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NORWICH BULLETIN, SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 1916
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Norwich. Saturday, March 11, 1916.
Ilk Circulation of
The Bulletin
The Bulletin has the largest
circulation of any paper In Eastern
Connecticut and from three to four
times larger than that of any in
Norwich. It is delivered to over
3,000 of the 4,053 houses In Nor
wich and read by ninety-three per
cent, of the people. In Windham
It is delivered to over 900 houses,
in Putnam and Danielson to over
1.100, and in all of these places It
is considered the local daily.
Eastern Connecticut has forty
nine towns, one hundred and sixty
five postoffice districts, and sixty
rural free delivery routes.
-The Bulletin is sold in every
town and on all of he R. F. D.
routes in Eastern Connecticut.
CIRCULATION
1901, average - 4,412 j
1B05. average 5,920
i
era of coate luwKht lata tha country
by sutJa a. method t escape th duty
wtrloh Is Intended tor all.
The case centered around the im
portation of 1 case of dental in
struments, there Meg a aimsronca
between the invoices which ware
mailed with the good and the etate-
ment which waa sent to the Importer.
While this appeared to be a plain attempt-
to evade the provisions of the
law. It was -the contention or me im
porter that the law applied only to
goods which went through the custom
house and he waa unwilling' to see It
any other way until It had been tried
out before the courts.
The facts in the case show that It
was an attempt to evade the law, and
this was only a bluff when It waa
carried into the courts, for In such
cases where the attempt to bring
goods Into the court falsely valued
the law provides for forfeiture. There
are many attempts made to Circum
vent the law, and not a few of them
succeed, but they are scarce Indeed
where the pretext Is so slight as it
waa In this lnstanoe.
Do not regret that you were not
born a genius? Just remember It Is a
debatable question -whether geniuses
are ever born. What gives rise to
genius is faith In one's self and the
attention to small details which help
one to do all things well. Where one
Juvenile prodigy makes good the prom
ise of his Drecocity there are a thous
and who are never heard of after they
enter the lists of practical lire. These
few last because they become con
scious that skill In no direction Is a
gift but an attainment. They did not
attempt to rest upon their Juvenile
laurels, but kept on striving for fuller
development. "Keep a-going!" Is the
slogan of genius. Genius never suc
ceeds by relying on dreams. Genius la
represented by extraordinary capacity
and extraordinary acquirements. Gen
ius never sits in the stern ox a coat
whistling up the wind, but it creates
the mechanical energy that makes
boat go 36 miles an hour regardless of
the wind.
March 4.
9,0161
g TIME TO END VILLA.
Si, Carranza asks that this country be
1" patient under the latest outrage that
has been perpetrated by Villa and his
7", band of outlaws. He may be justified
In making such an appeal by the past
attitude of this government, but if
" he seriously expected that this coun
' try would agree to continue watchful
waiting under such conditions as have
i been revealed at Columbus, N. AT., he
will have a chance to realize that he
5 has made a wrong- guess.
There have been enough instances
where the lives of American citizens
,. in Mexico have been taken with im
punity. Carranza has not even been
able to put a check upon such slaugh
ter, but in this case the action took
: place upon American soil. It was car-
ried out according to well laid plans
- and there can be no mistaking the
duty of this country under the cir-
' cumstaaices. Whether Carranza is
willing or not, this country can no
., longer remain passive. It knows the
. disposition and determination of Vil
la, and there is no other course
which can be taken and support the
i honor of this country than to put an
j , end, to Villa and his crowd. If Car
; ranza will but realize it, it is a step
- which should get his hearty approval.
Villa is a detriment both to ilexico
and this country as long as he re
mains at liberty.
; - Though it is declared that the order
t Issued by the president to General
. Fnnston to proceed into Mexico with
, ,,15,000 troops for. the purpose of running
down and caipturing Villa and his
band, is not armed intervention, it is
Just, the move which the situation de
mands, and there should be no turn-
' ing f back until the object for which
they have set out is accomplished.
Had such an attitude been manifested
: long ago the murdering of defenseless
i Americans would have been prevented.
VERMONT'S LOCAL OPTION.
In spite of the prohibition wave
which has been sweeping over the
country, Vermont has acted upon that
question in accordance with Judgment
based uipon its own experiences. The
Green Mountain state has tried pro
hibition and It has also had local op
tion and from the fact that the ma
jority has declared In favor of the
latter it Is to be presumed that it has
given the more satisfactory results.
There can be no other conclusion from
the expression of the voters.
Since 1903 Vermont has been under
local option laws and it doesn't want
to go back to the days of prohibition,
For a half century that state was one
of the rankest prohibition states but
conditions had become such that there
was a loud clamor for a change. The
reason for this was that under pro
hibition there were over 800 federal
licenses for .the sale of intoxicants in
that state. It was possible to get li
quor even though the state had de
clared against it, and the state was
losing the benetlt of the revenue
which under license would have been
received from it- Where there were
alleged to have been 110 towns with
sfvloons under prohibition there were
last year under local option saloons in
but 14 towns.
Thus apparently the intentions of
the people of Vermont were being
constantly defeated under statewide
prohibition and there seems to be
good reason for believing that this
entered prominently into the cam
paign which has been waged in that
state, and the result is that Vermont
has decided to get the liquor question
under such control that it will best
satisfy the people and correspond
with their wishes. Where prohibition
has proved a failure with them, local
option apparently meets with favor.
THE MAN WHO TALKS
SEALING AND WHALING VENTURES
(Written Specially for The Bulletin.)
At a period when seallna- and whal
ing were bringing large returns. In
many instances, it waa natural that
the enterprising men of Norwich
should risk their talent, capital and
experience In such lines of commerce.
That many of the experiments ana
ventures proved unsuccessful, does not
detract from the enterprise of those
who risked them.
Pacific Ocean, In April, 1801: but
afterwards, on the coast of Chill, she
became Involved In difficulties with
the Spanish authorities, and from
these troubles she waa never extricated.
The Mara, sent out by the same
courageous company, and commended
by another Capt. Swain, met witn a
similar fata
What do you suppose the goodness
is worth that Is self-conscious and
Just sits down and admires itself and
dreams? There is lots of this inert
goodness this conceit of the imagina
tion which is a deceiver of fools.
There is nothing in Scripture that ad
monishes us to be self-conscious of
how good we are! Nothing whatever
depends upon that. How good others
think you be has a more direct bear
ing. What practically represents
goodness? Clean thought and kindly
and merciful action. Acceptance of.
the truth helps If you are capable of
recognizing the truth when you hear
it. Profession and pretence always
need visible support if they are the
real thing, not of hypocrisy. If the
soul ever said anything flatter to it
self than "I am good," it would be
well to get it into print. I find it be
yond me to imagine anything more
inane. If you are good you are sure
to be good for something more than
repeating precepts and singing songs
to delight your soul.
What are you going to do with that
feeling of resentment you are carry
ing round with you? It makes you
feel mighty uncomfortable every time
it can attract your attention, doesn t
it? Do you ever stop to think it is
not stinging the other party It Just
stings you. It never stirs up in your
mind a good resolution, but Just
prompts you to do something mean
All your chronic spirit of resentment
can possobly do is to demean you. Re
sentment only has a few words in its
vocabulary, and they are retaliation.
spite, hate, revenue. Its pet phrase
is: "I'll get even with him!" A spirit
of forgiveness has the same effect up
on resentment tnat the sun has upon
a thin fog it disperses it. What's the
use of nourishing a pain when it
doesn't tax one half as much to be
free. Resentment Is not a good bed-fel
low. It just cheats one out of good
nature and robs one of sleep. It ought
to Be an unwelcome guest, w ny- do
you not refuse to keep such bad com
pany ?
As earlv aa 1799l a company was
formed in Norwich for prosecuting the
sealing and whaling business.
rne company fitted out the snip u
annah, giving the command to Capt.
James Munsell, an ambitious young
navigator who had made several suc
cessful vovaares to the West Indies.
The Kiisannah sailed Oct. loth. " going
out of the harbor under convoy or tne
U. S. ship Connecticut. She spent the
following summer sealing upon the
coast of Pataeronia. but being at last
driven to sea. bv heiw rales, she went
in the river La Plata, thence to Rio
Janeiro, where CaDt. Munseu oiea
from small dox.
Later, the ship was wrecked on the
coast of Brazil, vessel and cargo be
ing lost. Charles Fitch was the super
cargo; and he and many of the crew
finally returned to their homes In
Norwich.
It la one of the traaio incidents In
the history of the town of Norwich,
that these vessels, all nearly new, well
fitted, and with offlcere and crews
selected with care, after clearing at
the custom-house down the Thames,
never again appear on the records.
There are evidences that some of the
seamen returned, working from one
port to another In various ways, out
enduring the most trying hardships
before they reached home.
At about the same time the enter
prising citizens of Norwich were
moved to form the sealing and whaling
company, an attempt waa also made
to establish direct Intercourse with
the East Indies.
The same company fitted out the
schooner Oneco, which sailed only a
week after the Susannah. The rec
ords show that she wintered at the
Falkland Island, took 5,000 skins on
tne coast of Patagonia, ran up me
border of Chili to Valparaiso, for sup
plies, but was there seized ana con
nscated by the Spanish authorities.
I ME GERMAN FLEET'S SALLY.
- Just what was intended by the send-.
Ing out into the North Sea of that
German lieet, estimated to number
Trom 25 to 50 of the best of the kai
ser's vessels, has not been made
plain. So far as known nothing- was
accomplished, except that it was in
tended to show contempt for the
manner in which the British are
maintaining- their patrol, and even
then it appears to have been devoid
of results.
From such a sally something must
have been expected. The move indi
cated that a naval engagement might
be anticipated in that region, sooner
or later, but it is evident that noth
ing of the kind could have been seri
ously sought else it would have been
.possible to have been accommodated
,had the search been carried on in
the . fight direction.
-fCnless something has been sup-
Dressed it has simply given those
tooped up ships, and others which
nay have been added to the fleet in
the past IS months, a chance to lim
. er. up, and at the same time, if the
Reports which are coming from Ger
many are correct, it was a demon
stration which could be used to ap
'pease the clamor of the people for
"lctlon, for thus far, recognizing the
Wrength of the enemy, it has been
Considered the wisest course to hold
the navy in reserve and the greater
part of it has had a decidedly easy
time.
It Is entirely possible that it was
Intended for a reconnoitering cruise
and one explanation has maintained
that It was used for the purpose of
giving protection to other sea raiders
which were going out to resume the
work which the Moewe had so sue
cessfully carried on, but as yet there
has' been no evidence to support it. It
has been insisted that a big naval en
gagement was due in the North sea
soon,- and that that dash was intended
as the challenge, but if that is so
. the challenge will have to be repeated,
PROOF FOR THE SEEKING.
Secretary McAdoo is constantly urg
ing the passage of the bill which
would put the government Into the
shipping business. He is as insistent
upon its passage before this congress
as he was before the last, without
apparently looking to any other way
of relieving the shortage of ships for
handling the foreign commerce of this
country.
xi secretary mcaqoo will spend a
few days," says the Philadelphia
Ledger, "upon the Delaware he will
witness the best possible argument
against nis plan for paternal ship
yards. He will observe on the ways
in the yards at Philadelphia, Camden,
Chester and Wilmington sixty-five
vessels in course of construction. They
constitute more than a sixth of the
371 ships now building In all the yards
vi. cut? uiii.Tu out-ies. j.nis great
number of new ships Is the only proof
needed that private yards are able to
turn out an immense merchant ma
rine in addition to all the warships
which our government requires. All
they want and all they need is to be
let alone. Moreover, Secretary Mc
Adoo ought to know by this time that
whatever the federal government does
it does at great expense. It is the
most wasteful institution on our con
uneni. xo private corporation can
suffer the constant leakage from its
treasury that the United States suf
fers and remain out of bankrurotev.'
mis evidence that capital is re
sponding to the demands ought not
to be overlooked. There ought to be
no competition with it upon the part
of the government but instead some
well directed legislation which would
serve to remove some of the obstacles
which it is forced to overcome would
be decidedly beneficial.
The same company purchased the
shin Miantonomo. fitting her for wnai
ing. She sailed Sept. 5th. 1880, witn
Valentine Swain. Jr. as commander,
planning a whaling cruise upon the
north-west coast of North America,
and' circum-navigating the globe on
the voyage home.
The Miantonomo was at SL Mary's,
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Do you realize that a doctor to be
successful should not only know when
not to give a patient drugs, but when
not to laugh at him and when to
laugh with him. He must recognize
the force of suggestion and the elation
of spirits which result from a laugh
of the right character. There are too
many fool doctors as well as too many
foo-1 editors and fool lawyers. The
world is full of misfits, and when you
have a misfit and a hypochondriac up
against one another you have a pair
which beats any pair in any other
known game. It has been pointed out
that the doctor who laughs at his pa
tient before he has his confidence has
usually lost his case. The doctor who
laughs with his patient over the fears
he has dispelled laughs to win; and
the doctor who never laughs until the
estate is settled is usually a quack.
The doctors know that an every-day
stomach trouble may have a score of
complications that are serious which
the stomach does not cause, while the
patient blames him for not speedily
remedying such a slight irregularity.
He hasn't a soft snap.
lish sparrow a bird worth counting for
not one was returned. They saw zoi
starlings, 1881 crows. 386 tree spar
rows, 66 goldfinches and 52 song spar
rows. At this average rate there must
have been in the state on that day
80,815 birds subsisting on land and
water. It is not probable there are
more starlings than crows although
these ten towns showed an excess of
198 starlings. The starlings, like the
English sparrow and meadow lark,
were reported. In half a century
the English sparrow has spread all
over the United States and to the
sub-arctic regions of Canada, and in a
quarter of a century the starlings have
spread from TXew York city south as
far as Delaware, west through Penn
sylvania, north to Montpelier, Vt., and
east to the Atlantic coast. The win
ter birds of New England must ag
gregate three-fourths of a million.
The ahlo Paoific. Salomon Inora
ham. was sent out for the purpose of
purehasing roods at Calcutta. She
cleared May 14. Tor Madeira and
market", and merely touching at Ma
deira, reached Calcutta in 200 days.
She took out no cargo.
In her wonderful History of Nor
wich, Miss Caulklns tells us that the
East India trade In those early times
differed materlaly from that of a later
date. The homeward cargo, constat
ing chiefly of cotton goods, was paid
for In current money. Spanish dol
lars were, therefore, carried out as the
medioum of exchange. Since that
period, bales of cotton and bills on
London were used; and the cargoes
would consist of saltpetre, indigo.
various gums, dyes. etc.
Capt. Ingraham sailed from Cal
cutta on the homeward voyage, March
14. 1799 Just about one hundred and
seventeen years ago. A few days out,
even before leaving Bengal Bay, he
was taken by a French privateer, a
prize crew sent on board and the ves
sel ordered to the Isle of France.
But this was not all! Before reach
ing the island, a British man-of-war
discovered the ship, pursuing the
French commander so closely that he
ran the Pacific ashore, managing to
escape with his crew. The British
took the cargo for their prey and the
iNorwich ealp was burned, then and
there!
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HE DID AND HE DIDN'T
Two-Reel Keystone Featuring
Mabel Normand and Fatty
Sunday Morning Talk
WATERED GARDENS.
Robbins was studying a new seed
catalog as I entered after his usual
habit, about this time of the year. The
man never ceases expecting that.
somehow, those gorgeous, pictured
fruits and vegetables are going to be
found in his own backyard by mid
July. He usually orders something
less than 57 varieties of seeds and
plants them with elaborate care. The
garden never yet has quite come up
to expectations, but Robbins, I imag
ine, hardly ever expects that It will.
At any rate, hopes bring him happi
ness and exercise brings him health,
and what better fruits of a garden are
there than these?
EDITORIAL NOTES.
Those who like to travel around In
sposh have every reason to be thank
ful that they are not at Palm beach.
Now that Lent Is here, there Is an
admirable opportunity for reviving
those forgotten first of the year res
olutions.
Be open to sunshine and do not be
too .sensitive to incidental remarks
even lr you recognize that they are a
little tar;. It is not so unusual for a
crabbed remark at the breakfast table
to destroy the peace of the family for
the whole day. Why should it? A
nettling remark cannot sting you if
you won't let it. Why give it any dis
rupting power at all? A caustic re
mark burns the one who made it worse
if the one who it was made to declines
to let it sink into his mind and doesn't
appear to be conscious of its burden
or intent. The amiability which goes
down before a bit of hot-air is not on
good foundation. It is better to
smile at a fool than to go insane be
cause his presence is obnoxious. The
partner who throws an . egg at his
wife's head at the breakfast table be
cause it is not cooked to suit him has
hard time trying to tell the Lord
what a miserable fool he is at the time
for prayer. Half the fusses In this
world are the result of senseless ac
tion. Temper-tossed phrases are best
forgotten.
Roosevelt says "I am not a candi
date" which sounds suspiciously like
some promises that were made In
years gone by.
While no one has thought of start
ing his spring plowing, nature Is fur
nishing a liberal supply of the poor
man s fertilizer.
The man on the corner says: A real
prophet la the man who can tell from
the size of the ash pile how far away
spring really is.
Some of the democratic congress
men are announcing that they will not
seek a renbmlnatlon. Possibly they
have received an IrtMIng from home,
The growing use of white shoe
strings ought to be welcome news to
the laundry man, but It Is more likely
to affect the manufacturer.
! DUTY ON PARCEL POST GOODS
i -Though It will seem peculiar that
( anyone should suppose that there
would be a difference In the amount
f of -duty to be paid upon imported
!' goods, whether they are received in
the ordinary channels of trade or
.brought into the country by parcel
post, yet that is one of the things
which It has been necessary to take
to the courts.
Tn -fhe United States court of ap
peals" at Philadelphia a decision has
uet been handed down, which held
that goods imported by parcel post
; and undervalued must be treated in
lust,' the same way as other goods
" which are undervalued. There Is no
"preferential rate for parcel post and
It does not -permit shippers or-recelv-
In offering no opposition to the pur
suit of Villa by United States troops
Carranza reaches a wise decision. For
once he has chained up his stubborn
ness.
Germany proves that It has not suf
fered great losses at Verdun by the
few graves that can be seen. Possi
bly the bloodstained snow would tell
a different story.
There are too many pacifists who
are unable to discuss preparedness
without ending; up with the promise
to punch the head off of the chap who
handles the other end ef the argument.
From the quantity of enow which
has fallen many conclude that March
cannot have much more tn store, but
lots of people never feel safe until the
anniversary of the big blizzard,' which
occurs 'tomorrow, 1b 'past.
It requires more than ordinarv
judgement to know how much to con
fide even in a life partner. There are
great manv thines it is better to
let those close to us find out rather
than to tell them. For instance, a
western woman who was engaged to
do married Had not told her to-be-husband
that she had false teeth. It
worried her so that she wrote to the
Question and Answer" deDartment of
ner iavowte newspaper, to lnauire
whether it was best to tell her future
husband she wore false teeth before or
after she was married. The level
headed editor replied: "Qet married
and keep your mouth shut!" What
business is it really to the other party
whether we have natural teeth or store
teeth? The store teeth are most use-
xui ana least painiul, ana can be so
convenitenly cleaned. What little
tilings weigh heavilv nnon some
minds! It isn t necessary to srive our
selves away completely in wedlock, for
x is mucn more interesting to the
other party to find us out for himself.
What a habit verboa tv al We are
all more or less guilty of wasting
words. Some people have a habit of
saying at the conclusion of their re
marks: "You know what I mean," and
you do not reply: "Certainly! Cer
tainly!" for then you do not know
exactly what they do mean, any jnore
wmu juu iiiiuw w iitx l a. jvencucKian
means when he says a place is dis
tant "a yel and a cousrh". or a Loulsi-
anian assures you the place you are
umuiring ior is "a rignt smart dis
tance" when you start, and you find
It Is a "right smart distance" after
you have walked for half a dav. What
ao you suppose we do mean by all the
superfluities and Inanities that get Into
speech? It certainly means neglect of
the art of clear conversation, and is no
improvement upon the 'You. bet you!
of the vernaculist. Sometimes, of
course, It Is prudent for the hearer to
infer what we mean rather than play
the role of a laconic artist. It should
be a rule though to say what you
mean unless you mean to disclose your
own meanness. Then it paye to have
a care.
The average eitizen has no idea, of
tae number of winter birds in Connec
ticut. Ten bird-men walking out on
jec stroi, 116, saw 4,874 birds. Ap
parehtljnthey do-notcpnsider.the Eng
But this was not the end of Caot.
Ingraham'a adventures. With John
Hamilton, supercargo of the Pacific,
and several other Americans who had
been" taken and carried to Mauritius,
he left the island in a cartel for Boe
ton to be exchanged. On nearing the
coast, the vessel encountered a violent
gale, and was wrecked upon Cape
Cod. r ortunately no lives were lost
and Capt. Ingraham arrived in Nor
wich Dec. 24th. 179fl, Just in time for
a nappy Christmas with his home
frlenda.
He was no aultter. either! For we
find him in 1800 advertising Chinese
and India goods Madras long cloths.
Pekin and sinchew silks, bandannas
santafours, and Xansook muslins i
rived by the Nancy, another East In
dia ship in which he had an interest
He afterwards made two or more voy
ages to the East, in the ship Virginia-
sailing from New York. Brave young
navigator! The records of the town
show that he died at Madras, Aug.
lath. 180o, and at the early age of 39,
The longing for a patch of ground
and a few tools to scratch it with is
part of old mother Nature's bequest to
us all. Plenty who never have the
soil have the longing. A single pink
geranium blooming in a tomato can
shows what many a woman would do
if she only had opportunity. The
crowds who throng the parks in tulip
time and pause before the florists
windows betray the immemorial faun
ger.
When the Hebrew prophet wished
a suitable image of a beautiful life he
borrowed the imagery of flowers.
Their soul shall be as a watered
garden," he said. The minds and
hearts of the chosen people shall be
Ivid with color and fragrant witn
perfume. Could there be a phrase
more picturesque?
Some of us there are with no agri
cultural outlook whatever, who yet
have a chance with soul gardens. We
can grow flowers and fruits ot tne
mind, if none in rich, black soil. It
is a sort of farming that pays big div
idends. If forced to a choice, I, for
one, should prefer a beautiful soul to a
beautiful backyard.
The cultivator, whether of souls or
! soils, must plant something worth
while, for only weeds and brambles
come up uninvited. It is strange in
deed how seldom lovely vegetation
merely happens. There is a long rec
ord of hard work and careful planning
behind that spot where in succession,
lilacs and syrngas, and chrysanthe
mums, and all sorts of flowering
things paint the landscape with glow
ing color. Without patience, per
severance, hope, love of art and worK
nothing worth while grows.
A garden is not made
By saying, "Oh. how lovely!"
And sitting in the shade.
The famous Kew gardens In London
were started by George in., who did
some good things in his time, though
unDleasantlv remembered by ourselves.
For almost 150 years the floral spoils
of every land have been diligently
transplanted Into these acres and as
carefully nursed, tin tne piace is
paradise indeed.
Two of the sons of Thomas Hub
bard, then oroorietor of The Norwich
Courier, were for a considerable period
residents in the East Indies.
Thomas, the oldest son, went to Cal
cutta in the early part of 1800, and
waa employed as a printer, with Dr.
Hunter, who was the government
printer and director of the Hindo
stance press of that city.
After Thomas Hubbard's return, he
went into the commission business in
Richmond, Va., of the firm of Hub
bard & Lyman, but he continued hi:
correspondence with tha East, an
made in all four voyages to Calcutta
and two to Batavia. He died in the
latter place in 1817. and was only In
tne 3otn year or his age which was
some record for an enterprising young
man, even though he did not live in
what we are flattering ourselves is our
own hustling age!
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MONDAY, MARCH 13th
Matinee and Night
JOHN CORT Presents
"The Best Comic Opera In Years"
Chas. Darnton in the New York
World.
-iOTE; Positively the Greatest Plays1
and Best Performances Ever Presented
in Norwich.
NIGHT PRICES 10, 20, 30, 50 Cents
MONDAY
BOUGHT AND PAID FOR
10 months at the Playhouse, Na
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You
TUESDAY
BABY MINE
yell, you laugh, you scream
There's a laugh to fit
every face
THURSDAY
The Blindness of Virtue
Thouaanda of girla have been saved
by hearing and seeing thia
truly great play
FRIDAY
FINE FEATHERS
See the great sacrifices aomel
women will make just to
wear the feathers
WEDNESDAY
THE MISLEADING LADY
Shows one just how far a woman
can go when sne tnea to
mislead a man
MATINEES DAILY
PRICES 10c and 20c
SATURDAY
THE COUNTRY BOY
Shewing the temptation In
city, along tne great
White Way
big
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NOW OPEN
Book and Lyrics by Henry Blossom
Staged by Fred G. Latham
CAST AND CHORUS OF
SUPERIOR EXCELLENCE
AUGMENTED
HERBERT ORCHESTRA
PRICES
Mat. 25c to $1.50 Eve. 25c to S240
Seat Sale Friday
Cara to Norwich after performance
Friday
Saturday .
limiTAniTTH A A-e- A PARAMOUNT
aumiuiuuiu -nas-4 pictures
JOHNNY H0EY S JEANNETTE M0ZAR MERRY MAIDS
Presenting "Almost a Duke," Musical Comedy, 10 People
LEWIS & ALLEN
Dancers
I
MALCOLM
Comedy Juggler
BRINKMAN &TATUM
Singing and Talking
danielfromman Hazel j)awn jn fhc Hasqucradcrs
A Picturiiation of Henry Arthur Jones, International Famous Drama
Today - COLONIAL - Today
1 FkANcfs AFTER DARK vrets .
Dion Boucicaulfa Famous Drama '..
A MODEL WIFE with Lillian Walker Two Para
Matinee Today at 2.30 Sharp. All. Seats Se .
Another member of the Hubbard
family, Amos followed his brother
to Calcutta when but a youth, and ar
riving there Just as the latter left for
home, took the place vacated by him
in the printing office with Dr. Hunter.
When the island of Java was taken by
the British In 1811, the government
press was moved to Batavia. by order
of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, the
English Lieutenant-Governor. Mr.
Hubbard went with It; and Dr. Hun
ter dying shortly afterward, the man
agement of the press devolved upon
the Norwich boy.
He made good and continued to
print the Java Government Gazette
until the Island was restored to the
Dutch, nearly five years afterwards.
Amos Hubbard returned to this
country in 1817, in the ship America,
which had been chartered in New
York by his order and was furnished
by him with its cargo.
The town records show that the ad
venturous Capt. Ingraham married, in
1798. Elizabeth, daughter of Andrew
Perkins. His house in Norwich was
on the Plain. He left no children. His
widow eventually married again, be
ing the second wife of another sea
captain, John I.- BoswelL
THE DICTAGRAPH.
A garden to do well must be a
"watered garden." In the sun-baked
and arid East they know what that
means. Well do they call water tne
gift of God." which things are a
parable. Some gift from above must
continually refresh souls that are not
to wither and die. Age is bound to
set more wrinkles on the spirit than
on ie face, if life Is not laid open to
God's sun and rain and dew. Let the
sonnet of lArchbi-shop TTencn point
our moral:
A garden so well watered -before morn
Is hotly up, that not the swart sun'e
blaze,
Down beating with unmitigated rays.
Shall quite prevail to make it bare and
shorn
Of its green beauty.
A blessing such as this our hearts
mltrfrt re&D.
The freshness of the garden they
mlK-ht share
Through the "long day a heavenly
freshness keen
If, knowing how the day and the day's
glare
Mtmt -beat upon them, we would large
lv eteeD
And water them betimes with dews of
prayer.
THE PARSON.
Physician to see that it is guaranteed
life," declared Dr. Charles Zueblin of
liustcn today in a lecture at the library
under the auspices of the Milwaukee
Maternity hospital.
"The mother may have as many pri
vate physicians and as many other
people as are within the command of
her pocketbook, but the government
will guarantee a decent entrance into
the world. That is a perfectly legiti
mate requisite on the basis of the
scientific knowledge we have. Does
that seem Utopian?
"We already Impose penalties for
failure to report a death. Surely it is
more of a crime not to get children
Into the world properly. Once in the
world, the child is the offspring of the
nation as well as of the mother and
father. As we inspect the children
coming from Europe, we must inspect
those coming from nowhere."
No doubt this is highly scientific, and
if we read between the lines would
seem to indicate that a new serum has
been discovered. Perhaps the result
of a combination of Boston culture and
Milwaukee beer! Be that as It may.
however, it is interesting to note the
easy way this scientist disposes of the
family physician. He seems to be rele
gated to the kitchen to entertain the
eervants or assigned to duty wheeling
the baby carriage of former arrivals.
At all events, it will be wise to have
him within call.
A. W. DAVIS.
Norwich, March 10. 1916- 0
est questions before the legislators
today: it means the political liberty
of one-half the human race. Hun
dreds of thousands of women in this
State are making for it unprecedented
sacrifices. Its advocates ask that- It
should be judged fairly on Its prin
ciples. Its opponents seek to preju
dice It by dishonest personal auacK
and clever misrepresentation or tne
character of its leaders.
I sincerely trust that the present
effort of the opposition will not ob
scure for you the real Issue, and that
you will Judge the question only on Us
merits.
A SUFFRAGIST
Norwich. March 10, 1916.
OTHER VIEW POINTS
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Facta That Are Facts.
Mr. Editor: During the past few days
we have read in the local press facte
and figures regarding the ooet of elec
tricity which the writer beneves are
absolutely correct. Such - being the
case, we are told that we can buy all
the electricity the city wants at an
average price of .0117 1-8 cents per
KW hour.
We are also told by an expert on the
coet of what electricity the city haa
made In the past that after an experi
ence of nearly eleven fears that the
city cannot make electricity ior lees
than .0319 cents per KW hour.
from these figures we are shown
that It haa cost the city about .003
cents more tor every KW hour of elec
tricity made than It could be bought
for.
In the face of these facts and figures.
how can the board of commissioners
vote to continue to make electricity?
If the city continues to make elec
tricity the oommisslonera tell ua they
will need about $100,000 for permanent
improvements, and that they have al
ready voted to ask the common coun
cil for $24,000 at once aa a atarter for
the proposed Increased facilities.
Why manufacture electricity when
you can tuy It cheaper?
A LARGE CONSUMER.
(Norwich. March 10. 1916.
Disposing ef the Family Physician.
Mr. Editor: The following from the
columns of the New York World of
"March 6. under a Milwaukee dateline.
la interesting, to aay the least:
"The day la coming when we shall
want to use the scientific knowledge
we are acquiring, ao that every child
coming Into the world will have at
birth the presence of., a- government
Mrs. Whitehouse's Statement.
Mr. Editor: In lew of the fact that
the poem referred to in the following
letter has been circulated among anti
Fuffragists in Norwich, It seems ad
visable to call attention to what Mrs.
Whitehouse has to say on the sub
ject. Mrs. Norman de R. Whitehouse,
chairman of the Woman Suffrage
Party of the State of New York, has
sent out the following letter to all
members of the New York Legislature:
I am told that the anti-suffragists
have been circulating among the leg
islators distorted reports of support
I had once given to a magazine; they
cite In connection with my action
shocking and sacrilegious poem re
cently published by the same maga
zlne. The inference suggested Is that
I uphold or have upheld the poem.
am told, and it cannot fall to be true,
that these dishonest tactics are arous
ing prejudice and causing damage to
the cause of suffrage. For that reason
I lay before you the following facts:
In November. 1915, I among others,
signed a request for funds for the
magazine, which had always sup
ported woman suffrage, and whose
editors, artists and contributors work
for it without pay. Two months
later, in January, 1916, the poem In
question was published. I had never
aeen or heard of the poem, nor had
I heard of any of the circumstances
of its publication until the anti-suf-raglsts
began this attack upon me.
Woman suffrage Is one of the great-
Admiral Charles J. Badger has said
before the house naval board that the
nation needs two fleets; one for the
Atlantic and the other for the Pacific.
He holds that the landslides In the
canal make that waterway undepend-
able and that It cannot be ngurea in
the naval values at the present time.
The reasons for the dual fleet are not
different from what they were at the
time of the Japanese menace they
are framed about the possibility of at
tack upon the country upon botn aiaea
wviv th naval eeneral board enter
tains apprehensions of this nature la
matter for the house naval committee
in o-rfoiitlve session. iJut n is noi
difficult to surmise how a situation
may arise on account of the moves be
ing now made In the great war game
abroad. The nation thus needs a vast
fleet to cover Its coasts. Torrington
Register.
From Philadelphia cornea the Infor
mation that "pea", coal la to disappear
from the market, to be replaced by a
mixture of pea and nut. called range
coal. At first sight It looks like a
mighty clever scheme for bringing
pea coal into the commercial sizes
family, and getting the commercial
price for it Let us nope tnat suspi
cion Is unfounded New Haven Reg
ister.
The unlovely business of damping
dirty snow on the city's historic Green
was resumed yesterday morning, the
offensive drive coming from the direc
tion of College street, but not reaching
far to th east. We had supposed that
the Idea was to spare the residents of
New Haven that experience. Must a
white winter and a black central
Green be synonymous tn New Haven?
New Haven Journal-Courier.
One of those gentlemen who delight
in managing the affairs of other people
for them has recided that the Nobel
peace prize ought to go to William
Jennings Bryan this year, because ot
his attempt to stop the export of mu
nitions of war from this country. It
will surprise no one to learn that the -gentleman
who makes the suggestion
bears a German name. He Is. in fact,
member of the Austrian parliament.
More particularly, he declares that If
Mr. Bryan had succeeded In his ef
forts the war would have been ended
by this time. Waterbury American.
Indigestion May Be
Due to Constipation
War A Year Ago Today
March 11, 1915.
British captured Neuve Chapelle
sr three days of severe fighting.
Bombardment and mine sweep
ing in Dardanelles continued.
Panic in Constantinople, many
foreigners fleeing.
Million men battling In North
Poland on SO mile front.
Neglect of Important Function
May Seriously Impair
The Health
There are many people who believe
they suffer from Indigestion when
their discomfort really la due to a
constipated condition.
Ttlont with its attendant mental de
pression, sick-headache, the belching
of sour stomach gases, etc are fre
quently due to inaction of the bowels.
Holtova tha mnsrestion ana uie trou
ble usually disappears. The use cf
cathartics and purgatives should be
avoided, however; these shock the
system unnecessarily and. at best.
their effect la but temporary. A mua
laxative is far preferable.
The compound of simple laxative
herbs known as Dr. Caldwell's Syrup
Pepsin and sold In drug stores icr
fifty cents a bottle. Is highly recom
mended. Mr. Benj. Bassin, 360 Madi
son St.. Gary. Ind.. thinks Dr. Cald
well's Syrup Pepsin a wonderrui mea
lclne; for four years he had a severe
case of Indigestion and constipation
before trving Dr. Caldwell's Syrup
Pepsin, which he Is glad to recom
mend to all who suffer with stomach
and bowel trouble.
Children Cry
FOR FLETCHER'S
C A.SXO R I A
)
bENJ. BASSIN
A bottle of Dr. Caldwell's Syrup
Pepsin ahould be in every home for
use when occasion arises. A trial
bottle, free of charge, can be obtained
by writing to Dr. VT. B. Caldwell. 4S4
Washington St, MontlceUo. I1L
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Bring Them In or Mail Them in Any Condition, Parta of Whole.
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