THE BRIDGEPORT TIMES
Friday, July 29, 1921
Big Time At Fairfield
County Home Yesterday;
Dedicate Athletic Field
(By "Fax" Iudlow.)
. "You baacfcall fans! Just keep
your eyes peeled,' arid watch out for
those box scores about 10 years from
now "Bulger will pitch, and Drake
will catch." TXmpa McLaughlin may
still., be dolus business and if he is
you will hear these names wafted
over the low tide breezes at Newfield
park. For Bulger and Drake .have
signified their intention of starting
their career " with Bridgeport. Bight
now they are just about the whole
works of the kids team at the Fair
field County Home at Norwalk, and
between their natural ability and a
little trickery that got-by the um
pire the kids dedicated their new
athletic field by trimming Charlie
Hart's Stars to the tune of. 21 to 14.
The need of a play field has always
been apparent, and after a lot of
work the place is a reality, backstop
and everything. An that Is needed
now is a chest protector, a mask, a
few more gloves, and a couple of light
.bats for the smaller fry. The good
people of Norwalk have given enough
equipment for a flying start, and the
kid3 - have it in mind that "Babe""
Ruth got his start in a children's
Equipment that was lacking yester
day was loaned by the General Electric-
team, and the fun was off when
Jim Holt hit the first ball in the
zrn r-'i 1 HiiHirfifln Wlltnn n rf Inst
it for a home run. Incidentally, he
lost 25 pounds circling the bases, but
anyone who knows "im" realises that
25 pounds more or less is nothing In
his young life.
Immediately after Tom Flaherty
nolihed u-n fre base line bv a. elide
into second base. He - kicked the
sack into left field and was out. A
moment later he nearly wenit out for
count when he caugnt a fly on his
Adam's apple, and the ball bounced
into center neia ror a two nagger.
This was right after Frank Braith-
sist when a ball bounced off his neck
into left field and jjouis rrawn
caught it for a put out.
white, until the kids staged a rally
in tne tmra inning. iiumg
ning the smaller children were taken
ortH vhm their came back
the kids were still batting. - Hott was
lifted as a pitcnier ana xnii xi"wn
l- a,;c .1 Up waft n.wful. It
was alleged that the two bij?gest boys
were doing all of the batting whole
the little leuows am ""J"-'-
Thie umpire was appealed to but he
t t v. ifFaraniA because
the kids were all dressed alike and
besides the sun was in nis eyre.
i A innrturp the two orei
tiest school teachers at the home.
320 State St., Bet. Broad and Lafayette Sts
TKIj. BAR. 4916.
i Small Jjegs Genuine
Ib. . . .
f Chops.. . 25c lb
Spring Iamb for
Pot Fie. . 8c lb
;Lamb .. 16c lb
; Smoked Sliouldcrs
, - q6y2c lb
Roasts. . 18c lb
Roasts . . 18c lb
Roasts. . 20c lb
Roasts 12c lb
Fresh liean Soup
Meat .... 5c lb
Fresh Dean Chopped
Beef. . 12y2c lb
"Rex" Sugar Cured
Bacon . . 20c lb
who had been keeping "score.left, and
the sunshine immediately went out
of the game. In fact, clouds began
to gather in short order, and before
everyone could get- under cover an
A. No. 1 storm broke and stopped
the batting rally. , There was a
scurry for cover and Mrs. Emily
Crawford .picked up "Lil Arthur Mc
Ginty, three years old next Marcl,
and headed for the house. Holt fol
lowed and lost another 25 pounds
on the grade. Bill Steinke was a
W. O. . I.,., but two other fellows, do
ing a "sister" act under the name
of Eagan and Flaherty, made .up the
The most thoughtful man in the
vicinity was "William J. Crawford,
superintendent He knew Just what
was going to happen. When the
storm was over and the beaten ball
players crawled out from under the
principal Ford in Norwalk, he had
the greatest array of dry shirts in
captivity, all draped pn a couch for
the Bridgeport team, was thorough
ly soaked. Any man that can
sccare up that many clean shirts on
short notice must be wealthy. One
little fellow drew a sport shirt so
big for him that Mrs. Crawford,
the matron thought if was a nightie
and started to put him to bed with
IM Arthur McGinty is the young
est of the children. His two older
sisters are also at the home. He
was the mascot of the team, but re
fused to be interviewed last night.
Bulger made a speech and apologized
for the beating his team gave the vis
itors. He got no further for the
rest of the boys and girls cheered for
The pleasantest part of the even
ing, outside of possibly the supper,
was when the well known Criterion
quartet put on a iprogram in the
school opera bouse, billed by Bill
Brown, that will keep the children
happy until Christmas rolls around
and the quarett make their annual
xuletide visit to entertain. There is
no place the quartet visits where
there offerings are more appreciated.
James Holt, bass; ILiOuis Fenton,
first tenor; George Tordoff, baritone,
and George Xrush. second tenor, form
the musical organization, with Frank
Bralthwaite. doing recitations, an
nouncements and adding to the
"-Dep." Braithwaite is- also (known
as "Alibi Al," the . man who eats
cheese with a soup spoon.
The quartet, always in demand.
filling - many singing engagements
throughout the State, are already en
gaged for next Flag Day by the Wa
terbury Elks, and sometimes sing for
the Columbia records, as well as over
the Poli circuit, but their Christmas
engagement is always at the Norwalk
home. Right now those kids are
wishing their lives away, wanting
Christmas to come so that they can
have more fun. Braithwait's newest
recitation, a "razz" on the circus that
has no parade, was the big hit of
the evening, for the orphans missed
their annual peep at the elephant this
year, and they will never quite for
give the circus that didn't have any
The dedication was a big success,
and it was nearly midnight when the
music was over, and the sleepy
urchins, including one little fellow
suffering with prickly heat, got quiet
and things were reported "back to
normalcy." The thunder storm . dur
ing the evening passed by without no
tice' because there was so much noise
niHiue ine - Duiiaing-wnen tne men cua
nimrintr ' T- ... ! m.M ' ' a v. ;
happy day finally came to an end.
TV J 1 . : J . l ,
- aiua were jusi as nappy as
the little boys and girls that have
nothing to do but eat and sleep, play
and keep clean, and do' their little
bit to help Mr. and Mrs. Crawford
keep things neat and orderly.
The boys who play on the ball
team are Drake, Bulger, Blair, Wagner,-
Goldspink, Ronglione, Ember,
Bartram, Strain, and McGinty. '
The men from Bridgeport who did
their darndest to play ball were
James Holt, Paul "Jones Egan, Tom
Flaherty. Louis Fenton, Charlie Hart,
Frank Ttraithwait I rn rf-t
- J. j.. 1CLW
ford, Bill Brown,- George Tordoff,
George Lush, Fax-Roger L., and Wil
liam Haefner. .
Fancy Fresh Killed
Veal ... 18c lb
VeaL-r-T 25c lb
Chops .. 28c lb
Fresh Jersey Pork
Loins . . . 20c lb
Chops . . 20c lb
Domino sugar Washington market !M,Rar la
10 lbs! 61c I is63 main st. 1 Bacon .... 20c
Open Saturdays Till 9 P. M. I
Degs JVUlk Fed
Sirloin and Round
Steak . . 25c
Hamburg .... 25c
Liver . 10c
1 Roast MSc
Chops . .. . . . . 25c
Lamb . . . .- . 10c
Shoulders . . . 15c
Stratford Avenue, Corner Carroll Avenue
HAS NO BRANCHES
Buy Tour Meats at the Boston Public Market This
Week. It Pay You Well.
Our nrices am very low." Our Quality Is the very best. Our stock
J Is complete and. attractively displayed under glass and tagged with
prices which assure you absolute satisfaction.
OTJR SATURDAY SPECIAL
Breast Spring 1f)f
Iamb ... lb V
Clods Roast Ib
Breast of Veal for
Stuffing.. lb '20C
Lean Pork OOrl
"OPEN HOUSE" AT CLUB
."Open House" will be held tonight
at the club-house of the sixth district
Republican club on North Main St.,
an entertainment including music and
sports having been planned by the
committee in charge. The club has
perfected its plans for extensive
Americanization work in the district
L8 ben.ei; of the non-English
speaking residents. Lectures in -Italian,
Yiddish and other foreign lan
guages hav been , engaged to explain
the advantages of citizenship to the
aliens of the neighborhood
Owing to the high cost of timber
in China, railways sleepers and elec
trie transmission poles are being made
of reinforced concrete.
During the last ten years the num
ber of women wage earners in the
United States has increased fifty per
cent. " ,
B U T T E R
Genuine Spring Lamb Forequarters Spring
Legs ... ib 29c xamb " 16 18c
Lean Tender 1Q. Prime Rib Igr
Steaks ... lb OC Roast ...lb
Loin and Rib Q. Shoulder of Milk Fed
Veal Chops lb Veal - - K 32 C
Lean Fresh "fl Z ,
Shoulder., lb iOC I'f1 1 ork 20C
Rump of Milk Fed . , "
Veal .... lb TeaSTlb 15C
Lean Ham- OEp Boston Roll "B VB
burger 2 lbs. Roast ... lb
Lean Smoked Igp Home Made 25 C
Shoulder., lb Sausage., lb
Beef .. . lb
Lean Chuck 4 5
Victory Brand OOe
Our delicious Corned Beef will be a treat to you. Buy a piece
for your Sunday dinner, a trial piece will convince you. Our Corned
Beef is different-
10 lbs. Fine Granulated Sugar..
Williams Root Beer
Fat Salt H f -1
Smoked ! Ramp Corned I . , j ga
3 Shoulder . . 16Vic Beef 15c Pork lie g
j 296Fair,eld Ave. 2&S0 JSiaui"i.
j 'TZJT7W ;Y5I2lS.X&&: 'ifllAhm il M
if J Pure GRANULATED GOLD MEDAL Pj
l- 1 arm. a t t aa I "RTTT"TT?T? a a I J
j 8 SUNBEAM MILK I MAGNOLIA MILK 1
U Can 11C I Can 15
l S )
1 Chase & Sanborn's t PREMIER II
i 1 COFFEE jac ; DRESSING QJ7C J
: lib Carton ! large bottle dfl Li
! ? H B t m t l
k WISCONSIN PEAS PRIDE OF CARROL $
' No. 2 -S A 1.C I CORN 4 Qc A $
j Can JLI2 No..2can J.O . I
I i" FEDERAL JAMS H ROYAL SCARLET m $
13 Oz. -a pyc I JAMS -c j 1
i Jar J. i 15 Oz. Jar aV - A 1
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! PREMIER QP?c ? GEISHA CRAB M
! LOBSTER Can 3 49
1 ! PAPER 6)RC BROOMS QQc I M
7cRoU fJP j No. 7 j
BALL MASON J(C 1 GOOD LUCK ftc 3
j JARS Qt. & I JAR RUBBERS f i.
LUX Ac 1 RINSO lc i "I
Pkg. JLU Pkg. t5"2 f
M..II uuwumiji.njii n,,.., ;uiHm4ijj.4ii,i., m. . m.un iuy..'
: 'ntf1t8-i&lOTI8iih"ihi m r n ini'i ...mi '
FELS NAPTHA E KIRKMAN'S fi
I SOAP JLcpS0AP- filCfi
; Bar CP 2 I Bar O 2 I j
Lobster .... - -can
Iressing .... Bot.
Salad Oil. . full gaL
We have the very best Italian
Milk ............. can
Tall Milk can
Lima Beans ..... 2 cans
Kcllog'g's Corn Flakes Qe
or Post Toasties .... pkg.
' Fruit and Vegetables at very
LAMB SALE !
Bright, Tender, Yearlin;
To Roast, lb. .......
LOINS . 1 Ar
To Bake.' lb llTw
For Stew, Ib.
Root Beer Ext. bot. :. .
Grape Juice, pint hot. .
All Flavors, pkg. . . . .
Hour Sale That Saves
2 Sour Sale 9 to 11 A. M.
Short Legs, lb. . . ..12c
Forequarters, Ib, . 12c
Shoulders. Ib 18c
Pot Pie, Ib. 12c
To Roast, lb 20c
1 Hour Sale 4 to
Rib Roast, lb
Lean Smoked, lb. . . .
5 P. M.
Leg Of pTx Lambsir
LR. vr :
CORNED BEEF .
Selected Guar, Doz. .
8 A. M. to 1 P. M. Only
No. 1 Red Star 15 Ib pk.
Ripe Stratford, 2 Lbs. . .
Extra large & sweet, ea.
Rich, Mild, lb.
Plain. Raisin and
BUTTER IS NOT
not as it was several months ago
We are thankful to have fresh
creamery butter at its price now
Our butter in tubs and prints is the
very best to be had from the
creameries. Our eggs, too. are
fresh from the farm and priced as
low as possible. This is a quality
grocery, not a cut rate affair.
MITCHELL DAIRY CO.
210 GROVE STREET
Phone Barnnm 5050
Lean Pot Roasts 9c lb
Boston Rolls .. . .
18c to 20c lb
Clods 25c lb
Chuck Rib Roasts .
............. ..12c lb
24c, 26c and 28c lb
Legs of Spring Lamb Forequarters of
Spring Lamb 16c lb
Lean Fresh Shuolders
L o ng Cut Fresh
Shoulders ... 18c lb
Fresh Hams -30c lb
Lean Pork Loins .
. 24c lb
Stewing Fowl 25c lb
Large Qhoice Fowl-.
Long Island Fresh
Killed Ducks. 36c lb
Native Dressed Broil
ers 50c lb
tot rb cer
Don't drive a car thai
leaves a bad impression,
due to shabby Curtain
There really is no ex
cuse for it now that we
carry such a complete
Ime various sizes,
In beveled plate glass
$1.90 to $7.50. -
Fairfield Ave. & Middle SL
"All that is Hardware ana
NATIVE DRESSED VEAL
Legs and Loins to roast, shoulders and rumps
to stuff and bake, whole forequarters, Veal for
Stew, Cutlets, Rib and Loin Chops.
Fancy Georgia Peaches, Pineapples, California
Bartlett Pears, Plums, Grapa fruit, Oranges, Wat
ermelons, Cantaloupes, Blackberries, Huckleber
ries, Native Green Corn, Squash, Shelled Beans,
Tomatoes, Wax, Lima and Green Beans, Casaba
and Honey Dew Melons.
Cliquot Club Ginger Ale, Birch Beer, Sarsa
parilla, Loganberry, Grape and Lime Juice, Lemon
Powder, Lambert, Hires and Williams Root Beer
Extract, Olives, Cherries, Jams, Jellies, Marmalade
Home Bread Bread, large loaf 10c, small loaf
Swordfish, Little Neck Clams, Prime
Shell Crabs, Live and Boiled Lobsters.
A Good Ceylon Tea-. 35c lb, 3 lbs for $1.00 M
Bridgeport Public Market
State and Bank Sts. Phones, f
AU UMAIIS I
Choice Naval Cut
Squares of Bacon 20 C
Smoked Shoulders - - J
Good Pot Roast of Beef. . . JC
Rio Roast of Beef . 20C
Eresb Chopped Beef 25 C
2 lbs. for
Legs of liamb 28 C
Roast of Veal SC 25C
Sliced Beef Idver 25 C
2 lbs. for -
Stewing Fowl 26 C
Roast pf Pork . 22 C
Fresh Spare Ribs IGC
Good Xrack Oleo, Fresh Eggs,
Choice Hams, etc
So much of the cola storage -variety
on the market Just now
that we know you'll appreciate
oar fresh killed fowl even
though the price is a bit higher.
F. W.BEHRENS, JR.
162 FAIRFIELD AVE.
Coil'ee Cakes, ea.
Sugar Buns. doz.
Rolls ' and Biscuits, doz.
BREAD Rye. Wheat
and Graham. r,b
94 Bank Street, Just Off Main St.
1215 State Street, Cor. Clinton Ave.
3 STORES 3
2412 Xorth Main Street
Facing Federal Street
thh". Hnur tK OTTATrrv rATRV TT?rrTTrrr tni-jri t.owttr. thav f.tj;f
'XotMng but the Best Milk and Cream products are sold here. Daily Churning of
Butter received from our own farm, made under perfect sanitary conditions.
Eggrs one day old is our guarantee. Sold at lowest prices at all times.
This is the salad season MEDACO our own especially prepared home made Salad
Dressing is universally used by discriminating housewife A trial jar will con
vince you Sold in three sizes 12C 27Cf 55 C
A rebate off on all jars returned such as 12c size 2c off, 27c size 2c off, 55c
size 10c off.
- All our dairy products fresh every day from our own farms. Try them!
5 lbs. for 33 c
Confectionery '. 1 lb lOc
Tablet Sugar, pkgs 2 lbs 23c
Pride of the Farm Fresh Creamery Butter. ........ . 47 C 1 Jt 'i",""-r 51 C
EGGS Pride of the Farm AdTYf 1 strlctly Fresh Native
One day old, strictly fresh . . . I Eggs
Home Made Pot
Sunbeam Evaporated J J Q a can
Magnolia Condensed Milk
Per can ; '.
Eagle Condensed Milk
All Our 70c Teas Re
Nemco Crab Meat fgn
The highest quality.
ivellogg's Corn Flakes 0q pkg.
Shredded Wheat Biscuits
Fresh Home Made
Peanut Butter . . .
Fresli Roasted Coffee
Tiny Tin Salmon
Regular 48c size ....
White Rose and Clover
I oaf Tuna Fish
A Full Line of Tuna Fish. Salmon. Dobster, Starlmp. Sardines,
Highest Quality -
Crabmeat, Codfish Cakes, Boned Chicken
"From OUR FARU TO YOUR HOME"
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