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NEW 1TAVEN MORNING JOURNAL ANDCOUIMER THURSDAY- NOVEMBER 29 1894.
AMOSQ TUB BERKSHIRE BILLS. IlttsBald Not.. Thriving Daltoa-H.w Villa at Lasoxi PUUnfltd, Mail, Nov. 17, 1894. ft vlalt 'to the' Berkablr region, it delightful In maimer, In the fall ot the year, with Its blue ikies, bracing atmosphere and Indian summer rest fulness, charming. Southward from Plttifield, a mile or so, just off. the Lenox road, rises a spur of South Mountain, somewhat higher than our own East Rock. A new roadway has been constructed through the fields, which leads with easy grade to the summit, where the visitor finds spread before him a magnificent panorama of scenery. Looking north, the city ot Plttsfleld appears central In an amphi theater ot hills,. with branches of the head-waters of the Houaatonic river embracing It. At the 'right shines Melville lake, upon whose borders the poetHolmes once dwelt, his beautiful country home being at present the res idence of Mr. William Pollock. Just beyond He Silver lake and Goodrich pond, the emerald surfaces of which brighten the way leading to pretty Dalton, lying In a cleft of the Hoosac range of bills at the northeast. Taw ny Greylock rears his head, twenty miles away, to the northward; and be- yond stretch the hills forming the boundary between Berkshire and Franklin counties, while past the birth-place of the poet Bryant they carry the eye nearly thirty miles to the Vermont line. Northwest, Potter Mountain, of the Taghconio range, stands above all neighboring heights, and locates the .talked of new route of the Boston and Albany railway to the city last named, lessening the distance some eighteen miles, when its heart shall have been pierced by a proposed tunnel. Before you. In the vale, near where the Consolidated road's trains cross a country road, stands an em bowered cottage, the legendary home of Holmes' creation, "Elsie Venner.' The novelist, Herman Melville, is said to have penned some of his tales near the lake bearing his name long before he became an employe in the New York custom house. The large and well preserved Plunket mansion, on East street, contained the real clock upon which Longfellow baaed his fa mous poem, "The Clock on the Stairs." Near by, Rose Terry Cooke, in recent years, indited many of her interesting sketches, and here she closed her life. Across the way Parson Todd prepared his "Lectures to Young Men," and edl fled his hearers from the desk of the First Congregational church, at pres ent occupied by Dr. Davis. In Lanes- borough, the next town north, lived Shaw, the "Josh Billings" Almanacs man, and in the country graveyard, within sight of the passer-by, is his grave. Adjacent to the city are extensive farms, such aa-the Allen, Milton, Ben edict, Valentine and Walker farms, upon which are costly houses and farm .buildings, the owners of which Indulge their agricultural tastes with various crops, blooded cattle and other inter ests pertaining to husbandry. The Valentine and Walker estates border upon the beautiful Onota lake, upon its eastern and western shores; while southward is an upland farm region, traversed by West street, one of the excellent thoroughfares leading out from the cltv. The bulldine trade is brisk, lumber and materials being moderate in price. Burbahk Park, comprising a large tract of land upon an elevation over looking Lake Onota and the city, a gift of the late Abraham Burbank, is destined to prove one of the attrac tions of this city. A newly constructed road, with hardened surface, extends from Pitts field to Dalton, five miles distant. Here are located large mills, which have made the names of Crane and Weston famous throughout' our land in connection with the fine writing and book papers which they produce. A , large new brick structure, replacing one burned down a few years since, from whose roof floats the national en sign, indicates the place where are made fine papers used by Uncle Sam for curreney and official purposes, which are manufactured under his su pervision. The mansion houses of Lieutenant-Governor Weston . and the Messrs. Crane are elegant and costly. New buildings have greatly increased of late; four churches, handsome, commodious structures, .two of stone and two of brick, are among the num ber. At Lenox, the church where Dr. C. H. Parkhurst, of 1 New York renown, was 'preacher for" seven years, still bears Its Fanny Kemble clock dialv al though the clock itself, like the donor, is now done with. time. It stands upon a commanding elevation at the north end of the broad avenue ' constituting the main street of the place, while the parsonage, one of four built, within one year, recently, stands half way down the hill in amicable relation with its next door neighbor, the house of the Roman Catholic parish priest. At a point in the rear of the church a fine ly constructed winding driveway leads to the rear of Mr. W. K. Jesup's newly erected home. Here is a sightly ; location; the house is unique, being ' built of boulder stones from this vicin ity which are o laid-that-the outer t surfaces of the walls show 'no tool marks,; The slightly" concave ' front ' faces an extensive stretch of country, with its congregation of hills, extend ing, past Bear Mountain, in Stock bridge, on to JBJgremont,' in the south western corner - of ' the state. The house (tad barn have each an "eye brow" '.in the roof, which produces a peculiar architectural effect In- the fall of the year the beauty of this re gion is enhanced by the abundance of non-deciduous trees which thrive here. . The diversity of .'landscape gives to each property1 a distinctive character, and furnishes ample scope for the dis play of constructive tastes. " 1 The costly house of Mr. A. P. Stokes, representing a million or more of dol lars, with its' village of farm buildings, is situated a couple of miles west -of the center, upon the southern slope 'of , a commanding elevation. Directly in front, a half mile oft, the famous lake ' known, as Stockbridge Bowl, now called Mahkenac, lies like a beautiful oval -mirror; while, a mile or so dis . tant the Taconlo range of hills' stretch V .es along the western horiion.- The en lire property, reaching the lake and acres In extent. A sixty thousand dol lar .reservoir, extensive green-houses and ' handsome boat-house constitute some of Its Improvements. The im mense building, with tall forest trees In the background, with Its great ga bles and lofty cupolas, presents a very Impressive appearance. Fifteen chimney stacks rise from the roof, and a front section, ot handsome light granite, with a grand bay window, has the architectural beauty of a palace front. To pass around the house one must traverse a thousand feet. The great pile seems in harmony with the grandeur of its natural surroundings. In the same section of the town, oc cupying an elevation, beautifully pre pared by nature herself, with the ground sloping gently In every direc tion, Is the elegant residence of Mr. Henry H. Cooke. The house Is built of fine yellow colored pressed brick, hav ing a main building, with several large square windows In its front, supported on either side by magnificent wings, having extensive ' porches with colon nades, and extending a considerable distance to the rear. The whole struc ture makes a most symmetrical sur mounting of the wide-spreading lawns, from the midst of which it rises. Mr. Cooke has among his possessions a large lake, a running brook, a pine tree grove eight or ten acres In extent, and a beautiful grove of hickory trees. The superintendent's house, together with the farm buildings, complete in their appointments, are located an eighth of a mile from the family man sion. The entrance and exit, the lodge and fences, all exhibit much taste and the place Is one of the most attractive here. Mr. John Sloane is making - at "Beecher Hill" great changes; his farm buildings alone are to cost some sixty thousand dollars. John E. Par sons, the noted New York lawyer, who owns a great tract of land, is enlarg ing his already large house, while Mr. W. D. Sloane is making additions to his great villa residence. On the Stockbridge road, midway be tween these fine properties, IS seen the site of Hawthorne's residence. The little one-story red house, burned down a few years ago, was si'uated close to the roadway, on the rim of a stretch of broad meadow land, which reaches down to the edge of the "Stockbridge Bowl." Here "Tangle- wood Tales" and "House of Seven Ga bles" were written. In the Athenaeum Library building, at Plttsfleld, is the old-fashioned wri ting desk which he used. In the book case portion, on opening the solid doors, is seen two portraits of the cel ebrated author; one is from the origl nal negative, by Mayall, London, May 19, 1860, and the other Is an engraving, by T. Coles, which Is framed by wood from a window casing of the Lenox re treat, and presented by the Century company. There Is also a photograph of the cottage taken ln May, 1890, the month before Its destruction by fire. It is said that he used to walk to Len ox, two miles distant, for his mail, and that he was regarded by his neighbors as very uncommunicative. To-day the street fence, of narrow weather beat en boards, with small and larger gate, Is about the only indication of any habitation having ever occupied the spot F.W.J. S, Thanksgiving-Day Gowns. From Harper's Bazar. The good old fashVn of family reun ions on Thanksgiving day will be very general this year, and is modernized somewhat by people of wealth who keep their country houses open and en tertain large house parties, who add in many ways to the gaieties of the neighborhood in the lovely autumn" weather. . For these holiday gatherings in the country nothing could be more appro priate than the high-necked dinner gowns that are so much in vogue this season. These may he merely a waist of chiffon, of Liberty satin, or of silk, with a skirt of darker silk, or perhaps black satin or peau de sole; but there is something effective in a complete dress of one material. Such gowns are made of the new striped silks of a light color out of which seem to "rise stripes of black moire. Quarter-inch bayadere stripes make up charmingly In turquoise blue .with black moire stripes. A dress of this silk, made to be worn at a country-house dinner in New England, has the high waist hooked behind, and the whole gown oVer a pink silk lining. The top of the front la white chiffon aecordeon-pleat-ed over white satin, extending low on the left side. The right side, is cov ered diagonally to the shoulders in folds of the striped silk holding a sin gle rever of white gros grain thickly dotted With very small spangles. A feature of this pretty waist is six small stiffly folded bows of the stripes lined with white and silver, and each caught by a 'ball of silver,' going "straight down the front and tapering to a wide bias, belt of-the striped 'silk. The col lar, giving a contrast of. color, is of rose miroir ' velvet,"1 with points of the velvet on the side, instead of choux, The plain skirt, tour yards and a half wide, has three folds in the back, held in place by three little bows 'on each side quite near the top. For more elderly matrons, . as the hostess receiving her sons. and daugh ters, are handsome gowns of , black peau de sole made with a moderately wide skirt, well cut, and entirely un triromed. Very silky black crepon is sometimes ' preferred to silk of any kind, while -others use black -. satin. The slightly. pointed waist of -the ma terial is draped in Nfront with black chiffon or. a . becoming color, ; and is completed by a Jarge .collar' -of white lace that is appropriate for the ma tron, though much worn by young wo men also.. The sleeves are the prevail ing glgots. :'-t:i-:,fc;' For . the . dancing, dresses of young women guests at a house party a full skirt ot white silk or satin' well serves as the foundation of various toilettes. A girl returning from Barls brought four waists to .wear with a single white satin skirt One of these was of pink chiffon, i another of miroir velvet i of palest turquoise blue, a third of chine silk in which Nils green prevailed, and a fourth entirely of white chiffon. All of these except the latter were high In the necK wivn inres-qusner neeveav WILL NOT BE A TOTAL LOSS. THE NEW HAVES HLHOOSKB AXXIS J, tARUKK ' At Corofl -Id Point Tb. VumI Lying Eur Upon MimI txprctwl to I'Uwt at High Tido flood PnwpMt or !( Her. Saybrook Point, Nov. 2!. The schooner Annie J. Pardee of New Ha ven, aground In the west end, ot Corn field Point shoal, will probably not be a loss, tt sensationally reported yesterday afternoon. The vessel lies In an easy position and at dark to-night the captain of the vessel had set no signals of distress, and apparently was simply waiting for a high tide to float him. The shooner ran aground owing to the exceedingly low tide on the shoal, and because she was at the same time to the northward ot her course. The shoal is sand and the schooner Is not Injured. The sea Is sharp from the northwest, but Is not sufficient to pound the Pardee. She Is In no danger as long as the wind continues In Its present direction. It Is expected she will come off on the tide which Is high at 10 o'clock to-night It is possible the strong wind may keep the tide down, in which case the vessel will not float until It subsides. Tugs were sent to the assistance of the stranded schooner to-day, but could be of no use, as they could not approach the shoal water. To all appearances at dark Captain Crosby, who is In com mand, had no fears for his vessel and he and his crew were In no danger. The schooner Is a three-master and bound to Boston. She Is loaded with 1,000 tons ot coal. On board the vessel are the captain and his nine men. The schooner is owned principally by Frank W. Benedict of Benedict, Downs & Co., New Haven. She Is valued at about $20,000 and is one of the largest vessels sailing from this port. She Is In the coal trade and sails be tween points on the coast. She started from Georgetown several days ago with a large cargo for a well known Boston firm. In the- heavy wind which has pre vailed for the last two days she was driven In on the bar where she was soon sighted. The Pardee was built In Bath, Me., in 1882, and has been In the coast trade ever since. The cargo is insured. There is no insurance on the vessel. Lat ' r Fi ur nf the rew Reported Drowned Lyme, Nov. 28. A dispatch received here from Saybrook late to-night says that four of the crew of the schooner Annie J. Pardee of New Haven, ashore on Cornfield shoals, have been drown ed. Three others are clinging to the rigging. The weather is extremely cold and the men are believed to be suffering terribly In the rigging. Communication from New Haven with Saybrook Point is cut oft late to night and the stpry of the loss of the four sailors as. reported in the dispatch received at Lyme canot be confirmed. POPPING CORN Old Rice Corn, Warranted, 6c per lb, 5 lbs 25c; $4 per 100 lbs, by the bbl. FRANK S. PLATT, 374 AND 376 STATE STREET. YOUR CHRISTMAS AS WELL as your THANKSGIVING DINNER Will not be complete unless you have ROOT'S QUAKER BREAD. Most nutritious and palatable, and endorsed and highly. reoommended ' ' by'tbemedloalfaoulty. ".':'-, Thousands say it 1b the most delloious and healthful bread ever introduced to .. - , s the New Haven publics. Made by the original prooess at Roof sBakery; 859 Grand Avenue " . BE StTKE ANfj Ask your grocer foil ROOT'S QUAKER BREAD. I - t3T Libel on each loaf. 9 1 ' steam or Driven First-class - cited. aeieotrr ) Steam V ? fcravoalr Conf-dn''H''. The souvenir Confederate badge, which was worn by Major Graham Daves of Newbern, N. C, at the un veiling of the Fifteenth Connecticut monument, November 11 hat been re ceived In this city and will be highly valued on account of he association. Major Daves was In the Confederate army during the war, entering the ser vice as adjutant of the Second North Carolina Infantry. Subsequently he was on general stall duty and held the rank ot assistant adjutant-general at the clots ot the war. He graduated from Trinity college In thlt city In 1857 and Is a brother ot Professor Daves, who was connected with the Trinity faculty prior to the war. Major Daves was particularly attentive to the Fif teenth regiment representatives during the visit In Newbern, and spared no paint in the effort to contribute to their pleasure and enjoyment His courte sies will long be remembered by the northern men who were the recipients ot his generous attentions. Hartford Times. EI1PEROR CHARLES II. Accompanied by half the nobil ity of Austria, went to the Carls bad Springs for the recovery of his health. Six thousand six hundred horses, so the town rec ords say, were necessary to con vey the company to the place. The virtues of the water is as great at the present day as it was in the time of Charles II., and although the expense attached to a journey thither is not as great now as it was then, we are not all wealthy enough to undertake it. For such the virtue of the Carlsbad Spring is extracted. The Carlsbad Sprudel Salt, ob tained by evaporation, containing all the solid constituents of the water, can be obtained at every drug store. It is the very best remedy for catarrh of the stomach, constipa tion, liver and kidney troubles, gout, rheumatism, etc. Be sure to obtain the genuine imported article, which must have the sig nature of "Eisner & Mendelson Co., Sole Agents, New York," on every package. , , AND COM POPPERS. HEAT YOUR HOUSE WITH 'THE CELERBATBD Uahony Boiler. Hot Water, Direct or Indlreot Radiation, s ALSO, HOT AIR FURNACES. Wells' a specialty. Engineers' Snnnuei. work guaranteed. ' Factory work soli- Personal attention given to modernizing piumDings. r i. -Vji SHE AH ATT & GROAKK litter and Plumbers. .aMephon 4043 - 285 and 287 statt street , Has Upset the old ideas, and revolutionized cooking What? COTTOLENE. Why? Because it is clean, pure, healthful, economi cal, and makes the most delicate and delicious food. 5 lbs. of Cottolene equals 7 i lbs. of lard, saving Yi tne cost, uei me genuine, with trade mark steer's head in cotton-plant wreath on every pail. Made only by CHICAGO, and fro4M Kxcktup, R. I., iCt Sttt. WINTER SHOES. Ladies' calf skin boots are the test winter shoes for general street use. They offer good protection against cold, are reasonably waterproof and serviceable. The Ladies' Calf Skin we offer for four-fifty are made on razor toe lasts , and we guarantee them satisfactory in every respect A bargain in Children's Calf Button Uoots made last season (but worth $2.25. The New Haven 842-846 Chapel Street, New Haven, Conn. THREE CARLOADS OF ' CHAMBER SUITES Arrived last week. Watch our Chapel Street Win dow for Special Bargains daily. Our Fall line of Carpets is far ahead of anything ever before exhibited in the city. Prices so low they will surprise you. Parlor Suites, Easy Chairs, Couches our own manufacture ; come and see them. Choice lines of .Rugs, Mats, Shades, Lace Cur tains, Draperies, Paper Hangings, etc. Largest and Leading Low Priced Housefurnishing Store in the city. H. B. ARMSTRONG & CO., 6897 Orange Street and 780 Chapel Street. Revolution in THE SPRINGFIELD ol StawSra MONARCH Your choice of RimsandTires Gall and See . Them SgT Bdanto Clait I Jscisa ' State 56 it, Boatoa, Button and Lace that not harmed) ; price $1.50, Shoe Company, House Heating. What the telegraph, telephone and phonograph have accomplished in their respective lines, the , Springfield 0oil Bpiier. Has done in house heating Worked a revolution, v : ' ' ; Steam or hot water is the method to day, and the Springfield Coil Boiler in the boiler. v., Easy to operate ; clean; non-explosive ;. cheapest ; produces more heat with a given amount of coal than any heater sold. 1 V! - CIBCULARS, BTO., FREE. : ' COIL BOILER CO., 66-S8 TAYLOR STBEET, SPRINGFIELD, MASS. BICYCLES. Highest Grade. ' 25 Pounds. torts 294 286 298 State strest n H & 0. IIIHStllllt IEISI OP CLOAKS. Wc ofl"e r to Cloak epicures a course dinner of 75 varieties of all the delicacies of styles, ma terial and prices. The Cloaks are served to us on "European plan." That is, they have been made "to our order," yet, like a " table d note dinner, we give you a A Great Deal for Your Money That no where else are such splendid values being offered is evidenced by our always crowded Cloak Room. IN Fur, Plush and Cloth Capes, Ladies' and Misses' Coats. AND Chiildren's and Infants' Cloaks. We have a grand assortment of Coats for the "little ones," from 1 year to 14. Capes, Tam O Shanters, Leg gins, Worsted Sacques, Mittens, Hosiery and Underwear to com plete an entire outfit. Ever try our Men's and La dies' 98c Kid Gloves ? Best in the city at the price. Do you buy Corsets of us ? Silk and Lace Novelties for Neck adornment. Fur Scarfs and Muffs for com fort. Warm, comfortable Under wear at more comfortable prices WM. FRNK & CO., 781-783 Chapel street. District of New Haven, ss. Probate Court, November SJtli, 18W. f INSTATE of ELLEN A. 8PEKBY of Oransra, i In said district, an incompetent perron. Upon the application of said Incompetent DerRon. Dravinur lor the removal of her con servator and tlio restoration to her of what remains or her estate, as per application on flic more fully appears, It is ORDERED That said application be heard and determined at a Probate Court to be hehl at.New Haven.ln said district, on tne 1st day or December, A. I). 18M, at 10 o'clock in the for. noon, and that notice bo given of the pend ency of said application and the time and place of hearing thereon, by publishing the mn three times in some newspaper having a circulation in said district, and by leaving a true and attested copy or tins oruer or notioo with or at the usual place of abode of Elliot H. Morse, conservator of said ward. ly the court, nS7 3t TIMOTHY F. CALLAHAN, Clerk. lhe beet for Driveways, Collar and Shop floors. Copings, and all kinds of ; Artificial Stone Work. Estimates furnished by The Manufacturers, C. D. RdBHSOH & CO., mySOtf 44 8 STATE STREET. M ail Winter ifillinery. 1132 Chapel Street, Second door above York street. A large, handsome and varied assort. meut of Millinery Trimmings. Special styles in Felt Hats. Artistically Trimmed Hats and Bonnet, Mourning Bonnets and Hats a specialty. Hiss A. V. Byrnes, 1132 CHAPEL STREET, Second door above York street. SPECIAL COMMITTEE Revision of the City Charter. THE Special Committee to whom has boen referred the report of the Cominlssiou on tue ucvimOti oc ine uan-ui ui m New Haven will (five FUBUC HEAHING& la the chiuaber ol the Hoard of AWermeu, City Hall, on Tuesday evening, November 2Itn, and on Wednesday evening, November Stitn. The subjeots to be considered at tUeso Tuesday evontnir, November SItn Xht Commissions and Common Council. Wednesday evening, nuvoiuuci Consolidation or the lWn. City and School Governments. The bearings will commence promptly at 7:30 o'clock. ..... , All pers ins Interested in the foregoing are ho.ahv niiHrinri t-H nnnpAr nnd be heard there on witnont further notloe. JOHK (JURRIEB UAM.AOHKB, vaairmuu. Alt St: EDWAHD A. STBEKT, V nS7 Assistant City Clerk. EROI THE CHOICEST. Table Raisins, y Oranges, Malaga G-rapes, Nuts, Crystallized Fruits and ' Salted Almonds, : Carefully prepared and always freslv GILBERT & THOMPSON. '