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LATE . WAR BULLETINS.
'37 Years Selling Good Furniture' Copenhagen, Dec. 11 Pelrograd newspapers report that Chinese troops have arrived in Harbin, Manchuria, to pro tect Chinese interests, according to the Berlingske Tidende. - London, Dec. li No attempVwill be made to define the future position of Jerusalem until a general peace comes, the Times, says it understands. In the meantime the city will be . treatpd as in British military occupation and will be under martial law. j " v Paris', Dec. 11 "Patrol encounters occurred north of Be zonvaux (Verdun' front)' and near Lazine (Champagne) says the war office statement of to day. "Active artillery fighting developed in some sectors of upper Alsace and Lorraine, Everywhere else the night was calm." Vienna, Dec 11, via London Honved storming troops have wrested from the Italians the Bressanin bridge head in the. mountainous region- near the Piave river, according to the official statement today by theAuetro-Hungarian war office. Two hundred thirty-four Italians were taken prisoner, and 10 machine guns 'were captured. . . . J neme, Dec. 11 Powerful attempts made by the Austro- Germans to retake the Agenzia and Zuliani positions In the " Capo Sile region of the lower Piave river were sanguinarily repulsed yesterday by the Italians, it was announced today by the war office. I! ARTFORD FIRE AUSES DA'.IAG OF $100,000 Sirtford, Dec 11. Fire of tmdster mined 'origin swept the. top- floor ol the flve story building at 26-28 High street early this morning, doing dam age estimated at, .between $T5,000 and IICO.OOO . A stock of 1,200 automobile tires stored in . the front part of the building was destroyed.' The store room of a hotel at the rear was badlj damaged and the lower floors Of the building ocuiied toy the R. S. Peck Co. artd- the Goodyear Co. were soaked, The damage to the founding and 'to the stock of the Godyear Co. is cov ered by insurance. The building be. longs to the Hartford Investment Co. INQU SUGAR SHORTAGE Washington, Dec. 11 Inquiry, by a senate committee into the causes for the shortages of sugar and coeJ with a view to recommending legislation to improve the situation was ordered by the Senate today on motion- of Senator Lodge. .. -. ' DIED. ; . ' BXLTZ In New Yprk city, Dec 10th, li7,' Ahnie M widow of Charles M Biltz, aged 63 years. . - Friends are invited to attend the funeral from he German Reform ed church. Congress street, Brflge 1 port, .on Thursday, Dec. 13th at 2:30 "p. m. Burial in Park cemetery. Kindly i omit flowers. Tllb" HALL In Stratfleld, Dec. 10th, 1917, Florence A. Parrack, Wife of Ar thur W. 'Hall, aged 32 years, 4 months, 23 days. " ' ' Friends are invited to attend the funeral at her late home, No. 97 Stratfleld Road, on Wednesday, Dec 12th, at 2 o'clock p. m. Burial in Oak Lawn cemetery, ' Fairfield. ap 35. EATING In Newtown. Dec 10th, 1917. Bridget, wife of the late John Keating, i Friends are invited to attend the funeral from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. T F. McMahon, Newtown, on Thursday, Dec 13th, at 9:30 a. m. and from St. -Rose's church, at 10:00 a. m. - Interment, St Rose's cemetery. Newtown, b BARRY In Hartford, Conn.. Chas. Gt. Barry, aged 35 years, 7. months, it days. Friends are invited to attend the funeral' from the Mortuary Chapel of August G. Baker, No. 1297 Strat ford avenue, on Wednesday, 2:30 p. m. Interment, Lakevlew cemetery Automobile cortege. Merlden pa pers please, copy. " a LOST A large black dog from Lt u- rel avenue; reward. Animal Rescue League Home, 984 Lindley "street. Barnuni 3151. Tllb'p ELT2CTRIC SPOT LIGHT A 310.00 lamp for 33.50 and a 39.00 lamp for 32.50, while they last. At room 421 Newfleld ' Bid., 1188 Main Street. Til r WANTED At once in an institution A white man and wife as resident janitor and laundress, both must be sober, honest, trustworthy, strong and capable. References requir ed. Would have comfortable room, use of bath, good wages. Tel. Supt. Rarnum 478. ' a IRES INTO UARREL WHICH Y BE FATAL Coroner John J. Fhelan . started an investigation this morning into the quarrel between Isaac Monroe of 42 Columbus place, and ThomaB,John son of Stratford, which is likely to re suit in the death of Johnson. Johnson is at St.. Vincent's hospital in a critical condition with a fractured skull, ana Monroe is held by the police on as sault charges pending the result of the injury to Johnson. According to . the story told to the corbner' today . by witnesses Monroe and Johnson quarreled yesterday in the yards of the Bridgeport Brass Co, at Pembroke and Willard streets. Monroe, a teamster, left the yards, and got on the seat of his truck. Johnson followed him out, and- start' ed to get on the truck, making a threat to Monroe. Then Monroe Is al leged to have stQOd np, apparently to get off the truck,, and to have struck Johnson, knocking him down. John son's head struck the pavement, frac turing his skull Coroner Phelan is making the in vestigation in' view of the imminent death of Johnson. " , Among the witnesses who appeared were Stewart Willis, a driver for the Brass Co., who saw most of the af fair, and Policemen Simpson and Su- ponski, who later arrested Monroe. Monroe was before the city court on charges of assault and the case continued until the result of J ohnson' injuries are ascertained. ' y ASK $1,000 APPROPRIATION. The City Plan Commission, Walter B. Lashar, chairman, filed a requlsi Uon for $1,000 with City Auditor Keat ing today, to cover the expenses of that office during the next fiscal year, The same amount was appropriated in this year's budget, SARAH A, SPERRT Following a protracted lHns, Sarah A, aged 77 years, widow of William .W, Sperry, died late last night at the family residence, 117 Alpine street. Mrs. Sperry was widely known in the city. JOHN SZUCS vs. Order of Notice. SOPHIE BILAGH SZUCS STATE OF CONNECTICUT, -FAIRFIELD COUNTY 88. SUPERIOR COURT, Bridgeport, Dec. 10th, A.D. 1917 Upon the Complaint of the said JOHN. SZUCS, praying, for reasons therein set forth, for a divorce and custody of the minor children JOHN and GEJORGE, now pending before this Court, having .'been returned thereto on the first Tuesday of Sep tember, 1917. It appearing to and being found by this Court that SOPHIE BILAGH SZUCS, the said defendant is absent from this State and gone to parts un known and that notice of the pen dency of the complaint was given as required by order of notice hereto fore issued, and now the Plaintiff asks for a further order of notice in the premises. , Therefore Ordered, that notice of the pendency of said complaint be given by publishing this order in the Bridgeport Evening Farmer, a news paper ' printed in Bridgeport, - three times successively, commencing on or before the 11th day of December A. D. 1917. By the Court, FRED W. TRACT, Asst. Clerk of the Superior' Court for Fairfield County. Tils i r, , i , n n UPHOLSTERY AND SLIP COVERS 1 ' CHRISTMAS IS COMING , HAVE YOUR HOME FIXED FOR THE HOLIDAYS. We have a big selection of tapestry, veleur, genuine leath er and imitation leather covered parlor suites. - We have one of the most completely equipped workshops in the city, pur specialty is upholstery work In all its branches. If your furnkure needs the attention of expert, ;you will And that we wNl do your work satisfactorily and at prices that will be reasonable for high class work. A ' ; B PIECE PARLOR SUITES, UPHOLSTERED IN TAPESTRY AND FRAMES POLISHED LIKE NEW. : ."" " ---'SPECIAL $12 AND UP. , " , - -: rSLlP COVERS, $6.98 v ",- Write or phone and salesman will call with full line of samples, ; " . All Goods Retailed at Wholesale Prices, : ,Orders taken and delivered 25 miles around the city. The American Uplioisleriitfl Mig. Co. ' BflO STATE ST., COR. IRANISTAN AVE. ' Phone Noble 41$ 7 A ZiVJ Shop Wednesday the 'day ' of EXTRA VALUES IN BRIDGEPORT! It's the great mid-week Shopping day when those who can, do their buying, instead of waiting for Satur day with its terrible crowds and rush. Be -a Wednesday Shopper if you can. ,,V ' I J--si (iff 9 M At N S T R &&T l J t Between Arch & Miah Sts S! Shop at LEE'S The house of EXTRA VALUES every day in the year. Your Xmas money will bo wisely spent here where the assortments are wide and varied and the economies great and many.' . Furniture is m useful gift and good furniture lasts s - lifetime with a memory always revered. . The Christmas Gift Supreme ! LEE'S assortment the fln-est in town. . a Little Money LEE'S terms the most convenient ever Pay the Balance Down the Kin8 ofere(j. Come at once and make your selec- lou Wlsh ln of Talking Ma- , . ' Easy Weekly or chines" to Your ll0nS' Monthly Pay- The Grafonola Brings Real Pleasure to All meats, the Family Every Day in the Year. A Most Acceptable Xmas Gift Cedar Chests .and Real Values at These Prices ; $7.98, $9.08, $11.50, $20 ror g$ Amas A Gift of Sparkling CUT GLASS Selected from our beautiful line will be appreciated. Ice Cream Trays ............ $4.50 Orange Bowls $4.50 Celery Dishes ............... $2.00 Cream Pitcher and Sugar Bowl $1.65 Mayonnaise Set .". . . . $1.80 And Numerous Others. Strong, Substantial Fumed Oak LIBRARY TABLE with drawer and lower de Aiy shelf. A, big bargain. pOTrO CHILI REN'S ROC 111 in splendid assortment. $1.25, $1.75 $2.25, $3.00 $4.00 $5.50 . EXTRA SPECIAL ' Fumed Oak AQA Child's Rocker Jf5 Strong & Substantial All Kinds and Styles at Any Price You Want to Pay. See Our Wonderful Stocjc Before Buying Prices 50c to $2.50 GOLDEN OAK ligh Chairs At prices to suit every size pocket-book. $1.75 v v9 v v v A Merry and up to $7.00 ' m$ rou 49c $J-oo, $1.25, $i.so, W i E? See Our Large Assortment ''l' - Jilillii AV . &k. ' of Lightning Guiders.. s jTTwj - THE LEE BROS FURNITURE CO. 1379 MAIN ST. COURT CONFIRMS AWARD.TO VISNEY . Commissioners appointed by th Superior Court to appraise the value of the Hull farm of about 75 acres, in Eaaton, owned by John Visney, and wanted by the Bridgeport Hy draulic Co. for a part of the Bridg-e- I oort reservoir ayatem, have reported I -.warding Visney the sum of $5,600 h "or the farm. The report of the oom mission, John Lee,, Edward t. Gil lette, and Hanford Osborn, Was ac cepted by Judge Howard J. Curtie in the Superior Court, and the award confirmed. Condemnation proceedings were in stituted by the Hydraulio Co. which claims the land is necessary for the protection of the water supply of Bridgeport, as it adjoins the Eaaton reservoirs, and after it ihad failed to reach agreement with the owners. Xt la understood the company offered $4,500, but that the owners wanted about $8,000. The report of the com missioners seems in the nature of a compromise. NAME ROME STREET AFTER PRES. WILSOJS Rome, Dee, 11 -Strong support is given by the press to si proposal by several organizations to name a street of Rome after President Wilson, COUPIiE TO MARRY. A marriage license was issued at the town clerk's office today to Leon Abraham Reed, 26, assistant superin tendent, 25 Vine street, and Eufla May Millar, 18, of 168 Ha61wood ave nue. " . SHOPLIFTER IS FINED. On a charge of shoplifting, Mrs. Rosle Korowsky, alias Bitenka, ad dress not given, was fined $19 and costs by Judgre 3P. . Barltett Jn the poliee court, this meming. The w6than was accused of stealing hand bags and other atticles from tcresge's Ave and tea cent stflie. Ottawa, Dee. ii-foday's Canadian Oversea casualty list centalnS the dams of A. L. June of Stamford, Conn., one of several Americans wounded. Farmer Want Ads. One Cent