Bridgeport Telegram, January 3, 1918

Bridgeport Telegram

January 03, 1918

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Bridgeport Telegram, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1918, Bridgeport, Connecticut Largest Morning .Circulation in Connecticut THE WEATHER See Bottom First Column VOL. LIV, NO. 75. BRIDGEPORT, CONN., THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY EIGHTEEN CENTS. IN FACTORIE 50 Cars of Coal Ready for Plants Part of 200 .Carload Ship- ment of Soft ,Coal En Route to Connecticut Factories Government to Move Solid Coal Trains Ahead of Other Freight. the first sign of ARREST DENTISTS FOR PRACTISING WITHOUT LICENSE relief for the coal situation in the munitions factories of Bridge- port given last night in the an- nouncement that 50 carloads of soft coal would be delivered at once, the fuel authorities and manufacturers of this city were more hopeful of the situation 'last night. Result of Appeal. The first direct result of uie telegrams of appeal for coal, ad- dressed on Monday by the Bridge- port Chamber of Commerce ana (Bridgeport Manufacturers' associa- tion to government officials at came last evening, State Administrator Thomas W. Russell, in a telephone mes- sage from his headquarters in Hartford, advised Carl F. Siemon, chairman of the local that a consignment loads of soft coal i distribution to Connecticut fac- tories, and of this amount, Bridge- port be allotecV 50 carloads. The 200 carloads apportioned Connecticut is a part of -the carloa'ds that have been tied uj tor weeks on the Pennsylvania lines, and were started on their by Director General of Rail- roads McAdoo on Monday. The coal is now in New York, and will ba transported immediately over the New Haven road. The arrival cf 50 carloads for Bridgeport is t xpected late to-day or early to- morrow. .mis to The total cargo of the 50 car- Is' allotment for Bridgeport will a ount to about tons, Mr. S told The Telegram last i. rrht. This amount will relieve Ijie situation in this city temporari- Harlford. Jan. tendent of Slate Police Thomas I-1. JEgaii was given 10 warrants to-day to serve upon dental practitioners in. Connecticut who arc alleged to be unlicensed. The warrants were issued after complaint by the Connecticut Dental as- sociation that the practice of regulations of the dentistry was being violated in many parts of the state. William A. liockhai't of Hartford was the first to be served with a war- rant. The others for whom warrants are issued arc George IV. Fisher, Bridgeport; Vin- cent Kldridge. Norwich; George H. Grcgoire, Moo.sup; George B. Xajaiiie. Torring- toii; Harry A. Reynolds, Now Ha veil; H. L.oft, Xcw Ha- ven; W. A. Fosdick, Seymour; C. W. King, Watcrbiiry: Mrs. Frank Ryder, Hartford. Local police aided the state oplice in placing the dentists under arrest and most, of them will be given hearings in town courts to-morrow. F. committee, of 200 car- is enrouie for (GoiitiiHied on Page .14) Kami Terminal Co. Gets Coal for Locomobile Co. The boat "Moonlight" arrived at the dock of the Locomobile com- pany yesterday afternoon. This barge contained about 800 tons of bituminous coal and was brought liere by the Karm Terminal com- pany who have the- contract to supply the Locomobile company its fuel. K. W. McNeil, president of the Karm Terminal company, .said last right. "The bituminous fuel situ- ation is still very acute. So far we have been able to protect our own customers and keep them supplied coal, but we do not like to lake on any other shops- source of supply may have been temporarily stopped. The fact that the harbor is nearly frozen up is a serious menace to trans- portation, and we are hopeful that the cold spell will be broken oth- erwise a new difficulty will arise." GETS ONK YKAli FOR STEALING OVKRCOAT. Washington, Jan. Lieut. Charles W. Ferguson, quar- master corps, National army, at- tached to the 82nd division at Camp Gordon, near Atlanta, lias been dismissed from the service and sentenced to the Fort Leaven- worth penitentiary J'or a year the theft of au overcoal from a -low oiliccr. for iel- WKATHKK KKI'OKT. Forecast: Kasl Now York and South New Knglami: Fair, con- tinued cojd Thursday and Friday. Tiie middle western disturbance of Tuesday night continued UK soJihea.stwurd movement, with but. decrease in int'-j-.sity and is over northern l-'lo- i uu.- The snow thai fell during list 2-1 hours on account of ..ruanct: covered the upper lake i. n .uwc-i- lake regions, tin; u, and the Ohio and the Atlantic tr.yi.o from South Carolina to and New, Jer.-ey. have fallen con- siderably in the c-entnil plains statts and M it-sou !'i valley and Oklahoma ami n.-m.iin lower over West End Angry over Robberies Residents Assert that the Gang Works within 30 Paces of Police Hundreds of Dollars' Worth Stolen, They Say. Robberies involving many hundred dollars in cash and several hundred dollars worth merchandise became known last evening when indignant merchants and residents of the West End were aroused to the breaking point .by what they term the inefficiency of the police and detectives in round- ing up a gang of criminals that is operating in Bridgeport al- most every night and commit- ting wholesale thefts and burglaries. These burglaries are believed to have been committed in all sec- tions of the city. The police have failed to give notice any of the burglaries called to the attention of the Telegram last evening. Crooks are liainpaiit. It was learned that some time Xew Year's eve while a .gang of six armed highwaymen wore shoot- ing up the restaurant of Sigmund Ijukatos in the West Knd another bold rc'bbery was taking place al- most next door to the shooting af- fray. Joseph Frankcl, who conducts a .sal001.1 at the corner of Bo'stwiek avenue and Osbornc -streets, told a report'er of The Telegram yester- day afternoon that bis place had been broken into five limes since last .summer and on New Year's eve the burglars succeeded in. get- ting away with about in cash and about worth of sigars and whiskey. Other burglaries have been reported to the police but detectives department thus thieves for the second time within tho culprits. Two weeks ago tho saloon of Stephen Uominico 011 Bostwick avenue was also broken into by the'ivcs for the second time within three weeks. 'In their first burglary tlio thieves succeeded in getting about ?L'0 in cash which they took from tho register. TTio last time that the thieves entered the place thoy broke ope.') the cash register. which was and stole besides practically ruining an al- most now cash register. Tiike C.'oods Wholesale. Perhaps the most amazing bur- glary of them all is that took place on tho night ber HO in the women's Deluge in Store, Loss Is Sprinkler System at the Foster-Besse Company Bursts By Freezeup Building Is Flooded Automatic Alarm Gives Warning. Ten thousand dollars dam- age was caused last night in the clothing store of the Foster- Besse company, 956 Main street, when a four-inch Water pipe of the Rockwood _sprinkl- ing system with which the building is equipped, burst about 7 o'clock as the result of freeze-up, and turned loose a deluge of water which flood- ed the large four-story build- ing1 from top to bottom. SWISS FIRE ON GERMAN STEAMER OVTSWE LIMIT Geneva Switzerland, Jan. 2. Swiss troops on duty on the shores of Lake Constance yes- terday lircrt upon the newly launched German lake stctam- er Kaiser Wilhchn, which en- tered Swiss territorial waters. The vessel was pierced in many -places by rifle lire and withdrew rapidly. No lives were lost. The incident is regarded ns marking Switzerland's dctcr- mintitioii to protect her neu- trality. Tackles 5 Negroes in Restaurant The amount of damage done by the water is covered by insurance, which the Foster-Besse company carried with the Springfield Fire Insurance company. Insurance ad- justers are expected to arrive on the scene of the disaster this morn- ing, at which time they will make an accurate estimate of the loss. The Foster-Besse store will be closed until further notice. After the- inventory is completed, the damaged stock will either be taken over by tho insurance company or sold to the public. Alarm Gives Warning. The first inkling that anything was wrong in the Foster-Besse store came when a signal connect- ed to the sprinkling system was flashed in to the of tho A. D. T., at p. m. J. M. Bow- den, manager of the local.. A. D. T. office was at his desk fit the time, and he rushed to the Main street store in a very few moments. Whon he arrived on the scena, he coiild hear the water rushing from the pipe, which, was located in a blind attic on the fourth floor of the building. Ascending the, stairs to determine whether or not a fire had broken out, he was met by a veritable Niagara of water pour- ing from the ceiling of the second floor. He pulled open the door leading to the third story stairway, and was greeted with a-rush of water from the floor above. Mak- ing his way to the third floor of the building, which wag tlicn un- der a throe-inch covering of water, he attempted to climb the ladder leading to the blind attic on the top floor. Fearing that the water- sonkecl ceiling might drop at any moment, "ho abandoned his inten- tions, however, and rushing down to tlT> basement of tTie store, turn- od off the water, and drained the After notifying Edward Foster, manager of the local store, of the happening, Mr. Bowden started to ropcuc what stock ho could from the iivater which was by that time, pouring from the ceiling of the main floor. Summon Employes. vSliortly after lie had been noti- fied by Mr. Bowden, Mr. Foster arrived at the store with nine em- ployes whom he was able to sum- mon by telephone, and the work of saving what goods that could be moved and that had not already been damaged by water was start- Patrolman Captures Twoj After Breaking Night- stick on Head of One- Reserves Sent to Water Street when Row Starts. U. S. Must Rush Men to Front Allies to Regulate Ship- ping to Provide Trans- ports for Steady Stream of Men to Meet Proba- ble German Offensive. Entire unity htnceiorth is to be the Avatchword of the United States and its allies in the prosecution of the war. American.troops are to be rush- ed to the fighting fronts in large numbers as quickly as possible and there is to be per- fect co-ordination in naval, military, financial, food, war industries and diplomatic mat- ters. Three Boys Lose Battle with Cold on Lake Erie, Guards Rescue Another Toledo, Ohio, Jan. boys perished and one man was terribly frozen in a New Year's day battle with the cold on the ice on Lake Erie between Marblehead and Kelly's Island. The boys with George Priest, 22, walked from Marblehead four miles across the lake to Kelly's Is- land yesterday. On their return trip they encountered a northeast gale, a blinding snowstorm and zero temperature. At 7 o'clock last night members of the Marblehead coast guard crew saw a man half a mile off shore- on the ice.. They brought him in. The man was Priest, dazed and frozen. He said he had left the Kruko boy's dead body on the ice and that the other two had started back to Kel- ly's Island. Coast guards searched until last night late, for the boys out on the lake and resumed work this morn- ing. They say that undoubtedly the boys perished and their bodies may have been carried farther out into the lake by ice floes. which of and men's (Continued on Mercury Hovers Around Mark of Seven Above (Continued from Page One) Thought to Be Poor But Left country in the coast iday in the eastern half of UK: while m the v.'ust high turcs continue- except states. It will be colder Thursday in tin southeast ami warmer l-'r lake re-ion. Suit I JIM'S............ Water.......... Jjovf Water..........i) Moon llbes............ 11 a. it. m. m. in. m. m, At. midnight last night the (ein- was seven degrees above the northeast wind regis- tered about IS below zero or at least that is the way it felt to pedestrians. All day yesterday thai, raw northeast wind cut into humanity and l-Jridgeport hoim s --D much that folks gener- ally thought it w.ts much colder than above as the weather nrin n-portod. Karly yesterday morning the in' i-ciiry wa-: officially live below lull lite day look ft tls.ubt up tin.- instrument L'O degrees. It. wi-nt willi about, the same speed that it went cjown Sunday morning when the cold wave was stinging entire eastern half of thu country. John 10. Bond, son of Jessie H. JJoud, of !MU Dcwcy street, this oily, is named as the sole bcno- licinry in the estate of Abby Eliza- beth Uurrift, who died on Decem- ber in Bridgeport. The estate aggregates in value about of which is real estate In this city. jM rs. Jluri'itt was known to neighbors-as a recluse. She lived alone, and was thought to be in poor circumstances. Her will, which IUIH been iileil in the oflice of Judge: of Probate Paul Li. Miller, show.s that; she leaves approxi- mately in personal property, and in real estate. Her only surviving relative iw a grand- daughter, Mrs. Jessie B. Bond, of Ihiij city. Jn the will, M. Alice Gould of P.rielgeport is named as executrix. The executrix is instructed to hold in trust for the deccascd'w great- grandson, John K. Bond, the entice estate until he .shall reach the age of UJ. He is lo be allowed the in- come from the estate regularly un- til his I'lst birthday, at which time the entire principal is to be turned over to him. With a blackjack swinging from one hand and a night- stick in the other, Patrolman Burns invaded the White Front restaurant, owned by Acestides Angelopolos, at 517 Water street, early last evening and attempted to place a gang oi five negroes that had totally' wrecked the restaurant, for no apparent reason, under arrest single handed. When .Patrolman. Burns placed- Kent Neville, 31, colored, of S2S Broad street, an alleged member of the gang under arrest, he was attacked by John Robinson, 32, colored, of the same address; who attempted to take the policeman's prisoner away. With one single blow of his nightstick Patrolman. Burns opened Robinson's scalp so that it required four stitches by Dr. Pasuth at the Emergency hospital to close the wound, and at the same time broke his heavy night- stick sq.uarely in half over the negro's head. He succeeded in holding his prisoners until the re- serves arrived from police head- quarters. Send Out Reserves. While the fight with the negroes was in progress in the restaurant someone had telephoned a riot call into police headquarters and the reserves, in'the patrol wagon, were rushed to the scene. When tho re- serves arrived the police say that Robinson showed more fight and it was necessary to subdue him be- fore they could take him to head- quarters. At headquarters Neville was booked and sent to a cell while Robinson was taken into the Emer- gency hospital to have his wounds dressed by Dr. B. C. Pasuth. Much tlio worse for wear the negro re- fused to allow Dr. Pasuth to shave his hair around the cut that bad to be sewn up and another light ensued in the operating room of the hospital before the doctor could dress the wounds. The negro was then booked and taikeii to a cell. Demanded Caslu A6cording to tho story told by the owner of the restaurant a gang of five negroes entered his place at about o'clock last evening and immediately told him that they wanted his day's cash receipts. None of the gang had any revolv- ers or weapons and he refused to give up his day's earnings, with the result that the five men threatened him and then rushed behind the counters and pulled the cash reg- ister off thb counter and opened "it. but did not have a chnnce to get any of the cash as they were at- tacked by the owner. Other negroes then started to wreck' the place. They pushed over piles of dishes, overturned the chairs, tables, nrid bar where food was passed out, and broke glass show cases where cigars and cigar- ettes were kept. It was at this point that Patrol-, man Burns is said to have entered tho restaurant and tackled the gang single hiindecl after he had been attracted by the noise of breaking glass inside the restau- rant. The other four members of tho gang succeeded in making their escape good while Patrolman Burns was battling with the two negroes. State Prisoners Give Liberally to Red Cross Hurl ford. Conn., Jan. 2. Prisoners in the slate prison at Welher.stielil showed their patriot- ism in the recent Rod Cross drive when lid.S out of (My of them paid over their dollars for member- ships. This fact was recorded at a meeting of the prison board to- day. Additionally Italian inmates contributed ?22S for the Italian war relief fund and the .To.wisii in- mates, C'105 for a like fund. The agreement' between the al- lies for unified action was reached at the recent inter-allied confer- ence in Paris, which was attended by an American commission head- ed by Colonel E. M. House, arid arrangements already have been made for the United States to carry out. its part of the combat. I'roviilc Transport. In order that American troops may be despatched in a constant stream to Europe the allied nations are so to arrange their merchant .shipping that the necessary trans- ports will be available for the huge task. That quick work in getting the American army to the front Is most vital is indicated, by a state- ment of Major General Maurice, chief director of military opera- tions at the British war oUice. General Maurice says it is prob- able J.hai iiiojr; heavy .reinr forcemehts, drawn frdrii the east- ern to the western front, the Ger-- mans shortly will make a. strong- offensive against tho British and French armies and that tho enemy may be expected to make some gains. Optimism was expressed, how- ever, that the enemy would not be able to intiict the same degree of damage upon the allies as he has sustained at the hands of the Brit- ish during the last year. Apparently as proof that the Germans are preparing for a big offensive is the almost-continuous bombardment of various sectors along the British and French fronts. Aside from these bom- bardmnets there has been little activity except by small raiding parties. A heavy snow is falling and another cold wave has set 'in on the French front from St. Qucii- tiii to the Vosgcs mountains. Snow and cold weather also arc giving the Italians a chance fur- ther to strengthen their northern line against the Austro-Germans. Aside from reciprocal artillery duels little lighting oe moment is in progress. In an endeavor to off- set their loss of ground resulting from having been driven back across the lower Piave river, enemy has tried to effect a landing on the west bank of the stream a short distance from the mouth of the Piavo. His1 boats, however, were caught under the lire Italian guns, and the project had to be given up. Austro-German airmen continue to bomb towns on the Venetian plains. Treviso and Bassano have again been attacked, and bombs also-wore dropped on Mcstrc. Bit- lln damage was done by the bombs. Three of the enemy aircraft were shot down in aerial battle or by anti-aircraft guns. Nation May Sell All Sugar Food Administrator Hoover Urges Govern- ment Purchase and Sale Wants Congress to Act at Control .Restaurants. Washington, Jan. ernment purchase and sale to consumers of all sugar used in the United States and con- trol of the amounts and kind of be served in public eating places were advocatec to meet the abnormal war con- ditions by Food Administrate! Hoover 'to-day in testimon} before Senate committee in- vestigating He said conferring additional upon food legislation administra Glad to Get Men Dismissed DEAD IN GUATEMALA San Salvador, Salvador, Jan. Newspapers of this city declare that no fewer than people lost their lives in the Guatemala earthquake. Many persons are go- ing overland from San Salvador to Guatemala to investigate the fate of friends'. Telegraphic communication be- tween San Salvador and Guatemala is again interrupted. Expect Scarcity of Labor in Town to Be Over- come By Release of Skilled Help Chaoce for All Seeking Em- ployment. V Bridgeport's labor was materially relieved by the; dismissing of the ployes at the Remington lant yesterday and the Mami-l acturers' association last ni-gfitj Norwalk to Sell Coal to People Takes Steps to Comman- deer Fuel and Distri bute It to Those Most in Need Shops in Sorry Plight. Norwalk, Jan. 3 tion such powers should be enacted by Congress. Food conservation came up only casually during an all day examination of Jtr. Hoo- ver. Kusiills Disappoint ing. The administrator revealed that results from conservation plans formulated for hotels and restau- rants had been disappointing be- cause of the deliberate failure of some to co-operate with the ad- ministration. Those seeking to help had been forced to abandon their efforts, Mr. Hoover said, in order to meet competition. The witness believed housewives gen- erally were conforming to the con- servation recommendations. Chairman Reed, of the commit- tee who has been the chief critic of tho food administration in the Senate, did not question Mr. (Continued on Piipe .IS.) Turns on Gas f to Heat Room, Is Found Dead Chances for Hun-Russian Peace Remote ex- Pctrograd, Jan. chances of a separate peace between Rus- sia ami the Central powers being effected .seem remote, ot what, arc regarded us Germany's unreasonable demands. .Leon thu .Bolshevik foreign minister and his associates take the aland Unit the Baltic provinces are in reality under military prosj-mrc while they continue to be occupied by Germany. The Russian delegation upon its return from Tues- day laid before the council of eoni- mis.sioners at Petrograd Germany's demands, which caused amazement and tho declaration that the coun- cil was not favorable to acceptance. An claboiution of thu German po- sition in letters and statements which followed the general state- ment of terms showed that the Germans hold that Poland, Lithu- ania, Courlaud, Livonia and Ivs- thonia have already defined thorn- selves nationally within the moan- ing of the peace terms proposed, niid insist that they shall not vote a g; i i u. The GiM-uiaiis also explained, through Ci en era I llot'fmaii, Unit Germany fan not. evacuate Kiga, Lilian iincl other occupied points until curtain that all Russia sanc- tions peace: otherwise Germany's enemies might, assist Ukraine or other disaffected sectioiui in op- positio'u to thu central powers. "With the gas cock connecting with a stove in her room turned part way on, members of the fam- ily found Mrs. Delia Finan, of 203 Charles street, dead in an arm chair in her room after'they had broken down Ihc front door to gain admittance to the house. When (lie family first-saw Mrs. Kinan sitting in her arm chair they bi-.lieved that she nail simply been overcome by the fumes of gas and sent a hurry call in to the Kmer- gency hospital. When .Dr. B. C. I'asu'th arrived ho pronounced the woman dead and nolilied Medical Kxamincr Dr. M. S. Garlick, who immediately investigated tho case anil pronounced death due to acci- dental asphyxiation. According to the. story that the members of the family 1old Dr. T'asuUi and Medical Kxaminer Dr. Garlifk, thoy bad been at. work all clay and "were returning home to supper when they found that the door was locked and tho key was on the inside ot: the. door. Sev- eral pedestrians were, called in lo assist tho family in breaking down the door. After the room had become heated Dr. Garlick states facts brought out at. the meeting lust night by Frank- lin A. Smith, of the local fuel com- iniUce, there is on baud in all the coal yards of Norwalk combined a supply of only about 700 tons of anthracite and bituminous coal to- gether. Unsupported estimates jlace the amount on hand for 'umily use at less than 100 tons. Limit Coal Sale. An order issued yesterday by Administrator Kussell limits tho ale of coal to individual consum- ers in Norwalk to one-quarter ton each, but even this amount can- not be obtained. At least two local yards have no coal to supply tha orders that arc pouring in. Three yards have, a very small supply, anc one yard has a supply of sev- eral hundred tons on baud. One barge, containing 400 tons of coal, consigned to D. .IT. Gault of was driven into Nor- walk harbor by the storm, and i now tied up at the dock of ll.ay- vnoiifl coal dealers Gault has offered to sell coal fron the. barge to Norwalk people, bu Thomas I. Raymond, head of the firm of Kaymond Brothers, to allow such a .sale, claim ing thu t a meeting made ncnts to take care of all die hands. The manufacturers! vcre sorry to hear of the gitti tion at the Arms jenefited them to thi extent- hat employes will be away in the other of the city. For weeks and months the manyj ufacturers have been limpinj hrough with their shortj landed, but in the action--of.'the Remington Arms company they, great relief for their own -plant l.t is understood the Libert Ordnance company, formerly tl Bridgeport Projectile companj has received some large ment contracts, which will .enaliH them to engage a much number of employes. All Xecil Slen. The Bullard Engineering pany in the Black JRock iseptfpid will soon require a large riumiSer of hands in government its big- plant so that all tho-'meij dismissed from the Remingtoril plant will be taken care of with.-3 out any of them leaving the The company in notifying its em- ployes of a dismissal announced that outside manufacturers, had been notified of the action, indi- cating they would be take-n- cart of in places outside of the city. Last night, however, the Bridge, port manufacturers in conference talked over the labor situation anil made arrangements to take1; car of all tht men who came it way. The news of'the lay, ot came to them like a barge would be to the fuel adm.inistrd.tioi because they have been just assh'op of labor as the administration ha' been "shy" of coal. The releasing of the men (Continued on 1'afj'e 13.) (Continued on Page IS.) City Schools May on New Haven Road Takes Off Limited Trains 1 idStOll, (ailment vico due Jan. sharp cur- iu passenger train ser- to tho necessities of fuel conservation ami the expeditiouo movement of freight, was announ- ced by the New Vork. New Haven it Har'il'ord llailroad to-night. The. I'.ay Stale limited, between Boston and Xew York and the Slate, of .Maine express which leaves Nov York daily for points in Maine with connections for Xew Hampshire points, are among tlio bettor known trains which will be cm ot'i. The curtailment bocoines effective January U, At least four public Bridgeport, and possibly not hold sessions to-day, of the freezing of. water pipes tBs caused the closing of buildings yesterday, when aU-p pils were expected to returns, til their work after the Christmas vs cation. The 10 other schools" that were closed yesterday AVill resut sessions as usual to-day, Superln-; tendent of Schools Samuel J. Slawa son, announced last all tli. acuities having been adjusted.-" More than school cliildre of. the city will have their wintei vacation further extended by 'th inability of the Elias Howe, ler, Whitticr, and Junior--- Higl schools to be opened to-day. lay in completing necessary re pairs may cause the Barnum Summertield schools to ren closed to-day, and if such is tli'- ease. l.UOO more pupils vyill footed. The freezing of pipes supplylhj water for boilers, lavatories, oilier pur.poses was responsible foi the closing of M schools for ail part of tho day yesterday. It some' eases, janitors found it possible to push the furnaces limit high enough to sustain healthful temperature, arid buildings where this condition vailed were closed during the Tho high school building was ed during the morning, when el forts to raise the side above 47 deg. had failed; Tiri Whittier, Staples, Elias Howe., avtl .lunior High schools were closed day. At the other children reported after the maa vacation, but after a: time were dismissed for the The schools so affected were, till Jefferson, YYatersvillc, Roger man, Hall, Barnum, Wheeler.'' land IJrook, and a portion of Muplewood building. At ley school all but four rooms uuiiucd in session. It is expected that the necessary thawing and repairs at Ihc m.'.iuing schools will be complete to-day, and tho entire system- no doubt be- In order by. i _ ._ ;