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VOLUME XXXI. NEWTOWN. CONN, FRIDAY. DECEMBER 10, J 909. NUM BER 49 A GOOD PLACE TO TRADE. That popular trading place In Bridgeport, Foster, Besse & Co.'t., offers a great many articles suitable lor Christmas gifts, and which will make the recipient happy the year around. If you trade with Foster, Besse & Co,, you are bound to be well treated and get good values for the money. ' m Miss Elsonboss and friend of Drookfleld were guests, Sunday, of Mr and Mis George It. Wilson In Taunton. It will be a positive pleasure to look over the Christmas offerings at It. II. Boers & Co.'s., which include fancy Klbbe confections In dainty boxes, umbrellas in Cases, skates for the youngsters, pretty booklets, hammered brass articles, handsomely embroidered waists for the ladies, a pretty line of ties for the ladles, brush, comb and minor sets very handsome In design. The serine can not enumerate them all. Time Is too short. But take our word for It you will be pleased with the selection and will want to possess many of the articles on Inspection. . B. M. Peck, Sr., has a new gray horse that he recently purchased in Bridgeport. ii F. P. Bolles, the monument man, passed a night recently at Henry Beers', Botsford. Mrs Edward itllbrlde friends In Danbury. Is visiting George R. Wilson has a farm wagon, bought of A. M. Briscoe & Son. Mrs Margaret Lester, the trained nurse, returned to her home, last Thursday, after an engagement of sev eral weeks at Mrs John J. Kea.ting'8 on Queen street. John P. Keane, of the Union Business college, passed Saturday and Sunday with his parents, Mr and Mrs John J. Keane, of Gas stree. " At nobby line of men's furnishings will assist you in the gift selection. At Taylor, Curtis & Co.'s. Mr Msfhon, nn o' W. has been in Sandy Hook, superintending repairs on the tenement house on the Niantic mills property. I,. Mershon, this week, Mr and Mrs the Park City, A. W. Bassett Wednesday. were in R. H. Beers and Hobart H. Curtis passed Friday in New York City. Mellin's Food, 75c; Pape's Diacn, 50c; Wampoles cod iwrMi,- $i; col gates shaving -nck, 26e; Williams Shaving soap; 10c; Palm Olive Soap, Daggett's" cold cream, 10c; Shaving Brushes. 25e; Steam's headache cure, 25c. At Corbett, Crowe & Co.'s. Well, it is a stwle that is finding fa vor on every side. Davis and Savard are displaying the real thing in- convertible overcoat stvles the only perfect fitting kind. It will be a pleasure to show you this new addition to the overcoat fam ily. F.very other wanted style and fa bric is oady when you are. There isn't a wanted overcoat stvie missing from our large and complete assortment of the newest styles. Of course this is the home of the Stein-Bloch Smart Clothes, both overcoats and suits. Hol iday furnishings for men and young men. Hats, gloves, hosiery, mufflers, sweaters, fancy vests, neckwear, warm underwear, in short, every needed fixing. Buy practical, useful Christmas gifts for men at this, the leading men's store and shopearly. Davis and Savard Main street, corner of Fairfield avenue. ill. John Lynch of Mile Hill is critically Do not forget the anniversary sale at N. Buckingham's & Co.'s. Their great sale is sli'l on and is shown i me crowds at their store during the past week. Remember, they are giving 20 per cent off in some cases. Their huge store is brimful of zargains. See their ad on another page. Heavy, impure blood makes a muddy, pimply complexion, headaches, nausea, indigestion. Thin blood makes you weak, Dale, sickly. Burdock Blood Bitters makes the blood rich, red, pure restores perfect health. Stops itching instantly. C,ures Piles' eczema, salt rheum, tetter, itch, hives, herpes, scabies Doan's Ointment. At any drug store. For a mild easy action of the bowels, a single dose of Doan's Regulets is enough. Treatment cures habitual con stipation. 25c a box. Ask your drug gist for them. "Dr Thomas' Eclectic Oil is the best remedy for that often fatal disease-i croup. Has ueen usea witn success in our family for eight years." Mrs L. Whiteacre, Buffalo. N. Y. Crockery: A choice collection of fancy pieces at special low prices. Cups an.l saucers 25c, fancy cake plates 25c to 4Pc, salad, bowls 49c to 75c. Japanese ware included. For the boys: Flexible Fiver sleds. No. 1 $2, No. 2 $2.50, No. 3 $3.25, No. 4 $4. Racer $3.75. For the girls: Kid bodied dolls 25c to 9Se. Joint ed dolls $1.25 to $5.98. dressed dolls 10c to $1.25, Esquimo dols, etc. A fine as sortment of Holiday handkerchiefs, 5c to 50c. Initial or plain, the ladies' hand somely embroideded, the men's pure snow-white, the children's in pretty boxes. New shape mufflers in white, black and colors. 50c, 75c and $1. Hand bags 50c to $2.25; pocketbooks 25c to $1; hair brushes 25c to 50c. A world of nov elties that will make gift choosing a pleasure. At French's, in Bethel. The Shelton Bargain Store on Howe Avenue. Shelton, is ciosing out its busi ness there and have an announcement In this issue which will be of value to Bee readers. Read the adv. of the Fairehlld & Shel ton Co. and learn how to obtain your Christmas presents free. We still have a good -supply of rub bers and felt boots, arctics, etc. Ladies' and men's felt lined shoes and slippers. Prices for the holiday trade as low as the lowest Sandy Hook Shoe Store. PATEICK F. CROWE. His Death Occurs at St Vincent'i Hospital, Early Monday Moraine:. Represented Jlewtown in legislature, 1907208. The community was greatly sur prised and shocked, Monday morn ing, to learn of the death of Ex-Representative Patrick F. Crowe, who passed away at St Vincent's hospital in the early hours of Monday, mr Crowe sustained a fracture of the leg, Wednesday ot last week, while out hunting rabbits. He was taken to the Bridgeport hospital, Thurs day, but his condition was not re garded as serious. An affection of the heart Is believed to have caused his death. Mr Crowe was 36 years old, the son of Mrs D. Crowe. He is survived by his mother, two brothers, Thomas Crowe of Bridgeport and M. P. Crowe of Botsford, and three sis ters, Misses Mary, Margaret and Nora Crowe. On the death of his uncle, the late Patrick Keane, Mr Crowe took up the management of the Crowe Button shop, and devel oped remarkable ability in business management. The business pros pered under his care and oversight. Mr Crowe was a young man of aft able and attractive qualities and made friends on every hand. In 1906 he was elected to the Legisla ture on the ticket with M.. F. Kil bride, line was a member of Court Sandy Hook, F. of A., of the Bridge port lodge of Eagles, No. 420, and of the Bridgeport Automobile club. That this promising young life should be cut short is indeed a mat ter of regret and the sympathy of the public will go out to the aged mother and to the brothers and sis ters. The funeral was one of the most largely attended of any in town in recent years . and was from St Rose's church, Wednesday morning. Rev Patrick Fox officiated. The floral tributes were elaborate and in cluded: Flat bouquet of hyacinths, Misses McGrath, Bridgeport. Wreath of carnations and ivy leaves, Mr and Mrs Stephen Horan. Broken gate, Court Sandy nook, F. of A. Standing wreath, Bridgeport lodge of Eagles, No. 420. Standing wreath roses and carna tions, Employees Crowe-Keane But ton Co. Standing cross with word, "Son," Mrs D. Crowe. Pillow, brothers and sisters. Wreath, Mr and Mrs J. F. Keane, Bridgeport, Gates Ajar, Miss Nora,E.f Keane and nephews, t -"" ' r-""' w '"StaRfiitig" 'cross, lillies and roses, A. L. Poland, George Mahoney, M. Don ado, Bndgepylt. ; Flat bouquet llr and Mrs J. H. Smith. (J The pallbeaTcW were members of Court Sandy Hook, F. of A., as fol lows: Michael F. Kilbride, Arthur J. Gallagher, John Blake, William Egan, Michael Keating and Martin Lillis. The flower bearers were James O'Rourke of Bridgeport and James Blake of Sandy Hook. Relatives and friends were present at the funeral from New Haven, New York, Dan bury, Shelton and Bridgeport. The burial was in St Rose's cemetery. Funeral Director Honan had the ar rangements in charge. .n.,...;. :v-4....WJJ;.tr. 4 .Kss: .. - ' '" ' t - '-.it. PATRICK r, CROWE, Whose Death Occurred Early Monday Morning. ORDER EASTERN STAR. At the store of Merchant Henry Rupf will be found for the Christmas season, Christmas candy in packages and bulks, oranges, nuts and eveiything for the Christmas table. The market of John H. Rlackman at Sandv Hook will be replete with the best "in beef, lamb. porK and poultry for tl-c Christmas liniier. Sberman. Country Life Cigars please particu lar smokers. Try a box. At W. B. Haw ley. It a a crack2r-jaeic of a cigar. JepMhah Chanter Elects Officers. Jephthah Chapter, O. E. S., elected the following officers, Friday night: W. M., Mrs A. M. Briscoe; W. tr., L. F. Briscoe; secretary, Miss Jennie Briscoe; treasurer, A. M. Briscoe; conductress, Mrs H. W. Oppie; A. C, Mrs Amy Grear. THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. Friday Nisht's Supper. A perusal of the attractive menu prepared by the . Men's Federation for their supper, Friday night, will surely attract those who enjoy a good spread and the social life connected therewith. The hours will be 5.30 to 7.30 p. m. The menu will be a: follows: Oyster Stew Oyster Ecollops Fruit Salad Potato Salad Chicken Salad Biscuits Baked Beans Pickles, Olives, Jellies Cake and Ice cream Coffee " Sunday Serices. At 11 a'rE",WPrninS service with sermon by the paste?";, at 12m., Sun day school; at 7.30 p .ift.Y. P. S. C. E. meeting, subject Our b'if m.l Gifts," Ref. Matt, 2, 1 to 11, leader, Mrs H. M. Smith. Thursday evening, prayer meeting at 7.45. The ladies meet for sewing, Wed nesday afternoon, at the home of Mrs W. H. Hubbell. TRINITYPARISH. ', Sunday Services. At 10 a. m., Holy Communion; at 11 a. m., morning service with ser mon by the' rector; at 12 m., Sunday school- at 7. 3$ d. m.. evenine Drav- pt fii. mi . St Thomas' Day. ty, the 21st, St Thomas' Day, nmunion will be celebrated e for the sick. er. S ST Christmas Eve. uhristmas eve will occur the an nual j'Christmas tree service of the Sundjiy school, at 7 p. m. ON THE BISS0NNETTE JURY W. C. Johnson Chosen. Representative, W. C. Johnson has been chosen on the jury which is try ing Napoleon Bissonnette at Bridge port for murder. The following are the jury: George E. Scofield, assis tant postmaster at Greenwich; John M. Saunders, a groceryman at Stam ford; Frank H. Vann, a builder of Fairfield; Allanson C. Dickinson, a groceryman of Stamford; William C. Johnson, a farmer of Newtown; Dan iel W. Edwards,, a farmer of Easton; Andrew B. Wakeman, a farmer of Fairfield; Clifford Morgan, a farmer of Bethel; Edward Rutledge, a farm er of, New Canaan; John W. Meyer in the sea food business in Greenwich; John W. French, a shirt cutter of Trumbull and Austin Wakeman, manufacturer of Westport. ST ROSE'S. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Ember days, are fasting days. On Monday, the 20th, Father Fox expects to begin on the task of clear ing away the brush in and about St Rose's cemetery. Father Fox re quests all owning lots in the ceme tery to come at that time and assist in the good work. Lot owners un able to come are requested to contri bute $1 and Father Fox will see that the money is wisely expended. CHRISTMAS AT THE BRICKS TORE The attractive store of Taylor, Curtis & Co., is bright with the Christmas cheer, the stock including games, toys books in copyrights and rebounds, handsome stationary, silk umbrellas for ladies and men, lamps, handkerchiefs and silk mufflers. Then, for the Christmas table there are white grapes, mixed nuts and all the delicacies of tue season In the grocery line. William Shepard and helpers are doing plastering and masin work in the factory of the Niantic mill at Sandy Hook. ATTENDED BANQUET IN BRIDGE PORT. Henry G. Curtis and W. R. Curtis attended the annual banquet of the Bridgeport Business Men's Associa tion at the Stratfieid in Bridgeport, Tuesday night, making the journey in their auto. MASONIC. Hiram. No. lMHects Officers. The Messrs Curtis Make the Round Trip in their Automobile. hiram lodge, No. 18, F. & A. M elected these officers, Wednesday night: W. M C. A. Peale; S. W., W. H Prindle; J. W., J. O. Pitzschler; T. ,' A. M. Briscoe; S., L. C. Morris; S. D., L. T. Briscoe; J. D., G. W. Carl son; S. S., C. N Harang; J. S., C. P. Northrop; Tyler, Alonzo Cree; Mar shal, A. B. Blakeman. If you have a farm for sale let me sell it for you. It will be adver tised in The uee, wnich is read by more people than any other paper in the country.. C. F. Beardsley. ; C. F. Beard&ley's auction of cattle last Thursday, at Samuel B. Sharp's was largely attended and stock brought good prices, averaging near ly $40 each. One colt sold for $54 Coffee and sandwiches were served. ... V Bays'- ceoi Howard & Barbour's store on Main street, Derby, is all in gay attire for the holidays. Every department is filled with bargains for the Cnrist mas shoppers and the toy department is crowded to overflowing with every thin? to delight and amuse the chil dren. Do not fail to visit them be fore you do your Christmas shopping. Look up their large advertisement in this week's issue. Taylor & Gregory, the jewelers, on Elizabeth street, Derby, have a full stock of watches, daimonds, jewelry, etc., to make your selection from for your Christmas presnts. Call at their store and inspect their stock. The Gardner & Hall Co., Main street, Derby, are all ready for the Christmas trade and have a full stock of waches, diamonds and all kind9 of jewelry Look up their Christmas advertisement. Hubbell Brothers of Derby, "The Corner of good shoes," have their store nicely decorated for the holi days and are showing a fine line of slippers for tue Christmas trade. When you buy your footwear at that store you always know you are get ting tne best at the lowest cas'i prices. You are always welcome at this store and an obliging for. e of clerks are always on hand to attend to your wants. On Christmas day there will be services JjjjiA church at 10.30 a. m.. 'ina Holy Corn will be for the infirm clergy. HES FOR CHRISTMAS In The Surprise Store. Every mother wants her boy to be well dressed at Christmas time. New clothes add very much to the enjoy ment of the various new playthings brought by Santa Claus. Moreover, new clotnes are permanent and con fer their benefits long after toys are broken and candy eaten. The stock of clothes for Eoys in the Surprise Store is very complete. There is everything a boy wears (except shoes) from the time he is three years old until the long trousers stage. .There are Russian Overcoats and regular overcoats at $2.50. Then at different prices from $2.50 up there are overcoats in various mod els and styles of fabric, military, auto, convertible collar, velvet collar, single and double breasted models, gray, siv , srroke, steel, tan, olive and browu shades. There are sailor collar aiid plain Russian suits, anu novelty suits. Sonne are priced as low at $1.50. Others at various prices up to $7.50. There are all new sfyle hats and caps and all kinds of furnishings for boys in com plete assortments of cizos. This week The Surprise Store is holding a special s.'le of children's clothes that will be well owrth while for any mother of a boy to investigate. Triple Combination Sets. For the boy's father The Surprise store offers an "ideal Christmas Gift" a combination set of French web Suspenders, Japanese silk hand kerchief and fine silk four-in-hand tie, all matched in the same color. There are six different colors to choose from. The set in handsome Holly box sells frr 75 cents. ' HILLSIDE CIUB WHIST. A Fine Time Assured. The whist to be given under the auspices of hillside club at their rooms, this (Friday) evening, prom ises to excel any In the history of the club. There will be 20 prizes, In value from $5 down, A fine cemera Is one of the prizes, also a Huniaford costing $3.50. It only costs 25 cents for a score card where $25 worth of prizes ore represented. Fri day evening rain or shine. The decorations are worth the price of the score card. ST JOHN'S. Sunday Services. At 10.45 a. m., morning prayer, Litany and sermon by the rector, Rev O. O. Wright; at 12 m Sunday school; at 7.30 p. m., evening prayer. HAWLEYVILLE CHAPEL. Rev Frank Hawley to Preach. There will be a service in the Hawleyville chapel, Sunday evening at 7.30 o'clock, withp reaching by Rev Frank K. Hawley. CHRISTMAS BUYING. Reports come from many sources that the best of buying, this season, is more strongly toward useful gifts than ever before. The increased cost of living Is so marked that it is Inevitable that perple should turn to giving needed things for personal wear it service in place of the more' or-Uss thrashy gifs commonly as- s; dated with Christmas. Thus it comes about that Meigs & Co.'s. big store is the most popular shopping place in :o.v.i, these days, for women in search of suitable gifts for men and boys, and for men who seek the best gifts for women. "Give useful gifts" is the slogan of the season and is echoed in every section of tlis great store, and useful gifts costing from a quarter up can be found there that are sure to please the recipients. When in doubt, go to Meigs & Co.'s. and you will find your holiday list quickly completed. Bethel. TO AID THE LIBRARY. At the mooting to form a Lading Auxiliary to the lletliel library, the fol lowing luilixM were Hurled ollicera: PreNldnnt, Mr Rolmrt Keelor; vice pn-n-lilont, Mm H. U Klnck; nwrotnry, Mr KninccH Coulter; treuflurer, Mm C. ii. Monte, ' Mlsn Maria Macbeth hn been on a vlHlt to frlenilH in New York City. The biiKiutr of tit ThomiiH' church whh a 8Ucc6hh In uplle of the xtorm on Tu.-h-day evenlnsr. Mrs Jarlny'g wax work wre thoroiiKhly enjoyed. There wn a large iittondiuico on Wednomluy evenlntf and about $300 whh realized. The printing ottice of Morsa & Qohrels him brcn wired for electricity. William Wildmnn Ih building a large mw lee boiiHo to replace one of IiIh old bonnes near hlx ice pond in 1'lumtreea. Ouaker's Farms. CimiSTMAsTliSTIVITIES. ChrlHt ehnrcli Sunday school will hold ItH ChrlHtmaH entertainment, Monday evening, December 27. Mrs Lorcna R Downes has been con fined to her room for the past two weeks with a severe cold. Willard Tomliimon and wife of Great Hill visited with his sister, Mrs Eliza beth Crossman, one day lust week. Samuel Allen of llethlcnem Is the guests of his daughters, Mrs Theodore L. Iline and Mrs William Hubbell. Miss Uessie HolL-ird of Pennsylvania is teaching the Quaker Farms school and boards at R. Z. Hawkins'. liev Milton Moshier was calling on friends in this place, Wednesday and Thursday. Mr and Mrs John Hirst and sisters returned to Kosedale, L. I., after visit ing friends on Five Bile Hill. A. Lenway has moved his saw mill from the land of George Thompson and is now sawing the timber on the land ot L. J. Hull, and sister. Mrs R. Holbronlc. of Ansonia. A swell line of fancy postals at Corbett, Crowe ot Co.'s. Don't forget your friends. Delicacies for the table at Cor bett, Crowe & Co.'s., including plum pudding, mulag grapes, mixed nuts, English walnuts, dates, figs and oranges. Have vnn rr'.prl 'Rfill's nnnltrv dressing ItV O K. At Corbett, Crowe & Co.'s. Southbm-t. THE STREET AND VICINITY. Miss Yard is caring for Mrs Margaret Atwood. Miss Arvllla Murphy is visiting friends in Hartford. William Rotherford is doing Jury duty in New Haven. Cyrus Gray and wife visited their daughter in Waterbury, last week. Harry Brown from New Haven was home over Sunday. A corps of surveyors were In town, last Saturday, surveying the turnpike through the Center. The object of the surveying Is not known. The funeral of Mrs Mary Keefe was held from Sacred Heart church, Tuesday morning, at 10 o'clock. Father Fox of Newtown olflciating. One daughter and three sons are left to mourn her loss. Clarence Hedden from York state was home over Sunday. Mrs M. E. Olmstead from New York has been in town for a ew days. mrs wauer tiicocK has oeen 111. Gloves and mittens for ladies and men, Pheonix sweaters for ladies and men, a nice line of handkerchiefs for Christmas, dolls, toys, etc., at Cor bett, Crowe & Co. s. The High school will close, next week Thursday night, for the Christ mas vacation. William Donahue of Bridgeport rjassed Sunday with his Darents. Mr and Mrs iuichael Donahue. Mrs M. E. Lyons returned, Satur day, after a stay of two weeks witn Wallingford friends. Miss Margaret Blake, a trained nurse from the New Haven hospital, is visiting her parents, ivr and Mrs Michael Blake, of Walnut Tree Hill. The'Selectmen will meet Friday. Dec fioin i) a. in. to 1 o'clock, to draw orders. Parties from Orange, N. J., are spending several days with C. F. Beardsley, looking for farms in hopes of locating in Newtown. George Dayton of Bethel passed Sunday with his mother, Mrs C. W. Dayton. Don't forget that Morris keeps rubber boots and mittens, just the thing for winter weather. If you want to get a good suit for ladies and misses try Lovin's Dan bury store. Christmas candies, both in broken lots and Kibbe's fancy chocolates, the finest ever, at Morris'. Mrs E. J. Hall and Mrs George Stevens paid a visit to Bridgeport, Wednesday. Everything for the Christmas din ner, such at nuts, oranges, white grapes, raisins, celery, figs, dates, etc. at Morris', the grocer. The snow has temporarily disap peared, but will liKely appear again. Cornet t, Crowe & (;o. have a new lot of s'eds for tl-e boys and girls. Make the "Kids" happy with a sled for a Christmas gift. Hiram Lodge, No. 18, F. & A. M., has accepteu an invitation from the rector of St John's church, Rev O. O. Wright, to attend special services on St John, the Evangelist, day, Monday evening, December 27, at 7.30. All Masons and members of the Order Eastern Star are invited to attend. Mr Wright will preach a sermon ap propriate to the day. St Rose's drum corps will give a social and dance in St Mary's hall, New Year's eve, December 31. Good music will be provided and no pains will be spared to mane the occasion a notable one. The committee of arangements consists of M. J. Keat ing, M. L. Keane, P. C. Bradley, J. J. Carmody, P. Keating and J. Car mody. "Dr Thomas' Eclectic Oil Is the best remedy for that often fatal dis ease croup. Hs been used with success in our family for eight years." Mrs L. Whiteacre, Buffalo, N. Y. Brookfield. THE FALL OF RAIN. night has very materially changed the moisture conditions.. The precipatation wns unusually heavy, not often exceed ed in a period of several years. The rain and melted snow was 3.08 inc'ftes. Owing to the surface being frozen much of it could run off, but ponds will be tilled once more and swamps, the sourca of the winter supply of water, will be well filled. Undoubtedly many wells and springs will be reached. It will relieve the anxiety of those farmers who are depending upon small streams with their small ponds for their ice supplies. W. H. Blackman and S. B. Terrell have been summoned to act as jurors in the Superior court which meets in Bridgeport on Tuesday, December 14. A. H. Taylor has had a telephone put it. His number is SiH-iA. The Christmas sale table of St Paul's Guild was a splendid success. The at tendance was all that could be accommo dated, both as to room and provisions. Every booth was well patronized. The men's table which was a new feature brought in $13. It was mostly supplied with farm products of every description. The net profits wil be very close to $100. The Sunday school festivals will take place next week. The Congregational on Thursday evening. St Paul's on Fri day evening. Mrs Esther Andrews is having a hot water heater installed in her house. Al bert H. McMahon of New Milford is do ing the work. Thomas Smith, who has had a par ticularly unfortunate year, has lost his young pigs recently bought. It was sup posed to be hog cholera. There wil be a union service of the two churches next Sunday. The service will be held ,n St Paul's. Stepney. .Min iorJST Cif It.-H NKW!?. Suiciay, the I'.Hh, the pastor will piv:iri; in I'.e morning a I'hrirtmas ser- 1 n. l'i iuii sei-i-ic- in th- 'veiling. r lii'i.slrn-'v oxi"v sii j ny t,, Sunday solv ol wii! be on Monday evening. Pe cernSer Sunday, the 2 t h . the district superin tendent, Dr E. J. Adams, will preui h at 2 p. m. Redding Eli Greenblatt has joined the men in selling milk. He takes Stepney. milk it to Improvements are going on in fine shape on what is known as the Warner place at Botsford. Besides a veranda across the frort of the hoi.se, numerous other improvements, new fences, etc., are being made. The wuole will be treat ed to a new coat of paint. Mr Kellogg and family are located at Cozy Corner, the home of W. C. Peck. 1C fr.a V r TWlr Sr o ii ,1 4r and Mrs V. E. Gilbert attended the Bos ton svmphony of music at Jackson's theater, Monday night. fiar.rire Knwards was at Hobart Fair- child's, last week, witn engine and cut ter, cutting up corn staiKs. Rev Father Fox was In Watertown, Tuesday, to attend the funeral of Rev Father Dunnigan. Guv Brown of New Britain passed Sunday with his parents, Mr and Mrs F. U Brown. Gordon Stevenson had a horse ser- ioiislv injured. Tuesday, at Sandy Hook. The animL tiewiv shod, severed nn ar- terr in the lee and It was feared the horse m-ould Weed to death. Jr Kiemun wn secured and tied up the artery. Crockery: A choice collection of fancy pieces a. special low prices. Cups and saucers 25c. fancy cake plates 25e to 4!lc, salad bowls il'c to 75c. Jnpaneie ware included. For the bovs: Flexible Flyer sleds. No. 1 $2. No. 2- $2.50. No. 3 $3.25, No. 4 $4. Racer $3.75. For the girls: Kid bodied dolls 25c to 98c. Joint ed dolls $1.25 to $5.98. dressed dolls 10c to $1.25. Ksquimo dols. etc. A fine as sortment of Holiday handkerchiefs, oc to 50c. Initial or plain, the ladies' hand somely embroideded. the men's pure snow-white, the children's in pretty boxes. New shape mufflers in white, black and colors. 50c. 75c and $1. Hand bags 50c to $2.25; pocketbooks 25c to $1; hair brushes 25c to 50c. A world of nov elties that will make gitt choosing a pleasure. At French s, in Bethel. The dwelling of peter McKeevcr on Clapboard ridge a few miles north of Imnhury. was destroyed by lire of un krown origin, late W?ne.-.l.iy night. Mr McKeever was driving nome from l.m bnry when he saw the light from the blazing building iitd kt i wing that his wife and four children were asleep in the house raced toward homo to save them. The mem'ners if the family v ere still sleepirg soundly when McKeever reaoIed the notice and aroused them. The buildii.gr and contents were totally consumed. Mr McKeever formerly re sided in Taunton- For Christmas R. H. Beers & Co. will have a fine assortment of the Kibbe confections in tancy boxes and in bulk for gift making and a nice line of pretty handkerchiefs for ladies and men, silk mufflers, sweaters for ladies and men, umbrellas and other useful and sensible articles. Your home store will ass:st you in making Christmas bright and happy for your friends.