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Portion of the Crowd Listening to The Bulletin's Fight Returns
SHOWING FRANKLIN STREET IN FRONT, OF BULLEJJN BUILDING BLOCKADED MONDAY AFTERNOON WHILE DETAILS 'OF.THE-JEF-FRIESJOHNSON
FIGHT AS IT PROGRESSED WERE ANNOUNCED BY MEGAPHONE. IT IS ESTIMATED THERE WERE BETWEEN
1,000 AND 2,000 IN THE ASSEMBLAGE, WHICH WAS A JEFFRIES CROWD. ' " . ,
MAYOR THAYER DEMOCRATIC
CANDIDATE FOR U. S. SENATE
Enters Contest for Seat of Hon. Mor
gan G. Bulkeley in Congress.
"Mayor Charles F. Thayer of this
city fdromily announces that he is a
candidate for the United States sen
ate. The announcement is contained
it) a fetter addressed to trtf democratic
stale central committtee, and ma.de
i public Tuesday. The letter follows:
To the Sta.te Central Committee of
tb.e democratic party in Connecti-
""On this anniversary of American In
dependence, this ojen letter is written
. to indulge the writer's own spirit of
' independence, and to announce his
candidacy lor ttie seat in the United
States senate new occupied by Hon.
M arsan G. vBteJey.
Aon. R. -S. Minhian, in a recent let
ter to the Norwich Bulletin, says:
'"There is no-democrat in the field for
senator." I therefore step into . this
. vacant .space' to fill a long felt want,
not that I have any particular desire
to enter congress, but rather to excite
your interest and the interest of dem
ocrats, insurgents. suffragettes and
levers of our country generally. ,
How It Happened.
'You see. it is this way. The writer j
attended "Hamilton day" at New Brit
i ain ami saw the bird-man fly.- high. .
H also saw many high-fliers there, ;
I governors, ex-governors and near-gov- j
1 ernors, senators and near-senators, j
j congressmen and ;. near-congressmen,
f and Alexander Hai-bison. And, after !
t studjnn the. sfc tesmen for half a 'nay,
t iie concluded that theereat ones, after !
all, wMLmea, even-afe-you and I. He
" even t-flaiteredjUimsalf : that if elected
to ttie'T'rnt-jfStates senate he coul'd
send out. under frank, as many gar
tien iieeds. consular reports and "punk
speeches as ally of thm. - " '
Here was Bulkeley. -just out of the
republican machine-shop, his exterior
as pellshetl and shining as the pro
peUor " blades of the aeroplanes.' but
hts'ca'rburetor-was-plainly out of or- :
or, ajid his spark plugs skipping, and
I csmtell you true, it is the dismal
tftrtmp for Bulkeley.
- -. - The MoLean Airship.
" V. Hcletv.the- greatest spieler of the i
bunch,-was there -also. He. teo, exhib- '
?ted .vidnces of . the machine-shop.
hHt ftie RfiraMek machinations'' have
busied themselves with the working
parts rather, than the exterior of their
flier. Oentleman George was serious,
ronfident. with a faraway senatorial
look." and visions of " the " capital'" at"
Washington rode the air as he watch
ed Hamilton ride the kite.
The Roraback airship is in' fine
werking order, but where will it land?
.lest consider the candidacy of the,
undersigned!' seriously and McLean will
land hish un in the tred-tops with the
view of Bulkeley. in thp swamp as a
' New Methods and New Men.
"The time has come for hiew methods (
ana new men. it, is more important
that the people; make their own choice
than that a . particular: person go, to
the senate. . We '; profess democracy,
but what, a farce and what a disgrace,
oijr selection of'senators has become.
Are we proud of -our Lorimers?-' Shall
Bulkeley or McLean" go -to the seriate
by the Lorimer route? -.-" ; "i
-What we need t in Connecticut is
democracy and more democracy.- And
needing: it, we must have it, even if we
- draw--from the republicans to obtain
it: All hail the insurgents. . A .new
alignment is in proeress and we should-netf-close
our eyes to the vact.; Ovar
Aiere. in. Norwich democracy -won, no
the democratic party, and the "repub
lican party "suffered defeat, not ".republicans.-
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"- ,Why should we remain idle Vwhile
Bulkeley and McLean t gumshoe the
-.state . secretly; pleding candidates to
the legislature in their own interests?
Let us get out into the open and drive
them into the open also.
i A . Pledge Suggested. -
The people - can elect . their United
""States senators "by simple procedure
without Shock to 'the' constitution. Let
every candidate tor either branch. of
the. legislature be jrequiredto pledge
himself openly in advance of the -election
to vote for a certain candidate
for the senate, and whoever will' not
pledge himself should be labeled "For
Sale," and swatted accordingly by- the
voters. When the voters know: for
whom the candidates will vott, the
power lies with them to effect", an
election of United States senators .jby
the people. This method will discour
. age bribery and leave the statesmen
of .the Lorimer type at home. '-Think
"of :a legislator voting contrary , to She
open pledge on -the strength of "- which
he gained his election.
- - LeV- us at once prepare for a race in
-the open. With the democratic ..can
didates for the legislature in every
-town pl-dsred to the undersiened'ancl
th republican, candidates riW'ided be
tween Bulkeley and McLean, we ; will
t j 1.1k wwA ,
ten ' ; y
- r V rl
have the gamest race ever, and may
the devil take the hindmost. Give the
e'.ectors a. square den ! just for once,
and if they choose a representative of
the special interests the fault will be
theira. Why not organize along these
lines? . The vote of a Connecticut dem
ocrat wouid offset the vote of Aidrich
when he next attempts to revise the
tariff, downward by -pushing upward
the duty on necessities of life, and
life is to be made bearable in Wash
ington by a democratic majority in
the house of representatives.
Yours for democracy.
(Signed) CHARLES V. THAYER.
Editorially. the Hartford Times
says: "The letter in .which Mayor
Thayer of Norwich announces his can
didacy for Senator Bulkcley's scat is
a characteristically breezy and en
tertaining document tid it adds to the
gayety -of the situation.
Fell Three Stories Unhurt.
Joseph Visciaglo. thes.lS months old
baby of John and Mary Visciaglo. w ho
live on the third floor at 202 Wiliard
street. Bridgeport, fell out of the win
dow Monday night to the - pavement
belov,-. , The child was picked up. sup
posed to be dead. But little Joseph
screamed and there was a call sent in
for the emergency ambulance. Dr. .VIc
Queeney made a thorough examina
tion of the child from its head to its
feet and was unable to find a broken
bone. The only, evidence of the long
fall was a jontusion on the left leg.
The baby "was crying lustily. The
family physician was called in to keep
the little one under observation.
Gone to Pine Tree State.
Mr., and. Mrs. Freeman Burr of
Thompson left Friday for their sum
mer vacation, which will "be spent for
the most part in Maine. They will
spi-rd a few days at the home of Mrs.
Burr, in Boston, before starting for
Wayne. Me., where they will remain
until- nearly time for the schools to
re-open, Mr. Burr being an instruc
tor in the New Haven normal school.
VALUE OF THE PRECIOUS STONES
Price Put Upon Them Can Be Noth
, . . Ing But Artificial.
The London Chronicle says that dia
monds are -getting on the --.public
nerve , with the cutting of the great
Cullinan. They have. split it, and are
making two stones of it, and, when all
1b - done,- it seems that we- must cal
culate the value in carats. It is a mat
ter of so much a carat. And the Culli
nan stone at its biggest will beworth
less than four million pounds, while
its little brother will be only half as
Taluabler And this is nothing to the
"Braganza," which-weight 1,680 carats
In its present-state, and is worth, ac
cording to the expert, more than 58,
000,000. ' This is we may say it blunt
ly not ' true. You cannot -eat a dia
mond, or drink it, or sleep in it, . or
make any use of it but to-" win - a
wbrnan's. smile. As a solemn fact of
economy" it may be. asserted that
there is no' man on earth who would
give 58.000,600 for a'diamond. Be
cause .there; is no man on earth that
will buy a thing at the price he can
not "sell' it at." Now, is there a man
who will buy a diamond for fifty-eight
millions" on -the .-chance' of another
man's .wanting - another . woman's
mile? The Argonaut. j .
-f.T' A Little Chaw.
" One-of . our abler-industrial captains
!-always'., crewing the cud,- as they
-say., in. ordinary slang; yet so far as
he is concerned, in-reality. Lots of
financiers -chew gum, but this one -in
particular who never tasted chicle or
rubber:e'lastic,'' as "the "boys call it,
chews a bit of biltong. '."Biltong" is
a hunk of South American bull-beef
(the rump) dried in the sun. It is
as tough as rawhide, and will- make a
man who can digest it as strong as
a bull;kubu. Our industrial captain
always carries a small shaving in his
vest, pocket, and when getting into
a hard .deal he takes a bite. It is just,
.about., as-' good as a piece of walrus
-bide,' oy the sole of an old shoe, but
"It make8'.spit," and saliva is the soul,
of good digestion.
; : ' He'll Add His Word.
-, Mr. Bryan will notice Ihnt all the
taik-.is shout Harmon or Gaynor.
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First Church Picn'c in Beautiful Mo
hegan . Park -Dr." Newton I. Jones
Speaks On Porto Rico Aftermath of
The Sunday school picnic of the
Fir.it Congregational church will be
held today (Wednesday) at Mohegan
Mrs. Frank Ellis of Plain Hill has
b?en the guest of relatives in Hope
ville. John Murphy of Hartford is visiting
his mother, Mrs. Anna Murphy of West
Viola LePan of Bridgeport ie the
guest of her grandfather and aunt at
Belle View farm.
Burton Robbins of Weet Town street
was the guest over the Fourth of Ed
ward Dean of Lyme.
Mrs. Elizabeth Kinney and Miss
Ruth Lucas of Town street are visit
ing Miss Lucas grandmother in
Mr. and Mrs. Tur
tle daughter, RuJ?f) c
ph Shaffer and lit
of Montville, spent
the Fourth with Mr. and Mrs. George
Shaffer of Plain Hill.
Described Schools in Porto Rico.
Dr. Newton I. Jones of South Had
lev. Mass., under the direction of the
American Missionarj7 association gave
an interesting addr?ss at the First
Congregational church Sunday morn
ing on the school3 of Porto Rico.
Outing to Newport.
Spending the Fourth in Newport
were Harry Spicer, Wiiliam Tague of
Otrobando avanue. Alfred Hunt of
Lafayette street, William Holcomb of
Town street and John Meehan of Elm
Motor Trip, to Beach.
Mr. and Mrs. L. J.- Dolbeare and
Miss Grace Dolbeare of Plain Hill and
Mrs. Earl Lewis and daughter. Althea
of Norwich, spent the Fourth at Ocean
Beach, making the trip by aut6.
Noted About Town.
Airs. Thomas Berth of Lowell, Mass..
who has been the guest for two weeks
of Mr. Danisl Shields of West Town
.street returns " home today (Wednes
Miss May Cashman of Hartford is
visiting--Mis-vs Alice Buckley of Peck's
SIrs. Oiiver Neff of Hartford is the
guest for a week of Mrs. , Frank Ellis
of Plain Hill.
'.Mr. and Mrs. Fred Heath of Mystic
have been visiting Mr. Heath's mother
oh Elm avenue.-
Miss Daisy Frazier of Hartford
spent the holiday with Miss Marjorie
j tiarDer or Plain Hill.
jotin and Joseph Schwenk of New
York spent the holiday at their home
on New London turnpike.'
Miss Ethel Mullen of Baltic was a
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Sprinkle a little on the Baby-
if "he grows cross these hot' days. ' . ' .
Try it on : yourself if you chafe and get irritated it is like
"pouring oil on troubled waters." .
WE' ARE REFERRING TO TALCUM POWDER. USE IT!
The hot, sticky feeling goes away, you feel comfortable and
cool; somehow these hot days seem more bearable if one uses
TALCUM POWDER freely,- especially Lee & Osgood's VIOLET
TALCUM POWDER. It is soft and velvety; it sells for 15c a
box. For large users of Talcum Powder weNhave pound pack-""
ages that sell for 25c a pound can.
. Last w-eek we received a fresh shipment of HUDNUT'S
PERFUMES and TOILET ARTICLES. It is a pleasure to show
these goods. Ask the man behind the counter. ' ; - ' .
At Lee & Osgood's sim
recent guest of her aunt, Mrs. 'James
Butlar of Old Cemetery lane.
Misri May Shields - of West Town
street leaves today (Wednesday) to
spsnd a month in Lowell. Mass., the
guest of Mrs. Thomas Berth.
William McNamara of New - York
was at his home ov?r the holiday.
Dr. C. H. Lamb of Town street, has
been in Bozrah recently on state bus
iness. Mjss Edith Bushnell of Scotland
road is the guest of Mrs. Eva Maine
Hemingway of Hartford. - -
Mi.ss Rainy Stebbins of Dayville
spent the holiday as the guest of Mrs.
John Cobb of Elm avenue.
Mrs. James Bushnell of Scotland
road, who has been the guest of her
son, Clement Bushnell of Manchester,
has returned home.- , .
Mr. and Mrs. Simon Lillibridge and
daughter. Miss Bessie Lillibridge and
Joseph Lillibridge of Auburn, R. I.,
epent the Fourth with friends in town.
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Keables. who
have been guests of their daughter,
Mrs. Roscoe P. Frazier of Providence,
have returned to their home on A'ew
London turnpike. - -
Mrs. Gearge W. Alexander and son.
Joseph, have returned to New .Vork
after spending some time with Mrs.
Charles H. Lamb at her home on Town
street'. Mrs. Alexander was formerly
Miss N. Constance Phillips of New
How Local Residents Celebrated In
dependence Day Birthday- Party.
William Burns spent Monday in
Harry Bogue of . Lebanon was in
Charles Arnold of Pom fret was the
guest of local friends over the Fourth.
Mrs. Thomas Lillibridge has returned
from a visit in Columbia with her
sister, Mrs. Holbrook.
William Herrick recently enter
tained his father. A. T). Herrick and
Mr. Briefly of Davisville.
Mrs. John Adams and daughter,
Florence of Montville were holiday
guests of Mrs. M. J. Bogue.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Perkins and
children have returned from several
days' stay at Gardner Lake with rela
tives. -Mr. and Mrs. Noe Richards and
Loretta of . .Tewett City ara spending
daughters. Blanche and Loretta of
Jewett City are spending the week with
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Soucie. -
Millard Manning entertained friends
Monday in honor of his fourth birth
Names Can Be Stricken from List by
The registrars are . sondiiiK out
posters explaining the law In relation
to primaries and bo forth, and they
should be read by everybody who
takes an Interest in politics. Bays the
Waterbury Derrfocrat. Under the law
as it now exists anybody suspected
of not being honest- in his declara
tion, of principles may be cited before
the chairman ot the town committee
of the party to which he claims to
belong ar.'i questioned reardin-r" his
risrht to register as a. member of that
body. If it can be shown that he Is
not in accord- .with the principles of
the party and willing t- support its
candidates his name may b erased
from the enrollment lLst. Active affil
iation with the republican party on
the part of one who represents himself
as a democrat is j?iven as bona fide
evidence that the person has no right
to register as a. democrat and in like
manner active affiliation with the dem
ocratic jwirf:- (in the part of a repub
lican, if anybody ever heard of such
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Money Savers for Wednesday and Thursday
Two Deliveries Daily 9 a. m , 3 p. m. Telephons 855. ,5c Delivery.
Cboic; Sugar tret! nrj jFr?s.1 Efgia Creamery ( 4 BesI Bread flM
BACOM BUTTER " ulC FLOUR-yOlC
SlRiOIIV STEAK-- - - lb. 19c STilNG BEEF - - lb. 10c
HAMBURG STEAK - 3 Ik 27c PORK CHOPS - - - lb. 18c
ALASKA SALMON - - - 2 cans 17c TOASTED CORN FLAKES - 3 pkgs. 17c
Delicious Mohican TEAST - Trial pkg. 10c DOMESTIC SARDINES - - 3 cans 10c
ROOT BEER EXTRACT, Hires - - 15c NAPTflA SOAP - - - 2 bars 9c
STRICTLY FRESO EGGS : dozen 23c FULL CREAM CHEESE - - - lb. 17c
Wednesday, 3 to 5 TlflO Lr50EJK SALE Wednesday 3 to 5
LAIIBBOPS " 2 ,!s- 25C P3TATpES " 4 5' IOC "cRACKERS 2 ,bs15C j
We're not fond of half way
so on; - whatever losses we may
What we get, isn't of nearly
matter much, abselute clearance
ASTOUND INGLY UNDERPRICED
No . netd to say much about their beauty or
desirability, women who have bouerht their Jiiiill
cates during' regular season liave considered them
well worth buying at regular price. .Now they're
marked as follows:
Up to $ 5.00 HATS 1.98
Up to $ T.r.O HATS $2.98
Up to J10.00 HATS k ...,'...$3.98
Any Wool Suit in the Store $10.00 .
No restrictions, no reservations. Just pick out any woolen suit in our stock, regardless ef its regu
lar marked price and pay the clerk but $10.00. Some of tliom sell regularly as high as $25.00, all ef them,
are wonderful values at $10.00.
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-i---' Linen Suits and White Lingerie Dresses
- Just the garments you need badly enough at this very minute to be glad to pay full price for. .They're
reduced as follows
J.-..00 and $.".!S. Linen Suits
J6.98 White Lingerie Dresses
$3.00 Colored Dresses
Children s White and Half Price
Colored Dresses For these White Waists
Really no need to make them at home when such f"1"' ?Sc ""T,,5?0; J11'" ,h" rr'"t of
the bargain story in tho Waist Department. If you
pretty and serviceable dresses as these can be bought -hi exCuso the pun walHts liava been -waetcfully re-
so cheaply. duced.
Buy Your Misses' and Children's
Undermuslins Now Middy Blouses
Not unreliable and flimsy garments such as Middy blouses with deep navy blue sailor collars
usually characterize sales, but our regular stock and cirtrs, a garment that all the girls are wearing
greatly reduced for this Clearance Sale. the? Jiot days, at 48c.
These Shapes at 48c, Sold as High as $2.98
They're worth as Mgh as $2.98 to YOU this very minute, but not to US. If your Spring ht has be-
come somewhat faded, here's your chance to buy a new one. You may choose from black and colored
shapes and chip and fancy straw, worth as high as $.98, at 48c. 1 .
We does day's
nn il 9 o'clock
a thing, is . all the evfcnce required
to. have bis name takeWfrom the list.
Theelements of fairneaa In this will
appeal to all. but what effort, if any,
will" be' made to enforce -the, law - will
not be-known until, later. The re
publicans say they- havemo knowledge
of -.such offenders In their rank, but
thedemocrat claim that they are not
yet 8Ufliciently familiar with the.new
orderto express'aii opinion on it. The
registrars are now in ' session and all
who want to take a hand in the fall
election should cdll - upon them and
register with the party of their choice.
No one will be permitted to register on
both Hats' and nohody can go on rec
ord as a member of a party whose
principles and candidates he does not
intend to support.
Chance for Him.
It Is said that King Manuel can't
find a bride. He ehoul'C; try the Ameri
can heiress market. Washington Star.
In Its Friends' "tHsnds.
The high cost of living also seems
j 1o have ben' in tha lnuidH of its
; friends Washing Um Times.
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Clearance Time Has Arrived and we Cut
Prices Deeply that a Speedy Riddance of
Summer Merchandise May be Obtained.
measures, don't believe in cutting prices a little and then a little more and
be obliged to suffer are going to be taken at once. .We're after olearance
as much importance as how quickly we can get it. Neither cost nor profit
The Store of Good Values." 9M0O
, SUMMER (HALF-HOLIDAY.
Many Hertford jconosrns Close Sstur
dsy l Afternoon.
While the department stores, . fur
nlshlng stores,, ulioe and hat slot
and other linesin the r(all trade will
observe the , Friday i ho'.f-holiday dur
ing July and AugiiMjfc, many local mr
cantile house, tollowijg the , regular
custom,, will give, their , employes the
Huturdav half-holidwy, says The Cour
ant. .The wholesale , houses 'banks.
Ibrokers, insurance' companies, aiovn
houses, plumbers, f builders, hsrdivraro
de4ers, electricians, manufacturing
establishments, deenrators sheet met
al workers, mant1and tile contractor
and the majority of offices will all
cJose Haturdayatfnoon. Of the above
employers of labor, quite a number
observe tho Saturday half-holiday
the year round, while .some close at
noon only idurin July-and Aurust.
The tendency to-rnaice Saturday a
half-holiday is Increuaincr every y'etr.
The ainallvf- cities are following the
lead of New York, BoMlmi and Phila
delphia In carrying out this custom.
If you are In need of a hat to finish out the sea
son and do not care for one with elaborate trimmlngH
see the Ready to Wear Hats we are offerinir at S8o and
$1.48 they formerly sold at SZ.38 and 14.98.
23c black colors and fancy ribbons now 19c a sard.
It.50 and $1.9S French flowers 25c.
$3.9$ r.innn Sulla ...7 $2.98
$2. 98 Colored DresHes $1.95
until 9 o'clock