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K81DAT, MARCH 81. 1803. CIHCITI, VTIOX. J48UART 1. 1883, LIST WEEK 610 3000 Litchfield County News. WASHINGTON. FARMERS OROAN1ZE. The Washington feed and supply com puny, II. O. Averill, C. C. Ford, C. II. and L. A. Mason, S. 15. Smith, P. O. See- ley and E. Mitchell, open business, April 1, in the tobacco warehouse, using the lower floor for a general feed, grain and seed store. AT THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. Rev Henry Dnvles of Greens Farms preached in the Congregational church, last Sunday. In the morning, the sub ject was "The Ood Kingdom." In the evening, "Progressive Christianity." GOOD FOR THK G UNNERY BOYS. The debate at the Gunnery, on the question, ''Resolved that capital punish' HH'iit," wus decided In favor of the af firmative. J. C. Briosinnde in rendering his decision said that the speeches of the boys compared favorably with those of the representatives in Hartford where the same bill win brought up a. short time since. A MONO THK GUNNERY HOYS. A field day to establish school records will be held some time the last of May or first part of June. The following are some of the events which will be contest edfor: 1(H) and 220 yards dash and one- halt mile run and walk; potato race; hurdle race; high and broad jumping; pole vaulting; hummer throwing and base ball throwing. Each one of the boys', who are trying for the base ball team are required to take regular turns at batting flies every day F. North Clark again wrwnched his knee which he hurt last fall while play ing football and was obliged togohome. Ill br lher, Russell, has taken his place. TOWN TOI'ICS. There is to be only one department in Calhoun street school In the spring term. Our popular principal, Miss Peacock, of Litchfield, will tn ke charge of the whole school. Mr Ifeed, the new station agent, has moved his family here from Bridgeport They r ill live in A. S. Baldwin's house. The Ctnisilan Kndeavor meetings which are held in the Methodist church, every other Tuesday evening, are In creasing in interest. Hamilton Gilwon was in town over Sunday. Dr Spencer, who has been absent from Ids pulpit for two Sundays, preached last Sunday. Miss Alice Castlii will play the organ at the Sunday evening service? at the Town hall. Sherman Vooilrufl"ha been painting the Mitchell cottage. W. II. Gibson ipert Sunday at Dr Ford's. 1). 1!. Brinsmade returned from Yale on Wednesday, for the Easter vacation. Mr and Mrs W. A. Watts have friends visiting them. Mr Trempf, who moved into the Lj man Baldwin house the fore part of win ter, lost a nine-mouths-old child with pneumonia, Saturday night. The funer al was held on Tuesdiy of this week. Arthur C. Titus made a trip to New Haven, last week. Truman Swift leaves Atuasa Hallock's cottage and goes into the upper part of the creamery building at Blackville. Miss Lydia Parish's remains were brought here for interment, last week Wednesday. She was the daughter of William Parish, born here 07 years ago, but has lived for a long time with her brother-in-law, 8. C. Landon of New Mllford. A child of Charles and Llua Kandall Hlckox, which died in Holgate, O., was brought here for interment, on Monday. Jennie Gibson was away a short time last week attending the wedding of her brother, Edward Gibson, formerly of the Gunnery. BETHLEHEM. Ma-ch is keeping its record good, this year, for disagreeable weather. The snowbanks are melting away and most of our roads are open now. ' Mrs Elia Vose is visiting friends In town. James Parmelee is hjme from Mount Ilermon school for a short vacation. George W. Peck is canvassing our town for a pictorial history of the world. It contains 6000 illustrations. LANESVILLE- Mrs Etnellne Grum has returned to her home at Danbury. Miss Alice J. Hamlin has entertained a young lady friend. Fred Knowles was In Lanesville, Mon day night. Mrs Cha.'les Smith has returned home after week spent with friends at New Milford. Henry Baker of Danbury spent Sun day w ith his sister, Mrs Lee. Mrs Sarah Jackson of Danbury Is car ing foe her niece, Mrs James Campbell. Hard colds are prevalent. Mrs Campbell is a little better. Dr Mc Donald oil Danbury attends her. S0UTHVILLE. S. F. Clark has been confined to the b use, the past two week", with a severe r yOld. Mrs W. S. Roe was the guest of her father, S. F. Clark, last Saturday. Mrs Charles Minor and son has visited her mother, Mrs E. W. Smith. Mrs J. M. ForJ had her little grand daughter and neice to spend a few days with her, last week. BANTAM. WHO WILL BE rCWMASTER? Who is to be the postmaster? Is it to b6 uuder the hill or top of the hill? These are the questions which are pu& zllng the brains of the Bantamites at the present time No one knows anything about it, or if they do they keep dark for fear the facts might spring their traps and the game be lost. If it were as it ought to be, the office of postmaster would be given on merit alone, and held during good behavior. mid! mud!! mud!!! Nothing but mud. The traveling is very bad indeed. The first of April is almost at hand, and moving must be done by a great many people. A PURCHASER FOR THE BRADLEY I'LACE. Henry Atwood has purchased Miss Betty Bradley's place and expects to take possesion about April 1. FLYN'N & DOYLE BUSY. Flyun & Doyle are having a large number of second-hand wagons to paint and repair, but when finished they look fine. Mr Boughton and Mr Jlowland are the ones who do this work in the painting line. The schools commence next Monday, April 3, for the spring term of 12 weeks. The new houses are last approaching completion, and will be ornaments to the place. BRIDGEWATER. Frank Bostwick recently raised a new barn. Mr and Mrs Cyrus Rugglos are in fee ble health. Miss Milly Northrop was the guest of Miss Eva Bostwick on Monday. Sadie Muilctt is home from St Marga ret's, Waterbury. Fannie Treat spent her vacation at home. Mi ssos Edith Mallory and Genevieve Sanford took an outing, last week, mak- ng Hartford the objective point; also visiting the normal school in New Brit ain. Rev Mr Doane, a student from New Haven, occupied the Congregational pul pit, Sunday, the church having been closed for a month previous. The En deavor meeting was led by Henry C. San ford, the topic being "God's promises to his people." Tames Kecler is sorting tobacco in the Keeler waiehouse. Mrs George Strong's friends are glad to know that she can be around on Clutches. In Fairlicld County. EAST0Nt A FINE CONSERVATORY. MrsGfiorge Sherwood's conservatory of plants is very tine. The bright tinted geraniums and numerous other delicate hued blossoms, eunuot fail to attract at tention of all lovers of the beautiful and Mrs Sherwood can well feel proud of her fine collection. Mr and Mrs A. J. Sherwood and daughter, Hazel, spent Sunday at George Sherwood's. George Sherwood and Mallett San ford have bought oxen of Orville Mal- letr. Robert Davis eutertuined a number of friends and all enjoyed a social dance, last week Tuesday evening. Miss Mamie Wheeler and Grace Wil Hams are visiting Miss Margaret Peck at Norwalk. Ernest Bauer has a fine setter bird dog a present from his brother in New York. The Staples place is rented to a family from Birmingham. Mr and Mrs James. Garnett recently welcomed a son. W. A. Roberts is spending a short time in Pennsylvania. The Bible readings conducted by Rev Mr Pierce, will be held Wednesday after noons at tne home of Mrs George Banks, that being the most central place. All are luvited. Mrs C. Yf. Candee has entertained her sister, Mrs Lou Burr. Abraham Kline Is wish C. W. Candee. . Miss Mary Kline is at Charles Silli- man s. STEPNEY- II. S. Nichols, who has occupied J. M. Ford's tenant house at Southville, the past year, moves to his father's place in Stepney on April 1. Mrs Abigail Patchen, who ha3 been seriously ill at Miss Julia Turney's, is somewhat better and has returned to her home in Hattertown. Miss Alice Hamlin, who has been so long with the W. Turuey manufacturing company, has severed her connection with the company and has gone to Bir mingham. Miss Delia Gilbert spent Sunday at her home in Botsford. Miss Emily C. Alquist speut Sunday in Newtown. Lester L. Burr has returned to school at Wilbrabam, Mass. Mrs George Turner has entertained Mr and Mrs Kent of Brewster, N, Y. Miss Deba Brown has visited her sis ter, Mrs John Ferris in Bethel. George Banks, who has been clerking for a shoe store In Bridgeport, but for the past six months has been home help ing his father on the farm, returned to Bridgeport,last week. ,s A. B. Curtis' two sons come home to day from Worcester for the Easter holi John Benedict, Jr., and family are guests of his fa'her, Joha. Benedict. BLACK ROCK. Mrs O'Connell, who unfortunately fell into the well two weeks ago, is rapidly recovering, owing to her great will and Dr Bardwell's assiduous attention. She walks about the yard and the painful wounds upon her head are fast healing BR00KFIELD. . VILLAGE IMPROVEMENT. An adjourned meeting of the Village Improvement Association was held ai f.he residence of Fred A. Bennett, Monday evening, Maj C. Thruston Greene In the chair. The minutes pf the last . meeting were read and approved. The following constitution was read by the secretary and each article adopted as read : ARTICLE I. Name: This corporation shall be known as the Village Improvement Association ol Brook field, Ct. ARTICLE II. Object : Tlio object of this association shall be to carry out the Iiloa of Or H. U. Northrnp as given in ills pamphlet published by The Tribune, viz: planting trees, making side walks, lighting streets, etc. ARTICLK III. Membership : Every person livius in, or owning property in Brookfleld, Conn., shall become a member upon the payment of an initiation tee of $1 and shall remain members as long aa they continue to pay the quarterly dues ot 25c, payableJJuly 1, October l.January 1 and April 1. ARTICLE IV. Officers: The officers of this association shall be a president, first, second and third vice president, a recording secretary, a finan cial secretary and a treasurer, each to be elected annually at the first regular meeting In March, and take their ofliee at the first reg ular meeting in April. All officers hold office tor one ye ir or until their successors are elected. ARTICLK V. Trustees : There shall be five trustees. The first ones are to hold office for one, two.three, four and five years respectively. After the first election, one to be elected "annually and hold office forgive years. ARTICLE VI. Executive c. mniittee. : The executive com mittee shall consist of all the officers and trustees. This committee shall have the con trol anil management of the affairs, funds and property of the association. Itmay direct the treasurer to make disbursements on account of the association, but in no case shall the said committee on behalf of the association any expense or obligation exceeding the sum then in the treasury. There shall be at least three trustees present at any meeting ot the exec utive committee to transact business. Five members shall constitute a quorum. ARTICLE VII. Rules of order: The rulesj ot order which shall govern the proceedings ot this associa tion shall be the common parliamentary law as laid down in Cushing's manual. ARTICLE vm. Amendments: The constitutiou may be amended by an affirmative vote oftwo thirds ol the members present at a regular meeting provided that naticeof such amendment shall have been given at a previous regular meet- It was decided to have all the members and as many volunteers as could be pre vailed upon to turn out on arbor day and make the sidewalk. Hamilton Hendrick son was authorized to collect contribut ions for the sidewalk from non-resident property holders. It was determined ,to have tn entertainment and supper for the benefit of the association as soon as Miss Greene returns from New York. Messrs Bateman, Patch and Hendrickson were appointed a committee to confer with the property owners and have the lamps set equal distance apart. The treasurer re ported the receipts of the evening $12 for initiation fees. The meeting adjourn ed to meet at the residence of Niles Hen drickson on Wednesday, the 5th proxi mo, for the purpose of electing perma nent officers. S. B. Bennett of Danbury was in town, last week. He has accepted a position a3 prescription clerk in Hamilton's drug store in"Bridgeport. Mr and Mrs William Kuggles of Bridgewater have been visiting their niece, Mrs Henry S. Beers, a few weeks. Mr and Mr3 C. E. Vroman have been visiting with Mrs Vroman's sister in the city. Mrs Gilbert Campbell has moved to Bridgeport. She has rented her house to Thomas Sheldon. Edward Northrop has been granted a pension. P. E. Jones is on the sick list. Mrs William Gillson is visiting with her sister in New Haven. Miss Morgan, teacher in the East Iron Works school, was obliged to close for the present, on account of illness. Mrs John G. Hawley of Hartford has b ;en visiting with Emmons Hawley. Miss May Supple has returned home from a visit with friends in the city. Frank Pinkney began the season's work on Monday at James Lee's, repair ing his house, putting in new sills, etcj Julia Hayes is the guest of Miss Carrie Peck. Henry S. Beers will move hi3 family to New Milford, the 20th of April. Mr Beers will go back and forth on the cars until his accounts are all collected. This is necessary as parties from Bridgeport are to occupy the homestead at that time. ' f Miss Theodora Skidmore is home from Wellesley for the Easter vacation. Howard Mansfield is now an M. D., graduating and receiving his diploma from the Long Island medical college. The graduation exercises occurred at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, last Tues day. Services at St Paul's.,this week, are at 2.30 p. m. on Wednesday ; Thursday evening at 7 p. ro.,and Friday at 11 a. m. Mrs Benjamin Griffin and daughter, Misa Edith, were in Brooklyn last week. Mrs William Church has received the sad infellgence of ;,he death of her sister, Mrs Ilanaburg of Torrington. Henry Baker of Danbury was through this place,last Sunday. Mrs Lucy Thompson and Johnnie ex pect to visit friends in Danbury, this week. . . ' . Mrs R. A. Canfleld entertained com pany, last Friday. - There has been parties at the resid ncee's of William Church, John Lee and Charles Bennett?. ;; Ezra Somers was quite badly injured, last week, on Wednesday morning by his oxen running and the wagon passing over his body. His many friends hope to see him out again soon. Ouda Osciff will soon take possession of the farm on Long Meadow he recently purchased of the . estate of the late Charles Hughes. Mrs Lucy Taylor has returned home after Spending several weeks in Danbury with her daughter, Mrs Seltzer. W) are sorry to ioe our good neigh bors, Mr and Mrs William Davidson, and Mr and Mrs , William Washburne. Both families are going to leave, this week, to make their home in Watertown. Charles Favreau returned to his home in Easton, last Friday, after spending a few days with relatives in this place. Reuben Bailey was through this place on Monday peddling salve, ointment, shears, scissors, etc. Mrs Emeline Wildman was in New Milford,last Saturday. Miss Martha Penny is with her sister, Mrs W.Davidson. WESPTORT. Charles Buek of Brooklyn, N. Y., was in town, Saturday. Cornelius Driscoll has bought the Eliza beth Robinson place, the sum paid being $15,000. Laura Gorham of Northfield, Mass., is visiting her parents, Mr and Mrs George B. Gorham. Edward H. Nash is soon to commence the erection of four new houses, opposite the ones recently built. Oscar Smith is the builder. ; t - Miss Maud Silliman of Easton is visit ing Miss Nellie Elwood. Bishop Williams visited Christ church, Monday evening, and confirmed a class of six. Joseph Marvin of Hartford has been visiting his mother, Mrs Edward Marvin. n. H. Belden is very low with bron chial pneumonia. William A. Blaisdell and family will soon move into Miss K. li. Downe's place on Main street. Temple lodge, F. & A. M., of this place are to visit St John's lodge, Norwalk, on Thursday evening, and exemplify the master mason degree. A new cabinet organ of the Farrand & Foley make arrived, Monday, for the Sunday school of Christ church. GREENFIELD HILL Mr Hawley of New Canaan lectured at the grange meeting, last week. The Messrs Blakeman of Stratford, the or ganizers of our grange, were also pres ent. H. Pease cut his thumb nearly off, while splitting wood recently. The choir is practicing Easter music. The parish meeting will be held on Saturday, April 1. Michael Falls, formerly of, Newtown, has bought the Eben Burr place. Frederick Sherwood hus sold his place to Allen Jennings of Greens Farms. Sherwood Banks attended the cattle show at New Milford, last week. Z. B. Bradley has bought oxen of Fraak Monroe. John P. Morehouse and A. Raymond went to New Haven, last week, ic pur suit of a steam power. Mrs Wilson Sherwood had the misfor tune to fall down stairs, last week Thursday, bruisiug her considerably. Miss Ada Banks is visiting the family of George Mills of Greens Farms. R. S. Banks has been drawing timber for the purpose of repairing his barn. Samuel Wakeman had a house warm ing Friday evening. It was very un pleasant both over head and under foot, but those who braved it felt paid for their trouble. Bulkley furnished violin music and Lobdell prompted. Mrs Maria L. Keeler has received some fine oranges from Crescent City,Florida. Mrs H. K. Elwood and son are both on the sick list. Dea Parrock of Easton has visited his grandchildren on Burr street. Mr and Mrs Charles Smith have an addition to their family. Mr Peet and family of Easton are soon to occupy James Nichols' place. Edgar Banks has lately become owne: of a fine pair of oxen. Mr Calef is selling medicine. C. B. Meeker, wife and daughter of Cross Highway has spent a few days with relatives in Brooklyn. DEER FIELD. Mr and Mrs Charles Nichols have vis ited their sister, Mrs Mary Buckley in South port. - Mr and Mrs Edward Brotherton of Cross Highway visited her parents, Sun day. Mr and Mrs J. R. Jennines and Miss Abbie D. Wakeman have visited in Hull's Farms. - i J. P. Morehouse and A. W. Raymond have been in New Haven. Charlie Allen and his brother-in-law have gotten up a large wood pile for Charles Nichols. MONROE. A NEW ORGAN. The vocation organ, purchased by the Congregational society in this place, has arrived and been set up. Monday after noon, Mr Bolesay, the agent, came and played about two hours on the instru ment to the great pleasure of quite ' a large audience. The musical people pro nounce it a fine instrument and a great improvement on the old one. . Miss Adella Gordon left town for her home in New York on Thursday. Mr Pierce of Roxbury is visiting Town Clerk Nichols. Miss Anna Booth of Easton has spent a few days with Miss Minnie Edwards. Miss Lillie Wales of Bridgeport is stay iDg at Solon B. Wales'. Weir Goldsborough spends the Easter vacation at home. EAST VILLAGE. . Miss Nettle Curtis and Orrin Morrow were united in marriage on Monday ev ening by Rev C. S. Dixon. The steam mill is now catting (he Sin clair woods. Three of the workmen board with O. J. Sherwood. .' - All of the inmates of David Black man's house are sick; seven in all. . Quite a number have the latest edition of grip. . - . Albert L. Pierce has visited his aunt, BKIDGrEPORT, - tel. ' 'J.Z. oWatcrvllle ' -I-BC 3 JWUcrf lr?hL m$-- - V- 9W?t ' iff S -uiccity nTTir.eunJ;.- - Jjf y . (tyyttB'S :Vvv - ' y' i yV TO BE READ THOROUGHLY. IT WILL TAKE BUT A MINUTE. IF YOU WANT TO MAKE MONEY RAPIDLY THROUGH SAFE INVESTMENT, OR DESIRE TO GET 160 ACRES OF LAND FREE, OR ENTER INTO BUSINESS AT A RAPIDLY GROWING POINT, READ THE FOLLOWING: The map above shows the location of Bridgeport, Washington. It is a section of that great state, now, for the first time, really at tracting WIDE attention, from railroads, capitalists, manufactur ers, merchants, miners and farmers. Withott a doubt, Central Washington is the richest part of the richest state in the Union. in the diversity of natural resources. A party of Connecticut capitalists, ascertaining the magnificent future of this section, purchased the most centrally located town-i site in Central Washington, called Westfield, for $60,000, and re-, christened it Bridgeport. A LARGE AGRICULTURAL OPEN For particulars or circulars call on or address CHARLES LIFTCHILD, Corres. Sec'y. W.L.& I. Ass'n., 43 Cannon St., Bridgeport, Conn., or CHARLES H. NORTHROP, Newtown Savings Bank, Newtown, Conn. Mrs Agur Beardsley, and cousin, MrsD. A. Nichols. Mrs Doia Beach drew a beautiful eight-daj clock from 80 certificates taken from tobacco. George Oborn will move his family into the hou3e with William R. Ferris, April 1. NICEOLS. SERVICES AT TRINITY. Services in Trinity church Easter Sun day, will be communion at 1 o'clock p. m., followed by the usual afternoon ser vice and sermon at 2 o'clock, with appro priate music. Mrs Lockwood of Wilton, a sister of Miss Frances Plumb, has been making her a visit at the old homestead. Elliott P. Curtis is able to be about the house again. N. B. Curtiss and family are again with us, having spent the winter in Biidgeport. Mrs R. C. Ambler, who has been quite sick at her old home in White Hills, has returned to her home here in Nichols. The village school have a vacation next week. Mrs O. E., Plumb has returned to Nichols, having spent a few weeks with her son in Bridgeport. Mrs C. J. Thorp has the grip. . D. B. Curtiss has a carpenter and painter at work improving the interior ot his residence. GOOD HILL BRADLEYVILLE. THE MAIL CONTRACT. Robert S. Gray of Bradley ville has the contract for carrying the mail between Lyon's Plain and Westport for the next four years, beginning July 1. MR FAVOR'S FAREWELL. Rev M. P. Favor preached to a large audience his farewell sermon from the text in Eccl., "Hear the conclusion of the whole matter, fear God and keep his commandments for this is the whole duty of man." A supper was given at the home of H. Wyman, last week, and a purse of near ly $40 was presented to the pastor? Charles Adams found his best cow dead in the stable, last Friday morning. Mrs E. Fitch is visiting friends Jn Vineland, N. J. CRANBERRY PLAINS. Silas Hoyt and wife, have moved into the house with her parents, Mr and Mrs Lewis Bates. George Mills and fattilly of New York Cityt will move into the place purchased - RESOURCE MAP OF CENTRAL WASHINGTON & SOUTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA. 1 AND MINERAL EXHIBIT FOR INSPECTION AT 43 CANNON STREET, BRIDGEPORT, HOTEL BRIDGEPORT, 50x72. Erected by the company. from the estate of the late Charles Can non. Mrs George Bates is still very ill. The sociable that was to have been held at the residence of Dayton Bouton, Wednesday evening, was postponed on account of unfavorable weather. ' Rev M. P. Favor, pastor of Weston Congregational church, preached in the chapel on Sunday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Frank Gregory and daugh ter, Ethel, are visiting Mrs Gregory's parents, Mr and Mrs Ebenezer Fitch. ASPETUCZ. Charles S. Abbott is sick with the grip. Dr Gorham attends him. J. J. Foster is improving his house with a veranda. Robert Scholley is doing the carpenter work. William Van Vorst has bought a fine cow of George Ferris of North Wilton TRUMBULL- L. L. Thomas has sold his Percheron stallion, Little Duke, No. 4167 to W. E. Walker, as Mr Walker has an English hackney. People have an opportunity to compare breeds and take this choice. CHESTNUT HILL. George French is quite poorly, having been failing for the past winter. Mr and Mrs Fred Tuttle of Bridgeport spent Sunday at S. Lendeveg's. Ernest Jennings of Deep River and Emory Sanford of Redding spent Sunday at Agur S. Beach's. Agur S. Beach is spending a few days at Deep River: Beach Hall is still on the sick list, having been unable to work at his trade for some time. ' In New Haven County. S0UTHF0RD. A B. Hendrix of Newtown visited his Kettletown Brook farm, last week. . F. H. Gray of George's Hill went to Springfield, Mass., last Monday, to sell a car load of horses that came from the We3t. Miss Rose Dillon commenced her sum mer term of teaching school on Hull's Hill, last Monday. George Signor sold his- household goods, last week,and has left Hull's Hill Miss Nettie Tomlinson of Great Hill was on Hull's Hill, last Monday, looking up the effects of Samuel Bassett, deceas ed. ; ANS0NIA. v AN ENTERTAINMENT FOR TO-NIGHT. The Garnet Temple of Honor will give an entertainment In the Y. M. C. A.' WASHINGTON. Call or send for prospectus describing the great improvements they have made, and will make; the thousands of acres of wonder fully rich vacant Government land, open for settlement; the great mineral country tributary; the unequalled openings for merchants, manufacturers, etc. To investors, no such opportunity for making money, under every possible safeguard, has ever been offered to them, as the first offering of lots are put at but nominal figures and will shortly be advanced. It is to your advantage to investi gate immediately. FROM THE VICINITY OF BRIDGEPORT, WASHINGTON, gymnasium hall, Friday evening, March 31. The public are aware .of the pleas ant nature of these gatherings and the program, if carried out, promises to be a rich feast to "those in attendance. The program will be as follows : Selection, male quartet. Violin solo, Mr Saunders. Selection, orchestra. Recitation, Misa L. Jenkins. Selection, auto-harp, B. liallanl. Speech, J. A. Clark. Vocal duet, Misses Steves and Parsons. Selection, S. Davey. Recitation, W. C'ottereU. Concertina solo, J. Banford. Selection, male quartet. Violin solo, Mr Sunders. . Vocol duet. Misses Clark and Tonkins. Recitation, Misa N. Steves. Selection, orchestra. SOUTHBURY. A SUNDAY SCHOOL CONFERENCE. A Sunday school conference will be held at the Methodist church on Wednes day, April 5, at 3 p. m. Prominent speak ers from abroad are expected. It is ex pected a similar meeting will be held at Southford in the evening. There was a church sociable at Mrs Sylvester Bennett's, Thursday evening. The wild cat has been on exhibition at Woodbury. j Several of our farmers sent cattle to the grange cattle show in Woodbury last week Tuesday. The Arthur Oakley place Is occupied by Mr Jacobs and family, recently mov ed from Stratfleld. : Horatio Allen spent Sunday at bis home. Mrs Keefe and daughter, Miss Katie, have taken a trip. John Sullivan is in he employ or H. A. Stone. The ladies' aid society met at Mrs H. C. Bennett's on Thursday afternoon and evening. Mrs Herbert Peck has been on the sick list. . The Messrs Grossman have been in town looking after the interests of their property. Misses Alice Davis and Nellie Curtis have been the guests of Mrs Charles Bradley of South Britain. A trial of the machinery at the paper mill was made, last week, but a change was necessary in the adjustment. R. H. Terrill has resigned his position at the station and taken one with the paper company. Mrs William Oatman has been quite ill. Mrs Wales Curtiss and Miss Stella have CONN. DIRECTORS Of the W. L. & I. Association. . W. FAIBCHILD, Pres., Bridgeport, Cobb E. T. BABTBAM. Tren., H. H- SCBIBNER. Trustee, F. L. EODGEES, See., HtSET SETZEE. JR., JOBS D. WHTTKET, V. E. MITCHELL, South Britaia, Cobb EZRA PIERCE, " CHARLES B. PIERCE, " visited relatives In Iltrtford and Foreet ville. Mr Campbell, tbe superintendent of the mill, boards at William Davis'. Miss Ella Bradley has resumed her school duties. Willis O. Bartow expects to vacate Mr Hayes' tenement and assist C. Leroy Mitchell on the farm. WHERE TEE BEE IS SOLD. BRIDGEPORT: L. D. Plumb, 40 Bank street, Beardsley ft Laccy, 43 Wall street, George F. Connor, 404 Main street, C. F. Pettie, 96 Fairfield avenue, Hayes & Betts, 359 Main street, M. E. Bunten, 831 Main street, C. Beach, 171 East Washington avenae, H. S. Challenger, 9 Crescent avenne. Henry Oesau, East Bridgeport. FAIRFIELD: At the PostofHce. SODTHPORT: At the PostofHce. Capt J. V. Byder. WESTPORT: WilUan.E. Nash. J. S. Betts. DAXBURY: . James McDonald, John F. Caff. Begg ft Dean Miss B. M. Ron. SOU! II BURT: Hlckok Bros. WOODBURY : Dr L. Y. Ketcham. BETHEL: George H. Cole. S.S.Owen. ' S HELTON: Dockery Brothers. BIRMINGHAM: Robert S. Girdncr. STPATFORD: C. L. Young. 8ANDT HCOK: Postmaster Snlffen. . New Englan I Depot. - KEWTOWS DEPOT: C. B.Tsylor. HAWLETVILLK A. B F anchor's store.