, THE TIMES FEBRUARY 1, 1918 '
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,
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
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.
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 :' . '
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
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
$5.95, $12.95, $18.95 $7.85 and $12.85
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
$56.95 to $195
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.
Good colors and styles, $6 values $3a95
Formerly priced up to $66, now 95 C
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
Values $15 to $37.50
S 16.85, $21.85,
A New Stock of Men's
Fur and Fur Lined
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
All new patterns in neat colors,
both soft and stiff cuff models. $1
to $2 values, very specially marked
69c and 95c
Velonr Hate rrn
An imitation V"
v e 1 o u r in MlSCH
black, brown nc
and green. $3
Main.GoldanrtiU and Middle Streets
roy and other
materials i n
Values up to
$1.35 and $1.95
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
TAILORING Custom quality at ready to wear
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
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.
MAIN $ JOHN ST.
pedals for Saturday
FEB. 2nd, '18.
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
Legs of Genuine Spring Lamb. .1 32 C lb.
Legs of Young Mutton 28 C lb.
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.
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
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
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
Malaga Grapes 25c lb
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
Iyon & Grumman. Retail Division
FAIRFIELD ATE. AND JCTDlrLE ST.
Grape Fruit, large 3 for 25c
Medium ... 5 for 25c
Fard Dates 30c lb
25c, 40c and 45c doz
Our Stores close Saturday Night at 9 P,
STATE AND BANK EAST MAIN STS.
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
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
Van Dyk asks you to come
in and see how easily it can
AN AID TO HEALTH PURE WATER
A healthful drink which is absolutely uncon
taminated by impurities of any kind. State License
BOTTLED DAILY. DELIVERED DAILY.
W. M. LANE, Distributor of
HIGHLAND SPRING WATER
R. P. D. NO. 2, BRIDGEPORT, CONN.
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
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.
Best June Butter
Cheese, Whole Milk lb 32c
Mother's Delight lb 26c
Nut Butterine . lb 32c
I I OtJ MfflGPmtHHH.. St SAWNUM
SPRAGUE ICE & COAL CO:
ANTHRACITE AND BITUMINOUS COAL
EAST END E. WASH. AVE. BRIDGE :: :: TEU 4673-4674
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. ,
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