THE FARMER: MAY 1, 1909
Why Mr, Archer Threw
Away His Crutches
Boyhood's Memories Last Life-Long Now, at 28,
Strong and Hearty Because of Good Blood.
"Dayton, Ohio, Jan. 10, 1909.
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At the celebration of the 25th an
niversary of the organization of Sea
side club, last night. Judge A.B. Beers
in responding to a toast, at the con
clusion of the banquet which was giv
en, dwelt for sometime upon the fact
that the club is the only one of its
age, size and importance that was
started and has always continued upon
sl cold water basis. The most famous
other club that attempted the same
program lasted, he said, but 40 days
end foundered on a rock.
The dinrar was served by Steward
William Crowley and was enjoyed by
some 200 persons. Jerome May's Banjo
orchestra furnished music. One of the
treats of the evening was a speech by
Dr. George L. Porter, who reviewed
the history of the club. President T
S. Willett was toastmaster and of
ficiated pleasantly. Frank Miller, in a
conversational way. described the
origin of the club. He said it started
in Nathaniel Wheeler's barn and was
really a horse club. He told some in
teresting anecdotes of gentlemen who
owned horses, who used to exaggerate
the speed and other capacities of their
steeds. David F. Read spoke Interest
ingly and briefly. Hie talk had to do
especially with the charter members.
Henry Parrot t and Judge William H
Kelsey also spoke, the latter reviewing
some financial history. He said that
when the club left Its quarters on
Main street it had S12.000. The site of
the present club was purchased. By
the care and economy of the earlier
members the organization has attained
its present importance and financial
Mrs. Jessie Bryant Gerard of South
Norwalk gave an interesting talk on
"Forestry." yesterday afternoon, be
fore the Authors' Club, which was en
tertained by Mrs. Frederick V. RhoaJes
at her home, 1815 Noble avenue. Mrs.
Gerard had maps, charts' and dia
grams with which she illustrated her
remarks. She said that the "dry
spells" of New England summers were
directly due to forest denudation. Her
address was Instructive and Interesting
and she was given a vote of thank?.
Refreshments were served.
Comedies presented entirely by young
women were the attraction at the en
tertainment given under the auspices
of the Y. W. C. A. in the chapel of
North church, last evening. Misses
Kerr. Decker, Tallon, Allen, Trenting
Raymond, Herdina. Kerchulis Bouton
and Banks participated in the playlet
entitled "A Business Meeting." which
was a bit of banter directed against
what women do not know about par
liamentary procedure. "Maidens All
Forlorn" depicted the anguish of sev
eral young women at a summer resort
without a man. and their deeper sor
row when the much advertised doctor
arrives and is found to be one more
woman, that Is to say, a female doctor.
Misses Williamson, Waterhouse. Darl
ing. ' Trenting and Herdina were the
artistes in the caste. Miss Brundage.
Miss "Hughes and Miss Poland contri
buted at the piano or by singing.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar D. Moore. 123
Clifford street, entertained 23 members
of the Grace Church Epworth League
New Haven, last evening, of which
Mr. Mocre was formerly president. A
most pleasant evening was enjoyed.
Rev. Dr. Saunders, pastor of Grace
church, was among the guests.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Feinnan, 5 Highland
avenue, give a dinner this evening, in
honor of Mr. and Mrs. J. Paternack,
who are about to sail for Europe.
Among those who will be present are
Mies H. Blitz. Mr. and Mrs. H. Herchl,
Mr. and Mrs. Bliewiess all of New
York, and Mr. and Mrs. George Faust,
Mr. and Mrs. S. Kline.
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tures on cooking which are to be given
daily next week in Warner Hall by
Mrs. Helen Armstrong, the famous ex
pert, who is coming under the auspices
of the Bridgeport Gas Light Company.
H. H. Jennings and his eon, H. H.
Jennings, of Hartford, were in this
city, yesterday, renewing acquaint
ances. Rev. F. R. Sanford. recently of Christ
Church. Guilford, will take charge of
St. George's in the West End, to-morrow.
Miss Eliza E. Graham. Stratford, is
the new contralto of the choir of the
First Baptist church. She takes the
place of Miss Ruth Lathrop. who sings
in New Haven this year. Miss Graham
is a pupil of Mrs. F. B. Grannis, who
is the soprano of the quartet.
The pupils of Guido Hocke Caselotti
will give a recital in Lincoln Hall,
L. H. Moulthrop. 23 Gilbert street,
has accepted the position of tenor in
the ouartet of the First Presbyterian
The Berkshire Yacht Club is growing
rapidly. The new club house is almost
finished. A float will soon be placed.
The closing social for the season cf
the Colon na Society was given yester
aay in their rooms in the Alemeda.
There were eight tables of whist. The
hostesses were: Mrs. N. Ellsworth
Cornwall. Mrs. David Coe. Mrs. Carlton
Thomas of Stratford, and Mrs. Fred
Banks. The prizes included a very
beautiful water color sketch by Mrs.
Cornwall. The. prize winners were Mrs.
Bartram. Mrs. Paul, and Mrs. Thomp
son. Mrs. E. J. Xaramore. this city, was
honored with an election to the office
of treasurer of the Mother's Congress,
which was in session in Hartford on
Thursday and Friday. Mrs. Naramore
is president of the local organization.
The party given by Mr. and Mrs.
James S. McNamara in honor of their
daughter. Margaret Linscott. was a
delightful occasion. Among the guests
were: Helen McGrath, Esther, Elenor
and Svea Wikman, Helen Maxwell,
Ruth Hitchens. Margaret and Lillian
McNamara. Masters Thor Wikman.
Harold and John Doyle. Joseph and
Daniel Weston. Music and games were
Mrs. C. S. Tomlinson of this city will
conduct the Pine Grove Inn at Canaan,
Miss Fannie A. Smith is in Buffalo
as a delegate to the International
Miss Lillian P.oe. 1801 East Main
street, is visiting Miss Edythe Max
well, her cousin. New York.
The Associated Charities will hold
the annual meeting Monday afternoon
at 3 o'clock in the H.all Home.
Miss Slocum's pupils, of -'gym" and
dancing classes, will entertain at the
armory, ihis afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Parker
have removed to Milford from their
home on Harriet street.
Alfred Holroyd who has been serving
the Salt's Textile Company in a cleri
cal capacity, will be employed in Phil
adelphia by the same company in a
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Northrop, 593
Brooks street, are entertaining Henry
Paterson. of Holyoke.
Miss Alice Richards. Connecticut
avenue, is visiting friends in Newark.
Col. T. J. Murphy was a guest at tho
annual banquet of the Springfie'd lodge
of Elks Thursday evening.
John Wilkine. son of Philip Wilkins.
of Beechwood avenue, will be ordained
a deacon to-day at the Naskotah I
Theological seminary. Naskotah. Wis.
A daughter was born yesterday morn
ing to Mr. and Mrs. John T. Stein at
18 Wasnington avenue. The father is
the popular barber connected with the
Annex barber shop on Main street.
Star cf Pembroke circle. C. of F. of
A., held a whist party last evening in !
Foresters' Hall, at which over 40 tables
wen filled with players. Mrs. E.
Spencer won the $5 in gold for the
highest score. While the scores were
being counted ice cream and cake were
"The only other cold water club in
history was the one Noah started, and
that went to pieces in forty days, while
our Seaside Club is growing apace."
A. B. Beers.
"Who said play ball. Better get out
your skates." A. L. Stewart.
"That was a pretty initiation of the
Shepherds of Bethlehem at Pequon
noc.tr hall. Thursday night, and Loren
Delbridge an John Donnelly made
capital goo subjects." J. H. Beau-dry.
"I 'am getting wise; I have my se
lection already made for the K. of C.
ball. James Falvey.
"There is nothing more up-to-date
than the new shade of green necktie.
Better have one." John J. Brady.
"The serving of lunches didn't prove
profitable, so we cut it out, and now
devote our entire time to the ice cream
and confectionery trade." K. I.
"The coal me.n were busy yesterday
instead of the ice man." A. HL Libby.
"These high rails in the street are a
menace to every vehicle passing over
them." George S. Toungs.
the month for me." Bob
"Main street near the head of Elm
will be a fine location for the new
bank building, and we will be glad- to
have them for neighbors." I. H. Kle
Mr. Charles Franz, for several years
clerk at the City National Bank, has
accepted a very flattering opening
with the Bridgeport Brass Company,
and will begin his new duties Monday
Mrs. M. J. Kelly of Golden Hill
street, who was the victim of a seri
ous fall at her home several days ago.
is improving steadily.
The Theta. Sigma entertain at the
Stratfield this evening, and have made
elaborate preparations for the pleasure
and comfort of their numerous invited
quests. .Delegates will attend ironi
New Haven, Hartford and other cit
The daughters of Isabella dance, held
last evening in Quilty's Hall, was
most successful. Music was by the
Letter Carriers' orchestra. One-hun
dred and fifty couples were present.
The chairman of the committee of tir-
rani;ements was Margaret C. Shallue,
J who was assisted by the following:
decorations, M. T. Otis. J. Gay: Mrs.
E. McNamara. A. Coleski. Mrs. Walsh.
Kate Gerrity. K . Haggerty, A. Steele.
Mrs. J. Macdonald, refreshments. Mrs.
K. Burns. Mrs. R T. Rock. S. Byrnes,
Mr?-. P. Healy, Mrs. C. Cooke. Mrs.
P. Clark. Mrs. M. Clampett. Mrs. J.
Halpin. Mrs. W. Honan. Miss M. Levy,
Miss A Kelly: music. Miss T. Morris,
Mrs. M. Forest, M. Clarke. M. Noonan,
M. Grimstone. E. Halpin, M. McNa
mara, M. Gradv; printing, M. M. Dor
soy. A. Duff. C. Duff. M. Corbett. M.
Monroe. L. Leonard, M. Carmedy. M.
Kiley, M. Ward: hall committee K.
Kane, M. McGrath. J. Moran, K. Ken
nedy. N Jennings. N. Halpin, R. Mc
Guinness. H. Ryan.
The floor manager was R T. Rock
who was assisted by members of sev
eral of the local councils of Knights
Miss Nettie Braithing was the brides
maid at the wedding of Robert Lewis
Stratford a well known employe of
the Singer Sewing machine company
and Miss Mina Marguerite Luckner of
Bridgeport. Rev. George Brown of
ficiated, the ceremony being perform
ed at the irst Methodist fchurch,
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Brooklyn, May L Jim Crowley, Jim
Clark. Harry Jensen, George Shannon
of Pittsburg, and P. Rossetti are
among the aspirants who will take
part in a Marathon race to be run at
the Acorn A. C.- Saratoga Park today.
There are sixty 'entries and some live
ly sprinting is expected'.
Do They Take the Shabby
Dressed Fellow? No,
THEY CHOOSE THE
The Fellow in a Custom
Tailored Suit that Fits
Gets the Call.
There are a great many people in
the world saving a few dollars on a
suit by buying it ready made and los
ing ten fold the amount in satisfac
tion. A man that buys ready made
clothes never feels sure of them al
though he has been told so by the
merchant who sold them to him.
There's always that feeling "Well,
they weren't made to my measure and
I'm afraid they don't fit me." In fre
quent cases his surmise is hitting the
nail squarely on. the head and even if
the clothes may possibly fit he hasn't
that feeling of surety about them that
makes him at ease when he's wearing
them. With good custom tailored
clothes the kind that Wheale makes
at 1042 Main street, you're always
sure of the apeparance. quality and
fit. Made from the best materials,
shrunk by Wheale's exclusive method
so they will not shrink after you put
them on, and built on principles that
can have but one result perfect fit
Wheale made clothing are the acme
of perfection. If you are buying ready
made clothes you can't imagine the
satisfaction and contentment you're
missing as regards wearing apparel.
Have a tailor all your own don't let
a stranger in a big factory where they
turn clothing out like pins or tin pails
make your clothes have Wheale do
it for you. The cost is not heavy and
you're sure of the style, fit and be
comingness of the suit he makes for
you. Clothing stamps its wearer al
ways. They can say all they want to
that "clothes don't make the man,"
but you reader, take notice when
there's a line-up of young men look
ing for a vacant position, the employ
er chooses the well dressed fellow
not the loudly dressed one but the
one in a neat appearing and well fit
ting suit. Good Clothes are an asset
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E. H. DILLON &C0.S
We make a specialty of Small Hats, Toques and Bon
nets for middle-aged and elderly ladies. One of the diffi
cult things to find is a suitable hat for a middle aged or an
elderly lady. We carry a very large stock of these in black
and colored braids, hair braias and fancy braids, trimmed
and untrimmed. In fact everything in the millinery line
you are sure to find here at prices at least one-third less
E. H. DILLON & CO.
That perennial favorite, "The Old
Homestead", will be the offering for
this evening, and the theatre should
be filled to repletion to welcome this
annual visit of the most wonderful
success of all stage offerings. For
the past 23 years "The Old Home
stead", and for 14 years prior to that,
its progenitor, "Joshua Whitcomb",
have been amusing and delighting au
diences the country over. There is
not, in all the big United States, a
town or city of any size, which has
not repeatedly seen and welcomed the
appearances of this grp.nd old New
England play, and today it is as strong
a favorite and as welcome a visitor as
during the first years of its triumphs.
The presentation this evening will
have all the advantages of the original
production, a cast of rare excellence
having been personally selected by Mr.
Thompson for the proper presentation
of the play. It Is the same cast with
which Mr. Thompson himself appears
when the Tlay visits New York, and
he would appear with it here were it
not for his advanced age.
Another beautiful set of those splen
did animated pictures and illustrated
songs will be provided for Monday
afternoon and evening, and there is
little question that they will be fully
as enjoyable as any - which preceded
them. Everyone knows how finely
these splendid pictures are shown at
Smith's; it is the only place in the city
where the pictures can be shown in a
proper manner, and where they can
be really enjoyed. The same liberal
hours, and) the same little prices as
before will prevail.
Next Tuesday evening the American
humorist, Fred Niblo, will present
"Russia, from the Black Sea. to Si
beria", another of his delightfully en
tertaining series of zig-zag- journeys
around the world. Those who have
had the pleasure of accompanying Mr.
Niblo on his personally conducted pic
torial pilgrimages during the past few
weeks will welcome the announcement
that Russia is considered- by Mr. nidio
to be the most intensely Interesting
"travel talk" In the entire series, of
fering as it does the strongest appeal
in a pictorial way, as well as in the
subject matter accompanying the II-
, us.trated features
There will be hun
dreds of colored views, absolutely orig
inal flashlight, snapshot and pano
ramic photographs, liberally interspers
Last two performances this after
noon and tonight of Carter DeHaven
and Flora Parker, the elite headliner
at Poli's, and a corking supporting
The brilliant topline offering for
next week at Poli's is "Charmion," the
world's most perfect woman. Man
ager Poli has secured1 this act direct
from a sensational New York run and
the capture is of unusual importance.
Charmion is well-styled the most per
fect woman in the world. Her phy
sical development is little short of
marvelous. The young woman also
possesses a rare beauty of form and Rosa, the Western Whirlwinds," sen
carriage, combining the several fea- saticnal lariat throwers, etc., and the
tures into one splendid type. Char-1 newest and nobbiest motion pictures
mion in bar-balancing and trapeze I on the Electrograph.
The Dusky Belles Prospects for tbe
Beach Season Personal Items
New Club Organized Business Slack
Posters are scattered about town an
nouncing that the "dusky belles of
Greenfield." meaning the Hill, will give
a minstrel entertainment at the Coun
try Club house on Wednesday and
Thursday evenings next. The show
has been in preparation for a long
time and the promise is that those who
attend will have a good laugh. -
Baseball is all the race in town
among the junior population. There
must be something like half a dozen
teams. A day or two ago the "Center
Town's" defeated the "Electrics," on
the Hargrove field, 7 to 5. The pitch
ers were Kinsella, Shoes and Tracy
Mr. Walter Smith of White Plains, is
visiting Mr. Royal Smith.
Mr. Henry Roland, after spending a
couple of weeks in town, looking over
the extensive improvement which have
been made in the grounds about his
residence, has returned to New York.
There are those who fear the season
at the beach may not be as good this
year as last, especially at the portion
known as Little Danbury. Usually be
fore this time of the year many own
ers of cottages who live in that city,
come to town to look over their prop
erty, and hfave it put in order for the
season. Thlk, year none have made
their appear ctce. It Is surmised that
ed with rare motion pictures, showing
Russia as It is today. Tn this vitally
important zig-zag journey from the
Black Sea to Siberia, some of the more
notable features include a tour from
Warsaw to St. Petersburg, a Iourney
of striking interest, replete with wei-d
contrasts and amazing conditions
graphically portrayed in pictures and
descriptive comment, showing Warsaw,
the City of Constant Terror; street
scenes and character studies within
the gruesmeGhetto; high life and low
life in palatial prosperity and pitiful
poverty: then St. Petersburg, through
the labyrinth of "beautiful boulevards
and- the mystic maze of criss-cross
side streets, everywhere the misery of
tne poverty stricken horde contrasted
with the prosperity of the prodigal no
Signor Luigi Cilia. the principal
tenor of the Imperial Grand Opera
Company, which will be heard here
Wednesday and Thursday next, in
"Cavalleria Rusticana", "II Trovatore'
and "Pagliacci", possesses a. lyric voice
of most pleasing quality. He made
his debut at del Verme in Milan, and
was afterwards engaged to sing the
principal tenor roles at the Grand
Opera in St. Petersburg. He went to
South America two years ago and
sang under the direction of L. Man
cinelli at Buenos Ayres. Signor Cilia
was engaged afterwards by Mr. Ham
merstein for the Manhattan Opera
'You must wake and call me early,
Call me early, Mother dear,
For Monday!! be the biggest day
Of all the theatric year.
'The Show Girl' tickets go on sale
And I must be in line,
For if to get good' seats I fail
A whole year I shall pine."
With slncerest apologies.
Just to call your attention to the
above fact, our Muse got busy, but
the spasm is now over. Not so, how
ever, with the big show, the only one
which is ever produced with any de
gree of success by local talent. It is
anticipated that so many will heed the
warnings which have been given them
that the box office of Smith's theatre
Monday will be the busiest place in the
whole city of Bridgeport. Don't fail
to get in the line yourself, and1 secura
good seats for some one or more of
the twelve performances to be given
of the twelfth annual production by
our talented young author and pro
ducer. This will be the best and big
gest thing he has ever offered, and
record breaking business is expected.
work demonstrates her beautiful phy
sique. The act is not a freak and
Charmion is not billed as a "strong
woman," so-called. Genuine novelty
will be found to be the chief asset of
the act. Charmion is expected to be
the season s sensation here next week.
In the supporting bill next week will
appear the Oilivotti Troubadours, the
famous Spanish musicians and Castil
ian serenaders, in operatic selections;
Klsie Harvey, the popular singing and
dancing comedienne, and her "boys";
Carter Waters & Co., offering a cork
ing one-act comedy, entitled "Excess
Baggage"; Muller, Chunn and Muller,
famous hoop rollers; JemCngs and
Renfrew, the snappy black face team
who write their own songs; Myers and
the strike of the hatters has had a
good deal to do with this condition of
affairs. Besides it is recognized that
money is tight, and so long as the
tariff ciscussion continues, many peo
ple feel poor. On the other hand there
have been a large number of inquiries
for rents In town for the summer. The
demand is for a cheap place. Un
fortunately there are no rents to be
had unless some of the cottages should
be thrown into the market, which now
Mr. i.ni Mrs. George Ferris are re
joicing over the birth on Thursday
night of a son. Mr. Ferris is the su
perintendent at the Kennel Food Sup
ply plant, and thus far he is the fath
er of 10 children.
Supt. Wheatley was made president
yesterday of the teachers' convention
held in Bridgeport. A number of
teachers from this place were in at
tendance, including the Misses Wake
man of Greenfield HUH. and Mrs.
Parshley. Miss Emma F. Wakeman,
our popular librarian, was also in at
tendance. Mrs. George Benson is exn?cted home
in a few days from the Bridgeport hos
pital. Mrs. Guilbert and her niece. Miss
Anna Bulkley, are home from a win
ter In Cuba.
Mrs. Frank E Northrop, with her
daughter, is visiting in Nyack. N. Y.
Mr. J. Holland Forbes is taking a
day or two off since his recent balloon
ascension in North Adams. It Is said
his friend, Mr. C. E. Harmon, is in
Miss Jennie (fcirroll of Wallingford
has been securek for St. Paul's choir
for the ensuing y.r.
Mrs. AVillis N. Bronson of Greenfield
Hill expects soon to go to Florida.
The parsonage on Greenfield Hill has
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Cor. Fairfield Ave. and Water St. Tele 1237-2.
recently been undergoing repairs at
the hands of Mr. F. E. Perry.
Frank Wads, the milkman of Bulk
ley's district, has had a telephone in
stalled. Mr. Drown of this place contem
plates moving to Stratford about June
The season for manufacturing is
growing a little slack, so reported, with
the exception of the Rubber Works,
which are still rushed with orders for
cloth used for the hoods of automo
biles. At the other plants there is a
decided let up. If one may Judge from
the amount of manufactured product
which leaves town.
The Fairfield Stars will play the
Amazons next Sunday afternoon on
the mud flats In Bridgeport.
The new Fair Field club has been
organized with the following officers:
President. Bacon Wakeman; vice pres
ident. Roger C. Smith: secretary. R. S.
Child: treasurer. Howard L. Thomas.
The club will hold a meeting next
Monday at 4 p. m. to report on the
question of a field and the apparatus.
It starts off with 21 members. The
new constitution says the "object shall
be to promote the physical, social, in
tellectual and moral welfare of its
members and of the community. The
motto of the club is "A fair field and
a square deal to one and all."
rircnlars are being sent to owners
of automobiles in town asking for the
privilege of using tne macnines on
May 24 to convey guests 10 me re
viewing place of the parade wnicn is
to be held in Bridgeport on that das'.
and then to the Armory. Mr. jeonara
S. Alexovitz. the presiaent oi tne con
vention committee, is the one who asKe
Thomas Rylands. representing the
Union Metallic Cartridge Company,
was elected president of the Consump
tion Relief Society of Bridgeport, at
the organization of the Doay, in tne
Common Council Chamber. City Han,
last night. Other officers were selected
as follows: Vice president, JMlcnaei j.
ntahhv- secretary. W. R Miller; treas
urer. Dudley P. Bullard; directors. R.
W. Costello, Harry Cooper, J. j. L.ua-
lum. J. Rock. -H. V. sioan ana x .
Ttenresentatives of six of tne largest
manufacturies in the city met at the
invitation of Alderman D. B. Bullard.
They were: F. Moddell. ot tne unara
Machine Tool Co.: xnomas ityiancs, u.
M. C. Co.; R. W. costeno. . i., .
& H. R. R. Co.; E. V. Sloan, American
Graphophone Co.: Michael J. Clabby,
Union Typewriter to., ana wniia.ui
Clark of the Holmes & Edwards Co.
Mayor Lee presided.
Xew Haven. May 1. Forecast :
Cloudy to-night; Sunday fair.
A secondary aisturoance n.as ueveiijf-
ed during the past nours on tne
Middle Atlantic coast ana nas pre
vented the lake storm from moving
eastward but very little aunng trie
past 24 hours. Cloudy weatner witn
light rain or snow continues in the
lake region and along the coast from
Hatteras to Maine. The temperature
rising in the eastern sections out
continues low west of the Mississippi
river. Freezing temperatures are re
ported as far south as Texas.
Conditions iavor ior ims viuiiiil
cloudy and rany weather tol lowed Dy
THE PRETTIEST FACE.
and the most bnautlful hands are of
ten disfigured by an unsightly wart.
It can easily be removed In a few days
without pain by using Cyrus' Wart
Remover, for sale only at The Cyrua
pharmacy, 253 Fairfield avenue and
186 Cannon St.
Guaranteed not to Injure the skin.
Instantly removes Stove Polish, Rust,
Grease. Ink. Paint and Dirt. For the
hands or clothing. Large can 10 cente.
Manufactured by Wm. R. Winn. 2ii
blue or gray colors. Sale price 51.50
Style Sui $J5
1154 MAIN ST.
Police Board Will Inquire
Into Conduct of Two Spe
cials and Two Regular
Resolution Adopted TJndei
Which Officers HI 15 Days
WiU Not Be Entitled to
Vacation Except by Spe
cial Vote Special She
It was a busy night with the pollc
commissioners, last night, when they
took up charges against twjry special
and two regular patrolmen. Allison H.
Sanford and Frank Loperci, specials,
are charged with obtruding themselves
upon a dance given by the St. Joseph's
Sick Benefit society, in Ciglar's Hall,
about a month ago. It is alleged that
they wore citizen's clothes, with their
police badges pinned on outside, and
that they demanded S3 each in default
of which they promised to stop the
festivity. Lieut. Redgate Investigated
the complaint and found It well found
ed. The charges against Patrolmen
Alpheus C. Goulden and John Flahav- ,
en grow out of the assault upon
Michael Kbsa, who was kicked, bo that
he died, by the aged merchant, Henry
Beisel. The charges were preferred by
Commissioner Coughlin, who said that
the policemen were in a neighboring
candy etore when the assault occurred,
that no report of the matter had ever
been made to the department by the
men. and that the arrest of BelfieT
should have followed upon speedy in
formation. Flahaven asserts that he
investigated anj told the boy that his
father should secure a warrant for the
arrest of Beisel. The charges will be
heard at the next mating of the
Commissioner Coughlin offered a
resolution under which any superior of
ficer of the department who is absent
for any cause from his duty for 15
days in the year shall not be entitled
to his annual vacation without the
special permission of the board. Com
missioner Hurley voted against the
resolution, which was adopted 3 to 1
The resolution further provides that in
case a member of the department is
ill for five days the department physi
cian shall visit him; that any superior
officer who Is absent by reason of ill
ness insufficient to incapicitate him
shall have such absence deducted froi
his annual leave: that no patrolman
absent for any reason who fails tc
turn in his days off ticket for such
absence shall be paid except upon the
report of the physician that he is unfit
President Hill and Supt. Birmingham
will detail the men to be sent to th
Locomobile shop to learn to operate
the new automobile patrol wagon. Th
board agreed upon Patrick Lynch and
John McGirr for the Job. Patrolmen
George North and Charles Wheeler will
also learn and serve as extras.
Joseph Shequin, who has been
special policeman for 20 years, resign
e8 and turned in his badge.
H. G. Green applied for appointment
to the regular force. His application
was signed by H. W. Walker and
Jamas Flaherty was appointed a
special officer on request of Thomas P.
Taylor and others. The new appointed
is the Janitor of the Lincoln and Tay
lor buildings and lie has much trouble
with fellows who infest the building
when the dressmaking school is in pro
gress. Sun rises tomorrow 4:50 a. m.
Sun sets today 6:4 p. m.
High water 8:38 a. m.
Low water 2:47 p. m,
Moon sets 3:?9 a. nx.
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