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THH WATERBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT, THURSDAY. DEC. 22, 1887.
Always Fair And Generous To EyeryMy! The Qlol3e Takes pleasure- in an nouncing the many useful Hnliriflv Rartfains I Of Comfortable and Stylish Gifts. Silk Handkerchiefs & Mufflers 25c, 35 37, 50, G5, 75c, $1.00, $1.50, 1.75, 2.00, 2.25 & $2.50 GLOVES, Every Style, Quality and Price, imaginable, Dress and Driving, Lined and Unlined, 25c, 35, 50, 75c, $1.00, 1.25, 1.50, 1.75 and $2.00 NECKWEAR ! EVERYTHING that is Neat, At tractive, and desirable, 25c, 35c, 50c, 75c, $1.00, 1.25 and $1.50. BROCADE SCARF, 1 Handsomest thing th it can be produced. Each tie in a separate box. Gold and Silver Handled UM BRELLAS from $2.25 to $10. H-mdsome SILK SUSPEND ERS from 50c to $2.50. CARDIGAN JACKETS from $1 to $5. White Laundered SHIRTS for 50c, 75, 1.00, 1.25 and $1.50. Dress Shirts $1.25 and $1.50. Scarf Pins and Elastic Stocking Supporters. Hats and Caps! Fur Caps, Scotch Caps, &c. RARE BARGAINS "TN OUR CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT! The balance of our Children's Suits to be closed preparatory to extensive alteration in our Chil dren's Department. Children's Winter Suits, Age 4 to 14 years, vell made and thoroughly trimmed, a genteel garment and all right every way only we want the room. Were sold by us in November at $4.00 per suit. We will sell the bal ance of these suits at $2.50 Each. This is not a cheap Garment at a cheap price? but a reliable, well made garment, at the lowest price ever made in this city. The balance of our Children's OVERCOATS at $1.37, $1.50, 2.00, 2.50, 3.00, 3.50, 4.00, 4.50 and $5.00. If you see these Over coats you will buy, We present to each purchaser of a Child's Suit or Overcoat their choice of either Book, Cup, Ball, Album or Picture. And don't forget that every pur chase to the a-nount of $2. enti tles you to guess on the $100.00 Prize Conundrum GLOBE, 79 & 81 Bank Street. DARING AND SUFFERING. A History of the Andrews Railroad Eaid Into Georgia in 1862. The Most Heroic and Tragic Episode of the Civil War. Embracing; a Fall and Accurate Account of the Secret Journey to the Heart of the Confederacy, the Capture of a Railway Trarn In a Confederate Camp, the Terrible Chase That Followed, and the Subsequent Fortunes of the I-eade and His Party. The expedition, in the daring of its inception, had the wildness of a romance; while in the gigantic and overwhelming results it sought and was likely 10 obtain it was absolutely sublime. Judge Advocate General, Holt's Official Re port. It was all the deepest laid scheme, and on the grandest scale, that ever emanated from the brains of any number of Yankees combined. The Southern Confederacy (Atlanta, Ga.), AprillS, 18C2. Despite its tragic termination, it shows what a handful of brave men could undertake in Amer ica Comte e Paris' History of the dvn. Wab in America, vol. 2, p. 187. Til a deep mountain valley beside a river we met two men armed to the teeth. We all stopped as if wc bad been shot, but quickly moved on again. Wo simply spoke wnen we met, and all seemed glad to get by without anything more to do with each other. Soon we came to a small log cabin, the door of which was fast. We waited a BROWN AND KNIGHT CAPTUP.1NG A PIG. Ion ; time to eeo if anybody came, and as none diJ, we concluded to investigate it. Brown stood nivird, nud I climbed down tlio wide outside chimney aud found nothing inside but two ears r corn, l went up tne ladder and mere was a l.e, I aU made up ready for a person to pet in. 1 ivc i caw tne covers and round a ruie ana an t furniture but powder; and as there was none I i.ir.t 1 did not care to take it. But I carried t. tivo cars of corn out or the chimney wits me. Tjero ras fre in some of the stumps on the :.: j.u'.tr.iua and we roasted the corn, and that was f.ir-ner. We went down the river & little fur : !'t iui.l camped for tho night. T'.'ii next morning we continued down the r' . . imiUn.'c cood progress, for now the trail v.; t:.cr; when suddenly, around a sharp bend, r.-.-( :- to a lar.TO house with two men sitting n Hi porch. Wo concluded to go up to them and ask how far it was to Cleveland, and maybe we could get something to eat. When we hailed and asked, one of the men came down to us and told us it was sixty miles. Then we asked for some dinner, telling him that we were sick sol diers, lie said we could nave some dinner, uut for his part he was opposed to the war. We were, too! We cot to some water and some soap, which improved our appearance a good deal, and finally dinner was ready. There were two ladies, one old and the other young. The old lady was one of the kind that do a good deal of thinking and say just what they think. After we were down at the table, she said she wished the Yankees would eet there, so that they could eet some Lin coln coffee. Then I said that I wished so, too. Then she accused us directly of being Yankees ourselves, and as we concluded that those two men could not arrest us anyway, we said that we were Union soldiers, and belonged to the party called "engine thieves." .They had all heard of that raid, and now made us welcome indeed! They invited us to stay a week and rest up. We were wimnsr. it we could oe secreted somewhere. They told us that they could hide us where the nrst great reDei" couiu not nnd us. l told tnem that was just where I wanted to go ! we had a good time, Deing Kept in the back room during the afternoon. They put a large dog out on picket, and we told them army stories and sung songs till dark. Finally the dog barked and then stopped. They told us not to be un easy, as the dog's master was coming. They told him whom they had in the back room, and ho came in and took us by the hands, and laughed and cried, and told us some hard tales about his being imprisoned because he was for the Union. it was now setcieu mat we snouiu stay tor a few davs. A large basket of grub was prepared. and their boy, pretending to be going coon hunt ing, made ready a large torch. We were to fol low a short distance behind, with quilts and pro visions. We first went down the river, and then turned up the mountain and went up, up, till I thought we would never get to the top. We turned into anotner ravine ana again went up, up, till we came to a solid wall across our ravine. It looked as if- the top of the mountain had slid down and barred the passage. Our guide turned a little to the left, and among the bushes he got down and showed us a hole big enough to crawl tn. He entered with his torch and we followed. There was a good sized room in tho cave, and he said we could have all the fire we wanted, and hallo as loud as we pleased without danger. It did look as if the Evil One would have quite a task to find us here. Then he gave us counter signs and promised to come again, and left us to enjoy our good fortune alone. We began to eat the provisions brought along, and continued till it was nearly gone. We would eat and lie down, but get hungry again before going to sleep and eat some more. Finally we quit lest our friend should not come back in time; but he did, and brought plr.nty of food with him. For five days we were fed and rested in this safe retreat; then our kind friend took us down again to the river and gave us a guide whom we followed over the mountains. After a long time I noticed a light in the woods and that he was making for it. There we found an old house standing alone and surrounded by the forests. When we got to the door my guide opened it, and to my surprise it was full of men. They told us to come in, for we were among friends. We had a good handshake all around, and then one old man asked us if we had any money. We told him we had not. He said that our looks 6howed that we had no clothes, and turning to the com pany he said, "We must get them clothes and money, for men cannot travel without them." We were taken to a barn and kept till the next night, and were then given a suit of clothes (this was the first they had received since leaving the Union armv) and $10 each, and a guide who was to receive $30 for taking us three nights' journey. This placed us across tne Tennessee river, when we were sent with instructions from one house to another. This was comparatively easy traveling, and we passed rapidly and safely on till we reached our own lines. We had spent forty-seven days and nights passing over some of the roughest country that ever laid out of doors! The rough and simple language of this sketch covers a truly heroic achievement. The devotion to their sick comrade, who was, in spite of all, returned to us in prison, and gave an account of their ad ventures that far, led to their singular battle with the hounds and the still more terrible race in which they escaped from horsemen and dogs. O Jfi ' MASK WOOD. K. T. HAWKINS. i. A. FOOTER. . . ynxaott. o. a. dobbet. A FEW dl THE ESCAPED RAIffldd. another court martlaL There was much talk of exchange, but our hopes in that direction were so often disappointed that we almost ceased to hope. At length, on the 17th of March, 1863, we received the joyful tidings that a spe cial political exchange had been con cluded, which, by the insistence of Secre tary Stanton, had been made to include us. No words can describe our joy when we at last found that it was actually true, and that our year of horror was over and we once more under the old flag. CHAPTER XXVI. HOMEWARD BOUND. A little before dark on the evening of the 17th of March we were sitting around the stove, lazily but not indifferently dis cussing the siege of Vicksburg, when an officer entered in haste and gave the strange order: "All who want to go to the United States fall into line and come to the office." There was a rush and a. scramble to the middle of the floor, and no line was ever formed more promptly. We all believed that we were already in the United States, but had no objection to be still more so; and it was with a good many questionings that we marched out of the guarded room door, across the courtyard, and as many of us as could enter at once into the office. The proper officers were prepared with blank forms, and they filled out rapidly the oaths of parole binding the signers not to serve against the Confederacy until regularly declared exchanged. Even when I saw this Rood work progressing I feared that the opportunity was only for others. To test the matter I pressed forward and gave my name, fully expecting to hear, "The engine thieves can't go;" but, to my surprise, no objection was made. For a moment a delicious hope thrilled through my veins a vision of happiness and home, dazzling as a summer flash of lightning, shone forth before my eyes. We were told to be ready to start north at 4 o'clock the next morning. We could have been ready in four seconds! But we were unutterably glad to have it brought even that near. At times a deadly misgiving arose for a moment that all this might prove a delusion; but the actual signing of the parole was a strong anchor to our hope. As might be expected, that evening was one of wild excitement. Nearly every body in our room acted like men bereft of reason. Some danced and bounded over the floor, embracing each other and pledging kind remembrances. Others shouted till they were too hoarse to shout any more. Others sat down and wept. The deliverance was so great that they were completely overpowered. But a few were, for some reason, not permitted to go, and wc deeply pitied them. It was near midnight before we became calm enough to offer up our usual even ing devotions. But when the roomful of excited men were still at last, wearied out by the very excess of joy, and overcome by the quietness which ever follows pow erful emotion, we knelt in prayer. Many more than the usual number assembled with us in the corner of the room where we always gathered. The prayer was one of overmastering " thankfulness. When we remembered all the sufferings through which we had passed it seemed as if we could never cease to be grateful. We asked God for strength to bear every trial; but we also implored with a fervor and sincerity which few can realize, that he would not allow our bright and vivid hopes to be disappointed and us to be dashed back from the paradise of liberty. And we asked with no little solicitude for strength to continue in his service when no longer confined within prison walls, so that the precious possession we had found in the darkness might not pass away in the light; thus composed we lay down to await the event. The commanding officer, who stepped into the door long before the morning light gave the thrilling order, "Get up and prepare for your journey 1" At his call we hurriedly thronged to our feet. All doubts and fears vanished. It was true I Freedom once more! Our terrible activity was passed. O joy! Joy! Joy inexpressible! almost too wild and delirious for earth! Tho eight men who got away from the immediate vicinity of the prison traveled in couples, taking differeut routes and meeting with a great variety of stimng adventures. Porter and Wollam went westward and reached the Tennessee river, down which they floated in a boat, making a land circuit to avoid mussel shoals, till they reached Corinth, in Mis sissippi, on the 18th of November, having been a month and two days on their peril ous routes. - ' Dorsev and" Hawkins pursued a route similar in general direction to the last, but keeping a little further west. They were entangled in the outposts of Bragg's army, then on its retreat from Kentucky, and very narrowly escaped capture." They also were greatly helped by the Union people of East Tennessee, and without such aid would very probably have died with cold and lumper in the mountains. They and all the others were received by their army comrades and relatives as men risen from the dead." But the most surprising and longest but easiest route was that taken by Wood and Wilson. The former was so sick that it is not probable he could in any other way have been saved at all. They struck south west till they encountered the Chatta hoochee river, when, seizing a boat, they paddled down the stream night after night, hiding by day, till they reached tho Gulf of Mexico, when they stood boldly out to sea m their frail craft ana were fortunate enough to find our blockading fleet. Of their emotions on once more beholding the old flag it is useless to speak; all who were prisoners during the war will understand it, and no others can! They reached Key West Nov. 12, and were the first of the party to send home a full account of their adventures, which is still on file in the war department " A few words will finish the story of the six of us who were so unfortunate as to be recaptured. We expected nothing less than instant death: but instead of that we were taken to the Atlanta barracks, then under charge of an officer who had been in : the regular United States army, from whom we received more humane treatment than had been before accorded us within the limits of the Confederacy. Here we remained two months, and were then forwarded to Richmond, Va. We spent only about two hours in Libby prison, but were more than three months in Castle Thunder, where our sufferings were often very great. Food was but little above the starvation point. No clothes were given us by the Confederacy, and we were almost naked. Many died around tis, and in the very rooms with us, of smallpox and other deadly diseases. but our lives were strangely preserved, though several pf pur number- were very sick. We never were called on to face TO BE CONTINUED. Advertise in the Democrat. MEXICAN LOVE MAKING. THE SOCIAL LAW OF MEXICO WHICH SEPARATES LOVERS. 1 Case of "Doing the Bear Act" One ol the Peculiar Social Customs of Oui Sister Republic Which Is Sometimes Waived. . - An American, Just arrived in the city of Mexico, made, as he thought, a sensational discovery. He was going out of his hotel one afternoon, when the actions of a Mexican in an upper window across the street attract ed him. The Mexican was well dressed. His silk hat was glossy. His little high heeled boots were polished, and he carried an orna mental walking stick. He was keeping back from the window with the evident design of concealing himself from general view, and at the same time was trying to get somebody in the upper part of the hotel to look bis way. "A masher!" the American said to himself. And a mighty bold one," he added, after watching the antics for ten minutes and fail ing to discover that any response was made to them. ' Tho next day about the same hour the American repeated his discovery. Mr. Mexi can, in all his glory, was at tho upper win dow, and the one sided pantomime for the benefit of somebody in the hotel was still going on. This hotel was tho one most patronized by visitors from tho states. The American minister was " livincr there. So were the representatives of a big American syndicate engaged in consummating a land deal. Altogether there were probably as many American as Mexican guests. What if this persistent gallant was trying to force his unwelcome attentions upon an American lady? The thought was enough to start a throb of patriotic indignation. The Ameri can went on about, his business, but he said to himself, with a menacing look toward the supposed masher, "Somebody will be kicked down stairs before he is much older." That night Mr. Fresh, tho American, got together two or three of his fellow country men at the hotel, told what he had seen and invited suggestions as to the proper remedy. Tho Americans listened, looked" at each other and grinned. There was one in tho party a six footer from West Point. In bis mind's eye the discoverer of the masher had already seen the big lieutenant administerinsr nun ishment to th3 impudent Mexican. But the widest grin of all was that which spread over the army man's face. w ' 'you've run up against a case of hacer el oso. tn other words, you now know what 'doimr the bear act' means in Mexico." One of the curious social customs of the sister republic bars the door when two young people become engaged to be married. Thenceforward the lover visits his beloved only in the presence of the rest of her family and at formal intervals. In lieu of "sitting up" with his girl ho "does tho bear act." This consists in finding an advantageous position which commands a view of the sen orita's window, and taking possession of it during leisure hours. Long loving looks are exchanged, also pantomime, and occasion ally when the street is deserted the maiden will come from behind the lattice, and stand ing on the balcony , carry on a rather re strained conversation with the wooer on the pavement below or perhaps across the street. This is what is called "doing the bear act." Tho young Mexican whose queer conduct opposite tho hotel had excited indignation was not a masher, but an exemplary young gentleman of most honorable intentions. He was the accepted lover of a high born sen orita, whose father had apartments in the hotel, and he was pursuing his courtship ac cording to the customs of his country. It would have been a sad mistake to have kicked him down stairs, and might have led to international complications. Sometimes engagements are protracted in this country by circumstances over which the lovers have no control. In these cases the bear act" goes on season after season until everybody for blocks around gets in the way of expecting to see the faithful swain put in his appearance at a certain hour of the day and misses him almost as much as the girl does if he stays , away. Instances Where lovers have kept up this wooing at a distance for three and four years are told of. The custom is not often waived. But bluff old Gen. Mier y Teran set society at defiance not long ago. His adopted daughter had be come engaged to a worthy young gentleman. Ihe latter had hired the use of a room in a house across the street and had begun to carry on the usual pantomime. "Tell him to quit that," said Gen. Teran to the ladies of his family, "and to come here and See the girl wheiuivar uid ua muli as HQ liKes. iney are going to bo married m a couple of months and there needn't be any nonsense about it." The young man came. Everybody talked, but the comments didn't bother the old gen eral half as much as tho buzzing of so many flies would during his siesta. An American railroad engineer on the Mexican National, who married a Mexican lady, told how he put his foot down against the idea that an en erased couple must be al lowed no privacy. After it had been ar ranged that there was to be a wedding he went to see his betrothed. Tho members of her family, one and all, came into tho room immediately and endeavored to make things agreeable for him. They sat him out and he went away disappointed. Tho second visit was no different. Mother, sisters, brothers and even tho father remained in the room all the time. "The third time I called," said tho engi neer, "I took the old gentleman one side and reasoned with him. He said it was the cus tom of the country not to leave engaged peo ple by themselves. I told him it wasn't tho custom of my country, and I didn't like it. If I was to be trusted with the girl after marriage 1 could be trusted with er before. If I couldn't visit tho house and see her by herself I would stay away for good. - That brought the old gentleman to terms. He consulted the rest of the family and then an nounced tne decision that X was to bo per mitted to do my courting the American way, After that when. I wont to call the other members of the family would greet me all round and then get up and file out of the room, formally and solemnly, as if they were doing something very serious. When I got ready to leave, the whole family, under the lead of the old gentleman, would march in and bid me good night The programme was a little embarrassing at first. It was carried out in such a way as to make me feel that great deal was being conceded to me." i The engineer, who is an intelligent man, went on to talk about his relations withi his wife's family after marriage. He said they always made him feel at home when ho vis ited there, and he gave it as his conclusion, from personal experience and general ob servation, that the Mexican mother-in-law is a model. When the senorita becomes the senora she is expected to cleave to her hus band, and she gets no encouragement or sym pathy from the mother for her marital griev ances, lobe-Democrat, Senators Edmunds, Hoar, Sherman Eustis read French like native Parisians. and THAT HILL MAKES TAKES THE LEAD. If you wish the BEST Bread, Cake, Ice Cream, ' or Candy, you will get it at TRUE SERVICE. Small service is true service wliile it lasts; Of humblest friends, bright creature 1 scorn not one. -The daisy by the shadow that it casts Protects the lingering dewdrop from the sun. :.-. Wordsworth. TO DRY DEAD BODIES. A Young Inventor's Scheme for "Knock ing: Out" Cemeteries and Crematories. Another answer to the question of how best to dispose of the dead has Iteen given by J. G. Meyers, of Washington. He has invented a plan which he believes to be superior to cremation, burial, or any other ancient or modern method of treating dead bodies. The new Mausoleum and Safe Deposit for the Dead is the name of this new contrivance. Mr. Meyers' plan may be regarded as a compromise between the two extremes of interment and cremation. In a fireproof building spaces will be pr ovided just large enough to hold a single coffin. When a coffin with a dead body is placed in one of these the door of the apartment is hermetically sealed. Running from these apartments are tubes which bring air tnto the deadrooms and also carry it downward by a forced draft to a central furnace below, where are consumed all gases and fluids escaping from the bodies. Dead bodies treated in this manner will, in a short time, it is claimed, become naturally preserved or dried, and so remain. Ample provision will be made to prevent the. entombing of persons really dead. A re ceiving room will be provided with an elec trical apparatus so arranged that the slight est movement in the coffin will set off an alarm. This will continue for hours, if need be, and will also prove an indicator which will draw attention to the place where the movement occurred. If, again, for any rea son the removal of the dead should be de sired, the bodies in the mausoleum, unlike those in gloomy pyramids of Gizeh, are al ways accessible and in such a state of preser vation as to make a transfer practicable and comparatively easy. Arrangements will also be made for embalming bodies and for entombing those treated in this way that they may be seen at any time by friends. By the adoption of this system, Mr. Meyers maintains, body snatching will bo made im possible. There will be but a single entrance to the building, guarded day and night. Yet notwithstanding all these appointments the cost of entombing in the mausoleum will not exceed that of a respectable interment in any well known cemetery. Families could be ac commodated with sections, including as many single apartments as desired. The fronts of these apartments can be adorned as elaborately as a tombstone, and with fully as great variety of ornamen tation. An ordinary mausoleum could be placed within the limits of a city as well as on the cemetery grounds, and bo far less ob jectionable if built and managed as proposed, than the average brewery or sugar refinery. JNew york: Tribune. The American Way. As a rule the American never wants to re tire. He has an idea that it is his duty "to die with the harness on." Accordingly he keeps nimseu in tne traces, he works day and night. his hours of recreation are reduced to a mini mum, he doesn't even give himself sufficient time to eat his meals in such a wav that his tooa can be the most easily digested, the ten sion of his nervous system is rarely if evei entirely relaxed. He has his wish, he dies "with the harness on," but his death takes place eight or ten years earlier than it would if he had known how to do his work without excitement, and to give himself the repose which advancing years require. It is true that there is another alternative to whiVh death would be preferable, for, with enfeebled mind he exists during the latter part of his life in a mental condition reauirinsr the watchful care of his friends or his incarcera tion within the wall of a lunatic asylum. 1 nave said that this is the fault of the average American, not oy any means in tending to imply that there are not many who are wise enough to act differently, and also many who, notwithstanding their sins against the laws of their being, manage to escape in this world, at least, the full punish ment for their offenses. But I do mean to say that such cases are infinitely more com mon among us than among any other nation on the face of the earth, and that Americans, more than any other people, are so consti tuted, either from birth or education, that undue mental excitement is a necessary fac tor to their existence. William A. Ham mond in New York Mail and Express. Up In a Balloon. Our ship goes softly on its way higher and higher, the earth seems bigger and bigger, as the circular line it makes with the sky grows larger and larger. ' Witn two and a. quarter tons' weight, still our bird mounts rapidly upward now two miles, now two and a half. We sail far above the fields of yellow wheat and dark green corn of Illinois. Rivers are mero white threads, and lakes are patches of silver set into a carpet of many hues. The forest trees are bushes that look as if a small scythe might easily mow them down. The thin air and our rapid upward flight makes my head roar, as if with the sounds of noisy drums; I feel dizzy like one about to faint away. Now we are 15,000 feet high nearly three miles. Our ship has not yet come to the extreme top of her flight. We aro far above the clouds. Over the edges of tho thick white vapor we gaze at tho earth spread out below like a map, with green and gray and brown and yellow spots thereon. From the dis comfort of 90 degrees of heat in the shade when we left the earth we have come to the chilly comfort of 37 a drop of nearly 60 de grees in less than an hour. This is a quick turn one that never comes to man or beast below. Yet up here, where wo aro sailing eof tly, the air is so dry that the cold affects us much less than would the sanio tempera ture on the earth's surface. St. Nicholas. Ending of a Career. A close carriage stopped in front of one of the art galleries. Out of it stepped, in mani fest feebleness, a woman whose figure would have been shapely and commanding had not illness bowed it. In the palid face I recog nized a once handsome actress. Away back in the days of the third or fourth annual re production of the "Black Crook" sho was tho Stalacta. Tho dudes of a decade and a half ago sat in tho front seats of Booth's theatre and ardently admired her. Of late years sho has been out of sight here, though she has performed in small traveling companies. Now she is dying of consumption, and is an inmate of a public hospital. Barely able to go out at all, she seemed to have made this outing for tho purpose of seeing Piloty's painting, 'Tho Wise and Foolish Virgins," which was on exhibition in the establishment which she entered. She spent only a quarter of an hour in gazing languidly on tho famous can vas, and I wondered whether the subject had a special interest for her. It is a fact that for popular stage purposes there are usually no more than ten years of life for a beautiful woman. New York Sun. Tho colossus of Rameses II, a rtcent ar rival at Boston, weighs three tons. One cucattr thought it weiched thirty-three tons. Read "Daring and Suffering." We Always Lead! For the Holidays we are determined to go far in advance of all the others 1 The Largest Variety ! The Finest Quality ! The Lowest Prices ! fi Keep watch of the show windows, which are only an in troduction to what is inside. Come in and see. Furniture Dealer and Undertaker, 75 and 77 South Main Street. Christmas Greeting Are you thinking of buying a PIANO OR ORGAN ? Do not fail to look at oar Elesant New Styles of BAUS AND OPEIIA PIANOS Which we are selling on very easy terms, and at prices that defy competition. We also hare several other good makes. We are offer ing Great Bargains in ORGANS. Spec ial Sale for next two weeks, prices away down. Remember place. 0". HUE- KELLOGG. 162 South Main St, BENJ. SEDGWICK, ' Merchant Tailor and Gents' Furnisher. 93 BANK STREET, WATERBURY. P. F. Snagg and C. G. Belden, Cutters. HEADQUARTERS W00NS0CKET RUBBER GOODS, Woonsocket Rubber Boots Every pair warranted fresh made this year, and a pair of Slippers to tit. OJNL.Y 2.50. RAMETTI, 16 E. Main. Holiday Goods. JUST LOOK IN MY WIN DOW AND SEE THE AS SORTMENT OF -HOLIDAY GOODS AT PRICES THAT ARE WAY DOWN AT JAMES E. ROE'S PHARMACY, 12 Baldwin Street. J. W. HODSON, 18 Exchange Place, Waterbury. GENTLEMEN' S RESORT For Fine Whiskies, Brandies. Wines, Ac. Basss Pale and Burton Ales drawn from the wood. BLACK ROCK OYSTERS OX HALF SHELL. THE EIGHT O'CLOCK GRANULATED BREAKFAST Is the only Coffee sold for 25c per pound with a Check. Gr't Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. D. G. YUENGLING, Jr.'s Champagne -Ale, Porter, AND LAGER BEER, Absolutely Pare, Bottled by CHAS. A BRIGGS, 179 South Main Street. Family trade a specialty. THE Peoples' Market, 293 Bank Street, BROOKLYN. The Matthews & WiUard Co. . M A N I'FAITC REI18 OF Stove Kuobs, Hing? -Pins, Spun Metal, Urn Tops, Towel Racks, Turnkeys, Saudlery Goods, etc. No. 70 North Elm Street, Waterbury. Hellman & Kipp, BREWERS. Best Lager in the City, Bottled For Family Use. People's Drug Store. Coughlan's Block, Baldwin street Please call and examine our stock of Holiday Goods ! ! Only Si3 For a chance on one of the Finest Toilet Cases to the City, 11 piecca. JB6T Physicians Prescriptions a IATERBUM More Company! NO. 20 GRAND ST, Sends Greeting and a Merry -MAS X TO ITS THOUSAND PATRONS! We are too busy to de scribe our Stock in detail, but We Me Everything. And guarantee generous treatment and Lowest Bottom Price REMEMBER 20 Grand Street IS THE GREAT FURNITURE RESORT, And Frankie and Grover are constantly fishing, and you will notice that ilrs. Cleveland catches the fish every time. Look in our Window To-Night. UNDERTAKING on the most improved plan at popular prices. ARTERIAL EMBALMING a specialty, and first-class work guaranteed. KIGHT CALLS at Store, Klght Clerk always in attendance. Telephone at store and boose, JOHN MDR1ARTY, Proprietor, t- Do Not Forget that F. B. FIELD, ei SO- MATTT ST., HAS SCISSORS, CARVERS, NUT PICKS & CRACKERS, SLEDS, POCKET KNIVES, TEA and COFFEE POTS, TOOL CHESTS and PLATED WARE for Holiday Presents. Park Music Store. LARGE STOCK OF PIANOS AND ORGANS From celebrated and Re liable Manufacturers. Smith American Organ and Organ Co. Hallet & Davis Co. Decker & Son. United States Organs. Instrument sold for Cash or on easy Installments Second hand Instruments taken In exchange. S. C. OSBORNE, Proprietor, No 9 and 11 West Main Street. WATERBURY, CONN. THE RICHMOND ! WM. DKALM I Stoves and Furnaces. KINK HL'ILDIXG. WIIUAM H. COLLINS, SEALER IN Groceries, Provisions & Family Liquors, 135 South Main Street, WATERBURY, - CONN. 100 young men and boys to examine oar larr STOCK OF -SKATES; Tho prices defy competition. JUaoUw larpcet stock cf Toys and Hloliday G-oods In thit City at GajWs, 103 South IJaln tt Hill's, 183 Bank Street. sptxullty.