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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY. JUNE 18. 1918. f! FIEEW DIPLOMATS SAY U. S. WILL FIGHT SOLDIERS CALLED TO HELP POLICE Dad Has Invented a New Game Which Allows Him to Work in the Garden and the Same Time Keep Willie, in Sight and Out of Mischief Housewives Should Report Charges Exceeding These F, I By FONTAINE FOX. UUiYIIY! AVORABL E REPOR ON GUARD BILL f"ie House Committer on Military Af.nlrs ordered 4 favorable retort to Cas on the bill for the reorganization 'jf 1 he National Guard In the District of Columbia. This bill has already pa. f-ed the Senate. The bill as reported make It clear that no peison shall escape the draft by ror of service In the National Guard 'r iday"s action by tht committee a iciter which the President wrote to r-ha rman Dent, of the House XllliJ lar Committee, exprcsin himself In la or of the bill. The President called ttrntlon to the depletion of, the r" lice force and the fact that under -ucli conditions, it was Impossible to l-.flv. a National Guaid organized. Indications are that the House will paj." the bill In a short time. U, S. AND GERMANY BOTH TREAT HER A ENEMY ALIEN Iler property on tho Rhine confisca ted by the German government. -and her estate in America taken over by 'he United States Government under 'hr alien property law. Mrs. Adolphus Dus h, widow or the late millionaire brewer, finds herself very much In the rame position as the "Man With imt n Country " , H-t property In this country con sist for the most part. of. breweries in S . Louis and other cities She also uni a large aum In stocks and bords'left by her hu-band. fcnee the death of the brewer sev f ral years ago. Mrs. Busch. now seventy four years of nee. has spent mir t f her time In Germany, with l-er two daughters, who arc wives of, 'Scr.nan subjects. dispatch from SL Louis quotes "lia les Kagel. one of the trustees of .; Busch estate!) as saying that hej iifcj not oecn nomira o a juncneii l.ner enemy property custodian, of th" selsure of the Busch property. To the Householders of the District of Columbia: Below are given the fair prices on staple food commodities. If your dealer charges more for any Items than thoso listed below, please report and send 'your sales slips. If possible, to Clarence ft. Wilson, Federal food administrator for the District of Columbia, 001 Sixteenth street northwest. Retailer Commodity. .r""- ... Cornmeal, white, bulk, per lb 01 Vi .04t Wheat flour .. ,. , ' 24 4 lb. bag (best grades) $1-33 o J1.40 Broken lots, less than 2 1 '.4 lb. bag lb. Consumer Should I"ay. .03 .OS ? 1.43 to $1.55 .OS .09 .00 .07 4- .23 .24 Nit Not .0G, .10 .09 Vi .0SU .07 more more .07 .11 .11 OSVi than than .07 .07 .08 .12 .114 .oa 4 .46 .42 i JO .20 .30 AS JG 37 .42 .41 .13 .HI .17 .20 .14 .16 .13 .18 .00 U .09 AlH 12Vi JO .43 .42 .48 .IS .50 .33 .35 .33 .60 2 Sl'.i .45 .33 .27 .29 .23 .2S .17 .10 .42 .17 .15 :2 .IS .33 .29 .33 .40 .29 -".4 .35 .36 .31 Barley flour, per lb Corn flour, per lb Rolled oats, bulk, per lb Bice, fancy whole head pcf lb Blue Hose, per lb Sugar, granulated, bulk or pkg.. lb. White potatoes, new (I. S. grade No 1). per 13 lbs. (I peck) White potatoes, new (U. B. grade No. 21. per 13 lbs (1 peck) Lard compound, per lb .... Oleomargarine, per 'a Nut Oleomargarlp . per lb Butter, creame'y. best table firsts in prints, ver lb American rheese, whole milk, per lb : '4 lb lots , U o. lots Lets, nearby ffesh. per doz Jteans. dried Lima, per lb Itcana, white navy, per lb......... Beans, Pinto, per lb Bacon, in wholo piece, per lb Bacon, sliced In bulk, per lb Bacon, sliced In rarton, per lb 53 Lard, pure, per lb (in tubs) 20H Ham. standard, per lb .50 Bread. Victory loaf, machine made, i lb Bread, Victory loaf, machine made. 1 lb White potatoes United States grade No. I, minimum size IT in. In diameter. Free from damage caused by disease or ln.ects; free from cuts and bruises. White" potatoes United States grade No. 2. minimum size 1H In. in diameter. Free from serious damage. "Should Include- no stock which Is not of desirable quality, both for market and for table use, and should be of fair average size." Department of Agriculture, Bul letin No. 733. .07 .05 .56 .03 .09 SHIP SUNK; OFFICER AND 15 MEN MISSING LONDON. Juno IS. The British commercial cruiser Patla was- tor pedoed and sunk on June 13 by a sub marine, the admiralty announced last night. One officer and fifteen men are missing. BULGARIA SOON AWARDS NAPOLEON'S CARRIAGE TO COUNT rotators are perishable rc first. The Patia was a vessel of 0.103 tons and hailed from Belfast. She was at the old (built in 1013 and was owned Dy Gi lders and Fyffes, Ltd. LONDON, June IS. ror several years two descendants of Field Mar shal von Blucher, the brothers of Prince Gebhardt and Count Lolhar von Blucher have been fighting In the Sileslan courts for possession of Napoleon's carriage, captured by their famous ancestor at Waterloo. It has Just been decided that the count Is the legal owner of the trophy. America at war with Bulgaria with in three months is the confident pre diction In Balkan diplomatic circles today. With Austria torn by Internal poli tical dissension. Bulgaria in the throes of ministerial reconstruction and at loggerheads with the Central Powers over territorial aspirations, diplomats here are confident that ac tlvo participation by America will hasten the decomposition. The resignation of Premier Hadas- lavoff and his cabinet Is regarded with the greatest significance. Radas 1 avolT. always strongly antl-Russlan and pro-German, has been the binding link between Germany and King Fer dinand's nation. But strong as he was. he could not smother popular Indignation over the balking of Bul garia's national aspiration the res toration of Dobrudja. Germany's desire for a unification of command, with Turkish. Bulgar and Austrian military forces under the. Kaiser may also be responsible for the cabinet crisis, Balkan diplo mats stated. WILLIAMS COLLEGE GIVES 4 HONORARY DEGREES WILLIAMSTOWN. Mass . June 18. With more than half of the forty-' seven graduates in war service ana few of them able to be present com mencement at Williams College was observed quietly today. Four hono rary degrees were conferred as fol lows: Doctor of Laws Philip Marshall Brown, 'OS. professor of International law and diplomacy . at Princeton Gradual.' College: William A. Pew. major general (retired). Massachu setts National Guard, commandant of the Williams summer camp in 1917 and of the Newland College's summer camp this year. . Doctor of Divinity The Rev. George L. Richardson. '8S, of Phila delphia. Doctor of Science Raymond Dodge, 83. professor of psychology at Wea leyan University. The exercises Included the dedica tion of a service flag with 1.002 stars. Potatoes are perishable crop Brat. eat the old :r n 1 7 y IT- GOTTA STAY J Mf " """ "V.rJ HERE AN GUARD THIS y -, ' ( P.RISNUR UV WAR "WHIJ.E ) t zzz. -0-7 HE CULTIVATES J " Art h- t m T J mm 1 JT--r5r-: xSigKj &--.y- -. . Vx " (CopyrUbt, 1U. by the Wheeler Syadlcats, Int.) There Will Be A Fontaine Fox Cartoon In Next Sunday's Times.' T ARE RIOTERS Nine colored men and boys will be tried on charges of disorderly conduct In Police Court tomorrow following a near riot last nlftit that kept the police and a. detail of1 military police from Camp Meigs busy and threat ened for some time to be serious. Policeman B. r. Williams, of the Ninth Precinct, arrested Otha Watson, colored, sixteen years old, at Third and L streets northeast or throa--Ing stones. The policeman hailed an. automobile to take the youth to tho station house when a crowd of prob ably 200 colored men and bun .un rounded the machine and started throwing atones at the officer. Williams drew his revolver bat th negroes demanded the release of tht prisoner. Hearing of the disturbance, soldiers from Camp Uelgs, led b Lieut. James B. .Mitchell, chief of tht military police of the camp, hurrlef to the scene, dispersed the mob ani assisted In the arrest of the nine, said by Williams to have been the ring leaders'. At Ninth precinct, those arrested gave their names as Otha Watson. Wallace Lofty, Eugene Butler, Her man Tillman. Frank Terrr. James Gray. Thomas A. Lewis. Arthur Brooks, and Georgiana. Devaughn. CATHOLIC WOMEN OPE, GIRL WORKERS' HOME A, home for girl war workers, the War Service Club. Twenty-fcurth and K streets northwest, la open today under the direction it the Catholic Women's War- Relief So cieties. The home Is open to girls of all religious denominations. Charges will be 'made tr cover expenses. The home Is fitted for twenty-five guests' and within a Jew weeks will be in shape to receive twenty more. The home received Its bleiiinp yesterday under the direction of Bishop Sttahan of the Catholic Uni versity, assisted by the Right Itevcn. end Aionsignor nomas, of St. Pat rick's: the Rev. J. (. Cassldy and Robert McGratb, ct St. Stenhen'a: Bernard ilcKenaa. of the Cathol'o University, and Rev. Lewis CEsrn, chairman ot the Women's War Po ller society. Eat potatoes Instead of bread. Po tatoes are cheaper than bread and Jnst aa netrrshlag. 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