THE PARMER: : DECEMBER 4, 1917
Ulill liUiitli! N. BtAKESLEt
SPEARS BORED WHEN ELECTED TO
RESIDENCY OF COMMON COUNCIL
Maca "MlHotaa "was directed at Al
uermaa Robert N. BJakealee, newly
etooted presidet of the Common
OeH&e&t who, after his election last
iilg&t . tolled, to ma&e an. acceptance
jqpeeefc. He appeared indifferent and
aa If the Job had been thrust upon
h tta. After the vota had been taken
fcSayec Wilson asked, "Do you accept,
Alderman Blakeslee?" Half-etam5Sng
j:iaeelee replied, "I'So." With these
weds tie accepted the , honor which
V.-ae apparently "thrust" upon him.
Ofit the other band, Thomas F, Mag
iwwBjtxtper man, after being
.clwobsd, par of the council was asked
iff tfose mayor if be accepted, to which
.Maimer made aa appropriate speech
ef .jwoeptance, stating that he would
adavor to errioe the aWermerf in
future aa efficiently as he had in
- It vaa a sltaatloa sever before wlt
:2iess4 la the council chamber la the
tlty "fcistory. Usually the situation
is Juat opposite to what transpired
litat night. . The alderman upon being
named presWatit usually responds
"KiiV a flowery speech of acceptance
.ad the words T do," were regarded
is a sufficient speech from the man
"ethosest as page..
SSakeslee was nominated by Alder
man WsViolm (MacFayden. Alderman
J.wepa P. Ooteey, bing nominated by
; AMaastt J. JL Cornea of the Demo
j tsmtla side, "was aatomatJcaQy chosen
imlamaay leader of the council. The
vodcw resulted ' in 23 ballots being
east, U tor Hakestoe, three for On
Srey, id) on fcJanfc. "
"WlMm ttw tellers announced the
vote It was (bond that one of the E-
CIIU CENT PIECES
COINED BY MILLIONS
Washington, Dec 4. Within the
: last month T7,SOO,000 one cent pieces
hav been coined to relieve the penny
ehortage caused by imposition of war
tiuces. The usual swollen demand for
ranail coins for holiday shopping has
1 rtn antletpeted m the coinage of
"l8,TS9u0 dimes and 11,800,000 nick-
liqoor Hermann were granted yes
v i-ay try the county commissioners
to S3 retail dealers, one wholesaler,
s ad one druggist. The work of pass
ing1 oat the engraved certificates Is
cmyaued today. - There are about 315
f.Jooa lUvmaes to be Issued, and with
.e wholesale and drug licenses the
total number Cor the city Is abou 400.
6AXDQO FA1XS FROM OAR.
In a fall from a moving trolley car
at Sooth Park and South avenues,
'.boot t o'clock this morning, Joseph
randro,. of State street, sustained
painful' abrasions of the face, arms
and legs. Dr. 3. L Aranki, at tha
aorgenojr hospital, dressed his
-c.-unds Mid gent him home.
To Get These
. . .. -
Save Money on OoEhes of Newest Smartest Style or on Appropriate Gifts That As Soon To
Be Given to Your' Loved Ones for Christmas. Now's the Time to Buy.
Suits and Overcoats
The Best In Town Both
as to Variety of Newest
Styles and to Real Extra
Value Prices Look Them
$12.75 td $37.50
Absolutely reliable fur marmot
linen with black Melton shell and
Persian collar. Regular $40.00
value at . . . C Of"
BIG MID-WEEK BARGAINS IN BOYS' AND GIRLS' ATTIRE
WOMEN'S SWT PRICES GREATLY REDUCED FOR WEDNESDAY
Buy Now ;
Jt ia not too early to plan and purchase the gifts
for Christmas-tlma. Our Jewelry Department is
eompiatsly stocked with the latest fashionable
Jewelry and novelties.
Bracelet Watches, a 0-year, gold filled eases, 8.50
Man's Watches, lTrjewei, 12-slze, 20-year gold
filled watch, adjusted to I positions. Regularly
taO, special $12.75
Diamond Rings, pure whits diamond solitaires in
Tiffany settings $18.60 to $250
SPECIAL NlekaJ Wateh with non-breakable
riam faee, guaranteed. $1.1 value 85c
Xoney - mc
pubUcan members had got his "In
structions" crossed and cast a ballot
for 'IMaloney," who was scheduled for
election as city sheriff.
Magner was nominated by Alder
man Kampf of the Twelfth district
and Frank Talt was put up by the
Democrats. Mogner got the 20 Re
publican votes and Tait the four
' John iP. IMaloney of the Fifth dis
trict was unanimously elected as city
sheriff to succeed Richard Brown,
who died a few hours after election
flay. Frank ThornhlU, Democrat, was
the unanimous choice of the coun
cil to complete the Board of Selectmen.-.
The election was the result of
a tie vote on the Democratic ticket.
The finance committee to serve dur
ing1 the ensuing year was elected as
follows: Aldermen Hiram 'Winter
burn, chairman; Charles H. Boder,
Edward Hamilton, Henry Kampf and
John C Thornton.
During- an Intermission there -were
three presentations of gifts to the al
dermen. Alderman Cornell, the ' only
new Democratic member of the coun
cil, was presented with a handsome
oak book case and a huge basket ol
chrysanthemums by is friends ol
the Eighth district.
The presentation was made.
mer Alderman (Patrick H. Bra
derman Connor of the 8ix
was given a handsome" go
fountain pen and flowers.
McBrlde of the Second i
the recipient of a beaunT Sieather
arm-chair. . -,. . .
Every alderman had beenj remem
bered with flowers and some, were the
recipients of gifts given in private. ;
WILL SERVE AS
Ten. Bridgeporters signified their wish
to Join the T. BE. C A. forces in France
in response to an advertisement in
the Bridgeport Farmer last night.
They notified Seymour Lacey, secre
tary, Immediately after the paper had
gone to press. Lacey received word
from headquarters in New York that
the places had been fiHed.
Oil By Mistake
Mistaking camphorated oil for cas
tor oil, Stanley Sczskl, of 1,237 Bar
mum avenue, swallowed almost the
entire contents of a small, bottle con
taining two- ounces of the poisonous
fluid, in a store on .Boston avenue,
early this morning, with effects that
nearly proved fatal. .
A hurry call was sent to the emer
gency hospital, and Dr. EwaJd Olsson
responding with the ambulance, ad
ministered first aid treatment. The
man was then removed to the Bridge
port hospital, where he is now report
ed to be Improving.
Sczekl is 27 years old, and employed
at the plant of the Remington Arms
Farmer Want Ada. One Cent a Word
Big Extra Values on "Cheerful Credit."
In a Great Sale
All-Wool Kersey Coats
Big seal plush collar,
cuffs and trimming.
Burgundy, navy and
brown are the colors.
$16.75 vaLg 93
special at rw"r1
Belted models with
big sailor collar of
self material; all the
new colors as well as
black and navy. $20'
and $22.50 values
Seal Plush Coata '
with fur trimmed col
lars, shirred back with
belt, and full lined.
4fa M mfJiJ
acsar lIliGciitroToc &
cilUnd MUJle Street?
They Rule the World
Red blooded men are born leaders
in eyery walk of life and fight in
telligently with both brain and mus
cles. They are always live wires,
smiling and full of ginger; keen, alert
on their toes and ready for anything
that comes their way. Work is a
pleasure and they land on top every
Tou will not find a strong success
ful man or woman trying to plug
along with poor health or weak
nerves. They know better they are
wise and see to it that their blood
has plenty of good fresh Iron and
their nerves at all times loaded with
Phosphates the nerve food.
A leading doctor says, "Show me
a strong, healthy successful man or
woman and you can bank on It every
time, their bodies are just loaded
with Iron and Phosphates." Another
prominent physician says, "There is no
need of anyone going through life
sickly, miserable, played out, fagged
and nervous when Phosphated Iron
will always put energy and vigor in
the body mind and nerves." This
same doctor also said, "With the sys
tem loaded with Phosphated Iron you
can fight life's battle at any stage of
the game and be a winner at every
Mr. Rim Down man or woman in
any stage of life, if you feel all in,
your nerves are all shot,- and life
seems like one continual drag and
drudgery from day to day, get next
to yourself, wake up, take a brace.
Lay In a supply of Phosphated Iron
and take a new lease on life. Tou
will once again feel like a live ,one
and face the world with tha smile
that wins. Are you game?
To insure physicians and their
patients receiving the genuine Phos
phated Iron, it has been put up in
capsules only, so do not allow dealers
to give you tablets or pills. Insist
on capsules. Hlndle's Drug Stores and
leading druggists everywhere. Adv.
MRS. ROWE PROBED
At the instance of Harry Smith, of
46 Winlston street, search was today
Degun by members of the detective
bureau for Mrs. Loretta Howe, IS
years of age, who disappeared from
home on November 30th and tons not
been heard of since. The young wo
man is IMr. Smith's daughter, and for
a time worked at the plant of the
Union Metallic .Cartridge company.
The reason for her disappearance Is
not known. She is described as pret
ty, with blonde hair, blue eyes, and
when last seen wore a red coat and
RAILROAD MAW HURT.
Painful bruises about the abdomen
were sustained by Frank Scott, 29
years old, an employe of the New
Haven road, late last night, while at
work in the yards at the foot of
Whiting street, when he fell over a
blind . switch. The man was given
treatment at the emergency hospital
by Dr. Olsson, and then removed to
the Bridgeport hospital, where he is
being held for observation.
for Xmas Gills
Delight Every Woman Our
Prices and Cheerful Credit Will
$10 Black Kit Coney For Sets,
Barrel muff scarf with head nd
$90 Hudson Seal Muffs, Also
of Raccoon, barrel shape, silk
' $40 Pointed Fox Sots, large scarf
with head and tails, fancy muff,
silk lined , . . . , $20.95
$50 Hole Sldn Bets, Cape collar,
barrel muff , $14.95
PLANS TO ISSUE
BONDS TO BUILD
Special Town Meeting Call
ed In Stratford to Pass On
Measure Saloon Raided
(Special to TheFarmer)
Stratford, Dec. 4. The saloon of
Joseph P. Monohan, located on Strat
ford avenue, near St. Michael's ceme
tery was raided Sunday afternoon at
2 o'clock by Chief William B. Nichols
and Partolman Benjamin Smith. The
policemen descended upon the empor
ium and caught Monohan dispensing
liquor from the bar. Many bottles of
liquor were confiscated. Monohan
and four frequenters were arrested.
The frequenters were; Joseph Flint,
Newfield avenue, Bridgeport; William
Travis, Stratford; Joseph Riley, Bish
op avenue, Stratford; and oJhn Con
nors, Connecticut avenue, Stratford.
All five were taken- to the Stratford
police station. Monohan was released
under bonds of $100. The four fre
quenters furnished bonds of $25 each.
Their cases will be tried in the Strat
ford town court Wednesday evening.
Deputy Judge Frank E. Blakeman will
Special Town Meeting
At a special meeting of the board
of finance held last Friday evening
at the town hall it was voted that the
selectmen be requested to call a spe
cial town meeting Friday evening,
Dec 7 at 8 p. m. to act on the follow
ing resolution: Resolved that the
Board of Finance be authorized to Is
sue and sell four and one-half per
cent, bonds In the name and on the
credit and under the seal and for the
account of the town of Stratford to
the amount of $120,000, the proceeds
from the sale thereof to be used on
the account of such notes or other
outstanding Indebtedness of the town
incurred on account of payments
made.todate or to be made in order
to complete the schoolhouses and the
furnishings authorized by the voters
of the town during the years, 1914,
15, .16 and 17. The bonds are to be
konwn as four and one-half per cent,
serial school bonds of 1917 and are to
be signed by the First Selectman,
Town Clerk, Town Treasurer, and
three members of the Board of Fin
ance. Beginning Aug. 1, 1919 and annual
ly thereafter, during the life of the
bonds, there shall be set aside from
taxation the sum of $400 as a sinking
fund for the payment and retirement
of these bonds as they shall severally
It was also resolved that' Samuel
W. Hubbell and Elliott W. Peck be
appointed fiscal agents to sell the
Rheinold Plersen, Elliott W. Peck
and Samuel W. Hubbell were appoint
ed to sign the bonds. If any of the
above is sick or Incapacitated, First.
Selectman James Lally has the privi
lege of appointing some member of
the board of finance to act in his
Elliott W. Peck was selected to
present the bond Issue at the special
The members of the Finance Board
present at the meeting were Elliott
W. Peck, Rheinold Pierson, William
Fryer, William Hart, Fred Van De
Bogart and First Selectman James
Lally. Selectman Dally presided.
Town Clerk Harold C. Lovell acted as
Declaring that the change of grade,
18 Inches In depth which the select
men made In order that his property
may be on the same level as all ad
joining properties, spoiled her hedge
and depreciated the value of the land,
Adele Brattling' of North Main street
has brought suit against the selectmen.-
No damages are asked In the
suit which is returnable to the court
of Common Pleas, January term. De
puty Sheriff Thomas Cunningham of
Bridgeport served the papers.
After the grade had been completed
the selectmen gave no damages as
they regarded the benefits derived as
great as the damages.
Rummage Sale. '
The Senior class of the Stratford
High school will hold a rummage sale
In the town hall, Friday afternoon.
Dec. 7. Those who have donations
should let members of the class know
so that they may be collected.
Will Give Pageant
Instead of the usual Christmas con
cert, the Sunday school of the Strat
ford Methodist church will give a pa
geant "The Good Samaritan."
Morris Carey and Everett Sweetland
who- have been spending a four day
furlough with their parents left yes
terday for Fort Wright.
Dance A Success
The Weatogue County club held a
very successful dance and dinner Sat
urday evening at the club rooms,
Paradise Green. About 70 persons
participated and all thoroughly en
joyed themselves. A local orchestra
furnished , the music Arrangements
have been made for the holding of a
bridge party Wednesday afternoon.
Thirty-five members of the Dingbat
club attended the dinner given at the
club house. Main street, Saturday ev
ening. Between .the courses, an en
tertainment was held. This was tno
second of the series of dinners which
are being held by the club on Satur
day evenings throughout- the winter
season. George R. Webb was chair
man, CORTEZ C. ROCKWEIilj, plumb
ing and heating; jobbing a specialty.
8051 Main and Hillside avenue.
Phone 114-2-8. B 10 tf
DIVISIOX NO. 1, A. O. H.
Division No. 1, A. O. H., re-elected
all of its officers last night at the an
nual meeting except two who are now
in the servioe of the United States.
Those chosen were: President, John
F: McCarthy I'vice president, Jeremiah
'Sullivan; recording secretary, Tim
othy Sullivan; financial secretary,
Thomas J. Coleman; treasurer, John
J. O'Neill; sentinel, James Whalen;
sergeant at arms, Dafiiel Driscoll;
marshal, Patrick Donahoe; physician,
David H. Monahan, M. D.j trustees,
Richard Kieley, James P. McLaugh
lin, Patrick MoCarthy, The officers
will be installed the last Sunday of
December when a social session wil
Ready for you
HOne of those American
Beauty Electric irons.
IHere is a life solution of the
ironing problem. '
lTThe electric iron keps the
heat where it belongs in
ENb waste, no fuss, no wait
ing, no bother.
ITurn the switch and the
iron is ready, and stays
, right as long as you want
to use it.
Eyon A Grnnunan. Retail Dlvfeto
FAIRFTEIJ) AVE. AND MIDDEjB 91.
The mayor's annual message was
presented to the Common Council last
night. It recommends the extension
of Broad street to Catherine street.
the extension of Cannon street to
Water street, a diagonal street from
the northeast corner of Main and
State streets to the southwest corner
of Water and Wall streets, and the
extension of Middle street to meet the
proposed diagonal street, the re-establishing
of the office of superinten
dent of streets, also to be assistant
director of public works; and creating
the office of construction engineer to
be assistant to city engineer.
Since the resignation of A. J. Bo
dine, several years ago. Director J. A.
Courtade has been filling both jobs.
He agreed to take both positions In
hopes that his salary would, h,e In
creased, but now it comes in handy
as a plum for Deputy Sheriff Thomas
Cunningham, who is strongly men
tioned. Maurice McKenna, former
city engineer, will get the appoint
ment as construction engineer. -
Alderman John A. Cornell of the
Eighth district made his presence
felt at the Common Council meeting
last night when he balked Alderman
Charles H. Roder's resolution per
taining to the removal of show cases
and advertising signs from sidewalks.
The author of the resolution asked
for. its Immediate passage, but Cor
The resolution asks that all permits
issued to merchants allowing them to
use sidewalks for advertising pur
poses be revoked. It was referred
to the' Streets and Sidewalks com
mittee. Since Friday the Germans claim to
have captured 6,000 British am 100
FINEST APRIL PACK
Each Egg Guaranteed
TRY A DOZEN TODAY
Finest June Creamery
MMaxmnu St. mAfmuM
Make It a Jewelry Christmas. There
Is no other time of the entire year
qnlte so wonderful as Christmas time.
The smiling faces tell a trnly wonder
ful story of cheerfulness and those
who turn to this store for gifts, win
And splendid service. In short, this
is the store of the Christmas spirit.
. Come and look at the beautiful dis
play of Diamonds, Jewelry, Watches,
Silverware, Cut Glass, Clocks, Toilet
and Manicuring Seta, etc. Tou will
And all goods moderately priced. Lib
erty bonds taken In trade at full value.
OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL,
Special s Fo r
Choice Porter House
FRESH SEA FOOD
Green Steak Cod. ... .
Uncooked sShrimp . . 20c lb
Butterfish 15c lb
VVhitefish 15c lb
Flatfish 12c lb
Herring 10c lb
Smoked Kippers 10c each
Opened Long Clams 30c qt
Opened Oysters 60c at
iSalt Cod Middles
22c and 25c lb
7c, 10c, 15c, 20c, 25c
Escallops, Live Lobsters,
Fresh Churned Butter .44c lb.
Compound 1 25c lb.
Bulk Peanut Butter . .23c lb.
Mild Cheese 30c lb.
Pure Lard ...31c lb.
Porto Rico Oranges
15 for 25c
Tokay Grapes ...... 10c lb
10c; 3 for 25c
Extra Large Grape -
Fruit 2 for 25c
STATE AND BANK EAST MAIN STS.
COME TO OUR SLIPPER SHOW
Our-Slipper" Display is . the largest and most
complete in Connecticut. We've Slippers for the
entire family. Our Daniel Green's ' ' Comfy Slip,
pers are the limit of Slipper Luxury. . ; , -
Women's $155, $1.50. Children's $1.00, Men's
Slippers in Tan Black and Wine Kid. Alligator and
Velvet, Opera, Everett, or Romeo shapes.
Onr Fish Is displayed
To fastidious trade -To
those who wish Fish
Of unsurpassed grade
No doubt yon are one
To whom we refer
So advise you that
Sells Fish youll
ON WATER ST.
TEL. B ARNUM 412, 413, 2897
NO BRANCH MARKET.
l NO BRANCH MKET. -tj
Mate your roof leak-proof to tayv Eayv
Genasco and you'll have a roof that .makes yotf
free from care and saves your repair-money. ;
Lake Asphalt give it resisting, lasting life. It doesn t dry oat
and crack like ordinary
Roofing, Mason's Materials, Coal.
W ad n e sd ?r M
Steak 22c lb. H
. . . . ....... . ...18c lb.
White Steak ;
Halibut 28c lb
Steak Pollock ...... 15c lb
Steak Salmon ...... 2Sc lb
Mackerel (cold storage) j"
.............J.. 18e lb
Finnan Haddies '. . . . 22c lb
Round Clams in shell 12c qt
Whole Salt Cod .v. r 15c lb
. . . ; 5c each; 6 for 25c
Smoked Eels, WMteflsh and
Medium Grape Fruit
5 for 25c
Fancy Table Apples 35c doz
Florida Oranges, extra
fancy 40e dozen
Tangerines .... 35c dozen
51. SO to. $3.00
BETTER SHOES -
TELL US YOUR TROUBLES
We specialize in helntnr tha
lsts who finds thnfr tfra .tamiu m
balances tire service. Increased mile
age is a direct return from the small
Investment necessary for restoring a
torn tube or bursted casing, to use-. ,
ful service. The sooner we get ac-' N"
quainted the greater will be your.;',
savings. " . ' "v.iT
United Tire & Vulcanizing Co
Distributors of '
UNITED STATES TIRES ? ; . '
S41 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport.
Telephone 60S0 Barnnm '
Ctnsea lasts because the natural otls ot xrimoaa.
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& Howes Co.
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