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& BARBER, The Hjuse Furnishers, BIRMINGHAM, CONN. The inauguration of our annual GRAND HOLIDAY SALE will bo celeb-ated this week. DRY GOODS, CLOAKS, FURNITURE & CARPETS, together with rnd attractive ton thousand Choice CHRISTMAS N 3VELTIES which will te displayed- UOAVARl) & BARBER'S, Birmingham, Conn. The Travelers Guide NK'.V ViMtlv, r.W HAVEN AND IlAltlrOHD U.MLItOAD. I ! KKKHIKK DIVISION. NliVrlllbt'l' l!. 1S'J3. NKW II A KN -North. IMS ft. in., 4.-M Hotllll. 1-2 is ii. 111. 1- 8IIKI.TUN North. 10.10 K. 111. , 4.M . III. South 1-2 li:l, " :'.2 I). III. S'l'KV KN.scN - North, lo.it a. III., ."i.ilT in south. II 'xi i hi., i l-" p.m. MOVUoK. No tli, tlo.Jti a. in., South, t II .4 ii. in., IT. 12 p. in. lt(v'sr'ilil -r.oith, 7 .'HI, lo.:i'.i a. 7.i hi p. in Suiuhiy, s.10 a. in. f.-).l:l II., I -Z .'JO, S.-'S, south, ii. at a to , 7 07 p in. NKWToWN- North. 7 -H. 10 47 a. in., 12.35, S.M 7.1'.! p. ii. Siimlaj, t.ls a. in. South 7.otl, "7, '27 a. in., 4 ..!, t;.;iO, (I..i7 p Siiiiilay, 0.1 1 p. in. HA W LKWIIXK -North, 7..V2, 10..V1 a. ll.xt, .i 42, .20 p. in. siimiay, .'27 a. in nouth. 7 ('I. f .:W, II. 10 a. in., 4. '21, ti.ot, 6.4 p in. su imIi y, "-M p. in. IlttooKr'H.LD .ll .M I'luS North, 8.0.1. 11. K a. m., I .'20, ."..'., 7 2'.i p. in Sun, lay, H.:ti a. in. .sout.i, B..v, 1...10, ti.lo u. m.( 4.12 .Vftft, il.lo p. in. hiiiuhiy A.U p in IlltlHlKI-it I.. North, H.OM , 11.13 a. 111., 1 .:!; il.tit, 7 M p. I i. Sutnlay. s 41. South, H.47.M.20, 11 it. in., v:io, h.;jo p in . suniiay, 6.37 p. 111 LANKSV1I.I.K an.l Sl ll.l. It I V K If North, .): a. 111 , l.l.i, tl (ii p. 111. South, to, H.K) a. 111., 5.1(1, 11.2:1 p. 1 1. Sunday, north, fw.47 u. m nontli, t.V'.'ii 11 in. NKW MlLroliD North, H.22. 11.47 a. in., 2.15, H.-20, p. ui. Sunday, a. 111. South H.:ill, H.Oft, 10.4S a. 111., 3..VI, 5. 10, B.18 p. 111 Sunday .V'2i. MKUWISSVII I.K -North, 8.3d, ll.Slla. in., 3.45, u.a-2 p in- S oiday .'.i.oii 11.111. South, lo.ai a. in 4.34. i o'i p. 111. Sunday , 4..17 p. rn. KKNT Noith, S.-IH, 11..M a. 111., 3.2. B 4.1 p. rn .SiiihIiiv.'vM .1 111. South, 10 '23 a. in., 3.2s, 4.14, n.;,o p. 111. nunnav iw p in. C'OKNVV ALL IKIIMIK -Noith, 0.04 a. in., 12.04 4.30, ; p. 111. Sunday ,0.311 a. in. South, I0.1S a ill., 3 HI, 3 .'I). 3d p. in. Sunday ,4. 14 p. 111. VVKSl' (JOKNW ALL-North, 0.13 a. in , 12 12 4..VI, 7.0!i p. 111 Sunday ,11.47 a. 111. South, 10.03 a. 111.. 3. ox, X..1J, .1.21 p. 111. ountiuy,4.oi p. in BOTH K! TO BKIIXIEI'OKT. BOTSr UUD Mirth, 7.30, 10.30 a. m 12.20, 5.23, 7 04 p. in. Sjnday, 8.10 a. in South, 7.17, 8 65, 1 1.40 a.m., 4.37, 7.07 p. ui. Sunday, 0.21 p. in. 8TI.l'NKY North, 7.2X, 10 24 a. in.. 12.05, li.fi, 6.56 p. 111. Si inlay, li a. 111 South, 7 '2S, 0.03, 1I.4W a. m.ri.i ), 1. ui p in. nunimy, o.js p. m LONU HILL- North, 7 22, 10. Itf, 11.40 a. in ,5.03 .4I P. tn. Sunday, ,M p. 111. South. 7.34. ttMlii, ll.M a. 111., 4.50, 7.21 p. ni Sunday 6.43 p. m. Till UBiILL North, 7. in, 10.12, 11.33 a. m.. 4.37. 0.4.1 n. 11. suniiay, 1.4, a. in. south 7.30, U.14 a. in., 11.50, 4 57, 7.26 p. m. Sunday, Tt)..w p. m. B HI DUE I'OKT North, 7.03, 10, 11.15 a. m., 4.45, e.iio p. 111. Minoay, , .Ja a. 111. arrive. 7.00 9.25 a. ui., 12.10, 6.10, 7.40 p. in. Sunday 7.05 p. in. PANBURV DIVISION. DANIHTltY Arrive 7.41, 6.5ft, 10.55 a. m., 2.10, 5.37,126.96.36.199 p.m Sunday, 10.23 a. m...27 p.m. j.tiRVM u.l.), a. 10, 1..)", n..vi tk. . m.;4 25. 6.10. 6.57. 11.40 n. ni. Bimaay, o.oo a. in., o.uo p. 111. BKTHEL N01U1, H.4H. 7JH, 10.41) a. m 1.04, 5.31, 6.-20, 6.46 p. in. Sunday, 10.17 a. ni., N. '20 p. in. South, 6.22, 6.42, 7.36 a.m., 4.31, 6.in.7.m.U.47 p.m. Sunday ,8. 12 a.m.. 5.12 n.ni. BKDDINU North. 7.2a a. in, l.W, 6.40 t. in 8.21 .in. Sunday, 10.1 1 a. ni., 8.13 p. m. South, in.. 7.10, 11.54 p. m. Sunday, M.18 a. at., p. in. 811 H PAUG RAILROAD. November 1U, 1'J3. BKTIIKL Leuve 7.37, a. m- 6.85 P. m Sunday 8.12 a. m. Arrive 8.55 a. in., 4.4 p. tn. Sunday 6.15 p. m HAW LKY V ILLE North, 8.45 a.m., 6..W SundH.y, 8.35 rn. Leave lor Botliel 8, 2.4o' in., 410 p. ni Sunday, 6 p. in. 8HEPAU0 Nc rth, f'.).02 a. m., f6.02 P- m Sunday, t8 4 a.m. South, f8.25 a.m.,f31 p in. Sumtay, 5.36 p. tn. yoXHUKY FALLS North, f9.15 a.m., tfl-10 p.m. Sundav, t.B7 a.m. 8outU,t8.17 a.m., t3JJ p. tn. suinlitv, t5.26 p. m. . BOX BURY M( rtli, .50 a. m, B.18 p. m. Sun- clay, 9.10 a. m. South, 8.08 a. m, 8.26 p. m. Sunday, 6 15 p. in. JUDU'S Bill IXjK North, fIO.00 a.m., f6.24 p. in. Sunday, 1 9.17 a. in. South, (8.02 a.m., fJ.57 p. m. Kunday, f5.03 p. in. WASillNUTON-Norlh, 10.45 a.m., 6-36 p. in. Sunday. 9.17 a. m. South, 1M a. m., 2.45 p. m. Sunday, 4.S1 p. m. NKW PRKSTOM North, 10.55 a. m., 6.40 p. ta. Sundav, 9. 13 t . m. South, 746 a. in, 2.20 p.m. Sunday, 4..I8 p. in. ROMt'OKD Ncrth, II 10 a.m., tfl. 411 p.m. Sun day, 9.64 a. ni. South, f7.87 a.m., f2.ot p.m. Sunday, 4.26 .m. MOKRIS Norm, 11.20, W&t p. m. Sun- day, 10.02 a. tc . South, 11. Hi a. m, fl-W p. m Sunday, 4.18 f BANTAM Nonh, 11.4.1, a.m. ,7.04 p. m. Sunday, lu.xua-m. ai day, 4.07 a. in 10.20 a. m. South, 7.23 a. in, Uii p. Pi, Sun- LAKE Nonh, tllJW p.m., t7.07 p.m. Sunday, 1 10.24 a. m. t outh, t7.20 a. in, 1 1.22 p.m. Sun flay, 8.56 P II, Lra;uri Kt.l-.Arrlve U.85 a.m.,7.12 p.m. Sun- oay, iu.ju n. 1 1. noum, j.10 a.m., mo p. in, Sunday, S-V0 p. m. NEW TOHK NKW ENGLAND B.R, N'lVHmrinr 12. lHlia. 10yKYVILt K H.B8E i2.02, 7.18 p m. WM . m, p. m. NKWTOWN -K'Uit 17.20 p. m. We8t f3.53 a. m, tiM p. P. BAN u)Y HOOK-Fart 12.12, 77 p. m. v-wt lMn tn 14s p.m. SOUTH BURY-Kant UJil, 7J17 p. m. West gssa-mj S-Si p.m. t Train mop whon slKnaled only. nJa-tii j' .r.TST-0 b THE NEWTOWN BEE. PUBLISHED BY THE BEE PUBLISHING COMPANY. ALLISON P SMITH. tiniTOR. VltTHLlt J. SMITH, BUS1NKSS MANAGER - $125 a Tear. 75 Cents for Six Months. ou cents lur x our mourns, r our uunts a Lopy. SEWTOWN. CORN. FKIDA7, DEC. 22, 1893 Affairs About Town. MATTERS OF BUSINESS- SOltE THROAT. For a aoro throat there is nothing bet- ((" than a tlaiini'I lianuiigc aanuivnea with C'liiiniborlaiirs l'aiti lliilin. Jt will ni'tirly always t'll'ct't a cure in one nifjht's time. This icnicdy is also a fuvorite for ihiMKiiatlsm and has cured many very se vere easel, otic bottles for sale by K. V llawley, Newtown, and S. .'. Bull, San dy Hook. Ill CKl.IA'S ARNICA SALVK. ''he best stilve in the world for cuts, liruiseH, fore;, ulcern, unit iheuii), fever sorest, tetter, ilmppcd lninds, chilblains, corns and all s-kin eruption?, and posi tively cures piles or no pay required. It is guaranteed to (jive perfect satisfaction or money refunded. I 'rice -"c per box. For sale by K. F. H:ivley, Newtown, ii ml S. ( '. Hull, Sandy Hook. A HOI'SLIIOLD TRKASL UK. I). V. Fuller of Cuniijoharie, N. V., savs that he always keeps Dr King's New IMscoverv in the house and his fam ily have always found the very best re suits follow its use ; that lie would not be without it, if procurable. (l.A.lyke- man, drtig;i,'t'i t'atskill, N. ., says that Ir Kind's New Discovery is undoubted ly the best cough remedy ; that lie has used it in his family for eight years and it lias never failed to do what is claimed for It. Why not try a remedy bo long tried and tested. '1 rial bottles free at K. F. Hawley's drug store, Newtown, or S. c. Hull's, Sandy Hook. Kegular size .".tic and 1. SI'I .I'lUl.N CASKS. S. II. ( Ti fiord. New t assel. Wis., was troubled with neuralgia and rheumatism, his -tomach was disordered, his liver was all'ected to an alarming degree, appetite fell away and he was terribly reduced in health and strength. Three bottles of Fli-ctric Hitters cured him. Kdwurd Shepherd, Hani-burg, 111., h id a running sore on his leg of eight vi'ars' standing. I'sed three bottles of Klectric Hitter and seven boxes of Huek h n's Arnica Salve and his leg is sound mil well. .John Speaker, Catawba, ., bad live large fever sores on his leg and doctors, said he w as incurable. One bot- le of Klectric Hitters and one box of Hucklen's Arnica Salve cured him en tirely. Sold by K. F. Haw ley, Newtown, and S. 0. Hull, Sandv Hook. NEWTOWN ACADFMY. The Christmas Vacation. Standing of Pupils- -Tin Examinations. The Acadi'inyjlias closed for the Tiri.-t-mas vacation and w ill re-open on Wed nesday, January .'i. Netirly all the schol ars did well in written test examinations held in the academic department, last week. Many of the boys, who have hitherto been handicapped in their school ork by attending school only portions of the year, have this year begun with the classes and taken a very deep inter st in their work, a large number of them making the highest averages in the reci tations and examinations they ever made it; their school work. The reports given out this week em hrace the results of the written examina tions as well as the daily recitations 'hroughout the term. The following Members of the advanced department made above 00 per cent on the whole term's work : First division, Bessie L. Heers, Florence A. Warner, Edith M. Peck, Nellie llubbell, Ilattie L. Ferris, Hradley Kodger.s and Ernest Sanford. Second division, Hubert Camp, Fannie M. Heers, Albert Feck, Harry Curti", Bessie .Jonas, Kittie French, Clarence Huir, Edith Minor, Laura Mitchell, Louis Briscoe, Mary Antone, Henry Moore, Libbie Chambers, Beach Hawley, Robert Leavenworth, James Betts and Arthur Moore. Third division, Florence Lake, Louise Hawley, Hobert Warner, Alice Partridge, Jessie Taylor, Jessie I'ayne, Harry Mason, Arthur Peck, Lorenzo Jackson, Birdsey Snillin, Alice Beers, Oertrude Beards-ley , Frank Blackmail. I he marks of live others were very close to the DO per cent limit. They were Katie McMahon, Arthur Reynolds, Tora Beard-dey, Thomas Coles aud Clar- i:ce Beardsley. A new text book, Blaisdell's American and British authors, has recently been i ntroduced in the Academy for the first and second year pupils. 1 ne ,:c-ar Class in Latin win take up Virgil after the holidays. The papers of Miss Be-sie Beers and Miss Florence Warner in the examination of C;osar and Latin grammar were the best Latin pa pers that have yet been received in the school. BRINGING JOT TO MANX HOMES. During the past week many of the people of Xewtown, Sandy Hook and Hawleyville have been kindly remember ea Dy benator M. J. Houlihan, who pre sented Rev P. Fox, pastor of St Rose's church, with a large number of hams for distribution among the deserving poor of his congregation. In these days of want and general depression, when the ever willing heart and ready hand cannot find that employment which once carried cheer and joy, comfort and happl-ess, to the dear home and family circle, it Is a sweet aud consoling thought to know that we are not forgotten by kind and Christian men whom fortune has more favored. Thia verily is charity, true and Christian and worthy the imraitation of our more aflluent townsmen. This marked generosity on the part of our genial senator will gladden many hearts, bring cheer and joy to many a Christmas table and many hearts will unite in wish ing him and his happy family a merry, merry Christmas and many returns of the happy Christian festival. - AHAKDS0ME CHRISTMAS DISPLAY. E. F. Hawley and his clerks have been busy, thia week, for the good weather has brought out the Christmas shoppers. Mr Hawley has a minature Christmas bazar in his store, presents for big and little, and articles for ail' sizes of pocket books. He has a fine line of candies, and Is doing his share to help old New town have a Merry Christmas. A LIVELY INCIDENT. The Carroll brothers, as they were go. ing down Gulf Hill, Tuesday morning, on their way to wcrfc at the Fatfcrjfjr, had a lively experience. The wagon hit the horse's heels and he ran down the road. When they reached the corner they rein ed the horse into the fence to stop him, which did it In such short notice that the wagon shot under the horse and the horse came down in the wagon. The men rolled out just in time to escape. No one was seriously hurt, but the wag- i on was pretty well smashed up. WHAT SHALL I BUT FOR CHRISTMAS? The local stores in the Street have been keeping open evenings, this week, to oblige the Christmas shoppers. Mer chant 1!. II. Beers, bv the way, has a splendid display of Christmas novelties Someth'mg new he Is offering are dainty boxes constructed of tissue paper. His line of New Year's and Christmas cards are very handsome, and his line of plush boxes, shaving sets, collar boxes, etc., is very complete. Mr Beers calculates to be able to accommodate his friends with as many Christmas presents as they need. CHRISTMAS SERVICE AT TRISITT. There will be .1 service at Trinity church on Monday morning, Christmas day, at 10.30 a in. l'rof i'latt has pre pared the followirg excellent program of Christmas music : Opening; anthem, "Sing, O Heavens," Danks Veuito In U. H. I. Danks Gloria, U nmj, l'iatt ; Kb miij, I'latt, K ma.i, Dunks. To Ileum, lib niaj, . Dudley Buck Jubilate, Kh, .1. R. Corbln llynin, "Song of Praise," Ilolbrook Responses, Griffiths Gloria Tibi, D 111 ai, Emerson Offertory, "And H ere were Shepherds," Walter R. Johnson Hymn. Trisairion, I.. O. Kmerson Hymn. Gloria in Kxeelsls 111 Kb, Danks WORK AT THE RUBBER. The Hubtier company runs four a week now, commencing at S a. m closing at A.'.W p. m. days , and WANTS NOTHING TO DO WITH POLITICS. The Metiden papers are bringing the name of a New town boy, Herbert S. Clatk, to the front. The Meriden Re publican says : The lai't that S. J. Hall and Louis Dreher ol the Fourth retimed to accept the nomination ol alderman and councilman, respectively , whs not much ot a surprise 10 the Democrats. The wnrd couiiiiiuee, however, are in souie wlmt ot a dilciiium and hardly know who to put in thevae-ant placet). They have in view Herbert s. Clark, the Kast Main street under taker, tor alderman and Judson R. Hall, son ol Senator Hall, tor tlrst councilman. The Morning Record of Meriden con tained this squib : Undertaker Clark, who is being talked ot as a candidate for alderman iu the Fourth ward in place ot Seth J. Hall, tells me he wants nothing to do with polities. Mr Clark, you are a very sensible young man. Invitations are out for a dance at the Town hall, next Thursday evening, the 28th. Music will be furnished by the Danbury orchestra. Tickets for gentle men and ladies 1. Admission to the gallery '1 cents. Mrs Bronson thinks a tramp entered her house, last Saturday, and stole her pocket book containing a sum of money. At least, it is missing, and she has been unable to find any trace of it. A. H. Fancher of Hawleyville was confined to his bed for a day or two, last week, but is once more attending to his duties at his store. Miss Lillie Dikeman returned, Mon day evening, from New York where she ha? been spending a week with friends. Judge C. W. Dayton of Sandy Hook, who has been very ill, is improving slowly. Dr Todd of New Milford, who now visits Newtown every Tuesday, has been treating a horse of David C. Peck, for a bad case of lameness. The Newtown savings bank will be closed on Monday, Christmas day, a le gal holiday. Mrs Sarah Beers and daughter of Babylon, L. I., will be guests during the holiday week of D. G. Beers. Miss Jennie Beers, who is teaching at VV'allingford, is expected at the Mile hill home of her parents, Mr and Mrs D. G. Beers, on Saturday, for the holiday va cation. Principal Clifl of the Academy will pass the holidays in the vicinity of Bos ton. John Carmody has resumed his duties as gate keeper at the Rubber. The grip is again with us and there are a number of cases in the Hook. Fairfield County -News. HUNTINGTON. MISS WILSONWMR POWELL. I he marriage of Miss Mary L. Wilson to Smith VV. 1'owell of West Cornwall, which occurred, Thursday evening, the 12th, at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr and Mrs G. U. Wilson, though a quiet, was a most delightful affair, for what is more pleasing than a quiet home wedding. The snowy weath er did not prevent the gathering of the few invited guests, and once within the house it mattered little the condition of the weather outside, for with the liehts and flowers the atmosphere seemed that 01 summer. The rooms had been hand somely decorated for the occasion, and potted plants, cut flowers, bric-a-brac, served to enhance the beauty of the un usually pretty scene. The wedding march, which was rendered bv Prof Elmer S. Joyce of Bridgeport, announc ed the approach of the bridal Dartv. who a few minutes after 8 o'clock en tered the west parlor, preceded bv James C. Wilson of Bridgeport, brother of the bride, as best man, and Miss Edna rowell of Aewburg, N. i ., bridesmaid. presen-ing themselves under, a pretty bower of evergreens and pink and white carnations, before Rev W, F. White of Trumbull, who performed the ceremony with a ring, in his exceedingly pleasant and impressive manner, while from the sort notes of the piano came the sweet strains of "O Promise Me," which lent an added charm to the momentous occa sion. The bride never looked more love ly, attired in a pure white gown trim med with white silk lace and pearls, and carrying a handsome bouquet of bridal roses, juiss Jiana roweu wore a dress of white serge trimmed with white rib- oon, ana carried a bouq let of pink rose; buds. The groom and best man worei the conventional suit of black. Im mediately after the ceremony Mr and Mrs Powell received the hearty Cofigrfit uiations 01 tneir menas, tnen an pro ceeded to the refreshment room, where delicious repast was enjoyed, the tables being loaded with the most tempt ing ana aencious vianas. rne gilts, for a quiet wedding, were useful as well as ornamental, and were numerous and elegant, among them noticeable being articles of solid silver, furniture, table linen, a full decorated china dinner set, silver bon bou dishes, cake basket, spoon noiuer, vou painting, pictures, sums 01 money, etc., which bespoke for the happy couple the high esteem and kind remeniDrance or many friends. The newly married couple left amid a shower or rice ana gooa wishes for .New York, a trip up the Hudson to Kewburgb. thence to their future home in West Cornwall, Ct., where they both will take witn tnera tue best wishes and Clod speeds of a host of friends. NOTES FROM ST PAUL'S. Sunday evening, December 24, being Christmas eve, evening prayer will be, said to be followed by a dialogue, recitations and reading, interspersed with the singing of carols, and closed with the distribution of gifts from a Christmas tree. The choir of St Paul's, which has an acknowledged reputation ror musical talent, has thoroughly re hearsed the dieces to be sung on this occasion, and thereby assure profit and enjoyment to all appreciators of good church and Sunday school music, who attend this children's Christmas eve fes' tivai. or several successive evenings at the rectory, dexterous hands have been busy weaving the evergreen decor ations for the church, ana the already accomplished results of their laborB promise that this year the church decor ation will equal if not exceed those of former years which have been so credit able to the good taste of the ladies and the scanty co-operations of the men of St Paul's parish. Some of the older misses of the Sunday school have been industrious and successful in collecting money ror tne purcnase 01 guts. Sunday afternoon, December 10, the rector of St Paul, Rev Ralph H.Bowles baptized the infant son of Henry Bowles at lienry liowies' home The scholars of the Center ?ehool. un der the guidance of the teacher, Fred P, Hrownson, gave an entertainment on Thursday evening, December 21. W. H. Thompson and son are remodel ing and putting new windows and frames and otherwise improving the Capt Charles b. Wakelee house at Long Hill On account of the sickness of Edwin Shelton of Monroe, the Walnut Tree Hill school has been closed since Thanksgiv ing. The funeral of James Webb was at tended from his late home on Thursday afternoon at 2 p. m.. Rev A. J. Park of ficiating. The interment was in Lawn cemetery. Samuel P. Buckingham has sold the old Buckingham homestead at Isinglass to Anson She of Shelton, who takes pos session, March 1, I8114. Miss Edy the K. Brownson spent last wpfk visiting her cousin, Mrs Myron S. Clark of Monroe. LONG HILL. Mr aud Mrs S. B. Bpardsley, and daughter, Gladys, attended the VVilson Powell wedding in Huntington, last week. Miss Fannie Wheeler of New Haven, spent Sunday with her aunt, Mrs Wil liam Beard. John Wilkinson was home from New York, over Sunday. The school entertainment at George Webster's house was a very pleasant occasion. The children filled their part of the program creditably and the con tents of a grab bag caused considerable amusement. Socially and financially it was a success, over $11 being realized for the school. Miss Olive Birdsey is visiting Miss Sadie Wilkinson. Master Robert Fulton of Shelton is with his aunt, Mrs Thomas Post. Miss Daisy Larnard has visited Miss Clara Webster. Miss Flora Beard arrived home from East Berlin, Wednesday night, to spend the Christmas vacation. Mrs Hancock is with her daughter, Mrs Chapin. Joseph Wood cam 3 near having pneu monia, and does not recover fully, being quite a charge to those caring for him. While driving across the railroad track near Stepney Depot, one of O. S. Beard's horses caught its calk in the track, throwing it on its head. After bathing and rubbing it a while, he was able to resume his way. This is a bad place. A number of horses have been caught in the same way. Coram school, taugbt bv Harriett Wakelee, gives an exhibition before clos ing for Christmas vacation. Another large stone has fallen from the embankment to the roadside on the graded hill leading to Shelton. MONROE. There were not enough people at the creamery meeting on Saturday to do any uusiucss, out iue uirecturs meet on vveo nesday to close up matters. Mrs A. Goldsborough has returned home from a visit to New York. Wallace Smith and family of Yonkers are expected to spend Christmas at Ho- bart tu. Beardsley's. Ihe whist club of Monroe met at the house of F. W. Wheeler on Monday even ing. it will meet next at the house of Hobart E. Beardsley on the evening of rnuav,tne avtn,out ir Thursday evening, the 28th, is stormy, it will be postponed tin jyionday evening, January 1. TRUMBULL. CHESTNUT HILL. Percy Ryan lies very low at the Bridge. port hospital and is not expected to re cover. William E. Waller spent last Sunday in New Jersey. Mrs Bradley has returned to her home in Danbury after an extended visit with her daughter, Mrs W. J. Haines. Mrs Frank Olmstead of Monroe spent a few days at H. S. Beach's on her way home from the hospital. Agur S. Beach has spent a few days with his sister in Brooklyn, . ASPETUCK. Mrs Betsey Banks, widow of Benjamin Banks, died after a long and painful Ill ness, at, the home of her daughter, Mrs Anna M. Burr. The funeral services were conducted by Rev Mr Duinkerke. : About 60 enjoyed the stereopticon views of the World's fair shown bv Burke and Green at the Center street church. Mon day evening. Mrs Abigail Meeker died very sudden ly, Friday evening, December 15. The funeral services were condneteil ot fo late residence, Tuesdav, the 9th. School will close in District No. 10 for a Christmas vacation. Singing, dialogues and rpcitatlona an a Christmas tree will be enjoyed by pu pils and friends on Friday. NEW FAIRFIELD. There was a spelling match, the second one of the season, on Thursdav evening, in the East Center school house. - The farmers. mot of them, hawo finished stripping their tobacco, and it proves to be much better than waB at first anticipated. ibe school will close for a short. va- cation during the holidays, v Edward Jennlnarsi is havine- n ac tion built onto his house. Fred Hodsre is doing the job J. S. Knapp is talking about putting ts Wonderful Efficacy. Newspapers Admit Br Kennedy's Favorita Rem. edy is All It Is Claimed. - The intense interest taken in the most miraculous cures made by Dr Ken nedy's Favorite Remedy at Athens.N.Y. and other places resulted in the Albany, jn . x ., journal sending a special repre sentative to Athens to investigate the cases and it was found that many of the cures maoe Dy tnis medicine were sim ply wonderful. In the cases of Lewis Clow, who had chronic kidney disease, Mrs Casper Brooks, suffering from female trouble and kidney disease, and Mrs William rinany, who sunered from general pros tration. All these cases were abandoned by the attending physicians. Dr Ken nedy's Favorite Remedy was then used oy tnem ana in every case an absolute cure was effected. C. E. Bartholomew, Kalkaska, Mich writes: "Dr David Kennedy's Favorite Remedy saved my life when I was a vie tim of Bright's disease. "i haa been troubled since I860, writes S. N. Arnold of Rochester, N. Y. with gravel and catarrh of the bladder. Tried several doctors but got no relief Finally I used Dr David Kennedy's Fav orite Remedy. The result was marvel ous; alter using a rew bottles l was en tirely cured. up a windmill to supply water for his barns. The young people are making prepar- at ions ior oaving a unristmas tree or ex- ercises at the Methodist church on Christmas eve. GREENFIELD HILL. DEATH OF MKS BETSEY BANKS. Died, Thursday morning, at 2 o'clock, j after weeks of suffering, Mrs Betsey Banks, aged 78. She has been a great sufferer for nearly two years with that incurable disease, cancer. For the past few months she had made it her home with her daughter, Mrs Lewis Burr, at wnose nome she died and her funeral was held there on Saturday afternoon, liev LiuinKerKe attending. 1. li. .Nich ols, C. W. Wilson, R. B. Jennings and W. '1. Bulkley were bearers. She leaves one daughter, five grandchildren and one greatgrandchild, besides two brothers, to mourn ner loss. IN A IIURUY TO GET HOME. W. Burr Hill attended the sociable at Plattsville, and when he came out to re turn home, he found his horse and ve hicle gone. On arriving home he found his horse there in the yard waiting for him to put him in his stable. The ve hicle and harness were somewhat broken. The night being very severe it is sui posed the horse became restless and un easy, and succeeded 111 getting loose. when he lost no time in finding his houie. MISSES A FINGER OU TWO. On Friday, as Thomas Astle was saw ing a log at- Wilson's mill, the stick caught in such a way as to throw his hand against the saw. One of his fin ders was severed from his hand and an other very much injured. lie immedi ately went to the hospital and had it dressed. It is very painful, but is doing as well as could be expected. 1U PLUM LEY IMPROVING. A note was read from Dr Pulmley. Sunday, from Ins pvlpit. lie savs "ru is improving, sent his love and blessing ana nopes soon to oe witn nis people. Mr and Mrs Jesse Banks are at tox oid homestead. Miss Annie C. Burr, who has been suf- rering ror several days with a severe pain in her face, resembling to a certain extent neuralgia, is very much better. Mrs Hosmer Dowd is quite sick with grip. Jesse Banks of Brooklyn has gone out of the meat business. Mrs Sitron Burr, an old experienced nurse, cared for Mrs Betsey Banks the last week of her sickness. Frank Perry is administrator on his brother's estate. F. Bronson is having his house painted. I he "Four B ' orchestra of this place rurnisned music tor the social dance at Bright's hall. There's to be another at the same place, January 1. STEPNEY- AT THE BAPTIST CIILRCH. Rev H. W. Jones preached, last Lord's day morning and evening, in the Bap tist church, to large audiences. Hi morning theme was "Burden bearing." During his discourse he appropriately Drought in the acceptance ot the call to become the pastor of the church. Mr Jones is a young man and enters upon his duties with much zeal, believing there is a good worn to be done in Stepney. He will preach next Sunday morning. his sermon being suited to the Christmas time. All are welcome. Come. Mrs Agur Beardsley has visitied her daughter, Mrs D. A. Nichols of Monroe the past week. Mrs J. B. Hawley and Miss Mary J Burr have had their homes neatly dress ed in a fresh coat of white paint. C. W Canfleld did the work. John Eastwood drives a new horse, the result of a trade in Bridgeport. During the past two weeks John T Porter has shod over 100 horses and nine pairs of oxen, alone. He has secured the services of an experienced workman, now, who will help to bear the burden. Mr and Mrs William O. Purdy of Brooklyn are holiday guests of their father, A. Purdy. Z. White is a great sufferer. WESTP0RT. KILLED BYTHE CARS. A middle aged man, evidently a tramp, was struck and instantly killed near the Saugatuck depot, Saturday evening, by the down express tnat reaches there at about o.rfu o'ciock. me remains were taken to Undertaker Charles Fable's rooms in the village and Coroner Powers notified. He found that the man's neck, back and legs were broken. From pa pers found on him it is surmised his name was Gately. DEATH OF MRS MOSES W. WILSON. Margaret E-, wife of Moses W. Wilson, died at her residence ou Myrtle avenue, Sunday morning, about 4 o'clock. She had been in failing health for some time and ner deatn aid not create much sur prise when announced. The funeral took place from Memorial church, Wed nesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. The bur ial was in Willowbrook cemetery. The deceased was 64 years of age. The p&U bearers were William L. Coiey, William E. Sturges, Davied B. Bradley, Jr., and Charles H. Taylor. Mr and Mrs Paul Nash of Stamford spent Sunday with Mr aud Mrs Edward A. Nash. .... Rev II. E. Purnes of South Norwalk exchanged pulpits with Rev George C. fees or tne Aietnodiat church, Sunday. Temple lodge held their grand balland reception in National hall, Wednesday evening. Music was furnished by Smyth's orchestra. Mrs Chariest Harris of Bridgeport has been visiting Mrs F. N Taylor. A goodly sum was cleared bv the pu pils of the high school at their fair and i-upppry, Friday: evening. Nothwith- sfnding the enclemency of the weather the hall was filled. -.'.'John Fairchild Is building a barn for Charles L. Wilson on the site of the one recently bu ned. Charles H. Kemper is confined to his house by sickness. The annual meeting and election of of fleers of the Masonic Relief Association '-i-'IEECJbLj CO PEL AND Bio.'s Co,, Dry Goods The Campaign Short, Sharp and Decisive. Only Two Weeis to Christmas. How we are enabled ta save you money on HOLIDAY GOODS, whereby a shortened purse may purchase the a8ual liberal supply ot presents Having deferred buying until the last mo ment we were enabled to procure from frau tic manufacturers and importers, the latest Holiday Novelties at virtually our own terms, and we are now in a position to sell irrespect ive ot real values. In addition to which we are willing to lore go, to a large extent, pre. vailing holiday profits. BASEMENT, The Home of San ta Claus, CROWDED WITH Toys, Dolls, Games, Eric- a-bac, Japanese Goods, Fancy Articles Buy early and be the first to make sele tions from our immense stock. Ppening evenings until Christmas. The Copeland Brother's Go BRIDGEPORT. was held, last evening, in the rooms of Temple lodge. Miss Elsie Nickerson of Weston has been visiting Mrs Edwin A. Beers. The remains of Mrs Sally Harris were brought here from Bridgeport for burial in Willowbrook cemetery, Wednesday. The deceased was the mother of Wilson Hairis of this place. PLATTSVILLE. C. A. II. Bright is making a number of improvements in his mill. He has pur chased a new feed mill which he expects to have running the latter part of this week. The motive power will be steam. Miss Alice 1. Bright has been visiting in Bridgeport. The sociable given at Bright's hall, last Wednesday evening, the 13th, was the most social aflair ever given in that hall. The march was led by George H. Bright and Miss Flossie Bowns of Bridgeport. The music, furnished by the "Four B" orchestra, S. Bulkley, lead er, was of the very best. Prof Bright prompted. Parties were present from Plattsville, Easton, Trumbull, Chestnut Hill, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Southport, Greenfield Hill and Stamford. The hall has been enlarged to about double the former capacity, giving plenty of room for dancing. There will be a grand ball on Monday, January 1, 1894, New Year's night. The order of dancing will con tain 20 dances. The music will be by the "Four B"' orchestra. Every gentle man ill be requested to show his invira tion at the door. The committee of ar rangements conist3 of O. 'J1. Bright, F. Maekinzia and G. H. Bright. GREEN'S FARMS- Mrs Mather of Brooklyn is spending several days with Mrs H. B. Wakeman. Mr Ford, the butter maker of the Green's Farms creamery, is putting up some butter in half pound prints. The date and place of the next meet ing of the Farmers' club will soon be an nounced. It will be the annual meeting. Mr Barton leaves Green's Farms school to accept a position as teacher in Virginia. His position here will be filled by a young lady from Willimantic, who will board with Mrs Alvord. Miss Clara Burr is spending three weeks with friends in Albany. The papers read bv Miss Abbtp fep- pers and Mr Jennings upon their impres sions and experiences at the Calumbian fair were interesting and instructive. SHELTON. REV MR COOPER RESIGNS. Rev J. J." Cooper has resigned the pas torate of the Baptist church and preach ed his last sermon to them, last Sunday. I'OCLTRY ENTHUSIASTS. The annual meeting of the Huntington and Shelton poultry association was held in the town clerk's office, last Thursday, and officers were elected for the ypar 1894. They were: President, William Holmes; vice presidents, Thomas W. Thomson and G. H. Weaver; spcretarv, H.G.Hon drick; treasurer, J. Tomlinson ; auditor, B F. Bentley. Eight new 'members joined. The association ia making much effort for their next exhibition, January 3, 4 and 5. On Tuesday afternoon. about 4 o'clock. there was an nlarm of fire and the Echo boys got out their apparatus, but it prov ed to be false, the gong being blown by some wires getting crossed. Mrs D. W. Plumb has selected a fine lot in the new cemeterv and had the re mains of her late husband removed thither. In the spring she will erect a monument thereon. The ladies of the Episcopal society held a supper and fancy goods sale and eave other entertainment, on Thursday even- ng. in the Town hall, which had been tastefully draped for the occasion. Those who have interested themselves in providing shoes and mittens for the poor children find plentv of applicants and sometimes they are ii.ip-sd upon. On the cold Wednesday niVht, ' last week, 11 tramps staid in the lock-up, and the night followioe, th'ep, one of whom was a soldier In the Mexiean war and had his discharge papers with him. - On Thursdnv evening, last week.' the ladies of the Episcopal society held an entertainment and eae a supper in the Town hall. They cleared about $.0. New raachinerv has been placed in Adams cotton mill. Revival meetings have been held night' iy in Scattergood mission. On Friday , evening a number of the ' Dawson, who had recently resigned as V jm prist cnurcn peopi caned on James nr m ne nrk . outt&y Jf ape .A.T Storey &, Ilaviner recognized dtirinff th ImhI twn nrfKrvt v.,r, nr. inmiuui tmaiwl far nlaln and useful articles lor holiday presents, they have put In an extia stock of the lollowing ar ticles, bought at special prices during the depression ot business : white Silk Initial Handkerchiefs, 29c, 50c, 75c and (1. We are doing a large trade In Embroidered Handkerchiefs, all prices. Silk and Feather Fans. Silk M 11 mora Silt Sns,ulrfi -Mr' Kill. cl..u. s:,b r.i,niua Choice handles. Fur Ties wi'h Animal Heads from 73c. Special lot of Mink Ties at $3.75. We have lust received aom Socil nmt at this season. A large assortment of rocket Books and Ladies' Hand Bags and Fancy Notions APRONS Be BUre Atlll AXAminA ntir itirlr '.f A . u TV... u-1 11 .1 ih. in the city, both in plain and Embroidered. LADIES' We have gone over our stock and marked tion, so that our stock may be reduced during An elegant line of Framed Pictures from 25c upwards. Storey z Eoy, TXim: - BOSTON - STOITE, 342 Main street, BRIDGEPORT. A. H. Davis' Bankrupt Sale A GREAT SUCCESS BECAUSE PEOPLE KNOW GOOD BARGAINS WHEN THEY SEE THEM- LOOK, For this week 300 Pairs of Pants that have been selling for S3, S4, S5 and $6, marked to close out only $2 a pair. Jersey Shirts, worth $1 and $1.25, marked to close, 50 and 75 cents. All Wool and Wool Lined Frieze Ul sters, $12, worth $20. These are sample bargains. Call and examine. Don't miss the opportunity. El Xj. ZRIIIPXjIE, trustee. 429 Main Street, Bridgeport Conn. F- S. Goods must be turned into mones. Dress Bonnets- Round ats, Toque3 and Ordered Hats. Choice Novelties to make selections from. We havn a large assortment of Trimmed Hats- W. E. Halligan, - 396 Main St., - Bridgeport. HOT TT)AY TTTTS' Vy -1 i-L Af X-L. -A- -LJL-LXl l kj I moiiev. Nowhere can be foui . , a m'U-e exquisitftlisplev of "oi- let Cases, Booklets. Cards, Calenders, Gamns, Pocket Rooks. I'hotograph Alhunis.Gt.ld I' ns. Lap Tables. Fancy Ornaments, Etc., in an almost endless variety ol styles, and prices nere.r betore equalled. unviTnuuMni? vpwc iuuiutx ivu ii ij ?? u YOUNfi MAN OR YtUNG WOMAN! Fit yourself for business by taking a course of study at QrifHn's EBusiness College AKD School of Shorthand and Typewriting, 122 Fairfield Ave , Bridgeport, Conn. This is the Largest and Most Complete Business School in the State. On application we mail you, Iree, a book describing business education and its advantages. Terms of Course very low. jr. if1. superintendent of the Sunday schoo!,ann presented mm witn an easy cnair. Alax A. uurrscnmidt ha the contract from the county commissioners for planking the bridge over the Housa tonic. Walter Conrad, the boy most seriously injured in the coas.ting accident, is slow ly improving ana is expected to slowly recover. Miss Martha Kimberlv has eone to Say ville, L. I., to visit her sister, wbo i quite ill. Oa Thursday morning a union temper ance meeting was held in the Methodist church. On Saturday evening last there was a meeting in the town ball for the purpose of organizing a charity association. Re marks were made by a number of een tlemen and ir, was voted to organize Temporary officers were selected, as fol lows : President, W. J. Miller ; secretary. F. W. Simmons and treasurer. J. Toiii linson. Thirty one put dowu their names as member, the annual daes beicg $2. Also a number pledged sums fiom 81 to iu per week. to H1 ner week. A rnmmit.tw n I rules whs appointed and tl:e meeting ad- iourned. - Ic HheU, the feed dealer, who J Sl.03r'S. in nn.i.na .n,i t a an i a,,, a MISSES' JACKETS. many of them from -20 to 50 per cent reduc the holidays. nr- re eir nd muvu lip.r.mce Aacade. nuUiU, BRIDGEPORT, cox. Principal and Proprietor. Parker & D?vis, S66 Main street, BRIDGEPORT, CONN. 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