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THE FARMER: FEBRUARY 15, 1915, HUMAN INTEREST NOTES y:'.:. f FOTJNIX IN THE "' ::"S 1 LATEST WAR B1JLLETINS Fatiiei-a Nolu't Fight. -. ; Paris, . Feb. 1 5. Alexandre Mille rand, the French Minister of War, to day issued the following note: "AUr reservists "and ; territorials -who are fathers )f '.'-six children,. :even though already- serving in the '"army, will be incorporated in the 1877 class,, which will -be the last class of reserv ists to be v called to the -colors." . , v , ' ;v ....V. $14,00O For French Artists. ' Paris, Feb. 15.-The.new commit" 'tee which has been formed to, assist French artists asks for gifts of clothes nd linen as well as money. ' The first subscription list amqiihts to 70,000 tfraiics ($14,000), of which fBaron .Henri de Rothschilds gave 2 5, 5 000 francs ($5, 000 ;, Sir Ernest Cas sell, who- was born and educated in Germany, but lives in London, , 10,000 francs . , ( $2,000) ; the, Duchess of Marlborough, who was Consruelo Van- derbilt. 2.600 francs tS5t0). and f Jacques Dthicet, the dressmaker, and rt collector, 1,000, francs ($200.) ' Zeppelin in Air Duel.,, -r Geneva, Feb. 15.r An. aerial battle between a Zeppelin dirigible balloon and three French aeroplanes was wit nessed yesterday by thousands of Ger man and French troops In the trench es south -of Muelhausen, in Upper Al sace. ' . , ' ; " The Zeppelin came from the Black Forest -and' was "sailing toward Bel-fort-when it met the aeroplanes. The battle?, lasted for about forty minutes. both sides keeping up a continuous Jflring. " ' ' The aeroplanes struggled to reach a higher level which would place them above, the dirigible' and - they had al most succeeded -when the. Zeppelin re tired to the north at great speed. German Aviators in Sea. Copenhagen, Feb. 15. A German aeroplane, - in a badly damaged con edition, with two officers aboard, was Ifoundby a fisherman to-day near the koastPf Manoe. . . 4 The officers,; who were 'greatly 'ex Jliausted, said that they were on their ''way from Helgoland to ' Schleswig when they ' were forced to descend, having lost their bearings, in a snbw-j .tstorm. ,. , ..-! .' '..'. a :- Ixnidon Iogs Adrift , , London, Febi 15: -The annual , dog :"tax "of. $1.85, which fell dae on New Years Day, has set an unusual number of dog3 adrflt.. , The reason is due 'to the war, with-so many - men at the '' .front, and so many dependents behind. " English 'people are extremely senti mental in regard to animals, and the protecting act passed three years ago Imposes a maximum fine of $100 pr "six months' imprisonment, on any one 5 -convicted Of abandoning a dog. . This year, the sentimental feeling for the homeless dogsh a.s taken, the form'of appeals to -the press for indi viduals to ransom-the dogs and give them to - the1 troops as mascots, and also of printed leaflets, which have GERMA ITAUAf PACT FORECAST BY R0L1E PAPER ' Rome. Sunday, Feb. 14. The Idea VNaziohale, organ of the nationalist j party in its issue of 'to-day, publishes 'a forecast, of German proposals to f Italy which reads as follows: . "Before -the .end of February,, ' -Prince Von Buelow, the German am bassador to' Italy wiir present to the Italian government a' concrete propo sal for Italian participation in the rwaF on the side of Germany. . This consists of the cession by Austria of 'the district of Trent .and the re-align-',. iment of the eastern' Italian frontier 'by the addition- of a strip' of land ; near the Izorizo fiver In addition, .'Germany will' pledge "herself , to con- elude a new treaty with Italy -which will afford protection, to Italy's" Medi terranean interests.1 "la exchange, Italy is to take, part a t once In' the war. She.' will . occupy - Tunis and help Turkey drive the Eng lish from Egypt which will-return un der the domination of the Sultan of ,'Turkey. In addition the Italian fleet 'will attack the Anglo-French .naval forces in the Mediterranean." . - Continuing, the' Idea Nazionale says ' that ' Prince Von Buelow made this statement: 1 "It is. impossible to give " Triest to Italy becaufse this, seaport is the lung not of Austria, but of Ger . many." . At the conclusion of one of his con versations with the Italian statesman. Prince Von Buelow, -according to this -newspaper, , made use of this phrase: -Either " itaty Awill be friendly towards lis or we will treat her worse than we are treating England.'." - ARMY.'S "STOWAWAY" 1 ' KILLED BY A SHELL I'aris, Feb. -15. Gaston Huet, a T,rintpr'n bnv at Fontainbleau. stowed himself under a seat in a train that carried- reinforcements for, the 46tn infantry to the front. ' Hex took part ; nil the battles of the regiment and was killed by a fragment of. a phell Jan. 18. .- ,' - . . THE PRETTIEST -FACE and the most beautiful bands are of ten disfigured by an unsightly wart. It can easily be removed, in, a few days without pain by using- Cyrus Wart Remover. 'For sale only at The Cyrus Pharmacy, 418 Fairfield Ave. v . ''.'' Farmer Want. Ads. One Cent a Word. been-i scattered among householders by - boy scouts, ' pleading with owners not to turn their pets intc the street. " .. Bayonet Charge oil : Skis Geneva, Feb. 15: What is- said to be. the first bayonet charge on skis in the present1 war was made' yesterday in the Vosges Mountains near1 Col du Bonhomme. . ,. . ; v.- 1 s Forty Alpine chasseurs with two of ficers' were; cut off by the Germans and wereV ordered" to surrender.. They refused' and' charged down the snow covered slope on their skis into the German trenches, where a " ; . terrible struggle took place before the French soldiers were overcome. " ... v v 'He; Played . No Favorites. . Paris, Feb. 15. Here's a story "from Rome with which no censor apparent ly had' the heart to interfere:- In the first days of -August the Governor .of a remote German colony received a telegram' 'that read, "War declared Arrest - foreigners.". The Governor was a conscientious man. ' "Within a few, days he sent .-this telegram to the Colonial office at Berlin: "Accordance orders have' arrested . foreigners, : 7 English, 4 Russians, , 2 Austrians,. 5 Italians, 1 Rumanian, - 1 American. Please notify me with whom, we are at war." v - V ' vfcrse" Cliureli Bells in War. " Rome; . Feb. 15., Despatches from Vienna state that the- Austrian Gov ernment has taken a 'census of the church 1 bells throughout the empire with, the object of requisitioning them eventually for the purpose of extract ing the copper for military purposes. - The consent of, the ecclesiastical authorities- has. already been obtained conditionally. I The churches- are not to be entirely deprived, of -belli the traditional and 1 historical bells being spared. In. the meantime the, Gov ernment is buying up all the available copper: - -The bells will -be taken over as a rast resort. '. -. - - - v - - Scon's at PrayerV in U. , S. Amsterdam, Feb. 15. The Frank furter Zeitung, in an editorial com menting on the, American note in: re gard to "the : war zcuie says, referring to the United States: . r '. v "'The State which by day and" by night works for the production of guns; bombs, submarines and' armored motor cars for our enemies and by way of amends prays God for -peace in its Methodist churches need not ex pect that it' will particularly affect us morally." -.-....,., . - ".' German Gold Scarcer. -- ' Stockholm, Feb. 15. According ; to the latest issue of the Swedish Affars varlden, one of the most striking feat ures of, Germany's economic situation (t tK aiTRiia.te(i value -ot the mark. While the country is buying every- thing obtainable at hign prices tne collection of gold by ' the German Reichsbank,: proceeds very lowly. y , SEEK TO PREVENT WATER POLLUTION Hartford Feb l 5. Pollution of in land and tidal waters of Connecticut wiH be a subject under extended con sideration by the legislature by rea son of , numerous bills now in the hands of committees : and . through recommendations to be made in the forthcoming report of the state board of, health which was given authority to', investigate the subject -of a law passed in 1913. ...-'"' . An outline of thi3 report isgiven in the monthly bulletin of i the : state board for January Issued to-day. ,.-A central, board charged as its primary duty with the general welfare of the state as, a whole,, will be advocated to deal ? with : the . problems ; of sewage disposal which arise from the practice of one municipality of discharging Its waste into the nearest waterway.;;: A supervisory central board," it is pointed out, can eliminate much waste of.'moncy. , '- ' '; "One point is evident,; says the bul letin, "namely.1 that the amount , of purification reauired -and the. type of plant, to be installed can only be ae termined in each case by a study of local conditions. On account of the increasing population it will -always be physically impossible to . maintain Waterways in , their original and' "nat ural condition ' of purity but a rea sonable degree of cleanliness . should nevertheless be demanded, so as not to cause off ense to public decency or injury to ; public health." , , : MOB IN AUSTRALIA BURNS GERMAN CLUB Melbourne", Feb. 15.Tlie only out break of any-, consequence m Aus tralia directed - against the Germans since the war began occurred recently when a mob burned down the German club" at 'Broken , Hill, a, large .mining city. .. ; . The , trouble originated through the apparently Insane .act . of two Turks, fc.whQ, conceiving it to ..be their duty to attack Britons because Great Britain was at war with Turkey, armed them selves with rifles, and,- in hiding along the state railway line.fired into a train of picnickers, killing fourandvwound ing seven persons. The Turks were finally: shot ,to death by police-and militiamen, but the aftermath of the tragedies was. a gathering of turbulent Britons in the -foreign quarter of Broken Hill that -night, loud In their charge that the attack upon the pic nic - crowd was attributable to the Germans. The mob marched into the German club, smashed all the windows in the building with stones and satur ating the house with oil, they set the place on fire. .,.''-'. STATE DEATH RATE SHOWS DECREASE - Hartford, "Feb. 16. There were 1, 502 deaths in Connecticut during Jan uary, according to mortality, reports received by the state board of health and included in the monthly bulletin issued to-day. This mwnber "was 29 less than in .December and 169 less than January of last ; year and 127 less than the - average number of deaths during- January for ; the' five years preceding. . : The death rate expressed as an an nual rate per thousand estimated, population- was 14.4 for the large towns, for' the small towns 15.0 and for. the whole state including, .state institu tions .15.0. Deaths ' from infectious diseases were 18&, being 125 per cent, of the total mortality.' ., BRITISH PASSPORTS ARE SAFE FROM SPIES - London, "Feb. 15. -British passports are now issued, in such a manner that it will be impossible for spies. and oth er. alien enemies to alter them so they can be used by other than the persons to whom issued. . Over all the surface of the 'passport where descriptions and signatures are to bo placed fine lines are' printed in red ink. The application of acid to this surface makes . the red ink run and Instantly shows the' passport has been tampered with. Instead of stamp ing the photographs on the new pass ports with, a sead, which does not cut through, a new seal has been devised which perforates the pictures and the passports making it extremely difficult to: substitute other pictures. .-...,'.'..' On the new passports wives accom panying their husbands ; will also be fully described. Heretofore little at tention has jbeen paid to women trav eling as the' wives of passport holders, but the appearance of women , spies in various parts of England has arous ed the authorities and, they will here after watch ; the, movements of women more carefully. , GAMBLERS IN CHINA GIVEN A FREE REIN , Fekin, Feb. 1 5. As gambling is a favorite Chinese ' pastime at the sea son of New Tear the Peking, police permitted . It, contrary ' to recent or ders, for a period of six. days, from January 1. The object was to en courage the people, to observe the for eign -, calendar ratiier .ithan -the old style ; lunar form, the new "calendar having been adopted by the Republic in its zeal for things modern. All that section of the VForbidden City" which is held by the' govern ment of i the 'Republic (the 'Manchu Emperor and his . court" having been relegated to the northern section) was thrown open to the public for 'the "first three days of the New "5f ear, and mil itary hands played in' the great pavil ions where the Emperors formerly re ceived their tributary princesin au dience, and restaurants were - tempo rarily established there. , In celebration of : the - New" Tear president Yuan Shi-kai issued a' gen eral amnesty to rebels. ' The police regulations provide that any; man may return to China if his, family and friends will make themselves, respon sible for his-future good- conduct. A ."former jtranestyto a certain sec tion or group of rebels who were 'mis led" by .1 more ; prominent " leaders has been carried; out successfully, but it is doubted by many, foreign observers In the capital whether the new amnes ty will be extended to certain, promin ent leaders as well as to minor men. v It is commonly reported' that' Sun Yat-sen could return safely and, would even be given a prominent position in the government if he would support the present" administration but he is believed to be still finding refuge in Japan. ; ' ' Chicken Thieves Busy 1 t Chicken thieves looked over nine hencoops belonging to Frank Ostrof sky, 650 Boston avenue, early Sunday morning,, and selected . three priie birds as their booty.: He reported his loss to the police today.. END INDIGESTION OR STOMACH PAIN IN FIVE MINUTES 'Pape's Diapepsin" makes sick, ' sour,', gassy stpm- " achs f eel fine. Time it! In five minutes all stom ach distress - will go. - "NO indigestion, heart-burn, sourness or belching of gas, acid, or eructations of .undigested food, no dizziness, bloating. foul breath or headache. Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its speed- in regulating upset stomachs, It is the surest, quickest and most certain indigestion, remedy in the whole world, and besides it is harin less.' -," . ..'':,.'-'-' Millions of men and women, now eat their favorite foods without fear - they know Pape's Diapepsin will save them from any stomach misery. Please, for. your sake, get a large fifty-cent case of Pape's Diapepsin from any drug store and put your stomach right. ; Don't keep, on being miserable life is too short you are not here Ion, so make your , stay agree able. Eat what you like and digest it enjoy it, without' dread or rebellion in the stomach. ; Pape's Diapepsin belongs in your home anyway. Should one 'of the fam ily eat something which don't agree with them, or in case; of an attack , of indigestion, .dyspepsia, - gastritis or. stomach derangement , at daytime or during the night, it is handy to give tne quickest, surest relief known.- Adv - , H ' f Mew; r ' m 0 FORMERLY LABORDE GRAHAL1E -WHITE AND OTHER ENGLISH FLIERS ; ; IN CAMPAIGN TO OFFSET SUBMARINE ATTACK BOMBARDED TOWNS feJ-sl' -if SfSJi ? T - - GraJiaffiSiW ', : ' T,'''"' ,':"-- f'Sm.- m":. i - ' i V LC J ' TUsfi? I'vNsrV m ifi pCLAUPS GRAHAMEIrWHITE SHAKtHG HAH PS WtTH ,, y Ixjndon, Feb. , 15 Thirty-four British, seaplanes and aeroplanes the greatest force of . aerial craft ' ever. .. assemhled for a .hostile purpose ef t tlieir lase at Dover," sailed across the channel and made a. successful at tack on- five towns in Belgium, where the Germans were believed to le establishing stations for raiding Brit- ish mercantile v shipping. The expedition was under oommand of Wing Oommander Siimson, who had with lil-ni such noted fliers as Claude Grahame-White, now a flight commander ,xui(l Iji on tenant John - Cyril Porte, who was to have made an attempt to fly across the Atlantic in Kodmaa Wanamaker's flying boat America, but'-burried home to resume his rank when war was declared. . The America was subsequently bought by the British admiralty for ' $2S,000, All' the aviators and their observers returned safely to the British basev The dhiy mishaps were ; that- two machines were damaged -by the hail of. shot which the Germans fired at the squa dron when ' they had recovered from the surprise caused by the attack, and that Grahame-White feJl into ' the sea off Jfienport on the return and was a target for the enemy's guns until he was rescued by a French warship. ; Grahame-White was taken to Dunkh'k, little the worse for his mishap and joyful over the success--fill work of the .aerSal fleet. , When he got there lie learned that-the.JBritish itmc men with the-expeditionary army had likewise performed a notable feat in driving 'off a large German aerial- fleet that had attempted an attack on that city the night before. .. . , - i ' AMERICANS HURT IN PAHAMA RIOT Washington, Feb. 1 5- One Panama policeman was killed and 25 persjons - 23 of them Americans were 'in jured in the carnival riot at Panama. Major General Wood today - forward ed to Secretary " Bryan this report from Gen. Edwards, in - command . of the zone: . . ' "Jfn a carnival riot at Panama City between Panamanian soldiers and Americans, 23 persons . who were Americans were injured. A Panama policeman was -killed and two were Wounded." DISCHARGED DOMESTIC IS ARRESTED OX SUSPICION" " Margaret Rayond, 22, used to be a domestic in the employ of George L. Hatheway, of 8 00 Clinton avenue. She was recently discharged. Today she $0ij , "YOUR"STO RE" iirers 5T DV GOOD& GO. pruiffl MAIN, EXJM AHTD mM Ncw Spri Dresses at 1M For Misses and Women, stylish dresses of fine quality chiffon taf feta and silk poplin, the new flare or shirred skirts, handsome blouses in the new Gibson shoulder or shir- red effects; in black, navy, brown, Copenhagen, green, grey and sand.; - GrELMAN CO., 1138 TO 1144 MAIN STREET and a strange man were seen loiter ing behind a garage in the rear of the house. The man escaped when the (police were called, but Margaret was taken to police headquarters for investigation. There was not suffi cient evidence to hold her and she, was discharged. - '- , BURGLARY AT QUINN'S CAFE IS EXPERTS' JOB A three foot pinch bar, such as are used by house-wreckers, is , the only trace left behind by the burglars who broke into Harry- Quinn's af e Satur day night, carted the safe down cel lar, cracked it, and removed $300 in cash. Detectives are working on the case today, but ' haven't ; picked up any clues to the yeggmen. ' V . 'Entrance was gained through a window in the Park City bowling al leys, in the rear of Quinn's cafe. The safe was carried down cellar and cracking it was but the work of a few minutes for expert "can-openers." -- - ir' MIIIJB STS. , $25.00 Crepe Be Chine and Crepe Meteor Dresses Many new models to choose from; the skirts are all full, other' styles shown in the new bolero jacket with handsome braided belt ! or satin trimmed, some ..have handsome white chemisettes, 1 the sleeves are all full length and finished with self or silk cuffs," in all new: favored colors. XX FRiEhP. in AEROPLAHEl SOCIAL AND PERSONAL DREW I'DI-KV: . ;,' With a nuptial high mass sung by Rev. Patrick ,J. McOivney, Miss - May V. Foley,' daughter of Mr.1 and Mrs. Charles Foley, of 506 Jane street, was united in marriage to Edward Drew of 67 Crescent avenue, manager' of the Hotel Drew, this morning at nine o'clock at St. Charles R.- -C. church. Miss Florence . Mullins- attended " the bride and Richard, Foley brother -of the bride, acted as- groomsman. The bride was attired in ' a suit of gray broadcloth' with hat, to .match and ,the bridesmaid wore a suit of blue broad cloth with hat to match. -Both carried bouquets of roses. As the bridal party entered the church Miss ' May Price, the orgahist, played the wedding march from Lohengrin and when leav ing the church rendered Mendelssohn's march. Immediately after the cere mony the bridal party left for New York where a wedding breakfast was served. Mr. and Mrs. Drew will spend their honeymoon in New York. On their return the newly married couple will reside at the home of the bride's parents, 506 Jane street. Sample Life SSEc Brcsses BRIDGEPORT, CONN. "Ridiculous Threats," Says Berlin ' Editor on Shipping Protest Amsterdam, Feb. 15. The Montag Zeitung, . -of . Berlin, according- to a despatch reaching here from the Ger man capital, in an. article referring to the stand of the United' JBtates asks what harm America- can jdo to Ger many. - . - - .' "She has no army,'"; this paper says, "and -her fleet would not d.ire to ap proach nearer our shores than does the English. The expulsion- of Ger mansf rom America would mean her ruin. , America's threats are simply ridiculous for us to take them in ear nest." ';' This paper says it is the intention of Emperor William to be at Cuxhaven, on the North Sea, on the 18th df Feb ruary. '-- ' - ' AMERICANS IN LONDON ESTABLISHING CANTEENS London, Feb. 15-Unde'r supervi sion by American women, canteens are to be established at all the lead ing railway stations in London where sandwiches, coffee and other light refreshments will be supplied free to soldiers in uniform. - Thousands of soldiers pass through London daily, frequently without suf ficient money to buy food. j In work at railway stations, "tlie American women have been looking after stranded Americans and Belgian refugees, " have learned of the freat need for canteens where the soldiers can be promptly provided with nour ishing food without cost. The war of fice is so' well impressed with the women's plan that its assistance in carrying on the worok has been ss nred. - - - ' $ Mrs. Viola Scott, Mrs.- A. ?. Stew art and a score of. other imff'can women who have been assisting travelers ever- since the --opening of the war are the. prime movers in tlia plan and have the backing of the en tire American Womena' War Relief Committee. Mrs. Benjamin Lathrop,' who ig one of the most active workers in t'nes French Emergency committee orga nized to supply the immediate neecis of hospitals in the north of France, has interested Mrs. H. C. Hoover aim many other American women in this particular -movement and is ,colU-cl-ing generaus "qiianlftieSi pf -ether a'n-1 Other hospital supplies so sadly need ed in many of the .isolated hospitals near' -the battle jlne. 'Mrs. Lathrop 4eft iLondon this week for -an inspec tion tour in ' Northern Francs The Duchess of, Marlboro igh has accepted the chairmanship ths philanrhropic committee- of ' r:;u so ciety of American Women In Lor "Ion. This already" has a number of wori--iooms established for the emp', -v-ment of i.-omen thrown out f v.rk by the war, -but the need is po gi"eat that a marked trtension -of this vork is planned. Mrs. A, T. StewiT1:, with the assistance of this compi'ttoe, h:s Just opeucd a workroom at ,ii3 Vic toria street, where .indigent gent'e wonien will be afforded an. opportun ity to am a living. At present firty iWraen are rfforded employ ;Ti;nt there, most of them knitting puppiits required by v the army. POLICE SEEK, IX 'VAIN FOB A "HIGHWAYMAN." John -Curniaa, of- 1910 Boston ave nue, nunted up Ldeut. Garry Sanger late Saturday night and told the po lice officer . that "a tall,, slim man" had tried to bold, him while he was walking from a Beardsley park car to him home. The police investigat ed tout could; find no trace- of thg highwayman. . .TEAMSTER IS WANTED. The police are - looking for Morris Gilford, a driver for M. Selit, of- 18 S HaJlett street, who, on Saturday, drove Into Joe Jermaclac, of .202 No ble avenue, Joe was knocked down and his face was badly lacerated. The polio aay Gilford was driving on the wrong aide off the. street.