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Y6 cwr he babe is NO0. 3 9 82. WATRI-4P-* OsuN6. WASH1I(G~ON0 D7 C., SUNDAY, ME 11917l TWO CUSTh SENATE PASSES NEWBOND BILL Issue of $11,538,000,000 Certificates Authorized. La Follette Protests. The Senate, without even a record vote. yesterday passed the $11,5;|8. EO bond hill which, in view of the fact that the simple amendments in corporated during its progresa through the Senate do not deal with the fun damentals of the legislation. will prob ably be accepted by the House with the delay of only an hour or so and be ready for the President's gig nature within two days. The interest in yesterday's debate centered around the efforts of Senator La Follette, of Wisconsin. to force iato the bill a definition of the dura tion of the bonds and certificates which it authorizes. He urged that, as never before in the history of the Unrited States a loan had been floated Which did not in express terms speci fy the duration of the life of the securities which it authorized, that such a definition should be written Into this bill. He was supported in his contention by only fifteen of the fifty-four Senators present. Senators Borah. Bradv. Curtis. Kenyon. Jones. of Washington: Johnson. of Califor hiaa: Poindexter. Sterling. Harding. Norrls and Il Follett, Repqblieans. and Senators King. Vardaman. Pom erene and Husting. Democrats. voted for the limitations set forth in the La Follette amendment. La Fellette's Objeetien. As originally drafted. the Ia Fol lette ameniment specified that the bonds authorized in the pending bill should be redeemable in not less than five nor more than twenty years. Pur suant to the suggestion of Senator Harding. L-a Follette accepted the suggestion that the amendment should be made to read not less than seven nor more than thirty years. In condemning the methods employ ed in providing for the new loan. Senator La Follette Insisted that he was not suriing to block the enact Trent of the bond bill. He Insisted that the position he had taken was in consonance with proper financier Ing and the scientific solution of the situation. He urged that greater at tention should have, been paid to the refunding feature of such legislation and that the issue should be made with a com-lete understanding as t< just what life the bonds would have. CONMRSS INVITED T VISIT WAR AREA , Presiding Officers of Parliament In vite Solons to Europe. t The second invitation within the week to visit Europe was extended to the lhouse of Representatives yes terday. It came in the form of cable gram fron the speaker of the house of commons. J. W. Lowther, and Lord Chancellor Finlay. of the upper house of Parliament. Members of the House and Senate are invited to visit Great Britain to study British war work and go to France for a trip along the front. Discussing this invitation and that of MI. Bouillon, of the French Cham ber of Deputies, to join the Inter Allied Parliament. House leaders said yesterday the House probably would have to decline both. The Houte and Senate will be in session for some time to core. and It is even possible the session wilt continue through without interrup tion for the winter. Speaker Champ Clark holds this opinion. So much work is to be done, leaders do not deem It advisable to leave Washing ton, to say nothing of going across the ocean for several weeks. ADVANCE TO ALLIES REACHES DIG SUM Treasury Fgures Show More Than Two Billions Has Gone Abroad. Further advnnees to the allies amounted to 10O%/v . Treasury Drures show yest'rday. The sum went three ways: "reat Britain .............36. 0.000 France ...................... 4 000 Belgium ....... ....... (000 Advances to allied governments sow total r 007.,.' This is in ex se of the first liberty loan. The total was distribute. as fol lows: Breat Eritain '................ $1.0o0. . 000 France ... .............:.... 400 Italy ........................... Russia ........................ q,20.00 Belgium ....................... 34.( .00 Serbia .......................,00,00 Practically all of this money was paid by Federal Reserve Banks. Pay ment of the last Installment neces sitated heavy transfers from the in terior to New York government de positortes Kaiser Renews Separate Peace Effort, Is Report London. Sept. 15.-Circumstantial re ports reached here today that Ger many has renewed her campaign to secure a separate peace with Russia. DE~s ary already said to lhave been adse to Berta.in officials in thie Petro grad government. The failure of the Kaiser's troops to put ap any resistance to the attadta sf the Russian forces east of iga is pointed to as to proof of time new peace eftort. Home from Your Vacation? Den't ferget to send.i tyear rder fur ie HeraM. You can't afford to miss a single issue in these days when kuowledge of the mews of the world is 'ital to every home. in your order today ye THE HERALD kett Adoorst~ icr 30 bep a Pett Cad Bomb Throwhi Over Americ Vividly Red Cross Commission( Europe, Lauds Heroi sicians and How German airplanes attack unit in France, dropped bombs amon in a message received yesterday by Maj. Grayson M. P. Murphy, Red C message was made public by Henry Cross War Council, and gives the d on the United States army base hos; Text ot Cablegrasm. i "An American Red Cross inspector. who just,returned to headquarters in Paris." says Maj. Murphy's cable gram, "has brought from the United States army base hospital unit of Harvard University, one of many sim ilar institutions on the surgical sup ply list of the Anerican Red Cross, a detailed narrative of the bombing of that hospital on the night of Sep tember 4, and of the characteristic pluck and promptness with which the emergency was met. Fitssimmens Instantly Killed. "Five bombs were thrown. The ex plosions instantly killed Lieut. Will iam T. Fitzsimmons of the Medical Officers' Reserve Corps, U. S. A., and three army privates, and wounded Liett. Clarence A. McGuire, Thad dens D. Smith and Rae W. Whid den. 0. R. C. U. S. A., six privates. a woman nurse and twenty-two pa tients from the British lines, who were under treatment -there for wounds already received. The aeroplane attacked at 11 O'clock at night. Just at that time fortunate ly no convey of wounded was being received or the list of casualties would have been far greater as one of the bombs fell into the center of the large reception tent to which the wounded are first borne for exami nation. Ten seconds sufficed for the dropping of the bombs from the first flying plane and within less than a minute afterward the surgeons of the hospital were at the task of collect ing and attending those who had been struck down. And for twenty-four hours they were at work in the oper ating-room, one surgeon relieving an other when the latter from simple ex haustion could work no longer. And the next day. Just as if nothing had happened these same surgeons were I called upon to receive and care for 200 wounded sent in from the trenches of the British expeditionary force. Were Nasy Making Reunds, "The hospital which is on the French coast has L0o beds under canvas in a quadrangle 8t0 feet squar. is in a district in which there are many similar institutions and is unmistak able as a hospital. At the time the German aviator flew over it most of the surgical staff was engaged in making the rounds of the- wards. Lieut. Fitzsimmons, however, was standing at the door flap of his tent. There had been a brief warning of the presence of the bombing airplane in the neighborhood, because a quar-l Means Was H Declaration Piece A New York, Sept. 15.-Gaston nently in the death of Mrs. Maude J agent of the German government, al Attorney Swann tonight. He asserted that he had uneart paid $200,000 by Capt. Fritz von F German Embassy in Washington. Rendered Hss Serviee. Gaston B. Means, confidential busi ness adviser of Mrs. Maude A. King, who mysteriously met her death at Concord, N. C., admitted the receipt of 3200,0 for services rendered ne German government according to Dis trict Attorney Swann tonight. The, evidence, it is said, showed that this! money was paid to Means by Capt. i Frans von Papen whose recall to Germany was demanded by the United States. Von Papen was mili tary attache at the German embassy in Wasoingtolf. Means onasted over sinking. "After the Anconia was sunk." it i is said, Means boasted to a man in New York indicating he knew she was sunk by an internal explosion." It was apparent today that an ac tive defense Is being prepared for Gaston Means. A well known agency has detectives at work In his be half here. George Gordon Battle. re tained by Afton Means wilt take over the affairs of Gaston Means. Monday. Visits of Mrs. King to places al leged to be prominent gambling houses, in New York, where he was conduct-, ed by Gaston Means were revealed to the District Attorney today. "We have ens item showing ta Mrs. King .lost 1003i hsgm bling," said the '''euo."h n variably lost. -ed o know that I huing houses. tieve that the P5et Eafie In hew Y.a District Attorney Swann also an nounced he has convincing evidence that the plot for the murder of Mrs. Maude A. King. at Concord. M. C.. was hatched in New York. He stated further the evidence showed not only that preparation for the crime wae made here, hut revealed the motive. Asked what the motive disclosed the prosecutor replied: "Well it ,could be one of several. It could be for the covering of an ernbessement, a desire to get more money from some one or it could have been to hide the forgery of a will." Judge gwans said he was ready to for'ward important papers to So Ileitor- Clement in North Carolina. If the latter asks it Judge Swann said he wonld dispatch Assistant Diatrict Attorney Dooltag to Con - cord to aid in bandling the inquiry into trs. Kings death. E., ?o--s-b Dedy. aouid the North Carolina oe entor re ~danother examlnta :f a rs._ kind=' bae ameesy. Vm ag Atrocity uan Hospital rold by Majoi :r G. M. P. Murphy, ii sm of Harvard Phy Associates. d the Harvard University hospit, g the wounded and ill men, is tol, the Red Cross War Council fror ross commissioner in Europe. Th P. Davison, chairman of the Re :tailed story of the German attac ital. ter of a minute before the Sound exploding bombs was heard from point perhaps two hundred yards froi the hospital. This warning sufficed I cause all lights in the tent to be et tinguished immediately and thos who had been under tire threw tlberr selves face down upon the groun< Then came five explosions in rapi succession in the hospital itself. Th first two were directly In front c Lieut. Fitzsimmons' tent-he probabi never knew what happened to him a his body was torn to shreds. Th next two fell a hundred feet beyon In a five marques ward in which ther were many ratlents, and the la struck the reception tent. Derisively Drepped Pfetmings. Overhead there was no soun, The German aviator flew too hig to be heard. but he left his iden tity behind him, not only in th bombs he dropped, but in the deris ive handful of pfennings he seat tered upon the hospital as he whirl ed away. A number of these wer found when light came. Lieu McGuire who was in a tent adjoir ing that of Lieut. Fitzsimmoni was struck by three bomb frap ments but was not seriously wound ed. His escape was narrow as ther was more than a hundred holes et in his tent. Lieut. Smith wa struck in the knee and Lieutentar; Whidden in the chest while in thei tents, the officers' section of th quadrangle. The private soldiers Injured'wer on duty as orderlies In the reer tion tent and the bomb fell almoi upon them. So severely was Pr vate Aubrey S. McLood Injured tha it was necessary to amputate h: legs that night. Although the e: ploding bombs created horror in It hospital there was not the slighl est sign of panic and the work c discovering the woundea and co lecting them was begun Immediate ly. Many of the injured had bee blown from their cots, some eve outside their tents where they wer found tangled up in the tent rope: The American nurse. althoug struck in the face by a fragmer of a shell from the bomb refused t be relieved and remained at he task. In the operlting room Capt! Horace Binney and Elliott, wit their assistants, worked all nigt long." Maj. Murphy reported that al of the injured were reported to b doing well. un Agent, !, as Police rurder Puzzh B. Means, who is figuring promi k. King at Concord, 1N. C., was a :cording to a statement by Distric hed evidence that Means had bee apen, former naval attache at th Schultz. of his office, "the most ex perienced man in that line in th nited States." Martin Van Buren. who is rep resenting P. G. McDuffle, counsel fo Mrs. King's mother here, today gav out a long statement on the case He declared he has found a vaul in a bank in this city belonging t. Mrs. King which he hopes to hav pened by a court order. Van Buren also stated he ho discovered that Mrs. King was sep zrated from an ItaUan she desire, to marry by a "man very close t, her." Later this same man rep resented the Italian to the wealth: widow as an adventurer whose sol, purpose was to get her money. According to Van BuPen he ha information that Gaston B. Mean was first introduced to Mrs. lin y her sister, Mrs. Melvin who pre viously had known Means' wife rhis was before Means became as sociated with the Burns Detectiv, dagency. Wrote en Suecess. Among the effects taken fron he room of Gaston B. Means her< representatives of the District At torney'a offiee today ran across i paper entitled "Fundamental Requi mites for Success in Life." It wa; written by Means when he wa, sineteen years old. ~ans gives 22 requisites for suc uAxiom Number 14 reads: "One may Influence persons b - e physical superiority; anothe r'dly manner; a thIrd by be ore;a fourth by de ":a. ffh by bon Axior* 1... r in the Meani assay sets forth: "There ia a dis tinction between a dishonest mat and a dishonest act." DRAMA LEAGUE REHFIRSALS The Drama League Players will be gin rehearsals next week for the firs production of the season, which wil be presented at the Casino Thsate October' 15. The plarers will no Stanley Houghton's ''Hindle Winks' instead of the two Shaw plays orig inally' announced. Bertram Bloeb, di rector of the players, desires to hay actors, scene painters end autios who wish to aid the players' produo tions this Iao.comanicate witi himt. Ma or Preston. of Baltistoge, hat been inited by Commission.l Bro ow-w th speak on the organs matt and operation of the Balti. .soreeonatuni maarket, at a pub tice etim' to he held here Sen. TO PUT LIMINE ON SUAR TAOE President Proclaims New 1 War Ruling to Be Ef - fective Oct. 1. President Wilson in another 1i Icensing proclamation-this time up on sugar-drew the ring a little tighter for national stimulation, conservation and distribution of the country's products during the war Jemergency. The new order goes in to effect October 1. All manufac I turers And refiners and retailers must be licensed. General super vision will be extended over all. Those who fail to observe the or ders of the Food Administration will lose thet? licenses and have their product requisitioned. This id the second proclamation In the general scheme of guard ing the nation's food supply. The a first related to grain. It Is said 4 authoritatively that a third procla I mation will be issued very soon placing coal under the licgnse pro I visions. Presidents Freelamaties. By each, the speculative margin will be eliminated and a somewhat lower price to the consumer will follow. or at least further advances 8 will be blocked, The President's proclamation 't reads: 'I, Woodrow Wilson. President of the United States of America, by virtue of the powers conferred upon me by said Act of Congress. here by find and determine and by this -. proclamation do announce that it is essential in order to carry into . effect the purposes of said act, to license the importation, manufac . ture and retining of sugar, sugar a syrups. and molasses, to the extent hereinafter specified. "All persons, firms, corporatibns and associations engaged in the . business either of importing sugar., _ of manufacturing Pugar rrom sugar cane or beets, or of refining sugar I or of manufacturing sugar syrups glor molasses except those specific t ally exempted by said act of con r gress) are herby required to secure e on or before October 1, 1917. a It cense, which license will be issued e under such rules and regulatIons governing the conduct of the busi t ness as may be prescribed. "Applications for licenses must be made to the United States Food Administration. Washington, D. C.., upon forms prepared by him for that purpose. e s "Any person, firm, corporation or association, other thin those here inbefore expected, who shall en gage in or carry on the business - jeither of importing sugar. manu "Ifacturing sugar, or refining sugar. Mlor of manufacturing suMgr -srups a or molasses after October 1. 1917. . Without first securing licenqe will I be liable to the penalties prescribed t by said act of Congress." Coal Problem Next. Within a few days. it was said. the coal problem will be placed un t der the license system. In all prob ability, the licensing system will be applied more broadly to the coal trade than to any other. Through the local boards. every dealer will be compelled to obtain a license. If ie fails to abide by the govern mnent's price, or if he obstructs the program for equitable distribution in any way, his license will be tak en away, he will be put out of business and his stock requisitioned by the government. , KAISER SEEKS NEWS , OF AMERICAN TROOPS IGermans Puzzled Over Number and Distribution of U. S. Forces. By NEWTON. C. PARKE, I. N. S. Staff Correspondent. American Field Headquarters In France, Sept. 15.-Positive informa tion has reached the intelligence de partment of the American expedition - ary force to the effect that the Ger mans are thoroughly puzzled over the number and location of the American . troops. r The German high command, it is learned, Is subjecting all French and . British prisoners to the most rigid t questioning in an effort to get a line ) on the 'Sammies." All these efforts , have been vain, however. It is pre sumed that this zealous activity is I inspired by the Kaiser's recent offer - of a big reward for the first capture I of American soldiers. > The Chicago organization of railway engineers, which arrived a month ago, , has taken over a French railway line of communication near the front Treason Charges Made Against German Editors Philadelphia, Sept. 15.-The Federal grand jury today returned an indict nent containing charges of treason against Louis Werner, editor of the i Philadelphia Tageblatt, and Dr. Mar tine Darkow, managing editor of the. paper. The men were also indicted for conspiracy and on seven other Indictments. terman Lemke, business manager' Peter Schaeffer, president, and Pt Vogel, treasurer of the paper, we Ialso indicted for publishing false af misleading articles and conspiria4 through them to a'ld the enemy. Fitzgerald Gags House To Expedite Passage Of Big WarMesr Irritated because Meauraeln over minor details that Yesterday held up the urgent deficiencies bill. Chairman Fitzgerald, of the Ap propriations Commnittee, last night announced a gag to choke of furtherdelays. Monday, by tradition.,1 i"nail mous consent" day in the House. being utiliged to pas bills that apply locally, bills that ar'e of in terest only to the Rtepresentatives that introduce them. FItsgerald, before adjournment. asked that the urgent deficiencies bill be conasider'el l onday. A storm of objectIons- broke loose, several Representatives declaring they had bills that hould be passed. Fitzgerald replied that no bill would pass by unahns oomsent Monday, berause i wosM object to every one of thun. WIth this thrgeat, he suceeded ia postoning "uneau eenmst" day, and ex - ptutmi tha urgent ,seten. s Ha b!meu to have the bit assie d TU YAMN SAFE I1 M' President and Party's Cruise Where Subs Ventured Set Capital on Ears. With the safe arrival of President Wilson on board the Mayflower at an Atlantic port last night, it may be stated that the most serious strain under which the Navy Department ar(d official Washington have worked since the war began has been re lieved - The President. Mrs. Wilson and the other members of the party for hours were cruising in the very waters in which two merchant captains re Oorted evidences of a hostile rub marine. The report was the most cir cumstantiaI of the many that have been received since the U-53 dropped Into Newport a year ago. It spurred the Navy Department to exceptional activity. It was known that the Mayflower was convoyed and that her great peed makes her a poor victim for Teuton sea frightfulness. But she still wears her white paint, she is one of the beet known craft in the seven seas, and she carried a preciots cargo. Though the Navy Department will not admit it. it is believed that summary orders were flashed to the commander of the Mayflower to get his dis tingiished company within the protec tion of a netted harbor as fast as Lhe well-groomed engines of the Presi dential yacht could turn. Danger of Subuarines. Washington was full of speculation all afternoon as to what might hap pen were a boat to overhaul the May. nr,wer. It was generally conceded that the tirst object of such a raider would he to capture the l1sident of the United States. And it was the eflual ly general opinion that no such ex ploit could have been carried out. What Washington feared was that a U-boat in the thick weather proceed Ing the storm that is bbscing up the coast, might readily spot the white painted hull and spora of the May flower, with her distinctive yachtlike lines and clipper bow and torpedo her without warning. With an eager convoy standing by even this would have been a ditticult task and opinion here was universal that only by an accident could the President or his party have 'been in jured. The military uselessn.ss of submarine raids on the Atlantie Coast has heen urged by many offliers as a reason for reducin-, the coast pa trol. The department, howevcer. in view of the senseleseness with which the Huns have bombarded helpless towns on the English coast, and raid ed London from the air, has insisted that the coast patrol be maintained at a high state of efficiency. The ships and personnel of this patrol have been specially trained for the work. and they are regarded as extremely efficient. TWELVE AMERICANS IN FRENCH HOSPITAL Aviator Among Number; All Pati ents Reported Improving. St*ciai to The WLsinaton Ilsid. Pails. Sept. 15-The Aneican Ilos pital at Neuilly has no less than twelve Americans among its patients. this being the largest number since the hospital was organized. The men being treated are Charles Athton and Bayard Bowie. of l'hila delphia; Frederick W. Btenham. of Long Island; W. Earl Osborn. of Gar rison-on-Hudson; William Pearl, of St. Johns. Mich.; Julian Allean. of New York; Robert 0. Bray, of Newton. Mass.; John Oller. of Brooklyn; Charles Schreite, of Detroit; Raymond Coll, of Pittsburgh; Thomas Arthurs. of Wilmerding. Pa., and Lincoln Chat koff, of New York. Coll is ill with appendicitis and Ar thurs has a broken leg. Both men are railroad engineers. Chatkoff. who i an aviator attached to the French Flying Squadron, has injuries in the leg and head. All the patients are re ported to be progressing favorably. fiET NEW WAR BLOOD, ADVICE OF SENATOR Martin, of Virginia, Is Riled at Ground Hearing. "If these people tell you that Kent Island is the only available site for a proving ground they are insulting the intelligence df the people of the United States. It they tell you that they cannot tihd another site for this proving ground, then for God's sake, get some new blood in the War De partment!" Thomas S. Martin, of Virginia, lead er of the Senate was speaking. By "these people" he Indicated Brig. Gen. William Crozier, Chief of Ordnance. and other officers of the Ordnance Department, who sat behind Secretary of War Baker yesterday at the hearing of the Military Affairs Committee on the taking of Kent Island by the gov einent. More than 400 men, women and chil dren, who live on the island, came fyer to attend the hearing. They 1presented all classes and all ages Sose ancestors had helped to build - that island the oldest church in They. were headed by G3ov. Harring on, of Maryland. They declare they will fight to hold onto their property, no matter what the governmeet will pay for it. They contend that it is ihe most fertile spot in America and will feed 50,000 persons easily. They say that, while It might be used for a proving ground just now, eventually it will become only a club home for oftra of the army-and specially avored officer. at that. Presidest im New York. New York. Sept. 15.-President Wil son and his party came here today on the yacht Mayflower. The yacht. came down the New England coast yeaterday. The President expects to return to Washington shortly. Raida Gett New La. Paris, Sept, N.--'(be Russian am bassador' has jug signed a conveni tion st behalf of the Russian govern nent for a qew loan of 1,00,00 yen (3,I0,OGe) froan the Japanese state Sweden. in susa Ukel, le$. 5.-Swedish sweep S vridad, but ismasmey is - teard Federal Agents Se Gbekst, Te., SpL IL esk uls9edby Fe"uap mfer to a Gumsaan s mim e ' frm a mM is. n. fp wa. see.m. to The VUM wa bi in a a Se.naa.I revWlais ae mew is progess. STOPS SEDISH UIDE E5sAGES British Censor Puts Ban on Diplomatic Correspond ence, Is Report. Thou-gh the real object of the r'nited States in making public the Luxburg and Eckhardt dispatches is in a fair way to attainment through the swinging of sentiment against Germany in Sweden, Ar gentine and Mexico, the State De partment let it be known yeSter day that there are more snuts in the locker. No hint of the direction in which tfie next "torpedo" will be aimed was permitted. It was frankly ad mitted. however, that the depart ment has in its possession docu ments lich may further shake certain foreign othces. Gossip has. of course, connected the replace I ment of Chevalier van Rappard, Dutch minister at Washington. with these threatened exposures. The reasons oiticially hinted for the change in lutch ministers, however give no ground for this talk. It was hinted in some quarters that the replacement of Chevalier van rlappard would be agreeable to the United States on account of ceri tain pro-;ermnan sentiments which he has personally and informally expressed. Other circles believe that the change was decided upon by the Dutch governtmen. upon the failure of Chevalier van Rappard to get better results in provision ing Hollan'. Brit:. Take Head. England apparently has already accepted the passing of the buck by the United States in the Swedish matter. It was learned yesterday that no code messages have been re ceived by the Swedish legation at Wrahington since the Luxburg tel egnram was exposed. Secretary Lan sing has stated that the violation of the cable privilege was a matter for ireat Britain to settle in a con crete way. It was hinted yeater day that Grett Britaia nad already do-te this by refusing code privi leges to the Swedish foreign offiep for communication with any of its representatives, including those at Washington. The only message that has been received by the Swed ish legation here was the account of the press statement made by the Swedish foreign minister anent the Luxburg dispatches. And this was receved in French. M, Pages for Stockholm pass through English censors and are there controlled in the same way as ottgoing messages from the Swedish capital. TWENTY LOST WIHEN MONGOLIA HIT MINE Survivors Tell Story of Wreck Off China Coast. Sydney. Australia, Stpt. 15.-Survi vors of the sinking of the Peninsular and Oriental Comliny's steamship Mongolia by a German mine off Bom bay on June = have airived here with fuirtlr details of tihe disaster, which cost ths lives of almut twenty white persons and Lascars. The survivors' stories indicate that the ire was one placed by the German railer Wolff. The Mongalia sank wrthin twenty minutes. in water so snallow that the tps of the masts remained unsub merged. Australians on the vessel included: Brig. Gen. Sir Robert McC. Ander son and Lady Anderson, of Sydney; Maj. Norman Robertson and Mrs. Robinson of Sydney. and Justice Rooth, of Western Australia. Gen. Anderson had been on military duty in England and Maj. Robinson in Egypt. They agreed that had the Mongolia struck the mine at night in stead of at mid-day the lost of life would have been heavier. "The wireless apparatus was Phat tered by the exploston and we were helpless." said Sir Robert. "Al though the lifeboats had everything aboard-biscuits and water-de manded by the Board of Trade reg ulations, If we had been unlucky enough to have been out for some days there would have been a great er number of deaths. "'There were two deaths in my boat. One of these was from burns. Lifeboats should be equipped with a hospital chest andi first aid outfit. and I think a proportion should be ft~ed with engines. With ordinary lifeboats it i's not always possible to reach a man in time. We had one poor chap taken by a shark." "When We took our places where our lifeboat, should have been," said Mrs. Robertson. "There was none, It had not been launched be cause its crew had been killed in the engine-room. Some passengers and others trIed to launch It but were driven off by escaping steam. which was worse than the explosion. The captaIn called to us to -get into another boat. In entering the boat some one knocked out the rudder and sail. Then a monsoon sprang up and there were fifty-one of us In a boat intended to hold forty-aix. After having drifted ten hoars we managed to attract the attention of a ooolie beat by hoirsting a woman's white underskirt flagwise on an oar." .Mere Vicim of U-Beat. New York. Ueprt. 15.-Additional names of victiins who lost their lives in the sinking by a U-heat of the At lsnne o transport liner utMima were reetted today by comaay of fiel. hsre. Amnong the aarnm wets 0no5m5 Lewis, Biete and Ama9; nainse Meld, Meosmau, name aint i sta Tetamaa Jshme.. ins t$t51 bA nitedd 1161 b bm bwhilGeld.A li, Wa sm d by castm W b sd . an 1W awed1111111 r qua*lir ahip s s. epected firiiimi thd mew ies PEAK [AITRE NT REPORED Italian War Office Fails to ConfirmvRmored Victory. tBy the luternatiaNst News 1eevie.) Lond ,n Sept. l'-The Italian war offiee failed today to confirm officially the rerorted capture of the peak of Monte San Gabriele by the troops of Gen. Caorna. The latest official re port frin Vienna to be received here :a dated yesterday. It asserts that. 'A'wil ctaring our trenches on the noithwebt slope of Monte San Ga-: briele," the Austrian, on Thursday captured :2 officers and men. The mountain is under terrific Italian shell Ire. the statement says. The Fr nth rewvn nearly all of the positons lost to the crown prince's in fantiy on the light bank of the Meuse earlier in the day. Berlin reported the 2epulse of a British attack in Flanders and of French assaults In the Cham pavne Sir Douglas Haig announ-ed a s!lght advance to the east of Westhoek I Flanders. The Teuton heavy guns c -itinued to batter the British posi tionp north of sInqemarck. Britisbers Make Advamee. British troops last night made a right ad'atice on the Belgian front. eI of Westhoek. and improved their position, according to the Brit ish official statement issued today. A strong German detachment which attempted to regain the ground cap tured by the Brittan earlier in the day. northeast of St. Julien, was' dispersed by artillery Ore. The statement follows: In the course of the night we im proved our positions slightly east of Westhoek. A strong party of the enemy yesterday evening attacked the ground gained by us during the: day, northeast of SL Julien. As' 'they advanced to attack the Ger mans were caught in our artillery barrage and were alsperseG. Considerable activity continues to he shown by hostile artillery north of Langemarck. U. S. FIGHTING FORCE 1,074,145 STRONG Chairman Dent Presents This Figure to House Committee. Chairman Dent. of the House Mill tary Committee. has submitted to the House a report showing there were 1.074.146 men in the United States fighting service on September 6. be fore the selective draft went into effect. "There were in the regular army. National Guard end Res-rve Corps of the army 7s::S officers and 741.,63 en listed men. In the navy there were 141.t67 enlisted men. 41.47:3 Naval Re serves and 1 t.'u Naval Militia in the Federal service. There were 5.1tO men in the Coast Guard and 6.i00 in the Hospital Corps, making a total of Y9.34O. Enlisted strength of the Marine Corps was :',971: res-rves in the services. LTC: national naval volunteers. .04; retired men on active duty, fourteen. There were approxi mately 12.(0 officers in the navy and m1.6 in the Marine Corps. "in other words. the army had. in cluding officers and enlisted men. R19, SSI, and the navy :54.2=. making a total armed streneth on that date of 1.Qr4.146 men, all of whom are volunteers." MYSTERIOUS SHOTS WOUND 4 SOLDIERS Troop Train Fired Upon in West em Town. 1ial t. Tie Washinstn Hrwald. seubenville, Ohio. Sept. 15.-Four soldiers were wounded. one seriously. it is reported. when a troop train on Ithe Pennsylvania Railroad was fired upon near Mingo Junction. The wounded men remained on the tram. which arrives at Pittsburgh today. Railroad detectives were hurried to the scene of the reported attack. but they so far have been unable to learn anything as to the identity or where abouts of the persons who fired the shots. The railroad officials, under the di-! rection of the military authoritlie. withhold all information as to the identity of the victims or the destina tion of the train. According to the reports of the at-1 tack which have reached this city the tvain was proceeding at a high ratse of speed through, MIngo Junction, when it was fired upon. No stsp was made until this riae was reaehed. the wounded men beinr attended by a detachment of medical troops wich was on board. gi M AILW0LAT. i GOOO m SFOR .3 I. 4 UC!Ono 30. .......... U *.e * FAL BEA11 Kornilof, with Assoates, Awaits Traitor Charges and Execution. (my the Eaterswsnem. News serviee. Petrograd. iegpt. 1s.-Gen. Kornlboff Is under arrest faclag execution as I traitor. Him chief lieutenant. Lokomsky. re sarded as the real brains and soul of the rewnt aborti-e countcr irolt. also has been taken into cuastod' to. bether with a number of other ofIleers devoted to Koruiloff. More arrests arg to follow. G. F. Aexieff. Kerensky's n-o chief of stiff. personally arrested Korniloff and supervised the gathir ing in of the other rebel chieftains. Alexieif has telegraphe-d to the pre mier from general armv headquar ters that he is In complete control of the situation. An omicial statement issued toiay describes the Iiolitical crisis as soised by the formation of a new ministry satisfactory to all factions. It is b. lieved the new cabinet incluiis four Constitutional Democrats. Russian troops north of Riga hse turned In force on the Teutons and recaptured three towns The ofen. sive continues. On tihe Rumanian front German attacks were beatea off by a stubborn defel- German airplanes and submarinota displased marked activity In the 4i f of Riga. foreshadowing a realization of the long expected naval drie toward Kronstadt. Premier Kerensky is oncr n-re in Lomplete power. The situation a, tile front and at home is more farmab than it has been in nonths. Tihe of. feasive tortil, of Riga is being ed by "Battalions of Death." RERRAN 1 CAUSES LURRY ALONi COAS1t Was Reported to Be Operating East of Nantucket. my the Imte-rsatiema sews ip iere.) N4w Yort:. . in. l-1~.hpir.g. nnan eMal and i.vernmenal i-..- see stunned t-d.y wh-n repo-rts wrc I nelved thAt a G-rman ,ubman a as rierating sikty-.,e n'rlis e,,iNr of N-.y, tutket. Wir-ls-rs mesimpe a at-e" sent out broadITcast V1 a hunt for The re ported en'my crIft along te Atlantic teaboard. but ur to a lae br-r to. right no furher ,ontirnatlor of the rports had been ehtalned Stepp are (pore to tie taken to Tuaid N-sv York and tt- n -,. t In attempted riid tb. V-oa , A Briti.h -eo ,r url, in at anl At ar-lic port tiday rirt tr-t early yesterday mornin,'g a Rr-less i. 0 8. call wis head The ship sendine the inessage said he was, 1.erng :.:tacked by a Ge-rman -rhm-iee.<sms-the !ies -ret st nf an ' - . m :f the ship atta, ii - :- ci.e. mly the word " - . .y ain ast half of the nar - caus' I. Anr - r Irit Ih i 1t, t - ;cht adr l ion-il irfo:iraton -n.in -.g a v@ narine n th.. Wt. n .F l-rti. r* icers ,f tIh. lin-r -:d tIrh- l hd hu-n nsIru I ti "ati - r T -bolats -hin ii-ring th .n rica i . >oS W-1hi-r thre i n If ilib f U. . it -, . w as . I , could r t -a awertait ed. FORMER CAPITAL MAN KiLLS SELF AN) WIFE [almage Hagerman Twice Uses Pis tol During Domestic Quarrel. mEy the lNteratt Newa 1erm.ice.) Atlantai. ;a.. ter" 1~ -Ti'OgA riagerman,. an -mploy- of the I ! i-d Statee government. shot and killed its wife. 2K. here this afternoon arid hen blew .ut hi burans. Haarmrran -net his wie from whoni he hrad Deen selarat i and shoitly afterwa rd shot her. AF Mrs. ]a C-rnrr-n !.;I ha iredi again. Tl.en turning t- pistol )n himself he sent a tr l throu..h gom right tr unI --. It + -- - I the shooting resiriued frrn N- M liager rnan's refusal to sam lihv with her husband. Hagermain was honr:ably dis-harg .d from Company B. -ond United States Infant- . Ju:y C. last The couple had lived in Washington. D. and Clarendonll. Va Applies Ch Labor Law to Army Work Ftrikes in ship-building plaints w'lT jie up the gotcrnment Phip-uilhuidmg 3rogranm just to the extent to which the strikes spread and numb-ra be :ome involved. This was the only statement on the iap -artienters' trike, which ship >ing board officrel. including E. It. -urley. wouild make last rniht. Mr. Hurley said his board %ri going khead with the problems u.i-iuodiately yefore it. 4lurley Gives Statement On Ship-Bilding Strikc Seetetary of War Baker :act utoht asued ordiers for the ar pheatlont of he Federal child labor law to cotk Lt all army posts. Children rmd Oturteeni may not be emnployed ion toverament reservations. Childrn h~e. ween 14 and 15 years of age ma- not me employed more than eiyht hreura L day, Emore than six d-.e a nsek yr after 7 p. m. anid before ei or Departmenstal commranrders will ea 'orce the new rules. eW me . l - IERALD* SAVE otes rr .9e..e.....ee