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TO ATTACK HUN Yanks and British Troops Prepared to Move?Ger- , man Forces Demoralized. London. 'May 2J.?Tbe Cologne cor respondent of the Tiroes reported to d^y thai the British army Is pre-, pared to march Into Germany In ease the enemy refused to sign the treaty. Coblens. May 3?Redistribution of American forces in the Coblens bridgehead area, as a precautionary, measure in the event the Germans re fuse to sign the treaty, was practi cally complete today. -(Movement of between 26,000 and 13, 000 troops in motor trucks from the west to the east side of the Rhine, was expected to be finished tomor row These soldiers were being sta tioned at various vantage points and everything within the American area was being placed on a strictly war basis. All sales of non-military property te the Germans were suspended and reg ulstions against fraternization were! strictly enforced. -rv- Uenua fewer Slick i. Germany could offer little serious ><*Uta?C6 to allM VT?i?a. akovld a allied iduu rault from a Valt In peace negotiations, according I to official Intelligence reports here, e The German armies hae dtsintegrat since the armistice was signed. *fcf8st of the German war materials }iave been turned over to the allies. Much of what is left would be use less. because of neglect. There is "just one question that allied Intelli gence agents have not settled?how srtary men Gen. von Hi mi en berg has tfn the east. ? Thorough reports on conditions in JNVestem Germany have shown that }he largest force under one command js that of Gen. Noske^-four or five regiments of men who practically are ?ntreenaries. They are very highly ^mid. and have practically unlimited Privileges in the districts where they Jre maintaining order. No one #tere Relieves they would offffer serious re sistance even a? a nueleus for an ?any. ? Vaaated System Yaa?slae?l. , Railroads are disorganised, hun dreds of motor trucks and locomo tives as well as railway cars have Seen turned over to the allies and ?fre is no supply system for get El food to a possible war front. 9 Allied airplanes could run wild ?ver Germany. Figures issued yes terday show that on the date of the trmistiee, allied planes outnumbered erman planes more than two to The allies commanded 5.972 planes, against the Germans' 2.750. + The German balloons slightly out umbered those of the allies?170 to 14. ? On the Italian front the Italians Had air supremacy both in airplanes 4n6 balloons. They had 112 air planes against the Germans' 622 and thirty-two balloons against the Ger man/ twenty-six. The United States flad 740 of the allied planes on the front. BALTIMORE TO HAVE CHANCE TO WELCOME * D. C. GUNNERS FIRST CONTINUED FROM PAGB ONH. ade in BaKimore before visiting iflieir hornet ?\"We are tired of parading." said r^e today whose opinion seemed to be general. "We were reviewed ? bough on the other side to *stisfy ajl desire for that sort of soldiering ? " 1 ? ? and whet we want more than any thing else BOW la aa? the talk* at l.ojne. Why ean't w? go homo Bret and than parade In Baltimore f" Inspection of the lttth la scheduled for tomorrow, following the fumiga tion of their unlfornia yesterday, to ?? away with paaalble a tray eootlis, their "ualea" today ara moat un aoldlerly wrinkled. Khaki uniform* are now being laauad the men. ?A thief rleked annihilation the nlgbt the HMh billeted at Camp Btuert. He entered the barracka of headquarters jMUtery, gathered the men's trouaera. r&naackej them, and then deposited them In a bath houae. About MOO waa atolan, and several blankets "If aoiceone had awakened, that bird would have atept forever after," r a mark c a a heedquai-e.s man today. B Battery, compoaed principally of Washington men. and F Batttry mostly Bajtlmoreans, crack batteries of the regiment, are bitter rivals in baseball as wall as other thing*. The Anal game of a three-gajjS series will be played before the reartinont is dis banded if tt ean be arranged. Each team has woa a game. F Battery triumphed by a score of II to I in a contest at Le lfans during April. B Battery got even at Rousse Fontaine shortly before the regi ment embarked In a hard-fought battle, which ended 11 to 9. Considerable "ragging" has been dene by both batteries, and the rub ber content should prove Interest ling. Saddler Vincent Adams ta leader of the P Battery nine. Among Its beat piayera are: Corp. Harold Carew, Kergt. "Bobbie" Simmons Klrst Scrst. Mathews. Sergt. CI1B Fogarty, Sergt. Fred Hausman and Bergt. Aubrey Walaaar. Private Isadere Goldstein, ot Battery A. I1T P street northwest, la aaid to be the beet boxer (a the regiment. He haa yet to be whipped by a man of the 110th of his weight The tranaport Virginian, bearing the SISth Machine Gun Battalion, la expected to dock here 8unday morning before ? o'clock. "WORLD LEAGUE A FIREBRAND," SAYS SHERMAN CONTINOB) moy PA AGS own ular exception to Article X, which binds league members to protect the territorial Integrity of ether mem bers. This, he said. would mean that the United States must be called on to send soldiers to fight China to make good the Peaee Conference's grant of Shantung to Japan, and would involve us In all other Euro pean and Asiatic disputes. Tudor the amended league. Con gress could not enact paets or tariff legislation or pass labor lawa without first looking up the latest decree* issued by the league council, 8he; ?nan saH. He declared tl?e proposal supersedes the American Cor*atltu tlon and therefore is a despotism Says Wilson Violated Oath. He accused President Wilson of violating his oath by Joining in what he called an attempt to abrogate the birthright of American dtlaens guaranteed them under tha Constitu tion. Sherman advocated a n^t'onaJ ref erendum on the league covenant "The revolutionary experiments bristling from the league should be submitted to tha peopla wni*n 11 ve* and fortunes are proposed to be cast Into the bloody pool of the whole world's quarrels," said Sherman, "ftueh changes M ?nav ^o deome.l proper may then be had through the established channels of constitutional amendment and parliamentary gov ernment." Attacks Col, House. Also. Col. House came in for a share of ? Sherman's attack. Referring to House's book. "Phillip Dm," Sher man said it foreshadowed the de struction of constitutional govern ment In America, "and exhibited his disregard of law and his fcel>ef in revolution. It throws a steady light on his acts at the Paria conference, and explains why President Wi!soa chooses him aa his ehlef adelsor in navigating the uncharted sen." five membera of the Prsaldent'ai HOUSING PROBE NOW DEMANDED Senator Clark Wants Light On Expenditure of $140,000,000 Fund. Peat-up discontent over the pol icies of the United Slates Housing Corporation broke Into Hame jrnlir day. when Senator Clark, of Florida, called for a sweeping Investigation of Ita work and It* expenditures of I140.t00.80t for dormiterlea In vari oua sections of th? nation. The demand for an inquiry waa buttreaaed by a atatament from Col. B. N. Sanctuary, assigned to the Committee on Reclassification of Salaries, declaring that the Housing Corporation waa "playing politics" In the managemnt of the Union Sta tion Plaa dormitories Col. Sanctaary haa refuaed to al lot rooms In the dormitories to women employes of members of either the House or Senate, despite strong pressure brought to bear^ upon him. . ."My reason." ha maid, "la that these employaa. by reason of poattion. experience in the olty, and oampenea. Man, are batter able to oare far tlMn aelree than employee reporting hare for service; that Congress primarily Intended the dormitories far ^ar workera. "It waa evidently the deal re of the housing corporation to obtain needed friends m Congreaa by adopt ing a policy for earing for the em ployee above referred to. I de not healtate to condemn thla policy." The dormitory residents have or ganised to light political Influence and to depose the preeent head of thi dormitories, who they declare is Incompetent. They ask for a man agement composed exclusively of wo men. cabinet are "tainted with Socialism." Sherman declared. "A vast swarm of his appointees are known to be open and avowed Socialists, single taxers. apostles of government ownership and hostile to the Insti tutions of private property. Thla ladlmtea the vicious tendencies that lurk atout the administration and Its satellites. Under such conditions tha rowers of this league bee<m? doubly dangerous, and menace every legitimate enterprise of private life. "The administration of Wood row Wilson la e hybrid between a French resolution and an Oriental despotism. History would forget the reign of Caligula In the excesses and Jlollles of the American government operated under the league of nations Inter preted by President Wilson and Col. House. Seee Hsstet Doctrine Mrnaeed. "The President is now endeavoring to subvert the fundamental lawa Of the republic. Does he believe he Is preserving and defending the Consti tution by creating ami ratifying (low ers which. If effective. Impair or ab rogate Ita fndamental and aoverelgn powers ? The American people have not yet fully measured the unparalleled and atrocious character of the assault made by the authors of the league, on the American government and American Institutions " Sherman declared that though the Monroe Doctrine is supposed to be safeguarded by an amendment. It can be Interpreted out of the way. If European statesmen And it an em barrassment. As for the fourteen peace points, they are in ruin, he said, and the enly persons who cling to them are the Germans. 'The fourteen points are a by-word In Europe." said Sherman. "They have long ceased to be more than an international embarrassment to all concerned." W??iwr? H?or?: I A. M. t> I P. 1, Pally. THE LAST DAY OF The 26th Anniversary Event! Over 1,000 Men's Suits at Anniversary Prices ARKER-BRIDGET'S Suit fashions and Suit 1 quality cannot be bought at random. t}For that reason we did not buy a special line of Suits to sell at special prices during this event. <|But took our own regular stocks and marked them down. qin fabric; in tasteful touches of trimming; in com fort of style; in the luxury of tailoring, both inside and out, nothing in Washington compares with the P-B Suits. <JAnd furthermore there is no stock as large or as well balanced. These Suits are pre-eminently the Suits for the man-about-Washington, who is well dressed, be cause he is not overdressed. Men's $25 Suits Men's $30 and $35 Suits Men's $40 and $45 Suits Men's $50, $55 and $60 Suits $34.50 $44.50 $17.75 $24.75 - The Avenue at tJinth Alexandria. Va. May T*? bl* freighter Betsy Bell will ?? >???<* cd from the waya of tM Vlrflpj* shipbuilding Corporation promptly I at t o'clock tomorrow aftermo** The boat Will be ehrlstentd by Mr?. Colli! U. Uvlngston. wife of the president of the company immediately following the I""?*'* Ins there will he a buRpt luncheon eerved In the cemmiwPry of tna administration building. It ia ?xpeotad that thouganas of perpona from t*l? elty ?M Washington will attend the cere ""Alexandria will take a half ho?J day for the event and Kln? merchants will deeorats their places of business. The yards will be open to the public and everybody i? invited. Tb?? Nam ing cards of ndmlsslon will 10 to the Administration Building. Those not having cards will witness the launching from the roof of tbe fabricating plant, fhe roof of the Join ers' ahop and ship way No >? the last named belnp the way from wwen the Gunaton llall waa launched ^ItHSTaJinouneed by the masiJjie??t ?f the yards that smoUng will ba prohibited The yards will ba ?t^ promptly at KM o'elook ? siring admission te witness ??? launching R. E. L<se camp. Confederate Vet erans. will hold It. annual "amo rt at exercises at t o'clock tomorrow evening at the Confederate monu ment. Washington and Fn?* streets. Tbe oration will ered by Charles Henry ?mlt*. TM American Indian OU*rd *and wlll play, and a cteolr of the direction of Mlsa Kotehford will sing. At the ??n Clualon of the exerclaee. which wU be presided over by John It. merman, commander, the blage will move to Christ Church Cemetery, where a v0"" tired by a squad from phreys. and taps sounded by Mies Dora Varpey. __mi??se Barller In the day a e?"\ro'"** will visit eemeterles In *"d n** tha olty. and the rrayee of vet.r ans will be strewn with flowers. A general committee to have of the Jubilee Week ?' bo held the seoond ?eekJnJupe .IP honor of returning war heroes is com posed of Robert 8. Jones, chalnnan. rv." Julian T Wimams end S. a. IIrent. vl<? ehalrWM. <^>-ol j Pierce, trtaaurar; J. T. Pre*ton, ^utrrmm^ee-WaU.e.1^ KM Norton. Robert U Payne. 8?ra r.;WTh^CHH^^W^?r. ??? ?^omen's^coLn^Tr^ comgarf Y. Williams. Miss M*mle ^^"h" Mm James E. Alexander. V rs. E. n. O'Brien. Mrs Taylor Burke Miss Rose MacDonald. Mrs Percy Kvan.. Ml?? i Margaret E. Normoyle, Mrs. M Ros rnfeld, Ml** Esther Oram. Mr? Louie DuSey, Wh Lydia McLaughlin. Madonna Day exercises wilt be bald at iM o'clock Sunday afternoon at at. Mary's Academy, to which alumnae and friends of the Instttu tlon are Invited. A special program to be given by pupil* of the Institu tion will be ooncluded with an ad dree* by the Rev V. Lyons. C. S. P. Rover C. Sulliviyn. of this city, presided at the Great Council of Red Men held wently in Richmond. Mr SvlUven was chosen great prophet and also was elected to repsMont the Great Council of Virginia at the United states Great Council of Rod lien for the ensuing two years. Dr. ?. B. lloore, of this city, was elected president of the Medical So ciety or Northern Virginia and Washington. D. C, at Its annual meeting at Manassas, Vs. KOLCHAK TO GET AID OF AMERICA AGAINST SOVIET CONTtNtroi TOOK PAGB OHM. ported that the Soviet armies In Southeastern Russia had taken the Initiative from ,Admit ?1 Kolchak and that the latter had bean reputed about ISO mllu from Bamara <00 the Volga, on mile* southeast of Moe cow). Tha statement aeaerted that U.Mi trqpp* had deeerted Kolchak In tha pact week Fluninh guarda continue to advanee on Petrofrad, It waa atated. Tha Mmtah bombarded the Rumlan eaoat and shlpo, and the Boiahovlki replied. ??bknlU ttalMlag Km*. Copenhagen. Hay 3?The BoUhe vtlc force* have begun to evacuate Woacow, according to traveler* who have artivad here from Petrograd. Soviet farcaa are no* eatakllghlng their baae at KlefC. Ktnntah troop* are reported to be patrolling tha border an.l ir.lUng every one who attempt* to enter Finland f'em Itursla. U oaoow. l|ay Bnemv Iwow (u the vlelnlty of Shenskurak aoverelr bombarded Delnluklakta Wednesday, according to an oRlelal Soviet com. muqlqu* laaued today. In tha vlelnlty of OloniaU the Soviet force* heve made gain* and hnv* occupied Hundeakel and Fuatyna. Northward* of oionleta the Soviet force* annihilated two eompanlee of enemy troop*, 'he offic'.il report-aala. ?*t ",-M- p*,y THE LAST DAY OF The 26th Anniversary Event! $3.00 Sennit Straws $2.00 JUST for today a complete as sortment of fine and im proved Sennit Straw Hats with cable or saw edge. ^ These Hats are from our regu lar stock and made according to our season's specifications. All sizes and block. The Avenue at Ninth Wwi?i ? A. n.lly. Our Biggest 26th Anniversary Gift Today We Give the Full Cash Amount of Each 10th Cash Sale to the Salvation Army Home Service Fund HE first ioth cash sale that went to the A Salvation Army Home Service Fund was $24.75, ^e second was 75c. <|As the day wears on the sales will jump from one extreme to the other, but by 6 o'clock to night there is sure to be a tidy sum laid aside for the fund. qjusl how large this sum will be, will be de termined by the good people of the District of Columbia. qin each department there is a complete as sortment of seasonable needs, taken from our regular stocks and. price-reduced for our 26th Anniversary Event. CjFrom these assortments you can supply your season's wants at much less than the regular price, and if your purchase happens to be the ioth cash one, the amount is equivalent to a personal donation. The Avenue at Ninth TRIAL OF EX?KAISER WILL WOT COME SOPH r?.ru, Mar J?.?Tb? ??rM nut wrft aavaral inlti for tha trial ?f Wllbalai Hohanaollern. prwl41?| ha I* brought Into court at all. It waa r?voalo4 todaf. until tha traaty la ratlfla*. )t wu atalo* on good authority rvtm than tbaro will ?o?btl?aa b? comM arable negotiation with Holland ??. tartlif ntrUtUn. Th? Dutch datamation bar*, hcaaid by IM(l MlauCrr Van bruWk ta4ay n?lnn?? Meant SUpaichaa from M?lltH that tha ?HMIo> .f th? (oraur Kaiaar'a ?un4ltlot has not baaa ofldallr aoaat4ara4 h far. >W Win nal ha until tfea allita aub 'I L gstlgy w?. a. w. n > r. ?. ?.*?, THE LAST DAY OF The 26th Anniversary - Event! Suits, Furnishings, Separate Knickers and Hats ? ' I "ObAY we offer you values that are high i in quality and low in prioe, and suggest that you lay in a supply sufficient to carry you over the summer, as there is bound to be an advance in the near future. Boys' $1S Saits for $9.75 Boys' $25 Saits for $19.50 Boys' $3 and $3.50 Mixed Knickers for $1.95 Boys' Bine Serge Kaickers for $2.15 Boys' $1.75 Kkaki Kaickers for $1.45 Boys' $1.90 Bleases far *9c Boys' Straw Hats, values up to $2.50, for $1.(5 Boys' $1.25 Poroskait and Nainsook Uaion Suits for 85c The Avenue at Ninth ? ill i l ?????? h?wii a a. b. ?? ? r. <. n ? THE LAST DAY Ol The 26th Annivert try Event! Men's Furnishings %-j Crepe, Woven Madras or Soisette Pajamas at $1.95 (Regular Value* up to $3.00) Union Soits of Checked Nainsook at (? Sails for 55.501 (Regularly $130) 95c (Jaion Suits of Nainsook at $1.2$ (Regularly $2.00) $2.00 Mea's 25c Irish Linen W eave Handkerchiefs, a dozen (9 for $1.00) Madras Shirts, plain or pleated, neat ?tripes, at $*.$$ (Regularly $4 and $4.50) Mea's Neglige Shirts, soft caffs, at (Value* up to $230) Si.4* Deal's or Meyer's Tan Cape Gloves at. $1.85 (Values up to $3.30) Pairs of Silk or Silk Lisle Socks, plain or fancy, at 65* (C Pairs far $330, (75c and $1 Values) Sleeveless White Undershirts, athleb rtyle, ?? 45c (Regularly 75c) Odds and Ends of Men's Shirts and Drawers of Silk, Sdk-and-Usle, Imported Lisle, Balbriggaa, or Ramie Mesh Yl the Marked Price The Avenue at Ninth !?