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The Shack. Tea Room and Gift
Shop, Twin Lakes Open from nine
to seven (standard time). Sundays
. ten to six. Dancing every afternoon
from four to six. adv.
Mrs. J. E. Rhoades, Mrs. Albert
Barnes, Frederick and Elizabeth
Barnes, Mrs. S. G. Camp and Doug
las Adam motored to the Ashokan
reservoir Thursday.
Grant Carter is home from
"Waterbury for a few days.
. Miss Frances Freeman is with' her
"brother, Howell, at the shore near
New Haven.
The summer session of the Clar
ence White school of photography
closed Saturday.
Rev. D. D. Birnie of Washington,
D. C, who has a summer home at
Taconic, will preach in Pilgrim
church Sunday morning.
A. W. Herbst of New York spent
-the week-end in town.
Miss Mary Collins of Hartford)
spent the week-end with her mother
at her home here. . .
' Mr. and Mrs. David Roger have
xnoved into their new home on
; HaUroad street.
The New England Body company
lias completed the first automobile
1oHv. the manufacture of which - it
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m.AvaAa n An sin YtfnRivp scale.
Miss May Lorraine of Falrview
'Hospital, Great Barrington, is
spending her vacation at E. R. Lor
rain's. '
Peabody uptomeinat win ue w
, John O'Brien's, Canaan, Sept. 2
And 3. adv. ' i
E. A. Brewer and family leit
Tuesday of last week for Pittsfield,
where they will make their home.
Miss Amy Lansing of Great Bar
rington spent Monday and Tuesday
at W. J. Hatmaker's.
Rev. E. C. Gillette and family
have returned to Plainville after a
month's vacation spent at their Twin
.Lakes cottage.
Francis Place is spending a few
lays with relatives in Millerton.
Misses Catherine and Elizabeth
Barratt spent the week-end at H. F.
T?nKQ'o xnttoorp nt Take Garfield.
.X'v &lV w v vw w - -
Mrs. Chas. Adam is visiting Mrs.
J. H. Lansing in Great Barrington.
Miss Ruth Hatmaker spent the
-week-end at J. H. Lansing's in Great
Miss Roxanna Stevens celebrated
her eighty-first l birthday Wednes-,
day, August 28th. She was well)
remembered by various friends.
Miss Ruth Grinnell. a former tea-;
cher at the Sodom school, returned
to Waterbury the first of the week,
after visiting at Frank Goodwin's.
Clarence Adams has been nomc
from Hartford.
Misses Ellen and Katherine Hamer
of North Adams, Mass., visited Mrs.
Ifced Brewer at Twin Lakes the last
of the week.
T. Gordon Bonallo and son of
Poughkeepsie, N. Y. visited at C. F.
Roberts' last week.
Esther chapter, O. E. S. held their
iirst meeting Wednesday evening,
Sept. 1.
Mercantile Bill Holders, just the
thing for filing at The Canaan
Printing Company.
Owen Sweeney and daughter of
Canada are visiting at the home of
Tiis brother, Daniel Sweeney.
Mrs. C. A. Lindell has been visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. G. M. Brewer
in Pittsfield, Mass.
Master Arthur Brewer has been
-very ill the past week.
Master James and Raymond
Mather are visiting their aunt, Mrs.
A. R. McPherson in Winsted.
Misses Ellen Lindell and Gladys
Ball are .visiting Mr. and Mrs.
George Hall in Waterville.
Miss Nellie Leybolt and friends
irom Washingtonville, N. Y., called
on Mrs. E. R. Laffargue last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Stowe and
little daughter spent Sunday at the
home of Mrs. Stowe's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Gilbert Fitch.
The Misses Ruth and Winifred
Pitch are spending a few days at the
liome of their sister, Mrs. Wilbur
Stowe in Kent.
Clifford J. Hotchkiss and Earl
Page who have been camping at
Twin Lakes during the month of
August returned to their homes in
Waterville on Saturday.
Let me sell your farm. H. V.
Johnson, 'JVinsted. adv.
Winsted Flower Shop Roses, Car
nations, etc. for any occasion. Tele
phone 560-2. adv.
William F. Partridge and John J.
Lee of Rockville were guests of the
Misses Ferguson Sunday.
Mrs. George Scott of New Haven
is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Bullard of Poughkeepsie,
N. Y., George Bullard and daughter,
Mrs. Leland Picknor, of Lansing,
Mich., were guests of the Misses
Granger Saturday.
, Charles Rodemeyer of Torrington
is visiting friends in town.
Arthur Baldwin spent Tuesday in
Ameniaj N. Y.
Clamps for Pencil Sharpeners at
The Canaan Printing Company.
White Shoes, Oxfords and Pumps
at 20 per cent discount at Parsons'
Store. adv.
Miss Lillian Parsons is visiting
friends in Mount Vernon, N. Y.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hester and
daughter Elsie have been spending a
few days in Poughkeepsie.
Miss Woodin of Pittsfield spent
Friday with Mrs. Charles Laffargue.
Mrs. H. R. Whitford of Milford
is visiting at Rufus H. Whitford's.
Mrs. George Heffernan spent Mon
day in Hartford.
Miss Margaret Collins of Hart
ford is spending a two week's vac:v
tion at her home here.
Mrs. Robert Neal and sons of
Florida, . who have been spending
several weeMs with Miss Lillie Brown
left Monday for Philadelphia.
Mrs. Goyam Borg has been spend
ing a few days in Great Barrington,
Mrs. David Proper of Glencoe
Mills, N. Y., is visiting the Misses
Frank Goodwin.
Miss Lillie Brown is taking two
weeks' vacation from G. L. Parsons
& Son's store,' and is visiting her
sister, Mrs) Weston M. Barnes in
Philadelphia, Pa.
. The woman's auxiliary of Christ
church held its monthly meeting at
the parish-house Wednesday after
noon, Sept. 1, at 2 o'clock, standard
Miss Leota Wigeleaworth of
Watertown is visiting Miss Naomi
1 H. V. Johnson has sold Mrs.
Mattie Davis' farm on the Clayton
road to A. D. Perkins of Brooklyn,
N. Y.
Auction posters printed at The
Canaan Printing Company.
Mrs. Leota Wigglesworth spent
Sunday in town with friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Meade: have
moved into the rooms vacated by
David Roger in the Canfield block.
Mrs. S. J. Hamm, Mrs. G. . W.
PaTFons, Miss Hawkins and M;ss
Reichold spent Tuesday in Pitts
field. Earl Coons, jr., is confined to his
home with the chicken pox.
Miss Mary Selleck is caring for
Mrs. Fred Preston in Norfolk.
' Francis Place has resigned his
position at Dempsey's drug store and
is spending the week with relatives
in Stanfordville, N. Y.
Mr. and Mrs. James Denning and
children have returned to Peekskill,
N. Y. after spending ten days with
Miss Elizabeth Fitzgerald.,
The Ladies' Catholic Club will
meet with Mrs. Geo. Heffernan
Thursday afternoon.
The people of St. Joseph's parish
are planning to hold, a sale at the
town hall October 13th.
The many friends of Michael Mc
Cormick will be saddened to learn
that he is seriously ill at his .home on
Barlow street. ,
Mr. and ' Mrs. F. R. Collin and
Mr. and Mrs. George S. Fuller have
returned from a trip through the
A number from here attended the
races at Cherry Park on Wednes
day. Miss Elizabeth Fitzgerald is. visit
ing relatives in Hartford for a few
Rev. and Mrs. A. Karl Skinner
have returned from New Hampshire
where they spent the past month.
Miss Margaret McGuire is enjoy
ing a two week's vacation from her
duties at Central, and is visiting
friends in New Haven and South
Supervisor of Schools, W. M.
Teague has been entertaining May-
nard Jordan, an instructor in the
University of Maine, who has been
spending the summer at the Yerkes
Observatory in Wisconsin, in special
study in his line, astronomy.
Miss Mathilde Hawkins of New
Haven, who has been spending the
past three weeks at Church Terrace,
returned home yesterday. Miss
Hawkins is one of the secretaries of
the Y. W. C. A. in New Haven.
Mrs. Anna R. Parsons is visiting
her brother, Henry Rudge in Great
The Twin Lakes Vesper Service
will be held next Sunday evening at
Judge Roraback's cottage at 7 o'clock
(daylight saving time). Rev. James
Grant of New Haven will conduct
the service.
Rev. A. T. Roraback and family,
who have spent the summer at their
Cottage at Twin Lakes, returned to
Brooklyn, N. Y. on Wednesday.
Beautiful house and street
dresses of Voile, Lawn, and Ging
ham, one fifth off former prices at
Parsons' Store. adv.
Mrs. A. J. Howell and granddaugh
ter, Marian Howell of Salt Point,
N. Y. visited at Ralph Stanton's last
Mr. and Mrs. William Darling of
PNew Haven are visiting Mrs. L.
Augustus Caldwell.
Mrs. C. F. Roberts is visiting
her father, J. R. Eggleston in
Call on us if you are looking for
pantry shelf paper. The Canaan
Printing Company.
History Records Many Instances
Men Who Rose Superior to Ad
verse Circumstances.
Failure is not a pleasant word, and
It Is not a safe word to use, for you
can never be sure. Many a man who
has been called a failure even by his
friends has turned out to be unusu
ally successful, as the Rev. John T.
Farls In the Christian Endeavor
World shows by the following ex
ample: When Sir Henry Bessemer was a
young man he perfected a plan for
using revenue stamps that promised
to save the British government large
sums, and he was promised a com
fortable position In the employ of the
government. Then a flaw was re
vealed In his stamp plan, and the
easy position slipped from his grasp.
Although he had failed, he did not
lose courage. Within a few years he
Invented the process of making steel
that made his name famous and prov
ed of incalculable benefit to the world.
When Stephen GIrard was twenty
six years old, he was the successful
captain of a merchant vessel sailing
from French ports to the West Indies.
But In May, 1776, storm and fog drove
him into Delaware bay, and the Brit
ish fleet prevented his escaping. He
landed at Philadelphia, a captain with
out a ship, a seamen who could not
leave the land. But within two years
he was an American citizen, and with
in fifteen years he was the Leading
shipowner in Philadelphia. Thirty-six
years later he became his country's
bank during the war of 1812, and,
when after the war only $20,000 was
subscribed to a $5,000,000 loan, he
stepped into the breach and subscribed
for the rest.
Phillips Brooks first work after
graduating from Harvard college was
school-teaching. He enjoyed it and
dreamed of success ; but he found that
he was not able to control the lively
boys under his charge. The difficul
ties grew, and he resigned his posi
tion. The head master, when speak
ing of the successor he hoped to se
cure, very ungraciously said that any
change, no matter what, could hardly
fall to be for the better. Six months
after his resignation Brooks entered
the theological seminary, and three
years later he began his career In
the pulpit that made him famous.
Failure succeeded failure in Abra
ham Lincoln's life; yet every one of
the seeming failures had Its part in
making the man. When he failed
as a shopkeeper, the failure brought
out the deep-seated honesty that won
for him the confidence and the affec
tion of those who knew him. He
thought of learning the blacksmith's
trade, and even after he had com
mitted himself to being a lawyer he
thought he might perhaps do bette?
as a carpenter. Several times he was
defeated when he asked the favor of
the people at the polls, but after each
defeat he was stronger as a man and
more popular with the voters.
Bite of This Insect Is Far Differ
ent From That of Other
' Little Pests.
It Breeds in Accumulations of Various
Kinds of Vegetable Matter and
Also in Manure Spraying
Is Not Satisfactory.
(Prepared by the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture.)
The acute pain produced by the bite
of the stable fly brings to any man a
sudden realization that this biting in
sect is pointedly different from the
house fly or typhoid fly, although
hitherto his opinion may have been
that the two were Identical.
Cause Heavy Losses.
At times this fly becomes excessive
ly abundant aiid occasions heavy
losses among nearly all classes of live
stock. Year in and year out it is a
source of great annoyance, especially
to horses and cattle, and is an all-too-common
and persistent pest.
The adult stable fly resembles the
house fly, but Is slightly broader and
feeds principally on the blood of ani
mals, which it draws with Its long,
piercing mouth parts. It breeds in ac
cumulations of various kinds of veg
etable matter and also In manure, es
pecially when the latter is mixed with
straw. When straw stacks become wet
Adult Female Stable Fly, Showing
Body Enlarged With Blood.
soon after thrashing the flies breed in
the decaying straw, and It is this set
of conditions which produces the se
vere outbreaks.
f -r " - ' s
M. E. Church, ttots
Eastern Standard Time
There will be no preaching
vices next Sunday.
Sabbath School will meet
usual at 10:45 a. m.
Epworth League services will also
De omiuea.
Ancirnt D'nm :r'i!.
Diamonds were known and worn ns
Jewels In India ".() 0 y.nrs i-n and
used us cutters and gravers .".(Xi; years
Store Fixtures
For Sale
One 1-horse delivery wagon,
1 pair light bob sleighs, 1
American meat slicing ma
chine, one 8 compartment
glass fruit case, 1 small coun
ter show case, 1 4-hole Alaska
refrigerator, 2 adjustable dis
play tables, wood and galvan
ized measures, 2,' 4, 8 and 16
quart, one 15 foot 30 inch oak
top counter, 1 Marvin safe
with six inch wall, 1 quarter
ed oak standing desk, 6 foot,
lNational Acct. Register 180
accounts, 1 platform scales,
display jars, etc., 1 5-ft. dis
play table, 1 10-ft. display
table, 2 12-ft. display tables,
1 14-ft. display table. ,
Canaan Mercantile Co.
A. W. Holsapple
Tel. 145-12 Canaan, Conn.
to Buy
Cut Flowers, Potted Plants,
Funeral Work at
Shaw's Plant Shop
Canaan, Conn. Tel. 96-5
Men's And Boys'
Outfitters !
Everything in Clothing
and Furnishings at
Right Prices.
Canaan, Conn.
Have Arrived !
Two sizes 9 and llin.
I Booklets and 1
I Circulars will I
Sell lour Goods
Come to Jf
fhe Oaklapd Sensible Six
Automobile Accessories and Supplies
Fall Village, - - Conn.
The A. P. Manager Says :
This week, may we hand you
win uc per uoien. inai ougnt
U pie and lemonade.
A. & P. Flour as good a bread flour as you can buy for $1.90
per sack.
And say you want to try the new line of candy we are putl
ting in stock lately. Dandy quality at a price that is actually
For your salads, begin using the A. & P. Olive Oil. This is a
fancy Spanish Olivet Oil and we recommend it to the most exacting
tastes. Quart, pints or half pints in cans. And the price is low.
P. S. Plenty of paraffine in pound packages for sealing your
preserves 17c a pound.
ioaoionoi loxaoi ion
SEPTEMBER 6, 7, 8 and 9, Opening Labor Day
The best racing in eastern New York. Nearly 100 entries in
nine races. Airplane" flights daily, Hawaiian singing orchestra, big
midway, grange exhibits, farm bureau exhibit. A larger poultry
show than at airy other county fair in the state. Large displays of
live stock, agricultural products, fruit, flowers, school work, Wom
en's handiwork, agricultural implements, etc. Spelling Bee Monday.
Governor Smith speaks Monday or Wednesday. Live stock auction
Wednesday at eleven o'clock. Grange day Thursday with addresses
by C. M. Gardner of Springfield, Mass. and S. L. Striving of
Castile, N. Y.
Castile, N. Y. . j
Chajnberlaip's Gash Store
Girl's School Dresses !
Made of good quality gingham 8 to 14: g
yrs. an S&.UX quality.
All summer Underwear now 20 off p
regular price.
Childrcns school stockings best mon
ey can buy 49c. pr.
u'rrii Oil vwrh's. j
n it:1!i..! fn.iii umiiipi of red i
trees I'm h-n found t h valu- ,
Mo for tvovt-r'iv: llvoi from pul
wr'aod ore !y tin flof;itlnt. process.
Whit ii.mrt.
Albion White Wnml tho ancient !
name of Britain wns prohnhly slven
to It by the Gauls, on nccount of the
white cliffs on the twvithent c is.
News Advertisements DO PAY.
not Itmon, but torn Umon
to induce you to try more lemon
at $3.08
Cau for GladntM.
Helen hod not seen her granoV
mother since the child was a wee tot.
Grandma came to them on a visit and
proved to be quite young looking
atyllah. After greetings were orr
Helen, standing at a distance, looked
at her crnndDarent and armrnlilnrlv
"Grandma, I is so glad you
o full of youngness."
Advertise It pays.

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