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PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING BT The Washington Herald Company, 42<,-A37-4,s<) Eleventh Street. Phone M\in 33?O CLINTON T. BRAINARD.President and Publisher FOREIGN REPRESENTATIVES? THE BECKW1TH SPECIAL AGENCT. New Tork. Tribune Building: Chic-ago. Tribun* Building; St Louis. Third National Bank Bullding: Detroit, Ford Bullding. SUBSCRIPTION RATES BT CARRIER: Dally and Sunday. SO cents per month; S3.SO per year. ' SUBSCRIPTION RATES BT MAIL: Dally and Sunday. 45 cents per month; ?5.00 per year. Dally only, SS ceats per month; SI.00 per year. Entered at the poitoffice at Washington, D. C. a? second-class mail matter. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1Q18. Mr. Brisbane's Answer. For the first tir.ie, since A. Mitchell Palmer filed documents charging that the Washington Times was purchased with a fund made up by German brewers, Arthur Brisbane last night made a ?statement in answer to the Alien Property Custodian. The Herald carries the statement in full in other columns. In his statement, Mr. Brisbane entirely ignores the charges anent the piTchase of the Times, confining his answer to the loyalty issue which was to be inferred from the disclosures made by Mr. Palmer. Mr. Brisbane's answer almos! parallels that made by the brewers in a full-page advertisement which appeared yesterday morning in The Herald. Both the brewers and Mr. Brisbane assert their loyalty and point to various activities as evidence of the fact. The style of both answers are very similar. Mr. Brisbane cites his writings as having been at all times against Germany and insists that he has maintained a proally attitude. Mr. Brisbane points to the fact that he, in his statement which preceded the disclosures of the Alien Property Custodian, explained how the purchase of the Washington Times was negotiated Everything considered, his answer is weak and incomplete. The . thing which most interests the people of Washington is his conflict ! ing statements regarding the ownership of the Times. For more than a year Mr. Brisbane has constantly harped on the fact that the. . Washington Times was 100 per cent his property. His previous an ' nouncements when compared with his statement admitting that the . brewers' money (loaned to him without security), enabled him to purchase the paper, show a wide discrepancy. Mr. Brisbane does not see fit, at this time, to CNplain the discrepancy. So far as his loyalty is concernead, it is but natural that when an official of the government sees fit to include a letter written to a German spy as part of the evidence in the deal between the brewers and Mr. Brisbane, for anyone to link the two phases of the documents. Enlightenment along these lines must come from Mr. Palmer and it ? p-obably will be brought out in the Senate investigation. That the , Senate has also called upon the Department of Justice and State dis ; trict attorneys to submit evidence in the case, is most significant What the people of Washington would like to know is why Mr. , Brisbane withheld the fact that brewers had contributed the money te> purchase the Time?, until he knew.that the Alien Property Qus todian ?ara** about to expose the dual. .And 'we-wouM-like to isk Mr. Brisbane if he considers that ( frequent and consistent attacks on one of our strongest allies an evidence of being "bitterly, violently and persistently proally?" Getting to Work on High. The bankers and social workers and governmental experts and, of course, big interests behind street car companies, have been quite ag'tated out West. These genteel gentlemen worried about how shipbuilders and laborers in general were going to get to their work, on the street cars. So they allowed the companies to charge 6 cents, and the government loaned the corr??anies new .cars, and generally the laws were forgotten so as to enable the car companies to do their work. Meantime the ship workers cared about as much for a street car as a means of personal transportation as the bankers and gov ernment experts did. Get up about daylight these autumn mornings in any Coast city and take your place on a highway leading to a shipyard. You will see a street car every five minutes eomfortab.v filled with workers, but every second motorcycles with side cars, and rear seats will whiz past. A procession of flivvers and of touring cars and of roadsters and of delivery wagons, all crammed with workers, will shoot by at twenty miles an hour. If you were a rapid enough counter you would discover that the gas vehicles are taking at least a dozen to work for every one the street car transports, and the irony of the banker-expert anguished transportation sessions becomes apparent a-to^Th * r"id",ial bl<*k bu* h? from one to four private ?ote?. The worker, arrange among themselve. for transportation ZU tin * 7 "? t0gether and buy oil and S**50'?"', and ?supply a fellow worker who has a flivver, and all ge, to work in comfort, on time, and in a thirdthe time the street car takes the West, at least, the war workers are supplying their own transportation, and the sweet kindnesses of worried and ignorant ?frica!, to car monopobe, have been unearned increment. landy'^th?rT '""' ^^ ^ * ** k?> ** ?* ?mmSa+Zm lelth" ^G?? ,0? "?"? "?'? ?" t* abandoned. Puttee bad news for Washington swivel-chair heroes! Stationery In England cost, six times a, much as when the war began. Evidently, stationery is not stationary-in price? K., ^T?8er f*" \\ ? abOUt t0 Pr0Ve the ?econd 0art ?f ???- PO?tess' atone." WOrld llU8hS W?,h y0U' w"f and y?" weep The Kaiser visited the Krupp works and exhorted the worW? to ?ntinued effort. He probably ??-end, to take no chance ??" ??on ,n that vital bastion of the crumbling fortress of kultur '*" r^/8'."" "d iBfiBite'y ?*?" Palatable than any physic," was Llovd a^;ront,UefftivHe^Sd0<S ~ *" ^ *" " -*** *** Plk By EDHrSD TAJ??-*?*? .G????--!?. Adam, Anno Mandi 1. Adam, you lived in ante-bellum days And had the best ot us in man*- way*. * \ou were not patronized by rich relations And packers did not profiteer your rations. ?-? r"?*^??^ eg8* did not atmoy you And Crowder did not threaten to employ you Inrf malt'S, day and eVenin8s ">u<?ht repose And did not have to go to movie shows. Ve neighbors threw their tin cans in your yard ?VLSr'?? to I" y?ur f Sistrat.on cari 7 ' Nobody hinted that you might be lax in making out your excess profits tax. The daily papers did not print the viiwi vL?'JT' Wv.ar e'm?" "P*"* -h?- new,. ??? aid not have to ride on crowded trolleys And surely had no cause to go to "Follie,.?? Vo doctor thumped your chest and fed you pin? Yon ???* threatfnf11 ?? ??th unpaid bill, P *' ?t oa had no auto and you didn't own ? modern inefficient telephone. We might be envious, old pal, but you . ou hau ronr trouble waitinc for roo too >Hrt?en8,hW,e,e "fr Your w.ther, al? un?n?ng? \*d then the treacherous Kaiser-creature stung' ? fe?t*****, mt.) A league of nation? 1? denounced by Col. Roo??velt. He think? thi? nation would be de vitalised by lt aud enervated, and that our aupply of patriotism would dwln- 1 die in the ?am? proportion that our lntereat grew In ?uch a league. In r?ply we II ?ay to th? Colonel j ?uch a league 1? "very much" neces sary. Without It ? guarantee for the perpetuation of th? thing? we're lighting for now could not be had. Nor would It be good without this league of nation?. W? have entered the world'? .qua- I tion now, and ?o have other coun tries?even th? enemy oountrt??. j though In a far different manner j than we did and with vastly different j motiva? behind the entrance. Countrie? awrtlng separately and by j themselves muet no longer rule thing? after thi? war. Nor cm eountr.es acting ?ingly and hy themaelve? pre vent obstreperous ?nd eelf-?eektng countries from doing ?o. What 1? done must be done In league?there must be eo-operatlon for good or for bad?and the properly organiied league with Ideal? to guide It muet be the one that dominate? the world. We are making It "for good " Col. Roosevelt think? American personality and American ideals will be lacking In a league of nations. But he was never mor. badly mistaken. In our judgment. Thi? country'? birth of freedom and this country's ?avtnr entrance Into the most stupendous war ever waged for freedom make us the logical leader? of Freedom'? league. American principle? will dom inate the organisation of the new league and Amerloan forces and re ?ource? will prolong Its life In the very wav It ?hould be prolonged CoL Rooaevelt la In a quandary ov.r what will follow peace-*r over hla inability to forecast precliely of just what texture peace will be made once It la agreed upon on the Ameri can basi?. It Is not the flret time the Colonel la puxxled. He ha? been puzxled before. He know? little, how ever, of downright diplomacy. He cannot comprehend, most of all. the statesmanship of our President for the very simple reason hi? politlcat training has robbed him of the power to do ?o. There has been too much spontaneity and bombast ln his ea reeer to permit him to have a suffi cient understanding of calm, farseelng statesmanship. The Color.?.-! la naturally a desirable and necessary member of our multi sided American ?oclety-?yea. our multi-elded official American ?oclety. But he ha? more genius fer commun ing with earthquake? and the light ning than he haa for sitting at a solemn, quiet shrine when deetinie? of nation? are eettled and where Jus tice is meted out to them all. He can f?nger a gun and make It speak, and he know? what Intimaci? our ne? should havaf with firearms. But be is backward when it come? to questions of relationships between the nations. The Colonel ha? worn the trapping? of a co?, boy?and Woodrow Wilson never thought to avirn the ?obrlquet "Rough Rider." But the Pre?ldent studied the essentials of International relationship? on the higher American ground while T. R. wa? "roping" and "branding." and the result U T. R. know? more about roptng and brand ing, while W. W. know? more about international relationships. The American people, we think, prefer to trust the President to make our p^ace and to delineate our entire course of action under the terms Imposed upon all nation? by Hhat peace. We hope, of cour??, that Col. Roosevelt will not be chagrined- over thi?. for hi? service?, ln certain direction?, have been moet valuable to our cause, and hi? contribution? to our cause, certain ty will be remembered always with gratitude. Our frank advice to the Colonel is to pursue other matters and let peace discussion? be Indulged In by thoae competent and empowered to decide them. For while hi? heart may be right his knowledge and Judgment are ?adly deficient. The revenue bill tussle I? over. House members take another hitch in their belts, and pat their shoulder? at the same time trying to still th? palpitating political hearta which bid them go home at once. Word come? from the White House that thoae who remain faith ful unto the last will be remember ed for their labors. This 1? the word that cheer? Immensely and many a member enter? another week hopeful that this will be auffl cient with his constituent? when the time come? to ballot on him again. Bu?y a? he i? the President is not unmindful of those on the Hill who labor with him and for him to the end that the Presidents thought? may become legislative deed?. The Preeident la ready and willing to reciprocate. It I? hi? most appre ciated human trait: it I? proper and very natural that he ?hould posee?? Senator Harry New would make fun of Secretary Tumulty for oompliment Ing Mr. Brisbane on the acquiiillon of a paper at Chicago and for wishing that it would be made as "faithful to the democratic oauae as the Washing ton Times." Senator New, of course, expect? the country to laugh with him?and prob ably a portion of lt will do ?o. But he is doing a wrong to Secretary Tumulty. The latter ?eriouely had no thought of what lay behind the estab lishment of the local paper, and he ?aw In It only those trait? for which he had a ready and hearty ?ymoathy. The?e ware enough to make him com mend it. For the bad traits he ?till ha? an opportunity to ?peak an ob verse opinion, and while no one would expect him to do thi? in public cer tainly no one would deny him the opportunity of doing ?o In private And his private opinion of the bad traits of the Times. In truth, might completely overshadow the good trait? of which he ?poke ln public. Senator New. as a public man. can hardly Insist upon holding the Presi dent*? secretary to a rour?e which he himself ?o persistently avoids and which he actually inaiat? upon dodg ing when he think? it will ?erve him better temporarily to do ao. THE OBSERVER. A LINE O' CHEER EACH DAY O' THE YEAR. ?y John Ke.drlrk Bang?. BE Af BIG AS TOU CIX. I know I'm small, but juet the ?ame I'm going ahead to play the game, And be a? big as I can b? Deeoit.- the. Ilttlenes? of me. The little place? must be filled And If so be our hand? are ?killed So tha| we All them ?ell I guea? W?-ii ?fajagx our ?tor? In oMCuin???. New York. Sept. K. ? A? Samuel Ge?>? would- record In hi? dairy: Up and through the market and fell upon a rare chin,? of beef, but the price affrighted me. And 1 did perceive that people were buying very spar ingly, which will be a great ?troke againet gluttony. This day the high winds and chill reminded me to ?et mone.? a?;aiii?t woolen? for the winter, vvhlih 1 ?hall do. Came Sir Billy (Jould. the play actor, tn m brave uniform and sets ?ally shortly for Fiance to ?Ing merry tune? for the soldiers. And we had a line contentful talk. For a walk through the town ?n<1 ?topped at Mr. Hitching? to ?ee hi? daughter that I? lately com. out of Ireland and a great beauty ?he 1?. and told ?orne rare ?tories with a rich brogue On Park Itow I did meet with Mr. Goldberg, who is now grown In a few year? time ?o great a Um mer that he I? become excellent and gets a great deal of money. I took him to Perry'? to drink. At a cheap ?hop 1 ?et out five ?hilling? for a raie old tankard for Mr. Brown, my old employer, who ha? a collection of ?uch thing? and a great wieh that it will please. Thence to Doyle? and at billiard? with Mr. Fisher, father of Sir Bud. but played awkwardly and left off early. On th? highway I did ?ee Sir Will iam Marion Reedy, th? atylUt. and a man of fine letter?, and al?o I did ?ee Mi?tre?B Alice Brady, the play actree?. who haa a noble play which th. crllc? like. To luncheon at a new place, highly bespoke, but the aim ?? all for ?how and the food unfit and everything elee ?o nasty and out of order and poor that I wa? ?Ick In my mind to be there and yet the company wa? large and the lunch near a pound, and I left very ? depressed. Home and fell to reading and came a neighbor lady with the eon of a noble, a pretty gentleman, but I showed him no great countenance, to avoyd further acquaintance. I do like men to be masculine and red blooded and with no show of pose. Dined with my wife and her ?mother and ?he coxen and they left off to a playhou?? and I to write an?wer? ln my queetionnolre and bo to bed. Bohemia 1? like an adventure? found when lea?t expected. New York haa many ?o-called Bohemia? heralded a? fr?. from brainle?? heir? ?nd gilded dullard? end filled with youth? aflame with harve.ted truths, girl? with picture? ?nd mod eller? ln clay and other ?oui titirit era. Washington Square is one of the most famous Bohemian ?pot?. It shun? the molsturele*? froth of so cial ?how and the vulgar ?ham of the pompous feast?that 1? In the public prints. In reality Wa?hlngton Squere I? to me a place where people try to keep afloat with the illghtest ef fort. It like? to chant of the brown stone front? where the heavleat purse I? the highe?t prle?t but most of them would exchange their at tics for the tapeatried hall? up town. Th. nearest approach to a res.1 Bohemia 1? down on Tenth street where a woman with a strange sounding name ?erve? excellent food and wild wine, and adventurer? from all over the country g.-??her there around one large table to tell about their travels. Stuart Walker ha? taken the town by storm with another boy .play? a piece without plot but carrying the audience back to the hallowed day? of the Stonebrul?e Age. Walker I? a master producer. He know? how to get close to hi? audience. On flrst night? he ha? Intelligent employe? sound out members of the audience to ?ce what they think of the show, it? good point? ?nd bad. He also established a precedesti and abolished a ?tupid custom at the ?ame time. 'He doe? not Issue door check.. He believe? that any one eager enough to ?teal hi? way Into a theater after the first act should be permitted to ?e? the play. LESS PAPER WASTED BY PERIODICALS Economics Effected by Cutting Out File Copies and Returns. Pronounced decrease in wait? of paper through free copies, returned copie.* and "overe" was noticeable In thp reivrts of publications uaing news Print paper, according to the TaxgSTsA Trade Commission. Most rigid economie? were practiced by all, especially by the larger papers. One small daily showed returns of y> per cent, together -with more than 3 per cent unpaid and service copies and "overa.** Another showed 30 per cent unpaid and service copie.??, and another 40 per cent arrears together with more than 3 per cent "over*-." md unpaid and .service copies. One weekly farm paper, using newsprint, showed more than 42 per cent arrears; a small foreign language publication more than 84 per cent, and a church publication ^ per cent. One large monthly magazine, using newsprint, ahowed almost 40 per cent arrears, and another more than 19 per cent arrears and "overa." From the Ne\y York Tribune. Coiled in the CapitaU-Bris~s-s-bane What Hears-s-st's Editor Did With the Washington Newspaper German-American Brewers Bought for Him By Kenneth Macgowan '"''The Law Compels the Editor to Tell Who Owns on the statement that foodstuff? were cheaper in England than i America: the Newspaper. "It Ought Also Compel the Editor to Tell Who Owns the Owner." ?Washington Times, February 23, 1918. Washington. Sept. 20.? As editor of "The Washington Time?" Brisbane adopted and de veloped mo?t of the line? of argument which Hear.t? "New York American" used to obstruct America", effective part tn the war and to bring about a premature peace. 1. Brisbane attacked England bitterly. 2. Brisbane posed Japan as threatening American welfare, ?nd as growmg stronger through a war which wa? weakening our own country. 3. Brisbane pictured Mexico as a danger to ?be United State? and advocated it? conquest. 4. Brisbane constantly emphasized the horror of warfare and wTote of "international murder. 5. Brisbane tried td prevent the shipment o? food to the aflie? on the plea that American <-Jiildren were suffering. 6. Brisbane constantly emphasized the large ?ize of the loans "Price? UP in America?DOWN ia Eagtaad A Littie Puzzling. As We Are Feed?? Eagtaad." On Augu?! 8. 1917. in a plea for peace. Brisbane linked Enfia? with "commercial greed and )ealou?y." Colonie* England'* Price for Peace. On August 14, 1917. Brisbane combined abuse of England wit] emphasis on the cost of the war in money and men: "How many millions do we want te apead, bow an? men do we want to kill, m order to get ?mt entv rite pear? that would tatiif). US. bnt the peace tkat would ?an??. Eng land and tbe other allies? "which is the dominating eoKe ia tbe peace-making question? Is tt the voice of America, whick a mom pa-nag the bills, supplying the food, and asking nothing bat ae ene of murder? Is it tbe voice of England, not always reacwaed for ber unselfishness ?" The same strain continues: August 18. 1917?"Tkis country wiU ask nothing for rt?a-lf. and ? ha tbe right to demand that England shall not postpone peace b* made by the United States to the allies, and the ?till larger amounts making aay unrtaaonaD.e demands for heneM." being spent by the government, expatiating on the work of social wel fare they might do if they were not to be used for "wholesale murder." 7. Brisbane first pictured Germany as about to be rent and de feated by revolution. 8. Brisbane next spread the view that if peace were made the German people would then revolt and depose the Hohenzollerns. 9. Brisbane hailed Hearst as'"the most powerful and effective peace worker in thi? country," and called for an immediate peace. 10. Of immediate war measure?. Brisbane gave enthusiastic ?up port only to the building of a huge aerial fleet?a project that has since developed grave difficulties. p 11. While "camouflaging'* hi? anti-war utterances in the typical Hararstian manner. Brisbane filled his column? with a confusion of reasoning and propaganda which left one ?ingle clear impression? 1 doubt and criticism of our allies and the war. Blasting Britain. Here is the record of Brisbane'? attacks on England. All of it ap-. peared in "The Washington Times" and much of it was ^reprinted in "The Evening Journal" and Brisbane's signed column in "The Ameri ?. can. The firt day of Brisbane's ownership of The Times" he did his duty by ?ie brewers; the ?econd day. he talked of "the most^im portant work," which was to "get us honorably out of tie war;" on the third day, June 28, 1917. he was hammering England? "Dear old England learns quite ?lowly. "England takes <mr dollars?qnite a few of them, without close scrutiny?take? our word for it that they are good. England takes anything she can get from us?except our word as to the character of American? that we ?end abroad to help in the war. " 'Can 1 ?end oeer in my army Americsn-born men of German parentage to be ?hot and to fight for you?' ask? our old Uncle. 'Ah, ye?, you may do that.' replie? John Bull. Americans of German descent are good enough to fight for Englishmen, good enough to buy liberty bonds, to provide cash for Englishmen, good enough to gi-re money to the Red Cross, but not quite good enough to nurse a wounded English man, don't you know; they might put poison in his tea." On July 14. 1917, Brisbane imputed base motives to England over the embargo on trade to neutrals; "Our neutral embargo on shipments cost? thirty minio? dollars a year ont of the export trade of the United States. England congratulates ns SINCERELY on this wise, unselfish and patriotic step.' " On July 28. 1917, Brisbane harped on England's alleged ab sorption in self-interest: "Bnt when dear old England made a bargain with Ja pan to be good friends forever, she bargained with some body just a little bit smarter than herself?about the only nation on the earth with that quality." On July 30, 1917, Brisbane began a long series of attacks based August 19?"We that, probably have to wart ondi England trlb a? et what term? she will consent to peace Tbe United State* will b glad to get tbe news, and will hope thai tbe termi ?iU be sock a Germany will accept before t.ft??^?, to tbe last man ?ad the las mark?which might mean two or three years more of war." August 21?"We must leara what England want? bamdes tbe Germai colonies in Africa and Bagdad, and moral ronieuicoi for ItttM peoples.' "We shaD probably have to continue drilling aad main; bonds nntil England gets what she want??although ike MIGHT r? persuaded to throw off some ot tbe moral coacesaions August 26?"The government ii ?pending twenty-four make? doDan I day on war. Look at your watch. * Every taae th minute hand goe? all the way round tke government spe-ads ? million collars. "It may take many hours to persuade German? tc arrre np tt? African colonies to England and the Pacific islands te Japan. "Meat*while it coats ui a milbon dollari an boor te wait. atW we are not to get aaythmf out of it except the ??dataci?? mi making tbe world safe for democracy Vit ought not ta be caa> pefled to make too many other things safe for other peopte " September 10?"If they are not careful theae modern -rpubbci wii gel on England s narres. Russia it so kind-hearted she doe? t want te fighi at au. America is willing to fight but absolutely retases te rob thoa? thai she cocqocrs. There u such a thing as being toe load ktartitt. says old Br.tannia. '! didn't gtt Canada that way."* September 25- " 'Belgium to be evacuated, rebuilt and mdaanifii i with money that England will pay tor German coaoaie? Alleged German peace terms. "Not a bad idea. England ?ant? those colonie*, aav coWbm?, ALL colonies. It u ? natural want, and all right if earned ot? wisely. England manages her colonie? better thaa any other aa tion. Nobody would object to ber getting the German rokaniet Vy purchase?although many in thn country would ob ted. d cea? Tinced that Americani must go on fighting and spe-ading bdioai for several years to compel German, tc give the coioaics to Lap? land for nothing December 21?"Lloyd George retracts, as jaath W mtv Lafka/s ? -.irvi to Russia in regard to Conitantusopic "WHO WILL GET FT? "Our guess is that Constantinople wiB be erenh er-nded be tween England. Ireland. Scotland and Wale?' Brisbane's attitude ?oward England is particularly mterestin? in rev. nection with Postmaster General Burkson's definition last October of matter liable to censorship and suppression antier the trading with the enemy act. He ?aid: "We will na?t permit the publication or circul?t?? of anvthing hampering the war'? prosecution or attacking uaproperty our allies." Unfortunately, he had already permitted?and. a? Palmer \*>^tU "in the very capital of the nation, in the ?hadow of the Capitol itself." 100,000 Pounds Paper Collected by Firemen - Conservation of paper following the call of the government was shown by the report of lW.OOO pound? ? collected and aent out from Number 13 Are engine house for the salvage I department of the Red Cross last : week. I Fire Chief Wagner report? that the ', firemen give up their off hours to j th? work of sortin?: and baling thl? | paper and many give up their holi [ days as well to the ?ame work I Many carloads of paper have been ? ealvaged by the firemen. "SCHOOL DAYS" ?y DWIG RED CROSS PLrViNS TO SPEND $75,000,000 Relief Work in France Told in New Report. An aggregate of $.".?'?? ???' repre sente the past cxpemir ? ??? an4 the appropriations for the next six a month? of the Amer ?an Red Cross work ln France. Interesting detail? of money already expended and the ?uin? rejuired In the immediate future are contained In the fourth installment of the War Council'? report to the American peo-j Pie of the use of Its funds made pub lic here yesterday Reconstruction of the vast devastat ed areas of France ai,.l the relief o( the homeless and penniless refugee, ? of the stricken localities ??institute the two main Item? of expenditure. A quarter of million d'aliar? has been appropriated for the re-education in the United States of soldiers and civilians who have been mutilated in tha? French war lone. The Society o! Friends haa been allotted the sum ot ?1??a:?*8 for similar relief work. Mid-City Citizens Face Busy First Meeting. The proposed street car fare 'n ereaee housing problem? and the lib erty icaan campaign, will be the sub- | Jects under consideration at the first fall meeting of the Mid-City Citisene' | Association at 100? Seventh street j northwest, at $ o'clock toiught. $10,000 FIRE IN WAREHOUSE. Firemen Get It Under Control After j Fighting ?40 Minutes. Fire ln the warehouse snd garage] building of Wilson * F.ogers, com I mission merchants, in lhe rear of ?? ] Third street southwest, yesterdsy re sulted in damage estimated to be] $10.000. The building ront.inei? canned food stuffs, ro.jn.ts and butter. The flames destroyed two automobile trucks. The tire broke out about 1 o'clock, fire companies Nos. 3, * and 14 responding. In forty minutes Uie thiee companies j ?L?eeajaid ??, hringlng tbe fire under control. The gasoline thst was In the tanks of tbe two trucks caused the rireinen considerable worry for a while, but finally burnid Itsef out. Th? lo??s is partly oovand b> lrnsur an? Dance for War Workers At High School Tonight An open fire will greet the g-jests of the CentraJ Hlrh School at the r?gu ler Monday evening dance tonight. Dan-re will be held tomorrow ni-ht and Wednesdsy ntsht as well. Tin? is a change in the a? hedule which j war workers are requested to take note of. ?Classic dancing will b? taught at the Thomson Community Center for the thrase nights and danc-es will also be held at tbe East WaslitaatUM? ?im munity Canter at EasVern High Schi?ol, Seventh anal Pennsv lv snia avenue southeast. Two Ship Stewards Fined, Selling Booze to Yanks London. Sept.?Two ship stewards were fined S50 apiece at Laverpool for selling whisky to American soldier? who were passengers on their ves sels. The men said they knew it was forbidden to sell liquor to Brit ish troops, but thought they could sell ? to Americans OPHELIA'S SLATE. WotiXT my?M*tvi tvtY'tUNT , BOM EXPECT FIXED PRICE ON MILK IN CAPITAL Retailer, Must Explain FritJay lis? Cause for Raise. Tt is eifsascted that C*sara?n?-?s R ???? son. the local food asadi?rtni?trst?>r. w.ll put milk on the fair prio? list, a? *??? been done la numero?? other ?-itlasa to pressant profiteering. Mr. W ]*? > has desma?aaJsBvd an expLaaatlon for tassa rex-ent lnct-a>?a?ae of 1 ?-sent a s-juan. mads? by ?everal of th? leading rria.l dealers, at a meeting ne?rt Friday night. Since th? dairymen ara ?till charg ing the same pr!?-e. C, to "* ?reni? per gallon for milk and tb* farmer? da? not beJieve that theras Is ?wy dsn g?r of a shortage, the fe?ed adm'nl? trator deve? not mee the ? naassi few ttva in?-rvease The dealers claim there haa been an Inci-ssau. in gmmmmmt ?**?? pens?. ci? Large Increase In Gasoline Productio | Showing th* progresa mstV In tha production of gasolina? from nsturai gss. In ?addition to that estrmetati from petroleum, th* Vnjted Stat?? ? ?eological ??3t????t ta-aday report? ??. ?M.KH gal levaras from that ?oure* In ?SIT. a gain ?af In per ?rent otrmpar*?! w ith th* ltm output Th? quantity of commarciaaj gasoline ? rpt-asaenterd by the output ?>f raw gasoline m 1*1" probably amounted to mon? than mamtm? gallon?. Th* vol urn. of natural gas from which tha gasolina wa? rsKatrv erasd was abaMlt tM.ta?.tm,mm cubie tmal. snd the aver-agii recovery wa? a half Kslloti for every thosaavand ca?ble feast A Tonic and Health Builder Tak? CAI.CERB8 to rid ???Mii-Mlf ?f that weakening, persistent rrnmfft which 1. threatening ?roti ?Ja-vU throat or long tronblaa Br*? In ?cut? cases* a**e?<-tl?vf ?kroat sor lUeaga CA!X*ERl.*? hive gtseaa roues* -elief?In roanvo???? helping te re ?tore health. They glv ? sllsajjlli to eomrast tlln???* r*ontslB ??aalH?jni (? lim* ?Wit? to r?vBTVpoilo4sa?a || to b? ~ev ?i ' ? ab t al,.?!?? .rsss.a.?. a?? f? ??^?G? ? t t.Al???W??r?*(!rT ?Ha?n?a??e?a? _i>hl? .