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SAYS U. S. SHIP
LEAD POSSIBLE Judder Declares America Can Rule Waves If People Raise Money. ?krw Tork. March ??TCan Ihr tKmi Stata* satin thai shipping ?u rrmaer of Um world" UnqBestien ibly. if It it prepared to foot the bill. nd the attainment of maritime lead rrtip will entail bullona." aay? an rttel? In The Rucder. ? Shipping supremacy may prose the ostliest toy the Cntted State? ha? rer had or it? greatest commercial ?set," the article declares. "If gov rnnMBt operation can flnadly h? con ?rted to a producer of dividends in ational welfare, we can well afford > mortgage the pr?tent for the iu ure. i "Patriotism prompts the experiment. ' he pride of having the greatest of lerchant marines is one of the goal* ft for American amkition to realize. i).-.?Ion far Fatar?. *tt?;i the next generation point to eat plants astir with the? activity ? ship creation as the cradles of * merica's commercial leadership of m world or will It gaze upon dis sntled ways and rotting hulks, the at vestige* of a dream fashioned om f?nde? horn of the great war? Possible onteomes of the present ? iplng situation, the writer says, are colossal transportation trust under Tvernmsnt auspices or an Anglo merican alliance dominating inter atlonal i ade and parcelling out the ade routes of the world. Shipbuild ing supremacy, it le declared, has roased the "bridge of ships" built \- America to win the ?rar and the ?adeiship. so fsr as th? possession f 1ft* major; .. of the world's bit? ?ntllr ton? are is concerned. 1? de ls-..1 r.< ,?r attainable to the United ??te ? in? m*thod that might be attempt-] ? ' to overcome the Wandlcaps. the riter says. Is in a co-ordination of ic railroads, inland waterways and eean shipping, which former Beere-j iti McAdoo believes to be necessary. ?>d this is coupled with the system I r preferential rail rates on shipments ? foreign trade, advocated by Chair Tan Hurley, of the Shipping Board. \ Referring to the project for a league ; f natTons. the article says the belief! as ari*w*n in many tpiarters of thej ossfMllty of an international com-j torcisi alliance. Tn Its most com- ; ion form the theory Is that an [ njio-Amcrlcan trade- partnership is: 9 ?r consummated for the benevolent | ontrol and distribution of the world's ?rorhicta. Theoretically such a com- ! in:??ion could hold the world in the aim of its hand. It would be a hun-l red trusts rolled Into ? huge <*om ination of Anglo-Saxondom. Prwfcle?? f?r People. "Kngland." the writer concludes. holds the tonnage lead, but th. nlted States ts cutting it down rapid Kngland can buiM and operate er ships more cheaply than -we can. nd no way has been found as yet ?? offset this. As a counter weapon, . ?* hav?? control of many former Brit i markets and England will not re ,?in them for thr asking. But money may prove the deciding s? tor in the situation. It alt comes ? tha American people. Are hey ready to support government Deration e*f shipping through years ?f experimentation at a certain loss ? the chance of an ultimate benefit o American business that may amply epay the bill.on? expended?" SPRING WILL BRING EITHER NEW CONFLICT OR RED RECOGNITION ' ? ? TINI* ED FRM* PAGB ONE. - in lion arises through Italian as-1 ?rations in Daims ?ate* the situation. "No. I do think there is a pos- j - billty of tire spread of Bolshevist ? ?loctrines among the Jugo-Slavs. be- ! cause we are a simple people and j sll attached to the soil. With no i atistocracy or so-called proletariat, no fruitful soil for Bolshevism can be -???en. though a monarchy ostensibly. t\r are very r?publican and satisfied : with existing conditions politically." ) M Yovanovitz admitted that the food situation in Serbia is very bad, but he emphatically declared that tt Is unlikely to foster Bolshevism be cause the sturdy Jugo-Slavs realize that this is the result of German and Austrian vandalism solely. Though Serbia suffered horribly, her people are too wedded to the ancient ideas of the family and feudalism to be come Infected with Bolshevist com munism, he declared. Red Wave ?1st Cssiewflsge. TV. Edward Benls. Crecho-Slovak ?Oreign minister, commenting on the ?fungar?an coup d'etat, said: "I do not think that what has hap pened In Hungary can be described sa camouflage. Undoubtedly the ef fect will be disorganization and an archy of the worst kind, simular to Russia. "I do not believe that direct mili tary action against Hungary is wise? 'nstead complete isolation by a cor don formed of Csecho-Slovaks. Ru manians and Jugo-Slavs. shutting 'fungary away from the remainder of Dnrope from the North and the '-'jus*. Is essential. "This would save Rumania which ?s now in a most dangerous position, because of the Bolshevist T'kralne to 'he East and Hungary to the West. "Moreover, it is absolutely essential t hat the allies inform Austria that any move favoring Hungary* will re sult In the cutting off of food trains now coming from Trieste at the rate of Ore train loads daily. Taitatta Red Offensive. From an American army officer. ? ecently returned from Germany and ? whose report has not yet been made to Washington, I learn the latest news of the disturbing military situa tion, -which the Bolshevists present. "The rise of the sun with spring.'' he said, "unquestionably will release a. wholesale Bolshevist offensive on every front. Remember, the Bolshe vik army numbers more than a mil-1 lion men. adequately equipped and officered from the former imperial of ficer?, either adventurers or made to serve by compulsion. They also have ? a fairly good air service bulit Up by <:erman adventarers. "The armies face outward in a great ireie. ready to advance as soon ss the tee frees the roads and rivers. "Unies? greatly re-enforced, the al es will be overwhelmed and the Bolshevik armies ?vili swarm through Hungary to the Balkans. "I do not believe the world is free from war." "Y" S?creUrie? at Heipit?l. Nathaniel B. White, recently re turned "T" secretary from overseas. | and M. A. KortT, from Camp Hum- ' ^>hreyi. will tajee charge of the ? ? ? ^^A. work at St. Elizabeth's Hospital ^^fcorrow, relieving Cornelius R. pjut a?*") will return to hie home in ? ?aeM. Conn. SIR THOMAS COMES FOR MOTHER RACE Sir Thomas I-pton. England's foremost ?portsman. who is ?oon to arrive in America, in order to ?r rango? for next year's yacht cup r?>ee. WILL DOUGHBOY GET HIS PIPE? If Burleson Says Yes, American Red Cross Will Be $1,000 Richer. Philadelphia. March 30.? The an ti tobacco crusade* has no part of t he sympathy of a millionaire carpet man ufacturer of this city, who has just offered to give 11.-?? to the Red Cross If Po_traa*ter ?Venerai Burieeon will permit him to break a postal r?gu lation so that he may send to his doughboy son a package containing? a Pipe. The soldier, who is with the Aman ean army of occupation in Germany, broke his pipe. He knew that Dad would re-cognixc the gravity of the calamity and wrote home asking that another pipe, only obtainabl??? here, be sent. Dad bought the pipe, packed It up and tried to mail it, but ran bump against a prohibiting postal reg ulation. But Burleson is interested in the Red G roes and the doughboy may be pulling at the new pipe in a few W'-'k.--. VIV1ANI LAYS BLAME FOR DELAY IN PEACE ON NATIONS LEAGUE _ l-ONTIXl'ED PUOU TAGE ONE. per?, will not release Danzi-, ir Danzig had been occupied the day arter the armistice we would not now be In thi? "fix." it ?? because we neglected to make use at ont torees at the time of the armistice that we are whore we are. ?? ? j Be German HlafT. We imagined that a revived Poland having been found in Gen. Pili?kidi. a needed statesman and orcanizei*. would not once more be abandoned by Eurorpe. Perhaps Germany, so clever in the multiple tricks of black mail, only pretends to protest against the release of Danzig to the Poles in order to hide behind thts mas*k an other demand. Kor she must have foreseen the cession of that port a? the logical consequence of the creation of a united Poland. Perhaps ?he thinks she will be pleaded with to accept tn exchange for her los? of Danzig the right to incorporate German-Austr.a in her domain?. And since we has/e committed the fault of allowing the necessary ' counterbalance to disappear with the collapse of Austria, we must watch this German demand, due to arise' from the chaos into which that parti of Europe has been plunged by im provised manipulation. Sf#t Able ta Resist. We do not believe Germany I? able to resist. Thanks to our victory, we central Germany, though she pretend? not to consider herself vanquished. We control her on her territor--, where our troope stand on the military pas sages by which she rushed her armies against u? In 1914. We can put our hands on her force? of production and thereby smother her Intentions of res?stame, if ahe ha? such intentions. Wo? hold her by the weapon of blockade, which, if ap plied forthwith, would bring her to a better understanding of her Interests. Nay. Germany will not resist?but she will gain time. Coarte oa Home-Making. The first leason in a course on home-making will be given at Wil son Normal Community Center, this evening at 7:30 o'clock, by Miss T. E. ?tiller, of the Department of Agri culture. The subject of the ftrst les son i? "Table Laying and Serving." HE TREATS HUN AGITATORS ROUGH CL'STAV -siOSKE. N'oske a? minister of national de fense in the Ebert government seems to hive been more ?uccees ful in curbing the German radical? than any of those who held the Job before him. Hi? plan has been "treat 'em rough." He's treated them very rough.? Scores have beei, o*xoruted by firing squads. \'??-?k? wa? militiry ?overnor of Kiel be fore he was moved to Berlin. THE WASHINGTON HERALD LEAGUE OF NATIONS BALLOT YES Do you wish the United State? NO Oto enter the League of Na- >-??. tione outlined at the CvJ Peace Conference? Name . Address Make a cross in one circle and give name if you care to do so. Mail this ballot to LEAGUE OF NATIONS EDITOR THE WASHINGTON HERALD. 4,442 FAVOR LEAGUE, 1,134 OPPOSE IN HERALD'S POLL Ail the way from Texas come "yea" vote? to The Herald'? League of Na tions referendum. The voter? were E. W. Ilardin, of Amarilla, and I. I? Smith, of Clarendon. Texas. One hundred and ninety-eight vote? for the lea_ue and forty-nine against it were received last nicht, bringing the total affirmative vote to 4,4_ and the total negative ballot? to 1.134. Tho "human nature" proposition is MENOHER CHIEF OF AIR SERVICE Will Reorganize Depart ment with 22,000 Men and 16 Flying Fields. MaJ. Gen. Charle? T. Menoher. formerly in command of the Sixth Army Corps in France and who commanded the Rainbow Division at the front, has been designato d by the Secretary of War aa director of the air ?enrice. Thl? means a complete reorganisation of the air service bureaus and also of the methods for bringing the ?ervice up to it? highest standards of ef ficiency. Gen. Menoher said: "The reor-' Kanizatlon Is designed to supersede the complicated dual wartime estab lishment and at the sani.? time to develop peace-time activities, there by as?uring- the full use of indus trial training and op. notion gain? achieved during the conflict with Germany. Th.? primary purpose of the reorganization is to promote the principle that the. United State? deaervea a leading place in the air.*' The reorganized service will have charge of about ?2.000 men. six teen flying fields and other facilities for practical aeronautic education. Uen. Menoher has associated with hin officer? who have had actual es-perlenqB* in battles on European fsbnts. ?jnong these is Brig. Gel). William Mitchell, who had charge of nearly 1,000 plane? in the St. Mihiel fight and an equal number In the battle? in the Argonne. Gen. Menoher? adviaory board will be Col. Walter G. Kilner, Col. Arthur U Kuller. Col. Henry C. Pratt. Lieut. Col. George B. Hunter, Lieut. Col. V. Q. Jones and Maj. Charles K. Cameron. Other groups with their represen tatives are: Supply group. Col. Will iam K. Gilmorc; administration group, Lieut. Col. William F. Pear son; chief of information group. MaJ. Horace M. Hickam. DESTROY BOLSHEVISM WITH TRUTH, HE URGES Louis F. Post Says Slander and Abuse i-Vre Fruitless. Lois F. Post, aasistant Secretary of l.abor, wa? the speaker Sunday mont ine at the Eighth Street Temple under the auspices of the Jewish Wclfaro? Board. Mr. Post's topic was "Indus trial Democracy.'' The -.peaker wa.? Introduced by Mr. Joseph Strasburger The speaker discussed the Bolshevik movement in Russia. He decried t las tendencies of some speaker? who be lleved that the correct way to attack Bolshevism was to hurl epithets ot abuse and slander. If the peril of Bolshevism Is to be faced correctly. It must be faced with the truth and nothing else. Mr. Po?t aleo discussed the economi?? theories of Henry George. "I believe in private property but I do not b?? lleve In private ownership of common property." he said. "Man should be recompensed for his labor but not at the expense of the great mass .?r peopl?.". cited as the cause for his opposition to tho league by S. A. Draper, of 600 Fourth street southeast. ? "Just so long a.*? Jealousy, hatred, envy. etc.. exist in the human breast, that long will It be necessary to apply the law ot self-preservation, the first law of nations, and the in dividual or nation that disobeys that law for long cannot live. I believe that we should arm for peace and not disarm." DANIELS' QUOTA TO LOAN $5,000 With Slogan, Match the Navy, Josephus Fires First Financial Gun. With the patriotic e-togran of "Match the Navy." and a subscription of $r.,000. Secretary of the Navy Daniel? has won th? distinction of having fired the first financial run in the forthcoming V.ctory Uberty loan ( campaign. Although the drive does not official ly begin until April 21, Secretan' Daniel? made hi.-* subscription to the loan on the eve of hie departure over sea?. In a letter to Rear Admiral T. J. Cowie written the day he sailed. Sec retary Daniels says: "My dear admiral: "I will not ba at home when the Fifth Uberty Tjoan. or rather the 'Victory Loan* campaign is launched. I have sent an "alnav" message, and am certain that all in the naval service will heartily respond to your appeals to the navy in thin cam pai mi as In tho paat and wil do bo well that the new Secretary of the Treasury can say as the former Secretary said to the coun try, "Match the Navy." "You will be sure of hearty co operation not only from men now in the service, but I know that when you call upon those in the service who are on the inactive list, they will feel just as much Interested in sub scribing to this loan. "I wish you would subscribe flve thousand dollars ($5,000) worth of bonds for me." "It is a splendid augury." said Rear Admiral Cowie today, "that, even before the campaign has been officially started*, the navy should taJte its ?>Iaee In tbe van of progress. There has never been any doubt in my mind that the navy will more than do its part ln the Victory L-oan. as it has dono in the four previous loans." Offer to Supply Nurses At Reasonable Prices Mrs. Whitman Croes, president ofj the Instructive Visiting Nurse So-| ciety. which has recently added to its list of activities a siapervteed nurse system, is making a plea, to practical nurses to register at the society head quarters at 1413 G street northwest. "Physicians and the general public of Washington realise that this new community service offering a practi cal nurse, under the supervision of a trained nurse, at 119.50 a week is a boon to families that find the services of a trained nurse unnecessary, or to thoso whose finances will not allow the obtaining of the trained nurses at much higher prices." Mrs. Cross said. CASTOR IA For Iniants aad Children IN USE FOR OVER 30 YEARS rmytbean _^ am^^??r^?r^^^ ?!??toreo? ?-' You Cani Get ^% A way From This? Thousands of my patients will vouch that my work is ??\ painless, that my facilities t3J are modern and that my best advice is yours, free for the asking. Consult Dr. Johnston today?he will tell -~-? you what is best. Neglect ^-"43 is serious. ALL WORK IS GUAR ANTEED 15 YEARS. FI-I.IlsJGS Silver. Geld, Porcelain. $1.00 f-oOld G?p?? ? nd Hridui-iMirk, $5.00 DR. S. B. JOHNSTON Velati Bldg. Ninth and G Streets N. W. Phone Main 1711 * Hours, 9 A. M. to 8 P. M. ALEXANDRIA i__ mau-D _?__ao. _. _ Do_a_u. ?? -la? Sta-?. Alexandria. Va., (March DO?Daniel Harrison Applch, 7S years old. a re tired merchant, died this afternoon at his residence, 627 King ?treet Heart trouble waa the immediate cauae of death. He had been ill a lon( time. For half a century the deceased waa engaged in the bakery and confec tionery basi ness, being a??octaled with hla father, the late David Ap plch. and he succeeded hia father In that bualneaa. retiring about ?Ila teen years ago. During the war Mr. Appich ?erved throughout the conflict with the Con federate force?, and was wounded twice, once at Pallor*? Creek and once at the battle of Heves Pine?. He left Alexandria with Company F, Seventeenth Virginia Regiment. end was mentioned for conspicuous bravery In a history of that regiment written by George Wise, thl? city. The deceased, besides hi? wife, 1? survived by the following children: Charles M. Applch, "Washington. D. G; Ml?*?. Walter W. McOaflrey, and Mrs. William F. Cane, The arrange ments for the funeral hare not been completed. Mr?. France? Dtntnhowsr Paul wife of Capt. John Paul. V. S. ?., now overseas, died late last night In a New York hospital, following an operation. The deceaaed wa? a daughter of Mra. France? Smoot l>anenhower, this city, and beeide? her husband, is ?urvlved by her mother and a ?later, Mr?. Robert F. f?reen, of this city. Her husband is en route to this country, having called for home several days afro. Cap- Paul formerly waa Senator In the Virginia legialature, and re side? at Harrisonburg. Va. The fu neral arrangements have not yet been completed. The housing problem in Alexan dria win be discussed Monday night at a special meeting of the dvlc bureau of the chamber of eoassnero.oo which win be held at 8 o'clock. In the room? of that organisation. Thl? '*7kw* Utmost in C*gart*1i*et' tPkim Ermi or Cork <7? fTavpk ofcttkitre a\?d vtfwnaaani araiXaTrkxbiy **?REFER rDtrrtrtta to any elfter ckparrtte bureau has under consideration a proposition to erect a number or modern hornea in Alexandria. The trial of William H. Oehlert, charg-ed wth shooting ?and killing Llnwood KidweU, will begin at 10 o'clock Monday morning*, in the Cor poration Court, Judge R. H, L. CTTT.ichester, Fred ?rick ?bur p. VaV, rreslding. A venire of flfty-six talesmen haa been summoned. At torney Edmund Burke represent? the accused and the prosecution will be conducted by Common wealth's Attorney Howard w Smith. It Is expected that th? trial win laat two day a Lavinia Brown, colore?! while cook ing at a houae tn North Lee street to day, wa? so aererely burned that she died at * o'clock tonight at tbe Alex andria Hospital. Thar woman was standing near the stove when be' clothing became enveloped and rhe was burned from bead to foot before tbe flames arare extinguished Tab? LAXATTT1 KBCMO 0??? l.brrtt Lnok hit Groe?, stataste?? ec th? art. tkc-a*.. 12th & F Sts. N.W. Columbia Theater Corner ??-.?, ??*.*--,, 426 Ninth Street TWO STORES ?"?"" G"j*? -. 'XonTcaicrit ?st Shoppen" CHRISTI ANI'S Means Money Saving! Thrifty buyers of this city have learned to realize that CHRIS TIANI'S price? are the standard for genuine savings on merchandise of dependable quality. B?fi?TatoGS ;best servici MONEY SAVING ASSURED HERE S1 Bromo Seltzer, 78c $1.00 Nuxated Iron 79c 30c Snake Oil.23c 30c Sloan's Liniment. . . 19c 25c Mentholatum.17c $1 Pinkham's Veg. Com 89c 50c Swamp Root.44c Lavoris.21c, 42c, 83c -Uterine.18c, 35c, 69c Beecham's Pills, Urge.19c Horlick's Malted Milk.39c, 79c Glover's Mange Remedy.53c California Syrup of Figs.42c Pluto Water, large.33c Father John's Medicine.39c, 79c Sal Hep?tica.21c, 42c, 83c 30c Laxative Bromo Quinine 23c 25c Zymole Trokeys.17c Gastrogen Tablets.... 49c Perox. Hydrogen, pt 19c Glycerine. 4 ozs.22c Spirits Camphor. 2 o?s 18c Tinct. Iodine. 2 ozs.25c Camphorated Oil. 2 oz?. ... 17c Soap Liniment, 3 ozs.16< Castor Oil 4 ozs.1? Dobell's Solution, pint.] Witch Hazel, pint Alum Powder, lb. $1.00 Vinol, 87c Boric Acid Powder, lb.25c Borax Powder, lb.12c Senna Leaves, oz. 5c Hops, oz.10c Sal Ammoniac, lb.25c Flaxseed Meal.18c Bicarbonate Soda, lb.8c Epsom Salts, lb.9c 35c Freezone. ?7c Specials on Pills and Tablets 100 P. D. & Co. Cateara, 5-?rrain.25c 100 Bayer's Aspirin, 5-yrain.85c 24 Bayer's Aspirin, 5 grain.23c Phosphorated Malt .75c 100 Alophen .49c 100 Lapactic .23c 100 Salol, 5-fra-i.59c 100 Salicylate Soda, 5-prain.39c Rose Ve I ?* The Reliable Healing Salve Rost *~?? "-?a.-" 1 Heal? cuta, burn?, wound? and ?kin affection?. Beautifle? the complexion. A ?kin food and tonic. Large box 15c SoapSpecial Choice of Woodburr ? Facial Cuticura or Res ino! 59c 50c Chloradenta Tooth Paste Special Os7C 60c Doan's Kidney Pills Special.42C Milk of Ma gnesia ZamoT Brand ''??-pint bottle. 19c 1-pint bottle. 35c Luberine White Mineral Oil Pint bottle 44c $2.00 Ladies' Spray Syringe Produces a large sprav Special $1.19 Sulphur and Cream Tartar Lozenges Large box contains S 8 lozenges. Spaiai at.19c 75c Pall Mall Cocoa Butter Cream This perfectly pure cream won t grow hair. Special 54c Compound Syr. Hypophosphites An excellent appetizer and invigorator. Nothing better for persons who are tired out and are suffering from run-down constitution. THE IDEAL SPRING TONIC Fall Pint Bottle 73c U_ A Factory-Second Hot Water Bag Sold with a Guarantee The Fanons BLACK BEAUTY HOSPITAL HOTWATER BOTTLt The bags are guaranteed absolutely perfect in quality, but are off in color. We know of one local hospital which uses this bag. Usual price, $3.00?and worth it. Spedai, this sale. 99c ^. r?