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I THE WASHINGTON TIMES.' SATURDAY.' TOE? 13,' 191&- UNCLE SAM IS I Teaching Friend Wife To Play - - - - ByBriggs BUYMG AND gfifW fWS DISTRIBUTING fcs F 5 III pl his own coal KAmmWBmi By BILL riUCE. TJncle Sam is today buying and dis tributing all the coal he Is using in hla own business In this city, and also supplies every branch of the District government. Without much ado and with few In troductory remarks TJnclo Sam Is to day operating eighteen motor trucks la carrying coal needed by Govern ment Institutions, and he has engaged a total of thirty heavy wagons for the work he will have to do In the coming winter. Ho has bought them all through the quartermaster general of the War Department. Since July 1 All this Is the beginning of activ ities under provisions of the sundry civil bill, signed- July 1. directing 4he Federal and District governments to obtain and distribute their coal direct ly Instead of by the-f ormer system of buying through contracts with local dealers. As a coal dealer the Government in Washington has been in business for itself since July 1. and Van H. Man ning, the director of the Bureau of Mines, under whose direction the law will be administered. Is satisfied with the progress that has been made. The big work ahead of him is es tablishing huge coal yards, with mod ern equipment, for supplying me needs of the coming winter. These coal yards, of which there will prob ably be three, must be capableof handling 400,000 tons of coal for the Federal Government and from t0.000 to 75,000 for the District government. The sundry civil bill provided an - aODronriation of S1.154.0S8 for the purchase, transportation and, handling of fuel for the Government; also for the payment of salaries of employes and other expenses 4200 Added. The bill added $43200, to be lm mediately available, for the establish ment. of fuel and distributing yards. purchase of lands by condemnation or otherwise; construction or purcnase of wharves, railroad sidings, trestles, trucks, etc The District government, from Its revenues, is chargeable with one-flfth of the total of the two Items, or JI17.277.60. For this expenditure it will get all the coal it uses In any municipal Institution, including pub lic schools, workhouses, home for the aged ana inarm ana courts. me other four-fifths Is payable from the Federal Treasury. Cotfgress was about to saddle one-half of the total xappropriatlon on the District when f the unfairness of the proposition was laid before that body by Henry B. F. Macfarland and CoL John G. Capers, of the Chamber joi Commerce. As It stands, the District will not be a heavy loser, although It has not tn the past bumed $300,000 worth of coal each year. G. 8. Pope in Charge. v .Director Manning has put ileorge 8. Pope, of his office. In charge of the Government fuel yards. The law makes the Secretary of the Interior responsible for the carrying out of Its provisions, but assigns the Bureau of Mines to the work. The District's In terests will be looked after by M. N. Bergen, chief fuel Inspector of the District. Mr. Manning has been in consulta tion with engineers as to the con struction of fuel wards. The sites for the three yards have not been elect ed, but one of them may be alomr Vir ginia avenue southeast, near the Capitol power plant. At present the bureau is making use of the Dsitrict stone and brick dump at Second and N streets northeast, and of the dump used by the Interior Department last winter, located near the Union Sta tion terminal. These yards will an swer for summer needs. The District dump Is a large one and is fairly well equipped. The construction of the equipment of the new yards will not be com pleted for three months or until the middle of l October, by which time they will nave to begin taking care of the winter supplies fpr the Gov ernment. Economy Is Aim. " fr. Manning said today that his efflce will attempt to operate the fuel yard as economically as possible, as the scheme will demonstrate whether the Government will save money by changing from the contract plan to handling Its own business. There will be required at each of the yards a chief engineer, foreman, general superintendent and many laborers, and inspectors will be used to pass npon the quality of coal and other matters. All coal will be obtained through v, fncl administration. The Bureau I Vtna, ttrfll arrfT1 fflA flfLKll Of coal and the quantity wanted by each Government institution, and the fuel f, administration will be notified to bave It brought here. The only busi ness of the luei administration wui be to get the coal. The law distinctly provides that the coal yards or dumps of "local dealers ball not be taken over or Interfered with, and it does not make any pro vision for supplying the Washington public in case of a great scarcity of coal. Citizens must not rely on the Government for their needs, although In case of a serious pinch they might get help. The Government's entrance into the coal business in Washington will take away probably SO per cent of the business of Washington coal dealers -? Your FYS - oM-lnel f whV henry SMnHfwHAT in -je rMAKcA Nv-. r V DM.lr- ftM Tuer MeAxbms name So wmea ,hc ? --r owe' I I BALL1.!! ON IKE y-uinc at Me uk SJL7 ICL pSi oc- S1 , ' RMl -I SAID- J I " - l-Oe! Tbf U"-. 4-IM I VCALuJ5-- y WTMe yUAV To T 5 Ur I . ( -. -3t-" LJ!w, if jfjs?,? M'yJO Vy f.nSlsXv" I i 1 L at least of the large dealers who have in the past competed for contracts for supplying Federal and District gov ernments. The experiment will be watched closely by local coal dealers who do not believe the Government is going to be able to obtain Its coal supplies as cheaply as officials believe and who hint that salaries and other ex penditures will eat up the profit the. dealers have made In, the past from Government business. These profits, they claim, were exceedingly small, owing to competitive bids. The main advantage the dealer had In obtain ing these contrasts was that he got his coal supplies for his private trade at less money by buying in large quantities and Increased his profits over those of small dealers thereby. From the standpoint of the Wash ington public the Government's new plan will release much equipment of local coal yards, heretofore In use for Government contracts, to taking care of local needs. Wages to be paid in Government fuel yards will have a bearing on the local coal situation. These are yet to be determined. If the wages are above those paid, in private yards It may make the employment of labor by local dealers difficult. The hours of labor will be shorter In the Gov ernment yards, and the tendency will be for employes In private yards to seek places In the Government yards, local dealers said today. This question, however, will be carefully considered by Director Manning and those under him. AIM FOUND WITH STILL Will BE INTERNED ATLANTA,ja, July 13. Arrested on a chrage of illicit distilling, it de veloped that A. F. Plckert, a German, born near Berlin, had never been naturalized and had not registered as an alien enemy. Plckert will be in' terned for the duration of the war. Plckert was a well-to-do master plumber. Vital Records Births. The following births have been re ported In the last twenty-four hours; James A. and Hauls L. Wood. boy. Monroe and Doroiny A. Warren, boy. Stanley I, and uxle R. Simpson, 3rl. T.t,lB IT anrl flnrw A. Steele. rlrL Herbert F. and Ellen V. Schumann, boy twins. James P. and Bom L. Snyder, slrt and boy twins. Harry E. and Carolina XUeseberr. bay. Georre A. and Ida Nahitmll. boy. Maurtzla and Asstmta Lucchert. bay. Harry K. and Mary 1 Mundell. bay. Edwin. T. and Mlnnls B. Jeffers, boy; Joaeph II. and Elolae E. Jeffers. boy. XXTm I... IT mrA OarTitk TTarVV. tlOV- WUIlam E. and Kathcrtna Hletcarion. (nt. Charles F. ana Anna nauer, ooy. Edwin F and Ethel U. Frey. slrL . nmhMnit R. and Edna K Fentresa, ftrL Thomas E. and Graca A. Copaland. slrt twtsa Luther I. and Lonua tneveuno, ooy. John T. and Annie P. Coaxley. rlrL Walter T and Blanche M. Carroll, boy. WUllam B. and Either Brown. rlrL . Charles B. and Arnes E. Barbour, rht twins. Ralph It. and Margaret 8. Bonton. boy. Lnthtr and Ellen M. Bicker, boy. John J. and Anna H. Fox. boy. Ellwood and Loulaa O-WrUht, bey. rmMt mnrf Marvarat Toomu. bor. James B. and Florence B. Smith. rtrL Iuchard ana name atustwi, gin. Norman and Lena L Hedrmon. rlrL nr,.hnrtin B. and Uarr A. HUL drL Alexander and Mary Elua, rlrL .Deaths. The following deaths have been re ported In the last twenty-four hours: v. tw ri YtrticMi a vm an ? mr. Kannla Warder S yrm.. The Toronto. Marraret Donovan. 71 yra.. Ids eth at. ne. Floyd W. Cole, a yrs lit C at. nw. James W Applch. "I yra., 711 10th at. n. Charles W. Sebastian, 7 yra., St. Elizabeth's Lester M. Kldwell. 33 yra.. Casualty Hoa. Mildred Wells. 73 yra, MS rear O at. aw. Abraham Oterman. e yra., Emerrency Hos. -.. V TAwlln ww dlhl-w Una Bridget Lynch, O yra., Ul Fla. ava. ne. Oorp Lelahaar. U yrm.. Sibley Hoa. aiary - vwve. v .,,., . ,1111111 in, m Thomas A. Wulett. 4 maa- KM Potomac ava. Infant of Mr. and Mrs. Moron Chasaeey, Is hrs.. Casualty Hoe.. Eastern Slap. Infant of Adrian and Jessie Horner, ( mm,. SIbler Hoa Waahlnrton Curry, (3 yra., K8 Browns et, Thornton Braxton. 33 yra.. Wash. Aay. Hos. Louisa Dade, CO yra., SSli P at. nw. Joanna Dorsey, S yra.. 2137 L it, nw. casar wauer. ss yra., itzz t at. nw. Martha Mason. 13 yra.. Freedmen's Hoa Bettla Mrnrhnm. X sua, 44 I. J. ava. nw. nw. Elian s. TTmfr.4.niiri.. Tfl CTti st. 3L SC D.C. BOY HELPED STOP GERMANS AT E The first days Americans spent In the trenches before the big German push were like a matinee at Keith's compared to the-open fighting around Chateau Thierry and Bel.tau Wood, occofdlnr to Nelson Shepard, who was a reporter In the press gallery at the Capitol before he enlisted as a marine shortly atter the outbreak of the war. Shepard has been throush some tough fighting since he went "over there" and today he writes of his ex periences while helping to stem the German tide at the Marne. He says: "We were (before the drive) forty five days In the American sector of the trenches we thought It was fierce at the time, but it's like a matinee at Keith's compared to this open warfare on the other front. Without a day's rest we hiked over 100 miles, and maneuvered for eight days at the second division mobiliza tion point. Then all of a sudden they routed us out without a minute's notice, rushed the entire division In motor trucks clean across France didn't of the front; in half an hour were headed. Outside Paris the roads were choked with refugees and French troops then we sure did know where we were going. Late that night we struck a deserted farm near one part of the front, in half an hour we were back in our trucks again, making for another part of the front as fast as gasolene could take us. Bode all night and part the next day every thing was chaos, refugees, wounded soldiers, everything that makes war such a nice, quiet little game. "All of a sudden they dumped us out In a big field, machine guns and all, with the Germans headed our way like sixty. We were ordered to hold our positions at all costs and I don't reckon my hide had much of a value on it at that time. Besides, it's one thing to laugh at high explosives ajd shrapnel when you're in a per fectly safe dugout thirty feet under ground, and quite another thing to try to dodge them In an open wheat field. . TTfti fnnr riava our one marine brigade stopped that German ad vance like a stone wall aloa our sector glory to the Infantry. It be longs mostly to them. Then we be gan to assume the offensive our selves, and In our first attack cap tured the German headquarters town. After that we kept driving them back every day. holding all our gains. One battalion of our Infantry and eight machine gun crews (yours truly in cluded) took 1.028 prisoners in one day's attack. The Germans brought down their famous Fifth division. Prussian guards, and what didn't hap pen to the noble Prussian guard Isn't, worth telling. "We had tweaty-one days of it be fore we were relieved It's a wonder any of us were left to write home at all you can imagine the hell of it, when you consider how the artillery tore down the trees. The Germans would hoist light machine guns In the treetops and blaze down at ua There was rough and tumble hand-to-hand fighting that's where the In fantry had to bear the brunt of It all, and they even got near enough to drop over those damn souvenir hand grenades. "But all that Is simply a side show to the real show artillery barrage. I am not exaggerating one bit when 1 say there was not a single hour of those twenty-one days when the ar tillery, on one side or another, was not in action. If you are lucky, you dig yourself a shallow grave to pro tect your body from the shrapnel. Either way, you have to lie face down on the ground. Just trusting to luck. The barrage may last half an hour, or many hours. All the German batteries would turn loose at once, hundreds of shells all over the woods. But after all, it's sur prising bow few men the artillery actually does kill but It nearly drives you crazy, however, which is GHATEAU TH! Y avnaib cUU." . OohiiUM. us, by Tt WALL ST. MARKET CLOSING IS WEAK ON STOCK EXCHANGE. Prices Generally Above Friday's Close When Session Opens Trad Ino, rjowever. Becomes Irregular, American Sumatra oeuinu, uown. NEW TORK, July lX-t-Prlce gen erally were above yesterday's close when the stock market opened today. United States- Steel was up hi. at 104. Marine preferred was up 4 at 09 H, and Reading opened at 89H. up H Trading became rather Irregular after the opening. American Sumatra sold down to the recent tow oe ityi, while other specialties sold up. The market closed weak. Teaterday dees. Hlrh. Law. Class. Alaska G M.. 2Ja 27a 2Jr5 12, Alas.-Jn'neau. lH IX Am Beet Sue 68X 68 63 WH Am. Can 47 Wa" 47J4 17 Am H & L.. V4 17 17 76 AH&Lpt. 76S 768 768 30 Amer Ice.... 31 31 31 Am Ice Co pf, 50 493 50 40 Am Linseed. 40? 40Ja 40M Am Lin pf... 808 EOU 60K 6 Amer Malt. 6 5H SH 1263 Am Sam Tob. OS'A 123M 123J 63'A A Steel Fdy. 68J 681 SS'A Am Sugar pt. HO 11(5 110 26 Am W P pf. 26J 26 26J S3i Am Woolen.. 598 59U 59 953 Am Tel & T. 958 958 958 183 Am Zinc... 19 19 19 Am Zinc pt. E2 518 52 67J Anaconda ... 678 678 678 65 Atchison.... 85U 858 858 Atchison pt. BZ'A 828 828 88! Bald Loco... 888 873 88 543 Bait & Ohio. 55 55 55 Barrett Co... 928 928 928 BatopilasMn. ltf VJ, Vi 81 Beth StI B... 81 08 608 818 Beth Steel... 81 81 81 273 Butte & Sop. 288 288 288 Cal Pet pt.. 608 608 608 147 CanPacinc..l47i 147M 147 678 Cen Leather. 678 678 678 Chandler M.. 81 81 81 758 C M & S P p! 76 758 758 Chi Gt West. 8 73 8 238 CR I & P R. 233 238 233 168 Chile Copper 168 168 168 62 CRI&P 6 wL. 628 628 628 75 CRI&P7wi.. 748 74 74 398 Chin C Cop.. 378 378 378 CICCC&StI 32 32 32 458 Col F & I... 458 458 458 Consol Gas.. 838 83 83 428 Corn Prod... 438 428 423 658 Crucible SU. 653 658 658 313 Cuba C Sub. 32 313 32 56 Distil Secor. 568 56 56 158 Erie I5tf 158 158 153 Gen. Motors. 1548 153 1548 82 Gen Mot pf. 82 82 82 Goodrich B P 45 45 45 313 Gt Nor Ore.. 32 S2 32 908 Gt North pf. 908 908 908 53 Ins Copper.. 638 538 538 59 Int Agrl pt. 608 608 608 308 Int Nickel... 308 JO 30 S68 Int Paper.... 368 56 68 Kan C Co pt. 52 52 52B 998 Marine pfd.. 993 998 998 Max 1st pt.. 55 55 55 93 Mexican Pet. 983 988 988 1528 MIdvalo SU.. 628 528 528 Miami Cop... 29 29 29 233 Mo Pacific... 238 238 238 NatE&S... 518 518 518 18M NatC&C... 188 18'a 188 718 N Y Cent... 713 713 713 378 N Y NH&H. 38 38 38 Nor & West, 1038 1038 1038 Pacific MaIL, 28JS 28JS 288. Trlbtms Association. (Kaw Tor Trttran). Teaterday Close. 44 Perm RE... , "PCC48L. 358 Pitts & WVa Piero-Arrow 248 1Uy Con Cop 593 By SU Sprga 898 Reading .. 90,8 R. I. & Steel. SAL pf... 31 Sinclair OU. 233 Southern By. 838 South Pacific 45 Studebaker.. SL&SF... 438 Sup Steel.... 198 Tenn C & C. 147 Texas Co... 638 Tobac Prod. 122 Union Pae.. Un Pa pf.... 39 Un Al Steel. 93 U Cig Stores 1238 U S Ind Al. 608 II S Rubber. U S Rub ljpf Hlrh. Vow. Close. 44 44 44 508 08 508 36 353 53 398 398 98 248 248 248 93 593 593 898 698 898 918 91 918 198 198 198 32 318 2 238 238 238 838 838 838 45 443 443 128 12 128 448 448 448 198 198 198 148 1478 1478 638 638 638 1213 1213 1213 708 708 708 393 393 393 998 978 978 124 1238 124 603 608 608 1058 1068 1068 42 U S S & R..I 42 42 42 1048 U S Steel.. Ill GS Steel pf . 493 Va-CarChem 718 ValC&C 418 Wabash pf A 258 Wabash B... 618 Wilson Inc.. WUson pf... 198 Willys-Over. s Wor Pmp M. 1048 1028 1048 1103 1108 1103 508 5a 508 718 718 718 413 418 418 25 25 25 603 603 603 938 938 938 198 198 198 558 558 558 MAJOR FRALLE REPORJS SAFE ARRIVAL IN FRANCE Major Rene E. Frail e, former chief clerk In the Militia Bureau of the War Department, has arrived safe In France, according to a cable received here yesterday by his wife, Mrs. R. E. Fralle. Major Frails left Camp Lee. at Pe tersburg, Va.. for overseas- duty some time ago. Ills wife is living with her daughter, Mary, four years old. at 172S North Capitol street. Major Fralle received his commis sion in May. 1917, and has been In active service since June. 1017. Only a month after he had been commis sioned he was ordered to Fort Sam Houston, Tex. Later he was trans ferred to Camp Sheridan. Montgom ery, Ala., where he war acting adju tant in the camp. His wife has Just returned from Petersburg, where she was staying while her husband was stationed at Camp Lee. CUBA TO CELEBRATE FRENCH HOLIDAY HAVANA, July 13. Cuba will ob serve the anniversary of French In dependence tomorrow with a nation wide celebration. In this city, there will be a mass meeting, attended by all allied statesmen. Addresses commemorative of France's struggle against autocracy and in support of the allied alms In the great war will be made In Span lab, French and English. At night the French Bluo Devils will be the city's guests at a special entertain ment. . FINANCIAL The Safest Investments Are tboaa that do not fluctuate aurlnr dls. luroea ww'"-": -- - w w. Bum snax keu. Flret deed of trust notes (nrat mart ages), well secured on real estate In the Investments, and they do not depend upon tba financial respomiuiuix 01 maiviauaia or cor roratlons for tbelr stability. We can auppiy such Investments In amounts from K00 up ward. Eena ior dookisi. -boncerninc Loans and Investmenta." SWARTZELL, RHEEM & HENSEY CO. IS ACCIDENT I0LL OF SLIPPERY STREETS Eleven persons today are suffering from Injuries received In a series of automobile and street car collisions last night. Sllpery streets, due to the heavy downpour of rain. Is blamed for many of the collisions. It was a busy night for the accident physicians on duty at the .Emergency and Casualty hospitals, who were kept on the Jump until (after mldnlgh responding to emergency calls. Failure of brakes to properly oper ate Is blamed for a rear-end collision between two cars of the Capital Trac tion Company In which four persons were hurt last night. The accident occurred at Pennsylvania avenue and Sixth street northwest. B. F. Fall, 303 McHenry street. Alaxendria, Va and Stephen Frank. 200 Sixth street southeast, were rushed to the Em ergency Hospital. A woman passenger on one of the cars alsp was Injured, but she re fused hospital treatment, and had her hurts dressed at a near by drug store. Frederick E. Duvall, 1383 Irving street northwest, was walking across the tracks In front of the forward car when It was crashed Into. The car skidded several feet and struck him, knocking him down. He was injured, but also refused hospital treatment. Two Hart In Collision. Two persons were Injured when a taxleab operated by J. E. McGee. 1338 Fifteenth street northeast, collided with an automobile owned and op erated by Harry Wolfe, 2203 Cham plain street northwest, at Thirteenth street and Massachusetts avenue northwest: Mrs. IX B. Stone, 2226 Connecticut avenue northwest, a pas senger in the taxleab. was Injured about the face. She refused hospital treatment and her injuries were aressea by Dr. D. OHn Leech. Will lam A. Rollins 1003 M street south' east, an occupant of the automobile, was slightly hurt and refused medical attention. Otto KnelL 913 K street southeast. suffered three broken ribs and in juries to his bead when a motor cycle on which he was riding collided, with an automobile, operated by Hugh Robey, 1009 Fifth street north east, in Ninth street, near O south' east. Robert Ostrander, 315 Eleventh street southeast, who also was rid lng on the motorcycle was Injured about the body and head. Car Strikes Truck. Edward K. Quarles, colored, 2633 Virginia avenue northwest, '-was cut and bruised when an automobile truck he was driving was struck by a car of the Washington Railway and Elec tric Company on the Bennlng road. While riding a bicycle on Sixteenth street, near M street northwest, last night. John Berozosky. 453 C street northwest, collided with an automo bile operated by w. c. Miner, lsis Kalorama road northwest. His right leg was bruised. Joseph Cort. 713 F street south west, was knocked down at Twelfth and D streets northwest by an auto truck of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company, operated by Jos eph H. FoIIen, 20 I street northeast. He was hurt about the head and body and removed to the Emergency Hos pital. C R. Dooley. 2111 Eighteenth street northwest, narrowly escaped Injury last night when his automo bile was crashed Into by a taTlrah, operated by John P. Gordon, 622 Ho bart place northwest, at Sixteenth and L streets northwest. Both auto mobiles were badly damaged. Autos Collide. The automobiles of Thornton J. Parker, 723 Nineteenth street north west, and Mrs. H. B. Parka. 1801 Irving street northwest, were slight ly damaged last night when they were In collision at Fifteenth and H streets northwest. A horse and wagon driven by Fred erick Butler, 604 Nichols avenue. FINANCIAL Same rate of interest paid on large and small accounts. ELEVEN INJURED BSaV'BsftwlBaisE.sssLlssTBSB1 arussl Highly Convenient GOVERNMENT WORKERS find this a con venient and satisfactory bank for Fay-Day deposits. We are just across the street from the Treasury, and within a few,minutes' walk of many other Federal buildings. Cars from all sections stop at the bank's entrance. Practically any sum will entitle you to the service and security enjoyed by our growing family of over 37,000 depositors. OFFICERS: WILLIAM D. HOOVER, President. WOODBURY BLATR, First V. Pres. CHAS. C LAMBORN Treasurer FRANK W. STONE, Second V. Pres. E. PERCTVAL WILSON. AssL Treas. FRANK STETSON Trust Officer CHAS. B. NYMAN Secretary DIRECTORS: Woodbury Blair James A. Buchanan William A. Hi Church Walter C. Clephane George Howard William D. Hoover Reginald a Thomas R. William V. cox William E. Edmonston Victor Kauffmann Henry K. Wlllard NATIONAL SAVINGS & TRUST CO. Capital and Surplus, $2,000,000 Cor. 15th and New York Ave. 52nd Year Anacostla, was f truck last night by an automobile Vtruclc operated by Frederick Lipscomb, 114 L street northwest, while on the Anacostla bridge. While driving his automobile north on Sherman avenue near Barry street northwest last night. C. M. Moore. 613 Upshur street northwest, collided with an auto-truck operated by Mack a Miles, 1327 Ninth street northwest. Mr. Moore's automobile was rttmigftiT. E LONDON. July 13-The following story of brutality on the part of a German submarine commander was told by Buff Paymaster Colllngwood Hughes, of the Intelligence division of the admiralty, in a lecture yes terday: A British patrol boat, when out In the Atlantic,' discovered an enemy submarine, which had become a derelict. After rescuing the craw the commander of the patrol boat Inquired of the U-boat commander If all were safely aboard, as it was Intended to blow up the submarine. Sires."' came the reply. They are all here. Call the rolL" The roll was duly called and every German answered. Bhe British commander was about to push off before dropping 4i depth charge when a noise of tapping was heard. "Are you quite sure there Is no one aboard your boatT repeated the British commander. Tes" declared the U-boat captain But the tapping continued and, be coming, suspicious, the British com mander ordered a search ot the U-boat, when .there were found tied up as prisonels four British seamen. The Germans were going to allow them t be hurled Into eternity, af ter their own lives had been saved. E E WILL GO ABROAD Thirteen members of the House Naval Committee will soon sail for Europe. -v They will be gone six weeks, re turning early In September' to take up their official duties. The committee will visit and In spect American naval forces abroad with the Idea ot helping the Navy Department formulate a constructive naval program for the next naval ap propriation bill. French and English naval methods will be studied In this connection. Those who will take the trip are Chairman Padgett and Congressmen RIordan of New York.- Hensley of Missouri, Connelly of Kansas, Oliver of Alabama, Llttlepage of West Vir ginia, Wilson of Texas, Butler of Pennsylvania, Browning of New Jer sey, Farr of Pennsylvania, Mudd ot Maryland. Peters of Maine, and Hicks of New York. RAILROAD MUST REPAY SWIFT & COMPANY The Interstate Commerce Commis sion today ordered the Ateheson. Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Com pany to make reparation to Swift Co, of Chicago, for excessive charges on shipments of dressed poultry, but ter and eggs between Sedalla, Mis souri and points east of Illinois and Indiana State lines. FINANCIAL We issue Trav elers' Checks and Letters of Credit. Samuel Maddox Samuel McGowan Tvlm-M -c s..ti .. Huldekoper FVank WStone Jones William H. Walker 52nd Year -BOATCREWTRIES ro caus DROWNING OF WAR PRISONERS IRTEN OFHOUS NAVAL OHITTE SIXTEEN MARINES I FR0M1SSEC1N GET COMMISSIONS Sixteen enlisted marines from th District of Columbia. Maryland and Virginia are Included In the llstf ot sOO successful candidates for com missions at the first Marine Corp Officers Training Camp at Quantlea. Each will be appointed a second lieutenant In the marine torps. to rank from July 15, and they will be assigned to duty at Marina Barracks, Quantlco, where overseas detachxdenU are organized and trained. The second officers' training canty at Quantlco wil oien about August X. All appointments will go to enlisted men or the marine corpa front train ing camps, home and foreign posts, and ships guards. Local marinas to be commissioned: Corporal Oliver D. Brown, enlists November. 1917. for second enlist ment at Indian Head, Md.; Andrew X, Brown, father, 1833 U street north west, Washington, D. C. Corporal Stewart P. Coming, -enlisted May. 1917.' at Washington. IX C: A. E. Corning, father, 123rV street northwest, Washington. D, C Private James C. Faw, October, 1017. at Cumberland. Md.; Wiley 3C Faw. brother. 13 Altomont Terrace Cumberland. Md. Corporal William CHalL October. 1917. at Washington. D; Cr Mrs. Marie W. Hall, mother, 1S5 Prince George street. Annapolis. Md. Gunnery Sergeant Clarence) X Hartley, third enlistment. Jtauary. 1918, at San Francisco: Eugene Hart ley, brother, 443 Park road, Washing ton. D. C Private Barton X. Jensen, second ew llstment. May, 1917. at Richmond. Va; Clara Jenson. wife, Norgs. Va. sergeant John C MrTieart, Aurusc 1915, at Baltimore; Arthur A. Amoaa, in ena. Hopewell, city Point, Vs. Sergeant John T. Seldon. Januarr. 1915, at New York; Charles Seidell father, Richmond. Vs. Private Allen R. -Sherman, enlisted March, 1917, at Washington. D. Cr Elizabeth Ann Sherman, wife. 180ft North Capitol street. Washington. D. C. Private William J. Wallace, enlist ed May. 1917. at Baltimore. Md.: W.D. Wallace, father. Church Hill. Md. Corporal James D. Waller, enlisted June. 1917, at Norfolk. Va; Wllllaa N. Waller, father, Larrhmnnt- Nor folk, Va. Private Ernest T Wright. Jtxsa. 1917. at Richmond, Va,; William S. Wright, father, Tappahannock. Va. Private Anthony G. Armstrong, January. 1918; at Washington. D. C; Jessie V. Moran. sister. 1629 Bobart street northwest. Washington, D. C Sergeant Newell S. Gordy. April. 1917, at Baltimore. Md.; Captain Joel R. Gordy, father. Glrdletree. Md. ' Private William F. Brown. May.. 1917. at Baltimore. Md.; Mrs. William C Brown, mother, Chestertown, Md. Sergeant Frank B. Bready. Jr en listed September, 1913. at Baltimore Md.; MraAdelle Seim Bready. mother. Westwood, Apartments, Westwood end-'Nlnth streets. Baltimore. Md- 3 ON SAVINGS ACCOUNTS Union Sayings Bilk -OLDEST SAVTJCGS BASK. Iff WASHIJfGTOjr " Wade It- Coeper, President TIP ITonrtrynla gtrret. EDUCATIONAL ACCOUNTANCY OFEiratG lKCTTJItE JTXT CULM Monday. Jely 13, 730 P. K. PACE INSTITUTE 1004 F ST. VUQKE MAW lSlSC STRAYER'S BUSINESS COLLEGE OLD MASOXIO TEMPLn 9th & F Sts. N. W. An Accredited Scfcool Offer! ne- Standard Courses ra Shorthand (Pitman or Gregg). Touch Typewriting. English, Bookkeeping, and Civil Service. Day ana x.vemng oessiras. Call, write, or shone Main SitaW for catalogue. - .. i". J. nAiman, rtuafAi4 WOOD'S SCHOOL 311 East Caa St. All Commercial BmaeheaSSdyea WASHINGTON BUSINESS anJ CIVIL SERVICE SCHOOL 1317 New York Ave. IT. W. 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