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FAIRFIELD ASTIR OVER SUFFRAGE III TV0 BIGEETlllGS ra-Sufflragists Make fetter Demonstration of Strength . Tnat Their Opponents. (Special to the Farmer.) STRATFORD PLAYERS SCORE III SERIES AGAINST MILFORD Cupheags Victorious in Two Contests - Architect . Briggs to Lecture (Special to the Farmer.-): Fairfield..- Feb. . 23 : -Suffrage and artl-suffrage has Fairfield agog. In yolnt of numbers, those who want the eqnal fraarehlse are making i greater demonstration than the "w Tm mpjRtiTiors were held veft terday. In the afternoon the oppon ents or equal irancmse . yaurereu in HiwHii.m And listened to reftsnns why ; Connecticut c women should not toother then selves with the toallot. Mrs. William B. Glover was. the prin cipal speaker. About 5 attended. In the evening-, about 350 persons a.t onrtey t.h meetiocr of the toro-suf- f regrets. J Mrs. Thomas Hepburn and Mrs. Carlos Stoddard of New Haven, were the speakers. They dwelt, on .- nWHhf . of women to hold impor tant public and civic posltlonsy. point ing' put the emciency oioome mnneu are circulating , petitions about' Fair- field and they have received the The selectmen . will meet; this after-. noon andvit is believed an effort will !ho -ma iio try a.Amat ' town legislation agninst unmuzzled dogs.' ; During the . lj5t. -few davs several cases of : dog- bites have been reported. One dog has een shot,, and Is toelieved to have had rabies. " A class initiation of the TJaquowa. Tribe of Red Men will toe held on the evening of ..March 5. A tanquet rin hA Bsn-pil in the rooms of -the Red- Men and the first - and second ilpfms will -be worked under Hie directifcai. of Harry Henderson.. A 'whist, pinochle and dance were held.laat night by the Ladies" auxii-.,-,r -e fhr- H"jT-fild Ftre Department. S. Entertainment was provided. . and refrsfaments were served. s tat it! ATiorjnn. a. Tjhotorraher, died yesterttey morning o.t his home on ettrfa mni- TT4 was- 37 vears old. Anderson is survived by his widow; a son. Earl, hiss mother, Mrs. John An derson and two sisters, Mrs. ' Altotrx Aarmterg ana Jars, jjayia Aiaine. J. no funeral will bo ajeld weanesa&y roora-a-- Tav -Dc-iU rfr buried in Worcester, Mass. ., The : deceased was in photo--nrTr, -t-n "Rfiriswvirt ior MHTOlHl 1 ij . - . - ' ' w - . 'years, coavctactSng Ms own studio and also being assoocaatea wixn -ti. uor- Marshall, Dead in Bermuda, Visited Old Home Here Recently The body of 3om Marshall, tfae- weftlthy hat manufacturer who uieCL OHT Sunday in Bermuda, is expecxea to T-r-5 In tM3 1 country within a iSW days. John SEarahall was a ' menSer ! of ths James Marshall Brothers, " hart i manufacturers, who fonnded -their-inns - Iness to. this ctty. The members of the tJBtrm , we- James, . Robert and " Jehn Marshall," " of which' - John, ' who -ws ! about 60 3sars et age, was 13ie j;oung- est. . About a year ago the firm was i seorganiKeol vand became known as the ' L MaLTEb9.il XJnaited instead, of the James Sforsha.ll ' Brothers, It was inadver (tenilyi stated in i yesterday's Farmer ; that the firm htad recently failed. ' The j firm has never failed and its owners I have - acquired considerable ' wealth -Orajughit. t The Marshall "bfothers were the sons of John MaBShall, who is well remcra : bered in this city .as a picture frame ' manafacturer. ; - - - " The deceased attended school with the late TyrvriA and Charles Read and with a number . of , other prominent people ! of the city. -.Those who knew ' him as a man speak of his exceptional ly fine character, his charitableness and his love of his .family, which, be sides' his wife, ! who was Miss Anna. Owens of this city, is composed of .four children,-" a son and three daughters. Fhilando Aisbott is a brother-in-law of James Maxshall Hind was & .close friend of John JTsrahalL ' Mr. and Mrs. Marshall visited Bridgeport -hot some three weesa ago, and although Mr. Marshall had been in ill health for the past five years, the news of Tri death came as a distinct shock to his numerous friends here. MEN OF ORATORIO ' SOCIETY'S CHOKES TO HAVE TOXIGHT A special reiiearsa of the Bridge port Oratorio, society' for the men of i the chorus only win be -condooted thla evening Jbey Dr. Mees,' the societTs popular oondoctor,; -a Warner - hall. Giving up the entire, evenins to the male voices is in reality equal in in struction value to three of the usual rehearsals . when. . pr.. , Mees time Is divided among' the 'entire chorus. The members of the ahoras ore tiuislastic in "The Damnation of Faaet," the. subject of this ' society's second concert of; the winter to , be given within a few weeks. . Dr. Mees will later dewote an eve ning's rehearsal exclusively to the la- , dies of the chorus, the same as he lIs doing with the men this evening. New -Xork, Feb. 33. Opening. Re (omption of trading in stocks after the double holiday was characterized by igvaafcer weakness m all parts , of the I'list, the local market taking lbs cue ,from Ziondon where Issues were lower. Declines ranged from 1 to 2 points in I Important 'stocks, united Stool show- Jlng more steadiness than any other of .the speculative favorites. American i Car and Seaboard Airline preferred ufeH to their new minimum and. Balti more A Ohio .and New Taven were -within fractions. Miscellaneous shares also weakened. I . Noon -The early trading, which came largely from interior sources and represented an accumulation of or Aam mmf tha hoi id a. v. canjud tnwnrH ; the end of the first hour ( stocks to re cover a substantial part of their loss. Toward midday, however, liquidation was resumed, in. more moderate vol- Lume, some prices going under their early declines witn .Baltimore s umo and Southern Railway preferred touching their misbmun. , Foreign ' conditions continued to exercise a de- , cidedly averse influence investors i showing no inclination to make pur- ! chases in the tense situation now pre i ratlins'. Stratford, , Feb. 23 The seventh game in the .series of the billiard tournament 'between the Mllford Wheel club ' ana the, Cupheag cluto took place last evening at .the Mll ford club. In billiards . William I Booth of Stratford defeated Louis Lockwood of the Wheel club 100 to 52 and in pocket-billiards. Charles Dosch of the Cupheags won over hisj opponent- Louis Lockwood, 100 to 9 7. i The next game will be played in Mll ford on Monday, March 1st. . ' . On neat Friday' at" the Stratford public library, - Architect Warren R, Briggs of Broad street, Stratford, will deliver the lecture. : His subject will be "Wonders of 'Construction.' No. doubt , the lecture' will be mostinter estingr as Mr. Briggs is well qualified to talkvon - the -subject' of construc tion work. ".,,. Mr. Briggs was they ar chitect .for tbe Bridgeport railroad station, the . Fairfield county -' court house and, many other, large .(build ings. .- The lecture . will begin at 8 o'clock. ' v" " The. Odd Four, ' which held such a I successful valentine dance -masquer ade recently C in Stratford, is to hold another in the Stratford ' auditorium on March E. ' This is to be a mas querade affair. Kearne orchestra I will furnish . the orchestra. ;,; The charity dance given last even ing" under the auspices of the Tax payers Improvement club, was large ly attended and i was' a success both financially, and socially. I .: The service at the Christ Episcopal church " on Wednesday evening, will commence at 7:30 o clock. Revj Mr. -Dwyer of New- York," will foe the preacher. HOLD WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY PARTY AT I. 0. 0. B. MEETING Children of Members and Friends Gather at Hall to Observe Patriot's Anniversary Children of the members of Bar. many Idge, No. 711, I. O. B. B., and their friends gathered to Harmony, hall yesterday afternoon at the, Washing ton's birthday .party in .the observance of which. Harmony lodge: enjoyed the distinction of being the pioneer of the district that includes- New, York state. the New Efcigland states and the east ern part of Canada, , . . '-' - Maxmilian Stein, president of :Har- mony lodge, . said, in opening the pro gram, that the Independent Order of B Nai B'Rith endeavored to foster pa triotism as well as pbilanthrophy and it is the 'aim of BSarmony lodge to unite the people of the Jewish faith In this oommurdty. ' Rabbi David Levy of the Park avenue temple delivered & short address on "The ILJfe of Wash ington. Charles Bjerrmann enter tained the children with feats of magic and ventriloquism. Dancing and games followed and es pecially 'attractive were the exhibition dances given by the children. Lun cheon was enjoyed and music was fur nished by GUmore's orehextra. Harmony hall was handsomely dec orated with patriotic ornaments and each of the children received souvenirs or the occasion. Prizes were awarded to the winners of games. The committee in obarm consisted of: : Mrs. Joseph GUnmn. hairman: aiirs. jsaac .moss, Mrs. c&arles H. Sha piro, Mrs. I. J. Goldman, Miss Una Oelsner, Mrs. Harry A. -Goldstein and ixiss xcotalle Rosen. " . oentlemen assistme- were? Tonnn Moss, Abe Ti Kline. T. J. . Goldman. Samuel Greenstein, Charles H. Shapi ro, Machael Shnlaoskr, Joseph G Sha piro, Henry. Harris, Max Frank, David Altman and B. Rubinstein, with the enterjajTmient' and house committee of narmony loose: . :. Among the events scheduled for th coming month is an address , by A. H. iromenson, eoator of 'The ' Drnr." nf New "Sorfc, one of the ..bt known opsairera in inis secnon o- the conn- try, on March 7. A.,aeries of hi-montri- ly whists and. iJanoea will he announced soon.. --' - '.-". MEN'S LEAGUE OF OLIVET CHURCH IS JUST A YEAR OLD Immense Impression Has Been Made By ITew As- sociation on Civic Affairs. The Men's Ijeagne of Olivet Con gregational t church . has been in ex istence r about a . year, s During . that time the league has ' demonstrated that a church organization may take as much interest in public, affairs and exert-as much influence as a civic or ganization. . The league believes in developing the athletic and ' physical side of its members and for that end organized a tennis club last year of sixty, mem bers. It' has two basketball teams and a bowling dub with a waiting list of thirty. It has adopted an .innovation in lectures by. providing the audience with , a i substantial dinner and giving a literary and musical feast at the conclusion. i Among those who have talked be fore the club during the last year are Judge Carey of New Jersey; Fred Smith, International secretary of the Young Men s Christian association Charles Reynolds Brown. Dean of Yale; Messrs. Ford and Itastall, of the City Planning Commission of New York and Massachusetts, and the heads of important city departments. : Debates on commission form of government, city planning, good hous ing. and other live topics of the day have been held. , In keeping with the policy of pro- l Hi I In B ottles and "on Draught. Hie Bridgeport Branch ' 215 Housatonic Ave. ' Phone, Bridgeport 577 viding only the best entertainment, it has been arranged to give a Tale con cert to-morrow night in which a dou ble quartette from the Yale Glee club and a soloist ' from - the same club will participate.'; un Elsie Lovell, of New Xf)rk,a a pupil of Madame Soder Haeck of the Metropolitan Op era, considered one of the best con traltos of the coming generation, will sing. . .The ; Symphony String quar tette will assist.. i March 18 has been selected as the date upon which Dr. ' J. S.' Kirtley of Chicago will give his lecture on The Barefoot Kingdom." - This lec ture , deals with the problem of the boy.' Virginia Powell of 'New Tork, reader . and reciter, - who made a dis tinctive "hit" at the last two or three sessions of the Chatanqua assembly has been engaged for April 18. In May, the league will start Its outdoor activities with baseball, tennis, etc OIIE DEAD; MAI1Y HURT 111 FIRE III BIRMINGHAM HOTEL Birmingham, Ala.. Feb. 2S. One unidentified inmate of the Windsor Hotel was burned to death and sev eral others were injured in an early morning fire here to-day. " Hotel au thorities fear other guests may have perished. Several stores and other buildings near the note were Durnea. ix is estimated the damage will exceed $200,000. . .. UPHOLD TAFT III WITHDRAWAL OF RICH OIL LANDS Washington. Feb. 23 President Taft's withdrawal of oil lands in Cali fornia and Wyoming in 1909 without empowering legislation was upheld today by the supreme court and en try claims of individuals and corpor ations valued at - hundreds of mil lions of dollars were annulled there- ! Farmer Want Ada le a word ABEL R. KIVIAT, the champion middle distance runner of the world, says: 11 shave used beer moderately for the past four -years during my career as a runner. I have found it to be of great value as an aid to digestion, and honestly believe that it is beneficial and without question a body builder. I drink beer moderately while in training, es pecially with my principal meal of the day." - Good, wholesome beer, used in moderation, increases strength and vitality, tones and invigorates the nervous system, stimulates the appetite, aids and promotes digestion. A glass of beer, taken regularly with your meals, will do much to preserve your health, and develop Strength and Vitality. , , -.,-.,.,.-. Good, wholesome beer, when used in moderation, cannot be ' considered an alcoholic beverage, because the small 'amount of alcohol it contains is completely oxidized without the slighest injury to the tissues. - - , . , x , ' It is nourishment in an agreeable ; form, and, by virtue of its peculiar combination and proportion of carbo-hydrates, phosphates? small percentage of alcohol (naturally; produced) and natural carbonic gas,, is most valuable. ' v . : ; n Th Beer Thcct Satis ftcs is a beverage of absolute purity. It is a safe drink, because, unlike milk and water, it cannot carry deleterious germs; it gives vigor to the body, is a constructive, not destructive agency, and adds to one's strength and endurance when intelligently used. - Knickerbocker Beer is made of the highest quality ingredients and is subjected to the various processes of Brewing, Filtering, , Aging, . Bottling and Pasteurization, assuring a finished product that i3 unsurpassed by any beer made anywhere on earth. x Jacob luppert Krewery - . ' . Bits of $y Lake McLake Enquirer Space..' "WOit is a space writer?" asked the boob. v - , - ' : "A man who is preparing a book on astronomy," replied the wise guy. Huh! With all the fuel in the sun," Said our cook, Mrs. Daw; "Why is it when the day is done ' The night is often raw?" Occifer, Call a Cop!. "Why did you arrest these men?" asked the magistrate. "They wer having a milk shake," replied the policeman, "What were they doing ? asked the magistrate.. : "They were throwing dice to raffle off a cow," replied the policeman. - . Sure! ' For many hours, with other men, . He'll stand up at a bar. But he'll raise Hail Columbia when He stands up in a car. Paw Knows Everything. ' Willie Paw, what is. a title? Paw A title is something that- will sell a book or buy an heiress, my son. This U the Iife. Aubry Boll, who has been peddling for Martin, Huff & Co. for several years, has retired to his bowery west of town to feed his swine and equines and to listen to the bluebird's song in early spring. Exchange. - Here's Another Verse. . Dear Luke: I. am longing for the country where they still eat beans and pork. Where I can eat pie with a knife and never use a fork; And where the corn feds help to do the everyday housework Instead of handing mother the dressed up parlor shirk. . N I. M. Dun. Byplay n n I ' . Botried at the Third Ave., 90th to 92d St., New York Things to Worry About. . SHxe Vierwaldstatterseesaloiisshru hnn h n rnnferaktenconconkurrenzgesell- schafbureau is the name of a German steamboat company operating In Swit zerland. ... ' '"" Names Is Names. . , ' ' Miss tma Ford lives at Portsmouth, O. i ..- - - Daily Health Hint. Never stop to pet . strange, bushy tailed puss- cat that you meet In the WOOds. ' - ' ' Luka McLuka'Says: Any girl would 'rather have a thick head than have her anklea that way. What has.become of the old fashion ed girl who. usedto get her. fellow to save his-cigar ashes for -her so she could use them to clean her teeth? Mother; has two or three fits when she discovers that the water pipes are frozen. ; But' father can't see - anything to' worry about as long as there are a few cold bottles In the ice box. , When A man starts out to reform the world he always leaves himself for the last job. . ' ! X - "Embonpoint" listens better : than fat," but it' weighs Just as much. It is an easy matter to criticise, but it takes brains to educate a herd of performing goats.' ; Talking about second hand goods, a New York woman has just married her seventh husband. After going over the "funny" supple ments of the newspapers you get the idea that most of the cartoonists studied so hard learning to draw that they neglected to. learn how to spell. As long as a dog knows how to bark Mid wag his tail a boy doesn't care a hang if it hasn't any pedigree. Every man knows a lot of other men who haven't as much sense as he has and Who are making more money than he does. Things are not always what they seem. Many a complexion that looks like peaches and cream tastes like cal cimine. A princess wouldn't be able to talk at all if she was barred from using the word "cute." Aye, There's the Rub! , "Does she doubt your love, count?" " "Parbleu! Worse; she doubts my title." Exchange. . rewery Exclushreiy. ti!- TO topyrlsht.. Jacob Ruppert, J9X- its of Byplay By Loke McLuke Copyright, 192S,' the Cincinnati . 'i- .. - Enquirer; . si'; - - Paw Knows . Everything. Willie Paw, does money talk? ; Paw rYes, my .son. -And. when some people get hold of it it ..uses a, mega phone. ; '" - '". 4 " " '''.' Woman, i You are a problem, ' Luke admits. And solve you no one can ;. A mouse can scare you into fits, But you can blufC a man. - , Out. .'-.'." i . :.- ., . . Thought -to make a , fine i detective," observed the bill collector. "Why?" asked the boss.; . ""Because I am always finding people out," replied the bill collector. In Bad. Hardup: "It Said young I had some . dough " - I knough I'd "relieve lots of wough. I could walk down the street ' . And my. creditors greet And say, 'Fellows, here is what I ough.' ' , Romance. "Will you be my wife?" : pleaded Harold; ' "Oh I couldn't think of it," replied Gwendolyn. "What would people think of -my marrying a man who drives a last season's car?" "Marry me and I will purchase a 1915 model," implored Harold. "Darling," exclaimed Gwendolyn, "I am thine!" And so they were married and lived happily until the 1916 models made their appearance. - Betcha! The whole world loves the cheerful man Who never makes complaint; A sunny sinner's better than A melancholy samt. ' The Wise Fool. ' "You should never argue with ; a ehemtst," advised the fool. "Why 2" asked the sage.' y- 1 ? '4 ill i j 0W STRECT "Because - he. is almost certain ts nave a retort ready,", replied the fool. Fact.,,' . ( When we get counsel without price. We're certain to forsake it. ' Unless we're charged tor good advice , We never, want 'to take it. j t . v; . Names .Is Names. Miss Iva Prk-e ;. of Richmond, IndV has; just been married.. j . " I .:--. : ' : High (and Low. ' ' ' Silk stockings are expensive, nd ? The cost makes many sigh, " But silk socks arc much lower, fof They do not come so high. Our Daily Special. Lack of money is the root of mosf eviL " Luke McLuke Says: Once in awhile ou run into an olti fashioned man whose wife and whosa affinity are the same woman. A man never hollers for the benefit of tne doubt until he knows that there: is no doubt' as to his guilt. We all devote too milch time to what! Isn't and top little time to what is. Being polite means .to ftaud and lis ten to a mutt for a half hour and pre tend that you are -laughing at his jokes when you are really in pain and would like to tell the mutt so. " -; We spend one-half of our lives try ing to catch up with tomorrow and the other half wishing we could edga. back to yesterday. , Some men are . such poor guessera that they should be employed as um pires in summer and as weather fore casters in winter. There are all sorts of liars in tha world, including the man who drinks with you and then announces that ha would retaliate only he left his money at home in his other clothes. Give a. woman a chance to get a dia mond tiara in this world, and she'll take a chance on getting that halo ia, the next world. When a. girl paints a blush on hep eheeks she is advertising the fact that she has forgotten how to blush. There are, women and women. One kind can make the worry and work of making both ends meet seem a pleas ure. And the other kind can make ali mony seem a good investment. Somehow or other a homely girl doea not look so homely to you after you jr-a ;, to know her real well.