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NORWICH BULLETIN : MONDAY OCTOBER f 29, 1917
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TWO MEN KILLED
STRUCK BY EXPRESS
Charles Wheaton and Louis Prue
Wars Driving Home From ' Garden
Saturday Evening. ' -
Charles Wheaton . and Xouls Brue,
both , of this city. were instantly kffl-
ed and their bodies horribly mangled
when 'the wagon in which they were
riding-'.w struck by. the New Xork-
Boston express, due in this city at
6.82. The accident occurred on the
Columbia road, about 100" feet inside
of the city limits at 6.40 Saturday ew-
j. Both men were -carried about 40
Jfeet by th engine. Prue's body was
dragged the furthest. The top or his
head was taken completely off and
his brains were scattered along1 the
tracks. His arms and legs wre
broken In -several places and his body
waa gashed. Wheaton si body was
also mangled, and his arms and legs
'were broken in several places. iSoth
'men were cut -about the face, but iden
(tifl cation was easy.
j The wagon was demolished, parts of
'it being carried ISO feet. The horse
Shadf a gash about eighteen inches 'otig
i and six inches deep on his flank-. -He
(was able to walk but his owner or
j dered him shot.
j The engineer on the train, which
iwas about fifteen minutes late, was
named Potter. The brakes were ap
plied as soon as the engineer became
'aware of the accident.
i Medical ExaminerW. L. Hlggins of
.South Coventry . was notified and the
I bodies were not moved until he ar
'rived. Wheaton was immediately
'Identified and iPrue was- recognized
The men were going to Prue's gar
den to get some cabbages and left
this city about 6.30. Although no cab.
bagea were scattered ' around where
the accident happened, from the po
sition of the horse and. the bodies, it
looks as if the men were returning to
this city when struck. The crossing
Is in a bad place, as a sand bank
hides the tracks until one gets on
the railroad and the noise of the wag
ion wheels on the cement road prob
iably deadened all noise of the ap
f preaching train.
Wheaton is survived by his wife and
th-es children. Prue leaves a wife
and two children.
THE. WHOLE NEIGHBORHOOD
Mrs. Anna Pelzer,2526 Jefferson St.,
iSo. Omaha. Neb., writes: I can rec-
emmead Foley's Honey and Tar as a
sure cure for coughs and colds. It
cured my daughter of a bad cold. My
neighbor, Mrs. Benson, cured herself,
and her whole family with Foley's
'Honey and Tar, and everyone in our
neighborhood sneaks highly of it.'
fThis reliable family remedy masters
croup. It clears the air passages and
'eases the gasping, strangling fight for
The Lee Osgood Co.
DR. F. C. JACKSON
Removed to 715 Main St, Willimantie
ours t a. m. to 8 s. m. . . Fhone 44
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- 62 Church St, Willimantie, Ct. .
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JOHN MNAMARA DIES ,
FOLLOWING STRANGE ACCIDENT
Looking at Rear Light of Automobile
When Run Dawn by, Oscar Amur
John McNamara of 286 North street,
this city was fatally injured and died
a -few minutes later when struck-by
an automobile owned and driven by
Oscar Arnurius of Manchester o tfeo
Willimantic-Hartford state road, near
Mr, McNamara was taking an au
tomobile ride - with Albert YounfS of
this city and near the Green they
stopped and McNamara went to the
rear ,of the car to see how the rear
light was burning. He had not been
there two minutes when the other car
crashed into -him. Both cars went
about fifty feet before they stopped.
The only damage done to the Young
car was that the rear light was knock
McNamara was injured in the. groin
where the light-was 'probably impress
ed by the collision and on the right
thigh where the other auto hit him.
The pelvic bones were crushed and a
large artery was broken in his leg.
Young was standing in front of the
car, just to one side. He glanced up
and' saw the car coming and the next
thing his car hit him, knocking him,
down and Doth cars nrusnea past
him. His injuries were confined to
a lacerated hip ana bruised nana.
The car in which' McNamara ,was
riding was stopped on the right hand
side of the road, and he was probably
in front, of the light when the acci
dent occurred. Another auto was
passing just before the accident took
place and Arnurius says that he' was
blinded by the light and turned to
the right and did not see the other car
until he was on ton of it.
MerdicarExaminer Dr. W.'R. Tinker
viewed the body and gave permission
for its removal. -.
Mr. McNamara was born In this
city Dec. 2. 1881, the son of Thomas
and Ann Nicholson McNamara. He
was a moulder by trade but had been
janitor of the Model school in this
city for the past six years. He was
well known and liked for his gener
ous and pleasant disposition.
He is survived by a brother, Wil
liam J. McNamara. a mining engi
neer of Fairbanks. Alaska, and three
sisters., Mrs. John Pickett, of 104 Lew.
iston avenue, Willimantlc, Mrs. Frank
O. Dwyer of Boston, Mass., and Miss
Agnes F. McNamara of Willimantlc.
EIGHT CITIZENS VOTE
APPROPRIATION OF $3,400
And It Only Takes Them Three Min
utes Extra Money for Sewers and
the Fire and Police Departments.
The sum of $3,400 was appropriated
at a special citv meeting at the sC?Vn
hall, Saturday, afternoon in a session
which was attended by eight citizens
and which lasted about three minutes.
The resolutions were adopted with
out debate as the warning read and
were as follows:
Resolved: -That the sum of 92004' be
appropriated in addition- to -the sum
heretofore appropriated ' for 'the con
struction of sewers in the city dur
ing the fiscal year in conformity with
the provisions of the charter and or
dinances. , - t
Resolved.-That the sum of" $700
appropriated in addition to the sum
heretofore appropriated ta defray the
expenses of the fire department dur
ing the fiscal year.
Resolved. That the sum of 1200 be
appropriated in addition to the sum
already appropriated, to defray the
Soon cold, wintry nights will
be here winds that permit
no one going out and day
that will make -the fireside a
treasure. You will then want
to gather in a family circle and
listen to the sweet music of a
Columbia Grafonolo or an
Edison Diamond Disc
MUSIC WAS NEVER MORE
IMPORTANT to the Ameri
can home than in these war
days. Just as a fighting army
is a singing army, so music
helps to stir patriotism at
home and to give the strength
to bear war trials bravely.
Our easy - terms and . the
small initial payment are -all.
the more reason why you
should determine now to have
music at the fireplace before
the first snow falls.
Step in and let us play the
Edison Diamond Disc for you.
If you are a music lover you
will be delighted.
expanses' of the- police department' duf -In
the oreseht fiscal year.
The- meeting adjourned .at 2.10 on
the motion of Corporation" Counsel T.
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TOTAL SUBSCRIPTIONS 351.000
By 1315 Individuals for Liberty Bonds
Scouts Get Over 52,000 Subscrip
Willimantlc subscribed, or $351,000
worth of the second Liberty Ijoan
bqnda, . $22,000- short- of the sales for
the last loan;
Up to'Frtday evening, $262,100 worth
of the bonds had been sold, but the
big day was Saturday, even tnougn
the banks were open only tWo hours,
from 10 to boon. Durintr these two
hours, $89,600 was subscribed, or at a
rate of $12.4 a second. - too banks
were kept running at top notch all
morning -and it was nearly night be
fore they had the result of the sales
ready to send to me vvaarungton om
A total of 1315 Individuals sub-
scribed for the bonds '. in . this city;
making the average value of the bond
ror each suoacnoer zta. -
The Windham . National Bank jsold
$75,250 worth of the bonds Saturday
morning uid $283,360 during w the
whole time. The Willimantie Trust
company sold l,zoo - on -Saturday
morning and tnelr sales totaled $61,
Many tried to get bonds - at -' the
banks Saturday afternoon but were
unable. The Windham National bank
will have a few. of the bonds this
week although the real sale of the
bonds ended Saturday evening. .
The Boy Scouts did a great deal
of soliciting. . getting about $2,000
worth of bonds. ' The exact figures
have not been compiled yet, . but $2,
000 is given as conservative. About
12 boys sold enough bonds to win the
war service medal.
CARD HOME FOR AGED
To Be Opened aa Soon aa Six Persons
Apply Fee Probably $1,000.
The Card Heme for the Aged will
open as soon as there are six persons,
of 6S years of age or over, who desire
to enter the home. The home will ac
commodate ten. The fee was not de
cided upon by the directors who met
Friday evening but it will probably be
in the neighborhood of $1,000. .
-If there are not enough applications
for life membership, old people will
be allowed to board there, but in all
cases, under the terms of the will of
the late Mrs. Card, Willimantlc peo
ple will have the preference 'over all
others from the towns when they en
ter, and who will come from all towns
adjacent to the town of Windham as
well as the town of Windham.
Bridge Over 8hetucket Closed From
8 to 5.
The . selectmen ' have found it nec
essary to close the bridge over ' the
Shetucket river, at South Windham,
while it Is being replanked. . They
tried to have the people wait a little
while, until several were waiting and
then interrupt the work to allow them
to cross, but some' of the txtonle
abused tnis privilege o the authori
ties found it necessary to close the
bridge altogether to traffic, from 8 in
the morning until 5 In the evening.
DANIELSON "WOMAN'S PURSE
Found by Honest Man Who Turns
Bank ' Books Over to Police.
Albert Dansereau of 47 Arnold's
Lane found a woman's pocketbook in
front of - Jordan Brothers" garage on
Main street, Thursday. The pocket
book contained $19 in bills and two
bank books made out to Miss Ada. iff
.Buckley, one from the Putnam Sav
ings Bank and the other to the Wind.
him County National Bank, Danielson.
On one of the books was written Miss
Ada M. Buckley. ' In the - pocketbook
was also- a letter addresses to Miss
Ada M. Buckley, , Danielson, - care of
A. Reed. Chief Killourey tried to
get Into communication with 'Mr. Reed
several times Sunday' afternoon but
the telephone line was out of order.
Stoia Fruit, Swore; Fined.
Frank Prue waJ fouhd guilty, of us
ing abusive language .and ' with steal
ing fruit from the home of Mrs. Mary
DevaUey of Andover and not guilty of
assault on her,-when tried before Jus
tice of the Peace Faulkner, at And
He pleaded not guilty to the charges
but the conclusive evidence was that
he stole the fruit and also swore at
Mrs. Devalley when she caught him.
Be was fined 10 ana costs, amount
big to $26.11 which he paid.
Starrs Student Pays for Dark Lights,
Walter Smith, a student at Storrs
College, whose home is in New Ha
ven, was -before the police court Sat
urday morning, charged with violat
ing the auto laws by not having the
rear 'lights on nis automomie ligntea
while the car was parked in front
the Hooker House, Friday evening.
Smith said that when he left, .his
lights were burning all right but they
probably went out because of a lack
He .was released on pavment of the
costs of the case, as the court thought
that he was not aware of the lights
being out. The costs amounted to
12 to 0 in Football Game
New London Saturday.
Windham was defeated by Bulkeley
High echool at New London. Satur
day afternoon. 12 to 0. The boys play
ed a better game than usual, as most
always, when tnelr opponents score.
they became discouraged. Karl Tuck
er, who plays right halfback, was put
out of the game during the first half
by serious injuries. - He was hit on
the Head and knocked out. In add!
tlon, his nose bled and he became
sick. When he arrived in this city
he immediately went to Dr. Guild of
Windham who fixed him up, although
he la still lame and sick.
Two Bad Men at Chaplin.
In Chaplin two suspicious charac
ters have been seen around the streets
and several houses have been- broken
Into recently. Two men sleep in
deserted shack and it is thought that
thev are the ones who broke into the
shack of a lumberman and stole all
that-they saw. Including all the food
in the place.
Clayton Hanks of Carroll farm was
returning home Friday evening when
he saw the two men attempting to
break into his house. He . notified
Deputy Sheriff Fitts of Hamnton. but
when the sheriff arrived the men were
not to oe round.
Charged With Selling to Minor.
The case of Thcmas Zlinkas of this
city, charged with selling intoxicating
oeverages to a minor will be heard
before the police Monday morning. He
was arrested -last week but his ase
was postponed until Monday morning
at nis request.
.John Peter Erickson.
John Peter Erickson, 63, died at St.
Joseph's hospital at 6.30 Saturday af
lernoon, alter an umess or a week.
Mr. Erickson was taken ill with in
testinal trouble, which was the cause
of death Sunday morning, Oct. 21, and
aid not nave a doctor until Saturday.
The physician immediately ordered
Mr. Erickson taken to the hospital.
Me nad oeen tnere anout one and
half hours when he died of intestinal
He was born May 15, 1854, in Swe
den, the Son of Eric A. and Marie
Christine Erickson. He came to this
country when young and has lived
for the past thirteen years 'in Atwood
ville." Previous to moving there he
lived in Worcester, 'Mass.
Mr. Erickson Us survived by his
wife, Augusta Wranget Erickson, two
sons, Oscar A. of Lynn. Mass.. ''and
Axel of Atwoodville, a daughter Ethel
of Atwoodville, and two brothers. Carl
Krickson of Chaireevlile and Frank
Erickson of Munsey. Indiana, and a
sister. Mrs. Peter Johnson of Wor
Arrive In England.
Alderman Mcintosh received a ca
blegram from his son, William B. Mc
intosh, a corporal in the 101st Ma
chine Gun Corps, who just arrived, in
England. There are several other lo
cal young men in this battalion, in
cluding Alden Whittemore and Charles
Sweet, who were drafted.
Ambulance Out for Medical Case.
The sight at the-ambulance going
up Main street. Sunday, sent shivers
up the spines of many local people
as they thought another accident had
taken place, since three local people
were killed in accidents. Saturday eve
ning within an hour and a quarter. The
cause of the ambulance going out was
medical case on winter street, al-
Our statistics show that nine
out of ten like the Vocation
.far better than any other
phonograph tbey have -ever
heard. Hear it yearself . You,
too. wfll be won by the rich
-VocaUea tone the tefiaed
elegance of the cabinets and
tne ffcaa new privilege of play
ing each record as you wish
by means of the Gradnela ex
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-- WILLI M ANTIC
JAY M. SHEPARD ,
Succeeding Elmore ft Shepard
60-62 North St. Willimantie
J-"" -Aasistant Tel. connection
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though rumors went so far as to state
that a man had been found dead near
the frestern city limits.
FUNERAL. " .
The funeral of John Grady was held
from his home at 85 South Park street,
Saturday morning at 8.30. The re
quiem high mass at- St. Joseph's
church at 9 o'clock was sung by Rev.
T. v. Bannon. Burial was in St. Jo
seph's cemetery. .
Vandals Damage Property,
Thread company officials are look
ing for the young . people who are
damaging their property at the swim
ming hole on the Kfatchaug river. Sun
day morning two of the houses were
found knocked over.
Miss Ruth Munson of South Man
Chester spent the week-end with Miss
isdith WJllet. '
Mrs. S. Tllden has returned to her
home in Manchester after visiting her
r-rotfter, Mr. Eugene Ranaall or Valley
street, tnts city.
Four of . the local super-numerics' ot
tne police force were on duty Satur
day evening, Officers - Flske, Cronln,
Homonana and Jonn Jtmourey.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Willet, Misses
Edith Willet and Ruth Munson aoeffthe service of his country
Floyd Willet visited Mrs. Gordon This is the only flag in the vicinity
Splicer of Poquetanuck.
The rain, Saturday evening, came
in a most opportune time tor the local
jitney men as the dances were just
ending and they .were kept busy for
more than an hour.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Clinton of South
Windham have received word from
their son, Fred, who is in the'U. S.
army, now in France. He says that
it took twelve days to cross the ocean
and some of the sea was rather rough.
A motorcycle which attracted atten
tion on Main street Sunday after
noon, did not have any license plate.
Instead, it had a little brass disk,
about two Inches Fquare on the front
mudguard,' on which was stamped No.
C 365, Registered Motorcycle, N. H.
Town of Sprague Canvassers in Hoov
er Food Campaign Odd Fellows
Give Successful Social Honor Roll
Set Up at St. Mary's Church Mrs.
John Woods Chairman of Travelers'
Aid Committee. '
In The Bulletin Hanover news Sat
urday it should have been stated that
the sweater donated to a Hanover boy
in training at Camp Devens, did not
come from the chairman of the Baltic
Red Cross branch, but from the work
committee of the local branch.
The-' following young men of
Sprague who are in training at differ
ent camps have received sweaters from
the Baltic branch of the Norwich Red
Cross chapter:. Ernest Collins, ! James
Hussey, James Cullen, Timothy Sulli
van, Joseph Lemoine, Arthur Bou
chard, Alfred Peloquin, Donat Fur
nler. The boys greatly appreciated
their gifts. The work committee of the
Baltic branch does not wish to have
the work of -the local branch misrep
resented, as all has to be accounted
for by this committee. If the young
men who have gone into the service
from Hanover, or those who are about
to enlist will send their names to the
Red . Cross room they will receive
sweater sets as soon as possible. The
work committee appreciates the as
sistance which the-ladies of Sprague
are giving. The officers are soon to
prepare Christmas packages for the
boys of Sprague who have gone forth
to uphold the honor of the country.
Canvassers for Food Campaign.
Miss Agnes Brennan, chaifman ' of
the Sprague team which will assist in
securing names, of signers for the food
conservation has received a request
from the food administration commit
tee at Washington, D. C, to assist in
the food campaign, which will be con
ducted from October 29 to November
The following have been elected
members of the Sprague committee:
Miss Agnes Brennan, chairman; Miss
Rena Smith, secretary r Ethel Mullln,
J. B. Paul, Mrs. William Shugrue. Mrs,
William Park and Miss Marion Allen.
Mrs. Shugrue and Miss Allen will
solicit in Versailles. Mrs. W. G. Park
will obtain signers in Hanover.
Mrs. John Woods, Chairman.
The Health and Recreation com
mittee of the state Council of Defense
has organized a group of women to
act as Travelers' Aid. Mrs. John
Woods has been appointed chairman
Odd Fellows' Social.
The efforts of the committee in
charge of the social and dance given
by the I. O. O. F., M. U. In Club hall
Saturday evening were rewarded by a
large attendance. The affair was a
financial success. Paul's orchestra
furnished music. Prof. E. I-,. Tinkham
prompted for the square sets. Amer
ican flag novelties adorned the walls.
One hundred couples were present.
Visiting brothers came from New
London. Plainfleld, Norwich, Jewett
City, Taftville, Greeneville. Hanover,
Willimantie, Central Village and
I South Windham. During the evening
i an excellent lunch was served the
ST. MARY'S HONOR ROLL.
Boys of Parish Who Are in the Service
of God and Country.
A large announcement sheet framed
and placed at the entrance of St.
Mary's church bears this Inscription.
Pray for the soldiers and sailors of
St. Mary's parish who are serving God
and country." contains the following
names of members of St. Mary's par
ish who are in ' the United States
service: Andrew Arsenault. Alcldas
Ailard, Alfred Bernler, Arthur Bou
chard. Azarias Bessett. Jean Baptists
unarron. Alcldas Clocher. Alfred Car
on, Donat Furnier, Ovila Cadorette,
Simon Holmes. Leo Herard. Simon He
rard, Joseph Lemoine. William Morri
eette. William Murphy, Warren Himes,
Jonn Lt. Gronm, Rudolph Lambert,
Joseph' Chartier, .Timothy Sullivan. Al
fred Peloquin. Joseph Paul, Henri Rab
otaille, Etlenne Riel, James Hussey,
. Told to the Reporter.
Private James Hussey of . Camp
Devens, is spending a 4 8 -hour fur
lough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John Hussey of High street.
Miss Mary Bresnahan of Stafford
Springs is visiting for several days
with the Misses Brennan of High
Principal Floyd Tiffney, Misses Su
sie Smith, . Rena Smith, Ethel Mull
en, teachers at the Baltic public
schools attended the state teachers'
convention at New London Friday,
friends and relatives at Camp Devens
A number of Baltic people visited
G. S. P. Rocheleau of Jewett City
was in town Sunday.
R. W. P. Walker -spent Sunday with
friends in New Haven.
Alexander Rocheleau who entered
the United States service has receiv
ed his discharge from the camp at
which he was training in New Haven.
Bix Did you hear the Joke I played
on my wife?
Dfx Not unless you refer to your
getting her to marry you. Boston
Service Flag With Forty-three Stars
Indicate Patriotism of St.' John's
Catholic Parish Souvenir Shall for
' Pastor ToWn'a Liberty Bond Sub.
. acriptions $87,600.
Prentice Phillips, a member, of the
National Army at Camp Devens, spent
the week-end at his home here.
Misses Yvonne Monty and Eva Pa
quln spent the week-end at Norwich.
. Corporal Peter Kagan, 38th Co. C.
D. L. I. S., stationed at Fort ' Terry,
is spending a short furlough at his
Ovila Mitchell, first class private,
3Sth Co., C. D. L. I. S., hus returned
to Fort Terry alter spending a few
days at his home here. :
On Service Flag Flown by Pastor of
St. John's Church.
Rev.' William A. Keefe, pastor of St.
John's church, is the proud owner of
a service flag, which was unfurled on
Saturday for the first time, being ad
mired by all who saw it. The flag
nas 43 stars, one ror each ooy of St.
jonn s parisn.
whn Tina .nll.f& In
ana est. jonn's parish views with pride
this 8ynibol of patriotism.
Souvenir Shell; '
Recently a committee representing
the 38th Co., C. D. L. I. S., presented
Rev. Father Keefe a handsomely in
scribed souvenir shell, in- appreciation
of favors received from the pastor.
The souvenir is an inch and a half
shell used by the United States,
French, English and Russian troops,
mainly for torpedo defence, by subma
rine chasers, torpedo destroyers, gun
boats, etc., in one pound machine
guns, firing fifty to eighty per min
The shell bears the following in
scription, "Presented to Rev. William
A. . Keefe. by the Members of 28th
Co., C. D. Li. I. S.. Fort Terry."
Total Subscriptions $87,600. .
Plainfleld, people are elated over
the results achieved in the second Lib
erty loan issue of 1917 as the final re
ports of the First National bank are
that 187.600 has been subscribed. This
large amount has been raised mainlv
Dy ine village or Plainfleld with Its
3.000 Inhabitants, who cooperated to
do their bit . in the campaign. Central
Village turned In a generous amount
to the Liberty loan, which helped to
make the amount' so large.
Town Liberally Over'aubscribed for
LiberV Bonds William Williams'
Bequest of $5820 for Poor Available.
in the class of Stbnington borough
that have evidenced such real atrTot-
Ism and liberality in subscribing to
tne J-riDerty uond loan. The allot
ment to the town was $300,000, and
up to Saturday morning the amount
subscribed in the borough, and ad
jacent, was $846,050, and the books
were not yet closed. This subscrip
tion does not include the Pawcatuck
or Mystic sections of the town. When
the final total was reached the sum
subscribed J872 300. The largest sub
scription, S800.000 came from the At
wood Machine company which sub
scribed 800,000 In New York.
Fund for the Poor.
Warden Corneliiis B. Crandall re
ceived Saturday a che,ck for J58-20 to
be devoted to the aid of the poor of
Stonington borough. This is the res
idue of the estate of the late William
Williams, who died a few years ago in
New York and was a former resident
of the borough. The heirs of the
estate attempted to ' contest the ' will
by reason of this provision, but objec
tions were finally withdrawn. The
amount is now on deposit in the bank.
A ' 111 :
12,000 In gilt edge bonds and the bal
ance in cash.
Two drunks wore disciplined in the
8tonlngton town court Saturday.
Soma of the home guarders were at
the rifle range Saturday.
Miss Clara Clay is in Norwich, the
guest of relatives.
Harold G. Williams Cables That Ho
Has Arrived "Over There."
Harold G. Williams, honorably dis
charged from the U. S. navy Julv JO,
1917, after serving a four-year term
of enlistment- and iMh,h n rv, u
101st Machine Gun Battalion, 2ilh I
Division, U. S. A.. September 27, oa- '
Wed his father, .Dudley B. Williams, 1
TO ELIMINATE DANGERS j
OF FIRE CONDITIONS ;
Movement Will Bo Inaugurated in
New Haven and Bridgeport Tomorrow.
Hartford, Conn., Oct. 28. The plan
of the Connecticut State Council of
Defence to eliminate dangers of fire
conditions throughout the state for the j
sake of protecting property that forms
part of the resources of the nation will
be inaugurated in New Haven and
Bridgeport on Tuesday next. Accred
ited representatives of the Conserva
tion Association of Connecticut which
has the support of the state defence
council and thoMgh it the natlona'
council of Washington, will visit then
two cities on Tuesday and begin I
careful survey of lire hazards with thf
object of reducing these hazards to :
This survey will be made by expert
and letters hae beon sent to mayor
fire and police chiefs which, it is hop.
ed, will make their work easier. Th
council also asks the co-operation oi
the general public in making the wort
The conservation association com
posed of 97 trained inspectors, com
mittees of three of whom will visli
New Karen and Bridgeport Tuesday
?d work Tuesdays, Wednesdays and
Thursdays ot each week until their
task is completed. Thoy will examine
all property of considerable value, rec
ommending, where needed, means by
which fire dangers may be overcome.
Builaini-8 where regule.r insurance In
spection is made, comparatively isolat
ed property ot small value and build
ings classed s non-hazardou-4 will not
be visited, however.
The inspectors wUI be equipped with
authorization cards Issued by Govern
or Holcomlt and countersigned by the
sta'.e lire marshal! and Raymond M.
Bissel!. of Hartford, chairman of the
defense council. The movement is
part of a nation-wide campaign to
prevent waste ot resources by fire at
a time of grave emergency and is a
step also to protect plants nngaged
in the making of war materials, for
any small fire may lead to a conflagra
tion that would cripple some such fac
tory. This work has already been un
dertaken in several other atates.
TREATY PROHIBITS SEIZURE
OF NORWEGIAN 8HIPS
Statement to That Effect Published by
Norwegian Foreign Office.
London, Saturday, Oct. 27. The
Norwegian foreign office has publish
ed a statement to the effect that uncVr
the terms of the treaty of 1827 be
tween the united States and the dual
ti.onarchy of Norway and Sweden, the
United States in prohibited from seiz
ing Norwefilnn bhips under construc
tion in America, a. Central News den
patch from Copenhagen reports. The
foreign cmce add that there is reason
to believe the United States will act in
accordance therewith. '
Anarchy in Russia. '
Petrogrrad, Oct. 29. General Kaledl
ness Hetmann, of the Don Cossacks,
has telegraphed to .the war ministry
that it is. impossible to combat the in
creasing anarchy in the mining dis-
Keeping "young" depends upon
maintained vigor, elasticity of
muecl4xd;crteries and an active
mindf that epsr in happy touch
and sympathy witfr.the pleasures
and! affcirsv of youth. These de
sirable conditions are splendidly
a, snappy flavored, delightful ce
real table beverage, entirely free
from those non-food, harmful ele
ments caffeine, for example
which tend to harden the arteries
and bring on premature old age.
"There's a Reason" for
BETTER TIN CALOll
Thousands Have Discovered Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets are
a Harmless Substitute.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets the substJ.
tute for calomel are a mild but sura
laxative, end their effect on the liver Is
almost instantaneous. They are the result
of Dr. Edwards determination rot to treat
liver and bowel complaints with calomel.
Hit efforts to banish it brought out these
little olive-colored tablets.
These pleasant little tablets do the good
that calomel does, but have no bad after
effects. They don't tajure the teeth like
Btronz liquids or calomel. They take hold
of the trouble and quickly correct it Why
cure the liver at the expense of the teeth?
Calomel sometimes plays havoc with the
gums. So do strong liquids. It is best not
to take calomel, but to let Dr. Edwards
Olive Tablets take its place.
Most headaches, "dullness" and thai
lazy feeling come from constipation and
a disordered liver. Take Dr. Edwards
Olive Tablets when yoa feel loggy" an4
heavy." Note how they Idear" clouded
brain and how they "perk up" the spirits.
20c and 25c a box. All druggist,
$1.25 To New York $1.25
R LS A LiNfcl
TO NEW YORK
FREIGHT AND PAMCNG
NORWICH AND NEW VCrtK
From Norwich Tuesdays. Thurs
days, Sundays at 6 p. m.
New Tork, Brooklyn Bridge.
Pier, East River, foot Roosevelt
Street. -Mondaya, Wednesdays. Frl
daya at t p. m. Effective Oct. Uta,
1.2& F. V. KNOUSE. Aeowt
A GREAT VARIETY OF
2S-27 FRANKLIN STREET
trlcts, owir.fir to disorganization of the;
militia. He states that self-constituted
organizations are usurping an-
thorlty, and ssks for fnnds with which !
to reorganize tho militia.
NO CONFIRMATION Or
MICHAELIS' RESIGNATION j
But Berlin Newspapers Continue to '
Discuss His Probable 8uoeeaser.
Berlin, Saturday, 'Oct. 27, via Van- 1
don, Oct. 28. Although confirmation is
still lacking of the reports that Chan-
cellor Michaells has resigned, Berlin J
newspapers continue to discuss them
and devote columns to speculation aa
to the probable successor to the
chancellor. Prince Von Bluelow and I
Foreign Secretary Von Kuehlmann are
mentioned most frequently in this eon- :
nection. . t
In the opin.'on of the Tageblatt, Von
Bluelow appears to be the favorite for
the chancellorship. This newspaper
says, however, that Von Kuehlmann's
chances are improving although it is
well known that lie desires to remain
In the foreign ofllce.
Admiral Vladislavoff Missing.
Petrograd, Oct. 28. Admiral Vlad
islavoff, who was in command of the
suhrrSrlne flotilla during the German
operations against the Russian islands
In the Baltic, has disappeared. It is
believed he feJ overboard from a sub- ,
marine. . !
I Postum O
. W CEREAL
festum Cereal Camp"
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