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"Konuloff Mn$t Die." Next?
Army Flying Machine Scandal?
"flies With Wife's Garb."
'Take Oar Money," Mayos.
Not very pleasant, for public
reading, what Mr. MeLean's Ryley
Granaon says about "the aircraft
He predicts no efficient flyinc
machine action against Germany
for two yean, enarjres criminal
price-fixing, alleges the existence
of a close combination to let only
a few manufacturers compete, and
describes in detail a scheme to pay
over two millions of dollars in
"patent fees" to two Wall Street
concerns. Serious charges that
call for careful investigation and
"British fiver and wife's garb
gone." The gentleman was prob
ably not a British flyer, possibly
an English slacker, perhaps an
American imitating an English ac
cent. But it is certain that he
flew with the money and cloth
ing, including "four suits of silk
underwear worth ten dollars a
uit" belonging to the wife who
had Just married him because she
couldn't resist a hero.
By the way in future ages when
flight becomes universal, and any
man by dressing the button of his
self starter can go up in the air
and travel from Alt. Pleasant to
Tokyo, leaving no trace on the way
what will confiding wives do?
The bicycle made it hard to
keep track of your wife, as the old
French nobleman declared. And
the telephone makes' it too easy
for your wife to keep track of you,
as a distinguished Wall Street
banker once remarked.
The individual flying machine
will make it difficult for ANY
BODY to keep track of ANY
BODY. Mother: "Where's your father,
Johnny: "I don't know. The last
I saw of him he was flying off that
way, with Mrs. Jones. He said I
Mother swoons, recovers, and
fiies after but it's hopeless. The
air is too big. No use asking an
air policeman: "Did you see my
husband flying this way with a
"Korniloff must die." So says
Kerensky. Kerensky wanted to
save the country ONE way. He is
a powerful, intelligent man, with
a strong mixture of the Jewish
blood that has represented fearless
revolt against Russian 'tyranny
from the beginning. He has proved
too much of a man "-for Korniloff,
"son of a peasant and -a Cossack."
Korniloff gives up to Eerensky.
And if Eerensky doesnt change
his mind he will hare Korniloff.
As the editor of the Skibbereen
Eagle might say, "We predicted all
this." It is the French revolution
over again. First we see Danton
at the top, aristocrats, philoso
phers, and poor Madame Rolando
beheaded. Then appears Robes
perrie ana says "Danton must die,"
and he dies. Then you hear
"Robespierre must die," and HE
dies, plucky to the last, with his
jaw broken, as he is dragged to
Then Marat, who might have
made a success of it and prevented
the Napoleonic disasters, hears
from Charlotte Corday, "Marat
must die." And Marat dies. And
the Revolution and the Republic
die. And an assortment of kings,
and one emperor, and the greit
disaster of 1670 drag along for al
most a century and at last
the REAL French Republic is here
fighting against the imitation Na
poleon in Prussia.
How long will the thing drag out
in Russia. Is there to be a century,
as in France, of killing and kings
and emperors and wars? Or U
it to be a PERMANENT sore spot,
an unending Balkan problem on a
The latest word is "Xorniloff
When shall we hear the next
word, "Eerensky must iie." And
what clever schemer will put him
self or some chosen individual
with a Romanoff strain back on
You perceive that we talk a
good deal about Russia. If you
didnt live on this earth, were
simply studying it as traveler
from another planet, you would
say, "Where is Russia?" and go
there and study nothing else.
The Mayo brothers, great sur
geons, have turned over their for
tune to the University of Minnesota.
They did not say, as did the great
Agassiz, "I am too busy to make
money." They made money while
they were busy. And now, casually,
they give it away. The dullest
thing to them is money that they
dont need. And strange to say
the most EXCITING thing to
ninety-nine Americans out of a
hundred is that same surplus
money that they don't need.
The time will come when all
creatures except possibly some
unusually greedy pig in a pen will
give away whatever is not needed
as a matter of course.
It is pleasing to see these Mayos
casually hand over more than a
million and a half of dollars ev
ery dollar representing scientific
work, lives saved, surgical science
. Mr. Gerard's Book,
Commander of Korniloff s Rebels Commits
CENTRAL POWERS REPLY TO
It looked serious for a moment now the word is "Korniloff
will be shot"
Three Inquiries are under way. and
Sergt. Louis Z. Fauteaux Is under
arrest at the Walter need Army Gen
cral Hospital today, following the
death at the Emergency Hospital at
midnight of G. W. Daymude. fifty-
f e years old. gatekeeper of the
Baltimore and Ohio railroad at Silver
Sergeant Fauteaux l being held by
Col. Charles K. Mason, commanding
Walter Reed Hospital, for failure to
admit Daymude to the army Instltu
tlon after be had been struck and
fatally hurt by a raat lialllmore and
Ohio mall train at the Silver Spring
crossing, three fourths of a mile from
Trial Wltkln Ten Days.
The court-martial order will be Is
sued by Uric Gen. Eli Hoyle, com
manding the Department of the Uast.
Sergeant Fauteaux is being held,
meantime, on charges of violation of
general orders No 1. Issued by the
hospital January --. 1917. According
to Colonel Mason. Sergeant Fauteaux
has been advised not to make any
statement pending the trial by court
martial, which will be held at Fort
Myer within the next ten days.
The other two inquiries being held
today ere the Investigation of Acting
Coroner John L. II. Sawyer, a magis
trate of Sliver Spring, and an investi
gation by C W. Selby. supervisor of
the Metropolitan Uranrh of the Balti
more and Ohio railroad.
A heel of Daymude'a shoe, which
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held as evidence In the Inquiry of th
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CopjrUM 1017; BrJdmT.jcCirlcbeoa.
CONCORD, N. C. Sept. 14. Figures
moving Indistinctly In the background,
among them an Italian countess, a
foreign gentleman, and two persons be
lieved to have wielded a subtle Influence
over Gaston Bullock Means, were draw
ing the spotlight In the King shooting
Inquiry here today
Official Information from New York
todsy vas that authorities still were
seeking this 'countess" and the gentle
man from abroad, whose testimony, in
vestigators were convinced, will shed
much light on conditions surrounding
Sirs. King Just prior to her death.
-Kidding" Mrs. King.
Letters said to have been written by
Means to the counters professed that he
was merely "kidding" Mrs. King, while
her fortune lasted. The foreigner Is now
believed to hsve been the man whom
Mrs. King Intended shortly to marry.
This prospective bridegroom, however,
ha apparently fled, leaving no traces
Former intimates of Means here were
Donderlng new stories of some malev
olent Influence to unrevealed persons
are declared to have held over him, tak
ing expression often. It was said offici
ally. In peremptory demands for sums of
WARNING WIRE WAS
SENT ON NIGHT OF
MRS. KING'S DEATH
NEW TORK. Sept. 14. An un
named daring woman is sought
by officials here today as "the
master mind" who directed the
looting of the S2.000.000 estate
of Mrs. Maude M. King. Through
her. and with the aid or the
author of a thirteen-word telegram,
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"My Four Years in
WASHINGTON. ;FRIDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBIZIt 14. 1917.
Diplomat Official As
surrenders," and "Korniloff
SIX CHILDREN TO
Six little children are homeless to
day, their mother having fled from
thslr father, who was sentenced to
pay a fine of HO or serve thirty days
at the workhouse. The children are
at the House of Detention, while
agents of the Board of Children's
Guardians and officers of the Juven
ile Court are'trylng to solve the prob
lem of what to do with them.
Their father Is Earl D. Swetland.
who was arrested on a street ear for
Intoxication while on his way to his
home. 2520 Twenty-second street
northeast, last night. In the Police
Court today Judge Mullownv said he
recognized Swetland as a man who I
had been before him on three pre-!
vlous charges of Intoxication, and
therefore Imposed a prison sentence.
Mrs. Swetland was found at the
home of her sister, Mrs. Anne Jones,
at 1318 Thirty-first street. She told
a Times reporter she had to leave
home because of alleged mistreatment
at the hands of her husband, who was
kind and considerate ordinarily but
terated her brutally whan drinking.
The frightened wife sad she left
her five little daughters and son,
ranging In age from five to thirteen,
at home believing their father would
be less cruel to them If she were not
GIRL DIES RATHER
THAN GO TO SCHOOL
DANVILLE. Va, Sept. 14. Because,
It la believed, she dreaded return to
school. Ethel Aeuff, fifteen, daughter
of a prominent physician here, shot
herself through the heart In the base
ment of her home last night. Two
Meters found her.
Kept on "Anxious Seat" by
Wondering Where Spotlight
of Publicity in Swedish
Tangle Will Next Be Thrown.
By DAVID LAWRENCE.
CteprrtjM. WIT, by the New Tortt Evening
Poet Publishing Oompasy.
Diplomat representing the few
countries still neutral in the war are
having very uncomfortable time
The finger of suspicion and the
whisper of Innuendo are coming out
of the State .Department with such
tfyirlafr&taltaijt U ttjeutt
JuQsTe now mncn jujuce or ja.ua-"
ties is being done.
Await New Developments.
Jo on knows where the spotlight
of publicity will next be turned to re
veal the secrets of German duplicity
and Swedish, courtesy.
This, for Instance, happens every
day at the State Department:
"Has Mr. So-and-So been transmit
ting any messages for th German em
bassy," Is the question asked.
"We can't discuss that," is the as
swer from the Department.
"Will you affirm or deny?"
"We don't wish to discuss It at all.'
Whether the State Department has
any Information to back up the
natural suspicion that such evasive
answers give Is not known. The Im
pression persists that the Washing
ton Government has a good deal of
damaging Information, much of It col
lected before the United States be
came a belligerent, so that the offense
would be against the entente allies
who control the cables, and not the
Retlceas Is Unusual.
Ordinarily when one asks the State
Department If a diplomat or bis lega
tion has committed any Impropriety
there Is no hesitancy about a categor
The result today Is that the useful'
ness of many fine men In the Dlplo
raatle Corps representing neutral
countries Is being Impaired, while
others with a guilty conscience must
be having a very uneasy time won
dering what the next exposure will
In this respect the State Depart
ment by directing suspicion, Inten
tlonally or unintentionally, against
certain diplomats Is following the
policy long pursued by the British
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MHUONAIRE WORKS TO
ESCAPE DRAFT; FAILS
CHESTERFIELD. Va.. Sept. 14.
David Dunlop, Jr., millionaire farmer
and sportsman, did not want to go
to war, ao he went out and worked
In the fields until his hands wera
covered with callouses, and had some
pictures made of himself driving a
mowing machine. With these he ap
peared before the district exemption
board. The board decided that he
would make a .good soldier.
"UNWRITTEN LAW" FREES
m DOUBLE TRAGEDY
POTTSVILLE. Pa Sept 1 4. After
deliberating fourteen hours the Jury
In the case of Patrick Donahue, of
Shenandoah, charged with killing his
wife And Dr. J. Kilty In the tatter's
office, returned a verdict of "not
The "unwritten law" was the defense.
Kaiser's Reply Favors
ROME, Sept. 14. Reply of the central power to
Pope Benedict's peace note wu recenrecl by the Vatican
It was reported the reply favors "absolute inde
pendence" for Belgium, and demanding that Kkyj Al
bert's country "be independent of all military and eco
Formal announcement whether it was a joint or
group answer was withheld by tile Vatican.
BERLIN (via London), Sept 14. Germany in
its reply to Pope Benedict declares that Germany has
no desire to interfere in the internal affairs of other
nations, acording to the Berlin Lokal Anzeiger.
The Lokal Anzeiger hud stress on the fact that the
note does not resemble the American reply ia that k
flatly holds no one nation shall mix in the internal pot
ides of another.
PETROGRAD, Sept U-l
General Grimoff, who command
ed Genera KornilolTs rebellions
troops, and who ordered them to
surrender, when all hope was
lost, commuted suicide today.
Grimoff had personally super
intended surrender of Ms forces,
when he went to Petrograd. Ho
talked with Premier Kerensky
and then went to his home in the
csajtaL There he killed himself.
By -WILLIAM G. SHEPnEJlD,
(United Press Staff Correepvadeat.)
PETROGRAD, Sept. 14 What pun
ishment shall be meted out to General
Korniloff split the Russian cabinet
today. Four ministers have left the
cabinet. Personal surrender of the
revolting army chief Is Imminent. His
troops have melted away to a mere
handful. Government troops, which
three daya ago captured bis head
quarters to the rear at Pskoff press
upon him rrom the rear, ana in iron.
Is the stone wall defense of pro
visional troops from Petrograd.
There Is widespread public demand
that those responsible for the counter
revolution be severely dealt with. It
waa this question, apparently, which
led to retirement from the cabinet or
Vice Premier Nekrasoff, Minister' of
Foreign Affairs Tereschenko. Minis
ter of Food Plechechonoff. Minister
of Agriculture Tchernof f, and Minister
of Ways and Communications uoure
pleff. The latter explained the with
drawals because the ministers "felt It
wss Impossible to carry out. Keren
sky's orders to "take certain measures
Later Tereschenko withdrew his
resignation, and it was announced to
day he had been named as vice presi
dent That the "certain measures' pro
posed by Kerensky were for severest
nunlshment of the rebel leaders was
confidently asserted In certain circles.
This view was given public confir
mation in the announcement that M.
Klschkln. a cadet leader, had accept
ed the post of minister of the Interior
In the reorganised cabinet. The cadet
party, through Prof. Paul Mlllukoff.
has persistently stood out for drastic
punishment of all those aligned
against the provisional government.
for the death penalty ror treason, ana
for severely repressive measures
against Intriguers. Klschkln. It was
stated, had accepted his office "un
conditionally." Kaledln Is Captive.
The newspaper Isvestla. organ of
the workmen's and soldiers' party, de
clared today that Korniloff and Gen
eral Lukomsky had both Intimated
their readiness to appear before a
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Raptured relations between Secre
tary Daniels and the Navy League are
having, tragic and unexpected effect
upon the old sailors of the navy who
have been Invited back Into the serv
lee and who are flocking to the de
fense of the nation.
It became mown here today that
Secretary DmleU has barred from
the service all sailors who have nude
female forms tattooed upon their
bodies and the Navy League bad vol
unteered to help men oat of the dif
ficulty by employing artists with the
needle to tattoo clothes 'upon these
objectionable figures and thus make
them acceptable to Mr. Daniels.
League Cant Help Xw.
Because of Secretary Daniels order
that no services of any kind shall be
accepted from the Navy League, the
league has been compelled to close
down Its tattoo parlors, dismiss Its
tattoo artists, and leave the old salts
to make themselves less shocking to
Mr. Daniels' sensibilities at their own
expense or forego restoration to the
navy at their country's calL
Anybody who knows anything
about the sea and sailors knows that
old sea dogs and shellbacks would
consider themselves undressed If they
weren't tattooed all over and that
one of the tattoo designs In the
real, old briny days was the form
divine of woman. Nearly everybody
knew that except Secretary Daniels.
When he found it out he was shock
ed and banned any recruit so adorned.
When the navy began to prepare
for war a special effort was made to
recruit ex-service men, those who
had years of service afloat and who
could train and command the raw
young recruits flocking to the col
ors. The call met with prompt re
sponse and great success attended
this recruiting until the ex-service
men who were tattooed with nude
female figures bumped up against the
Daniels order barring them from re
storation to the navy.
NAVY YARD WORKERS
TO GET PAY INCREASE
General Increases In pay to be ef
fective October 1 In all navy yards
will be announced Monday, Assistant
Secretary of the Navy Roosevelt said
Mr. Roosevelt Is the navy's repre
sentative on the wage adjustment
board, which for the last three weeks
has been going over reports from all
navy yards and arsenals, with a view
to making wage scales tor Govern
ment employes Identical with those
of neighboring private plants.
The wage scale for arsenal work
ers will not be announced for several
weeks. Heretofore wage Increases In
navy yards have gone Into effect only
on the first or the year. Making the
coming Increase effective October 1 Is
a wartime departure.
in Sunday's Times
PRICK WITHIN DISTRICT 07 OQLUKSli, 1
Promptness of Move Following
Lansing's Revslatfens Leave!
Open Concfurr fecial It
(ly ITaMee- Fxeaa.)
STOCKHOLM, Sept le-Osear
Werlof. first secretary dthaioxeitca
c4Bee, wa dismissed frost the serr
ice today. v
The) dismissal follows too elossJV
oa User vaealavHiyM, of Rweufan' rnfe-
fof; u messenger for the Gernvei
fo-icrnmest not io intTrest tBAt it
was directly due to America's atv
nottnecment of this intriai2is;.
(latenuttaaal ICewa Serrtee.)
STOCKHOLM, Sept. ti. Secretary
Ewert of the foreign office was today
assigned to assist the minister of Jus
tice In an investigation of charges
that the German minister at Buenos
Aires was permitted to send unneu
tral messages to Berlin through
Swedish dlplomatlo channels.
LUXBURG AFFAIR AS
PERSONAL TO HIM
By 10WS GRA-TDEXS-(United
Press Staff Correspondent.)
BERLIN, (via London), Sept. It
Germany holds the American revela
tions aa to Count Laxburg make the
matter Sweden'a affair exclusively.
The official attitude her Is that
the telegrams cited by the American
State Department aa to the Argentine
matter show that the messages were
not Inspired fay the German govern
ment, and war merely grtvate pro
posals. Indicating the Initiative of a
single German diplomat.
The further fact was pointed oat
that the German government had not
followed the advle eglven In the Lux
burs messages, but on the other hand,
had settled Jts differences with Bue
GERMAN MINISTER TO
MEXICO SHOWS ANGER
MEXICO Cnrr. Sept. 14. Th news
Is damn uninteresting to me," waa
the angry retort of German Minister
Ton Eckhardt to the United Press
her todsy, when effort was mad to
obtain his comment on the American
expose of how he used Swedish
Charge Cronholm as a messenger, and
recommended that he be decorated by
Von Eckhardt denied he had made
any recommendations for Herr Cron
holm's decoration, "for services ren
dered to Germany."
When pressed for further details
and explanation of the conflict be
tween his denial and the specific
letter of March 8, 1016, bearing his
signature, as issued by the Americas
Stat Department. Von Eckhardt took
refuge behind his temper. He retired
to the inner recesses of th German
mbassy and declined further com
ment. Still In Mexico City.
Cronholm Is no longer Swedish
charge, but Is still In Mexico City.
He waa In the German Club when the
United Press correspondent sought
to obtain his version of the affair. All
efforts to see him. however, proved
Charge Gylfe Andenberg, who suc
ceeded Cronholm at th Swedish le-
(Contlnued on Pag 1, Calumn 1.)