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THE FARMER. FEBRUARY 19, 1915
OUTLOOK IBETTER, is OUU'S ; REPORT HOWLANDfS HOWLANP'S Entrances In Main Street, Fairfield Avenue, and Cannon Street. Entrances in Main Street, Fairfield Avenue, arid Cannon Street. HOWLAND'S Entrances in Main Street. Fairfield Avenue, and Cannon Street. New York, Feb. .19 Bank clear ing continue In moderate volume but Indications of Improvement are be coming: noticeable as the total this week, which includes, only five days tt the leading cities in the United States, according to Dun's Review, mounts to $2,684,559,414. a decrease of 14.4 per cent as compared with the same week last year. New York City again reports considerable, con traction, falling: off at that center be ing 17.4 percent in comparison' with the same week in the preceding year. OBITUAISY HENRI M. HARRINGTON ' Henry M. Harrington, whose deatl occurred at his home, 744 Wood ave nue, ''yesterday, was Bridgeport's firs superintendent of schools, a position which he held for 14 years. The city present efficient scnool system owes much to his ability as an organizer and administrator. Previous to the -year 18 7U the district school system exist ed in Bridgeport. At that time a vote lor consolidation having been carried, the worK of a complete reorganization of the schools was entrusted to Mr. Jtaitington, a, work which he perform fit with conspicuous success. , - :sir. Harrington 'was born in South IwoyuiiiiOiv, Mass., in 1 337, was eilucat -i !ii its . public schools and later Worked hia way through Amherst col- .v graduating in 186. He tooku ipaeijriig as a, profession .and for sev .ii , 'tars was principal of.-variou i.ciioqls in his native state. Later he i.t-.;avue superintendent of schools in North ' Adams, '.Mats. - He It ft that v.-rlc after two years of successful service to take up a similar work in . :i idgeport. On c-oming to this city Mr. Harring ion connected himself witn the First congregational church, and for several : ears was superintendent of its Sun- ly school.; Later he attended tha First Baptist' church and for , som l. me v.-as piesident. of the Men's Brotherhood. As a charter niivmlifr i of Seaside council,'' Royal Arcanuin, of this city, he was intensely interested - m the lodge and a most aotive and willing worker. He was treasurer of tho ;-odge for a number of years and dur-r ing his membership filled various oth er offices. .. Mr. Harrington was- tin Id est grand regent of 'the Grand Council of Royal Arcanum of the state f Connecticut, and was held in tha Highest, esteem . :by"the membership throughout the state. Mr. . Harrington is survived - bv a widow and one daughter. Mrs..Dwight Hanks of Greenfield Hill. The funerql services will be held , in the parlors of the First Baptist church on Saturday at 3 p. ro ,-. ' , V . Bridgeport, Conn. Friday, Feb. 19, 1915. The Weather: Fair ' tonight and Saturday, strong north , winds. Hurry up for Barkers. " . Last day for Barkers' at special price Saturday, Teh. 20. Till close of business that day; these excellent pure linen collars 60c 1-2 doz. They are regularly 2 for a quar ter, i At that regular price they are the best men's collars we know for they are pure linen, except three or four special soft styles. , Wear better than ordinary collars. Insure real coin fort. Fit sntigly without pinching or discomfort. Look lever. , - .Special price was made to win a big lot of new friends quick! .'. , . " ' Ik, '' J , - ' . Now men must be quick, to profit by it. ; ' f - ; -.' T ' - Right of Mstin street door. ' .'; ,: J ' Gouthport Undertaker, Prominent Fraternally, Long 111, Succumbs ' ' (Special to The Farmer) - ' ' Southport, Feb. 19- James :D. Jennings, -one of - tile foremost citl eeasr of the village died yesterday af ternoon at his residence 'on Harbor Road. The deceased had been lin gering for about .two years. He bad been- very low for the past two weeks and no hope had been- held out for his- recovery.- The- deceased is sur vived by a widow. . ; . Mr. : Jennings was the . son of Dr. Joseph Jennings and Abigail J. Denl son. He has been in the ondertak tng business for about twelve years. Ha is also- a -member of many Masonic and Odd Fellow orders. ' He was also identified with the Clinton Comman dery of Norwalk, and practically all the Masonic lodges , of that xsity. ; He was a -prominent member of Pe-i quonnock lodge, I. O. Q.F., of Bridge port.' Ha had been residing in South port for the last two years. --''- The semi-monthly meeting f of ..the Bible class to have been held last ev- i enlng in - the - tparfsh ha.ll ' of Trinity church has been postponed until this evening when the -class will toe called to order a.t 8 o'clock-- ' ..--'". .- ClfLSON- In' thl At, .Felf. 18, 1915, riFraBlt' Gilson.p l-H 4r fk " ;-' ' Friends .are invited to attend-the Jtimeral from his la.te residence, 125 'Marlon street, on Saturday, Feb. 2 0, at 8:30 a. m., and from St. Fat - ' trick's - church at 9 a. m. Inter , m ent at St. Michael's cemetery. ' ' . r.f "': ; - ' aP JR'ItrHT In this city, Feb, , 17, ."J91B, Charles J. Murphy. . Friends are invited to attend the funeral from his late residence, 53 Jones avenue, on Saturday, Feb. 20,. at 8:30 a.- m ..and from St. Au gustine's Church at 9 a. m., with Solemn high rnass.j 'Interment Sti .arena era cemetery ,-. - js j,s dt WHIST--Ladies Auxiliary Letter Car riers Leasing hall,: Saturday even ing, Feb. 20th. , " B 19 hpo ; , . . , r 1 OST. Pearl Rosary Beads with gold cross and links.-- - Reward if returned ' to Nellie' Fay. S37 Be-n- ' ham;avenue. ; B19 Vf.WXED.-worlt -at any kind on farra;ig-o6d milker; by young man with wife; three yeare experience. Address J. K., 137 Columbia St ' Bl d FOB SAIiE Three family ! house, lo cated in the best section of the East End., .Well rented and a good in . vestment.. D. ' K. : Whttney, 1025 Main St. - i - B -19 s i;PR SAiiE .The fine large trtro fam ' ily house, 'corner of William and , - Putnam Sts. A splendid home or investment. X.- R. Whitney, 1025 Main St. . i B 19 e rOIi SALiE Eight room house near ly new. every convenience including hot water heat and fire place,, lo cated in the Bast end, -near .the . Whiting Co. . and. Birdsey-Somei-s : Co. factories.- This is a bargain.' D, R. Whitney, 1025 Main St. '. B 18 s A YOtNG MARKIEID MAN t - would take work as janitor in house or office building. Can do own re pairing; also drive and : repair au- . tomobiles. understands the city. . Address R. D,,' Care of Farmer. i : B. 19 d ; . CARD OF TBCA?OCS. We wish to express our sincere thanks' to our , relatives and friends for their kindness, and sympathy ex tended in our sad hour of affliction and to all who sent floral remem brances; also to the packing, produe tion and shipping. . departments of Holmes" & Edwards Co. BfKS. C1IARU3S KVPPER.T and. FA5IIL.V. - B19 d Clothes are good "buy." Men can wisely buy clothes, whenever they can buy eliable ones at s-necial rvrice. For a man can't have 'too many suits, no matter how many he owns. Almost the same is true of overcoats. . There is satisfaction in owning several changes. ! . . Economy is result of . a generous supply; of clothes. Each suit and each overcoat gives" better service, if it is not kept continually at work. . . Right now, clothes from Kuppenheimer and from Hart, Schaffner & Marx can be bought at much less than iormer prices. , For every man,that is a good "buy." , Suits . ; . Overcoats $12.50 & $16.50 $13.75 fe? $19.50 - - "v '" '. '7 . , '(' f-iv. , '. Main floor,-rear. - -" -. Dollar shirts ' There- 'S a certain lot of shirt selling here at a dollar and they're not usual dollar shirts by a long chalk. We've matched 'em right up with some of our own shirts .t $1.50. -. . - ' It ought not to be true but the madras in these dol lar ones is actually better. Patterns are even prettier. They are nicely finished. They will fit well. - - Remarkable shirts at a dollar! , ' Most with stiff cuffs but plenty with soft: and in true negligee finish. ( i , " .Men of judgment will "go to" 'em while they can. . i -t v Right of Main street door. ' - ' . ' . -True savings on boys' clothing.' Father or Mother may pick an overcoat and a suit that Boy will be proud to wear and pay much less than former price. It may be a dress outfit of a schooL' ,, Suit may be blue, or brown or gray. Overcoat may be the clever Balmacaan or long school tyle. For little chap, it will be a Russian of either chin chilla or cheviot or fancy woolen. - Because we are clearing stocks; this is all there will be to pay: , , ' Little boys, coats, were $3.75, $4 to $8.75 $3 to $6.50. ?Big boys' coats, were $5 to $10.75 $3.50 to $7. Suits, were o to $14-- $4, $5.75 and $8.75. : . . Front basement. New Stetsons. Here they are ; for men who want to be first with the new hats for Spring. ... V ; Stetson's are always right inquality and in style New model derbies are quite a departure from former shapes. . , Men will wear them with satisfaction. No need to talk about excellence of Stetson soft hats Men who want to see correct hats; they're ready and you are welcome. , Main floor, rear. Every suit has a smart air. 'Faster and faster, the new Spring suits for women and young folks are coming. They are a bright and delight ful company. An. air of alertness marks them. They seem as trim and alert as a company of soldiers. The military air does surround them all. : Here is a straight standing military collar. Here braid. Here a toucb,of gold; or of scarlet; or of rich green. There's a squareness to their shoulders, a well-poised figure, a clever decisive air. Little return to old-timey models except in the greater fulness that marks many skirts. Lighter fabrics are being used prunellas for exam ples. ' And fine serges, and those snawpy checks of black and-white. ' They'll welcome a visit, whenever you are to call, $15 to $30. H ' ' i Second floor. Silk fcirregular,, . $1 stockings OtC. Irregular" is the silk-stocking man's polite word for imperfect. Yet these stockings are so slightly imperfect tnat.it taKes Jseen eyes to find their hurts. Black and colors, with colors in the majority. Among those colors all the light and delicate shades now so much m fashion. Silk from toe to top or silk with lisle top Worth $1 or more, if perfect and perfect for all most eyes can see Xeft aisle. rar. ,. you keep advertising Jap silks. ' lrankly, because the silks in this special lot are so good we want Bridgeport women to , come and see them an4 profit by the opportunity which is offered. The white Habutai silks are fine for summer waists. They make cool luxurious durable summer underwear. The black Jap silks are not injured by water, are cool and grateful, will wear long and well. ; Prices are less than regular, because this' is not the accepted season to sell such silks and the man who imports them is willing to sacrifice part of his profit to get quick and substantial sales. ROWLAND DRY GOODS CO. BOY AND MOTHER IN COURT FOR THEFT A 14-year-old boy and his mother arraigned on; the charge of chicken theft was the strange spectacle pre sented in the criminal superior court this morning when Kenneth Searles and Mary Searles of Stamford were Deiore judge Williams and a jury. They in company with Edward Fallon of Stamford were said to have stolen 20 chickens from John MeKinney' of Stamford. me state claimed to have a con f ession from- the boy but he and his mother said it was obtained undei duress by Deputy Sheriff Schlectweg of Stamford. The sheriff was put on the stand and questioned by Judge Sand and white new gloves. Sand, the liked and sensible new shade, has appeared in gloves. . Glace finish, nice supple lambskin, good weight, $1. Handsome white cape gloves have three rows of black embroidery on' back and ; fasten with single effective clasp, $1.50. ; . Doeskin gloves of pure white have black embroidered back: fasten with one clasp. Nice weight, soft but firm of texture- and may be washed without affecting finish. . i Splendid long white gloves of special goodness. Pure white, 16 button length, $1.55. . ' - Center aisle, 'rear. . Talkcd-of now at 50c. V Jnst arrived, these are well worth securing: . ' Coniston Churchill ; t ; 1 The Devil's Admiral Moore The Marshal -Andrews ' , ' Life Everlasting Corelli 50c. V ; Song of Sixpence Rummer 1 ' Gold White Main floor, rear. HOWLAND DRY GOODS GO. WARMER MAKES MANY CHANGES It! GARDEN COURT Yard-wide Habutai: value 60c : value 75c value 86c . value $1 : 27-inoh white Habutai: value S9c value 50c- ,-.'-. value 65o ' - I-- value 75c value 85c ' ; - ; . ' value ll-f- 20-inch white Habutai : 'value 26c 1 - Black se-lnch. Waterproof . value 75c value 85c i . value' fl value $1.25 v . 80o . 55c 65c : 76c ; S5c 89c SOc S9c 65C 75c 20c Jap: 59c 65c 75c 90c 1 2 7 -inch Waterproof Jap: value SOc " . S9o . value 75c 59c , value 1 1 70c Black Shanghai silk duck, S3 Inches , ' wide: . value $1 85o White 8 5-inch Shanghai duck : ; r- value $1 85c "' 27-inch Shanghai duck, black or white; value 35o . 650 Japanese kimono silks, unique and beautiful : i value 75 c 60c Center aisle, rear. Bread for the holiday. Monday, -, Washington 's Birthday, the store will be closed all day. " , ' Bread and rolls and cakes and pies there will be extra supply Saturday. ' Fresh from the ovens, wrapped in its wax jacket, Howland bread keeps delic- iously fresh for days and days. ' ' ,.- Better order early Satur day to insure against disap pointment. 1 f . Front basement. Howland candy for holiday. Howland chocolates at 40 cents i have the "moreish" taste. ;- ."v'-i" . .Fine ingrediexrte, smooth rich chocolate coating, many varieties. - Extra for the Week-end: Peach Blossoms and Gold enettes from pur own candy shop too ; 19c lb r Special chocolate mixture of maple and cream pecans and nougatines f rom Bos ton where they know now to make good chocolates too 25c lb Front basement. Former Forbes Residence Is Undergoing Extensive Re pair and Improvement (Special to The Farmer.) Fairfield, Feb. 19. The "old home stead on Fairfield avenue .known as "Garden Court" and formerly the property . of A. Holland Forbes, the noted airman, but now the property of DeVer H. Warner, the Bridgeport manufacturer, which has been under going a complete remodeling will soon be ready for occupancy. The plaster era have completed their work. 'and the decorators are now busily engaged in decorating the interior of the build ing, ifaeona are engaged in the con struction of a concrete sun parlor in the rear of the residence. ' The old fashioned barn on the rear lawn has been completely remodeled and a con crete floor laid in the interior. . Car penters axe placing new shingles on the roof of the mansion and in about four weeks more a force of gardeners, under the direction of Oeorge K. Smith, - overseer 'of the property will be busy constructing one of the pret tiest flower gardens in the state. Following are the warranty deeds filed with the town clerk for record during the past week: Bridgeport Land and Title company, trustee, to , Lillian M. Steinbach, 2 building lots; Holland Heights road and Clinton street; the same to Cora W. Steinbach. I 2 building lots, ''Villa Park," Holland Heights road and Clinton street; B W. s. Pickett to .Lundgren Verzina, 50 feet. Pine Creek Road; Charles E. Kane to George' Lougren. 8 acrees. Hulls Farms district - Because of his non-appearance in the local town court yesterday after. noon before Justice Bacon W aKeman to answer to the charge of speeding, EJ. J. Wood of New York forfeited a bond of $25. "Wood was arrested Sun. day by Motorcycle Policeman urea Volderanrer. - Took Wife for Visit; She Never Returned; He Asks Divorce ASCII, TRIANGLE FIRE PRINCIPAL HEAVILY SUE Westporters Levy On II in for Big Loan at Time of Holocaust HOWLAND DRY GOODS GO. Williams but he denied threatening the. boy. The court finally -admitted the confession. Searles and his moth er denied their guilt. The trial was still on at press hour. . ! Jordan & Selleck, the real estate dealers, have Just taken new offices in the top flopx,of the. Security. building at 1115 Main street". ' The remodeling of the building by the D. M. Read Co. necessitated the removing of their of fices from 1094 Main street. The old curfew law, making nine O'clock the time for children to go home, was revived in Los Angeles. . Mrs. Mary Mason Hassel of New Tork was married to Adrian "Van de Sande Bakuyzen, Dutch consul-general at New York. 'William W. Heard of New Orleans was nominated by President Wilson to be assistant treasurer of the United States at that city. Declaring that he took his wife for a visit to her sister from which she never returned, Charles A. Lynn, a clerk in a Stratford avenue delicates sen store, appeared before Judge Webb in the superior court this after noon to ask for a divorce from Hattie L. Lynn of Seymour. Lynn testified that he was working for the Standard Oil Co. at the time of the desertion. He drove his wife from Woodbury to the home of her sister in Watertown. When his wife failed to return, Lynn tried to find the reason for her action but could not.' The desertion was June T, 1911. Two years ago Lynn came to this city to work. As Lynn had not given his wife notice of his intention to ask for the custody of their boy, Judge Webb continued, the case for a week. The couple were married in 1903. The court granted Georgianna Conklin, an employe of Warner Bros, a decree from Harry Conklin -of this city. Intolerable cruelty was the grounds. Mrs. Conklin said her hus band was intoxicated frequently and when in that condition often struck her. Once he broke in the . door and another time threw dishes at her. They were married January 11, 1911. Mrs. Conklin's maiden name was Georgianna Boucher. ' The . Vigo county, (Ind.) Jail '. was quarantined when it was discovered that one of the prisoners had small pox. There are 140 prisoners in the jail. (Special to The Farmer.) Westport, Feb. 19.--A writ of at tachment in the sum of $400,000 was served tins morning by Joseph J. Ladrigan of Norwalk, upon the Nor walk and Saugatuck property of Jo seph J. Asch, millionaire owner of the Triangle .Shirt factory," New York city, which was swept by fire with the loss of about two score lives about two years ago. - The papers were served at the instigation of Henry C. and John D. Eno, wealthy residents of Westport, who; claim that they are owed $170,- uuu ana mieresi iur L iuoji to liio ae fendant at the time of the disastrous fire. , .' i . The Asch property in Saugatuck, in the; town of Westport, is situated on the shores of Long. Island Sound and the value estimated ; at about $800,000. It lays between the prop erty of the Eno brothers and is rated as one of the most valuable estate on the shores of the Sound. Horse Overboard; Firemen to Rescue At YeUow IIill Pond Seized with a determined desire to keep on hacking, a horse pushed its empty delivery wagon over the stone abutment of the old Yellow Mill bridge and into the water some 15 or 18 feet bSlow about 9 o'clock this morning. The driver was not on the wagon but was at the horse's head attempting to gnide him. The outfit which belonged to the Peck & Lines company was in the employ of the city and the driver was trying to turn it about in the old roadway by the bridge when tha accident occurred. " Auto Chemical No.' 1 and Hose Co. No. 8 responded to the call for aid and, by means of poles, succeeded in working a rope under the horse where he lay on his side In the mud, with only his head out of water. The animal had freed Itself from the wag on by the time that the firemen reached the bridge. With the rope skilfully and secure ly fastened about him, there was lit tle trouble pulling the unfortunate animal out of the mud and incoming tide. Much to the surprise of every one he was apparently uninjured and was returned to his stable, little the worse for his unexpected bath. The wagon was secured by mean of a boat. Former Harbormaster. Garry Paddock aided in releasing tha' horse. OBTTTJARY . I. THOMAS COULTER. Numerous people who had known the late Thomas Coulter or had been associated with him in business at- : tended the funeral services held at 2:30 this afternoon from the home of his son, James H. Coulter. 51 Hough avenue. Rev. F. A. JMiling ham, pastor of the Universalist church of which Mr. Coulter was long a prominent active member, officiat ed.. The floral tributes were many and beautiful. Interment was in the fam ily plot in Lakeview cemetery. : Thej; London Stock Exchange com . mittee issued 21 new or revised rules, mostly technical, which will goverr future speculation. They will take feet March 25.