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Tuesday, April 4, 1922
Don't Baby
rw2ands of people have -only them
i et. .as to blame for com agony, blood-ipoi:.-c,n,
etc. Trimming and "treating,"
F cutting and paring merely makes a bad
nntt&ter worse. Millions of others are
V.-1S.T. TMey know how easily and
quickly "cJ-ats-It" shrlvela and peels
peons and calluses off in one piece. Get
j o.ir money back if ;t foils. Wear new
..o,;s with comfei-u Get a bottle today.
K. Lawrence & Co., M f r.. Chicago. Costs
but a trifle everywhere. Adv.
Hucyrus, O., April 4. Mrs. Charles
Kraut, a local resident, didn't wait
for someone to offer her a position.
She went out and organized one of
her own.
Mrs. Kraut dally makes about 20
pounds of fresh home-made noodles,
neatly packs them, using the label
"(Imndjiiother'a Noodles," and places
them with several local grocers,
where they find a ready sale.
Stiff and Lame
From Rheumatism
Don't drug kidneys btrt got a
bottlo -of oid reliable St.
Jacobs Oil
St. Jacobs Oil stops any pain and
rheumatism is pain only.
Not one case in fifty requires in
ternal treatment. Stop drugging !
tRub soothing, penetrating St. Jacobs
Oil right into your sore, stiff, aching
Joints and relief comes instantly St.
Jacobs Oil is a harmless rheumatism
liniment wheih never disappoints and
can not burn the skin.
Limber up! Quit complaining! Get
. small trial bottle of old. hones Bt.
Jacobs Oil ac any drug store, and in
Just a moment you'll be free from
rheumatic pain, soreness and stiffness.
Bon't suffer! Relief awaits you. St.
Jacobs Oil is just as good for sciatica,
tiS'ia. lumbago, bcakache, sprains.
London, April 4. The Norwegian
government has submitted a bill to
Parliament which proposes that .all
ch'Idren who are born after it comes
into operation shall be given a regular
iamily name.
Christian names, the till declares,
Jnust not be used as family names.
Parents will be forbidden to give their
Iiildren names in baa taste.
Soothinq andrtealinq
lb stop dandruff and
loss of hair and
promote a healthy
scalp, begin the Resinol
treatment today
Trial free
Dept. 13-T
Honolulu, T. H.. April 4. Hawaii's
trade balance with mainland United
Btates. which in 19 20 was a robust
$118,000,000, dropped In 1921 to a
mere $7,000,000. a loss of $111,000.
000. The loss is said by business men
to be due to the drop In sugar prices
and to decreased sugar production
and not to any big increase in impor
tations. Exports from the territory
tn 1920 aggregateed $19.3S3.185
while in 1921 they totalled only 571 -69.11B.
i your Back hurts or Blad
; der bothers you, drink
lots of water
When your kidneys hurt and your
acK gets sore, aon t get scared and
pre a to load your stomach with a
Jot of drugs that excite the kidneys
and irritate the entire urinary tract.
Keep your kidneys clean like you keep
sour bowels clean, by flushing them j
With a mild, harmless salts which re
moves the body's urinous waste and
Stimulates them to their normal ac
tivity. The function of the kidneys is
to Citer the blood. In 24 hours they
fctrain from it BOO grains of acid and
race, so we can readily understand
the vital importance of keeping the
ldneys active.
Drink lots of water you can't
rink too much; also get from any
pharmacist about four ounces cf Jad
.Baits; take a tablespoontul in a glass
pf wnter before breakfast each morn
tjxe tor a few days and your kidneys
(krill act fine. This famous salts is
biade from the acid of gr.ipes and
lemon Juice, combined with lithia,
knd has been used for generations to
clean and stimulate clogged kidneys;
also to neutralize the acids In urine
po it no longer is a source cf irritation,
thus ending bladder weakness.
Jad Salts is inexpensive: cannot in
Sure; makes a delightful effervescent
Pthla -water drink which everyone
Should take now and then to keep
their kidneys clean and active. Try
this, also keep up the water drinking,
and no doubt you will wonder what
became of your kidney trouble and
backache, Adv.
miifiii'y many years of smashing patterns in attempted flights, the Pescarra Heliocoptere has completed a suc
fr7 ti S' a Ln,ion- Thls moat remarkable flying machine is capable of rising straight up into the air, different
LvJf j e. aacent of present day flying crafts. Since the machine has at last been perfected, a company will be or-
t,uucu t.o uidiiuiacture tnem.
Bridgeport's Many Advantages
To Be Heralded Broadcast For
Aiding Big Business Revival
City of Many Industries and Beautiful Homes and Parks Is Most Logical
Center of Trade and Business Present Revival May Be Beginning of
Great Era of Prosperity and Happiness in Office and Home.
A recent qualification given to
Bridgeport is that its climate "com
pares favorably with the climate of
lower California." There is, perhaps,
no otner city in the country so Iavor
ab'.y located for manufacturing as
Bridgeport. Primarily, its close prox
imity to New York, the greatest com -meroial
center in the world places it
without a peer lor a location.
Turning back the annals; of Bridge
port, we find that in 1914. before the
influx of business and its countless
number of fofibwexs, there were about
300 establishments in Bridgeport ded
icated to the production of manufac
tured articles. There were approxi
mately 30,000 hands employed in the
factories of Bridgeport alone. Wartime
methods of manufacturing were ar
ranged so that production, and the
dispatch of the jChiished sjrttcae with
expediency, should be the first factor
for consideration in the location of
any factory.
In searching for the most logical
locations that would afford llhe de
livery of the finished product with
the least amount of transportation all
experts decided that Bridgeport was
the ideal spot. The overnight like
manner in which factories and homes
sprung up in t'he city is proclaimed
one of the greatest industrial and com
mercial feats during the late war.
Bridgeport suddenly found Itself
striving hard to cope with the situa
tion it faced, and how to handle the
tremendous influx of people was not
an easy prdblem to be sqilved. From
approximately 30,000 the number of
hands employed in the factories
steadily arose to 50,000. Besides this
increase of 20,000 factory employes,
there was an increased iproportional
number of inhabitants otherwise oc
cupied. The census taken at the apex
of the business fluctuation gave as
the approximate number of inhabit
ants of Bridgeport 200,000.
To cope with the situation all de
partments of the city government
grew In proportion. The Are depart
metn which was composed of 149
members in 1914, today has 2G6
names on the roster. There are 14
fire houses. 44 .pieces of motor ap
paratus, a manual fire alarm system
at headquarters receiving and sending
aany number of alarms at one time.
The department is under the douible
platoon system. The police depart
metn was truly tried in maintaining
law among the war-time populace of
the city. In 1914 there were about
175 in the department. Today there
are 292 members, on the police pay
roll There are, besides the headquar
ters building, four precinct stations.
The three platoon system is in eifeet
giving full protection each 24 hours.
Keeping pace with the necessity of
protection of the lives of its inhabit
ants, the necessity arose of protection
of the minds of the children against
degradation, by offering culture
through the schools of the city, which
became a momentous problem. From
approximately 17,000 pupils register
ed in the public schools in 1914 the
number has increased, and about
26.000 are registered at the present
time. This does not include tho num
ber in the parochial schools, the regis
tration, of which is approximately
The members of th board of edu
cation acquitted noMy the task as
signed them with the appropriation
given them, and although crowded
conditions existed no children suffers
as a consequence of not being able to
-ittend the schools of the city. The
High school which was originally
built to accommodate 1,250 pupils
was forced to hold two sessions a day.
The ending of the wartime rush, how
ever, has not changed the situation
greatly and it is now necessary to
build another high school that all the
pupils may attend comfortably.
The present enrollment in the
building originally intended for 1,250
pupils is 2.200. The number enrolled
at the old high school building is 600,
making a total of 2.S00 pupils en
rolled at the high school. There are
enrolled at the night session alone
nbout 700 who for the most part work
during the day. Enrolled at the other
schools throughout the city there are
about 1.250 pupils, making a total of
1.950 pupils enrolled for the evening
sessions alone.
Showing the progressiveinessi of
Hridgeport we may set forth as an
example the Dent.-j Clinic in vogue is
the schools of the city. Dr. Alfred
FonrS- a toea dentist und a member
of the beard of d uc.it irn 1s credited
with placing dental hygetdsta in the
city school- and the system in opera
tion in Hi i lgoport has served as the
model upon many cities throughout
the couiitry have introduced the
methods teaching the pupi-s how to
-are for their teth. Bridgeport was
.he first city in United States to in
troduce this subject a.s part of the cir
riculum of schoof work.
The Health department of the city
became also one of the leading
branches of civic work. A large modern
three story building was erected where
the work of this department might be
carried out. Clinic- for the people are
helped every month by attending
physicians. Under the same roof are
the offices of the charities department
where succor is given those, who have
oecome unfortunate enought to need
ine aid or charity. The work of this
department is carried out in a very
even tempered manner so that .the
citisnns who need aid do not feel the
usual odium attached to the procur
ing or help.
The axiom "alT' work and no play
makes Jack a dull boy" has not been
forgotten by the city and Bridgeport
is ore of the few eities of t'he country
which can boast of a Board of Recrea
tion whose duties are to devise ways
ana means of offering diversion to
the people of the city. In harmony
with the Board of Recreation the
Park hoiard have under their jurisdic
tion several parks which afford the
public excellent means of recreation.
Brdigeport is called "The Park
Seaside park the gift of P. T.
Banium to the city lias few equals
in the country. Facing Long Isl
and Sound a boulevard of over
two miles gives the motorist and
the pedistrians the full benefit
of the cool breezes quaffed over
tho water during the summer
months. At Beardsley Park the
public may enjoy the well kept
golf links which at present is a
nine hole course but which will
. shortly bo extended to eighteen
There has been, there is and
always will be in any city inhabit
ed by really ' interested citizens,
political difference?. The man
agement ol the various civic de
partments of Bridgeport like any
real city are always under the
eye of critics and rightly so,
since the citizens are entitled to
know how and where the funds
of their city are distributed. All
that has thus far been said of the
various departments is stated as
plaeing the world the existence
and status of tho departments.
Whether they have been or are
being conducted properly is an
other snbject for discussion.
Beautfiul churches, 85 in num
ber, of all denominations may be
found in Bridgeport, and Coun
try, City and Civic Clnts abound.
The Transportation facilities in
Bridgeport is 55.6 miles or 1 hour
22 minutes by rail from New
York and 173.5 miles or 4 hou-'s
21 minutes from Boston. It is
also on the main highway be
tween both places. There are four
freight yards which will accom
modate the siding of hundreds of
cars for loading.
A bill has been drawn for a
port of Bridgeport and is now
waiting to be passed by by the
legislature. The plans call for a
deep harbor and docks to extend
for miles.
The passage of this bill will make
Bridgeport one of the six great At
lantic ports.
There are at present about 400
manufactijfeprs in Bridgeport and
5,0 0 0 articles are manufactured.
Bridgeport boasts of 194 miles of
roadway, S5 miles or 44 per cent, of
which is paved. The water supply of
the city is excellent. There are 14,136
homes in the city. 24 (per cent, of
which are owned by their tenants.
In volume of business, according to
the statistics of the postal authori
ties, Bridgeport ranked first in 'the
state of Connecticut, and 29th in the
United Staves. There are 16 banks
:n the city. The annual average of
checks drawn on the banks, which is
indicative of the amount of monev in
circulation in Bridgeport is $600,000,
000. Since 1919 there has been a tre-n-si'dous
exodus from Bridgeport.
Tho approximate number of inhabit
ants here at present is 135,000.
Now adl the advantages of a city
formerly housing albou; 200,000 peo
ple are at the disposal of the present
135,000. It can readily be seen that
any manufacturer contemplating the
idea of locating in Bridgeport will
not be compelled to await the further
development of the ,cky. Bridge
port is prepared to receive at an in
stant's notice any manufacturing pro
ject that may wisa to tome here.
Bridgeport during the hoight of its
business inflation carsd for the needs
of about 200,000 people. Today when
we have 135,000 we are stili able to
care for the needs of many more.
The one big incentive that may be
presented to these who might con
template coming to the Park City is
the diversity of skilled tradesmen.
As far as labor is concerned there
is no other city in the United States
that has such a diversity of skilled
labor as the city of Bridgeport. And
this supply is available at a moment's
notice. At present there are approxi
mately 10.000 skilled laborers idle in
the city or working at some trade
other than their own. Many of these
workers sre out of town, commuting
to and from their work and main
taining their homes and families here.
Of unskilled labor there is a large
number also available upon demand.
Most of the men workipg out of
town are employed in New York city
and vicinity and some of the former
Locomobile men went- as far as Ohio
to work. But when they were called
back again they immediately respond-
eu ana left their Ohio jobs, proving
that the men want to and are willing
to work in Bridgeport.
One of the oldest labor leaders and
organizers of the city said: "There
isn't a place in the country with such
a diversity of high, grade labor in any
industry as Bridgeport." He further,
stated that there is less labor trouble
in Bridgeport than in any other city
of the United States. The reason given
for the statement was that the "me
chanics of the city are the best ob
tainable and the better the mechanic
the less labor trouble, because they
lake pride Ta their trade and work
manship." Another of the men who have
studied labor conditions said that the
Central Labor group of the workers
of the city belonged to the conserva
tive faction, believing in bettering
conditions in a peaceful way.
Coming down to actual figures we
find that in 1914 there were 30,042
wage earners employed in the factor
ies of the city. In 1918 this number in
creased to approximately 38,000 wage
earners, according to United States
War Labor Board figures, and In 1919
the apex was reached when figures
disclosed that approximately 60,000
people were employed in the factories
of the city.
At the presenlt date there are 35,000
factory hands in the city and of this
number but 55 per cent, are at work
in the factories. About 0,00 of this
number are skilled hands. Approxi
mately 10,000 are un-eimiployed.
This gnotup is divided into many
sub-groups representing all known.
trades. Manufacturers desiring to lo
cate in the city would have a laxge
list of the various trades from which
to select.
Of steam and electrical operating
engineers, not incCuding chief en
gineers, there are 113. The city boast
of from 2.R00 itxy 3,000 machinist and
of this number there are 1,2 00 out of
work. In 1919 when the greatest dnflux
of labor came' to Bridgeport there
wore from 5,700 to 6,000 machinist In
the city but have departed.
There is an abundance of polishers
in Bridgeport, approximately 2,000 of
this number but 500 are at work
at the trade while the remaining
1,500 are employed outside the craft
and are eligible for polishing work.
There are a number of pattern
makers in the city.
Cor? t workers and cutters boast
of the largest number of workers,
7,000 being recorded and of this mim
bere there are 200 cutters, 50 of this
number is at present occupied at the
trade. For a garment shop to es
tablish In the city there would be
many advantages, the first and most
important being that of an abund
ance of skilled hands to step in at
once and- operate machines.
Bridgeport not fbein.g a cigar city
like New BTaven there are only 150
cig-armakers in the city and of this
figure only 40 are at work.
There are between 700 and 800
moulders in the city. Manufacturers
of heavy machinery would have all
the skilled help they would desire.
The Industrial depression hit the
moulding business more than it did
any other line of work. The Bullard
Machine Tool company which em
ployed the greatest number of the
moulders was forced to. lay off its
entire moulding force as was the Bil
lon Machine Tool company. Crane
company which also employed many
moulders, now have their force taking
alternate turns every third week.
The Typographical Union (boasts of
160 members.
The Inside Sheet Metal Trade
workers have 2 00 members. The Lake
Torpedo company which &ept"a great
number of these men at work now
has only 15 employed, while the Lo
comobile company which kept 75
working has but five at present.
Inside shop electricians which are
essential to thj efficiency of every
factory are 7 5 strong in the city. Of
thi! number there are only about 20
The city also has a vast number of
carpenters, bricklayers, painters,
plumbers, electricians, lathers, sheet
metal workers (outside), blacksmiths
ind drop forge workers, and the most
of these tradesmen are available and
willing to work in the city for home
manufacturers and others if they re
receive the right treatment and a liv
ing wage.
With the coming of large and new
factories to the city the volume of
railroad traffic, both passenger and
freight would naturally increase. This
great increase would be well handled
oy the large number of railroad
trainmen, railroad clerks and main
tenance men so prospective interests
need have no fear of freight em
bargoes nor tied up passenger service
nor poor rolling stock.
The city also has a number of
skilled auto mechanics. Many of the
men employed in the Locomobile fac
tory are available in case an automo
bile industry should establish in the
city. At present a great many of
them are employed in New York at
workshops of the B. & W. Taxi com-
pany and the American Railway com
pany. Labor representatives view the
present industrial situation optimisti
cally. They see a permanent increase
in the number of employed each week,
sjow but sure. They say there is a
demand for machinists, small but en
i couraging and with factories receiving
j orders daily they see no reason why
! the labor horizon should not brighten
and burst forth into a new day for
! the workers within a few months. It
I was noticed-that about this time last
year there was a slight industrial re
I viva but the bottom of this fell
Labor headqua iters is willing to do
its sharo in the "boost Bridgeport"
I campaign and help put Bridgeport on
j its feet again. It welcomes the estab
i lisiiing of new factories in the city
and assures manufacturers of their
The amount of taxable property as
I compared with the rest of the state
of Connecticut shows Bridgeport ;
close second to Hartford. The num
ber of home office buildings and the
consequent number of costly homes
owned by the insurance executives
may account for Hartford's ranking
hrst. The rate of taxation in Bridge
port as compared for what is given
by other cities in the way of service
is not too high.
j tie statistics Herein set forth may
give but a partial gleaning to the per
spective of the advantages that, may
be derived from settling in Bridge
The tea market has advanced since
last May fully 15 or 16 cents a pound
in London, Colombo and Calcutta.
Local Firm To
Build Orphanage
In New Britain
$300,0KM contract for the erection
cf a Polish Catholic orphanage in
New Britain has been awarded the
Thomas J. Pardy Construction Com
pany of Bridgeport. The contract
was granted yesterday by the Rev.
Lucyan Bojnowski, pastor of the
Sacred Heart Polish Catholic Church
of New Britain, Construction work
is expected to be started next Tues
day when ground will be broken.
The orphange, which will embody
every modern structural and admin
istrative feature, will be erected on
a site adjoining the church property.
It will contain spacious dining halls,
classrooms, playrooms, gymnasium,
and dormitories. The building will
be of brick with ornamental stone
trimmings and a slate roof.
More than 150 orphans are now
being cared for at Father Bojnowski's
institution, many of whom are Polish
war orphans brought to this country
for care and recuperation. Since
the days of the war, several hundreds
of these children have been under
care, many of whom have eince been
returned to their native land.
The Polish orphanage is maintain
ed by the contributions of the Polish
residents of New Britain, as well as
oy-contributions from Polish churches
throughout the country.
Future Of Lake
Concern Unknown
The nature of the future operations
of the Lake Torpedo Boat Oo. was not
disclosed by Manager Brill today,
however, he has evidently something
in the works that will in all probabil
1 y necessitate the continuance of oper
ations at the plant. The last of the
submarines Sol is nearly completed
and will have left the local yards with
in 60 days. Whether the local con
cern will continue its work on necess
ary repairs to submarines from for
eign countries or whether it will otb
tain general marine work could not
be ascertained.
Miss English-Lillotte
In Interpretive Mood
Is Talented Speaker
Under the auspices of the Maple-
wood Junior High School, Miss May me
Enghsh-Llintte will deliver a pro
gram of interpretive readings Thurs
day afternoon and evening at the
school. Miss Englisn-Lilhtbe Is a
splendid speaker and a talented read
er who has gained countrywide ac
claim for her Interpretive ability. She
is practicularly noted for interpreta
tions of J. Whitcomb Riley's ffcmous
Hoosler poems.
Miss English-Lillotte will offer a
selected pnoigram on "Modern Amer
ican Humanitarians and will present
in addition several of her famous
Field, Riley and Mark Twain read
ings. A story hour will be held at
three o'clock in the afternoon for the
children, while Miss Enfrlish-Lillitte's
reading program will start promptly
at 8 o'clock in the evening.
The proceeds of the affair win be
contributed to the school fund.
Local coal dealers met at the Strat
field Hotel yesterday afternoon to
discuss the coal situation and the
possible bearing the strike would
have on Bridgeport. After talking
over the situation for considerable
time it was proposed to meet within
another week if the strike had any
indications of lasting for any length
of time. If Indications during the
current week are such that the strike
may bo of a lasting nature the deal
ers will meet at the Stratfieid on
next Monday afternoon.
If Mixed with Sulphur It Darkens
So Naturally Nobody
Can Tell
The old-time mixture of Sage Tea
and Sulphur for darkening gray,
streaked and faded hair is grand
mother's recipe, and folks are again
using it to keep their hair a good,
even color, which Is quite sensible, as
we axe living in an age when a youth
ful appearance is of the greatest ad
vantage. Nowadays, though, we don't have
the troublesome task of gathering the
sage and the mussy mixing at home.
All drug stores sell the ready-to-use
product, improved by the addition of I
other ingredients called "Wyeth's Sage
and Sulphur Compound." It is very
popular because'nobody can discover
it has teen applied. Simply moisten
your comb or a soft brush with it and
draw this through your hair, taking
one small strand at a time; by morn
ing the gray hair disappears, but
what delights the ladies with Wyeth's
Sage and Sulphur Compound, is that,
besides beautifully darkening the hair
after a few appUcatlens, it also pro
duces that soft lustre and appearance
of abundance which Is o attractive
It Measures Up
100 of its
We have had communications from
"Old Irritability" and from "Young
Irritaibility." and now since Mclgs B.
Russell wants to give his letters a
longer ride for two cents and sends
them to tho New York Tribune in
stead of to us, we will reprint the
last ono from the Tribune, because
wo don't want bur gentle readers to
miss anything anent the ash can con
troversy, the condition of the, streets,
or the gold brick barrage of the
"Rudder Club," Here it Is:
"Sir: I note in your columns a let
ter signed "Odd Irritability.' alluding
to "a little Connecticut town" In
which tho nine councilmen have been
compelled to suffer ridicule "because
they did what they thought right."
May I say a word or two about the
situation which arouses "Old Irrita
bility" ?
"A few months ago this town adopt
ed the commission manager form of
government in an effort to get rid of
machine rule and peanut politics,
which have been its bane for some
thing over two -centuries.
"Strange to say. the system is work
ing, and a few of the ancient and
honorable methods of getting an easy
livinu from the purses of the tax
payers have been cut off. For in
stance, a military enrollment which
had iljeen costing $750 was done for
$2 50. Town work is being efficiently
done at reasonable prices and t'he
politicians see that their day is done.
They are naturally very much peeved
thereat. The citlens like the change.
however, and are standing by the
new system.
"The only method the politicians
could se for a return to the odd
method, of government with Its "easy
pickings" was to upset the modern
charter. They have worked upon the
minds of the council to the point
where the council decided to "fire the
town manager,' who had done so
much in two or three months as to
threaten tho livelihood of the old line
political pap feeders.
"The charter, however, is equipped
with the initiative, referendum and
recall, and the citizens exercised the
referendum. On! of a total voting
list of about 4,'500 people a petition for
a referendum was signed tpontan
etntsly by 1,688 taxpayers, and the
taxpayers of the various districts have
held mass meetings and used every
njetbod of urging the councilmen to
accede to the wishes of the towns
people. "There's a fly In the ointment, how
ever, and the councilmen ore remain
ing obdurate.
"Now throughout Connecticut
there is a distinct desire for better
town and city government, and the
Legislature is to be asked to pass
model charter bills for cities similar
to the action taken in Massachusetts.
The politicians feel that unless
these charters are to menace the hold
of the politicians all over the state
the charter at Stratford must be
upset. Hence "Old Irritability" and
"Unwholesome Apathy" and all the
others of their ilk are gnawing and
gnawing to destroy quietly what the
people ol this old community believe
to be their best opportunity for good
"There are several thousand citi
zens who are feeling irritable over
the situation. They have a fight on
with the politicians and have maneu
vered those gentlemen Into the open,
and the subsequent events will be
worth watching.
"Meigs B. Russell,
"Stratford, Conn., March 28, 1922."
It Is expected that the State will do
considerable work on the river road
to Shelton during the coming summer.
Plans now being considered are that
for the present rcxnly the down side
will be paved wiih concrete, the bal
ance to be put in shapo for a few yeo"s
with some cheaper material. The idea
is that the heavy trucking is mostly
down,, and that the trucks when bound
back to Shel'on, Ansonia, Dorby and
Waterbury, an usually light At that
there are a lot of people who would
rather see only a portion of the road
done, and done all in concrete, that to
have any further funds wasted on a
paving that at the ibest is temporary,
or at least, short lived.
Saturday it was cold, raw and windy
A man and woman With a small baby
stood at the end of Paradise. Green,
waiting a long long time for a trolley,
bound to Bridgeport- Finally several
reached the Green at the same time,
and the first was started back to the
city. The man and wioman, with the
thorcughly chilled small ibaby, walked
to the center of the street, only to
have the car pass by them at such a
speed that The breeze almost gave the
baby pneumonia. Eventually another
"car following" stopped and picked
them up. If the motermani have not
enongh sense to differentiate a little
when they get emergency orders to
"run express to City line," the inspec
tors ought to pound a little into uhem
with one of The Oonneotlcut company
flat wheels. Somo day a moterman.
at least they call them all men, will
pass up tiTe wrong man, and woman,
and small baby and someone will Jar
them so hard all the nickles will
Jump into the quarter slot In that
fancy nick'e plated money changer.
The spectacle of some of that mer
ry crowd present at the Saturday
night dinner being "for the charter,"
Is furnishing the "not to be trusted
women" with the biggest cluster of
giggles they have had since Tumey
decided that protection for the coun
cil was worth $40, without a requisi
tion. Walter Hubbell is mentioned as the'
next man for the position of town
manager. In the first place it
might better be called a "situation"
than a position, or even a predica-1
ment And why Walter Hubbell? !
Also why fiirt with contempt of
court? The principal reason one
asks why Walter Hubbell, is not be
cause It is Walter Hubbell, but for
the one and vry simple reason that
those strongest opposed to Hunter '
and the chairter. have had as one of
their loudest complaints, the fact that ;
Hunter came from out-of-town. A
man who was a town officer until a
few months ago has informed us
that Hubbell moved to Bridgeport
and has not lived in Stratford since
last fall. If this is incorrect, shoot
us a line or telephone B1287. and we
wTH be glad to stand corrected. April
Three Industrial Basketball League
games will be plaiyed" tomorrow night
at the Industrial Service center on
Bamum avenue, the first by the
Yalees and Polygomes; the second
by the Blue Ribbons and vleneral
Electrics, and the third by the St.
James and the Tafcoa. Dancing will
follow the gamea.
Pasre Nine.
in Tea Quality
Selling Cost
The Directors of the Chamber of
Commerce will hold a noonday lunch
eon April 15 at the Algonquin cluh.
The matters scheduled for discussion
at the luncheon are:
1 Selection of delegates to Cham
ber of Commerce of United States,
Washington. May 15-18.
2 Selection of dedegates to State
Chamber of Commerce, Hartford,
May 21-25.
3 Report and .recommendation by
chairman of Streets and Sidewalks
4 Report and recommendation by
chairman Traffic committee.
5 Report on Actual Program of
Industrial Promotion committee by
a member of the committee.
6. (Membership report.
7 Financial report for year.
8 Action on daylight saving.
9' Report on election of directors.
Read This Letter from Mrs.
W. S. Hughes
Greenville. Del. "I w-t tinder the
impression that my eldest daughter had
as ever since the first
time her sicknessap
peared she had to go
to bed and even had
to quit school once
for a week. J always
take Lydia E. Pink
ham' 8 Vegetable
Compound myself so
I gave it to her and
ebe has received
grsj at be ne h t from it.
You can use this let
ter for a testimonial it you wish, as I
cannot say too much-aoout what your
medicine has" done for me and for my
daughter." Mrs. Wm. S. Hughes,
Greenville, Delaware.'
Mothers and of tpntimes grandmothers
lave taken and have learned the value
of Lydia E. Pinltham'o Vegetable Com pound.
So theyrrecommend the medi
cine to others.
The beat test of any medicine Is what
it has done for others. For-nearly fifty
years we have publisbed letters from
mothers, daughters, and women, young
and old, recommending the Vegetable
Compound. They know what it did-for
them and are glad to tell others. In
your own neighborhood are women who
unow of its great value.
Mothers daughtere,"wby not try-it 7
A transfer of Morgan avenue land,
owned by Anna L. Luckner, was re
corded in the town clerk's office. The
property Is sold to Orfeo B. Pteoir
illo, and the sum of 83.500 is involved
There is a mortgage of 81.700 on the
Miss Marion Barnes and Miss Mary
Rose (assumed their duties at the
Buneau of Vital Statistics yesterday,
having been assigned by Health Offi
cer rvvilliam H. Coon. Other new
stenographers and new appointees are
last Becoming acquainted with their
new duties.
Doing" His Duty
"For two years I suffered agonizing
pains In my stomach, belching up sour
and bitter fluids and gas. Tongue
always coated. Doctors were unable
t help me. The first dose of Mayrs
Wonderful Remedy made me feel 100
per cent, better, and X am now feeling
better than at nay time in my life. I
deem it my duty to advise other suf
ferers." It is a simple, harmless pre
paration that removes the catarrhal
mucus from the intestinal tract and
allays the inflammation which causes
practically j1 stomach, liver and in
testinal aliments, Including appendi
citis. Ono dose will convince or money
refunded. "For Sale at All Drug
gists." Adv.
Washington, April 4. Tha sea-eo-
ing goats of the Navy are retiring to
the tin cans of civilization..
They have discarded the X'aw blue
In such numbers as to be almost ex
tinct as Navy mascots, it reliably
reported. Owing to the slackness in
the mascot business the Boat's his
toric place as a ship's ma.jcot is be
ing taken by the cat, who U reported
to be flocking on board shl; in large
numDei-s. ice navy parr it Is also
losing his perch on the Navy's guns,
giving way to the more respectable
dog, who is now going down to the
sea in ships mre than ever before.
Shave With Cuticura Soap
The healthy up-to-date Cuticura
way. Dip brush in hot water and
rub on Cuticura Soap. Then make
lather on face and rub In for a mo
ment with fingers. Make a second
lathering and shave. Anoint any Ir
ritation with Cuticura Ointment, then
wash all off with Cuticura Soap.
Nothing better for sensitive skins.
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