Bridgeport Standard Telegram, March 20, 1919

Bridgeport Standard Telegram

March 20, 1919

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Issue date: Thursday, March 20, 1919

Pages available: 44

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Bridgeport Standard Telegram (Newspaper) - March 20, 1919, Bridgeport, Connecticut STANDARD TELEGRAM 4'J CANNON STKKKT Oflicc All Day mid Night, tor News and TEU UAIINUM (ilOO WEATHER PARTLY CLOUDY (For detailed reuort ond almanac see Page 2.) VOL. LIV, NO. 143. as second class in, i HIT at tin- Bmlwi'Wit, C'nim., under net of I; BIUDG KPORT, CONN., TilLTRSBAY MORNING, .MARCH Subscription 12 ct-'r.ts a wetk; 60 ceots t month; for sivnu'nths; for one >ejr 22 LODGE ASKS NEW COVENANT; LOWELL SENATOR HOPES FOR NO TRUE PEACE PLAN FROM U. S. DELEGATES READY TO CONSIDER DRAFT CHANGES roll Crowds Favor League to Preserve Peace by 308 to 121 Poll by Standard Telegram Yesterday De- monstrates Sentiment Is Strong for League to Prevent Patrons Claim to Have Formed No Decision as Yet. mm BILL is Poll's patrons yesterday endorsed a league of na- tions to preserve peace virtually three to one. Of a total of 427 ballots cast during tlie three performances at the theater, 306 voted in the affirmative, 121 against. It was the first large "ballot cast in a single day, but it demonstrated again that the sentiment here is in favor of a league as did the votes on the two preceding days. With ballots received by mail up to midnight the total vote stood: For 367; Against 155. Returns from the West, Increase of Weekly Allowance for Injury to and Pay- ment for First Week Pro- vided for. Joseph Hoffmann Company Brings Test Suit in In- terest of the United States Brewers Association. ROBBINS NOMINATED Governor Holcomb ReEommenrl. His Appointment As Membe: of the State Board of Edu- cation. ROOT ADVISES ACTION 3ourt Decision Legalizing 2 3-4 Beer Would Assure Future of Industry Under Prohibition Law. West and South last night indicat- ed a strong sentiment in favor of the league in all sections of the country. As the referendum being conducted in many cities in'the country continues, the people are arousirj themselves to a keener interest. Letters Ex-plain Ballots. This was demonstrated by more than a score of letters received I tbe Standard Telegram from acl- J vocatcs of a league yesterday, m which the writers outlined their reasons for believing that such a I league in tne only feasible solution to curb wars in the future. To quote from ore letter received: j "It was the kaiser through his representathes, who, with all sub- tle arguments and subterfuge, ren- dered The Hague tribunal Germany was preparing for na.1 and world conquest years ago. The Hague tribunal, with all its nesses, was a forward for i tfeace. Tt is all' that" the present constitution of the League pf'Xations needs amending. But even as it is it constitutes a great step toward world peace." Many who attended Poll's yes- terday were inclined to be reserved in their opinion on the question, j chiefly because, many explained, they have formed no definite con- elusion yet. Those who voted did so with, an enthusiasm which showed clearly that they have studied ihe subject with a. view to aiding. In an expression of their opinion, those who must .'n the end upon the broad question. There was an apparent anxictj on the part of those who vot'-'i in the affirmative to make cei tain that their ballots were no; overlooked by collecting ihem. The Standard Telegram has ar- ranged with tbe management 01' the Plaza theater for a similar vote to be taken Friday. The vo on 'that -occasion will be facilitated somewhat by the emoloyment ol two ballots, one a the a. answer. Patrons will be given one of each. The one thej retain will be placed fn the ballo; boxes. LEAGUE OF NATIONS REFERENDUM {TJic Standard Telegram, in ro-oncration u itli urn spaprrt, llirouttliout n condui.tinfj in llrul'icport (J KHrcatlinn fin Ihc "Do you the L'nitcd .S'.'nfcA to <.nttr

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