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caa be enjoyed wiUi Impiatty IX,
Mm rettrlasr, ona will take a,
apooafol of r. Caldwell's Syrnp
papain, a mild combination of atat
ple laxative herbs with papain
that drugglats aaU for flftr
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without g-xlpina or other diacom
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Norwich, Thursday, Sept. 20, 1917
vehicle 'lamps at (.21 this
A Correct Fit
Correct, fit is . so important
part of a man's suit that we
make a study of the art. We
try to fit not only your body;
but to show you fitting colors,
proper styles, fitting materials,
for you and your needs.
We put a great deal of care
irito this, because we- accept
responsibility for it; if you are
not wholly satisfied we want
.you to come back with 4he
goods. . '
Men's Suits $18. to $30.
Wen's Overcoats $18. to $35.
Murphy & McGarry
. 207 Main Street -
'i? jewel Adjusted ' in 20
VALUE $3.C0.
Special Price $19.90
Easy terms 0 .suit purchaser.
Established 1372
144-146 Main St, Norwich, Conn.
It was 80 degrees in the shade Wed
nesday afternoon.
Local sportsmen learn 'that bluefish
and mackerel have struck on in the
Race. - .. ,
rMish Carrie E. Champlin. teacher of
piano and harmony. 14 Church street.
adv. : -
Today. September 30th, the dav's
length, has decreased a minute - over
three hours. . .. -
waiter JJenlson- has purchased a
14x43 foot houseboat which is at the
oolden Spur.
The Hu tiler family, of Norwich have
closed their cottage- at Neptune., Park
i or tne season. A
Mr.' D. F. Cliff oi-d will reopen school
for dancing and deportment earlv in
.ctpDer m Grange Hall. adv.-
Durtng August. GeorgeL. Chesbro.
of the Norwich State Free Employment
Bureau, placed 241 applicants.
Norwich barbers have received no
tice that they must renew their state
licenses on or before October 1.
In gal Is Brothers, -of Norwich, have
been carting the last of their lumber
from the Terry woods, at Old Lyme.
A party of .Norwich 'girls recently
spent a vacation at Galea Ferry on the
houseboat Gypsy, owned by Walter M.
.- The annual reunion of, the Twenty
Fourth regiment, C. V., will be ' held
in Middletown today (Thursday!, in
G. A. R. hall. .
The Airlie Woolen Mills. . Hanover,
ere among; the Connecticut plants
which are working busily on govern
ment orders.
At Rockville-. William A. Semole of
Hartford is act in a: manager of The
Southern New- England Telephone
company s exchange.
Sale of household furniture, dress
makers' supplies and fixtures, Wed
nesday and Thursday, at the Studio
specialty Shop. 52 Church street.
Phone 824. adv.
The Shore Line Electric railway
started in on their regular hour sched
ule from Saybrook Sunday and has
rendered good service all the week-
Robert Scott of the Chase Hill dis
trict. Ashaway, lost his entire crop of
several hundred baskets of peaches ns
a result of the freeze of September 10.
The local state employment bureau
Is finding it almost impossible to sup
ply the demand for women for house
work, too! makers and machinists, and
laborers to harvest crops.
State of Connecticut
All Residents of Connecti
cut owning taxable securities
are liable to tax at local rates
unless j the State Tax of four
mills on the dollar has been
paid . to - the State Treasurer
Hie estates of those who neg
lect to pay this tax must pay
Balances in Banks (not in
Savings Banks) are liable to
this tax. .
Instructions and blank lists
sent on application to State
Treasurer at Hartford.
American House
Special Rates to Theatre Troupes.
Traveling Man, Etc
Livery Connection Shetucket Street
Successor to
Bst work arid materia la at rlfhl
px ices l.y skived laocr.
Telephone - . Q West Main St
Clark Cooks Made and Palad to Ord
103 BROADWAY ' v k
TIIKRK is no nirtrtis:: jaeatum ta
Eastfcso Cuanectlcut ?au:ii u The Bui
ieUn tor ouiiiew results.
At tbe mfd-week meetiner of the Sec
ond Congregational church this even
ing, the latter part cf the-hour will be
given to a Ftudy of ouestinn3 concern
ing the Puritans in England.
Th? garden at the County Home on
I had worked so. faithful Iv and of which
iney were so proud, is showing the
fiamaguig effect cf last week's frost.
Today (Thursdas-V the district su
perlntendent, Revl George CI.. Scriven
er, of Norwich will, be in Mvstic. for
a visit and conference with Ev. A. H,
Withee. past br of the Methodist
At rue rvorwicn Bed Cross room.
khaki is -cut and ready to be taken
out by any person who' wishes to make
comfort ba'-e. "or to fill them, for the
fX'diers. The completed haars must bs
returned by September 26th.
Mrs. victoria Plant wisbes her
customers to know that her fall
models have come. I also have four
of the best surgical corsets in. New
England-- 1 clean and do any altera
tions on corsets. They sell from $2.50
up. Phone 1678. adv.'
Contracts for the building and com
pletion of "six 9,000-ton. steel ships,
each to be 425 feet in length, have
been seci'i--d by the Groton Iron
works and the craft will be built by
the Noank branch of the firm.
Wednesday afternoon Boss Farmer
Walter F. Palmer, of the Norwich
Rtate Hospital, returned fom the M.' F.
Plant farm' at East Lyme, with a half
dosn fine Berkshire hogs, to be added
to 409 or more on the hospital farm.
. An evangelistic team, in the effort to
secure increased membership. Is being
n!ar.ned for tne Norwich district of the
Southern New England Conference of
till .11 CLIU'UIOC V 1 1 11 1 ..II. v -1 E;aiIUAllUU m
to h perfected during the coming
month', .
The committee on Rally ' Day at
Trinitv Methodist church includes:
Cabinet of E. L.. J. C. Maepherson,
William Crow, Mrs. E. M.' Newbury,
Mrs. Frank J. King. Mrs. Costollo Llp
pltt Mrs, J. H. Newland, Mrs. J. B.
It In noted by a New Haven paper
that Mrs. John Addison Porter and
the-Misses Porter of New Haven, who
have taken a cottage at Madison
Beach for September will return to
their summer home in Pomfret later
in the Fall.
Herbert Gil'ett of Baltic has been
'n Lyme, disposing of Mis property on
Main street. One building lot as
purchased by 'Elmer Hewitt. The pool
room punning was sold to an out-of-
town purchaser, who will open a drug
store on tne lower floor.
Fishers Island Sunday afternoon
reused one of the biggest patriotic cel-
eiirationa ever known on that island.
when practically al! the people either
participated in or turned out to watch
the- parade, arranged through the ef
forts of the Home Defense league.
No person shall take or attempt
to tKe any nsn xnrougn tne ice bv
the nse, of more than ten lp-'ips. bobs
or similar devices set or held sta
tionary, at any one time and upon de
parture from the Ic- raut remove such
tip-up, bob or similar device, accord
ing t th new law.
' "Groton's new combination auto
pumper got its first test in actual fire
service and did good work Tuesday
night at 8.30 o'clock in a half-hour
ficht against a livelv fire at the frame
Swelling house of Mr. and Mrs. R. JS.
Jahnnon of IS Pleasant street. The
ose will be about $1,000.
"urC'y school teachers ofBroadway
cluirc-h; in search of helpful reading in
connection either with, the current les
sons cr with general methors have
had their attention directed by the pas
tor. Hev. E. S. Worcest'V, to the new
monthlv publication of the Congrega
tional Sunday. School Society. .
35. O. WlUey. of Norwich,' la visit
ing p. M. Davison, at Lyme.
Herman Rhode, manager of Royal
Farms, Amston, has been in' Nor
wich durlnff the week.
Walter Robinson of Main street has
returned from a visit with his moth
er at Sag Harbor, N. T.
Miss Louise. Long of ' Norwich has
been the guest of her mother, Mrs.
Elmer Wv Russell, of Niantic.
la miss uorotny nogers or jviontvme
r spendig a few daye with her aunt.
Mrs. George Guest of Norwich.
Mr. and. Mrs. CI. A. Beckwlth have
returns- to East-Lyme, after a few
days' stay with " relatives at Ledyard.
Mr. -and 'Mrs. Walter T. Lester have
closed their summer home at Groton
Long Point and returned to Norwich.-
Angus Park, of Hanover, .waa In
Norwich, Wednesday, on his' way to
Washington, on a brief business trip.
Miss Nora Sullivan of Starr street
left for Los Angeles, Cal., Tuesday to
spend several months with her sister,
Mrs. J. T. Adkins. x
Dr. A. D. MoFaddan, who has en
tered the government service, is still
at the Norwich Tuberculosis Sani
tarian, assisting his call.
Mrs. Frances . L. Lamphere has been
entertaining her nephew and his bride
from Vinalhaven, Maine, for a week,
at her home at Pleasure Beach.
Mr." and Mrs. Richard O. Libby, of
Norwich, have left for Boston. They
will be gone a week or ten days on
business and pleasure, touring eastern
Herman Johnson of Norwich was
guest early in the week of Mr. and
Mrs. Moses Hart at Montvilte, where
Mrs. Johnson and -son, Ronald, have
ceen spending tne summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gallup and son
Avery, and Miss Ella Leffingwell of
Ja8t Great .Plains, .orwich. were
recent guests of Mrs. Amelia Browne
and Mr.- and Mrs. Charles Palmer at
Mystic. .
T017N DEOT REDUCED $27,163.03
Figure Represents Largest Reduction in Any One Year Yost
Twenty Years Back Selectmen's Annual Report Will
' Show a Cash Balance of $28,122.61 All Bills Paid and
Disputed Claims Settled. ; f
The ' forthcoming annual report of
the selectmen of the town of Norwich
will show a reduction in the town
debt of $27,151.83, the largest reduc
tion for any one year in twenty years
hack. The report will, also show a
cash balance on hand at the close of
the year, September loth, of $28,122.01,
tne largest casn oaianca on nana in
twenty years.
In September, ,1915. the balance on
hand was $3,234.89 and at that time
there were unpaid bills that nearly
covered this balance. - This year all
bills have been paid to date, includ
ing the winter's coal supply at the
almshouse. During the year a new
concrete bridge was . built over the I
Tantle river at the foot of Sherman
street at- the Falls, this being , done
without special- appropriation. The
grading and other work at Bean Hill
Green cost $500. Walks at Chelsea
Parade were rebuilt and the macadam
from the city line to Backus corner
waa also rebuilt. Every bill known
and presented to the town to Septem
ber 1 has been paid and disputed
claims against the town, aom0 of
which have been running for- ten or
more years have been settled. There
are now no disputed claims against
the town.
First Selectman .Casper K. Bailey is
working on his annual report which
will soon be- off the press and ready
for distribution.
Sergt. and Mrs. Allen C. Matthews
are enjoying a ten days' trip to New
Haven, - ew Work and up the Hudson.
During Sergt. Matthew's absence
Sergt. John Kane is acting first ser
geant and Officer Delaney is subeti
tuting for Sergt. Kane in Greeneville.
An East Lyme correspondent notes
that Dr. and Mrs. William T. Browne
of Norwich were calling in the village
tne other day and that Ait and Mrs.
D. B. Richmond and Miss Helen Rich
mond returned with them and spent
the day at their home in Norwich.
oupt. ournap Keceivea Heporta on
s Samples Taken From Both Reaer
voire. . ' V.
According to the reports of the Con
necticut Laboratory of the state board.
of health on samples of water taken
from both Falrview and Stony Brook
reservoirs by Superintendent Edwin
L. Burnap the water is entirely jafe
lr unilKinu ;ui puses. lac sample
were sent on y tupt. isurnap August
14 to the Connecticut Laboratory of
the state board of health with labora
tories in MIddletown, following out
his practice of having analyses taken
at intervals during the year, h ollow
ing. is the report on both samples:
- Fairvipw.
This water is free from color, odor
sediment and turbidity. Its -mineral
content, is low and it is soft. The or
ganic content is low and the chlorine
figure is somewhat in excess of the
normal for the . region.
The bacteria are not high in num
bers and no suspicious organisms wore
The above results do not show evi
dence of the presence of dangerous
contamination and the supply appears
to be entirely safe and "quite satis
factory for drinking purposes at this
C. J. BARETEJLL, Director.
P. E. BRU.MSFIELD, Chemist.
Stony Brook.
This water, is low in' mineral matter
and is soft. The sample submitted
shows a slightly noticeable color. The
figures for organic constituents ae
not high and the .chlorine figure is
but slightly in excess of the normal
for the region.
The bacteria are not too high in
numbers and appear to be harmless
The above results show no evidence
of the presence of dangerous contami
nation and the supply is apparently
entirely safe for drinking" purposes at
the present time.
C. J. BARjETELL. Director.
- P. E. BRUMSFIEO), Chemist.
Rainfall for August.
The rainfall for the month of Au-.
gust this year was considerably more
than that in 1918 ror tne same monttt-.
This year the rainfall amounted to
4.53 inches, while in the year previ
ous it amounted to only 1.27 inches.
Gave Peach Supper.
Tuesday evening -the Ladles' Aid so
ciety of the Leffingwell church gave
a peach supper at the home of Deacon
Charles Lemngwu in juemngweii.
There were about two hundred pres
ent including a number from out of
town. Over $33 was realized from
the sale of peach short cake, cake and
ice cream. The peaches ana ice cream
were contributed by Deacon Leffing
well. -
Mayor Allyn L. Brown Spoke Inter
j eating ly on Defense Council.
- The men's class of the First Baptist
church with a few invited guests held
an enjoyable social at the, church
Wednesday ' evening.
At seven o'clock a delicious supper
was served.. The menu was as fol
lows: '
Clam Chowder
Celery " Plckela Rolls
'Pumpkin Pie . CheAe
About forty were seated at the at
tractively arranged tables and were
served by Mrs. Le Rue iBliven, Mrs.
Robert Otis, Mrs. Stephen Peckham
and Mrs. Harry Ward. Rev. . George
H. Strouse offered the blessing.
The class had as special guests
Mayor Allyn L. Brown and Rev. J. H.
Newland, pastor of the Methodist
Mayor Brown spoke InterestinglySbf
the council of defense with its war
committees for the state, county and
town. Mayor Brown, said that all the
fighting was not in the field. We
must fight at home and urged that all
stand back of the council and uphold
its great work. Rev. Mr. Newland
Spoke of the Ideal Man, whom he saylr:
is made up of three bones: the, back
bone, the wishbone and the funny
bone. The " backbone ' eynonomous of
determination to make good; the wish
bone inspiration to rise, and 'the
funny bone, laughter to be cheerful.
Mr. Newland closed his talk with the
thought of standing for the best in us.
Much enthusiasm was expressed for
both , addresses and the first of this
winter's socials to bo held by the class
which had proved most successful.
Bessie Gillie Faces Trial on Charge
of Theft.
Gymnasium is Being -Put in First Clasa
The officials of the local T. M. C.
A. are getting things in readiness for
the opening of the fall activities which
will begin on October 1st.
This year the lobby will probably Be
a busy place fv far as the use of the
games is concerned: another billiard
table has been added, making; a total
of four, and all of these are being put
in first class condition.
The other games will be overhauled,
and made ready for the fall and win
tr. - i .
Physical Director R. F. Crosby is
busy getting the gymnasium in first
class condition, painting i the game
lines, and repairing the apparatus, etc.
The locker rooms and lockers are
undergoing needed repairs.
Three Norwich Boys Have Been Trans
fared to 102nd Regiment.
Walter Moran, Irving Bogue and
Michael J. A'di, who were among the
first six drafted men from Norwich
ave been transferred from Camp
Devens to the 102nd regiment which
as been formed from the First and
Second regiments. C. N. G. ' The par
ents of the two former received word
Wednesday morning from their sons
stating that they expected to leave for
Somewhere in France" at no dis
tan date. The 102nd has been wait
ing to reach the required army
strength before leaving for ' France.
Messrs. Moran and Bogue left in an
automobile Wednesday morning to
isit their sons, perhaps for the last
time until after the war.
Hnraford's Arid Phosphate
1 Beneficial to the nerves and brain.
Relieves the strain of ovar-work and
mental worry. Buy a bottle.
resume teaching in Cranford,
Mrs. Henry T. Arnold is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Chester Johnson, in
Plainfield, N. J. "
Mrs. A. EL Cobb and son Edward of
Canaan are visiting 'Mrs. Cobb's parents,-
Mr. and 'Mrs. John H. Powelson.
i i .
Mrs. Guy "Warner Eastman of Wash
ington street - is returning . to town,
after passing the vacation at Gardner,
Lake. v. '
Mrs. Edward E. Perry and her sis
ter, Mrs. George Corts of New York
have been passing several days in
town. :
William F. Hill. Attacked Wednesday
by Animal and Badly Injured.
William T. Hill, the local real -es
tate dealer, was bitten Wednesday by
supposedly mad dog. Ten minutes
after Mr. Hill was bitten Dot War
den Quinn had captured and shot the
nimal. Mr. Hiil was severely bit
ten, v
Miss Mary A. Johnson of Washing
ton street has been appointed assist
ant in the Public Library on 79th
street. New" Tork.
New Haven society' papers mention
that Mrs. Huntington Lee and son
will return next week from Norwich,
where they have been passing the
summer. y -j .
" After- a few weeks spent at her
home on East Town street, Miss C. C.
Bacheler, a member of the faculty in
Miss Master! school; leaves - today
Thursday) for Dobbs Ferry-on-the-Hudson.
Claudius Victor Pendleton. .
The funeral of Claudius Victor Pen
dleton was held, from his late home in
Yantic Tuesday afternoon at 2.30.
There were a large number' of rela
tive sand friends present. The casket
was surrounded with handsome flow
ers. Rev. James (. Young officiated
and also made an address. The bear
ers were Nathan A. Bingham, Jabez H.
Pailey, Alexander Pendleton and
Charles Pendleton. - Burial was in the
family lot fri Yantic cemetery yhere
Rev. Mr. Young read a committal ser
vice. Undertaker Charles A. Gager had
charge of the funeral arrangements.
Joseph T. Fanning. Jr., Appointed Ser
The officers of the N. F. A. Battalion
held a meeting at the close of school
Wednesday and voted to send for sam
ples of material for uniforms. Whether
the uniforms are purchased or not is
dependent upon the number that turn
out for the first drill which will prob
ably be held Tuesday of next week. Jo
seph T. Fanning, Jr., '17, has been
appointed a sergeant in the First Co.,
to take the place of one of those ap
pointed last, year who did not return
to schooL -
Tug of War. Contests. '
Wednesday afternoon at the
Thamesvilie Power station two tug-of-war
ecr. tests were held by the men
there with a pair of trousers donated
by Murphy and. McGarry. The trous
ers were as good as a rope however,
as the two bunches of huskies failed
to rip' a single thread. The men who
pulled were: Walter 'Nelson, John
Faulkner, Tony - Rumcofsie, Frank
Markie, Joseph Boazzle, Paul Schnider,
Peter Schf uski, Mac . Dorskey, Alen
Suduseke, Frank Markie, Tony Rum
cofsie. e-nd Joseph Boazzle.
Bessie . Gillis, negro, 2-6 years old,
who claims New Haverf as "her resi
dence, waa before Judge Coit in the
New London police court Wednesday
morning to answer to the charge of
theft from the person on two counts.
She entered a plea of not guilty, but
the court found probable cause and
she was bound over for the next term
of the superior court under bonds of
$500 on the first count and. $250 on the
second. Not being able to secure the
necessary surety for the $750 she was
committed." -
Monters Guertino of Noank was
the first victim of the alleged theft.
and he testified that while walking
along Bradley street Saturday night
he was approached by the woman
who placed her arms around him and
urged him to go into a house with
her, at the same time., drawing him
into an alleyway, where she continual!
to hug him. During this process she
-is supposed to have reached into
Guertino's pocket and extracted $7
which was in his trousers pockets. Af
ter he had gone out -into the street
Guertino put his hand into his pockets
and found that the money was miss
ing. - He immediately returned to
the place where he left Bessie and
found her in conversation with two
other women. When he asked for
his money one woman punched him
in the face, while another drew a
knife and threatened to stab him if
he attempted to go neary her. , While
he was arguing with them Patrolman
Fitzgerald and Joseph Emeroso, a pri
vate in the Twenty-ninth company,
Coast Artillery, stationed at Fort
Wright, came into . the alley. At the
sight of the men in ' uniform the wo
men ran away. '
The soldier aaid that he first met
the negro woman at the foot of Pot
ter street, near the railroad yard,
when she came up to him and asked
for a dollar. Taking out his pock
et book in which was $5 he extracted
the requested amount while she look
ed on. The woman is supposed to
have taken the pocketbook from the
soldier, emptying it of the money and
then returning It to its original place
in. the left breast pocket .of his coat.
In the back compartment of - the
pocketbook was a ?10 bill which had
been overlooked.
After the woman had escaped from
the alleyway in Bradley street. Pa
trolman Fitzgerald instructed the
soldier to run in the direction of the
railroad tracks, while he searched in
the opposite direction. As the sol
dier neared the tracks he saw a form
dart between two freight cars, and
quickly following reached the Central
Vermont freight house shortly after
Bessie had crawled under the build
ing. He forced her to come out and
was not long in taking her to the po
liceman, - .
Local Churches Plan Special Services
For Next Sunday.
Beginning next Sunday, the No
License campaign will strike a lively
On Sunday morning Rev. A. F. Pur-
kiss and Rev. S. H. Howe will speak
on the subject from their pulpits.
Gustave Bochman, field secretary of
the Connecticut Tempterance Union
will speak at the morning service at
Norwich Town, Many churches will
take up special collections for the
In the evening a union mass meet
ing will be ' held in the Central Bap
tist church at which Charles F. Tay
lor of Greenwich will be the principal
speaker. Mr. Taylor comes from some
months of recent service for the gov
ernment among the soldiers and sail
ors and will have interesting view
point to present.
Mr. George S. Palmer of New Lon
don has been invited to speak at this
meeting also.
On Tuesday evening in the Town
hall, James H. Wortendyke, of CaJJ
fornia, a leading orator of the Pacific
coast, will present some interesting
phases of the western battle against
On- Wednesday evening John F.
Cumneen of Chicago will give the
people a glimpse of the demon rum
as seen by an Irish workihgman. He
will speak at Union hall, Greenevilie,
at 7.30 and in the center of the city
at. 8.15. On the same evening G, E.
Richtor of Darie will speak at the
Town hall in Occum.
On Sunday, Sept. 30, a union meet
ing for men only will be held ' In
Broadway church, the principal speak.
er being Samuel H. Davis, Esq., of
Westerly, R. I.
On Sunday.sept.' 30. at 4 p. m., x.
Alex Cairns of New Jersey, a wise
and witty Scotchman, will speak is
Ponemah hall, Taftville.
The committee is to use the vacant
store in the Breed building as head
quarters for the remainder of the
campaign. A poster exhibit will be
Latest Materiala Displayed During
-Strle Days in the Norwich Stores I
epeolal Raincoat for Motorists
Fur Trimminge Fashionable Skirt
la Narrow High Waist-Line Pro-
The reopening of the' stores Wed
nesday evening provided an extra op
portunity for shoppers to inspect the
elegant stocks offered during the for
mal Style Days in the Norwich stores.
Throughout the evening, as was the
rule all day, many inspected the rich
apparel, . fasnlonable hats and - furs.
newest ideas in accessories and the
like, displayed to such advantage.
Particular Interest was shown, in
the new suits, coats and dresses for
every occasion, with which the local
stores are so well stocked.
Favored colors for the - season's
newest fabrics appear to be Pekin-
a dashing blue of peacock tint ele
phant ' gray, reindeer, a - soft ' tint
greatly liked, soldier blue and taupe
which has a wonderful lease of
Browns continue good and the deep
rich tint of green, called either forest
or Russian is the hue of some smart
suits and coats.
Leading Fabrios.
As to fabrics, velours, bolivias,
broadcloths, and gabardines are in
the lead, although an occasional serge
is snown in good . and attractive de
Pompom Coats,
For coats, there has been .put n
the market this season a fascinating
material referred to as pompom, soft
finished, heavy and silky in appear
ance, yet working up into garments in
the most effective way. This smart
Women '.Here is
A Dandy Thing
Few drops on corn or callus
top pain, then they lift off.
Your high heels have put
corns on your toes and cal
luses on .the bottom of
your feet, but why cart
This tiny bottle holds aa
almost magic fluid. A
genuis in Cincinnati dis
covered this ether com
pound and named it free
zone. Small bottles oA
freezone can be had at any
iS drug store for a few cents.
Don't limp or twist youff
tace in agony and spoil
your beauty, but get a .lit
tle bottle of freezone and
apply a few drops on youi
tender, aching corn or cal-'
lus. Instantly the sore
ness disappears and short
ly you will find the corn
or callus so shriveled and
loose that you can lift it
off with the fingers.
Just'think! You get rid
a hard corn, soft corn
a corn between the toes.
as well as hardened cal-"
luses without sufferine
one particle. Millions of women keen
a tiny bottle on the dresser and never
let corns ache twice.
new Eoods ia disolaved in models
Pekin and elephant gray, in particu- difficulty as long ago as last summei
lar, which are beautiful in the lastH and created jthe Council of National
degree. Defense which consists of six of the:
Fur trimmings are to have a great I secretaries ..of the departments, mem-
run, as prefigured by models earlier Ders or tne president s cabinet. There
put upon the market.- I Is also an advisory commission of sev
Collar and cuffs of all the favored I en men, who are experts in their par-
furs appear, while many of the heav
ier coats show aeep borders of fur.
Pull Backs Liked.
Wtyile solid colors predominate, the
makers are sending out some smart
coats in checks, mixtures and over
shot materials, and some of
have the full backs and straight Unas
which appeal to many fastidious
Military belt and touches generally
row after row of buttons se'f-covered
fancy bone, or what not, adorn coats
and suits. Shawl collars are con
spicuously in favor and pockets,
slashed, inserted, patch, or fancy, play
a big role in the season s favorite
Roadster - Raincoat.
ticular lines, to act with the council.
Under the provisions of the law creat
ing them it is apparent and becomes
more so upon investigation, that this
council obviates, in a great measure,
the necessity of expansion by the de-
theee rartments to which I have already re-
icn cu. x ma t;uuiii.u is rcu.uy inn
agent of all the departments of the
government in so far ns it is capable
of being in securing all kinds of in
formation necessary in the conduct ol
the war. It has limited powers also in
the furnishing of materials and men.
As the coiTcil becomes more and mora
efficient and capable in the same ra
tio it is of greater service to the nation
through the various federal depart
ments, and this being so. the value of
ov,! ,t,iv, ,, , , ..I organizations in the several states op
Something which will appeal to the , ...
motorlstfs taste was noted, yester
day, in the shape of a Roadster rain
coat which can be used at any time.
This swagger new design comes solid
or in striped surface, is rubberized, .is
equipped with two or three capacious
pockets which can be buttoned to in
sure safety for their contents during
crating more or less under its direc
tion and organized after a common
standard, becomes quite impressive.
Tho plan, if completely carried out aa
It is hoped to do. brings into existence
powerful and efficient groups all over
the country working hand in hand with
the federal government and relieving
sure Btucij lui uioii uuiuciita """"R I . -
storms, and. best of all, the "mart j J"e"do
Erarment sells at from $10 to $20. A
special dark gray Oxford is offered for
hard service for motorists.
High Waist Line.
Coats, as weW as suits and dresses.
follow out the high waist idea,' in
spite of earlier predictions that long
waists were to have the call this sea
A bewildering line of waists, sep
arate skirts, afternoon and reception
dresses was on view yesterday, each
demanding special comment later.
Skirts Narrow.
Ti m mAAfstl alrfrt- im nnrrnw am TiP-
fits . war year when saving material state, and every effort is being made
is a natriotie dutv so that from two to bring home to them a realization
to two and a quarter yards is the of the existence of this organization
width of the' latest skirt. and what it hopes to do here. People
j - i rn-j ! can ness co-operate oy supporting it
whonAvpr nlnna mpAt wftVi rl nr.
The waist with high collar is also I
a topic to be considered later; tnis taking any independent activities in
season Fashion rules that at least one connection with the war of a relief
ligations and accomplishing this which
otherwise might not be realized.
The people of Conectleut naturally
are interested in knowing the state's1
own council of defense is co-operating
in tnis work with the body in Wash
ington, and it is a great pleasure to b
able to say tfiat we were informed that
the work in .this state was highly sat
isfactory in' every way and that we
are ranked with a few other states aa
the leaders in this movement. Ol
course, to make the Connecticut State
Council of Defense most valuable, it
should have the support and backing
and co-operation of the people of the
high -collared waist is indispensable to
a woman s wardrobe; tnese cnarmmg
waists are developed in georgette and
other soft fabrics, and are finished
with a Jabot, long or short, which
smart addendum is quite as fascinat
ing as the waist proper,
nature without first gottlng In touch
with it. The Council will can on the
citizens of Connecticut frequently in
the fu:ure as the war comes closer to
our ioors.
"The state should know also .with
what fidelity and zeal Governor Hol-
BuV reading about these charming comb nas worked with the federal gov
designs is not nearly so satisfactory
as seeing them! Style Days continue
during this week.
Act upon the suggestions ofThe
Bulletin's advertiaera today and se
cure a share of these smart offerings
n every line, while stocks are fresh
est and bestl
Y. M. C. A. Wireless Club.
The Y. M. C. A. Wireless club held
its regultw meeting Wednesday even
ing and spent much time discussing
the- coming-entertainment by the club
which will be put on about the first of
November. President Louis Smith is
very hopeful for a successful season
for the members of this interesting
.Wrist Watch for Benjamin Sullivan.
Benjamin Sullivan, who leaves for
Camp Devens, Ayer. Mass., today with
the Norwich drafted men, was on
Wednesday presented a wrist watch
by his associates at the Cutlery,
Wire Down.
A wire down in front of the Bfed
building on Main street was respon
sible for one stroke of the fire alarm
at 5.45 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.
Milford The local fishermen are in
the dumps; the blues have left .Ihess
parts and it la rarely that one is
snared. A few fiat fish now and then
Is alL
Statement of Official of State Council
Following .Viait to Norwich.
ernment and through the state council
li the general plan for preparedness.
In fact, in several Instances he has
been a leader In this country in the
adoption or war measures. and
thrrugh him Connecticut is now gen
erally looked upon as In the forefront
of the states of the Union in readiness
for this great War."
Cornices Are Safe.
Commenting on the collapse of the
cornice of the Redden building in New
London, which resulted in tho death of
one person and injuries to two others.
An official of the Connecticut State . K. Linicus, building inspector, de-
Council of Defense, . recently returned clared Tuesday evening that there was
from Washington Where he visited the no particular danger irom similar ac-
Council of National Defense on official cldents on other buildings in the bus-
bustness. Asked for a statement of mess sections so rar as he knows.
his impressions of his visit and the
federal council's impressions of the Middletown Countv Farm Bureau
work of the Connecticut council, Ue Agent John H. Fay. Samuel Russell.
said: Jr.. and Mr. and Mrs. Frederick
An examination of the work, of the Brewster of Durham, recently return-
council of national defense and its ad- d from Watervllle, Maine, where they
visory commission ana tne suD-com- were present at a sale of registered
mittees of both of these bodies brings Hereford3, by the New England. Here
out the great opportunity which this I ford Breeders association. Mr. Rus-
unique organization has for large ser- sell purchased four, head of this stock
vice in connection with the war. The I and -Mr. Brewster two head. This new
average -person is familiar in a vague stock will be a valuable acquisition
way, with the manner in which tne
business of tho federal government is
carried on. He knows of the general
division of 'legislative, executive and
judicial powers and that these powers
are put into effect through the agency
of numerous departments. Inasmuch as
during its history this country has been
almost continually at peace, the de
partments are built up on that basis.
and it is extremely difficult for them to
expand at short notice to war size di
mensions. Congress recognized this
to the live stock of the county, as it
Is pure bred beef. 0
Big Smoker Friday evening at the
Moose Home on Laurel Mill.
"Frult-a-tives" Made Kim Feel
As If Walking On Air
OsnxiA, Nov. 28th. 1914.
Tor over two years, I was troubled
with Constipation, Drowsiness, Lack of
, , j i t r t i - t
sippeuie ana neaaacnes, yjuo any x saw
your sign which read " Fruit-a-tives
make you feel like walking on air. "
This appealed to me, so I decided to
try a box. In a very short time, I
began to feel better, and now I feel fine.
I have a good appetite, relish everything
I eat, and the Headaches are gone
entirely. I recommend this pleasant
fruit medicine to all my friends ".
50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size, 25c.
At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-
a-tives Limited, Ogdenaburg, N.y,
yiipmnii i wi.Jt..u .iiiiww
funeral Direct3fs
and Embalm en
322 Main Street
Chamber of Commerce Building
'Phone 238-2 Lady Aaalatant
Ernest L Bnllard
All String instruments repaired
Violins sold en eaay term
For appointrnenta addreaa E.
E. BULLARD. Bliss PUee. Nara
wich. Conn.

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