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The Barre daily times. (Barre, Vt.) 1897-1959, July 02, 1920, Image 8

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Hl Homer Fitts Co.
"77k Store Where Quality Counts"
Shrewd Shoppers Will Find
a Good 'Day to Trade at
This Store
First and foremost, it is the last day of our
Sale of
Rich, Black Silk
at Greatly Reduced .Prices
Every woman who has bought Silks at this sale has
been well pleased with the splendid qualities of the
merchandise offered, and if you need Silks &t this
time you should take advantage of these special prices,
as the savings are apparent:
$2.98 Black Messaline, Reduced to. . .$1.98
$3.25 Black TaffetaReduced to $2.19
$4.25 Black Satin, Reduced to ....... . $2.69
$4.50 Black Crepe de Chine, reduced to 2.79
$6.00 Black Charmeuse, .Reduced to. .$3.98 -
enables us to offer our customers
Ladies' Neckwear
The lot contains new and stylish Organdy and Venice
points, Filet collar and cuff sets and Organdy collars
v;ith embroidery and lace inserts in White and Ecru.
Come early Saturday, as lot is limited. -
Here's a Very Good
Black Silk Stocking
. at 1.39 pair
We thought so well of them that we bought a quan
tit' They're silk plated over fine cotton yarns, thus
doubling the wearing quality. The silk runs clear up
to the garter top and heels and toes are reiriiorced. For
good looks and service we highly recommend them.
Crash Toweling
that will stand any amount of
rubbing and scrubbing. Absorb
ent and warranted to wear, with
neat blue border, 17 inches
wide. Regular price, has always
been 29c a yard.
Specially Priced, per. yard.
, FRIDAY, JULY 2, 1920.
The Weather
Showers probable to-niglit and Sat
urday; moderate west and southwest
Bfnjumin H. R'srr of Kant Wal
pole, Mass.. U at the home of his par
ents for the Independent day.
Miss Jessie I. TarVer is at home
from teaching in Montpelier.
Mrs. J. K. Moreland of Lansing)np,
X. Y.. rame to-day to visit her daugh
ters, Mrs. N. M. (iay and Miss .lecsie
Harold Turner, who came recently
from Woodstock, made his first trip
vesterday as carrier on rural route. No.
1, having been show n over the route on
the previous two days by John Mrc,
substitute carrier for many yeara for
J. H. Beck with, who took the route 18
yearn ap", and lt year was trans
ferred to route No. 4.
The Seaver Shoe Co. now is operat
ing on a small scale and gradually will
increase its production.
Oscar Smith of Seminary street spent
to-day in Chelsea on business.
Miss Abbie Moxley of Medford,
Mass., arrived in Barre yesterday to
spend a month or more with her sis
ter, Mrs. S. A. Newcomb, of Merchant
Mrs. .lulis Blanrhard and little
grandson. Tieginald House, of West
street left to-day foa a few weeks'
stay with relatives in Nat irk and Bos
ton. Mrs. H. A. Rm-kwond and little
daughter of West street left this
morning for t'nderhill to pass the
Fourth with relatives. Mr. Hock wood
joins them to-morrow.
Mrs. Ksther (iesrin and daughter,
Lillian, who forthe past year have
been employed at th St. Christopher
hoepital in Brooklyn, X. Y.. arrived in
the city to-day to spend the summer
months at their home on Berkley hill.
Visit the Tilden Shoe Co.'s new store
in the Currier block. adv.
Dance, Woodbury pond, July 3;
Aguinaldo'g orchestra. adv.
A big line of new 10c music just
placed on sale at Bailey's Music Rooms.
, adv. .
Miss Celia OTIerin of Wellington
street has returned from a week's stay
with her sister, Mildred, in Burling
ton. All kinds of home-baked pies, dough
nuts, bread, rolls, cake, beans, etc., at
the Maccabee food sale in the Avcrill
block Saturday afternoon. adv.
Miss Kdith Dodge of 84 Kim wood
avenue accompanied by her sister, Mar
ion, left yesterday afternoon for a vis
it of a wtek with relatives In Burling
ton. Over a score of our customers. art
using Parisian Sage to save and beau
tify their hair. It removes all dan
druff and stops itching scalp. Sold on
guarantee. E. ,A. Drown. adv.'
1. A. Slayton .of South Alain street
went to Waterbury to-day to work out
horses which he will drive in the races
pn the Waterbury track next Monday
afternoon, at the July fourth celebra
tion, f "
Mrs. Henry Jenny of Stowe, after
being the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Mercer of 89 South Alain street
for the past week returned to her
.home yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. JNathaniel Bond have
returned from a two weeks' vacation
spent at Cedar Crest camp, Tsle La
Mottc. They were accompanied by
Mrs. Minnie Corser, sister of Mra.
John Mi-Hugo of Hill street, one of
the oldest engineers of the M. A W.
R R., was able to be down town yester
day for the first time in two weeks,
having been confined to nis nome Dy
A number of Barre baseball fans who
saw the Cuban Giants play here two
or three years ago against the Italian
Athletic club are plunning to attend
the game in St. Jolinslmry to-morrow,
when this Cuban aggregation meets the
Si Jolmsbury town team. It is ru
mored that the Burre A. A. manage
ment is in hopes of bringing this Cuban
team to Barre again. -
A very pleasant surprise was given
Mrs. Johi Knox at her home at 1!)
Plain .street on Tuesday evening, in
honor of her marriage recently. About
35 of her friends took possession of
her house while she was out for the
evening. When she returned, she
found her dining room decorated with
crimson streamers and a wedding bell
suspended from the ceiling. Gifts were
hidden from every streamer. Mrs..
E. Drown presented Mrs. Knox a leau
t if til bouitiet of peonies and evergreen
and Miss C. Dowers, in behalf f the
company, presented her a beautiful
casserole. The hostess responded feel
ingly. Refreshments of ice cream and
cake, fruit and shortbread were served.
Those who contributed to the evening's
enjovment were Mrs. T. Jeffrey, Mrs.
Naiighton, Mrs. J. Alexander. Mrs,
Grant, Mrs. Uwson, Mrs. G. Robert
son and Mrs. Young. I'iano solos were
given by Mrs. 0. Henderson and Miss
Bella Smith. The company broke up
at late hour, after singing "A'lld
Lang Syne." Those in charge of the
affair were Mrs. Angus, Mrs. Peterson
and Miss C. Dowers.
It is exoccted that a large tournout
j of the members of the Harre Golf club
will le present bright and early on
the course Monday, July .'. to take
part in the competitions which are be
ing arranged for that day. The tour
nament committee meets to-morrow to
make final arrangements. There will
lie competitions for the ladies, as well
as for the men. There are a nuiiiWr of
new members now and the committee
in charge would I pleased to have
these new members present to take
part in all that is going on, as they
will be givn good handicaps, which
will enable them to compete with the
best f the other players. All mem
ber wishing to take part in the fore
noon competition are asked to le at the
club bouse by U::tO, as the names will
then lie drawn anil the cometition
started. The midsummer weekly tour
nament is getting quite interesting,
as different players are winning the
points every week and there are only
three more'weeks of this tournament.
The four players who qualified for the
month of June, in the qualifying tour
nament are R- Mercer, fi" net; A. W.
Freeland, H net; J. K. Walsh, 70 net;
A. Brew, 70 '-i net.
' The July Victor records are now
on sale at Bailey's Music Rooms.--adv.
j .
You will find the Tilden Shoe Co. in
their new store' in the furrier block,
Mrs. Ksther Nelson of Leominster,
fuai. ia viuilinr. lmi Hiutnr.in.luw fli4.
John Queor, of 3 Blackwell street, for j
a short time -
Fred J. Caron of Taunton, Mass.,
who has been visiting his brother,
Charles, of this city for a few days,
returned to his home yesterday.
Miss L. Jean Bisbee, olerk in N. D.
Phelps' store, leaves to-day for her
home in Waitsfield with her brother,
Clarence. She expects to reraaiu there
until after the Fourth.
Sonora, "The Melody Beautiful,"
waltz song, a 30c sheet of music for
only 5c a copy to introduce in Barre
this week. See display window at
Bailey's Music Rooms. adv.
Long-distance and general trucking;
truck is also equipped to carry parties;
will scat between 15 and 20 people. All
pneumatic tires. Granite Cite Bottling
Work. Call 716-M or 746-W.
Special sale of two-, three- and four
burner Kerogas oil stoves, the best In
Barre.; Largest line of new and second-hand
ranges in Barre. Get prices.
E. A. Prindle, Worthen block.
The Webber house at number 16 Cur
rier street has been purchased by Otto
Friberg-and wife, until recently the
owners of a large farm on east hill. It
is understood Mr. Friberg purchased for
a home but does not intend to occupy
the property at present. This sale, com
pleted yesterday, was made through
the D. A. Perry Real Estate agency
and involved about $4,000. This deal
was the first of several others to tran
spire yesterday through this agency.
In the second an agreement of the
sale was entered whereby the People's
National bank plan to dispose of the
property at No. 54 Merchant street to
J. R. Blackall and wife of Montpelier,
who intend to take possession about
August 1. Mr. Blackall is employed
in this city by the Montpelier 4 Wells
River R. R. The price paid was in ex
cess of $4,000, it is believed. The third
important transaction of the day to
pass through this agency was one in
volving upwards of $7,000 which includ
ed the sale of the farm between North
field and West Berlin, known as the
Krwin Chandler farm, to Theodore
Norman and wife of Chelsea, who pur
chase for a home. The property was
owned by G. L. Putnam and wife of
Chelmsford, Mass., formerly of Wil
liamstown. Mr. Putnam took in part
consideration for the Berlin farm, the
farm owned by Mr. Norman of Chel
f.ca west hill, known as the Edwards
place. Other properties to be sold yes
terday were the house at 5 Mount
street owned by A. W. Macneil and
wife and occupied by William Walker
and family and the family of Mrs.
Caven: and the Robbins farm owned
by (i. R. Andrus of East Montpelier,
both sales aggregating about $'.1,000.
The community chautaiiqua will be
held in Barre July 5-U. Canvassing
for the sale of tickets is progressing
nicely, and a big sale is predicted, as
the entertainments to 1 given appear
to lie particularly good. There are con
certs by the Madrigals, the Venetian
Serenaders, the Beacon l.oticert com
pany and a grand double concert on the
closing day by The Cremona. There
re lectures by Alexander Cairns on
"The Goose "flint 1-ays the Golden
Eggs," by Percy Allen on "The Fu
ture of 'Devastated France," by Dr.
E. E. Violette 'on "Americatisim, the
Goal of History," and b.v Ixmise L.
Mclntvre on "Keeping in Trim," while
John Tohin will give a lecture com crt
the last day on "Anglo-American Mu
sic." On July Maude Willi will give j
a recital of "The Fortune Hunter" and j
on July S comes the big play, Polly .
of the Circus," by the .Metropolitan j
Plavers. For these events the season
tickets for adults are $2.20, includ
ing the war tax. Single admissions are
in most instances .Vic for afternoons
and 75c for evenings, so all will prof
it by obtaining season tickets. Th
junior chautaiiqua will be conducted as
usual, season tickets costing $1.10, in
cluding war-tax. Be ready when the
canvasser calls tg purchase tickets for
the whole famil.v Tickets can be ob
tained at Tilden" Shoe store. Bell 4
Houston's, the Barre creamery, I'a(w s
insurance oflice. adv.
Football Players, Attention!
Clan Gordon, No. 12. O. S. ('.. having
licen "requested by teverl football;
players to renew the five-a-side football j
lompetitinn at their annual picnic and
games July 31. have decided to do so.,
providing four or more teams will
guarantee to enter the competition.
Substantial prizes will be given. Club
and team committees communicate
their intentions on or before July 0 :
to I)ona!d F. McLeod. secretary amuse- j
4 ...mmitlM 14 f'nmn atrct Hiirr lt
men i mii ii ... . i - u
You must certainly require something
from our line to observe properly the
Coming Holiday
Suits, Hats, Caps, Shirts, Soft Collars,
Neckwear, Union Suits, Hosiery, Dust
ers and Belts.
If your vacation includes a trip out of
town, you will require some hand
Frank McWhorter Co.
You 11 Find There's Luck in
the Right Fishing
TK have piven a great deal of attention
to selecting the kind of tackle that
brings home the fish.
Here are the most successful Lures
strongest, best wearing and least conspicu
ous Linessmooth running Reels for hard
service Hods that properly combine elas
ticity and power Landing Nets, etc.
Let us fit you out for good luck.
C W. Averill & Co.
July 1st
July 10th
Comnie to tifoe'Mg .Sale
Prices Slashed to Force a Complete Clearance
This is to be a 10 days of genuine clearances. All goods advertised are radically reduced, to insure a
complete and rapid clean-up.
Sale Continues Until Saturday, July 10
This is the greatest money-saving opportunity you have seen for years. SUITS, COATS, DRESSES,
WAISTS AND SKIRTS, at prices unheard of in these times. Many special lots of UNDERWEAR,
, HOSIERY, CORSETS, GLOVES, ETC., at savings of 25 per cent and over.
Most of these Suits are entirely suitable for Fall
wear and the saving will be enormous.
SUITS up to $30.00, now. . $18.75
$40.00 SUITS, all. $24.75
$45.00 SUITS, all , .$28.75
$5000 SUITS, now....... .$33.75
$65.00 SUITS, now $39.75
$75.00 to $85.00 SUITS, now $49.75
Street, Afternoon and Party Dresses in Taffeta,
Satin, Georgette and Chiffon.
Values up to $20.00, at $13.75
All $25.00 DRESSES, at $16-75
All $30.00 DRESSES, at $19-75
$35.00 DRESSES, at $23.75
$40.00 DRESSES, now $26.75
Separate Skirts
At prices less than the cost of materials.
ALL-WOOL SERGE SKIRTS, values up $7.50, at. .$1.98
$8.75 values, at $5-98
$10.00 SKIRTS, all at - $7.50
$15.00 WOOL PLAID SKIRTS $9.75
Sport Coats and Long Coats all included in this
tremendous mark-down.
POLO CLOTH SPORT COATS, values up to $30.00, now
at $16.75
$35.00 COATS, all I $21.75
$40.00 COATS, all at. . $24.75
$45.00 COATS, all at .$29.75
TWEED AND SERGE LONG' COATS, special lot, $19.75
Georgette Waists
Everybody should have one at these prices!
VALUES-S5.00 to $6.00, all at. $3.98
$7.00 WAISTS, all at $4.98
$8.00 WAISTS, now $5.98
$9.00 to $10.00 WAISTS, at. $6.98
TUB SILK WAISTS, special lot to close, at S2.98-
Summer Furs
20" discount
Wash Skirts
Regular $3.00 and $5.00 values, lots, at.. $1.98 and $2.95
KIMONOS, all at 25 per cent discount
Read every one of the following items and you will realize that we are doing our shara toward break-
ing high prices. y f
Prepare for the 4th Buy for Your Vacation
House Dresses
of Gingham and Percale, very neatly
trimmed; actual $3.00 value,
Corsets -Special
One lot regular $2.00 value; in white
or. pink.
Price. . 1,49
Our $2.50 CORSETS, at $2.19
Our $3.00 CORSETS, at $2.50
Our $3.50 CORSETS, at $2.9S
Muslin Underwear
Entire Stock at
20 discount
quality; sizes 34 to 42; sell regularly
at $1-25.
Sale 7Qn
Price I wu
White Voile Waists
These Waists sold for $2.50 and $3.00
but are mussed and soiled.
Clean-up QQn
Price.. dOU
Georgette Crepe
Our entire stock, best quality; sold
for $3.50 yard; all colors; we offer
them in this sale, at
Children's Straw
$3.00 and $3.50 HATS, at. . .. .$1.98
$2.00 and $2.50 HATS, at $1.39
Silk Gloves
BLACK or WHITE, sell regular at
Black Cotton Hose
Regular 50c values; slight seconds,
while they last, at
Brown Crash
PART LINEN; extra quality, actual
value, 40c yard,
Sale QQn Per
Price Zub Yard
Colored Voiles
Values, 45c to 50c, to close at
29C Van!
One Lot Percales
and GINGHAMS, actual value 50c
Sale OCnr
...JJU Yard
TE In considering these big reductions, please remember that our prices have been the lowest,
sidcring quality, that you have found in any store. This fact makes this sale doubly important.

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