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.';VS4 " -. - I T ''''"fWSnprr-- - fodajt Watel( Drag SeDers. Jlw&rjw Stay Deri? Tw Many Braks a War. CaaStr&esBeWet!? ' Tb.ere is just'ohe thing the maU to with- this war, on the allies' ildVTHERE IS NO ONE BRAIN CONTROLLING. In Germany the thinking is cone by experts, and the expression of TVTT.T. rmtl from ONE. r.-Napcleon couldnt have wan tdertri over Europe, or Alexander over .Asia, if he had been divided Km-into half a doien different men tnd different WILLS. i,4iix one grwi- jumwu. k ana YVIULi couia come v mc wjj amonir the allies, and if all others free1-from jealousy could let that ONE do the directing, -we war could be ended quickly. The National Hotel Gazette says tht American bacon can be. jbought in, London "from, ten to fif-jteen-cents a pound cheaper than linthe ' Capital of- the United States." How do they manage r'Join the crowd; promise to eat Bear food, bearing in mind the (ancient true saying: "Half of what-we eat keeps us alive, and tie-other half kills us." Jf you left your dinner half ted and stayed away half hour, you would not 'resume ting when you came back. Why? Because it takes the Stomach at least half an hour to transfer food into new strength fend-to satisfy the craving ,of the body by a supply of new blood. In chatrhalf hour the average-man eats. r-at least twice 'ana -often three times as much as' he needs, and"-is- Rood' for him. EAT LOWLY and you will eat less d- feel better. WEATHER: FairTonierlit andJFriday. ffittWaItttt F" INAL ....... m, . ..... , EDITION 'T-' .-;'.- - " NU3IBER 10,334. WASHINGTON. THURSDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 1. 1917. fRiCB withix nisTwer ar ctH.i7sWiX.ie. BUEWHWE, 3C. TORPEDOED; U. S. TRANSPORT EIGHT DEAD, 21 INJURED IN NO ONE HURT LONDON AIR RAID CAHTAt DRY, BUT MY 6E EVEN DRIER, IS INDICATION Jt is not too soon for the police p begin a campaign against sell- i of drugs. In New York dty but year two aousand habitual drug users were w, victims of cocaine, mor- ne, heroin, and -other deadly ations. be. more miserable class- or skey drinkers are. easily trans- P-rnw taurs ol mugs, when liikey is not available. u . police know this And wil precautions secbfclinglyt ngainst the. drug sellers; tot, the protection of unfortunate victims. "Not; a' drora -ws. "heard, sat a adahabte as his' corse to -the ETBnV8 hurried. v aouucr, fiiTnan,cL sus tiVjMJtoJW dvwvl BeCTa.M' r -- ,'-.. .-, n . .-- .. . fally.' in; Washiafftoa h 3he "-pwbtaR Us '-to STAYDEAD, . - newspaper taesoNwd- yes- tns qsautx a aeoueg ' that can be made xer less i 0 cents a Ballon. There U even, a cheaper whiskey, ive 'men1 died in the . same hour ter drinking some of it in a New fark'-sftloon'this week. . There is one comfort, however, -'whiskey of that kind. It does i-woric quickly, which Is better, ir'-the survivors and better for ffvfctirai; ISWa Importation of Liquors May Soon Be Halted by "Bone Drv" LawThen What of State Dinners? ''SckecklktteiTIs ExtetdedbyBwHcag Bii) aid Relay Ski PARIS. Nov. 1. The relay ihcll and the bouncing- bomb are the latest German inventions'ln f right fulness. They, have -just made their appearance on the weetern front, and It' 1 believed the allies are already making; preparations to follow suit and pay the Ger mane In their own kind. The relay shell elxteen inches In diameter roughly, and I fired from a naval type'Skoda gun, with flat trajectory, and' high velocity. It Is fitted with a contact Instan taneous fuse, so that the bursting charge Is detonated by a five pound pressors on the nose of the projectile. Striking a piece, of newspaper would set off the charge. BACK ROLL IS Finland i i tell us that, the United stes" must raise and spend on rJfifty bullous in the next two Fortunately thejmtion can raise i money. Tea. billions will be raised by atlon. fortr billions sold la fads, which means that this gen- on wiu rav one-niut 01 tne sr's cost and let the future pay -fifths. ilf -the war lasts another year it fiftv hillions without count- ig-men murdered 'and property pyed. x Axbig price to pay for the sup- ion of a bloodthirsty, ambl tilohenzoUern cripple 'of the iBut-ft will he worth it, provid- 'the job is thorourhlr done hen It u done. 1 Jt' hundred and twenty thous bdItalisn soldiers captured jnfoitsaate, but that does not naltrin. not defeat Italy. e' One fact is that the Italians laveibeen neglected by the allies tea by "(his country. Italy is not "rich nation; it has lacked coal jnd : oil and food. It now bears he. brunt of the combined Geraan md Austrian armies. It shotld kave most generous assistsi:e bom this country. Nothing coild it moro deplorable than a ccn luest of Italy by the Germau, ixiting and destroying Italy's Itcumulated treasures. i The Italians will prevent that. rhc, United States should hele. .Eirsf; "Germany's flying mi-tKines-are active over trenches U krhlch" American soldiers are lo iated. . . .; geconuv "Uermany expects oerica ui send one hundred flying machines to fightr lnjJSuroper May the expects' ion do rcuizra. Twenty thousand flvine ma. ines ANY KIND OF FLY- iG MACHINES-able to set! beyond the German line ofi trenches. 'and drop dynamite on Germany would answer the pur pose. One of the greatest battles; n ancient history was called off tecause "it rained blood.' frTbIs war will be calkd otf when -rains enough, dynimtti la Ger- t Sy DAVID LATOENCE. (CopTTlsht. 1T. tr."Ir,Iflra Erenlni Port . Cotssanr). Last niehi this nation's capital was wet: today it is dry. Last night ori could imbibe freely and, it is taid, many jdid. Today liquor was neither bought nor sold. It was a violation of jthe law" to do so. TSas will it be recorded in the short and simple; annals of the thirsty that WashisgtoiHpassed from the agoof the flowin bewltosthe aee-of fTlrtttous: vfesa-. 5 .y&ar -J. , It! r'i..JZiiV I.C2.--jSjU:.-- Ihit hasTbeeB ftatotae teejtatteft 9W' iWrbafrlifo veeaeis.seM r. . t - .--'- - v -.... -:r: -'-i i ... tit the strict regaWaon of wpDK.-mf kif ;and the-.high, price of l&entesT Xtoto'wneVeled as' li this, were lis last flint: d earth, a stranee sptni -to be "manifesting itself in, war-time Washington. -Many, of course, gave the night's events no more thought thnn the world did when it 'passe J so unfeelingly through the comet's tall a few jears ago. The "many" adopt ed that indifferent attitude because while the saloons, and club bars close, the long distance telephones nevtr cease their 24-hour vigU over the wants of parched throats: Not far away only forty miles Is Bal timore, the new city of brotherly love, where the wets by a "triumphant 30,000 drove the prohibition bogey away last year. And in Baltimore the dealers are anticipating a (ete- Ehonic trade unsurpassed. .Ail will e well for those who care for stim ulants as long as Congress doeiu't make Washington -cone ary. May Go "Bone Dry." Perhaos when Washington has lived a- few months on Imported booze, the law Will add the last re striction. Certainly tf the Federal prohibition amendment panes the Bouse In December, aa It probably will, the Anti-Saloon League folk will renew their fight for an abso lutely dry CapItaL Euch a state of official drought le (Continued on Page 2, Column T.) GHIH in lit Mm 3JU), NC, Nov. 1-Gs- i dUPUMA7:nMHa. U iwd it has bee charged. thatTiJdifc Bloated-Tier I ortonev "" , ' vv t f ... ralimm esantv crsad iury at the local court "bouse tbta morning notice'was.Mnt to .Ju-E B. Cllne tnat is uesiu v "? ' AAAfM M am AHT1 Aft . n.. m-n.ru wre escorted into the presence of the-court where the fore mn handed down a-true bill of. In dictment against Means, eha il J14, ttta rnnrrici of MTS. on the. 'night of August 29 at Black- welder Springs. ' Pleads Not Guilty. Mesne wa then brought Into court .-i .mimti before Judge Cllne. Through his couneel be entered i nr.. nt not rullty. The scene was rather dramatic. when Means, drawn of face and de void of emlle, was arraigned. "How say you, Gaston B. Ueans." demanded the clerk of the court In itentorlan tonee, "are you guilty or nt nilltv of this crime?" Means, who etood before the bar of Juetlce, heeltated a fraction of a minute and then replied In a low tone: "Not guilty." "How will you be trledr asked the court. "By God and my country, the ac cused man replied. "May God send you deliverance," droned the clerk. Prosecution and defenee at once be- Contlnued on Page 2, Column A.) COMING, SAYS LLOYD-GEORGE TO ITALIANS British Announcement Reveals Poilus and Tommies Are Ready to Fight on Italys' Bat tlefields. . HIT; METORNS TO PORT The American transport Finland, was torpedoed in foreign waters while homeward bound, Secretary of the Navy Daniels announced toda v. Secretory Daniels' statement was as follows: The Navy Department has received dispatches stating that the transport Finland was torpedoed while returning from foreign waters. "The damage to the ship was slight and she returned to port under her own steam. The Finland was under escort, but no sign of the torpedo or the 'submarine was seeH." The Finland is the second transport to be at' tacked while returning, from its mission to .Europe. The Antilles, on October 17, wsi torpedoed sad saasr with., the loss, of, sixty-seven lives. The dispatches to, the Navy Department, regard ing the attack en the .Finland stated that sosBfema rke was seen, as was the case ia the attack oa the Antilles. .Whether the. Geraaaas are. using a new system fa(hiding their assaults oa transport ships is a ques tion: which is puzzlkg naval authorities; The Finland is a 12,700-ton steamer, eommaaded b'y Captain Jensen., She was formerly a Bed Star liner and was built ak the Cramp yards, in Phila delphia, in 1902. She Is '660 feet long. LOKBOy, Xov. l-AMtroeer-, man. forces have reached jrae-T tlcallr the llae ef General Ca doraa's TsgUameato rover if leases, and have been cheeked theb U, their forward advance, aeeordtof; to e' fe'terpretaUoH., .jJaefd- here, 'this afteaeaa ou" -JferUa's. ewn official ststemeat. Tnvnnw. Nov. L TThe bask roll Is coming,'' PresaiVlJoyjll George telegraphed Premier Orlan do todays in, expressing the allies' sa'tisfscdon, at Italy's,cowageAvUBil de .-MmM-'sse eonfideBeeiintfc i si-r-rr OE7Mofiii fuWe m4&mm dared h Jbewsi.wK.tiie mow oz-iat lnysslojr $ served ' to urAie Italians, in 4eieWe ol their native land, and in te eemmoa cause of civilisation based oa liberty-" "Friendship CesseatoeL" v "It Is a source of real satisfaction,'' the British statesman declared, "that She friendship of the Italian and' British nations Is about to be cemented, by co operation of their armies, together with those or tne gauant jrreacn on ui ume batCefleld. "I anf eonadeht the allies' wlir stem the tide o fthe enemy advance In due courte.' Th back roll Is coming." m This Is the first official announcement that British and French .troops are ready to take part In the fighting ou the Italian front. CADORNA FACES DOUBLE MENACE AS AUSTRIANS TRY OUTFLANKING HOVE The October Advertising Story ..J ' Here are figures that tell briefly g, .jf and emphatically the development of "i The New Washington Times as a medium for profit-bringing adver tising. The Times' Advertising Gain in October over October of 1916 was 168,201 lines, or 601 columns The July gain was 82,720 lines; the ' August gain, 112,889 lines; the Sep tember gain, 119,620lines. EDGAR D. SHAW, Publisher. WHEN TB JEAA-ptL-D IS IJCtflSERIZEP tpesrrirttl !S17jjJohaT.l60otio.J T Zl MORETHAN THIRTY FOE IN ATTACK Roar ef Art l-Aiwaf t . Gufirkt Cantinuow as DfwMtrs Keep AH But Three PtaHMc From City. leXBe.T, Jfev. L-Sr-peftoek was bssbet! vestesOav kr SrMbk sesfbaes,. UrnktOkj stateBseat usesMec rs4jv Oeaes rtfa skseeOtM Ike turgefSr-aM ike tcsMs were -fleaK to okserrei feka stetessect saM.. Bartaa; jtr igstfar aa eT BweUs was 4wmc. IB BrrtJt sbaes MteKMC, ssietr.; LONT30N, Kov. 1- IJnes for the all decisive battle of the Italian plalm were drawn rapidly today. General Cadrona hae eklllfully conducted' hlf retreat; hie forces are being mailed along the flooded bank of the Taglla raento river; the Austro-Gennan ad vance hae already alowed up appre ciably, and the altuatlcn for Italy ap peared allghtly better. The greateet menace to Italian eafe ty Indicated in dlapatchee today was the flanking move well under way near the Carle Alps, directed by an Austrian army under General von Krobatln. This force Is making a desperate thrust to turn the Italian positions on the .upper course of the Tagllamentol Success of such an op eration would threaten the whole Tacllamento line and force a further Italian-retirement, possibly to the line of the Flava river. 130J0O0 Itallus Colore. acordlng to the Berlin version, the Invading forces .have already captured 120X00 Italians and LC00 guns. Today Is the ninth day of the drive. In the first four days, the captures amounted .to 100,(80 prisoners and TOO guns. The fire succeeding days orousht only SMOO men andW guns Indicating a decided slowing up in the offensive power of the enemy. In nine days the German-Austrian In vasion has seised more than UM square miles of Austrian 'and Italian territa-y formerly held by the Italians and pene trated at some places as far as rorty miles from the old positions. WeiM Cat Off Ttctreat. General Cadorna'a Italian army faced a double menace today as It fell back upon the laguamento rlvir for what may prove to M one of the greatest battles of the war. Von Mackensen is striking forth at two places to' crush the Italians. General von Krobatln's new Austrian army Is hammering at the gates of Remona. twenty-five miles- north of TJdlne. Military authorities .hera. be lleve this move is intended to effect a crossing or the Tagllamento river at that point. 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It was by means of signs with his hands and pointing to other persons that the scene at the. home of Judge Cham berlain on the night of the. murder - a? described by Knox. It- was through tips given by the negro that Magistrate A. J. Houchens was led to Investigate the theory of fr;ri--J-, which resulted In the holding of the brother. Tteperted Abeemce. "Funder" Brltt, a negro considered a half-wit, was the' first to report the-j contnlued absence of Judge Chamber-i lain from his home. Brltt Uvea 00 yards from the Judge's home, and It Is GERMAN PLOHERS OP E MOVE FOR $1ftAYEARF0R . FOOD SAVING HERE "Intense pro-German propaganda" against food, saving was :igain report ed to the food admlnlr ration today from various districts. Order! to the 500,000 valunteer workers In the food pledge week camsalgn call for special ttffartfl imoDtr th tlmrmmn nnmilatlon. With more than ,1.000.000 families , isjd here today that he may be able alreadr cledred. 'Camnals-n Director throw more light on the events DOG LICENSES IS H GARDINER'SPIM traJt&s. bcmft'dMiUkm Mn tftuCfUtttr: OenMtA Mmss. in. seven itcmit. mmiiii Htk liUit overjtheJCsert issst Xmx im ties,, aael ia; sWesass.te.; AM nde,voi4 '. aJsajrliisMti to London. AtiasH tWrac dtyi - T w tfcrBiH'tWhote firs' ol aati-aircrait rans that tk Britis hare, ever looted aerial aimtnsfag. "Ererywiere tke saaterial age was aligkV tha nonaceaent asserted. "Osr 1 all retsrnea sa&3y." SKSasefa. IS BeTCeX.lsTesjysV - The coramander-lB-ciI of hsaw. defense forces, repc-rtei that sevest groups ot air raiders had beeasWkt ed over the Thames estaary inTslsf the Seat and "Essex coasts. 'CHmtt prevented decisive eagagvaaeats wttls. British, alrcrafU - "Our casualtlea wereLcaaparattrSlr bght, eoBsideriBx the number of -' chines and tha nature ot the attsastr' Lord French asserted. All seven groups of tha Oeajesssv. machines followed a. aTsteaaatla en aisa. up the Thames.- apparently . all ilssr Ing- to reach London by slghtlnr Uelr way on the banks of tha rivan, British anti-aircraft, guns aa British aircraft harassed the Oeisjea visitors all along- their rente of -SJev Inr. Tha roar of shells was ,ees tlnuous and ear-sllttlng; - $435,000,000 CKMT : EXTENMD TO BMTA1 ' The United States, exteaded its greatest tingle credit of the war Jt any of the allies When It increase Great Britain's credit by iOSOO.OSS today. This sum wlU be drawn on by- Bac- land between now and January I. 1918. It brings England's total war credits with thla country to llM, 000,000, and the total loaned all tha allies is 13.564,-WO.OOO. 3,00a OUT ON STRSE ..... nrinr to the murder. Sheriff Msssle and other officials are puixled today over the discovery that when the decapltated.hea.d of ex- tAr. Albert, P- Chamberlain waa 1 H. J, Hilt predicted today that by Sat urday, night one family out of every, two in the United States, will be en rolled. ' " "Meatless Tuwdays. wheatlesi Wednesdaye, tha conservation slogan for noteia ana restatreanf . well as i r.nee. Nwenett consump- tlirte feet in w- --: '. ,-" afrord to keep a do; MU OUUUIflEllGIUI.V. TJES IUIH.1. -. -.- - I .1t..1 .-- , , ,. IJ- .' .. -!.,, .A n Paj-e 3. Column - IVWHIt"." J Dog llcenses-ln the District may be Increased from 2 to S10 a. year. Commissioner Gardiner announced today that he would recommend to the Board ef Commissioners that they seek such legislation. "I have 'been carefully lnvestlga ting the situation." 'said Commission er Gardiner today, "Directions have been luued to the Police Department to enforce strictly the' regulation requiring the muullng of all dogs. -In my opinion, however. homes, has a Hon 10 per cent States, ilttr!e; wa rspec taa ji excavated from beneath a post of a - -". ' . , 'not Iar wnere ii nau own un -- - . ,,. ... . ,,, j.- esough. Persons Who In these dayi should be an G., K. Ben-; .iconipeilea to, pay at least 10 a year tor tha .primes,"" I ATFOREPJ1.' JIr," aix aaaaustr QUDJCT, Mass, Kov. 1. Mora theft. 3,000 of the 9.000 employes eC the great Fore BJver' shipyards hers are-, on strike today and- a complete- tle-o of Important contracts -under con struction Is threatened. '" FERGUSON IN RALPH'S JOB. Pran! E. J"ergus3n for many Tears assistant director of tha Bureau Knsrnintf and Printing, today Jisi came sctmir dlector o' the. big K3V rrnmrnt plant to suexved JospX.Ttj Ttalph. who resigned tu become 3 cer of a prlat plant In progresin; organisation in Washington 'JEuv. ninvm af Ihe' bureau DrasenfedtfK Ital pi with a chest of silver and a-eX ev lea service on nu last aaT P ' -- r 41 is 1 i l&Zl' t - .-v. yt -C --,.