The Bridgeport Telegram from Bridgeport, Connecticut on June 15, 1927 · Page 4
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rouR THE BRIDGEPORT TELEGRAM, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 1927 »HOLD 2, HAILED LK '.vho arrived an hour before Colonel Lindbergh and spent some ot the spare 1 Ime speculating with those In his part y at tho size of the crowd. It \VUK asserted there were ' around 500.000." NEIGHBORS COMPLAIN OF NOISE. PAIR IS HELD But Estimates Vary--500,000 Seems Minimum; * Biggest Crowd Ever. NEW YORK. June 14.-- (By Ajsoclat- M Prsss.l. Police, trained ;u crowd computation held up 'heir nigh; stick? · in dismay nnd inability yesterday declining to hazard xvllliln "soo.OOO Vs to WW many persons actuallv partlclpat- ** In the treceptioii to Colonel Lind- beiRh yesterday. ., Newspaper?, however, for Uc.icUir:.* 5frurposes. socmoc! ngreed that L! COO.000 v j«rsons. and upward", saw Llndb-r*ii. (· jtr tried to. within the city limits. Those who couldn't sec the soldier.-. r i *Or yei hear the music from the ground, ntimoered. of course, many Wore, for ths National Bronc! ens tin's TOtr.pany estimated tbey Told l.VOOO,^ OOO persons every visible c'eti.;i of the i P*r»de and reception over the radio. · Here and there womc-i tainted, and Occasional attempts were made by the * ·"'·· males to break through police Drunken carousels which have been annoying residents of Shelton street for the past few weeks were ended last night when police raided the home , of John Golden, forty-seven, of TOO Financier Tells of Entering Sheltou street, and arrested him to- Off.pl,. Market ill Ppptnn tfl gether with George Welsh, thirty-five.' olOCK IVIdl KCI Ml TCI bUIl IU 110 address. Golden was charged with drunkenness and keeping a disorderly house and held under n bond of $150. t Welsh was charged with drunkenness' and held under a $30 bond. Neighbovs who complained, alleged otisly contested cross examination be- drinklng parties xisually com- fore representatives of the Interstate I Acquire Control c-f R. R. WASHINGTON, June 14.--(By Associated Press.* In the course of vlgor- REPUBLICAN CLUBS TO ' PLAY BALL SATURDAY the , Be- : the At the Mall In Central Park the · aembled. Including Gov,-'.nor Smith, Announcement \vas in: 1 ?? ;it meet.ns of t'nr Tenth District uubllcRii ('.ub last night that club baseball uv.r.i will pluv Sixth District Republican club's team Juno 18 at, 11 a. m. on the Madison avenue grounds. On June 23 another jamc will be played with the Fire department team f.f, Newfleld park. One new member v.-ns elected to the club last night.. Smoke anytime SmoHealot- buttokea Chaser At all clear counters that the drinking parties xisually ..-- _ . . n-.cnccd early In the morning tmd con- | Commerce commission today n . partial tlnued on unt:i daylight, the ribald I account of the activities of the \ a n shouts and laughter keeping them i Sweringen interests in the field of fivll- awake. ' (road control was developed. However. ; it was lett incomplete by the positive refusal, on the advice of counsel, of O. P. Van Sweriugen to answer all questions. As a witness he revealed lhat his brother, M. J. Van Sweringen and he had personally gone into vhe stocl; market sivrl bought outright control of the Wheeling and I,al-.e Erie railroad, only to t.-tmsfer ibeir stock holdings In I equal shares to the Nickel Plate, which they control, and Baltimore Ohio and New York Central. He stood firmly by a refusal to give In detail the steps by which he. his brother mid their associates had previously acquired control of the Giles- iipealie Ohio, and the question of whether he me;- be compelled to answer the questions was reserved for a decision by the full membership of i LliR commission. Mr. Van Swerlngen appeared today i as a witness ill the hearings on the project of the Chesapeake Ohio to purchase control of the Erie and Pere Marqtiette systems. Henry W. Anderson, counsel for Chesapeake Ohio minority stockholders opposed to the : merger plan, undertook t-he railroad j operator's cross examination, and fil- ! ed for record a Ions series of financial statements furnished by the Van Sweringen Interests, relating to details of the Chesapeake fc Ohio corporation and arrangements by -which the Van Sweriiigens hold control 01 ! Jive trunk line railroads. Among the statements Tvns one showing loans obtained by the Van Sweriiigens from large banking institutions which are depositories of railroad funds. It Indicated that during 1926 J. P. Morgan company $40.000,000 of which $20 had loaned the Cleveland brothers 840,000.000 of which 820,000,000 has been repaid while the First National of New York has loaned them $0.000. 000 and other Institutions lesser amounts. Quizzed In Wheeling. Turning to the qxiestlon of the Wheeling and Lake Erie railroad whose sharp Increases in stock prices this spring nearly convulsed the market. Anderson asked what "common interest the Baltimore and Ohio, New York Central and Nickel Plate railroads" had in the transactions. "I am here us the chairman of the Chesapeake and Ohio board of directors," Mr. Van Sweringen protested In ' reply. "It has purchased nothing, As to ', the Nickel Plato I cannot tell." ; Mr. Fltzpatrick objected to that line of examination but Director Mahaffle | ruled that the questioning might proceed. ! "Do you know how much the Baltl: more and Ohio has purchased of Wheel- I InR nnd Lake Erie stock?" A" dersou asked. "I do not," Mr. Van Swerlngen snap-; ped back. | "Do you know how much stock these · railroads purchased In the Wheeling i and Lake Erie from others acting on ! their behalf?" · "It Is my understanding that each · of them made some purchases but that's Just my undemanding," Mr. Van Sweriugen returned. At this point, Newton D. Baker, former secretary of war, now personal counsel for Mr. Van Swerlngon. protested that personal matters were belnR j Inquired Into, ontl that the subject | did not at all concern the application before the commission. Again Director Mnhpffle ruled that the questioning was Justifiable. I Decisive Action. : Then Mr. Baker moved decisively. i "I now request the witness," he said, , "to make the record clear by declining j to nnswer ftirther questions on this subject, on rdvtcs of counsel, so the | matter may be certified to the commission." A conference between Mr. Van Swer- insen. Mr. Baker and other counsel followed, after which Mr. Baker withdrew his instrxictions. saying that In making them he forgot that hr was a director of the Baltimore and Ohio as well as counsel for Mr. Van Sweringen. Mr. Anderson Inquired as to the exact basis of the plan by which the four larger eastern railroad groups had parceled out railroad properties tentatively among themselves. Mr. Van Swerlneen again protested particularly when the attorney suggested that the New York Centra], Baltimore anti Ohio nnd Van Sweringen group were "lined up against the Pennsylvania." "Why wasn't the Pe'isylvaiila In the Wheeling and Lake Erie deal?" Mr. Anderson demanded. "They didn't want to be--they were offered an opportunity," Mr. Van Sweringen responded. The hearing suspended iate In the dav pending the expected rullne of the full commission on the unanswered questions. Mr. Van Sworlngen was excused to await that decision. WESTIMHOUSE OFFICIAL DIES TO STUDY AT FAMOUS PLACE Victoria Piccirillo Will Enter St. Cecelia Academy in Rome Next Month. General G. E. Tripp Was Chairman of Board-Held D. S. C. WEDNESDAY Money-Saving S P E C I A L S ! ! · With This Beautiful 3 PIECE VELOUR SUITE Pay Only $Qf^ 5Q Balance $5 Down! ^7^7 $1*50 Weekly! Imagine such a colossal value! A beautiful 3 pc. Living Room Suite in your choice of rich blue, brown or taupe Velour, sturdily made with spring construction and loose cushions and, included--FREE-a charming set of Slip covers! Regularly this combination would sell for $139.50 at Lee's low prices! You save $50! But it's for 1 day only--Wednesday--and the stocks will go fast at this ridiculously low price -- so come early! (If impossible to come during day, telephone for an evening appointment. Merchandise will be held without obligation). Buy Early! Quantity Limited! Open Evenings by Appointment LEES 1379 MAIN STREET Buy on Lees Liberal Credit NEW YORK. June 14.--(By Associated Press) Brigadier General G. E. Tripp, chairman of the board, West- liighouae Electric and Manufacturing company, died tonight at the New York | hospital of complications following an i operation. Born In Wells, Maine, April 22, 1805. General Tripp was educated in South Berwick academy and spent virtually his entire life In the study of electrical operations. He entered the employ ot the Eastern railroad before fcs consolidation with the Boston Maine, i Later he was employed by the Thompson-Houston Electric company on the work of changing the West End railway, of Boston from a horse car system to an electric system. He became chairman of the board of the Westinghouse Electric a.nd Manufacturing company In 1912. General Tripp was awarded the Distinguished Service medal In 1919 for "exceptionally meritorious service to the United States government" during j the war. He resigned November 21, i 1018, as assistant to the chief of ord- 1 nance, United States army. I TAD JONES' COAL FIRM INCORPORATED Has Authorized Capita! Stock of $350,000--Has Local Branch. MISS VICTORIA I'H'IUILLO. A sixteen-year-old Bridgeport girl will sail on July 6 to Rome, Italy, to enter the St.. Cecelia academy. The! girl, -who is Miss Victoria Plclrtllo, a ] daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orfeo E. | Plclrillo, of 354 West Morgan avenue.' will bo the first Bridgeport girl ever to enter this famous academy, according to her teacher and sponsor. Louis j Malnlero. ; Miss Plclrillo la a dramatic soprano ' nnd possesses a voice of unusual range t and po\ver for a girl of her age. When she appeared at r. private audition this winter before oenlaxnlno Oigll. the famous Metropolitan tenor, he immediately urged her to enter the famous Italian academy to continue her training. He stated that she showed signs of developing Into a dramatic soprano of great merit. It Is mainly through the efforts of Benlp.mlno Olgll and Louis Malnlero that Miss Plclri'io's application for entrance Into the St. Cecelia academy was accepted. In order to enter this academy the applicant must be vouched for by an outstanding teacher or musician and must also pass an examination. This academy is one of the oldest musical conservatories In the world. Course Is Tour Yearn. Miss Plclrillo will sail with her father on the steamer Dulllo. When she arrives In Home she will immediately enter the St. Cecelia academy for a ftiur- year course. Her curriculum will Include voice culture, dramatics and harmony. According to her present plans Mlsg Plcirlllo will make her formal debut In Italy upon the completion of her course at St. Cecelia. Before she leaves for Rome. Miss Plclrillo will be extensively feted by her school mates and friends. A representative group of Bridgeport Itall tins, led by Pasquale Altlerl, has ar ranged to tender a banquet to Miss Piclrlllo on Wednesday evening. June 29, at the Seven Cables Inn, Milford Two hundred Invitations have been Is sued for this affair. The committee in charge of the ban quet Includes Pasquale Altleri, chair man: Louis Malnlero. Joseph Tremal lo. E. Pellegrlno, Nlcolo Memoll, Mich nel Altlerl, Frank Altierl, Enrico Piazza Anthony Altlerl and Rocky Bolbl. Miss Plcirillo made her local debut In a recital at the Central High school oil October 7. 1920. She has appeared In the leading role in several local musical productions, including "The Red Mill." which wns produced at the Central Hlp-h school last fall. She is a graduate of the Maplewood Grammar school and attended the Central High school until the opening of the spring semester, when demands of her vocal work made It Imperative for her to leave school. HARTFORD, June 14.--(By Associated Press. The wholesale coal business conducted In New Haven by "Tad" Jones, Yale football coach, was Incorporated as T. A. D. Jones and company, Inc., through a certificate filed with the secretary of state today. The company will have an authorlzec: capital stock of 8350.000, of which »100.- 000 will bci paid in to start. Th- stock will be divided Into 3,000 shares of preferred stock of $100 par value bear- Ins; 7 per cent cumulative dividends and 5,000 shares of common stock without par value. Besides Mr. Jones the Incorporators are Stanley D. Fobes, of New York, and J. Frederick Baker, of New Haven. I.,ocal Branch. T".ie T. A. D. Jone 1 * Coal company has a local branch at 447 North Washing- toil avenue. NORWICH BUSINESS MAN DEAD AFTER STROKE TRIAL IN ACTION AGAINST DAVEY BROTHERS TODAY NORWICH. June 14.--(By Associated Press.) Willis Austin, forty-nine, one of | Norwich's most prominent citizens arid business men, died at his home here today, following a stroke. Hi; had been in poo/ health since the death of his wife last fall. Born in this city October 18. 1878, J Mr. Austin spent his entire life here. ! He was the son of State, Senator Willis H. and Mrs. Mary (.McComb) Aus- 1 tin. He was married in 1901 to Annie ! H. Brewer. At one time he was cashier of the Uncas National bank, later going into the Edward Chappell company, cpal and lumber dealers, then owned by his ' father-in-law. At the time of his death I he was president and treasurer of the ] company. He was well known in state golfing circles, mici was a vlco-presl- I dent and chairman of the greer.s com- I mlttce of the Norwich Golf club and a member of the Fisher's Island Conn- ' try club. Ho Is survived by two sons, ! Willis P. nnd Malcolm. I The Issues in a Joint damage acUou brought by Eleanor Newman and r-or husband. William M. Newman, both of this city. ftf;ninst, tbe Davey Brothers' company, Inc.. also of Bridgeport, will be decided by a Jury In Superior court today. Judge Isnnc Wolfe, before whom the cnsc \\-ILK tried yesterday, will deliver his charge when court opens today. Mrs. Newman socks to recover S12.- 000 for nll»retl injuries recovered on December 24, 1925, when she tripped nnd fell over three bugs of conl left on the rear stairway to her home by a delivery boy employed by th« defend- nnt, company. Newman seeks Iti recover $3,000 fc:- medicinal e::pendl- BLACK SNAKE TRIBE TO HOLD COUNCIL TONIGHT STOCK lllVIIH.Mt I'AIII. NEW YOflK. June 14.--(By Associated Pressi A stock clilvdend of 2 per c«nt on the common stock of American Brake Shoe and Foundry wan declared today, also initial quarterly cosh dividend of 40 emits a share on th? new common .stock. The Cf.sli dividend Is e)iinl to $8.40 a. share annually on the nlrl common that \\iui fipllt four ; for one aitd paid $tl uiniuftlly. The re] guliir quarterly of «1.7,"i on the preferred was declared. All dividends ;H-P p t - y - f'bir .Tune 30 vn iinlrlcrs of rer.ovfl .JtulP 1 SI. Inclement weather caused the post- ! ponemenl of the irth annual (irund ' council of the Black Snuke tribe, the local brunch of the Woodcraft letigue of America, which was .scheduled to be held last night lit the old council : grounds In Pulrchlld Memorial park. The council will he held this evening ; 11 the weather permits. E. H. Borgman of the Black Snake tribe, luis extended an Invitation to the public to attend tonight's ceremonies. More thiiii 100 members of the Bluck Sntike. tribe dressed In the Iii- diaii ceremonial dress will take part in the council. The council will bo opened with tho Kinging of Indian songs and t h e smoking of the peace pipe. Following the opening ceremonies the members will perform Indian dances- und display their knowledge of woodcraft. The loonl Black Snake tribe which has Uie distinction ol being The old- e*l active tribe in the \Woc*evuft league of Amcrlcu, waii founded 15 years a«c; by a group of Bridgeport I nature-loverH and sportsmen. Included amoni.,' its membership Is practically every iscoui.innsi.oi- ami urnii! r-Hiclnl 111 Cash Wins! An extra-good value in women's summer dresses $2.95 Brand new; everyone a new summer style. Three popular fabrics for warm weather wear. Tub silks in white and pastel shades. Rayon interwoven with warped taffeta. Pretty floral and figured designs. Light and medium color contrasts. Pongee--in natural color. Tailored styles and finished with 2 inch hems. For sport business and street wear. Sizes 16 to 44. 2nd floor--Klovator $2.95 Cool rayon underwear in neat tailored styles Lightweight, lustrous rayon garments. So comfortable for warm summer days. White and pastel shades of flesh blue maize orchid peach and green. Bloomers Petal cuff knee. :5 and i 27 inch lengths. Reinforced. $1J50 Slips 12 inch hem with pleated sides. Dark colors and pastel shades, tfjl QC Petticoats r i ! Short flapper stvles. French pantees shadowproof Three ruffled rows and lace inserts. QC r «/**!' imed. KT . i . Nightgowns , Sups -- shadowproof. Lace trimmed. j Dark colors and pastel $1.25 shades $1.95 i Main floor Vest Chemise Step-ins Bloomers 95c ,, . Extr8 Step-ms -- lace trini- OC .«-«j Children's rayon union suits $1.25 Bodice top or built-up shoulder. Bloomer knee. Flesh or white. Sizes 6 to 12. Main floor And They Lived Happily " Remember? Like the Prince and Princess in the old fairy tales-This home has become a reality; other folks will be following the example set by these young people; will be building and buying homes for their own families. Do not put off the purchase of real estate here in Bridgeport another single day. Tomorrow the property you might have had will be in the hands of another interested reader. Turn to the Classified Ads, read "Real Estate for Sale," and "Houses for Sale," make a selection and get in touch with the advertiser. Live Happily in the Home You Can Buy Through the Classified Ads--in the Telegram and Post "The Paper With the Classified Ads"

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