El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 38TH YEAR, Ed. 2, Thursday, April 4, 1918 Page: 3 of 12
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JOFFRE SAYS FutiH IS:
"GREATEST STRATEGIST IN -EUROPE"
uOypng Down imnma vo
Fix RiiumBilj fur Dthyi
By AMPrtrtM Pre.
build rt were railed upon tonight to ti-
piáis why their output for March fell
Chairman Hurler of th aMpptng board
and' General Manager Pies of the emer
gency fleet corporation telegraphed be ad I
or an toe yards in the united states ear?
ing they were keenly disappointed In the
intuíate delivered and placing the respon-
slbHIiy of turning out ship squarely on
the men In control of actual building
"Keynote of present situation la man-
agementleadership" toe telegrams laid.
"Money material and men bare been
supplied without stmt by the nation. Ihe
American people want ships not eieuses."
Suggestion war requested and the of
ficials said they wanted to know If the
janii lay wittt the emergency rieet cor
por at too. i
"IVae don't oyer estimate' the lei
Irani urged aftdr fcaVms; ror the prospects
durmg April. H wag eald that the March
estimate of 197071 tona was made on the
promise of shipbuilders who delivered
only 1M.700 tone.
In discussing the telegram the official
said It was his intention to rind but ex-
actlr where the fault- lay.
"Perhaps it 'may lie with representatives
of the fleet corporation who are co-operating
with th builders." h said. "If so.
we want to know It and promise to cor
"i;vory man engaged in building ships
ought to keep in mind all the time that
. be la working to back up th boya over
there and that it la up to the shipbuild
er and ship worker to feed those boys
woo are giving I heir all in this war. If
we ail could get that Idea there would
be do loss of production at any time
YOUNG DOY KILLED
WHEN RUN DOWN DY
Accident Unavoidable Accord'
ing to Report Mad by
Chirles M IX Four Jr. tl ytSrt
Old. 1107 Myrlle .venue. Km of s dry
well driller of tlinl mine was In
atantly killed In rrtat or hii boms'
t 4:45 yesterday afternoon when he
wis struck by an array trnek driven
by. Cnrnvrsl llulioo. In which sii
Mdttrs were rtdinr. The truck ñu
bound east and struck the boy be-
fore a turn could be nude.
The truck was Immediately Hopped
and iba soldiers carried the boy Julo
ola home. Ills body was later ' re
moved to the J. J. Kaaler morsue.
Funeral arrangements will be made
Arocrdlnc to the police report the
accident waa unavoidable. It ap-
pears unit ihe driver waa unable to
turn out in time to prevent atrlUnr
the boy. anaouth an effort waa made
to do so.
No srrests were nude la connection
with the accident.
Dutch Vessels En Route
to U. S. When Shipping
Seized Not to Be Held
By Associated Press.
Washington Abril t. The American
government ha derided that Dutch ships
ten route to the United States from Hoi-
Eland at the time the Dutch shipping in
'. American porta was requisitioned will
E not be taken over on arrival her.
The war trade board announced tonight
I that inasmuch as the requisitioning had
been done according to President WU-
' son's proclamation to restore the ships
; laid up In American harbors to thuir nor-
mal activity It waa not intended to take
' the use of those which were in service
I from Holland when the proclamation was
The American government la eipected
1 aooo to" reply to Holland'! formal protest
against the ship seizure. It la expected
i that the reply will go mor folly . Into
the legal phases of the question and will
; cite additional reasons why the action
was Justifiable. .
;ui(t is.i tywwiiyvu kw
Italian War Minister
'".J By Associated Press.
ra Rome. April f. The leeretiry
. - panted by Thomas nelson Pag the
é American ambassador was received by
f General ZupeUI minister of war; Pran
risco Mtii. minister or the treasury;
J Colonel Vac belli head of the division of
I the general Staff; Robert p. Perkins.
I American Red Cross commissioner to
. Italy and th personnel or the American
embassy end consulate.
Mr. Baerer arrived In Rom too
' to keep bis engagement to witness
marriage of Miss Augusta ororer of
Princeton to Hart Anderson secretary or
the American embaaiy. Th marriage waa
celebrated In ihe embassy this morning
Federal Dry Amendment
ay Assotiaasd Trass.
Boston. Meas. April
swun lota line with the states sepport
las tas federal prohibition movement
whea the senate today ratified Iks pre-
hlbllory amendment by a rou cell voti
of n to tT. similar endorseaaant was vol
ad s weak aso by I be house I to SI
Dy this action Masaaeataafta beenaan
the rtrst of the northeastera states to ret
ly the amendment sad ths eleventh H
the enure country. The states that he
nrettoutlv. ratified II are:
Mississippi. Virginia. Kentucky floutk
caroatna. IfsrW Dakota. Maryland.
tana. Texas. DeUwsre. South Dakota. To
voie'm tie raear.
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Above General Ferdinand Fock in dress
uniform which he DOESN'T wear often
as he avoid every social function he
On the right a closenp sketch.
Yes But Who
now old la Poch? Where did be cease
Ferdinand Pocb will be 87 on October
S. loia. He waa born in Tsrbes in in
tl town In southern rranee near the
dirt be become soldier?
Pocb has been a soldier all bit lire. He
fought the Germans when a boy in -the
war or ra. He se -ved as subaltern as
did Joffre. After the wsr hs began to
in notice. At M he was an artillery
captain. Later he became professor or
tactics m the "French West Point" the
Eróle de Ouerre. Aft?r five years' learn-
ing; he returned to regimental work. He
had reirhed the rank ol brigadier gen
eral when ciemenrsau made him director
of the tcote de Ouerre. prom urn pnsi
h went to command the Thirteenth di-
vision then the Eighth corps at Brougeg
and then the Twentieth corpa at nancy
where be was stationed when th war
Des he go In for aorlely ?
Ho. Haa no taste for social funrtlont.
Makes only formal calls required of him.
How ale yen pronounce his name?
Pokh-with long Mo."
What kind ef feHw Is be personally f
Modest quiet retiring; slim active and
graceful; looks and acts now like a man
of 40; large gray blue eyes; you'd notice
his eyes particularly so clear and Keen;
quick of speech precise logical; no use
for MM rs ued to make It not ror
them at the academy nervous tempera-
ment; energetic; works almost con-
stantly ; tito dramatic in the war appeals
to him secrecy and suddenness gigan-
tic and bold moves; much more dash than
Jorrre; Interaatlng companion; uncanny
faculty ror inspiring men to do their beat
H hat In his hubby?
Strategy' particularly the strategy of
lb campaigns of Napoleón and Caesar.
Frem-h officers say be la possessed or
almost an obsession on the subject of
What dees Jeffre think oí soldier?
Joffre aayf: "Pocb la the greatest strai
TO LEAVE TEXAS
Atoarían Army Requires All
Available Facilities for H.
Own A vialora.
By Associated Press.
Toronto Out. April f It U thought si
tbe beadqtiartkra of the British Boyal fly
bar corps bar that the exodus of Cana-
dian airmen from their campe at Fort
Worth. Tua beua today will mean
taw permanent departure of the organise
tton from tbe tnlted Slaiei.
Tber art two raaenna for thla. One
Is that lb American army requires all
available Bf reBBniii1attna Por th train-
ing of Us own aviators and th other
mat it ha ha
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Is He? What Kind otFellow? What's He Done?
FOOTS BRAINS SAVED PARIS
CAIJVISAND FRENCH ARMY
THE HERO or THE MAMNE Pocb' a Btrategv won the rutile of the Mame
tavlng Paris and preventing the envelopment and destruction or the Prenrh arnrj-
The bad b- line extended from Just east of Paris to Verdun. r'och commanded- the
French center.. Over near Paris Von Kluck swinging around the French and
rtrltlsh left was surprised and Tlanked by a hastily collected French army. Von
Kluck bad to pause draw bark and lean eastward planning to envelop tMa
new army with the real. The whole Oerman line thus had to.etrctch to the east.
Thla cauaed a thinning of the line which eitenod clear to the renter opposite
Pocb Instantly Pocb saw his iiai.ee. He concentrated his artillery where tt would
be needed. He gol his "army of maneuver" ready to strike. Then he walled until
September 0 when Von Kluck bad pulled the line unheal eaat. AH that day
ñu-ir right fell bark berore the attacking liermans drawing tbe enemy westward
as they retreated. This drew a ''gap" In the taut Herman llw and Foch'a yelling
reserves poured through. His concentrated artillery pounded iho Prussian tiuard
to pieces in tbe Bi. Cond marshes. The uerman line was broken. FoctPs victor
lous poliua tore on. The Oerman high command quickly ordered the whole line
to retreat. Pocb hod won the Haiti or tbe Marne
"THE MAN OP VPRPJT'-Foch commanded this bailie thai saVTi Calais. He
had under him British French and Belgian troops ao Joint command la not
new to hita. . . i
i lit ST AID TO ITALY Foch 14 th Anglo-French army that rushed Into Italy
to atop the Teuton rush across the. Venetian plains. Tominiea and iiaiians idollie
blm only (eae than do his owppoilua.
COMMANDER AT THE ftOMME Poch knowa th present battlefield better
than the average man knows his own backyard He waa eommander-ln-rblef
or the French rorrea in the Battle or the Soiiime which awept the ocrmans over
tbe ground they have Juat won back.
eglst In Europe and th humblest." Joffre I
and Pocb have been life long friends.
Mew he Hand with the peHnaT
French wrltera ry Foeh knojBa tbe
human element tn the French army bet-
ter than any other man living. They
ft a é
What do th permaná think f htaaf
The MlKur-Ve'oehenblatt organ of th;
German general staff Hnks bint as on
or the few first-clan strategists among
now did be stand with Ihe French por
pie before th war?
Th?y iurdly knew of him. Tbe army
knew dim as one of Ita greatest orfieara.
Military men tn other countries knew
lilm principally through his two widely
studied books "Principles of War" and
"Conduct or War. B in French pub-
lic knew no more about him than the
In Canada's rigorous climate even wtlb
a temperature of S below aero.
uurlnf th but winter with very heavy
STHiwrnis the training at lb flytof
camp in tbe nelbborbood or Toronto
waa earned on without interruption. It
is believed that average air current! in
i-anada are much mm dangeroup for fly-
ing than those of Ten.
It was officially announced by the Royal
Plying corpa tonight that the percentage
or casualties to men who completad
ti ining at the Port Worth camps during
March wu Ma and the percentage of cas-
ualties to men la training at Canadian
campa was 1 ja. f
Food Situation Critical
in Kama City as Result
of Continuance of Stride
By Associated Press
kanaa CKy Mo.. April t.
general sink la progress hero ror aimoat
a week was to be eettlad amicably within
a abort uma apparently densMhd tgpbrbt
upon th attitude of labor organtuiloas
toward th proposal of the lenses City
rmftafdtr aeeorleuoa mat all atrOtrng
crartsauen return to work "that conn
dene an labor contracta amy be re lahat-
Th proposal of th emplcyera wu for
Anearle in public doea about tbe bead
or West Point In peace times.
Does he ge out among hi mm?
Yea. Frequently. Mscti aa Napoleon
used to. No hob-nOBblDg no Joking; no
ramtuirtty. Drops Into a trench or in
occupied village looks men and food and
equipment over mlormally. makes a nio
ful comment drops a phraa worth re-
membering and leave behind blm eouil-
dnc rwpeet enthusiasm.
Why hae Praeee's great fight bee
railed "Poeh'n Klpht?"
Beciuad be taught many of tbe French
commanders and strateglsls of tbi war
ficcaus be often warned that a greet
war was inevitable and demanded thai
Prance get reedy (do 'certain waa he of
tdia that many officers ceiled him "Poch
lb alarmist ") because of his work on
tbe larger guns of the French field ar-
tillery which have proved of such worth
mally submitted today by Mayor Qaorg
Edwards to W. D. Nation of Detroit. In-
ternational president of ihu Amalgamated
Association of Street and Electric Hallway
Employee who cam here to investígate
the action of the street railway company
employes in Joining the strike movement.
Union leaders piooateed so early reply
to the proposal.
The situation arising from tbe strike of
bakers la rapidly growing critical and
demands prompt relief according to-
statement issued this afternoon by own-
ers of-M of fb larger bakeries tn tbe
city. Ho disorders war reported today.
Governor Signs Measure
AbOroúrialme S 350 M0
r w r D - m .
for Slate Troop Units
Special to as. Montas Time.
Austin Tesas. April I oovenwr Hotssy
today signed tee Mai providing thai all
eaooeys Snd securities deposited with Has
estate treasurer or other state depsrueenu
at ate residence or tbe
tajos ec of loe eoaaty of
of Iks owning corpsrsuoa.
and at no other place las also sirned
ths ritilovtint aaos; Ore idles for lbs use
or the fiar aad mrtsiii palrtssjan la
In thla war. Working aecretly on tbe
gun problem. Pocb want wank after week
to lb great creuaot run works In the
grimy blouse of worblngman expert
meriting testing analyzing.
Now to Mrk 'Em-By Foeh.
"Find out tbe weak point of your en-
emy and deliver your blow there" Hid
Poch commindcr Of foe Twentieth French
army rorpa at a banquet In Nancy Hi
IMS. U wu his idea of bow to lick the
"But suppoae general" Interrupted an
aiUllery orficei "that the enemy haa no
Fork's eyes a learned and his chin tilted
"If the enemy has no weak point
Foeh la fond of quoting Joseph da Mali
A batUe loat fi a battle which one be
Mens to hav mat" and Foeh adds: "A
battle won Is balite In which on win
not admit ottct'a self vanquished.
"Discipline" Focb ban written "does
not mean the mere eierution of orders
received. H means that you have entirely
grasped lbs ideas of lb leader who haa
aivau the order and that you take vry
- ture mew.- oi siiisryiug nun.
What " I d)cr" Ihfajk f him
Years ago K fell to Cleinencedu. the
"Tiger" then as now premiar of France
to choose a director of tbe F.cole de
Ouerre the "Trench West Point" wber
i renrii nffie.-rs are made.
Many big generals wanted tbe job. Tnero
wu ioi of wire pulling. This dlsaruated
i ienienceau. He decided to make bla own
choice unhampered. He look Fuch to
dinner and l"ld him:
"VnuTe nominated director of the F.role
"Director of the Eeole de Ouerrer
echoed Foeh. "Bul I am not a candidate
for the post.'
"That la possible bul you're appointed
all the earn."
Foeh thanked the premier but be.etiil
bid bis donbta.
"I fw you don't know1 all my ramliy
ensmnctlona" he said. "1 have a broibcr
who la i Jesuit "
"Family be damned i" roared th pre-mler-"r
1 beg your pardon gen -ral.
not you re appoiided."
prist km of wofioo for nooilisiot and
malntatnlnr siete Iroons. n. imiiiir...
K Maslerson to sue tbe sUls for renta
su ateo to os due on Isral in llrssorls
county Incornorsll'm or the Ato.nii.
setior. dtslrlcl scurry county road low
ano cnanaini toe Ixiundary llns of Hill.
I.ubbort counly K-hool district of Aber-
attky. ataasT sicva two ulli.
Speclsl to Ihe Morn lot Timet.
Austin Tasaa. April v-Oovernor Hobby
today atened and filed Ihe bill prono
lot for majority nominations. He also
sltned the bill bicrraelne Uu sslsrles of
fvujuly school superintendents.
For Oyapepaia Indhrestiori
Heartburn. Belrhlns. Hour Add
Stomach Osa la Stomach etc. take
a taaspooaful of JJleu rated Mean ale
la a half (lass of hot water altar
entine ta sala pleasant and herns Tees
to use aad elves almost Instant rs-
Usf. It neutralises stomach acidity
and aweetsns ths food contents so
that duration a saury aad pslnlsss
Bold oy úruttists everywnere.
Back Liberty Loan to
Limit Urges Roosevelt
By Aasoriated Treai.
Dystsr May. W. Y.. April i. -An appeal to
th Amerlran people to "bark Ihe Utterly
loan to ihe limit" was made here today
by Colonel Theodore lioosevell In an ad-
dress lo a delegation or Liberty loan
nprkers who had made a pilgrimage to Ids
SsKeuinr Hill estate.
If we do nol win now fighting abroad
beside our allies then sooner or laler our
ions or grandson will hare to flghl hera
at borne without alllee for their homes
Ir wives and their little ones" aald
unei Mooaevelt. "A loan dors not
rin.it itself" he continued. "No govern
moni work does itaeir. nornebody has lo
dp It. I appeal to the people ta back
you tu the limit of their power. This is
ihe peopls'e war. It la Amerlcifa war.
It Is a war for our children and our chil
"Kach of ua should gladly and cheer
fully earriric everything necrssiry in
order to win. The mm at th front stands
ready to aacrtfk llf and limb for
our dear bind. We who are not glvsn
th high privikiga of going with him io
the front must at least back him to the
llnill with the work of head and hand."
Work CoarentevMl for so Tear.
Our ayatem of brldta ork leave.
iH.lhlov to be desired. Often the In
erilun of a brida riatirs teslk val-
uakle ror years whlrti otherwise
would be of no use. naee brtdfes
not only lea nslursl bul they per.
fumi ell sreaaasry funrlloiu) of
..tied Iretk. ays aaa seShlee bul
M a. told la our Crowns and brldta
u in states
rata asa ar sasat rus ...
risa wart ... is Jt. a
sets amass ... it saver ruase. ..
asut teeat.. at
-Wa ui saaeat sari Sews
la aayassals as arsrk at Srtes
i CHEW IT AFTER EUERY MEAL IK
The Flavor Lasts
WRIGLEV S ib
mind as ths lomiest-
lastlhg confccTion you
can bay. Sand It to
the bovs at the front.
War Time Economy
a 5-cent Package of WRIGLEVS will
live you several days enjoyment:
If s on Investment In benefit as well
as pleasure for tt helps teeth breath
It is exceedingly encouraging to note the
progressive spirit in which die butine men
of El Paso appreciate the value of advertis-
ing and the success which they have
achieved is shown in the same measure.
H. F. S.
Unvdotrorl'a says Ittet "rlshly-foar
per root of all failure arts ' s anona
Wlildt oottstdorlns; the annroa af
ih itdrlarattnn. Is timty fomiaslee
proof Hint advertlsina; paya.
When tVadatrcen'a say. that only
IS per cent af buslneas fslluraa afa
aniniut arlvortlwrrs the auuvososit haa
No kaslnpas firm over bar ase
truly treat eioept by the aid of asi.
Ukr oomM4illon. ed vrrthvjac
I lie "Hfo of trade." Without It.
modera days simI under
hueJnena ii million. mi
or other ansalness louirrn oan
nrhleve the ancoras that It cant
That at asioanatic aa ever saoceas-
fnl baalaoas aaaa wtu attest.
Outelde. possibly of prranassWty
and IniesTlty sdvrertsBlntt a the
aalsThtlost forta poaltlve ami potout.
In srrrnt-day tisaianrroa aad bust-
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