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THE TIMES: SEPTEMBER 23, 1913 .
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(There are concerts eyery- afternoon by the
Golding Orchestra in the Reading Room.
Store closes daily at 6 o'clock
Store closes daily at 6 o'clock
The Store has acquired a seasonable decoration of autumn leaves, gathered from the
Connecticut roadsides. Gold and red of maple, russet of oak, crimson and green of sumach. It
is very pleasing. T
The main object of this Week's Showing is to offer to the women of Bridgeport the cor
rect and becoming apparel of a wartime year.'
An important feature this week is the continuance of the Sale of Chairs, Rockers and
Davenports for living room use. v
These are on the third floor.
Devoted to the display of Autumn and Winter
Apparel for Women and Children
It was the little old Queen Victoria, whom everybody loved,
who said that when a country was under the stress of war or
panic, It was the duty of its women to "keep up the tone of the
country and inspire bravery and courage by their smart dress
ing." r -"""'
It is Interesting to American women to learn from Paris that
French women are dressing as carefully and as charmingly as
&n any peaceful year. The French women think, and quite
wisely too, that if the women do not keep up, why should the
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New clothes are an inspiration, and help wonderfully in
his struggle which every one hopes will not be long.
Suits of the approved and sensible materials,
severely tailored, short and rather scant skirts,
coats of a becoming length. Shown in
Tricolette Novelty Materials
A noticeably fine group. The models on gen
erous lines with the convertible collars of the
same material, or with collars and trimmings of
handsome fur. Shown in
Normandy Cloth Worsted Mixtures
In such fabrics and combinations as a war
time' fashion allows. Attractive models for
street and afternoon wear. Tunic and long
waisted effects, scantily but beautifully trim
med, in serge, satin and combinations.
Coots, Coatees, Capes, Scarves and other
pieces made up in early summer during a dull
period from selected pelts. Beautiful examples
of Skunk ,Fox, Beaver, Black Wolf, Black Bear
and Hudson Seal.
Many of the most distinctive models insist
upon being all black, mats oui, it is very pic
turesque. Fashion sends original designs from
Paris. Of colorings there is much chenille and
The conventional Sailor, a silk beaver of ex
quisite quality. Styles &i black and autumn col
orings reserve for themselves a case quite a way
from more frivolous hats.
i In Furniture
The clearance of Living Room Chairs and
Sets which began last week continues through
out the following week.
English Club Chairs, upholstered Daven
ports, Armchairs, Rockers and odd pieces of var
ious designs for living room ana liDrary use ai
at changed prices.
Wool Dress Goods and Suitings
Broadcloth and Doeskin always of luxurious
characterj will be used for the better suits.
. Checks and Plaids in bright and dark color- '
ings are for separate skirts.
Wool Jersey is one of fashion's approved
Wool Velour, soft, heavy and supple, will be
used for coats.
Silvertone in Oxford, brown and navy blue
will also be used for winter coats.
Por the woman who attends to the making of
her own dresses, the silks will be an inspiration.
Never were the silks so lovely and the comfort
ing thought that it is patriotic to wear them. ;
Special showing through Fashion Week.
Cheney's Sweet Briars, in novel patterns
never shown before.
Radium Satin and Rubaya. ' t
Novelty Silks and Taffetas, checks and plaids
in very pleasing combination.
Black Jacquard Crepe, a wonderful material
for a black dress, forty inches wide.
Crepe de Chines are in high favor as always.
Luxurious Velvets and Plushes
Chiffon Velvet, the Queen among all dress
weaves, is shown in new shades for autumn. This
is forty inches wide.
Plushes and Velvets in black and colorings.
A wide assortment for dresses and trimmings.
Velvets for hats,black and all required colors. '
Curtains and Draperies
Fall line cf Marquisette and Scrim Curtains
are in stock.
Marquisettes of exceedingly dainty design
with medallions in the border or at the corner,
imitation of Filet or retecelli.
Scrims and Marquisettes with novelty lace
borders, very effective designs, moderately
Quaker Lace Nets,with French motifs, a very
Splendid lines of Axminster, Anglo-Persian
and Saxony Rugs in handsome designs.
A special in Axminsters for Fashion Week
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