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Ill ALMANAC FOR' TODAI THE WEATHER ... 6 :34 a ... 6:59 p. m. Hi. 1 ! i ? J. W e For Bridgeport and vlclnltyt Flr tonight and Saturday. VOL. 66 NO. 221 EST. fl Mil In The MYSTERY GIRL IS DYING Miss Olive Donovan, 24, of Bantam, at the Bridgeport Hospital ' While Police Are In vestigating Had i Roomed at 243 Wil- liam Street In This City. Miss Olive Donavan, 24 years old, who gave her home address as Ban , tarn, which is a part of the to-yn of r; Litchfield, and who has been living 'to Bridgeport for the last five months it No. .243 William street is in the i lirldgeport hospital on the "danger i list," and is not expected to live as ! result of septic poisoning. The young lady who is described ; tea being of good looking and who lias wasted away "to nothing in the (past two weeks according to infor 'znation secured this morning was taken to the hospital in the city am tiulance this morning at 7:30 o'clock ty Dr. J. A. Maxwell of the Emer (rency staff. "When her history was . (first taken she gave the name of "Court" but later said that she was -Miss Olive Donavan and that jier Jiom Address was Bantam and That ha had a mother living at that -Tilacf. The police are investigating the case and believe that the inatru Tnents used in the performance of m.n operation which the young wo man is alleged to have made upon Jlierself were furnished by a young roan. Earl Cottrell of 62 Preeraont street was arrested shortly before noon to day in connection with the case and is being held by the police in bonds of $3,000, on a technical charge of breach of the peace. Kidnaped : Child Is Recovered Union Hill. N. X, Sept. 17 Clara i-ClreUi, 20 months' old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emfl Cirelli. missing fnce Tuesday evening when she dis--appeared from her carriage, was -found in a clump of weeds behind th North Bergen crematory. The "baby was 'badly bitten by mosquitos end very weak. North Bergen police took the child to Us home. FA! )S FROM ROOF 0 NEW THEATER " ff ister I. Coyne, living at 2136 jsai fain street, died in the Bridge pot iospital shortly before noon to da f Injuries sustained when he fell j f rc.1 the roof of the new Amsterdam thearre on which he was working. (Dr. Burns of the Emergency hospital i Attended him and sent him to the Bridgeport hospital. Dr. Burns re ported that the unfortunate man was subject to epileptic fits and had prob ably been overtaken while at work. He is survived by his wife, Verna; his mother. Mrs. winnirred Coyne; a sister. Miss Sadie Coyne, and five brothers. John. Peter, Robert. Freder ick and William. Coyne was 27 years old and had lived in Bridgeport all his life. COURT SESSION OF 15 MINUTES The Superior court was in session ;but 15 minutes this forenoon conven i lng at 11:30 and adjourning until two i o'clock at ll:45v In that time the 'Jury was polled,' 19 reporting present and one plea of guilty was entered in ! the case of Timothy McMahon of i Stratford. McMahon was charged with Inde cent assault in Stratford. Guissdppio Colabria of Bridgeport was arraigned on a charge of rob bery and carrying concealed weapons. The three counts against him of the robbery clfarge were nolled - and he ; entered a plea of guilty on the charge of carrying concealed . we pons. Judge Keeler sentenced him to state's prison for a term of not less thau two and one ha'.f years nor more than three and to pay a fine of 400. MISS BOWN IS NOW CHAIRMAN Miss E. Bown has been appointed ; to the chairmanship of the Bridge port Women's Democratic organiza : tion to take the place of Mrs. James L. McGovern who has resigned due to illness. Miss Bown announced this morning that she would be pleased to answer all questions regarding woman's status In politics. She can ""fc mX 3L3S Peauonnock street. 90 Entered aa second class matter at Bridgeport, Conn, tinder Horse Drawn Vehicle Trolleys Will Start Here at 5 A.M. Monday No New Equipment, But Service Will Be Ample, Storrs Says Bridgeport will have more than ample trolley service." s This statement was made today by I S. Storrs, president of the Con necticut company ,in discussing the resumption of trolley service in this city, which ia scheduled for Monday morning. The Connecticut company will bring its cars out of the barns early Monday morning, and again provide transportation after a period of idle ness extending from July 25. Storrs said today that no apprecia ble amount of cars or new equipment has been brought into Bridgeport in preparation for the reopening of ser vice on all trolley lines in the city. Some cars which had been sent to neighboring' cities . were returned early this week, and are now in shape to be started immediately. The com pany will probably resume service with the same numbvf of cars as was in Bridgeport on July 25. Trolley service will be resumed here Monday morning on the regular week day schedule. The first cars will leave the barns -about 5 a. m., and will be ready to transport the city's workers to their respective places of employment. No new plans were announced by Storrs today, but he said that some may be considered after the local sit uation had righted itself. It will probably take about one week before the company can accurately figure on its needs in Bridgeport. 16 CASES IN SUPERIOR COURT ARE DISMISSED Establishing a record in this Su perior court. Judge Keeler last night handed down a list of 16 cases in the criminal court which had been nolled. Nine state's prison sentences Ifeve been imposed and several youths sent to the state reformatory at Chesire. JL iie .Bridgeport "Blackmail Club" was slated for arraignment in today's ses sion but at 2 o'clock they had not been called to appear. Those against whom cases were nolled were: James O'Donnell. Fairfield, theft of auto; George Lesko and Stephen II race, Bridgeport, robbery; Stephen Bojsko, robbery; Michael Ambrosio, Bridgeport, indecent assault; John Dush, Bridgeport, robbery; "William H. Conley. Bridgeport, the theft of auto; John Stankowitch, Fairfield, at tempted rape; John Kelley, Lawrence Matarazzo. George Linehan, Norman Bilt, Ma the w Caplan, John Matus kowitx, James O'Donnell and John Grescky. $7,500 VERDICT AGAINST TROLLEY In the superior court at New Ha ven yesterday Judge John J. Kellogg handed down his decision in the case of John S. Dolphin, administrator of the estate of his 16 year old son, Al fred of Myrtle Beach, who was killed on October 17, 1917 when a truck in which he was riding to work was struck by a trolley car of the Con necticut Company, awarding to the estate a Judgement of $7,500. Al bert J. Mdgerton, trolleyman was named Jointly with the Connecticut Company in the complaint. Tha Judgment was one of the largesl handed down in recent years. BAN ON LAVIT IS REMOVED The police have lifted the ban against Sam Lavit labor organizer and politician, speaking at street meetings and factory gates, and Lavit Is again busy trying to sway male audiences. Lavit has taken to the political stump in his own behalf, having been nominated for congress from the Fourth district on the Far mer Labor ticket. He has promised to conduct a strenuous campaign in behalf of his candidacy, and this morning . issued a BtntpTm.nt In which be nrodioterl he would win, "in case the people vote for me," he added. Labor Men Part In New Haven, Conn., Sept. 17. The part which the Connecticut Federa tion of Labor will take in the coming state campaign was outlined . and planned at a convention held in this city today, attended by 150 delegates from the various control labor bodies and from numerous local unions. Among the delegates who gathered were representatives of the "Big Four" labor unions on the New Ha- ven road, who while not affiliated with the state body, are to take a part in the campaign plans. The convention opened this noon with President aPtrick F. O'Meara of Connectfrut Federation of Labor- presiding- The report of the commit.! tee named at the Waterbury meet - at the post of flea the act of 1S79 , GENERAL VIEW OF WALL STREET AFTER BIG EXPLOSION. Tens of thousands of clerks swarmed the financial district at the time ordered out from all lower Manhattan stations. Cummings Tells Why ..... --idt Illness, Need of Rest, Busi ness Pressure and Other Things New Haven, Conn., Sept. 17. In his letter to Chairman David E. Fitz gerald ' of the Democratic State Cen tral Committee outlining his reasons for refusal to accept the Democratic nomination for United States Senator under date of September 14, Homer S. Cummings of Stamford said in part: "I have given practically all my time for the past two years to the woqk of our party and it has been at a great personal loas to me. My prac tice has been interfered with and matters of an important character. both personal and professional, have been postponed until I have before me an accumulation of matters which cannot longer be ignored and which imperatively require my personal at tention. "If this were all I should not be disposed to decline the nomination if the convention saw fit to insist, 'mere is, however, an additional reason which is conclusive. After the an Francisco convention, I was very ill and was advised at the time by my physician that it was imperative that I should take a rest with a view to restoring my normal good health. I do not wish to suggest that there is anything alarming about my condi tion. It is due simply to long-continued and excessive overwork. Opin ions ,the authority of which I cannot ignore, warn me against a strenuous campaign and indeed I am advised that I ought to give uo all work for a month or more. I miht add tfhat this is one of the reasons that Mrs. Cum mings is so strenuously opposed to my accepting the nomination. "These reasons are personal, but they are sufficiently serious to justify me to think, in suggesting that my (Continued on Pago Six.) MAC SWINEY ON HIS 36TH DAY , London. Sept. 17 Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney of Cork, who to day began the 36th day of his hunger strike at Brixton prison, passed a somewhat better night and had a lit tle sleiep, said a bRletin issued at 10 o'clock this morning by the Irish Self Determination League. The bul letin said the pains he had suffered in his limbs j and back continue but ! that "he was not sufferiner from the I pain in his head from which he has 1 frequently complained. To Take Campaign ing to formulate demands for labor legislation, the substance of which were presented to the two state con -ventions of the Republicans and Democrats. The convention was addressed by Edward MeGrady of the Non-Parti zan Division of "The A.- F. of L. After ! which plans were discussed and a ! committee named with members in every county in the state carry out the plan which is understood to in clude the support of candidates re gardless of party who endorse the at titude as outlined on the labor ques- tion. The convention is expected to re- i main in session throughout the day. AND EVETINQ FABMES BRIDGEPORT, CONN.,FRrDAY,SEPTEMBER 17, 1920 . - WHO IS HE? Here we have a well - rnown merchant, whose principles of merchandising are frequently ex pressed in the newspapers. He is the head of a big " firm which doe3 a big business in a multitude of articles which must go to the equipment of every home. He is widely known, popular and successful. Who is he? Your writing. identification roust be in It must be brought or , mailed to the Times Office. The person making the first Iden tification under the rules will be paid $1.00. Borgman Was First To Pick Al Delaney Albert Borgman of 9 8 Morehouse street was the first man inwith yes terday's identification. He earns the dollar. His identification was in at 2:10 p. m. There was no lack of those who recognized A. L. DeLaney, Bridgeport's handsome prosecutor. The characteristic profile was so well known that there were singularly few failures. The correst answers are: Albert Borgman, 98 Morehouse street: M'. .T. O'Reilly. 5 3 James street; Edward J. Leon, city; Julius J. Shuelman, 505 Fairfield avenue;: Charles Stafford, U. S. A., 925 Main street; Robert J. W. Emmons, 1,621 Noble avenue; Mildred Morrissey, Smittti & Murray Co.; Hugh B. Devitt, Coulin & Green; Sylvia Romano, 265 Cedar street; Louis A. Schneider, 117 Catherine street; Lillian Burke, 68S Warren street, and Loretta Russell, 212 Gilbert street. HYLAN OFFERS A $10,000 REWARD New Tork, Sept. 17. A reward- of $10,000 was offered by the Board of Estimate today at the request of Mayor Hylan, for information leading to arrest of persons who caused yes terday's explosion. of explosion. Police reserves were Suits Of Clothing Are Taken Chipootin's Tailor Shop En tered By Burglars Last - Night. Forcing an entrance through a rear door in the tailor shop of Ocgin Chipootin at 1126 Barnum avenue late last night or early this morning burglars made a rich haul when, they got away with 28 suits of clothes that were valued at $900. The detec tive bureau were notified this morn ing and immediately started an in vestigation. It is probable that the thieves used an automobile to carry the loot away. William E. Myers of 150 Beardsley street reported to the police this morning that his home had been en tered last night and $50 was taken from his trousers pocket. Entrance was gained through a window in the side of the house. J. Wakin, proprietor of a store at the corner of Fairfield avenue and Middle streetficalled at the detective bureau at police headquarters this morning and told the lieutenant on the desk that when he . opened his place this morning he found the cash register had been rifled and that there was small change missing. He said there were no" evidences of a break on any of the -windows or doors. - IRI TRIES TO HPE COHADC Deputy sheriffs and attorneys had a,, lively time yesterday . afternoon when a young woman who had been brought from Middletown Girls' In dustrial School as a .witness in a statutary case became wildly hyster ical and attempted to escape from the witness room. She was finally controlled and returned to Middle town. Joseph Landurand of Bridge port who was accused of rape'1 in the J case was discharged by tne court. RUM RUNNER , IS ARRAIGNED Charles Commanda, a resident of Boson, Mass., was arraigned for hearing befpre United Staites Commis sioner Hugh J. Lavery this morning on the charge of illegally transport ing alcohol. The accused was ar rested by prohibition enforcement agents in Greenwich and twenty-five bottles of liquor were confiscated He was ordered held for trial in 'th district court under bonds of $500. To Meet Roosevelt On His Arrival When FrankHh D. Roosevelt, the Democratic candidate for vice presi dent, reaches here tomorrow after noon around 2 o'clock, he will be met at The Stratfleld by the following reception committee: Frank Miller, Charles S. CanfieldT William P. Kirk, D. Fairchild Wheeler, P. W. Wren, Robert E. DeForest, William T. Hincks, James L. McGov ern, George B. Clarke Lawrence J. Gill, Lawrence T. Gallagher, Alfred E. Venness, Lynn W. Wilson, Fred Atwater, Henry Atwater, Jacob B. Klein, George Burns, Mrs. Maud Hincks, Mrs. Charles F. Canfield, Mrs. William P. Kirk, Mrs. James L. Mc Govern, Mrs. Jacob B. Klein, Mrs. D. Fairchild - Wheeler, Mrs. William Bubvrlptlon rates by mall: Dally K.OO per year. One month. Dally go cents. 179 Fairfield Avr. Bridgeport Was Destroyed cr ass Thirty-three persons were killed in the explosion of a bomb in Wall street yesterday afternoon, three of the injured having died this morning. The number of injured is over 2Q0. Business was resumed at the stock exchange- this morning; and buying and selling of securities went on as though nothing had happened.' But all over the country government buildings, banks and financial centers were surrounded by guards to pre vent any further outrages of yesterday's character. The secret service men, the ponce and the private detec tive agencies seemed to have reached the . conclusion thaj. the explosion was caused by a time bomb placed iri a horse drawn vehicle and timed so that it would explode just as the- vehicle was passing through Wall street. With Chief Flynn, of the Secret Service and most of his operators investigating the explosion, Attorney General Palmer announced that he would come to New York today to take per sonal charge of the inquiry which thus far has revealed noth ing more than that probably, the explosion was caused by an infernal machine of terrific power. One of the oddities of the situation was the gathering in Wall Itreet today of the Sons of the American Revolution, holding a celebration of Constitution day in the midst of the ruins. Another incident was the fact that the statue of George Washington, erected on the spot where he took the oath as first President of the United States, was unscathed although the buildings all around were damaged by the debris of the ex plosion. - . " WASHINGTON UNSCATHED New York, Sept. 17 The steps and front wall of the United States Sub-Treasury are flaked and p:tted as a result of the wall street explosion but the .statue of George Washing ton, surmounting -4he steps on a stone pedestal is un scathed. It was Hpon that spot that Washington took the oath of office as first President. Havoc is upon every hand but the bronze Wash ington suffered not the slightest blemish. BROKERS STILL A LITTLE 'NERVOUS New Tork, Sept. 17 A little com motion was caused in the Exchange just before opening when someone dropped several long, flat boards on the floor. The resulting noise sound ed like a gun. Brokers jumped a bit nervously, but broke into cheers after each crash when they found the cause. - Truck loads of glass began to arrive early in the day anfl a force of work men started to replace the window panes. , ERRITT NEAR THE EXPLOSION Stamford, Conn., Sept. 17. Con gressman Schuyler Merritt was in the WaU street district yesterday but a few moments after the explosion which wrecked the Morgan bank. He was on his way to the Manhattan bank at 40 Wall street and stepped from a subway train at Broadway and Wall street at 12:08, but a few moments ;Eter the big shakeup. He would have had to pass the spot where the explosion occurred on his way to the bank. BURGLARS VISIT TAFT New Haven, Conn., Sept. 17 Burg lars last night were in the home of Professor William Howard Taft but the value of articles taken, if any, is not yet known to the police as the family were away. At the home of Graham F. Thompson, near by, jew elry worth $1,300 is missing. Hogan, Mrs. Frederick Atwater, Mrs. E. Vanness, Mrs. Lawrence Gallagher and Mrs. Charles Greene. George B. Clark, Mrs. Lynn W. Wil son, Mrs. Charles S. Canfield, Mrs. A E. Vanness. Mrs. Lawrence Gallagher. After a short reception in the sun parlor a parade will . be formed in front of The Stratfleld headed Joy the Coast Artillery band and a platoon of police. It will march down Main street to State, west on State to Park avenue, and down Park avenue to Seaside . park t where - Mr. Roosevelt will speak from the band stand, as near 3 o'clock as possible. , All Democrats are urged to be at The Stratfleld to meet Mr.. Roosevel." P.and join in the parade. Snn rises San sets . Length of Day , Day's Decrease High water t. . . Moon sets .... Low water ..... . . 12 h, 26 m. . . . . , . 3 ril . . r 3:14 p. . . . 9:59 p. ..10:10 p. in. m. 'PftTClW. TWO fIFlNTS 1 rtJ.j i- VV J Vr.i .to sTime-Bomb In - Wagon Or Truck New York, Sept. 17 At police head- . quarters it was said the first task of detectives would .be to assemble the fragments in an effort to reconstruct the bomb and determine whether it was made by skilled hands or by a novice. The explosion, according to the offi cial investigators, "apparently oc curred in a horse-drawn, covered wagon at a point almost opposite an entrance to the United States assay office." The investigators found that the wagon had a red running gear and that there were no markings on the harness other than to show it was for one horse. The small pieces of win dow weight with which the bomb had been loaded had been "fused by an intense heat" indicating they had been cut into slugs by a high power ed gas burner. ; Referring to the theory that the ex plosion had been caused by collision of an automobile with a powder wagon, Commissioner Brennan - said that only two concerns are licensed to convey explosives through the streets of New York ap,d that all of their wagons and motor trucks had been accounted for. No blasting powder, dynamite or trinitrotoluol was delivered by either concern to any of the four places in the downtown district where blasting is being done, the report stated. Rigid inspection of the magazines and records of each - place where blasting is being done in the down town district, the report stated, show ed that "no explosives "have either been delivered or removed." "Pieces of sheet metal resembling tin," the report said, "were found in the debris similar to metal lining such as is used in the construction of ex port cases for high explosives." ARMED GUARDS AT STOCK EXCHANGE New Tork, Sept. 17 The financial centers of America's big cities from coast to coast are armed camps to day with police and private sentries posted to guard against repitition of the mysterious explosibn that rocked Wall Street yesterday.- . i- . . - From. Washington Chicago,: Phila delphia, Boston, Detroit, Baltimore, as far south as the Gulf of Mexico and west to the Golden Gate, authorities announced heavy patrols of plain clothes men and police reserves in their big business districts, and fed eral agents worked with state and city officials to run down reports of wide spread -extremist plots. Thirty-one persons are dead and more than 200 injured from the ex plosion yesterday, declared by the po lice here as probably caused by an (Continued on Page Six.), THE WEATHER For Bridgeport and vicinnty; : Fair tonight and Saturday. For Connecticut: Fair tonight and Saturday; continued cool; fresh west and northwest winds. The disturbance which was central over Ontario yesterday morning has increased in intensity during the last 24 hours and is now central over the lower St. Lawrence valley. Cloudy and showery weather continues in Maine. Another disturbance central over Florida is causing local showers on the south Atlantic coast. Pleasant weather prevails in all other districts east of the Rocky Mountains. An ex tended area of high pressure extends from New" Mexico northeastward to New Tork. The temperature .is rising slowly between the Rocky Mountains and the Mississippi River and falling slowly from the Mississippi River eastward to the coast.,;-' . ., y Conditions favor, for this vicinity ' fair weather with: cool mgnta ana warm days.