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THE WASHINGTON" TIMES; THURSDAY JULY ' I9IS.
2 HAW1EL TAKEN fetxtnvlii BYTOMMIES; pH ,; s J INCH MAKE i .v. fi .' I Im k Al BIG MICE pK PfPf JjKfi 'Man! "Continued from First Face.) front, taking 608 prisoners, the ITrencb. war office an nounced today. "Between the Oise and the Aisne, toward 7:30 p. nt, our troops attacked the German lines west of Autreches (ten miles northwest of Soissons) cfc. a front of two kilometers (one and a quarter miles) and advanced their positions 800 meters (nearly" half a mile). "In the evening a new at tack hetween Antreches and Monlin-eons-Touvent (three miles west and north of Au treches) was launched, just at the time the Germans were about to attack. This result ed "in a gain of ground of a total front of five kilometers (more than three miles), which reached a depth of 1,200 meters (about a mile) at certain points. "We took 1,608 prisoners, including 18 officers. "North of Montdidier, be tween Montdidier and the Oise and along the right bank of the Meuse, prisoners were taken in French raids." GEN. HAIG SENDS TODRIff GREETINGS LONDON, July 4-Fleld Marshal Halg today sent the following letter to General Pershing, containing the Srlnaa armies' greeting In observa tion of America' Independence day: The soldiers of America, France, and Britain stand side hy side for the first time In history, in defense of the treat principle of liberty, which Is the proudest inheritance and most cherished possession of their coun tries." General Pershing replied: -"The deep ties which hind the allies stand as a new declaration and guarantee of sacred principles of lib erty, which shall not perish bat shall Da extended to all people." ENEMY REGIMENT NEARLY WIPED OUT On entire regiment was practical' trfmin fluted by American troops ta the Chateau Thierry region on tb evening of July 1. General Persh ing- reports In a continuation of his communique of yesterday, made pub- ue By tno war Department today. Counter attacks by the Germans were repulsed with heavy losses. Uore than 600 prisoners hare been taken by the Americans, and the American casualties have been, light. BRITISH DESTROY 46 FOE AIRCRAFT LONDON, July C Forty-three Ger xasa airplanes and three observation balloons were accounted for Monday. Monday night, and Tuesday, accord ing to the official aviation com munique. Eight British planes are nlsslng. More than three tons of bombs vera dropped on enemy posi tions. "On July X. oar airplanes' were very etlve. the statement said. Twenty flve German machines and three Ger man balloons were destroyed during the day. and fifteen other hostile air planes were driven down out of con trol. In addition, two large hostile night flylnc machines landed behind our lines. Eight of our machines are missing. Twenty-two tons of bombs were dropped during the day and thirteen tons during the sight. All our night Hying' machines returned safely." FIRECRACKERS BANNED; SPAlMHaSPlMnTED The explosion of firecrackers and ether nolse-maklng de-vices win not be permitted today by the police. Ma jor Pullman this morning reiterated bis orders to the members of the force that all fireworks, except Sparklers.- will be prohibited. "Strictly enforce all regulations in regard to fireworks to Insure a "sane ypurtfi, ordered Major Pullman. UMMERRATES TToems with detached baths XSO up. Rsss wttn private balk. $3. CIh Breakfast and Table dnt Planers. t S$$2? I ICopTTltHt. 1W. Cai-T Trlmm! I E. C. B.'s TOWN GOSSIP AWAY BACK In the past a WHEK I was a boy. I CAK remember. a THAI HT father. ' AKD OKE of our neighbors.. HAD SOKE trouble. e OYEB POLITICS. e AKD THE neighbor. sea WAS SO S0EE. THAT HE told his boys, e IF HE eTer found them. a m PLAxTKG AKY games. a e WITH DAS BEATOJPS boys. HE'D BEAT them. AKD I CAK remember. HOW S0BBY we were. e BOTH THE neighbor boys. a AKD OUBSELYES. e a 5tIT IK those days. , THE WOBD of a father. WAS LAW. e AKD ALL summer lone. THE BOARD fence. THAT MASKED the line. OF THE TWO yards. WAS AS stern a wait a ASLBOKBABS. a AKD THEK came winter. AKD OK the common. a BACH OF their yard. OUB KEIGHBOB's boys. BUILT a snow fort. , AKD OK the common. e a BACH OF onr yard. a "WE BUILT a fort. AKD OK idle hoars. WE HADE snowballs. e AKD FILED them up. PRESIDENT WILL AT ML VERNON (Continued from First Page.) modern democratic government, or. catching the spirit of the allied cause. Is rapidly -evolving such a government. The Presidential party Is to leave the Navy Yard pier at 3 o'clock in the Mayflower, for years the Presi dential yacht, lately devoted to war uses, and borrowed for the day for this function. The diplomats sta tioned here are to be his guests, and also members of the Foreign Rela tions Committees of the Senat and House. The yacht Is to proceed down the Potomac, arriving at Mt. Vernon shortly before 4 o'clock, when the party will disembark, and go to the tomb of Washington, where an en closure has been roped off for those specially Invited. Near'by will be a vast throngs; for the grounds have been thrown open to the public The President will speak, after which there will be a speedy return, in order that the members of the party may arrive In Washington In time to witness the pageant of "De mocracy Triumphant.'' President Wilson's guests on the Yacht Mayflower for the Journey down the Potomac to ML Vernon this afternoon will unmber forty-four and represent the races of the entire world. These are to compose the party and be admitted by card to the enclosed area wherein the Presi dent Is to deliver his address: F. S. Noll, Boston, Albanian. Mr. and Mrs. MIran Sevasly. Boston, Armenians. Joel Werda, Nsw York, JLmwtUb. SPEAK TO NAT ON AKD ALL the time. e e OUB KEIGHBOB'S bora. a "WEBB HAEMG snowballs. a e AKD FLUKO them up. a AKD twukh came a Saturday. a a a AKD TJF from the hollow. a a BACK OF the tannery. a a AH EKEXY came. a a AKD OFEKED fire. SOS OK THE neighbor fort. ' AKD THE neighbor boys. HELD THE gang at bay. a a a WHILE THEEB snowballs lasted. e - AKD THEK one of them yeHei. ass ACROSS THE space. a TO WHKKE our fort was. 99 "IF YOU don't come and help us. 9 9 9 THEY'LL git our fort 9 9 9 "AKD AFTER that! 9 9 9 THEY'LL COME and git yours.- 9 9 9 AKD IK an Instant. , WE WERE friends agata. a AKD OYEB the top. 9 9 9 WITH AK old bit of quflt FILLED WITH hard balls. 9 9 9 AKD WE won the day. a a a AKD AFTER that see WE KEYBB went back. 9 9 9 TO OUB fathers quarrel. AKD THAT'S the spirit OF THIS Fourth of July. a a WE'VE GOKE over the top. 9 9 9 "WITH OUB neighbor boys. 9 9 9 OF THE Tight Little Isle. 9 9 9 AKD LET us pray. 9 9 9 THAT "WETLL never go back. TO OUB fathers' quarrel. a I THANK you. Mr. and Mrs: 7. J. Chicago. Belgians. Streyckmans, Mr. and Mrs. I. TonJoroS, New York. Bulgarians. Toy Lowe. Washington, Chines. Max Henlus. Chicago, Danes. G. J. Dlekema, Holland. Mich, Dutch. H. Donner, New York. Finns. T. Seltzer. New York. French. A. Archambault. Woonsocket, R. L, French -Canadian. Mr. and Mrs. F. Eigel, New York, German. D. J. Theophllalos, New York. Greeks. Charles Pergler, Washington, Czacho Slavs. A. Konta, New York Hungarian. Dr. A. Seella, New York. Italian. Reitaro Ichlnomlya, New York, Japanese. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Mlliauekas, Pitts burgh, Lithuanians. Justo Agevedo, New York. Justo Acevedo. New York, Mexican. Magnus Swenson. Madison, Wis., Norwegian. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Smulskl. Chi cago, Poles. Alexander Petrunkevltch, New Haven, Conn Russian. Allc Lupear, Indianapolis, Ind, Roumanian. Joseph A, Caras, New York, Span ish. Dr. Anthony Blankinl, Chicago, South Slavs. Henry Escher, New York, Swiss. Chief Justice Harry Olson, Swede. Andrew Nicola, Syrians. Nicholas Swenltxky, Chicago. Ukrainalns. Dr. Julian Arroya, New York, Vene zuellans. Dr. Gerardo Echeverrla, Costa Rica, Costa Rica. Dr. Jose D. Moral, Ecuador, Ecua dor. Teodoro R. Yangco, Philippines, Filipinos, George Creel. Will Irwin. Miss Jose phine Roche, and Edwin BJorkman. Potatoes are a native Asstrteaa crop, dent let the Genaaaa beat mt osr awn game. They are eaxtas; potatoes aad eaaaerrtaj wbeat. Thclmy limes For Next Sunday FRENCH BAND PLAYS; MISS WILSON SINGS French veterans who comprise the official "Band MlliUIre." now vlslt tngNWashlngton, today are reawaken Will Be One of Orr's Best Efforts ing war memories at Soldiers Home. Miss Margaret Wilson, daughter of the President, will lead the singing of "America" and "Les Marseillaise" during the concert, which Is a part of the Park View community cele bration of Independence Day. Besides leading In the singing of the National anthems of the United Statis and France In the concert which starts at 1:30 and Is over at 3 o'clock. Miss Wilson will sing sev eral other patriotic selections in Eng lish 'and French. At noon there was an old-fashioned basket picnic following sport events. The Declaration of Independence is to be read by Major J. H. Barnard. and the American Creed, by Taylor Page, recited by the audience. The Park View Honor Roll will be read by G. H- Russell, president of the Park View Citizens Association, and Boy Scouts will carry the com munity service flag of 140 stars to the stage of the auditorium, over which It will be hung. iGOF CUT 50 PER CENT BV FUEL ORDER Effective for one year and dating from July 1, last brewing of beer and "near beer" will be cut 80 Vt cent by order of Fuel Administrator Garfield and Chairman Baruch. of the War Industries Board. The reduction is the result of fuel restrictions. The order includes all kinds of fuel, and will be based on the average con sumption between January 1. 1915. and December 31. 1817. It applies to brewers of beer. ale. porter, and other cereal beverages, and to the manu facture of non-alcoholic cereal bever ages. In some quarters this move is isxea ta mun that still further" restrictions 4. are to come before the end of the year. CHURCHILL SAYS PEACE MUST BRING VICTORY TJWTWV Tnlv 4,Ji. new" "declsra- tlon of Independence for the entire world" was pronounced today by Minister of Munitions 'Winston Churchill when he saia: . "There can be no peace wiinout victory: no pact without a genuine repentance or wrongs, mm a nnn reliance In Provldencee, we pledge our lives, fortunes, and honor to the caure. Be BEER i (f fk 11 1 BsL 1 - a .siaaH . -sSaafcP .,- saw, f J aLj H