Bridgeport Standard Telegram, August 18, 1919

Bridgeport Standard Telegram

August 18, 1919

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Bridgeport Standard Telegram (Newspaper) - August 18, 1919, Bridgeport, Connecticut STANDARD TELEGRAM -18 CAXXOX STREET Office Open All Hay and Xlpht, for Xoivs and Advertising. TEJb. BARXUM S100 Circulation Books Open to for Saturday, THE WEATHER SHOWERS TODAY (For Detailed Kcport and .Miniature Almanac Sec Page 2.) VOL. L.V, NO. 85. Entered us second class mailer at Uic Office nt Bridgeport, Conn., under act of 1S7D. BRIDGEPORT, CONN., MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 18, 1919, Subscription ru-tcM: T2 cnnis :i week: .10 cents a month: So for yix months, for one year. :4 CENTS. SHOPMEN ARE OBEYING ORDERS TO RETURN TO THE JOB Most of the Men Who Went Out Here Service Increased. Practically all of the striki.'ig shopmen omp.oyed in the Bridge- j port engine shops of the New Hnven road had returned in work List 1 Those who had not reported back to their jobs are expected to ficials 01 Graphophone Com- appear today, following the order I issued by their local leaders to re- turn to work. As a result of the return to work of the strikers at this point and 'other points along the line of the Xew York, Xew Haven and Hartford system, traffic officials were able last Tut i p tL i r night to restore a score of trains Many reel 3angUine that tom- ,0 their regular schedule. Other All 'li n trains will be restored to-the sched- pany Will Alter Its ule as , as lhp svork lvhich to Regret They DM Nnt Arrpnf Ware Offer I outl ran be sotten out of the way. not Accept wage uner. The at the 10Cal en- I gmo shop said last night that ap- 1 proxlmately lOi'i of the 140 Bridge- port strikers arc already hack oa Directors of Commerce Chamber Arrange Conference with Of- Not Disclosed. 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 Colum- Wa Graphophone company re- .consider the decision to move the plant from this city because of the labor difficulties- A confer- ence has been arranged between a representative committee of the Chamber of Commerce and they order officials of the company. Every-1 weiu into effect. thing will be done to persuade the company to remain here. Hold Special Meeting. t'.-.e job although they were not com- pelled to return to work until to- day. The trains restored at 7 o'clock this morning arc given in full in another column. The list includes six New York and Boston trains, and two Xew York and Springfield trains, in addition to three on the Xew York and Springfield run which will omit the extra stops which State, to Exercise Powers. EQUALITY FOR WOMEN President to Serve Seven Year Appointed for for National- ization of Resources. Republic of Victory, Profiting by Experience in War. PUTS HOPE IN LEAGUE Mexicans Hold American Fliers For Ransom; Face Death Unless f "st T t nn i Gold Is Paid Today U. S. ARMY COMMAND ARRANGES TO PAY'SUM DEMANDED; STATED DEPT. AWAITS OFFICIAL WORD BEKL.IX, Friday. Although Predicated on Force, Is Guarantee of National Exist- ence for All and a Check on National Excesses. The decision to- step into the breach was definitely reached at a meeting of ths dirpcjj-rs of the chamber of commerce at 11 o'clock yesterday. While" the entire per- sonnel of the committee was not settled at the meeting, it will in- c-lude two merchants, two manufac- turers, two bankers and one attor- j.ey. Secretary Seward R. Price of th Chamber of Commerce said last jiight that arrangements for the conference had already been com- pleted, but that he was not at liberty to announce the time it will be Many Girls in Tears. Employes of the Graphophone company, who were paid off at the j plant Saturday, were hoping last night thai the company will recon- i sider its decision to leave the city. 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 Saturday., and many of the girls were heard de- ploring the fact that they had not returned to work when the company offered, them the opportunity. Had Bulk of Members of the strike committee of the company said last night they believed the Graphophone companv lose thousands of dollars in orders as a result of the contemplat- ed move. 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 goods. The strik- ers, before the company took its drastic action dosing- the shop, were of the opinion that the company grant the strikers' demands in i order to get them back to work so I that the Christmas orders could oe j filled.' Will Farm Out Work. T. C. Roberts, company official, said that orders which were partly filled would he "farmed out" to other shops of the Graphophone i corporation -until such time as the company is in a position to fill all orders in its new shops. Office help of the company and some of the older shop workers said last nght the company has offered them positions in Its new plant an-i they intend to leave the city to take up the work wherever the compan.x Fear Labor Surplus. Employes in other factroies throughout the city were viewing with alar.m the possible effects the closing of the Graphophone com- pany may have upon the labor situa- tion in general in the city. With some workers thrown out of -work the opinion is that employ- ment offices at other shops will be stormed today by applicants. No change was reported in the situation yesterday at the Reming- ton-Tost plant and other concerns -where strikes have been in progress lor the past few weeks. 19 Passenger Trains Re- stored on New Haven Line this are Return of striking shop- men of the N'ew Haven road to work has resulted in the restoration of 19 trains to their former schedule. The additions to the train service become ef- fective at 7 o'clock, morning. The trains restored as follows: lioston and Xcw York, fill Shore Train 21, leaving Boston daily. 3 p. m., coaches onlj'. Train leaving Xew York daily, 3 p. m., coaches only. Train 1, leaving Boston daily, 12 midnight, sleeping cars only. Train 2, leaving New York daily, 12 midnight, sleeping cars only. Train S. leaving Boston daily. 12.10 a. m., sleeping cars and coaches. Train 4. leaving Xew York daily. 12.10 a. m sleeping cars and coaches. Xow YorU and Springflcld. Train SS, leaving Xew York daily 10.30 a. m., coaches only. Train S3. leaving Spring- field daily 1.33 p.m. coach- es only. Trains 33, and 59 will omit extra stops and run on their regular schedule. Xew and Train 270. leaving Xew Haven, S.S'i a. m. week days. Train 2S2, leaving Xew Haven 3.10 p. in. week days. Train Si'3. leaving Spring- field 5 22 p. in. week days. Train SI, leaving Spring- field 6.55 p. daily. New Britain Branch. Train 1S12 leaving Xew Britain week days a.10 a. m. Train -1940 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. Xorman train service is also restored as follows: Boston and Plymouth, via Cohasset. Boston and Co- hasiet, Boston and Grcen- btibli. Sleeping cars are restored on the following runs: Boston and Xew Haven. Xew Hnven and Washington, Xrw York and Providence, Xew York and Springfield, and Xew York and White Kiver Junction. new German constitution, which was passed by the national assembly after months of debate and which became effective this week, is dhidod into two main parts "the composi- tion and ties of the empire" and basic rights and basic duties of Germans." The first part con- sists of seven sections and the sec- ond of live. The suo-divisions of the first part are; The empire and individual states; the Reichstag; the Imperial president; imperial government, im- perial council: imperial legislation and imperial administration of jus Those of the second part are: In- dividual community of life; religion and religious societies, education and schools, and economc life. The concluding part of the constitution bears the title: "Transition rela- tions." TcM of Constitution. The preamble lo the constitution begins as follows: "The German people, united in its branches and inspired by the will to renew and strengthen Us empire in freedom and justice, to further inner and outer pence and social advance has voted this con- stitution." Section one declares the German empire is "a republican state, sover- eignty being based on the people. It describes the territorial limits of the Empire, establishes the imperial colors as'being black, red and gold and states that the generally re- cognized rules of international law will be held as binding- on the em- pire. The Empire will have ex- clusive legislative rights governing foreign affairs, colonies, citir.enship, immigration, defense, coinage, cus- toms, posts, telegraphs and lonr; dis- tance telephones, re-population, PARIS, Aug. now musl 'foiinil the "Konublic of Vic- tory" Captain Andrew Tardieu, high commissioner lor Franco-American war matters, declared in a speech today on the occasion of the trans- fer of the ashes Deputy Abel Ferry, who was killed in action dui- ing the war. Captain Tardieu said in order to form that republic, France must take to heart in the time of peace the lessons learned the war. He laid special emphasis on the economic and financial changes that must take place. Deputy Ferry's ashes are being transferred to the old home of the Ferry family in the Vosges moun- tains of Alsace. "We acnieved our victory by the, constant effort of the whole nation reaching out for an declared Captain Tardieu. "and ;ve shall earn our.peace by same effort. The invasion of oui territory brought about the unity of all, withput dis- cussion, but the problems of peace are too complex; there arc too many I1UIEDUP Organizer of Street Car Union Charges Offer of Men to Run Trains Was Turned Violence So Far. and organiza- not submit to motherhood, children, >outh, health, labor, insurance, protection to labor ers of wounded soldiers and their re- latives, socialization of national re- sources, economic undertakings, manufacture, distribution, price fix- ing, economic production rights. paper money, food, luxury, articles of industry, mines, insurance, mercantile marine, control of and coast fisheries, mobile traffic. interests, traditions tions and they will mere silence. "The unanimous feeling of the nation is necessary to win peace. It will therefore, be the first duty of our generation to apppeal s to the people, to enlighten their conscience, to shape their opinions and to ob- tain their support after due .reflec- tion. "The huge French efforts, which' our dead have left behind and which we cawuot shirk without of- fending their memory will first of all be a sustained effort of material reconstruction; not merely the re- construction of those regions of France which have been _ destroyed by war, but of (he whole oE France. The equipment oi' our country for this economic struggle is unworthy SURFACE LINES TAXED Busses and Ferries Being Used to Relieve Expect Situation Will Be Criti- cal This Morning. All Railroads in United States Will Be Affected by Action of Delegates Representing 000 Employes. DEMAND STOKER OUTFITS Would Compel Roads to Expend in Equipping All Locomotives of Mallet Type with Automatic Stokers. XliW I'ORK. Aug. vast subway and elevated system'of the Interborough itapid Transit com- pany, operating in Manhattan, the Bronx and parts of Brooklyn and Queens, was completr-ly today by u strike called Mst 'I'glit by P. .1. acting president of the Brotherhood af Interliorouprh Rapid Transit company enmplover. The ,pay passed without violence. The tie-up which begun at 4 a. in. aft ordered, with the re- fusals of crews to start funs from the car barns, became absolute ,it G a. m. when the of the truins seii't out before 4 o'clock completed their runs, wero shunted into the barns and abandoned. Surface Cars Jammed. At that hour strikers in the tnter- borotigh power houses shut off the power causing a temporary stoppage of traffic on the surface lines of the Xew York Railways and the Man- hattan spus of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company which use Inter- borougli power. Throe power houses resumed op- eration an hour later, however, per- trade ij-suance of of us. and unworthy or" cnr future. This equipment m-ust-be and employes, eonliscation. care ac once; OUr lailway.s miiat be electrified and loans for national equipment musl lie floated. No Cause for Alarm. "It is, however, most important that the nation, while clearly under- standing the great weight of the Utsk, .should not be alarmed unduly. Figures arc. aftor all cpnveittional tu a certain degree, 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 sums, and France will pay only according lo justice, just as she fought only fir Justice. "Every one must in justice, pay a.c- mitting resumption of traffic, on those lines, which wore jammed through out the day as were the steant rail- Lieutenants Paul H. Davis and Harold G. Peter- son, Both Missing Since Sunday, August 10, Are Being Held Prisoner by Bandits a Few Miles from Re- ceived by Army Officials at Marfa, Texas, 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 Carranza. v. CLEVELAND, Aug. 35 to C5 per cent, increase in wigos is de- manded for 117.000 fiivinen anil hostlers on railroads In the United States and Canada in a wage scale adopted before adjournment todaj by 300 general chairmen of tlio Brotherhood of Locomotive men and Eengincmen hi session here since Tuesday. Another demand to bp present- ed .to the director general of rail- roads is that all coal burmnjr locj- raotives in road service weighing pounds and over .-jhall bo equipped with mechanical stokers and that two firemen shall be cm-' plowed on all such locomotives un- til they are so eciUipped. About ha-ir of the engines in tlie United States will come un- der this proposal only abo'it o.OOO of which are equipped with mechani- cal stokers a-t present. The more important seerion the report follow: Bates of pay Cor firemen and help- ers in passenger service per day of 100 miles or less, except when Mallet on's'ines are used, then BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. MARFA, Texas, August purporting to bf. from Lieutenants Paul H. Davis and Harold G. American army aviators missing since last Sunday, wero received here today at' military headquarters. The letters? stated the aviators were being held by bandits for ransom somewhere in Mexico and were threatened with? death unless the ransom was paid. The demand for (the ransom was received here todayj and a report made at once to Major General Dickman, convp mander of the southern department. An unconfirmed ,te-y port also was received here that the aviators were being helcf; at point close to the American border and that Chico Canqc a famous bandit of the Big Bend, Ojinaga district, was tha leader of the band holding the aviators. Overtime, in passenger service will ba computed on the present basis al a speed of 20 miles an hour. roads, automobile trucks, sightseeing] Tll freight service engines weiffh- the lake rairoads, auto- transportation by land, water and air, road construc- tion and theaters.- Rig-lits of States. Individual states will have legfs- lative rights, hut she busses and boat lines which essayed to tako care of the crowds. every prospect uf a contin- uation of the absolute lie up tomor- row, city officials the Public Service Commission were bending every effort .tonight toward provid- ing emergency transportation for the nearly p9rsons who will swarm the thoroughfares ing into Manhattan seeking trans- portation lo their places oC employ- ment, jtjon to th Strikers Tranquil. I Firemen With comparatively light traffic less than pounds fire'- men sha'.l be paid and on en- gines iveigrhiusr over 200.000 pounds per day of 100 miles or less. overtime to be computed on basis at a speed of 12 1-2 miles per hour. BOIHIS For Some. Firemen and helpers employed in local or way freight 'service, mixed mine runs and other service shall he made a minimum n[ fifty crnts per 100 miles or less, in addi- throush freight rates, employed -on helper, REV. EDWARD GEORGE DEPLORES ABSENCE OF CONCILIATORY SPIRIT Thinks It Would Be Good to Close Factories Until "Man Learns to Meet Man." will supersede those states. The constitution of individual means.; "Before the complete reform of all lays down ;iilos Ms finances the country is provin'K for altering the Empire territorially, month by month, its gnod shall providm? i'hat plebiscites held in districts affected. The Reichstas supersedes the tem- porary National Asspmblv. It will be elected for n term rif four years The president will he chosen by the entire German people instead nf by the Assemblv and will hold nfllrn fnr a term of seven years. Ho will ro- presen't the Empire under interna- tional law, will malte treaties and accredit diplomats. Declcvntions of war or peace mint he proclaimed by the Imperial Reichstag, and treaties with forf-isn states must be accepted bv the Reichstag. The president, as the chief defense ran employ and its, capacity for iiAymg what is necessaiy. Prance finds in llic treaty wliioli she Juts just sisnicd a large jMTSpco- tivc In the frame of the IXNUTIIC of commander of forces of tho Kmpiro. armed ances. Tor quclVmir disturb- nrpcl Provision for Buclset. chancellor will occnpv a r-oii- nf Vice Pre- is given the The lion analosrnus to that sident. The "Reichstag (Continued on Pace Two.) the future formula of intcrnnUoiinl relations. "'Hie sonl Is nonce: democracies are. tlie means. True, they turf arm- ed democracies, but tlio.v arc follow- ing new methods which we learned (luring the war. "These democracies are keenly conscious in each country of that historical tradition which the war affirmed fo strongly with tis. "These democracies "have diseov- 111 the pact which unites them ilip very charter and guarantee of their natlonnl existence and they recognize tluit volnntarv discip- line the collectivity of the- nation has the righi lo anticipate tho possible excesses of the national intemper- ance." today, due to the facts that it was Sunday and a rainy Sunday at that, the available means ,of transporta- tion were taxed to their capacity, and with the resumption of business activities tomorrow, one of Uw sev- erest crushes In the city's history is expected. The strike which begun this morn- ing was declared by the police to be, so far, one of tho most orderly large strikes ever called in New York. The strikers worked with the high- est precision and efficiency, running their cai-s quietly into the barns and leaving them in most fash- ion. Investigations by District Attor- pus'.er, tranfpr work, wreck, con- struction, snow plow, circus, mill? and all other trains in nnclassilied service shall be paid through freight rates according to class of engine iiSPd. Firemen employed on Mallet en- in all service except yard ser- vice shall he paid per day for or less. and helpers employed in yard service shnll he paid ?G5fl-per day of eight hours or IOSH except when Mallet engines are used, then !G SO. (Continued on Vnfte Two.) HARTFORD POSTAL CLERKS WANT INCREASED WAGES New Wage Seiilc Call-, for Maximum (if Smle. Gives INTO TREE AT FAIRFiELD FAIRFIELD, Aug. 17 ('Special Edward C. Lynch of 325 Livinjrstnn place, Bridgeport, a plumbi tractor, had a narrow escar injury when his tour car, in which he was driving towards Norwalk >ihis morning, Lead-on into a tree in front of Ferdinand Burr's, home on the Post road, after Lynch hud turned to one side to pass an- other car. Campaign Opened Here to Aid Czecho-Slovakia's Population AUTOMOBILE KNOCKS DOWN FRANK STREET WOMAN WHO SUFFERS FROM FRACTURE Speakeis at Mass Meeting in Lyric Theater Tell of Famine Con- Catherine Sullivan, 58, Runs pe ditions Prevailing Throughout New Po- pulace Suffers Terrible Mental Strain Under Inhuman Treat-1 merit Meted Out to Them by Austrians. in Front of Machine on Boston Avenue. The car was badiy wrecked. claims the machine was traveling 12 miles and hour. The first struck a telephone pole a gl'ancing blow and then ran into the The campaign to raise funds to relieve the people of Czecho-Slova- kia, a new nation, from hunger and army attache '.f the Slovak embassy at Washington, p: IN e th and United States at present an was launched at a masb an account of conditions -is nr- meetmg last night in the Lyric thea-i tua v exist in the new republic, and IF YOU FAIL TO RECEIVE Your Standard Telegram, Evening Post or Sunday Post, or if you don't get your paper oti time. Telephone Bar- num 6100. Circulation Department, POST PUBLISHING CO. tre. Speakers in intimate touch with the new governnient and the needs which confront it and its people ad- dressed the audience. About SO persons occupied the stage, includ- ing the committee, the combined choruses of the Sts. Cyril and Metho- i dius church and tho Slovak Luther- an church, and a number of women i and girls wearing the national cos- Emma No-, okova, private secretary 10 Mi-sa Alice Masaryk, president of the Czecho-Slovak Red Cioss. was the first spcakei. She described :he dire need of financial ;is? stance on the part of all Ameri- ia-1 and related many of, the she had during '-he! r. Captnjn llika Spent.s. Mika. who '.'vu with the intelligence ilepartmeni of, closed with a strong appeal fur help not only so that C'zccho-SiovaUia might be free. TJut that it .nicrlu en- joy its liberty and its future. The principal speaker Lieu- tenant P. wn r fought with two IJeck, who during the and in ten different countrie.1- When the Hoover Relief committee was select- ed to work in the various war str-ck- en countries he was chosen for expediences and close contact with the people whom they were to serve. Lieuten- ant Peck told of his seven months' work in Czecho-SlovaKm. Describes Sufferings, The speaker described the bcerie" of starvation by mm dur- the war in 'he country 'hat was Mrs. Catherine Sullivan, 38, of -'21 Frank street, is in the Bridgepoi t hospital with a possible fracture of tlie skull suffcii'rt when she wna struck and knocked dov.-n by an au- lomobile drhen by Vincent H Barske. of R. F. D. .Vo. 3, this city, at o'clock night. The accident happened at the corner of Boston avenUjC and Dover street. According to Barske, 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 spine, an abrasion HART-POF.D, Aug. ,1 meeting of the local nf the National Federation of Pos'iil Employes this afternoon it was voted to ask for an increase! wage scale. The demands framed cull for a wage scale for pos'al eltM-ks hi four grades ranging from .floOO to u year. The prcs-Mit sc.ue is from to Officers of the local said that SO clerks In the Hartford post office are .nemhers. The Hartford post office, bejause of the large insurance offices lime, is the third largest in New England. AUTOMOBILE STRIKES GRAND STREET MAN demand for lime d (Continued on Piiire Two.) AND SHOOTS HIS DAUGHTER That industrial progress is be- ins halted as it ought to be because might be well if all iniUihlrial entei- prisot. to for a time EL PASO, Aexas. Aug. ol'icial statement was issued at mili- tary headquarters here toriiglit, signed by Brigadier General James D. Edwin, district an- nouncing that L. A. Walton, commander of. the Aero unit at Fort had received .1 message from. the two missing aviators saying they had be-on captured oy -Mexicans and were ne'ng held fur ransom'.' The ransom must be paid by August JS. according to the message. Arraneeinuiiis were being made here tonight to obtain gold! cum and to send it to Marfa early tomorrow for payment ot the ran- deemed men dovi'iopcd a higher quality i This action was and f.uruoss and to protect tho General Statement! of sympathy acler, and until our manhood wilh our ho continued. the sentiments of Kev. lithvaul A. i Oeorge stroug'y e-Xpre.'-.'-oci from the pulpit of the L'nited chut eh clay. Mr. George in h's sermon on ihc of the aero' unit at subject of "The Art of GeUing miss repeating a mcbsage sigu- Tlic full text of the aiatemeiiit is-5 I sued at military headquarters Vo- i night by General Kdwm follows: I "A telegram was received lafernoon by Major L. A. with hit slrilso situation in p .iced emphasis foirib'y at the Uridgcporl. and UK- sbuitiiiK down ol' the American (i and the intention of plant to irmu- out of tliu city. cd by the two aviators who have.-, been missing since Sunday, sbuitniK i tiicy had boen captured try iraphophono were being held for ran- Ho asserted that thci it, the matter with the was nolh- Hinicipul- witii the transposition ftcn Known bandit. Colonel Mini which must be paid by August li, or would be killed. "Tliio message was brought intir" a town in ihc Big Bend district by .a d I'on t- Form.- nl Howie. .Mil., Search for liiiiilenlillcil Allg Peters, iiii, a farmer of Aruiulel. Prince Georges county, was mur- deied and his body Pel afire loday bv an unidentified negro. Catherine Peters. his daughter, shot through the nreast and arm and taken tn a Washington A j posse foi'ncd at P.owie ami is Iscarchiiv Tor ;he assailant. Pelpri nml his daughter nine been ill and confined to lied Otlx-r mem- bers- of the famih, including tin- wife ami another daughter, were .it church at Bowie. that would warrant such a step being- talu-n, bul that It was merely to the fact that man has not ye I leaincd how to deal with man. "We can melt httvl. hut we can- not melt hard hearN." he declared. "We can lay thousands of miles of straight track hut we c'liuiot keep crooked men straight. Perhaps n w'ou'd be well for n.l industrial en- terprises to cease for a time, for tl-c mines and train." to Mop, till wi- lime developed :t higher qiulitv of sym- pathy ;md fauni'st, diij character. Mil oui'1' miinhood h.i-, caught up wit hour ho continued. "One of our gieat factories shut down the other day and is consider- ing moving from the citj. N tlieie something the mailer with our municipals, with tin- n aural re- sources, with 11 nnsportalion facilities? H i- because nun has mil learned to with man. Persons have le.nned liow tn deal with tilings lint have imt learned [o de-il wilh i-thcr persons the rig's, eye a possible fracture of the Iter injuries are not fatal, It is said. Jacob Berlimd. Knocked Doivn and Sustains Compound l-'rac- (iire of Leg. Post Office Employes Ready To Take Housewives' Orders Wh.le Jacob Borland, 43, of 77S Cirand street, was returning home from work at Falrfieki Beach at 10 o'clock last night, he was run into by an automobile driven hy H. B. Wilson of Philadelphia. Borland was knocked to the grou sustaining body bruises ,ind a compound frac- ture of the right leg. 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 Later" by Parcel Post, hut Money Must Be Paid When Order Is Given. Langliorne, commanding officer the Eighth cavalry and the Big rViid district, the command-, nig general uf the lil Paso district that the message is authentic and. that he is laking all necessary raea- suies to .--ecure the release of tho aviators and ha-- presented this mat- ter to the proper authorities. The name of the place fiom which the- niCMage uas sent as well as the place where the lansom is to lie paid, is not given as it might inter--, lore with the release of the avir ators." .Lieutenant Peterton is 25 years old and is from Hutchinson, Minn. Lieutenant Davts is 23 years old and i-, from Strathmore, Cal. linker Withholds 1YASHI.VGTON, Aug. !arv Baker tonight after Press despatches telling of the hold--' ing for ransom by Mexican bandits of two American aviators had been read 10 him, said that he could make no comment. News of the holding of the avia- tors by Mexican bandits coming on the heels of the warning to the. government that unless protection was afforded American life and property in Mexico a radical change m the policy of this gov- ernment toward Mexico would re- sult intensified interest in official- tha Post nvo food blocked wo? given by the Harvev-Hnb- SEAS1DK PARK COXCERT. An excellent band concert road from renlieiri uyeniio said he did not see Berland, due lo the glare of the headlights of an on- coming machine. He took the in- ing several feature numbers was en- joyed by a ilarge audience yesterday ftornoon at Seaside Park. The con- (Contimind. on T-wo.) i hell hand Charles Oilhberti sang a Voice is Calling." Jured man to the 'Emergency hospi- "V. S. A." tal The machine uore ma.rli.ei i- Wilson was not held. Bridgeport housewives will have the opportunity this morn- ing to take advantage for the first time of the government's newly inaugurated system of shopping by mail. Orders for hundreds of pounds of government surplus food, purchased for the use pf_ the army and navy, and now ready to be distributed among the civilian population of the country in an effort to reduce the high cost of living, will be received by the localTost Office department today. Many orders for the government surplus food have already been re- ceived through the mail by Post- master Charles F. Greene, hut the) postmaster saia last night that these i ordein can not he tilled Orders must he left at Ihc POM oiliee annex (Continued on 1'uye Two.) DO NOT LEAVE TOWN THIS SUMMER without first making ments to have The Standard Telegram follow you to your vacation home. Daily sub- scription rate, by mail, SOc a month. INFAVSPAPERf Si EW SPA PERI ;