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i Tie Lakeland Evening Telegram ' IHED IN THE BE8T TOWN IN THE BEST PART OF THE BE8 T STATE BOOST REMEMBER THAT SATAN 8TAYED IN HEAVEN UNTIL HE BEGAN TO KNOCK HIS HOME TOWN LAKELAND, FLORIDA, TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 191S No. 135 2 BltmSH FRONT; FRENCH ''.j'illllOW 10 PREPARED POSITIONS: RAIN INTERFERES id a 8!J, .-. . -.. i : . ; . ARTILLERY ACM LOCATED igbt n8!l inches uJUli III ON IS ARE NOW FORCED TO LTE WG FIRING PIECE Et FIJ1E AND WITH MUCH isalw,CULTY "By Associated Press.) Calfft'i, April 9. German artillery with? great activity early this on the British front on a t the LaBassee canal to south itieres, the official announce rs. Elsewhere on the British ire la nothing special to re- iac ed 1R OF AND YOUR M AS R OLD n fREET rench Locate Big Gun "By Associated Press.) April 9. French aviators covered the location of the with which the Germans are Paris, and the bombardment :h artillery and by airplanes e the handling of the piece; The gun Is mounted at llaonnls, near the road from o Laon. ' Violent Artillery By Associated Press.) April 9.Vlo.lent artillery occurred last night at vari ts north of Mohtdidier, be ont Didier and Noyon, it Is sd officially. ; No infantry ac iloped. .. rench advanced troops south river withdrew to prepared southwest of the lower for- f, south of Coucy Le Chateau. sment says the Germans were istantly under French artil and suffered heavy losses. irman raids northwest of were repulsed. merlcans Make Attack By Associated Press.) be American Army in France, April 9. (Delayed) Ameri- 08ts In the Lorraine sector a German patrol this morn killed one of the enemy's rhey .dragged the body into i-enchea for Identification. No l casualties. Rain Interfering By Associated Press.) British Army In France. April 3 has been no change in the .'according to the latest re is morning from the battle In falling occasionally as yes- 1j naking conditions undesirable Rations. ' ie ing BAND MAY BE I S ED LIBERTY LOAN CAMPAIGN r:a, Ga., April . Sousa's ram iy hand may be heard in the pjumnideral Reserve district during d Liberty Loan camrfeign. mo Massengale, director of y-has Just been notified by lquarters at Washington that irll tenth fifty pieces of this organization will be available ' south, and will make a tour )k or ten days, appearing over rgCtnade possible through the :o- n or local chairmen witn tne committee. "Premier band conductor In , who Is responsible for the ortlon of our Inspiring march . i a sacrifice of all bis interests eglnnlng of the war, and ac- commission as lieutenant of T --l He Immediately assembled him an immense band of 300 ...fhich has been heard In New td other centers of the east sat effect " t of this band, carrying with jest known of all the Sousa Qjt, enters the southern terri ,the tenth, and will be routed orD' the district AIRPLANE JOINS IN FOX HUNT (By Associated Press.) London, April 9. An airplane re cently joined In a fox hunt, according to Country Life. Its correspondent sr-ys: "While running we saw 'an airplane following us overhead about cue hundred feet up. The airman waved us the direction in which our fox had gone and when we checked we heard several shouts from aloft and were put right by our friend above, the hounds verifying Ms in formation. "A little later he landed in a field. f old the master where he had seen the fox, then rose and circled above us. Put the fox beat us.' no CALLS FOR 20.000.000 SUBSCRIBERS TO LIBERTY LOAN ILROAD PUBLI TO BE LIMITED BY GOVERNMENT (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 9. Railroad pub licity and advertising in the future must bo limited to information needed by the public, under orders issued to day by McAdoo. Shriners Buy $100,000 Worth Liberty Bond (By Associated Press.) Tviacon, April 9. Shriners of Geor gia, Florida and Alabama, assembled here for their spring ceremonial, yes terday subscribed for one hundred thousand Liberty Bonds. They held a bjge masquerade ball on the streets las., night, which was attended by a record crowd. SUMMER SCHOOL FOR TEACH ERS TO BEGIN JUNE 17Tn Jacksonville, April 9. Summer schools for teachers are announced by W. N. Sheats, State Superintendent of Schools, to begin June 17. The schools will be conducted under State auspices, two for whites and one for negroes. The white schools will be held in the university at Gainesville ar.d the Florida State' College for Women In Tallahassee. The school for negroes will be conducted in the Agri cu'lural and Mechanical College in Tallahassee. On Monday, Aug. 12, examination fir all grades of certificates will bj held by the State Board of Examiners. Tlir Board of Control has made avail able vocational, professional and ad vanced courses for all desiring the came. The schools will be entirely free for all academic and profession al subjects, though each school may collect a registration fee of $1. A nominal fee will be chargod for tui tion in music and commercial sub jects. The dormitories and dining halls- will be open to accommodate all who may attend. The primary purpose of the sum mer schools is to assist all persons desiring better educational equip ment, improved methods of instruc tion, and to raise the grades of their prerent certificates, as well as inci dentally to help those making first artempts to obtain teachers' certificates. (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 9. Secretary McAdoo in a statement wired from Raleigh, has given out that the treas ury here today called on the country to furnish twenty million subscribers to the new Liberty Loan. That num ber of purchasers would mean a loan of four to five billions, he said. "There's no answer that would carry (such discouragement to the enemies of America's civilization." CONFER UNUSUAL ORDER ON A WOMAN London, April 9. -The Order of the British Empire has been conferred up on Mrs. M. N. Felton, the wife of a PROP. OF A TAMPA K Y ARRESTED CHARGE OF PLACING GLASS BREAD (By Associated Press.) Tampa, April 9. Frank H. Allen, proprietor of a large bakery, and four negro employes, were arrested today on the charge of violation of the State pure food act, based on alleged fueling of glass in bread baked In Allen's shop. sheep farmer in the Falkland Islands. It was due to her vigilance as a coast watcher that the German Ad miral Von Spee's 'squadron was sighted and the news communicated to Admiral Sturdno in time for him to give battle to and sink the Ger man warships. London Has Rumor That 12 Americans Have Made Trip Across Atlantic In Airplane Without Stopping (By Associated Press.) London, April 9. All London is 'talking today of the latest war rumor the landing in England last night of an American airplane after a non stop flight from New York with twelve pa?sengers. Authorities declared there is no basis for the story. According to the popular version this is thi "big surprise" the premier said last week Americans would soon give the Germans. SON E IMPORTAN T INFORMATION DISCLOSED BY BOLO PASHA (By Associated Press.) Paris, April 9. Revelations of high est importance have been made by Polo Pasha, under sentenco of death for treason, to whom a reprieve was granted yesterday. KEEPING OF DOGS A PATRIOTIC DUTY IN ENGLAND London, April 9. The keeping of (aniiie pets by society women may bo regarded for the duration of the war, at least, as a patriotic duly instead of as a wasteful and demoralizing luxury; but only if the dig be of the langhaired species. It has been dem onstrated that an exceptionally high class wool can be spn from tho comb ings of ail breeds of long-haired dogs Samples from chows, Pekin gese, poodles, Bergers d'Alsace and sheep dogs have (.'ALL ISSUED FOR 150,000 MEN IN APR1E Crowder Asks Government for Three Times Number Originally Estimat ed as Needed for Second Draft Washington, April 9. Approxi mately 150,000 men will be sent to training camps during the live-day period beginning April 26 under or ders sent to State governors today bv Provost Marshal General Crowder for mobilization of tho April call of the second draft. This is three times tho number it originally was planned to call and is nearly twice tho monthly quota as based on the calling of 800,000 men over a period of nine months. Calling out of the increased num ber was made necessary by the de cision of President Wilson to respond without delay to the need of France and Great Britain for reinforcements in the great battle of Plcardy. Vacancies in national army divi sions resulting from the withdrawal o' men to complete National Guard and Regular Army units and for the formation of special technical units asked by Gen. Pershing will be made good by the April draft. Those divisions fartherest advanced in training are to receive first atten t:oi. in order that the maximum num ber of complete units may be sent ahroad soon. FXTKEM E SAC! ETO BE DEMANDED OF GREAT BRITAIN TO MEET PRESENT SITUATION 100,000 VIENNA CHILDREN TO BE FARMED OUT Amsterdam, April 9. Tho city of Vienna is negotiating with the Hun garian government to farm out 100, 000 Vienna school children this sum mer. The children, suffering from undernourishment, are to b'e sent to work in agricultural districts where it is expected they will get better food. .1 MILITARY SERVICE BILL IS INTRODUCED Cadet Killed When 2 Machines Went Together (By Associated Press.) Dallas, April 9. Cadet John Insin- g r, of Colorado, was killed on Love field today when two machines cashed together five hundred feet in the air. United States To Loan $44,000,000 To Greece (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 9. Greece will tv:vo a loan of forty-four millions from the United States as soon as tho Greek parliament has passed tho nec essary authorizating legislation It is announced. SUCCESS OF NEWARK CITY CANNING PLANT COLLECTING GARMENTS Amsterdam, April 1. While deny ing a report in the Berlin papers that there Is to be a general requisition of clothes from private wardrobes, the German State Clothing Bureau, admits, says the Berlin Vorwaerts, been submitted to i that it is planned to underake the eol- j When a German-born citizen who ;has been naturalized since 1884 can go out and whoop for Wilhelm, no wonder liberty feel aweary at times. The scientist who has been assert ing all along that the Hun is a throw back is getting some delightful Con firmations of his theory on the west ern front. wool experts who are emphatic In their commendation. To popularize the discovery and turn it to good account the British Dogs' Woo! Association has been formed with the Countess of Gcsford as president and Lady Algernon Gor don Lennox a chairman. The dogs' wool, so far as the Association can ! control it, will be turned over to the British Red Cross Society. Meanwhile shorthaired dogs are leclon of upper garments on a volun tary basis. This Is said to be with the object of supplying munition workers with a working suit. MANY FLORIDA TOWNS HAVE OVERSUBSCRIBED THEIR FULL QUOTAS RAISES AGE LIMIT EIGHT YEARS: LLOYD-GEORGE EXPLAINS THE MILITARY SITUATION (By Associated Press.) London, April 9. Lloyd-George an nounced in the House of Commons tha: tho Irish convention report has been tabled. The premier said his man. power proposal would involve ex treme sacrifice by part of tho popula tion of Great Britain. He said when the battle on the Somme front com menced, tho total combatment strength of the German army on tho vast front was approximately equal to the total of the Alliesi To Raise Age Limit (By Associated Press.) London, April 9. Parliament re assembles today after the Easter re cess with two questions of great Im portance upon its hands. The first 1b a new military service bill which raises age limits eight years. Tho second is another attempt to deal with tiie problem of government. Lloyd Georgo will make the opening speech r.'.d will expound the military situa tion, which confronts the nation. The value of business methods in women's war work was admirably demonstrated in the Newark City can ning plant operated under the direc tion of tho Food Committee and the mayor of Newark, N. J. Early in August, 1917, Mr. Edward W. Scudder, chairman of the Food Committee, recommended the adop tion of a plan by which the women of Newark might spend their unoccu pied hours at a central plant In con serving vegetables and fruits for win ter consumption. Women were to re ceive wages at the rate of 15 cents an hour, payable In conserved food, and t!iey were also given the privilege of purchasing the excess food at cost in an amount proportionate to their hours of labor. The Mayor's Committee on National Defense decided to finance the initial j residents in the same parish, or who, IN PRUSSIAN FRANCHISE HILL GERMANS WILL II AVE FROM ONE TO SIX' VOTES (By Associated PreBS.) Amsterdam, April 9. A six-clasa voting franchise is proposed for Ger many in the new Prussian Franchiso hill as amended by the Junker party. Every voter is to have one vote, and any voter may have additional votes under five special qualifications, ige combined with number of chil dren, property, income, established position as an employer, and educa tion. I'nder the first qualification, every voter who is over fiO years old and has had not. less than three legitimate ildren. gets tine additional vote. TI e second qualification gives an ad ditional vote to every elector who pays property tax. Thirdly, an addi tional vote Is given to every voter whose Income tax exceeds the aver age amount of Income tax paid by the c;;i'ts, and secured a suitable kitchen rent free, in the building of tho New ark Female Charitable Society. By a special arrangement care and nour ishment were provided for children while their mothers were working In the cannery. The factory opened its door.i at S o'clock, and the day was divided into three shifts, the last workers remain ing until 10. Three hundred and for-ty-five women enrolled, and each re ce'ved a time card, which was punched for each hour's labor. The em put of the factory increased rapid ly day by day, until a maximum of Hi' jars was reached on the banner day. The enthusiasm and earnest co-operation of the women workers were constantly demonstrated by urgent Pli eals for longer hours and an ex- ncion of time. Such requests as I have six children to provide for; ami alternatively, has an income exceed ing 7.ri0 a year. Fourthly, an addition al vote goes to all employers of labor and all independent farmers or peas-,-n farmers. Finally, an additional vote is given to all electors who have reached one of the upper classes of a secondary school. Washington, April 9. Florida's pa-1 iriotism is again vindicated by the ' large number of towns that already ,"May 1 rome twie a WTOk discredited and in peril of destruction ),ave oversubscribed their third Lib unless it can be proven that they, Prty Loan quotas, including Oldsmar, !' J"ay 1 navc slx hours,'' were frequent toe, may be utilized to help win the ' iassagrillc Escambia county. Perry, ,nr,d earnest. war. otherwise than as camouflaged ; jjjgh Springs, Jefferson county,! Though the plant terminated its v.rrk with the close of the canning season last September, it proved the sausage meat. ; Haines Citv, Bradentown. Rome, April 9. Large numbers of Cairo, April 9.-Three designs have 'remanent value of systematic busi- i .ii i t - . t u . a Austrian deserters have taken refuge been received for the Australian jicss memoas in me conservation m in, the great marshes east of the monument to be erected on the tanks ,tho Nations food. Lixenza They live on fish and such of the Suez Canal Two of the do-1 food as they are able to steal from signs are the work of Australians and Daylight saving, according to one the Italian peasantry. The Austrian one of an Italian. By the terms of of the experts, is calculated to add to army has not sufficient military police I the competition the monument Is to the cost of electricity. Packing j Certain Philadelphia elements show to stop the frequent desertions, and represent an Australian mounted houses doubtless will take a hint and! a disposition to sing "Hail, Hall, the Shelfiield, England. April 9. The collection of income tax from wage earners is causing many heart-burnings in the prosperous industrial dis trict, around Sheffield. Investigations of the income tax man there have shown many Incomes almost fabulous when compared with neacc-timo i wages. i After all allowances are mad for children, insurance, expenditure for tools, and other deductions, it is found- that individual workmen here will pay tax on incomes ranging up to $10,000 a year, the highest figures being reached by the so-called "ton nage men", who are paid on tho amount of material turned out. A list of fitters in one Sheffield factory shows Income ranging from $2,400 to $3,000 a year, while other crafts receive corresponding wages. Many of the best paid workers are Swedes and Dutchmen, who work their machines to the limit and are not trammelled by any rules or regu lations as to amount of output. men taken from the ranks to act as i trooper, and is to bo placed opposite see that meatless days work In policemen often desert hemselves. the De Lesseps statue at Pott Said. Fame direction. the j Gang's All Here!" in response to Sec retary Daniels' vice charges.