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THE FARMER: APRIL 28, 1909
15 VARSITY SUITS Are Leaders of Style. Varsity Suits are the most widely copied models in the world. But as in every thing else, the copies lack the grace and beauty of the originals, and only serve to enhance the popu larity of Varsities. We are proud to offer such hand some suits, in such a wonderful va riety of the new colors and stripe ef fects, as well as quieter colors and solid blue and black. If ycu wear a Varsity, you have the satisfaction of knowing there is nothing finer, better fitting or handsomer to be had at any price. Varsity Suits cost from $15 to $30. $6 and $7 Boys' Suits, OO All righs reserved by Meigs & Co. One of the biggest -values we have ever offered! Boys' regular $6 to S7 all-wool worsted suits, double-breasted coat and roomy knickerbockers, in newest colors and patterns, at S5.00. Sizes 7 to )6. As this is a special offering, we urge you to come promptly, if you want to save a dollar or two. ME res INCORPORATED OUTFITTERS TO MEN WOMEN Sc CHILDREN BRIDGEPORT, CONN. r SOCIAL A guoa i in if iui ciciiuib Iveterans is promised for to-morrow evening wHen there will be a joint ses Ision of Ellas Howe. Jr., Post, G. A. R. J:nd Franklin Bartlett Camp, Sons of I Veterans. There will be a real old fashioned smoker with a pleasing pro- gram of vocal and instrumental music. '.A short address will be delivered by 'ir. C. W. Roberts of Hartford, a mem ber of the Sons of Veterans. All sons of veterans and old soldiers and sail I ors, whether members of the organiza ( ation or not are invited to attend. Over 300 people were pleasantly en i tertained Monday night by the M. B. fB S: girls who held an informal dance in the Masonic Temple. There were I many pretty dresses and it was a most sociable gathering. The chaperons were Mrs. Walter Lalley, Mrs. A. E. Motan and Mrs. William McCann. The young ladies who so ably managed the event were the Misses Anna Burke, .Catherine Muaante, Margaret Elsen f man, and Miss Catherine Burns. Arrangements have been made whereby the recent organized Wom : en's Relief Corps of the G. A. R., will hold regular meetings at G. A. R. Hail on theisecond and fourth Thursdays of each month. The corps has a mem ' bership of 50 members. Mrs. W. U. IMsbrow is the president of the organ ization. The state convention of the ladies of . the1 Grand Army of the Republic will open iu G. A. R. hall on Thursday of this week, for an all day session. Mrs. Bellwood of New Haven, the president of the "-state organization, will preside. About 50 delegates will be present. The principal business will be the election of officers and delegates to the reun ion of the G. A. R-, to be held at Salt Lake City, Utah. Lincoln Circle en tertains the visiting delegates and will serve .n elaborate banquet. A pretty weddinjr took place yester day morning at St. Augustine's church at nine o'clock, when Rev. John J. Kennedy united in , marriage Miss Margaret, daughter of Thomas and Mary Flynn, of 72 Franklin street, to Mr. Thomas M. McNamara, son of Patrick and Anna McNamara, of 150 Pequonnock street. The interior of the church was decorated with cut flowers and palms. There was a large attendance of the friends and rela tives. The bride was very becomingly attired in a white embroidered robe over white silk, with a large white picture hat to match. The bridesmaid Miss Elizabeth Ford, was attired in ' white &ilk- Mr. William Kelley, a life long friend of the groom, was best man. After the ceremony the invited guests returned to the home of the bride. Franklin street, where the wed ing breakfast was served and a recep tion held. The groom is a most popu lar young man, being a prominent member of the local Aerie of Eagles, Park C!ty Council, Knights of Colum bus, and the Lotus Club, besides being president of the Second Industrial ' Baseball league. He is employed es a cutter with the Hutchinson & Pierce Co. Miss Flynn, until recently, was a teacher in the Summerfield school She is a graduate of Bridgeport High school, class of '89, and of the Train ing school. 1900. The happy couple were the recipients of many handsome and costly gifts from their many friends and admirers who are legion in a thi3 city. The young couple were busy all morning receiving congratulations j through the mails and by dispatch. Mr. and Mrs. McNamara left on the 2:29 train .for Boston and points north. On their return to this city in about two weeks they will be at home to their friends at 41 Worth street. ing. at her home in Brooks street. Miss Fannie Blassett organized the affair. There was whist, dancing and music. A lunch was prettily served. Miss Florence Smith arid Fred Soun captured the first prizes. Michael Gillespie got the consolation prize. Among those present were the Misses ' Sadie McNiff, Lenore Heffernan, Anna Smith. Bessie Maloney, Bessie Smith, Rose Baldwin, Helen- Lyle, Florence Smith and the Messrs. Henry Lyle, William McNiff, John Miles, Charles Canning, Michael Gillespie, Edward Nevinsy Frederick Soun, Harry J. Ma loney, Mrs. Charles Pinder and Master Raymond Pinder of this city, and Emanuel Blassett of New Haven. Rev. B. I. Remington is visiting his son, H. A. Remington, at the home of the latter, 1163 East Main street. Mr. Remington was formerly pastor of the PERSONAL AND MUSICAL East End Baptist church, and is now pastor of the Baptist church in Colchester. Judge and Mrs. Morris B. Beandsley leave today for a week's visit to Bal timore, and to attend the national con vention of the Sons of the American Revolution. Conservative members of the organization believe that Judge Beardsley will be elected president general. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis B. Cur tis, who have occupied the Knapp res idence at the Park during the winter, but who have now returned to South port, will accompany them. In June, Judge and Mrs. Beardsley, with Miss Amelia Beardsley, will sail for Europe. Mrs. Emile Canning, formerly Lucy Beardsley, will keep their residence open during their absence. Miss Delia Brooks. Seaview avenue, is visiting friends in Meriden. Mr. and Mrs. M. Bowers, Stratford and Carroll avenues, are happy in the arrival of a little boy. Edward Cosgrove, 147 Hallett street, is ill by reason of an attack of blood poisoning which has disabled his left hand. Mrs. Frank L. Gogill is in Atlantic City. Mrs. Ruth T. Makin, who has been visiting Mrs. Edward O'Hara. her daughter, has returned to her home, Norwalk. Mrs. Henry B. Drew has enjoyed a visit from her mother. Mrs. Charles Brown of Ansonia. Mrs. William H. Lewis is in Lake wood, N. J. Mrs. A. L. Barber. Mrs. S. T. Davis 'and Irere Davis are in Lake wood, N.J Muriel Read, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Read, is convalescent after an attack of typhoid. Mr. and Mrs. Austin J. Bruff have leased the Howard Knapp house, Brooklawn avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. McNeil a.re occupying their residence in Fair field avenue, opposite the residence of Senator Archibald McNeil. Mrs. Henry Sallmon. formerly Miss Alice Trubee, is visiting with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Trubee, West avenue. Mrs. Edward S. Warnes and Miss Warnes entertained a small bridge party this afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. James Edward "Wilson will attend the wedding of their niece, in Monson. Mrs. Sarah "Wilson, moth er of Mr. "Wilson, has recently cele brated her 91st birthday anniversary and was the recipient of many congratulations. The closing reception of Miss Slo cum's dancing class will take place in the armory. Saturday. May 8. at 3 o'clock. The gymnasium class will hold its concluding exercises at the same lace and time. The tea of the Bridgeport Art League, given in the league rooms, Lincoln building, yesterday afternoon, was most pleasant. Mrs. "William Sailer presided at the urn. Mrs. A. A. Dorsey and Miss Maud Davis, ac companied' by Mrs. Susan Hawley Da vis, rendered a delightful program of songs. The Belles of Greenfild Hill will en tertain at the club house of the County Club, Thursday evening. Miss Myra Wooster. Park avenue, is entertaining Mrs. Fannie A. Crum of Providence, R. I. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Whitney. Helen street, have been rejoiced by the birth of a son to them. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M. Cooper have returned from a tour of Europe, which has consumed some 12 weeks. Miss Natalie Hawley has returned from Lakewood, N. J., where she has been the guest of her aunt. Arthur M. Marsh has returned from a visit to Hot Springs, Va. It was "Violin Day" this afternoon at the 3tratfield, when the Wednesday Afternoon Musical Club gave its con- Do Children (Need Alcohol? Ask your doctor how often he prescribes an alcoholic stimulant for children. He will probably say, "Very, very rarely.'' Ask him how often he prescribes a tonic for them. He will probably answer, "Very, very frequently." Then ask him about AVer's non-aiconouc sarsaparma as a tonic tor the young. t.w.ir eluding .concert of the season. Miss Gertrude Field. who is a talented player on the instrument, had super vision. Mrs. Kingman. Miss Bums. Miss "Wilcox and Miss Field rendered selections for a quartette, with Miss Smith 'cello, and Mrs. William Cornier for accompanist. Among other con tributors were Miss Molly Daly, Miss Belle Blachstohe, Mrs. Le.wis Hall, Mrs. W. E. Hulse, Mrs. Philip Weiden hammer. Mrs. R. D. Martin And Mrs, Elmer Beardsley. A free concert will be given at the Washington Park M. E. church to morrow evening. Among those who will take part are Leslie Vaughan, Mr. Lewis and Mrs. Vaughan. Sidney Col bourne. Joseph Hutchinson. Mrs. Rob ert Douglass Martin. J. Austin Mac Connell. Mrs. Lealia Joel Hulse. Co. D. 2d Regiment, TJ. B. B. A., of Trinity M. E. church, gave an exhibi tion drill last night at Grace M. E. church for the benefit of the boys of the latter church, who will organize a regiment of their own. H. C. Kimp ser of Baltimore, commander in chief for the United States, will be pres- ent. Court Bonny Brook. Foresters of America, were entertained last night by Court Pequonnock. The Mamaro neck -guests were royally treated and enjoyed the degree work that was con ferred upon a class of 15 members. Supreme Sub-Chief Ranger J. E. Lyddy acted as toast-master at the banquet which followed. There were 75 of the visitors and' they were ac companied by a drum corps, which fur nished music for the parade which was given over a short route. Among those present were delegations of the officers and members from all the local courts and trie following grand and supreme officers, besides two grand court officers from New York State: Grand Sub-Chief Ranger C. W. Beg ley of Waterbury, who will be elected Grand Chief Ranger at the coming Grand Court convention: Grand Treas urer J. J. Walsh of Meriden: Grand Senior Woodward M. J. Hullihan of Thompsonville, and Supreme Sub Chief Ranger John E. Lyddy. Grand Deputy Organizer F. R Canfield, and Grand Junior Woodward Dennis Ke hoe all of Bridgeport. A tennis tournament will be the cen ter of interest at the Brooklawn Coun try Club from May 24 to 29 inclusive. May will be filled with interest. The 29th will witness a concert, and an 18 hole handicap golf match, in which prizes will be offered. Mrs. Jonathan Godfrey offers the prize for the put ting match. At 6:30 a dinner will be served and there will be dancing in the evening. Charles H. Delanoy has presented a cup for the golf contest, and George C. Gerrish has given an other, to go to the holder of the besj round score. Saturday there will be tea. The Friday following there will be a rtag dinner, at which the golf program for 1909 will be adopted. Other events are as follows: May 18, golf handicap match against bogey, with prize to winner: May 15, a team match between Brooklawn and Hart ford second teams, four ball foursome, Nassaul rules; May 20, 3 p. m.. pivot bridge, prizes by Mrs. Charles G. San ford; May 22, golf match, prizes to winners. Mrs. Christian Christensen, of 291 State street, with her son Raymond left the city this afternoon on the 4:13 train for New York, where they will spend the night with Mrs. Christen sen's brother antecedent to sailing to Denmark on the steamship United States of the Scandinavian American line, which leaves New York at noon tomorrow. Mrs. Christenseri and son will visit relatives in Denmark and expect to be gone a year. They have many friends in this city who wish them a very pleasant trip across the ocean and a delightful visit on Denmark. Calanthe Temple, Pythian Sisterhood, celebrated its second anniversary last night in Pythian hall. A supper was daintily served. Remarks were made by members, the principal address be ing by Mrs. George Schepp. The en tertainment was managed by Mrs. Ar thur Audley. The evening was ar ranged by a committee consisting of Mrs. A. Audley. chairman: Mrs. E. Eales, Mrs. Emma. Nichols. Mrs. C. H. Gray. Mrs. John Eckler. Mrs. Emma Terrill. Mrs. E. Cowles. Mrs. H. Bald win, Mrs. E. Petrie, Mrs. G. Schepp and Mis. W. Ryburn. The following was. the program: Piano solo. Charles H. Gray; song. Miss Ruth McKenna; recitation. Mrs. Herbert Baldwin: piano duet, the Misses Mabel and Anna Kacerovsky; song. Miss Marie Turptn: piano duet, Mrs. Donahue and Mrs. Cowles; song, Harry Kacerovsky. Ethel Barrymore's Husband Sued For Ronlette Losses While Sophomore At Yale New York. April 28. Russell G. Colt, the husband of Ethel Barrymore and son of Col. Samuel P. Colt, filed yes terday his answer to a suit for $1,000 and interest from February 8. 1904. and set up in his defence that the suit is to recover losses at roulette which he played' in New Haven when he was 20 years old and a sophomore at Yale. The D. M. Read Co. Established 1857. French Taffetas of Distinction for Summer Gowns It is long since any Silk lias arirved at the silk de partment having the beauty of these French Taffetas. They are very unlike the usual modern Taffeta, for they are softer, lighter in weight, and more charming every way. One is reminded of the ancient silks of delicate hue and texture that were worn by a former generation. There are both plain colors and changeables. Among the plain, vapour gray, azure, old blue, cinna mon brown, and several shades of blue. The Changeables are novel and exquisite ; such com binations as pale pink and pale blue, pink and gray, pink and green, brown and blue, green and rose, and green and amethyst. These Silks are as light in weight and texture as Foulard, ideal for summer wear. Worth at regular $1.25 a yard. 20 inches wide, 75 cts. a yard. Special. A very reasonable summer gown. Some Specials for Men A new lot of "Taft" Gray Shirts. A display has just been arranged in one of the Fairfield A v. windows. These patterns are just the rage now, all in coat styles with attached cuffs, perfect fitting and satisfactory. $1.00 each . Four-in-hand Ties in the fashionable colorings, new shades of wisteria, "taupe, electric blue, lotos blue, and gray. Entirely new and exclusive, 50 cts. Men's Ribbed Underwear, good quality with either long or short sleeves, in a weight suitable for this weather. 50 cts. Center Table Bargains Ocean Pearl Buttons 5 cts. a card. German Silver Purses, worth 50 cts., 25 cts. Initial Paper, worth 25 cts., 10 cts. Cuff Pins, worth 25 cts., 10 cts. Booth's Hyomei Soap, 3 cakes in a box, 15 cts. Antiseptic Witch Hazel, 3 cakes,. . . 10 cts. Dressmakers' Pins, .19 cts. a box Premier Safety Pins, 3 papers for 5 cts. English Wire Hair Pins, 3 papers for 5 cts. The D. M. Read Co. Radford B3mtth 1072 Main St. DEPARTMENT STORE, 89 Fairfield Av. COUPON GOOy THE STORE TO FIND SCARCE ARTICLES" We sell several kinds of Colored Crayons for school use, including the celebrated Crayola, 019 and 74 at 5c a box. Colored Chalk Crayons lc box. This Crayon we are selling so cheap today to in troduce. It will be in the fu ture 3c stick or 25c box. And at the price is the best to be had anywhere. Thursday, April 29 Very large sticks fine quality Black Marking Crayons. Have been 5c stick. Special cou pon price lc Stick; or Box of 12 Sticks for 11c GEORGE S. BAKER GROCER AND BUTCHER CHOICE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES BUNNELL AND DEACON STREETS MOVING Have It done by us as we assume all the responsibility and do It to your entire satisfaction. We move you cheaper tlian any other firm and the work is done by sober and experienced men. O. GREGORY, STRATFORD, CONN. Telephone 1424-23 MICHIEL HRICZKO Successor to J. B. SCLLIVAN, East Main and Steuben Sts. 'Phone 1695-3. Where there will be found the finest Meats, Groceries and Provisions in the City. Our Cafe is strictly up-to-date. Our motto, Fair Treatment to AIL WATCH OCR SATURDAY SPECIALS. Park City Cycle & Enameling Co. Have opened an up-to-date place at 556 Broad Street, where they are equipped to do any kind of Repairing or Japanning. They also carry Sporting Goods, Gas Fixtures and a full line of Gold Glass Letters. 556 BROAD STREET J. A. DKU& Mgr. GEO. B. CLARK & CO. NEW STORE NEW GOODS NEW PRICES BRASS BEDS 50 Styles A regular $22.50, two inch post Brass Bed for $15.50, both bright and satin finish IRON BEDS 70 Styles $2.50 to $30.00 each 1057 TO 1073 BROAD STREET, OPP. POST OFFICE I SUMMER MILLINERY r SPECIAL NOVELTIES E STYLE AND QUALITY 3 Our newplan of tee Loaning MOIlCy vw - - till I around the bush about the cost, ad ertisiDgr one rate and giving you another when you come to the office. We couldn't very well do that and live up to a square deal and plain figures. We To Workingmen and Housekeepers Our way of doing business is different from that of any other company you may have had dealings with. For one thing, we don't charge you as much: that in itself makes it worth while to see us before borrowing monev. And then, another thing is that we van, wnic or pnooe avia American Loan ASSOCIATION, Over Evening Farmer, 29 Fairfield Ave., will loan you any amount from $10 up. Easy terms. BRIDGEPORT. CONN. THE JOSEPH P. COUGHLIN CO. House Painters 31 E Dealers in Wall Papers and Room Mcfcddings, Paintera Supplies. Estimates Given. 'Phone 1164-3 777-783 EAST MAIN ST. PREPARE FOR THE ICE FAMINE By Buying your Refrigerator now while our stock is the largest and prices the lowest. We take pleas ure in calling your attention to our line of Refrig erators. They require less ice. They preserve the interior dry and cool. They maintain an even tem perature. They can be easily and quickly cleaned. They generate no smell, no mold, no dampness. Our stone lined and white enameled interiors have no equal at the price. See them here, nowhere else. Prices: $11.00, $12.00, $15.00 to $50.00. N. BUCKINGHAM & CO., Inc. FURNITURE AND UPHOLSTERY Est. 1842. 177 State Street. FINE Wines and Liquors 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 Beei. . Free Delivery. Telephone 264-3 CIGARS THAT SATISFY 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' Accesories. Dl C flI IHTI-I Opp Poli's Tneatre, U Olfll 1 11, Fairfield Avenue 1 WHERE TO GO THIS SUMMER Not a bit too early for you to begin casting about for a place to go 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 you look about now. Cape Cod's to be the vogue this summer. You really 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 attractions. For information as to routes, train service, etc.. write A. B. SMITH, General Passenger Agent, New Haven. Conn. NEW YORK, NEW HAVEN & HARTFORD RAILROAD ADVERTISE IN THE FARMER LOS ANGELES NEXT SUMMER With the B. P. 0. E. LOW RATES VIA UNION PACIFIC Unequalled Service, Finest Equipment, Fast Time THREE DAYS FROM CHICAGO FOUR DAYS FROM NEW ENGLAND For advertising matter. Information, etc., address W. MASSEY. N. E. F. & P. A., 170. Washington St., jj j7 tf Boston, Mass.