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FARMER: FEBRUARY 20, 1915 WS OF THE WEEK o o ' o COLUMBUS SCHOOL EVEIIIHG STUDENTS DISPLAY SEWING REDGR OSS SEAL mum GAiP ONSHOWS 1 ;-- V ?3i ft!, SPL 1D1DPR0FIT Ei km t i ft ii r f i U lUs UJ- LLi LLr: THESE TWO MODELS: .: FORD SEDAN like exPi-esident William Howard Taft's and FORD COUPELET are so far and. away the superior of most closed cars costing double that, little won der they have proved so immensely popular. . . ' AVE CAN PROMISE A LIMITED NUMBER OF , v , ; v QUK3t DEIJVmiES ON ORDEKS PLACED AT ONCE : THE COUPELET .......... $750.00 THE SEDAN . it 975.00 . . f. o. i. DKrritonv 5:.';-r-' "LET US SHOW YOU"- : Dutee W. Flint D35 AND 383 FAIRFIELD AVENUE,: Bridgeport, Conn. ' - ; OPERATOR OK IS FORD STORES TV CONNECTICUT AND RHODE ISlAXD A Practical Demonstration Given of Ability of , Young " Women With, Needle 1 7rM3TrT): CSffni ' Ell 3 .1 Bl1""' K.tJMl B8 - Striking: examples of proficiency in needle 'work achieved in a snort time were included in the exhflbit, in the halls of the Columnbus school, Thurs day and Friday. The work has been accomplished .by the yotms women of the sewing- class of the night school. The class has consisted' pf thirty four young women who have met twice a week since November for "the purpose, of learning the elements of sewing.'" The work will contiue until the (close of the night school season. Learning the different : stitches , and seams, the young women took up ma chine work and eaph . yung woman has already made four different gar ments. . ' These were on exhibition. There . was also, shown some very beautiful hand work, in . embroidery and hemstitching.. : - :. The class was organized and . con ducted by Miss Bown,, principal of the Columbia school, assisted, -by Miss Agnes Osborne, , teacher in the. State Trade School for Girls. ., This was volunteer work. . ' ;.' . On ' Thursday evening, the sewing class entertained their friends at the school with a social -and stereopticon lecture.' Iurlng the course of the evening; the Good - Housing .stereopti , con slides were thrown on the- screen. A concert, iby a quartet of the girls was given. ,-;:!.. ' . - - : ; It is hoped to . carry forward the Sewing Course still further another season, " the "Use of patterns, cutting and .fitting 'beins? introduced. The iyoung women. , have been delighted with the course, and are anxious to go on with the work. Some of the young women who assisted in forming the class were the Misses Delia Men doe, Katie Oostellio, -Nellie and Anna Pinto; Mary Dagostino, Mildred , and Angeline -Calalreese, Katio Camella, Yetta Harrison, Mary Julien, May Sparano, Sadie Rapice Sadie Baon contre. ' -, .: " - - .-s v " . . "Mi! ft if'" X III I! mimi ' A. special event at our store Conia and have a good tints TlTE'VE set Waslimgtoh's Birthday VV apart for the display of the new Indian models-- spic and span machines right out of their crates., -:-. . ' - ' Lots doing February 22nd. Our headquarters will be a clubroom lor all the boys on this date. Join in.: Meet all the motorcycle men. Hear some ripping good motorcycle talk. ; i See the Nine Big Innovations which the Indian introduces for 1915. They represent all the real motorcycle progress for the coming year. You won't be posted unless you see them. ' Come any time, day or evening! Bring as many ; friends as you like. Plenty of fun at' any hour. ' , " " Remember the date . , ... February 22nd, Washington's Birthday iOiivenirs ana Refreshments TWO SUFFOCATED, FOURiJMJURED IN TENEMpBLAZE Manchester N,' ' H-,!, Ffeb.s 20i Two women were .suffpeated -in a fire .which burned out a three-story wooden build-. iiig on Spruce street early today. Two firemen were: dangerously injured and two lodgers were taken to a hospital- in a serio-us condition The 'dead: Mrs. Fresina Iegdas, 60 years 'bid. 1 i Miss 'Ouramir ; Xeg,das, her grand daughter, '.f - . The- victims were found in. their rooms on the third floor. George Tay lor and. Leo- French, the Injured fire men, were thrown to th ground when a ladder f!ll. Theolerous Caleras and Aiiss' Aurelia. r Legdas, .16 years old, were hurt by Jumping-s from windows. Several, other occupants were rescued with difficulty. . - . The fire started in the casement . of the grocery store of Legdas . Brothers from an unknown cause. The", build ing, , which was in the heart of the Greek district, was damaged jta the ex tent of $15,000. v i : . . . , ISniDsGEPOlRT CYCLE 'CO., 105 '. GMserf . Sfiree - Opposite Y..M. C. A. Plioae 2216 RAILROADS OPPOSE LOWER RATE BILLS A hearing was given- yesterday aft ernoon before the committee on, rail roads on three of the so-called" hos-. tile bills "presented curing the session, which- aim. to- reduce th6; passenger rates of the New York,-' New Haven Ae Hartford railroad op to offset its re cent increase- in passenger fares with in the state. No one 'appeared in fa vor of the bills, not even -the legis lators who had prtsented them, but Vice President, ' B. Campbell of . th company made" a statement In opposi tion to them, saying- that the enact ment of any one of the, bills would be) apt to put the "New .ilaven" into a receivership and that "any legislative reduction of the company's revenues would result in disaster to the road on account ef its present financial condi ASOERICAJV STEAMER SAFE Amsterdam,Feb. 20. The American steamship J. L. . Luckenbach, which left Boston, January 27 with a cargo of cotton and wool for Bremen .arrived at the latter port today. . A passen ger who boarded the ship at Tmuden was arrested, but was later re-leased on proving he was a Dutchman. State Nets 100 Per Cent. In-. , crease and Ranks Among First in Country Hartford, Feb. 20. While complete returns of the result of the Red, Cross Christmas seal sale for 1914 have not been, recelved'.at the office of tle State Tuberculosis -:i Commission, suflicient data vision hand to indicate . an ap- proximate business of two - million seals. This is an increase of the sale of .1913 of almost, one. hundred .. per cent., and. places; Connecticut among the state leaders if. hot first, in. the number of seals 'sold per capita. This record is especially gratifying in view of the slackness in;business in many portions of the state and. the numer ous other demands for assistance due to the European war, , The proceeds -i rom the sale will amount to about twenty thousand dollars and this sum, less the expenses of conducting the ' sale, which have been kept very low; will be used for tuberculosis' relief work in Connecti cut under the supervision and direc tion i of the ' various organizations that acted as the , local agents for the Tuberculosis Commission in the differ ent cities and towns of the state, s. - : Secretary -George - I. - Allen i of '"the Tuberculosis ; Commission - states that while the financial returns : from the casrfipaign are most welcome: and , will je , of great help in tuberculosis relief work an even -more important func tion was .accomplished in - the educa- ioiial . direction'.' . Facts . connected with the care, treatment and - preven :ioii of the Great White Plague iiave een brought home to the people of Connecticut as never before. : . Reading of Pastoral : -1 Letter is Forbidden Havre, 1 Feb. 20 The ' German au thorities have forbidden the reading of ' the Jenten Pastoral letter issued by Monsignor Heilan, bishop of Mar, mur, according to information recelvr' ed here, because It enumerates in stances of indignities which he ac cuses Germany of having inflicted up on the priests of his diocese, r - . Locomotive Sparks . 1 . , . Cause Forest Fires Washington, Feb. 20 -Locomotive sparks caused 60 per cent of the fires on national forests in : the . White Mountains of New England and'the southern -Appalachians in' 1914, ac cording to the forest service. ' More than half of the 603 fires in the east occurred in". Virginia alone, 227 of them starting from locomotive sparks. Minister of Uruguay; ;s Arrives Here Today - Washington, Feb. 20 A round of official entertainments are being ar ranged by the-, state department in honor 1 of - Dr. Juan - Carlos Blanco, Uruguayan' minister of public works, who was expected to reach New York today to return the visit of Secretary Root In 1906 and to represent Uru guay at the Panama-Pacific Erposl tlon. Dr. Blanco will come to Wash ington next week. ;, - Mayor Max Can't Tell , Why He Was Arrested f London, Feb. 20 '-Mayor Max, of Brussels, . now a .prisoner , in Ger many, says in a . letter to an old friend, the . singer Marguerite Sylva, that he has .been confined In the in-i ner fortress . at Glatz, since Oct. 12. . "I can say: nothing about the cause of my arrest,"- the mayor, writes, "or my letter is likely to be stopped. I was warned today that the tone of my correspondence was too free , and had given offense with the statement that henceforth nothing would- be passed." V LIBRARY CLOSED IN ALL DEPARTMENTS FOR . REPAIRS. The public library will be closed in all departments tomorrow and Mon day for repairs. . .. Cf"' ' Til- ' ; -Tlie i " ..i-.---.-E'--- . . ' . J Models Only $395 And The Mechanical Equal c ... "i - ! im r.. tw i- ran ns-im -o -iBTk ... . . ... w .. Its lparts are made on automatic machinery of "absolute accuracy. All of these parts are inter--changeable. ". , Better steel has not been tempered than goes into every part of. the Trumbull. The engine is a marvel of compact, power; a four-cylinder, four-cycle, water-cooled engine with cylinders cast en bloc, all working parts enclosed; silent, efficient and unfailing. Transmission is of the selective, sliding-g-'nr type with three speeds forward and reverse.' The Trumbull seats two people comfortably, with plenty of leg room, t In the rear is a capacious luggage carrier.''. Upholstery is elegant. -The top and side .curtains come as regular equipment. . For further details, ' read specifications.- I ! TTr rr.Tir1.!-.lTr T-n-u-it-e- Vmi tr Via.-r fiif Viir.it. Tat. t.ha iiitn Rhrar Fit.n.t.- - 3 . " J i Armory all this week. BRIDGEPORT, CONN. .t i ; r..,r O ,.';;-'V.':': IT WILL BE HERE, THE NEW REO THE FIFTH. O o WE HATE JCST BEEN ADVISED that our " new Reo the Fifth, "the Incomparable Four,' - demonstrator . has arrived.- toy the , time you read this It will have been un-r -loaded-and will he at our show rooms. , WE HAVE BEEN BESIEGED by scores of persons eager to get a first look at this latest edition of the famous Reo . the Fifth "the Incomparable Four." DO TOC KNOW that since November 10th, there hasn't heen a Reo car obtainable at the factory last of the 1914 series was shipped on that day.- DID YOTT SAY SOMETHING about "hard times"? ' Reo has never known such a thing. Reo value Reo service Reo cars have al ways commanded a market greatly In excess of the possible supply always. , ' THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A TIME when, even with its wonderful factory facilities, the Reo Motor Car Company has been able to i furnish, all the Reos, needed to fill the de-" mand. Never a time. . SO THE EAGERNESS of. buyers to see this new Reo is nothing unusual. .1 AND THIS LATEST Reo the Fifth this 1915 edition of that famous car that has set the ' standard- and maintained the: lead in - its price-class for several -years is destined to increase its popularity and Its leadership. - - NEVER -WAS STJCH, VALUE. Ton read, of course, in the -big two-page ad how it was - possible to produce a car of such size a big , ger as Well as an improved and refined car -at $125 less iliaii formerly. Now $1050 j last season $1175. ' -. LET US REPEAT bigger, letter cai up a to the minute n every detail of design and finish and. equipment, Including the best one-man top made, and for less money. No other could do it. None but Reo. . BUT YOU CANT ' appreciate fully what this , V value is until you have seen and driven this oar.'" "-: ' ;' "i :':- ' IF YOU COME EARLY this morning you will be. one ' of the first you will see it almost as soon as we do. . There'll . be a crowd for many, like yourself, have been waiting to see' it -. , . AND, OF COURSE, we need not remind you that,- with no Reos obtainable daring the past two months and thousands having al ready decided they will join the lteo con. tingent "and be sureV for the coming year, your order will have to be in early to inu ro t an early delivery.' 'Better drop in on jour - way to the office we'll be here. i " Reo the Fifth : $1050 Reo tlie Sixth . $138S Runabout Coupe $1000 . $1575 F. O. B. Lansing. W. M. STARBUCK PHONE 1107-13 684 FAIRFIELD AV TRY FARHER "WANT ADS." ANYTHING- IN A STORE THAT IS WORTH SELLING IS WORTH ADVERTISING W a .' A.. W-.-. . J . - v - - -r , M V J V M -- . W w - w - y fj' through-tlie' columns of the "Farmer." ' The cost is f i. small and the method effective. CARRANZA ASSEMBLING L " , BIG FORCE OF SOLDIERS ..... j San Antoni6,Texu,Feb. 20. A me sage from Villaldama, where the Car ranzaf orces are- concentrating prepar atory to an attack - on Monterey, says nearly 10,000 y soldiers and a largo number of giihs are there. Ammuni tion is arriving daily from the border and It is reported the command - is equipped with amjnunition for aoti arrrp- of 25,000 men. r. : . . INDIAN LEADER DEAD Bombay, Feb. 20. The Honorable Goehl Crishna v Gokhale, .... an Indiaii loader, who was president of the India Congress in 1905, -died suddenly yes terday. He was the representative of the non-official members . of the Bombay legislature in the various leg islative councils for 20 years. --He baa devoted himself to the cause of edu cation among his Mahratta country men by serving as a professor in Fer guson college. . He was 49 years old. LEVERTY RENOMINATED Governor Holoomb yesterday ap pointed John A. Leverty a commis sioner of pharmacy for three yeaxs. The W. C. T. U , of Milford Pa., posted a "Jag List" with the district attorney. . . 1 : i . li J A Ol v o II -Vacant Houses KENT QUICKER IP WIRED FOR ELEC TRIC SERVICE. ::::::::: Good Xennamt WILL BE BETTER SATISFIED IF YOU PROVIDE THIS CONVENIENCE. : : : Will Be Pleased to Furnish Estimates on Wiring and Fixtures. rrrs , tt a h tth a i ne u nneo iiiiiminauii 'PHONE 821 g Go COR. BROAD AND CANNON STS.