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BRIDGEPORT, CONN., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1912
PRICE ONE CENT
UP OF ROOK
Seven Masked Refers In At
tacking Party Early
BLOWN BY DYNAMITE
Explosion Wakes Up . All
Memphis But Bandits
Special from United Press.)
Memphis, Term., FeD. 7. For the
second time within the la-at two
months. Rock Island Train No. 4 3
.was held up by bandits, early today,
near Hulburt, Ark. Seven men were
5n the party which attacked the train
but they secured only one package of
H. M. Beadle, mail clerk of the
train, escaped from the robbers and
Tan a mile to Hulburt, where he re
ported the holdup. He said two men
boarded the train at the railroad
crossing beyond the bridge just out
side of Hulburt and that three more
swung aboard at the levee, a little
Two attempts were made to dyna
mite the big safe in the express car.
Both failed. Two heavy charges
were exploded but the safe was mere
ly turned over on its side and the ex
prew car badly damaged.
Later advices received here say that
tv .... , inn'fi both the express
safe and the mail car. The express
company is withholding all Informa
tion as to the amount taken. One
report states the amount may reach
$6 0,000. Two registered mail sacks
Memphis was notified of the hold
up by a terrific explosion which shook
the windows in all houses near the
riverfront. A few minutes later a
second explosion was heard and the
flash that preceded it was the foun
dation for the rumor that the train
had been set on fire. This proved to
Two of the robbers were riding
blind baggage when the train left
Memphis, members of the crew be
lieve. The train had reached a point
a. mile this side of Hulburt when two
bandits climbed over the tender of the
entire and ordered the engineer and
fireman to throw up their hands.
Others had taken care of the pas
sengers, and other members of the
crew. The fireman was told to cut
loose the first two cars and to run
the train back' toward Hulburt, After
backing a short distance, the engine
was ordered slowed up and two more
men who had been gr. irding the right
of way, boarded the train. Conductor
Peel had attempted to send a yard
engine back to Bridge Junction fo
help but the bandits on the right of
way made this impossible.
The robbers had their explosives
waiting on the levee and, stopping
the train, a charge was quickly place.!
under the safe. The charges failed
to open the safe and grabbing up reg
' istered mail racks, .the men fled.
Up to noon, today, no trace of the
robbers had been found.'
Ben Greet Must
Pay Girl $64.96
!English Theatrical Manager
Loses Suit Brought
Against Him in Common
Ben Greet, the prominent English
theatrical manager, lost the suit
brought against him by Louise M.
Wade Barnes in the cuort of common
pleas - yesterday. Acting Judge Carl
Foster today handed down a decision
allowing Miss Barnes damages of $64.94
Miss Barnes claimed she was engag
ed by Greet to arrange with various
schools to have open air performances
of classic plays by the Ben Greet
Players. She said she negotiated foi
engagements In Danbury and Nor
walk and was entitled by the terms
of her contract to ten per cent of the
contract price. She also declared
Greet had agreed to pay her $1 an
hour for 20 hours she spent in working
up sentiment among school principals
in favor of the open air plays. Greet
dented that Miss Barnes had obtained
engagements. He said he paid her
$50 to settle all claims.
JUDSON BACK HOME
Ttay in Bermuda Proved of
Great Benefit to Prom
State's Attorney Stiles Judson re
turned this morning after a trip to
Bermuda, where he went to recuper
ate from his recent illness. He is at
his home in Stratford today, but does
not intend to return to his practice
for some time. Mr. Judson's health
is greatly Improved.
Maniac Who Shot
Wife Held In $10,000
(Soecial from United Press.)
Collinsville, Feb. 7 Looking like a
"shadow of his former self, John M.
Kenefick. who shot his wife and fig
nred in a pistol duel with a sheriff's
posse, last month, made a brief ap
pearance in a Justice court here today,
end was bound over to the March
term of the Superior co.urt in $10 "00
YslV on a charge of attempted murder.
In default of bail he was returned to
the Hartford Jail.
Mrs. Kenefick Is not yet ont of dan
tre from the bullet wound in the
neck. The baby that furnished a tar
pet for the insane father, is doing
BURIED ALIVE UNDER TONS
OF GOAL, IS RESCUED BY
SCORE OF SHOVELLERS
Edward Baskerville Of 479 Seaview Avenue
Completely Buried By Avalanche
Fellow Workers In A. McNeil & Sons Coal Yard Rush to
His Aid and Dig Him Out Apparently Little the
Worse for His Adventure and Refuses Services of the
Edward Baskerville, of 479 Seaview
avenue, working in a huge coal pit in
the yards of the A. McNeil & Sons
Coal company on Noble avenue, was
buried in an avalanche of coal which
slid down upon him while he was at
work shortly before noon today.
A score of other workers in the
yard saw the accident and rushed to
Baskerville's aid. The men shovelled
frantically, straining every muscle to
reach the buried man. Almost a
minute had passed when they un
earthed one of Raskervil'e's hands,
and then the ether. A rope and a
windlass were procured and fastened
to his hands and he was dragged out
of the coal.
The ambulance corps had been
summoned in the meantime, but tj
WHEN THE KAISER
The "Reds" Purposely Refrain
From Attendance When
(Special from United Press.)
Berlin, Feb. 7 With all the Social
ists absent. Emperor William today
opened the Reichstag in person, with
a plea for an increase In. Germany!
land, and sea forces.
The ceremony took place in the
white marble hall of the Imperial Pal
ace. Only 287 representatives were
present, the other 110 members being
Socialists. As the Emperor arose' to
make his address, there was much
speculation as to what his real
thoughts were as he saw the great
gap that had been made at the recent
election. At the opening of the pre
vious Reichstag, there were only 53
The Kaiser, however, made no ref
erence to the defeat of the govern
ment. He opened his address with a
reference to the friendliness existing
between Germany and all the powers.
He declared that it was his purpose
to promote peace both at home and
abroad. In order to do this it was
necessary, however, to Germany to be
able at a'l times to protect her pos
sessions and her national honor. To
this end, the Kaiser urged his hearers
that it was their duty to support loy
ally a measure which would soon be
placed before them for strengthening
both the sea and land forces of the
Following the Kaiser's address, the
members returned to the Reichstag,
where the Social'sts were already
gathered. The meeting was called to
order by the o'dest member. This
year, the honor fell to Albert Treger.
aged 82, a member , of the People's
After a brief session, adjournment
was taken until tomorrow, when a
president, vice president and other of.
fleers will be chosen.
Receiver Asked For
Windsor Locks Bank
By Bank Commission
Hartford, Feb. 7. With the state
ban!" commissioner's application for a
receiver, the besrinnine: of the end is
in sight, today, in the Windsor Locks
havings Hank muddle, in which the
late treasurer, A. W. Converse is ac
cused of embezzling nearly $200,000.
A hearing on the application will be
held, next Tuesday afternoon.
In the formal complaint, the eom
mis doners alleged that "by reason of
the embezzlement of a former treas
urer of said bank, the liabilities ex
ceed its assets in the sum of $175,000,
more or less. By reason of the fore
going facts, the complainants are of
the opinion that the public is in dan
ger of being defrauded by said savings
Firemen In Uniform
Beside Bier of Their
Former Chief Engineer
With delegations of several Mason
ic bodies, and a uniformed body of
16 firemen marshalled by Assistant
Chief Daniel Johnson the funeral o
Former Fire Chief Charles A. Ger
denier was held this afternoon from
his home, 174 Arch street. There was
a large attendance of representative
professional ana business men, as
well as men prominent in Masonic
circles from other cities.
Hamilton Commandery, Knights
Templar attended in a body and con
ducted the funeral services exempli
fying the ritual of the order. Mem
bers of the commandery acted as pall
Rev. H. A. Eavenport. pastor of the
People's Presbyterian church, officiat
ed at the house and accompanied " the
cortege to tri"e final resting place of
the remains in Mountain Grove ceme
tery. Many massive floral pieces were
Philadelphia Coming from the big
machine shop, where he was employed
Harvey N'uce did not know he had
lost his hand until fellow workers
told him. Now. he la advertising for
jt. It was artificial.
everybody's amazement Baskerville
recovered bis breath in remarkably
short time and refused the services
of the doctor. He wanted to return
to work but was advised to go home.
He sturdily refused the services of
the ambulance and walked to his
home on Seaview avenue.
The accident to Baskerville was due
to the fact that one of the huge heap.
of coal had become undermined, but
was held in place by a frozen mass
at the bottom. The sunlight loosened
this underpinning today. Baskerville
was working about the pile and
chanced to tread upon the "key
stone." The result was an avalanche
of coal that swept down on him and
buried him completely. The expert
coal shovellers of the McNeil com
pany proved to be good life savers,
however, and dug him out in time.
MAKES 21 HOURS
J. M. Waterbury Believes
He Can Stay 30 Hours and
Beat His " Own Record,
Which Is for the World.
At press hour today. J. M. Water
bury, long distance champion piarro
player of the world was still pursuing
his weary way in the show window
of the M. Sonnenberg Piano company,
10K6 Main street in an effort to beat
hi own record. Mr. Waterburv holda
the world's record for continuous
piano playing which is 29 hours and
20 minutes. Mr. Waterbury wants to
make a new record of an even 30
hours if possible. This afternoon he
felt sure he would be able to perform
the stunt and possibly to play longer
than 30 hours.
Mr. Waterbury started playing at 6
o'clock la,ct night and has been tick
ling the keys continuously ever since.
When seen by a Farmer reporter this
afternoon he looked little the worse
for his long drill and expressed con
fidence of his ability to play at least
for thirty hours. Mr. Waterbury will
not leave the piano until absolutely
obliged to by exhaustion. An attend
ant is with him constantly. The lat
ter feeds him on Hamburger sand
wiches, black coffee and sips of
- As might be expected the show
window of the Scnnenberg company
has been surrounded by a crowd of
spectators ever since Mr. Waterbury
began his performance and until mid
night the services of a special police
man was necessary to keep the side
walk clear. The tuneful sound of the
piano drew the policemen and the
late stragglers who were on Main
ftreet from 1 o'clock until 5 this
While Mr. Waterbury is playing he
has the piano keys liberally sprinkled
with talcum "powder to prevent his
fingers getting sore. This morning
however the forefinger and thumb on
his right hand split open but he kept
playing with oni hand while his at
tendant bound up the bleeding member.-
Some twelve years ago Mr.
Waterbury played in a contest in this
city with Teddy Shondorf. This morn
ing when seen by the Farmer report
er he said:
"The continuous muscular action
has caused my wrists to swell but 1
do not expect t shall be inconveni
enced by the swelling. I am feeling
tip top and I expect to last at least
thirty hours. Twelve years ago I
played in this city in a long difitance
contest against Teddy Shondorf and
I have a very pleasant remembrance
of that affair. I am confident that I
can - at my own record this time
which is the record for the world."
St. Patrick's Day
Banquet Will Be
Atlantic Hotel Chosen for
Observance of Annual
Custom of Knights of St.
The annual banquet of the Knights
of St. Patrick will be held at the
Atlantic hotel on Monday evening,
March 18, at the Atlantic hotel.
The date and place of the banquet
were selected at a meeting of the
banquet committee held last even
ing. The committee includes Michael
A. Kenny. chairman; Vincent S.
Whitney. James H. Rooney and
St. Patrick's day falling on Sunday,
this year, it was decided to hold the
banquet the following day.
MR. AND MRS. WREN
OFF FOR PALM BEACH
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Wren of 4S4
Ctu(. ctrPPt AftcQ 1 f ci rwi 1.An . , ... I
Arthur Wren will leave in a few days
expect to sp'nd several nepks. They
will be Joined at the popular winter
resort by Mr. and Mrs. M. A. O'Byrne
of Savannah. Ga. Mrs. 0'Byrne was
A11SS Dam v ICIi,
About $50,000 Contributed For
Five Granddaughters Ot
GRATITUDE THROUGH U. P.
FOR AMERICAN AID
Special Statement By Miss
Ethel, Oldest Of The
(Special from United Press.)
London, Feb. 7 Today, the 100th
anniversary of the birth of Charles
Dickens, red geraniums, the favorite
flower of the dead author, were dis
played in the buttonholes of almost
every Londoner. Hundreds of wreaths
were placed on the novelist's tomb,
in Westminister Abbey. ' Secretary
Wilson, of the centenary committee,
announced, today, that, by nightfall,
$50,000 would probably have been con
tributed in England and A.nerica for
the use of the five married daugh
ters of Charles Dickens, Jr.. who are
in straightened circumstances.
London, Feb. 7 With the specter of
want driven from their door by con
tributions of the English-speaking
people, the five granddaughters of
Charles Dickens, the immortal autXjr,
today .expressed, through the United
Press their sincere gratitude for aid
extended to them by Americans.
Today is the hundredth anniversary
of "Old Boz's" birth and his eldest
granddaughter, Miss Ethel Dickens
prepared the following message to
(BT MISS ETHEL DICKENS)
(Copyrighted 1912 by the United Press)
On behalf of my sisters, Mary, Cecil,
Dorothy and Evelyn, and myself, I
wish to express to the American peo
ple my heartfelt thanks for their
generous subscriptions to the Centen
nary Fund. I hope that they under
stand that we accept it, not as charity
for there are so many other deserving
cases, but rather as the payment of a
debt which the Anglo-Saxons feel they
owe to Grandfather for his deathless
contributions to literature.
The value of Grandfather's works
were not fully realized during his life
and because there was no way of pro
tecting his writings from unscrupulous
publishers be was never adequately
remunerated. It was one of his fond
est hopes tnat he might realize enough
from his pen to leave a generous for
tune to his descendants but he failed.
He worked night and day and the re
sult every one knows.
When the Dickens Centenary" Com
mittee called on us and asked for
some suggestions regarding a fitting
memorial to Grandfather, we felt
that we were justified in. telling our
condition. The members of the com
mittee were deeply touched. The in
stantaneous response both from Eng
land and America brought tears of
gratitude to our eyes many times. I
understand they have raised $35,000 in
England and America's contribution
is expected to be almost as large. That
will supply -all the money we will re
quire for our needs. I do not intend
to give up work. Neither will two
of my sisters. Of course, the other
two are In such poor health that they
will probably never be able to do any
thing towards supporting themselves
again. Twenty years ago I started
my typewriting bureau. I had no
funds and it has been a hard battle.
It was only through overwork that I
was able to make a bare living. My
sisters, too. have earned their own liV'
ing by teaching and clerking. We are
all pretty much worn out by the
loner struggle put we nope soon to
arrange for a much needed rest.
Life certainly seems much bright
Boston, Feb. 7 Such a celebration
as has never before been tendered an
author was held in Boston, today, in
commemoration of the 100th annlver
sary of the birth of Charles Dickens.
Sammy Desser Need
Not Stay In Jail
Well Known Baseball Root
er Escapes With $25 Fine
in Common Pleas Court
and Is Placed on Proba
Sammy Desser. the wWI known
baseball fan, will escape going to jail
for the . theft of $6.35 from the How-
land store last month. In the court
of common pleas this morning. Sam
my was fined $25 and sentenced to
Jail for 30 days out juage Walsh sus
pended the jail sentence and placed
him under the care or ProDatlon Of
ficer Canfleld for 30 days.
Desser was employed at Howland's
during the recent Mill End sale and
was nabbed by Store Detective Mc
Cullough after he had neglected to
turn in $6.35 received from customers.
In the city court he was fined $1 and
costs "and sentenced to pail for 30
days. He spent a few days in jail be
fore he was released on bonds. His
friends say the experience will be a
lesson to Desser and that he will
tread the straight and narrow path
in the future.
MRS. H. W. TAFT, SISTER
IN-LAW OF PRESIDENT
BECOMES A CATHOLIC
(Special from United Press.)
New York. Feb. 7 The most noted
convert to Roman Catholicism that
Rev. Father Bernard Vaughan, the
famous English Jesuit preacher, has
secured during his tour of the Uni
ted States, is Mrs. Henry W. Taft.
sister-in-law of the President. It was
announced, today, that she had been
received into the Catholic church,
last week, by Father Vaughan. at ?t.
Ignatius Loyola's church. Mrs. Taft
.'- f i previously been a high church
ST. JOHN'S LODGE FOUNDED WHEN
CONNECTICUT WAS A COLONY WILL
OBSERVE 150TH ANNIVERSARY, FEB. 12
First Charter Dated Feb. 12,
1762, and Signed By Pro
vincial Grand Master of
Eleazer Hubbell Xamed in
Warrant as First Wor
shipful Master for Fair
Daniel M. Rowland Is Old
est Living Past Worship
ful Master Elaborate
Past Masters of St. John's
Lodge, now living:
Daniel M. Rowland
Frederick F. Callender,
Henry H. Pyle,
Wilfred T. Van Yorx,
Henry X, Ayres,
Charles H. Peer,
Merle C. Cowles,
Charles P. Gilbert,
Fred W. Tracy,
C. Nathaniel Worthen,
Benjamin G. Berrien,
George D. Philips,
Ixm P. Bristol, v
William A. Lewis,
Charles M. Gerdenier,
Edward T. Buckingham,
Theodore E. Belts,
Arthur B. Lieberum,
Frank M. Canfleld,
Matson C. Penfleld,
Fourteen years before the signing
of the Declaration of Independence
St. John's Lodge. Free and Accepted
Masons, was instituted. It has since
held communications with regularity,
though occasional omissions occur-ed
during the Revolutionary war and dur
ing the war of 1812. The 150th an
niversary of 'this most ancient of
Bridgeport's fraternal organizations
will be celebrated Feb. 12, and an
elaborate program has been prepar
ed. Features of the occasion will be
a reception to Justin Holden, grand
master of the Connecticut Grand
Lodge, and a series of brie speeches
by former grand masters. On Sun
day, Feb. 11, there will be special ser
vices In Christ Episcopal church,
when Hamilton Commandery will act
as an escort to the members of the
lodge who will attend the service.
Rev. Ernest J. Craft will deliver an
address on "Spiritual Teachings of
lli .1 ..I '111 y .
One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniver
sary of the Institution of St. John's
Lodge, No. 3, A. F. & A. M., Bridge
port, Connecticut, Feb. 11-12, 1912.
. Sunday, Feb. 11, 1012.
7:45 Special seifcices at Christ Epis
"Spiritual Teachings of Masonry,"
Rev. Ernest J. Craft, Associate
Grand Chaplain, Most Worshipful
Grand Lodge, State of Connecticut.
Special Music, Christ Church Choir.
Hamilton Commandery. No. 5.
Knights Templar, will act as escort
for St. John's Lodge from Masonic
Temple to church and return.
The members of the lodge will meet
at Masonic Temple at 7 o'clock and
will proceed to the church in full re
galias Edward T. Buckingham, Marshall
and Past Master of St. John's Lodge
will have charge of the procession to
and fro-m the church.
All masons are invited to attend
this service. Members of the Order
of Eastern Star will attend in a body
seats being reserved. Many masons
from out" of town will be in attend
ance. Monday, Feb. 12, 1912.
1 p. m. Reception to Justin Holden,
Grand Master of the Most Worship
ful Grand Lodge of the State of Con
necticut and Associate Grand Officers
in the Parlors of Masonic Temple.
2:15 p. m. Anniversary exerc.ses in
Consistory rooom. Masonic Temple.
Selection, Bentley's orchestra.
Prayer, Rev. Frederick W. Cole
man, Grand Chaplain.
Selection, Bentley's orchestra
Address of We.come, Andrew "V.
Barber, Worshipful Master, St. John's
(Continued on Page 3.)
Mayor Tickled At
Prospect Of Tax
RateJDf 15 Mills
Mayor WilsiSh was gleeful at his
office this noon in anticipation of a
15 mill tax. "I feel confident from
the way the board of apportionment
has taken up its work" said he, "that
the tax rate will be kept down to 15
mills. We are not looking for parsi
mony. We want economy, nothing
more. With the diligence the board
is exercising in looking over the var
ious appropriations. I feel sure we'll
The mayor added that he expected
the various departments to facilitate
the work of the board of apportion
ment by bringing detailed statements
of the expenditures of their funds dur
ing the past year.
IN VITA TIONS OUT
FOR SEA SIDE BALL
Invitations have been issued for the
Sea Side club ball which will be held
at the club house on State street.
Vflt 15. This is one of tne Dig social
'events of the season and arrange
ments will be made on tne usual ela
A BRIEF HISTORY
The first Cliarter of St. John's Lodge, No. 8, was dated February
12tlv 1762, and was granted for Fairfield County by It- W. George
Harrison, Provincial Grand Master of the State of New York.
Eleazer Hubbell, was named in the warrant as the first Wor
shipful Master, while these United States were but colonies of tluj
mother country. The first Communication was held February 15th
1762, at Samuel Wakelee's house on Division street (now Park Ave
nue,) situated just south of State Street.
The second communication was held at the house of Richard
The first regular Communication of St. John's odge, No. S, was
held at Richard Hub bell's house on Wednesday evening, February
This house stood on the road to Easton (Brooklawn avenue now
called) west of the Tod and south of the present Country club's"
Up to July 14th, 1762, eight Communications were held, when
the first election of Officers toook place. Eleazer HrbbeU being chos
The Communications seem to have been kept up with great regu
larity though omissions of several months occurred during the waf
of the Revolution.
It is worthy of note that no allusion. Is made in the records to
either the Revolutionary War or that of 1812.
On December 8th, 1764, they removed to the sign of the "An
chor," also In Fairfield, Conn., but later they were back on State St.,
Bridgeport, Conn., but the house can not be located.
On June 24, 1789, they met at the house of Daniel Siblings. This
old house at that time a fine residence, still stands on the southwest
corner of Water and Union Streets.
On January 27th, 1790, the Lodge met at the house of William;
Peefc. This house stood on the north side of State street where the
Public Market now stands.
On December 14th, 1791, the Lodge met at the house of J. Lacey,
on the south side of State street. The house stood on the ground now
occupied by the Bayles brick block.
On December 12th, 1792, the Lodge met at the house of I. Bin
man, southwest corner of Water and Wall streets. This was in
wooden building then standing at that time- and occupied as a hotel,
and called "Washington Hotel."
At the May session of the Grand Lodge, F. & A. M., of Connecti
cut, 1809, by vote of St. John's Lodge, No. 3, was ordered to hold its
future Communications within one mile of the Fairfield Court House.
It is thought they met In a house then standing east of the present
Court House, Fairfield, Conn. This arrangement was continued until
the Annual Communication ot 1821, since which time without any
action of the Grand Lodge, the permanent location of St. John's
lodge No. S. has been in Bri dgeport, Conn.
In 18,4 7 we find St. John's Lodge, No. S, meeting in a building rm
State street, nearly opposite the A. W. Wallace Bakery, a school oc
cupying a part of the building. The Lodge owned a share in the
building which they sold. We find them the same year in the build
ing on the southwest corner of Water and State streets and still later,
in the building occupied by Pyle & Tomlinson, wholesale grocers, for
several years. - .. -
In 1855 the Lodge moved into the Sturdevant Block, - corner of
Main and Bank streets, where they did Masonic work 40 years, mov
ing into the present Temple on Broad street In 1895.
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Easv terms. Enquire 667 Arctic
St. B 7 u
BOARDING HOUSE. Good payins
v. , , . i . . PMiionn fftr sellinc. Jn
quire 935 Broad St. B 7 bpo
GIRL with experience on marking
and assorting wanted. Model Laun
dry, 10 9 Middle St. ap
WHIST Thursday evening, by church
choir, St. Anthony's Hall, Colorado
Ave. Tickets, 25 cents. B 1 bpo
ELEGANT BUILDUVG LOT, Park
avenue. 50x100. Bargain. Room
207. 83 Fairfield avenue.
B 7 b p o
NTTTW COTTAGE. North End, $2,350
Easy terms. Also 3 building lots
for $525 cash. Room 207, 83 Fair
field avenue. B i b'pu
MUSIC and everythng that a gentle
man desires at tne in ew nam a.ie.
10 private dining rooms. Joe T.
Lee, Mgr. - ap
FOR SALE 50 pair of pigeons, mix
ed breed, 40 cents a pair. Aaares
P. O. Box 266, Fairfield, Conn. Will
CLANCY'S CAFE, Poli Bldg., Fair
field Ave. is the place for you to get
the best free lunch, Knic erbocker.
Ehret's N. Y. lager, Jones' ale and
the best of drinks. a"
WE SERVE nothing but straight
goods from original packages. New
Elm Cafe. ap
FINE BUILDING LOTS, North End,
$450, $500, $600; easy terms; also
new two family house. East End.
Bargain. Only $500 cash, balance
easy payments. Box 6 73, City.
B 7 b p o
SAY. KEEP YOUR date open for our
big tims this . mouth. New Elm
FOR SAL E. Confestionery store,
fountain, floor cases, stools, show
cases, table chairs, counters, shelf
ings, etc. Slightly used, at reason
able price with or without selling
the store. Address Store, care of
Farmer. B 7 dp
The annual meeting of the Bridge
port Protestant Widows' Society will
be held for the election of officers.
and transacting any other business
connected with the society, at the
Sterling Widows' Home, No. S54
Prospect St., on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at
HELEN A. BASSETT,
B7s Cor. Sec. Pro Tern.
"Classified" ads on inside page of
New York Over the length and
breadth of New Jersey, a howl is go
ing up because the Hudson County
Bar association has voted to hold its
banquet in New York instead of on
its native shores.
Washington General Clarence Ed
wards may be awarded a hero medal
by Congress for pulling his own tooth
w-ith a piece of red tape. "It's the
only use I ever found for red tape,"
OF ST. JOHN'S LODGE.
FOR SALE. Sales agency for ma-
chine tools -and- supplies. Unusual
opportunity for person interested ir
mechanical lines. Mechanical, Far
mer Office. B 6 bpo
BUCKEYE INCUBATORS. ' World's
best hatcher. Alade in 4 sizes, and
sold as low as $6.00 by Wm. Rich
ardson, Johnson Ave., Stratford.
Phone. B 5 so
O. O. O. Owls' whist and pinochle
and dancing at Lincoln Building,
Cannon St., Wednesday, Feb. 7th.
Tickets 25c. B 5 so
FOR SALE. Bargain, new $40 Co
lumbia graphophone with records.
Party in hospital. No offer refused.
Morris, 92 South Ave. B 3 dpo
FUR SALE At Teslny's Fur Shop
comprising of fur sets, separate,
mufts and scarfs. Repairing alter
ing at manufacturers' prices. 867
Main street. A 19 a o
JOSEPH SAVARY can be found at
W. H. McCoombs' barber shop, over
Douglas Shoe Store, Main street.
A 29 tf. o
FOR SALE. Two registered Holstein
bul;s, from Lord Netherland De Kol
stock, 7 and 19 months old Dam
De Kol, record 22 lbs. butter per
week. William Sullivan. Ridge
field. Conn. B 1 dpo
YOU BETYOU we don't .eave town,
until we feed those gold fisn and
hear that Grosser Automatic Band
Orchestra Von. Llpsic Ditchlandt.
Entree. Libre. 12 to 12. Royal
Rathskiller, State St. A 9 a p
WANTED. Cottage at Laurel Beach
for summer montns. Address .
M., Farmer Office. A29"o
BOMMOS & BILTZ. We will havs
rresn sausage meat every oy iron
now on. I 18 tf. o
VALENTINE CARDS. Fine assort
ment., CaUl 11 diVC'WfC CUULU-
worth's, 10 Arcade. D 16 tf. i
XRY A BOX of Casca Laxine tablet
for constipation, so cent.
H 1 o
GOOD SECOND HAND National Cash
Keglste- for sale cneap. Address
P. O. Pcx 16. City. S 2 tf o
WILL HAVE from now on fresh
Bockwurst also Jfsratwurst. Give
them a trial. Mark Nagel, 652 E.
Main St. B 2 tf.o 13 5
STOVES REPAIRED, all kind sup
plies, all makes, pipe, grates, cricks,
etc. Charges reasonable. 1630 Maia
St. I 13 ao 1 3 6 tf .
GUINEA HENS. ducks, roasting
chickens, broiler, fowl, liver pud
ding, sausage meat, bologna. Bom.
' mom & RUte. 0 1S'U5
NEW YORK BOLOGNA and frank
furters, home rrade treat loaf, fresh
daily. Peter Hron. 121$ Stratford
A ve rr s
OUR BUSINESS is to buy rags, pa
pers. Dottles, runners, scrap iron,
metals, tools, and furniture: to sell
theni and get the most money for
the same, that's your business. Sell
them to Jacob Bros.,-where you will
get the most money and prompt at
tention. Write or phone 55 Kos
suth St. Tel. 236. B 6 tf .
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