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THE BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE. NEW YORK, SUNDAY. SEPTEMBER 22. Hi 18. Out of the High Kent District 150 SUITES BEDROOM, LIBRARY AND DINING ROOM FURNITURE Large Assortment of Rugs at Prices GUARAXTKKI) TO BK 25 to 507o Lower Than Any Furniture House J. W. & W. H. REID Manufacturers' Selling Agents 19-21-23 Willoughby St.. Cor. Pearl Established 1841 PRESIDENT SHOWS CLEMENCY-SAVES THREE FROM DEATH Soldiers Ordered Shot for Sleep ing on Post and for Desertion Get Prison Terms. Washington, September 21 Three soldiers sentenced by court martial to be shot have been shown clemency by President Wilson, it was disclosed in orders made public today by the War Department. Pvt. Vincent Porriu 16th Inf., found guilty of sleeping on his post as a sentinel in France, was sentenced to death, but General Tershing recommended, because there was but a single witness to the offense, that the sentence he commuted to dishonorable discharge and three years confinement at hard labor. This recommendation was approved by the President, who earlier in the war pardoned two sol diet's sentenced to death for sleeping on tneir posts. Pvt. Herman Ladenson, 154th Depot Brigade, was found guilty of having deserted at Harnsburg, Pa., and sen tenced to be shot. The President approved the finding, but commuted the sentence to dishonorable discharge- and fifteen years at hard labor. Pvt. George Barnes, 122d Inf., found guilty of deserting at Camp Wheeler, Ga., after his regiment had received overseas orders, also was given death sentence by the court martial President Wilson confirmed the sen tence, but commuted it to dishonorable discharge and thirty years at hard labor at Port Leavenworth, Kan. DANCE OF THE ALLIES GAY FETE AT CONEY Brilliant Event Closes Big Sea son's Work of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Club at the Island As a fitting climax to a successful season, the Soldiers and Sailors Club, conducted at Coney Island by the War Camp Community Service, closed last night with an Allied military dance. The big clubhouse on Surf ave., which has been the rendezvous for enlisted men of the U. S. Army and its Allies throughout the summer, was packed to its capacity last evening, and the multi-colored uniforms and the flags of the Allied nations presented a spec tacle such as Is seldom witnessed even at Coney Island. One hundred and seventy-five prominent young women or Brooklyn cnuperuned by a group of the bor ough s society . matrons, were in charge of the arrangements for the closing night. The following had charge of the dance and entertainment: Mrs. Walter Gibb, Mrs. Horatio Adams, Mrs. William C. Beecher, Mrs. Don Barber. Mrs. Frederic B, Pratt, Mrs. l'hilip Buxton, Mrs. John Anderson, Mrs. Spencer A. Jennings jiorough President Iliegelmann and Mr. and Mrs. W. Meserole. Alexander Cleland, the manager, said that 125,000 soliders of the United States and the Allies visited the club during the season. The tabulation shows that 43,489 men dined in the Canteen; 56,000 were supplied tree ticKets to coney island attractions, and 23,000 attended the club's weekly dances. The Women's Naval Service, Inc., is another organization which contrib uted generously to the entertainment of the soldiers, sailors and marines who visited i;he resort during the summer. This organization suDDlied special meals to 1,240 convalescent sailors from the several Brooklyn hos pitals, the work being in charge of c. t. Hollos Jr., chairman, assisted by Mrs. J. H. Polhemus and Mrs. Paul 'iissen. Encouraged by the success of the Coney Island undertaking, the War camp community Service, supported by the Brouklynites who stood back of the island project, will immediately hiy plans for the establishment of a ctuo ana canteen for enlisted men in Brooklyn for this winter. While the plans nave not been definitely decided upon it was stated yesterday by the officials of the War Camp Community service inai a ciun would be established In the central part of the borough and that it would be comparable to any service club in Greater New York. An outstanding feature of the club is the fact that although over 100,000 men were entertained there was not a single instance "of rowdyism or any other misconduct. WOMEN PLAN FIGHT ON WIFEHOOD SCHOOL The will of the late Mrs. Lizzie Merrill Palmer of Great Neck, L. I., widow of former Senator Thomas W. Palmer, in which she left more than $4,000,000 for the founding of a school for training girls and young women of ten years and over for wifehood and motherhood, is about to be contested in court, in response to a petition of 20,000 club women, i Mrs. Palmer died in July, 1916, at her home In Great Neck, at the age of 77. The will filed in the Surrogate's Office at Mlneola the following November provided for the founding, endowment and maintenance of a school of the nature indicated above, in Mrs. Palmer's native city, Detroit, or the township of Grenfleld, under the name of the Merritt-Palmer Motherhood and Home Training School. W. THAW'S DAUGHTER HURT ' Regina. Thaw, the 7-year-old daughter of William Thaw of 340 Park ave., Manhattan, was in.iured last night In an automobile accident at Second st. and Webster ave., I,ons Island City. Her injuries were confined to lnoer-ations of the face and scalp. Her governess, Miss Kathleen (ireenlnnd, was severely cut and received a fractured skull. Both were taken to St. John's Hospital. Long Island City. The Thaw automobile collided with an ambulanco owned by the Automobile Ambulance Company of 63 Quincy t, Brooklyn, and driven by George P. Holmes. INFLUENZA DEATHS ROLL UP; COPELAND INSTRUCTS DOCTORS Warns Against Hasty Diagnosis. Disease Usually Follows Attack of Cold-Camps Hard Hit. Influenza continued yesterday to take its toll of deaths in Army camps and Naval stations and throughout the States along the eastern seaboard. Eighteen deaths, two of officers and sixteen privates, were reported from Camp Devens, Mass., where the malady has been raging with particular severity. Five deaths and the development of 124 new cases of the disease were reported . in the Second Naval District at Newport, eighty of the latter being from the Naval Training Station. Boston, which has been one of the chief sufferers from the epidemic, recorded thirteen deaths umong the civilian population in a period of twelve hours ending yesterday at noon, with six additional deaths of merchant marine apprentices. From Buffalo came word that the influenza had invaded the camp of the Polish Division in training at Niagara, 300 of whose members had been taken down with Hie disease. Washington, D. C, had its first death from the complaint, the victim being a railway brukem'in, who is thought to have contra;; it where out side of the city. While ihe influenza is prevalent at Army ,camps near Washington this is the initial case reported at the National Capitol. A warning to physicians not to be too hasty in giving an influenza diag-. nosis to cases which .may lie ordinary diseases of the respiratory system was issued last night by Health Commissioner Royal S. Copeland. A common error, Dr. Copeland pointed out, is to confound the symptoms with those of follicular tonsilitis. The outstanding features of the present epidemic he described as fever of varying degree, marked headache, pains in the joints and frequently chilliness. Persons recovering from ordinary colds or bronchial attacks are favorite victims for the malady, ho warned. As a guide to physicians in making their diagnosis, the Commissioner issued the following statement: "Without doubt private physicians In increasing numbers will report not only cases In which they have made a definite diagnosis of influenza, but in which such diagnosis Is difficult, and I am reasonably certain that they will make requests that diagnosticians of the bureau be sent to give aid in arriving at a conclusion. I am, therefore submitting a very brief sketch which is to serve as an aid to the diagnosticians, several of whom have requested information with reference to the diagnostic features of Spanish influenza. Dr. Copeland Gives Aid to Diagnosticums. "In our experience the cases which have been seen thus far generally give a history of an attack of coryza (cpld) or acute bronchitis which subsides In a few days, but is followed in about two or three weeks by the onset of the symptoms which have been commonly described as constituting the picture of Spanish influenza. In other words, it seems as if a special susceptibility is created by a previous attack of coryza or acute bronchitis. The onset or the attack is rather sudden without prodromul symptoms as a rule, and is character ized by fever of varying degree, marked headache, marked .pains in the bones and joints, frequently ' by chilliness, and is usually associated with coryza and acute bronchitis. In many cases, and particularly those of the severer type, the conjunc tivas and the throat are somewhat infected, the headache', marked pains in the back and Joints, prostration and fever, constitute the chief and out standing symptoms. In a number of instances the patient vomits at the on set of the disease, and this vomiting may be frequently repeated. In ro bust and well-nourished individuals the attack is, as a rule, fairly mild and rapilly subsides after the second or third day, terminating in almost all instances after a duration of three or four days. ' My attention has been called to a tendency on the part of several phy sicians to jump at conclusions that patients suffering from symptoms whicn nave just neen described are necessarily cases of influenza, when in reality a typical follicular exudate on the tonsils clearly showed that the symptoms are attibutable to an ordinary attack of follicular tonsilitis. It is timely, I believe, to warn against this possible error in diagnosis. A few cases have been observed in which the manifestations have been largely gastric, with vomiting as the prominent symptom A number of cases on the other hand have been seen In which the attack seemed to concentrate itself upon the respiratory organs. Large Majority of Cases Run Mild Course. i "The large majority of cases run a mild course, and the tendency toward the development of bronchial pneumonia as a complication has been ob served. So far as our experience goes. in only a relatively small number, and these, as a rule, were cases in which the patient was up and about and tried to tight off the attack. 'To sum it all up, the diagnosticians must not expect- to find a new symp tom-complex, ana tnoso wno nave in the past seen a large number of cases of influenza will readiTy. recognize the cases which seem now to be current. It is desirable so far as. practicable to have cultures taken from the throat and to isolate, if possible, the organism responsible for the diseases. This step seems, however, to be futile if the case is seen after the first or second day." Suffering from what Dr. Steinman of Lincoln Hospital suspects is Span- isn inuuenza, cignt members of the Karon family, living at 614 East 139th street, the Bronx, were removed to that hospital last night. Ayer, Mass.. September 21 Two officers and sixteen privates dlpd at Camp Devens today as a, result of influenza and pneumonia. The officers were Lient William II. Cornish of Windsor, Vt. a chanlain. nml lieut. Jacob Rosenberg of Fall River. both serving with the Depot Brigade. Chicago, September 21 About tnv thousand men at the Great Lakes station have been affected by the Spanish influenza epidemic, but only one death has" been reported. AGREE ON MINES CONTROL Washington KontemW o. r, and .Senate conferees on the bill for (lovcrnment control over the production and distribution of certain minerals needed in connection with the .J "'. .V.u""" prosecution or me war reached an agreement today, accepting virtually in luu ino reoaie provision, tinder which the President would be authorized to requisition and take over undeveloped deposits or mines, smelters or plants. The Senate draft, however, was modified so that the powers to make contracts for the production of minerals, or the operation of smelters and plants, shall erase with tho termination ot the war. Tho President is given two years in which to dispose of the plants acquired by the Government and to wind up their nffnlrs. The bill ns agreed upon creates a revolving fund of JSO.non.OOO to bo used Tn carrying out Us provisions and gives the President authority to create one or more corporations, the purpose of which would ba lu, increase production nnd facilitate diEtrlbutlon." Corp. W. H. Fallon Among Seven Brooklyn-L. I. Men Who Are Slain in Action Twenty Brooklyn and Long Island men are included among the casualties reported to The Kagle last night, nine of whom were not on the official list. Seven men were killed in action, three died of wounds and two of disease, while six were wounded and two are missing in action. Among the killed in action was Sgt. Matthew A. Leonard of 150 Elm st., Astoria, a sketch of whom was published on September 17. In a number of cases letters have been received from the men which conflict with the official reports and indicate that several mistakes may have been made in cabling them from France. Con). William H. Fallon. Corp. William II. Fallon, 30 years old, of 1307 Sterling pi., who was killed in action on August 19, was one of three brothers "over there." I The others are John A., with Batt. F, 308th F. A., and James D., with the Tank Corps. He also had two brothers in the Fire Department. Lt. Corp. William II. Fallon. Killed in Action. Eugene J., of Engine Co. 231 and Francis M., of Engine Co. 290. Corp. Fallon was drafted last September. He went, to Camp Upton where he was assigned to Co. I, 307lh Inf., with which he went to France last April. He tried to enlist in both the Army and Navy before be was drafted but was' rejected because of his light weight. Corp Fallon was born in New York City and was left an orphan when he was a boy. He was a B. R. T. conductor and a member of St. Matthew's B. C. Church. During July he wrote interesting letters to his brother, Lt. Fallon. In one dated July 5, he said: "Next week I will be up where the fireworks are. Do you remember reading sometime 8go how the Germans tortured an American soldier? I could not believe it then, hut I know different now. They don't fight a whiteman's battle. The llarbnrians in ancient history were white men compared to what the dirty Bosches are. They ought to take every German in America who is not an American citizen and drive him into the ocean. "We are getting down to business now. The Marines are giving them hell. They don't know what to make of them,, and when the V. S. gets to going strong the Kaiser will be sorry he did not quit instead of crying 'Gott mit us. , On July 18 he wrote: "It looks like a fight to a finish now, and if it is I think it will be sometime yet before we lick the dirty yellow dogs. The Germans thought the Americans would bo jokes, but they know different now. At a place where our men were fighting them they gave them such a beating they were surprised. They now realize we are not over here for a joke. Pvt. Michael F. Tlemoy. Pvt. Michael F. Tierney of. Co. B 165th Inf., of 42 Strong place, was killed in action on July 28. according to a letter received by Miss Alice Dwyer of 2676 East 18th st, from her brother, Pvt. James Dwyer, a comrade of Tierney. Just before he sailed, Tierney received a letter from his father, Michael, in Ireland, telling him to avenge the death of his - . . . . . . brother. John Joseph, who was killed two years ago while fighting with the British forces. The shock of John's death killed his nwther and the father was very resentful against the Huns. He wrote: , "Mike, I understand that you arc in the Army. I wish you luck. I want you to avenge the death of John Joseph. Your mother was so shocked when his clothes arrived that she I never recovered, and you must avenge I Un rln'ltVl DlsA " " The letter of Pvt. Dwyer also con veys the news that lie was wounded, as was a James Donnelly of Long Island, lie had waited until he knew for a certainly that Tierney was dead hefore he wrote: "I didn't want to say, but I was almost sure he I Tierney) was killed, because he was bit behind the car as i" 1.1 r.?.? me ul I "wemover to hmT "We-! fore 1 reached 1,1m he was hit again. ' T was lust getting a grin on him so i , t . .... r'n i whs nil, save yo!!rsf ' Then " b tr,.n ... ....i.j -a...... 1 M -""tW ne ly bad written him that Tierney tmnTLTTlll!?'0 TkhR,1 b-IlrU toior? ti.1 ctt I ColT er's belief taht his pal had been killed, j ' crp(,nvl Johll . Yc)lln. "There are some of my friends go- , Ing homo liccausn their wounds are Corp. John H. oung, 3 years old, worse than mine, so don't he alarmed ; s"" T.f ,M"holas Aminsr of 19 Sullivan if you see a fellow without unv legs 1 stv h,pc on August 15, of wounds re-or with bis arms off come up to the j reived In action, according to a tclc-rioor and tell vou how we fought side ' irram received by his parents from the by side in the' battlellcld where many ! Wnr Department. Cor).. Young Americans died, like poor Mike Tier- worked with several firms in tho Uric nev." ho concluded Ilasln-ns a riveter, but was tending Tierney was 22 years old. He w:is horn In. Ireland nnd cam to this coun try six years ago. Ho enlisted In Co. C, 14th liegt, some time heforo tho Mexican troblo and served on tho border with that command. When tho war broke out he wus transferred to the 1 66th and sent to Camp Mills, going across last October. Ho made hia home with his uncle, Andrew 20 BROOKLYN-L. I. MEN IN LATEST CASUALTIES KILLED IN" ACTION. Sgt. Matthew A. Leonard 150 Elm st., Astoria. Corp. William H. Fallon, 1307 Sterling pi. Pvt. Wallace Madden, 1515 Dean st. Pvt. Michael F. Tierney, 42 Strong pi. Pvt. Anello Stanco, Glen Cove, L. I. Pvt. John J. O'Lcary, 54 Third St., Long Island City. Sgt. Bernhard Levine, 344 Chester st. dikd of worxns. Corp. John II. Young, 19 Sullivan st. Pvt. Frederick E. Fiugge, 995 Hancock st. Pvt. Frederick Cassell, Whito St., Oyster Bay, L. I. DIKD OF DLSKASK. Sgt. James A. Dancoy, 84 Butler ave.. Far Kockaway. C. P. O. John Hartnett, 310 Adelphi st. tNavv). AVOIXDKD UKGHF.F, IXDK-TFJt.MI.NKI. Sgt. Arthur Cozine, 756 Lincoln pi. Corp. James It. Maxwell, 9124 Ridge boulevard. Pvt. Thomas J. Bates, 310 St. Mark's ave. Pvt. James Dwver, 2676 18th st. WOl'XDFJ) REVKISKLY. Pvt. William F. Catterson, Prospect pi. Pvt. Walter Van Ostrand, E. 78 mn.st. MLSSIXG. IS ACTION. Pvt. Rudolph M. I'uttre, 21 Bleecker st. Pvt. Hiohard T. Karnowsk 1509 75th st. Private advice to The Eagle. Not yet on casualty list. O'Loughlin, and was employed bv John Wanamaker. His brother hnil never been in this country, but a sister, Mary, lives here. Pvt. Dwyer, who is also a member of Company B, 165th Inf., was shot through both legs, but, according to his latest letter, is able to get around on crutches. He is 20 years old He Joined the 14th in Jniie, 1917; was transferred to the 165lh, and sailed for France tn October. Pvt. Dwyer was formerly employed by S. P. Cha-pin, -the Manhattan broker n Vinu two brothers in the service, Valentino and i nomas, both in Southern ram while his sister, Marv. is in the Ord nance Department. His letter was dated August 29. N'eiih that of Dwyer has appeared on the official casualty list. The James Donnelly referral tn i,. his letter is a Long island boy, who nan one or nis heel s shot off. He was sent to Paris. Pvt. Wallace Madden. Peter Madden of 1515 Dean street has received word that his son, Pvt. Wallace Madden. 25 yearn old nt rintt B, 30tith F. A. was killed bv an exploding shell on August 31. The news came by letter from Maddens commanding officer which follows: "As your late son's commanding officer I wish to express to you my heartfel sympathy for his loss and at the same time tell you that you maybe proud to have had a son who gave his life like many others to his countrymen in the great cause. "He was killed instantly by a German shell fired into a nearbv town ind which landed almost at the door o' fthe Y. M. C. A., killing six others it the same time. We buried him on a sunny hillside of France and at the side of several of his comrades of ither American units who had fallen bravely before him. A simple wooden cross stands over the head of the grave, with a little crucifix fastened to it. His name is cut clearly in the cress and' the chaplain will give you the exact location o fthe grave. I gathered his personal effects and had them sent to the Effects Depot, General Headquarters. All th men liked your son and miss him sadly. I am sure that all join in my expression of sympathy to his family. "Yours very truly, "JOHN FINE, "Captain, 30 B. F. A." ! This letter arrived Friday afternoon. Shortly after the family had received one from Wallace dated August 27, in which he said that he was feeling fine and had become hardened to the rigors of hiking and. outdoor camping. Madden was a letter carrier attached to Station B. . He was graduated from St. Teresa's Parochial School and and attended St. John's Preparatory School two years. He I was drafted in September. 1917. and went to Camp Upton. He left for France m March. Private Ancflo Stanco. Relatives in the "Orchard," the Italian settlement of Glen Cove, L. I., have received official notification that Pvt. Anello Stanco has been killed on July 15. Young Stanco was one of the first drafted men to leave Glen Cove for Camp Upton, and had been In France several months. He is the third Glen Cove man to give his life, George Ford having been killed in action with a Canadian regiment on r.o,, '1 n,!,,,ondrew.CkmieJwlkl!his and who has. since been killed. on July 14, while serving with the Polish army. Private John J. O'ljcary. Pvt. John J. O'Lcary, son of fr. and Mrs. Timothy O'Leary, of 54 Third St., Long Island Citv, was killed while serving with the 165th Inf. M. Ci. Co., on August 12, according to two announcements made by the War Department. However, his mother received a letter from him dated August 12, and his sister, Mrs. Catherine Muloncy of Long Island Citv, one from her brother dated Ausust 31, hoth of which stated that the soldier had been gassed and was in a hospital near Switzerland. The first letter from the boy was received ov nis mother n c yesterday. The next dav the War nnnn,...n... l iim-Mi iL-it-Kiarn arrived an- nouncing his death on the same d.iv that the letter was written. Mrs. Maloney received the letter vesterduy that further complicated the situation. Sgt, tlct-nhard Irt-vine. Mr. and Mrs. Hernhard Levine of 344 Chester st. received a telegram from the War Department on Thurs- .day night, stating that thir son iw J ."' ,on AuS""i "T. " "Kls.'.f.rflv.ed ln nction- n ' "' 'ii.".... " " overjoyed to .receive inree uuiers irom the r son ...ii ,.. IwW'VlonT "ii " ' ui wriLien neiwepn hlr wnen nratied, last Ootoher, ajid sent to Camp I pton. He went to Franco in April, with Co. I, 30Kth Inf. Tho last letter received from blm was dated August 4. In it he declared that If he came out all right, so much tile bettor; but if he did not, be would have done his duty. He was the olilvst of nine sons. His father. - upon (receiving word of his Eon's death, said that his only regret was that the rest of his sons were not yet of an age to do their payt in the struggle for the protection of liberty. ' I't. Frederick K. Fluyt! Jr. Fvt. Frederick E. Fiugge Jr., son of Frederick K. Fluggo, reported dead or wounds, was a member of Batt. i SOfith F. A. He was 24 years old and a clerk in the office of a large express company when he was drafted last December. He had tried to enlist, but was rejected because of impaired eye sight. He sailer! for France in April and received the wounds from wiiich he died, presumably in his first bat 'ST? - " ' .. : . ' TOWS : Pvt. Frederick K. Fiugge Jr. iliett ot WoundH. tle August 21. . His father received official notification of his death a week ago. Wrjting from somewhere in France under date of August. 17. Pt. Fiugge haid he could hnt'r the roar of cannon. His sister said both his lens had been amputated. Corp. Harry (!. Kraft of Co. A, 308th Inf., young Kludge's chum, who went through shell fire in an endeavor to render aid to him when wounded, has t-ont word to the family that "he died like a real American unci with a smile on his face." Chief Petty Officer John Hartnett. Chief Petty officer John Hartnett. 29 years old, of SW Adelphi st.. died in B est, Fiance, on September 17. a vie. time of pneumonia, according to a tel egram received yesterilay by his parents from the Navy Department. He had been stationed at the French city on shore duty :ince last December and a letter from him to his home, dated only Scptemncr H, told of his being in good health. He was previously a civil service employee at the Customs House and at one time was employed in the circulation branch of The Eagle Bedford Branch. He was bo:-n in Brooklyn and was a graduate of P. S. 11 and attended Boys High School and Heflley. Soon after leaving school he enlisted In the Navy and received an honorable discharge after three years of service. At the outbreak of the war he at once volunteered. He is survived by his parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Hartnett, and two brothers. Hilary and Victor. A requiem mass will bo celebrated in the Church of the Queen of All Sain's tmnorrow morning. Mechanic Luwrrnee .1. Jl z,o. Mechanic Lawrence .1. Ilizzo, who, according to the ca-uuiy l.st, died of disease, was reported in a telegram received by his mother, Mrs. Anna Kizi-.o, of 2S4 Eighteenth st., to have lieen revercly wounded. As a result, she is much upset by the uncertainty. Rlr.zo was 20 ?tear;3 old and a memlnr of the ninth Infantry, to which lie was transferred from the 1-ith, which he Joined i in 1915. He served at the Moxican bonier in 1916. He went to France in April. Not long ago his mother received a letter from him. from a hospital in England, in which he stated that he had been wounded in the hands ami legs by flying shrapnel and was too weak to walk. A younger brother, Sylvator, is nt. Syracuse with a medical corps. He enlisted at the age of 15. after purloining his brother's birth certificate. Scrrcant Arthur Cozine. Sgt. Arthur Cozine of 756 Lincoln pi., is in a camp hospital near Paris recovering from shell shock and a gas attack, according to word sent to William Ray Cozine of Rhinebeck, N. Y. The report is that, with six privates and a corporal, Cozine was sent to the enemy's lines to reconnoitre. The Germans started a barrage. The little group of Americans crawled into a shell crater until the barrage lifted. When they made their way back to their lines it was found that the corporal was missihg. Sgt. Cozine went back to look for him four times, but without success. Cozine left for France last April as a member of the 305th Int. Corporal James It. Maxwell. Corp. James R. Maxwell of Co. E, 106th Inf.. son of Mr. and Mrs. MM. L. Maxwell of 9124 Kldge Boulevard, wrote a letter on August 31 in which he said ho had been injured by chrap-nel on the 2Sth. Maxwell is 23 years old. He enlister as soon as war was declared in the old 23d and was sent to Spartanburg. He sailed for France on May 10, on the President Lincoln, which was sunk on the return trip. He was made corporal on August 20. Maxwell was a member of St. 1'atrick's baseball team and an enthusiastic athlete.- He is a graduate of P. S. 104. A brother, William R. Maxwell, is a member of the Third Balloon Squadron. Private Thomas J. Bates. Pvt. Thomas J. Bates, according to a card sent by him to his parents, Mr. "ml Mm. John .1. Bates of KUO St. Mark's ave., is in a base hospital ,n l-.ttiice recover. ng from woumis received on August 21. Pvt. 'i.:.jr !s 28 years old, and was anif f, t men drafted in his district, lie is a member of Co. B, 302d' Engineeis. A sergeant, who was a close friend of wrote to his own mother in Manhat tan that Bates had been wouided iin tho side in several places bv scraping. Pvt. Bates is a member of the Knights of Columbus. Ho is a graduate ot St. Joseph's and of P. S. 9. He is an only son, and has three sisters. When drafted he had been in tho employ of the L. I. It. B. for nine-years. Pvt. Williuni l CatUTMin. Pvt. William F. Catterson, reported to have been severely wounded in action, was unknown at his given address, 34 Prospect pi. lt is presumed that, he is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Catterson of 254 West 44th st., Manhattan, who formerly lived at 117 Pirospect pi. lie has two brothers in service, James A. und Walter G. Catterson. Pvt. Catterson, who is 21 years old. enlisted in April. ' 1 917, with the old 23d licgt.. and was trained at Spartanburg, where be was transferred to the lutith Inf. He has two sisters, Susan and May, and another brother, John T. Catterson of til Held ave., a fireman, attached to the Hook und Ladder Company, 118. t Pvt. Walter Vnn Ostrand. Pvt. Walter Van Ostrand. 27 years old. was severely wounded on July 21, according to a War Department telegram received by his mother, Mrs. Catherine Jennings, of 7S 14th st. However, she has received a letter from him saying that ho was only slightly wounded, and was In Convalescent Camp 2, at Meive P,ulcy. Pvt. Van Ostrand was drafted on December 6. sent to Camp 1'pton and assigned to Co. A. 125th Inf. He went o France in February. He is a graduate of P. S. 39, and was formerly a horse dealer. FIUGIITITL. She was a sweet little thing with tin most wni-'plikc waist, and passers-by had nothing but admiration in their eyes for her. Hut vh.it was that? She hail fainted. Tenderly they carrkd her into a drug store. An Irishman, who had observed the occurrence, looked in nfler a few minutes and Inquired: "How is she now?" "Oh," was the reply, "she's coming lo." "Ah." mummied the son of ii, "c"in in two has she? Poor thing! Sedad, it's Just what I vvu:. uua.d of." Scranton Times. if4 fm,ri-4 4TH LIBERTY LOAN; POSTER DISPLAY HERE Campaign for Six Billions Is Heralded by McAdoo-Fifth Avenue to Be "Avenue of the Allies"-Drive Virtually On. AVashingtnn, Rpptomber 21 While 100 Krenr'h veterans stood at salute the fourth Liberty Loan Honor Flag was raised today to the top of the Treasury, where it will rty throughout the loan campaign which Rtarts next .Saturday and which is to raise $6,000,-000.000. It whs the first public display of the banner, which Is similar to the emblem of the third loan except that it bears four instead ot three blue bars on the interior field of white. Secretary McAdoo, from the south steps of the Treasury, hoisted the banner while a thruny of (iovernment employees and' representatives of Allied nations cheered repeatedly for Gen. I'erMhiiitf, France, England, Italy and the other Allies. Moving picture cameras ground out yards nf films which will be displayed soon in theaters over the. entire country. The sol-dierH who took a prominent part in the ceremony include members of the foreign legion who are to tour the country during the campaign Jlcffrring tti the fourth lou.n, Secretary McAdoo naid: "Would Siwiiil Kvory Dollar." "Wo are prepared to make any expenditure ot blood tnat may im; i .-(ptiro to do this great job for civilization and humanity, and iM'rnuse we are willing to shed our blood, we are ivillmg to -expend wh.tt is ol far consequence, every dollar of American treasure we now have or that we may hope to have from now until eternity. "We are resolved to liberate France. i;oI,:(um. and the other oppressed peoples of the earth. We are resolved that democracy and free- t ''tun ard civilization shall not pen.sh from the fare of the earth and no t.ji,ii..i Ka,s-r or liny other kind of j kspot shall ever again be permittee ; to menace the pcacv- of civiiiauon or i th" immortal principles of righteousness, of justice, of law and order hi i ne world." Pos'ors t'p Tomorrow. ' New York Ci1y will get Hn first view : ol . 4.e i,oJ.eis wir tna Fourth Liberty j Loan tomorrow wh.-n the work of putting up Urn thousands of many eo.oicd bill boards and window card.-,:!' br inaugurated. The workers will ptart out in the morning in au-.i.iitiie tt Lick.-! and a'ltomobilcs to vJnl everv section of the city before nightfall. The Vvoi kers comprise both men and women. They are to be equipped th np'v uniforms with arm bands of the Liberty Loan r'ommiHec. A ii. (! liuini bill posting will accompany each corps, of workers. A uirectur or chief will be in rrnr'T ol each party and the work will be a rush one from the time it rtarted. Knch truck and automobile will be decorated especially for the occasion and will bear posters, flags and ban ners, carrying the vai-.'Gtu slogan; adoptcl for the coming drive. "AVKXl'K OF T1IK Al.LIKS." Vhen the campaign in the Second e'tneral District opens Saturday morning, New York City will wit ness on Fifth ave., Manhattan, such i display of nags as that famous street has never before produced. I rom Madison square up to 58th st the avenue will lose its identity temporarily, becoming "The Avenue of the Allies. r or twenty-two blocks each block will be devoted to a deco rative scheme based on the flag of one of the Allied nations in the great war against the Central I'owers. .Second only in interest and dra matic display to the flag scheme will be the Altar of Liberty, to be erected at Madison square, opposite the Worth Monument. This structure is to be a focal point in the various events which are scheduled to take place during the campaign. , In the "Avjnue of the Allies," devoted to the colorful flag decorations, each block will be marked at each end by a largo bannery bearing the name of the country to whose dag it is devoted. Midway in each block the flag itself will be flung. The 22 blocks will be divided into three groups From 27th to 39th sts. ; from 43d to 49th sts., and from 52d to 59th sts. The remaining blocks in the district will be devoted to the flag of the Untfed States. The blocks taking in the Public Library. Madison av. and St. Patrick's Cathedral will receive special decorative treatment. Directly in front of the Library and of St. Patrick's Cathedral and in Madison Square, there will be groups of 22 tall poles displaying the flags of each of the nations, side by side. The second feature, the Altar of Liberty, was designed by Thomas Hastings, who also has supervised its construction. It has been furnished with sculptural designs molded in plaster in the workshops of Raffael and Frank G. Menconl, 335 W. 24th St., Manhattan. At the altar will be a huge colored war map, showing the daily changes in the battle-front. Though the work-is. of wood and plaster it is intended to last for the duration of the war. and has been treated chemically to withstand the winter storms.- It extends 100 feet along the avenue and has a depth of 25 feet. The central elevation, consisting of the war map. Is 47 feet high. Kach of the wings is 18 feet high. Aroamiuiites to Aid Ijoan. AM resources of the Itoyal Arcanum will be devoted to furthering the Loan. Judge C. Arch Williams, supreme repent of the order, stated yesterday an elaborate plan has been instituted to enable Koyal Arcanum councils all over the country to take an active part in the sale of bonds. The grand regent in ench State jurisdiction has hcen 'appointed State chairman of a Loan committee and the entire 175,000 membership of the order has been organized into a unit for pushing the drive. McAdoo to Sicak Tuesday. Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo will sound the keynote of the campaign at a meeting Tuesday night in Carnegie Hall. This will he the only appearance of Mr. McAdoo during the drive and his message will bo to all the people of the United States. While actual subscriptions to the loan will not be received until September 28 the appearance of the Secretary of the Treasury virtually will open the campaign. Hoyiiton I hum. Conference Load. An all-day intcrchurch clerical conference, promoted by the National Committee on the Churches and the Moral Aims of the War, in conjunction with the Liberty Loan Committee, Is to be held in Manhattan tomorrow. Tho morning session 'will be held in Aeolian Hall nnd the afternoon meeting will bo at the Kiltmore Hotel. The Hev. Dr. Neheniiah C. Iloynton will preside at the morning session. Speeches will bo mado by tho Lord Hishop of Oxford, Charles Gore; the Hev. Samuel M. Zwemer of Cairo, Egypt; the Hev. E. M. Potest, the Hev. Dr. Arthur V. Glittery and Guy i'1'uerson. Director of Publicity of the Liberty Loan Committee. The Hev. Henry II. Sanders will preside nt the afternoon meeting. No Hlock Parties During Drive. The Liberty Loan Committee of Rrooklyn has requested the citizens of the borough to refrain froiS the holding of block parties, other entertain ments and events during the I.oa 3 ik-' campaign, which will bo in force froir September 28 to October 19. In mak-J CASH OR WAR STAMPS FOR Diamonds, Old Gold, Silver, Antiques, Eic. Jack's Curiosity Shop 2 Lafayette Ave., Cor. Flatbuh 1 nioek from Arndemv of HunI NEW BOMBING PLANE, 3 LIBERTY MOTORS, SUCCESS IN L I, TEST American Built Caproni Carries Three Passengers and 1,900 Pounds of Bombs. (Special to Tho Eagle.) Mincola, September 21 The first ofhcfal test of the American-built Caproni bombing airplane, equipped with three Liberty motors and designed to carry 2,000 pounds of bombs, was made here today. Carrying three passengers the machine made a continuous flight of an hour. It then descended, and with 1,900 pounds additional weight, representing the bombs, flew for half an hour. While no attempt was made to establish an altitude record, the Caproni reached a height of 14,000 feet on its first trip with ease. At the conclusion of the test, Allan H. Haw-ley, president of the Aero Club of America, who was present, pronounced the performance as "won-c'erful." "The Caproni bombing machine," said Mr. Hawley, "is the latest word in construction. It is so fair ahead of the oihers that it can be used for two or three years. In my opinion, without oecomiiig obsolete. If the Government were to put out 6,000 of these ma-.Iiinr.-i within the near future, it would i'. ot the greatest possible benefit to Jl r.inij." While official comment on the .'light was lacking army otflcers were ,ii..nily pleased with the result. The I st was witnessed by representatives ;f the Foiled States, Canada, France I'd Italy. Among the spectators !f;o were 600 cadet fliers from ;ltc Princeton Aeronautical Training ochoul. M-ij. Gen. J. Franklin Bell, com-irumder of the Department of the Kast, wii3 also present. Maj. tcn. wiiniir.i L. Kennelly, chief of aero-nulics '.n the I'nited States, was represented by Col. Brant, and Johrr l. i.yu:i, head of the Bureau of Aircraft Production, by J. Gilmore rittcher and William M. Erh. The Italian representatives were the Hon, .'). v.ojie, chief of Italian Military Aeronautics in the I'nited States; Lt. I . calsano, Maj. Falchi and Capt. "arlo Tappi. Maj. Falchi and Capt. Tuppi are two of the oldest aviators n the Italian service. They are both veterans of the Italian-Turkish War. The French representatives were Maj. Andre de Baroetta and Capt. Jacques Eoyrizen, the latter an "ace." Sir S. W. Uaillies, who is in charge of the Canadian Airplane Service in this eountrj-, represented Canada. Henry D. Woodehouse, secretary of the Aero Club of America, was also a witness of the flights. The machine which was built at the plant of the Standard Aircraft Corporation at Elizabeth, N. J., was flown by Lt. Julian Parvis. He had as his passengers, Captain Hugo D'Annunzio, a son of Gabriele D'An-nunzio, the Italian poet, and Captain Harris of the United States Aviation Service. The official tests of the machine will continue on Monday and throughout the week. On Monday a flight will be made to establish an altitude record. MANY ENLISTED MEN GET COMMISSIONS Clarence Tennis of Brooklyn Made a First Lieutenant-E. A. Bohan and Others 2d Lts. . Eagle Bureau. ' 901 Colorado Building. Washington, September 21 Clar ence Tennis, 53 years old, 45 Bain-bridge St., Brooklyn an enlisted man, has been commissioned a first lieuten ant in the Quartermaster Corps of the Army. Francis J. Quale, 149 Prospect Park, Southwest, has been commis sioned a second lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps. E. A. Bohan, 114 E. 13th St., Robert Kernan, 7212 18th ave.. Joseph A. Morton, 564 Rugby rd., Brooklyn, and Edward J. Lyons. 74 Judge st.,Elm-- hurst., enlisted men. have been com missioned second lieutenants ln the Quartermaster Corps. William P. Szchorna, li9 Jcrterson ave., Brooklyn, an enlisted man, has been com missioned a second lieutenant in the Chemical Warfare Service. Stanley B. Doyle, 118 Underbill av., has been commissioned a tirsl lieutenant in the Medical Corps. John F. Rhame. 210 Smith st., Free-port, has been commissioned a first lieutenant in the Engineer Corps. Walter S. C.urnee Jr., Lake av., Oyster Bay, has been commissioned a first lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps. Frank M. Lawless, 5CS Prospect av., Brooklyn, has been commissioned a second lieutenant In the Quartermaster Corps. Leon 11. Bernstein. 781 Lafayette av., and Charles L. Gwyer, 30.1 Putnam av., enlisted men. have been commissioned second lieutenants in tho Quartermaster Corps. K. C. Lautcr, 2640 Kenmore place, Sheepidiead Bav. an enlisted man, has been commissioned a second lieutenant in tho Si'iiitary Corps. CORNELL ABANDONS Ithiirfl, N. Y.. Nrptrinber 21 - lntnvnHrjrlnlo atlilrttct nt ('ornrll fnltorstly hnv hvn m pniflci) fnr tlif durullon nf thf wnr. (inl t(i- (Wtlnill Kchrrlulp iimncd for tliis fnll will t- rsnrplled, according to an nnnouncfnipnt here t.-nieht by tlio AtlilhV A'ciatin. Th st-p. It wan naltl, wn talicn hvmip It wns f -n r--il lntPrMii!iRtntf spurts wiilrl InN-rifT" with ill1 prcKinm vt mllltnry triilnhift at thp tinivrrnity planned by (lie (iitvrriiinriit. ins; this rennppl. Kdwln V, Mnynnnl. Iho chnirmnn of tho romniKtoo in Brooklyn, wild: "As thts eiinipaisn Is to sofiirp tho subscription lo tho prontrnt bond is.us over mrulc by any country in tho world, it Is polnns to require 1h undivided attention of nil tho cIMzhmh of the country, and partb'UlMrlv nf I'.ronlc-lyn. riii rl up the rnnipain. I tlHrnfor- urpe the eo-nprration of fll li'd vi-1 C, in In. riMitriut inn u ml Kiii'tot irM in t li .f matter,

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