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Bridgeport Standard Telegram (Newspaper) - August 18, 1919, Bridgeport, Connecticut STANDARD TELEGRAM STREET Office Open All Hay and for and Circulation Books Open to for THE WEATHER SHOWERS TODAY Detailed and Almanac Sec Page 2.) VOL. NO. 85. Entered us second class mailer at Uic Office nt under act of 1S7D. MONDAY AUGUST 18, 1919, Subscription cents a So for for one SHOPMEN ARE OBEYING ORDERS TO RETURN TO THE JOB Most of the Men Who Went Out Here Service Practically all of the shopmen in the j port engine shops of the New road had returned in work List 1 Those who had not reported back to their jobs are expected to 01 Graphophone Com- appear following the order I issued by their local leaders to re- turn to As a result of the return to work of the strikers at this point and points along the line of the Xew Xew Haven and Hartford traffic officials were able last Tut i p tL i r night to restore a score of trains Many reel 3angUine that their regular Other All n trains will be restored pany Will Alter Its ule as as lhp svork to Regret They DM Nnt Ware Offer I outl ran be sotten out of the not Accept wage The at the 10Cal en- I gmo shop said last night that 1 of the 140 port strikers arc already hack oa Directors of Commerce Chamber Arrange Conference with Of- Not STRIKERS OPTIMISTIC Will Become Effective This Week French High Commissioner Tells Composed of j Countrymen They Must Found Representative from Each The Chamber of Commerce vill take immediate steps to try and have officials of the Wa Graphophone company re- the decision to move the plant from this city because of the labor A ence has been arranged between a representative committee of the Chamber of Commerce and they order officials of the into thing will be done to persuade the company to remain Hold Special job although they were not com- to return to work until The trains restored at 7 o'clock this morning arc given in full in another The list includes six New York and Boston and two Xew York and Springfield in addition to three on the Xew York and Springfield run which will omit the extra stops which to Exercise EQUALITY FOR WOMEN President to Serve Seven Year Appointed for for ization of Republic of Profiting by Experience in PUTS HOPE IN LEAGUE Mexicans Hold American Fliers For Face Death Unless f T t nn i Gold Is Paid Today U. S. ARMY COMMAND ARRANGES TO STATED DEPT. AWAITS OFFICIAL WORD Although Predicated on Is Guarantee of National ence for All and a Check on National The decision step into the breach was definitely reached at a meeting of ths of the chamber of commerce at 11 o'clock the entire of the committee was not settled at the it will in- two two two bankers and one Secretary Seward R. Price of th Chamber of Commerce said last that arrangements for the conference had already been com- but that he was not at liberty to announce the time it will be Many Girls in Employes of the Graphophone who were paid off at the j plant were hoping last night thai the company will i sider its decision to leave the at was with tears in their eyes that j many of the women and girls era- j ployed at the company reported for their pay envelopes and many of the girls were heard de- the fact that they had not returned to work when the company them the Had Bulk of Members of the strike committee of the company said last night they believed the Graphophone lose thousands of dollars in orders as a result of the ed It was explained that the shop for some weeks prior to the calling of the strike was engaged in filling its big wholesale orders for Christmas season The before the company took its drastic action the were of the opinion that the company grant the demands in i order to get them back to work so I that the Christmas orders could oe j Will Farm Out T. C. company said that orders which were partly filled would he to other shops of the Graphophone i corporation such time as the company is in a position to fill all orders in its new Office help of the company and some of the older shop workers said last the company has offered them positions in Its new plant they intend to leave the city to take up the work wherever the Fear Labor Employes in other throughout the city were viewing with the possible effects the closing of the Graphophone com- pany may have upon the labor tion in general in the With some workers thrown out of the opinion is that ment offices at other shops will be stormed today by No change was reported in the situation yesterday at the plant and other concerns strikes have been in progress lor the past few 19 Passenger Trains Re- stored on New Haven Line this are Return of striking men of the Haven road to work has resulted in the restoration of 19 trains to their former The additions to the train service become at 7 The trains restored as and fill Shore Train 21, leaving Boston 3 p. coaches Train leaving Xew York 3 p. coaches Train 1, leaving Boston 12 sleeping cars Train 2, leaving New York 12 sleeping cars Train S. leaving Boston 12.10 a. sleeping cars and Train 4. leaving Xew York 12.10 a. m sleeping cars and YorU and Train leaving Xew York daily 10.30 a. coaches Train leaving field daily 1.33 p.m. es Trains 33, and 59 will omit extra stops and run on their regular Xew and Train 270. leaving Xew a. m. week Train 2S2, leaving Xew Haven 3.10 p. in. week Train leaving field 5 22 p. in. week Train leaving field 6.55 p. New Britain Train 1S12 leaving Xew Britain week days a. m. Train leaving New Britain week days 3.47 p. m. Train 1911 leaving Berlin week days 9.26 a. m. Train 1933 leaving Berlin week days 4 12 p. m. train service is also restored as Boston and via Boston and Boston and Sleeping cars are restored on the following Boston and Xew Xew and York and Xew York and and Xew York and White Kiver new German which was passed by the national assembly after months of debate and which became effective this is into two main parts tion and ties of the and basic rights and basic duties of The first part con- sists of seven sections and the ond of The of the first part The empire and individual the the Imperial imperial im- imperial legislation and imperial administration of jus Those of the second part In- dividual community of religion and religious education and and The concluding part of the constitution bears the TcM of The preamble lo the constitution begins as German united in its branches and inspired by the will to renew and strengthen Us empire in freedom and to further inner and outer pence and social advance has voted this con- Section one declares the German empire is republican being based on the It describes the territorial limits of the establishes the imperial colors red and gold and states that the generally re- cognized rules of international law will be held as on the em- The Empire will have ex- legislative rights governing foreign telegraphs and dis- tance Aug. now musl the of Captain Andrew high commissioner lor Franco-American war declared in a speech today on the occasion of the trans- fer of the ashes Deputy Abel who was killed in action ing the Captain Tardieu said in order to form that France must take to heart in the time of peace the lessons learned the He laid special emphasis on the economic and financial changes that must take Deputy ashes are being transferred to the old home of the Ferry family in the Vosges tains of our victory by constant effort of the whole nation reaching out for an declared Captain shall earn by same The invasion of oui territory brought about the unity of dis- but the problems of peace are too there arc too many Organizer of Street Car Union Charges Offer of Men to Run Trains Was Turned Violence So and not submit to protection to labor ers of wounded soldiers and their re- socialization of national re- economic price economic production paper articles of mercantile control of and coast mobile traditions tions and they will mere unanimous feeling of the nation is necessary to win It will be the first duty of our generation to s to the to enlighten their to shape their opinions and to ob- tain their support after due huge French our dead have left behind and which we shirk without of- fending their memory will first of all be a sustained effort of material not merely the re- construction of those regions of France which have been destroyed by but of whole oE The equipment our country for this economic struggle is unworthy SURFACE LINES TAXED Busses and Ferries Being Used to Relieve Expect Situation Will Be cal This All Railroads in United States Will Be Affected by Action of Delegates Representing 000 DEMAND STOKER OUTFITS Would Compel Roads to Expend in Equipping All Locomotives of Mallet Type with Automatic Aug. vast subway and elevated the Interborough Transit com- operating in the Bronx and parts of Brooklyn and was today by u strike called Mst by P. acting president of the Brotherhood af Rapid Transit company The passed without The tie-up which begun at 4 a. in. aft with the re- of crews to start funs from the car became absolute G a. m. when the of the truins out before 4 o'clock completed their wero shunted into the barns and Surface Cars At that hour strikers in the power houses shut off the power causing a temporary stoppage of traffic on the surface lines of the Xew York Railways and the hattan spus of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company which use Inter- Throe power houses resumed op- an hour trade of of and unworthy cnr This equipment and care ac OUr be electrified and loans for national equipment musl lie No Cause for most important that the while clearly under- standing the great weight of the not be alarmed Figures all tu a certain and the true value of a billion today is only one half of what it was twenty years All the same we shall have to pay great and France will pay only according lo just as she fought only fir one must in pay resumption of on those which wore jammed through out the day as were the Lieutenants Paul H. Davis and Harold G. Both Missing Since August 10, Are Being Held Prisoner by Bandits a Few Miles from Re- by Army Officials at Contains Warning That Aviators Will Be Executed if Ransom Is Not Paid Over Today Lansing Maintains Silence Pending More Complete and Confirmed Causes Alarm in ton in View of Latest Note Despatched tqT v. Aug. 35 to C5 per increase in wigos is de- manded for 117.000 anil hostlers on railroads In the United States and Canada in a wage scale adopted before adjournment by 300 general chairmen of Brotherhood of Locomotive men and hi session here since Another demand to bp ed .to the director general of roads is that all coal in road service weighing pounds and over bo equipped with mechanical stokers and that two firemen shall be plowed on all such locomotives un- til they are so About of the engines in tlie United States will come un- der this proposal only of which are equipped with cal stokers The more important the report Bates of pay Cor firemen and ers in passenger service per day of 100 miles or except when Mallet are then BY THE ASSOCIATED August purporting to from Lieutenants Paul H. Davis and Harold G. American army aviators missing since last wero received here today military The stated the aviators were being held by bandits for ransom somewhere in Mexico and were threatened death unless the ransom was The demand for ransom was received here and a report made at once to Major General mander of the southern An unconfirmed port also was received here that the aviators were being at point close to the American border and that Chico a famous bandit of the Big Ojinaga was tha leader of the band holding the in passenger service will ba computed on the present basis al a speed of 20 miles an automobile Tll freight service engines the lake auto- transportation by water and road tion and of Individual states will have lative hut she busses and boat lines which essayed to tako care of the every prospect uf a of the absolute lie up city officials the Public Service Commission were bending every effort toward ing emergency transportation for the nearly who will swarm the thoroughfares ing into Manhattan seeking trans- portation lo their places oC to th Strikers I Firemen With comparatively light traffic less than pounds men be paid and on en- gines over 200.000 pounds per day of 100 miles or overtime to be computed on basis at a speed of 12 1-2 miles per For Firemen and helpers employed in local or way freight mixed mine runs and other service shall he made a minimum fifty per 100 miles or in throush freight employed -on REV. EDWARD GEORGE DEPLORES ABSENCE OF CONCILIATORY SPIRIT Thinks It Would Be Good to Close Factories Until Learns to Meet will supersede those The constitution of individual the complete reform of all lays down Ms finances the country is for altering the Empire month by its shall plebiscites held in districts The supersedes the National It will be elected for n term rif four years The president will he chosen by the entire German people instead nf by the and will hold fnr a term of seven Ho will ro- the Empire under tional will malte treaties and accredit of war or peace mint he proclaimed by the Imperial and treaties with states must be accepted bv the The as the chief defense ran employ and capacity for what is Prance finds in treaty she Juts just a large In the frame of the of commander of forces of tho armed Tor Provision for chancellor will a nf Vice Pre- is given the The lion to that The on Pace the future formula of sonl Is democracies tlie they turf ed but arc ing new methods which we learned the democracies are keenly conscious in each country of that historical tradition which the war affirmed fo strongly with democracies 111 the pact which unites them very charter and guarantee of their existence and they recognize line the collectivity of nation has the righi lo anticipate tho possible excesses of the national due to the facts that it was Sunday and a rainy Sunday at the available means tion were taxed to their and with the resumption of business activities one of Uw erest crushes In the city's history is The strike which begun this ing was declared by the police to so one of tho most orderly large strikes ever called in New The strikers worked with the est precision and running their quietly into the barns and leaving them in most Investigations by District con- snow and all other trains in service shall be paid through freight rates according to class of engine Firemen employed on Mallet en- in all service except yard vice shall he paid per day for or and helpers employed in yard service he paid day of eight hours or except when Mallet engines are then SO. on HARTFORD POSTAL CLERKS WANT INCREASED WAGES New Wage for Maximum Gives INTO TREE AT FAIRFiELD Aug. 17 Edward C. Lynch of 325 a had a narrow escar injury when his tour in which he was driving towards Norwalk into a tree in front of Ferdinand home on the Post after Lynch hud turned to one side to pass an- other Campaign Opened Here to Aid Population AUTOMOBILE KNOCKS DOWN FRANK STREET WOMAN WHO SUFFERS FROM FRACTURE at Mass Meeting in Lyric Theater Tell of Famine Con- Catherine 58, Runs pe ditions Prevailing Throughout New Suffers Terrible Mental Strain Under Inhuman merit Meted Out to Them by in Front of Machine on Boston The car was claims the machine was traveling 12 miles and The first struck a telephone pole a blow and then ran into the The campaign to raise funds to relieve the people of a new from hunger and army attache the Slovak embassy at p: IN e th and United States at present an was launched at a masb an account of conditions -is last night in the Lyric tua v exist in the new and IF YOU FAIL TO RECEIVE Your Standard Evening Post or Sunday or if you don't get your paper oti Telephone num 6100. Circulation POST PUBLISHING CO. Speakers in intimate touch with the new and the needs which confront it and its people ad- dressed the audience. About SO persons occupied the ing the the combined choruses of the Cyril and i dius church and tho Slovak an and a number of women i and girls wearing the national Emma private secretary 10 Alice president of the Red was the first She described dire need of financial stance on the part of all and related many the she had during r. who with the intelligence closed with a strong appeal fur help not only so that might be TJut that it en- joy its liberty and its The principal speaker tenant P. wn r fought with two who during the and in ten different When the Hoover Relief committee was ed to work in the various war en countries he was chosen for expediences and close contact with the people whom they were to ant Peck told of his seven work in Describes The speaker described the of starvation by mm the war in country was Mrs. Catherine 38, of Frank is in the t hospital with a possible fracture of tlie skull when she wna struck and knocked by an by Vincent H of R. F. D. 3, this at o'clock The accident happened at the corner of Boston and Dover According to who took the injured woman 10 the Mrs. Sullivan ran in front of his automobile At the hospital it said Mrs. Sullivan is suffering from contusions at the linse of ihe an abrasion Aug. meeting of the local nf the National Federation of Employes this afternoon it was voted to ask for an wage The demands framed cull for a wage scale for hi four grades ranging from to u The is from to Officers of the local said that SO clerks In the Hartford post office are The Hartford post of the large insurance offices is the third largest in New AUTOMOBILE STRIKES GRAND STREET MAN demand for lime d on AND SHOOTS HIS DAUGHTER That industrial progress is be- ins halted as it ought to be because might be well if all to for a time EL Aug. statement was issued at tary headquarters here signed by Brigadier General James D. district an- nouncing that L. A. commander of. the Aero unit at Fort had received message the two missing aviators saying they had captured oy and were held fur The ransom must be paid by August according to the were being made here tonight to obtain cum and to send it to Marfa early tomorrow for payment ot the deemed men a higher quality i This action was and and to protect tho General of sympathy and until our manhood wilh our ho the sentiments of A. i from the pulpit of the chut eh Mr. George in h's sermon on ihc of the unit at subject of Art of miss repeating a Tlic full text of the I sued at military headquarters i night by General I telegram was received by Major L. A. with hit situation in p emphasis at the and down the American (i and the intention of plant to out of cd by the two aviators who been missing since i had boen captured try were being held for Ho asserted that the matter with the was the transposition Known Colonel Mini which must be paid by August or would be message was brought a town in ihc Big Bend district by d t- nl Search for Allg a farmer of Prince Georges was and his body Pel afire bv an unidentified Catherine his shot through the and arm and taken tn a Washington A j posse at ami is Tor nml his daughter nine been ill and confined to lied of the including wife ami another were .it church at that would warrant such a step bul that It was merely to the fact that man has not ye I how to deal with can melt hut we not melt hard he can lay thousands of miles of straight track hut we keep crooked men Perhaps n be well for industrial en- to cease for a for mines and to till lime developed higher of pathy Mil caught up wit hour ho of our gieat factories shut down the other day and is ing moving from the N something the mailer with our with n aural re- with 11 H i- because nun has mil learned to with Persons have liow tn deal with tilings lint have imt learned wilh persons the eye a possible fracture of the Iter injuries are not It is Jacob Knocked and Sustains Compound of Post Office Employes Ready To Take Orders Jacob 43, of 77S was returning home from work at Beach at 10 o'clock last he was run into by an automobile driven hy H. B. Wilson of Borland was knocked to the grou sustaining body bruises a compound ture of the right Bernard was crossin Special Windows to Be Opened at Parcel Post Department j Orders Must Be Given by Those Who Want I Will Be Delivered by Parcel hut Money Must Be Paid When Order Is commanding officer the Eighth cavalry and the Big the nig general uf the lil Paso district that the message is authentic that he is laking all necessary suies to the release of tho aviators and presented this ter to the proper The name of the place fiom which uas sent as well as the place where the lansom is to lie is not given as it might lore with the release of the avir is 25 years old and is from Minn. Lieutenant is 23 years old and from Cal. linker Withholds 1YASHI.VGTON, Aug. Baker tonight after Press despatches telling of the ing for ransom by Mexican bandits of two American aviators had been read 10 said that he could make no News of the holding of the tors by Mexican bandits coming on the heels of the warning to government that unless protection was afforded American life and property in Mexico a radical change m the policy of this toward Mexico would re- sult intensified interest in tha Post nvo food blocked given by the PARK An excellent band concert road from said he did not see due lo the glare of the headlights of an on- coming He took the in- ing several feature numbers was en- joyed by a audience yesterday at Seaside The con- on i hell hand Charles sang a Voice is Jured man to the S. tal The machine i- Wilson was not Bridgeport housewives will have the opportunity this ing to take advantage for the first time of the government's newly inaugurated system of shopping by Orders for hundreds of pounds of government surplus purchased for the use the army and and now ready to be distributed among the civilian population of the country in an effort to reduce the high cost of will be received by the Office department Many orders for the government surplus food have already been re- through the mail by master Charles F. hut postmaster saia last night that these i can not he tilled Orders must he left at Ihc POM annex on 1'uye DO NOT LEAVE TOWN THIS SUMMER without first making ments to have The Standard Telegram follow you to your vacation Daily sub- scription by SOc a Si EW SPA PERI
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