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THE FARMER: JANUARY-5, 1916
To Newcomers IN BRIDGEPORT You are cordially invited to fully investigate .the most exceptional values offered during this sale. Men can make " ; very material savings on clothing of the most satisfactory character and we fully believe that a visit, will make it clear to you why this store holds such a warm place in the regard of all Bridgeporters. Thousands of Dollars' Worth of the Most Dependable, Stylish SALE OPENS THURSDAY JAN. 6TH SALE OPENS THURSDAY JAN. 6TH Sacrificed for Immediate Clearance 1 - - coin u. Each year, in Jaeiiary, we clear away our .surplus winter stocks. From now on we plan to carry out this policy with drastic thoroughness. A mild autumn and delayed winter means a bigger surplus than usual to be cleared away arid consequently we start this sale with big assortments. Here is an opportunity of hundreds of Bridgeport men to secure winter clothing, at the time when the need is the keenest! at big reductions from early winter prices. We offer you clean-cut savings easily secured and an unusually liberal measure of genuine clothing satisfaction. 6, MEN'S,, (t MEN'S & BOYS' SUITS, OVERGGA T8 AND FURNISHINGS ON SUITS ON OVERCOATS ON SWEATERS Backed By Our Well-known and Positive Guarantee -of Absolute Satisfaction SAVE ON UNDERWEAR v . . SAVE ON GLOVES SAVE ON SHIRTS SAVE ON HOLIDAY GOODS SAVE ON HATS AND CAPS - ' SAVE ON NECKWEAR Find Splendid Savings Awaiting Him. Hundreds Wiil Come Be One of Them. ' "SAVE SAVE SAVE The Man? Who Comes to This Sale for Winter Goods SAVE SAVE: SAVE ON ON ON BOYS' SUITS BOYS' OVERCOATS MACKINAWS O More Clearawayjtavings II. J.lllll.lL llllllll .1 Ml-lll i Ui Wl I I II HI llll JHIJ1 IIIW, l I llllll. I LWWIpH U UNI p.l '. rm . - h'iilil,iiniiii niiimiiiiiini mmtmM iHiiMHilrurilnnrrw ft iihi "frlmii)"-- "Viliirtiil(iiiiTrrir''1J-'xir'r-g'-1r;"riMr iiyr'nWhliifir'fflirirn BOYS.' AND CHILDRENS SWTS AOT OVMCOATS $ 3.50 SuitsNand Overcoats now, .V.;; ... . .S2-S0 $ 5.00; Suits and Overcoats now. . v . . . 1 . jS3-9S, $ 6.00 Suits and Overcoats now, , . . . . . $ 7.50Suits and Oveijcoats nowS . . . . . . -SS.SO 1$ 8.50 Suits and Overcoats now,. ,' . A .U. - SG-0O $10.00 Suits SndOvercoats now. 1.. . . . . . -S7.SO SHIRTS- -; SOFT 'AND LAUNDERED CUFFS $1.00 Shirts i , . , . : . $1.50 Shirts ".'..'. . $2.00 Shirts . .. i . . $2.00 Silk Front Shirts . . $4.00 Fiber Silk Shirts . v $6.00 All Silk Shirts . . . . L . .x 7 cts. S1W15 S1.5Q SI. SO S2.SO S3.9S FOR THE PAST YEARS REMARKABLE SUCCESS, WE THANK "XOU. , j 'SSHdy Tliese: Suit and Overcoat Savings - v.: , V THEi SEE TBE tsMMENTS! y : Buy"? Of course you'll buy you can't help it if you have a sense of clothing values. Here are the styles that are the favorites of the best dressed men in the land. See how well dressed you 11 look in them. Here are beautiful' fabrics -masterpieces, of , the country's master cloth-mokersl ; Its he finest clothing we know how to buy and we are confident of pleasing every man who buys here. Good style good cloth good tail oring and good jfit' for, j a combination hard to beat. V " - x " - ' a LATEST STYLE CLOTHING FROM OUR REGULAR L6L No, 1 All Our $10.00 Suits and Overcoats now ........ i - Lot Nov2AH Our $12.50 Suits and Overcoats now Lot' Nof 3 All Our $15.00 Suits and Overcoats now Lot No. 4 All Our $20.00 Suits and Overcoats now Lot No. 5AlLOur $25.00 Suits and Overcoats now Lot No. 6 AlKOur 30.00 Suits and Overcoats now STOCK S 7. $ 9.50 $10.95 $14,95 $18.35 $22 51 21E More Clearaway Sayings f UNION SUITS Ealbriggan, Merino, Wool $1.25 Union Suits i. ...SO cts. $1.50 Union Suits . . ; . . 1 ; 51.15 $2,00 Union Suits 51.UO $3.00 Union Suits . .S2.SO SWEATERS In all the better colors with and without collars. $3.50 Sweaters'! ........... 1 ...... . S2.50 $5.00 Sweaters ...... .53.03 $6.00 Sweaters ..... . '. . i .54.00 $7.50 Sweaters . ... T7 .5S.9C SPECIAL LOT $2.50 a?id $3.00 Sweaters at S1-S0 ; V SAVINGS RESULT FROM VISIT TO THIS SALE. Savings for large men-for small men-i-f or stout men for slender men-or tall men---f or short men for conservative men for dressy men for men who demand the newest andlatest style kinds. i AU can be quickly pleased Sale now on Don't wait a day plenty of salespeople to serve you quickly and everybody actuated by a desire , ' , . . ' t H 5 MAIN ST. AT JOHN Get x)ff v the cars at the Library Corner John Street. It's the Men's Bargain Center. THE STORE OF WELCOME ECONOMIES OFFERS THE QEST CLOTHING NEWS IN MONTHS A GENUINE CLEARAWAY. . 00EOtSO:,05sOs3 QgQ;gO0sKOZ30'zZO 0gSQg,QO0s'0 j iOFFEHSE A CIVIL OilE, FORMER IS !I0 L0J1GER HELD New, x York Police Release Builder Tram. Ctistody-f , Still In ospitaj James F. Former, whilom fcontf actor of this city antl Depn, against whom -criminal charges were reepbtly pre ferred by Mrs. Orville Rector, wife 6f i the prbminent fark City dentist living at 1313 lranistan avenue, . ' is again free, although confined to a Kew Tbrk hospital, wheri he ia a "compjete cot . lapse. " V - A f . It hai been fouhd Upon' examination of th contracts between Former and Mrs. Rector, covering tn buliaiiig- of three houses fit "Devon, that the case Is rather a.-civil one, than one with a criminal aspect. ' It Is tonderstood that attorneys-rep ; resenting Sirs. JRector have been able to obtain the "return of large amounts l:of money Invested in the enterprise, but . , there are numerous creditors in Devon ' who will sadly miss Former's presence in the' little community. Former came to this city 'from the West. He pndertook the contracting - and building of houses. ' Mrs. ttectoi-, who wished to build for speculation, employed him to erect three houses at - a total contract cost of f 8,100. , She had paid nearly 7,000 in cash when.-' Former disappeared. Many ' creditors declared ,Jbat the material for the-houses had not been paid for by Former, and: the police were asked ' to - ascertain j where money given foy the local woman had been spfent It was the result of this inquiry that led to'his arrrest at the Hotel Navarre in New York by Detective Sergeant Ed ward Croaan, when Former was rec ognized iit'New York by some of his former associates. . . ' He immediately coftapsed and was taken Us' the detention ward pf Belje Hue hospital. 'fA. charge of eylbezEie ment Was i made against' him. vLater an adjustment of the case was made and. the -Jew ; York police have notified to abandon prosecution; been If. T. IjEGISIiATCTRE CONVENES. Albany, Jan-. 5-The New York leg 5slature was convened today for- the essioft i of 1916. The business -for the opening day included the reading of ; Governor Whitman's message which ' contained recommendations for rad ' -leal Changes' in the ;financlal policy of ''the state, including the inauguration of a budget system. Another note worthy recommendation is that the "position of health officer of the port ' 'of New York is abolished. MEftlDEN STRIKERS PACE DAMAGE SUIT -: " ""- , -, '- - ; (Continued fro a Page One.) on Monday night. He had not been subpoenaed. He -was examined and named seyerat persons in the .audience when. Mr. Wells read from a list. "What do you know of the Meriden strike?" the witness was asked by Mr. Wells. "I, think it has been .carried on by the menx themselves," he. replied.' Mr. ' Sanaher objected to questions as to What knowledge the witness or in ternational ofltcers had of the strike. The court asked Mr. Wells what- his object was and Mr. Wells said that he had desired to ask,1 for au injunction against persons whom lie had ascer- tamed had not already been subpoe- naed. To Mr. Danaher'a request for rnore information the court said that It Was evident that if an injunction should issue it would be presumed to be- against those persons who m(ght have knowledge of the strike. ' . Questions of Mr. Wells were admit ted. ; x . . Miss Mary Scully, ah organiser for the Federation -'of Labor, called, saifl she first heard of the proceedihgg yesterday. , She was not in Meriden Saturdays Her home is in Brooklyn. 'N. Y. , ,: Mr. Wells called ' other names but there were no responses. Apparently the names called - were of -t persons mentioned in the complaint and upon whom subpoenas had not been served. George W. Munson, of .Wallingf ord, manager of factories there and in Meriden, told , of the strikes, seeing pickets on duty and also of damage to a factory in Meriden including brpken . windows. Munson said he had asked for addi tional police protection in Meriden and Wailingf ord and iii his opinion he had not received ali he was .. entitled to. His testimony was frequently inter rupted by objections of Mr. DanaheJ Boys Sis and Three Years Old Are Heirs To Small Estate Here EASTERN CURLERS EXPECT CLEAN SWEEP AT y- DULUTH TOURNAMENT . John S. Lesko and " Andrew Hor vath today were appointed -administrators of the estate of John Lkatos. The estate is less than $200 and the heirs are two sons, 'John, aged six, and Stephert, aged three years, who live at Nagy.Halz, Hungary.. i GROSS ESTATE Ignatz M. Adler and Ernest Berget were today appointed appraisers of the estate of Samuel -Gross. The heirs are Jennie Adler of 218 Chapel street. New tiaven, and Sarah Gross of 179 Hurd avenue, this city. - , Forty thousand automobiles in New Jersey were tied up when their own ers failed to take out new registration. I n 1 V-?Al;K--n.4--. f h Ml ZC s - - ' - ' - v ' : n -a iiilli Scarlet Fever and x Diphtheria Fail to "-' Show Increase Here Health department officials today are congratulating themselves that in the epidemic of .grip that has Bridge port in its grasp there is little , in crease, in scarlet fever and diptheria. One case of erysipelas was taken to th Isolation hospital yesterday mak ing five patients now interned in that institution. ' V HEAR EVIDENCE IN . SUIT AGAINST PIjATT, The suit brought by Fred Scherer of this city against Harold S. Piatt, a local garage proprietor, Was tried this morning before- Acting Judge Wilder in the common pleas court. ,. Scherer claimed - h . had done certain repai work on Cars for Piatt and that the defendant owed him J50." Piatt de clared - the work was unsatisfactory and had damaged the cars. , He filed .a counter claim for $800. ' The court reserved- decision. . DANBCRY EMPLOYES - . OF railroad' strike Danbury, Jan. 5 Nine laborers at the local .roundhouse of the ,Tew York, New Haven & Hartford Rail road went out on a strike this tore noon. The men demanded 20 cents an hour for a 12 hour-day,' an increase of four cents an hour. When thei demand was not at once met they de cided to strike. N Today roundhouse employes and locomotive firemen are at work tending the fires in the locomotives. POSTAIi NOTES. New York, Jan. Preparations are under way for the twenty-second annual bonBpiel of the Northwestern Curling association, which will be held at.Duluth, Minn., the Week commencing Jan, 17. Many eastern rinks are expected to be represented at the tournament. Wherever th "broom and stone" game is played there are evidences of unusual activity, and this is true particularly in eastern centers of the Bport. Last year the few eastern -teams in the event proved no match for those from Canada," and the Canadians carried oft the honors. This year the east promises a reversal of form. Nothing short of a clean sweep w.ill satisfy the eastern players. Pjcture shows scenes In ourling games on eastern rlnka. j ' ' HELD FO BURGLARY. caught redhanded by three poiioemen ' . r- early this morning while trying to loot New, Britain, Jan. B Stanley Smith, I a saloon of its caBh,' 18, was bound over to the superior I ' court todiy xfor burglary. He wa . nrtrier Want Ads, One Cent a Word -National defence and peace bills in grat numbers were introduced in the Senate and the House. - , ADVERTISE IN THE FARMER. Money orders for payment in , Ser bia will not be issued by the post of fice until further notice as the Postal Administration of Switzerland, which serves as intermediary for such or ders, has temporarily suspended rela tions with that country because of the war. . . An addition to. the pile of lost Christmas gifts has arrived at the post office bfearing v a marker "From Father and Mother to Gordon," and ho address. The gift is one of value. Postpone Two Cases . On Compensation As v Grip Causes Illnesser. Grip is responsible for the indefinite, postponement of two cases that were to have been heard by Compensation Commissioner Edward T. Buckingham today and tomorrow. James Masse of Lexington avenue, who is suing the Bridgeport Brass Co. for compensa tion on the ground that he lost an eye while in the service of the company . was to have been heard today. Wil liam R. Webster, Jr., second vice pres-, ident of the Brass Co. is ill with the grip and unable 'to appear so the case has been, postponed until he recovers. Edward J. McManus, attorney for the heirs of Frank King who are suing the City Ice & Coal Coy' for compensation is also ill with the grip. It is claimed that an injury that JCing" received while in the , company's em ploy caused hii death. This case- was to have been heard tomorrow but has been postponed until Attorney Mc Man us recover a. ITUARY SCHCMANN-HEINIC'S SON DEAD. San Diego, Cal., Jary. 5 Hans Schu-mann-Heink, son of Mme. Schumann Heink, the contralto, died here today of pneumonia. ' DOG BITES BOY John Goldy, aged 12, 656 Housa tonic avenue while walking near his home was attacked by a strange dog without provocation. The dog jump ed and bit the boy on the upper lip. A deep laceration was cauterized at the emergency hospital. ELIZABETH GLENNON. " With the death this morning 'of;' Elizabeth, widow of John Gle.nnon, at! her home, 344 Pembroke street. . one of . the oldest Irish settlers of East Bridgeport, passed away. Mrs. Glennon has lived' in that section of the city for more than 60 years and had long been a devout member of St. Mary's church. She was born in Jreland and was a sister" to the late Thomas McGovern, who for more, than 30 years was an employe of the Union Metallic Cartridge Co. Mrs. Glerynon was a woman of sterling character, whose long lire in the com munity had made many friends. She is survived by her son. Patrolman James Glennon, two daughters, Ann land' Elisabeth Glennon a niece. Miss Julia McGovern, and four nephews. Collector of Port- James L. McGov ern, Dr. Edward F". McGovern and Patrolman John McGovern and Thos, McGovern. ' I JUSTICE LAMAR BURIED i Augusta, Ga., Jan. 6.--The funeral of Associate Justice Joseph Rucker La mar, of the . supreme court, was held here today. At the grave a simple ceremony was conducted, consisll&rr of a prayer and a recitation of Tenny son's "Crossing the Bar."- GET PAY INCREASED. Central Village, Conn., Jan. 5 No tiofes posted today at the plant of ths Plainfield Woolen Go., owned by Col J. E. Fletcher of Providence, R. I., announced a five per cent, increase in wages from Jan. Between 250 an , 300 employes are affected.