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THE TIMES: MATEOH 1
(cr Fnil! Liver Tablets)
112 CobcuO St., St. Jobs.
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OGDENSBUF.G, N. Y.
OF PLAYS DEAD
Henry Blossom, Jr., Author of
Many Musical Pieces, Is
Newtown.March 24 Stephen Keane 1la to be pictured.
Tork, March 24. TTenry Mar-
tyn Bloesoro, Jr., author ot 'half a.
dozen books aritdJ , (score of leading"
comics operas of the lost 15 years,
died from pneumonia after a three
djayw' illness at his apartment In the
Beloiord, Broatway and JQig-hty-stoli
street, yesterday afternoon. .He was
53 ijars of agre. His wife, -who wss
Marjorie Seely, the actressy has (been
notified by wire at St. Iouls and is on
her way to this city.
(Mr. Blossom is -best remembered for
the "Red Mill," "Checkers," which
was' first published' In -book form: !
"The Yankee Consul "The Slim
Princess" and "Mile. Modiste." His
latest musical comedy, "The Velvet
Iady," is now ibein? produced at the
New Amsterdam b y Klaw & Erlan
grer. (Mr. Bl-oanom was bora In St. Ixmis
May 10, 1S66, the eon of Henry 'Mar
tyn and Soii-an Blossom, was ed
rjcateil at the 'Stoddard school and af
terward engrag-ed In the Insurance ;bus
inese. IMscarditi'g' a commercial ca
reer, he came to 'New Tork and be
gan his dramatic work.
"Checkers, a Hard IjucIc Story," one
of hi earlier books, was dramatized
for the etSLge and was one of the first
The list of his
NEWS AMONG THE BOY SCOUTS OF
AMERICA HEADQUARTERS NOTES
COSSACKS TO HELP
el Zoar, met with a serious accident
Berlin, FWcSay, March 21. (By The
yAssociat-ed Press.) Eduard Bern-
eteiini, the veteran Independent So
cialist Jader, has deTinlteiy aband
onod that party and' returned to tho
Majority Socialists. In "a parting
greeting- to the Independent Social
ists," he administers a sharp castigra
tdon to that party and discloses the
further c'etails of its close alliance
n-ith .the Russian Bolshevikl.
"In the spring: of 191S," Herr Bern
stein tvi-ites, "a social (fathering iveus
held in tho rooms of the Bolshevik
Rossian embassy-, mcmb-ers of this
eni".vaissy and of tho Independent So
cialist Tarty belns: ipresent. I ivaa in-
! vited, although I never concealed my
; opposition to the Bolsheviki policy.
i blatters discussed at the meeting" in- j
; c;t:t:l?d the question as to the reason f
j-niiy the Independent Socialists did
; not proceed in a revolutionary man
j ner as the Bolshevik! demanded and
I at the debate -n-hteh followed, Georg-
! Ledehour explained that the party
i was unfortunately constituted in a
' different manner than the Bolehev
;iki." j Herr Bemsteini's defnetion from the
Independnt .Sccilis-Ls a'th-ong-Ii nom
i inally due to the party's re-'nnt f
; cision forbidding members to main
; tain relationship with any other par
ties is one of many ind
Includes "The Documents in ' iar.r mimw nr toi,w.tni
on Baturday afternoon while workln g "r , c -uiu-tim wuw.k. jthe Independent FaciaM.-ts have been
There 'will be a meeting of the first
district of the East Side Court of
Honor this evening at King's High
way church at 7:30 for troops 11, 16,
22, 23 and 25. All scouts, who are
members of the above named troops
wishing to take second class tests
should attend this meeting.
There are many hikes planned for
Che scouts during their Easter vaca
tion. All scouts are requested to visit
headquarters and read the news on
the bulletin board. During the Easter
vacation Is the time to become either
a first or second class scout. Go to it
Troop 10 has re-registered for
the year 1919. Twenty-seven scouts
are now enrolled and Mr. Andrus ha'i
now taken over the scoutmastership
of the troop. The scouts' names are
as follows: William Green, Donald
' Fish, Harry Thornbury, Byard Paw-
j son, itabort Pawsoii, Ralph Haller,
j Roger Haller, Howard Seeley, Stanley
f l- . iil1, Hubert Suhwerdtle, Leslie
Green, Milton Pemberton, Siegmund
Schwartz, Austin MacGregor, Gordon
.-. s -:o.' Brown, Walter Ty
ler, Edward Tyler, Austin Dean, Ar
. ;; iH an, Douglas I'iumley, William
Best, Jr., Richard Best, Houston
Phelps, Frank Marsh, Philip Sher
man and Kenneth Wallace.
The registrations of Troops 11, 21.
2 3 and 2 9 expire next month. It is
hoped that the scoutmasters of the
above named troops will do their best
to get the re-registration of their
troop In at headquarters at the
earliest posisble date.
John iloQuillan, J. Bayus, T. McQuil
lan and A. Anderson. The troop re
organized to do scout work bottei
than they had. After the meetii..;
games were played. Meeting ad
journed at 9:10.
Alva R. Anderson, Scribe.
wltb a wood cutting machine. Tnt
saw blade became loosened and In the
swift revolution struck Mr. Keane,
cutting his had,ear and inflicting sev
eral painful cuts. Dr. IClernan at
tended his wounds and tho patient is
resting as comfortable es can be ex
pected. The accident occurred at the
Bresson farm. -
Mr. and Mrs Hobert Curtis return
ed from Florida on Friday.where they
Jhave been spending the winter.
Miss Blanch. Gilbert from Mt. Hol
yoke college, is at her homo In Bots
ford for the Easter vacation.
Mlffa Doris Downs of the H. S.
faculty, spent the week end and Sun
day at her home In Danbury.
The Holy Name society of St. Rose's
oivurch, received their quarterly com
munion Sunday a-t the 9 o'clock mass.
Tuesday, Annunciation day, masses
Will be at 7 and S o'clock.
Visitors In Danbury on Saturday
were Misses Clara Sheeiian, Gertrude
4id Catherine Crowe, Catherine Shee
han. Misa Mary Troy of the local tele
pbone office, has ten visiting In Dan
cry & few days.
the order of wriitin.
"The Tankee Consul," produced .by
Henry W. Favage; "Mile. Modiste," a
comic opera procluced by Charles Ell
jilngham; "The Prima Donna," an op
I era: "Red Mill," a musical comedy;
Miss Philaira," produced hy Ijiebler
& Co.; "The Slim Prir.tcesis," a comic
opera: "Baron Trenek," an Eng-Mi
version, produced by F. C. Whitney:
"The Man From Cooks," a mugfcal
comedy produced by Klaw & Erian
ger; "A Trip to Washinetfon," "The
Only Girl," "The Princess Pat,"
"Eileen" and others.
Mary C. Turner, widow of the
late James Turner and mother of
James A. Turner, president of the
Board of Appraisal, was burled this
morning' from the Read Memorial
Chapel on the arrival of the body
from the home of lr daughter Mrs.
Hartley Mann of Centervllle, Conn.
Interment was in lit. Grove cemetery.
PTV Dl i!IJ
111 1 1 I-I'll
move3 to resign from that pan'Jy be
cause of attacks made "upon it by
Ou-stav Xoske, the German minister
of war, and other na-tional leader.?,
and by disclosures of intimate rela
tionship between at least a portion
of the party and the Germain Bolshevik!.
HARRIETT A. OBBOKN.
The funeral of Marrletta A. Osborn
was held this afterqoon at 3:30 o'olock
from her late home, 456 William
street. Rev. A. F. Campbell, pastor
of Washington Park M. E. church,
officiated. Burial to Mt. Grove cemetery.
KKNKT XL HUM).
The funeral of Henry H. Hurd was
Jield from his late home. 117 Shelton
street this morning. The deceased
was a member of EHaa Howe, Jr.,
Post No. 8. O. A. R. Rev. A. J. Camp
bol!, pastor of rhe Washington Park
M. B. cliurch, officiated. Intermemt
was In liake View oemetetry.
Dorolnick Schmidt passed away
yesterday at his late home, 18 Berk
shire avenue. Until a few years a?o,
when he retired on account of his
advanced ace, he was employed by
the Wheeler & Wilson and the Singer
Pewinr Machine Co", He Is survived
by his wife, a dauifhter, Emma, and
one son, Frank Schmidt.
A sister, Mrs. John Sauer, and
(brother. Charles Schmidt, also sur
vive him. He wae an old member
of St. Joseph's parish and his funeral
will be held Wednesday morning from
Jhte home and thenoe to St. Joseph's
church. Interment will be in the
family plot In Park cemetery.
The many friends of John Schick
la well known driver for the Home
Breweries Co., will be grieved to learn
of his death which occurred at the
Bridgeport hospital this morning. He
Is survived by his wife, who is also a
patient at the hospital and two email
children also his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Christian Schick, two brothers
and four sisters to mourn his loss. He
was a member of the Bridgeport
Behwaben Sick Benefit society, the
Schwaebischer Maennerchor and the
Brewers Union, No. 40, delegations of
which orders will attend the funeral
from his late home, 20 Sheridan
street, on Wednesday afternoon. In
terment in the family plot In Lake-
Dudley Field Malone and
Frank P. Walsh to Address
April Mass Meeting.
The American Laihor Party held a
meeting- yesterday at Machinists' Hall
and laid out plans for the coming
The meeting was large and en-
j-thTisast!to and i decide.il to place
in nomination candidates for every
office at the coming city election.
Thomas Splaine. Patrick Scollins
and Charles Haines were appointed a
committee to draw up'a platform and
report back to a meeting to be held
on Sunday, April 6.
This platform will be similar to the
one adopted in Hartford for the cam
padgn now being waged there.
The Hartford platform demands
that all city work be contracted for
on union conditio-ns and wae-ps! an
eight hour day and forty-four hour
week; police protection for pickets
and strikers; municipal ownership of
any and all public utilities; schools
to be open as centers for social, civic
and recreation purposes; increased
pay for school teachers; the popular
election of the judges of the police
court and prosecuting attorneys; the
initiative, referendum and recall; ap
pointment of a commission, on which
workers shall be represented to con
sider the advisability of having the
board of aldermen elected at large, on
the principal proportional representa
tion; representation for workers and
for women on all public commissions;
that the street railway be compelled
to pay the taxes due the city; that
principle of proportional representa-
ccnstitutional right of free Bpeech,
free press and lawful a-ssembly; that
the two shift system for fire depart
ment be put into effect that the police
and firemen should have one day of
rest out of seven.
The American Labor Party was
born in Bridgeport at the time of the
machinists strike and now has organ
izations in 15 states and 67 cities.
A committee of 48 of the most
prominent members of the Progres
sive Party have Issued a call to the
members of that party to Join the
American Labor Party.
Frank P. Walsh and Dudley Field
Malone will address a mass meeting
of the party in this city, early in
CAN BE FILED
Information regarding the payment
of corporation- taxes may be obtained
at the Internal Revenue office. The
government has app-ointed expert ac
countants and lawyers from the Field
service of the Treasury department to
be stationed here amil sssd-t all those
who have to pay sucih taxes. The cor
poration blanks have arrived and no
tices were received from Collector
Wateh at Hartford todaiyi, stating that
all persons who have to file corpora
tions taxes may do so at once, as
everything is in readiness for their
aoconi mcda ti on.
Delinquents who failed to pay their
income taxes have (been extended one
week longer in which to sign affida
vits and pay their taxes. This should
be attended to at once.
Troop N. 1, William B. McOellan,
The regular meeting was opened
at 7:45 by our Scoutmaster. Fourteen
ecouts, two candidates and two offl
cials were present making a total of
IS. Later in the evening four can
didates arrived and wished to be ad
mitted to the troop. Mr. Butler pre
sided and gave a talk on the reor
ganizing of our troop. Scoutmaster
McClellan gave an interesting talk on
his first scout troop and the gangs
or clubs" to which he had belonged
b?ore he became a scoutmaster.
Meeting adjourned at 9:30.
Leon Thelin, Scribe.
Troop No. 13, Alpha F. Davis, S. M.
Regular meeting opened by our
Scoutmaster with fourteen scouts
present. A regular business meet
ing was held. After all business was
transacted and marching practiced,
the whole troop enjoyed a game of
Indoor basketball. Mr. Davis ap
pointed a committee to decide wheth
er we shall allow visitors at our
meetings. We then saluted the flag
and adjourned. j
Horace Moorey, Scribe.
London, March 22, The Cossacks
of the Orenburg region have decided
to supply Petrograd and Moscow with
foodstuffs in large quantities and "to
observe loyally all the decrees regard
ing food supplies," says a wireless re
port from Russia.
Tnis decision was made at a formal
conference at which the delegates
agreed to organize Soviets in all local
ities and to take stops against any at
tempts to a counter-revolution.
An elaborate program for the "So
cialistic organization of agriculture"
was laid before the conference. A
series of agricultural communes have
been formed in the various districts
and provinces. The Council of the
People's Commissaries, the report
stated, has assigned a credit of one
billion rubles for the betterment of
agriculture. The peasants are to be
trained In scientific farming.
In order to supply the peasants with
farming materials, the commlsary has
already organized construction and re
pair shops. In addition, measures
have been taken for the sowing -of
4,000,000 hectares of land not prev
Also some men who always cast a
ballot precisely as the bos tells them
to, are highly scandalized at the Idea
that women know enough to vote.
There is one telephone for every
nine persons in the United States, and
it often seems as if the other eight
'"''''""'"ft'i " i)iW--iHtirir'iifr,i1i
Troop 21, Robert G. Hull. S. M. t
Meeting1 opened at 7:30 by Scout-
master Hull. Money and tickets for
the rally were taken. Twenty scouts I
were present. It was announced that ;
our anniversary feed will be on April
9 instead of the Sth. An entertain- ;
ment committee report was read, j
After our re-registration we will hold !
only two business metingB a month, j
the first and third meetings. After
reorganizing1 patrols we adjourned.
Harry Kingman, Scribe.
THE GRAXD CANYON.
Troop No. 9, Rcinliold Person, S. M.
Our regular meeting was called to
order by Senior Patrol Leader Koh
ler. Roll was called and dues col
lected. The troop organized a
standing or advisory cabinet which
consists of the followin-g scouts
Adolph Persson, C. Kohler, S. Lane,
Troop 22, Ernest Ortlepp, S. M.
The weekly meeting of Troop 22
was held in St. Paul's parish house.
This meeting opened at 7:45. Roll
was called and dues were collected
after which scribe's and treasurer's
reports were read. Scouts McKeever
and Saunders gave an interesting
talk on the taking of the Tenderfoot
test. Now that we are back in our
meeting place again we expect to
practice up our scout work. Meeting
adjourned at 9:15.
Robert Davies, Scribe.
Troop 34, Theodore Gebhardt, S. M.
The meeting was called to order at
7:30 by Mr. Gebhardt. The pledge to
the flag was led off by Patrol Leader
Sprague. This was immediately fol
lowed by roll call and collection of
dues. We welcomed two new candi
dates this evening Francis and Ray
mond Crowley, who are twins. When
they sit together you can't tell them
apart. We practiced drilling and
other games were played. Meeting
adjourned at 9:30.
George Chapin, Scribe.
United States Food Administration, License No.
MARCH 25th, '19.
These smart guys that are sending
fake telegrams saying the soldiers
need money, are likely to get at least
free board at public expense.
The first scientist to explore the
Grand Canyon of the Colorado was
John Wesley Powell, a distinguished
geologist, who was born in Mount
morris S5 years ago today. In 1869
Major Powell, at the head of an ex
pedition of ten men sent out by the i
Smithsonian Institution, descended
the canyon of the Colorado from
Green River to Rio Virgin. The party
made the trip in four boats, and
faced many hazards and difficulties
during the mid-summer exploration
of one of nature's most magnificent
works. Powell continued his ex
plorations in later years and wrote
"Canyons of the Colorado," "Ex
plorations of the Colorado River,"
and other works dealing with the
Southwestern country. The water
worn trench of , the Colorado Is one
of the most wonderful sights in the
world, the cliffs or rock-walls at
taining a height of from 4,000 to 7,000
feet above the stream, which varies In
width from 30 to 300 feet, with fre
quent waterfalls and whirlpools.
and Whenlou Wake In the Morning
Complexion is Rosy.
All Headache Gone.
Breath Right. Tongue Clean".
Stomach, Liver and Bowels
In these days of hobble skirts, the
husband whose time is valuable gives
his wife five minutes start when they
go down town.
New Tork, March 24 The annual
meeting of the National Council of
the Boy Scouts of America commenc
ed here today. About 370 delegates
from cities throughout the United
States are in attendance and the
speakers will disousa the part the
455,000 Boy Scouts and their leaders
will take In the nation's reconstruc
tion plans. -
betters of administration in the es
tate of David Lufschitz, who died In
this city on March 20, were granted
to the widow. Rose Lufschitz, by Pro
bate Judge Paul Miller today. The
estate consists of real estate valued
Beside the widow the heirs at law
are Nathan, Frank, William and
Sarah, Lufschltz and Bessie Engleson,
all children of the deceased.
5et at the Real Cause Take Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets
That's what thousands of stoma
Bifferers are doing now. Instead of
taking tonics, or trying to patch up a
ioor digestion, they ore attacking th
wul cause of the ailment clogged liver
Ind disordered bowels.
Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets arouse the
liver in a soothing, healing way. When
the liver and bowels are performing their
ftatural functions, away goes lndigestioa
ind stomach troubles.
If you have a bad taste In your
mouth, tongue coated, appetite poor
lazy, don't-care feeling, no ambidon or
energy, troubled with " "d food
uihould take Olive Tablets, the eub-
WKrdToUve Tablets are a
!!,,! lor. Thev do the work without
.-;n;na rramns or pain. . . 1 a;
if - at bedtime for QUICK I hinn but with a total tonnacre of
vlif ao vou can eat what yoa like. J riuon below that of a modern d'ad-J
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TODAY'S ANM VIHKAIty.
England's first important, naval
j victory was gained on this Say in
! 1387 when the Earl of Dundel defeat
l ed a Flemish fleet of a hundred sail
and captured eight of the enemy's
; craft. The navy of England had its
"-igin in a fleet of galleys built by
Alfred in 897. Considerable fleets
were collected during the net few
enturie3 by Edgar, Ethelred IL,
Odward the Confessor, and Harold.
Uichard I., in 1191, was the first to
inact a code of naval laws. In the
. 14 th century the fleets of Edward III.
net and defeated the French and
Spanish. In 148 Henry VII. built the
T.oyal Harry which by some is con
sidered the beginning of the royal
avy. By 1646 the - navy had 58
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If you have an open attic, why not convert it
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Lean Fresh Shoulders
Large Skinned Hams
Corned Spare Ribs
Morris Bacon .
Corned Rump Butts
.... 30c m.m
Telephone Peas, soaked, can ....10c
Lima Beans, can . 12c
Everybody's Syrup, can .10c,3 for 25c
Red Ripe Tomatoes, No. 2 cans 10c, No. 3 cans 17,
3 for 50c, doz. $1.95, case 2 doz $3.85
Mazola Cooking and Salad Oil, bottle 15c, pint cans
40c, quarts 75c, 1-2 gal. $1.40, gallons $2.50, 5
gal. cans $10.00
Fruit Puddine, all flavors, pkg. 12c
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