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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TTJESD4Y, OCTOBER i: 1918,
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WILSON AIMS
TO SET PRICES
ON MEALS FOR
WARWORKERS
Br BILL PRICE.
Provided "reasonable priced restau
ant and lunch rooms for war
tvoikers of Washington is today de
clared by Clarence Wilson, local food
administrator, one of the most im
portant problems before him.
t He la especially concerned about
bow these thousands of people shall
fee properly eared for in the dinner
fash hours of the cold winter season
When it will be dangerous for so
fnany of them to stand in line on the
streets waiting their turns at tables.
t Walt In Line For Tables.
Mr. Wilson has found that at some
or tne popular pncea eating; estaousn
menu mere are ouen ong lines ci
people waltlnc to reach the tables,
just as accurs at circus time. The
hues frequently reach Into the streets.
In the summer and mild -weather of
rutumn this occasions only incon
enience, with consequent Irritation
and Impairment of digestive func
tions. It la another matter with the
approach of winter. '
t ResUuranta that feed 40.000 war
Workers and others have pledged Mr.
Wilson their co-operation In his plans
(oon to be matured, for furnishing
wholesome and simple foods at prices
St has fixed for each of the three
dally meals.
f These prices make it possible for
patrons to obtain all the food they
really need for $1 per day each. Mr.
Wilson has officially estimated,
fhose with light appetites may eren
sustain themselves on less than that.
Shlle the hearty partakers of good
ilngs will have to pay more If they
fcidulge their appetites. This fl per
qay minimum applies to present day
prices for humanity's rations. They
are subject to increase should the
Pt of foods continue to rise.
Ir. Wilson will know within a few
-s how general will be the co
iration of restaurant proprietors
p the preparations of menus that
ill not be too costly to the public
Be was hopeful today that his plans
will be successful. He will shortly
make pubic the names of eating es
tablishments that propose to fall In
line with others that have already
made promises.
I Hand In hand with the effort to
provide popular prices, however, goes
WHY HAIR FALLS OUT
Dandruff causes a feverish Irrita
tion or tne scalp, tne hair roots
hrlak, loosen and then the hair
tomes oat fast. To stop falling hair
at once and rid the scalp of every
panicle or aanoruu. get a small
bottle of Danderlne at any drug
autre iot a lew cents, pour a uttle
m your nana ana run wen into tin
scalp. After a few applications all
h
aaaruir disappears and the hair
ops coning out.
Children Hate
Pills, Calomel
and Castor Oil
Cfva Fruit Laxative when
cross, bilious, feverish
or constipated.
California Syrup of Figs"
cant harm tender stom
ach, liver, bowels.
Tjocic back at your childhood
days. Remember the "dose" mother
Insisted on caator oil, calomel, ca-
tnartics. now you natea tnem, now
you fought against taking them.
With our children it's different.
Mothers who ellnir tc- the old form
of physic simply don't realize what
thev do. The children's revolt Is
well founded Their tender little
"Insldca" are Injured by them.
If your child a stomach, liver, and
bowels need cleansing, give only
delicious "California Syrup or Figs."
Its action Is ppsltive. but eentle.
Millions of mothers keep this harm
less "fruit laxative" handy: they
know children love to take it; that
il never falls to clean the liver and
bowels and sweeten the stomach,
and that a teaspoonful given today
saves a sick child tomorrow.
' Ask vour druggist for a bottle of
California Syrup of Figs." which
Baa full directions ror names, chil
dren of all ages, and for grown-ups
slalnlv on each bottle. Beware cf
counterfeits sold here. See that It
la mage by -caiirornia ng syrup
Company " Refuse any other kind
itn contempt.
Dr. Smith Dentists, Inc.
Formerly Located at
One Little, Tiny Cavity Will Make Your Life Miserable,
Don't let It mar your precious teeth and good health; come to
me at once and let me fill It before It gets larger I won't hurt
yeu I won't overcharge ou. My prices as you will see here, are
remarkably low for my superior dentistry.
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DR. SMITH DENTISTS (Inc.)
437 7th St. N. W.
Open Pally. 8 A. M.
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offensive in Flanders. One of them can be seen experimenting with it. When once behind it the op
erator can go forward or backward, but in rather an awkward position.
the vital question of Increasing the
floor space and serving capacities of
this class of restaurants, already
doing a "standing room business" at
luncheon and dinner hours. It is on
this that Mr. Wilson wants helpful
assistance. Studying the situation in
Washington from many angles Mr.
Wilson sees the difficulties of obtain
ing buildings In which there may be
enlargement of facilities either in ad
ditions to existing establishments or
opening of new ones. The stern
necessity of trying to do something Is
arousing him to continuous Investiga
tion and consideration.
Mr. Wilson feels that there is an
Immense field in Washington now, and
for many yearsto come for huge res
taurants and lunch rooms supplying
the public at popular prices. If pri
vate capital does not wish to take
chances he thinks the door is open for
public spirited men and women of
wealth to make ventures. Intent only
upon making the places pay small net
profits, sufficient for interest upon
Investments.
He does not think It essential that
these establishments should be lo
cated only in the congested centers of
the city. They could be operated In
congested residential centers. If only
to furnish breakfasts and dinners.
Lunch Roornn To Small.
Mr. Wilson believes that enlarge
ment of the facilities of departmental
and bureau lunch rooms so-that Gov
ernment workers may also get light
meals for breakfast and dinner, as
well as luncheon. Is the most promis
ing prospect now. He la In touch
with departmental and bureau heads
as to just what Increase of facilities
may be expected from proprietors of
these places! who merely have con
cessions of floor spaces for their op
erations. Here again, though, comes
In the question of space. Congress
Is already inquiring if It Is not pos
sible to move Government bureaus
away from Washington to relieve the
congestion in office buildings, houses,
and apartments. To give up more
floor space to cafeterias is to restrict
the office needs of the Government.
The new dormitories that are going
up in Washington under the housing
operations will have restaurant
privileges for 5.000 clerks who will
eventually occupy them. That will
afford a small measure of relief. It
will not be possible. It is"Stated, to
do more than accommodate tne oc
cupants of the dormitories, and other
war workera will particiipate .little,
lif any. In the advantages to be
found in these places.
Both feeding and housing are
acute problems, with the officials in
charge of each having all they can
think about and do.
MANY SEE PAGEANT
The patriotic pageant, "A Trip
Around the World." arranged and
played by members of the Piney
Branch Community Center, was pre
sented last night.
The pageant wa attended by sev
eral hundred people, who visited the
places where tbe various nations were
represented.
Japan, with its Mikado and geisha
girls, was the first place visited. War
torn Serbia and Italy drew much ap
plause. Tbe "tri-colors," a Parisian
cabaret, entertained the audience
when France was Introduced. The
British possessions ere visited, ana
the grand finale was staged when
our own United States nas exhibited
and Uncle Sam, Miss Democracy, and
Columbia were presented.
THREE DROWN OFF FERRY
ELIZABETH. X J., Oct. I. A wom
an and two children were drowned In
Staten Island sound, off Ellzabethport,
today, when the ferry boat Arthur
Kills crashed into the slip with such
force that an automobile truck rolled
off the rear of the boat into the water
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Set of Teeth $5.00 up
Gold F0ItngB 75c op
SuVer FOliogi 50c up
Gild Crowns Per Tooth, $3, ft, $5
Easy Payments to All
P. H.
Bank.
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Lady attendant.
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in use by the Boche forces is this
ARMISTICE OPENS
.- WAY TO RUSSIA
Russian and Roumanian diplomats
here today foresaw the complete col
lapse of Germany's policy In the
Balkans and In the East.
The signing of the armistice by
Bulgaria on the terms laid down by
the allies was interpreted by officials
at the Russian embassy as the re
sumption of power In Bulgaria by
the Russophile group of Bulgarian
statesmen represented by Premier
Malinoff. This, It was declared,
would prove In the near future a
most powerful stimulant to the ef
forts of the revolutionary democracy
of Russia to restore Russia'a unity
and Independence.
The stimulant, Russian officials
pointed out, would be both military
and political. The virtual exit of
Bulgaria from the war opens the
road for tbe entrance of allied troops
Into Rouraanla and thence to south
ern Russia and the Ukraine, whera
the population fighting the German
Invaders, is eagerly awaiting outside
help for a concerted assault on the
enemy.
For one thing. It was declared, the
When the history of the war Is
chronicled there will be a bulky
volume devoted to the wqmen of Eng
land, who forgot their dangers and
woes while they "carried on" to help
win the war. and one long chapter of
this will tell a thrilling and romantic
story of workers in airplane fac
tories, according to Miss Christina C
Slots, of Australia, who arrived re
cently at an Atlantic port.
Miss Sloss belongs to one of those
noble families recorded In Captain
Knyvett'e "Over There With the Aus
tralians." Five of her brothers volun
teered Three of these are now fight
ing, one Is dead, and the other a pris
oner of the Turks.
Miss Sloss was a nurse In Now Tork
when she decided to go Into war work
herself. Twice she attempted to cross
the Atlantic. The first steamship she
boarded was turned back and the sec
ond torpedoed. Finally she landed and
took up a course in airplane work.
"After completing my apprentice
ship I went to work in an alrplan
factory, where I remained until com
Ing here for a rest," raid Miss Closs.
"There were 5,000 young women at
nork in tbe factory, and never can I
describe how they are striving They
remain at their benches or machines
thirteen hours a dav, never complain
ing and always anxious to do their ut
most. Day and night the factory
runs, for the cry is ever for more air
pianr parts.
"There were manv alarms of the ap
proach of air raiders while I was
working in the factory, and we had
been drilled to run for rover upon the
alarm, given generally twenty minutes
before the raids occurred. Shelters
were assigned us and It waa expected
we should cease work.
"But the alarm never made tho.e
English women run for shelter. All it
did was to make them bend lower over
their machines and work with more
speed. The alarm only mado them de
termined to turn nut completed bits of
the airplanes the faster "
REQUIRE MORE COAL
The minimum coal tonnage required
to meet the fuel demands from now
until March 31. must average a pro
duction of bituminous of 12.234,000
tons weekly and a weekly anthracite
production or 2.030.000 tons.
Fuel Administrator Garfield said to
day that weekly requirements rep
resent an Increase of 1,731.000 tons of
bituminous and 121.000 tons of an
thracite over the average weekly pro
duction figures for the corresponding
period a year ago.
CEILING FALLS ON FIREMEN.
Fire of unknown origin In the
building occupied by the Dupont
Cab Company, 411 Nineteenth street
northwest. last night caused 4.000
damage. Several firemen from En
gine Company No. 4 narrowly escaped
serious Injury when the celling of tbe
building collapsed.
TOUX haus. may b. nit' Tak. est
a rtr. Insurance roller with Shannon A
lochs. TU lua at Advt.
GIRLSATWORK
DURA
Hun Weapons
Vi-nrn l.nrierwnnrl & UnderWOOU.
miniature one-man tank, used as a
collapse of Bulgaria has already
started ah open anti-German revolt
In Roumania. The Austro-uerman
troops In Roumania, South Russia,
and the Ukraine, In general, are now
between two fires the victorious
armies of the entente and the em
boldened, revolting population of the
occupied territories,
The exit of Bulgaria from the war
on the terms laid down by the en
tente also opens the way for a direct
advance on Constantinople. Both Rus
sian and Roumanian officials, how
ever, indicated that such an advance
may not prove necessary, ai Bul
garia's collapse Is bound fo force Tur
key to similar action. Thls.lt was
pointed out at the Russian embassy.
would at once release tbe strangle'
hold Turkey and Germany have
obtained upon tbe Caucasus, and may
open the way for a British entrance
Into the Caucasus and thence Into
Russia from Mesopotamia and Persia
The collapse of Bulgaria, therefore,
followed by the certain collapse of
Turkey. It was asserted, means the
salvation of Serbia. Roumania, the
Caucasus, and the Ukraine.
DRAFT LOTTERY
ENDS AT 8 A J.
Breaking all records for speed,
Americas third and greatest draft
lottery ended at 8 o'clock this morn
ing after proceeding without pause
for twenty hours.
Working in shifts throughout the
night, the officers in charge reached
a speed of eighteen numbers listed
every minute In the closing hours
Until midnight the big draft room
was filled with interested spectators.
It had been expected the lottery
would take at lesst twenty-six bouM
and wouldn't be over until this aft
ernoon. The speed made, however.
Indicates that the master lists will be
ready for mailing late today, as the
Government Printing Office kept pace
with the capsule pluckers through
out the day and night, and the first
proof sheets of the list were ready
early today These have to be
checked and reehecked for errors be
fore they are ready for mailing to
the district boards.
The last capsule to be drawn from
the great glass bowl contained the
number 12.731.
The Vienna Arbelter Zeitiing, rs
ccntly. characterized a "perverted
newspaper" by the powerful Austro
Hungarian war Interests which It
has bitterly attacked, warn.t Aus
trian labor of a most disquieting sit
uation to follow the world war.
"Labor will no longer liae to deal
with individual employers," It says,
"but with a closely organized combi
nation of employers, allied with the
I - bank and suDnorted bv th
State." :
i iic dual monarchy nns ior.. .
many "war unions of employers and
guarantees them substantial profits,
with the proviso that a share of thee
profits shall go to the State. ThU
condition
the Zeitung believes, will
lead to a vicious circle of state,
banks, and kartels (Industrial com
panies) that will completely domi
nate labor. Tbe war baa also, It Is
declared, led to the formation of
large trusts in Austria-Hungary, for
many small manufacturers have be
come rich and have sold out to large
(interests.
INSURE U. S. FREIGHT
Consignments of freight, delivered
fdr shipment by Federal controlled
ocean lines, now are protected by in
surance automatically as shipments
by rail.
The Railroad Administration has au
thorized all ocean lines to assume the
marine risk without extra charge, or
without changes In th. present rates.
AUST IANS FEAR
GREAT LABOR WAR
AUTOS RUN DOWN
II DURING DAY!
Two persons today are suffering
from Injuries sustained In street ac
cidents yesterday.
Dudafiste Shade, fifty-one years old,
13S3 Irving street northwest, was
slightly Injured when he was knock
ed down by an automobile operated
by an unidentified white man. at
Eighteenth street and Belmont roid
northwest. Shade was bruised on the
arms and body. He was taken to the
Emergency Hospital.
An automobile operated by William
Burns, 414 Fifteenth street southeast,
knocked down William Thompson,
eight years old, 435 Fifteenth street
southeast, w ho wai riding a bicycle
on Tennessee avenue and F street
northeast. Young Thompson was
badly cut on the face.
Crashing Into an electric light polo
aj Third and Pennsylvania avenue
southeast last night, an automobile
operated by an unidentified man
knocked down the pole and then
crashed through a show window of
the store of Morris Brosen. 303 Penn
sylvania avenue southeast
William Shreve, 1531 Parkwood
place northwest, reported to the po
lice today that an automobile col
lided with bis automobile while It
was standing near North Capitol and
U streets.
The "Denver Opportunity School" Is
a unique Institution which is creating
new fields for women's labor. Store
than 100 young women and girls have
learned automobile operating and re
pairing there within the last few
months. In order to fit themselves for
such service and to release men for
the army or munition shops. The
school's work will supplement that of
the training and dilution service of the
Department of Labor to some extent.
Miss Emily Griffith Is principal of
the Institution. Some of the girls have
already gone to France to drive ambu
lances. Others are finding tbeir daces
in the community by driving Jitney
ouses.
The "Opportunity School" Is also
proving of great value to farm clrls
who are now learning farm manage
ment and how to do lighter kinds of
rarm work. The shortage of labor In
some farming sections of Colorado and
Nebraska during the present season
made their addition to the ranks of
workers more than welocme.
TEAR "DIE WACHT"
HACKENSACK. S. J., Oct. 1,
Twenty-five students of the Junior
class of Hackensack high school tore
out pages containing "Die Wacht am
Rhein" from their song books. Ad
dressing the pupils. Principal F. T.
Marlatt said he could not overlook
the fact that they had destroyed
school proptrty, even though he real
ized the spirit of patriotism which
prompted the deed. Mr. Marlatt di
rected that each pupil pay for tha
book damaged, and It Mould then be
come his personal property.
At a meeting the juniors accepted
the ruling. Many of the parents,
however, insist they will not permit
the boys to pay for the books, and
are indignant that the school authori
ties brought such a book into the
class-rooms. Besides the objection
able national eong there were twelve
other German songs and several ar
tides with ful-ome praise for German
musicians In the books.
EAT LESS HEAT
IF
Take a glass of Salts to Flush
Kidneys if bladder bothers
you.
Eatin? meat rearularlv eventnnllv
produces ivianey irouoie in some
form or other, says a well known
authority, because the uric acid In
meat excites the kidneys, they be
come overworked; get sluggish; clog
up and cause all sorts of dlktress,
particularly backache and misery In
the kidney region, rheumatic twin
ges, severe headaches,' acid lomach,
constipation, torpid 11 t. sleeplejs
nea. bladder and urinary irritatim..
The moment our back hurts or
Kianeys aren i aciing rignt. or if
bladder bothers you. net ahmit rnnr
ounces of Jad Salts from any good
pnarmacy; laive a laDlCHpoomul in
a glass of water before breakfast
for a few days and your kidney will
then act fine This famous salts is
made from the acid of grapes and
lemon lulce. combined with him
and has been used for generations to
flush clogged Kianeys and stimulate
them to norms! activity: also to neu
tralize the acids In the imnj so It no
longer Irritate, thus enillnp bladder
disorders.
Jad Salts cannot injur- anyone;
makes a dellcitful ffrvem:ent llth.
ia-watrr drink which millions of men
and women taxo now ana men to
keen tho kidneys and urinarv nrirans
clean, thus aoldln serious kidney
disease.
GIRLS LEARNING
AUTO REPAIRING
FROM SONG B OOKS
BAG
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GERMANS
HOLD BACK YaNKS
By FRANK J. TATXOn.
(Unlted Presi Staff Correspondent.)
WITH THE AMERICANS WEST OF
VERDUN, pct. 1. The Germans
are constantly throwing in fresh di
visions In an effort to hold bac.c the
Americans between the Argonne
forest and the Meuse. resulting In In
creasingly violent fighting.
Missouri. Kansas, and Ohio troops,
after four davi continuous fight
ing, withstood the counter-attacks of
the fresh Boche masses wltnout
budging, then resumed their offen
sive, gaining more ground.
Artillery More Active.
The German artillery Is becoming
more active, while our "3s are fir
ing point blank from front line posi
tions, sweeping the muddy Argonne
hills, pioneering for the Infantry.
I saw the beginning of an Intense
battle yesterday afternoon from a
point near Montfaucone (twelve miles
northwest of Verdun), which is now
under a continuous enemy barrage.
Montfaucon is located on the crest
of a moderately sloping hill. The
American artillery nearby continually
bangs away, while overhead the
American shells spasmodically whistle,
mixed with an occasional long- whine
from a Boche projectile. Oil to the
left, from the Artfonne forest, the
steady roar of other American guns
adds to the din.
All our artillery Is concentrating on
one specified small area, packed with
machine gun nests, which Interrupted
the advance of Missouri and Pennsyl
vania troops. The barrage, sweeping
on before the attack, saves the lives
of many doughboys.
Stretcher Bearer. Busy.
Over a ridge to the left four Red
Cross men can be seen carrying a
stretcher. Another wounded man is
following them. They must cross
two kilometers (a mile and a quarter)
of hills before they finally reach the
dressing station for which they are
bound. It Is hidden In a former boche
dugout at the edge of a wood. To
the north another quartet emerges
over the horizon, carrying a wounded
comrade. Suddenly machine gun Ht:
rattles sharply above the confused
roar of tbe heavier guns. They drop
their stretcher and lie flat. It Is one
of our own airplane firing at
some boches a considerable distance
away. But caution Is necessary since
the Red Cross men and wounded have
been fired on several times by snipers
who have not been mopped up.
Impassable roads from the front
make It necessary to carry the
wounded In litters' more than five
kilometers (over three miles). The
litter men have been working with
out rest since daylight. They have
had little food, either They gather
up the wounded, give them first aid
and bring them back tor the dressing
stations. While the wounded are
awaiting their turn there they are
carefully covered with salvage blank
ets and boche overcoats.
Many of the Red Cross men had not
eaten more than one or two meals
during the whole fighting. They wer
tired looking, but bright eyed. Over
head a flock of airplanes patrolled
back and forth, slgnalinr our artil
lery. Two stray boches, venturing to
approach them were promptly chared
back.
Four muddy doughboys, skirting
the lines of uglV barbed wire sur
rounding Montfaucon. stopped for a
minute to rest and chat. They were
Pennsylvania signal corps men.
They told how their pals In the
front line were charging machine
guns, slowing down under fire, then
skirmishing ahead bit by bit. giving
the artillery a chance to punish the
nests before they dashed ahead and
took them.
The signal corps men bad not slept
for two days, but declared they were
not tired. They said the same applied
to the men up ahead, who thought
only of pushing on.
Washington Men In Fight
Down the road an artillery lieuten
ADVERTISEMENT.
Dr. Kenneth
New York Post
Says That Nuxated Iron
Is The Most Valuable Tonic, Strength and Blood
Builder Any Physician Can Prescribe
Probably no remedr has ever met SPECIAL TOPHYSICIAX3
with such phenomenal success as has rjoeter. what Do You Recommend To
Nuxated Iron over three million peo- Renew The Supply Of Iron In The
pie annually are taking It in this Blood Of People la A Wak.
country alone. It ha been used and X"," ',' n-D7" ' , ,
. , . , . . . ... ,,. h.j Dr. MacAlpine. for 16 years Adjunct
highly endorsed by such distinguished Prof,s90r lnvthe'Ntw y0'rk Post Grad-
men as: Hon. Leslie M. Shaw, former uatc Medical School and Hospital, say
Secretary of the Treasury and Ex
Governor of Iowa; former United
States Senator and Vice Presidential
Nominee Charles A. Tfmne; United
States Senator U. S Johnson: Judge
rj W Atkinson of the United states
..(-, tt Pl.lm. nf WaKtilnfrtnn? JudlT4
l.uw.fci ....,....- . .m- .
Samuel S. Voder, Statesman. Jurist,
formerly Surgeon Major In the Army:
llencral John L. Clem. USA (He-
., a .- ..... k.. e Khiih whn
tired), the drummer boy of Shlloh who
was Sergeant In the U. S. Army at i:
years of age, and others.
.
WHATDIL MACALPINE SUSi
"During sixteen years as Lecturer
and Adjunct Professor of Special
Sursery (Proctology) in the New York
Graduate Medical School and Hospital,
I never had recourse to so valuable a
remedy for building up th health
and strength of debilitated, eonrales
"" . ,i " . " ..", irnn qavere
cent patients as Nuxated Iron, severe
tests recently made with Nuxated Iron
have absolutely convinced me that It
is a preparation of most extraordinary
merit.
"If people would only realize that
Iron is Just as indispensable to th
MnnA i ale to tha lunes and be
blood as Is air to tne "" n "
Just as particular about Keeping up a
sufficient supply at all times, there
would, in my opinion, be far less ois
ease resulting from anaemic, weak
ened conditions. For years It was a
problem with physdclans how to ad
minister Iron in a form that could be
taken up by the system anil increase
the red blood eorpuulu uithout up-
yetting the stomach, blackening tne
teeth or producing other disorders al
most as serious a. the lack of Iron
Itself. But the Introduction of Nux
ated Iron has done an ay with all ob
Jcetlonaala laaiur of the aid mLn-
FAIL TO
ant came, leading three caissons man
ned by Washington men.
"Say. have you seen an artillery
dump around here." asked the lieu
tenant. "We've got to rush up more
shells."
We told him of a dumn off to th.
right, and they clattered off In that
direction.
Returning after giving up hope that
the Boches would quit atrafinr th.
ruins of Montfaucon long enough for
6s to Inspect them, we pushed
through woods and over slippery bills
where more litter men were carrying
wounded to the rear.
The Germans are changing the type
of their defense lines, deserting con
crete strongholds for flexible machine
gtin nests. Usually tbeir Infantrymen
are grouped behind bushes or lie In
the tall grass, not firing until the
attackers are close to them.
Apparently each line of machine
guns and Infantry tries to delay the
American advance aa much as pos
sible, depending upon the next line
to take up the burden afterward.
The Americans have been sur
prised to find fewer trenches than
they expected, but much wire, behind
the deserted Uindenburg line. In
filtration of American patrols through
the defenses has not been difficult.
The engineers are speedily Improv
ing all necessary roads. During the
first two day -of the advance, some
roads were almost Impassable.
streams of traffic continually slipping
Into mud holes. Puffing tractors,
sometimes two or three booked to-i
cether. pulled trucks, guns, and
wagons from ditches. The transpor
tation problem, however, has become
less difficult with the arrival of bet
ter weather.
E
FLIGHT TO N. Y.
From Washllngton to New Tork
In 5 hours 1 minute, and 58 second
Is the time given for the winner of
the annual 200-mlle pigeon futurity
race of the United Homing Pigeon
LConcourse. Th birds left the field
east of the Union Station last Sup
day morning shortly after 10 o'clock.
The winning bllrd arrived at th
loft of Its owner Herman Brown.
stein, of 16 Glenmore avenue,
Brooklyn. N. Y.. at 3:11 Sunday af
ternoon. The time made In this race wu
remarkable. Fifty-nine yards per
minute was the speed at which the
birds traveled or approximately one
yard per second. It Is probably that
after these bird have had several
more drills they will be turned over
to the Government.
Another race. In which 3.500
pigeons will be Included, will start
from Washington next Sunday morn
lnlg. This race will be held under
tbe supervision of the Government.
All birds who fly In these races
are the property of persona living In
New Tork city or vicinity who enter
their birds In the races. Each bird
lis tagged, and the time lis taken as
they arrive in their lofts at Nev
Tork -or vicinity.
CALLS FOR MORE COAL
Fuel Administrator Garfield has
started a drive for coal production
which Is to continue until April 1 in
order to avert a coal famine this win
ter. Coal operatives and miners, in a
formal proclamation, are called upon
to enlist in a detailed program to
produce 12.234.000 tons of bituminous
coal and 2,0301000 tons of anthracite
every week. The call will apportion
the weekly call for each mine.
Liberty Bond ar Liberty
which will you bave itf
Bouad,
ADVERTISEMENT.
K. MacAlpine
BIRDS MAK
QUICK
Graduate Medical School and Hospital
tho Introduction of Nuxated Iron give
to every caretui minKing pnysician a
tried and valuable prescription which
he can recommend nearly every day
with benefit to his weakened and run
down patient
Mr MacAlpine's oninlnn is borne
out by the endorsement of such
physicians as Lir Schuyler C. Jaquea,
....... i.. -. ..!.. ?..., (-, clt
,K" tt' '.,''" W . "T
Newman, late House Surgeon of Jef-
erson j-arK uospuai. unicago: vr.
lames Francis Sullivan, formerly
,....,,. of n.ilevu. Ho.nltal tOut.
j00r DepL). New York and the West.
'hester County Hospital: Dr. Ferdl-
iAna mint ;-' uijv iji,i4 au
Medical Author, and others.
William R. Kerr, former Health
. . .ould be used in everv hos-
jttal and prescribed by every pnyslc-
an in inis country.
Kow. Doctor, when vou wish to nre-
icribe a true tonic, strength and blood
jullder ofTe that puts the vim and
nergy Into the veins or tne weaK, m-
Arm, run-down and aged why not try
... ,. ,.,, . lrT v.,.,4 irnn
that Dr. MacAlpine and other
physicians have ued with such sue-
-. --J -r "w'th;:':
times per day after meals will often
increase the strength and endurance
of delicate, nervous, run-down folks
In two weeks' time our druggist
wln refund your patient's money If It
ioraa
eral salt of iron and gives to every
careful thinking physician .1 tried and
aluable prescription .vnch he i-an
recommend nearly jve. dy with
benefit to his weaken -d and rundown
pitlents Nuxated !.- n ty ennciln?
the blood and ereat.MT nt-w bio id . elH
trengthen the nerv- s r build iha
ueakened lni'in and lielpi to irfull
renewed ene -v and rndurancf- Into
the whole yina -,tl-er th pk'ient
bejoungo, j'd. 1 1 my pinlnii Nux
ated Iron 'r "In niot valuable tnulc.
slrena-th and blood Builder any
physician can prescribe."
MEADE FILLS RANK
DEPLETED BY GRIP
CAMP MEADE, M. Oct. 1. Th
soldiers of the camp not (ufftrlnr
from Spanish Influenza are saddened
by the possibility that they may bar
to leav th convalescing Influenza
patients behind when time comes to
go overseas. The actual efficiency
of units In the camp has not been
Impaired by th transfer to th hos
pital of 3.S03 or mora men because
when other division left they had pa
tients In the hospital and men found
below standard at the last moment.
who formed the nucleus of what has
become a big organization develop
ment battalions. In these battalions
ar now men up to normal strength
who will fill the gaps caused by the
Influenza,
The facilities of the camp for tak
ing care of the present situation are
ample. There I the base hospital,
the special training forces, or sur
plus men there, th staff of army
nurses and the forty young women
who came her as student nurse. In
the dlvlilon there I a sanitary train,
composed of four field hospitals, with
a large force of trained attendants,
and In avery regiment there Is a
medical detachment Th organiza
tion i such as would b required ta
meet the demands of a big battle.
The report from day to day apply
to the whole camp of about 40,000
men. Th number of men so far en
rolled a Influensa cases Is less than
10 per cent The proportion of of
ficer la much below this nercentare.
The colored soldiers here seem to b
less susceptible than tbe whit.
LAUD FARMERETTES
Encouragement to the women of
America who have been working on
farms or who will work on farms
hereafter Is glvaji In a communica
tion from the Woman's Land Army
of Great Britain, which number
more than 300,000 women. It reads
In part:
"Th Land Army of Britain con
gratulates with heartfelt cordiality
the Woman's Land Army of America
for a great beginning and the promise
of a great future.
"Your vigorous young organiza
tion, already of twenty States (thirty
nine since the letter was written)
has created a new source, of Inspira
tion in us. who have labored since th
beginning of the war. Our
own experience has given us faith in
the power of women to overcome.
British women doing their utmost
ar confident that the women of
America will loyally carry through,
and all the allied women working to
gether In one great caus and one
great spirit will remain an unbroken
front till victory is achieved."
21 RECEIVE D.S.C.
The distinguished service cross has
been awarded by Central Pershing t
twelve officers and men of the Ameri
can Expeditionary Forces for gallant
ry In action. The men decorated In
clude: Private Charles Kemme. Falrbury.
Neb.; Private Guy Hill, address not
given: Private Elmer E. Feb. 4031
Garfield avenue, St. Louis, Mo.: Pri
vate Ernest V. Bollnger. Little Rock.
Ark.: Private Raymond Riley, address
not given; Second Lieut. Jim Qulnn.
1878 Overtan Park. Memphis, Tenn.:
Mechanic Frank H. Humphrey,
Churches Ferry, N. D.; Capt Frederick
W. Black. Huntington. Pa.: Sergt.
John E. Licklider, 544 North Queen
street, Martinsburg. W. Va.; Private
Edward J. Backley, 1410 Washburn
avenue. Chicago. III.: Corp. William A.
Stapleton, Rush. Ky ; Private Albert
H. Haus. T04 Summit avenue. East 8t
Louls, III.
ADVERTISEMENT.
apSS
DO. KE.V.TET1I K. MACALPttTE
Prominent Xnt York Surgeon
WHO HE IS
Dr. MacAlpine graduated from the
New York University Medical College,
waa Assistant Surgeon (Outdoor
DepL), Bellevue Hospital, formerly
House Surgeon and for 16 years Ad
junct Professor New York Post Grad
uate Medical School and Hospital,
which Is the original and largest Post
Graduate Hospital In the United
States, a member of the New York
County Medical Society, the New York
State Medical Society. New York
Physicians' Association and Pott Grad
uated Alumni Association. Dr. Mac
Alpine Is regarded aa a leading Amer
ican authority on Proctology and has
deal Section of the New York State
Medlc-
ii-ii aucieiy.
Manufaeturtrsr Note: Nuxattd Irea.
whlcti li ued by Or MaeAlplne and others
with auth lurpriilnr remits and which is
prescribed and recommended by phy
i iipa. I n"l a aecret amtdy but ona
which Is well known to druxilsts avery-
ir. I nn .r in., older inorganic Iron
rrodmta il is easily asslntllatad and dos
not Injur.- the Uelh, make them blsck. nor
upset the stomach Tbe manufacturers
ruvrantre auresssful and antlrelr aatlstae
lory results to etery purchssr or they will
refund jour money It Is dispensed ta tht
rlty by James O'Donnell's Drue; Storu.
People Urua Stores, and all other drug-data.
WOMEN OF BRITAIN
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