THE FARMER: MARCH 27, 1917
1105 MAIN ST. TrktrTT IT HiTC1 1105 MAIN ST.
908 1 MAIN ST. I) J ,001x1 10 Rue St. Cecile
i- Hartford wiuiuuyiy ur Parig
Wholesale and Retail Leading Milliners.
v "AT MODERATE PRICES
Untrimmed Straw Hats, Trimnied Tailored Hats,
Beautiful Trimmed Hats, Trimmings of every de-
siption at wholesale prices.
. New Lingerie Shirt Waists, New Silk Shirt
Waists, New Ctyepe de Chene Waist3, New Ostrich
Boas,New Maline Neck Ruffs. New Spring Cloth Coats
m all the new shades.
filfy New Silk Petticoats, everything desirable for
Easter wear. ,
:.,-; i You will find here invariably priced less than
n elsewhere, ' ,- ,
it PAYS TO TRADE AT DILLON'S
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL
. At the koine of 'Mrs. lAiftce Spash of
v5o ehernsan street, Miss Bertha Spash
was united in marriage to Mi LeRoy
Uopson of 'this odty The Rev. George
M, Brown ; of the First Methodist
schurcffi, .performed' the ceremony.
; Amonff those present wire Mrs. Alice
Spash. . Mr. and Mrs. Hiram H. Upson,
' Mr and Mrs, Walter ' Spiajsh, Mr. and
' Mrs. Ws. S. El well, Mr and Mrs. Virgil
Iullon, Mr. Fred Spash, Mr. George
Spash, Mr. George Urion Miss EtheJ
.BaistrliCk, and Miss May Spash
'hMrsMary 'K Fones, regent of the
,Mary Silliman chapter D. . A. R., and
the . delegates and alternates chosen
by the chapter to represent it at the
, annual ; Continental ' -Congress in
Washington, D Cwill go to New Ha
ven tomorrow to attend a state meet
ling' of the regents and, those delega
ted toi the Congress. The meeting will
be held .Jat the Benedict Memorial
i church at v Orange and Elm streets.
, , The . morning session will begin at
!.lb:30 and luncheon "will be! served at
. 12:30, ; :L ,-V' .;L'- '
. College "women of the vicinity are
urged to attend the meeting tomor
row Afternoon at the residence of 'Mrs.
Henry W Hlncks, ' 517 Washington
avenue, of the Co liege, Club of Bridge
port. The meeting ."will open at 3:15.
Mrs. Charles IX XaJiier of Greenwich
and Miss Marietta Johnson , of Ala
bama will be the speakers. , ' v ;
: In honor 'Of her. sister, Mrs. Fau
1 f ff line Farrimpton, , who will soon be
y married to Arthur Barnsley, Mrs.
: , Frank Borsch of 3 IS Capitol avenue,
;': entertained Sat&rday evening at her
home, v Mrs. FarrHigtoii, who .until
her resignation & abort time agcv was
1 one. of ' the most popular employes of
the Doraen Dry Goods' Co., wag show
ered with many "beautiful gifts of sil
ver , andcut glass. t Music, danciug
and gmea,,WEr enjoyed during the
'! evening' 'and. at:, a late, hour, Mrs.
? porsch "served her guests a delicious
upper.' ' Amoig those present -we're
the Misses ILgwdtle ' Contonlms, Carolyn
, , MjtheH, Ann Xiggtns, Blanche Bixby,
'Julia, Schulta; Dorothy Bunten, Jane
r jGalvin r Anna Shanley, ' Mary Curley,
Susan BAycrtft, eamca Jburnngton,
Iorothy . Schulti, Mrs. John Schultz,
Mrs. Georsre Schultz. Mrs. Sanford
, Boynion, Mrs. . CoDln Bunten, ;Sr
; Mrs. C6Itta Bunten, Jr Mrs. Robert
. . Darling, - Mrs. j E. Thomas, Arthur
. . Barnsley, Frank Dorsch, aoun yvat-
:' erbury,' 1 Sanford Boyntony
f Darling and John Schultz.
ATJTO JSHSLB WANDiniER.
Kew Britain llarch i274--The bodj
: of an unidentified man, lepeved to be
f ' .wanderer, yearn found on the Beech
' Swainp road In the tnwm of Berlin, a
vghorrdlitaflaoe south of the New Brit
('aln Hue, early today. The head and
1 upper "abdomen -were crushed and the
police, "believe th noan -wajs instantly
killed by a. speeding automobile either
late last night or early this morning.
The ,-victton "was !.bout lest 2 inches
' tall and welglaed shout 209. pounds.
.He Was shout 40 years old. ;
3 WEATHER I
k : .'JTew Tbtmsp, 3Cawih 27 Fore
casts Bsln nd colder tonight; "
WeOnesdsir tair and colder.
":v.' Ooonecticwt: t Bain and colder
! tonight; 'Wednesdaytat colder;
. Strong south to west' winds. ;
pfo western disturbance has
" developed daring the last 24 hours
into a well defined disturbance
i which Is now oentral over On-
tarlo. .' It will probably pass out '
" the St. Xwrence valley tonight.
It Is causing cloudy and rainy
;,: weather In Cbe eastern portion of
the Zskke rejtion and on the At
, lantlc coast. . Heavy . rains were
reported from' Mississippi, Ala-
ham I and v Georgia. Thunder
Storms wers reported from sev
eral places . in the central and
southern districts. There has
been A decided fall In temperature
betweem : tha Rocky mountains
and the TMOssisslppi river.
Conditions favor for this vi
cinity cloudy and rainy weathefr,
followed, hy coearing and colder
Commodore iliiara R, Cole, of
the 'Volunteer Yacht Club, at Lynn,
Mass., telegraphed President' Wilson
offering the elub hose as a rendez
veus for the naval brigade, I
A lAME BACK
ia . quickly relieved ; by applying A
CYRUS " FXASTER, " This piaster re
: Sieves backaebe, caused either by kid
' ney troubles or a coid settled in the
back. It has proven Itseif a specific in
''such diseases as sciatica and lumbago,
, which rarely yield to internal treat
ment, We claim this plaster better
bines the curative properties of all the
V well known kinds' If you don't find it
. better we refund
;aaU only y
the money. For
' .' KEAB COmiTtiAmi ST. i
IN GREAT VARIETY,
Milk Producers Say
They'll Stop Supply
Connecticut milk1 producers today
take exceiption to (published statements
of the Connecticut Milk Dealers' asso
ciation that the producers are asking
unreasonable prices for their product.
Members of the Producers association
dealers that they are not Asking seven
cents per quart for April milk as pub
lished but QYa cents,-.'an, increase of
but one-half cent, over , the former
price. The raise, they declare, is
necessary because of the advanced
cost of grains and other feed. !
Vltls also declared that the intima
tion that New York milk will be sent
to this section cannot' be made effect
ive because that milk is but 3.5 butter-fat
as against t the I better ; grade
furnished in Fairfield county.
Jewels Worth $40,000
, Are Taken By Robbers
T-Or. " 3 .
j New York, March 27. Offer of
$2:, 5 Of reward for information leading
tb the recbvery of jewelry taken from
a house on 79th stret revealed today
that Jewels valued at 'abput $40,000
were stolen last Thursday from the
bedroom5 of Mrs. William McNair,
Descriptions of the , gems have been
sent to the police of other cities. They
included a pearl necklace worth $30,
: Mrsfc McNair is a ' daughter of the
late Isaac V, Brokaw. ; i
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(Special to The Farmer.)
Stratford, j March 27 More
500 persons attended the lecture given
by Alfred B. Smith, general secretary
of the Y. M C. A. -of New York at
the Stratford Congregational . church
last evening. . It was the largest gath
ering of , Its ' kind ever held in 11 the
town. Mr. Smithan able, and con
vincing talker, delivered a very elo-
1 quent, address -on "The Signs of the
Times. "j He i touched on the present
war in; Europe, why our. country
should b'e prepared and what should
be expected of every individual at all
times. , ' The lecturer spoke for more
than two hours. ': The speech -was
greeted vdth loud outbursts of en-'
thUsSasm.' The lecture was under the
auspices of the Men's cluy of the Con
gregational , church. - '
Anna Pargo, aged 19 .rears, of
PrankKn avenue, " an employe of the
Union Metallic,. Cartridge Co., was ar
raigned before Judge Howaitl W. Cur-'
tis in. the Stratford town court today
charged with running away from
J-ome. The court ' pQaeed Anna under
the' direction of Mrs. Herbert C. White
head for two months. Mrs. Pargo tes-
tifletdi that her daughter wanted to go
out i every night. - Some "nights she
would remain away until midnight.
The jgirl denied her mother's story and
told the 'court that, her. mother refused
to allow her out a alL For the last
two weeks Anna has been boarding at
319 Main, street, Bridgeport.
A; mass meeting wMl be. heja in the
town hall, this ' evening- to organize a
Home Guard. ,'Representati've Ivan L.
Morehouse and X Henry BlaketmaUt
recruiting' officess,. will address the
gathering. . . i,
The Woman's Aid society of the
Congregational church will hold its
annual fair and sale Thursday after
noon in Packard hall,
s John Ballent arid! Rose - Henlg of
Bridgeport,' doing business under the
firm name of the Stratford Market,
filed a petition in ibanikiruptcy in the
United States court yesterday. They
have liabilities, of $2,804.92, and $2,180.42
of the amount pi unsecured. Assets
consist of stock in traJcLe, valued at
$700;' machinery, and tools, $995; debts
due on- open account,. $30.95; unliquid
ated claims, $123; money on Ideposit,'
$152; cash on hand, $2.
Medical Examiner William B. Cogs
well irt his finding today saidjthat the
death of six-year-old Arthur Peeso
of Park street and Huntington road
who was drowned yesterday afternoon
in six feet of water was an accidental
drowning. ' '., .
' The boy was playing In the cellar
near his house with a'small sail boat.
One part of the cellar, lower than the
other, contained about six feet of
wateri.The boat slipped and in an
effort to get the toy which accident
ally left-his grasp, ,the boy polled into
the water and was discovered. 10 min
utes later by his mother floating upon
the surface, A telephone call was
8ent"to the Stratford fire department
who recovered the child, Life wa3 ex
tinct, ' Dr, DeRuyter Howland was
summoned and seeing that N medical
aid was" futile notified Dr, Cogswell
who gave , permission for the removal
of the body to the undertaking parlors
of Clarence ! E. v McGahay, Stratford
avenue. The body was removed to
the home today. . The funeral will be
held Thursday morning.
CORTEZ & ROCKWELL, Plumb
ing and Heating, jobbing a specialty,
3051 Main ana Aimsiae avenues.
B. L. Brown, president of the Min
neapolis & St.. Lo(uis Railway Co., re-
i signed. ; ' ,
Shipments of f resli and cured meats
from Chicago iast : week totalled 35,
863,000 pounds. -
NorBian .Mayer of New OHmjir a.D-
plied for membership in the New York
T ARTILLERY RECRUITS
NO VOLUNTEERS FOR NAVY
Civilian Committee of 60 Beg
Line of Defense Veterans
In Speeches Ringing With
The civilian committee of 10 to aid
'enlistment in the Connecticut Coast
Artillery Corps, N. G;, and the Nation
al Naval, Volunteers met in the pro
bate court room, city hall, last night
and decided upon a mammoth patriot
ic mas3 meeting to be held soon in the
State armory, Main street.
Judge Alfred B. Beers, former commander-in-chief
of the Grand Army
of the Republic, was elected chairman
with Capt. Edward Mora, secretary
It is likely that in anticipation of
the rally towards the flag, both the
artillery and naval companies will be
on parade and that recruiting sta
tions for the National Guard will be
placed in conspicuous places in the
city with enrollment and medical of
ficers in attendance to explain the re
quirements of each branch of the ser
vice. - Last night much was said about the
patriotism displayed by the masses
during the Revolution and the Civil
War and considerable about the feel
ing forsand again enlistment in the
present 'generation. ,
Among the salient features of pres
ent day conditions brought f ordibly
before the meeting were these facts:
the Wnk and file of citizens do not
believe that actual emergency exists;
many persons wish to know how their
families are to be pared for fhile
they are absent and whether or not
the foreigner will replace him in the
factories and the work he quits to be
a patriot; there is not enough infor
mation being disseminated about the
respective ; branches of the national
guard service; labor will 'rise to a man
to defend the country i but will not stir
until va crisis is reached; that the gov
ernment will not send a volunteer
regiment to the front until 500,000
national guardsmen have been re
cruited, trained and In the field; and
that the Coast Artillery companies
and the National Naval Volunteers in
this city need many more recruits and
the recruits are not forthcoming.
Officers of the ' various companies
were first called upon to express their
views. , , ; 1 '.
Capt. Arthur C. Bennett of the
Fourth Company, Conn. C. A., N. G.,
said' he had been ordered to recruit
full strength in his mortar company,
150 men. He has but '74. , In his ef
forts to procure enlistments he is told
by. the average young, man: "When
they want me I will be there." ''
Capt. Louis J. Brague, of ,the 14th
Company, CA. Cjwlth necessity for
109 men, has but 75 men.
Lieu. Albert J. Merritt speaking
for the Third Division, National Na
val Volunteers, said that while the
navy has always been a popular
branch of the service the apathy at
1, this time is astounding. He has but
51 enlisted men and needs a full com
plement" of 81 with two additional
officers. In the aeronautic unit of
the naval branch 1 9 more men are
needed for the first company. The re
quirements are technical, and though
nearly every jitney man in the city
has shown his patriotism in tpJs re
spect they cannot be accepted because
Of the rigid physical? and scientific re
quirements. : 1 ;
William P. Kirk, voicing the senti
ment of the average workingman i at
this time, after asking what pay the
enlisted man would receive stated
that the burden upon the married
man who had a family was too great
under ' the present rate of compensa
tion and asked ' that a resolution be
sent to the Connecticut legislature to
increase by 1 state aid the compensa
tion to patriotic married volunteers,
later Asking the , factory owners to
carry this burden and . volunteered
to pay full salaries to any of his em
ployes ,who- enlisted as long' as they
remained ,away from their families
at the front." '
Judge Beers, Frank Millfer and
General .Henry A. Bishop made stir-
1 . 4 m .
ring speecnes glowing with patriot
Ism. - '. - . , j -'
Lieut OLouislJ. O'Neil, of the 11th
Company C. A. C, saidi "The Gov
ernment has. spent over $60,000 in
equipping the, Bridgeport armory into
one of the finest of artillery training
stations. There are but three com
panies of Coast Artillery here when
six are really needed in' the city. It re
quires two years to train men in this
branch of the service which is most
exacting and necessary for the de
fense of the state." His company mow
has 52 men and 30 more are required
even for peace complement.
..Alderman j Vincent S. Whitney sug
gested a grand rally to which both
kmen and mothers might attend Tha
suggestion was later put ini the form
of a motion by Frank D. Bell and
carried. ; , 1
.bTanK Miller was surprised that
the young men of Bridgeport did not
respond to the call but believed that
America is the greatest country in.
the world and that . Sail of Europe
couia not "lick it." '
tien, Henry A. Bishop said: "If
this country is good enough to live
in it Is good enough to protect, a
duty every citizen inherits from the
time he is born'x
Major Frederic J. Adams, chief sur
geon of the Connecticut National
Guard, said that the sanitary corps, of
which he had previously been head in
Bridgeport, Was complete with the ex
ception of one physician. That the
ambulance company which Hartford
had not been able , to enroll was pro
gressing, but that physicians of
Bridgeport showed so little patriotism
they openly admitted they were mak
ing $1,060 a month and the call to
colors would find them on the money
side rather than the fighting side. He
needs more physicians and Bur
Anthony Sf Ambrose, president of
the National 'Slavonic society, declar
ed he was surprised that so little pa
triotism was seing shown by the
American born citizen, 4
"The American born will have to
lead the jfway for the foreign born,"
he said, "for the foreigner looks up
to the American and Americans only
look upon a, foreigner as a foreigner.
Therefore, in the time Of crisis the
foreigner kays, 'I'll give you my mus
cle and you give me your pay.' To
change this" present feeling the, Amer
ican must clvsnge his manner and
treat the alien as a Drover ir ne
j wishes him to fight side by side for the
ins Work to Strengthen First
of Civil War Stir Enthusiasm
"For thirty years," he continued,
"all nations have had their spies in
America. Though warned (both the
administrations of President Roosevelt
and (President Ta-ft ignored the signal
with the result that politics have been
played iby foreign governments right
under the nose of the American peo
ple." Mr. Ambrose ibelieves that the rea
son for this laxity is the fact that
"administrations serve but a four year
term and the patriotism of the indi
vidual 13 In ; the pocket."
Wi F Hobba expressed himself of
the Ibelief "that a real dlanger actually
confronts the nation today and indi
viduals Should not hold aloof from en
listment when the crushing force of a
trained army would bear us down be
fore an army couM be assemibled.''
John j. O'Neill, representing the1 la
bor interests of the city, declared the
majority of people tall to (believe that
a real crisis is Impending. La'bor has
been tajught by bitter experience to
look for the dollar end is looking for it
today (but when real emergency comes
they will. forget the dollar antd rally to
a man in defense of the country. La
'bor also, fears the foreign element will
replace them at cheaper wajge and the
moneyed interests must lay the cards
on the. table and also show a similar
patriotism with the worker.
introcrucea as "Jieryoody's menia,"
Larry (Mil said that . his district the
East Side does not believe the emer
gency period .has (been reached tout
Jwhen it Is shown to (be here the East
Side will responha. . -."
Two points were emphasized today
by those who commented on last
night's developments. Mr. Amibrose in
his remarks, pointed out that foreign
born persons are ready and willing to
enlist, and are but waiting to follow
the iAmerfcan-born. The latter,' he
said, should set the example. '
Capt, Bennett declarekS that forma
tion of volunteer., companies under
private auspices is futile. He declared
that law requires filling out the ranks
of the National Guard 'before any new
companies will ibe recognized.
RANKS IN NEED
OF 4,000 MEN
Applicants Will Be "Under
No Expense Whether
Accepted or Not
Washington,' Maxell 27 The United
States marine corps, needs more than
4,000 ?men to flU up its ranks, to a
war strength of 17,400. The need is
Explaining that the present author
ised maximum strength of the marine
corps was 14,981 men, i Secretary Dan- I
iels said that more than 25,000 addi-!
tional men would have to be recruited
to give the navy the 87,000 blue jack
ets ana the marine corps the increase? the hunting rights, were Tested in a
sought. , . - j subject instead of a kjjic. A parkwa3
Every step that is possible to in-,j a fenced preserve, either.'in or out of a
wetaSeT,-ZLtPrnn?r forest, while a1 warren was a piece of
been taken -except the calling out of, . , . . , . ... .
the naval miliUa. , This arm of the I waste ground over which the right to
service will be needed, it is said, to! tunt the. hare,, the rabbit and the fox,
assist in manning new vessels. the pheasant, the ' partridge and the
The fact that the government has woodcock had been granted by the
no present intention to seek' the ln7 ting. , 1 '
terment of any resident aliens so long ! In the same way the term afforesta
as they , are obedient to the laws of ! tion had nothing to do with the plant-
tne nation was maae clear by Seqre-
tary Baker today. He added that
this applied to German army ! reserv
istsc as well as to other resident
aliens. ' ; - . ' . .
President Wilson was expected to
take up with his cabinet today the
(address he will make to congress next
While It is not possible for the
United States -Marine ' Corps to open
a recruiting office In Bridgeport, no
recruits . need hold back from en
listing because of expense. Under
the law Postmaster Greene f.s author
ized to receive applications for the
marine corps and to have them exam-
Ined by a reputable physician without
cost to the applicant. If he passes
this examination his full transporta-i
tion to New York will be forwarded
at once un ms arrival ne :Wju oe
i c-eiaiumcu. xl xie ia.ua iu pass 1113
full transportation home will be giv
en him and he will not b under the
slightest' expense. If he passes he'
will be sent to the recruit depot at
Charleston, S. C, for training. From
the moment the applicant leaves
Bridgeport .u'ntll he is either returned,
or finally enlisted the government pays
all railroad fares, lodging and
The main qualifications are that he
pounds' when stripped, be eithex native-born
or fully naturalized, and of
sound physique. Candidates slightly
underweight may be accepted if oth
erwise desirable. ,
As the marines serve In the fleet,
at the navy yards, as guards at gov
ernment radio stations and on- for
eign service, their, opportunities for
active service in time of war cannot
be surpassed. They are almost in
variably tlie. first armed troops that
are called into active service. It is
worthy of note that for the last two
years the record scores of the navy
with the 5 -inch guns have been made
by the marines of the New York and
the Pennsylvania. These guns are
the battleships' main reliance against
submarine attack, ' With the rifle
the marines in the last three national
matches won twice and lost the third
time by only six points to the army.
Our battleships, cruisers and gun
boats have marine detachments vary
ing from-,15 to 100 men. The rela
tions on board ship between the' blue
jackets and marines are of the' best,
for their duties aboard ship are'much
alike and ever since the Spanish War
they have fought side by side, a con
dition that has encouraged mutua'
Captain P.iE. Evans, U. S. M. C.
retired, is recruiting officer "fas? ti
marines ; .
Our Large Assortment of
Coats, Suits and Dresses f
Makes Easter Wearables Extremely Moderate in Price
No Charge for Alterations.
v Tailor Made Suit at $22.50 j
Made of men's wear serge ; jacket, is me
dium length, bound with silk braid, deep
shoulder collar, sport skirt model with
pockets, lined with Peau de Cygne, braid and
button trimmed; colors are navy blue and
Semi-Fitted Tailored Suits at $24.75
Made of all-wool poplin, excellent quality
material, medium length jacket, hand tailor-
ed, with deep collar, plain tailored skirt An
unusual value at $24.75.
All Wool Poplin Suits at $20.00
i These suits ar excellent values, in the very
newest models ; jacket is pleated back arid
front, cuffs and pockets stitched with silk
floss, skirt is pleated, embroidered white
broadcloth collar. . .
Wash Goods at Our
Usual Low Prices
36-Inch floral and" striped,
fine' quality Batist in a full
range of colorings .... 19c yd.
, 84-Inch tennis cloth, linen
finish; in a1 range of plain colors
and white .... ...... 19c yd.
36-Inch i white mercerized
Madras, in a range of styles and
figures. Special at.... 15c yd.
36-Inch fine quality white
Nainsook and Long Cloth . . . . .
Words Which Have Strayed.
Hardly any words in the English lan
guage have strayed farther from their
original meaning than the terms of for
estry. Thus a forest was originalIya
great tract of country, "which might in,
elude woods, cultivated lands, pastures
and even towns and villages, all the
hunting rights over which were reserv-
ed to the monarch.
A chase differed
from a forest mainly in the fact that
ing. of trees. ! It meant the suWection
of any tract of country to the forest
laws--in other words it was the ,set
ting aside of this tract as a forest. A
forest might and commonly did include
vast estates of landowners and large
towns whose rights remained untouch
ed except as to game. London Mail.
The Outdoor Woman.
When that husky brute, man, goes
Into the big woods for the good time
of the year no longer does he leave a
bundle of frills and laces at home or
i tne snore, with nothing to assuage ner
grief at parting with her lord but a
stack of the latest fiction, a fond kiss
f and, perhaps, a hypocritical "Wish you
; could go with me." No, indeed! Now
f sne goes with him, and he is finding
out that he'ig very glad she does.
Whether either he , or she Is glad.
however, dpnenda. in a measure in
fact, rather largely upon her clothing.
She must be warm in cold weather,
not too warm In hot weather, not be
bedraggled to helplessness ! when , it
rains, nor snagged every few minutes
in' rough going by stepping on her
skirt or getting caught on a stub. If
she is to- be a real companion to a man
fiho miiot nnt Vinlrl him hack bv add-
to her natural handicap, lack of
strength, the unnecessary and exasper
ating unsuitable costume. Outing.
A certain young person had attained
her twenty-fifth year so many times
L that her ingenuity was about to crack
under tho strain of getting away wun
it. , tn other ,words, she would soon be
an old maid if something wasn't done.
In her perplexity she consulted the
seventh daughter of a seventh daugh
ter. "I feel," declared the young per
son tragieariy, "as if I were' drowning."
The seventh daughter of a seventh
daughter was not lacking to herself.
"Precisely," she replied. "Drowning is
described by all who have given it seri
ous trial as a delightful sensation, pro
vided you don't struggle against it."
Whereupon, the young person saw a
great light and went home and lived
happily ever after. New York Tost.
Walking and Health.
As a foundation for health there is
nothing better than four miles a day in
tb.6 open nir, taking the weather as it
eomes. Your family, your, work and
vour life insurance company will all
fcsacfits dhsfspod, end
Gowns, square neck, ribbon run, good soft quality' cotton. .
Special ...... v .'. . . . . 69c
Gowns of good quality cotton muslin, trim ribbon run, V
neck. Special ................ , 49c
Skirts of good quality cambric, with embroidery ruffle,
in assorted pattern. Special' 39c
Skirts of fine quality cambric, ruffles of fine embroidery,1
in a variety of patterns. Special 69c
, Envelope combinations, trimme,d with embroidery and
fine lace, in a dainty assortment of patterns. Special at ....
..................... i ... ; . . : . . . . 49 and 73c
P. N. Corsets in a very good model. Regular $1.00. Nowv
v ' 85c
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1 i V The bracelet of
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creation of the decade. ;
You should see "bur assortment of
. these handsome bracelets
$5.00 to $30.00
Diamond Studded $S$ np. '
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991 MAIN STREET
your race wia snow. the difference in a
few months. CoUier's Weekly. t
And if you cannot make it four miles
a day better than nothing Is two miles
or a mile or even a half a mile if It is
done briskly with; chin up, shoulders
back and to the accompaniment f
deep breathing. Hartford Post
Why Sh Went Home.
Wife Tom, dear, this my first plum
pudding. Hub (dubiously) It looks
rather nice. Wife Do you know, I
was wondering while making It why'
we call it plum pudding when there
Isn't a plum in it. Hub (having eaten
a little) I fancy, my dear, the ' word
should be spelled "plumb," which, you
will find by the dictionary, ' means ' "a
jittle mass or weight of lead." Boston
' A number of scholars were asked to
explain the meaning of; the term
"righteous indignation," and one little
thap wrote, "Being angry without
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fo Paving. '
Bill And her rather would not pave
the way for her wedding? , Jill Sure!
He refused to furnish the rocks. Yon
kers Statesman. ,
Potatoes as Food.
At high prices the potato is not a
good food; it is not at any price one of
the 'best. Civilized humanity existed
without it for centuries, rising to its
zenith in a potatoless old world. Habit
and convenience in storage have led to
The potato is three-ifourthe watef
and not quite one-fifth starch, which is
its chief food substance, an excellent
one for outdoor workers in severe cli
mates. It is less valuable for seden'
tary workers Indoors. - : s
Only one-five hundredth part of the
potato is fat; 3 per cent nitrogen, 2 pet
cent sugar. These more valuable sub
stances are so slight that during the
famine 'of 1847 Irish cotters formed
the habit of cooking potatoes "with a
bone in , te middle" that is, of under
cooking them so that they might delay
digestion and stave off hunger.
There are substitutes, of which rice
nearly approaohes the. potato in values
and defects. The correct instinct of
rice eaters has mended the., latter by
the Invention of pilaf, in wlfleh rice is
supplemented by chopped meats of
Csavies. New York World.
v Women's and Misses' Coats of
Clever Designs and Interesting
Coats at $16.50
Of all-wool poplin, high waisted effect,
Eleated skirt, deep shawl collar and sash belt,
. Coats at $12.50 .
All wool velour coats, full flare model, belt
ed at back with buckles, deep pockets, button
trimmed, in gold and green.
1 All Wool Poplin Coate at $10.00
In a very stylish model,' sash belt, shoulder
collar, collar and cuffs fancy stitched; colors
are Mack, navy and beige.
81 x 90 Everwear Sheets, Value
90c, Special at 79c
Seamless sheets, all perfect, no dressing
torn size, finished 3 in. hem; only a limited
quantity. . '
today and tomorrow.
arm. than any bracelet
Quality Plus Service
Every modern fea
ture . is-added to .
each pair of
Glasses . made In '
our shop. v
We solicit the pat-
ronage of the
let' us serve you
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EVERYTHING OPT1CALWISE j
i Our Pithing Presidents.
, Fourteen of the twenty-seven presi
dents of the United States have been
fishermen. When fishing and the pres
idency are mentioned the mind In
stantly recalls Cleveland, the' fishing
president. Ho ia the one president
who wrote a book discussing angling.
It is not generally known, but the first
president of the republic was an en
thusiastic angler. It may be of Inter
est to the enthusiastic anglers of the
nation to .record the names of the fish
ing presidents. They are George
Washington. Martin 'Van Buwm, Jotm
Tyler, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fill
more, Franklin Pierce, Abraham Lin-'
coin, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses Simp
son Grant, James Abram Garfield,
Chester Alan Arthur, Grover Cleveland,
Theodore Roosevelt and William n
ard Taft.r-Xew Ysfc
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