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THE WASHINGTON TIMES? FRIDAY? JOEY" 19: 1918. '
Americans Continue Advance, Pushing Foe Back Everywhere On Wide Front
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AND THEN THE WALL FELL ON THEM 1 1 K. C. B.'s TOWN GOSSIP
IN RHEIMS DRIVE
WHEN OUR lives go by.
AND WE see the dreams.
THAT DIDNT come true.
SHED JUST lie there.
WITH OPEN eyes.
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AND YOU'D go past
AND SHE'D see you first
AS A little pink thing.
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threaten a terrific 'squeeze on the foe
lines in this salient A few miles more
advance from either direction by the
allies will force Hindenburg to fight
through unfavorable territory.
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LONDON, July 19 (3:23 p. m.). That the Franco
American offensive may force the Germans to retire on
he entire Rheims front, where the enemy has used twenty
three re-enforcement divisions (276,000 men), or half
their total of reserves, was the belief expressed in military
It was also stated that Prince Rupprecht probably will
start an immediate offensive on the British front, in an
effort to retrieve the Rheims disaster.
ON MME FROM BOTH SIDES
WITH THE FRENCH ARMIES, July 19. The allies
' are assailing the German Marne salient from, both sides.
.French and Italians are attacking on fifteen-mile front east
"of Chateau-Thierry, from the Marne northeastward toward
tiheims. The French and Italians have taken two towns
xmd two woods and increased their prisoners by 400.
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m M RESERVES
THROWN INTO FIERCE BATTLE
P-.RIS, July 19 (12 noon). New German reserves
have been thrown into battle to oppose the French and
American advance between the Aisne and the Marne, the
French war office announced today. The battle is pro
ceeding fiercely. The number of enemy prisoners has
French and Italian troops are attacking between
Rheims and the Marne and have made some progress.
"Between the Aisne and the Marne, the French, des
pite the resistance of new German reserves, realized a con
siderable advance during the evening," the communique
"West of Rheims the French attacked.
"South of the Marne, the French recaptured Mont-
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for that pimply, blotchy complexion I"
But the regularnst of Jletinol Soap, aided
at first by a little Resinol Ointment, would
probably make it clear, fresh and charm
ing. Ha poor tYlnisyevr handicap, begin
using the Resinol treatment and see bow
quickly it improves. - . ".
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voisin and ejected the- Germans from the eastern borders
"North of the river the French progressed in Roi
Wood and Courton Wood, and between Pourcy and La
Pomerne advanced their line one kilometer westward.
"Further north the Italians took Ardre Hill and prog
ressed in the region of Bouilly.
"Four guns, thirty machine guns, and 400 prisoners'
"Between Montdidier and Noyon and in the Woevre
region the French took 100 prisoners in raids."
battle is Increasing in
INTENSITY ALL ALONG LINE
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN CHAMPAGNE,
July 19 (2 p. m.). The battle is increasing in intensity
on the whole front from the Aisne to the Marne as this is
The Americans and French are driving forward in an
extended advance toward the main highway from Soissons
to Chateau-Thierry, which lies from three .o ten miles
east of the original line.
The Germans, aided by great numbers of reserves,
made a heavy counter attack on the plateau southwest jf
Soissons It was bloodily repulsed.
Americans and French in that region are continuing
to hold the line -they established yesterday svening or are
Cavalry already has pushed across the Soissons-Chateau-Thierry
road, and the infantry is driving forward
to join them.
The uncounted prisoners, guns, and material are still
The remarkable transport system of the allies is en
abling them to maintain a constant flow of men and sup
plies to the front
As the line advances, solid lines of motor trucks carry
ing ammunition and other material rumble forward. They
return to the rear with slightly wounded men.
Men and guns, rushed up on trucks, are dumped off
and are in the thick of the fighting a few minutes later.
LONDON, July 19. More than 200 square miles of
territory were captured by the French and Americans in
the first day of their big counter-offensive against the
Germans on the Aisne-Marne front.
The Germans are throwing in reserves behind the
Aisne river in a frantic ffort to block the Franco-American
The allied assault took the Germans completely by
surprise and was carried out in a violent rainstorm which
acted as a screen, masking the allied troop movements
from the German observers. ,
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war, the plague was always in
Europe from smallpox that killed
its tens of thousands every year
to the black death that traveled
westward, from Tartay to Genoa,
as this plague in Russia is travel
ing westward, and killed more than
half of all the people of Europe-;-thrce-quartcrs
of all the people in
That black death which old Rus
sian chronicles say started In
China, came creeping slowly, Ir
resistibly across Europe in the
All the bloody Kaisers rolled
Into one are feeble murderers
compared with Asia's plague when
It gets going. One single epidemic
killed more than twenty-flve mil
lions of human beings.
MY DEAR Boy.
I HAVE your letter.
AND BECAUSE you ask me.
PLL ANSWER it here. -
BECAUSE IT may be.
THERE AREpther boys.
WITH TROUBLES like yours.
AND FIRST of all.
I'M GOING to agree.
THAT THERE are mothers.
WHO DONT understand.
THE NEEDS of their boys.
JUST THE same.
AS THERE are boys.
WHO DONT understand. .
THE NEEDS of their mothers.
BUT EVEN admitting.
THAT THIS is true. ., .
I WANT to ask you.
IF TOU went away.
AS TOU want to do.
IF TOUT) be happy.
IF YOU could know.
THAT BACK at home;
THERED BE an ache.
IN YOUR mother's heart
THROUGH THE whole long- day.
AND IN the night
WHEN THE lights were out
AND THAT she'd wake.
IN THE early morn.
AND IS those hours.
YOU'LL LEARN to know.
DRESSED ALL in white.
a 'a a
AND THEN you'd come.
PERHAPS WITH curls.
a a 4
AND TOUT) toddle along.
AND COME back again.
AND SHED cut the curls.
a a a
AND PUT them away.
WITH A tear or two. -
FOR THE baby lost
AND YOUD come again. V
THROUGH THE shapeless things.
OF THE early dawn.
AND SHED see you then.
AS A little boy.
COME HOME from school.
AND ALL the time.
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YOUD RUN to her.
WITH YOUR childish woes.
a a a
AND YOUR childish griefs.
AND THE' years would pass.
a a a
AND THERED come the day.
a a a
THAT YOU didn't come home.
a a a
AND THE tears would come.
a a a.
FOR THE dream she had.
a a a.
THAT DDJNT come true.
NEW YORK. Julr ID. The co
operation of American- troops with
tae French in operations eut of
Rheims on Tuesday g-alna a share a
the praise which Is beinc so generous
ly accorded to the French general
who commands that sretof of the
batUefront. says a copyright Paris
dispatch from M. F. Murphy to the
New York Times.
While the German thrust did not
succeed anywhere in making more
than three miles progress, it was most
successfully held east of Rheims.
This was partly due to the maneuver
of General Gouraud, who knew of the
coming attack and had the front lines
The Germans expended all their
fury on those practically empty
spaces, aa dwhen they attempted to
proceed beyond them they were taken
under a, furious fire and eut to
The France-Americans did sot lose
a single gun, showing how success
fully they met the onslaught. In ad
dition, excellent military ability was
shown by the. careful attention to
eTery detail in the preparation for
General Gouraud is greatly beloved
by his soldiers, who say of him: "He's
a one-armed man but a two-handed
AND IF you think.
a a a
THAT YOU'RE going away.
a a a
IS WORTH the pain.
a a a
IT WOULD bring to her.
a a a
IT DOESNT much matter.
WHAT YOU do.
BUT D? you dont
a a a
JUST STAY at home.
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FOR YOU know, my boy.
a a a
THERE MAY come a day.
a a a
WHEN YOU'LL want to he there.
a a a
JUST TO say good-by.
I THANK you.
When this hideous, unavoidable
death that follows war and famine
as the ferret follows a rat, begins
lis travels in Germany you may
hear a real peace suggestion, be
fore the American flying machines
arrive to force it.
Men have lost their fear of
comets, and many have lost the
fear of God. But fear of the plague
will stJU bring them to their
ny ivEnn miller.
t'nltrd rrr Staff Carmpondeat.
PARIS, July 19. The Germans are
pouring- reserves in to stem the Fran-so-American
advance toward Soissons.
AH present plans of the German gen
eral stall looking toward Paris have
been thrown out of gear by the allies'
The lighting at some places was
fierce all night long, dispatches to
Taris from the front today said, but
the Americans were able to gaze on
Soissons from a plateau when thu'i
dawn came today. I
Two American units and one French j
anil nave grni u t.t'"f prisoners
from their sectors of nghting.
Among the most important results
of the drive are:
Frst It Interferes seriously with
German use of the railways toward
Laon. phateau Thierry, Rheims and
Second It is a direct threat to the
pivot or the German positions along
Third It has had the effect of
drawing off pressure against the
French on he Marne.
Rooms with detached balks
Raoma with private bath. C3.
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Member of the Police Department
which will result in the arrest and conviction
of party or parties who on Saturday morning,
July 13th, at about 5 a. m. entered our store at
11th and Kenyon streets northwest, and hauled
away in a wagon various articles, including one
large safe, weighing about four hundred
pounds, a large quantity of meats, lard, butter,
eggs, canned goods, etc. Safe was found Thurs
day morning on Fourth street northeast be
tween G and H, after having been battered to
Any information whatsoever that
you may have that leads to the arrest
and conviction of the guilty party or .
parties will secure for you this reward
for information given to the authorities of
Alexandria County, Virginia, which will lead
to the arrest and conviction of party or parties
who during the night of July 18th threw a stone
through the plate glass window in our store at
Cherrydale, Virginia, and entered same.