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NORWICH BULLETIN, TUESDAY, MAY 15, 1917
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Girls! Use Lemons!
Make a Bleaching, I
Beautifying Cream
..
The juice of two fresh lemons
trained into a bottle containing three
ounces of orchard -white makes a. whoH
quarter pint of the most remarkable
lemon skin beautifier at about the cost
one must pay for a small jar of the
ordinary cold creams. Care should be
taken to strain the lemon juice througrh
a fine cloth so no lemon pulp rets In.
then this lotion will keep fresh for
months. Every -woman knows that
lemon Juice is used to bleach and re
move such blemishes as freckles, sal
lowness and tan, and is the ideal skin
softener, smoothener and beautifier.
Just try It! Get three ounces of
orchard white at any pharmacy and
two lemons from the grocer and make
up a Quarter pint of this sweetly fra
grant lemon lotion and massage it
dailv into the face, neck, arms and
ti&r.d. It naturally should help to
soften freshen, bleach and bring out
the roses and beauty of any skin. It
Is simply marvelous to smoothen
rousrh. red hands.
Some Men Always
Need a Shave
They tra the boys who can't see any
er.e In wearlnr a clean collar. Toll
call them mossbacks. They are always
complaining:. They think everyone is
out to do them. They are the ones who
say: "Aw. you can't sell me that stuff."
Of coarse, we can't. They know more
than the people who put their practical
experience into "that stuff." So we
paid our goo& money for this adr. be
cause we wanted to talk to "Live
Wires." Many of you never had a
chance to find out the expert and prac
tical experience of others without a
fcisj investment.
WE AIM TO GIVE YOU
that chance rigtit now. Every "Live
One" is doing some planting; this year.
Tou can turn the grarden experience of
others into profit for yourself if you
read
The Country Gentleman
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every field.
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IS THE PLACE TO GET A NICE
ROAST BEEF AS WELL AS A NICE
PIECE OF CORNED BEEF OR ANY
THING IN THE MEAT LINE.
VAL.LUPPERT
J. M. & J. P. SWAHN
Tailors
Franklin Square, 237 Main Street
Telephone 551-12
DR. R. J. GOL.LIINS
DENTIST
!48 Main Street, Norwich, Conn.
Phona 117S
TuThS
French-American Fur Co.
Guarantee all work. We make no
charge for Storage. Discounts on all
Furs. Uncured Skins wanted.
Practical Furrier
H. J. YARMAN. Proprietor
Tel. 13C1-4 Room 106. Thayer Bldg.
Dr. Alfred Richards
DENTIST
Office Hours:
J-12 a. m. 1.20 to 5 p. m.
Wed. and Sat. Evenings 7-1
Boom 3M5 Thayer Building
Tel. 299 House tel. 1225
FREDERICK T. BUNCE
THE PIANO TUNER
22 CLAREMOUNT AVE.
Phona 838-2 Norwich, Conn.
CHIROPRACTIC
ADJUSTMENTS
The old idea that the cause of illness
Is outside the afflicted still prevails in
tnost schools of healing; consequently
tie reine-rty cunaists in finding some-tnirx-
which by beingr-introduced into
the poir c-f the sufferer will drive out
the fiisease.
The S-ienee of Chiropractic has dem
onstrated that the causes of disease are
o is placed and sublaxated eigrnenta
of the spinal column, and by adjusting
that cause the condition can be cor
rected to the extent that the patient
will recover from whatever ailment af.
T ZIMMERMAN, D. C
Dwtor of Chiropractic.
Rooms 20-121 Thayer Bldg., Nor
wich, ct. Tuesday. Thursday, Satur
day, 1 to S D. m.
WHE TOC WA5T put your bus
iness before the public, there Is n
medium better than th.roueh the ad
vertising columns of The Bulletin.
Vis. k-vgfrfJxeXfru.'rrnx&j
Norwich, Tuesday, May 13, 1917.
VARIOUS MATTERS
- .
It is daybreak now at 2.26.
IiHrht .vehicle lamps at 7.29 this
evening.
Tha post office at Groton long
Point has been opened for the season.
Special meeting of Rev. taniel Mul
lan assembly this venin; at 8. -adv.
St. John Baptist de la Salle is com
memorated in the' church calendar to
day. In some places grocers are giving
customers, instead of trading stamps
one onion or a potato.
St. James Lodgre, No. 23, F. & A. M,
WOrk the first degre tonight at .Ma
sonic Temple at 7.80. adv.
The reading room of the Otis Li
brary will be open only two more Sun
day afternoons this season.
ThS Holv Name society of St. Pat
rick's .pariah has requested a month's
mind requiem high mass today for P.
F. Murtagh.
Hebrew organizations are electing
delegates to the American Jewish
congress to be held in "Washington
next September.
His annual visitation to St. Philip's
Episcopal church. Putnam, was made
Sunday by Archbishop J. Eldred
Brown of Norwich.
The blacksmithlng plant on School
street, Groton, owned by the estate of
Harris Hymon has been sold to L. E.
Tucker of Branford. Farms.
This week's meeting of the Pro
gressive Missionary club of the Cen
tral Baptist church will be held with
Mrs. George A. Stanton, 20 Church
street.
Norwich members have been noti
fied of the meeting to be held in New
Haven of the Connecticut Society of
Colonial Dames, Tuesday, May 22, at
the Lawn club.
Because of the brass shortage, the
American Red Cross has asked the
various chapters throughout the Unit
ed States to omit buttons or pins in
conducting campaigns.
News reaches Salem that Bela Lyon
Pratt, the famous sculptor of Boston,
who is critically ill as the result of a
nervous breakdown, has passed the
crisis and is improving slowly.
New arrival today of Connecticut
river shad, porgies, sea bass and
flounders, at Powers Bros. adv.
At Noank, Sunday, when St. Jo
seph's Tierney Cadets, C. T. A. TJ cel
ebrated their second anniversary,
County Director William H. McGuin
ness of Norwich acted as toastmaster.
At the annual young people's rally
of the Eastern Connecticut Branch, W.
B. M., to be held in the parish house
of Park church. Saturday, May 19,
Miss Delia Leavens and others will
speak.
The Stonington fishermen made a
shipment of 27 barrels of fish to New
York Saturday night, the result of a
day's work. Some of the catch were
squid, which bring a good price In
the market.
Notice has been sent . members . of
the Universal " Sunshine society thai
the semi-annual meeting will be held
January 15, 1918, in New Tork, at
which time the 21st birthday anniver
sary will be celebrated.
Uiss Hayes of Storrs college is to
gie a ipublic fruit and vegetable can
ning demonstration in the banquet
room of the West Woodstock Congre
gational church "Wednesday afternoon
unoer me auspices or we Laaies Cir
cle. The nineteenth General Court of the
National Society of the Daughters of
rounders and Patriots of America,
which will convene at the Raleign
Hotel, Washington, D. C, Wednesday,
will be attended by Connecticut dele
gates. Special meeting of Rev. Daniel Mul
len assembly this evening at 8 adv.
At Waterbury Saturdav Bishon John
J. Nilan of the Hartford diocese ad
ministered the sacrament of confir
mation to a class of 157 at the Church
of the Sacred Heart, of which Rev.
Hugh Treanor, formerly of Norwich,
is rector.
Miss Edith M. Peck, librarian at the
Rockville Public Library, has secured
a long list, which includes a large pro
portion of the teachers of the town,
to do work on the Connecticut Mili
tary Census at the State Library in
Hartford.
An official dispatch received by way
of Stockholm says 24 Americans got
away May 4 from Constantinople, in
eluding Carl and Arthur Gulliver of
Waterbury, members of faculty of
n""riB uuuese, an nepnews or me
Misses Gulliver of Norwich.
The death of John R. Twiss, 41, of
No. 6 Winthrop street, occurred in
New London Sunday after a brief ill
ness. Mr. Twiss is survived by his
wife and three children and also
leaves a brother. Harry Twiss, the car
starter at the Parade.
New York men have been looking
over the water front at browning's
Beach. The land they inspected ad
joins the Central Vermont railroad
tracks, comprises over 10 acres and
has a water frontage of about 1,000
feet with a channel depth of 25 feet in
the river.
A regular supervisor for the Groton
community garden has not yet been
secured. In the meantime Rev. Wil
liam A. Fitzgerald, Rev. George R
Atha and Rev. Henry W. Hulburt are
bearing the weight of the supervision
and are giving much time and thought
to the work.
When Rev. Emmons White, former
ly of Ledyard, preached his farewell
sermon at EVnnk Cnn-o-fo-as i
church, John E. Tanner in behalf of
the church and society presented Mr.
White an envelope containing a sub
stantial sum of money in apprecia
tion of his services.
For its work in caring for blinded
soldiers and sailors and teaching them
trades that will make them self-supporting,
the American, British, Frenc
and Belgian Permanent Blind Relief
War Fund to date has received $466,
000 in contributions, it was announced
Monday, to Norwich contributors to
the fund.
George McFarlane, a 16-year-old
Montville youth, who is said to be of
weak mind, paddled away from
Browning's Beach Sunday afternoon
in a canoe belonging to Miss Jessie
D. Sutton, secretary to President
Sykes at Connecticut college, but was
found an hour later propelling the ca
noe down the river.
TO SI. RET WBXl
Take HoraforeVa Acid Phosphate
Half a teaspo-onf ul in a glass of
water, taken befoTe retiring, insures
reatful lep. Buy a bottle.
PERSONALS
Mrs. Elizabeth Chase of Norwich is
at Crescent Beach. ,
A Poly of Saybrook visited his sis
ter in Norwich Hospital Sunday.
Daniel Rogers of Norwich was a
recent gttest of relatives in Noank.
Miss Millie Glaeser of Mystic is
visiting her mother in Rockville for
a few days. ,
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Buzzell, who
have been " spending the winter . in
Florida, have returned and have open
ed their home in. Flanders.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren T. Hamilton.
who have been visiting W. Harry
Jennings at his bungalow. Pine Crest,
in Lebanon, have returned to ' their
home in Philadelphia. V
APPEAL B YteOUNCIL OF
SOLDIERS AND WORKMEN
Tells Army That German Imperialism
Is Seeking to Destroy Its Deputies.
Petrograd, May 14. The council of
soldiers and workmen issued an ap
peal to the army in which it declares
that German imperialism is seeking
to destroy it. Appeal is made to the
soldiers to defend Russia with all their
strength and declare a separate peace
is impossible.
OBITUARY.
John F. Sevin.
The death of John F. Sevin occurred
Monday morning at "his home on
Broad street about 7.50 o'clock follow
ing an illness of six weeks. Mr. Sevin
suffered a shock from which he failed
to rally.
Mr. Sevin was bom in New York
city August 20, 1838, his parents mov
ing to Fitch ville when he was two
years old. That was his home until
he came to this city in 1868. He con
cluded his education at a boarding
school and commenced teaching at the
age of 17 in Norwich Town. He also
taught school in Hanover ad Bean
Hill and remained in that position but
a short time when in 1860 he accepted
a position in the Fitchville store,
which was then conducted with the
cotton mills run and owned by Asa
Fitch. Mr. Sevin remained there 6
years and until the death of Mr. Fitgh,
having been for four years bookkeep
er and confidential clerk. He came
to Norwich in 1868 to embark in busi
ness for himself. He opened a groc
ery store at 258 Broad street, Centen
nial square, and up to a few years ago
conducted this store, a period of 46
years. He disposed of the store to
his son. Clarence Sevin, and only a
short time tyro retired from the activi
ty of the business.
Mr. Sevin first became identified
with the civic affftrs of the city in
1885 and 1886 when he was chair
man of the street committee of the
court of common council. He was
chosen alderman in 1SS9 and served
as chairman of the committee on pub
lic works. He afterwards served as
street commissioner and as a member
of the board or relief. He was a
director of the New London County
Mutual Fire . Insurance company, and
of Trinity Episcopal church.
Surviving Mr. Sevin are his wife,
Emma R. Post, one daughter. Ethel
May. and one son, John F. Sevin of
Portland. Me., three grand children,
Edv-in H-. Elizabeth and Clarence
Serin, two brothers, N. Douglas Sevin,
of this city and George V. Sevin of
Providence, and two sisters. Mrs. F.
B Antz of New York and Mrs. Edwin
A. Allen of Bozrah.
Mr. and Mrs. Sevin observed their
golden wedding anniversary, on Ue
eember 3, 1913. Mrs. Sevin is the
-rtauprhter of Phineas Post and Emily
L. (Rogers) Post, and is a native of
New London.
Mrs. Patrick McLaughlin.
Mary Kelley. widow of Patrick Mc
Laughlin, died at her home in New
Tork city, on May 12th, after an ill
ness of six months. Mrs. McLausrh
lin was born in Litchfield but had liv
ed a large part of her life in Taftville
and Norwich and is remembered very
kindly by many of the older residents.
She was married to Patrick Mc
Laughlin in Taftville in 1880 by Rev.
Thomas Joynt. Three sisters and one
brother survive her: Mrs. S. D. James
of Norwich, Mrs. P. E. Hendrick of
Pelham Manor, N. Y.. Mrs. Edwari
Hanlon of Baltimore. Md.., and anoth
er brother. Rev. Willinm Kellev. who
died in 1895. Five children, three sons
and two daughters also survive her,
and two grandchildren. . Mrs. Mc
Laughlin was an earnest Christian
mother and was tenderly cared for by
her children in her last illness.
USEFUL GIFT FOR
MISS HELEN BOYNTON
Sodalitas Members Present Her a
Sterling Silver Carving Set
After the regular business meetin
of the Sodalitas on Monday evening in
the parlors of Broadway Congrega
tional church, jlss Lena Lautenbach,
president, in jehalf of the members,
presented Mtss Helen Boynton a ster
ling silver carving set in honor of her
approacrng marriage with Luth K.
Za-briskle. A social hour followed
and refreshments were served. The
committee in charge of the arrange
ments for the evening comprised Miss
Grace Rogers, Miss Helen Browning,
Miss Marguerite Wulf Miss Helen
Bovnton and Mis3 Tilette Peck. The
presentation came as a surprise to
Miss Boynton.
Examination for Electrician.
The United States civil service com
mission announces an examination for
electrician on June 4, 1917, to fill th3
position of electrioisir! at 100 to ?115
a month in the engineer department
at large service at New London, Conn,
and other vacarcies as they may oc
cur in the various branches of the
government service in the above
named city and vicinity.
An electrician is required who is
experienced in the work of Installing
and operating- 63-inch searchlights, 23-
kw. gasoline actuated engine gene
rating sets., etc.
Applicants must be citizens of the
United States.
Campaign Leaders Met.
A preliminary meeting of the gen
erals and captains of the teams in the
Y. M. C. A. building campaign was
hold at the Wauregan house Monday
evening, where supper was served. The
leaders of the campaign met M. C.
Williams, who is going to arrange
plans for the financial campaign for
the new buiUding. Mr. Williams ad
dressed the leaders with a few remarks
regarding his plan.
Prentice MacKinnon Engagement.
The engagaement has been announc
ed of Miss Doris MacKinnon, daugh
ter of Mr .and Mrs. W. H. MacKin
non, of Cambridge, Mass., to Dr.
Wentworth B. Prentice, of orsyth
Dental Infirmary, Boston, Mass. Mr.
Prentice is the son of Mr .and Mrs.
Myron B. Prentice of Lincoln avenue
and is a graduate of the N. F. A.
class of 1912.
48th Annual Reunion.
A very interesting program is be
ing arranged for the 48th annual re
union which Is to be held in G. A. R.
ball. Wiilimantic, Wednesday.
America's foreign trade in March
showed an increase of nearly $156,000,
000 over that of February.
COLLEGE CLUB
Mrs. Edward J. Graham Chosen President for the Coming
Year -Members Express Their Friendship and Loyalty
to Dr. F. H. Sykes.
An unusually large number, were in
attendance at the annual meeting of
the Norwich College club which was
held . in Slater Memorial on Monday
afternoon. The following officers were
elected tor the coming year: Presi
dent, Mrs. E.J. Graham; secretary,
Mrs. F. L. Newton; treasurer, Mrs.
S. B. Palmer; directress for two years.
Miss Louise C Howe: directress for
one year, Mrs. Allyn L. ' Brown.
It was voted that the following res
olutions be sent to President F. H.
Sykes of Connecticut College:
DEEP MYSTERY SHROUDS
LITTLE GIRL'S DISAPPEARANCE.
Searchers Have No Clue Whatsoever
Upon Which to Work.
Up to a late hour Monday night no
trace of Kostick Constandi, the 6 year
old girl who is missing from her home
on North Main street, tifld been die-
a 1
KOSTICK CONSTANDI
(The Missing Child) '
covered. There is absolutely no clue to
be run down by the searchers and the
case seems a hopeless one. No one
has seen her einee she walked down
past the Marguerite corner last Fri
day afternoon in company with an
other little girl about the same age.
Where she has gone to or how she
disappeared from sight is a deep mys
tery. X'ost'ick's faither, Steve Con
standi, is searching day and night,
ready to run down any possiole clue
as to here whereabouts, and the local
police are continually on the watch
for her.
FUNERAL.
Edgar A. Smith.
Funeral services for Edgar Avery
Smith were held Monday afternoon at
2.30 o'clock at the home of his
brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel B. Case, 124 Broad street,
many relatives and friends, with busi
ness associates from Norwich and
other cities, being present. Rev. Ed
ward S. Worcester, pastor of Broad
way Congregational church, conducted
the funeral services.
Among the beautiful floral forms
was a wreath from Mount Vernon
lodge of Masons of Providence.
Burial! was in the family lot in Yan
tic cemetery, Rev. Mr. Worcester
reading the committal service. The
bearers were Walter Hardenbrook of
Boston, Wilbur S. Ailing. William F.
Hill and Raymond R. B. Case of Nor
wich. Friends present from out of town in
cluded Mrs. Jennie L. Wallace and son
of Boston, Frank Larratoee and John
B. Edgarton of Wiilimantic.
Mr. Smith was a member of a fam
ily prominent in the social, business
and civic life of Norwich for genera
tions, his relatives on the maternal side
the Winships haX'ing been identified
also with Socal affairs in a conspicu
ous degree. The family home of his
father, the late Avery Smith, was one
of the fine old mansions on East
Main street, long the center of old
fashioned New England hospitality.
Mr. Smith was a student at Nor
wich Free Academy and later entered
the lumber business in Wiilimantic,
afterwards in Providence and Boston.
He had a frank, genial nature, win
ning friends wherever he went, and
retaining their friendship in a remark
able degree.
Throughout his long period of im
paired health he made a touching ef
fort to keep hopeful and brave, througTi
devotion to his aged mother, to whom
his death means affliction, heavy and
hard to bear.
A few weeks ago Mr. Smith return
ed from a Boston hospital to the home
of his sister, Mrs. Case, where alf.
that love and devotion could do made
his closing days comfortable, although
it was known for a. long time that his
health could never be restored.
AT THE DAVIS THEATRE.
Vaudeville and Moving Pictures.
Large sized houses applauded the big
bill of Keith vaudeville and moving
pictures at the Davis theatre on Mon
day afternoon and evening. Sparks-Ali
and company have the headline posi
tion. They present a neat comedy of
fering entitled Kat Tales on the Wharf.
Sharles Altroff, the Sheriff of Hicks
ville, presents a screamingly funny
comedy act that is a real laugh getter.
He also displays skill in the handling
of the violin. The third act is pre
sented by Scarploff and Varavara, the
famous Russian boy tenor and the
master boy pianist. Theirs is an ex
ceptionally good act and came in for
a more than generous sized share of
the applauce. Sweetheart of the Doom
ed, in five parts, was the Triangle-lnce
film feature, and the comedy picture
was Villa of the Movies, a Keystone
production.
tea - V;
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ELECTS OFFICERS
Resolved, That the College Club of
Norwich at a meeting held May 14,
1917, extend to Dr. Sykes an exprss
sion of their friendship and loyalty.
A unanimous rising vote of thanks
was given the retiring president, Mies
Louise C. Howe, for her efficient lead
ership and untiring service in the af
fairs of the College club during the
past four years.
At the close of the business meeting
tea was served by Miss Gilbert arfl
Miss Howe and a pleasant social hour
enjoyed.
MANY DINERS EXPECTED
AT MAY BREAKFAST.
Thomas Mott Osborne Will Be the
" Principal Speaker.
Over a hundred diners are expected
at the May 'breakfast to be held at the
Wauregan house this afternoon at 2
o'ctock under the auspices of the Y. M.
C. A. auxiliary. Thomas Mott Os
borne, far famed as the warden of Sing
Sing prison, will be in Norwich today
as the guest of the auxiliary and will
deliver the principal address at the
gathering in the Wauregan house. All
arrangements for the long looked for
event were completed Monday night.
The reception committee, which will be
found in full on page 10, will be in line
at 1.30 o'ctock sharp to welcome those
who attend the gathering.
EPSILON UPSILON BANQUET.
Four Charter Members Attended Fra
ternity Banquet Monay Evening.
What was considered by the mem
bers the best and largest banquet ever
held by the Epsilon Upsilon fraternity
of the Academy took place on Monday
evening in the Chamber of Commerce
building, when they observed their 20th
annual reunion. There were over half
a hundred in attendance, and included
in the attendance were four of the
charter members. A large number
were present from out of town.
The ta'bles weTe decorated with cut
flowers, and the toasts that were re
sponded to were well taken care of by
their respective speakers. In one cor
ner of the hall was displayed the
American flag, surrounded by flags of
the allies and in another corner was
suspended a bunch of bananas.'
The menu -which was served by Chef
Berry follows:
Bananas a la Bones.
Tomato Bisque.
Wafers.
Baked Connecticut River Shad.
Olives. Spinash. Radishes.
Roast Beef a la Berry.
Potatoes. String Beans.
Vienna Bread. Brown Bread.
Strawberry Shortcake.
Ripe Bananas.
Cocoa. Coffee.
Cigars.
Charles D. Greenman of the class of
1903 acted as toastmaster and the fol
lowing responded to toasts: Charles
F. Noyes, 1898, New York; Benjamin
A. Armstrong, 1899, Providence; Hon.
Allyn M .Brown, 1901, Norwich: Mat
thew E. Bynes, 1917, Norwich; Charles
L. iS'tewart, 1904, North Stonington.
All speakers in their toasts urged
brotherly love, co-operation and loyal
ty to the "Bones," which has meant so
much to graduate members who recall
with joy of days at the Academy. The
committee in charge comprised Per
cival W. Chapman, chairman; Charles
L. Stewart, Dr. Arnaud J. LaPierre,
Bertho!d Comeau, Bradford Ricketts
and Prentice Alexander.
The address book was given out this
year.
MAY CHOP REPORT.
Estimated Spring Ploughing and
Planting in This State.
A summary of the May crop report
for the states, Rhode Island, Connecti
cut, and for the United States, as com
piled by the Bureau of Crop Estimates
fand transmitted through the Weather
Bureau), U. S. Department of Agricul
ture, is as follows:
Connecticut.
Rye -May 1 forecast, 130.000 bushels;
production . (final estimate). 137,000;
two years ago, 150,000 bushels.
Meadows May 1 condition 90, com
pared with the 10-year average of 90.
Pasture May 1 condition 85, com
pared with the 10-year average of S7.
Spring Ploughing Per cent, done to
May 1, 1917 .estimated 34 per cent.,
compared with 26 May l last year and
S6, the 10-year average.
Spring Planting Per cent, done to
May 1, 1917, estimated 20 per cent.,
compared with 18 May 1 last year and
21, the 10-year average.
Hay Old crop on farms May 1 es
timated 118,000 tons, compared wit'a
45,000 a year ago and 58,000 two years
ago.
Prices The first price given below
is the average on May 1 this year, and
the second the average on May 1 last
year. Corn, 165 and 89 cents per
bushel. Oats, 89 and 61. Potatoes,
327 and 122. Hayfl J1S.S0 and $22.50
per ton. Eggs, 36 and 22 cents per
dozen.
, Rhode Island.
Meadows May 1 condition 92, com
pared with the 10 -year average of 90.
Pasture May 1 condition S8, com
pared with the 10-year average of 85.
Spring Ploughing Per cent, done to
May 1, 1917, estimated 35 per cent.,
compared with 33 May 1 last year and
44. the 10 -year average.
Spring Planting Per cent, done to
May 1, 1917, estimated 25 per cent.,
compared with 25 per cent. May 1 last
year and 32. the 10-year average.
Hay Old crop on farms May 1. esti
mated 18,000 tons, compared with 8,
000 a year ago and S.OOO two years ago.
Prices The first price given below
Is the average on May 1 this year, and
the second the average on May 1 last
year. Corn, 190 and 112 cents per
bushel. Oats, 85 and 55. Potatoes,
357 and 133. Hay, $22.00 and $25.00
per ton. Eggs, 41 and 26 cents per
dozen.
United States.
Winter Wheat May 1 forecast, 366,
000,000 bushels; production last year
(final estimate) 481,744,000: two years
ago, 673,947,000: 1910-14 average. 494,
654,000 bushels.
Rye May 1 forecast 60,700,000 bush
ejs: production last year (final esti
mate). 47,383.000; two years ago. 54,
050,000 bushels
Meadows May 1 condition 8S.7,
compared with the 10-year average of
87.9.
i Pasture May 1 condition 81.9, com
pared with the 10-year average eg
85.2.
Spring Ploughing Per cent, done to
May 1, 1917, estimated 72.4 per cent.,
compared with 70.4 per cent, on May
1 last year and 63.3. the -0-year av
erage. Spring Planting Per cent, done to
May 1, 1917. estimated 58.7 per cent.,
compared with 56.7 per cent, on May 1
last year and 56.3 the 10-year average.
Hay Old crop on farms May 1, esti- I
APPROVE CLOSING OF,
SALOONS IN STATE
Brotherhood Meeting at Park Church
Desire Representatives to Favor tha
Measure.
Nearly two hundred men, represent
ing the leading business interests in
the city, attended the meeting of the
Church Brotherhoods at the Hugh
H. Osgood Memorial Monday evening
and adopted resolutions endorsing the
effort being made to give the govern
or the power to close saloons during
war time and also the policy of start
ing an educational campaign to secure
a vote on the license.
The meeting opened with prayer
by Rev. S. H. Howe, D. D., fo. lowing
by a selection. Hymn of the Night, by
a double quartet from the Bass Clef.
Robe Johnson was chairman of the
meeting and Introduced Charles H.
Ricketts, pastor of the Greeneville
Congregational church, as the first
(speaker of the evening. Rev. Mr.
Ricketts spoke on the National League
for Defense, saying that the hand of
the Prussian scourge was upon us and
unless we all get out and do out bit
we would lose the liberties which we
now enjoy. The English navy has the
Prussian navy bottled Op but unlesi
the English are fed they cannot hold
out. It is up to the United States to
turn to and feed the fighting forces
on the other side. We have been
sending much food to the countries at
war but in so doing we have not been
economical, with our own food sup
ply at home. The average cropage of
the country in grain alone has fallen
20 millions below the average for pre-
ceeding years. One great leakage Is
in the production of liquor. Millions
of bushels go for the making of that
stuff which does no good to man but
destroys all who fall victims of the
rum habit. Every idler must be put
to worn and we must do our bit even
as other countries are doing theirs.
Rev. Mr. Ricketts' remarks were
greeted with applause.
Following Re Mr. Ricketts' talk the
chairman introduced George S. Pal
mer of New London.
Mr. Palmer spoke as follows:
The liquor traffic is the curse of
the nation. Scientists are against it,
medical organizations are against it,
charitable organizations have to fight
it and missions Work against it. It
is the cause of the greatest part of
the misery in the countrv tcday. vVe
must make up our minds to rid the
nation of the saloon. The question
arises, when and how? There was
a time when a man expected his help
to drink but that day is past and ev
ery employer realizes that the drink
ing man is inefficient. The time has
come when we must make our stand
to abolish rum from the nation. In
the city of New London there are 75
licensed saloons where, according to
law, there should be only about 4T?
Something is decidedly wrong. .i a
hearing in Hartford one Polish boy
made a plea for no license by sayme
that his people should be given a
chance to be sober American citizens
When a boy of foreign birth who can
hardly epeak English, makes a plea
like that it is time something was
done.
Gustav T. Bochman. field secretary
of the Connecticut Temperance Union,
was the next speaker. He spoke in
place of H. H Spooner of New Brit
ain wsa was unable to be present ow
ing to illness. Mr. Bochman told of
the state prison and the jails through
out the state, saying that 80 or 00 p r
cent of the inhabitants of these in
stitutions are there because of rum
either directly or indirectly. The li
quor dealers put up the plea tnat li
cense reduces taxes but it does n-t.
For every dollar that was taken ii
last year for license $3 was put ou
either for jails or to relieve the suf
fering of those that have been af
flicted by the results of drink. Tho
saloon gives nothing to the nation, it
takes away from it. England has just
as many bums now as It did before
the war for those drunkards can nei
ther fight nor work at home so they
are a drag on the nation. The Fame
condition is true of the United States.
Now is the time to atop it. et us
start now.
Walter E. Lanphear of Hartford ad
dressed a few remarks, summing up
the liquor question in a few wrrds.
Let us make a stand now and put li
quor forever from the nation. Mr.
Lanphear proposed that the meeting
adopt resolutions to further the cause
of prohibition in Norwich.
Rev. J. H. Newlands addressed the
chairman of the meeting and proposed
the following resolutions which were
adopted.
Resolved, That we, the members cf
the Brotherhoods of the Norwich
churches, desire to express our inter
est in and our approvaf of the efftrt
now being made to give power to the
governor to close the saloons in the
state of Connecticut during the period
of the war, and that we desire oir
representatives at Hartford to favor
this measure.
Resolved, Second, that we hear with
delight of the efforts being made ai
Washington to conserve the food sup
plies for a hungry world by pruh. bit
ing the use of foodstuffs for the man
ufacturing of drink. Wo believe It
will both conserve the ood and pre
serve the morals of our people.
Resolved, That we think it desir
able to have an educational campaign
in our city in which there shall be set
forth the moirTT, economic and social
evils of the drink traffic, nnd in which
we shall seek to secure a vote on the
question of license or no-license in
the city and town of Norwich.
Resolved, That we appoint a com
mittee of six, in addition to the chair
man of this meeting, whose duty it
shall be to organize and plan for this
campaign. The committee shall have
power to add to its number as it shall
see fit.
It was voted to appoint a committee
to go ahead and formulate plans for
the carrying out of the resolutions.
The committee appointed was as fol
lows: Herbert Johnson. chairman,
Frank A. Arnold, Amos A. Brown n?,
Rev. J. H. Newlands, Myron B. Pren
tice and Dr. Robert R. Agnew.
Following the meeting refreshments
were served by the committee in
charge.
HOME CHAPTER HAS
NEW VICE PRESIDENT.
Mrs. H. R. Branche Elected to Succeed
Mrs. Mary Jewett, Deceased.
An enthusiastic meeting of Home
chapter of the King's Daughters was
held Monday afternoon at the Johnson
home with 90 in attendance. The lead
er, Mrs. Louis O. Potter, resided at the
business meeting. Four new members
were admitted. Mrs. Herbert Branche
was appointed vice president to fiTlIhe
vacancy caused by the death of Mrs.
Mary Jewett. As Mrs. Emil Stevens is
soon to move to East Greenwich, R I.,
Mrs. William Noyes was appointed
corresponding secretary in her place,
Mrs. George Carter was chosen dele
gate to the county conference to be
held in June in Jewett City.
The chapter signed in the National
mated 12,500,000 tons, compared .with
14.452,000 a year ago and 10,797,000
two years ago.
Prices The first price given below
Is the average on May 1 tfhis year, and
the second the average on May 1 last
year. Wheat 2450 and 102.5 per bush
el. Corn, 150.0 and 72.3 cents. Oats,
71.0 and 42.6 cents. Potatoes, 279.0 and
94.8 cents. Hay. $14.44 and $12.22 pr
ton. Cotton, 18.9 and 11.5 cents per
pound. Eggs, 30.0 and 18.1 cents per
dozen.
Corns Loosen Off .
With Magic "Gets-It"
2 Drops Do the Work, Painlly.
"I tell you, before I heard of -Gets-It'
I used to try one thing after anoth
er for corns. I still had them. I
used bandages and they made my toe
so big it was murder to put on my
Cora Drive Yon MadT Trr Oet-It"
nnd They'll Peel RUcht Off.
shoe. I used salves and other things
that ate off more of the toe than they
did the corn. I'd cut and dig with
knives and scissors, but now no more
fooling for me. Two drops of 'Gets
It' did the work. It makes the corn
shrivel and get so loose that you can
just pick it right off with your lin
gers!" There has been nothing new dis
covered for corns since "Gets-It" was
born. It's the new way the common-sense,
simple, sure way.
"Gets-It" is sold everywhere, 25c a
bottle, or sent on receipt of price by
E. Lawrence & Co., Chicago, 111.
League for Woman's Defense as an
organization, a gew signed as indf
viduals. The chapter will .provide and
knit outfits for four soldiers on a sub
marine. The members will co-operate
in collecting paper to be sold for the
benefit of the National League for
Woman's Service. During the after
noon some of the ladies sewed on baby
clothes for the hospital, others worked
on pieces for a quilt.
A supper of sandwiches, coffee and
cake was served by this committee:
Miss Mary E. Wattles, Mrs. Joe-ph
Smith. Mrs. Henry Adams. iMrs. Wil
liam Baloom, Mrs. Cora Botham. Ms.
Arthur Parker, (Mrs. Perry rliyrnes,
Mrs. 'Maria Button, Mrs. Neville Blicq,
Mrs. Frederick Bunce, Mrs. George
Carter, Mrs. William Case, Mrs.
Jerome Conant, Mrs. Robert Cochrane,
Mrs. Winifred Corning and Mrs. Denl
son Chapman.
Attending Musicans' Convention.
Georso Helmboldt, Herbert H.
Smith and Fred N. Clark motorrd
from this city Sunday to attend the
National Convention of the American
Federation of Musicians, to be held at
New Haven.
STROLLERS
They are th e latest in small
handy, carry about carts for
the baby.
Just received a complete
assortment. They are the
Heywood & Wakefield make,
as we carry only the best.
Prices from $7.50 and as
high as $15.00.
GET THE HABIT GO TO
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LAHN SEARS LAHN
74 Main St., Norwich, Conn.
IlEMEUBKIt
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saves you money. We are export and
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and machine parts repaired. 1 Jft'ecttve
parts reclaimed. Kvery part worth
considering. A telephone call will
bring, us. Hand and machine cutting.
Work guaranteed. Remember, we are
located at 3X Chestnut St., Norwich. Ct.
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IBOfJ CASTINGS
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No. 11 to 25 Ferry Street
f?nrn
OIL
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The Original Triancle
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GETS INTO
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Has an extra long hand
le a tlip-oa-easy mop
that caa be takes ea er off
for deaaint or re-ollioc
aad ether improvements.
a $1.25 crr
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ThU same mop is sold
retnlsrlr for $1 sod SI .25.
It comes in . tin. dust-
proof can. oiled and
rtsdr ior se.
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Foliih OU
This Polish Oil
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II Ctrl, fural
tare.pl snosasd
aatomebiles
4AM
for sale ar
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fimeral Dircctsrs
ami Embalm en
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1 Chamber of Commerce Bui'dma
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All String !trumentp repiir4
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McGrory Building, Norwich, Conn.
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May Building
Carriages, Democrat, Con
cords and Business Wagons.
Will clean up on a lot of Stable and
Square Blankets. A good line of Auto
Robes.
Prices riglit low on Team and Ex
press Harnesses and Rubber Boots
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New Bermuda Onions
COWSLIPS, DANDELIONS,
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