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BRIDGEPORT, CONN., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1915 PRICE TWO CENTS ASK COURT TO VOID CLAIM ON GREEN'S NOTES IA: GERMANS iUWMS v Manager Carrigan Says His Team Will Make it . . Three in a Row, While Moram is Sure That Seores Will be Evened. Another: Huge' Crowfl Jams Braves' F ield and All Boston Fansf Are Sure of Victory Shore ' v and Chalmers to Pitch. Braves Field," Boston, Oct. 12 The Philadelphia Nationals and the Boston Red Sox lined up today for the fourth game of the world's series .with both sides confident oC victory. ,' We are going to even it up today,' said Manager 'Pat Moran, of the Phil Iies,-"and go back home for. the fifth grame .tomorrow with the count 'stand ins two and: two. I am not sure at this hour who will be my pitching selection but you can say for me that whether , it is Chalmers, Rixey or Mayer he will be out there to win and the Sox will find run-malting a difficulty pastime." , "We have the series clinched and will make it three to one in our favor today," said Manager Carrigan of .the Boston Red Sox. ."I have three good pitchers ready . and anxious to take . their turn in the box and it is hard to choose between them." it was another: perfect day with not a' cloud "fleck i in the sky and a sum : mer glow in the . atmosphere. The thousands of Boston fans came out to day to have a good time. . .There are all sorts of rooterp' organizations and they were alt in evidence today. Most of them brought bands with them and there was a crash ef music in the air all the tirne. Occasionally ; the crash became a clash but (tie fans did not mind the melodic interference and ap- plauded all musical .specialties with unstinted enthusiasm.! A Scotch bag pipe band made a hit while a lone i cornetist in the far right 'field statnd ; offered fceriodio solos that were bois terously: received The fans knew they Lad a long time to wait for the real etow and amused themselves accord ing! v..' I ' - ,; -"We should see another pitchers'! battle today,"- said Jack Coombs, fori-' mer pitcher. Coombs has. been a keen student .of pitching and came down from Maine to see the games.- "Alex ander and Leonard pitched one of the finest games) I have ever seen, "yes terday, ne said. . , i I Shore. andCarrigan were announced as . Boston's battery, while Chalmers i and Burns were'Manager Moran's, se lections. .' ; V ;, v-i Umpires, at the plate, Evans, Anier- Jean league; on bases, Rigler, National league; left field", O'Xibughlin, Amerir can league; right field, Idem, National league. ." THE GAME V. FIRST INNING . First half Stock singled ; past 3rd fcut was out stretching his hit, Lewis to Scott. Bancroft walked. Bancroft stole second and would have been out had not Barry dropped the ball. Pas kert fanned.', Cravath struck; ont i and Shore was given a loud cheer a, he calked to the home bench. No runs, one hit,' one terror.' i ; . . ; , : Second ' half Hooper . ' struck -out.; Bcott also, -whiffed. Speaker walked. Speaker out trying to steal. Burns to Niehoff. St' was a ttofaout and -Speaker was easily nailed. No. runs, . no -hits, no errors. ..,'--. , SECOND INNING First - half Loderos shot a single t-- right. Wnitted sacrificed, Hoblit Eell to Barry, Lnder-us going to sec ond. Niehoff .fouled out to Cady. 13 urns walked.; Chalmers was 'a vic tim on strikes. No; runs, one 'hit,' no errors. ' " '- s- I '': t Second half Hoblltzell struck out Lewis was given a big - hand as he came to the. plate. Chalmers threw --cut jLewis at first. Gardner ; out to Paskert. Chalmers v kept the ball wound the Boston batters' knees all through the inning. -He had lots qf epeed and good command, . No, runs, Mo hits, no rrors. ; -"" x' ; " THIRD INNING - Ffrst half--Gardner threw out Stocfi. Bancroft walked for the. sec ond tfme. Paskert fanned. Cravath rent a long y to Lewis.1 It would have been an . easy home run oh the I'liiladelphia home grounds. No runs, ho hits, no terrors. . ,. Second half Barry walked.. C&dy frbt an Infield hit, halmers slipping While attempting 'to field the ball. Barry went to 2ndt Shore up. Chal mers made a balk and Umpire Evans, f ter consulting Rigler' reversed him Belf and sent Barry back to -second nd ,Cady to first. Shore sacrificed. Stock to Niehoff. Barry went to 8rd ernd ; Cady to 2nd. - Barry scored on an infield hit by Hooper which Nie hoff was only about able to knock down. . Cady'- went to 3rd. Scott fouled out to4 Whitted, Cady being held at 3rd and Hooper at first. Epeaker out at first, Luderus unassist ed. . One run, two hits, no errors. WAG OX mjX7REI (ilRT,. Mary . Mtcahalko, . ' aged ' ' four, tit 196 Church street, was playing in the rear of a wagon owned by Mich ael Checko of Botsferd, this morning, when the horse backed up) and one v heel ran over her legs- She was" taken . home suffering from bruises Nicahalko was arrested for. failing to hitch . his horse. He was later re leased on $2 5 .bonds. I ' '. ' ' ' . FOSTER'S OPPORTUNE HITTING AND HIS ' .. : : : . . : iipJUt' t ' V; - I ,'&?nP' - I,- : 1 f spirit e , ' W liUf Pilliiillililililipi lGECiERAL'ViEW &HOWINS- SAFE AT -SgGONP.'iN.- George Foster,- one-' of th. rnaihstat-ys Jworld's! siiies-. .li'oJdin'e-s 'the Philfedelphia pass, and when the famous sluggers o l( ms : team i reu-down ana Eaiiea to.ae best" hitting: pitchers in' the-. 'business, took his trusty bat tin 'hand; :steppe u that upset the game After making 7two-hits, Foster, in the ninth ' round,, w perched on second praying for 'help, - b yj driving a line single to right center t ning run. His batting which resulte d get about -the presence Of President wiison ana nis nancee. ae was me ner looked to him to capture another game; ; ) . ' BEWARE OF THE REPORTERS, SAYS SUPT.LAWSON Head of Schools Warns Prin cipals To Be Careful of Their Talk. . , "Don't talk to reporters and be very careful about all information that you give to newspaper men,"- was the ad Vice which' the newly elected super intendent of " schools, Samuel J. .Slaw son, gave to the members of the Prin cipals' and Supervisors' association of the teaching corps of- the public schools at their meeting in the. com mon council chamber yesterday afternoon.-.- . Superintendent Slawson said that he had been' , exceedinglyi annoyed by newspaper men who had asked him foolish questions about his. plans for iiie conduct of the city 'schools and that there were many stories abroad which-, had nofoundation in fact and which "he. had been obliged to . deny. He said that t he had recently been called - twice to deny to a reporter from the same newspaper, a story that he was, to ask the board of education- to rescind the rule regarding star holidays In the public schools. "Pa.y less attention to the report ers and keep , to yourselves whatever goes on in the public schools and -we will get along better together,". V Su perintendent Slawson is reported' to have said.- ' ;. ' There was considerable discussion as to the system inaugurated' by Su perintendent Slawson "for the marking of the work of pupils. Most of the principals approved of the system, which - Superinteideht Slawson . pro posed.'. - ' '.Several nominations - were made for the : office of - secretary-treasurer of the association but those proposed declined . so .the choice was left to some future meeting. The officers chosen yesterday were: ' President, E. Everett Cortright, . principal of Shelton (school; vice president. Miss Mary Stapleton, principal of Longfel low school; 'executive - committee, Robert L. Zink,- principal of Lincoln school; Miss Fannie E. Hurley, super Visor of teachers, " and MissEuphro syne L. Brown, principal of the Co lumbus school. . . - . " Will Ask For Bids on Garbage Contract The board of health Will hold a meeting tonight and it: is expected bids will be asked on the garbage con tract. - ' v The contract, now held by John T. King, empires November 7. It was a ten year contract. MASTERLY TWIRLING WIN HIM ADMIRATION ' PRESIDENTS BOXv:,.X':2.-.FDSTfi'-R - 3 -SPEAKER 6HCONI NN1f4G CT'tf" -of the Boston-iRea So:, twirled a -co squad to- three hits. He . was stead in Boston s -two runs, and? his wond iHOUNTEO MAIL CARRIERS WILL RE NAMED HERE Postmaster Greene , Insti- tutes Innovation 1 Por IiOcal Office. By an order of the post office depart ment' at "Washington, three- mounted, mail carriers will be added to the force at the Bridgeport office. . ; " .. Many other changes ' were ordered. The carrier force Is decreased by four. Charles F. NOren, superintendent- of money order- department, will be made assistant cashier. . The title of W. Tf Meyer is changed from cashier .to su perintendent of finance. - Thomas P. McDonald, foreman, is appointed as sistant superintendent of mails. W. J. Kearna is promote dfrom a clerkship to the job of foreman. Carlos F. Heinle, clerk of the sixth grade, is promoted to the offleeJf bookkeeper and Philip Carroll, clerk iaf the sixth graded' to foreman. - ' " Fourteen : have been " appointed to places as siibstitutes on the carrier force. They are: ' i Max Haber, "William E. Coo, Frank B. Frassa. Charles A. Sheridan, Earl Jt. Clak, Matthew J, MoGoey,. Rudolph T. Meier, Edward 'J. Lovely, Samuel Sakowitz, Franklin L. Whitney, George H. Butler, Francis J.. Smith,- John H. Callahan. TERRYVILLE SHOP WORKERS, 1,100 IN ALL, CALL STRIKE Terryville, Conn.. Oct. 12. -Approximately 1,10 employes of the Eagle Lock company.' are on strike here to day, it was estimated, leaving about 100 in the shops. . A mass meeting was held by the strikers during the morn ing for the purpose of effecting an or ganization of the various departments, it was said. The strikers, it is under stood, will ask for a 10 per cent, in crease in pay and a working schedule of 50 hours a week insid of the 60 now in force. , , . - The trouble started last Friday when between 50 and a hundred girls walked out for an Increase in .. wages which would give them $1.50 a day. Xestei -day other departments began to go in sympathy and this continued today until about 1,100 had gone out. ' THE WEATHER Partly cloudy tonight a nd Wednes day, moderate south winds. i i-e rVjL rking game in-the second "battle of the' y ' at every stage," refused' to issue a liver,- .Foster, ,-wbo-i is not one of the p to the rubber. and. delivered the hits ent to the rescue of Gardner, who was hat sent Gardner home with the wirt- . erf ul pitching caused the crowd to for- o of the - day, and the Boston -fans DEMOCRATIC CITY -CONVENTION WILL BE HELD THURSDAY Town, Chairman ' Hires jEagles ' Hall So Public will Have Chance o Attend. - following the Democratic primary meetings last evening Town Chairman Hugh J. Lavery today announced the call for the Democratic-town and city convention for Thursday night this week, at 8 o'clock, in Eagles' hall. The selection of this large building means that all who. desire to attend as spectators may do so and. that the naming of the candidates will pro gress, under the eyes of those Demo crats who attended primary meetings last night. : x , The " convention will name candl daei? for mayor, city clerk, . tax ool lefttsr, s city, treasurer, town clerk, three selectmen, three city sheriffs and two members of the board of edu cation. - Once Bridgeporter Takes Own Life in Milford Residence (Special to The Farmer) Milford, Oct, 12 Mrs. Edward Moore, aged 87, of North street, for merly of Bridgeport, was found dead in bed here today. A gas tube was in her mouth. ' A" note left for her husband said, "I am sorry for the trouble I made you." Moore had left home yester day and didn't return. ' -" Mr.' and Mrs. Moor moved here from Bridgeport four years ago. Moore lived at 6 57 Laurel avenue, Bridgeport, at the home of Charles W. Schrader. Both were linemen In the employe of the Southern New England Telephone Co., but lately Moore has been in the garden truck business. . V , Moore bought a farm in Milford when he moved from Bridgeport. He placed the , title of it in his wife's name. Recently, "it is said, he ar ranged to dispose of the farm and a disagreement is said to have arisen over that plan. The husband left the house on North street yesterday and had not returned late last night. Mrs. Moore was found dead when persons in the same house were attracted by the smell of illuminating gas. Mr. and Mrs. Moore had no children. ARRESTED FOR FAILURE TO SUPPORT WIFE Detective Peter Hall arrested this afternoon Joseph Mirziewski of 14 Lewis street this afternoon on the charge of nontsupport, Mirziewski had been working in a rubber shop at Naugatuck- , New Milford Hat Company's Late Treasurer's Finances Discussed. FACTORY REPUDIATES OFFICIAL'S PAPER Bridgeport Bank is Among Claimants in Bankruptcy Proceedings. .' New Milford, Conn., Oct. 12 That the New Milford Hat company will be solvent if it is absolved from lia bility for notes aggregating $133,000 issued by the late S. S. Green, secre tary and treasurer of the company, was the representation upon which counsel laid particular stress at the continued hearing of the tangled af fairs of the company before Referee in Bankruptcy Carlton E. Hoadley here today. Among the claimants against the company is .. the First Bridgeport National bank. In its bankruptcy petition the com pany stated that its liabilities were $184,143.37 , and its assets $90,846.98. The petitioner alleged that the $133.-. 000 in notes had been Issued for the purposes of private financial opera tions and that it had received no ben efit from them. Referee , Hoadley, however, admitted all the claims as valid. These claims were in the shape of notes ranging from $5,000 to $15, 000 held by banks in Albany, N. "5T., Boston, Bridgeport, New Haven and other places. i Attempt by a "Walllngford 'bank to collect one of these notes "about two weeks before the death of S. S. Green, is said to have revealed ,the precari ous condition of the hat" company and to have brought into the affair the name of the First National Bank of New Milford, of which S. S. Green was president. At that hearing it was also testified that, neither "W. G. Green nor S. S. Green, has Individual accounts at the First National bank, but used hat company checks in their transactions, including the purchase , of certain pieces cf real estate. , In response to. a plea -. by counsel representing the banks, concerned, Referee? Hoadley .lost; week issued a restrainint?-vOiider ' enjoining the First National-bank of New . Milford from selling or disposing of pledges or oth? er securities given to the institution by the late Seymour S. Green, or his brother, W. G. Green, It having been brought out at the September hear ing that securities to the amount of about $53,000 had been turned over to the bank by the Green brothers to secure loans aggregating about $44,000. Referee Hoadley, at the previous hearing, stated that five ov six mil lion dollars had passed , through the hat shop" treasury and he was anxious to Know where it came ' from and where It had gone He also notified the Counsel . for the First National Bank, of New Milford, that nothing must be done to prevent a thorough examination of all of the hat" com pany's transactions. PROTECTION OF U.S. CITIZENS ON SEAS IS 'SOUGHT Washington, Oct. 12. The United States,", in a note' dispatched to Ger many today to be presented by Am bassador Gerard On the case of the American ship William P. Frye, asks .that if it is found necessary to destroy American ships carrying absolute con traband passengers and crew be re moved to a" safer place than small boats. ' , i - The .American government accepts the German suggestion in reply to the American proposals concerning a comT mission to fix damages for the Frye, agreeing to dispense with-the umpire and leave the case to the two experts, one from each country.. In agreeing .to submit to arbitration, the Interpre tation of the treaty of 1828, to deter mine whether it gives Germany the right to destroy American ships In or der to stop contraband traffic, the American government holds that not only must warning be given and pas sengers and crew saved; but that small boats are not considered a "place of safety" within the meaning of Inter national la w. . ' " ' WORLD'S SERIES TEAiS TO TOUR PACIFIC COAST Boston, Oct. 12. The Boston Ameri cans and. the Philadelphia Nationals, now battling for the world's champion ship, will go intact to the Paeiflc cast for a series of games beginning in San Francisco, Oct. 29, according to ar rangements made today by the Na tional Commission, the presidents of the two clubs and a representative of the Pananla-Pacinc Exposition. The teams will play in Chicago, Omaha, Denver and Salt Lake City on the way to the coast, and also in Los Angeles and San Diego. BROWN SICST PAY WIFE $5 A WEEK " In city court today Judge Wilder or dered James Brown of 2180 Fairfield avenue to pay his wife, Mary, $5 per week or spend three months In the county Jail for non-support. TAKE WW roiT Severe Fighting Occurs Along Borders As Bul garian Army Mftkes Long-Threatened Thrust at Serbia Town and Forts of Semendria Fall Into German Eiands-r-Italians Menace Aus trian Qity. v Paris, Oct. 12 Bulgarian troops invaded Serbia last night., A despatch received today by the Havas News Agency from. Serbia says: "Bulgarians are attacking the Serbian front at Kni ashvatz." . The opening of hostilities against Serbia by Bulgaria has been a foregone) conclusion since the rupture between Bulgaria and the Allies.' In fact, the Bulgarian government issued a man ifesto to the nation last weik proclaiming its decision to espousf the cause of Germany, Austria and Turkey. Serbs Report Invaders Repulsed London, Oct. 12 The Serbian legatifin today received this telegram from Nish. "Last night Belgians began an attaok in the direction of Vlasina. Air attacks up to the present h ive been repulsed de cisively." ' ' . A despatch to the Tiities from Athens says that the Bul garian began an attack (fn, Serbia at GrVriboghaz, near "Knias Hvatz at mid-day on Monday. - Germans Capture Serb Forts Berlin, Oct. 12 The Serbian city of Srimendria, on the Dan ube, east of Belgrade, has been captured by the Germans. . The war office announced today thai iioth the town and tha fortress of Semendria wert' captured. Tbr Austro-German for ward movement over the flvhole Serbian front is making good progress. AUSTRIAN TOWN TO FALL BEFORE ITALIAN ATTACK ' Vienna, Oct. 12 The Auhtrjatl- city of Ooritzia, - Z miles northwedt of Trieste, Is about to fall, according to a telegram received here today from Brescia. Tire Italians, the despatch says,, have , hrougrht up a large num ber of heavy guns and are bom? lard ing ; the town- from Ave difftlrent points. At the same time, the Ital ians are attacking the inner defenses of Tolmino, while on the Carso the Austrians are said to have been forc ed to abandon several miles of Fren ches. 1 Heavy snows in the Carlnic Alpti are reported, to have buried the Austrian gun positions in ' deep drifts. "Armed Neutrality." Will Be Policy of New Greek Cabinet - London, Oct. 12 Tbe Greek "cham ber was informed by Premier Zaimis at a meeting yesterday that the better to assure the vital interests of Greece, her neutrality "will for the present be armed," says a Reuter despatch from Athens. ' The premier added that the future course of the ministry will be adapted to meet events as they occur and ' ex pressed the belief ' that the govern ment's course has the support of, the people In reply former Premier: ve nizelos said : .' "No one could wish to create In ternal difficulties in the country in view of the present extremely critical situation. The chambers-will give its support to the government as long as the policy does not alter the - prin ciples of my. policy upon which the chamlber already has given Its .vote. Even if there existed no treaty with Serbia, our interest would oblige us to depart from neutrality, an another state wishes to aggrandize itself.' - "The question is , not whether we ought to make war or not. but when we ought to enter the war. In any case we ought not to allow -Bulgaria to crush Serbia in order that she then may . attack us .with all her forces. The national soul says it la to' tne Interest of Greece that Bulgaria should be crushed. If - Bulgaria should triumph Hellenism would be completely : vanquished." The sitting of the chamber then. was adjourned until next Monday. Allied Airmen Haze Many German Hangars Austerdam, Oct. 12 -Press des patches state that-a recent raid of allied aviators on Ghent and the neighboring towns of Gontrode was so successful that no a single hangar on the German aviation grounds was left standing. All of them, with then- contents, werex burned by incendiary bombs. Ten houses are also reported to have been destroyed. ." The latest reported airship raid on Ghent occurred August 21, when ,it was said-the aviators destroyed a large building at Ghent which jE?as used by the Germans for housing aircraft. BULGARIAN INVASION CONFIRMED IN LONDON London, Oct. 1. The Balkan cam paign came to the fore still more prqminently today with the announce ment that Bulgarian troops had in vaded Serbia. Thus far few details have been received of this movement, which has generally been accepted. . The speech of former Premier Ven- izelos In the Greek chamber of depu- ties Is regarded In England as favor- i able to the cause of the entente tu lles. The "declaration of the former premier thrf"t it was no longer a ques tion wheth- Greece ought to make ' war . but m'Xrely she should do bo, was made tf'lth" the approval of a ma jority of tf chamber. The former premier toFJthe government plainly that only tP loVgas-Tlis " policy was followed 'It Arould receive-his support.' Unofficial' despatches from Nish state the Serbians have checked tha German adf"ance at sevil points on the Danube In some cases throwing back the UTjvaders across the river. In other directions they are said to have drivefa the invaders out of Ser bian village taken in the first assaults. On the etJstern front the Germans are still hafiimering at the position before Dvinlk, their latest effort bemp? to force t1 Ivina river ten miles i above the 3ty. Elsewhere, Russian ! forces are attacking fiercely, particu- , larly in eartern Galicia. Here they are reported to have won a consider able victory. All accounts of military observers testify to thr accuracy and efficiency of the RussPln artillery Which is now demonstrated beyond a doubt to have recovered frsm the handicap canl by shortage f ammunition. The fail ure of the"GFSrmans to capture Dvinslc after a month's fighting is character ized In England as evidence or re markable regeneration of the Russian forces. General Ivanoff has regained more than bllf of the ground evacu ated. The presence on the Caucasian front of Grand Duke Nicholas is expected ' to revivify operations there whicH have been inactive.pending the changa of command. Activity of British submarines in tha Baltic, is extending and it is the hope ot.the British to put' an end to the passage of supplies to Germans'- from Scandinavian countries. Recent events on both the eastern and western fronts have brought an other wave of optimism in Kngland, similar- to that occasioned two weelti ago by the British and French vic tories on the western battle Pelds. In view of the costly failure of the Her man attacks against Loos the'passins of French troops south of Souchez and the gradual extension of their gains "ear Tahure, the outlook on the 1 Franco-Belgian front is now regarded as more favorable to the entente allies. , Itt SSlAXS TAKE 2,'000 GERMANS AS PRISONERS. Fetrograd, Oct. 12 Russian forces have' pierced the Austro-German lines on the, Stripa river. They have already taken prisoner more than 2, 000 men and 60 officers and have captured four guns and 10 rapld-fir-ers. The Russian advance is being pushed vigorously. The victory for the Russians reported by Petrograd was won in eastern Gaiicia, where the troops of Emperor Nicholas start ed a formidable offensive coincident with the opening of the Teutonic campaign against Serbia. The at tack is made north of the Rumanian border and may have been undertak en with a view to the political effect on the Balkan situation. FIGHTING NEAR BELGRADE . Paris, Oct. 1?. Although Belgrade has been evacuated, the Matin's corre spondent at Nish, in a despatch filed Sunday, said the fighting continued stubbornly on the hills surrounding the city, some of which had been tak en and retaken several times. CHANGE MEETING HALL. Owing to a change of hall, th Corset Workers' Union, 133. who wen to meet tonisrht, have postponed t h election of officers until Friday night. Beginning this week the corset work ers , will meet at Odd Fellows' hall Cannon street, every Fridv.