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THE TIMES: MAY 22, 1919
GIANT SHIPS BRING 15,148 9,147 More Troops Come Home on Four Steamers. Nfw Tork. May 22 Two Riant ships formerly of Germany's mer chant miirlm the Ieviatlinn and the Imprrutor brought home 15.143 troops of th American Expedition ary force todny. lioth from Hrest, ofllrAr and men; and the Imperwtor, on her flrt voynire to America wince the war bepan, carried 3,190 oflicprs ami men. New York. May 22 ftrlnglmr 61 ofllcern nnrl 1.50"! men of the 324th Ktelil Arilltery, 3rd revision, the cruiser Seattle arrived here today from Itrejt. The steamship Yale, alao from Brest, arrived with 29S cas uajs. nearly all discharged from mer rier. When the 101th engineers. 29th (Blue and Oray) Iivision, docked here today on tho steamship Manchu ria from Prest. its personnel In cluded men from every state except South Dakota and Florida. Origin ally only New Jersey, Vlrclnla, Mary land. Delawaro and District of Co lumbia troops were in the 104th. but replacements were necessary as tht? reslmenl went through heavy Are. bulldlntr roads and stringing barbed wire. Korty men were killed. The Manchuria brought 4.78 4 troops. Including 1.085 reco-ering from illness or wounds, and the 104th Supply Train complete, 104th Mobile Ordnance repair shop. 104th Train Headquarters snd E8th Infantry Bri gade headquarters, all these units be ing of the 29th Division, and casuals. . Seventeen officers, and 1.356 men of 'the X2ftth Infantry; headquarters of the Third battalion, sanitary de tachment, supply and machine com panies. Companies I. K. I and M and detachment of Company Q, arrived on the steamship Ohlan from Bordeaux. These are 82nd (All America) Divi sion, draft troops from all parts of the country. The others of he Ohian'a 1.626 troops were casuals. The cruiser Charleston brought 1,424 troops from Brest, the majority being of the 33rd Division. Help Drive Is Still Lagging (Continued from Page One) arid! the executive committee did the tame. It was announced that Instead of a noon meutinsr on (Saturday, the last day of the drive, a meeting would be held at the .Stratfield at 6:45 o'clock that evening. The awful reality of conditions In the ar Bust was brought home to this city yesterday when a telegram was received from the general com mittee to the local committee of the l omblnod Help Drive stating that un less the utmost energy and Interest was displayed to raise $300,000 In this city hundreds of thousands of Jews, Syrians, Greeks, Armenians and Per sians would perish of starvation. In the midst of the campaign an acute appeal has come, for greater effort. Tho workers of tho Combined Help Drive, knowing well these facts, anj feeling that liridgeport should bring succor to the hundreds of thousands starving In Europe are going; every where seeking aid for these peoples, and that Bridgeport Is sympathetic and has a warm heart is testified by the big response which is meeting their efforts. BRITISH GAIN OVER AFGHANS UFA!, ESTATK MAX LOSES COMMISSION1. Joseph N. Goldman, a Stamford real estate broker, cannot recover ft commission for selling $21,000 prop erty in Iarien. It was decided today by Judse Walsh of the Common Pleas Court. Goldman sued Herman Qtiitt-J ner or wtanirorrt ror 12.000, alleging that he had procured a purchaser, to whom Quittner agreed to sell the plot hut claimed Quittner later re fused to sell. This was denied by-Quittner. DIED. Trio Accused In Artist Will Case Score New Successes Dakka Near Khyber Pass. in The cases of the three persons who are alleged to have conspired to forge a will of Henry "Ward Ranger, the landscape artist, have been postponed until the autumn term of tho Crimin al Superior court. It was announced tcday. The accused are Edith Ran ger, Charles T. Wexler and R. H. G Cunningham, all of Stamford. Wexlf r is a former lawyer, who was disbarred because of his connection with this case. It is claimed that Miss Ranger, sister of the artist. London, May 22 British troops gained new successes over the Afghan diets on May 16 and on May 18, the situation In the region of Dakka, west of the Indo-Afghandan frontier near the Khyber pass, was reported as sat isfactory by tho commander of the First Indian Division in advices to the Indian government forwarded here. On Sunday the British held the hills west of Dakka and occupied the towns of Sherrabab and Rubat, about two miles northwest of Dakka. The successes against the Afghans is said to have had a beneficial effect on the tribe. On May 16 the British force at Dakka were attacked by a large force of Afghans who were driven off. The British and Indian casualties were 130. On the 18th the First Indian airplanes, attacked the Afghans on the hills. The strength of the Afghan the hills. Thes trength of the Afghan force was reported at eight battalions, and numerous guns, four of which were captured. Harry Ashford has been added to the company of, 'Ethel Barrymcre n-ho Is making one of her longest tours. She will next season head her de ferred repertory company in New York. heard he Intended to leave his large estate to the Xew York Academy of Design and she conspired with the two men to substitute a new will. Sh$ was recently acquitted of the charge when tried In a. Xew York court. Warn Germans Not to Destroy Army Property (Continued from Page One.) military property have been cancelled until the present situation clears, by order ot Lieutenant-General Hunter Liggett, commander of the Third Army. American officers say that If the Germans sign the terms, the with drawal of troops and other parts of the American program would be car ried out just where it was left off on Tuesday. ELIAS HOWE, JR., POST, SO. 3. G. A. K. Elias Howe, Jr. Post, No. 3, G.A.R., will hold their regular meeting to night at 7:15 at 925 Main Btreet, after which they will be entertained by the Liberty chorus. The Sons of the American Revolution and the allied organizations of the G. A.. R. are to be the guests of the post. VAMPIRE MADE HIM XEUVOl'S. "While Patrolman Salmon was giv ing his dog an airing last night he detected a "peeper' at 740 Iranistan avenue. The offender, Lester B. Wes ley, of 776 Seaview avenue, was ar rested and taken to police headquar ters. He told the desk sergeant that he had been to a picture show and had become nervous over the antics of a certain prominent screen vam pire. In the city court this morning Wesley told Judge Bartlctt that his explanation of last night was all wrong and that he wished to give a correct account of his actions in pri vate. The court told Wesley that he would give Turn until Saturday to pre pare his defense and fixed a bond of 'S150. Mr. and Mrs. Carter De.Ha.ven are resting at Arrowhead Springs. LETTER CARRIERS HOLD BANQUET Prizes Awarded to Men for Sale of W. S. Stamps. Letter carriers of Bridgeport held a formal banquet at the Stratfleld hotel last night when instgniaa were awarded them for sales of War Sav ings and Thrift Btamps during the war. Postmaster Charles F. Greene was toastmaster and' speeches were made by Robert S. Hincks, Lynn W. Wilson .Sergeant Frank Mitchell, of the 23rd Infantry, Patrick J. O'Retly, of the 5th Machine Gun battalion, 2 3rd Infantry and Adjutant Starblrd of the Salvation Army, who demon strated the use of the gas mask. A plain badge is given to any carrier upon the completion of his $1,000 worth of War Savings Stamps. A gold bar Is added for each and every sub. sequent thousand worth of sales, un til J5.000 worth have been sold, when an enamel and gold star Is attached. The bars are then taken off, to be added one by one as the thousands beyond the fifth are achieved. CONSIDER SARRE VALLEY QUESTION. Paris. May 22. The Council of Four of the Peace Conference this morning considered the question re garding the Sarre Valley raised by a recent German note on the sub ject. This afternoon the council will take up the subject of reparations. DEMAND TREATY BE SIGNED. BERLIN, Wednesday, May 21. (via London) The Greater Berlin Soldiers and Workers Council today adopted a resolution demanding that the peace treaty be signed and appealing to the proletariat of the Allied countries. DAY-BOMBING AIRPLANE ON LONG FLIGHT Washington, May 22 (Sub Mar tin Day Bomber) An army Martin day-bombing airplane, carrying three army officers besides the pilot and mechanician left Washington at 8:52 this morning for New York with Im portant papers to be delivered to As sistant Secretary of War Crowell who Is to sail at noon today for Europe. It was planned for the ma chine to drop the papers on Mr. Crowell's ship, the Mount Vernon, as it passed over New York harbor, but fog prevented this and it was decided to deliver the papers personally after a landing at Hazelhurst Field, Long Island, MRS. KCTSCHER BADLY INJURED Mrs. Louis Kutsoher, wife of Louis Kutscher, Jr., president of the Home Brewing company, who was severely injured when the car in which she and her husband were riding struck a truck on Bridgeport avenue, Alil ford, yesterday morning, passed a fairly comfortable night at the Bridgeport hospital where she was taken after the accident. Her injuries consist of a fractured right hip, a dislocated knee and sev eral cuts on her face caused toy broken glass from the wind shield. The truck, which belonged to John A. Forest of Greenwich, had been parked for the night standing at an angle of 45 degrees across the ro&dt so that the rear wheels were in the cen ter of the road. NEW FLIGHT RECORD. Turin, Italy, May 22 Lieuten ant Prackpaugh, an Italian aviator in an airplane with three passengers ascended yesterday to a height of 7,250 metres (23,786 feet) in forty minutes. Two Wives Claim ; Divorce On Cruelty;! Cruelty was the grounds alleged by j two wives, who filed papers In divorce; i proceedings in the Superior court to-'; day. Anna Keller Rice of this city! wants a decree from Claude E. Rice of this city. The couple were married1 May 6, 1914. i Anna Curtis Shannon of this city seeks marital freedom from Louia, Shannon of this city. She alleges Shannon, has -been cruel to her fori: several years. The marriage tookr place September 22, 1913. JENNINGS TO BTJDLD BliOCK, a five story terra cotta and steel' building at 43 to 47 Harrison street) a site which Is at present occupied "by 1 old buildings. When completed. the! structure will be used as salesroom for the Hudson and Chalmers agen cies and also as a service etatlon. The: frontage of the building: will be HOj feet on Harrison street and it wlllj have a depth of 170 feet. The work I of tearing down the old buildings wlllt start in a lew days. STAGE a I AT. According to Charlie Compton, the wit r,c "Oh 'Rnv" the first thing a manager ought to have who Is going into the show business is a xirst-ciass booking arrangement with, a substan tial bank. ! Madame Sonia Sorova, one of the! most graceful and Intelligent of our present day dancers, will give a moonij light dance performance In July, eni, gaging the green of Columbia Univer-. sity for the purpose. She will create for the occasion a number of new, and artistic dances and will have as her assistants the advanced pupils of the Vestoff-Serova school, from which., most of the wise theatre managers secure their terpsichorean talent. ; MM AMY OVER TIME PECK Tn this city, at The Stratfleld, Wednesday. May 21. 1919, Mary Curtis, widow of Eugene B. Peck, In her 2nd year. Friends are invited to attend the funeral nt the Read Memorial hapel, Mountain Grove cemetery, on Friday. 23rd Inst., at 3 o'clock p. m. ap MMVONDs In this city. Wednesday. May 21. 1919. Margaret, wife of Frank Simmon"!. Friends are Invited to attend the funeral from her late residence. 3 Randall avenue, on Saturday. May H. at 8:43 a. m., and from St. Pat rick's rhurch a.t 9:15 o'clock. Piirial In St. Michael's cemetery. Automobile cortege. R22bp STH-OKI In this city. May 21. 1919. John Stafford, aged 85 years, month. Friends are Invited to attend the funeral from his late residence. 21 Kholton street, on Saturday.May 24. at 8:30 a. tn., and from St. Charles" rhurch at 9 a.m., with solemn high Interment St. Michael's cemetery. AntomoMle cortege. R22b Jilll.SF.MAXX In this city. May. 20. 1919. Charles Tirunnrmann, aged' 73 years. 10 months. 9 days I Friends are invited to attend the I funeral from the mortuary chapel I of August O. Baker. 1297 Stratford ' avenu, on Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'c'o( k. . i Interment nt family riot. Lake- j view cemetery. a CARD OF THANKS Wp herewith de-ire to express our ' her.-tf.'H thanks to all friends and i neighbors who so kindly assisted us ilurlns-th 1Hnrd'nt jhc death of our beloved "hnsbaTid " and father. , 'Bartholomew Lill. Especially do we : wish to tlinrrk the, Koerner Lodge, 1 Muensterberg Lodge, Bridgeport En- 1 campment and iht Friendship Lod-e , for their kind expressions of sym- ' pa'hy. and all senders of beautiful floral tokens.- j Qp THE BEREAVED FAMILY LEGAL NOTICE All pledges tip to Xn, 2645. dated before Nov. 22. 191. are for sale: S2643. 229. 223. Nov. 21: C210. 62688, Nov. 20: 62T.79. Nov. 19: 62361, 62560. 625T.6. 625S3, 62342. Nov. 18: 62531. 62S29. Nov. 16: 62460. 62447. Nov. 13; 62379, 62378. 62375. 62367. C226S. Nov. 9; 62344, 62341. 63330. Nov. 7: 62312. 62294, Nov. 6: 622C7, 62251, 6225C. Nov. 4; 62228, Nov. 2: 62222, Nov.l; 62166. 62165, Oct. 31: ; 62135, 62149. Oct. 30: 62143. 62132, 'let. 29, 1918. Charles A. Peck. 43 I Middle St ' ap j SISIE VK.VCKIi i . Order of Notice 1 Jl lJt S VF.XGHL STATE O F COX X K TICI T, KAIKFIFXD (Ot XTV, ra. i Sl'l'KRIOK (Wl'RT, Bridgeport. May 22. 1919 I'pon the complaint of the said : flusle Ven;el praying), for reasons therein et forth, for a divorce, now pending:. returnable on the first Tuesday of June. 1913 before the Superior Court, in and for Fairfield j County. i It appearing to and belna- found by the subscribing- (authority, that the j aid defendant. Julius Vengel, gone to parts unknown. Therefore, Ordered, that notice of the ujrndency of said complaint be given said defendant by puhllithing this order In .the Bridgeport Times, a newspaper printed in Bridgeport, three days successively, commencing on or before the 22nd day of May. iti. ' : MICHAEL J. FLANAGAX Jtrnt. Clerk of the Superior Court for Fairfield County. J " : R22s ME Yot an E SAIVAT. When the fighting was thickest , "When the suffering was greatest Where Was the S. A. Lassie? He'll Say: "She Was Right on the Job." lie knew us in the thick of the fighting where shells were breaking and men were striving desperately. He knew us in the First Aid stations where men were suffering dying. He knew us back of the lines in the huts and in the open kitchens wThere the doughnuts simmered. ?OW We want YOU to know us Over Here! Our trenches are in the streets of poverty. "A MAN MAY BE DOWN, BUT HE'S NEVER OUT." AVe are fighting vice and misery. "We are lending a hand to the helpless just as we did in Flanders' Fields. Where you find the poor and" weak in the United States and sixty other countries there you will . find the Salvation Army. A Friend to the Friendless, A Home to the Homeless, A Help to the Helpless, A Champion of the Weak aiyl the Humble. Yes, Sir-Thai's the Salvation Army! The Salvation Army Las built its house in the Streets ot, Poverty. It is always next door neighbor to misery and suf- lering. 1 no poor anu uie luiieiy m ui uu" well. It has a habit of reaching down the hand of friend ship to the man who has no friend. It serves on the field of battle in time of war and in times of peace builds its trenches acainst ' VICE, POVERTY AND MISERY Three Powerful Enemies Which We-Must Fight and Conquer Right at Home. The Salvation Army was in this fight long before the war, and has simply taken up its task of aiding the friend less, the homeless and the weak on a larger scale than ever. Broken men, women who have lost-hope, friendless girls and little babies ill, deformed and homeless babies are the special charges of the Salvation Army. It carries on its work in thirty-seven languages. But right now it is appealing for help to enlarge its work in America. - " In A Big Combined Help Dr Rn?nfPf?f9)ffflPciT M7fjf1 11 ive For The Sake ill You Back Up the Army THEN GIVE ering Humanity But Bridgeport, MEANS YOU AND YOUR Fullest Cooperation Is Necessary Jewish Relief Committee It's Work and Aims This organization is now and has been carrying on its work of rescue and salvation among the millions of Jews, men, viien and children, who are dying of starvation and disease in war-stricken Poland, . Lith uania Russia, Galicia and Palestine. It carries on its work under the direct supervision of thp War Trade Board in hearty co-operation with the lied 'Jrfss and our own Food Administrator, Herbert Hoover. In fact Doctor Bogen, who is in charge of the work in the War Zone, is also actively in charge of the itcl Croes and Food Distribution for Mr. Hoover. This committee has recently bough $800,000 worth of clothing from the U. S. Army in France, which has been shipped direct to Poland. The "VVestward-Ho" (in Government Service) will sail again this week carry ing oil. milk; clothing, shoes, etc., costing nearly a mil lion dollars. Thoir work is absolutely non-sectarian thousands of Gentiles receiving food and succor at the American Jewish Food Kitchens which are scattered over thou sands of miles of desolate country.. -. And in connection with the Salvation Army's work at home, there will go into every town and hamlet in the war scourged countries of Central Europe and Western Asia ministering angels with food, clotbuig and medicine. They will bring shel ter to the homeless and hope to the destitute. This noble hu manitarian work will be carried on by the three following re 'cognized agencies for world-wide relief work: The Salvation Army with its fifty years of home service .and its splendid war service, facing increased opportunities and responsibilities, The American-Jewish Relief Committee bringing the appeal of 6,000,000 starving, homeless, dying souls in CENTRAL EUROPE and The Near East (Armenian) Relief Committee on behalf of 4,000,000 CHRISTIANS and JEWS, including 400,000 orphans, in Asia Minor. Syria and Persia who are without food and homes and in desperate need. , Chese appeal to us in the name of humanity for . IHI1EILJP2 . The Need Back of this Appeal is Appalling Give Liberally, Give to Save Lives. Near East Relief Committee It's Work and Aims President Wilson in a recent proclamation wrote as follows about the work of the American Committee for Belief in the iVear East: "For more than three years American philanthropy has been a large factor in keeping alive Armenian, Syr ian, Greek and other Exiles and Refugees of Western Asia. "Past responses have been most generous but now the period of rehabilitation is at hand. Vastly larger sums v. ill be required to restore these once prosperous but now impoverished refugees to their former homes, than were required merely to sustain Jife in their desert exile. ' "It is estimated that 4,000,000 Armenian, Syrian, Greek and other war sufferers in the Near East require outside helpi to sustain them. Many are now hundreds of miles from their homeland. The vast majority of them are helpless women and children including 400, 000 orphans.'' " " . . - ' It is for the purpose of relieving these conditions of horriBle misery that the funds collected in this drive will be expended. .'V . . . , .