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1HE WASHINGTON TDIES, 3IONDAY, APRIL 29, 1918.
America Must Rush Men to Fill Up Gaps on West Front, Says War Department now mm OF MAN POWER, AND U. S. MUST SPEED TRIPS "Very tars quotas" of American men will He regulred "In the Immedi ate, future" for service oversea to till up the taprlnnicted In the west front drive, the War Department Veekly summanry declared today. Deperrds On Manpower. "The ogjcomeof thepreaent- opera tions In B'est depends on man power,1 sard;"the statement; -addlne: "Ours Is thg-IrppeTativa dutjr-of pro viding replacmetit uults'for the arm ies In Franeer'We1 must-tra able to put fresh men-4n he--fleld thorouehly and metHISZIc&mQralned. In addi tion to tlmse" already called to the colors ani-now training at our can tonments' or already selected for ser vice, very large quotas will be re quired In the Immediate future to fill the eaps." To Crepare- Jfatlon. This warning: .Apparently was In tended to prepare the nation Tor calls even larger than ttJTJse listed for he coming month or two." Admitting the gravity of the situa tion, the statement declared the crisis up to the present have resulted "in .' large measure favorably to the en ' tmy," but p.Qlnted "put. that with, Joint killed command, the boche-had failed In hla imrnose. of wrecking the Brit ish army ; - ;'';'.' The -&"rlw.3'bflow:' '-' ' ' The'outcome tor the present op erations in the west depends on man power. "The Germans are relying prlnel- j. pally on rifles, machine guns, man power, and carefully thought-out methods of transporting and supply ing munitions to the front of attack under .all conditions, which means that they have, developed mobility of offensive action that can only be met Toy counter measures of equal potency and flexibility. "A battle of such magnitude as the one being fought in the west cannot Toe decided by any single engagement, yet there arise a series of crises on vrhlch the nltlmate outcome depends. These crises save, up to the present. In -AMUSEMENTS TonAsrs- FILM THEATEE. ATTBACnCWS jj OLYMPIC OrEV AT 6i30 P. SI. EMMT WEHLJSN" In THE SHELL. QAMBT ? &M W 01, CTDKVn TODAT AND ATJ. WEEK MlUUlD THE KAISER. BEAST OF BERLIN." GARDEN a&ood THE WACLAXKA." TOMORROW UORENO in 1530 C Street Xortbet TOnxT VIOIJTT MERsBll- rUT m "UOROXN'S nAlDEnS.-' Alls 1 CHRISTIE DJIEUl HOME SlYb !C. iV.'atc; B. E. TODAr-rAIJCE BRADT In "THB KNIFB-"Alo MI.TT AXD JEFF and FORD TTEEKLT. CRANDALL o 1Mb 'J af coi. rd. TODAY Al-I'T: BItADT In "AT THE MERCTT OF MEN " TOMORROW UAROLO DOCKWOOD In "THE IAXD IjOPER." CRANDALL'S Tbrnter. Bfh&TS t. OPAT - PAUIJNE FREDERICK In "LA TOrA " TO MORROW ENTD BB.VXETT In JJAKGUTT. NAUGHTT." miimill tpJivorUli t Cot.rd. trUUlUALLi J t o i) a t - -Tire HI 'TniRP' TOMORROW MADGE KFWFnr GAME ' n -THE DANGER rDAWrMICrno. lb A V mtn. TOnAV AND At J. TJIIS FFh AR.VOIJ) DALT In "MT OWN tp"lrEli -nTATES" CRANDALL'S chl"a-r" s KIMBALL VOFXO tn -TirE HOFSE OF GLASS " TOMORROW KTHEL 01A.TTON in "THE WITCH WOMAN." CRANDALL'S..,,. R TODAV-ROJ1ERTS A HUFF 1n -WILD TOFTIC TOMORROW-EMM T WEIL LEN In 'THE SHELL OKJIE." CRANDALL'S Assft- tfjtfe JTORET In 'THE f-IAIM TOMOR ROW MA-HT OATIDEN SPLENlflU SIS-NEn- In "THE PF A7A i"4 nih "" " "vv- I UnlttX TuhAY IH!":i.Ac FAin RANK- In 1IBADIN- iJJ -TII T MORR"W MEVRT P WALTiLLL lu "IR MHRL M HI'.OWV LEADER r.or nth t. .v w. ALI. T1IM ttEEK-tra. MAS' AND THE I.W" Ded 03 the . irtnal Da Sau1) rrntr TrajtMv AII-Sir 1 ui ln.-uiling Mirtani tooper nd Pirry Hnpkln Vite-llUs Hupktns 1 a Wajhiniton Etrt. NATIONAL X?32SV!Zgu CHAKLES FRUHMAN Prnt JILIA JOiUfll SANDERSON CAWTHORN in Rambler Rose Starting Sundn Tbirr Mlsr Mri B.F. KEITH'S 1 Frederic J, llaxkln ln Cbnrjce of Liberty I'Oan Campafun Thlm Utfk. By CociMQt ut bx rvtary Daniels. U.S. NAVY JBAr.S Boonjnr h Tj 1rd I-Ibrty Txiftn IvirtTt Jazz (land In the World JI IK5V M TKR KKIXY & Cramer ItvjrrM llMilKin, Drad'ey t Ar&ro Mlxc tmi Penny Ante I '... a JyM7' V'V,,y,;nM fns&sym (well, he W & "W MAK5- -, &?X TELLS IT ) S ''A W O'THEM "" r-x z Dltt-EREUT Cs. " I "THIRTY- , iTOwa)C -SET J v.. THE T(ME. L HELD AvT V . J S a Royal cuish "j lT QO s f ' Mich A-r nc's HQU5E! ,?"u ( caV. lUOT UiE PE A! HA'.1. AMO'AL V- S W WHATNOT Had fouR W'wes terVMST - t z ( who cisi- THAT OIAS SgE HMNdJ) K T THAT RU ? gf ' V Ayo S-0-M-t Jfi fm&MtK S' ver holding: ) vgf 9 I i si .isssis.ll.sajaaj 1 IW - . , . i . ... i .., -i.. . . g. a large measure resulted favorably to the enemy "The vigorous attacks driven against the British lines were Intended to paralyze the Independent will power of the British command. In this the enemy has failed. Unity of command of the allies has extended operations to the broader field of general en gagements In which all the allied forces will henceforth be used cnangeaDl. This change In the combat situa-1 tion has materially altered the d ment of decision of the offensive. In- I tlons, another principal assault was In the Balkans considerable actlv atead cf the enemy being able to I launched, with ML Kemmel as Its ob- lty prevailed. defeat the British army and then , jeetive. I At Cerna Bend, enemy detachments turn Ita full energy against the. Enemy Gains. I attacked the Italian line but were r renen, in aiues are now aDio 101 oppose their full united strength to We hostile attack. It must constantly be borne tn mind tha the enemy is seeking a de-'sult of which the enemy was able to J of Dorian, clsion th-t will end the war. This raptu Dranoutre. gain th- summit I The most Important engagement of ?vf i. C"l. onIy b" arr',Ted ?l byof Kemmel, and reach Locre. I the cek took place In the region of the destruction of the allied forces -..,, i. -JkTiM,l tn n,r Althe air Vetrenlk. ..This JiAlght ni In the field before fresh units ccn-J trtbuted, Z'V?..?.",? '"",, '"ad the advance of the enemy has not of the formidable entrenched pot d Great Britain Tvelt an. . !.. ! t.n j.r u.-ob nrunled France and Great Britain as well as by our own troops can take up their position in aurriclent numbers to turn the German successes to defeaL Mnat FttrnUh Mm. Ours Is the imperative duty of pro viding the replacement units for the armies ln France. We must be able to put fresh men ln the field thcr oughly and methodically trained. In addition to those already called to the colors and now training at our cantonments or already selected for service, very large quotas will be re quired ln the Immediate future tc fill the gaps. Operations of the week reveal that the enemy, taking advantage of the re-entering ang" -s stretching from the Avre northward and from Wytechaete to Dranoutre, has re sumed operations after a period of relative calm. It Is not difficult to follow the stra. tegic conception of the German higher command An enveloping movement is outlined which, on the one hand. Is to force the retirement of the British from Arras, and If wholly successful, result in the capture of both Arra and Amiens, on the other by the oc cupation of the Important heights of Kemmel to wipe out the Ypres salient and throw the British line baclc of H&xebrctuek and Toperlnghe. Allies Holding at Amlrn. In th south the thrust toward Amiens has been well contained The Britih are holding firmly In the faee of furiAus sssaults. Hangard has ben th scene of very violent engaguments. and th enemy is here presing the attack with grat vigor. Allly-aiir-Xoy and the sur rounding area ha been subjected to very intense bombardments. and Amiens Itself is being consistently shelled Our own forces havo taken part In AMUSEMENTS SInta- CTD AMH Rvri. ISa lSe s!! Bnj 25 Second Week of Sensational wm Tktthasfcf Berlin firm tent rirtnre In Amrrfra Parked at Kierr I'rrformaixre GARDEN TODAY AMI TOMORHOW AXTOMO MOHE.NO AM) DORAI.Dl.NA IN TIIK NAILAIIKA GAYETY -K-E LONDON BELLES With Geo. F. Hayes. Xcxt Week """Century Maids. Get Acquainted Something Sm. DANCING lea Dance To Motljn Picture Liberty Dansante G&rdenj Penn Gardens, fts'i-VS"' Ewry Xlgbt. HiiS to litis. The Fellow Who Held A Royal Flush In 1894. K"rt'trrr(t V. K. the battle. American units are in ac - tion In the area cast of Amiens Dur-1 Ing the various engagements which have raged in this area they have ac quitted themselves welL In Flanders the situation Is les5at isfactory. 1-aat week the Germans drove a strong thrust against the seg ment of the line held by the Belgians. This was well met and the enemy was Inter-iunable to make any headway. """ IITERESTEP (hi After a delay, during which the i control of the railway which con Germans replaced their depleted unitVnects Sebastopol with the mainland and brought up supplies and muni- - .. Tpres-Co- region from the mines canal to Dranoutre. violent ngnung nas again acvciupru. an n rr-;r Fighting Iwik ..nn..Ad.... ..Annata ! ueen aenniteiy cnecKea. i The loss of ML Kemmel is a seri- oua menace to the British disposi tions ln Flanders. Along other sectors of the front there was relatively little activity. Ithclms was again subjected to a very severe bombardmenL and the enemy launched several unsuccessful thrusts In this area. V. S. Troops Attacked. Northwest of Toul enemy pressure Is increasing. At dawn on the Zlst. after a powerful preliminary barrage, the Germans launched a heavy raid against the sector held by our men. On a frontage of approximately three kilometers. In the vicinity of Seicheprey. the enemy swept oVer our front lines. Our men were driven out of the village, which the enemy was able to hold temporarily. Dur ing the night the Germans evacuated the positions captured, and we were able to reoecupy our original front! linos. Alor;g the Meure our troops beat off another raid Allied aircraft was particularly ac- five and executed a large number of j raids on depots and other polntu of ' Importance in the Picardy and Fland- 1 ers salients. In the Italian theater no Important change In the situation took place. Reports of the Austrian offensive which may be undertaken In the near future are noted. Along tho Plave and Aslago plateau artillery duels continued throughout the week and small local attacks were unsticcess- i fully attempted by the enemy at one I or ttvo points. An AURtrlsn detachment endeavor ing to advance west of the Brenta was dispersed. In Iutrrn Theater. More Important news reaches us from tho eastern theater this week British and French troops have land ed at Murmansk on the Arctic coast and are assisting the Bolshevlkl and Russian red guards In protecting the coast and Kola railway from attacks by the white, guards The white guards, supported by the Germans, AMUSEMENTS POLI'S Oprnlnsr To nip fit Irtcr 50c to S2. Srmbert Attrrtlon 2ln"' Thurm- A &Or to IJW). A II. WOnr-H ire-nu "SEE YOU LATER" A N MuiIJ r-omedr r ''y Holton anj AI (JSIEXTrD OnHESTIlA Next flunday -?2LW : Wonders Bclasco T'.nlsht at 9 JO n. i.. I M t 20 jr t.. Jl J) tdeaarp, I,e nnd J. J. Shubrrt I'resent HIT DAVC TH CI IDT II A Musical Comedy In Three Acts. Ilnok and Lyrics by FmnreH Vordtrom Music by jGtcph MdJaaus. btaged ty IA ward P Ttiople. xkxt i PrnrrA 8T.nri JIOX. i III "Over the IIUU" LOEWS COLUMBIA Continuous 10 10 A. II to 11 P it itorn . Alt. I: iv Nte-hi i,t i ;sc NOW I'l.AMM. BILLIE BURKE in "Let's Get a Divorce" B VsT ETII Rfl Penn-Ave at 1 1th LlbEaUif. TWICE DAILY BURLESQUE WASHIMGTOIi'5 BIGGEST EEAUTY CHORUS ralevt OOlct.' rnade an attempt to cut the raihva ! near Rem In southern Finland, the Finno-1 German forces are still making head- j way. Vlborg is the only city now remaining in the bands of the lied I Guards. In southern Russia, the enemy has occupied Ferekop and has advanced j southward Into the Crimea, having oc I rupied Simferopol, thereby gaining I of Ilussla. forced to withdraw General fighting ,"" """27?. L'""A " .. 'J - ...." - I jine allied lom-a prruiru a iiumuci , rtr.triirtlia raids. csDeclallv soutn itormMl hv Serbian unit., fcticl in spitft "' " " ' oy me Btrm THREE BEGIAN FLYERS OUTFIGHT 21 TEUTONS 'Official dispatches to tho Belgian legation here tell how three lt'-Iglan fliers ot April IS engaged and suc cesfull attacked tnentv-one Teuton flyers. Four of the cnotm fll rs wero brought down after they ha'l been isolated from the rest On tlie pre vlous ila Lieutenant Maroy. of the Belgian army, accompanied l.v six men, made a raid on the German lines and, after killing to sentinels, cap tured five of tho outpost garrison and a machine gup. For ihis (eat (f dar Ing Lieutenant Maroj has been men tioned In army orders for the ninth lime. GERMAN RULE HASTENS BREAK WITH UKRAINE PETROGRAri, April 21 German v's bri7en ruin in I'krulne is h.if-tenfng the nreaK cetween tn" Kaiti gnv ment and Berlin The most disagreement has broken o i t'kro-German fownomu conimiioii.i t Kla i.ermanv demanded that t'. land he taken from the I'krainian pm.sjits anil returned to tlie l.indl,r'l. ,iul that all stores of fened to Gvrni.in htrnd be trans B Special Notice to Draft Men: I Five weeks from May 1st, draft men who enter our Special War Traininfr Classes in Wireless Telegraphy will be clinible for induction into tho Army or Navy as Wireless Operatbrs. They will be enlisted with advanced rutins and Pa.v and will be Font to the various Wireless Ground Schools established by the War Department at Harvard University, rort Leavenworth, Camp Sherman, Cariiexic Tech, Fortress Monroe, Great Lakes, etc. There they will be given 4 months higher training in wireless under the direction of the beat experts and with the most modern ap paratus in tho country. After completing tho course they will be given their ratings and as-si-rned for duty for shore or afloat in this country or in France. Government licensed instructors will be in charge of these classes. Day and evening sessions. Small tuition fee charged. Classes limited in number owing to capacity of school, so immediate enrollment is suggested. For full information call at once at NATIONAL RADIO SCHOOL, IT. S. Savings Bank Building Corner 14th and U Sis. N. W. Open 9 A. M. to 9 P. M. Daily By Jean Knott AMERICA'S HELP 10 SAVE ALLIES, I NEW YORK. April 20. Paying trl- Jbute to America for what she has done ln " Present conflict. AnareTarmeu. French high commission to the United State, ln an address here said that the Frenchmen of America "are ful filling .ther duty and paying off a tlebt." by buying Liberty bonds. "It Is the effort of America, which ri III' enable us to win this victory 4n the way It must be done," he said. "I mean to make it a decisive and a complete one. "The first twenty American divis ions (510.000 men) landed In France will find there ready for them all the artillery of various calibers which they want. The following divisions will carry over guns and ammunition manufactured ln this country. This "manufacturing, already started, Willi grow fully effective In due time." Discussing the Liberty motor, M. Tardlcu said that the Liberty motor rank among the five best motors In existence for bombing or exploration airplane." Before tho autumn thous ands and thousands of motors of the tpn will be used in lluropc," he said The French, out of an army of 7..'OO.ttno that has been mobilized, the commissioner said, have lost 1.300,0001 In killed, and as many more pave been maimed or taken prisoner. MARINECORPS REPORTS RAPID GAIN IN RECRUITS Another drive for recruits Is today tinder way for the marine corps. Re norts that 100 to 200 men are being AY 10 rl.-iis' ndded daily come from the headquar n the I tern of Malor General Barnett. com- inandant The total strength Is now about 43 000 An effort will be made to increase tho number to 73.000. c must meet the sacrifice al the front with aarrlflre at home. II. .' luod Administrator. FRENCH DECORA TE 123 U. S. HEROES ASBIGGUNSROAR By DKIIT FORD. (laternatloDal Tfenn Serrlce Staff Ce impendent.) WITH TIIC AMERICAN ARMIES IN FRANCE, April 28 (7 p. m.) While German heavy guns roared a short distance away, and the staccato of the snipers Are was ever present, 117 members of the 104th Infantry Regiment, Massachusetts national guard, ana fix memoers oi omer iay State regiments. Were awarded the Crols de Ouerre. This honor, the first award to an American regiment ever made by a foreign government, went to the troops' which withstood the first Ger man attack In force, the raid of the S00 picked shock troops In the Apre mont wood sector, northwest of Toul, April 10. 12. and 13. The regiment formerly was the old Second and eighth Regiments of Massachusetts national guard. It had seen service on the Mexican border. Selena of Minute Men. Throughout the American army there was pride that the sona of Lex ington and Bunker Hill were the first to line up before a French general to receive mldaJs for bravery. Two chaplains of the regiment were among those decorated the Rev. John W. Dcsvalles, Catholld, and the Rev. Walton B. Daker. Episcopalian both for distinguished service In ad ministering to the wounded, and dy Injr whlla under lire. W-f.-HMvatlonTAimy. ,g!rT.and aj sprinkling of-Frn(lt JOTrSttnt girls'. ware among ine-epeiaiorav- ine row 'of honor men stretched across the Held tall, slender, and handsome American youth. Chaplain Desvalles At thlr har1 Am tfi TrnfH anrf American generals, accompanied by their staffs, crossed the Held, band played snatches, of "The Spr-Span- gled Banner" and 'The Marseillaise." Guns Accompany Tribute. Heavy artillery boomed on the bat tle line across the ridge, as the French general. In conferring the Croix de Guerre, said: "This regiment showed during the battles of April 10, 12, and 13 the greatest audacity and a fine spirit of sacrifice. Subjected to very vio lent bombardments and attacked by very important. German .forces. Your regiment succeeded ln checking a AMERICAN TROOPS HOLD VITAL POINT IlyFItED S. FEIlGUSOJfya - ac Cnlted Fresa Staff Correspondent; ' WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN NORTHERN FRANCE. April IS. The American forces are now fighting be side the French In northern France, holding a sector in the heart of the world's greatest battle. This announcement Is now possible, after three weeks silence regarding the movements of troops. Iniantry, artillery, machine gun nerj. and other branches of the serv ice are In the line. Only 200 Yards Apart. The Americans face the German army at the peak of a German sali ent. The outposts arc only 200 yards apart at some places. At some places the American positions are maintain ed In shell holes. As . soon as all troops and guns were In position the sector was formallv tnkeri over from the French. The American command cr, who is under a French corps com ALL PRICES DOWN! Washington's Greatest Optical Reduction. 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J I. dangerous advance and then with vigor and energy retook at the point of the bayonet the few positions from which you had retired under the first ossaulL" The French general then passed down along the line of Massachusetts patriots, pinning on the breast of each man the French war medal, and shaking the hand of each man deco rated. He was followed by the Amer ican general, who grasped the hand of each and thad words of cheer for all. To one man h&;,jald: "Smile, lad: It is 'a proud day for you and for us all, even of historical Importance. Remember, It la the first time In American- regiment was ever decorated by an European army. Strain Too Slpch For One. The men araircl as their general greeted themr but the strain wai"tOo much for Private James Corbett, of Somervllle, Mass. He fell" over back ward in a dead faint Just before' the French general reached to pn"the medal on his breast. Hehad.l5tt a cot to be present, but overcome, py the strain of battle, gave way through excitement and fatigue. He3loon re covered. In the line were gaps, showing the places for the dead and wounded whose valor was being remembered. Medals for the. former are, being, for warded to tblr;rejAtl;res.-h!tfc,Ulle for the woueSfreyismtpitetjln the hospltaI.raM.iMi.Vw'ij -The reglmtMxeynpftTstlk Ing spectacle. Inspiring to-all. - "The Germans can never lick a gang like that, or lower that flag." said Private J. H. Gallagher. "My i flrl "ought as stood In line there, and the French genera; pinned, my meaai on me, was what my mother would thlrtK.- J The battle for which tKe decorations were awarded was the first important one of the war for the Americans, and was followed about a week, later by the battle of Seicheprey. I Chaplain Desvalles. who Is from New Bedford, and Chaplain Daker, from Worcester, a major, several cap tains and noncoms headed the long line of privates In the dramatic cere mony. It was a sight destined to live long ln the -memory of those who wit nessed It. mander, expressed the greatest con fidence In the French leadership. Tho entire country Is open and roll ing, with very few woods or other screening facilities, and no trenches. The entire problem is one of open, fighting. Tho Bocho artillery, which 1 active In shelling' all reads. -and- villages within range. Is visible from an American observation posL Although the French characterized this sector as "quiet" the present fire U the hottest the Americans have yet faced. The skies are ablaze every night lth tho fiash of guns and the air qulvxrs nlih the roar of artillery and exploding shells. As tho high explosives pound the American lines the soldiers dive Into the shallow cover of ditching and shell holes. One American, outfit carried its flag into the front line. Although ftuiod tn a. water proof case. Old glory is on the battle line Vitally Important Our Examina tions Are Absolutely Thorough and Most Reliable. BI-FOCAL GLASSES Far and Vear -.VI th On 9LWr7i'V "1 iffimKl' I h PMlli) 111 W 'MM - jjillililillllllj JI EXCLUSIVE OPTOMETRISTS S OPTICIANS r-RoDM00HRi-73r-STN.W SfsSSS LOOK FOIX TIIK STOnR WITH TUB GRINDING MACHINE IN WINDOW CONGRESS WAITING FOR BAKER'S PLANS TO ENEARGFARWIY House and Senate this week are still awaiting announcement of plana by Secretary Baker with' aspect to the expansion of the army. Secretary Baker bos been out of Washington, making speeches on the (Liberty loan, but with his return to the Capital leaders on the military committees hope he will TiaVe 'some thing definite to say as to the ilze of the army for which appropriation should be made. With the German drive still at-.' high pitch of Intensity and the enemy near Ypres, Congress Is In & belliger ent mood and ready to furnish all the man power the allies want. Little Delay Likely. i ir ine secretary aeunitsiy formu lates his plans this week, there will be little delay at the Capitol In act ing on them. Today- the Senate again had the Overman bill before It. Senator Over man will press It to -an early vote, and It will pass, giving the Presi dent In a. broadest kind of authority to reorganize and" overhaul 'executive agencies. The failure of th efforts to exempt the Interstate Commerce Commission or the Federal reserve system from the bill means the bill will go through substantially as It stands. The. Ho use wtlVpass-ii as -the Ad ministration wants' ltsicdraiQg to present Indications. Hooting Bill Held Back. Delayed by the Overman bill, th , ?CO,000,000 housing bill, which In- " eludes 110.000,000 for housing In, Washington, will -probably pass the dCUBlO , HUB, .WCCA4 . e - Senator .Swonson .will. urge it a soon as the Overman bill la passed. The need for GovernmenF" housing here and In various parts of th country Is growing dally. The bill to extend th draft law to Include those who have become of age since lost June 5. and the sedi tion bill are expected to take final shape this week. The House Is wrestling with the Foster bill to en courage Drvtluctron-of tBfnorjntjeras, ores, and metals -needed for war In- dustnp-sr. .; ' y :":": 'i Vollet'te frane RevTvAf! Much Interest centers tn the ap pearance before the Senate Military Committee this week of President Townley, of the Nonpartisan League, to answer attacks made by Judge Me Gee of Minnesota and others. Sena tors hostile to the league are dis posed to.crlU.TowrUsy., . . - Interest.in. the league has led to revival of talk In the Senate of r- n-'ng.uteV!,ght.aj; SWSP roiieiia Because speech. POTATO EATING URGED. Representatives of the District of Columbia Food Administration have been called by Federal Food Administra tor Clarence R. Wilson to meet tomor row afternoon to consider plans to boost potato eating In Washington. A surplus of .30.000,003 bjishejs qf potatoes wai mart dc eaxen witnta tn next two months or spoiL Potatoes are vn excel lent substitute for wheat, and every ratriot is urged to eat more potxoes and less bread. Bell-ans Absolutely Removes Indigestion. Drup-o-ists refund money if it fails. 25c Special Itemember This la no Jewelry store. All wo do Is to examine yes and furnish Classes. Lena Open Ereninsrs I Uarlntc Tils Smla Until 7 P. M. THE njwVs. bk, FOR If $1.7511 t