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Personals Miss Carlotta Moyer, Miss Eliza beth Hamilton. Miss Florence Brad ley, and Miss Alice Warwick have returned to this city after spending two weeks at Silver Bay, New York state, where they attended the annual summer conference of the Y. W. C. A. Over- 600 delegates from a northeastern and east central divis ions of the organization were present and represented New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. During the conference a magnificent pageant en titled "Following the Cross," was presented as part of the program of entertainment which followed the round tables and discussions. Harvey Brown ai 2140 Main street, has returned to his home after spending a month's vacation camping in "Vermont. Attorney Charles H. Shapiro of 160 Washington avenue is enjoying a de lightful vacation in Canada. The trip as far as Lake Geofge was made by train and the remainder by steamer. He will return on Batur day. Mrs. Jerome May of "Mizpah Villa,' Stratford, was hostess at a large so cial and party held by the members of Sheridan circle. Ladies of the G. A. ' R. today; The members of the Phyllis Wheat- ley branch of the Y. W. C. A., will hold a, large 'bus ride to the Cheshire Country club on August 11. Those wishing to attend should make reaer vations with Miss Sarah Moore at the branch house on Beach street not later than August 9th, Tije guests will meet -at 10 o ciock at tne tioiaen Hill house and upon arriving at the Country club will have a roadside picnic Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Brown of 2140 Main street left this city on Monday morning for Jackson, New Hamp shire where they will spend a month. Miss Catherine McElroy and Miss Cunningham, both of Stratfleld road, are spending a week at Farmington, Conn. Miss Catherine McCullangh of James street is spending a wesk at Ocean Beach, New London, Conn. Miss Jennie Mustapher of Stratford will be in charge of the swimming classes from the Phyliss Wheatley branch of the Y. W. C. A. which will meet each afternoon for the next two weeks at the bathing beach at Seaside Park. Miss Mustapher was formerly a "X" worker in Camden, N. Y., and was also in social service work in the West. The many friends of Charles Po land, of Sea view avenue will be sorry to learn that he is ill at his home. Miss Elsie Magner of Park avenue is enjoying a two weeks motor trip through the Mohawk trail up to Can. ada. Miss Julia Adams of 1,615 Park avenue is enjoying a vacation in Chi cago, Illinois, Miss Mildred Hall of 140 Men-lam street is spending the summer in New York city and Long Island. Among the Bridgeport High school teachers attending the summer course at the School of Commerce of New York TJndveosity, are Miss Agnes Collins, Miss Margaret Guthrie and Charles Newton. All are teachers of Commercial subjects at the local school. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hogg of Ma rion street are enjoying' a two weeks' motor trip through the Berkshire Hills country. Mr. and Mrs. John Perrett of 3,025 Main street have returned -after two weeks' vacation in New London and vicinity. Mrs. George P. Potter and son, Donald, of 1,647 Iranistan avenue, are the guests of friends and rela tives in Cheshire, Mass., for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. John K. Hartnett of Barnum avenue, Stratford, are en tertaining for a few days Miss Mary Maloney of Hartford. William Clark of 140 Federal street has returned after two weeks' vacation at Fairfield beach. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Peterson of Devon, have just returned from a motor trip to the Thousand Islands. Mr. Petersorn is assistant manager of the New Haven Journal Courier. Mis3 Mabel McNamara of 171 No ble avenue, is entertaining as her guest tor several weeks. Miss Mar Jorie J. Quinn of the Hotel Kitta tinny at Delaware Water Gap. Miss MoNamara and Miss Quinn are room mates at Trinity college. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Richards of North avenue, are spending a few days' s-acation at Westford, Mass. Miss Evelyn Eames of Huntington road, is taking a six weeks' summer course in art at Columbia University. Miss Clara Duff of French street, is enjoying two weeks at Walnut Beach. A wedding of interest to many Brtdgeporters will take place at high noon on Wednesday, Aug. 10, in the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour in Boston, when Miss Mary Victoria Freethv of Brookline, Mass., be comes the brde of Rodney Banna tyne. Both Mss Freethy and Mr. Bannatvne are well known in this city a.Vd were teachers in the Com mercial department at the High school. Their engagement was an nounced tne day after school closed last June. Miss Evelyn Dennison of 879 Fair field avenue is spending her vacation at Compo Mill, Compo Beach, West-port. Mrs. Carroll To Entertain At Beach- Party Mrs. William Carroll of Park street will give a beach party tomorrow afternoon and evening at her summer cottage, the "K-Z," at Silver beach. During the afternoon the guests will enjoy games, bathing and a basket luncheon at 6 o'clock. Thp guest list includes: Mrs. G. C. Conklin, Mrs. William Phelps, Mrs. E. Phelps, Mrs. J. - E. Cenicola, Mrs. Edgar Beers, Mrsl Hid ward Chaffee, Mrs. William Chaffee, Mrs. H. C Batcheldor. Mrs. G. E. Schofteld, Mrs. C. Johnson, Mrs. F. J. Hart, Mrs. G. Selleck, Mrs. J. Hitchcock, Mrs. Troy. Mrs. F. L. Bradbury. Mrs. B, W. Clin ton, Mrs. Marsh., Mrs, C. B. Joyce, Mrs. W.G. Crabtree, Miss Carrie Max Held, Mrs.W. B. Gilbert, Mrs, F.Tripp, Mrs. J. Terrill, Mrs, George L, Brad shaw, Mrs. Charles Couch, Miss Doro thy Braishaw, Mrs. Charles L.. Den nis, Msd. William Carroll. ROTARIANS HEAR POINTS ON HONESTY m Women are fundamentally more uuuwie man men. xne Jninese, as a nation, are the most honest people in the world. A man who swears is a better (financial "risk" than the saint ly lounge lizard. As an average, fat men are more honest than their slen der brothers. And married men are better bonding risks than bachelors. These are a few of the interesting declarations of Frederic N. Withey of New York .while addressing the members of the Bridgeport " Rotary ciud, yesteraay, on "What Kind of Man Makes the Best Risk?" Mr. Withey is the resident vice president of the National Surety Co. of New York. UNEMPLOYED MAY BE GIVEN WORK ON STREETS Director of Public Works J. A. Conrtade has submitted a list of those streets which are in most need of grading and cindering to the com mittee in charge of the administra tion of the 1300,000 relief fund re centlv annroDriated hv tTiA lfHsla- tors. It is planned that ' 1,600 of urldgeports needy unemployed will be given work on this Job. Superintendent of the Poor Angus P. Thorne, under whose supervision the work will be carried out, will be asked to name the streets on which the new force of men are to begin work. The men will be employed under a specially devised plan whereby they will work for two days each "week at the rate of 30 cents an hour for a nine hour day. A large fiumber of streets are on the list for slight improvements in the nature of grading and cindering. In addition it is planned to grade Sylvan avenue to a new level so that the property owners who live along the thoroughfare may be able to have gas and water connections made. Walkaway Fox Trot Has A Paddling Step New York. Aug. 3 The Walkaway Fox Trot was offered yesterday at the conventon of the National Associa tion of Masters of Dancing as the third nominati-on for a new social dance to be adopted and pushed this coming season. Mrs. Edna Passapae of Newark. N. J., originated this version of the fox trot. In case you want to try it out yourself, it goes likt this: Figure 1 : w alk sx steps and stop on seven. Figure 2: Walk four steps and do a doable stop-step. Figure 3: Walk four steps, two-step once. do a paddle-turn and finish with two quick elides. (If "paodle-turn " is too techincal for yon, it means pivot on one foot and literally paddle yourself around with the other foot Very pretty, really.) TO ASK BIDS IXIl BRIDGE. It is learned that the repairs on the Congress street bridge are to be completed in the near future. With in a week bids wUl probably be ask ed for the rest of the necessary work and, according to Director of Public Works JA. Court ad e work will com mence in about ten days after the contract is awarded and the bridge repHlr completed about 60 days therer.fter. There will be no inter ruption of passenger or vehicular passage over the bridge while the re pairs are being made. The chief trouble with the bridge was jamming of the spans and cracking of the masonry due to the shifting of the river bed. Vincent Murphy of 160 Lewis street has returned to this city after pending the week-end with " his parents in Troy, N. Y. Mrs. C. F. Turner and son Charles, Jr., of 153 Lewis street, left the city yesterday for a motor trip to Snyder Lake at Troy, N. Y., where they will spend several weeks. Miss Theresa Lieff of 302 Madison avenue is spending a month at Mer lin's Inn. at Woodmont. Ths members of the F. B. S. club will hoid an outing at Fairfield beach next Wednesday. Members are invited to bring their friends. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Chaffee of 767 Noble avenue are enjoying several weeks at Lake Wakonk, New York. Mr. Chaffee is secretary of . the A. "VV. Burritt Lumber Company. - Mrs. Charles MacBurney of Churchill Road. Fairfield, entertain ed a few friends at a dinner party last evening. Miss Anna McCarthy of the Bridge port Brass Company is enjoying a few -weeks' vacaton in Massachusetts- Sir, and Mm. "Walter (Marsh and Caxnly of 844 Colorado avenue have taken a cottage, at Silver Pands beach for the month of August. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. P. Hickey spent last week visiting New York and Long Beach, L. I. Their daughter, Corne lia, returned with them, Sunday, af ter a four weeks' visit there. Miss Janette Eadie of Porter street, has returned after a ten days motor trip over the Mohawk trail to Quebec, Canada. Mrs. John Burns and son, John, Jr.. of Philadelphia, are spending several week3 with Mrs. Thomas Arnold of Coleman street. Miss Helen Bradshaw of Paradise Green, Stratford, is enjoying six weeks at a girls' camp at Buzzard Bay, Mass. A delightful hot deg roast was held recently at the "H. O." camp on Fay erwec.ther's Island. After the supper the party enjoyed bathing. Those present were Miss Sadie Newton, Miss Mary Maloney, Miss Mary Gillane, Miss Madelyn Farley, Miss, Evelyn and Miss Doris May, Frank Alvord, William Maloney, Harold Pendergast, Edward Fordney, Mr. and Mrs. John May and Mr. and Mrs. Alizine Newton. Frank Chamberlain of Benham avenue, is enjoying a two weeks vaca- Miss Grace Clark of the Irocpiis tlon in the Green Mountains, apartments, has returned after a lief vacation in Brooklyn. The many friends of Mlsa Doris Murkette, daughter of Mr. and Mra Frank Murkette, of DeKalb avenue, will be pleased to hear that she has accepted one of the principal roles in Leon Gordon's play, "The - Poppy God," which will open on August 29 at the Hudson theatre. Miss Mur kette has been playing at Atlantic Cjty during the eipimer, GDC :D Wm.M CO The store closes daily at 5 o'clock Saturdays 6 o'clock Continuance of August Clearance Sales Furniture, Housefumishings and Summer Apparel The August Sale of Furs included In an industrial city such as Bridgeport, price is an important factor in family economics. This is one reason why, in every clearance sale, original prices are mentioned together with the selling price. In no case is a reduced price quoted unless it is authentic. This is an old house and we bank on quality. We sell quality on a fair profit, but at regu lar times we cannot afford to sell without profit. . Consider the buying of furniture. If certain pieces are of pleasing design and -lasting quality they are handed down in families from generation to generation. So, we of today use with pleasure grandmother's sewing table or chair. And we enjoy sitting at great uncle John's secretary. The fine old buffet holds and guards the choice linen "and silver of the present day generation as carefully as it did for those one hundred years ago. In the Head Furniture Sale thera are many pieces which may be found of the character and kind that is treasured with such, pride and affection as we human beings like to give to inanimate things. Reed and Fibre Furniture Sets and Separate Pieces which combine well with almost any style furniture in living rooms, sun parlours, etc. . August Price Heed Set, three pieces, settee, chair and rocker. The seats and. backs covered with Cretonne. January price $220.00 $130.00 Reed Set of four pieces, settee, chair, rocker and table. January price $250.00 $125.00 Fibre Set of three pieces, with coverings of v cretonne. January price $150.00 $ 75.00 Large Reed Davenport covered with ere tonne. January price $160.00 $95.00 Fibre Settee with covering of tapestry. January price $70.00 $ 39.00 Reed Rocker covered with cretonne. Janu ary price $85.00 $ 50.00 Reed Chair to match. January price $80.00 $ 45.00 Reed Chair with covering of cretonne. Janu ary price $65.00 - $ 35.00 Fibre Rocker with covering of tapestry. January price $60.00 $ 37.50 Fibre Chair to match. January price $60.00 $ 37.50 Reed Chair covered with cretonne, made with pocket at the side for newspapers, magazines, etc. January price $55.00 $ 30.09 January Reed Chair covered with cretonne price $42.00 Reed Rocker, cretonne covered price $42.00 Fibre Rocker with tapestry covering. Janu ary price sboa.uu January $ 25.50 $ 25.00 $ 21.00 Fourth floor. Housekeeping Wares Copper Boilers with wood handles, seamless tin covers, No. 8 size. Regular $8.00 Now $5.00 Electric Irons, full nickel finish, complete with de tachable plug and stand. Regularly $6.00 Now $5.35 Cedar Oil Mops, large size, triangle shape, long handles. Regularly $1.00 Now 79 cts. Fibre Water Pails with heavy bail handles. Regu larly $1.00 t Now 78 cts. Sherwood Dish Drainers, large galvanized pan with wire dish rack. Regularly $1.50 Now $1.30 All Hair Floor Brooms, 12 inch size. Regularly $1.50 Now 85 cts. Pantry Sets of heavy tin, white enameled, consist ing of four cans; flour, sugar, coffee and tea. Regularly $1.00 Now 79 cts. . Basement. ok d id TCeaa co ttrttitftA sSsf Odd Dressers. Walnut, January August $95.00 $54.00 $95.00 $52.00 White Enamel, January August $55.00 $30.00 $50.00 $27XK) $45.00 $24.00 Mahogany, . January August $90.00 $50.00 $95.00 $52.00 $65.00 $36.00 $60.00 $33.00 Golden Oak, January August $65.00 $35.00 $36.00- $20.00 Fourth floor. Odd Chiffoniers Mahogany, January August $90.00 $52.00 $75.00 $40.00 $65.00 $37.00 $55.00 $30.00 $48.00 $27.00 Golden Oak, with mir ror, January August $45.00 $24.00 $45.00 $23.00 Golden Oak Chiffoniers without mirror but hav ing five drawers. January August $28.00 $16.00 Large Golden Oak Wardrobe Chiffonier, -without mirror. January August $42X) $24.00 H ouse Fourth floor. Dresses Percale, twenty-five in the "Billie Burke" model to sell at $1.00 Chambray House Dresses in Oxford and blue only. Cuffs, col lars and pockets trim med in contrasting col ors. In sizes 38, 40 and 42. Were regularly $2.00 $1.50 Second floor. Petticoats White Sateen with double panel front and back, embroidered scal loped flounces. ' Regu larly $1.65 $1.25 ' Second floor. In the Basement Furnishing Store A personal visit is the only thing which will give a clear idea about the attractive bargains. Tables -are arranged with many small pieces in cut glass. The useful small articles which are required-three times a day in every dining room. There are candlesticks, vases, bowls, separate tea and coffee services, chocolate sets, fruit and salad sets, of English, American and Japanese china which; are low in price and pleasant to use. - - At the Silver Counter, Main Floor. It is surprising to see how many small articles in , the way of spoons, small dishes and flat ware are to be picked up through this sale. All of the flat ware bears a guarantee for many years of service. This is a good chance to secure prizes for occasional bridges, and gifts for weddings and anniversaries. Prices are way down now. Couch Hammocks Good heavy quality duck in either gray Or khaki color, with upholstered back and firm mat tress. Regularly $30.00 ,n " In the Sale, $25.00 Third floor. Blankets, Two Specials White Blankets, wool mixed, full size, with borders of pink or blue. Regularly $5.75 August Price $4.75 a pair. Plaid Blankets, wool warp and filling. Combinations of pink and white, blue and white, tan and white, also gray and white. We have not been able to offer such an excellent blanket for the money in quite some time. It is one of the bargains of the sale. $8.50 a pair. Third floor. "Bluebird" Blouses Almost every woman knows by not the excel lent features of a Bluebird blouse. It is all made by hand, seams, buttonholes, everything about it is as dainty as could be. Fine sheer Batiste, a very few of French Voile, pretty summery things trimmed with real lace. There are only eighty-five of them, so do not de lay too long if you wish to secure one. Sizes run from 34 to 46, but each style of blouse is not in every size. Regularly these would be to $9.50. In the sale, $5.50 Second floor. Lotl. Lot 2. Lot 3. Lot 4. Lot 5. Ribbons, Five Lots Come quickly for the demand is great. Gros grain with satin edge, Messaline and plain Taffetas, also Roman stripes and plaids. Regularly from 5 cts to $1.25 a yard. To close out at 29 cts a yard Washable Ribbons, white, pink and blue from Nos. - i to 16. 10. 15 and 45 cts a yard Satin Taffetas and Velvet Ribbons in 9, 12, 16 and 22 inch widths. Sale Price 39 cts a yard Satin Taffeta Ribbons, regularly 95 cts to $ 1J25. To close out at 69 cts a yard Sash Ribbons, including Brocaded Taffetas, Plaids, Warp Prints and Striped Metallic Ribbons. Regu larly $2.50 to $3.75. Now 5.25 and $1.75 a yard Main floor front. Bungalow Aprons Popular Fiction All kinds and styles in percales and ginghams, stripes' and figures, $1.00, $1.95 to $2.75 Children's m Aprons, bun galow style just like Moth er's. In all colors, made with sashes that tie -in back. Sizes for 8, 10 and 12 years, . - 89 cts - , ; . j Second floro. Reprints, 45 cts. In this collection are hundreds of - books which will always be read with enjoyment. Some of them sold, .when first published, as high as $2.00. Come and look them over.v Main floor. OK D D) Read CO