mm of v.c.
ves German Shell-fire to
?"i Rescue Wounded
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
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
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.
SHOW GREAT INCREASE
Poftoffice Reports Advance Due to
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
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
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
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
The Portrait Painter (gallantly)?As
good as I dared, madam.?Judge.
Plrst call a physician.
the emergency" treat
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
K'ational Savings &
Cor. 15th and N. Y. Are.
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
fpaoaiist f 15 raarv praetiea 4e*ofa bit
time to thia oca branch exluaiTely.
QUALITY OPTICAL CO.
438 Ninth Stmt N. W.
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,
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
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
Officers of the board re-elected are:
P. M. Bradshaw. chairman; T. C.
( Howard, vice chairman; Gilbert Cox,
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!
| 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
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
REVOLT IN GERMANY
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.'*
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.
"Commandant MARIN KOVTTCH."
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!
"One thing you can say in favor of i
the shades of night."
"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
Clemenceau was 77 and Foch fi6 in
the same week.
U.S. PLANS NEW
Will Use Federal Reserve
Banks for Future
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- ?
<;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
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
An official announcement of the
new plah as soon as it has beer re
viewed carefully by Treasury officials i
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'
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
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
"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
price. The pair...
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
s usie. aup into
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
iy be. we certainlv
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
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
Suits at $30
d tod?v and let us
Read These Trouser Items-You'll Save
The really big sensation of this entire ad
vertisement is in these SaiU at $30. Honestly,
men, they represent a value that can't be dupli
cated anywhere. Come down today and let us
jrove this statement, be
cause it is a broad one.
All we're asking ia....
Trousers of a little better quality that are
worth a great deal more are included in this
sale at a price that was low even before
the war. Select
yours at, the
?$* 4| gm the war. Select ^ ftQ
This final lot of ready dressy trousers are
snappy styles and splendid-wearing garments.
Soth hard and soft-finished materials
eluded at the re
finished materials are in
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.
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