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THE WASHINGTON TBIES, THURSDAY,' SEPTEMBER 12, 1918. .!! I USES WOMEN TO FIGHT YANKEES JSrmaa women are fighting s.de by art. VIA hoys fifteen and tKtecn (far old to fill up the depleted ranks Yi the German army. This Is the condition of the German yrmy, according to a letter from Prl tc Maurice Shultz. received by his riothen, Mrs. Lydla 15. Shultz, 41S JJuray place northwest. rrlvate fjiultz was reported wounded in ac jton In Tuesday's casualty list. H"Our men killed a German woman i the first day of our drive. July J 8," jBe letter written from a French hos (ftal says. "Wc would not have done it had wc known she was a woman. iVe would have taken her prisoner, tier hair was shaved and she was in Miiform fighting side by side with old lien and boys fifteen and sixteen l!"Tbe Kaiser must be crazy the way ie throws his troops against llie men $ knows will beat Mm at bis own time. Only recently we cjptured J WO boys. Half of them were crying ana glad to be taken over by us. Ttiey told us that the Internal condl fons of their country were terrible, and half of the people were starving. !"Tbe first time is hardest to go over toe top, because you are wondering If you are going to get killed or not that's the way wtih most of the boys. '"I went over the top with the rest tl the boys, and was hit In the head rjith a piece of shrapnel. I lay in j hole made by a shell for two Lours at the boys drove the Fritzl-'s back. Anally two men found me and had We taken to a field hospital. I am ' fctttlng along all right now, and ex- Met to be In the utun chase' again. jtPARTMENT FOR G. W. U. iJAmpIe housing accommodations for UJ of the members of the students' fl'my training corps unit soon to be l-ganized at George Washington Unl rerslty are assured now, officials of ie university announced today. The Announcement will relieve the fears f many prospective student soldiers 11J10 have been wondering whether joe university would be able to find Jjiitable quarters in crowded war time Washington 11 Arrangements have virtually been jpmpleted for the taking over of a Jirge apartment house within a block Itid a half of the Arts and Sciences jjrartment building. 2623 G street jorthwest. This apartment, con Anient to the university buildings, 1111 house between 150 and 200 stu rnt soldiers. 'In addition to this apartmentother iiiarters in the neighborhood of the JJiIvcrslty soon will be acquired. It is expected that between 300 and 100 students will be enrolled in the Jwilt, but ample appropriations it fori Sav Br ar oov A t. Er"alBV mm mm. 93 m HoW- ooV 4 ' ? Wr m K S 1 Bl m Bm. SJSBk S ! II I mHmml K.S ,b H ow ' mm ml w el I jf f mm. m 'm s ' El W Hi :: f 1 w m m B oV mtW.mtXj-K'' ' I k lmmrnii AfifS- ZL lib H4T v fKltiaSSBBSft f. ' av ?' NtNekw 'mmmmayt BBBBBBBs Ifi Wl bBBBBBHv'- aw4! WmKJr F'ii t F kiA' ' MoVt If these fabrics were purchased in the present market we would have to ask at least $5.00 to $8.00 more even with our low manufac turing cost. Compare Them With Others at $25 and Even $30 WE WANT YOUR OWN JUDGMENT TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT YOU BECOME A WONDER CUSTOMER. Wonder Clothes Will Help You Save Two Stores in Washington. !: I 3 it 14th and New Patriots 18-45 Will Register Today OTHERS MUST. Open Saturday Evenings Until 10 o'clock. Let the Wedding Bells Ring Out By JEAH housing have been made, and from the buildings now under considera tion, it is certain that ample quar ters for the housing of all of the men can be obtained. WAR BILL IS PASSED. With minor amendments, the bill providing Government stimulation of production and distribution of min erals needed in the prosecution of the war was passed yesterday by the Senate. A similar measure has passed the House and differences now will be adjusted in conference. I UOHN, UtT'S 5oJ I I - X SvOV,,ES) STAV AT J yi (Ti home, r g? J Anight X Cn ? X'$SJ lME J 2 h MS V. ) THAT f C5rW SE"LE:S ( -JS- j TO THE W 1 ' f c" .sMt ', a. onder Suits & WE never have special sales, BUT we sell direct from our factory through 36 retail stores in all the larger cities, and our factory-to-you method plus the naturally tremendous buying power for an output of 36 stores saves you dollars, which we invite you to prove to yourself by com parison anywhere in town. WE HAD THESE WOOLENS IN YARDAGE . A YEAR AGO AND ARE STILL OFFERING " Pure Wonder Suits and $17j5o York Ave. 621 KNOTT cn I ---lig: Qf DRAFT AFFECTS BUSINESS The effect of the new draft on mer cantile establishments of Washington will be discussed at a special meeting of the Merchants and Manufacturers' Association tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the Star Building. The tjfettlt section of the association will meet at 7 o'clock the same eve ning to plan for the problems the war has brought In their department. "The business problem is greater at the National Capital than at any other point," the call reads. "By all means have your house represented by an authorlzed-to-act representative at the special meeting Friday after- peiMKO vercoab Wool " Special Overcoats c Penna. Are. ) CAPITAL OFFICER KILLED EN BATTLE; Lieut Clarence W. Smith. U. S. SI. C, a Washjngton boy, was killed in action while leading his platcon against the Germans, and was cited by his commanding officer for "brav ery in action," according to word re reived by his mother. Sirs. Startha SI. Smith. 1J59 Otis place northwest, from the War Department todaj. Lieutenant Smith was born In Ie- l-catur. HI. and was twenty-one years old at the time of his death. He at tended the public schools at Decatur and was killed In France exactly one year from the date of his graduation from the Unlvcisity of Illinois, June i:. Sailed In 1917. Toung Smith sailed for France Sep tember 17, 1317. For two months be fore leaving for the other side he had been stationed at the marine encamp ment at Quantico. The following citation was received mandlng officer for his bravery on Juno z. Just eleven days before he was killed. After the death of the young lieutenant. Major General Bar nett, commander of the marine corps, forwarded a copy of the citation to his mother: "First Lieut. Clarence W. Smith, Company D, assumed command of his company after the evacuation of the company commander and next in com mand. His cool handling of the at tack made upon the lines of his com pany on the night of June 2-3 was of such marked value that his platoon voluntarily united in recommending him to his regimental commander for appropriate reward. In meeting the situation with great coolness, and in holding his men in. and so controllng their fire that the German advance on that part of the line was broken up. Lieutenant Smith demonstrated that he was able to meet a great emer gency and exhibited qualities of cool ness and decision and a highly com mendable manner." Mother In STavr Since the death of her son Sirs, Smith has enlisted In the Naval Re serve as a yeoman. Two of her daughters are attending Fairmont Seminary and expect to enlist in the same branch of the service arter they HnUh school. E NEW TOrtK. Sept 12. Sliss Wanda Kreutingzer, taken in custody here, has transmitted to the German gov ernment Important Information re garding munition ships obtained from cablegrams and telegrams which passed through her hands, according to a statement by Federal officials. She was an operator with the Pos tal Telegraph Company. The trans missions were made in 1014 and 1915. She has been a resident of the United States for twenty years, and has been in the employ of the Tostal Company for sixteen years. She was born in Posen, German, forty-two years ago. She is said to have re ceived no money for her services to Germany, only doing what she could for the homeland. BOOKKEEPERS ESSENTIAL That skilled bookkeepers should be placed In the deferred croup along with officers and tellers is the opinion of local bank officials, and they will doubtless make a strong plea to the District board. Bankers have lost many of their bookkeepers and other clerical work ers already as a result of the draft and voluntary enlistments. While women have done well for much of the detail work, they are not able to stand the r. train and the long hours incident to bookkeeping, bank ers report. They maintain that a cer tain number of experienced and ac tlve men are absolutely necessary if the banking bunnes3 is to be con tinued. The American Bankers" Assorlation is taking aciltc steps In the matter, and has Juit Issued a circular letter to all member banks throughout the country advising them to file with their district boardi claims for ex emption or deferred classification on behalf of their essential employes. JURY TO JUDGE GERMANY Germany will be Judged for her crimes against international law by an international Jury of all the en tente nations, according to a plan now in process of formation at l'aris. The Echo de Paris, In discuislnc the plan, states that each! nation will present its grievances against Ger many to the Jury and all cases mil be investigated by the Joint body. u. ofvaTman suicide RICHMOND. Sept 12. Walter V. Klmbrough. of Mississippi, for sev eral months a member of the Uni versity of Virginia training detain ment, committed siiieide by shooting here late esterday The soldier chose bu'iy it road street as the plare to end Ms life He dl da few miD utes later in a local hospital. PACIFIST DYING MADISON. Wi., Sept. 12. Jenkin I,lod Jones, Chicago pastor, welfare worker, and pacifist, is at death's door at his summer home at Tower Hill, near here. Thyslclans who have been rushed from Chicago hold out no hope for the aged man's recovery lie was one of the chief members of the Ford peace mission, and is head resident of Lincoln Center. mrsTbakerto sing PHILADELPHIA. Sept 12. Mrs. Newton D. Baker, wife of the Secre tary of War, will appear in a musical program at the Metropolitan Opera House, this city, on the evening oi September IS, when a community sing will be presented under auspices of the mayor's committee of the wom en's council of national d"fene After! singing sevenl 'olos Mis Baker v. illi lead the community sing , Flft ominv's Mte of freh bctj In WWn-ton. D C for the wek andlng-l Siturdar Siptimber 7 1918, atcrJtedj !.: cents per pound. Adrt. MAN KEPT F POSTED ON HIP L COSTS $50 EACH DETROIT. Sept. 12. The dust of a little funeral cortege rose slowly in the dead, silent air of the countryside. The black hearse rumbled along In grim relentlessness and the flowers that covered the coffin Jerked their heads in answer to the sway and JolL Behind the hearse were two motor ears, the seats filled with silent, sad faced men. As the parade reached the Detroit city limits and took the road toward Hlmwood Cemetery a small car swing ing in from a side street halted and the driver stared at the funeral car with a puzzled look. Then he turned IKY FUNERA and followed it. Approaching the first I (car he called out: I Say. excuse me, I'm a deputy city I physician. Have you folks got a deatn certificate and burial certificate to I bring that body Into Detroit?" The men looked alarmed. The phy sician suddenly becamo suspicious. "I want to see that body," the offi cial said. The mourners protested, wrong, sacrilegious, infamy, deputy opened the hearse, It was But the pushed aside the lid of the coffin and Gazed with triumphant eyest on twenty-four quarts of whiskey and nothing more. Deputy sheriffs were called and the 'earse. coffin, mourners and all were taken back to Monroe, where a fine of JS1 each were Imposed. All the mm were former Detroit saloon keepers and all paid. Send your money "over the top" vf tt Terahtnjc. Buy War Savlajn Stamp. Slang Helps the Y.M.C.A. That is when George Ade uses it in a New Fable Listen to this: v "Once there was a world-weary Cynic who had come to be 24 years of Age, and who, looking back over the Years and checking up his multifarious Experiences, was ready to make affidavit that nothing whatsoever was on the level." If you are one of those of whom Ade says, "No investigation was needed to convince them that the main Grotto of the Y. M. C. A. was draped in Black, and - k had Icicles hanging from the Chandeliers " well, you must read "THE FABLE OF WHAT SHOWED UP IN THE RED GLAREin October Cosmopolitan. This is but one of Cosmopolitan's many7 contributions to the win-the-war literature. Read it aloud to your family. ' It's in October Cosmopolitan along with four teen other features that make this magazine indispensable to people who value their time. Here is the list of the greatest writers and artists in all the world all in October Cosmopolitan: John Galsworthy Jack London Gouverneur Morris Arthur Somers Roche Ella Wheeler Wilcox Harris Dickson Ruth Comfort Mitchell Robert W. Chambers Samuel Merwin Fannie Hurst Edith Wharton Herbert Kaufman Cynthia Stockley George Ade October nopolitan 25 Cents YANK FLYER DOWNS 3 PLANES IW DAY WITH THE AMERICAN" ARMT IN FRANCE. Sept. 12. Three enemy planes are believed to have been brought down Tuesday by Lieut. Pac Ques Swaat, of New Yqrk city. Lieutenant Swaat encountered sev eral Fokkers behind the enemy lines, and after a thrilling battle, saw one of them tumble toward the earth. While he was returning to the American hangars, be was attacked by several other German aviators. He thinks that he brought one down in flames, and sent another to the earth, out of control. Lieutenant Swaat's squadron com George Randolph Chester Harrison Fisher Howard Chandler Christy JohnAlonzo Williams Charles E. Chambers W. 7. Benda Fanny Munsell G. Patrick Nelson W. D. Stevens Lejaren A. Hiller 7. D. Skidmore George Gibbs John T. McCutcheon Edward L. Chase a Copy mander Is endeavoring to get offlclst confirmation or the destruction of the enemy planes so thai the young offi cer may be given full credit. RIIWhAeTrb dli vu tablets tonight at bedtime (f yoa frI outr-sorta. mn-dawn. or "all In" from over exertion, or If 70a are eonsttpalrd. or your tlTr I oat of or dr. t&ke BUSS NATIVE HERB TAB LETTS. In ver cass of hedene or rheum tlm pains two tablets may hm .takn. Ton will ret up next moral or feellnr very mnch better. Bids N&tlre Herb Tablets act rentlr bat effectively an me Kianej. liver, ana cower, uno box contains 209 tablets, costs $1.09. and usually l&sts six months. Get the rename, and look, for the trade marx ana money dck rnaran too on each box. Sold by leadlnr druggists and local arnts everywhere.