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wlittlier It U bound round bit bat I or der b pMttl blmiulf agalnd other per onillng Itkn, I tin nnatil tony. Out thing, Iinwefrr, It aura: anyone by i Hik ing tobiihcai) can aeeat aglnnca who runt tb Woodbury iiign. Trumiin, tin wan who had the crow bar run ay from liim, It again In Iroulila, and Ibii tlm It li Kmvililng inora than the Vm of a crowbar. The wwt)la tmri tturtUy. 17t, i HwTetn (lull Iq Uiii j.i Iml tjieptlo lpl for OllOWD Jutted to Appear. Truwai Mtiui lu think If b It fail tie (oflulii Hk to know it 4 " ' Your Now town b miter ln been rotif d barato thick that tlicy bne cleared alioul' all the gwrio out of tbli ectloq twyt .iwblJWv but tiny dun't rem la have Inlarfored with tnem, aa rwople who know any they are jtwl aa plentiful aiiver.'" M. M. Canfleld baa ben Ailing In and ranking tik ildcwalk In front of hia borne: tot while he but improved the aldewalk be baa not improved the Mud onYUOOU li I DM ' : , John Pierce, Reulien Pleree.and Erua tut Pierce were drawn h jurmn for the ooort of CoMiuon Pleat, at New Haven, and are there attending to ilidrdullc. Editor of the Be : DkarHik: A plctiaant surprise whs .given to Widow Crofut, of Taunton, on Tuesday Eve, Nov. 13th. Thirty or thirty-live of her neighbors and friends, with Mr.'ncrvtiet,' a worthy citizen, as leader, quirlly assembled at her bouse, and her.look of utter-astoidshment, and i bewildermejit, atflhey wjera lutrodueetl by uiui as bis family, gave evidence ei ther that tbi surprise wa& a' genuine one, or else she was rery ' biuch aston isfaed ? thtt-sWof bis family. r- "r After quiet was restored and the' wid ow wat sutu'fled no harm wat meaut ber she peacefully surrendered 'all' for 'the evcniug.and after each hadbeen relieved of sundry bbxee and basketa-the con tenia of jw.liicu appeared later Intlie eWiiing all proceeded to enjuy themselves. : Jiut;arfter awhile there seemed to be ao uneasy feeling among the men. They were not fcilistieU. .They had come arm ed with saws and axes,' ready1 for any emergency, and after sending out their pickets, word was drought in there was an enemy without in the shape of an un cut pile of wood j and with a rush saws and axes in hrind--they r went to work with a zest do foe could withstand and this one soon hud to surrender While this was going on outside. anoiher party was equally busy in the bouse, and the bountifully spread table, to which all-were soon invited, wts a renewed evidence of what the Taunton ludies nre cipable of doing on such occa- .-6iisns.; .The company now adjourned to the parlor, and after a pleasant time spent in singing soma of . the good old Gospel Ilyums,' all" returned to their bonies with the fueling that the evening had been an enjoyable one to them, and, if one might judge from appearances, to the widow, aleo. One Who was Pkesent. Denver. Cot.orad ),,Oct 29, 1877. . ' 'MiUfrofilif Vee':. ' ? i , ..... . Pear Sib : I arrived here Sunday at 8.30l. k after a continuous ride (saving one day at Lincoln), coming through C tnada by way of Suspension Bridge '.' Had only one boar at Chicago. The country from Chicago for 15 or 20 miles i level, Vter which it is more rolling , and very prettily diversified. There is jnetulng that strikes one coming from ' the 'East that is, the scarcity of the ap pleJreeB. Once in a while,' however, you see an orchard of thrifty trees. How astonished many Eastern men would be $ see jhe vust fields of corn, thousand . of acres in exten t, reaching as far as the - eye can see. Tfio soil -ot Illinois seems . equally well adapted to grazing. On ev-- eiy baudare evidence! of wealth. Beau-' . tjful houses iu the French style, and '' bjtros and all the sunoumiioga betoken notBly, wealth; but luxury. Crossed ' ya Mississippi f Burlington. The river here, is one mile wide.v The ride through three fourths ot Iowa' was'ib the hlgbt ; passed 4tirpugl-. 100 miles of the south west part of the state by daylight. A good deal of the country resemble the best portions of Conh. --plenty of woodB ; aJlS ruBllilng6.tel?llS, and possessing va riety of tmusryz " The, streams are deep ly worn, the, bank being several feet MgllTbis part -Si Ibe tte it Sparsely populated, but the land is mostly impro ved. Passed through a beaulifuj town called Emertbs, poaeessing every fjieility for growth: ' (AT good place for a young man to locate).' About 40 miles east ot ,theMie8. saw1 a feld of eorol 15 or 20 in in extent- Crossed the Kitsouri at Plattsciiouth. It JS-,Sf4ep ""d maddy river, filled with sand-bars. The banks f the river resemble the banks of the oceaa. The sand is piled up like snow basis; 'dajbtcVtito?' tatnib1et On the way from Platteoionth to Lincoln rode the tide" of the Platte rferr the most wonderful stream in the world, from the fact you do not knpWwfaere to find It here to-day, (A morrow, perhaps, ander A little way from Lincoln is Salt (Creek 4hat I wa rged W visit but having fteeS lap Salt rivef several timet had no lesire.to do so not because my former experience' was nnpleasant In any re spect There are boiling springs on this .creek ' frorA.wbieli Hhey manufacture large quantities of salt by evaporation. We saw in tlje flatte river large flocks inf wild geesev"A t.trceln is a pleasant town, of 8.000 DcoBle, and has been get tied but 9 yeara, Jt; de ut "seven for iirht- mites Vn .the' Wairies, elandnink some farme for sal' 8a tevetal Deads of cattle nnder the care of mounted herdsmen. Saw on the way )1 Insane - Retreat and the Su&e Prison. Eastern Nebraska I t rh'l country, raimhle of vnst niuiurr'M. I do not pulnt my t!escrltlnni In nv auttte bu Utnuxit I am In tlm Inletext of the Land IV(rtnifrit. but brea'te I wish to drwrllie things at they appear to me. The h-IiooI advantage of Nehrat ka are excellent. Hha ha a ai'hnol fund of 123,000,000 that It tlill incrinming. The country weal nf Missouri It a conn try puouliar to lltelt Xook lu any di rection you (be beautiful rolling rairle ttrotehlng away at far at the eye can extuod, tnd continuing In our pro greaa for hundred of milet. A few year ago nillllont of IniffHliiei ronmed over these rati field, now tied like the Indiana from the approach of the white man. , , ' .4 Water It obtained from wells. It Is drawn by the aid of wind-mills. In Wyoming we saw teveral herds of ante lopet, the know on the ground enabling ut to see them very distinctly. About 100 milet from Clieyenno I was shown the place where the U. I', (ruin was rob bed of 05.000 from the pasHerigcrs. Two of the robbers have been shot and the others are known, and will be caught. At Cbeyenue I met "Lo, the Poor I mil -an," at well tt the olive-eyed China-mitn.--Hoom enough for them all 1 Denver is a beautiful city, handsome ly laid out ; wide streets with many new buildings of brick and stone of three and four stories. The hotels are flue build ings, somewhat larger tlmn those first erected here about lifteen years ago, de scribed in Ulchardson's "Beyond the Mississippi.'' The population of Den ver is 25,000 and Increasing. Snow fell all day Sunday and last night. It is two feet deep on the mountains. Conversed with a gentleman yesterday w ho (bag a head of cattle beyci:d Chey enne of 8.200 heads.. They subsist thro' the Winter without fodder, excepting one year 'in six or seiven, when m:uiy perish. Millions of cattle can be fattened on these old buffalo pastures, all the ex pense being the employing of herdsmen. Illinois has found a competitor in Ne braska, Wyoming and Arizona. p : . Yours Truly, P. Clarke. COUNTY, STATE. AND GENERAL NEWK There is a sugsestion in Connecticut that Mr. P. T. Uarnum be nnde Speaker of the Legislature this winter. The il lustrious man would then be at the head of two of Ihe greatest shows on earth. N. Y. Tribune. Bertha Von llillern is really a great pe destrian. She walked a hundred miles In twenty eiiiht hours in Philadelphia, and it was thought that she would have made much better lime had she not de sired to reserve public interest for an other exhibition. Two millions and 11 half dollars' worth of American dried fruits have been sold in Europe during the last twelve months. The demand for boots and shoes is tax jng the capacity of New England manu facturers to the utmost. 'I'll marry any girl in the room that will have me," s-iid a fellow in a ball room in Franklinville, N. V. "I'll take you, "said a icirl- The marriage rermony was performed on the spot within hall an hour. A London correspondent writes: "I had occasion to make inquiries for a friend as to the cost of a suite of rooms at the Hotel Bristol, Paris, por diem, and he was very much surprised to find that he could have a splendid niion and two bedrooms, with servants' rooms, for nbout $10 a day. The Bristol is the ne plus ultra of Paris Hotels. BON'T F0EGET That .FOR We WiU Send YOU FROM JSTQW UNTIL mm The 9 dial. 1st In active pursuit or pluuauru or gain, the Inestimable blessing of health la too il if 11 forgotten until disease la firmly muie l, and the fact only ri ahzi d by great bodily and mental ulTi ring. The 1,1 ver In the vulnerable point In must per sons. and the (lisoraiigeiiieiil of the nijjan involve almost the whole system ; hence the reason why under the Liver disease there li enumerated such a number of afilicilona. and we claim the Hlmniona' Liver Uegulutorio be a remedy for them all. FOIl IMMEDIATE RELIEF of C'ou(h and Colds, Use the popular re medy, Mntlum I'orttrt Vuuyh JlitUmn, one of the best and cneapest medicina l old : li virtue have been tested by tliousMgds for ninny yean In the treat menl ot nil diseases of the Throat and Lungs, and la confidently offered as a reliever of those diseases. Price '2'i, 50 and 70 cents a bottle. Dr. I'iski-, the celebrated clairvoyant physician, of Norwich, Conn., baa visit ed Norwalk and Daubury regularly ev ery monili for the past six months, and has performed many remarkable cures. The Dr. comes highly recommended, and wo advise all those that are ulllirted to consult bim. lie describes every secret disease at sinht. mid prepares medicines lor Uieir cure. The Dr. can be consulted at the Norwalk Hotel, Norwalk, Conn., Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 2;h, U'.ltli and Ulat. The Dr. eun also be consulted at the Wooster House, Daubury, Conn., Thursday and Friday, November the 1st and 2d, and Saturday the 3d until 11 a. m. Hue his advertise ment. CORNS, 40. Language is almost inadequate to ex press the torture endured by those un it .ppy mortals who sutler from these uni versal aliliclicins ; the twinging corn, and painful bunion, the torturing nail, &c, ami to say that humanity was discour aged, would we fear be only too true. let there are exceptions, and these are those w ho have used Dr. Drigga' ali.e viatoh and curative, the great modern discoveries for all diseases of the feet, no matter how severe or seemingly incura ble the case may be. The thousands who have been benefitted by their use, bear witness to their efllciency. A trial is all that is needed lo convince the most skep tical. Sold by S. 8. Dunning. Listen ! What do you hear ? A cough ? What does it indicate? Peroaps a tickle in the throat : perhaps bronchitis : it may be a recent cold ; it may be 1111 effort of nature to clear the bronchia ; it may be the deep hollow cough, boon companion of that terrible monster consumption. In cither case the free useof liriggs' Throat and Lung Heales, is described, will ban ish all kinds of cough and cure bronchi tis certain, and all the early symptoms of consumption. Briggs' remedies sold by S. S. Dunning. OS-'1 HIT KI) II A WLK Y. In Hawicyville, on W'ed n'fidiiy( Nov. 14th, by the Rev. i'. W. llnrnett, Jit re.sidenre of the bride's parent, 31r. Willi im F. Hard, of Hridieport, to Miss Htoiiet S., daughter of itohert N. Hawley, Lsq. JDJ'D T!EEP.E. In Bethel, Nov. ISth. Iiy the Rev. Eusrene P.ittisi;u, Mi. Howard A. judd to MisH Nettie Beebe, both of liethel. DASSETT FERRV. In Bethel, Nov. If.th. by the Ittv. Geo. F. Waters, Mr. lleoi'ite H. Bassitt to Miss Anyusta Feriy, both of Bethel. House to Let. Furnished or nnfiirnishi d. Situated on the Bridgeport TurupiUe, 1 mile south of tbe village oi'Newtown. Has 9 rooms, lariie shop with work bench, commodious bain and cliicken-cooi a, and 5 or 6 acres of land, Apply to OUARLLST. GREENE, Newtown, f'onn i N A EWIOVVN UADEMY. Rev. MS. P. H0YT, A. M.( Principal. Pupils instructed separately. Daily and weekly reports sent to pa rents. Tuition lower tlmn in any school of its prude, vif : In Primary Department (children) 30 cts. per weeK " Academic 4 (cum'n brh) 60 " " " ' Hijr'r Kn-j. Branches (each extra) 10 " " " " Ijtinstiagt'st (L.tin, Greek, (ter'n)5 " " " 3Tjf for Circulars, etc., aply to the Principal. Winter T-rm begins Nov. 19th, but pupils re ceived at ANY time. T&KE Notice! The B.st French Calf, Hand-Made Gaiters, both Button and Congress, made by Wheeler, can be found at A. B. LOCKWOOD'S, BANK BUILDING, CHESTNUT STREET, BETHEL. Aleo, a good assortment of Men's and Boys' Calf and Kip Pegged Boots, And a good assortment of Lounsbury's Fine Button for Ladies. Boots The Celebrated Seaiulesss Button Boot, The Tery beat the market affords, in straig-ht goat and warranted to fit. No team acrou tht tof jyinti to hurt tht foot; for comfort cannot be excelled. Ladies, call and examine tor yourselves. Gents' Fine Calf Boots, and Ixidies' Fine But ton Shoes made to measure. In our Repairing Department we challenge the world to excel tbe Doc tor." FOR THE HOLIDAYS. IWe irill mail 70a the following FIVE POP rLAR PIECES on receipt of ft .00 : mrWCL BLUE HUtSOS, B0nta. IDLE WILD GAI. P. ' ELECT K IO WALTZ,: tO " Tw.BuVit UAkrH 30 UK LOVES ME, LOVIS ME NOT, (laiy bongi..,..,,.,,,.,.., , M " tJ.CO Send yonr order a( once U O. 9 BCfaB A CO Piano, Orfraa, a4 Orneral Uitale lfeitlere. So, SrUi 8tt., 86 ft M Water St. Cor. M. ri877 FALL AND WINTER 17-M SIFORPHff EY Corner Hain and West St's, AUK OFFERING I1AHUAI.N8 IN ALL THEIR DEPARTMENTS. Prices Reduced to meet jthe Times. JJxtra Tnducemnita to thow Jluiing fur CISIL A nj'UtidliJ line of piiiivrs, AT 5 AND 6 CENTS PUB VAHU. Carriage Robes, Buffalo Robes & Horse Blankets, Al Out Dullar uuu Upwards. DAllUAraS IN Ladies' caul Gentlemen's UNDERWEAR. A TiiIl Assortment of s and Boys' CHEAPER THAN EVER ts IS MESH' and BOV8'- At Fry low Privet. Boots and Shoes In Largo ARurtmcnt. It will pay to examine our stock before buying eluewbere. EXTRA NEW BVCKM 'HEAT FLOUR. Fine White Sugar llouae Hyrupfor Buckwheat Cuke. A Fine Article of WHITE WHEAT FLOUR at $8.50 per Bbl., Warranted. PAT ENT PrtOCESS FLOUR at $10.50 and $11 per Bbl. Try our oO V&JtEWN HOAPtS l ib bun for 35c. Equal to Queens or Burnett's Use Dobbins' White ELECTRIC SOAP, only 10c. per bar. Best Soap in market We lire asentH in thin towu for the Minnesota Sttjjcrtalive 23aient Ftour, which guai-aii-tee ti) hp tue best i'loiir iu uiurKut, ut the price we are gelling it. Another arrival ol that NEW CHOP JAPAN TEA at jac. per lb., 3 lbs. lor $1 h&tt Tea in towu for the money. Give us n call and be convinced that this is the place to buy your goods. Prof. Seipicfs ninated. Lectures, "AcrosstheContinent" The 2d given in Lecture of the course will be BETHEL, TUESDAY EV'NG, NOV. 27TH, and will be followed on each succeeding Tuesday eveuing by the remaining 5 Lectures of the course. Tbe last lecture of the course on the "Eeligions of the World," will be given in the Coiigregati'inal Church, Newtown, Monday Evening November 26th. By particular request of many of the citizens who were unable to be present, owing to tbe inclemency uf the weather, at the 2 lectures, he will repeat his lec ture on the Ancient Egyptians and their Religions. Tbe dale will be announced ill the Bee hereafter. Doors open at 7- Commences 7,30. Admission 25cl. Reserred Seals 10c. xtra, Scholars lOe. jl S PEItlt Y, THE 1IATTEH,' No. 5 Sterling Block, Main St., Bridgeport. . LEADER ON LOW PRICES, All the Latkht .Styi.f for Fall Now Urahy, in .Mks's, Yoitiis', ami Jiiii.rBKS''(i OEMTS' tllZ HATS a Specialty. A PLEASANT DEIYE Of Nine Miles will take you to the S tore LSiEU Where you can purchase CHOICE GROCE RIES and PROVISIONS, asCheapand GOOD, Wholesale or Retail, as you can anywhere this side of N. Y. City. 157 Main Street, Danbury. Cor. Main and Bank St s., Bridgeport, Announce to the People of FALL and WINTER For MENS' HOYS' unci CHILDltKNS' wear, is uow ready. have The Lakuest Variety of ' SUITS, OVERCOATS, PANTS, &C, In the City. Our extensive business enables us to buy our goodk very Lw, which hciu lit we give our (Mistoiuers, making a saving for tliem uf iibout Tex Cents ou every dollar's vvoiih.'of goods bought Everybody welcome t examine our goods and judge for themselves. GENTS' FURNISHING Drawers, Cardigan Jackets, Gloves, Neck wear, &c. The Eest $1.25 Shirt in the city. CUSTOM DEPARTMENT: Garments Hade to Order. Perfect Fit Guaranteed. Wedding Suits a Speciaty. Latest styles of Hats and Caps; Low Prices. ' 10,000 GENTS WANTED TO SELL Tbe most m tense and powerful bluw tver dealt tne deiuon drinii, by the veteran author, T. S. ABTHUB. A book to startle and enlighten the people. Vivid pictures and jiroofs, bow it cui-tfa body, soul, home, society, etc. Untold the wuik f Inebriate Aluma, Gospel Temperance. Wo man's Crueadu, Franois Murphy, Prohibition, etc. Only $2. its anle is marvellous. OUR BtBLF.8 with v.OOO Ilistrntion far excel all others. Pr. cea jnst reduced 25 per cent! Send tor termp. UUUiJAUU Jtlioa. Fub's aprmgneiu, Mksb O C CARDS. 23 styles with nuine 10c. Outfit O 10c. Scunnlc 3c. J. HL'STED & CO. Nas SttU, New York. - I I M C ftnd Revolvera Ilhistrated Price vjun J Lit free. Great Wetlem Gun Workt, PittBburg. Pa. TmTJT! MAMMOTH OUTFIT TO EVERY X SXJXJlA BODY. Stem-winder watch Fkkk with hrt order. Tin Dollars a day (niamnteed. M. CRONEGH & CO., thiUdelphia, Pa., or Mil waukee, WiBconsin. AGENTS WANTED FOR CREATIVE SCIENCE or Manhood, Womanhood and their mu tual Inter Relations; Loie, its Laws, Power, etc. Agents are selling from 15 to 25 copies a day. Send tor specimen paes and our extra terms to Attents, ind see why it sella faster than ny other book. Address National Pubuc&hin Co, Phila delphia Pa. A NEW AEEIVAIi i Although the search for Charlie toss has proved unsuccessful, no one leed he afraid of not finding just what hejr want at 17 m TTALPIX'3 U X. JJLALDLVd Tailoring Establistimen Opp Coneert Hall, DASBrHT. C Mr. Haldin hasjusl li;l It a comlete ne Tall and Winter 8f k' find if you want a fine suit of clukes. cheap for cash, call on him. Y0TJN0 YT.K will find AH of the Tory tote-.t Stylet, tad frlsai to Lowitt 'TITT Newtown ami vicinitv that" their STOCK of CLOTHING, Is Buul, we GOODS : -Undershirts, C0ISI1IPTI0N CURED. An old. physician, retired from active practice, having had placed in but bands by hn Eat India MiHaiunury the totmula of a Vegetable KcUH-dv for the speed j- andpurmauent cufe of CONSUMPTION.ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, Catarrhf and all Throat und Lunp Affection; aluo a Positive and Radical Cure tor Nervoua Jjebility an.t all Nervous Complaints, after having tt.oi oughly tested its wonderful curativu powers ;n thousands of cases, teela it hia duty to make it known to his Buffering fellows. Actuated by this motive, and a conscientious desire to relieve hum an suffering, he will send FREE ot CHARGE to all who desire it, this receipt, with full directions forpteparing andsuereBsluUy using. Sent by re turn mail by addressing with stamp, naming thia paper. Dr. J. P. MOUNTAIN,. Ogdensburgh, N. Y. MOUSTACHE ZT&l riant Whisker in one month, A ?rnd suoces. Those vfao want a nice Wkisker-or Mourticheuse our prepai-atioo. No cheap make-up but a gen ine article. The preparation is ao vry exptuxiv in its character, that we cannot aell It at less than $1 p r ackage. It will be maile4 tree on receipt of the price, by addressing HUNT k CO. Hair Ires8era, Main Street, Brtxkville, -Out. L'ITTir t Or how to ie be. JJJulIJUil VXJ t hind Tour-lf, More ixn in it than en y thing In rhriatendoiti, Write qr with a twenty-live cent piece, and make yourself happy, Addreas Novei.it Co, Ogdena burgh.N. Y. A certain and effectual ntr. Trial box onlv AOo. Addraaa DR. I'lEKCV. Ogueiisburgb.N.'Y. . i i j MEN & WOMEN ?32E2r industry tumlshed with p?aot'el eciptft, pro ceases, and reliibittnfai matt upon anr d faired Mubject. If yuQ ara pax Led ob any subji-ct. t t waut a ievipt for at ry thing, enclH ONK POL LA K in a registered letter to A. D. Htm a X. A., FKOS, Ui-iTiik, Ontario, whan ymir want will be compiled with, .and tJUe mot re) labia in formation iorwarded you. JC SX A XlXill 5 md Sprain-. Blmtfan XvXiiTlijJJ JL attita, Fractnrea T.lujIm, f iotrd Limba and Part, P a the Musct' a and Jo at. Jnoltot Clcwr. Disc' arftin roa. Swelled Sot Lejr, Eryaipelaa a I Tarleot Vetos la s uTFoaD KXTaacT ow rrca turn. Ask for tt. beeaoae it uc b tt-r. trroncrr ana heapr than any other, and ia war ran ted j Wahingtoa Ktreet, Boitoa, Mas.