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PAGES 13 TO 20 BRIDGEPORT, CONN., FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1919 S SECURITY HOI E SENATE MT Urged Roads Returned To Private Operation Early As Practicable j Asserted That He Represented 30,000.000 Persons Owning Or Interested In Railroad Securities Proposed Comprehensive Plan for Administration Washington, Jan. 31 S. Davios Warfield, president of the National Association of Owners of Railroad Securities, gave the Senate Interstate Commerce Committee today the security holders view of the railroad problem. He urged that the roads he returned to private operation as early as practicable with legislation insuring a fixed return on property invest ments, saying "the results of Federal control and operation thus far obtained can not give comfort to advocates of government ownership." Mr. Warfield, who said he represented thirty million per sons owning or interested in railroad securities, proposed a comprehensive plan for administering railroads under govern ment supervision, involving profit-sharing among employes; creation of a Federal corporation to assist in financing rail roads and to supervise unification of facilities and re-routing of traffic; arbitration of labor disputes; control f future secur aty issues by the Interstate Commerce Commission and reten tion of state commissions. He opposed the plan for creating a department of railroads with a cabinet officer at its head. Principal features of Mr. Warficld's program follow: "Ouarantee by act of congress of a tnlnlmum rate of return on property (Investment, made effective through proper rates, "in order that the se curities of the railroads may be sta bilized and their credit established on basis necessary to secure the money to provide to the shippers and the' traveling public adequate facili ties and service." Establishment of a fund, adminis tered by the Interstate Commerce Commission, of excess earnings above the fixed rate of return, one-third of hls to go to the railroad company, one-third to employes as profit sharing, and one-third to a reserve Lcoount. Creation of a Federal corporation, operating without profit to the rail Toads with the nine Interstate Com merce Commissioners and eight rail road men as trustees, to finance pur chase of equipment from the railroad administration, to assist In financing Ihe roads during the period of re turn to private operation and to con tinue as & permanent means for mob ilizing and purchasing equipment to be leased to railroads, to put into effect Joint use of terminals, unifica tion of facilities, re-routing of freight 1y pooling or otherwise and to con tinue other reforms found advisable during government management. Federal regulation of rates by the Interstate Commerce Commission as mlready established co - ordinatlng with six Regional commissions to be created, the Interstate Commerce Commission to be the linal court of appeals on rate matters. Continuation of existing rate in comes, composed of railroad men and shippers, to pass on rates proposed by either railroads or shippers, before these are submitted to the regional -commissions. State commissions to continue to regulate Intra-sta-te rates, but in proper relationship with Interstate rates determined by the Interstate Commerce Commission. Wage disputes to be conciliated if possible by the regional commissions, or. failing in this by appeal to the Interstate Commerce Commission, "findings not to be compulsory un less mutually agreed before hand," and future issues of securities to be supervised by regional commissions and the Interstate Commerce Com mission. . , .Mr. Warfield presented opinions from a number of lawyers, including; Elihu Root, questioning the constitu tionalily of a law requiring railroad companies to Incorporate under Fed eral charters and forbidding state cor porations to do interstate business. He declared that railroad security holders in the past had not been prop erly .protected owing to development of a hostile state of mind, resulting" in too little consideration iby legisla' tive bodies or the Interstate Com merce Commission. "We urge," said Mr. "Warfieldi, "that legislation be enacted early in the 21 months allowed by the Federal con trol act to prepare for their return, stnee each month of continued so called unification and diversion of traffic t.oJces the railroads further awajy from normal methods for meet ing the business requirements of re construction. They are fast losing their individuality." MTST RESTORE EMPLOYES TO DUTY. Washington, Jan. 31 An award by the War Labor Board today orders the Kansas City Railway Co. to re store to duty at once its striking em ployes under conditions prevailing be fore the strike, and to prosecute dili- METHOD OF CONVERTING INSURANCE Soldiers and Sailors Hold ing Gov't Policies Can Change Over. Washington, Jan. 31 Conditions under which soldiers or sailors now may convert these policies within five years into other forms which can be carried with the government during their lifetime were announced today by Colonel Henry D. Lindsley, of the war risk Insurance bureau. Rates will be made public soon, and the new policies will not be available until then. There will be six different kinds of insurance Ordinary life, 20-pay-ment life, 30-payment life, 20-year endowment, 30-year endowment and endowment payable at the age of 62. All policies will contain clauses pro viding that in case of permanent total disability of the insured man, the government will make monthly pay ments to him and premium payments will cease. This amounts virtually to old-age pensioning and disability in surance, and insures that no man who has served in the army or navy need ever be destitute if he carries the government insurance. All policy-holders will participate in dividends, and earnings of over 3 Vt per cent, from the Insurance fund will go into dividends. Since the re serves will be invested In government securities, most of which will pay in the neighborhood of per cent., there will be large dividends to be returned periodically to policy holders. Collections of premiums will be rrtade through postmasters in each community. Although the rates have not vet been announced. Colonel Liridsey stat ed toaay tney would be so low that officials of private insurance compa nies wnicn assisted in drafting the rate schedule had admitted their com panies could not compete with them. Any man now in militam-i or naval service holding government term life insurance can obtain the new fnrmis but the amount will be limited to his present holdings, which in no case are more than $10,000. The govern ment urges all men to continue to carry their present policies, but to convert these as soon as thev ro financially able within the next five yeans. The government itself and not private companies will carry these converted policies, it was emphasized. ine war Klsk Insurance Bureau to aay reported that 4,480,000 policies al ready nave been issued to soldiers and sailors for insurance aggregating $39,- '"w. or an average of is.7r; rm each man. OBITUARY NATHAN B. HTXMAN. Funeral services for Nathan B. Hlnman were held this afternoon at the Stepney cemetery where inter ment was made. FAMOUS ACTOR GOODWIN, DEAD Came to New York From Baltimore Where He Was Playing. New York,. Jan. 31 Nat C. Good win, the actor, died at a hotel here early today after a brief illness. He came to New Yorlc last Monday from Baltimore where he had been play ing. Death was due to a general breakdown in health, following an operation for the removal of his right eye several months ago. Born at Boston, July 25, 1857. Goodwin was a familiar figure on the American stage for many years. He made his first appearance in 1874, and subsequently played leading roles in many successful plays, both in the United States and England. The removal of Goodwin's eye was the result of an error an employe made several weeks ago in preparing an eye wash for the actor. Chloro form, instead of the usual liquid, was placed in the cup and Goodwin's eye was seriously injured. At the hotel here today it was stated that the actor suffered a slight stroke of apoplexy Just before he died. Goodwin's histronic career was said to date back to his school days In an academy at Farmington, Me., where his ability at mimicry won him local renoun. After brief periods at clerkship in Boston stores, during which be read Shakespeare and studied dramatic art, he made his professional debut as a newsboy in "Law in 'New York," at Boston in 1S74. The following year found him at the famous Tony Pas tor's in New York, and from then un til his death his theatrical activities were marked with almost uninter rupted successes, both as star and as producer. GooViwin was five times married. His first wife was 'Eliza Weatherby, a comedy actress, who died in 1S87. A few years later he married Nellie Baker Pease; in 1S98, Maxims Elliott, with whom he appeared in a large repertoire of plaiys, including several of Shakespeare's; subsequently. Miss Bdna Goodrich (Beasie Edna Ste phens) who was his leading woman for several years. His most recent I wife was Margaret Moreland, now the wife, of an army lieutenant. He was soon to have taken a sixth wife, Georgia Gardner, of Los Angeles, CaL, who la playing in the company in which Coodwin was starring at the time of his death. She came to New York a few days ago to arrange for his care here. Burial will take place at Roxbury. Mass., where the actor's parents live. TRY TO SURROUND THREE MISSING ALLIED COLUMN! 20 INJURED XEW CLOTHES Blue is destined to be much used this spring for the intimate little garments so essentially feminine. The 1919 bride will be sure to have an ample num ber of garments of this shade. Georgette chemises of fairy-like daintiness, and made extremely French in effect by the addition of fluttering ribbons and decora tive rosebuds of flesh color, are appearing in profusion. They are almost as numerous as the ever-popular pink ones. An un a usually pretty model is of a delicate sky blue shade, with ecru lace trimming its full cut pantalette bottom. Tiny little pleats hold in the fullness of the empire waist, trimmed with fas cinating ribbons and rosebuds. Under a sheer flesh-colored blouse, worn with a lovely spring suit, its daintiness would vie with the spring flowers themselves. Orchid and rrtauve are also going to be very popular this spring. These shades also combine beautifully with flesh-color, and usually this shade is Introduced by way of trimming. A very pretty creation is of palest or chid with an inserted 4and of the flesh satin, inserted in its turn with a medallion of filet, about which is em broidered a spray in pastel shades. Another pretty model of a deeper shade, with its full lower portion cut in points, is picoted in flesh color, and point is decorated with a chif fon rose of ample proportion. Archangel, Thursday, Jan. 3Q (By The Associated Press) The Bol shevik! are concentrating a consid erable number of troops in the terri tory between the Vologda railway and the line of the Vaga river, apparent ly with the object of either sur rounding the Allied column in this sector or, by cutting through, to iso late the column to the eastward, on the Dvlna. There are numerous winter roads through the swamps in this section and the Allied scouts re port reinforcements arriving from the south over several of these roads. An enemy force of appoximately 1,000 men began an attack at 3:15 o'clock yesterday morning on the British and Russian position west of Taresvo, attacking with such violence that the defense was obliged to evac uate the village of Alexieffskaya. One of the Allied airplanes flew over Shenkurst yesterday. It re ported that the town had not been burned, as refugees had stated. The village of Shegovarsk, on the Vaga, which was evacuated several days ago, has been occupied by ene my infantry and cavalry, with five guns. On the Dvina, near Tulgas, the Allied artillery yesterday dispersed an enemy patrol- In the Onega sec tor the Allied troops yesterday raid ed the vlllaget of Feretema, killing nine of the enemy and capturing nine, without losses to the Allied raiders. FREXCH OOCVPY KEIUi. Strasbourg, Thursday, Jan. 30 38th division of the French army to day formally occupied the town of Kehl, on the opposite bank of the Rhine from Strasbourg, in accord ance with the new armistice terms reached on Jan. 15. The mayor and sub-prefect declared they had only the best intentions toward the French. Explosion Wrecks Aniline Products Corporation In Nyack. Nyack, N Y., Jan. SI Three per sons were reported missing and 20 others had been removed to a hospital within a short time after explosions wrecked the plant of the Aniline Products Corporation today. The victims were all employed at the plant, which is owned by a corpora tion in New York city. Several children in the Nyack High school, nearby, were ci by splintered window Klass. There wero two explosions. The first wan so heavy that many build ings in the neighborhood were shaken and damaged. in the Nyack Even ing Journal office, across the street, the machinery was overturned by the concussion. After the second and less severe explosion, flnnies spread to nil parts of the corporation's building and fire men from other towns were summon ed to avert the destruction of other structures. The plant was doomed hy fire, it became evident Immediately after the explosions. It was estimated the loss would exceed $100,000. The first detonation was heard for miles around and broke windows throughout the town. The fire, which started from an un known cause, was fanned hy a heavy wind, adding to the difficulties of the firemen and navy personnel who Joined in fighting the blaze. Sales of Sears-Roebuck 1918 wero $198,523,078. Co. for A fight against the Burnett bill prohibiting immigration for four years will he made in the House and by members of House Immigration Committee. Now for Another Big Week of Rare Buying Opportunities at the Great C-M Cheerful Credit This great Clearance Sale means much to every man, woman and child in need of wearing .apparel of any nature. Thousands have already taken lull advantage ot tne wonriertul savings it oilers, put tliere is plenty Jett for those to come. Never before were such astounding values or such tremendous varieties in high grade mer chandise offered anywhere. In justice to yourself and your pocketbook you can't afford to miss this excep tional monev saving event. Come early. Buy to your heart's content and take advantage of C-M CHEER FUL CREDIT Terms No Money Down $1.00 a Week. ELLEN M. HOPKIN S The funeral of Ellen M. Honkins gently its application for permission . was held this morning from the late to increase fares, upon which in creased wages previously awarded by the board were contingent. W. S. 8. SALES. Bridgeport's War Savings stamp sales yesterday were $937.07, with a total up to date of $36,321.23. The January account of C nnecticut sales yesterday were $12,267.4, and the December account sales were $3,- 121.16. The state total to date is $270,756.65. A CLEAN STOMACH Makes a Well Mao (BY DR. I. W. SHOBT.) Thfl body is a highly organized irtagrme of complicated parts in which the stomach, liver acd the ludneys work for the common good. Damage to any one of these organs interferes with man as a motor mechanism. If you clean the stom ach, liver and bowels occasionally with a gentle laxative you can keep well. Too much fuel in man's machine, such as eating too much meat, or alcohol or tea, sarvous overwork and lack .of exanSm is oatdoor air bring const! pa tisa and bad heal In. Eat less meat pfeaty ef vegetables, and with air s good exercise jnta need little else, K the Brer needs rouarJz and Most of safe vegetable extract of Mm leaves of aloe, Mayapple, root of jalap, made into a tiny, sugar coated pill, sold by almost every druggist, as Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, and first put up nearly fifty years ago. In vials, twenty five cents. Meet people die eventually of an over -acid condition. If the blood can be rendered score alkaline, the longer we live. With regular hours, six to eight glasses of Water between meals, sensible coarse food and a chance to get the poisons out of the system, a man will live to be a hundred. But," unfortunately, our highly nervous way of living brings increased storage of uric . acid in the body. . This acts as a poison, and consequently we suf fer from headaches, neuralgia, lumbago, aches or pains, rheu matism, gout. Get rid of this uric acid poison by taking a harmless medicine, colled An uric, which throws out the uric acid by stimulating the kidneys. Drink a pint of hot i water before meal and take Anuria (double strength), after mc?ls arid at bed rima. Anurk can be obtained at almost any drug store for sixty cents, 01 send a dime to Doctor Pierce, Invauas' Hotel. Buttalo, K. home, 507 East Main street, at 8:30 and at St. Mary's R. C. church at 9 o'clock. The solemn high requiem mass was celebrated by Rev. Matthew Traynor, assisted by Rev. Joseph V. Hanley as deacon, and Rev. John Lyddy of westerly, R. I., as sub-dea con. The choir sang Schmidt's funeral mass, and at the offertory Mrs. Anna Sadler Sullivan sang "Ave Marie.' After the mass the choir sang "Nearer My God, to Thee." The bearers-were Patrick Spillane, Richard Mead. John Mead, Morris J. O'Brien, Jeremiah M. O'Brien and Daniel Spillane. The committal sen-ice at the grave in St. Michael's cemetery was read by Fath er Traynor. MRS. MARGARET L. LIGHT. The funeral of Mr Margaret L,. Light was held yesterday morning at 8:80 o'clock from the family home, 289 Black Rock avenue. A solemn mass of requiem was celebrated at 9 o'clock at Sacred Heart church by Rev. Thomas P Mooney. Rev. Jo seph Ganley of St- Augustine's church, officiated as deacon, Rev. John A. Sullivan as sub-deacon. Rev. Francis Hinchey of Waterbury was the master of ceremonies. Present in the sanctuary 'were Rev. Richard F. Moore, Rev. William Blake of Fair field, Rev. James Dargan of Wethers field, Rev. James Grady of St. Augus tine'6 and Rev. Charles M. Kelly of St. Patrick's church. The pall bearers were John H. Redgate. George T. Kelly. James Mc Laughlin, John Hanley, Daniel O'Neil and Timothy Dailey. Burial was in St. Michael's cemetery. The com mital service was read by Rev. Richard FT" Moore, D.D., assisted by Rev. John A. Sullivan and Rev. Frank Hinckey and Rev. Joseph Ganley. john p. mohr: The funeral of John r. Mohr was held this morning from the late home. 1913 Main street, Stratford, at S:30 and at St. James' R. C. church at 9 o'clock. A high mass of re nuiem was celebrated by Rev. M. J O'Connor and the responses wer; sung by the church choir. The bearers were W. D. Coughlin, T. J Munley. M. McLaughlin, H. F. Lyle William Atherton- and Edward S. JUxg. Interment was In tha Samliy ' piot In St. Michael's cemetery. LUXURIOUS FUR COATS for Women and Misses' MARMOT COATS with Raccoon col lar and cuffs and belt; 40 inches long. -$150 Value for '"'$94.85 NATURAL MUSKRAT COATS Belted model, 36 inches long. $175.00 Value for $132.85 RACCOON COATS. Belted models, 40 inches long. $200.00 C1CC OK Value for jwv. SEAL PLUSH COATS. Belted mod el, full length. $35.00 C1Q QC Value for FUR SETS, CAPES, COATEES, SCARFS AND MUFFS at their Original Prices. SPLENDID VALUES IN WOMEN'S WEAR Georgette Crepe Waists, embroidered front. $6.00 value. Sale Price $3.93 Flannel Night Gowns, $2.50 value. Sale Price $1.69 All Wool Bath Robes, silk edped, $5.00 value. Sale Price $3.95 Trimmed Hats. Values up to $14.98. Sale Price $1.95 HANDSOME DRESS for Women and Misses' Early Spring Wear ALL SIT.K TAFFETA DRESSES. Tucked model with belt. Bell sleeves In Navy Blue, Copen and Tan. $20 Value for S14.95 ALL WOOL SERGE DRESSES. Belted model silk braid and button trimmed. In Navy Blue and Tan. $17.50 Value for gJ CJg MEN'S WEAR ALL WOOL SERGE DRESSES. Beaded, belted model button trim med. Contrasting color. Satin collar and cuffs. $25 value $18 95 for " RARE VALUES IN GIRLS' WEAR COATS AND DRESSES in the newest and smartest styles, serviceable materials and popular colors. $3.50 to $22.50 Values.. Sale Prices $1.95 to $14.95 PRETTY HATS, to $5.98. Sale Price Children's Sweaters, Sweater Sets. Bath Robes. Hosiery and Underwear at Money Saving Clearance Sale Prices. Values up 95c Women's and Misses' Spats. All colors. $10 95C value for Children's Woolen Legging. Colors. $2.00 $1.25 value MEN AND YOUNG MEN HERE IS A CLOTEES-BUY- ING CHANCE xuu situuidj jnut miss At Savings That Are Unequalled Anywhere Of all wool fabrics in con servative and dressy belted models in Oxfords. Grey, Blue, Brown, Green, Tan and rich mixtures. Only 75 of these garments left so come early. Formerly priced from $32 to $0, NOW $14.85 AND $17.85 L I SUITS A representative line of suits for men a.nd young men. Con tains every style, every color and every size. $20 to $80 valnes. Sale Prices S10.58 43.85 FUR COATS A distinctive line of dress Fur nd Fur Lined Coats. $40 to $200 Values for $23.85 to $134.85 men and Young Men. All colors. Formerly priced $5.95 NOW 2.15 TO $8.1!5 Khaki, Grey and Blue. Formerly All Wool Sweaters f to $14.85 . Llminol !sl)irt Sl7"a li to 11 In priced $1.95 to $7.00.:..' ". NOW 95c TO $3.95 Handsome Negligee Shirts i.oo, .o. Hane's Underwear, $1.50 Quality for 95c Hosiery, all colors. 25c quality for IWc BOYS' SUITS OVERCOATS & MACKINAWS ft the boy wants a Suit, Overcoat or Mackinaw this Sa!n offers you an unusual opportunity to secure one at a remarkable saving. These garments are in all the latent styles, lonff wearing- mater ials snrt popular colors. AH sizes 2 to 18. Valix $8 to $22.50 Sale Prices to $95 Boys' Bhirts, Blouses, Caps, Hats, Knee Pants, Under wear, Gloves, Sweater Sets at Low C-M Clearance Rale Prices. ill li ! SHOES FOR THE WHOLE riyn.v AT lis.ail'l'ia Ci PRICES. SALE Secretary . Baiter announced he would not be atria to leave for France until President Wilson returned to ores & la.n.Qol4a HUl and tficUU 5tvi Buy Nowr anil Save Mtmey. Pay on Our Easv Cheerful Credit Terms. No Money IKiwn $1 a Week. ' i :iaitt3this.onca a week take j for trial package.