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Fair tonight and Saturday* lCRft«^« erate temperature. Mrs. Roy Walker, 17, Dis appears From Home on Wednesday UNKNOWN MAN IS BEING SOUGHT Kidnapping Theory Ac cepted by Mother and Husband moy Walker, 17, missing sines Wednesday afternoon, ia believed to have been the victim of kidnappers her mother and her husband clinging firmly to the belief that an unknown man, a visitor at the Walker tj'art ments two weeks ago plotted with two other men to ateal the girl. The mother, her fears aroused at Hie time of the unknown man's vis to the Walker apartments, in the B. Loucks block. Second avenue and Third street north, told the Fargo and Moorhead police today that two days after the mysterious one's visit aha overheard him tell two other vnen that they "would have to kidnap the girl, because she was too good lee king to live with that man". ""Where does she live"? one of the men asked of the alleged plotter, aa they were seated on the stepa of the Amerioan cafe en Front street. ''Second avenue and Third street f«|lied the supposed leader of the crowd that Mr. Walker and the girl's other are certain stole her soon after aha left home at 3 o'clock Wedneeday afternoon of this -weak. The mother, her fears thoroughly aroused by the conversation ahe had overheard went to her home with the story, only to receive assurances from koth Mr. and Mrs. Walker thai she «qjrgs unnecessarily alarmed. Followed Two Other Worn ell. Tuesday of this week, a man de scribed aa the samp man who visited the Walker apartments, followed two women In the vicinity of the Walker home The women sought protection la a residence, and the tagging man 4tpappsareti. Mother Maintains Vigil. iince the girl's dtsappearano# 68 Wednesday, tne mother has main tained a constant vigil in the Front trtreet district, where she overheard the conversation, hoping to find the mysterious man, but so far without result. ltu Mrs. Walker, 17, comely, and with practically no acquaintances in the city of Fargo, having resided here onlv a few monthly set out from her home about 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, according to a neighbor. Bar mother had previously departed flpipm the residence. Left Best Cloths# gt Heme. The girl carried only her handbag, With $35 in it., and was dressed in a pip in black gown, a navy blue serge Jacket with belt, a Leghorn hat with an extremely broad rim, and she wore light tan shoes and white hose, when she left home on an errand to a grocery store, from which she has not yet returned, and so aa 'officials and her husband and mother have been able to ascer tain she didn't visit either of the stores where she was accustomed, to deal. No Thought of Leaving. The theory that she might have«H» •Way from home is dispelled, the mother and husband believe, because of the fact that the clothes she wore were of the most simple of her ward robe, while absolutely nothing was taken from the house except a small box of face powder which she was accustomed to carry. Inquiry at every depot in Fargo and Moorhead has failed to elicit any in formation concerning the girl, whose appearance because of the wide rim med hat she wore, would very lifcely attract attention. No Hint of Goinf. •"My wife had always seemed happy about the home, and there ww.s no trouble of any kind", said Mr. Walkej to The Forum this morning. "I can't understand what has happened. I feel sure ghe has been stolen". The mother, whose vigil for the man who she believes stole her girl, after two sleepless nights, was all but broken down this morning. *1 am sure she met with foul play", aaid the mother. "Why, the girl would never leave home alone. 8he wouldn't go away from home any time. The longest ahe ever staid out in an afternoon was one day she went to a shoy. Other times, she was absent only an hour, or less than that". Husband Employed By Kennedy, v Mr. Walker is employed by Jamea Ifehnedy, contractor. He and his wife have .made their home in Fargo and Casselton about. Six or seven months. The girl's farther "resided with them, The Man's Visit/ Two weeks ago, the unknown man for whom the police are. looking, went to the Walker apartments, there meeting Mrs. Walker's mother. The man said he had found a diamond ifng, and thought it belonged to a girl whom he described as very much like Mrs. Walker. When Mrs. Walker returned to the apartments a few minutes later, the man declared Bhe wasn't the girl. Then he made an effort to have the Kstaurant," I take a position in the "Eureka on Front street, declar- Continued on page five. •ft v '4 IN m* Asaociated Preaa) Biloxi, Miss., Sept. 28.—The worst storm in years is reported from Ship Island, which is almost covered with high seas. Five fishing schooners are reported out and a steamer has been sent in search of them Mobile. Ala., Sept. 28.—With the tropical hurricane again swerving towards the Florida coast. Mobile to day prepared to face the storm. All shipping was in shelter and the rail roads were moving all cars from wharves and sidings. The barompnter fell steadily all morning. ARE QENERAL CROWDER INSPECTING CAMPS OF NEW CONSCRIPT ARM? INFLAMED igt t'jk 4||!|p j|t" V r, ,v jw-is*-1-* if K. YEASS Tropical Hurricane Sweep ing Along Coast of v Mississippi FIVE FISHING UjSCHOONERS OUT Railroads Mot® Freight From Wharves as the, Barometer Falls •T 4 -WZ-" i 1 ft -Jl ,#**' V ««dl T~fr ff i fHmwt Manhal General Crowder (rijrhO aad General J. Vhakfln Bd al Camp Upton. Provost Marshal General Crowder, chief of the new national army, paid a recent visit to Camp Upton, N. Y., to Inspect the progress of the new conscript camps. HITS GULF COAST BY DEATH fLEADER Sinn Feiners Let To Be lieveThomas Ashe Dieft of Voluntary Starving (By Associated Press.) London, Sept. 28.—The death in Dublin on Wednesday of Thomas Ashe, a Sinn Fein leader, reported to have been due to voluntary starva tion, according to a dispatch to The Daily Mail from Dublin has accen tuated painfully the difficulties un derlying the surface of Irish politics and Sinn Fein opinion is- inflamed seriously. Ashe's body, dressed In the uniform of the Irish volunteer*, lies In state in a Dublin hospital and there may be a public funeral on Sunday. It. is said that other Sinn Fein leaders in the hospital prison, where Ashe died, are in a dangerous condition. At the inquest Thursday into the death of Ashe, Professor McMeeney testified that the post mortem exam ination, at' which several other doc tors were present, showed that Ashe did not die of hunger. The body waa not emaciated and there was an abundance of food in the stomach. Death, he said, was due to syncope arising from heart trouble and part IB from an intense congestion of the lung. Ashe's heart, he added, was abnormal and he would be apt to succumb to any su4d#a shock or prolonged struggle. 8HOOT8 TOE OFF. Minot, N. D., Sept. 23.—Lying on the ground and taking aim at a flock of ducks, E. A. George, a linotype operator, accidentally shot off one of his toee when the hammer of the shotgun caught in hie clothing throwing the muzzle of the gun directly In range of the member. ititijjfaif 1 *i -'a"T- 'n-' 1 i ii.-.i i FAKGO'S RED CROSS Practically all of the 25 districts have been thoroughly covered. Thirty-one hundred eighty-five pledges for 14,083.19 sf month, and 921 service pledges have been re ported to date, insuring an annual Income of $48,398.28 for Red Cross work from Fargo. Outstanding reports are small, and are not expected to materially in crease the totals. Details in the proposed drive on "slackers", and for pledge increases to bring the amount to $5,000 a month, or $60,000 a year havf not been 'made pending the return of J. P. Hardy, chairman of the Fargo branch, who has been attending a convention in^ Chicago. He la ex pected back Saturday morning. HARD LUCK" STORY BRINGS LIGHT FINE CMi CMe Sentenced- te Pay Fine of $1'1n Federal Court For Violating Bone-Dry Law. A "hard luck" story told to Judge Charles F. Amidon in the federal court this morning resulted in a fine of only one dollar being imposed on Chris Eide of Fargo, charged with transporting liquor into the state in violation of the federal bone-dry law. Eide la the father of the four-year old boy drowned in the Red rivor, near the south bridge last summer. He claimed that after the drowning he took .to drinking. He claimed that at the time of his arrest he was in an~ intoxicated con dition and didn't remember whether he had one or two bottles of liquor in his possession when stopped by an officer and taken to the police station which was about a week apo. The defendant was represented n court by Attorney Harry Lashkowlt*. who also informed the court that the prisoner did not kndw he waa being taken over to the Fargo side. The court told the father that there are thousands of mothers and fathers who are sending their boys to the front these days and that they may come home dead and for him to brace up. Eide was unable to pay the fine, so the amount was paid by his counsel. MAY NOT BREAK Pnaklent of Argentine Preparing An Answer to Congress. v (By Associated Press.) Buenos Aires, Sept. 28.—President Irigoyen is preparing a message in answer to a request by congress that the diplomatic relations be tween Argentine and Germany be broken. The President, it is under stood, contends it is impossible to break off relations with Germany be cause of the Count von Luxburg in cident, considering this affair to have been adjusted by the German foreign office's explanation. THE FAUGO DRIVE RESTS TODAY No Further Work Until of J. P. Hardy, Chairman- of Branch Fargo's monthly budget campaign for the American Red Cross is at a standstill today. Two small reports were turned in by district chairmen this morning, but will not be listed and checked until Saturday morning. AND DAILY REPUBLICAN ESTABLISHED IN 1878. FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 28, 1917. VOLUME XXXIX, NO. 268. Whole City Will Join in Saying Farewell to Company Saturday Afternoon is HISSING: MOTHER TELLS OrriCERS SHE BEARD PLOT FARGO CITIZENS JOINING TO GIVE COMPANY BOYS GREAT FAREWELL Various Bodies Make Prep arations to Participate In Ceremony Saturday MERCHANTS VOTE TO CLOSE STORES Indications Are That Tre mendous Crowd Will Fill Downtown District Fargo's, farewell to the members of Company B, First "N. D. Infantry, la but 24 hours away. Saturday evening between 9:40 and 10 o'clock the members are expected to entrain on a special train over the Great Northern for Camp Greene, Charlotte, N. C. Th! entire morning was spent in packing boxes and freighting them to the baggage and cook car which will carry the equipment for the local or ganization. At 2 o'clock this afternoon the check roll call was given. 156 Men to Entrain. One hundred and fifty-four will entrain from this city with the two officers of the company, Captain 'Reginald Colley and Lieutenant Earl W. South. Preparations were being made by select committees from the & POLICE TO HEAD PARADE IN FARGO'S FAREWELL TO DEPARTING MILITIAMEN. Chief of Police Louia Dahlgren and his officers will head the par ade to be held Saturday in honor of the members of Company B, First N. D. Infantry, according to the official line of march an nounced late this afternoon, which follows: Police department, city offi cials, band at Fifth street and Third avenue Company B» at Fifth street and Third avenue Company Auxiliary at Masonic temple G. A. R. at Masonic tem ple W. R. C. at Masonic temple Spanish-American war veterans at Second avenue and Fifth street Sons of Veterans at Masonic temple Red Cross flag at First avenue east of Fifth street, and Home Defense league, Fifth street and Second avenue. It was the request of Captain Colley today that the band be at the Auditorium at 9 o'clock Sat urday evening and march with the members of the company the Great Northern station. ifferent patriotic and other organi zations in Fargo this afternoon to join with the Fargo Rot,ary club in staging the farewell. The executive committee of the Fargo Retail Merchants' association went into session this /norning and went on record a« favoring the clos ing of all stores during the parade for Company B. tp enable the em ployes to participate and be on hand to make liberal donations to the Com pany fund. 0 The retailer* adopted the following resolution: "Resolved, that the Fargo Retail Merchants' association goes on rec ord for the closing of all stores dur ing the parade for Co. B, Saturday afternoon, Sept. 29, to enable em ployes to participate and be on hand to make liberal donations to the Co. fund. Executive committee*. Meetings Are Called. E. G. Thompson, commander of flne Sons of Veterans, issued a call this morning to the members of that organization requesting them to meet at the public library Saturday after noon at 3 o'clock for the purpose of participating in the farewell parade. Mra. Edra Patterson, president of the issued a call tor all members to "report at the public library at S:40 o'clock, and all color bear era are particularly urged to be prea ent Harry M. Rudd, bandmaster, re quests all members of the Fargo city band and all band musicians to re port at the Masonic temple Saturday afternoon at 3:45 o'clock. He asks that musicians bring cap and uni form. Parade to 8tart at 4 O'olook. Fargo's parade will leave the Great Northern railway station at 4 o'clock, and will move south down Broadway to Island park where short, snappy exercises will be held. Amons the^ organizations that will participate are the city police department, city band, Fargo Home guard. Company auxiliary. Red Cross? W. C. T. U., G. A. FL, Spanish-American war veterana, Sons of Veterans, scho^ children and residents of the city. The parade wirl be the piain fea ture of th« celebration irf hopor of the men who are leaving to go into higher training in the modern meth ods of warfare berore they embark for France. Chief of Police Louis Dahlgren to day gave orders to his men that not an automobile or vehicle would ba permitted to use Broadway during the hours that the parade is held. The exercises are expected to last one hour and a half. Five Specials Due Saturday. Five specials will carry troops Of the First regiment under the com mand of Col. J. H. Fraine of Graf ton, through Fargo Saturday, three over the Great Northern and two over the. Northern Pacific. Four companies consisting of 500 men will reach Fargo about. 4 30 o'clock over the Great Northern. Another train consisting of two companies will ar rive over the same road about 9 or 10 o'clock on which the Fargo com pany will entrain. The special will also pick up the members of the company at Wahpeton. The two specials over the Northern Pacific are due to arrive between 9 and 10 o'clock. Continued on Page Two. OSEi' LI llOi£KClvS. I Noras* in ^4 uniform getting instruc tion from an officer. Preparing for active war service several hundred nurses from Ohio. Indiana and Michigan are drilling two hours dally while waiting for the word that will send them to Europe. Army officers are teaching them the manual of arms and some infantry drill so that they will know how to march, how to salute and how to execute military formations. TEN NEW HEN TO HELP DIRECT LOAN BOND SALE Fifteen District Chairmen Called To Report In Fargo Oct. 3 WILL OUTLINE STATE. CAMPAIGN A. R. Rogers of Minneapo lis, To Attend Farga Oonforpnpp. V Conference 4 L. S. •ftantra, chairman of the North Dakota executive committee for the Liberty Loan bond sale, is sued a call this afternoon for a meeting of the executive committee to be held in the directors' room of the First National bank In Fargo on Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, Oct. 3, to outline plana for the sec ond issue, which will ba offered the public, Oct. 1. Rogers to Attend, A. Rogers of Minneapolis, gfn eral chairman of the Ninth Federal Reserve bank district loan eommit tee, will be in attendance at the meeting. The bonds, according to announcement made by Secretary McAdoo Thursday night, will be of fered as before at par and accrued interest and will be in denominations of }50 and multiples thereof. The sale will close Oct. 27. In calling the meeting. Mr. Hanna announced the new district chairmen who will compose the executive com mittee of the second Liberty Loan bond aale in the state. Recently Mr. Hanna recommended to the Ninth Federal Reserve bank of Minneapolis, that he he permitted to Increase the personnel of this committee in order to bring about more efficient and better team work in the state. Five on Old Committae. There were five members on the old committee which was in charge of the first issue in the state, being C. R. Green of Cavalier A. I. Hunter of Grand Forks: T. L. Beiseker of Fessenden E. J. Welser of Fargo, and L. B. Hanna, chairman. To this number have been added the namea of ten new members, in cluding W. J. Morrish of Fargo, as the state secretary. These members of the executive com mittee, or the new district chairmen, are W. S. Davidson of Wllliston H. R. Porter of Minot J. E. Phelan of Bowman J. L. Bell of Bismarck Charles H. Doyon, Doyon Harry Lord of Cando Wes ley McDowell of Marion J. H. New ton of Mandan W. L. Richards of Dickinson, and W. J. Morrish of Far go, state secretary. ffiv- Card Index Of U. S. Soldiers Will Be Kept *W (By Associated Press.) Washington. Sept. 28. A card Index of all American officers and soldiers at home and abroad is to be compiled by the war department. Congress has appropriated money for the purpose in the general deficiency bill. Every man will be indexed by name and the records filed in alpha betical order for immediate, refer ence should he appear in army orders or casualty lists. With the descrip tion of each soldier will be given the name of his next of kin and emergency address. The plan of giving each man a number virtually has been abandon ed and it is understood each soldier instead will be supplied with a small aluminum tag bearing his name and company to be worn around his neck. Plans have been completed for the creation of a "atatisUcal division" with a branch in Paris to compile records. Shrewd Buvers of Furs, Coats, Suits and Dresses Are Doing Their Shopping vJaJsii..jl. NURSES FROM MIDPT/F, WEST PBKPAHE FOR WAR SERVICE 'i- e- *4 i i i i BIG CONSPIRACY BY I. W. W. :v W 4Wf if BASIS OF INDICTMENTS BY GRAND JURY More Than 150 True Bills Will Be Returned In Chicago EVIDENCE WEIGHED MQ&E THAN A TON k 4^1 Conspiracies and Plbts To Hamper The Govern ment, Charged (By Associated Press.) 'Washington, Sept. 2S.—Mors than 150 Indictments have been found by the federal .grand Jury in Chicago. Investigating I. W. W. activities on evidence secured In the recent federal raid. The Indictmenta which actually may exceed this number, have been drawn and voted upon, it Is under stood and all that remains Is to re port them to the court which may be done at any time. The evidence upon which the grani Jury has acted is said to show con spiracles and plots to hamper the government In its war activities and to show connection with German sources. The evidence laid before the grand Jury was of such volume a« actually to weigh a ton or more and is said to show a nation-wide conspiracy to hamper the government in almost every conceivable way with ramifi cations into almost every state. It concerns anti-draft demonaii ra tions, crippling of war industries by BO-called strikes, burning of wheat fields, burning of timber which the government was planning to use for airplane construction and a contin uous anti-rally and anti-war propa- There was evidence that GernuV money was supplied plentifully as shown In many letters and cancelled «hecks. Indications pointed to a group of men as movers in the great conspiracy with a large number of agents acting under their orders. The nation-wide raid conducted upon local I. W. W. headquarters in many cities by agents of the depart ment of hist ice on Sept. 8, disclosed the evidence upon which the govern ment proceeded to act. One feature which the Investiga tions brought out sharply, was the large—almost predominating mem bership of Austrian* in the ranks of the I. W. W. local organizations and also the large membership of the various races which comprise Aus tria-Hungary. Thousands of these men, unrestrained because the United States is not at war with Austria, federal Investigators have found have been very free to carry on whatever ctlvities were planned. It is understood that the indict ment has been found under the sec tion of the criminal coda defining "of fenses against the existence of the government". The offensive charge in regarded by officials aa next In gravity to treason itself and is defined in the criminal code immediately after the definition of treason and the punish ment therefor. The penalty is a fine of not more than IS,000 or imprison ment for not more than six yaars or both. REWARD FOR DESERTERS. (By Associated Press.) Washington, Sept. 28.—With a To ward of $50 for the delivery of each deserter, ,the provost marshal gen eral's office today began a drive to round up at once afl drafted men who have not repcrted to their local boards or to the adjutant genera) of their respective states. Where delinquency is shown not to be wilful, they will only be delivered to the proper camp*. Wilful desert ers will be taken before the court martial. ~H 'i, yy SUCCESS OF NEW LIBERTY LOAN IS PREDICTED McAdoo Predicts That It Will Be Greatly Over Subscribed GREAT FINANCIAL TASK IS AHEAD Resources ofAmerica Were Never So (rrat As They »ow ArqL (Bjr Associated Pi est.) Atlantic city, N. J., Sept. 28.—Vast oversubscription of the $3,006,000,000 second Liberty Loan was confidently, predicted by W. G. McAdoo, secre tary of the treaaury in an address here today before the Amerioan Bankers' association. "It has be«n urfted on me,** he said, "that many men qf wgalth will re fuse to buy fh#vl tfr cent bonds with liability to bup r-income taxa tion. I should bt loath to believe this but if It be true the man of wealth, with patriotism or modified patriotism or even without patriot isms has a greater stake in the securi ty of the government than any other class because if the government's credit is destroyed and disaster comes upon the country, as it inevitably will if the government's credit fails, what Is property worth to the rich man Emphasising the tremendous finan cial task ahead of the nation. Mr. McAdoo pointed out that it would be necessary to raise between $13, OfiO.OOO.OOO and $14,000,000,000 by additional bond issues before June 30, 1918. This will not be easy, he aaid but It can be done by everybody in every walk of life Joining hands to see it through. "Fortunately," he added, "the re sources of America were never so ample for ourselves and so formid able for our enemies as now. The combined resomc»s of th*» national and state banks (including trust companies) of the l-'nited States, are now $37,000,000,u00. At the outbreak of the Civil war the combined re sources of the banks were estimated to be $1,500,000,000 ar«d yet with these limited banking resources the union government raised $3,000,000. 000 by bond sales, or twlt^ the amount of the banking resources of the country. Upon the same basis we should now be able to raise $74, 000,000,000 through government loans.'' The campaign to sell $2,000,000.00* in war savings certificates Frank A. Vanderlip. hair man of the war aav lritfs committee announced today will Ije separate from the se^onil Liberty Loan campaign and will not bejfin The bankers were pleaaed with the news McAdoo brought from the sec retary of agriculture that the 1917 crop would be worth 17 billions of dollars, a gain of two billions over 1916. These figures, he aaid, had been estimated a few days ago by the department. FA8G0 BOYS WIDELY SCATTERED AZ CAMP Carlton Spalding Has Been Assign ed to Regiment of Engineers At Camp Dodge. Word has been way received by 12 PAGES Judge and Mrs. B. F. Spalding of Fargo, that their son, Carlton Spalding, a member of a draft contingent leav ing recently for Camp Iodge, has been assigned to Company F, 318th Regiment of Engineers. Mr. Spalding wrote that he had not seen a nmgle Kargo bov since he had arrived at Camp Dodge, which gives some idea of the \a*t extent of that cantonment. Ue aieo »lale» that arrivals there are given a very stiff examination. GERMANS FAIL IN EFFORT TO SHAKE BRITISH IN THEIR NEW POSITIONS Ground Won In Offensive on Wednesday Held Against Attacks OSTEND BASE 18 NOW THREATENED British Within Six Miles of Railway Connecting It With Lille Efforts to break into the new ground won by the British in the renewal of the Flanders offensive on Wednesday, are being con tinued by the Germans. Failing to shake the British line elsewhere they tried it out last night at Zonnobeke where the British have pushed far along the road to Roulers. The attack, however, was broken up. The present position of the British in Zonnebeke places them within a. half doir-n miles of the important north and south railway line con necting Lille with Ostend, on the coast, the cutting of which or it* domination by even medium range artillery fire, would seriously handi cap the Germans in their Flanders operations. In the Tower Hamlets and Poly gon wood regions, the clearing up process which followed Wednesday a battle was carried out further night and the Germans were driven from Isolated positions to which strong parties of them were cling ing. There has been little other military activity of a notable nature except In the Argonne region, on the French front. The Germans made an at tempt last night to break into the French lines in this sector attacking thr»-H times. Th»»se assaults were all repula'-d, the (iermans susuunlnjtf^/ hativy losses, aays today's MfU* WMr v office report **., T!.. a*ieeia.i reports loss in the Baltic of the Russian destroyer Ochotnlk which struck a, mine. Commends Pops's Prspsaals. Amsterdam, Sept. 28. Dr. Mkhaelis. the German imperial chancellor In a speech to the main committee of the reichstag. said that the Pope's peace proposals were in spired by moral seriousness and pure Justness and neutrality which things were lacking In the reply made by President Wilson to the Pope. May Reopen Pesos Debate. Copenhagen. Sept. S8.—Charges that certain government authorities are supporting the pan-German and conservative forces in the agitation to resolve the reichstag majority peace resolutions and commit Ger many to the so-called Hindenburg peace, may be made the subject of an interpellation at the present ses sion of th# reichstag. Berlin news papers which arrived tonight assert a three day interruption indicates that the interpellation was discussed at a meeting of the steering commit tee of the reichstag on Wednesday. It was decided to postpone action in order to give Chancellor Micha^' s and his aides an opportunity to nftjfcs certain explanations. Russians Taks T*wa Tetrograd. Sept. 28—The Russians have captured Oromaru, twenty-four miles west of Meri In the Ca\iCAiUS it la announced officially. ««s» Korniloff As PatrlS^ IVtrograd, Sept. 28. —The last army order issued by General Komflbff as commander-in-chief, reprinted in The Nova Zhlzn from a Mohilev newspaper, tends to show that Korniloff was compelled to launch his revolt largely in an effort to thwart German plana. The order says it had been learned that German agents had brought about the great fire In Kazan had expended millions of rubles in dis organizing the coal mines In the River Don region, and that, the Ger mans were proposing a general of fensive along the whole front for ths purpose of forcing a disorganized Russian retreat. The Germans also had planned to blow up the bridges across the Dnieper and volga rivers and were organizing a movement of Maximalists in Petrograd. General Korniloff. the article adds, had reason to suspect treason, among the irresponsible Russian organiza tion in German pay. The General, not doubting that irresponsible influ ences had the upper hand in Petro grad and that Russia was on the brink of an abyss, took an extreme decision for the purpose of saving the Fatherland. GREAT WELCOMK Hosesvslt Greeted By Tremsn4e»s Crowds On Arrival. (By Associated Press.) Minneapolis, Sept. 28.—Theodore Roosevelt was given a rousing wel come here this afternoon by thous ands who banked the streets along e line of march to the railroad ista tion to the Elk.- ciub wher?1 th onel was guest ot JiQnor m. eon. r* ^or Immediate!v after* I .'ort Hi rig to review the troop* there before proceeding to St. Paul for his lal« afternoon address, lie ill speak at two mass meetings her* tonight.