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To Germany to
Russia Threatens to Resist
Violation of Treaty
Menace in the South
Moscow Dispatch Says Teu?
tons Will Not Make Fur?
WASHINGTON, May 16.- A copy of
(h : protest made by the Soviet govern?
ment to the German Ministry of For?
eign Affairs on April 2t> against Ger- j
man aggressions, made public to-day ?
by the State Department, shows that;
the Russians gave notice of their in-,
tention to mobilize "all necessary
forces in order to obtain the freedom,
and independence of the Russian Re?
public, which is now menaced beyond .
the limits established by the Brest ;
A Moscow dispatch to-day to the
State Department said Germany had j
given assurance to the Russian Soviet
government that German armies would
advance no further into Russian ter- j
"The Russian government." said the j
message of the Soviet government,!
"has taken every measure possible
strictly to fulfil the treaty from itsj
side and in this way to secure for our i
people the chief aim of this treaty, a
state of peace. But in reality no such
state of peace exists. In the south of
the Russian Republic there is a further
advance northward by German troops
and detachments of Ukrainians. They
are advancing upon Kursk and Vo- :
vonezh, territory undoubtedly Great '?
Russian. They have crossed into the
Crimean peninsula. That frontier:
line, which was one-sidedly estab- j
lished by the Ukrainian Rada itself ?
and officially made known to us by the ?
German government, has been in- ?
fringed by German and Ukrainian
troops. Simultaneously in the north
of Finland Russian military property
is being seized by White Guard de-,
tachments operating in agreement,
with German landing detachments and
under direct instruction from the Ger?
man general staff.
"In order to fulfil the Brest treaty,
which is the legal basis for the rela
tions between Germany and Russia,
the Soviet government has officially,
declared its readiness to open imme
diate negotiations with the Ukrainian I
American Labor Mission
Received by King George
Britain Will Make War to the Utmost Is His Message
to America?Praises Harmony Between
U. S. and England
LONDON, May 16. The American
labor delegation was received by King
George at Buckingham Palace to-day.
The visit lasted an hour.
The King on receiving the American
labor delegation said:
"It gives the Queen and me great
pleasure to receive you hvre to-day,
and we trust that if the experiences
of your stay in this country have been
agreeable, they may also prove inter?
esting and helpful. You have had op?
portunities for judging the efforts we
are putting forth at home in order
adequately to meet all the demands
from the various theatres of war. I
hope these experiences will enable you
to assure the people of the United
Stares that we are doing and mean to
continue to do our utmost in this direc?
"Your delegation includes la.ly rep?
resentatives who, 1 trust, may be able
to give a satisfactory report of the
i. anner in which British women have
come forward to replace men called
from various national industries to
the fighting ranks, and how efficiently
they are carrying out the work in?
"It has always been my dream that
the two great English-speaking na
Central Rada. No answer, however,
has come from this government, which
is now directed by Germany."
Rumania Sends Out
AMSTERDAM, May 16.?An order
for the demobilization of the Ru?
manian army was published in the
"Official Gazette" at Jassy, on May 14.
Alexander Marghiloman, the Ru
manian Premier, while conversing with
a Rumanian newspaper representative,
said that Bessarabia, with Ihe excep?
tion of slight rectification of its north?
ern frontier, would be joined to Ru?
Advices from Kiev say that the gov?
ernment has prohibited the export of
raw and manufactured metals and rub?
ber. All erports from the Ukraine to
Rumania and Bessarabia are forbidden,
"as Bessarabia has been annexed and
its political and economic relations re?
General Rogosa has been appointed i
War Minister in the Ukrainian Cab- \
This radiograph was produced without the aid
of a camera, solely by the rays of the material
used in one RADIO golf ball.
Golfers need not be alarmed!
You won't have to lengthen your links
because the RADIO ball carries so far.
A WRITER in the New York Tribune suggests
that if we keep on lengthening the distance
oi' RADIO golf balls, it will be necessary
to lengthen golf courses; and he suggests that
golf balls be standardized.
We CAN lengthen the distance of the
RADIO ball, but we won't. It would make the
ball too expensive. It isn't necessary, anyhow.
It is already the most talked-of golf ball. Every
player who has used the RADIO has been
thrilled and mystified by its extraordinary
length from the tee, and, in paradoxical combi?
nation with this, its consistent reliability on the
One of the Greatest of
(whose name we do not mention because we
quote without his consent or knowledge) wrote
"La*t summer, in the Western. Cham?
pionship, 1 found myself uncertain in
my putting, and again, in the middle of
a game, / tried a bait that had \vh:it
ia known as a radium center.
"Never have I had a ball that I could
tut with the same degree of confidence.
i here was never a bau that could travel
farther, and even the old gutta ball
could not have been more reliable on
NO. Standardization is not necessary. RADIO
balls travel far enough as it is, and the
men who control their manufacture are
, wise enough to stop at a reasonable position, and
not develop unduly a power that could be made
get your RADIO golf balls?$1 each, $12 dozen,
of your professional or your Sporting Goods
Store, or at the WANAMAKER STORE?and
get all the added zest and joy they can put into
the game for you. We all need it these days.
Broadway at Ninth, New York
tions, with their individual national
characteristics, should work together
in close nnd harmonious relations tow?
ard those ideals of progress and civil?
ization common to both peoples.
"I''ate has decided that the war?hould
fulnl this dream. The two nations
have made common catiBe in the de?
fence of freedom and justice. In the
future days of peace may thoy con?
tinue to stand side by side to attain
the same ideals and aspirations.
"We wish you a safe and happy re?
turn home. Science is daily increas?
ing the power of rapid transportation
between our islands and the continent,
of America, thus facilitating the inter?
change of these visits, and so strength?
ening the ties of mutual understand?
ing, confidence and good fellowship
which, please God, may ever henceforth
E. 0. McCormick, of San Francisco,
replied briefly in behalf of the Amer?
icans, thanking bis majesty and ex?
pressing the pleasure the visit had af?
forded the delegates and how they ap?
Each member of the delegation was
presented to King George and Queen
Mary, as well as to Princess Mary, and
nearly an hour was spent in informal
Here to Win Aid
For New Revolt
? ( ?tit Inueri from page 1
further understanding and sympathy
with the existing government.
Take the case of this nation. We
have not recognized the Bolsheviki, so
they are unrepresented officially in
Washington. Ambassador Bakhmeteff
dates back even before the Kerensky
regime. And we have a man in Petro?
grad, or rather in Vologda now, who
was chosen because of his fitness to
enter the imperial court of the late
Czar. Very likely ho is unsatisfactory
to the present Russian government be?
cause of his capitalistic connections.
Senator Borah, Senator Owen and cer?
tain other public men called this situa?
tion to the attention of the President
personally some time ago. They told
him he. ought to have some one in Rus?
sia who by temperament and training
was capable of understanding and being
understood by a proletarian govern?
ment. But the President was unim?
pressed, and was later so anxious to
avoid the issue of recognizing the Bol?
shevik? that he prevailed upon Am?
bassador Francis to remain at his post
and not return here to accept appoint?
ment to the Senat-. Probably the
President depends for his knowledge
upon unofficial personal agents, mem?
bers of Mr. Creel's staff and others
who are the Wilson eyes and ears in
Russia, as William Bayard Hale and
John Lind were under similar condi?
tions in Mexico. That method of deal?
ing with a country as important to the
future of the world as is Russia does
not inspire confidence.
The Allies are no better oft". Some
time ago the Bolsheviki sought to
send Kamenev, a man who ranked with
L?nine and Trotzky in importance
among them, as their Ambassador to
France. He reached England on his
journey. He was seized and his papers
were taken from him. He was de?
ported to Russia, although he was ac?
credited not to England, but to France.
What happened became a minor scan?
dal, and then it was, explained that
England had been informed France
would not receive Kamenev and had
acted as she did in behalf of her ally.
It is not the kind of incident that
promotes understanding and sympathy.
There is no one who interprets this
new phenomenon of Bolshevikism in
the Allied countries or here, and no
one, no official, at any rate, who can
correctly interpret the Allies and this
country to the BolBheviki, who are
treated very much as if they were a
contagious disease, as indeed perhaps
they are. But the contagion is neither
being stamped out, nor is it being
Socialists Here to
Fight Kerensky Plans
A national official of the Socialist
party 7n New York received informa?
tion yesterday that Kerenksy was to
be expected soon on a Swedish ship
and probably would be in New York
Monday. He asserted that his arrival
at this time was part of a concerted
movement to start a counter revolu?
tion in Russia and that such a move?
ment would meet active opposition
from the Socialists and extremist
factions of the United States.
He declared that ample funds had
been provided to wage a dangerous
battle in favor of another Russian
revolution and Japanese intervention
in Siberia and that Kerensky's parti?
cular function would b- openly to en?
list capitalists of the United States in
Expect 10,000 Officers
From Fourth Camps
New Training Schools Open,
With Attendance of From
12,000 to 15,000
WASHINGTON, May IG.?The fourth
series of training camps for reserve
officers opened yesterday for a fourteen
weeks' course, with an estimated at?
tendance of between 12,000 and 15,000
students. If the expectations are borne
out the camps will add 10,000 names
to the army's commissioned list and
raise to 67,000 the total number of
officers obtained from this source.
Twenty-four camps have been opened,
the attendance at each running from
600 to 1,200 men.
Disposition of the graduates already
has been settled. The three infantry
replacement camps will receive 2,000
each, the machine gun replacement
camp 1,000 and the field artillery camp
1,000. The tank corps, cavalry and
aviation will need more than the num?
ber left after these vacancies are tilled.
Levi P. Morton 94 Year? Old
Levi P. Morton, former Vice-Presi
dent of the United States, was ninety
four years c4d yesterday. The vener?
able statesman is in Washington, where
he makes his home six months of the
year. Mrs. Morton, who returned to their
town house at 400 Park Avenue a few
days ago, said that when she left Mr.
Morton he was in excellent health and
was preparing then to return hero, pre?
paratory to going to his summer home
at Rhinecliff, N. Y.
Fails; Senate Vote
Favors Mail Tubes
Government Purchase In?
dorsed When Postal
Budget Is Passed
Calls for $381,000,000
Overtime Pay Proposal Ac?
cepted After Earlier
WASHINGTON, May 16. Postmaster
i General Burleson was again to-day de
j feated in his fight to abolish pneumatic
1 mail 'tubes when the Senate, in a spe
; cial vote, insisted upon by Senator
i Kirby, of Arkansas, went on record
j again, 31 to 19, in favor of government
j purchase and operation of the service.
| Later the postoffice appropriation bill
i was passed.
The bill grants wage increases to
postal employes and provides for ap?
propriations of $381,000,000, an increase
of $47,300,000 over the House bill. Over?
time pay for postal employes also is
provided in a committee amendment,
which the Senate accepted to-day, 26 to
LM, after it once had rejected it.
Burleson Leads Attack
Postmaster General Burleson to-day
personally conducted the attempt to
strike out the pneumatic tube pro?
vision. Accompanied by two of his
chief assistants, John C. Coons, First
Assistant Postmaster General, and Al?
exander M. Dockery, Third Assistant,
Mr. Burleson spent most of the day at
the Capitol, lobbying among Senators
against the tubes. In this he was as?
sisted by Judge Moon, chairman of the
House Postoffice Committee, who was
anxious to defeat the proposal in the
Senate and thereby avoid a repetition
of his experience of last year, when
after a protracted fight, in which he
delivered two scathing denunciations of
tube service, the House failed to sup?
port him and voted to continue the
The Postmaster General and his
supporters in the Senate attempted to
employ strategic methods to-day. Sen?
ator Weeks of Massachusetts and
Wadsworth of New York, who were
chief defenders of the tubes Tuesday
when the Senate voted to buy them
by a vote of 33 to 23, both were absent
from the capitol making an inspection
of the Bethlehem and Midvale heavy
ordnance plants, as members of a
Military Affairs Sub-Committee. How?
ever, information that the Postmaster
General proposed to continue the fight
to-day was wired to Senator Weeks at
Midvale and he returned in time to
take charge again of their defense.
Wilson's Name Used
During his lobbying efforts to-day
the Postmaster General, it is under?
stood, informed several Senators that
he was at the Capitol at the sugges?
tion of the President, who was opposed
to the continuance of mail tube service
and wished the Senate to strike the
tube provision from the postofliee ap?
propriation bill. No confirmation of
this, however, could be obtained at the
An amendment to the postoffice ap?
propriation bill proposed by Senator
Calder permitting the mailing of let?
ters anywhere in greater New York for.
delivery inside the city under a two
cent stamp was adopted. First class
mail from Manhattan to Brooklyn at
present requires three? cents postage.
Efforts to attach an amendment to
the measure suspending for at least
one year operation of the act, effective
July 1, increasing second class postal
rates were abandoned late to-day after
supporters of the amendment became
convinced that it would be defeated.
Later an effort will be made to add it
to some other bill, it was said.
That She Is at War
Second Request for Infor?
mation on Status Brings
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, May 16.?
The German government has informed
Uruguay, in response to the request
for a definition of the relations be?
tween the two countries, that it does
not consider that a state of war
exists. The following official note
was issued here to-day:
"When the Uruguayan military mis?
sion was detained by a German sub?
marine the commander of the sub?
marine justified his arbitrary action
by the state of war with Uruguay in
which he said Germany had found
itself and said that he was' acting in
accordance with instructions from the
Admiralty, which he exhibited. Our
Foreign Office demanded that Germany
state whether the submarine com?
mander had acted in accordance with
instructions from the government at
Berlin, adding that in case a negative
reply should be given our military
representatives should be relieved of
their engagement. (This evidently
refers to pledges which the members i
of the Uruguayan mission were com- !
pelled to give before being permitted I
"Several days later the Spanish gov- '
ernment made an offer of mediation In |
regard to the promise made by the j
Uruguayan officers. Mediation was i
suggested by tho German Ambassador
to Spain. The Uruguayan government I
refused, regarding this as incompatible !
with the dignity of the nation. More?
over, the fundamental point of the
question, which was whether Germany
was or was not at war with Uruguay,
must be decided by Germany. The
German government responded that
it relieved the Uruguayan officers of
their engagement, but in exchange
hoped that Uruguay would exert in?
fluence in France to the end that the
Chilean mission in Spain be permitted
to pass over French territory. (This
apparently refers to a Chilean mission
to Germany, which has been denied
passage through France.)
"The Uruguayan government, with
out accepting the abrogation of the
pledges, called for a reply to the !
fundamental question; that is to say, i
whether Germany did or did not con- !
sider that a state of war existed. Ger
many replied that it was not at war
with Uruguay. It said, furthermore,!
that the rupture of relations between
Uruguay and Germany was not
brought about, by itself, and called at- '
tcntion to Uruguay':: silence on the
subject of the passage of the Chilean
"Meanwhile, the Uruguayan govern?
ment inquired of the Chilean govern
nient if it desired Uruguay to re
quest the French government to au?
thorize passage of the Chilean mission
over French territory. The Uruguayan
government decided to take this step '?
only as a mark of deference to a friend?
ly country. The Chilean government
replied that it had no interest in the j
passage of the mission. The Uruguay?
an government informed Germany of
this fact. Germany replied to-day that
it relieved the Uruguayan officers of,
their pledges without any condition.
It said that the Chilean question had
been raised simply in a desire to con?
sult Uruguay on the subject, and that !
in view of the negative reply of Chile I
the German government considered
the incident to have been closed."
Hoover Tells Wilson
Food Ships Must Be
Diverted to Belgium
Starving Country la Neglected
Under Pooling Plan,
WASHINGTON, May 16. Belgium is
now starving and some of the ships
supplying the Allies must be diverted
I o carry relief. President Wilson was
told to-d-iy by Food Administrator
Hoover. Under the present plan of
pooling the ships and the food sup?
plies, Mr. Hoover said, other countries
are getting the food and Belgium is
Ever since the United States began
sending large numbers of troops to
France the q\iJstion of tonnage for
Belgium relief has presented a serious
problem and 'las caused much uneasi?
ness among those interested in it.
Last month the food situation was
so serious that shipments to the civil !
population of the Allied nations were ?
suspended for about ten days to move '
three million bushels of grain to the
Belgians and the inhabitants of Ger
man occupied Northern France.
One of the factors in the pr?s- ;
ent situation, which Mr. Hoover is ?
understood to have brought to the at
tention of the President, is the diver- |
sion of tonnage to ship grain to
Switzerland under America's agree?
ment with that, country. Recently the
United States arranged to send grain
laden ships to a French port for
Switzerland in defiance of the German
submarine menace under naval convoy.
Several have gone, and others will fol?
low under the arrangement.
Jules Cambon ?s Elected
To the French Academy I
PARIS, May 16.?Jules Camban, for-,
mer Ambassador to the United States,
Francis De Curel, playwright, and Rene I
Boylesve, author, were elected mem- !
bers of the French Academy to-day,!
succeeding Francis Charmes, Paul Her
hieu and Alfred Mezieres, respectively.
Twenty-seven members of the Academy, !
including President Poincare, met for j
the election. _
We have agreed to donate
10 per cent of all our sales
on May 20th to the
2nd War Fund of the
American Red Cross.
Thousands in the Red
Cross Parade Saturday
will need garments.
Cimbel.s are ready to fur?
nish you these garments
thoroughly well made and at
Whether you belong to the
Surgical Group, or any of
the Units, co-related, here is
a memo, for you.
What to wear is optional,
but the consensus of opinion
has it that it will probably
be a "White Parade," that
? will symbolize the purity of
I the purpose of this greatest
Mother the World has Ever
Known?the Red Cross.
Nurses' regulation, white
cotton, tailored uniforms,
$2.95 and $4.75.
4 Women's inexpensive white
dresses, $5.75 up to $15.
White gabardine, or pique
skirts, pear] buttons, $3.95.
Models for large women a
Plenty of well-made, gooc
looking white blouses, mod
Misses' white dresses, $7.9;
Children's white dresses
White hats, mannish sail
ors, $1.95 and $3.95.
White hats (men's wear]
Overseas cap, all wool na?
blue serge, $2.50.
White cotton stockings, 5(
pr.; white lisle, 65c pr.; whii
silk, $1.15 pr.
Women's white she*
$3.50; Women's white pumj
White gloves, various
Canteen and clerical aproi
$1.6? and $1.95.
Norses' veils, square, 5J
Less expensively prit
white apparel in the Subw
Open all day Saturda
New York Chief
For U. S. Army
Brooklyn Terminals Will
Not Be Abandoned for Jer?
sey Port, Says Goethals
WASHINGTON, May In. The gov?
ernment's freight diversion plan, as
explained to the House Military Com?
mittee to-day by Major General
Goethals, Acting Quartormastrr Gen?
eral, contemplates shipment of sup?
plies to American troops as follows:
From New York, f)f> per cent; Bal?
timore" and Norfolk, 10 per cent each,
and Philadelphia, Charleston and New
Orleans, ? per cent each.
Major General William M. Black,
Chief of Engineers, told the committee
$230,000,000 was needed for cantonment
construction in France, and asked for
$250,000,000 more for the purchase in
France of supplies other than railroad
General Goethals said terminal
storage depots at the various ports
would be of a permanent character.
He asked an additional $150.000.000
for their construction, which will
mak? a total of $300,000,000.
Asked if the large amount of freight
intended for shipment through New
York would not add to the congestion
of the port, General Goethals said the
Allies were arranging to move a large
part of the future supplies through
Southern ports, which would relieve
New York. General Goethals said the
Brooklyn terminals would net b"
abandoned in favor of a proposed loca?
tion in New Jersey.
The committee will report the army
bill, on which to-day's hearings were
based, substantially in accord with the
estimates already made public totalling
$11,771,660,848. About $3,000,000,000
for heavy ordnance and fortifications
will be recommended in addition by
3,000 Jews Starving
In City in Palestine
AMSTERDAM. May 16.?The perse?
cution of Jews in Turkish occupied
territory in Palestine is not yet ended.
According to the Jewish correspond?
ence bureau at The Hague, of 4,000
Jews in the City of Safed, near the
Sea of Gallilee, 3,000 are without
bread. Djemal Pacha, formerly Turk?
ish commander in that district, and
now Minister of War at Constanti?
nople, devised new plans to bring the
remaining Jews to a slow but sure
death, according to the bureau.
Since the beginning of April he has
ordered all Jews to evacuate colonies
and towns near the front. Not a single
; Jew has been left in the village of
Keer-Saba, northeast of Jaffa. Only
Jews were driven out of the village.
In Kefr-Saba five or six persons die
daily from hunger and typhus.
37 German 'Planes
Brought Down in Day
LONDON, May 16.?Thirty-seven
German airplanes, twenty-live of which
were destroved, were accounted for
by British airmen on Wednesday.
The official statement on aerial
operations to-night reports a marked
increase in the activities of both aerial
forces on the Western front. The
British continue to bombard railway
stations and billets behind the German
Slavs Captured by
Russians Aid AlU*
Form Army to Resist Gern^
Invasion, Serbian Le>
WASHINGTON, May 16,-Czech. ^
Jugoslavs taken prisoners by the R?.
sians while fighting w;th Austro-Has
Parian armies have organized an am
winch noiv is resisting the Teuton
invasion of Russia, the Srrbiart ??
con her- was informed if*-day TJ?"?
cablegram from London quefir* r..
tain Lukich. an office;- of thi- r??!"
who has arrived 'here. Captai? fj
ich said part of the corps had resolI
Japan through Liberia and planed J
join the Allied armies at Salom'S?
on the Western front. ,Bi
Germany's violation of the Br...
Litovsk peace treaty by arbitrarily ?
yadmg Russia ha;i created deep f^
ing. Captain Lukich said and a ft?
fian army ithe Red Guard) ? }!*'
?shly being organized despite the ri,??
war that is being waged with the I,
most violence. The Russians hi?
arms equipment and ammunition fl!
an army of 1,000,000 men, th? ?tSl
was quoted as saying. ^r
Border of Finland
STOCKHOLM, May 16.-A KeUing.
fors dispatch says the Russians ha?
begun the evacuation of territory ?Ion?
the border of Finland. They still hoM
the frontier fortress of Ir.o, but other
wise are withdrawing as far as Kron^
stadt. The railway from Valkeasstr?
to Petrograd is being deserted by the
Russians, the dispatch reports.
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