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BEER IS SHIPPED
Brewers Send Out Two and Three
Quarters Per Cent Beer to Test the
Law. Revenue Stamps Are Denied
No wYork, April 18.-Brewers of the
New York district took action today
intended to speed court decision of
their claim that beer of 2 3-4 per
cent alcoholic content may be iroduC
ed without violating the food conser
vasion regulations, when two of their
number began distribution of a brew
of the strength s)Ccified in barrels
bearing labels describilng it as a no
Illhe Sg ent out without reveinue
stani s, which the collector had re
fused. Carried tags an noun eling that
sunli equivalent to the cost of the
s 1 had been ldeposited in hanks
I 2'vaiiit the clai n or the gove'rnnlent.
Attornteys for the brewers, who ai
vised thi :- :'t ion. dltelared that oiit'h r
man.fawtur'ers. in New York aid else
wheit', lihrouglt the onltry, also
w\cmidlcl bwgill distribiuting.
The heer sliipped liele, flom the
lt~ithua an ) (i i1b111i111w breweries,
ild Iset-il lill l ti red si e ecei
heer I wien by tideltlni ial Iroela
ination1, 11SI of g.'aills for brewilg was
)rohibpited, to be imodified early this
year by lot'rinission to make non-in
toxicil" ng, r ''11c"ra '' heer, whih tie
Vevt( departm ient classilled as Con
tInin II :, than ont -halt of one per
1en 1(lco olie conlf tn s.,
it "i 4'xlettetd that the brewers'
ne( wot l Ilrecilitate a iluove 1v
t f. k Ifde Ia ait Ihmit ies inteni ded to
Stop tii.: jale of nistami pei d beer. tiis
illio le criminal colirts the
i atarers' contention, al ready
riised in civil suits that the two anld
three-foutlis per cent tew, beiig
without ilte scole of the food contsei
%ai itn anld lrohibitioni status forbid
ding, ;,roductioni or intoxicanlts, Could
be( in1anuf'actulred and soh(I, now\\ and inl
lilt futiu1e1, ti0der' ei Ither thiet war tite
Mr !'t-inallen oli itit ion sl atits, it
frinlelialices with tite law.
The Hoflloman breweries notilled tile
iii'ntrlt] rtvinue toiile tor early this
week o' their intentioil to resuml1e dis
tribuition of thet 2:3--1 per cent prodluct.
This was the standard during the
g reator part of AmericL's pailtictia
tion in the war. under the food regu
Ia I ions . Whenl apicazt ionl for reve
ilie staillps was den ied, the brewers
announced ticir ilitention of rendering
pIlym11en1t to tie auathorities. When
this was retfu sed, it was decidetd by
the Hoffman and also the Ganbrinus
con'er'ls to deliver goods without the
stallieps. and siecial labels prepared oi
ord'eer fo r ii Root and i iWilliaitt 1).
lii . lie oeliniel for the brewers of
the couai, V. Were attached to the bar
,, ashington., April Pit -inl lthe ab)
.e-ict, of Inti ernal R1eventue Coinis
sie or 1:o rollicials of tht- " r vnue
barau eehtwoui ins0 predict what
aioll might be ttkei ill the case of
Nv; ''ik bre'wers; who Leoday startedl
dlt- rjiil el of beer, contain ing 2:8
per Int alcohol, tclaimin1 g it to be non1
ilm a; nV um~ iler etxistinug taws atnd
bu)2 .(al far hil'as beten to reofuse to
aiii/ ,e t' sale oif revenueit stamps
to b lew~'ers desiring to mtake huer w ith
this iuohotlite ontent, since regula
tilets lhete at tone-hlfl oef ontet pert e'''t
-thie iinaixlun alcooiirecon tet fori
nonl-inltexiectjin' betverahge's, of ally
inltc)\ienting, hut. Comiisionler lier
I n alt he liestionl was raised several
weeks aigo by3 te breCw(ers. ilier dtt
<iingci i' un li he ' has a i( 'wa i iit an t lpin
iiinn ha ot yeit-a t belin repared by
robae blt' wit hve St tke ihe iiliaytive
inan cuion tagaiinste tilheil bewer iniis
roii <ii im, NoV '!!itit epori~t hadI
itbl; t r c<id here on te t he\lt ltes't phasetc
ofire u tit ('~io ad Yl
o im 1 efuurean everyoneX now0
(- n"p ny in of; Oi tov should
enow our ils.edmnsrto
4 04. , "
(Posed by Mary 'sP ckod
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(Posed by Mar'y Pikeord)
It is jutst a typical American vil
lage--perhaps yours or the one in the
next county. It has two churches and
a hotol and there is the "corner"
where the men gather after supper
to consider politics and "the state of
the Union." Its population is about
When war was declared it gave its
sons with a glad heart, and they
marched away bravely-many with a
sob in the throat, perhaps, but with
a splendid vision guiding their feet.
From the training camp these boys
went to France and were moved up
into the battle line. The Hun was
making a desperate effort to destroy
eivilization In a bloody drive on Paris.
The richest man In the village met
the hotel barber and they gripped
hands In silence. Their two sons lay
dead In the Argonne.
The village butcher boy-red-hend
ed and Irish-smiled for the last time.
?Ie died fighting that freedom might
not rer!t. The town's Boau Brum
mel-he had never amounted to
much-won the Croix de Guerre-but
lost both eyes.
Gas claimed the son of the widow
who lived in the little greeni (Ottage.
At first she could not speak when
she received the brief telegram. Thnn
-"John was nil I had. I hoped he
would conme hack. If T had a wo sons
I iwould give them too." That was all.
America as a whole never felt the
real hand of war--not as Prance felt
it-nor as En;;land--nor oven as Can
Because our dollars stopped the
war. They made p)ossible those tre
nmondous preparations for a long war
that i~sualted in a short war. Never
was such a stupendous aso'mblage of
munitions. Giermany wilt'd. Thou
sands oif millions of dollars were
saved. But best of all, tens of thona
sands of American hoys were saved.
America prepared on fa it' A mer
Ther \ 'i I ~ y thu0
tion over hatr- I
Paa elw I m~a In L Clii otJti .r,
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P And Mine
ica holds its dollars cheaper than it
valued Its sons.
Tho war is over. Victory is ours.
America escaped the frightful burden
of debt which would have been ours
if the war had lasted two years long
er. We still have those dollars in our
And the boys are coming homa.
But the debts the government did
contract-the debts that won the war
-must be paid. They will be paid.
America has pledged its faith, and
the faith of America has never been
We are now asked to lend the gov
ernment some of those unpaid dollars
we still have in our pockets, and, to
secure the loan, Victory Liberty
Bonds will be issued-the safest in
Then let our hearts-and our purses
-say how thankful we are that, per.
haps, half a million American boys
HE HAD THE GRIT
THAT WON THE WAR
Carter Glass, secretary of the 'ireas'
uiry, copied the following note, among
others, from the note book of a Red
Cross nurso when ho was in F'rance:
"One b)oy I shall always remember.
Ills right shoulder was lpractieally
shot away and he had a hig wound
in his back and one in his loft eye.
But ho sat straight up and wouldn't
let anybody help him. ie dlidn't say
a word while they pulled off the tight
elingIng gauze from the red, rawv, wet
flesh that quivered in spite of him.
When the first wound was finished all
he said was:
"Do you think I could rest a niinnIte,
Doc, before you don the seco)nd one?"
"Red. rav., wet flesh" --Amerleam
flesh. It was hot yellow. Think ol
that when you are asked to) hov Vic
tory Liberty bonds, you who thiink
you havo dlone enough.
nyWt au Aryo .,uain
hil1 fr m m o ; ou i
in \oyith h d bry ComnOu tte OD
ort A fnor mi in V L di
I Spirit of the Women
of France" to Be
Mario Rose Lauler, who 1ll lecture
here at the Redpath Chautauqua, was
a French school girl in a Belgian con
vent when the war broke out. Cap
tured by the Germans, she escaped,
MARIE ROSE LAULER.
was recaujs ired and finally was re
leased. She tells her story In a vivid
authentic Ieelure which hears the ap
propriate title of "The Spirit of the
Womten (! I--"
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