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THE WASHINGTON TDIES; SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 1915.
G PERSONA L TO BE G. A. R. FEATURE Instructions Are Given Veterans ' as to Registration Upon Meeting at Encampment. Persons! reunions between mon who half a century ago stood Bhoulder to shoulder on the firing Mines of the civil war, but since httvo been sep.ratcd, will bo one of the4 principal' features of the Q. A. R. encampment In this city in September. Another feature wll bo the plan of veterans of the Department of Wis consin, who will carry nags represent ing tho twenty-two military units from that Stato participating In the war of the sixties. A fiaK has been purchased through an authorization of tho Wis consin Legislature for the Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, Twelfth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, Twenty-first, Twenty-second, Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth. Thlrty flret. Thirty-second, Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh, and Thirty-eighth Regi ments. For the benefit of the G.'A. R. enter tainment fund, a strong amateur ath letic feature Is scheduled for" tho 'after noon of August 21 at Nutlonal League Park In a double-header 'game' between the Interior and the Agriculture teams, and the Railroad Y. M. C. A. and tho St. Theresa Clubi. The reunions commltte'e, headed by CoL John McElroy, has evolved a plan to make possible meetings between battlefield comrades, of the past. Immediately upon settling ln-hls quar ters, the veteran la expected to go to the old Census building, and there i es tate r. This registration, will be unuer the charge of a committee of as able experts .as can be found In the United States Dr. H. A. 'Johnson, ot the AN ar Department; Col. S. E. Faunce, of the Treasury Department, and Dr. Newton A. Strait, of the Pension Bureau, lie sides these, three other experts in regis tration will be detailed by Commissioner Saltzgaber to help in the work. The registration will be' mude on iu pllcate cards, one of wh(,ch will go to the corps headquarters and be filed ac cording to the regiments, while the other will go to the committee's head quarters and be tiled according to States. In this way it is expected that the two first thoughts In tne arriving veteran's mind will be met. The first is an inquirv as to who of his old regi ment and company are present. And the second as to some other comrade from a distant State, whom he wants to meet. The first Inquiry will be answered at his corps headquarters, and his second at the committee headquarters, where the arriving veterans will be classified according to States. It Is expected that there will be a great rush on Monday und Tuesday, when most of the veterans will come In. In order to furnish the Information at once, the cards will be gathered jvp, sorted, and distributed every ten minutes. I I QUITS PLAYGROUNDS Veteran Teacher Resigns After Six Years of Successful Service in Capital System. AftPr six years of service with the Washington playgrounds, Miss May Ro per, daughter of the first Assistant Postmaster General, has tendered her resignation to take effect August 15. It Is said her resignation resulted from the fact she Is to be married this fall. A graduate of Randolph Macon Wom en's College, Mlsa Roper took a post graduate course at George Washington University. She was appointed assist ant director at the Garlleld Park play ground in 1009. Three years later she was made director there and in 1913 was made director of girls' activities in all the playgrounds. Mlus Roper is responsible for the es tablishment of a "Playgrounds Normal Class" for playgrounds teachers. This year more than fifty women attended. Several came from neighboring towns, and tho Indications are for a much larger class next year. In addition to the establishment of this school, the only one of Its kind In this, country, Miss Roper has lectured widely on her chosen theme. Ah an author of children's pageants. Miss Roper has won distinction. Her lt.tost pioduction was the Independence Day pageant at the Monument Grounds July 5. More Than 1,500 Enjoy. Municipal Pool Baths At the Municipal bathing pools yester day afternoon, when more than 1,500 men and women swarmed the beach to take advantage of the first Saturday ufternoonu "mixed bathing." So large was tho crowd that the of ficials -were compelled to divide the bathers into two shifts, giving each two hours in the pools. It was a gala lot that splashed and frolicked In the water, nnd proved that the plan will be dccld (dlv popular. Heretofore "mlxfd bathing" has been permlttdd onlv for two hours on Tues day mornings and two hours Friday afternoons. r $300 Huntington UPRIGHT PIANO OOD CONDITION $150 Terms Arranged Free Stool and Scarf j G St. at Thirteenth Week's Summary For Your Scrapbobk PRUNE SUNDAY, July 25 The contents of the third American note to Germany regarding submarine warfare are published in Ber lin. The German press urges that its appeal be disregarded entirely, while public opinion becomes bitter toward the United States. Germans arc repulsed in the Vosges oh the heights of Tietzeral. Pultusk falls to the Teuton forces driving toward Warsaw in PolarU. MONDAY, July 26 The German press comment respecting the American note to Germany .becomes more bjtter. German submarines sink six vessels. In the Vosges the French capture a powerful defensive work between Lo Fontenelle and Launois. The German envelopment of Warsaw draws tighter. Rome hears that Goritz cannot hold our much longer. A diplomatic rupture between Italy and- Turkey is threatened. TUESDAY, July 27 The American steamship Leelanaw is sunk off the Orkney Islands by a German submarine, a search having established that the cargo was contraband. All of the crew is saved. London hears that Warsaw is to be evacuated by the Russians. Riva is bombarded by Italian seaplanes. German attempts against Ban-de-Sapt fail. Two Turkish gunboats are sunk in the Sea of Marmora by a British submarine. WEDNESDAY, July 28 The German forces are held at the Narew and the menace against Warsaw seems temporarily abated. German submarines sink eighteen more ships, including one Danish and one Norwegian ship. The French capture the sum mits of Lingekopf, Schratzmaennele, and Barrenkopf. The British casualties to date are officially placed at 330,995. The battle of the Isonzo continues with intense fury. THURSDAY, July 29 The British parliament adjourns for a six weeks' vacation. The German attack on Warsaw is renewed with vigor, while London hears that the Teutonic loss in this campaign has been 500,000 men. The Italians make headway on the Carso plateau. The Germans attack near Souchez, but gain no headway. Rumors circulate that Turkey wants a sep arate peace. FRIDAY, July 30 The Russians begin the evacuation of Warsaw, retreating toward a prepared line from Kovno through Grodno and south to Brest-Litovsk. The United States protests to Ber lin respecting the use by Germans of forged American pass ports. The French make slight gains at Launois, in the Vosges. Official anouncement in Berlin says that German submarines have sunk to date 229 British ships, 30 ships owned in other belligerent countries, and 33 neutral ships. The Italians cap ture more Austrian trenches on the Carso plateau. SATURDAY, July 31 Pope Benedict issues a letter appealing to all belligerent nations for peace. The evacuation of Warsaw con1 tinues, with the Germans and Austrians pressing rapidly toward the city. It is reported that 350,000 civilians have fled the city. More Austrian trenches on the Carso plateau fall to the Italians. The Germans fail to retake Barrenkopf, while the French per form extensive aerial raids on German positions from the North Sea to the Vosges. British commentators believe that Bulgaria has definitely thrown in her lot with Germany and Austria. T RERSONS MIL CAMPAIGN Sues for $10,000 for Death of Her Mother Men and Women of National Reputation to Talk to Audi- ences in Vaudeville House. Men and women whose nnmes have frequent nppenranco In tho newspapers In connection with scientific research, social service, and sanitation arc go ing Into vaudeville this week at Keith's. Every day some man or woman of na tional reputation will address tho audi ences at tho Intermission In pursuance of the "Save tho Kiddles" campaign, which Is being conducted under tho Joint auspices of Una Clayton, come dlcnuo and authoress of tho playlet, "Milk," and the heads of varlouB so cial service organizations, the Federal and tho District governments. The milk supplies of a city will be the topic of discission, and advice will be given by experts on the importance of pure milk and how to obtain It. In addition to the dally lectures there will be exhibits In tho lurgo lounge by the Department of Agriculture, tho Children's Hureau of Mso Department of Labor, and tho Health Department of tho District. Wednesday at 11 o'clock thoro will be a big meeting, for whlnh a.onn tir-knta havo been Issued. This has been called a "Mothers' Mat Ineo." Miss Clayton will produce her sketch, "Milk." 8ho will make an ad dross and exhibit motion pictures, and Health Ofllcer W. C. Woodward and others will mako addresses. Tho dally program of addresses, to gether with the speakers, follows: Monday Matlneo Dr. W. C. Wood ward, "Milk and Its Relations to Public Health." Tuesday matinee Ivan C. Weld, "The Consumers' Part In Better Milk Sup ply." Wednesday matinee Mr. Merlam (of Children's Bureau), "Relation of Milk to Infant Mortality." Thursday matinee Dr. Harvey Wiley, "Food Value of Milk in Relation to Better Babies." Friday matinee-E. L. ThurBton, su perintendent jt Public Schools. Saturday matinee Mrs. Max West. The orgonlzatlons Interested In the campaign have received the greatest co operation and encouragement from Manager Roland Robblns, of Keith's Theater, who has practically turned the theater over to them for the week. While "Milk" Is but one feature of the program. Manager Robblns realizes the Importance of the subject and has Inter ested n number of business firms In tho campaign. Woodward & Lothrop will establish a diet kltchon and the Wash ington Law Reporter has supplied the printing. District Militiamen To Boost Washington The District National Guard has lolnrd the "Boost for Washington" movement. The organization will pur chase ull the supplies It needs for tho coming encampment at Colonial Beach from local merchants, according to a letter which has been received by Charles J. Columbus, of the Retail Merchants' Association, from Gen. Will iam E. Harvey. I.lzzlo D. Hoppln, administratrix of her mother, Clara B. Anderson, filed suit In the District Supreme Court yes terday to recover $10,000 from the Witt Will Company and tho John Mitchell, Jr., Company. She nllcges that her mother was killed last November at Eighth street and Pennsylvania avenue northwest by an automobllo truck belonging to tho de fendants. Attorneys Tucker, Kenyon and Macfarland and E. S. Balloy rep resent the plaintiff. Jonadab Executives To Arrange' Rallies The executive council of the Independ ent Order Bone- of Jonadab will meet At tho rcsldonce of Capt. John;C. Daley, 60 T street northwest, tomorrow night to perfect plans for visitations and church rally work durln tho fall and winter. Among tho members who at tended each meeting during tho last rally week cndln? Friday evening, were Mark Reiley, Patrick Nlland, John W. McMahon, Edyard Brcsnahan, James T. Peako, Joseph D. Buckley, John R. Mahoney, and Wayne W, Cordell. Jumbo Lobster Found. MONTCLAIR, N. J., Aug. 1. In a consignment of lobsters received by Thomas G. Lawrence, was one that weighed twenty-nvo pounds and had a claw a foot long. VflJOO jss&rt Easy Payments HwarTZ 708--7thSTVN.W. '.asasar- Fish Story With Evidence. EMPOTIA, Kan., Aug. 1. Frank Cooper suffered a fracture of his left arms' here last night while pulling out a twenty-nine-pound catfish from the Cot tonwood river. 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