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WATEKBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2(5, 1895.
fill Continue TO SELL THE BALANCE OF HOLIDAY GOODS At Half Price UNTIL EVERYTHING IS CLOSED OUT, dgjp'We have put themJgft all in the Basement Room, and you will find many things that would be useful in the home and the family. Step .down stairs and SEE WHAT THERE IS, BANK STREET. WATERBURY. If Undecided What to get you can find at our store an im mense line of ex ceptionally acceptable USEFUL XHAS GIFTS, Such as Sleds, Skates, Pocket Knives, Carv o ing Sets, Table Cut- . lery, Fishing Outfits, Rifles, Shot Guns, Hunting Knives, Box ing Gloves, Calisthen ic Appliances, Bi cycles, Tools and Tool Chests and many others. Come in and see us. D I DAI AM I . U. UU 1H m , 90 and 94 Bank Street. White Front. Tel 134. We've a Christmas Story To tell you, of a few solid facts that ought not be overlooked by any of the great mass of Christmas buyers. We're distinctively a Clothing center, neverthe less we cater to the whims and fancies of the great, generous, Christmas buying public as a glance at our windows or an inspection of our Btock will ehow. "We've a line of Christmas goods in both furnish ings and clothing, that will appeal to the persons with a moderate pocketbook with more force than ever before. We are the legitimate House of Popular Prices. Clothing. Nothing is so essential to the full enjoy ment of the day as Warmth and comfort. "We know of nothing better able to produce that than good, solid, warm clothing. It does'nt take a large purse for a gift under this head. ; Men's Suits G 00 to 20 00. ; Men's Overcoats 6 00 to 22 00. . Men's Reefers 6 00 to 8 50. Men's Ulsters 6 to 25 CO. If it's the Boys or Children you are think ing of just listen to these prioes on sub Btantial Christmas gifts. jjoys DiacK unevioi euits, single or double breasted, all wool, sizes 14 to 19 years price 6 00. A good Kersey Overcoat, blue or brown mixed, at 6 00. Ulsters 3 50 to 10 00. fUn XU1 IJilJLLiJJiliJN . 1 OU DUVS a black cheviot suit, sizes 4 to 14 years. 2 Of), 2 50, 4 00. up to 7 50. xua uisrxuiA.uziua. our aou ree f ers will gladden the heart of any child, inaae wiin Draia, orass DUttons ana as good as the 3 00 reefers sold elsewhere. If you prefer the cape overcoat, we have them 2 00 to 5 00. Furnishings. Here's where the Christmas shoppers cannot help but find- something to interest fhem. Neckwear. We've an abundance of it in all the new creations. Puffs, Tecks, Imperials, De Jourviles and 4-in-hands. A sensible gift, too. 50c will buy as nice as most men care to wear. Gloves. Lined or unlined, Btreet, dress or driv ing. 50c to 2 50. Then of course there are a hundred and one other little things, such as Suspen ders, Handkerchiefs, Mufflers, Umbrellas, Underwear, Jewelry, Hosiery, Collars and Cuffs, that to Father, Son, Brother or Friend are always in good taste. Jones, leigiE. J: EEID Oi. v. CITY NEWS. Eug sale at Curran's. Special forcast for Connecticut: Thursday, rain, warmer to-night; Fri day, colder, probably fair. At MiddletoWn yesterday the Y. M. C. A. basket ball team of this city de feated the Middletowns by a score of 17 to 8. Rev W. J. Slocum is in New Haven to-day attending the silver jubilee of the Rev Father Russell of St Patrick's par ish. Alexander von numbolt lodge, Xo. 210, X. C. O. P., will have its' annual meeting and election Friday evening, at Ilellniann's hall. Harriet Morehouse, ared 54 years, died at her home on South Main street this morning. The remains will be taken to Xew Mil ford for burial. . Joseph Hewitt of "Waterville street fell from a delivery wagon Tuesday after noon, dislocating his left shoulder. JJr Frost rendered surgical assistance. Rev Jeremiah J. Curtin has accepted an invitation to preside at the meeting of Division No 1, A. O. II., at City hall Januarv 19, when the Rev Father Slo cum will deliver an address on "The Irish in America." Superintendant Moran gratefully ac knowledges, in behalf of the inmates of the almshouse, the receipt of a large number of valuable magazines and pa pers lrom 31 rs Charles 11. Upson ana Mrs Dr Piatt. Two beautiful vestibuled cars arrived here to-dav for the Waterbury Traction Co. They were taken to the barn where they will be equipped with electric brakes. They are from the J. G.. Urill Co, of Philadelphia. Court Fruitful Vine, F. of A, has elected these oflicers : C. R., M. J. Col- lottyS.C. R., Thomas Harrington: R. S., George S.Susker: F.S, Peter Murphv, T., George S. Husker, Sr; S. V,Patriek 31clutyre; J. Yv., 13. Bagley; physician. Dr E. V. McFarland. Hubert M. Rignev of this city was the lowest of four bidders for the contract of collecting garbage in Bridgeport, his hgures being $2.00 a ton. 1 he average daily collection will amount to about twenty tons. The contract will proba bly be awarded to Mr Rigney. In accordance with his annual custom, Newsdealer Thomas F. Costello yester day sent a box of i cigars to his old society associates of the Catholic Liter ary association. The weed was of the best quality and the boys enjoyed a rare smoker and extended all sorts of good wishes to the donor. At Turn hall on Jefferson street, to-morrow evening, the children of St Cecilia's parish will be presented with good things from a Christmas tree, pro vided by the Sunday ;school committee of the parish. There will also be an en- tercainment and sociable, with music by Rudolph's orchestra and prompting by Leo llerr. The score in the Y. M. C. A. contest last night was as follows: Reds 89, Blues 73. W.' W. Holmes and Oscar Kalve have been appointed by the Blut s as a committee to organize basket ball teams among members who have never played the game. A committee consist ing of W. P. Janet, T. R. Ilydc, Jr, and F. M. Feaslev has been appointed to arrange for a blue reception some even ing alter Xew Year's. John "Ward, formerly well known in this city, died at his home in Xevvark.X. J., to-day. The deceased was a brother- in-law of City tSherlffJohn W.McDonald. Mr u ard came here with William Davis, who started the tan shop at the John D. pond. In 1S52 he married Eliza Mc Donald, who with several children survive him. The funeral will take place from his home on Bergiu street, is e wark, baturtlay morning, and will be attended by many relatives from this city. The Waterbury Woman's club held an interesting meeting on Tuesday after- uoon.The programme opened with a vio lin selection by Miss Margaret. Granniss, assisted by Mr Farnham, Mrs Chipman playing the piano accompaniment. An article on "Posters," written by Mrs R. Wotkyns, was read by Mrs IS. A. Kinsman, .miss iiarc read a pauer on "The Theater of the Past." Short papers were read on "Three Great Ac tresses," Mrs 1. js. Russell iriviug an interesting account of "Rejane," Mrs A A. Crane's paper treating of "Rehan," while Mrs L. M. Camp read an article written by Dr Donoghue. on "Terrv." The exercises closed with a reading by Miss Piatt. The members of St Joseph's T. A society, who live m the parish of St Francis Xavier, held a meeting in the auditorium, after the 10 :30 o'clock mass vesterday morning, and decided to hold an open meeting in St Patrick's hall in the near future, the proceeds to be do nated to St 1 rancis Xavier's church fund. The best local talent available will be secured and as there are many in the other parishes who are desirous of assisting the new in raising the necessary iunas to secure a nome, it is sale to pre diet that the aflair will be a big: success. inotner matter wnicn was taiKea over and one which will be acted upon as quickly as possible, was the formation a society in the new parish. It is be heved that a literary and dramatic club could be organized in that section which would be of much benefit to the parish The funeral of Mrs Mary Magner took place from her late residence, 172 South Eeonard street, to bt Patrick's church, at 9 o'clock this morning, where a mass of requiem was celebrated by Rev John M. Kiely of Brooklyh, X. Y., a relative of the deceased, who delivered a touch ing address on the uncertainties of life and how we should be prepared to ren der an account of our every act when called before the judgment seat of God Father Iviely also conducted services at the grave. The pallbearers were Ed mund Kiely, Alexander McDonald, Ed mund Powell, John P. McGrath, James Fitzgerald and v imam McCormack. In tarment was in uaivary ceme terv. Among the floral tri butes was a large pillow of roses lettered, "Rest," from the em ployes of Steele !fc Johnson's factory and a basket oi flowers irom tne members or St Thomas cadets. A noticeable feature of the funeral was the presence of brothers Jerome, Joseph, Ferdinand and two students of St Francis college.lirool lyn. Brother Joseph is a brother of the deceased. Brother Jerome is a brother - .ifinma Til 'i (rn Of trif r:IKhii-,i ' the deceased, ami Brother Ferdinand is l&rotkcv of Rev Father Kfclev. The stu- ;ikats ro relatives v.2 tfcc Haaer faraijy. The contract for building Fred Nuhn's new block on Scovill street has been awarded to John YT. GafTney & Co. There was a football game on the West End grounds yesterday, between the High school team and an eleven made up of players from the St Thomas Cadetts and St Aloysius team. The High school team won, 0 to 4. A familiar face about town to-day is that of James O'Brien, formerly a well known baker of this city, and now a prosperous merchant in the same line of business in Boston. Mr O'Brien is just as handsome as ever, sports his ac customed gay bouquet, and while he is not in town over a few hours his arm is lame from hand shaking with all the girls. LEGAL LIGHTS fif WAR. JUDGE COWELL THREATENS "TO DO UP" B. J. SMITH. Wanted Probate Court Adjourned For Five Minutes Until lie Could Throw Smith Out of the Koom-The Latter Threatens to Bring Suit. Judge Cowell and Attorney B. J. Smith had a run-in this afternoon in the probate court. Application had been made to have a conservator appointed over William li. Steele by Judge Cowell. Attorney Smith objected to the ap pointment and so riled Judge Cowell that he asked Judge Lowe to adjourn court for five minutes, until he could throw Smith out of the room. Judge Lowe could'nt see the point, but he appointed J. Richard Smith con servator over Steele. Attorney Smith s irs he will sue Judge Cowell for his re mark. GAG RULE IN THE HOUSE. Democrats Not Allowed to Make Amend' meats to tlie Kevenxie Bill. Washington, Dec. 2G. Dingley's revenue bill was introduced m the house to-day. The rule adopted by the com mittee excluded amendments, which brought out a number of sharp speeches. The resolution! was introduced by Mr Henderson. "Mr Crisp, democrat, vigorously de nounced the ruling as gag law. He said the minority had not seen the bill until fifteen minutes before the house met. Mr Dalzell spoke in favor of the bill and Mr McMillan denounced it. Mr Line, republican, of North Carolina, asked if the democrats would not be al lowed to introduce amendments which could be voted down. Sneaker Reed shook his head. The resolution preventing amendments was passed by a strict party vote, 213 to S9. Mr Dinsrlev then made a vigorous speech in support of his bill. It is rumored that President Cleve land will send another message to con gress declaring that the pending legisla tion is not what is wanted and outlining: what the administration thinks is neces sary. Suicide in New Haven. Ne"W Haven, Dec 26. Jedediah T. Ford, ae:ed 70 vears, committed suicide this mornimr bv shooting himself through the head, in.his room, 200 Ells- worth street. Xo cause is assigned for the act. For Collector at Hartford. "Washington, Dec 2G. It is probable that C. C. Hubbard will be appointed collector at that port. Notice to Contractors. Gkreiclixig. Sealed proposals for grading Washing ton street, between Baldwin street and Quarry street, will be received by the Board of Road Commissioners until 8 o'clock p. m. of the first day of January, 1896. and immediatelv thereafter Dubliclv opened and read. An annroximate estimate of the nrinci- pal item of work is 3,000 cubic yards of rock excavation. Each proposal must be accompanied by a certinea cnecK ior saw, to De retained, by the City ia case of the failure of the bidder to execute a contract with a satis factory bond within the specified time, if the contract be awarded to him. The amount of the bond for the faithful execution of the contract will be $2,000. The surety on the contract bond must be a surety company. nans and epecincations may bo seen and blank forms of proposal and bond. with all available information, may be ob tained, by intending Didders applying in person at the office cf the City Engineer. The board reserves the right to reject any or all bids. By order of the Board, li. A. Cairns, City Engineer, December 16, 1895. Well, Here We Are Again -AND WITH THE- Season's : : Greeting. We desire to present with each Purchase on TUESDAY, CHRISTMAS EVE, ITS UP TO DATE. Our HOLIDAY SUPPERS are in all the Latest Sty les, at 50c 75c, 95c, .00, $1.25 and $1.50. Leader o Styles K Spools! FiOSOiiL a. uLlICi Doll - -Emporium; Is "what we propose to be known as dur ing this Holiday ' season and surely the Doll world will accord it to. us. as our right. If an immense stock and un limited variety of the genus doll can give any claim to the title. If you want a doll come and see us. If you hear anyone say ing they want a doll, send them to us. CHASE, Exchange Place. A FINE LINK OF Carvers : : Table Cutlery, Pocket Cutlery, Scissors : : and Shears, CAN BE FOUND AT D. B. Wilson's 13, 1,5. 17 East Main St. The Miller k Peek Go. Bargain Day, Fri Dec 27 At 15c Ladie3 embroidered hemstitched Handkerchiefs, from 25o At 3c Ladies' and Children's embroid ered hemstitched Handkerchiefs, from 10c. At 5c All linen Torchen Laces, from 10c. At 25c Cocqu feather Boa3, from 50o. At 79o Ladeis two clasp and four but ton' Kid Gloves, from 1 00. At 19o 25c. Silver mounted Pocketbooks, from At4?c Yard wide unbleached Cotton, from 7c, At 5c Outing Flannell, from 8c. 3 for 25 c Turkish Bath Towel3, from mo. At 19c Fast color Turkey red Damask, value 39c. At 35c French printed twilled Flannel, from 50c. MEN'S FURNISHINGS. We will close out our silk initial Hand kerchiefs at following prices, At 19c were 25c. At 29o, were 35c. At 38o were 50o At 19c Boys heavy cheviot Waists, value 25o. 3 For 5Gc Men's wool half Hose scarle only, from 25ceach. At 48c Ladie, knit Skirts, extra good value, were 7oc. 2 for 25c One lot of Ladies' Aprons, slightly mussed, 10 differedt styles, were 25c. 'At 2oc Children's white Aprons, with deep ruffle over sheulders were 50c, Ik Miller & Peck Co Wflll PflnfiPS viv Watch the west window in our wall paper store for samples of the papers we're selling at half price; some even more than that. "We have thousands ofrolls to clear out previous to our in ventory, Dec 31. Genuine Body Brussels Caroet Our inventory sale extends to the carpet stare also. You can buy a genuine body brussels at the unheard of price 75c per yd. Every other carpet at reducod prices. It s a chance much appreciated, as can be seen by the large number of carpets we're sending out all the time. Be sure and get one of those hand some black cloth and gold embroid ered 1 fold Japanese screens, $3 50 each. The L. F. Haase co, 153 to 168 Geand Steeex. Kelly's Rooster . Wants to know why Christmas candy is like Eggs? Keily ays : That is dead easy Because they all what a difference look alike, but Oh ! when you eat them. There is no eye sharp enough to pick out fresh eggs at 32 cents a dozen from case eggs at 20 cents a dozen as they lay in baskets in the different stores, but there is no difficulty in telling the difference when you use them, and the same can be said of CHRISTMAS CANDY- The shape and color look the sume, but thav are made from two different kinds of material which can be easily detected by the taste. i have every thing you want for Christ mas tree trimmings and everything pur chased this week for charitable purposes, will be sold at the prioe the good3 cost me to buy or manufacture. o j 43 to 58 South Main St CLOSING more '-WINTER GLsOAKI FUHS, GAPES, JACKETS, to, Etc. At SKI nn White DMORE In larcre varieties, for Men, Women and Children, Our stock of warm lined goods is complete. Parents should call and get one lor the children Giving LUCY & FITEGEEA Shoe Distributers. 116 State Street, New London, Conn, S3 Bank Street, WaterMry, Conn oston rur HOLIDAY The Holiday Season is now upon us. Gifts and Presents are in the minds of everyone. Among the many houses that display Tempting Attractions, there is not one that comes up to the 13. F. CO, , in the extent and variety of its useful Holiday Attractions, together with its very low prices for first-class goods. We can convince the most cautious that what we here state is beyond contradiction if they will inspect our stock before purchasinqf. GOODS OSSKHITXJILsXjr SHOWN. Alt is finely displayed in Sida Beards, BdoIi Cases, Chiffoniers and Writing D.sk3, Heed and Rattan Chairs and Kocker3 in Whita and Gold, Hocker3 and Chairs ia Mahogany, Oak, and Curly Birch, Frames in all Ftyle and colors of UpLol- BteriDg. A splendid line o (Jouchea, ITT 1 oriv Baskets, Music Racks, TJmbre'.la Stand.?, Jardiniere Stands, Rug?, Lace Curtains, Portieres, Crockery, Furniture, Stoves Possible Price for Casli, end on f.u?h E:sy Terms of pay ment that cur competitors WIXCE and cur trade is constantly increasing. Be Sure and visit the BIG- Store, 111 So Main St. M. BERGIN &80NS, Undertaker And Funeral Directors. The best equipped house in. Nsw Eng land, with everything of the most modern type for the business. Hack3 and Hearses of the best and everything contained m the one building. GorSo Main 5 Scovill Sts. Telephone. night clerk. Am- bulanoe on call. TO BUT Hugenfs Bed Bug Killer .IT'SA SURE KILLER. Nugent's Roach Exterminator We will ' guarantee or refund your money. Any physician's Prescriptions accurately com pounded at the lowest prices in the city. TIT 1 y "s 3f lit 3 LiiaiMiaXj; Ccr Co HrlD aafi EcotIII Zt3. "low is the Tine fl Y sr. YV I ttmbimlL Telephone 1o4-12 SAIjB URlfBUl noe ore, at Lowest Prices of the latest Holiday Xoveltie: which we are Away. J) s 9 tu re GOOD: .biacSmg Casts, Foot lissts. Screens, etc. Also a full line of Carpets, and Ranees Rt the LOWEST 3i n. 2 is The rush for Christmas is over, but we want and expect to continue our big busi ness of this year, and how will we doit? Why this way, Txiday morning at 9 o'clock we shall sell 10 dozea house gowns and wrappers, the best we offered for S1.0D at 50c each. Remember 123 i3 the lot, the last lot went in twenty minutes. At 9 o'clock Friday morning re shall sell about 10 Cicalas and Jackets, wa sold all the way from $3,93 to 15 0Q, all with large sleeves and here's the price, what do you think of $2.50 each. At 9 o'clock Friday whit we have left of our jewelry you can have at & discount of h on Friday and Saturday. They are not marked over, you bought them at half the nscal price before, now take off another h. Now how word! a New Year's present of a dinner set strike you? "Well we shall not give you'ene, but we will almost, ur,tii January 1st, all dinner sets at a discount of 25c from the marked price. This in cludes Ilaviland, French, China and all the finest sets as well as the cheapest. For cash only.as these prices we cannot change them so pleasa don't ask ns. 150 games on Friday and' Saturday morning at 9 o'clock some worth 103 some worth 50c, bj.t all at one prica at 9 o'clock 5c. fJrn Co, Go V , -