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, NEWTOWN. CONN., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1 009.
' danieuaTwakeley. .
' Daniel A. Wnkoley, an old resident
of Chestnut Bill, passed away at his
borne there on V ednesday, December
22. The funeral was from his late
home on Bundny afternoon, Rev Mr
Hall of New Havon ofllclaMng The
burial was In the Long Hill ceme
tery. He Is survived by two daugh
ters, Mrs John Mallett, with whom
he lived, and Mrs John W. Trendwell
Mrs P.. C. Toueey and family spent
Christmas In Bridgeport with friends.
George Mahoney and family of
Bridgeport were guests, Christmas, of
Mr and Mrs D. Mahoney.
John Mahoney and family spent
Christmas day In Bridgeport, tue
guests of Mr and Mrs Pelton.
Fred Keuhne of Pork Lane has a
new ITnllnnrt crlttt mill nnd saw tnhlo
for use at his dace, nurchased of E. I
S. Fairchild & Son of Nichols.
Homer lloyt of Rhode Island Is at
bis home here on a month's furlough
with bis parents, Mr and Mrs Louis
;The Metliodist church held its
Christmas entertainment and tree
for the Sunday school at- their ball,
last Friday eveninf, which was well
attended and enjoyed by all.
' I The Country Club areto hold a re
ception and social dance in the club
room, this evening, Friday, Decern-'
Arthur Willis visited friends in
Waterbury, last week for a few days.
Mr and Mrs George Cudlip of New
York have been spenuing a few days
.iere, this week, the guests of Mr and
Mrs P. L. Jennings.
Nathaniel Hibbard is quite serious
ly ill at his home near the depot.
Mr3 B. A. Pixley is among the sick
fines, this seek.
Grace Episcopal church held Its
Christmas entertainment for their
Sunday school, last Tuesday evening,
which was much enjoyed by old and
Mrs Frank Sutherland and daugh
ter, who have been spending several
days here with Mr and Mrs C. P.
Jennings, returned to their home in
Ansonia on Christmas, day.
Mr and Mrs Leo Gabler and son,
Richard, scent Christmas in Bridge-
mas in Bridgeport, the guest of Mrs
Miss Alice Gabler, who is ill with
scarlet fever, is getting along nicely.
(There will be a social dance at
Staines" hall on Friday evening, De
cember 31. There will be music by
Davis' orchestra of Stepney.
Frank Hawley of Bridgeport was
a guest over the holiday of nig par
ents, Mr and Mrs Walter Hawley.
G. Jennings of Milford was a guest
on jChristmas day of Mr and Mrs C.
We shall continue to do business
at the old stand for 1910 and snail,
as in the past, give our patrons the
best goods that money man buy at
rock bottom prices and shall deliver
lie to our customers promptly. A
Happy New Year to all. The Cheap
Cash Grocery, Kobert Staines, pro
prietor. Mrs Mary A. Peet and Selectman
Charles G. Peet took Christmas din
ner with Mr and Mrs David S. Levitt.
Another car of Schumacker's stock
feed due to arrive soon. This is the
best "horse feed made and the sale of
this feed is constantly increasing.-
John S. Hurd Feed Store. -
Mr and Mrs George Clark and
daughter, Beatrice, Mr and Mrs F. L.
Turney and John French spent
Christmas in Bridgeport with Mr and
Mrs Robert Turney.
Mr and Mrs T. J. Northrop of
Naugatuck were guests, Christmas
day, of Mr and Mis W. N. Hurd. ,
Dr C. N. Gallup is remodeling and
newly decorating the interior, of his
house. Charles Blanchard is doing
' the work.
P. H. Kohlar and family spent
Christmas in Newtown, the guests of
Mr and Mrs John Shannon. ,
. Now is the time to feed your cows
Kow Kure. Keeps them healthy and
adds to the flow of milk. Old
fasnioned and prepared buskwheat
flour for pan cakes, also syrup, all
kinds to go with them. Our Bale for
1909 has far surpassed any previous
year, for which we tnann our cus
tomers and we wish'all our old cus
fnmprs and the general public a hap-
py and prosperbus New Year. We
shall aim as in the past to serve all
with the best goods tne mantei ai-
fnrds at the lowest cash prices.
The Long Hill store, W. N. Hurd,
COLONIAL JACK IN TOWN.
Walkine To San Francisco. ,
J. A. Krohn, a man about 28 years
old and calling hlmseif "Colonial
Jack," walked into the ttrlck store,
Wednesday night about 6 o'clock and
said he had walked from Waterbury.
He pushed a little wheelbarrow with
a rubber tire wheel. He said he was
on a walk from Portland, Me., to San
Francisco. That he expected to make
the trip bacK on foot, when he hoped
to beat the record of Weston. He
Bold postal cards with his picture to
pay bis expenses. He claims to have
previously made a tramp of 8000
miles. His plan is to make 12 or 15
miles a day on the way out and thus
become accustomed to the roads, we
were sorry our enthusiastic pedes
trian friend, Cashier Murphy of the
First National banR, New Milford,
was not on hand to greet "Colonial
v Sunday Services.
At 11 a. m., morning prayer and
Holy Communion with sermon by the
rector; at 12 m., Sunday school; at
7.30 p. m.. evening prayer.
Thursday, the , 6th, is the EpI
phany. .. .. .
Christmas Tree Service.
The Christmas service of the Sun
day school, Christmas eve, was well
attended and a very pleasant occa
sion. The order of service was as
METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
The Christmas celebration by the
Sunday school on Thursday evening
was well attended. The music by
the choir was finely rendered .. with
some solos by the large scholars. The
recitations and drills were well ex
ecuted by the classes and showed
much talent ' by the scholars and
faithfulness oirthe part of the com
mittee. The gifts to the school were
many and all presentreceived something.
The week day meeting will be
changed from Thursday to Friday
evening at 7.30, it being the last
service of they ear.
The storm having prevented the
service, last Sunday, the Christmas
music Dy tne cnoir ana sermon Dy me
pastor will be the program of the
day, January 2, at 10.45 a. m. and 5
p. m. Sunday scnooi at noon.
A young lady friend trom arooKiyn
lost her High school pin on the way
from the ..xethodlst parsonage to the
church. It is of no value to others.
The letters on it are "Q. H. S.
Brooklyn, which means Girls' High
school. It is blue and gold.
St John's Christmas Tree Service.
St John's church heldUts Christ
mas tree service for the children of
the Sunday school, ,.onday after
noon. The Christmas tree was a
pretty sight and there were presents
for all the children or tne parisn.
Re O. O. Wright read a Christmas
story. - .
.At 10.45 a. m., Holy Communidn
and Christmas sermon by the rector,
Rev O. O. Wright; at 12 m., Sunday
school; at 5 p. m evening prayer.
HOUSING HIS ICE SUPPLY.
H. B. Corer First in the Field"
Finishine This Work.
With characteristic energy Henry
B. Coger leads in getting in his ice
supply, having harvested his crop,
this week. Frank Banks did the
work and the ice runs 11 inches
thick. "The time to cut ice is when
there is ice," said Mr Coger.
Toboggan caps, ssates and hockey
sticks. At Taylor, Curtis & Co.'s.
Flannelette and all-wool bed blan
kets. At the Brick store, Sandy
skirts and underwear.
Curtis & Co.'s.
ENTERED INTO REST.
One of our oldest ind much es
teemed residents, Mrs Sarah Tomlin
6to Bostwick, who passed away De
cember 24, in her u8th year. She
rtind at the home of her brother's
widow, Mrs Mary Tomlinson, where
hiichnnrt. fieoree Bost-
wick, had lived and been cared for
for the last 10 years. r dusi
wick was stricken also with pneu
monia a few days after his wife and
died on December 25. The funeral
services were held on Wednesday,
December 29, at 2 p. m., at Christ
church, of which both were worthy
members. ' Mrs Bostwick was a
daughter of Charles and Esther Can
dee Tomlinson of Quaker Farms.
The place to get your rubber ar
tlcs, felt and rubuer boots is at our
store. We- carry the best makes on
the market at the lowest prices con
sidering the quality. You can. save
money by buying your family foot
wear at French's, in Bethel.
All sizes of Flexible Flyer sleds at
French's Dry Goods Store. BetheL
Mrs Roberts and daughter. Miss
Lulu Roberts, are passing the holi
days at Ludlow, Mass.
Feed International stock aid poul
try food, improve the condition of
your stocK, and fill up the egg basket.
At Taylor, Curtis & Co.'s.
Miss Lucy Wright of Boston,
Mass., and Cecil Wright, a student at
Yale university, passed the Christmas
holidaysuwith their parents,' Rev and
Msr O. 0. Wright.
Lighting up the tree. N
Hymn 69, "It came upon the mid
night clear." v
Christmas sentences, The Lord be
wlth'Vou, etc., Our Father, verslcles,
Psalm 132, read responsively, fol
lowed by Gloria, sung
Older scholars: a, recite St Luke
2, 8-20. b, Answer questions on the
Infant class, recite Christmas lesson.
Hymn 61, "Hark, what mean those
Statement concerning the Sunday
school anu awarding of prizes,
Hymn ols, "Thou didst leave thy
Distribution of gifts.
Bishop Johnson made a short ad
Hymn 57, "Sing, oh sing, this
blessed morn." ,
Creed, verslcles, collects' for
Christmas, Innocents, Epiphany,
Lighten our darkness, The grace of
Hymn 54, "While shepherds
watched their nocks by night,
The prizes for attendance during
the year ending at Advent were
awarded as follows:
Four present every Sunday, Wil
liam Tucker, Elsie Johnson, Saman-
tha Wood and Florence wood.
Five present all but one Sunday,
Herbert Ferris, George Ferris, Arthur
Ferris, Harold Ray and Charles
Four present all but tvo Sundays,
Irene Northrop, Robert Tiemann,
Leonard Wright, Frank Johnson.
Two present all but three Sundays,
Catherine James and Edward Scho-
Two present all but four Sundays,
Sari ford Beers and Manila George,
The following deserve honorable
nenthn: Hermann Tiemann, present
all but two Sundays since he began,
Dorothy James, present all but
five Sundays, tWee of which she was
sick; George Stuart, present all but
nine Sundays, seven of which he was
sick; Edih Northrop, present all but
six sunaays, ana may iaircnua, pres
ent all but .11 Sundays and those
when on account of distance and bad
weather it was impossible to attend.
The following have been honor
scholars for more .thart one year:
Marilla George, five years; Leonard
Wright, Herbert Ferris, George Fer
ris, Arthur Ferris, three years; Elsie
Johnson, Harold Ray, Charles Ferris,
Sanford Beers, Irene Northrop, Frank
Johnson, two years.
The following have during the
year received solid gold stars for
regular and long continued atten
dance: Dorothy James, January 17;
William Tucker, May 2; Harold Ray,
July 18; Florence Wood, July 25;
Samantha Wood, August 8.
The following, haviag in previous
years attained gold stars, have with
in the past year been awarded solid
gold cross and crown badges; Leon
ard. Wright, October 10; Elsie John
son and. Frank Johnson, November
21; Marilla George, December 19.
The following have won cross and
Overcoats and winter suits, flannellcrown medals for learning the'ehurch
THE CO.NGRE(SAT10NAL CHURCH.
Sunday Services. ,
At 1 1 a. m., morning service with
sermon by the pastor, at the clone of
which the Lord s Supper will be cele
brated; at 12 ui funday scho'il: at
7.30 p. m., Y. Y. B. C. E. tieetlnir,
subject, "Thi'ouitk this yerr with
Gnd," JicV Numbi'i-s 9-15 to 23 and
No. 10, i'PIio New Year's Consecra
tion meeting,) leude-r, Gustavo W.
Mflndny evening, January 3, com
mencing" ut f oVak, the annual
meeting and election of oillcors of the
First Ecclesiastical society will be
held In the prayer meeting room of
the church. Thursday evening, In
stead of prayer mooting, the annual
church mcetliK and, election of olll
cers will be held in the same place,
commencing, at 7.K0. A flu uuppor
and social Mine will bj enjoyed, lol
luwcd by the business meeting and
election of officers. Every member
aii4 all friends of the church are
urged to be present to enjoy the ev
ening and hear the reports of the
For the Benefit of the Newtown Li
A whist oartv for the benefit of
the N wtown library will be held on
T'lesd: y evening, January 4. An en
joyable evening Is assured. Don't
forget the date. ,
Thomas Lennett of Weston Is visit
ing bis sister, Mrs B. F. IiassottA ,
Leonard Ferry of Bridgeport spent
Christmas and over Sunday with bis
parents, Mr and Mrs A. II. Ferry.
MIrh Myrtle Beck Is spending the
1 noiiuuy season with relatives In New
Mlxs Emma Goodscll spent Christ
mas with friends In Enston, and on
accoirnt of the storm did not return
until the following Monday.
Mrs Delia GoodKell spent Christmas
day with her brother, Aaron Read, of
Chnrle? Bock and family snunt
Christinas d;iy with his son, George
Berk, of Hatlertown.
Schrol closed, the 24th, for the
Christmas recess. The teacher, Miss
Edith Logan, had the schoolroom
very prettily trimmed with evergreen
and also a tree wiWi gifts for each
scholar. The parents and friends of
the children were present to enjoy
tne dialogues and speaking, which
were well done.
NEWS TERSELY TOLD.
Mr Harry Atheurn or Rridneport was
fuuvi oi wr i m, couch on weuiien
, Charles W. Durand.
, Charles V. Durand of S'er ney died
on Tuesday night, aged 70 yeaVs and
11 months. He was a frequent visit
or at the home of his nephew, Hon C.
B. Taylor, in Newtown. He was at
msn of genial temperament and gen
erally liked. He is survived by two
sisters, Mrs Burr Mead of Stepney
and Mrs Emeline vard of Orange,
N. J. Mr Durand wast one time in
the livery business in Bridgeport.
Funeral will take place on Friday,
Rev A. L. Hubbard officiating.
John Keating and, son, Michael
Keating, passed Christmas with
friends at Passaic, N. J.
Mr and Mrs Benjamin Corning ftid
children were guests, Christmas day,
of Judge and Mrs Ephriam Briscoe.
Mr and Mrs Charles Peale passed
Christmas day in Jersey City.
Mr and , Mrs M.-J. Lynch of Wal-
lingford passed the holidays with Mrs
Lynch's mother, Mrs Mary Kilbride
of the Glen
Miss Mamie O'Connell or Water
bury passed Christmas with her par
ents, Mr and Mrs Laurence O'Connell,
of the Glen.
John Curtis Is boms from eulloee tu
jj..u id, iiiniiluy vuuutluu. r
Mr ltiiKWOII has bout; til llm nM liurrl
of Mr Amlji'-r and will noon riunovw It
to ma xarm, wner he will me it in mi-
i. ri mil wiui a Kiwi liilll ho 1 nium lis to ,
tart very aonn.
J;ev J. M. V'unl and family tmvft
lurwJ Jrom Newtown, after si'imdlng
AfTH Lynch In confined to her bed with
n trnltHil mime in nltuiulunce. Vr
Itoborto ha cliarRe of mo caw.
Alrn Mwiry Kucd hud a Chrlstmns
party, lii-.-liidliit; all ln-r children and
Knind'-liiliii'mi. Mrs William liatehclor
iiixl I itully icmtilniHl ovrr Htiinlay.
Mr iiml MrH Mimrice P". (.'iiitlg frnm
Sti"iti"'iil were week 3nd guests of Mr
unil Mi-n II. II. CiirtlM.
Mr and MrH E. L. Nottlcton of Fort
Trumbull Hva-.'h are xpendliiK the wlnur
with their puicntH, Mr and Mrs Wlllium
Mr Wildirnn linn t;il;en a position
wun K. 8. J'Vrrhllil He Son. lie has
rented the north half of his house.
L. C. Couch and family are Retting
Bettlfid in IN house rm:ently vacatna
by Mrs Sarah ! Ambler.
Mr and Mrn;Perey Curd and Kenneth
spent ChriHtnms in Huntington.
The members of Trinity church are
nrepnriiiR a dramatic entertainment to
ha hold at the reKldonce of Kichard
Smith about January 4.
There were ro services ineld in the
churches on account of the storm.
Lester Knelton and a fcrce of men are
at work opening up the roads.
Roy Canflchl of ininKlPss district met
with nn iicvldent on his way to Bridge
port on Sunday morning. One of his
horses full down. H was obliged to
leave It at one of tbo neighbors' barns
until the storm abated. The horse was
hurt internally and will probably have
to be kulsd.
Mr Smith, the Bee man, visited in
town on Monuay.
(Jporpe .Viccientan is spending the
winter in Bridgeport, stopiiinn with Airs
J'ev J. M. Yard and family visited in
Briilftonort on Aionday.
Mr and Mrs Vf. K. JH'.mb held a fam
ily leathering on Cnristmas day.
rr.mk Aplhony of liiidgeport was a
guest in town, Ins.. week.
I-. b. Kaircuiid lias bought a new ox
to use on his wood business.
CHWSTMAS AT MTvS MAKY BEITS
A Delightful Gathering.
A pleasa1 1 gathering took place on
December 25 at the residence of Mrs
Mary Betts. She does not forget her
iriends on that day and as usual gave
them a delightful reception. The
company sat down to a sumptuous
dinner :it !! o'colck. Mr and Mrs
Ackley, Mrs Emily A. Bennett Mrs
Kzra J. Mall, Lawyer Beits Iran New
York were the invited guests. There
were eight at the table and were
waited upon in fine style by Ralph
Betts. Mr and Mrs Charles Betts
from N'ew York arrived in the even
ing, having stopped in Eridgeport to
dine with her sister end mother.
Several were added to the evening
company, .if.mely E.va J. Hall, Mr
and Mrs William H. Stevens and Mr
n wi nr-MM i r:.in... t mi ;
auu m u. oiiusey rarsuuB. mere ENJOYABLE CIIMSTMAS CONCERT,
weie uuoui it sat uown 10 me even- The Chrislm!is concert ,n the Congre.
ing laoie, alter a pleasant social time gational church. Sunday evening, De-
with cards and music. Attorney comber 19, was thoroughly enjoyed by
Betts and Mr and Mr Tharles Rptts t'11' large audience. The children did
ueus dim IUT dllU Mrs varies Ueil& ,ilf. PXP,.P Sfts nnusunllv well and tha
Uiale chorus was excellent, also the
chorus of 25 mixed voices. Gifts, can
dy aid oranges were distributed to the
airs Abbia Williams entertained the
members of her famiry at dinner,
C'li'H-tnias day. t
Mrs George Welton of Woodbury. Mrs
Arthur Abbott and children of Middle
bury were at Arthur Mitchell's over
While eating dinner in a restaurant in
New Haven, Monday, D. M. Mitchell was
taken suddenly ill and became uncon
scious. He was removed to the hospital
end after a few days recovered. He was
able to spend Christmas with his daugh-
ter in New York.
Miss Beardeley opened her school,
Tuesday. ' ft,
returned to New xork Sunday even
ing. Many thanks to Mrs Betts for
the pleasant gathering which has
been continued for many years.while
a number of the family have passed
on to tneir nome beyond the tide.
Gustave, William and Anna
Betts are at school in Ohio.
ST EOSE'S NOTES.
Are you tired of looking at the
worn upholstery of your couch, cnajr
or parlor suit that needs a new cov
er? N. Buckingham & Co., 177
State street, Bridgeport, does this
work reasonable and in a first class
manner. They allow rreiglit one way
on all goods sent to be repaired, re-
overtd or refinished. See adv.
Thomas P. Lynch of St Thomas'
college, Hartford, was with his par
ents, Mri and Mrs ThomaS Lynch, for
the holidays. ; ''
Miss Nellie Kilbride of Bridgeport
was a guest, Christmas day, of her
parents, Mr and Mrs Edward Kilbride.
catechism: Charles Griffin, January
31; Charles Ferns, October 31.
Saturday, feast of the Circumci
sion, Holy Communion will be cele
brated in the church at 10.30 a. m.
H. G. Warner of the firm of Taylor,
Curtis & Co., has been confined to
his residence with a severe attack of
Heavk underwear for ladies and
men, gloves anu mittens. At Corbett,
Crowe & Co.'s.
NEWTOWN DRAMATIC CLUB.
To Present Plav For Benefit Newtown
The Newtown Dramatic club will
present at the Town hall on Friday
evening, February . 4, that beautiful
three act comedy, "The . Village
Schoolma'am," for the benefit of the
Newtpwn library. They will be sure
of a crowded house.
Campbell's soup, Van Camp's cele
brated pork and beans, Snider and
Walnut catsup, buskwheat and pre
pared and plain, maple ' and Korn
syruns. otanges, tigs and dates. At
Corbett, Crowe & Co.'s.
James Donahue, John Bradley and
Henry Lang of Brooklyn spent 'the
holidays with friends in town.
Martin FWfnell and John Cribbens
of Passaic, N. J., passed the holidays
withfriends in town.
Mr and Mrs John ulcNamara and
Miss Bessie McNamara of Passaic, N.
J., were Christmas day guests of Mr
and Mrs Michael McNamara.
Miss Helen Houlihan of Convent
Station, N. J., Is spending the holi
days with her parents, Mr and Mrs
M. J. Houlihan: .
I C. Morris has a fur coat that
some one will get cheap. Better
look after it.
All sizes of Flexible Flyer sleds at
French's Dry Goods-Store, BetheL
The Half Way River school Is
closed foi a week's vacation. The
teacher, Miss Elsie Gilbert, had a
Christmas tree for her scholars at the
To Appear Here, January 28.
The closing entertaiumen: in the
Men's elub course comes on January
28, when Malcolm 'Shackleford will
appear in a program of sor.gs and re
citations with banjo accompaniment.
Mr Shackleford comes very highly
recommended . nd the entertainment
promises tn'be one of the best of the
The thernjpmeter regfstered six
degrees below zero at Sandy Hook,
. Mr and Mrs William Clark of Wat
erbury passed Christmas with
John Keating on Gas street.
Mr and Mrs Henry
Christmas and Sunday
Saturday is the feast of the Cir
cumcision, New Year's day, a holy
day of obligation. Two masses will
be celebrated that morning, at 5.30
and 9 o'clock. Confessions will be
heard on Thursday afternoon and ev
ening and also before the 9 o'clock
mass on Saturday morning.
The offering on Christmas morn
ing was a most generous one. Father
Fox appreciates this very much and
wishes to thank his parishioners for
Next Sunday morning mass will be
celebrated at St Stephen's, Stepney,
at the usual hour, 10 o'clock.
Owing to the severe storm, last
Sunday morning, Father Connors was
unable to attend the missions at
Southford and Southbury. Masses
will be celebrated at there places on
Sunday, January 9, at the usual hour.
Next Sunday, the first Sunday of
the January quarter, pew rents.
On Monday, January 3, a month's
mind requiem high mass will be cele
brated for the repose of the soul of
the late Mrs Matthew Mullane.
Miss Roberta Neville, who has been
spending several daye with her sis
ter, Mrs F. C. Briggs, on Newtown
street, has returned to her home in
George F. Buncombe tnd daughter,
Miss Julia Duncombe, spent Christ
mas at their home here. -
' Charles D. Ferris and George B.
Beers are doing jury duty in Bridge
port for a few weeks.
Phillips Morris returned, Wednes
day evening, from a few days' stay
in Bridgeport, The guest of Mr and
Mrs Curtis P. Morris.
Mr and Mrs L. H. Elsenboss and
tMiss Charlotte E1.3ecboss were guests,
Christmas, of Mr and Mrs George R.
Wilson in Taunton.
Miss Catherine Murphy, teacher of
the lower school in Newtown street,
is spending the holidays in Brook
field with her parent:,, Mr and Mrs
Atwood's Bitters, 25c; Lane's tea,
25c; Foley's Kidney Pills, 60c; Mel
lin's food, 75c; White Fine and Tar,
25c; Linonjne, 25c and 60c; Beef,
Iron aqil Wine, COc; Fairchild's Es
sence of Pepsin, (1 bottle; Feuowe's
Syrup of hypophosphites, Pape's dia
pepsin, 50c; En thymol tooth paste,
25c. At Corbett, Crowe & Co.'s.
The place to get your rubber ar
tlcs, felt and rubber boots is at our
store. We carry the best makes on
the market at the Jowest prices con
sidering the quality. You tan save
money by buying your family foot
wear at French's, in BetheL
Elbert N Sipperly. Jr., of West
port, the artesian we'l man, has just
purchased a 16 ton Buffalo Pitts
road roller and :.lso a Champion
stone crushing outfit and is now in a
position to take contracts for all
kinds of stone crushing and road
building, besides the sinking of ar
tesian wells. He now has a contract
for crushing 500 loads of stone for
John Shipway of Noroton Heights,
THE SMITH-MURRAY CO. GREAT
On Monday, January 3, the Great
Semi-Annual Sale of Smith-Murray &
Co. begins. Every woman with 40
miles should go. The price-cutter
has been at work all through the
store. Hundreds of shrewd shoppers
wait for these half-yearly clearings,
and they do not wait in vain. Those
who go to this sale will be amply re
warded in the great opportunities af
forded for saving money. This firm
has the confidence of the public in
Miss Edith Quackenbush of New
Rochelle, N. Y is spending the holi
days with her parents, Mr and Mrs
Roy Hyatt of Waterbury passed
Christmas with his parents, Mr and
Mrs John Hyatt.
5risi Julia M. Blackman of Passaic
N. J., passed the holidays with her
parents, Mr and Mrs James M.
Guy Brown of New Britain and
Fred Brown of Hopewell Junction,
N. Y., pased Christmat with their
parents, Mr and Mrs. F. L. Brown. ,
AFFAIRS ABOUT TOWN.
Mr and Mrs Burr F. Beach have
been spending the holidays in West
Maude, the little daughter of Mr
and Mrs Edward Ward, has been con
fined to the bouse with a severe cold.
Mr and Mrs O. B. Burton are
spending the winter with the Misses
Hurd In Long Hill.
Miss Josephine Carey has been in
Waterbury for a few days, attending
the funeral of her nephew.
Owing to the severe storm there
were no services in the Congrega
tional church, morning or evening.
Mrs Emma Wilcox of Bridgeport
spent a day recently with Mrs How
ard S. Beach.
Mr and Mrs Simeon Jenkinson,
whHe driving in Bridgeport, one day
last week, met with quite a serious
accident. They were run into by a
heavy team and both Mr and Mrs
Jenkinson were thrown to the
ground. Mrs Jenkinson had three
ribs broken besides being badly
bruised and shaKen up. The horse
was slightly injured. Their friends
are congratulating them on their for
tunate escape from more serious in
John Armstrong spent the Christ
mas season with his,, family in Dan
Mr and Mrs Lund have leased the
Dana homestead and are going into
the poultry business
Selectman B. S. Beach had a force
of men out, Monday, opening the
W. O. Beach spent Christmas out
B. S. Beach and family spent
Christmas in NorwaiK.
We sell a good supply of rubbers
and felt boots, arctics, etc. Ladies'
&nd men's felt lined shoes and slip
pers. Prices for the holiday trade as
low as the lowest. Sandy Hook Shoe
Urn tain.ed letters remain at the
Newtown postoffice addressed to Mr
and Mis Will B roots, Nicholas Berg,
Clarent Bristol, Paolo Calobro, Mrs
William Hark, Miss Frances Griffin
and Janket Eyopik. W. M. Rey
Mr and Mrs Howard Galpin of
Terry vi He wore guests, .over Christ
mas of ,Mr and Mrs Amzi Harmon.
A pair of children's gloves were
found, Saturday, in front of the Pro
bate office. The owner can have
same by identifying property at The
Samuel Wilcox of Boston, Mass.,
passed Christmas with bis mother,
Mrs Ella Wilcox, of the Glen.
Miss Celia Peterson of Danbury
and Miss Helen Paterson of Passaic,
N. J., passed Christmas with their
parents, Mr and Mrs Alfred Peterson.
For the Sunday dinner a prime
roast, tIump and luscious chickens,
white grapes, grape fruit, oranges,
nuts, etc, offered by Merchant II.
Mrs Florence Addis spent Christmas
diy with her daughter, Mrs A. W. Fer
guson. Howard Hale made himself very useful
after the snow storm and made paths
nearly all over the village.
Mr and Mrs Willis Judson have again
moved to West Cornwall, which is nearer
Mr Jud son's work. e . ' t
Mrs Mary D. Price has gone to Bristol to
spend the winter with her daughter, Mrs
Charles L. Dunbar and Thomas Lennon
of Bridgeport spent Christmas at their
homes in this place.
Franklin Ferguson is ill with whooping
cough at his grandmother's in Bridgeport.
William Lane of New York and his sis
ter. Mrs Kennedy, of Torrington, spent
Chris'.mas at their home in this village.
Charles Beeler has moved into the par
sonage. The family who recently oc
cupied it have gone to Canada.
C. L Slade entertained Miss Vesta Day
and Byron Main, Christmas.
The colored people gave a very success
ful dance, Chrisimas eve, but the cake
walk was not as good as the spectators
It is 'always a pleasure to visit the
marki-t of far' t!a r i.f-'. ne-- nn-re
so than at Christmas time, with its
prime beef, turkeys and chickens. Mr
Barter had over ino turkeys to supply his
'-listeners nnd will have some hne beef
for Kew Year's. ,