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Thursday, Angus! T, 1884.
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cent in tlut extreme ninth tuui mmiimrn ixstions.
partly cloudy weallutr, lues.1 rains, wind gentsralty
souuusriy, Hiitfut uiiaiiKtai lit UJiuperaiurtt.
Brief Mention.
Rev.A. H. Hall, ot Meriden, has gone West
on a vacation trip.
Bishop McMahou, will return from Europe
the last of this month.
The visiting Odd Fellows from Massachn-
. aetta returned home yesterday.
The Sixteenth regiment's reunion will be at
Savin Rock, probably, September 17th.
A $600 telescope has been put in Mr. Cur
tis' tower on the camp ground at Niantic.
Peck & Fnsbie, 300 State street,
receive a carload of peaches this af
The Baltimore association base ball nine
play an exhibition game in Meriden to-morrow
The largest tax bill paid since the tax bills
were sent out was paid yesterday by Sargent
& Co., $13,279.20.
The reunion of the Second C. H. A. will be
held in Waterbury Sept. 11th, with din
ner at the Scovill House.
The Knights of Honor picnic and clambake
at Seaside Park, Bridgeport, on Saturday
promises to be a big affair.
A human skull and other bones were found
under an apple tree in Milford the other day
by a lady out picking blackberries.
Paulina Eenner, aged twenty-seven, un
married, died at the hospital yesterday of
' peritonitis. She had worked for a Mrs.
Stein of 551 State street.
William Pendleton was bound over to the
Superior court in 350 Tuesday evening for
complicity in an assault upon Pauline Silli
man. He furnished bail.
Mrs.JJoseph Jones, who died recently in
New York at the age of 86, was buried in
Old Saybrook Friday by the side of her hus
band who was interred there forty-eight years
The selectmen of Derby and Huntington
have notified the telephone company to re
move their wires from the Housatonic bridge,
the company having refused to place a tele
phone in the town clerk's office.
Major H. H. Strong and Police ' Comm is
sioner F. H. Hart with their families are to
start to-day for a pleasure trip. The White
Mountains and Portland, Maine, are among
the summer resorts that the party intend to
A former New Haven gentleman now liv
ing in the southern part of Dakota writes
home that the recent hail storm in that sec
tion beats all theirprevionsliail storm records.
Many of the hail stones were of extraordinary
size, and were the largest ever seen by any
pne in that part of the country.
On'the excursion of the St. Aloysius socie
ty yesterday the Elm City broke two hawsers
while landing at Twenty-third street, New
York, owing to the strong tide. The moon
light sail on the return was delightful. The
steamer reached New Haven on her return
this morning shortly after 1 o'clock.
A Hip Dislocated.
Mrs. Hayes, a lady from Granby, fell down
a flight of stairs in the United States Hotel,
Hartford, Friday evening and dislocated her
hip. Her injuries were promptly attended
Landrlgan's Band.
Landrigan's band gave a fine concert on
the Green last evening under the auspices of
Court Andrew Jackson. The concert at
tracted a large crowd and afforded much
pleasure to those who heard it. The band
will go on the excursion to-day.
A Sudden Death.
Patrick O'Neil, of New London, a young
man of 22, died in his chair at his boarding
house on Tuesday evening. The medical ex
aminer found that the young man died of
heart disease: He had been complaining for
five days, but had not thought his case seri
ous enough to call a physician.
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KiiSbtnlng Did It.
Lightning struck and killed a horse be
longing to Stephen Hoyt's sons, New Ca
naan, during Tuesday's storm. The horse
was out at pasture in a lot about fifty rods
from the house. A large ctiestnut tree near
which the animal was standing was also
struck and literally torn to pieces.
A Singular Accident.
New York, Aug 6. While impressing on
his wife the necessity of carrying out recom
mendations in regard to the care of their
children Charles H. Vogt of No. 118 South
Fifth avenue pounded a table with his fist.
The shock broke a plate and threw a frag
ment of it on his youngest child's neck, cut
ting the jugular vein.
ITIerwln Fhalaaf.
The Merwin phalanx held a very large
meeting in Garfield building Tuesday even
ing. More than forty names were enrolled.
This organization promises to be a very suc
cessful one. A very beautiful banner with
the life-size portrait of General Merwin
painted on It has been ordered for use in the
parades this campaign.
Local Political Notes
A Republican wigwam is soon to be con
structed near the New Haven Copper com
pany's factory. It is proposed to bring up
Derby's thirteen drum corps to help dedicate
it on the opening night.
Members of the Ingersoll and Mitchell pha
lanxes say that there is no ill feeling between
the members of those corps, and that the re
port to that effect is without foundation. All
is harmonious between the two corps. There
is nothing but fair and well ordered rivalry,
creditable alike to both.
List of Patents.
. Ltet of patents issued from the United States Pat
ent office (or the week ending Aug. 5, 1884, for
the State of Connecticut, furnished us from the of
fice of John E. Earle, solicitor of patents, New Ha
ven, Conn:
M. P. Bray, New Haven, assignor to H. B. Spitz
and C. E. Godfrey, pocket.
C. E. Buell, New Haven, fire extinguisher and
A- Edwards, New Haven, butter dish and pack-
C J. Ehbets, assignor to Colts Arms Co., Hart
ford, revolver. , .
O. P. Fenner, New London, device for converting
""a'l'Hastlngs, Waterbury, and C. H. Nettleton,
New Britain, cuff supporter.
H. Lord, assignor to Colt's Co., Hartford, re-
W. A. Lorenz, Hartford, bicycle ice-tire.
8. C. Miller and A. H. Jones, Meriden, drawer-
PBW. Mix, assignor to Corbin Cabinet Lock Co.,
New Britain, lock. . ,
J. Musgrove, Norwich, handle for covers or
vessel parker E B slater, assignor to C.
Parker Co., Meriden, lock.
F. L. Perry, Bridgeport, two-wheeled vehicle.
G. Ryer, Rocky Hill, fire-escape.
J. Swan, Seymour, mechanism for manufacturing
""Ehompson, INew Britain, assignor to Thomas
Houston Electric company, electric lamp, two
. patents.
Homer In the Stomach.
' Much of the distress and sickness attribu
ted to dyspepsia, chronic diarrhoea and other
causes is occasioned by humor in the stom
ach. Several cases, with all the character
istics of these complaints, have been cured
,.' fcy Hood's Sarsaparilla. Other cures effect;
ad by this medicine are so wonderful that the
simple statement of them affords the best
proof that it combines rare curative agents
nd when once wed secures the confidence
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A Mournful Protest Against gammer
Hotel Flies A Clond of moaqnltoes
A Traveler's Experience Near New
Haven. . . -"
A mournful hotel boarder writes to one of
the State papers a protest against hotels
which abound in flies and particularly hotel
dining rooms which abound in flies. The
correspondent objects strenuously to flies
being served in tea and coffee, In which posi
tion she is unquestionably right, and she
thinks it hot unjust to require hotel keepers
to keep their dining rooms tolerably free
from flies, since she thinks this boon can
easily be obtained. The correspondent pa
thetically says: The swarms that meet one at
hotel dining rooms morning, noon and night,
blackening the tablecloth, standing every
where where they should not, served tip in
the choice viands of the kitchen, apparently
cooked with them, and bathing in one's tea
and eoffee, are, to tmy toe least, not ttppetifc
lag and probably emm mote complaints than
all the wt of the Inconveniences put together
while wy from Home, It does seem a if
while they might be excluded at leaet trim
the klMietin and dining room by wire
HorettDH, whioh are now m cheep ami plenty
and to he had at a day's notice, that the
keepers of summer resorts might add to their
own reputation and the comfort of their
guests by making them o easily contented
and happy,
The above reminds a New Haven man of
the mosquito grievance. He says: I was
travelling the other day about five miles
from New Haven's City Hall, together with a
friend, we came to a long ana rolling sec
tion, thick with bushes which grew close
together, and seemed to have taken
a contract to occupy every available inch of
ground. It was low ground, somewhat in
clined to be marshy, on either side of the
road. Our horse,a black, usually very tract
able and moderate in gait, suddenly
gave strong evidence of disqnietude. We
also began to sympathize for we began de
fending ourselves from clouds of mosquitoes.
We slapped and brushed and brushed and
slapped, and still fresh arrivals came from
out the brush or bushes. We chanced to
look at our poor steed and we will be sworn
that the horse looked actually as if it was of
a dark brown color. There was a myriad of
mosquitoes upon him. We were so torment
ed ourselves that all we could do was to drive
fast and the horse responded with great alac
rity to the whip. On emerging from the
brush-tangled region a fresh breeze struck
us and we got clear of the mosquitoes.
On the way through the mosquito land we
glanced across at a summer cottage near a
point of land. A oainter was at work on a
scaffold painting the house. He was envelop
ed in mosquito netting; and we afterward
learned from him that he would not have work
ed there without the netting to protect him
for 50 a day. He knew whereof he spoke,
as the first day'sexperience at painting the
house amply demonstrated. The next
morning he had rushed for a store and bought
plenty of mosquito netting.
Pell Prom a Chnrch Spire.
John May, of Greenwich, the sexton of
Christ church, fell yesterday from a scaffold
ing on the spire, now undergoing repairs,
and died in ten minutes. He was a highly
respected man and leaves a widow and one
Another Lock-lp.
Under the court room of the Superior court
in the new county court building is a room
25x25 feet, with barred windows, which will
be used to secure prisoners during recesses of
the court. Heretofore it has been necessary
to take prisoners on trial to the police lock
Vf. .
Riflemen Practising for the Coogan
The New Haven Irish rifle team will shoot
a match for the Coogan trophy against the
team of the Sixty-ninth New York at ' the
Savin Rock range August 26. The New
Yorkers won at the first trial by 33 points,
but the New Haven team have been practis
ing steadily and are determined to win. The
trophy is valued at over SI, 000 and is the
gift of the Coogan brothers, furniture deal
ers, New York. On Friday, August 15, the
New Haven team will compete with a team
from the Grays and later with teams from
the Light Guard and Sarsfields.
Sailing By moonlight.
The steamer Ivemia took out a private
party of twenty couples for a sail on the
Sound last evening. The moon shone bright
ly and the sail was delightful. The party
left about 8 o'clock and returned by mid
night. They went eastward and stopped at
the Thimbles. Among those who went were
Deputy Sheriff J. H. Warren and wife,
Misses Myra and Edith Warren, Miss Hattie
Farnham, Dr. J. W. Jewett, Dr. Peterson
and wife, A. H. Morse, S. B. Eowe, Charles
Hart and wife.
Coming Prom Westville to New Ha
Rescue lodge No. 32, I. O. O. F., organized
April 3, 1866, in Westville, has decided to
hold its sessions at 75 Orange street Monday
evenings instead of at Franklin hall, West
ville, as heretofore. The following are the
officers for the present quarter elected last
night: W. C. T., Edmund W. Linton; W. V.
T., Susan T. Farmer; W. secretary, Frank
Hayes; W. F. secretary, Mrs. H. B. Dyke-
man; W. T., Sarah Mansfield; W. M.,
Charles E. Albee; W. I. G., Marion Pallman;
W. A. secretary, Mary Mansfield; W. R. H.
S., Ruth Thompson; W. L. H. S., Gertie
Halliday; W. D. M. L., Imogene Farmer.
Last evening seven members were admitted
and eight propositions for membership re
People at West Haven Shore.
Among the guests stopping at the Savin
Rock cottages, West Haven shore, Bradley
Point, are A. Smith, Werner Syfrig, Mrs.
Charles Thatcher, Miss Ruth Thatcher, Mrs.
John Birkenshaw, Miss Emma Birkenshaw,
Miss Mamie E. Landers, Miss Lizzie A.
Comber, Waterbury, Conn.; Miss Julia C.
Asnton, i nomas ton, CJonn. ; Mrs. C. W. Col-
ton, Rev. C. W. Colton, Mrs. A. J. Allen,
Pine Meadow, Conn. ; Miss Sadie Little. Hen
ry Little, Miss Nellie Field, Sheffield, Mass.;
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auao iieiuu ju. i- lt'in, new narciora, uonn.;
Alonzo Hurlburt, Ashley, Mass.; Miss
Grace D. Robinson, Cornwall Bridge, Conn. ;
Mrs. L. Tuttle, jr., Jackson, Miss.: W. H.
Ely, Mrs. W. H. Ely and baby, New Haven,
Conn.; Mrs. Grennan, Mrs. Madden, Hart
ford, Conn.; Mr. and Mrs. George Hartley
and family, C. B. Parker and family, Miss
Lena Hamel, D. H. Tierney, Waterbury.
Conn. ; Miss Evarts, Miss Libbie Allen, New
Haven, Conn.
The Connecticut Bicycle Club.
The Connecticut Bicycle club's tournament
to be given in Hartford, Sept. 9th, promises
to be very successful. The list of prizes is
as follows:
One mile (3:20 claasri race First rtrize. St-2S artld
medal; second prize, $15 silver medal.
Two mile tricycle race First prize, Hartford
ball bearing sewing machine, a gift of the Weed
Sewing Machine company, $70; second prize, im
ported porcelain vase lamp, $25.
One mile open to all First prize, diamond stud,
$100; second prize, engraving of "Sehreyer's Im
perial Courier," $40, framed in bronze and gilt.
Five mile State championship Prize, diamond
and gold medal, $80.
One mile club race Prize, gold medal, $50.
1 (Half-mile boy's race, under sixteen years Silver
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One mile ride and run race First prize, gold med
al, valued at $25; second prize, Stevens bicycle'rifle,
valued at $13.
Five mile race First prize, Colt's double-barrel
breech loading shotgun, valued at $100: second
prize, "Bchreyer'g Cavalry Charge," $50.
One mile tug-of -war First prize, elegant silver
cup chased with gold, $40; second prize, engraving
by Bouguereau, "Nymph and Satyr;" third prize,
a group of Florentine statuary, entitled "Tug-of-War."
Ten mile race First prize, a full nickel Expert bi
cycle, presented by the Pope Manufacturing compa
ny, $150; second prize, French marble clock, $40
tnird prize, crystal traveling clock, $10.
One mile consolation race, gentleman's intaglio
seal ring.
Funeral of Lena int. Smith.
Beautiful were the floral tributes at the
residence of Dr. J. H. Smith, No. 9 Elm
street, yesterday afternoon at the funeral of
Miss Lena M., the eldest daughter. The
tributes were peculiarly appropriate to the
deceased from her love of flowers'. She took
especial delight in the culture and nurture
of flowers and the unfolding of the buds, and
the garden of the family residence was al
ways, in the season of flowers, rendered a
bright and beautiful spot for one of her na
ture. Among the specially choice floral de
signs were some from friends of the family
and the deceased young lady. In the absence
of Eev. Dr. Todd, Rev. Dr. Barbour, of Yale
college, officiated. There were present many
sympathizing friends and relatives. Of the
latter there were a number from a distance.
The last sad tribute at the grave was paid by
Dr. Barbour. The interment was in the
family lot in the Evergreen cemetery. The
bearers were Col. Frank P. Bigelow, Dr.
Chas. E. Park, Lucius W. Hall and William
New HaTerf People Away Recreating
'Picnics ana Excursions.
The hot-weather; burst yesterday thinned
out the ranks of the stay-at-homes, and there
were many more departures for the sea shore,
Saratoga, the Adirondacks and other sum
mer resorts. There was a large exodus from
the city for the day on the St. Aloysius ex
cursion. The boat was thronged with peo
ple. Another large party goes to-day on the
Sassacus excursion.
Prof. Frederick A. Fowler, musical di
rector at the College street church and one
of our leading instructors in piano music, is
summering at Torringford, Ct.j also Mr. and
Mrs. Armstrong and daughter, who reside
on Chapel street, this city, opposite St.
Paul's church; also the family of Mr, Cyrus
P. Kelloca.
Prof. F. E. Bristol, the well-known and
very successful Instructor in vocal culture,
Is with his family summering at Colebrook
River, where they have rusticated for sev
eral summers.
Mr, N, r. Hall and family left yesterday
for Saratoga,
Councilman McKiernan left for Saratoga
Morris Hemingway and family started yea
tarday for an outing at Alburgh Hpringa near
Chief Engineer Hendrluk has been voted
a leave of absence of three weeks by the
fire commissioners and will attend the an
nual convention of Are engineers beginning
at Chioauo Ken torn ber Utti.
Clerk William M. Geary, of the Town
agent's office, will start on his annual vaca
tion next Friday.
Colonel John G. Healey will go to Saratoga
oil Saturday and remain away for several
JNo pleasanter way can be touna to spend
to-day than by sroine to Glen Island on the
John H. Starin. The boat leaves the dock at
8:30. Good musio is always on board the
boat, the crowds are orderly and the attrac
tions at the island are of the best.
The Emmanuel Baptist church and Sun
day school and the Temple street Congrega
tional church and Sunday school go to High
Rock Grove to-day, leaving the Derby depot
at 9 o clock.
Several German societies have arranged to
have a union picnic at Schuetzen Park, Sep
tember 1. Games and sports will enliven
the day.
The lvernia will carry a number or our
Swedish citizens and their families to Pawson
Park to-day, leaving Belle dock at 9 o'clock.
Ezel lodge, K. of P., go on their annual
cursion to Glen Island to-day. The party
will be large and pleasant.
Thursday, August 14, Washington camp
No. 3, Patriotic Sons of America, will make
an excursion to Glen Island.
The two Congregational churches of Wal
lingford held a picnic yesterday at High
Reck Grove. There were about 300 in the
party, including a number from this city,
A large crowd and an enjoyable time are
looked for on the occasion of the excursion
to New York and Coney Island to be given
to-day by Court Andrew Jackson, A. U.
F., on the iron steamer Sirius. The boat
leaves Belle dock at 8 a. m. and Canal dock
at 8:15. The excursionists will be given five
hours in New York and two hours at Coney
The excursion of Sassacus encampment, I.
O. O. F. , postponed from Tuesday on account
of bad weather, occurs to-day. The party
goes to JNew York on tne steamer H.rm (jity.
A parade will be made by the encampment
oerore tney embark.
The members of the Whittlesey family and
their connections held a reunion picnic yes
terday at Compounce pond. A number of
the New Haven representatives of the family
were present, including Hi. A. Wnittlesey.
tne druggist, and nis mother.
The Arions have given up their excursion
to Roton Point, which was to have occurred
The Saratogian of August 5th says: C. M.
Loomis, publisher of Loo mis' Musical and
Masonic Journal, New Haven, Conn., is again
enioymg baratoga's summer breezes. In its
hotel arrivals are the following: C. B. Corn
stock, Connecticut, Mrs. G. Fetman and G.
W. Smith, of Bridgeport; D. N. Barney, of
Darmington; A. s. Osborne, New Haven,
Conn. At the United States: H. S. Hayden
and wife, Connecticut; Herbert Warren
and wife, New Haven; P. Donohou, Connec
ticut; J. P. Higgins and wife,
New Haven. At the Grond Union: A. E,
Rowland and wife, New Haven; Max Adler,
M. Strauss, M. Myers, M. Sonnenberg, S. B!
Shoninger, H. Herz, C. J. Metzger, all of
JNew Haven; Miss L. JS. Welch, JNew Haven
C. M. Loomis, New Haven; D. M. Weloh,
JNew Haven, all at Congress Hall; Moffat
Betcher and Schoven, New Haven, and B.
Smith, New Haven, at the Arlington; M.
.Bristol and wile, of JNew Haven, at tne Ver
mont House; also Mr. and Mrs.W. C. Robert
son, of INew Haven, with their two children,
and Airs. o. Webber and son, of Ionia, Mien
are visiting Dr. S. H. Hall and family, of
U. H. bcranton, jr., and H. .Bradley are
camping out with a party of friends at West
Harry (Jowles, formerly or tins city, now
with Worthington, Smith & Co. of Union
Square, New York, is spending a few weeks
or Ms vacation in tne city.
They Favor a Moonlight Excursion.
The Second company, Governor's Horse
Guards, held a meeting last evening at their
parlor in the armory and discussed the mat
ter of having an excursion. The sentiment
of the meeting seemed to favor a moonlight
excursion and the following committee was
appointed to make the arrangements: Lieut.
D. A. Blakeslee, Lieut. F. L. Newton, Or
derly L. Ludington, Corporal F. F. Brown,
Corporal G. W. Adams, Corporal W. H. For
syth, A. T. Hotehkiss, J. W. Burns.
Injured by an Explosion.
A serious accident occurred Tuesday after
ion at the Granville sewer. Martin Ryan
and Patrick Bresnahan, two of. Mr. Burton's
men, had fixed a blast in some rock, which
failed to go off. Instead of drilling another
hole, and setting another charge, the men, it
is stated, poured water into the old blast,
and proceeded to drill out the old charge,
and an explosion resulted. Bresnahan, who
held the drill, had his hands severely burned
and his face filled with powder, but fortu
nately escaped any injury to his eyes. Ryan
was struck in the abdomen by pieces of rock,
and more dangerously injured, it is feared
Big Menhaden Catches.
Captain B. F. Eaton, of the clipper schoon
er Fanny Fern, writes to the New London
Day from Delaware breakwater and reports
that his vessel has been detained there on ac
count of the enormous quantities of fish
which are being taken. The Luce brothers'
steamers are taking immense hauls, the
Arizona, Captain Beckwith, having beaten
the record with a catch of 533,000 menhaden
last week. S. S. Brown & Co. are also doinz
a large business and the mills of both com
panies are running day and night. The
f army Fern is now loadin&r and will sail for
New York with the first favorable wind.
Biscuit Manufacturers' Association.
The Connecticut and Western Massachu
setts Biscuit Manufacturers' association held
a meeting at the Allyn House, Hartford,
Tuesday afternoon. Among the members
present were: Sylvester Smith of New Hav
en, president; W. M. Savage of Hartford,
secretary; Charles Smith of the New Haven
Baking company, C. D. Boss, jr., of New
London, J. S. Carr of Sprinligeld. Mr. Trott
of Meigs & Trott of Waterbury, A. W. Wal
lace of Bridgeport, C. H. Thomas of the
firm of E. J. Larrabee & Co. of New York
city and Mr. Hubbell of the firm's Albany
house. The meeting was to consider inter
ests connected with the bakery business. The
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Death of Mrs. Mary E. Skinner.
After months of suffering from a compli
cation of stomach troubles, Mrs. Mary E.
Skinner died yesterday morning at her home,
No. 171 East Main street, Bridgeport, at the
age of fifty-nine years. During the past few
years her health had been feeble, and in the
later months preceding her death her suffer
ings were at times excruciating, yet through
all she displayed a fortitude and tender
Christian faith that was beautiful in its les
sons of resignation. The deceased was a
woman of rare virtues, genial, companiona
ble and solicitous for the welfare of others,
and around her declining years set the halo
of a loving and tender friendship. In the
home circle the full wealth of her virtues
was revealed, and the gentle hand of love
held the wand of parental control. An af
fectionate, loving wife, a tender, gentle
mother ,her years passed on in the smooth cur
rent of domestis happiness, and she has now
gone to sleep in the enduring love of the
husband and three children bereaved by her
death. She was the mother of Mr. John E.
Skinner, a compositor ot the Joubvai. and
Coubizb, who will have the sincere sympathy
of his associates in his hour of sore bereave
ment. The funeral takes place to-morrow
afternoon at Bridgeport.
Large Numbers Attend the Meetings of
the PlalnvlUe Camp Meeting Un
usually Interesting Services.
Large crowds visited the Plain ville camp
meeting yesterday. Many additional private
tents have been put up. The grounds are
dry and hard, and all who are at the grounds
seem happy. Three mails a day are received
and sent away at the secretary's office at the
preachers' quarters. Quiet prevails and
order is strictly observed. The services are
re interesting, spiritually, than for
some years past. The difficnlty of making
announcements for future preaching ser
vices lies in the fact that it is not always
known for certain that the appointees can
be present.
Tuesday night sermons were delivered by
the Rev. Mr. McMullen. ot Hamden. in the
Plainville tent, and by the Rev, Mr. Cun
ningham, of Merklen. In the Meriden tent.
Hearty prayer services were neia later in me
society tents.
ynotorrinv romnoon tne itev. a. o. i ru
Ifltrton. of WaWblirv. weachett a powerful
sermon to nearly 700 people, and many were
deeply affected. Ilia theme was "The power
from on man," anu nw text was uukb
xiv, 40, Yeeterday afternoon at 2i!J0,
the Rv, Mr, Urecklnridge, of Mnriden,
dttllverml the norm on to at lwt VOO people,
For last evening's sermon the andtenea lis
tened to tlia Itev, Mr, Markwick, of Yalea--
Vllle, Bt 7:30.
Last evenina at 0 o'clock there was
vonntz people's prayer service at the Middle-
field tent, and was led bv the Rev. Mr. Kid
der and others. It was unusually interesting
and well worth attending.
An immense crowd of visitors is expected
on the grounds to-day.
Discontinuance of Canal Street The
Pine Street Paving Congress Avenue
Pump A City Ordinance Violation-
Other Matters.
A regular monthly meeting of the Board of
Public Works was held last evening. Present
Messrs. Gilbert (presiding), Pond, Holcomb,
Crawford and Stackpole.
The discontinuance of Canal street be
tween Sachem and Lock streets was first
considered. John W. Ailing and others fa
vored the discontinuance. Approved
Mrs. Mary Say appeared and asked for an
extension of time for laying the walk on
Jackson and Monroe streets.
John C. Hollister appeared in regard to
remonstrance for a sidewalk on Pine street
from Clinton avenue west. He said it was
evident that the walk should be paved on
the other side. The Home for the Friendless
were in no condition to pay the amount that
would be required of them to pave the walk,
Mayor Lewis said that there was no ques
tion but that the navement should be laid on
the north side of Pine street.
John King advocated the laying of the
walk for the convenience of the public. He
said that if the Home of the Friendless was
not able to lay out the walk, he would buy
enough of their land to help them to do
Alderman Kennedy appeared in regard to the
pumps ordered at tne junction or Washing
ton and Lafayette streets. He said that if
the pumps were located where ordered it
would endanger children who went there for
water on account of passing teams.
Charles Dickerman appeared and stated
that a block of houses owned by him at the
corner or Xork and George streets were Hood
ed in the cellars by heavy storms, the George
street sewer not being able to carry off the
water. He asked the privilege of building
private sewer to connect with the Spruce
street sewer at his own expense. He was
granted the privilege.
. Edward McCarthy appeared and complain
ed of an injustice done by the Board in that
he had been compelled to put down a walk
in front of bis premises twelve feet wide.
while his neighbors had only put down a ten
foot walk. He asked that his neighbors be
compelled to do tne same as he bad been
obliged to do. The property is on Congress
avenue between George and Oak streets.
The matter was referred to the city engineer
to inquire and report.
Major Maher and J. B. Sargent were be
fore the Board in regard to a violation of
i violation or al
private twelve
city ordinance in laying a
inch sewer through Hamilton street and con
necting it with the Water street sewer with
out obtaining a suitable permit as required
by law. The law provides that only a six
inch pipe shall be laid and as understood
twelve inch pipe was laid contrary to law.
Mr. sargent claimed that be nad not in
jured the city in any way by taking the course
he had in making the connections. If the law
had been violated it was only a technical vio
The Mayor said to Mr. Sargent that he had
built a private sewer without any authority
whatever and ne considered it an outrage.
Corporation Counsel Driscoll said that as
he read the law no connection could be made
with any sewer "not more than six inches in
diameter" as printed on the back of the
permits. The present ordinances did not
permit of any drain pipe Being connected
with any sewer that is over six inches in
Mr. Pond said he had no doubt but that
Major Maher had acted in good faith after re
ceiving tne word he had from Mr. faargent.
it was voted to instruct tne city engineer
to advertise for bids for "sewers in Orange
street rromAvon toCommerce streets ;m .Front
street from Meadow street easterly; m Wash
ington street from Cedar street to Howard
The time for laying the walk in front of H.
W. Foster's store on Orange street was ex
tended to October 1st.
Sidewalks and crosswalks were ordered
laid in various parts of the city in accordance
with votes of the"- Court of Common
A committee of three was appointed to
confer with the Selectmen concerning tlje
straightening of West river from Martin
street to Whalley avenue. Messrs. Pond,
Crawford and Holcomb were appointed.
A resolution exonerating Major Maher
from blame in layinJpMr. Sargent's sewer in
vislation of law was passed.
An order was passed directing tne removal
of encroachments on Brewery street before
the first of September next.
Jrlerpont street was ordered put in suitable
A resolution declaring tne office or side
walk inspector vacant was laid on the table
until the next meeting.
.bills tor tne month of July, amounting to
about $21,000, were approved.
Adjourned until two weeks rrom last even
Lively Runaway.
A gentleman and two ladies had a lively
experience m a runaway hack at Hartrord
Tuesday night. The driver was thrown out
soon after the horses started. The other
parties jumped out while the team was run
ning, and strange to say, no one was injured.
Police Notes.
Desin Vallois and Pierre Paret were arrest
ed last evening for begging. Paret had a
bank book on his person with over $300 to
his credit and between the two there was
about $15 in cash found 'on their persons.
The court will probably send them to jail this
Bitten by a Dog.
An eleven-year-old orphan boy named
Sharkey was badly bitten Tuesday afternoon
in Greenville by a. black and tan dog owned
by one Andrew: Johnson. Mr. Patrick
Kearns, the guardian of the boy, complained
of the matter at the police station. Johnson
is said to be the keeper of several dogs that
have not been licensed, and his animals have
repeatedly bitten children. Young Starkey
received a bad wound in the calf of the leg.
Mr. Keams was advised to kill the dog when
an opportunity offered.
Marriage Ceremony.
Horace S. Savage and Miss Alice A. Self,
of Meriden, were married at the Main street
Baptist church Tuesday evening by Rev. A.
H. HalL The groom is bookkeeper for
Bradley & Hubbard and the bride is a daugh
ter of James Self. After the service a wed
ding supper was served at Mrs. Savage's
home, followed by a reception. Messrs. A.
M. Brooks, W. E. Rogers, W. A. Hickox
and W. J. Robinson acted as ushers. Mr.
and Mrs. Savage left at 9:34 for Philadelphia
to remain two weeks. Upon their return
they will take up their residence with Mr.
and Mrs. Self, on Crown street.
A Young Man Suicides.
David Slattery of Thompsonville, a young
man, committed suicide by shooting himself,
in Longmeadow near the Springfield city
line Tuesday afternoon. He was seen short
ly before the deed occurred sitting near Her
man Huck's house writing in a note dook.
At the report of the pistol members of Mr.
Huck's family went out and found him lying
unconscious with a bullet wound in his
face just in front of the right ear. He was
taken to the house and cared for, but did not
regain his senses and died in half an hour.
No cause is assigned for the deed.
The Oreat Steam Yacht Race.
To-day the great race " between the New
York steam yachts from Larchmont to New
London will take place. Larchmont, the
starting point, is about thirty miles this side
of New York and time of starting is about 11
o'clock. Last evening arrangements were
being made by gentlemen interested in yacht
ing to witness the yachts as they pass the
mouth of the harbor, which will probably be
about 1 :30 p. m. There will be ten or eleven
yachts in the race, among which will be those
of Jay Gould, William B. Astor, James Gor.
don Bennett and others. From New London
the yachts go to Newport, although this is not
a point of the race.
In Memorlam.
The Amenia Times of July 21st gives a
description of a fine monument which has
been recently erected by a much esteemed
New Haven gentleman, Dr. Paul 0. Skiff, on
Skiff mountain, town of Kent, in this State,
to the memory . of his father and mother.
The monument was designed and executed
by Thomas Phillip & Bun, of New Haven,
Conn,, the extensive monument manufac
turer, wit of Qttincy granite. The base la four
feet arjiiare, etiiiporting the other bseee of lees
ditttenione; supporting a die and a shaft, the
whole tneaenriitg eltjhteon toft in tinight, On
the obeliek, or eltaft, there la a shield, on
which la reuorded; Nathan Hklff, of Tolland,
Conu,, the grandfather of Luther Bklff.settled
Skiff mountain in the vear 1701. The oil
ginal Skiff farm, purchased by the above
Nathan Skiff, is now owned bv Dr. Skiff of
New Haven, and is said to have been one of
the first, if not the first, deeds found upon
the town records. The monument was de
signed not only as one erected to the memory
of the parents, but as a memorial to the past
Generations of Skiffs and to Skiff mountain.
Tne Times also savs: "t'nlllips at son, or
New Haven. Conn., erected last week in the
cemetery west of St. Andrews' church, in
this village (Kent), a beautiful monument
te the memory ef the late Reims
Fuller, Esq. It is undoubtedly the finest
monument in town, of beautiful and exquis
ite workmanship and finish. The base is
of American granite, five feet square. On
the base is another of the same material
four feet square, then the shaft, made of
Scotch granite,three feet in diameter,of panel
work, crowned with projections of rounded
cornices, each one smaller than the next one
lower, and on this is a large urn crowned
with a globe or ball. On the cornices are
beautiful and various designs worked out
with such perfection that one is astonished
to think that such hard material can be
wrought into a thing of such beauty. We
understand that the cost of this monument
was $3,000, and it stands eleven feet high.
We learn from an exchange that Thomas
Ailing recently discovered "Benedict Ar
nold's hiding place " in New Haven, Conn.
It appears, however, that Mr. Arnold had es
caped; but the premises will probably be
put under proper surveillance. Treason
should be made odious. Norristown Herald
H. I. Thompson, .the New Haven artist
who painted the portrait of Governor Wal
ler for the State House, yesterday presented
the family of the Governor with an excellent
copy of the portrait. The same artist will
soon have ready the portrait of Leonard H,
Bulkeley, the founder of the Bulkeley
school. New London Telegram.
Frederic Richards died at the residence of
his parents in New London yesterday morn
ing of blood poisoning. The deceased had
been clerk at Brown's hotel, Macon, Ga., for
several years, and came home on a visit about
a week ago.
Deputy Warden Peek intends to retire
from the State prison when it can be done
conveniently. At present there are less
keepers than usual.
Mrs. Charles H. Johnson, of Howard
avenue, is in Boston with her daughter, who
has been seriously ill for a number of weeks
James McDonald, of New Haven, has taken
the lace of John H M conductor of the
short freight on the New York road.
Mr. Thomas C. Cavanagh, of South Nor-
walk, is now an Adams Express messenger
on the Air Line road, between New Haven
and Willimantic.
Mrs. A. J. Fletcher, of Meriden, is recover
ing from her severe illness, caused by "blood
poisoning, at Block Island, and her physician
believes that she will soon be restored
Mr. H. C. Wilcox, of Meriden, is rapidly
recovering rrom bis illness.
Nothing Has Yet Ever Given
such entire satisfaction for improving and
beautifying the complexion as "Pearl'
White Glycerine." It penetrates the skin
without injury and produces a delightful ef
fect upon nx ao eodbt
We call attention of our readers to the ad
vertisement of the preferred stock of the
Foote Patent Pin company, paying 20 per
cent, yearly. jyd! tf
Mvztml Ibices
THE ELBERON FLOUR ranks high above any
brand in this city. Customers who have used it
sav thev want no other. The truth is simnlv this.
the Elberon Flour is the best on the face of the
In regard to Butter, we do not, neither will we
sell, or offer for sals imitation Creamery. PtrnE
Butter or none at all. Market for fancy cream
ery in l-pounu rons is now axe, or oy tne tuo ar.c,
and per pound 28c.
has been tested by a large majority and become
ror one aouar.
New Potatoes are cheap.
Watermelons 25c. Call at the store.
882 State Street
N. B. Something new. Dessicated corn in S-lb
packages 15c. Delicious for breakfast. Try it.
We have one of the largest and most carefully;
selected stocks DIAMONDS in the state,
consisting of Earrings, Lace Pins, Rings
Studs, Etc, WE buy and sell FINE
Stones only, and we nave a few
Bargains in Diamonds which
we are closing out LOW.
Suitable for all at the lowest prices.
The Youngest and Cheapest House In
New Haven.
We offer no cheap trash. Everything first-class.
As many barrels of Pillsbury's and Washburn's
New Process Flour as you want to buy at $6.75 per
barrel delivered. Our motto is not to take a back
Goshen Creamery Butter at 25c per pound.
Litchfield Butter fresh every week; nice and
sweet. 25c per pound.
These two brands of Butter for sweetness and puri
ty are not equaled.
Lemons 12c per dozen.
Cheese, full cream, 14c per lb. Good Cheese 6c
per lb.
Watermelons, large and nice, 32c apiece.
Rice the same as others sell for 8c we sell for 6c.
We have arranged with parties to have our
PEACHES come direct and can probably sell
cheaper than others.
11)4 lbs Lard for $1. This is the best Lard.
Everything bought at this store guaranteed to
give perfect satisfaction.
640 Chapel Street,
Opposite Elliott House.
"Telephone. Goods delivered.
In order to make room for ex
tensive repairs we shall make
special efforts to reduce our
stock, and shall offer
72, 74 and 76
pjecial Notices.
.We Cater to No
nut welcome All
Ever Offered
Saturday, the 2d,
Monday, the 4th,
Tuesday, the 5th,
Wednesday, the 6th,
Thursday, the
We take account of stock, and for
1 nhnvr. nlace iinoii
gains ever offered in the State of Connecticut. The rainy days just
passed have forced upon us these alternatives: Either sacrifice half
the original cost of Summer Stock or earry it over to next season .
We have chosen the former.
On going through our reserve stock we find on hand 127 Boys'
Overcoats and 76 Boys' heavy Cassimere Suits. Until Saturday next
they will toe soldfor what they will fetch. Also all of the balance of
our Boys' Clothing. We are determined not to carry over a dollar's
worth of Boys' Clothing.
Come, seethe Oreat Bargains In Shoes. Never has such an op
portunity been offered In Shoes, from Medium to the Finest Shoes
ever made.
All goods in this department of our business are
made to our own order,
and sold at the lowest price compatible with sue
cess. Long experience in our business enables us
to place before our customers the most reliable and
best modeled shoes at the
In the Ladies' department we are selling "Gris
son" French Kid Button
heel, at $4.80. They are splendid goods.
Ladies', Gentlemen's, Misses' and Children's Sum
mer Shoes, sold during the latter part of July and
August at a discount from
We offer the largest stock of medium-priced dur
able Shoes shown at retail in New England.
N. B. Store open Monday
Ham tor All. ""-''
iffls City.
the live days preceding we shall
our counters the Greatest Bar
of the best French stock,
least cost.
Boots, all styles of toe and
popular prices.
and Saturday evenings only.
Mpecinl Notices.
Old Company and Sugar Loaf LEHIGH for sale at as
Low Prices as these qualities will admit. Also first-class
sawed and split in convenient lengths. Trv us.
Office, 82 Oeorge, cor. Congress
Yard, 87 Long Wharf.
"Wo Sl3LO.ll Offer our H3xxtlxo Stock. o
Splendid Chamber Suits I
In Walnut, Ah, Mahogany and Cherry Hood at
Far Below all Former Quotations I
Now In the lime to ftct a good Ohamher Hull lor little
money. A new lot of
Painted Chamber Suites !
.luat In and to he decorated In the moat approved mod
ern MtylCN II V OIIH HIi::iAI. AllTINT.
Store open every Saturday evening.
A new crop of Japan Teas very choice. Tea drinkers will be do
lighted, as this crop is the finest and best quality.
Fancy Crackers in groat variety.
eerie, Sugar, Coffee, Spices, Etc.
X. B. During the Summer season
will be closetl each night at 8
We have in stock a large line of new patterns of
Carpets, selected for the Spring trade from the best
manufacturers, which will be sold at the lowest pos
sible prices.
Receiving goods daily from the well known house
of Messrs. W. & J. Sloane enables us to show the
full line of their PRIVATE PATTERNS.
Competent workmen to cut and fit Carpets wheth
er bought of us or selected in New York.
Curtain Goods and Window Shades. Plain and
ornamental patterns made and hung by obliging
Medoc Claret.
Quarts, per do.,
Pints, per doz.,
We invite particular attention to this Wine
which is made at the most celebrated vineyard in
California. We guarantee it a perfectly pure,
straight and sound Claret, possessing an agreeable
and clean taste, not heavy bodied, and is particu
larly adapted to
Where a moderate priced and, and at the same
time, a REALLY GOOD article is desirable.
Our sales of this Wine the past season prove that "
it gives better satisfaction than the ordinary grades
of French Wines, besides being
ivus " .
Wearing Body Varnish,
Hard Drying Coach Varnish,
Damar and Shellac Varnish,
Coach & Backing Japan,
Rubbing Varnish,
All of our own make, at uiaiiu
turers' prices.
Booth & Law,
Corner Water and Olive Streets.
50,000 worth of Jerseys must
be sold by September 1st. I have
purchased the above amount of
Jerseys from one of the best
known manufacturers of New
York at a great deal below cost,
and offer the same to the public
at Enormously Low Figures.
There will never be a chance
like this again.
Jerseys that cost $ l.SO for $ .75
" " " 2.0O 1.25
" " " 2.50 1.40
" " " 2.T5 " 1.75
" " " 3.25 " 2.00
" " " 3.75 " 2.25
" " " 3.00 " 2.00
" " " 3.75 " 2.50
" " " 4.00 2. SO
" " 4.SO " 2.75
" " " 6.00 " 3.75
" " " 5.00 " 3.00
" " 7.00 " 4.00
" " " 10.00 " 5.00
Colored and Children's Jerseys Accord
These goods must positively be sold by Septem
ber 1st, so as not to interfere with my regular milli
nery goods for the fall. Have Jerseys of every de
scription, plain, braided, beaded, fan-back and chil
dren's. No such stock as this has ever been exhib
ited many retail house in the United States. Come
and examine. Sale commences Saturday, August 2d.
826 to 830 CHAPEL STREET.
r A
jspjcctat Notices.
Canned Goods. Full line ofCro
iT E3E.T03XT
o'clock, except Mondays and Satur
Sterling Silver and Silver Plated
Ware in great variety, op
era Classes, etc.
Wedding and Visiting Cards Engraved. New ad
dresses engraved on old plateR.
Monson & Son
796 Ottapol St.
241 & 243 State Street,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
32to., auto.
Chas. Peterson. Thos. R. Trnwhri.lM! .T A Riaimn
Dan'l Trowbridge, A. C. Wilcox. Chas. s. Leeto
J. M. Mason, Jas. D. Dewell, Cornelius Pierpont
CHAS. PETERSON, President.
. CHAS. 8. LEETE, Vice President.
I H. MASON, Secretary.
JjEORNETTLKTON, Assistant Secretary.
The Largest Assortment
Prices Low.
Mid-Summer Novelties.
Particularly designed for young ladies, to be worn
when driving. There is no doubt that this will be a
favorite style, although they are not sufficiently pro
nounced in style to become common.
Which possess the merit of being stylish and gene
rally becoming. Also Bonnets and Hats designed
for full dress occasions, or to be worn at summer
resorts. An immense assortment of
An elegant assortment of NOVELTIES in TRIM
MINGS, unequalled in New Haven, including choice
lace, eleganJ novelties in Gauzes for trimming
Rough and Readyg, and Crepe for Bonnets and Trim
mings in the most exquisite tints and newest designs.
Children's Shade Hats a Specialty
97 Orange St., IVear Chapel.
Elegant Cabinets, the best in the city,
New styles of large panels and square photos foi
easels-very stylish and popular. Extra fine card
photos only 111, 1.50 aud iper dozen. Cost twice as
much elsewhere. Beautiful Oil Paintings, nearly
.Sf6 ? 'f?8 ihan one-half the prices others
charge, and a Urns frame given with each picture.
vEZ?? a7 m lt;e C1y can hepm to -compare with
Beers in fine work at Low Prices
Artist and Sign Painter,
Extra facilities this year for doing campaign work
with and without portraits. Making portraits
feature, at very low figures.
Portraits painted for the trade. jy12Gm
MUSIC. Vocsl and Instrumental and Tuning
"S'T OKY. Xiitcratmre and lAntruaKes.
iay ituuentt
jyfcAVERYLACTATE,gCO., Bo&n.Mais.

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