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Latin Americans fear effects of our conti nental policies, says Ernest Gilmore Gardner in next Sunday's SUN. THE WEATHER FORECAST. Fair to-day and to-morrow, with moderate temperature. Highest temperature yesterday, 8a; lowest, 68. I irtalled west her. III8II Rnd maxlM reports on page 13. VOL. LXXXII. NO. 360. NEW YORK, THURSDAY. AUGUST 26, 1915.' ihi, Iftll, by the l I'l-ttHna am' PttMMMftjf deeacMtlsn, PRICE TWO CENTS. GERMAN, TAKEN im ur ACUINHTAN 111 innoninu i vh, HELD AS A SPY Dnwlngi and Photographs of U. s. Coast Defences Found on Him. WORKED IN CARNEGIE INSTITUTE IN CAPITAL! the Descriptive tHita About New York Harbor in Suspect's Papers. , . -.ton. Aug. 13. Secret BSrYlOS I gatnts ,.r me Dapartmanl of justice to night arrested (lustave Klopsch. an em ployee of the famegie Institute here, charged with being a Herman spy. Klopsch when arrested had In his possession a suitcase filled with photo graphs ami drawings of defence fortirt ...,,,. ulone the Atlantic t 'oast. He Mil also a number of topographical drawing' of land adjacent to the fortin- .stums. It was clear that be hud ob- tslned possession of ninny important gerrets relating 10 ine coasi ucirim-p of the 1'nited Ml at i s Klopsch was born in Dresden. Oer My. Me lias been in this country four isars. he told agents of the liepartment of Justice to-night, and has taken out his eitisenahlp paper.-. althOUgt he had not completed his naturalisation. The arrest caused much excitement here in view of the tension existing be- tween 'he United State and tier-many. Oalckl) the report spread about the cap- Itsl lhal a Herman military spy had lieen arrested. The arrest took place at Klopsch . home. Mt 0 street Northwest, lie was sullen when taken Into custody and re futed to make any explanation He said he had been trying to get the location of every Marconi station on the Atlantic roast. Permission bad been given Mm to make the photographs and drawings of Kort Monroe, the only fortmcatloii P otecting the entrance to Hampton Hoaris. Va.. by s drunken sentry at the fort, he said. WHS 'W'otcliril Several a. A Bruce Hlelaski. chief of I he se cret service bureau of the Department of Justice, made the arrest With the assistance of two other operative?. Kopsch had been under surveillance for several days, but for reasons know: only to the Government agents the ar rest was postponed until to-night. The Herman did not resist arrest Ho aske.! what charge had been made against htm and was told that his ar rest was due to his possess. on of the draw rigs and photos embodying inlli tr sectets of the 1'nited State. oareful search was made of I K ii s room, but no inoilmtnaUng erldenoe a.- dlsoovarsd except thai Which lie had gathered in a suitcase. It was suggv-ted that he was preparing to leave Washington with this Informa tion and that the secret service agents, knowing his intention, made up their minds that his arrest oould not ! longer postponed. Ths delay thus far la understood to have been due to the desire of At- toiney-Ueneral Hregoiy to get all ik s lis svldenoe against Klopsch before disclosing lhal ha Wag under suspicion. The Department of .lustre's repre ssntatlves guarded carefully the papsra 'h were fi.un.l In KlOpSCh 'S tiosses lon Ii was learned authoritatively that the tintainei detailed drawings of Fort MeHenry ne.r Baltimore, of r'ort Mon roe and other coast defences along the Atlantic toast as ut.t descriptive ell as topographical of the land around Va. and New fork I ! t..n Ho is hsrl win i.ei it. in ion To-doy, Klopsch was place! in the custody of Fein , I prison authorities to-night, and II Is probable that he will get a prellm- leaiing to-morrow. He will be .harge.l Willi violating the Federal etat- 1 1 forbidding any parson to make pho tographs or drawings of fortifications of he l'nlted states without permission or to h,ie such photographs or drawings In h - possession. Tins law was enacted only a few years sge when it was dlaoovered that there 0 Pederal law to punish a Japan- v who was discovered making I ,r. of the fortifications at Cor reildor Island In the Philippines, 'In. spcclhV statute to be invoked against Klopsch Is Article 3 of tin act of I'll which prohibits any one from mak- j oi obtaining drawings or plctutfa I might "impair the defences tf the l'nlted Slat.-' The penalty for a vio Utlon of tills statute Is a flne of 11,000 e i as year's imprisonment or both. K opsch has been employed at 'he P rt n.e Institute here for two years as nstrutnent maker. The incident probably will pass with- ii' rompllestlOUS, as Germany Is lit - luaiij certain to disavow any oonn - tion with the alleged epy, In pursuance With Ihs usuil procedure in such cases lumber German Hi-Inn M.I.I. It v.ts pointed out to-iight that fo r lime army and navy official bait lli.it foreign governments ha.t siiiwi in this nauntrv. (iccurrences like ihs arrest of KlopaoS, with such ap - I i.ii'., strong evidence of his opera - " -. iiaie ife.'n i.ii.-, ini,.,ti. Iteteitly ,.,...l If. ill, was srrestsd hi s.-cret sen i.. i.-i.. Ids. He Is being held under i-lnngton for a hearing. rders from which lies i se, postponed repeatedly. It. 'he lasl few weeks there have been repeated minora of the presence of SC- ei service agents of the Gorman Gov- ' llleill In tiie State ami Navy depart enU As far as Is known, however, r il ling has come of these report.!, al Ugll It 1 understood that lime 1 e'.a'e- secret service agents have been soiive in their sndaavora to ferret out SU' h pci sons. edisons eyes hurt AS HE EXPERIMENTS Hrror df Laboratory Assistant Sends Potltfltl Into In ventor's Face, r.r OtAMOl, N. J.. Ann 2:,. I Through the error of an assistant a I quantity of potash was thrown into ihe! fa m or Thomas a Kdison this after-1 noon while the inventor was working In one of hiji chetnlc.il plum- ut Silver Lake, nr.ir Newark The solution caused severe smarting of the Inventor's yen, but Mrs. Kdison Said to-night that weie not Injured an I that Mr BdlSon was again at work In his home The silver Lain plants, of which Mr. Killson has two. arc useil for the manu facture of aniline ile. henitol. c a r hoi ic i acid ami other producta, a branch of I Mr. Edison's bualneaa which has roam ! largely since the cutting off of the nor- mm supply of chemical producta from Uermany. Heccntly residents of the neighborhood have been complaining of the odors produced by the plants, and I for the past two weeks Mr. Kdison has bain working night and day In an ef fort to reduce the odors. It was while he was conducting ex periments along this line at I O'clock) i nis anernoon mat the accident oc curred. Mr. Kdison. assisted by rrader rk ou one of h(B mo))t lxptr(neC( lieperg was working with a filter use.1 )n ,h(, production or carbolic acid. Mi Kdison was leaning over the apparatus when Ott opened a Wrong stopcock and the solution of potash in the niter was tin own into Mr. I'alison's face. The inventor ran to a sink near by and bathed his face and eyes with water, and first aid was administered from a k:t kept handy In the laboratory. The solu tion was weak, and the muck steps taken to counteract It. according to the State ments made to-nlsht, prevented the DOS" gMIty of any permanent Injury to Mr, Edison's sight. After treatment had been given in the GIRL OF 12 CHARGED WITH AUTO KILLING Police Say She Started 'ir it ml Caused Death of Another Child. A girl of 12. thin of face and small of body, stood In the detective bureau at Police Headquarters yesterday, her sharp shoulders shaking convulsively. She had just been brought in by two detectives and charged with homicide With having caused the death of another little girl, sister of her own best friend. She Is Catherine Slevln of 30i Spring street. The child killed was Klisabeth Johnson. years old, of the same ad dress. The charge Is that Catherine set In motlcn a three ton electric truck, the dr'eer of which was absent, while the younger gild stood lit rot i oi ii Catherine, with Jimnile and Agues Johnson, brother and sister of the dead girl Slid Helen lllckey of 161 lircen Wtch street, were plaving together early yesterday afternoon. KIlBabsth John son was hovering near. An electric truck owned by It C. Williams o., wholesale grocers of SI Hudson street, stood on Renwlek street, just around the corner from the tenement house where the children H'' John McNulty. driver of the truck, lives In the same house ani he had left his tin k at the corner wnile he went to his home for lunch. , The children were playing around tne truck and In some way it was started. Elisabeth Johnson stootl on the curb a few feet In front of the truck; her dress wan caught In one of the wheels anil she was pulled from her feel ami run over, she was instantly killed. nrsl reports said that an unknown boy had moved the lever which starieii the truck, but t'eteciive i in aftSI S three hour Investigation that Catherine was responsible So she was arrested and taken to Headquarters, vvnere she denied she nail toucneu ine lever. unlv in cases punishable by death or life 'imprisonment can children I charged with crime. When Coroner Weinberg learned f the action of the police he directed that Catherine glevln sent to the Children's Society. She will be arraigned before the Coroner this morning. Mlsa Ethel Barman, 20 years old, who hves at ItSd street and Union avenue, The Bronx, was struck by an automol hurrying to escape an avalanche of tire snainee yesterday afternoon at Seven teenth street and HlKth avenue. Tttsre Ii no traffic policeman stationed at thte ,,. viss Herman Is 111 the New v,,ru ttosoltal, wh she ii. ay tile of .. fracture of the skull and internal in- Juries. - motorcyclist who from papsra found In 'his pockets the police l Iieve may bj Fi ink Creed, aalesman of i"n Broadway, was hit at sixty-tust street ami Pa avanue lust night by an auto mobile owned bj Dr, M. U Plnco of 1 1-' East Haventy-rounn sn,-et. died at midnight Hospital. the Presbyterian MAN IS KILLED BY AUTO. dieted in He " WSgg limner ut Car Lucked I . A man believed t Kobe' t A. Klson i died in Bsllevue Hospn.i earn una 1 mornrng ahortl) after being run over oy , .,itnotiile while crossing BfOadWS) 1 at Tntn-lll -it. l.ee H Rosen- i mn a t t-iu.-i u shirts al 4li Worth Street, w lit I lliesfat III , rr-t r.tt.. .... nue. was locked up in the west rmr- t eth street police station cnargeo wo.i ' hollllclda tr Wits driving 'he car. which 1 lie said was OWnsd by himself anil Ira : i.ewis of "77 we-i End avsnui In Eicon's ptsiiet was a card WHICH read. "In case of accident notify George itani. United Commercial Association. I I'ti. a. n. v iii ihe automobile arlt'i Rossnthaj were .Milton Behr, who said he lived at the Hotel McAJpin, ami Mun roe i. liardvth ot iii West 144th street. M HP 1 1 alllaw Thomas A. Edison. planl laboratory Mr Kdison got into Ills automobile and vraa tarried to his l-ome at Mewellvn I'ark. W est I 'range. His tyes w. re st.u smarting somewhat whan he reached home. After changing hi clothes ani getting something to eat. however, Mr. Bdlgon sent for some of Ms assistants anil resumed his experi ments in the laboratory in his home. Mr. Kdison uses the carbolic acid he makes in the manufacture of phono graph records When re war stopped the Importation Ol benxol he extended the operation! of his plants to make larger quantities of benBOl and took up the manufacture of aniline dyes, express ing the hope that other Americans would follow his example and thus emancipate American de Users from their depend- nice on the Oerman supply. GREGORY SEES DANGER IN THE SEAMEN'S LAW Roporta to Wilson Measure Will Kill I . S. shipping I ii less Chantred. WaaHINUTON, Aug II Attorne -i len eral Qrsgory sent to the White House lo-day an opinion on the seamen's law Which Administration officials believe Will force tnr I'l'SSldOOt to urge an nn- portam amendmeni upon congrrss Tiie opinion bears Upon se.tion It of tn. law which relates to safety precautions on pa-s.-nger Mc.iine-s phlng Iwtwreu the linleil Stabs and foreign ports. It upholds tiie opinion rendered some time ago by Mr Thurman. Solicitor of the Department of Commerce Solicitor Thurman held that previous enactments regarding inspections and safety precautions untitled virtually ail of the Important snip owning nations to exomptlon from the rigorous provisions of section 14, and in effect that these lirasuc provisions could be enforced only in the case oi' ships having American registry, it was recognised when the Thuiman on. icon was rendered that if upheld by the Attorney -General it would make the enforcement f ths law a death blow to American shipping, for i. would buidsn such American Internets with a tremendous handicap The Attut ney-i ienet al s opinion has not been examined yet by the President or by any White House official. Ad ministration officials iad made no secret of their opinion In the last several weeks, however, that unless the Ailoi nev ien. eral found some way to a-rmit the even application t-f the seaman s law to all or the transooeamlc ships operating out f American potts it would he necessary io tei.eal the piovlsions r ue. ii..ii j or else nullify the exemption clauses of earlier statutes. The President Is expected to it-ad the opinion to-morrow and soon thereafter to let bis purposes regarding legislative action ie known "GONE. BUT NOT FORGOTTEN.'' Bryan' Same Uppenrs on Vesler ggy'S Neulrnlll) I'rorlnniBtlon. Vl'ASIIINOTON, Aug M. Conforming to custom, the L'nlted States Issued a proclamation to-day setting forth its neutrality In ths wai recently declared againal Turkey by Italy. It was decided a a matter of con venlenoO to use the form that was em ployed when Italy declared war on Auu tra-Hungary Dates ami names wepi changed all light in this latest proc lamation of neutrality, but somebody in tiie state Department failed to note mat tin-re had been a change in tne nil ie of Sc. -retary or Slate. The presldent'a sig.iature lo the pro? lamatlon was attested in th' was i "w j. Bryan, secretary of state." "(lone, but not forgotten,' was the -i neral comment caused by ihe appear- ance of the proclamation. MOSQUITOES NEARLY KILL HIM. Man Caught ' Iwaasp i Bsasaed Jgal In Time. c.m. iiwki. i.. N J.. Aug. II. For two hours this afternoon Lewis L. Helss of New Vork city lay in a swamp in the Itig Pierce MeadoWN unconscious from the pain of a sprained ankle ami frhm mosquito bites. When he was discovered hi;, face, bands and legs were badly swollen. He hail been camping with William Broom, Morris Rossnflsld ami Morris I. Leits. This morning he left them, to pick blackberries, lie got into tne swamp nnd sprained his ankle, lie tried to get back to camp, but was forced to sit down. The mOjgqUltOSg then attacked him, and after trying to tight them off and to move toward camp he lost con sciousness and two hours later wua found by hlH friends Virat in in apgjMa WATER. (Or, iso cake uf lis glass sloppsrud bottlas. -Ai. U. S. TO TAKE FULL CONTROL OF HAYTI FinnneiRl I'rotetorato to Bel Most Raitlral step Ever Taken, TO HE BACKED BY' ARMS I' acta sum Will Regulate Ra pease, of Oorerntnenl and P5 All Hills. WAMtttafOM. Aug SI.- The Nnnneln.1 protectorate which the United S ates In-1 lmd to extend over the Ilnytian C,nv- eminent goes COnslderSbl) furlhrt than I that which Is now exercise I ivei the1 Qoremmem .if Hanto Domingo The treaty which the Unlttd States j seeking to negotiate with the llnvtlan tjovrrnmeiit Is the most radical step SVtr taken b) this ;overnnient In the way of control of the Caribbean coun Dies with the possible ex.epuon of the I protectorate over Cuba Official here sre convinced thai re- j 'cent disorders in Haiti have been pro-1 ; moted by professional revolutionists for I ! the purpose of furthering their own self. . 1 ish interests. i Accordingly, the United State is pre- pare 1 to land in ttaytl such forces as I may be necessary :o reestablish a stable Oovernmenl The authorities In wash- Ington are dOOVinesd that Hie American policy will have the support of the gnat mass of the HayHan people Tfeati is Radlsail, The proposetl treaty With llati g"' s , further In giving the l'nlted States con trol over Haytl'S finances tlian does the convention untb-r Which the United States collects and supervises the cus toms receipts in Santo Domingo. Under the ganto Domingo arrange- I nient the United States retains merely a certain percentage of the receipts. 1 Which la set aside and used In the Day men! of Santo Domingo's foreign credi tors The balance of the receipts are turned over to the Santo Donnngans In the case of the treats which the 1'nited St ites is now insisting that llnyti acospi tiie agents of this Government are to retain a measure of control not only over the mOOSyS to be applied to i liaytl's foreign creditors but alsu over the funds that are ussd In th running the llaytlan Ouveriimeni It is understood thai the l'nltr.1 States has deeded upon this more advanced form of a protectorate because of its exp.rlen.es In Santo Domingo It found tiiat the balance over which the Santo Domlngana ha I control was the cause of uprisings anil otne, irouni It was learned here to-nlghi also mat In the course of the negotiatlona thus tar representative of the Hayttan OOV ernment offered ihe I'mieti states a coal ing station at Mole St. Nicholas, a site that has long been desired by European Governmenta, partloularl) Germany. 1'resideiit Wilson rejected the offer of Mole st Nicholas as evidence that this Oovarnmsm is not selflshly seek ing territoii.il aggrandladment. t I ut, n I ii. u saiiporl. Advices from I'ort au Prince indi cate tiiat the Haytlan Senate is not in entire accord with the treaty propose,! by the 1'nited States, under which this Oovernmenl proposes to take over Hay tlan affairs and administer them for a period of ten years. President D'ArtlgUSnaVS anil his Cabi net, who were put Into power through the support of the United Stales, favor the American policy, but the Senate ap pears to be disposed to throw obstacles in the way of the American programme While the State Department is not fully advised us to the conditions the Ma -Hun Senate would Impose, it Is appar ent that the legislative body looks with disfavor upon the interference of the 1'nited Stales In the republic's affairs Should the Senate refuse to agree to 'the proposed treaty the American naval fortes, commanded by Admiral Caper ton. will take over all the custom houses in Haiti and proceed to administer goi- sranwnis w T."' ,' "" ,' in l ie inniruiuvm to... t n.-n .... ...i-v of negotiations between the I niteU states and President D'Artlguenave, I n using 's Slnteinenl. ROOSrl Lansing. Seiretaty of Slate, made this brief statement to-dni rela tive to the purposes of the l'nlted States in intervening in llnyti I We have only one purpose, that Is to help the Haitian people ami prevent them from b.ing exploited by irresponsible revolutionists, These are not properl) involutions; they are unorganised enterprises which in volve no question of principle, and they are ruining Ihe country While the) are In progress peo ple ale stalling in lie streets of . Port au Prince because they cannot secure the supplies of food Which abound in thS country. Tilings have ' been going from bail to wmse and something must be done The United states Oovernmenl ha ' no purpose of aggression and is en tirely disinterested In promoting this protectorate. We have not even asked for Mole St Nicholas Within ths next ten days the naval forces In llaytlan waters will be largel) augmented, Offlolala here are not ap prehensile of any formidable armed movsment in opposition to the American occupation, but they are preparing for any emergency that may arise. Capt. Beach, commander or the cruiser Washington, has Just returned from Haytl. He hail a long conference to-day with the Secretary of State and ! Assistant Sicretary of the Navy Koose- 1 VSlt. H Is understood that dipt. Beach informed these two officials that ths majority of ihe Haytlan t pic. who are wearied of the successive revolu tionary movements, weicomeit tne ar rival of ths American forces. Capt. Beach further Informed Mr Lan sing and Mi. Rooaevsll that D'Ar tlgusnave's election as President was the hist affair of the kind that had 1 been held in Haiti In many months j whet'" duress was not exercised by one 1 of the several revolutionary parties In 1 existence In Haiti. Ospt, lleach mads it plain Hint while there would be op. I position to the proposetl tie.il by revo lutionary loaders in the main, the Hay tlan people would approve ti e arrange mrnl and give It Iht it heart v support, Al prsssni tin Unltgd states Is la charge oi font of the ten custom houses In Haytl. FATE OF BELGIUM MENACES BULGARIA Teuton Annies. Now Mussed, Ready to strike at Balkan Notion, Mt'ST HELD OR FIGHT Serbia Real leu to Allies May Hranl What Hulmn-s Beinand. grrWri eaMi BjnMe fa TBI its London, Aug. 26. The correspondent if the Tones nt Bucharest telegraphs that strong Indications elst that Ar- irla and Oertneny are preparing to ra peat th) trsstnu I i-inimn In the I case of Bulgaria Many terts are ai hand, he says, that the Anstrians are concentrating troop.- on the north ban; of the Danube Freight wattle bet we. -a Rumania and Hungsri has been sImo- bitelv suspended, and pa-senger service has been confined to one train dally This, be believes Is undoubtedly one 10 the passage ..f troops southward tragi QallCM. The new offensive against Serbia, the correepondeM says. 111 be confined to the SOStSrtl corner, owing largely to the topographical difficult ;. s of the western part Of the COUntr) The ohjet will lie. ie iK-iieves. to advance through the iiortueaalern pari in mium i Bulgaria, rla Wldln. nmi Balogradchik. I lO Sotla There Is reason to believe that the J I 'librarian Cnvernment has lieen In-j ft. l ined of Hie Intended aggression. Ill I case Bulgaria offers reslatanca effort will be made to Ms' uion her the fate of Belgium, while f sne acquiesces In QOrman) s plans she will rOCSive free , hand in deeding With Serbia and exact ' lug vengeance for the humillat.ona of ! iu i Tiie eorreapondeni sas he is not In formed respecting Bulgaria's probable action, bu; there Is no doubt that Bul garia knows mat Rumania would be strong!) opposed p an attack on Serbia There Is nothing to Indicate what Ku manla'e attiiuie will be if the Austrlana and Germans act ae staled Vet, if Rumania and Bulgaria should unite in opposition t" Teutonic aguie Stan, an invasion of either country would be a ditllt ult matter Bulgaria ami Itu- mania together could put ,000,400 men j nij A"'"K various reports teach.,. 8 London respecting the Hakan situation. ,tie T,,:i M.lnt is the belleT that Serbia has t egret full;, yielded to the presenta tions of ths Bntsnts Posts ra thai shs must concede the Bulgarian demands if-gSU-dlng slacsdoma. It cannot he defi nitely stated e.-n now, however, tiiat Serbia has actually acquiesced, but aM Indications ikum to that probability, it Will I a bitter dose for Serbia to swal low, but It Is bslisvsd among the Ell- t, nic diplomat.- that the cession of Mace donia lo Bulgaria la the only way out of the difficult) and to prevent Bulgarian aggrsoslon It Is sanl that Rumania will never abandon lor poll,') of neutrality until shs Is assured of Bulgaria's attitude, ami Rumania's help against Austria Is rsgardsd as an essential pan of the nolle) of the Entente Powers, duch help is not to be expected if Bulgaria proves hosuie to the vibes. Neither Rumalns nor Bulairla has vet made any definite disclosure of intentions, but opinion .ere inclines to the view that the solution will 1 favorable to the Allies. Tins opinion ha ieeri strengthened by the fact that M Venlseloe is sgsln at the head til the Greek Government, it is now reported t at the Greek Government is nut ting forth evari effort to prevent contraband from reaching th Tmks GAS TO KILL MOSQUITOES. ileelrle Process lo lie Tried in eiv Jersey. ajMsaagTM, N . Aug -'.'' -Ilectrlclt) will soon be tri.-.i by the Cnlon Count) Mosquito Extermination Commission aa a means for doing awav with tthe In sects. An elect in- process by which an Insecticide la generated ill the f Ml Of chlorine ga- n solution will be used This solution Will he applied to tin soil .. . . .. i t ., .. . v t.. t ntt.-ot w ill Hist ie tr'ed iii the Hay way meadows, staie BntOnMlOgUI Headier will witness the ; cMrlmeM i The marshes will he surcharged with . . . . .I.,.iri, lt-. M a'la.- ie.l to C.U OOII 7...11 ........ r.a I ii. slaelrleUt sei.eiated In ' giisolene engines ot mot rs to cause the I chlorine gas to rise from the earth anil kill the S.I III, w mosquitoes ' he pi ll also kill Hie egg". t-ess. it la: v il ls DOGS TRAIL PASTOR'S SLAYERS. led era I u I liorl I le liieslBle Ileal h of Hie Rev. Kaiser. CHICAOO, Aug. IT. taken from Crown I ton hi She! Iff lleiirv ami started on Ihe HI Ihounds wen lint. Ind., to Tolles Whittaker lo-nlghl l rail of t he intll derers of the Rei Kdmund n h mayeer, pastor of 81 John's German Evangelical Lutheran Clton-h. who tins laken from his home, bound, gagged snd shot to deal I last night Federal authorities hastened the In vestigation t.f threatening letters which hud i n written to Kaiser ami turned j over ths offlcor by him. These let- i tars are thought to liavs been inspired I by ills pro-German utteruncea. which in- eluded frequent editorial contributions to i Gary papers, anil the constant willing m ss io argue merits of the European I win BELIEVE 96 DIED AT SEA. I n 11 ti I mil VOi (im'!iil l.lvt I 0 fur thv lnrol jnt. Nicw (MtiiKANH, Aim. S5. -4 rltlctliU of tiia Ui.Uod Krmt 'umpuiiy unnounosd lo-day thut IhO) llttV vlven UP .i"ih- (m thv wi r t f tin' Httannhlp Marowljnt with nintt y-mx MHM-ngerii Mini orW It Is holifvt'il thai tM VMVel was .Mink off the northern eoast of Cuba. She wag in ihe vitv huart (if the leu-ion weot bv tin- West Indian VirHoane Which ten days ao swvyi over ibe bull of Uloo. NEGOTIATIONS OVER ARABIC MAY SETTLE U BOAT ISSUE; CHANCELLOR CONCILIATORY MAY GIVE SATISFACTION SAYS BETHMANN-HOLLWEG flrtal I nhtf ft LoNMttt, Aug. 26 (Thursday ) The Associated I'res.s received a i snatch i hut morning fmm its oof reapondeul in Berlin to Hie effect that Dr, von Bethroann-Hollweg, he Imiierial Oerman Chancellor, had stated to him lhal If the mm miinder of a OcTtllgn submarine p reeded his instructions in sinking the stesmshlp Arable the Qermnn Government would wive fun uus facllon to the L'nlted states. i kg many s position on the sinl. ing of the Arabic was explained b) Dr von llet limnnn-llolKveg us fol lows : "As long as the circumstances surrounding the sinking of the Arable have not been fully Cleared lip it is Impossible tor me to make i definite statement. Tins far we Stand by President If He Stands by Nation T. R. A Chief Executive Is Open to Criticism, Roosevelt Says Scores "High Unbacked i'i attssi ku, n y .vug II Col The odora Koosevelt at lived here this morn ing, and In company with Osn, Wood paid a visit to the camp of military in struction for business and professional men He g .t a warm welcome from the teg. ulai army oMIceis on duty at the camp. A soon as he had greeted the officers he went through the camp on a tour of in spection. Col. Koosevelt spent practically the ei.t.ie forenoon in his inspection tour arid in shaking bands with personal frlenda among tiie "rookies' Nothing scaped his attention, and he spoke in enthusiastic terms of the site, tiie sur rounding sanitary Conditions and me general plan of the institution To-night Col. Koosevelt delivered an address t.. the members of the camp. ghortly after li.Jti the provslonal real- pient marched In com pan) formation to the titer S. 111 entre took in le of the l.itiii Mt seals on the ground In A few minutes later i leu. ... , ,t.i i .... ,1. scene iii atbiition tn the members of1 the provisional retg-lmenl there were hun dreds of regular m.I iers ami Civilians present. Col. Houeevell was frCQUCUtl) inter-' ruptsd during ills speet h by applause. ins references to the struggle i ihe llelglsns, the nscssMt) tor prepared ness It. tne tinted States and his sarcastic rofersncaa to the "peace at an) price' element in thla country being appiauued with especial warmth As the Colonel left PlattsbUrg lu nlghl, hs gave uet the folio tliUg st.He ment - "1 mil lo make 001 unit a: on Ihe statement so frsquentl) made thai av must stand by tin president, i heartl'; subscribe to th s on condition, ami only on condition, that it is followed by the atatsmein so long as the ('resident stands in tin country, .It Is dsfsaslbls to -lale that we sian.i b) the country, rtgbl or nrnnin It is sol defeasible tor any free man In a free republic In stale thai be will Stand bj an official, right or wrong, or b) anj ev nHlrlal. i "The prime duty of the litlaeil is. h. ...... i a ..I..1..A . .. . mmm I nal wh.l hs mai know to be Ihe majority opinion i of his fellow CitlgSnS, lo Insist that th ' nat take the right course ,f action. liiere Is even a stronger reason mr 1 tlem n.il.ng oy tisen unit after the Prssldent baa been given ample time to act rightly and has slthar not acted at I1 or has a. ted w r.,i,gl 'he shall be made to feel that the oil- ... .... ... t i,..u . '.. ...! m M.o've 1 1 . zens lit. ii io- o..- ' i m. mil tit' he be li.Mll ie honor and ! to the inteiest of the land The President has the light to have snhl of ban nothing but what is true lie should have sufficient lime to make his policy clear Hut as regards sup porting him in ail public policy, ami above all in International poll y, the right of any President is only to demand public support be ause tie dots well, lie cause he seri'eS the public well, and not merely because he is president. "The man who believes in peace ai an) price oi in substituting all Inclusive arbitration treaties for au arm) ana navy should instantl.t move to China. If be stays here, then more mailt) people will have to defend him, ami he Is mn worth defending "To treat elocution as a substitute fill' action, to rely upon high sounding words unbackad by deedi proof f a mimi that ilwt'lU only in Hi iral.i of ihadOW ; "Thir fxists no ftniT hoily of Aiiim and of iihitn)-" I lean rltllllfl 111 thin country than Ihor-it citizens of Herman birth or dMcan. who T H lrnlHtN niifr, jaif in nomi faith A mcrn a us and noth- ! tiiK Hsp We i-onlil ortatfl an entire nti- I Col RoOMVtll coiiKiMtulated a.l lhtiuni4 Hfjinintnt rat ion, from the Preilftent i men who had .-hated in tne lUttlbur down to the lam t'lihinei ottieer. every oatnp and the oth r oampi thrpuihout one of whoee member- would be of i;.r- tht country and Haul they had done man blood ami hoiiip of thim of Herman I their duty. H9 ad4fM tn pftrt fOllOWtt ; birth, bin all of them Americans and "Vou have the rlfht to hold your nothing else, all of them Amernans f I h tariff InKher hecaiiHe yoti t.re fulfllUng I tu h a type that the men who feel hi I I the primr duty of freMlten. Mil man N 1 do could heartily and without reserve Hi to be free unl'st he Is not merely nupport them m all our iulcmuiional re Willing but eanr 11 Al IdniHelf to nht latlnna lor hia freedom, and no man ran flKht ' "Tiie profeeelonal Uerinail American for hlfl freedom unleM lie Ik trained :u-t In conjunction with fellowH. 'The wo; .t of .til feeling til arouse jin otherH the fueling ot upnteniPl I Tnose men have meun houIh who ih site ! that this nation Hhall not hi tit to tie- find its own name ami tnai ! ihall not ponaeKS a high and its Hon a resolute ! temper- Hut even men of BgOlll heart I Mfi V remtniber that whi tUe jiuur for fxtO In Tin Si s have rscslvsd no report about it. NOW we go not even know whether the sinking of the ship was caused bj mine or bj a tornado Bred from a Oerman submarine, nor do we know whether In this latter i-ase the Arabic herself may not by her actions, perhaps, have Justified the proceedings of the commander of the submarine. "Only after ail ther circum stances have laen Cleared up Will it is. possible to aay whether the commander of one of our sub marines went beyond his instruc tions. In which case the imperial Government would not hesitate to give such complete satisfaction to the l'nlted States as Would run torn to the friendly relations ex istinK between loth rioveriiments.' Sounding Words bv Action." action has struck no courage will avuil unless 'here has been thorough training, thorough preparation lu advance. "The greatest need for this country is a fti st class navy. "Next we need a thoroughly trained tegular or professional arm) t" 100,000 mt ii If we have universal military ser vice and of at least 100,000 men if we do not have euch universal military ser vice "Hut the professional navy and the pi tft-ssional army are not enough. Free d1 zens should ie able to do their own flghtiiu. The professlonsl pacifist is as much out of place in a democracy as la the isiltrtMin himself, ami he is no be'ter Cltlsep than the poltroon scores the I'aclUclsts. "Probabh no iniv of cltiaens .n thr I United state- during the last five rears i lot- w-ought so efficiently for national 1 decadence and international degrada- i lion as the professional pacifists, the peace at any price men. who have tried i to tea. h our people that silly all inchl- ' give arbitration treaties and the utier- snee of fatuous platitudes at peace con- gresaes ar suic-muies lor iioeninn , 1 1 1 , rv nr.ni f.rln... Tlte.. r.e.,1,1.. -t re i et eking to Chttiafy this country. It is an abhorrent thing to make a w-;iti:on or an uniusi war. n is an au ansntot or an unjust war. horrent iliing to trespass on the rights of the weak Hut It is an utterly con temptible thing to be unable ami un willing to tight foi one's own rights in the first place, anil then. If possessed of sufficient loftiness of soul. U fight fur the rights of the weak i ho are wrong.-.! "For thirteen months America has played an Ignoble part among the na t ons. Wt have tatnel) submitted to seeing the weak, whom had cov enanted to protect. Wronged We have seen tun men, women ami children mur dered ott tiie high seas without action on our part, We have used elocution t substituls for actlot Burlng tins time our Governmi nt has hot taken il-e stn i.lest step in tin- way of preparedness to d fend pur own rights V. t these thirteen mouths have made evident the lamentable fact that force is more dominant now in the affairs of Ihe world than ever before, that the most powerful of modem milltur) na tions is utterly brutal and ruthless In Its disregard of Internationa, morality, and that righteousness divorced from force is utterly funic. Reliance upon high sounding words unbacked by deeds Is proof of a mind that dwells only in Ihe realm of shadow and of sham I "Inasmuch as we as a natiOl have J?" "''''''" ha,eie for national de fence during th,. past thirteen nr. nibs, the time when during all cur his tor) .if.defence. it is well that pr.va-e indl- initials should hate tried, hotletet in sufficiently, to provide some kind ..f a substitute for proper governmental ac tion. "Camps like this are lue lien possible antidotes to hyphenated Americanism The worst t'.lng that OOUKl befall 'his country would be to have the Ameri can nation become a tangle of jangling ngtionalttlss, a k- a of German Ameri cana, Irish Americans. English Ameri cana and French Americans, If divided In such fashion we shall most teriaiult fall. We can stand as a nation only 'f we are genuinely united. "The events "f the past year have shown u that in any crisis the hyphen ated American is an active force against America, an active force for Wrongdoing. The effort lo hoist two tlags mi tin- same flagpole always means that tme flag is hoisted underneath! and the hyphenated American invariably hoists the flag of the l'nlted Slates under neath. We must all be Americans ami ! nothing else. I. amis Smiir lirrniMii. lo iha. shown himself within the ul twelve monthH to be an enemy to ihis eountrv as well as lo humaiiit. The recent ex posures of the way in Which these Her man American hav worked together with the emissaries of Ihe tier man tiov eminent often by direct corrupt Ion HgaluMt the iutegrlt) of American tnatl t uadMicd qh JSwvnd 2'uge. Washington Hopes But Isn't sine That Diplomacy ill Solve Problem, UKHMANY TO MAKK A 31 KXDS1F YVKONU Chancellor so stales. iut Sajs Govern men! Hasn't Received Report. BKKMN MAY HEED WARNING OF ENVOY American Officials Think View Has Changed Await Gerard's statement. WaSHINOTON, Aug 2.V -In compliance with Germany's reqinst iha Admlnlstfg Hon has now entered upon a period of waiting for the Berlin report on the sink ing of the Arabic iti the meantime the Stat. Department Is gathering further evidence through Ambassador Page at Ijondon. but action will not be taken until Germ. iny's sale of the case is of ficially before this Oovernmsnt The rt-lie' which the Imperial GovsrB ment's communication on Ihe Arable brought io the President ami ins ad visers became more appare t to-day There is no doubt now that the) regaid this communication of the utmost Im portance, n U only as affording giound for nope tint . nsis ou r the Gorman attack on the White Star liner will be alerted, but also as suggesting the pos sibility of reaching a satisfactory Ut der- standlng In regard t" the sntlrs sub marine issue. From i (-liable louivm It w as leained to da) that the Administration does not regard the German communication in itself as a disavowal of the Arabic in- cident. but ii does feel tii.it the com munication is a siep which ultimately may lead to that result ami poaslbl) to nth r Asvorabla developments Tone More Hnrinonloua. The Administration attaches more Im portance to the gsnersl mn. of the in structions to Count von Her: stuff than it does to any single statement contained therein, in no other communication has German) SO clearly indicated her tb-slre to avoid a break with the l'nlted Stat-e or so warml) expressed her solicitude r.ir the w p. tr.- ..f Americans travelling I on Ihe high seas So hopeful aie Washington utrbiatg over the latest turn In ennts that a dSISrmlnsd effort is IO be made in con tie Hot with Ihi Arabic case lo r.ch a iin.il understanding with German) on the entire submarine controversy. The President will s.-cU i I make this .as definitely Itle the issu.s between the tinted States a d German) ami to ob- tain ft prmauy no t only a tlisai on al. ;.ut gu irs ntees ; many thus far hi demands contait last note, anil M. to the future. ller . failed ! reply to the d in the President's w in . w ill ssiaa upon tin opportuntt) lo tr) to bring about a "Showdown" "n the entire submarine issue. as vi.we.i in Washington, howsvsr, there is lut e likelihood of tins broader aspect of th problem overshadowing tiie effort to settle tiie trabit case as in- immediate cause ..f iha nsis The relief of tin- Prealdent ami hla advlaerg over the favorable turn of events in the laat IW nty-toiir hours is loo apparent to suppose that tiiet will risk forcing a break with German) if the cause of the prsssni acuta situation cm be removed, even though eeeuraticea as to usr many'a future conduct are not obtained. The Admlwietrnitlon'a hops in regard to the submarine isu. were further an oouragad b unofficial etiuemenu made t,, ,i b) close frlsnds 'f Count von Hern Mtorfl to ths effect 'hat lie believes the Inatructions from Berlin foreshadowed got Ion by iiie ItorUn Govornmoiit wluoh will ave-i a crisis. The Pros. ticnt was Informed through frleisla of the Am baasador that tlarmauy desires to medn ta n friendly relation with the United Slates ami the belief WSS ep! H-Stsl that the next aaag fn of a favorable charai im Bel lin w. lull) he May Rettle hole ineatlani vVufd raaohed Waahliwlon from re liable tUti rtore that Amha ador von I Berne tor ff i" more than plea.! ovr the OUtlOOk rot an adjustment of the pres ent acuta siiuatioii ami pa ibly a par i maneiH eitWmenl "f the rttttaranogg be twftm dermany ami Uie niHtad stas. Th ilwman AmbaawwJori according to his fremK is Inolinad to believe that , ins ftovarnmeul about to adopl tho views which he ba halt! for a long tlmg as to tiie wWlom and neennity of ineet iui: moil- fully the onttmaitt in the Tinted States. Ilicidetltall) it may 1n H.i,d tluU fount yon BernatorfTn "alock' hag nnen in i Adtnliilatratton ctrolaa Thara was a time when the I' resident and hlg griVlggrg did iitt take vei nertoualy the irfnnan ( AnVbaaamlor'a on tin iibma,rm issue be ause ii was apparent they wore I not hetllg followed by the lierlln liov- arnmout, ii has been wall known from : ih haltmin of ihe I'onlnnwsv that Count von Hernatorf? has favorexl a more conciliatory policy on the part of l'.crhn and has repaatorily made ret-on. menrta tlona m that direction to big upeirior otTi'-ers. The . ommunlcatlon i ierina ! y eatardg) , t r calved k from lnioiprts0 by Washington officials iudicatlDs that