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SNARING A SUBMARINE!
Crew of Boat Caught In Net, Down In Depths of Sea, Fight Each Other In Insane Fury *"d Be* to Be Shot, Mary Boyle O’Reilly Is Told By War Official By MARY BOYLE O'REILLY. LONDON, England, July 10. —On* of the horrors of modern warfare from which the bravest of naval men shrink Is the task of raising n sunken submarine! Bhell shock leuves no memories, artny doctors say. but men never forget the sights seen In a sunken U-boat. "The nation’s safety calls for war work which threatens to burst the brain with horrors." an army doctor told me. "Every strategic channel around •England Is strung with gigantic nets designed to trap raiding submarines and more than 1,000 have been taken by the English. Then he told me how a subma rine Is snared and raised. “When a submarine gets Into one of the nets," he said, "efforts to es cape only cause it to be entangled more helplessly. "The submarine, striking the net. sends s signal to the headquarters of destroyers that are eternally rsady for Just such a thing to hap pen. "When the signal Is flashed that a U boat has been caught, a de stroyer proceeds to a spot Just above where the U-boat Is snared THE STRANGE CASES OF MASON GRANT, by Nevll Moores Hop kins. in which anew method of committing a homicide, involving alt aorta of mysterious complies tionc combine to make a hair rais ing detective story. Science Is a grvut blessing to the world If righMy nppliid. blit when it Is used to kill off men by the thou sands as It has In the present war, and one man In particular an It does la this story, we can see how hlgh *way robbery and slaving of the old variety were moral compared with the deep-dyed villainy noresaary to carry out the cold bloodud schemes of Lamar, the hero of (his book. Killing by radium, or by firing a cannon with a wireless current are, aa the small boy would say. “going some." Mason Brant, the detective. Is a friendly, lovable character, not at all dehumanised by his profes sion J. B. Lippi root t. Philadelphia; 91.25 THE GERMAN REPUBLIC, a book with an alluring title by Walter Wellman. How to end the great war and what la to come after the war are questions on the title page. Walter Wellman believes that Ger many has awakened to the Iniquity of Its government In forcing It Into war. He thinka that the true Ger man soul has revolted and stands aghast at the useless, awful havoc which Germany has wrought. He further feels that If wo were to voice cur faith In the Integrity of the real German character, and send a formal address to this effect, sign ad by 1,000 or more American names, and If we were to speak a*, friends offering frank counsel and encour agement, we would receive a re sponse from the German people, and the war might be brought to a closo much quicker. His book begins with tho primitive tribal Ideal of the Ger man people which responded to the call of Its chief at the flrst cry of danger; but, he says, Germany has also another aspect, It is an educat* ed, cultured civilisation, and when the belief In Its having been attack ed was killed, as Mr. Wellman be lieves it was. the better German ele ment came to the surface. He has written a number of chapters rueh as he thinks anv Germtn might write at the close of the war. If he Is right in his lodgment there Is no quarrel with tbe German people. Detroit Patriotic Fund I hereby contribute $ toward a fund to be established for the relief of wives, children and other dependents left in want by the contingencies of military service in this country’s interest. Signature PleAse send contributions to "Detroit Patriotic Fund,” care Postmaster William J. Nagel, or care Mayor Oscar B. Marx. For information phone Light Guard Armory, Main 4890. JULY 1916. "Then there la nothing to do but wait—sometimes for hours, some times for days. Officers and men of the waiting vessel know what’s go Ing on down In the green depths. "They know that In time bubbles will come to the surface and oil BOOK REVIEWS I only with the military party and Its ; leader. However one may feci, this 1* an Interesting book, and shows a tine spirit of good will and helpfulness, much needed In the darkness which lia.i closed In about unhappy Europe. He also believes that out of this slaughter, the Oerman republic will be born. E. P. Dutton A Cos., New York; 91.00. • • • WHEN I WAS A BOY IN RUBBIA, by Vladimir Mokrlevltch. An ee pscially Interesting storr for boys, full cf the thrills that a boy likes, yet not overdrawn. Little boys seem to be the same all over ilie world. Here is Vladt ! mir Mokrlevltch, living In Russia. I playing ‘‘jungle" among the tall weeds of the orchard and planning ! raids on the Jam pots exactly »■ an American little boy would do. The life described by hlin In his book is a true picture of the heme of a Russian army officer and his family. In the winter they w« nt on wonder ful sleigh rides, snuggled down lu the draw in three horsed troikas, and at night they went ic the kitchen, where the peasants would gather, some on the top of the oven, and tell them blood-curdling talea. Towards the end, when Vladimir becomes a student and takes up the cause of the revolutionists, we have an Intimate picture cf the youthful nihilist who. In Kiev, his native prov ince. tried to stir up the peasants to revolt. Believing, like Tolstoi, that all men must work nt some sort of manual labor, Vladimir be came a carpenter and lived in the Kiev Commune, which was the revo lutionary headquarters of all those nobles wbo were tolling among the working people against the govern ment. He was Anally sentenced to 14 years In Siberia, which meant In credible suffering and cruelty in the mines, and probable death In a lonely, filthy cell. He describes the lon* weary trip and his final escape He became an eslle and lived In Swltserland. Bulgaria and visited America. Altogether this Is the most Interesting of the series which tells about boy life In the various coun tries, published by Ixithrop, Lee A Shepard. It Is true, and Is told lu a way to Interest both young and old. In spite of the present condi tions of Russia. Vladimir Mokrle vltch says, In his parting words, WBSSttSIE L— a^^piS^^SjjgapSiy^agßM.^y will spread Its lrrldescence over the sea. "The destroyer waits for the bub bles—death bubbles they are called, for they tell a silent tale of the death struggles going on In the sub marine. that with Russia’s progress he Is well content. • • • • BOOK REVIEWS ELEANOR OF THE HOUSEBOAT, by Louise Breltenback. A book for girls of 12 or 14, who have not too lively an Imagination and are not looking for startling adven ture. How a young girl who thinks she Is going to be bored tQ death puts in a summer on a houseboat Is told, mostly by ’’Eleanor" herself. And It is a good book for good little girls. In fact, the goodness of Eleanor, and her puritanical conscience, take us back to the early Victorian days when children were supposed to be pern, and not heard; a quiescent period so far away that It la even hard to remember it. So. from the present standpoint, Eleanor is not a natural creation. That good for tune comes to Eleanor In the end, Is satisfactory but quite in accord with the unreality of the whole story. We doubt whether it will meet with the approval of the young person of today who Is full of “pep" and has no patience for moralizing. Page Cos., publishers; Boston. »i t t THEIR TRUE FAITH AND ALLE GIANCE, by Guatavus Ohllnger. An interesting exposition of the earnest belief of two men who have the good of their country at heart. That the hyphenated Germans will Join the pacifists to keep the Unit ed States defenseless and ultimate ly pass It .over as a “sweet morsel" to Germany (meaning Prussia), Is the opinion of Owen Wlster In the preface of this little book. The book reads like a romance. It Is a short history in six chapters, of America; snatching out from the smoldering Are such brands of burn ing as the coming of the Pilgrims, the signing of the Declaration of In dependence. the German Immigrants of the early days, until we are brought face to face with Gustavus Ohllnger's awful fear In the chapter "KulturpoUtlk." his Interpretation of the Oerman policy toward this country In the present war. Mr. Ohllnger is possessed of poetic Im agination with which he can draw telling pktures, but the conclusion to which they all tend, and the clos ing paragraph Itself Is whether or not “Germanism Is to he exalted over American cltlienshlp!” The author Is sincere and earnest We respect hi* feeling and hie literary skill. He rings more true then the writer of the preface or at least he writes wtth leas prejudice and bit terness. It Is a little book worth reading, and approval or condemna tion of Its convictions must b« ren dered by each according to his be lief. MacMillan, New York; SO cents. • • • SONGS OF ARMAGEDDON AND OTHER POEMS, by George Byl veeter Vlereck. Poema and rhymes dealing with the war most- j ly, with the viewpoint of the au thor clearly defined. Published by Mitchell Kennerley, New York. We are not surprised at George j Sylvester Vlereck's poetry after reading many nqiubers of “The DETROIT TIMES Tha aubmarlna caught In tha nets become mora antangled trying to eacapo. Man, In daatroyars, wait abova for houra, aomatlmaa days. Then they aaa tha daath bubble# and oil rise to the surface, and finally naval cranee lift tha craft from tha net. "The waiting men have a mind picture of the interior of the enemy boat. They can see the U-boat’s rew fighting each other In Insane ury, staggering back and forth In 'he poisonous air, eyes popping, hands clawing. "They know that men down In the depths are begging to be shot, or hogging for a weapon with which to end their own agony." 'Long before the naval cranes •<me to itft the captive raider the nubbles trickle to the surface and burst through the covering of oil ’’ "Seamen who fought through the maelstrom off Skager Rac will fell you their story, but no sailor speaKa of the sights seen in a sunken sub marine! "Those sights make strong men weak, and drive sensitive men de lirious with horror!" Fatherland " We knew his point of view long since, only we had It in prose. His Is the true Prussian gospel of might making right, re inforced by an apparent belief in the divine right of kings. He may think he Is an unhyphenated Ameri can. but he utters no sentence that a real American could utter, owing to temperamental Impossibility. We do not consider Mr. Vlereck a poet. He has great themes, but he does not treat them greatly. The meter Is best, less faulty In "The Neutral." but In most of the poems It Is cheap, and falls into a rhyming lilt. Though some of the subjects are lofty, others again fall to the lowest ebb. Who would consider the Chi cago convention a fit theme for a poem? • a • COMMUNITY DRAMA AND PA GEANTRY, by Mary Porter Bea gle and Jack Randall Crawford, a beautiful and comprehensive book. Actual experience in pageantry and community drama, and a sur vey of technical questions Involved In the writing and staging of pa geants Is the object of this splendid ly got ten-up book, published by the Yale press. Its paper Is heavy, print large and Illustrations beauti ful. Aside from the real value of the matter, It Is a pleasure to a book lover to see thoughts made concrete In such a thoroughly sub ' stantlal and acceptable style. Pa ; geantry, that old Greek art, revived again by the English In the six teenth century, has only become ap predated and practiced In this conn try In the last few years. Its "Ideal Is to give the community self-ex , preaslon through a beautiful art" j which In this book is considered In all Its aspects. After a brief dr- I scrlptlon of principles and types, each phase of this art and the work ' necessary for Its success Is taken ' up from the writing of the pageant Itself to Its organization and pro* | ductlon. To any teacher or pupil this book would be invaluable, and ' to any one merely Interested, it is a delightful study. The subjects discussed Include acting, grouping, getting, costumes, color, the dance and mualc. The authors have each given a series of pageants, Miss Beagle having been organisation chairman of the New York Shake apeare celebration. Yale University Press, New Hav en; 92.50. • • • ELIZABETH 8. HITCHCCX'K PHatlll—tk* plain final kind— itim la H(lt—-Ttart Job —Halo 4'70 CONDENSED STATKMENT OF Federal State Bank Detroit, Mich. At the close of Business June SOth, 1916. RESOURCES: LIABILITIES: Leans and Discounts. $ 891,187.82 Capital Stock $260,000.00 Benda and Mortgages.. 543.656 83 Surplus Funds 70,000.00 Branch Banking Houses 63.000.00 Undivided ProfHa 6,232.96 Furniture and Fixtures 9,392.34 Dividends Unpaid .... 2.547 00 Cash an Hand and due from Banka 374.354.75 Deposits 1,553,645.35 $1,861,625.30 $1,881,625.30 DIRECTORS: Charles F. Blelman J»me* F I,#ahv Wm. M. Merts Charle. R Dunn j*™" C. K. Wilcox Martin E. Galvin James Turner John I* Senior Charles J. Hlgglna Henry C. Wledeman A. A. Wood Russia's Mighty Army in Field and Workshop Now Has 50,000,000 in It s Ranks This Is tbs first of a eerie* of Illuminating articles on war Lm* conditions In Tlussla. by William rhlltp Simms, a staff correspondent of tbs United Prsss. Mr Simms, a tralnsd observer and a writer of ability. baa mads an ethanstlv* study of tbs revolutionary ohangss brought about In tha esar's empire by tne great war, and the measures which havs bssn taken to organise the country for victory His artlolss will boa revelation to most Ameri can readers. By WILLIAM PHILLIP RIM MS (StnfJ Correspondent I'nited Press.) PETROGRAD. July 10/—(By mall.) — 81owly, like a giant getting under way, Russia backed by her plain people, la gathering strength. Today, working for her, she has an army of them 50,000,000 strong. Thin la not sob-sister hysteria. It is truth. The Russian war Is the people's war. With their incalculable forti tude the people are backing up the army in a way peculiar to them and not to be found in any other coun try of Europe. In England and France for Instance, the govern ments are co-operating with Indus trial corporations and bankers—to the exclusion of well-defined citi zens’ groups—thus keeping the na-* tion and the army supplied. In Russia, the government and array also co-operate with these. But ♦ hey co-operate with an organized people too, through non-political groups which have been formed all over the country—citizens’ associa tions. co-operative societies, pea sants' unions—and whose aim Is but to serve; Russia. Then there is a central commit tee, composed of civilians, to co-or dinate the efforts of the groups and take the army’s orders. So some of the fifty millions are at the front, In uniform, under arms. Others are back of the lines drilling to go to the front. The rest are scattered all over tlje Russian em-. pire working at their Jobs, big or little, but for the nation. They are farmers and merchants, tailors and chemists, bootmakers and doctors, druggists and nurses, seamstresses and carpenters, machinists and plain »la> laborers, nil mobilized Just as effectively, so far as carrying on the war is concerned, as the fore most soldiers in the foremost trenches. The citizens' organizations for ald • inp the country and the army axe | literally hundreds In number, but i 'he majority of these can be ! l unched under one or the other of I four general namee. Then there Is the Municipality union, grouping the work of Rus sian cities. Next is the War Trade committee. lastly, the Co-operative union whose membership includes over 30,000.000 peoples, mostly peasants, and whose activities affect In one way or another more than half the population of the Russian empire. So It is putting it very conserve* tively to say that, counting soldiers and those backing up the soldiers. Russia has fifty million souls toll ing to fetch her home a victory. In order that the work of these organizations may clash as little as possible, there is a central commit tee sitting permanently, week days and Sundays, in a building to itself here in Petrograd. When the gov ernment has need of this or that for the army, or for refugees, or for Its organization back of the fighting lines, It can and does call on the central committee for aid. The central committee, looking over All books reviewed on this page can be obtained fram MACAULEY BROS. BOOK BTORE 75 Library Ave. SPfiUNK r\i \ ENGRAVING Cos. «*ir ABTISTS - ENGWVtRS •KHANAL BLM. DETROIT. the vast resources st Its command, with its wires reaching out Into the farthermost corners of the empire, sees st a glance what can be done and does it, quickly and efficiently. There is not a single branch of human endeavor not at the beck and oall of these citizens’ organizations, and through them available the central committee and the govern ment. All the sciences, arts, trades and occupations have been mob ilised In this way. They are ever ready to provide anything from fresh milk for babies to high explo sives for the army. The whole world knows that Rus sia lacked sufficient munitions at tha start of the war. So did the other allies. But the difference be tween Russia and them was this: They were great industrial coun tries and she was not. Russia could not remedy this in a day. Nor even in a year. Ger many had bad for a long time prac tically a monopoly on manufactured articles, chemicals and so forth In Russia; and. as former Premier Count Kokovtsow pointed out, this had proved a positive curse to the empire. When the war came on, severing all relations with Russia and her former source of supplies, she felt a pinch. The worst of this situation so far as Russia was concerned, was that it could not be quickly remedied. Depending on Germany for manu factured articles, she lacked machin ery to make them. Buying nearly all her chemicals from Teutonic drummers, she could not Immediate ly start manufacturing them her self. And so on. Which brings us »o this: The Rus sian people, through their organize juiinjLgUa, QJk TORE SiSSIRSL | FTEEN" Wardrobe Trunk Z-iy HsSJ I The name teDa the etory. Ftbro-oov ; j I ered In and out, and the price is fifteen Bn ; Iwv / dollar*—a meet remarkable value. je ,m / You can travel with the tame trunk vk 0 y Note particularly the removable trol ley hanger, which permits taking gar- manta from trunk and hanging in closet without changing hangers. This is an ts ;>-• - exclusive feature in a trunk at this yIU \ \ price. In fact, every feature in this LffX y A model is exclusive. The price is made possible only by \ concentrated manufacturing, immense production and M' 1 f materials purchased before war prices” went into effect. f. —■'Hi—=— We have a United number of these trunks a» f ' sand suggest that you vieit either of our stores y j promptly and look over this special for ■■ DO YOU WANT A GOOD Leather Bag? You cannot do better than select this one —made of genuine cowhide; (read the word genuine again), in black or "T C. tan, sewea frame and cor ners; site 18 inch. Price W"™ 1 COWHIDE SUIT CASES If leather keeps on advancing, and those who know say it will, this case will soon sell for $7.00 It’s a good cow- a ■■■ hide case with linen m £^% lining. Special JB OVERLAND CASES of Enameled L>u< k trays and with straps at least Its ;r,(r r of luggage ever designed & SPECIAL emm f\f\ 9ET aVV a apacity beyond a leather case ■■ this price, Special TWO STORES Uptown T J|L I 1 S f* Downtown 253 U/ - J Jeff .no* floas, have accomplished near-mir acles, and are still accomplishing them, making up for past defects. Through their combined wits and resources, clear on down through lo the furthermost peasant of Si beria, they have bridged wbat other wise might have been disaster. The story of some of these citi zen-organizations, how they came Into being, how they work and the extent of their utility for the public good, will be told in subsequent ar tides. CHARGE WOMAN <% WITH GAMBLING KANSAS CITY, Mo, July B—The case of a woman charged with gambling Is the first case of Its kind ever recorded In the Kansas side police court. Roy Hubbard, assistant attorney general. in search of law violators, saw cards being dealt around a table In a bouse on James-st. A raiding squad surrounded the house and these were arrested: Mike Jo viek. Mike Soptlch, Mike Booa and Traga Boca. Traga was the feml nlno member of the party. Apparently the cards had been un kind to her, for mingled In the 9106, gold watches and other valuables on the table, the raiding squad found a brooch, several Jeweled hair orna ments and other bite of feminine Jewelry. Russia, In proportion to popula tion, uses less pumping machinery than any other large nation, as wa ter Is found either too near the sur face to require it, or so deep that artesian welle are preferable. The Rev. Samuel E. Dunham, of Glastonbury, Conn., resigned hie pas torate to go to work in a munition factory in Hartford, as he could not support his family of six on hie sal ary as a minister. J|d^ LUNCHEON OUTFITS SPECIALLY PRICED For the one-day picnic or that tour, we have made up two specials that will accommodate four persona. One style as illustrated and the other the regulation box style, made of three-ply veneer covered with auto leather. The fitting are extra quality ■■ QQ and ample for four persons. See this M special at • «*■■» THERMOS BOTTLES AND JARS - The companion to the Luncheon Set—make possible hot or cold refreshment*. We have all style* made by the r’sS3L c *!" p *"!’ sl-50 to 57.50 ROOKIE WALKS **3 40 MILES ON M OUTPOST DUISM nnroi.Afi, Aria, July Dockery, a private la CompsSg JH Arizona organized militia, !k|pOMK as missing, returned to nezt day after walking near%vlß miles on outpost duty. Tha prlvatgp a recent recruit, it was said st mlUk: tla headquarters, was placed on dStf at the international 11a* Wttli tm' &tructlone to walk eost until bo aoi' a sentry be was to reltavo. In some manner, Dockery miseedf the sentry. He kept walking until finally he met a patrol on guard It mtles east of the camp. "Dockery certainly obeyed InainS tions," an offloer remarked, "but ittt a good thing be met that patrol os he probably would bars walked to El Pafo.** Queen Consort Wlde-Mindcd. WLNDBOR, July 10. QneO* Mary was the only girl in a family of boys, and, was a thorough going tomboy, and always was, and she It. a good sort, and wide-minded sad with a live and Ist live point of view. She lays down no bard sad fast rules about drees, widows, obiV dren or anything else oo her ows account. All that she does, like a good Queen Consort, is to uphold whatever views King George may suggest. She la generous to a fault* and altogether a tweet person. The Visitor —I suppose you wand to be a great actreas when you grotr up. Th* Future Great—No> ma’am, f expect to marry g chewing guag magnate and be a moving ptoturt censor. Guest (country inn) —Tha beat room in the house, pleas* Clerk—That is taken, but T cal give you one Just as good. PAGE 11