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A REAL THRILLER Now Running in The Fanner Tarzan of the Apes". Don't miss it. Snow Or Rain Colder VOL. 50 NO. 3 BRIDGEPORT, CONN.,S ATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1914 PRICE TWO CE2TT3 WILSON MEETS SPECIAL ENVOY; NO PLANS MADE President Still Firm In, Be lief That Huerta Is Los- NO SPECIAL IMPORT IN CONFERENCE AT SEA Executive Declares There Has Been No Change In Mexican Policy Gulf port, Iis- Jan. 3 President WiL-son annomicecl todaj that his con ference with John Iiind. had develop ed no change in the policy of the Washington administration toward 3f exlco and that no new plan or move in the situation had been decided up on, r '" ' The President said his conversation, with Mr. Lind had covered the whole field of conditions in Mexico but that no particular measure or plan had been dwelt upon. Mr. Wilson made it clear -that his personal view of the situation had-not changed. The President had held that the .Huerta government Is slowly being- crushed, not only by the continued warfare, but through incessant isola tion and that inevitably it must fall. Be smiled when told of reports that Provisional President Huerta or some high official of the Huerta government was on board the Chester and said: -Well, I didn't see them if they were there." ' , .:"- ' Pass Christian, Mies., Jan. 3 Presi dent Wilson's conference on board the cruiser Chester with John Land, his personal envoy to Mento, was com pleted late last night. It was com paratively brief." It was evident that the president desired that Mr. Und's visit merely partake of the nataro of a. few days' cruise from Mexico with no- material interruption of his task: of close ot- IBCl T tt I Mil rtM nratfchleiit this morndrMr toofe Mr. Unci's twv sons, Norman, and John, Jr., eight miles in nls automobile to he pier' where thy boarded the rev ten ue cutter Winona and went to the cruiser Chester' to bid their 'father good-bye. The Chester was t , for Tera Cru before noon..- i , A touch of pathos was. added to the exchange of farewells between Mr. llnd and. his sons when Mrs. Pauline Mezxbson, of Bay St. Douis, sought to see her eon George, & yeoman Jn'the sav; aboard the Chester. .rMrs. Mjea Kieon, when she learned . that none of . . -hina mm vu to come ashore. went on board a. tug which followed the. Winona, to the place where tne scout cruiser was anchored. The tug, however, was warneof away ; by ' the Chester's officers and the little gray balred woman was forced to call her good-bye to her eon across the inter vening wa-ter. . . , President Wilson later in the morn ing went to the golr course where he played 18 -holes. While there he was told of Mrs Mexxtoon's efforts to see her boy and apparently was deeply .i..a-4 v 4ia 1nrrnrt. He asked . fwrvlc men to cret her ad dress and it wae understood that he would write her explaining the exi gency of the occasion expressing re eret that he could not go aboard the cruiser. . " president Wilson also took cognis ance of the isolatlo of the Chester's MwinARted the secret service men to secore all the newspapers they could find and pux tnero on xio&ru ui vessel. : HOTEL MAN APPEALS FROM THREE FINES Torrlngton, Jan. John A. Carroll, mvm4a-nf of the American house. charged -with selling intoxicating 11 .... Sxnii.n. wae fined $40 on each 4hrM eounlB together with -costs of mxomtlnn. amounting in all to J 127.35. BtUJi AM KEXIiEY ESCAPE. Charles Buell and Frank K el ley, de. llverv men. were thrown from a wag on of the Lenox Market today when the toorse attached to the wagon ran .wur. The horse got beyond the con trol of Buell, who was driving through French street. In trying to run on the sidewalk instead of in the street, it smashed the wagon against a. tele graph, pole. Freed from the wagon it ran to the barn. - The men escaped lnjtxry. ALLEGED FORGER HELD. Charged with "attempting to pass a forged check, at the store of Eli Lesser, 817 Water street, a man giving the name of Melvin Hubble of Long Island was arrested today by Detective -tiaJI MBS. HOLMES DIED SUDDENLY xxrr.rn wan received here this morn ing of the death-of Alice Holmes,, wife rrhstT-lMi Holmes, an employe of the American Graphophone Co., who died suddenly In New London, toaay. jnin eral Director Walker & Banks will take charge of remains on arrival of train from New London this after noon. WILCOX SUES ON GROUND OF IXEIDELITY Benjamin Wilcox of Fairfield has brought divorce proceedings against Clara Elwell Wilcox of Milford, alleg ing infidelity. . She is charged with being too friendly with persons whose names are unknown to the plaintiff. The couple were married November 25. 1884. The alleged acts were com mitted in July, 1912. William Rosenthal, 90 years old, the eldest editor in the United States, is ceaa at r.eacmg, -la, . - ; ... 2,000 Half Starved Women And Children Seek Safety Across United States Border Federals Lose Heavily In Today's At tack Upon Town Of OjinagoRed ' : Cross Ready To Receive , Wounded Soldiers Presidio, ; Tex., Jan. 3. Two thou sand Mexican refugees, including half starved women and children and some federal deserters,, rushed across the river to the United States- today to seek - protection from the battle at Ojinago, 'Mexico, opposite here." Savage fighting between rebels and federals at Ojlnaga continued through out last night and was still in prog ress this morning. The besieged fed erals, who were . thrown into a panic at th,e first onslaught of the rebels, today were resisting stubbornly all attempts of -the , attacking army j. to drive them. from the town. Before daybreak, the artillery fire of the rebels which continued all night, became more furious as a rain of shells descended on- the federal en trenchments. Wounded soldiers who found their way across "the river to the American Red Cross officials said the federal losses were heavy. f During the night, about 100 federals made a desperate sortie and from the LIS1DBURGII HELD TO AWAIT OUTCOME OF LYIICJTSIHJURIES , Henry F. Lynch of Stamford, for merly of Bridgeport, is at St. "Vin cent's hospital in an extremely serious condition with his skull fraatured over the right temporal region; and Harry E, Lindburgh of 53 Atlantic street, a. Stamford " resident for the past three months, 1st held by the Fairfield -au-i; thorlties yander honds of . 1 500 as a result , of anu-tomo-bile accident- at Flint's Corner in Fairfield; last night. Developments today, Lindburgh's story being taken as a basis, seem - to indi cate that Lynch met his injuries; in Jumping from the automobile as the i machine careened towards a telephone post. " He was rushed to the hospital in the emergency hospital ambulance. Dr. MacDonald securing " permission from - Superintendent Johnson to go out of the city limits.- '' ' ; Lindburgh was .placed under, arrest .by Deputy Sheriff H.R. Ulwood charg ed with driving an automobile while under the . influence of liquor, reck less driving and operating a car with a 1912. driver's license. He was for mally arraigned before Justice Bacon. Wakeman today and a continuance directed for a week In order to deter mine the outcome of Lynch's injuries. Deputy Sheriff Elwood is searching for the other three members of; the party, who disappeared in the con fusion. Lindburgh says that they were strangers to him- but he thinks the name of one was Hurley. Dr. Elmer F. Blank took charge of Lynch today upon the request of rela tives.. There was a consultation at 11 o'clock with Dr; J. W. Wright attend ing and : a. careful examination was made. : While clear indications, of a fractured skull were found. Lynch being conscious- and other favorable symptoms caused them to--determine not to operate. It is thought that he has a Bright chance of recovery. The outcome will not be known for from 24 to 48 hours. ' Lindburgh, who - is . in ; partnership with Lynch, in the automobile painting business in Stamford, says that he does not know" the identity of the own er of the Locomobile figuring in the wreck. . They get the, painting from A. L. Schavoir"s Loco agency, at, 6 6 Warren street, Stamford, and this ma. chine was one . given them to paint. Lynch wanted to come to Bridgeport last night to attend a Knights of Co lumbus rehearsal for the minstrel show, Lindburgh offered to drive him and they left at 6:30 o'clock. Two men were picked up at Darien, one of them a South Norwalk hotel man. At South Norwalk the two left 'after en Joying a cigar and drink' in the Hotel Clifford. There, three men, friends of the hotel man, were introduced and the request made that they be taken to Bridgeport. He says that they were strangers to him.. At Kinsella's in Fairfield they also stopped. Lind burgh. says that only three rye high balls were taken on the entire trip and denies that he or anyone in the party were under the influence of li quor. . " As they neared Flint's Corner, says Lindburgh, one o the men told him to steer close to the left. Lynch, he says, told him to -steer to the right. He did so and they swerved down to wards a telephone pole. Lynch thought there was to be a collision and Jump ed. It Is "believed that a tire burst. The machine was badly jarred and the running board damaged. It was tak en to Brown's garage under Its own power. At the Schayoir agency today it was reported that the accident had not been reported, that it was not known that a car had been taken out and that the owner is at present un known. - Dr. , C. E. Hyde of Southport, who happened to be near the scene of ac cident, took Lynch to Boyle's phar macy and gave treatment until the ambulance arrived. Lindburgh lives' with his wife at the Atlantic street address and was once in charge of the finishing . department at the Loco plant. Later he was in business, for himself on Gregory street. Lynch is s brother of the late Rev. Fr. Lynch, pastor of St. Charles' church and J de votes much attention to amateur thea tricals. . 7. river ibottom again attempted to dis lodge the rebels. But the constitu tionalists opened fire upon them with machine guns and whipped v them back with severe losses. Scattering bullets fell on the - American side of the line today, but no American was injured. Fresh Red Cross supplies, which had been urgently i.eeded, arrived to day. Nurses and physicians are preh earing to care for the large number of -wounded they expect to find on the field at the conclusion of the 'battle. .The federal army paymaster, with ' K.O00 : Mexican , currency, arrived f. om Jkfarfa todays A report ihat the money bad been stolen proved untrue. The money was rushed across the riv er in th hope, of - encouraging -the federal soldiers. '.".'.'.- . ' ' Generals Francisco Cavero and Sal vador Mercade sent word that . they had no intention of abandoning the town. jThe rebels .expect-a fresh sup. uly of ammunition from Chihuahua soon. . FIVE MEN ARE HELD FOR NORWICH RIOTING ; Norwich, Conn., Jan. 3. The attack" made by a crowd of men supposed to be looking for striking polishers of the Hopkins & Allen Arms company on the night of Nov. 11, was aired in the city court today. William Rankin, aged 17, not a polisher, but who was with them, was shot. - . Today, Grzegori iJoczhowski was charged with using te gun. He ad mitted this, hut said he. been attacked and shot only in . self-defense. - The rial resulted in five defendants, : in cluding , Ha-nkin, being held for the superior . court. Three other defeni Hants, were discharged. -1 17atch Dog Fights Oft i .. ; Rescuers From Corpse ; W - '. . i News Britain,; Jan. 3 Guarded by his faithful ' watchdog, his -sole ; com panion in his hour of 'death, ; the New Britain firemen i found the :' body 01 "Tommy" Hicfcey, a well known local chs&acter, when they buret into his house at -four o'clock this morningto fight the fire raging- within. , Hickey's body was burned to a crisp, but his dog refused to leave or permit the firemen to enter the room. The ani mal was finally shcrc by a. policeman in order that it might not be roasted alive. . Hickey lived alon with his dog, his mother having died only last week. He was about 60 years or age and It is thought that he went to bed with a lighted pipe. A.: E. CAREY, CONYK7TED, . HAS JUDGMENT SUSPENDED - ' V (Special to The Farmer.) l Norwalk, Jan. 3 Arthur E. Carey of Bridgeport was . eftnvicted in the city court todays of obtaining, money under false pretenses - and given . 3 0 days in' jail. Sentence was suspended, however, and Carey allowed to go be cause -of his previous good record in Bridgeport. . It - was- . charged that Carey offered $30 watches for sale at. $4.50 but when a customer, made a purchase he substituted a watch worth ahout $1.- ' ,- . . H,The Bridgeport- directory does not contain the name of Arthur E. Carey. NATJGATUCK FACTORY WILL RUN FULL TIME Naugatuck, Jan. 3 The rubber fac tory here which has been closed for the usual holiday vacation of 10 days, will start up on full time Monday. MRS. SHERMAN'S ; , WILL PROBATED The will of Mary Perry Sherman was formally admitted to probate to day.' Formal proofs are being prepared.- Pending an inventory of the estate the bonds' of the executors, Rev. Henry M. Sherman, George W. Wheeler and William H. Comley, Jr., have not been fixed. The details of the will were published in the Farmer a few days ago. . , . . ALDERMAN W. R. KEARNS IS EXECUTOR OF MAHONEY WILTj Judge Hall en in the Probate Court today announced a hearing on the admission to probate of the will - of Mrs. Mary Mahoney for Thursday at 12:30. Mrs. Mahoney was the aged recluse who was recently found dying in her home in Church street. Two wills were found, but one discovered behind a picture yesterday and bear ing the date of July 13, 1913, Is the one on which the hearing will be held. Atty. M. J. Flanagan who drew the will today informed Judge Hallen that Mrs. Mahoney intended Alderman William R. Kearna of 380 East Wash ington avenue should be the executor of the document. William S. Kea-na Is named as the executor In .the will. William S. Kearns Is a son of Alder man Kearns. A bequest of $200 ti furnish him a year's tuition in col lege is part of the will. - It is figured out that since 18 66 the United States government has paid out $4,300,000,000 in pensions. MOTHER PLEADS FOR HER OFFSPRING Mrs. Haggerty's Tears Wins Another CJhance In Pro bate Court PLAIN TALK BY JUDGE HALLEN Worthless Father, a Slave to Idleness and Drink Squalor In Hovel Mother love and a mother's plead ing won a. stay today in the proceed ings to commit Howard and John Haggerty as county charges. The two bright little boys are the children of Edward J. and Josephine Haggerty and were before the probate court to day -on a petition from the Connec ticut Humane society on the ground that they are neglected and depen dent. During the hearing there was unfolded a sordid tale of neglect and indifference of parents toward chil dren as has seldom been heard in a Bridgeport court room. The Haggertys live in a hut In Sampson avenuje and according to the witnesses in- a squalor that beggars description, i There are but two rooms and the .mother, father and, children sleep together in . one bed, while the father's brother sleeps on blankets on the floor of .the kitchen. ,The boy, -Howard, is 8 years of -age. John is 7. Neither has ever been to school or to church. The father-is a molder and an expert gardener, as well.,- His brother is a core maker, but neither work very much and it was said 1 in court that .what little money the father earns he 'spends for drink. The children are often hungry and frequently there is little fire in the house, although it was said there is a cord of 'wood piled against the house where they live. "This is criminal," declared Judge Hallen when told that the children had never been sent to . church or school. ! 4 - ."What is your religion?" .the Judge asked. " ! . "My -husband and I are Roman Catholics," answered Mrs. Haggerty, "and I expect to bring my children up in that faith." - "How do you expect -to bring them up in any. religion' if yon do not send them to: churchy Su"nday school and, day schools ?" asked Judge Hallen. . -J"Ia- are- guittyw of acriminal offense in : keeping your, children f qpm school and you , and your husband should be punished for this. - , You are' not -giving these children a square deal. Tou are . bringing, them up in an atmos phere which will make criminals of them when., they , grow up. I . cannot imagine a mother , who keeps her chil dren from church ". and from school. This is a children's court and we must protect children from the neglect of such parents," admonished Judge Hal len. ' - ' : ' ' ' - 1 George Sanford of Washington ave nue, by whom Haggerty has been em ployed in various capacities, said that Haggerty was an honest and capable man but that he was lazy. "He would jTatheij stay In bed suck ing a pipe .than, get out and work for his wife and family," said Mr. San ford. "Mrs. ' Sanford . has given Mrs. Haggerty food but I think more of it went to this man and. his lazy brother than went to these children. I have given Haggerty . clothes and . he has pawned them for drink. v, " "I know he could have a good job at the Malleable Iron works.'' Iwould give him work myself and I know others that would give him work )1 he would brace up and do right- I do not like to see the children, separ ated from their mother, however, and I think if County Commissioner Mul vihlll would give Haggerty a good talk ing to he might awaken a realization in . him of the way he is treating his family and he might do better." . F. H. Downs, agent of the Humane society, after whose investigation ' the children were brought into court, said the family had moved 25 times in the last two years. He said the family lived in abject poverty in a hovel where the only furniture was a couple of chairs, a bed. stove and an - old trunk.. . He said the only clothing the children had was , what' they had on. There is another child nine years old, whom Mrs. Haggerty said lives with her sister. . Another child two years old, is at home and Mrs. Hag gerty Is soon to become a mother again. . County Commissioner Mulvihill thought Haggerty might do better if he was given another chance to sup port his family. . Judge Hallen to not inclined " to listen, to this proposition until Mrs. Haggerty made her plea. - "Won't you please give us another chance, judge?" she cried. ; "I haven't sent the children to church or to school because they are so delicate, but I will send them at once if you let them stay with me. I am sure my husband will do better, too. He cried this morning, when the children were taken away. He felt mo badly that he was not able to come here today." 'U think he was ashamed to face this court anl that is why he did not come here," said: Judge Hallen. ."These cases are the greatest prob lems we have to face. The only thing the court can do is to continue the case for two w.eelcs and see what Haggerty will do in the meantime. - I will ask Mr. Downs end the probation officer, Rev. C. W. Simpson, to watch closely and report to the court two weeks from today." Mrs. Haggerty with her arms about ihpr fooy.3 left the court room smiling. Mr. Simpson 'gave them car fare so that they might ride home. In the meantime Haggerty's brother will be ordered to leave the house and go to work. Unless Haggerty shows a dis position to provide for his family in the next , two weeks. Judge ' Hallen said he would be obliged to order the commitment of the boys to the St. Francis home at New Haven. A month's mind requiem mass was celebrated at the Sacred Heart church this morning for the repose of the soul of Frederick Rahrig, father of Second Assistant City Clerk Stephen Rbarig. STRIKERS FOLLOW BODY .OF KOMICK . - : CHILD TO GRAVE Pathetic SeeneT Attends Upon Burial Of Little One Whose Death Fol lowed Arrest Of Mother After Strike Riot Shelton Mill Strikers Repudiate Pri soner "Convicted Of Throwing Stones At Blumenthal Plant That calm which -betoken . deep j grief and the sorrow accompanying death .pervaded the strike zone . at Shelton, today, as with solemn tread and bowed heads a cortege of poor ly clad, yet zealous strikers, marched over the roads from Shelton, through Derby and Into- Ansonia J where the body of the little KomJek. child wa laid at rest. " It was a solemn, yet striking caval- hcade which unexpectedly assembled in tribute to a, mother's grief and loss, at the "Cement House"", after the reg ular meeting of the I. W. . W., in So kol Hall. In fact the assemblage ! of such a host -of sympathizers as gath ered around the house prior ' to the long march over the frozen "'roads which crunched under the tread "of three hundred determined men and women, brought the local police, dep uties and guards urfder the command of Chief of Police Bobbins,- upon the run from the court 'room. ' Therew as no demonstration, how ever, and the guards stood in small groups at a respectful distance as the little white cloth ., casket was borne from the house, . ..while the : closely packed strikers bared their heaaa 1 T-c-Hpofc tr i,l.,;;,;; , ' Without .'either the red lemblemT Of the Workers-of the World at the head of the procession, or the usual chant ing of the "International,'.'- the van of . the .cortege was- symbolteed by a massive floral cross .bearing . the - in scription. "Branch No. 2, Local 528, Textile Workers of - th . I. W. W.," born by two of the order, Miss Louisa Mayers . and Miss "Victoria , Felentak. Directly following the cross- came the little white casket containing the Komick child, born , tenderly in the. bare hands o Joseph Agojenska, John Fito, ; Easy XCaslo and Peter. Zanovik, Led by Miss Catherine Jabolwski and Miss Matilda Rabinowitz, in column of two, between 150 and 200 women followed. A second division was made up of almost an equal numb er of men, terminating with - a coach bearing the bereaved father and a consoling friend. .. Bowed : down , by grief at the death, and still tenderly nursing the other sick child, who was today pronounced as possibly out of danger, the mother was unable to at tend. ( .. ,, In passing from the Cement house, ' over the crest of the Shelton hill and directly parallel - with ; the Shelton Mills, many faces of operators at work in other departments were seen at the windows paying silent testi mony, of their heartfelt sympathy ,at the death which brings sorrow to the community. . . " ' The procession Was orderly and un molested. Unexpected s it was, there were few in Derby -nd. Ansonia to greet its coming with such ".fexpres sions as in less well regulated centers, might have caused trouble. ' The course of th cortege .was up Fourth street hill in Shelton, through Howe street, thence across to , Derby; up Olivia street, EiizaLet'h street, At wate ra venue, 'Clifton street to Ansonia- through Howard- avenue, to May street,' to bridge and Into th9 Ansonia Greek church where Catholic services were rendered by Fr. tfaniel ovltz. Thence to the cemetery. The return to Shelton was uneventful. An early meeting of the I. W. W. T at Sokol hall was addressed by Miss Kabinowitz. It was announced ' that Peter Komick, the eeeond child to be taken ill through exposure, was im proving and thought to be out of dan ger. Arrangement for two meetings to "be held on Sunday next in the Derby theatre, a local moving picture house, were concluded. ; It wae prom ised that a morning meeting at 10 o'vdock would be addressed by the well known X. W. W. organizer, Ed anondo Rossani,; in the Italian lan guage, followed by a speech by Miss Kabmowitz,, in Etogiish. The "after noon meeting, at 2 o'clock, will be in, charge of well known Polish-speaking organizers and promises to draw a large audience of intersested workers in the various mills. It is not antici pated that any restrictions will be put upon the assembly by the police, other than that ordr must be main tained. Next to the funeral - procession, which wae one of the largest ever witnessed in the community, the prin cipal event of the day was court ces sion held by Judge John B. Dillon, which was attended by nearly every strike-breaker, deputy and policeman not actively detailed at points neat the mill. The session was in full swing when word of the assembling of strikers about the Cement house nearly cleaned the room. Chief Bobbins was prompt to muster his forces and proceeded on the double quick to the scene of the former trouble. It was soon ob served that a peaceful and sorrowful errand had assembled those present and the guards kept at a respectful distance. It was noted that the O'Brien guards numbered about fifty men, and much comment upon the cost of the detective protection to the mill owners .was heard on every hand. In the borough court Judge Dillon, today, sentenced Steve Giadas, a strike sympathizer, ; but not identified with the organization or the movement, to W days In Jail for-throwing stones at the factory. From evidence submitted it was shown that while skating with some boys, near the mill yesterday, he had thrown stones at the factory windows. " His conduct was not ap proved by strike leaders and an ap peal was not taken. t is expected that he will be taken from Shelton this afternoon to begin serving his sentence. Patrolman Brown of Shel ton is credited with the arrest, after the youth was chased- by a member of the O'Brien mill guards. - . A humorous Incident of the occasion was told yesterday, at a meeting of the strikers, when it was related that a woman, upon the eminence above the mills,,- owning a pet dog, had during the night attempted to whistle for it with such effect and with such force that the ' mill, guards believed a riot was in preparation.' They rushed to the spot only - to be ordered away. The following day the woman is said to have complained to O'Brien In person, inquiring Whether his mlr, ipns were men or . dogs y,,at th- rspor-.dedr.to 'SuhCstCtHtnbns., -J., v . ' Warden f George. Barlow oty Shelton today denied that' any further attempt to mediate the strike . by arbitration had been made on either side, declar ing that the' conditions ' remained the same as yesterday with no apparent relief from the expense to the town in sight. . - rv . , ' ... ..t. - (The Evening Farmer is for sale at Dockery Bros., Shelton, . and A. H. Rolston's and A. , H. Tudkin's news rooms, Derby.) ..' v CHAUFFEUR TELtS HOW HE KILLED LITTLE ELSIE BACH Continued -'investigation into' the death of little Elsie Bach the day be fore Christmas, was made this morn ing before Coroner John J. - Phelan. For the first time A. S. Hard, the ar rested chauffeur went upon the stand to tell his version of the affair, upon suggestion of his counsel, A. B. Beers. Hard told a straightforward story, alleging that he was travelling at a rate between 6 and 8 miles an- hour, and that, prior to swerving to the left to avoid the trolley car he had blown his horn. He said, aind was further corroborated by Mrs. Elmer S. Beards ley, that the Bach girl, instead of crossing directly towards the post of fice, ' at Broad street" and Fairfield avenue, took a direction toward's How land's store. - The ' chauffeur further stated that he believed the slippery pavements to have been responsible for his not "being able to stop before he had traversed the thirty feet Inter vening between the point of accident and stopping. - Dr. Godfrey testified that his examination of the girl failed to reveal that, the wheels passed over her body. . Coroner Phelan today indicated the testimony was almost completed, and tha,t his finding will be filed, Monday or Tuesday, Two points will have to yet be considered, whether a speed of between 6-8 miles jper hour in rela tion to traffic was excessive at that point and time; and whether a trolley car should be allowed to stop within less than 25 feet from a cross-walk or should . leave sufficient intervening space that pedestrians might see at a greater angle approaching and paral lel vehicles. Burns Dies of His ' Injuries Soon After Trolley Hit Truck Fatality In Stratford - Avenue, When Car Strikes Brewery "Wagon A fractured skull, received in a fall when, a trolley car collided with a Feigenspan Brewery truck that he was driving on Stratford avenue near Sixth street shortly before 6 o'clock last night, resulted in the death of Harry Burns, almost as soon as he was admitted to Bridgeport hospital, last evening, to which he was rushed in the ambulance. Dr. S. M. Garlick, medical examiner, is investigating. William Patrow, helper on the truck, was also knocked to the ground but was not injured. Burns was 28 years old, boarded at P. E. O'Rourke's home, 227 Arctic street, and had been in the city about a year. He came to Bridgeport from New Milford. His parents, sister and brother, ; live in that place." The yearly receipts of the New York Postoff ice -total $30,002,059, an increase of $4,254,856 over 1912. WOMEN MAY " ENTER CAFES T0vOIBE But Women Patronized Royal Hotel Barroom , Without Drinking EALLABD, OWNER, IS FINED $200 Deputy Judge Wilder Ren ders Opinion Under Law Forbidding Loitering y Deputy Judge Frank C. Wilder In City Court, fined DeWitt C. Ballard. proprietor of the Royal Hotel, 1.300 today, finding him guilty upon th charge of allowing women to loiter In his place of business, where he wa licensed to sell liquor. The decision had been awaited hy many who were curious to know If m woman may be regarded as a loiterer in a barroom, who frequents the pia.ee for the purpose of drinking. - Judge Wilder finds that womo were allowed to sit in the stalls which the bar room contained, without es corts and without drinking. Thew women, he Bays solicited detectives, were simply idling away their tlm, '7? froT trne to time left the drink iu ' .AW-Tsth men. to go to the pai t of th4, hotel devoted to roomers. Judge Wilder comments upon stats ment by counsel, that many plac In Bridgeport, ran like the Itoyal Ho tel, are frequented by women. Judge Wilder says, "If so the condition is de plorable." -' The opinion recites that Connecticut was long a prohibition state, that pro hibition was abandoned for a poticy of regulation, and the law is describe'l as curtailing one of many prlvl'iess which the legislature could cut off al together. Regarding the right of women to sit in saloons to drink. Judge Wilier says: "By a recent act, women, whiln el lowed to go into a saloon to purchase liquor, or on any other legitimate er rand, are forbidden to loiter ther- ix The reason, for .this legislative action Is not difficult to understand. It wan an act passed to keep girls incline,! to be wayward out of places where t i .i ii . i . . . . prevent women of loo;". character :n ing licensed places for the nura of soliciting and thus adding to the tv:;i which the license law was enacted ti regulate. It 'is difficult to see what constitutionable objection there could be to a law which simply curtail some of the privileges which the leg islature could prohibit all together, it being a question of policy of the leg islature whether the state is straight out prohibition or regulation. -If th legislature erred at all. It was In not Imposing a mora severe penalty for of fenses of this character." PARK CITY INVENTORS LEAD ST1 During the past year, ending with the Issue of December 30, 1913, the patents issued were distributed emoitj the inventors In the six largest citie of the State as follows: Bridgeport, 149. New Britain, 120. Waterbury, 69. Hartford, 141. New Haven, 105. " Meriden, 35. It will be noted that Bridgeport heads the' list , as to the number of patents .actually Issued to its inven tors. . In proportion' to" the population. New Britain is far in the lead, with its 120 patents, which means one pat ent to every 3f6 inhabitants, whereas the total number of Bridgeport pat ents represents one patent to every 684 inhabitants. New Britain with about 44.000 In habitants even lea.es Now Haven la the number of patents obtained, al though the latter city has about iZ4,(K' inhabitants. ' HIBERNIANS TO INSTALIi NEW OFFICERS TOMORROW . Officers of Division No. 1, A. O. II.. will be Installed tomorrow afternooa at 2 o'clock at a meeting of the divi sion to be held in A. O. H. halL The Installing officer will be County Pres ident A. W. Conniff of Danbury. Among the guests will be State Pres ident William T. May, State Secretary John S. McCarthy, County Vice-President Alexander Heaphy, County Sec retary Patrick Cullen, who will ad dress the members on the aims and Objects of the order. Other speakers will be County Chaplain Rev. T. J. Picker, Division Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Richard Moore, Atty Thomas M. Cul linan, F. C. Mulllns, Past President P. Rellly, President James Small, Col. T. J. Murphy, Col. J.H. McMurrar. Patrick Cuddy,' William B. Prender gast, John J. O'Neil, John T. King, Thomas . F. Speers and others. Two young people who tried married life at an early age have appealed to the superior court to set them free. Stephen Duch, of this city, who nays he is a minor, sues through bis fath er, Johann Duch, to have a mar riage with Mary puch set aside. The boy claims Mary falsely swore he ha ! betrayed her when as a matter t. f fact she was not in a serious condi tion. Mrs. Duch's maiden name wa Mary Sulzor. Hazel Krog, a 16-year-old girl residing-in Stamford, says she acted un der a childish Impulse when she mar ried Edward Krog, 19 yea fa oid. Ha zel's father, George M. Philips, tai his dausrhter waa too younsc to rt- alize what she was doing.