' (VVATERBURYV EVENING DEMOCRAT, MO!SDA f; DECEMBER 17, 1900.
: JUST AT
Thls season of the year almost every
one should be bappy. Chirstmas gen
erally brings good cheer and happi
ness to every heart. Let us say- right
here that we are continually looking
for the happiness of our citizens, par
ticularly our patrons. Speaking of
happiness reminds us how people can
unintentionally make themselves un
happy. For instance, If we advertise
a big bargain with one pound for a
certain date, and you forgot the date
you'd be very angry, wouldn't you 7
Again suppose you were invited to be
present at a happy dinner party, but
you forgot the dare wouldn't you feel
mean? Indeed you would. 'Well,
suppose our citv fathers promised you
thev'd have "Hamilton Park" ready
for "a grand opening on a certain date,
end suppose, for some unknown rea
son, it was so (oh. what a supposition)
and you forgot the date, therefore you
did not attend, wouldn't wou be mad?
Tes, slrree. and so would we. You
fee. bv forgetting dates, you often get
left. There are other dates which, by
forgetting, cause you no end of trouble.
Now to help you' avoid missing dates,
pound our nice tasting tea or fresh
roasted good duality coffee, with a
beautiful calendar for 1001. Its an
ornament for any parlor in the city.
There is no big plaster of an advertise
ment on the nictnre. either. Say. a
look at our 1001 calendar will bring a
look of real happiness to your counte
nance, without fail, at
Phelan's T Store
1 BROADWAY. TELEPHONE ICS -5
It's not too early to remind
you of the many useful and ac
ceptable gifts that you'll find in
this stock the largest and most
complete of its kind in the city.
Xou'll find something here that
will please most any member of
the family at our same all the
year around low prices. Space
permits on a few suggestions
Sleds. 35c to $4.50.
Skates, 50c to $3.50.
Carving Sets. $1 to $11.
Pocket Knives. 15c to $4.
Scissors, 20c to $1.50.
Razors. 75c to S2.
Iron Toys, 25c to So.
Revolvers, $1.50 to $4.
Safety Razors, S1.50 to SO.
Razor Strops. 25c to $1.75.
Watches, $1 to $2.75.
Guns, $U to $35.
Rifles, $3 to 17.50.
Hunting Coats. 75c to $4.50.
Air Guns, 75c to S2.
Mechanical Toys. 50c to $4.50.
Boys' Tool Chests, 75c to $4.50.
Stop early and receive the
benefit of full stock.
i w Ba re i in
90-93 Bank Street,
T" h J I" 5 5 C v 5 5 I 3
Smyrnas in Astoria and Royal quali
fies, as follows:
Size 27x54, at S2.00 and $3.00 each;
. Size 30x72, at $3.00 and $4.00 each.
Smaller sizes in proportion.
Smyrna Carpets, 9x12 feet, at S1S.50.
521.50, $27.00 each.
French Wilton Rugs, size 3CxG3, at
A good Wilton Rug, size 3GxU3, at
The Lapalme-Hoffman Co
158-1G0 GRAND STREET.
Ton cannot find a safer or more exten
sive stock of articles for health, and
Leauty than at Xugent's drug store.
Our perfumes for the holiday trade
ore the pride of all our purchasers.
iWe have some rare perfumes at some
rarely low prices.
Cor Scovill and South Main Streets.
- A " - - THE -
Wines and Liquors
. FOR HOLIDAY TRADE.
, Good Ry Whiskey, $2.00 gal, 50c qt
Good RyeMalt Gin, $2.00 gal, 50c qt
; ' Good Old Wn, $2.00 gal, 50c qt
Old Cider Kftindy, $2.25 gal, G5c qt
Old Crow tyhiskey, $3.00 gal, 75c qt
Cumberland Whiskey ,$3.00 gal, 75c qt
All kinds df . California Wines, 75e
to $1.00 gallotk. 25c per quart.-
AU kinds of. Imported Wines and
Liquors In stock. All our trade gets
' nttle Wine 6r Whiskey free. La
s' room for ladies' only.
"nAXTJROTHERS & CO,
d Liquor Warehouse,
oath Main and Union Sta.
TO OUR PATRONS.
The Evening Democrat is now locat
ed In Its new building, 71-73 Grand
street, first door from Bank street. . ,
The board of finance will hold an ad
journed meeting this evening at 5
At the meeting of Anchor lodge, X.E.
O. P., to-morrow night the election of
officers will take place.
Miss Julia Walsh, of 1,052 South
Main street entertained a party of
friends from Jiew Haven yesterday. .
The board of aldermen will meet
to-night for the purpose of completing
their labors on the annual appropria
tions. Mr and Mrs George Deane of Cherry
street are receiving congratulations
from their friends upon the birth of
a boy to them Saturday evening.
Judge George W. Wheeler, of the
superior court, has overruled the mo
tion to stt aside the verdict in the Par
sons bank case. This was at the re
quest of counsel engaged on both sides
of the suit.
In the district court this morning
Judge Bradstreet allowed that the at
tachment in the suit of McDonald
against Gagain may be dissolved when
the defendant shall have furnished a
bond of $1,500, wTiIch is ?D0O over the
amount sued for.
The ice on some of the ponds is yet
hardly strong enough to bear one up.
Saturday evening a small boy, aged
about 7 years, while skating on Griggs
pond, broke through the ice and came
near being drowned, his rescue being
effected only after considerable trou
ble. There was no city court this morn
ing, not even a Sunday "drunk" being
arrested yesterday. Things look as
though those who are accustomed to
make business for the city are getting
square with the liquor dealers for their
intention not to give away "presents"
this Christmas. However, everybody
seems to be doing business these days
except the city court.
The children of St Thomas's parish
will be given a great treat Christmas
day. The clergymen of the parish,
Fathers Crowley and Kennedy, win
have the basement dressed up in gay
colors and in the center a great Christ
inas tree, which the parishioners are
invited to dress with toys. All tns
children of the parish will be invited
to this unusual treat.
The new organ for St Thomas's
church, for the purchase of which the
recent fair was held, will be com
pleted next Sunday, it is expected, or
at the latest for Christmas day. Spe
cial musical numbers will be rendered
on that occasion besides the regular
service, and the organ will be assisted
by an orchestra. So that St Thomas's
will be quite as attractive on that day
as any of the other Catholic churches.
The Meriden railroad, wnere it joins
the private railroad of the Benedict
& Burnham company, was discovered
on lire last evening by people passing
in that vicinity. A still alarm was
sent to the Leavenworth street en
gine house and the chemical engine,
was dispatched to the scene. One sleep
er was burned when the firemen ar
rived and this comprised all the dam
age done. The source of the tire is
At a meeting of the Waterbury asso
ciation. No 15, X. A. S. E., held last
Saturday evening in G. A. R. block, the
following officers were elected: Presi
dent. W. W. Cowles: vice-president, P.
F. Higgins; financial secretary. M. E.
Cunningham: corresponding secretary,
J. G. P. Castle; recording secretary, E.
R. Snags; treasurer, William J. Black
er; conductor, F. E. Baril; doorkeeper,
J. G. Baril; first trustee, E. Rowley;
second trustee. George RIglesford;
third trustee, S. W. Wood.
A very pleasant social gathering
was held at the home of Mr and Mrs
Thomas Ryan on Mill street, last even
ing. About forty guests were present.
There was piano solos by the Misses
Margaret Walsh, Mollie Harrington,
also the Messrs Patrick Leyden and
John McCarthy. Vocal solos by the
Misses Josie Harrington, Nellie Hig
gins and Georglana Kelly, also Messrs
Phillip Christian. Joseph Connor and
Thomas McCarthy, and banjo solos by
Miss Maggie VIckers and Gus De
borde. Refreshments were served at
an early hour, an enjoyable evening
being spent by all.
The funeral of Thomas B. Miller,
took place yesterday afternoon from
the family residence, 1S5 South Leon
ard street, with service at St Patrick's
church by the Rev Father Gleeson and
Interment in St Joseph's cemetery.
The funeral cortege was headed by
the presiding officers of the different
societies in the line of march, followed
by Hellmann's .Advance drum corps,
Martin Hellmann lodge, F. of A., Wa
terbury lodge, B. P. O. E., Brooklyn
Athletic club, Olympia Athletic club
and the Brooklyn Outing club. The
pall bearers were Matthew Smith and
James Dawson of court Martin Hell
mann. F. of A., Christopher Dunphv
and John O'Neil of the Elks, Frank
Sheridan of the Brooklyn Athletic
club, and Joseph Begnal of the Brook
lyn. Outing club, , The floral tributes
included a largjj clock from . Water
bury lodge. ,B. F. O. E., pillow from
court 'Martin Hellmann, "Faith, Hope
and Charity" from the Brooklyn Out
ing club, scythe from employes of the
American Ring company and a large
bouquet of carnations from Mrs F. T.
Wals'h; The funeral was largely at
tended. ' A horse hitched to a run-about, the
property of LUley, Swift & Co, ran
away this morning from some point
near the Highland division depot. The
horse tore up Grand street at a terrmc
gait and turned down Leavenworth
street, barely missing several dump
carts belonging to Contractor William
McGrath.!- The. slippery pavement on
West Main street opposite the City
hall came near causing serious, conse
quences, but It was there the fun be
gan.- Contractor McGrath undertook;
to catch the noise; so aid tne assist
ant clerk of the district court, William
Gillette, but neither of them succeed
ed. Further on' Constable Donahue
tried his hand and failed, x Then some
one dashed, out of the City hall and
the horse turned as though It would
dash across the green, it just "barely
missed one of Lunny's hacks. Up
North Main street it flew, a dozen men
now in its trail,' and the lines flying
In the wind. The horse made a cort
screw ' track until opposite the Carrie
Welton fountain, and here Constable
E. R. Perkins Joined In the race, in
a second he bad the flying reins in
his hands and he came near being
dashed to the ground, But he held on
and after a hard tussle of about five
minutes the horse was subdued.- No
damage was done. " ' ' ,
Barcelona council, K.'of C, will bold
an -important ineetlnjf this evening.
The Broadway Social club will give
Its . concert and sociable, to-morrow
evening at Speedwell hall. This will
be. the Broadway's first sociable and
they Intend to give those who attend a
first class time. s
The latest reports from the seat of
war at South Africa, state that after
being whipped by the Boers, the Brit
ish, as many of them as were able to
take to their heels, retired in splendid
order. Bully for the British. Here's
hoping they will not let the grass grow
under their feet until they get off Boer
Mrs Elizabeth A. Buckland, aged
59 years, died last night at her home
on Waterville street. The -funeral
service will be held at the house to
morrow morning at 10 o'clock, the Rev
Mr Bucklev officiating. The remains
will be taken to Hartford in charge
of Undertaker Stewart, of J. M. Bur
rail & Co.
Mrs Margaret McCarthy, aged 51
years, died tills morning at her home.
300 Mill street. Besides her husband.
John McCarthy, she leaves two daugh
ters and two sons. Bridget. Margaret.
William and Michael. The funeral will
take place Wednesday morning, with
service at St Patrick's church and in
terment in St Joseph's cemetery.
Yesterday morning about 8:15 a still
alarm called the Brass City hose com
iianv to the tenement bouse at 214
Dublin street, formerly an old -school
building. In a tenement occupied by a
Mrs Allman smoke had been seen is
suing from the chimney where the
stovepipe enters, and the tenants,
thinking there was a fire, sent in a still
alarm, after vainly attempting to ring
box 02. The wires were out of work
ing order and no alarm sounded. Chief
Snagg had men engaged in fixing the
wires yesterday until they were put in
working condition. As to the fire
there was none, and as to the damage
there was little except a little- hole
which was cut In the floor, and conse
quently the firemen had a run for
A Great Carpet Sale.
Ten patterns of Axminster (perfect
goods) in one and two room lots, to
close, per yard,
JARDINIEIiS The beautiful Lou
welsa Ware the most artistic pot
tery made in tills country. Prices
range from $2.25 to $4.75 for the
extra large sizes. Other kinds from
JARDINIERE STANDS An immense
variety. The prices beginning at 00c
and running up to the Pearl Inlaid
Turkish Stands, that sell at $10
A fresh lot of Palms and Holly just
FURNITURE Morris Chairs, with
beautiful Velour Cushions, prices be
gin at S3.90.
Ladies' Writing Desks. Desk Chairs,
Rockers, Parlor Cabinets. Combina
tions Book Cases, Music Cabinets and
The Leading Decorators of the Nauga
THE L. F. HAASE CO
27-29 CENTEH ST.
THE LEADING DECORATORS OF.
THE NAUGATUCK VALLEY.
The entire Building. Six floors.
With You About It;
Our poultry will arrive
Thursday, Friday and Satur
day of this week and will be
all Choice Selected Stock.
As regards price we are
going To Sell Them; but in
the meantime are not for
getting our other lines.
Christmas . Prices on . all
MEATS this week at
Cor, Union and M Main Sis,. x
ON CHRISTMAS MORNING
Your little boy will be just as bappy
with a pair of new Shoes as with a
tin wagon and you will have to buy
the Shoes any way. We have a very
large stock of little boys' Shoes and are
making special prices on them this
week. They , are the right kind of
Shoes made to stand the wrong kind
of use. If you give your boy a pair
of these Shoes on Christmas he won't
have them worn out on New Tear's
ir"?xchaiie Place -
In profusion on our counters, for Holi
day Gifts and for wear any time in
the season. All the correct shapes,
and at prices that invite purchasing.
Don't overlook the little ones, but let
us help you to make them happy and
Special sale of DOLLS HATS,
trimmed and untrimmed, from 9 cents
LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S
In Seal. Aligator, Monkey, Walrus,
Lizard, Calf and Morocco,
From 25c to $2.08.
MEN'S POCKET AND BILL BOOKS
In Seal, Calf and Morocco.
CAR TICKET CASES, j
MEN'S TOILET CASES. I
DRESS SUIT CASES,
MILITARY BRUSHES IN CASES,
COLLAR AND CUFF BOXES,
MUSIC ROLLS, ETC
153 S. MAIN ST.
USEFUL X-MAS PRESENTS
WOMEN -AND CHILDREN.
A fine line of Gent's Neck Ties in
nice boxes. 00c goods for 43c...
Gent's Silk Initial Handkerchiefs,
from 5c to 50e.
Zendaline and Silk Initial Gent's
Handkerchiefs, for ,Ais week only 25c,
regular price 39c. , '
Gent's Mufflers, from 25c to $2.
Our line of Ladies' Handkerchiefs
vary from hundreds of designs, prices
from 2c to 50c.
Dolls, Perfumes,, Stick Pins, Cuff
Sale of Men's and Boys' Gloves at
TiCSt PROF COULTER
f Y t Socialist
MAKE A WISH
Mi For perfect and
Si permanent eye
V sight, but remem
ber that your wish wi'" never be real
ized if you have refraccive errors or
muscle insufficiency. A scieutlc and
skilful examination is needed to reveal
these manifest and latent defects, and
glasses fitted that will correct them.
We do this, charging only for glasses.
87 Bank Street. Waterbury, Conn.
For 4 Years
More At ;
142-148 South Main Street.
Store Open Every Evening Till
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
In Solid Gold and
Gold Filled Clocks
Mantle Clocks in Iron
Alarm Clocks, standard makes, from
75e to S1.S9.
Minnature Clocks, in Dresden Imi
tation Bronze, at 98c up.
Gent's Neckwear in newest designs
and shapes, same very elaborate pat
terns. One in a box.
Gent's Suspenders, silk rib, standard
makes, one in a pretty box, from C9c
Handkerchiefs of every description
in very pretty patterns.
Also pretty designs in Rennaissance
Pillow Shams and Bureau Scarfs,
all the latest novelties in pretty de
signs. Dolls, Rag Dolls, Kid Dolls, Clown
Dolls, dressed and undressed, from 5c
Toilet and Manicure Sets, single and
combined, from 98c up to $10.
We are ready to pack any goods
for shipment by express or freight,
directing and delivering to express
company free of charge. The con
venience of our customers has been
our every thought during this sea
son. Everything is as bandy as our
large stock will permit. Jeweb-y
store opposite main entrance. Um
brella and Gent's Furnishing, south
aisle. Dolls and Toilet Cases, main
aisle. Handkerchiefs, Gloves and
Mufflers, main aisle. Aprons and
Dressing Sacques, main aisle. Slippers,
Hosiery and Shoes, north aisle.
Cloaks, Suits, Furs and Upholstery,
Fur Jackets, from $17.50 up.
Fur Scarfs, from 9Sc up.
We are leaders on this special line,
as your stock will convince you. All
shapes and kinds. Ladies' and Gent's,
boys' and children's, from 45c up.
Gloves always make a good pres
ent. In Cashmere, SUk-lined Gloves;
also a full line of Kid Gloves in all
shades from 79c up.
Rich Handles .and fine quality, from
49c to $G.OO.
Dressing Sacques and Kimonas, in
Daisy Cloth and Eiderdowns, pretty
combinations, from 49c to S2.9S.
Pictures and Madonnas, all the lat
est as well as copies of old masters,
100 different styles of mountings, from
25c up, " ",
NEW SHOPPING MART.
142-144140-143 SOUTH. MAIN ST.
Opposite Scovill Street- ..
Opposite Waterbury, National Bank.
gy-m Bmf 33t From Street
-S44S"s"J"J'fr4 4,4, 4. 4.4..
blacks is a splendid one
appreciate. The handiest,
ment possible for the out-of-doors man is the ieefer.
A most attractive specimen of value giving is here in
our lirte at $Q.$0.
JONES, MORGAN & GO.
Made to fit and fit to wear,
$0c to $6.00 the garment.
JONES, MORGAN & GO.
YOU WON'T BE SORRY IP YOU DO
YOU MAY BE SORRY IF YOU DON'T
VISIT OUR WAREROOMS
Examine Our Large Stock and Learn Our Reasonable Prices.
Useful Holiday Presents.
Call early and make selections. We will deliver to suit your
convenience. Our regular lines always ready for inspection.
Furniture, Carpets, Crockery, Stoves, Ranges, Lamps, Clocks,
Pictures, Rugs, Matts, Lace Curtains. Portieres, etc.
EVERYTHING FOR HOUSEKEEPING. Gash or Credit.
UNDERTAKING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES.
Night Call District Otfice, No 5 East Main Street. Telephone C05-3.
Boston Furniture Co
111 SOUTH MAIN STREET.
WATERBURY, - - - - - B CONN.
Electric Light and Combination
Fixtures and Shades.
For Residences, Offices and Stores.
Electric Light. Bell and Telephone
Dynamos and Motors
Electric Supplies of Every Description.
Wholesale and Retail.
The New England Engineering Co,
138 Grand Street.
Are You Going To Buy a Sew Range ?
If so it will pay yon to look at our
n ruBTif n STEA1I BOILER.
HOT WATER - HEATER? If so, in
quire about the Winchester.
P, H, GARR1TY,
221 BANK STREET.
VL Bergln& Sons
The best selected stock kept In any
one house in Connecticut.- Prices the
lowest and terms - .. most liberal.
Prompt attention day or night by prac
tical men. First class Hearses, one in
black and one In white. Rubber tired
Hacks. A first class Rubber Tired
Ambulance on call. Calls answered!
by Thomas F. Bergin, 73 South Elm,
and J. J. Bergin, 275 South Main street,
or at residnece 102 Walnut street
Store corner Scovill and South Main
streets. Telephone at store and resi
to Street -grflYrglSst 1
Indications point to
colder weather. That means j
point this way for just the 'pt '
kind of clothing to combat it U
Fifteen dollars is a popular I
price for an Overcoat and 1
the line we show at that 1
price in greys,
blues and I
values you cannot fail to p,
snappiest cold defying gar
Underwear like our good clothes
we "sell to fit." There are some
men who would have to be rolled
out to acquire height and they're
the men who have the hardest
time in getting fitted from average
stocks. But twenty-eight different
lines of Underwear is about four
times an average stock we fit
men that no other stock could fit.
Regular and short stout sizes, up
to 52 inches. The Standard and
Vassar Combination Underwear,
$2.00 to $6.00. Next to your skin
Harderfold inter air space Under
wear is a preservative of health,
$3.75 the garment.
Co, 111 So. Main St.
Family leaving city must
sell their new upright Mahog
any Pi? no. First-class maker.
Any reasonable offer accepted.
Address -Opportunity' Demo
To sell the fastest selling house
hold necessity ever offered. Can"
make $3.00 a day. Call at Allen's,
30 North Main St., Room 5.
Look In Dodge's
Afternoon or night? Crowds? Moro'
Slippers sold up to Saturday night
than last year, and one day earlier.
Dodge confesses that if everybody car
ried a big line, even the Slipper King
would sell fewer. But they don't and
all go to
1. 84-86 SOUTH MAIN STREET. .
Bank St Stairway is U. S. & Co' a. , .
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