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   Frederick News-Post (Newspaper) - April 6, 1917, Frederick, Maryland                                WZlXBUt Clearing. EMTM1TCM TESTEBB1T High, 15; Low 4L City Edition The Only Morning Daily in Frederick County 99. FREDERICK, MARYLAND, FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 1917. PRICE ONE NITED STATES PLUNGES INTO WAR; HOUSE ADOPTS WAR BILL 373 TO 50 ___L U R932.537.933 For The Army And For The Navy To Be Raised By Bond Issue THE ONE AND ONLY ONE DIG! MM PLAN IS NOW BEING CONSIDERED In Blanket Form Calls For Money "For Military Expenditures Under War Department Necessary For National Defense And For Each And Ev- ery Purpose Connected Therewith" Washington, April Government today took its first ac- tive Kteps in preparation for war. Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo asked Congress to appro- priate about for army and navy expenses; Secretary of the Navy Daniels asked that the navy personnel "be increased from to and the Marine Corps personnel from about to- The annr, McAdoo said, would require and the navy in addition to regular expenses. DANIELS ASKS MORE Ttesides the sums mentioned, Daniels, through McAdoo, asked an additional to be available until June, 1918, and to for the additional personnel of the navy and the Marine Corps. This vast sum will be raised through bond issues. 'She rate of' interest on the bonds is to be somewhere between 3% per cent. iTJis Federal Reserve Board, as previously planned, will have cbftrge .of the task of the contemplated bond issue as well as of financing- all war expenses. "FOR MILITARY EXPENDITURES" The estimate in blanket form called for the money "for military ettponclitores under the War Department necessary for national de- fense S.RQ for -each and every purpose connected therewith, to be expended by th? Secretary of War under such regulations as the President may prescribe, to be immediately available and to remain e until cvpehded." OTHER DEPARTMENTS ASK FUNDS- Department of Justice, coincidentally, asked a deficiency appropriation for the Bureau of Investigation work, to be available during 1917-1913, of Trie Coast Guard Service sought wherewith to extend Its Qfonxnuiucation system for the national defense. SIMMONS AND M'ADOO CONFER. These facts became known today after Senator Simmons, chair- man of Finance Committee of the Senate, had conferred with Sec- retarrof the Treasury McAdoo on war measures. If either official would discuss the plans, but it is known that con- crete proposals looking toward the near three billion and a half bond inane would shortly be suggested to Congress in formally presented resolutions. CAN RAISE AT ONCE. Congress woman Rankin Votes Against Wai; -'j Then Hides Face And Rushes From Chamber; Vote At 3 O'Clock PJCIHSIS START OPPOSITION; HAGGLE OVER THE i i ISenator La Follettc. One Of The "Wilful Is Hanged In Effigy In Nation's Capital; Dummy Bore Caption 1 Figure Removed After Ao Hour Set Removed From Stomach Of John -Matthias A Few Hours Later At Hospital estimates prsented to Fed- rteserve Board officials" indicate can be raised at ew.c and without difficulty through issue at the C aad per jutercsl rate. YMsewvwi- By Beard. Plans tor such a war budget were i in greatest details yesterday liquors, beer and tobacco also are un- der consideration. Army Plans Worked Out. Final details of the Administration's plans for raising armies to fight Ger- many were worked out at a conference at the Capitol between Secretary of Baker and Senator Chamberlain, of the Senate Miiitarv Af- 0.1 meeting here of the Federal Re- Committee. serve- Board governors. xhe measure providing for an nn- neaerve governors. l after dis-jmediate draft of sufficient men cnfrMO" of the interest rate, favored Drjng tne total aTajiabie fighting the higher rate at the start rather strength up to approximately 1.200.- f jin initial at a low rate Ooo will be introduced in both houses t issues at higher rate. ;just as soon as the House adopts the Taxation Taken I p. FioodJMartin war resolution. This stScials today discussed means that the bill will be laid before meaas -j: raising revenue for Congress some time tomorrow. financing the war by direct taxation. Untn the adopljOn of the reso_ fto-erctneni will raise approxi- _ iution br House details of the new year through armv bm win be wUhneW internal Re-.enue Bureau. j for Pnntfeii Of War. fl in that proposed in- Tije of new armj. ander the in the inheritance tax alone General Staff plan, would be for the ir.ereaae -Jiis source of revenue duration of the war. of Oil such time one suggestion being as international affairs of the na- toat Government increase the raie tjon were ,-n SHCh state as to OP. large estates up to 30 ;ts demobolfzation. troops then will go into the reserve income tax. under the present Senator Chamberlain made it clear will "leld, it is estimated. today for the first time that the bill this providing for an immediate levy of By Tax. J troops is an emergency one and is Jowering of the exemption to entirely a separate measure from the increasing the rate on large planned compulsory military train- would -swell tiiis sum to -vast, ing. The estimated increase of in-! Fill tax throirgn this channel The troops recruited vnder this bill to one official; would will be used to fill the ranks of the -io at least an- regular army and the National Guard (Continued on Six) figure Micrita SWALLOWS FALSE TEETH IN SLEEPi False teeth like ships without an- chors are prone to go astray. John Matthias. 27. near Mt. Airy, had a set that is there were two teeth in a mouth-sized plate, that went wander- ing on Sunday morning shortly be- fore 7 o'clock while Matthias slept and were removed several hours later in the operating room of the Freder- ick City Hospital via an incision in the stomach. "It'll never happen to me again." said Matthias at the hospital where he is recovering from what is consider- ed quite a serious operation. Whether he is going to anchor them on retir- ing or is resolved to remove "em is a question. But it is reasonably cer- tain that the scheme the victim has devised will be effective, all things considered. Then He Awoke! Matthias, who is said to be a fann- er near Mt. Airy, awoke on Sunday morning to the awful realization that he had swallowed his teeth. He was past that stage where one calls for assistance. "What he did was to cough and gasp for breath. Mrs. Matthias heard her husband TO JPEO- FLE TO IHEFEXD Lllt- EKTIES. To such a tnsk'irc run dedi- cate our Uies and our fortunes, everything that we and ev- erythFnir that ire hare, with the pride of those who know that the dsij lias conic when America is pririlcired to spend her Mood and her might for the principles that gave her birta and haju piness and the peace which she has treasured. Go4 helping her. she cnn do no oilier. President Wilson's ad- dress to Congress. CENSUS TAKERS OF On Pace Two.) KILLED BY BKIDOE GUARD Faib-4 To Halt "When Ordered. Louisville. Ky.. April un- identified white man. shot by a mili- tary guard at a bride approach in Kentucky when he failed to obey or- ders to halt, died at the city hospital today. In his clothes was a card with the name "Jack Currier." TO R03IAJOFFS the tax rate on distilled Czar And Curtea Will Be In Is Kepert. Copenhagen. April Russian newspaper Denj asserted today it 'learned from the Czar and that the former royal couple wonld j shortly be imprisoned in the fortrew of St Peter and St Paul. WAR TALK PUSHES WHEAT TO S2.17 Advance Of Three Cents The Bushel Reported On Lo- cal Market The passing of the war resolution by an unparalleled majority in the Senate had an uplifting effect on the price of wheat in the local market. It traveled upward three cents, making today's quotations per bushel- Some dealers re- ferred to this high price as nearly a famine basis. Excitement over -war measures about to be formally decided at "Wash- ington was at a high pitch when the wheat market opened and it was scarcely an. instant before prices be- gan to move upward. Pessimistic crop reports, including an estimate that the condition of winter wheat had dropped- below normal, added to the fever to buy. Little Wbfmt Owing to the condition of the weather yesterday toe farmers of this county could not take advantage of the high price for wheat and corn. The weather prophet predicts clear- ing weather, for today.so the farmer can get three more-centa per bushel for his wheat'this.morning than, he could The passing of the war resolution by the Senate had no effect on the price of corn in the local market. It is quoted for Frederick Bistrict Is Divided In- to Right Sections; Work To Start Soon Arrangements for taking the mili- tary census having been completed in the various districts of the county ex- cept Frederick district, plans were made last night at a meeting at the State Armory to canvass the city. It was decided to appoint a team of cap- tains from the eight election pre- cincts of the city, each captain to su- pervise the work in the precinct to which he is assigned. The captains named are as follows: Precinct Xo. C. Culler. Precinct Xo. E. Spon- seller. Precinct Xo. H. Schmidt. Precinct Xo. Lewis Motter. Precinct Xo. E. Chapline. Precinct X-o. X. Xusz. Precinct Xo. Kennedy. Precinct Xo. Cram. Each precinct will have from 15 to 25 assistants and each captain and his team will meet tonight at 7.30 o'clock and make arrangements to start the work. The executive com- mittee desires the census taking to begin all over the county not later than Monday and wherever arrange- ments can be made it will -b" all the better to begin as soon as possible. Hirh School Roys llclpixr. "WJth the force that will be asked (Continued on Page Two) i Washington. April 6: The United States of America was this 'morning at 3.15 o'clock, plunged into the greatest war of the world, when the House of Representatives after a 17-hour session passed the administration war resolution by a vote 373 to 50, The Senate passed the measure on Wednesday a few hours before midnight by a vote of 82 to 6. The climax to one of the most dramatic sessions in the history of Congress came when the name of Miss Jeanette Rankin, the lone Congresswoman of the House, was called- .Miss Rankin arose in her place, hesitated, looked wildly around, covered her face with her arms and voted "no." .She left the chambers immediately with her face still covered with her arms. United States is now not only in a "state of war" with the Im- perial German Government- It is at war. "The President be, and he is hereby authorized and directed, to take immediate steps not only! to put the country in a thorough state of defense but also to exert all of its powers and employ all its resources to carry on war against, the Imperial German Government and to bring the conflict to a suc- cessful culmination-" COURT HOUSE BELL ANNOUNCES VOTE. At 4 o'clock this morning the bell in the tower of the Frederick Court House was sounded by Court Crier Marion S. Moberly, spread- ing throughout the city and the county the news that the of all Republics had entered the European War. LAFOLLETTE "HANGED." Washington, April M. LaFollette, senator from Wis- consin, one of the "wilful twelve" who so bitterly fought the admin- istration war resolution in the Senate, was tonight hanged in effigy in the nation's capital. Hanging to the effigy was a large strip1 of cloth on which had been stenciled "Traitor." The dummy's was suspended from a rope stretched across 14th street. On thej jack and front of the figure appeared "LaFollette." The effigy was taken down by the police after it had been hanging for nearly ao) iour. It is not known who are the persons responsible- Rev. J. A. Ditzler. pastor of the Grace Reformed- church, wishes to announce that on account of the in- clement weather he found it neces- sary to postpone the confirmation and community service scheduled for last night. The service will be held to- night at 7.30. Rwdy Sehe Ships. April Field Maione, collector of the port of New York, called at the "White House this afternoon to report to the President that when the order is given he can every German ship la New York harbor in 40 minutes. London, April Belgian relief ship Trevier has been tor- jedoed and sunk by a submarine off Scheveningen, according to Ymuiden dispatch received here today. Twenty-four members of the crew have been landed safely, eight of them wounded. The Trevier was a steel screw vessel of tons, built in 1907, and registered at Antwerp. She was owned by Antwerpsche Zeev Maats, of Antwerp. SAILED WITH ASSURANCES: New York, April Trevier sailed from New York for terdam February 20 with assurances of safe conduct through submarine danger zone, it was stated today by the Commission for' lelief in Belgium. She was laden with a general food cargo. Washington, April House yesterday sounded the battle cry and prepared to make war against Germany a reality within 24 hours or less. The House went into committee of the whole of the 'state of the Union" at 10.28 o'clock, bring up the "state of war" resolution for debate- Chairman Flood of the Foreign Committee opened the discussion. SPEECHES FIRED WITH PATRIOTISM. House speeches, fiery with patriot-; ageously defended and upheld in tha sm. called upon members to hasten early history of the country- he passage of the state of war resola- Jfmr IB Defense Of Khrhts- ion. j "We are going to- war in defense of Some pacifism developed, but there i our fundamental rights and for pre- was no question as to the ultimate The charge that we are going to hearty support of Presi-ilFagc war for 5n the interest of dent Wilson's passage of the resolu- munition makers is as despicable as ion. "We are a great nation." said Rep- resentative Harrison, a Democratic eader on the committee. "We glory n its history and priceless heritage. 1 refuse to believe that we .hare de- generated in our national ideas, that we hare forgotten the of onr fathers, and are not now willing to flght, for those principles they cour- it is un-American and it is unworthy of any American who loves his coun- try better than he does the land of an insidious foe. "It is the inexorable logic of that has driven us into this war, and we enter it asking nothing for-our- selves save the gtory that comes of fighting for the rights and of mankind. i (Omitted Oa   

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