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YCLEPT DAVIS, gPAYS HIS FARE Arrives in Capital First * Time Off the Brakebeam or Blind Baggage. ???a? of th? High Placea Bit by J**T . Davla, Klag es th? Hesyses, I? HI? Tran Ore* the Barth. 1?Was born In a cellar, with a rusty spoon, and baa never got ? the taste out of his mouth since. > S?Has traveled 710.000 miles in twenty-two years, while circum navigating the earth four times, always beating hi? way. S?Suggested the Idea to Presi dent Taft for establishing the Lin coln Highway. 4?Sold SS.000,000 worth of Third ' Liberty Loan Fonds. S?Has sold ?1.500.00? worth of - war saringa stamps. ?-?abolished the "Hotel de Ginks" throughout the country, and sent their inmates into ac tive service of Uncle Sam to help - erta the war. 7?Made 4.000 speeches for Pres ident Wilson from East to West. S? Made over 4.0OO speeches In the Interest of the Red Cross during its drive S-Got 90.000 recruits for the United States navy in New Tork City. HIS CREED. "I have learned th? dl/ferenee between hoboes, tramp? and bums. . A hobo would work If he got a chance; a tramp won't work, and a bum couldn't work \t be wanted to. "My creed ia a United States ?f Action, instead of a United States of Faction. "The Kaiser came from hell, and is only here on a vacation. Let's cut his vacation abort and send him back to hell and have peace again on earth." I'ald HSs Wsy This Ttsae. Jeff Davi?, the world-renowned "King of Hoboes." has arrived In .Sawn from Baltimore on a railroad train, and for the first time in hi? Ufe reached Washington without beating hi? way. Heretofore he has always ridden on . the crossbeams or something of a freight train; but yesterday afternoon. J after beating his way from New Tork j City to Baltimore. Jeff experienced er ?udden quickening of the moral pulse and rode Into town according , ta Hoyle. - *rle is going to stay here three days. ? snaking speeches around town In be half of War Savings Stamps. 'Today he is going to call on Prest " dent Wilson for the purpose of get ? ting a letter of encouragement from him in connection with the Knights , at Columbus drive now on In New ; .Tork City. ' Hi* service* have been engaged for the fourth Liberty Loan drive, which open* up September 3 in New Tork .CHy. Majority Patriotic. ''In the course of my travel* over ! tfci? country," he told The Washing ton Herald, "less than ten per cent of those encountered are unpatriotic. "?*ou must be either ira per cent Ameri can or you're 100 per cent bum!" J?ff is Just back from the battle front, having spent twenty-five days in the Tpres sector. "Folks make a mistake when they say war is hell," he declared. "It is the Kaiser we should find fault with, for he started ? this war, and he i* worse than hell.'" Jeff has aided the Police Memorial ?fund very materially since he has been in town. Today he will make street talks for the fund. Orrin C. Lester, in charge of the ; speakers* bureau for the American ! Sled Cross, ha* enlisted Jeff* further aid for Its fund. G. C. Kaldenback Dead As Result of Accident In Auto at Seat Pleasant A hurried trip to this city In a fast automobile yesterday failed to save the life of George C. Kaldenback. 4j years of age. a resident of Seat Pleas ant. Md., who was crushed in an auto mobile accident at that place. Kaldenback's leg and arm were crushed and friends rushed him to this city for medical attention. He arrived at 3 o'clock and physicians im mediately set about to attend him. A half-hour's heroic work failed to save him. Kaldenback died at 3:30. His family have been notified. Coroner Nevitt issued a certificate of acci dental death. WESTERN COAL FOR SOUTH IS PLANNED - * With a view to relieving the pres . eure upon Eas'em coal, the United ' States Fuel Administration has ar ranged a test of State of Washing Son coal in South American Indus - ! trial plants. ? t Trial cargoes were recently *hlppe>l ' from Puget Sound to Chile. The eoal cargoes were accompanied by ' fuel experts, who will conduct the experiments. , Heretofore the coal for South Amer ican export haa been taken from th* mines of West Virginia, Pennsyl vania and Maryland, which are now Carrying the heaviest burden in pro ducing coal for government uses. It aS estimated they are 14.000,000 tons behind the production required from them to meet the war demands. ? If It should be demonstrated that fire Western Coast coals will answer ?he South American demands, a measure of protection will be afforded She Eastern mine*. 'The British Bread Bureau at Berne at sending to prisoners a new bread r -t ? All* MADE STRAIGHT SOFT.LONG.SILKY ?ad ?***? -sta la? I? aus? ?asa? fast Nam?? of 180 member? of th? American Expeditionary Force? overse?? were announced by th? War and Navy Department? in one casualty list mad? publie laat nicht and three made public yesterday af ternoon. Of th? casualties. MS were from th? army, ten from the Marine Corpa and one from the navy. Th? luta were divided aa follow?: Killed In action. SS; died of wounds, , It; died of disease, 10; died of acci dent and other caua?a, 3; wounded severely. 18; wounded, degree unde-^ termined. 3; missing; la action, II. The lists follow: THE NIGHT LISTS. ARMY. Killed la Action. Sergt. William P. Webb. Smyrna, OS. Corp. Edward M. Dolan. Boston. I Mass. Corp. Joshua B. Farmer. Wilson. N. C. - PRIVATE& How?rd E. Brewer. New Brighton. Pa. Joe Cirino. Boxbury. Mas?. Gaspare Coppola, Alean, Trapani, Italy. William Corbett, New York. N. T. Perry W. Crabtre?. Columbus. Ohio. James R. Dishong, Elk Garden, W. Va. Gaylord Clermont Do?ch. Milwau kee. Wis. Louie Foreman, Fried. N. Dak. John Kadinski. Pittafleld. Mas?. Harold A. Knapp. Edgewood Park. Pa. John Konull?. Edison. N. J. Dominick Mined. Vle?ta. Italy. Charle? S. Norton. Chelsea, Ma??. William David Shumate. Trenton. Tenn. Alexander Stanorikl, Newadawa. Russia, Clare S. Stephen?, Nevada. Iowa. Henry G. Sutter. Harvel. 111. Clyde Tomlinson. New Zlon. 8. C. Alton D. Wagner. Hewford ! County, Nova Scotia. Canada. Frederick B. Willyoung.' Franklin, | Fa. Died of WaaaeU Receive? la Artie?. Lieut. Chri?topher S. Timothy, Chat ! tanooga. Tenn. Corp. John M. Hafner, Wahpeton. N. Dak. PRIVATES. James J. Beran. Chicago, Til. Albert B. Danko. Passiac. N. J. Thomas. R. Parfltt. Philipsburg. Mont. Died From Aeeldeat aad Othe Caase?. ? Sergt. Arth-r Francis Taylor, Ajo, ! Arix. Weaaded severely. SERGEANTS. Harry T. Ashworth. New York. N. Y. Harold H. Hummel, Pine Grove, Schuylkill County. Pa. Robert A. Richardson, Mound City, IU. CORPORALS. Err.est E Hollon, Milan, Mo. I William J. James. New York, ?. Y [ Edwin A. Reed. De? Arc, Mo. I Arthur L> Thomas. Bauxite, Ark. Wagoner Frank N. Clement?, Min n.-ai-olis, Minn. 1 Wagoner Ray G. Dawson, Saiem. Ores. PRIVATES. Ralph Capatosta, Lowell, Mass. ! Antonio Cardillo. Anonia, Italy. Frank Citer jny, Kenosha. Wis. Edward P. Crone. Covington. Ky. Heywood Dennis. Troy. S. C. J scph W. Flaherty. San Francisco, Cal. Thomas p. Glynn, Paduca. Ky. Robert Hattner, Aurora, 111. Peter E. Kaloumlrls, Haverhill. Mass. Louis H. Limerick. Dallas. Tex. James E. Love, Girardville. Pa. Herbert E- McKinney, Texarkana. Ark. Wilder E. Marston. Canton. Me. Thomas P. Moore. Climax, Ky. Harry Schneider, Brooklyn, N. Y. I Weaaded (Decree Ind?termin??). Private Albert E. Burgess. Elphan. Kent, England. Private Joseph Pletowsky, Dins more, Pa. Misal??; la Action. SERGEANTS. Kenneth M. Brant. Meyersdale, Pa. David McMinn. Newport, Ky. William Matera, Brooklyn, N. T. Corp. James if. Loughridge, Sel lersville, Pa. PRIVATES. Howard Averiil, Ellistown. N. Y. Frank Capellupo. Magicano Prov ince. Italy. Clyde Comer, Carmi. 111. Tony Dec, Xuvski, Lublin, Russia. William Eaton, Ellensburg, Wash. Jame? Gordon. Elizabeth. N. J. Everett Miller. Joseph. Ore. Robert C. Mosholder, Meyersdale, I' .. Thomas D. Phillip?, Philadelphia. Pa. THE AFTERNOON LISTS. ARMY. Killed la Action. . j Lieut. William B. Brown. Moscow, Lackawanna Co., Pa. ? Lieut, Sidney T. Cole. Coming. N. Y. SERGEANTS. Elia H. Claypool, Bowling Green, Ky. William Keefe, Pittsburgh. Pa. Harl F. Kocher. Phillipsburg. N. C Welter G. Nordman. Chicago. III. Lade S. Woodward, Muldrew, Okla. CORPORALS. Vincent F. Frodi. Jonesvllle. Minn. | Rolfe E. Heifner, Tltonka. Iowa I Harvey E. Gilbert. Mt, Vernon. 111. ? Ernest Sudd?by, Louisville, Ky. \ Mechanic Frank Wiskeski. Rock | away Point. N. Y. ? Wagoner Stanley Harrison Little, Taft. Cal. PRIVATTS. John Allex, Mt. Prospect. 111. Tony T. Babick, Berlin. Green Lake Co.. Wie. William Balaskl. No emergency ad dress given. Charles B. Basile, Waltham, Mass. John P. Baxter. Scran ton, Pa. Jacob H. Baal. Mayersdale, Pa. Joseph W. Bonney, Dorchester, Masa. George N. Cunlon. Fort Warn?, lad. Elbert E. Dlxqn. HaUlday. Ark. Henry H. Engelhardt, Altea, IB Vincent Farley, Mlnersville, Pa?'*'* John T. Flaherty, Woburn, Mass. Albert Fogel, Dorcheeter, Maas. John Ooroux. Wakefield: Mich. William H. Gerow, Hailborry. Onta rio, Can. Clyde A. Gordon. Chotok. Wl?. Thomas J. Oorman. New York, N. Y. Bert B. Grappin, Llnwood. Mich. James Joseph Green, Brooklyn, N. Y. William Griffith, Jermyn. Pa. Orth Grimm. Turtle Creek, Pa, John H. Hash, Elwood, Mo. , ? Claud? E Heldman. Shoy. 111. Matthew Hod*?, Fatten, Pa. 1- f Tom w. HoTOs, Forsyth. Ge. John Jaskl. Halnoeville, 111. Alfred P. Jones, Camp Merritt, N. J. Loander W. Kennedy. Beaver, Pa. William F. King, Hew Tork. ?. Y. Lloyd J. Laurln. DurhamvUle, ?. T. Jo? Leaver, Cleveland. Ohio. Alfred Llbstotn, Brooklyn, ?. T. Arthur E. Longdin. Cambridge. ?aas? _ William R. Lowery, erose, ?tana. Ernest P. McWilllams. Macon. Oa. Wladyslav Malesiko, Harrison. N. J George C. Miller. Lancaster. Ohio. Herbert C. Mlnnlear, Bluffton, Ind. Johnnie Nolan. Bar Creek. Ky. Clarence J. Orr. Hudson Falls, N. T. Joseph Pinggi, New Tork, N. T. John W. Reame?, Goodwater, Ala. Albert D. Ruhl. Albany, N. T. Tony W. Shilllngburf. Storm, W. Va. J Barnl Shulakys, Easton, Pa. Ole Slinlng, New ?Vuburn, Wls. Stanley Snowden. Seattle, Wash. Charles E. Speece, New Brighton, Pa. George Stafwtsky. Mayfleld, Pa. Charles F. Tate, Blnghamton, N. T. Lee A. Taylor. Canton, 111. Ralph W. Thomas, Pltufleld, III. William E. Tilly. Jr.. Roslyn. N. T. Mlkle Vane*. Hoboken. N. J.. John Welah. Brooklyn. N. T. Albert A. Klatber. North Hacken sack, ?. J. Died af Weaad?. MaJ Maynard A. Well?,; San An tonio, Tex. Capt. Mortimer H. Jordan, Birming ham, Ala. Lieut W. Brown Baxley, Baltimore, Md. Corp. Raymond L. Wordemann, Ho boken, N. J. PRIVATES. George H. Baker, Cre?ton. Iowa. Chauneey W. Barr, Edwardsport. Ind. Ira Vaaiorder Clark, Ludlowvllle, ?. T. Alton C. Cole, Altoona. Pa. Albert T. Corpenlng, Lenolr, N. C. Tom T. Dokken. Erle. N. Dak. William P. Fulcher, Memphis, Tenn. Morris W. Gray, Texola, Okla. Frederick J. Hickey. Keen?. ?. H. Henry F. Knelly. Oneida. Pa. Thomas F. McEnelly, Marlboro, Ma as. Earl Munch. Montray, Ohio. Albert H. Oakley, Rye. Col. William Oxement, Rockland, Tex. Leonard C. Snyder. Batavia. ?. T. Henry Wagoner, New Tork. ?. T. Arthur W. Worme. Brooklyn, ?. T. Died ef Disease. PRIVATES. Anthony Caprarullo. Hornell, ?. Y Bedford C. Lam, Covington. Va. Gilbert J. Larson, Ellsworth. Minn. Joseph Randolph Lawrence, Como, ?. C. Homer O'Nall. Orblson, Ohio. Michael D. O'SuIllvan, Blnghamton. ?. T. Carl E. Peterson. Cambridge. Minn. George E. Readout. Liscomb, Iowa. John Joseph Squires, Wtlllraantic, Conn. Richard Trout, Desota, Kan*. Died From Areldeat aad Other Catases. Private Lewis D. Belmore, St Regis Fall?. ?. T. MARINE CORPS. Killed la Aetloa. Corporei John D. Stark, W. Pitts ton, Ps. PRIVATES. Allen P. Darby, Vermilion, Ohio. Herbert G. Klebes, Sharon, Conn. Herbert H. Souder. Philadelphia, Pa. Wounded la Aetloa (severely). PRIVATES. ' Edwin C. Belle?. Wallula. Wash. Harry C. McKee, Fort Wayne, Ind. 1 George M. Robinson. Conshohocken, Pa. Uouded la Action (Degree un determined). Private William A Dodge. Molali?. Ore. Missina la Action. Private Samuel C. Mullin. Pitts burgh. Ps. ? Everett L. Thomas, New Madison, Ohio. NAVY. I The Navy Department la Informed ? that Savais Eustace Gunn, hospital apprentice, firat class. U. S. N., at tached to a headquartera company, U. S. Marine Corps, wa* severely wound, ed in action In France, June 22; mother, Mrs. Mary B. Gunn. Suther land. Va. FREE-FOR-ALL FIGHT FOR COLORED GIRL Keen rivalry for the hand of colored damsel resulted in a free for-all fight last night at the Odd Fel lows Hall In Oxon Hill. Md. Edward Savoy, colored. 22 year? of age, received a deep gash In the left shoulder at the hands of Charlie Slmms, also colored. Savoy wa* rushed to No. 11 Precinct for treatment. The ambulance from Casualty Hospital was sent for and Savoy taken there to have his wound dressed. ? Ban on "Ads" for Labor Changed in 22 States Scarcity of unskilled labor ha* forced the government to modify the blanket prohibition against advertis ing for unskilled laborers by those employing more than 100 men. This is operative In twenty-two State*. The twenty-two States in which the modified advertising will be permu ter are: Alabama. Arkansas. Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kan sas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts. Minnesota, Mississippi. Missouri, Nebraska. New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Car olina and Texas. MUSTACHE CAMOUFLAGE. Seventy-Year-Old Arkansan Weds Fifteen-Year-Old Girl. Fort Smith, Ark., Aug. 14.?Dyeing his gray mustache black in an effort to camouflage his 70 years. J. M. Grigsby, a Scott County farmer, today obtained a marriage license and wed Margaret Banks, aged 15 years. The girl carried a note from her stepmother giving consent to the wed ding. KARL ATTENDS HUN COUNCIL. Austrian Emperor Goes to German Headquarters. Amsterdam, Aug. 14.?Emperor Charles was to arrive at German main headquarters today, accordine to information received here. He probably will be accompanied by Baron Burlan, Austro-Hungarlan foreign minister; Prince von Ilohen lohe, Austrian ambassador to Ger many, and Count von Wedel, Ger man ambassador to Austria-Hun gary. It I* reported that .the Palish question will be discussed. DESCRIBES HOW U-BOAT SANK LIGHTSHIP 71 Chief Engineer Tells of Germans* Shelling Off Diamond Shoals. Baltimore. Aug. 14.?Chief Engineer Alonso Roberta, who was on duty aboard the lightship No. 71, when it was aunk by a German submarine off Diamond shoals August 6. arrived at his home here tonight and brought the tint-hand, information of th? attack. He has been in government ser /ice off the Atlantic coast for the pasl twenty-four years and firmly de clares that It was the most exciting experience through which he baa passed. "It waa exactly 2:S0 o'clock in the afternoon on August 6." said Roberta, "that we beard a shot and at once observed a German submarine, which at Intervals of three second* fired about forty shots at an interned Dutch ship anchored about a mile east of us. The laat shot 'hit the Hollander squarely ?midship and Im mediately flamea brcke out and ?he sank ?hortlv afterward.. "While this drama waa being en acted, our wireless operator got busy and began sending out a mestge say ing that an unknown ship waa being shelled by an enemy submarine. Then he began sending out the 8 O 8 call. "Suddenly the U-boat, having un doubtedly Intercepted our measage, began firing at us. Sheila Whistle Above. "A? soon a* we saw the ?hells striking the water and whistling above us the twelve ?board began to look for a safe place and Im mediately manned a ?mall boat. On? of the ?hell? had already put our wireless out of commlaslon. "The the submarine turned his at tention to an approaching oil tanker. After ?even or eight shot? had been fired the raider abandoned the tanker and returned to finish his engagement with us. Seven more shot* were fired wbioh were suffi cient to send the old Diamond Shoals to the bottom. "The tanker put toward the shore and ran aground." ? "Meanwhile," continued Roberts, "we twelve survivors, after rowing stesdlly 'till 9:30 that evening, land ed on Hattera? Beach about four teen miles from where we started." GERMANS RETREAT NEAR ALBERT; FRENCH TAKE RffiECOURT CONTISl'ED FROM PAGE ONE. seventh day. Foch 1? beginning to reap the fruit? of his brilliant strategy. Lssslgny will be one of them; so will Noyon. These places must now fall automatically unless the Germans should yet make sn eleventh hour counter-offensive, and of that there seems to be as little Intention on their psrt a* there 1* chance of success. And while the enemy Is suffering the consequences of hi* defeats, and confessing fail ure by large scale readjustments of his line, fhe allied generalissimo is laying the plan* for the next phase?plan? which stipulate re adjustments not ss the foe desires them, but es Foch wills them. British Carry Oat Raids. A? on the day and night before I he Picardy battle opened, the Brit ish, keenly on the alert, carried out raid? yesterday on the Arras-Albert front which, it is believed, procured for them all the Information they reeded as to the enemy'* plan*. A few prisoner* were taken last nlgnt at Ayette, ten mile* southwest of Arras, and between the Scarp? and Ancre River*. Tomorrow, some experts suggest, may witness a vigorous British of fensive on thl? new front, to make tne enemy pay for his withdrawal Just as he we* made to pay for It In P'citdy. Bucquoy lie? seven miles north west of Bapaume and ten miles southwest of Arras. Serre lies seven miles north of Al bert and eight mile? southwtst of Ayette. Beaimont-Hamel lies six miles north of Albert, on the west bank of the Anexe. Puislnix lies three miles northeast of Beaumont-Hamel. liapaume He* fifteen mile* south of Aria*. Yank Lorraine Patrol Makes Raid on Hon. Headquarter* American Expedition ary Force?. Aug. 14.?Section A.?In Lorraine one of our patrols made a successful raid on the enemy's Une* and brought back.prisoners. In the Vosges a hostile raiding party was repulsed. With the exception of con siderable artillery activity alone the Vesla, there la nothing further, to re port American Airplanes Bomb Rail Yards. Headquarters American Expedition ary Forces, Aug. 13.?Section A?Aaide from the Intermittent artillery activ ity, there 1? nothing to report from the sector* occupied by our troops. On August 11 and 12 our aviators successfully bombed railroad yards at Longuyon, Dommary-Baroncourt and Conflan*. AU our machine* returned. AEROS START LONG FLIGHT. Ten Machines Leave Dayton Field for Tour of Central West. Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 14.?Ten Ameri can aeroplanes left their hangars at the Wilbur Wright aviation Held al 10 o'clock thl? morning for the first leg of the a.O00-mlle flight around the Cen tral Western States a* an educational campaign ? the Interests of progres sive aviation. The machines started for Cincinnati, where they will be joined by three British machires under Brig. Gen. Lee, R. F. C. MaJ. C. K. Rhlnehardt, of Hazelhurat Field, Mine?la. L. I., led the American flying clrcu?. JHe arrived here late last night after a 700-mile flight from Mine?la. EMPEY DENIES REPORT. .Rejects Statement He Spoke in Derogation of Draft Men. Eagle River. Wia., Aug. 14.?Ar thur Guy Empey. who Is spending his vacation at Tlldens' resort here in the North woods, today declared he had not made any statement de rogatory to the drafted men. He says that a telegram received by him today from New Tork brands It pro-German propaganda. He de clares be did not lose his chance of a commission on that account, but he had been made a captala, aise that on account of a new ruling from the adjutant's department, no captains could be made from civil lire, and he was-therefor? honor ably discharged. DEATH RATE OF. OUR SOLDIERS LOW RECORD Two Months' Figures Show 2.8 Per Thousand Per Year Die of Disease. No fear for the health of our boy? over there need be entertained, ac cording to a ?tatement Issued yes terday by Surpeon General Gorga?. According to th? ?tatement the health of American ?oldier? haa never been ?urpa??ed by any army. Th? statement Include? both the men In camp hare and th? member? of th? American Expeditionary Force. For tile week endin?; July 28 th? death rate from diana? haa been 1.3 per thousand per year. This la less than a third of the number of men of military as? in civil Ufa who die from disease. These figure? Include the men fighting in th? Marna ?allant who have been living under extrem? hardship?. The?? men have bam Ur in?; la th? tranche? and have been subject to tremandoli? rainstorm? wlbeh ?re a great menace to their health. Although the figure? ara only for one weak, th? War Department ?aid they may be taken aa truly repre sentative of th? general health of tha army, whan combined with re ports for the list two months which ?how the death rat? from disease to be 3.8 man par thousand. Proof of the great atrldea which science haa made in military sanita tion is riven in the fact that dar in?; th? Mexican war the annual death rate from disease was 100 men per thousand. During our civil war tha death rate went aa high ?? SO per thousand. In 18S3. Even in the Spanish-American war, when great care waa supposed to have been taken of the health of the troop? th? figure reached 25 per thouaand. The figure? of th? last week act a new record. Hertofore, aa far as available record? show, th? lowest record of any army waa aet in the Russia-Japanese, war when the figure? want aa low aa 20 men per thousand Gibbons to Have Anniversary. Baltimore, Md., Aug. 14.?Cardinal Gibbon? will celebrate th? golden anniversary of his elevation to the rank of biahop next Friday. The Ordinal la now visiting tue sum mer home of Pepai M?rqui? Martin Maloney. at Spring Lake, N. J. IGE SITUATION IMPROVED BY CAR ARRIVALS The ice ?Ituition was batter yes terday thaa It has been since the be ginning of the hot weather, ac cording 16 the statement of the local food administrator. Fourteen car loads of Ice reached Washington yesterday from nearby pointa and the ?ame quantity has been prom ised daily during the rest of the "-week. Tomorrow an extra 200 ton? is expected by barga from the Susquehanna River. The big problem of labor and dis tribution wa? faced at a meeting of the manufacturara and dealer? who were called into conference by the local food administrator. Ice dealer? are now to buy their ice from the nearest manufacturer. In order to eliminate long hauls, and the manufacturers have agreed to ?ell to such dealers, regardie?? of all previous practices or agreement?. Individuiti? May Bay. Individuals may now buy direct from the manufacturer, which will not only help to relieve the difficulties' of distribution, but will give the householders the benefit of the rate of 40 cent? per hundred pounds over the delivery rate of 80 cents. Per sons buying In this way at the plat form will not be restricted in the amount of their purchase except on Sundays, when not more than twen ty-five pounds may be sold to one customer. Investigations will be made of stores rumored to have been profiteering on soft drinks and fountain drinks. If It la found that increased price? not justified by an Increased coat are be ing charged, the dealer? will be pe nalised. Reports that excessive prices are being charged for Ice cream re ceived from out of town by local dealers since tha local factories have closed down will also be investigated by the food administrator. ANTHRACITE OUTPUT 1,640,044 GROSS TONS ? ? ? ? Last Week's Figure Exceeds Cor responding for 1917. Anthracite coal production for the week ended August 10 amounted to 1,640,044 gross tons, according to reporta received from the mines by the United States Fuel Administra tion. The production during the corresponding week of 1917 amount ed to 1,589,454 gross tons. The in crease over the same week of last year ?mount? to 50,630 cross tons. Of the total tonnage for the week of August 10. 1.08?.96? gros? tons represented prepared and pea sizes, which are used for domsetic pur poses, and Sal,07S gross tons of steam coal. The average production per work ing day during the week of August 10 is reported aa 273,341 gross tons as against ?64,808 gross tons, the average for the corresponding week of 1917. The total tonnage mined durin, the calendar year to date amount? to 30,138,848 gross tons as compar ed with 28,610,311 tona covering the Ilk? period ot 1817. "GEORGE PENDLETON" WAS BRAVE OFFICER An error in tranamiaaton recently was made in the name of Lieut George Pendleton, cited in orders as having received the Belgian Croix de Guegre. ' A ?tory of hi? bravery wa? printed under the name of George Peudlon. Tha Belgian Legation ho? ?ince sent a correction of tha name. Lient George Pendleton ia ot the infantry In the American army. 0LDF1ELD IS INJURED. Springfield. 111.. Aug. 14.?WhUe driv ing at th? Stata fair grounds today. Barney Oldfleld crashed into a fence and was ?lightly Injured. HI? machin? waa compUtely burned. rettsyhraaia ?aks$c(kmpM?i jfrskft Bay War Sa rings Ope? 8:30 A. M. Close Salwdafi, ? P. It; OtW Dars, ? P.M. Men's Fancy (esimere Suits Neat patterns, young men's and conservative rnodels; excellently well made?and popular suits at much higher prices? $11.75 $13.75 Pak Beach and Cool Cloth Safe* ? 7tt Broke? ?Be??foniicrly sold ?I $8.75.?*??#? ? \J Striped Flannel Pants $3 OR Neat patterns; most all sizes.t *^?*?**?** Palm Beach Pants $9 95 Broken sizes; belt loops and cuff buttons.tt H?N ORDERS SHOW INTENT WAS TO HOLD Advance in Picardy Made Despite Foe's Plans for Resistance. Eisborat* precautions taken by the German general staff to stem the Franco-British advance in Picardy were all for naught. The battle line today show? this. To give the lie, however, to the German explanation that the retreat waa ordered, the French Embassy yesterday made public a series of Oer. man orders, which were taken In the offensiva These orders, given before the present operation?, depict the measures set forth by the high com mand to repulse the offensive, which It foresaw. They read as follows: "Energetic measures will be Imme diately taken In order to Insure that the Infantry in action resist the enemy attacks at all costs, and that It be prepared beforehand for all sacri fice?. "All Infantry officers, snd even chiefs of a higher rank, have to try to bring their men to give proofs of sangfroid under all circumstances. Mast Be Steady t? Resist. "All chief officer? in action supe rior to subaltern? must continually see to It that their men, following the example of their own calm and ex emplary attitude, are kept In a state ready to Immediately resist or counter stuck. "One must try to hold the first line with small detachments while the rest of the troop? will be placed In echelon? to a great depth. However, to avoid all panic at night, and above all In foggy weather, the garrisons of the first line will be reinforced snd the re serves will be brought up nearer the first line. "At all times reserve? will be care fully dlaslmulated and skillfully dis tributed over the ground in such a way aa to avoid useless loss. "Isolated farms, groves and valleys ?rill never be occupied, for the enemy will surely bombard them. w hat Artillery Was t? Da. "If the enemy should succeed in penetrating into our positions, the work of the artillery ia to cut him off with barrage fire and annihilate the r?serv?e, which follow him. while en filade and front fire, delivered with rifles and machine guns, ia to be di rected against the enemy foot soldiers, who have penetrated our lines, in such a manner aa to prevent their advanc ing. "The difficult situation, in which the enemy will there find himself, must be exploited before attending to other?. The supporting troop* should immediately counter-attack and take back the positions. They muet go aa far. rn certain cases, a* to charge under the fire of the enemy artillery. If the troop*, who are in the ion* of combat, csnnot throw the enemy back, or hold him, a combined attack of the general reserves must be made while the enemy is still engsged ia fighting In the middle of unknown ground with local reserves for the posses sion of fortified position?. High Csaasaawd ta Be TaM. "If a general counter-attack by the reserves doe? not succeed In driving out or annihilating the enemy who ha* succeeded in pen etrating our position?, the high command must b* informed. "Retreat will be necessary for positions in the rear, but only un der the orders of the chiefs of armies, who will organise a method ical attack to retake the lo?t ground." The dlapatehe? received from France add that despite these pre cautions, the aille* were victorious. and that they have satined another victory In the fact that the period of recovery attack for the German* haa passed without the latter ac complishing anything. SUPPLY BUREAUS WILL PUBLISH BUYING LISTS ' Lists of ail article* purchased by any supply bureau of the War De partment will soon be made available for manufacturers and the public generally. Any manufacturer who wishes to manufacture government supplies should send his name to the supply bureau purchasing the kind of sup plies he manufacture?. SB _ Hot Springs. N. C. Aug. It,? A typhoid epidemic amana* the Ger mans in the internment camp here was reponed today to bara been self-Induced to prevent their re moval to some place where their surrounding? will Dot be ao pleas ant. WOULD PROTECT VIENNA Authorities Take Precaution? Against Further Air Raids. Austrian authorities have taken extraordinary precaution? to prevent further Italian air raid? over Vienna, ? dispatch from Rome stated yesterday. New anti-aircraft batterie? have been installed and light? have been ordered dimmed at night. Austri? haa forbid den the publication of the message? dropped by the Italian squadron and haa suppressed the name of the leader of the squadron, tha post D'Annun xio. SAFEGUARDING YOUNG GIRLS IN CAMP TOWNS Step? to safeguard young girls in the vicinity of army campa were deter mined upon by the Commission on Training Camp Activities yesterday. The commission has been confronted with the urgent necessity for effective measure? -of protection aa tha reeult of certai? unfortunate case? recently reported. The first ?tep in th? commission'? plan to prevent the recurrence of such instances is to issue a warning to the parent? of young girls, ?nd particu larly to the girl? themselves, to be watchful of the acqualntanceehipe they make with ?oldt?rs The unfortunate Incident? report?e to the commission began. It say?, with Innocent flirtation?, coupled, perhaps. with a mistaken aenae of patriotism on the part of the girl?. No young woman should approach or converse familiarly with a man in uniform, the warning pointa out unie?? ?he ia in troduced by a mutual friend, or unies? the soldier ha? been properly vouched for by the community organisation?. But young women should not re frain from participating in well-order ed and wholesome entertainment? which h&ve been organised In the war camp communities" for the benefit of the men in the service, the ? appella. BURGESS CASE GALLS 9 FROM OTHER COUNTY Alexandria Men too Biased to Serve on Werres Murder Jury. The fourth day of the trial of Kathleen Burses? begin? at 10 o'clock thia morning with nine men ?till need ad to fill a panel of ?lxteen from among whom the twelve who will Judge the guilt of the accused giri are to be eboeen. These nine men will be selected from resident? of another county than, that In which the crime for which the girl is on trial wa? committed. After three days spent in fruitless effort to obtain men of Alexandria county who were unbiased enough to serve aa Jurors In the case, the defense and prosecution gave up In despair and thia morning will begin examination of anca from Bpottsytvania county Feeling hi that county ft Is hoped doe? net roa a? high against the girl ?rife who la accused of first degree murder in connection with the death of John P. Werrea. a Washington Jitney driver, oa a road in Alexandria county last May. 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