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Women's Section closes Saturday at. ...... M. Men's Section closes Saturday at.', .r,.. .'.10 IP. M. No Assumed Values in Our July Clearance Sale, a Point Not to Be Lost Sight OL In inviting yoto come ta our July Clearance Sale, we do not make use of assumed- values to induce you to at tend. That would be directly contrary to our policy.- Assumed values are the canker worms of the business world that eat away the confidence of the people in any house' that advertises them. We give you the exact facts about every offering in our big clearance movement. Our clothes are so good, our reputation is so firmly fixed, that we do not need borrow any of the tricks of assumed values to sell Meigs .& Co. wears . at any time. People are always glad 'to come to our sales. We hold them only twice a year. The values are always as adver tised. And every transaction, large or small, rests solely upon the satisfaction of the customer. This rule sways our sales jut as it does our regular busi ness throughput the year. Come arid-see the splendid offers ings in apparel for menj women and children. Look in our windows as you pass, and get an idea of some of the at tractive wears which early buyers may choose from freely, Come now, for the choicest things at reduced prices. (SrS INCORPORATED gj OUTFITTERS TO MEN WOMEN 3e.CHIL.DREN BRIDGEPORT, CONN. -1 " - -' - - MONROE . Mrs. Florence Long and two children, with her sister, 'Miss Alice Stone of Chicago, are visiting' at the home of their uncle, William H. Jones. Miss Ethel Welch, of Bridgeport, is spending this week at the home of Mr. and Mm. Andrew Kau. Their eon, William, epent Sunday with them. Oliver Blakeman, Jr., who has been spending some time with relatives in Bridgeport, has returned, bringing his cousin, Reuben Stowe with him for a. visit. Edwin C. Stevens has harvested the hay crop on Ezra B. Meeker's farm. Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Lord ' and family are enjoying the salt air breeze at Fort Trumbull beach during the summer months. Edwin C. Shelton and family spent Sunday in White Hills, the guests of William EL French and family. The Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Burt Is quite seriously sick. diamonds. There Is going to be another big raise on diamonds. The news we re ceived today. We are going to sell diamonds at a big discount just the same. Any diamond purchased here will be accepted at full purchase price In exchange for larger diamonds or other merchandise. M. J. Buechler, the . reliable jeweler, 48 Fairfield ave nue, near Middle street, u The young lady across the way s ays she overheard the doctor say that her' little cousin was. a posthumou c hild and it certainly was too bad for the poor little fatherless fellow to ha ve this aew trouble but perhaps they could operate. RHEUMATISM AND THE HEART Don't overlook the grave fact that rheumatism easily "settles In the heart," and disturbs the valvular ac tion. The cure consists In removing the cause. Foley Kidney Pills so tone up and strengthen the kidneys that they keep . the blood free of poisons and uric acid crystals, that cause rheumatism, swollen joints, backache. urinary irregularities, and disturbed heart action. Try them. F. B. Brill, Stratford avenue and Sixth street. 13 5 Dancing Pavilion Ereciedf or Eagles' Field Day July 22 To provide a place for dancing at the Bridge, aerodrome on th occa sion of the state, fieid day of the Fra ternal Order of Eagles in this cKy, July 22 and which will follow the state parade of the order, a monster platform- is to be erected upon the aerodrome, having a clear floor space 95 by 70 feet in extent. This will be used for -dancing during the afternoon and early evening, and will also be used for the competitive military drill of .the degree teams which will com pete for the prizes of 100 offered for the best drilled team, and which prove one of the features of the afternoon. Im partial judges will be selected for this event. While ridgeport aerie has a crack drilled team It -will not compete In this event, and in faot the aerie or its members will not be competitors for any of the prizes offered for the day. ' ' The, arrangements for the field and track sports for the day will be ex cellent, the track wiH be put in excel lent condition, and the arrangement of the grounds la such that a good view of all of the events may be ob tained from any portion of the large park. There is an ample grand stand, and there will be all accommomda tions for an Immense crowd of visit ors. Pony races will .be one of the features of the afternoon, band con certs, and many of the best attractions from Savin Rock will be upon the grounds for the day. All who attend will have ample amusement for the price charged for admission. . The monster barbecue will doubtless prove attractive to many as it is the first time for many years that such an event has been open to the general public. This will provide a good din ner for an immense crowd, and ari rangements are being made to fur nish dinners for 10,000 people. This will involve the cooking and carving of 200 sheep, besides the other ingre dients to make a suitable dinner and It will be served early in the day, im mediately after the parade, and at a moderate price. The Aerodrome is in easy trolley riding distance and ar rangements for ample transportation facilities have been concluded with the Connecticut Co. Farmer Want Ads lc a word j TRUMBULL Master Arthur French oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fr.ench was an other victim of the Fourth. A .88 calibre revolver went off shooting twoJ wads through his hand. His father, who rides a motor-cycle - took him to the Bridgeport hospital for treatment. Dwlght Brlnsmade who had his face badly burned and lacerated by light ing a quantity of powder and shot is getting along nicely. , .- ; ' Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Jenkinson en tertained friends from Bridgeport, at their hoirite in Daniel's Farm, over Sunday. .- ' - Stephen J. Barks and Mr. and Mrs. William Belsford spent the week end at the shore. ".' Miss Elizabeth Belsford recently en tertained relatives from Pennsylvania. The selectmen held their ' regular monthly meeting at the town hall Monday afternoon. , Guests on Friday at. the pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Noth nagle, were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith and daughter Helen; Mrs. Sarah Am bler and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Noth nagle of Bridgeport. - Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Drew of Bridgeport were entertained over the Fourth at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emll J. Berger. ... Miss Sadie Mallette is entertaining her friend Mrs. Mack from Watertown ' Merrill Beach' spent the week end with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Merrill in Norwalk. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas .David who have been visiting Mrs. David's sis ter, Miss 'Josephine Carey, have re turned to their home in Waterbury. Walter Gillette is: entertaining his brother ' from , Plttsfield, Mass. Guests on the Fourth entertalped at the home of Edward Lyon were Mr. and Mrs. Heath and daughter from Vermont; Mr. and Mrs. Chaun cey Shearn and son of Passaic, New Jersey; Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood, daughter . and son and Mr. Willets of Bridgeport. . ; The Misses Henrietta and Dorothy Arnold of New York are spending their vacation with their aunt, Mrs. Frank Spears. ; The Harvey Hubbell Co., of Bridge port are planning to put an addition on the building now occupied by Rob ert Gains In- Long Hill and open a branch factory. . Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin J. White, have returned from a trip to the White Mountains. , Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Goodyear are entertaining Mrs. Goodyear's brother George Mills of Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reed or Nich ols are entertaining Mr. and Mrs. Ev erett Jessup and son of Waterbury. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Horace T. Wellington over the Fourth were. Mr. and "Mrs. Arthur Skinner of Bridge port and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice J. Curtis of Stratford. Rev. and Mrs. Frederick F. ,Voor- hees have returned to their home in Watertown after a few days visit with Mrs. Voorhees' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan B. Curtis. Mr. and Mrs. John B. Curtis have returned home after a few days visit at Jamaica, L. I., the guests of Mrs. Curtis' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis. Friends from out of town were en tertained over the Fourth at the home of Mr.' and Mrs. E. C. Bilton. Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Curtis, 1 of Bridgeport were guests Friday of Mrs. Horace Nichols.' .. Mr. and Mrs. Byron Jersey and son Maynard, and Miss Marjorie Curtis were guests on Friday of friends at Nyack. -Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wheeler of Sport' Hill, Willard S. Gillette of Eas ton and Miss Dorothy Mallette of Tashua spent the Fourth autolng. Friends from out of town were guests of Miss Edith Logan over the holiday. Charles Logan Is spending a few days In Brooklyn, the guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Lane of that place. On Thursday afternoon Mrs. Arthur Sherwood entertained at her home in Easton, Mrs. Charles Gilbert and Mrs. Vinnie Bradley of Tashua; Mrs. Mars' Plumb of Canada, Mrs. Augusta Burr of Monroe, Mrs. Sarah Duncomb of Sport Hill and Mrs. John H. Candee of Easton. The people in the village of Nichols enjoyed a fine display of fireworks on the evening of the Fourth. In the ' afternoon a game of baseball was played between the -married and sin gle men the bachelors winning by a score of 18 to 18. Miss Rose Jones Of Bridgeport spent the holiday and week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jones, In i Tashua. Frederick- C. Porter returned - on Tuesday -Jto -his business ln New: Jer sey after having spent several' days with. his family who.titre at the (Nich ols homestead for -the .summer. Mrs. George T. . INutall, and-i damgh-' ter, Clarice, of Wfrterbury, aire the guests of Miss Josephine -.Carney Wilbur N; French ot Bridgeport-is at the French homestead, assisting in the work of harvesting the 'hay crop. Master Arthur - French has returned from the Bridgeport, hospital .and his hand . which was . injured on ' the Fourth - by.; a- blank - car tridge ia doing nicely. ': An epidemic, of .whooping cough has reached town those " afflicted at pres ent are. Gould, and Lewis 'Shelton, Les ter Shelton, Jr., ' Arthur " French and Willie French. " .- - ' Mrs. John Lynch of Bridgeport wlthr a party of friends have been spending some time' at' Babbling' brook. - Mrs. Clarence' Brown has returned to her home in "New York' city after a week's 'visit wlh Mr. and Mrs. Free man Eastman. ' ' Mr. and Mrs. Martin -J. - McDonough recently entertainied, ; jWalter ' Al ''Keel ing,' of Bridgeport. ' " - ' ' ' Mrs. David Wolff "who has beien-the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Wolff has returned' to' her home in - New York. ' ' ' i Miss Grace Herbert' returned- her home in -Brooklyn ' on - Sim day;-having spent ' some time -with' herrsteter,- Mrs. Frank Hanggi. - : '- Mr. and ' MB. " Joseph La-Bar are en tentaining Adam Mabie of Fort Adams. Miss Ethel Sweezy of Yonkers, N. x.. Is visiting friends in Long Hill. Mrs. John Radcliffe and Miss Grace Radcliffe are spending a .few days at Silver Sands, Walnut Beach. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ferris are re ceiving congratulations oh the arrival of a son, Herbert, Jr. Miss 'Mary iBickei who has been spending a week with Miss Loretta Maguire, returned on Sunday night to her home in Brooklyn. Mrs. John Long has entertained her brother, JoKn Mann of New York. Mrs. Josephine Burnett entertained the following friends from out of town over the Fourth, Mr. and Mrs. John Cassddy, of New York; Mr. and Mrs. Finn, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dugan, Mrs. Maloney and Miss Eastbrook, all of Bridgeport. Mrs. Maria Bush is entertaining this week her niece, Mrs. James Heacock, of New Milford. Mrs. Josephine Burnett was the guest on Monday of friends in Step ney. , - . Sleep, Eat, Live npoin Boreli mnmei I Turn :it JitoOBjiomttfoOT:-M-rtsi . toot tmmvsmiaA feecbideaiCrom 4bo ; vrt3lTaa3ttritmx jporcbrJ'Cho most" mjoyaftlo spo4XKmt4t jtbooae. if:. r- '.t.wid 8-fLS.Wlt N. BUCKINGHAM &tC0.,4 Inc. u sn r Hi i Established 1842 177 STATE STZIEU, TTRACTIONS i THE THEATRES THE PLAZA 'fBy the Plaza Press Agent.)' , 'The Concert" Belasco's; remarkable romantic "" comedy, which ihe Poll .players are of f erring at he Plaza this week, is drawing Just the crowds it was expected to. The Poll players are superbly at home with' this deli cious play. It is summery, light, de lightfully brilliant and chock full of wit and thrilling situations. ' Paul McAllister as Gabor Arany, the fickle musician, . is at his -. best. Brand a Fowler Is perfectly charming as Mr& Betsy Arany. Her gowns are crea tions, the like of . which x were never before seen in a stock performance and her acting well, she is her usual self. Ralph J. Herbert as Dr. Dallas -is as good as he -usually is which tells the whole story. He. Is fast becoming one of ithe most popular members- of the Poll- cast. Marlon Hutchins as Dr. Dallas' wife, is sweet, chic and charm ing. Marguerite Starr as the love sick damsel Is again good enough to grace the Broadway stage.. Miss Starr, always dependable, outdoes herself in this excellent part. She portrays the role of the music and love sick maid en. Eleanor "Verden from the origins.! Belasco cast is too well known ito -re-lui.e introduction' or comment liera Misses Griffith, Graham, Lent, La Croix and the other local girls who form Arany'e class, are all fine anJ deserve a word of 'praise for their ex ceptional acting in hard small parts For next wek. Manager Poll an nounces tho potent drama, "The Mas ter of the House" for the .first time by any stock company. POLI'S VAUDEVILLE (By the Poll Press Agent.) A, Evidently all roads lead to Poll's new theatre judging from .the crowds that pack into the city's beautiful playhouse. Today is the last oppor tunity to see the Three Whalens. Af ter this engagement they will . go en tour having bookings that will take in this best vaudeville theatres of - the country. The Whalens made more than good- In their home town solely on their merits. "Help Wanted" is without question one of the funniest playlets ever written. It convulsed the audience with laughter at every performance. The balance of the bill, Grey & Peters in a comedy cycle act; Owen Wright in unusual imitations; Goodall and Irwin in a neat and clas sy singing and dancing act; and Lightning Weston all' came in for a good amount of applause. Thursday night is Ella Wheeler Wilcox night. She will be at Poll's theatre in per son to supervise , the presentment of her act "Art Versus. Cupid" Any one familiar with any of this talented woman's writings knows what can he expected In the way of a real playlet. A splendid bill of five other vaude ville acts and photo plays will aug ment the Ella Wheeler Wilcox sketch. EMPIRE The feature picture at this theatre today is an Eclipse drama entitled "'A Villain Unmasked" in ' two parts. Robert West, leader of a band of counterfeiters, woes a Mrs. Foster, a beautiful widow. Gilbert Foster, the son none too well pleased over the prospect of his -mother marrying again, becomes suspicious of West and in time finds him out. Gilbert rea lizes that he cannot expose West with out breaking his mother's heart but when West will not promise to give up the idea of wedding Mrs. Foster the boy appeals to the police and West is arrested the evening before the day the cernony -""is t" take jiM;e. 1,3 Liu V'; , AT THEm NEWOFICE -i fy 179:Goldflih':WSB' OPPOSITE' OOTJTfTTTr COURT HOUSE ii SriV'T and Mortgage Loans. Rents Collected . and Estates , Managed. Cbtg- f) ful and prompt attention given to all transactions, $ Farm rproperty s J specialty. " NOTICE TIME !F7AJIRIFTnEZin: FTnSn nSnStll 1AA TLt?? 'tV gT Jli'-1 f'wminf f j FOB OENTLEMEH AND LADIES I ESCQEniD . CAPACITY iTWO WJIUXKHD Ladies' Exclusive pining Booms Open in TwdTeks Franzeskaner Bathskeller Open-iifSixW eeks BANQUET BOOMS HUNGARIAN. OBCHES- l. 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