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Today Panther and Peacock. Hindenbnrg and Kaiser. Monsieur Gordon-Bennett III. You Need Not Envy Him. Put photographs of Hindenbnrg and the Kaiser side by side, and you will haTe a close view of war, of Its cause, the thought and power back of It, and the Inevitable end. Looklns at the Kaiser and Hln denburg la like looking at a pea cock and a black panther. The peacock's vanity demands satisfaction, the panther's power Is there to get it In selling war bonds or thrift stamps, raising money for the Red Cross or Y. M. C. A., the two faces, Hindenburg and Kaiser, should be shown side by side. If yon saw a black panther and a peacock, devastating the country, panther ahead, killing right and left, peacock behind, spreading his tall feathers, you'd know what to do. ' First, you'd kill the panther and bury his corpse, then pull out the peacock's tall feathers, make him act like other fowl in the barnyard and stop ,all the nonsense. Lansdowne, the British pacifist peer, says peace will come through negotiations, not through victory. Peace will come with the Kaiser as It comes to a crying baby. The baby makes up Its mind to go to sleep when it discovers that it can not have what It wants. The Kaiser trill make np his mind to go to sleep when he finds that he cannot have what he wants. The Kaiser most be beaten into really wanting peace wanting it badly and wanting it in a hurry or there will be no sincere peace talk from him. The German people, flattered and inflated with "glorious vic tories" over Roumania, Bolshe viki and other mirages, will have to be more hungry, more worried and read bigger death lists be fore they will really want peace. James Gordon Bennett is danger ously ill at his home near Nice. No man need envy his life, with its great annual fortune, big yacht and power. The jpjower, diminishing gradual ly, has practically vanished the great annual income with it. ' A yacht doesn't amuse old age. When his day comes and his story is told, it will tell what his father did before him, or what Stanley, the explorer, did for him it will tell little about anything done by James Gordon Bennett, living 3,000 miles from the coun try that made him rich. He walked along the rocky shore of the beautiful Mediterranean, with his little "butterfly dogs" barking In his arms or trotting beside him. He picked up big bets from the tables at the Monte Carlo gambling house near his door, or watched indifferently the white faced croupier pulling the bets in. He selected his lobster or lan gouste, swimming around in the tank of the Cafe De La Reserve, at Beaulieu. He drove down from the snows on the upper Corniche road to pick oranges along the path he rode up to his door. Cab drivers praised his generosity. Head waiters bowed low to Mon sieur Gordon Bennett. He was never happy, and all but he knew it. He lies ill now, poor old man, and for every hair on his head, nnd for every hair that has vanish ed from his head, he can count an opportunity missed. Pity him as he lies, perhaps dying. A man born with great power, physical and mental, be could have made a great career and led a useful life had he been born poor Any able man will succeed in spite of poverty. Few CAN suc ceed with the handicap of wealth. His father's success killed him as It has killed thousands of others. The Constitution of the United States and the laws of old nature are alike in this both forbid en tall. You cannot entail your prop erty, leaving it to ro on piling up and feeding the idle for genera tions. Our Constitution wants future generations to work for what they get. And nature wants the same. The prosperous man that would leave his sonTree of care and hap py leaves him nearly always free of opportunity and unhappy, The old Scotch deer hound said: "I do not want my puppies to race over sharp stones, through gullies, and across mountains as I have. I want them to get their deer meat easily." He built a great fence around , a deer park, filled it with deer, turned the puppies loose to do the killing, and died a proud father, saying "I have given my boys a better start in life than I had" and all Jus puppy dogs died of the 1 mange and lack of exercise. 17 SOLDIE WEATHER: Cloudy and cooler to night and tomorrow! probably shawera. Tem perature at 8 a. m. 63 drarrea, whleh la the average (or May 10 for laat thirty Tears. NUMBER 10,524. HAIG U-B PERSHING'S 50 WELCOMED BY CITY FATHERS AT Throngs Line Route as Heroes Tour StreetsLiberty Hut Reception Tonight Will Close Gala Day. "Washington is fetelng "Pershing's Fifty" today. Heralded by the shrill notes of bugles, cheered by a crowd tht thronged tho space before the District building, Pershing's veterans were welcomed to tho city by the Board of District Commissioners shortly after noon today. A long line of automobiles, furnish ed by the women of the Red Cross Automobile Volunteers, brought the, boys In from Fort Myer, where they are quartered pending their depar ture from Washington at the end of the week. Promptly at 12:30, the hour set. the procession whirled down Pennsylvania avenue and drew up before the District building, where Commissioners Brownlow, Gardiner, and General Knight and Henry B. F Macfarland, head of the District Red Cross, stood awaiting the heroes. A large crowd had as sembled to greet America's veterans. and a lusty cheer and much hand' clapping greeted the boys as they ar rived. Given Hearty "Welcome. The fifty, leaving their automo biles, drew up at attention before the officials, to hear the welcoma by Commissioner Brownlow, speaking in behalf cf the city. "We welcome you to Washing-ton," the Commissioner said, and as I Washing-ton. the Nation's Capital. Is representative of every city and hamlet In the country, so Is our wel come that of your cwn town, your own people. In his speech, which was brief, the Commissioner touched (Continued on Page 13, Column 1.) F D. C. TO THE ARMY Three thousand two, hundred and ninety men will be called from Wash ington in the second draft, according to the announcement of the State quotas made by Provort Marshal Crowder today. Altogether this draft will call 800.000 men to the colors. In each State 39.731 per cent of the total number of men In Class 1 will be effected. It is expected, however, that this number will be considerably Increased when the deferred classes hare been thoroughly combed to find persons listed in them through the laxity of the district boards. Some State Quotas. The Quotas of nearby States fol low: Alabama, 17,811; Delaware, 1,718; Florida. 9.73: Georgia. 22.885; Ken tucky, 164)37; Maryland. 10.460: Mew Jersey 22,621; New York. 69.643; North Carolina. 18.870; Pennsylvania, 58.667; South Carolina. 11.C67; Tennessee, 17, 154; Virginia, 17,063; West Virginia, 12.416. The provost marshal general, bas ing his calculation on the experience in recent levies, figures that approxi mately 2(4.838 men will be rejected In the next draft because of physical disqualifications. The cancellation by the House yes terday of its amendment to the draft quota legislation, which would have (Continued on Page 12, Column 1.) WHITE SULPHUR MPIUMGS. W. Va. " Tn.ni iii.ii ..l.a .. - IcuratlTa waters. Over-ctxSt from WasUsftea. HI NOON NEXTDRAFTmLL ALL 12 IN Wxz w OAT METHODISTS PLAN MILLION A YEAR FORWARWORK ATLANTA, Ga., May 10. One minion dollars will be raised annually for the next four years by the Methodist Episcopal Church South for war activities. The quadrennial general con ference of the church in session here today unanimously voted to raise this amount by a special assessment on the annual con ferences and by voluntary con tributions. The fund will be handled by a special commission on war work to consist of three bishops, five laymen, and five ministers of the church. Bishop W. H. Lam bath, of Nashville, TeniL, has been given special permission by the conference to aid in the pro motion of war work and co operate with the commission. Bl f BE Brought to a full realization that the United States is facing a finance program of staggering proportions the most stupendous in the history of any nation Secretary of the Treas ury McAdoo and Congressional lead'-' ers are planning an immediate rev! sion of the war revenue and possibly other, tax act. that will tax to the limit every able citizen of the United States. Estimates for the prosecution of the war program, submitted to Con gress, are far In excess of expecta tion, and immediate steps to get ad ditional revenue arc necessary If tbey are to be met. 1 Comprehending the situation when War Department, navy, and shipping estimates were submitted to Con gress. Secretary McAdoo took the matter up immediately, though he was at his home 111. and warned to rest up after a month's campaign for the third Liberty loan. 'Will Outline Vims Soon. Chairman Claude KItchin, of the Ways and Means Committee of the House, and Senator Simmons, of the Finance Committee of the Senate, arc both in possession of memoranda from the Secretary today urging Im mediate considerate of additional tax legislation. The committee chairmen were told that the Secretary would outline his views to Congress at the earliest possible moment. On the face of the present condition of the Treasury, and the most optim istic estimate 01 mc receipts for the next fiscal year the Government will run 820.000,000,000 behind If the esti mates. Just submitted are to be met. This situation developed with a sud- deness that left Government leaders, both legislative and executive almost flabbergasted. Secretary McAdoo. with his usual confidence. I. nre- pared to meet conditions, however, if Congress will take immediate steps to pass enabling legislation. Discussion of a n.ew war finance program overshadowed everything else In discussion at tho Capitol and In Administrative circles today. May Double ITmrnl Taxes. There is likelihood that Income, ex cess profits, corporation and other taxes will be practically doubled, and mat income tax exemptions will be lowered to such a point that all but the lowest wage earners, the verv poor, will be called upon to contribute a percentage of their earnings to the Government. Secretary McAdoo, as jet. however. has made no recommendations. He wants some time to study the situa tion before he presents what will bo the Administration revenue program. His message so far has been confined to the general suggestion that the tacit agreement for no further tax legislation at this session of Congress must be abandoned and the matter Im mediately considered. The revenue situation developed sud denly and In acute form largely as a 1 tcwpuod on Pace 23, Column 4.) Llllffi 1 RAISFU M ILLED ahiiro WASHINGTON. FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 10. 1918. OVERS 7 SOLDIERS DIE, 10 INIED, IN SEVIER I Four Coaches Turn Turtle on High Trestle 321st Infan try Aboard Was Mostly Carolinians. COLUMBIA, S. O. May 10. A troop train carrying the advance guard of the 321st Infantry leaving Camp Jackson, Columbia, for Camp Sevier at Greenville, was wrecked about 10 o'clock this morning on the high trestle near the camp. Seven soldiers are dead and ten others are seriously inJured,someot whom are expected to die. Four Cars Go Over. One of the wheels under one coach broke Just as the train reached the trestle. This caused the car to drop, finally going over the trestle. It pulled two other coaches, one old wooden coach and one steel. The trucks from the latter fell on top of the first coach which had fal len over, and as It smashed in the men inside were crushed. There were stxty-nve men in this coach. No one from outside Is allowed In the camp. The 321st infantry regiment is com posed almost exclusively of North and South Carolinians. 13DEADJ00HURT AS CYLGONE CHICAGO. May 10. At least thir teen persons were killed and prob ably 100 Injured in a cyclone which swept points In central Illinois and central and northeastern Iowa, ac cording to reports early today, prop erty loss was heavy. SPEAKER CLARK'S SON ARRIVES IN FRANCE Speaker Champ Clark was the proudest and happiest man In the House todaj From somewhere In France he re ceived a cablegram from his son, Lieut. Bennett Champ Clark, saying he had arrived "safe" with his com pany of infantry. Lieutenant Clark was formerly parliamentarian of the House. REPORTED ARRESTS DENIED. Official advices from Mexico City to the Mexican embassy this afternoon disclaimed all knowledgo of the re ported arrest and deportation of Rob ert H. Murray, correspondent of the New York World, and several other correspondents. STOP MY AD! Mr. Deason, 1811 Third St N. E, phoned in and congratulated us because this was the second time that we rented his rooms. With due modesty we beg leave to state that this happens many times daily. PHONE YOUR ADS IN MAIN 5260 i RAIN WRECK T ILIINOIS AND IOWA AND BASE BORGLUM CONFIDENCE OF THE TO PROMOTE AERO I. Thattn'all of the "relation ccnstralng'tho Batter of eoBpany for tho Buufeeturv or alrflaneo, during which- Z ns proa tat at tiro ml cenfereneeo with the; projectors of thle enterprise, as a consulting engineer, X desire to stats iifcat thoro was never any othor understanding of thlo pro Jest- Mt. that Mr. Bergli was to be represented in tho eorporatloa by 4lr Barrio sd that bis solo aairt In tho transaction was to be, first, " Ms personal f Headship and. association with President Wilson, abas ho stated ho-eould de. anything ho wanted with U Mm a further asset la this eesBsroial Yenioxw, MtBorglu-tatBj-wrpvT . everyone eoneorsod la thlo aatttr .to -uadtrstand," that his position with tho Al ro rait Front t len Board and tho Aerial Beatles. cf tfcsigaal Corps, UaS.a,-. V&S BUdh that ho eenld- obtain for thaii uaa olane ad'aetmtejtl ittalTa i . t whcA this- ccasaav could wy In boaaliX'PittfcM --- - ' - ,? ..- t . 4 3. Oat tone of tho partner?', of taU'coaaenfwasTto hare -been KrVfcugo CVCifeaea: . who Is connected with tho British Ministry of Sir la tho United States, of flee at 320 Broadway, Mew York City, who proposed that certain paints whleh h eeatrellod would ho used fy thie-icasaay, and who also stated that be wonld be able, to iaflneaee orders for airplane la euoh a way that this eossany Bight receive tho benefit thsrofroaw . That Z was giren to understand by Mr. Borglua that the present personnel of the aircraft Beard was highly distasteful to hla and he was constantly criticising their work That be definitely proposed to change this personnel by virtue of his friendship with' President blsea and that he asked .'a ts suggest Boabers for the new Board which would be sore friendly to hla in hie projeots. That I avoided giving hla any definite answers along this ' line That in the event of a newly eonatltuted-ilrcraft Board being foraed.t ... ..u ii i iii..u. . .i it . ?. " kuorv nuu mvn b ob VAnMhfrWHa 30 January -Idlfi Tbe above is a true copy, oadt by bj own band, of tht "original etateaui i which Z dictated and signed on January 30, 1918, of whlohtatecenoiilj i two copies were cade and egned; one of these boljig.dallvered'te the Military Intelligence Section, U. S. JU,andjtha other to Mr T. S.'Eardesty, Consulting Engineer, of Washington, fc CV; C May 191B This is a facsimile of statement by Henry H. Suplec, in which Gutxon Borglum's attendance at an aero company promoters' meeting is recounted. By DAVID LAWRENCE. Copyright 1918 by New York Evening Post Company. Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor, who stirred up all the present fuss about the aircraft situation, will have a great deal to explain when confronted with documents now in the possession of the Government tending to show that with President Wilson's letters and friendship as an asset he sought to organize an aeroplane company for private gain. A mass of letters and documents reveal Mr. Borglum, first as a disgruntled inventor whose designs were proved unsatisfactory by official tests, and second as a promoter of a private enterprise which he was organizing at the very time that he had in his pocket the letter from President Wilson giving him the right to look into the aircraft situation and make a report thereon. This evidence has been brought to the attention of President Wilson and Secretary Baker and unquestionably will be placed before the United States Senate. It explains why President Wilson "backed down," so to speak, in April on the powers given Mr.Borg Ium, and why Mr. Wilson took the matter of investigation away from the sculptor and put it in the hands of men who, he was sure, were disinterested. Here is a sworn statement for instance made by Henry Harrison Suplee, chief en gineer of the Dodge Manufacturing Company of Wisconsin, with whom Mr. Borglum was to be associated. "Memorandum for the tion of the United States Army: 1. That in all of the . . INJURED IN WRECK wsm GROUND CHARGED WITH USING lEBCIUlflX&f FOR TEB CnfXDXRTUL XSlUStOS KURAKT Urrg'JiTOfect. StcfaCB, 0V 8 A ..--.. uta saa&E 'ear 'eaa3lsfafe2 bujiciu.it b innnug hthhii Xcwj "V& w si 7i '1&W ) )XAACU Confidential Information of relations concerning the matter AVantinued on Page xwo, wi. j.-wo.j ii BLOCKED PRESIDENT COMPANY 07 probation of "steek'- ', fcLh lTSaTiiLi S' w ine proposes; i&AA" the Military Intelligence Sec rw A Vv UiAfite- s of promotion of stock com-i,,, . ., ,. . . 1 11 $k mass EDITION PRICE TWO CENTS. HARBOR OF ITEIIS CLOSED 8Y CoraretLaaed; Cruiser b Sunk a! Mouth of Harfaor'ii Daring Operation by thi British. LONDON, May 10v-British vtroops-yesterdar evening recap, tared the small portion -of a trench (ISO yxrdsi.vajch ta Gnaan fevdr tu ru. NAVAL RAID r&fi?1&(irtI&Z. TSeiar Marshal mig-reponea. today. Elsewhere there was only artillery activ ity. By FLOYD MAOOmPF'. laternailonal News Service Stan Correspondent LONDON. May 10. British naval forces carried out another brilliant and successfnl coup last night. Tfcej dashed down upon the Belgian, coast and barred the sea-way to the Im portant German submarine base at Ostend by sinking the crniser Vin dictive across the entrance to the harbor. The operation was imfr to that at Zeebrugge on April 22 when that submarine nest was made Ineffective by the sinking of block ships. Ship Blocks Outlet The Vindictive, which had been tht leader of the Zeebragge raid and was badlr shot np there, was filled with cement and sank last night between the piers at the outlet of the Ostend harbor. The enterprise was successfnl from every point of view. The only loss sustained by the British was a motor boat, while the casualties were light The blocking of the Ostend and Zeebrngge harbors will go down in the history of the war as two of the most daring exploits of the navies. At both submarine bases the Ger mans have batteries of long range naval gnns and keep a keen look out for attacking parties. Official Version. The text of the official report is sued on the Ostend raid by the ad miralty today follows: "Ostend harbor was successfully blocked last night by the sinking of the Vindictive, filled with concrete. The VIndictve.was sunk between the piers at the entrance of the harbor The only British loss was a damaged motor launch which was sunk under orders from the vice admiral. Our casualties were light." GRJVESNES PARK TAKEN BY FRENCH PARIS, May 10. French troops completely recaptured the park at Grivesnes yeatertay afternoon, ts Ids 3 prisoners and a Quantity of war material, the French war otflce reported- today. (Grivesnes is less than two miles north of Cantignr. where American troops are engaged.) ZEEBRUGGE MOLE RATOEDBYFLYERS I BERLIN. May 10. "On Thursday squadrons carried out bombt pirraras assure u. 1 t :