THE .NEvVTOWX BEE, fTUDAV, DECEMBER 31,
THE SMITH-MURRAY COMPANY,
BRIDGEPORT, CONN. k
Honday, January 3(1,1910,
The Great 5emiAnnual Sale Begins!
Every Woman Within Forty Miles Should Come. 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 come to this sale will
be amply rewarded in the great opportunities afforded for saving money.
A sale of Women's Suits, Jackets,
etc This sale Is arranged to effect
a clearance of every winter garment
and as the stock is representative of
the best domestic and foreign makes,
tiie advantage is obvious.
Women's Suits that were $15.00 to
?20.oo; Sale Price $12.50.
Misses' Suits, 12 to lti year sizes,
were $8.95 to $10.00, Sale price $5.00
Women's Suits that were $20.00;
Sale Price. $15.00
Suits that were $25.00 and $30.00;
Sale Price. $18.00
Black Kersey Coats, 50 inches long
newest styles, worth $10.00; Sale
Women's short Jackets in Cheviot
and Kerseys, worth from $10.00 to
$12.50; Sale Price $6.95 and $8.95u
Black Kersey and Broadcloth
Coat3, 50 inches long, worth $13.50
to $15.00; Sale Price $10.00.
Coats that were $20.00 and $25.00
Ralp Prins .HIS Of)
Women's half-fitted Coats in mixed
goods, worth $10.00; Sale Price $6.95
Black Brilliantine Waists, all sizes
34 to 44; Sale Price $1.39 each. cn
White Lawn Waists, worth $1.50
Sale Price. 95c each. ,
Fine Lawn Waists ;Sale Price $1.95
Children's coats in 12 and 14 year
aizes, brown, navy, and mixtures,
worth $8.95; Sale Price. $5.95. An
Children Coats that were $5.00;
3ale price $2.94.
Misses' Raincoats in gray and tan
only; Sale Price. $3.95.
Women 8 Raincoats in Silk and
Rubberized- Sale Price $8.95.
Satin and Cravenette Raincoats,
50 dozen Pe cale Wrappers, worth
$1.25; Sale Price 95c each.
Kimonas made of Flauelette; Sale
Price. 33c each.
Long Kimonas; Sale Price $1.49
Scarfs ond Muffs in Coney, Fox
and Opossum, 23 to 50 percent less
ny i oats, 50 inches long, worth
$6o.00 to $S5.00; Sale Price $50.00
- Brown diey Coats, 50 inches long
Sale Puce. 512.50.
All our Trimmed Hats that were
$1.95 to $3.95; Your Choice $1.00
Outing Hats for Ladies or Children
Wc each. ' '
Edgings end Insertions, 5c, 10c,
12 l-2c yard.
The best values we ever had on our
Corset Co er and Fh uncing Em
broideries, :5c, 19c, 2fo yard. Great
5000 ya ds Torctton Laces and In
sertions, 4o per vad. .Regular 5c
Special value in Missaline, regular
73c quality, 11 colors, Sale Price 3?'C
Check, stripe and lYncy Silks, val
ue 5c; Sale Price 49 a yard.
Colored liengalines; Sale Price 5iC
Ri mnants of Silks at half price.
(Left Aisle, rear.)
3 1-4 inch all silk wash taffeta rib
bons. .Special sale price 10c a yard.
5 in..h stripe messaline hair bow
ribbons, worth 39c a yard. Special
sale nnne 12 l-2c vard.
5 inch Dresden ribbons, worth
from 25c to 39c. Sale Price 19c .a
Fancy beltings, 5q yard, worth
Lace StocKS and Jabots, worth 19c
and 39c. Sale Price 12 l-2c each.
Lace Stocks, Ties and Jabots, 25c
and 50c each. Half Price.
Sarfs, Ruffs and Boas at half reg
SILK BAP GAINS.
3 9 inch Black Missaline, value 75c
Sale Price, 49c yard.
l'j incn BiacK reau-ae-uygne, voc
Sale Price 59c yard. .. ,
Black Moire, fi.uu quality. Sale
Price 69c yard. -
at incn isiacK tsnganne, vaiue
00; Sale price 19c yard.
35 men iJiacK xartaa, value $i -u;
Stle Price 95c vard.
iie incn Black Messaiine, value.
11.50; Sale Price $1.16 yard.
Ladies' and Childicn Handker
chiefs, 3o each. Worth Cc, 8c and
Silk Mufflers iu black or white, 39c
59c. 89c and $1.00. .J"8'- about alf
Fleeced lined Shirts and Drawers,
value 59c. Sale Price. 45c each.
Ribbed Shirts and Drawers, value
69c- Sale Price 45c each.
Natural Wool and Camel's Hair
Shirts and Drawers, value 89c and
?i'!5- Sale Price 69c and 95c each.
. Natural Wool Hose, value 15 c. Sale
price. 11c a pair.
Fa t Black Cotton Hose, value 15c.
Sale Price, 11c pair.
Wool Hose, black, natural and
Camel's hair. Sale Price 23c pair.
Men's Negligee Shirts, oi'd lot, 39c
Oae 'ot Men's Fincy Bosom Shirts,
regular 75j and $1.00. SaJs. Price 25
each. Not aU sizes.
Lot of Boys' Sweaters, high neck,
all wool, value $1.00 and $1.25. Sale
Price, 75c each.
Holiday neckwear, siigntiy muss
ed, goods that sold for 25 c, price
12 l-2c each,
One piece Dresses in Broadcloth,
Prunellas and Serge, $7.95, $10.00
' WOMEN'S KNIT UNDERWEAR
20 dozen Gray Vests only, vaiue
25c. .Sale Price 15o each.
One let of Fleece lined Vests and
Pants. Sale Price. &3c each.
One lot of Fleece lined Vests and
Punts, value 5Dc. Sale" Price 45c
One lot of plain Vests and rants,
value $1.00. .Sale Price. 69c each.
Women s Combination Suits. Sale
Price, 45c each.
Women's Combination Suits, value
11-00. Sale Price. 75c each.
MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S UNDER
WEAR. Boys' fleece lined Shirts and Drawers-
Sale Price 23c each.
One lot of Boys' natural Wool
Shirts and Drawers. .Sale Price 45c
One lot of Infants' Vests, value 39c
Sale Price. 25c each.
WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSIERY.
Fast Black Hose. 10c naif
Fast Black Hose, white feet, Iq
Fast Black Hose, value 33 c. Sale
Price 23c a pair.
Children's heavy ribbed hose. Sale
Trice, 9c a pair. 3 pairs for 25c.
children's Wool Hose, fine quality,
Hbbed, regular 39c goods. Sale Price
25c a pair.
Gloria Silk Umbrellas, paragon
frame, good line of handles, worth
Si-25. Sale Price 95c each.
Special Values in tight roll, fast
Hack Umbrellas, paragon frame, steel
rod, $1.48. $1.75 each.
Think of the present market price
of raw cotton, then compare our
pt ices and ym will readily see where
we save your money.
2500 yards Standard prints, value
7c Sale Price 4 l-2c yard.
2000 yards Ginghams, stripe, check
and fancies, value 10c. Sale Price,
6 l-2c yard.
Outing Flannels, 2000 yards, all
new stripes and fancies, value 10c.
Sale Price 6 l-2c yard.
2000 dark ground percales, navy,
with white stilpe and figures, value
12 l-2c. .Sale Price 7c yard.
2000 yards light percales, neat
stripts and figures, 36 inches wide,
value 12 i-2c. Sale Price. 7c yard.
150 pieces best Sandard Outing Flan
nels in strip-?, checks and plaid. Reg
ular price, 12 l-2c. Sale Price 9c a
2000 yards Kimona Flannels, also
Flannels, values J. 3c, 19c. Closing
Sale Price 11c a yard.
Sfi inch Twilled Kimona Flannels,
suitable for wrappers and Kimonas,
value 19c. .Sale Price 11c yard.
Plain Pongee, no color missing, 25'
shades to select from, value 19c. Sale
Price 15c yard.
34 inch Scotch G'nghams in checks
and plaids, 75 excellent patterns, al
ways 37 1-2 c. Sale Price 25c yard.
Imported Robe Flannels maile to
retail at 3l-2c Sale price. 29c yd.
.eft Aisle,. front.)
THE SMITH-MURRAY COMPANY,
The Newtown Bed
Newtown, Friday Dec 31, 1909.
METHODIST CHURCH NOTES.
Friday evering. the 31st, the Sun
day school Christmas exercises will
be held at 7 o'clock. All are invited
The district superintendent, Dr J.
X. Adams is expected to preach and
kold the fourth quarterly conference
at three o'clock. Sunday school will
preceed the preaching service.
Sunday evening, the pastor will
preach up on "A backward look over
the year that hns oast.
Friday evening, January 7, the
.young people are invited to the par
sonage from 8 to 10 for a social even-
"BUILDING SAVED FROMboRNING.
Last Tuesday morning about 11
o'colck, just as Merwin W. Johnson
was about to drive away from' his
home on Elm street to go to Long
"Hill he saw smoke coming from his
laundry in a small building just
"back of his house and hastened to the
iuilding. On opening the door he
found the interior of the aundry
room all on fire. Fortunately there
was enough water in one of his wells
to put the fire out, which he did by
working lively. Had tne fire had a
few moments more headway it would
have been impossible to have saved
the building and almost impossible to
save his nouse.
Burglars broke into the station,
last Saturday night, and tore the
pay telephone from the wall and took
what money was in it and then en
tered the office and turned everything
tip side down, but not finding any
money did not take anything away.
Jiintrance to the depot was made
through one of the windows, but the
money they got from the telephone
was about all the booty they se
cured. NO CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY.
There was no service in either
church on Sunday on account of the
snow blizzard. Many of the roads
were badly blockaded and several
horses took plunges into the deep
Mr3 F. L. T. Ober and children,
who have been spending several
weeks here with Mr and Mrs C. W.
Edwards, expect soon to leave for
Michigan, where Mr Ober has a re
sponsible position with the Buick
Mrs Flora Lyons and Mr and
Mrs Sturges of Stratfield and Jerome
Nichols and family were all guests
- on Christmas day of Mr end Mrs C.
Old fashioned tuckwheat flour and
Grandma's Pan cake flour, just the
articles to make pancakes for break
fast and nice pure maple syrup, Karo
Corn Syrup and other syrups to eat
on the pancakes at W. L. Penfield's
at the depot.
George Squinaball of Bridgeport is
spending several.days here, the guest
of his grandmother, Mrs A. Mattigat.
Charles H. Hawley has been un
loading tnree cars of coal at the de
pot, this week
Mr and Mrs J. F.. Olmstead spent
Christmas in Bridgeport, the guests
of Mr and Mrs Harold Olmstead.
The installation of the officers of
Washington Lodge, F. & A. M., No
42, was postponed from Monday ev
ening on account of the severe storm
until Thursday evening.
Miss 'Catherine Lynn of New York
was a guest over the Christmas holi
day of xur and Mrs Frederick Lynn.
Miss Nellie Hummel and Mr and
MrsW. C. Porter, all of Bridgeport,
were guests, Christmas, of Mr and
Mrs F. A. Reid.
E.; R.Eastwood purchased, the
first of this week, a fine Holstein
heifer of Adolph Heinze of Trumbull.
The Hawley Manufacturing Co.
have just received an order for 10
gross of the "Quick-as-a-wink" cork
pullers tc go to Sidney, New South
Wales, Australia, and will ship the
order, this week.
C. L. Smalley jvas In Ridgefield on
Miss Mary E. Seeley spent Christ
mas and a few days with her sister,
Mrs Albert nili, in Ansonia.
Mr and Mrs Sophia Hayes and Miss
Mabel Hayes were Christmas guests
of Mrs Oscar Plumb in Nichols.
Ernest Bigbee of Bridgeport was
guest of J. Purdy on Christmas.
Camille J. Nareau entertained sev
eral relatives from Worcester, Mass.,
and New York at Hiilcrest cottage.
Miss Edith Fairchild of New York
and Daniel Fairchild were guests of
Mrs George Parmelee. ,
Miss Emma Mellen, who has spent
the past two weeks with her brother,
has returned to her home in the
Mr and Mrs Arthur J. Hull enter
tained Airs E. 0. ull and family of
Bridgeport. Christmas day.
Rev A. L. Hubbard and family
were entertained in Bridgeport,
Christmas, at the home ot Mrs
Mrs Ward of Orange, N. J., is at
the home of her sister, Mrs William
B. Mead, caring for her only brother,
Charles Durand, who is very sick.
George Offenbacker of Pennsylvan
is has been In the town, visiting his
old frienas. He was formerly of this
place, spending his boyhood days at
Mr and Mrs John Hinckley spent
Christmas in Bridgeport with their
daughter. Mrs William o.vinner.
There will be preaching service,
Sunday morning, at 10.45 as usual at
the Baptist church, followed at 'noon
by the Sunday school.
Edwards S. Beardsler and family
spent Christmas la Huntington, the
guest of Mrs Beardsley's parents, Mr
and Mrs L. J. Wheeler.
AFFAIRS ABOUT TOWN.
Mr and Mrs John M. Bailey enter
tained a party of friends at their,
home on Christmas day.
Mr and Mrs O. B. Burton spent
Christmas and Sunday in Long Hill,
the guests of Misses Kate and Marion
John T. Porter, the blacksmith,
has a good stock of shoes on hand
and is now ready to sharpen your
horse at short notice.
Mr and -Mrs W. E. Kelly of Bridge
port, Mrs Ellen McGuire and family
of Long Hill and W. E. Hendigan of
Bridgeport were all guests, Christmas
day, of Mr and Mrs P. Hendigan.
The milk men of Trumbull exper
ienced considerable trouble, Sunday
morning, delivering their milk en ac
count of the severe snow and' wind
storm and some were unable to cover
their whole route on account of the
S. J. Parks, the merchant at the
Center, is enlarging and improving
his store, this week, by moving the
book portion several feet to the east,
thus making the south half nearly
twice as wide and much lighter.
When the work is all completed he
will have a much more roomy and
convenient store for his business
P. A. Hendigan, the blacksmith,
has a big stock- of shoes all shaped
and sharpened and can fit your horse
out in a short time.
Almon French of Bridgeport spent
the Christmas holiday here, the guest
or Mr and Mrs Nelson French.
C. F. Brinsmade, the feed man, is
presenting his customers with a very
neat and pretty calendar for 1910.
F. H. and Georg S. Dibble are en
joying a two week's vacation from
their work at the Singer Manufact
uring Co.'s, factory in Bridgeport,
while they are taking inventory
First Selectman L. M. Shelton with
a force oi men broke out the road
from White Plains to Nichols, Mon
day morning, which was badly
drifted by the storm of Saturday and
If you need a pair of felt or rub
ber boots, arctics or rubbers, you will
find your fit at S. J. Park's store at
the Center, and you can save money
by buying I hem of him.
i-IDAY VISITORS. ,
Among those spending Christmas
out of town were Air and -Irs A. C.
Bradley, Airs L. J. Crossman, in Wil
ton ; Mr and Airs James Coley and
son, Mr and Airs Oscar Budd and chil
dren, with Air and Mrs J. B. Sturges
on Hurlburt Street; Mrs Frank Fer
ris, Air and Airs S. B. Fancher in
and Mrs C. ri. Scofield witu Mr and
Mrs George Barrett in Poplar Plains.
Mr and Mrs R. C. Williams enter
tained as Christmas guests, Mr and
Mrs Hawley Williams, Master Frank
Harcor, Mr and Mrs A. W. Nichols,
and Master Clarence Nichols of
The Rowland farms have been sold
to Frederick Rowan of South Nor
walk. Many cross-roads in town were
blocked for several hours by the
heavy snow of Saturday and Sun
day. Miss Isabel Beers has returned to
Norwalk after a week's visit, with
her sister, Mrs H. M. Trowbridge.
Mr and Mrs Trowbridge enjoyed
Christmas dinner with Mr and Mrs
H. M. Beers in Norwalk.
Mr and Mrs G. E. Drew are guests
of New York relatives.
Mr and Mrs Jacob Kennel enter
tained- at Christmas dinner, Mr and
Mrs Henry Kennel and children of
Miss Pansy Trowbridge has en
joyed a week's visit with her grand
parents in Norwalk.
Orlando Andrews and son took a
business trip to Bridgeport, Wednes
The force at Milblain's steam saw
mill have enjoyed a holiday.
A team horse belonging to Stephen
Gregory of Norwalk dropped dead
from heart disease, while he was
loadine w-cd on the Partrick proper
ty, near J !e residence of Mrs E. J.
Bulkiey, one day last week.
Miss Eliz beth Gordon is the guest
of Easton friends.
ing of the Christam Endeavor society
The annual meeting of the church
will be held on Thursday events;,
January 6, at 6.30 for the annual
snpper, roll call election of officers
and transaction -of business. It is
desired that every member of the
church and those interested be present.
Peabody, optometrist and scientific
optician, wil be at M. W. Hill's jewel
ry store, New Milford, January 3 to
The lecturer's hour at Kent Grange
on Wednesday evening, January 5,
will be devoted to poultry. There will
be several papers aiong this line, in
terspersed with humorous readings,
recitation and music. Topic for dis
cussion, "Does it pay to make a
specialty of poultry on a farm?"
"Will a mixed flock lay better than
thoroughbreds?" "Does it pay to
raise chickens for broilers in this
section?" "Which pays better, cows
The subjects of the sermons for
next Sunday mornin? will be Junior
congregation, "Turning over a new
leaf;" regular congregation, "The
Business of Life;" evening, "Consid
ering our way."
The subject for discussion in the
men's Cornerstone class will be,
What can I do to make the next
year of more benefit to myself and
A watch sight service will be held
in the lecture room on Friday even
ing, December 31, at 11 o'clock, pre-
ceeded by a social gathering for old
Greenwich: Aliss Irene Perrv in Nor
walk; Mr and Airs D. O. Chase, Air and young and a short business meet-
A MASQUERADE BALL.
A masquerade ball under the aus
pices of the New Milford Band, will
be given in the Town hall, New Mil
ford, Friday, December 31, New
years' Eve. The grand march will
begin at 9 sharp Tickets admittin.g
gent with lady ?J.00. - Extra ladies
50 cents. Spectators, 25 cents. :Mu
sic will be furnished by an orchestra
of seven pieces.
By keeping your feet warm and
dry. We have your size in our large stock of
Felt and Rubber Boots; also Rubbers and
Arctics in sizes to fit all. Nice line of Warm
Gloves and Mittens. Full stock of all kinds
of Groceries and General Merchandise. No
tice on and after January 1, 1910, our store
will close every evening at 7 o'clock except
The Fanners' Store,
Roxbury Station, Conn
Deputy Sheriff and Mrs E. J.
Hungerford were guests, Christmas
day, of Mr and Mrs George H, Jack
Mr and Mrs Georee Dodd and
daughter, left on Monday for their,
home at Winter Gardens, Fla.
Bert Baumann Is on a ten rlnvs
furlough from the battleship "Wis
consin." Friends and relatives are
glad to have him with them for a
Mr and Airs M. Edward Crnssman
left for Falls Village, the bride's oiu
home, on Alonday evening, for a few
H. E. GARLICK,
Long Distance Telephono 208-5.
P. S.: Any one wishlneto communicate with
me over Local Telephone Call 19-14.
Watch & Jewelry
imfMH T Bridgeport, Conk
Blue, Ribbon Poultry
A Few Select, Thoroughbred Black
Leghorn Cockerels for Sale
Telephone 148 6.
Address all communications to Greenleaf Farm, Roxbury, Conn,
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