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The Times will print each day one of the thousands of Liberty Loan Slogans submitted by its readers. Today's is by HARVEY S. WILLSON, 1359 F St. N. E.
IF THEY CAN AFFORD TO DIE, YOU CAN AFFORD TO BUY Today Prussian Courage, Poor Brand. The Central Winners. Gas aid Gauze Masks. Another Germ to Conquer. By ARTHUR BRISBANE. Very different brands of courage " In the Prussian and the French man yon notice It. 1 For four years the French, tak ' en by surprise, have maintained, with never flinching courage, a . losing fight Their country was Invaded and is Invaded now. Their towns and villages were de stroyed, their women, children, and their soldiers killed. The Germans were within a few miles of Paris, their guns, for four years, have been heard In the Sreat city. And shells from long range cannon were dropping Into Paris churches. But never a whine from the French, never a word of dis couragement, NEVER A WORD ABOUT PEACE. Fight to the death was their watchword. How different with Prussia, when It comes her turn. The Germans are still on French soil, but they are running, disor ganized; Foch, England, Italy, and Americans are after them. What Prussian whininjr, what Austrian peace notes, what de moralization in the German army, discontent, discouragement at home among the Germans, when It comes their turn to lose. , Still on French soil, still ruin ing French farms and -villages, still taxing, shamefully abasing the courageous Belgians, the Prus sians with their first defeat un der the great Foch, show the cowardice that is in them. They are bullies, murderers, up start braggarts, without a parti cle of the noble courage that has made France a great nation, teaching the world for a thousand years. The Prussian quits, that is his ' character. That is why there was no possibility that he could win in the end. I He is quitting now, and as for the mean spirited Austrian whom J be has dragged behind him, he has ' passed the whining and reached the peace begging stage. " When once it starts, Prussian t whining is perfect, of its kind. The Crown Prince, who expressed his longing for "the day" when m he would have the pleasure of killing something, now assures i the world that the last thing he wanted was Tsax. ' And HertUag, German Jmper- , ial Chancellor; sayr calmly, "We have never concealed the,; fact. that all thoughts of conquests were far from our minds." And Hertling speaks for the Kaiser, who has been murdering men, women, children, destroying cities and villages, dropping dyna mite into the streets of London and Paris a blasphemous brag gart, wholesale murderer for four ears. Forty-five thousand masks of gauze win be provided for soldiers in Washington to keep out the germs of Spanish influenza. Gas masks in the trenches, in fluenza gauze masks at home. A microscopic germ crosses the ocean to attack us something that Prussian battleships cannot do. This mask of gauze teaches peo ple who have said. "The cerm theory is nonsense," that science does not agree wjth them. And the gauze mask takes you back to the early experiment of a scientific Italian, who proved long before the days of Pasteur that life comes always from some other life. No live thing comes into be ing except from another live thing. Even in Pasteur's day, when he was conquering rabies, disease of animals and of the vine with Hs germ science, the French Acaderry of Science believed that life came spontaneously. Insects were sup Dosed to be born out of the air without fathers or mothers, mag gots were supposed to be born in decaying meat, also without fath ers or mothers. Long years before, the Italian scientist had shown the truth with a simple experiment He put meat In an open vessel Soon the maggots were swarming in the meat He put meat in another vessel, covered with gauze The flies that had laid their eggs in the first piece of meat, thus producing the maggots, hovered above the gauze over the second piece of meat and laid their eggs on that gauze but there were no maggots In the meat beneath, for no eggs had been laid In the meat. The Italian had proved abso- ' lutely that life comes from life only. But because he told the truth a little too soon nobody paid attention. Slowly we learn from scientists vho are first mocked and then ac- ' claimed. And as the old Italian put his piece of gauze over the meat, in his scientific demonstration that flies laid eggs and created the maggots, so now the United States Government puts forty-five thou sand masks of gauze over the faces of soldiers. The invisible germs that produce the Spanish influ enza will not light within the mouths and noses of the soldiers, breeding and multiplying there, producing disease. American doctors, the Rocke feller Institute, and other se'eh- tifc bodies are dealins with this i-ysterious malady that breaks out ' (Continued un lugt -, Column 5.) ' WEATHER: Partly cloudy tonights eoler. Fair tomorrow. Temperature at 8 a. in. SB degrees. Normal tempera ture for September 39 for Iaat 30 years 63 degrees. NUMBER 10.002. BRITISH INVADE RUBIN in AS SLAYER OF EVA ROY BY SPECIAL JURY Ren Rubin, the escaped convict who says he killed Eva Roy, was thi mflmmi. inHiet1 Kv n cnArinl I grand jury of Fairfax county. Commonwealth Attorney C. Ver non Ford asked Judge Brent that the case be not set until a commit tee of alienists examine Rubin to morrow. During the reading of the indict ment by the clerk, Ben Rubin, who has maintained through all examina tions that he was the real murderer of Eva Roy, stood before the court with his head hanging and looking at neither Judge Brent nor other court officials. j, Offers No Defense When asked If he had retained counsel for. his defense, he- raptfttjr without even looking: at the Judge: ' -f tjon't need any: I have no de- I f ense." Judge Brent appointed Attorney F. D. Richardson, of Fairfax, as counsel for Ben Rubin. The Judge said the crime for which the prisoner had been Indicted was a serious one and the Commonwealth wanted to give Jilm every opportunity possible to defend himself against the charge. The indictment came as a surprise to the Fairfax people, none of them having been acquainted with the plans of the court to Indict him soi soon after being1 tutgied over to the Fairfax county officials There were not more than a doen people In the courtroom at the time the special grand jury brought in the indict ment. rtrr Roy Present. Among those present and Interested was Peter Roy, father of the mur dered girl. He sat ulthln the bar In closure and faced the man who has confessed to the murder of his young est daughter. The old man said he did not know ! whether Rubin was guilty or not, but ne saio, me situation as It is now should not take any of the burden of eviaence rrom the shoulders of Lou Hall, whom he lias thought all the time was the murderer of his daugh ter. It took the special grand Jury less man niteen minutes to convene and return an indictm-nL Claud Wiley a traveling salesman, was appointed loreman Sheriff Allison a the only witness. The indictment as re turned includes the charge of assault. Alienist Is omrd. Dr. DejRrnott. superintendent of the Staunton asylum for the Insane. win head the committee of alienists to examine Into the .anitr of Rubin He has been authorized by the court to appoint one or two other doctors to art with him. and re port to the court not later than next Monday The Commonwealth proposes t the earliest convenience to take Itub.n to the scene of the crime. and there try to clear up certain facts that Rubin seems to be confused about I E That certain posters displayed in Wisconsin during the Uavies-Inroot Senatorial fight were written and paid for by a non-commissioned of ficer acting on his own authority, was the answer of Secretary Tumultj today to Republican charges of un fair plav In that campaign Tumultv denied that either n,m. rratic leaders here or the Democratic National Committee fathered the posters, which said the election of Davles would "bring Jov in Wah Ington and gloom In Rerlln," and that the defeat of Davles would bring 'gloom in Washington and Joy in Berlin - He submitted correspondence be tween himself nnd William J Coch ran publicity director of the Demo cratic National Committee to sub etenllate his declaration IMt UE.7.A IMIKVKNTIK Tike ivs.r John's. Me-tldne for str"ictli to nght off the grip germ. Adt. SAYS DEMOCRATS RESP0NS1BL the Watawo BBSJjSSSSrMS?!!:!' Chairman William R Colver. of the' Federal Trade Commission, today laid before the Senate Agriculture Com mittee the evidence upon which the commission based the assertion In It report on the packing Industry that the fnion Trust Company of Chicago Is an "Armour bank" i Harry A. Wheeler, vice president of, the Union Trust Company, and presi-l dent of the United States Chamber of' Commerce, which scerely criticised the packers" report, had previously denied before the committee that the trust rompan had any connection wi h the packer "George E Marccv. president of the Armour Grain Companj. Is a director! of the I'nlon Truat Compan t oler said. "J Ogden Armour own M per; cent of the slock in the grain company j and other members of the Armour fam i ily own 3.3 per cent That leaves no doubt In my mind that there I a con-, nectlon between the L'nlon Trust Com-' pany and the packers " Colver said the evidence he laid be fore the committee and practically all' other evidence upon which the commls-i oil f tie. U nc r-.ort wis bated wast secured from the files of the packers themselves. "We were not seeking to build up a rase against the packers, but sim ply to learn the truth." Colver said. "In the et lence we gathered, we found nothing that would contradict our conclusions Culver attempted to connect the Chamber of Commerce with the pack ers and to prove that their report "was not disinterested" by naming the members of the committee mak ing the report and directors of the chamber of commerce, who he said are connected either directly or In directly with directorates of the banks cited hv the Federal Trade Conmlssion as "packer banks" NAVY RYERHLLED PENSACOI.A. Fla., Sept 26 Thomas C McCartney, a naval avi ator, was killed late yesterday when his machine fell near the Pensacola naval air station. It was learntd hero today No details were available This Is the rourtn aeementai death at the naval air station within the past ffcYty-elght hours. gawes...' 'i.... i. j.j-wuji . '. .' .V ..., J,''KtJ)i)ziiti!4&!S3S&S&fS&Q i . ii i rfUPp' X 2HKjHS0ataafF'CTt( try l SSrtJcjL. V--" Tsr-. Tl . sssBJ STTjm 4JT "feamV JHUtLn L-rOA s 4K&tt5:OKl ts xm J-B-iVs-A ':-i-iiiiiiiiiiaP,-K e. . ggrA TV . -r M-l I 1 w- r agmMmi LINKS PACKERS WITH 01 AI WASHINGTON. THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 26. 1918. THANKSGIVING IS COMING! ICccurUtot: IBIS: Br JosaT.KoCatcbaoa. INFLUENZA KILLS I.C. INFLUENZA DONTS. DON'T Indulge In pronUcnoua roujchlDf? or nmlntr. DO.NT roach or nerie In crowd ed olarea. If pomlbje fo present It. If )ou rautt do no. rover or mother joar conxh or nee re. DO.T ne common drinking fflaiMea. DO.NT one common forela. DO.NT vlalt any pernor, nho la aufTrrlnK from or nbo U aa preted to he aufTerlnR from f.rlppe. PONT neKlert a coId." hut irrk proper medical adlce. DON'T rUlt plaeea of crnvrded aaaemblaije. DONT alcep In overcrowded or un ventilated roomi. DO.NT Indulge In exceaae of any kind. Washington today Is beginning to feel the effects of Spanish Influ enza to a marked degree. An addi tional death, the third in a week, was reported this morning to th Health Department Six new rasex were reported among the civilian population, and eighty-two cas'a were treated during the Iat twentj four hours at the army dispensary, 110 Connecticut avenue northwest The third death reported a a re sult of influenza In the District wa that of Miss Agnes Howes, thirty seven years old, of 1500 East Capitol street. She was stricken with the disease several days ago. The dls ease was followed bv pneumonia, which resulted In death early this morning Army camps in the District report a total of 142 cases There are twenty-six cases at . ort Myer. The dis ease Is epidemic at Camp Meade, and the camp has been placed under quar antine More than 1.000 cases are re ported from the Marine training camp at Quantlco. Va- and reports from cantonments all over th country show the presence of Influenza. The District of Columbia chapt.r (Continued on Paga 2, Column S.) D Ml n PRESIDENT SEES The belief that President Wilson. In his New York speech tomorrow night, will reply to some of the recent utter ances of Count von Hertling. the Ger man chancellor, was strengthened to da when the Chief Executive went to Secretar) Lansing's office, where he was closeted for more than half an hour. While no official statement as regards the nature of the conference was made, it was said upon good authority that the President discussed with the Secre tary of State certain passages of the addrers he will deliver tomorrow night. That the speech will be more than a formal request that the people get be hind the Fourth Liberty Loan was em phasized by the precautions that are being taken to prevent any portion of It reaching the public prematurely The advance copies will be guarded until the President actually starts speaking, and then will be released for publica tion, it was announced at the White House today. T AMSTERDAM. Sept 2. Thlllp Scheidemann. majority Socialist lead er, addressing the main committee of the Reichstag, declared that General von Ludendorff. and not Chancellor von Hertling. rule In Germany. He said that Germany Is suffering now because she underxaltiert her enemie "I regard the Rrest-Lltovsk treaty as an obstacle to peace." said Scheide mann "This king making business In the. east mtit terminate. "The dismissal of former Foreign Secretary von Kuehlmann was detri mental to peace When he tittered words displeasing to the military party, he Immediately disappefed - This sort of thing cannot continue We must confes openly that General von Ludendorff rules now, not Chan cellor von Hertling "So far as Relelum Is concerned, we ought to have spoken sooner, and dif ferently The submarine warfare has lined LANSING ON SPEECH HER I LING A PAWN AYS AL t America against mm BULGARIA UflAl YANKS IN NEW DRIVES , 55E IN CHAMPAGNE REGION. WNnltlAntt E Suffragists, near-militant snftrag ists, and "antis" exchanged stares from separate galleries today when the Senate took up for consideration the Anthony amendment to enfran chise the women, of ths United States. Galleries were allotted to the Na tional American Woman Suffrage Association, the National Woman's Party, and the American Association Optosed to Woman's' Suffrage. Wcsaen began arriving at the Capi tol at 8:30. The doors to the galleries were not opened until 11 o'clock, with the re sult that the corridors were jammed with wmv vawtlsTi for gallery ek?v .Notables On Hand. In the,gaJlrI when the debate be gan ware many nationally known suf frage workers and feminists, among them Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt and Alice PruI, respective heads of the conservative and radical wings of the suffrage organization; Mrs. William Kent, Mrs. Richard Walnwrlght. Mrs. Jessie Hardy McKaye, Mlsa Mary Ing ham, Miss Doris Stevens. Mrs. John Rogers. Miss Mand Younger. Mrs. Helena Hill Wood. Mrs. Toscan Ben nett, Mrs. Florence Bayard Hllles. Mrs. Paul du Pont, and Miss Fannie Wolf son. Seventy-five Senators were In their seats when the body meL This la twenty-nve more than usually attend. Immediately after the Senate con vened bales of petitions urging pas sage of the suffrage amendment were submitted by numerous Senators. Senator Wadsworth. wearing the pink rose of the antls, submitted petitions opposing suffrage. nnxe Lists of Xamea, Senator Borah, who says he win vote against the amendment, presented peti tions for the passage of the amendment. Hi move was immediately countered by Senator Wadsworth, who presented a larger roll of signatures against the amendment. Senator Fletcher, another antl. then presented additional pro suffrage petitions, but the climax came when Senator Johnson, of South Dakota, presented several petitions, one of which. rolled like a scroll, was tnree reet micK. Senator Underwood, one of the leaders of the anti-forces, declined to make any prediction on the outcome when the de bate began. "The only thing I know is that it is going to be very close." he said. Senator Harding of Ohio, recently won over to suffrage, had "a hunch" that the amendment would pass. Senator Jones of New Mexico called up the suffrage resolution ten min utes after the Senate was called to order. Would liar A'eero Women. An amendment by John Sharp Williams of Mlssis'lppl to confine the vote to white women, wa taken up. Senator Vardaman. alwas heard when the race nuetlon i raised, urged adoption of Williams' amend menL Vardaman Talk. n Hoar. After Senator Vardaman had spok en for an hour, antl Senators began to suspect a filibuster to give time, for additional suffrage lobbying was In progress. "If women had had the vote, there would have been no war," Vardaman exclaimed. "When the women of all the world have an equal hand In di recting the destinies of this planet, there will be an era of peace and prosperity never again to be Inter rupted by organized butchery " When Senator Vardaman took his seat. Senator McCumber of North Dakota took tho floor for an ex tended pro-suffrage address Senator Thompson of Kansas dis played a small sunflower in his but tonhole, similar to these being worn by women In the suffrage galleries. When antl-suffraclsts sent a pink rose to Senator Ralrd of New Jersey, who says he will vote against the reolutlon. the Senator was plainly embarransed He walked around the Senate holding the flower before him. but finally put Jt down on a vacant desk and deserted It. HELD AS EMBEZZLER. JACKSONVILLE. FIs Sept. Ir Charged with a shortage of UU.onG In county funds. .1 W Rast, for manv ears tax collector of lual coun'y Is being held under JD9.000 bond for a hearing In October ga F AND IN KIZ SECTOR a War activities from the North Sea to the Sea of Gallilee re sulted in news today of allied victories. Everywhere the enemy is thrust back, or is unable to gain by counter attacks against the auiea lines, summarized tne news follows: IN THE BALKANS: British troops have pene trated into Bulgarian territory opposite Kosturino. - Serbians have made another violent assault on the -. Bulgarian-German forces and have smashed ahead fifteen miles in some places. ft;c IN CHAMPAGNE: French and Americans, act- ing in unison, have launched a new attack on the front between Rheims and the Argonfie forest THE METZ FRONT: Americans, with the : French co-operating, have made an advance .awtf tstexMeseHe, gaming their oojejxes .despite a fierce artillery bombardment by the enemy. ' THE PICARDY FRONT: British forces .are doggedly pushing their lines ahead toward St Quentin, the strategic German base. They have taken strongly defended positions in the region of Selency and Gri court. IN PALESTINE: British forces operating east of the Jordan are jeopardizing the Turk army .retreat- ing on the Hedjaz railway. Arab forces are also press ing the enemy. More than 40,000 prisoners and 265 guns have been taken in this offensive. OISE AISNE FRONT: Heavy German attacks in the region of Allement and Laffaux were tempor arily sucessful last night, but the situation was restored by counter attacks. British Are Two Miles Over Bulgarian Border LONDON. Sept. 26. Britislutroops entered Bulgarian territory yesterday, it was officially announced today. , "Yesterday British, troops entered Bulgaria opposite Kosturino," the Salonika communique reported. Kosturino is on the main Stroumitza-Doiran hifrhway. two miles within Bulgarian territory and four miles directly south of the important Bulgarian center of Stroumitza. ' Americans Push Lines Ahead Near Moselle WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY ON THE LORRAINE FRONT., Sept. 26.- The American drive on the Metz front was renewed on Wednesday, and further progress was made. Both American and French troops took part in the at tack. The Franco-American pressure centered just cast of the Moselle river. A good advance was made in the Chemdey-Beuxieres sector, despite heavy German artillery resistance. Serbians Gain 15 Miles In GreatBalkan Drive LONDo. Istip has b I.ONDON (12:10 Another advance of made by the Sert the big Balkan drive, n - . ed from an authoritative source hen this afternoon. This new lunge was made In the direction of lahtlb. one of the chief local objectives of the allies Tha Serbs are now driving In the direc tion of the Bulgarian frontier. (It had previously been reported that allied cavalry had invaded Bul garia and wan advancing In the di rection of Strumnitza) Thirty more guns have been ca? turad from tha Bulgara, the most of INAL EDITION -jz PRICE TWO CENTS. important Bulgarian center of troops. them being "heavies. Five hundred additional prisoners have been taken, also. Advance All Along Line. The allies are advancing on both flanks, aa well as In the center On the allied left wing the Serbs, after overcoming strong resistance In the Babura mountain, captured Topadlga In a storrn attack, and art now approecMng Iivor This new victor' of the allle mar pretent the Bulgar'ans from maktn? a stand at the Babuna ptis. iSsbtma pass Is tne most tmpo artt of fie rnuntam defllei (n ii"ti djn Serbia. It u Li.e iii ii.i "I i w