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THE MORNING JOURNAL-COURIER, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24', 1908.
Hi i. THE HOME OF HANDSOME DAN Store With a Stock of Smokers' Supplies Not Surpassed in the States Offers the J'ollnwiiic Ilolliluy SiikkpMIohh for Men: CIGAR HUMIDORS for 50 and 100 cigars all prices. SMOKERS' SETS copper and silver, Yale Seal, plain. TOBACCO JARS copper, silver, glass and fancy woods CIGAR CASES alligator, seal, Russia, pigskin, etc. t CIGARETTE CASES Leather and gun metal TOBACCO POUCHES Antelope covered, jiliiln, etc- TOBACCO BAGS Leather and plain MATCH SAFES Silver and gun metal Pipes 10000 in Stock Meerschaums $2 to $50 French Briars 50c to $12 $1.50 "Seconds" 75c i I t t i 'Cigarettes, 200 Brands; Smoking Tobaccos, 200 Brands Turkish Water Pipes. Playing Cards 25c to 75o. ! The L L. STODDARD TOBACCO CO. ? 940 CHAPEL STREET. IS A NEW FUR A NEW SET life mm The FRENCH SEAL COATS In nil lengths, niiiiriiiu from .Ml to 00 SQUIRREL COATS All Hie selected high-vrmle SUIns S7." Id $1Sn MARMOT COATS CARACUL COATS Kxreptlonul Millies, SIOlo SSr. Hunting from 875 to $:!O0. oi'i-: i:vKM(is rxTir, o'clock. THE BROOK3C0llINS CO. Hatters and Furriers. 795 Chapel Street. 4. s ii Clirlsliiins Store for Nice (ili'is .j, WiiIiIiiii'ii V Co. Stands Out Mcyond All Others. j The House of Fine Leather Hoods f This store, ..hich has served you so well for so many years, is now prepared to give the best service in its history. We have gathered here the largest stock of fine Leather Goods f ever shown in this State, in the following. We J enumerate a few articles by way of suggestion : Pockctbooks, Handbags, Card Cases, Dressing Cases, Jewel Cases, Work Boxes, Manicure Sets, Z Arm Eags, Bill Books, Letter Books, Safety & Pockets, Music Cases, Calendars, Portfolios, Lap t Tablets, Music Rolls, Glove Boxes, Handkerchief Boxes, Shawl Straps, Photo Cases, Cigar Cases, J Cigarette Cases, Razor Cases, Collar Bags, Sets Coat Hangers in Leather Cases, Thermos Bottle Cases, and many other things that we might J suggest if you will visit us. J E. L WASHBURN S CO. Tin: uuxALL stoui:, 84 Church & 61 Center Sts. Money for the Holidays n DON'T WORRY. SEE US. MUTUAL LOAN & ii Ilk rjy Hooni ittii ui""m"" SJbaWi -mono I i CIGAR JARS glass CIGARETTE JARS glass CIGAR CUTTERS CIGAR PIERCERS , ASH TRAYS PIPE RACKS CIGAR HOLDERS CIGARETTE HOLDERS Cigars Oyer 200 Brands Partigas Exclusivo $5 ea. 25 Clear Havanas $1 box and intermediate grades. COAT OF FURS Far 'Her' Christmas. Russian-Pony great popularity of these handsome garments has caused a scarcity of the best skins and a con sequent advance in the price. ' For tunately we secured our stock months ago, thus saving money for our customers. The popular 36 inch length Russian Pony Coats, lined with the best Skinner Satin and Brocaded Silks, range in price from $50 to $100. Complete range (lengths 30 to 52 incVss. $35 to $150. t t We will loan you nny nmoiiut. from ..').(0 up. tit the lowest rule possible. Cull on others, then comic to us. Why pay more than In necessary '.' H GUARANTEE CO., nuo. CHRISTMAS JOY GOES BROADCAST (I'oiiliiiiiirl from First VaR) will be wrwrl hi. thf dinner at tlia ,nll to-inorrnw noun: l-'rlensne CliicUen, Mashid Pot.'itms, Briilrrl Onions, llolled Turnips, Mince Pie, Clifars, I'linily, Fruit. There was a 'lirlstmus eeicbratlnn yesterday at tli City Mission and on Christmas day llsrir there will lie nothing unusual. Nest. Tuesday a couple uf hundred of the poorest, ehll dren of the city will be jdven a Christ inas tree celebration. The form that Christmas Riving takes at the Mlsslnn house Is the kIvIhk of a card to those who are considered needy which will be Rood for food, elothlim, fuel and I In some eases selected w ith care j money, If presented at any time of ! need durlnn the winter. At the I.owell house then have al ready been two assemblies to secure plfts. To-day the younp,esl group, Rome seventy or more, between the a Ken of six and eleven, will appear at .'Ii.lO In the afternoon to Ret their Klfts and to hear the souks and recita tions provided by kind friends. The IiIk Christmas tree on which are displayed the presents Is the pift of Center church and many of the plfts are also from that church. Following the Biblical saylnfi that It. Is 'more blessed to plve than to receive" this year the Sunday school pupils houpht Kifts for the l.owrll house and the, Christmas tre was decorated, not stripped. At the Oreanized Charities nothlnt? special Is planned. The day Is not so larjte a factor In the work of this or Kanlzation as Is TbanUmlvlntf. All that will be done will be some giving of aid w he ne it Is felt It will do moat pood. The postmen and all those connect ed with Ilia postoMVe know that this Is the Christmas season. Tor several days the postmen have left the ottlce almi st beyond carrying capacity and to-day will be the worst of all. There Is a tremendous amount of nintter po Inp through the malls and everyone connected with the office Is on over time to take care of It. This Is the season of heavy travel and hip passenper trains on the New Haven railroad for thoso who are away from home ami desire to spend Hie Christmas holiday season with J their families or best friends are pet ting under way and passenger traffic on the road Is reaching unusually large proportions. The road has made preparations, however, to take, care of all the travel. ELKS ALL READY Big Plans Made for Their ( hrlMinas Work. Splendid The Klks last night put the finishing touches to tlie preparations for their grand observance of Christmas for the benefit of the poor and especially of the children who would know no Christmas but for their efforts. They placed the great tree which will be the meca of some 650 children this afternoon In Itn place In the basement of their dub house, hung it with the presents for all and with other beauti ful things and completed their plans to make ibe event even greater than that of last year. The tre,. observance win be held tliis al'tei noon ami at that time there will be some ii 5 n or 700 children the guents of the Klks. For them then have .,.n provided r,;,0 boxes or candy bearing the message of "Merry Christmas and Happy New Ynr from New Haven bulge of Klks." Tin re will lie likewise fifift toys for the children so e.'ndi win ,,. one. This morning c.-irh teams will start out h.aring the Klks' cheer to seventy homes of th. poor. Seventy dinners have een provide, and this Is what they will con.-lst of One ten pound turke. celery, two quarts of potatoes, one quart of turnips, half a dozen bananas, two pounds of American mixed candy and a quart of cranber ries. Hesldes the dinner there will bo L'S half Ions of coal distributed by the Klks to-day. Tlie Klks have r.-c. ive. i;,o Santa. Clans letters and 10 ilu-sc replies have been sent to ir,n. .V,,st of the chil dren who have written them will be on hand this afternoon. Among the thing which will he' distributed this afternoon are so pairs of shoes. To pairs of low rubbers. '.'0 pairs of lit tle rubber hoots and other necessi ties!. Tiie request from the Leila Hay nursery h;iS heen filled in full and bo 'ides the one dinner asked for It. will include 1 toboggan caps, eight piilrs of chocs, :, puirs of rubbers, stock ing?, mittens and other wearing ap parel. Twenty-live members of tlie New Haven lod;;e were busy last night on Hie work of making the Dual plans and preparations. Kverythlng has been iloiie by the Klks. ' Many kind offers of aid and of money have been received hut have been declined with thanks as thb; is strictly an F.Iks' eent. Wl.aiever feminine work whh necessary has been done hy the wives and daughters of the Klks and everv- Percale Dress Patterns Hi 1 mils ill a IJox, $1.25. Madras Shirt Hist I'ltltorns. T.V $1 .50. Scotch Manuel hi 25c to 75c yard. Wool ('bullies. ,Kii , 1,,,'rli, (lib yiird. 150 OKA N OK KTKKfcT. R. N. JOHNQUEST, B28 ( Impel Street, New Haven. REFRACTING OPTICIAN. The only c.tes ou will ever Iihvp are ! I lie ones you bate now, He kind to ! tliein. ! Horses Boarded for the Winter. Aid; IJOX .STAM.S. F. M. FOWLER. U(l() YYIJAIjLEY AVKMli HiiiiK l.i k t n n 1 1 1 1 wliti l In' mark of tin' 101 Us. Anil thi'i'p will hi untli IriK lacUlriK. At tin' ciit.i rln i n m nt this u I I'-rii oni, the Xiw Mllltiiry hmul will fitrnlnh a rnuivrt. FOLEY TO GET THREE SQUEEGEES (Continued from First rase.) guild condition. When asked about his plans in tlie matter he said be would Kef, tlie machine and place them in commission when the sprink ling season, opens In March, and then there will be no morn xprlnkllnK on the paved streets. Talilnor the sprink ling carts off the paved street. does not mean, however, that they will be discontinued, Tlie director plans to use the carts, which now number 3H, in full next year. Rut the use of tan squeegees will take part of their ter ritory away and the entire city will be rcdlxlrleted. The extra long routes at present covered will be shortened and more effective work secured from the carls Although the sprinkling carts will not be lessened tile director expressed the opinion that In tae lonu run the new machines would not cost the city anything. The squeegee Is a cleaner that replaces sprinkler, sweeper and scraper, and cleans the street like a rubber squeegee does a window nnd through tills he expects to make the work morn effective and more economical. No .sprinkling other than that, done by the squeegee will be done on paved streets, nnd the work will be done at night. New Haven now hasaccording to a report prepared f ir the director yesterday, ; F!.4 miles of pnverl streets and ap proximately 270.(100 square yards of Pitting. Tills It is planned to have til" three carts cover once In tweivty-finir ; hours. j The purchase of the ltalstead ft I Harmount property was taken up 'again yesterday an.l a committee con i sistlng of the mayor and Messrs. Fish er and Lawton, was named to secure the best price the city can get nnd report this praee to the board. The i property Is assessed for $73,000 and a price of JS.'i.OOO has been suggested j by the selling parties hut th - commlt j tee will endeavor to see if any better ' terms can bo secured. I The request of the board of eduen ; tlon for money to make up the deficit in the teachers' payroll account came i up again, and the board, as It had promised, voted to appropriate enotign to make up the shortage. Tje amount is n.!7?.4l The board of education submitted a query regarding- the appropriation. made this year. Th- amount In ques tion Is J IS, 000 for free text books and $1,000 mentioned for supplies. The board stilted that it has been custom ary to use the $ IK, 000 for text books and supplies and the $4,000 for pads and the board of finance sent a reply stating that this was the Intention of the body in niiiklng Hie appropria tions, A transfer .,f $jiiti."0 was made In the department of public works from the account for the v pairing of (uslvd stone pavements to those of cleaning parks and care of parks and trees. IVES LIBRARY WORK AWARDED I (Continued from First Page.) I board of directors of the city library of Stt.Oili) from the residue of the Ives I estate, t has been possible to carry out ! the original plans of the architect with i .very little change. There will be no ! change at all I'l the size or exterior of the building, and what changes have been necessary are only very minor ; ones In reducing tlie cost of port Ions of the flooring, without in any way cheap ening the appearance of the structure, i Mr, WntroiiM explained last iilfiht thai I the architect's plans were at first for I a building which would conn; within 1 Ibe J:;00,!0 Ives deques; ; hut the II i brary directors and emplojes wanted I more room here ami more room there i and changes In many particulars, so i that the size of the building, In spile ' of Mr. Gilbert' fears for the expenses, was niutcrla.Ily increased. The Ives ' committee was lifted out of this dllTl ; eulty only by the receipt of the re ! sldnnry estate, for which a vole of thanks to the city library directors was given last night. Although there is still so much to be Doll Carriages Our 20',' discount on every kind of doll vehicle is very fortunate for the dolls,' as many of them can now ride instead of walk. It A nice doll's go-cart, that folds up, for $2.00 (dis count leaves price $1.60), and about fifty different pat terns and prices up to $10.50 (discount price $8.40). Twenty per cent, discount on Ladies' Desks, Easy Chairs, Rockers, Music Cabinets, Shaving Stands, Work Baskets, Scrap Baskets, Jardiniers, Dinner Sets, Silver Sets, China Closets, Buffets, Tables, Chairs, and so on through the complete list of articles suitable for present making or housekeeping. Brown & Durham i COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS, t Orange and Center Streets. A Gift at Christmas A deep, deep subject, you'll admit. WHAT to buy for gifts and WHAT folks will II ku 1-ilCST. Let us suggest that UTILITY be your guide for a time. Think of HATH ROBKS. liorsu coats, l'A.IAMAS, Nt'X'KWEAR, ;uvi':s, I'Mimi-'.MiAK, ( .m:s, TOIIJ'.T C ASKS, HAT HOXKS, SILK and OPKRA HATS. Why, why, Isn't It true that you are now trouble free and shall wo see you? (1NC0UP0SATED) DPP. THE TOWN PUMP MOW HAVKX. COXX. Manicuring. The most Improved method, strictly sterile, Including n trentincnt for tin; hands, making them soft and ot youthful appearance. Price 50 cents. H. Y, HAIR DRESSING SHOP1 (Ocr Hnyler's.) 916 Chapel Street. Appointments. Telephone 1302-6. 9:9993'i:9iJ3 i!l vM H lb 990 CHAPEL ST., 4 New Haven House. tv (t tl done before all the bids are awarded, (be committee feels that It has a large part of Its truly herculean task com pleted. It is not decided when the next meeting for awarding further bids will he held, but It. will prohably be very soon. Mr. (illbert remained In town last night, hut was not to meet the committee again to-day. It had been originally hoped to have work on the library begun by this time, but It Is feared now that ground cannot b" broken before arly spring. Tlie committee last night voted to inward certain parts of the contracts. ! but as these contracts have not yet been drawn up. no exact figures were given out. Tlio-e decided on hist cven- ' Ing w ere as follow s: j For excavation, masonry and pluinb- lug To the Sperry & Treat company "f New Haven. j For the exterior work, n very high i grade of white Vermont marble to he j used To the Vermont Marble company, j of Proi tor, VI. For the iniseel hi neons Iron and strue iluriil sieel tvork--To the May Foundry I anil Iron company. Newark, N. .1. ! For the Interior marble work, inelud : lug staircases, corridors niirl the like I To tiie Vermont Marble eoiitiianv. or Ibe sheet mt tal work, and roofing i for a tar ad gravel root) I'rolmhly to tt nrt Chison Architectural Metal For the pl.isirr modelling in the In terior, to Include moldings, pie. To Hlkp-Thoiiip.-'oii comprint-. New York. For the ginning, to livlude the win dows ami skylights To David Shublin er. Netv York. For tlie entourage. I. e., the ma'lite balliistraile along Kim tret. brick wall on Temple .treet. laying out of tiie grounds, etc. Divided Into three contracts as follows: Marble wnrk to the Vermont Marble company; masonry to (lie Spent- and Treat, company, anil Iron wink to the May Foundry and Iron works. , 1'. ' u Popular Gift Pieces. i on i: DiiviMtnv. .Christmas gifts for everybody in China. Cut Olass, Metal Wares articles hating assurance of merit, even in the low priced ones, I'OK .MI'IN. Smoking Sets, Ash Trays, Shaving Mugs, Croton Sots, Coasters, Steins and Tankards, Match riiu8. A. F. WYLIE, 821 Chapel St. TIERNAN I CO. 821 Chapal SI. Hmrvfr nlmple or rlnlioniie n riirlatniii lift limy hi thrre'a a ciikp of NHtffnctlon la knowing ilml If In per-, fecil.v urn le. that It Ik Innlefiil, Hint It come from n Nliop where th nclrellen of Mock nml I lie Hert lee f t en to prc- imrlntc Hie parcel far de lit erj iiiiionnfa to a urudmriit. TUcne lire n herltniie of Hi If "hop, which we fondly clier- "THK GIFT SHOP." Visitors Always Welcome. Friend E. Brooks, Furrier. Friend K ISronlis, formerly of Brooks-Collins Co., is ' located at 710 Chapel street, npstnlrs, wher he Is sltotvlng a fine line of ladles' neckwear, muffs, fur anff ' fur-lined roHt, und doing fur work at very reason able prices (Only "Brooks" in the city actively engaged in fur business.) ii li Specials Bigelow Wiltons, $6.75 each. 36x63 inch. Spot cash. "None on f approval." 9x12 WILTON RUGS GOING AT $29.50. None on approval. f Special Christmas Sale ban bearing larpei sweepers. Nothing Better Made. $2.00 to $3.50. Try one. Window Foot of Center Street. Open Saturday Kvenlngs. i HOW TO MAKE , "THE HOME BEAUTIFUL" It is not one but a hundred and one little things that con duce to this end. One of them is to have the furniture, wood work and floors always bright and clean. One of the best prep arations (and it is inexpensive) for this purpose is our ELM CITY PREPARED WAX Try Thompson & Belden A Reliable Faint Dealers, Can. 398 State St. Tel. 2140. , 106 Court St. 'nmi.aniUUr. fc.lt H. I rtTT. tm OR E CAR Jp-AN PWSHT - I'OK LAIMKS. Brush and Comh Trios, Jewel Moses, Candle Sticks and Shades, dialing Dishes and their ac cessories, Vases and hosts of othr that are displayed. I'OK CHILDKIOV. Bread and Mils: Sets, Mugs, three-plecfl sets, Knlfn Fork and Spoon, Table Trayi-and Drinking Cups. rtuccvaMor Mi John Brxtil A Do. Xmas Suggestions Antique Jewelry OOl.D RINGS OOId) NPX'KLACES Ji;nH NECKLACES AMBER NECKLACES SILVER CURDLES Cold) BROOCHEvS GOLD EARRINGS ' Gt)LlM.O('KET8 Many other article Antique Silver NECKLACES SI 'OON8 SALT CELLARS TEA STRAINERS i HOX-BON PISHES -CORL1ALCTPS DECANTERS COLTM5NE ROTTLES And many other article . Brass GooJs CANDLESTICKS DESK RETS JARDINIERS andirons, nrro. WOODllOXEfi(repotisse) ETC. Miscall aneous FINE CHINA CUT GLASS FRAMED riCTT'RES FINE MIRRORS MINI ATI" RE PAINTINGS WATER COLORS ETCHINGS PHOTOGRAPHS ENGRAVINGS PICTURE FRAMES j j in RUGS.il IMPERIAL SMYRNAS. "The Best Made." ,. t 20 per cent off Our Lowest Cash Prices. None on approval. of the New Shade Co.! 75-81 Orange Street Jlrtistic-jlleisrials 6RANTIE- MARSLE. TBETHos.raniJPSAS(w Coj 143 SYLVAN AVE. SHaULD - BE'GIVEN - TtiE'SeLECTgN .4u'i4""S,4,,t"H"i,,iHf,4'HutI"i"i"H"i"i 4MI'4'4"H"H,4,,M i"M