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Probably showers late tonight and tomorrow, moderate temperature. Temperature for twenty-four hours ending 2 p.m. today: Highest, 78, at 4:45 .p.m. yesterday; lowest, 67, at 6:16 -4.m. today. Full report on page 19. dosing New York Stocks, Page 19. Member of tba Associated Press The Associated Prtw Is exclusively ntltkd to the as* for reoubllcatloa of oil aews dispatches credited to It or not othtnrise er??d!ted la this paper and also tba local aewa published her*)*. All rights of publlcatioa of special dispatehee hereto are also reaerred. Yesterday's Net Gradation, 98,981. No. 27,093. WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1918-TWENTY-FOUR PAGES. TWO CENTS. BOLSHEVKI OUSTED, SAY NEW REPORTS ? "V Grand Duke Nicholas Proclaimed Emperor, According to Same Advices. LENINE AND TROTZKY IN FLIGHT By the Associated Press. LONDON, June 28.?According to unconfirmed reports today j the bolshevik government in Moscow has been overthrown, says j a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company from Copen hagen. Moscow, the reports add, has been captured by Gen. Korniloff, Supported by German troops. Advices from the same sources assert that Grand Duke Nicholas has been proclaimed emperor. Nikolai Lenine, the premier, and Leon Trotsky, the minister bf war, are said to have fled to the Murman coast. Gen. Kaledines is said to have co-operated with Gen. Kor niloff in the capture of Moscow. Fall Forecast in Berlin. The Copenhagen newspapers, the agency dispatch adds, give promi nence to a Berlin dispatch quoting the Tages Zeitung of that city as follows: . "It is believed here that the bol shevik government will soon be over ""thrown and that Kerensky is the man ? of the future in Russia." w The advices declare that the sup porters of Grand Duke Nicholas have overthrown the soviets throughout the Siberian provinces of Irkutsk, EX-CZAR KILLED i ON TRAIN, IS CLAIM Result of Quarrel, Says One| Report?Tchitcherin Re ports Assassination. ALEXIS REPORTED DEAD By the Associated Press. AMSTERDAM, June 2S.?The Wolff Bureau, the semi-official German news agency, says It has learned from Rus sian sources that the former Russian emperor was murdered in a train while j leaving Yekaterinburg immediately I after that city had been captured by / Cxecho-Slovak forces. The Wolff bureau also repeats the j report that Alexis, the former Russian crown, prince, died a fortnight ago j after a long Illness. PARIS, June 28.?The court marshal at Darmstadt, Germany, has received j a telegram, signed "Tchitcherin," an- j nouncing that Nicholas Romanoff, the former Russian emperor, has been as sassinated, says a dispatch to the Matin from Bern. The assassination took place be tween Ekaterinburg and Perm. LONDON, June 28.?The Frank furter Zeitung reports that M. Tchit cherin, the Russian foreign, minister, has telegraphed the Russian minister at Darmstadt that the former Rus sian emperor was murdered a few days ago between Ekaterinburg and Perm, says an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen. Adda Weight to Beport. The dispatch from Bern gives weight to the Increasing number of reports of the assassination erf the former Russian emperor. Darmstadt is the capital of the grand duchy of Hesse, and the former Empress Allx is a sister of the reigning grand duke. It Is not unlikejy that the Russian government, through Foreign Minis ter Tchitcherin, would inform the Hessian court of the death of Nicho t las Romanoff before making it public through regular channels. Berlin had reported recently that the former emperor was being re moved from Ekaterinburg to Moscow. Perm is on the northern railroad route from Ekaterinburg to Moscow. Csecho-Slovak troops control the southern route, and it is probable that if the bolshevlki did take the former emperor from Ekaterinburg they took him by the railway run ning through Perm. The former Russian empress was last reported as being In Ekaterin burg with her husband and daughters. Killed in Quarrel, Is Beport. Ukraine newspaper reports quoted in German official wireless bulletins say the former Oxar Nicholas was killed by a Russian red guard in a personal quarrel. Another German bulletin stated rumors are current that the family of the cxar has been taken to Peru*. ELEVEN PERSONS KILLED IN AIR RAID ON PARIS BT Hw AwdlM Pim. PARIS, June 28.?Eleven persons war* killed and fourteen others In jured through the explosion of bombs dropped by German airmen In last night's raid over the Paris district. The damage done by the raiders Is reported as considerable. ? There were several cases of care 'P.esa onl?okers being wounded by frag ments of shells from the anti-aircraft Are. St Teysslere, chief of the Paris (Ire department, died of suffocation while directing the rescue of victims of Wednesday night's raid. Blagovieshtchensk and Khabarovsk. The defeat of the bolsheviki is said to have been made possible by the victories of the Czecho-Slovak forces and the treachery of the red guard. Several detachments of the red guard are declared to have murdered their officers and then surrendered. ~ The Exchange Telegraph Gompany j publishes its message containing the reports of the bolshevik overthrow and the accompanying details, "with reserve," and point out that the in formation emanates mainly from Ger man sources and therefore should be received with caution. TO SELL DR. NASH'S Ton of Granulated Sugar Among Products Seized and > Listed for Auction. "k A full ton of granulated sugar will be offered for sale shortly at public auction, together with other foodstuffs, which were today seized by a deputy United States marshal by order of Chief Justice McCoy of the District Supreme Court at the home of Medi cal Director Francis S. Nash, U. S. N., 1723 Q street northwest. The seizure is based on a libel filed by United States Attorney Laskey under the food conservation act. Dr. Nash recently paid a fine of $1,000 for hoarding these foodstuffs, following a plea of nolo contendere to an Indictment returned against him by the grand Jury. Goods Removed to Storage Boom. The deputy marshal removed the goods to the storage rooms of Adam A Weschier. the auctioneer, where the sale will be conducted one day next month. The court's order re quires the goods to be held by the marshal until July 10, but it is under stood Dr. Nash will consent to a judg ment of condemnation before that date and an early sale be had. Under the law after the costs of the sale and legal proceedings are deduct ed the net returns are to be paid over to Dr. Nash. Other Commodities Seized. Besides the large amount of sugar other foodstuffs in large quantity taken by the marshal Include 122 pounds of ham, 185 pounds of strip bacon, 387 tins of sliced bacon,'67 tins of roast beef, ?6 tins of corn beef. 60 tins of dried beef, ?3 tins of ox tongue, 442 pounds or lard, 552 cans of soup, 696 pounds of brown sugar. 637 pounds of domino sugar, 938 pounds of rice, 150 pounds of loose salt and 975 pounds of flour. AMUNDSEN SOON ON WAY TO SEEK THE NORTH POLE Receives Cable Message From President Wilson Extending Best Wishes. CHRISTIANIA, June 28.?Roald Amundsen's ship Maude, in which the famous explorer will attempt to reach the north pole, left Chrlstianla today for the north. Capt. Amundsen hlm I self will board the vessel when she reaches Tromsoe. Before he left for Tromsoe, Amund sert received a cable message from Presidei* Wilson, through Secretary of State Lansing, extending to the ex plorer his best wishes. Capt. Roald Amundsen plans to fol low the Siberian coast eastward from North cape. He is particularly famil iar with this region of the Arctic, having in 1906 discovered the north west passage. He built the ship Maude after a new and unique design. The ship is so constructed that no point on her hull will present the convex surface of an arc to the pressure of Ice. Crude oil will be used as fuel and Capt. Amundsen hopes to make the greater portion of the northern trip by sail. In addition to other equipment the ship carries two air planes in which the explorer may complete his Journey to the pole. Zioniiti Honor Juitice Brandeis. PITTSBURGH. Pa., June 28.?Justice Louis D. Brandeis of the Supreme Court of the United States was re elected honorary president of the American Federation of Zionists in the olosing session of the annual con vention here yseterdajr. I No Outward Indication of Where Teutons Will Strike on West Front. FRENCH SCORE SUCCESS There are yet. no outward indica tions as to when and where the Ger man command will launch its next stroke against the allied line. The fighting lull on the western front continues, with only raids and local attacks. It is two weeks since the German crown prince ceased his.^ in effectual efforts to reach Compiegne. and the breathing space, which has been longer than between the offen sive across the Aisne and that on the Noyon-Montdidier front, has been suf ficient to permit the Germans to pre pare fully for a renewal of the offen sive. Allied capitals look for another enemy blow very soon. Military ob servers believe it will come on the front between Montdidier and Ypres. For the past few days the German artillery fire has been violent on sev eral sectors, each of which might be selected for an attack. These sectors are couth of Arras, the northern and southern legs of the Lys salient and iouth of the Aisne. The Germans may, however, attempt to surprise the allies by attacking where thejr hope they will not be expected. French Report of Success. PARIS, June 28.?French troops last night carried out an operation on the front southeast of Amiens by means of which their lines were advanced in Senecat wood on the Avre river, the war office announced today. Jn this action and in other fighting between the Marne and the Ourcq, south of Dammard. prisoners to the number ot 122 were taken. The statement reads: "Northwest of Montdidier the French advanced their lines in Sene cat wood and captured 100 prisoners. "Between the Marne and the Ourcq a local operation was carried out south of Dammard and the French took twenty-two prisoners. "The night was calm on the rest of the front." British Inflict Casualties. LONDON, June 28.?Considerable ar tillery activity developed last night on both sides in the region southeast of Gommecourt, southwest of Arras, the war office announced today. Brit ish patrols indicted casualties upon the Germans in clashes in this area. British troops carried out a suc cessful raid yesterday near Mericourt. northeast Amiens. An attempted raid by the Germans near Moyenneville, south of Arras, was driven off with loss to the enemy. The statement reads: "A raid attempted by the enemy Wednesday night against one of our posts in the neighborhood of Moy enneville, south of Arras, was re pulsed with loss. A party of our troops carried out a successful day light raid yesterday near Mericourt. It captured a few prisoners without suffering casualties. "During the night our own and the enemy's artillery was active in the neighborhood of Hossignol wood, southeast of Gommecourt. Casualties were inflicted upon the enemy in this neighborhood by our patrols." Aerial Operations. LONDON, June 27.?An official com munication on aerial operations to night says: "Seven German machines were brought down by our airmen on June 26 and two others were driven down out of control. Two of our airplanes are missing. "With the improvement of the weather, more photographic and ob servation work was accomplished than had been possible for some time. Our bombing machines dropped four teen and one-half tons of explosives on enemy railway stations, dumps, transports and billets and on the Bruges docks. "On the night of June 26-27 bomb ing operations continued and sixteen tons of bombs were dropped by our night-flying machines on various tar gets, without loss." Berlin Official Report. BERLIN, via London, June 27.?The official communication from general headquarters today says: "There Is no change in the situation. Lively enemy activity has been dis played north of the Scarpe and on the Somme, west of SolBsons and northwest of Rhelms. The enemy's observers have again been seen on the llhelr s Cathedral. "During the night the artillery ac tivity increased again on the rest of the front; also between the Aisne and the Marne in connection with Infan try reconnaissances. "On the east bank of the Meuse we carried out successful reconnaissances north of St. Mthlel. A strong enemy attack was repulsed. "Five airplanes were shot down out of an enemy bombing echelon, which, during the last two days, has raided Karlsruhe and Offenburg, an indus trial region of Lorraine. Yesterday our bombing squadrons attacked Paris and the enemy's railway junc tions and airdromes on the way there." ITALIANS TAKE ENEMY POSTS IN HOT FIGHT Austrian Counter Attacks South of Col Del Rosso Sanguinarily Repulsed, Says Rome. ROME. June 27.?The official state ment says: "During the day yesterday the fighting activity was normal along the front. "North of Serravalle (on the Adige) the garrison of a large enemy advanc ed post was surprised by our assault troops and destroyed." "On the slopes south of Col del Ros so our patrols, after a brisk struggle. Invested the enemy's advanced posts, capturing thirty-one men and two ma chine guns. "The enemy promptly replied by twice attacking In force our advanced line, but was sanguinarily repulsed. "The number of prisoners captured on the 25th Instant during the opera tion of extending the bridgehead of Capo Slle, it has been ascertained, was 8 officers and 501 of other ranks." VIENNA. June 27, via London.?Ital ian troops yesterday made another at tempt to storm Col del Rosso, be tween the Brenta and Aaiago. which th4 Austrlans captured In their recent offensive, according to today's war office report. The enemy was repulsed with heavy losses, the announcement states. INTERNED GERMANS JUSTIFY AMERICA | Say U. S. Had to Enter War to Protect Her Com mercial Interests. THEY DO NOT HATE US BY DAVID LAWRENCE. (Copyright, 1918, by X. Y. Evening Post Co.) HOT SPRINGS, N. C., June 28.?Most of the Germans interned here for the duration of the war frankly say they ; believe the United States was justified I in entering the Europeaii conflict. Only j J they give as justification a reason hardly complimentary and at variance I ! with the real causes. They believe - ? America had a right to enter the war? i in fact, was compelled, they think, to j <j0 go?tQ protect her commercial inter ? ests. A war for Ideals and in defense j of invaded rights on the seas is still too abstract a matter for the German mind | to grasp, though some of the folks in- ; itemed here, who have lived a good | while In the United States, know very : well why we took up arms. To them : the whole thing was a terrible mistake, ; and to them, too, it grows Increasingly evident every day just what the conse quences must be of Germany's indiscre tion in driving a peaceful nation like the United States to war. For, while there is still an under tone of confidence among the Ger mans here that Germany will win, this lis predicated on the notion that the ! central powers will force England I and France into peace negotiations | before the power of the United States j is effectively exerted. But of the ipower of America the Germans here have no doubt. Indeed, it is interest ing to observe the effect of American jwar preparations on the 2,000 intelli !gent Germans, with sympathies ex jactly like those of the people now in | (Germany, but with a much more accu rate Idea of what is going on in America. Despondency in Camp. There was jubilation, to be sure, last j July and August, when the subma- j rines were exacting a heavy toll. The Germans here believed it would all be over In a few months. During the j recent German offensives, however, they were intensely interested, but on ) the whole seemed disappointed, if anything. Despondency reigns in the camp, and those who talk with the Germans from day to day attribute this to the magnitude of American war measures. Trainload after train load of American troops pass by here every day, in full view of the j Germans. Cannon and war material 1 and an endless procession of war freight destined to seaboard makes an impressive sight. On top of this the Germans know from the American newspapers which they read that 900, 000 American soldiers are in France, and'that millions more are going over, the submarines to the contrary not withstanding. No longer do the Germans here dream of a speedy ending. They be lieved the allies would be beaten by summer, but summer is here, and the entente is unbeaten, and a fresh and powerful belligerent is entering the lists. Yet there is relatively little bitterness here against America. All the hate and feeling seems to be con centrated still against the English. About the only cheering news that these Germans gets, incidentally, is in letters from Germany, which come more or less regularly. One of the Americans who censors this mail, and has been reading about 2.000 letters a month for the last year, says the missives present a conflict of view respecting economic conditions in j Germany, some letters giving the im pression of a serious shortage of food and others referring to the food sup- ; ply not inadequate. But he tells me there is an amazing uniformity of ! statement as to unbroken German mo rale and stanchness of spirit, not withstanding the hardships and large casualties. Strict Censorship. Outgoing mail is strictly censored. The Germans are permitted to write twice a week, and letters of not more than two pages in length. They can correspond only with their nearest relatives, and are not able to write about anything except their own per sonal afTairs and treatment. p.ut while their letters might pass the American censor, there is no tell ing what the German censor will do to the correspondence when it reaches Germany. For the Germans interned here could tell many an interesting thing, for instance, about democracy in their own camp, to the folks back home. . . . Here no caste system is recognized. There are seventy sea captains, scores of chief engineers, second and third offi cers, pursers, doctors, chief stewards cooks, wireless operators, electrl ' (Continued on Fifth Page.) U. S. FAVORS FREEDOM FOR ALL SLAV PEOPLES Statement by Secretary Lansing Answers Claims Made by Hun Propagandists. , German and Austrian propaganda rep I resenting the United States as favoring [the freedom of Poland without regard for what happens to the Czecho-Slovaks and Jugo-Slavs generally led Secretary Lansing to issue a statement today definitely announcing that the position of the American government is that all branches of the Slav race should be completely freed from German and Aus trian rule. The statement follows: "Since the issuance by this govern ment on May 29 of the statement re garding the nationalistic aspirations for freedom of the Czecho-Slovaks and Jugo-Slavs, German and Austrian offi cials and sympathizers have sought to misinterpret and distort its manifest In terpretation. In order that there may be no misunderstanding concerning the meaning of the statement, the Secretary of State lias today further announced the position of the United States gov ernment to be that all branches of the Slav race should be completely freed from German and Austrian rule." SAILORS FROM SUNKEN SHIP RESCUED AT SEA Twenty-Four Men Were Members of the Crew of the Dwinsk. REAL MERIT! HALIFAX, N. S., June 28.?A boat load of twenty-four sailors from the steamship Dwinsk, sunk by a subma rine oft the Atlantic coast, was landed this morning by a fishing vessei at Shelburne, N. S., says a message from that port today. The men were picked up sixty miles south of Seal Island, in the Gulf of St. Lawrenfce. They had been drifting for eight days, surviv ing on a small quantity of bread and water. Previous reports of the destruction of the Dwinsk, a British ship under American charter, said she was sunk June 18, 700 miles east of the Dela ware capes. NEW YORK, June 28.?The landing of twenty-four survivors from the steamship Dwinsk at Shelburne, N. S., today definitely accounts for all but two boatloads of the crew. The Dwinsk was a troopship, returning to the United States. She had no sol dlers aboard. | LIVE FICTION! ,? ? |g FEATURES OF I ?> Here are a few of the stories and article* you will find next 8onday in " the NEW MAGAZINE SECTION of The uunday 8tar: y ? "TAO DAT AT TORCHT'8"?Th. *t announcement of another "Torchy V story," by 8EWELL FORD, is always X welcomed by a host of readers. <<WTrF>T iMfP'OAV SOLDIERS IN FRANCE FLESH THEIR BAYONETS," by u.fc.ORir? n. OXIDES, The Star's correspondent at the battle front, tells how our boys feel after a scrap with the boche. "CAPT. KETTLE ON THE "WAR PATH."?The first of a new series of stories about this famous character in fiction, the creation of O. J. CUT LIFFE HYNE, The first is entitled "THE SUPPLY SHIP," and it ii a remarkably interesting story. IV "WAR'S GREATEST TERROR 18 I ?> ABOLISHED BY REHABILITATION OF WOUNDED MEN." "WONDERS OF MODERN GUN NERY DEVELOPED AT GOVERN MENT'S TRAINING SCHOOL."?By FRANK G. CARPENTER. "THE RIDDLE OF THE RAINBOW PEARL."?The last of the famous CLEEK stories. "SEALSKINS ARE NOW CLASSED AMONG THE PATRIOTIC GAR MENTS."?A fashion article for wom en, by ANNE RITTENHOUSE. "POISON GAS ENDS VALUABLE SERVICES OF WAR DOGS ON FRENCH FRONT."?By STERLING HEILIG. "PROSPECT OF THE GIBRALTAR TUNNEL AS ONE OF THE CONSE QUENCES OF WAR."?A timely arti cle by CHARLES M. PEPPER. "THE PACIFIST."?A war story from the French. By BINET-VALMER. IN THE SUNDAY STAR GARFIELD ASSUMES D. C. FUELCONTROL Accepts Resignation of John L. Weaver, Who Is Asked to Be Adviser. DIVISION TO TAKE CHARGE United States Fuel Administrator Garfield today accepted the resigna tion of John L. Weaver as fuel admin istrator for the District of Columbia. It becomes effective within the next day or so. i Dr. Garfield has prepared a public statement thanking Mr. Weaver for his patriotic service. Mr. Weaver is asked to serve in the future in an advisory capacity in the management of coal affairs of Washington. Mr. Weaver has frequently sug gested to Dr. Garfield that the coal situation in the National Capital should be administered by the federal administration instead of as a state administration, as is now the case. It was on his recommendation that Dr. Garfield decided to abolish the District fuel administration and transfer the fuel management of this city to the federal administration. Division to Be Organized. An executive head will be placed in charge of a division which will look after Washington fuel interests. This appointment will be made within a few days, when present offices of the Dis trict fuel administration in the Wood ward building will be moved to the federal fuel administration at 20th and D streets. Mr. Weaver believes that this change in method of administering the District's fuel affairs will increase the efficiency of the work here and will be beneficial to the city in general. Mr. Weaver's Suggestions. Mr. Weaver's letter of resignation con tains the following recommendation re garding the District administration: 'With the view of increasing the effi ciency of the local fuel administration of the Capital city and in nowise en deavoring to escape work or responsibil ity, I have to propose that the duties of the fuel administrator for the District of Columbia be taken over and admin istered directly by your office. "This recommendation is made after very careful consideration and is based on the following reasons: "a. The federal character of Wash ington city makes it impracticable to apply the procedure suitable to a state. "b. Washington requirements differ | so much from those of other cities I that the experience of other adminis- j trations is of little or no use to me. | "Washington city, because of its j federal character, is entitled to the j same service the United States Fuel ! Administration so efficiently rendered to the properties immediately under its management, because the citizen body, practically without exception, is directly engaged in aiding the gov ernment prosecute the war work being conducted here. All Working in Same Cause. "Those citizens not carried on the pay rolls of the government are busily engaged in catering to and in caring for the tens of thousands of those who are on the government pay rolls. This applies to the employes of the public utilities of purveyors of food, of builders, real estate men who are pro viding- housing, the merchants who distribute goods of all kinds, to the transportation employe? and, as stated above, to practically the entire citi zen body without exception. "c. Attention i? invited to the peculiar duties of the federal government in extending that hospitality to the em bassies of other countries which is due from a great nation like ours. The administration owes to the members of Congress, their families and those assisting in their Important work a consideration and care which should ibe extended directly by the govern ment itself. "d. The experience of last winter demonstrated the Inability of my office to prevent matters of a purely local character from being addressed di rectly to your office. This, It seems, would indicate where the public is in clined to place the responsibility. "e. The inability of the -local ad ministration to provide necessary fuels during the stress of last winter, notwithstanding the fair promises made by your office, brought about a condi tion which should not have existed in the federal capital, viz.: hundreds of citizens clamoring for coal In an emer gency bureau it was found necessary to establish. This would never have occurred had the citizen body received the direct consideration of your office as did the departments so efficiently (Continued ojx Second Page.) i Reported That Furious Kaiser Will Accept Offer of For eign Minister. GERMAN WRATH GROWS By the Associated Pr<?ss. PARIS. June 28 (Havas).?Dr. von Kuehlmann offered his resignation as German foreign secretary on Wednes day. says a Zurich dispatch to the Journal. The dispatch adds that It is believed the emperor will accept the resignation. Emperor Is Furious. LONDON. June 27.?According to an Amsterdam dispatch to the Central News, the German emperor has sent the Imperial chancellor. Hertling a "furious telegram about Dr. von Kuehlmann's speech. Dr. von Kuehlmann, replstng to critics during the course of yester ray's debate in the German reichstag. Once legends have arisen, they are difficult to destroy, but I "1""t ?k_ clare. with a view to counter att"* ing the growth of a legendthatthere can be no question of m> ha%ing bound myself to the Idea of a long 71 The foregoing was "oked _ b>' * deputy who referred to D . Kuehlmann's expectation of a war very long duration." German Anger Rising. AMSTERDAM, June 27.?The cam paign for the removal of Foreign Sec retary von Keuhlmann is ??rtowl"f. strength. Emperor William is willing to dismiss him and Chancelllor Hertling is not disposed to retain hl ' according to dispatches received h ^. In the relchstag and the press anger at his confession of hopelessness in victory for the central powers and his display Of vacillation by his second speech in trying to avert quences of his first speech is rising. ina violent attack on the foreign minister in the reichstag Tuesaaj Deputv Hasse. independent socialist. ?ayPs Vorwaerts suggestedthatonthe ed V^a "rrthenSvlcV;0^anecehllora as "fig leaves to hide th^ na^ness ^f Jhe the'Veal ^rule??^ Germany. Gen Lu dendorff. was not made chancellor. London View of Speecn. LONDON. June 27.-Tire Westmln Siftsim orations without ?ubimttrngr word of it to the higher command and obtaining their indorsement of down to the last letter. ??If von Kuehlmann spoke as he did it was because the military authori ties desired him so to speak and be causethe" thought it necessary to break to the German people the news that the speedy and decisive vlrto y ?h4rh a. few weeks ago tney were themseives promising is not now W'*The 'chan^eUor's explanation and still more the circulation officially in neutral countries of Herr Naumann s speech which followed von Kuehl mann's, confirmed this explanation The German people have in mind the kaiser's speeches, l?uf l]"ast'n^ "d confident promises which follow ea the first stages of the western offens ive To be suddenly told the truth an have to face the fact that the war may be greatly prolonged and that The great general staff does not see Its way to victory is a stupendous shock after fthe hopes that have been encouraged." Kuehlmann Peace Drive Confession of Weakness, Says Serbian Minister M. L. Mlchailovltch, Serbian minister to the United States, in a statement today declared that the address of Dr. von Kuehlmann. minister for foreign affairs, before the German reichstag this week should lead the entente powers to have greater faith than ever in their final victory by f?rCC- .. , , -Dr von Kuehlmann. said the minister, "no longer believes in a military victory, but considers that to out an end to the war one must take refuge in diplomatic Pourpar lers And thus when everybody knows that the allies demand the re construction of and Indemnity to Bel slum the return to France of Alsace forraine the liberty and independ ent of the Jugo-Slavs. in union with T reconstructed Serbia, the tiecho Slovaks and the Poles and the se^ great^nd small! the German thinks fhat neace ought to be assured by means of secret diplomatic pour P "This last German peace offensive fnr the first time betrays the fact fhat Germany no longer believes in victory by force of arms and that on that account she tries to obtain It M other means. This is the reason whv we should have greater faith rhan ever in our final victory by force of arms and Justice. AMERICANS WILL FORM THEIR OWN DIVISIONS By the Awiated Prest. LONDON. June 27.?Intervening In the debate on the new military service act and speaking of the urgency of obtaining men for a serious emergency premier Lloyd George said today it was true the Americans were coming and being brigaded with the allies, but that It was on the distinct under Btanding that when men were obtained they should replace,the Americans and enable the Americans to form their own divisions. Mrs. Story Gives $1,000 Bail. NEW YORK, June 28.?Mrs. William Cumming Story was arraigned In general session court late yesterday and held In *1.000 bafl for pleading next Tuesday. Her tw? sons, both of whom are in government service, will also answer the charges of Krand larceny and conspiracy -hrough coun sel at that time. It was said to be probable that the ca?rs would not come up for hearing uutll after the war. J SENTENCED TO DIE Revolutionary Movement Re ported to Be Under Way in the Dual Monarchy. VIOLENT OUTBREAKS IN NUMEROUS CITIES Martial Law May Be Proclaimed in Austria as Result of Critical Food Situation. By th#? Pr?*?. PARIS, June 28 (Havas).-? There have been rebellious out-* breaks among the garrisons of the cities of Gyor and Pecs, Hungary, as a result of which 2,000 of the military involved in the mutiny have been condemned to death, according to reports received by the Matin today. Both Austria and Hungary are affected by the revolutionary movement, which is said to be in progress on a large scale in Austria, the newspaper's ad vices declare. The spirit of re ; volt is said to be strongly per j vasive in the army. Violent demonstrations are reported to have occurred in numerous cities. Martial Law Expected. Pecs is the Hungarian name for the city of Funfkirchen, 105 miles southwest of Budapest. The city has a popula tion of about 45,000. Gyor. more com monly known as Haab, te a city of some 28,000 population, sixty-seven miles northwest of Budapest. PARIS. June 27 (Havas).?Swiss dis patches received here today say that ow ing to the seriousness of the food situs - 1 tlon in Austria-Hungary, martial law is expected momentarily to be proclaim ed throughout the empire. Draws Gloomy Picture. 1 AMSTERDAM. June 17.?Budapest ? advices received here say that in the 1 lower house of parliament Wednes ; day. Dr. Alexander Wekerle. the Hun garian premier, drew a gloomy picture of conditions in Budapest. The pre mier said most of the factories had , ceased work and that the non-appear ance of the newspapers had resulted in a regrettable spreading of false ru mors, which had fanned the agitaUon , imong the working people. Dr. Wekerle strongly opposed the I demand for the substitution of the : military for the gendarmerie in fac tories and declared that those persons having the people's Interests at heart desired the milder police supervision than the severer rules of the military in the factories. May Be Next Premier. Vienna dispatches say that Count Sflva Tarouca. at present minister of agriculture, and an Intimate Wend of Emperor Charles, probably will bo the next premier of Austria In suc cession to Baron von Seydler. A Zurich dispatch. June 26. said that Premier von Seydler had proposed ?? his successor Baron Banhans and that the Austrian emperor had Invited the baron to begin negotiations with the various political parties with the ob ject of forming a cabinet. DESIGNATION OF PRISON IS REVOKED IN ORDER United States District Attorney John E. I.askey was today Informed by the Department of Justice that the existing designation of the United States penitentiary at Atlanta. Ga., as the place of confinement for alt male prisoners sentenced In the Dis trict of Columbia for terms of more than five years, and of the District reformatory at Lorton, Va., for all males sentenced for more than one year and not over five years Is re voked. The Lorton reformatory, by a new order of the Department of Justice, has been designated for male prison ers only: for first offenders not over tlilrty-flve years of age at the time of the sentence, not convicted of mur der. housebreaking, rape, kidnaping, arson or an offense against the gen eral laws of the United States. The order designates the peniten tiary at Atlanta, Ga., for all male prisoners except those sentenced to the workhouse or Jail for one year or less. , . , The house of correction at Jesups, Md has been designated as the place of confinement for female offenders sentenced to the penitentiary. The Jesups Institution is now an adjunct to the Maryland penitentiary. JOHN POOLE IN RACE. Washington Banker Among Candi dates for Botary Club President. KANSAS CITY, Mo.. June 28.?Elec tion of officers for the coming year was the principal event on the pro gram at today's session of the In ternational Association of Rotary Clubs in convention here. The candidates for president In clude: H. J. Brunnler. San Francisco: Robinson A. McDowell. Louisville, Ky? and John Poole, Washln*tn. D. C The report of the committee on resolutions also was to be made. Among those on the program for ad dresses today were Talcott Williams, dean of the Pulltser School of Jour nalism, Columbia University; Areh C. Klumph of Clevelend, Ohio, past In ternational secretary of the associa tion. and Hugh Guthrie, solicitor gen eral for Canada. The latere toplo was "Canada's Contribution to the Was." . ' ?