THE TIMES : 'FEBRUARY i, 1918
what it iirnuo
TO HAVE ONLY
Vast Saving Can Be Effected
In Delivery of
' Hartford, Feb. L What one deliv
ery a day means and does mean is
told in a statement given out today
for the Commercial Economy division
of the committee on industrial survey,
Connecticut State Council of Defense.
This division was named by the coun
'cil on nomination of the Connecticut
."Chamber of Commerce and is headed
y Alton T. Miner of New London.
lUndor its direction, a conference to
devise a commercial economy pro
iBram for Connecticut lias been called
to meet at the old Senate Chamber,
State Capitol, Hartford, on Wednes
day, February 6, at 31 a. m. All cham
jfoera of commerce and similar organ
jtoation in the etate and others have
en. nrged to too represented.
I The statement, "What 'ono delivery
m day means and does not mean,"
Ussoed today, eays:
One delivery a day does not .mean
That all delivery vehicles -will leave
'the store at one time.
! That each wagron or track: will make
wmly one trip each, day and toe idle af-
tter that trip until the next day.
; That delivery men will have to work
(longer hours than when there are sev
eral deliveries a day. The hours of
labor- xnaiy be regulated) -quite as easily
1-omlnr the new system as under the
jold. The one-delivery-a-day plan may
"cut out late deliveries, thus in some
jcases shortening the delivery men's
That delivery work la the store-win
be more complicated. Bather the re
verse will be true. j"
One delivery a day docs mean the
That no wagon or truck will go to
the same house nof ever the same
route more than once a day.
That each vehicle may leave the
store as many times a day as need
be, tout each trip will Ibe over a differ
That there will be shorter average
distance between stops, because all
the goods that were delivered to a
route on two or more trips will now
be delivered at one.
That the territory may there flora
be re-divided into shorter routes.
That even if the number of routes is
increased and even if the vehicles
make more trips, fewer vehicles and
men will generally ibe required to
handle the same volume of deliveries,
because all duplication of work win
toe eliminated and density of stops will
That the total mileage will be less.
That gasoline, now in such great
demand for war use, will thus be con-.
That total depreciation on equip
ment will ibe less than with more de
liveries a day. . -
That, for example, where Wagon A
went three times a day over . Route
A, Wagon B three times a day over
Route R, and Wagon C three times a
day over Route C, making nine trips
in all, each route may be shortened,
say a third, so that one of the wagons
can make all the deliveries On, it in
one trip a day, the trip taking up
only half a day. Route A, B and C
may thus toe re-divided into approxi
mately four' new routes. Wagon A
may make one trip over Route A and
another trip over Route B. Wagon B
may make one trip over Koute C and
one trip over Route D. Wagon C
would be displaced entirely and its
driver not needed.
FUNERAL BOUQUET AND
JOHN RECK & SON
(Special to The Times) j
Stratford. Feb. 1. Charged with
non-support, Lester Wilson of Strat
ford was arraigned before Deputy
Judge Frank E. Blakeman in tne
Stratford town court last evening ana
sentenced to serve sixty days in the
Bridgeport, county jail. Wiison has
a wife and seven 'children and accord
ing to First Selectman James Laliy
has failed to give them any .money
for their support. Selectman Lally
testified that Mrs. Wilson has sought
help from the town several times also
telling him' that her husband never
worked and refused to assist the fam
ily in any way. Patrolman Benjamin
Smith took Wilson to jail today.
Arrangements are being made by
the town authorities to have the five
youngest children committed to a
county home. A hearing to that ef
fect will be held Saturday morning
before Judge Charles H. Wells in the
Stratford probate court.
Given Suspended Hue
On the promise that he would Send
his two children to school regular
ly, James Burns, 2000 Stratford ave
nue, Stratford was given a suspended
fine of $S by Deputy Judge Frank
E. Blakeman in the Stratford town
court last evening. Rev. Ernest C.
Carpenter, truant officer, told the
court that many complaints have been
received that the Burns children have
been very poor in attendance, with no
apparent reason for such neglect. He
was warned by the court to send the
children to school.
'Mr. H. C. Ostrander has been select
ed as the speaker at the fifth of the
series of lectures given under the aus
pices of the Stratford Library Asso
ciation at the public library, Main
street- The lecture will take place
this evening at eight o'clock. The
subject will be "Ceylon and India.'
It will toe illustrated with many beau
tiful stereoptican slides. Mr. Ostran
der is a very interesting talker and
no doubt will relate many things
.about, the foreign countries. Tickets
may be purchased at the library from
Miss Russell. - ,
Stratford Day at Lyric Theater
Stratford day will toe observed at
the Lyric theatre, Bridgeport, Satur
day morning. It is expected that more
than 200 children, through, the cour
tesy of Mrs. James T. Rourke, chair
man of the committee for better films
for children, will attend the pictures.
Jack Pickford in "Seventeen," will be
the feature film shown. Mrs. Richard
Howell, who is a favorite among the
kiddies of the town has completed
arrangements to see that every child
cf Stratford will enjoy this treat. She
has arranged to have more than four
teen automobiles convey the children
to "the theatre. Several trucks have
p.lso been procured from business men
of the town for that morning. Mrs.
Howell will also aid in transporting
Besides Mr.5. Howell, chairman of
the affair, the following chaperons
will assist as well as donate their cars:
Mrs. Walter Goddard, Mrs. E. Thomp
son, Mrs. James Wales, Mrs. Harold
C. Lovell, Mrs. A. H. Trumtoell, Mrs.
E'erett Sniffen, Mrs. Charlotte Ed
wards and Mrs. Harry Burnes. Among
others who will loan their cars are:
Daniel J. Carten, William William
son, Fred W. Nettleton, Mrs. Paul
Goodell, Frank L. Curtis, E. Mills
Tomlinson, Irving Lobdell and S. F.
The children are requested to meet
at the town hall at 9 o'clock.
Miss Van Barber Buried
Many sorrowing relatives and
friends attended the funeral of Miss
Elizabeth Van Barber, aged 15 years,
held Thursday morning at 8:30 o'clock
from the family residence, 264 Jack
son avenue, Stratford. At 9 o'clock
at St. James' R. C. church a high
mass of requiem was sung by Rev. Mi
chael J. O'Connor. The singing of
the mass was by the church choir.
Mrs. Agnes JU McNamara sang "Pie
Jesu" at the offertory and after mass
"Come Unto Me." As the funeral pro
cession was leaving the edifice, Mrs.
Charles D. Ogren and Mrs. McNamart
rendered "Nearer, My God, To Thee."
There was a wealth of floral tributes.
The pall bearers were Francis Devitt,
Leo Grindrod, Joseph Condon, John
Campbell, Frank Thompson and
George Curtin; all schoolmates of the
deceased at Summerfield school,
Bridgeport. Burial was in St. Mi
Dance This Evening
A dance to be given bv the Social
Four club of this town, will take place
mis evening at Red Men's ball
Church street. This club is composed
of many prominent young persons of
the town and those who attend are as
sured of a good time. Perry's orches
tra will furnish the music. Miss Ger
trude Yates Thompson will render
several vocal selections.
Mr. and Mrs. Summer Coggeshall
of Stratford will remove to Boston in
a few days where Mr. Coggeshall has
established a new business.
Miss Maude Hull of Stratford spent
a few days in New Haven.
Word has reached . Stratford that
James Anderson located at Columbia.
S. C, has been promoted a corporal.
CQRTEZ C. ROCKWELL, plumbing
and heating; jobbing a specialty. 3051
Main and Hillside avenue. 'Phone
Stratford 1142 or 114-3. B10tf
Mrs. Emily D. Leavenworth has
recently had a. telephone installed in
her home. Her number is 111-2.
George Clingan spent Saturday at
Starr's Plain, Danbury, where he at
tended' the funeral of a relative.
Eugene Northrop has been ill at
his home for the past two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wheeler and
children of Bridgeport spent Sunday
as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edwards
' The Red Cross Auxiliary was enter
tained at the home of Mrs. Arthur J.'
Hull on Wednesday. Twenty persons
were present. During the month of
January an unusually large amount
of work has been accomplished by the
John Crowley, who is employed by
the Horowitz company, has been con
fined to the house by illness for the
past week. '
Mr. and Mrs. Squipp are receiving
congratulations over the arrival '. of
twin boys at thejr home.
Mrs. William Craft is caring for the
sick at the home of Nichols Winblab.
George Turney has accepted a posi
tion in Bridgeport where he has been
for the past two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. George Willis have
For Elderly People
As tve pass the prime of life the
various organs of the body have
a tendency to weaken, especially
the bowels. Regularity in this
important function is so essential
to gpod health that old fo'ks
shonld be very careful to avoid
constipation. A congestion of
stomach waste in the bajceis occa
sions dizziness, headache, drowsi
ness after eating, biliousness,
belching, b!oat piles, etc., and
should be corrected immediately;
it is the direct cause of much se
The most effective remedy v for
constipation is a combination of
simple laxative herbs with pepsin
sold in drug stores under the name
of Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin.
It costs only fifty cents a bottle,
is mild in its action, does not gripe
I or strain, and brings relief quickly
in an easy natural manner. Get
a bottle of it from your druggist
and keep it in the house; it is the
ideal family rcjcdy. A trial bot
tle can be obtained free of
charge by writing to Dr. W. B.
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$29 OVERCOATS P 1 xlUtw
Spend Your Furniture
Lee's and Get Biggest
Short-Week Sjales hit the maximum of enthusiastic bargain giving on Saturday. This is the day we force Dus
tiness by sacrificing price it is the day we wind up the week's business.
Buys Complete 1 0 Piece Jacobean
of Eich Period Design consist
5 SIDE CHAIRS
1 HOST CHAIR
SATURDAY ONLY AT
A stupendous bargain a Rogers $20 Overcoat any day is equiv
alent to most $25 overcoats and here is an opportunity to buy
one for ONLY -$14.98. Don't pass it up you'll bless the day
you bought such a wonderful garment at the still more wonder
ful price of $14.98. Buy it ; you'll be happy and happier yet
when next winter comes.
Rogers' Removal Sale
Is Still On!
All Clothes Suits and Overcoats Reduced
$20 value '
$35 and $40 VALUES NOW $28.95
This is a most exceptionarbargain the biggest in years and it's equal mjay never be presented again. It is
your REAL opportunity to refurnish your dining room in a handsome manner for the smallest amount of money
' ever asked for such a rich, costly 10-piece suite. No one's dining room will be nicer than your's if you place
this beautiful outfit in it
On Lee's Most Convenient Terms
Good Lean Pot Roast Beef, .lb IBc I Prime Chuck Roast Beef, .lb 20 22c
9 TO 10 9 TO 10 ' 9 TO 10 10 TO 11
STEAK EGGS ONIONS SHOULDERS
PORTERHOUSE SPECIAL . , F.VXCY LARGE LEAX SMOKED
ROUND, SIRLOIN ALL GUARANTEED YELLOW SUGAR CURED
lb 23c Doz. 53c 4 lbs. 15c lb 24c
United States Food Administration License Number G08535.
Rugs, 9 x 12
Saturday Only ! !
Emphatic Reduction in High Grade, Warm
Blankets and Comfortables
64 inches by
for Saturday -only
tine w hile
SPECIAL ! If
Above Arch St. 1
PRIME RIB ROAST BEEF Cut From Best Beef Ib 24 2S 2filc
WINTER LAMB LEGS. . . . .lb 2Bs 1 FORES YOUNG LAMB lb
LEAN PORK TO ROAST .. .lb Bc i LEAN FRESH HAMS Ib 32 C
Fancy Milk Finest Lean
Fresh Link Boiling
Fowl Roasting Sausage . Beef
. lb 28c lb 36c lb 22c lb 1flc
COAN LEAF LARD lb 30c FRESH PIGS FEET.
nill DINNER BLEND f Q(
1,111 COFFEE m &G
dozen 2oc tea n pks. A B
"'" BUCKWHEAT 7f
Large flour 3 m pks.
SOlir MOHICAN PURE
Pickles CATSUP .... Pint.Bot.
dozen 20c cala. peaches
LARGE CAN A.
Swift'S ALASKA 4
Ljjy SALMON Can A
OleO FANCY HEAD Ia
lb 28c RICK If
' TOILET 49.
. . PAPER 3 Rolls
Premium fancy eating CIRc
t n mium apples 15 lbs. pk.
lb 32c oiIanges . doz. 25 30C
GRAPE I-'IMTT. . 5 For
FANCY TABLE TO f
LARGE MEATY S f
1T"-'S T)k!T. '
Ht-ARTS . Btineh
BOSTON HEAD i f
NEW MIXED IE.
NITS . . . TT
SULTANA SEEDLESS 7 g
RAISINS 2 lbs.
Ib 22c M
Ib -IOC 1
1379 Main St. The Lee Bros. Furniture Co.
4 TO 5
3 lbs. 23C
United States Food Administration License Number B9118.
MOHICAN BEST BREAD 0-9 c
POUND CAKE ,'
PLAIN OR RAISIN . . Ib
COFFEE CAKES. .Each
ASSORTED ! 85
FRENCH fl R -
CUP CAKES Doz. V
MOR ANGUE 5 C
LAYER CAKE Each
4 TO 5
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