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Bring "Fourth" Your Savings Next Saturday
To?lay?Partly cloudy. Tomorrow
Highest temperature yesterday, 78;
lowest, 49c.
NO. 4.353.
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1J efficiently. Wheo you ha? fm
iih?*d rMduia your copy of Tb?
Washington Herald, hand it to ??roe
peraoo who haa not atta one. Make
each copy do double duty in wartime
and help aave paper.
??\?-? ( 'PVT 'a V? ..?.las??? ???? ?ak
Pol! Indicates R??quir?sd 64
Votes for Anthony
Mrs. Catt, Accessing Vice
President, Appeals for
"True Democracy."
Suffrage leaders, both in and out
Of Congress, are extremely confi
dent that they will win their long
deferred victory in the Senate to
day when the Anthony amend
ment is called up for final action.
A poll of the Senate yesterday,
made by Senators who favor the
amendment, is said to make cer
tain that the required number o?
sixty-four votes vvi'l be cast for
the amendment. The final roll
call probably will be taken late in
the day.
Senator Tones, of New Mexico,
chairman of the Committee on
f?uffrae<e. who will have charge of
?the measure, refrained from mak
ing any positive prediction as to
'the result. He believes, however,
that the victory will be won.
EaMaaTaTfc '?? ? .?a? (ksesleea.
Senator Curtis of Kansas, the Re
publican whip, who Is co-operating
with Senator Jones ln the manage
ment of the fleht, also believe? that
the roll call will show the required
two-third.? majority in favor of the
lendment. He has accounted for
??he absentees. Includine Senator
?son of California, who will be
>le to be present, and finds that
with the loss of these votes
'there will be enough to put the
amendment through.
In preparation for today's battle,
both organizations of woman were
?ley yesterday, lobbyists for and
sinst suffrage swooping down
cm th? SeaatOTS In their offices in
.t Dumber?. Some of these
ta remaaiajassl . tar- tassa Senat.?
ce Bullding until the last Sens
for had left for the day. aeektnaj
turn the tide ot votes either for
?tar again.t the imandmenl.
Va ?atra Vlalt Marahall.
A delegation of suffrage w<?men.
headed by Mrs. Carrie Chaoman
Catt. called first upon Vice Preat
sfent Marshall and left with him a
statement showing the extent to
which the amendment has been fa
vored by party organizations and
State legislatures. abater they call
ed upon individual Senators in their
offices and presented the same argu
ments. Mrs. Catt's escort included
women from every State in the
l*Vi her address to Vice President
"Marshall Mrs. Catt said:
"The entire world has now turn
ed its eyes to the United Statea. a?
the accepti-d and acknowledged
leader of democracy, yet many other
countries have exceeded our own in
promptness in enfranchising their
?.-??men and making democracy .1
realized fact. Our opponents find
?atisfaetlon ts? quotine the many d?
fauts for woman suffrage. It ia
true that in legislatures, in political
conventions, our cause has met
many defeats, but our cause has
never met a los?, for one cannot lose
what one has never had. The only
thing ?hat counts la our ga?na and
the ?irrnitVant thing is that no
political convention this yesr has
refused to endorse suffrage or the
Federal amendment."
Admiralty Officer Declares Sink
ings Exce?d Construction.
Amsterdam. Sept ?5?How the Her
man people continue lo be led to be
lieve that the I'-hoats sre winning- the
?arar for the central powers Is shown
by s semi-offlelsl utterance by Capt.
Brunniughaus, of the Gerrnsn r.ti
mlralty staff. In which he is quoted
tu saying:
"The U-boats are sinking more
cargo apse? thsn is being built, snd
the ?aillais neeseia are growing steadily.
I'esplte alt the ?lefenae maasuras ot
our ??epponent.?. our U-boat weapon is
Dn the increase.
'Th? number of U-boats In the
service today is larger than at any
pasTlod of tii? war. The navy raain
_jaafc? the conviction that tha U-boat
I-U the sole mear.s of inaJting the
allies see res-son.
"We must keat-p the belief In ths ef
r ctlvemess of This weapon alive
u?eong our people."
Sitial. Aviators Destroy Eight
Boche Balloon?.
'.ondon. Sept 3.?Fifty-three Ger
n airplanes and eight balloons were
?.- ?ught down by lhe British yester
!iy. the war osace repon ?,n a.iation
ted tonlxht. The British lost ten
? chines. TweHvavand-a-half tons ?,f
-ribs were d ?Tapped on various Ger
? ? targets.
ha Acting Secretary of War, Ben
i-i :t Crowell. has appointed Albert
V R?ssel a member of the? War
:r~4tu Bosrd. to flit the vacancy
m> ami by th? resignation of Fer
ai do P. ? eel.
P. Bus-tell has been connert.*!
Mr -rowell's office since Janu
?un? was formerly in tiie
.'autui-ms?; business as p-etideru
?.e K-asaset Motor Axle Compar. ?
tie.-'i?:-. of the Kujjsel ??:., ?
? Foundry Company of Detroi*.
Lanky Australian
Permits One Fritz
To Take Furlough
At the British Front, Sept.
. 25.?British officers are tell
ing a story about a lanky
good natured Australian who
brought in a band of pris
oners. He noticed all were
happy but one. He told a
prisoner who spoke English
to ask the sullen "Heinie"
what he was grouchy about.
The solemn one said he was
blue because he was to go on
leave the next day and want
? i to see his wife and chil
"Oh," drawled the Aus
tralian, "is that what's ailing
him? Well, its tough luck to
be caught on the eve of a fur
"I guess the British gov
ernment won't fret itself to
death over one humble Fritz,
seeing the huntin's been so
good of late. Tell your
gloomy friend to beat it
while the going's good and
not to linger before I change
my mind."
Bystanders say they could
hardly see that Heinie through
the dust his lightning quick
feet were making.
Rev. John Ireland .Suc
cumbs to Heart Attack
in St. Paul.
ft Paul. Sept. S.?Archbishop John
Ireland, of the St Paul diocese of the
Catholic Church, died at 5:55 o'clock
tofay after a long illness of heart
disease and stomach trouble. He was
80 years old.
I Archbishop John Ireland recently
celebrated his 80th birthday. Shortly
afterward he suffered a second re
lapse within six months and his con
dition became grave.
Death Caaaea ?aejetly.
Death came quietly. A score of
prominent Catholic clergymen were at
the bedside.
For three days Archbishop Ireland's
' physicians had kept their patient
alive by the ame ot oxygen. Late last
nletht tho linai relapse came and in
the darkened room where priests and
; nuns softly chanted prayers for tbe
?Jylnj? the'?Snd ?rame without a percep
; tibie si-tn.
I The archbishop's sister. Mother Su
perior seraphine; Sister Rose. Father
Thomas A.. Welch, the archbishop'.-?
secretary; Vicar General J. C. Byrne
and Bishop Joeeph Busch, of St.
Cloud, were kneeling beside the bed.
The prelate's sister had been In al
most constant attentane? for more
? than seventy-two hours.
! Members of the archbiahop's house
; hold said arrangements for the fu
I neral would not be completed until
word.was received from a number of
! church dignitaries ?ao attended the
I funeral of Card'nal John M. Farley
! In New York yesterday.
! John Ireland. Archblshp of St. Paul.
I Minn., was SO years old. having been
? horn September 11. 1S3S. In Hurnchurch.
County Kilkenny. Ireland. Hia Ion?
career as an American prelate and
the report, three times circulated, that
he was to be elevated to th? College
of Cardinals, made him an interna
tional ligure. He held radical views
on religion and established a reputa
j ti.in for aggressiveness and tenacity
I of purpose that won him counties.?
I f.iends and many enemies, for he
j never lacked courage of hla convic
tions. He was as outspoken in de
claring war upon what he regarded
as evil as he waa wholehearted In his
advocacy of what appealed to him
as good.
He came to America with his par
ents at the age of 11. settling in <"hl
cago. His brilliant mind was marked
j even in his early school days Hia
j family moved to St. Paul, where th?
J vou?h attracted th? attention of
j i.lshop Cratin. After finishing his
I studies at St. Paul he was sent to
France for further study. Returning
in 1881. he was ordained a priest.
? taeitali-ln la I ? Il War.
He volunteered as a chaplain In the
civil war and served for fifteen
I months with the Fifth Minnesota
I Regiment. He" shared the soldiers'
? discomforts and even Joined In the
engagement at the battle of Corinth,
Miss., to the extent of passing cart
ridge?! to the fighting men. Bad
health forced his retirement front
army life.
Father Ireland was made archbishop
May 15. 1S8S. He won distinction by
his unremitting Ught to upbuild the
church in tho Northwest and as an
unllinchin?t advocate of prohibition.
In 1311, when it was expected he
would be made a cardinal, there was
mu?:h indignation expressed by Catho
lic in his own archdloceee anil those
in the Northwest, when it was le-smed
that i.e had been passed over by the
Pope. A virtual promise was said
to hav? beam made by Pope Leo XI?
sBhortly before 1902 that Archbishop
Iceland snould re?oive the red hat
Ireland had been the author of th?
negotiations between the Holy 8ee and
the United States regarding the Phil
ippines and was insti nental in hav
ing- Wm. Howard Taft, then Presi
dent-elect, sent to Rome to set them
afoot. The Archbishop held the warm
friendship of Taft and Theodore
Roosevelt. His candidacy for the
e-irdlnalate was backed by many In-'
fluential '?tholics. and Gen. dl Ces
nota weiu to Rome to advocate his
election. The failure of the mission
was a keen disappointment.
l'oli' Balked Press lian.
In 1903 there were dispatches
from Rome newspapers stating that
Ireland would be elevated to the
cardinalato If President Roosevelt
should so request. The report re
ceived semi-official ?if nial from the
Vatican, from which emanated the
statement that "the Pope would not
make cardinals because of news
paper support." Strung opposition
developed to I.-iJand's p-sjspective
??*? vat i?, ? ?Linon ?g perseas who it
cavile.] that in isas ??e was severely
criticized fur acc-oinpapyin;, Bet
laXitu? Storei, then Minister to Bel
Plain, Well Cut, Dark Blue
Sergt Costume for
Clerical Force. *
Red Croe? uniform have been
?adopted for the clerical workers dur
ing office hours at national head
quarters, American Red Croee, It wan
announced yesterday.
The costume selected will be of
dark blue serge and of a design that
was selected because of Its plainness
and well cut lines.
The blouse will be very ?Imple with
a narrow banding at the collar. With
this will bo worn an organdy fichu
twenty Inches wide, finished with a
hemstitched edge, which will servo as
.1 collar and will be belted in at tho
waist. Broad white pique cuffs,
pointed at the center, will be fastened
on the sleeves with serge covered
Skirt of Medium Fallaessi
Serse Belt.
The skirt will be of medium full
ness and finished at the top with a
?Id? serge belt, trimmed with cov
eted buttons of the same material.
A chevron with the initials of the
American Red Cross will be mono
gramed on an aim band. Permission
to wear this mark of service is grant
ed only during the hour? of duty at
national headquarters. It the cos
tume Is worn outside of olBc?, the
chevron must be removed.
The only Jewelry that may be worn
with this uniform will be a service
pin, which is now being deigned, to
hold the organdy fichu in place.
I nlf?rm Sat a ..a.a.la.ar? ??of
This uniform is in no way oon?
pulsory but it was adopted .it tho
urgent request of the workers them
selves. This dress is designed tot
ottico work only and for wear to and
from the offlce. It was especially
desired by the workers as the clerical
force of the American Red Cross is
th? only unit to whom a group cos
tume had not been assigned.
As an offlce substitute for this uni
forra, a slip-on dark blue chambray
apron with white pique collars and
cuffs has been selected. This can be
slipped over any dress, yet resembles
the regulation uniform in effect.
U-Boat Menace Decrease?, Say?
British Admiralty.
-t*T '
London, Sept. ?5.?British snip
pins; losses due to the U-boat war
fare during; the month of August
were smaller than those of any
month since September, 1916. the
Admiralty announced tonight.
The figures of British and neutral
shipping losses during August are:1
British. ITS. 101 tons. Neutral?.
151.SJS tons. Total, 327.67*'tons.
During th? month of August ves
sels aggregating 8.1'?.Kr! 5 tons
sailed from British ports.
glum, to dine with King Leopold.
Efforts of Mr. and Mrs. Storer to ad
vance Ireland's Interests a'so pro
voked criticism.
A letter from the Pope on Ameri
canism was made the ground for a
sharp difference of opinion between
Ireland and Archbishop Corrigan re
specting its Interpretation. A Cath
olic newspaper, printed in England
about the same time published a let
ter from its Rome correspondent
which called Archbishop Ireland an
apostate and asserted his views
"would bring him ln league with
Hebrews and Freemasons." Ire
land's reply was that the attack had
been made by Jesuits.
Ireland strongly championed re
ligious freedom in America. He was
democratic to a degree. Visiting
royalty and dignitaries in England.
France. Ireland. Belgium and Italy
In 190*. he represented himself as
"?imply an American prelate."
Am?ricanisai ?in? Friends.
His strong outspoken Americanism
won to him th? friendship of manv
who differed from some of his ex
pressed radical views. He staunchly
advocated military training and pre
paredness before America entered "fho
war. ?
He made frequent attacks upon the.
fellaclea of socialism and did not
hesitate to defend capital when occa
sion arose. He said at a dinner In
St. Paul:
"The church Is no enemy of wealth.
Wealth well uaed i? a gift of the
The establishment, enlargement and
the strengthening of the scope ot
parochial schools occupied much of
hi? attention. He defended his
course in thi? in the following worais:
"Th? evil in America Is the decay cf
religion, and. In logicai sequence,, the
decay of morals. In both cases' the
cause of the decay Is the enforced
secularism of ?tate sects. The issue of
Americanism and Catholicism Is with
u? always and is needless. Its solu
tion is ?ood citizenship, wli!;l> Is the
hope of America's safety."
Archbishop Ireland displayed ardent
patriotism during the present war.
In thi? he consistently followed the
stand he had taken tn opposing ihe
Faribault plan. Tbe plan resulted
in a petition to the Vatican to estab
lish German parishes In ine L'nlted
States, with parochial schools to
which should be Issued otdei-s that
the German language be taught.
Combatting this in iiome th? Arch
bishop maintained that "Catholics in
Arnvrlca are Americans. Our coun
try is not Poland to be partitioned at
the good pleasure of foreigners."
Archbishop Ireland made ?tauch
fi lends amon?' the .clergy of Washing
ton, and always kept in close touch
with those priests in whom he was
] particularly interested. Among the
pastors of this city the archbishop al
ways maintained an especially warm
friendship for the late Rev. Dr. D. J.
Stafford, of St. Patrick's Church, and
the Rev. Eugene A. Hannan, now rec
tor of St Martin's Church. On the
occasion of his many visits to the
("apit. I the distinguished prelate in
variably visited Father Stafford and
Father Hannan to encourage their
local activities, and It Is said that he
wept when the news of Father Staf
ford's death reached him.
Wales Rail Strike Near, End.
Amsterdam. Sept. i;_Th* South
Wales Railway stiike was ti.-neti. ally
ended tonight when tAK sfiktrs at
Cardiff and Newport voted to return
to work.
29,002 GASES
Pneumonia Also Grips 644
New Victims Accord
ing to Report.
_ . ..
Local Red Cross Chapter
?Adopts Modified Gas
Spanish influenza in the army
camps yesterday took toll of 5,324
ne?v cases, with an additional 644
new cases of pneumonia, frequent
ly a complication of Spanish in
fluenza. The total Bumbcr of in
fluenza cases in the camps to date
is 29,002.
The total for the civilian popu
lation is not yet known. Surgeon
General Rupert Blue, of the I'nited
States Public Health Servcie, ex
plained that the disease was not
??eportable by low, but that twenty
six States thus far arc included in
the epidemic.
Yesterday for the vrst time cases
were reported from the Pacific
Coast, epidemic in the State of
Washington and sporadic in Cali
The alarming spread of the
world epidemic so quickly in the
United States and the overcrowd
ing of hospitals in epidemic cen
t ers.brought about a hasty meet
ing today of the medical chiefs of
the army, navy. Red Cross and
United States Public Health Serv
ice to discuss means of aiding the
civilian medical authorities.
Secretary McAdoo yesterday
afternoon directed Dr. Blue to
open the Marine Hospital at Wil
mington, K. C, for influenza cases
from thai fhinyards there.
Dr. Blue, when seen last night,
emphasized the need of isolation
of the individual. He said that the
present need of industry and the
comparatively small proportion of
the . population as yet affected
would not ?.?arrant the isolation of
communities by quarantine.
Go home, go to bed. call a physician,
stay In bed till better and Indoors till
well." is the Surge-on (Te?erais advice
to those who fall victim to the dis
Prevention he outlined as likely only
by avoiding crowds and crowded
places where contact with o thcrs
spreads the disease, by sneezing and
coughing; by keeping oneself clean In
clothing and person, especially of th?
nose and mouth. The germ la car
ried to others from the nose and
mouth and the only probable means
by which the germs enter the system
is by the nose or mouth.
The newest means of combatting
the spread of the disease is announced
by the Washington chapter of the Red
Cross in the form of a germ mask
The device Is a modified form or the
gas mask, it is mad? of four layers
of thin clean gauie, arranged so as
to cover the mouth and nose of the
wearer and designed to act as a
filter asain?t germs.
It Is stated that the Potomac divi
sion of the Red Cross has ordered
45,000 of the masks for use of the
soldiers in training In the vicinity
of Washington and for patients at
the Walter Reed Hospital in this city.
Aready ion of them have been sent
to the hospital. They are now being
made by prominent women of Woah
ington at the local surgical dressing
station of the Red Cross.
If the contrivance proves an ef
fective preventatlve measure. It Is
believed It will he adopted at the
various camps throughout the coun
try where Spanish influenza has dis
Returned Yanks Will Be Employed
by U. S.
Soldier-! upon their return from
the battlefields will he given em
ployment reclaiming lands accord
ine to Arthur P. Davis, who ?.poke
at a moetinir of the Single Tax As
sociation in the Public Library last
night. /
"When the war ends," he said. "If
It ends next year there will b?
4.000.000 men comin?; back from
Europe who cannot he Immediately
employed. The necessary readjust
ment of such a vast number to pri
vate life cannot he accomplished in
such a very short time. The gov
ernment will employ these men in
draining- swarsip lands, irrigating
arid land.': and cutting: timber from
wooded lands. When thi? land is
reclaimed It ?ci 11 be portioned out .to
the soldiers- i?d they will be allow
ed to ray for this land on easy pay
Mrs. Marie A. D. Madre-Marfhall
has been touring; the northern part
of ?v'cv York State lecturing on
"How the Negro Hay Best Aid the
Nation to Win Its War ?"or Liberty
and Democracy.'"
afra. Madre-Marshall is president
of the District Federation o? Wom
en's Clubs (colored) and ia connect
ed with tli? public school?. SI 10 e'.
pect.s to take an active part in th?
approaching Fourth Liberty Loau
Campaign in the District,
Haig Reports Selency Vil
lage in Hands of
French Beat Off German
Thrusts Between Aisne
and Aillette.
Yanks and Poilus Push Ahead for
Gains Around
London, Sept. 25.?Capture of
Selency Villane, two miles north
west of St. Qucntni was announc
ed by Field Marshal Haig in his
report tonight. Several prisoners
were taken. Three German coun
ter attacks at Fayett were re
pulsed. A German attack east of
Epehy and German raids at Inchy
and in the neighborhood of
Mouvres also were beaten off the
statement says.
French Repulse Attack?.
Paris, Sept. 25.?The Germans!
made violent attacks against the
French today south of St. Quentin
and between the Aisnc and the
Aillette. They were everywhere
repulsed with heavy losses, the
war office announced tonight.
This afternoon a vigorous Ger
man effort to throw the French
?out of the outskirts of Dallon Vil
lage, two and a half miles south
of St. Quentin, was beaten off.
Between the Aisne and the
Aillette, the Germans attacked
violently around Moisy Farm and
on thai plateau north of Allefftant.
"In ipite of all day efforts,"
?ays the statement, "the enemy
was unable to retake the positions
taken by the French in the last
few da>s. The enemy suffered
heavy losses and left prisoners in
our hands."
Aaterlraa? gear? Gains.
With the American Army In Lor
raine. S? pt. 15.?The American? and
French attacked east of the Moselle
this morning. They ,iuja progress
In the regions of Champey ?na?.
There was lively aerial activity.
This Is the flrst fine day for a long
Bouziere? lies a little more than
ten miles southwest of Metz. Cham
pey. a little more than a mile south
west of Bouxieres, le eleven miles
from Metz. The operation reported
by the staff correspondent of Uni
versal Service may be the begin
ning of the expected encircling
movement against Metz. The logi
cal Inception of such a movement
would be the pushing of the Amer
ican lines east of the Moselle north
ward to a level with those ot
Pershlng's forces 011 the west bsnk
of the river at Pagny-sur-Mosella.
I"? r.t.init Reporta ?tail? f Day.
The following official communique
from Gen. Pershing cover'ng t.^day?
operations of the American Expedi
tionary Force? was received by tn?
AVar Department last night:
"Section A. The day passed quiet
ly in the sector occupied by our
Long-Established Societies Furnish
Stable Element in Bolshevik Chaos.
There is economic strength ln the
Russian co-operative movement The
growth of the co-operative societies
since the beginning of the war has
established tbetn as probably the
most ?atablo factor in Russia.
In addition to their activitie? in
commodity buying and selling, they
have built up a solid financial struc
ture. The Moscow Narodny Ban!??,
founded by them ln 1912. has been the
only ban!? off which the Bolsheviks
havo kept the!? hands. AVhen the
Bolshevik bank-nationalizing act was
passed, a force of Reds attempted to
take possession of the Moscow bank.
But the co-operative societies pro
tested that It was a bank of the peo
ple and conducted In their interest,
and could not lie tauen away from
them. As a result, the Moscow
! N'arodny Bank has not since heen In
1 teifcred with. Its turnover for the
I year WIT was more than "i.OOO.OfXiOOO
! ruble?.
The consumers' societies, which were
I among the earliest of the co-opera
I tives. date back to ISC'.. But they did
[not begin to be widespread until IDOO.
Since the start of the war in 191? they
have more than doubled in number.
The first consumers' society to be or.
I g-anized among industrial workers
| was founded in IS70. at the Kynov
Works, far up in the Ural Mountains.
The experiment has since been suc
1 ccssfull'y repeated in many factory
Germany Afre?? to Sellare?.
Berlin, vit London, Sept. 15.?Ger
many lias conceded the right of Spain
lo s?-?zc German lontiaue interned in
Spanish 1 orts equivalent to Spanish
tonnatn sank by U-boat?. Announce
ment to this efTect was made late to
Garfield ? ? v e s 11 g a ting
CSarges Tha? "Interests'*
Control "Fuel Men."
If th* Fii-1 Administration has been
dominated or improperly influenced
by th? coal and oil Interests, as ha?
been persistently stated in both publ.c
and private circles here. Dr. Harry A
Gnrrteld. hi friend? rmy, ? roposrs to
lk-4 i'-attt
? t?tai the r*uel Adminis
tration nas been Jobbed by thee? in
terests. In wave and to an extent i>er
sonally unknown to the Fuel lhrec
ter, ia receiving the earnest consid?r
ation of Dr. ?..t.field. It is also re
ceiving? the careful attention of other
administration heads In Washington.
Within the past forty-eight hours
fact* have come to light which in
dicate the present Investigation from
within the Fuel Administration id
likely to lead to drastic measures
aimed to wholly remove any cause
for criticism or complaint which may |
l>e found to exist in the department.
Realises (?.rarity ?of SUaatl?*.
Dr. Garfiold's eyes have be-^n opened
to the seriousness and gravity of th?
situation since he first discussed with
..pwi-pnper men last week th? alleged
connection of coal and oil representa
tives with the Fuel Administration.
He h.is learned among other things:
1. That Senator Lodge has a copy ?
of a Utter written by J. D. A. Mor-|
low. general director of bituminous
coal distribution of the Fuel Admin
istration and admittedly upon the pay
roll of the National Coal Association
to the extent of an annual salary of
$15.000. upon which, it is reliably
stated, the Massachusetts Senator
contemplates basing a demand for a?
official Inquiry.
Pmr K?r| trimmt?!, -ilion'?, 1 ?pfi-in
2. That the Morrow letter contains
among other extraordinary revela
tions the statement that the roal
operators have been paying the bulk
of the Fuel Administration s expenses
since Its organization.
3. That this letter was ? rid resse? ? Io
William Hard, a magazine writer,
who is declared to have been vici
ously opposed to the administration.
4. That Morrow organized from the
staff of regular press agents of the
coal operators a pre?? bureau of his
5. That ihe "official" publicity of |
the oil division Is handled in a simi
lar manner by employes of the oil In- I
teres ts. j
Certain extracts of the Morrow let
ter ha\e been MM by ??everal t'nlted^
Statea officials during the past twen
ty-four hours. it appears lhat the
letter is dated AtiRust M. ?9IS. it
was addressed to Will..t? Hard, 'care
of th? Kndion. JLoii? T**\ke. Hamilton
If further became known yeater
day that Dr. ?rurfleTd tmg htaUtdied'
an inquiry among the employes of
his department to ascertain which tf
any have received compensation of
any character from either the ooal
or oil industrie?
Dr. GarfieW is also InvestigatinR the
circumstances of the issuance of the
order for "Gas less Sundays."
35 Representada es Return to Rus
sia in Exchange for English.
London. Sept. 15.?It. Litvlnoff.
theBolshevist ambassador to Great
Britain and fifty-four of his com
patriots left today for Russia.
The above dispatch indicate.? a?"?
und??! standing: has been reacheAjT-lae
tween the British government and
the Bolsheviki regarding tjje? ??j
ehange of British governili*? j-ep
rt_a>ei?tatives held In Itussfc and
i:Tit!slan? lu England. g
President Expected to An
swer Von Hertling at New
York Friday Night.
Germany's latest pea-^e ferle w ?
be squelched by President Wilson
when he opens the Fourth Liberty
Loan campaign In N'ew Tork tomor
row night.
The text of the speech mede by
Count von Hertling. the imperial
German chancellor, before the main
committee of tbe Reichstag, was
recei\ed yesterday afternoon by th?
State Department.
While no comment was forthcom
ing from the State Depcrtment. ap
parently in view of the fact that
the entire ?ubject will be handled
by tbe Tr?pident, there woe little
attempt to conceal the disgust fett
at the chancellor's whine for peace.
There is no doubt now, in the
minds of persons at the Capital,
that Germany and Austria are act
ing In concert on peace.
Weal* Stifle Pear.
One attempt has been to stifle It
by fear; another has been to draw
the allies into a conference. Per
haps the foremost feature of the
peace maneuvers, and one which is
particularly pleasing to officials
he re. is the apparently In spi red
campaign against President Wilson
?nnd the American people in the
German pre.??, which has told about
the "war fury raging here." Thia
point waa alao touched upon In the
chancellor's speech. The err my
press his likewise been typifying
the United States of late as the
"mort bloodthirsty" of opponents.
The German chancellor, in addition
to the four principle? outlined by
I resident Wilson, comments on the
fourteen clauses which th? President
has laid d"wn as a basta of peace.
fend declares his willingness to accept
Discusi?n Timms l??-?ulbl*.
These fourteen principles show th?
utter Impossibility of a peace discus
sion at the present time One of them
provides for "the evacuation of Rua
r?an territory and the abandonment
nf economic control therein." Th?
German government haa sine? en
tered info the Rrest-LUovsk treaty.
Another nf the fourteen principles
pro videa for "an independent Polish
?'.Ate." whereas Poland is mv M?V
G?..-:ian domination and both Ger
mana and Austrians are barrering
ove?- the spoils there.
V\m HcrtltnfTs -peace feeler wilt be
ivlcfaiCf. to oblivion the sam? as tho
? um nan note, it la believe | here, be
cause tite President hxs already
.<hov.n b? will have nolhi.t?,? ?? di
with fri since re proposals, and lbs Ger
man ?*h.incr*Hor's speech is deemed
insincer?' throughout.
Forme** Washingtonian
In UY" Service Overseas
Rev. Stephen Gardner, former
TYashingtonlan. who was horn In this
city, and whose mother and three
sisters nre residents here, has Join*I
the Y. If. C. A. for aervice abroad,
ar.d presumably Is already tu France.
Mr. Gardner resigned the rectorship
of St. John's Episcopal Church at
Chicago to undertake this active over
sea? aervice.
! Mr. Gardner Is S3 years old snd a
graduate of ?t Stephen's College, at
Aimnnil^c, "N. Y. has been serving
in Ihe Weat for the past few years
with various charges? He haa passed
a montk each summer In Washington.
1 whore his laat service before ?ailing
[was at St. Albans Church, of whicr
..Rev. Mr. Is rector
t Two of Mr. Gardners ?iree eitlere
are engaged in sr>verr.:neot work 4?
tbta city.
Pursuit of Enemy in Pales
tine Continues Toward
Turkish Forces East of Jor
dan Split in Two by
Allied Lino Ad\ ?need Thou?*?*!
Closer to
German Bate.
Yard? Closer to Maio
London, Sept. r?.?More ?haa
40,000 Turks have been captured
by Sir Edmund Allenby's British
army in Palestine, tbe war office
announced late today. The num
ber of captured gun?, enumerated
so far is 265.
"In Palestine "ire are pursuing
the enemy," says the statement.
"East of the Jordan .ve arc ap
proaching Amman.
"North of this station the Arab*
have demolished the iiilway- and
are pressing the enemy retiring
from Maan.
"More -.han 40.000 p-isoner? and
265 guns have been counted.''
The entire artillery of the two
routed Turkish Nablus armies hi?
fallen to the British, according to
dispatches from tbe Palestine
As a result of the capture of
Maan, east of the Jordan, by the
Arab?, the Turkish forces in that
region have been ?pili in two.
They are in a perilous politica
and it is regarded as doubtfal if
they can make good their ? scape.
Enemy Retreat Continues.
Pari?, Sept 3f.?"The retreat of
?the enemy cc itinee? despite the
res;??ner of frrsli fierro "?n troop?
?cft?sn?cst ?? ?f tM-iastir," savi a
war office communiqae on the
Macedonia front, annoiwired to
day. The French-Serbian forres
have passed Prilrn and have
reached the 'ine Kn-nova-Nicovo
The Serbians ha taken Po
padij and Hilif 1 and have gained
ground west of the lo?er Cerna.
The Fri'txh. Bnt 1?h aan?l Greek for
er? made substantial progr???? north
of Uh? Doiran. Thirl.? mora? nine
aitai great atorra, of railway rvaterlat
hava- b??en raptured.
LondiMi. Sept. ?'.-?'?. thr writ 'ronf
ln Macedonia snd in Albania, tha?
allire.-?er* again victorious durine
thr lart twamty-f ur hours.
Thr Bntls". ?rd French are direct!??
tn front of St. Quentin In S Maat?
circle thr northern end southern ends
of ?hi? h srr 1rs? tla.-in two mile? front
thr big Htndrnnurg linr he.su.on.
petrols latr toda? wrrr rrportrd aafcirt
.ng Ft Quentin'? auburba.
On the face of tbe lateat authorita
tive news from the front It serins a.
aafe prediction that the ,-lts- ctutn:??.
hold iterlf another forty-eight fcaserr.
The Urltiah. during the night pash
?ad their line? another i.CK? yar?> -los<e
to St. Quentin from the northwest
above Selene?, th? village two miles
from thr elty. In th* streets of Pel
eney uninterrupted fighting hs? raged
since the. British entered from tha
wort yeeterday.
Since the resumption by th* British
snd French ?e?t??rdBv of th? pu?h
atralnet St. Quentin mote than 1.&?
prisoners have l?a?rn taken.
In Macedonia, the Bulgarian retreat
continue* atea? tt-e 110-mlle front be
tween the region north of Monaatir
and the strums River with th? allies '
everywhere in full pursuit.
The Italian?, forming the left wing
of the silled Macedonia arr-.y. a'artr.1
a new smash in Albania today, details
ef which arc ?till larking. The eiten
aion of thr front to thr Adriatic would
make thr attari-'lng line 300 miles lang.
Th? total num>r of cans taken by
the Serbisn? sin^e th? drive started
is now put st 1>
Fresh important adva?- e? ateo araf~
reported hy Gen. Allenby In Palaattn?.
Canadian Corporal Tells
How He Dealt Vengeance.
At the Brush Firant Say* S-It
falta te the lat of few men to tatsj.^
vengeance with thr swift near "at^*""
thoro'ig* nra? with which a certain
Canad'an corporal "got hi?' man ?
The corporal, while leadine- his sjqu -.4
in sn attack, was wounded in the
He dropped, hut kept on d. ?ea tina; Mis
msn. He told them to push on- ?uie
they did
He tried to stand up. but ?1 hit a
second time ill? ;.i?e In ih?? ana.
by the same German ?nlpe He
rolled Into a ?hell Sole. By chance h?
ssw that the . rater was cannetta??!
with a trench winch led to th? rear of
ihr Oerman ?mprr.
Suffering terrible pain and leasing
blood constanti.?, he raw led ?loia?
ih? trench bot'oro and finali;, unob
served, reached a po;nt thirty feet
behi rt the German sh.irpahasoter. who
had his rill? cocked walling for 1:1s
supposed victim to show himself
again In 'he crater
l.<pt th' .orporal himself finish iha
! 'By good fortune ? had a hani
bomb in my packet There was F"rits
av.uatt.id behuu] rh? frneww-nt of a
?tone wall?a nice place aftaw wlnr ? ,?
> me t? :c* I funi.? the bomb st hlat
I and as the aviatore any. it waa a
?direct hit' 1 crawled aver ts see If
\ I ceuld get a souvenir. I found tha
I German had been blown to a.orna.
? Tlie only thing t was able te tint waa
an old ?liver watch in,] a Jack knit*.
I "ihe bomb hai mad? mine? meat mt
"Man. but that was a prell. HtOa
?arre trench. Without It I would
Ihave bean helpteas. I couMn't
girrr him hi? ma?1 nini ana*
have aa-rai ????."

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