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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27: 1919. WWw R HANDPRESIDENT (Continued from First Page.) commemorates a grave in France and in their hearts a wound that can never heal. BRAVEST OF THE BRAVE MARCH WITH PRESIDENT AT HEAD OF PROCESSION tVith an escort of honor, composed of the bravest of the brave, men decorated for gallantry in action, the President is marching at the head tjf the parade. Frequently the President pauses and bows and smiles in response to the tumultous cheers which greet Ills passage up Pennsylvania avenue. The President's escort Is com posed of nine "medal men." They sire Capt. Harry H. Semmcs, Iiicut. C M. Kinsolving. John. L. Carlll. JScrgt John Dupuy, John Hartnctt, jr.. W O. Harris. Sergt. O. -"A. Hardy. Edward L "Williams, and John J. Fallon. 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Tlie selected horses which the riders bestride seem to catch the contagious excitement of the event and prance along high spirited, controlled wit'i effort by the men in the saddle.". Preceding the President and his es cort is a single line of District police men headed by Mayor Pullman on a bay Jiorsc. They stride along with rhythmic step, flashes of light glint ing from the gold and silver badges on their blue uniform coats. Following the , squadron of police, marches the Marine Band, directed by Iieut. W. II. Santelmaun, who has taken part In many parades led ly Presidents of tho United States. Just ahead of the President on a black horse is Melvin C. Hazen. grand marshal of the parade, who, with his aides, organized the" nine sections into a marching unit. Colonel Harper Cheered. Following the President comes Col. Kobert X. Harper, chairman of the re ception committee, in a slowly mov ing automobile. Col. Harper, too, is receiving his share of the applause, the spectators realizing that he has done the greater share of the execu tive work necessary in organizing the parade. After Colonel. Harper rode the men 'who directly governor the affairs of WHUQUMIUUl:U.-KiIUSI(waseUBmlUiStliU12!I3CUIU of Dr. Raxon Reasonable Prices. wwa tun i 13 6 ut n Wa asmmimnm i ffiiii ffl. Stein is Here in Person to Welcome Home His Former Friends and Patrons Who So Valiantly Answered the Call of Their Country. Reconstruction READY - TO - Wl Suits and $ O'Coats Sold to $37.50 &Co. N.W. the National Capital. Commissioners Brownlow. Gardiner, and Ktitz . Then the citizens committee, made up of the men who aided Colonel Harper in the organization of the parad in honor of the President and the returned District troops. Major D. J. Donovan, head of the draft board in Washington, the man who set in motion the machinery ivhich turned out soldiers, is march ing behind the citizens committee. Following .Major Donovan come the members of the various draft boards of the city who co-operated in en listing the men of the National Capi tal. SECOND DIVISION GIVEN ENORMOUS OVATION AS IT ROUNDS PEACE MONUMENT One of tli- greatest ovations ever Siven a body of men in Washington Following General Harvey and his staff Peace Monument well named today and swung-into Pennsylvania avenue. As the District men, who have re turned home, marching In platoon col umns, and the wounded "Washington boys from Walter Peed, some minus an arm. others with one leg or one arm, riding in automobiles, wended their way up the historic thoroughfare, cheer after cheer rent Jhe air. iff1, lien. "William K. Harvey, former com mander of the District of Columbia National Rnarri. is leading the second division. General Harvey resigned his commission with the District troops when ho was mustered into the Federal serv ice in July. 1917. He commanded one of the depot brigades throughout the war. Bnnd from Meade. greeted the Second Division as it rounded came the band from Camp Meade. Sixty pieces composed the Maryland canton ment's organizaUon. Then thirty wounded District men from Walter Reed Hospital, in six automobiles, chugged up the Avenue. Three hundred of their crippled pals, who have been brought from the hospital by the Red Cross in automo biles loaned by citizens, will cheer them from the reviewing stand , in front of the White House. ' . The District Mrounded are escorted by Capt. U S. Scott of the Air Service, Lieut. William E. Davis of the Gen eral Staff, and Lieut. II. K. Coolldgc. tide to General Sims. Some have only one leg, others have an empty sleeve, while still others have fingers missing and eyes blown out by high explosive shells. The Camp Meigs' Band of sixty pieces, led by their bandmaster, Lieut. It. P. Demius, followed the wounded men. ,' Th real fireworks were set off as the District boys who have been dis charged or who are awaiting the coveted slip of paper did "platoons left" at the Peace Monument and swung past the Botanical Gardens. Ovation for AM. Gold strrpers and silver stripers were all alike. The boys who did not get overvverc given the same ovation as their more fortunate brothers of the A. E. F. More than 1.S00 District men regis tered for for the parade and nearly all of u-or. In lino Of Mile niitnna.. them ,. . ... ..... w v...s .t.a.atr.. ii. were ouicers. N'o attempts were mude to separate them into their various branches, and therefore none carried rifles. Infan- j try, artillery, cavalry, engineers, and various other arms of the service were all tocrether. Mainr.. mnrnlipd with nrivatc.s nnn- ! ; tains with corporals, and lieutenants ' with sergeants. All were the same to each other and to the cheering thousands. Platoon leaders were mostly picked from the officer? pres ent. Marched 11 Unit. The only group of men divided off were those of Company D. Sixtieth , coast artillery, who were recently mustered out at Fort Washington. These men. under command of Capt. C. W. Byrne, marched as a unit be hind the other District men. This unit is composed of the for mer First and Second companies. Dis irict of Columbia coast artillery. ATnof .C llinm iArn tanti il nrl f w rtr.?, ';: . ,v.' ":,...,.'"' ." v-:.v versity and for a long time comprised tho "White House 'Juard." They r- "ently returned from oversras and all have been discharged. Sale MOTOR TRUCK UNITS OF ENGINEERS ARE FEATURE OF THE THIRD DIVISION The motor truck units of tho First battalion, 220th t regiment of engi neers, Washington barracks, is prob ably the star attraction of the Third division, and is receiving an ovation all along the line of march. They are close rivals in interest with the ordnance detachment of en gineers, of the Government proving grounds at Aberdeen, Md., who are also in the division. Marshal Thomas J. Fisher, of the District Surveyor's office, and his aide. Major William Sheets, arc head ing the division of engineers. Infantry and cavalry. All along the route of parade the throngs are getting a first-hand view of the motor equipment used by American engineers in Franco. They are getting a close-up view of the equipment with its fighting clothes on. Three bauds arc providing music for the Third division. Captain Ilerdcau Hond Engineer. The battalion of engineers is in command of Capt. R. W. Berdeau. Tho division is being led by the battal ion's band of sixty pieces, with Licit. Frank Weber bandmaster. Captain Uerdcau and his staff Capts. C. L. Howard. E. R. Elam and C. L. Walte. and Lleuts. Tctcr Heth erton and J. A. Hart are mounted, riding ahead of the division with Marshal Fisher and Major Sheet". In the division is a complete tol shop. a portable machine shon, mounted on a five-ton Mack truck. The latter includes a lathe, drill press, dynamo, power being obtained from the truck. There Is also a car penter shop, with an immense circu lar saw. mounted on a truck. A blacksmith shop, also mounted on a truck, presenting forge, anvil, etc.. and a material shop, of bolts, nuts, nails, etc.. are Attracting atten tion. Sound Detector Sliovrn. But among the biggest attractions of the engineers aFo a-big five-ton truck, mounting a 30-Inch search light, with 2Z k. w. power, and a three-ton Riker truck, mounting a paraboloid. The latter is a sound de tector, an cnginering device used in war to locate discharges of Cannon. Another unit of the engineers is the pontoon division, -with its col lapsible bridges, boats, etc.. used in fighting the Germans. Following the truck units come 200 members of battalion in regulation attire. In command of Capt. William Flue gel, fifty District troops from Camp Humphreys, some of whom have seen overseas duty, are marching. The I men-represent the 210th, Sixty-sixth, headquarters detachment, a motor truck company, a barrage company, a development company, and a provost guard. With them are Lieutenants Pierce. Momb, and Hart. Then come four companies of well trained men of the Sixty-third Infan- J?-. Potomac Prk' ' Major TI. H. Walker. command of ..... , .. ., , ...... -. -- ...-. District for provost duty during the war and the' have done u wc- i incsi: aoiuiers were aeianea 10 inei war, and they have done it well. Fort Myer Cavalry. Next comes the Eleventh Cavalry from Fort Myer. led by its mountcJ oancJ. Jt Is Seldom that a mounted band Is seen in the city's streets, r-n 1 the cavalry pride themselves on hav ing "some- band." Lieut. David L. Sylvan is bandmaster and the mus: clan cavalrymen are receiving big recognition as they ride by on the prancing horses, in the detachment ' are Troops D, C, and E, and machine gun troop, in command of Major H-n-ry L. Flynn and his staff Lieut. How ell A. Hathaway. Sergt. Maj. John N. Furlong, and Robert E. Brccn. The caterpillar" tractor, that prl uct of American ingenuity used by tl.e allicd armies to haul their great guns to crush the Germans, is the big fea ture of the units of the ordnance 'de tachment of engineers from the Gov ernment nroving errounds. There are units of tanks, tractors with howilz-' ers mounted on them, and one tractor trailing an eight-inch howitzer and . eais.ion. There is a complete heay 1 field repair unit, a five-ton cargo j ment used in modern warian-. , It w as a big day for the dctachim-nt of fifty men, all mounted on the Crac j tors and other equipment. They re ceived an ovation all along the lire j of march. The bos brought along their band, wliu-li played continuous ly. Lieut. l. C. J. Hrowne was in command of the detachment. TODAY Continued from Firat Iig- i whether it will keep its ships or sell them for less than they cost, it would be interesting, indeed, if anybody representing the tax payers should seriously suggest taking over at an extravagant price, now that times are "not so good," the privately owned in ternational merchant marine ships that have already paid their owners more than one hundred per cent of their cost in high priced war freights. Congressmen or any other pub lic official would have to be pret ty bold to make himself responsi ble for this kind of graft at this particular period. The people of Newark are cir culating a petition urging the "r" fjill,'' that is to say the discharge irom oflice, of their mayor. The mayor of Newark may be the morit amiable, efficient person in the world, although some of the citizens apparently don't think so. But is there any good reason, in i a country where any man can dis charge his office boy or his super intendent, why the inhabitants of h great city .should notjie allouod to discharge their mayor, or why the inhabitants of a State or na tion .should not be allowed to re call their judges, if they are not satisfied with services rendered? If you trust an employe to hire assistants, you trust him to dis charge them. If the people are sufficiently qualified to biro public officials, whv canuo' they bo tru.tod to dis cbarge theiu wheu dissatisfied'.' VETERANS OF '61 AND '98 MARCH WITH OLD THRILL BEHIND THE "YOUNGSTERS" The "Spirit of 'Gl and "DS" is in the air along the line of parade as the fourth division is passing in review. When their sons nnd grandsons who had fought in France stepped out for the march the veterans of the civ'il and Spanish-American wars again felt that thrill with which thev foueht in old times. Although some are bent I ivith age and feeble, they stepped after their boys with a spry feeling, the'r blood seemed to tingle as Wiey once more arc marching in review. They are led by Duncan D. Ransdell. Capt. Fred Beall, who fought through the civil war, is now march ing up the Avenue at the head of the Confederate war veterans, more than sixty strong. Captain Beall told The Times. "Every one of them has sons, grandsons, and nephews, who fought on the battlefields of France." Some wear field gray uniforms of fifty years ago. These veterans are from Washington and the suburbs, alii belonging to the Confederate Veter ans' Association. The Boys' Military Band." of the National Training School for Boys, is marching behind the Confederate veterans. The band Is twenty strong and led by Thomas E. Cummins, the band leader. The boys arc waring neat fitting blue uniforms, with Jark blue coat and blue serge trousers. Then come the men who fought for Uncle .Sam In his trouble with Spain. They are led by Congress men Van Dyke, head of the United Sponish War Veterans' Association, and Dyer, of Missouri, and Sergt. Charles J. P. Weber, all of whom fought in Cuba. About 300 men arc marching as veterans of the Spanish-American war. More than 100 wear the uni forms in which they fought. Most of them have sons In the service to day. HIGH SCHOOL CADETS FOLLOWING VETERANS IN THE FIFTH DIVISION The fifth division, that section of the parade to which the Washington High School Cadet Corps and several other military organizations were as signed, is marching directly behind the veterans of the civil and Spanish American wars. Not only docs this division contain radets but the band of tho old Third Infantry. District National Guard, which is now attached to the 3 Gist Infantry, Is playing at the head of the section. These men in the band base just re turned from France. You can see each of them wearing his two stripes for twelve months' service. The cam paign hat, discarded before they left for Europe, still is missing. The overseas cap. showing that they have just returned from France, is being worn. And play music! This band, ahead of more than 2,200 high school and military college students; also the Boy Scout and St. 'Mary's Industrial School Band, is playing many of the pieces familiar to the thousands of irtVPrfiPfll TTln - Mnjor Myer Leading. Major Charles Myer and his staff ' rf r(lAn.. ntr,..l X . ..a..- .. I. . t. .. .. .1 Kit VWU CIS? .Illll 1.41 ill UUiU UL IJiC McllJU which left Newport News, Va., yester- day afternoon for the special purpose of playing in honor of the returned District heroes. Just a short distance to the rear of the band comes Major R. D. Lacar- jdan, U. S. A., his staff and more than 100 students of the Army and a'vy Preparatory School dressed in olive drab uniforms and carrying guns. Cadet Capt. Laurence Jones is lead- injr t,le cadets, 'who are marching in .-iep wiin tne playing of the bugle and ' drum corps which accompany them. The drum corps has butl twelve members. When both bugle and drums are not playing the beats of one of the drums can be heard, keeping the boys in step. And then comes the Washington high school cadet corps. There are 1.SC0 cadets. Four hundred of them are from tho colored high schools. Their general appearance is making a great impression upon the crowds. There are twenty-eight companies in all, each marching in company front formation. There an thr rocimpnto Marching directly in front of the en- tir lirififli "Wnrlli .hmtltc mlliti.r instructor, and Col. Le Rov Mann, cadet ' commandant, of the brigade. Leading! the colored companies is Major Charles "W Lewis ' 7 in Hoy Seoul Baud. j Tho Hoy Scouts band is next. Sev enty boys in all. These boys are ratlier small. "Say these Boy Scouts surely can(LAXATIVE BRCMO QUININE play." is heard from watchers. ' ,- . . , ., , xoxt comes st. John's cadet corps. Tablets remove the-cause. There At the head of the three companies is, M.tjor T. T. Keane with his staff of cadet officers. And then another band. Xot a boy ' The Riggs National Bank Of WASHINGTON, D. C. THE PERSONAL ELEMENT IN BANKING Satisfactory and expeditious service to its customers is characteristic of this bank. rIn this service the "Personal Element" fea ture that atmosphere of friendly, personal interest is dominant. ' Our officers are easily accessible, and will be pleased to personally meet you and explain any banking feature, or give you the benefit of their knowledge on business matters. SMALL CHECKING ACCOUNTS INVITED Capital Surplus more than fifteen years old among them. They are the senior band from St. Mary's Industrial School. The av erage age is fourteen years. There are forty-fivo boys In the band. The sailor uniform tit these boys is not unfamiliar. The blue cap. blouse, and trousers form an attractive outfit. GIRL "SOLDIERS OF SEA" AND YEOMEN (F) GIVEN BIG SHARE OF APPLAUSE Led by the Marinettes and the Yeo men (F) and with the "Victory and Peace'"" float bringing up the rear, the sixth division is receiving a lion's lhare of applause as it moves down tho Avenue. This division boasts of seven bands, among them the Walter Reed band, the Mayflower band, marching with the fair Yeomen (F). the "Baby" band from St. Mary's In dustrial School in Baltimore, the Cos mos band, featured by gold braid and "jazzy" music, the Maryland State College band, the Navy Yard band, and tho army band from Aberdeen proving grounds. The Marinettes, leading the divi sion, are trying to "wipe off the smiles" in response to applause as they march In platoon front. With overseas caps set at provoking angles these fair soldiers of tho sea are catching the applause o all the men on tho streets. March 130 Stronjr. The Marinettes, 130 strong, are un der command of Lieut. George W. Farnham. The five platoon leaders in order of march afe, Sergt. Edward E. Lockett, Sergt. George Williams, First Class Private Fitzgerald, Pri vate Parker, and Sergeant Hamilton. A color guard of two Marine ser geants and two privates carries the Marine banner. Sandwiched between the Mariettcs and the equally fair Yeoman (F) i . , Julian Brylawskl's Cosmos Band j f twenty-one pieces. This band is in uniforms of dark blue, with gold braid and gold buttons. "Hail Colum bia" is the marching song favored by this band, and the one they will play as they pass the Presidential review ing stand. Tho Yeoman (F) Oh, boyt The battalion of 250 girl sailors, under command of Ensign J. T. ONeill, is accompanied by the Mayflower band of twenty-five pieces, and a color guard of seamen from the Mayflower carry the Mayflower banner and the American flag. The Yeomen (F) are marching in four companies of seventy-five each. The company commanders are Ensign H. E. Notley. Ensign (aviation) L. C. Sluter. chief machinist's mate: R. T. Prenell, quartermaster, second class; quartermaster, second class. S. E. Pearce, and Chief Machinists Mate L. E. Lotfield, adjutant. 500 Red CrosM Marcher. Then comes the fifty-piece band from Walter Reed Hospital, furnishing music for 500 Red Cross marchers. The hospi tal band is led by Sergeant E. A. Wal strom. The Red Cross, owing to their very large enrollment of Washington workers, was forced to limit their representation to the officers of the supply corps, the ambulance unit and the members of the , canteen corps, who could be spared from service today. Tho 500 supply corps officers, all in the Red Cross uniform, marched in one body and were followed by the five ambulances of the Washing ton corps. The canteen workers, about twenty-five in number, are carrying full field equipment. Another band, the Maryland State College Band, of about twenty-five pieces, follows the Red Cross can teen workers, and in turn is followed by the Navy Yard Red Cross work ers. Tiie college band players arc in the uniform of Uncle Sam. the Students Army Training Corps uni form, and are led by Prof. Charles L. Strohm. Carry Small Flags. The Navy Yard Red Cross work ers, sixty-five strong, are in the Red Crors uniform and each marcher carries a small American flag. Three sailors of the Seaman Gunners' School carry the Red Cross banner. The Navy Yard ambulance follows the women. . The next band then follows the Nav' iard organization, "JacKie3. I forty-five of them. Tne - MC" A" w'orlrcrs- about J-;i strong, an in me i. ai. v.. a. uni- fm"' ,are accompanied by the ai my band from Aberdeen. Md. This bana con.?,,t?..of Vventftvo pteccs- T,, v'ar lamp Community bervice Continued on Page 3. Column l. ADVERTISEfEN" Colds Cause Grip and Influenza ic oillv One "BfOmo OllininS " E. V. GROVE'S signature on I DUX. OUL. SI, 000, 000 $2,000,000 KEEP OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL SOLDIERS Relief organizations In tho District are keeping open house for the sol diers who march in the reception parade today. The Knights of Columbus will re ceive tho soldier-heroes at tho Serv ice Club on G street northwest be tween Ninth and Tenth streets. The Jewish Welfare Board will welcome the fighters at their head quarters at Eleventh street and Pennsylvania avenue. The Salvation Army clubrooms will be open at 930 Pennsylvania avenue. Doughnuts cooked by Salvation Army lassies who have been over- The Sale of Our Finest Furnishings and Shirts for Men s Men's Silk Neckwear All our $1 Neckwear now. 69c (3 for $2.00) All our $1.50, $1.65 and $2 Neckwear now $1.19 (3 for $3.50) All our $2.50, $3 and $3.50 Neckwear now. ,....- .$1.89 MEN'S TAN CAPE GLOVES at $1.85 (formerly $3) Heavy outseam, spear back, walk ing gloves, made by a well-known New York manufacturer. 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The League ef American Penwomen offers refreshments and dancing at 1G'2'J 11 street northwest from C to t o'clock 'this afternoon. The Y. W. C. A. building Is opea until 10:30 o'clock tonight. Young1 women with escorts will be welcome Soldiers are invited to the central 1. M. C. A.. 173U G street. Three hundred free tickets for the Shubert-Garrick Theater are available to the soldiers at the War Camp Commun ity Service headquarters. Fifty seats for the okliera at Crar dall's and Loew's theaters alee are avail able at the War Camp Community Ser vice headquarters. Volunteers.to take the wounded men back to Walter Reed Hospital snoulu call Mrs. Dowell or Mrs. Mayer. CoL S227. Victory fa oars, bat the coat la dol lars la yet to be met. Have yem paid your Income taxf Silk Shirts now $3.45 V KNITTED iseas will b served free te the v3 I J.