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THE FARMER: JULY 7, 1913
""OF Kp"P 'TP- lis as, I 90-102 GOLDEN TOES. - SPECIALS WED. MONOGRAM WHISKEY. . . . . . . . . .full quart 69c 5 DUFFY'S PURE MALT FANCY NEW POTATOES. ........ peck 27c 1 NEW CABBAGE (Sound LEAN PORK CHOPS. .. , ...... .Ib-16c MOHICAN PORK AND BEANS. . . ... . 3 cans 25c y.TRYET' SALMON .... .... ... 3 cans 25 c EIOHIC AN CREAMERY BUTTER. .... .... .lb, 30c BEST PURE IRD........w...........Ib 13c Tliree Families Burned Out By Norfolk Fire . I. s iCorfoIk, Conn.. July 7- Two dwell ings ud a barn owned by Antonio ' Bill wen ftorned early todey. " The ; blase -was first teen In the barn. Three lammes lost raoet of their effects. The losses total $3,500 with partial Insur ance. ' . . , . "JACK" SHEPHERD -GREATLY IMPROVED "Jack Shepherd, the young clerk, who was severely Injured In an au tomobile accident several weeks ago la rapidly recovering-., At the Galen hospital It was said today that "" Mr. Shepherd would probably be able to sit up in, a day or two. . CHICKBS OOOP ABLAZE. Chemical, company No. 1 was 'called out at 11:51 this morning by an alarm from box . The Are proved to be at the rear of a chicken coop at 685 Barnms avenue. Damage amounting to $25 was done by the hlaae. BTBG1AKS IjOOT OFFICE. The office of the Bridgeport Metal "T-rofLtiriK- Company. 125 Stratford ave- w ntred try burglars last night. - An attack upon the safe is be lieved to -have been' planned Judging from the tracks left In the office. They retired with a water-cooler, belt-laces and tools estimated at about $100. 11 HL. : jrt'LTOX. In this city, Sunday, July 6th. IS 13. Nora, J.;, daughter of Mary and the late Matthew Hal ton. aged 36 years. ..'..'" ... ' ; Friends are Invited to- attend the funeral from the. undertaking par lora of M. J. Gannon, 1051 Broad street, on Wednesday, July 9th, at 8:!0 a. m., -and from Saint Mary's church at 9 o'clock.' .-. Interment at St. Michael's ceme tery. ' T7b ItrGGLES. In this city, July i7th. 1913. at her home, 2969 Main St., Lizzie B. Ruggles, widow of Charles M. Buggies, aged 58 years. ap 31RQWN. In. this city July 7th, 1913 Rev. William M. Brown,- aged I 83 years. Friends are invited to attend the funeral at his home. No. 117 Oath erine street, on Wednesday, 9th . test, at 2 o'clock pi rri-m . Burial in Mt.s Grove; cemetery. a p grnJCER In this city. July 6, 1913 Matthew Miller. -Friends are invited to attend the funeral at his late residence. Alex ander street, off "Palisade avenue, on Tuesday. July 8 art 8:30 a. m., and funeral service will be held In St ' Charles church st 9 a. m. ; Burial la St. Augustine's ceme tery. "'.' fi.l.'L WJLSi SHL In this city, July 6, 1913. Andrew Kulwinski, aged 63 years. Friends are invited to attend the funeral from the residence of his nephew. J. W. Boywid, No. 1159 Howard avenue, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8:15 a. m.. and from St. Michael's R. C. church at 9 a. m. Interment at St. Michael's ceme tery. . a fKIVTEKS. In this city, July 5, 1913 James Filters, aged 66 years. Friends are Invited to attend the funeral from the undertaking par lors of Cullinan & Mullins, No. 864 Main street, on Tuesday, July 8, at 8:30 a. m., and from St. Patrick's church at I a, rru' Interment at St. Augustine's cemetery. a CELERY PLANTS Twice Transplanted 75c PER 100 JOHN RECK & SON GRADUATION Coquets and Caskets AT HAWKINS, Stratfield Bldg farmer Want Ads. One Cent a Word. Monuments AKTISTIC LiASTTTfa fSaaS eperaced by jmonran tie cutting nd ooUfihine tool HUGHES & CHAPMAN !M STRATFORD AVISSTJTt hPM Cotsw:o v jklfU HILL STREET WHISKEY. . . .bottle 80c Heads) .lb 4c MILITANTS TRY TO BURN PIER Southport Eng., July 7 Militant suf fragettes today - attempted to burn down ther recreation, pier, : which is mne long, at this wa-tiertn-g place iisnermen discovered the fire and ex- nnjguishedt the flames before muci oaniage had been done, i FIVE YOUNG MEN THOUGHT DROWNED Buffalo, N. "ST., July 7. Five young men are missing and are believed to nave oeen drowned when their canoe upset last night in a. storm nrr wtnfl- milt Point, - in Lake Erie, five miles west or nere. : ' TROLLEYMEN - ELECT OFFICERS New London, July .7. The' quarter ly meeting' of the New England con ference board Of the Trollevmeti'n iin. Ion was held here today, 27 delegates attending. Only routine business was considered. The following officers were elected:. President P.. J. O'Brien, epringiem; . vice . president, . Martin Breen, New Haven;, recording secre tary, Roger Leahy, Derby; , financial secreary and treasurer, M. , J. Hen- nessy, Springfield. GOV. BALDWIN BACK FROM GETTYSBURG New Barren, Oonn July E7--Goiv. Baldwin arrived-from Gettysburg -this afternoon. ,,; He said tbat he. thought the veterans had ,beenf well . cared for except that railroad arrangements go ing into the town on the first day and coming out on the last were not so good as was expected. . 1 He, knew of very little sickness among - ..the Connecticut delegation. There was - complaint, over the food but he thought this was generally due to the stateness of certain things and not to the food as a whole. He did not , believe many had any real trou ble. '-, CHICKEN THIEVES ACTIVE. ; Wholesale thefts, of chickens have been reported from .the Black Rock district and the chicken squad of the local police department under the di rection of Sergeant George Fox are busily engaged in tracing clues that have been left behind by the maraud ers. ..The latest case reported by Mrs. John Binsky, who night before last lost 11 handsome fowls from their roost Information which may be of value has been received from Charles Savage, whose housekeeper today lo cated two partly plucked chickens in the neighborhood and furnished the police with a description of the men who brought them. -to the spot. LEFT A HANDBAG with change on the train, getting '-off at Botsford Depot Return to. 61 Federal St cam ap WASTED Competent waitress. Ap ply J. P. Bartram, Black Rock, near club house. ,., P7bp FOR SALE -Hupp 20 runabout first class condition. Just overhauled. Call evenings at Peck's Garage, 625 State street ; . B7sp TO RENT 2 pleasant basement . rooms furnished for light house keeping. No objection to child. Set tubs, gas and range. 363 Stratford ' Ave. v -...... ap TO RENT. 2 rooms on bath room floor, newly decorated, improve ments in rooms. Reasonable to young or elderly couple. 363 Strat ford Ave. ap LOST. Between Savin Rock and Bridgeport on 8:30 car from the Rock, gentleman's gold watch with plain leather fob. Reward; if re- turned to 1654 Fairfield Ave. ap AGENTS in every town; quick selling household" and office necessity. Start , now. $25 to $50 weekly. Success assured. Investigate today. Wins- low Specialty Co,' Tyngsborb, Mass. T 28 s 6 6 6 p NOTICE. Every member of Dlv. 1, A. O. H., is requested to attend the quarterly meeting which will be held in the A. O. H. hall this evening at 8 o'clock. Reports of the financial officers will be read and other important business will be transacted. , If you are inter ested In the progress made bv th order during its first half year, do not fail to be present. JOHN J. FITZGERALD. a Secretary- TO LET Refreshment privilege at state Field Day and Parade, Fraternal Or der of Eagles, Tuesday, July 22. 1913. All bids to be addressed Refreshment Committee, Eagles' Hall. Bids to be open Saturday, July 12, 1913. Com mittee reserves the right to reject any and aU bids. PZ b 3u -3 BAPTIST MINISTERS PLAY BASEBALL AT CLOSE OF REGULAR COUNTY MEETING Clergymen Gather at Easton for Transaction of Business, Then Repair to the Open for Athletic Sports Following their business meeting at Easton today, -members of the Fair field County Baptist Ministers Associa tion played a game of baseball this afternoon. The meeting was held in the Easton Baptist church and was called to order at 11 o'clock. The min isters went to Stratfield by troHey and were taken to the church in automo biles. Routine business was trans acted in the hour before noon and din ner was served by the women of the church, in the vestry room at 12:30 o'clock. , j . Among the ministers present were Rev. ohn . Richard ; Brown, D.D., 1st Baptist church,- Bridgeport; Rev. Wil COMPTROLLER OF CURRENCY" HAS FIRST-SECOND NATIONAL BANK OF PITTSBURGH CLOSED Pittsburg, Pa.,- July 7 The Flrst- Second National bank of Pittsburg, the second largest in the city and one of the largest In the country, was clos ed today by order of the Comptroller of Currency. The First National Bank of MtoKeesport Pa., announced instituation also closed doors. W. S. Kulm and) J. S. Kuhn own the controlling interests in both banks and the closing led to persistent reports that a receiver would be asked for the American Water Works and Guar antee Co., the largest concern of its kind In- the country, with which the J. Kuhn's are prominently identified. This concern control3 oyer forty wa ter works plants in the United States. Differences between the officials of the First-Second Bank and the Treas ury department over the character of the bank's assets are said to have led to the order closing its doors. No de tails of the differences had been an nounced" by the treasury, department this afternoon. The First-Second National bank is a recent consolidation of the First and Second National banks of Pittsburg, and has deposits of more than $30,000, ooo. - - - - . '' ' The suspension of the institution pre cipitated a -run on -the Pittsburg bank for savings, of -which - J. S- - Kuhn is president. ' , - The Savings Bank is only a few blocks away from the National Bank. Several 'thousand persons congregated about the First-Second - National at noon. A squad of police was neces sary to keep the great noon-day crowd on the move. - ' Throughout the morning many ru mors spread about the city that all the Kuhns Interests were financially involved in connection with the sus pension of the two banks. Application for a receiver for the American Water Works and Guaran tee Company wai filed in the 2Te;.leral court this afternoon. " Washington, July 7 Treasury offi cials, after a conference over the clos ing of the First-Second National Bank of Pittsburgh, announced that an of ficial statement would be issued this afternoon. Preliminary reports on the condition of the .bank seem to in dicate that the financing of a new of DAVID LAMAR, "WOLF WHOSE TELEPHONE IMPERSONATIONS MAY LEAD TO NATIONAL LEGISLATION y , -iy. , . --i-' " ;. rml ...llli M IM.i i . liMMi.i. -i- This is David Lamar, called "the Wolf of Wall street." He's the New Tork stock manipulator who brazenly admitted before the senate lobby in vestigating committee at Washington that he freely impersonated cnogress- men and others in telephone conversa tions with Union Pacific railroad ofH- cials. He was snapped at Washington liam Swanson, Calvary Baptist church, Bridgeport; Rev. A. C. Thompson, Im manuel Baptist church, Bridgeport; tev. John Richard Brown, D.D., 1st church, Bridgeport: Rev. J. E. Shel ton, Fairfield Baptist church; Rev. F. A Cunningham, Bowayton .Baptist church: Rev. R E. Hartley, South Norwalk Baptist church; Rev. W. H. Pogson, D.D., Stratfield Baptist church; Rev. William Richard Finan, secretary of the Union Mission: Dr. A. B. Coates, secretary of the Baptist State convention ; Rev. A M. David son, Easton M. E. church; Rev. Ste phen Gacf e, pastor Hungarian Bap tist church, Bridgeport, ; and Deacon Marshall E. Meyers. fice building, in which the bank has its home, is connected with the diffi culty. The , bank's capital is $3,400, 000. ' ... ; ,-, , -- - - Prior to the ; consolidation of the First National Bank wfth the Second, the affairs, of the i First actively en gaged the attention of the comptroll er's office, and less than three years ago the jiank examiners compelled the "charging off" v" of, nearly $1,000,000 worth of assets they did not believe should , be carried on . the , bank' books. ; ' Oscar Ii. Telling, former chief of the reports division of the comptroller's office,1 was president of the First Na tional until the consolidation with the Second, when he became a vice-presi dent of the new. bank.,- ' Lawrence O. Murray, a former comptroller of the currency, had virtually resigned his position two years ago to become pres ident of the First National, but chang ed his plans, and Telling, who was Murray's active assistant in the comp troller's office, took the place.-. New York. July 7 The capital stock of the various controlled companies of the First-Second i National is about $73,000,000. " Amondr -them the Ameri can Water Works and Guarantee Co. is the largest operating Water Works company in the United States control ling- more than forty such plants throughout the country. It is aiso larsrelv interested in Irrigation pro jects, electric, lnterurban and electric lighting enterpriites. It . was chartered in Pennsylvania, m 1882, and has an outstanding capital stock of $5,000,000. Since 1889 the stock has paid an annual dividend of six -per cent and in June 1912 a stocn dividend, of 150 .percent was declared from the surplus. This called for the disbursement of more than $5,000,000. " Washington, July 7. The First Na tional Bank of McKeesport, Pa., has closed Its doors. Secretary McAdoo was advised today. J. S. Kuhn, a brother of W. S. Kuhn, president of the First-Second National Bank of Pittsburgh is president of ' the Mc- KeesDort bank, whose capital was $300,000 and surplus $500,000 accord ing to last reports to the comptroller of the currency. : . OF WALL STREET," leaving the hearing in his automobile. Lamar's admissions and his general attitude stirred the country. It brought up this question: ''Why can't a man who represents himself as : an other over the telephone be prosecuted even if no money loss results?" The Lamar incident may result in national legislation making it a misdemeanor to impersonate members of congress, -y- ,zL -1 JURY SUSTAINS SCOTT WILL FOR LADY SACKVILLE , London, July 7. The Jury, which for eight days has been hearing tfce suit to break the will made by the late Sir John Murray Scott by which he left nearly $5,000,000 to Lady Sack- vine, daughter of the former British minister at Washington, today sus tained the will. The Jury found there was no undue influence or fraud on the part of Lady Sackville, LAUTERBACH TAKES STAND III PROBE OF LOBBY ACTIVITIES Washington, ' July 7-J-When Lauter-bach- took the witness chair today. Chairman Overman of the investigat ing committee read to him a state ment made last week by Lewis Cass Ledyard, a New Tork lawyer, alleg ing that at a conference on February 8, Lauterbach had represented himself as coming with authority of Senator Stoi) 3 and , Speaker Clark to make proposals to J. P. Morgan & Co., and the Steel Corporation on behalf of Democratic leaders in Congress. .Before Lauterbach's examination went on the committee in executive session debated whether his testimony would give him immunity from prose cution, if it developed that he and Lamar had violated federal or New Xork State statutes. When they- resumed the. ' hearing Lauterbach assured the Senators that he came before committee voluntarily. "If there is any question In your, num as 10 immunity, i waive iz aD- colutely," said he. Lauterbach then explained at length his motives for 'desiring to rehabiliate himself In the good graces of the Mor gan firm. He testified that until be had heard Representative Palmer's tes timony he knew -nothing of Lamar's impersonating congressmen. - Lau terbach added he felt that Lamar "in some way was the caiifee of - the -dis affection of large corporations to me He knew Lamar was- "impulsive and hasty" in his actions, but that he had never known him to do anything wrong. - , Lamar had brought him "in large and honorable business" : and had in troduced him to "Mr. Rogers" for whom he (Lauterbach) later -old im portant legal work. He denied- he had talked with. Ledard of; Lamar's being engaged ;ln '"blackmailing" op erations. - HEROIN CASE IS CONTINUED New. Haven, Conn.. July 7. Defor est Simonsen, arrested with nearly 600 pills in his .possession, had his case continued until Saturday, today. Mean time the pills will be analysed at- the Connecticut Agricultural station. Their ingredient Is supposed to be heroin. D ANBURY MAN HIT BT TROLLEY New (Haven, Conn., July 7. George E. Smith of Dan bury, was taken to St Raphael's hospital today,- injured while alighting from a trolley- car, on the wrong side. Later it was deter mined that the Injuries were not serious. , . , . MEXICAN "WAR. . ; ..: VETERAN DIES AT AGE OF 91 Green Bay, Wis., July 7 William B. Morand. 91 years old.; the: only survi vor of the Mexican war in Wisconsin and one of the five survivors known m the United States died here -today. Mr. Morand' fought -under General Taylor and later Hinder General Scott WILSON ON GOLF LINKS AT WOODSTOCK Woodstock, Vt, July 7 President Wilson motored over from Cornish, N. H., today and tried his skill on the golf links at the Woodstock Country club, against his physician. Dr. Cary T, Grayson, U. S. N. The . nresident experienced the fic kleness of New England weather: From the sweltering nuark - or tne last- tew days when the mercury hovered in the 90's. the temperature had - aroppea about 25 degrees this morning and a raw mild wind blew across the links. He entered - the game attired In white duck reinforced with a heavy coat. Few in town knew that the President was. to -visit the club and many of those on the links did not at first recognize , the distinguished : golfer. GEN. GRUBB DIES Newark, N. J., July 7 Gen. Ew-Burd Grubb, superintendent - of the - New Jersey home for disabled - soldiers at Kearny, died today of a complication of diseases. . He was 73 years old and a Civil War veteran. Several years ago he was defeated for governor ox New Jersey.' ' ' . ' ' " Notices are being sent out today to all the property owners - along Fair view avenue from Main street westerly to Wayne street and along Fairfield avenue -from Oourtland street to Afin Creek, ordering them to lay curb, gutr ter and sidewalks of flag, concrete or cement in front of : their respective premises on or before July 15th. TEDDY ANT SONS LEAVE FOR WEST New York, July 7. Theodore Roosevelt accompanied by his sons; Quentln and Archie, left New Tork this morning for the west on a trip which will last, six .or eight weeks. London, July 7.- The June state ment of the Board of Trade shows In creases of $38,274,500 in imports and $39,321,000 in exports. The principal gain in exports was in manufactured goods including $7,500,000 in cotton textiles. - , ; . Berlin, July 7. Major General Erich von Falkenhayn has been appointed Minister for War In succession to Gen. Josias von Heringen, who recently resigned. HOWLANP'S Entrances in Main Street, Fairfield Avenue, 5d Cannon Street Bridgeport, Conn, Monday, July 7, 1913. News that you await expectantly, even eagerly; will soon foe printed here. THG HOWLAND Englishman's Tea. If an Englishman could put bis gos pel of llfe Into . words : he probably would say, '-"Give me liberty. and; tea but if I can't have both I'll take the tea." ' - v - ' . . There are few differences' between England and America so marked as In this matter of ' preference for a , hot drink. ' The United Kingdom uses 6J5 pounds of tea per capita per year. The United States uses only a little over one pound per capita, and probably the bulk of this is conaimed by ' Britons and Canadians living In this country. On the other band,, the American, peo ple use 0.5 pounds of coffee per-capita In the course of twelve months, while' Brltisherc consume less than a pound each in the same period. . . . - - -. ' : This last ie not surprising, however 'Any American who has made acquaint ance with the stuff that bears the name of. coffee in England, .especially- that served at the breakfast table, wft won der1 why Britain uses any coffee- at- all. Chicago Journal. ' - . ' ' The Romantic Salute. - The young' lieutenant in. his trim and elegant, uniform, saluted, in the stiff and yet somehow graceful military manner a pretty matron.. "The military salute," he said, "is peculiarly appropriate to -you, madam., Do you "happen to know Its origin?" . "No." '. : ; ; ..' "Well, its origin goes back to the days of , chivalry, to the tournaments of the middle ages. - In those tourna ments, the knights, before the combat began, rode past the queen of beauty on her. throne. As they caracoled by her they -simultaneously brought the hand to the horizontal position above the brows,, then dropped It to the aide again a genuine military salute. And this they did in their chivalrous way to protect their eyes from the blinding rays of the queen of beauty's loyeli. ness. That, madam,' is the origin of the military salute, and that Is why the military salute Is so appropriate to one like you." Los Angeles Times. A 8rmon on Stones. Sam Buckalew was a lone policeman in a little town In Tennessee. His main duties were to look out for trouble in the negro part of the-town down by the creek, especially on Saturday nights. Came one night a general fight in the bottom, after a dance In a cabin. The engagement,'' starting Inside, grew too large to be accommodated Indoors and continued outside. Rocks were bandy, and the fracas extended. Sam Bucka lew heard It all from a safe distance, but made no attempt to drive the en emy across the Yalu. The Justice of the peace called Sam to account next day. - . "Why, looky here, Tom Keel you all's honor, I mean," Sam Buckalew protested, "them rocks was flyln' near as thick as wheat beards. Maybe they wasn't almin' to hit me, but don't you all know rocks ain't got no eyes?" New York Post. - - Two Curious Autographs. One of the most expensive autograph albums ever bought was that purchas ed by Lord Clancarty at Paris In 1831 for the sum of f 1,500. Among these autographs, all of which bear the signatures of celebrated per sonages, there are two which are curi ous because of their brevity. The first one reads: "Mile. Clairon has no- bread. Lucien Bonaparte.' . The Weather I"i r, continued cool tonight and tomorrow. DRY QOODD -CO. i The" other consists of two lines only: "Good for 2,000 francs,, payable on sight to Mile. Clairon by the treasurer of -the ministry Obapal." - --,-" ; The money was paid within the hour, . These two slips of paper are wit nesses to the fact that the claims' of want and suffering were recognlBed by the. French government even during the most turbulent times of Its exist ence. London Post. - - . ' ' Tht Conquest of Disease. - The wonderful achievements wrought by bacilli cultures and the preparation of preventive serums place modern physicians In a position snrpaRPin;? that of the ancient magi or medieval alchemists and render their services to mankind more striking than the proud est exploits of Alexander or Cyrus. Iu the campaign against virulent diseases the quiet micros copl&t in his study, be he a Pasteur, Fiexner of Carrel, Is un ostentatiously 'warring with armies the conquest of? which outmatches tlie military, feats of a Caesar or a Charle magne. Philadelphia Press. Hew Does It Get Aoresaf At a certain eastern -university one of the professors was conducting an examination In physiology. He asked for a description of the circulation at the extrenMties. meaning, of course, the capillary circulation. The youth he called upon evidently did not know much about the matter, for he replied that the blood went down one leg and up the other! Youth's Companion. A Condition. "My dear," said the irl8e, who had been her husband's stenographer, "there Is one speech you used to make In the office which I want you never to repeat In our home." "Ton alarm me, my dear. , What Wram the speech?" " T want you to take my dicta Ugh.' Baltimore American. Net Well Advertised. Physician Well, feut if your little pig wont grow big and fat you ronsit go to the vet Woman (who haji brought her pet pig to the doctor's) Oh, doctor, I have no confidence In him, he's so thin himself! Fllegenda Blatter. . . Laughing cheerfulness throws sun light on all the paths of life. Rlchter. , His Close Call. "I had a narrow escape yesterday noon." "How's that?" - '.'Four of us ate lunch together and each of us Insisted on paying tha check." "Well?" "For a minute or two It Iookel as though I had overdone the thing and the others were going to let me do It" Detroit Free Press. Foreign French. "Learn- to speak French. Then things won't cost so much In Paris." "Oh, you can't make 'em think you are a Frenchman." "No. but sometimes you can make em think you are a Russian or a Span lard." Washington Herald- By the Card. i JGIbbs I say, old chap, what Is meant by the expression "to speak by thn card?" Dtbbs Oh. one does that vten one exclaims, "The deuce!" New York Telegram. - .