tell about it in an advertisement' Carpets. Linole
um, Oil Cloth and Mattings will never sell any low
er. Will measure, cut, make up and lay your car
pets for you, if you wish, or tell you how to d it-
D. 12. Rogers,
183 Main street,
D ANBURY, CONN.
NEWTOWN, CONN., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1893.- EIGHT PAGES.
Is always interesting. We could talk to you by
the column on this subject, but we would rather
you W'mld visit our carpet rom and have a quiet
chat there There is the added advantage of ex
amining the styles, texture and quality of the car
pets, getting the prices and a dozen things we can't
(Continued on opposite side cf this page)
GREAT BARGAINS IN
At About Half Price.
3,639 yards in three lota -Lot 1, price 5c a yard; lot 2, price 8c a yard
lot 3, price 10c a yard. These are all colors; plain, also spotted. An elegant
line of Stamped Goods at special prices. Also a full line of Embroidery Linens
and Silks for fancy work.
dpecial bargains in Ladies' and Misses Jackets, Children's Eider Down
and Cloth Coats- We are closing out our suits at about half price.
Hosiery and Underwear.
We piy very special att3ntion to this depirtment and are always on the
lookout for bargains and we generally get them. We invite attention to the
40 Dozen Misses' Black Wool Hose.
All size at 12 l-2c a pair Worth 23c- Ladies Wool Cotton Hose,18c
and 20c; Ladies' Fine Cashmere Hose, black and colored, 50c a pair- Ladies'
Fleece Lined and Winter Weight fast black Cotton Hose, 25c. Men's Wool
Hose, fine quality, at 18c, worth 25c-
Great reduction in price on Ladies' Fine Vests a.-A Pants- Jersey 29c
from 38c; 75c from $1- Natural Wool, special value, $1 each.
Bargains In Blankets.
Storey 6z Eoy,
THE - BOSTON - STORE,
312 Main street.
H ALL TREES,
HARD TIME PRICES.
Furaitura, Carpets, Rugs. Undertaking in all its branches,
&sxuLcly HooK, - - - Conn.
ave You S5
VVhlcli yon Wiinl to Invent, wlii'ii-it will lo sale, at r ,er cent, paylilu semi-iiniiual ly ?
It ho w flu- lit ulirt' to
fl Vi f'r ri i-i fl 0'riArV Room No. 1, Chamber of Commerce,
M t f t t t t f t t V Wi t f t t i 7
And ho will loiiti tl on Toledo rmil estate.
ItKKKKKNCKS Kii'Ht :ition:il li:ink ot ToJcdo. ., iM-oiid National Ii:mk of Toledo, O.,
lion T. 1. lirown, Totudo, O., Hon (icoivc V Mitchell, South P.ritiiin, Conn., C. B.Taylor,
Nowtown, ( onu , and many ot lnrrs if lesirel.
"Wortcl' yzjr Trnnls..
k full izs. flit top trunk, covored with heivy duck, four slats on ton and two slats all around the
boiy. iron bound nd strongly nude, 2S inch $5, 30 inch 6, 33 inch $6.50, 3t inch 7.
HO inch $7.50. For sale by
vJ. S. TIKZIILTSOIsr,
42 Fairfield Ave. and 78 Middle St., BRIDGEPORT, CONN
Harness, Blankets. SIr Leather and Shoe Findings.
Sweep Horse Powers,
Plumb Hardware Company
452 Main Street,
TRIMMED HATS, TOQUES AND PLACODES.
Millinery House, - 437
A rtlrivlal Teeth
tuailH, no mutter now miicn you pay.
filling and Modern Dentistry In all its branches.
your im-e allowed on io worth of work.
He n v h 3s, Waterproofs and Rubber Goods
Rubber Boots and 8'noes, Garden Hoee, and a large line of Rubber
Goods of every description at the
75Tidc:ot)ort IFiULToloer Store
A.E. LACEY, Proprietor- 139 Fairfield, avenue, BRIDGE! ORT, CONH
P A RY CARRIAGES,
Fvrry fanner in Kalrfi county
e n save money ly buying th
Hay and Fodder
For Sale by
EVER OFFERED AT
Main St., - Bridgeport.
ARDSLE r, '
Artificial Tetth Without Plates-
With Plates. Set 'tenth on rubber .43. Rest
' set As and i 10, warranted tor three yearn. There is no better
205 Main St., DANB DRY, CONN
The Grajid Central Shopping
F. M. BROWN. 1). S. GAMBLE-
F . M
for Di'ess Goods is some
thing most women shake
their heads at, simply be
cause it's 25c a yd.
But just listen to this yester
day a ilady who bought $60
worth j oi our low priced
high quality Silk on Mon
day, and whose purse and
position in society affords
her the pick and choice of
thinjfsr boiudit here joods
for four dilierent gowns at
25c a yard.
A woman's taste and sense
after all overrides her prej
udice against a low price.
She saw at once that they
were 50c a yard values.
If another big peremptory
auction sale of Silks and
Dress Goods should occur
we could keep right on
with these splendid values
and low prices but mod
ern miracles are rare.
Of course these splendid Dress
Fabrics and Silks brine
you the very latest styles,
colorings and weave com
binations, and a call will
cause you to say, "Well I
am glad I didn't miss it.
system! Others get the
best of service and save
money every day.
REE FARK ! mil.K f 111 Xmv l!nv n on all
jmrrha-M! ! 1' ! i.tnj r over
J. J3- STILLSON, New Pre stoii, Conn
Choice Beef, Ku' ton. Lard, Fork. Veal. Hams, Ba
con. Corned Beef. Poultry, Game, Etc. All
the Fruits of the'Season-
FIRE. LIFE. ACCIDENT.
KS'Send me a postal and I will be pleased to call
J". "W". BRASIE,
Washington Depot, Conn.
DEALERS IN FINE GOLD WALL PARS,
OIL TINTS, FRESCO BORDERS, DECORA
TIONS WINDOW SHADED FIXTURES, ETC
MEWTOWN SAVINGS BANK Newtown,
11 Conn. Incorporated 1P55.
PHI1, CLAKKE, President; C. H. NORTH
BOP, Treasurer. 1JOUHS 9 a. m. to S ra.;
Monrtavs. 7 to 9 p in.
THE NEWTOWN LIBRARY:
Will be open tor rl rawing Books every Tues-
rtay 1 to 6 p m a''l 7 to" in the evening: Satur
dav 1 ora 1 n mi to fl (n tliH evening.
We keep conH'antly 011 hand tha latest and
best paper cover novels. Those desiring
reading matter should keep this in mind.
The Post Office News Room.
L. D, PLUMB, Proprietor,
11 P- 0. Arqade, . Bridgeport, Conn-
Church St., Newtown, Conn.
I. ALLEN MEEKER,Pharmaceutist.
PRESCRIPTIONS A SPECIALTY,
corner State and Main Sts.. Bridgeport, Ct
Harness Repairing. .
Boots and Shoes Repaired.
PKICES VERY REASONABLE
Location Sear Store in Postofflce Black.
A GOOD STEEL ROOF,
xi- - - -
3 Cents Per Square Foot.
I Write to
The Berlin Iron Bridge Co.,
.. , East Berlin, Conn.
THE ALBANY DENTISTS,
388 MAIN STREET,
fOpp. Cannon St., Bridgeport
P. W. BATES,
Has the largest .and finest as
sortment of finished Monuments
and Headstones of any establish
ment in the State; -.'
DEALER IN EVERYTHING IN
THE STONE LINE.
Vi A I
Affairs About Town.
MATTERS Of BUSINESS.
THE BEST PLASTER.
Dampen a piece of flannel with Cham
berlain's Fain Balm and bind it over the
seat of pain. It is better than any plas
ter. When the lungs are sore such an
application on the chest and another on
the back, between the shoulder blades,
will often prevent pneumonia. There is
nothing to good for a lame back or a
pain in the side. A eore throat can near
ly always be cured in one night by ap
plying a flannel bandage dampened with
Pain Balm. 50c bottles for sale by E. F.
Hawloy, Newtown, and S. C. Bull, San
dy Hook. .
Waterbury is quite a city, for here are
located many factories and the dry goods
firm of E. T. Turner & Co. It is a good
plan to visit their store when down to the
city for this week they are offering ex
traordinary blanket bargains, just right
for cold weather, and every week they
have something worth considering. They
are selling lots of cloaks because they
sell them reasonable.
Here is a pointer worth remembering.
Cold weather is nearly upon us and some
of the girls or boys may want a pair of
skates. Lyon & Grumman of Bridge
port keeps a large assortment and they
are headquarters for all hardware and
It's good advise, "U.n't be a drudge,"
and it comes from Ci a Key's business
school at New Haven. If you take the
pains to examine his advertisement, you
will get some pointers.
The Franklin typewriter is among the
leaders. More will be learned about it
See whitt Ewen Mclntyre & Co., are of
fering this week. They bought for spot
cash and are selling on a close margin.
If you contemplate a Southern trip,
this w inter, remember 5urr & Knapp of
Bridgeport sell tickets by rail or steam
ship to all parts of the South.
Pretty wedding gifts and watches of
all varieties at Parker & Davis' Bridge
As is usual G. W. Fairchild, the Bridge
port jeweler, is arranging for the holi
days for his friends and patrons. He
carries a fine line goods at any time of
Crockery and glassware, in fact any
thing in house furnishings at C. E. Hus
ted & Son's, State street, Bridgeport.
Iiotsford is a great railroad center and
is bound to grow. It is booming down
there, with its new-station and other new
buildings and now we hear of another
large transfer of building lots, this time
on Railroad avenue. Julia J. Whitloek
has sold to Charles It. Hope a tract of
land and it is said that building lots will
be mapped out and Botsford boomed tre
mendously, in spite of the so-called hard
times. Both the above named parties are
DEATH OF HENRT FRENCH.
The death of Henry French, occurred
on Thursday, November 2. His death
resulted from a cancerous tumor of the
stomach, he having been sick about three
months and confined to the bed but three
weeks. He was 50 years and 5 months
old and left a wife and four children, Mrs
Mary L. Ogden, Mrs George Lake, Mrs
George B. Curtis and Turney French.
The funeral was held from his late resi
dence at 1 p. m.,on Saturday, November
4, ltev Mr Linsley ofliciating. The inter
Jient in the Huntingtown cemetery.
FROM A WELL KNOWN HORSEMAN.
To Editor Newtown Bee : I failed to
find any note of Hurlingham's great race
at Poughkeepsie, October 25 and 2G. In
it he got a record of 2.19 1-2, making him
the king stallion of Connecticut. The
race was between Hurlingham, B. II. by
Wilkesdale, L. M. Johnson;' Quarter
stretch, B. H., Quartermaster, Kidge
wood Farm, Danoury; Leesee, B. M.,
Quartermaster, Itidgewood Farm ; Cor
ner Bells, B. M., St Bell, Maplecroft
Farm, Pawling, N. Y. Hurlingham
took the first, hird and fifth heats, the
time being 2.19 1-2, 2.20 1-2 and 2.25 1-2
The second heat Quarterstretch took in
2 24 1-2; also the fourth in 2.22. Hur
lingham showed himself a great race
horse, winning all of his heats without
a break and coming home fresh and
strong. Yours most truly, F. H. War
ner. FAITHFUL RAILROAD WORKERS.
ONE DAYS' VACATION IN SIXTEEN YEARS.
Station agent L A. Robinson of West
Cornwall has occupied his present post
of duty for 1G years, and will complete
17 years in February.- He saya all this
time he has only been absent one day
from his post of duty, a remarkable
Thomas Doughrity of West Cornwall,
a section foreman on Division 12 of the
Berkshire line, entered the services of
the old Housatonic road in 1864. He
has been a foreman since 1870. Mr
Doughrity owns a farm, which is
carried on by his two sons, Thomas and
George, 18 and lo years old.
Born, to Mr and Mrs George It. Lake
of Palestine, Sunday, November 13, a
Mr and Mrs Wesley T. Hayes of
Bridgeport, who occupied the Belden
residence in the Street, this summer,
passed lat Sundaj- in town.
Mrs Hnlrlah Peck and Frank SUlson
spent Sunday in ltoxbury, guests of
Mrs Henry Fairchild of Taunton dis
trict has visited with Bridgeport friends,
Itev Mr Linsley was in attendance at
meeting of the Episcopal rectors held -at
St Paul s Episcopal church, Bridgeport,
this week, Monday. . " .
Special to the ladies of Newtown and
all surrounding towns. The New York
hair dressing, manicure and cosmetic
parlors 20 and 21 Connecticut Na'ional
bank building, Bridgeport, are conducted
by Mrs J. W. Beach and Mrs A. Valen
tine, are finding great favor with the la
dies of Bridgeport "and are filling a long
felt want in the city at these ideal art
parlors. All work in hair dressing, cog'
metic or manicureing is of "high merit
and at moderate prices. Mrs Gorham's
treatments given for pimples, "freckles
and wrinkled faces, and are absolutely
sure and perfectly safe on physical cul
ture principals. : Ladies' and gentlemen's
manicure v.ork. Tickets hve for $a ou.
Samples of cream and cards at parlors
Fairfield County Chat.
FUNERAL OF H. It. BANKS.
The remains of B. B. Banks were fol
lowed to their long home by a great many
relatives and friends. The church- was
filled to overflowing. Mrs John null,
Miss S. Hopkins, Harry Sherwood and
Royal Banks sang that beautiful piece,
"Waiting," which was a favorite of the
deceased. The beautiful oaken casket
heavily mounted with silver, was cover
ed with flowers placed there by loving
ones. Rev Mr Duinkerke and "Itev Dr
Plumley took charge of the services. All
the family were present except one son,
wno resides in California.
A LIVELY RUNAWAY.
On Tuesday evening as William King,
Samuel and Arthur Bulkley were driving
down Snake hill, the holdback broke and
as the carriage hit the horses' heels he
started into a run, throwing all out and
hurtipa Samuel .Bulkley's hip so he is
obliged to use a.crutch. The others were
more fortunate and only received a few
bruises and scratches. The horse was
stopped about a mile below and had done
very little damage to the carriage.
THE FAIRFIELD'S FAILED TO APPEAR.
The Greenfield baseball clnb went to
Fairfield on Saturday to play the return
game, but as the Fairfiield's failed to ap
pear on their grounds, the Greenfield's
claim the game.
On Thursday about noon the barn, car
riage house and several small buildings
of Elihu Burr were destroyed by fire.
Through the effoits of Mr Keeler and the
neighbors, the stock, carriages, harness
es, etc., were saved. It was insured for
8500, loss about 1000.
Cards are out for the marriage of Johu
Morris Burr of Brooklyn, third son of
liev Marcus Burr, to Miss Henrietta
Gibbs of Norwalk, on Wednesday even
ing, the 22d, at G 30 o'clock in the Sec
ond Methodist church.
Quite a number from here attended the
sociable at E. J. Wilson's in Fairfield
Woods on Thursday evening. A com
pany of 100 or mo 'e were there and all
had a fine time.
Mrs E. M. Carr i3 visiting in New Y'ork
F. F. Silliman and Mrs II. Godfrey of
Bridgeport were litre calling on relatives,
Mrs George Bonnet t has been on a vis
t to her parents in Hartford.
David Clark is improving from his late
Mrs Jane Mallett has a patient at her
house for whom she is caring.
Itev Mr Lewis of Bridgeport spent a
day last week with J. A. Treadwell hunt-
ng for birds. Mr Lewis is having a val
uable dog trained by J. W. Treadwell.
Randolph Bradley and Charles Keller
spent a week in Redding recently, put
ting Mr Bradley's farm in shape.
Mr and Mrs William C. Staples of
Westport, Mr and Mrs Frank Coley,
children of a former rector here, attend
ed morning service at St Peter's, last
Itev A. Goldsborough and wife were
in New Jersey, the first of the week.
Invitations are out for the 25th anni
versary of Mr and Mrs B. S. Hurd, this
week Friday evening, November 17.
E. A. Barley and son, Elmer, are haul
ing logs to Andrew Nichols' mill, pre
paratory to fixing up his barns.
Mrs Laura Curtis and family of Sandy
Hook were Sunday guests of Mrs D. A.
Nichols of Monroe.
. D. H. Chatfield and wife were at Bon-
nibrook, the first of the week.
St Paul's church is preparing music
for their Christmas entertainment.
Hie Indies' aid society met with Mrs
L. H. Wheeler, this week Wednesday.
Mrs Theodore Hubbell is recovering
from an attack of typhoid fever.
Mrs Henry Wheeler has moved from
S. B. Brownson's tenement house into
the house with her sister, Mrs Frank
About 10 acres of wood land were
burned . over, Sunday, supposed to have
been set afire by hunters.
Theodore Mallett commences to run a
meat wagon, this week. Success to him.
Miss Carrie Hall is spending the win
ter in Bridgeport, learning the milliners'
Beach Hall has had to leave work in
Easton, on account of a severe fall be
had on the building ot L. Gould, but is
Miss Alice Seeley has visited Miss
Mary Beach, for a few days.
William E. Waller has spent a few
days in New Jersey, the past week.
' SHELTON- '
TheAdams cotton mill has commenc
ed running again. The laborers therein
have been idle two or three months.
Their, wages have been cut down.
The. policemen of the borough have
been photographed in uniform, by Miss
George Ackerman appeared for trial,
last Tuesday morning, but on account
of the absence or witness tor tne state,
the hearing was postponed for two
The officers of the poultry organiza
tiou have had about 100 special prizes
donated for their exhibiton in January
A thief entered the home of J. W,
Anderson in the day time, last Monday,
and stole a gold watch and chain belong'
ingto Miss Nellie Anderson, and $21 in
money belonging to ner D.'otner.
The machinery, tools and stock be
longing to the insolvent estate of the
Erschell Co., were sold at public auc
tion on Tuesday, and brought low prices.
.The Whitloek Machine Co., have
bought air improved printing press,
which is spoken of as superior to any
now in use. "
The seats have been placed in the
Scattergood tabernacle and they will
? oon be ready to occupy it.
The Echo Hose Co., held a social,
Thursday evening, at which the tobacco
tax did not interfere with their enjoy
ment'. Miss Wllie E. Philbrick of East Ando'
ver , N. H., is visiting her sister, Mrs
Keneston, at the Congregational parson
age. Frederick G. Perry and Horace
Wheeler have been appointed commis-
ioners on the Erschell company's in
The Congregational church prayer
meeting at Frank Waite's, last Thursday
evening, was largely attended.
John Hampden lodge, Sons of St
George, will hold their meetings in
Mechanics' hall once a month hereafter.
Garfield camp, S. of W. V., held a
pleasant basket sociable, last Friday
evening, in Mechanics' hall.
T. J. Chadeayne shot a small dog, last
Saturday, which acted strangely and
bit other dogs, although it did not show
the signs of hydrophobia.
Miss Florence Wilson, aged about 10
years, died last Saturday. She was a
very exemplary young lady, a regular
attendant at tne uaptist cnurch, and will
be much missed by her many friends.
The funeral was held, Monday afternoon.
and the interment was in the new River
The carpenters have temporarily closed
n the front of the Pierpont block. It
is in the hands of he plasterers, but will
probably not be finished until spring.
Itev Mr Pitblado of Ansonia, preached
last Sabbath morning, in the Methodist
church, in the absence of Rev Mr
Arbuckle, who has been ill at his former
home in Pennsylvania, and Henrv Hoar
of the ". M. C. A., of Ansonia, occupied
the pulpit in the evening.
Tramps are frequent occupants of
the lock-up on these cold nights.
The ladies of the Congregational
church gave a supper and entertainment
in the Town hall, last Wednesday even
The fire alarm sounded, Saturday
evening about 11 o'clock, and the fire
department responded. The fire was a
slight one in the Iron foundry building
and was soon subdued with but little
In New Haven
AT THE PURCHASE.
Mrs Mary E. Barnum is visiting her
nephew, Birdsey Gilbert.
Martin Wentsch is home on a weeks'
Mrs George N. Piatt has returned
home, after an absence of nearly four
The Purchase school will close, thi3
week, but the teacher, Miss Edith Ros-
well, will return the next term.
Miss Mary Stillson is home again.
Miss Mary Wentsch is staying with her
parents for a while.
Messrs Pierce & Gilbert have complet
ed the house at the garnet quarry, for
iiiioert wiinams and are now building a
barn for Mr Williams.
The Union Sandpaper & Emery Wheel
Co. have five men at work in the garnet
quarry and are getting out a large quan
tity ot rock. Gilbert Williams teams are
kept busy drawing the rock to Tyrrell's
mill and they are also storing large
quantities of it in the basement of the
new mill at the quarry. The rock hard
ens by exposure to the weather and has
to be kept under cover. The rock is to
be ground here and then taken to Bos
ton, Mass., where it is manufactured into
sandpaper, emery wheels, etc. The
quarry here is the only quarry the com
pany has. Charles Yose, the treasurer
of the company, has charge of the busi
ness here, now coming here every two or
three weeks to look after the business,
Mr Brandt, who foruierly had charge
here, being now on the road selling. The
company do not now expectto start the
new mill unfil spring. Ihey expect to
put in the machinery about February.
There were 13 deaths in the month of
P. P. Gardella has opened a branch
fruit stand in West Ansonia.
Mr Spear goes to Seymour to
open temperance reform.
Harvey Ilotchkiss is quite ill at his
home on Maple street.
John W. Minor of Roxbury markets
his honey in Ansonia.
Charles Shepard has again taken up
the sale of the Singer sewing machine.
A new force of workmen on the Epis
copal church are rushing the work.
Mrs George Crook is ill at her home
on Prospect street.
Rev A. L. Hubbard preached in the
Methodist church, Sunday morning.
George II ye of New Haven has been
visiting at John Roswell's on Hull's Hill,
during the past week.
Ernie Stowe has had his house
shingled anew. -
Mrs George Stoddard spent last Sun
day at her old place on Hull's Hill.
Mrs Warren Stowe spent last Sunday
with her daughter in Bridgeport.
Mrs C. P. Cook spent last Sunday
with her mother in Kettletown.
Jillson Brothers had a full force of
hands at their steam saw mill, last week.
Litchfield County News.
AFFAIRS AT ST PAUL'S.
St Paul's church young folks have
started a sociable to be held every other
EViiair ovpninr. The first meet at the
rectory at which time the comedy, "Be
ware of the day" was renearsea oy me
fnlUa. after which a Poverty
party was had and prizes given to the
lady and gentleman me mosi poverty
stricken. Julia Bissell and- Clarance
i?nmsev won the orizes. Her's was a
jnii onri his a nnmnkin moonshine
Uiru, I' x
v.nii oftpmlunr. is exnected to 2lve 10
cents, which is to be used in replenish
ing the Sunday school library. About
? woa raised at the first meeting. The
next meeting is to be at George Clem
HUNTERS ARE NUMEROUS.
'vha fnv hunters have been husv for
the last few days and many a sly Rey
nard has lost hi9 life. Game must be
very plenty this fall, judging from the
rr-out numhpr nf hunters and the almost
ceaseless popping of their guns. Even
last Sunday, guns were heard in the
covers during tne aay.
TTonrir Untehkiss and sons have com
menced the addition which tbey are to
Thnmnsnn nlace. The kitchen is
moved back and the upright part is ex
tended, so as to mase new rwiu m uuu
n.n.s. tvo hmisn is bein? painted
white." Prof Loveland is wielding the
W. H. Crampton and wife have re
turned to their home in Naugatuck.
Mr Crampton's five months stay has
been beneficial to his health, and he
takes his place in-the rubber shop,
wh'.ch he vacated last May.
There was a dance in the Hall, last
Wednesday night, gotten up by Messrs
Anderson and Buell. The attendance
was small, but a very select party. The
music was by Ioveland and Bachmann.
Mt Tom school is, after a week's vaca
tion, and a change of teachers, pursuing
the even tenor of its way. Mrs Edith
li. Kuntz is the present teacher.
THE SANFORD CLARK CASE SETTLED.
The case of Sanford and Clark on the
horse trade is finally settled. Clark
pays the cost.
Mrs William L. Burgess has gone to
Bethel and Danbury on an extended
Mr and Mrs John Frost of Thomaston
were home over Sunday making calls on
their old neighbors.
Miss Mary Zeiler is home or a visit,
from New Milford.
Rev Mr Draper will preach at the
chapel, Sunday, November 19, at 3 p. in.
Services were held at the chapel, Sun
day, by Rev Mr Sanford. It being a
pleasant day there was a good attend
ance. H. B. Bostwick spent a few days in
Brooklyn, last week, as the guest of his
sister, Mrs H. B. Uealy.
Miss Eliza Mairie is spending a while
with her sister in Bantam.
Itev E. L. Whitcome gave a cottage
lecture at the home of G. Northrop, last
Tuesday evening. The next will be at
E. W. Smith's.
The tri-weekly meetings are still held
in the Methodist church. Several
speakers have been over from Danbury
and more are expected on Wednesday
night of this week.
The school closed here, Tuesday.
The teacher, Miss Eva Bostwick, has
met with good success, being her first
term of teaching, and the scholars are
much attached to her. The services of
Miss Mary Ward are secured for the
Eddie Ford entertained quite a com
pany at the old home of his grandfather,
E. W. Ford, last Friday evening.
C. A. Hawley and E. II. Ilotchkiss
were recent guests of Mrs E. W. Smith,
stopping with them over Sunday.
Mr and Mrs I. T. Beers visited at Wal
ter Bristol's, last week.
D. R. Barnum is making quite exten
sive repairs on his house. His sou, Fred, is
employed by J. Northrop for tha win
ter. S. F. Clark ha3 purchased a new horse
of Will Beers of Danoury. II. X. Camp
has one from the same place.
Mrs Ira Shepard was the guest of her
father, A. M. Wordin, Sunday. Mrs
Wardon entertained her siter, Mrs
Barnum of Danbury, last week.
Ex-Selectman Grannis is busy these
days, buying and selling cows, cattle,
etc. He can supply the needs of almost
anyone in the cattle line.
The News of The Day.
Ten out of 14 coal barges in a tow oft
Stratford, Friday morning, were caught
in a rough sea and sunk. Xo lives were
lost as far as could be learned. The
Middlesex Rubber company just organ
ized In Middletown has for its officers :
President, II. II. Francis, Hartford; sec
retary, D. M. Baldwin, Hartford ; super
intendent, A. C. Squires, Brooklyn.
Arthur C. Baker, aged 22 years, official
court stenographer for the Windham
county Superior court is missing, and it
is Delieved bis mind is unbalanced.
Court Stenographer Coggswell is taking
his place. The Waterbury Traction
company has absorbed the Connecticut
Electric company, the terms Demg tne
purchase of the capital stock, 200,000
at par value, the same to be payable in
bonds bearing 5 Der cent iuterest.
Rev William Kolpehen, pastor of the St
John's German Lutheran church in Meri-
den, has stirred up the Masonic fraterni
ty by a statement be made at a funeral
Tuesday afternoon, that Freemasonry
was not compatible with Christianity.
This remedy Is becoming so well known and
so popular as to need no special mention.
All who have used Electric Bitters sing the
same song ot praise. A purer medicine does
not exist and it is guaranteed to do all that is
claimed. Electric Bitters will cure all diseas
es of the Liver and Kidneys, will remove Tim
ples, Boils, Salt Rheum and other affections
caused by impure blood. Will drive Malaria
from the system and prevent as well as cure
all Malarial levers. For cure of Ileadaclie,
Constipation and Indigestion try Electric Bit
ters Entire satisfaction guaranteed or money
efunded. Price 50cts. and $1.00 per bottle at
E. F.Hawley's Drug Store.
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B THAT CUKkS;
g GEORGE H. COOK, H
H : Newburyport, Mass.
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8 " Ijirt February I wa taken with 'tA
: J 1 V. a.td vu ronfiti'd to my mom El
gj fr four week. At ioou m I cuuiq t np I began jj
p - 'DANA'S 1
I SARSAPARILLA I
Hlt goon TTW.urht a vronilorf til jr"- IfJI
R$Tho C:-rii lii-a lft i' a umble coii4i-jy
?Ut:-n st'VfVft 1 in bk, nl
L?!t1'iK 2" !iet4. I vrs s.i weak I cmiM hTuy
ttjr'-t Ui rtai". Two Imttitu of DAS AH SnSAFA-
KiTL, V w.:i!.t a perfect cu-e. I vouNl -"n
f-i Drnn SaTOtiarnla Co.. Belfast. Maine, fig
A BICYCLE OH WATCH,
Oon haMrnMl in fw hmini
'hrtAkins' orders for ua. ThouS-Vi
anils of other premiums. Send stamp for catalogue,
Tne aeff Kngiana xwa in., itnogwpoix, wu
EWES McLVTTEE ft CO.
AND HIS BUYERS .
Were able to buy with spot cash
last week. Almost Incredible
The great value in Dress Goods
See what snot cash hns ilnnn for ron in
An endless varietv ol Silks: an t.h awfhllv
Warm and conilortalilo. liiir i
in prise, Blankets,
Something to look at Wanw th
cheap; yes, cheaper than you ever saw the
iui oi iuu pieces. Embroidered Flannels,
Men's Cndcrwear-Who would have thought
it possible to buy such elegant I'nderwear
is oflered this week
And neckties, too.
Xo wonder they are al
Table Linen and Cotton Cloth will have a
big run this week
Xo other house could give such value in
Towels as are sold this week
If you want to get the best Garment in the
market for little money go to
Another surprise in Men's Japanese Initial
Handkerchiefs, 22-inch, at 50c only.
If there is any store in the world where you
can get more than your money's worth that is
Xo two prices here, but a clean cut. low
down, one-price system always
Baby Cloaks and Outfits the best an. I
Newman's Corsets, the best made.
Dry Goods Importers,
837 & 839 CHAPEL ST.,
NEW HAVEN, CONN.
AT HALF PRICE.
For the next 30 days I will
For half price in order to re
duce my stock. Call and see us
Good work guaranteed.
PHOTO AETIST, 105 State street. Bridgeport
Conn. Take elevator.
A Village Lot,
A Home in the City
or Village or Country,
Or expecting to have one,
To secure the Invaluable Help, the Best In.
formation the thousands ot Plain. Practical.
iseiui Hints ana suggestions given in ina
All prepared by thoroughly experienced. In
telligent men, who know well what they talk
and write about
Nine hundred engravings in each volume,
bring clearly to the understanding a great
variety ot labor saving, labor helping plana
and contrivances, illustrations ot animals.
plants, Duuuings, nousenold Helps and con
veniences, pleasing pictures for old and
IT IS IMPOSSIBLE lr
these pages without gathering many hints
and suggestions, each one ot which is worth
many times the small cost of this Journal for
a whole year only (1.50, postpaid. Sample
copy free on application. Address,
The American Agriculturist,
62 and 84 tafayetts Place. lew Tort. M. T.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. ,
I reeaiT rabseriptisas for the Lacier Eosm
JTonraal, all the Hew Tork papers ; la fact every
paper pnbiibed ia the U sited States, and will
take care if yo-ir rabseriptioa jait as well as if
seat to the publisher direct, thai relieTinf yon of
the trouble of writing -JOHU
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