THE FARMER : FEBRUARY 18, 1915
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lCQti-50 20 "STEAKS AGO
Taken From The Files Of
THE 'BRIDGEPORT EVEcNJNG Fc&RHER
I w o roi rw Set JK S?2 WS
q ftsa gas M rat i yya -r-
OI HUNDRED YEAUS AGO
The Tota to reduce tne army to o.-
men (14,00 less than was rec
ommended by the war minister) , was
yestardajr confirmed in the House.
Appears oes warrant o. doubt wheth
er any 'Mil will pass at the present
session to reduce the military estab
lishment. If no such toill passes an
extra, session probeibly will toe an-
Bills haw already ' passed tooth
houses of Oosress for repealing the
axrta concerning the flotilla service;
for repealing the act authorizing to
be, built or purchased a number of
fast sailing vessels of war; for caus
ing great part of our gunboats to be
sold; for repealing the acts author
ising he acceptance of volunteers and
sea-fenciblee," and authorizing the dis
chargs of officers engaged -in the
MASS VOITTJSFTTTK IJDGTSTATmUR.
Vote of Thanks to the Ieender3 of
Resolved, That the State of Massa
chusetts entertain a high sense of the
achievements and valor of Major
General Andrew Jackson and his
(brave victory gained on the 8th day
of January last, over the - British
troops under the command of Lieut.
General Packenham, in an attack on
the lines near New Orleans, and that
while they participate in the general
satisfaction which this event is cal
culated to produce, they are impress
ed with a deep sense "of gratitude to
Almighty God for his signal interposi
tion in 'behalf of our country, and
above all for that IMvine favor, with
which he has vouchsafed to us the
return of peace. Read, and accept
FIFTY YEARS AGO.
A CAPITAL IDEA.
Extensive improvements are soon to
be made in the Sacred Heart church
and in order that the money neces
scary to meet the expense might 'be
raised without putting the parish
ioners to the inconvenience of a gen
eral collection, Father O'Brien de
termined to have it raised toy popu
lar subscriptions from the more
wealthy members. How well he has
succeeded was made known yester
day. The following are those that
contributed and the object for which
their contributions will ibe used: P.
W. Wnen, $600; John P. 'McMatom,
$500. These amounts will be de
voted for the erection of two marble
altars on either side of the main
altar. , The following gentlemen con
tributed $100 each for the purchase
of oil paintings to be placed in the
sanctuary: James Horan, T. J. Mur
phy. John F. McElroy, William Hic
key, Dr. John C. Lynch and John C
Ford. , James Sexton, Jr.. gave the
sum of $125 for the purchase of a
sanctuary lamp. Fourteen others
whose "nalmes were' not announced,
donated $50 each for. a new set of
stations of the cross. There 'being
fourteen stations, each station will
cost $50. It is expected the im
provements will ibe completed by
Sunday, March 3, when Bishop Tler
ney, assisted by fully 50 priests, will
re-dedicate the church. Another
surprise will he when the new organ
arrives. ' It will ibe one of the finest
church organs in New England, and
will not list far from ' $10,000. It is
expected to" arrive here about the
middle of March.
ONE OF BEST ITALIAN
BOXERS, 33 TODAY
TIITV WHE3E3JER & WESON"
" We knew that the American Agri
culturist was standard authority on
ail farm matters, tout, we were not
tfll now aware that its judgment was
1 , 4-v. a 'niiv4o4- a'-i nv ma.-
'WS SWVI. vaa -bu. J "
chines. ' The January number calls
the Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Ma
chrme "Woman's Greatest Boon,"
and adds ah InvaluaMs 1 testimony to
mu.iisTm nf thai leading article
of Bridgeport manufacture. x
m FAII-. There was a good at
tendance at the fair of St. James
Jiiureh, yesterday afternoon and eve
ning, and there is little doubt that it
wfll be visited toy hundreds this eve
ning. Among the articles on exhiibi-
and to he sold or awarded toy lot are
two Wheeler , & Wilson- Sewing Ma
chines, a set of truck harness,- a toeau
- tflful chamber suit of furniture, a suit
of 1usfcaess clothes, tt hobtoy 'horse, a
. coofctrag stove, - a fine rifle and two
seta ef cirlna. Among the fancy
work is a pair of ottomans, worked
try M3ss Katie Claneey. an elaborate
ly worked Jto, a large dell, made and
: egaUy dressed iby . Mrs. James
i Cevrey and many other attractive ar
' -Odes. Go and see for yourselves.
' Mr- - Reamer has another of the
' dun xy steam passenger cars about
completed and expects soon to make
' a trial trip with it on the Naugatuck
railroad as far up as, perhaps, Win-
6s ted. ' Like its predecessor,, it is. a
fine -specimen of, w urkin a ruth t p and
was .built for running on - the same
road as the other.
The pieces to ibe presented to the
public at Baylies hall, this evening',
are the historical drama of "I Tour
de Nesle," and the farce entitled the
j "Happy Man."
TWENTY YEAnS AGO.
HjUIiROAD POTJCE- '
Governor Ooffln has appointed the
following railroad policemen upon the
application of. the Consolidated road
I MdDermott, of Winsted; A. A.
Tolles, Fred H. Gregory, T. Daley, D.
' Moloney. F. K. WoodrufE, C. P. Lane,
! R. O. Ives, J. H. Murphy, B. Barton
and William Flyrm of Bridgeport; C.
V. Spencer, F. W. Tanner and H. G.
Arnold of Plttsfield; E. B. Bradley of
Ansonia; William LaMont of West
Stoctobridge; William Casey and John
Finning, of Great Barrington, Mass.
JOSEPH IXWJAti ijOiOGE.
Joseph IXowdall lodge, K. of P.,
celebrated its anniversary last even-
toC, Senator Marigold acted as
toastmaster. The program contained
Miss Maud. Kapril and Miss Abbde
Pastree, " in vocal selections; Prof.
Ixant, ventriloquist; F. J, Abercrom
txle and M. T. Snillen, mandolin and
guitar; Misses Jennie and Nettle Kup-
f er. skirt dancing; . Master Oscar
Berg, violin solo. Mr. and Mrs. F.
EL Cutler concluded the entertain
ment with the amusing farce "A Hap-.
Joseph Quilty died today at the
hospital. He was about 40 years old
and lived at 48 Willard. street.
BREAK; THE GLASS
AKD TCFBaff 1H K KET.
The re department are putting in
the new fire alarm boxes and some
thing like 25 have already toeen put
in. Over the box doors there is a
glass fool protecting the key. . To
open the .box and send in an alarm,
people'.are advised to break the glass,
turn the key, and send in an alarm-
provided it is. necessary to . do so.
Although no Italian "has ever won a
world's pugilistic title, many of the
sons of sunny Italy have been game
and clever boxers. One of the best
of them was Benny "Sanger, who re
tired from the ring about six years
ago after a long career as a feather
weight and lightweight. Tanger, who
was sometimes called. The Tipton
Slasher," was bornyln New York City
thirty-three years -ago today, Feb. 18,
1882. ' He stood only a little over five
feet five inches.
Benny was about seventeen when he
started fighting, first as a bantam and
later in the feather and lightweight'
divisions. He won many 'of his early
battles by knockouts, and among his
victims were several boys who later
neld cnampionsnips. In 1900 he
knocked out Harry Forbes In the fifth
round of a bout in Chicago, shortly
before- the , Rockf ord boy won the
world's bantamweight title. In the
Bami year he stopped Young Corbett
and the next year the Denver lad
annexed the featherweight title by
knocking out Terry McGovern at
Hartford; The little Italian also ad
ministered . -the sleep dope to Tommy
McGovern, the famous Chicago boxer.
and battled draws with George Dixon
and Young Corbett. ,
At that period Tanger looked like
a coming champion, but the hoodoo
that prevents Italians from reaching
the top of the pugilistic ladder was
still at work. Tanger defeated Young
Corbett and Harry Forbes shortly be
fore they became champions, and in
1901 he whipped .George Dixon short
ly' after the Chocolate Drop had lost
his featherweight honors to Terry
McGovern. The Italian outpointed
the olever negro in fifteen fast rounds
at St. Louis. In 1902 Yanger stopped
Abe , Attell in . nineteen rounds, . not
many months before the little Hebrew
claimed the featherweight title. Ben
ny also defeated Austin Rice, the
veteran "Iron Man," at Chicago, and
Kid Herman, the Montreal Hebrew,
was knocked out in the third round
by the little Italian.
In 1903 Yanger whipped" Kid
Broad, - the Cornishman, in a twenty
round bout in Louisville, and defeated
Hugh McPadden in Detroit. Yanger
then went to theJ Pacific Coast, where
he was matched to fight Eddie Han
Ion, the little California "phenom"
who had made such a brilliant rise in
the fistic profession. In their first
battle, pulled off in San Franri
Benny held Eddie to a draw after
twenty rounds of brilliant work. They
w ai8o again a few months
later, and this time Hanlnn -eii
the decision, although Yanger went
the full twenty-round route, and
made a good showing. This wu ,
first time in his career the Italian boy
Yanger then returned to Chicago
and fought a draw with Aurelio Her-
rora, me Mexican lightweight. He
then defeated Charlie Nearv in Mil
waukee, after which he was again
matched with Herrera. His second
session with the Mexican took place
in -tmrte, jsaont., and Yanger was
B.xiocK:ei out in tne eighth round. It
was the turning of the tide for the
little Italian, and he was never as
good again. He defeated Tvr, ,,-),
Sayers in Milwauke, and then went
East and was stopped in the first
t " y xarry -ewis at Baltimore.
In 1806 he was knocked out w t.
my Murphy at Philadelphia, and lost
to Kid Herman at Indianapolis, to
Steve Kinney at Davenport, and to
Matty Baldwin at Boston." In i sot t,
fought his last important bout when
he was knocked out by Packey Mc
Farland at Fort Wayne, Ind. A year
ortwo later he tried to pull a come
back, but met only inferior men. In
his prime Yanger was a great little
boxer, and he ranks among the best
u me near-cnamplons.
- The clerical force of the local post
office organized Saturday evening a
branch ' of the National Post Office
Clerks' association. The following
officers were . elected: Assistant
Postmaster E. L. Smith," president; J.
C. Grorrnley, vice-president; Benjamin
Root, secretary, and C. G. Strand -burg-
Lawrence Farrell, of East Bridg-e-'
port, through has attorney, James T.
Lynch, has notified the .ctty clerk of
his Intentions of bringing suit against
the city for injuries sustained by a
fall 'on an icy sidewalk on Nichols
street. The petitioner represents that
as the result he will be disabled for
, . '
PATRIOTIC SERVICE AT
FIRST M. E. CHURCH.
Sunday evening, Feb. 21, there will
be a patriotic service held at the
First M. E. church. The Sons of the
American Revolution, Grand Army of
the Republic, and Daughters of the
revolution nave been invited to at
tend the service. Rev. G. M. Brown
has recently toeen made a memlwr
the S. A. R. and also elected chap
lain. Special music has 'been ar
For the last half of the week at
Poll's. Manager Poll has arranged a
bill of unusual attractiveness. Of
equal interest -with the arrangement of
the big vaudeville show, is the "book
ing here of Lew Fields, the famous
comedian, in his first appearance in
the "movies," in "Old 'Dutch," a very
quaint comedy in five parts. Fields
makes every hit as toig a hit as a
film comedian as he has 'been in
the legitimate stage offerings.
Featured in the vaudeville program
Is Fred Ardath and his own company
in the rural . comedy skit, "Hiram."
playlet is based on an episode from
real life and is adequately presented
by a large cast.
Flossie Millership, formerly of the
Millershlp Sisters, a famous variety
team, will be seen as an extra added
feature in a classy repertoire - of
songs. Miss MSUership is one of the
most popular entertainers in vaude
Leander DeCordova and company
will present the interesting dramatic
playlet called "Your Flag or Mine."
Tommy and Norman, a very clever
team, will be seen in new songs and
dances, and the Four 'South Ameri
cans, talented instrumentalists, will
introduce the mirambap hone " and oth
er novelties.' George and George in
a sensational acrobatic offering, com
plete the vaudeville program.
In addition to "Old Dutch," which
will toe shown after the matinees
and between the evening perform
ances, there will toe other high class
Manager Callan has arranged an
other extraordinary (bill for the, lat
ter half of the week with several acts
that have the headline position on
The Minstrel Four, acclaimed . toy
critics and public alike 'as one of the
best singing quartets on the vaude
ville , stage today and, incidentally.
one of the highest salaried quartets
as well, will occupy an important po
sition. The Minstrel Four appear
in Colonial -costumes of beautiful col
ors and design and have arranged
a repertoire of the most tuneful songs
including tooth old-time masterpieces
and present day hits.
The Four Bards, the acrobatic
marvels of the age will thrill' au
diences with an exhibition of the most
daring feats ever performed on any
El Burton & Co. have an odd and
delightful offering that, is bound to
bring results, if reports from othi
er cities in which it has appeared
count for anything. The act con
sists of singing and dancing tout is
far different from the usual f song
and dance . skit in that the artists
make many beautiful - costume and
character changes and carry" exquisite
stage settings to enhance their offer
Mardo and Hunter in their excru-
tlatlng arrangement of odd nonsense
entitled "The Crazy Recruit" will be
responsible for fifteen minutes' of
real mirth. -. .. .
The Aerial Cromwells, two young
dare-devils will toe here In a start
ling aerial novelty that is going- to
toe the source of much wonderment to
the audiences. ,
"Hogan's Romance Upset,,' a Key
stone comedy; "The Star Boarder,
and "The Vigil," a two. reel dramatic
subject compose the "movie' pro
An exception to the rule that there
shall Ibe no matinee performances at
the Lyric theater on , Monday after
noons, will toe made next week owing
.o ma iaot mai Monaay, FeOruary 22,
is Washington's birthday. The first
nerformann of "A -WAmo-n
will toe given at the Lyric toy.h'e Cai-
Durn toiooic company on that after
noon. ' i
While "The Onlv Son" 1a K
which is now toeing shown , at the
theater. reheaLraaJn " fnn 1 ,ir',
play have been in progress since Tues
day morning and indications are that
next week's play wdll prove Just as
toig a success as the current produc
tion. - , .
And sneaking of "TTia ow an
the play which is now showing at this
theater, it is safe to t.Ti. -nr.
er play that has toeen seen in Bridge
port 'btock productions this - season,
ia making the hit with the theater
going public of Bridsreror. that
play is. This is largely due to th
fact that "The Only Son" is one of
the acknowledged dra.mn.Mo
tions of the last few years, tout it is
tto uue m a great measure to the
fact that every member of the Cal
burn company is seen In tv w- tov.v.
is to his or her especial liking. The
x cfun uas -oeen a n mshed perform
ance which compares most favorably
with-the Broadway" production.
An information - bureau has been
opened at the main entrance of the
Lyric theater where full details are
being obtained by Bridgeport moth
ers in regard to atoaby contest
which is to toe held at the theater
during Jubilee Wpplr v, .
in March, further announcement of
wij.1 ue maae later.
Tomorrow will toe the night of the
Schwatoen ball so many have waited
for and talked about. The decora
tors started working on the entire
building today. There are -to be
some new features at the ban this
year. There will be a very large at
tendance. There are 32 numbers on
20 DISCOUNT SALE
on our entire stock of Watches, Jewel,
ry, Oat Glass and Silverware
10 DISCOUNT SALE
on our entire stock of Diamonds. Take
advantage of this sale now and if yon
want delivery of your purchase made
in the future we will gladly extend yon
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BEAR IN MIND
the fact that we now of
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at the expense of qual
ity. That would be no
saving at all.
WE ARE NOW SELL
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Inspection will reveal
that quality is the same
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We are offering the balance of all our Ready Trimmed
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with the latest and newest styles at popular prices.
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- New and Attractive Designs Now on Display at the
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Only a Stone's Throw From the Main Street
Entrance to the Arcade
Nature did not Intend that animals
should be educated, or did she bless
them with a super-abundance of common-sense.
Instinct Is thcta" domineer
ing trait and with this they In many
Instances show their superiority over
people, i For example did you ever see
an animal with a pair of rubbers, a
raincoat or an umbrella? .' It seems
that their dothlng is ever the same,
Nature has taught them the wisdom
of precantion with their INSIDES
rather than with their OT7TSIDES and
yet they never have colds, coughs or
Humanity -would do well to accept a
im frnm their ostlncve friends
and during changeable weather use an agreeable preventive, raer than be
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Don't wait 4D you have the cold get it now.
Get puTe. Wihes, they cost no more, at
the AmbrosG Oompony
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PHONE 1012. 540-544 EAST MAIN ST., "
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A RELIABLE REMEDY
AT ALL DRUGGISTS,
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Harbor Blues . .7. . . : . . .... .". . . . . . . . . 2LOc lb.
Native Flatfish . . 5c and 7c lb.
Medium Smelts .", . . . ...... 12c
Market Cod . . . , Sc lb.
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Long Island Steamers Gc qt.
Round Clams in Shell , ...... JOc qt.
Salt Mackerel. .... 6 for 25 C, 2 for 25c
Scotch Salt Herring. ...... . . ...... 12 for 30c
Red Alaska Salmon ... .... . . ., . ... . ... . 3,C can
Pink Alaska Salmon ............... . . . .. lOc can
Norwegian Sardines . .......... . ... . . 3 for 2Sc
Chicken Halibut ' . . ..... .. . . . . . . ... . lOc lb.
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