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Bridgeport Standard Telegram (Newspaper) - July 7, 1919, Bridgeport, Connecticut STANDARD 49 STREET Office Open AU Day and for News and TEL. 0100 WEATHER FAIR TODAY Detailed Report and Miniature Almanac See Page 2.) VOL. NO. 49. as second class matter at the post at under act of 1879 MONDAY JULY 7, 1919. Subscription 12 cents a 50 cents a 53 for six for one year 18 SUPER REACHES ARRIVES AT GOAL WITHOUT AID OF AMERICAN WARSHIPS WEATHERING GALE WITH PETROL SUPPLY LOW BRIDGEPORT SALOONS TO REOPEN TODAY FOR SALE OF Decision Is Reached After Prolonged Meeting of Liquor Men of State at Hartford and Against Advice of Sell Beer a Brew Is Arrest for Test Case Practically all saloons in Bridgeport will to-day or tomorrow for the sale of per cent. The decision to open was reached after a lengthy at a meeting of the Connecticut Liquor Dealers association in New Haven yesterday Counsel for the organization would not advise bers to but the sentiment of the meeting was favorable to at least until there are further developments in the Dealers Are The dealers who attended the meeting were inclined to take an optimistic view of the ex- pressing the opinion that within the next two months demobilization will be declared making the present prohibition law null and Until that time they expect to keep open for the sale of light at a according to statements of for the acA commodation of the Thomas president ot the Bridgeport association of at- tended the meeting He said last night that after talking the situation over at great the men who attended the meeting concluded that they might as well open and await further They are all he that some dealers have been selling intoxicants on the quiet and the dealers who have obeyed the law in the past believe they aie justified in opening wide for the sale of 2.75 per beer which they believe is Expect an It is expected that a the State Liquor will arrested for selling early this week and that of the law will be made on It is understood that the have been given assurance that will be rushed to a that a verdict may be rgn the future in this state will ibe Some dealers are ber of elation 5 beer upon jf it be legal for open lor business on Sunday Jn of the fact that the product they ing for sale Js There were no saloons day and no dealer could be who would admit that opening on president of State Liquor when asked whether he believed dealers open on the replied that he is convinced that no table dealer Retail dealers are complaining against the price of charged by which they consider ex- The present price is from to Three years ago it sold for and MILFORD CHILD DIES OF BURNS SUFFERED SATURDAY Burns received while playing with matches proved fatal to Albert 5 years old of George in port hospital The died at 5 o'clock yesterday after- He was burned about body and Carlis Fields of New Haven Found in Eight Feet of Carlis 29, of 29 Elizabeth yew was drowned yesterday while in swimming near Walnut the tic efforts of Life Guards Alfred Realff and Joseph Coles to reach him before he went The was later located In eight feet of water and taken Efforts to revive the drowned man by the guards and Dr. C. K. Heady of who was rushed to the scene with a were without Fields went to the shore early yesterday morning with Miss Jennie 24, of 37 Atterson for a day's Hiss was not in the water at the time of the accident and did not know anything had happened to her escort until attracted by the shouts of the life guards and ple on the The dead man was about yards off shore when Realff and Coles became aware he was in dis- They immediately took to and when 50 yards from Fields they saw him They were able to locate the spot where he had gone down by air Frank E. Smith of Long Beach was close to the scene in a rowboat and when the guards arrived at the spot they had last seen he joined them in attempts to locate the After diving to locate the man for nearly half an hour they made their way to the shore for a ing A systematic search shortly after brought about the re- covery of the body and it was ried ashore in Smith's Medical Examiner L. J. Pons of Devon was called to the beach and after an examination or the declared death had been caused by It is believed Fields was overcome by a Refreshing Breeze Following Early Morning Storm Sends Mercury Down to 86 Degrees on During Day Reaches 90 Per Cent. THOUSANDS AT BEACHES Surf Rider at Lordship Manor Features Bathing Daring and Fairfield Beaches Attract Big Bernard Galego Dying Following Dive Into Shallow Water at Park Crowd Raises Alarm When Diver Fails to Come Up and Rescue Is Effected by Volunteer Life Saver Who Later cues Edward Who Got Into Difficulties in Deep Two men were saved from ing while bathing at Seaside park yesterday by members of the United States Volunteer Life Saving stationed at the municipal bathing Bernard 28 years of Main was knocked unconscious when he dived from a raft into shallow He was rescued by Jeremiah J. Murphy and L. members of the and taken to St. Vincent's where surgeons say his tion is because of a spinal Edward of 9 Lee avenue went out beyond his depth and rowly escaped He was rescued by J. J. Murphy and after a half hour's treatment recovered to be sent to his Galego was one of a crowd of bathers who were swimming from the raft at the park yesterday Apparently overlooking the fact that the water was and hardly more than the bather dived BO much BO that his head forcibly struck the When ho failed to arise to the surface became and their cries attracted Murphy and who were Galego was recovered by the two but meanwhile he had swallowed a large quantity of Brought The Emergency hospital was and the life savers worked over the bringing him back to consciousness by the time the ambulance His gave rise to the be- lief that he was injured and Dr. Weiss caused him to be taken to the Late last night it was stated that condition was and that an had been taken to determine whether or not his spine had been rescue at the pai k curred late in the with Ills mother an witness The young man got 100 yards off when those nearby noticed he was m J. J. Murphy was the first to reach and soon had completed his second rescue of the He was given treatment by members of the and later was sent to his Six Rescues In During the hot spell last week the guards at the park figured in six rescues and probably 100 first aid These latter consist not only of the care given to but to anyone who happen to be injured at the On Saturday afternoon a little girl a deep laceration in her head while walking m the lots beyond the After first aid treatment by the she was taken to the Emergency hospital for While playing near thp monument yesterday another lad cut his He received attention at the and later at the gency the wound was closed with three A shift in the carrying with it refreshing breezes and relief to un- comfortable early Sunday The mercury's highest point was 86, vastly different from the torrid weather which pre- vailed for three days On the other the showers brought along a heavy air the humidity yesterday measuring about The change in the wind was no- about 2 a. m. lowing the breeze which sprang the air became surcharged and distant rumblings of thunder gave notice of the ing At o'clock the rain started to and though it ed but a comparatively short the was about inches People Hurried To As the day progressed the sun became and those bent on a at the shores hurriedly completed preparations to got All transportation facilities were carrying maximum ands travelling to seek enjoyment and relief at the different The exodus was still on at 4 o'clock in the afternoon when the skies suddenly darkened and conditions promised a The rain held off until o'clock and from that time on through the intermittent showers Lordship Manor would edly have established a record far greater than on had the rain held off yesterday It is estimated about people were at this beach yesterday after- noon when the storm With about 7 crowds were still arriving to go into the but the ram and held back what is believed would have been an attendance The bathers and visitors hers had additional attractions other than those usually The ment airplane jumped off a couple of and much interest was centered upon the plane and its Surf Rider Another unadvertised feature during the when the crowds along the beach caught their first glimpse of a surf buoy and such as are common along the Pacific and A motor boat had the surf buoy in and the sight of its rider standing and riding as gracefully as a brought the resire for a trial to many of the The estimated attendance at side yesterday was while it Is estimated ing the day at least enjoyed the water along the beach adjoining the park sea When the storm broke Capt. Baum and his ants Rustled to give shelter to the throng of women and The entire including the dance hall was thrown open and the women and children were given separate rooms to rest until the storm passed It was a busy day for the members of the U. S. Volunteer Life Saving their work for the day consisting of two daring rescues six first aid Fairfield beach was crowded ing the estimated ance ranging from to The afternoon storm broke up the disappointed thousands had planned to wait for high The weather man er weather with moderate temperature for s-o portera can hope and reasonably be- lieve the heat wave has been REFUSES TO RECOGNIZE BELA KUN Declares Maintenance of is Still the One Person Killed and Seven Injured As Saturday's Rioting Over Cost of Living Is SHOPS RANSACKED Mayor's Followed by Hungry Crowds Go from Store to deering 6. the Associated One person was killed and seven were injured in a renewal of rioting over the high cost of There has been much firing by the detailed to keep Mobs again have become violent and the ransacking of shops has been re- All workers are Idle under a general During the day goods of aJl kind have been distributed to people un- der the supervision of the mayor and the military The distribution was conducted at each store Large crowds congregated at each place so as to be sure to receive the benefits of new prices decreed at ten the o'clock this morning by the All commodities have been re- from fifty to seventy per cent. i. Stores Sold Lack organization in opening the various shops where goods were requisitioned Council of Five reached the sion nt a meeting this afternoon that it is impossible to make with government in according to the Maintenance of the it was still is where there seemed to be a chance to obtain The plan followed was for the mayor's com- mission bo open the sell thing in it at the new prices close it and another The crowds following from store to store caused great During these municipally con- ducted there was no Scores of soldiers were needed to avoid too great confusion by the eager There were no hostile demonstrations during the early part of the day as there were The new scale of put wine which is considered a necessity of in Italy 15 cents a and bread at six cents a and oil prices were reduced one half by the mayor's Other considered as necessaries were ordered sold at a seventy per reduction beginning this afternoon The most active buying wag in historic Medici chapel quarter where the new market house Is Rome Prices Shopkeepers learning that the riots throughout the district were spreading to other decided today to reduce their without waiting to be forced to course by mob The disorders that brought about voluntary eductions were re- ported to have taken place at 70, and Everywhere where there were disorders the ple were given fifty per tion of foods and necessities Luxuries The shop keepers here passed a resolution announcing reductions a high and unavoidable patriotic duty with a view to preventing conflict between consumers and shopkeepers or which would be to the advantage of seeking to benefit by nny No reductions on Riots against the high cost ot living In central Italy have resulted in forcibly to reports received from many places where disorders have Mobs In nearly all the cities affected have become organizations in a measure by the authorities with they have often worked m in the com- mon struggle against These speculators have been called by Die crowds of ple Representatives of these termed of may be seen the road which runs from Ancona to Bologna through the dis- Those representatives nro bv red or ties and red or black arm bands ng to whether are republicans 11- rush from town to town and from village hearing orders and giving instructions for rarts and automobiles to IP used for the transportation of and other of those who attempted to resist their orders boon Through PI ensures the of succeeded in gaining control of much of the Flyers Exhausted and Haggard After Four Sleepless Day si Vessels Stand By As f Blimp Finishes THIS CROSSES THE ATLANTIC AS STOWAWAY ABOARD BRITISH DIRIGIBLE N. July the British dirigible carried a this probably would have been occupied on the ship's voyage across the for six hours after he had left East Fortune Major Scott commander of the discovered he had aboard a real name is W. W. Ballantine and he lives in said Major Scott in making known on his arrival here that airships are just as attractive to stowaways as regular ocean one time he was a member of our but when jwe com- arrangements for this it was decided not to take on board for various reasons which I do not wish to disclose at this he was of course we could not drop him off so we put him to work and he did his share of the work on the he will not make the return but will be left In the near future I expect he will be formally but I do not think lie will be subjected to any severe Resume Session Tuesday President Wilson's July C of the Senate and House began re- turning to Washington today pre- paratory to the reconvening day of Congress after a week's Fourth of July The ance of President Wilson before the Senate Thursday at which time he will lay before that body the man peace treaty and the Franco- American agreement and tion by the House of war time enforcement are else the next fortnight The address to be made by the President in presenting the treaty is awaited with great interest by both advocates and opponents oE the League of Nations The treaty as well as the can agreement probably will be re- ferred immediately to the foreign relations No plan for consideration of the treaty has been announced by the It has beeji intimated that the com- pany would hold Some Senate leaders have expressed the belief that President Wilson might before the committee or at an executive session of the Senate to explain portions of treaty and league The House is expected to take legislation to arm the government in its enforcement of war time immediately on convening Chairman of Board of Censors Says Butchery Should Not Be July motion taken at the ringside of the bout in Toledo Friday was completely rejected today by Maurice A. chairman ot the Ohio Board of moving picture Mr. was the only ber of the board of three and It is possible the other two members of the board will vote to permit it be- ing shown in is in doubt as Mrs Hurray Miller a member of the board declared night that it was entirely possible that she will reject the The other member of the C. G. Williams would not say how he would act. Mr. Hauge declared such butchery should not be shown our and girls may see He stated that as the film had been rejected persons or firms showing the picture In Ohio would bo liable to lines from to and a year's Though it appears almost certain that the pictures will not be shown in it is probable that they may he seen in other If passed by the re- state This is sible because thn mayor of Toledo In granting the permit for the fight termed It a A federal permit's the interstate shipment of boxing contests hut not ATTEMPTS SUICIDE While buffering from a nervous strain caused bv the extreme DeWitt 74, of 170 Hough attempted suicide by ting his throat with a razor linv afternoon at his HP was removed to Bridgeport hospital for treatment in an ambulance from Emergency hospital but his tion Is not considered 'A Will Myself Decide on My Life or He Tells In- July lies can only have my dead I will myself decide on my life or the former German crown is quoted as having said in discussing a passible demand for his This reported by the British wireless service was said by him to have been made to a official who talks daily with the former crown According to erick is in excellent He takes motorcycle trips daily and frequently visits both the rich and the poor on the island of BY ROBERT WELLES July the kaiser's trial be worth er the first outburst of jubilation and what was considered righteous faction folio Premier George's announcement sober ond thought here has begun to raise this question which is emphasized by developments in Not only Von Bethmann Hollweg and Field shal Von are racing to assume responsibility attributed to Wllhelm but latest Berlin despatches record Prince Eitel Frederick's message to King George making a grand of filial devotion 1'or himself and his brothers offering to sacrifice selves to save their However scornfully the Prussian prince's offer may be received in Allied publicists here see it the first serious step building up a the legion among If this be the first step what will be the succeeding maneuvers toward constructing a sentimental what wiU be said and done when William is a prisoner either in the Tower of or when alone and broken he faces an al high court constituted by his enemies to answer for the crimes of all These are some of the questions thoughtful observers are asking It is doubted whether the mans believing themselves pated from kaiserism can withstand the appeal to their sentimentality of this broken idol alone facing the world's The observer quoting recalls the parallel of resentment of banishment to Elba a dred years Commander member of parliament said a trial will give the mans a handle against us after- ward to bay thai we did not give the kaiser a fair To try the kaiser before an Allied court will be the greatest because accusers and judges be the If there is to be a trial it should at the Hague or at Geneva be- fore distinguished the best obtainable Haunted Declares of Commander Scott as Latter and Party Land After Terrific Fight Only Enough Fuel to 90 Minutes Were 108 in the Probably Start Back vT N. July Britain's the first lighter than air machine to cross the Atlantic anchored here at Roosevelt Flying field at m. today p. m. Greenwich mean after an aerial voyage of 108 and 12 minutes covered knots or approximately land Passing through dense banks of with the sun and visible only at rare intervals the was forced to cruise knots to reach Trinity N. from East knots from there to LITTLE FUEL When the arrived here she had left enough petrol to keep her moving ninety minutes almost sleepless for four and a half were weary almost to the point of exhaustion but happy at the successful completion of their epoch-making The return voyage probably will started at 8 a. m. Tuesday but the exact hour has not been their eyes bloodshot from the long and lutes of care bitten deep into their Major G. H. Sc the commander and his officers showed plainly the effects anxious hours through which they lived yesterday while they cruising over the far reaches of Canada and the Bay of set by winds and terrific electrical f LIKE seemed as though the phere was haunted by 5.000 said Lieutenant Guy the meteorological With the long over due at its with its petrol ply running low and buffeted by strong head Major Scott de- yesterday while over the Bay of Funday to send a wireless call to the American navy department to be prepared to give assistance if it were needed This was merely a measure of precaution and did not indicate while and submarine chasers were racing to her the plugging steadily ahead on the way to Once clear of Fundy to send a wireless hoodoo which had beset craft from the time it took thX was gradually left in its Ship Follows The headed across the Atlantic along the of her nose for with the United er Bancroft hanging on her tall and m constant wireless cation with The bull dog craft stuck close Tn the wake ol the air under forced until Cape Cod reached and then the dirigible across Arrival at Mineola Takes U. S. Officers by FRACTURES SKULL IN FALLING THREE STEPS A fall down three cement at the home of her Mr. and Vincent 1'plitli. 085 Barnum lust caused Injuries from which it is expected Angelina years old will The child was to Bridgeport pital after thp accident where It was found that the front of the skull was The accident shortly 10 MONGOLIA ARRIVES WITH MANY SOLDIERS It had been decided on the age along the coast that unless a favoring wind came up the would be forced to land Point and early this morning a wireless message was sent out ing that With the Cape left fortune finally favored the balloon and the wind veered to her Headed straight for Point she ran true and before the tip end of Long Island was i cached it was decided to go on to With the goal almost in the flew above island and I headed straight down the center ot it for Roosevelt 100 miles i Uses Wireless As she cruised over Riverhead the dirigible came within range of the wireless telephone installed at Roosevelt field hy the navy radio service and perfect communication was During the night the wireless calls from the were received by the navy radio tion in New Over the wireless telephone it was explained to Major Scott that a large part of the crew assembled to assist him in landing had been sent to Montauk Point in. motor In the expectation that would tie up there and that consequently preparations for receiving him had not quite been Jumps with The mammoth looking like a huge flying sighted in the distance about 9 o'clock and fifteen minutes later was over Roosevelt field She cruised about in H circle at a height of about feet until word was telephoned that was In readiness for the landing While the was circling Held at a great 1'ritchard jumped off with a He landed near Quarters ind smilingly doors before an tha been to the scene could i This was nearly a before the dirigible came to 500 Assist Lieutenant U. S. ground had assembled tield a force of more than 500 diers and ready for action as the circled lower anil When she was only 200 feet above the ground a huge hawser was let go from under her with American soldiers and shouted gleefully as they seized rope and hung on like grim Then water ballast was from the forward end ot the ble her nose to Five more lines were dropped and parties grasped them as the ballast was dropped from the i In both operations at bow and the landing crews were drenched the cascading JJ directed all the details of the la ing and it was carried out smoothly as though the landing crew had been a choring dirigibles all their Safely The hawsers were attached concrete two each t end une at either side in When ihe great ship was safely i all the ropes except at her nose were cut loose so could swing with the wind ship at The landing will stand bv all through the to hold her A transport Mongolia from St. docked today and 181 officers and nine army nurses and 17 women from the quartermaster office at Major Tired But Greets Yanks Nonchalantly The man to step had been He wore the was Maior He obviously was i lation air Short tired out out On his face chunky and typically was several growth of heard and he showed plainly the strain he ou
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