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THE FARMER: JANUARY 5, 1916
1105 MAIN ST. HfT T g m 1 H05 MAIN ST.
008 MAIN ST. 101 ILIil ill ?V 10 ae st- 0ecil0
Hartford v kjt Paris
; Wholesale and Retail Leading Milliners
JANUARY' CLEARANCE SALE OF RELIABLE FUR
- SCARVES AND MUFFS A '
IT WILL PAY YOU TO IUY TOUi FCBS SOW IX R NEXT YEAR
S17.00 White Erminette Sets. .... $9.4S
1S.OO Bine Wolf Muffs .$9.98
12.00 White Iceland Fox Muffs $B.48
$10.00 White Iceland Fnx Muffs $5.48
f $.50 White Iceland Pox Sacnreg $4.48
. ' $5.00 White Iceland Fox Scarves $2.98
Children's Par Sets, formerly $4.00 to
" $15.00, Now Half Prices .
SIS.OO MtHlrio Seal Muffs. . .$ 9.98
- $10.00 Black Fox Muffs. .$11.75
; ;- $20.00 Blaok F03& Muffs U. .$14.75
$25.00 ftlax-k Fox Buffs. ...., .$18.75
$SO.OO Black Fox Muffs $21.48
$S5.0O Black Fox Muffs. , .$26.98
$40.00 Black Box Muffs. ...... .$31.48
$45.00 Black Fox Muffs .... $34.98
$17.00 Blaofc'Fox Scarves,. .....$11.98
$22.00 Black Fax Scarrcs., ; . ..$15.98
$27.00 Black Fox Scarves. . . $!.
$32.00 Black Fox Scarves . .$24.98
-. - We are the sole agents for the Black
; . KaroWa Lynx Fur. This is a gaax
aranteed fur and wairntqi to give sa&
israction and wear well.
; '$ 9.0O Black Narotna Lynx Muffs
$11.00 Black Narohta iynx Muffs
$10.00 Black Narobla liynx Muffs
; $21.00 Black Karobia Lynx Muffs
$ 9.0O-Black Jfarobia Lynx Scarves
. . . . $ 5.25
$12.00 Black Narohia. Lynx Scarves
-. $ 8-25
$16.00 Black STarooia Lynx Scarves
$21.00 Black Eastern Lynx Muffs. j
, or Scarves ...i.. ...$15.48
Five Antiquated U. SJ
WarshipsTto Junk Pile
V -Washington, Jan. 5 Five: ships no
longer fit or ven reserve duty have
been stricken from the navy list by
V orx'Tot the department. Two of
'.- tbem, th old monitors Terror an
Miantonomoh, now at the Philadel
phia navy yard, will be used as tar
gets. ' ' -' ' '
.- The other ships are the old -vfooden
steam 'frigate Lancaster, and gunboat
" Concord, and the- fuel ship Justin- . ,
or , -VotV Ton S ODenmif
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. Higher prices prevailed- at today's
opening, standard ; shares, specialties
and coppers scoring' gains with new
unimportant " changes. Lackawanna
Steel was the chief feature, won ad
vancing 6 1-2 points to 82 1-2 and
r Tennessee Copper rose a full point.
- New York Central again led the rail
road opening at a slight decline but
soon advanced sufficiently to recover
its quarterly dividend of 1 1-4 per
cent. U. S. Steel was in demand," ris
ing well aibove yesterday's final quota
tion. JJew Tork Airbrake led " the
specialties,, advancing 1-2 to 148,
later increasing this gain.
NoonI The market developed a ' fe
verish tendency tone atter the open
Ling, with abrupt declines in some spe
Icialties. -particularly- the -war 1 roup.
Bethlehem Steel fell IS to 445, Crucible
Steel 5 to 5 and oil find motor issues
were vto .4 points under. XJ. S, Steel
fell from 88 1-8 o S7 1-4 and rails were
,imilarly affected. Trading was ac
j ttve on the setback Shut by midday
' " nost losses ' sbowed full i recovery,
Bonds were irregular. .
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Weather Forecast ' -
New JHflTen, Jan. 5 Forecast:
Rain tonight; . Thursday clearing
- and 'colder. ' : , t ' - x -,
." Connecticut,:- Sain tonight,
Thursday rain or snow and
fof tier. : . ' , 1.,
. The western disturbance has
' moved eastward and is now cen-
tral ' over, the lak region. The
front edge of it has reached the '
' north. Atlantic coast. '. It is cans-;
injf ocal rains with high, winds
from the southern districts north-
. east to Maine and snow north-
- ward t-3 Michigan. - The temper
atures are higfa from Mississippi
T-alley eastward to the coast, hut
are low from the Mississrppt val
ley westward to the Rocky Moan- -
. tains. . The' temperature falls :
from 50 and 60 degrees in Illi
nois to SO and 40 degrees below
' zero in Montana. v The lake storm
will probably pass out the St.
.. Lawrence valiey. late tonight or
on Thursday. ' ,
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FAIRFIELD AVE. VARIETY STORE BROAD ST.
CO-OPEEATrVE CAR FARE
THURSDAY, JAN, 6
, ... . . SHARPENED. ' ' '.. . ,.
. J WITH COUPON
Shortly after the first of the year we will open
our new store which will be located at 140 Middle St.
Our new establishment will be the most modern and
best equipped hardware store in the East.
WE CLOSE AT 6 :00
"The Original Hawley'1
S2.O0 Black Eastern I .jn x Muffs
or Scarves . $19.48
$37.00 Black Eastern Lynx Muffs
or Scarves $27.48
$14.0d Natural Raccoon Muffs .. $ 9.75
$18.00 Natural Raccoon Muffs. ,$12.98
$24.00 Natural Raccoon Muffs. .$17.48
$2.00 Natural Raccoon Muffs. .$18.96
513.00 Natural Raccoon Neck
Pieces ...... , $ 8.48
$16.00 Natural 1 Raccoon Neck
$ 8.50 Black China, Wolf Muffs $ 4.75
$11.0 Black China Wolf Stuffs $ 6.75
$14.00 Black China Wolf Muffs $ 8.48
$23.00 Black Skunk Muffs $15.98
$21.00 Black Skunk Muffs $13.48
$25.00 Natural Skunk Muffs $18.48
SSl.OO Natural Skunk Muffs .$22.98
$36.00 Natural Skunk Muffs $27.48
$41.00 Natural Skunk Muffs. . - .$31.98
$52.00 Natural Skunk Muffs $40.98
$58.00 Natural Skunk Muffs $43.98
$19 OO Natural Skunk Scarves. .$12.98
26.00 Natural Skunk Scarves. .$17.48
$32.00 Natural Skunk ScartiS. . $21.48
9!1.00 Red Fox Sets... ...$13.98
S28.00 Red Fox Sets
S32.00 Red Fox Sets . f . ,
$12.00 Leopard Fur Sets .$ 6.48
2.75 Black Coney Muffs $ 1.89
$ 4.50 Black Coney Muffs - 2.5
6.00 Black Coney Muffs $ 3.75
4 an Black Coney Stuffs. ..,. 4.89
B.OO Black Coney Moffs.. .....$ 5.45
$ 2.75 Black coney in"
rv.ni. . rt-r"; 'w 1.48
$13.00 Jan Mink Muffs $ 8 25
S16.00 Jap Mink Muffs. 9.75
$ 6.00 . Black Coney or Belgian
Lynx scarves . . -
NEW HAVEN'S EMBARGO
NECESSITATES ONE BY
BOSTON & ALBANY ROAD
Boston, Jan- 5 Notice of an em
ago on all freight, consigned to. New
England points, except livestock, per
ishable foodstuffs, for human con
sumption, and coal, was sent by the
Boston & -Albany railroad to its cori
hections at . Albany, N. T- tonight.
This, step was necessary it. was stated
because of . the volume V of business
diverted to the road through the. em-bargo-
placed by the New York, New
Haven & Hartford railroad on Dec. 1.
Under these conditions, it is stated.
freight has accumulated west of Al-,-
bany money rapidly than the Boston
& Albany can move it East. The no
tice adds that- all freight billed prids
to kind including Jan. 5 will be ac
cepted and the hope is expressed that
with good weather- conditions, the em
bargo willbe lifted In a short time.
Insurance Rate Jumps
New Tork, Jan. 5. The activity of
submarines in the ' "Mediterranean
caused an . advance in war risk insurr
ance by local companies today on
cargoes for Mediterranean ports and
shipments, for the far; east through
the Suez CuiaL. A . rate "of 10 per
cent. Is quoted on cargoes In ships of
belligerent countriesxas compared with
of obe 5ee'. cent, before the sinking
of the Ancona and the , Tasaka Maru,;
' Underwriters say" their action was
suggested by information from London
that IJoyds have Virtually refused to
write war risks on Mediterranean bus
iness. ' i ' . '
Monroe Doctrine Gfets
Pan- American ; Boost
Washington Jan, 5.-Chief interest
in the' work of the Pan-American Sci
entific Congress today again appeared
centered in the section for the study
of International law where aftmost all
the speakers discusseu some phase of
, An avowal of a policy of non-interference
was advocated as- an un
avoidable necessity in the creation of
a greater Pan-American unity by Dr.
Luis Alfredo-Ottero. of Columbia.
TJnequallfled support of the Mon
roe doctrine and what he characteris
d as its complement, -the Drago doc
trine, was given by Dr. Manuel Caval
canti, - of Brazil, in an address on
problems of international laj? peculiar
Under the will pf Thomas L. Shev
lin, former Tale football " star, who
died last week, -his entire estate, ' esti
mated . at ; $3,500,000, is left , to his
widow and two children. '
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lot of these extra good pen
cils. You will be pleased
with them. . .1 .
.Pads, Tablets, Composition Books,
Vest Pocket and larger Memorandum
Books, with or without v index, all 5c
... " ' ' '
Boxes fine' Note Paper and " Cor
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549-555 WATER ST.
Thrilling Story of Terrific Battle Between Teutonic Aviators
and Entente Warships Is Related by Brother of Greek
King City Terrorized as Bombs From Airships Kill and
Wound Many Soldiers.
Athens, Jan. 5 Prince Andrew, of
Greece, brother of King Constantino,
in an interview today with ,the cor
respondent of The - Associated Press,
described the aeria,bombardment, of
the allies' camp at Zeltpenlik, on the
outskirts of Saloniki, on Dec. 30.
"The bombardment and the reply
of the fleets anchored in the roads at
Saloniki," said the Prince, "was 'one
pof the most extraordinary sights imag
inable. I was riding back from the
morning's work with my regiment
about 10:30 when I was startled by a
deafening explosion some 200 yards
away. Areat cloud of black smoke
arose followed shortly.by three more
explosions at regular intervals. Then
came the familiar, rocket-like sound
of a shell passing through the air,
evidently fired by one of -the warships
In the harbor. .- .
"Naturally, my first thought was
that for some reason the fleet was
bombarding -Baloniki. Therefore, I
rode straight to the nearest British
post, which happened, to be a hospital
not far from the Greek-camp. 'Why
are you bombarding the city?" I
asked the officers. Then for the first
time t looked" up and saw three ma
chines fully 3,000 feet high flying in
line from the northeast and turning
just over the harbor toward the north
west in . which direction ' they finally
"The bombs dropped with the great
est precision one after another killing
and -wounding, a number of the allies'
Only Two of , Children Aboard Torpedoed Liner Are Saved.
Explosion Coming at Luncheon' Time--Traps Scores In
, Dining - Salons Big Vessel Sinks Within Few-Minutes'
, London, Jan. 5 The! survivors 'of
the British ' steamship Persia, which
was , torpedoed in the . Mediterranean
last Thursday, reached i Alexandria.
Egypt, ' according" to the account -sent
by Renter's correspondent'; at 'that
point, all bearing traces of shock and
hardship.' - Mostv of them had badly
bruised and bandaged . limbs. ' One
woman is in a hospital with a broken
leg. . V
, The tragedy was . enacted so unex
pectedly that the 'survivors say they
hardly realised what happened, con
sequently they had little tp tell. The
passengers were sitting " quietly. - at
luncheon, everyone in good ' humor
and an atmosphere of gaiety prevail
ing. Five minutes later those who es
caped were in boats or clinging to
wreckage, and the luxurious liner was
completely gone. I . ,-
Luuobeon had just started when
there came a terrific explosion. The
liner trembled a moment' later listed
sharply to port. Only those wrio left
their' seats instantly and those who
had not yet come down to! the dinlrfg
saloon had any . chance to escape.
Many seemed paralyzed with fear and
sat as if glued to their, seats. Their
indecision was fatal as the J water
poured in and the list increased. Some
of those who gained the deck lost
their footing, and slipped immediately
into the sea while others-were swept
away by waves. .:
" It was -possible-J;o launch boats only
on one side of ,.the- ship and only the
prompt action by . "officers and crewj
enabled them to launch the boats. All
the passengers praise the coolness and
quickness of the ' crew. There were
no signs Of panic. Every one made
the most of the few, remaining mo
ments. -' ..
One young woman described her
experiences as follows:
"I . was just sitting down at table
when the explosion occurred.' I ran
at once to my -cabin for a life pre
server and twice was thrown down in
the passage. by the rocking-of the ship.
I got to njy cabin, snatched a life
belt Sand rushed to the-Seek. I had
the utmost difficulty in keeping 'my
footing and was again thrown flown.
As I reached the- deck the liner
J'urched' heavily and I fell. .Although
badly shaken and bruised . I quickly
managed to adjust the lifebelt and
jumped into the sea where I was res
cued 15 minutes later."
Two men going to Egypt rushed to
the bridge and dived . into tne water
from which they were saved. Moth
All Furs including Fur Coats will be Greatly
" DON'T MISS IT
ELLS AS NAVY
iHTS AIR RAIDERS
soldiers but not touching the cityf
Meanwhile, the firing of the fleet grew
thunderous. It was impossible to hear
yourself think. In a short time it be
came evident that the fire from the
fleetwas more dangerous) than the
Bombs of the aeroplanes as some of
the shells, aimed wild, -whistled di
rectly over the- tOWn, one narrowly
missing Major Metxas and a troop of
Greek cavalry returning from exercise.
Shells began to drop with frequency
over the city, one even piercing two
floors of a. tram station and burying
itself in the ground cellar. The pop
ulace, not understanding what it was
all about, were greatly excited. '
"Toward noon a fourth aeroplane
arrived following exactly the same
course as the others, though flying
lower. The black maltese crosses were
plainly visible on its wmgs. My wife
and I watched its flight, from the bal
cony of our house. -;
"Hiding home along King George
street towards tea time I was as
tounded to see French soldiers and a
dense crowd surrounding the German
consulate. Further along the street
other consulates presented the same
sight. The consuls were hustling
through the crowds, talking to the
iTencn commander. General Sarrail,
cross-examined, then put aboard the
battleship . Patrie 'to the accompani
ment throughout of the stares and
comments of curious crowds.
"Despite appearances," the Prince
said, "Saloniki is still Greek."
ers went in queat o thei children
nd - never returnfed. Only two chil
dren were saved. The chief officer
is said to , havo been Mn his cabin
at the time of the explosion. He
rushed to the bridge -kni did all that
was humanly possible. He went down
with the ship but. was rescued fro ran
me water, ne xnmxs mat tne captain
sank with the ship although some pas
sengers strid they saw thee aptain
swimming. - ,
Many of the passengers of the Per
sia believe that in addition to the
boats in which they were ' saved two
other lifeboats got clear of the sink
ing steamer according to a-Reuter's
despatch from Alexandria. The chief
officer of the Persia, however, thinks
that this is improbable and that if
other boatti wcreeein' aa some of
the passengers declared, they -were
empty boats which broke, loose when
the steamef turned over and-went to
the1, bottom. This view is supported
my the other surviving officer.
The, survivors lost everything they
ewned and during tho 80 hours they
spent in thexbo.ts suffered severely
from the cold. None of i(hem -had
warm clothing. There was . a Suffi
cient supply of water 'and provisions,
however as the boats were already
stocked in accordance, with marine
Everything possible is- being done
here for. the comfort of the survivors.
Charles Grant, "of Boston, who so far
as known Is the only American now
nble to tell the story of the disaster,
is a guest on board the United States
crusire Des Moines.
Sixty-three Lascars among the sur
vivors include a fireman and several
stewards. Only one of the steward
esses was saved. ' ;
U. S. Mails 'In England,
Delayed By Censors
. Londoii, Jan. S. -In consequence of
the inauguration, of censorship of
mails arriving in England from the
United States, the letters brought in
last Sunday on the steamships St. Paul
and Noorham have not been distri
buted although the government states
first class mail is not to be delayed
longer than 24 hours after its arrival.
With the automobile shojw and half
a doaen conventions on, Ne,w Xork
hotelkeepers report their hoetelries
1108 MAIN ST.
Won By Nurse
lC5 7E& bVik TZON
Sister ' Martron, the nurse who has
received more royal decorations than
any other woman in Europe for Red
Cross work, has been in every war
since the Transvaal, spending days
and nights within the firing lines. She
has received Boer, Albanian, French,
Belgian and Servian medals and was
recently presented to King George.
She is called the. Florence Nightingale
of the trenches.
The funeral of Deborah, wife of
James Bounds, was held at' l6:30
O'clock this morning from the late
residence, 1190 Stratford avenue, and
a half hour later from St. Luke's
Episcopal church,-'Stratford avenue.
Rev. William H. Jepson, rector, offi
ciated at the services. There were
many sorrowing relatives and friends
present. Burial was in Union' ceme
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DAVID W. JUDSON. ' '
David W. Judson, an- expressman,
died at. the family residence, 8809
Main street, Stratford, last evening,
after ah extended Illness. Mr. Jud
son was 77 years of age. For 25 years
he conducted an express business be.
tw'een Stratford and Bridgeport. Ten
years ago he abandoned that pursuit
and established a small grocery store
on North avenue, . Stratford. He had
been ailing for a long time with heart
trouble, but -had 'been active around
the house and store up to two days
ago. Fraternally, he was a member
of the Oronoque ; lodge of Odd Fel
lows. He leaves to mourn his loss,
three daughters; . Mrs. Julian S. Clin
ton, Mrs. Amy Holmes and Mrs. Shel
don Treat, all of Stratford.
G. O. P. LEGISLATURE
CONVENES AT BOSTON
BOstfen, Jan. 5. The overwhelming
Republican majority in hoth .branches
made certain the re-election of Chan
rung P. Cox, of Boston, as speaker of
the House of Representatives and the
election of Hehry G. Wells, of Haver
hill, as president of thj Senate when
the legislature convened . today. Senator-elect
Samuel McCall and other
state officers will be inaugurated to
morrow. ' ' -
The usual flood of bills has been
filed and the session probably will last
for " several . months. Taxation prob
lems will occupy much of thfe time of
the legislature, tho adoption of a con
stitutional amendment last fall having
paved the way for change in the ;tax
laws which previously were impossi
bin. TTndar the amendment the leg
islature is empowered to tax socalled
"intangibles." at a aifterenc raies irora
real estate and personalproperty.
DECISION FOR DR. BJUUMER.
In the action of Dr. Louis Blumer
against the Young Men's Christian as
sociation of this city. Judge Joseph P.
Tuttle filed f decision at Hartford yes
terday with the clerk of- the superior
eourt. He overruled the -defendant's
demurrer to the complaint; overruled
the defendant's motion -that the com
plaint be made more specific, except
4-1..,. t-.. niuwiar iia rnn 11 T fl ' to state
the name of the person who acted ton
the defendant in making the contrast
.itVi riy Riwmf.r The ludere also de
nies the defendant's motion that mat-
tin. -ha otrlnlirin ffnm Tlf. 'RlUmer'S
complaint- Dr. Blumer rented War
ner hall, which Is owned uv tne ae
f endant. Subsequently the defendant
cancpllBrl tho i-nntract. Dr. Blumer
sues to recover the loss he' alleges ha
sustained because of tne cancellation.
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AMERICANS ON .FRENCH LINER LAFAYETTE
V WARNED AS WERE THOSE ON LUSITANIA
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"' " 1 " 11 ' "' 1 1'" '' " 11
Tn n anloin.1 eahleeram'to America from Paris Richard Harding Davis j
asserted that American passengers sailing on the new French liner Lafayette .
from -Bordeaux to New York had received warnings similar to those sent to
tVio T.imitn.Tiia'a nassenerers before they embarked on their last voyage. M.
Treyvoux, passenger manager of the French line in New York, said there was
no need of alarm, as the liner's path was well guarded. No. 1 in the pictures.
Captain Loui Roch of the Lafayette; Nos. 2 and 3, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Clews, Jr. and Edna Wallace Hopper, on the passenger list; No. 4, the Lafay
ette. She was built last year. -
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL
A pleasant surprise was given on
Miss Margaret Lavery at her home,
197 Orchard 'street, Monday evening.
Miss Margaret was taken back which
fact made the event more interesting.
Games, singing, dancing ancj playing
were enjoyed by the merry crowd.
Leslie Cole sang many vocal selections,
while Miss Hazel Cavanaugh's piano
playing scored a hit. Numerous violin
solos were played by Miss Irene Mc
Donald. ' Later in the evening a dainty lunch
eon was served after which more en
tertainment ensued. 'Those present
were the Misses Hazel ' Cavanangh,
Irene McDonald, Beatrice Lavery,
Catherine Nolan, : May Molan, Thilma
Bakus, Catherine Brady, Margaret La
very, May Navatney, Gertrude Card,
Evelyn Cavanaugh, Lena' Canfleld,
Gladys Flynn, and Harold Stjulres,
Leslie - Cole, Frank Jabbex, Al. Mur
phy, Vincent Colgan, Steven Kane,
Walter Shandler, Francis-Toley, Eddie
Paterson, Louise Whitney, Charles
Hanson, Christy Swtrtz, Robert
Mitches, Jack Ryan. .
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Made of fine coutil yet strong enough to ;
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GEORGE LAUDER, YACHT
ENTHUSIAST, DEAD AT 37
Greenwich, Jan. 5 George Lauder,
Jr., a prominent yachtsman, whose
schooner yachy Endymion, finished
fourth in the Transatlantic race in J
1905, died a this home here yeeter- "
day of pneumonia, aged 37 years. He
had also taken part in the Sandy
Hook ocean races -and was a contes
tant in the New York to Cape May
races and many other yachting
events. He was a member of the
New York Yacht club and was one
of the syndtate which built the De
fiance, a candidate for defender of
the American cup in the international
Recently with his sisters, Mrs. J.
C. Greenway of Greenwich, and Miss I
Elisabeth Lauder of Pittsburgh, Pa., i
he gave a new building to the Yala i
Medical School. " He was a. nephew
of Andrew Carnegie.
Physicians attending General "VTo j
toriano Huerta report his condition J
slightly Improved, .
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