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THE FARMER: MAY 18, 1917
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Separate Skirts and Waists
Sensible combination garments required by all women
... through the summer season
A Special Sale Offering. The skirts here
offered are new sports models in white and old '
rose, the waists are also new styles with wide
sailor collars or jabot fronts. j
: ; Corduroy Skirt and Waist;
. . Not sold separately
1 Skirts of wide wale Cor
duroy in white, old rose
Striped Tub Silk Waists
to- match, price for the
combination, - $6.9&
- The quantity- limited,
and not sold separately.
, '-, Second floor. .
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Dining Bvoom Furniture
A group of six or more Sets which are really of
the aristocratic Furniture World. Every one is an
artistic piece of work and perfect in its way.
Mahogany Set in Sheraton design, Regular price
dark wood with slight ornamen- $220.00
tation in moulding, very plain Sale price
and classic. Ten pieces, $200.00
To combine with sunk '
Girdles,., Rarely has
any dress accessory met
. with somuch favor as ;
these artistic girdles of 1
silver or gold links, and
different colored cabo
chons.' ; Worn with dark '
: dresses v they are con-:
spicuously beautiful and:
V prove a distinctive ad- '
.dition. - Some are plain
and dull looking, others
v are of sparkling jet and
still others have settings
of colored ' metal or
stones, very odd; and j
unusual. Prices from
$1.00 to $12.00
Rings of sterling silver
with rhinestone set
tings, solitaires or col- ,
ored effects, ' $1.00
."Theda Bara" Rings,
The patriotic girl may
,have a sterling silver
7 ring bearing an Amer
ican shield in national
colors, 50 cts
Flag Buttons and Pins,
Navy Stars and other
25 cts to $1.00
Lac& arid Embroidery
A "plummy V pudding
of odd pieces which the '
clever woman : will 'N
know how to make into
cefiars,vests, aprons and
other pretty things.
Marked low. '
' Barrettes, , shell and
, aniber,15,25 and 50 cts
Hair Pins of - graceful
design,set with rhine
stones,50cts and $1.00
Fan-shaped Combs with
,. rhinestones : and bril
liant colored stones,
$1.00 to $10,00
Casque Combs with
, 50 cts to $1.00
Casque Combs. of plain
.shell, 25 cts
Side Combs and Back
' Combs of plain shell,
25, 50 cts and $1.00
Main floor.: .
Apparel for Stout VVomen
"T ; We offer to all large women the comfort
K - of buying ready-to-wear garments. , And the '
) satisfaction of wearing specially" designed
r coats, suits and dresses that reduce the apar-
, ent size.
' Mornings, 10 to 12 o'clock
' - Afternoons, 2:30 to 4:30
T- Lady Duff will wear a number of attractive gowns
; and will be glad to meet women, talk with them and
make suggestions as to what is best suited for their
. individual figures.
. .Special Offerings: . ' .''7' V '
, Dresses in desirable materials at ,J
$20.00, $25.00, $30.00, $370 and up
Coats at $20.00, $25.00, $30.00 and up
Suits at - $25.00, $30.00, $35.00 and up-
Tailored and Dress Hats
' ' Straws,' Silk, Satin and Novel Combinations of
'dainty materials. -.
Business Hats Toques Motor Hats
$3.00, $4.00, $50.00, $6.00'
. 7 . $8.00 and $9-00 -
; Arranged on tables for a quick selection
' Second floor. .
Mahogany Set, natural light finish,
. with ribbon inlay of satinwood. A.
very beautiful specimen which
probably can never be duplicated.
, Ten pieces, I
Ebony finished Set, inlaid with an
tique gold, period of Charles IL
A very high quality of workman-
ship and finish. Ten pieces,.
English Oak: Set, very plain and sub
stantial, period of William and
- Mary. Ten pieces,
Sale t price, ,
.. ,..rr j, r,jr)5
Regular price -
, Sale price
' -. , ."lli.
"Made in England" ;
90 cts 'and $1.15 special
. dark blue linings
A. D. Coffee Cups and
75 cts each
For Women. Black
Umbrellas, with black
ebenoid handles and
heavy cord. - Regular
, For Men or Women
Fine American Taffe
ta, "with sterling trim
. med handles or carved
Silver Plated Ware
For the Table
I . One of the important
' features of the May Sale ,
j is this tempting array of
! Knives, Forks . : . and
! Spoons necessary in ev
! ery dining room, offered
at unusually low prices.
This is a silver plate of
recognized standing and
not soon again will the
Read Silver Section
have anything to com
pare with this offering. ,
Table Spoons, rose pat
tern, $3.50 half doz.
Oak Leaf Pattern
Medium Knives; do2. $11.25
Dessert Knives, ' $11.00 '
Medium Forks, . $ 7.50
Dessert Forks, $ 6.25 .
Small Fruit Knives, $ 7.75 ,
1 Table Spoons - $ 7.50
Dessert Spoons, $ 7.25
Tea Spoons, $ 3.75 r
Orange Spoons, $ 4.20 ,
. Bouillon Spoons, $ 5.75
, Ice Cream Spoons, :$ 5.00 .
Ice Cream Forks, $ 6.00
" Odd Pieces . '
Tomato Servers, $1.25 each
Jelly Spoons, . 85 cts.
Pie Servers, $1.75
Cake Servers, 95 cts.
Butter Knives, 65 cts.
Cheese Scoops, 90 cts.
Sugar Shells, 45 cts.
Berry Spoons, $1.75
Child's Set, 2 pes, spoon
and food pusher, . 85 cts.
Pumps for r street wear. s
1 Linen, : 1 $4jB0 -'t& $6.00 e bodtor cr
Kidskin and ' "
" Calfskin, $6.00 '
Genuine Buckskin $8.00
Boots for dress wear
Reignskin Cloth, $5.00
Canvas, , tiJ -, ; a. ,$6.qOnU3 - (
Nile Cloth,, . . .. $7.00 TT --Genuine
French Kid, v . $10.00
' Nile Cloth, covered heels,
, Canvas, leather heels,
Reignskin Cloth, leather
trimmed, white leather -, ,
wheels, . $6.00
For Sports Wear
Oxfords of Canvas, full
rubber sole, $4.00
Genuine Buckskin, full
rubber sole, - $7.00
Genuine Buckskin, ' '
leather sole, . , $8.00 ".
leather trimmed, $7.00 -
Sports Shoes' -
Canvas, rubber : soles,
high cut, $5.00
Canvas, kid trimmed, .
high cut, .i..,...x.:-'--$450! -0zi
Genuine Buckskin $8)4,-8 Ap
Genuine Buckskin, high ..
. leather trimmed, three
. Sneakers' ( ' y..-X, 'V-
' . Oxfords,; Xnasb ouWS.o t Aon.
Shoes, high cuty-i?jrr --Tf. rt,9 n
$1.65 and' $2.00
Pumps, ';. $2.00 ,
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SOCIAL AND PERSONAL
1 Card hay teen Issued txr Mr. and
Mrs. James Stuart Hemnan of New
ITork for the wed din of their daugh
ter, (Miss Mildred Herrman, and Rod
erick Clan Ba.na.ld McNeil, son of Mr.
and IMis. Axobbbald McNeil, Sr., of
1,000, Ffclr&eia ervenue, this city, which
will take place' at "Miramar," their
summer bom' In Shippan Point, Stam
ford, at 4:30 Saturday afternoon, June
9. (Miss Herrman is known in this city
where she lias visited frequently. Mr.
and Mrs. Kenneth W. IMoNeil will give
a dance for Sliss Herrman at .their
borne in Black Bock, Saturday.
" Last evening: at Newfleld Methodist
church occurred the. banquet of the
Men's tieAguf) tor which so much
preparation has been made, marking
the' elosinar event of the work of the
present officers of the organization.
The banquet hall haJdi been ibeautifully
Ceoor&ted with' the ' national colors.
Vh eupper was served in flue style,
petween 125 and ISO of the men and
Iheir friends enjoyed the occasion.
Ktoibert O. tyons presided) as toast
mastar. t- The marts was furnished toy
k wuutat oowlsrltitr of Oeorv One
8-enheim. Fred Kupper, Charles Kes-"
oou hjiu xneoaore u-uild. The speaker
of the evening was Rev. George M.,
orvwu, woo spoK to the topic, "Loy
alty to the Church." Other
of the program -was the ' reading- toy
i-jii..u, w iHHiwara ana remarks by
Charles Kessell and the pastor. Rev
Daniel M. Lewis. Thu vhni.
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ing was marked ty good cheer and
was one or the most successful affair
conducted by the iMen,'s League."
A very enjoyable ipatrioUc dinner
was held toy the members of the choir
of (St. Patrick's church wio.
evening. Dinner was served at 6 fol-
iowea toy aancmg ana vocal solos UntD
10:80 when cake and cream was
served. :,'V . ,
The color scheme was carried i
the national colors, the centerpiece
oeing a targe oou -dressed as Liberty
Surrounded ibv American fta
were also used as favors.
Among those present were Prof.
Pritx K. . "Weber and Mrs. Weber,
Marv Kellv. Christine Bmnsn r-oT.-
erine 'Brennan, Kathryn Crossley.
r-aiioo 'iannagan, 'jars. ONichols, May
V"Teil, Mary Stafford, Lorretta Mc
Jormaclt, RoM(Brady, Blisaheth Dal-
ton, Catherine Schaack, Rdchana:
Coughlln, Carl B-ues, Julias Buea,
George Fray and Alfred Breckiblll.
Charity Rebekah lodge, No. 4, I. O.
O. P., will give a musicale in the I. O.
O. F. rooms. 1.089 Broad street, at 8:15
Saturday night. The program will in
clude piano duets, soprano solos oy
Mirs. Judith tLaiidberg Flather, a dia
logue .by Miss Eldna Goldsmith, Noble
Grand of Isabelle lddige, of Milford,
and (Miss Dorothy Sturgea, secretary
of the same, lodge, violin solos toy
Mrs. Ethel W. Birmbaum. The closing
number will toe "The Star Spangled
Banner," 4n which the inging of Mrs.
Flather. will lead the audience.
Gregory, Theresa Polke, Esther Berg,
and Alois Havrilla, Alvin Boss, George
Owen and Robert J. Kirk.
Mrs.' Susan Hawley Davis will hold
the annual recital of her pupils to
night in The Stratfleld. Herbert Cut
ler will be the accompanist for the
evening. The soloists who will be
heart! in the long and aplendiflly ar
ranged -program include Mrs. Ada
Tuck "WXtaker, Mrs. Ella Harrington
Donnelly, Mrs. Eleanor LJnes Powell,
the Misses Catherine Russell, Lottie
Weltner, Harriet Campana, Beatrice
Goodell, Mabel McCarthyElsie Nctotos.
Vera BerUlson Lydla "Walsh, Isabel
On Woman Suffrage
y Urged for House
Washington, May 18 -Creation . of
a special house committee on woman
suffrage, such as the senate now has,
was urged on the house rule commit
tee today at a hearing on a pend
ing resolution to provide for the step.
The speakers included Representatives
Jeannette Rankin, Baker, O'Shau
nessy, French, Taylor, Keating, Hay
den and Mondell, and Mrs. Maud W.
Park, chairman, of the American
Woman Suffrage association's congres
sional committee. The hearing is an
outgrowth of a suggestion by Presi
dent ' Wilson that a special house
woman suffrage committee be creat
ed. O :
Food Dictator Hoover can be sure
that if he can work any left handed
game to "do" the food speculators,
there'll be nobody looking;. .
Judge Banks Named for
Fairfield County But He's
In Canada, Fishing.
Judge John W. Banks of this city
is among the 10 men called by Gov
ernor Holcomb to confer with him
next Monday on plans for the draft
registration. Judge Banks . however.
Is on a fishing trip in Canada and
there is no way of locating him. He
planned to 'return here June 4.
Judge E. K. Nicholson probably
will represent Judge Banks. The
other members of the conference,
men from every county in the state
are: - -
Lucius F. Robinson and Luclen F.
Burpee of Hartford; Harry G. Day of
New Haven; J. Moss Ives of Danbury;
Frank D. Haines of Middletown; C.
L. Avery of Groton; Charles Phelps
of Rockville, Attorney General George
E. Hinman of Wlllimantic and Mal
colm Rudd of Salisbury.
These men will act as instructors to
the various registration boards ' that
will be appointed after President Wil
son makes hig proclamation and each
will confine his acttvtttta to the coun
ty he represents. The meeting will
be held "to talk things over." The
action of the governor was tak'en in
anticipation of the passage of the
army bill by Congress and the ap-'
pointment of registration boards te
carry out the registration, j
STANLEY WILL GET YOU,
IF YOU DON'T WATCH OUT
John T. Stanley, erstwhile purist,
president of a munitions company,
police commissioner and efficiency
expert has a new pastime. The idio
syncraclea of genius have resulted in
his becoming a police officer and h
now chases speeding motorcyclists ia
his leisure hours. . -
He appeared in court this morning
to testify against Edward A. Miller.
217 Laurel avenue and Charles H,
Norris Jr. of 42S Boston avenue, who
when told to halt by Stanley ignored
his orders and the police commission,
er asserted had the audacity to insult
him by making in reply to his com.
mand an obnoxious jjoie, t'" ' '
Stanley ' asserted1- they ' were dftvln
a motorcycle at a rate of 85 or torvf
miles an hour, in the West End. Stan
ley got a policeman and gave chase In
his machine, having both arrested.
Judge Frank Wilder found both guil
ty and imposed a fine of $fi and costs
on Miller and $20 and casts on Mor
ris. . . '
Mr. Stanley has not yet; taken steps
to formally decorate1 himself with the
police medal of honor and merit. '
"JOAN the WOMAN"
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