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THE SUN, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1915.
HILL'S VIEW OF WAR
DEBATED BY MAXIM
T . ., as ii j ii t
Tnvenlor Suva Railroad Man n
Attttnde on PrvpftfraiiciNi
is am Wrongs
KMiLWIt AS AN KXA MIM.E
T line i
M I x iH
arte of our nation t Kreni hulld
Jammi .1 HIM. or a (treat eap-
induMry like Htnri Koni or
i iiiii kii. make!" any proiiouin e-
1 -lit Upon our national afT.iilH. we UnrW
Ml a meat mill haa poken. and for
hat reapott we ne apt to accept Ilia
'Uttemeni without due 1 it I'-al anlilyale..
When RUoh men tell M that our uti
1111 paredn. mm (ha a not invite war. hut la,
on the contrail, our bMl nafeguartl
ayatnat war. their words carry convic
tion to a larite nutiihei of people. When
ihey tell on that il waa prepHredneai
-iK.i t - war by the nations of Kuropc
that broUlhl on the preaent war we
are Inclined to 1 HtVe them.
When thev tell ns that if w raiae
and eiiuip an army of Mtfftclanl fixe to
enable ua to defend ourselves aaalnat
any of th; great I'nwi't'M ahould we he
attacked it would plunge us Into mill
larlam and bring Upon ua the very ca
lamity of war which haa fallen upon Bu
rope and which we want to avoid we
are very apt 10 lend willing eara to
What protection then haa (he great
mass of the people In thi' country
agialnpt helng led Into false heliefa, If
euch great men happen to be in error
about our needs for national ib fence
and In consequence wrongly advise the
What Mr. Hill Knum anil lloean'l.
Mr. lUM J. Hill Is one of the greateat
llTlng men iu this or any country. Hie
la one of the master mind to which
America owes great gratitude for big
achievements. Mr, Hill know a lot.
but his knowledge is nuilnll confined to
those matters and thinga that have oc- '
i upied his attention since boyhood. He1
haa never devoted the same lime and at- ,
fention to the subject of national defence '
that he has devoted to railroading, and.
by conaeouence. he does not know an I
much about our needa for national de
fence aa about our needs In mattera of
On the one Mlbjecl he ran speak with
experiential knowledge tin the other
subject, wnh Which he has had no ex
periential knowledge, he la tlmibk- to
apeak except from belief, and that is the
crux of the whole matter.
Had Mr Hill. Mr l arnegi. and Mr
Ford graduated at West point and
served for a period as officera In the
nation's army the would still ho honest
men. ami would not seek to precipitate
war for mere promotion.
We have office n in the 1'nited Slates
army ami navy to-day who lutd they
been engaged in businesses of civil life
would possibly have
into Ii ,i Mr Hill, Mr.
Kord, and th ifflcc
upright m rharactar,
post . iim pn) captain fi
Have I lie welfare of
t'arnagla or Mr
ra are t"-day as
a. noble of pur-
1" induatry. Tnay
Lhi rountrs aa
l't ul at lu ai
ra cf peaoa
Mr. Mill aaya:
Htn 1 dai ami Hharnt
gfoai men. Thay
make 1 h
well They were j 1
illy Were pe:iff - '
Ncvet ibeleaa, Mr. Mill aaya: "If we
ii.-o riOM.ooo nfficara and men ail draaaad
Ih il mMtoti uniforms, all li-inc n
lite liatlutt'ti barrackH, all armed ami
munitioned al the expense .if the na
uun. wt would have StfO.000 imlividualH
10 the I'mted s utaa all aching fi war.
Ii.- haa made
tweepina aaaei :i
axcapttoua in bin
Me ban left no
naonn foi a )k i loving
dan or Hherman W muni
rani , She 1 1
afotad aoraa alnca the olooa
war if thara be no honaai
army now. Surely (here
been othar onTlcara in tha
much lovara and advocataa
of the Civil
men in mil
etvtl war aa
f peace aa
Urant Bhartdan and Bhortnan.
UoH a ! ai Qan, Lee and Men Stone
wall Jackaon 1 Tha) war h aa t
noble at heart and as humane ami peace I
lovinK aa elthai f J rani or Sheridan.
I happen to know a goodly number 1
of ofttoara In both our army and our navy ,
who are as nobl purposed and as peace 1
loving as Qrant, Sheridan ul Sherman
and as raady to aacrlflca an) personal '
IntOftat as they for the good of tha '
country. Qan. Wood In one of the)
ia nchettt iH'aee advooatea 1 evei anw.
M ml 1 can say the same of Admiral
Knight, pratldant Of tha Naval War
Admiral Fletcher, cotnmandar of the
Atlantie Meet . Aclimial HlgBbat and Ad
miral lfW - arc md they noble minded,
peace loving man? Are they not above
aching for a tight for mere promotion '
1 oes the Work of Admiral Straus,
chief of the bureau of ordnance of the
uavy. and of Men. CfOglOfi chlaf of the
bureau of ordnance, of the army, de
Uae then minds and coniaminate their
inanhoodi or ait- theaa men, on the con
trary, atrong pillars of our peace '
Mr. Mill amya : "A hiraja atandl ng
ai-my in this country would be a vlo oua
Vet ha aaya tha liooauaa wa did not
have as many otlicerB as did the South
ai the outbreak of the oivll war we
were plated at .1 disiid Va n ta ge
i am thoroughly ailva Lo tha paoee
sity of having iu tlM service of the ng
iiciu a oonatdarabla aurplua f wall
1 rained military ofttoara Bvary man
a ho Inu-Hlgantly ramambara the tgporl
epva Of the North in the dayn of our
clvd Wai must realize thi.
Tha South wan Immenaely superior to
tha North In the matter of trained of
Qc era. and the North hurrladh mid to
-ii to do the haal It could,
Inteneely becauae of tha il
through the Incompetenoe of
will meaning but untrained
l.i 1 tt ak Mi
etat dlug a my we
how many ofheere
anl i'i riler
11.11 how large .1
ought ' have, and
all acIUng for war.
to have the needed
1 ui plt:s ' 1 1 it
HUM ' half
true that an American
million men would all
che fui war. surely then lha armlae
o. Kng'Und, Icrunce, Ruaala, ' .-rmanj,
eucu ol win it numbera ten timex $Qt
or mote, must also In- aching for a
htthl, and after the present war ii over
I etlll be UChlag for a tlgh', and lhat
at he Miil be a menace to 1 to United
1 00 iii 1. nmi man trmi LQaally
A n di p of the great
I 'ow e s would bp able I" land a
1 tie 11 on our Im .j . it, a few
ahoutd tnen, lurety, need
hair a million men aching for a
1 1 lea Hi
etam the tide ot invaaion.
II veil. f it were true, and It is not, '
that ie Ihr Ofllcera and men of a stand-I
Ing army ache foi a tlgttt to Win pro-
motlon, we wmeht still hav an army of ,
ngltt ach. i of eufflclent elge to defend
tne country agatuet invaalon by any of
no graai Powei whoaa fight aonlng
OldlOri may at any time be brougnt to j
Ae long as the other great ('own I
l ave log ai ma n laadl for batltle, and
hangarini for an opportunity to jro to
Vai can safeguard our country and
Mr Hill a.tva. In eff.Ht. that the area.
Hill " iys, In effect, II,, it tlir pre
fill KICHit I'll i ";. i ii war II a ualuial re-
Hult Of If M-fiibr4MliHW of the. lCuropwut
Powers for war.
Ai a matt'T if fad. (lertnai y wm the
only country that u actually pfapgfajt,
l?nglanl, Kranei- nncl lluxsla, we mw
know, were palli. I Ii ally uiiri Mr il, anil
i kIlow lhllt ,;,, ,, hce a..
I Wtll preparer! M ( I erina r y tha present
war would Imvt' lieen avoid.! nml rfio
tlie river if bloOd that have Unwed
WOWM never havp liet'ii let frMD the
Vein Of the ;,- -ill, of Hur'nipv.
Mr. Mill ail'llltx, IlllWflir, that he Imdil
himself Incapsjblt of rorrnlng a right e.
tttTMts of the cause of the enntllct. That
ia one correct BtetOtTMRt, He aaH, how
If Bliropi generally had established
Nyatema irf government as rational an
mire thla war Would -have been IfnpOS
aihle. Parliamentary governments. In
the direct Inn
f which the people have u
voice, will go to war only In self
Then It waa not. after all. M Mr. Hill I
a.iM, preparedness for war lhat led the
I'iiirouean nation to flrht. hut on the
ci.ntrary it waa because, as he aaya,
tin y not hac our ayatem of govern- !
Thetefore, acOOrdlnS to Mr Hill own
statement, a people fcoverncil iu we are
(fill u to war only In aelf-ilefenoe.
Prepar. tineas then haa nothing to do,
Willi It. We might, therefore, tie aa
v II prepared a we pleas and our ,
people wouhl mil o to war any the
sooner even if our offset ra and men
should a he fot a fight.
., . The l M laird of the Admiralty an-
Nreak In the I ulo.
noiinced that the losses inflicted upon
Mm theie is a break In Mr. HiU'a . . u i iMiiii
, - . . , Oarman ubrnarinat have been fonniiin-
iulogv of our QoVarnrreKlt, for he hiijb1
further on. to quote : Me. My doing M Mr ltalfour crystal.
"We. aa a nation, have apparently Hied the stories told by naval nun wo
reached a fiame of mind which leads IM , , frm N,rtn ,,. to
I the effort to cure everything which
may afflict us by net of Legislature. I those who naive among them In the an
am almost Inclined to believe that If chorage on the eastern sealsiard.
thliiss keep on as they nre awing the, Following tfcll an Ametlcati author
time may come when we shall be en- , ,, . , ,. ...u,. -
llMVOrtM t" Pttll trvth unci net b.k-n ; PHVllW lo IVi to IlM PVblk a
by flfttnte HI tic indctltiit inforniiitlon. vtry IIIIM
"Tlw irtto t-iifn v -r nr nat Ltuinl anrt V(M v aertnlte. ab-mt IlM tlc-et . bu;
Ambition m to tM to Invite lflHat.y. I ofltll look npbn n wrrat
h, for,. w.- ran ,n .k, ,he le.l of oUf vmM the Htort, Whleh -..rry tj he f, nf of
opportunltv S t.. MHke th, Hh:.rkle ' n ac tion, uiu i ho f!
fn'm hwnm :ml iv,. it h Chance to the wwy with whirl, 1 . -uht to
l.n.Kiej.p tOWArd r.l ronntrm-tive work. Piirroun-1 every tncnemnnt oft the m It
'.".a a ...i ux.ioiu.i li M.iriiriMlnff the MMhittl hibl cm the
rrVnitottM whirl, at prenent 0Otgtl It I
Purely Ihere muat h nomethlnf
wrong in a government that ahneklea ita
bualnaaa and watgha it down with a I
burden of wrong leglnlutlon '
But to return to the ItBtajIMmt bv
Mr Mill thai a people governed aa we
are will not go to war except In self
We have hIwiivh ad thi aaiM kind
of government since the Declaration of I
Indapandanci VTall. then, how about
the Mexican war" Waa that a war of
nelf-defence or a war of .1 ggt ewinn '
I Who wen tha self-defenders iti our
I great civil war'.'
Mow about the war with Spain? Waa
, this country in anv danger from Spain
and did we go to war with Spain In
I self-defence ' Not n hit Of it We
, went to war with Spain In order to help
1 the people of Cuba. We thought they
1 were w tough treated
The reason why Mr. Mdl does not
exactly agree with hlmaelf In the pass
iigen I have quoted If becaune he la
not 1 1 Iking about a auhject thoroughly
underetood by him In all Its details.
Me apaakf offhand merely from Itnpree
slonx that have long been in h's mind
and Which he has never taken the trou
ble to stpiare with facts.
Consequent)), tie they do not square
with facts, one statement does not
square with another, and that lo why
he doea not agree wtftl hlmgalf. There
1 can be no continuous agreement In a
.series of hih . ement s hatted merely upon
iiefs unrelated to facts
1 Ask any of our army and navv men.
I Who are thoroughly conversant with all
things relating to the subject of our
, national defeneoi ami each tetemont
made l" them will agree with every
id her. AlaOt i sin remain made by anv
one of them will almost certainly agree
! witii eta temetita made by all other
army and navy officera, for 1 he reason
that they apeak from experimental
knowledge- thev ppeak from what thev
know and what thev say s not
founded "ti mere belief or gueeework
FRENCH AERO CORPS
INFERIOR TO GERMAN
Appolntiueu.1 of New MUbrsnd
Official l Taken to Con
Hy 1 HOIa V .
Paata, Bopt, St. Aviation becomcR
more Important day by day. It le lieoee-
eary to provide more aeroplanaa, ifiorr
aviator, more good pttotx and obaarv
era Indeed, it la largely due i" thin
new factor of unlveraa I ohaervi Hon
thai the prOBeni war le so totally differ
ent from all preceding wa ra
Accordingly, Him e Ihe number Of
aeroplanes and men lont a! nee the be-
gi it u tug of tha war tnu been anormoua,
and Blnca there is a continual demand
for improvements lo 1 his arm of the
aervlce, the French Minister of War, M.
Millerand. has appointed hln fourth
umier eaoretarM tht 11 time M. Rene Bee
Hard to be head 01' aviation ami aero
nautic Thia now appointment rather oon
firuiH the rumoiM of dtaaatlaf action with
the aviation arm. vaguely whleporad
around rails, elnca in each of the three
1 preceding 'atni an under vooratary wag
l put In only when the crit let ton of the
various departments became too hot tor
M Millerand to rare to shoulder ihe
Flrel there waa tha appointment of
M Albert Thomas, a Socialist, as head
of artlller Jl,ld munitions, then Mr
(lOilarl to take charge of the mm h crltl
laed aervlce Of health, and later M
Thierry to take over the rommissa rial
whan ihe Daaolaux case hail arouaod so
11. ui h talk.
eu Iter Ing , Although the French have been mak
lay ami j,,g the majority of Ihe raltls into ler
perfectly , many ami Into Invaded France to bOtn
voluntewr j,iird railroad matlona. I understand thai
1 hey have dtnie a I moat nothing lo im
prove l heir typO of machine, w hen-an
ihe ICngllah are having aplandld new
itntilel machines perfeet in every detail.
Speaking of the KngllHh Heroplane
aupply. 1 aaw a ulcturi the othar day
Of (ha inside of the new Curtlg l'actoi.
Which la turning out machinea for all
three Allies. Ihiglantl, Itu.ssia and Italy,
and It showed floor space for twenty-
live (iritshod maohlnaa,
The ma n who showed me the piei ure
t old mO t hat the ( urt g people were
turning oul from tight to eleven com
pleted machines a day about 3n a
The Freimh, on the eon I rary, ha ve
plaeed no orders with American flnm.
Th y are nianuf t- luring the siune type
of blplgne that they were before the war.
1 had an opportunity to axanVne four
aeroplaneM tlm other day -two ( ierman
one which had been ahOl down and two
Fieneh, one abaolutel) worn out from
bard us . having made 1 1 Q raconngle
ttOncee In leag than three months. This
aafllf 11110 bine hail been hit in 404 plajoaa,
An expert in aviation explained the dif-
tereie e between the (ierman ami French
tynee. Tha) are not put under cover at
all. They are praet- ally gmahod Ml tha
nmi of tneee monthe on aooouirt of x
poaura ami the ptfei i on the englnee
Thp (lermane, howe'er. make a Utrga
pari of Uteir imu-hinoa ff light steel,
wjdeii hoop ihelr llnea batter than the
lieWovM'd WOOd French Oftag,
mattwm -e-a swes-rw a-e-w a a i
British Expert on Naval Matters Disputes Statement
That Guarding Against Undersea Craft Is Sport
and Describes Perils of the Work.
tl$m ml I irtrpnnili nr.' to TlIF Si v.
laiMKiN, Kept. 21. The rrrrnt ie
STfpflnti of thi nrittth flrrt uriltrn by
'red' -rink I'alnirr, who ai a itprrlal
Amrriran rnrrrspomlrnt ir lavMSSl to
Ml ihr Hrttlsh naval hour, har brouiht
forlh from aH rrl,r,t 0n MVOl muffrrs
fe IMlovinn report n the orai o on 1
nrflrle ennrlrd. "Tae .Vninl Sport of
Sulimnrinr llnnHnu "
Thr author ilrrtan$ thnt Ht, 'ulmera
remnr thnt hurting iioinnrtne. eii
(otinlilerrrt aporl i "u travcttp on MM
of Ihr Aonfeat nnil moat mvnolonoaa
brnnrAe of tht mrvlcr of thr frnrlni
UunrtHnn of onr than a,"
TMi article hat hern tuhmitlr,! to tht
(An craaor of thr Atltiitrnltp
1 apafgai of (fa paollrofloa
v ho RM I
our wenare on 1 na uu-
Wtth Teutonic braggadocio the Mer
man, it ia popularly euppoeed, replied
10 Mr Balfour! message With the sink
ing oftt e Heaperkin. Just as thev ware
rredited with having anewered Mr.
Churchlll'fl speech at Liverpool, when he
threa tailed Me Qerman iieet if they
WOUtd t"t OOfOe ut they would he dug
out like rata from a hole, with the sink
ing of the HOgUa nnrt i'resy end the
Abouklr. Bttl the navy does not believe
the Germane give replies on these llnea.
T a sticks Is too serious And in the
etern game Where men are constantly
lOOklna Into the Jaws of death one can
not get any of them to believe that the
Germane are playing for flreworke die
piavs no. they are out for reaultg all
w 1 y
C.eenl trmuls on
The ofAoafU and men f the ialtle
ejilpg and armed eruiaero are envious of
tin se engaged h aubmartne bunts, which
are regnrded ac ere it apOti " That state
ment may have ieii made- but It i ttm
greateat poaatbtc traveaty of a daixieroue,
monotonous and expoaed life BO inu h la
it an t;t it it inooncelvable to any one
acquainted with the sea that an) naval
officer or seaman OOUtd frame the words.
There are 1100 trawlers, mine sweep
er and other auxiliaries Oh duty outside
the regular service keeping rh- North
Hen clear We always believed there
were alaut 1.000 ships at wo' k round
our coast, and wliat is this matchleee
irncada searching for-oti tteV tOAo wastes"
What in tliis auarry that lea the great
Reliable SgUtea are not available of
how many Herman BUbrnaflnOi were
afloat when war wis declared. Possibly
at the out-tide tiftv. Kaneiful stories
Iiiiv.. Is'en l,lllillslel if SUllMi;:nes DUIII
In sketlons and carried overland -veeeele I
,.r 1 hum ions, nil iltie.i with moat finely I
adiustsd and delicate machinery.
'I'ii the Hermans we grant. ewM'l. ma
Is passible hut setting aside freak ideas i
ami coming to alisolute fa.'ie. the Her-
man i-ardi would not turn u. In s year
ra tie.., twenlv new submarines. And'
,ine n-i a sltMffle eu I'iMrine
l being ret. 1 tie
land or In the
Rhtpo l.av.- enjo
the t i. y of 1 he
half a hundred
1 outetde Kl ,,ff I lelgo
Baltic, for a yen 1,000
ied great eport and been
goat eaarchlng for about
under w t ter era ft No
ugling compel it l-m 11 a t urgld annl
wan evav mofo boring or luatralaae in,
a h 1 1 t mar eea, t eound . comfortable
1 craft winding lastly throughathe weaten
1 Kylaa, with background of blue Boot
1 tlR'i mountain; a lltle muilc and well
, ked. solid. eua01nlng meale f r the
hungr) mm What a champion Ufa the
Ha i lor laadl hunting ajtmeirlnes. No
wonder he looke euch a Jolly, keen eyed,
oleati skinned fallow erhen aahore, go
in the picture In fancy Fiut what of It
W atrttf MliiettM fper Wer.
The eme liar orwrt ha v their month
divided up - more ttutn half of the thirty
da ye they are on actual patrol work,
about onathlrd of the time they lie at
their moorings, ready at any mnmipnt tt
go itut and raenforce a given unit . the
rema ning few days they come Into the
harbor and tha men are then on ahora
Hut their w ot k when out is no sport
: Take the men who are pejtrotHng glVM
i tracka, They do to: miles wither wa)
hack and f)rward. back and forward,
n i.tngi . t o variety -looking, watch-
log, ever ready should tlie skulking
fOO, wno haa a million square mllOfl
C. G. Gunther's
Choice collection of skins made up in
the most fashionable seta.
Dyed Blue Fox
Natural Blue Fox
(C C OUNTHFR'S SONS
to hide In, suddenly rise in thr limited
arM they guard. N.uat and day there
stauils the gun layer, his own master
when to Bre.
To watch these vessels frum land,
een at long Intervals, hs they nana
nacR and rorwnnn grows tlrnMome. H liat i
ia ii to tnnee on tasard, wihmp eyes
tnuat never relax and whose watchful
IMJi muat never waver. In flue woather!
life la naaeahle. hut recall the dtrtv.
! MMry tilglita they pnese.1 through !
Where Wag the sport In llTlilfJ unner
'omlit.olih w4.iich plleil torpedo leiala
a1m e high water rrmtk. a Mnivh gnh'
nffWliiK (hem ,inimf like OOntt
the (del. i of i'ip V n h S. .1 are an fierce
himI hitter iin my nny orin ; the f-rrlble
norVumvrn laden wHh the Ire of Norway
corne rutting: deef) into th nallorH who
inn n even the ship thrw patrol tlie atot
1 tih Mrtha.
KetMtew from MttVt aer i e are now
happily more mimeroua than in the
iinxioiifl cla when we thoiifrht the (Jer-
niiui fit el miikIk tut Itn itoae out . but
It Wai a melaivholy esjrei ItflCa to move
llOWty a 1 m u t the Nort h Hea day a ft er
day. waek after week and m-mh after
rnorfth nothir u. In itffbt tut water ami
no "ne OK board knowing where they
were exoapi the captain, it waa n mad
dtnlng viaii. war the dancer lurking
that t he fate that overtook t he 1 1 a wlc
and the Tathflnder in broad d.i light
Rllfhl overtak thcm at an mcmic-nt.
Neei arai It niwrt
Tell of HartUhlp
The nun on shre tell of then hard
slops ata) the scwuree thev 1 nve when
BU0ma tinea are reorted about. tften
It is 1 magma 1 Ion. but every i.arv e la
taut so h'tei as tlte atarm is Oft, not that
the t erve strain n ever much ilOWOd '
tUsWn Tliere are v aoht otUtM where the1
naval officera ashore oan go for a little'
ixHtipanionable corrtXaxny, and while then
dolnga m the eea are Inviolate, Incidental
nre gone over for the profeloT.al
Kiiiorman is tad averse to quietly "lis- I
curfaing invigation or the lie of certain I
water tr attChoragVI with his amateur'
brother. They will ten of heavy woaxhay
and 'lights Bpcnl when the salt w.cv es
eefned to Mind their eyes and the tense '
cobl nuintsed their Wlletv There is a '
wonderful ismd between tin
are drawn in common to the
able rail of the seri : hut (ti
convereatton (hare is never
The iohs Inflicted on the German
eulmutrhes have Ihm n formidable; they;
are more than formidable; the) ate Ir
retrievable. When t b's war atarted we !
had still to acquire ictual experience in
lighting the under Water craft. We had
to learn Hut after the I logue, the 1
t'ressv and the AbOUktr there was a lull
tO the Pathfinder and the Miwk and it
took a long time before the lermana
did anything to the Pormlda ble Rut
we have grappled with the difficult) I
and we have im una for t racing sub
mcrines Immediately they enter given
areas, which nre among the moet care-
fully guarded aecreta of the navy.
Mot what is common knowledge among
thjse acquainted with nav it work is lhat 1
we can truce a -uihtnarine travelling Ml
tier water through n curtoua formation
of the arave it r ret tee on 1 he eurfaoe
Our II lOrt are nOW trained t pick out '
this wave Rven laymen In naigatlOn
will readUg undoratand that if there la
a lute uhjeet under the water, ap
pr ximal ing a thousand tons, ev en a 1 a
considerable depth, il will cause a die
placement on the urfeCO. This wave is
not easy q pick out on a tUmultUOUl en,
but we can do it. and. moreover, one '
we net on this wave there ts n difficulty
In folloAinu K. for the BUbfOarlne is .-on-
itantl) ending u; little air bubbtee,
n ttnek lletu'rlbeil.
Once on this tracM Hie suinn
doomed llul in art not man) Her
ii.an submarines now. We keep sinking
tlietn. lowing tlieni In, blowing them Up.
If tii" i"i rift) al tlie beginning of the
war 'heir flrel llm of submarines has
I ' ataniling on the .astern . u.ist
month ago w hen t itree de-
yera oame 'te-rning up, not three
miles out Two ' era steaming abreagt
ami one etood back about midway. Thai
were Loilig abOUl half speed l Wat. bed
them through the gluasei until nuddenly
the rear deetroyer made a epurl forward,
gha gathered ipaed ro thai tha foam
ruehed OVer her Imiwr. The others Blg-
aaggad and tha guns boomed out. The
deetroyare were twitting and twirling in
a maae of movamenta the while thali
Soon the Aiing ceaead and the de
etro) era it earned about over tha ap
parentl) vacant sea for half in hour.
Tnen they turned eea ward and ateamed
away Their mission w.e aocompliahad.
(in th next Inootntni tide 'he ehore a
st rawm with oil, Life in theee eub
marlnaa . on a razor's edge
Qerman) knows that tne fearless, tire
les. Rrltlah navy has w ept from the
Hea the bulk of It"1 BUbmarlnei It taken
yea re 10 tram the high I) ekllled tnen
for eubmarlna work if they have many
boats, left and ihe facta are agn irifit
them hiving many they cannot have
capable men or ekllled office re to work
the moet delicate machine In the whole
service of the eea.
Moofrenl Ylnjnr Killed at I'mul.
IfONTglAt, Quebec, Oet 0 - Major
Hoy of t Montreal branch Canadian
regiment has been killed at the front.
He was a candidal! for Comptroller of
Black Fox, etc.
V1U1I1VI1 W VIW1UUI
CHANGES A DANGER
May Well Lttd to a Xcw Rup
ture of UN Chief
EFFECT OF WAR FELT
Ottawa i Oct.
ft. Changes In the
reprnaentatlon In the
lionlen Cublnet by
which i.otiis i'o-
derre Is stiroeeded as Herretnry nf State
liy I'. K. Rlnndln. who In turn Is sm -eeeded
aa Minister of Inland Itevenue
by K. I.. I'atenatide. a Montreal hams
ter have added considerably 'to the
restlessness of dominion
threaten entirely to shatter the kintal
preearlous politieal truce.
Mr. Hlondln, the new Secretary of
Htale, was formerly a strong straiiorter
of Henri Hotiraeea. the cjuehee Nutlon.
allst louder, and previous to his entry
Into Federal polities waa chiefly known
to Knglish speaking Canadians ay the
uuthnr of a violent antl-Hrltlsh gddfegp,
I In Which lie deelared lhat in the oiimi
I "French CnnadlniM found It natsaaaarg to
I all 00 1 holea in the Hrltlah Hag to lireaihe
the air nf liber'.)-." In lull Mr Hlondln
was eleeted to Parliament as one of
about twenty auppnrter of Itonrassa,
I but he gradually abandoned his Nation
allst ibu'trines. gave steady support to
the Conservatives, was elected I leputv
Speaker of the Commons and finally
taken Into Ihe cabinet as Minister of
Inland Itnvenue. Liberal papers, how
ever, have never permitted .Mr III.hkIIii
I to forget or bury his pollti, mI past, and
jure bitterly assailing his promotion to
'inie of the most Important ami confl
I denies! portfolios in the Cabinet
The oppoeltloti to Mr. I'atenaude is
'hardly less severe. Opposition news
papers point out that he represents him
self as a "Conservative-Nat lonaliat." Is
a close personal friend of Itourassa, and
will bring Nationalistic innuenres to
hear In the Inner councils of the ilov-
eminent. Probably these fears are
wholly ground leas, and In many case,
they Undoubted! represent nothing RtOft
Hi. in effo'ts toward making political cap-
itai ; but they nevertheless contribute
toward deepening the raaentineni agalnat
men wh yuel.ee In the Fnglli-li speaking prov
linquench I Inces anil destroying Hie united efforts
the quiet ! of the two parties iii the prosecution of
a talk of 1 ihe war.
The hlat.ir) of Quebec repi escntation
in lha present i loverniiient lias been
marked by rapid and drama ii' change.
When the Ministry was formed in It'll
Quebec was represented by F !. Monk,
U I. Pelletler and a R Nantel, All
three were connected With Ihe Nation
alist party, and It Robert Borden was
bitterly attacked by his Conservative
followers for his choice of Nationalist
colleagues Monk was iincompronil.sfng
in his hostility to Imperialism, and
when In 111 Mir Robert Horden pro
posed contributing three dreadnoughts
to the British Admiral!) ha objected
and resigned from the Cabinet. It was
then that Mr CodefTS, who now goes,
out. was brought In.
Despite their peat adnasion to ,a
tionaliam Paltatttf ami Nantel suint.i
a contribution to lha British navy, but
In the past year and for laggoua that
have never wen diHcjisosi both gentle
men reelK' ed froftl the i eovertunent Mr.
Pelletler to go on the benoti ami Mr.
. .. on the Dominion Kallwa) Oora
ndaslon. 'i rettt entsnl of Mr, Coderre al the
tin sent time hn no partloular stgrgfl'
caii-'e beyond the fact that lam
ratrarnentally he was unaultad to poaMn
pal life. It Is tlie cladce of bis sui'
cessors. the promotion of Mr Mlonilln
and in. admlgaeiMt to the Cabinet of Mr.
I'StcrareUde, that has awakened protests.
Sna-e the iMjtbre.ik of war an agreomgftt
h is r s e.1 between the parties by Which
all I'nrliamentarv vacancies have lseii
tilled bv aiciatnation W nen a vacancy
for the Dining Room
TUK stately Georgian Dining
Room, in which the aristo
uiatic graces and elegance
of the Brothers Adam held their
sway, suggests today thp same note
of pleating personality as when il
was lirst devised.
At the Hampton Shops may be
selected tor the modern room such
Furniture as will evoke a memory
of by-gone times. The hospitable
round Table, with its carven apron
and slender legs, the Seiving Table,
with its bowed front and band of
classic carving, or the Chairs, with
their oval backs of characteristic
cane work, will all serve lo bring
into our present surroundings the
charms and fascinations of the past
IU UUr VJVXJt L W A M
sBf wmwm 7 ' j't. nwv nisi ' v
wurred In a I.lherftl conatlt uency a
UbgnU was clanien without a contest, or
If the varan, y occurred In a Conserva
tive constituency the same prwdune
waa adhered to. Now It Is sitld that this
agrcoment Is to Is- alsandoned and that
the Iylhernls, liweoaod at the ggfjOMlt
ment of I'atcniiude. will OppOM his elec
tion to the Commons In Ihe onnsH.lt uenvy
Of HiHihelaga, Montre.il.
Taken altogether the political sltua
t.on In the iHim'.nlon la resardel aa
highly tinaatlsfactory. The (lovernment
has araither year to go liefore II term
expires and an eluctlon bCHimes neces
sary, but the constant bickering Of the
politicians ami general rtleaaneea In
limbec are liound to force either an
eleet..iu or an extension of Parliament
within the next few months. It was
Unofficially announced some time ago
that Parliament would meet In OOtobef,
but present Indications are that the dale
will be ptMtfpOMd until after the new
year. The Oovernmen, has SgflUHeni
money to cam on the war until then,
While lha fag! Wg) situation, vastly 1111-
I Proved luring the tast few months, can
, well afford to wait.
v. t white's amsHi neon tent thai lha
country Is to la, 0gasj usm to sub
sT.be to a dormtttlc loan Is well r I IVSfJ
by the prcs The gmount to be pained
has not been irmile known, but it is
undenfltjuod Ibad it will lie In the im
mediate vicinity of Illt.Ooo.ooo.
IN BRITISH ARMY
6,000 in on1 rftnadlaMi Con
tinuvnt Bmbtaty lecmti
RolfeW of Hovs.
feet imi ert-eaaeaaVai . m Tai ki
leOMDoit, Rapt. -s Hm many A marl
eana are tir in the HtiMHh army It
1 a Queettan that if rraQuently aakad In
I tha loWMaa of the ine iifittin and wihr
I placee arhefe Amarlcana rnthoi,
Tha anawar if hnpoaalbla ta mwv with
any dagf e fif accuracy but inoMenti
I ofop up from da) to day thai indicate
that the ntttnjbef l very lafB
) The American Bmbaaay, for inetuiue,
I haa already eecured tin releaee of
I twenty-one American boyi all under
tR''. a do enltatad wlthoui thru paranta1
1 ponaant. and Ir trylna to arranga for iht
rUacharfe or elxty mora.
(len. sir S:tnt Htiffhee on hte trip t
Rngland wtth lha Brat Canadian oon
tlngeni told Ttta Bvx correanondenl that
a t houeand Amarleani had enlleted in
the Canadian contingent from the Atati
of Routn Carolina end thai hr had ra
oelvad more than 0000 appllcatlona
from Amarlcana lo .im too Canadian
forcea It wan aatlmated thai of the
firm Canadian contingent, numberlna
33000. over SgOOO were America na, and
of the leoond contingent, now al Bhorne
j clIlTe. there if even greater percentage
of cltliene of the Unite! Btatee
Tha America ne in the Canadian eon
I ttngant are. however, very ratuctant t
oonfaai their nationality.
"What." .1 1 I one ioMir. "nie an
American Why, you're craay. 1 navar
,w tap United Rtataa." Jual then a
friend of hie nm along. "Why. hallo.
Tom." h axctalmedi "how did you eeave
the folk In Cleveland?"
in tne caoa of men from eouth of
MaeOll ami IHxon hue tlie ultempt to
paaw off ae i 'i in the a oi anadtana
jh even more ridtculoite
"Where are you from ' ' Tiik 0VN or
reepondent asked n itandeoma young fal
low. who attawerad with n iiunniR
leorglan accent i
" h. I'm from London. Canada.'
I At tha Savoy iitri recently Tug si s
icor reepond en t found an Amaftcan office 1
who wae greatl) amuaad becauae he hm
been promoted to e Brat lieutenancy. Hp
explained hie laughter by Baying, "An
ither man wae promoted, but th promo
tion wan cancelled becauee they found
!ip wan an American, they promote. 1
me becauee I waen't"
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BACK FROM ARCTIC
HE LEARNS OF WAR
CeePt fcfUlffi CftllltflM Ex
plorer. aMiirvolH at a World
TWO ME LOST ON TRIP
Qttfagtap) Oct, 0, "tt l ImpoRplhle for
mo to hVj-t r Ihe my ennatlonn when I
learned thnt practically the whole world
had heroine Involved In war. although
hut a ghoft year previous thnuuiftf of
eilfh a war OOVM hanlly have been con
reived." laid t 'apt. Hernler. ("annila'a
hard 7 polar explorer, who left for
Kaflln Land in July, tilt- ami wan rut
off from communfroatloti until aukuji.
1115, when he heard for the flmt time
that I conflict which Involve! alinont
varj olvlhaad nation wai in pfograaa,
"l have bean In all tup Muropaan coun
l rtaa now engagi d in dvairoytna each
other. ' kjM Cgnt. Hern., r, "and though
tin fetling .u Frani and (lerjmany haa
been n"t altogather frlamllyi ftiii 1 often
Uiought thai 11 wag a neodleee egpenaa
(1 uarnuin) to maintain such a larae
arms and navy( aa Kranoa ami KnKixidi
aeamed to be too btmy to think about
eny thing elee than ihelr aootal welfare.
In ao fat ii 1 at of aKKfoSMion wae
com 'i l no It ner France nr Kngland
howed Ihe loael tian of preiaratione."
t apt barntar left hi nttte village of
Ih mlara lat Auguet for Alhert Har
bor and thara learnad that war in
Nra ir (he IVrir
The achoonei Alben from St otland
Wae In irOit, ami from the crewa vivid
daacrlptlon or the alnking of 1 ahlp al
lea by a flermnn eubmarlna ami the
nut ration Of 1 neir own j-hlp a narrow
! ate Ape ti.e Oral detalta of the conflict
i were eonveyad to the explorera party.
I 'apt. Munn Of the Albert told the men
ot the outbreak Of hOOtllltlagi the ttlaugh
i ter of the Belgtane, the titnklng of paa-
eenger boat at icq and the tarrUhi flgitt-
, IhK in the Dardanellejt. Hie etortee ware
tietefied to with aatonlehment.
un our trip to QUaboc' aaid Capt.
Bemler, "we leapt clone m ahora, but
I Wu onl mat one email flnhinK vcrapI.
l the w,ir over VOt? we called out lo
them, but they evidently thought we
were Jotting and looked ecOTOfQll) at ue
Capt. Hernler had two moving plotnra
oNtratore with him on hli voyage. Hoth
were darmana Arthur Haaok and itu
dolphc Kranckot llaack wan loal in
I an Arctic etorm and hla body recoverad
t some time aft- rward, it tok three daya
I to dig Mr grave. hard wan the ground
I aftei the winter e froet.
Tin- object if the plcturee taken le to
I ehow thai the land and riven ot the
far north are moal valuable.
,aHeme peraona think thai we have no
summer In the Arctic." Capt BarntOf
remarked. 'Tins in a wrung impreaalon,
About tan mllei from camn 1 have what
j I call my summer Fiome, So vh than
fifty epeclei if rtowara bloom there dur-
I .ng the eummer.
i hr ga)Ma HwllWr
"On February it or 3 wa have ahat we
call the Sun holiday.' Kvery 01m. :i-
cludlng tha Bektmon, goaa up to salmon
River and welcomea the brilliant orh.
1 From the Mis' Of May until Auaunt it
I Old Hoi never eetR In our locality. At
I m dnlght on AugUBt I I he orb goes
down end we then have Ita company
only during the day until about Novem
. b 1 '. when .t period -t twilight acta in
until PebruarJ t Of tha following year."
speaking about the HteAineeon expedl
tion. Capt! Hernler eald that there hail
never been any need to worry about the
safety Of the explorer, as the native-
would be bound to take care f t-,(-party.
Hpwcver, Copt, Bemler obje lr
tu etatemenfa that Htefanaaon n'w
first to set foot on Bankl l.an.l. on
(?anadlan lilmeelf waa the tt in .
that place about tea yearn ago.
made three oxpadlttong there,
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