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Keep in Touch With Doings at Home By READING THE TIMES HAVE IT MAILED TO YOU WEATHER New Haven, Aug. 19. Forecast: For New Haven and vicinity, fair to night; Saturday increasing cloudl- Conditions favor for this vicinity fair weather, followed by increasing cloudiness. ANI) EVENING FARMER. VOL. 57 NO. 197 EST. 1790 Entered as second class matter at the post office at Bridgeport, Conn., under tne act of 1879 BRIDGEPORT, CONN., FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1921 Subscription rates by mall: Dally $6.00 per year. One month. Daily 50 cents. 179 Fairfield Ave.. Bridgeport PRICE TWO CENTS PREMIER SAYS ENGLISH TERMS ARE FINAL WORD T1 A Ciato, Head Of Drug Peddlers Fairfield County Covered With Illicit Narcotics Second Arrest in Two Days Another Expected Shortly Ciato Held By City Court in Bonds of $3,000 Dinegress Case is Continued. With the arrest late yesterday of Frank Ciato of 70 Clar ence street, the police believe they have caught one of the lead ers of a gang of drug peddlers that have covered Fairfield County with illicit narcotics. Ciato's arrest was the second in two days, and the fifth in five months for connection with the distribution of cocaine and morphine in this section. One other arrest is expected shortly. Since the municipal drug clinic in& the Welfare Building was aiscontin- ued several monxns ago, local tr-i -lie in drugs has increased correspond ingly. While the number of addicts In the city is confined largely to the poorer classes, the insatiable craving for the soothing "effects of the dead ly powders made these men and wo men easy prey for peddlers and "run ners" who Immediately Infested the city. It 4s the belief of the police that o gang with headquarters here, and of which Ciato was one of the .guid ing spirits, controlled the drug traffic throughout Fairfield county. Three sellers and two runners, including one woman, are now in custody awaiting trial at the September term of the Criminal Superior court which opens ecptember 9. The vigorous drive of Dr. Carlton pir.mon head of the narcotic squad of the New Tork police, against men im plicated in the drug traffic in New York has caused a heavy influx or Bellers and distributors and "runners Into nearby cities, especially in New lEngland. v (Continued on Page Thirteen) Buses Wait Decision On Injunction An Is quiet In the trolley-Jitney knatter. excepting that the buses, "J" narkers or no J marxers, are sr.ui rossing the Stratford avenue bridge. 11 seem to be awaiting tne zero our" when the decision from the cderal court on the injunction mat er comes tnrougn tne jew naven nunty courts. This decision is ej ected to go a long ways towards efinitelv and finally settling the Controversy. The Connecticut company does not fcake very seriously the reports of threats of various kinds that are mown to have been made by a few jradteBla among the jltneymen. The knost violent of these was a bint made In a store in the neighborhood of the pnngress avenue car hams that the Iwheie " place would be blown bp if the jitneys lost out." Watdfc is always kept of persons l(rho have no business upon the prop erty of the company, for it is real ized that there are some among the itr.eurs who are not real American Mtizens. The trolley company reports riding o be slightly Increasing, oecasion hllv a verv good day is recorded, and jt Is believed that while litigation Is fctill on that a number of buses are f-mdually stopping, as fat as the cwners find other means of employ ment, or are able to sell their buses. The average of men eomins- to the lo cal offices of the Connecticut com pany to se.1 Khelr buses ds about three fa. day. Tejrcrdnv afternoon one wo- Han calleld She offered to sell a hits belonging to her husband and herself, saying: "Mv husband is In "t"ar Roekawav. N. TT., to-day looking rver the field there, but T would a reat deal rather stay In 'Bridgeport, pell tne bus and get In some more (settled business." Late Telegraph News GRAXD OPERA IX RUSSIAN Chicago, Aug. 19 Grand opera in Russian with a Russian cast will be introduced to Chicago next winter, George M. Spang 3er, Mary Garden's business manager announced today. Mr. Spangler also announced the revival of German operas next fall. 30,000 POUNDS OF REINDEER MEAT San Francisco, Aug. 19 Shipment c-f 30.000 pounds of Jdressed. reindeer meat has been received in San Francisco from SNome, Alaska, by a firm of wholesale butchers here and was placed on sale today in retail shops, according to an announce ment which said this marks the opening of a new industry. REPORT EX-PREMIER DEAD London, Aug. 19 Former Premier Rhallis. of Greece, is dead, said an Exchange Telegraph Dispatch from Athens today. BOLSHEVIK GOLD IN TURKEY Constantinople, Aug. 19 (By the A. P.) Russian Bolshevik gold valued at $1,000,000 has arrived here during the past fort night as a result of trade exchanges. Of this amount $600,000 worth was brought by the United Slates destroyer Overton from Ratum for the American Foreign Trade Corporation. This or ganization secured the money as a revolving credit from the three Caucasus Republics and it will be used for the purchase pf manufactured goods, for which raw imports will be ex- Norwalk Has Filed Motion On Mandamus A hearing of length that was an ticipated before Judge Banks this morning in the matter of a dispute between the Norwalk Board of Edu cation, and the city government, in cluding the Board of Apportionment, developed into a short session, when a motion was filed to quash manda mus proceedings. The dispute reaching the court was caused by the Norwalk Board of Ed ucation interpreting recent legisla tion to mean that all that body had to do was to make an annual budget, and that the Board of Apportionment was compelled to include the entirs amount without power of cutting, or without a voice in the matter. It is understood that Mayor Dono van and others of the city officials thought the idea a dangerous one, and not within the meaning of the law. At any rate a considerable amount was sliced from the school budget, which started the ball rolling, with the result that the mandamus proceedings were brought to compel the Board, of Apportionment to In clude the entire amount. Set Free Prison, W Case Of World War Veteran Is Continued United States Commissioner Hugh S. Lavery this morning continued the case of Stanley D. Burchard of 829 Washington avenue for one week, Burchard, who is vice commander of ! The International News Service the local post of the World War Vet- ' correspondent rode down from Reval , . , . . . in the same train compartment with erans, was arrested last night by ,nJ AmerJcan citizen Thursday. Kal government agents. He was specific- amntIano who !s a graduate of the ally charged with wearing his uni-, tTniversitv of Chicago, of the class of lorm lor more man o aays alter nis , ,. . , , , , , , j r, 1U.13"V" J . r n ard is said to have been selling copies of a pamphlet written by himself, enlisting among his selling arguments sympathy for himself as an alleged wounded war veteran. Burchard's arrest Is the first of its kind in Bridgeport, and a convic tion of the charge is said to carry with it a two year jail sentence, and a fine of $1,000, Last Days Of Caruso A Bridgeport business man was a next door neighbor of Caruso during the tragic days the great tenor was making his last gallant fight against the dread malady to which he fin ally succumbed. He will tell In tomorrow's TIMES; Just how Caruso looked three weeks be fore he died, and why his Italian neighbors were saying "Caruso has come home to die." Lynn Wilson has given TIMES readers his opinion of what is the brightest spot in Europe. This hardheaded business man has found a spot In Europe so beau tiful that he says of it: "If there is anything like Heaven, it is there." This spot is on an Island where the Krupps, the great German munitions family, had their magnificent villa In pre-war days. What Is going on at the old Krupp works and Its ominous portent for American commerce Is another feature of this fascin ating narrative. Tomorrow's contributor has found one of the largest coun tries in Europe with only 40, 864 people out of work as com pared with 6,000,000 unemployed in the U. S., according to official statistics. Startling comments of one of the leaders of French industry on the designs of British states men. Just what European business conditions are today in crisp, meaty sentences from a man who knows. READ IN TOMORROW'S TIME'S Coroner Phelan Back In Office Coroner John J. Phelan was in his cfflces at the County court house for the first time to-day, following an ex tensive tnip to the Pacific coast, hia main objective having been the Na tional convention of the Knights of Columbus, which he attended in San Francisco. The coroner is feeling fine, had a pleasant trip and one that he will re member for many a day with thoughts of many pleasant meetings and good times with acquaintances of long standing, but while full of vim and vigor, otherwise briefly describ ed as "pep" does not wish for too much work in his line, but rather that motorists and others who make work for the coroner, keep on the good behavior list as they have been during his absence, the past month being the lightest In the coroner's court for many a moon. From Soviet American Tells 1 f 1 T? onaerrui experience JL Riga, Aug. 19 Xenophon Kalama taino of New York, who lived in the shadow of death in Russian prisons for more than a year and a half, and who came out of Russia last week with five other liberated Americans, arrived to-day from Reval with a story of adventure more won derful than fiction. Kalamatiano told of lonely night vigils in his death cell listening to the crackling rifles or firing squads out side his cell, of haw men died bravely facing the.tr executioners, of living on half a pound of bread daily, nev er knowing when it would he his turn to fall before the Red rifle men ... . . , ,, , T,v.e of an educated man. "It Is strange how quickly a man can adjust himself to new and strange conditions," said KalamaUano. (Continued on Fate 7) Board Has No Money For Workers Night before last the Public Works department laid off 2.50 men com prising its force of laborers employed on grading streets around the city, It was thought that the meeting of the Board of Apportionment next Monday afternoon would consider means of re-employing these men. However, according to information from the office of the Director o-f Public Works no more money will be provided for further repair and con struction work, mainly because there do not seem to be funds than can be appropriated. The grading will be continued next April 1, The money was exhausted sooner than usual because an unusually large number of men were employed, many ex-service men being taken on by the department. As a rule the road work lasts until the late fall. The Board of Apportionment wili have trouble enough to find money without having to seek further for funds to aid unemployment. The Charities department reficit of $86, 000 is still to be provided for and money will have to .be supplied for completing the Congress street bridge repairs, and the contingent fund is down to a negligible amount now. Both of these items will have to be cared for before the board can think of supplying funds for continuing the road work, which means that the men laid off can entertain no hope of further employment from the same source. ASKS $7,000 DAMAGE Henry J. Piatt, New York city, has instituted action in Superior court against Roscoe H. Goodsell of Green wich, asking damages of $7,000 be cause of a promissory note said to be wholly unpaid. The note was for $5,000 and was executed on Nov. 20, 1913, later being endorsed to the plaintiff. Locomobile Co., Must Reorganize or Liquidate Says Company Official According to an official of the Hare's Motors company the locomo bile company is in for a reorganiza tion. "Either reorganization or liqui dation," he said today. Hares Mo tors has been operating both the Locomobile and the Mercer compa nies, but recently the Mercer separat ed its management and expect to float $2,000,000 of new bonds and put the company on a new and firm basis. The Locomobile is still under the supervision of the Hares Motors Co. How long It will remain part of the company is a question that will be decided In 'the near future. It is a well known fact that the local com pany has been in a bad way finan cially for many months, and many Detectives Search City For Miscreant Who Assaulted Woman Detectives have been scouring the? city since Wednesday night in search of a man who brutally assaulted a young woman nea-r the Young Wom an s unnsuan Association 's home on Golden Hill street, it became known today. While the police would give no particulars of the case, it is under stood they have well founded suspi cions as to the identity of the man. The young woman was badly bruised as the result of her encoun ter with the marauder, and suffered keenly from the shock. She was removed to her home where she has been confined since, it is reported. According to the story of the af fair, the young woman was mounting the public stairway from Elm to Gol den Hill street near the Y. W. C. A. home about 8:30 o'clock Wednesday night. Low overhanging clouds made the night unusually dark for the hour, and the young woman saw no one un til a man leapt from the bushes that oorder the stairway. The suddenness of his attack forced her about back against the fence rail ing while he placed one hand over her mouth to prevent an outcry. Almost stricken dumb with fear, the young woman was in an extreme ly precarious plight wxien unexpected assistance reached her in the form of a woman who lived in the vicinity and who had witnessed the assault from her front porch. Discovering the approach of the other woman, the assailant released the girl, sprang over the fence and sped down the hill in the direction of Broad and Elm streets. The young woman fainted, and was removed to a nearby house where she was revived and later taken home. The police, while refusing to dis cuss the case, are directing every ef fort towards capturing the assailant. Councillors Get Bloody Noses Berlin, Aug. 19 Two. municipal councillors sustained bloody noses and others suffered bruises in a free-for-all fight today over the question of Russian and Upper Silesian relief. After the Communist majority of the City Council had voted 100,000 marks for the relief of the Russians, the Na tionalists proposed an equal sum for the relief of German residents of Up per Silesia. The Communists at tempted to shout down the speaker and then the row started. The Upper Silesian relief was not granted. Surrender Of Railroads Saved $326,000,000 Chautauqua, N. Y.. Aug. 19. Sur render of the railroads to private op eration September 1, 1920, when the government guarantee expired, saved the taxpayers at least $376,000,000 during the next months, at the ex pense of the roads, Samuel O. Dunn, editor of Railway Age, declared to day In an address at the Chautauqua Institute. If the government guarantees had been continued, Mr. Dunn said, the rental by the government for ten months would have been $742,500, 000. In these same ten months the roads actualv earned a net operating income of $366,800,000, which was $375,700,000 less than the rental the government would have to pay. tinuecf ande'rates not If government operation had con there would have been a deficit of $1,150,000,000 to meet the increased taxes he said. Purchase Land For New Parish Rt. Rev. Bishop Nllan, Catholic bishop of the diocese of Hartford, has just purchased land on Brewster street " from Joseph Zeigler for the purpose of building a new church and starting a new parish in the Black Rock district. Formerly the people who live in Black Rock have attended St. Peter's parish and St. Thomas' parish in Fairfield. TWO DIVORCE ACTIONS Two divorce actions were filed in the Superior court today. Harriett M. Staffers. Darien, seeks a separation from William H. Staffers, New York city, alleging desertion since July 1, 1917, they having been married on Oct. 10, 1908, in Boston. The other divorce action was that of Edward L. Turner, New Canaan, against Lillian "Turner., also of New Caaan and whose maiden name was also Turner, alleging desertion since Sept. 20, 1316. They were married April 1, 1883. observers expected that they would go out of business entirely. At present there is an agreement in effect among creditors to extend cred it until the first of the year, and if production can be resumed it is be lieved that the company . may be able to pull out. It is certain, however, that if Hares Motors retain control a reorganization will take place, and probably one of their men will be placed in charge in Bridgeport. If the Hares Motors continue their ownership of the Locomobile it is ex pected that new capital will be added and the local firm put on a sound production basis. Within the next few weeks the board of directors will meet to decide on just what measures are to be taken. Field Marshal Gets Permit To Open Cigar Store Budapest, Aug. 19 The Hun garian government today granted a permit to Field Marshal Von Koevesz. former commander in chief of the Austro-Hungarian armies in the world war, to open a cigar store in this city. The field marshal's vast estates were seized by the Roumanian gov ernment, leaving him penniless. Wilson Home Is Sold Dr. To Smith The home of the late Dr. Wilson, on Myrtle avenue has been sold by his widow' to Dr. Dorland Smith, ac cording to a bill of sale filed in the Town Clerk's office. The property consists of 72 feet on Myrtle avenue and runs back for a depth of 147 feet. Unemployment Most Widespread Lockout Of Wage Earners In History Washington, Aug. 19 Frank Mor rison, secretary of the American Fed eration of Labor, today declared the nation-wide unemployment now pre vailing, Is "the most gigantic and widespread lockout of wage earners in the history of the country." "It's a lockout you can't call it anything else," Morrison said. "It's a deliberate shutting out of labor, to starve it into submission even if the country goes to Tuin. "If Congress wants to know why approximately 6,000,000 workers are out of employment, as the Secretary of Labor estimates, "let it Investigate the gigantic conspiracy to crush or ganized labor by financial Interests with an 'iron and blood' policy that would do credit to the Kaiser and his crew. 'Rule or ruin' is the slogan of these Interests. They are cold blood edly starving men, women and chil dren, and they intend to keep busi ness depressed until they have the workers submiting to lower wages and working standards." (Continued on Page Six.) Will Meet Destroyers WithYacht The personnel of the commission ed officers of the two destnoyers that will come to Bridgeport this evening dej May in a letter from the commanding officer. Com mander W. D. Hall is in charge or the Conyngham and is the rajiklng officer of the party. With him on that ship are Lieutenant (junior "rade.) C. A. Bowers, Ensign J. C. Ware, and Ensign C. G. Miller. On the O'Brien are Lieutenant C. G. Moore, Ensign A. M. Parks, and Ma chinist A. M. Bushnell.. A telegram was received today ad vising that the ships will arrive at 5 p'clock. E. C. Jayo's yacht with Albert W. Smith, .Captain Charles A. Lewis, pilot and C. A. Willard of the Chamber of Commerce on board will leave here in time to meet the de strovers at the earlier time. As soon as the boats arrive the crews will be given shote leave. The officers have been invited to use the facilities of various local clubs during their stay here. It is expected that the men will attend the launching ol the submarine S-51 at the Lake Tor pedo Boat plant. GREEK FORCES MAKING PROGRESS Athens, Aug. 19. Greek forces en gaged in the offensive against the Ti-i.-ih 'Nationalists in Asia Minor were making progress, especially on the northern end of the battle line, where they have penetrated the Tur kish front to a depth of ever sixty miles. Tells Commons No Concessions Will Be Made Event of Absolute Rejection Said Lloyd George, Commons Will Be Called Into Ses sion, But Government Reserves the Right to Take Any Emergency Measures Feel Situation Very Grave, But That Reason Will Prevail. in London, Aug. 19 England's peace offer to Ireland, which Eamonn De Valera has announced that the Sinn Fein will re ject, is the government's final word and no further concessions will be made, except in the way of re-arranging details, Premier IJoyd-George told the House of Commons today in moving adjournment. Decision On Trolley Wage Is Expected The board of arbitration on the trolley wage question is in session to day at New Haven, and information given to the press at noon today is to the effect that a decision is expected to be reached late this afternoon. From the time the matter of a wage cut was first mentioned, at the time of the old agreement expiring on June 1 last, the men have mostly been in a receptive mood, as far as taking a slight cut was concerned, realizing that many other workers have had the same experionce, but many of them have failed to see why with coal, wages and other expenses less than they were during the war why the fares should not come down accordingly, and many of the con ductors and motormen have so ex pressed themselves. Officials of the company have at several times within the past few week mentioned fare reductions, but at present are blocked by one dis senting director, who can not see the benefit to the company in the same light as it is apparently seen by Bridgeport officials and the riding public. W. C. T. U. Head Without Bail For Murdei Adrian, Mich., Aug. 19. Mrs. Mat tie Kirby, church worker and head of the local W. C. T. U., was being held in Jail without ball here today, pending a preliminary hearing Tues day on the charge of murder in con nection with the death of an infant grandchild, born to an unmarried daughter.. Alice Kirby, the mother, is being held as a material witness. Search was being made today for the bqdy of the child born July 4. according to the birth certificate. The child disappeared a few days iater. No official burial permit was issued. Beyond admitting the child was dead, Mrs. Kirby has refused to shed any light on the case, and counter questions with statements such as "God knows it is best." Questioning of the daughter and other members of the family, also has failed to pro duce important information. ASKS DAMAGES ON NOTES. Henry H. Love, versus Helen G. Archibald, the first of Darien, the second of New Milford, is the tiUe of a suit in Superior court, filed to day. Damages of $2,000 are asked to cover two notes. The first was for $500 and was issued on Feb. 2, 1921. The second was for $1,500, issued on January 24, last, an amount of $200 having been paid on the latter note, i Big Reception Committee Democratic Get A, Ev Veness has been chosen chairman of the large reception com mittee for the big Democratic Get-together Dinner to be held at "The Farm" on Sunday, Ausust 21 The members of his committee are as fol lows Miss Mary Sullivan, Mrs. Peter Boyle, Miss Mary Lucey, Miss Ger trude Linehan. Mrs. EH Butler, Mrs. Alton Rose. Mrs. William Beloin, Mrs. Frank J. Clancy, Miss Mary Mallon, Mrs. William E. Hogan, Mrs, May O. Glenncn, Mrs. Lorraine Fitzgerald. Miss Euphrosyne Bown, Mis3 Molly Sheridan, Miss Katherine Keane, Mrs. Thomas P. Hearn, Miss May Welch, Mrs. John Cassidy, Mrs, James O'Neill, Mrs. Henry Streck, Mrs. Jaa. Whalen. Mrs. Michael N. Small. Mrs. Fred Atwater, Mrs. Alfred E, Veness, Mrs. Bernard I. Ashmun, John A. Corneal, Charle S. Canfield, Thoma; M. Cullinan, Sanford Stoddard, Fred erick A. Strong. Jacob Klein, Robert E. DeForest, Walter B. Lasher. Wil liam T. Hincks, Berimrd I. Ashmun, "In the event nf rpiflrtr, " M the premier, "the House of Commons will be summoned into session, but the government reserves the right to take any emergency measures. "In case of rejection, we will be faced with a graver situation, than any which confronted us before. In spite of disquieting statements, I hope that reason will prevail and the (Irish) leaders will no reject the largest measure of freedom that has ever been offered (to Ireland) or take the responsibility for renewing a con tact, which will be robbed of all glory by its evershadowing power. jnsieaa or keeping something in hand to be used later, the govern ment decided to lay all its cards on the fable. We have done so. And we have no enrrt o nv M,,,Mulija. from any quarter of the world thai the proposals had not gone to thl limits of all possible concessions. 1 "We have forwarded everything we possibily could in order to purchase, peace and the good will of the IrisHl people. "The negotiations are open as rrf gards detail. The outline cannot J?e altered. "Rejection of the offer would be an unmistakable challenge to the au thority of the crown and the unity of the empire, due to the threatening language which aggravates old diffi culties and creates new ones." (Continued on Page Thirteen) State Police Search For Six Bandits Bethel, Conn., Aug. 19. The state polfice are searching for six young bandits who visited the farm house of Morris Wentraub, in Palestine, be tween this place and Newtown, late yesterday afternoon, held Mrs. Wein traub a prisoner, and ransacked the house in search of valuables. The men arrived at the farm in an auto mobile from which the markers had ben removed. The.y were all stran gers in the locality. After their demand for money was refused by Mrs. Weintraub, who was alone in the house, they ordered her to remain in her chair, with threat that force would be used if she at tempted to reach a telephone close, by. After a leisurely search of the house and finding only a small amount of money, the men filled their car with produce from the garden and drove away in the direction of Bridgeport. Score Victory Over British Paris, Aug. 19. The French t ay won a diplomatic, victory over the British, when announcement was made that the allies had agreed to send reinforcements to Upper Sik-sia. n,Uain -oHTl send two reeiments. and adjournment of the supreme council a week ego, it was stated that no re inforcements would be sent to Upper Silesia, unless the allied commission ers in Upper Silesia agreed that they were needed. CURBING REPAIRED. A broken portion of thd curbing on the Davis & Savard corner of Main street and Fairfield avenue, was re paired this morning. For To-Gether Dinner Richard H. Lombard, George Finn, George B. Clark, Fred Atwater, Geo. E. Crawford, Edmund S. Wolfe, Wil liam P, Kirk, Laurence T. Gallagher, Fred W. Hall. William M. Ryan, Wil liam W, Bent, Hugh J, Lavery, Den nis Mulvihill, James L. McGovern, Charles F, Greene, Vincent L. Keat ing, Joseph J. Devine. Francis P. Dunnigan, Edward E. Lynch. William P. Corr, Laurence J, Gill. George M. Coughlin, Thomas Callahan. Garry Paddock. Frank Anderson, William E. Hogan, Joseph Yirga. William Be loin, T. J. Murphy, Cornelius J. Don nelly. The EntertainmVent will consist oi dancing, ana sons ny ausi ivamcmre Lombard and Joaenh Clabby. Committee of Arrangements, YV m. H Keefe, Jr., chairman. Miss Helen I.omb'i-d. Mrs. Jane T.. North. Mrs. Wm. H. McCombs, Mrs. James A. Grady. Mrs. William Scott, A. E. Ven ess, Michael H. Small. Joseph F. Mo'ngra:n, Joseph R:we.