THE FARMER: FEBRUARY 27, 1913
FOO "17AR ZOHE"
Hundreds . of Tourists
Aboard - Chips - Leaving ,
Ilev York Today i.-, :,
New York, Feb." .27.- Five : iassen
ter liners bound for porta in the war
tone set by Germany around the Brlt
teh Isles are Included In. to-day's sail
ings from this port. Hundreds of
passengers were "aboard.; - '- '--?..' '""'?
TJt Lusitanla ; had. many -' cabin
passengers looked for Liverpool. The
A-merlcattr: liner- St Paul, , f or, -? Liver
pool; the Holland-American steamer
Rotterdam, for Rotterdam; the SXm
falne for, Hawe, and the KrlstiBtMt-
fjord for Bergen- -were the .-other Bi.il-
tllgS. . . ' i . . .-. ' . ' - -. y.
American flags and the wortls "Am-'
trican line"' In' letters four feethigh
tvera painted. b both sides of the St,
Haul's nun -LvvV uivrv AllKtm-Oll
1 Bags were pajstted on her bows. The-
Rotterdam -was marked for idem in -cation-
by lettering 'on - her- hull; giv
ing her name and .destitiation: , . . . ,
AUZianD society. -T
I Oil AGAIN TJCTESDAY
The trial of; Samuel Battler, charg
ed with having stolen-$140 worth of
.goods from the homes of "local so
ciety women,- will- be- resumed nsrt
Tuesday before Judge Williams and a.
jury in the- erimlnal' superior; -court.
The evidence was not finished yes
r . fi--wvTi - ' ; Detective i Ser
. gaast .Hall told of finding the goods
in Sattlers home.- . These articles
were identified by Mrs. Leon Iaw-
Ktnn aiyrt-- AT TT. MaVSe.' .! . . T
Several women, for whom Battler
had done housework, testified to his
-nwi h9rr4r. Settler will take the
etand Tuesday. Itr.is expected taat
he wiU' "repeat. hts," testimony given
in tiio - mhr pfturt when he , claimed
Mrs. Lawson and Mrs. Mayse'give
him the articles. . ., ;
r-.jv-1-i Hoffman, aeea'60 years, a re
TriBf.Kariicl died at his home, 506
Brooks street, this, morning, after a
inns illness. He was-well known.'aSjd
he commanded the . confidence i of
nrany r friends especially . in , -East
T,i r wnnrt A nati-re of Germany, he
came to Bridgeport when very young
and spent most or mn me in ;taa
Bridgeport." '' He was lae employed
with the American British Mfs-: Co.
Survfvirie him are a "widow.. tla-ee
daisd iters, Emma, wife of Andrew
Pchrieber; the Misses, Antoinette ana
Uarfraxet?; three sons,' -Alfred." Ezail
and. Otto, and three grandchildren.
Z x; MRa,'CiaiussA banks 'vj.:"
Clarissa, widow of George S. Banks,
of Katfton, : died yesterday afternoon
at tae homa of 'her nepnew, Dr. CI.
W. Osborn of 888 Broad street, this-city.-
Mrs. Banks, who was in her
80th year, having been bora on Spt
15, 1835, was - a native of Easton.
Since her' husband's death, 15 years
ago, Mrs. Banks has made her home
with her nephew. Dr. Osborn.. I the
greater part of the time. She is sur
vived by a number of nephews and
nieces,, in Eastpn. Bridgeport and vi
cinity., a ; Mrs. -. Banks' was wiIeiy
knowit? and liked n ftfals ' section.
Watls-she -had. been suf f ering .' f rom
heart, trouble . for some time, hor
death ; yester lay as .unexpected. ,
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mOYOLE STOLBV. ,
FAMILIES OUT OF
Anderson Will ; Complete a
Line of Business Blocks
:. From Broad ito Harrison
In accordance with a building per
mit granted to Percy P. , Anderson,
the widely , known real estate 'opera
tor, last night, ' he ' will remodel the
building at 310 Fairfield avenue next
that in which he now has his offices.
The building 'whic as -been 'used as a
dwelling will be extended to a line
with his presents offices and the Banks
building on -, the west 'side. ,-The
building will 'be three stories in
height and have glass plate and. yel
low, pressed .brick front with.-stores
on the ground floor and offices on
the floors above" ' . : 'T ..
The remodeling of the building. is
another step in the. progress of , busi
ness '-'along this thoroughfare , and
marks 'the .passing' of practically the
last of the old residences on the notch
si d,e-'' of the street in the block be
tween Broad; and' Harrison streets.
Time was-when these red brick build
ings witbA the " Wide verandas housed
the people who counted with the first
families f '$mcAtyr .-; -The ; growth of
Bridgeporta-3business. interests makes
them 'more valuable for commercial
purposes. . . . . '' ..
- Building permits aggregatizig 1 3"?,
156 were granted by the ibuilding
commissioners last night, - The other
permits follow. . , - r . ' , f-:
Abraham Ameel, three ; story tene
ment and stores, Ogden .and Hallett
streets;. Bridgeport Brass ." company,
one atory adition to .present -building
on . east 'side of EJast ;Maih: street;
Henry ; J. t NaaoV; three ' story frame
dyelling. Worth street; . Baftaio Mon
tonaro, remodel first ; floor, of tene
ment at ;; 80 v Lexington avenue into
store; ' Hendy ' Schtne, frame ; private
garage, Main street; J. Monaci, brick
adition to building on North Wash
ington - aveaue; Lake - Torpedo - Boat
company, : steel, and .wood oil house,
f ot ; of Seaview ' avenue; - Lake Tor
pedo Boat company, ; .brick machine
shopi, f oot C of Seaview avenue; JKu
dolph Lohr. one story frame shed at
38? Adams street; C 3. Brothertoh, to
repair dwelling . after fire, at, 21 and
2.T Cofield avenue; William j. Bock,
adidittoa to second story, porch in
Park avenue; .J. ; J McFarlanr, .Jr.,
two. story frame store, Hancock ave
nuie; Anna Kloncensky,' cellar ' wall to
move house on, north side, of 139
Grand ' street; Peter Johnson,- frame
rear porch ouu. preslses . in Wulmot
avenue; Frank Elczo. two story frame
coal shed, Wlllard street. . , .
;iry - XttLaura, of , "1237 -State
street, reported this morning to the
police ftfe&t "Thi3t bicycle; , hadi 5een
stolen :from of ;the ;houss at
my west Ojioeriy si-reei- a simuger
Was seen riding away with the bicycle.
. 'Scff Ilavcn.;: IVb. 27 Fors
cast: fair and con tinned cold t
nii'ht, : Sunday fair followed, by
. Oormcct4cut: JBair tonight and"
Sunday, strong northwest wines;"
" , A CA5tnrltsa.nce is cunsing ui-
'settlt'd weather with rain " or"
ttnow between the 1-tocky 'Mmii- -tains
and the Mississippi river; -n
area o fhigh pressure cential '
' ver Michigan is producins pleas
tut weather with low tempcr;i
tures in' the lake- region, and t ie?
i stern districts. HiH noi-tn-.
wet winds are ' refporU-tl alo ij;
the north "Atlantic coast. 1m'Ci- .
ing temperatooress extend as far
'south -as Tennessee.' -- -
AX3IA3rAC IXK 8ATCBDATJ
" -SuTt-'iriaeB tomwiuw . . oJ'Tsb.
" Sunesls today .'...-5:41 p. an.
. Tligh "water- today . . - 8:41 p. m. i
, - iioon getg '. . S :2 a. sn.
.'Ijow wa4 -od&y'--,.:..iS:07 '--a. m.
Son rises Monday . .:27 .. a.' n.
Kxm scto Sunday . . -.- S : 43 . p. m.
lEigh waterSanday '10:18 p. ax.
Moon-sets- Sunday ...5:55 a. m.
Low water Sunday . .- S:4 a. m.
: are 'important to the pa
tient, riot every size, nor
- fit will "do. " 'Stockings
made to order hold the
ruptured vein's and gives
. the right support and
't . prevent "painful ulcers.
When you need a new
i-New ' York, ' Feb.. 27j -Opening '
Advances ranging from fractions to
a point were recorded in to-day's ear :
ly . market .,- dealings,' Amalgamated
Oopper being the strongest of the ac
tive group. Trading was light and of
the usual week-end character, eug-
geeting v evening up the . contracts.
New York Central was the only im
portant issue .-J to ; reflect . pressure.
Specialties including the motor shares.
were strong, Willys-Overland gaining
three points. The- London market
for Americans was dull with mixed
gains and losses.- i
S08 Main St., Ilartford. 10 Rue St. Cecile, Paris.
wholesale: and retail leading milliners
WE AR DISPLAYING ALL THE AD
VANCED SPRING STYLES IN SATIN AND
SILK COVERED HATS, STRAW HATS OF
EVERY SHAPE AND COLOR.
75cStin Covered Hats . . ... . . . . . . . -, ... . 25c
$1.00 Satin Covered Hats ...... . . . . . . ...... SOc
$1.25 Straw Hats : .... 75c
$1.50 Straw Hats. . . , ; : : . SOc
Ribbons, Flowers, Wreaths, Fancy Feathers a.t
'.. - (Henry Clews. .
TH -mnTtav Tn.rlcet. in pjisv and loan
able funds are plentiful to good -bor
rowers. The Investment demBd, Ior
securities, however, is spasmodic, and
there is a disposition to await further
developments jn . roreignf nnancing.
Preparations are . being made for the
flotation of big war .issues, on the other
side, : and -this -unavoidably exercises' a
depressing effect upon the entire mar
it ''-; March dividend disbursements
are estimated at $116,000,000. Not
a few of our best stocKs are seiung
below intrinsic values at the moment,
but the - conditions are against any
permajnent advance f or the time be
ing. ,' The lmmeaiate outioos is ior
an ..iniiar mnrket. and- the anward
movement will undoubtedly depend
upon the continuance ... 01 . lavorauie
conditions., . .' '; ". ). j ' .
' To Hear Millionaire
.. Warden Here Tomorrow
GRAND JURY PROBE
TO AID MATIOfl III
New ' York, Feb. 27. Behind the
federal grand ' jury investigation in
progress to determine if there has
been systematic violation of American
neutrality . and customs laws, there
was said to-day to lie a determination
by the United States government to
make-: effective its stand against - de
tention of any American .vessel by- a
belligerent power on a suspicion that
contraband is in .the cargo. It was
explained . unofficially that - the gov
ernment's position in the -matter of
preserving neutrality would be made
more secure in the eyes of foreign na
tions by eBtablishing a policy of pros
ecuting attempts at such violations,
since such, prosecution wouldV in effect
it is pointed out, serve to place guar
antees upon, American cargoes that
thev were not contraband. : '
The documents in possession ; of the
Jury contain charges that the Ham:
burg-American Steamship Line had
attempted to use Norwegiatt merchant
ships as auxiliaries to - German , war
vessels on the Atlantic ' : ..C Y. -
Misstatements, in clearance " papers,
as to ports of call or destination! and
false statements in. manifests as to
the contents of cargoes are alleged
and the investigation, of the charges
being conducted is on the theory of
that such false statements constitute
a conspiracy against the United States
government. ' '
. Complaints are said' to have been
received by the federal authorities
that dozens of tramp steamers have
nailed with contraband 1 cargoes after
making illegal . manifests and .false
frtatements as to destinations. .' Ball
ings from other Atlantic porta trton
Nwv'York are--included within the
scope of the inquiry. - , : - - ;
Proposed Peace Party
Will Lleet Tomorrow
At the South Church
'Germany Will Win'
Says Ex-Eiear Admiral
- F. T. Bowles, TJv S. N.
Hon. Thomas Mott Osborne, better
known cs the ''Millionaire Warden" of
Sing -Sing prison, will speak tomorrow
afteraooni-at the new Poll's theatre at
Admission is free to all men and wo
men.:, poorswill be open at 3 o'clock.
Mr.--Osborao;-will speak on the great
problem of. prison reform and his wprk
at the ehig Sing prison.; . v- r i
An elaborate program has been pre
pared. Mayor Wilson will introduce
Mr. Osborne. ' Mrs. Susan. EDawley Da-,
vis ..will sing . Mr.' Osborne will bet the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. K. J. MacKenzie
and- party at dinner', at .the Stratfield
hotel.- -. ' . -j, ''..
'.Among- those to attend the meeting
will.: be .; city . officials, members of the
Manufacturers" association and the
Board ,of Trade. The Y. M. C. A. and
the Y." W. C. - A. have suspended their
usual "Sunday afternoon meetings and
will attend in a body as. far as possi
ble."! There-will also -be a number of
out of- town guests. ,1 . .. - V
A voluntary collection 'will be taken
with but one object in mind and that
will be to meet local expenses. ' ''"' '-'
Mrs. Susan Hawley Davis will lng
the "Ave . Marie," i from the opera,
Thais, Massenet, with violin bbligata,
and a group of songs, "Come Beloved,
by Handel 'The Dove," Tuscan, Folk
song; Irish Folk song, by Arthur Foot,
William E. Davenport will be at the
piano and Mrs. Georgie Smith' , Wall
will play the violin. . .... .
Over 1,000 signatures. . have beeii
placed to the local petitions advocating
equal suffrage which will be presented
at ' the hearing before the state con
stitutional; amendment, ' committee at
Hartford, March 3. The petitions- will
be at the -Sammis store and the Moly
neaux grocery store -Saturday evening
that others desiring to sign :will have
an opportunit yof doing so. ... , -. .
There will" be a meeting of the
executive - board of the Mary Silli
man chapter, D. A. R.v on Monday af
ternoon, at 2:30 o'clock at the. home
of Mrs.. George T. Hath o way, 800
Mtsi Glendower Evans of Boston,
the national organizer of the Woman's
Peace party, will address tne meeting
tomorrow afternoon, at 5 o'clock at the
South Congregational. -church., .. , 1
This is to be a. preliminary meeting.
and a mass meeting is to xouow some
time (iri April at. which the. speaker
will be Mrs. Fethick Lawrence oi xn-
don. . ; -, . ' ;
A number 'of the . most prominent
women of the country belong to the
organization, Its president being Miss
Jane - Addams of Chicago. - The tem
porary committee for Bridgeport is
composed of Mrs.-' Nathan, H. Heft,
Mrs. W. EJ. Seeley, Mrs. sJ. T. Davis,
Jr., and Mrs. SfC. Shaw. - . : -
The broad reasons for the movement
is shown in the preamble (to their plat
form: , -.':'''
. "As women, we are. especially the
custodians of the life of the ages. We
will not longer consent to its reckless
destruction. : . .
"As women, iwe are particufarly
charged with the future of childhood
and with the care ' of the helpless ; and
the unfortunate. , We (will not longer
endure without " protest . that' added
burden of .maimed and. Invalid- men
and poverty stricken widows , and or
phans, which war places upon us.
"As women, we have builded by the
patient drudgery, of the past , the basic
foundation of the home and of peace
ful industry. . ;We will not longer en
dure without a protest, that must be
heard and heeded by men, that hoary
evil which in an hour destroys the so
cial structure that centuries of toll
have reared. - . ; . i ;' , -'-
"As '.-women, we are called upon to
etart each generation onward toward
a better humanity. ' We will not longer
tolerate without determined opposition
that denial of. the sovereignty of rfa
son and Justice by which war and all
that makes for war today render lm.
potent the idealism of the race. ''-
"Therefore, as human beings and
the mother -half of humanity, we da
rnand.that our right . to be consulted in
the settlement df "quesflorls' concerning
not olone the life of individuals' but of
nations be recognized and respected."
The platform which they have adopt
ed follows! S ' V:, 1
"The purpose of this organization is
to enlist all American women in arous
ing the " nations to respect the sacred-
ness of a man life and to abolish wa.
The following is adopted as our plat
form : .. . ' - . ;, " " .
: "The immediate calling of a conven.
tion-.of neutral nations in the interest
of early peace. '
"Limitation of armaments and . the
nationalization of their manufacture.
"Organized opposition' to militarism
in our own country.
"Educaton of youth in the ideals of
"Democratic contr -1 of foreign poli
cies. , .. ' ..... '
"The further humanizing of govern
ments by the extension of the fran
chise to women.
' 'Concert of Nations' to supersede
'Balance of Power.' . - j
"Action toward the gradvral "brgan
iza,tion of the world to substitute Law
for War. :
"The substitution of an international
police for rival armies and navies.
"Removal of the economic causes of
war. . ' ' ' :.".'- ' . . '
"The appointment . by bur governs
men t ' of . a commission of men and, wo
meri;rTwith an adequate appropriation,
to promote international peace.?' ,
Boston. Feb. 27 -"The chance or a
siiccessful invas tora of England cannot
be lightly dismissed," said Bear, Ad
miral Francis T. Bowles, retired, - for
merly of the United States navy, in
an. interview -moon his return from
Ehirone. "I am convinced that - Ger
many, ultimately , will be successrnl.
The probable -sitnotion is that an the
allies are now ready to quit, and that
means not only France and Russia, nut
England; that 3ermany is ready , to
make peace1 with Russia and France,
hut never with England. The possible
consequences of sucb a situation are
easily discernible and merit the most
serious consideration by the people of
the United States."
SEEK TO PROTECT
Hartford, Feb. 27. Senator Mead of
Greenwich was heard yesterday after
noon by the fish and game committee
in behalf of Senate Bill No. '387 ana
House Bill No. 434 regarding the tak
ing of smelts in the waters of Green-
wichi "Senator Mead explained that
the billci design to protect, the fteh
along some three miles' of water front.
The bill provides that the fish shall be
taken only by hook and line and Sen
atoi-'MJLd said that persons, generally
aliens, were seining the fish in the
mouths of the river in the spawning
season. . The committee seemed gen
erally favorable to the bill. '
Mr, Woodward of Sharon,' a mem
ber of the commmittee, was heard for
a bill regarding the licensing of hunt
ers, its material change over the ex
isting law is that it would require
trappers ana fox Hunters to secure 11
censes. . Mr. Woodward explained that
his aim, was to ; require New York
hunters, more or less abundant in his
locality, to take out licenses. .
; Mr. Sherwood of Westport - advo
cated a bill introduced by . him. pro
hibiting the hunting of grey squirrels
witnln the limits of the Westport fire
district. He said that residents -were
greatly interested in, numerous tame
grey squirrels in the -district and the
bill was desired to prevent strangers
or otners from killing them.
SEARCH WOODS FOR
MISSING GIRL WHO
Police , and Boy Scouts of
New Haven In Fruitless
Hunt for Pretty Clerk
New Haven, Feb. 27 The disap
pearance of Lillian Cook, clerk for a
manufacturing concern in Dixwell ave-
le, reported to the police yesterday,
was unsolved today. Employes of the
factory, police and boy scouts today
are searching the country around West
Bock upon the theory that Miss Cook
has wandered away while suffering
from melancholia or had gone to the
Bock and killed herself. Miss Cook
came to this city from Brooklyn,; N.
Y., a year ago. She had been rooming
at the ;-Young Women's Christian, As
sociation out nad not made many ac
quaintances. ; :
On Thursday Miss Cook went to her
place of employment as usual. When
she did not return in the evening her
roommate opened an envelope which
was found on the table. The note en
closed, was addressed to Miss Cook's
mother and contained 335. -
At the , factory it is stated that a
revolver which had ben kept in a desk
drawer was missing. Miss Cook, on
several occasions, according to fellow
employes, placed the revolver at her
throat but they took this to be only a
I HE SilllTIl-MOORAV
THE CASH STORE V '
A- ' .... . .
Last Day of the
Now Is Your Time to Save Mone
There's a saving for you on every article in this sale.
Everything is worth more in value than what you pay for
it. Surely the shrewd buyer should take advantage of
this opportunity to save money, while there . is yet .time
to do so. : .
Every piece of merchandise is of good quality there
are no "bargain goods" just bargain prices, with every
article up to our usual high standard. Many lots have
been sold out but there are still many good bargains left.
Just come and SEE WHAT 25c WILL BUY HERE !
ssan 15-ranoisco, i"eb, 27 A report
of five Japanese - cruisers guarding
bouth Paciiie lanes of travel and
looking for the German cruisers Dres
den and Prince Eitel Frederick - has
been brought; here by Captain Wil
liam Stevens of the" British steamer
Maitai which arrived yesterday from
Sidney, Australia. Captain Stevens
said , he had been. In : communication
with several . of the Japanese ' war
ships while in the south seas and that
he had been told by radio to have
no fears for the safety of the Maitai
as the cruisers were within easy
At Tahiti, Captain Stevens said, he
had learned that the' Japanese cruis
ers made frequent calls at the French
islands. The cruiser Dresden was
the sole German survivor of the naval
battle fought off the Falkland Islands
with English ships. The -Prince Eitel
Frederick j has been variously report
ed on the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
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HONORED rAT MEET vOP
STATE nTSURAlTCE MEN
At the annual election of Officer
of the Connecticut Life Underwriters
Association held at Hartford yester
day, Bridgeport was doubly honored.
In that the president and secretary
are both Bridgeport men prominent
in the insurance world. Maximilian
Stein,, of this city, general agent of
the John Hancock' Life, Insurance Co.
was unanimously elected president.
Mr. Stein is well- known throughout
the ; state . He Is a very, prominent
fraternally and' is president of Har
mony lodge, I. O. B'Nai Brith.
Last night the delegates attended a
banquet . at the Hartford club. The
officers elected" . president, Maximil
ian Stein,') Bridgeport;; first vice-president,
George VW. Green, Waterbury;
second vice-president, . Eli G. Weeks,
Bantam; secretary and treasurer, A.
J. Edgar, Bridgeport; executive com
mittee, ' J. H. Thompson, Hartford,
James B. Mooney, Jr., Haxtfdrd; C.
E. Stocktor, Hartford ; L. F. Ritch,
Waterbury; G. W. Russell, "Hartford;
delegates to . the National Convention
at ', San - Franciso:' Maximilian, Stein,
A. J. Edgar, Winslow Russell, Lee C.
Robin, J. H. Thompson. ' r
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SETON GUILD SOON
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PETITION FOR LOWER
WATER RATES DENIED
BY P. U. COMMISSION
Hartford, Feb. 27. The petition of
H. E. Reynolds and others, alleging
that the rates -.of the Springdale Watei
company are ', unreasonable and re
questing : that reasonable rates and
charges be determined and prescribed
has been denied by utilities commis
sion. . ' .... .u , ... ...
The controversy arose over the an
nouncement that the company had in
creased its rate 66 2-3 per cent. The
petitioners alleged that the lower rates
had prevailed for several years, hav
ing been made when the houses sup
plied were not more than 2 5 per cent,
as nameroua as at present. It was
said that the advance in rates was ex
tortionate. The company alleged,- among other
things.that the advance was necessary,
owing to increased expenses in opera
tion, and said that" up to the time of
the petition the stockholders had never
received any dividends upon their in
vestment. ; ' ' t :'.' " ;
Farmer Want Ads. One Cent a Word.
GERMAN AVIATORS, SAVED
FROM SEA, REACH ENGLAND
Lowestoft, Feb. 27 Two German
aviators who for; two days have been
clinging to their' machines in the
North sea were landed here today by
the British trawler which - rescued
them- The Germans met with the ac
cident" while attempting to fly over
Ostend to England last Sunday. Both
of them were handed over to the naval
Frank Asbury Sherman, for "nearly
forty years a professor of mathematics
at Dartmouth college,., died at . Han
over, N. H., aged 74.
MaJ.-Gen. Chas. S. Heywood, retir
ed, and former commandant of the
Marine Corps died at his home in
Washington, aged 75. . -
At a recent meeting of the play com
mittee of the Elizabeth Seton Guild, it
was decided to give "This Thing" at
the Casino. It is a clever program ar
ranged , for the entertainment of the
guild's members and. friends. The so
ciety's object in putting oh this unique
play , is to further the interests of the-
poor and crippled children of St. Vin
cent's hospital. About one year ago
this society gave , a substantial sum
toward the X-Bay machine, which has
done L much good service at the hos
pital.. The-guild hopes, 'through "This
Thing," to clothe the ch ildren . of the
wards. . There will be a limited num
ber of tickets on sale and those who
wish . same would do well to. consult
the committee composed of Roselyn
Barkey,, Katherlne Fitzpatrick, Mary
Morrissey, Hattie Campana, Agnes
Light, . Mabel - McCarthy,. Marguerite
Linehan, Gertrude McMahon, Helen
Wallace, Ella Harrington and Agnes
Fitzpatrick. .. '" , ' -
SOLDIER SENTENCED TO DEATH
Eennes, France, Feb. 27 A German
soldier named Karl Vogelgesang; of
the 26th Saxon infantry, a native of
Eiselben, has been sentenced here by
a French courtmartial to military de
gradation and death, having been
found guilty of pillaging while under
arms and of dispatching -French
wounded. - -
GO WITH BRITISH TROOPS
London, Feb. 27 Six- newspaper
correspondents are to , leave London
next Monday morning for the British
front. They are going out under the
auspices of the British war office.
Among them is included one Ameri
can. This will be the firBt time news
papermen are permitted to. visit the
British lines. .- -
ALLEN LINE STEAMER,
DISABLED, MAKING FOR PORT
New York, Feb. 27 The Allen line
steamer Mongolian, which sent out
wireless calls yesterday while '400
miles off the coast of Nova Scotia, is
heading for Halifax under her own
power and should reach there tomor
row, local agents of the line announced
What It Will Do In Any Home That
'..' Is Wired, ....
It. will sweep and dust carpets, rusa.
floors,- upholstery, drapingsi and dom
ing with the "vacuum cleaner.
. It will polish the hardwood floor
with a floor-pollening machine.
. It will polish the silver and brass
work with a little buffing motor.
- It will polish the shoes. . .-..
It will wash and ring the clothes .
, wath an electric washing machine.
' It will dry the clothes indoors rap-
idly with the breeze from an electric
It will iron . the clothes quickly,
economically and well N with an elec
trie iron always hot and no running
to the stove. .
It will beat eggs, grind coffee- or
meat, or turn the ice cream freezer
or sharpen the knives with a general .
It will keep any part of the house
cool in summer with an electric fan.
It will make toast or griddle cakes
on the table or boil the teakettle or
coffee percolator ; or it will operate
. the, chafing dish, or waffle iron, or do
any kind , of cooking without fire ' or
smoke. - ; ...-;''.
It will provide an emergency radi-,
ator. for bathroom or nursery.
It v will run the sewing machine
without effort. - -
It will dry the hair after a sham
poo, or curl it. and provides a. mas
sage, by means of the electric fan,
curling iron and vibrator.
It heats the baby's bottle and the
shaving cup. It warms the bed and
offers a substitute for the hot water
bag that never leaks nor grows cold.
It , warms the bath water with an
immersion coH when ; the hot faucet
fails to make good. .
It provides a cigar lighter and a silk
hat iron for the men folk; and a corn
popper for the children. ." .'
It gives you light where and when ,
you want it, without matches, odor tor"
smoke, and turned on from the most
convenient ppint, .
The Electric ' Servant does these
things and a few dozen others with
out fuss or quibble and it never quits
or demands more pay.'
You Are Invited to Call at Our Showrooms and
Look Over the Display of Appliances - -
THE UNITED ILLUMINATING
COR. BROAD AND CANNON STS.
' 'Phone 821 - " ' -
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