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THE FARMER: MARCH 1, 1915
" ' i ... - rw MW, It. rxi ma- isw f m o m m rr KZ&rriiiir- &Fa k 1 ' . t HUMAN INTEREST NOTES FOUND IN THE LATEST WAR BUlIleTINS , lo i-'irci". AOuirl; Diplomat. . London, March Vt-Arrangements have been completed (or the exchange of Grant Watspuf a. yOUrig British' dip lomat, attached to J.he British Lega tion in' Brussels; who was captured by the Germans after their occupa tion of that ciy. ..His exchange .will be effected in connection with the return to - Germany of a number Of GerraaA Consuls. Air." Watson lor a:time was attached to the -.'British Embassy a t AVashing ton. ', His -wife was an American. CHaff Betwem Outposts. I'aris, March a. -The Journal des Debats describes an exchange of mes sages between French and - German soldiers, written alternated on -a blackboard in the schoolroom of a village between the opposing lines. First1" the Germans wrote: You French fools! Do you not 'realize that you are working for the English and Russians? ; Sign peace with us,'who do not wish you harm. Answer." ' : Next morning ,' an ' adventurous Frenman answered: 'Tou' poor idiots, used as tools for the ambition of William and the dod dering Austrians! Come over here; you'll And a good supper, lodging, and rest. The sooner .the war is ended the sooner you will rejoin your -wives and children.'' ' - The Germans replied : "Brave Frenchmen, you are beings fooled- Join us; let us flght the British together, and afterward live happily, hand in hand. . Answer." , '. The French response was brief and unprintable. . .' '' " Hindenbiirjr's Sew Honor. Berlin. March 1. -In additidn to conferring the decoration of the. Four 1e Merite Order upon Field Marshal von Hindenburg, the German com mander on the eastern front. Emperor William; also appointed him Chief of the Second Mazuriaii Regiment of Infantry--, , In conferring, these hon ors th-e-'Emperoi sair J - "In appreciation pif your merits for the liberation 6f East Prussia from a hostile invasion." ' 5en. von XuUendorf, Chief of Stan of Field Marshal von Hindenburg'a ar mies, was also decorated by the Em peror with the insignia of the Four le Merite Order. ' ' i . - , Vienna Bakeries Close. London, March LA dispatch to neuter's Telegram Company from Ve nice says: . - ' ' . .V "Having been unable to obtain any flour, 150 bakers out of a total of 700 . In Vienna have closed their shops in definitely. - J "' . ". - ' !"A11 vacant lands, including the un used portion , pf the Great Central cemetery, are being used, for grow ing potatoes and other vegetables. v Joke on the French Censor. Paris, March .1. Georges Clemen ceau in VHomme Knchaine chronicles an amusing freak -CensoriaVuper, vigilance, -i! Managed I'oreo recently TRUMBULL . Miss ' Ruth . Mallett, -formerly - of Tashua. and Louis 'Norwood Rce, .o New York city, were married last Veek at the Ely club, New Tor k- cit Rev R. Robert Sheffield of Long. Hill Vmciating. The bride was by her brother. Dwight S. Mallett, of zew Tork: Thomas Roe, , brother of the groom, acted as: best man.. The bride looked charming in a blue suit and light hat, wearing a corsage bou t ouot of orchids and . lilies of the val- - ley" Upon returning fro'm their honey , moon, Mr. and Mrs. Roe will reside at :- Md.wlll'be at home to their fnends , -after' March i. .J, -y ,. - , - Th- man-, -friends -of Mrs. Eliza Pat terson were grieved to hear of her sud un death v'hich occurred last week at ti-e home of her son. John Patterson, - ..f Easton. .Although Mrs. Patterson - had not been in good health for the 'pi st few? months, her death was a f .'rat shook to her family and triends. .-:,(. jo survived bv her- son, also a ' .v.usthter, Mrs. Robert Davis, of-Eas-" t -ii" Rev Mr. Poten of Stepney Meth A o Mat church officiated. Burial was at rT"rtton cemeterx. Eastoii.. fr. an:l Mrs. Lorenzo Wildman of T:shua are the proud parents of; a t-ii pound boy.- - ' ' - Mr. and Mrs. Oscar. Plumb and .'.j'ughtev Beatrice . of . '. Xichols have been entertained recently at the home . Mrs. Plumb's parents. Xvlr. and Mrs. .' ' Ptcphcr B. Hayes of Stepney. 1 . Miss Bessie Treadwell of Daniels Firms spent the veek end with her - Parents. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas read Veil of Weston. '. ' - ,"; - ' Alexander S. .Cook tf Xichols. cele brated bi" joth birthday last week. Mr. Cook rec-eievd a- post card shower of 92 eirdy from . friends and relatives !'i Briclrere-t.. Trumbull and Milford. Ho is remarkably well and active for a man of his years, being able to call on '" -' h'.s neighbors oo asionlly, and a host of friends congratulate him on his v eil preserved years? . , The village of Xichols.. will, hold the fourth annual banquet on - Wednesday . evening. March 17th. . Dean Brown of Vale University- and Mr. Beach, pres ident of Storrs Agricultural school, have been socured as epeakers. ' VOTE Bl'VTX; CASES ' - - -- -- ; BEFORE KB3NT17CKY OOTTICI Pineville, Ky., March 1 The trial : of the men charged with vote buying ' was resumed in the' circuit court here today. Eleven hundred indictments against 800 persons were originally found and more than 200 of the cases were heard . two Weeks ago. It was learned here today that the circuit icourt at Perry county, " meet-ttLg- vat Hazard, Ky., also has begun lr " Investigation of trafficking in votes. - - Benjamin B. Steiber, manager of the (Bridgeport Autobmoblle show, is at jtending the' Motor Boat show at Chi rcago. He will visit the Boston show Mext week. 'I TH T R FTTORST FACE i and -the most beautiful .hands are of j ten disfigured" by am .unsightly wart. Fit can easily be removed in a few days -without pain by using Cyrus j Wart Remover. For sale only at I The Cyruv Pharmacy, 41t Fairfield lAve. ' - , - , aj.pplied 'for leave to open his thea tre in the Jardin d'Acclimation. The sensor declined to .give him a license until -a fortnight had elapsed within which he promised to read the piece and -decide if it was suitable, although the ! play in question was Moliere's time-honored "Malade Imaginaire." ' ' M. Clemenceau, commenting on this incident, "says: "Anastasie (a nick name for the censor ) has beaten all records." . . Kins George Visits Fleet. .'London, March 1. King 'George has just paid a visit to a portion of the Grand Fleet. - Marshall Field, of Chicago, showed the King about. . This is the first visit the King has paid to any-section of the naval forces since the outbreak of the war. and the first time a British monarch has visited the fleet in wartime since Queen Victoria inspected - the Baltic fleet , in the-Crimean war. ' Span Feels Food Pinch. London, March 1. The Morning Post's correspondent at Madrid says: "The effects of the war on food prices are beginning to be severely felt in Spain. The Government is en deavoring to purchase 30,000 tons of wheat in America. .., "To meet the budget deficit and the expenses of. maintaining neutrality the government plans to float a loan of $300,000,000." . Find Surgeon Is Spy. Rome, March 1. The situation arising from the. system of German espionage in Italy is tb coming more acute. , ' " - ' - A month ago the Swiss, -police dis covered the nature of the- mission of a German army surgeon, Dr.. Mueller, aaid expelled him. 'The surgeon was a staff officer in charge of a sanitar ium at Agra, just across the Swiss frontier,' near. Lugano. The inmates of tire -sanitarium . pretended to be wounded men from the war fronts. lnstead of this the police found that Mueller had been purposely sent near to the. Italian frontier to watch Italy's preparations for war and to discover :the date of Italian.' mobilisation. Swiss to Aid French. : " Paris, March 1-: Information reach ed here from Bern in regard to anoth er feeding problem. It says the French departments occupied by ; the Germans are to be supplied by the intervention of Switzerland. Fully loaded cars will leave Marseilles and will enter Germany by way of Schauf hausen. Swiss commissioners will be on the cars to distribute the food. ', Caruso to Sing for 'Wounded. Paris, March 1. Raoul Gunsbourg, director '-- of the Monte Carlo Opera, announces that the receipts of , the season which is about to openwill be turned over to the fund collected for the -wounded soldiers of the allied armies, t ' It was for this opera season thatM. Gunsbourg engaged Briric6 Caruso,, who is on his way here. GOOD HOUSING AND CHARITIES FUNDS BEGIN TOMORROW City is Divided Into Dis " tricts For Collection of . - Contributions - A general "round up" - of the forces that will make tho canvass for funds for the Charity . Organiza tion society and Housing association this week, will be held at;the T.' M. C. A. at 6:15 tonight. Following supper, ,the plans and purposes , of the campaigns will be examined, by James-G. Ludlum, chairman of the general committee; Leet B. Myers, William" R. Webster and Lannes Mc Phetridge. The- canvass for subscrip tions begins tomorrow morning and the, men in the campaign will make reports on their first day's work at supper ' at - the Y. M. C, A. tomor row evening. John Carney and Harold R. Youd, of the D. M. Read Co., have made a substantial contribution of the wel fare campaign in the form of knowl edg of Bridgeport streets -and resi dence ' districts. Although the pub lic does not directly Come in contact with them, many thousand Bridge port homes look to them for the prompt delivery k- Of , merchandise par cels. .The two men distributed about 1, 000 cards, each bearing a name and street number, into zones, or districts, and when the volunteers meet tonight to obtain the lists of people they to call on, they will select names who are most conveniently located for them to reach In this way, a volun teer can call on prospective subscrib ers who "live near his own home, or near' his own office. 1 STRIKING ENGINEERS OBEY . ORDER TO RETURN TO JOBS London, March 1 Many of the striking laborers at the Clyde Engin eering Works resumed work today in accordance with instructions issued by the government. These labor troubles threatened to interfere seri ously with the supplying of. equip ment and war material for the troops in the field and the government took a hand in their settlement on the basis of national necessity. RAILROAD CHARGES RIVAL LINE WITH DISCRIMINATION. Washington, March 1 The Chica go, . Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway today complained to the interstate commerce commission that the Great Northern " Railway discriminates against it and in favor of other roads In failing to make . joint ; through passenger rates from points in the state of Washington and in British Columbia to points on the complain ing road's lines, particularly eastern points and points south of Milwau kee. T LYFORD BROTHERS B TRY EASTER CUSTOM SUITS BUY ,Y , Est Side and West End Y $2.25 Crepe de Chines at . . - high or low collars, all-over . embroidered and pleated fronts. 69c Middy Blouses at JUDGE COLLINS TO DELIVER AfitlUAL EULOGY TO EMMET Interesting Program Will Be Presented at Plaza Theatre Next Sunday A program of unusual merit has h-een arranged for the Emmet Me mnrlal TnRetine - to he held at the Plaza theater, Sunday evening, March 7. The orator of the occasion win be Hon. Cornelius F. Collins, judge, of the court of special sessions, New York. Judge Collins' reputation as an or ator is widespread and ho is- particu larly forceful when dealing with Irish subjects. Graduated from Columbia college, he has had wide experience as a memher of the staff of the cor poration counsels and of the district attorney of New York city. Judge Collins has served with - distinction in the legislature, being particularly active in securing the enactment of truly patriotic and real reform legis lation. He is the author1 of the mu nicipal court act and as deputy at torney general in charge of the New York district, to which position: ha was appointed by a former Buffalo nian, Attorney General Cuneen, has (been Identified with much important litigation. . ' Judge Collins is thorughly famil iiar with his subject and those who attend the Emmett Memorial will do so with the assurance that he will handle it in a comprehensive and satisfactory manner. An excellent musical program has . also been ar ranged for the evening. The artists who will take part include Mrs. Flor ence Ijegere Hayes, contralto; Miss Mary V. . McNamara, soprano; Miss Katharine Maria' Lombard, soprano, Albert P. Lap ke, -baritone; Joseph E. Clabby, tenor and Peter . F. Radigan of Hartford, baritone. Prof. John Wilbur Dial will act as . accompanist. BABY SHOW AT LYRIC WILL OPEN TOMORROW Promptly at i :30 tomorrow : after noon the long heralded baby show which promises to be the greatest that Bridgeport has ever seen will com mence at the- Lyric theatre. The show is to continue all during the weiek finally culminating in the cor onation on Saturday afternoon at which Lieutenant Governor Clifford B. Wilson will present prizes to the King and Queen of Baby Land. The many .' handsome prizes range from a $350 Rudolf Grand piano to a small neck , chain, and it is expect ed that between four and five hun dred Bridgeport babies will partici pate. It is particular interest to Bridge port to know that P. T. Barnum was the originator of the Baby Show. Back in -the 1850's Barnum held the first show of this kind in his Museum on Ann street and Broadway, New York and attracted the attention of the whole country because of its unique ness. The present show- is being conduct ed by. L. M. Rich, who has held these shows all over the country and since 1891 has given away more than $100,000 in premiums. Service between Rotterdam - and London by the Detavier line was re stored. The hamlet of La Caille, near Aix-les-Bains, France, was buried by a snow avalanche. ADDITIONAL TROLLEY SERVICE Effective Wednesday March 3rd. New Haven cars leaving Bridgeport at 4:00,- 4:30, 5:00, 5:30 and 6:00 p. m. will run Express to Stratford Center, (stopping only to pick up passengers for Stratford Center and points eas terly). A local car for Devon will leave Bridgeport at 4:01, 4:31, 5:01, 5:31 and 6:01 p. m. closely following each "Express" trip. Local cars for Milford will leave at 4:45, 5:15, 5:45 and 6:15 p. m. ' a THE CONNECTICUT CO. CIEANEAST, BEST HAND SOAP Guaranteed not to Injure the skin. Instantly removes Stove Polish, Rust, Grease, Ink, Paint and Dirt. For ths hand or clothing. Large can 10 cents. Manufactured by Wm. R. Winn, 344 Stratford avenua. 43c Chines. All .new shades, lace trim med, black taffeta and Roman stripes, 47 c OVERHEATED STOVE CAUSES FIRE IN FAIRFIELD CHURCH St. Paul's Episcopal Edifice Catches Fire" From Fur nace Heat (Special to The Farmer.) .. ' Fairfield, March 1. Too much heat from Hhe furnace, "nearly caused a Are of dangerous proportions yester day morning at St. Paul's Episcopal church, but a blaze was discovered before it did much damage. Wood? was used in the furnace in the basement of the church yesterday morning, to get up heat for the morn ing services. So hot did the . Are be come that the heat caused adjoining heavy wooden beams to catch Are and several of them were burning briskly before they were discovered. A few pails of water extinguished the blaze. The church was tilled with smoke and as a result, the services were neld in the Sunday school rooms. The home of Charles Hoffman ,n Greenfield Hill caught fire Saturday evening when an oil stove was over turned. A bucket brigade was form ed by residents of that neighborhood and the blaze was kept in check un til the hose wagon and chemical en gine fjfom Fairfield arrived. ' The latter made . a remarkably quick run and undoubtedly was instrumental in keeping the damage to the house to a very low degree. The run is seven miles. Miss Olive Chase owns the house. The school board will meet to-morrow evening in the office of Superin tendent W. E. Smith .for the purpose of considering the matter of a public kindergarten. Tt is prophesied that the vote-will' be favorable to the es tablishment - of the - kindergarten. which, if approved, will be bonducted ill ti fiVS .;'S- SHIRT WAISTS NOW TAKE THEIR TURN IN THIS GREAT REBUILDING SALE , iTOUR UNRESTRICTED CHOICE AT A lot of about 500 Voile and All-Over Embroidered Waists. . Also black and white stripe. ' Sizes 36 to 44. Regular 95c to $1.50. 3; C' J f i Formerly The Laborde-Gelman Co., . . : , .. Main St. in the basement- - of the Sherman schoolhouse. - -i Mr. and Mrs. James Coates, of Mil ler Avenue, are receiving congratula tions on the arrival of an 11 pound boy Saturday. ' William Davies,- alleged to have been indiscreet at a cottage on Fair field beach, was arraigned before Judge Bacon Wakeman . Saturday and after tho evidence was consider ed,' the' seriousness of his transgres sions, was not considered as great' as Was at first thought. He was fined ' 7 and costs and sentenced to 30 days in jail, after having been found guilty. He appealed the jail sentence under $500 bond, which was furnished by his mother. Mildred Ryan and Grace Buckley, who were held in connection with the case, are now under the care of Probation Officer I. N. Burgess of Bridgeport. Their hearings," on the charge of icrorrigibility, will be held in Bridgeport. - -About 25 new members will enter the local tribe of , Red Men at the meeting to be held Thursday evening. The tribe will have a musical enter tainment and refreshments will ' be served. ' The Fairfield Girls' club 'will hold a supper jto-morrow .evening, ..An entertainment of music will be pro vided. " ; 1 - Sorrowing relatives and friends at tended the funeral of Charles O. Jel Iiff which was held -from his late home at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Rev.- W. H. Holman, pastor Of the Congregational church, - assisted- by Rev. J. J. Garland, "pastor of the Meth odist church, and'Rev. J. EL Adams of New Britain . were the - officiating clergymen. The Episcopal ' church choir rendered at the services:, ','Lead Kindly Light," and "Nearer, My God, to Thee." At the committal service at Oaklawn cemetery, ; where,-, the . burial took place, the Masonic rites -were ad ministered by the. . members of the Temple lodge. No. ,65, of Westport, which ' was represented by about .25 members, . The. following employes act ed, as pall bearers: J.'R. WHson;.. Fid ward vVoorkees, ; William Benedict, Daniel Marti, Salatore Garaif oH, and Nicola Garalfoli.. - -. . Local dog owners in Southport are 'NEW . THE SECRET OF SUCCESS ! v ; . It isn't genius that wins in the long run it isn't su perior brains or superior brawn it's the bulldog grip it's the staying quality- it's a firm determination to start a thing and keep it up. ' $1.00 is not mnch -but $1.00 a week in an account in the Savings Department of this bank means $52.00 each year to say nothing of the 4 compound interest your money earns here. ' We want your bank account! You can start with one dollar. TEMPORARY c $1.95 Plain or Strrped Voiles at ..... . . '. . .-. Dotted Swiss, striped Voiles, plain with black and white collar and cuffs. 44. Biggest Value ever offered C $ at.. A.... ... ....... :3L 1138 to 1144 askd. to .-comply with the, rules regarding- dogs in the village of Fair field, which will go into effect at seven o'clock Tuesday morning. Dogs must be either muzzled or confined for a period -of 90 days to prevent the fur ther spread of the hydrophobia epi demic, according to rules laid down by the Department of Domestic Animals of Connecticut. DUM DUM BULLETS : lN:REVOLVER-FOR E "SELF PROTECTION" Found -with dum-duni -bullets in nis revolver when picked up by police men after trying - the back door of a bakery on Linen avenue -Theodore Johnson, aged 19, 427 Grand avenue, New Haven was committed to the county jail this morning for thirty days and given an added ten : days for breach- -of the peace. A comr panion, George Skeog, of the same address- was found guilty' f ' breach of the peace will serve ten- days in jail. The revolver taken from Johnson contained five .38 calibre bullets, the ends of which had been flattened. The prisoner said that he traveled -upon the- railroad - and believed he heeded the weapon for protection. ' ' ORATORIO SOCIETY TO v HAVE OPEN REHEARSAL '- . ' AND LECTURE ON ' FAUST "'The seventh rehearsal of the Bridge port Oratorio society will be held to morrow evening at Warner "hall and during intermission Dr. Mees, the so ciety's conductor, will give an infor mal talk taking Faust ' as his : sub ject. This should prove most '- inters esting and- a pleasant feature of the occasion is that members may invite their friends to be present at this talk and rehearsal. Many persons having friends in the chorus doubtless will be present not only to hear Dr, "Mees but to"; note the wonderful progress, the big chorus Of the Society has- made in the rehearsal work connected with the coming rendition of "The Damnation of Faust." ' : ' TRIE QUARTERS J, in. J?l Sizes 36 to GO Flowered Voiles in all new favored shades, also wash silks, and all-over embroidered. S3i EXPLOSION ABOARD MEXICAN GUNBOA KILLS 30 PERSOilS Galveston, .-. Mar. 1 Despatches reacheid the Mexican consulate here today., telling of an- explosion on board the Mexican gunboat-PTogreso which resulted inthe s death of 30 persons, including five-women. The explosion, - according " to the first re port occurred yesterday while the gunboat was at Progreso, .It is said that what .purported to toe a barrel of rice sent on board was, in reality a bomb prepared by persons opposed to the Carranza regime.1" The Mexican-consul -here has cabled for fur ther information as he is inclined to doubt the report. . , MISS HOUGHTON'S BAL f IASQUE IN STRATFORD ' - (Special to--The-Farmer. )ur . St-ratford.- Marchr ? l-.M-is!t. i Ethel Houghton's class held -a" masquerade dance last week. - It was-well attend ed and handsome . and r-unique cos turrres enlivened the affair-' Those who. attended ; and -their im personations are; j.,,- --ir . v - - - . Miss Helen - Canfield, 5 Miss . Helen Root. Tama Tama girls;- Miss Garrie Chapman, a.pple; Kathlyn Winton, school girl-j Helen ; Dunbar, Spanish girl;. Dorothy Higgins, Queen God dess; Marion Beach, valentine; Grace MacFarquher, gipsy; - Josephine Houghton,, and J. Graftwol? Pete and Repeat; Vernon Boud, drum- major; Irving Bennett and Ray - . Wheeler, clowns ; " Merrit Axtell, dude; Miss Houghton was presented with a-bouquet , of flowers a week ago-, in, appreciation - of her engagement an nouncement. : -t As a result of the midyear examina tions, 66 undergraduates of Princeton were dropped. - - - " . . i " ' ' y .... i . .