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ves German Shell-fire to ?"i Rescue Wounded Tommy. t-ondon. Nov. I. ? Thia la th? ta.l? of how Rev. Theodore Bailey Hardy, one* a schoplmaster, and lately vicar of the coudtry parish of Hutton Roof in the county of Westmorland, won the Victoria Cross. He was more than iO years of age Neverthelss, when the call came, he stepped down from kla pulpit, and went out to minister to a greater need in France. tiere is the story in the words of a Tergeant: The Germans had been bombing us badly, and we had four wounded. We were obliged to witl!4rew some distance, but one of the men was ?o badly hurt that we had to leave him behind. He was lying about 10 yifd.t on our side of a pill-box which we had taken in the morn ing. but which was now once more occupied by the enemy. Shortly after noon the padre came along, and asked me if I thought we could get the wounded men back. I told him that 1 thought we could; at all events we would try. So we went out to the spot where the man lay. He was too weak to stand up. but the padre gave him a drink of brandy, and this revived him a little, so that between us we were able to drag him to the trench where our men were. We had sev eral tries before we could get him t4ear of the wood, as every 15 ybrds or so we had to rest him. he was so exhausted, and it was diffi cult to move him. his arm was so bad. I left him with the padre, and went back to my men in front. Stays L'ader Fire. "Later we were ordered to with draw and when we came to our own k trench the padre was still sitting ? with the wounded man. though r trench mortars were shelling the trench." A little after 6 o'clock the padre returned to the regimental aid post, a mile behind Rassignol Wood, and asked for volunteers to bring the man back. There were "four stretch er-bearers at the aid poet, and they had been at work all day and were very tired. Their relief had arrived, but they volunteered as one man. As one of them put it. "We were glad to go, because the padre asked us." So the Ave of them went up to Ros signoi Wood. Tfey had work enough to reach the wood, but it was harder to come hack, with that helpless bur den on the stretcher, along a trench that was often waist-deep In mud and water. Three hours had passed, three anxious weary howrH before their task was over. LOCAL POSTAGESALES SHOW GREAT INCREASE Poftoffice Reports Advance Due to War Condition!. The sales of stamped paper for Oc tober were 67 per cent more than in * the corresponding month last year, officials of the Tity Pos toff ice an nounced yesterday. The sales for October. 1!*17. kmountetl to $30,070.31; for Ortober Jbt this year they to taled $37i.3?7.W. This increase Is a r^l gain. It was said, and the 3-cent rate of postage begun last October is not the cause. The sale of 2-cent stamps is as lieavy as it was when one of them earried out-of-town letters. The sale of 1-cent stamps has also remained as large as formerly. The Increase Is accounted for as due to war condi tions. which have necessitated a larger number of letters and pack ages. Meet to Adjust Prices On Staple Cotton Cloth Members of the war service com mittee of the cotton fabric indus try are in conference with the price llxrng commiit-e of the War In dustries Board to adjust the basic prices of staple cotton fabrics. The present prices expire November 19. and action must be had before that time. Additional differencials for sheet ; lug? twills, drills, ard?d cloth and combed cloths and pongees were an nounced by the price fixing commit tee today. These are in effect sim ply formal authorisation of differ entials which have been applied by the trade for several months. Th*y will remain in effect until Novem ber 16. and may be continued even after the new basic prices are an nounced unless there is too great a change in these. The Lady (critically)?Do you think you have gotten a good likeness of me* The Portrait Painter (gallantly)?As good as I dared, madam.?Judge. pne ? Mjm umonia Plrst call a physician. Immediately commenca the emergency" treat IlKS VAPOKUB^ NK.W PRICES ? 30c. 60c, 91.20 Capital and *nrpln?, 92,000.000. ]| EVERY individual possess ing Liberty Bonds, itocks, deeds, insurance pol kies or other valuable papers has need of a SAFE DE POSIT BOX. \ Rental* of ' ?trong beta*" in oar modern ?su]t* Average but a J->w Onta per Day. All aceommodatic*?? for safe miters' rem '.?eteaer. K'ational Savings & Trust Company Cor. 15th and N. Y. Are. Iftv-aeeand Tear SAVE |Y0UR EYES Because of the strenuous times ough which we are passing, the essity for attention to your eyes oraes very aoparent. eyes muat be saved from all essary strain, and this can >e accomplished through prop fitted glasses. fpaoaiist f 15 raarv praetiea 4e*ofa bit time to thia oca branch exluaiTely. QUALITY OPTICAL CO. 438 Ninth Stmt N. W. OrtadU CnadiU'n THEY'RE RAISING $170,500,000 (?)urrot*rtwoo D ft. VTf/jCRtrVOOo Here's the campaign committee of the united war work campaign, which is raising $170,500,000 in a nation-wide drive for relief work among our troops in France. In the picture are, left to right, Arch bishop Muldoon, representing the Knights of Columbus; Mrs. Henry P. Davidson, V. W. C. A!; Dr. Frank T. Hill, American Library Association; Myron T. Herrick, War Camp Community Service; Com mander Evangeline Booth, Salvation Army; Geo. W. Perkins, Y. M. C. A.; Mortimer L. Schiff, Jewish Welfare Board; Wm. P. Larkin, K. of C. THE UEBALD BCBEAO. A. 8. Doniphan, m Kin* Alexandria, Va., Nov. Practically everything in in readiness for the big War Camp Community drive among the seven great agencies which will j open Monday and be continued a | | week. Chaplains from Camp Hum 1 phreys, Va.. will speak In a number j of the churches Sunday in the inter- 1 , est of the big drive. The allotment j for this city Is $30,000. i The students of St. Mary's Acad j eray, conducted by the Sisters of the [Holy Cross, will take an active part . in the campaign. Rev. Louis Smet, ! pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church, I this morning addressed the students j of that institution on the importance j of raising the amount of money Al i exandria is called upon for. Absut | fifty girls, whose homes are In this city, organized the "Liberty Girls," i each making a pledge to earn or con j tribute 15 before the end of the drive, j Each "Liberty Girl" will plaCe a flag I in the window of her home to indi- j J eate that she is enlisted in the cause. 1 About half a carload of fruit stones j 1 have been collected here for the mak I ing of gas masks and are now stored in the basement of the rooms of the chamber of commerce. The collection | was made under the direction of the Red Cross and the stones are packed in gunnysays and boxes. Soon they will be turned over to the govern ment. j W. F. If. Finke and James Bayne. newly elected members of the city ; school board, appeared last night at the monthly meeting and tooX their !' seats. Officers of the board re-elected are: P. M. Bradshaw. chairman; T. C. ( Howard, vice chairman; Gilbert Cox, j clerk. i Sergt. Charles Urban Smith, son of ! Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Smith, re turned home last night from overseas. ! He was in the battle of Chateau j Thierry and in the battle on the | I Meuse river and escaped Injury, j Sergt. Smith was 1 n a company com- ! manded by Capt. James S. Douglas, : jr., of this city. He has been or-J dered to Camp Logan. Tex., as an in-I j stiuctor in intelligence observation! I work. | Worth E. Shoults. son of Mrs. J j Grace Shoults and the late Maj. Ed- ! I ward Shoults. has been made first j j sergeant and transferred to the of j fleers training school. Camp Taylor, j Louisville, Kv. A month ago Sergt. J J Shoults entered Cornell University fori training. Mrs. William A. Briscoe. R5 years old. died Wednesday, and her body! was brought to the residence of herj daughter. Mrs. Dallas Peyton. 30Sj Duke street. She is survived by three! daughters and a son. Edear Thompson, who for several j months past has been in the training camp at Syracuse. N. T.. has been' 'transferred to work at the War De-j partment. Washington. D. C.. and has! returned to his home In this city. ( The November term of the Circuit I |?ourt. Judge S. G. Brent presiding, ; ended its session today. I Capt. T^eo P. Harlow has been as-j signed to duty at Camp Upton, N. Y. j War Contract Suspended. Elizabeth. N. J.. Nov. 8.?Work On a contract calling for the expendl-.} ture of nearly $1,000,000 for building; houses for laborers employed in tht* [ district has been suspended by an! order from Washington. No explana- j tion of the order was given. MANY DRAFT BOARDS REPORT TO CROWDER One thousand and three of the j local boards of the country have re- i ported to the Provoiit Marshal Gen eral that they are 90 per cent through physical examinations of1 class 1 men, 19 to 36 years of age,, of the September registrants. Four teen hundred and eighty-three of the local boards are 60 per cent through, and 1,878 are 30 per cent complete with this work. Four thousand, three hundred and twenty-six of the local boards have completed 30 per cent of classiflcA tion of registrants of September 12. 4.156 are 60 per cent complete and 3,770 are 90 per cent through, while 2.718 report having forwarded all proper records to their respective district boards. REVOLT IN GERMANY AGAINST M0NARCHS COMING TO CLIMAX CONTINUED FROM PAOB ONE. ling was made chancellor; and during his regime, short though it wa.??. much of the hostility that had arisen be tween Bavaria an<j Prussia was smoothed over. Bavaria has strong leanings both to the Vatican?the bulk of the population is Catholic? and to Austria-Hungary. Irately there ft as been talk of the Austrian Oer man state, just organised, entering a union with Bavaria. As to the Kaiser's attitude toward the demand for his abdication, the Agenda Libera Of Rome learns he has expressed his willingness to resign "if all other reigning sovereigns and princes abdicate simultaneously.'* ALLIED ARMIES STILL HAMMERING FOE ON TWO FRONTS COirnNfED FROM PAGE ONE. requested by the people in Srem and Banat to remain "to organize the na tional guard. On the north side of the Danube and Save there is a great quantity of war material and live stock which Austria exported from Serbia, and which will now be brought back to Serbia. Five steam ers and a monitor were found un damaged at Semlin. and they will be put into immediate use. The Anstro Hurgarian army exists no more. In Srem. and particularly in Banat. some German element still remains. "(Signed) "Commandant MARIN KOVTTCH." HUN DELEGATE ROUSES DOUBT AM0NY BRITISH ? CONTTNCED FROM PAOB ONB misnomer. for the arrangements made with Austria. Turkey and Bul garia. and to be made, if the present instrument is signed, with Germany. They are surrenders, following in the wake of military defeat. Bulgaria was beaten in a military sense be fore she collapsed. Turkey waa smashed by Allehby before she sued j for peace. Austria,'* armies were i routed before and not after the po- | litical fabric of the great military empire collapsed. And if Germany now submits it is because her imme diate military situation is desperate and her ultimate military situaton! absolutely hopeless." "One thing you can say in favor of i the shades of night." "What's that?" "You can't break the spring In 'em j and have 'em refuse to roll up again." 1 ?Florida Times Union. New State Where Trouble Started Here. at Sarajevo, where Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated) and the pretext provided for the world war, a great Slav state has been proclaimed. It Is to be composed of Hernia, Bosnia and Herzegovina. ! The national council at Sarajevo la sponsor for the new state and fori the release of all persons imprisoned In connection with the killing of the archduke. Much of the city is European in appearanoa, but the! Turkish section (for this had been the saat of a Turkish government) is I .typically OriaaUi. I * Spies Caught in Paris. Paris^-Another band of Hun spies in France has been rounded up and is in prison awaiting trial. Among the prisoners are two women who communicated to Germans informa tion concerning damage done by bombs and "Big Bertha" shells In Paris. The band included several army deserters. Several members had false passports into Switzerland, where they were met by German agents. Clemenceau was 77 and Foch fi6 in the same week. U.S. PLANS NEW DRIYE SYSTEM Will Use Federal Reserve Banks for Future Campaigns. An entirely new plaft of organisa tion for handling not only future gov ernment bond issues, but war savings stamps and all government issues for popular subscription is under con sideration by the Treasury Depart ment as the result of a two-day ses sion of governors of the Federal Re serve Hanks, chairmen of liberty loan committees and representatives of the women's liberty loan committee. While the detail* of the plan have not been Anally determined. It was! learned -from authoritative sources j yesterday after the adjournment of the conference that a practical agree ment was reached by all represented and tjie plan in general contemplates twelve unified organisations With the j governors of the twelve Federal Re- ( serve Banks at their heads, these or- | ganlzatlons reporting through the gov- I ernors to the Treasury at Wsshing- ? ton. <;overnars to be ResponaiMi'. Each governor, according to the' present plan, is to be responsible for the form and results of the organi zation In his district. This would ob viate, it is pointed out, the necessity j of various Ft&te, women'? and other j ndependent organisations each report- j ing to Washington. A definite form of organisation i under each bank governor, one which he must follow, is not con templated. but he is eapected to b** the responsible head of whatever! form of organization he may choose' to form in his district. Another feature of the ptan. it i was learned, is to make a continu- 1 ous selling organization throughout! the country. The twelve district committees, or whatever their name, shall be. are to be assigned quotas' of war savings certificates and other! government issues, to cover periods of three of Bit ihohths. If at the approach of the end of any period it shall appear that the District is ftlllhg behind ifa Its quota, special drives are to be organised but the Idea is to keep the government is sues confltantiy before the public and avoid as far as possible periodic drives. Women ntsafr?r?ve Plans* Some discontent With this plan was expressed by methbers of the Wo men's National liberty Ix>an Com mittee, It was learned, and an at- j tempt whs .made by them to specify j that upon each district organisation a definite office should be assigned U> some woman. This was regarded as Impractical, however, and it is under stood that the women acquiesced 'n the general plan With the understand ing that their previous valuable pet-V ices were to be recognised and that appropriate places in the new organ 'eations should be assigned to women Wherever practicable. An official announcement of the new plah as soon as it has beer re viewed carefully by Treasury officials i is expected. Air Flight Acrou Ocean Soon. A French magazine, Les Iiectures j pour toup. prediets the early crossing | of the Atlantic by airplane. Three routes are suggested. The first is between St. John's, i Newfoundland, and Cork, Ireland, a distance of 1725 miles, to be made in; eighteen hours, non-stop flight. The second route, an estimated j twenty-ohe-hour flight of 20P0 miles,! would connect Bt. John's with L?is-! bon. Portugal, with a stop at the' Asore Islands. A third route has also been sug gested. a fifteen-hour non-stop flight between Pernambuco. Brazil. and' Freetown, Sierra Leone, connecting South America and Africa. Austrian Airmen Seldom Fly. Iiondon?A recently captured Aus- ; trian airman told the Italian examin- [ ers that no Austrian aviator is per- j mitted to make any war flight with out the specific consent of the army: operations branch. He said that in. six months at the front he had flown over the lines only five times. Fear j of loping machines is responsible for the order requiting application to the i "koluft" before making a flight. Unusual Values Offered Today in Children's Coats Mothers will do wisely to come today for these children's coats, as each price affords a value not easily duplicated. These garments are exceptionally well made?and fashioned along becomingly youthful lines from fashionable, warm and durable fabrics in colors; brown, green, wine, blue, black and mixtures. Zibeline, Velvet, Corduroy and Broadcloth are some of the materials. Sizes 2 to 14 years. Prices: $5.98, 58.50, $10, $15, $19.50, $25 "Kafka's. "Sbop for young Tolks ? Here'saChanceto Pick Up Some Real argains in Men's Clothing This Sale Today Contains the Kind of Live-Wire Proposi tions That Require Immediate Attention. Read On! Trousers that will stand hard give full money's-worth wear are this sale at a really bargain price. The pair... service and offered $3250 OVERCOATS '1 Talk about the unusual?these $32.50 over coats on sale today at $25.00 absolutely cap the climax! Nifty new styles and heavy or medium weight fabrics in a profusion of patterns. Every one a positive $32.50 value, but offered today at $25 $22.00 Overcoats s usie. aup into $15 S27.50 Overcoats Men s $27.50 Overcoats, in an enormous variety of fancy and plain patterns and a full assortment of the newest style ideas. Garments that Mill please any man, young or old?and no matter what your taste may be. we certainly can satisfy you in an Overcoat today at Fried. lander's price of BIG SALE! iy be. we certainlv $20 For instance, this lot of $22 Overcoats (part of the second big shipment) at $15 is a saving of $7?and that isn't to be sneezed at these days of high prices. Styles are the niftiest you can find and the fabrics are plenti ful enough to suit every man's taste. Slip into one of these $22 Over coats at Friedlander's price of Snappy Suits in a Ripping Here's an unbeatable proposition in men's suits. We're offering today at three big prices absolutely the best buy in Washington for men of discrimination in dress. The first lot contains some of the niftiest styles of the season made up of a number of handsome patterns in medium-weight fabrics and to sell quick we have priced them at Suits at $25 Fine tailoring and high-class finishing char acterize the Suits in this second lot?and it is with these that we ap peal to the man who wants a high-grade me dium-priced Suit. Sale price today $20 Suits at $30 d tod?v and let us $30 Read These Trouser Items-You'll Save The really big sensation of this entire ad vertisement is in these SaiU at $30. Honestly, men, they represent a value that can't be dupli cated anywhere. Come down today and let us jrove this statement, be cause it is a broad one. All we're asking ia.... Trousers of a little better quality that are worth a great deal more are included in this sale at a price that was low even before the war. Select yours at, the pair. ?$* 4| gm the war. Select ^ ftQ ^valO This final lot of ready dressy trousers are snappy styles and splendid-wearing garments. Soth hard and soft-finished materials eluded at the re markable price of finished materials are in $5.00 FRIEDLANDER BROS. KM Men's Clothing Dept?1st Floor 428 Ninth Street Northwest humanitarian organization* in. vol?ed need $170,500,000. Give all you can spar* and 70% more.