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THE TIMES: JUNE 4, 1919 Labor Of Connecticut Cities Join To Seek Federation Endorsement OWLAND'S GERANIUMS FOLIAGE PLANTS AND VINES Bridgeport, Conn. Wednesday, June 4, 1919. The Weather: Fair and continued warm tonight and Thursday. i in ll ill II I Entrances in Main Street, Fairfield Avenue, and Cannon Street John Reck & Son! Annex, Fairfield Ave. OPP. TELEPII05E BCILDINO SUNDAY VIOLATOR ' FREE OF COURT Local Authorities Can't Prosecute Sunday Amuse ments Holding State Li- cesses. New Haven. June 4. Canes al leging that the Sunday law had been violated at Bavin Hock by conces sionaries, sixty-five of whom were ar rested, were dismissed In Common Pleas Court today by Judge Wolfe. The commissionaires had permits Is sued by tho superintendent of the stats police, under a recently enacted law. Judge Wolfe of the Common Pleas Court said that local authorities could not Interfere with the provis ions of a state law. The law gava (he superintendent of state police the right to license amusements seven days a week. NAVY REDUCED TO 250,000, JULY 1 Boston. June 4 An order from the navy department for reduction of the entire enlisted force to not more than 250.000 men by July 1, was received here today. It Is directed that the greater part of the reductions come from shore stations first so that the efficiency of the fleet will not be im paired. Argentine Along Among . Governments Does Not Subsidize Wheat Prices (Continued from Paa- One) normal, the wheat ana rye crop 77 per rent, and the vegetable harvest about normal. Since the war, i1s estimated that Kurope has lost 18, 400,000 cattle. 39,000,000 hogs and t, 00, 000 sheep. ' The European consumption of It and rye is estimn'ed at 2.250,- 00 bushels, of which between 1 700. 004. 000 jand 8S0.000.000 bushels will have 'to be Imported. . Felicity Broods - Again; Chinaman Is a Good Husband Wong- Chong, proprietor of a Chi nese restaurant at 865 Main street: appeared In the city court this morn Ing, charged with assault, on com plaint of his wife Sadie. Although Mrs. Sadla Chong alleged sssrat cruelty against her husband yesterday she repented over night end testified on the witness stand this morning that the trouble was all her fault. Mrs. Chong regrets very much the pub licity given her by appearing in the courts and says that her husband Is one of the finest men in the world. Mrs. Chong Is an attractive British woman and wants It understood that she Is respectable and a dutiful wifej The case was nolled by Judge Bartlett and - the couple have "kissed and mads up." Two Ships Bring 4,361 Men Home New York. June 4 Major General William R. Smith, commander of the Sth division, arrived here today on the transport Patricia which also brought 2,84 officers and men of the division. The cruiser St. Louis arrived with the Patricia bringing 1,415 officers and men. members of a number of ambulance service sections and trans port corps nnits.. DIET KAY In this city. Wednesday. June 4. 119, Catherlne,wldow of Mathew Fay. Friends are Invited 4o attend the funeral from her tate res1dence.No. 837 Benham avenue. on Friday. June t, at 1:10 R. m., and from St. Au. gtistjne's) church at o'clook. Burial In ft. Michael's cemetery Automobile cortege. D4bp McDONAXD An anniversary mass will be said for the repose of the soul of the late William A. McDon. r.M aX the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, on Thursday morning, June 6, at S o'clock. Friends are Invited. ap XOuAl'S WANTS WANTED Man experienced in set fng up blinking tools. Apply The Warner Brrs. Co. D4s WANTED a. young fresh certified Jeravy cow. I- S. Ktillman, gaaco Hill.ttouthpor:. Phone 71-12. Fair field. D4u KVItXISMFT BOOMS SUITE OF ROOMS Private lavatory, newly decora! td: also large front room: good home tab I. Htllcrest, 1M Courtlanrt Hill. D4tp Al'TO KADI ATORS BENNETT BROS., successors to the Liberty Auto Fender Works. Radiators repaired and put In or . Cur. Fenders, hoods, mufflers, gas tanks repaired or 'msde. IM "Strat rV4 Ave.'cor.' East Main St, " Noble S. D4dp ATTO HRP.MRINO ROOSA'S Auto Repair Shop Repair, ing of all cars. Generators) and starter repaired. Evitt's Lane, near East Main BU Noble 4. I llD4al- . Meriden, Conn., June 4. Three res olutions bearina; upon the new Labor party were offered at the third day's convention of the Connecticut Feder ation of Labor, this mornlnsr. One from Hartford and Bridgeport Jointly asked the federation to endorse the National American Labor party. An other from New Haven proposed that the Connecticut labor party be or ganized to work in the interest of la bor as does the Bridgeport Labor party. The third was from New Ha ven, Now Britain. Middletown. Hart ford, Meriden, Ansonia, Bridgeport, Carabury and New London Jointly, for organization of the National Labor MAYOR OF NEW HAVEN TELLS OF ICE REDUCTION New Haven, June 4 Mayor David Fitzgerald of this city, speaking at a meeting of the Housewives' league yesterday. Informed the women pres ent that he had made arrangements with Harry W. Walker of the Berk shire) Ice Company to obtain ice at $8 per ton. The mayor said he found Mr. Walker fair and above aboard. In his address the mayor said he was not sure about a city ice plant as it may not be a wise proposition. RHENISH REPUBLIC LIKE COMIC OPERA Coblenz, Tuesday, June 3 (By the Associated Press) Regarding the re ports received here of the launch ing of the Rhenish republic, today's summary of intelligence issued by the American Third Army says: "The events of the last few days which have culminated in a. definite attempt at Wiesbaden to proclaim a Rhlneland republic .Independent of Prussia, but nevertheless part of the German federation, might be regard ed as in the nature of comla opera were it not for the fact that they involve the deliberations at Ver sailles to a certain extent. To the impartial observer the independence of the movement consists chiefly in the opposition which has developed against it. Washington Wants More Stenographers An urgent telegram from Wash ington calling for stenographers, typ ists and bookkeepers, has been re ceived here this morning for imme diate positions at Washington. The telegram sent by Mr. Morrison, pre ldent of the -United States Civil Ser vice Commission, urges the men in charge of the commission here, to obtain as many qualified persons as possible. Applications for the exam ination which will take place on Tuesday, may be obtained at the Cus tom House or at the registry window of the main post office. Suit To Recover On Contract Breach George I Caesldy of (Massachusetts. formerly In business here under the name of the CassJdy Heal try Company, has brought suit against Flora. I Dockand of tratford for non-fulfilment of contract and asks damages of 88.700 . The cause of the trouble is the agreement entered Into in August 7, 1918, ar which was terminated in June, 1417. The defendant claims that Cassidy did not fulfil the terms of a contract which expressly forbade the selling of lots to a certain class of foreigners or colored people. tFurthremore only certain types of houses were to be erected. Cass id y was to sell 25 houses within a year's time at an average cost of $730 and to receive 20 per cent. commission. The case la being beard before Judge William M. Maltble and a Jury in the Superior court. Four Divinity Schools United For Summer Middletown, Conli., June 4. With the ordination service the sixty-fifth commencement at Berkeley Divinity school closed today. Samuel A. Rees of Philadelphia and Horace Fort of Baltimore were ordained by Rt. Rev. Bishop C. B. Brewster, assisted by Suffragan Bishop FX Campion Ache son, and Rt. Rev. Bishop H. . Lines of Newark. The annual sermon was preached by Rev. Arthur J. Gammack of Fltchbura. iMaes. Announcement was made of appointments of Rev. Percy V. Norwood of Beverly. Mass.. to the chair of Liturgies, and Rev. Frederick C. (Lander-burn of Wellesly, Mass., to the chair of Pastoral Tho ology. Horace Fort was chosen John Henry Watson fellow for next year. The necrology showed 11 during the past year. A summer school will be openedi July 1. four divinity schools) uniting. namely Berkeley, the General Theo logical, the Cambridge and the Phil adelphia Theological seminaries. Dr. William P. Ladd will serve as dean. HEAT PROSTRATES HUN. A man giving his name as Al Bar wick fell prostrate in front of Hartl gan's drug store, Fairfield avenue, 'at noon today. Dr. Burns of the Emer gency hospital was called and after first aid treatment removed the vic tim to 8u . .Vincent's hospital.. . The man was overcome with .the Intense heat and Is yet unable to give his ad dress or name his relatives. All a successful politician has to do It to attend a convention of brewers one day and of Prohlbltloners the next, and te satisfy em beta. party. All jWent to the resolutions committee. Among other resolutions offered were these: That labor men patronise the trolley cars as employes on them are organized, in preference to Jit neys; that state school for boys trus tees be Interviewed as to stories afloat that boys are to be sent out to build houses in Meriden, Waterbury and Bridgeport; from the metal polishers calling for appointment of an experi enced polisher ae a factory inspector; endorsing the -Dan-bury hatters' strike; for the release of Eugene V. Debs from prison. - Two delegates will be sent to the national prohibition protest conven tion at Washington. FRENCH FEAR U. S. ARMY ATHLETES RECORDS GO DOWN Paris, Tuesday, June 3 Enthusi astic comment has been aroused in the French press by the fact that eight French tracks' and field records were broken in the American' expedi tionary force meet which ended on Sunday. The French records surpassed were the 120 high hurdles, by Ames, in 15 2-5 seconds; the 220 low hurdles, by Renlck, 25 seconds; 220 yard dash by Teschner, 22 1-5 seconds; shot put, by Leversedge, 44 feet 11 3-8 inches; discus throw, by Byrd, 143 feet, 4 3-4 inches; pole vault by Floyn, 12 feet, 4 inches; 880 yard run one minutes 56 1-5 seconds and ham mer throw by Ryan, 166 feet. Teschner already Hfeld French 100 yard dash records, made In 10 sec onds. ' More Going Over. New York. June 4 Fifty Ameri can athletes who served in the United States army will sail late today on the steamship Great Northern for France to compete with the best ath letes of the Allied nations in an in terallied tournament in Pershing Stadium at Joinville-lePont from June 22 to July 6. TELEGRAPH MEN GO ON STRIKE Atlanta, Ga, June 4. T'nlon tele graphers emyplc ?1 by the Western Union TelAerAnli r t A f l.i n-t wont i'-on strike today In sympathy with tho .telephone operators of the Southern Bell and Atlanta Telephone compa nies, who left their switchboards Monday. HIS NECK BROKEN. South Chaplin, Conn., June 4 Wil liam H. South worth, 22, a salesman for the National Drug Co., living at 522 South Almond street. Fall River, Masa, was killed last night when his automobile left the roadway, crashed Into a fence and slipped down a. 20 foot embankment. His neck was broken. GERMANS PREPARE, Paris, June 4 A report has reach ed peace conference circles that Gus- tav Noske. the German minister of defense recently made a tour of the German coast defenses and directed the personnel to be prepared for emergencies. . Advertise in The Times STATE OF CONNECTICUT, DISTRICT OF BRIDGEPORT, S3. PROBATE COURT, June 3, 1919 Estate of Ernest Berger, late of Bridgeport, in said district, deceased. The administrator having made ap plcation for- an order authorizing him to sell certain real estate belonging to said estate, as per said application on file duly appears. Ordered, That the said application be heard and determined at the Pro. bate Office in Bridgeport, on the 6th day of June, 1919, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, and this court directs said administrator to give notice to all persons Interested in said estate to appear, if they see cause.and be heard thereon, by publishing this order once In a newspaper having a circulation in said district, on or before the 4th day of June, A. D. 1919, and return make to the court of notice given. Attest: PAUL L. MILLER, a Judge. STATE OF CONNECTICUT, DISTRICT OF BRIDGEPORT, SS. PROBATE COURT, May 27, 1919 Estate of Caroline Dayton, late of the town of Trumbull, in said dis trict, deceased. The Court of Probate for the Dis trict of Bridgeport hath limited and allowed six months from the date hereof for creditors of said estate to exhibit their claims for settlement. Those who neglect to present their accounts properly attested, within said time, will be debarred a recovery. All persons indebted to said estate ars requested to make Immediate pay ment to WALLACE G. TAYLOR, Executor. 145 Harral Ave. D4s STATE OF CONNECTICUT, DISTRICT OF BRIDGEPORT, ss. PROBATE COURT, June 2. 1919 Estate of William E. Finn, late oi the town of Bridgeport, in said dis trict, deceased. The Court of Probate for the Dis trict of Bridgeport, hath limited and allowed six months from the date hereof Oor creditors of said estate to exhibit their claims for rettlement. Those who neglect to present their accounts properly attested. within said time, will be debarred a recovery. All persons indebted to said estate are re quested to make Immediate payment to " THOMAS F. FINN, Administrates , fvl Harral Avenue. - D4sp . .- V ' " ' '' Fine white for graduating. Dimities and batistes embroidered with dots or small figures $1 and $1.35. Very fine voiles embroidered in distinctive patterns of marked beauty $2.25. Lawns of fine texture and Swisses in soft weaves manv sizes, 50c 'to 75c. Voiles, many textures -25c to 65c. Main floor, rear. Girls' coo! pretty dresses. Tha"; is their double virtue they are cool and dainty and Summery; and they are Dresses of the verv sort down and make, if she but had time. Dresses that are of excellent and durable cloth, in so many different patterns and colors .that girls find favorite color in several patterns. Organdies Voiles Ginghams some of plain hue and and orchid and navy and white and green and Copenha gen; with the ginghams bravely presenting their winsome plaids ! Sizes 14 to 18, every dress well-made $5 to $18 Second Fitted cases for travelingl2 ! Strong and convenient traveling and for shore or camp use. Case itself is of rubberized khaki. Fittings include everything required for toilet even to safety razors for men. BUT we should like to sell them quick ! ; And so prices are cut in half. They were $3.50 to $8.50; they are , $1.75 to $4.25 Left aisle, front. Wedding silver. A chest of silverplated tableware contains all the pieces most essential for use on both regular and special occasions. " ' ' Knives forks and spoons, 26 pieces in all, of excellent ware and in .tasteul pattern $12 to $24.25 Tea sets of graceful design and engraved in delightful fashion, 5 pieces, how they gleam upon tea-table and how delightfully they serve the afternoon cup! $32.50 to $39 Silver-Pyrex casseroles! Casserole of this fireproof glass in a pierced frame of silverplate $6 to $7.50 w . - Left aisle, front. Just one dress that meets every demand for graduat ing : white. It may be simple or otherwise. It may be lace trimmed or finished with beautiful embroidery. But it must be white and it deserves to be as fine as fine can be. Among - milestone's of girl's life, Graduating is the first that takes high rank. It merits dress of fine fabri and effect. From these splendid cot tons, what delightful dresses are to be made: Batiste of soft finish, very dainty, 50c to 75c. Organdies, a yard wide, 50c, special quality and 45 inch width $1.25. excellent effect 39c to 65c and with pleasing dots of and weights but all of beauty very very pretty. that Mother would love to-sit many figured daintily peach floor. and attractive toilet-cases for THE HOWLAND Sweetest hats for graduating. Of all the lovely hats for young folks, the sweetest are these of white georgette we've planned and made in such variety for graduating timo especially. Filled from brim to crown with grace and sweetness Fitting companion and complement to the pretty dress of white. Some have the georgette with straw, and all are youthful and dainty Second Fans and pearls for graduating. Two almost-indispensables! ' What beauty and grace they add to dres(s of the event ! , , Fans of crisp fine organdy with-spanglesor trimming of lace, white of course, $1.55'to -$5 Pearl necklaces, Oriental pearls with remarkable luster and richness, lengths beads excellent both in matching and gradiation - ! J C '..!. $1.75 toJ$S . a Left aisle, front. . Some pretty white shoes. All seasons "belong to the whitehoe but -graduating and Summer are peculiarly white-shoe time. Colonial pumps, Nubuck, leather French heel, $8. Nubuck sport boots with Neolin sole and heel $7. Canvas boots, rubber sole, military heely $6. ., t ; Canvas pumps with French heel $5 , r.r-te$$$$t' Canvas pumps, trim military heel $5. ' :?St!irr . Linen one-strap pumps with covered Cuban'heel $7. Main, Cook without being warm. No need' loliaveiheat where-- i"vinvcooi?ayfMng-ex-cept food. Shut it in. Liock it upJn yconTdefiTeles3coo1ker. There it will do the work you-vishito harv-e itido and not make the kitchen or yourselfitmcomf ontable Yes ; Ideal fireless cooker will cook anythingycaKwish It will bake or stew,, roast: or boil wiU.evexKffreeze, desserts if you like ! No evidence so good -ashat' ofiOTgwn-iSflnses -.' Come and see just ; what the Ideal is-K;oofcingieTetho; store these days. . Maybe youH get a chance to:-taste -some of -the goodies ! Fourths -fi oor. , Sparkling gl for gift. Radiant cut glass to-arryonesvbestshesavihe; new home. . j How it glows and sparkles whennot dnservice and! how much more beautif ul it bComesmlien(rtuaUyii-Ber- vice ! New patternsrare Teady to gladderr.f oIkBBue furPmiate as to receive them. IVases, 8 to 16 inch to $22.50. $3.79 Bowls, several (sizes, $3 to $22.50. Electroliers, small and medium size $13 and $15. Plates, with handle -orl plain, $4.50 to $11. Fern dishes $3 to $6. Celery trays $3 to $7. Punch bowls $10. to $42. Ice-cream trays $6.50 to $9.50. .. ' . Fourth DRY GOODS combined with ribbon, some $5 to $17.50 floor. from 15 inch to 28 inch, with floor, reaiv Nappies and small - trays. $2 to $5. 1 Sugar1 and - cream - Bets-. $a50'to$7. Mayonnaise . sets $3 to $10.50. . 1 Water sete, 3 or-4vpintj pitchers with 6 tumb7ers)-r- $6to$23. Comports, $5 to $1620, Baskets, $7 to $10. . Table sets, d ecanter "with 6 tumblers of glasses $17-50j : to $38. v : Cruets $3 to 7.50. floor. CO. j J .