Journal anb Courier.
NEW HAVEN", CONN.
Tuesday Horning, July 1 3, 1S80.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS TO-DAY.
Annual Clewing Sale McGrall Shanley.
Champion Folding Beds A. C. ChamberUn k Bona.
Committee Meeting Charlea T. Mono.
JOT IteUS 1 111 nuill'B nwj.
For Sale Machinery, etc
Great Bargains At Frank's.
Grand Bally Ninth Ward Republicans.
Idvery Stable J. k T. Fit ipa trick. .
Magee Range Brownson h Plumb.
Malt Bitters At Druggists'.
Money to Loan 8. W. F. Andrews.
Monuments Peter Sterling.
Nothing Like Success George, W. H. Hughes.
Special Machinery, etc. John Adt.
Steamboat Line for New York James H. Ward.
Wanted Corset Examiners 298 Chapel Street.
Wanted Girl 43 Wooster Street.
Wanted Cook 238 Winthrop Avenue.
Wanted Woman 107 Greene Street.
Wanted Operators At Malley's.
Wanted Situation 239 Wallace Street.
Wanted Situation 109 Orange Street.
Wanted Situation 32 Broad Street.
Wanted Situation 44 Hill Street.
Wanted Situation 104 East Street.
Wanted Situation 246 James Street.
Wanted Situation 2S5 Bradley Street.
Wanted Situation UM. C."
Wanted Situation John C. Collins.
THE WEATHER RECORD.
Offic of the Chief Biomax. Officer.
WASHrsoTON, D. c, July is l
1 A. U.)
For New England, cloudy weather, with frequent
rains, southerly veering to westerly winds, station
ary temperature, falling followed by rising barome
ter. For additional Local News see 4th page.
The fine residence of Kev.Dr. L.W. Bacon,
on East Town street, Norwich, is nearly com
pleted. The Arctic Base Ball Association and their
friends go to Fort Le on the Hudson,
Thursday, July 29, by the steamer Elm City.
In the Catholic diocese of Hartford $2,
395.37 were collected for Irish relief in re
sponse to the circular to the Catholic bishop.
The annual meeting of the Grand Lodge of
the Harugari order of Connecticut will be
held probably at Southington thq. first week
Michael Luby was arrested last evening
for a breach of the peace on Officer Green
baum. The breach of the peace consisted in
calling the officer bad names.
St. Aloysius T. A. & B. Society go on then
annual excursion to-morrow, July 14, to
Fort Lee on the Hudson. They take the
American brass and string bands. A large
party will go.
Mary Ann Broderick fell from the steps of
the piazza at her residence on Park avenue,
Bridgeport, Saturday night, and broke her
leg about four inches above the ankle. She
works at the Burlock shirt factory.
A female shark, seven feet long, was cap
tured last week at Great Neck, L. L On being
opened ten little sharks, each about two feet
long, were found in her stomach. The fish
ermen say she swallowed them to keep them
from harm. ,
The Norwich Bulletin says: Saturday
morning a French woman at Taf tville gave
birth to twins that were grown together
breast to breast. One died immediately after
birth and the other lived about two hours.
They weighed eighteen pounds.
A lad named Gilbert LaVere, residing on
High street, was knocked off Conductor Fow
ler's train on the Shore Line railroad, due
here" at 1:38 p. m., yesterday at Stony Creek.
He was leaning out to see where a paper had
landed which he had thrown, and was struck
by a switch house. He landed at the foot of
a sand bank and was not dangerously hurt.
Fortunately the train was under slow head
way at the time of the accident.
Music on the Green.
The nrocramme for the concert of the
American band on the Green this (Tuesday)
evening is as follows : '
L March Narragansett D. W. tteeves
2. Overture Morn, Noon and Night 8uppe
3. selection world's 1'eace jnbuee,(Dy request)
4. Waltz Mello Waldteufel
5. Medley Popular Airs Beyer
6. Gallop Carolinen C. Latann
The. . unsettled weather and Manager
Smith's negotiations with the famous Ameri
can band of Providence and Brown and
Beeves1 orchestra to appear at his carnival,
will make it necessary to postpone, the car
nival from to-night to a date soon to be
One of the shafts gave way and struck the
heels of a horse of Selectman F. S. Andrew,
which was being driven down Elm street yes
terday forenoon. The driver skillfully man
aged the animal, and after many narrow es
capes from collisions brought him np at
Temple street. The animal's legs were out
A Scnooner Ashore.
The schooner J. M. Brainerd, Captain Car
roll, went ashore on Saybrook bar about mid
night Sunday night, and was so mnch dam
aged that it was thought she could not be
saved. She is loaded with coal from Perth
Amboy to Hartford. Charles Burt, a yonng
man, had a piece of flesh chipped out of his
hand by the cable chain.
The Old Ninth Corps,
General E. S. Greeley, of this city, has
been appointed one of the executive commit
tee to perfect arrangements for the annual
reunion of the Society of the Burnside Ex
pedition and the Ninth Army Corps, which is
to be held At Providence, B. I., on Wednes
day, August 11. Colonel John H. Bnrnham,
postmaster of Hartford, is also a member of
Expected Visit of a. Prominent Politician.
The Hon. Thomas A. Hendricks, of Indi
ana, it is learned, will probably pay a visit to
this city as the guest of Judge Levi B. Brad
ley, sometime next month. In view of the
fact and Mr. Hendricks' high position among
the Democracy, some sort of a ' suitable re
ception may be given him, and some of the
party leaders have suggested a steamer. ex
cursion and clam-bake with oratory.
The market men of Fair Haven and Fair
Haven East have entered into .an arrange
ment to keep their markets closed between 1
o'clock and 5 o'clock during the months of
July and August. The arrangement has been
entered into on account of the high price of
ice, and there being so little trade ' between-
these hours that the saving will be very great.
One dealer says that the ice for the four
hours costs more than all his sales during the
time proposed to close. The movement
seems to be viewed quite favorably by the
A Largs Shark In the Harbor."
The following "fish story" is from the
Register of last evening - and created muoh
sport among the parties who are posted :
"The brig George, Capt Morgan, which ar
rived here yesterday afternoon after a passage
of sixteen days from St. Croix, reports that
since leaving Cape Hatteras, seven days ago,
a shark about twenty feet long followed the
vessel and did not leave it until she came
to anchor off the beach in the harbor yester
day afternoon. Capt. Morgan says he has
never seen so large a shark in his travels on
the water and thinks she is still in the har
bor. The brig George brings sugar and mo
lasses to Frank G. Phipps."
"' IiOdge and Society.
Eureka Chapter, B. A. M., of this city, in
stalls its officers at feion church on Foote
street Thursday evening. There win be sing
ing by the Harniiston Glee Clnb,-prayer, an
address by Past Grand High Priest Robert
McDougal of New York, installation of the
High Priest by Isaac Bowers of New York ;
reading of the warrant by Grand Secretary
M. P. Saunders of New York ; installation of
other officers by Grand King G. W. Murray
of Brooklyn; an address; singing by the
Harmiston Club and benediction. .- The broth
ers will be in full regalia and a festival will
follow. ' -
Sudden Death of George Beckwith
Seised With Sadden Illness While 8 peak
ing at English' Hall and Dying in a
Pew Minntea Medical Attendance A
Sketch at His litre and Career Beck,
Our readers will no doubt be surprised to
learn of the death of George Beckwith, which
occurred very suddenly last evening. It was
Mr. Beckwith's custom to attend the gospel
temperance meetings which are held on Mon
day evenings in the conference room at Eng
lish's Hall, corner of State and Court streets.
He was present as usual last evening, and
while others were speaking on his favorite
theme he was an attentive listener. About
ten minutes before nine o'clock he arose to '
address the meeting, and had said but a few
words when he suddenly placed his right
hand on his left breast and said: "Brethren,
I feel a strange feeling coming over me."
Those present observed that he
turned deathly pale, and as he took
his seat those that were near supported him.
A messenger was sent for a physician, and in
a few minutes Dr. Frank H. Whittemore was
in attendance. Mr. Beckwith was laid upon
the platform in the room on the doctor's ar-.
rival, and after gasping once or twice ex
pired. He had no pulse when the doctor
arrived. After an examination Dr. 'Whitte
more gave it as his opinion that the cause of
Mr. Beckwith's death was organic disease of
the heart. Coroner Hugh Dailey was notified,
and after inquiry in regard to the facts con
cluded that an inquest was unnecessary.
Word was sent to Newton & Keiler, under
takers, snd about 10 o'clock they removed
the body to the late residence of the deceased,
corner of Dixwell avenue and Henry street
Word had previously been sent to the family
of his sudden death, and when the body
reached the house sympathizing friends and
neighbors were in waiting to receive it.
The aged widow of the deceased, while deeply
feeling the sudden death of har companion in
life, talked with great composure regarding
his sudden death. When sorrow was ex
pressed she said : "We ought not to sorrow,
for he has gone to a better land gone where
he will be appreciated. He will no more be
called 'Old Beckwith,' but his life-long
service in the cause of humanity win
be honored and my loss is his eternal gain. I
shall not remain here long, but will soon join
him in the spirit land. " In conversation with
Mrs. Beckwith she told our reporter that she
had never heard him complain of heart diffi
culties, although he had often said that he
was troubled with excessive weariness and
f aintness when he could see no real cause for
it. There is no doubt but that the seeds of
the disease which caused his death had for a
long time been present in his system.
Sketch of His Life.
It would be difficult, probably impossible,
to select a citizen more widely known in the
community, and we might well add in the
county, for his oddities and eccentricities
singled him out at once for notice. If the
white plume of Navarre was always conspicu
ous in the thickest of the fight, it was not
more so than the white hat of the deceased in
our community, nor in any convention or
gathering where the cause of prohibition was
being fought, or any town meeting where
some issue claimed his devotion and cham
pionship. For many years he had been an
outspoken advocate of prohibition, and never
was an opportunity in late years of further
ing the claims of no license neglected by him.
His almanac, though mainly devoted to its
chief object, was sure to contain some sharp,
pithy thrust at "king alcohol" or the "tyran
ny of rum," or some brief, pointed commen
dation of total abstinence. If to go barefoot
in the summer time and in one's shirtsleeves
is a luxury, then the deceased fully enjoyed
both, and as regular as the spring time gave
place to the heat of summer, for many years
past, he was looked for on the thoroughfares
minus shoes and stockings, and often with
out his coat the old white hat crowning the
picture. He was a forcible speaker, and hard
ly a session of the Legislature in late years
when the temperance question was before it,
but found the white hat and its wearer with
in the halls of the State pleading for prohib
itory laws. But the deceased will long be
remembered as the author and publisher of
Beckwith's Almanac, and the old white hat
and familiar lineaments, invariably for many
years past, figured in the title page. He had
published the almanac for thirty-three years,
and its merits gave it wide favor throughout
the city and county, and further. ' 'Beck
with's Almanac," like the name and face of
its author, were as familiar as household
words. He was a thorough mathematician,
and gave great attention and care to all his
work, taking a pride to accomplish well what
ever he -undertook. Upon the title page of
the almanac were also invariably the descrip
tive words: "Calculated for Connecticut and
adjacent States by George Beckwith, pho
nographer, survivor of Beers, Middlebrbok &
Prindle. " And now the honest-hearted suc
cessor of those worthies has also passed away.
The deceased was a native of Berlin,
Conn., born July 10, 1810, making him just
two days over 70 years. His parents re
moved to Southington when he was a lad,
and when a young man he came to New
Haven. He was an eager seeker after
knowledge and thirsted for information, and
though he had few opportunities the result
shows how well he applied himself. He
leaves a wife, to whom he was married in this
city thirty-eight years ago, and one daughter,
Mrs. John J. Ewell, the medical clairvoyant,
No. 281 Dixwell avenue, corner of Henry
street, which was also the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Beckwith. The deceased had been a
resident of New Haven about forty-five years.
He taught school about twelve years, firstin
the npper part of the old frame building at
the corner of Elm and Church streets, and
afterward in the old frame building which
stood on the corner of Church and George
streets, long occupied by Mr. A. F. Wood,
the druggist. . He taught boys arithmetic,
bookkeeping, mathematics, etc., and it is said
of him that he was the first teacher to take
colored boys into a white school, this course
exciting at the time some . opposition and
causing him the loss of some of his patronage)
a circumstance which had only the effect of
strengthening his resolution in the matter.
He was an earnest inquirer and believer in
Spiritualism, and was ever courteously ready
to give a reason for the faith that was in him.
He had no particular desire to accumulate
money and! was a liberal man in proportion
to his means, and leaves but a small estate.
After a long life he leaves many who will
kindly remember him, and few if any who
win not speak well of him. - '-
Superintendent Stevenson returns to-day
from a flying visit to western New York.
Mr. Charles S. Elliot, his mother and sister
and Miss Phelps arrived in New York from
Paris Saturday night.
Chief Webster went to Hartford yesterday,
called there by the serious illness of his
wife's mother, an aged lady and very feeble. '
Collector Hillhouse has the tax bills for
1879 nearly completed, and during the present
week the same will be distributed to every
taxpayer in the city. Under the new law in
terest is added on all bills unpaid on the first
day of August next at the rate of 9 per cent,
per annum, or three-quarters per cent, per
month, the interest to be charged from July
' Drowned While Bathing.
Jeremiah Carroll, a deck hand of the steam
er City of Lawrence, was drowned while
bathing at Norwich Saturday ' evening, be
tween 6 and 7 o'clock. He had been at work
hard all day and 6 o'clock went down the
river with two friends, William Nolan and
Richard Silvay. He went into the water
alone and had waded chest deep when he sud
denly disappeared. He .vraa seen to rise once,
bat made no effort whatever to save himself.
It is supposed thai he was heated, and - was
taken with cramps. He had been in this
country bat nine months fsxtd in 'the employ
of the steamer City of Lawrence but a short
time. He had no relatives in America. He
was born at Passes. ListoL County Kerry.
Ireland, where his people now reside, in
1857, and was consequently but twenty
three years of age. The remains were found
in about f oar feet of water, near where he
disappeared. : i
Fierce Play of the Lightning.
Striking In Twenty Different Places "and
a Dotes Different TownsHones Killed,
Bam Destroyed, Church, Factory And
. .onses Struck. . , -: "'
During the thunder storm of Saturday the
lightning struck in many places besides those
already given. Among them are the follow
It struck the printing office of Ralph. Bis
ley's Son in Berlin, melted some of the type
in each of 24 fonts, tore a brass syringe to
pieces, touched a copper powder flask, but did
not explode it, broke a glass bottle and cut
up generally, and inmates of the house were
' In Bristol the house of Eliada Tnttle was
struck and was slightly damaged ; nobody
In New Britain it struck the honse of E.
H. Beach, son of Judge Beach, prostrating
Mrs. Beach and tearing a hole in the ground.
The injury to the house was not material.
The rain fell heavily for half an hour.
In Morris a horse was struck and killed be
longing to Orange Wedge, worth $200.
In Northfield the barn of Selectman Fred
erick S. .Porter was struck and burned to the
ground ; everything was lost, including a val
uable horse, carriages, wagons, sleighs, etc,,
and about four tons of hay. Loss about
$800 ; insured for $200 or $300. The house
of peacon Catlin was also struck, tearing off
plastering, but doing no serious damage.
Mrs. Catlin was lying on the bed, her head
near, the bed -post, but she did nob feel the
effects of the lightning. Mr. John Catlin
was at the back door, only a few feet from
the house. One of the flying splinters hit
him on the head, but without injuring him
materially. Mr. James Catlin,' son of Mr.
John Catlin, was also in the house. ' The in
mates did not know for some minutes that
the house had been struck.
Five head of cattle on the farm of Mr
Dexter Si Morse, about three-fourths of a
mile north of Northfield Center, were struck
by;lightning and killed. Two belonged to
Mr. Dexter E. Morse, one to Mr. John S.
Morse. The cattle were under a tree at the
time they were killed.
In"Wolcott the Congregational church was
struck, but the damage was slight, consider
ing the magnitude and freaks of the bolt,
which seemingly struck the chimney at the
north end. A part of it ran down the rafter
to the east, loosening the boards and shingles,
thence south under the plastering to the win
dow, tearing off the casing and then disap
pearing. The other part went down the
north gable end in the rear of the desk, where
the clapboards were splintered and the plas
tering was torn off and scattered. Then it
seemed to jump, without leaving any mark
to the southwest window, where it tore oS
the casing and clapboards under the window.
It was not known that the church had been
struck until the sexton opened it on Sunday
In Glastonbury Mr. Dudley Lee's house
was struck at the southwest corner. The
bolt entered under the eaves, shattering the
post and scattering the clapboards and sheath
ing all over the front yard. Mr. Lee was
partially paralyzed by the shock, but has
nearly recovered, except from a slight deaf
ness. It was regarded a wonder that a large
button-baD tree, which nearly overhangs the
house, did not draw the lightning to itself
and protect the house.
Waterbury effects were as follows :
The works of the Citizens' Gas Company
were struck three times, and three of the la
borers were slightly stunned.
One of the out-houses of theHolmes.Booth
A Hayden Company was torn to pieces, and
a goat over in Brooklyn was killed.
A bolt entered the factory of the American
Flask and Cap Company and disappeared in
the dip hole, badly frightening the girls who
did not go home to dinner on account of the
Flash after flash followed the telephone
wires into the office of Plume & Atwood, and
theie was a loud report which rendered W.
S. Atwood feaf in one ear for more than an
A bolt descended into the yard of T. S.
Elton, and a domestio in a house across the
street was so affected by the shock that she
diA5 not recover her equanimity for several
Lightning struck near the residence of El
mer Pierpont, on the Watertown road, and
Mrs. Pierpont, who was taking clothes from
a line, was rendered unconscious for several
At Newtown Oliver Wolcott's barn was
struck ard burned with its contents, consist
ing of hay arid grain. Four horses were also
burned in the building. The loss is esti
mated at about $1,000. A horse belonging
to "William Hoy was also killed by lightning,
and still another horse shared the same fate.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Tracy
B. Warren, formerly of this city, will sympa
thize with them in the loss of their little
boy, who died on Sunday. The Bridgeport
Standard says : "They were out driving with
him in the morning, but later be was at
tacked with convulsions and death speedily
followed. The child was nearly two years
old and was born on the steamer while Mr.
and Mrs. Warren were returning from Europe
summer before last. They have the sympa
thy of their numerous friends in their deep
and sudden bereavement."
A Pleasure Trip.
' Yesterday a very pleasant reunion of
friends was held at Pot Island, the company
taking the steamer Ivernia on her first trip
and remaining during the day. The party
was composed of young people from this
city, Westfield, Mass., and St. John's, N. B.,
and were indeed a jolly and happy society.
The time was passed at the island in dan
cing, singing, rowing and fishing. Flying
Point was visited early in the afternoon, and
the party were regaled by some fine oysters
on the nalr shell, wmcn seemed to be great
ly appreciated by the visiting members.
After a very delightful day they returned to
the city, much pleased with the recreation
and the charming islands.
Death of a Clergyman and If ale Grad
uate. Rev. John C. Bull, of Hartford, died yes
terday, after an illness of a number of weeks.
Mr. Bun was the son of a physician at Water-
ford, Conn., a man of reputation in his pro
fession, but who died while this son was only
a few years old, leaving him to the care of
relatives. He was sent to Yale, where he
graduated in 1849. In the same class were
Hon. Augustus uranaegee or jNew London,
Timothy Dwight, now professor of sacred
literature at Yale, and William D. Bishop, ex-
president of the New York, New Haven , and
Subsequent to his graduation Mr. Bun
taught school atMeriden and Tarrytown. He
also studied theology and was ordained to the
ministry. For twenty-five years past he had
been connected with the American Asylum at
Hartford; Several years after his settlement
in Hartford he married Miss Julia Sargent,
daughter of William M. Sargent, who is now
resident in East Hartford. His wife and
three children survive, and the eldest daugh
ter was a member of the last graduating class
at tne female seminary.
More Bodies on -the Narragansett The Of
Two bodies have been found in the after
cabin of the wreck of the Narragansett now
at Cold Spring, L. I., those of men between
twenty-five tod fifty years of age. One is
five feet eight inches tan, the other six feet ;
the latter had his hair cut short and was
clean shaved ; the former had black hair and
was slightly bald. In the pocket of one was
a silver watch, patent lever, made by Mr. F.
Tobias of Liverpool, No. 11,970. A coroner's
jury viewed the bodies, which were taken to
Oyster Bay, where an inquest was held last
evening. - The headless body which came
ashore at Great Neok, Waterford, June 22,
and, after an inquest which failed to identify
it, was buried there, has been identified as
that of Dr. O. K. Sammis, of Deer Park, Suf
folk county, L. L .
Inspectors Hovey and Beckwith will begin
an official investigation into the cause of the
disaster to the steamer Narragansett next
Thursday morning in the Superior Court
room in New London. The manner of con
ducting the investigation has not yet been
outlined, and the inspectors are not prepared
to say what witnesses will be summoned. It
is probable that several days will be .con
sumed in taking testimony.
- The master of the smack Martha, of Noank,
found floating in the Race a few days ago a
vest, in the pocket of which was a very fine
Death of General Samuel Ross;
. - ""-: j '
Another Veteran of the L.ate War Cone.
The sudden death of General Samuel Ross,
which occurred at PeekskiH, N. Y on Sun
day, whfl bathing Jn Lake Osceola, wiU be
read with regret by a large number of Con
necticut people. At thebreaking out of the
war General Boss was serving as Captain of
the Fourteenth United State Infantry, and
was appointed ' by - Governor Buckingham
chief mustering officer of the State. - Later,
when the Twentieth regiment was raised,
Governor Buckingham commissioned him as
Colonel, his commission bearing date August
19, 1862. He served throughout the war,
and at its close was acting Brigadier General
in the Second brigade, Third division, Twen
tieth Army corps. At ChanceUorsvUle,
May 3, 1863, he was wounded in the leg by
a fragment of a shell. He was afterward
sent home on recruiting service and was
stationed in Hartford, where he is well
remembered. After his return to the
army in 1864 he, with his regiment, was or
dered to join General Sherman in the West,
and was with the army in the"march to the
sea," being most of the time in command of
a brigade. He commanded the post of Mari
etta, Georgia, for a while during the Sher
man campaign, and did noble work in that
great campaign and series of engagements.
At Cassville, Georgia, he distinguished him
self by repelling an attack of tte confederates,
he having but the Twentieth regiment and
the Nineteenth Michigan at his aommahd.
After the war he was placed on the retired
list with the rank of colonel. He was pres
ent at the reunion of his regimental the Cove
Honse on East Haven shore last August, and
also joined in the battle flag parade at Hart
ford in September last. The deceased will
be buried at Uarmel, -utnam county, jsew
: ' '"" Plenty of Peaches.'
A Crop of 4,000,000 Baskets Expected to
, he Raised In Delaware.
Middletown will this year resume her old
place as the peach emporium of Delaware,
says the Wilmington Every Evening. Al
though the estimate for the country about is
5,000,000 baskets less than was actually
shipped in the great year of 1875, when 7,
000,000 baskets found their way from the
station to the great markets of the country,
the 375,000 or 400,000 baskets which are ex
pected to be taken one way or another from
the orchards to market this summer repre
sents the highest number anticipated to be
shipped from any one point, Smyrna coming
next with- 220,000 baskets. The great bulk
of the crop last year was in the lower peach
section ; this year it is confined to the belt
of territory between the the bays and
bounded on the south by North Murkill hun
dred in Delaware and the northern part of
Queen Anne's-county and Cecil county, Md. ,
and Pencador and Red Lion hundreds in Del
aware on the north. This is the great peach
country, and, if there ever should be matured
a full crop, would be capable of producing at
least 5,000,000 baskets. A careful survey of
the peach-growing sections, and information
obtained from various sources, have resulted
in a calculation that about 4,000,000 baskets
of peaches will be shipped from the various
points of shipment on the peninsula.- There
wiU be at least 30 per cent, more fruit con
sumed at home by the drying establishments
and canning factories than last year, and it
is safe to estimate the home consumption at
550,000 baskets. If the' fruit will be as re
munerative as it was last year, the peninsula
wiU be over $1,500,000 richer by the crop.
Sharks Thrashing1 About.
An Excursion Party's Relishing View
of a School of Captured Sharks in a
Captured School of Whitefish. .
The present season is becoming notorious
as a good season for sharks. The voracious
inhabitants of the .briny evince a decided
preference for the waters where the whitefish
flock into the mouth of New Haven harbor,
and along the coast on either side of the en
trance to the harbor. The sharks find this
out and soon appear in schools, with their
ravenous jaws ready for a meal of whitefish
bones and all. The presence of the shark
in schools and of the whitefish in schools can
give no encouragement to the census officers
or to the friends of education. The census
men, if they take whitefish into account, are
obliged to depend entirely on . the numbers
captured and guess at the rest, while as to
the number of sharks, we believe it is certain
no provision has been made. However, the
sharks are so frequently caught this season in
the deep waters off the shore in the vicinity
of the harbor that excursion parties are now
daily organized for the purpose of .witnessing
the capture of such of the monsters as hap
pen to get into the whitefish seines, and of
late, every time the seine off the Orange shore
has been drawn, several sharks have been
taken. Saturday such was the case. There
was one sharpie load of twenty persons of
the masculine gender on the ground, beside
other boat loads, in waiting for the fun. The
seine is drawn at 9 a. m. At that hour yes
terday the drawing' of the seine was in full
operation. AU eyes were watching for signs,
sharks with closest attention, and the ladies
of the party were prepared to utter alarming
and piercing cries. Suddenly a shout
arose simultaneously from three or four
on the boat. A fin had been seen, and
soon not one fin but the fins of half a dozen
were visible, while as many tails were lashing
the water into foam in the midst of a myriad
of crazy, struggling whitefish, who behaved
as if a presidential election had taken place
and the votes were being counted. The ex
perienced captain of the boat, a Fair Haven
man, got his craft near enough to one of the
sharks to play with him. As the shark came
in close proximity he tendered to the open
jaws of his sharkship the end of a long, stout
stick. The shark's jaws closed on it and held
it as if in a vise, and retained hold of it with
such unyielding tenacity that the captain,
giving his heft to the work, raised the shark
nearly his whole length about five feet
out of water. The shark then, not relishing
the prowess of its human foe, and being ap
parently unwilling to relinquish its native ele
ment, let go, and with a great splash disap
peared and was soon thrashing the water into
foam with its tail . again among the fast ac
cumulating whitefish. The party saw five
sharks and had a close enough view of all, and
returned to Howes pavilion, where they
started from, in high glee over their novel
The board of directors of the Masonic Mu
tual Benefit Association had their regular
monthly meeting last evening at the Temple.
Two thousand dollars was voted to the widow
of Eugene Soule Beechex (previously 1
sessed), and $2,000 to the widow of George
K. Hyde, of West Haven, who was burud
last Wednesday, which is quick payment.
This association has never waited the thirtv
days allowed by its by-laws for the payment
of claims, but pay as - soon as proofs of
deaths are furnished. Ten new members
were accepted, making, the present member
Canned Corned Beef A Family Poisoned
Mr. Otis Cook, his wife and a little daugh
ter were poisoned Sunday morning at their
home on Benton street by eating canned
corned beef." -They partook of the meat for
their breakfast, and about one hour later
were taken violently fll and Dr. Hastings was
sent for. He almost immediately decided
that they were poisoned by eating the can
ned meat. He promptly treated them for
poison and they began to get better. ' Mon
day morning the mother and . little- girl
were np and about, bat Mr. Cook, who ate
more heartily of the meat; was unable to get
to his work, though much better than he was
There are large quantities of canned meat
sold, and this is the first instance in this
vicinity that has come, to our knowledge,
whereby the consumers have suffered SI ef
fects from its nee. Of conase, as. this is an
exceptional case, people should snot be too
hasty in condeming canned meats. Hartford
jzlvijucao " r -
Castoria because it makes the children cheer
ful and wen, and ohildren almost cry for Cas
toria, because it is sweet. : Wind Colio, Sour
Cord, Bash, Feverishness and Worms soon
disappear when Castoria is used. ... - - -
on dawlt -,-,.
Dissrustins Pimples on a lady's face.
or severe Pains in the back ; Wounds of the
flesh or neuralgia of the nerves ; Strained
Chords or a scalded hand ; a Sprained ankle
or a Gashed foot : a crippled man or a lame
horse can always be relieved and cured by the
wonderful Centaur Liniments. . . . o9 ldlw
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- Garfield and Arthur- f
Grand Rally and flag Raising Wednee-
neaday Evening at Masonic Hall, wen-
ster Street. . J,- '
A grand rally and "ftig raising will take
place at Masonic Sail, Webster street, on
Wednesday evening, July 14th, at 8T' o'clock,
sharp. - All Republicans are invited. The
meeting will be addressed by Joseph Sheldon,
Esqr, Theodore V. Cromwell, Capt Thomas
Griffing and others. A rousing time is ex-
Tla -Rnown--' Jin .11 Will ' fm-TllRFI
music for the occasion. Let there be a grand I
gathering for Garfield and Arthur.
Garfield and Arthur club room, -No- li
7 Brewster building, is open every evening.
The daily and illustrated papers of the day
are kept on file. Avfine transparency was
added last evening. . . . . -. .
Special Machinery, Etc.
John Adt, the weH known manufacturer of
special machinery, 26 -Artisan street; is turn
ing out daily immense quantities of ma
chinery of his own invention. His facilities
for executing all work in his line are unsur.
Mr. Peter Sterling, who has his maroie
works in the rear of the open land on Orange
street, adjoining the Tremont Hose, execu
ted the fine monuments to Washington Webb
and William E. McKee, also the monument
in Prof. Jepson's lot, all in 'Evergreen ceme
tery, and a noticeable monument also in Mil-
ford in the lot of Mr. William A. Beard, the
builder. Recently, also, he executed one for
Mr. Jttoemer, the picture dealer. These are
but a few of the specimens. He, executes all
kinds of work in his line, and many, patrons
commend his taste and skin.
Malt Bitters build np the nervous and mus
cular system and so overcome disease.
Keep your bowels and kidneys in healthy
giate by the use of Kidney-Wort.
Celluloid collars at Smith &, Stone's.
Dr. Sanger's Superlative India Tonic. The
trade supplied by Dr. Shears, 1 Sylvan ave.
Gray flannel shirts at Smith & Stone's.
- We presume the public have been sufficient
ly interested in our advertisements since Jan
uary 1st to know that we only say in them
just what we mean. The six hundred pairs
of ladies' French kid low "Empress" slippers
and ties advertised this morning at one dol
lar and twenty-seven cents ($1.27) are the
same shoe we have sold this season at $2 and
$2.50. We took all the manufacturer's stock
at our own price and give customers the ben
efit of our good fortune.
Wallace B. Fenn & Co.
In the sale advertised "by W. B. Fenn &
Co. this morning are a large lot of ladies'
French kid -sandal low button and ties,
"Duchess" sandal and side button low shoes,
costly goods, that are usuaUy retailed at
$3.50 and $4. They are thrown into the lot
of six hundred pairs of ladies' French kid
"Empress" slippers, aU at one price one
dollar and twenty-seven cents. jy9 lot
Although we freely advertise large job
lots of shoes at half price, we do not allow
their sale to interfere with our fine trade in
regular goods. We have never carried so
large a stock or been so successful with first
quality goods as this season.
Wallace B. Fenn & Co.
ON GUARD !
TO THE FRONT!
"Boys, Give 'em Hail Columbia !"
Grand Bally and Flag Raising by the Republicans
of the Ninth and Tenth wards at Masonic Hall, Wed
nesday evening, July 14th, H. Bharp, to which all Re
publicans are invited.
ORGANIZE FOR GARFIELD AND ARTHUR !
Hon. .fosepn Sheldon,
Theodore "V. f ' i-om w ell.
Capt. Trios. J. Grlilin,
and others will address the meeting. .
The Broadway Brass Band will furnish music for
McGrail & Shanlcr's.
The unparalleled success of our Spring and Summer
trade has enabled us to wind up the season by a gen
eral cutting slaughtering in fact, giving the balance
of our Spring and Summer Dress Goods for a mere
nominal price. The reduction will be so great that
we want the people of New Haven County not to for
get that McGrail & Shanley are giving the greatest
bargains ever offered in this State. This sale will
commence on MONDAY. July 12, and will continue
until Inventory time in August. We shall offer the
following goods at half what they cost us, 60c on the
Suits! Suits! Suits!
Lawn Suits, Moulin Suits, Cambric Suits, all beau
tifully trimmed,from 11.65 to $3.25, former price $3.50
to $7.60. White Sacqnes, trimmed with Hamburg
Edging and White Lace, from 90c to $'2, former price.
$1.75 to $4. 900 Linen Dusters at 80c to $1.68, farmer
price (1.25 to $3. Dress Goods, Silks, Satins, Laces,
Trimmings, Notions, Cloths, Housekeeping Goods and
Gents' Fomishings of every description. Lisle Thread
and Lace Top Gloves at half the old price.
Feathers and Flowers !
The balance of our Millinery Goods, Ribbons, Flow
ers and Feathers will be sold at s reduction of 60c on
the dollar Jess than the cost. All these goods are new
this season. No old stock to work off.
LsSMiies' Hosiery and tnderwear, the finest
Btock in this city at rock bottom prices. We shall
leave nothing undone to make this sale the grandest
of the season, by a general benefit to all in every de
partment of our large establishment. It is not nee
sary to repeat that we are really and in fact the peo
276 Chapel Street
79 ORANGE STREET,
We Have Just Placed
In Oar Whrerooms
Another tot of Those ;
b Library Cases !
Of our own manufacture, and la
test styles. .
Those wishing- anything in this
line are respectfully invited to in
spect our stock. . -
..fJ:f'lV,e' :X' -. ' .-'-
72, 74, 76 OnurgeiStreet.
Clearing' Out Sale
McGrail a Shanley
E CONTINUATION . M
D OF A
W EDWARD MALLEY'S Jj
A 28th Li
R Anniversary E
D SALE ! Y
Never before have 'we offered such
Lisle Thread Gloves,
Ribbons and Flowers,
" "f As we shall offer on
Tuesday, June 29th,
And During the Entire Week.
1,000 dozen pairs Lace Top Long
Wristlet Lisle Frame Gloves at 25,
31 and 37c a pair.originally gold at
45, 65 and 75c. This is a grand
opportunity to secure an elegant
glove at one-half the usual price.
25,000 yards Hamburg Embroi
deries at 5, 6, 8, lO, 121 and 15c,
absolutely tvorth double the price
asked. This will be the last oppor
tunity offered this season to secure
such rare bargains.
16,500 Remnants of Ribbons in
Plain, Fancy and Stripes, all
widths. These are importers' sam
ples and are offered without re
serve at 25c per yard. Not a rib
bon in this lot but is worth from
50c to $1 per yard.
375 dozen Sprays of Flowers
the most magnificent assortment
of these goods ever shown in New
Haven. The entire " lot at 98c per
spray, actually worth $2.98. A
grand opportunity to secure goods
at one quarter their value.
200 Lap Robes, elegantly em
broidered, with wreath in center
for monogram, and sprays of flow
ers embroidered in corners, made
of twilled linen,a gem in their way,
only $2 each, never before offered
at less than $3.50 to $4.
195 Lap Robes, made of Moniie
Cloth, elegantly embroidered, sev
en different styles, all at $4, are on
the market at $5 and $7.
127,000 Ladies and Gents' Gauze
and Merino Vests-the largest stock
and lowest prices ever offered pri
ces ranging from 15c upwards
Over 200 dozen sold on Saturday.
750 dozen pairs Ladies' Embroi
dered Slipper Hose at 12c. Ac
knowledged by all to be the most
astonishing bargain ever offered
W Edward Malley's L
A 28th , L.
U . ANNIVERSARY E
D SALE.- . Y
Chapel, Temple and Center Sts.
Carriage Entrance on Temple St.
COBGROVK'S Hnst Kits Kta.tlulument
is oonneoted with Mllej's by Ul
Elegantly Furnished Ladies' Wait
:. - ing Boom, ,
Where IcUes sjatts snd rest, while refreshing them
selves with tint coot sod delicious So and Confec
tionery famished by the well known SNOWtwbo has
taken up his qartei with Mr. UUy.
Oar mail snd exnress denaxtment Is now so thor
oughly organised that ladles living oat of town can
do their shopping through ws with perfect safety, and
at prices just ss reasons Me if they, were present
uiemseiTea in xiew ustsb.
The attention of wholesale dealers snd all who boy
to sell again is called to his immense Wholesale
Department osi tne Second floor
All goods sold at Jobbing prices. jettv.ooaw
SEND 650 ORDERS.
"We lutve .Tailed ourselves of the meat wonderful
invention of the age, and ask each person that owns a
Telephone to order anything from a
, TO A '
MAGEE RANGE !
' And it shall receive prompt attention.
Brownson & Plumb,
NO. 313 CHAPEL. STREET.
Great - Bargains
Mosquito Netting, 25c a piece.
Boys' White Shirts, 15c.
Boys Colored Shirts, 25c.
Cents' White Ties, lOc a doz.
Honeycomb Quilts, 35c.
Gents' White Shirts, 25, 50, 75c,
Gents Colored Shirts, 25, 50, CO,
Ladies Lisle Gloves from 5c up
Dress Goods Below Cost, at 6, 7,
8, lO, 12J, 15, 18, 20c. -
Black Cashmere 33c, warranted
all wool, double fold.
All Wool French Buntings, 15c.
French Iace Buntings, lOc, for
merly sold at SOc.
Gents' Gauze Wrappers, 12ic.
Ladies' Gauze Wrappers, 19c.
Children's Gauze Wrappers, lOc.
We call the special attention of a
thinking public to the fact that we
own our store and pay no rent, and
besides, are the only Dry Goods
House in Chapel street buying tlleir
goods for cash and cash only.
Our facilities for selling cheap are
therefore about 15 miles ahead of
concerns laboring under heavy ex
penses and buying goods on time.
This is said in a very kind spirit,
without being personal, and .only
to open the eyes of the public to
strict common sense and the bar
gains to be found at
NO. 327 CHAPEL STREET.
IN GREAT VARIETY,
BURGESS & BURGW,
333 Chapel Street.
MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S
SUITS AND ULSTERS.
Please take notice that our goods are new, fashionably
cut, well made and equal in every respect to Cus
tom work, an4 expressly made for the retail trade.
We sell our Garments at lower prices and giro more
value for the money than any other concern in
We have all grades, from the cheapest to the finest. ' -Ton
can And all extra sizes, from the very smallest to
the very largest we can fit everybody. "
Ton can save 35 per cent, by calling on us. .
We defy competition in prices and work.
Long and short Slips, Robes and Christening Dresses,
all of oar own make.
Fiv Hundred Parasols and Sun Umbrellas, new and
elegant styles. : . ' - ''
We nave the largest andTbest stock of Ready Made
Garments to select from in the State.
Csil and examine the goods. ' .
M. Mann & Brother,
No. 263 Chapel Street.
South - Haven ; Stage.
: - -: - A. B. Chidsey, Proprietor.
f EAVES Booth Haven at ft: 30 a. m , 1:41 and 6 45 p
Li xn. K. K. Depot, Kew Hven,10:4U a. m. and 3:U1
p. in. 38G Chapel street, 11:U0 a. m , 4:00 and fr.'M p. m.
tiatnrday, leaves Chapel street at 'J p. 'in.
Headquarters, Boston Grocery,
JyStf , . - 386 Chapel street.
COAL ! WOOD ! 1C0AL ! .
AH Varieties ahd Sizes, Wholesale and Retail.
- KIMBERLT & GOODRICH,
dl3 111 Church Street, Cutler Corner, and 24 Grand Street.
& Summer Underwear.
Bathing SHits ! Linen Drawers ! Jean Drawers !
" A- Complete Line of
SMITH ifc STONE,
jy2B 352 Chapel Street, corner Church.
Summer Goods !
H. B. ARMSTRONG & CO.,
2GO CHAPEL STREET. 73 OltAXCE STREET.
In addition to our large stock of Carpets, Furniture, Paper Hangings
and Upholstery Goods, we have an elegant assortment of
CAXTOX STRAW MATTIXGS,
In all grades and qualities that we are offering at extremely low prices.
llAXnSOMi: VERAXDAH CHAIRS
REAITTIFUL, WICKER ROCKERS.
Parties about going to the seashore or country will find these chairs a
great addition to their comfort during the warm" season.
Call and see.them.
H. B. ARMSTRONG & CO.,
2GO Chapel Street.
Oatmeals, Steam Cooked Wheat and Oats. Samp. Maccaroni, Vermicelli.
Chocolate Menier all grades, Alkethrepta, Epps' Cocoa.
A great variety of Potted Meats for lunches and picnics.
Huckin's Canned Soups, twelv varieties. - '
Sardines. Shrimn. Salmon. Boneless Herrint? and Halihnt in lh. mckuvn
Edam Cheese, Kew Canton Ginger, Tarragon Vinegar,
Thirty cases Olive Oil, half pints, pints and quarts, our
Salad Dressing, Capres, Olives, Mustards. '
200 cases Claret, extra, fine and medium grades.
Chaini. gnes, ail popular brands, at lowest figures.
Sautemes, Bergundy, Ales, Porters, &c.
0,000 of our Margarita, Key West Cigars, due June 23.
1880 Summer 1880
To our patrons and the public generally we take this method to extend our thanks for the
very liberal patronage bestowed upon us, and to announce that we have just made a Re
duction in the Price of our Goods. We are determined to out-distance all compet
itors in the future, as we have in the past. - You can buy at the Boston Grocery Store, 386
Chapel Street, and 450 and 4r2 State Street,
Japanese Soap at 6 cents a bar, I J bars for $1.00. Ex
tra nice Prunes 1 cents per pound, 1G pounds for $1.00.
Canned Goods all marked down. Flour lower than ever.
We call particular attention to the fact that we have laid in a large stock of Canned Meats,
including Boned Chicken, Turkey, Ham, Tongue, eic, very choice, and especially desirable
for excursionists and others. We shall continue to keep a full line of Groceries, Teas, Cof
fees, Spices, Sugars, Fancy Crackers, etc., etc., at prices that will certainly please you.
N. B. To accommodate those of our out-of-town friends who desire to purchase our
goods, we would state that their orders by letter will receive prompt attention. Goods
packed in neat, sirong boxes will be deliverek at the depot free of charge.
Fullerton, Bradbury & Co.,
386 CHAPEL STREET,
ELEGANT NEW GOODS!
Great Sacrifice in Dress Goods.
One lot of Dress Goods dosing
out at 6c.
One lot of Dress Goods closing
out at lOc.
One lot of Lace Buntings closing
out at 8c.
Figured Lawns and Muslins,
some as low as 6c.
In Ladies', Misses' and Children's
Muslin, Lawn, Cambric and Pique
Ladies Cambric Wrappers at the
remarkable low price of 69c.
Fnom the largest to the smallest
sizes, from 97c upwards. Also
Misses and Children's Linen Ul
sters at $1. ' j -.'
Closing Out At Low Prices.
Boys White Shirt Waists, with
linen collars and cuffs.
Boys Figured Cambric Shirt
Ladies' White Lawn Waists.
Ladies' Cambric Waists.
Astonishing Bargains in Corsets.
Astonishing Bargains in Sun
Visit the. Great Semi-Annual
Clearing Out Sale at
312 Chapel Street.
BEXJAJIIX & FOUl, .
r Fans, '''.'"'
Water Sets, :
Saver Jewelry, ,
; Combs, Bracelets, . . .. . ,
, Ball Pins,
' Link Sleeve Buttons,
White Enamel Studs, '
Necklaces, - -..
.Lamps,- - 1
Stationery, ' - .
' Menu and Dinner .
; Plate Cards.
Store closed at 6 o'clock except
Saturday. : ie3
.. MALTBY & SON, ;
Hswst si fl.f line mt sVww Goods, embraustxtsj;
tb, NEAHUNABLE ASD DURABLE
M CENTER STREET.
73 Orange Street.
White Wine Vinegar in bulk'1
ime Juice, Gordon's
Branch Store, 4 SO and 43 State Street.
AIho Lawn Mower, Shovel, Rakes,
Hoes, Lime, Whitewaih and. Faint
Brushes, FeatAor DTaiters, trails,
Screws, Hammers and
Of all descriptions at
55 Church Street,
All Aboard for
BEERS' NATIONAL GALLERY,
243 Chapel Street.
One of the largest and finest Photographic estab
lishments in the Htate, with a Mammoth Combination
Light and every other requisite for making the very
twonly ONR DOLLAR for a dozen high gloss Card
Photos, which cost two and three dollars elsewhere.
Perfect beauties on heavy enameled cards, only Two
Dollars per dozen ; just half price.
Imperials and Promenade sizes in great variety of
styles at equally low prices.
Hundreds of Photographs are being made every
week at this Oallery, and give the best satisfaction.
Sfany who have fulled in their efforts to obtain a
satisfactory likeness elsewhere lind no difficulty in
being suited at this Gallery.
Please call and examine specimens of our work.
We invite special Inspection of our
LARGE AND SELECT STOCK
Trimmed and Untrimmed
Bonnets and Round Hats,
(F. In all the Latest Styles.
We pay special attention to orders.
Miss M. E. J. Byrnes,
121 ORANGE STREET,
' CORNER COURT.
Straw Hats Bleached and Pressed.
Received to-dstj, the first
consignment of-those Supe
rior Western Tenderloins,
very fresli and fine.
"l ' P. TT 4-
350 and 332 Hinte SStree .
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