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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 THEODORE HOFFMAN, 3334 Prospect Avenue N.W..
"THE MORE MONEY WE LOAN, THE LESS BLOOD WE LOSE" r.-. Today How Will IhTWomen Vote? For Wilson and the War. $2 An Hoar Shoveling Coal. $17 In Eight Hoars. By ARTHUR BRISBANE. Mr. David Lawrence often writes very intelligent letters from Washington to various newspapers, but he does not estimate as highly as he might the intelligence of women. He says the failure of Demo crats to pass the suffrage amend ment wiu cause defeat of the Democratic party at the election this fall. Women will vote against the party, says he. If they do, they -will justify many things that anti-suffrage ladies and gentlemen have been saying. The Democratic party just at present is ninety per cent Wood row Wilson and ten per cent as sorted statesmen. No man has e.-er worked harder for anything than Woodrow Wil . son has -worked for woman suf frage. He voted for it in his home State, New Jersey. His influence forced it throagh the biggest State in the Union, New York nothing eke could have done it And the most earnest, eloquent, and noble appeal that he has ever made in public was made by him to the Congress of the United States urging the passage of the suffrage amendment as a war measure. Any -woman voting against the Democratic ticket this year votes against Woodrow Wilson, Commander-in-Chief of the United States army and nary. Let that be remembered. Any woman' voting against the Democratic party this year votes against the President of the , United States, votes to weaken , his influence in Congress, votes to increase his difficulties. The woman who votes against the Democratic party, that party being just now WOODROW WILSON, votes against the most powerful friend that has ever 1 worked in a great office for jus- . tiee to women. Nothing could please the Kaiser on his present toboggan slide more than to read that the women of the United States, re pudiating the Democratic party, had repudiated Woodrow Wilson and the war. The women will not Vote to please the Kaiser. They: will vote for the party that upholds .the President of the United States, the war of theUmted States, and the interest of the United States. A woman's vote against the Democratic party is a vote against Woodrow Wilson. A vote against Woodrow Wilson by a woman Is an ungrateful vote, an unpatriotic vote, and a Vote pleasing to Germany. we can assure Mr. Lawrence, who is a good Princeton man and a good Wilson man, whatever he may be as a Democrat, that women know how to vote intelligently, and will do It this fall. THEY WILL SEND DEMOCRATS TO CONGRESS TO HELP THE PRES IDENT WITH HIS WORK. THEY WILL NOT SEND REPUBLICANS TO HAMPER AND HINDER THE PRESIDENT. Remember, as you buy your fourth installment of Liberty bonds that the Spanish Influenza, closing schools and causing deaths in America, Is a product of the war which, in turn, is the product of the Kaiser. The best way to ex press disapproval of Spanish in fluenza, and to end the condition that produces the disease. Is to buy bonds to influence Prussia. Washington has closed the pub lic schools, sensibly, to check the influenza. Government depart ments are to open and close at dif ferent hours, in order to avoid crowding all the employes into the street cars at the same hour a common-sense plan that should have been adopted without wait ing for Spanish influenza to force it. Keep your children away from crowds. Keep away from indi viduals that sneeze, or cover your face, if they will not cover theirs. See that children keep hands away from mouths and noses, and that the hands are well washed when they come in from play. Get plenty of fresh air while you are sleeping, eat lightly and slowly, and the Spanish germ will skip ycu. Don't be afraid of it. Fear diminishes vitality. Vitality re sists disease. The above statements are made on the authority of a good doctor. These are indeed days of good wages. In Connecticut avenue, north of the big bridge, two piles of coal, ten tons in each pile, lay on the sidewalk three doors apart the winter's coal for two families. Tho coal man had dumped the coal and left it on the sidewalk, taking with him the price per ton and the blessing of the householders. There came the colored man, his "tools, instruments and ma chinery" being an old iron wheel barrow, a wash boiler that would hold coal but no water, and a shovel. Starting at 9 o'clock and finish ing at 1. he had in four hours put away the first coal supply ten tons into the cellar. He took hli reward, seven dollars and a half itConllnuid on Pace 2, Column 0.) WEATHER: Fair and rooter tonight and toraorroTT. Tempera tore at ft n. m 00 At fcrreai normal tempera ture for Oetoher 3 for last 30 yearn, CZ degree. NUMBER 10,G69. GERMANS BURN TOWNS IN RETREAT FROM BELGIUM 100 PRIVATE D. C. ASKED TO Dr. W. C Fowler, District health officer, today requested 100 private schools In the District to close in the fight against the Spanish influ enza epidemic Boarding schools, institutions which house and feed studentswere not included in this request. George Washington, Georgetown and Catho lic unirersitietrttill remain open!"" The schools were asked to close as a "patriotic, duty" and to remain closed until the crisis in the epi demic has been passed. It is prob able all private schools will remain closed until the public schools are reopened. SeTen More Deaths. Seven additional deaths from Spanish Influenza were reported to the District Health Department to day. Publication of the number of cases of Influenza wax ordered discontin ued by Health Officer Fowler until the physicians In the District make complete reports of the cases they treat Dr. Fowler says the physi cians now are reporting only a frac tion of the number of cases that ac tually exist. Camp Leach at American Univer sity was placed under general quar antine toda Not to Close Churches. Commissioner Brownlow today an nounced that he did not deem It nec essary to close churches in the Dis trict. The opening of stores in the Dis trict at 10 o'clock In the morning, which was ordered yesterday by Commissioner Brownlow. has been misunderstood in some cases. Those (Continued on rage 3, Column 1 ) PRESIDENT TO SET E President WIIon will soon order uni form wages Tor the different trade in all war industries The President's proposed action 1" said to hae been prompted by labor turnore-s and strike In war plants. Discrepancies between the wage. of like workers In different pKnts caused ex tensive movements of labor and dlscon tent among the workers, it Is pointed out. It Is expected that the uniform ware policy to be outlined by tho President will establish relatively equitable condi tion among the Indutr'es. and will enable each plant to secure and retain that quota of workers ncccsary to maintain a proper balance In produc tion. This movement I In concert with the country's war program, uhlrh has brought about price fixing of virtually every commodity and a consequent limit to tne profits of producers. COINAGE SHOWS DROP Coinage at the mints of the t'nlted States for September was the email est to date this year. The value of the coins struck totaled tl.13ft.2i0 Included In the September issue of coins were nearly 1 1.500.000 one-cent pieces. Half dollars, quarters and dimes coined aggregated only 2,088,000 for the month. SEN. FALL NOMINATED SANTA J"E. N M Oct. n - Senator Albert H. Kail was nominated fr re-election by the Republican part by acclamation at the State (onv.ti Hon here yesterday The Republi cans claimed their party rhould be In charge of war legislation. SCHOOLS N CLOSE 00! IRS WA STANDARDS She TTOatomfo Published every evening (IncltuUnc Bandar) Entered as neond-cUu matter at In. peat- olace at Waihlniton. O. G. u ME NEXT, "SAYS LONDON, Oct. 3. Turkey has notified Germany that she intends to propose peace to the allies, a Zurich dispatch to the Daily News declares. Germany is said to have replied at some length", partly in a menacing and partly in a pleading fone. Turkey's decision is be- It iSHr, f&iL dk ibhhkpi WmsElm RECONSTRUCTION BILL PRESENTED The Administration reconstruction bill was presented In tho Senate this afternoon by Senator Overman of South Carolina, chairman of tho Sen ate Committee on Ilulea, Tho principal difference between the Administration bill and" the 'Weeks resolution, unanimously Indorsed by the Senate Republicans, is that under the Overman bill the commission on reconstruction whuld be nppolnted by tho I'realdent while under the Repub lican measure the commissioners ujuld be members of the House and Senate. KING RECEIVJESTOMPERS ny Agence Radio To the Interna tional Rpwi Service. HAVRE France, Oct 3 Samuel Gompers. president of tho American Federation of !abor, oil received in audience by King Mbert, of Belgium, today. Mr Gnmpers, who visited the Belgian front, expressed admiration for Lb,, spirit of tbo Belglaaa. J WASHINGTON, THURSDAY EVENING. CONT1NUEO ON PAGE 3, COL. 5. "KAMERAD!" P:5iSlllWifl8 HOUSES 10 BE Tho District Liberty Ixan Commit tee today announced that It has plans which will prevent the epidemic of Spanish Influenza in the District from cutting down Washington' subscrip tions to I a fourth Liberty lean. The ft.Mi step In the campaign to offset Ihe deterrent effect of the epl- demln will be a visit to every Immel In the District by a Liberty bond seller, "Have yon bought a Liberty Bond" Is tho question that will be asked at every front door, and if the answer Is negative the salesman will shi '"I am here now n take your subscrip tion ns ynur pledge " The visits of the bond salesmen will (Cantlacsd on Pass 3, Column 3.) MA A TURKEY OF SUPPLIES AFIRE AN ATLANTIC TORT. Oct. ft. Fire of unnown origin this afternoon dam aged the cargo of a Government llllhler here. No estimate of the loss v. as given. The vesnel Is said to have been loaded with war supplies. TO BUHDLABORATORY The Ilnusn this afternoon passed a bill recommended by the Public Health flrrvlco. for n new building .for the Hygienic Laboratory to be erected near the N'avul Hospital in this city, and to cost sssn.uoo. One of the urgent reasons given on tho floor for the new building was that the spread of Spanish In fluenza made the work of the labnrn tory, which la under tho 1'ubllr Health Service, peculiarly important at this time. The bill came up under n rule yesterday, Adjournment for lack of a quorum prevented Its passage then Today, a fight wan mad to amend the bill ho as lo require that con struction should be under .nnlra'l with the lowest bidder l.fforts to amend the hill failed, however, and It was quickly put through. CARGO WA nUtnes OCTOBER 3, 1918. II S. S. TAMPA OFF ENGLAND; 118 LIS LOST Ten oncers of the 103 enlisted men. in addition to one British of ficer and fire civilian employes were lost when the U. S. 8. Tampa, for- merlr a coast guard cotter, was tor pedoed in the Bristol channel, Eng land, on the? night of September 25, the -Navy; DeoirUnent announced to- Mv:p.-r Heportpito tfie'Navy Department fall to state that a submarine was sighted, but said that all the erf dence Indicated that the vessel was the victim of a submarine. She was escorting a convoy and for some reason had run ahead of the other vessels. At 8:45 an explosion was heard, and a search by the other ves sels revealed wreckage from the Tampa, with one of her life belts. The bodies of two men in naval uniform, but unidentified, also were found floating on the wreckage. The Tampa was in command of Capt C. Satterlee, of the coast guard. The Navy Department is under stood to have cabled for additional details. D. C. SAILOR MISSING Taulsen B. Schwegler. 1S29 F street northwest. Is "missing in action" as a result of the torpedoing of the U. S S. Tampa In foreign waters recent ly, according to a telegram received today by his mother. Mrs. C. T. Schwegter, from the United States Coast Guard Service. Schwegler enlisted In the coast guard Bervlce on June 6, 1017 and was on foreign duty from October. 1917, until the Tampa was sunk. He was a student In Washington schools and at Tolytechnlc University, Kansas, until the Mexican crisis developed. He enlisted In Troop B, of the Missouri Vntional Guard Cavalry and served '("-oughout the border trouble In that unit. i in is survived uy his mother and one brother E BEDFORD, Ohio, Oct. 3. Twenty six men nro known to have been kill ed and several Injured early today uhen a Pennsylvania flyer, from Co lumbus for Cleveland, ran through a crowd of workmen at tho Inter state Engineering plant here as they wero boarding a workmen's special I rain to go to their homes after work. Twenty-threo of the men wero kill ed outright, and three died at hos pitals shortly after they were In jured without regaining conscious ness. Two or three others Injured may recover. AH of the doad are from Cleveland. 3 DEAD IN WRECK NKW YORK. Oct 3 -Three persons ire believed to be dead and eighteen ire known to be Injured In a rear-end olllslon between two local trains at he Jackson avenue station on the West Farms division uf the subway here today, A five car local train crashed Into he rear of another five-car train thleh as waiting to bn switched into another track The motorman of the second train rag killed, and a Kuard on the ttrs rain Is believed to have been killed The other man known to he dead was denuded as Meyer BaralL U-BOAT INKS 26 WORKMEN AR KILLED BY TRAIN "SUB" SHELLS SHIP 200 MILES OFF COAST AIT ATLAirnC POBTy Oct s. Reports of 8 U-boat in opera lion 200 miles off the Atlantic coast were brought here today by two merchant vessels. Both vessels reported they received S. 0. 8. calls, which told of shelling by a U-boat, but neither was able to catch the position or name of the vessel under attack. No reports of submarines shelling Teasels along the At lantic coast had reached the Navy Department this morn ing. WITH THE AMERICANS WEST OF VERDUN, Oct. 3. Tho Americans have now advanced from seven to eight kilometers (four to four and a half miles) through the tangled Ar gonne forest since the start of their offensive. This forward movement baa been accomplished by smothering; machine gun nests, bridging great masses of barbed wire entanglements and drag ging up artillery and wagons by hand. American aviators are continuing their remarkable work of observing and regulating artillery fire, fighting off German planes and strafing lnfan try and transport. Some of tne planes fly as low as fifty yards above the trees. In the region of Fresnes, east of Verdun on the Metz front, a Franco- American raid resulted In tne taking of nfty Austrian prisoners. BRITISH HEADQUARTERS IN FRANCE. Oct. 3j Tha contingent of Americans who had been holding out since Sunday In a far advanced posi tion between Cambria and St. Quen tin against greatly superior enemy numbers hava been rescued. In our attacks around Vendhnlle yesterday, we were able to fight throogh and relieve this party, num bering some hundreds, kho, having taken up their position Sunday night, were surrounded by the Germans early Monday. Notwithstanding that they were opposed by such superior number) and only possessed the ammunition and rations which they themselves were carrylnc;, the Americans made a magnificent resistance. and the ground was strewn with German dead. Severe criticism was directed at the street car companies In Washington far their failure to handta trafflo In n proper manner, and to mee the con irested conditions by Senator Jones of Washington. Senator Jon-i also decljrcl that the rublla Hint j Commission had not used the aimsorlty to give adeauate service. He expressed the belief the rnbllc Utilities Commission should be distinct from the District Commission. It Is plain to me. said Senator Jones, "that the street car companies of the District of Columbia have made no special effort to meet the con gested situation here They have not Increased wages as they ought to have been Increased, Thev did not attempt to secure additional ears un til the spring" of this present year The companies seem to operate upon he theory of getting eerythlng they poaiilbly can out of the public and renderlrK Just about as little service as poMSrse. YANKSjilN FOURltES IN FOREST N JONESATTAKS CAR SERVICE HERE B B bi -m win1. hi, ii ,,i , i,i,,'.iim FISCAL EDITION ! I PRICE TWO CENTS. TWO GREAT WT BASK MENACED BY The Italian army in Albania has launched as offeasiv against the Aagtriass there, cables to the Italian esabassy stated today. The German s -hava .begun, their-re- i-temvJ3elgiuEi, arss- BRITISH AN -TMT-efeax chaUT--oCtfiM i ne ci u -.. ' .t srM' -ftr 1 1 wOTaa. jrpaj;ineonuieni earner j,io Lens ix'h'elnE evacuated, the ens&jj Ttitn wtltnvaa In tti?w V TOP are hotly pursned by, the British, ' whose advance now menaces both the great submarine bases on the Belgian coast Ostend and Zee brngge. The retirement had reached St! maximum depth of two miles early,! today, and indications pointed to a continuation of the movement, per haps destined to be the greatest of the war. Summarized, the news trom that various battle fronts today follows;' Fighting Spreads. FLANDERS FRONT The flghtlnn front In Flanders now has spread' from Dlxmude southward, in a wldss semi-circle, to Lens, a distance of about sixty miles. The Germans yes terday began a sew retirement on tha lower third of this front, between Lens and Armentieres. Already ther have retreated two miles and are still falling back. PICARDT FRONT Tho British re sumed their attack north of St. QuenV tin this morning, evidently in an at tempt to effect another breach in tha Beaurevolr-Fonsomme subsidiary line, behind the Hlndenhurg defenses. The French, attacking south of St. Quentln. are nearing the Olse river at Berthenlcourt. thus extending tha northern encircling movement which Is destined to pinch off the St. Go baln massif and Laon. In conjunction with the thrust northward west of Rhelms LA FERE-RHEIMS FRONT General Berthelot. attacking northwest of Rhelms. has carried his line forward to within less than three mile of Berry-au-Bac and less than Ave miles of Craonne. RHEIMS-VERDUN FRONT Ths French drive in the Champagne re gion was resumed at dawn this morn ing. Yesterday's attacks resulted In the capture of Challerange. on the western fringe of the Argonne forest. In the Argonne region the Germans are reported to be falling back be fore the Americans between the Meuse and the Argonne forest. FOE FIRES ROULERS AS ALLIES GAIN PARIS, Oct. 3 (15.13 p. m.) The Ger mans have set Ore to the Belgian city of Roulers. Roulers. which was one of the prlncl- sl oblectlres of the previous British drives In Flanders, has been practically iuriouimt.-d bj Belgian and British troops jt i about twelve miles north east of Ypres BRITISH HUE HUNS BACK TWO MILES LOVDO.N. Oct 3. The Germans ar retreating on the 20-mlle front be tween Armentieres and Lens. Field Marshal Hals announced todar They are evacuating highly organized posi tions which they had held since th beginning of trench warfare. t' The retirement already has teacheS 5 I