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A Detroit Time* in the hjnd is a token that you ars a time saver—that you have caught the war time con servation idea and are confining your reading to worth while news. SK\ KNTKKNTIf YEAH. NO. 3 12. CRUSHING LOSSES INFLICTED ON GERMANS AT ZONNEBEKE TEUTON MAN POWER IS LESS THAN HALF ITS STRENGTH BEFORE WAR Fourteen Million Es-j fectives Cut To 6*800,0(H) RESERVISTS ARE MERE ROYS These Must Fill I p Growing Gaps In Ranks nu nr\jn wood *lnfJ lmtcil l‘re*i WITH THE KGRKNCH ARMIES IN THE FIELD, Sops 28 Germany toda> ha® mu*.inn) men a- the "tin man matertal” . w ith which to en force her demand for "a place in the run*' This is th* manpower** that remains out «*f a total of it. hOO.OAO men who have figured on the German military Huts and passed thru the hand* of Germany's mill fary arbiter* Os th* *’> AAA.OOo, approximately f*.500,000 am actually at the front and 000.000 more m*' In reserve The remaining 700,000 constitute i one of the ireate-1 tr.ig*die* of the war. The ynre *hc hoy soldiers of the classes of 1919 and 1920 They constitute th« only resource t>f 'hu man material’ upon which Germany has to draw Th* must fill up the losses in th* German army which with no major Mite ! offensives in progress normivv total from 70,000 to 80,000 monthly To date h*>w * yit. the German general ■ t«ff I »* not yet succeeded In Imposing on th* German peopl* its right to *‘i7*’ th* youths h* fore they a* H l’h*»r* fur* this last drop of potential German man hood cannot p.v int«• 'he army • \ rept 111 plecerne.il in’ a- f! < • *«<>- attain Ih*> ag* of 1*» The flcure cited herewith arc based upon the highest and most accurate source of information Prom this sano ,m rce it 1 po.vibl* for the rnited F’r* * t. •. Ia y t*i det.ill this history <>f Germany's mobiltzn tlon efforts Before the war. fh*» German army contained r*l division-* of 870,000 meh ’ Mobilization at th* «!• darn tlon of war of all who had previous military training brought the total to 4.500,00/). Rut these were n«U file lent. Til** Ersatz reserve, RQO.OuO strong, was mobilized of turn whose physical condition was a trifle under normal army standard Then the class of 1914 was called on* 450,000 men who became JO years old in that year Owe **f Ui. Inlere.lln* mewher** «*f the ftrtt l.h-* nnncttun rermlttn* efs ST *c w* In I >♦■ tr 1 ' * I* Private Prank Ottawa* nf the f sty eighth r.nnitiiin hattall! »■ 1 o Is 'list v ears >ld. and the . . inK*at in a famllv -f It in the rl fish military. ■ er\|re V-*tmg OttlSt)’ e|||l«te.J when I*l years-nM. 'n Tor»*nto, and was in the Y pres lirittl* where he received such «eri***i. wounds f-r m • hrannei Mat ’.«• w.. i»'*n-d P an English milltarv h..«i*»tal for ats months and Is’* t w a « a* nt to a ('anadlan hospital. B i *-n ris eharged from *h* tatter tie te en listed in the I’l.ipg . ii|>s and -*a«* an b.idlv In.tiffed in an a- * id*-nt that hls rlat rule t « t-ir.lio'l •rarnh f'tnh open I*l nnhlle Sat . , to •. A*tdl**M* Hotel Adv Polish Pastor Annoyed On Car By Stranger Who Accuses Him of Being German Spy The Rev. Paul Knzielek, p;i*tor of the KtTHf Polish Congregational rhur» h, ha« arriv' and a* t»<* rnnclu stun thal the man, assuming the at tltnd* Os a federal agent, who a< cused him of b*-ing a German *-p' while riding on an east side stroll j car a fe* ilay ago, wm making an attempt t<* extort money from hint The episode created quite a dla lurhance during the busy part of the afternoon as a Ifakrr i»t car ep proaehcd (Irandy and Canflohl tv. "The nian wa« sitting me In the rRr," the pastor expl.nlo'd. "when suddenly he ask* and me if I had ever h«»en In Salt Krnneis* o I replied that I hadn’t, and he persist ed that I had "Without warning he grasped i.i» by the arm and declared in a loud tone that I waa a German spy I appealed to the conductor to protect IRIGOYEN IS FOR NEUTRALITY Will Do Utmost To Keep Ar gentina Out of War nr KNOB AIRES, sept. 28- Presi dent Irigoyen regards the laixburg incident as closed and will do his utmost to continue Argentina’s neu tralitv, according to those closest to hnn today Such a course is en ; tlreiv opposite to the overwhelming votes rec.-ntly of the senate and chamber of deputies in favor of a break with Germany, but th»* presi dent wa-* believed to have complete veto i'owir over such resolutions. There wa« no perceptible change in Argentina » general strike today The only wheels moving on rail road- were thos. of mall trains MITCHEL TO RUN AS INDEPENDENT Friend* Plan To Make Race Despite of (». O. P. Nomination NEW YORK. Rept. 28 Victory in th* contest for the Republican may oralty nomination apparently having been snatched from Mayor Mitrhel by tli< recount, his supporters mad** plans to«ia\ for running him as an nd* j>* nd* * ' \ tin- recount m Brooklyn pro gr* ■ •and. William M Bennett, <on t*-s!an 1 for th* nomination, was at on** tun* 47'.* votes ahead loiter this lead was r**duced to 439. in the first gain mad*- hv Mitchei since the recount began On th*» face of the recount results to date. Benm tt obtained an order from Justice Goff, restraining the board of elections from certifying Mlt chef* to the secretary of state as th* Republican tandidate. Representatives of the district at torney's office nr*' keeping clos* watch on th** r**tab'ilaM**n District \ttorney Swann had subpoenaed a number of elction officials, to be questioned in connection with fraud 'charges. Mayor Mitrhel has not vet reveal ••d whether he will he An lndepen dent candidate If the Republican nomination is taken from him. The fusion committee, however, Is being reorganized, with managers Mrn*t**r. es Hit.lrm tossl* **»«t the Welt petrol mil *P***<l Snnrtev In th,. ij*’.«*li* moving picture studio* . n the Grand Fltver-rd and wilt fl *|f * in s- me specially staged Ttie Shrtner* "111 leave bv eutr.ioohilra from the Masnni* tani pi , at '• o'clock The studios ere n*t mils* from the city. Deep V|t*ln«« W ater. Omit KUt n ittled a* the spring. Stic a rase. Ad ttrticM rntere for Boy OfS-e h v ««nt*-n, splendid chance * en* g""<! salary t -•art. Apply Advertising Manager. Pet foil Tunes. me from the stranger, but the con doctor seemed Ignorant of the eltua lion 'l told the man to call the police, 'nit he did not We then alighted from th* car and went Into the of fice of a doctor with whom I am ac quainted and the doctor assured thr man that I was a true American c|i i7.en "When I queried the man he would not declare himself to he a federal officer, neither did he volun teer any Information concerning hM Identity. y "A large crowd had by thia lime gathered about the doctor's office and sh» man departed ! hsv« rn muntratrd with the various federal Offices in iHe cit; and i.lm it... i.< was not connected with any of them "I am quite sure he was trying to frighten nir In an attempt to extort money." DETROIT TIMES AMERICA’S CLEANEST NEWSPAPER SEEK TO SETTLE BIG STRIKE OF SWITt H.MEN CHiC’AGO, Wept. 28.-Committees representing th* strikers and *m ployers were to meet here today in an effort to settle the difference** , which resulted in the walkout «*f 360 switchmen employed b> the El gin. Joliet At Eastern railroad in Gary, South Chicago and Joliet, ear ly yea’erday. The big steel nulls In th* cities affected, which are w oik mg on gov ernment orders, face complete .-Put down unless The strike Is ratted off within a dav or two. The tin and sheet Iron works of th** American 'Sheet At Iron Plate company in Gaiy closed down last night thru i inability to obtain rok*- for its fur naces. Several furnates in South Chicago also were banked The Strike, tailed in dir*ct opposi tion to instructions from union lend ers. ostensibly was tor a wage in i crease approximating 50 per cent At a meeting in Joliet last night, at which trainmen refused to join th*> strikers. It was intimated, however, that the trouble had been fomented , by members of the 1 W. \\\ REPORT OF ENGINEERS ATTACKED Errors Made In Fig ures On School Ventila tion. Says Mrs. Osborn The war was brought home to th* Detroit board of education in its regular n***-tlng. Thursday night, when Inspector Jus* ph S Effingham appeared in th*- uniform of an ofll cer of the I’nlted States army. Mr. Htringham lias a captain’s commis slon in the ordnance department and Is stationed In Detroit lor th«- pres ent as inspector of ordnum* in <»n*' i of the plants of the American t ar At Foundry company. If he is tra.l ! ferret] lat"r he will probably lender his resignation as a member of th* j *-eho*d hoaid. but h< told his felb.w inspectors that he would continue i to *er\e as long as h* Is In lh*- city. Altho he roci Iveu his commission nearly two months ago and ha- been in the service sin< • .that time, his appearance in khaki w.ie a surprise to most of thr- board members. They saluted him as he took his seal- The question ot at hool ventilation i earn* to the fore again In a report submitted b> the board’s engineers, i Ammerman & McColl, on an invest 1- 1 gat ion of some .1.1 schools where the foul air vents are located in the , clothes closets. Mrs lauira K. Ot born was for rejecting the report j because, she declared, the engineers’ nguies ms to *he number of Vents were wrong In at lewst two instances. f*h*» Ist been given *o understand, •ha said, that the report woMd cost i, .... ~i ♦ M'‘i und she objected to •pending the people's money tot In tnrrett information. Mr McColl. or the engineering Arm. admitted that fher* was # an error In the r port. because his part ner, who compiled it, had lost hts notes and had to rely on his mein ory. There would be no bill render ed for the report, he said Dr John S. Hall declared that ihe w lid*- d.sirtjsMon was out of order at this t.me, and on his 'notion the hoaid voted *’• to 1 to defer the whole question of ventilation until the hoard of health had reported the results of its investigation info the conditions complained of Mrs. Os horn cast the only dissenting vote. Or Hall questioned thr vague manner in which some of the (tents of expense submitted tor the hoard’s approval were listed. The hoard, he thought, should have .one par tic ulars. Home of the other members, on the other hand, thouih' h, pin ceedmgs were too voluminous now. | in each instance where the question iv. as raised. Hr Charles K Chadsey, superintendent of schools, produced tin Itemised list of the articles pur chased, which -atisfled th» h> Kunerat service* will t*« l»rl«t «lav iMornlin*. In H* I luC t> nf Iho w n rvmem for Mr- .van*** Ilaitmra l,ie’. r- . who 'ii'i I' i dt)r. In lh«- fa» it \ 'i on* * 1 flighland-ave i Might tr»c I *i t Mrs \ Ucher Is survived i>>- hr i »band «;ror«<-« .1 t«!el»rr, nsilitUi* .*trt -I ntanaaer of th*- Aoins I, Insur* in*<- ■ o*npait ' *f«Hr mlstr mrn M will tell audience* In 10 nf Ike moving strlun- Itien t' rs .-f the iity. I ridav **\ siting \v hv ihe I'nlted Sltl»< I* sii*.i*s l »n the present war. an«l what Amer-- Im ’-as accomplished so far tn th«* • eonfltet. I Printing—tke plain neat kind—tkat la rlakt—-Time* Jak llrpt.— W»ln 4V.’(l. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1917. Indians To Sound Warwhoop In France - ■ / A I n**le Vaß', Anhllni re*l**kln« srr ghoul to iso on thr wnrpalh ngnln, and „or hrllalr Ibr kiitwor*. Ifglon. i*K*n the »*»r cry l<« hejiril on »!»«• ba• Ileflrlda In Krt*n*•*. ImllNn. In lh«* arn Iff nrm> and In ihr na i long I guard nr r rapr'lnlly IlHetl for «l>ar(>.li*>of Inic. aail *urh prrlloua nnrk In \» Mnn’. I and ai < tinln*s bnrbed v*lr«* rnlunglrnii'nla. Tbr»r lli<- Indian vvnrrlor*. of I nrlr *»»i nov» Irnlnlnit nl « amp llt»»l*. For* Worth. Irt.. nr. ibft In right* P»l * nt<*« Crtfr I roa l* bo«-li*v»». Ilnrry Pund lOongri, Jam** llnrjo tfrrrki, i orp**ral I ro Walker * *>ur and T'ot * and Nriynai Aiikuml * honlenn 1 1 rr«- L>. 'lbr* were •napped In an Inter ml..|on h,-turrn irptnlng .tiinta b» K. IV Dormun. .tan i>ln>foicrnphrr of The Time*. *>n hi. round nf fhr Irnln In* rnr.ip.. CONGRESS TO QUIT BY OCTOBER 10 Good Headway Is Made In Winding: I p Business WASHINGTON, Sept. L's W>th the confer' • -*’ agreenj'-nt on J-l 700,000.000 war t;ix bill Inst big money raising measure of the war session congress today appeared likely to adjourn before Oct. Mi House and senate conferee-* in creased the tnx bill, .ms approved by th» senate, nearly s2r*rt,oo<>,oon. \dd ed levies on automobiles, amuse nn-nts, transportation, patent medi cine* and cosmetics, rc toratlon ot the one cent tax on hank checks; the 11> per cent spec ial tax on muni tions manufacture and a one cent increase In ftr.->t class postal rn.'*- with agreement for h graduated aon * increa.-e on second class mail tate is ex pec toil to raise th*’ different"'- There is vet In conference 'he fv 000.000,000 urgent defli l»*n< v t>ill with n<* lengthy opposition threat ened. Th* house today had the admlnt* If rat ion shipping hill, authorizing op eration of foreign built vessels In coastaltrade, except on Alaskan routes. Th* soldiers' and sailors' insur ance bill is lying in senate commit tee and may go over until the next session. The civil rights MU de signed *o protect the property rights lof soldiers and sailors during ah 1 sence at the front also ts halted In committees. It promises to go over until next s*»wslnn. \ senate subcommittee, consider ! ing H for a week. and» ided the tn a sure would be unconstitutional In j that it violates the law of contract The subcommittee today will n«*h its hands of the bill hv (Hying »t before the full Judiciary commit ! lee. and unless some method is dls ■ov.’.'d of r'drafting it. no aetlon will he taken this session S- cre’.-ry of War Maker has urged its immediate passage as assurance to vol'tjers nod sailor - that their af fairs will not be disturbed during th Ir ab«enee Avar department legal I'vpe.f- b.Mv • partly redrafted M to reotovr *■* * Mops, hut have failed in quiet the opposition nf Senators and KVtcher TK •• lirtrnti committee rnmp«lgnli<( * * (un-N for (hie mlUlnrv <-mnp library IS finding it difficult work |n ixriirr options toward th*' v • pt«i >-il hi. this city’s quota and to plan new wavs and means will rnr.-t Tuesday oi *ti ng (V t ?, tn the Board of Commerce. The * subs't iptlens t" date total $* 4SV DINGEMAN WINS SEAT ON BENCH State ( anvassers Erred In Making Recount, Supreme Court Says t'nl» - Ui* 1< ghJature of the state is called into special se*i>|oD and onion- a n-count of th*- votes enst for circuit Judge April, Harry J. Ihngonvtn will heroin* a member of the circuit bench .lan l The supreme court, Thursday afternoon, handed d<>« n ■' decision upholding Mr. iMngeman’a ront* ntlon that he and not Ira W Jayne was elected It nlso ordered the stale hoard of canvasser* to certify I>ingenmn a* the judge elect The court in its derision declares that the state hoard had no right to certify Jayne's election. aa the law provides that the legislature must conduct recounts In Judicial election-' This decision simply sets aside all th** work of the re count, leaving the re.sult as it was on the face of the returns The re count put Jayne about 15Of) ahead Th* -decision doea not expressly state that Mr. Jayne still ha* the right of appeal to the leg'sintuT*. hut local authorities belli v» hr ha* There will he no regular e*sfon however, until after Mr. Ihngcman takes office on Jan 1. and l* is not llkelx a special session of the leg Islature will he called for the pur pose cf con idcring the and! p')te, a! tho Fred G Dewev. rr'ormv for Mr Jayne. sa\* he will appeal hi* Client’s rn-*- Mayor Marx had returned from Hattie Creek Thursday n:cM when he learned of th* "iut''-’ decision, which will nuke it n» -ary for hint to find it sue*-, or for Mr Olngeman as eorpr atlon counsel lie snv* that -kncwinc the uncer talnty regard.nu *hc Jude* hip con test, he already had men under con slderation for the place. It I* likely that he will announce hi* choice In a few days «|rrr| r*r e»w|*l«»>e« will meet **t itr*lnt ntxlii In tl»e Knlslit* *f hall Fort-** we« >.n*l flee* • «n*l-st.. t<> r.nstdn proposals of the f* t’ It. It* |>r«'«en t* t tves rtf the union and I* F K />ffl*-l*J* lit' i h* Id --. 111 Sf *, .t,s within the last few days. ‘ neMerln# i-n ad k I rjirt »•# \ v*. |JI ],* M l U\h UU M IMM IV. IMHI IM> %% 1 11 ri r * irul - r «f»i n« » nj f «•<'Si f - m*ht, :*.-i>t. *”V rtn» «t floor *nd most. A'l.riiMl.ifi Oent* tOr, ladies free Adv. Printing the plnln newt Mad —that |« rlaSt—-Time* .loh Itept.— Mel* I’. R. THRILLS VT. SHERIDAN CHIt AGO, Sept 28,—“Lord, boys’ How I wish I were going with you!” The 4,000 rookies of the officers’ training camp at Fort Sheridan were si:i athnll today over that * xpr* -ion of Theodore Roosevelt w hi* h concluded a brief address dm mg his visit there late yesterday. \V ■ who are dpnieil the supreme privilege that is yours must do all in our power to back up the lighting men at the front an*] to keep the spirit of the nation level with yours," said the colonel. "When you come back, let each of you go out among the people as ] a missionary to make them under stand that never again must wc b** caught helpless to defend ourselves against the strong who are evil.’’ Roosevelt also spoke before 10,000 Jackies at the Great Lakes naval training station night he ap peared in Racine, Wii., and then left for Minneapolis, where he was scheduled to speak today. OBJECTORS PROTECTED BY ORDERS Not To Be Punished Until Non-Combatant Units Are Defined Hu HAROLD V. WILCOX. CAMP < 1 rni-R, BATTLE CREEK. Mich, Sept. 27 A semi definite ruling concerning con scivntious objectors to military ser vice has been ree-'i ■'*••l from Wash ington. Men wli » hav,« religious scruples regarding th* killing of men even under the circumstances of war will not be call- 1 upon to shoot at Hi*- en* my, Th* re are only four or five gen utne conscientious objectors in camp Th- v an Adventists and ! Mennonit*-s. Most of thes*- men | hav*- expressed w illingness tu do j their dutv for the country, if only rh*-y are not a*ke*l to perhonally In fllct death In a message to the i division commander, th*- war depart ment explained that no absolute d*-f ; Inition tied hetMi reached regarding i turt wlmt is "comba* service and i what is "non combat” service. P* nd i Ing the official <i*'flniti"n. it was <>r j dered that all conscientious object I <»i s b*‘ segregated. Punishment of ‘in-, sort because of *h* objectors jstaml was expressly forhuMen in I the message, w hiyb indicataed t* a T 1 as soon as ‘‘n(>n combat ’ service Is defined, ’he men Involved will be as . signed thereio The Mefinonites cannot change i *h*'ir gArb to ihe military uniform j without violating their faith, which j confine*, them to one -inrt o< clothes TWord has com* from Wa.'trfngeon ! not to force th* uniform issue with them at the present time Thr*’i artillery otfl* *rs have been ordered »<• i *-port at Fort Sill Mon | day moinint; f**r a tlir*-*- months’ course in the school of fir* Th*- rep resenfative o) th* Three Hundred j find Tw -pt* eighth Field Artillery I w-11l be Major A l)onn*'llv. of Mlf -1 waukce The representative of the Three Hundred and Twenty ninth field irtillery will be Major t'arl M [)* ;iktn. of Tterroit The represent;! t \*' of the Thre* Hundred and Thir tierh Field Artillery will be Major Wade H Carpenter, t coast .rvlill* r* man who was last atataioned at Panama. Rubber “amps may solve the I problem which has overwhelmed camp mail clerks called upon to 1 decipher mail addressed in foreign language*. Fach company ha* been ordered to prqcure a rubber stamp hearing the company, legiment and r.-*mp designations. Men expecting i mull addre ***d in foreign languages 1 or handwriting difficult to interpret ' will he instructed to send home . t *-lf addressed envelopes, on which j the rubber stamp has hetvU pressed All persons sending mail to t amp Custer should remember that every lettei must b< a: th# number of#fb« reglir.f nt and the rmtn* of the ser vice whether It b« infantry. arUl 1 lerv, or whatever it is Company I designation I* very desirable. Mt* KlVabeth R Custer, widow of the illustrious fighter for \vhoni thl* I camp i- named. !a* present'd' the »>• tr trait of th* gen eral This will be hung in division headquarters. OA ing rejections for physi cal short* oinimrs were announced : 'hi* morning: .12 *f h teirt c r 1 1 1 lerv Axel H rif k.-oo Joseph Kowns.kv William l ?a>*ut* H Ms). Daniel Par rott. William Roatrom. Hnrgs Ander s'son and Mike Hreyhryskl. I lie pot brigade -Flmli Hafcrt. AD* SLAUGHTER OF TEUTONS IS WORST SINCE YPRES, SAYS BRITISH REPORT PappAs. David F. Saaaaman and G'-orgo E. W air.c 'll7th infantry —William J Dowd. William K. Feak, l-’rederick <»ut- Knei-ht, Loula link*, Waino Keip p*>la. William W. Keller. Jo.eph K K>ii*llin. Yalmar Majuren. William F. Mennear and Tb-glna Nicholas. :*, ift*h engineer. -Joseph P. t’hurch ft*-l*l, I7rne..i A. .M.«rks, Mi* hae| Mtlo vit* h. L**uia J T’ernctta. Arthur C. * Klm»r C. t»e\-ev. Alni*>n I-’ Warlaw Pawinw.kl, flerl»ert L Pi*-k --elmann, Hilbert Schuelt. Leo F TaJ kow-ski, Bernard Tlmrner, Posta V. 1 tell a and Henry Weber. JBt h fl'ld artilierv Harry I* Amerman. « laud D. Bates. Yarn L Braddoek. Jack H. <’rayd**n. Homer Ford an*t Charles L Higgs Ammunition train Montalto Yin ■ -fn7.il. t'ito and Wilhelm Lindeke Tr. .ICOth field artillery—Edward Was zewskl. Sanitary train—Ray I>. Bolton and John Horny Signal bat all lon Alfred Stone 3?Mh machine gun batalllon—Roy | V. Doyle. SUSPiGIOUS MENNAMED BY HEFLIN La Follette Heads List He Wants Investi gated WASHINGTON, Sept :* Rep. Heflin. Alabama, last night demand cd immediate‘appointment of a house committee before which he can de nounce members of congress who, in hi* opinion, have acted disloyally. In an impassioned «peech he men tiomd the names of Senatoi LaFol- U ft* and U* ps. Rrltten and Mason, Illinois; lj.i* r. North Dako',, and Norton, North Dakota, and a.uved an in\cstigat ion so In ryuld ascertain if 11 •• i * w ere any cbnnrdtion he tween th* r conduct in cohg-e # ] 'h*- IftO.oo.i [ternstorff «*ln-«ti fund He also said that he would not be satisfied to have Speaket Clark name the members of the proposed committee, but would insist that the house elect them lie accused the speaker of unfairness toward him at a recent house session where hi was hooted. When Hntten went to the rule committee, where the speech was made, to Ar*’ if dffn.ite charges had been niadi against him. he was informed th.i> 'he stenographic i*r md would not be given out unu! Heflin h luid an opportunity tc revise it. Before this congress is over Heflin said he would name If. or M members whom he leennls ns dis loyal. as unsympathetic with their government and as men w hose con duet has been rttspibous. He piefeired. he said, a commit tee before whi* h to make his rhaiß'*. hut if one were not named, he had determined to deliver his a* cusntlons l.efore eongre-*- i*s*df. At the coming ■ invest iga’ion hr promised he would show the rela tionship. if any bet we* p »h* k*.s er’s spy system ami th*- bills by Mh son. Illinois, to lepeal 'he draft law; bv Bi'lten. Illinois, to exempt German horn citizen* from <*-rvi* »• against their fotmer fatherland, and li.i the sp» '-ch* s < f 1 .Kolb it*' Young Wife of General Sukhomlinoff Pleads To Be Sent to Prison With Husband I"FTROGRAT>, Sept 2k. Madame Sukhomlinoff. the butterfly wife of the aged former minister of war, on who'p youthful whims und frivoli ties some of hi* friends blame hi* trea< hefy to Russia, .pleaded with the government today to send h«T to prison with her husband. The formal court trial exonerated her from treason charges, hut found G«-n Sukhomlinoff guilty, ing him tc hard labor for life Many of Sukhomlinoff s former as sociates in the old regime testified that the minister s devotion to his NOON IN DETROIT: ONE CENT. Haig Wipes Out All Counter Attacks of Enemy MANY DIVISIONS ARE DECIMATED Foe Now Fighting With Back To Wall LONDON, Sept. 28. —“No slaugh-* ter of the Germans since the first battle of Ypres hat» been comparable to the terrific losses inflicted on tho enemy in the last two bnttles around Zonnebeke. lien. F. B. Maurice, di rector of operation?, asserted totb<* I'nited Press today. “Since the end of July there has be»*n practically one continuous battle for possession, of Zonnebeke Ridge, which is tha key to the whole system of Flandera ridges. The Germans are fighting thuir hardest. “in our >HSt two fights wo gained all objectives with small losses. The enemy counterattacked dozens of times, but were annihilated. “Tbe Germans employed TS per cent more divisions than we did." The World’s Only Woman Chaplain % ''-ypfr. I I h*rr irt- l|nr« of #tefrrmlnsf n’lriiil (hr itinntli. M««l or »’m« imik. In the «>»«*» «.f ‘liuhrr M*rli» lllrhnll.n in n hlrh nope not ♦tn**r# hr - fnrr nhr tvrnf .mrtr-r llrr ns Ihr i h*|»- loln of Ituwli'n nn mu rrtlmrnl, ••il»r l.nllnllon of li.-nlh," •*!»»“ Is h»« llrinl |o hr fhr onlr «nm«n nrr |r» h**l«l the post o« nnnj • li.iptnln tig llnte or n«’tlvr trnl.-r. i■ \ i it i oy k m i k.it rr.r» Mb i '«i. - •;» ie» s:*p sttton ,n iti.| . - hrt. .1 hit f • .sanUs hvr* ■f. 1 n! t i • tii* r '«.|* In tha Cotlfieum .leftrr* n at Hr !<*. Adv. wife an I h* r extra*, gant fidliM plunged him head over heels into .)* bt. It waa need for m *ney, they held, that i ;tused him to succumb to German intrigue Sukhomlinoff** appea 1 w»a b«-for* thf court of cassation today. It mav be some weeks before decislo* will be rendered M*n ntlme bln frivolous wife t*a< been transformetl by revelations of her husband'* m*nt of the price for her •'Tgur* info a devoted woman detertuinefl to share his punishment. Gen Sukhomlinoff la *»3 ye*r* old» Ills wife ia in the twentle*.