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THE TIMES: 3IAY 21, 1919
Reek's Annex
Next to Times Bnildlnj
Opimslte Telephone OITlco
If to Mllford you intend to go,
dodge the city's imoke,
DoD't hnre appendicitis and think
It's a joke.
For the doctors of Old Mllford -won't
like It if you're broke,
Ani call on them to operate for noth
ing. The four doctors of Mllford have
smanlzed a union to protect their
general welfare and provide for their
common defense against the summer
TltKkvrs who flock there eyery year
and, firw attatclnxi with all the ail
ments that flesh Is holr to, then send
a hurry call to the overworked phy-
slclans. and pay them with kind
It wan the unanimous opinion of
the four doctors that this state of
affairs must cease and If a summer
vlKtor Intends to have his vermiform
appendix removed this reason, he is
warned that he either must have
cash, a Liberty Bond, letter of credit,
or a rating in Bradstreet or Dun, if
lie has neither of these he can brim?
his old appendix back to Bridgeport
and leave it there.
There were enough, offices In the
Association so Dr. C. Carpenter was
elected president. Dr. W. S. Putney,
vice-president; Dr. Oarleton Heady,
secretary, and Dri J. L. Pons, treas
urer. Iast evening the members of the
association were entertained at an In
formal dinner at the Taft Hotel, by
the famous rolltioa.1 Surgeon and ob
stetrician. Isaac I'lman, who Is well
known for his famous operation In
removing the brains from the Repub
lican party in Bridgeport without us
lng anesthetics.
ST. nmmA.
The first white man to visit the
Island of St. Helena was Juan de Nova
Castllta, a Portuguese sailor, who
discovered the South Atlantio Islet
4tT years ago today. May 21. 1502.
and named it fit. Helena in honor of
the saint whose feast day It happened
to be. The Dutch afterward trained
possession of the Island which was
destined to be the last home of one
of the. most celebrated men In history.
a.nd may soon harbor within Its nar-
' row confines the person of William
Hohnnzollern,' ex-Emperor' of Ger
many. In 1400 the Dutch were expelled
by the English, but later the Dutch
restored their anthorlty, and St. Hel
ena was alternately held by Great
Britain and Holland until 16TS. when
the English finally Rained the as
cendency. St. Helena was practical
ly unknown to the outside world un
til It was chosen In October, 1S15,
as the place of Napoleon's captivity.
It was 104 years ago this year that
the Corslcan first set foot on St. Hel
ena's rocky shores, and he remained
there nntll his death on the fifth, of
May, 1821. His remains were removed
from St. Helena in IS 40 and were In
terred, with great pomp and display.
In the Hotel des Invalides, In Paris.
St. Helena Is ten miles long and
etrht miles wide and has an area of
forty seven square miles. It Is part
of sn old volcano.
"WANTED Experienced tttenograjph
r, typewriter and office assistant.
Address, giving experience and ref
erences. Address Stenographer,
ears Times. R20s
liBO TRUCK. 116 model, two ton
oapadty; first class merftanlceJ con
dition. Price S5 1f sold at once.
Rhanley Auto rcxrhange, S24 Charles
St. Bamrnn 4939 and Noble 61.
FOR SAlPJ Harley-Davldson racing
model, sin (Tie. pocket valve, special
built frame. Flosch magneto, Scheb
lnr carrtvuretoT, special tires; $125
for quirk sale. Call Barn urn 4839.
HOI'KKS row 8U.R
XI BEATRICE ST.. off Read, new
modee-n room cottace. Improve
ments, vacant, on good lot, changed
to two family at small expense;
easy terms. Lwnsm, 2S7 Kalrflefd
Ave. R20et '
large established manufacturer, na
tional advertiser, needs a responsi
ble energetle man to represent them
In this territory. Give bank or bus-
Bess references, selling experience
II any. JG. O. Powers, 450 fourth
Ave.. New Terk etty. Bltf 14
YOTTNX3 WOMAN wmntd ete do type
writing and some office work, $12
pes week, I hoars per day. Olve
ace and experience. P O. Box 624.
FOR BALE 7 rooms, attractive
homes, lots (0x106, designed and
built oy us. improvements, n
place, sidewalks. Oakland St., Bar
num Ave., Stratford; reasonable
rlcee; term i arranged. Moloney c
Kroksteot, aronttsnts, 126 Main St.
Phone Barnvnn III.
Estate of Jen-is" C. 'Beach, late of
the towel of Bridgeport, In said dis
trict, deceased. '
The Court of Probate for the Dis
trict f Bridgeport hath limited, and
Hewed six months from the date
hereof for Creditors of said Eslats
to exhibit their claims for settlement.
Those wtu neglect (o .present, their
accounts properly attested, within
mid time, win be debarred a recov
ery. AH persons Indsbted to said
Plata te ars request ad to make Imme
diate payment to . v . . ,..;.
. Administrator. .
US Valst Street, Bridgeport, conn.
London, May 21.. ( Correspond encu
of The Associated Press) The Bol
shevik government of Ru,ssia is re
ported to be beset by grave internal
troubles, especially in North Russia.
Definite evidence of disaffection
among workmen In that district has
been exhibited recently by hostile
demonstrations against Jhe Soviet au
thorities, by strikes anf sabotage.
The Bolshevik financial position is
rapidly growing worse. Reports sub
mitted by Krestlnskt, commissary for
finance, for the second half of 1918.
show a deficit owlns to the fact that
the "single tax on the possessing
classes," which was estimated to yield
10,000.000,000 rubles, yielded only
'4 50.000,000 as the townspeople of the
"possessing class" were financially ex
haunted and the peasants offered
armed resistance to forced payment.
A large wing of the Menshevlk, or
moderate party has refused to adhere
to the BoUthoyik and adopted the fol
lowing program:
Opposition to Bolshevlkirule, which
Is declared to have "resulted In chaos
and the destruction of national life In
Revival of capitalism on demo
cratic lines as being the only means
of restoring Russian Industry and
commerce wfth'the outside world.
The convening of a constituent as
sembly, to be elected by general fran
chise. Restoration of the old frontiers ol
Russia, exclusive of Finland and Po
land, with a grant of local political
autonomy and a federative tie uniting
such territories as desire Inde
pendence. State control of Industry, as op
posed to workmen's control.
Paris, May 21. (Correspondence
of The Associated Press) What Is
characterized as one of the most vital
steps towards the speedy reconstruc
tion of warworn Kurope is being
taken this week In the inauguration
of the through, transcontinental train
service between Paris, Belgrade and
Bucharest via Pontarlier, Milan,
Triest, Agram and Vinkovce. This line
would under any ordinary circum
stances be a great boom to the trav
eler and to the business man. but
now, on the eve ,of the signing of
peace, it assumes an inoalcuable Im
portance to the welfare of many
The Allied capitals will now be
linked up once more by a rapid ser
vice which will permit of easy com
munications. The slow sea route can
be abandoned for the numerous gov
ernmental missions which will play
a great part in the reconstruction. In
numerous other ways the new Ike
will facilitate the process of rebuild
ing the fortunes of the Allies.
That this railway avoids Germany
and undoubtedly will take away
much of the trade of the German
railways finds no adverse crlliclsm in
Paris. The French are qCnte con
tent to see the railways of their late
enemies lie dormant for a time.
Whether the new Allied line will ul
timately become the great trade ar
tery for the continent, replacing the
German lines between the North Sea
ports and . the East, is a matter of
much discussion. There are argu
ments on both sides of the question.
Certainly Its immediate effect Is ex
pected to be to lessen the German
prospects. Whether there is any
sentiment tn trade, whloh will fluence
future developments, remains to be
The new service will provide
through trains de luxe between Paris
and Belgrade three times each week.
according to present plans. One train
a week will go through to Bucha
rest. Thus with a good train service
Between Parle and the English Chan
nel ports, England will again be
brought into close touch with her
eastern Allies.
As soon as possible the line will be
extended to Constantinople and to
Athens, but the running of trains
to these places now is Impossible
owing to the destruction of railways
during the war. It will take several
months to repair the damage. In ad
dition, rolling stock Is very scarce.
Even now it is necessary to make a
wide detour to get to Bucharest from
While the transcontinental train
service will be Important for relief
wor.lt and for traders who wish to
visit the - East to re-establish com
mercial relations, it is believed that
the steamship traffic will not be ma
terially affected by the Innovation.
Goods will still continue to pass
through the Mediterranean as of old.
Industry Peraonioexl at Southern Tex
tile Exposition.
Industry was personified in pa
geantry at the Southern Textile Expo
sition, held In Greenville, 8. C, re
cently. Two hundred and fifty members of
the various Industrial clubs organized
and directed by the Greenville Young
Women's Christian Association, ap
peared on the stage of Textile Hall,
where the exposition was held and
through graceful dancing and skill
ful aoting. Illustrated the part that
women took In the world of industry
during the war and are still taking
In the Industrial progress of the coun
try. t
Among clubs which took part were
those from Monaghan Mill, Poe Mill,
Duncan Mill, American Spinning Co.,
Brandon Mill, Judson Mill and Wood
sen Mill, all of Greenville. The
pageant was witnessed by eniployers.
iindustral welfare workers and other
mill representatives from various
parts of the country.
Work of the clubs Is directed by
Marguerite L. Riegel, Y. W. C. A.
field organizer for mill villages, and
Irene -Dickson lndustria secretary of
the Greenville Y. W.- O. A. Mathllde
Voesler, Y. W. C. A. recreation dlrec
tor for the south Atlantic States, dl
reeled the pageant which was written
by Josephine Thorp. ..
No matter "what rem. -want
Paris. May 21 (By mail) Standing
amid the glories of the royal past of
France, In the park at Versailles, an
American doughboy burst into this
"Say, pal, where'd you get eats
around these diggln'e?"
American fighting men in leave
parties led by trained guides from
the Paris headquarters of the Young
Men's Christian Association War
Council may be seen everywhere in
Paris and its environs, enjoying the
monuments of the old regime and .of
the Empire In a truly American
fashion, which doee not prevent the
association of the great palace of
Louis XIV and "chow."
"ixoks like a decayed church,"
was the deliberate estimate of an
other boy in khaki as he stood be
fore the Hotel des Invalides. Then
he went Inside and become enthus
iastic over the marble railing about
the tomb of Napoleon because it
Was so "white" and hadn't a flaw.
One of them emerged from the
Invalides and grew almost poetic
about the yellow light coming
through the Blaes windows above
Napoleon's casket. Then he caught
himself, and almost blushed.
In the next breath he called the
Court: des Invalides the "souvenir
parlor of the armies of France."
When he saw Guynemer's airplane
and learned what it was, he main
tained a reverential silence of more
than a minute before he began to de
termine Its "make."
Perhaps the reactions from Ver
sailles are the most illuminating.
Halting at the Fountain of Nep
tune, a doughboy cast his eye ap
pralslngly down the vista of the
"Gee." he eald, "there must be two
miles of fountains."
Best of all, apparently, the sol
diers like to. go and sit on the banks
of the Seine watching the river
The one-fourth size Statue of Lib
erty presented to Paris by the Ameri
can colonies watches over them, here.
But even it Is the subject of frank
"Huh," said
"It don't look
girl will when
York harbor."
one of the critics,
as good as the old
we steam Into Ntw
Merwin's . tMld-vMCrtean TAffin-
proofs," real wild men from the heart
of the dark continent, will "be one of
the big akMed attractions at the
Scribe's Midnight Gambol to be held
at Poll's theater, Friday. After stren
uous efforts, the services of the
troupe of stars were obtained through
the courtesy of the Bridgeport Trust
Company, and their appearance on
local stage has evoked, considerable
interest. They have appeared at the
Brooklawn olub on one notable occa.
sion and at that time made a decided
Another tig feature will be Conroy
and iLee, formerly members of Al
Field's .anil Xw Dockstader's famous
minstrels. They will be seen in ec-
centrlo dances and songs, and as
their reputation is of a national scope
theis performance is looked fo sward
to with keen Interest. The Fried-
mana, & well known juvenile pair.
will tbe on hand for the Mig affair.
All this is In addition to the host
of Metropolitan stars who are sure to
appear "Wild Bill" Steinke, chair
man of the arrangements committee.
is making a trip to New York to close
negotiations for their appearance and
also report the loss of his "Henry" to
the New York police.
Tickets for the "Gambol" made
their appearance yesterday, and were
quickly taken. The Elks. Odd' Fel
lows. Klwanis club and other organ
isations Including a large delegation
from the Chamber of Commerce will
attend in a body..
The cuBtain will rise promptly at
midnight, and tickets can be obtained
from policemen, firemen, letter car
riers or at local newspaper offices.
For many years the twenty-first
of May was "celebrated as a holiday
by the pioneers of what is now Elgin
County, Ont., Canada, the date com
memorating the founding of the set
tlement at Port Talbot on Lake Erie
in 1803. Col. Thomas Talbot, who
had , been a soldier in Canada and
Europe and private secretary to Major-General
J. Graves Simcoe, first
Lieutenant-Governor Invaded the
wilderness at Port Talbot. lie chopped
down a tree as the formal Inaugural
ceremony, and after which the men
accompanied him fell to work with a
vim to make a clearing and construct
log houses. Talbot had obtained a
large grant of land In that section
from the government, and, after see
ing the settlement fairly started, he
returned to civilization to induct fur
ther immigration.
For over a quarter of a century
he labored to carry out his coloniza
tion schemes, and Induced no less
than 40,000 people to settle in the
wild places of Upper Canada. These
pioneers, who played so large a part
In the development of the prosperous
Province of the present, lived hard
but happy and contented lives. They
fought and conquered all the wild
forces of nature. Their b,omes were
log cabins, mostly of one room with
one window. They wore rude clothing
made of the skins of animals or of
ocarse cloth spun by the women from
hemp or flax. "Furniture was made
from trees and hewed out with axes.
Often they were forced to subsist for
months on a diet of Indian corn, wild
rice, the flesh of wild animals, fish,
roots and nuts. In spite of these hard
ships ipossibly to some extent because
of thera the settlement flourished,
and privation was gradually dis
placed by comfort and even some 'de
gree of luxury.
The, college , students; are engaged
In studying the -.footprints of great
men, -particularly - those that -makt
the records for -long distance-'jump
Bridgeport, Conn.,
Wednesday, May 21, 1919.
Once Move!
Royal waist
Such things don't often occur but we've another big
fine lot of those handsome Royal waists at $1.85.
Xo need to tell how nicely-made and how good-style
Royal waists are. That is known to most of our friends.
And these are true Royal waists the pretty new
styles of this season.
Of attractive voile and lawn and dimity, with em
broidery or with lace trimming and some with fancy col
ored collar and cuffs !
About all sizes for this is a clearup of surplus and
ineludesmany sorts worth $3 and more Q 85
Second floor.
Georgette dresses
with youth's spirit.
Like the charming silk dresses, we told of a few days
ago, these come from folks who seem to, be inspired and
made happy by the spirit of youth. They are real dresses
for girls and young folks.
Theirs is the line and grace and charm of the season
and in addition a youthful freshness and distinctive
A knowing touch, here and there, a choosing of con
trasts, a shaninsr to fit voungr fisnires with marked grace,
and then a fine attention
ing !
T.ittlfi ruffles, hdtadsome
broidery of bright beads, rich
of prettiness !
Navv and Copenhagen and taupe and some figured
Georgettes of individual pattern ?Z5
Second floor.
i j
Spiderweb hat
to match sweater.
A charming and different hat to add to beauty of new
sweater or slipon.
v.o Tnnrlp iiTioTi a clever wire frame, of either
chenille or wool yarn and easily made m snorx iime.
Light, Summery, charming, as bright as one wishes.
Frames readv at $1 each;
in rich hues.
Beautiful new
waist silk.
Particularly for cool effective and handsome Summer
Tub silk, in stripes, light and firm and fine.
Upon its white ground are stripes of blue black green
gold or lavender.
And how tasteful and pleasing those stripes are.
Tub silk -yes indeed, twill stand tubbing time and
again with no injury.
A yard wide $1.85
s ' .- 5 .Third floor. ....
Entrances in Main Street, Fairfield Avenue, and Cannon Street
to every little detail in mak
girdles of silk, a bit of em
silk slips, what diversity
. -i i i t j "
and splendid range of yarns
Beauteous capes
and rich dolmans
at new price.
There are many of them; graceful beauties. "
Each is of worthy fabric, flowing in line, fine in efV
teet, and at a new lower price.
No prettier wrap for Spring: service has hfipn rppti in
How quickly the new-line capes and the distinctive
dolmans won friends.
That friendship continues, grows stronger.
And service-time for these pleasing wraps likewise
They will be' as welcome companions through coming
days as they are now. ;
v But the store likes to end seasons with clear stocks
hence, these new prices.
Navy and black and rich colors, serge and gabardine
and velour and silvertone, with bright linings or in tail
ored effect:
were $22.50 to $29.50 were $35 to $45
$19.50 $29.50
Second floor.
Keds are fine
for summer.
Ked is short - easily-remembered name for tennis
shoes, as once they were called.
But 'tis more than that 'tis name of great variety of
easy cool serviceable shoes for Summer wear in all places.
Used to think tennis shoes were only for tennis and
Learned how easy they were and- wanted to wear
them generally.
But they didn't look quite right for general service.
Keds do look right. They are right. ITor there are
many styles planned to meet different conditions. - ;
Women's high and low keds for street and for sports
wear; men's too, and boys and girls'.
Some white, some brown; some with heels, some flat;
white soles, black soles, suction soles; yachting shoes,,
even pumps. - ,
According to style and size, all tbe way from ?
$1.15 to $3 X
Main floor, rear.
Save some of
children's laundry. :
Bloomers, in pretty colors, full of comfort they are
true savers of laundrywork for the children. ; .
Sensible, ideal for playtime, replace petticoats, give .
little ems treeaom to romp
climb !
Gingham stripes 'and plain-colored chambray, sizes" J
z to o, 01 special vaiue
Gas hot
for convenience. S
For homes where there is
cooker, a hot plate.
Have one or two or three
and noprl.
They'll give abundant heat for all sorts of cooking s J
11 Ha RTlpndid hakincr. -
Black or nickel finish
ent sizes and some with glass aoors $1.0 to sbtwj. . jx ;
Each hot plate is equipped with drilled star burnerr j '
and air regulators that insure even steady powerful heat.'"
Fw-ast Cloudy, lorol showers to
night, Thursday; clear Thursday night
ana run ana nump ana even,. 4
floor. . .--:
plates I
no room for a gas range o:
burners, according to too:
$2.75 to $9.50; ovens of differ-; I
, r
try 'Hie Times Want Column
las: at tbs ssmofc msnta.

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