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Vol. LIX.
Friday, January 9, 1891.
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The New Free Public Library Build-
Inn; Besle-redby Hundreds of Tonne
People The Improvements Over the
Old Building The Reading Booms
Filled With Benders. .
Since the new free public library build
ing was opened it has been besieged from
morning till far into the evening with
book fanciers, mostly young people, The
librarians and assistants have been kept
busy during every minute of the time dur
ing which the building has been open,
The rush for books upon the first few days
was enormous; and the number of books
given out each day since the new building
was opened has been almost as large as the
lareest number given out upon any day
of the preceding year. Last Saturday
1U books were given out, and upon the
Saturday after the blizzard about 1,000
dooks were taKen Dy inose wno neia ciroa-
lation cardg- The ,an ha8 oeased some-
what now and the librarians consider that
the circulation has nearly settled down to
its usual figure The cause for this great
increase in the circulation during the past
few days was, of course, the closing of the
library entirely during the period of its re
moval irom toe out to tne new Duuaing.
This occupied only a few days, but the in
crease which followed the reopening of
the library was a remarkably good test of
the popularity which the library has gained
among all classes, of citizens and of the
great interest which is taken m it.
The new building seems to please the
patrons of the library in every respect.The
manner of obtaining 'books is simplified
and rendered much more easy. The three
entrances to the building in place ot tne
one in the old building renders crowding
at all times out of the question, and the
spacious hall within and the absence of a
long flight of steps to climb, are the most
pleasing features to the ladies who come
? i i jY'i. .1 :
lor UUUKS. Alio rooUiUK IWWBIireuiin;
furnished with convenient paper, desks
I and chairs and will accommodate Hundreds
lf readers. The ventUationisbadandhas
been complained I of by -many, but this will
soon be remedied, as the directors believe,
by a plan which the building committee is
The day upon which the most books are
taken from the library is Saturday. Upon
this day the school children, who are
among the most constant book takers,
flock by the hundreds and Librarian Stet
son and his assistants are kept very busy
by the little ones. Most of them know
just how to obtain their books and just
what books they want and they do not
need scarcely more attention than tne
older book takers. After school hours in
the- afternoon and in the early morning is
aJ8 W time at the prary with the
children. Most of them take light
stones of notion by the popular
of -juvenile stories and this
branch of
the library's circulation is a
large and
active one.
During the afternoon and evening is also
a time when the young ladies come to the
library in large numbers. They are among
the steady patrons of the library and se
lect their books with a great deal ot delib
eration and jare. They fancy, as a rule,
the current novels, and rarely take a book
twice, as is often the case with the chil
dren. Standard works of fiction by the
popular novel writers 'are among the books
which it is always hard to find in the li
brary, and they never have an opportunity
to get dusty upon the shelves. In fact,
adult fiction leads the entire class of circu
lation. The librarian's report for 1890
showed that 69,722 volumes of this charac
ter were taken during the year, while of
juvenile fiction there were 29,116, of gen
eral works and literature 4,880,
of history 4,115, of biography
2,100, of travels 3,606, of useful
arts l.ooa, ot natural sciences l.oiz, or re
ligion 809, of philosophy 623, of sociology
7Bo and of philology 187. The total circu
lation for last year was 120,845 volumes.
This total was 4,482 less than the year be
fore, but for 1891 the indications are that
the circulation will far exceed this num
The time of the year has another bear
ing upon the circulation. During the win
ter and early spring months people stay at
home during the long and cold evenings
and do more reading. The circulation for
each of the six months from November to
April averages from 2,000 to 4,000 above
that for the months of the other half of
the year.
The number of volumes in circulation is
comparatively small. It does not reach
lo,0U0, hardly more than the number ot
books issued during the busy months.
The works of juvenile fiiction are taken
out, upon the average, about thirty times
each during the year while the works of
adult fiction are issued not over twenty
two times each. The others range, upon
the average from one to five times each.
The school teachers are a most interest
ing class or book arawers. They display
tastes ot all vanties out most ot them
take at least one or two solid substanial
volumes upon scientific or educa
tional subjects. A large number
have availed themselves of the privilege of
taking out cards entitling them to five
books at the same time for school use. It
seems to be the general opinion among
libraries that the public benefit of such
privileges is amply sufficient to justify the
granting ot tms privilege, xn some HDra
ries the number of books allowed each
is ten or even fifteen. In addition to this
some libraries have purchased several hun
dreds of duplicates and place them in the
schools themselves. The valuable results
which follow amply compensate for the
outlay. lint there is no immediate pros
pect that this course will be practicable
for this library, nor that the number of
books allowed can be soon increased.
The books added within the past few
months have been the principal new books
of general interest besides standaid works
and some important sets. Among the
more noticeable may be mentioned the fol
lowing: Johnson's Cyclopaedia In eight
volumes; Cambridge Bible for schools, over
ao volumes; JLiitteu's ljivme Age, x ia vol
umes: Atlantic Monthly, 35 volumes to
complete the set; a considerable portion of
Bonn's Libraries, Deutscher Novellen-
Schatz, 43 volumes: Scientific American,
nearly complete set: McClintock &
Strong's Cyclopaedia of .Biblical Lit
erature, 12 volumes; Benton's Debates
of Congress, 16 volumes; Knight's
English Cyclopaedia, 23 volumes; Supple
ment to Encyclopaedia Britannica, 4 vol
umes; Quarterly Review, 143 volumes;
Jones' Grammar of Ornament; Franklin's
Works, 10 volumes; 18 years' numbers of
the Kevue des deux Mondes; V volumes oi
Library Journal, completing the set. A
large proportion of the books purchased
only ruled the place ot others worn out.
About one-hub ot the number has to be
deducted to give the number of real ad
ditions; that is about 1,800 new books ad
ded by purchase. The cause of so many
books being worn out is readily seen in the
number ot tunes that the notion is issued.
Another notable fact is that the number
of persons holding circulation cards is
about the same as the total number of
books The average number of books tak
en by each borrower during a year is from
twenty to thirty. Librarian Stetson con
siders that the new quarters will greatly
increase the public interest in the library
and elevate its tone as well as the mental
life of the book takers. As they
read they call for a higher grade
of books and perhaps a wider
range in character of books. "It is
expected," he says, "that more and more
costly and many rare books will be called
for. - Therefore any great addition to the
book funds would not increase so much
the number of books bought as add more
valuable and useful books. . The average
cost per volume may reasonably be doubled
witnin a tew years, judging from the
ports of other libraries as well as the theo
retical aspects ot the case. , The present
amount available for books will therefore
not seem any less required on account of
the growth in the number of volumes, but
will probably seem even more inadequate.
Indeed it will be some, time before,
considering only the number of the books
alone, popular demands can be met as is
desirable. Oar library is still one of the
smallest In comparison to the size of the
citv in this country or elsewhere,
seems proper that the need of greater re
sources should be kept prominently in
view. While the library is doing a great
work, it oucht to do much more: ana to
this end (I trust I may be perdoned for ex
pressing the opinion that) a city appro
priation not less than Springfield and
Lowell have made for years would
none too great. ' -
The library building, interior as well
exterior, has been examined and criticised
by hundreds of prominent citizens and
others who are Interested in the library.
J.ne exterior stui Dears a stmong resem
blance to what one is accustomed to fash
ion in the mind as a church edifice and
will probably always remain so. Within,
However, mere is litue to remind one
this style of edifice save, perhaps, the gal
lery pillars, and these have been feBtooned
and adorned by the sxiu ot Architect am
son until they present a handsome and
even secular appearance and do not seem
to overawe, even a little bit, the ught-
I hearted pleasure of the occasion by their
I solemnity. .These new galleries nave
Haiurlira l'VnsYli MfTldrt HnvV' &n4 sTsmn4-ar
look bud they rfll bo wed for book storage
when needed. The galleries rest on iron
beams. t Under the galleries, separated
from the nave by partitions, partly wood
and partly glass, on the north side is the
reading room for periodicals and reference
books: on the south side, the reading room
for newspapers. The middle portion of I
the building is for books.- The front part
is the delivery department, where the pub
lie receive and . return books . and
consult catalogues. In the . space
behind the delivery desk are the
bookcases. - As the library grows the rear
rooms on the first and second floors can be
utilized for book storage. - The capacity
for this purpose may be stated in round
figures as 4,800 square feet, capable of
holding 100,000 volumes. As it will be
years before the upper - rear room will be
required for books, it has been planned to
fit it ud as a lecture room. The room for
merly used as a pastors' study, in the
southeast corner, has been devoted to the
purposes of a directors' room, suiting the
purpose admirably. Hard wood floors are
laid throughout the entire building except
in the front vestibules, which are tuea.
A Good Deal of SUensslon and Very
Little Dome The . House Takes a
1 a Reeeaa Until January 20 The
Senate Adjourns Until Tuesday.
Hartford, Jan. 8. Special. To-day
the usual crowd of lawyers, would-be
officeholders and curiosity seekers gave
their undivided . attention to the house,
in which body it was expected all the
important business relative to the gover
norship would be transacted. Early this
morning the fair count returns of elec
tions and the canvass of votes forming a
big lot of papers and books were given to
the house when the latter body was called
to order by Speaker Paige at 10:15 o'clock,
Representative Walker of Hartford was
on the floor the first thing with the reso
lution to grant Jacob'F. Graham of Nau-
gatuck a seat in the house on the ground
that the town has over 5,000 inhabitants.
This resolution was referred to the com
mittee on contested elections with the
documents from the census bureau setting
forth the official count of the population
of Naugatuck.
The chair then announced the commit
tee on house rules, consisting of Messrs,
Comstock of Nor walk, Green of Norwich
and Healy of Windsor.
Before the speaker had time to utter a
few words to Judge Harrison Mr. Walker
once more had the floor on a question of
privilege, asking that the chair enforce the
house rule prohibiting strangers taking the
seats of members on the floor. This rule
was a blow aimed at the gentlement occu
pying seats with the members for the pur
pose of coaching them, and caused con
siderable discussion, in which Representa
tives Green of Norwich.Saxe of Waterbury
and Healy of Windsor Locks took part,
The speaker finally declared that it was an
unwritten law of the house to allow the
friend of a member to occupy a seat at his
side, and here the question was dropped,
A resolution ottered by Mr. dudson ot
Stratford was passed authorizing the com
mittee on contested elections to sit during
recesses and summon papers and persons.
The resolutions from the senate declar
ing all the democratic state officers elected
to their various positions was next read.
Mr. Ureen-ot .Norwich arose and oirered
resolution which set forth the action of
the house regarding returns and canvass
of votes.and likewise the action of the sen
ate, and provided for the appointment of
select house committee ot eignt.to be ap
pointed by the chair. This committee is
to have power to examine into the returns
of the late election, to summon persons
and papers necessary to an extrinsic and
explanatory examination, and to sit dur
ing recesses for the prosecution of the
Mr. Boot of Waterbury made a strong
argument against the adoption of the reso
lution and amended it so that the scope of
the latter should not extend to the election
or office of comptroller.
MfNudson of Hartford opposed this
amendment as did Mr. Hotchkiss of New
Haven and Porter of Pomf ret.
On motion of Mr. Greene the original
resolution was put and carried by an aye
and nay vote, with tne following result:
Whole number cast, 249; necessary for
choice, 125; aye, 132; nay, 117. This was
after the amendment was voted on and
Mr. Healy of Windsor Locks submitted
second amendment which set forth that
whereas John J. Phelan was elected
secretary of state, as appeared
by the returns, that tne resolu
tion should not be included in
the former resolution. Mr. Markley of
New Britain held that the house committee
had no power to issue summons with con
currence on the part of the senate. Mr.
Markley was followed by Kepresentatives
Saxe of Waterbury and Callahan of New
Haven, who fully set forth the law on the
subject as they unerstood it, and held that
no committee could go behind the returns
made by the moderators, both gentlemen
favoring the amendment. Alter tnrtner
discussion by Messrs. Judson of Stratford
and judd ot juitcnneia, tne amendment
was lost by an aye and nay vote, resulting
in the casting of 240 votes, 132 yeas and 108
Mr. xuttle then introduced a number or
petitions and affidavits relating to the
November elections wnien were rererrea
to the house committee on the canvass of
votes. He also moved a recess until
January 20 at 10 o'clock and this was car
ried. The house committee to examine
returns had been appointed, consisting of
Greene, republican, Norwich; Hotchkiss,
democrat, JNew uaven; J nelson, republi
can, Stratford; Tuttle, republican, East
Haven; Markley, democrat, New Britain;
Card, democrat, Sharon; sorter, republi
can, Promfret; and Bissell, republican,
The Senate.
The senate came to order at 11 o'clock
and Governor Bulkeley sent in a resolu
tion which read:
I have the honor to announce the appointment
during the recess of the senate of Thomas L.
Watson to be brigadier general in the place of
Charles P. Graham, honorablv discharged from
the service, said appointment to continue until I
the further action ot the senate tnereon.
Morgan U. sui.kei.ky.
The resolution was referred to the com
mittee on executive nominations to be
A letter from General Graham was also
received, which set forth his discharge in
March, 1890, by the governor and in con
clusion said:. "I had no opportunity to
be heard before a military tribunal upon
any charges and no cause is assigned in
the order discharging me from the service
of the state. I would respectfully request
that you inquire into the matter before
taking any action with reference thereto.
After some discussion the matter waB
A recess was then taken from 11:30 to
12 o'clock, and when the senate again came
to order Governor Bulkeley sent in another
resolution appointing Thomas S. Brown
sheriff of Middlesex county until 1894;
Charles A. lSliiott a director of state pris
ons until July, '92; H.J.Ransom of Vernon
a county commissioner of Tolland county,
and Ueorge ft. Martin ot JNew Haven a
harbor commissioner, the term of each of
the three latter gentlemen to expire in
July, 'a.
-.At 2:30 the people had begun to crowd
into the senate chamber, as the house had
taken a recess until January 20 and they
were anxious to see what action the senate
would take in the matter but it was 3
o'olock before the speaker called the sen
ate to order once more.
Senator Pierce of the Fourth moved that
the senate take a recess for half an hour,
ana n was so voted.
At 8:20 the senate was , called to order
onee more. .
' Senator Pierce of the ' Fourth said the
senate is likely to have business of impor
tance before it soon, and I move we take a
recess until 4 o'clock. Promptly at 4
o'clock Senators Pierce, Fox, Seymour,
Holden and Cleveland, who had been in
the ante-room, aai the speaker
called tne senate once more to order.
It was now thought that something very
Important would occur as the rumor was
that the demooiaQo state officers, who were
at the residence of Attorney Hammersly,
would appear before the senate and take
the oath of office, after which they would
make a formal demand for their
respective offices, and . if ' refus
ed, - would then ;. bring an action
of quo warranto to obtain possession of
them. That there was any foundation iox
these rumor the leading democratic sena
tors denied, and when Senator Pierce of
the Fourth moved to adjourn until Tues
day at 1:30 p. m. the motion was carried
ana the senate declared adjourned, muoq
to the disappointment of -toe spectators,
who bad waited in., expectancy of a strug
gle forth offices. ;.
- : .:. . GZNKBAI. NOTES, ' '
The democratic members of the house
will hold a canons in the supreme court
room on January 19.
Many ladies visited the capital during
the day and were apparently' much inter
ested in the proceedings, i , ;f -
Chairman H.E. Benton, Judge Harrison,
Attorney Piatt and Alderman Lowe of New
Haven occupied seats back of Speaker
Paige in the house during the forenoon.
Danbury Baa Another Serious Fire
Fire "In Berlin -I.ot of Snakes-
Rockvllle's Poultry Snow state
Labor Congress Norwich I,oaea a
Factory Patriotic Norwich Rev.
Mr. Battery's wedding.
Danbury, Jan. 8. An overheated stove
in Moher's market caused a fire which de
stroyed the market, four stores and the
Southeast hotel. Two families over the
stores were burned. The hotel guests had
narrow escapes. Loss $25,000; insurance
In digging a cellar in the rural hamlet
of Montville Center, six miles southwest
of Norwich, a day or two ago, David A;
and S. M. Johnson unearthed a solid ball
of snakes five feet beneath the surface of
the ground. They killed the serpents as
the ball slowly unwound itself. They got
forry-three black and two milk snakes,
whose bodies just filled a bushel basket.
The snakes were from three to six feet
The poultry show in Hockville is in
full blast at the opera house with 1,000
birds on exhibition. ' Many poultry farm
ers of note are here. George S. Pratt of
Bridgeport is one of the judges.
W. W. Norton's tenement house in Ber
lin was burned yesterday morning. - Loss
$2,500; insurance $1,000. It was occupied
by two Italian families.
The state labor congress will hold its an
nual meeting m Hartford at Buss hall, JNo.
3 Pratt street, on Wednesday, January 28.
Officers will be elected and a legislative
committee appointed to seek favorable
legislation for farmers and mechanics.
The W. t. rage wood Type company
of Norwich has sold out to the Hamilton
Manufacturing company of Two Rivers,
Wis. A factory is now in course of con
struction in that city and on its comple
tion, which will be in a few weeks, the
rage type works will be removed thither.
About thirty people are employed in the
business in .Norwich.
At the Dennis-Little wedding in Hart
ford, Wednesday evening, Eev. D. Walker
officiated. Miss Bertha Dennis, sister of
the bride, was maid of honor. The best
man was the groom's brother, Mr. Freder
ick V. Little. The bridesmaids were Miss
Virginia F. Brown, Mary L. Brainard,
Alice W. Smith, Ijucy S. Tainter, .Eliza
beth. M. Davis and Jane W. Stone. The
ushers were Messrs. Ellery of New York.
Caven of Philadelphia, Dennis of Hartford
and Dr. Martin of Trinity college.
An old lady named ir equmnot attempted
suicide at the residence of her son, Tues
day night, at Winsted. About 7 o'clock
she went out ot the room in which she and
the family were, and in a short time they
heard screams. Upon investigation it was
found sha-had nearly cut off one of her
handSwith an axe. Medical aid was sum
moned and her wonnds were dressed. It
is thought she will recover. She has been
slightly demented for some time.
The board ot trade of .Norwich the other
night voted to co-operate with the Sons of
the Revolution in placing the old town
house upon the green at Norwich Town on
the ground that the building should be
preserved and cared for as a rare feature
of historic interest and as a credit and
honor to that town. Jonathan Trumbull,
in advocating its preservation, said that
the building had a history and should be
preserved, for it bears the same relation to
Norwich that Faneuil and Independence
halls do to Boston and Philadelphia. It is
proposed to start a popular subscription
to which every man, woman and child
may contribute and thus own a share in
the historic relic, which can be fitted up
with a- hall, committee and reception rooms.
The wedding of the iiev. Oliver 1. flat
tery of Portland and Miss Adelaide Brain
ered occurred Wednesday morning at the
bride's residence in that town. The cere
mony was private, being performed by the
Kev Mr. Emery of Newburgh, JN. Y., be
fore a select company of friends of the
contracting parties. The Kev. Mr. Kaf-
tery is the rector of Trinity church, Port
land. The bridal party left on the 12:30
train for New York and Washington.
Personal Notes.
Mr. A. McDonald, connected with Hiram
H. Gurney & Co., the florists of New
Canaan, Conn., is in town. Mr.McDonald
has many friends here.
Francis Donnelly, one of our old esteem
ed citizens, is enjoying good health and
was present as usual at the directors' meet
ing this week ot the .National savings bank.
of which he has been a director since its
The Bev. Mr. Leonard of Morris is still
very sick. A telegram announcing the
death of his sister, Mrs.Copeland, in Maine
unfavorably affected his own chances of
recovery. His son Edwin, who was home
from Amherst oa a vacation, started for
Bangor last Monday afternoon.
Charles A. Dwight, second son of Mayor
Dwight of Hartford, left yesterday for
Phoenix, Arizona, where he expects to find
reiier tor a throat trouble. ie was ac
companied by Assistant Judge James S.
Thompson, late of the New Haven city
court, who is interested in fruit farming
at f hoemx.
Special Service for Young Men.
A special service, under the auspices of
i the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, will be
held at Christ church, this city, next Sun
day evening. The sermon will be preached
by Kev. Floyd Tompkins ot unrist church,
Hartford. The service will De commenced at
7:30 o'clock and will be for the especial
beneht of the young men of the church.
Iiake Waramang Ice Crop All Right.
The New Preston correspondent of the
Litchfield Enquirer, not to be outdone by
the favorable reports about the ice crop in
other parts of the state, says: "As for the
crop on Waramang lake, it is twelve
inches thick, more crystal-like, trans
parent, colder and better than any from
Nova Zembla or Greenland could possibly
be, and needs no ecomium. Mr. Frank
Hosf ord, with a brand-new set of ice tools,
plows it out for everybody who has the
A Two Story Brick Tenement on Mea
dow Street to be Torn Down.
The large two-story brick tenement
house, which formerly stood at 204 Mea
dow street and was removed seventy-five
feet to the rear in order to make room for
the newirailding of Price, Lee & company,
has been declared unsafe by the fire
marshal and will be immediately torn
down. The walls of the structure were
ascertained to be eight inches out of plumb
and Mr. Charles H. Webb, who is the
agent of the owner, Mrs. Elizabeth S.
Peck, was consequently notified to tear
down the building so as to remove the
danger of its falling, or to cut oS a section
of the building about two feet in width to
see whether the rest of the building would
settle. The chance of effecting a remedy
by the latter method seemed so remote
that the owner of the house decided to
tear down the two upper stories of the
building, leaving the bakery, in the base
ment untouched, and rooms for storage
about six feet high on the floor over the
; The bakery is occupied by John S. Gil
bert, the tenement on the first floor by
John Malone and the second floor by
Charles Anderson and family. The Ma
lone' family have already vacated the
premises and the Andersons will follow
suit immediately. By the tearing down
of the two upper floors the danger of the
building collapsing will be removed and
Mr. Gilbert will not be obliged to vacate
the premises.
John Kelley's Popularity A Former
: New Haven Bootblack's Lock.
John Kelloy, who is well known in New
Haven, particularly in the central portion
of State street, as he has been employed as
errand boy and porter at one or more of
the hotels in the city, has recently had
bit of good fortune in Holyoke, Mass. He
was at one tune president of the State
Street Bootblacks' base. ball club and has
lately resided in Holyoke, where he is evi
dently familiarly known, as he was recent
ly awarded a gold watch and chain, which
was voted at recent fair to the most pop
ular young man in town. -
A pleasant, sate, reliable, and cheap remedy Is
Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup. Price cents.
- Salvation Ou has no superior as a pain -remedy,
and it com only ceota bottle.
A. Public Temperance BfeetlnaMBona
- of Temperance.
To the Editor of the Jocbxal and Couribb:
A publio temperance meeting nnder the !
auspices of the- Grand division, Sons of
Temperance of the state, "will be held in 1
the First Congregational church on Sun-
da, January 11.- at . 7 p. in. Mr. H. N.
Warner, a reformed lawyer of New Haven,
win address the meeting. Mr. Warner has
felt the curse of drink and will give sketches
of his life from Yale to prison and his won
derful redemption through the power of the
gospel of Christ. He is an eloquent speaker
ano au are invited to near mm.
Patriotic Order, Son or America,
The arrangement made by the state
executive committee for conferring the
blue degree on all duly qualified white de
gree members, is as follows: A "team"
composed of the present members of the
blue in this state will open a camp at
Pythian hall, Courier building, 400 State
street, this evening at 7:30 o'clock sharp.
and will proceed immediately to confer the
degree on all qualified members who may
present themselves. This will be the first
time of working this degree in this state.
and as the new law provides that it shall
not cost the members anything, It is ex
pected tnat au will be present who can.
Any who cannot will be entitled to receive
it at some later session of their own camp.
as all will work in that degree hereafter,
and no one will be entitled to the privi
leges or membership until he has taken it.
K. ITT. Reed Elected Vice President.
At the meeting of the stockholders of
the New Haven and Northampton railroad
Vice President E. M. Reed of the Consoli
dated was selected as vice president and
the .entire old board of directors was re
Hospital Aid Society.
The Hospital Aid society will resume its
meetings Friday, January 9. The annual
meeting will be held on January 16 at 10
a. m. in Trinity parish building. A full
attendance is desired.
StUl Smoking.
As the conductors of the Fair Haven
road were making their trips to and from
Westville they noticed smoke still issuing
from the ruins of the sawmill which was
burned down several mornings since.
A Series of Concerts at St. Paul's
Next Wednesday night the first of a
a series of concerts will be given in the
new chapel of St. Paul's church. These
concerts are given for the purpose of rais
ing money to pay for the new piano.
Among those to take part will be Mrs.Nora
Kusseil-naesche and her husband, Mr.
William Haesche. Professor Fowler, or
ganist and musical director of the church,
win nave cnarge ot tne affairs.
The Hartford Foot Guard Dismissed
Liveryman Boardman's Order,
Hartford, Jan. 8. Major Kinney of the
Governor's Foot Guard, was waiting for
orders concerning the part his command
would take in the inaugural ceremonies,
There was no prospect, however, of his re
ceiving any and he telephoned an order to
the armory directing the omcer in charge
to dismiss the members of the company
immediately upon reporting to the first
sergeant, as per previous orders issued by
the commanding officer. As the men re
ported they were dismissed. The major
will now wait until an omcial order is sent
him from the adjutant general's office.
On Tuesday C. P. Boardman, the livery
man, received an order from the adjutant
general's office directing him to have the
usual four-horse equipage ready for the
governor-elect and to hold the same in
readiness until further orders. Mr. Board
man has strictly complied with the order
received and will continue to do so until a
countermaning order is received.
Died In Cheshire.
Franklin T. Humiston died in Cheshire
yesterday morning after a short illness
from brain fever, aged about fifty-five
years. He lived in this city at 67 Houston
street until a short time ago, when he re
moved to Cheshire. For many years he
was in the employ of H. W. Crawford, the
Fair Haven furniture dealer. Mr. Humis
ton was a very genial and popular man.
whose many friends will be pained to learn
ot his sudden death.
Superior Court Criminal Side Judge
States Attorney Doolittie made the closing ar
gument in the case against Richard M. Hayden
ot this city, charged with assault with intent to
bill upon William Titus at Savin Rock last Au
gust. He said that the evidence which has been
brought before the jury showed conclusively
that Hayden .had dealt the murderous blow.
Judge Thayer in his charge to the jury saidthat
they could render a verdict of assault with intent
to kill, or simply assault, or a verdict of not guil
ty In accordance with the facts presented them.
The jury retired and after half an hour announc
ed a verdict of simple assault. Judge Thayer
impoMea a nne 01 sou anu &'ji.w costs.
William Murphy of Meriden is charged with
committing a breach of the peace and an assault
on Silas Lamphear ot the same place September
it. a. large iiuuiuer ui wiUieiltWH were exam
ined. Edward McDermott of this city, who on Tues
day pleaded not guilty to the theft of a watch
from the person of Joseph McOuire, changed his
piea io guilty ana was Bencencea to two years in
tne state prison.
Court of Common Plea Civil
Side Judge Demlng.
The case of Henry C. Bretzf elder of this city
against Elizabeth S.Bradley was tried yesterday.
It is a suit to recover a commission fee of $50
ana iiw tor money loanea. rne rjialntirr is
real estate broker, and claims to have been the
agent tor a certain farm in Wallingford, which
tne aeienaant bought.
Court Notes.
The case of George H. Belcher against John P.
Jones for digging a peck of clams In the mud off
Canal dock was continued to January 12.
Health Officer Wright has brought suit against
Jerome Blakesiee of Hamden to recover a bill
for medical attendance. Deputy Sheriff Catlin
yesterday went to Hamden and attached a horse
belonging to Blakesiee.
Wonderful Peculiarity In Eyes.
" From tbe St. Louis Republic
If still living, Miss Nancy Taylor of
Grant township, Taylor county, la., is
possessed of one of the most remarkable
pair of eyes ever heard of this aide of the
realms of wonderland. Her curiouB opti
cal defect has been known to her parents
ever since she was a small child, and to
the people of that portion of Taylor coun
ty since the child first started to school,
but her fame on account of the freakish
characteristics of her eyes did not spread
beyond the limits of the state until about
1877, when Miss Nancy had reached the
mature age of ten years.
Persons with but a smattering of optics
know that oculists have a theory that
everything we see is seen in its inverted
order; daily association from the cradle
up being all that makes such objects ap
pear in regular order, the impression con
veyed to the brain by the optic nerve
showing objects standing just the reverse
to the way our "seeing sense" teaches us
they are. In this lies the Taylor girl!s re
markable optical deformity. When she
reads a book or paper she does so by hold
ing it inverted before her eye. WhUe rela
tives standing a few feet away appear all
right to her, the paper or book must be
turned upside down before a word can be
A Twenty-Second Talk.
ALUM " baking powders are
cheap and dear cheap, be
.ause they are made for about
tout cents a pound and sqld for
about twenty ; dear, because they
io .ess than half as much as a
strictlyt pure cream of tartar
oowder, and doubly dear, for
iiieit continued use injures-the
neaith. There is no alum, no
ammonia, no adulteration of any
Kind in Cleveland's Superior
8a king Powder.
, Xevetand Baking PoteSer Co.;
81 d 83 Fulttm SL, Nea York.
The Opening Higher Prominence In
Sugar Henneries Strong Spot Here
ana xnere in tne List.
Riw York, Jan. 8. .
BaUroad bonds were more active, but failed to
display as strong a front as during the past few
days, though few losses resulted. The transac
tions foot up $2,430,000, Atchison incomes oon
tributing $572,000. NorthertvPaciflo fives $184,000
and Texas Pacific incomes $105,000. Among the
Important advances Atlantic and Pacific fours
Stocks opened fractionally higher and with the
coal stocks In the lead farther advances were
made all along the line In the. forenoon. Lacka
wanna rose nearly per cent. Sugar Refineries
also prominent. The fluctuations outside of
these stocks, however, were slight, and while
firm tone there was little vim In the market, the
waiting disposition becoming most marked after
the announcement of the action of the presidents
when, except in a few shares, dullness became
the ruling feature and continued so until the
close. The trading element was inclined to take
advantage of this apathy, and hammered stocks.
their operations resulting in a partial loss of the
early gains. There were strong spots here and
there In the list, however, and no impression was
made upon the prices.
The market finally closed quiet and firm, gene
rally at something better than the opening
Closinr pricei
prices reported over the private wires I
Bid Asked
Atchison, and Topeka.. 29U
Canada Southern 42
Canadian Pacific 78
Centraf Pacific go
Chicago A Alton 128
Chesapeake & Ohio 8U
Chesapeake 4 Ohio, 1st Pfd 47
Chesapeake Ohio, 8d Pfd 81
Chicago, Burlington & Qulncy . . . . SOU
O. O. C. A St Lmiia
C. C. O. & St. Louis. Pfd 97
Chic & East 111 44M
Chic A East ni.. Pfd 8V4
Uhlc & Northwest 10&2
Chic.. HiL A Br- Paul k2
Chic, Mil, A Bt, P., Pfd 108
unic, a. i. a racinc 69U
Chicago Gas Trusts at2
Consolidated Gas. W
Oolumbua& Hocking Valley.... ST7U
Columbus A Hocking Coal 1732
Cotton Seed Trusts 19x2
Distilling and Cattle Trusts 47li
Del., Lack. A Western 1372
Del. A Hudson Canal 135
East Tsn. Vs. A Ga. 7
uast Tennessee, 1st prd 63
East Tennessee, 2d pfd. leu
Erie lsit
Erie, pfd 49U
Erie Seconds 97
Erie A western 145
Erie A Western pfd 57U
Express Adams 143
American 111
United States 68
Wells. Farzo ' iss
Illinois Central 98U
Laclede Gas 15$
l&ks csnore. 107W
Louisville A Nashville 750
Lead Trusts lM
Manhattan Elevated 108
Maryland Coal 15
Mexican central aa ul
Michigan Central 91
Minneapolis A St. Louis
Minneapolis A St. Louis pfd 10U
aiiBBoun racinc
Nashville & Chattanooga 95
New Central Coal 9
New Jersey Central 115
new lore central 102
N. Y., Chicago A St. Louis. lias
N. Y. Chicago A St. Louis pfd.. 58U
N. Y.. New Haven A Hartford . . 850
New York & New England. 8S
Norfolk A Western 1414
Norfolk A western pfd 5414
Northern Pacific 23U
Northern Pacific pfd 6TM
North American 15$?
Oil Certificates ; 73$
Omana 3314
Omaha, pfd 79
Ontario A Western 151
Oregon Improvement 17W
Oregon Navigation 79W
Oregon Short Line 19
racino fliau. 3414
Peoria, Decatur A EvansviUe. ... 14
Pullman Car Co 186
Beading 84?$
tuenmona west Point 16
Richmond A West Point Dfd 701?
Ban Francisco 1st pfd 69
8t. Paul & Manitoba 103
St. Paul A Duluth 22V4
St. Paul A Duluth pfd 88
SugarTruBta fiiu
Silver Certificates 104J6
Tennessee Coal A Iron 35
Texas Pacific 141
Union Pacific 45
Wabash nu
Wabash pfd 17S
Western Union Telegraph 77U
Wheeling & Lake Erie 70
Wisconsin Central 19M
Total sales to-day, 222,096.
Government Bonds.
The following were the quotations for United
States bonds at the call to-day:
10:15 a.m.
4Ms, 1891, registered lOSO
ri, 1801, coupons 103!4iJ
4s, 1907, registered 120
9B, HIN, OX-BUUnptXl... 110
4s, 1907, coupon 120
4s, 1907, ex-stamped 118
Currency, 6s, 1895 109
Currency, 6s, 1896 112
uurrency, os, ib7 114
Currency, fis, 1898 117
Cnrf-wnoy. fta. 1W 120
Western Investment Securities.
Investors are requested to call and examine the
large and carefully selected assortment of choice
securities that I am offering, not only those
named below, but many others.
Stock of the Union Trust Co. of Sioux City,
Iowa. Pays 8 per cent, semi-annual interest.
North Western National Bank of above city.
New bank, but undoubtedly will pay 8 per cent.
Each of the above very desirabia as permanent
10 year Debenture bonds, Issued by one of the
most conservative companies In this country.
Western Mortgage Bonds.
These run from one to five years and draw
from 6 to 8 per cent, interest.
Part with strong personal guarantees for
those that prefer this kind. Having sold during
the last five years nearly One Million of securi
ties, of which about one-third has matured, with
interest and principal promptly paid when due.
this is good evidence for investors, in regard to
the character of the securities I deal in.
Office 514 G-eorge Street.
246 "Washington St., Boston.
Per Cent.
Per Annum. Payable Quarterly.
Autborlzed Capital, $2,000,000
Capital Paid In, 950,000
Surplus, 106,000
Price of Shares, . 107
We shall withdraw this stock from the market
January 31st next, and when offered again it will
be at an aavancea price.
Orsranized in 1885.
Shortly sold 600,000 of its Capital Stock, when
sale was suoppea.
mvestea it only in uentrai wity xteoi luiiate.
Paid Dividends of 6 per cent, per annum.
Has declared an Extra Dividend of 7 per cent.
Has just increased the Regular Dividend to 7
per cent.
Has a surplus now of over $100,000.
For full particulars Call at or write to our office.
GEO. LEONARD, General Agt.
The Bear Valley Irrigation Company,
Capital $4,000,000. Shares $100.
$1,000,000 Preferred Stock, 8 per cent. Cumula
tive Dividend $3,000,000 Common Stock.
Offers to Public Subscription $1,000,000 Preferred
Stock and $600,000 Common Stock.
DIRECTORS Hon. James Graham, New Haves,
Conn.; Hon. W. J. Heacock, Qloversville, N.Y.;
H. L. Williams, Los. Angeles, Cal. ; Ammon P.
Kltchtng, F. P. Morrison, F. E. E. Brown, R. J.
Waters, C. J. Honson, jr., Theodore Clark,
Redlands, Cal.
OFFICERS Hon. James Graham, President ;
Ammon P. Hitching, Vice President and Man
ager ; Fred. E. Hotchkiss, Secretary ; First
National Bank, Redlands, Treasurer ; Frank
, E. Brown, Chief Engineer.
Terms of subscripton : Both classes of stock
are offered at par until further notice.
Dividend dates, January 1st and July 1st, re
spectively. Preferred stock will be sold with accrued in
terest from last dividend date.
Common stock will draw dividends propor
tionately from date of subscription at the rate
declared by directors.
Certificates of stock both classes will bear
coupon dividend warrants, to be treated as the
interest coupons of bonds, and will be In denom
inations of one, Ave, tan, fifty and one hundred
Shares respectively.
Certificates of stock will be signed by the Pres
ident and Secretary, and will be countersigned
before Issue by the Union Trust Company, New
Haven, Conn. .
The transfer agent will be Mr. Arthur H. Day,
of Klmberiy, Root A Day, New Haven, Conn.
Coupons will be payable at the Natioal Park
Bank, New York City.
Remittances or payments for subscriptions In
the West may be made to the First Nations!
Bank, Redlands, California, or in the East to the
National New Harea Bana New Haven, Conn.,
and receipts will be issued pending the proper
execution ot the stock certificates.
For prospectuses, descriptive papers and maps,
address -
: . NEW HAVEN, CORN . -'
Or CHlt. Vr'. URGEITE, -
Murray Hill Hotel, Hew York. - Ja8 &m
fon Savimo Toi. f Execute
I Without ItmvmrToTHt
tzxrvmr CoLon Or Hkmos.
in 1
peddler tnat his
as Pearline," or
Itisn t true, but
of Pearline. He knows that Pearline
is the standard the very best for its
purpose. So does everybody who
has used it.
is manufactured only by
Flowers for
FRESH BLOOMS just as received from the forcing Iiouhcs or
arranged iq any desired form to
TiTnriiTiTl A T,Tf1a'S. Palms'and other Plants sup
plied and arranged by skillful
stocK oir'LUUAL l"fL,ii-.s at
FRANK S. PUTT, Seed Merchant
When Baby was sick, wo gave hef Castoria.
When she was a Child, she cried for Caatoria.
When she became Mia, shs clung to Castoria.
When she bad Children, ah gave them Caatoria.
Mercaitile Safe Deposit Go.
Annual rental or safe from five to bliTJ
DOLLARS. Absolute Security for Bonds, Stocks,
Wills, Bullion, Plate, Jewelry, Precious Stones,
and all evidences of value. Access to vsult
through the banking room of the alECHANI 28'
72 Ctourcn, cor. denier street.
Coupon rooms for convenience of patrol A. All
persons Interested are cordially mvitea to ns.eci
the company's premises. Open from 9 s ni. to
8 p.m.
Thomas B. Trowbridge, President.
UUTU d. waiTK, vice-r resiaenc
f?WAii H. TRowwRinoa. rWi. and Treas
12 shs New Haven Water Company.
10 shs Naugatuck KB. Company.
IS shs Boston N. Y. Air Line RR. pfd.
10 shs Second National Bank.
90 shs Consolidated Rolling Stock.
25 shs Boston Electric Light Co.
200 shs Portland Electric Light Co.
80 shs N. Y. A New Jersey Telephone Co.
15 shs New England Transportation Co.
60 shs Wheeler & WilRon MTg. Co.
10 shs Northampton RR.
15 shs Bak of the State of New York.
1000 shs New England Trust Company 68.
4000 Mystic Valley Oonn. Water Co. 5's.
5000 Peoria Water Company G's.
Lombard Company
Guaranteed Six per ct. Loans.
Draws Bills of Exchange
Alliance Bank (Limited), London,
Provincial Bank of Ireland, Dublin,
to.v. .-,
Credit Lyonnais. rans,
And on AU the Principal Cities of Europe.
aseuee Circular Letters of Credit
Available Throughout Europe.
GEO. A. BUTLER, President,
a WM. T. FIELDS. Caxaler
Cor. Church and Center Sts.,
Transact a General Banking Busine
Promoters of Southern Canada and Western
Land and Manufacturing 8yndicate.
Municipal and
Government, state, rtauway,
rVM.ntv Rmrta Koiltrht. and sold.
Receive deposits subject to check at sight.
Allow interest on usuy
ly Balances.
Buy and sell Local
and Western
City tortaa".
2,000 N. Y. A N. Eng. RR, 6 per cent, bonds.
1,000 N. H. & Northampton 5 per cent bond.
4,000 New Haven Park per cent, bonds.
1.000 Hocking Coal & Iron Co.'s 6 per cent. bond.
10,000 Housatonic RR. 6 per cent, bonds of 193T.
100 shs Detroit, Hillsdale A Go. West. RR. stock.
SO shs Merchants' National Bank stock.
60 shs N. H. & Northampton Co.'s stock.
40 shs New Haven Water Co. stock.
60 shs N. Y. N. J. Telephone Co. stock.
50 shs Second National Bank stock,
10 shs Boston A N. Y. Air Line pfd.
108 Orange Street.
Stock ni Bonds for Sale.!
i nm rsrv nt Kaot Haven 7 n.c bond of 1891.
s!o00 Southern New Eng. Telephone Co. bonds.
3,000 Boston Electric Light Co. 6 per cent, bonds.
9imPnrtlnri1 " A "
c'nm Portland " " " 6 '
trniN H Derbv RR. Co. 6 ner cent, bonds.
50 shs South N. Eng. Telephone CO. stock.
25 shs Meriden Britannia Co.
25 shs Boston Electric Light Co. stock.
100 shs Bridgeport Electric Light Co. stock.
am aha Portland
25 shs Security insurance (Jo.
25 shs New Haven Water Co.
9 shs New Havan Oas Light Co.
26 shs Naugatuck RR. Co- stock By
129 Orange Street.
SO Year, Six Per Cent. Gold Bonds.
Coupons May 1, Nov. 1 Payable New York.
C! ECURED by Mortgage of all the property and
n franchises of the Company to the Atlantic
Trust Co. of N. Y. as Trustee. The annual
hydrant rental of tbe City is assigned to the
Trustee for the payment of interest on the
The works are well built with 80 miles of cast
iron mains and 1,000 hydrants.
Franchise Perpetual.
Peoria is an Important manufacturing city, the
second in population In the State and a center of
ten lines of Railroads.
Bonds redeemable at 105 and Int. after 1389.
Sinking Fund of $15,003 per year commencing
1894. ,
After careful examination and approved by
enmnerent attorneys and engineers as to the
regularity of issue and security ..f the bonds and
having satisfied ourselves regarding the same
we offer them as a safe and desirable invest-
II. C. WlBBEd sk CO., r"
of the Original
the imitations and there's
a crowd of them hanging to Pearl
ine. It saves work for them, as it
does for every bodyMt saves them
-talk, too. It's the one cry of the
. .
imitation is "the same
"as good as Pearline."
it shows what he thinks
Beware of the basket gang be sure
you get Pearline. Get it from your
grocer and send back any imita
tion he may send you.
Pearline is never peddled, and
All Occasions.
suit tbe purcbascr.
and experienced bands. A large
wuoiesiue anu reiau uy
and Florist, 374 and 376 State St
Seven Per Cent.
Cit, at Town .f Hew Bam
. O.
No. 838 Chapel Street.
Opening1 and Closing of Mails.
Money Orders, Registered Letters, etc.
Office Hour. April 1 to November 1. 7 a-m.
to 8 p.m. November 1 to April I, 7:80 a.m. to
8 p.m. Sundays from 13 m. to 1 o.m.
Vestibule open for the accommodation of the
holders or lock boxes: From March 1 to Novem
ber 1. from 5 a.m. to 12 midnight; from Novem
ber 1 to March 1. frum 5:30 a.m. to 12 midnight;
ounuay niguis irom yioii p.m.
New York Open 7.8:30. It a.m.. li m., 8:80,
:S, 4:30. 7:10. J:50 p.m. Clo 5:.HV B, 10, 11:13
a.m., i-z-.-M, x, 4 (. :i oauy, inciuaing Bunaaysx
New York Railroad Way Open 8.30, 12 noon, 8
p.rort Ckiee &:3 9 a.m.. t p.m.
I asm more. Washington, Philadelphia and
S ulhcrn Wales Open 7. ti:SD, 1 1 a.m. does 5:30,
v a.m., 4 (i :i naiiy. including (Sundays), li p.m.
tiueago anu western Mates two i. u am.
2::l, 8:30 p.m. t lose 5:30, 8 a.m.,5 "Fast Uau
(7:1.'i daily, including Sundays), 11 p.m.
Albany and Northern New York Open
n ni . 2:&), :30 p.m. dose 5:30, 9, 12:30 p.i
i p.m, 2,
a, 7:15, li p.m.
Springfield Railroad Way Open 10 a-m, 2:30
p.m. Close 7:15. 10:30 a.m.. s:aa. 11 pm
Boston and Albany R. P. O., West of Spriiur
IMd Open 7 a.m, 1:30. 2, 9.3U pm. Close?,
u':.,u a.m., x:ai. a, 11 p.m.
Boston Open 7 a.m., I, t:90, 4, 7, 9:90 pun.
Close C 7:15, 10:30 a.m 12:30. 2:311. 5, 11 p.m.
Maine. KewIIamrsMiireand VermanU-Onen 7.
Maine, ew Hampshire and tennont Open 7.
io:: a.m , 2:30, 4:3i 9:30 p.m. Uose 7:15, 10:89
a.m., 5. 1 1
SprinFtWkl Open 7. 10 a.m., t:30. 4 aad 9-SO
p.m. (-l.no 7:i. 10..W a m.. U'-so, 2:30, a. 11 p.m.
llanrord-0ien. 7, :!. 10 a.m.. 1. 2:39. 5:t
9:: p.m. Close 7:15, 10:30 a.m., 12:30, S. 7:13, 11
JK-riden Open 7:30. 10 a.m.. I. 2:3(1, 5:55, 9:30
p.m. iHw i:i3. iu:wanL, i-::au, a, 11 p.m.
New Britain Open 7. 10 a-m.. 2:30. 9:30 p.D
Clo- 7:15. 10:30 a.m., 13:30, 2:30. 5. :). 11 p.m.
Wallintrf ord Open 10 a.m.. 2:30, 5:55 p.m. does
u. :..-, u:aii a.m.. s:au. a p.m.
Wiliimaniic 0ien 7:3d, 10 a.m., 3:30, 9:30 pjn.
aoa-.7:S. 10:30 a.m.. 4:30. 11 n.m.
Kensington Open 10:99 a.m., 2:30 p.m. Close
7:15a.m.. 2:30 D.m.
North Hsven Open 10 a.m., 2:30 p.m. Close
7:15. 10:30 a.m.. 6. 11 p.m.
Bri.lgeport-Open 7. K:S0. li a.m.. 2:30. 8:30.
0: e p.iu. Close 5:30, 9. 11:15 am., 12:302, 7:15, 11
New London Open 7:30, 10 n m, t, 5:55, 9:30
p.m. Close 7:15. 111:30 a.m., 2:30, 4:30, 11 p.m.
New Londf m Railroad Way Open 10 a.m., 8:30
p.m. Close 6 a.m., 4:3(1 p.m.
Branfonl Cuilford. Clinton Open 10 a.m., 2:30
p.m. tioseo. iu:--ua.m..4:3lf p.m.
Norwich and Eastern Conneclicut Open 7:30
a-m., S, 6, 8:30 p.m. Close 10:30 a.m 2:30, 4:30,
6 p.m.
yldence and all Rhode Island Onen 7:30.
10:30 a.m.. 3,6:30,9:30 p.m. Close 0,11:15 sum.
J", Jl p.m.
Iiewport, R. I. Open 7:30 Am., 3:30 pjn. Close
: , :io, ju:-?ia.m.. ii p.m.
New Haven and Northampton Way Open2:30,
. 9:00 p.m. Clo?" 6 Am.. 8 p.m.
O'llinsvilV. l'lcntmille. Lnionrille. gauthlng
' ton Ojx-n 1 a.m., 2:30, 9:30 p.m. Close 6, 10:30
. n.ni., o:15p.m.
i Nuupstnck Railroad Way Open 10:30 Am., 8
p."i. Cifw 9:& a.m., 5 p.m.
; Waterhury- -n 7:30, 10:30 Am., 2:30, 5:30
1 p.m. C! !:. 10:3" a.m.. 2, 5. 11 p.m.
BirminKliaiu, Ansonia and Derby Open 10:30
. a.m., 3, 5::.'-, 3 p.m. Close C, 9:30 a.m., 12:30, 5
Hfymour and Oxford Open 10:30 Am. and 8
j p.m. Close 6:30 Am., 5:15 p.m.
: Tyler Cny I Open 10:30 Am. : close 5 p.m.
j O- ange Open 10:30 Arn 9:30 p.m. dose 9:80
Am.. 5 p.m.
(io:isa:onic Railroad Way Open 2, 7 p.m. Close
; 8ii.ii)., 3 p.m.
r.n.'jt:i.? liAiiroon way-open 11:30 Am-, 9:30
p.m. i:!"wVJa.m.,Sp.m.
Connecticut Valley Road Way Open 2:30, 9:30
p.m. CItoo C Am., 2:30. 11 p.m.
Air Line Railroad WarAOnen 2:30. 9:30 n m
viue , :i3 a-m.. .ou p.m.
Durham. Clintonville
onvilleand North ford Open 10
Close 7:15 Am.. 6:15 D.m.
-iSM;-?' T.' P.
Jliddlctoa-n Open 7, 10:30 a m.. 2:30. 5:80, 9:30
,m. Close 7:15. 10,30 a m., 12:30. 6:15 11 p.m.
Danbury Open 7, 11:30 Am., 2:30,8p.m. Close
! P-- i'"?" ""A-1 11 P-m-
5:na 9. 10:30 Am.. 2. 5. 7:15. 11 D.m.
j Milford Ojien 8:30, 12 noon, 8:80, 8 p.m.
5:30. !. 11 :15 Am.. 2. 5:15 D.m.
Colchester-open 2:30, 9:30 p.m.
Close 7:15
Am.. 5:15 D.m.
West Haven Open 8:30 Am.,
Cms 8 Am.. 12:30. 6 D.m.
12:30, 7:30 p.m.
Branch Office Open 9:15, 12 noon, 4, 9:80 p.m.
Close 7:15. 9:80, 11 Am., 5 p.m.
Westville Open 9:15 Am., 1,7:80 p.m. Close
7:15, 11 a.m., 6 p.m.
North Branford and North Guilford Open 11
a.m.; close 1 p.m.
. Foreign Open at 7:80 a.m., 4:30, 7:45 pjn.
Close 5:., 9, 11:15 Am.. 18:45, 4, 7:15, 11 p.m.
Carriers leave the office at 7:10 and 11:80 am
2:80, 8:45 and 4 p.nL, making four deliveries in
the business section and three, two further out,
I according to distance from the office. Oolieo-
tions are made rrom Red street boxes nouny
from 7 Am. until 10 p.m. From Orange boxes
seven times daily, last collection at 10 p.m.
All Green boxes are opened by the carrier on
his regular trips, mlfi"ff two and three collee
lions further out.
Sunday collections from Red boxes at 4,7, 9
p.m. Orange boxes 4, 9 p.m. Green boxes 4
Money order and registered letter window
open from 8 Am. till 8 p.m.
The fees on orders in the United States are:
Orders not exceeding $10, 8 can (a: over $10 and
not exceeding $15, 10 cents; over $15 and not ex
ceeding $30, 15 cents; over $30 and not exceeding
$40, 20 cents; over $40 and not exceeding $50, 25
cents: over $50 and not exceeding $60, 30 cents;
over $00 and not exceeding $70, 85 cents; over
$70 and not exceeding $t4L 40 cents; over $80 and
and not exceeding $100, 45 centA
Postal notes are issued in amounts less than $5.
Fee for same only 8 cents, and they must be pre
sented for payment within ninety days after the
aame are Issued
i Letter postage in the United States 2 oama por
; ounce.
"Request to return" will be printed across the
end of stamped envelopes furnished by the Post,
office department wtthovt additional cost whore
such are ordered in iou not less lhaa 600.
N. D. 8PERBY, P. X.
New York, IN'ew ilavcn
and Hartford K. K.
Janaary 4, 181.
FOB NEW YORK 4:S0. 4:50, :, ftM,
7:30, 8:10, 8:30. "VI - 10: SO. 11:60 S. m
12:00, 1:30, 1:45. M, S:4S, 8:80. 4rO0,
4:30, S.SO. S:S&. e:30, .-OS, lO 8:1
Bridgeport sccommodstion), 9:10, 2:15 p.sa.
Bustdays 4:30, 4:50, 8:00 a. as., 6:00,
7:03, a:10, 8:15, :! p. m.
11:01 a-m. (daily).
00. llHBs.m, 1:05, 3:10, M p.m. 8atsvavs
!: Ought), 'iJ p-m.
IDENCE : 1 3. 7:S a. ba, U:05. sad
:16 p. an. Stoats 2:11a. am, 6:p. as.
TORE Ami NEW ENGLAND R, K- 1: avas.
(daily). p.m.
N. E R. K- M M pjn. 8mun-: ga.
Etc i:90 night, 1:30 niffct (to Hart ord),
6:40. 8-00. tl0:. "llUoi a. sn, U 04,
lt :05 to Hartford nlrl. 10, 3 00.
(:15to Hartford), &: 8:30. 16:05 p.m. Bcn
DiTS '1 JO Bight Cl: Bight to Hartford),
4:5 p.m.
Shore Line DivtsdaSL.
FOR NEW LONDON. Etc :1I mleM. Trst
1iMA.nL.-H.-14 tx:-aa Bavvrooa: aoooov
two), 1:03, 5:13, (S-.I&. OoiUord
6:53 CVr-.M D. m. Uuillord
tkxO- ScVOAVS 3:13 Bight, :53 p. am.
Air LI sis Division.
vrkn srrnrtT tr-v sm r tw wm
Leove Nrw Havra for all Ststaoos at S.-0S a m
1:23. N .:! D m. BrxaaTB 4:M o.m. Ooo-
aect at Middmowa villi Oonoertiewt Valk-y R-
K, sod at wiiumanik: triia N. Y. N. . aod
N. L.aodN. R.R.: ml TunwcvUte with Oolcfaswr
branch. Trains arriro at Sew Sana at :1S as
1:S, "7:00, 8:33 p m.
Ns-catBrlt Dlrt.losu
FOR WATERBURY and way urinris via Xa-
juncooa it:m m.
rs 00 B.m.
n rife a Division.
HARTFORD and uttwmediaM stations trains
leave New Haven at 1:22, I1.-04 a-ns. aad t 00
points this sde at 5 V, p.m.
FROM WILUAMSBURO trmla arrives at -s
sm.. 1 IB aod 8 OU p m . and from &HELBCR5E
FALLS and tuennmlislo atsuoai at i n, 4 a
aad 0:00 p-m. ,
f -. T. HKtf PKTE1 1,
Gem. Pa,
Express Trains. Local Express.
Housatonic Itoilroad.
Train ArraiiemeBt Onmmwidsf Dee.lt, I8M.
At 6:50. 8:10. SO. !0 and 1-O0 am 1 :&.:. 3
4:40, 5:35, KU, t:S5 aad 11:15 p-sn.
At 12:15. :. 7:S. . aad 11:30 ajBL, 1S:M, t:
4:0$. 4:40. 6:10. 6i. S 30 p m.
Sunday trains leave New Havra at 8:10 sven.
8: 10 snd 11:15 p.m.
Sunday trains leave A&sonia T.-30 a.m, 5 ."OP
-1 rains tor n airrmity k-avn ew Haven 4:30.
10:00. 12:0a a.m. 2:3S. 5:Si. 7:35 n.m Sundav
8:10 a. m.
The 6:5a 9:40 a.m..4:40 o.m. trains oat of New
Haven connect at Botsf ord for all points oa its
Hoosatonic R- R- and the West.
Pasaenjrera from the Housatooic R- R arrive ta
New Haven at !-:06, S:53 S.HL, 12:12, 5:18 and :36
p. m.
m M. it. Mtvuw.y
Vice Pres. and Oen. Manager.
A. W. Ptmus. Oea. rut AgrnU
Starin's New Haven Transporta
tion lane.
Every Day Rxcept Satarday.
- . ll ' fc. Leave New Haven from Slartn's
staCrocli at 10:15 o-dor p.m. TM
jllN li. ITARIN. CSDtain McAUsM-. everr
Sunday. Tuesday and Thursday. Tbe EHASTt'B
COBN1NU every Monday. Wednesday aad Fri
day. Returning, leave New York from Ver Is,
ft . re, toot ot uouruanat street, sx p.m.; us
Stann every Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
the Corning every iMindav, Turadav sad Thurs
day. Tbe only Sunday night boat Irom New
1 1 Fare, with berth In cabin, T3C-, sUUrooo l
excursion tickets i js.
Free stage leaves the depot oa arrival of
Hartford train, and from corner Church and
Chapel streets every half hour, commeocing at
c.tu u ciuu p.m.
Cmcketsaod staterooms can be wm lissed at
the Tontine hotel, at the Downes News Com
pany. ai Cbapei street, aad at Peck Bishops
02 Chapel street.
New Havea, Oonsu
CTEAS1ERS leave New Havea daily (except
O Sunday) at 10: IS a.m. and 1 o'clock mid
night. Returning, leave Peck Slip, New York, at
. I 8 and 11 p.m. Staterooms for
tr sale at reck at
at Kkaekvi
t store. Sundav I
iaay ooat mates zew uavea at
10:30 p.m. Staterooms (or latter sold at EUloct
Fare T5 cents. Bound trfn tickets S1J5 rvood
ror six nays). JAKLti 1
SSansl -IO Olive Street. Telephone 88T
Cotrpea or Hacks at any boor. Car.
' rlages furnished for weddings, fnaco
oppmg ana enures eaus;
KuKt Rock Line.
VT"OTlCE to patrons After SAtnrday. Nov. B,
Xt the regular trips to East Rock will be dis
continued. Special transportation will be fur
nlsbed to parties at any time at reasonable rales
Dy mar ire arpitration to
v n. Jttjou ni. rropnasar
wv - ... w tsts-
Xo. -11 CliurcSi Sliwte
Tlae r-ll koom-n aitd rWiaW
Room 11 HaAtntT ftt-tuincn.
Side Kutrsuicc lH.Crowu Street,
Office so arnuijeHl XhaX itt'.ir-Gls sec do ooe but
the doctor.
WhohM fttlkvd mviirinc fn ihl cixy loot
l!u4s can be consulted u his office.
Dr. Lyon's mo!dc-m tn lh trrsvtroeat of all dus
eajites fuu lta marTclfHit uid his fanM hmm
B tread ihroiiptamit the iWijrih and bread lb of tli
nitod HtAira, bemjj oprod to ail mineral and
potsoooua clruA. b has $Wce-'d cmwy aad po
tent reiwMiiais from the Teg AMhta tunrdotn oair,
and aito valuable roots, barks and iM-rtw to prv
pared to Ct'KK the roost stubborn and miracu
disnaae. OVrasumptioa, that bane erf ourmxm
dimate, ahlcll cawv so many to suocumb to its
rulbtess power, is Cl'RKD bjr Dr. Lyon, as many
tasuairalais from untmpeachsMo wttnraswa ax
test. Iypepma, Um national scourfre, whira
dooms tltotisanda to torture and miwrcT. is rout
and annihilattrad hj a resnedy diarovwred by tho
doctor. In no case yet has tiiia toMunabis ape
ctftc failed of banuiunff that painful djawwae. AD
dtf-sk- of tba Lunfra, Liner and Kjdnejrw, aa wed
asUain biJiftaara and all Impunucs of the Blood
of m liaevT name and nature, am radically aad
permanently cared in a auipristiirly short, tuna
by the doctor's unproved ineuaod of UosltneoU
- Tbe special diseases to irMeh females are sub
ject are treated with perfect auoorm by Dt.
Lyon. The doctor has made those diseases a
special study for orer a third of a century, an
his succeas has been as eratifrtna aa it baa bees
complete. Therefore all Lad tes euiferina from
anr disease incidental to their sex will
mil nna
Dr. .Lyon a true I neaa ana isuiriu pnyswCisn, ana
one who is competent to treat all those dunaaea
and effect permanent cures in the shortest possi
ble UXXM.
Who are stiff error from tbe errors of youth, lost
manhood, etc, and find themselves weakened
and debilitated, and also those suffering1 from
w-enereal diwaaes. Ir. pyon will prove to you
that he CAN and WILL. CURE YOU. Hundreds
of advertisements appear in papers with state
meats of marrekxia cures to txjut hastt to ssara
roa soxx worrauEW hkoicvwbs, wluch not only
tail, or AProamiGO rtra uuep ncKtitan. but also
not trust yourself to those leecheawho prey upon
the unfortunate, but call at once on the doctor
and you will never rerret It.
lie has success! ullr treated mora cases
of Spermatorhfea, Seminal Wealusess and
all diseasea of the (erative Organs
than any other physician Uvtnjr, and
his exoerience and BIliII avail in everr In
stance in pastoral!? the sulTerer to sound health
aad spirita. Hundreds of letters from grateful
patienta can be seen at the doctor office.
Dr. Lyon has discovered a remedy whi'&i Is a
certain cure for Dumb Ajrue, QuUs and fever
and six llalarial Com plain ta.
All letters sent to the doctor will be confide
UaUy attended to. and In NO CASE shall conn-
oence d aarsKO. v rue. u you oo not. u
persoa, deeenbinr your syniptoms and duratiasi
of tha riir-naan and medicines anontnriate to vour
case will be sent to your address, or any ad areas
you desire, by express in packages secure from
Oodsut tattoo, advice and medicine riven for
one dollar or more, sxxktding to the severity and
nawreoc me case
Office hours, 9 a.m. to t pan. Open Sunday
dTl lyoh, kew hayen. conn.
Acme Skates,
Hardened Runner.
55 Church St. On Pcstoffice.
Tbe New Haven County National
Kaw Haven. TW S lana
rpiHK animal martins; of tbe stockholders of
JL Uus bank for tos dscttnn of directors to
srrr Um ensuing yrar, will bs beM aittielr
tsaisin ( bouse on Tucisday. January li,
rota oppa inx. ii o r.ir a.m. ir. ix m.
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