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bai; ran VOL. XVIII NO. 121. BARRE, VERMONT, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 1914. PRICE, ONE CENT. ryl Jjj jpi RE Tr.TfcfTTGlG3 V FOUR " ARE GERMAN ARMIES OVING STEADILY M BOTH EAST AND WEST APPLY Several German Steamships Jn British Waters Carrying German Reservists . and Foodstuffs Have Been Seized as Prizes of War. t ALL EUROPE IS NOW STIRRED TO ARMS or four nights in support of the triple entente. London, Ont., Aug. 5. Patriotic en thusiasm ran rampant in the city last TORCH ANDSLAY VERMONT UNDERWRITERS MEET, Elected A. M. Aslitine President at Burlington. , Burlington. Aug. 5. The Vermont Life Underwriters' association had thei annual meeting and excursion on the steamer Chatcaugay Monday, leaving Burlington at 2:45 o clock in the after noon and returning the same evening At the business meeting ot the associa tion, held on the boat, the following omcers were elected: President. Azro M. Aselton of .this city; first "vice-prcsi dent, H. C. i'arrar of Rutland; second vice-president, 8. S. Ballard of Montpe ier; secretary, A. V, Mason of Rutland treasurer, K. H. Pike of Rutland. Following a most excellent dinner, night when the newspaper offices bui- Germans Captured Belgium helpful remarks were made by several of Great Britain's Declaration of War on Germany Was Made Last Night Germany's Cable Communication Severed, Probably by English. London, Aug. 5. Although five great European powers are at letined that war had been declared be tween Great Britain and Germany. Crowds thronged the streets and numer ous processions were formed, hundreds joining in singing "Rule Brittania" and other patriotic songs. Quebec, Aug. 5. The announcement that England and Germany were at war was received with the greatest enthu siasm in this city, where English, French and Irish paraded together in a display of loyalty and patriotism. .Before a massed crowd, Albert Sevig- ny, the young member for Dorchester, declared that the French-Canadians were standing shoulder to shoulder with their fellow citizens of other races. Mr. Sev ignity said he had never seen such-unity in Canada as upon this war question. Toronto, Aug. 5. Although a state of war between Germany and England had been expected, the official announcement of the declaration was received with a shock. Then came a burst of patriotic fervor from crowds surrounding the newspaper offices and the streets . re sounded with cheers for the empire. ever since the memoriable Pretoria night has this city witnessed such a spontaneous outburst of patriotism. All night bands paraded at the head of crowds, waving flags and singing na tional anthems. the agents present, each one expressing determination to be present at the next meeting. The association were fortu nate in having with them W. E. Johnson of Isew ork, superintendent of agencies of the Equitable Life Insurance society who in a most acceptable manner gave the principal address of the evening. Hie springer trio of fenosburg Falls, assist ed by Miss Fannie Fish, whistling solo ist, chancing to be m the city, the asso ciation was able to secure them to fur nish entertainment during the afternoon and .evening, and they more than de ugntea aa tneir hearers. 1 here were IS TN FT AMPS about 60 in all in the party, and all thusiastic meeting in years.' , Town of Vise on Frontier After Engagement Last ing Several Hours Re sisting Population Were Massacred TOWN OF ARGENTEAU Army of 100,000 Germans Reported to be Marching on City of Liege In Ant werp There are Angry Demonstrations ? Against Germans. CRAZED MAN SLAYS WIFE. Pounded Her with Flatiron and Then Fled. Colebrook, X. H.,' Aug. 5. After be ing chased tor a quarter of a mile by her husband, who was armed with a re volver and a razor, Mrs. Fred Brown, 3.'t, was fatally injured yesterday when her jealous pursuer cornered her in a neigh bor's farm, and beat her head to a pulp with a heavy flatiron. Brown made his escape by driving a wagon in the direction of Diamond pond, The Imperial Order of the Daughters war and millions of men on land and sea are under arms ready to H h; mP' ' TZS Lieze. Belgium. Aug. 5-The cant strike, developments of prime importance are few today. By the izations for subscriptions towards plac- of the frontier town of Vise has been ef- near which he left the carriage and took cutting of her cables, Germany is cut off from communication XiTlV' " l"e German troop, after an ....-4.U u u gagement lasting; several hours. It is I xt D Willi me wuiiu. Reports from France, Belgium, Holland and Russia showed that Germany's armies were steadily moving forward east and west' and to advanced points in contact with Russian and French armies. r 1 "I . i 1- "i-, DwCnh itmlavc 1 MoTllrll TV cr KA1- ocvciai vrcuiicwi duvbiiwiuuo ... , a vaa ifnirton. n f. Ancr.fi. Th irmr o-ian with mnnv fJprman reservists and a Quantity Of foodstuffs, general staff is investigating the neu- " ' - i'.i.-... ,l. i. :.i ..... i . I i x-mii-Tinti rrT 4 - V,o Knorv rWlarorl TYt-i 7va nf war. 1 " l' "V l"K Tn,"n:?w2ea ,rT'"" J All 1 U rilir Urlitlti SUSPICIONS ARE HELD Regarding Neutrality of German Wire less Stations in United States. said that the victors set fire to the town, killing the population who resisted. The town of Argenteau is in flames. One hundred thousand Germans are believed to be marching on Liege. The British government to-day commandeered horses belong ing to express companies and the big department stores. Premier Asquith announced that the government would ask for another credit of $500,000,000 to-morrow. Viscount Morely and John Burns have resigned from the cab inet. Great Britain's decision to declare war against Germany was stations at Tuckerton, X. J., and Say- j ville, JU I. AGAINST GERMANS GERMAN EMBASSY DESTROYED ; And Mobs Killed German in St. Peters burg. Washington, D. C, Aug. 5. The Ger man embassy building at St. Petersburg has been destroyed and one man has reached last night, following Germany's rejection of the request been killed by mobs, according to ad The British ambassaritmrt Berlin thereupon received his pass ports and the British government notified Germany that a state of war existed between the two countries Washington, D. C., Aug. 5. President Wilson has offered his good office to all the European powers engaged in war. burg in this state. He was acquitted. PLUNGED 150 FEET. GOLD SHIPMENT HELD UP. German Cafes and Restaurants Wrecked and German Consulate Violated. City Has Been Placed Under Martial Law. Antwerp, Aug. S.-Serious anti-Ger- Aut0 Carried Down Four Persons. man noting occurred here to-day. An of whom Escaped Death. . . . Wilton, X. II., Aug. 5. Edward Mer restaurants ana tore me escutcneon rin( , prominent lumber merchant of from the door 4oi the German consulate. Stoddard, and three lady companions The city has been placed under martial miraculously escaped death yesterday woods, apparently heading for rn wilderness. Mrs. Brown was hurried to the hos pital in this town, where she died soon after noon. A poss-? of men was hurriedly assem bled, and the outlying section has been thoioughlv scoured in the attempt to apprehend Brown. It is thought that he lias the automatic revolver with which he threatened his wife. Men searched all night for him with the aid get flour quotations from milling houses I of torches. and elevators and the few who have Brown figured in a murder trial five quoted prices announce an advance of years ago, when he was arrested for the $1 per barrel. In some local stores the death of a man named Chaffell in Pitts- price remains the same, although a ma- HEAVY GUNS ARE hear: AINE OFF M WAR'S EFFECT IN BARRE. V5 1 Flour and Sugar Go Up in Price Charles Pamperl's Friends Anxious. Since the war. clouds began to lower over the continent of Europe, clotte friends of Charles Pamperl, principal of the Harre evening drawing school, have felt some concern for him. I'rin. ram perl is one of thousands of American vacationists who went to Europe early in the season. The drawing master was granted a leave of absence last spring and his departure was dated around March 30. In company with a number of other educators, he planned to spend a part of his time in studying the school J system in Germany. He was registered ' in the university town of Bonn for ' eral weeks, but later communication . t" j: i .. ii.. i. . .i 1 1 v uu-ai-e iimi. lie jiitiiuicu lu punn uie ter part of the summer at his native town, Grata, in Austria. A card received here by a faculty member, of the draw ing school only a few weeks ago was postmarked Gratz. At that tune Mr. Temperl planned to leave Austria for America in the latter part of August and expected to reach Barre in time for the reopening of the drawing school sessions. His friends here anticipate advices from him in the near future. So far as can be learned is last letter to Barre people was ad dressed before most people, the principal probably included, had even dreamed of hostilities on the continent. 'Ere now good many tourists who were no fur ther inland than Paris have experienced considerable difficulty in getting pas sage to England, so it is assumed that Mr. Pampcrl may be compelled to post ponn his departure from Austria. War is the sole topic of conversation in Barre as elsewhere just now and it f in ), viVinitr may dp interesting to note mat tne er fects of a great European conflict are ot lost on communities so remote from the scene nf strife as this city. Flour has jumped frft cents a barrel in most retail establishments and there are pros pects that the jump will be greater. Dealers say it is almost impossible to Eight or Ten Shots Within Two Minutes . Were Re . ported From Portland Ob servatory and From the Harbor Forts To-day. HOSTILE WORSHIPS ',VED NEAR it Is Probable That Efforts Were Made to Capture One Or More of the Trans- Atlantic Liners Lusi tania Left New York Today Portland, Me., Aug. 5. The firing of heavy guns off, the Maine coast was heard this morning. Eight or ten shots within two minutes were heard by the Portland observatory and the harbor forts. The second was twenty or thirty miles southeast of Portland. German and British warships are believed to be The theory that the firing was by warships is discredited by officers at the Portsmouth navy yard, who feel certain that no foreign warships are off the Maine coast. LUSITANIA RELIED ON HER SPEED All BRIEF WAR NOTES FROM MANY SECTIONS German Troops Have Violated Dutch Territory French Fleet Reported to Have Captured Two German Cruisers. ' London, Aug. 5. The Germans have violated Dutch territory at Tilburg. It is reported that German troops met with resistance after crossing the river Meuse at Eysden, Belgium. London, Aug. 3. It is unofficially re ported that the French fleet has cap tured two German cruisers, the Goeben and the Breslau. London, Aug. S. Detectives during a raid on houses occupied by Germans in London discovered a large number of bombs and rifles. Several arrests were made. respected; his majesty's ambassador at cruiser Tennessee for Europe with gold Berlin has received his passports and his for the relief of Americans has been majesty's government has declared to postponed until to-morrow morning i the German government that a state of I order to complete the arrangements. war exists between Great Britain and! The armored cruiser North Carolina Germany from 11 o'clock p. m. August I probably will accompany the Tennessee. 4." United States Will Not Send It Before laws and the expulsion of all Germane Thursday.1 ' jhas been ordered. Washington, p.. C, Aug. 5. It was day that the sailing of the armored REPUBLICANS CALL STATE CONVENTION A proclamation declaring a sort of martial law was, issued by King George last night as follows: "Whereas the present state of public affairs in Europe is such as to constitute an imminent national danger, we strictly I command and enjoin our subjects to obey and conform to all instructions PRICES JUMP IN GLASGOW It Will Be Held at Montpelier September 9 and Congressman Greene Will Be Temporary Chairman. Burlington, Aug. 6. A meeting of the Republican state committee was held at Ithe an Ness house yesterday afternoon when arrangements were made for hold ing the party convention and the cau- afternoon when his automobile plunged over a 150-foot embankment, landing on trees on the bank of the Souhegan river near South Lvndeborough. One of the women was pinned under the car but was not seriously injured. Another had a rod jammed through her left leg. The third woman had just been discharged from a Boston hospital. Mer rill was badly shaken up. The machine turned turtle and is wrecked. Freight employes saw the accident and hurried to their r-hef, jority of dealers are asking more for the commodity. Sugar has gone up a few points and dealers ascribe, the change to the war. There is also. noted an appreciable increase in the market prices of feed stuffs, dealers report. J-iines of sympathy for the contending nations are sharply drawn in Barre. Be I cause a majority of the population is of a cosmopolitan charactei about everyone wbo has anything to say on conditions across the big water is emphatically 'committed to one or the other of two sides in the controversy. Twice yester day news dealers Bold every paper con taining late bulletins on the war. Left New York This Morning In Hopes of Eluding Capture by German j Cruisers Known to Be on Atlantic Coast. 5-CENT FARE IN MONTPELIER. & M. at the Wilton hotel here. Is New Schedule Proposed for B. Traction Co. Manager C. F. Millar of the Consoli- adted Lighting Co., who look after the They are being cared for street railroad affairs at this end of the CLOGSTON MARTIN. Williamstown Young Lady Bride of East Barre Teacher. Some Stores Compelled to Close Their " Doors. Glaseow. Aucr. 5. A food famine threatens in Glasgow and Rome nf the cuses preliminary to it stores had in clone thpir rfnnr. t nnnn -Montpelier was the place selected for and regulations -which may be issued by yesterday, so pressing were the buyers. th( convention and the Jate was fixed aa us or by our admiralty and army coun- Prices jumped, sugar from 7 to 12 centi i Wednesday, Septemlier 0. The caucuses :l 1. i: c i . . . I i . i l . i a . -ii , ,, ujucrr ui uuf ? anu . pound, and many shorts no d out. lor " eiecnoii vi uriegatrB win De neia f our behalf for securing the objects I I at which time all the new city and town ,k. nf ,h Hr;,l hv n.v aioresam. ana not to hinder or obs tnu-t iryK(jHASK STEAMER r,m1ra,"e,? tt!" ,c ". j ne jouuwnig resolutions were adopt but to afford all the assistance in their power to any person acting in accord ance with such instructions in the ex ecution of anv measures taken for se curing those objects." FOR AMERICANS K ' Paris, Aug. 5. An official announce ment to-day states that 17 Alsatians, while endeavoring to cross into France, were captured by Germans and summar ily executed. ' Brussels, Aug. 5. The Belgian min ister of war says the Belgians are suc cessfully combating the German inva sion. The Belgian losses are trifling in comparison with the German. MOBBED GERMAN EMBASSY. Big Crowd Hooted and Then Stones in London. Threw The Viking Will Sail from England on Monday Flying Stars and Stripes and Bringing Home American People. London, Aug. 5. A syndicate of London, Aug. 5 A mob leathered out- Americans, combining business with side the German embassy in Carlton ter- philanthropy, have purchased the British race last night. The demonstrators steamer Viking, for repatriation of their groaned and hooted, and finally stones eouijtrymen, at a price of $.500 per berth. were thrown which broke windows. The 1 1 he British government has given per- German ambassador. Prince Liehnownkv. I mission for the vessel to sail on Monday. with the members of his staff, was in tlie Sne wi" fl7 the "tanl ""d stripes, many it is the judgment of the Republican state committee that it is impractical to adopt a party primary without legislative authority and as the committee has no assurance that a pe tial session of the legislature is to be called in time for the passage of a direct primary law which could be effectually used for nominations for the November election: Resolved, That the Republican state convention be called by this committee forthwith and the day fixed for holding caucuses in accordance with the law now in effect. There were present at the meeting of Robert E. Clogston, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Clogston of Bradford, and Lurie M. Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Martin of Williamstown, were married at 10:30 this forenoon at S. F. lllomfield of Montpelier. They were un attended. The bride's gown was of white messa line and her traveling suit was of blue. Mr. and Mrs. Clogston left on the noon line, received a notice to-day from Supt. H. D. Larrabee of the B. 4 M. Traction St Power Co. to the effect that the rate schedule issued early in the summer to take effect July 8 will become operative Aug. 12. The new notice contains a single change and that has to do with the assessment of 5c fares only within the city limits of Montpelier. It will be recalled that the Montpelier city coun oil took steps to restrain the company irom raising the fares there on the ground that, it would violate certain pro hhos of the franchise. The proposed jump in rates has been held in abeyance for some tune as a result of Montpelier a action. , .ow the company proioses to eo train for a trip to Boston. The groom ahead with its original plan and charge has been teaching school in East Barre. QUICK ACTION SAVED LIFE. John Wire GREAT BRITAIN QUICK TO DECLARE WAR Following Action of Germany in Reject- ing Request That Belgian Neutral ity Be Respected. Formal Notifi cation Made Last Night. Indorr, Aug 5. Great Britain de vlaredjwar on Germany last night. The momentous dwiion of the British gov ernment for which the whole world has been waiting came before the expiration ff the time limit set by great Britain in her ultimatum to Germany demanding a atisfsctory reply on the subject of Bel gian neutrality. Germany's reply was the summary re jection of the reqnent that Belgian neu trality should be respected. The British ambassador at Berlin thereon received his passporta and the British government notified Germany thst a state of war existed between the t" two coun trim. The British foreign office ttai iestied ' the following statement: "Owing to the summary rejection by te 'WmiB government of the request by h Brittanie injtj's frnvrrnnent test t neutrality of Belgium hu!d be1 GERMAN CABLE LINES SEVERED TO-DAY Germany Is Virtually Cut Off from Com munication With Outside, Cutting Is Laid to English Warships. New York, Aug. .V Direct communi cation with Germany was stopped to day. The German-At Untie cable lines from New York to Emden via the Azores ere cut at 1:30 this morning at some point eaht of the Axores, possibly by English warships. The rutting of the cables virtually completes the isolation of Germany from communication with the outaide "world. All direct communication with the United States is severed and hereafter all newt happenings in Germany will have to come through hostile countries. CANADIANS PATRIOTIC of the liner. gsrden, but quickly withdrew to the J wealthy persons sailing in the steerage J the committee Chairman X. I). Phelps of nouae. A force of mounted and foot police re inforced the regular guard and drove off the crowd with difficulty THOUSANDS ARE IDLE. In Coal Mines in Dunfermline, Scotland. Factory Supplies Nearly Exhausted. Dunfermline, Scotland. Aug. 5. Work in the coal mines in the countries ef Fife, Kinross and Clackmannan, the out puts of which ordinarily are shipped to the continent, has virtually stopped. The supply of flax, cotton and linen in the factories has been almost exhausted and before the end of the week thousands of operatives will be thrown out of work. FOURTH VICTIM DIES. Barre, Secretary .S. B. Waite of Hyde I'ark, Harrv tilortgett of M. Johnson Alfred E. Watson of White River, John G. Norton of St. Albans. Herbert G. Bar ber of Brattleboro, Stanley E. Wilson of Chelsea, A. L. Sherman of Burlington, E. S. Fleury of Isle Ijt Motte. Porter II. Pale of Island Tend and Earl S. Kinsley or Kutiano. The basis for representation was fixed on the vote for governor in 1912 and will be one for each town, one for each I0O votes and one for each fraction ex ceeding SO. This will make the total number of delegate .ViT by counties will be as follows; Addison 4M; Hcnnington, 33; Caledonia, 29; Chit-1 have been tenden. 4,s tsex. 17: Franklin. 37: shipments, H. Summerskill Touched Carrying 17,000 Volts. St. Albans, Aug. 5. John H. Sum merskill, an employe of the Vermont rower and Manufacturing to., narrowly escaped electrocution yesterday after noon while at work on the company s Highgnte line, coming in contact with a wire carrying 17,000 volts of electricity. Merely the tips of his fingers on the right hand touched the wire and he Knatched them away Instantly. Two of the middle fingers were severely burned, while his left foot also was burned. He was able to be at work to-day. I2c between Barre and Montpelier. As printed in the July 8 schedule, so called. the regular fare, as it is designated, will be 6c; special rate tickets will be sold for $ 1.7.), which buy 50 rides and school children tickets may be purchased in lots of 80 rides for $2. The same sched ule of rate limita is retained in the new announcement. HOPE FOR UNION WITH TWO COUNTIES WAR HITS ST. J0HNSBURY As Result of Injuries in Trolley and Auto Collision. Providence. K. I Aug. fi. John Ken- ney. the fourth victim of an automobile- electric car i-rsnh at Lonsmeadow on Sunday, died at the Kliode Island hos pital last night. Koe IVwey, who was injured in the earne accident, is not ex pected to liie through the nipht. Two others who were hurt, all of the automo bile party, may recover. A woman, who was burned to death under the auto mobile ha not been identified. Two Carloads of Scales For Russia are Held Up. Ft. Johnsbury, Aug. 5. Effects of the The division I impending war in Europe are felt here by r.. T. Fairbanks and company, who advised to hold all foreign Two carlosds of scales for Grand Isle. 10; lamoille. 17: Orange, SI : Ruia. ready for shipment, have been rlesn. - J.; nimand. ; Washincton. Istnnned by a cable from that nmntrv. in; i inui'Hm, ot'. n inoor, i ongrer-nman rranK u. t.reene was unanimously i-hoen aa permanent chair man of the state convention. Hon H. C Ide Returns. St Johnsbury, Aug 5. Hon. Henry INSTITUTION BENEFITTED. Newt of Declaration of War Was Re ceived wit Demon. trition. Montreal. Que. Aus. A. The new. of the de, I ration of war was received pa triotically by the ntirens of Monlre.l Cheering and flag waving were indulge! in pt imn:.ana. ot enttun.i.tic yoimg :eIK- A. IVlano to complete the federal men. and there ws rrttti.jn of t!e I r... l ..i ... mm.n,w tn.. r street demonstratkme of the r-at three jb, the S.ni,,e backing committee. CONFIRMATION RECOMMENDED. Of Panl M. Warburg and Frederick A Delano for Reserve Board. Washington. I). C .Aug. S. The con- fhnistion of Paul M. Warburg and Fred- Throagh Legarie ia Will ef Louise C. Brownson, Late of Burlington. Burlington. Aug. 5. The Home for Aged Women. well known institute of thm city, i the reiidusry legatee in the will of Ijouie O. Brownn, late of Bur lington, which Was filed for probate yes terday. Other public risviaca contained in the document were tno 0 the city of Burlington for the maintenance of "the Appleton lot in Lake View cemetery; SI.OjiO to the town of Richmond for the benefit of the Richmond cemetery; .V0 lor the cemetery at Fays Corners, and I.0M to the Richmond Corurrrcattonal church. ll. ide, lormer minister to pain. rived yesterday. Judce Ide has spent the past year with his daughter. Mrs. Shane Leslie, in London, England. TALK OF THE TOWN Mrs. Lizrie Rohinon was called to Novsn. 1. O.. this afternoon to attend the funeral of her husband's brother. John Robinson, which ia to be held to morrow. She will viait a few days in that vicinity before returning home. "Lucille Lore," or the. "Girl of Mys tery." in two reel. This is t lie !th of this serice. "The Fruit of Fv.V with Uallane Reid and rvwwthy Darerrwt. also a comedy, at the B.joti. SJww starts at M5 p. m. tonight. Adv. Members of Washington County Veter- ins Association Vote to Invite Orange and Windsor Vet erans to Join Them. With the closing exercises of the sev enteenth annual reunion of the Wash ington County Veterans' asanciation this afternoon, the scene began to shift to Randolph and by early evening Dewey park will have been vacated by the Grand Army men for another year. No formal program wa arranged for this afternoon, although the veterans, as well as the relief corps women were in reminiscent mood and were ready to talk whenever called upon by the chairman. A large number will leave by train and auto to-night and to-morrow morning for the Randolph reunion of Wahing ton. Orange and Windsor county vet eran. Mont of thin year's business was left until "to-day and the G. A. R. men gave their whole time this forenoon to mat ters of importam-e. On a motion from the floor, it was voted to invite veteran", sons of veterans and women of the relief corps m irrsnge and u indsor counties to affiliate themselves with the Wash ington county organization. Whether su-h a consummst ion will follow can not be determined until the veterans meet together tomorrow in joint ses sion. It was feeling of minjrled gratitude nd regret that I lie secret sr v. John R. Wilson, gate the numerical footing for the yesr after Iesient E. J. Foster ht'i railed the rrerfing to order. A feeling of sorrow over the fart that the Xew York, Aug. 5. In the face of possible capture by German cruisers in the waters just outside the harbor, the Cunard liner Lusitania sailed this morning tm what promised to be a record-breaking trip to Liverpool. Ger man and French cruisers are known to lie only a short distance off the coast. While hoping to escape capture by her peed, the Lusitania's captain said he expected to meet British cruisers off Fire Island to act as convoy to Newfound land,' where other British vessels would accompany her to the Irish coast. Another German liner whose where abouts had been a mystery, the Kaiser Wilhelm, arrived this morning. Nothing has been heard of the North German liner Kronprinz Wilhelm since she left New York Inst Monday. The ship was bound for Bremen under orders from Germany. She carried a big supply of coal. .. - In New York to-day there are 12,000 men seeking transportation to iurope for service in the armies of the war ring powers. Six thousand more are registered on the books of the consulates and other thousands have signified by telegram or letter their intention to vol unteer whenever called upon. The Brit ish consulate is preparing to send 700 naval reserves home. The German steamship agents here ar taking every precaution to prevent any hostile movement being carried out against their vessels in this port. The Vaterland ' of the Hamburg-American line is closely guarded by city police and private detectives at her llohoken pier. It wss admitted that the officials are adopting measures to frustrate anv at- tempt to blow up the vessels. The German consul in Xew York ynsterday directed that all the French waiters on the Vat erland be discharged, and it is said this order will be extended to oilier German ships in port. 4 At the atcrlBnd pier last night a powerful searchlight streamed upon every passing vessel in the Hudson. The Vaterland was being loaded with coal all day but it wss stated by the company that no move would be made to send the vessel to Germany, nor would the 1m perator, now in Hamburg, leave that port. MAY LAND GOLD CARGO (Continued es e-eMh J-sje. At Bar Harbor, the Regulations Being Waived by United States. Washington, D. C. Aug. .". Secretary McAdoo Ins instructed the customs col lector st Portland, Me., to waive regu lations and allow both passengers and freight to be landed at Bar Harbor from the steamer Kronprinwssin Cecilie. This order was tsken to mean that the 10.(sV00 in American gold carried in the Cecilie will be returned to the bankers vrho shipped it. According to the agreement between the Xew York bankers and the treasury department, every effort is to be made to keep gold in the I'nited State, and it is possible that the bankers who mad this particular shipment will be able to find some way of settling their Eu ropean cla'm hirb will keep much of their metal at home. Secretjtrv McAdm directed that th merchandise of the Cecilie be regarded1 as coastwise merchandise and He landel ithout payment of riutv. Sinne the vessel is foreign -ois rte-i and sailed from one American port to another, technical ly she ham vio!at-d tNe navigation U w. In view of he prret sifistion. how ever, it was decided t' st no otSer cours ws left open to tHe authorities tbssj to permit the duchsrj-e of hr pse g'T and carjo.