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Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 13, 1917, Tyrone, Pennsylvania rni I IIP L 1JLO rone 1HIRTYPIRST NOVEMBER TWO CENTS A COPY FOOD SITUATION OF ALLIES BEST SINCE WAR BEGAN but Especially Well Supplied With ONLY SHORTAGE IS SUGAR Agricultural Crop In France In Fine While the Fruit Crop Is Now Sold on So Called Meatless in No Danger of Coal On of the approaching win the fourth year of the at least three of the great powers of the en tente France nnd particularly are discovered In the most favorable light with regard to food Whatever causes may tend to force an end to the It will not be either starvation or coal as far as France Is While the har vest of the most important item of has not yet been in dications are that it will least equal last and preparations have al ready been made to remedy the deficit between the crop and the average con Coal has been received suf ficient to insure the needs of the and the Industries for the win while the herds of live stock throughout the republic have never heen in better condition since the out break of The scheme of bread and coal ra tions instituted for the first time in and which has been in force in Germany since the inception of the has led many people to believe that the economic conditions of the country were far from but such is far from being the and only prudence is behind the meas ures that stern necessity imposed upon the Teutonic empires three years A tour throughout agricultural that crops are in ex pood while the fruit crop has been the largest of any year of the In some localities peaches and apples actually are tying rotting on the ground because of HIP scarcity of labor to gather them is true of the whole of France except In some few isolated not nreas of any notable where lo rat hailstorms knocked the fruit from I he trees before it had time to ripen too heavy rainfalls delayed Ihe harvest or caused the grain to sprout too Cattle Are Fine and Hut what damage the rain and hall have done in some ureas hns been more than compensated for by the good it lias worked in where it given such an Impetus to the growth iif fodder the cattle are fine and Ihe cows affording more than the usual n mount of This has been made into butter and cheese and large quan of cheeses have lately appeared on be market at a price hat called for a drop of from to per hun the attractive prices beef and mutton f el died last winter have induced the cattlemen to Increase and preserve their with I lie result that all meat with the exception of have taken a downward Kven the constant requisitioning of cattle by the French government has not affected the as may be seen from the fact that Iu government not only promised to suspend the meatless days on October but the i lire now tolerating he open sale of meat on tho two socalled days in restaurants and In most any restaurant In France at least three dishes may bo observed on menu on the meatless Ont restaurant In a popular quarter brazen ly posted its menu on its us is i lie advertising Meatless day specials Beef a la calfs mutton thereby calling down up nii itself a commentary from ono of the but no action by the po Before the war Frances annual con sumption of wheat was The annual production was leaving a deficit of imported from the States and other livg years of warfare reduced the average production to or a deficit of 000 With the rationing of thu population the government experts es timate they will effect a saving of at least The law fix ing the percentage of white Hour thai may be used in the baking of bread and the decree requiring the immix ture of barley or buck wheat in the loaf have cut another f per cent at least off the Deficit Is Thus subtracting the saving of the is reduced in Tills deficit may further reduced by a voluntary rationing of the The bread cards provide an allowance of u pound a day for each This may be in creased upon demand ntul the statement of the consumer lhat bread constitutes his principal article of On tho other those outside Ihe peasant and laboring classes are asked to accept an allowance of a trifle over half a pound a which both doc tors nnd experts in havo pro to supply the neces sary amount of gendering hardship or In any manner endangering With the United States declaration that its food supplies will go to its onehalf of its annual export crop of bushels will more than satisfy any need of Not Including nnd both great the sur plus wheat from allied countries and colonies alone is sufficient to satisfy the combined needs of Eng land and The average from the United British Algeria and if applied to the needs of Kng tand and would give those coun tries within bushels of their average consumption in peace The question of of bottoms in which to ship the Is the most serious problem for tiie but without entering into the submarine the English authorities have figured with the tonnage now being turned out by the United States and the shipyards of England working un der government they can maintain a dally sailing average of 333 the amount necessary to transport the wheat Barley Crop Is In his to the govern the president of the agricultural commission has stated that the barley crop in France is one of the largest in while great quantities of this cereal are also available from the French colonies in The rye crop has also bumper while the buckwheat yield in the northern provinces surpasses that of last Despite the long and cold he winter wheat throughout the republic has given an excellent Instead of being frozen it was protected by the snow from the The oat from the latest official has sur passed that of last while the statistics give the barley crop as ac tually per cent better than the preceding In the one of the most important cattle for ex the herds show an Increase of 25 per cent over last During 1016 the herd counted calves out of head of and This year there are These conditions prevail all over The best proof Is the latest shipments arriving In the mar ket places of Beef fell from to the depending on tho while veal took a drop of the In the famous potato district of Ln Crease hopes are held out that the yield this year will be considerably in excess of lost In 1010 La alone shipped bushels of Because of the tripling In price of the acres in the vicinity of have been given over to his precious article of and the minister of food has already begun to arrange for cars to transport the The food ministry also intro a new law making speculation in wheat and other ties a crime punishable by and the confiscation of what ever supplies the offender may have dealt J Apples in In order to encourage the preserv ing and drying of particularly of which arn In such abundance they fetch only a in Nor the government has announced it will requisition all alcoholic liquors made from the The same ruins fliat have aided the fruits have also caused tin abundance of forage for Ihe increasing lie supply of which in turn has been made into but ler and Because of the enor mous quantities of green tho combination farmers ac tually mid their products in competi tion with each other in the the green stuffs and fruits forcing down the prices of their Merely as a preventive measure government has ordered the establish ment of a milk card for ensuing winter and has decreed that no mill may be sold with coffee or choco late after nine oclock In the beginning on October Precaution is taken at a time when the arrival of milk in Paris is far beyond the normal when no actual shortage is looked for but In transport when the winier snows it is will Interrupt the Even the price of which went soaring last both for fresh anil dried has gone down because of the mormons a great part of which Is being preserved tinil for the coming Iu one day Ihe quantity of arriving at lie Paris central markets alone was 000 An adequate supply of coffee is as sured the which takes each of its three Ou Au gust 81 there were warehoused in Havre sucks of enough in last whole of France for It importing Precautionary measures have also caused the food minister to order Unit spaghetti and be This has simply to check the speculation In this food of which no one has the to possess over 20 pounds engaged in Its handling either us a bona fide dealer In food Imports or Prance Needs There Is one article which France does stand In need of and which threat ens to disappear entirely the coming That Is Before the war the country consumed tons of sugar per That Is mately 34 pounds per With the sugar card this consumption has been reduced by fully GO per At pres ent the food minister figures that 000 tons are necessary to supply the most Of the 210 sugar refining plants that were operative In France before the war only 05 are working at the present a large number having been destroyed by invading as fully 50 per cent are In the north of the The remaining C5 nre capable of turning out only half of what is absolutely In order to try and Increase the production this year at least 25 per cent the government has turned over German prisoners to the refiners to do the work in the beet and part of the mechanical work around the factories has repaired the ma chinery has seen that the refineries are stocked with the best coal and re leased n number of sugar specialists from the army to speed up the Coal may be one of the determining factors of the but France will have plenty of it this There Is at this moment plenty of coal in sufficient to guarantee Paris and the whole country against being deprived of motive of of light for the coming AMERICAN SOLDIERS POPULAR IN FRANCE HOW MATCH FIGURES IN WAR Scarcity of Sticks Results in Special Controller Be ing Named in No commodity has had more adven tures than the announce ment of the appointment of a special controller all to itself is a fitting cli max to a checkered says the Manchester In the memory of our grandparents the cumbrous Prometheans that sought to displace flint and steel were A ury impossible to the In the memory of Henry for condemned the match as one of the articles that were too He had in of the sweating and the poisoning of workers that for too long went to the making of cheap Yet the popular insistence on matches turned out of oilier a British chancellor of the coined an immortal epigram and the superi of tiie marches that can normal ly be bought in this country over the expensive sorts across tup channel under government control has given the freetrader one of his most homely and incontestable The British match must now suiter matches ns there are will he fairly apportioned at fixed We do not doubt that here will be enough to go faced with a famine in some districts and with loose matches at iJO for a penny in people have already begun to make that economy in consumption with no greater sacrifice than a little might easily save a half of lie matches American Sammies chatting and making with a French family in too good for the visiting NEW LAWS ARE AID y TO LAND ENTRY MEN All Serving in Army Exempt From Old Claims Go VENICE IS NOW BEING STRIPPED T HUTS PUTTING BLUES TO ROUT Relieve Monotony for American Troops in BE COOL F ROBBED Cleveland Police Chief Gives Advice to Crime may be cut but it cant be wiped out This is the po sition tie Cleveland police department lakes In asking cooperation o the pub Police Inspector Smith asks Cleve land citizens to Dont become appalled if a jobber accosts thrusts n revolver in your demanding your IJe Scrutinize him with n Remember every mark of identifica And after tho unpleasant or Hnl is call up the police and Describe RAT TAILS IOC School Boys Ogden Reaping Rich Ogden City Utah schoolboys are reaping a harvest spare changeas a result of the health departments bounty of ten cents each nu Fear ing tbat the rodents might overrun the neighborhood adjacent he city dump at Monroe and Twentieth the commissioners decided upon bounty to be paid for rat tall brought as a pre cautionary measure against One youthful chafer lus collected for 110 Air The Italian press is boasting that one of their airmen flew from to 700 iu 11i the war Is over It will be line to ravel in uu aircraft that can make the i trip from Salt kalie CMty to An peles in ten Augeles Various kinds exemptions from tho regular requirements imposed on public land claimants were made on account of the war iu the legislation enacted at the recent session of con First of all congress suspended the timehonored requirement that all homestead settlers reside on their claims before acquiring and changed law so that the time served in any military branch of tin government shall bo counted nt a iull value Jis part of the three The requirement that certain im be within i given period were suspended tin duration of tiie law ing desert land to irrigate certain amount of his lands was held in ami other requirements All these are for men en gaged ia the Another new law provides that davits as to public laud matters that ordinarily havo to be made before land may be made by those abroad com mamling United Slates com missioners or American A separate which became a involving part of lie principle of the civil rights moratorium which failed of exempted soldiers and marines and others in war service from paying assessments on claims and protected min ing improvements during their military after conferences between Secretary Senator Shafroth and tho Taylor was evolved and enacted in the closing hours of thu effect is to suspend the mining assessment law for two years on every mining except us to oil without regard to whether the claim ants are in military service or Under tills law every placer or lode except will bo relieved of federal assessment for two in be interest of development of West ern Fewer Despite lie growth ill population ami Increased ureas under the horse population of Los Angeles coun is now less than one as much as in The auto mobiles and motortrucks have in creased from i to The horses iu the county in KWX were val ued at In 1910 the drop iu number was to and in the en suing six years to The pres ent automobile valuation is nearly condi tions are considered largely responsible for the above some public signs come direct in the They do not waste any time in wondering how the reader will feel about In a garage is posted Dont smoke the If your life ibat worth is I YEARN FOR HOME TOWNS Many Soldiers Send Money Home After Surfeit of Pop and Keeps Pace With Army and Furnishes Entertainment for Which Men After several days spent In the camps of the American expeditionary forces In watching the men during their hours of work and of re one thought was uppermost Iu my says a writer in the New York It the folks at home realize what a big ing It is to supply all the little and varied wants of the men that the mili tary establishment cannot provide The waking life of the men consists of grenade trench ordinary sen try masking and trotting through hiking and special work like street Those are the Then for the spare Outside of sleep there are three excellent strolling In the shopping in the village sitting In the village The men are billeted in and several companies are already living in For the they carry their fork and spoon to the steaming outdoor f heard a youngster in the Y hut at is the accepted army say This morning we had French fried warm white milk in your sugar in your When the men have finished with their days duties they are fed up with regulations and want a And here Is where the finds its Y Huts Keep Pace With The huts are marching up with the As far as the fur thest of the soldiers the long wooden shelter nestles side by side with field hospital and the barracks of tho fighting When they go into ihi trendies of the first line Ihe Y will be there in with cof fee and bars of Along the miles of soldiers ten huts and two temporary shelters are now opera I evening I saw from 500 to men around at some of the 12 re The soldiers have a dollar a day In money to spend a month and a couple of hours a day in It is the Job of the to en able the boys to spend that time and money in and around the The V canteen bus to chewing gum and ginger ale to catch quarter or two out of the daily The local secretary is showing the men who drop it how they can send some of that money home by money While I was standing behind the coun ter at a soldier came Ive got a dollar a day to spend I must spend he Im getting all the money I said Pa I nt objected a Instead of sending home I was figur ing on having some come the other For entertainment motion Dinging and piano music and snappy lectures are being put nightly at Hie huts nil along the Troops Restless and Tho men are fed on tired of sick of the sleepy villages while dust lies thick on the hard lifting into white clouds from wheels of cam sick of lie With wine spots and wet wine on the tables heavy boots humping tables and They conns from new full of booming population lumping thousand every every a town live a local baseball a vaude ville three or four good motion picture houses with the latest favor clean throe or four trains H wilh mail and tiome social public u decent Hack home It takes a multitude of to keep them It takes nine numbers and fiO performers to the local 15 lit men out Hie I wo local two changes of films a week iu each three motion picture u heater with u new play every wetk or good restaurants to drop in a lo cal frat bouse or fraternity order or union room open at any 0 homes of Thut Is the equip ment required at home to make u until happy nnd keep him sane aud Need Men and At the tho entire job is tackled by 30 Y Those secretaries are business college former secre taries in the United Three of I hem have Inon teaching in Ono of them is professor of psychology at Sioux Barnes of is a wholesale dry goods AH his life he has boon selling goods to men on the Ho understands bow to win a week of taking 300 soldiers had of IHI at own free will given him their mimes nnd home Men and women are going to be needed to carry on this work of giving the soldiers a good tim In their The men needed are those with n long experience in dealing with other men men who can play ragtime and lead the singing men who can yarns of personal ex who will win and hold friend Harry Lander and Smith went big with tho British sol The American army will need tiOO such The hut work lias the hearty ap proval of officers all the way from to More francs were dropped in two days after pay day in a single A sec working in a tiny took In IP his first all of it to be sent home iu money That gives the two ways of handling the tit This some secretary hid one man come two evenings running with 245 francs to be sent As pay day never brought that much the chances are tliwt it had been won Jn OF SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS Germans Without Incuse for Destruction By United is optimistic regarding RUB Kia and Home has en I1 led that beautiful Venice is stripped of all of her soldiers and of her so that the Germans would without an excuse for the tion ot that old city they reach The government has provided transportation for all wishing to leave the KERENSKY Korniloff Forces in Full Con trol in Russia WILD FIRE IN TOBACCO New Disease Worrying Virginia and Carolina A new tobacco disease has In certain sections of Virginia and orth according fr Wolf of the North Carolina experiment and because of its destructive ness is the cause of much concern to the tobacco The disease was present in some places last but did not attract much attention it was not The e spreads very rapidly during rainy aud has been appropriately given the name of wild Wild lire bus been found to bo duo to a germ or Three days af ter healthy plants are with these germs they show yellow marking the beginning of the In some sections the idea is pretty gen held that fertilizer of one brand or or one proportion or an were the cause of wild In others It is said to be due to weather to the prevalence of Judging from a knowledge of other experts are confident I hat nothing can be done to check the disease in the Since started in the it may be possible to prevent It In order to deter mine studies are being of the origin of thti disease and its means of spread and it is planned put a complete report In the bauds of to Imeco growers before planting HARD COAL TONNAGE HIGH Railroads Will Ship More Than in Any Previous i just compiled for the rail roads war board indicate unless something unforeseen occurs the amount of anthracite coal transported by the railroads this year will exceed the tonnage of any year by a considerable According to reports which show ihe operation of the nine the aggregate anthracite tonnage transported by these roads during the period end ing August Si of this year was tons more ban iu tin same period last an increases of per To produce tills increase liu anthra cite roads carried u gross tonnage of tons for the nine as tons for the eight months of The increase for the month of Au gust alone this year over was or per The July increase was per cent timl tho June increase per figures indicate That recent reports io the effect that there has been severe curtailment In the pro duction aud distribution of coal are based upon rumor rather than By United November wireless was received from dated saying was completely defeated and that Korni loff forces were in full Many Killed At By United November reports claim that fifteen have been killed and wounded in the of Telegraph dis say that troops have entered and that Ker is master of the Pew details of the fighting hot been given Will Confer With By United Build inj Trades heads the big labor con vention in this city have wired Presi dent asking for a two hours conference to discuss government work ami conditions throughout the Coal Shortage By United November coal is most critical aud is play inj havoc among tho his steel Mills that own own mines and 01 gut the cars Tor With the American By United American the li army and commissioned by the are with tho American army ami under of Two Cows Foster Litter of Dinner of near was perplexed because two of bis cows gave such a small quantity rUlk until he found u of small taking will from cows and the cows apparently in tho i Eible Teachers I TlH introducing Neighbours conference iu Tor 01 which place ho to next Sunday for six i days teaching had tho j following io say is known in ills native state oi Georgia ami tiie Ho lias pus loi uf several of the largest iji North ami Carolina and ieor lie is an evangelist whom has used in an unusually fruitful way Iin special missions and in tenu only but ho is a grunt combining as but UU exceptional tew the evangelistic f teaching gifts of the Tim of series ot subjects ho us for our conference his range of study and his Ue have him to give tin note no small our one need lint Christ with you when you I The series of meet ings beginning Sunday in the i will be productive of blessing in ihe lives of Chris tian people who give their pray ID these the salvation of sinners may bo coil anticipated if are brought o tho meetings through ihe efforts of those who have lives to the risett glorified
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