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The Republican Journal
BELFAST, THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 1917. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BY The Republican Journal Pub, Co. A. I. BROWN, Editor. ADVERTISING Terms. •*?or one square, on* inch length in column. 25 c*nt.3 for nm> week and 25 centp for each pubs' quent insertion SUBPCRIPriON Terms In advance. $2 00 a year; $100 for six months; 50 cents for three months. “We join ourselves to no party that does not carry the flag and keep step to the music of the Union.”—Rufus Choate. TREASON. t he I. W. W. organization is daily be coming more dangerous. About half the copper industry has been paralyzed by its promotion of strikes and disorder. The I. W. W. is determined to harass the gov ernment and to impede preparedness in every possible way. Being large in num bers it has drawn to its support all the treasonable elements of our alien popu lation whether of German or other alien birth. Its secret meetings are the favor ite haunts of all degrees of spies and traitors. The socialists, while standing aloof from the organization, are most of them, in sympathy with any movement which aims to destroy or weaken any sort of reasonable government. The pacifists, unconsciously, perhaps, are giv ing to all the above classes, not a little ^encouragement. The I. W. W. is the main army of trea son, and its scouts all along the line are raiding against the patriotic hosts of this country. They have become so accus tomed to the slow processes of legal pro cedure against crime that these people seem to have little fear of the law. In this crisis it is folly to spend time in seek ing dictionary definitions or information as to what treason or conspiracy is. Turn ing over the pages of Blackstone to learn the rulings of dead authorities will avail nothing. Thus far the administration has dealt mildly and patiently with ob structionists, traitors and spies. But the time has now arrived when mildness and patience should give way to stern sup pression. The secret service men are gathering evidence and we believe that the Presi dent is about ready to engage in a deter mined effort to arrest and punish spies, to intern obstructionists and to teach subordination to the members of the I.W. W. It is not improbable that in extreme cases the drumhead court martial, instead of the law will be invoked This will certainly follow if the President is com pelled to call upon the military arm of the government to punish the offenders. In a speech in New York city, Mr. Root re cently said: “There are men walking about the streets of this city tonight that ought to be taken out at sunrise to morrow and shot for treason.” It is more that probable that a few summary mili tary executions will be required before much progress can be made in suppress ing treason. Whatever happens, no matter how drastic measures become necessary, the President must be heartily supported in his efforts to suppress internal foes. A MEXICAN LOAN. The Mexican Government is seeking a Joan from the bankers of the United States, and it is generally understood that the bankers expect our government to guarantee the payment of the loan. It is certainly not the business habit of the financial syndicates to make loans without ample security of some sort. Mexico has no reputation for honesty among bankers or anywhere else. If our government guarantees payment to the bankers, we must reasonably expect to collect the debt with machine guns, and perhaps eventually take our pay in a strip of cactus desert, south of the Rio Grande. The public does not know whether the administration favors this oan. If it is favorably considered the terms of guaranty are not divulged, but it is suggested in Washington dispatches that the loan may be guaranteed if our government can be allowed to “advise as to its expenditure, ard to have a degree of supervision.” If this means anything it leads up to a protectorate. To secure payment we are to step in if necessary, to quell internal disorder and to protect our creditor from foreign foes. We ad vised Huerta, we advised Carranza and we attempted to advise Villa in a very emphatic manner. Our success as ad visers in Mexico has been neither marked nor creditable. The Mexicans are not like the people of England, France and Italy, The masses are, instead, an idle, thriftless and treacherous people. The better class of Mexicans are too much in the minor ity to warrant very much improvement in Mexican conditions for the next 50 years. There seems to be little hope of a stable government in this generation. At least nine-tenths of the Mexican peo ple despise us, and not entirely without reason believe us to be cowards. We have enough on our hands just now to deter us from “mixing up” with Mexico. We have raised a Liberty loan and must soon raise another to finance the carry ing on of the greatest war the world has ■ever seen. Our duty to ourselves and wii Allies is paramount. We owe noth ing whatever to Mexico. SHYLOCK DISCOUNTED. — A United States marine hospital is lo cated in Chelsea, Mass. Mayor Willard of that city obtained permission to occu? py about one and one fifth acres of the land belonging to the hospital^ to be used by the people of a near by Polish church and other residents for gardening. The pastor of the church agreed that one fourth of the products raised was to be given to the hospital. The land was di vided into about 150 plots which were planted, and the gardens were cared for, most ot the workers being women and children. These gardens were none of them more than 35 by 14 feet and some were only 20 by 5. There were a good many hopes centered in those little gar dens huddled together on less than an acre and a quarter of land. The good pastor had urged his people to do all they could to raise foodstuff's as requested in the proclamation of the President. When he realized how much the vegetables were needed by his poor people, he ap pealed to Mayor Willard, who, failing to get any satisfaction from the hospital authorities, wrote to Washington, and, in reply the Surgeon General of the Treas ury Department, said: “The cultivation of these gardens was approved in order to reduce the cost of living at the hos pital and not as a charity.” .THE MEAT SUPPLY. Big head lines in the newspapers an nounce that “the meat supply of the world runs low.’’ That is undoubtedly true, but a recent official investigation showed that 900,000,000 pounds of meat were in cold storage in the United States. This is enough meat to furnish one pound a day to each soldier in an army of 1, 000,000 men, during a period of two and one half years. This meat is hoarded not as a war measure, but for the pur pose of extorting money from the public. If the government needs this meat for feeding the army and navy the proper officers should take it. If not needed for army use it should be released to the pub lic at a fair price. SLOW BUT SURE. After several months of profound med itation, the secretary of the navy has decided that we need more destroyers and that we need them now. He has become so alarmed by the U-boat menace that he has actually appealed to congress for an appropriation to be used for new con struction and to hasten completion. The secretary says: “We must build the de stroyers and we are going to do it. They are the only thing feared by the subma rines and we must turn them out.’’ AEROPLANES IN THE WAR. The important part which aviators are taking in modern warfare is shown by the fact that it is not unusual for 100 airplanes to be sent out at one time from the French army for off ensive purposes. Next year if the war continues, there will be five times as many and big head lines will chronicle the work of aviators, who will carry war far into German terri tory. Dale Meeting. The annual Dale Meeting was held at the Grange Hall, South Montville, Fri day evening, Aug. 17th. Regardless ot heavy weather and muddy ways, the “rain or shine” usage of holding the meeting brought a full house, every seat being filled. The saying was current that, had the night been fair, many would have failed of audience. President Phillips was elected “Chief of the Clan” for the 28th consecutive year. C. S. Adams was made Vice President, O. W. Ripley, Secretary and E. S. Adams, Treasurer. Patriotic and classic music, queer par liamentary usage, and quaint witticisms were features. Old time Dale ideals were extolled and world topics were discussed by the president, ex-Senator Morse, Al vin Phillips, M. E., O. W. Ripley, C. S. Adams and A. V. Martin. The president read his 28th Canto. Letters were read from Prof. L. C. Bateman of the Lewis ton Journal, Hon. ^Walter C. Mentzer, Boston, Herbert F. Shaw, M. D., Mt. Vernon and J. H. Montgomery, Esq., Camden. To the list of titled gentlemen of the Clan were added, Hon. Lucius C. Mor^e of Liberty, Duke of the Georges, Ernest A. Davis, Duke of South Ridge and Mil bury F. Hunt, Searsmont, Duke of the Quanta bacook. There were refreshments and a social half hour before adjournment. —For the-Sec’y, P. BIGGEST WAGONS ON EARTH. The wagons of the 20-Mule borax team, on its way here now, are the biggest on record, in the parade on Main street Saturday afternoon it will be noted that they are fourteen feet high, eighteen feet long, weigh eight thousand pounds each and have a capacity of thirty thousand pounds. The front wheels are six and rear wheels eight feet high, the hubs eighteen inches in diameter and tires eight inches wide and one inch thick. Three men from the desert, Borax Bill, Tarantula Pete and Bud Menzies are tooling the giant team through the coun try. In front of A. A. Howes’ store Tar antula Pete will deliver a lecture on Death Valley, the hottest place on earth. FenialeHelpWanted BIG PAY and steady work for girls and women in large rubber shoe factory; experi enced girls earn $10 to $18 a week; inexperi enced ones paid a worth while salary and given free board and room while learning, which takes about a month; live town near large cities; good theatre; fine working conditions; company furnishes hall for dancing, athletic fields, free insurance and medical attention. Don’t decide now; write today for illustrated booklet—"A good Job at Beacon Falls.” Ad dress EMPLOYMENT DEPT., BEACON PALLS RUBBER SHOE CO., Beacon Palls, Conn. 3w35 The Purple Martin Family. ( I He is welcomed when he arrives alone ; on a dark day the last of April, firing straight and swift to his old home in the martin house. He has fought his way through cold winds and storms and won 1 the race in the long trip from the South- : land, and it really seems that he appreci- 1 ates the cheer that arises when our look out cries, “Here he comes.” The tired bird loses no time in seeking rest under his own rooftree, and presum- i ably in his very own apartment. The houses are large and there are about one hundred and twenty rooms in : the colony. A few other birds follow I their leader within a day or two, then they begin to come in earnest. They are welcomed like the first spring flowers and we insist that their song is most musical, that they are the most cheering and altogether the most beauti ful thing id the bird world. This condition continues during the nesting and brooding time and in the hot summer nights their happy, musical chuckle can be heard all night long— soft, social and sweet. But—one morning about the fifth of August there is a sudden change in their note. It is quick and. anxious, some thing between the note of an English sparrow and that of a lost chicken, with occasionally a decided scolding sound, and finally you can see an actual quarrel taking place. The harmony of life has been disturbed by the arrival of hundreds of little mar tins, and their proud parents seem to de velop many new and selfish traits. For instance, if a neighbor’s birdling alights on the wrong piazza or pokes his little head in at the wrong door, they plainly cry, “You stay in your own back yard.” Little birds are in the air, in ‘the trees, on the roofs, in the barn windows and in the grass. Every pet cat has to be shut up and every neighbor’s cat driven away. These i seem to be their only enemies and, if undisturbed, the young birds can fly out of danger within two or three days. One interesting sight is to see the par ent birds help and encourage a young one to fly to his nest at,night after he has re mained in the grass apparently helpless all day. They will get him started fly ing, then an old bird places itself on each side of him until he arrives on his high porch again. Well, I began this article in a critical mood, as my ears are nearly stunned ! with their racket, but cannot say much in that line when I consider their won derful courage, intelligence, and their love for the human family. I will only say if you build many mar tin houses you had better locate them some distance from your sleeping cot, as from the first of August until their exo dus about the twentieth of the month, there is certainly some loud talking. MRS. O. E. Clay. Citypoint, Aug. 8, 1917. TRANSFERS IN REAL ESTATE. The following transfers of real estate were recorded in Waldo County Registry of Deeds for the week ending August 25, 1917: Elisha W. Ellis, Belfast, to George D. Hansen, Whitelield; land and buildings in Belfast. Laura Ella Cragin, New Centre, Mass., to Annie B. Patterson, Belfast; land and buildings in Swanville. Herbert Black, Searsport, to Annie M. Partridge, do.; land in Searsport and Stockton Springs. (Two deeds.) C. C. Reynolds, Knox, to Frank Mc Farland, do.; land in Knox. Mandana C. Reynolds, Palermo, to Joseph J. Martin, Guilford; land in Pa lermo. James R. Tabor, Unity, to Clair W. Whitney, M. D., do.; land in Unity. Ephraim M. Richards, Searsmont, to Andrew S. Richards, do.; land and build ings in Searsmont. Mary E. Brown Stockton Springs, to George A. Sh vr, do.; land and buildings in Stock'rn Springs. W Tiam Farwell, et als., Thorndike, to Lydia H. Farwell, do.; land and buildings in Thorndike. William Farwell, et als., Thorndike, to Oscar J. Farwell, Jr., do.; land and build ings in Thorndike. Albert M. Ames, et al., Stockton Springs, to Mary Avery Brown, do.; land and buildings in Stockton Springs. ! BELFAST FREE LIBRARY. NEW BOOKS. AUGUST, 1917. Sociology. Ellis, Olin O. The Plattsburg manual; a handbook for federal train ing camps. 1917 365 El Root, Elihu. The military and colonial policy of the United States. 1916 355 R 6 Biography. Dilnot, Frank. Lloyd George: the man and his story. 1917 B 2 C 29 European War. Aiken, Sir Max. Canada in Flanders. Volume I. of the Official Story of the Canadian Expedition ary Force. 1916 940.91 C 16-1 Alexinsky, Gregor. Russia and Europe. 1917 940 A1 Beaverbrook, Lord. Canada in Flanders. Volume II. of the Official Story of theCanadianExpeditionary Force. 1917 940.91 C 16-2 Bryce, Viscount and others. The War of Democracy. The Allies statement 940.91 A1 Ellis, Havelock. Essays in war time. 1917 613.9 El Geraldy, Paul. The War, Madame. 1917 940.91 G 31 Graham, Stephen. Russia in 1916. 1917 T 47 G 76 Mokveld, L. The German Fury in Bel gium 940.91 M 73 Palmer, Frederick. My second year of the W ar. 1917 940.91 P 18 Rinehart, Mary Roberts. The altar of freedom. 1917. 940.91 R 47 Robinson, R. Perry. The turning point. 1917 940.91 R 56 Toynbee, Arnold J. The German terror in Bel gium. 1917 940.91 T 66 Wells, Herbert George. God, the Invisible King. 1917 211 W 4 Italy, France and Britain at War. 1917 940 91 W-2 Anonymous. I accuse. By a German. 1915 940.91 X-3 The Jews in the eastern war zone. 1916 940.91 X-4 fiction. Altsheler, Joseph A. The hunters of the hills. 1916 A1 8-4 Bailey, Temple. Mistress Anne. 1917 B 153-3 Butler, Samuel. The way of all flesh. 1916 B 969 Farnol, Jeffery. The definite object. 1917 F 229-7 French, Allen. At Plattsburg. 1917 F 89-4 Hall, Gertrude. Aurora the magnificent. 1917 H 143 Lagerlof, Selma. The Emperor of Portugallia. 1916 L 133 Martin, Helen R. Those Fitzenbergers. 1917 M 36-9 Poole, Ernest. His family. 1917 P 78-2 Rideout, Henry Milner. The far cry. 1916 R 432 Rinehart, Mary Roberts. Bab, a sub. deb. 1917 Rv47-ll Wherry, Edith. The wanderer on a thousand hills. 1917 W 561 Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville. Piccadilly Jim. 1917 W 81 Children Cry FOR FLETCHER 3 CASTOR 1 A Corporal Tanner at G. A. R. Remarkable demonstration took place at the G. A. R. campfire in Boston when Corporal Tanner said during an address on the present war: “The Grand Army at this critical hour of our Nation’s history calls to the youth of America to stand by President Wilson as loyally and unswerv ingly as we did in our day by President Lincoln.” The 12,000 veterans and their families rose enmasse, waved flags and cheered for several minutes. Speaking of the Raiser, Corporal Tan ner said: “In all the seventy-three years of my life I never have seen anything that equalled the fiendish acts of the Kaiser. Hell will be overrun by the Kaiser and his cohorts. I shall be proud of the day when the American boys go over the top to defeat the enemy.” /WHAT IF YOU GET SO YOU COULDN’T DRINK COLD WATER?” “I had stomach trouble so badly that I could not drink a glass of cold water without suffering,” said Annie Dyer of R. F. D. No. 7, Bangor, as she made a re markable statement telling how Tanlac> the new reconstructive, appetizerand in vigorant has relieved her. “My food would not digest and I suf f ered from a sour stomach all the time,” this Bangor woman explained. “After eating I would have pains and discom fort. I was told I had chronic indiges tion. There were a lot of things that I liked but I did not dare to eat them be cause I knew all the time how I would suffer afterward. “I went on in this way until I learned about Tanlac. I decided to try this new Master Medicine and after I had taken the first bottle I noticed real relief. I commenced to gain weight and strength as my appetite became better and my food began to digest. Now I have taken five bottles of this wonderful Tanlac and I feel like a new woman. I have no more indigestion and I am glad to recommend Tanlac to others who need something for stomach trouble and to build them up.” Tanlac is being specially introduced in Belfast at the City Drug Store. Tanias agents in nearby towns are: A. R. Pilley, Brooks; Ames Co., Stockton Springs; L. C. Dow & Co., Prospect. * k r ■■■■■■■■■■■ GUARDSMEN ARE ADEPT RAILROAD BUILDERS I Photo by American Press Association. Guardsmen quickly pick up the business of railroad construction. At a camp "somewhere on Long I York." guardsmen are shown laying ties of a railroad on which food will be brought to the camp. S William I Tell j j FLOun. HI H "There we are, Daisy, right out of the oven ’ g Doesn’t it smell good? And won’t it taste g good when you and father and the boys get I Daisy a chance at it? if BaWer’s “ft's i>etter f°r a'l of us than meat, and it’s B »» . lots cheaper—and I’ll bake all that you jg Mother can eat. E “William Tell Flour certainly takes the B ache out of bake and puts the flavor ■ the g bread.” Daisy | Baker THE OLD TINKER. When I was a child, the Old Tinker came With his kit of tools and song, He sat in the low fashioned chimney seat And mended the whole day long. He mended the dippers and great tin pans, The coffee pot bent and gray, He tinkered and tinkered and never stopped, Till daylight faded away. My childish heart bubbled over with joy When he took the quaint clock down, Carefully unscrewing the hands and face With many a sigh and frown. Marvellous stories he told all the while, Of days that would not return. Of the wonderful lamp that Aladdin found— How my childish heart did burn! He told me the story of Captain Kidd, Of treasures beneath the sea! He sung me a song of Mandalay fair— Of pirates bold and free! j He told me of giants and little dwarfs j In the islands far away, ! Of the mountains that went right up to j God— Where all the good people stay! The Old Tinker comes to the door no more, Other days are fast asleep! And with them the dreams of my childish mind Of treasures ridden deep! Sometimes when my thoughts go sailing ' away I The Tinker comes back to me. And I hear those tales, and 1 see strange lands, As in days that Used to Be! —Elizabeth Powers Merrill. NONSENSE. -F— Look Out Dar. The two colored brothers were seem ingly about to come to blows. “Niggah, don’t mess wid me,” warned one, “cause when yo’ do, yo’ sure is flirt- ! in’wid a hearse. ” “Don’t pesticate wid me, niggah.’Te- j plied the other, showing a great bony fist; “don’t fo’ce me fo’ to press this upon yo’, ’cause if yo’ do, Ah’ll hit you so ha’d Ah’ll separate yo’ ideas from yo’ habits; Ah’ll jus’ natchully knock yo’ from amaz in’ grace into a floatin opportunity. “If yo’ mess wid me, niggah,” replied the other, “Ah’ll jus’ make one* pass an, dere’U be a man pattin’ yo’ in de face wid a spade tomorrow mornin’.”—Atlan ta Consitution. i Belfast-Camden Auto Sei “The American Line.” ON AND AFTER JUNE 1, 1917, LEAVE BELFAST, Windsor Hotel, j ARRIVE IN CAMDEN 8 00 a. m..‘12 m. ! 3.00. p. m. j 9.00 a. m., 1.00 p. m., 4 0< LEAVE CAMDEN. Bav View Hotel, ‘ ARRIVE IN BELLAS I 9.30 a.m., 1.30 p. m., 4.30 p. in. ' 10.30 a.m., 2.30 p rn Connections made at Cimden with electric c»rs t > and from Rockland; at B . gor and Waterville, via Maine Central Railroad; boat to Castine and ls!> sb »r Belfast, for special trips to any point desired. Careful drivers and tirst-class c- . > THE MAINE TRANSPORTATION COMP.C rp * , ?r } 316*3 ORR1N J. DICKEY, Manager, Pythian Block, B • Telephone 37& 18tf Stag Parties. “I wonder why they call them stag ' parties?” remarked the man who had just received an invitation to attend one. , “It’s probably an allusion to that well known quotation, ‘The stag at eve had drunk his fill,’ ” replied his wife, mean ingly.—Houston Post. lie Won. “What would you do if I turned you down?” she asked shyly, as they sat on the parlor sofa. The young man looked straight ahead, but said nothing. 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