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How I Won And How
I Lost '-Told By Dempsey
and Carpentier
Dempsey says, Nuxated Iron used by him as part of his
training was in his opinion an important factor, of his
phenomenal victory over Carpentier as he believes it materi
ally helped to give him that mighty power to withstand
Carptntier's hardest hits and that it also helped to put
addea punch behind his own blows.
Jack
Dempsey
of
the Ag?
, In the great flg-ht Carpentier hit Dempsey
; itn swift powerful blows that bad the speed
; of ffun fire. The yelling mob saw bim land
: bis famous right on Dempsey 's jaw, yet
Dempsey never flinched but relentlessly he
tore arter tne fTencnman with his old np-J
rinc punches on head, body and jaw until
Carpentier quickly weakened and then
another powerful punch and aura in Demosev
showed himself to be the superman of the
asre the greatest Champion the world has
ever known.
The London Daily Mail, of July 4th, quotes
Carpentier as saying Dempsey is the most
powerful man I have ever met in the ring:. He
is incredibly strong. To bit bim is like hitting
a mountain. To take his punches is like feeling
the wallop of an avalanche. If I were asked
what lead to my defeat, I wonld say the
two tremendous blows Dempsey landed on
the nape of my neck. I was not the same'
after that."
Dempsey says, I feel I won through greater
power, endurance, lighting skill and strategy.!
I took Carpentier s hardest blows on my chin
and while they knocked me back they did
not daze me, in the least. I am sure Carpentier
bas not the endurance to stand the hard
blows 'that I can stand, neither has he the
. strength to deliver them. I understand his
methods of training are entirely different
from mine. While I believe in scientific box
ing still I never lose sight of the important:
fact that other things being equal it is the
man who has the greatest strength, power
and endurance that is going to win. In build
ing up these three most important things
there is nothing like filling your blood with
good old strength-giving iron. In preparing
tor my great fight with Willard I used
Nnx&ted Iron as part of my training, and I
felt that it was such benefit to me that after
wards I used it, whenever I felt I was not
quite up to the mark, to help restore my
strength, energy and vigor; and when I
commenced training for my fight with
Carpentier. the supreme test of my life
I again took Nuxated Iron and
.f5h
smrfy '
r . k, Trr- aH-l
r
believe it was an im
portant factor in help
ing me to win so easily
my great victory and I
would advise people
who are in a weakened
condition to try this
wonderful strength
and blood builder."
hen a man
strong and physically
fit as Dempsey uses
Nuxated Iron, how
much more important
is it that thousands
and thousands of others
who so greatly lack
physical strength,
power and endurance.
should avail them
selves of its benefits.
Nuxated Iron not only
contai ns strengthen i ng
organic iron for the
purpose of enriching
the blood but it also
contains the principal
chemical constituents
of active living nerve
force in a form wjiich
most nearly resembles
that in the brain and
nerve cells of man so
that Nuxated Iron may
be said to be both a
blood and a nerve food.
If through worry, over
work, constant ner
vous strain, grief or too much excitement
your blood has become impoverished and your
nerve force exhausted, you will find that a
short course of Nuxated Iron will often pro
duce most surprising results. It has been used
and highly endorsed by former United States
Senators, Members of Congress. Judges of
of United States Courts and many prominent
people; even Home having highly endorsed
its use. It is now being used by over 4,000,000
people annually.
Jack Kearns
Manager for Dempsey
Jack K. earns, Dempsey Mana
ger, says: "Knowing what Nux
ated Iron had done for Dempsey
in the Willard fight I strongly in
sisted that he use this wonderful
strength and bloods builder as a
part of his training for the fight
with Carpentier, and I believe it
was an important factor in build
ing up Dempsey's superhuman
strength, power and endurance
which were such important fac
tors in winning his easy "victory.
Maotttactohers Kotb: Fmn the above article
the reader most not infer that Nuxated Iron will
make a giant in strength or a world's champion out
of the average man: bat Naxated Iron will greatly
increase the red blood corpuscles and by so doing in
crease your strength, power and endurance, and
BTtppty increased nerve force to the starving nerve
cells. "Yoa can try Nuxated Iron on oar absolute
guarantee that if it does not increase your strength.
'NnrnteH" An everv naelratre. Nnrsfcfrf
Iron for the blood and nerves is sold by ail
druggists.
Crippled Girl Sends
Open Letter To Lake
On Bill He Vetoed
bellowing is an open letter to Gov
ernor Lake. The writer is Alice M.
"White, daughter of Rev. Ralph H.
White, of Bridgeport.
Alice is a badly crippled girl, 16
years old. Her appearance before
the Educational Committee of the
.Legislature in behalf of the Crip
pled Children Bill was much com
mented on by the Press throughout
the stalte. '
As a result of her clear .and force
ful presentation of the difficulty that
confronts a lame boy and more es
pecially a lame girl in getting to
school.) 1the committee voted imme
diately and unanimously to recom
mend the bill for passage.
Alice made a careful study of lame
children legislation in other states
and impressed the committee by her
knowledge and ability. She estimalt
d that the bill would help 5(M) lame
children in -this state.
... She was afflicted with infantile
rparalyais 11 years ago and her life
has been a hard struggle. Two
years she- spenlt on a traction frame,
fine has had serious major opera
tions, followed my months of con
finement in a solid, complete body,
plaster cast. With the help of re
inforced corsets, hip splints and
crutches, she is able to drag herself
nround for a short distance on level
floors'. . .
A.liee graduated from the Bridge
port High school, last June complet
ing the College Preparatory Course
cum laude, In 8 1- 2years insteadof
the usual four, despite the fact that
sickness and bad weather kept her
out ax least a quarter of the time and
for one complete half term.
She was taken to and from school
In""a wheel chair.
Alice's pluck and cheerfulness
made her popular in the jhool.
She is an accomplished musician a
leader in social life, and active in
church work. , .
Her two ambitions are to complete
n .college course, and to help other
handicapped children.
To Gov. Everett J. Lake, .
Capitol Building. ,
Hertford. Conn.
Dear Governor Lake:
t rooivwi ' vour recent
which you state that you were corn
relied to veto House Bill 701-4, An
Act to Provide Transportation for
Crippled Children to and from
BCIam grieved and shocked at your
action and -at the reason you give
when you say "While there are many
places where the application of this
law would have been advantageous,
the total amount involved is much
lirger than the present financial con
dition of the state could stand.
Permit me to remind you of the
long and almost inhuman neglect by
the state of its lame children. All
normal children ana all -landicapped
children are freely provided with
the opportunity for education except
the lame. The state is ready to
spend from $400 to $600 per year
tn any blind or deaf child to .provide
him with adequate training to suc
ceed in life. The delinquent and the
teeble minded are provided for. Only
the lame child is permitted and often
compelled to grow up in ignorance.
The normal child who lives teyond
walking distance is earned to the
ichool house, no matter how far it
mav be, nor how much it may cost.
Dnly the crippled child who cannot
Kalk, is overlooked.
The bill asked only eimple Justice
The bill had only to be fairly put
before the educational committee or
the legislature to be unanimously
recommended for passage. Both
nouses passed it without a dissent
Ins vote and then you take your
itand squarely in the middle of the
road to the school house, the only
path of hope to the lame child and
ly your veto say, I forbid."
Do you know, dear Governor, that
his state is officially responsible for
thee rippled condition of some of
thee rippled condition of some of
leprive of an education?
Five years ago there occurred the
fcifantile paralysis epidemic. The
Itupid, futile and brutal quarantine
legulations of the state and local
toards of health directly caused
nanv unnecessary deaths and in
creased the number of those who
rere left crippled by the disease.
There is no specific treatment for
letter in
any doctor or hospital can do for the
disease in its first stages that
amounts to much. The absolute
things that the child must have, the
oniy ining mat surely counts, are
rest, peace of mind, quiet, sleep and
nourishment to assist nature while
she is developing her own antitoxin
to check the attack.
The worst thing that can hannm.
for it is a disease of the nervous sys
tem, is fright or shock, yet these
poor victims were forcibly removed
irom tneir loved ones and taken, in
a state of terror, to the various pest
As a result, the enidemlo. regis
tered twice the usual dealh rate and
iniury was done to many others that
can never be atoned for.
Infantile paralysis is not, in the
ordinary sense of the term, a con
tagious disease. It does not respond
in the slightest degree to any known
kind of quarantine. There is abso
lutely nothing that mas been discov
erea that will prevent or check an
epidemic of it.
I could forgive the health officials
who were responsible for the ban
ibarous things that ithey did, if they
had been ignorant, but they knew
that there was absolutely nothing
that they could do. The people were
wild with panic, they demanded that
they "do something," so they mad
believe that they knew and treated
the epidemic as if St were conta
gious. In order to magnify their of
fice, they did those cruel things.
May I remind you of how nearly
friendless we lame children are. The
State Board of Education has nb
nrosrram for us. no knowledge con
cerning us . and apparently no inter
est in us.
The recent Child Welfare Commis
sion although it took two years for
its Investigations and spent $10,000,
had nothing to present in its report
concerning lame children.
It is only because tew Know ana
fewer care that I. a lame- girl, have
to make this protest instead of some
influential citizen. v
I do not wish to seem harsh but I
am trying to voice the cry, the ex
ceedingly bitter cry. or me
children of Connecticut and I wish
to ask some very plain questions.
Tou see, dear Governor, it in nut
habit of this State to re-elect its
Governors. This whole weary bus
iness of getting a bill drafted and
passed by another Legislature musi
be all done over again. ve ""-
want to have it count for notnang a
second time, because of your veto,
so please tell us what you are wil
ling that tne siaie sisuum vir iul
lame children.
Would you sign a mil wnitn wuu.v.
provide for mercifully cnioroioriu
ing such lame children as axe likely
to grow up in ignorance and become
. the Slate? Such leg-
w mora humane than
the present attitude of neglect, and.
believe me. mere an; "
children who would weicume "-' -
means of escaps inw.i u..s -
i v,.,o ,innn their friends, from
a ilseless career or perhaps fecom-
inmate t v'"-
ing at last an
house. ' , i ,
S-i-h a bill would ax jeu.
thed esiratole merit of being econom
ical. ... ,
I know you win repiy '
.... . i i. . V-., ctala enrviim
were wining ma.v m ''""- -r r
rebuild the Newington Home whicn
receives crippled cnimyen. r TT
vou were, for something had to be
done immediately. The equipment
of the Home is a rcaiiuai iui ..
England. The buildings are unsan
itary, fire traps out oi
most ready to fall down. The in-
ates are already under tne care y-
the State, there is no other place iu
send them, and they cannot uye j"
tents. When the Home is repui.it, "
will not afford room tor tne tare ui
a fourth of the lame children wno
might be benefited by proper insti
tutional care. The Home will gull
have a long way to go and will re
quire a greatly increased endowment
before it can hope to reach the stan
dards of real Hospital Schools es
tablished in other states for lame
children.
I would remind you that the state
only sends to that institution, accord
ing to the statute, "Pauper" and In
digent Lame Children" and such
children as ' axe reiected . bv the
JCitBr-Jar poOriaogha County .Hbmes-notionly tracaus SSV
are too lame to live there, but be
cause they are afflicted with syphilis,
or some other such terrible disease.
The state has long used that institu
tion as a scrap heap upon which it
has dumped all sorts of children that
it did not know wha,t else to do
with.
Let me ask again what you are
willing that the state should do for
the rest of the lame children who are
not "paupers nor indigent" and who
are unwilling to be classed a3 such,
who do not need institutional treat
ment and who only ask for the op
portunity to go to school regularly.
The city of New York has 115
special classes for lame children un
der its pubfic school system; Con
necticut has none. New York has
wonderful orthopedic hospitals;
this state has none. Massachusetts
has several splendid institutions for
the special education and training of
lame children and unsurpassed or
tbopedid hospitals. Similar state
ments could be made, and backed by
facts, concerning Pennsylvania and
many other progressive states.
Whenever my father is asked for
advice, concerning the" welfare of a
seriously lame child who is poor or
in moderate circumstances, he always
says: "Get the child out of the
state."
Are you willing that these condi
tions shall continue indefinitely?
I am not asking the state of Con
necticut to do anything for me. 1
have completed the course of study
and graduated from the high school
My father had to take me to and
from the school house every session
that I attended. It involved many
difficulties.-
know how hard it is to keep
up with the class and get good marks
when one has to be absent so many
times because bad -weather and other
circumstances prevent. I only want
to make the way easier for the many
other lame children who have not
had my advantages.
"Very respectively yours,
ALICE MARSDBX WHITE.
In The Theatres'
' EMPIRE.
Many a parental heart beat faster
at the Empire tlheatre last night.
Many a youngster snuggled close to
the arm of father or . mother and
was thankful for . a good home and
doting loved onse; and many a pair
oi aww-uvi ,-3, Buiiuxing under some
fancied grievance of misunderstand
ing, made up their minds to forget
their differences and begin anew.
Sucn was She .effect of "The Big
AQvemure, me story of childhood,
which had its-first showing here and
which oerved to bring back that
wonder-kiocue or the films, "Breezy"
Eason, in 'the title role.
The story was written especially
for "Breezy" by lames Edward Hun-
gerford. It shows the transition of
an abused street waif from the slums
or the city to tne open country.
In addition to "Breezv." impor
tant roles are played by Lee Shum-
way as tne lawyer, Gertrude Olm
stead as tie sweetheart. Pred Her
zog as the father and Mollie Shafex
as the. aunt.
POM'S.
Capacity . houses greet Wallace
Reid In "The Love Special" at Poll's
and lovers or - variety enthuse over
an lextraordinlary vaudeville . MIL
Wallace Reid never had a better vet
hide for his manly, athletic abilities
than "The Love Special," and folks
who like clever vaudeville entertain
ment have in the bill dosing today
a'c Poli's a showilled! with unusual
entertainment qualities.
Tomorrow, Claire Whitney, the
beautiful motion picture star, comes
tc Poli's in person in suport of Rob
ert Emraett Keane, the Broadway
comedian. They will appear in "The
Gossipy Sex," a minuature play
ideally suited to Miss Whitney's his
trionic abilities. Claire Whitney is a
well-beloved screen actress. Her
partner, Robert Emmett Keane, is
one of the most poular and versatile
actors along Broadway. Their offer- I
ing, rne isossipy ex,- is a comeay
leaf front the book of the celebrated
Mrs. Grundy and shows to what
lengths the wagging tongue of wo
men can go. "The Gossipy Sex" will
be a bigger hit ithan was the playlet
offered by Carlyle Blackwell during
his recent engagement at Polo's.
The vaudevile hill supporting
Claire JVhitney and Robert Emmett
Keane na pure variety, sandy snaw,
the Scotch comedian, is a Bridgeport
favorite. Billy "Swede" Hail and his
clever company will offer "Hilda"
just like his famous father amused
with Ole Olsen." Barton. & Hall in
a singing and talking act and Her
bert & Dare in an acrobatic novelty
will complete the bill.
The big feature offering for Thurs
day. Friday and Satu-rdav will be
"What's A Wife Worth?" a domestic f
dramatic questionnaire with an an
swer for -both married and single.
WEST EJfI.
Tonight Lionell Barrymore urill be
featured in "The Master Mind," in
six acts, a First National attraction
taken from the great stage play of
the same name. This is ar picture
that must be seen to be appreciated.
Never throw away orange skins or
potato peelings. Dried, they make ex
cellent kindling material.
5 EMPIRE?
Coolest Place In The City. 19
Today ahd Thursday "
Carl Laemmle Presents
That Wonderful Boy ((
BREEZY EASON l
BIG AI)VirTlJHKjl
An Absorbing Treat for w
Young and Old.
5
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"A Man Is Kriown
99
A YOUNG man in London succeeded in getting
a letter to Baron Rothschild. .
The great banker listened to the proposition
and nodded approval.
- o'clock precisely;
"Meet me tomorrow at
' on the steps of the Bank."
Of conrse the appointment was kept- Baron
Rothschild greeted the young man cordially, speak
ing a few casual words with cheerful earnestness.
Then he said "Good-by." - , ' !
"B-b-but I had hoped
young man.
stammered the
" That I would make your enterprise suc
cessful, i have already done so!" With this the
financier walked away, leaving the other disap
pointed, crest-fallen. ,
But not for long. Within a few minutes he
was surrounded by men eager to cultivate one on
such intimate terms with Baron Rothschild. It
was taken for granted that- the Rothschilds were
behind his business enterprise.
Association with a good bank gives the deposi
tor in the bank the benefit of the standing, the pres
tige of the bank in the community.
This is one reason why The First National has
built up a deserved reputation for usefulness, for
friendliness, as well as courtesy a reputation
created on the experience of its depositors.
We have nothing to sell but service.
WA J Ul U MM
E ; than. $4,000,000 3
a Exchange Depart- g Jjp
ments open Monday jl .' JteJ SjWS( ' I? JrT
all Saturday eve- Jt1'x
. - 'm.ii.v, ' ZSSMSSBSSa
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
O F B B I D G E J? O I T
The Bois de Boulogne, one of the
most beautiful parks in the world, is
now considered one of the most un
safe for nedestriann because of the
number of recent robberies by Apaches
on that thoroughfare. There are only
fifty guards for the two thousand
acres of park.
P. G. GILLETTE
OPTICIAN
20 P. O. ASCADE
ELI
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Main & Charles Sts.
Tel. N. 1092
7:00 TONIGHT . 9:00
Special Attraction One Day -Only
MR. GEORGE ARLISS
in "THE DEVIL"
From His Famous Stage Success
A forceful creation beautified by luxurious sets, produced with
exquisite harmony, and enacted by the greatest exponent of dramatic
art. 0
A STTPRKlVrR PHOTOPLAT TRTTTTVfPTr
aUDED ATTRACTION
SANDY SHAW
Thr Popular Scotch Comedian
IJII.IjV "SWEDE" UAI.Xi
with Jennie Colborn in an Ori
ginal Character Gem Entitled
"II IID A" -
BARTON & HAMi
Comedy Singing and Tallying
KUlBErCf & DARE
An Acrobatic Novelty
P A T H T-: N EW S
PICTURE ATTRACTION
Thursdav. FVidav. Saturday
What's A Wife Worth? wiU 37?k
PLAYING NOW
WALLACE REID
in "THE LOVE SPECIAL"
LAST TIMES TODAY
"SWEETHEARTS"
The Swiftest Vehicle of America's Handsomest
" Male Screen Star.
COMING
SUNDAY
What's . Worth While
A Ijcaf From a' Woman's Soul
A mo TtOT'STNG TTTT
CAHILL & ROMINE0,1' J,y- wl'!lt a.JPair
T of RnnnnT Comedians
TTTCKEY & MART
EEVERE & COLLINS
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PATHE NEWS
An Easy Habit
THE remarkable thing about sav
ing money is that, ence you begin,
it is so easy. The hardest part is
deciding to begin.
If you save 25 cents a day, with
compound interest you will have
$500 in five years.
And you -won't miss the 25 cents a day.
Why not begin today by opening an
Interest Paying; Account with us?
The Bridgeport Trust Co
67-J69 strife sfxe&f
opposite :tv Hah-
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WEST END
Tel. Bar. 7773.
TONIGHT '
First National Presents
Lionell Barrymore
"The Master Mind"
SIX ACTS f
A remarkable production that
must be seen to be appreciated.
From the great stage play.
"The Irnre of Youth."
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that your For Gannents are
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away Thereby removing any for
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