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THE WASHINGTON TDIES. WEDNESDAY; APRIL 24. 1918. American Girls Narrowly Escape When Bodies Make Gas Attack in Picardy SIX HEROINES OF AMERICAN BATTLE LINE ER FIRE ! By BERT FORD, ' International Xewi Service Staff Correspondent. . WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY JN FRANCE, April 24. Heroines as well as heroes are emerging from ihe fighting on that part of the western front held by the Amcri , cans. Six American girls all ensigns In the Salvation Army canteen back of the trenches had narrow escapes from chlorine gas as well as from shells -during the battle of Seiche- prey. BegTo Stay In Peril. Gas shells and bombs of large cal J tber were hissing and roaring all About. But despite these dangers the workers pleaded with their com mander to be allowed to stay and erre hot coffee and cocoa to the men coming out of the first line trenches. Although the commander admired the pluck or, the girls, he was compelled by Ms duty to order them out of the Tillage: Soma of the girl todar told me how they felt to be under shell fire while near the field of actual fighting. All were cool and collected, and . army officers are loud in their praise of them. The daring of these Salva tion Army', girls Is a proud record. The people in the United States are not aware of the dangers nor how slot theee workers are lo the xone of battle and to the YanVs in "steel Stetsons," as -the Uoughboya are com ing to be" known UIs Irene Mclntyre, a graduate of Mt. Vetton College. X. T said that Friday Bight was the first In more than a week that the girls did not lep In dugouts. The German bat- AMUSEMENTS TOQA.Y3 ' FILM THEXTEH. ATTgACTBKS PLAZA 5jgrJSfe xxtM-i BCRT JTCTH CIXTTORD JnJTIIUJf ORT ETES.- TOMORROW TTROSE SOWER In "THE PULXTBR. LEADER -OT Btfc . t(. XT. TODAT AND AU. WEEK TOM MIX. la TWESTERN Bi 532; T I nt vunirnpKv it uin p. ji. t ULIUUIU TAUUNE FREDERICK Is KJ1 u it. "Mrs, pane's- ucrecic STRAHDIIaie BEAgr or beblix " ninnrtl TODAT AND TOMORROW iqOTJ Miss yo ACcot;yT' NEW STANTON iso. s. p ji. UVVvi: .innnmnn in "THE Kisa rlr HATE." EXTRA-'EW 2-REEU KETBTOXE CQMEDT isao C Mreet nerutui TDAT-TOM trx In "SIX R ANDT." AIM rOX SEN. BBINE OQMEDT hW UE'C CABOL1VA. Mt J lllh b. r- Are. S. K. 7ittt.1.TAU TARNl'M IB THE ASvSuERORr lo HEARST-PATHE news. CRANDALL'SSl'r ,. TODAT-MADOE KENKEDT In THE eSKoeb GAME." TOMOKROW -WATHUTX W11XIAM8 la THE WBI8PERIVO CHORUS." jn k 1 1 C The "lr, aih E at. lUALL a TODvr and tomor i" C0U18E HL'FK AND THEODORE BERTS In -wiLUUHJin OJANDALL'S' lararKth Cel.r. TODAT - DOROTHT DALTON In "UOVE ME TOMOR. row Krrrr cordon m the pcr- TLB U1.T rDinii'CC"5. Mb Fets. AND ALL UUUlVnitll U TODAT WEEK "BIRTH ' CRANDALL S todat - charles RAT In THE FAMILT SKELETON" TOMORROWS-ANN PENNDCCTON n -SUNSHINE NAN CRANDALL'S VS'VVi. . 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X T II W "t -vi? eLlsssHsssr ' d- V &sBHHyMH AT'&mt?PW7Dc0 " - x WWTOW !wV?VZt1Mg LITTLE FRANCES WETHERILL Up on "Tommy," a ribbon winner in saddle-pony class., terles were -"rather Qulel" that night. "On Thursday evening we had de cided to go to our own beds for a change," said she. "We were billeted In a quaint old cement house, former ly owned by the mayor, and the only Intact one In the tillage. Down stairs it as occupied chiefly by hens and cows, while my sister, myself, and other girls occupied the upper apart ments. "In the house were Glad) a. Myrtle Turklngton. of South Manchester, Conn.; Stella Toung, of Chelsea. Mass. Gertrude Simmons, Violet Williams, of Racine Wi- and Miss Williams, who bad arrived from the States about a week before. Qnltkly-Doa Gas Masks. "We were awakened about 4 o'clock In the morning by the ringing of the old church bell. The shelling -had started, and one of the first shells struck right under the clock. We grabbed our gas masks and put them on, and It was not a minute too soon, for we. certainly got a whiff of the horrible stuff before the' were on The girls were not a bit frightened. They all took it as a lark, and it was certainly funny to see them sitting on the high French beds with! their ( masks on. 'After a while we began to wonder why no 'gas signal had been sound ed. but in a short time the 'all clear' s!gna,l,was given. Miand wanted -ttfjtakv oft their mum. i agreeo. jo taicr mine on long enough to Investigate and get a flsshllght The other girls helped me lo take It off. but no sooner had I done so than I got another whiff. Then more shells came along. Take An Exciting Ttldr. "By daylight ambulances bearing wounded soldiers began to appear around 'Dead Man's Curve I wanted to stay and 'serve refreshments to AMUSEMENTS Mgn 'MM THIS week Prices. EOe to S3 I Mat. Tomorrow, SOe to (1.20. Plarins: Shabert Attraetleas. BLA1VCIIE IIOLBtlOOK BATES BUNN IV UC I I II1U iwfcinuii Tb Stlrrtnr War Plsr with Muilc I ext Urrk Begin Sun. Seals Xott. A II WOODS rrewnts SEE YOU LATER" A Nnr Musical Comedr by Guj- Bolton and P G WodehouM. llusle br Joseph 8iulc tO PBOPU5-ORCHE8TRA OK 2S Me to p.00 Mats Thurs. & St-. Vx. to !LM BelaSCO Tonlthttl0.etolJ Duldstu Mat today. : M ISctolLSO C O LL'I E R In "Nothing But the Troth" The Greatest of All Fsrces One Entire Tear tn N T . Same Cs TomarroTr Afternoon at 4 o'clock iiiiskvi a is nniiv 7 U t I I t bUILtlCKI! - - - - . i ONLT APPBARJBVCE THIS SEASON' BOVCfl OF SOLDIERS OF FRANCE. PIERROT OS"OS GOLDEN LEGENDS. Ticket! at Box Otflcs of tnei Belaaco Theater snd lire. Greene's Ticket Office tn Droop's Mule Store Dlr Km iviuon-ureene, Ksab Planoa f 'TtPaystonirt" Mosu. ADiil 0. Mat. at 320 Moat Unloue Prod action of the Year JP BIRTH FaKrT-yS?! Women only from 1 to 7:15 P fSOprfltvfeJ bovT for women atari. 6tlS. fcS7ffNrEsV?rW Men only from 7il5 to 11 1. M, Bft.3siBB6sEiKst 'mSSmf9amStt r "YOU KNOW ME, AL" Three-act wuil farce written and pro. dued by Soldiers of the TTth DlrUlon. r S. Aitny Proceeds to buy portsble theater to be7 taken wlih division u France Too aood for anyaae to soles." . Y. Uorld. Seau DOa to S&SO the wounded soldiers, but the officer In charge of the town held that It was no fit place for women. We got out In a buckboard driven by a ser geant. It was an exciting ride. too. The shells were bursting everywhere. "The soldiers hated to see us go. "They certainly showed great courage In saving our baggage. They sent us away for a rest, but we feel like fishes out of water." Miss Mclntyre at this point asked for corroboration, and her compan ions have hearty assent. Miss Mclntyre had worked for sev eral months among the soldiers back of the first line trenches, baking pies and doughnuts for the men and serv ing hot coffee to them. In her idle moments she placed wild violets on the graves of the dead. The Salvation Array canteens are swarming with men every time the troops are on the move Other workers in this branch are Gladys Montyre and Mlsa Corta Van Korden. the latter a member of a Lwealthy Sew Tork family MANY OFFJCERS KILLED, STEIN TELLS REICHSTAG AMSTERDAM, April 24 "Our of ficers once again have proved their u elf tried faithfulness unto death," Lieutenant General von Stein, German war minister, told the main commit tee or the Reichstag, says a Berlin dispatch. Two-thirds of the officers of many detachments lost their lives In the'fe cent offensive, the war minister re ported. One hundred thousand prisoners and 1.500 guns, he asserted, were taken by the Germans between Arras and La Fere In the recent drive, while 20,000 English prisoners were taken In the battle of Armentleres, he said German losses hae been compara tively small, he added AMUSEMENTS Only Admitted Evenings Tbe Dalles of Motherhood II. dally. Last CASINO SEEK babies had a right to br well bern." 'NATIONAL,.,t,T;,48 CHARLES DILLINGHAM T CHIN CHIN CHARLES DILLINGHAM Presents With UOVLB DIXOJf Next Mondy-JtJl.IA 8ANDEIISON' and JOSEPH CAWTIIORN In RAUBLER ROSE. B. F. KEITH'S 25o "Six Star "--He raid Geo. White I Elizabeth & Emma Haigl Brice Gus Edwards' Band Box Revue Lrc Kohlmrr & Co., Courtney Sisters. Flanaaan Ednrards, Others as irimaoi. Get Acquainted Sometalnc Xcw. DANCING Ton Dance To Motion Pictures I !lu. n. ..& r i uuuiji uuuouic vurueni Penn Carrleno. V".a,c. - -"- --.- At :itst. Every Hlsht. S48 to lli5. LYCEUM Penn.Ave.it 11th TWICE DAILY BURLESQUE gnlHUBTOro BI6BMT lEkOTT CRDIUI LOEWS COLUMBIA SOW PI.A1I.NG Contlruous I0JO A. si to II P U Moin. Aft t'c 1W- MkM tdr- ts ste GUERITE CLARK r"Rich Man, Poor Man" '' iii--, r ii in..- With ' CLARENCE Son of Mrs. Axel Wichfeld, with a prize amount, "Nellie," from 'her stables. Congress iJ?&2i, Senator Chamberlain's Court-Martial Bill Said -to Be Dead as a Result of the President's Letter Brandegee and Chamberlain on the Issue War With Turkey and Bulgaria Discussed Con tinuation of the Debate Started by Seattle Hod Carriers Per sonal Privilege in the House The Democratic Chairman of, the Appropriation Committee in Revolt Fifty Millions for More Price-Fixing "Enormous Quantities" of Alcoholic Beverages in the Hands of the Federal Courts. . ' By w. v. Lyrchings are almost tmknown in Mexican politics. This is because the drumhead cdurt-martial is much more satisfactory to the Spanish sense of dignity than ruder methods which we sometimes use in supporting what we like to call our Anglo-Saxon civihiation. There is a nineteenth century tradition illustrating the .Anglo- Saxon rirility of the "He-Man" of the early Northwest. During the period when the New York Tribune loved to speak to the "Rowdy West," it is said that one of foar first United States Senators from the N6rthwest had served on a vigilance committee, and that per sonally he took the leading part m hanging its victim. The more dignified Mexican hidalgo, who be longs to the winning party, would hardly pull a rope himself to get rid or. nts worst enemy. He mucn prefers the brief add impressive ceremonies of the oourt-martial. after which, his late politial oppon ents stand against the wall, facing out. and perhaps ctvine the signal themselves to the firing squad. As they accept the fortunes of war ana politics, Mexican hidalgoes. thus fusilladed, would undoubtedly pre fer this method to being dragged out of bed at night without cere mony and left swinging by the neck from the nearest railroad trestle. This superiority for the court- martial was the principal argument- made for the Lhamberlain court martial bill by its most earnest sup porters before the Senate Military Committee. They argued that it would relieve the tension under which the best citizens known to them were being tempted almost beyond human endurance to "take the law into their own hands"- 'which means, of course, hanelns some one they disapprove. This relief, said to be so urgently need ed, will now be (Jenied them. The prospect for fusillading in the Northwest or elsewhere is under the Chamberlain bill now so remoto Senator Chamberlain himself vir tually despairs of the passage of the bill This appeared during his col loquy In the Senate yesterday with Senator Brandegee of Connecticut, who had Introduced a resolution to Inquire, through the Senate Ju diciary Committee, Into the consti tutionality of the proposed substitu tion of the court-martial for trial py Jury. Senator Brandegee said that rather than vote to transfer the trial of 100,000 American civilians from the civil courts to drumhead court martials, be would resign from the Senate or die In his tracks. He did not think, however, that his resolu tion would be necessary after the condemnation of tbe bill by the President, and he was ready-to with draw It, If he should understand from Senator Chamberlain that the bill would not be pressed for passage. "Mr President," said the Senator from Oregon, "It would seem to be a work of supererogation to press a bill when tbe Chief Executive op poses It." But without hoping to gain any decisive majority for the bill under the circumstances, he would prefer to leave It In tbe hand of the Military Committee to which rr had been referred "Tbe bill is deaC and everybody knows it," was Sena tor Brandegee s comment Accord ingly, be withdrew his resolution and left the future of the fusillade as an American method to Senator Cham MOORE. JR. BYARS. Indecisive debate followed -cm Sen ator Brandegee's resolution Intend ed to force Issues for nn"eafly dec laration of war on Turkey and Bul garia. Senator Knox ( Introduced, a resolution, which was laid on the table, asking the President to give tbe Senate such Information on tbe subject as may be compatible with !"" Pu; Interest, in a .resolution President was requested to call on our allies to declard tbe rules of international law, for refusing to recognize which when declared Ger many would be outlawed and boycot ted for a period increased by obstin acy In refusing to submit to them. The subject of the Mooney trial, as introduced by the resolutions of a hod carriers' union in Seattle, divid ed attention with the Overman bill. Senator Phalan of California wished to define the attitude of the Adminis tration in the Mooney case and, at length, did so," though consent X6 in sert in the Congressional Record the official reports summing it was de nied. Perhaps the hod carriers of Seattle might have paused for sec ond thought had they known the con sequences- of their resolutions as in-1 troduced on -Monday by benator 1'oin dcxter with .the most emphatically eloquent disapproval. In this he was vigorously rc-enforced yesterday by Senator Sherman of Illinois. Per haps "at his best in the extension of the always comprehensive scope of his ideas Senator Sherman covered two hemispheres, from the Pacific coast of America to that of Siberia. No doubt, his most remarkable con clusion was reached in comparing himself with Russian "Bolsheviki" and American hoboes. It is that he represents the American "middle classes." On the other hand, it may be argued that intellectually and oth erwise he ranks high among the su permen of the Senate and of the Mis sissippi valley. a As the' discussion of the Overman bill proceeded, it was enlivened some what by the vigorous support given the bill bv Senator McKellar of Ten nessee. Mr. McKellar's ial Ameri can he sometimes describes as a "he man." He so described Mr. Charles M. Schwab jesterday in indorsing his appointment as a representative of Democratic demands for virility. Mr. Schwab, however, differs in various respects from Andrew Jackson, who is oftencst used by Tcnnessecans in illustrating their ideas of Tennessee virility in its most masculine form, Through Senator Weeks, the patri otic knitters of Massachusetts arc in formed by Gen. P. C. March that with 24,124,000 pairs of socks in stock no more can be mailed to our troops in r ranee. After passing the 1620.000 District of Columbia gafbago bill, the House gave nearly an Lour of Its time to considering the Issue of personal privilege between Mr. Mason, of Illinois, and Mr Heflln, of Alabama. While there are perhaps uglier men 6 Bell-ans Hot water Sure Relief BELL-ANS 3IRS. ALLAN POTTS, her 'winning stallion, The Crack." In the Housevthan sir. Mason, of Illinois, there- Is none acknowledged as handsomer thjin Mr. Heflln. But waiving Issues of privilege with Mr. Mason on points Involved In this contrast, Mr. Heflln preferred to restl his case on the Issues of the war iq Europe. On these, he succeeded In speaking with much. eloqUgnce, In spite of Republican objections and adverse rulings by the Speaker who had a very bad half hour, indeed, try ing to keep the House- on a parlia mentary peace basis. Mr. Swagar Sherley, of Kentucky. Democratic chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, "said something" during the afternoon. It sounded so much like safety for real democracy that It was perhaps the most surprising thing said at the Capitol during the day or tbe week, or the month. It was to the effect that If some way Is not found of stopping academic Idealists (that was not-wbat he called thejn) In the de partments, continually coming to the House with new and unheard of schemes for spending from fifty mil lion up, there would be no way to get the money except to print It and the presses could not "be kept running fast enough printing it to keep up with them. .Or words to that effect. Mr. Sherley had the muzzle off for at least 9ve mitrnles. ahd what he said. yijj suMcIent--If Je. makes good tor it. The bill under discussion was a highly scientific measure reported from the House Committee on Mines and Mining, and framed with the help of experts of the Geological Bureau. It appropriates $50,000,000 for the purpose of fixing and stabiliz ing the prices of such "minor min erals" as sulphur, quicksilver, pyrites, sea-salt, cobalt, chromium, radium, tin. platinum, etc.. thlrty nlne In all being named before com- I tJ STg -a -ess Attracting Lots of Favorable Attention With This Great Sale of Latest Novelty Shoes Bought from A Big Eastern Manufacturer WOlffl lng to "other rare or unusual ele ments, the supply of which- may In the Judgment of the President be Inadequate for war and Industrial needs." , The system of controlling' prices Is to operate through the Department of the Interior. Its method Is to be licensing:, though provision is made for taking control and operating mines -where this is considered nec essary. Mr. Foster and other mem. bers of the committee explained the urgent need for many of the miner als named. A complete education in geology and mineralogy would be needed to understand the bill in de tail, but the House grasped easily the main idea that it called for $50,000, 000 to carry on the work of stabiliz ing prices and promoting: production, begun .with wheat. Mr. Walsh of Massachusetts professed to expect a demand for a revolving- fund to be applied to cotton as the next develop ment. But he was probably aware that all Mr. Lever of South Carolina, ii ever likely to asic for cotton u to have it "let alone." Attorney General Gregory finds th Federal courts embarrassed br "enormous quantities" of 'alcoholic beverages seized and. used as evi dence in drv States and districts. He is consequently supporting the Webb bill, favorably reported to- the House '-esterday, which provides for its rec lamation in certain eases and its de struction in others. It is also' pro vided that under given contingencies it may be delivered to any depart ment of tfie Government which, re quires it for "medicinal, mechani cal, or scientific uses."" There is a theory at the Capitol that much of it may have a bead and aroma fit ting it peculiarly for medicinal pur. poses. r XFORDS and Pump -- ' in all the new-styles Grays At Browns " -- ' --flea Patents Whites Blacks - All the new toes and heels VALUES from ffC C $7to$9,at..-?M-D aH '! Ysln aKsAssB H sV ssW H slSsV JMT A JteJ I Kritt M. H V Msem &mJEs ilAKfV&l ML PRESIDENT SEES JOCKEY HURT AT BlIRSESHiM An accident that nearly rtsultta la a, fatality -marred the first race at thai ocenlng of tho National Steeplechase and Hunt Association's sprint; raeetlna; at Arlington; Park -yesterday. Tho mis hap occurred Juit after Qeorta T. Mil ler, the starter, bat lined" up the en tries Irt the first rice. The four-year-old Quia, owoad by it 3. Daly, bolted and ww In full saltop downth stretch before ths grandstand, law him. Harry Farnnr. ths jockey, trltd to pull up the horse, but ,tb animal turned and crashed aralnf t tha fence separating; ths track from tha flfld. as a cry arose from hundreds of vbleea. President Wilson rose tffnls reel, but Mrs. Wilson turned and placed her hands over her face, yarrow lift leg; was Jammed between tho horse and the railing', and then Farrow felt over with his stomach on tho fop of ths rail. The horse pushed tho Jockey alonx the top -of the rail for asveral yard. and then, as Quln sped. away at a srallop. Farrow fell limply over the fence to the around. He half rosa before any one could reaea him and then collapsed, Ir.1 W. Qtaxebrook ran to the jockey anif the ambulant of .the woman's Motor Corps, driven by 3Irs. Joseph JC Stoddard, and Mr. Edcar Slseros. two of tha society women who compose this Red Cross organization, cams to nls aid. Lieoc W. C, Duffy, of the Army Medical Corps, had Farrow carried to Us am bulance. Tha throne then, turned to watch Quia, galloping fcround tha track riderless, with, men vainly trying; to atop him. The hors mad five com plete circuits, two-and-a-half miles, before a hurdle waa placed serosa tha track, stopping- ths animal. Word-soon readied the track front Emergency Hospital that Farrow's collarbonehad been broken, his forehead badly cut and his jchtst and stomach injured. Tho Jockey will not-be able to leave the hospital for two weeka at least. The accident waa tha sensation ot the opening day. LOXDON". (April 24 The evscuatlea or. Vlborg by -the Finnish bolsheviki government Is. reported In a Moeco-er dlspatciC German forces, following the capture of Lalchl hava added Vlborc to- their positions. Protests have been mad to Ge many by the Bsslcn foreign minister agalniti'th action, of German and' Ukrainian troops in-crossing- Into tfc Crimea, on tha ground that such; a movement Is In violation of the peae treaty. Threat that ths advance wilt be met by armed opposition la mads in th protest, which adds that "This In vasion Is threatening- our Slack Saa fleet; -and may lead to encounters dic tated In tha Interest of th preserva tion of oar fleet. ! V"- :.- 5 RUSSIA'PROTESTS GEM INVASION; VIBORG evacuated; 1 IkFOR berlain's own committee. .1-MDIGESTION 4 -.