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American Artillery Raking Towns in Montdidier Sector Captured by Germans ;------ -D,.-- -------- l CHURCH LEFT I FRED S. FERGUSON, United Press Staff Correspondent WITH THE AMERICAN ARMIES WEST OF MONTDIDIER, May 5 American guns are shelling Mont didier, Canttsny, Mesnll-St Georges and other towns and roads in this vi cinity captured by the Germans some time ago. Montdidier, which can be seen from observation posts in the American lines, has been badly knocked about, but the church Is still standing. The Cantigny church also Is intact, al though it is probably used as a Ger man observation post. Shells Start Fire. The American artillery blew up what was probably an ammunition dump near Cantigny, the Are lasting half an hour,. There Is great aerial activity in this" sector. Two Boche planes were shot down and another was captured. The Germans have introduced a new method of using gas. They are throwing over glass bottles, appar ently fired by springs, which burst and liberate nauseous fumes. Three Germans recently were cap tured by a Yankee trick. Nine of them attempted a raid on an Ameri can post. Three of them were caught One of these escaped, but before reaching the German lines he encountered another American pa trol and was wounded and recap tured A patrol, which encountered more than forty Boches In No Man's Land, fought its way safely back to the American lines, inflicting heavy cas ualties on the Germans. 1. S. RESPONDING 1 AWES' APPEAL -a U now shipping- mall ... to France in response to the i .repeal for reserves. May and June contemplated rii1 mare than equal the "trength of the combined AMUSEMENTS feON In -THE UE CRANDALL'S to""- $fftg TALMADGBln i "BT RIOHT OF PUR CHASE TOMORROW-VlOUk. DANA In "BREAKERS AHEAD." m itmlfff in raalne. 7th A F sts. LKAflUALL 3 TODAY AND ALL WEEK "BIRTH ' rr limiST ff AtMtlln. IC24 IT st. ne. BIRD TOMORROW-AUCE BRADY J In THE TtAr minniiiip av: UVHllUttLL. 0M3 Pa. Are. 9. K. TODAY-AWE BRADY In "AT THE MER' T OF MEN TOltORRutt EDITH STOREY In 'THE CLAIM CRANDALL'S da'y-'v fXM DANA In BREAKERS AHEAD" TO-MORRW-SIAF MARSH ta "SUN SKIVE ALXEY " DI A74 nth st. . w. ILtiLti TODAY AND TOMORROW DOUGLAS FMKI3ANK3 In "AMERICA, ARISTOCRACY " FCAntT? 8or Dih st. sr. tv. LElAlrit TODAY AND ALL, WEEK GLADYS BROCKWEL-t, In "HER ONE MISTAKE." EXTRA A Fox Sunshine Comedy, "A Neighbor Kejtaole " fVI VMDIP Open Mt 0l30 V. V. ULIIUril) ROBERT WARWICK 1431 XI St. In THE MAD 1 ER " CTDAWn TODAY AND ALL THIS JlniUlU WEEK-CHARLIE CHAP LIN In "A LKXTS LIKE " rlDflUU TODAY AND ALL, THIS UAaUCil WEEK-CHARLIE HIAP LW la "JiDOO'B LIFE " CRAflDALL J lNtb' t. at Cei. rd. TODAY CLARA KIMBALL Ol SO ,n THE REASON WHY t1U"UUOW -MAE MARSH In THE TAl S IN THE DARK B.F. KEITH'S!5.; DAILY 8 SHH "I HOL'YSiiV, "THE YAJIA. YM CinL" BESSIE McCOY DAVIS "A Period Dance Review" ,er"ie.."SUBMAni!l F-7" Frank rrumll. LlEhtners nnd Alex ander. Sis Other Smile Hits. Hits. Lf IHUElfS 1VIICE DAILY BURLESQUE nxviKiit' i fit. t unr ckoeds i INTAC II RAIN I If! CANTiGNY Mike and Ike They Look Alike f -take A look c "te "X ( You see, YouVe X T-rrM-N wV 1 HM vMHo IS PLAY.M6 HSlES KY I MISTAKEN - He 1 5 I f SW, Mite. I'M SJtd ' j B6KT-LeerS6b UJOoLeBerST- l -THS HIWK L5S- i I lO WER- I N ' V T CA UVCT ! vJheXJ -THS: AMI MAL CLOSES I 0CCL)?YlMG V 1 WlO - THYMIC -Tt V NlGWT-GRAMWA. ) i ITS MoOiH t'LL BerYou&ioo I . . -ry -pOMT Oo S wJOTH 1 titt OF X YOU CAM'T TG-LL VAJrtHTrER. I wKTCtA efc, OF I w V MofcE THtVM ) bEUfeUJH this mam s io -ne me beast VA the amimal-J ' a boLLAfe AjJtk Lm tREHQJs v Belgian and PortURuete forces on the I west front. July and August will itlrow a slight decline In the avrrafre a added ton nage Is turned to the task of get ting across newlv needed supplies in . too. that troops moved late In the summer will scarcely be needed for j military operations unless some dis aster occurs to the allies. To Rebuild Army. In the fall and n inter months the work of building ip this country's fighting forces abroad will be more methodical. Divisions torn apart for the purpose of brigad.ig units with the British and French will bo brought together and organizations left behind will bs sent to complete a cohesive all-American army. ' It is purposed t" have a registra tion June B for all young men who have reached twonty-one since the last registration. This will create a new reservoir of Class 1 men, now i being rapidly depleted by the heavy . drafts of April and May. At the . present rate July 1 will find few In Claas 1 remaining unless the . ar Department ha vmpletcd Ita classi fication of the new thousands. i Hence there may be so-n slight i slowing up of drart cans qunng June and July. Universal Training. Meantime a new and determined movement Is afoot In Congress to 1 1nsist upon universal military train ing. A determined attempt to put uni versal military training In America's great army expansion program, will be mad when the huge J15.000.000.000 army appropriation bill reaches the floor of the House. Advocates of the system will pro pose that young men be given three months training in their nineteenth year, three months in the twentieth, and six months in the twenty-Brat This plan will be submitted as a rider to the appropriation bill. Rep resentative Madden, III- and Repre sentative Kahn, ranking Republican of the Military Affairs Committee, two of the leaders In the movement, will this week question War De partment officials as to the advis ability of using partly disabled of ficers and men In training the youths, should the rider be approved They AMUSEMENTS POLI'S Tonight at 8iSO 1'opulnr Matinee Thur. und Sat. Mhot. l.fr and J. J. Shobrf .ev York Winter Garden Saper-Speetnele SHOW OF WONDERS 14 Scenes IK Stars evtsim)ai sk4.ts Trnni I Donald Ilrlnn In "IIKIl OlCtilMBNT" D.Ueen T-inU.it at J -A " : BCiaSCO jut Weil . -' S lotl FIRST TIME ON ANY 3TAOE DAVID BELASCO PRESENTS FRANCES STARR in "Over the Hills" A FS.ntft Plav bv Huftieson ITor-l Th; play will l (tin precisely at 8 -0 Tho- , com in : later cannot he eate4 until close at l ' first scene i TONIGHT BENEFIT TEIRCE GtII,D 1 JEJ "Rock-a-Bye Baby" STRAND GARDEN SJO TUES. all -ek I FIRST XATIOXAI. TRESE.NTS CIIAHL.IE; A DOG'S LIFE His First Million Dollar Comedy Mats. lSe Efc. 13c and Sc RIOT OF FUN mm VERNON Steamer CHARLES MACALESTER DAILY ,ES?,;iOA.M.& 2:30 P.M. Round Trip, ROe AdrnlAAlon to C-ronndav 23c NEW lOItK COMnnVATOIlY .Special lanlrnefreUmrnts iGENTLEM.R Ircludg Lzdy 75c I Rxtrs l.arilrs. '.r Knlct rjthlsn llsll. 101 Olh .N.W. Today and Thege portraits are a part of a teries appearing in The Timet thovnng well-known iroaAt'lipfonians as they are now and as they appeared in younger days. Today's portraits are of Raymond W. Pullman AS HE IS TODAY. Major Pullman, who is Superintendent of Police, is thirty-four years old. He has lived in Washington all but the first two years of his life. When asked for these portraits, the major said: "When .that early picture was taken I was captain of Company E, Washington High School Cadets, and was in my graduatinig year at Business High School. I was editor of the Balance Sheet, the monthly paper of the high school and later managed and edited the Orange and Blue, the first year book published by any single high school in the District. From that experience I got the 'newspaper bug' and felt its pleasant Sting for eleven years, including three years while handling governmental publicity for Gifford Pinchot in the United States Forest Service. believe using the men unfit fori trench service will answer the War' Department objection that no train-, Ing officers arc available. Opponents of the plan will seek to , obtain from Secretary Raker and other officials another statement that the foslem is not deemed advisable at thin time, to bo used In defeating the measure on the floor. AMUSEMENTS NATIONAL 'EJ.VsSS0 i'op. jut. wr.n. "i j.Kvr ti.oo THREE WISE MEN A PUr t-7 Auitln Stronr vrirmM simjav, cohan nrrvcE ,Ht. N.t. May 6-7-8 15lh& AND THE GDRGE0U5 SPECTACULAR PAGEANT MLMDre WOnDERTOUflMP A CIRCUS AGNATIONS Ii:9 inOOtnPFN AT I lun 7 PM PIRfOBMWtti BEtlNAT2uuBPH I ii'kt m on ir ta . ud ui ORnutt'a Dnin Store. 12th A renn. Ae, Samp prlrr. n rkarced on hniT roitnrl" LOEWS COLUMBIA Continuous lft 30 A. M to II P M Morn At-. 10c. 1 . Mkt.ti ICc ISc Sc M1W I'l IMi PAULINE FREDERICK In "Resurrection" GAYtTY bdJU tie Luxe 20th Century Maids With Jim ll.irti.n. rst Week Urn Welch anil Ills nip; Nil o tv. Get Arililalntrri Solarising; IVrvr. DANCING Ion llnnie lo lnlin I'lrturrs Liberty Dantante Gf.rdem Penn Gardens, Visits" lit err Mght. II3 to HUB. Yesterday AS HE WAS AT 19. E ny unNnv noon, I nltrd rrrss Htatf t'orrrspondent. WITH THE KltKNCII ARMIES IN Tlin FIE1.D, May C The Germans Saturday and Sunday began the sys tematic destruction of Amiens the same aa they annihilated Rhelms. They hurled more than 150 shells and sixty aerial torpedoes Into the cltv, causing heavy property damage, killing some civilians, end endanger ing the cathedral, the palace of Jus tice, and the inupctiin. uhlrh contains the famous I'ucis De Chavnncs mu rals Amiens nu etaruated by a large proportion of the civilian population some time ago. Recent dispatches de clared that Rheims practically had been razed, and stated the famous cathedral there was so badly wreck ed Its collapse Mas ImmlmenL AMERICAN PATROL PIERCES FOE LINE WITH THE AMEItlf'AV ARMY IN LORRAINE. May S An American patml penetrated icrm in lines in the vUloee of Ancerllllrr to ,i depth of M0 ards esterda, overcoming an observa tion post, taking four llochr pribuner. and killing three Ancervllller la about three mllc.i and a half northwest of Hadonvlller. and Is six miles nnd a half from the German border. It Is in the so called Lune vllle sector. The return ticket for our lioys In France will he secured lamely through Imrrlcnn satlnsn In vthent. iiRsr, and fats 11. C. Food Auniln-latrntor. AMIENS TO SHAR FATE OF RHEMS SHELLING BEGUN MANANDWOMAN KILLED AI CAMP; CAMP UPTON. ?: T . May 6. Camp officials today are keeping the lid clamped tight on In information re-, Bardlng- the murder of a man and ' woman here yesterday. The murdered man and woman were walking together in the northeast part of the camp. When the man m MURDERER FLEES Copyright. 1918. by E- A- Burnley. . m Jffy JlOCIO&T I was shot the woman screamed and I was shot tbs woman screamed and started to run, whea a second bullet was nred at br. Both were killed Instantly. The Identity of the couple Is known only to the military authorities. The murderer escaped. PRUSSIAN HOUSE VOTES FOR ELECTORAL REFORM AMSTERDAM. May . The suTfrare bill passed the lower house of. the Prus sian Diet on Saturday, said a delayed dlrpatch from Berlin, received today. The suffrage bill Is an electoral reform measure. There- are naay substitutes far wheat floor, but no anbstltutea far peaces D. C Food Administrator. 6& 102 FLYERS KILLED AT TRAINING CAMPS SMGEAFRL. 1917 Of the 8.000 men training as riyera in American and British training camps in this country since April -24. 181". 102 have been killed, according to a summary Just made public b7 the war Department. A decrease in the death rate Is reported, said to be due to precautions recently taken. The record of deaths in the various "Onyx" Week MAY6thtollth For many years "Onyx" has ministered faithfully to the Hosiery needs, of the nation with ever increasing popularity. With forethought and discrimination in the face of unusual conditions we have assembled and placed in the hands of dealers a most attractive selection of "i M For Spring and Summer Wear Remember, every need of the entire family from Cotton to Silk is provided for. Every pair of best materials and highest quality. Money spent on "Onyx" is well spent. No extravagance, no waste. 35c. to $5.00 Per Pair To get the real "Onyx" quality, look for the Trade Mark, which identifies them. mertf & Beers Company, n, SOLE OWNERS OF -ONYX" AND WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS Broadway at 24th Street New York aviation training camp follow? Carlitrom Field. Arcadia, VU-, 1 Call Field. Wichita, TalU, Ttt, : Chandler Field. Houston. Tax 1 JH lington Field. Houston, Tax. 17j Gertaner Field. Lake Charles. Lv, lit Haxelhurst Field. Mlneola. K. T, 4; KeUy Field. Baa Antonio, Ttx. 14: Lore Field. Dallas, Tex. 4: Park Field. Uilllnston. Tearu 0; Pest Field. Tort 8111. Okla, ; Rockwell Field. San Diego. Cat. 4: Rich Field. Waco, Tax, 1: Scott. Field, Belleville. 111. X; Salt ridge. Mt. Clemens. Mich, 2; Cams Borden. Toronto, Canada, S; Caap Taliaferro. No. 1, Fort Wortjj, Tex, IB; Camp Taliaferro, No. 3. Fft WerUu Tex- 2: CunD Taliaferro. No. S. Fort I Worth. Tex. 1; Wilbur Wright Field. Fairtteld. Ohio, I. Total, 103. Snjrar sunk la tkl bttasji of a tea , ctrp la tie same aa sagar saak ta tae bottom of ta vesaa by a P-beai . tf s waated-D. C. V4 AdaUalatsstav. Hosier) A