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RESORTS, SEE ' IRST S 1 il W M. Jii. W 1 J "VEDNESDAY AND SATUR DAY FARMER. VOL. 50 NO. 156 BRIDGEPORT, CONN., THURSDAY, JULY 2, 1914 PRICE TWO C DENTIST JONES, FOUND GUILTY IS FINED $75 Court Holds Practitioner Is Culpable on Three -Counts ' , COURT THROWS OUT OTHER CHARGES Finding Is One of Interest to Doctors Throughout the State Arthur George Jones, a dentist with offices in the Read building, is found -guilty on three counts of "engagln? iin the practice of dentistry" without complying with the state statute gov erning same in a decision handed down by Judge Thomas C Coughiin at today's city court session. A. fine : of 25 and costs is Imposed on each count. Dr. Jones is found not guilty of per sforming dental operations, as charged under the first, fifth and sixth counts ! of the complaint. Attorney Robert Q. (DeForest, of counsel for the defense, tgav-e notice of an appeal and bonds Ivere fixed at $200. The finding has attracted wide at tention, not only locally and among (dentists tout from professional men throughout the state. At the hearing. -County Health Officer George H- Hill Land former City Attorney Thomas M. f Cullinan appeared for the prosecution I while Attorneys J. B. Kleirf, Robert a. 'DeForest and D.J. Brennan were coun sel for the defense. Judge Coughlin's ! decision reads as follows: "I find the accused not guilty of per forming dental operations as charged jainder the first, fifth 'and sixth counts icf said Information. ". - - "Under the second, third, and fourth counts of said information the accused 4s charged with 'engaging in the prac tice of dentistry without having first tcbtalned a license to practice dentis try from the dental commissioner of te&id state, he not being a person , who 'was engaged in the practice of dentis itry and who registered as a dentist in th4s-tat-prior - to December, 1902. t gainst the peace and contrary to the statute in such case -made and pro rv-ided. "The accused has placed in evidence iel certain agreement which purports t ehow that an honest effort was made jSby him to comply 'with the laws of the state relating to the practice of den Stistry. A careful reading of said tegreement leaves no doubt in rp.y mind Sbut that said agreement was drawn if or no other purpose than to - evade the provisions of . said act. , "Hinder the terms of said agreement fit can not be said that the office, which was maintained by the accused, was jthe office, of Dr. P. Kumpitsch, but Ion the other hand, Dr. Kumpitsch as sumed no obligations whatever and the conduct of the business and the responsibility of paying all the bills Tested upon the accused and also, un p3er the terms of said agreement, he was obliged to pay Dr. Kumpitsch $40 fcper.week from the income of the busi ness, even though said income did not reach said sum of $40 per week. '"The accused, in justification of his conduct, swore that he was legally, ad vised that he had complied with the law in this respect and "that he fully believed that his conduct was not a rviolation of any law whatever. While, the accused has been guilty of violat ing the statutes of the state of Connec ticut concerning the Practice of Den tistry, it does not appear that he is incompetent to practice the profession paoT that he lacks a considerable knowl edge of dentistry. "This aforesaid" agreement, supported as it is by other evidence, of the acts fof the accused, in writing letters, in (Which he refers to himself as a pro gressive dentist and advertising in the press and having his name printed as Dr. A. G. Jones, and in holding Ebimeelf out to the public as a duly qualified dentist, compels this court to find that he has embarked in the ,3ental profession, that he has held thimself out as a duly qualified den ftist, that he has advertised and offer led to practice as such and that his tacts are calculated to deceive the pub lic and are in violation of the statute pn such cases made and provided. "I therefore find the accused guilty tas charged in the second, third and fourth counts of the 'n -formation and he is ordered to pay a fine of $25 and costs on each count. fCLAMPETT NAMED FOR PAVING BOARD BY MAYOR WILSON Mayor C. B. "Wilson has formally announced the appointment of former AMerman Henry J. Clampett to suc ceed Walter B. Lashar as a member of the paving nd sewer commission. Mr. Lasher's term expired at mid night on Tuesday. The term of Mr. dampett to for six years. Mr. Clampett has represented the SSfcrth district oh the Democratic side for the koara of aldermen and he was for one year president of the common council. Mr. Clampett, who is in the livery and trucking business, fas one of Bridgeport's most widely known citi zens. 'TAX COIJjBCTOR'S SHOUT AGE OF S6.2-23 MADE GOOD ,Terryvllle, Conn., July" 2. Thd amount" of the shortage found in the accounts, of Frank C. Barnes, forme tax collector of the town of Plymouth, has been made good, it was announc ed today. The shortage was $6,2 2b. ; The surety company which wad bondsman for Barnes paid the amount s of the bond, $5,000 and -Barnes paid "'he difference. I There is still pending in- the super ior court a charge against Barnes of j-iisappropriation of the town's funds. JUDGE INSPECTS SHOPS OF WHICH WOMAN COMPLAINED In order to Inspect the premises of the Bridgeport Piston Ring Co. and the Connecticut Cylinder Grinder Co. about which there- have been some complaints. Julge Tuttle of the su perior court visited the East End yes terday afternoon. Frances E. Spoer ing of 78 Baldwin street had asked for an injunction restraining the factories from operating at night and thereby preventing the neighboring - from sleeping. Judge Tuttle did not give any de cision hut it was said that the fac tory owners were willing Jto stop the night work. On July 10 Judge Tuttle will return to this city to see if the matter has been settled satisfactorily. AUTOISTS REPORT QUEER HOLD-UPS An odd series of hold-ups In Strat ford and Milford during the past two weeks are believed to have occasion ed the loss of hundreds of dollars to automobile tourists. The bandits became so bold M onday night as to assault . Sheriff John W. "Vollmer, after which the matter' was reported to Prosecuting" - Attorney - Alexander DeLaney and state action Is likely to be taken. , The system which has been worked is one that involves Impersonating a town constable or deputy sheriff and required two co-operative gangs. The plan worked well at the Washington bridge, for the Town of Stratford has recently "been keen In arresting au tomobilists. Several men with red lights were stationed at the approach to the, bridge. Automobilists natur ally slowed down . upon, seeing the danger signal and upon .one pretext or another the machine was held up long enough for, someone to turn out the tail-light. As the machine sped into' Milford, the second gang appear ed and stopped the car, .informing the chauffeur, that the light was out and that it -would - be necessary to appear before Judge Peck in Strat ford or otherwise -settle -the case . In most cases automobilists were glad to settle at a charge of $7. SO. One party, however, said . they would appear next morning before Judtre iPeck. They did so and were greatly surprised, to find out. that no charges had been made against them. In the ease of Vollmer's party, the money was paid the first time. . " The second time, an- insult to a girl in the car resulted in an " exchange of blows which was only ended when young "Vollmer was felled, by a stone. Many automobilists " report similar occurrences during ' the past two weeks and It is wondered how the practice has continued without com ing to the Milford and Stratford po lice authorities. .- Ordes Shelton Concern to Pay New York Firm The Writerpress Co. of Shelton, which has been in the hands of a re ceiver" for some time, furnished bus iness, in the superior court today when Judge Tuttle ordered Receiver E W. Kneen to pay $1.677.5 to Maturing, Maxwell & Moore of -New York. This is to satisfy a claim the New York firm had against Fred Knapp." .The latter was a creditor of the Writer press Co. to the extent of $11,764.24. The receiver ordered a 15 per cent dividend, hut as ' soon as Manning, Maxwell & Moore learned of this they wanted to seize Knapp's share of the money to satisfy a Judgment previ ously obtained against Knaipp. Selectmen of Stratford Going to Enforce Law Selectmen of the town of Stratford have given notice that they will be in session at the town hall on Tuesday, July 7, at 8 p. m. for the purpose of hearing any objections, if there toe any, against the layout of a highway in the Putney district, so called. The proposed highway extending from the Skidmore Hill road, near the Putney chapel eastward to the tracks of the Connecticut Railway and Lighting company or its successors. The board J of selectmen .at their meeting yesterday afternoon passed a law barring "bicycles from the side walks. The law will .be enforced and all offenders arrested. The board voted that no fireworks shall be set off until -after 8 o'clock on July 3. If any offenders are caught, they will "be prosecuted to the full ex7 tent of the law. Unclaimed letters at the local post office are addressed, to Mr. and Mrs. William McLennan, John Fappas, Mr. Leon Smith, Wm. H. Werner and Thomas Bettit Miss Myra Curtis of Judson place is expected to return home Monday from Winsted. Miss Catherine Tiffany will accompany her and spend a week or so as Miss Curtis home. There, was a large attendance at the parish meeting of Christ Episcopal church last night meeting for the purpose of selecting a new pastor No definite action was taken 'but a com mittee was named to look into the matter and report at the next meet ing, which is to toe held next week. It is expected that a new pastor will bo named shortly. G. W. Lampoon, who has been quite ill at his .home, is recuperating. Mr. and Mrsv Harry "Young, of New York are spending a few days with their daughter, Mrs. George Ferris, of this town. ' TRAIN ROBBER KILLED AND SHERIFF WOTTNDED Pendleton, Ore., July 2. One rob-, ber was killed and one robber and a deputy sheriff wounded in a fight be tween five bandits and passengers of a west bound Oregon -Washington rail road and Navigation nassenrer from ' near Meachan early today. EMPEROR WILL VIEW BLESSING OF HEIR'S BODY Imperial Family to Attend Services at Hofburg Tomorrow , BATTLESHIP LANDS ' REMAINS AT TRIEST Imposing Ceremony Accom panies Arrival of Dead By War Vessel Vienna, July 2. The solemn cere mony of blessing the bodies ' of the murdered archduke and duchess itr to be performed at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the parish church of Hofburg, in the presence of Emperor Francis Joseph, the members of the Imperial family. Prince Henry of Prussia, and other royal personages. The children of the dead archduke and duchess were to arrive in Vienna on Saturday. Trlest, Austria, July 2. An ; impos ing demonstration 1 today . accompanied the landing here from the Austrian battleship "Viribus TJnitls" of the bod ies of the assassinated Archduke Francis "Ferdinand and. his consort, the Duchess of Hohentoerg. The en tire community thronged the shore or took up positions on board the craft In the harbor at an early hour. ' ' ' f On the San Carlo wharf a large space had been "kept clear for the two catafalques "which were draped in gold and black. On the left stood the generals and. admirals and other offi cers of the army and navy with the commander-in-chief of the Austro Hunearian navy. Rear Admiral Oskar Eansa at their head. At the right were the governor" of the maritime provinces, Prince Hohenlohe-Schil-lingsfuerst and many other state- and municipal officials in brilliant uni forms covered with decorations; An enormous gathering : of .members of various societies", and deputations rep res entire shipping, commerce an dif ferent trades, all the - Catholia clergy of Triest and clergy; -of ether jdenom inatione, and "assembled "behind -them," was drawn nip- & naval guard of honor while the whole scruare was lined, by students. , ' ' The Right Rev. ' Andrew - Karlin, Bishop of Triest; assisted toy a large number of ' clergy; . blessed the bodies and a long procession was then formed. The coffins were placed on two hearses each drawn by six horses. Seven coaches , filled with wreaths headed the procession with the priests following. . : . i ... Behind the hearses marched the members of ; the households of the archduke and duchess, the provincial governor and a. long procession of na val and military ' officers, civil officials and delegations of all kinds with two companies of soldiers in the rear. On its way to the southern railway station whence the bodies were to be conveyed to Vienna, the procession passed between dense masses of peo ple, men uncovering and women mourning. Bluejackets, aided by mu; nicipal guards and' firemen, were drawn up along the whole route. The buildings were mostly draped with -black and all the business bouses had "been closed during the time of the passage .of the procession. - , The coifms reached the railway sta tion at 9:30 a. m. and military "honors were there rendered by a detachment of a composite regiment of Bosnians and Herzegovinians. Naval petty offi cers placed the coffins on a railway car which had been arranged as a mortuary chapel. r .Bishop Trippon iPedersolli then Tit tered another blessing and the doors of the car were sealed, the members of the suites of the dead arohduKe and duchess entered other .cars and the train departed for Vienna, where it is expected to arrive at 10 o'clock this evening. .- CANADIAN STEAMER, WITH 100 ABOARD, GROUNDS III BAY Montreal, -July 2 The Canadian Pacific Railway steamer Assiniboia, with 100 passengers aboard, went ashore early today at Bad Neighbor Shoal, Cove Island, Georgia Bay. ' News of the grounding reached the offices of the Marconi Wireless Tele graph Company here from the radio station at Saulte Ste Marie, Ont The wireless operator on the boat said it was thought the Assinfbols would back off as she has been swinging and there were 11 fathoms of water under her stern. YEGGMEN FAIL TO FINISH THEIR JOB Teggmen, believed to, belong to the same gang that has 'been operating with success in southern New England, visited the Meadow street office of the Naugatuck Valley Ice Co., last night, gained entrance through forcing a rear window and spent some time working on the :afe. Its weight and the visitors' inability to roll it out of the range- of the night light baffled them and they left with out taking anything. Traces were found where attempts had been made to roll the safe into the shadows .of the office. Apparently the yeggs were afraid to work where the safe is located, be cause of the glare of the night and policemen passing.- Unemployed Worker Commits Suicide Matthew Burns, a lodger at the State Central hotel. State street, this morn ing committed suicide toy swallowing an ounce of carbolic acid which he had apparently purchased for the pur pose. Burns was 28 years old and a mechanic. He is lately believed to have ibeen out of employment. He wentto bed last night about 10 o'clock, speaking pleasantly ' to the proprietor. -' He was up and dressed at 6 o'clock and passed the morning salutation with Harry Garghan, occu pant of., room 33. He went back, to his room and when the maid went to make up his 'bed at nine o'clock he was found, lying dead upon the bed. Carbolic burns about the mouth, a tumbler containing dregs of. the acid and) a one ounce . bottle hearing the label of a nearby drug store told the tale. . - " "Medical Examiner S. M. Garlick was at once notified and the toody ordered removed to the morgue. A search of his clothing failed to reveal any mo tive for the act. A few cents in change4 and some personal belongings were Intact in his clothing. MAYOR NAMES COMMITTEE ON PAVING DEAL Aldermen MacFayden, Mor an and Moorey to Confer , With Commission . Alderman Malcolm MacFayden, Re publican of the first district; Alder man William . J. Moran, Democrat; of the Sixth district ,and Alderman Isaac Moorey, Democrat, of the Eleventh district, will be the committee to con fer with the paving and sewer com mission regarding the Warrenite con tracts.' Mayor Wilson made the offi cial announcement of - their ' appoint ment today. The previous report that the mayor would name Alderman Mill er on the committee proves erroneous. The committee will meet with the paving'and sewer commission " on Wed nesday evening, July 8 at 8 o'clock in the city auditor's office. -. The resolution for the( creation of the committee as passed at the. last meeting of the common council called for the committee and the commission to get together before the -next meet ing of the- -aldermen- "which will - be next Monday night.. July & At its last meeting- the paving and , sewer com mission adjourned to -meet Tuesday evening, July 7. : City Auditor Keating, secretary" of the commission, said today that Pres ident Rogers of the commission had arranged a special meeting for Wed nesday. ' Whether a meeting of the commission "would be . held Tuesday night or' not has not yet been decided but the meeting for conference with the aldermanlc -, committee ' will be Wednesday night. It is likely , that Mayor Wilson will warn a special meeting of the common council for the ! Monday following the confer ence. - 'STRONG ARM' SQUAD TO PROTECT WOMEN A J 'strong arm" squad has "been re cruited by the Connecticut Company to preserve peace on the Meadows End Bridgeport line. This action ' is taken because of the large number of "toughs'" who attend the resorts, and when returning to Bridgeport create disturbances and insult women on the Manager Chapman of the street car company , said today: "We have had great numbers, of'' these rowdies ar rested and taken to the Walnut Beach and Stratford jails. They are released on $10 'bail," and .fail to appear in court the next morning. These same rowdies are arrested time and time again and do not come up in, court. Because of this laxity on the part of the law, we have taken it into our own hands and are going to preserve order on these cars at all costs." Conditions existing on the late cars from Walnut Beach on Wednesday and Saturday nights when dances are held, have brought numerous com plaints to the street car company. As a result, a number of "huskies" were hired. They have orders to preserve peace, and they do so quickly and ef fectively. ' Whenever It is, impossible for the conductor to preserve order the "strong arm" squad is called into commission, and the disorderly quick ly quieted. If they resist or refuse they are taken into custody. : , High School Worked , Delayed By Rain With four feet of water in sections of the excavation at the new high school building at Lyons' Terrace," and attachments upon the material with which the walls are to be raised, he roic attempts were being made by Su perintendent Charles Haas this morn ing to keep the work going. Through her attorneys. Marsh, Stod dard & Day of this city. Miss Durkin, head of the firm which has the local contract, is making an effort to satis fy creditors ,and it is understood that the attachments have already been taken from the three large boilers which it is soon expected to instalL A further effort to-secure a reduc tion of the garnishee upon the build ings is being made by her attorneys, who yesterday served notice upon sub contractors Robertson & Giovanne to appear in the superior court in Water bury tomorrow and say why an order should not be issued to reduce the amount of the claims made. Suits for $1,300 damages for labor upon the Kelly house and $9,500 for excavation upon the high school, site were recently covered by attachments for $1,500 and $10,000 respectively. The complainants in these suits are now ordered to appear and offer state ments of their elaims that the attacii--ments may be absolved or reduced. SHELTON MILL PREPARES TO CLOSE DOORS Press Machinists On Strike and Company Will Not Yield MEN SATISFIED, SAYS SUPERINTENDENT More Men Join With Strik ers In Demand for Eight - r Hour Day An additipn of 22 more men to the ranks of the strikers, the announce ment that the mill will shut .down' to night, and the establishment of a picket-guard toy the strikers wthout violence were, today's features of the Whitelock Printing Press Manufactur ing company's labor troubles today. . Ar meeting will toe held at Union Labor Hall, Elizabeth street, this af ternoon, ' called toy William Larkin, at which plans for the strike will toe fully discussed. Practically every machinist in . the plant joined the ranks of the strikers this morning while it was . said that none who went out yesterday return ed. William Houston, general man ager of the plant, stated that the mill would close down tonight for the an nual vacation period until Monday and that the men at present employed are doing nothing but clean and oil the machinery preparatory to ' keeping closed if a settlement is not made. - . It was also stated upon the part of the management that it was -believed the men employed in the mill were satisfied with their wages and hours but that the call from the union for a strike was obeyed. . No steps towards arbitration will be "taken -until Julius Day, secretary and - treasurer of the company who is in New York, city and cannot 'be located today returns, to Shelton. The strike balled against the Whit lock Printing .Press company is likely to be a protracted one unless the offi cials of the .concern decide either to accede to the "demands of the ' work ers or place the matter In the hands of an arbitrationeompury -J As in the case of the . Coe-tapley company of Bridgeport, where "the picketing has continued- in -.an orderly manner for months and the striking men have been paid, a percentage of their reg ular salary from strike funds of the American Federation of Labor, with whom the machinists are affiliated, ' it is believed that,,, unless Important guards are resorted to by the Whit lock officials to aid in bring in non union strike breakers the affair' will be a peaceablevone. y Nevertheless, fearing that trouble may result from the fact that almost all the Shelton shopkeepers have been unionized since the Blumenthal strike some monts ago, several new men have been ' added temporarily to the local police force.', The reason as signed yesterday for the Increase was that Fourth of July is approaching and the men would toe used to quell disturbances - likely on that day. While only the machinists are out this morning, the company has been notified that until 2 o'clock today will be given for some decision as to set tlement, or a general strike will be or dered. This, it is said by the labor men, will affect about 85 per cent, of those, employed. - The pickets today were orderly and established in three shifts. They were not interfered with by the police. William Larkin, " business manager of the International Association of Machinists for Connecticut, said to day: "The demand of the men for an eight hour day is not unjust. It would merely put the Whitlocfc company on a ,footinsr equal with the other press manufacturers of ' the country, who have all given the men an eight hour working day. . With the acceptance of an eight hour day, unfair competition will soon be done away with. "The Whitlock mem are working ten hours a day. Under . the eight hour day," the working week would be forty-eight hours a week, with no reduc tion in pay. "We have eighty-five per cent, of the skilled employes of the company with ue. Fifty-five "quit work at - 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, while 20 Joined us this morning. We expect, before the day is over, to have a num ber of those still at work with us. There will be no violence. The best of feeling exists between the company and men but we will not return until our demands are met. , "We do not demand an eight hour day immediately, but we do demand it eventually. As done in other places, the time could be reduced a few min utes, extending over a period of many months, but with the idea of making the working day eventually eight hours. We are confident of winning the strike, and are willing to place the matter in the hands of arbitra tors, ."i . "Until our demands are acceded to, no union pressmen will be allowed to work on new Whitlock presses. This will not affect shops that have the Whitlock's already installed." Plumbing Examiners Are Reappointed for , Term of One Year Harry D. Fitsgerald of 687 Iranistan avenue and John Dunn of 899 Strat ford avenue have been reappointed by Mayor Wilson as plumbing examiners. Their Yin ties are to examine candi dates for plumtoers licenses in . this city. The term is for one year and the remuneration is by fee from the persons examined. The Bedell ordinance compelling surface oars to stop on the near side of crossings was passed by the New York board of aldermen. FATHER IIIHILL IS ' NAMED PASTOR OF ST. AUGUSTINE'S It was announced at the residence of the bishop of the diocese of Hart ford, this afternoon that Kev. James B. Nihill, rector of St. Patrick's church of Bridgeport, has been appointed per manent rector of St. Augustine's R. C. church of Bridgeport, succeeding the late Bev. Charles J, MeEMroy. The appointment is a splendid one and will meet with universal satisfaction throughout the diocese. BROTHER-IN-LAW OF WOMAN HELD TO GIVE EVIDENCE Developments of an Interesting na ture materialized today following ' in vestigation by Federal Inspector George H. Sheehan , and " Detective George F. Simon of police headquar ters into details connected with yes terday's arrest of tefan Pervulseque and Mrs. Maria Jabak-Bachman on charges alleging violation of the Mann 'White Slave" law. Both of the ac cused are now held in Boston -while evidence is being gathered to strength en the deportatiop, proceedings that will be pressed before a special board of inquiry. Erme Kerekes, a brother-in-law of Stefan and now located in Bayonne, N. J., SR a merchant, was comunicat ed' with today and said that he will arrive in Bridgeport tonight Later he will go to Boston to give testimony against the prisoners. . ,He is very anxious to get some ' of the family relics that Stefan is supposed to have. Mrs. Bachman's aged mother and three children are scheduled to sail from Austria July 8 for .Bridgeport, intending to make their home with her Two of the children are -said to be Mrs. Bachman's by the man whom she deserted In New Tor It and the third toy the man with whom she eloped to Austria and who blew out his brains when he found himself in financial difficulties and unable to provide for her in the way that she had been accustomed. Mrs. Bach man was undecided yes terday as to whether she should cable them not to come, but decided f not to, as she has hopes that deportation proceedings against her will fair Im- migration authorities all along the coast will be warned of the expected arrival of 'the mother and children and their trip ' across the water will (be with disappointment awaiting them at this end.' POSTAL BANK SHOWS LARGER DEPOSITS The local branch of the postal sav ings bank completed its most success ful month in June, according to the monthly report just completed. The local branch Includes the branches at the main, east side, west end, and Stratford. The total number of de posits for the present year , opened were 841, closed 541, deposits remain ing 517, total amount of deposits $63, 341, iwthdrawals $48,534, laving a total balance remaining on deposit of $48, 786. This makes an increase of nearly $15,000 on deposit at the local branch than for the same period of last year. By stations, the deposits for the month are as follows: Main post of fice: Deposits opened, 56; deposits closed, 49; number of deposits, 294; number of withdrawals, 158; total amount of deposits, $5,498; total amount of withdrawals, $4,362; in crease, $1,136. 1 East Side station: Deposits opened; 8; deposits closed, 12; number of de posits, 55; withdrawals, 53; total of deposits. $1,279; withdrawals, $841; in crease, $438. ' . 1 : ' West End: Deposits opened, 8; closed, 5; number of deposits, 39; withdrawals, 17; - total deposits, 539; uwithdrawals, $497; increase, $42. The showing of the Stratford branch was very poor. Accounts opened, closed, deposits and withdrawals were one each. One certificate for $25 was issued, while one withdrawal . of $1 was made. For, the month, the in crease in deposits in ail stations was $1,640, with total deposits of $7,341. Since the opening of the local bank, a total of v$142,000.72 has "been placed on deposit, with withdrawals of $83, 621, leaving a total still on deposit of $58,621. ' The number of accounts re maining open are 665, leaving a total of $87.62 accredited to each depositor. SILLIMAN'S WIDOW FILES AN APPEAL Notice of appeal to the . superior court has been filed relative to the appointment made by the Probate Court of Frank T. Staples as admin istrator of the estate of Lewis B. Sil liman. The position of the appellants is stated as follows; "Under the will, the widow was named as executrix and it is contend ed that she ought to have been ap pointed in accordance with the wishes of her late husband and. in order to carry out his desires. If for any rea son she were not appointed, it is con tended that she ought to have the right, according to custom and prac tice, to suggest a member of her fam ily or some other- person to act as administrator. This right was de nied her. "The attorneys for the various or ganizations named as beneficiaries in the will argued in favor of a person to act as administrator other than a member of the family principally for the reason that the will provides that the widow shall have a right 'to use a portion of the principal of the estate, if necessary. "Evidence introduced at the Pro bate hearing was to the effect that the widow was able to act as such executrix." EAST EfID ni imo on ENTRY EXCLU Why Was the 'Clipper' Barred From Hace fcr . Bishop Cup HER COMPLETION HURRIED FOR EV! Keen Disappointment lit pressed Over Exclusion Yachting Circles Arou 2 d ' Members of the Hast End IV.:, vjuo, wnose property is locauea m.z i . . f IT . . - . understand why one of the entriat V. . , v.am i .. niea me irgnt ox cwopBuiion. colors of the cluh were to ha,i-3 re born upon Joseph Meten if a r; cruiser "Clipper" in the Birhrp , race, tho principal event of the e f noon. Mr. Metcalf had worked ear y late to have his boat ready for t race and his fellow ya-eht3-rn rt wt expectant of her carrying ofT t. r - Almost at the last momen' calf has been informed that fc, -has been "turned down" asl w . -be allowed to compete. ..All efforts up on his part a-i'I r. ' other members of the clvfo t j a-' tain the reason for this a-' proved unavailing. The Cl:ppr"" 24 feet 2 1-4 inches on the wa and her owner believes her tr. tv r. -of the speediest m o tor-boa t r ' -size on Long Island Souni, T- r ried the completion of the f - the sole purpose of having t- t for the races on Saturday af'---." nat"", '"- rtpating, in r t n ne coms within t-,t quirements of th r:-a.!- - - down toy the committor on - she would take her p ' a. nr. - -competitors en that day. Much to his personal ment and te the ken cbsjrr1- ' members of the East End Y-i information has bn ev them from one of the off.':. regatta that the "Clipper" wi,I r allowed to enter. r r""'--, ' disbarment has teen tivea owner is at a Insj 'J ub)-" she has been excluded. The rules goveralnsr this rv vide that entries aha.:! he c.- - over 22 feet long and 1 - -t feet on the water-line. In a.l r - the "Clipper's" appointment. - to these requirements. Some of the members of th 7? ClUD are oi me opinjun per" Is being shut out l--s yachting circles, the "dope" - out that she will be a sure -allowed to compete. The entry of the East F- club in last year's races "Th Ti er," -owned by Ernest let ' turd the three principal tr r General Henry A. B:hop ci;. Fairchild cup, and the bronze and inlaid silver tror - by the Bridgeport Motor cot; si Some of the members are n in their declarations that a mat " injustice has been done tne r a which has a membership of r owns its own property and ws -i-ble of turning out a winner r,r principal events of a year a j. , propose to see that the Tr.-! -thoroughly gone Into and, - of the facts are sifted, tbey o propose to be nnsportsrnsr.il ' ' to make any rash charge. Ii , -j : the races Saturday are thu ' Barker," "Victoria III," "V nx " ' IT." "Humpty Dumpty," "Earl W n "Peggy." REMODELING OF IV THEATRE HAS X Y" JUl .. Showy Front and Nevr Ii of Stores Included In Alterations Under the direction of P. F. r j present owner of the Park th!": " raaicai improvements l, j l . , with projected Improvements fr r -interior, probably to follow ehw:? have been begun by Builders w. A Smith & Sons of this city. theatre, according to the plana, t n for a large lobby with Ma.riueq f : - -and art glass doors. Thre !- re stores are to be upon the grouri f -.-while the second tloor will . ' glass fronts throughout and wiil arranged so that they can be ?uf ; into offices to suit tenants. F'r;' -glasses will form an additional f ef , r of the second floor lighting The third floor front is to T' practically the same as at pr.- t j cept that the old structure w:;s ' sand-blasted and stucco front of rr,! - r ea material wyi rorm am bj.-t-hs--decoration. It has not been de-.;- whether the old "P. T. Ba.mum" r. -will remain. Plan3 not as yet ap-prow! Yy t owner call for a large central rv ij -from the lobby to the center -,r ' -second floor giving a semi .?--" feet to the offices on the sec-w4 fv -v-It is expected that the work. w;.l t completed with three week. An open air concert will be JneM ' " night at Washington park, toes-? ' ' : at 8 o'clock. , The Wheeler & V: -band, under the direction of !V F. Chermak, will play a num'-vr ' classical and march- selections srl cornet duet will.be one of t"- f tures of the evening. The Bridgeport Marine b3-: 5 give a concert at Hancock aver, u Pine streets, Sunday, July 5. mi m. Classical selections mail -program announced.