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The Bridgeport times and evening farmer. (Bridgeport, Conn.) 1918-1924, May 20, 1919, Image 12

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She Followed the Line
We Sent Over the Rhine
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One of the big features of the
Scribe's 'Midnight Oamibol. to be
staged at Poll's theater aa the witch -'
In hour chimes on Friday, Jtfay 23,
I will be tho appearance of the "Mye
, terlmio Quartette," composed entirely
! of Bridgeport business men and banK-
!m This attraction can 'be looked
forward to -with eager interest, for
not only -will the songsters render a
) larire variety of popular numlbers. bal-
lads and old time favorites which aro
euro to delight the audience, but a
prize ot eivv iuih ifn unerru iu
nan or woman in the audience who
can rise and call off the fuil names of
all members of the quartette.
The announcement of this oral con
test was made by the executive com-
mlttee of the Combined 'Help Drive
today, and Is bolnir done for the pur
I Tosn of learning .Just how many
Ilrldgwporters can recognize four big
men of the town when they see them
before them. The first one to get the
Sour names straight will be presented
with the 100.
There need be no fear In the hearts
, of those who attend the "Gambol.'
which la being produced under the
: auspices of Bridgeport newspapermen
' Tor the ben on t of the Combined Help
t Drive, of wallclnir home following the
tnidnia-ht show. Manager Goodwin
I of those who attend the "Qambol."
f lay he would have oars -olng to all
I parts of the city on hand, to take
,' those who attend home, no matter
t what hoar the performance con-
1 "Bill Stetnke, chairmen of the com
', mlttee on arrangements, ie working
I hard In an endeavor to bring some
fot New York's leading vaudeville
j" lights to Bridgeport for the show,
and while he Is keeping the good
V things a secret, it leaked out today
f that "Bill's arrangements have met
; with big success.
one xnousana nve nanarca rioaeze
have been distributed to policemen:
4 AAA MAwian A It A A n Intt..
firHm In .this 4tv for .
Efforts BeinsT made to
Unionize All Meat Chop
pers in City.
' Members of the Butchers' Union.
f local No. 555, held a meeting last
Bight , at the Lyric hotel. Over 100
were present and 20 new members
were initiated. The gathering was
addressed by Organizer Leo Slgal of
New Tork and by Business Agent
James McCue of the local union.
It was announced that the buteh-
era intend to hold mass meetings
! every two weeks. Efforts will be
made toorganlze all the butchers In
this city. It was also decided last
t night that members of the union
; would work to create a demand for
the display of union cards In markets.
Action was taken on the death of
j Bartholomew UI1. a member of the
I union. It wan voted to send a dele
! gation to his funeral and funds were
' also donated for a floral tribute.
'Daniel G. Reid Says She
Went to Hotel With An
other Man.
New Tork. May 20 Daniel O.
I Tleid. millionaire tin plate man, be
. ! aan suit In the Supreme Court yester
' day. for an absolute divorce from
f young Mrs. Margaret Reid, whom he
; married in Paris, Aug. 24, 110.
Although the papers are sealed. It
i Is understood that the offences alleg-
ed In the papers are said to have c
: curred botween April 4 and 9 last In
! the Hotel Chatham in this city, and
I between April 22 and 30 at he Ho
! tel Hellevlew. San Francisco.
Mrs. Reid before her marriage wa
I Mabel Carriere .an actress. She was
j the financier's third wife. The first
wlfc. who died about 20 years ago.
leaving one daughter, was married to
i Mr. Reid when they lived In Rtch
, Jiiond, Ind. Tho second wife was
Clarisse Agnew. a musical comedy
j ctrea whom he espoused in 100.
Khe was taken ill in London, and
i thoiiffh her huflhand enent a fortune
I tying to restore her health, she died
In 104.
Miss Carriere. who came from De
troit, was about twenty-three when
ehe married. Her rise on the stage
had ' been rapid. ' She came to New
York to attend school, but later de
rided .to go on the stage. She first
appeared in tho Casino as a show
jrirl. The Bhuberts gave her a part
In "The Runaways." She was also
seen in "A Chinese Honeymoon" . and
"A roe Jltnt Cadet." ("-'V-
Iurlng f"he war 'Mrs. Reid gave
most of her time to canteen work at
jlrvlngton-on-the-Hudson. Mrs. Henry
'j. Topping, the tlnplate man's daugh
ter by his first marriage, was closely
'associated with herein this. The two
I women are about the same age and
'spent much time together,
i Mr. Reid Is sixty-one years old. He
jattalned his present position in the
flnanelaj world after a sensational
j rise from farmer boy. He was born
in Richmond. Ind., and became Inter
ested in the tlnplate Industry In that
tate before he came to New York
In 199. Here he soon became an in
ternational figure In finance. He aided
In organising and became ' President
of the American Tin Plate Company.
He Is also a director In many large
corporations. His fortune is estimated
at 140,000,000 to (50,000,000. His
home is at No. 907 Fifth avenue.
The financier maintained secrecy
about his .matrimonial affairs. His
second "mnrrlajra hr?t . bidden a
long time, as was his third.
"When It appeared that the Victory
Ixjan was largely oversubscribed,
some sf :the people jJwho previously
wouldn't afford it, felt that they made
mistake In not taking a bond.
The fact." that' the Germans are
kicking 'bitterly, against" the n. peace
.. . i. anmiirillaC.'ll.tkll in
tftcates that the treaty 'must be Jtuft
The familiar figure In blus uniform and poke bonnet Is back home to serve,
after four years In khaki with the boys "Over There." Salvation Army lassies
served old fashioned American doughnuts In the front line trenches, and now
that the war la over they will be found again In the alums and dark places of
our great cities, ready to give a helping hand to men, women and children who
are on the down grade. The Salvation Army Home Service Campaign for
$13,000,000 opens May 19, to last one week.
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Salvation Army Commander, Dis
guised, Roamed Through Slums
to Study Intimate Problems of
East End Unfortunates.
Miss Evangeline Booth, daughter of
tits lata General William Booth,
founder of the Salvation Army, has
given her life to the service of the
poor and the unfortunate. Few per
sons. If any, know she went about In
Evangeline Booth,-Commander of the
Salvation Army In the United States.
the East End of London disguised In
rags that she might help the unfor
tunate. When her father stood erect
amid a storm of abuse and even physi
cal violence she stood beside him.
She knows how the poor suffer be
cause she has suffered with them. She
knows there still remains In the wreck
of a dissolute man a spark of man
hood that wfll kindle a redeeming
flame, because she has fanned many
flickering sparks until ber patient has
regained bis feet. She now beads the
Salvation. Army in the United States
at the great moment of lta career. The
old time slurs and doubts have bees
banished. During the week of May
19-28 the Salvation Army will appeal
to the people of the United States for
thirteen million dollars to carry . ont
Its after-the-war program. Contribute
to the Salvation Army Home Service
Fund Campaign. Remember, to the
Salvation Army A Man May . Be
Down, but He's Never Out,"
When the Bridgeport City and Jer
sey A. C. teams met In this city. 18
months aaTO, .both sides used 12 play
ers during the game. As this is con
trary to tbe laws of the U. S. F. A.
both teams were censured. A-player
from each side was injured In the
first half of the game and both
agreed to put on a twelfth player in
the second half. : . .
Some people observe ' Back Tard
Day in- Clein Up 'Week by. moving
-uibbtsh from the back yard to the
-ont yard; and they observe Front
ford IDay by moving- It back to the
cock yard. y "
J; I
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Ins . (9 to to
President Wilson, burdened
as he Is, found time to cable
his endorsement of the Salva
tion Army Home Service Fund
Campaign, which will be con
ducted during the week of
May 1B-2& The cablegram :
Commander Mlas E. Booth,
Personal, Salvation Army,
120 West Fourteenth street,
New York!
I am very much Interested
to know that the Salvation
Army Is about to enter Into a
campaign for a sustaining
fund. I feel that the Salva
tion Army needa no commen
dation from me. The love
and gratitude It has elicited
from tho troops Is a sufficient
evidence of the work It has
done, and I feel that I should
not so much commend it as to
congratulate It. Cordially and
alncerely yours,
to to to to to
to to to to
Members Are Girls Rescued by
Salvation Army.
The "Out of Ive" Club Is one of
tbe important club organizations main
tained by the Salvation Army In this
country. In every large city where
there Is a Salvation Army corps girls
who have been helped back Into the
normal pace of a workaday world are
proud of the membership In this club.
Disappointed, loveless girls who do not
forget kindnesses shown them In their
hour of greatest need give out of love
to help other girls receive the same
friendliness. In a simple, quiet way,
this unique Idea has been maintained
for over 20 years.
In every large city In the country
there are glris who have needed the
ministrations of the Salvation Army.
After they have been helped and sent
on their way again they become life
members of this club If they so desire.
Only girls are admitted who have given
a good account of themselves for at
least one month In the positions found
for them by the Salvation Army after
their release from a hospital or home.
These girls pledge themselves to keep
alive the spirit of friendliness and
home which the Salvation Army has
spread among them. The girls are
expected to dress In a plain, simple
way, and avoid in any sense of the
word gaudy or tawdry clothing.
Gossiping or tale bearing Is tabooed.
If members of the club transgress this
rule they are liable to suspension for
a month or longer. Tbe "Out of Love
Club" Is one of the many activities that
will benefit by the success of the Salva
tion Army House Service Fond Cam-
palgn for SlS.000,000 May 19-20.
When R. T. Wilson's (Red Domino
loses some of his greenness he Is
likely to develop into a stake colt.
He suffered from some interference
in the last race 'yesterday, tout if there
is anything in looks and conformation
his future is assured.
I,ouia Stoddard is back , In polo
again. He played on the winning
team at Meadow' Brook last Saturday
and showed flashes of the farm that
made him famous in International
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In the Zippy Midnight Review and Frolic To Be Given By"
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