THE TIMES: MAKCH 7, 1918
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Hartf d illLLirlY 9 10Eu9St.Ceeil
Wholesale and Retail Leading Milliners
. You Should Trade at Dillon's.
THERE IS A SOUND REASON WHY.
This sore offers practically unlimited varieties from
which to choose. In Trimmed Hats, Untrimmed Hats,
Trimmings, Flowers, Fancy Wings, Quills, Ribbons, etc.
Matchlessly large selections of desirable new goods
are continually maintained.
Purchasing for five large stores at one time, we can
offer our customers financial advantage not obtainable
elsewhere. We buy in such large quantities, that we are
enabled to retail goods at wholesale prices.
A SANTO CHTVDO.
The funeral of Santo Chivdo -was
held this morning from his late, resi
dence on Trowel street and from the
Holy Rosary church. A delegation
Irom the Loyal of Order of Moose act
ed as pall. bearers.
The funeral of Frank Crumb of
Oneonta, N. Y., was held this after
noon at 2:30 o'clock from the under
taking parlors of John H. Carroll, 54
Elm street. Rev. John R. Brown,
pastor of the First Baptist church, of
ficiated. Burial was in Lakeview
GRACE P. BARTRAM.
Funeral services for Grace F. Bar
tram were held this afternoon at 3:30
o'clock at the home of her mother.
Mrs. Mary N. Stanton, 313 Laurel
avenue. Rev. Henry Davenport, pas
tor of the People's Presbyterian
church, conducted the services. Many
sorrowing relatives and friends at
tended. There was a wealth of floral
tributes. Burial was in Mountain
JAMES H. GRIFFIN.
James H. Griffin, aged 49 years,
of 274 Bunnell street, died this morn
ing at the Rockefeller hospital, New
York city, as the result of injuries re
ceived from the kick of a horse. Mr.
Griffin was employed as polisher at
the American Graphophone Co. for
15 years. Besides his wife, Nettie
Gripman Griffin, five children,
Esther, wife of Herbert Walsh; Ruth,
wife of 'William Hanley, and Tessie,
Jennie and James survive. He was a
member of the local Polishers' union.
Funeral arrangements have not been
ALMANAC FOR TODAY
Sun rises . ; . . 6:19 a. m.
Sun seta .... . . . . . 5:50 p. m.
High mtef ........ . . 5:10 a. m.
Moon rises . 2:30 a. m.
low water 12:17 p. m.
A WEAK BACK
keeps many a hard working
woman at home away from
her work unable to stand on
her foet all day or do any
kind of hard work at home.
To them that suffer from a
weak and aching back we
The Cyrus Plaster
It will give relief at once
and strengthen the back and
enable you to attend to your
Everybody that has used
this plaster recommends it.
Fairfield ave.. cor. m.
Rock Bass..... 10c lb.
White Fish.... 15c lb.
Columbia Shad 30c lb.
Cod Steak 18c lb.
Salmon 24c lb.
Finnan Haddie 22c lb.
Butter Fish.... 18c lb.
Herring 12c lb.
Blue Fish...... 10c lb.
LARGEST RETAILERS OF MEAT
870 MAIN STREET
. Near State St.
PHONE NOBLE 479
(Special to The Times.)
Bedding, March 7. The reductions
made toy the board of relief amounted
to 5;555 and the additions to J4.32B n
that the net change in the total of the
grand list is slight. Two houses and
a bairn which the assessors had over
looked figure, in the additions and a
bungalow located in Bethel just over
the line and listed 'by mistake fur
nished one of the reductions. The
latter in detail are as follows: Ran
dolph Bradley, $400; Mark rewsnap,
'00; Dora Reed Goodale, $50; estate'
Patrick Green, $2i:,; estate Katy Hill,
$70; Harry Lounsbury, $190; Isabelt
and Jennie McDonald, $200; Ethel
Muennich, $80; Florence Ranney, $200;
George, P. Williams, $50; Johanna Col
lins, $700; A. D. Hill, $200; Bradley
Sanford, $1,000; A. B. Sanford, $235;
Arthur J. Todd, $1,000; A. L. Tread
well, $200; J. E. Treadwell and A. B.
The principal additions were: Chas
B. Barrett, $200; P. J. Costello, $45;
Henry J. Forman, $1,500; Owen J. Gill,
21; E. F. Gorham, $500! William J.
Morrissey, $100; LeRoy Osborn, $5;
Sydelski, $200; Joel Selleck, $400;
Alice W. Sturgis, $650; William Schrei
ber, $605. Soldiers' exemptions amount
ed to $19,000.
First Selectman Sanford has been
r s eed by the State Council Of Defense
to aid in movements -undertaken to
increase food production the coming
season toy enlarging the area devoted
to crops and bringing into service la
tor for their cultivation which special
effort is required to make available.
One of these movements is the crea
tion of a junior organization desfgnea
to enlist boys and girls in the growing
of garden products and others means
for the growing and -saving of food.
The selectman has appointed Town
Clerk Sanford as a committee ro get
such an organization under way. Lo
cal efforts to increase membership in
the County Farm Bureau will also be
made, a general drive for that object
having been arranged' to start on
March 8. The town has already a con
siderable membership in the bureau,
but there is no reason why it cannot
be materially' increased. In the same
general line of endeavor is the cam
paign to utilize the older school boys
as farm helpers and this will be the
theme considered at the next meeting
of the Men's club to be held on Thurs
day evening of next week. Contrary
to custom it will be an open or public
meeting andi will take place at the
Sanford school instead of at the home
of W. C. Sanford or originally ap
pointed. The speaker of the evening,
if he can he secured, will be Mr. Rol
lin .who is in charge of the move
lin, who is in charge of the move-
The herd of about 40 deer which
Commodore Luttgen turned loose
from their enclosure at Sunset Hill
last fall in order that the forage they
would have needed in confinement
might be saved for domestic animals,
have entirely vanished from that sec
tion. In the early part of the winter
small detachments of them occasion
ally appeared near their former place
of keeping, but failing to receive food
did not linger long. Scattered groups
were seen from time to time in the
woods within a few miles of the hill
and a number of the wanderers are
known to have been shot. The list of
killings reported does not account,
however, for half the herd. It was
thought that some of thes urvivors, if
there are any, might show up this
spring at their former home, but so
far not one has put in an appearance.
William Colley, a well known resi
dent of .Georgetown, formerly em
ployed as a blacksmith by the Gilbert
& Bennett Co., died suddenly on Wed
nesday of last week. He was at the
dinner table when he slid from his
j chair in a faint. He died the same
evening without regaining conscious
ness. The attending physician found
that death was due to kidney disease. J
The deceased was 47 years old and is
survived by a wife and two children.
A local car owner who has driven
more than 50,000 miles and so certifi
ed when he recently forwarded his
application for renewal of license was
surprised by the statement in the of
ficial response that, being without
experience as a driver, he must go
before the board of examiners.
Another applicant who is a justice of
the peace, acknowledged his own ap-
plication as the subscribing authority
thereby certifying that he had "per
sonally appeared," etc. "Did you do
it by standing in front of a mirror?"
was the comment written upon the
papers before they were returned to
The pupils of the new Georgetown
school gave an exhibition last Thurs-
i day evening before a large assemblage
j of parents and friends. The exercises
occupied about two hours and pre-
sented a highly pleasing and satisfac
i tory demonstration of the instruction
! carried on in each of the five depart
j ments and also in culinary instruc
tion. To the latter one teacher gives
her entire time. In all particulars
' the exhibition convinced the audience
that they had a school to be proud of.
Three of the eight children of Wil
liam Crouch, living in the Glen sec
tion, are victims of scarlet fever in a
mild form. All attend the Center
school, but Dr. Smith after ascertain
ing (he circumstances, decided that
the closing of the school was not
News of the death of Thomas Lud
way, which occurred in New York in
December, was received in this town
only a few days ago. He had been a
resident of Redding most of his life
and was 87 years of age. His mar
riage to 'his second wife, who Furvlves
him, occurred when he was about 75,
and one child was a result of the
union. The deceased served through
the Civil War in a -New York regi
ment of volunteers.
A dance was given at George Hall
last Friday evening under the man
agement .of William E. Banks.
U. S. Food Administration License No. G02142.
Fresh Sea Food
FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 8th, 18.
Green Steak Halibut . .
Green Steak Cod .
Green Steak Tile Fish
Large Buck Shad . . .
Roe Jack Shad ...
Buck Jack Shad ......
Opened Oysters 60 C qt.
Round Clams in Shell 10c qt.
Escallops '..-95c qt;
Flatftsh 10c lb.
Large Bloater Mackerel ISc lb;
Shore Haddock - 12 C lb.
Large Smelts 22 c lb.
Harbor Blues 15c lb.
Butterfish 15c lb.
Large White Perch 20 C lb.
Yellow Perch 15c .
Bluepoints in Shell 10 c qt.
Whole Salt Cod 15c K.
Smoked Finnan Haddies 25 C lb.
A full line of Salt, Pickled, Smoked Fish, Canned
Fish of all kinds.
MEAT SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AT
SATURDAY SALE PRICES.
Lean Fresh Shoulders (Small) 24c lb.
Small Lean Fresh Pork Loins, Fresh Hams,
Hocks, Heads, Tails, Ears, Bones, Spare Ribs, Sau
sage Meat and Leaf Lard.
Good Chuck Roasts of Beef. . .' . . 18c to 20c K.
anod Pot Roasts of Beef 18c lb.
3 Prime Cuts of Beef 22c, 24Ci 26c and 28c K.
Vermont Oleomargarine 29 C lb.
Vermont Butter 50c lb.
Bulk Peanut Butter 23 C lb.
Pure Lard 32 C R.
WAR SAVINGS STAMPS SOLD HERE.
SALVATION ARMY WAR FUND
First to the front and last to ask funds, j
Give what you can as soon as you can.
STATE AND BANK EAST MAIN STS.
982 MAIN STREET
THE NEW SPRING SHOES
The new Shoes for Spring are here in great
MEN'S, WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S
Women's Tan and Black Oxford, Patent and
Dull Leather Pumps, and High Cut Shoes. The new
Cuban heel is extremely popular. Men's Oxford and
High Shoes in Eoko Brown, Tans and Dull Leathers.
A PAIR FOR EVERY PURSE
WE SHOE THE ENTIRE FAMILY.
THE HOUSE OF BETTER SHOES.
brought together a party of 130 and
proved a very enjoyable affair.
George Freeman, a colored youth
of the Center, has been engaged as
janitor of the town hall, being the
fourth to hold the position since last
Miss Emily Hill, an elderly resident
of the Ridge, has been seriously ill
with Brighfs disease at the home
of her sister in Derby, but is now
x William Kennedy moved this week
irom the Patrick Green place to the
house of Henry J- Foreman, which
the latter vacated when his new resi
dence was built.
Clinton Sanford and Joel Godfrey
were summoned to Bridgeport last
week for jury duty in the Superior
At the Center Methodist church last
Sunday Clarence and Viola Favereau
were baptized and received into pro
bationary membership and Harry
lies joined by letter from a Westport
Notices to those on the personal tax
list, members of the Home Guard not
being included, were sent oat this
week by Collector Muennich."
New Haven, March 1 For
Bridgeport and vicinity: Gener
ally fair tonight and Friday.
Connecticut: Cloudy tonight;
Friday fair and slightly warmer
in the interior; fresh to strong
north winds, diminishing by Fri
The eastern depression has
moved southeastward to the
middle Atlantic coast. There has
been general precipitation east
of the Mississippi river during
last 24 hours. A moderate low
area is central north of Minne
sota and the pressure is also be
low normal in the southwest.
Temperatures are generally some
what lower this morning in the
Conditions favor for this vicin
ity unsettled weatbtT, followed by
fair and slightly colder.
mi Main Standi49 airfield Ave.
Bridgeport's Busy Cash Store
Only two days left to share in this splendid
opportunity to save!
The three days of the Remnant Sale have filled
the store with throngs of busy shoppers all realiz
ing that here are to be had wonderful bargains on
good desirable remnants and odd lots.
Silks and Dress
REMNANTS of silks and dress
goods may be had at this sale at
much lower prices than you will
ordinarily pay. All lengths from
pieces suitable for trimmings to
dress patterns. Marked at remnant
27 INCH PLAIN AND FANCY
VOILES good patterns and colors
40 INCH FANCY AND PLAIN
VOILES very fine quail- 1 Cn
ties Regular 25c
36 INCH PRINTED KIMONO
FLANNELLETTES good weight,
nice patterns. Regular IQm
36 INCH PERCALES in stripes
and figures good assortment of
patterns Regular 19 C
GALATEA, GINGHAMS AND
HEAVY COMBRAY REMNANTS
for school dresses. Regu- 7g'
lar 19c and 22c
SERPENTINE CREPES in good
assortment of plain colors and
printed effects. Regular 1Q
32 INCH SHIRTING MADRAS
good patterns excellent for men's
shirts or boy's waists. Reg- 1 Cj
36 INCH SERGES in white or
blacl Regular 19 C
A shipment of Smilh
Murray Co. banks.
Special at 29c
42x36 PILLOW CASES 1C
HICK TOWELS in odd sizes
just ' the think for kitchen E
BLEACHED TURKISH TOW.
ELS good size and weight
Regular 12 c ..
FANCY TURKISH TOWELS in
guest sizes good A-
36 INCH BLEACHED MUSLIN
REMNANTS good and strong
40 INCH UNBLEACHED COT
TONS extra heavy weight, f C
Regular 19c v
HALF LINEN TOWELING
very close weave excellent wear
ing quality Regular 4CP
FULL SIZE CROCHET BED
SPREADS of good CI CfJ
LOT OF SILK GLOVES Regu
lar 50c and
WHITE KID GLOVES with
heavy black stitch- 51 39
LOT OF KID GLOVES in
white, tan, and pearl. Regular
$1.50 to $1.69 tt fkfy
Slightly imperfect. " W
LONG BLACK SILK GLOVES
of f!d 55 c
ODD RUGS in various patterns
Sizes 12x15 9x12 8-3x10-6 and
6x9 at OFF REGULAR PRICES.
REMNANTS OF INLAID CORK
LINOLEUM 6 to 15 yd. lengths.
Regular $1 square 7Q.
REMNANTS OF FELT BASE
LINOLEUM and congoleum Reg
ular 39c and 45c sq. 90 so.
REMNANTS OF SCRIM, SWISS
AND MADRAS AT 1-3 OFF.
REMNANTS OF CRETONNES
25c and 29c values,
ODD LOTS OF CURTAINS 2, 3
or 4 pairs of scrim, madras and
lace curtains, at off regular
REMNANTS OF EXTRA FINE
QUALITY fancy bordered scrim
8 to 16 yard lengths, value OCp
29c and 35c yd.
REMNANTS OF COUCH COV
ERS 1-3, 1-2 and 3-4 size sample
pieces of 50 and 60 inch Couch
Covers. Special 4Em to 7C
MERCERIZED MENDING COT
TON in black, tan and navy, C g
45 yard spools 2 for
MACHINE OIL good Q
quality. Regular 10c "
ASBESTOS IRON HOLD- 4 A.
ERS Reg. 5c 3 for
DUST CAPS MANY
SEW-ON HOSE SUP
SHOE TREES good size.
DARNING COTTON in white,
black and tan. 10 C
The Sale of
Is bringing to us many enthusiastic shoppers realiz
ing that this opportunity to buy these dresses at low
er than usual price is too important to miss. It will
pay you to secure one or more of these dresses for
later use as well as for the present.
In Lenten Days
WHEN meals are cut
down, due both to food
conservation and Lenten re
strictions, a cur of Van
Dyk's splendid tea will turn
them irom semi-tasts, to
Try our 45c Tea
Light on the purse
Delightful to drink
Every one guaranteed
Nut Butterine lb. 32c
Best June Butter lb. 54c
While Milk Cheese lb. 33c
Germany is preparing a nicely
browned and luscious looking wood I
I doughnut in the form of peace terms
It to tempt the world with April 1st.
FOR COUGHS AND COLDS
Hake a prompt and etfectire temedr-ma
that act oakklr a1 contalM DO opiates.
Yoa can ret such a remedy br ukinc tat
whsplppihM. St. mUSam
I fcJvf Or.JOr St.afu
ESTABLISHED IN 186S
Right now during the Lenten Season we are featuring
a most gorgeous stock of Rosary Beads.
Some are of Silver, others of Gold and still others Gold
filled while the beads themselves are in various stones
and colors. . .
We urge our patrons and friends to view, this stock
which we are sure cannot be duplicated anywhere in this
Priced $2.25 to $35.00
G. W. Fairchild & Sons, Inc.
997 MAIN ST ARCADE CORNER
:"At the Sign of the CbimcW
In a recent bulletin issued by the United States Bureau of Fisheries
the Department urges a more extensive use of the EULACHOTf (Pacific
Coast Smelt ) as a food fish. To quote from their bulletin, the EULACHOX
is described as "the finest food fish to the World tender, fragrant,
- On Tuesday we will have a quantity of these fish on sale at the low
price of 12c a lb. to introduce them.
We expect a heavy demand for these fish, which In some sections
are already favorably known. We urge you, if yon want to co-operate
with us in their distribution, to send your orders in early, as with the
limited quantity we will have,' it will be a case of "First come, first
HAYES FISH CO.
629 WATER STREET, BRIDGEPORT, CONN.
Telephone 11-2697 B-412. No Branch Market.'
These million hoys wanted for the
farms should take right hold, as they
will thereby attain muscular vigor
that will help them play football a lot
better next fall. .
It is denied that the Russians aren't,
doing anything to help the allies, aa,
they are at least willing to eat up
a good deal of the food so the Oer-i
mans won't get it all.
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