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HIE TIMES: FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 1920
HOWLANDS Entrances in Main Street. Fairfield Avenue, ana Cannon Sum LEGION MEN IN STRATFORD PLAN DANCE APR. 12 Hridgepcet, Oorrn Friday, March 19, 1996 Forecast: Increasing cloudiness Friday night or Saturday; warmer. TWO In (Special to The Times.) Stratford, March 19-. The memfoers of Anderson-Dunn-Kochis Post, Amer ican Legion, are arranging for a dance which wll toe gl-ren in Red Men's hall on the evening of April 12 aid It is ex pected that the function will be one of the moat popular events, of the sea son. Several special attractions will be arranged for, among others being a canteen. The committee of which Merritt VanOerbilt is the chairman will announce in a few days the en tire program for the event. Oljle Tenney has at this early date announced his candidacy for the office of tree and dog warden. Mr. Tenney who Is the well known trackman will if appointed to the offices adopt a evry unique system in whereby the hides from the dogs will be tanned at his expense and made into shoes which will be given to the members of the police and fire departments free of charge. The wood from the old trees around town will be according to Mr. Tenney given to the poor fam ilies of the town gratis. Tfee members of Oronoqo lodge ol Odd FteHows are planning & fraternal visit to Housa tonic lodge of Derby on Monday evening of next week. The trip will be made by trolley, a special ear leaving the center at 7:50 p. m. A meeting of the board of selectmen was held In their office in the town bonding las teveniag when routine matters were taken care of. Reports were heard relative to the assessments on property owners along Bnrnum avenue for the new eurtb instaHeti last summer. Only eleven of those taxed had remitted and it is expected that liens will be put on the property un less settlements are made in the near Catare. The many friends of Attorney How ard W. CflrtiB and EL Karle Oariick wtS be interested to learn that they have associated for the practice of law under the firm name of Garlick and Curtis. Hiey will be located in the Security building in Bridgeport. The otS Loco chemical which has been in use in the local fire depart ment since Chief Alien Judson was appointed chief about 13 years ago has been sent to the factory where it will be given a thorough overhauling and repainted. This is the first repairs of any amount that has been made to the chemical since it was purchased. It was erroneously announced In this column last evening that the Democratic caucus would toe held on Thursday evening at next week, when it should have read Tuesday evening. March 2S, , A meeting of the StratfoWl Realty company was held in their office in Xjinden avenue last evening. Dr. jx Williams has rented the office recently vacated in the Tut tie build ing by Ir. Rosenkrans and will open dental parlors in the near future. iDss Grace Beers of Bridgeport waj a vilsbor with friends in Stratford yes terday afternoon. Arthur Beardsley Sutton avenue win spend the week-end with friends in Boston. Mass. OOgmZ C. ROCXWmZ plumbing and heating; jobbing a specialty. Corner Main and HSknde avenue, Stratford- Dletf yOR SALE: 8 room house hardwood floor, hot water. near. eieraxin i lights, gas and garage. Lot 60x110 I in Devon. Price s.ooo. .reter Gleason, 2980 Main street. Strat ford, Phone. FIFTH DISTRICT DEMOCRATS PLAY PINOCHLE ROUND The Fifth District Democratic club played oft the third round In their pinochle tournament last evening and Team No. 4 comprising EL Dancer and A. Croesman is leading- The tourna ment will come to an end next Thurs day evening and after that date the Fifth District will be open to meet any other Democratic club in the city for a pinochle tournament. Any club accepting this challenge may com municate with Mr. M Small, chair man of the social and recreation com mittee. To Beat a Cough Take HATES' HEALING HONEY. SSc Adv, LOW PROGRESS IN CHEMISTRY New Tor. Marcft IS. njneimstry becoming more and more important Sn its relation to everyday life, as Shown D tne new y"" between it and American industry . . . T. . . .. , nf n .1 i . T which will aippear at tne spring meet ing of the American Chemical Society, to be held at St. Louis, from April 12 to 17, inclusive. An advance program of the meeting was issued yesterday. One of the newest phases appears in the organization of a new section of leather chemistry, which is to take place at the approaching meeting. The hiyh price of leather has put the chemist on his mettle to discover methods of tanning hides and skins not hitherto utilized Manufacturers in their efforts to produce enough footwear for the American people are constantly seeking new ways of using the fabrics which nature has provided. The American people are even getting shoes from the sea. for chemists have devised means through which the skins of shark and other fish may be no-.v made serviceable. New vegetable substances also are being experiment ed with to hasten and perfect tanning processes, and on the program is an Important paper on this subject. In St. Louis also will meet for the first time the new section in sugar DANGER IN WET FEET -vou can avoid colds by taking Father John s atrerurth. Adv. Medicine Garlick and Curtis Join Law Business Select men Meet See these smart coats and dresses. Not once in a while but practically every day, more things arive to convince women that it pays to see How land clothes first. Coats with distinguished air, for example $29.50. Of fine soft firm wool velour, with back cleverly pleated in new effect, belted with big pockets given finer effect by large buttons, lined with rich silk in fancy pattern and color. And of the new 36-inch model which is so satisfac tory to great majority of women tOQ r Navy serge dresses of $19.50. One style with a short tunic, braided in unique fancy tasnion, belted a really fancy dress of pleasing effect. The other style on the overblouse order with little ripple giving overblouse an in silk and m quietly rich fashion. Completed by girdle of luminous silken cord a dress of a.q fin quiet richness. piy.5U. Second Women's clever pointed shoes. Yes, the newest and the smartest of the Spring low shoes for women have pointed toes. Not halfway point ed but genuine long pointed toes of fine effect. Slip on a pair; see what welcome change they are. Tan Vic; single-eyelet ribbon ties, plain toe, French heel $11. Black suede ribbon ties, one eyelet, plain toe $12. Patent coltskin and black Vici ribbon ties, one eve let $10. Tan Russia calf brogue oxfords, fancy perforations on vamp give wing-tip effect $13. Tan Russia calf oxfords with Cuban heel $12. Bach dark brown calfskin oxfords $10. Main floor, rear. Charming new beauty veils. Butterflies flutter on some of the new veilings. On others there are great ef- -i i , , . feCtlVe DeaUty-SpOtS. Here are clusters ol dots, nere borders of chenille. And here are all sorts of fancy meshes. Even do some of the taupe and brown veilings have dots in colors ! But it's so varied a collec tion- and so prettv that it deserves especially the visit this invites you to make, 25c to $1.50 yd. Finished veils in black and color, scroll and fancy and chenille borders and allover patterns upon filet and fancy meshes 75c to $3.50. Center aisle, front. Let Ouija talk to you! Great fun, if nothing else. And there may be real foundation for some folks' , v.. i i UtJlliJl Uiai VSUJ.jeV.uaH UiyS - terioUS BOWBT to reveal i . tningS. Newer ones have a new type of hand-rest and they are ready at $1.50. Fourth floor. chemistry. The development of the manufacture of both cane and beet sugar in the United' States may pre- vent a saccharine scarcity and has greatly stimulated chemical research. There will also be exhibited at the meeting the new American made nac charimeter. an instrument devised for the testing of sugar. Hithereo such an apparatus came from foreign sources. As the extension of the American dye industry is of great commercial importance, as well preparation for war. factor in here will be uiuiuiinucn ajscussion ax tne meeting con- omciauy welcomed 'by Henry W. Kiel, cerning the future of tms branch of whose theme will be "Victory and its with narrow belt, equipped two charming new styles extra charm Embroidered ! floor. Boys' and Girls book bargains. Routed out a bunch of stories for boys and girls; the worse in appearance on the outside because of hand ling or showing. Not harmed in interest and that is what counts ! James Otis's Boy Spies and Navy Boys series, regu lar 50c 35c. Girls' books of many titles, were 75c to $1,50 50c and 75c. Odd books for boys, num ber of them, were 75c to $1.50 50c and 75c. Main floor, rear. Boys special Shoes $3.85. Limited lot of regular $5 shoes for boys $3.85. Tan elskin with stout plk l- TO,0,,. 1 ouico, uiuluci vux PWmt HhriPR tnn rw KIsirV i special tanned leather Real $5 shoes in all but their special price of $3.85. Main floor, rear. chemical manufactures. It is estimat ! ei that 75 per cent, of the manufac- 1 turers in the United States require dyes. ne members of the society will be mayor of St. Louis, and Dr. W. Xoyes, president of the organization, Win respond to his greeting. At the genera! meeting to be held in the Hotel Statler, an address will be made 'by E. P. Costigan, of the Tariff Com mission, who will speak on "Chemical Industry and Legislation." Dr. Chas. H. Herty, editor of the Journal of In dustrial and Engineering Chemistrv. Shop every day before 6. Sewingmachine to vou for $1. Sit down here at the store four machines offered in the fnv vonrsf1f smoothly and quietly. See stitch it takes. Then let us show you how well it is built, how ball bearings give that quiet smoothness. Note the careful way it is finished, the good wood work e the cabinet. Raise and lower the drop-head; you'll uiscover that there is no sticking or strain. And then you may join the Howland club and have the machine you most like sent to your home on payment of the first club fee of one dollar. That dollar is not an extra charge for membership in the club. It is applied at once on the price of the machine just the store's regular cash price. But you will pay it in small amounts at convenient intervals. Not a dollar nor a cent extra! Free machines 6-drawer cabinet, ball bear ings in many places, finely finished $59 Improved. New Royal niachines, colonial design, 6 drawer cabinet with auto matic drop head 39.50 Third Black stockings of light weight. For j women: -fine black . , . .! cotton stockings wiuu muuis. seam, deep of color I smooth of fit 65c. For children: excellent mercerised lisle stockings, lustrous black, light weight 75c. Just two from a-dozen- ,and-one seasonable sorts Left aisle, rear. HOWLAND DRY GOODS Responsibilities," will discuss the mis sion of chemistry in th's era in which the industrial life of the nation is quickening. It is expected that the meeting will be one ol the largest in the history of the society, owing to the importance of St. Louis as a center of the, chem ical and drug trade and also to the Increasing dependence of all forms of industry upon chemicai research. The membership of the organization is now more than 14,000, and it lias near ly tripled in the last ten years. It is expected that by the close of liO, ac cording to the present rate of increase, it will exceed 15.000. and sew on any one of the Howland club. how easilv each runs, how your yourself what an even Free cabinet machines, handsome in model and finish, automatic drop head $89 New England machines, drop head with hand lift, four drawer cab inet $2950 Floor. Double-Service nign-school suits. New and fine for boys who are growing to young-man- j ond. and; Double-Service suits with jtwo pairs of long trousers. Regular young - manly ; suits, with smart new-model vest and coat cut to nt youthful figure but with true manliness in every square inch. Handsome woolen mix tures in gray brown, tan and green, sizes 16 to 20 $38. Front basement. Making Kalahari a UaiUcii "All Africa needs," every one from Africa says, "is more water and more good people." Turning the vast Kal ahari Desert in South Africa into a garden spot is one pf the new pro jects. This desert covers some 300, 000 square miies, and is sandy and dry beyond any present use. It is proposed by irrigation to bring into being in this immense area a lake twice as big as Lake Erie. The Chobe River in the long ago ran through the Kalahari Desert and the propo sition is to dam up its present course and turn it back to become the agenc High time to pick suit, Men! Sunday the 21st is the first day of Spring. Two weeks from that day is Easter Sunday. Indeed it is high time to choose suit! And there is fine lot of suits for men to choose from here. Kuppenheimer suits lead the list. In fact, they lead the procession all over the land. Pure wool fabrics, thorough careful tailoring, splen did sensible styles, through-nd-through goodness. Other good suits, too built for us by competent tailors. Plenty of good worsteds, tasteful soft cheviots, ex cellent serges. r 111 ill m m or good pattern tnat a man could ass G'Zfi a. cyi to choose from sOU to 3 1. . Springish shades, quiet dark mixtures every sort Main floor, rear. Some remarkable shirts at $2.50. One great big unusual lot of shirts for men who ap preciate fabric, good fit, good patterns and special price. FIRST the patterns. Such as make a hit with men of taste. For they are all in stripes of gray blue la vender and black. Some even and narrow, some in groups. SECOND the fabric. A fine smooth even percale, but very firm and destined to give great wear. THIRD the value. Such shirts today are worth one dollar more. Is a dollar worth saving? Make choice promptly. There is a big lot but men are going to snap them up eagerly at $2.50 Handsome new ties that are going to make men look as bright and cheerfuls a Spring itself! A lot of them, and a lot of different color combinations $1. Springlike socks of fine mercerised lisle yarn in light colors and in black 50c. Gray lighter shirts and drawers to go with changing season. Of very comfortable fit $1.50; union suits fine cotton yarn $2 and $2.50. Right aisle, front. Brigbt little Spring kerchiefs. Very sorts that women will like most because they have touch of some charm- ing Spring hue. A number of novel terns at 25c. pat- Quite a number with little colored figure in corner 19c. In quieter tone pure white with edge of lace or with self embroidery in cor ner 35c. Center aisle, rear. CO. for making happy homes for the thousands of immigrants that are to be attracted. Rivers and lakes disappear in the Dark Continent. It seems as though much of the vast territory of the ontinent might dry up and become j.s Sahara and Kalahari. Lake Ngam n British South Africa was describe iy Livingstone as a vast inland set. ,ow it has become a body of wau -ome twenty miles long and but nv niles wide. Once there were lar . ivers in this region; now they a one. At times in heavy rains, ti Fine Frencb kid gloves $3.50 Soft and supple and fine grained kid. Of true French e-jreell- !ence, both in making and fit and appearance. White or black, either with self or contrasting em- broidery $3.50. Novel chamois gloves in the true yellowish color of chamois. Laundered easily and without harm; quite smart $2.50. Children's pretty Easter gloves if lambskin tanned to look like kid. Handsome shade of tan $2.50 and $3. Center aisle, rear. level of the country is covered with water as far as the eye can see; but it quickly dries up. The estimate is made that in a hundred years this action of Africa will be seemingly a peless desert like the Sahara. mm r iMiht Morning -h eepYourEyes loan. rCleai HeelthV lobU Murt Co-0.ui.