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THE WASHINGTON TDLES. FRIDAY,' AUGUST 31? 1917.
MacMillan Declares Unknown Continent Is Atop World s ESKIMO RACE GROW VOI FADING, VIEW OF EXPLORER Leader of Arctic Expedition . Brings Back Answer to Scien tists Who Declare Tribes of the North Are on the Wane. FREEPORT. Me.. Aue. 31. Ex plorer Donald MacMillan said to day, that a Danish trader brought the first news of the European war to Etah. Greenland, two years aeo. The Eskimos were dum founded when they heard white people were kllllnc each other. "Are they PI block-to' they asked me." said MacMillan, ex plaining that "Pl-block-to" meant crazy. "I told them the Germans prob ably wanted more land." " 'Land,' one Eskimo questioned. Why don't they divide It up J' t gave It up. There" was no chance of explaining civilized warfare to these peaceful savag es." FHEEPORT, Me., Aujr. 31, Some where on top of the world in the misty regions of polar seas there is an undiscovered continent. This is the opinion of Donald Mac Millan, noted explorer, who has ar rived here after more than four . years spent in Arctic wilds. Mr. MacMillan is hack with thrill ing: tales fo adventure in the land of snow and ice. He traveled hundreds of miles through trackless snow-fields. . MacMillan brings -back an answer jr.) to. those scientists who declare that --the Eskimo race is fading. He in " slsts that the tribes are growing yearly despite their frequent con: tact with the outposts of civiliza tion. When the explorer arrived in North at ffiSBsffsal J' A Sale of I eft 1 1 i'2w3)v Many Smart Novelties In Young Men's Fall Shoes Are Moving Fast! Snappy English Cordo Calf and Black Calf also Suede and Cloth top English Laced and Button Shoes $3.85, $4.35, $5.85 Special offering lien's Jlunson last regulation ARMY SHOES at only 32ukB riff A alarWoHkkW arl d wtr rrimTrr J. ?jv" V. "" S3 SI.llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHflraL--- I ;1 - - Women in England are doing all sorts of heavy manual labor, replacing the men who have gone to the trenches. These pictures show the women working at forestry, generally considered among the most laborious of all occupations. Sydney, X. S., In the Neptune a few days ago, he issued a statement to the effect that Admiral Peary's much talked of Crocker Land was only a mirage. Today he amplified that statement, and declared that somewhere in the unexplored regions of the Arctic seas, land still untouched by the foot of man probably does exist. In 1906 Admiral Peary, from an ele vation of 1,400 feet at Cape Thomas, sighted land about 120 miles to the northwest In a region where no land was supposed to exist. He named It Crocker's Land, and placed, a record and a portion of the American flag he carried on the summit Donald MacMillan was with the famous explorer and thought he saw the lime coast looming In the dis tance. "Only a SHrase." "But It was only a mirage," de clared the explorer today. "The main object of this trip was to prove the existence or non-existence of Crock frar Labor DeSftoos tcoiony el Women's "Samples" from Dixon, Bartlett Co., Baltimore and Other Good Shoes Values to $5 $1 .85 Lot One: 250 pairs Fall Samples from Dixon, Bartlett Co., Baltimore. Salesmen's exhibition shoes of their "Dolly Madison" and other well-known lines. Made of carefully selected leathers and the values are easily S4 and S5 the pair or better. But sizes 3 y2 and 4 only. $5.35 Successors to Boston Shot Store English Women Replace Men Grnu&mmrtni. er's Land.- We Journeyed to the point and saw what we. thought was land looming ahead of us. Then we watched and we found huge masses of broken ice. "We traveled thirty-one miles far ther to the northwest, and without glasses could see forty miles into the distance, but there was no land. How ever, the ice had apparently been broken and piled up by passing shoals. If this Is true, land must exist somewhere in the vast unex pired region beyond the point where we turned back." Geoloxlat Freesea Feet. On its homeward trip the Neptune stopped at Disco Island, off south Greenland where it picked up Ek blaw, the geologist of the party, who started the return journey, but froze his feet and was forced to halt. Priceless specimens and valuable notes on the origin and life of the Eskimos In the far north were brought back by the explorer. Four hundred and twenty cases have been shipped to the Museum of National History In New York. PricQs Fall Boots Lot Two: Twenty lines of fall shoes from well-known deal ers and manufacturers. 500 pairs and incomplete sizes of each kind but all sizes in the lot. Choice of black or bronze kids, black calfs, pat ents, velvets, and other ma terials. All at $1.85 pair. Young Ladies Novelty New Fall Fashion Boots "Cutting a Dash!" Brown or Gray Kid High (Ury OF Cut Laced Boots suede Sj XS Brown and Black Military J m OF Boots, with semi-low walking af)4- fSn Swagger Novelties in Colored Kid, and Cloth or Suede Top. High Cut Laced Boots $5.85, $6.85, $7.85 ftj $?3,ABsiJBBp5J'isi2lsi?3 KKSwi&SSIIIBilF'(s"9BSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS. wt s '9)Jt vCBft. - i. m . '.ft Jlfc fc" - t it x "''""'.jLacldi.LjBRSBBBB. ssslBSssBBBBBBt ij? UbaVaHavEHBBKHikB6SVkSsaswl .svBsssMsZBEsBs''VBBsssssVBiKsflflflBBs "A' If you have ever pulled a double crosscut saw you know that medicine OYSTER ARRIVES TOMORROW TO AID Tomorrow begins the season of cheer for ye epicure. This Is by way of saying; the oyster season will be opened with a whoop by the oystermen, who are anticipating- the first good year In many. Lovers of the succulent hlYalre are prepared with three cheers for the first "t" of a new oyster year. Secretary of Commerce Redfleld, who gruldes the destiny oJ the Fish erles Bureau; Food Administrator Hoover, ana the cohorts of Secretary of Agriculture Houston are likewise prepared to welcome the advent of a new source of food supply. They will boost the cause. For the consumer, there Is Just one drawback. Oysters are likely to be higher In price this year than they have ever been. 8me Ob Market Today. There are some oysters on the Washington market today, but they are bay oysters taken from private beds. Tonging on the bay In Mary land Jurisdiction begins tomorrow but it will be several days before the first oysters come to the Washington market. In the meantime, dealers are not prepared to say what prices will be. They depend largely upon supply and demand. It Is the general Impres sion, however, that the first of these oysters on the market will bring 40 to SO cents a gallon retail. After September 15, when the big supply comes In and tonging begins In Virginia waters and on the Po tomac river, prices are expected to take a drop. The present range of prices on Norfolk oysters Is from 40 to CO cents a galjon. nank Neil To Milk. Oysters, according to Assistant Commissioner of Fisheries II. F. Moore, are one of the most valued of foods. Thero Is nothing to compare with them in the human diet except milk. Oysters contain all of the es sentlals of a balanced diet, and In the right proportions. They are not nearly so rich In proteins and fat as beef, but they contain much more carbohydrates, or starch. Like milk, they would be a safe diet over a long period, and, experts say, they are among the most easily digested foods. Will Boost Consumption. As a part of Its campaign for a wider utilization of fish as a food. the Department of Commerce la pre pared to boost the consumption of oysters, as a nutritious and easily digested food. An entire meal can be made of oysters without danger to the diet. Washington is fortunately placed In the availability of this choice sea food. Lynn Haven Bays, Chlnco teague oysters and the seatag are gain ing a national reputation. Kxperta of the Bureau of Fisheries say that there are no better oysters anywhere In the world than those taken from the Potomac river and Chesapeake Bay. They are luscious and finely flavored. GIVE $1,000 TO RED CROSS Employes of the Smithsonian Insti tution and its branches have turned over to the Red Cross J1.000 with which to purchase an ambulance to be uied In France. By reason of thoroozh dlstrltaUoa with the dour .trade in the Uoltod States and lower selUu: roiu, reduced prices sure now pewIMo for Eckman's Alterative FOR THROAT AND LUNGS . Stubborn Congas and Colds To AlootoL Nuwtls or Jhslt-rormliu; Drat 52 Six j)l Sua How 91.50 Now 80 Cts. Eckman Laboratory. PhlladsiDhla. NUXATED IRON j Increase, strength i CPHsSPeHIH of delicate, nervous, ! EaWllTl TlTll rundown people 100 H I I I I JUaU Per cnt tu ten d?a illlnl ' many Instances. AIAIJLU !100 'orfelt It it jIHtaHH falls as per full ex. a la dd bad planatlon In large IfjUJltjaHBB article soon to ap HaaaSljjjBfJJ pear In this paper. " Ask your doctor or I druggist about it. Jas. O'Donnsll's I Drug Store and People's Drug Store always carry It In stodt-UlTt. F00DC0NTR0LLERS With Ax and POLICEOFCIAGO START "DRIVE" ON CHICAGO. Aug. 31. The Chicago police today began the greatest of fensive against organized crime in the history of the city. With Edward Wheed, ex-convlct and alleged participant In the 19.100 hold up at Wlhslow Brothers" factory Tues day, when two employes were mur dered, in custody after a two hours' battle with policemen, city officials were rounding up every known crook In Chicago. More than fifty men and a dozen women have already been arrested in "the crime drive." The capture of Wheed followed on. of the .most spectacular battles in police annals. Surrounded in a little stone cottage In the west side, he Vital Records. Olrtks. Morris and Era Gumtnlck, girl. Robert R. and Nannie Muntcy. rfrl. Joveph E. and Bra F. Carnettl, boy. David and Anna Levy, boy. James C. and Leila M. Dulln, girl. Charlea B. and Ida Newman, girl. Georjr T. and Nellie L. Merry man, boy. Patrick J. and Marian Earner, boy. Joseph W. and Lillian E. Allen, slrl. Thomas O. and Anna M. Phillips, boy. Bayard XV. and Ida M. Tamil, girl. Alfred and Rebecca, Cattleman, boy. Louis and Theresa G. Haubrlch, KlrL William E. and Ruth M. PI ion, boy. Charles R and Rae L. Howard, girl. Frank: C, and RosI M. Evans, jtlrt. William O. and Mamie E. Bromley, girt. William and Bertha E. Henderson, girl. Steve and Jennie Romasa. boy. Ernest I. and Katberlnn T. Allen, boy. Samuel and Pauline Wedge, boy. John W. and Mary E. Nelron, girl. William J. and Hilda U. Thomas, girt. Talbert E. and Elizabeth Dow II rig, girl. Raymond W. and Iola Snowden, boy. Marriage Licenses. Edmund P. Shelby, SO, and Gertrude S. Math ews, IS. both of Nw Tork city. The Rev. James Ktrkpatrlck. Ovcar J. Roth. 2S, and Dora E. Gelffr. XI. both or Washington. The Rev. O. W. Van Fossen. Howard r. Sorr. 35. of Dunnlorlnr. Va.. and Pauline R. Campbell. 37, of Washington. Ths nT. John B. Brlggs John W. lllgilon. 3. and Thr.a P. Schlllc.. 1, both of Washington. The Rev. F. M. W. Schneewelss. Teatha. Jane Williams, tl rrs.. Masonic and Eastern Star Home. John T. Talbott. 5 yrs... UK Hth St. n. Arthur B. Ford. 88 rrs . K K St. . Annls Shaw. 6S yrs., 1339 H St. nw. Oeorge W. Fesl.r, Jr., IS rrs.. St. Elizabeth. Hugh B. Sater. 43 yrs.. T33 Sth St. nw. Edward W. Harvey, M yrs.. Tuberculosis Ho.. Mary E. Htgbee. J rrs.. tK O t. M. Robert Durkln. IS mos.. Children's Hos. Howard Ferguson, S mos.. Chllgtjfn's Hos. Oeorge C. Spoolman. Jr., 10 hrfV33 H nw. Junius M. Gsrrls. 15 yrs.. WIS p nw. Martha Lewis. 70 yrs. Wash. Asy. Hos. William Toyear. W yrs., Gurfleld Ho.. Roy S. Thomas. S mos., C2nd and Bell pi., Burvllle. D. C. Gertrude Gamett. 2 mos.. EOS I. St. sw. DEATHS DUEHAT CHARLES R., th huaband c KattU E. Due hay and father of Mabel E. and letna O. and Mri. llnry XV. Heine. Funeral Mnrlcta from hi late rcidtnce, 1223 Gallatin street northwest, at 4 o'clock, Saturday. September 1. Friends and rela tles InTlted. HIGnnn On August 9. 1917, at 4 20 a. m.. MART E., aged 9, beloted dauKhter of Maurice- B, and Annie C. H1gbe (nee Mai loy) at the home of her grandparents. -3i O street southeast. runeral serrlces will be conducted at St. Peter's Church, Saturday morning, Sep tember 1. 1 PECHT-On Friday. August 31. 1917. at Portsmouth, Va . ANNIE M . daughter of the late Henry H and Sarah Specht. Funeral from the char, of W. R Fpeare Co.. 12C II street northwest, Saturday, Sep tember 1, at I p- m (Milton and Philadelphia, Pa , papers please copy I. WALSH-On Thursday, August 30. at Balti more. Md., ELINOR C . beloved Mf of Thomas J. Walsh, of Helena, Mont. Funeral at Helena UNDERTAKERS J. WILLIAM LEE. UNDERTAKER AND LIVERY. S3 Fa. Ave. N. W. Tsterhone 11. 1W WASHINOTOte. P. O. FLORAL DESIGNS FUNERAL DESIGNS Of ary description moderate grlnafc QtTDE. in a ST. W. w. CEMETERIES BEAUTIFUL CEDAR HILL Washington's Permanent Cemelery. Office,. 301 Colorado BulULac ORGANIZED CRIME Saw fvncM9nBiM. ball and dumb-bells is child's play. held 250 policemen at bar for two hours. lie wounded three of the of fleers and surrendered only after Deputy. Superintendent Westbrook promised him a prison sentence In lieu of hanging". 80 PER CENT WAR TAX ON PROFITS IN FRANCE PARIS, Aug. 31. France proposes to put the cost of the war on those best able to bear it by taxing; war profits up to SO per cent. Minister of Finance Thierry made th'ls announcement today In an Inter view explaining France's scheme of financing the war. He added a spe cial plea that Americans aid by pur chasing their luxuries from French factories, these Industries yielding a large part of France's taxes. "We in France are following T.ery closely the financial debates In America," declared M. Thierry. KH m& 338 t'-fcttsi' m ias3L wmi ltoi tv TtVWfts. SWISS && Hi . 'ji URDNER LEARNS E E (Continued From Page One) realistic make-up. Also there was a dancer named Mile. Walser, who tried to do graceful things to one. She waa evidently a born waltzer. I missed the third scene, being more Interested In an argument right be hind us between one of the ushers and a British private who. with two companions, had arrived late. The usher wanted her tip. The argument ended with the words "Allez go to hell" spoken In Cockney. Scene four was called Inspectsur des Economies and it wasn't what you would call suggestive. 1 waa absolutely frank. In scene five Mile. Poala sang "The Broken Doll" in English, and the British privates and I helped her out. We liked OUt so well that we made her repeat. The feature of the next four tableaux was & man who whistled in Imitation of birds. He had .very one deceived but the audience and the birds. The tenth scene waa a Japanese pantomime which wound up with the hero committing le bar a kirl. Today is not meatless and he may be lamb chops. Mil. Chloe sang "Un derneath the Stars" and on. of my British neighbors asked what It was. "Something English," said another. "I think it Is from th. 'Mikado.'" We had had enough and prepared to leave. Our usher appeared from no where and showed both of her teeth with a smile and held out her hand. I shook it. "No, no, no, no, no, no!" she said, and held it out again. I comprehended. "Madam." I said, "we are trols hard boiled oofs." and w. left her snarl ing. R. W. I SINGLE, PLAYS 100,000 GAMES OF SOLITAIRE DECATUR, III- Aug. 31. Charles H. Conklln, a Wabash railroad conductor, haa Just completed playing 100,000 games of solitaire. He has been play ing for the past twenty years and kept record. During all that time he had only one perfect "layout." Conklln Is a bachelor. RAND REVUE IS ASHOW COMEfolkscaritfind any comfort in the flight of time, an1 yet nothin9 else makes fre'ns so close, shoes so easy or tobacco $ so mellow. 10sq The VELVET that you smoke today left the fields of old Kentucky two years and more ago. Two years it mellowed in wooden hogsheads, becoming smoother, milder. That is Nature's way of making good tobacco better. Learn how much better, today. Buy a tin of Velvet. 5c Bag McTin. 1 lb. Glass Humidors I T Railroad train, and submarines they're all the same to W. S. Blake, a Washington man. He dodgei them all. Testerday he tried to stop a Penn sylvania railroad train neat Aberdeen and at' the last writing the' train waa able to ,ait up and take nourishment. Last May he ran. afoul ot-a submarine in the Atlantic ocean, and nobody haa seen the torpedo since. Blake's at work in the canning fac tory at Aberdeen today, taking his yesterday's experience at all In a day's doing. Seven other men 'who were on the same wagon with him are dead, and two more are In the hos pital. After he had been torpedoed and had floundered around in the Atlan tic with nothing on but a life preserv er for five hours, Blake decided that the old ocean wasn't the same safe, delightful spot it used to be. Remem bering the old rhyme that you'll never drown In the sea if you stay on th. dry, dry land. Blake returned to Washington and recently went to work at Aberdeen. Since yesterday he's wondering If even th. dry, dry land is safe for an old seaman, and he's thinking of taking up air work. Being only thirty, Blake may be natur. ally expected to have other Interest ing experiences. Th. soothsayer suggests that he refrain from step ping on a rusty pin. E C. GRAHAM INDICTED UNDER SHERMAN LAW E. C. Graham, president of th. Na tional Electrical Supply Company of this city., haa .been indicted, with thirty-seven other dealers In automo bile accessories, by a grand" jury In New York on a charge of violation of the Sherman any-trust law. All th. indicted persons are either officers or members ot the National Association of Automobile Accessory Jobbers, of which organization Mr. Graham Is a director. It Is understood one of th. .grounds for .he Indictments is that the de fendants held meetings in New York at which resolutions conflicting- with the Sherman law' were adopted.' U-BOA RAIN ONLYDEN DEE THIS CAPITAL MAM i