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, THE TIMES FEBRUARY 1, 1918 '
16 U. S. Food Administration License No. G02142. The Big Market Last Call for Dinner ! Don't miss this great money saving opportunity on the best home furnishings of every description in Bridgeport. "T OUR purchase will be reserved for later deliv ery for a reasonable time if necessary. No goods held at sale reduction unless paid for. :: :: STORE CLOSES: DAILY, 5 P. M.; SATURDAY, 9 P.M.; MONDAYS, ALL DAY. Until Further Notice By Government Orders ,1149 MAIN ST., CORNER ELM ST.: 1 PRIZE CONTESTS TO HELP SALES OF WAR STAMPS - Hartford, Feb. 1. With the war savings campaign in full swing from jone end of the country to the other, ' word' has reached the office of State 1 Director of War Savings Howell Che- ney of. campaigns that are being aid ! ed in various states through prize of i fera, which encourage investors in . I thrift contests and spur workers to greater efforts as salesmen. The hoard of education of New Yorlt City has received a donation of $5,009 from a public spirited citizen to be i distributed in prizes of $250 and $100 in each school district for the school making the best record in per capita sales of thrift stamps. Prizes amounting to thrift stamps worth $100 at maturity have been of fered in Colorado to the city carrier, rural carrier, postal clerk or other postal employe not actually employed at the Savings stamp window who makes the largest sale of thrift stamps. The governor of Georgia has offered three prizes to the school children of his state .who shall write the best "jingle" about the war savings campaign. LENINE ESCAPES SECOND ATTEMPT TO MURDER HIM London, Feb. 1 Another unsuc cessful attempt on the life of Premier Lenine was made last night, accord ing to the Petrograd correspondent of the Daily News. A young man in a student uniform entered the Smolny institute, the Bolshevik headquarters, and fired a shot from a revolver at the premier without hitting him. The Red guards stationed outside the premier's room were arrested and will be charged with neglect of duty. No Money Down $1.00 A Week Cheerful Credit Now--For the Greatest Values The C M Semi-Animal February Clearance starts Saturday with an overwhelming arrival of latest style wearing apparel marked down to the very last not;li. You won't bo disappointed here if you're looking for the most for the least. You'll find it. Buy the Popular Way No Money Down $1.00 a Week :' . ' Cloth Coats Still a good choice of materials, colors and styles, but these are values which do not lie around very long, so we urge you to come very soon. $12.50 to $40 coat values now priced at Dresses Silk taffetas, satins, and Georg ette combinations, all this sea son's models in al lthe leading shades. Big $15 to $25 values reduced for our February Clear ance to $5.95, $12.95, $18.95 $7.85 and $12.85 Fur Coats Hudson seal, mink marmot, muskrat, hair seal, caracul, near seal, etc. Some have contrasting fur collars, cuffs and borders. Values range from $100 to $350, but we have reduced the prices to $56.95 to $195 Suit Clearance Women's and misses' winter suits only a few remain and these we've marked at less than half their original price. Spring Suits and Dresses are already arriving and these early ones we have nriced especially low. Women's Sweaters Good colors and styles, $6 values $3a95 Trimmed Hats Formerly priced up to $66, now 95 C Serge Skirts in stylish models, $4 values SI. 95 Women's Waists,' Hosiery, Underwear, Corsets, Bath Robes, House Dresses and Kimonas marked at spe cial February Clearance Prices. Children's New Gingham , Dresses, pretty QP paids, $1.50 values Children's Fur Sets at Half Price. Children's Coats, Serge and Corduroy Dresses, Hats, etc., at February Clearance prices. Small Boys' Seal Plush Hats with ear laps, "TCI $1 formerly 57C Boys' Overcoats, Mackinaws, Suits, Knee Pants, etc. at special prices. V Another Big Drive Saturday on Men's & Young Men's SUITS AND OVERCOATS We've never been satisfied with just to keep up with the procession. We must be lead ers and certainly we are way ahead on our great values in men's and young men's best-for-the-money suits and overcoats. Tou don't have to take our word. Just look' around for we know that in comparison of quality and price, you will buy here. Suits and overcoats in every style for every man tomorrow, a great assortment at great value giving .prices. Values $15 to $37.50 $7.85, $11.85; S 16.85, $21.85, $24.85 A New Stock of Men's Fur and Fur Lined OVERCOATS Received but a week ago and Im mediately put on sale at Clearance prices. Fur coast of raccoon and black dog fur lined coats with Melton shells lined with muskrat, marmot, pony and seal, with collars of Persian lamb or Hudson seal. $30 to $125 are their real values. February Clearance prices $18.85 to $79.50 SPECIAL! Negligee Shirts All new patterns in neat colors, both soft and stiff cuff models. $1 to $2 values, very specially marked at 69c and 95c Men's Velonr Hate rrn An imitation V" v e 1 o u r in MlSCH black, brown nc and green. $3 the former price, now $1.85 acsar Elsiscj KREIGE Main.GoldanrtiU and Middle Streets Trousers Serge, cordu roy and other materials i n mixtures. Values up to $3. SO. $1.35 and $1.95 More Good OVERCOATS At Low Prices $15, $16.50, $18, $20, $25 UP Beat them If you can in quality fit style warmth or comfort. Jnst try to find a better coat for1 the money or one you like better. This has been a great overcoat year and notwithstanding the fact that we have sold more overcoats than ever before we, can still offer you very choice garments in such a wide variety of style that you are certain to be pleased. Here are some things to remember about these overcoats: QUALITY Fine materials tailored to give the best of satisfaction. STYLE Designed by the cleverest men in the business. TAILORING Custom quality at ready to wear prices. FIT Like made to measure. COMFORT The ease and comfort that come only with proper designing tailoring and fit. ' SERVICE Longer than you expect. PRICE As low as we can make it, not as high as we think we can get. In the stock you will find every development of the most called for stvles the TRENCH MODEL COAT in single or double breasted varia tion CONSERVATIVE COATS that have many admirers BELTED COATS in every possible development of the style ULSTERS AND GREAT COATS in the most comfortable models yet produced FUR LINED COATS FUR COATS for automobilists MACKINAWS REEFERS, ETC. BOYS' OVERCOATS IN ALL GOOD STYLES! THINK THIS OVER SERIOUSLY Think seriously about a new suit. Wouldn't It pay to buy a good winter suit now? Get something In a good, becoming style, not radical or extreme and you are certain to have a suit you can wear next season at a lower cost than you can buy for then. Besides you will have sev eral months wear this year. We are famous for our good suits and can save you money now. Think'" this over. Prices $15 to $35. But see the suits we offer at these prices to judge the REAL value. Ml n MM ft MAIN $ JOHN ST. mm3 111 RIDGEFORT. CONN pedals for Saturday FEB. 2nd, '18. MEAT DEPARTMENT. Good Chuck Roasts of Beef 20 C to 22 C R. Good Pot Roasts of Beef 18c to 20c R. Prime Cuts of Beef. .'. . . .24c 26c and 28c ft. Boston Rolls, Rumps, Clods, Legs of Genuine rf Spring Lamb, Young Legs of Mutton, Forequarters of Lamb and Mutton. Lean Fresh Shoulders Small Lean Fresh Pork Loins 28 C lb Fresh Hams, Pork Tenderloins, Hocks, Heads. m Tails, Ears, Bones, Spare Ribs, Sausage Meat and Leaf Lard. Legs of Genuine Spring Lamb. .1 32 C lb. Legs of Young Mutton 28 C lb. CLOTHES SHOP OFFERS NOVEL BARGAIN PLAN The Chester Clothes shop, 1198 Main street, has inaugurated the big gest bargain event of the year begin ning tomorrow and ending Saturday, Feb. 9. For a long time the Ches ter Clothes Shop has realized that with the increased cost of materials and production that they have been selling their ?11 suits at a consider able loss. They knew that they could raise the price to $15 and still be offering wonderful values, but the directors have decided on discontinu ing the entire line anad have decided on the following plan. Beginning Feb. 2 to 5, suits are reduced to ?10, from Feb. 6 to 8 they will be sold at $9. In the event of any remaining on Deo. 9, tney win be closed out at $8. Every suit or overcoat in this lot remaining unsold after ten o'clock Saturday night will be turned over to Mayor Clifford B. Wilson to be given to any worthy charitable institution. Don't fail to be on hand to participate in the most extarordinary clothing event of the year. Read the advertisement ap pearing on another page of this pa per for further information. Did this ever happen to you? SMOKED AND SALT MEATS. Meadow Brook Hams 32 c lb. Swift's Premium Hams 34c lb. Corned Beef Tongues 28 C lb. Squire's Sugar Cured Bacon 38c lb. Sticking Pieces of Corned Beef 22 C lb. Corned Pigs Feet Qq lb. QUALITY POULTRY. Stewing Fowl 30c lb. Choice Fowl 36c lb. Roasting Chickens 38c lb. Jack Rabbits SI .50 pair Turkeys, Ducks, Broilers, Native Squab, Guinea Hens, Squab Guinea. Fresh Ground Bones. . 5c lb., $4.00 hundred weight UPretty frequent occurrence this kind of freezing weather. IOf course you must send for the plumber. TBut suppose you can't get him in a hurry? HAny man can maKe repairs by the use or our Soiaerlut a complete outPt, sim plified for the amateur's use. And there are a hundred and one things about the house that need soldering; from time to time. Porto Rico Oranaes 35c doz Fresh Cocoanut . . 10c each New Layer Figs 25c lb Fancy Table Pears 40c doz Fancy Table Apples 13 for 39c FRUIT. Malaga Grapes 25c lb EX-ALDERMAN BENT TO LOSE BIG JOB UNDER MAYOR HYLAN Francis P. Bent, former alderman of New York, brother of Villiam W. Bent of the law firm of Bent, and Buckingham, is out of a job. He is a friend of Mayor Hylan's too, but this did not save him. The new mayor had given him a $6,000 job, which he held for only two weeks, it being abolished today. Bent is well known in this city. He has appeared as a speaker at several public gatherings here. He is in the strong graces of Mayor Hylan, who did his utmost to save Bent's job. Hylan picked out a job for Bent as head of the Bureau of Contract Su pervision, one of the most important branches of the Board of Estimate. During the Mitchel administration the job was held down by Tilden Adam ason. who got S7.50U a year, uem took it for $1,500 less. TENNESSEE FLOOD ABATING. Chattanooga, Tenn., Feb. 1 The crest of the rise in the Tennessee river is expected Saturday. The gauge registered' 41. 7 feet this morn ing and was rising slowly here, but the water is falling at all stations here. Street railway traffic is crip pled. AMERICAN HARDWARE STORES (Incorporated) Iyon & Grumman. Retail Division FAIRFIELD ATE. AND JCTDlrLE ST. Grape Fruit, large 3 for 25c Medium ... 5 for 25c Fard Dates 30c lb Florida Oranges 25c, 40c and 45c doz NOTICE. Our Stores close Saturday Night at 9 P, M. Sharp. BRIDGEPORT PnblicMarket&Branch STATE AND BANK EAST MAIN STS. PHONES. F-I-S-H spells FISH And that is how We spell it. G-O-O-D Spells GOOD And that is how We sell it. HAYES FISH CO. 629 WATER ST. No Branch Market. Tel. Barnnm 412, 413, 2697. FUNERAL BOUQUET AND DESIGNS JOHN RECK & SON On the Offensive "XTO one knows iust what -L 1 that means unless he has been through it. Since our boys are going through untold hardships, qan we not, do our bit by ac ceding to the requests of the Food Administrator? Van Dyk asks you to come in and see how easily it can be done. AN AID TO HEALTH PURE WATER A healthful drink which is absolutely uncon taminated by impurities of any kind. State License No. 10. BOTTLED DAILY. DELIVERED DAILY. Telephone 3802-12. W. M. LANE, Distributor of HIGHLAND SPRING WATER R. P. D. NO. 2, BRIDGEPORT, CONN. WATCH REPAIRING When you bring your watch here to be repaired, cleaned and adjusted it is done right. Our guarantee is back of it.v Haw is that watch of yours How long since it has Deen ouea and cleaned? Don't expect it to run on forever without at least being oiled. To assure accurate time a watch should be oiled and inspected at least once in every 12 months. Duchess Coffee Maracaibo Coffee Winner Coffee Best June Butter Selected Eggs lb 30c lb 20c lb 25c lb 54c Doz. 53c J Cheese, Whole Milk lb 32c Mother's Delight lb 26c Nut Butterine . lb 32c I I OtJ MfflGPmtHHH.. St SAWNUM SPRAGUE ICE & COAL CO: DEALERS IN ANTHRACITE AND BITUMINOUS COAL EAST END E. WASH. AVE. BRIDGE :: :: TEU 4673-4674 FOR 1918 Diaries, Calendars, Calendar Pads, Church Calendar, The Churchman's Vear Book, Beckwith, Dabill's, Middlebrook's, Hick's, Old Farmer's and Hammond's Nation Tear Book now on sale at the POST OFFICE NEWS STORE, 11 ARCADE ONLY A STEP FROM MAIN" OR BROAD ST. ENTRANCE. WAR WORK PLANT BURNS Harrison, N. J., Feb. 1 Fire today destroyed the plant of the Driver Harris Wire Co., which was engage'd in making wire specialties for use in war work. The property loss is esti mated at $300,000. Investigation as to the cause of the blaze was begun by the authorities. KNAPP SOLD TO ATLANTA. Infielder Knapp, who was farmed out to Toledo by the Yankees last sea son, will no treturn to Bresnahan's club. Knapp was sold yesterday to the Atlanta club of the Southern League. where he will play the position left vacant by the return of Ollie O'Msra to Brooklyn. , Advertise in The Times ADVERTISE EN THE TSXCSS - 'A '. v . N -