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THE TIMKSt MAT 21, 1919
OK D ro Kea
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At42 oiMtlnc of tJv Fort Tram
bait fl company last night, arrange
ments "rere made for the holdlnir of a
frte of dance at the fire house dur
omt the ooralnir months bescinnlni?
May 19- There will be special social
features at each dance.
Th flnMilns; of the hurt, o-f the rtJps
at the shipyard will throw quite a
snmbtr of carpnera living In Mil-
far. J oat of work but some of them
have been ooaged by the Lake Tor
pedo Boat Co. of Bridgeport. Tha
Lake teopla believe that It will not be
cimeti't to change a good ship car
rmtef to an Iron worker In their
Quits anm was realised by the
Tuesday Afternoon club at their en
t rtalnment yesterday afternoon fot
tiie benefit of the Visiting; Nurses as
sociation. i
The Tower theatre nt Walnut
Heech Is telnr redecorna d by
JVTllford firm of Collins A Smith
The program at the Memorial Ta
will consist of a parade rrom in
headquarters of the Improvement As
sociation on Naugatuck avenue tu
Liberty Rock. In the procession will
be headed by the Devon Fife and
Drum corps and wilt comprise the
Hose company, returned service men
Ked Cross, school children and prom
inent cltlsens. The exercises at the
a-u -will take nlace at 8:30 o'clock
where a new Has will be raised with
an. appropriate short address, salute
and music by the drum corps. ah
ceremonies will be brief and Jm
presslve, after which the procession
will return to the starting place and
disband in tlmo to allow all to at
tend the c.erelsea at Mllford cen
Postmaster Clark annoH-5 that In
a xhort time a bran" f'Stofflce will
be established Walnut Beach for
the aocommo-tlon of the shore resi
dent. X women's auxiliary of the Kort
rvumbull fire company will give
another entertainment at the Are
house Thursday night for the benefit
if the piano fund.
Tha convention, of the Daughters of
Castile held here Monday was the
largest and most successful conven
tion ever held In tha town. First
Selectman M. J. Cheney welcomed
h delegates to the town and Wil
liam B. McCarthy gave a very elo
quent and Interesting talk on the
"Good That Has Been Acompllshed
Curing the War by Catholic Women."
ThJs talk was the most interesting
nd talked of event of the meeting
and ir. .McCarthy's array of statistics
and stories convinced every one of
the wonderful Work of the Catholic
r Inner waa served by Mrs. Jones
fit the Mflford? Inn after the business
meeting. The menu waa good and
abundant. After dinner the following
officers were elected for the coming
year: Grand President, Mra C. Mc
Namu.o. of Houta Norwalk: (fund
secretary. Mm Mngrutre of New Brit
ain; grand treasurer, Miss Maun of
An lla. re-elected; grand monitor.
Mrs. Jamos Kennedy of Derby; grand
advocate. Mrs. M. I .a very of Bridge
port, f
After the meeting the" delegates
i pout the afternoon In sightseeing In
oars loaned by the residents of Mil-for-1.
Tille here the delegates were the
fruusts of Court Laurleton and were
much pleased by the attention nhown
them by the members and by the
people of 5tHford.
The committee of Court Laurelton
having charge of the convention were
Recent. Mrs. William Buckingham,
n'wlJrted hy Mrs. James Barney,
chairman: Mrs. Oerald Walsh, Miss
Ar.nle Phelan, Mrs. Fred felhour,
.fr. Pimm Mnlvlhlll, Mrs. William
O'Ifnra. Mrs. Oibson and Mrs. Shea
of Walnut Beach. The next conven
lon wtll be held at South Norwalk
In 1S21.
Von Kantzau Wants
Extension of Time to
Reply on Peace Pact
rContlryued rrom Pnjro One.)
tntt of the treaty of peace trans
mit ted by you contains no facts in
support of this view, no proof on the
subject is furnished therein. The
Oerrnan delegates, beg you to be so
pood as to communicate to them the
report of Allied and associated gov
ernments for the -purpose of establish
ing the responslWllty of the war.
"Accept, Mr. President, Etc.,
"Count von BrockdornT-Rantzaa.
All officers, soldiers, sailors ancl
marines of the World War are Invit
ed to attend n meeting to be held at
the Armory, Saturday, My 24th,
1919, t p. m.. to make arrangements
o participate in the parade and cere
monies of Memorial Day, May to.
191S, and dedication of a bronze tab
let, given by the city of Bridgeport in
memory of your comrades who (rave
their Uvea In tao service of their
for driving an automobile while
nder the lnflnenee of intoxicating
Iquor, Percy parnelly, age 34, of 10
Kenctnotte tnveet, was arrested last
nf. xht on Main street. In the city
col '.rt this morning the ease was ron--ilntiM
to May 24 and bonds fixed at
f 150.
The announcement that a new coal
vard was to be opened In Devon
caused great Joy among the residents
who hava been handicapped in re
cent years ?n obtaining their neces
sary supplier. There is no question
in the minds of the citizens of thla
end of the town that the new com
pany will do a large business and its
success seems to be assured from the
start. The new company Is to be
known as the Devon t'oal Co. and its
yards will be located on the property
of the Xew Haven railroad between
the east bound railroad station and
the former Dorman property, running
west from N'augatuck av. ue to tn
river. Specifications for the build
ln-r. epur track and other equipment
have been prepared and will be made
public in a short time.
The final meeting of the local
branch of the Red Cross association
was held yesterday afternoon at the
Devon Union church and was largely
Nenrlv all the work on
hand was finished and the few artl
cles that were left over were taken
home by some of the members to
flnleh. The meeting closed with a
reifli hour and the work of the
n:mt vaar was dlHCimaed. The work
f Vie local for the cast year has
been Tinder the direction of Mrs.
Theodore Boynton, chairman. There
is some wool on hand from the knlt
tinc section according: to the report
of Tr. Ifcinlel Avery, chairman of
the knlttlns department.
The Devon Hose company held their
recular meeting last night and ar
rangements for the Memorial Day
t,nrail were completed. The men
will meet in the fire iouse every
night and get the apparatus in shape
and USUI for the parade.
Selectman iRolert A. Syrett and wife
have been enteru:nlng Mrs. Syrett's.
niece. Mies Mamie Bringle of BufTaJ
N. Y.. -for the past few days. . Mi
Brlnc-le has .been visiting with rela
tives in Ulster and Brooklyn, but this
is her first visit to Connecticut.
Private Bertram Ij. Shalkop has re
turned to town after spending twelve
months in oversea service as a mem
l.er of Evacuation Hospital Corps,
Unit No. 4. He v.as given a military
dir.wrr by his parents. Mr. and Mrs.
William Shalkop of Central avenue
;non-g those present were Miss Es
ther Cox, Miss Dorothy Boardman,
Miss Dorotlwr Shalkop and Messrs
Myron Boardms.n, recently discharged
from the merchant marine, and Har
old Brurwell of the l";nd Machine Gun
Battalion. 26th Division, ariJi Private
IPrivate Shalkop yesterday returned
to his position It the post office and
was assigned to the route between
Fort Trumbull Beach and Walnut
The last of -the wooden ships will be
launched at the Housatonie ship yard
tomorrow afternoon at 3:45 o'clock
and will toe named the "'Albee." Oct
account of the lateness of the hour
the iboat will be taken to Bridgeport
where she will be docked overnight
and brought to jfo-rwalk the next day.
T"ECK rln this city, at The Btratneld,
Wednesday, May 21, 1!H, Mary
Curtla wWlow of Kugene B. Beck, in
?.ir 3jirt year.
ViO.TS Tn NicholsTuesday, May 20,
1919, William T. Lyons.
Friends are Invited to attend the
fnneral from the residence of hl
sister, Mrs.Kenry Alurirht.No. 1S43
Kaat Main street, on Friday, May
21, at 1:80 a. m., and, from St.
Charles' church at o'clock.
Burial In 8 Michael's cemetery.
Automobile eogtege. R21bp
JjORT Deposit tas 'book. No. 112861.
BrldjrepOTt Bavins Bank. Reward
for return tv bank. Application for
nw taook to replace same having
been made, any chtlma upon said
book must b presented to said bank
without delay, otherwise said book
will ha cancelled and closed and a
new book Issued in lieu' thereof .
Rlls t
SjOSTT Agent book. Polish newspa
persv last of iMmbm Reward
110. Grooery store, 340 Main Ft.
TO RBSNT North End, six room up-to-date
apartment. Adults only.
P. O. Fox 1. R31bp
yond the range of possibilities, and
Next Monday morning the Right
Rev. Chauncey B. Brewster, Bishop of
the diocese of Connecticut, will come
to this city to ordain Rev. Harold J.
Edwards of Middlotown and Rev. Da
vid R. Johns into the Episcopalian
priesthood. The Very Rev. William
Palmer Ladd, dean of Berkeley Di
vinity school, will preach the ordina
tion sermon. The aervlcea will be held!
at St. John's church.
Rev. Mr. Johns is a native of Aneo
nia and vas graduated from Berkeley
Divinity school in 191S. Rov. Mr. Ed
wards la a Bridgeport boy. He is the
son of IMr. and Mrs. Hanry W. Ed
wards of 3.571 Main street. He waa
graduated from Berkeley In 1918. Last
June he was ordained deacon and) In
July 1, 191. became assistant minister
at the Church, of tha Holy Trinity,
Mlddletown, where ,he Is stationed
now. The public is'' Invited to attend
Monday's ordination services.
IFOR SALE In ftna residential sec
tion.' ootoaff T rooms, modern 1m
p tenements, don bis floors hot wa-
Claiming to be a resident of 242
Holroyd avenue, Falco Rocco, was ar
rested yesterday afternoon by Motor
cycle Policeman JJarold Beardsley as
Rooco was leaving the Bridgeport
Auto Wrecking Co. driving a high
priced Sedan. He had offered to sell
the car for $890 which sum was not
onethlrd of its real value.
Rocco stole the car from a physi
cian in Philadelphia and drove It to
Bridgeport. The theft occurred on
May 1. The Philadelphia authori
ties have been notified of the arrest.
In the city court this morning Rcco
stated that he would not object to
going back to Philadelphia to answer
for tha theft but desired a trial In
Bridgeport. -The case was continued
to Saturday and bail was fixed at
Teaoher: "Now the head of the
Redskins la called a 'ohlef lsnt he 7
Well, now, can anyone of you tell me
what tha ahiers daughter la sailed T
Established 185J
May Sale of Summer Furniture
Reductions on Pictures Trunks and Bags
Apparel and Dress Goods
Vudor Screens,
Summer Bvugs,
Porch Chairs
Brown leed Furniture
Under the name of Summer Furniture, hut good for indoor living rooms
and bed rooms all the year round. The craftsmen of Belgium were the first to
make ithis reliable furniture. They had a way of treating the interior portions of
the cane which it very tough and strong. This method has extended to the United
States and the workmen here have adopted the foreign methods.
Chairs and Rockers, high backs, Circassian Walnut fin
ish, French cretonne coverings. Regular price $35.00,
Armchairs, walnut finish, French cretonne coverings.
Regular price $24.00.
Armchairs with magazine pockets on sides, French cre
tonne coverings. Regular $24.00.
. Luxurious Armchairs with spring seats, cretonne cover
ings. Regular price $22.50.
Armchairs, very luxurious, full spring seats and high
upholstered backs. Regular price $42.00.
Sets of four pieces, covered in richly colored cretonnes.
Settee, rocker and armchair with high backs, table
with glass top. Regular price $137.00.
Sets of three pieces covered in Japanese taffeta. Old ivoiy
finish, settee, rocker and armchair. Regular price
Sale price
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Sale price
Sale price
Sale price
Fourth floor.
Marked reductions on Pictures
The Sale has extended to the Picture Gallery on
the third floor, and any picture may be chosen and
purchased at twenty per cent, less than the regular
marked price. If you arc interested in
Pharaoh's Horses, regular $3.00 for $2.40
Dante's Dream, regular $3.75 for $3.00
The Last Supper, regular $3.50 for $2.80
St. Cecelia, regular $3.50 for $2.80
The Pot of Basil, regular $3.50 for $2.80
These are in antique gilt frames.
A Military Table attracts with
President Wilson
General Pershing
Regular 2.50
The Boy Christ
The Gleanere
Regular $1.25
General Foch and
Sir Douglas Haig
Sale price $2.00 each
Miss Simplicity
Sir Galahad
Sale price $1.00 each
The popular Fred Thompson pictures with coun
try scenes and Colonial mansions in natural colors are
always pleasing, and there issa special table set aside
for tthee.
Sepia Prints in single or panel pictures.
Less 20 per cent, from regular prices
Third floor.
Trunks and Bags
Th entire line of high grade Trunks and Bags Is
placed in this sale at special prices
Fibre and Cloth covered Trunks with round or
square edges
Wardrobe Trunks
Regular $35.00
Dress and Steamer Trunks
Regular $15.00
Bags and Suit Qases of cowhide in smooth and
fancy grains.
Walrus and Seal Bags and Cases, black and colors
Sale price $31.50
Sale price $36.00
Sale price $46.00
Sale price $54.40
Sals price $68.75
Sale price $13.50
Sale price $16.20
Sale price $18.00
Sale price $22.50
Sale price $27.00
Regular $15.00
-. $25.00
. $41.50
Sale Price $13.50
Sale -price $16.30
Sale price $22.50
Sale price $27.20
Sale price $32.15
Sale price $37.10
AH These
Housrhold Necessities
in the May Sale
Hair Iets in ca"p shape,
4 for 25 cts
Shoe Laces, black only,
4 cts a pair
Mending Cotton, color
ed, mercerized, finish,
4 cts a ball
Cube Pins, black and
8 cts each
Pearl Buttons, assorted
sizes, at
7 cts a card
Shears, nickel and ja
Steel Scissors and
panned handles,
75 cts a pair
Brassieres, shields at
- tached,
75 cts each
Notion Stock, main floor.
Pillow Cases, 42 x
38Y2, were 48 cts.
Sale price 42 cts
Sheets made from
fine muslin, 81 x
inches, were $1.75. -Sale
price $1.49
Muslin Sheeting,
inches, was 78 eta.
Sale price 69 cts
Unbleached Muslin,
fine quality, regular 35
Sale price 25 cts
Pillow Cases of. good
quality, hemmed, size
'42 x 36, were regularly
45 cts. ' .
Sale price 39 cts
Made by Warner Bros.
This exhibit of neces
sary garments for wom
en will be held through
out the week.
The main demonstra
tion in charge of an ex
pert is on the main floor,
center aisle.
A second exhibit is at
the Corset Section on
the second floor.
Sanitor Specialties for
women have been de
signed by medical. peo-
ple for the health and
comfort of women. The
protective qualities of
these goods have never
been equalled.
The belts and girdles
are safe, which never
pull or cause discom
fort. There are also dress
protectors in several de
sign. All are scientific
ally correct.
The Voile Dresse
Whether of plain col
or or novelty stripes or
figures seems to be an
important feature of the
Voile is pre-eminently
a warm weather fab
ric. It is agreeable to
wear and looks as a
summer dress should
a simple frock with a
ruffle or two, or three
a flounce or so, and may-1
be a sash and fichu.
Quaint and charming,'
Second floor.
Don't miss the Shoes
On hundred pairs Women's Pumps in patent, dull
and colored kid. White canvas Oxfords arid Boots in
this group. The former pricqs were $5.00 to $6.50,
Seventy-five pairs Women's Boudoir Slippers,
several colors. Not all sizes,
- Children's canvas button Shoes, not all sizes, but
from 5 vears to big girls size 6,
$1.95 to $3.45
according to size.
Children's genuine Cordovan Play Oxfords. Real
Sizes 6 to 8, Sale price $1.49
9 to 11, Sale price $1.69
12 .to 2, Sale price $1.99
Little Boys' Shoes of fine quality tan, lace models,
made with Goodyear welt soles,
$3.85 Very special
Main floor.
Little Boys' Suits
Broken lots and sizes, some slightly soiled
"Oliver Twist" Suits for 5 and 6 years, were $4.00.
Sale price $2.69
Khaki Suits which were $5.00 ' for $3.95
Little "green coat" Suits for 2 and 3 years, . $2.50
"White coat" Suits with either pink or yellow trim
ming. These are counter soiled. Sale price $2.75
Creepers of pink and blue striped seersucker, sizes for
1 and 2 years, " 89 cts
Children's Shop, second floor.
Gorgeous Vases
of pottery -
Ideal for Wedding Gifts
These large vases are fifteen inches tall and dec
orated with gilt and hand painted panels after the '
French style. They are very ornamental and will be ,
useful for large bouquets or brancbesof 'flowe,r!ke-e
quiring a large receptacle. A ' "
Price $3.50
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