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THE FARMER. FEBRUARY 19, 1915 .
FILMS AND DANCES BROKE UP HOME, IS HUSBAND'S STORY Maniac Leaps m imiw ifiiia ihti h ti ih tii iurr -r--t flwaif-wnmrt-niiii r,"--r"- " -t- i i ruifh rrwir riTyw.-ff-'VffHir ft A ni ai -- ' p ... .,.w.MU,,....lw,MiMnu. y ,..,,V,LT-- MOHICAN II 90-102 GOLDEN HILL STREET i ;!arge Three Xayer Cakes Jelly Filling 15c Each From Train 9 S'ATItUFI A V wil have a few of our new departments in operation. And HI Uiiifril wui be able to take care of our trade without any inconveni ence. We will have as usual some exceptional big bargains for the; thrifty house wife. This stdre will close at noon Monday. ' a WE SOLICIT YOUR PATRONAGE. 4 TO ST. M. BEEF Prime Rib Roasts ISc1 Fresh Pork Loins ? . Ib 120 Fresh Pork Shoulders, t, . . .-, . Ib 12c Lean Pot Roasts . i . ...... lb 12C Prime Rib Roasts Baef. u, . i V lb 18c Fresh Sliced Liver . . . .-. . '. . v- . lb 8c ' Fancy Roasting Chickens..:.' lb 20c Fresh Plate Beef : ... . lb 9c Short Legs Lamb . . . . . . . . .. lb 14-C Rib and Loin Lamb Chops . . . . VR 1 4 C r Plate Corned Beef ...... . . lb lOc 1-4 -APPLES - Best Baldwin Stock V : Gcqt30cpk Best White : Good Mild;v:.;.- v l "7 I Best Pure v ?Rf f Compound. ... . . Mb Cheese . . . . , . ,1b 1 f 5 rLARD. . . . . 21bs. ,York State -E Pimento Cheese Ib 23 C Best Elgin i . I Foil line of all Jtinds of Fancy riUowa-T ' Tt w&l Cheese, Ib Imported and lomestlc Crier-se. creamery .... ID ; 1 ' I 111 . . . 1 . . ." . . Fresh Made CI ' Florida Rich, Old Assorted Qf Buns. is Dos. JC Celery. . bch -9v Cheese.. Ib Cup Cakes dz. coffee & Hot House 4 Y)m Eng. Dairy M'k Assorted 1 Of cakes eaO . I U Lettuce hd ,u G Cheese . . Ib y PIES each . Best Maine 1Sc Potatoes" . . . . pk. Fancy Florida 250 Oranges... . . Doz. New Bermuda' OinONS... .... Ib RASPBERRIES AND BLACKBERRIES ., . . .18c Whipped Cream Off PUFFS . . Doz. y w V, Fresh Jelly Xf , Doughnuts ; Doz. M t . ... - , mum K - - niii ii grt t - mi niftiiir - -f -"--"("'" -;vMirrM-i uniiii l .., r mmm mimr at iMnifi f.l ilinj FIRE RAGES OVER ROOM " WHERElFIVi ARE LOCKED ' C6ntinue8 From Hrst Page.) then borne to 'his" ears and, dropping out of his" bunk, he "tailed to theoth ersl ' " '- j'; - r' " Wake ,up, . boys! . For God's sake, wake npf The building's en fire." t Tote Was one of the first awake and nipi.f himself 'with aUJhis strength against the ,, barred door of the cell room. : rThe loclc, 6n the iron gate held .fast resisting all his efforts to budge it. The place'? was in absolute dark 'ness no light being allowed the men in the "cooler" and while Tote sought 'to push in the dpor jtheNOthers groped aboyt.for t means of escape. . 3el;1y at last "happened on the piece of iron pipe standing in . one corner " of the " cell room. Tote, who is over six feet ' in'height and a giant in strength, im. anediately seized oii the' .pipe and climbing on the bunks in the cell room began an assault on the .ceiling above. fThe roof of. the cell room was un sheathed and Tote soon had an open ing. made but as he pushed his bat tering ram through, a rain of sparks and pieces of burning wood fell about his head and shoulders and into the celt" -' '--W - ' -Littered about the cell room were told newspapers and other, wrappings j that, the five men as well as previous occupants of the room had used for .rwoi-incrH. ' The dropping sparks set ; lire to these papers? -and the others were ousy Keupog nia . 1. uuo.t while Tote with his pipe worked over . head.' When he had -made a hole in the floor the other tried to push him through- but the hole was ' not large enough. Tote's head and ; shpulders ' and his hands and arms were severely burned as he tried to climb out. At last he had to give up and drop back. "Then," said Stanton,? we lost heart i, for a-minute. Brisket was the small est of us and I told Tote, the big fel low, to- boost him through the hole. He pushed Brisket up in no time and Brisket began, trying to pull up the boards to makefile hole larger but he V couldn't. Then' he. ran to the win dows and began xo can neip- ana 'fire.' He couldn't get out of the build ing. Then. w pushed Smith up and .io.s he- was stronger than Brisket he : pulled up some boards until the hole was big enough for Tote to get - through; Tote pulled' me and Kelly ' ' out then.? The room we got into was all on fire and the plaster kept drop ping off the ceiling and letting sparks - down all over us.. There wasn't any time to get our. clothes. " Tote was go ing back-after the pipe he left In the cell so that he could,break the door down, when some "men broke in and let us out. ' I was baref o"oted and did net have any coat or. overcoat until m. man from the rubber works told the electmen to gat some things for me. -102 GOLDEN HILL STREET - v 9 TO 10 A. M. v Porterhouse, Sirloin, Round , 25c Value. STEAK- vlblSc Lean Smoked Shoulders . . i .' . lb 11c Swift's Fancy Fowls. .... . . . rib X7c Prime Chuck Roasts ......... Ib 14-C Native Veal Roasts .... ... . ; lb 1 6 C Rump Roast Beef . . ... . . .... lb 14-C Rump Corned Beef . . . . . '. ;; Ib ,14c Fresh Ground Hamburg, . , 2 lbs. 2S C Forequarters Lamb . Ib lOc Fresh Pig's Kidneys . . . ..... lb Be Solid Meat Stew Beef . ..... Ib 15c BUTTER 'Best Headowbraok 34 c Pound 3 ?s $1.00 GRAPEFRUIT Special ' s SALE . 9 FOR-25c; We will Jnt on sale lOO boxes ot Jjtage Sweet Juicy Navel Oranges for Saturday at 2 dozen for thirty-three cents, These, are our regular 25c doen Oranges. DOZEN 33 0 Can 1 H I PEAS, CORN " aW I TOMATOES. MONOGRAM Whiskey full qt. Duffy's Malt 7Q Whiskey. . ; Rot. s. I haven't any stockings now." . . , Stanton claims he lost his right arm and part of his right side through necrosis. He wears a big silver plate oh his right side where his arm is gone. He says his home is at 61 Spruce street. New Bedford, and that he has been tramping about, the coun try looking -for work. '""'''I '-', He said he had ,only $2 left and decided that he could, not afford to spend anything more for lodging until h got work. 1 . ' y. , To'te claims, to have been tramping through the country looking for work as farm hand. Smith said he has been out' of work three months -but was . walking ' to ': New Haven where he expected to get a job. He said he had 75 cents in his trousers' pocket which he lost.' He claims to have been with Admiral Schley when he sank 'the Spanish fleet off Santiago. He said he .lost his honorable dis charge from ' the navy with his ' coat which; was burned. Kelly , was walkr. ing from the 'opposite direction.- He reaqhed , iliiford- lajst night after walking- inv from Waliingf ord. ,':V ," All ' the; inenf were given" makeshift clothing and this morning the select- zrren. decided to give them small sums of money in consideration that they release the town of all liability. The men all -signed gladly and took the money. They.would not say how much the selectmen gave them. Dr, C JC Tote had several days" growth of san dy beard on his face and heavy sandy hair, much pf which was singed off. How the Are started has not - yet beeri determined. The building . was burned to the ground. Only a portionyj of the left wing was left standing-but this part also is a ruin. The firemen directed their Streams on this section of - the building "because it contained the vaults with priceless papers, the records of the town for 275 years. This Is a comparatively modern vault and because the firemen constantly"-, kept water playing on it, it is believed that it did not become heated enough, to damage the papers. 1 . ; -. The old vault in the east wing of the building is still standing and the fire men threw as much water as possible on thatr The safes in the town clerk's andtax collector's offices fell into - the cellar. . . , Walter Ei. Marsh, an expert on safes who has been in business in Bridge-' port for 22 years, was on the scene early this morning. He is of the opin-i ion that the .contents of the vaults and the safes were not seriously damaged by the fire. He recommended ' that the selectmen not attempt to open the vaults until Monday morning. He fears damage from combustion if the vaults are opened before they have thoroughly cooled. - The loss to the- building outside of possible Joss of records, and the fur nishings of the building, is placed at $50,000. There is $16,000 insurance on the structure. With the exception of the ruined west side which will have to be torn down, the once stately white structure, for years one of the show places of the old town, is now a heap of blackened ashes. , - ' Members of George Van Horn post, G. A. R., and the Sons of Veterans had , a social in the' town assembly Khali In the bujlding last night. Ev erything appeared all right when Janitor Fox locked " up the ' hall at 11:30. Half an .hour later members of Seaside Gouneil,. Royal Arcanum who were paying a fraternal visit to Volunteer council of Milford left the 8 TO 10 A.M. SHOULDERS Fresh Pork 4 EGGS , Strictly i'resh Gathered 30eDoz- S lbs. Granulated Sugar. 2 Boxes Matches ....... 1 Box- Seedless Raisins '. ; t Can Tomatoes 'i ,. . . . X Can Tomato Sonp, i . . 1 Bottle Catsup . ; . : 15c .'lOc , . . lOc . . 12o 8c ; . . io . - 9 O C VALUE For S c AND ; . .N . . 25c 3 Cans Mohican Pure Catsup 16 oz. bot; Mohican Special w COFFEE l ib Can 1 hall across Riyer street and went to the railroad station. ' There was no sign of . fire then. Hardly had . the Bndg-eporters reached the , station when they discovered the fire. Wil liamson, Bent and Hart ran back and released the men then after rousing the neighborho'odv ran to the station again and caught the train for Bridge port. - - ' . . ; It took a long time for the. citizens of Milford to awake to the fact that their most prized building was- burn ing down. Mrs. F: A. Sumner of 21 River- street first 1 telephoned the alarm to the firemen. Arctic Hose company of Milford- came arid found a hydrant near the town hall frozen. Fort Trumbull beach company was called and the Auto Chemical 1 Co. from Stratford and steamer company No; 2 from Crescent avenue i and Chemical No. 1 from fire headquar ters in Bridgeport. ... The assisting firemen . found how ever that the flames had spread up through the arch in the center of the building leading to the. cupola and there mushroomed, out ' into - other"" parts of the structure- The dry as tinder timbers of the-, old -building proved easy food f er the flames. The town ball was built-in 1-840. In one of the vaults is the old silver service which - has been1 used for two cen turies in the old Plymouth church. It is not believed,, the, - silver was dam aged. -' ' : .150,000 RUSSIANS OUT OF FIGHTING," IS GERMAN CLAIM -Berlin, Feb. 19 By wireless to Sayville, N. Y. Further reports con cerning " the German, victory of ; the Mazurian Lakes in East Prussia make it apparent that the Russian defeat was a' severe one., - German : military officers in -Berlin ' doubt whether much" remains -of about five Russian army corps which were, engagea in the recent battle. While the Russians may have saved Some of their artillery thought quick retreat, it seems certain, army - men say, that Russian troops tothe'num ber of at least 150,000 are nd longer to be reckoned" with by the German armies. ... , The clearing of the Austrian crown land of Bukowina of the invaders also is taken by German officials to mean a Russian defeat on . the other ex treme wing of the operations in the east. ., 1 , EDWARD B. LEAVENWORTH Death came suddenly last night to Edward B. Leavenworth, at his home, 1151 Hancock avenue as the result of an attack of apoplexy. The arabu lance corps was called but the strick en man had succumbed several min utes before it reached him. Medical Examiner S. M. Garlick was. notified of his death. Mr. Leavenworth, who was a teamster by trade, was well known throughout the city. . t The mystery surrounding the 'disap pearance of- the school'' supplies from Long-fellow school was olved todaj -when -Special Officer Connors found, 15-year-old John Murphy, of 911 - Maple- wood avenue, helping- himself." i Fairfield Madman Escapes Keeper On Way From Nor wich State Hospital Norwich, Conn., Feb. 19. William Petroski, of Falrfleld,' Jumped frotn a' moving xpress train near Westbrook thia morning while being- taken from the -state hospital for the insane at Norwich to Bridgeport and escaped. Petroski has not been seen since, al-, i though evidences have been found near the place where the man escaped which would indicate that, he , may have reecived fatal " injuries. Petrosal, was admitted as a patient to the Norwich hospital, Dec. 31, 1914. on an order by the Judge of probate of Fairfield because Jie hd threatened to kill his. family and himself. A lu ancy adjudged him insane and danger, ous. ... , V Dr. iPollock, superintendent . of the institution stated to the Associated Press over the telephone this after ! noon , that jPetroski had caused no trouble whatever while he was a pati ent in the hospital. . Two weeks ago Petroski's, attorneys seeurad a habeas corpus "writ and he'was instructed "to produce Petroski in the superior court for Fairfield County. . ' .' Petroski - was taken to Bridgeport two weeks ago and presented before the superior court which heard argu ments to have Petroski set at liberty. Dr. Pollock gave his opinion that while the : man had shown no symp toms of insanity during his confine ment at the hospital he ought not be discharged.. s The court continued the case for two weeks and Petroski was to have been presented before the court again,' today. , The train was between two i and three" miles from . Westbrook when Petroski asked . leave 'V to go td the toilet. While he did so the officer in charge stood outside' the door. When Petroski did not come out' the officer suspected that something was wrong and on investigation showed the win? uow oi inSiiouei was open ann re troski . was nowhere to be seen. It became evident that ' Petroski had had made his escape out of the win dow whilte , the train was going 3 5 miles atf hour. The alarm was given and when the train reached Clinton members of the section were dis patched to look, f o Petroski or his body. About" a mile east 'of West brook station the railroad men came upon rf ootmarks, blood and a cap "which it is supposed . belonged to Pe troski, but neither ' the man , nor his body could be found. Petroski was about 35 years of age .and came here from Poland about iS years ago. , OBITUARY HRS. PHOEBE JT. NEAR. Mrs. Phoebe J. Near died yester day at; the . home -ofj her daughter, Mrs. George Hall, 297, Beach street Mrs. Near, -who, was 74 years of age, Came to Bridgeport 19 years -ago from Haverstraw, N. Y:, where she spent the greater- part of her life. She had lived with her daughter since coming to " this city. . Besides Mrs. Hail, , two . sons, Charles and Louis, six " grandchildren and two great grandchildren survive -her. ' -PRANK GELSONl Frank J. GilsorK an old resident of the North. End, died suddenly yester day at the home of "his daughter, at 125 Marion street, where he had been living, of late.. He is survived by his -widow, three sons and three daughters. . ' ,. ' EIWAR1) BENJAMIN. The funeral of . Edward Benjamin was held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from his late residence, - 40 Savoy street and;". was largely attended by relatives . and friends -ot the aged man who had spent the 84 years of his life in this section. The burial was in the family plot in Union Cem etery, -Stratford. JAMES CALDWELL. The funeral of James Caldwell, the little son -of -Mr. and Mrs. James Caldwell, was t held from the home pf -his parents! 320 Bunnell street at 2 o'clock this afternoon, ? Many friends of the lad attended and- there were - a number1 of beautiful flowers. Burial - was In St Michael's , ceme tery. ' . : v. The fortification appropriation bill, carrying a total of $6,060,216, was re ported to the House. . This entire Bankrupt Stock of Fine Clothing, Overcoats, Fur Coats, Balmacaans, Mackinaws, Suits, Pants, Boys' and Children's Suits, Overcoats and Furnishings Goods, Hats, etc., etc to be sold at YOUR PRICE. This sale starts tomorrow. j Between OPEN SATURDAY EVERY EVENING Salesman Tells Court How the Movies Came Into - His Life His wife's-fondness for dances and moving pictures caused Leslie Bailey,, a salesman for the Star Shirt ,Co., to appear ibef ore Judge Webb in ' the superier court thi3 afternoon to seek a divorce. , Bailey, who is a dapper young man, said that his helpmeet, whose . name, -ifvas Rose, couldn't be persuaded "to stay home at night. Shortly, after they were- married in 1907 and when they were living in Saranac Lake, N, Y., the wife de veloped a craze f or dancing. She wanted to trip a few measures everS night unless she decided to visit ' one of the film palaces. Bailey was em ployed in a clothing store at the time and was too tired at night to care for leaving the old fireside. ' He found her at a dance one night in 1908 and ordered ; her home. There was a quarrel which resulted In Mrs. Bailey leaving her husband. ' ' Then Bailey -went to -work in Syracuse, N; Y. and lost track of his wife. . He came to this city in 19,11 Supt. Thomas Purdy of the Star Shirt Co. said Bailey was' a young man of good habits. He - declared Bailey had been living as a single man since 1911. ' s ' V .,. "I'm afraid this man has not made a - very , diligent effort to find out where his wife" is," declared Judge Webb, after Bailey admitted he had not- written to 1 the girl's" father to try and locate her. The court said he would continue- the case in order that" Bailey, might make an , attempt to get some , information from his fatherr-in-rlaw regarding Mrsi Bailey's whereabouts! The court thought she ought to have notice so she could contest the case if she desired. . BLOCKADE MAROONS AMERICANS IN PARIS London, .Feb. 19 About 100 Amer icans are marooned in Paris and un able to cross the English Channel because of the cancellation ' of sailings due to - the German submarine, .block- ade They have communicated their plight to Walter Hines Page, Ameri can ambassador .here, . through the embassy in Paris and Mr. Page , has arranged with, the American line to hold ths steamer New York, due to sail Saturday from Liverpool, ' until Sunday.- The marooned Americans in the French capital have' made ar rangements to cross"- from Havre and the day's delay in the. sailing of, the New York will permit them to make their . connections . .with- the ,; liner: STATE DEPAETMENT . AWAITS GERMANY'S REP,LY:T0 PROTEST Washington, Feb. 19 The officii! text of Germany's reply to the Unite States 'note warning" against damaR to American ships in the naval war zone about the British Isles had not been received at' the state ' depart ment today; in fact there were' ncr advices from Ambassador Gerard that it had been delivered to him by the Berlin. foreign office, although officials know from other advices that' the German nete had . been delivered ' tc the American ambassador and is,, in fact, now on its way to America. . Officials - explained the delay was due to . the -cable situation. When the cabinet assembled for the usual Friday meeting, formal consideration of Germany's reply which had been expected did not . take place because there - were no advices from Berlin before the President, . On the official report of the text published yesterday, however, the general situation was discussed in formally." . ' '," COMMON, PLEAS DECISION : Judge Scott of the common pleas court handed down two decisidns to. day. In the suit of the Universal Motor Truck Co. of Detroit against Luther M". Wright of Nbrwalk he finds for the plaintiff to recover $629.63 on three notes. The .action was brought for $700. V - -In the suit of the 'Fairfield County National bank of Norwalk against Alfred E..' Hammer of Branford the court finds "ih favor of Hammer. It was alleged that Hammer had given' a $750 note "which was unpaid but -he denied-the charge, v. ' - , and continues lintil all goods are sold. Gold JStieet &l Golden TILL 11 P. M. TILL 9 P. M. -MIIIHilillllir",l lj pj Ipy ! s J "' I - , , I a. ....... .---,'- : &)ip All tiers- . We are not blinded by the fact that other sales are in progress, but we have a few remarks to make about this one. , V v ; ; . - V V -First, This sale is not an OUTLET for some manufacturers. There is no FRANTIC RUSH to get rid of these clothes so some one can meet the banker around the corner. There has been NO over-production. ; . It, is just a natural End-of-the-Season-Sale of clothes that are particularly durable. " -''-' OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF SUITS, OVERCOATS, YOUTHS' AND BOYS' SUITS ARE" REDUCED ' TO LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES , ALL TRUNKS AND $10.00 Coats now $5.00; $15.00 Coats now $10.00; $20.00 Coats now $15.00 v , Advance Spring style in hats.- All the shapes, styles and colors are here, $1.50, $2.00 The CWMmi I mm 929 MAIN; STREET, Linked By Telepiioii Your Doctor, the Police, Friends and "Tradespeople, you have the quickest ..means of reaching any or all of them if you are one of the thousands of links in the endless telephone chain. , . - .-.',-.. . H AVE TO U A T ELEPH O NE. IN YOUR HOME? WANT ADVERTISEMENTS ONE CENT A WOED frjBt ,.-MB-0t.llJH BAGS AT HALF PRICE CORNER BANK STREET "1 o -1111 StFeeC NOTE YELLOW BANKRUPT SLIPS ON WINDOWS.