin#? produc I ers, even though they had the oppor tunities through holding contracts for millions of feet of timber for wooden ships. Swirt Is. Ilenlal. Denial of the charges of profiteer ing made by the Kommission against his and other large packing c-om ; pa??es was made In a statement issued i last night by 1* F. ?Swift, of Swift '& Co. j "We hope." Mr. Swift said, "that the public will at least reserve judg ment until the complete fact? of the situation are put forth in their true light," Mr. Swift admitted that the profit? of bis company have been "much greater** durine the past two years than previously, but declares th? company "is ready te defend the?. rroflta, as not only fair aad reason able, but aa absolutely i?litt?I In tbe proper and efficient coDdxt of the packing buslneea" The G*-???.. "The report s?y? that the five lufa packers made a profit of oieXiAm?m during the thn-a yeaxe UU-Ki-17, as against H?.*WO.<sitl during the thr.?. ? years before the war, thus ??howlng ?an Increase of l'*3.?,?'.<aX> The Coip : mission ha? compered a three-veer ?profit with a one-year profit me? th. ? ?19.OU0.00? should have heen ?.".???'"?? I thus showing an Incretwe ot oV?mm,**? inttead of lisi.'??.?*.?? tra?ar lall?r*?i?e l>r?ia.. Chicago. June ? -Cat?*g<M-tcal .1 ???? I was made teday by Henry \ cede?-, counsel for Swift and Compatti', I?. the charge? i:i the p?e*e>r*al ? ?** ?OmmlseiotiV report ?*on?'eruln< il* ?"Five Big P?'kers." insofar e? the Swift Company ?? . oi.? emed. "The repon pia???.-- Mft *? pany In a false and ????,????>?* l-tSti. anil, being ninde with a kr*o*s , the truth. It is s mni? pe rvci.-io.? of fact,'? said Mr. Vee->i? ?. VeeaJer d?*nl??d that the eomprnr ? a? engaged in proHte*ai1ng e*nte? prta?. and said it operated with exiiemcl.? ?mall profits. J. ?rigden Araio'ir. of ihe Armour Tackii.g Company, one of ihe ?.-?? poraliona mentioned in ?he ,eporl. gave out the folio-? mt ?lat.mvai "These charge? are designed to at tract readers of newspaper hc.idttn?.. they will not stsnit out under hone." observation and Investieation. The charge of monopoly is simply the *i<l <?ry' againat a business because It I. big. We do not ne. j to apoio-li? lor our bigness. History will reveal that the packers In order to feed Ameni*. had to find Fl of outside capital for every ? provided from tbe earninca of the business iteelf." ??^|^J?K*w>vS>?^.^.'S?.^.*v.??>J??^^ ??S SHOPPING ZSTAB. ?077 LiV DLSTRABLE QUALITIES - COERE CT ?STYLES A.LiSffBL? Over 500 Inexpensive Dinner Sets in a Great Sale Bif Variety of Decorations in 32, 50 and 100-Piece Sets. Prices Very Lew. Gold Medallion Dinner Sets.... $3.98 ? T?a Cups. * Tra Saucers. S Dinner Plate?. 6 Bread and Butter Plates. ? Fruit Sau rers, 1 Meat Platter. 1 Vege table Dish. 50-piece Sets Plain White.$4.98 100-piece Set Gold Lace.$11.98 100-piece Set Pink and Green S1ZJ8 Floral Sets coi $3.69 **? Tea Cup?, ? Tea ??eurers. * Dinner Plate?. 6 Bread ?nd Butter Plate?, S Fruit Sau cer?. 1 Meat Platter. 1 \*r|?> table Di?h_ Sl-faMce Sets, Fiord Patter? . $6.98 50-piec< Sets, She Bar..$8Jt ?M-piece Set, (.rat. aad Gald .. $3.69 ?? Two Lots Irons ?Pl.D?/ 3 Iron?, handle and stand. Toilet Paper, Rolli . Z5C Out- regular S*S trad??. Only 7 to a customer. S*.$1.19 Good gt m ?o tin. with strong cover and handles. Aluminas Sauce 95c Pure aluminum; S-quart sise. L Sets fi *rla?s?".' r>er? ?ad im?. $1.19 <> s la?.- ? P tray. All Complete ? ?uart quick r?etins ma chine. Brown and white fire proof casserole? in nickel fra mes. Strung hampi-r in f?ncy col ora. Black ?roa. wita ball ar? corar. Cawerole. baking bowl tnd S Individual cuitarda. Ladders and Ladder Chairs, Vi Price. About SO piece?, ? 11 of them dam age?!, but ?-an be put In good ?nape with very little repairs. Pit Suffer?., Brown fireproof earthen pie dish in nickel frataa. $1.09 PALAI? ROVAI.?FOVllTH FLOOR.