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Page Twelve.
Saturday, Dec. 30, 1922
(Continued From Page One.)
ucceed.s himself on the Otty Plan
commission. Mr. Eaimea, wTio heads
the Singvr Matin fa curtng company
: hore, has had much experience on
f tha commission and has reappoint,
ment is considered recognition of
that experience and service by Mayor
Succeeding Walter B. Lashar on
the commision is Walter M. Redfield.
Mayor Atwater today indicated, when
4t was pointed out that Mr. Red
field is a resident of Fairfield, that
there would be no change. The
mayor said that the only reason Mr.
Iashar was replaced was because he
Was a resident of another town. At
the time Mr. Redfield. who is a real,
estate operator, was named the
mayor did not know that he- too was
resident of that town.
Rumba m RoapiointcJ.
William K. Burnham is reappointed
to the Board of Apportionment, a ipo
eition he has held for mr.n.y years,
feeing president of that bodv several
times. His experience and knowl
edge of the financial affairs of the
eity make him exceedingly quaMfled. J Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, of Xew Mexico, and AUorney
r- rsurnnam is arso reappointea to tJenorai .Harry M. Dauglierty, of Ohio, are reported considering resigning
from President Harding's Cabinet, for political us well as financial reasons.
the Board of Contract and -Supiply,
the purcha.si.ng 'body of the city. Both
positions are honorary and no com
pensation is attached to them.
John A. Ueverty succeeds himself
on the Apportionment board. Mr.
iLeverty has almost an equal amount
of experience on the board as has
Mr. Burnham. He is n druggist and
fcas a chain of stores throughout the
City. He is better known as "Gus"
Goddard Chosen.
Robert D. Goddard, an active Dem
ocrat, a member of the Fifth district
and candidate for state treasurer on
the last Democratic state ticket is
appointed to the board succeeding
Xfeiniel J. Clifford. ' Mr. Goddard is.
treasurer of the Bridgeport Trust
company and has an expert knowl
edge of finance. He is a Bridgeport
Anker S. LyQine, president or the
B. M. G. Mfg. company, with a plant
on Cherry street, is also appointed
to the apportionment board. Mr.
i-.yhne resides at 905 Noble avenue, is
a manufacturer and has a. knowledge
of finance.
N'oyea E. Ailing and Clinton Barn
um Seeley, both menVbers of the SinK
Ing Fund Commission succeed them
selves. Mr. Ailing is well known in
business circles. Mr. Seeley is a
member of the Park Board and Is u
Gets $l,fO0 Job.
William P. Corr, who was dubbed
sight hand man to former Democrat
ic Town Chairman John A. Cornell in
the last primary battle and who
waged a primary battle several
times, each time losing against the
forces of Alderman Daniel Kenney
and George P. Flynn. is appointed by
the mayor to the Board of Appraisal
a position which pays $1,000 early.
IFlynn was originally scheduled for
the position. Ill feeling in the Sec
ond district is expected. .
The Oyster Ground Committee,
comprising Charles L. Lewis. Wm.
Tickey and Charles S. King, remains
the same.
Charity Commissioners.
William H. Clark, a Democrat of
tht. Eifflv h district, and a well known
plumber, succeeds Jbhn F. McDon
augh as c-haroty commissioner. F.
William Behrens. well known butcher
succeeds himself.
John Berglund. superintendent of
the Smith & Ege Mfg. company, is
appointed to tthe Paving and Sewer
commission .to ake the place made
vacant ny tile death of John Reilly.
Mr. Berglund resides at -02 Wilson
Organization of the Police board
will be perfected Tuesday, . President
Philo Calhoun announced today. He
Will probably succeed nimlf as
president. Pessimistic le!iiocra;s
aid today that the mayor's move m
reappointing Stanley and Calhoun
was a move to prevent Police Cora,
missinner William H. Ryan .from be
ing elected president.
. 1 1.1. . ..
iree vacancies in the Fire depart -
ft will be Blled when it meets. Ap-
pssn nit or two new men is pro-
for in the budget. The vawn-
to be filled are the berths of the
.ant. Charles J. Kerr ami Lieut.
rmas F. Burns. Also the vacancy
atd by the resignation of Hose-
Clifford Bright. Two promotions
be made also.
"he terms of the arnpointees to the
iking Fund commission will expire
th the end of next vetir as the
Bimission will no lunger b needed
take care of bonds.
International Situation Still Somewhat Tense, Al
though Less Troublous Many Problems Yet
Remain to Be Solved.
(I. X. S. Staff Correspondent.)
Xew York. Dec. 30. There was a
lessening of turbulence, if not of ten
sion, in Europe during 1922. but the
end of the year stil-1 sees manv acute
international questions pending. rco
new wars were begun, and the year
witnessed the end of two minor con
flicts .the struggle between Greece
nnd Turkey in Asia Minor and tnat
between Spain and the Riff tribesmen
in Morocco. Both had been in pro
gress about two years.
From an international political
viewport the most important event of
sion here in January, 1923, to fund
the principal f the debt.
Sultan Banished
Tradition of centuries collapsed -in
November when the Turkish N'ation
alist Assembly abolished the Sultanate
it Constantinople and the Sultan fled
to Malta upon a British warship Mo
hammed VI., the Sultan not only was
-horn of his temporal powers, but was
deprived of his high and holy office
of Caliph head of the Mohammedan
church. At the end of November
Abdul Mecijid Effendi was elected
Caliph by the Xational Assembly at
Angora. The beginning of 1923 finds
the year was the return of the Turk Mohammed VT. still in exile at Malta
ma xuLuie :M.;ii.us undetermined.
Harding In Congress.
President Harding has addressed
Congress four times during the year
tnvoro;ntv nveT- nil nf Thrace (Fiiro. on February 10. a sroecial message
pean territory) east of Maritza River. I in which he successfully urged ratiri
Undcr the old Sevres Treaty, which is 'nation of the Washngton conference
to Europe. Following the decisive
defeat of the Greek Army in Asia
Minor the N'ear East armistice proto
col, which was signed at Mundanla
Dublin. Dec. 30. Seven Free State
lliers wore injured todav in a col
Ion of a military lorry and a street
London. Dec. 30. French cooks.
125 in number, provided a feast of
Lucu.'lus for 300 quests, members of
the Hotel and Restaurant Proprie
tors tmi.
Baby lamb from Paulliac. ducks
rom Rouen. .Russian and terrapin
t'Kilred in the m.nu of this
which, in full, was:
La Tasse de Terrapin
Le i:ch:ma
La timba'.e do sole Carmen
La selle de Paulliac Saladaise
Les Petits Pois aux Latues
L'Aiguillette d Kouennais
Brillat Savarin
La Salade gastronomme
Le Cardon au Parmesan
Lcs Mignardises
La Corbeillo de Fruits.
"The Rouen duck." according to
supplanted by the new covenant at
Lausanne, the Turks had been de
prived of all the European soil they
formerly held.
Constantino Exiled.
Although this war had been start
ed before Constantine returned to the
Greek throne in December. 1920, from
his exile, in Switzerland, he and bis
ministers were held responsible for
the collapse. Constantine was forced
to abdicate and half a dozen of his
ministers were tried, condemned and
Prince Andrew, Constantine's broth
er, was tried, but owing to the pro
tests which poured into Greece from
all Europe clemency was shown and
the military tribunal of the Greek
Revolutionary Committee sentenced
him to life-long exile instead of death.
vnon the ISear East peace con
ference convened at Lausanne on No
vember 13 there appeared every, pros
pect of a final settlement of the Near
East, but the conference grew into
a dead: rk and then the Russians en
tered with demands regarding the
Dardanelles which threatened to
wreck it forthwith. The Russians
went even further than the Turks in
demanding Turkish concessions on the
Turkish Straits.
Would Close Straits.
The common Russo-Turkish de
mand was that the Dardanelles should
be closed to' warships of all nations
but Turkey; that the Turks should be
allowed to fortify them but that they
should be open to the world's com
merce. The L'nited States participated in the
Xear East Peace Conference, show
ing more activity than at any other
international gathering since the
Paris Peace Cenfernce.
Two conferneces were held in tn
effort to settle the Russian problem
the first at Genoa and the second
at The Hague. Both were fruitless.
Under the Lloyd George regime
Great Britain maintained a policy
of moderation toward both Germany
and Russia, which dis-ploased Franee
very much and brought the two coun
tries to the verge of an open rupture
many times.
Lloyd George Resigns
Tn October the Lloyd George Cab
inet resigned. A general election was
hold in Britain on November 20, and
a Tory government, headed bv An
drew Bonar Law. as Premier. " came
into office. The newly-elected Brit
ish Parliament convened on Novem
ber 26 and immediately- enacted the
Irish Constitution bill. In the mean
time Bonar Law and his colleagues
were working out a new policv on
German indemnity and international
debts nearer to the French view
point. It appeared certain that lft3
would see an agreement between Bri
tain nnd France by which the British
would recall the Balfour reparations
note, reduce the size of the French
debt to Britain and in return receive
assurances that France would reduce
the omoiint of German indemnity to
assist German trade, industry and
nnance back to normal.
There was a renemi Tirti- .
iwi aaunem. in
M. Latry. chief cook of the feast, "-n-as 1 ' " " "V... lle asnington
.... ir, o . t . " . " I v lujournea
... ... ' , vii'-- il aifirter
erurreo wun tno oiro s liver and mush- ;
rooms. L he slices when carved
early in the vear.
agreeing to limitation of navni
armaments. Great Britain .t,M
I like fine quiUs orfaethera R , ???d lKS
for the terrapin soup.
Grandmother kept her hair beauti
fully darkened, glossv and attractive
With a brew of Sage Tea and Sulphur.
Whenever her hair took on that dull,
faded or streaked appearance, this
simple mixture :,s applied with' won
derful effect. By asking at any drug
etore for "Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur
Cotnpuond," you will get a large bot
tle of this old-time recipe, improved
by the addition of other ingredients.
Mil ready to use. at very little cost!
This simple mixture can be depended
upon to restore natural color and
beauty to the hair.
A well-known downtown druggist
fays everybody uses NVveth's Sace arid
Sulphur Compound now because it Uso failed to rally much from the
...... . .... iii.uim. jnii eeniy inai sow level or their depreciation.
it. u. bcw uacK.
On December 1 a disarmament con
ference opened at Moscow, with six
powers patlcipating- Russia. Poland
Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Etho
ma. Rumania had been invited to
attend, but failed to do so. Russia
agreed to cut down her
I fourth its size, demohiliudnii enn nnn
men and retaining 200.000. She' of
fered further to reduce some of the
divisions to the rank of militia, so
that they would not be under arms
The League of Nations discussed
disarmament at Geneva, but failed
to do more than urge the disarma
ment commmission to make concrete
proposals instead of continuing the
discussions in a general way.
Finances Shaky
The international financial situation
gave much anxiety throughout the
year. While the British pound ster
ling gained in value continually the
tiermnn mark fell to the unprecedent
ed figure of 9.200 for one American
(ioltnr 17".... .v. a t . . . i
I .t.i., .Liu imiiaii money
noDody can tell it has been applied
Its so easy to use too. Too simply
dampen a comb or soft brush and
raw it through your hair, takine one
rand at a time. By morning the
fray nair disappears: after another
Lppiication or two, it Is restored to
natural color and looks glossy, soft
oeauttrul. Adv.
During 1922 the Cnited States re
'eveide the firs: payments upon war
loans advanced to the European Al
lies. Great Britain paid $100 000.000
in two installments of $50,000,000
each on account of back Interest upon
the $4,277,000,000 borrowed here In
war time. At the same time arrange
ments were made to send a commis-
treaties without delay; on February
- another special message urging
nactment of a ship subsidy bill; an
other fjnecial message on November
21 on the same subject, and finally
on Dec ember S, his annual message to
the regular session of the Sixty-Seventh
Congress "on the state of the
Th year was signalled by a steady
Administration drive to cut down ex
penses of Government all along the
line. The bee of economy has ap
plied the sting to every grea gov
ernmental agency, and far-reaching
economies have been ffecteded.
The annual budget of appropriations
for 1324, submitted to Congress this
month by President Harding, showed
a saving of nearly $200,000,000 over
the ipreceding year.
The .total estimated appropriations
needed for the conduct of the Gov
ernment in the next fiscal year was
shown to b; $3,369,106,523.19, but of
this sum, it was pointed out by the
President .approximately half repre
sents 'fixed charges' that is, charges
which cannot be reduced by any
amount of governmental economy
interest on liberty Bonds, pension
payments, etc.. that only time can
scale down.
Few Assassinated
Despite the unrest throughout Eu
rope 4ni the activity of extremists
there Jyere few assassinations. The
most noted case of murder was the
killing of Dr. Walter Ratthenau, for
mer German Foreign Secretary, who
waa shot down in the streets of Ber
lin by three youths who afterward
committed suicide to avoid capture.
A notable feature of the year was
the growing strength of the counter
movement against Bolshevism. 'This
movement made its greatest strides in
Italy, where the Fascisti successfully
fought the Socialists and Communists
and gained control of the government.
The Fascisti is an extreme nationalist
organization that was created to com.
bat the lied movement In Italy. Pre
mier Mussolini is one of its founders,
and he has been granted dictatorial
powers at Rome until the end of 1923.
Xotahle Weddings
There were three marriages of in
ternational interest.
Princess Mary, only daughter of
King George and Queen Mary of Eng
land, was married at London to Vis.
count Laascelles.
Wilhelm von Hohenzollern. former
Kaiser and war lord of Germany, was
married to Princess Hermine of Reuss
at Doom.
King Alexander of Jugo-SIavia was
married to Princess Marie of Rumania
at Belgrade.
Conditions in Austria grew from
bad ' to worse throughout the year
and toward the end of 1922 it was ad
mitted by .the Viennese government
that the country was so near utter
collapse that it probably could not be
saved. The League of Nations then
authorized a loan. The loan question
ls at present hanging fire in the Brit
ish House of Commons. It is estimated
that $50,000,000 will be needed to re
store the Austrian government to any
semblance of solvency.
"I wish I could grasp the hand, of every citizen of the city and
say to each and every one. 'I wish you a Iiappy and prosperous New
tear'." said Mayor Fred Atwater today on the eve of the new year.
"To me the new year cannot be but bright for the city and for
each individual. From my office here in City Hall I can see the in
dustrial horizon brightening and a year of civic progress ahead.
Reports of employment increasing reach me and are extremely
gratifying. Before the Xew Year is well begun the city will be well
toward its normal condition.
"I want to say that 1 shall contiue dur;ng the New Year to
fulfill my promise- to the people for good and e'ffienemt government
and if I've made any mistakes during the departing year I shall cer
tainly profit by them during the coming New Year.
"Fe-eling confident that these anticipations will be fulfilled I
again wish all a most happy and successful New" Year."
British Debt Commission
Leaves for America
New Haven. Dec. 30. Disclosure
by Secretary Hughes m his speech
last night of the belief of the Wash
ington government that an interna
tional commission of financiers, in.
eluding Americans, might well be
called in 'to recommend a meihod of
settlement for the reparations crisis,
apparently leaves the next move in
the hands of the Allied premiers.
The American suggestion Mr
Hughes specified, was ofTered ' as an
alternative in the event that the pre
m:ers at "heir Paris mee in? next
Tuesday fail to find a basis for ad.
.iustment of their views "among
t hemselves."
The secretary stressed the
3tkrvi vy k:
ri. " . .-ap! s ui otanity Bald
win, British Chancellor of the
Excheeiuer, who, witli members of the
British Debt Commission, has sailed
for America to discuss the British war
debt and to attempt to fund the debt
and reduce the interest charge of 42
per cent, demanded by Congress.
(I. X. S. Staff Correspondent.)
London, Dec. 30. Parliament is
flirting with the delicte subject of
President of Police
Board Says Promo
tions Have Been De
served by Department
"The board believes that due to the
work these men have done and the
aid they have rendered to the de
tective department their services are
worthy of recognition and it is very
probable that, if th'? financial strain
is -not too much upon the city coffers
these men will be promoted to the
rank of detective sergeant."
This was the first statement iseuied
to the press by Presidnt Philo C. Cal
houn of the Board of Police Commis
sioners following his reappointment
to that board this morning by Mayor
For the subject of the interview
he chose the much discussed Bureau,
of Investigation, following a report
current this morning that provision
bad been made in the budget for the
promotion of these men. That the
promotions are slated and that the
only obstacle that can prevent the
men from receiving their long deserv
ed promotion would be the failure of
the Board of Apportionment to grant
the money was the gist of a further
statement issued by President Cal
houn. The men who are in line for pro
motion are Patrolmen W. A. Auger,
D. E. McPadden, D. A. Brolley, W
A. Foster, J. H. Doyle. M. J. Lamey,
T. M. McNamara, P. J. Muhpjjr, and
T. J. Maloney. Sergeant Michael Ar
nolsky, who is now in charge of the
bureau, will probably be promoted to
the rank of lieutenant.
The Investigation Bureau is a
branch of the Detective Department
and the men in the bureau have been
assigned to it for the past three years.
The city ordnance provides that any
patrolman doing plain clothes duty
for the period of one year, will be eli-
j sible for promotion to the rank of
Detective Sergeant. The Dromotiona
their stores at all times," he says.
The association beiieves that there
tare many drug stores being operated
by former saloon keepers and form
er bartenders, who feel they are safe
if they operate behind a drug sign.
Sale of drugs is a nuisance to these
places, the association contends, in
announcing a campaign of education
on an elaborate scale to acquaint the
public with the fact that patronizing
such places is dangerous. They are
run primarily for retailing "hooch"
and are not competent i handle
drugs. Partonizing them is a con
stant danger to the patron, the asso
ciation says.
raising its own salary
Members of the House of Commons' wlu not be broached again until April.
au prestriiL uiiv -j j -j jivunuo ........ ...
in salary, an amount equivalent to
:ess than $2,000. and, there is a gen
eral opinion that this should be raised
to at least 1.000 a year, or approxi
mately $5,000.
Although the present salary hardly
pays the expenses of a member of
the House of Commons, there is somo
reluctance on the part of the leaders
to increase their own salaries at the
present time, when there is grave un
rest throughout the country because
of unemployment.
Any move to increase salaries of
commoners will probably meet with
opposition from members of the La
bor Party, who will urge that at a
time when thousands of men are
walking the streets without work
Parliament can ill afford to spend
the nation's money in increased Iegr
slative salaries. This will afford a
real test of the sincerity of the Labor
members, too. because of all mem
bers the Laborites are as a rule less
able to live upon their salaries. The
ccreat majority of the Labor mem
bers are men who have given up
their trades and businesses in order
to serve in the House of Commons,
and they find they are scarcely able
to live upon their salaries. Many or
hem have given up all attempts at
fulfilling some of the requisites of
members of Parliament. ( particularly
those aged old customs with regird
to dress. Ramsay MacDonald, th
Labor leader, appears in Commons
garbed in a baggy tweed suit and of
fers a striking contrast to Bonar
Law, who generally wears a cutaway
coat with the customary striped
The. Labor members of the House
rJ Commons, as well as many other
m-embers w-ho are "new poor." really
need an increase in salary, but it Is
doubtful whether they will take it
until the present tinemployment dis
' ress has been reTeved.
"We are not campaigning against
bootlegging in general," Watson an
nounces. "We are simply seeking to
purge our own business of prohi
bition violations." To this end the
association plans to furnish evidence
of liquor violations to the police and
to follow up cases in court involving
druggists to see they are not pigeonholed.
Self-suTporting penitentiaries is the
hobby of Charles Brandon Booth,
president of the Prison Development
League and son of Maud Ballington
Booth . Under his plan of prison re
form the pententiaries will cease to be
a burden to the taxpayers of the
States. They will become self-supporting.
He advocates that the State prisons
be reorganized along industrial lines,
with crafts positions of varying pro
ficiency -available, with a scale of
wages, determined by skill, effective,
with a minimum of $4 daily to each
worker. Such a wage, he says, could
be paid the convicts without loss to
the State.
Oeorge M. Cobn i go'ng to appear
fad London in one of his own plays
and his first appearance ls being
awaited wt'h considerable interest.
Particular ineret attaches to the re
tention Cohan will eo.t from the Lon
don cr'tics.'who haven't sen any of ! son
bis work for some time. Of late the
London critics have been very harsi
wth American dramatist's and actors
and have spared no efforts to con
vince the people of their fair foggy
city that noth'ng ?ood in the theatre
can ever be expected to come out of
America. "Ragtime is the only art
the Americans have." the London
critics claim, and it rema'ns to ne
seen whether even Georsre M Cohan
can show them wares which they wMl
have to applaud- American motion
pictures make wonderful progress tn
London, probably because British pic
tures are so wretched, but American
drama has hsrd sledding, and th"
critics will applaud a mot. medicore
British production, while a good
American production is thoroughiy
dissected with a good deal of venom,
The Ice Is broken. All England
seems to be wriring for the maga
zines and nev-snaners now. The In
troduction of Amr'can dollars Into
the coCers of English literary agents
is probably responsible. England
long knew that the Americans weren't
verv careful of their money, but they
never dreamed that they would pay
t'oo money for wr'ten word so
eisl'y. Now the discovery h been
made, almost everybody in ErgTancI
who has ever had his picture In the
papers feQls coalified to write unnn
any subec- in the world and to offer
it to American newspapers at .famu
l.ius prices.
Another feature of Booth's pro
gramme is the provision for restitu
tion. Loss resulting from the crime
OF THE PRISONER, not exceeding
$1 a day, in case of murder the money
lu go io aepenaents or the slain per-
1923 TO GET
Probabliy just as hilariously as be
fore prohibition went into effect, will
the Ntw Vear be ushered into be.ng
tomorrow night. Because the last
day of the old year is Sunday some
clubs aP.- plainming to hold their cele
brations this evening.
The Delta Ivapiia Delta Fratermty
of the University school will enter
tain its friends at a Prom and Mardl
Gras this evening in the Masonic
Temple. Many reservations -have
been made for the dir.aer dance this
evening at the Brooklawn Country
cluh There will be a Xew Year's
breakfast at 1 o'clock on New Year's
Day at the club and the women's
committee will be in charge of a tea
dance from 6 until 7 o'clock on the
same day.
A delightful concert will be given
by the New Haven Symphony Orches
tra tomorrow night from 9 until 12
o'clock at the Algonquin club. Broad
way Jones' Cocuanut Grove Orches
tra will play for dancing from mid
night until 4 a. m. The New Year
events at the Seaside and Elks clubs
will be run on about this same sched
ule. At the Bridgeport club, dinner
will be served at 10 o'clock and danc
ing will begin at midnight.
A vocal entertainment from 9 un
til 12 o'clock will be enjoyed at the
American Legion club house tomor
row night and dancing will be in
order from midnight until 4 o'clock.
Between 11 and 12 o'clock refresh
ments will bo served.
The Knights of Columbus club and
St. Joseiph's T. B. and L. association
will have open house on Monday with
dancing in the evening. The cele
bration at the I. O. O. F. temple will
begin at 3 o'clock on New Year's af
ternoon and continue until midnight.
All Odd Fellows, their families and
their friends are invited to attend.
Refreshments will be served in the
banquet hall and there will be special
favors for the children.
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have agreed to honor doctors' pre
scriptions for coal.
Furnace coal, in regular aizes, ls al
most impossible to get, dealers ad
mitted today. "We have plenty of
substitutes, but no regular sizes," the
tierkshire Mills company said today.
"At the present time we are using
five different kinds of substitutes and
shipments are very slow."
Stamford, Dec. 30 (I. N. S.)
Damage of more than $1,000 ls es
timated today as having been done
to the home of Joseph Gattl, on the
third floor of the six-family wooden
apartment house at 16 West Henry
street, following a blaze that started
when an oil stove set fire to a table
cloth while the family were in an
other room.
A young lady in the adjoining
apartment discovered the fire and
turned in the alarm in time to avoid
a more destructive blaze. Two rooms
were completely gutted.
Chicago, Dec. 30 Stillson's, last of
Chicago's famous old timie bars, will
close forever tonight.
Located for more than 30 years at
Madison and Dearborn streets, Still
son'6 was known from coast to coast
as a center of the city's night life.
Thie place has been operated as a
coffee shop since the official death of
John Barleycorn.
This week Is Maple Nut Ice Cream,
Raspberry Sherbet and Cherry Ice
Cream. For Sunday and New Year's.
At N. H. Dairy dealers oply. Adv.
Poli's Vaudeville Theatre
Chicago. Dec. 30. Policeman Wil
liam J. O'Malley was shot and killed
early today by one of the three gun
men who had shot a Medill High
school girl returning home with three
fellow students from tbeir "prom" at
the West End Women's Club.
The' wounded g,irl is Miss Minnie
Finkelstein, 17. She was shot
through the hip and taken to a hos
pital. Maine Youth Arrested
Here Returned Home
Following a stay at Hillside Home,
from December 13 last, until today,
during which time the local police
have been in communication with the
sheriffs' office at Patton. Me., in an
effort to locate his father, from w:iom
he has been separated for the past
five years, and the subsequent failure
to do so, the State Board of Charities
acting on advices received from the
Maine sheriff, this morning shipped to
that place. Ercell Jones, IS, who was
picked up by the local police in the
East End freight yards about two
weeks ago.
At the time he was taken into r
tody the boy evinced a desire to join
the Navy, but police held him waiting
word from his father. After notifying
the Maine officials they received word
that the father of the boy was in the
woods trapping and would rot return
until early spring, but that If the boy
was sent to Maine ample provision
would be made for his welfare. He
was sent home today.
Annual T. U. S.
Prom Tonight
The Delta Ka,ppa Delta. Fraternity
of the University school will hold its
New Year's Eve Prom and Mardi.
Grasi, this evening in rjie Masonic
Temple. It will be an informal af
fair and admission will be by invita
tion only.
During the early part of the even
ing t.here will be dancing and fron
10 to 12 the Mardi-Gras will be if.
progress. Francis J. Kane, '23, Is
chairman of the committee assisted
bv Frank Grabber. '23;' Dick Avery,
23; and William Lewis, '23.
over that cut OTid see how it heals
Little cats and scratches are aggra
vating and painful, and they can even
become dangerous if infected. Prevent
such a condition by cleansing the in
jured spot well, and then applying
antiseptic balsams soothe while they
heal. A physician's prescription, and
recommended widely, it is no longer
an experiment to thousands who have
used it successfully for various slfin
affections. At all druggists.
MURRAY In this city. Dee. 29.
192 2. Oa-therlne F., wife of Edward
J. Murray.
Friends are invited to aittiend the
funeral at heir late residence. 225
Orchard street, on Monday. Jan. 1,
1923, ait 8:30 a. m.. and from St.
Charles' church; at 9 a. mH with
6olemin high mass.
Interment at St. Michael' ewrrae
tery. BOTSFOHD In this Cltv, Deo. 29,
1922, Charles Henry Botsf ond. tn
his 7 let year.
Friends are invilted to attend tlie
funeral from Henrv E. Bishop's
Mortuary Chapel. 274 Fairfield ave
nue, on Sunday, Dec 31st. at 1
Interment at Berkshire cemetery.
Newtown. Conn. Friends may view
his remains on Saturday and Sun
day. a
VENTTJLETT In this city, Dec 2 8.
1922, Jennie S. Verttulett, beloved
wife of Frederick Vemtuiett, afired 48
years. 4 months, 14 ttaya.
Friends are invited to attend the
funeral from her lalte residence.
East Main street. Stratford, on Sun
day afternoon at 2:30 p. m.
interment at family rflot. Union '
cemetery, Stratford. T9to
George P. Potter
Funeral Director
that settlement by
Kinsas City. Mo.. Tee. 3V "Never
irf1 little dru store. don't err.
you'll a booze shop bye nnd b--p."
There are 2.ono drucr stores in Mis-
iscvurl: several soore of them are be:n
view i onerated as drner stores to camon-
ne nrpn p-e T-ao i j.i i i
TiZJ . u pointed out that whi-h ls their rei business
'"JjP agreement, toe world
might be facing the employment of
rorcioie means to collect reparations
iron wermany and outlined the dan- :
ger to world peace the American gov- '
ernment foresaw In that course.
The plain wnrning to Allied s-ates- j
men that the 1'nltea States could not !
look-with favor on attempted forcible
collection was reiterated by Mr. alternative that would "ooen hor.
Hughes in his address and the financial fullv the wav for American helpful
commission plan put forward as an ness."
So pays C. M. Watpnn. p-osMenf r
the Betail Druerdsts' A'-!aTJ.
which has adopted fis its sloe-an: "Pv
the bootleggers from behind the pre
serTtion case."
'These drug scores do no even ct.
nly with the law requiring a reen
tered pharmacist to be In charge r
ir -.kkT
To Our Customers and Friends
with full appreciation for your
patronage during the past
year we extend to you and
yours, our best wishes for a
happy and prosperous
American Hardware Stores, Inc.
Fairfield Ave. and Middle St.
All That Is Hardware and More.
Brown & Adley
S. A. McKeon B. 3261
T. H. Brown B. 7454
J. V Adley B. 488
WANTED Man with car to sell guar
anteed Cord tines. Will arrange sal
ary and expense with right man.
ord-O-Van Rubber Compajiy. 1108 So.
Michigan Ave., Chicago, 111. T30bp
Brakemen, Colored Train Porters, on
large Connecticut P.oads, write for in
formation, $126-200 month. Experience
unnecessary, Inter-Railway, Dept. 12S,
Indianapolis. Ind. ap
WIDE-AWAKE MAN to take charge or
our local trade. No experience or cap
ital required. Pay starts at once.
Write today. Albert Mills, Employ
ment Manager, 8182 American Pldg ,
Cincinnati, O. ap
District of Connecticut.
In the Matter of: HERMAN X.
COHN and SAMUEL ABltAMS, co.pan
wers. Alleged Bankrupts. In Bankruptcy.
Upon Confirmation of Composition.
Notice ls Hereby Given, That Herman ,
I. Cohn and Samuel Abrams, co-partners,
of Stamford, in the County or
Fairfield, and State of Connecticut, have
filed their application dated December
22, 1322, for a confirmation of a composi
tion of 25 per cent, proposed by theti.
payable as follows: 20 per cent, in casli
upon the confirmation of the composition;
promissory note for 2 per cent, paya
ble April X. 1S23, and promissory note for
2 per cent, payable July i. 1923; which
application has been referred to the un
dersigned as Special Master; and that
all their creditors and other persons In
terested, objecting to such confirmation,
may at?"d before John Keojrh. Esq.,
Referee In Bankruptcy and Special M ft--..
re. at tba county Court House. Bridge;
port. Conn., on January 5, ME3, at IS
a. n-... then and there to examine tn
bankrupts and to show cause. If any
they have, why such composition shall
not be confirmed.
Referee in Bankruptcy and Special
Bridgeport. Conn, Dee. SO, 1822. a

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