General News Notes Of The Day., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-27


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY. An amazing collection of bombs, poisons, bacilli of deadly diseases anil others means of death and destruction has been seized by the authorities at Christiania as part of the baggage of Baron von Rosen, a Swedish nobleman and alleged to lie a German agent. The baron fled to Norway after his activities had aroused the Swedish authorities. He was arrested, but. as he could not be convicted of violating any Norwegian law. he was released with a warning to leave the country. Baron von Rosens field of operations was along the Swedish -Finnish border. The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen yesterday ordered liberty bonds to the amount of 50,000. Secretary-treasurer A. E. King filled out the application. The money is to come from the accumulated funds of the organization and the subscription will not interfere with the purchases for their own investment by individual members. This years Cuban sugar crop will be approximately 2,800,000 tons, according to an official statement issued by the Cuban government in Havana and made public at New York by the republics news bureau. Compared with last years record crop, this year is said to show a decrease of only five per cent. Secretary of the Interior Lane announces that during April approximately 515,000 acres were designated under the enlarged homestead act through which the entrymau may acquire a homestead of 320 acres.

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