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WATERBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1897.
c RENEWED ACTIVITY AT THE Y. M. C. A. ROOMS. Excellent Attendance at the Classes Thus Far Given Another Fine Con cert Given Under the Auspices of the Star Lyceum Bureau. John Curry has arranged to occupy the barber shop to be vacated by S. A. Waters,- oyer the post office on "Water street, after October 1, when Mr Waters -will go West. The Ladies' Aid society of the M. E. church are to have a sale of fancy articles at the church parlors on Wednesday, September 29, commenc ing at 3 o'clock p. m. The trustee's sale of the lumber and wood-working machinery, sash, glass and other material belonging to the insolvent estate of Charles II. Park is advertised to take place at the works in Union City at 2 o'clock p. m. to-morrow. W. H. Hurlburt is the trustee. H. A. Soper, who has charge of the Ireight depot, returned from his va cation on Tuesday. Those who want to see a good deal of a play with lots of fun can go to the Jacques to-night and take in the "Sidewalks of New York." It will be sensational enough for any one. ' The asphalt roadway at the east end of Center bridge is being put down. It will be a great improvement over the mud hole that is generally there after a rainy season. The annual meeting and election of officers of the King's Daughters takes place on Monday evening, Oc tober 4. The entire membership is requested to be present, as a social gathering"wi'll follow. Commencing ' Monday, September 27, the Bates Comedy company will open the Gem opera house for six nights and a matinee performance, with a change of play each evening. The prices are to be 10, 20 and 30 At the prayer and conference meet ing to-morrow evening at the parish house' the topic will be "The King dom of God." Article IX of the Congregational creed : "We believe that Jesus Christ comes to establish among men the "kingdom of God." It is a service for all. There will also be a prayer service at the M. E. church to which all are invited. The - Good Will Social club held their smoker to-night to which a number, of their friends ave invited. They anticipate having a number of 6ongs, recitations, musical special ties, refreshments, etc. Occupying Bornum's hall us they now do, gives them a much better chance for their club w.brk than formerly. The second ' of the star bureau course of, popular entertainments under the local management of I. A. Morse too oTace last evening and an audience of some 200 people enjoyed one of the finest concerts that has been given here for some time, the artists being the Amphion Ladies' Mandolin and Vocal Quartette of New York city. The programme was varied and pleasing, the part songs were rendered in fine style and the solo work excelled. The selections on mandolins and piano were also heart ily oncored. The third and last of the course will be on October 13, when Herbert Stanley Benton, jour nalist and traveler, will tell his great story of Hawaii, and a day and night in a volcano. About 150 pictures will be shown. The health officer informed us yes terday that there was only six cases of diphtheria then in the borough, he having just had notice to disinfect three places where the patients had recovered. The Andrews building, occupied by John M. Page & Co, has been braced and strengthened by long iron rods so that the long braces support ing the north end can be taken away. The board of warden and burgesses Will meet to night. Bids for exca vating and laying the Church street Bewer will be declared as they were received up to last Tuesday evening. There is also considerable other busi ness to be attended to. If the weather holds good the Wes terly Concrete Co will probably com plete the job at the east end of Cen ter bridge. It will be a marked im provement over what it was. Friday, October 8, is the date for the flrst annual social of the Crystal Social club at Benahan's hall. Quite a number went to St .Francis' church this morning to witness the marriage ceremony uniting Miss Kittie Deegan and John J. Barrett, the Rev Father Sheridan performing the ceremony. "The Buckeye" will be the opening play for the Bates Bros' comedy com pany at the Gem opera house on Monday evening. About all the plays they offer are new to our people. The company is very well spoken of south of here. Quite a number went from here to Waterbury last night to take in "Mc Fadden'a Bow of Flats." F, K. Perry is to address the Iron Moulders' union at Union City tonight. With the cooler weather and longer evenings comes renewed activity at the Y. M. C. A. rooms. September 11 the gymnasium class for young men resumes its sessions. The four lessons thus far given have had an average attendance of 21, which is good for so early in the season. The juniors will meet the first time Satur day morning, October 2. The busi ness men's class vtill resume Mon day. October 4, at i o'clock. The date for the organization of the women's class is Wednesday, October G, at 4 o'clock. There bids fair to be large classes this season. A 12-year-old girl of Mrs Anna Claffey on Ward street was reported ill yesterday with diphtheria. D. P. Mills, who has been absentin Maine for a couple of weeks, returned yesterday. ' A new platform scales is being put in on Church street in front of An drews' coal office. BUCKLEYS ARNICA SALVE. The best salve m the wold for cues, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever gores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and a)l skin eruptions, and posi tively cures piles, or no pay required. It Is guaranteed to give perfect satis faction or money rerunded. Price 25o For sale by Apothecary Hall Co's drug store. The Fan-Shaped Napkin. To fold the napkin Into a fan de sign is simplicity itself. First, place the napkin on the table, with the hem at top and bottom before you, and fold it through the center to bring the fold at top. The next fold is ac complished by turning up one side to bring hem level with fold at top. Af ter which turn napkin over from right to left to bring the under part upper most, and then fold iiD this side. .FAn-nAPKin-foLDinG It is now ready for pleating up; to do which, place napkin lengthways before you and arrange it in nice even pleats, which must be well pressed with the hand so that they may retain their form. Take the napkin in the left hand, with the two folds at the top, and the fold with single edge either side at bottom, then you can open out each pleat and press down the inner point with a pencil or the finger-tip, as clearly shown by the diagram. Having done all the pleats thus, turn the napkin over from left to right and proceed to pullNthe top of each pleat down as you did the other side. Press the base of the pleats firmly together, and pull the fan out, like the fan de sign,' when it will stand on the table, leaning against the roll of bread, which should be placed at the back. Threefold Screen. With Glass Effects. Although glass is comparatively sel dom used for screens, when well paint ed it is both useful and ornamental, especially when the reflexion of the bright fire, shines through and en- livens the design. The pattern is con ventionalised lilies, with yellow calyxes and petals, standing straight upright amidst green leaves, the dark blue flowers at the top are simply painted in one background shade, with white outlines. The panes of glass are framed in wood, and painted blue to match the flowers. The frame stands a yard and a quarter high, by half a yard broad for each panel, then comes a wooden moulding and a narrow gold beading round the glass. Fuddy Saw Greggs just now. He's proud as Lucifer. Duddy Why, what's happened to him? Fuddy The doctor says his trouble is the gouf:, and, you know, he thought it was only rheumatism. Boston Transcript- WHAT DO THE CHILDREN DRINK? Don't give them tea or coffee. Have you tried the new food dirnk called Grain-O? It is delicious and nourish ing and ta"kes the place of coffee. The more Grain-O you give the children the more health you distribute through their systems. Grain-0 is made of pure grains, and when properly pre pared tastes like the choice grades of coffee, but costs about 4 aa much. All grocers sell it. 15c and 25c. WATERTOWfMOTTINGS. THE MYSTERY OF THE WOODS WHICH PUZZLES ALL. A Complete Outfit Found Near the Railroad Bridge Adjoining Smith's Eeservoir-Selectmau Harper Makes an Investigation Something More About Electric Lights Several Men Serve On the Jury Personal Mat ters About Town. Early this morning the startling intelligence was spread to the effect that a man had committed suicide in the reservoir of Seymour Smith & Son's, located at a locality more com monly known as Rockdale, situated between this place and Oakville. James Skilton on walking down the Watertown road discovered a mys terious collection of articles in the woods adjoining the highway and upon going further into the under brush to in ,-estigate more fully the outfit, saw laying carelessly and in a disordered state, a large black valise, soft felt hat, a pair of pants, coat, vest and shirt. The clothing had every appearance of being flung off in a hurry as they were disar ranged and soiled. Iis first impres sion was that some poor mortal had become dissatisfied with earthly toil and brought life to a sudden con clusion by throwing himself out and over into the black, deep depths of the waters in the Smith Co reservoir which Is directly across the road. The scene here is a lonely one, an extensive track of woodland on one side of the highway makes the whole vicinity dark and lonely. There is no house or habitation from the top of Candee hill until after the railroad bridge is reached. The discovery was made in a pathway leading into the forestlong since overgrown with weeds and un derbrush, and on both sides are huge ledges of rocks. Mr Skilton, who was on his way to the train, could not enter into details, and after making a hurried search for the body about the underbrush, left the clothes and valise as he had found them. On his way to Welton's station he informed Mr Hubboll of his find and sent word to First Selectman Harper to further investigate the mystery. In a twink ling the reports spread like wildfire, stating that a man had com mitted suicide by jumping into the reservoir. Soon large, crowds of curious people were upon the spot and looked over the ground with silent awe and anticipation. Select man Harper, accompanied by a "Democrat" reporter drove hurriedly to the scene as soon .as the dispatch was obtained. Upon reaching the locality tranquility and silence reigned supreme, not a person was about and the anxious searchers could not trace the articles that were causing so much consternation. Next Sunday at 10 :30 a collection will be taken in the morning at Christ church for the purpose of securing a sum necessary to light the church property for the coming year. It is to be hoped that a large sum will be realized. Three Watertown men are serving upon the jury in Waterbury to-day, Mr Lockwood, Clark Woodward and James Silton. Nothing but politics now, men can think of nothing else, one hears it on the street corners, in the stores, post office and barber shops. Election is drawing near and the proposed can didates, or at least those who think they are in it, arc scouring the town to rake up old friends, shake hands and talk tip old times and in the nat ural course of conversation it is in timated that "I happen to have .some pretty good old Jamaca gin and grape wine down to the house, better come down old boy," and he comes down with a willingness that quite sur prises the politician. Well, there'll be great old times at the polls this next month and the republicans are determined to rule the roost while the democrats say "not While the roof stays on." The K. of P. members are request ed to meet at their headquarters this evening, where the regular weekly business meeting will take place. Last evening the Epworth league and Christian Endeavor society held meetings to large audiences. The town workmen, under the prac tical supervision of Stone Mason Scott, are building a new bridge across the highway directly opposite the residence of George Pritchard, and the work is to be done at once so that the telfordizing can proceed. While the work is going on a tempo rary structure has been strung across the stream. ELECTRIC BITTERS. Electric Bitters is a medicine suited for any season, but perhaps more gen erally needed .when the languid, ex hausted feeling prevails, when the l'ar is torpid and sluggish and the need of tnnic and alterative is felt. A prompt use this medicine has often averted long and nerhaps fatal bilious fevers. No medicine will act more surely in counteracting and freeing the system from the malarial poison. Headache, indigestion, constipation, dizziness yield to Electric Bftters. 50c and $1.00 per bottle at Apothecaries Hall Co's drug store. WESTERN U-T0X TELEGRAPH STATION LOCATED HERE. A Well Known And Experienced Operator From Seymour Will Send Communications First Telegraphic Connection Ever Established Here In the History of the Town The Y. P. S. C. E. Peach Festival Not In the Parish Booms The Ladies' Sewing Society Hold a Five O'clock Tea Other Little Jottings. Oakville for the first time in the history of the town, is to have a local telegraph station, owned and con troled by the Western Union Tele graph Co and the Consolidated Co. This intelligence coming so suddenly as it has without any previous ink ling of the proposed intentions of the telegraph company has taken the public completely by surprise. Yes terday all the latest, new and im proved instruments, batteries and other pharaphanalia were received by John B. Weymour, formerly tele. graph operator at Seymour, but recently elected by Supt Beach of the N. Y., N. H. & H. B. B. as station agent at Oakville and Adams express agent for the local districts. Mr Weymour will be located at the new office in the railroad station at all hours of the day and until 9 o'clock at night, ready at every time to send messages all over the country with out additional labor or expense to the sender who hereafter will be saved the trouble of taking a trip to Waterbury. Of course the wires will be used also to some extent by the railroad company to record the time of arrival and leaving of trains. The Watertown station is placed within an instant's communication with Oakville and the general offices in the Brass city. This revision and vastly improved order of affairs has its own particular meaning and im portance looking at the subject in various lights. It demonstrates that the Consolidated railroad company realize the importance of this town as a great manufacturing center, its excellent shipping advantages, its factories, passenger traffic, which is immense and composed to a consid erable extent by laboring people. It illustrates also that this town is springing into no small degree of prominence lato years socially, finan cially, and in a business point of view, we are continually increasing our resources, chancement of real estate, a marvelous building boom, water privileges and an infinite num ber of other public and private im provements from which the town de rives its high commercial standing. The Western Union, that tremendous corporation with its millions of dol lars are aware too that in Oakville they are starting in a growing town, first on the field are they and within a few months a remarkable large amount of business can be worked up which tends to increase the treasury of the company. In being the first warrior on the battlefield of competi tion the Western Union will obtain an enduring hold upon the people here who will readily appreciate the increased advantages and patronize the new industry in their midst. Hurrah for Oakville and its ceaseless advancement of public improve ments, its booming real estate and everything combined. Just keep your eyes on Oakville for some time yet and when you see it again you wont recognize it. In a moment of absent-mindedness the north parish rooms was substi tuted for the chapel rooms in which the peach supper is to be held to morrow evening. It is under the auspices of the Y. P. S. C. E. who are too well known here to call for fur ther comment. Everyone is invited to bring cake, etc, and come person ally. The date is this week Friday evening and the members of the society will spare no effort to biing enjoyment to the faces of everyone present. The supper will consist of various articles with peaches and cream to "top off." The proceeds will go to the church treasury. The ladies of the parish rooms wondered when the' saw the word parish which was incorrect. Let all come and enjoy a pleasant evening. The grocery team belonging to F. S. B. Douglass, while opposite the residence of Mr Bavier, was left for a moment by the order clerk while he entered the house. The horse became frightened by the action of some one near a window and ran away, the wagon swaying from side to side, breaking the shafts and sending the articles right and left. Fortunately Frank Taylor saw the escapade and ran hnrriedly to the scene, caught the horse by the bridle and held the runaway until the clerk arrived. The horse was scratched somewhat. William nungerford sat up a short time yesterday, it is reported. Oakville is indeed in the midst of revived business. An all night gang has been added to the regular force of the Pin Co to keep up with the or ders. May it long continue. The Ladies' Sewing circle met in chapel yesterday afternoon and en joyed a 5 o'clock tea. Many attended. "It beats the Dutch !" ejaculated a citizen, "how the 'Democrat' is forg ing to the front." The early bird catches the worm; those reading the "Democrat" catch all the news. Sec the point? Our agent will be pleased to receive your name. Harry Ellsworth Abbott will con duct a discourse on the subject, "Losing One's Life and Finding It," in the Congregational chapel this evening at 7:45. His actual experi ences in every day life will be nar rated, and one and all, both great and small, should attend the meeting. Edith Kern escaped from a serious accident while riding home from work last evening, striking a large stone in front of the school house which was placed there by the schol ars in playing ball. Her front wheel was damaged and she slid quite a distance, luckily landing on her bi cycle, which broke the fall some what. She escaped with a few scratches. Miss Ellen Goodwin of New Britain is visiting with Mrs Joseph Atwood. Every day reckless bicycle riders descend the pin shop hill at a terrific rate, and those who persist in so doing will in the future find it to their advantage to exercise more dis cretion, as yesterday two people escaped miraculously from almost inevitable death at the sudden c.irvs in the road near the residence of Walter Straw, teams coming up the hill blocking up the path, and before the violent momentum could be de creased a collision seemed imminent, and but for the loud clanging of the bells an obituary notice would re place this article. Every one knows the danger incurred in coasting and should take warning by this example. STORIES OF THE STREET, Waterbury People are Talking About it on Every Corner. It is sometimes an easy matter to fool the public, but you can't keep it up very long. They are sure to find you out; and every time a man is fooled another skeptic is made. Skepticism is allowable when reading in a home newspaper about some incident occur ing in San Francisco or Iowa, but the circumstances are entirely different when it refers to someone right here at home, friends and neighbors, people you know, whom you can see, and with whom you talk it over. This is the kind of evidence at the hack of Doan's Kidney Pills home statements by home people and the astonishing local work they have been doing has caused more talk among our citizens than the doings of any other modern wonder. Read the following: Mrs Patrick McAvoy of No 34 French street, says: "I had backache for some time, caused by lifting while at my work. I did not pay much attention to it at first, but it continued to grow worse and bothered me a great deal. I concluded my kidneys must be out of order, and seeing Doan's Kidney Pills recommended so highly, I got a box at H. W. lake's drug store. They did everything I expected of them. I have no trouble of any kind now and should a recurrence take place I know now what to do." Doan's Kidney Pills are for sale by all dealers. Price 50 cents. Mailed by Foster-Milburn Co, Buffalo, N. Y., sole agents for the United States. Re member the name, Doan's, and take no other. NOTICE. The members of Co G, C. N. G. are requested to meet at their rooms in the Armory, on Thursday evening, at 8 o'clock sharp. Per order, CAPTAIN A. J. WOLFF NOTICE ! VOTERS TO BE MADE. The Selectmen and Town Clerk of the Town of Waterbury. will be in session, for the purpose of admitting to the elec tors oath these persons qualified, in the Citv Court Boom, City Hall building, on Saturday. September 25th, 1897, from 9 o'clock "in the morniug until 7 o'clock in the evening. PERRY C. MORRIS, 1 MORTIMER DORAN, Selectmen. CHARLES BREWER. J EDWARD II. BELDEN, Town Clerk. t SPECIAL, SALE -OF- POCKETBOOKS We are closing out our entire line of Ladies and gent's Pocket books at a GREAT :-: REDUCTION, In fact at prices that you wil. always have money left to put in them. T. F. COSTELLO, Newsdealer and Stationer, 127 Bank Street. Telephone 242-2. THE ROCHESTER'S SUITS FOR BOYS. Stepping toward the time when boys must have new clothes. Let's talk this matter over. Suits like boys want are now here a plenty hundreds of them in newest fall styles and stud's, and we know nobody sells as good suits for as little money as we do. You'll find some revelations in economy at the "ROCHESTER'S" Boys' Clothing De partment. Come ! REEFER SUITS, 8 to 16 year sizes, navy blue, invisible plaids, Scotch checks, gray and brown mixtures, $4.09, 3.9S,.S2-4S, 51.48. BLOUSE SAILOR SUITS, 3 to 12 year sizes, free, comfortable outfits, made of extra line heavy, strong blue serge, clay worsted and mixed effects, preitilv trimmed, 0, 4 and down to 98c NOBBY" VESTEE SUITS, 3 to 7 year sizes, knee trousers, vest and sailor coat, olive, green, gray and brown mixtures, blue cheviots and serges, finished with fancy braid $5, $4, J3.39 and $2.93. CUTAWAY SUITS, 12 to 16 years. Three button cutaway coat, vest and knee trousers, made oi heavy fiue Scotch tweeds, tip top of style, 4.50 and $1. WOOL TROUSERS, ages 3 to l6 years, twenty difieieut checks and mix" tures and blue and black cheviots, spe cial values, Soc, 00c and 4Sc. WATCH OUR WINDOWS. Rochester Clothing Co, ODD FELLOWS' BUILDING. 3Dr TOe "STor Guarantees to cure every case of chronic disease which he consents to treat. The Doctor makes a specialty of treating all forms of chronic disease, all diseases of the lungs, bronchial tubes, heart, stomach, liver and kid neys, also all diseases of the nervous system, the blood, skin and urinary or gans, together with female derange ments, etc. Dr De Ver's method of treatment is the most scientific known to modern medical science, and effects cures where all others fail. Dr De Ver has had wonderful experience in the Dublin, London and Edinburgh hos pitals, as well as in India, Africa and America. Office and residence 148 North Main street, Waterbury, Conn. Office hours, 10 a. m. to 12 m., 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p. m. PEOPLE'S MARKET. Best Set of Teeth, $8 Fine Gold Fil'ings, 51 and Oj r7.ee!r filleti with Silver, 50c and the leeth cleaned , v 75c Teeth extracted, " 25o Gas or Air administered. ' 25c We never wedge the teeth before fill ing. Teeth extracted without pain by the use of gas or Ryder's Vitalized Air. Crown end Bridge Work, a Specialty. RYDER'S' DENTAL PARLORS.., 138 BANK STREET. The only dentist by the name ot RYDER in the city. ' The General Expression That the best FURNITURE is sold by Burrall & Co is being supple mented by another that Burral & Co s prices are the lowest if quality is taken into consideration at all, Both are true aDd represent the Fur niture condition in Waterburyi at present. However, a call at our warerooms will convince you of the desirability of buying Furniture nere. , Spring Lamb, Chicken, Uea , Mutton, Gh cago Dressed Beef and Native Beef. The Finest quality of Vegetables. A vvays fresh. The "Old Reliable" Market s the largest in the city and keeps the largest stock to se ect from. S. BOHL, Prop'r, 64 South Main St. Olden by telephone promptly attended J.M. Burrall & Co 60 Bank St. UNDERTAKING In all its branches. Telephone, D. M. Stewart, 101 Frank lin St. Messenger Boy for C. E. Sey mour, 184 Maple street. HORSESHOEING GENERAL WAGON REPAIRING Done in First-Class Shape Knabe Pianos. We have an elegant stock of tilcM high grade instruments which weJv vite the public to inspect. Driggs & Smith Co. Call and hear "The Watertmry Two? Step" by Fred H. Lewis. R. N. BLAKESLEE'S, 160 MEADOW ST. Money Save J Is Money Made. Look at this : Suits made to order 18.00. Rants made to order $5.00 up. First-class material and workmanship. Satisfaction guaranteed. All work not satisfactory may be re turned. John McEvoy, MERCHANT TAILOR, 251 BANK STREET. DR P. T. KEELEY, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist Graduate of New York College of Vet erinary Surgeons and School of Comparative Medicine. Telephone call, 49-5. Residence, 325 Bank street. Office and Hospital: 169 East Main street. Rear Waterbury Furniture j Oj r aieruury, uocn. PROF. BAILEY Teaches the latest ballroom dances.'' Glide Wltz taught in six private les sons. Highland Fling, Jig, . Buck, Skirt, Tambourine, Sailor Hornpipe, Open daily. 108 BANK STREET. . . y - L. J. Arm truster's WINE ROOM. 130 SOUTH MAIN STREET. Choice Liquors, Ales, Wines an4 Lager. All the favorite brands of Cigars. Coolest place in the city. Give us 1 call. '' Hellmann's Beer 1 IS FOR SALE IN EVERY FIRST CLASS SALOON IN CONNECTICUT. Imported Erlanger , Hoffbreau, MADE BY FRANZ ERICH. ER- LANGER. BAVARIA On draught at J. W. HODSON'S, 18 EXCHANGE PLACE. Telephone. ;ETJR33 - LIQUOR For Medicinal and other purposes. The largest stock of Bottled Goods ia the city lo select from. Fiegenspan' Bottled Ale and Porter is the best tor Family use. T. E. GUEST 05 South Main St. OUR ELEGANT NEW MANTEL. Store is filled with wood Mantles 56.00 upwards. Fire 1'lace Grates, $2.50 upwards. Fire Sets, Tongs, etc. $3.00 upwards. Spark Guards, $1.00 upwards. Glazed andUuglazed Tile for Hearths, Floors, Bath Booms. Call and see our elegant Oak Mantel with beveled Mirror for $12.50, can be set against any wall. No need of fire place. We have put closing out prices on Mouumeuts and Headstones, too many of them. Open evenings. CHARLES JACKSON & SON, 312 BANK STREET. AnnhwsBr-Busch Brewing kod&tin BUDWE1SER LIGHT and MUNCHNER DARK LAGER on draught. The most wholesome and popular of beers. M. J. McEvoy's Cafe, Exchange Place, Waterbury Conn. ' T. H. HAYES, Wholesale and Retai Dealer in For eign and Domestic Ales, Wines, Liquors and Cigars. 34 AND 36 EAST M,fN ST Goods delivered on if,-iDw00 '. ,:, . any part of the city. ni-h.. f