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August 6, 1918

The Massachusetts Food Administrator has issued an order that anyone supplying sugar to the households of Benjamin Stern or David Davis will be prosecuted. The suicide of Andrew Schmitt, born in Germany, resident of Providence, RI is blamed on his despair at the war.

Source: "New England News in Tabloid Form," The Oxford Democrat, Oxford, Maine, August 6, 1918. Page 2, Column 6.

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