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TIMES: JAMTAKY 5, 1918 -
PRISONERS ON
(ITALIAN FRONT
FOUND RAGGED
GERMANS TRYING
SECRET DEAL IN
PEACE DICKERING
OST PALATIAL SALOON IN WASHINGTON
IS CONVERTED INTO A BRANCH POST OFFICE
ROWLAND'S
803
Entrances In Main Street, Fairfield Avenne. and Cannon Street
Bridgeport, Conn.,
Saturday, Jan. 5, 1918.
Weather: Fair tonight; Sunday
partly cloudy and warmer
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London, Jan. B Pending the re
sumption of conferences In Brest
Litovsk today no fresh developments
are reported from Russia regarding
the peace negotiations. Dispatches
from Petrograd report attempts by
the German delegates in Petrograd to
make some sort of clandestine agree
mMit with the mninhers ef the con
stituent assembly.
The correspondent of the Daily
News says the Germans are trying
through a neutral diplomat to get
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the assembly. Their object is ob
vious, he adds, as the parties opposed
to the Bolshevlkl are quite ready to
profit by the Bolshevik refusal to
make peace and to tell the people
that the Bolshevlkl promised them
peace but gave them war.
The version of the correspondent
t the Dally Mail Is that the Germans
hve been patting pressure, direct or
Indirect, on the government In con
meetloa with the summoning of a
constituent assembly as the Germans
have been making It pretty obvious
that they are unwilling to recognize
the Bolshevlkl as representatives of
a majority oC the Russian people or
even as temporary trustees of the
sovereign power. The Daily News
dispatch expresses fear that Ger
many will find the constituent as
sembly more amenable than the Bol
shevlkl in regard to making peace
and quotes Foreign Minister Trotzky
as saying that the bourgeois are pre
pared to give away half the country,
if they eaa obtain control of the
government of the other half.
Regarding the altitude of the Uk
raine toward the Germans, the Daily
1 News says the rada is willing to strike
' a bargain with the Germans. The
Petrograd correspondent of the
. Times, who ta now In London, writes
the Ukrainians are determined to
: send a mission to Brest-Lltovsk, not
, to negotiate a separate peace but to
j ascertain Germany's Intentions toward
1 Ltttte Russia, i The Germans are
willing, he says, to recognise the
rada on the bdsls that the Ukraine
I supply Germany with foodstuffs and
recognize German economic interests
In the Ukraine. Neither of these
i points the correspondent adds, Is to
LiUttla Russia's taste, but If the Allies
fall to help the Ukrainians or adopt
a policy of compromise with the Bol
sfaevlU the rada may have to yield
) and the Onssacks, too.
. Newspapers in Petrograd continue
i to report fighting in the south where,
i recording to the correspondent of the
Times, civil war is waging fast and
fiarfooa. In several places there are
reported to have been scenes of fierce
fighting. These Include Ekaterino-
1 Slav where it is said fighting already,
has lasted five days. However, as
I communication south and east of
Petrograd is precarious at the best,
1 the reports convey little Information.
The Aastro-Garman delegations in
( fofilCrJ1 proiess to have informa-
tbat the Allies have decided to
break relations with Russia. Per-
, haps this is the reason why the offl
; etala of the British embassy have
1 taken pains to assure Trotxky that the
departure of Sir George Buchanan is
purely on account of ill health and
that he would have left last March
. but for the persuasion of former
! Foreign Minister Terestchenko.
I Trotzky also was told that the other
I members of the embassy have no
i Intention to leave Petrograd at pres-
. ant. V. O. Lindley. councillor of the
remains in charge of the
The Bctsbevik eovemmen has found
WtzDo sanlfl the rash : of events to da-
are tint Bass) a shall adopt phonetic
SjmlWrMr on Jan 14- Three vowels
Isad one consonant will be dropped
from the Rasnfaui alphabet.
' Chancellor von HertUng annoano
! 4 to tisa asin committee of the Ger
man retchstatt that Foreign Minister
von Knehlmann had been instructed
to reject the Russian proposal to
sold the peace negotiations in a neu
tral eocntry.
WED.
- j IiTOW In this city, Saturday, Jan. i.
) ltlS. at the homo of her daughter,
t Mrs. Oraoe M. Myers, No. 32 East
Mala street, Mary B. Dyon. ap
; WALSB in this city, Jan. 4, lilt.
I TlmothT Walsh.
j Friends are invited to attend the
funeral from his late residence. No.
j 111 Lewis street, on Monday, Jan.
, 1. at 8:10 a. m. and from Sacred
'! Heart church at S a. m. with sol-
" m Men mass.
1 Interment at St. Michael's eeme-
.1 tery. Automobile cortege. a
ifCOOHSOB In Hartford, Conn., Jan.
It years.
Friends are Invited to attend the
funeral at the residence of his sis
ter, Mrs. Elizabeth Elssworth, 66
North Washington avenue on Tues
day, Jan. Sth at, 8:30 a. m. and at
HC Patrick's church at 9 a. m
' interment St. Michael's ceme
tery, A 6 b
LAM? OKI) In Stratford, Conn, Jan.
1, J18, Edwin Alvord, aged 77
years, months, 21 days.
Friends are invited to attend the
. fansral from the residence of his
son, fYedk. E, Alvord, Jackson Ave.,
j ' Stratford on Sunday, Jan, - 6th at
. 1:10 p. m.
" Interment at Union Cemetery,
Stratford, Automobile cortege, a
YROsT In this city, Jan. 1.1918,
: Frank Edwin Byron, Infant son of
George F. Jr., and Mary Henninger
Byron, aged 1 year, 2 months, 10
' days,
Friends are invited to attend the
' funeral at the home of his parents,
.' No. 140 Mountain Grove street on
5 Monday, Tth Inst., at 2 o'clock p. m.
; Burial in Park cemetery. A 4 bp
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verted into a branch post office. The
pied from November 1, when the capital
ports the beautiful mahogany of the bar has been scarred by the removal of the brass rail, and one or the re
frigerating colls has been removed to accommodate a parcel scale. Otherwise the fixtures are the same.
OBITUARY
Wilt! am Whidden, an employe of
the Hotel Stratfield, died yesterday ai
the Bridgeport hospital. He was
employed at the hotel for one jear
and a half.
GEORGE W. NAIRN.
George W. Nairn, aged 25 years,
died last evening at the Bridgeport
hospital. Mr. Nairn was a machinist
by trade. Burial will be in Long
Cove, Me.
SARAH JANE DUNBAR.
Sarah Jane Dunbar, aged T-i years.
died last night at the family resi
dence, 62 Fairmount avenue. Mrs.
Dunbar was well known In the North
End. She was born in Cornwall
Bridge, Conn. Funeral services will
Ik- held Monday afternoon.
VUXSLIAX WATSON.
The funeral of William Watson was
held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from
the family residence, 1294 Banrani
avenue. Rev. Wallace W. Rosa, pas
tor of the Universalis! church, of
ficiated. (Burial was in Mountain
Grove cemetery. v
JOHN V. GBfHJSK.
Funeral services for John Wesley
Croose were held ftris afternoon at 1
o'clock at the mortuary chapel of
Walker & Banks, Fairfield avenue.
Rev. John Brown, pastor of First
Baptist church, officiated. Burial was
in Lakevlew cemetery.
HARRIETT "T,TJ-W
Following a long illness, Harriett
Miner died yesterday at the family
residence, 185 Island Brook avenue.
Mrs. Miller was well known in the
North End. She was a member of
the Church of the Nativity. Funeral
services will he held Monday after
noon. TZORA TEMNG.
The funeral of Izora Deming was
held this morning at 9 o'clock from
the residence of her daughter, Mrs.
William Farrell, 527 East Main street-
Rev. Father Rnggles of Trinity Epis
copal church, conducted the services.
Many relatives and friends were ia
attendance. There were many floral
tributes. The body was sent on the
10:48 train for burial at Worcester,
TIMOTHY WALSH.
After an illness of two days, Tim
othy Walsh died yesterday afternoon
at the Bridgeport hospital. He was
widely known in the city and was
employed at the West End post of
fice. Besides his wife, he Is survived
by five children, Daniel, James, Harry
Mary and George. He was affiliated
with Park City council. No. 18, K. of
C, .Alpha circle, and the Holy Name
society of Sacred Heart R. C. church.
GEORGE S. FISHER.
Funeral eervtees for George S.
Fisher were held yesterday afternoon
at '2:30 o'elock from the home of
Mrs. Joseph Savard, 1315 Noble ave
Lnue. Rev. Benjamin F. Root, pastor of
St. Paul's Episcopal church, officiated.
Before the services, Mrs. George L.
Hubbell sang "Beautiful Land On
High," and at the conclusion "Sleep
On, Sleep On." A delegation from
St. John's lodge of Masons exempli
fied its ritual at the grave in Moun
tain Grove cemetery. The pall bear
ers were members of St. John's
ledget
MART HODGINS.
M-ny relatives and friends attend
ed the funeral of Mary Hodgins, held
this morning at 8:30 o'clock, from her
late residence, Jackson avenue, Strat
ford. At 9 o'clock at St. James' R.
C. church, Stratford, a high mass of
requiem was offered up for the , re
pose of her soul by Rev. Michael J
O'Connor. At the offertory Miss
Agnes O'Connor sang "Ave Maria,"
and at the conclusion of the services
Tome Unto Me." There was a wealth
of floral tributes. The pall bearers
W6re Timothy Ryan, Cornelius
Ahearn, Thomas Sheridan, John
Keane, John ' MeMahon and Patrick
Bannan. Burial was in St Michael's
eemetery.
DHi A FIN AN,
A large number of relatives and
friends attended the obsequies of De
lia, wife of Thomas Finan, held this
morning at 8:30 o'clock . from thp
family residence, 263 Charles street
A solemn mass of requiem was sung
at St Patrick's R. C. e church at 9
o'clock, toy Rev. Charles M. Kelly.
Rev. Joan 43. iLyaeh officiated as dea-
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location, probably the most desirable business site in the city, was unoccu
went dry, until a' few days ago. The
con and Rev. John J. Keane, sub
deacon, Schmidt's requiem mass
was sung by the church choir. As
the body was being borne Into the
church the choir rendered "Heaven
Is Her Home." Miss Norma Weber
sang, "Face to Face," at the conclu
sion of the service. Many beautiful
floral tributes were In evidence. The
pall fcearers were- H. G. Bogey, Emil
Berger, M. Hackett, H. Rogers, J. M.
Bryne and T. Mann. Rev. Father
Kelley accompanied the cortege to
St. Michael's cemetery and read the
ct mmittal service.
GERMAN CROWN
PRINCE PRAISES
VALOR OF ARMY
Amsterdam, Jan. 5 The German
crown prince in a New Year order to
his army praises its" valor in the bat
tles of tha year just closed. The or
der, as reproduced In the Dusseldorf
Ncarhrichten, reads:
"The year 1917 has gone down Into
history and with It the deeds of arms
of my army. The French army stood
ready on the Aisne and in the Cham
pagne to deliver a great decisive blow.
An overwhelming superiority of men,
arms and ammunition was counted on
to force a victory for the enemy.
"The assault sanguinarily collapsed
before your faithfulness and bravery.
Tou thereby broke the enemy's
strength and paved the way to victory
for the German arms in Russia and
Italy.
' "In a tenacious struggle, relying
only on your own strength and your
self sacrifice and courage, in difficult
battles on the Chemin des Dames, in
the Champagne and on the blood sod
den ground of "Verdun, you protected
the rear of the advancing armies in
the east and the south. In loyal com
radeship you also fought in Flanders
and near Cambral for Germany's
honor.
"Proud, and with a thankful heart,
I behold you, my brave resolute lead
ers and my heroic troops. With an
unstained shield and a sharp sword we
stand on 'the threshold of the new
year oxound the imperial war lord.
ready to strike and win, God with us."
HUNS PREPARING
FOR AMERICANS'
BIG AERO FLEET
With the American Army in France,
Friday, Jan. 4 By the Associated
Press) Germany's plans for aerial
warfare on a larger scale than hereto
fore, it Is indicated in documents
taken from enemy prisoners, are
founded on published statements re
garding the aerial warfare plans of
the United States." Information to
this effect has reached the American
expeditionary forces.
It is indicated that the -Germans,
believing America intended putting
machines by the tens of thousands
into the battle area, immediately en
larged their own plans in the expec
tation of offsetting the increased ene
my forces. Just when the enemy's
program will be realized is uncertain,
but the information obtained in cap
tured documents is regarded by
ranking officers as making it extreme
ly desirable for a speedy and com
plete development of American air
service.
REVOLUTIONARY
PLOT IS FOUND
OUT IN MADRID
Madrid. Jan, 5. A. revolutionary
movement has been unearthed by tha
government. Telephone and tele
graph communication has feeen sus
pended and other Treeautions taken.
Premier Alhueemas announced to
day that the government was master
of the situation.
The Judicial authorities are investi
gating the Tlot. manv detail.: of which
are alreadv known.
Although remaining out of the
war, Spain ha3 not eseaped the poli
tical unrest which it has produced.
There have been frequent strikes and
disorders, and it has been necessary
to declare martial law at times. The
most formidable movement occurred
last summer, with widespread strikes,
several armed clashes in which near
ly 460 persons were kilfed, and an
avowedly republican movement in
Catalonia. This v.-eek King Alfonso
dissolved the parliament.
The meanest boy in the United
States is being sought by the Chicago
Boys' Brotherhood Republic. The
committee asserts it will turn him into
a 160 per cent, good boy in six
months.
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FIVE DIVORCES
ARE GRANTED BY
JUDGE MALTBIE
Judge William M. Maltble granted
five divorces in the Superior Court
yesterday, one upon report of Robert
G. DeForest, who heard the evidence
as a committee for the court. Cru
elty was alleged in one case, Intem
perance in two, and desertion in the
others.
Emma Lindsley Colclough of Hills
dale, N. Y was granted a separa
tion from George A. Colclough of
Bridgeport on the report of Attorney
Robert G. DeForest as a committee
of the court. They were married June
10, 1910, and the wife alleged infi
delity in June, 1914, and desertion
in the following July. A cross com
plaint alleging desertion' was filed by
Colclough, but was later withdrawn.
Attorney DeForest recommended that
divorce be granted for desertion, and
alimony of $750 was allowed upon a
stipulation by counsel.
Katherine Josephine Cronan was
granted a decree from Joseph John
Cronan, both of Bridgeport' on the
charge of cruelty. They were mar
ried May 24, 1900, and the acts of
cruelty extended over a long period.
Mrs. Cronan is given custody of two
minor children.
Habitual intemperance and cru
elty were charged in the complaint
of Catherine Beatrice Tracy Babcock
from Mertrin E. Babcock, both resi
dents of Bridgeport. They were mar
ried July 9, 1912, and acts complain
ed of commenced In the following
September. There is one child, Rus
sell, three years old, given into the
custody of Mrs. Babcock.
Matilda Anna Thompson of Bridge
port was granted a decree from Tim
othy H. Thompson, for desertion.
They were married September 20,
1893, and the desertion occurred No
vember 20,. 1911.
Eva Cossette Richardson was
.given a decree on tne ground or na-
bitual intemperance from George
Richardson, both of Bridgeport. They
were married September 4, 3 1 0b, in
Meriden. Mrs. Richardson is given
the custody of Clara, 15 years old.
SLAVS "FROST"
PEACE MISSION
FROM GERMANY
London, Jan. 5 When the , dele
gates of the Central powers arrived in
Brest-Litovsk to resume . the peace
negotiations they found no Russian
delegates there, according to a Vien
na dispatch to Zurich. All that await
ed them was a telegram from the
Russians asking for transfer of the
negotiations to Stockholm.
Although the Bolshevikl foreirn
minister, Trotzky, announced that the
German peace terms would not be ac
cepted, it was expected that the Rus
sian delgates would return to Brest
Litovsk for meetings which were to
b,e resumed today, to Inform the
Central powers of Russia's attitude.
The Russians requested transference
of the negotiations to Stockholm, be
cause they would have less difficulty
there in obtaining full publicity con
cerning the negotiations, and because
they preferred a neutral place to the
German eastern headquarters for
holding tha discussions. The German
chancellor, Count von Hertllng, told
the reichstag main committee on
Thursday that the German delegates
had been instructed to refuse to trans
fer the negotiations to Stockholm.
Amsterdam, Jan. 5 The Soclalst
newspaper Vorwaerts of Berlin says
Dr. Edward David, the Socialist
leader, told the reichstag mflin com
mittee that the Austrians were more
conciliatory than the Germcns at
the peace negotiations in Brest-Lit
ovsk.
The German under secretary
for foreign affairs, Baron von
Lussche-Haddemhausen, denied
dem
this,
He said no difference of any sort ex
isted as between the German and
Austrian delegates.
COJfFEU OI" FOOD PROBLEM
Washlngten, Jan. 5. Federal food
administrators from all states will be
gin a two day conference herTuesj
day, with food administration officials.
T?ey will take up many pressing food
problems and will discuss partioularly
a co-ordination of effort in the vari
ous states, several meetings of ad
ministrators have been held hre, but
this will be the 6rst time that all have
been together at once. ;
Ernes Want Ada One Cent a Word
Italian Army Headquarters In
Northern Italy, Jan. 5 (By the As
sociated Press) The officer com
manding the 1,400 Austrian pris
oners captured In the recent French
success on Monte Tomba gave the
correspondent an opportunity today
of going among them and talking
freely with officers and men on war
conditions and what the enemy still
could do in carrying on the struggle.
A more miserable lot of human be
ings would be difficult to imagine.
The officers were In even worse con
dition than the men. Their clothing
was ragged and the tinselled orna
mentation on the officers was gan
grened with rust
The officers were unkempt and had
not been shaved for a week. Their
red hands looked like pieces of raw
beefsteak. None had an overcoat, as
all were wearing light trench - uni
forms when the French swept around
them. Yet despite this misery, they
put on a surprisingly bold front and
any one thinking they are crushed is
closing his eyes to facts.
The correspondent met the prison
ers on a road leading to the town
where they are rounded up prepara
tory to being set to work or sent to
a prison camp. Small detachments
were stretched along the road for
some distance, . each group being
guarded by French soldiers. One de
tachment carried spades and picks In
stead of guns.
All ages were seen among the pris
oners. There was a boy of 18 and a
man of 50 with a grey beard. A coat
ing of trench mud made them look
worse than they really were, for they
had stout boot, leggings and over
coats. Borne had shawls and blankets.
Their head sear consisted of batter
ed helmets and caps with heavy
hoods.
They tramped along sullenly to
large court yards where food was dis
tributed. Each man got a small tin
of meat and a large chunk of bread.
The correspondent tasted the bread
and found It better" in quality than
that he had been getting in first class
restaurants. The prisoners ate like
ravenous animals and said It was the
best food they had had in weeks.
The correspondent was told by the
prisoners that the method of the
French attack was an entirely new
experience for them, as they seldom
had undergone such murderous artil
lery Are. Most of the men were Moravi
ans, Dalmatians and Gallcians. The
sudden French charge, after the ar
tillery fire, bowled them over before
they had any chance to offer resist
ance. They all expressed themselves
as heartily sick of the war, and said
the Germans were keeping the others
In the fight
As the officers 'came from their
quarters It was seen that they were
chiefly Hungarians, with some Morav
ians and Dalmatians and one Galhcian.
They were "very cold and their first
request was for warm food.
- "We have not had warm food -for
days," said their spokesman, a stocky
young almatlan officer.
"And our own French soldiers did
not have warm food for nine' days
after they arrived here," said the
commandant He explained that
fuel was almost impossible to get and
with no coal and little wood hot food
was almost out of the question. The
commandant told the officers that if
they had a soldier barber he would
be permitted to come and shave them
and clean their boots and uniforms.
Asked about the war, the officers
gave America's entry to It as an in
stance that all the world was against
the Central powers. One officer said
the food supply was running low, but
it was better in Hungary than in
Austria. They thought, however,
that -Austria-Hungary could hang on.
Asked about the ragged condition of
their uniforms, one officer said:
"Yes, we are ragged and look like
tramps, but what does that count in
fighting?"
The officers were very anxious to
know when they would be removed
to prison camps in France, and seem
ed gratified t,o learn that they proba
bly would go through Paris within
two weeks. After taking turns in
getting warm around the camp fire,
the officers returned to their quar
ters ALLIES TO TAKE
PART IN JAPAN'S
LOAN TO CHINESE
Peking, Jan. 5 The negotiations
by which Japan was to advance 10,
000,000 pounds to China to improve
the position of the Bank of China
were to have been completed yester
day, but the signing was postponed
at the last moment. The delay is de
clared to be due to the decision of
American, French and British bank
ing groups to participate actively in
the loan.
A dispatch from Peking on Dec. 31
said Japan would loan the money to
China with the object of exercising
control over currency reforms. The
Japanese, it was added, had notified
the other banking groups that unless
they were willing to participate in the
loan it would be negotiated solely by
Japanese' interests.
HUGHES REMAINS
AS NATIONALIST
PARTY'S LEADER
Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 5 The
Nationalist party' having decided that
in its opinion it was to the best in
terests of the country and the em-
, pire that Premier Hushes toe retained
; as leader or the party. It is expected
j that the Premier will be commission
ed to form a new ministry. There
probably will be few changes.
The decision of the party was
reached at a meeting today at which
the premier intimated that, In fulfil
ment of its pledge to, retire if the re
ferendum should go against conscrip
tion, the ministry probably would re
sign in the immediate future.
PATERSOJTS LIGHT FAILS
Paterson, N, J., Jan. 5 Scareity of
coal, gas, oil and electricity has seri
ously affected the business life ef
Paterson. The city was virtually' In
darkness last night, except in stores
and hemes whose lamps and esndles
were lighted.
War stamps to
Stamp War Out !
The only way to . end wars
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mRSAVINGSSLAMPS -
ISSUED BY THE ,
UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT
Suppose we all joinjn singing fhe 'tiitfWdg'?- s
Stamp, Stamp, "Stamp, the 1 C; - fr
boys and girls are Saving!
Do you realize that this War Savings canapaignds one
of the biggest things we have yet begun? as aation.
It is going to teach' .the boys and the girls ;that':thy
can do their share. - ' .V. ".
It is going to bring home to them the, fact that their
country is in the midst of a war being waged for theVgood
of ALL countries. ;X'--'A- - --
They, especially the bovs and erirls of foreign nA-rfmts.
are going to learn that this land of America is not a selfish,
country but that it stands ready to help -other lands that
seek freedom that it will even fight to help those Either
lands. .;-;
A man prizes that which he has to fight foX"'.liat-!s
why the men of this Nation prize their freedom. . That is
why we are ready to help France and England and Italy
and Serbia fight for their freedom: we know how they
prize it and what it is worth to them. " ' : '.'
Every War Stamp is a reminder of this freedom and
of this task. Every one is a spur to our patriotic spirit.
If you haven't started a War Stamp Book, get;, one
started right away. Do your share ; teach the boys and
girls to save by being saving yourself; and help Uncle
Sam to stamp out the Kaiser 's ambition to be overlord of
all the world.
HOWLAND DRY GOODSGO.
POLICE SEARCH
FOR DELINQUENTS
The followinc names have Ibeen
turned ovlr to the roolice by the local
draft boards for investigation flor fail
ing to return Questionnaires recently
mailed:
Vless Gore. 38 Gresrory Sa.:. Slephen
Tackacs. 190 Osborne St: Alexander
Senasky. 409 SDruce St.: Frir.k H.
MiJlen. 40 Blue Hills Ave.. Hartford.
Ct.: Edward, L. Holmes. 239 State St.;
William R. MoGowan. IE School St.;
Frank Stine. 158 Belmont St.. Throop,
Pa.; Stephen Kochik. 106 Alfred St.;
George H. EMer. 35 Liberty St.; Peter
Mathiews. 43 Kiefer St.: Anthony
Lousna. 22 Summer St.: Benedykt
Dluski. 392 South Main St.: Francis J.
Finick. 833 Main St.: Robert H. Stew
art, 361 South Ave.: William J. Hamill,
543 State St: Charles E. Scoville, 629
Warren St.: Frank Mahuchik. 7 Sum
mer St.: Louis F. Reiners. 264 Rail
road Ave.: Ravmond Arnold. 144 Mar
tin Ter.; Hamilton L. Cady, Jr., Bar
rington. R. I.. P. O. Box 28; Ralph
Feaa. 95 Hanfondi St.: Paul Shatus, 233
ISailroad Ave.: John Shaver, 6S3 Main
St; Thomas Wilson. 622 State St.;
Alex Sabo. 346 Bostwick Ave.: Geza J.
Ratzemurger. 55 Hanson Ave. ; Bur
gess D. Thayer. 27 'South Ave.; Leslie
A. Gould. 297 Golden Hill: Ivan Dezp
306 Spruce St.: Stanlesr Migak, SC7
Hancock Ave: Sam Markman, MS
Moore St.. Brooklyn. N. T. : Wilbert
V? Lytle. 848 Mvrtle Ave.: Karl Dnf
field. 33 Belmont Ave.: Edward Ouim-
by, 268 Gilbert it. : Joe Sakowicz, 73
Cherry St.: Sterhanos Joanidis, 340
State . St.: Joe Sincso 333 Howard
Ave.; Ng. Kung Wai. 599 Main St.;
Norman Renner. 384 Atlantic St.;
Steve- Kosa. 204 Snruce St; Steve
Balla. 836 Wordin Ave.: John Bohan,
622 Warren St.: Walter Coombs, 83
Courtland St.: Maick Sancruski, 418
Main St.: Frederick A. Carter, 447
West Ave.: Thomas Balla. 197 Han
cock Ave.: Edward W. Vargas, 590
Broad St.: Steivhen Agustin. 411 Bost
wick Ave.: John Sabo. 355 Bostwick
Ave.: Frank Sanes. 42 Columbia St.;
Stephen "Ral V ine St.; Michael
Fiities. 110 Pine St.: Micteel Zubo
vich, 263 Greeorv m:.: William Pesti
nyk. 239 South Ave.: John Schlief, 141
Osborne St.
TROLLEY WRECK KILLS TWO
Buffalo, Jan. 5 Two persons were
killed and nine were injured today
when a west bound trolley ear on the
Buffalo & Depew line left the rails at
a point two miles from Depew, known
as Weigel's curve. The car crashed
into a telegraph pole and overturned.
PAT RUSS INTEREST JAN. 10
Washington, Jan. 5 Payment of
Interest on the Russian loan of J50,
000,000, it was announced by repre
sentatives ef the Russian r: -.ernment
here teday, will be made by the Na
tional City bank of New York on Jan.
10. - - '
The United States -may raise the
draft age for the war labor to 64,
years. .
is to win this war against
War ' Savings Stamps will
Help in that - Every penny
invested.' iiT'a WtSp&3P
will help t?nee S;fistaifip
hard upon "the Kaiser I "
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MOTHER OF GAS
VICTIMS SHOWS
IMPROVEMENT
Physicians at the Srideenart. hont.
tal stated todav that -Afro. Dec -Fid-ad-ore.
of 33 Etobets lane, who with aber
two small daughters was oveimm
by gas, yesterdaiv morning, is in a
greatly improved condition, aha may
recover. - -
The woman is sufferfnsr as;.', much
from the shock caused by the death
or ner two little girls, as from" the ef
fects of the poisoninar." She has conv
pletely recovered consrtousness,
MRS. WARD SHOWS
IMPROVEMENT
In a greatly inroroved cenflition.
though still weak as the result , of her
exipenence. Mrs. Harriet (Montgomery
Ward, who was found, almost dead
from freezing and starvation .in her
handsome' residence at 639 Huntington
road, Thursday afternoon." was trans
ferred from the Hillside Homer to the
Bridgeport hospital fur ifirrther treat
ment, this mornine.-':"
Relatives arranged for Hie transfer.
and thee aged woman will .spend the
period of her convalescence at: the
hospital. In snite of her years,, it is
expecteS that she wEl be. quite well
again afma. v.-
FLUE IV FACTORY .
.A red-hot cylinder left by a. work
man on his bench., in , the factory of
the Muller Welding Co., on Kossuth
street, set fire to ad ja'CSrif. woodwork,
at 12:30 o'clock this noon," and "start
ed a blaze to which firemen', were
called on an alarm from box 636. The
flames -were . quickly extinguished and
only trifling damage was done.
SENATE RECETVES SERBS
Washington, Jan. 5. The Serbian
war mission to the United States was
received in the senate today.. Dr. Mll
enko R. Vesnitch, head, of the mission,
spoke. Dr. Sima Losanitch and Gen.
Rasndtah, the other members, and M.
Mchaelovitch, minister from Serbia in
Washington, occupied seats of honor.
BRIEF NEWS NOTES
The chances for saving the Jap
anese steamer "Shinyo Maru, afire in
the Pacifio and racing under" ;convoy
of an American steamer to a Paci-'
fic port, looks very promising.
Frank and -John Kukurls, operating
a coal mine at Port Perry, Pa., were
arrested for. selling coal for more than
?s.4 a ton, mo price sei uy liio r uei
Administration. V.. . .. . , ..
The administration for government
operation of the railroad's plans that
the government pay. compensation at
ah annual rate aB near- vu possible to
the act operating income f er-Ux three
years miW " CVgSS '

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