Bridgeport Standard Telegram, July 7, 1919

Bridgeport Standard Telegram

July 07, 1919

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Bridgeport Standard Telegram (Newspaper) - July 7, 1919, Bridgeport, Connecticut STANDARD TELE'GRAM 49 CAXXO2T STREET Office Open AU Day and Night, for News and Advertising. TEL. BAKNXJM 0100 WEATHER FAIR TODAY (For Detailed Report and Miniature Almanac See Page 2.) VOL. LV, NO. 49. Enteied as second class matter at the post ollloe at Bridgeport, Conn., under act of 1879 BRIDGEPORT, CONN., MONDAY MORNING, JULY 7, 1919. Subscription rates: 12 cents a week; 50 cents a month; 53 for six months; ?6 for one year 18 CENTS. SUPER REACHES -34 ARRIVES AT MINEOLA; GOAL WITHOUT AID OF AMERICAN WARSHIPS WEATHERING GALE WITH PETROL SUPPLY LOW BRIDGEPORT SALOONS TO REOPEN TODAY FOR SALE OF "NEAR BEER" Decision Is Reached After Prolonged Meeting of Liquor Men of State at Hartford and Against Advice of Sell Beer "at a Loss" to'Accom- modate "the Brew Is Arrest for Test Case Expected. Practically all saloons in Bridgeport will re-open to-day or tomorrow for the sale of ,2.75 per cent. beer. The decision to open was reached after a lengthy discussipn at a meeting of the Connecticut Liquor Dealers association in New Haven yesterday afternoon. Counsel for the organization would not advise mem- bers to open, but the sentiment of the meeting was favorable to opening, at least until there are further developments in the situa- tion. Dealers Are Optimistic. The dealers who attended the meeting were inclined to take an optimistic view of the future, ex- pressing the opinion that within the next two months demobilization will be declared complete, making the present prohibition law null and void. Until that time they expect to keep open for the sale of light beer, at a loss, simply, according to statements of members, for the acA commodation of the trade. Thomas Flynn, president ot the Bridgeport association of dealers, at- tended the meeting yesterday. He said last night that after talking the situation over at great length, the men who attended the meeting concluded that they might as well open and await further develop- ments. They are all aware, he said, 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 cent, beer which they conscien- tiously believe is non-Intoxicating. Expect an Arrest, 'i. It is expected that a the State Liquor Dealers' will be. arrested for selling early this week and that jJUest of the law will be made on hiaSase. It is understood that the deallrs have been given assurance that will be rushed to a trialJn_ oiajer that a verdict may be rgn the future in this state will ibe basgjl.-' Some dealers are wgnd ber of elation 5 beer upon jf it be legal for thenrjjjb open lor business on Sunday Jn viefe of the fact that the product they aid- offer- ing for sale Js non-intofijipating. There were no saloons qpettfyester- day and no dealer could be feached who would admit that hejhitends opening on Sunday. Thon5p Fitz- simmons, president of State Liquor Dealers' association, when asked whether he believed dealers ivould open on the Sabbath, replied that he is convinced that no repu- table dealer will. Retail dealers are complaining against the price of -beer charged by brewers, which they consider ex- orbitant. The present price is from to barrel. Three years ago it sold for and MILFORD CHILD DIES OF BURNS SUFFERED SATURDAY Burns received while playing with matches Saturday, proved fatal to Albert Gionest, 5 years old of George street, Milford, in Bridge- port hospital yesterday. The tooj> died at 5 o'clock yesterday after- noon. He was burned about body and arms. Carlis Fields of New Haven Found in Eight Feet of Water. Carlis Fields, 29, of 29 Elizabeth street, yew Haven, was drowned yesterday while in swimming near Walnut Beach, d-espite the fran- tic efforts of Life Guards Alfred Realff and Joseph Coles to reach him before he went down. The bod> was later located In eight feet of water and taken ashore. Efforts to revive the drowned man by the guards and Dr. C. K. Heady of Mil- ford, who was rushed to the scene with a puJmotor, were without avail. Fields went to the shore early yesterday morning with Miss Jennie itoran, 24, of 37 Atterson street, Roxbury, Mass., for a day's outing. Hiss Moran. 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 peo- ple on the beach. The dead man was about yards off shore when Realff and Coles became aware he was in dis- tress. They immediately took to water, and when 50 yards from Fields they saw him disappear. They were able to locate the spot where he had gone down by air bubbles. 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 Fields, he joined them in th-elr attempts to locate the swimmer. After diving to locate the man for nearly half an hour they made their way to the shore for a breath- ing spell. A systematic search shortly after brought about the re- covery of the body and it was hur- ried ashore in Smith's rowboat. Medical Examiner L. J. Pons of Devon was called to the beach and after an examination or the remains, declared death had been caused by drowning. It is believed Fields was overcome by a cramp. 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 Af- and Fairfield Beaches Attract Big Crowds. 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 Murphy, Who Later Res- cues Edward Tougeley Who Got Into Difficulties in Deep Water. Two men were saved from drown- ing while bathing at Seaside park yesterday by members of the United States Volunteer Life Saving coi-ps stationed at the municipal bathing pavilion. Bernard Galego, 28 years old, of "SI Main street, was knocked unconscious when he dived from a raft into shallow water. He was rescued by Jeremiah J. Murphy and L. II. DeChamps. members of the guard, and taken to St. Vincent's hos- pital, where surgeons say his condi- tion is ciitical because of a spinal injury. Edward Tougeley of 9 Lee avenue went out beyond his depth and nar- rowly escaped drowning. He was rescued by J. J. Murphy and after a half hour's treatment recovered suf- ficiently to be sent to his home. Misjudeed DeptJi. Galego was one of a crowd of bathers who were swimming from the raft at the park yesterday noon. Apparently overlooking the fact that the water was shallow, and hardly more than half-tide, the bather dived deep, BO much BO that his head forcibly struck the bottom. When ho failed to arise to the surface fel- low-bathers became alarmed, and their cries attracted Murphy and DeChamps, who were ashore. Galego was recovered by the two men, but meanwhile he had swallowed a large quantity of water. Brought Unconscious. The Emergency hospital was noti- fied, and the life savers worked val- iantly over the man, bringing him back to consciousness by the time the ambulance arrived. His appear- ance, however, gave rise to the be- lief that he was injured internally, and Dr. Weiss caused him to be taken to the hospital. Late last night it was stated that Galego's condition was critical, and that an X-iay had been taken to determine whether or not his spine had been fractured. Tougeley's rescue at the pai k oc- curred late in the afternoon, with Ills mother an conflict between consumers and shopkeepers or producers, which would be to the advantage of parties" seeking to benefit by nny trouble. No reductions on luxuries, wt'i-o .announced. Riots against the high cost ot living In central Italy have resulted in forcibly reducing- prices, accord- in? to reports received from many places where disorders have ac- curred. Mobs Organized. In nearly all the cities affected )IP mnbs have become organizations in a measure by the authorities with whom, they have often worked m aecord in the com- mon struggle against speculators. These speculators have been called by Die crowds "stnrvers of peo- ple Representatives of these organina- (ions, termed "Chambers of Labor- may be seen hurrjlnt: .'long the straight, flat, dusty, Rmllla road which runs from Ancona to Bologna through the affec-ted Rnmagna dis- trict. Those representatives nro Ilstlnguishcd bv red or blar-k ties and red or black arm bands aeeoril- ng to whether thpy are republicans 11- socialists. rush from town to town and from village hearing orders and giving instructions for mrringp.s, rarts and automobiles to IP used for the transportation of 'nod and other goods. -Many of those who attempted to resist their orders hnve boon treated. Through energetic, PI ensures the "Chamber of Labor" hnvo succeeded in gaining control of much of the region. Flyers Exhausted and Haggard After Four Tense, Sleepless Day si Vessels Stand By As f Blimp Finishes Itsift THIS 'BO CROSSES THE ATLANTIC AS STOWAWAY ABOARD BRITISH DIRIGIBLE MINSOLA, N. Y., July the British dirigible carried a "brig" this "brig" probably would have been occupied on the air- ship's voyage across the Atlantic, for six hours after he had left East Fortune Major Scott commander of the craft, discovered he had aboard a real stowaway. "His name is W. W. Ballantine and he lives in Cromwell, Eng- said Major Scott in making known on his arrival here that airships are just as attractive to stowaways as regular ocean liners. "At one time he was a member of our crew, but when jwe com- pleted arrangements for this trip, it was decided not to take .him on board for various reasons which I do not wish to disclose at this time. "When he was discovered, of course we could not drop him off so we put him to work and he did his share of the work on the voyage; he will not make the return trip, but will be left here. In the near future I expect he will be formally courtmartialed, but I do not think lie will be subjected to any severe punishment." To, Resume Session Tuesday President Wilson's Address. WASHINGTON, July C of the Senate and House began re- turning to Washington today pre- paratory to the reconvening Tues- day of Congress after a week's Fourth of July recess. The appear- ance of President Wilson before the Senate Thursday at which time he will lay before that body the Ger- man peace treaty and the Franco- American agreement and considera- tion by the House of war time pro- hibition enforcement legislation, are else ISlpS? iSBfrgress witHln 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 covenant. The treaty as well as the .Franco-Ameri-' can agreement probably will be re- ferred immediately to the foreign relations committee. No plan for consideration of the treaty has been announced by the committee. It has beeji intimated that the com- pany would hold hearing's. Some Senate leaders have expressed the belief that President Wilson might apipear before the committee or at an executive session of the Senate to explain portions of treaty and league covenant. The House is expected to take legislation to arm the government in its enforcement of war time pro- hibition immediately on convening Tuesday. Chairman of Board of Censors Says Butchery Should Not Be Shown. CCXLTTMBUH, O., July Wil- lard-Dempsey flght motion pictures, taken at the ringside of the cham- pionship bout in Toledo Friday was completely rejected today by Maurice A. Hauge, chairman ot the Ohio Board of moving picture cen- sors. Mr. Hsuige was the only mem- 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 Ohio. However, (his is in doubt as Mrs Hurray Miller a member of the board declared to- night that it was entirely possible that she will reject the picture. The other member of the board, C. G. Williams would not say how he would act. Mr. Hauge declared "that such liumnn butchery should not be shown wheie our boyfa and girls may see It" He stated that as the film had been rejected persons or firms showing the picture In Ohio would bo prosecuted, liable to lines from to and a year's imprison- ment. Though it appears almost certain that the Willard-Dempsey pictures will not be shown in Ohio, it is probable that they may he seen in other states, If passed by the re- spective state boards. This is pos- sible because thn mayor of Toledo In granting the permit for the fight termed It a "box'ng contest." A federal Iiuv permit's the interstate shipment of boxing contests hut not "prize fights." ATTEMPTS SUICIDE While buffering from a nervous strain caused bv the extreme heat. DeWitt C, Smith, 74, of 170 Hough avenue, attempted suicide by cut- ting his throat with a razor yester- linv afternoon at his home. HP was removed to Bridgeport hospital for treatment in an ambulance from Emergency hospital but his condi- tion Is not considered serious.' 'A "I Will Myself Decide on My Life or He Tells In- terviewer. AMSTERDAM, July Al- lies can only have my dead body; I will myself decide on my life or the former German crown prince' is quoted as having said in discussing a passible demand for his extradition. This statement, reported by the British wireless service correspon- dent, was said by him to have been made to a Dutch' official who talks daily with the former crown prince. According to Ihis official, Fred- erick -Hohenzollern is in excellent health. He takes motorcycle trips daily and frequently visits both the rich and the poor on the island of Wieringen. BY ROBERT WELLES RITCHIE. LONDON, July the kaiser's trial be worth while? Aft- er the first outburst of jubilation and what was considered righteous satis- faction folio will? Premier Lloyd- George's announcement sober sec- ond thought here has begun to raise this question which is emphasized by developments in Germany. Not only Ex-Chancellor Von Bethmann Hollweg and Field Mar- shal Von Hindcnburg are racing to assume responsibility attributed to Wllhelm Hohenzollern, but latest Berlin despatches record Prince Eitel Frederick's message to King George making a grand guesture of filial devotion 1'or himself and his brothers offering to sacrifice them- selves to save their father. However scornfully the Prussian prince's offer may be received in Allied countries, publicists here see in_ it the first serious step building up a "William the Martyr" legion among Germans. If this be the first step what will be the succeeding maneuvers toward constructing a sentimental monu- ment, what wiU be said and done when William is a prisoner either in the Tower of London, or when alone and broken he faces an internation- al high court constituted by his enemies to answer for the crimes of all Germany. These are some of the questions thoughtful observers are asking themselves. It is doubted whether the Ger- mans believing themselves emanci- pated from kaiserism can withstand the appeal to their sentimentality of this whiteheaded, broken idol alone facing the world's bar. The observer quoting "an author- itative statement" recalls the parallel of Fiance's resentment of Napo- leon's, banishment to Elba a hun- dred years apo. Commander Kenworlhy, member of parliament said today: "Such a trial will give the Ger- mans a handle against us after- ward to bay thai we did not give the kaiser a fair trial. To try the kaiser before an Allied court will be the greatest blundor because accusers and judges will) be the same. If there is to be a trial would tie up there and that consequently preparations for receiving him had not quite been completed. Jumps with Parachute. The mammoth balloon, looking like a huge flying fish, 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 evervlh'ng was In readiness for the landing While the R-34 was circling Held at a great height, 1'ritchard jumped off with a chute. He landed iafely near Quarters ind smilingly hurried, doors before an ambulance, tha been rus-hed to the scene could i him. This was nearly a before the dirigible came to 500 Assist Landing. Lieutenant Hoyt, U. S. X., ground officer, had assembled tield a force of more than 500 diers and sa'ilors ready for InstafgEj- action as the R-34 circled lower anil lower. When she was only 200 feet above the ground a huge hawser was let go from under her non-commissioned with American soldiers and sailorsC-' shouted gleefully as they seized rope and hung on like grim Then water ballast was from the forward end ot the ble ,ilid her nose tipped. uegan to descend. Five more lines were dropped and landitijr parties grasped them as the ballast was dropped from the i In both operations at bow and the landing crews were drenched the cascading water. Major, JJ directed all the details of the la ing and it was carried out smoothly as though the cnccil landing crew had been a choring dirigibles all their livej. Safely Anchored. The hawsers were attached concrete blocks, two at' each t end une at either side in When ihe great ship was safely i cJiored all the ropes except tae'o at her nose were cut loose so L_.. could swing with the wind ship at anchor. The landing will stand bv all through the to hold her safe. A BOSTON, Julj transport Mongolia from St. docked today and lii'burked 181 officers and men, nine army nurses and 17 women from the quartermaster gen- eral's office at Tours. Major Scott, Tired But Happy; Greets Yanks Nonchalantly The fiist man to step "ashore" had been under. He wore the was Maior Siott. He obviously was i lation air costume. Short tired out out happy. On his face chunky and typically British, was several days' growth of heard j-------- and he showed plainly the strain he (Continued ou Patfe Two.) Eh, lEWSPAPERr NEWSPAPER! ;