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THE FARMER: FEBRUARY 3, 1915 BMB S1PCET AS IT ,WAS 1SS .gft'..att YEARS AGO. HOW CONNECTICUT FARES UNDER HEW DELEGATE SYSTEM XTSSfen Itasca Tbe FCes f The Dridgeport'Fmmery ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO KBW TORK AND - BOSTON COASTING. ' The snbscrlbers having commenced trasinesa under the firm of Burroughs He Sherman, would Inform their friends, and the PUBLIC K that they Intend carrying on the New York and Boston Coasting, and are ready to re ceive FREIGHT , for either place, ,Which will he punctually attended to ;-by , . , - . STEPHEN BURROUGHS, S ISAAC SHJSRiiAN. ' P. S. A qua.HT.iLy tn saip uiuuoi wanted. Apply as above. . Bridgeport, -February 2nd, : 1815. ' Tjost, on Thursday, the v28tn inst. bttween Bridgeport and Norwalk, a Ladies' Red Morroco Indispensible, ; containing ten dollars in bills one of . 6, one of 8,' andtwo of 1; and a num ber of small articles Whoever has found the saime, and will leave it with r. B. Nichols, in Norwalk, or at this office, shall be x handsomely compen sated. ... - ., Bridgeport, r February 2nd, lsio. FOR BOSTON. ' The subscriber hereby informs his friends-and those that would be and the public in 'general that he is ready to buy or receive Freight . at his new store, such as Pork, Rye, Corn, Flax, Oats, and Cheese, and any other kind of country produce, proper for Bos ton market. Those whow ill favor him with their custom will much oblige, i ISAAC " BURROUGHS, him of tni town. . ' ' i " FIFTY YEARS AGO. ''"SOUDIERS WAST PEACE., rt. this littlencident point its own story. When Messrs. Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell passed through the Confederate lines in Gen. Bush rod Johnson's front, the character ami Objects of their mission . as peacemakers) became,' in: some man ner, known to the Confederate troops. The Richmond Dispatch, of the 81st says such a cheering was set up as was never heard before, , and . -continued until ; the commissioners were ct of sight, and well v, within the Yankee lines.- .Arrived . there- the clamor was immediately caught up by our troops, who cheered and hurrah ed for a long time, and so, adds, the JMspatcb, "amidst the deafening shouts of the two armies, the Com missioners went their way." .Not, a class making up the entire American oeoole. if we except the "shoaayitesV and -ofHce-holders, North as well as South, but wish this cruel war was Indeed - aver and peace once ; more reismlnsr throughout the 'land. : With eager hope they seise upon each ru mor of peace, magnifying and enlarg ing it, giving to an -unreal thing the coloriner of their own sanguine nearts. , Civilians, military men, all possessed of a true patriotism, feel to-day the truth of these, linea-j-would that the closing sentences could be realized at an early day; "Too long, at clash of arms amid her bowers, Jjsd pools of blood, earth has stood aghast r ,Tbe fair earth, that should only blush with flowers, v i'A4 ruddy fruits; but not for aye .can', last -i - i The storm, ' and sweet the sunshine when 'tis past, Lo, the clouds roll away they break zthey fly. And like the glorious light of,summer . cast, ' , O'er the wde landscape from the embracing sky, ' On all - thep eacef ul world the smile , of Heaven shall lie.' - , TWENTY YEARS AGO. Bridgeport, are the guests of Mayor Andrews and wife. Yesterday af ternoon a- team of spanker from one of our livery stables took them to Brookfield where they were the eruesta of Mr. and Mr Charles G-. Williams to supper- after a short call on Dr. H. L.. Williams. Danbury News. , . LAST NIGHTS FIRES. At ,4 thisi morninjc Police Offlcers 1 Hall and Glennon saw flames break ing out of John Driscoll's ' barn, cor ner of High and Main streets, ana thev-sent in an alarm from box 825. The bouse of Simon Rellly was burn- Republican National Con r vention Will Seat Seven Delegates in 1916 Washington, Feb. 3. Secretary James B. Reynolds, of the Republican National Committee, today announced that the new plan of representation in the next Republican National Con vention proposed by the Republican National Committee, had been ap- prbved by states representing ,290 electoral votes -some 25 -more than necessary . under the conditions made by the National Committee and will be put in effect when ' the committee meets to arrange for the next nation al convention. ' T . .- Secretary . '- Reynolds' statement ing at the cornice nearest the burning 1 says: "At a meeting of the committee, barn and '. the woodwork arouna tne windows was also afire. The loss IS estimated at $2,000 with no insurance. A loss of about $200 on the build ing, and about $600 on the stock re sulted from a fire which broke out in C. Brocato's grocery store 630 Main street between 11 and 12 last night. The fire was caused by the explosion of a kerosene lamp and was not dis covered for some time. . An alarm was sent in from box 318, but owing to a breaking of a wire the signals becam mixed in their transmission to the engine-houses, so that the fire men were considerably; delayed in ascertaining . the exaot location of the blaze, j' At a meeting of the commissioners Saturday night it was voted to put held in Washington in December, 1918, "it was decided that the basis of representation should be changed, if Republican State Conventions in states representing a majority of the votes in the Electoral "College, which would be equivalent to the majority of delegates -in the National conven tion, should authorize the change. At that time the following resolution NEW LAW WILL HELP PROBATION OFFICERS Hartford, Feb. ' 8 The Judiciary committee had a number of matters assigned for hearings before' it yes terday afternoon, but as there was "no opposition to any the public session did notl ast more than half an hour. Following this . the committee went into executive session, but . it was said afterwards that the matter' of the civil service bill was not touched upon. It is understood, however, that the committee has named a sub-committee which is at work drafting a bill to be reported by the committee. It is also rumored that some of the members are not in accord as to just how far the proposed amendment should go: ing the Senate bill providing for the abolition, of capital punishment, land the House bills concerning the term ination of trusts and amending an act concerning actions to settle title to real property were adjourned,' the last two until today, and thevfirs until sueh a time as SenatorTuttle, its in troducer, is ready to appear before the committee. i . '- . : . . State's Attorney Hugh M. Alcorn appeared in favor of the Senate bill amending an ' act concerning the ap pointment of probation officers and defining their duties, -y He , explained that under the present law if a per son was placed on probation by the court, and titen violated his proba tion, there " was no provision for deal ing with him until the court came In again. The amendment . simply cor- in a keyless box at the corner of Main I to be held in the year . 19 16, to nomi was passed " 'Confident that the action of this retted this and made it so that the committee, representing, as it does, J court, or a judge of the court could the practically unanimous sentiment of the Republican voters of the vari ous states, will be ratified and be made effective. " 'BE IT RESOLVED: That this committee shall issue" the ' ca.ll for delegates to the National Convention, take action in such . cases. Clarence M. Thompson, secretary of the Con necticut State Prison Association, said that probation officers in gen eral desired such an amendment. . Judge William B. - Stoddard of New Haven spoke in favor of the Senate bill concerning the opening of defaults. The bill limits the time for. the opening of defaults to three or four months, in place of until the next term of the court. Representa tive Stoddard of Woodbridge spoke in favor of the 'bill authorizing towns to condemn land for the improvement of highways. He said he particularly had in mind gravel banks, which of ten were held at exorbitant prices by the? owners. There was no opposition to the res olutions , appointing " Thomas Hewes judge of the borough court of Farm ington for two years from- J uly 5, ap Of the matters assigned for a hear-l Porting David F. Broderickdeputy judge of the borough court off Farra- ington for the same term, and ap pointing Edmund Wall deputy judge of the borough court of Torrington. Representative Edwin M. Sanf ord - of Farmington spoke in favor of the Farmington judgeships. This is the twenty-fifth birthday of George Z. Horine, who set up a new world's record for the running, high jump. Horine's . performance -. was pulled off at Stanford University, CaL, in May Of 1912, when he jumped six feet and seven .'inches without weights. At the Olympic games at Stockholm that year the Olympic record' of six feet and a trifle less than four inches was established by Richards, the American athlete. The . bled.- British Parliament reassem- streets, which will be known as box 18. - In this, the commissioners are following a plan adopted in other larger- cities. The keyless box saves time . in that one is ( not obliged to hunti up a key or a policeman when he discovers a fire,, but just ring in j the alarm. ATTACKED BY PIRATES - GET BIG DAMAGES Peking, , Feb. 8. The Chinese Gov ernment has granted the sum of $50,- 000 to the heirs of Bert. R, Hicks, of Oshkosh", Wisconsin, and toAlbert N. Sheldon and Philip Hofman. These Americans were teachers in the Chi nese College at : Chentu In the inter ior province of Szechwan, andw- hile on a journey down the Xangtse Kiang were attacked by river pirates. Hicks was killed, Sheldon permanent- nate candidates for president and vice president, in accordance swith1 the following, basis of representation: V 'Each state shall be entitled in such convention to four delegates at large; . '.. ,. . .. " Two additional delegates at large for each representative -at large in Congress elected from "any state en titled to one or more additional rep resentatives in Congress under- the apportionment made in accordance with the .last census, but - in- which state no new congressional district has been provided by law; ' . ' " 'One delegates f romi each Con gressional district; ' , . " 'An additional delegate for each Congressional district in . which the vote lor any Republican elector in- 1908, or for the Republican nominee for Congress in 1914, shall have been not less than seven thousand five hun dred (7,600); ,Provided, however. That the to- ly, and , Hofman slightly injured tal number of delegates to which any $25.000'goes to the heirs of Hicks, I state is entitled shall be chosen from $20,000 to Sheldon, and $5,000 to Hof- j the state at large if the law of the man,- wno is now DacK again teacmng i state in which the election occurs so in unengiu. . j. ne umnese vovern- I prescriDes: ana . SEA BASS jj . SMELT OYSTERS CLAMS fly 629 HALIBUT HADDOCK YOUR FISH STORIES will all be true, if you get your fish'here. f You'll have the fish to prove them too. In perfect condition and of the most de lightful flavor, we offer: SEA TROUT YELLOW FIN COD SALMON KING FISH ETC. Water St. Tel 412 ir JL ment. has ' paid this- compensation in order - to demonstrate its ' intention to protect foreigners who accept posi tions under it and come to China. . THOMAS F. WILMORE, GLOBE TROTTER, TO ACT FOR BELGIANS " 'Provided, Further, That In the case of any state electing all repre sentatives in Congress from, the state at large, such state shall be entitled to as many delegates, elected at large. with the latest and newest styles at popular prices. 'Thomas F. Wlllraoj takes the lead ing part in "The Melting Pot" to be given for the Belgian sufferers at the Park theatre on February 8,' by the social department of the Y, M. C. A. His interpretation of David Quixano is arousing much' interest; on -the part of the friends of the cast, who have I that thev represent. nr m fniin'.. Deen present at me renearsais. jjavia, i "Arkansas, - 9 ; Calif ornia, 13; Colo the young Jewish composer, is a pro- I rado, 6; Connecticut. 7: Idaho' 4- ti Jiuei, a uiEaiuci m ureaioB-na a seer unoiS, 29: Indiana. 1 fi . "Maine R- of visions. Throughout he is all for I Massachusetts. 18: Mlchlirar. ik. America ana Ainencan insutunons. i jMissouri. 18; New Jersey, 14; New He; puts his soul into the part, does York, ,45; North Carolina. 12- Ohio 1. Tmiw.w. Jt 1 . , i I a . . . . i - ' . v , umsnoraa, iu tnode . Island . -E ; SPECIAL PRICES We are offering the balance of all our Ready Trimmed la?fConl?..into Winter Hats at. very attractive prices; also Ordered Hats The resolution also . provides for al- ternates ; delegates . from the ' District or Columbia, Alaska and the Insular possessions; and the approval of the new system In such number of states as are entitled to cast a majority of tne' votes in the present electoral college. -. 4r JN4r. Reynolds" ; statement further says: "The states that formally rati fied this plan, and the electoral votes W.-E. HALLIGAN S39 BROAD STREET Mr. Willmore, and makes it live.- Mr." Willmore is an Englishman. For some years he studied dramatic expression and acting under P. J. Cook, of "London. Immediately before coming ' to this "country to, take up studies in the X. M.- C. A. college he had spent five years traveling over Mediterranean countries and the Far oouxn 8Lrouna. ; ; Tennessee, .12; v ermont, 4 ; Washington, 7; West Virginia, 8. There were, In addition to these several states which were in favor . of i tne plan, but - which held no state convention during 1914." The membership of , the rnvr JOHN,F.;FA.Y . ' . - 610 v FATEFtSLD AVIlIiUi: Fumiture Dealer, Uphcistsrer and Cabinet Llalrsr, Super ior Fabrics for Furniture and Draperies. Tel. 74 - ' LOWE'S LAUirDR? cozJMkns, ' cum ud cktrtb m ePBCtAxm Naw York, Feb. S. Frank White, the well known light weight, died Saturday night from Bright's disease. During his fistic career he --fought Jemmy Kelly, Jerry' Murphy,: Jacic . Keenan and George FulUames. HBSMAX ESCAPES DEATH. Fireman Fred W. Tuttle of Engine company No. 3 only escaped death by a hair's: breath while on his way to a fire on Saturday night, and as it '. was received injuries that will con fine v him for several months to his home. Tuttle was too late to catch his engine, as it passed to the fire in ' Mrs. Bridget Cummlngs' boarding "house on State street. Truck No. 1, '; followed in a few seconds and Tuttle ! made a flying leap for the running hoard but missed it, and rolled under '.the wheels. Tlllerman Burns by a quick turn of the steering wheel, sent the rear , wheel , over his leg Instead j of his cheat which lay directly in the t way. - The ambulance took Tuttle to his home. His left leg1 was broken ; in two places. . - . KEXJjER. RIUv CXNDE3XNED. , Representative Keller's bill per ; mltting the sale of Intoxicants at pub ! lie balls during the hours now pro j hibtted by law, was the subject of i severe attacks from several local pul ' pits yesterday. Petition against It also circulated and In tne van- churches received nearly 1,000 i signatures. A hearing on the bin win !be held before the Temperance com ! nslttee at Hartford to-morrow. It Is i said there will be a large attendance ' ot those who desire the passage of the ibltt. . ' The regular monthly 1 meeting ; of the Bridgeport Democratic . Associa tron will be held at the Association rooms. No. 444 Main, street on Tues i day evening, February 6, at 8 p. m. -Per order, - ' ,.v . JAiMTHS W.' THOMPSON, Secretary. 1 Xted - at her residence, 8T4 -Hast Ulatn street,' on Saturday evening af ter a lingering Illness, - Mrs. Willi el xnlna Bart el, in her -60th year. De ceased was a well known and highly ; respected lady, who came to this city .come 40 years ago. She Is survived ':by three sons -George, who now re- ' sides in Portland, Oregon; ' Charles, the well known butcher, and Edward 'ifothnagle. Horace Johnson's carriage factory at Plalnville, employing about 15 men was totally destroyed by fire Saturday evening. The estimated loss is $5,500, covered by Insurance. ' . " , Mr, and Mrs. George Baldwin, of East. ., Journalism and business have 1 tional -convention, in accordance with led htm into some of the most inter-I the above plan, . has not vet esting corners of the world. " Long I worked out in detail by states, as this walking tours in Morocco, Palestine, I requires a canvass of the votes in Japan and other countries - have fur-leach Congressional district, In order nished him with a rich, fund ef J to -determine the additional delegates stories ana scraps or . oriental pni- i iu oe aiiowea. me result by states Xsnnidiy Is AD Its O SKAVTEW AVENU3 PHOJfl? 1,-k losophy. ': All of his travel his contri buted a background for the interpre tation which -he gives to the part of I David. ': '. , ' ' HAVE YOU A GUILD? Maay women Ions for children, but because of Some curable physical derangement are deprived vi uus sieazesc or ati Happiness. . The women whose names follow were restored to normal health by Lydia K. Finkham s Vcgeta- uie uHnpoosa. write ana asK tnem aoout it. will be made known later by the na- ne statement "further says: "The c . -5iai returns that have been com- piiea oy the RepubUcan National committee snow that on national is sues the vote, of the country In No vember was:. Republican.. B.91R.270- Democratic, 5,762,580; Progressive. 1,474,243." . This compilation was made on thn vote for United States senators and lepreoeiiiauves in congress and not on me vote lor governors or ntvi Httttts omcers. , All AID TO HEALTH PURU WATER Highland . Spring Water I a wMlttifnt, in-rlgorsitine Ortnk wfcSeli fs atmatatety ssseontamlnattea tm - tawnnues of any Kind mm bsjs pseri tne most rigid rests bottled Daily Delivered Dally ' - 'Phone 37 V- :. ' '' IJighland Spring Water Co. 6 4 5 W A R R E II C T R E E T SPECIALS FOR THURSDAY ' MEAT DEPARTMENT Choice Sirloin Steak . 16 c lb GROCERY BULLETIN A Good Flat Bean Santos Coffee 19c lb; 5 lbs for 90c . Fresh Roasted Bushel Bag Salt . . 50c Elbow Macaroni ........... .... ... ..r . -I 8c lb O. H. Maple Syrup, large bottle . . . . 22c Broken Rice ........ ......... . ... 6 lbs 25c Broken Macaroni .... . . . . 6c lb Shakers Salt . . . . . . .... . . . . . . ; . . . 8c box Old Fashion Buckwheat ...... . . .C ....... 6 1-2 lbs 25c 20 Florida Oranges ..... . ..... . . 25c & Grape Fruit C.". -. . . ..... . . . 25c ; Free Demonstration all this week on Van Iloutens Imported Cocoa, 1 lb tins 75c; 1-2 lb tins 40c; 1-4 lb tins 22c; small 15c; Rona 10c and 25c. imiiMSEPonT t?UBIIG MARKET v AND BRANCH gTATE AND BANK STSy ' : EAST MAIN ST. gpONES l&0-5-&-7-& - -t V Free Delivery JjJjjjjijMl1IJjjU.a " ' '-- ' .- FOR SALE THE) BEATITIFCTi KESIDEN CHE OP THE LATE W. O. BEEX31ER, ' 1 V4 miles to Hnntiiijrton Center, 3 miles to Shelton, and S miles to Bridgeport. An 8 room house, buildings, stock, together, with 43 acres of land; 25 acres, In fine meadow,, can be mowed with it machine, 18 acres of wood. land and pasture, splendid ice bouse' and pond. ' 3Iust be seen to be appreciated- AH In first class .repair. To be sold by order of heirs - We also have four other farms in this vicinity. One containing S5 acres, ten-room house,1 barn' and good oat buildings; one 135 acres, good house and barn, outbuildings; one 20 acres on Main Road, first class house and- barn. .AH of the above will be sold chesik for furtheir partictuars, write or call a. wxinGHT & co. 1 (FABM EXPERTS) , (S02 CITY SAVINGS BANK BIiDG. TEIx 5806 New and Attractive Designs No-w on Display at the Post Office News Store 11 P.O. Ar Only a Stone's Throw From the Main Street Entrance to the .Arcade - PICTURE FRAMING OF EVERY DESCRIPTION Frames Made to Your Order. v THE JOSEPH IV COUGHUli CO. . ' Painters and Decorators. 783 EAST MAIN STREET 5 ; ISO Stato GtresS ' nUSSH FROM TfTB CTETZ mA. GEO. A. , BOKSSSTHOIC CSS I GEO. B. CLA Asrents For ?) Wcft-fl "'n?li ! I took your Com pound and have a fine,. strong baby. " Mrs. John Mitchell, Mas- sena, N. Y. Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is a wonderfnl medicine for expectant mothers. " r-r Mrs. A. M. Myers, Gor donville, Mo. - I highly recommend Lydia E. Pinkham s Veg etable Compound before child-birth, it has done so much for me. Mrs. E. M. Doerr, R. R. 1, Con- shohocken, Pa. " I took Lydia E. Pink- ham s vegetable Com pound to build ap my system and have the' dearest baby girl In the world." Mrs. Mosb Blakelby, Coalport, Pa. "1 praise the Com-, pound whenever I. have a chance. It did so much for me before my little girl was born." Mrs. E. W. Sanders, Kowles- burg, W. Va. "I took your Com pound before baby was born and feel 1 owe my life to it "Mrs. Winnie Tillis, Winter Haven, ao- already Jewish Exodus From . Palestine Furnishes . ,. Problem to Egypt jueiauana, JCgynt. Fen. 3 m,. large numbers of Jewinh refugees who are reaching this city from Pal estine are becoming a serious problem here. They are brought without ciiarge oy xne American cruiser Ten nessee rrom jarra, and available cmmooauoBB v here re strained to the uttermost. - 'clu report tna ta rvrrk. nounced anti-Serni tic persecution has been started around Jaffa, ; owing to iiiu iiars mac tne Jews favor th Daffodils & Tulips, 75c per doz. JOHN RECK & SON ONCE A YEAR a watch Should be cleaned and oiled at least once a year if you want it to Keep good time. The more delicate the machinery the more easily it wears. If yours has not been running correctlJy we will examine It for you free of charge. OUR PRICES FOB CLJ3A?iXlVG AND ' ... M ... 75c MAIN SPRING ...75o These are special prices that win last until February 15th. 3 IRUQ SALE EF J. BUECDLER 43 FAIRFIELD AVENUE PER CENT On a: beautiful lot of Rugs: Patterns to be dis cdntinued in Spring. ; ,' - V ' V ; You Save from $5 to $10 on Carpet Sizes, and proportionately, on small size Rugs. "Carpet and Linoleum Remnants i SO to 50 PER CENT OFF. , Agents for Glenwood Ranges Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets Domestic Science iFireless Cookers,White Moun tain Refrigerators, Macey Sectional Bookcases, Cut ler Office Desks, Way Sagless Springs; Dixie 3STo-Tuf t Felt Mattresses, and many other good things. Enter 1149 Main St. Corner Elm St. XC37-1ST3 ! 1 v The Secret of a Good Figure often !ia in trie- brssdere. Hundred of tbousaads of women wear the Bien-Jolie Brassiere tor tbe resaon tbat ther regard it as necessary utconet It supports the bast and back and KiTes the flg-qns the jroutkrul eatline which fashion decrees. are the daintiest, most serriceable grsrmenta imaginable. Only the best ot materials are need for instance. "Waiohn", a flexible bon iDlgof great dorability absointelr rottiiM perraittius Umnderinc withaat tcmovai. They come in ell styles, and your local Bsnr Goods dealer will show them to you onre Qaest. If he does not carry them, he can easily ret them for you by writing to -oa. Send for an illustrated booklet showing styles that are la liilfa ravor. 3BENJAMIN & JOHNES SO 'Warron Street Newark, N.J. Jor" conipftr)n meet 1)AGGETT 4 RAHSDELL'S PERFECT GOLD GREAI.I Used try l&ilS tsTNaw Ywk Society ffw twaity-c! a yan Etd ''Sts3 thdr favoarste. Iucsparte bealih er. 1 bfMusty to the fkin, staootbe away tKe toMtlx of TLes, brings Nature's bloom to' saHerw cheeks, JIscoistk ::-: a nnwelcoma lines and wrinkles Improve your looks hy its daily use. . I twb 10b 2Sc SOe. 1st Jars SS BOc SSe, 91.SO. Whmn yom innt wpem Daegmtt AKmrntdmSTm you gmt thm bet maid CTmm tm thm mtorm. ! I Florida. WANT ADVERTISELIE1TTS OITE CE1TT STEAK MIDDLE ST.