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IHAMOMDa, UI'EKA ULA8SKS, JEWELRY, 8ILVEKWAKR FANS. n :: AT . VERY . LOW . PRICES. :: :: It will pay you well to Inspect our stock belore buying. RIMS. : BMANT. : & : 02., nn , WATCH, CLOCK AND JEWELRY Of all kinds done promptly and at reasonable prices by RIDER, BRYANT & CO., JEWELERS, WATCHMAKERS, 259 MAIN STREET, LANBURY, CONN. NEWTOWN, CONN., FRIDAY, MAY 18, 1894. EIGHT PAGES. VOLUME XVII. NUMBER 20 Newtown Bee ME IL. ii . , M " GRAND SPRING OPENING. -NEW ENGLAND COMBINATION . CLOTHIERS,- Desrse to announce to the people ot Newtown and vicinity that their new, stylish SPRING AND SUMMER STOCKS OF JISTJD BOYS' CLOTHHsTG JISTID XJTSTISHIIG- GOODS Are now ready Everything throughout our immense store consists of New, Fresh, Fashiona ble and Reliable Goods. No old stock to pick from, but the very best of this season's productions. We positively refuse to carry goods on our counters that we cannot recommend. Guaranteeing the very best values at the lowest prices in the state. F. E. 1-IAETWELL & COMPANY. Corner Main and Liberty Streets, -New England Combination Clothiers. ? ANBURY, CONN. 4 .: - ,,. ' A , s". :.:.Vv- ZD or "b 37-, OcrLiZL. DISK AND ACME HARROWS, PLOWS. ALL FAIiMIXU IMPLEMENTS, FRESH SEEDS, BOWKER'S, COE'S, AND OTHER FERTILIZERS. Ranges, STOVES, Furnaces, ,. PUMPS, LEAD AND IRON PIPE, SHEET LEAD, TIN, SHEET IRON AND COPPER GOODS. We have in stock a full line of Stoves and Ranges which we would at this eason of the year be glad to exchange for money. We need the cash more than the goods. If you tbink of buying and will call on us we will name a price at which you can afford to buy NOW, rather than wait until the season ppns in the lall. . We would also call your attention to our double acting, non-freezing Force Pumps for wells and cisterns, which are fast coming into general usn for washing wagons, windows, elc. ex. TIooIt, Conn. BLOWN TO PIECES, Just like the prices nn tlie shoes wo are oilier ing or fi. for this wpfk only- We ought to get i Wi anil :1.W for them, but this wtck we are going to (.ell good shoes cheap. Come ovw with your tret and ee how nattily we can fit them both for style and comfort. R. F. FOSTER & CO., Successors to Avrps & Foster, 246 M 5 IN ST , ;.)ANBURY, CT. FASHIONABLE MILLINERY. Stylish Cloaks and Dress Goods. The atiove department are now booming and we wish to draw the. attention ot purchasers to our stock belore trading elsewhere. Wo Bivn special inducement.- to oiit.ot town customer!! ami In every Instance where- (foods are not satislactory, we cheerfully exchange. Small prollls, quick returns and strictly one price is our motto. DANBURY, CONN. ALWAYS RELIABLE This is our motto and cur large number of customers n New town and Sandy Hook will testify to the correctness of this state ment. Our assortment of MEN'S, BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S SUITS ia now more complete than ever, and our prices aTe the lowest for reliable goods. We show an endless variety of STRAW HATS, from 5 cents up. LIEN'S UNDERWEAR AND STIIKTS, from 25 cents up, in all grades, at popular prices. Make our store your stopping place when you come to Danbury. . . mm BRIDGEPORT, CONN. IR,TJ 35TIsrX IST3r 2 DBIG- STORES, DRY GOODS at 411 Main Street, store formerly occupied by Copeland. CARPETS, 449 Main street- ; ? GREAT BARGAINS THIS MONTH In Carpets and Draperies. We have the Copeland Ero-'s stock of Carpets, etc , on sale at our 449 Main street store and the people are buying freely. We offer as long as they last C jpeland's stock of carpets, rugs, oil cloths, lace curtains, cheneille portieres, sash curtain silks, shades and mattings at prices much below the market value. This Stock must be closed out within the next month as we shall give up this store, which we hired temporarily to sell this stock, our own store being too small to accommodate the goods. Don't miss this chance. SPECIAL-We'll prepay express charges to any point in Fairfield County upon purchases of $10- 3.T.B W. IB IS ALL 5c O O ONE MOMENT, PLEASE. A machine that every tanner needs. The Cyclone Insect Exterminating Machine. Considered one ot the greatest labor saving machines in existence. Call and see us. i u Dealers The Celebrated Worcester It needs no eulogy for it is an A No. 1 Mowing it and get our prices before purchasing. Buckeye Mower- Machine. Come and .see -71 v Talk of tbe Town. MATTERS OF BUSINESS. BUCKLEN'S ARNICA SALVE. The best salve In the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcere, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and all skin eruptions, and posi tively cures piles or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25c per box. ZHZ bJ ,fF- Haley, Newtown, and S. C. Bull, Sandy Hook. A POINTER FOR TRAVELERS. While T. J. Richey of Altona, Mo., was traveling in Kansas he was taken violently ill with cholera morbus. He called at a drug store to get some medi cine and the druggist recommended Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar rhoea Remedy so highly he concluded to try it. The result was immedate relief, and a few doses cured him completely. It is made for bowel complaint and noth '"S else. It never fails. For sale by o " FJ Haley, Newtown, and S. C. Bull. Sandy Hook. ed LYON & GRUMNAN, XX in all kinds cf Hardware Tools and Fai'mfrs' 383 MAIN STREET, BRIDGEPORT, CONN- x:xw:x:.x ::x -x'-x :.x.v:-.x -x-.x x Supplies, "Vl.itSiiii XXXXXXXXX.XX 3(WAi 11 BALLERSTEIN & COMPANY, BRIDGEPORT, CONN. Special sales on Friday, a1 though we mark out bargains every day in the week. Black and colored, plain and fancy Straw Hats, Feathers and Flowers s ur itimmeci tat jjepartment: Novelties in Newest Designs and the Latest Styles, combined with Lowest Possible Prices. Ribbons for Hat and Dress Trimmings; Velvets; Ornaments. We LEAD in Low Prices. R. BALLERSTEIN & CO, 360 & 362 MAIN ST., BRIDGEPORT, - - Importers, Wholesalers and Retailers of Choice Millinery Goods. - WILKINSON & MANWAHING, - A Fine Line of Baby Cairiagesand Re frigerators. Just received at Baker's tlawleyville Furni ture Emporium. You just ought to see them. djiuo in rattan, some in bamboo, some in hard wood, .some in soft wood. 8ilk lined, charcoal lined, telt lined, zinc lined, crushed liluah and silk trimmed. Some have patent adjustable parasol tops, others have little sil ver lancets in the second story where you can draw ice water. Some are oak, some are wil low and nearly all have the latest improved traps and overflow pipes. Some have patent brakes on so that the wheels can be set solid. This prevents the child trotn gravitating into the river while the nurse steps around to see a triend. Some are in the lorm of sideboards and have French plate mirrors and little slide draws where you can cool bottles of of ot milk and apollinaria water. Wooden wheels with iron tire, wooden wheels with, rubber tire, and steel wheels that never tire. Oh, they are beauties and both lines just work to perfection. A No. 5 size will, if directions are carefully followed, freezo a 15-pound baby quiet in eight minutes and solid in 30. We know men (real nice appearing men when away from home, too,) who would gladly pay our selling price just for the use of one ot these number five's one night. That kind ol men can't have them at any price of course not, but you can have one at just what it is marked and you know by this time that that will be a very low figure. You had better come right away or you may not be able to And Hawleyville at all, alter the grass gets tall and the stately forests about here put on their foliage, but If you do happen to find it you will find one ot the largest and prettiest stocks of fnrniture you have put j our eyes on for many a day. One more balloon has been cap. tured since last issue, Mr Theodore Uul. liver ot Bethel found No. 15, prize one oak table. A. G. BAKER, Hawleyville. Conn. . P. S. Come to look back we are not aulte satisfied with this ad from a literary point of view, w e lear we nave woroea some oi our well meant phrases In a way ' that you will get things mixed. All we can say in ex cuse or palliation is that we have usually voted the democratic ticket and been a firm believer in tariff reform, as promised by the democratic party, and nave been deeply inter ested in their management of the question. We have just been reading a number of sneeches rn the Wilson bill by eminent breth ren in the U.S. Senate and it has lelt us In too 'befuddled." and "where are we at" state to be able to write anything straight. We don't think any democrat ought to be blamed at the present time tor writing a mixed hand, and we don't think he ought to be blamed at all it he inadvertantly puts tne baby in the refrigerator instead of the carriage, and he ought not to be seriously blamed it he does It deliberately. -AGENTS F0R- COLUMBIA, STEARNS, LEAGUE, HICKORY,! HARTFORD CRESCENT, Every Wheel Fully Guaranteed from Tire to Handle Bar. Sales cash or on the installment plan. Purchasers of wheels taught to ride free of expense The Largest and Best Equipped Repair Shop in New England Catalogues Free. Y. M. C. A. BUILDING, BRIDGEPORT, CONN. 211 Main Street, Danbury, Conn., Stagg & Beardsley, COHTBACTOES & ' ..... BUILDERS. work Dona at Short Hotice. P. 0, Address. Box 133, Stratford, Conn. mm Hi t ta i 55 DON'T PAY RENT. There's no place like home. TWO LIVES SAVED. Mrs Phoebe Thomas, of Junction City, 111., was told by her doctors she had consumption and that there was no hope for her, but two bottles of Dr King's New Discovery completely cured her and she says it saved her life. Mr rhoma3 Eggers, 130 Florida St., San if rancisco, suffered from a dreadful cold, approaching consumption, tried without result everything else, then bought one bottle of Dr King's New Discovery and in two weeks was cured. lie is natur ally thankful. It is such results, of wuicn tnese are samples, that prove the wonderful eflicacv of this medicine in cougha and colds. Free trial bottles at It.. t. Hawlev's. Newtown. anH s; T Bull's, Sandy Hook. Victims of morphine, liquor, tobacco or other offensive habits, who desire to ria inemseives of the appetite will read with interest the announcement of the German Kemedy Company, found in an other column. When you are in Bridgeport call at our new store and see the finest stock of dI- anos ever exhibited in the city of Bridge port. The Steinert & Son's Co., the leaaing piano house, 313 Main street, Bridgeport. MES ELIZABETH PATCH. Mrs Elizabeth, wife of Anthonv Tateh of Sandy Hook, departed this life at the home of her daughter, Mrs E. Wilson of Danbury, on May 7, 1S94, aged 65 vears. She has been gradully failing during the spring months, and has been out of health for a long time, occasioned bv a stroke of paralysis which left her a suf ferer some eight or 10 vears aeo. Not withstanding her feebleness, she was found in the house of God when circum stances permitted and latterly she per severed in going when every step was attended with suffering. The funeral was attended from the Methodist church. at Sandy Hook, on Wednesday after noon, May 0, at 1.30. Kev W. T. Gilbert officiating. The choir sang, "Jut as I am," and ".Nearer my God to thee. ' A large circle of friends followed the re mains to the village cemetery, where she was laid to await the resurrection morn. Phe pall bearers were Smith P. Glover. William Ackley, Free Harper and Dr Betts. MEMORIAL DAT. Wednesday, May 30, being: Memorial day, Custer Post, G. A. It., will visit the cemeteries of the town in the same order as ia former years. Comrades will meet at Sandy Hook and march at 1 p. ir. All soldiers and sailors of the late war are earnestly requested to accompany the members of the G. A. It., and all citizens who believe in maintaining the sacred ness of tbe day and think it teaches les sons of patriotism and prepares the young for the high and responsible du ties of American citizens, are cordially invited to come or to assist in any way they choose. Post commanders are by the department commander requested to invite the clergy to deliver appropriate addresses on the Sunday preceeding Me morial day. it is suggested tnat those who desire tu decorate the graves of their own dead, do so at the time the G. A. 11. are at the cemeteries. Flowers may be left at the usual places or with any mem ber of the G. A. li. Schools and child ren are especially invited to assist. C. E. Hawley, commander. IDS "W--SlsrSS, IDerLtlst- 420 Main St., BRIDGEPORT. Concession in Price of Dentistry. $8 set of teeth $5 ; $10 sets $S; $15 sets $10. Extracting with cocaine 25c. Silver and ce ment fillinfjs 50o up; fine gold fillings $1 and upward. Quality ot work and material warranted first class. All operations made painless Dy using local ana general anestuet ics. Consultation free. Tenth year in Bridgeport. Best references. Clarendon Oil"' Works, LEWIS B. SILLIMAN, Proprietor, Manufacturer, Producer and Wholesale Dealer in Lubricating and Illuminating OIIj and GREAHHS. : PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, ANIMAL AND VEGETABLE OILS. 7 368 to 372 Water Street, - - . . BRIDGEPORT, CONN builds and sells ATTRACTIVE DWELLINGS ) on monthly payments. - CITY BUILDING LOT S, in choice locations, tor sale on verv easv taints, ur wriLe lor particulars. WARREN H. LAMS0N, Architect and Builder, North Avenue, Corner Wood Avenue, BRIDGEPORT, - . - CONN. F. W. MAE8H, ORANGE MKHWIH, H. O. LEMMON. BRIDGEPORT SAFE DEPOSIT AND STORAGE VAULTS. Sate Deposit Boxes ronted at reasonable rates. Private Rooms for examining papers. Steel Vaults, Time Lock, Watchman. M.arsli, 31trvin"V Lemniou, 305 Main St., , Bridgeport, ' Conn. Banking and Brokerage, Choice Investments, Mortgages on Bridgeport. Ileal Estate, Interest Allowed on Deposits. BURR & KNAPPt Bankers and Brokers, 363 Main Street, - - - - - Bridgeport, Conn BONDS, STOCKS, MORTGAGES AND DEBENTURES, INSURANCE, STEAMSHIP AND RAILROAD TICKETS. Paying 5, 5 1-2, 6, 7, 7 1-2 and 8 per cent. Deposits received subject to draft and interest aid on same. Securities bought ana sold on commission. Foreign Bills of Exchange. Cir. nlar Drafts and Bank Monfiy Orders available in all parts of Europe. . Denosits received anblect to check and interest allowed on all balances of $500 or more INSURANCE Fire, Marine. Plate Glass, and guarantee leading American and English companies. REAL ESTATE Bought, sold or exchanged on commission. SAFE DEPOSIT VATLTS Of the latest approved construction. Private rooms for customers connected therewith. Coupons and dividends collected. TRUSTEES OR ADMINISTRATORS V-'e are prepared to take the charge and care of estates and property prenerallv. ; JAMES8TAPL.ES. V. L. UOLZER. F. X. STAPLES. 109 State St., Cor. Court, - - - -" BRIDGEP0HT, CONN DO YOU WEAR TIIE IE3C-, S. &c ZHC- If not, "7S7tx-y not? They Take the Lead. POPULAR PRICES. Manufactured by Hathiway, Soule & Har rington, the oldest and largest manutacturers.'ot Men'i shoes in the worm. Hi .A. B H 13 . Light-weight Waterproof Garments for Spring and Summer wear at reduced prices at A. ft. LAGEY'S RUBBER STORE. 13d Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, Conn. $1.49. A Shoe Must Have a Good Sole- When vou are DurchaSing a pair of SHOES examine the sole. I am selling a shoe which is all leather no paper imitation. It you are about to invest call m and examine my All Leather Shoes for men and women at (1.49. Good value at $2. W. A. STANDISH, SUCCESSOR TO BALDWIH & STAffDISH. , - 402 Main Street, BRIDGEPORT. - - - CONN. 'n their lot at Woodlawn, N. YM all ot which should be done free of coet. Very few young men gain for themselves euch lasting regard, after only a 12 years' stay in a place. After nine years of cycling, experience saith : Don't he slow get motion from motion, don't be dyspeptic get a wheel, rM,6. 1)0 deceived get a Columbia at Wilkinson fc Manwarring's, Bridgeport. Fairfield County News. SHELT0N. ABOUT THE LIVELY BOROUGH. The ladies of the Bantist church ham started a Junfor Christian endeavor anxi ety. E. R. Dovle. bank com mis sinner. oL. on the She ton Friday, and made an examination of its assets. Tbe services at the churches wore well attended, last Sunday. In the evening Kev Mr Bidwell of the African M. K. church preached at the Methodist church, w ."i sc uuii g relation. J. W. Samrcie. who hm for some time past, removed to Bridge port, last week. J. M. Whitlock. who went to Flnrirli for his health, last fall, d ied there a four days since and his body was brought on and buried in the Ansonia cemetery. He was a member of the Union Veterans' Un ion and several of them went up to An sonia on Friday last and attended the funeral. The debating club, or House of Renre- sentatives, held a meeting, last Saturday evening, and had a debate on the Ques tion, "Ought corporal punishment to be banished from our public schools." Quite an interesting discussion was car- neu on oy tne members and then the club adjourned to Xovember next. II. II. Hubbell is building an addition on to his place on Coram avenue and will greatly beautify it. The Y. P. S. C. E. held their ociable, Wednesday evening, with good Jesse Moore, a veteran nf th lf p died on Wednesday frrm cancer in the storaacn ana the funeral was held on Sat urday afternoon. The interment was in verside cemetery and Kelloe'jrnnstfnn- ducted the exercises there. The lot se lected for his last .resting place is near the location selected for th sold monument and several of tbe veterans will select lots near that place. lhe annual meetine- of the Khpltnn Loan and Savings Institution was held, Wednesday eveninsr. and the dirpotnra nf the past year were re-elected. At a sub- en uent meeting of the directors. W. J. Miller wa3 appointed president, George iseardsiey vice president, J. Tomlin- son secretary and T. H. Xewcomb treasurer. A meeting of the ReDublican olnh was held, last Wednesday evening, a. d a com mittee was appointed to arrange for at tending the coming celebration in New Haven, lhey were Williams Holmes, J. Tomlinson and II . T. Williams. A. L. Hubbard attended the meeting of the district stewards of the Methodist church, in Xew Haven, last Wednesday. On Tuesday evening, the warden and burgesses met and the lower portion of Prospect street was accepted as now graded and worked. Curbs, gutters and idewalks were ordered on several streets. the most important being on both sides jiauoy street, between Coram and Pros pect avenues. On Monday evening, the committees from the Sunday schools on a union pic nic held a meeting in the town clerk's of fice. .T. Tomlinson was appointed chair man, John A. Coe, Jr., secretary, E. X. Bariett treasurer. A special committee was appointed to ascertain about a place to go and to report at a meeting to be held in one week. HATTEETOWH. Mr and Mrs Charles Weed of Dan bury, were guests of J. W. Penny, last Sunday. George R. Parmelee has had one side of his house newly roofed. J. B. Parme lee and C. G. Blakeman did the work. Mr and Mrs A. J. Summers of Bridge port, visited relatives m Kaston, and this place, last Sunday. A large body of gypsies passed through here on the road to Danbury, last week. H. D. Hine, Xew Milford's skilled dec orator and painter, is renovating the res idence of D. W. Kissam, and also giving the outside a fresh coat of paint. Mr Hine has done some fine work through out Litchfield and Fairfield counties. A party of Bridgeporters took their annual ride to Dodgingtown, Sunday May 13, where they were guests of R. D Shepard. The party consisted of Mr and Mrs E. B. Shepard and their two sons-in-law with their wives, Mr and Mrs W. R. Brown, Mr and Mrs T. C. Smith The weather being so fine it was one of the pleasantest trips they have taken Everything passed off nicely, although it was the ldth. Mrs James Pratt Eliza J. Burritt's. is visiting at Miss Miss Libbie Chambers of school for two weeks. has been out Frederick Chambers has gone to York state for a car load of cows. W. H..Sanford, of the Century Co., of New York, and his niece, Miss iaiiian Proctor of New York, were the guests. over Sunday, of rix-Sherifl Aaron San- ford. . , - - Ernest Wilson of New Haven was the guest on Sunday of his brother, Arthur Wilson of Palestine district. The handsome, stallion, Valley Chief, owned by the well known horseman, Ira Booth of Roxbury Station,- has been bought by Jerome Piatt, who also bought several otner norsea oi jut isootn. Mrs David S. Duncomb has received letter from the granite man, Stevenson of Knoxville, Tenn., where Mr and Mrs Duncomb resided for 12 years, asking the permission to place a memorial tab let in tbe new church just completed there to tne memory of her husband who was a trustee of that church. He also stated that his firm would like to place a handsome and costly monument STEPNEY- Mrs H. W. Wright and baby moved to Shelton, last week, to ioin her hus band, who is running a meat market there. BSOOKTIELD- The entertainment given by the young la dies' rending club was a success in every w siect. The characters were well taken, au-h entered with spirit and a proper apprecia tion ot their respective parts. The music consisted of hours, solos and piano duet. Curtis' hall was filled to the utmost capacity by a very appreciative audience- Tin. nm. ceeds were $16. This closes the sessions of the club lor the season. Much credit ia due to Misses Abbott and Drew, who have taken charge ot the drilling. Mrs Curtis, the presi dent, has had the ireneral oversight, assiisted oy me secretary, 3113s w in rue kiuinore. Howard Andrews, one ot the lanreM nnln- to growers in town, uses a machine for planting, which marks, nlows the traneh- drops the potatoes and phosphate and cov ers, all at one operation, doing it very satis- i.vhm . u bl uay uiii kl nail, last weeK, ne planted four ana one-half acres.usine 45 Im-li- els ol seed and STUO pounds ot phosphate. He Eianis an oi ms corn wiui uie same machine, ut it cosU t'.W. W. 15. Koe. who has been cuite sick with tonsil itis, is Improving. Dr r. H. Smith. A. S Mansfield and Howard Keeler have been purchasing bicycles and can now be seen wobbling around our roads, much to the disquiet ot nervous individuals. Henry I. Lake has given up fattening calves and is now selling his milk to the Haw leyville creamery. jur i and Mrs Abbott have been vi&itine their daughter at the Curtis school. E. K. Smith ia painting the residence of Ir Smith. The home of Mrs Elisa Peck is in the hands ot the painters; also the new house ot vt . a ieer. Howard Andrews has sold several thous and raspberry and strawberry plants to par. ties who intend raising for the Danbury BRIDGEPORT. U yon havent time to come to Bridtrenort and are in want of anything In the rubber line, write A. R. Lacey, and yonr wantd will have the best of attention. Mr Lacey'a Mock comprises rubber of every description.aml at reasonaoie prices, rnuoer ciotning and foot wear, hot water bottles, syringes, atomizers, garden hose and tennis shoes and many oi her useful articles too numerous to mention. Remember, anything In rubber at this store. Tip, the elephant condemned to death by the Xew lorkpark commissioners, had killed seven men and severely injured many others. Adam Forepaugh gave him as a New-Year's gift to Xew York city in 1SS9, after the brute had become too unruly tor his show, but without tell ing the park commissioners anything about his disposition. Since his confine ment In New York Tip had nearly killed four men and once he nearly escaped in to the public streets. J. A. Bailey of the Barn urn show wrote that if the ele phant belonged to himv he would kill him before night. Various animal tam ers agreed with him, and so Tip will be cut up by the medical students, have his hide stuffed and his skeleton set up in a museum of raturai history. The Hennessy murder trial was finish ed at Litchfield, last week Thursday af ternoon, with a verdict of manslaughter, and tbe defendant was sentenced to 10 years in state prison. He can hardly live out his sentence, as be is over 70 years. The defense was that he was drunk at the time of the assault, and did not know what he was about; also did not know that his wife fell in the fire. HenneBsy made a sorry picture on the stand, and said all the evidence given by him to the coroner was faulty ,and could not remem ber any of bis testimony before the trial. Very little interest was taken in the trial-