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4 WEATHER FORECAST: Thundershowen This Afternoon; Fair and Cooler Tonight Full Report on Editorial Page. mgfrnt Wxm COMPLETE AFTERNOON With 1:30 Wall Street 1 NUMBER 10,196. WASHINGTON, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 14, 1917. PRICE ONE CENT. CAPITAL IS SWEPT Wilson To Speak At Flag Fete MARSHAL QUIZZES BYHEAVYSTORM: I UNITY LEAGUE HEAD HALF SATURDAY OFF ASSURED TO CLERKS President Will Not Amend Order Because of War. CONSUL FROST SAYS THAT THE HORRORS OF U-BOAT METHODS HAVE ONLY BEEN HALF TOLD President Due to Address Army of Government Workers on Significance of National Em blem at Sylvan Theater. Hail, Rain, and .Electricity Utelteh Splain Causes Sensation at First Meeting. CROSS-EXAMINES STEHiMETZ Make Tumult ONE BUILDING IS STRUCK Temperature Falls 15 Degrees in 15 Minutes. The proverbial "bolt from the blue" truck Washington shortly before 1 o'clock today, when a terrific clap of thunder and a blinding flash of llghtnln- prefaced a torrential down pour of rain and hall. Although of brief duration, the elec trical storm wu moat severe. While tt lasted half an Inch of rain fell and a shower of hailstones half an Inch In dlamater descended upon the city. The temperature dropped one -degree a minute for a quarter of an hour. Owing to the din made on the roof of the .Capitol by the large-sited hail stones, the Senate and House were compelled to recess because the de bate could not be heard. Flagpole Shattered, The first bolt of lightning struck the flagpole on the Waters carriage hop. behind the District building, ripping It apart in spiral fashion. A atrip of slate was ripped off the roof of the shop. The repeated flashes of lightning and thunderclaps caused consterna tion among the employes In down town offices. Senator Reed of Missouri was at tempting to make a speech in the Sen ate when the storm began. He could sot make himself" heard. On motion of Senator Hollls of New Hampshire, the Senate recessed for half an hour. The storm Interfered with, the proceed ings of the House to such an extent that Congressman Stafford's motion to recess was unanimously adopted. Looked Like Snow Gusts. The size of the hailstones and the severity of the downfall caused the belief that considerable damage would be done to growing crops In the back yard gardens In -Washington and on farms in the territory contiguous to the National Capital. For ten or fifteen minutes the white hailstones mingled with the rain gave the appearance of a midwinter snow, storm. The storm was caused by the In tense heat of the past several days. In the opinion of weather experts. Just before it broke the thermometer at the Weather Bureau registered 65 degrees. A quarter of an hour later the temperature was TO degrees. Because of the downpour the gut ters In the downtown sections of the city ran like rivers, the streams measuring eight or ten Inches in many places. The sewers were over flooded and the water rushed over the sidewalks. PERSHING IN COUNCIL WITH FRENCH LEADERS Calls at Hysee Palace With Poin care and Other Notables. PARIS, June 14. Major General Pershing today called at the Elysee palace with President Polncare and other French notables. He waa in close conference wlu. French war office leaders most of the day. and his headquarters In the Hotel Crtllon were a scene of constant activity. This morning General Pershing vis ited the Invalides, the museum, and the tomb of Napoleon. His staff attended a luncheon of the Military Club, and this afternoon waa to accompany the commander on visits to the general aviation camp at BourgeL This evening the entire American contingent will dine with the war of flee staff headed by Minister of War Palnleve Tomorrow Pershing Is to lunch with Marshal Joffre at the Military Club. WOMEN LEARN ART OF KEEPING YOUNG None Looks as Old as Her Age, Says Census Supervisor. NEW YORK. June 14. New Tork women are outgrowing their aversion to telling their ages. Mora than 1,500.000 of them, from sixteen to fifty years of age, are re quired In registering In the State military census to tell just how old they are. Mrs. Ruth K. Gardiner, assistant supervisor of registration in the Twenty-third assembly district. aay tha women always look five years younger than the ages they gave. "It's because the women today know the art of keeping young," said Mrs. Gardiner. "I have not come ! across one, from the society woman loss. to tha poor mother with her babel "Two months ago a French attack on In bar arms, who looked aa old aa i Moronvlllera failed because this lrapreg Sh as aba gave," ... hzblo tunnel could not be captured." Under the leadership of President Wilson the army of workers in the executive departments of the Government were to mobilize in the Sylvan Theater, south of the Washington Monument, this afternoon to observe Flag Day. Aside from the patriotic significance of the inspiring oc casion, tne assemblage is to mark a reunion of the entire official family in the National Capital. "The Flag Day program will be held If the weather clears by 3 o'clock." This statement was made to The Timea at 1 o'clock by Robert Watson, chief clerk of the Department of La bor and one of the committee in charge of the Flag Day program. "No decision will be reached until the last minute," Mr. Watson said, "as It will be possible to hold the program as planned If the weather Is cleared before 3 o'clock, the hour set.' The 40.000 Government employes were given a half-holiday to observe fittingly the day and to rally around the Chief Executive. Secretary Lansing Prealdea. It la strictly a Government family affair, although thousands of men and women not employed In the depart ments expect to go to the Sylvan Theater. Secretary of State Lansing Is to preside, and all the other participants In the affair were employes of the Government, with President Wilson as the only speaker. This Is the first Flag Day on which the nation has been found at war. Fcr that reason President WilsohS address was anticipated with the keenest Interest, as he was expected to deliver a message to the American people regarding the significance of the flag as this time. SOO Voire In Chorus. The Interdepartmental chorus, com posed of MM) of the best masculine and feminine singers In all the depart ments, will sing patriotic anthems during the celebration. The chorus, which acquitted itself with . high credit last year, and has been better trained than ever for this year's ob servance of Flag "Day. will be direct ed, by Earl Carbaugb, of the Post office Department Instrumental music will be furnish ed by the Vntlre Marine Band, under the leadership of Lieut. William San telmann. The band will play while the chorus sings, and also "contribute several other selections to the patri otic program. The exercises are to open with the sin ..ig of "The Star-Spangled Ban ner by the chorus. The President's address, which is held for official release, will appear in full in a later edition of The Times. ARGENTINA INTERVENES TO END STRIKE RIOTING Federal Government Seizes Port of Zarate, Scene of Killings. By CIIAIILES P. STEWART. BUENOS AIRES. June 14 Because of numerous clashes. In which there have been several killed and scores of shots fired, the federal government today Intervened to assume control of the port of Zarate, on the Rio De Las Palmas, fifty miles northwest of Buenos Aires. A general strike developed there late yesterday, following a strike of employes of North American packing houses. The police forces have been aug mented and drastic steps will be taken to enforce order. HUGE SHELL STRIKES MARK AT TEN MILES French Gunner Plants Projectile in German Tunnel's Mouth. LONDON. June 14 This story of modern wsrfare Is related by an offi cial authority who has been on the front In Champagne: "On May 50 the French prepared to rush the Impregnable positions on ML Cornillet and ML Teton. Photographs taken by their aviators showed an im mense sstem of tunnels, which appar ently concealed German reserves. A single entrance was located, and the operator of a French 15-lnh gun ten miles away was told to put a shell in the entrance. "The gun started firing thousand- shells, and the Infantry was ordered to advance at a certain minute. Tno hours before tne lime set tor the advance a half-ton shell planted Itseir squarely In the mouth of the tunnel, killing half of the men Inside, blockading the exit, and wrecking the trans-erse corridors. The French advanced and took several nun dreds of prisoners without suffering a ELEVENTH-HOUR RUSH SWAMPS BOND CLERKS Liberty Loan Campaign Coming to End With New Records. Washington bankers thought yes terday, when thousands of men and women thronged their Institutions and kept scores of clerks working until late last ntarht. entering- sub- I serlntlnns tn th T.1H-,v li,n th, 1 1 the hlgh t,Se ,n subscriptions In the District had been reached. But apparently they guessed wrong. Today's subscriptions prom ise to eclipse those of any day since the campaign started, both In number of subscribers and in amounts sub scribed. Every bank In Washington was swamped with subscriptions by those who waited until the eleventh hour. From six to a doxen clerks In each bank are devoting their entire time to receiving, checking, and entering the Liberty loan' subscriptions and they are unable to Issue receipts faat enough to keep the crowds moving. Badge Supply Exhausted. An Indication of the number of last-minute bond buyers Is shown in the way the Liberty loan badges are disappearing. Yesterday morning Chairman John Poole, of the Liberty loan committee, received 5.000 of the badges from the Reserve bank at Richmond. These were eagerly taken by the thirty-nine banks, all of which had been telephoning ror badges, and an hour after their distribution Mr. Toole received emergency calls for more. He then -got in touch with officials at the Treasury Department, and perauaded them to let him have 12,000 additional badges yesterday afternoon. Believing thai this supply would be ample, word was passed to all the banks to send for all the badges they needed. At opening time this morning, how ever, a number of the banks report ed they needed more badges, and Mr. Poole had to get 3,000 more from the Treasury Department before he could supply the demand, making a total of 20,000 badgea distributed In Waohlngton since yesterday morning The bsnks are keeping their doori open until 5:30 this afternoon to ac commodate last minute bond buyers, and will receive subscriptions on the partial payment plan until that hour. Mast Close Books. Although the subscriptions do not close officially until noon tomorrow. It is necessary that banks through ' out the country have their records of I subscriptions completed and at the ) reserve banks by noon tomorrow In order to comply with this. Washing , ton banks must clean up everything tonight and catch the last mall to ! Richmond. This Involves an mense amount of work and manyi cierxs probably will remain at their desks until morning. Several larger banks said today It would be Impossible for them to get the work done before 2 or 3 o'clock In the morning, which would Just give them time to catch a 4 o'clock train for Richmond. DRY PRINCE GEORGES IS MARYLAND THREAT Legislature Plans to Cut Out Re sort for Thirsty. ANNAPOLIS. Md June 14. Devel opments of the morning at Annapolis where the special session of the Mary land legislature is In session, make it almost certain that Prince Georges, the only refuge of Washington's thirsty after prohibition goes Into effect In the District, will be dry by May 1 of next year. The measure Is practically certain to pass, with or without the referen dum, and the chances favor its pas sage without reference to a popular vote. This Is the form which It takes In the bill Introduced by Delegate Blandford last night, the only meas ure before the legislature. FEAR FOR RUSSIAN BOAT. PETROGRAD, June 14. The Rus sian submarine Barsetant. which put to sea on ay 16, has not returned to her home base. It Is feared the vea eel haa been losL BRITISH IMPORT8 GROW. LONDON. June 14 The board of trade flgurea for May show an in- crease In Imports of I3.S27.706. and a decrease In exporU of 3,S87,lSo. I Body Has Purpose of Destroying "Hyphenism," Says Program. A sensation was sprung shortly af ter the opening of the first annual conference of the American League for National Unity at the New WII lard this morning when Maurice Splain, United States marshal. Inter rupted Dr. Charles P. Stelnmetz, the first speaker, and Inquired of him the authority for the founding of the League of Unity and the names of those behind the movement. Dr. Stelnmetx seemed flustered for the moment, leaning farther over on his table and asking Marshal Splain to repeat the 'question. This he did. Whereupon Dr. Stelnmetz turned to the last page of the program and re ferred Splain to a list of over two score names. Prominent among these names la that of Col. Robert N. Harper. Roscoe C. Mitchell, and Will iam W. Bride, all of this city, and that of Miss Ida M. Tarbell, of New York. It la aa!d Mr. Stelnmetx came to this country from Germany in hia early twenties. He speaks with a German accent. Dr. Stelametas Explains. As Mr. Splain did not Immediately reseat himself. Dr. Stelnmetz es sayed to explain further. "Understand, we have not yet really organized," Dr. Stelnmetz said. Mr. Splain did not seem satisfied but seated himself, leaving shortly after ward to look further into the creden tlala of those concerned. Dr. Stelnmetz then went on with his talk on "The Importance of National Unity." The words which caused Mr. Splain to Interrupt Dr. Stelnmetz were: "We have heard allegations that American citizens are more loyal to foreign nations than to our own coun (Continued en Second Page GETS BULLET WOUND WHEN HE KILLS BRIDE U. S. Soldier Held for Wife Murder In Atlanta Hospital. ATI.ANTA. Ga.. June 14. Private Joe E. Kirk, Seventeenth United Statea Infantry, shot and killed his bride of a few weeks early today. He was himself wounded when the bul let passed through his wife's body and burled Itself In his arm. Kirk was taken to the post hospi tal at Fort McPherson for treatment and there placed under guard. His wound Is not serious, according to army surgeons. KAISER IS CHAGRINED BY GREEK SITUATION P.-. i. i' AUJ:.: M.U. i vuuoiauiuic s numuiuuu uionco "Painful Impression." THE HAGUE. June 14. Abdication of King Conatanttne of Greece pro duced a "painful Impression" at Ger man great headquarters, according to dispatrhea received today via Cologne. The Kaiser was greatly chagrined, and Immediately dispatched a mes sage of sympathy to the fallen mon arch and his wife. Queen Sophie, who Is the Kaiser's sister. German newspspers declare that the new Greek King must obey the en tente or else a revolution of tho Venl zellst forces will result In tha estab lishment of a republic. The Gtman llbc-a.1 press believes a declaration of war fri-m Greece is imminent Hope Ij expressed that Field Marshal vrn Illrdenburg is prepared for sue i a contingency. The Zeltung Ammlttag voiced the belief that Constantlne'a fj-I was partly the result of the Russian revo lution. STOLE WOMAN'S CLOAK SHE CHOSE FOR SHROUD Dying, Owner Asked to Be Buried in Garment Thief Got. YORK, Pa.. June 14 When Mrs. Bessie E. Wltmer was burled yester day an Item in her own funeral ar rangement could not be carried out because her long plush coat had been stolen the day before she died i It had been purchased for her by a friend, and she thought so much of it that she told her friends she want ed them to put It on her and bury her In IL Rut the garment was stolen, and Charlea Geesey is under arrest for the thefL The police recovered the coat at a local cleaner's, where. It Is alleged, Kaesey had sold It. EXCEPTIONAL CASES FEW When Pressure of Work Compels Employes May Be Held. Washington's army of Government employes will have Saturday half holi day during the summer. This haa been determined by the President. No change will be made In the standing executive order providing that four hours shall constitute a dayj work on Saturdays from June 15 to Sep tember IS. The war situation, however, will cause some employes to stay after the Satur day closing time. Whether they will stay will be left to the discretion of bureau and division chiefs, but wherever passible they will be given a half day off. Worker Felt Alarmed. For several weeks Government workers have been apprehensive of a change In the order because of pre sure of war work. The President and his advisers agreed, however, that tha holiday should be given to all employes where It will not hinder the work of the Government. A general speeding up of work Is expected, so that aa few as possible need remain after the Satur day closing time. Ileetaton Based on Fairness. It was learned when announcement of the holiday waa made tolay that the President an! his advlatrs con' sldered that It would be unfair to those employee who could be spared to lengthen the Saturday work day during the summer months. It la understood a vast majority of Government employes will get their holidays and that work after Satur day closing time will be rare. MERGER PROMOTERS BEGIN WORK TODAY Committee Will Ask Trade Bodies to Name Conferees. The committee of ten business men of Washington appointed to meet with committees from the Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Trade, and the Retail Merchants' Association In an effort to bring the three organiza tions togheter under one directing head. Is to hold Its initial meeting this afternoon In the New Ebbltt Ho tel. The committee represents no or ganlzatlon, having been appointed at a meeting of more than sixty repre sentative business and professional men of Washington, who met on Tuesday afternoon to consider the best means of persuading the various organisations to merge and work to gether for the best Interests of Washington. An Invitation to the three bodies probably will be sent out this after noon requesting that they name a committee to meet with the other committees and confer with a vrew to bringing about closer co-operation and better feeling. It la expected that these committees will be named and that a Joint meeting will be held within the next two or three days. Former Congressman Jamea T. Lloyd haa been chosen chairman of the committee of business men. POLICE CHIEF OUSTS CHINESE PARLIAMENT He Signs President's Order After Refusal by Premier. LONDON. June 14 "The Chinese Parliament has bee'n unceremoniously dismissed, according to a Tientsin dispatch received today by the Ex change Telegraph Company According to a Reuter dispatch to day from Peking. Chiang Cho Tung, chief of police of that city, has ac cepted the post of acting premier of China, and in such a capacity haa countersigned the Presidents order for dissolution of the Chinese parlia ment. Wu Ting Fang, the premier, had re fused to affix his signature to such an order. The Chinese constitution requires the premier's attestation to such an edict and thus the dissolu tion had been blocked. S-'outhern Chinese provinces. It was declared, have telegraphed their re fusal to recognize the President's au thority and civil war Is feared. DIGBY BELL GRAVELY ILL Veteran Comedian Taken Home From Theater. NEW YORK. June 14. Dlgby Bell, the veteran comedian whose fame dates from the days of "Pinafore" and "Patience," is seriously 111 in the Alston Sanitarium. He was taken there last Friday I from the Colonial Theater, where he had been playing His physician Is reeling mm for a general break- down. Mr. Bell la aixty-seven. I !iisM 4 ? Lsaaillllllai fBf? 'aassss'l saBW - -loTsisV i"BsS' .'isH pKHisw r2 iw .. M& JssB gf&gpHHHBpT m I3Jsiaaaaaaaafl5HJalsBaaaaal 'vjisaaaaaaillal BaaaaaaLaa I BSaaaaaaaal WESLEY FROST. Split With Japan Is Averted . - Bogus Note on Chinese Revolution Ar6uses Re sentment at Tokyo Text of True Message.. Dissipates .Anger. Relations between -the United States and Japan, upset and delicate over a misunderstanding as to America-'a-purposes in China,, were straightened out satisfactorily today through explanations sent to the American embassy in Tokyo. At the same time, an investigation was of a bogus note purporting to have Been cabled from New York to Tokyo, which aroused resentment in Japan. Japanese resentment waa stirred when the Asahl printed the bogus note. This -message made the United States say that the Chinese revolu tion should be quelled because Ger many and Russia were about to make separata peace and Japan In tended to send her troops Into Man churia. The true note sent China merely expressed the hope of this Govern ment for a settlement of Internal troubles. Subsequently the Japan Times took exception to what it considered American Interference in China with out consultation with Japan, though this Government waa not obligated to make such a consultation. Japoneae Anger Abate. Later, the true text of the note. obtained at Shanghai, waa published In Japan dissipating the anger which the bogus note had aroused. Realizing that the altuatton might develop unpleasantly If the misappre hension were not Immediately cor rected, thla Government Informed Ita embassy at Tokyo of the true status of affairs, with Instructions to Inform the Japanese government about IL This has been done, and Japan now understanda that the American note waa based upon no ulterior purposes as to the Far EasL The State Department is perplexed to the source of the bogus note. The Asahl printed It under a New York date line, and Secret Service men were put to work today to trace Ita origin. Bogus Xote Brings Trouble. Secretary of State Lansing declared today that "whatever misunderstanding had arisen was due solely to publica tion of the bogus note." This, he ex plained, had been corrected by publica tion of the true text, and by the Ameri can Instructions to the Toklo embassy,. Ambassador Sato has had recent ne gotiations with Lansing, presumably on the basis of the Chinese situation, though Lansing declared today the Japanese hsd not taken up the note question directly with him. The real significance of the whole Incident is the fact that The Time. an official organ, took exception to Amerlca'a part In China, on the ground that Japan had not been con suited, and threatened that Japan would Jealously make her position clear. Thla display of feeling, while based on an error, was taken here by some to Indicate an underlying spirit of dlspleaaur toward this na tton. ROTHERMERE GETS BIG POST Lord Northcllffe's Brother Reported to Be New Food Head. LONDON, June 14. Harold Sidney Harmsworth, first Baron Rothermere land brother of Lord Northcllffe. now In the United States In charge of the -ormsn missions, is understood to I have bean chosen food eomptroUex. ' UMESTRICUD WARFARE MORE MURDEROUS DAILY Submerged Attacks on Ships Give Crews No Chance For Their Lives No Heed Paid to Drowning Victims. "The submarine war grows more barbarous every day. It has now reached the plane of deliberate murder for every ship sunk, and will so continue to the end. It is not the fault of the Germans that every torpedo does not produce a Lusitania massacre." "Death by slow torture for submarine captains who let big passenger liners escape them is reported to be the fate meted out by von Tirpitz." That is the Kaiser's unrestricted submarine warfare in the words of the man who probably knows more about the human side of the sea tragedy than any other certainly more than- any other American. He is "Wesley Frost, American consul at Queenstown, the port on the southwest coast of Ireland where all the At- started to ascertain the source MARYLAND TO CLEAR ADMIRAL CAMP SITE Bill for $100,000 to Be Poshed Through the Legislature. r- ANNAPOLIS, Md, June 14V-The finance committee of the Maryland senate will make favorable report this afternoon on the bill providing tha necessary appropriation to clear ap the camp alta at Admiral, between Waahlngton and Baltimore, where tha local men taken under the selective draft are to be trained. It la believed that the legislature la now ready to conform absolutely to the conditions set by the War Department, assuring the location of the camp at Admiral, with Ita three railroads running to Washington and Baltimore and other substantial advantages. The bill will provide an appropria tion of not less than 1100,000, fix a dry zone of two miles beyond the lim its of the camp and provide for con demnation proceedtnga if any difficul ty la found In securing any portion of the grounds. These are the steps which tha War Department regards aa necessary to be taken by the State of Maryland before the selection of the Admiral camp la a certainty. There la a question of whether the fund is to be expended by the board of public works, consisting of the governor, treasurer and comptroller, all Democrats, the executive commlt .ee of the preparedness survey or a body const,. uted by the bill or permit ted to be named by the governor. The situation has been clarified in aome measure by a strong declaration from William F. Stone, the Republican leader of Baltimore city, who urged the Republican members to aupport the plan to have the expenditures made by the duly qualified officials of the State. TWINS FOOL ARMY DOCTOR Physician Thinks He Is Examining Same Youth Twice. LONDON. June 14 Twin brothers, who had Just reached eighteen, ap peared before a medical recruiting board yesterday for examination pre liminary to enlistment. One of them atripped, waa ushered before a doctor, and. having paased hi examination, retired. Then the other brother ap peared, but the doctor refused to ex amine him. declaring he could not give his attention to the aame candi date twice Not until the two went In together would he be convinced. If one of them is killed he'll never be sure of It," commented the doctor "-He'll be uncertain whether he'a him-' self or his broth." Ian tic ocean lanes to Britain come together. Off tha shores near Queenatown the thousands of ships which feed Britain paaa by day and night. Frost Is In Waahlngton for a rest. For over two years he haa been In attendance at the funer als of merchant ships struck down by the underwater terror. Itthas been his task to collet the evidence aa to sixty five sinkings in which Americans were Imperiled or slaughtered. He has seen the cemeteries on the Irish hillsides dotted -with fresh mound. He ha heard' Uie shrieks of mothers for their murdered babies, sees men stark mad with the tortures of hun ger and thirst, brought in from days and nights In foodless lifeboats. Sara Germans Deably Guilty. It la with difficulty that he can be Induced to talk, but when he does, the full-throated Indignation of this clean-cut young American la almost terrible fn 1U Intensity. "The German gul't la double. said Frost today. "In tha first place, no civilized government would have re sorted to such methods, even when It waa possible to sink ships occasion ally without murdering non-combat-ants. Now that the arming of mer chant ahlps and the effectiveness of the patrols makes It impossible for the submarines to risk giving warn ing, they would drop it If they were white." The aportlng word he uses explains the sort of man Frost IL Born back In Oberlin, Ohio, his life has besh that of the aturdy young American who makes hla way in the world by hard work and fighting fair. It Is not strange that he has no use for the sophistries of "frlghtfulneaa" and calls murder by Its real name. No Opportunity to Escape. Now that the submarines-have been driven to attack ahlps submerged using the torpedo almost exclusively tha murder roll la bound to grow. Frost explained. Moat ahlps. when struck by a torpedo, go down In two or three minutes, which gives ne op portunities of escape to thoae below deck. Recent sinkings which came under hla observation, alnce the beginning of the ruthless warfare, show this conclusively. A freighter loaded with iron ore and convoyed by a destroyer went down In two minutes. Eighteen of her crew of twenty-six perished. Another sunk In two mlnulea after being atruck. She was hit In day light, but the submarine waa not seen. Twenty-eight of her crew of thirty-two perished. The Abcsso sunk in three minutes, and thirty women and children died. "Sinkings of thla sort from now on wilt be the rule not the exception," said FrosL Only the larger pas senger ships will remain afloat long enough to launch the boats and get off the crew and passengers: and those will not float ao long If struck In vital spots or by more than one torpedo. The submarlnea are now so fearful of exposing themselves to the deck guns of slowly sinking ships that they sel dom come up to question the escap ing crews of passenger ships. Out of six pasenger ship sinkings investi gated by him. this happened In only one case that of the Laeonla. which was sunk near midnlghL Warning Shet. KI1L Hideous as this assassination from ambush Is. it does not equal the wanton Crimea committed In the days before -ruthless" warfare hen, the submarines came to the surface and itta'-keil with gur fire. The wirnlnr- ,-lvn In these cases waa almDlv the heirinninr nf ih. ... tack. and sailors were often killed J -A. 5 A.