THE FARMER: APRIL. 5, 1909.
Junior Tailored Suits $15. i
Nothing short of a sensation has been created
by the presentation of these handsome smartly
tailored suits for misses and small women. Com
bined with the modest price, the ease with which
these suits are fitted is a wonderful attraction.
Many women have been able to put them on and
wear them without alteration. They come in all
the wanted colors and shades, skirts from 33 to
36 inches in length. They must be seen to be
Women's Easter Suits $25.
We are showing a variety of astonishingly beautiful tailored
suits In the dressy hipless model, priced at $25.00. The range of
colors Is complete and the materials are French serges, widow-ale
worsteds, serges and fancy worsteds. The coats are lined
with guaranteed satin and the skirts are new flare gored models
of oxceedlng grace.
We have a small quantity of souvenirs left,
which will be given out with purchases of $5 or
over, while they last. " v
OUTFITTERS TO MEN WOMEN Sc. CHILDREN
All rights reserved by Meigs & Co.
THREE DAYS AND A
HALF TOJTIIE COAST
What the Befen Cot Off on the Santa Fe
Will dt for Travel to California,
According to William Allen "White
"the old order changeth." This Is cer
"tainry true of railroads, especially in
Xh West. In the early days the first
harbinger of this beneficent Institution
was the hustling, smooth tongued
'right-of-way man. After him came
the road itself. The promoters always
had a keen scent for bonds and as a
result their creation sometimes wan
dered aimlessly about without appar
ent; ndt real. There was a very de
finite purpose in this twisting and
turning. -It was to reach certain lo
calities and gobble the bonds that the
right-of-way man, if he did his duty,
-had arranged for.
The voting of bonds was a favorite
amusement among the early pioneers.
Each community had unlimited faith
In its own eectlon. Fortunately in
most cases this faith has been justi
fied. The payment of these bonds was
a. matter that did not concern them.
That was left to future generations.
The enthusiastic voter would have
moved on or been called to a better
land by that time. And so railroad
building In the early days frequently
offered new point to the old adage that
the longest way round is the shortest
After a few necessary preliminaries
In the way of receiverships and re
organizations, a very original discovery
was made. This was that better time
could be made and larger loads hauled
ott a straight road than on a crooked.
Immediately began a great straighten
ing of curves.
Then' another discovery. This time
it was that while local business largely
cares for iteelf. it requires a m'ghty
.hustling to secure and hold long dis
. tance competitive traffic.
The big systems that had. been pok
ing their noses farther and farther
west began casting about for some
means of keeping, each to itself, a
Brood share of the constantly Increas
ing California traffic. After the traffic
is secured fast time Is necessarv to
hold it. Fast time Is expensive, espec
ially over mountain grades, and roads
that had such grades to contend with
' began to seek for some solution of the
The officials of the Santa Fe System
Seem to have solved it to their satis
faction by the building of the Belen
Cut-off. This Is a line from Clovis, on
their Pecos Valley lines, to Belen, N.
a point on the main line near
Albuquerque. The saving in distance
Is not great, but dodging the tremend
ous grades of the Raton and Gloriefia
ranges of the Rockies means a great
saving, in time and operating expenses.
Probably the main line through Colo
rado and New Mexico will always be
popular with the tourist travel. It is
a fascinating trip over the romantic
Did Santa Fe trail through the heart
of a country famous from the days of
Coronado to Kit Carson, but the new
line will offer that all important re
quirement of these later days a sav
ing In time.
It took the Aiu-Saxons about two
and a half Centuries to march from
Plymouth Rock to the sunset sea. We
their descendants, do it now in about
four days. With the opening of the
Beler; cut-off the time will probably be
reduced to about three and a half
Verily, the old order changeth. Are
week end parties to California to be
the thing in the near future?
DR. HILL LISTENED TO BY
Dr. J. Wesley Hill, pastor of the
pkletTopolitan Temple of New York and
fejwrted to be one of the leading
preachers of the Methodist faith in
this country, spoke at both the mora
jnflr and evening services of the Wash
Intrton Park M. E. church yesterday.
A mr-re forcible, elocruent and inter
fering preacher had never before been
peard at the churoh nd at both ser
rlcfs the edifice was filled to its ca
pacity. His morning theme was "Christ's
Picture of Heaven", and in the even
big "The Hidden Sorrows of Life." Ha
jptgressed from his chosen topic, how
ever, and confined his evening sermon
to the quotation from the Corinthians,
Tor now we see through a, glass,
flaxkiy: but then face to face; now 1
know In part, but then shall I know
even as also I a,m known." Dr. Hill
Is closely associated- with President
Faft, having made an address recently
k.t Chicago for the President, and the
bitter reciprocated by coming to the
Metropolitasa Temple and delivering a
Easter services will be held at the
tew Jewish Congregation Nusach Arte
it Axlon hall, 1149 Main street, Tues
Hay, at S a. m.
"Don't sav Bermuda to me. Bridge
port is all right." J- H. Kane.
"Me too." F. E. Lalley.
"The Easter music this year. Is sur
passingly fine and inspiring." J. W.
"That was a good 5oke on John
Hlckey, but keep it dark." J. Hamil
ton. "I am too busy preparing for my
music recital on Tuesday evening next,
to think of anything else." J. A
"Fair Week was a grand success,
and we were congratulated on all
sides. We intend making the tea room,
a permanent fixture, when light, dainty
lunches may be served to our patrons."
D. F. Read.
"I am glad baseball season Is almost
here. I will be on hand for the open
ing, but we must have a winner this
year." E. J. Naylor.
"If you don't keep that fat police
man off the middle of the road, the car
will surely hit him." Joseph Klley.
"They were interesting games to
win from Harry Pearsons." J. E.
The Art exhibit was one of the very
best ever shown here and was quite
an education in itself. G-. H. Wallls.
Mr. Joseph D. Hartlgan. the well
known druggist, has returned after a
several weeks stay at Lakewood. feel
ing, and looking very much improved.
Mr. Hartigan, It will be remembered
was critically ill, suffering from
typhoid fever, and for some weeks, his
life was despaired of.
Mr. C. B. Embody, for more than a
quarter of a century with L. F. Curtis,
druggist, has taken a position with the
West End plant of Crane Bros. He is
succeeded by Herbert Fuller, who will
assist Mr. Fred Curtis in the manage
ment of the store at the old stand
corner Main and Elm streets.
The oiled roads to be tried as an
experiment here, are sure to be a boon
to those riding in any vehicle. Those
who have enjoyed traveling about the
suburbs of Boston, are loud In their
praise of the clean, dustless condition
of the streets so oiled. The public
parks and all driveways leading out of
the city for miles. In every direction
are so treated, and one can thoroughly
enjoy the ever-changing beautiful
views, without having to swallow the
proverbial "peck of dirt," we are told
to expect. By all means let us have
oiled roads, where possible, rather thin
sprinkling, which oftentimes only
makes muddy streets in the early
morning, and by noon, thick layers of
dust to be whirled to the four corners
of the earth, by every wind that blows,
to the discomfort of man and beast.
"A Reader." asks how to tie a shoe
lace to stay tied. Make a bow knot
but before pulling tight, pass the left
hand loop under the center, then draw
tight. It will stay fast until pulled
out and when wanted untied, will come
out like any slip knot.
jplhi Kind You Have Always BongM
LLOYDS, FEARING WAR
RAISE THEIR RATES
New Insurance is Against war Before
March 31, 1910 and Cost is 10
Per Cent More.
(Special from United Press).
London, April 5. Fear of an event
ual clash between England and Ger
many took tangible form today in an
increase of Lloyd's insurance rates
against such a war from eight to ten
per cent. The new insurance that
Llcyds is writing Is against a war be
fore March 21, 1910.
The increase in insurance rates and
general uneasiness are attributed di
rectly to Germany's activity in naval
JEWISH FEAST OF THE "PASSOVER"
Coincident with the Easter celebra
tion in the Christian churches, the
feast o the Passover will be observed
by the Jews, their commemoration of
the delivery of ancient Hebrews from
Egyptian bondage beginning at sun
down tonight and lasting for eight
days. The first and last two days
are particular fasts and on those days
the pious Jews sustain from all work
ani spend a large part of their time
in the synagogue. During the contin
uance of the Passover the Jews are
not supposed to touch leavened bread.
The Passover like Faster is a variable
feast, and it was during the celebra
tion of it that Christ was put to
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advice, gwow it. He knows.
KNIGHTS TERN OUT
500 STRONG AT
K. OF C. RETREAT
Eloquent Sermon by Director of Dioces
an Missionary Band.
Special Semces AH of This Week at St.
Augustine's Church Father Mitchell
At St. Augustine's church last even
ing the first annual retreat for the
Knights of Columbus of this city was
opened!, about five hundred Knights
from the five councils in this city at-tei-ding.
While annual retreats are
quite the rule among the western coun
cils of the Knights of Columbus, it is
an innovation in this city and the
members of the organization have en
thusiastically grasped the opportunity
to stir up the immortal in them- and
at the same time fittingly close the
The retreat will last throughout the
week, evening services being- held at
which sermons will be preached by the
members of the Connecticut Aiposla'jk
Mission Band under whose direction
the mission is being given. On Satur
day night the members wJU go to con
fession and on Sunday morning they
will go in a body to Holy Commun
ion. Last evening's service commenced at
7:30 o'clock when fully five hundred
of the knights filled the center aisle
of St. Augustine's spacious church.
The other aisles were filled with
friends of the members and others
wishing to participate in the retreat,
which while primarily for the knights,
is open to any one who may care to
attend. The vesper service was con
ducted by Rev. Father O'Mearo, dur
ing which the choir rendered an ex
ceptional musical program. The sub
ject of the opening evening's sermon
was "The Warfare of the Christian
Knigiht," Rev. Father P. H. McLean,
superior of the band, using for his
text, "What shall it profit a. man if he
gains the whole world and lose his
own soul." Following this most' elo
quent lecture. Rev. Father J. F. Calla
han, of St. Charles' church and a chap
lain of the John F. Rogers Council,
The sermon for the second evening
of the retreat, tonight, will be preach
ed by Rev. Father Mitchell. His sub
ject will be "The Enemy of the Soul."
Rev. Father Lynch, pastor of St.
Charles' church and chaplain of the
Cecil- Calvert Council, will officiate at
the benediction of the most Holy Sac
rament. The services will commence
at S o'clock.
Government, Threatened by General Sus
pension, Doubts Loyalty of Army.
(Special from United Press.')
Paris, April 5. Labor conditions in
France, particularly in Paris, have
grown so menacing since the govern
ment's weakening in the recent post
men's a.nd telegraphers' strike that to
day the -government is receiving ex
haustive inquiries regarding police
heads and) army commanders as to
their ability to combat the threatened
general strike of May L The big la
bor demonstration at the Hippodrome
last night, attended by nearly 10,000
agitators at which the organization of
a suspension was openly recommended,
is taken seriously. Past demonstra
tions by the labor leaders have shown
that they are not in the habit of mak
ing threats until they are prepared to
carry out their plans.
Grave fears are entertained as to the
loyalty of many divisions of the army.
CREW OF INDIANA
SAVED BY RESCUERS
(Special from United Press.)
Los Angeles, Cal., April 5. A wire
less message today from the Point
Loma Station says that the crew and
passenger list numbering 124, of the
Pacific Mail steamer Indiana, which
went aground on Point Tosca Satur
day, were rescued by the United States
cruiser California. All the ship's rec
ords, mails and the like, were saved.
The Indiana will be a total loss, esti
mated at $200,000.
The Indiana, which plies between
San Francisco and! Ancon, left Mazat
lan Aiprll 1, north 'bounds She went
aground in a dense fog. Tugs are
trying to save everything possible of
the $300,000 cargo. In the cargo are
I, 250 tons of bar iron and steel and
II, 000 basjs of coffee.
H. L. Blackman & Son
offer from May 1st a beautiful house
in Brooklawn avenue, for rent, fur
nished, flee their achrertlaement to
The D. M. Read Co.
Globe-Wernicke "Elastic" Bookcases
The Globe-Wernicke system of Elastic Bookcases
have been perfected to the extent that in the oppor
tunities now created for artistic design and effective
arrangement of libraries, it far excels all other book
cases of either solid or sectional construction.
Whatever the individual taste may be, there is op
portunity to satisfy it, by the various styles we carry,
such as mahogany, mahogany finish and the several
oak finishes in the "Standard" case.
Have also the favorite "Mission" bookcase.
A visit to the Furniture store will give you the op
portunity to see the various styles in library arrangement.
The Model Rooms in the furniture store are hand
somely furnished. They are bedroom, den and dining
room. The latter with its Sheraton solid mahogany
suite, cut glass and silver is especially liked. These
rooms will remain on exhibition all of this week.
In the Suit Room
The great demand for our suits is proof of their
reliability. This spring we are showing several lots
made in the latest style, in the prevailing shades, like
old blue, rose, taupe, green, and the various shades of
gray and blue. Visit our commodious suit room and
inspect the stock.
New Wash Fabrics
One is a Serpentine Crepe which is suitable for
women's house dresses and waists. All the new weaves
and colorings. White with dots, stripes and all over
designs. Also plain shades.
Another is a satin striped Plisse. This is a satin
mercerized stripe gingham, 32 inches wide.
The D. M. Read Co.
STATE STREET PRICES
MAKE SHOPPING ON MAIN STREET AN EX
TRAVAGANCE BUY WHERE MONEY GOES
FAR BUY FROM GREAT STOCKS
Quality, Design, Durability and Satisfactory Price
enter into every piece of Furniture, Ruer, Lace Cur
tains, Couch Covers, etc. Don't be misled. Com
pare our prices with those elsewhere.
THE NEW GO-CARTS ARE IN NOW
Hundreds of beautiful Parlor Rockers and Chairs
have been placed on sale the last few days. We
furnish the Prettiest Home.
N. BUCKINGHAM & CO., Inc.
Est. 1842 ; &iMr 177 STATE STREET
THE WENTW0RTH FURNITURE CO.,
115 JOHN STREET
If you desire to furnish out a house complete or simply
articles to make the home more attractive and comfortable, we
We have the goods, our prices are right. We are not afraid
ing prices with any Arm.
THE WESTWOBTH PlTtNTTlRE CO., Inc.
In an its branches by practical workmen who thoroughly understand their ;
uiuiiicBs ana wiui uie oesi leau. oil, turpentine ana other painting ma
yon can feel perfectly sure of eettine what von want a first, damn to
that will last, cost a trifle more, but lasts so much lonsrer that It is nnt nnh
cheaper In the end but yon have had the pleasure of seeing your work done
as u ihuuiu do, tu 11s on tne -pnone or write ror estimates.
We have a beautiful line of new wall papers to select from, the lnii.
assortment in the city; also sample books of same, the best and latest Ideaa
in Willi decorations. a
THE JOSEPH P. COUGHUN CO.
Practical Painters and Decorators Manufacturers of Picture ,
"PHONE 1164-3 777-783 EAST MAIN STREET
TO HOUSEKEEPERS. 10 AND UPWARDS
Right now Is the time everybody needs a little readv money.
Perhaps yon want to get a new Spring suit or you may owe some ,
small bills yon would like to pay if so come to us and we will make I
you a loan ana yon can return it to ns in small weekly payments.
A ne loans we maice are aepenuame ana always satisfactory . -
Call, write or 'phone 2018. Private offices.
AMERICAN LOAN ASSOCIATION
29 FAIRFIELD AVE. Over Evening Farmer
1072 Main St. DEPARTMENT STORE, 89 Fairfield Av.
"THE STORE TO FIND SCARCE ARTICLES"
TUESDAY, APRIL 6
Our Splendid Quality
Two Clasp Kid Gloves
Regular price 79c
With Coupon Tuesday
This is the first of our big
something new to wear for
EAST E R
There will be bargains worth
looking for all this week.
ORIENTAL RUG STORE. DOLLS' HOSPITAL
S EASTER SPECIAL
S 10 &. Discount
V- i- " .
This week we received lour new cases or jaammerea
Brass Goods of exquisite designs, suitable for Easter Gifts.
All our patrons know that our prices for genuine articles are
the lowest in the city. However, during this week we will
give 10 per cent, discount on all our Brass Goods and Turkish
Our Rngs are selling fast, and they are such beauties!
During last month we sold three bales of them.
Ask to se our Oriental Jewelry. We receive new goods
every week. No two pieces alike.
Let us wash and repair your Rugs.
D. H. MEYMARIAN
143 GOLDEN HILL ST., NEAR MAIN
THE PEOPLE'S DAIRY
I TELEPHONE 589
130 STATE ST.
GEO. A. ROBERTSON
I Not Many Store-Sales
1 Are Uninfluenced by
f Store-Advertising! 3
In Quality and Price
No matter what you pay for cigars at D. D- Smith's
you are certain of getting greater value than else
where. Goods are always fresh, as stock is moved
quickly. Biggest line in the city and prices the most
reasonable. Box trade a specialty.
Fine line of Pipes, Cigar Holders, Tobaccos In Tins and all Smokers
D. D. SMITH,
Opp Poli's Theatre,
FINE Wines and Liquon
BRIDGEPORT DISTRIBUTING CO.,
102 STATE STREET, NEAR PUBLIC MARKET
California Port or Sherry, 75 cents per gallon.
Port, Sherry, Tokay, Muscatel, Rhine Wine, etc.
Full quart Sherwood Rye Whiskey, $1.00.
Cooking Brandy, Liquors, Cordials, Ale and Lager Beer
Free Delivery. , Telephone 264-3
WHERE TO GO
Not a bit too early for you to begin casting about for a place to
this summer. Summer's not so very far away.
You'll get the pick of the cottages the most desirable rooms at
the hotel or boarding cottage if yon look about no
Cape Cod's to be the vogue this summer. You rklly ought to
know about it:
Then there's Buzzard's Bay; there's Marthas Vineyard and Nan
tucket; there's Narragansett; there's Newport; there's Watch Hill and
there's the beautiful shore line of Connecticut.
No other summering places can offer you greater or more varied
For Information as to routes, train service, etc., write
A. B. SMITH, General Passenger Agent, New Haven, :
Conn. . ' j
NEW YORK, NEW HAVEN & HARTFORD RAILROAD.
t meant the sales of articles specifically advertised. By the Indirect 5
in.luenco of advertising is meant the articles sold that are not specl
- fically advertised, but are displaved to the customers who are drawn jj
S: to tho store BY THE ADVERTISED ARTICLES. In the latter case, 3
r as SUreIy as In the first, the advertising must be credited with the
Observant merchants know that this Is true. They should gain 2
courage from the knowledge to strengthen their advertising cam.
pniims to the point of matching their store-hopes and plans.
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THREE DAYS FROM CHICAGO
FOUR DAYS FROM NEW ENGLAND
For advertising matter, information, etc, address
W. MASSEY. N. E. F. & P. A.,
176, Washington St.,
H 17 tf Boston, Mass.
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