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THE FARMER: FEBKTTARY 16, 1915
V " '"''wwilSi wBifBiiwi mimmZmmM 955-957 Main SI. We Give i&C Stamps MtaiS tine to- 1 25c Ladies' Split Foot -Stockings ....... '. . 25c Ladies, and Misses' Muslin Drawers . . . . 39c Vanity Cases ...... 19c 19c 19c 29c Infants Wool Bands 19c 29c Scarfs and Squares 19c 25c Children's ' Rompers 19c 25c Boys' Blouses '.V. . .... 19c 25c Boys Undershirts.. . 19c 25c Men's Four-in-hand, J-- Ties 19c 3 pair of 10c work sox -. ,19c 4-10c Pin Cushions . . 19c 29c and 39e Knit Corset ; Covers ... 3 Good size Turkish Towels . . . . . . . - 29c Lace Yokes . . .. 19c 19c 19e 50c Knit Aviation Caps . 19c 39c and 50c Brassieres 19c 25c Shoulder Shawls . . . 19c 75c and $1.00 Children's . Hate 19e 39c Sash Curtains . . . . 19c 50c Size Angora Dogs . 19c 25c Framed , Pictures .. 19c 29c Fibre D oar Mats . i 19c 25c Sanitas Table Oil Cloth ............ 19c yd TASHUA AND LONG HILL.' 1 Mrs. C. B. Cutler gave . a valentine party Friday;' in honor of her. little daughters, Ethel and Minnie Cutler, to a. few little schoolmates. An enjoyable afternoon was spent. - ' .-x .' Frank Marsh, who. has been uncon scious for several days, is a little 'more comfortable and able to recognize the family. - v., . . r v Dr. Charles N. Gallup has recovered - so far from bis recent illness as to at tend 'to his professional' duties. ' Miss Iasie -J. . Seeley- is- spending a, week with her uncle 'and -aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jelliff, Cbmpo street, .Westport. . ..- . . Supervisor "Albert Green of -Zforwalk visited the local schools Thursday.' Tha4 Tashna school has regained the banner for perfect attendance. v ' . Mrs. II. Edward James .'and two daughters of Hertford, are" spending - some time with Mr. and Mrs. Charles 2ST. Oallup. ' ' Mr. and Mrs. Samuel G-. Seeley and family spent Lincoln's day in Norwalk , -with Mr. and Mra.x Arthur S. "Wales, . Two 'bus. loads of Bridgeporters con taining about sixty persons enjoyed a dance at .Cutler's hall Saturday even ing, i ,; . , ; Mrs. August TSmith is caring for the , infant child of her sister, Mrs, "WUllls, who died a. short lime- ago. . Miss EHith Jennings was a Sunday guest of Miss Wheeler of Derby. - Stephen Burroughs has sold a build ing lot to the party that bought the land belonging-, to the farm " of Miss Julia Henley1 and the ground has been ibroken for" -a new house. Mrs. ElMs Dillistin has '. left St Luke's hospital and is now in New xork with her sister, Mrs. Wolff. Delirious following an operation for appendicitis,' William B. Baker, Jump ed from the third story window of the , j Brooklyn hospital, killing himself. ELASTIC STOCKINGS are important to the pa tient, not every size, nor - fit will do. Stockings made" to order told the ruptured veins and gives . the right support and prevent painful ulcers When you need a new stocking :': SEE CYRUS, the Druggist Fairfield. A v. and Gourtlasd St. sale YOUTH TAKES HIS LIFE WITH-BULLET HN A CEMETERY Was Despondent Over Death of Father and Loss of ( Family Home. ; East Woodstock, Conn., Feb. 16. Adolpn Lawson,:- 22 years old, , son of Jonas P. Lawson, 'who ! was found beaten or kicked to death In a horse stall in the barn on his farm on Au gust 15, IMS, Committed suicide toy shoo tins in the. head -with a revolver in a local cemetery last night. The body was found beside a stone wall today. i The young man had been brooding over his father's death and ..his des pondency is believed to have been in creased by thte sale of , the ' Lawson farm a few dayiago. His mother and sister survive him. The - young man had .. attended a social gathering last night, leaving late in the evening. -. tie snot him self through the temple while seat ed on the walJJ In his coat pocket was found the fallowing note:,. .'T: hereby wish . to inform our shrew and intelligent ? ) state po lice ana everyDoay else who,; as in a previous case, may think they know it all,, that this is my. own act-and deed and I hope' no innocent- person will be accused thereof; "A. W.' LAWSON." v ' ATter the "finding of the 'body of Jonas P. Lawson in August, 1915, and on-, investigation toyy tbe local and state police, the widow was : accused of the crime 'but on trial was ac quitted.', -Responsibility for the farmer's death has not yet been plac ed. . -:. .-;:' -i ! ITALY WOULD STOP ROUMANIA ATTACK Milan, Feb. 16 The Italian govern ment, as a result of reports that Aus tria was about to" invade Roumania, says the Corriers della Ser, has asked the government in Vienna and Berlin to give assurances that no attack 'will be made on Roumania. Albanian Raider's Put v-V i To Rout, Nish Reports Paris, Feb. 16 A Nish' dispatch to tjie Havas" Agency, says: - . j "The Albanian raiders have been routed and - drven back across the" Servian frontier. - More complete in formation shows that the Albanians were led into making the raid by Aus trian priests and Mohammedan adver saries of Essad Pasha the provisional 'president, by 'preaching a holy' war The movement is directed by Turkish and German agents."- , -." . . PRICE OF pbTATOES r IS IXCR EASED BY . ' THE BUNDESRATII Berlin, Feb. 46 Via Londoii The Bundesrath has increased, the maxi mum1 price of potatoes -from- four marks (1) - to-. 3-4 -marks ($1.43) for 50 kilograms (110 'pounds.) It was feared that the former low prices in. view of the scarcity of fodder. would result' in farmers "feeding to thelr stock' potatoes, fit for food. The Bundesrath : set a maximum price of 10 marks ($2.50) for early potatoes harvested between May 1 and August . 15.. : , The purpose of this action was to' encourage gardeners to devote a : large acreage to early po tatoes. Another,, decree of the Bun desrath limited the amount of salt that may be used by brewers after April. 1 to f60. per cent, of the former Quantity. ;'.' '' The military commander of the pro vince of Brandenburg has prohibited the Bale of -distilled liquors by saloons to soldiers of iany rank, in uniform. The. action was impelled' by the fact that previous warnings "have not had the necessary - Buceess." . .-: BRITISH WABSHIP IN POKT- Montevideo, Uruguay, Feb. 16. The British cruiser Carnarvon, one of the warships which took part in the naval battle off tne ifaiKiana islands In the month of December, arrived here to day. ..l. :-'- . - v '". :; GREEK. MINISTER RFJCAIjLI. Berlin, Feb., IS The recall from Oonstantinople of Panaa, Greek minister . to 'Turkey,- is not iclearlyH understood in high political circles here: . - It ' is felt that the condition of Grecian and Turkish affairs is not such as to 'justify, the minister's re call and the inclination is to 'believe that he asked to 'be relieved when he found his personal position ' diffi cult;' v: - 1 , SPAIN MAINTAINS RESERVE , TOWARD WAR ZONE PLAN. Madrid,. Feb. 16. The Spanish gov ernment has adopted ' an attitude of extreme reserve regarding its position oni Germany's note announcing, the determination to include the waters around .Great Britain in the war zone. While Spain will try to avoid action which 'would" give any : belligerent an excuse, to accuse it of departing from its attitude of neutrality, it Is under stood that the . government will join with , the United States if the , latter proposes joint measures, on the part of all neutrals. . f , - - EXCHANGE OF PKISOIfEES , IS BEGUN BY POWERS. Amsterdam, Peb. 16--The actual exchange of wounded British - and German prisoners, of war who have been incapacitated for future service Us underway. A, train carrying seven British officers and 93 soldiers, blind or maimed, arrived today at Olden-zaal.- There the train was transfer red from German to Dutch author! ties but the German ambulance staff remained - on ntoard. The English were weary tout cheerful at the pros pect of returning to England. . POLKSTONB, Feb. 16-Two inca pacitated, German officers and 92 sol diers who have been prisoners of war sailed today for Holland, where they will be exchanged for British wound ed. ' . - :' , - ' Thomas Casgrain. postmaster-gen eral of Canada, will, marry Marie Louis Masson; of Paris; in St. Pat rick's cathedral in New York today. 908 Main St., Hartford. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ALL THE ADVANCE SPRING STYLES IN SATIN AND SILK COVERED HATS' AND STRAW HATS TRIMMED AND UNTRIMMED FOR IMMEDIATE USE. $1.00 Satin and Silk Covered Hats ....... . $1.50 Satin and Silk Covered Hats . .... . $1.75 Satin and Silk Covered Hats : . . . . . . . New Shapes in Straw Hats MME. SARAH BERNHARDT, FAMOUS 1 ACTRESS WILL SO ON BE OPERATED ON AT AGE OF 69; STAGE CAREER OVER 'v - . . . - , , m ;teij'',l3:f'ijrlf;feli JP I : - m-df fey MM. SARAH BERNHARDT I . Paris, Feb. 16. A report' reached here from Bordeaux that Mme. Sarah Bernhardt had undergone an operation for the trouble with her knee ' from which she has buffered since lasb June and that one of her legs had been ' amputated The report created a sensation, as Mme. , Bernhardt is in herl seventieth year. She was bornhere on Oct. 23, 1845.- - A dispatch' from Bordeaux says the operation had not been performed owing ;to Mme. Bernhardt's weakness. .The great actress went to Bordeaux to undergo an examination by eminent Surgeons as to the necessity of an 'operation. Whil no details have been received It is evident - that the surgeons decided that an operation Is necessary. It "is probable that the fDivlne Sarah" will , never act again W -: ':'-.--:' ;;,;- r WARS1S NEUTRALS TO KEEP OUT OF HAVALkWAR ZOME Rotterdam FeU; 1; The chamber of commerce here has received a com munication from'he German, consul reproducing a , note, from. Chancellor von Bethmann-Hollweg in which he t . . , - says: . , - :. "in most cases German submarines will be unable to distinguish- between neutral and British vessels when en- countered in the war zone. All mer chantmen, therefore, run the risk of destruction. ' In order to avoid losses it is urgently necessary for neutral ships to keep away from the war zone. Germany can no longer ; regard the British merchant . fleet as unarmed or entitled to1 warning before attack, be cause merchantmen are equipped; with guns and a large reward has -been of fered to the first merchant -vessel "that sinks a German submarine. . , ' ; , "Germanv will pursue the war in the manner announced until Great Britain acknowledges the rules of naval war fare as fixed by the Paris and London declarations or until the neutral pow ers force this acknowledgment "from EJngland.'fc . . ; . . . PRICE OF OIIi DROPS , "lima, o;,""Feh.' 16. A redaction of 5 cents per barrel in oil prices was an nounced here today. , Lima oil under the new quotation is 8 8 and the South Lima, Ind., 83. GIRLS! HAVE BEAUTIFUL, LUSTROUS FLUFFY HAIR- 25 CENT DANDERINE No more dandruff-or falling hair A real surprise Awaits you. To be possessed of a head of heavy, beautiful hair; soft, lustrous, fluffy, wavy and free, -from dandruff is mere ly a matter of using a little Dan derine. ; . It is easy and inexpensive to have nice, soft hair and lots of. It.- Just get . a. ,25 scent, -Jbottje; , of , Knowlton's Danderine now, all drug stores rec ommend it apply a little as directed and within ten minutes there will be an appearance of abundance; fresh ness fluffiness and an -incomparable 10 Rue St. Cecile, Paris. LEADING MILLINERS 2(DWM(E 50c 7oc 98e from 75c to $5.00. OBITUARY DENNIS LANE The funeral of Dennis Xane was held this morning from his home,. 1680 Main street, at 8:30 and from St. Pat rick's church at 9 o'clock, where' Rev. Joseph T. Picker celebrate the high mass- -of requiem. There was a large attendance of sorrowing relatives and friends and. a. beautiful display of flor al offerings. The pall bearers were James P. Kelly. James Gleason, Wil Kliam McCauley,-William Martin, James McCauley and Hary Wells. Interment was in St. Michael's cemetery. ' , . CATHERINE IiTNGH. , A large and sorrowing concourse of relatives and friends attended the fu neral of Mrs. Catherine Lynch, which was held from the bereaved home, 109 George street at 8:30 o'clock this morning and a half hour later from St. Augustine's R. C. church where a high mass of requiem was offered up for the repose of her squl by Rev. Edward V. Murphy : At the offertory, Miss Aurelia Berger rendered "Do- mine Jesu" and after mass Prof. Al fred Brisebois sang "Come, Unto Me." Many -friends? from Jersey City, Nbr- walk, Newtown, Danbury and Water bury attended the, obsequies. The floral offerings were of unusual beau ty. The pall bearers were Michael C. and 'Joseph Flnnell, Martin and Ed ward Talty, and Thomas and Peter Lynch. Burial was. in- St. Michael's cemetery. - -. ' .. The factory of the Harry W. Clark Leather Co;, at Woburn, Mass., was burned with a loss of $100,000.. '' ' ' '"; The town hall v -and three other buildings at . Hammond, NY., were destroyed by fire at a loss of $40,000. gloss and lustr and try aff you will you cannot -find a trace of dandruff or falling hair; but your real surprise will be after about to weeks' use. when you will see new hair-i fine and downy at first yes -but really new hair sprouting out ' all over your scalp Danderine is, we believe, the only sure hair grower; destroyer of dandruff and cure for itchy scalp and it never fails to stop falling hair at once. . If you want to prove how pretty and soft your hair really is, moisten a jcloth with a little Danderine. and parefullydr.aw it through your hair- taking one small strand at a time. Your . hair will be soft, glossy and beautiful in just a few moments a delightful -surprise awaits everyone who tries this. Adv. THE SMITH-MURRAY CO. IT PAYS TO BUY FOR CASH Smart S A lot of new models ia fine white lawn and voile blouses soft sheer material Some are plain and others are all over embroidered in lpvely patterns. Blade with or gandy collars and vestees and others with fine tucks, lace trimmed. . - ' Specially priced at, $1.C9 Satin Petticoats SOc and 69c fe Worth 69c and Sl.OO Made of good strong quality sateen with good lustre. In' black, Belgium blue, navy and green.; Has deep pleated flounce and drop. -Their value is 69c and $1 . . ..' . t, at 50c and 69c Japs Silk Waists -- 79c Trimmed with organdy collar and vestee, "iri an as sortment of colored stripes, in wide and narrow V'i patterns. JBXne value ...... v. . . . . . . 79c SWISS ' ' , - Worth 15c and40cyd. tr7 ' , - ' forlOc yardrt'U w Have ou seen the embroideries we are selling at. 10c yd? This is an unusual opportunity; which you should not miss. ; The widths vary froni 1; to 12' inches, in the daintiest of patterns and infinesoft materials. We bought- Uiese at a low price from a manufacturer a fact which enables us to sell them at only 77 '. . . : ;.v. . . v. .... .;. ... . . . . . . . ; ... . . - "fOiK Vfi 'Valued at ,15c and 19c yd. ' ' Also Avide embroidered; vpiles, rice cloth and crepe' cloth .with deep borders, wide. Lovelyv for spring and; summer! dressesi'G Worth 50c" and $1.00 for ... . . THE STRONG OPPOSITION TO CLOSING KICKS STREErDEVELOPS Only One Person Favorable, Repesenting Interests of i V Acme Shear Co. That the proposed Grand street bridge should have a terminus at Hicks street or some other thorough fare ori the east bank of the Fequon nock river, rather than at Arctic street as has been, proposed is the be lief of A. W. Burritt and some other business . men. A resolution - passed the council la'st night proposing i a referendum vote- on a $220,000 bond issue .for the purpose of building the bridge and making this .matter, the order of the day for. the. next meeting of the council. , ,'' Last night before tne council tnere was. a public hearing on the petition of the Acme Shear Co. to close Hicks street from Joseph street to the Water front. Dwight W. Wheeler, secretary of the company, was the only ' one who "appeared in favor of this peti tion.-; He said this portion of the street was used by his. company alone and .that it would considerably facili tate - the company's business if the petition was granted. He thought no one would oppose. . Al W. Bftrrrt said h had no-'desire to start a controversy but he was op posed to' the petition because he thought a-more advantageous' eastern end of the Grand street bridge could be located in the .vicinity of AHicks street. ; . ' ; ' Malcolm Shaw of 37 Joseph street, opposed the petition, declaring it to be' "a high handed outrage." Frank G Finney who said he appeared for a number of . property owners in the vicinity also opposed it. He said' he was .opposed to the closing of any street and that the petition was against the policy for7 'a better Bridgeport. - 7; j -' '"-'V ' Representative Garlck appeared for James '.Blakely and also opposed the petition. He said , that valuable wharf property would be lost to the city if the petition was adopted.. 1 , -tie did not think the . Acme Shear Co. would be willing to pay proper dam- aeres if the petition passed. Next week the proposition to sub mit a referendum bond issue for $180,000 to build a new East Wash ington avenue bridge, will be the or der of the day. An amendment to the ordinance was adopted releasing members of the board of contract and supply from " furnishing Ibonds and requiring the clerk only to fur nish a $5,000 bond.- ,The actipn of . the council on Jan. 4, 1915, increasing the salary of the sanitary inspector of the board of health from $1,350 per year was de clared invalid and action, was taken last night to .legalize the measure. As had been foretold in the Farm er the report of the miscellaneous committee recommending abatements so that those property owners on the lists of 1913 pay taxes in the First district only will be assessed tout 10.2 mills was adopted; Those who have 'been paid ' in excess will have their money refunded. Those who have not paid will no the charg ed interest for their delinquency pro vided they pay up on or before April V, 1915. Blackman Place was accepted as a street and a report was read from City Engineer Terry saying it will re quire $6,000 to build a- proper storm water sewer in Waldemere Place. "-' Passports are again required before a person can leave Vera Cruz -by sea. Mrs. Reuben F. McBroo'm, who- shot and killed her husband was indicted at Mobile, Ala.v on a charge of first degree murder: tyles in Priced Low. and HAMBURG Vji . '" GOLD JEWELRY - C, MITHMUR .lQS 'ith ieat qu-ality only is the kind ;we sell, ? p Exclusive designs,; heavy y-wejght stock ' ani ' the 9 Z best workmanship makes ours - look different 11 from v the:. ordinary. ;v You moderate, prices. , , IP- j 1 G. W. FairchiW & Sons, Inc. AT THE SIGN" OF THE CHIMES 997 MAIN STREET, CORNER P. O. ARCADE ;. - " '.' ESTABLISHED 1865. ' "' . it N -'.'.;.' Jewelers & Opticians. Manufacturers, Importers,- Retailers F 1 STOCK MARKET . New York. . Feb.' 16. Opening. The onlv pronounced changes in the early stages of today's stock market were in the specialties, , Pittsburgh coal pre ferred advancing ; three , points while Mexican Petroleum lost an additional two -points. - Leading issues were most-., ly lover, the Harrimans, Reading, New York Central. "United States Steel and Amalgamated Copper , .receding frac tionally. There was. fnurther: selling of bonds for future delivery, indicat ing i a recurrence of foreign liquida-: tion. Important stocks showed more steadiness at the end" of the half hour.-Noon-- Speculative favorites made some improvement, after initial de cline but he. market, showed an un dertone of caution ' throughput ; the early session.- . Specialties continued to be a conspicuous feature, l Declines of. a point or two were recorded by American Sugar, Central Leather and Loose-Willes. Another, severe de cline in foreign exchange gave rise to renewed rumors regarding gold , im ports. Heavy ' buying of the new Pennsylvania 4 1-2 per cent bonds at advances over yesterday's quotations was an offset to ths otherwise lower bond market. i- V ' OBITUARY. FLORENCE SLATTERY. Many sorrowing relatives ? and friends attended the funeral of Mrs. Florence Slattery . which was held fro mthe home - of her ' aunt, Mrs. James Donnelly, 49 9 Ogden street at 8:30 o'clock this morning and-,a ha'.d hour later from St. Charles-.R. ' C. church where a high mass of requiem was sun by Rev. James V. Hussion. At the offertory Joseph Clabby rend ered," "Ave Maria." After mass Miss Jessie Murray sang, "Some - Sweet Day." As the body was being borne from the church Joseph Clabby rend ered, "Lead Kindly Light." The flor al tributes were1 many. V The bearers were Albert Slattery, Thomas Slattery, Henry Slattery, John Rice, Edward Bradford and John Bain. Burial was in Lakeview cemetery. :" Gordon Defends His ; Administration of Emergency Hospital Superintendent Spencer R. Gordon, today specifically denied that his, de partment was either showing discour tesy to. city patients, or that red tape is hampering the care of the needy and distressed. Though admitting that the official notice of action and complaint before the common coun cil last night had hot yet been brought to his , attention, discussing newspaper accounts he said: 'The moment V that - specific cases are brought to my attention they Will be taken up by the board and it may Blouses White Silk Waists $1.00 and $1.25 All white Jap silk waists, long sleeves, roll collars. - Some .. .trimmed -with, hemstitching. ' Good - vatae. . . . :.. . $1.00 $1.25 EDGES All 0 in. 39d:yCs '- 'v'-y- - ' "'I 4 "4 f '& it 4 $ 4 4S 4 4S 4 s 4 , J - a) will be surprised at the ' '4 i. 4. 5' 4 4IJ 4 4- be said that the board ,will be quick to act upom them." , , , , PRESIDENT RECEIVES REPLY FROM ENGLAND ON SHIPPING PROTEST Washington,. Feb. 16 President Wilson told callers today, he favored a,, reasonable and general cloture rule in the Senate. . He believes in a rule to stop obstructive tactics but which would not cut off fair debate. '. Discussing the shipping r bill, the President said he believed the ma jority of the Senate was for it and that advices of the need of its pas sage were aceummulating. He told callers he did . not expect the" ship ping bill nor the appropriation bill to fail, and therefore he had not fin ally considered ' calling an extra ses sion. , The President .conferred with Sen ators Stone and Kern and afterward Mr,. Kern Intimated that, the Demo crats had definite plans for gettiny the bill through the Senate ,but he refused to reveal details. LOWA RAILROADS TO ASK FOR INCREASE IN RATES r Des Moines, la., Feb. 16. A formal request for an advance in passenger rates from 2 to 2b cents a mile will be presented to Governor Clarke and the Legislature, here this afternoon. The railroad committees of the House and Senate are to be present at. a con ference. -' . - COLDS, HEADACHE, NOSE AND HEAD ALL STUFFED UP "Pape's Cold Compound" ends a cold or grippe in a few hours. Your cold will lareak and all grippe misery end after taking a dose of "Pape's Cold Compound"" every 'two hours until three doses are taken. It promptly, opens clogged-up nos trils and air passages in the head, stops nasty ' discharge or nose run ning, relieves sick headache, dullness, feverishness, sore throat, sneezing, soreness and stiffness. Don't stay ,stuffed-up! Quit blowing and snuffling Ease -your throbbing head nothing else in the world gives such prompt relief as "Pape's Cold Compound," which' costs only 2 5 cents at any drug store. ' v It acta without assistance, tastes nice, and causes nO inconvenience. Accept no substitute.- Adv.