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THE PARMER: FEBRUARY 5, 1915 ROM-ftJSTIES OF THE RTJVG True Tales of Hard -Hitting Heroes of Past and Present BIIIESEPGHT AS IF -V? A IJae CBy sTUn - - 1C9 50 29 YEAIS3 AGO.',' : Thet -Bruiser-;' and the Beauty - S fl .Last - ;.LQt . VIS .ritere (Tfiea Fteosa TtoB Ellas of The E3r&2;epErl movant). ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO TO BE MET. ' ,The subscriber has a good and con venient alioe-maksi'a aft.op to let, sit uated in Mutton-Lane, so called within a lie. If mile of this Boroughs Foe terms . apply to . ., SAMUEI HODGES, ".-''"Wrfco wants'. two ' country lads .fit about 14 or 15 years of age, to serra as apprentices to the boot and shoe- makias: : business; to iphom god n courament will t glvenj It appli cation, is mad? coon.-.?- i j..- " . , .. - S.-H. Who also wishes to Inform the publlak that he has taken the shop foimerty occupied by Spinning & - Vatttt;- where all: Kinds , of "work - will be. done at. short -. notice and in the heat manner. . He intends to keep a general assortment ; of Boots , ana Shoes for sale. '. In th e town o 'Bridgeport, Febru ary Sard, 1815. - The subscribers would inform all those ' that hava unsettled accounts vita tnem, to can anu. jrotuw un o" SfriT'-iiatoly, their..-', accounts , bin J ',5.1 Tisuwu uiw. - j - - - - - - - ithem to insist on an immediate set tlement. Those that neglect this in V itatlon must expect to pay cost. : KIETLAND & WOK. DIN. Bridgeport,; February 4 th, 18 IS. -' ': v WASTED TO fUTBCffiCASE,' . s A quantity . of ' 'white oak boat i boards inch . Uiick; ror wnicn wm paid the highest price in. cash on de livery, by . ' ,EU33HA WTTjCOX ot Bridgeport.. ,; a ' - FEFTY YEARS AGO.' ' hotel last-night., A large number ol their friends were present and ay con cert of instrumental and vocal music was. enjoyed.j ... Reynolds orchestra furnished music for th. . dancing, which' was interrupted at midnight for luncheon. Prof.. E. G. ' Bulkley ; called the figures. ' A" OOID WAVE COMING. ! -v.- The woather'itoday . asserted itself, in a more chilling way than did that of yesterday,' although - ths .. thr mometcr is higher by several degrees. Tt was one above ; about 7 a. m. ; The near-approach of a mow storm .which is .due here tonight or 'tomorrow ac counts for the rise in temperature. But the rise to the thermometer will be of but shorj duration. :v Behind the show storm', there is a cold f wave of considerable ' intensity, and it is due here Friday night or Saturday. -4" - . .1 -' ,-.- - -r HERnfrrYXOiiDs match x , John G. , Ford having - withdrawn, William Sheridan has taken the Mar- ritt end of the. wager . In the: go-as- you-please 2? 'hour - contest between Frank Reynolds - and- - tav Merrltt. The . contest, ia for c $1,000 a side,; the last.' deposit being -posted u yesterday. Frlta Pfau is the stake holder. . STHCE BAB3T CASE in renvMSxruu In the Warmer, of Jan. 6th, 1S65. a, LeonwporalieDt gave the particulars of -'tlie findtng of n. female infant; child some days old in an outhouse on the "premises of Almon Plumb, . Eei., in Trurabull, Neither tbt genOeman mor the atlioritlea felt any . desire to father the little wait thus uncerer srionicSuely:. tirown upon their hands 'and the selectmen at once set to work to -hunt up the "daddy." ,It was not many ' days before they "became satis ' fled that -the child had come' from . 33 rid geport and .that it was born in Water street trues nurse 'who omclat ed upon that important occasion was discovered,' who deacrUed both the supposed "daddy, and "mammy," and expressed her astonishment af ter being dismissed one night, to find all parties missing in the morning.:: Warmed t to the work before: them, ' the search was continued, and the selectmen learned that-a, young man ' hailing ifrora a town, in 'Massachusetts a carpenter by - profession, ' named i , alias Booth, had for-four weeks previous to the event . recorded, boarded -at the house to Water street ana wornea bi ma ousi aiess. , r In due- -time' the lady and the ' child appeared on the scene, and no one knew from whence they . came. The ' morning on which the child was foumd in Trumbull was . the morning: that they disappeared. - : ? - : Deputy SheriflT Sanf ordt of -Redding, . -was called upon - to hunt dp Booth. A. requisition upon Gov. ; Andrew , was ' obtained and Sheriff Sanford arrested ' probabily take plac on - Monday. ' be fore JastSce Le Grand ' Beers,, , ol , Trumbull. v .... t , HAVE TOU A SUBSTITUTE? If 35 ot, George C - Bateman, of the i rankiin House, ' opposite the Pro "trost's office, as will be . seen by ad- i vertisemeat,- oSeis to., furnish you one, at -a reasonable rate. Town quotas filled or -sing! individuals attended to la . f the : most ' agreeable. - : manner. George's advice is "Ccms'.ia out of ' th draft!" -v" TWEP4TY YEAZ.S' AGO. ' . TELLS HOW U. S. BUSII1ESS CAU HELP DRII1G PEACE Whila the Wilmot and Hobbs fire Was raging the firemen were provide ed not only wifi shelter but with cof fee - a nd sandwiches by Mrs. Maxloto of 'Pme street". -,; Private J. H. . Conlln of Company E. has been oppointed corporal. He s a veteran of the civil war and has jeince served in the regular' army. ; ' t ' . f sitorney Robert J. Young, ' son of ' Yflck Young, the baseball magnate, is pending a few days with Attorney -James H. O'Eonrka. Mr. Young is n. pa-tent lawyer with an ofSce ih Washington. - GKI2EV BASSKE. , , ,Ev. . Father .Ariens; of St. Joseph's Church this morning married Theo !orse B. -. Green and . Miss - Stella Xiarske. . -..Miss Ann! Barske, sister of the bride, acted as- bridesmaid and Richard SeiYjers of Meriden was "the hest man. if Daniel Coughlin and John Barske acted aa ushers. After the wedding a reception was held at 2 31 Mape street, -where .-the happy 1 (cwuple- will reside. ' They have gone Ti Boston on their bridal tour. Mr. .' Oreen is foreman, at Harrington's fiakery on East Main street.;: .. AT THE EMSRGENCT -.., - James Kitzer, -17 years ' old, , ' Of Jlkacock avenue, had his left ear tiadly frozen this morning.- : - It was thawed out at the Emergency.1 Jonn stms, 1 4 years or - age, was hadly bitten in the left hand by a , dog on Linen avenue this, morning. The -wounds were treated at the -.Emergency. -- - ' " It was currently reported - this morning that - Jimmy McNalJy was dead, rumor crediting him with hav : 5ng met a tragic death.- Hla brother, i 'Walter, who. ia .wine clerk at the Tremont hotel, denied " the report, sayinR- that Jimmy was alive and weil in Kan Francisco. : - k . ,,-,' - ' ' More than one person was coinpn ed to ; trudge off to his work this Tnorning without breaking ' his fact while, many others had 5 but . cold victuals. The reason is the extreme cold weather and the havoc it, work ed with the water pipes. Plumbers were aa scarce as June bugs today. One bo&s plumber said he telegraph ed out of town for men but could not get any. He never before, knew of so many frozen water pipes. .V ' .- - ...... v-t The 'l2tli annual social given by Troprietor George C. Carr and Mrs. Carr was given at th 3 Golden: Hill Washington, - Feb. &. In a .discus sion of trade expansion and the Euro- peon war, i : before the Chamber of Commerce of the United - States in oonveadott her9 today, . Edward A. Filenej of Boston, outlined how he thought, American ,. business men could ' participate' in1" bringing about peace. . : . f . .. ,-i :-, a. "It becomes; apparent then that great exertion and great expense for foreign-" trade expansion must be ac cdmpanied by at ' least equal exertion to -make the terms of settlement of the present great war such that Eu rope will not remain an armed camp. - As - responsible business' r men we should ask ourselves: What ' can . we business men do,-what can the Unit ed States do, to help bring about the right terms of settlement of the war? This struggle ' is so -fierce that at present there seems to be no oppor tunlty , for- any outside Interference, however well intended; Mioreover, there- is'- apparently no 'chance of peace being made on any terms With in the near future, . .-. t ii ; . "The warring - nations vwill not pro pose terms of peace Until exhaustion or victory comes. J .The neutral coun tries, although they are seriously af fected . and suffer seriously f pom the effects of the ,war,, can have but .lit tle! hope-that any proposals they may make will be acceptable, now. Tentative attempts in this direction have failed. ; The danger is, there fore, that peace, will eventually be made; by. the warring nations alone arid through the same .diplomats who were not able to prevent thife devas tating . war: " If that , happens it is almost inevitable that, the terms of settlement will carry , the seeds of the next war, - leave , Europe : an .-armed camp and will keep . the whole world for years to come so impoverished that few if ' any countries ! will be profitable fields for trade expansion. "May I add a word of warning. : If tha -United States is to have any Mi rect influence finally in the terms of settlement of the war, such influence will depend largely on the confidence the warring . nations .h&ve in our fairness and justiceL ! We must play the game straight and not hit below the belt not try to' take unfair ad vantages- of the present', export trade helplessness ; of - any - of the fighting nations. i " , : .. . . - "But granted-that the. war is final ly over and the terms of settlement have been such. as will at once -or in time make all the warring and all the neutral nations : better fields for trade expansion: yet-' there are other fundamental factors that . must be rightly dealt with before "any im portant permanent -5 trade expansion can be ours." ' Mr. : Filene discussed a multiplicity of phases of; foreign trade facilities. ocean carriage, banking and credit, insurance and the like and then clos ed with , a summary ' of his address. - "In brief I have tried to show," he said: - . - " ' - - ' "1. A method' by which - we may help make more certain - a- settlement of the war on a -basis which will not leave the World an armed, camp with ever-increasing armaments but which wilt result in a more - lasting peace and be. a basis for s the : greater and more permanent .prosperity of the in habitants of - the- -warring - countries, thus increasing and not diminishing the buying power of the world. ; "2.! The -' necessity v of just - and staple conditions of ocean transport and a possible method to Insure them. "Z. That a very important part of the pioneer- work for .trade expan sion must bet done by American banks ana' hankers. . it tney are willing to take the - risk of ' such pioneer work they are entitled to the practical sup port of our business men and of our government., -v-'.-.,.-" ' ::-- ''4.- 'A type: of new machinery by which national - trade organizations can very greatly increase the power of all 'their members to. acquire for eign trade. - ' .. - - -. - "5. ' An improved s instrument which j will -insure - to- foreign buyers that they ; will get tbe goods'' they have ordered at the time they have ordered them; or else a substantial indemnity. - : --,- ' . "6.i Finally, I have indicated ; quality stamp which will give to th ultimate consumer assurance that the American goods he: buys with" this stamp are reliable: and trustworthy.' Frederick Sharer, ait American, ' ar rested in London for having run over and killed a -boy with his automobile, was exonerated by a coroner's Jury. - President Wilson ref used to send to the Senate the State Department's cor respondence with foreign governments over the seizure of copper shipments. ' Some of the girls- feel that if charit ably disposed person would give them the new flaring skirts, they would be suitably clothed Ji go to Sunday school. -.;;.: ', ' '. ' '.. '- ''He's only a 'bruiser,"' i The speaker . wast-7 a ' Vouth : whose face expressed vacuity, and vainglory, but - whose : slender body - was clad in all the - sartorial embellishments that a "smart" tailor of the '60s could de vise. He was seated at a small table in a flashy restaurant; frequented by. the "sporty" and theatrical set. Across from him sat one of the most ravishing,- flashing,- ' dashing beauties that masculine eyes ever gassed upon. Her dark,', glorious, expressive eyes were turned, in soarcety; veiled radmir ation, u jon' d, tall; handsome athletic man who had just entered- the iroom. The newcomer was a rverltable . giant; for he- stood well;: oversix-f eet, but he carried himself 'with an easy grace, and without a; trace - Of. awkwardness. A -bruiser ?-"-repaeted- the lady. "A pugiUst?" ' - , The empty; face youth nodded , as sent. It was plain that his little soul was filled with peevishness, for he was , madly ':in-' love a with the 1 little "beauty who sat so near him, and 'yet was as distant as a star. That another man, and, that- man -" a professional fighter, could ;arouse her interest, ' was to him gall and wormwood. . i The lady spoke- again.- . - V '' "A bruiser? - That . makes him; all the more interesting. : Bring him to Reluctant, sulky and petulant, the gilded youth obeyed.' - ' A moment later ! John Carmel Heenan,. better known to the "fancy" as "The Benicia Boy," was introduced to the lovely, charm ing, - talented k actress , Adah l3atcs Menken, the reigning beauty-.of Ameri ca, and'soon. to be the pet of two con tinents; -and the most celebrated heart-breaker of modern times, , .! r The ibruiser . and ,the beauty talked only in. commonplaces, : but when they parted , it Was -with ; the light : of mu tual admiration 'burning in their eyes, and with i the 'Whispered, promise to meet again, soon, - - ' - It was! a hurried, -.Impassioned, vio lent wooing, and before the New-, Year of I860 had been-ushered in: Adah -Isaacs Menken' had become Mrs. 'John . C. Heenan, the wife of the famous American pugilist who had just chal lenged- Tom. Sayers, the champion of , England to do battle for the world's : title. ' ' ' " , . t The brulser who thus captivated the ! heart of the woman who had refused; dozens of the richest yunog. bloods of America ; was described by a college i professor- of that period as. "a tall, grave, urbane gentleman," with red- ; cish-brown hair and a. dark mustache. -lie wore black broadcloth , and - a tall hat, and diamonds -sparkeld here and, there." r . . - , - - , i A dashing couple they must hav made, but vnot for long. The bruiser : soon left for England . to prepare for his battle "with Sayers.,. . Incidentally,' the American was. victorious, but was robbed of- the world's title which was : rightfully! his. " The1 gifted Adah was as fickle as. she was beautiful, and ehe : soon tired of her stalwart fighter hus- , band. . Within fhree years she secured a divorce; and again returned to her destined task of ibrfeakihg masculins hearts. -The 'gallant" "Benicia -Boy," defeated "by Tom- King in another bat- ' tie for the world's championship, de prived of his chaining wife, was' for a time Inconsolable; Time healed his. wounds, however, and he married another actress, Sara. Stevens, in Eng land. t -r . , (, I , f'j The whole career . of Adah' Isaacs . Menken was a. mingling of folly and tragedy. : A woman ,of rare Intellect as well as remarkable beauty, sbra was fickle and restless in love as in every- -thing. She went : through- her brief life like a flaming meteor, unsatisfied' j heart-hungry, i seeking, always for a change. .' . In her beautiful body mingled the : blood of a French mother and a Span ish Jew -father. Dolores Adios Fuer tes was the name ' ehe bore in her i maiden days in her native- city of New Orleans. At seven "she went on' the stage as a dancer and at thirteen, she became a full-fledged actress. ' j From the first she was immensely popular, . and : her masculine , victims doubtless numbered thousands. . New Orleans hailed hei as the Queen of the South, vand Havana crowned her "Queen of the Plaza." , , She .was. a merry widow," and twenty-four years old,; when she met and married John C. Heenan. Four years before she 'had become the bride of Alexander Isaacs Menken at Galves ton, Texas, and ever after , she . was generally known as Adah Isaacs Men-, ken'. After her : first marriage' she quit the stage and published a volume of really creditable verse, A'Mendories," under the ' pen name of .' "Indigena." . Her; first dreaii of love was soon rudely shattered, and In 1858 it ended in the divorce courts. Adah returnee1 to the stage, and. in thet intervals of her theatrical tours of the South stud ied sculpture in Cincinnati.- s Then came her reraance with I-Ieen-' an., She went abroad, with her hu Jand, and, when they- separated,, she remained in -Europe. . Playing in the prole of "Mazeppa,':' at 'Astley's Thea-' tre In London, -she broke, the hearts of half the fast .youths .of 'the .British metropolis. ; 'Men;, of -title, -and ' others ; in'iernationally celebrated as authors, poets, and -.-artists, were in her train of admirers. . . In, Paris she ' - was the center around . which : flocked many famous men. . The ' elder Dumas was said to have een; deeply attracted 'by' her. She carried on a correspondence with Charles Dickens, and her -volume ' of verse, "Infelicla,' published iii'Lon- : don. In 1867, was dedicated ' to the i great ' novelist. '' ' i Adah Menken died in Paris in 1868, i at- the ag -of thirty-three, and she sleeps the long sleep in a modest rave in the French capital. Another., grave on the Troy-Albany road marks the last resting place of John C. Heen an,' who was' a native v of ' Troy, N. Y. He was "only a bruiser," but a gentle- man for all of that. . ' , The romance of the bruiser and the beauty was from the first, doomed to bring disappointment" and disillusion, for Heenan was a man of action, a born fighter, and Adah Menken was a dreamer and an idealist- In her quest for the ideal she found only emptiness. .' Shortly -before her death she wrote these verses: . "Visions of beauty, of light, and of . love, ,. ... Born in the soul of a dream. Lost lie the phantom bird, under the . dove, t . . t - i When she flies over the stream. ' leaves pallid, and sombre, and ruddy, ead fruits of the fugitive years; Some stained as with wine and made bloody, " , And some as with tears. 1 odsriTo.' Cjt emt ie memi consisting of nearly TWO THOUSAND $15 all-wool Suits and Over coatsall right from the Factory and comprising the very newest and most desirable models and patterns. We Tld Yon lit Previous Announcements We lied Something Unusnal,aea the Garments proved our claim. It didn't take long to dispose of the first lot of Suits and Overcoats after they began to advertise , themselves. Out of the entire 5,500 we sold, there .were only thirteen customers who didn't buy after they examined the garments. Some of these wanted certain patterns in cer tain models. The other customers had similar reasons. But just think! only thirteen sales were lost out of about 5,500. That speaks well for the garments; doesn't it? Well, that's the report from our live stores. Now Here Arc 2000 More ' Guaranteed All-Wool $15 .Sells :.aEi..dwereats at a ' a 5 ' i I n"1 """ 9 S .:iJ&ab. ,Ji.:j . ; - m You Can Af lend This Sale With Assurance That 1 You Won't Be Disappointed for a written guarantee goes with every sale and "besides you vhave the reconjtnenda-. tion of customers Avho have seen and bought garments from the same lot 1 if ' We . have already;, told .you how; our Factory bought up at half price from over loaded mills a big line of suitings and overcoatings intended for $15 Suits and Overcoats. Well, this is the second shipment of the finished garments made from these materials 4-and you should see them,1 even if you are' not in, need of one.; " TEE SUITS are even handsomer; than tiie others and .that is saying a good ieal. Scmi-flttiug Englishr models,: two and tbree-button styles; patch pocket designs and various 'others..; The fabrics -Include Tartan plaids,-stripes, checks' and solid $H colors f unlimited and - ; every yard r all-wool ; T finest ' trim livings ; bona , fide $1& Suits; at SIZES 81 to ,40, , IXCSLTIDING STOUTS TOE OVERCOATS . include only ' the newest models and patterns and practically every good style is represented; see them, by all means there are the JBalmacaan, the Wellington, the Fly-Front Chesterfield and the ;. Mackinaw styles; fine all-wool overooat- .... . - . . t . '. . f a custom finish. Styles for men - j q(V of all ages and tastes. Your choice ! k'V V J . V.-.' Nobody Cau Fail To Appreciate These Hems From :.-', rSEASOM;: GLEAMS Read them and see some of the reasons why this semi-annual event is reco by every one who has attended it. . : ' '2tl ens Furnishings '--'I';:! -- 7 . ? . . . flirts at 44c that positively belong to the 69c class; splen did 69c garments, made of t: good percale in neat, tasteful patterns, full cut and perfect, fit ting. Work Shirts 39c - , . r . - - - - - 'The grade sold; elsewhere at 59o: made of .splendid, fast-color blue: chamhray; attached collars; sizes 14 to 17. . , . Flannel Shirts ;79e -.The usual 98c quality; all garments of the first grade offered right .from :. our regular StOCli. . , ' , i , - ' --.. . .'-- . - -', " . -V v: J. . ' : T r : i , : - . '." ' - ? .- . - -i-. 4. f .: : ..,- : :7t-. , - -- . . , . :. . .. Underwear; 9c - T. -' neeee'-linel -shirts and drawers, as good as 59c can. buy anywliere else and every gar ment perfect,; too.'1 . .,.,..;.. ,... .;: ., :......:.-..-,j ; Socks at 8c I'' "'-. ' . -' . , ' ; ' " This' is one item tnat suririses, even other retailers; for these socles are perfect in every respect and are a grade that every other store sells at12 straight. ... v.v -' '7' ' -' Collars . 8c Handkerchiefs 3c Suspenders 17c Pants -. Here are a few of the pants offers! that have helped to prove that our 'End of Season Clearance Is a sale out of the ordinary. , " ( Panfs at $1.00 : That no man who" knows quality would expect -under $1.50 and $1.75; for, they; can't be, bought elsewhere for .less . thibets, plain' hlue serge, and fancy worsteds; '28 to 42 waists. -. Clothing Suits k;& ,0'coals.' - ClP W :. Worth $2 and $2X0 ". - -,i. Riueiaa and Jfforfolk SuiUt mostly Be - garian models with stitched - belts and ri-'-5 i some have patch pockets. Sizes 7 to t8 ,e:if . RUSSIA" OVERCOATS browns. gra- Pants at $1.50 ' The values, v as vou wil sec, are $2 and S2.25; blue serges, worsteds, and fancy mix'-' ...--..- ,'' ::,, .. ., ; rf.'.-.J' i .;... ;,- tures; feizes up to( 50: waist. .. , ......... ants at $2.00 regular M : serges. -, One of our most- popular lines; ... . - .... $2.75 and $3 grades; neat and dressy; corduroys, casslmeres and , fancy worsteds ; 28 to 52 waist. - ' -:'.-' Pants at $2.50 ; Another anmzJnjj value; $4.50 and $5 are the actual prices "of,, thei same, qualities, else where; mixtures, j and. brown, "blue and gray stripe worsteds: ' ; , ..- ' . . - Pants 'M $3.00 One of our big features; all wool heavy weight blue serget fancy 'worsteds, as well as extra heavy all wool pant; sixes 29 to 50 waist. - Good $3 Grades. 9 I RUSSIAN AND XORl'Ol.K SUITS most ly Bulgarian-styles -with tstitchetl beit-i r 3 plots; neat iatterns; sizes 6 to' 17 years. RUSSIAN BtTTOS-TO-MXI-. ') I -COATS browns, grays, .and. mixtures: ai ;;.! blue and gray Chinchillas; sizes t 10 .Soils-; --fic6coatsVC2 Actual $3.50 Garment j. RUSSIA JF AM) NOlttXlLKS some na tures with two pairs of pants; also blue sere , and all-wool fancy mixtures; sizes tt to 17 ""school and jtrvKsriuK ovejicc ts Balmacaans, Mackinaws, N'orfotks, nil bf-'t-ed jmolels," some , with Astrakhan, some wiu Fur Collars; sizes 3 to 16 years. . .- . 09 0" I vOiut I Suits .&.0c6ats ; All Worth $4.50 RUSSIAN AND NORFOLK - S-riT'- some with two pairs of pauts; all have suiein" -.1 1 belts- and pleats; all-wool cassimercs and u - I worsted serge; sizes 6 to 18 years. i OVERCOATS consist of Balmacjiiar.-. i Maekinaws, and 'Belted Afodels fai fancy mn - I tures. ;, ;,:: 1 Knee Pants Stockings . Flannel Blouses ....... Boys' Caps . , . . .i. . . . MAIIa ORDERS VFhen- ; accompanied by money order will be lllled and charges prepaid. MONEY , REFUNDED or goods exc-lianged for any unsatisfac-; tory iui-chase. f 1 5 r'l J 1 1 TnttBirfffff! ,, 1 .1 mi aiatrrt IVIIitl; t. Security Buildino I .J A V ( l 1 FJ I Alterations IWf ) A WM Free As U,l ""'"'""'iiifi'fii STORE OPEi; . SATURDAY EVEITIIIG3 The Capital ' Traction Company of Washington, D. C, for the year enaed December 31, 1914, reports gross, earn ings to have been $2,255,92, agrainst J2.310, 156 in 1S18,. net earnings amount ed to $1,105,800, against $1, 130,897.- The surplus after charges and .dividends was $37,6, against $3,004in 1913. The company taxes in 1914 were , $305,238, against $136, 5&9 in 1913 and only $13, 967 in 1912. The American Gas Company reports for. the same period gross income of. $3,764,837 and net income of , $1,797,133.' Fixed charges for the year, amounted to $1,007,894. Depreciation - charges were $173,420. The surplus . after pay ment of dividends was $177,402. Presi dent Morris W. Stroud states that the company earned more than 10 per cent on its capital stock, and ther was an increase of more than 8 per cent, in gross and net earnings over 1913. ' For the year 1914 th Northern income, of $4,505,246, against $4,058,142 in 1913 and net income at $2,431,391, against $2,055,535. The surplus .after charges for the year amounted to $1, 024.714, and .after payment of preferred dividend was $437,645. . ; , , ., . -- i " The Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company reports an increase of $222, 595 in gross income during 1914 to $4,890,107. Net" earnings amounted to $1,131,931, a decrease, of $2,154. Fixed charges amounted to $589,225. ; an in States Power Company reports gross crease of $39,254. laaviag net profits of $542,760 for the year, a (lecreasn o $41,408. - The surplus nfter divil. ii amounted to $62,716, a de.Tiasii or j-i 39S.7 . . I ' ! -:; ' ''' The . college, student does not w-ri notes on his cuffs in prepy r.-. .on r' the mid-year exams, a'ter il.ti g , old fashion, as the writing would v: legible on the modern soft t.iii'-t.i. Daffodils & Tulips, T.