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NORWICH BULLETIN, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27,1912
SMALL YOUNG FOWL 20c
3 GRAPEFRUIT .25c
BALDWIN APPLES, pk. 35c
Order Early for Thanksgiving
STEM DATES BUNCH BEETS
PULLED FIGS STRING BEANS
MANDARINS SAVORY CABBAGE
PERSIMMONS RUSSIAN SQUASH
BROILERS ROASTERS FOWL
INDIANA LAMB MILK FED VEAL
MB. H. T. MILLER'S
School for Dancing
2S Oak Street.
Clsisss Sstsrdsy it and
Telephone 10 S3
4 p. a
Norwicn, Wednesday, Nov. it, isiii. I
" , ,M I. I- ... f
is the making of the) American
boy. It should develop him
morally, mentally, and physical
ly. Expert guidance. wia re
straint, and generous sympathy
are rttal to such development.
la equipped and conducted to
give Its pupils the essential re
quisites. It bu an efficient
faculty, a. building easy ot ac
cess from trolley and steam cars,
the best possible equipment, and
every facility for tho proper
'training of boys and girls for
New pupils enter every day.
W. E. CAN FIELD,
Florists will put in a busy day to
There was no session of the city
court on Tuesday morning.
Thursday being a legal holiday, the
banks will be extra busy today. t
Miss Alma Carpenter of Fort Point
picked a dandelion on Thursday of
Well, the big night is here and weTU
he there. Sodality minstrels tonight,
Olympic hall. adv. '
A civil service examination for vet
erinary inspectors is to take place
December 1L The salary is $1500 per
Thaddeus Pecor of Noank has com
pleted 41 years' service to the gov
ernment as lighthouse keeper at the
Those who have had occasion to
tsit beach cottages this week, say
Sunday's high wind kicked up some
St. Andrew's day falls on Saturday
next and will be marked by the serv-
I lee of holy communion in the Episco
, pal churches.
WINTEfi IS HEBE!
Have Yoii An Overcoat?
W are making light. Warm Over
coats that have style and comfort, and
would be pleased to make one for
: We will serve
Thursday, Nov. 28
From 12 to 3 o'clock
Tables new being reserved.
Phone No. 704
The Parker-Davenport Co.
XMAS IS COMING
BUT WE ARE HERE
The Prettiest Store
Tou are invited to visit and inspect
Agents For' Pennants and Banner
THE BROADWAY STORE
Opposite the Y. M. C A, 87 Broadway
BAY STALLION BRINGS $1,950
AT OLD GLORY SALE.
Blua Feather, a Brown Stallion,
Changes Hands at $1,450.
Kew York. Nov. St At the second
nay of tho Old, Glory horse sate .today
3 animal, moat of them youngsters,
jjp disposed of at fairly good prices.
The best price of tho day was 11.950,
paid by J. C. Turner of Olney, 111., for
xne oay stamon John Ward, by Bin-geo-Ambretta
Blue Feather, a brown stallion by
Walnut Ha'l-TullD Belle, went to E.
J. Wanter of New York for $1,150. the
next Mgfceet price of the day.
Christ Church Parish Aid Distributed
Gifts to Needy of the Church.
The ladles of tbe Parish Aid society
conducted a pleasant and well attended
social Tuesday actemoos In the Sun
day school rooms of Christ Episcopal
ctiurcJt. An entertaining musical pro
gramme was . presented, and Included
j Special communication of Somerset
! lodge this evening. Work in the Fel
j lowcraft. degree. adv.
i The Norwich Electrical company,
' which has been in business at Old
' Saybrook tee last few years, will move
! to Deep River.
1 Factor! is so many places are
; rushed with work that those which
close for the holiday are to work over
' time on Saturday.
Thanksgiving dinner will be served
j at the Auditorium hotel from 12 m.
1 to 8 p. m., 50 cents. adv.
i When Miss Alice Cadman of Center
' street. New London, celebrated her
: birthday by a party, one of the guests
was Austin Linton of Norwich.
Announcement is made of the mar-
riage of Miss Mary Bolger and Robert
i J. Sheehan, both of Waterbury, in
New London on the 26th of June.
W. U. Webster of Willimantic was
one of those who attended the execu
live board meeting of the State Fire
men's association in Hartford on Tues
Some of the schools held parents'
i day exercises Tuesday, when the gov
ernors Thanksgiving proclamation
was read and there were special ex
Following holiday custom, the New
Haven road will discontinue a num
ber of local trains into New York on
Thanksgiving, express trains making
United courts, F. of A., bazaar com
mittee, has decided to hold another
smoker Dec. 4. in Foresters' haJL adv
At the next Sunday afternoon meet
ing for men to be held at the Y. M.
C. A, Rev. Charles A. -Northrop is to
speak on the topic, Prudence and
Gypsy moth scouts are getting ac
tive again. In one town across the
Massachusetts border clusters of eggs
enough to hatch out over 15,000 moths
were found una week.
The stockholders of the Connecticut
Fair association, at a special meeting
in Hartford Monday, voted to change
the denomination of the shares of
stock from- $500 to $100.
Because the first snow fell Mon
day, according to the old custom of
counting the day of the week, the
day of tbe moon and the day of tbe
month, there will be 44 snowstorms.
The announcement that 472 new
granges were organized in the last
year and that assets now reach ap
proximately $100,000 was made to the
national grange during the past week.
Tfce next meeting of the Congrega
tional club of Connecticut is to be
held December 3 at the Sout,h church.
New Britain. Al Priddy, an expert
oa social problems, wiU make an ad
Dr. H. A. Sherman of Noank has re
turned from a visit in Norwich.
Mr. and Mrs. L.'L. Chapman and
Miss Chapwan will spend the holiday
in New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Byron Allen of South-
ington will spend the week end at
Mr. Allen's home in Norwich.
Thomas Moriarty of Norwich, who
has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Moriarty of Manchester, has returned
Joseph Rowley, who has been ill
with grip, has returned to work as
engineer at the Thames Specialty Co.'s
plant in Montville.
Local friends and Ocean beach sum
mer acquaintances learn that Mr. and
Mrs. I. R. Blumenthal of Hartrora
have left Naples for Egypt.
Mrs. H. A. Anderson and daughters
of Old Mystic are visiting relatives
In Norwich. Rev. Mr. Anderson will
arrive today (Wednesday) for Thanks
Mrs. Katherine T. May. Miss Mary
O'Conner and Miss Margaret Ryan ol
New London were guests at the N.
E. O. P. celebration in Norwich Mon
day night. .
Mrs. Charles Patridge and daughter.
Miss Mabel Patridge, of the Poquetan
uck Drawbridge, were recent guests of
Mrs. Patridge's nieces. Mrs. William
Austin and Mrs. John D. Carpenter.
Dr. Thomas Gallivan and Charles
Conrade of New York, James Farley
and Charles Masterson of Providence,
Mr. and Mrs. James Crawford and
family of Woonsocket have returned
home after attending the funeral of
Michael H. Donohue.
SECURING PARCELS POST FIGURES
Government Has Asked Postmaster Caruthers to Submit List
of Questions to Norwich Merchants Circulars With
Questions Will be Sent to About 200 Zones and Rates
Mrs. Harriet Bushnell.
Tuesday afternoon the funeral of
Mrs. Harriet Bushnell, was held from
the parlors of Church & Allen. The
attendance included relatives from
other places. Rev. H. J. Wyckoff con
ducted the services and. burial was in
Mrs. Bushnell died in this city on
November' 24 at the age of 26 years.
She was the daughter of George C.
Dibble and Mary Kennedy Dibble and
was born in East Granby. The great
er part of her life was passed in Mid
dletown and East Haddam. She is
survived by a brother in Tariffville, a
sister in this city, and other relatives.
Mrs. Harriet M. Latham.
At 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon the
funeral of Mrs. Harriet M. Latham
was held from her. No. 492 Main street.
East Side. The attendance was large
and there were many beautiful flow
ers. The services, were conducted by
Rev. Charles H. Rlcketts. The bear
ers were Fred Metcalf, a son, Isaac
Cook, a son-in-law, William
Ackley and Lafayette Alberton,
an.d burial was in Comstock cemetery
in Montville. A committal service was
read at the grave. Undertaker Gager
had charge of the ' funeral arrangements.
Postmaster William Caruthers on
Tuesday receivd from Washington
information concerning the parcels
post which will go into operation Jan
uary 1 and he was also instructed to
secure from ,the local field a number
of answers to certain questions which
will furnish a basis for the depart
ment to formulate a plan to handle, the
To a list of about 200 merchants
who are known to be mailers and re
ceivers of package articles, the gov
ernment clreudar will be sent out, with
a return envelope, recjiesting reply.
What the postal department wants to
know is shown by the following list
1 What is the average number of
fourth-class parcels now mailed by you
2 What will be the average number
mailed daily by you when this law
becomes effective? Their av
erage weight? ,. Their average
3 What proportion of the entire
number will be for local delivery?....
4 Will your parcels he mailed in
large quantities at stated intervals
or will there be a regular daily mailing?
a What percentage or parcels will
be insured? Registered?,
6 When the C. O. D. feature is
placed in operation what percentage of
your parcels will be sent C. O. D.?
What the Law Provides.
The parcel post law provides:
"That hereafter fourth class mail
matter shall embrace al lother mat
ter, including . farm and factory
products, not now embraced by law
in either the first, second or third
class, not exceeding eleven pounds in
weight, nor greater in size than seventy-two
inches in length and girti
combined, nor in form or kind likely
to injure the person of any postal em
ploye dr damage the mail equipment
or other mail matter and not of a
character perishable within a period
reasonably required for transporta--tion
For the purpose of carrying this
law into' effect the United States is
divided into zones with different rates
of postage applicable to each, as fol
lows 2d zone,
50 to 150
Zone rate, miles,
Local rate. 50 miles. Rate.
1 pound ...$0.05. '$0.05 $0.06
2 pounds ... .06 - .08 .10
3 pounds ... .07 .11 .14
4 pounds ... .08 .14 .18
5 pounds ... .09 .17 .22
6 pounds ... .10 - .20 6
7 pounds ... .11 .23 .30
8 pounds ... .12 .26 .24
9 pounds .?. .13 .29 .38
10 pounds ... .14 .32 .42
11 pounds ... .15 .35 .46
3d zone, 4th zone. 8th zone,
150 to 300 300 to 600 600 to 1000
miles. miles. miles.
Rate. Rate. Rate.
1 pound ...$0.07 $0.08 $0,09
2 pounds ... .12 .14 .16
3 pounds ... .17 .20 .23
4 pounds ... .22 .26 .30
4 pounds . . .22 .26 .30
5 pounds ... .27 . .32 .37
6 pounds ... .32 .38 .44
7 pounds ... .37 .44 .51
8 pounds .:. .42 .50 .58
9 pounds ... .47 .56 .65
10 pounds ... .52 .62 .72
11 pounds ... .57 .68 .79
We advertise exactly as It U
107 Mala Street
6th zone, 7th zone, 8th zone,
1000-1400 1400-1800 over 1800
miles. miles. miles.
Rate. Rate. Rate.
1 pound ...$0.10 $0.11 $0.12
2 pounds ... .19 .21 .24
3 pounds ... .28 .31 .36
4 pounds ... .37 .41 .48
5 pounds ... .46 .51 .60
7 pounds ... .64 .71 .84
8 pounds ... .73 .81 .96
9 pounds ... .82 .91 1.08
10 pounds ... .91 1.01 1.20
11 pounds ... 1.00 1.11 1.32
The local rate is applicable to par
cels intended for delivery at the office
of mailing or on a rural route start
It will be observed that the rates
of postage are largely reduced and
that the limit of weight is Increased
from four to eleven pounds. Parcels
will be delivered at all free-delivery
offices and to patrons residing on
rural and star routes; they may be
registered and may be accorded
special delivery service on payment of
the usual fees, and they may be in
sured against loss in an amount
equivalent to their actual value, but
not to exceed $25. upon payment of
a fee of five cents. Distinctive
stamps must be used on all parcels,
but they may be mailed in quantities
of not less than 2,000 identical pieces
'.without stamps affixed, the postage
being paid in money.
Young or old.
can wear anywhere, for any
occasion business or dress
such an overcoat as we are
We have all the latest smart
styles here, in various i good
weaves, ready to wear.' Some
of the new belt backs for the
younger men are unusually
snappy and distinguished.
It's always a pleasure to us
to show these overcoats of
ours. We feel confident we
have an overcoat to suit every
man in this city in price as
well as style.
Overcoat $12. to $30.
Suits $12. to $28.
"Tour money's worth la
sn Overcoat depends
great deal on the cars you
BULLETIN'S PRIZE TURKEYS
FROM TWO TOWNS.
Luther M. Spaulding.
The death of Luther M. Spaulding
occurred early Tuesday morning in his
late home in Lebanon after a short
illness caused by. neuralgia of the
heart. He was the son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Spaulding and was born in
Lebanon about 45 years ago. Mr.
Spaulding was joined in marriage with
Miss Belle Cobb of this city 22 years
ago in Lebanon. Besides his wife he
leaves one daughter, Miss Flora A.
Spaulding, and two brothers, Dwlght
L. Spaulding of South Norwalk and
rank fapauidmg of East New Haven.
There is also one sister, Mrs. Fred L.
Stark of Lebanon.
Mrs. Emilius G. Baljings.
Mrs. Lillieore T. Billings, widow of
Emilius G. Billings, formerly of Cam
bridge, died on Monday at the home
of her son, Warren T. Billings, in Do
ver, N. H. Mrs. Billings was born
Aug. 15, 1851, at Windham, Conn the
Daughter or Henry H. Tracy, Wash
ington correspondent for the Boston
Herald and New York Herald during
the civil war. She was married at 15,
and was left a widow at 19, with two
children. Most of her life was spent
in Cambridge. She went to Dover five
years ago to live with her son, War
ren, editor of the Dover Evening News.
She is also survived by a daughter,
Mrs. Edgar W. McColl of Spokane.
Preston and Griswold Raisers Had the
Big Birds C. F. Meyers Wins for
First Time K. Hoppman Had Close
to 30 Pounds. .
Turkey raisers have acknowledged
that this was an unfavorable season
for rearing these prize constituentsof
the Thanksgiving dinner, so that it was
hardly surprising ihat the entries
weighed in Tuesday at Somers Bros.'
were not as many as in some former
years, but they were top-liners in
quality; plump and fat from the feed
ing that the expert raisers of New
London and Windham counties bad
When hung up outside the market,
with their blue ribbons attached, the
three that took the prizes offered by
The Bulletin were as luscious looking
a lot of turkeys as need be seen, prom
ising that they will hold a worthy
plac on the bills of fare at the local
institutions to which The Bulletin an
nually donates these champions of the
The first prize of $10 for the largest
and fattest young turkey went to o. f.;
Meyers of Preston Plains, for a sleek j
Sure cure for the blues tonight. Bet
ter than a doctor's prescription. Sodal
ity minstrels, Olympic hall. adv.
Friends and relatives of Miss Ag
nes Dawley attended a month's mind
requiem high mass for the repose of
her soul, celebrated in St. Patrick's
ehurch, Tuesday, by Rev. J. H. Brod
In the solemn requiem high mass at
the funeral of Mrs. John O'Brien of
Waterbury, Rev. John F. Donahue of
South Coventry was deacon and Rev.
John Fleming of Mystic master of
There has been a call issued to the
boys of the Y. M. C. A. of 13 years or
over to take part in the minstrel show
which the' association is planning to
giro this winter. Rehearsals are to
start next week.
The steamer Katahdin has arrived
at the Central Vermont dock, New
London, from the south, with a cargo
of lumber, which is being transferred
to Central Vermont cars and will be
shipped to Winooski, Vt
Men have completed pointing the
entire tower of the Second Congrega
tional eBuren. wnere a leak was re
cently found, as a precaution before
the installation of tbe new Pope me
morial organ, shortly before Christ
mas. Stephen L. Cass of Warrenville, who
found a wounded deer in the woods,
was given permission by the game
warden to kill it and divide the ven
ison between Si. Joseph's- hospital.
Willimantic, and the county home at
Residents o Broadway and Broad
street are more particular about lock
ing their doors even in the daytime,
sines a strange man made his way
into a number of houses and up the
stairs, asking for money when stopped
snd questioned. ;
Rural Carrier Clyde Hogan of route
Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock Rev.
Christopher T. McCann united in
marriage William Emmet Shugrue of
Baltie and Miss Charlotte F. Bailey of
this city. The ceremony was per
formed in the Sacred Heart rectory in
Norwich Town and there was a large
attendance, people being present from
other places. Miss Mary Pounch was
the bridesmaid and Joseph Hughes
was the best man. Both the bride and
her maid were attractively gowned in
blue tailor made suits.
A wedding dinner was served at the
home of the groom in Baltic, at which
there were many guests. There were
many handsome wedding gifts from
the friends of the couple. Mr. and
Mrs. Shugrue will reside in South
Windham after a tour.
Air. Shugrue is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Michael Shugrue and is a native
of Yonkers. He has resided, in Baltic
for some time and is employed as tele
graph operator in South Windham.
The bride is the daughter of the late
Stephen A. Bailey and Mrs. Emily
Frailer Bailey and has resided at 365
East Main street. Both Mr. and Mrs.
Shugrue have many friends who wish
them success in their married life.
Luther F. Teft and Miss Mabel La
Flamme, both of Montville, were mar
ried at the parsonage of the Congre
gational church at Montville Center
Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock. The
ceremony was performed by Rev.
Charles French, pastor of the church.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Teft are well
known in the town. Mr. Teft is em
ployed at Palmer Bros.' mill and Miss
LaFlamme was employed irf' the
Thames River Specialties company's
SCHOOL CHILDREN PROVIDE
SO BARRELS OF PROVISIONS.
City Missionary Will Have Distribution
Made Today for Thanksgiving Din
The school children of the town re
sponed with a will to the call of City
Missionary Charles A. Northrop for
provisions to supply dinners for the
needy on Thanksgiving day, and late
Tuesday afternoon there were about
fifty barrels of food at the headquar
ters at No. 18 Water street, placed
in baskets awaiting distribution to the
various families. The provisions gath
ered are of great variety, and Include
potatoes, apples, beets, onions, tur- j
nips, carrots, parsnips, squash, pump
kins, grapes, pears, celery, cranberries,
beans, cookies, candy, cereals, bread,
sugar, tea, coffee. A quantity of beef,
pork and chicken was purchased and
a piece of meat is placed in each bas
ket, its size varying as to the size
of the family.
Twenty-flve or thirty baskets' will
be called for today, while about 100
will be distributed by Harris' auto
truck, which, assisted by Expressmen
Morgan and Barry, gathered the bar
rels of food from the 18 schools of the
invert on TtiesdaV-
looking bird that weighed 17 -i i At tne headquarters for receiving
pounds. This turkey will grace the j and distributing the food on Water
board at the Rock Nook home, t I Btreet. City Missionary Northrop was
Mr. Meyers also scored with another ; oSSistf.,j Tuearinv hv Mrs. V. E. Dow.
turkey, taking second prize of $5 for , jrg- James Johnson, Mrs. E. P. Wat
young turkeys with one that scaled i ties, Mrs. John H. Barnes, Miss Mary
IS 3-8 pounds. This one win rurnisn ; A. p0rteous. Miss Alice Coggswell,
the Thanksgiving dinner for the fam- j ir8. j. e. oicutt and Miss Kate Rudd.
iry at the Sheltering Arms. George Williams, Joshua Yeomans,
Mr. Meyers has contested ror several felix Lebarros and Benjamin Petroskl
years for The Bulletin's prizes, but this j aiso assisted in the work of arranging
the food in baskets.
The amount of food to be distributed
is about equal to that of past years.
, from RALLIOVS
the next meeting Mrs.
len is to be hostess.
Frank H. Al-
To Arraign Unfortunate Girl !
The arraignment in the polios court
of Josephine Spad&ro, the 15 year old
New London Italian girl who killed
her babe by strangulation in Memo
rial hospital a few days after the
birth, will take place next week. As
soon as the girl's condition is such as
to permit, she will be arraigned on a
charge of murder In the first degree.
Cord Iron Dividend.
A a meetins of the officers and 41-
r'ftctoos of the Connecticut Cord Iron
corporation on Tuesday a semi-annnal
dividend or S per cent, was aeuareo.
Those attending were President M. B.
Ring and Directors I W. Crouch, B.
Walter Phillips ana James i. suras oi
Straw Ride From New London.
A oartT of 25 New London yonng
people enjoyed a straw ride by auto
bus to this city Tuesday evening and
the merrymakers made their presence
very evident by means of villainous
is the first time he has- won. He gave
special attention to his flock and feels
well repaid for doing it.
For the prize of ia for the largest
and fattest tnrkey over a year old, K.
Hoppman had one that weighed 2 b-s
nminds. and as a reward for such an
achievement the prize Tom will have
the privilege of providing the juicy
morsels upon which the children at
the New London County home wil
feast at their Thanksgiving dinner.
The Bulletin paid the winners are
retail market price of 40 cents a pound
for the prize birds in addition to the
NEW LONDON COUPLE
. 25 YEAR3 MARRIED.
Alderman and Mrs. C. C. Psrkins Will
Celebrate With Family Gathering.
Nov. 27. 1912. will be the 25th wed
ding anniversary of former Alderman
and Mrs. C. C. Perkins of New Lon
don. Mr. and Mrs. Perkins have made
cash prizes. Somers Bros, bought the ( no preparations for the occasion, but
other-birds entered and paid 35 cents
a. nound for them, the market price.
In this way the winner of first prize
received $6.85 for his turkey, the win
ner of second prize $6.55, and the win
ner of the third prize $11.85, each with
prize money in addition.
AT THE DAVIS,
by IS utsV K WaN ! hJ. tlll3:
ter Krofon and Norman Lathrop, with l? Z?X.Z v" .Tw
in nrt r,! uwti. h. bh Mr Hoga at th horns of her par-
violin and piano selections by Russell
-Hunt snd Miss Runt.
According to th annual custom this
was the occasion for tho distribution
of gifts from the members of the so
etsiy to the poor of teh parish.'
Leaves Brother in Willimsntie.
Mrs. Elizabeth Otia BnahaelL wife of
Dwight Bilshneii, died at Windsor
Monday afternoon of heart trouble.
Mrs. Bushnell suffered a shock last
January and had been in poor health
Besides her husband, Mrs. Bushnell
leasaa two sons, Herbert -A. of Port
land. Ore. and William of Windsor,
and tour sistsrs and two brstltem Mrs.
William Adams of Ellington, Mrs. 3. E.
Higinbothain and Mrs. Henry E.
Phelps of Windsor and Mrs. Norman
Barwiss of Denver, Col., Daniel W.
Otia dud Charlas OTtn, of WHitman
Vt. tad Hr:"JkiMtMiV would havs
been Sfty years married en Thanks
ents. Mr. and afra. Brrden of Elliotts.
Substitute Carrier Cecil F. Gallup is
delivering tbe mail on' roots No. 2.
The committee of the National Edu
cational association on teachers' sal
aries sad th cost of living, through
local supervisors, is making a thorough
study of the -salary and living condi
tion A teachers, for the current school
year from September 1, 1912 to 1913.
Thief Quickly Located.
Wiliiab Waner, colored, 59, of Provi
dence, was an applicant for lodging
at police headquarters Tuesday-evening,
but after a little questioning by
Chief Linton he was transferred from
the lodgers' room to a cell, with a
charge of theft lodged against him.
Earlier in the evening S. Mikolasi
had complained of the theft of three
Before a house that was of -y-tng
proportions and that sat in rapt
attention, sometimes in tears, or oc-'
casionally burst into well deserved ap
plause, Adelaide French and her
strong supporting company presented
the intensely dramatic play Madame.
X Tuesday evening at the Davis thea
ter. From many acquainted with the
atrical productions here was heard the
comment that no stranger drama with
an entirely capable company lias ever
been given from this stage. For the
star there could be only words of
praise for the completeness with which
her art subjugated her to the part
which she was to play, hideous in its
reality at times of the portrayal of
what it means to drink the dregs of
feminine degradation, but grasping
with equal facility the display of the
nobler emotions of mother-love.
For the two climaxes, the court
scene in which Malcom Owen makes
his plea, for the life of the woman
who is in reality his mother, and the
final revelation, Mr. Owen showed him
self noseessed of rare temperament and
dramatic power. While in the pretty
garden Scene, which pleasantly light
ened the sombre impression of the
, County Organizer Smith Spoke,
At a meeting of the Prohibition
club of Hartford, Monday evening,
four out-of-town speakers were intro
duced: The Rev. E. L. Richards,
Fairfield county organizer; Ernest A.
Smith, New London county organizer;
T. Phillips of Bridgeport, recent candi
date for secretary of state, and E. L.
Q. Hohenthal of South Manchester,
State chairman. Plans for campaign
work were discussed.
Terrington. The sum of $1,000 above
regular offerin was contributed at
: Great Britain's roads cost njflftt an- St. Francis' churchnn the silver jubl
BOaUly than the. British nrj,' . : lee of fx. cbur4 .-"vecration, '
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street. Chief Linton supplied the play, there was the instant recognition
force with the information, and Police- of applause for the stage picture and
man McFadden found a place on the the love-making of Jane Quinn and
West Bide, wnere a colored man naa
sold two pair of shoes. When Waner
will observe It quietly. Thanksgiving
day, however, they will have a family
gathering which will be in the nature
of an observance ot the event.
Mr. and Mrs. Perkins, who was for
merly Miss Hattie Smith Fish of No
ank, were married Nov. $7. 1887. the
ceremony being performed Dy Rev.
William L. Swan of Noank, son-in-law
of Deacon Robert Palmer of No
ank. The marriage was the second at
which Rev. Mr. Swan officiated. The
wedding was a quiet affair, only imme
diate relatives or the couple being
present, all of whom are living except
Mr. Perkins' father. Mr. and Mrs.
Perkins have one daughter, Miss Alice
Mr. Perkins was born tn Ifoaiw,
where he lived until 17 years of age.
at which time he went to Providence,
where he was connected with a large
dry i goods house. He came to New
London in 188C in the dry goods busi
ness. Later he purchased a hat and
furnishing store in State street. Sev
eral years ago he established his
present business of merchant tailoring.
Mr. Perkins is a repuDiican m poll
tics and has served as alderman from
the First ward and was senior alder
man at tbe expiration of his term in
Mr. Perkins was the first president
of the New London Business Men
association and assisted in organizing
the State Business Men s association.
being secretary of the committee which
drew up the constitution and by-laws,
Mr. Perkins is a prominent Mason
and Odd Fellow and holds member
ship in New London lodges of those
orders. At present he is grand Junior
steward of the Connecticut grand lodge
applied for ladgings, he was marked
as a suspicious character, and the fix
ing of the evidence on him made the
cast a fast bit of work to the credit of
the Norwich police.
Shot to Death for Mutiny.'
St Petersburg, Nov. $6 Eleven men
of th Black sea' fleet whp recently
were condemned o' death for inciting
mutiny were shot at Sevastopol today
by firing parties from the warships.
Stratford. Miss- Julia Heeney was
cleaning gloveo with gasollna when the
gasoline exploded. Her face and hands
were severely burned.
Frederick Smith and Henry Sharp
satisfactorily discharged their roles
nd Frederick Baldwin was the typical
light-hearted yet cunning and plotting
adventurer. Thomas Blondin and Wil
liam Harris were likewise excellently
cast, and Dane Hamlin made a pro
nounced success of the role of the
slow-witted porter; For all the other
roles the selections of the cast were
NORWICH ROUND TABLE
Screen-Wagon Service far Mails.
In the proposal for bids for the next
four years, from July'l, 113. to 1917,
far the performance of the regulation
screen-wagon mail servics in this city
it is mentioned that this Is to include
the parcels post mail. This is for the
Nauqatuck. Connecticut day was service which carries the mall to and
observed by the Women's Study club j from the trains and postoffice, and has
at tbeir meeting Tuesday afternoon I been handled by M, B. Ring ' the
in the public library, past.
Mrs. H. J. Wyckoff Hostess for Fourth
Meeting of the Season.
The Norwich Round Table, with Mrs.
Herbert J. Wyckoff aa hostess, met on
Tuesday evening at her home on
Church street, having a large attend
ance and sn , tmusuUy interesting
meeting, which was the fourth of the
present season. The programme was
upon Sooth America, which is the
topic for tho season. .
The roll call was answered by an
anecdote of travel In Sooth America,
and there was a paper upon tho A ma
son Valley by Miss Amanda Fisher,
and another upon The Production of
Rubber by John .E- Fanning. Both
papers furnished material for lartrue
tivs discussion upon ths topics treat
ed. Bellstttful niano solos were ren
dertd by Miss Susie C Whittlesey. Fw
Incidents In Society.
Mn Pns-er TeD. French of Montreal,
Canada, Miss Esther M. Starr of De
catur, 111, Malcolm D. Skyes of Min
neapolis, Minn., jvern r. ronarat i
New York city and Lowell R. Stark
of Ann Arbor, Mich, are guests ot Dr.
and Mrs. Clinton E. Stark of Slater
Harry O. Hoyt of Minneapolis.
whose marriage with Miss Florence
Stark of Slater avenue taxes piacs
today, gave a dinner or is covers at
the Wauregan hotel Tuesday evening
for the bridal party, chaperoned by
Dr. and Mrs. Stark. Pink chrysanthe
mums mad tne enecuve uoi aeco
rations. The bride's health was drunk
and gifts from the brld and groom
elect were presented to their attendants.
J N Joinhw heartily with
our many customer
In tho observance of this
Thanksgiving Day, . w
wish to than them for
the patronage with
which they hare favor
ed us and to express oar
sincere bops that the,
greatest measnrs of
prosperity will bo theirs
in the twelve months to
(el -1 t , a! I I
THE BANK OF
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To Whom It May Conesrai 1KB.
Vara, bar this day sold to TV sod or
Sehults my interest In the Public Fish
Market. All bills against the business
have been assumed by Mr. Sohulu.
evlld H. S TARS.