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ALMANAC for tod at -v Sun ri.scs 6:54 a. m. Sun sets . 6:28 p. m. - InsUiof Day 11 h. 32 m. ..' Day's Decrease 3 m. High water 6:23 a. m. Moon rises ... . .... '1:30 a. m. Low water . . ... 1:25 p.m. - THE WEATHER t Fair and continued cool tonight,' probably frost in the interior; Thursday fair, with Blowly ris ing temperature; fresh norths, winds, diminishing, AND EVENING FAKJtEE PRICE TWO CENTS VOL. 56 NO. 237 EST. 1790 Entered as second class matter at the post office at Bridgeport. Conn., under the act of 1879 BRIDGEPORT, CONN., WEDNESDAY OCT. 6, 1920 Subscription rates by mail: Kaily 5.00 per year. One month. Daily E0 cents. 179 Fairfield Am Bridgeport Dodgers, SCORING FIRST RUN IN WORLD'S SERIES Fourteen More Wind. HoocFor A IP r .1 -t if. V 1 H 11 Victory Today Robinson Says the Only Way to Keep Flies Away From Speaker is to Hit the Ball Over the Fence Over 20, 000 Out To See the Battle. New York, Oct. 6 With ' the probability that Grimes and 'Ji&gby will be the pitchers in jthe second world's series game jtoday the teams lined up as fol lows: ' Cleveland Brooklyn sJamieson, If. Olson, ss. JWambsganss, 2b J. Johnston, 3b Speaker, cf. Griffith, rf. jbmith, rf. Gardner, 3b. !"V. Johnston, lb iSewell, ss. O'Neill, c. liBagby, p. Whoat If. Myers, cf. Konetchy, lb. Kilduff, 2b. Miller, c. Grimes, p. , Kbbets Field. Brooklyn, Oct. 6 The I Cleveland Indians, with one Brooklyn acalp dangling at their belts, went on the warpath again today in the sec iond encounter of the World's Series warfare. Over 20,000 people came tout to see the fray. "A wind blown fly was the cause of j our own downfall yesterday," said lanager Wilbert Robinson, of the ;BrookIyns today. "With an even ! break on luck my club will show the (way to victory. Speaker ruined our fball same with his catches in center rflcld. think I'll tell our fellows to hit the ball over the fence, then let i Speaker do his worst. I am inclined I to use Grimes in the box today." Tria Speaker believes that the edge ! now lies with his American League pennant winners in the series. "We have looked the Brooklyns over and my men feel they can take ! the majority of the games,'' said f. Speaker today. "Brooklyn has a fine f ball club, make no mistake, and I fhave my troubles to find pitchers to beat them in a long' series." The chill of yesterday's .defeat and ia cold night did not freeze the en I thusiasm of the fans who came early jto the ball yard. Spectators seeking I scats in the unreserved stands began I to form in line two hours "before sun lup. A groundkeeper, making his rounds at midnight, heard a heavy vjmore behind the scoreboard in left Held. He promptly unearthed four ttnen who had hidden in the ball park after yesterday's game and were tak- ing a night's rest in a nest of news rpapers back of the score board, j The wind has dried out the play j ing Held so that the ground keepers ,'had to spray it with water to keep ittie dust down. . "p DELEGATES HERE TO NOMINATE A CONGRESSMAN The Democratic convention to se lect a candidate for Congress from the Fourth Congressional District will ibe held at Democratic headquarters j liuQ iviajii Kireet, mis anernuon. . Delegates from all over the district began to arrive in the city this morn i ing and every town in the district will be representee at the convention. It is believed that the choice lies toetween Philo C. Calhoun of this city and Roger Sherman Baldwin, of Greenwich. I The Democrats are confident that theelr nominee will be able to defeat Schuyler Merritt the present Congress man on account of the record that Congressman Merritt has made while a. member of the Federal House. They point out that Merritt has -been opposed to and voted against all progressive legislation and has been especially active again 'the sold ier bonus, acts in favor of shorter hours for women and children and women suffrage. At 5 o clock this afternoon the Democratic Probate convention will j meet at Democratic Headquarters I and it is conceded that the nomina tion will be given to Attorney Jo seph J. Devine of this city, whom the Democrats are confident will be able to defeat Paul Miller the Repub lican candidate and present judge. Attorney Devine had an enviable ' record in the service during the war j and is an active member of the I American Legion. He was endorsed I by that body for the . position of ; Judge of Probate. 1 104 YEARS OLD, ENROLLS TO VOTE South Norwalk, Conn., Oct. 6. Mrs. Delia Sanford, 10 years old, the . oldest resident of Fairfield county : and a life long resident here, regis tered yesterday to be' made" a vot i cr at the national election and de I clared that she intended to vote the straight Republican ticket. Mrs. San 1 ford was but one of about 3,500 ; women who filed application in the town of Norwalk. Approximately 4, . 700 aplications were received in the ; en-tire city. ' MUNICIPAL HALLOWE'EN PARTY . ... The Recreation Board has complet ed tentative plans for the annual ' V Hallowe'en Mardl Gras to be held on ; ! Kalioweien nightf As this date falls "- on Sunday this year the affair will be ' hold on Saturday night. Complete ' plans will be announced later. SHOTS IN FAIRFIELD MOONSHINE John Barna Tries To Get Away When Officers Call Upon Him. Two twenty-five gallon stills were seized yesterday afternoon at a house in a lonely part of Mill Plane road, Fairfield, by Federal Enforcement Agents Harry Welch and Frank Can- tillon. The agents went to the door of the ('house in question and demanded ad mittance. Their request was promptly complied with and they followed the man into the house but he was light on his feet and skipped out of an other door and into an open field, making it necessary to give chase and fire six shots int4 the air before the man, John Barna, surrendered. A milk Can and a keg, containing some of the forbidden beverage, were found in the basement of the house beside two perfect moonshining outfits. Barna will be brought before Com missioner Hugh J. Lavery for a hear ing. BURGLARS GET GOODS FROM THE CONNORS' STORE The police today are reporting three robberies which were reported to. the detective bureau this morning. More than $200 was secured by the burglars in two of the places where the "breaks" were made and the third place entered is .expected to exceed that sum when an inventory of the owner's loss has been made. The Connors Clothing Company at 1370 State street was the first to re port that burglars had gained an en trance to their store -some time late last night by means of forcing the lock on the back door. A considera ble number of overcoats, silk shirts and other clothing was reported as being missing The full value of the loot secured by the robbers had not been ascertained. One or more "yeggs" gained an en trance to the office of the City Lum ber Company through a toilet window in the building late last night and after busting the combination on the safe in the place succeeded in obtain ing $200 in cash. The robbers who. broke a window In the rear of the A. H. Wendell res taurant at 471 West avenue did a very unprofitable "Job," the total loss reported by the owner of that place being $1.40 In cash which was taken from the till. ERVICE MEN FAVOR democrat: Two Democ ..(lidates Wcuo endorsed by the American Legion at a meeting of the Harry G. Congdon post Monday night. They are Lieut. Joseph J. Devine for Judge of Probate and Harry Sil verstone for representative in the State Legislature. At the same time the candidacy of James J. Leon who is seeking the nomination for alderman in the 10th district was also endorsed. The meeting was largely attended and the three candidates were given an ovation when they were brought before the meeting . PUPPY SAVES LIVES OF BOYS A puppy belonging to James and Walter Kanienski, 13 and 15 years, respectively, saved the lives of both boys from asphyxiation early this morning. Early last night the gas in the quarter meter ran low and the boys forgot to turn out the jet. The father coming home ptu a new quarter in the meter. About 12:15 this morn ing two boarders heard the puppy scratching on the door of the boys' room. Investigating they found the fumes of gas coming from the boys' room. Breaking through the door they found both boys unconscious. With the aid of the fresh night air the boys were soon revived. "7 Held In $5,000 For. Misuse Of Uniforms Charged with misusing the uniform of the United States Army and im personating soldiers Jack Haskell, ap pearing at a local theatre in a road show, "The Best Show in Town," and his partner. Jack Nash, giving his address as Brooklyn, were taken into custody by Deputy United States Marshal T. A. McCarthy', Monday night, and jailed at New Haven. Haskell was released on a bond of $5.000.-but Nash was unable to give bail is toeing held in jail. Both men will be given a hearing Hltcw Haven BROTHER 0 MacSWlNElf A VISITOR London, Oct. 6 Terence Mac Swiney, the hunger striking Lord Mayor of Cork, was visited in Brix ton Jail today by his brother, Peter, of New York, whom he had not seen in 20 years. . - e Peter MacSwiney appeared sud denly, unexpectedly and dramatically in London. Before his arrival it had been reported that he was on his way, but belief prevailed that he had just sailed from New Tork and would not arrive here for a week. It is understood that Peter Mac Swiney came from New -York on an American ship as a sailor to avoid the necessity of getting a passport. HOUSATONIC v COMPANY HIP NO KING IN DEALS Recent developments in the baring of the Kerr Shipping deals in the hunt for unpaid United States taxes have seemingly involved the Housa tonic Steamship Company and John T. King. Federal agents have seized $4,900, 000 paid toy the Harriman interests to prevent It being taken abroad until income and excess profits levies were met. It is now expected that the government may be able to col lect twice this sum, not counting penalties for non-payment of lawful dues. H. F. Kerr and A. E. Clegg afford ed the final act in a drama that has been spread over the past six years, through various countries wherever the taint of German money furnished the scent. These two men agreed to sell their stock in the Hamburg American line to the American Ship and Commerce Corporation of which Averill Harriman is president. They demanded cash and were already to sail for Europe with the- money when they were seized by 'Federal Agents. By an involved process of transac tions the Hamburg American line, really transformed itself into the Am-erican Ship and Commerce Cor poration with almost the complete personnel of the Hamburg officials and office force in charge. A num ber of prominent Americans were in duced to ally themselves with the Corporation in order to give it a patriotic flavor. General Goethals and Kermit Roosevelt resigned within a short time. John T. King's name is found among those connected with the cor poration but his especial function is not disclosed. Among the foreign in terests is found the name of William Hohenzollern, ex-kaiser. Practically all the names are of German extrac tion. It is also asserted that there is a direct British influence noticeable which wished to get the vast interest and influence of the Hamburg line for England. The Germans however are said to prefer to form an Amer ican connection if possible. The name of the Housatonic Steam ship Company in which Simon Lake and the McNeils were interested ap pears in a list of corporations - in which the Kerr-Clegg people were interested being listed at a valua tion of $95,000. STUNG BY BEE TRIES SUICIDE Norwalk, Conn.," Oct 6. Stung toy a bee while packing grapes, John Boltwood, 6 5, a rubber worker, suf fered so much pain that he attempted suicide today by stuffing cotton around the doors and windows of his room at a local boarding house and turning on the illuminating gas." He was found nearly asphyxiated and taken to the hospital, where his chances for recovery are. considered slight. on October 18. Claiming to be discharged soldiers and wearing the complete uniform ,the men were canvassing Bridgeport tak ing orders for a so-called "water fil terer." - Haskell was playing a minor part in the show and with Nash did the water filterer game as a. side line. The. specific charge against them was "misusing the uniform" the charge being based that though even discharged, a soldier must not wear the uniform after four months have elapsed from time of discharge. Ii -WHO IS HE? ft The subject of this profile pic ture is a well known Bridgeport business man, who has charge of a Main street store, devoted to a specialty. If this is not tip enough let it be said that he is a member of the Eagles and of the Knights of Pythias. Who is he? four Identification must toe in writing. . : It must too brought or mailed to tne Times Office. The person making: the first iden tification under the rules will toe paid Si. 00. O'Roilly is Th dentifier M. J. O'Reilly, 53 James St. returns to the contest with the first correct identification of yesterday's profile portrait, which is of Ray Donley, the well known and popular manager of the Golde Clothes Company,. Main street. The time was 3:08 yesterday afternoon. Others who furnished correct identifications are J. H. Cook, 94 Sanford place; J. "Wexler, 33 5 East Main street, and Thomas D. Coughlin 9 6 Stillman street. TRIDUUM OPENS . THIS EVENING The Church of the Blessed Sacra ment on Union avenue will open a triduum this evening at 7:30 o'clock for the men of the parish in prepara tion for the Holy Name parade and celebration on Sunday. Father Hubert Cunningham C. P., a member of the Passionists of Hoboken, N. J., will be the speaker. It has been urged by the pastor that every male member of the church over 16 years of age will avail themselves of the oppor tunity of hearing Father Cunning ham who has a national wide reputa tion as an orator. Similar services will be held in all the other Catholic churches of the city starting tonight and lasting until i Saturday night when that evening will be devoted to the hearing of con fessions in preparation for the receiv ing of the Holy Eucharist on Sunday morning by as many of the male members of the p"ishes as possible. NOTHER IRISH MAYOR LOCKED UP Wexford, Ireland, Oct. 5 Richard Corisn, 1-iOra ivxa-yui ul una ii-y, . t.-i ...3 -Ertl.i,r a mprftiant who -were ( acting as judges at the Wexford Borough Arbitration court in the Town Hall here tod9y, were arrested by the police after military forces had surrounded the building. Both were escorted to the military bar racks. Litigants and witnesses in the court were searched but were re leased. The incident recalls the ar rest of Terence MacSwiney, Lord Mayor of Cork, which was made early in August under similar circum stances. London, Oct. 6 An armistice pro tocol was signed by the Russo-Polish .peace envoys at Riga at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday night, said a Warsaw dis patch to the Daily Express today. RUSSIANS AND POLES IN TRUCE BUILD HOUSES HOUSATONIC According to reports the plant of the Housatonic Shipbuilding Corpor ation which operated during the war launching several ocean going freight ers and which has been idle for more than a year has been sold to The Sunshine Homes5 Company "for a consideration much below the original cost which was estimated at upwards of $175,000. The Perry, Buxton Doane Company of Boston are given as the selling company in the trans action and the Sunshine Homes Com pany of which Simon Lake and other well known Bridgeport business men are associated expects to use much of the plant in the construction of ( standardized type of concrete dwell ing house. . - Robert C. Lafferty of New York who is the moving spirit In the pro posed new home touilding plan was out of the city today and could, not be seen to verify the details of the new company. i Hartford, Conn., Odt.6 Addressing the First District Democratic Con gressional convention here today. Congressman Lonergan, candidate of the State Democrats for United States Senator, again challenged Senator Frank B. Brandegee to public - de bate. Mr. Lonergan said: "I renew my invitation to Mr. Brandegee to debate with me in public, but inasmuch as through the press he has declined to discuss his record in public life I relieve him -of : that responsibility and invite him to discuss my official record in a debate on the public platform. -As he is the proper person to speak for his party in the Senatorial contest he surely ought to accept this invitation." 0 RELIEVE THE TRAFFIC RUSH Tomorrow at 4:30 p. m. the Streets and Sidewalks com:-:ittee of the Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting to discuss some plan of re lieving the present congestion of John and Main streets and of Fairfield avenue, hoping to find a routing for heavy freight trucks on some other streets. The plan favored is to route heavy freight trucks through Housa tonic avenue, using it as a cross town line. It is calimed that this route would shorten the cross town trip 10 to 15 minutes and make a very great difference in the traffic of the streets named. Carl Baldwin is chairman of the committee. On Friday at 4 p. m. the transport ation committee will meet to receive for consideration the report of the special committee on improced switch ing and warehouse facilities. At :30 p. m. on Friday the direc tors of the Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting at the Algonquin club rooms. - r LONERGAN TO BBANDEGEE AGAIN Automobile Makers Predict Good Times Manufacturers of Nation Answer Inquiries of Sumner Simpson of Bridgeport No one is better able to guage the business conditions of " the country than the successful captains of great industries, the men of large affairs. There is no larger industry today nor one whose ramifications" touches and penetrates more other industries than the manufacture of automobiles. Back in the latter part of August when the calamity howlers, both pro fessional and otherwise, were howling like a pack of wolves and predicting the . ruin of business and when even business men of sound judgment were inclined tjO think possibly there might be-something in their song, the president of Raybestos -company. Mr. S. Simpson, sent letters to all the in the United States asking their opinion about present and future bus iness conditions. . - Many of the men were away on vacations at the time and the an swers came in slowly all through the month of September. Thorugh the ,900 SEE GAME AT THETIMES Every Play is Given and Service Appreciated By the Crowd. Ebbets Field was transplanted right in the heart of the business district yesterday when The Bridgeport Times on its electric score board in front of the office at 179 Fairfield avenue gave the fans and all those interested play by play as they came into the office on two direct wires to the field of play. A crowd of 5,000 by con servative estimate jammed the north side of Fairfield avenue from Broad street to Keenan's livery stable and followed the progress of the history making diamond battle as it was graphically depicted on The Bridge port Times' miniature baseball dia mond score board. The large crowd proved that base-, ball is far from being a dead issue in" this city despite the recent baseball scandal. The crowd was .enthusiastic all the way, but judging from the ap plause given the Brooklyn plavs as compared to those by Cleveland the sympathies were all with Brooklyn. Efficient work by the police kept the street from being blocked by trac fic. Several policemen saw that the sideswalks and street was not blocked for an instant and it was only one more proof that the police depart ment is able' to handle any kind of a situation on very short notice. - The Times score board is one of th'e most up-to-date boards and it is the same kind of a board as used by the various New York and other big pa pers -throughout . the "'c6untry. The Times seored another "beat"- -on the other papers in this county yesterday for it Was the only-one that proved it was looking after the interest of base ball fans and the sporting fraternity in general. ' Besides the Information given out on the board, The Times telephones were kept busy answering those who were unable to - look at the board. From the various factories and shows fans telephoned to the office and each call was attended to in a thorough manner. Prompt service was the motto in the office and every means was used to give the desired informa tion without the slightest charge or inconvenience. The board and telephones were in operation again this afternoon. All games will be started promptly at 2 o'clock. The Cleveland Vames will be started at 3 o'clock. Eastern Daylight Saying Timev : : . . 1KER RALLY TONIGHT FIRST OF BIG SERIES HALF. MILLION POOL FOR BRIBE New YarH, Oct. 6. Belief that a half million dollars pool, backed by "big monied men", was arranged in New York to fix the 1919 world's series was expressed today by Assist ant District Attorney James E. Smith. Mr. Smith. - who yesterday was ordered by District . Attorney Swann to take charge of local investigation of the baseball irregularities said that he intended to push his inquiry until "some of these crooks have, been landed in the penitentiary. FALSI: ALARM. A false alarm turned in from bo 213 at the corner of Iranistan avenue and Wood at 2:10 o'clock this morn- ing gave the fire apparatus a useless run when no evidences of lire were j discovered in the vicinity by th.2 1 firemen. courtesy of Mr. Simpson The Times is now able to print salient excerpts from these letters. They furnish an unusually fine opportunity to get a consensus of expert opinion from various sections of the country not only on the automobile business but general business as well. It is well to remember that these opinions are the opinions of men who are in a position to know what they are talking about and unlike the wise man on the street, corner are backing their opinion with their money and business. There is a striking unanimity among them all as regards the future. They agree that there is good busi ness ahead. They do more than that they predict the greatest volume of business ever done in the largest in dustry of complete products in the world. Of course, it is obvious that such a condition would not be possi ble if. practically all other lines of . . (Continued on Page 7.) The Maying of the Vot ers Already Enrolled Will Commence on Saturday Morning and Continue Until Octo ber 19 Registration Board Expects a Busy Time. Fourteen new voting machines will be added to Bridgeport's election ma chinery this year, in preparation for the increase 'caused s by the enfran chisement, of, women. When the reg istration woik closed at- 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon it was announc ed that approximately 18,440 applica tions had been received, out of which number 14.940 were women.' v. The addition of these new voters, will almost double the number of votes in this city. At the last elec tion there, were .about 20,0.00 voters on the lists, and if everyone who reg istered is made a voter-'for this fall's election,.' the lists will be increased to approximately 40,000. It is not be- lieved of course, that everyone will be made, but it is estimated that there will probably be in the neigh borhood of 35,000 voters who will cast their ballots this fall. , . In order to have the preliminary lists ready by midnight on .Thursday, according to law, the registrars and . their assistants worked all night last night, and continued at their task this morning. It is some job, but it will be finished within the scheduled time, according to all indications. The process of making voters will be started by the selectmen at 9 o'clock Saturday morning. From October 9 until October-19, the select men's office in "the City hall will be open from 9 a. m. until 10 p.' m. daily for the purpose of making voters. A special session of the board ' will be held on November 1 in order to take care of those persons whose-voting rights mature between October 19 and November 1. The submittance of lists toy the Farmer-Labor and the Socialist-Labor parties this morning definitely decide .. that -there will be four tickets on the Bridgeport voting machines this fall. . The Farmer-Labor party list showed 610 names, and the Socialist-Labor party 371, both parties thereby coming within the one per cent requirement of the total -number of votes cast. TALKS TO WOMEN OF HARTFORD The Women's Democratic' Alliance of Hartford held -a . meeting at - the Hartford Golf cluto house this noon and listened to addresses by Lynn W. Wilson of this city, Miss Elizabeth Marbury of the New oYrk State Dem ocratic committee. . " " '. - Miss Caroline Rutz-Rees, president of the Alliance will act as chairman of the meeting. - - : ' With the closing of registration yesterday the Democrats of the city began an extensive campaign to place the issues of the campaign of before the .voters of the city and- there will be a continual round of meetings from now until Nov. 2. There" will be meetings ; of " the Democratic women voters in every district and all the great Democratic orators of national fame will be brought here and will address meet ings of both men and women at the largest available halls. - The first big rally will take place tonight at Eagles' hall on Madison avenue when addresses wil be deliv ered by Newton D. Baker Secretary of War; Augustine Lonergan, candidate for the United States Senate; - and Rollin B. Tyler, candidate for gover nor. . " ' -' A large delegation of Democrats will meet the speakers at the'station and escolt them to The Stratfield, where luncheon will be served. Places will be reserved at Ease's hal for a large number of women 'voters who have signified their intention to be present and hear these elqouent speakers. - ' The reception . committee will be composed of Town Chairman John A. Cornell, Senator George B. Clark, Alderman William Hosan, John Ford, Edward Drew, Charles Freeman, At- Continued on Page 2.) . the"weather New Haven, Conn.t Wed., Oct. 6 Forecast from p. m. Wednesday to 8 p. m. Thursday: For New Haven and Vicinity: Fair and continued cool tonight; Thursday fair, with slowly rising temperature For Connecticut: Fair and contin ued cool tonight, probably frost in the interior; Thursday fair, with slow ly rising temperature; fresh north, winds, diminishing. The only rain reported during the last 24 hours east of the Rocky Moun tains was light, scattered showers in the eastern portion of the lake re gion and New. England. Pleasant weather continues this morning in all districts. " The extensive area of high pressure over the Central ' districts now forms a long ridge,running from Texas northeastward to Ontario. The temperature i3 moderately low in the lake region .and New England, but is generally above the frost line. It is rising slowly between" the Rocky Mountains and the Mississipt river. Conditions, favor. ...for this vicinity, generally fair weather with cool nights, but quite warm and - sunny during the day. - "