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ON TRIAL IN U. S. FOR AID TO
GERMAN WARSHIPS AT SEA
He's supercargo of S. S. Lorenzo
and is on trial inothe United States
district court, New York, for aiding
German warships at Sea,
HE'S LEGAL AID OF FRENCH
He was special representative of
the United States in Mexico at one
time and lias been selected by the
French trade commission to act as
their legal representative on their
tour of the United States to purchase
American machinery. This is the
first posed photograph of Mr. Puller
J BRITAIN CALLS FORD PEACE
London, Nov. 27. "An advertising
scheme" is the general verdict in
England on Henry Ford's projected
Officialdom and the press do not
seem resentful of the American mil
lionaire's efforts to end the war, but
they are both outspoken in ridicul
ing his program and a good many are
equally free in questioning his sin
cerity. "This really is the silliest idea,"
said one man high in official life to
day. "People who associate them
selves with it will find absolutely no
sympathy with their plans among
sensible individuals in Europe ex
cept perhaps among our enemies who
apparently want peace.
"Ford simply is an adroit adver
tiser." "A gallery play to the world
through the medium of his newly
made riches," was the comment from
another critic also in official life.
In large type the Standard headed
its news article : "Pro-German Peace
Cruise," and in the next line of its
caption carried this announcement:
"Bryan Offered Job as First Mate."
FIGHTS TO SUICIDE
New York, Nov. 27. Maddened by
pain, Henry Sorgy, 40, tried to cut
his throat with a pair of scissors to
day while rescuers tried to drag his
mangled body from beneath a sub
way train at the Bowling Green sta
tion. He begged Patrolman Ossman
to shoot him just a moment before
he lapsed into unconsciousness. He
may-recover. Spectators said they
believed Sorgy jumped under train.
Young Men's Christian ass'ri an
nounces the value of its property in
this country at $100,000,000. The as
sociation owns, 759 buildings.
When wireless telephones are es-'
tablished, central's old song will
change to "the air is busy."