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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1915.
ITr: $60,000,000 FOND ' WISED FOR GERMAN PR0P1 HERE Western Cities Contribute Vast Sums to Spread Cause of Fatherland. SANKS MAKE BIG LOANS Further Sums Raised in East For Mazes of Diplomaoy and Publicity. NBW YORK Xng. 19. Sixty million dollars, contributed by Orman-Amerl-eaiw In Wotern cltlea. la being used to spread German propaganda In the United States. Other vast sums are known to have been raised In Eastern cities. Enormous loans by private banks in addition have been added to the secret fund for use o'f agents of the fatherland In the United States. These facts have become known on excellent authority. Raised In West. Here are some of tho amounts ac credited to the volunteer financial agents In "Western cities: Chtcaso St. Louts... Milwaukee.. San Francisco. ..mooo.ooo ., 15,000,000 5.000,000 6,000,000 Denver 6,000,000 Total 0,000.000 This does not Include millions which have been gathered In New York and Important Eastern cities, which are more or less concealed In numerous transactions. The sale of Imperial treasury notes of Germany In "Wall Street -and of Ger man papor generally furnish other ex amples of financiering. Tt is generally believed that Dr. Dern burg, when he was here, arranged to collect large sums of money besides his contributions for the Red Cross, under which he came on his mission to the United States. Guide Public Sentiment. He may have left much of this in con venient form in American banks, where It could be applied easily to the pur chase of munitions of war. The bulk of the loans and contributions which have been assembled within the borders of the United States by Fatherland sym pathizers have undoubtedly been utilized in guiding public sentiment and in the almost endless chain of activities set in motion to pread the German cause. The cost of secret service, of retain ing' lawyers on grave and mysterious business, of establishing periodicals and newspapers, has entailed enormous ex penditures which to all appearances German-Americans have been meeting by contributing from their personal for tunes or by inducing certain banks throughout the country to discount German paper. How extensive these loans have been Is hard to ascertain, because the bulk of them have been negotiated through private banks. The Federal reserve banks are not buying foreign paper. These banks may purchase paper of this kind under the law, according to regulations Issued bv the board. That body, however, In view of the uncer tainties of war, never Issued the regula tions. By Private Banks. It was learned from a high Govern ment official that of the foreign paper recently purchased In the United States, that the national banks took only 20 per cent, while the balance was ac cepted by private banks. One of the largest hauls made by the German fishers after funds was 115, 000.000 landed In Philadelphia a few months ago. Chandler Brothers, of New York city, who are credited with having a great deal to do with German finances. Is sued a statement to the effect that only 110,000,000 in S per cent imperial bonds had been marketed and not by them, but by Chandler & Co., Inc. They de nied, however, that this sum had any thing to do with war supplies, and de clared that the sale was made so as to provide fuds for the payment of cer tain commercial debts which had been incurred by Germany. The sale was made at the same time that $50,000,000 In French bonds were sold, according to this statement. Examination of official records shows that from July 1, 1914. until July 1. 1915,' the gold exports from this country to Germany amounted to onlv a little more than a million dollars. To Aid Old Soldiers. LONDON, Aug. 19. The British post master general has proposed to abolish postofflce telpgram messenger boys and give the work to former soldiers. STOMACH SUFfERERS GET QUICK RELIEF Maryland and Washington Folks Swiftly Restored by Won derful Remedy. PRESIDENT EXPECTED TO TOSS FIRST BALL Baseball Game For G. A. R. Veterans Promises To Be Interesting Event. Capt. Robert E. Grant. 621 North Carolina avenue northeast, chairman of the Eleventh Corps committee, has Is sued a request that all members of that corps communlcato with him at once, with a view to preparing for the part which the corps will take In the Grand Army encampment to bo held In Wash ington this fall. The grandstand committee, a sub committee of tho citizens' committee which is directing the arrangements for the encampment, IS endeavoring to ob tain for decoration purposes one or more of tho United States flags with thirty-five stars, which was the offi cial national emblem of tho war period. Tho entertainment committee la en thusiastic over the Interest which has been aroused in the double-header ball gamo which will be played at American League Park at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon. The match between tho De partment of the Interior and the De partment of Agriculture teams, two of tho strongest of the Government depart ment teams, has attracted much atten tion In the wide circle of Government employes. The other games will be be tween teams representing the Southern Railway General Office and St. Teresa Church. and toss the first ba)l. and practically Ilia entire v.auiiici jhciultciohiji o v- pected to be present. Onion Forgotten When Court Rules on Tomato NEW TORK, Aug. 19.-That tho to mato Is a fruit, not a vegetable, was decided yesterday In special sessions, Brooklyn. Mrs. Schochtor, a grocer, had been arrested for having sold vegetables on Sunday. "I saw her sell tomatoes," said a policeman. "Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?" demanded tho grocer's counsel. "It's a vegetable," replied the police man. Justices Herbert, Mclnerney, and Moss consulted dictionaries and con cluded that the tomato Is a fruit. So they dismissed the case. "Anything that can be eaten raw Is a fruit," said Justice Horbert. "How about an onion?" asked As sistant District Attorney Edward Cooper. Federation of Catholics Name New Yorker Head Bath on Back Porch No Sign of Insanity Woman Clad Only in a Smile May Chase Chickens From Yard, Says Surrogate. . NEW TORK, Aug. l&.-Ia It Irrational to take a bath on the back stoop of one's house In full view of the neigh bors. If one Is a woman tn Vi... dogs and chickens from the front yard wnue wearing notning but a dtermtned look? DOOM Ifin BnhAarMn. I. a-i it attired constitute testamentary Incapao- KSniin0fnoa.n'ifayB Surrogate William Nlcoll, of Suffolk county, nor do such t"iI?ig8th,nda12ao ..t0 writer's cmp7 man, of Central l.tfA Yl "but Surro gate Nlcoll. at RlverKead. handed down a decision yesterday upholding nerwP f.enti.,nA.al,.ih objections YndMl": C Smfh . . .w .prooate. Thomas wu. of unsound mind. ' "8 m0lner PandranhCalinT?!?? && armlsherlwfthobuet0nanyecc'0thl ?. duct v.fle?J. -h-e.r- ""enable con- l ter oTa business nature 7 r My mat" various "hA mu cniwable with and tS ?'M2.? were unreasonable Detent to manage 'tlt': TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 19. The Ameri can Federation of Catholic Societies re elected John Whalen, of New York, as president, and selected New Tork for Its 1SH6 convention city. The onlv new officers chosen were A. T. Brennan, of Boston, as sixth vice president, and Anthony Kuhn, Victoria, Kan., as marshal, all others being reelected. Much-Changed Master At nome of Rockefeller CLEVELAND. Aug." 19.-There's a changed master at Forest Hill, tho big cstato of the world's richest man. That's what John D. Rockefeller's closest friends are saying, after visits iSni-St.011, klnB's ot"te. Tho old at hnntS,iknow what has caused the n!uJ,c.' they sny' u ls because their nir.wXil".0"6- For th8 "t time. Rockefeller tramps and drives about r hfftatS wlthut the companionship ot.,M w"e. who died lat February. Most every morning, about 9 o'clock, Rockefeller walks slowly down from the blir hntion fn Vin ill.. .. -1 V. "? of the long north slope. He stands for f..?.01?- wtcnln the waters, then turns sadly away. In past years. Rockefeller and his wile used to stioll to the pond, arm ln?lini' every morning after breakfast, which was served promptly at 7 o'clock. Attendants tell, too, how the changed master broke down and cried at his first breakfast at Forest Hill when he saw the empty chair. Rockefeller formerly played golf with a keen dollght almost ovary dayj Ho seldom plays now and when ho docs. "Under every tree near my houso here I sec a memory picture of chil dren playing and merry family groups," Rockefeller tells visitors. "I am hap piest here." War Horses Wear Muffs. DRESDEN, Aug. 19. The horses In the German army have boen so much troubled by files that the pupils of the higher schools of Dresden have been set to make ear muffs for the ani mals. Tho Dresden Society Against Cruelty to Animals has received numerous ear muffs made bv boys and girls. WHEAT TAKES LEAD AS KING OF EXPORTS Jumped From $142,400,000 to $482,400,000 in Fiscal Year, Says U. S. Report. The Department of Commerce has made public the leading articles of American export during the 1915 fiscal year, which show that food produoU made the Urg es t gain and displaced cott.vi as the American export leader. Raw cotton suffered the blei'St Ion, Its export value falling from (.10,W0,WW In 1914 to 376,200,000. Iron and steel manufactured products dropped off $25,000,000; lumber and wood products, 158.300,000; copper and copper products, te,K5.000: tobacco, 9,60U, 000; electrical supplies, $6,090,000; naval stores, $3,000,000; agricultural Imple ments, $22,000,000, and mineral oils, $18, tflO. The leading articles of export, In crder of their magnitude are as follows: ins. Ull Wheat and flour HO. 400.000 $141,400,000 , il,W,WV Raw rntlnn Iron and steel mrrs "ff'SK M.ata and dairy prod,... 2J0.100.000 Mineral oils ,MJMS2 Leather, etc 120,700,000 Copper, plre, etc tiSK'ZS Cotton soodi I'-W.JOO Automobiles & parti .... M.1CO.OM lionet 64.000.000 Coal M.MO.00O Chemleale. med.. etc 4M0O.00O Tobacco, unmfrd 44.BO0.0OO Exploelve 41,600.000 Corn and cornineal 41,300,000 PYults and nute 14,800.000 Oil cake and meal M.WO.000 Wool manufacture! 27.JO0.O0O Vegetable oil 2t,8O0.000 8ugir, refined 55,600.000 Board, desls. etc. Other wood mrfi Fieri Mules Agricultural Imple'te .. 15.100.000 24.KO.SOO 12.J00.0W) 12,700.000 10,204,000 11040.000 231.MO.000 144,200.000 182, 200,000 87.M0.M0 14I.MO.000 Sl.800.O0O St. 200.000 3.4O3.0O0 Kt.lKAOtO 27.10n.t-00 64.0DO.00O (.300.000 S. 500.000 81,900,000 21,700,100 4.SOO.0O0 16,100,000 1.800.0M 87.690,(00 45 COO. 000 12,800.000 TOO, 000 32.U00.COO The Parker-Bridget Boys' Shop M: Movies Supplant Sermons. NEW LENOX, III.. Aug. lfl.-Metho-dlst ministers of the Jollet district meet ing here today had for one topic of discussion the use of moving pictures as a regular pari or xne cnurcn pro gram. Rev. James O'May, of Aurora, who has successful)' used movies as a substitute for sermons at times, ex plained the plan's merits. BEG NS NEW POL CY PUBLIC BUILDINGS Secretary MoAdoo to Visit Cities Where Structures Are Pro posed to Learn Needs. Secretarv of the Treasury McAdoo ls planning to visit all the bi cities of the country where new Federal build ings are needed, to mora closely famil iarise himself with the requirements and conditions of those localities and with the view of inaugurating a 'new policy In the type of Federal' buildings In the blr cities, which will result In an enormous saving to the Government. The Secretary will be accompanied on his tour by Assistant Secretary Byron R. Newton, in charge of public build ings, and by several representatives of the supervising architect's office. The Secretary of the Treasury is charged bv law with the responsibility for the purchase of rea estate and th erection and maintenance of Federal buildings, and It ls Mr. McAdoo's idea that it U his duty to become familiar at first hand with the conditions pre vailing In his department throughout the country. The Secretary has had practical experience on a large scale In building construction. Thus far In n!s administration, It is declared large sav ings have been effected In the purchase of sites and erection of buildings, and this economy policy ls to be pursued. In the past, much money has eeen thrown away In useless adornment of buildings, according to a Treasurv an nouncement. This will be stopped it Is declared. The architecture of all build ing from now on will be of dignified character, but at the saw time prac tical, substantia), and adapted to the environment. Costly materials and ex cessive ornamentation will be done away with. It Is the Secretary's belief that the activities of the postal service and other Federal departments can be handled In structures of the sky scraper type, and that by so doing Congress will be relieved from the very large appropria tions now necessary for the purchase of great areas of valuable real estate wherever a Federal building Is to be erected in a big city. Red Cross Asks Texts What Help Is Needed Ths Red Cross has communicatee with Governor Ferguson, of Texas,- and the mayor, of .Galveston, asking what help Is needed for the stricken district. Governor Ferguson has replied that he does not yet know. No reply has been racelved -from! Galveston-' mayor. Dean of College of Cardinals Dies At 81 ROME, Aug. 01. Cardinal Ssraflno Vanputelll, eighty-one, dean of tho Sa cred Collet. I dead, It was announced today. Cardinal Vaanutslll was born st Oenaasano, .Italy. November 9$. ISM. He was ordained a priest in US) and made a cardinal in INT. Masons of Baltimore At Washington's Tomb An 'army of Baltimore Masons and thilr wives, 2K strong, arrived at tho Hbbltt Hotel this morning, stopped Just long enough to register and arrange for a banquet thire this evening, then has tened down to the Seventh street wharf, where they boarded the steamer Charles Macalester for Mt. Vernon. They are members of Monumental Lodge, No. 96, F. A. A. M., and are to day making a pilgrimage to the tomb of Washtpgtpn. The party will stop off at Marshall Hall on their return trip and spend several hours enjoying tho amuse ment facilities of the river resort, ar riving In Washington on the afternoon bqat. After the banquet they are to re turn to Baltimore tonight on a special car. .lobn Schueler is chairman of tho com mittee In charge of the pilgrimage. vwyorfi Wofhinalon Wnj nr(fazfinhte (amf A, SALE OF SUITS For Present, Fall and Winter Wear At the Lowest Prices We Have Ever Quoted The rare opportunities afforded in this sale are worth your immediate attention. Suit Now $14.50 Former Prices up to $45.00 Suits Now $18.50-Former Prices up to $58.50 Suits Now $22.50 Former Prices up to $68.50 The materials are Taffeta, Silk Poplin, Serge, Gab ardine, Wool Poplin, Broadcloth, Velvet, and Novelty weaves. 3lStwe?,Cbrm thirteenth wMm C arvjaUva-rw S5rrs i k'' "fc32j4W2: Y ""r vvasaRsro' - ri. r rj,. m iHfe.v y' iSK Hundreds of people In this vlclnlt are needlessly suffering from stomach and digestive troubles. Quick relief ls near at hand and readily available to every one. ' Many have tried and proven the merit of Mayr'a Wonderful Remedy. 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Mothers seldom have the opportunity to purchase Boys' Wearables of the P-B high quality at such low prices. 98c 150 Wash Suits that sold up to $2.50. Special These are BROKEN lots of Wash Suits In Russian and Sailor blouse style; ages 2 to 6 only. They sold up to J2.50. Your choice, 98c V .PRICE 1 Oar en tire line ot Wash Suits, In sailor, Russian and Oliver styles are reduced to One half price. Sale of ODD PANTS BOc and 75c Khaki, alses B to 12 only, at 91.00 Khaki Pants.. 8e Blue Sersrc Pants, $1.50 val ues. Special.... 39c 98c ST B. A I G H T PA3VT9, sizes 6 to 10 only; In khaki, linen, blue linen and gala- jf tea. Selling now 0"C at '' .PRICE! One hundred Wool en Suits. In fancies and some blub serges, are reduced to One-half price. Balance of our Woolen Suits reduced one-third. Broken Lots of BOYS' ROMPERS 75c A S1.00 Rompers.. 50e BOc Rompers at 39c BOYS' WASH NOR FOLK SUITS, In Palm Beach, linen, khaki and blue linen re duced one-third. BOYS S1.00 WHITE SHIRTS, all sizes; suitable for j?i men with small OyC necks. Special... Boya 25c Underwear at, per gnrment 10c BOc Underwear at 30c Boya Guaranteed Hoae. 20c pr or 6 prs. for 01.00 MAfek 7j. y ii 'MS The Ave. at Ninth. II II II 1 II II 1 i flBerbecfcfcs i in in in iii iii in i it in Tit 1 1 in in i ii nh ir ii i 'in n f in in hi hi ii lto.10 nmm&mmmmmui F you've never attended one of our Friday Only Sales vou do not realize what tremendous values we offer on these occasions. b or tomorrow s sale we re exceeding our own records tor value- giving notwithstanding the fact that deep reductions are already in force owing to our Midsummer Clearance Sale. So buy tomorrow, for these prices hold good for that day only! Women's Kewpie Pumps, Coloni als, One, Two, Three, and Four Strap Effects, Blucher, Button and Straight Laced Oxfords. Every size and width in the lot. 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