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THE TIMES: JANUARY 16, 1918
1105 MAIN SI 608 MAIN ST. Hartford DILLON'S Wholesale and Retail The Knights of Columbus War Drive for funds is on now. To alleviate the suffering and to make life more tolerable for our soldier boys who are ready to sacrifice their lives for us. To enable us to enjoy a free and Democratic govern ment, to pursue our pleasures, our business and our lives in peace. This is non-sectarian. GIVE NOW. GIVE GENEROUSLY. ADFORD FAIRFIELD AVE. VARIETY STORE BROAD ST. CO-OPERATIVE CAR fare for customers PROFIT SHARING WITH EMPLOYES At 15c and 25c Auto Pliers. At 98c Six inch side Cutting Pliers. At 50c Six inch lap jointed ters. At 50c Eight inch nickel plated adjustable pliers. At 29c Button and wire cutter plier. Hammers, Wrenches, Saws and Vises in good variety and at reasonable prices. FRESH CAUGHT SEA FOOD FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY www' w! United States Food Administration license Nnmber G08535 FAWOT ILAKGTC BLOATER MACKEREL....... FAWCV FRESH SHORE HADDOCK FANCY FRESH FLOUNDERS .. . FANCY CHICKEN HALIBUT STEAK . FANCY LARGE FRESH HERRING FANCY SMOKED FDOfAN UA Dill ICS lb 22c BEST SLICED COO FISH STEAK lb 20c I REQUEST SCHOOL CHILDREN TO AID QARlENTiAKERS Urged to Sew on Clothes for Needy Children Who Fled From Invasions. Appeals to tba-achool children of the TAlited States to make garments for seedy children, women and old men, Udo fleti from the hrvaded districts earty in the war are being made by the Bed Cross. Borne of these people are m France, others dairy cross the Bvlas border. Jk recent cablegram from Ptu-ia states that an averace of 2S0 cbflCren arrive daily from behind the German lines at I vianlle-Bain and Chat "In the finst week of the Ameri can Dispensary over children were exumined, more than 1,900 being between the acres of three and thir teen years.' The refugees are desti tute and ill. They must be given both food and doQAng before being sent n to their fllets" in various towns aod villages. The French government wbtch is potting an Its force into the Oghtmg Hne cannot care for these wrecks of wax. They depend for all the first needs of lira, tor food, shelter find clothing, upon the American Bed Cross. The Bed Cross wOT confinne to meet fheae heavy rcwponsiWlitles as long as the people in America stand behind It with money and supplies. It to call ing upon Its newest members, tha girls and boys in the .school anxfha Tlim to clothe thcu children and their jscrents. The American ohOdren are assured that not an atom of their work win be wosUjd. EX-ery garnwmt turned into the Bed Cross for this aiiWB adds to some rcfirgoe' fight ing chance for Efe. The Bed Cross association says "Keep In eonstrat touch with the nsn i list Osd Cross chapter to And oat what artfcrtM are most needed. Ttae only the warmest end most durable "TnatorinJs yon can obtsfctn, foTlowtas (Ttracuons In the American Bed Cross pssnplltats, Kos, 60S, W, 4M, 400. The Mpseel Irora these destitute Frown children, whose fathers are flfrhtinc si da try stde In fl tawhoa with the ttsPmm of Amerieasi children, shnnld not ffatoff C K-ttle Angere on this side of the water. IQagTtah saheelB took up the work eartr tn thn war, sanding in a few months tO.000 "mW to Belgian and Servian oWMran, Mcrmal enseal girls in Pranee eame to (he aid of pupils driven from eboola In 3ie invaded districts, mak. Ing slothes tor them and receiving them Into their homes, American, school auxiliaries are beglsnfc3 wen. 1105 MAIN ST. 10 Rne St. Cecils Paris Leading Milliners, button pliers with wire cut im invito lb 17c lb 12c 12c - lb .lb SOc ib 12c FRESH SLICED SALMON STEAK FItESH OPENED OYSTERS SOLID MEAT Qt 55c lb 28c The Chicago school auxiliaries turned in 17.122 hospital and refutree emr- ments between the beemnimr of thn i school year and December first. The children knit even as they walk to school. WILSON'S PEACE PROGRAM 0. K.'D BY THE CHINESE Peking. Jan. 16 The Daily News says of President Wilson's address to Congress: "Premier ,Lroyd George, on behalf of the Allies, made what virtually was a definite pronouncement and Mr. Wil son said 'Amen, so be it' to Lloyd George's formula. Mr. Wilson's speech summarizes the aims in con crete form. There is practically nothing In the summary to cause sur prise. On only one point is there a reduction of what had been supposed to be the Entente demands. It is evi dent that practical politics makes the ousting of the Turks from Constanti nople Inadvisable, and so Mr. Wil son echoes Mr. Lloyd-George in this respect-" Alluding to the President's remarks m regard to equal trade conditions, the newspaper asked whether this means the beginning of universal free trade. The Peking Leader says: "Mr. Wilson's program is rational and ought to be successful in accomplish ing the great consumption devoutly wished for. So far as this country is concerned. It may be subscribed to heartily." L CHINESE MOBBING DOCTORS TRYING TO KILL PLAGUES Peking; Jan. 16 Three doctors, in elndrttg Dra. Scfcfelt and Lewis, Americans, sent to Pengchen, west of Peking, to Investigate a plague, were threatened by a mob which became angered at their effort to check the spread of the disease. They have sent a teiegcasn to the diplomatic repre sentatives Jifcre asking that a Bpecial train be sent to their rescue. Ap peals to the government by the dip lomats brosirht assurance of military protection. The plague is pneumonic in type and the local authorities are reported indifferent to its encroach ments, Native doctors sent from Pe king lack authority to enforce re pressive measures.. FTXHKAT; BOUQUET AND DESIGNS JOHN KECK & SON Times Want Ads. One Cent Word RECREATION FOR PERSHING'S MEN BEING PLANNED Boys Will Have Playtime Period Every Four Months. With the American Army in France, Jan. 16 'A general order is sued yesterday announces the grant of a week's leave to every soldier for each four months of service at the front. The seven days are to be spent in special recreation centres now being established "somewhere in France." These are being built solely wth the idea of furnishing the fighting men holiday entertainment and rest. It is hinted that the period of leave will be lengthened after the soldiers have acquainted themselves heroically in future heavy fighting. The necessity for proper conduct is emphasized in the order, and it is as serted that subsequent leave depends largely on strict observance of de corum. Paris is only to be visited when special permission is granted. Shrapnel "Pursues" Officer. How one American officer was "pur sued" by shrapnel and how another lay prone in the mud for an hour while enemy machine gun fire spat--teredtjail around him was told yester day on the return from certain French sectors of a number of visiting Amer ican officers. Of the group three, were at one time walking in a shallow trench on a low lying part of the French line where the Baches occupy a high dominating position across the way. The Germans spotted the American party from the observation post and immediately hurled trench bombs by way of greeting. One of the missiles struck slightly in front of the party, killing an accompanying French in terpreter and wounding a poilu. None of the Americans was hurt. Target for Machine Gun. Again, a certain tall American major was walking along another shallow front line trench only a hun dred yards from the Germans. He cautiously stood up straight at one point. Instantly a. machine gun scat tered bullets all around him, throw ing snow and mud in every direction. down. He lay there a full hour, while ; the bullets sang and spat around him I every time he attempted to crawl away. He finally escaped under cover of darkness. Another yoang officer, a Texan, was walking on high open ground when he saw and heard shrapnel burst over his head. He ducked and ran. The shrapnel bursts pursued him persist ently. They kept getting closer. The Texan put on full steam, racing for a half-hidden dugout a half mile dis tant. He just managed to keep an average distance of 50 yards between himself and each successive shell. "That's the fastest half mile I ever ran I got away faster than th shells," he pantingly explained to ths occupants of the dugout. SHIPBUILDERS ON CLYDE ARE NOT SHARING BURDEN London, Jan. 16. The reference made in the house of commons yes terday by Sir Auckland Geddes, minis ter of- national service, to the engi neers attempting to force the govern ment to eonscript their fathers and return wounded men to the front, has focussed attention on the attitude of engineering and shipbuilding employes along the Clyde, where the trouble has been most active. Sir Auckland declared that many young men in es sential industries had acted as if they beld a privileged position. He said that they must share the burden with the others. At a meeting in the Clyde district on Sunday the engineers and ship builders decided to strike if the gov ernment man power bill were not withdrawn before the end of January and a peace conference called. The rebuke given to these men by Sir Auckland Geddes is endorsed gen erally by the press and members of parliament, but is some quarters the minister isc ondemned for lack of sa gacity, as the temper of the men is strained and persuasion is regarded as more likely to be effective. J. Ramsey MaeDonald, labor leader, who has just returned from the Clyde, says that the view of the workmen was that they had a definite bargain by which it had been agreed to give the government certain support, and the government was now trying to repu diate its side of the bargain. The press condemns the malcon tents, the Daily News describing the first threat to strike as a betrayal of freedom and a stabbing of sons and bi others in the back. A Liberal mem ber of parliament is quoted as saying "The men want an excuse to end the war and this excuse is as good as any other." In the lobbies of parliament the op inion is expressed that if a strike oc curs it is not likely to las long owing to th,e strikers lack of funds. BRITISH TROOPS 4 MAKE NEW GAINS REPORTS STATE London, Jan. 16. Successful patrol enterprises have been carried out by British troops north of Jerusalem, the War Office announced today. British aviators attached to Gen. Allenby's army made successful air raids over the Turco-German lines, bombing an aerodrome. BABIES IX WESTPORT. Commissioner pf Domestic Animals James M. Whittlesey received a com munication Monday from the state , laboratory at New Haven, to the ef fect that a dog's head, Bent there by Dr. P. Power, health officer of West port has been found to contain negri bodies. The letter quoted from the letter of Dr. Powers, ' that on Doc, SI, the dog bit a Mrs. Purdie. The dog be longed to Carmin Lanza. WANT EVERY MAN IN U. S. SERVICE . TO GET INSURED Washington, Jan. 16 A concerted effort to bring the full benefits of the government's war Insurance to every soldier and sailor was begun today under the supervision of Secretary McAdoo. Army and navy officers, enlisted men, insurance companies, councils of national defense, the Y. M. C. A., women's organizations and state and local agencies will assist in popular izing the movement, which will end Feb. 12, the last day that men now in the service can apply for insurance. A soldier and sailor campaign coun cil, co-operating with the bureau of war risk insurance and the war and navy departments, will direct the campaign. This council has delegated an executive committee of represen tative insurance men to take active charge. John L. Way, vice president of the Travellers' Insurance Co., is chairman of this committee. Up to the close of business Satur day, Jan. 12, applications for $3,633, 213,000 of insurance had been receiv ed by the military and naval division of the bureau of war risk insurance. This represents 427,811 policies. The average amount of insurance applied for is $8,493. OUR NEWTOWN NEWS LETTER (Special to The Times) Newtown; Jan. 14. The state coun cil of defense has endorsed the action of the citizens of Newtown in organiz ing a war board last we ok. The list of officers is as follows: Executive committee.Selectman Wil liam B. Glover, chairman; Selectman E. D. Briseo, A. T. Nettleton, P. H. McCarthy, H. G. Warner, Dr. F. J. Gale; Levi C. Morris, finance commlt- J tee; L. M. Johnson, farm bureau and labor; G. W. Carlson, information and research; Allison P. Smith, publicity; Judge William C. Johnson, foreign born citizens; Mrs. Wallace Mitchell, women's work council. Other com mittees will be formed as further ac tivities are formulated by the state council. It is a regrettable condition that in this town, which is normally Democratic by 100 voters, so few members of that, party are prominent in the work of upholding President Wilson's hands in the country's exi gencies. Both postmasters in New town and Sandy Hook hold commis sions from our president and should be leaders in all- movements for patri otic support of the administration. Judge P. H. McCarthy is the only Democrat on the list of men chosen for these war measures. It is certain ly up to the Democratic town com mittee to remedy this state of affairs. The rank and file of Democracy in Newtown are back of the president and willing "to do their bit" but lack leaders. A service flag of Democrats of the town now in the army would show a preponderance of men affiliat ed with the party of the plain people. It is time the leaders of that party woke up before all the credit and glory of active patriotism is claimed by the opposition party. Walter A. Glover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm, B. Glover of Queen street, has received his first license certificata as wireless operator, issued to him by the U. S. government. He is now in New York awaiting assignment to station. Operator Glover is only 18 years of age and stood first in rank of the graduating class of the New York Electrical school conducted by the Y. M. C. A. in New York city. He is a graduate of the Newtown High school, graduating at the age of 15 years and his career since has been remarkable for the same celerity in absorbing instruction, as evinced by him in his High school work. Joseph D. Keane, connected with the ambulance corps at Fort Wright, spent Saturday night and Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Keane, returning Sunday night. The work done by the Red Cross during the past six months, while a very creditable showing, might be in creased if the public meetings were held on Saturday afternoons when the score or more of female teachers could Mrs. C, F. Beardsley and Mrs. Wm. B. Glover were the delegates from the Newtown Equal Franchise league to the Fairfield County Suffrage conven tion at Bridgeport last -.week. Newtown, Jan. 16 The funeral of the late Mary Beardsley Dick of the Dodgingtown district of Newtown, took place from her home yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the interment being in the village cemetery, New town, beside her husband, for four decades famous as the boniface of Dick's Hotel. This is now known as the Newtown Inn. The deceased was equally famous as the cook who pre sided over the culinary department of the hostelry. She survived her husband and after his rlotv, 0v,e movd to the Beardsley family home, built in 1712, to live with her two brothers, whom she also survived. She was 91 years of age at her death. Several nieces and nephews survive her. The Beardsley family Is con temporary with the settlement of the town and is allied with the' Platt, Tousey and Sanford families of this section. . You Cannot Expect To Have a Clear Complexion By Constantly Massaging It With So-called Skin Foods or Creams, Often Rancid or Germy. Substitute Cuticura. Contrast the purity, fragrance, comfort, and convenience or these super-creamy emollients with "beauty fads" so Com mon, tiresome and expensive. A bath with Cuticura Soap and hot water on rising and retiring thoroughly cleanses and stimulates sluggish pores, giving the complexion a fresh healthy glow. If signs of pimples, redness or rough ness be present smear them with the Ointment and let it remain five minutes before bathing. Nothing purer, sweeter or more effective for your skin and hair than Cuticura. ., S.mpU Each FrM taM- Address post card: "Crti-.. D.rrf. 22. n. ' Sold every where. Soap 25c. Ointment 25 and 50c. Just three days left to share in the splendid bar gains here. Shoppers who came here daily realize the pur chasing power TAG SALE. Every purchaser at this Red Tag Sale has re ceived good value for the amount spent. There's a saving on every article bearing a RED TAG. Just come and see what the Red Tag Sale has to offer. ' Yarns At Economy Prices Large skeins of yarn in grey, khaki and navy blue, 39c skein Women! Mesh Bags at gg Of German silver frames attractively shaped in new est styles SI. 59 Belts Of patent leather 4 inches wide, in black, white 'and red 19c Toilet Paper Of good quality, 8 rolls 25c Sample Hair Brushes Ebony finish and rose wood backs. Many styles 59c There are plenty of bri Gloves A lot of chamois gloves in white and natural 3 rows self stitched and black stitch ed back. Special SI. 25 Pr- An assorted lot of kid and washable cape gloves: In tan, brown and white. Reg ularly $1.69 to $2.00 SI. 45 Pr- The pallbearers were Eleazur Be vans, Alfred B. Bevans, John W. Behn and LeRoy Barnum. Rev. W. C. Cravner officiated The High school and South Middle district schools have been closed for 10 clays by Health Officer Dr. Walter H Kiernan, owing to the prevailing epidemic of scarlet fever. The disease ws discovered in two families to date and the health board is anxious to prevent a further spread The doc-l tors agree that the source of the di sease is in some foreign family who did not realize their danger, and in fliction of consequent injury to the community by not calling in a phy sician. Mrs. Anna Maynard had as guest over Sunday her son, Benjamin May nard, of the U. S. naval forces. William Longran of Berkshire is visiting relatives in New York city. L. C. ..Morris has been appointed administrator of the estate of the late Betsey Nash. Jockey Daily, better known as "Pink West," has accepted a position on a stock farm at Mount Kisco, N. T for the winter and has gone there. The springs and brooks are abnor mally low due to tb thickness of the ice, and farmers find great difficulty in watering their cattle, many being compelled toe arry water from their wells to the stables MAY VOLUNTEER SERVICES FOR SHIPBUILDING Washington, D. C, Jan. 16. Ar rangements for the formation of a volunteer shipyard reserve of 250,000 workers have been outlined in a mes sage sent out 4y Edward N. Hurley, chairman of the Shipping Board, to the chairmen of all State Defense Councils. The workers are to be re cruited through the defense councils and employment agencies, recently established by the Department of La bor in many -parts of the country, and win be put into the yards as rapidly Jas their service- are needeo. TheSmithMurrayC6. io6t Main Standrnfairfield Aye. Bridgeport's Busy Cash Store EIGHTH SEMI-ANNUAL rrr of every dollar spent at3 the RED! Silks and Dress Goods Every Yard at a Saving ! These Silks and' Dress Goods marked at Red Tag Prices is good reason why you should buy them now. Lovely silks in a wonderful variety of staple and evening shades. The Dress Goods are in the most wandted wevaes and col ors. Something to suit your individual taste. 36 inch black Silk Poplin heavy quality beautiful luster. Regularly 75c yard 59c 36 inch Messaline and Taf feta; splendid variety of col ors. Regularly $1.29 to $1.39 yard ggc 36 inch Black Satin Im perial heavy lustorous qual ity. Regularly $1.45 yard S1.25 40 inch Satin Crepe of heavy quality full range of colors. ' Regularly $2.00 yard SI. 45 Women ! ght values here in Gloves, Sets, and Neckwear. Sets Sets of heavy fleeced cpial ity in gray, pink, blue and old rose. Special at 97c set Sets in striped effects of old rose and white and gold and white, Regularly $2.00 SI. 69 set rhe Smit hM urray Co. ESTABIJSHED VS 1805 The "Why" of Our Renowned Optical Service Why do we make glasses that satisfy? In the first place we know from experience and" ex periments how the glasses should be made. And we have every facility to make them correctly. Added to this is our ability to examine eyes and deter mine exactly the kind of glasses needed in individual cases. THIS SUPERIOR SERVICE IS FREE G. W. Fairchild 997 MAIN ST. ;"At the Sign Workmen will be recruited' from the ranks of those not now engaged in government work. ' The four minute men of the Committee on Public In formation will assist in the recruiting by speaking in the theatres of the country. At present lack of housing facilities at most of the yards prevent the em ployment, of many more men. A bill probably will be introduced In Con gress this week providing for an ap propriation of J100,000,000 for housing purposes. Within five months at least 100,000 will have been put to work, Mr. Hur ley said. By that time some housing system will have foeen arranged and many of the yards will be in position .to put In double ehifts. Later a three shift arrangement is contemp'ated. The "four minute speakers" will give two weeks to the work, begin ning January. 26. To Care a Cold In One Day Take LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets. Druggists, refund money if It falls to cure. E. - W. GROVE'S signature Is on each box. 30c. 36 inch Wool French Serge and Storm Serge in a full range of colors. Also black. Regularly 69c-75c 59c 42 inch all fine quality. wool serge of Sponged and ready for use, Regularly 95c $1.15 52 inch all wool nroadclv Variety of colors including black. Regularly $1.59 yarcTj SI. 39 V V Neckwear An assorted lot of high grade collars in the newest styles. Some are worth up to $1.50- " 69C Collars in variety of filet laces, satins, etc. Regularly 39c to $1.00 25C s, inc. ARCADE CORXER of i Chimes" PRINT PAPER BILL BEATEN; VOTE 38 TO 32 Washington, Jan. 16. The Senate lata yesterday defeated the .News Print Paper bill by a vote of 36 to 32. Defeat of the measure was largely brougth about by amendments op posed by government control advo cates. Originally drawn to give the Federal Trade Commission "control" over the manufacture and distribu tion of news print, it was altered to "supervisi'jn." WOULD AFFECT ALLIES. Peace between Russia and Ger many would have a great effect upon the Allies, Capt. David Albala, of Ser bia, told members of the B'Nai B'rith last night at an open meeting attended by a large gathering. Capt. Albala said the people and soldiers are starving, and he is in America with a commission which la trying; to secure supplies from thia-cowntry.