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THE BRATTLEBORO DAILY REFORMER. MONDAY, APRIL 15, 1018.
FATAL FOOD RIOTS When it had been braced and tied se curely to the A-frame, it was carted away to the cellar. There were few witnesses. The statue, which weighs, 1,400 pounds, stood 10 feet high on its ped estal, and was the first to be erected on G L the war college terrace. .There have been discussions in the senate and (THE O. J.. PRATT STORE) house as to the wisdom of permitting the statue to remain there after United States declared war orr Germany,- and the agitatiou for its removal was taken Lend him a hand buy all t Jw Bonds yau can . : i The Third Liberty Loan is our share in the winningof this war. Upon it depends the safety and success of five hundred thousand American soldiers in France. ; 'Bread, Bread and Posthu ma's Head" Angry Crowd Cries at The Hague up throughout the 'country. There were many who advocated the conversion of the statue into bullets to be used bv President Approves Appro priation of $50,000,000 for - Test of Vessels the American troops- at the front. It is said, that the authorities at the war college, were afraid, efforts might be made to .damage the statue. Extensive Showing of Fancy Voijes in Newest Patterns SENATOR STONE BURDEN PLACED ON GOVERNMENT FAVORABLE REPORT OF MISSOURI DEAD MADE BY EXPERTS 39c yard WILSON A KIN 5 Huntress -Adams Company IN CAPITA CONCRETE SHIPS ::.'jJ breath appetite digestion "Give It please daddy." to me Grand- "Why Bobby if you wait a bit for it youli have it to enjoy longer!" Too-pco! That's no argument with WR1GLEY5 cause the flavor anyway. After every People See Germany's Hand in Failure to Accept Offer of Allies Number ol People Killed and Several Policemen Wounded. THH HAGl'K, April !.". "Bread, bread, and Posthuma's head'' was the angry cry of the' populace, men, wom en, and children, Friday night, when The Mnsnie was the scene of food riots which continued till a late hour. It should be- jxdnted out that anger is directed against the government, and especially against Minister of Ag riculture 1'osthuma, who is hated by the lower classes. The crowds went from street to street breaking shop windows and plundering shops. A number of in-opl Sustained a Second Shock Yesterday Chairman of the Foreign Rela tions Committee. ! . AMUSEMENTS. Oil, BOY! HERE TONIGHT. will polish your auto and not hold dust AL WOOD, 33 Main St. Polac for Polish CLEAR POLICIES REASONABLE RATES General Insurance Agency CEO. M. CLAY BANK BLOCK, BRATTLEBORO Theatrical Season Opens with Smart Musical Comedy Success. Tonight promises to be one of the must delightful events of Hrattlcboro's theatrical season, when Oh. Hoy! conies to the Auditorium. Oh, Hoy! comes well recommended by reason of two successful years in New York and one company is now in its sixth month of popularity in Chicago. This is the fourth New York Trim-ess theater musical comedy success and has been characterized by critics to be the best of them. It comes as a worthy suc cessor of Nobody Home and Very Good, Kddie, and one of the New York papers remarked that if the dc.-ire for a short title had not been so great, Oil, Hoy! iniht have well been named Even Bet ter, Kddie. The book and lvrios, fairlv sparkling with rare humor and situations that are really funny, are by Guy Bolton and V. I J. Wodehouse. Jerome Kern is re sponsible for the tantaliingly tuneful melodies, which are of the whistleable, Ihutnmable type. Youth, beauty, liveli ness and charm are paramount, ami through it all runs the story of life's springtime and love. The company to be seen at the Audi torium is an extremely capable one and conies direct from live months of popu larity in Boston. Its ultra-smartness and daintiness have caused Oh, Roy! to be known as "the smartest and brightest of all musical comedies. Adv. A Delicious Drink Scott Farm BUTTERMILK Fresh Dally at Root's Fountain Motion Picture Attractions. were killed and several nolicemen were wounded, ana the crowd trot so much out of hand that cavalry was called out before or der could be restored. Many shots were tired and the polhe charged with drawn swords, a. thing unheard of in Holland, for in this respect the Dutch are different from the Germans. Although bread shops were the first ... - to sutler, many other shops were nam- Gf other callers age.!. I here were no oemonsrrations ; members of m lront ot the legations ot the allied governments, although the British lega tion telephoned to the police for a guard owing to the dense crowd in ("arrow street where the legation is situated. Owing to the tone or the people at present and the difficulty over .German negotiations, anything the al lied governments do or state as their .intention of doing will have an espe cially advantageous effect on their cause, and the fact that the people are ; angry at the government for not fore j seeing the food difficulties does not mean that tJie allied government's gen- rous acts will not be apprevtated. The fact that the meat ration was reduced to' half a pound a week sud denly and without warning and that the bread ration was reduced at the same time t a quantity- even less than the bread ration of Relgierti and Ger many has not served to put the people in a good temper. The question of an ever-increasing lack of fodder for cat tle has been under discussion for one year ami became really acute last sum mer. Whv, it mav well be asked, have not rcf rigcratons been provided to store frozen meat instead of sending cattle to the oereager Teuton neighbor. Doubtless the agrarians have enriched themselves, but the people are now hungry. Another question asked is why the government delays about sending for the grain put at its disjHisal by Amer ica. It is not an exaggeration to state that people with ample means now find it difficult to get sufficient food. Dur ing the morning a bulletin was re ceived from Washington to the effect that the allied governments had agreed to permit three Dutch ships to leave immediately for Holland with grain for the Dutch who are starving. This ac tion is absolutely essential and comes in the nick of time in view of the se liousness of the food riots. The action of the allies shows the people that there need be no starva tion in Holland through any fault of the allies, and that the suffering of the Dutch people is chargeable . to the Ger man government alone. As already known, the allies have given assurances that the ships will be allowed to re turn, but it is evident that the Ger mans have not given similar assurances that the ships will not be torpedoed. WASHINGTON, April lo. Senator William .1. Stone o'f Missouri, chair man ot the senate loreign relations committee, died here yesterday after a stroke of paralysis suffered last Wednesday. Senator Stone suffered the stroke while on a street car on his way to the senate olliee building. A slight cere bral hemorrhage affected his left side rendering him helpless, but he did not lose consciousness, and a few hours later rallied and began to talk about getting up. His family and friends were verv hopeful until Saturday where there was a dec bled turn for the worse. lesteniay tiipre was -a second cer ebral hemorrhage, and the senator fell into a state of coma. Death came at 4.30 o'clock. At the bedside were Mrs. Stone and their children. Federal .Indue. Kim- ibrough Stone f Kansas City, Mrs. John W. Parkinson of St. Joseph, Mo., 'and Miss Mabel Stone, and a niece, Miss Margaret Winston of St. Louis. All the members of the Missouri dele gation in congress were at the home i during the dav and there were scores among officials and congress. A great stir in the Presidential cam paign of 19 n; was created by a speech made by Senator Stone at a dinner con ference of German Americans in New York. Various accounts of it, were given afterward. The Germans con strued jt as an attempt to gain their votes fo'r President Wilson, whom Stone quoted as having said to him: "Mv supreme passion is for peace. What- J completed ever may have been the nature of his (bridges, etc Resistance of Concrete Ships to ShocK Can Be Determined Only By Actual Experiment with the Vessels Them selves. WASHINGTON, April 13. President Wilson has approved the shipping board's suggestion for an appropria tion of $30,01 iOjOOi) to experiment with concrete ships. Chainian Hurley will confer today with Chairman Sherley of the house appropriation committee, who has promised to introduce the appro priation bill immediately and press its passage. No opposition to the measure is expected in either house. It is planned to make $13,0t)0,0(i.) available at once. The President is said to be keenly interested in the new tvpe of construc tion. He has talked several times with Mr. Hurley, Senator McCuniber, who is urging the appropriation in the senate, and other officials who believe con crete ships will prove an important link in the "bridge across the Atlan tic." Chairman Hurlev frankly has said concrete construction is an experiment, but that the shipping board does not feel warranted to pass over any possi bility of turning out ships quickly be cause the experiment may not prove a success. Everything that can be done to as certain the possibility of using con- . crete ships commercially has been done by the shipping board. It. .1. Wig, ex 'pert in concrete construction, recently an examination ot piers . to determine the euect ot Voiles arc conspicuous amongst the leading Washable Dress Fabrics for Spring. New patterns keep coming in. among which ere stylish plaids, corded stripes, Foulard .and floral effects. Some of them as low as 25c. j Cotton Foulards 39c yard s Beautiful Silk-fiaish fabrics, that resemble Silk Foulards so closely that it would be hard to distinguish them from" the originals. 36-inches, 39c. The New Rajah Cottons ; are here linen finish look like linen are less liable to wrinkle wash better. Colors Cadet, Belgian,.Rose, White. 58c yard THE STORE OF SERVICE CROWDER ORDERS ANOTHER DRAFT Between May 1 and 10 49,843 Men Will Be Called to the Colors Ver mont to Furnish 101. WASHINGTON. April 13. Another (i recti's Sons of Troy, N. Y. The Old First Congregational church of Old Ben nington is bequeathed $i.000 and St. Peter's Episcopal church of Bennington village is to receive . 1,000. Three resi dents of Old Bennington ,are also re membered: Mary 11. Sanford, niece, $3,000; Mary S. Jennings, niece, $3,000; Maria H. Sanford, sister-in-law, $2,000. Among recent orders issued by the war mission at t.iat time, the official rela- sea water on concrete. Mr. ig ob- tions between the President and the served the launching of the concrete chairman of the foreign relations eom-'fd'P Faith in California, and made a mittee ceased to be close, and early in I report officially described as "very 1!H7 it was no secret in Washington enthusiastic" of the behavior of the pre- that liecause ol Jus failure to a ciate the real meaninr of Germany's conduct the senator was no longer the ( confidant of the President in matters , t b a t would usually be made known to jthe foreign relations chairman, j Stone went on his own way, however, .insisting that Americans ought to be jkept oil' of belligerent ships and that our own ships ought not be armed. He was one of the 12 senators who on I March t, 1017. after a filibuster had prevented passage of the armed ship legislation, refused to sign a manifesto supporting the President's stand in that matter. , Senator Stone had been prominent in public nft'airs 43 years. He was born in Madison county, Kentucky, Mav 7, ISIS, and graduated from trie Univer sity of Missouri. His home was in Jeffcrvon City. Mo., where he prac ticed law some years. He served six years in the national house of repre sentatives and was governor of Mis souri 1S93-1VJ7, and had been a United States senator since March 4, 1003. vessel. Tests of concrete construction have been made at the bureau of standards, under the personal direction of Secretary Rcdfield. 'orrltisvons'1 from all' thvse experi ments have convinced many experts that concrete ships will be a success. They regard such ships as essentially "covered bridges," capable of stand ing all the strain and the stress which concrete briges have undergone with- uratt call lor 4i,4.J registrants has boon department were a number ot promotions ;;sent to governors of states bv Provost of second lieutenants in both the infantry Marshal Gen. Crowder. Mobilization of and the cavalry arms of the regular army the men is ordered for May 1 and 10, the Vrar department announced last night, and they will be sent to 11 forts anil recruiting barracks probably for training with regular army units there. This call increases to more than ;00, 000 the number of drafted men ordered to camp since late in March. Ihis is 11th cavalry. Albert G. Hunt. Walt ham far in excess of the monthly average LUh cavalry,. apoM E. Pauley. South under the original plan to call M'ni,000 j Itoyalton : to cavahy, r.nassifned, Ernest men over a nine-months period, luture;!-. Ssjxton.ot Burlington calls at the same rate would complete the program before mid-summer. Under President Wilson's determina tion to hasten the dispatch of American troops to France to reinforce the British and French armies bearing the brunt rcat German drives in Flanders out damage. Shock is the one unde termined factor, and thev believe that if the ' tli vi.Ut!ni... of ,.nii,.wto vi,ir, iand Picardv. the whole program of th 'cnii ht iletei-miTWi rmlv ti- rw.fnil r-v- periment with the vessels themselves. The chemical action of sea water on concrete also has not fully been de termined yet, but from observations already made experts do not believe it will cause speedy disintegration. APPEAL FOR KTTRN HATTIN. PAINTING AND PAPERHANC1NG AND ALL THEIR BRANCHES Walter F. Spear (OCroveSt. 'Phone 72-NI CARL F. CAIN MERCHANT TAILOR Covered Buttons Made Altering. Repairing, 350 Main Street. Pressing 1I0RT0N D. WALKER EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL Brattleboro, Vt. Today the Kmpire presents the patri- . otic, feature, Miss U. S. A., a William j Fox drama featuring dune Caprice,) also The Ford durational. For To- morrow Monroe Salisbury ami Path ' Clifford in The Door Between and a Mr. ami .mis. niuney inew comeiiv will lie the attractions. The attraction today nt the Princess theatre will be The Marionettes with Clara Kimball Young, the artiste su perb, supported by an unusual cast. Tomorrow Kuid Bennett in The Girl, l.lory will be the feature attraction. A Mat k Senuett comedy, The Betrayal of Maggie, with an all-star cast, in cluding Louise l'azcnda, Charles Mur ray and Chester Conk I'm, will be on the bill hIso. GERMAN STATUE PLACED IN CELLAR GOES TO AFRICA. President Has Frederick the Great Re moved from Terrace of War Col lege at Washington. WASHINGTON, April 13. The statue of Frederick the Great, present ed to the United States in 1004 by Kaiser Wilhelm, was removed from its pedestal on the terrace in front of the war college Saturday and laid away in seclusion in a cold, damp storeroom in the cellar of that building. It is under stood that the action was taken at the ! Cant R. Was Great Increase in Expense of Maintain- insr Over 100 Persons. I BELLOWS FALLS, April 13. Ed ward A. Mason, executive secretary of New England Kuril Hattin homes," has issued an appeal to the public for funds in which he says: i "For about 24 years the New Eng land Kuril Hattin Homes have been doing a good and needed work for bows of Vermont ami other New England states. There is need and demand for larger service, and, if the war ' con- imui-n, me uctii uun ueuianu win in crease. The equipment for larger serv ice is sufficient, but the larger'use of the equipment is dependent upon a larger income. "The trustees of the New England Kurn Hattin Homes are greatly pleased that old friends of the homes are po generally standing loyally by the work as evidenced by their gifts which do not decrease. But the increase in cost of practically everything necessary to maintainvover 100 people in the homes makes it imperative that larger gifts be seemed from old friends or that new friends be gained. This would be neces sary simply to keep the work on the present level." DARTMOUTH BOYS HERE ON LONG HIKE AMERICAN DOCTOR MISSING. to history, s-owed the seeds ot the mili- Dr. Edward Taylor Called On to Stop tarism which resulted in the present Epidemic of Poliomyelitis. I world war, was permitted to remain in 'front-of the war college. Humors have Dr. Kdward Taylor, who has been been heard also that plots were being working on infantile paralysis for the hatched to tear it down if no official last two years in the research la born- action was taken, and there is an ap tory of the state hoard of health, left parcntly authenticated report that a Friday night for New York and on the stick of dvnamite was found under the suggestion ot I 'resident. Wilson There has been much criticism of the fact that the statue of Germany's one-time super war lord, who, according ert M. Periling has received a telegram Washington briellv M. Deming, a U. V. M. Man, Serving With the British. BURLINGTON, April 13. Mrs. Kob- Arrived About 2 O'clock Yesterday on Walk to Springfield, Mass., Distance of 136 Miles. As the result of a small wager, two Dartmouth .undergraduates, Kills O. Briggs. '21, of New York city and Sherman S. Adams, '20, of Providence set out late Friday night from Han over, N. II., to walk to Springfield, .Mass., aim nave agreed to nnisn at tne Springfield railroad depot by thi eve ning at (i.30. Tjie two students reached Brattle boro about 2 o'clock yesterday after noon, crossed the Connecticut river bridge here and headed for Hinsdale and North field. Kach carried a pack. The distance from Hanover to Springfield is l.'Jd miles and when the youths reached here they had covered slightly more than half the journey and had every expectation of completing the trip in time in spite of the muddy traveling. The wager and the consequent jour ney grew out of an argument among several members of the Dartmouth Out ing club as to whether it would be jhis sible to make the trip in the allotted time. If Briggs succeeds in accomplish ing the feat he will win the first prize, a gold medal, in the outing club mileage contest with a total of about 330 miles for this year, and Adams will take second- place in the same contest. army is speeding up. Only a week ago Gen. Crowder ordered mobilization of 130,000 men for April 26 and their move ment to the National army cantonments during the live days following. Further announcements are expected to follow the return of Secretary Baker from Kurope. Troops now are moving across at a rapid rate, and the clearing of training camps will permit of the calling of men much faster than was contemplated before the German of fensive. Although every state and the District of Columbia are called upon to furnish men under Gen. Crowder 's latest order, nearly half of the 49,S4o men will come from seven states. Illinois will supply by far the largest number, its quota be ing 8,047. Pennsylvania is next with vib, .New iork third with Jncn jigan fourth with. 2,393, Missouri fifth with 2.U5:!, Wisconsin sixth with 2,133 land Ohio seventh with 2,050. Nevada has the lowest quota. 41). The quotas of the other states include: Conn ;etieut, Maine. 220; Massachusetts, l,:Utfi; New Hampshire, 137; Rhode Island, 105; Vermont, 101. The army posts to which the men in the Fast will go are Fort Slocuin, New York; Fort Thomas, Kentucky; Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia; Fort Screven, Georgia. STATE NEWS NOTES. Bequests to Bennington Churches. Two institutions and three residents of Bennington are to receive legacies from the will of the late William M. San ford, a member of the firm of Hannibel End the headaches, biliousaes3, consti pation, bad breath and bad days. OLE) gld I ey V? fiN .nrlN r-"K. jjWORK WHILE YOU SLEEP j 2i;t.h will sail for Johannesburg, South Africa. In Johannesburg there has been raging for some time an epidemic of infantile paralysis and the authori-. ties there sent to the Rockefeller In stitute in New York city for some one to stop it. Dr. Taylor has been as sociated with the institute all of the time he has been in Burlington and coat tail of the statue a few 'months ago. The work of removing the statue was dont quietly, under orders from Colonel D. W. Ketcham, acting secretary of the college, who had received author ity from Acting Secretary of War Crowell. "A large A-frame was con structed a few feet in the rear of the . fljVEIlflSE lNTlIE REFORMER 'idrneveh linthi becaus-V of his knowledge of the sub- statue and ropes tvere placed about the ject ha been ordered to South Africa neck and waist of the bronze Kaiser, as the man who could ston the enidem- When the word was iriven RotftJcro Dr. Taylor expects to be gone six ranked heartily on the rones, nnrl th it.. i v j siaiHt" 1BP IlllfU ' 1I1H" -peclCStal irom Washington orioily announcing that her husband. Capt. Deming of the medical corps in the British army, was reported missing in action on the French front March 21. i She received a letter recently from her husband saying that he was going to the front line and that lie was glad to have an opportunity to serve in ac tion. This letter was dated March It!. ) Capt. Deming was graduated from the medical department of the Univer sity of Vermont in the class of 1010. His home was in Balston Spa, 'N. Y. His wife was formerly Miss Lolita Smith of Burlington. L . Saved Him the Trouble. "I asked her if I could see her home." "And what did she say?" "Said she would send me a picture of it.' 'JV Sydney: Bulletin. CHEST COLDS may mean weak lungs and need more thorough treatment than mere syrups, physics or stimulants. mm corrects chest colds by giving strength to the blood and warmth to the body, while it is famous with physicians for relieving hard cough, -nd soothing the lungs, throat and bronchial tubes. Scott & Eowe, ClooiuCeld.N.J. 17-32 i-. Be Many Men fay Places This very day you can be in twenty-six thousand cities, towns and hamlets taking orders, arranging deliveries, collecting bills, straightening out misun derstandings, quoting prices, etc- Fifty thousand Western. Union employes are for ever at your service, yet the cost is within reach of everyone. V Telegrams Day Letters Night Letters Cablegrams Money Transferred by Wire The Western Union Telegraph Co. Glossy Black Just Arrived terrc;;" BUY QUICK FOR ITS OUTPUT IS UNCERTAIN. I WILFRED F. ROOT,, Pharmacist, Main St. ii j i - - . i j ne new nrsi lieutenants, witn tlie assign ments, who are fiom Vermont, are as fol lows: 'To :0th infantry, JlarolJ Y. P.aU-hehler, llai.lwiek: to sTcond cavalry, Jason B Hart, I'roctorsville-: to 47th in fantiy, James F. Burke, ISquhngton; to 4'.th infantry, Clyde A. Amesi lhirlimiton: MRS. DODGE SEEKS CHILD. Complaint Against Child's Custodians in Williamsville; Mrs. Delia I. Dodjre of Snriricrfield. Mass., seeks to reeover her minor ehiht I from the custodv of the father. Edward W. Dodge, formerly of Braftleboro and Yilliamsville, since the mother secured a divoice from her husband, and a peti tion has been filed in superior court in Springfield inaugurating proceedings against the father. The petitioner al leges that the father is poisoning the child against the mother, ad the same complaint is made against the custodi ans of the child at Williamville. The hearing will be held Wednesday of this week. LEST YOU FORGET! "CASCARETS" TONIGHT