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WATCHES. :: Bric-a-Brae. :: CLOCKS.
IHAMOMDa, UI'EKA ULA8SKS, JEWELRY, 8ILVEKWAKR
FANS.
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It will pay you well to Inspect our stock belore buying.
RIMS. : BMANT. : & : 02.,
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, 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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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LYON
& GRUMNAN,
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in all kinds cf Hardware Tools and Fai'mfrs'
383 MAIN STREET, BRIDGEPORT, CONN-
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Supplies, "Vl.itSiiii
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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.
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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-

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