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MOOSUP
High School Seniors Give Varied and
Pleasing Program Dance of Jolly
Four Stars Win in Wauregan
Game.
An entertainment and social was
given in the town hall. Central Vil
lage, Friday evening, under the aus
pices of the Senior class of Plainfleld
Higs School, before a large audience
whose appreciation was avvidenced by
the generous applause.
The farce. Double Crossed, was pre
sented by the following, in a. most
pleasolng manner:
Irene Xightingale, Beatrice Lafrance,
Eunice Xovak, Lawrence Burby and
Roper Salisbury. A duet was finely
rendered by Helen Gallup and Augus
ta Krauss. The concluding portion of
the entertainment. Living Songs in
Living Pictures, was very tastefully
arrang-ed and given. The songs and
par's were as follows:
Helen Phillips as Alice Ben Bolt;
Arline Potvin as Raby Stuart; Miss
( nderdor.k as Mother Machree. The
song was beautifully sung by Miss Bea
trice Seguin.
Cecile Ouinette as Age of Innocense.
Miss Lafrance as the Rosary and sung
by Miss Seguin. Miss H. Burby
?s the Camp Fire Girl: Ruth Potvin at
Mammy's Little Coal Black Rose, sung
by Mi.s Sesruin. Eunice Cook as Oli
vine, Miss Willias as America, sung
by all. The entire performance won
many compliments for the work of all
who took part and for Miss Bartlett
who had charge of the coaching.
Dance Well Attended.
The dance given in Milner hall Sat
urday evening under he auspices o!
the Jolly Four, was a big success. Mu
sic was furnished by the Ideal Sing
ing orchestra of Webster. During the
short intermission ice cream and soda
was sold. A number of out of town
people attended this dance.
Defeated Wauregan.
The Moosup Stars base ball team
met the Wauregan nine on the 1atter"s
grounds Saturday afternoon. Waure
gan has a good team but failed to
linndle the heavy hitting made by the
Moosup boys. Because of the rainy
weather the umpire shortened the
game to six innings, the score being
16 to 5 in the Stars' favor.
Brevities.
Rev. W. C. Darby was in Boston on
Saturday.
Mrs. Pauline Chase and son. Ken
neth, were in Norwich Saturday.
John Sullivan was a Danielson call
er Saturday afternoon.
Miss Xettie Hall remains critical
ill at her home on the Moosup Lake
road.
Teacher and Sunday School Class
Hang May Basket at Methodist Par
sonageRev. J. B. Lee, D. D to Ad
dress Men's Club Birthday Surprise
Party.
Rev. and Mrs. Arthur IT. Withee
were given a surprise Friday evening
by the members of Mrs. Jabez Brooks'
Sunday School class, which is compos
ed of young ladies. Finding a large
May basket. Mr. Withee put up a
chase after the party. The teacher
and class were invited into the parson
age. Games were played. The young
ladies had brought refreshments which
were served. In the May basket were
fruit, flowers and gifts for Mr. and
Mrs. Withee and their infant daughter,
Ida. The pastor and his wife were
pleased not only with the gift, but al
so with the frlendlinness shown them
during the short time they have been
in Mystic.
Will Address Men's Club.
Rev. A. F. Earnshaw has secured for
the speaker at the annual banquet of
the Men's club. Rev. J. Bevereridge Lee,
D. D., the new pastor of the Second
Congregational church. New London,
whose subject will be. How Germany's
NORWICH. CONN.
8 P. M.
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WESTERLY READY FOR DRAFT
Town's Quota Under Probable Conditions State to Change
Auto Registration Plates Annually High School Loses
to Peace Dale, 7 to 8 John Geary Drowned at Stonington.
Under the provisions of the selective
draft act approximately 59,599 men
residents of Rhode Island, between the
ages of 21 to 30, inclusive, will enroll
in accordance with the act. In order
to simplify the task of the men who
are to have charge of the actual en
rollment Governor Beeckman will pro
claim a school holiday on the day
when the - young men must register,
and the schoolhouses will be used as
centres for the work. A large .per
centage of thoso who are enrolled will
not be subject to the draft on account
of the exemptions for married men,
those with dependent families or en
gaged in occupations vital to the sus
tenance or military efficiency of the
army and navy.
The details for filling the state's quo
ta has not Jeeh worked out, but it is
quite probable that each city and town
will be called upon for a number equi
valent to the percentage that the pop
ulation bears to the population of the
state, and that Rhode Island's quota
will be from 3,000 to 5,000 men. In or
der to obtain the percentage the pop
ulation of the city or town is divided
by the total population of the state
which was 595.986 in 1915. -With the
percentage fixed It is a comparatively
simple matter to figure out the num
ber of men from each city or town for
any definite quota- Thus, if 3,000 men
are called for multiply the percentage
by 30 (one per cent, of the total quo
ta) to find the number of men to be
drafted. If 5,000 men are called mul
tiply by 50.
Under this plan Westerly with a
population of 10,175, would have an
enrollment of 1018, and under a 3,000
quota would furnish 51 men, and un
der a 5,000 call S5 men. Hopkinton's
call would be 12 and 21. Charlestown
4 and 7, Narragansett 7 and 12, North
Kingstown 20 and 33, Richmond 7 and
12, South Kingstown 27 and 46. The
quota of Providence would be 1250 and
20S9, Pawtucket 276 and 461, Newport
152 and 264, Central Falls US and 197,
Cranston 135 and 225, Wonnsocket 200
and 334, West Greenwich 3 and 4. and
so on throughout the state on the same
basis.
After many years Rhode Island is to
fall into line and have changed au
tomobile registration plates annually
and along the progressive lins, the
plates bearing the year numerals.
Heretofore the plates bore the regis
tration number and the initials R. I.
and were of the same type year in
and out. These new plates will be re
quired on and after January 1, 1918.
They will be made of open hearth steel
and coated with elastic ?ieycle ena
mel thoroughly baked. The background
will be black with figures and letters
white.
The plates will be made in four
sizes, automobile, truck, dealers and
trailer being" 6x12, 6x10 and 6x8 inches,
depending upon the number of numer
als and letters to be carried. All mo
torcycles and motorcycle side-car
plates will be 4 1-2x8 inches.
The registration numerals and let
ters on the plates of 6 -inch height will
be 3 1-2 inches high and have a stroke
of one-half inch. The "R. I." and nu
merals in the year date will be 1 1-4
inches high and will have a stroke of
one-quarter inch.
The larger numerals and letters on
the motorcycle and the side-car .plates
will be 2 1-2 inches high and will have
a stroke of one-quarter inch. The "R.
I." and year numerals will 'be 1 inch
high with a one-eighth inch stroke.
The pleasure car plates will carry
only numerals to designate the regis
tration number. Trucks, as at pres
ent, will have the prefix "x" as now.
Each dealer will have numbers with
letter affixes for the drivers. The mo
torcycle plate will be distinguished by
a prefix "B" and the motorcycle side
cars will have the prefix "K."
The contract provides that tne sev
eral sizes of plates shall be furnished
at. the following .prices: 6x12 inches at
10 1-2 cents a plate; 6x10 inches at 10
cents a plate; 6x8 inches at 9 1-2 cents
a plate, and the 4 1-2x8 inches at 8.8
cents a plate. Miscelalneous plates,
that is, duplicates and extra plates,
will cost 50 cents each.
The first plates will be furnished to
motorists free, but all replacements
will be charged for at the rate of 50
cents .per plate.
Owing to the increase in the cost of
road construction, materials and labor,
the state board of public roads for
Rhode Island has rejected all bids for
reconstruction work, the price of such
work having increased $10,000 a mile
over last year. The board will main
tain the existing system of highways
in the best manner possible. General
repair work will be carried out dur
ing the working season. It is the
opinion of the board, that the roads
of bituminous macadam construction
and the best roads of waterbound ma
cadam construction will be preventel
from deterioration appreciably during
the year.
Orders have not been received as yet
by the Rhode Island physicans who
have received commission in the Unit
ed States Medical Reserve Conps to
report at the posts designated by the
war department two weeks ago. The
physicians awaiting orders are Drs.
John Champlin of Westerly, Ira Hart
Noyes, Harmon P. B. Jordan of Provi
dence, Peter L. Keough, Charles U.
Holt of Pawtucket and Charles S.
Christie of Riverpoint. It Is probable
that these physicians will not be or
dered into, service until the selective
draft is in operation, and it will be
several months before they are ordered
into actual service.
In a baseball game of eleven innings
the Westerly High school team was
defeated Saturday afternon at Peace
Soul Became Sodden, and the World's
Crisis.
Surprised by D. of H. Friends.
Mrs. Emma Zappe of Industrial place
was given a surprise party when about
twenty-five frien.ds of Myra Douglas
lodge, No. 19, D. of H., of Stonington,
visited her Friday night, the date be
ing her birthday. Games and danc
ing and refreshments were enjoyed.
Matters of Gossip.
Mrs. John M. McGugan of Philadel
phia has been at the Mystic Oral
school the past week.
Invitations are out for the celebra
tion of the third birthday of Mys
tic Rebekah lodge. No. 56, I. O. O. F.,
Friday evening. May 18. in Odd Fel
lows' hall.
Mrs. Hannah Clift is critically ill at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. George
A. Perkins.
Mr. and Mrs. George G. Jennings and
two sons, George and Charles, of Nor
wich, have been guests of Mrs. Jen
nings' sister, Mrs. Justin W. Denison.
Miss Lillian Miner of Providence
is the gue.t of her parents. Rev. and
Mrs. George H. Miner.
Mrs. Rice and daughter. Mrs. Rufus
Hall and Miss Blunt have returned to
New York, after a visit with Mr. and
Mrs. George Lewis.
Floyd Fuller has left for Manchester,
N.' H.. on a short visit.
Dale, by the team of the South Kings
ton High school, by a score of 8 to 7,
the winning run being made by Wright
on Tyler's hit to centre. The score:
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Oates.rf S 2
Decan.rf 12
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Tntala 41 I SI II T
Score by innlnga
(x) On out when winning run aoored.
Smith Klnsatown 0501t 1 9
WnterlT 01S1 t
Two baae bits. Hoyt, Bamea. Three baea
hit. L. Bayt- Horn run, Moore. SaeriS.ee bit.
Regan. Struck nut, by L. Host t; by Wilcox .
First baae on balls, off Wilcox I. Umpire. Mc
Ouinneas. - - - . . -
Local Laconics.
Mrs. Blandina Babcock, widow of
General John H., who died In HopkJn
ton, was buried Saturday afternoon at
2 o'clock in Stonington cemetery. The
service was conducted by Rev. F. R.
Sanford. s '
Rev. Clayton A. Burdiek conducted
the funeral service ef Amos L. Bur
dick at his home In High street Sat
urday afternoon. Burial was In Oak
Grove cemetery. The bearers were
Wiiliam Pashley, Daniel Blake, Tyler
Collins and Charles Larkin.
John Cleary, of New London, a
barge tender, was found drowned at
Pendleton wharf, Stonington,, Satur
day morning. He fell overboard while
attempting to board the barge Jack
Pot. He is survived, by his parents,
two brothers and two sisters.
Harry K. Cook, formerly of Westerly
has tendered his resignation as super
visor of recreation, in the city of New
port. He has been ordered to report
at the Reserve, officers' training camp,
at Plattsburgh. The board declined to
accept the resignation and granted
Mr. Cook a furlough, and to keep the
position open for him should he return
to Newport.
Four days after the federal con
scription registration, the work of tak
ing the military census off Rhode Is
land will be commenced. There will
be a house to house canvas by women
enumerators, under the direction of
the Rhode Island Branch of the Na
tional League of Woman's Service.
The committee appointed for Wash
ington county are: Mrs. Thomas Per
ry of Westerly, Mrs. Nathaniel R.
Greene of Narragansett: Mrs. Charles
Schlessinger of Chprlestown; Mrs.
William H. Adams of Richmond.
BALTIC
Birthday Surprise Party and Gift for
Lueien Delcour Large First Com
munion Class at St. Mary's Church
Methodist Church Observes Moth
ers' Day.
Henry Bellanger who underwent an
operation at the Backus hospital, Nor
wich, returns to business today (Mon
day) greatly improved in health. -Surprised
on Birthday.
Saturday evening friends and rel
atives assembled at the home of Lu
eien Delcour and surprised him on his
birthday. Mr. Delcour was presented
a handsome gold watch and fob, the
presentation was made by Fred Tal
bot. He also received numerous oth
er gifts. Vocal and instrumental so
los were rendered during the even
ing. Sandwiches, cake, ice cream
fruit and coffee were served by Mrs.
Notrebeart. The guests included Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Talbot and daughters.
Rose and Anna, Mr. and Mrs. Fawe,
Amedie Daile, Mr. and Mrs. Victor
aDigle, of VVilliamsville, oCnn.; Mrs.
Lillian Credit, Mr. and Mrs. A. Ben
oit and family, Boston; Mr. and Mrs.
Aime Sylvia, Providence; Mr. and
Mrs. F. Larose and family, Woon
socket; Mr. and Mrs. E. Daigle,
Webster; Mr and Mrs. P. Boivier,
Putnam; Emile Sorlin, Pascoag; Miss
Geraldine Dillpeck, West Brooklfield;
Eva Dugas, Horace Drew. Louis Stev
en and Margaret Steven. An enjoy
able evening was spent.
Whist Nets $62.50.
Rev. J. V. E. Bellanger announced
Sunday that $62.60 was realized from
the recent whist conducted by the
Union St. Jean.
Timothy Connerton spent the week
end at his home in Providence.
Alfred Peloquin of Newport is
spending a few days with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Peloquin of Main
Street.
Dance With Novel Features.
Sixty couples attended the dance
given by the B. P. C. P. in the club
house Saturday evening. Prof. Tink
ham prompted for the square sets.
Paul's orchestra furnished music Re
freshments were served during the
intermission. A novelty dance was in
troduced by a Baltic young lady and a
Taftville man. People were present
from Norwich, Taftville, Willimantic
and Jewett City.
Floyd Tiffney passed the week end
with friends in East Hampton.
First Communion Class.
At eight o'clock in St. Mary's
church Sunday Rev. J. V. E. Bellanger
administered first holy communion to
the following: William Arseneault,
Laurence Allard, Wilfred Bastien,
Joseph Charron, Ernest Douville,
Raymond Douville Alonzo Desautelle,
Louis Deschamp, Leo Foisy , Walter
Hussey, Leon Lessard, Stanislaus La
croix, Charles Lay, Frank Miley, Em
met Moran, Clayton Rood, Edward
Sullivan, Joseph Vian, Henri Vian.
Marie Bicknell, Gertrude Blain,
Blanche Biamconi, Louise Case, Mary
Dolan, Viola Dugas, Leona Harpin,
Marie LLemieux,, Beatrice La Liberte,
Ada Lacourciere, Verma Laforme,
Rochelau, Loretta Stewart, Emelia
Jeanette Noel, Stella Ptek, Zelma C.
Simoneau, Catherine Talcomini.
During the mass Father Bellanger
spoke on Holy Communion.
At four o'clock in the afternoon the
members of the class were enrolled
in the Scapular society. The acts of
consecration to the Blessed Virgin
were read in English by Walter Hus
sey and in French by Vivian Des
pathy. Vespers were sung by Rev. J.
V. E. Bellanger.
Four Join Society.
Four new members were recently
taken into the Children of Mary soci
ety. Rev. Father Vital of the As
sumption College at Worcester, ad
dressed the members. The crowning
of the stateue of the Blessed Virgin
was by i Mild red Lay. The Crown
placed upon a push cushion was car
ried by Violet Leith, Amelia Charron,
Evelyn Lacroix. In the solemn high
vespers Father Vital was celebrant.
Rev. J. V. E. Bellanger, deacon; Rev.
Thomas Lynch, sub deacon.
Mothers' Day Observed.
Mothers' day was observed by the
Congregation and the members of the
different societies of the Baltic Meth
odist Episcopal church. An eloquent
sermon was delivered by the pastor,
Rev. Charles Smith.
FAINS SHARP
AND STABBING
Woman Thought She Would
Die. Cured by Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound.
Osrdensburer, Wis. "1 Buffered from
female troubles which caused piercing
pains
like a knife
through my back
and side. I finally
lost all my strength
so J. bad to go to
bed. The doctor
advised an oper
ation but I would
not listen to it. I
j thought of what I
nao reaa aooui juyoia
E. Pinkham's Vege
table Compound and
tried it. The first
bottle breuarht crest
relief and - six bottles bare entirely
cured me. All women who have female
trouble of any kind should try Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound."
Mrs. Etta Dorion, Ogdensburg, Wis.
Physicians undoubtedly did their best,
battled with this case steadily and eoula
do no more, but often the most scientific
treatment is surpassed by the medicinal
properties of the good old fashioned
roots and herbs contained in Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
If any complication exists it pays to
write the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine
Co., Lynn, Mass., for special free advice.
STAFFORD SPRINGS
Annual Parish Meeting of Grace Epis
copal Church Funeral of Mrs. Fan
ny O'Neill Rider Fined For Keep
ing Motorcycle Muffler Open.
The legal voters of Grace church
parish have elected the following offi
cers: Wardens, R H. Klsk, and Alvan
Smith; vestrymen. A. J. Melbourne,
Louis Melbourne, J. A. Jubb, Dr. Don
ald L. Ross. Philo West. F. S. Gor
ham, T. W. Morrall. R. M. Fisk,
Charles Jacobsen, Andrew Jacobsen,
Dr. F. L. Smith, Willis Wood; clerk,
Theodore W. Morrall; treasurer, Ar
thur J. Melbourne.
FUNERAL.
Mrs. Fany O'Neill.
The funeral of Mrs. Fanny O'Neill of
Stafford Hollow was held at St. Ed
ward's church, Saturday morning at
nine o'clock. Rev. Felix J. O'Neill sang
the requiem high mass. Burial was in
the Catholic cemetery.
Motorcycle Muffler Open.
Dianizi Attilio was fined $5 and
costs by Deputy Judge Taft in the
borough court Friday morning for vi
olating the motor vehicle law. Attilio
operates a motorcycle and has been
in the habit of running his machine
with the muffler wide open. He had
been warned several times bv Officer
Hayes, but without avail. Thursday
night he was again riding the machine
down Main street with the muffler
nnen and the officer arrested him.
There have been a number of viola-
tions of the motorcycle law and local
officers intend to keep tabs on the
drivers hereafter.
Dance By Ball Team.
There was a large attendance and
an enjoyable time at the dance given
by the Stafford baseball club in St.
Edward's hall, Friday evening.
PLAINFIELD
Home Team Opens Season by Defeat
ing New York Bloomer Girl . 9 to
2.
Many assembled in Plainfield to wit
ness the ball game between the New
York Bloomer Girls and the Plain
field team and saw the visitors de
feated 9 to 2, in the opening game of
he season. The visitors were never
dangerous, only scoring their two tal
in ViA fVmr-tri iinrl eighth. The
home team hammered the ball to all
corners of the lot in tne opening ses
sion, scoring five runs. Three more
were secured in he third and one in
the fifth. Enot of the State Hospital
struck . out seventeen and the visit
ing pitchers fifteen. Batteries, Bush
man and Enot; Andres. Kane and
Mobus.
Opera Pinafore. Thursday and Fri
day, 8 p. m. Three local choirs and
band. adv.
TEN CASES OF CONTAGIOUS
DISEASES AMONG SOLDIERS
In a . Military Isolation Hospital at
Bridgeport All Mild.
Bridgeport, Conn., May 13. "Ten
cases of contagious diseases are in a
military isolation hospital established
here. Four cases of scarlet fever de
veloped in an infantry barracks; three
cases of measles came from the quar
ters of a coast artillery company, and
three cases of measles from a field ar
tillery battery. All the cases are said
to be mild and the military authorities
think they have the diseases under
control. No extraordinary restrictions
have been placed on any of the soldiers
except a few that were directly ex
posed to the contagion and are now In
a special quarantine.
FORMER U. S. TROOPER
CONFESSED HOLDUP.
Raymond B. Westcott Had Deserted
from the Seventh U. S. Cavalry.
I5J Paso, Tex... May 13. Trooper
Raymond B. Westcott of the Seventh
United States cavalry, according to a
statement made by County Attorney
W. H. Fryer, has confessed to taking
part in the holdup of non-commissioned
officers at Camp Baker, near here,
in which Sergeant Samuel Cooper of
the Sixteenth United States infantry,
formerly of Springfield, Mass., was
killed. In his signed confession West
cott implicated two fellow members of
his machine gun troop, Walter C. Jen
sen and Waller Wehr. The three were
arres'.ea together on suspicion in New
Mexico after deserting.
RUSSIAN AIRPLA'NE FELL
GROM HEIGHT OF 9,000 FEET.
Five Russian Officers and One Private
Lost Their Lives.
Petrograd, May 13, via London, 3.35
p. m. (British Admiralty per Wireless
Press.) Five Russian officers and one
private lost their lives yesterday when
a big Russian airplane in which they
were flying fell to the ground at Mon
asterzyska, northeast of Stanislau, in
Galicia, from a height of 9,000 feet,
says the official statement Issued today
by the Russian war department.
Veils are of plain mesh with one
huge embroidered motif that is placed
to fit amusingly over One ctfeek or
eye.
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Pretty Tub Dresses
Dresses made of fresh percales and
ginghams in the most attractive
patterns and coloringa make up this
first lot. The collars and cuffs are
in solid colors to match the pat
tern, and every dress ia well-made
in every respect. One dollar is a
very low price for any one of them.
Porch and House Dress Sale
BUY YOUR SUMMER DRESSES NO? AND SAVE MONEY
MORE'POWER RESTORED.
Many Matters That Will Not Require
Legislation Action Hereafter.
Here is the text of an act passed,
by the house. Friday, which is entitled
an act concerning powers of towns,
cities and boroughs:
Section 1. Any town, city or
borough may enact by-laws or ordin
ances and enact or amend the follow
ing charter provisions: Changing the
hours during which the polls of such
municipality shall be open at elections,
changing the fiscal year of such muni
cipality or any department thereof:
chancing the compensation of any of
Its officers; creating or establishing any
appointive office, department or com
mission; changing the length of the
term and defining the duties and au
thority of any appointive office; con
tracting with an adjoining municipal
ity or subdivision thereof for the furn
ishing of water, police or fire protec
tion; providing for entertainments or
concerts: making appropriations for
celebrations: establishing playgrounds;
making, selling, distributing and sell
ing ice; improving water fronts;
adopting city plants; pensioning; or
giving awards to employes; creating
a sinking fund or other special funds;
providing for the employment of vis
iting nurses; accepting any bequest or
devise; establishing free legal aid bu
reaus: providing for temporary borrow
ing of money; authorizing an issue of
municipal bonds to an amount stated
for specific purposes, provided the gen
eral terms and description of such
bonds shall be stated and the totil
amount of bonds or other indebtedness
of such municipality shall not exceed
five per centum of the amount of its
grand list; providing for new voting
districts or wards, or abolishing vot
ing districts or wards or rearranging
boundaries thereof, provided no enact
ment concerning such districts shall
be submitted to the electors within six
ty days prior to any election therein
and provided that such enacemtn shall
state sepecifically the boundaries of
such districts or wards.
Section 2. A public hearing shall be
given by the selectmen of the town,
the common council of the city or the
warden and burgesses of the borough,
as the case may be, upon any such
proposed by-law, ordinance or enact
ment not more than sixty days after
the presentation thereof. Ninety days
after the approval of any such by
law, ordinance or enactment by the
selectmen, common council or warden
and burgesses, as the case may be,
the same shall become effective, pro
vided, upon petition of not less than
fiiteen rer centum of the registered
voters of such municipality, any such
proposed by-law, ordinance or enact
ment shall be submitted to the elec
tors at the next regular or special
election held therein: and, if a major! -
tv of those voting at such election vote
in favor of Its adoption, the same shall
he recorded in the records of cuch
municipality and a copy attested by the
clerk shall be deposited by the sec
retary of the state who shall record
the same in a book keep for the pur
nose, and such by-law, ordinance or
enactment shall thereupon become ef
fective.
Section 3. The number of polling
Children Cry
FOR FLETCHER'S
O A S T O Rl A
An Extraordinary Chance To Secure Your Q
Summer Supply of Pretty Wash Dresses
At Prices Which Are Rediculously Lw.
There Are Several Hundred of Them and
They Go On Sale Without Reservation
This Morning.
THREE SPECIAL
$1.59
Tub-proof Gingham Dresses
Dainty Dresaes made of gingham
which is absolutely tub-proof as
well as clever in designs and col
orings. Stripes, ehaoks and pfaids
make up the list of designs, and
there is not a bad coloring in the
lot. Some of the dresses are made
in surplice fashion, and the balance
in mere conventional designs with
white pique collars.
places to be used for any election held
pursuant to the provisions of section
two of this act, the time the polls shall
be opened and closed and whether the
vote shall be taken by ballot or by
voting machine shall be stated in the
warning for such meeting.
Section 4. The provisions of thin
act, except those applying to voting
districts or wards, shall not apply to
any municipality which is authorized
to amend its charter.
NAVAL ATTACK ON
GERMAN SUBMARINE BASE.
Sixty-three Persons Were Killed and
Upwards of a Hundred Injured.
Rotterdam, May 18, via London, 10.46
p. m. According to reports received
here, the naval attack yesterday on the
German eubnrarine base at Zeebmgge,
on the BeKgtan coast, was the mos de
structive made yet by British war
ships. Two submarine shede were blown
up. Sixty-three persons were killed
and upwards of a hundred others were
taken to hospitals.
Two Airplanes Shot Down.
Berlin, May 13, via London, 18.25 a.
m. "Enemy monitors, during foggy
weather early Saturday moraine, shell
ed Zeebrugge from a great distance,"
says an official statement Issued" today
by the German admiralty. "Our bat
teries replied. There was no loss of
life. Slight material damage was
done.
"Two enemy airplanes were shot
down."
AMERICAN AEROPLANE
ALTITUDE RECORD BROKEN.
Captain W. A. Robertson, Jr., Reached
Height of 16,400 Feet.
San THego, Cel., May 13. All Amer
ican records for altitude were broken
Friday by Captain W. A. Robertson,
Jr., Junior military aviator at the
North Island training school, who
reached a height of about 16.400 feet.
The American record, 16,335 feet, had
been held by Victor Carlstrom, who
Mersick Domestic
This is a complete home eleeric pump
ing outfit, shaped completely assembl
ed as shown and is ready to operate as
soon aa connections are made. All that
Is necessary is to attach the pipe to
the well, and screw the plug into an
electric light socket.
Furnished with 1-6, 1-4, 1-2 or 3-4
H. P, motors and with tanks with
working capacity of 43 or 62 gallons.
A very popular outfit for auburban
homes where electric service is obtain
able, as the cost of operating is very
small.
NEW HAVEN, CONN.
-THE-
C. S. MERSICK & CO.
The Business
Center
of Norwich
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Dresses Effectively Si;!:
The most affective simplicity la
shown In thesa dainty Chambfay
Dresses which are marks at i-:a
low price. Blue, rose and lavondar
chambray has been uH, id a
good variety of designs is tWr.i,
The oollars are a distinctive fator
of the dresses white pique wt
embroidery and solid colors birj
used.
was killed in a flight at .'e-;-;.r'. N
Va., on Wednesday.
Captain Rob:rt5nn hal am jan
ger Captain C. K. P.h iiifh'-i r-i '.. Try
used a 300 home power ha'i' p ar.
Zero temperature prfvs'l.,! si'xv .
16,000 foot level ar.'l botn aviators ir f
fered Intensely.
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE
FOR SALE: Rr nvr.r nf T-r-ahle
Court of Probate for mi T -V t
of Norwlrh, I will mnll the 1nt.--Mit r
Felix C. Garceau, lain of Fr-. -.. It
Fald tistrlct, d4ca'1, !n :nr. -t-tain
tracts of land, r1tja,f1 In rr
lln and Bozrah. on H'ne U.;i (i vu.
ed). and which ral itH.t la ful'T 'In
scribed in the application to .'n
fil in aid Court. For m'r c rt; -'i.a -description,
see mSi anrl:'-"-in.
ROSANN'A C. OAH'F.AT.-,
nvayHa Ad Tiir, : ' rm
NOTICE TO tREIIITOHI.
AT A COURT OF" PROBATE TTPI
r
at Norwich, within and for tt.e r
of Nonwdch, on the ltn day of Ma,
A. E. 1917.
Prewpt NElflOM J. ATI.7NO, Jnitr
Estate of Edith I.. Burlick. lata -Grlswold,
in said District irM
Ordered, Tht th ArtminitTtr f'
the creditors of eatd dira.d to tr
ln their claims rs!nt said ra'
within ilx months from 'Va df r
posting a notice to that tti.t. t --'
with a copy of. thli or.ir. on th m f
post nearest to the place wh--e a
rleceaaed last dwelt, aril In the .-, r
Town, and by publishing th. snnne r.ri'
In a newspaper havina: a rircujaiiri '
said District, and make re: irn t- th
Court.
NELKOV J. A YT.TNT Jud-.
Ths above and fnrrgo.ni ij a tr.
cop v of record.
Attest: HELEN M. rrRF.STrrt
Assistant Cert
NOTICE. All crerlito-a of
refused are hereby notified to jr -
their claims against rtnui e.n t tf rm
undersigned at P. O Hot l4. 7r-r
City. Conn., within the tiir.e- I rnited It
the above and foree-mns- th1 -
JOSK1-M IVKAHTOV,
mayl4d Administrate"
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medium better than "iiouitn t-e ad
vertising; columns of The fi j'.tis.
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