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TTTK WVSTTTXGTOX TTOES. MONDVY, FKBT.r.VRY 4; 191 S.
America Must Hasten Preparations Despite German Strikes, Declares Sec. Bakeri ALLIES NOW SUPERIOR ON WEST FRONT, REPORT SAYS I Plant It Today and Watch It Grow ;J0LLY COASTERS i : i Amfrlra nn at quicken its army preparations not slacken them in t. e face of the reported labor disturb j i cs in the rentral pouers, Sccret-iry o' War Baker declared today. In bis M)' war review he said: While dissatiafactijn i no doubt rife In Urrmany and strikes of in creasing seriousness have occurred, e mut not allow any repotted dis t irbanee to affect the effectiveness or speed "f our armed preparations." Jak-r warned that, detplto her t'mibli -, iSrrmonv is stripping all oiler front for the coming struggle, in the west." -lllleK Prepared. In the face of this crisis the allies are prepared, he said, bavins "a nu merical superiority both in men and guns." "Complete and elope co-opcratlon between the allies and ourselves," he added "and a harmonious under standing between the supremo com niands of all of the forces engaced pi onuses to ihow positive results X nit) of purpose on all fronts will thus be obtained. '"ur patrols have been trtlve In Jo 'uTs Land." he said, commenting on An-.enian activities in front line irench- "Our scouts have made them eclvrs familiar with the details of the oiftile positions opposite them. Minor Activities. "TTio operations In which our troops have so far been engaged were of a minor character. Around January 31 the Germans attempted a strongly push c-d raid asralnst our line for purposes of iuenuflc.it. on The enemy was able to r h our advanced positions. A short bruh ensued and the raiders were com PUhI to withdraw in haste after inflict ing sl.gli casualties. Two dajs later the enemy arparentl attempted another reconnoitering thrust, but were diapers ed bef re any headway could be made " Optimistic reports of allied activities on all fronts featured the reiew. Secretary" neport. The Secretary's report in full fol low - American troops which have now completes their training-are occupy M.,; a portion of the actual battle front The operations In which our troops ha. so far been engaged were of a minor character. i m January 30 the Germans at tenpted a strongly pushed raid 11 gainst our lino for purposes of iden tineatmn. Vnder cover of a heavy mist th enemy was able to reach our advanced p. Mtion A short brush ensued and lie radars were compelled to with di&w in haste, after inflicting slight casualties Twr. da later the enemy apparent ly attt niptcd another reconnoitering thrust but was dispersed before any headway could be made. Our oatrols have been active in Jo Jdan s land and our tcout have made themselxes familiar with the details of the hostile positions opposite them. Another Event. Another event of Importance took rlace in Frame. The Inter-Allied Supreme War Council met at Ver sailles, attended by General Bits. chief of the staff of the army, and Ci-n' nl Pershing, as well aa the rep t --ti jiives of France, Great Britain and lily. Complete and close co- perati -n between the allies and our n lv r and a harmonious understand ing brt.n the supreme commands of all of the forces engaged, promise to show pusitrto results. Unity of I rpo--e on all fronts will thus be at tained UuHng the past seven-day period tV world haj birn flooded with the news if icry serious internal unreal n G rman Widespr ad tiikes among munllloii rl c rs 'irt rep '-ted Wh.l- diosau.-r.ii torn is no doubt 5T0RT QOARTtP- g FIND D. C. HILLS 0FFERF1NESP0RT AVashington Is taking to the hills tcday with Its bob sleds and coasters. Tractically every hill In the city Ii cohered with snow from three to sit Inches deep and all the coasting hills are ushering In the real coasting season of 1917 18 The coasting has brought out somo marvels of the sled builders' att and despite the commandeering of all tort.i of manufacturing plants by thu Government, tho sled builder have managed to turn out a bobsled with flexible runners that will comfort ably hold sK coasters and guaranteed to pass anything on the road The old fashioned "truck." made by Joining two small sleds together with a long plank, li also In cvldenco for fast speed work tin the hills. Coast ing rarties are boing formed for the comln-r week if the weather continues fairly cold. Some of the bst roasting In the northwest section Is to be had on De catur strict in Saul's Addition district WOMAN'S ALLEGED KIDNAPING STORY Even to Picture Food in Germany Now Means Prison UTDBYPOLICE nt alcA rn VmAi artn atri(t In thrt sime territory. The big hill along , c'c '" October. Nineteenth street from I'MiimMamaa to Connecticut avenue Is also popular, but the biggest crowd Is expected nt the Zoo this afternoon. The snow has I been packed in i solid track from the ' lull nt the lion house, down aeros tho j egg rolling grounds, ard the rcmeni. ' bridge at the Harvard street entranre. ' Inquiry at stores elicited the Infor I matii n that the big trucks wcro sell I ing n high as J15 each, whereas the . two-passenger sleds were running all I the way from $3 to $4 23. A nice ' four passenger truck can be obtained at any of the sporting goods stores for S7.75. NEW YORK. Feb. -4. The police hore put little credence In the story of Mrs. Sophia Berg, held on a charge of kidnaping three-year-old Lillian Hornier last Tuesday. The child was returned to her parents last night after the family had been told by Mrs. Bergs' niece that the child was at the Berg home In Brooklyn. "V. J. Lahey. second police commis sioner, declares Mrs. Berg told him that she had stolen the child In the hope that the blame would be laid to her brother-in-law, Nathan Shapiro, with whom she had quarreled. A chance acquaintance, she Is said to have told the police, suggested this course, and this acquaintance pointed out the Rosner child to her. The story has already been disproved in several particulars. The belief Is held by some that It wan an effort to discredit tho new city administration. Mrs. Berg came here from San Fran- BRITISH RAD) TRENCHES EAST OF HAVRICOURT Italian line in this area, the capture of 100 ofilcers. - ." men and a large quantity of munitions. It this ei in the German empire fortunate operation the Italians were rife in Germany, and strikes of in crc-aslng seriousness have occurs J we must not allow any reported d s turbance with! to affect the effectiveness or speed aui tt repram the important ground of cur own preparations. lest in this area In December and During the week hostile concentrations i ,. . .,. ,,,,,. ,(.. t, r.n- in the West continued. In certain quarters the reports spread i """-- "- by the enemy, that he holds a prepon derant numerical superiority In the West, have gained some credence. Allies Superior. While positive proof has been receded that the enemy has removed troops from the eastern theater, and is strip ping other fronts for the coming strug gle In the west, nevertheless, tho allies are believed still to hold a very appre ciable numerical superiority both In men and guns. In the British theater numerous raids took place. Some of Lens and northci-t of Langemarck. as well as south of the Scarpe. the Germans sent out recon noitering detachments. The British forces were also busily en rarcd noundinir the enemy line. Identify- slowlv but steadllv forward, enlarg lnr new units, takinir measure of thr ' inc their sphere of er.it Ions and SUFFRAGISTS WILL TRY TO FORCE SENATE VOTE Leaders of the woman suffrage cause in the Senate are getting ready to force the proposed suffrage amend ment to a vote. Senator Jones of Nw Mexico, chair man of the Suffrage Committee, and LONDON, Feb. 4. British troops raided enemy trenches east of Havrl court early last night, Field Marshal Halg reported today. In the neighborhood of Lens and northeast of Gavrclle there was "some hostile activity " AMSTERDAM. Feb. 4. Because he had a sense of humor, the artist who designed paper money now being circulated In Prussia has been arrested and thrown Into Jail on a charge of holding up the fatherland to ridicule. The artist's offense lay In the manner In which he ornamented the margin of certain bills. It was discovered some time after the money was put In circulation the marginal decorations consist ed mostly of drawings of articles of food. Above & picture of a ham the artist Inscribed the words "A ten der memory an a fond hope," while over a design of three tur nips, he wrote: "This how the Germans llvd" HENEY N CHICAGO RESOLVED 10 GET: PACKERS RECORDS CHICAGO, Feb. 4. Francis J. Heney, counsel for the Federal Tradt Commission, is In Chicago today pre paring a determined fight to obtain possession of records of Swift and Company, Morris and Company, WU son and Company, Chicago packers, whose activities are under Investlga tion by the commission The records sought are In the pos session of Henry Veeder and W. M. Borders, attorneys for the packers. The attorneys declare that the reo- crds are private and In no way con nected with the business of the pacfe. era. Heney conferred with United States District Attorney Charles E. Clyne. but refused to comment on the con ference It Is reported that the con troversy with the packers may be laid before the Federal grand Jury which will convene Monday. DR. TCHLENOV, ZIONIST LEADER,DIESINLONDON NEW YORK. Feb. 4. Dr. Jachlel Tehlenov. one of the leaders In the Zionist movement. Is dead In London. 'and calloused by being baked Improp erly in an apparatus designed to treat rheumatic patients, she says In a suit filpd here against Dr. A. M Loughney . In District court- "The back of my head felt as though I had been drag ged around b'y my hair." she said. "I was burned yellow, red, black, and blue." "BAKED," SHE SUES DOCTOR. MINNEAPOLIS. Minn., Feb 4 -Mrs. Ellen A. Von Escbcn was blistered His death came while he was trying to obtain the sanction of the Brit ish government to the Zionist plan to restore Palestine. Some weeks ago, when It appeared probable that the British forces would wrest Palestine from the Turks, Dr. Tehlenov gave up his $25,000 a year practice at Moscow, where he was the leading physician, and went to Lon don to devote his entire time to help the Jews regain Palestine. His work bad attracted wide attention la America. ASKS PROHIBITION OF ALL INTOXICANTS champions of the proposed ' Austrian reaction wa prompt. An assault againt the new Italian posi tions on the Monte dl ,'al Bella was undertaken The attacking forces were stopped and the Italian; Imemdi ntelv dro- n tierce counter attack and l other Inflicted further serious casualties on j amendment are caniasslng the Senate the enenii. carefully and trIng to find Just what I'at,r"' .Sncou,'tTr1t0?hPvff r,nei'-"'Port tl,p- can ,e,ena upon- Val 1 Afciiro ami In tn al GuiUi ..... . . carii a hostil- raiding party was They hope to get a vote before driven off by hand grenades. miny weeks, although they cannot Along the Balkan front a renewed ' ,i0 ro until the railroad bill is dls- actltty is recorded. posed of and the controversy over the' of .Jake Dorian oS "and Serb . -my reorganize bUls Is quieted d-tachments raided Bulgarian posl- fcuffragiHts ha.-e a difficult fight on tion and enemv concentrations In the I their hands in tne .senate, nut proiess I M- init of Sues and in the Valley of to Dc hopeful of letory. I the ardar were homhed by aircraft. In Palestine th" British are pushing! A petition was presented to the Senate this afternoon by Senator 3ones of Washington from the Pas torn Association of this elty In f.ivo of th passage of a resolution re questing the President to ask the British and French governments to forbid the sale or giving to Amcrlr-n Fiddlers of beer, wine or other Intoxi cants. Further than this It Is provided that the 1'res'dent shall ask thrve govern ments for a Joint arrangement for war prohibition which shall prevent the use of grain for the making of lntoxirants. J. L BRODERICK, HEAD OF PA. MINE BUREAU, DEAD UAZniViro;. Pa,. Feb. 4. James K Brodrrlck, seven! ftv, chief of the Pntivlnn1a hurnm of mines since It um orjrnru7efi, di.d today. AMUSEMEI.'TS V w-3 TODAYS FILM THEATER. ATTHACTIONS LKAnUALL jtoJi a t - povolap F 4 lit I Mi 4 In V MODERN MU8- rKV It CRANDALL'S-'-v-r.-.'.rTRt KIM rn AiTnm i 'c noiin. LiVHlllMLb JT'PT NOIIMA TAI, VM In Till. .-K-RbT OF THE KM i ! Mil CRANDALL'SoWv'U:.";. n. 7'I I IAN MAllTIN In "THE FAIR I 1 (' KI N ' CRANDALL'S;:';;-- I , in IvI'O " It. I. FLOItENCB PI A7A 1' B,h M v u- rlittfiT.'IAY AND WKDNEDAT- roli.lAM I A1IU1A.NKS hi -REGGIE 11 XI-- IN it nih . v. tv. T"I"Y AVB AM. WKEK 1 1 SK APRK E In THE HEART OF 'MANcF. " and a Fox Bunvblne Comedy. LEADER' HOME 1230 street Northeast TJlA- MAlHiK KEiNEDT In (T.Y MARRIFIi" niVMPIP TOIHl AT ISO P.M. ULIIIiriL. ALU K BRALii In "HER - 1 I -1 MLL.NT bACHJFICE " STRAND I 'S- TrtliAl-Wll FARNUM In THE HEART OF THE rAPnHH Tor'AT ANf WEDNKSDAY UrUlLOl MmIA DANA in "THE Yi IS-DIN'. TIIA1L. rV A Mil Al I 'C Knlrkerboeker, luniiuruiLi o'Kih M. T" I V LHjKlriil h TTERS ' at roL IW. LiALTON- in ' lOVB alue of the new contingents whleh are arriving along the German line in tin wejt from other theaters. I Northeast of Havrlncourt and neu i Ephey. Britirti patrols brought in pris oners ' Hostile arlillery kept up a. heavy fir i throughout the week In the Yprez and I Cambria salients I Passchendaele w-aa the seene cf erv llely shelling, and the regions of An..s and Ltns were also principal targ-t , for the Germans. i I'reneh Also Riisr. The Trench were alo busj raiding ' the enemy and kept a careful outlook I tlone their entire front. ' Opposite the French, the Germans con fined their operations to minor raids north of the Alsne and Upper Alsace ITofltlng by the faiorable atmospheric condition which prevailed, air raids on a large scale were undertaken. The British mccessfully bombed rail- I way renters in Flanders and air siuadrons underttok attacks upon mu nitlon plants and other military objec tlves in the Iihinu area. Ixmdon and Iarls. as well as Dunkirk Calais, and Boulogne were Msiir-l b hostile aircraft. In Italy a further improement in the combat situation is noted I The Italians were ery successful In following up their plans to regain points of particular stratcgn. Iinpor tance along their battle front As a count rpart of the French as sault in the i eg run of the i!ont Toinba. the Italians '-arly In the w-ik launched h P"erful off nslv thrust xgalnst the Austrian positions ulong the Aslago plateau. Tins attack was directed agalnvt th- strongly entrenrhed enemy pusl tiona In the region between the Fren zel.L and tiic Iirent. Italian Sfueeenses. The Itallnns suceteded In capturing the hostile strongholds of the lmpor tant peaks of th- Col d 1 Hosso and the Monte dl Val Delia, which result ed In an appreciable advance of the on--olidating the ground won I Swift A- Onmram 's fsIcs of hef In Wssh- tnion J '' "r tin -eK r-idlrj: Saturday. j F! niarj T M .i-iactl aa follonr Do nv 'lo if f 1 l 1 Is l r iUdnd Aoit SPECIAL NOTICES DR T W MI'UTOiN d-ntut has remoTed Ills office to K- noli. Ill ie . lltb anil G iu N tV Phone Franlclln 5770. 1-3 ' .? w MHMlHEBtfflMWv-ti: We Are Closed Today, But Tomorrow We Continue Our j"J e-Orsanization Sale a or a very limitedtime in order to reidicc our stock for re-organization clue to the lieail Jet i , , of the firm Ol the JJlAJUri. ut'liUAi. iu., i (in ou is. ., eniennK ine mnuury service, we tf KJ olfer J oil H H GLASSES AT SPECIAL BARGAIN PRICES u . - . i . - ww wi;iij'iwCTs trnunirs rrf i amtrmm m m llSan '& ll linn YMtA viar vAnrA xh , m rbr Va ihm.rMMfmIS.BMi dflldEfo r 'yski JtfTf' m ;i i mki r XT A 1 1 -: : V" 3 m ml XJ Iron In Your Sodas. Highly concentrated medicinal Iroij under the 30 year famous -A-I-M trademark, of quality Is a wonderful tonic They gladly put a few drop In your milk or soft drink at many fountains Instead of lime or ammonln Ask for It Everybody- needs Iron. It builds you up Adt. At the Economy Shoe Market j B 4r iOR the next week or two, we are going to "FIX UP'Mhe in terior and windows of our store making if the hnest look ine shoe shop in town. . - " During this confusion, we announce Scandalously Reduced Prices almost unbelievable values. But "Seeing i Believing." Come! nr Ml c will fit ou with the host (spherical lenses in a JgfZfSrK K guaranteed double-nauglit-iinc-tenth twelve-carat sold- 82JK! QL lillid frame. HlHSt K fp ,na our ejes OTaminea iij a emanate ijiunii J Ba etni-t. backed up bj our reputation to give jou abo- $& j 13 9Q lute atlsfactllln, for jdmkr Women's Novelty Boots Values $6 to $10 Pair At $3.85 Closing out nearly i,000 pairs of fashionable boots that have been in recent $5.85, S6.85 and S7.85 sales. Including all popular varieties of Louis and Military Heel Dress and Street Boots mostly fashionable combinations of rrray, brown, and black leathers, with colored cloth, buck or white kid tops also leather trim cloth boots gray and brown suedes and many oth ers. Incomplete sizes, but nearly all sizes in the combined CQ QC lot, at JD.OJ Tablefuls of r " Women's Boots Values $4 to $7 Pair At $1.85 Cleaning up remnants of the recent big S4.65 sale of Novelty Boots and many other odds and ends from the past busy season. Just a few pairs of a kind: Colored kid boots, with brocada tops; gray cloth boots; leather trim black laced boots; cloth tops; black and patent button boots; tan calf button boots, satin pumps various colors. More than 5oo pairs in the lot sizes mostlv from 3 to 5, at .. $1.85 R c m e mber, this is positively at least a $3.50 value, and some worth even more. h Many Superb New Spring Boots Ready Gray Kids of Every Shade, Brown Patents, r New Brown Kids and Calfs, and many Jjjjj Jjj & Jig Jjj others at Ipj.o5 Silver-Cloth and Gold-Cloth Slippers $7 kinds. NOW IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE YOUR EYES EXAMINED AND GET A PAIR OF GLASSES AT A REMARKABLY LOW PRICE U DEATHS This l not mrrflr n "Ilnrciilii or ut Itntc C.lassrs" iiilirrtlormnit. hill wr- nrr nn rstiililNhctl firm In Mnsh Incluii mill urr fiil.JiiK fliir mrtins if rrdiirliifr otir ktui'k and niijustlnjr uur IiliKlnrsn. Sli:ril. Itrinniilirr (tils Is not n JrwcIrT sl.irr. Ill r ilu Is riaralnr ryrs anil fnrnlvh Klllsrs. :,rr, pair sp sell Is pilllrlj- Clinrimlcril in clr jou absoliitr nllriiftlii ri-Knrill- of llic prlir )u i:u ll r rrfnnil jour lllii- llb oilt an iiurstlan. UTWIP Aer & brl'f lllnrsr. on Sunda t o clock a m iVoroir) 3. U18. at hu I home at Fort Myrr llrlirht. W. fllARLES E I.KWIS bMnr.l hushanl Cora Wauon IiwIb, aceii kUty-two year Fuaral TureiUy ni'rnlliff. February u, at Vienna. Va. t OXLKT On Fr!Uy. February 1 HU. at her reiMence. 1 Ninth tlrwt koutlu-ait ALMA 1 OXI.CT. widow of JeRenon II Oiley. Funeral eerlre to t held Tileitay, Feb ruary 5. 1S1H at 3 p m Intenntrnl at Ct,n irreralonal Cemetery Friends and relatives Inttted to attird 4 UNDERTAKERS" J. WILLIAM LEE, UNDERTAKER AND UVERT. m Pa. art N W. TlnbT M rns washinotom n MUKAL DESIGNS FUNERAL DESIGNS Of BtC7 DucripUon- Uodarat OTTDB. uu r sr. n. v. We ilo our own lens grincIinB in your presence. Our stock is larjjc and you are as-urcil of immtdiate tlehery. Fifiecially low prices on ground and t.ifocal lon-es. We have tverv stvle frame or mountmir that vou ma:' desire. Let us duplicate your broken lenses. c do not need tiss Prescription. 0 OPTICAL SeSSvYCS HjW??, Open Saturday lenlnj;a Lnfil io inn r. si. cvn iiciVP OPTOMETRISTS S OPTICIANS tRoM00HRT737-7THSTNW. sN6I LOOK FOR THE OPTICAL STORE WITH THE GRINDING MACHINE IN THE WINDOW. Opfn F. wiling Durlnff IliU nlr I nt!! S l II. w HflMMMHMHHMHUBMHHMMH Men's "SAMPLE" Shoes Best $7 to $10 Values At $5.85 A leading manufacturer's sprinj: samples of his newest and best $7 to $10 shoes in all leathers all live styles. Sizes 7 and 7l2 Only But we'vo also included a number of our regular lines koko browns, tans, and black values to $7 in all sues. Men's BROWN Shoes Special Purchase $5 & $6 Kinds At $3.85 One of the most remarkable Men's Shoe Sales on record due to a lucky pick-up of a big wholesaler's surplus stock. Includes koko browns, tans, and some good black shoes. In live younp; men's styles also plainer business models for old er men. All at $3.85 Pair! yMSmL MARKET JLr t