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Wo ate again in the race for your
all kinds of Farm Tools and Implements, as well as
many other things that are used cn and
about the farm.
Mr We Art Selling
,.V TNamii joe
And Also
These two Harrows are two as good makes as there is on the masket,
and wa shall be pleased to show them to you at oar store.
We are also Agents, (for this vicinity) for the best line of Market Gar
dening Tools we know of, viz ,
This cat shows yu a combined
We also remember the Babies and
I " ' ' ' 'I i "t
We propose to sell them at prices that are in keeping with the times.
Say by the way are you going to
certainly want to use good paint. We
They will eover more surface, give you more body and better satisfac
tion than any other Faints. Send for sample card.
We want your patronage and will give you low prices if you will tell us
what, you want.
452 Ilain St., and 85 Iliddle St.,
trade. We have a full line of
Thil Tear-M
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for them we have pat in a fine line of
do any painting this Spring. If so you
can recommend
Bridgeport, Conn.
The Newtown Bee
FEIDAY, MARCH 23, 1895.
WEEK. .... -
... 8200
LitcbHeld County News.
Mr Editor : It seems to be the style for
travelers, especially if they hail from eld
JNew .England, to send an occasional let
ter to the local papers at home. It is
said that one might as well be oat of the
world as out of the fashion, so I will let
that be my excuse for joining the list of
letter-writing absentees. OraDge City is
116 miles south of Jacksonville, and is
situated in what is known as "the orange
belt," a tract of high, rolling pine land.
30 miles long by 10 miles wide. The land
was bought and the to vn laid out by live
men from Eau Clair, Wis., in 1875, but
the first good bouse here was "Pioneer
Cottage," built in 1876 by Woolsey Leav
itt, originally from Washington, Conn.
That was the foundation of what baB
long been known as "Connecticut Cor
ner," and the beginning of the still grow
ing Connecticut colony. Among the
names familiar to many of your readers
are the following : Mrs Abby I. Ounn,
"the mother of the Gunnery," Mrs Vaille,
Thomas S males, Mr and Mrs K. S. Leav
itt and Mrs W. W. Leavitt, all of Wash
ington : Mr and Mrs F. D. McNeil of
Litchfield; Mr and Mrs N. B. Strong of
Warren and Isaac Bockee and family,
formerly of the same town ; B, li. Pratt
of Kent; Mr and Mrs G. S. Lyman and
daughter and Miss Julia Averill of New
Preston; H. P. Averill and Miss Jennie
Averill of Brooklyn ; Bobbins Bockee,
who moved to Oregon in 1893, has recent
ly moved back.
The one topic of conversation in Flor
ida, this winter, universaljand all-absorbing,
is the weather. That is supposed to
be a time-worn subject, resorted to only
in the direst extremity, but this winter is
showing more revolutions in Florida
weather than the Hawaiian Islands can
show in their government. The "ex
tremity" is "dire." We feel like saying
"Poor thing!" to every denuded orange
tree, and every rose bush full of frozen
buds. But this strange country abounds
in hope as perpetual and delightful as its
nowers ana sunshine ; ana lovers or Flor
ida in her beauty, cannot lose faith in her
ability to renew ner strengtn and stand
forth in a few short weeks clad in new
robes, and crowned with the bridal or
ange bloom. In the mean time, howev
er, the groves look very .forlorn. me,
bearing groves are being cut back ruth
lessly. Only the trunks of rhe trees and
the stumps of the large branches are left,
every small branch and every twig being
removed. To a stranger, the outlook is
most discouraging, but they who are best
acquainted with the rapid growth of the
tropics and sub tropics assure u that
Florida sand and sunshine, with a judic
ious addition of fertilizer from the uorth
will soon cover the skeletons with a new
growth. We are having "real Florida
weather" now; the roses are sprouting
again and the fragrant yellow jessamine
is in bloom. The thermometer has rang
ed from 72 in the morning to 80 in the at
ternoon for several days. A soft breeze
makes the temperature not only endur
able but delightful, while the mocking
birds cheer and charm us from earliest
dawn till the sun is setting. Florida, al
though truly "under the weather," still
wields a subtle fascination over the tran
sient sojourner within her borders. We
are glad we are here, and heartily wish
the grip-stricken "Nutmeg State" would
greatly enlarge the Connecticut colony
in Orange Citv during the treacherous
rnnnttn of March and April. Very truly
yours, J. A., Orange City, Fla.
An entertainment is to be given in the
Grange ball under the direction of
Lecturer Kilbourn, Friday evening
March 29, 1895, at 8 o'clock. The pro
gram will cousUt of singing, recitations,
pantomime a d a very laughable farce
entitled," Raising the wind." .The syn
apsis of the farce as given to us by the
lecturer U as follows : Mr A. Smart Aleck
having written a play, advertises foi
tmateur talent, in order to "raise the
wind" necessary to produce his great
American drama, "The weird Singer of
tne tower " Those replying to the "ad
in person are three ladies and a dude.
I tie dude, Mr Draw ID Alilde, and. the
manager's Irish servant, Michael
O'Slithergram, cause no little laughter
Mr Milde, who prefers to play the part
f a "hewo, don'tcher know," is cast as
i double dyed villain. And Michael,
whom the manager is indebted to, to the
amount of five dollars, continually re
minds Mr Aleck of the fact. Finally
ne (the manager) decided to use his ser
vant for the part of the faithful negro
wno rescues tne lady from the villain.
Mr Milde, and in doing so Michael tries
to "Ironstrate him so bard that his own
rn'ther al not know the likes of him.
Mr Milde thinks it is "too wough don't
cher know," playiDg the pare of the
villain and resigns. . The reBt follow
and the dramatic company in broken up
A Grange supper will be served after the
Frederick Monroe is to take Edgar
Calhoun's farm, this year, together with
G. S. Bryan's, and is to live in the house
belonging to the former.
Frank Barnes is to move into the bouse
soon to be vacated by Frederick Monroe.
We understand that J. B. Sanford of
West Morris is to take George K. Logan's
farm, this year.
Don't fail to go to the Grange enter
tainment and supper one week to-night.
C. R. Hurd was caught napping by a
surprise party, Wednesday evening.
Mrs Hurd and granddaughter, Ruth, re
ceived the crowd with a pleasant smile
of welcome while Mr Hurd, after a short
season of retirement, appeared in a recep
tion suit. After satisfying himself that
teams were properly cared for, he enter
ed into the games and amusements of
tne evening with as much zest as the
young people. A fine collation was
served by the ladies, the coffee prepared
by Miss Hattie Percy deserving especial
Subjects for Sunday : Morning, "The
persecution of the people of God ;" even
ing, ;"Man'a extremity, God's opportu
nity." Prayer held on Wednesday at ibe
home of Elliott Beardsley : Topic, "New
beginnings after spiritual lapses."
Dea and Mrs Seeley worshipped at
Broadbrook on Sunday.
It looks at the present time as if many
of the tobacco growers will have to pack
their tobacco as several crops remain un
sold. The prospects for selling is poor
as no purchasers appear, not a Very
bright outlook for raising the weed
another year. At the present price there
is no money in it at all.
Egbert Bradley baa been trimming the
orchards about here and be understands
doing it as it should be.
" Born, March 13, a daughter to Mr and
Mrs Frank Dickinson.
Miss Lena Tyrrell returned home, last
week. :
Mrs Leroy Warner is home after an
absence of several weeks caring for the
sick in New Milford.
C. W. Hodge Is sick with the grip. -H.
Warner of Woodbury spent several
hours here one day, last week.
Airs fliorehouse is somewhat better of
a strained foot caused by a fall at Hart
ford, but Is unable to walk much yet.
Wesley Howe is doing a rushing busi
ness sawing wood. ,
R. T. Blades spent two days in New
York, last week. : '-
Mower Brothers have purchased a
steam drill for their quarry..
II. A. Hill spent Sunday .with his
friends in Naugatuck.
Walter Daly is very sick with pneu
monia. ,
Levi Squire has sold bis oxen, pur
chased a short time ago to Burton Fuller.
Mrs William Spargo, who has been a
great sufferer for a long time with a
diseased limb, has been taken to the
hospital at New Haven for treatment.
Alton Wilsey has finished his large
contract at New Milford, except the
white coat to the walls that he is to put
on as soon as the other is dry. -
P. H. Squire, formerly of this town,
but now at New Milford, brought there
on the 8th what was said to be the finest
load of horses that has been seen there
for a long time. He has sold most of
them. - -. ,;
James Walsh bas purchased of P. H.
Squire of New Milford a horse to take
the place of one recently dead.
John Morris went to Waterbury on
Mondav with another load of potatoes.
Mrs Frank Thomas and daughter of
Hazel Plain entertained the young
ladies of thi place, Saturday afternoon
William Warner's little girl is reported
very sick with pneumonia. Dr Bissell is
in attendance. : .
Mra J. H. Leavenworth has been
Afflicted with rheumatism, this winter
and Mrs C. R. Leavenworth is a sufferer
from the same trouble.
Mr Johnson is the name of the Swede
who will occupy C. R. Hurd's tenant
house this spring and is engaged to work
for him.
E. R. Hurd, the efficient agent at Gay
lordsville, informs us that about 90 cans
of milk are daily shipped from this sta
tion and South Kent, the reports from
the latter place being billed from here.
rne largest individual shipper is Mort
Darling of South Kent, who rends 10
or 12 cans oi miiK daily, J. M. f ickett of
Sherman five or six cans, J. R. Judd, li.
J lioyd and V. Joyce tnree or four, A
H. Barlow seven or eight. Other ship
pers are E. Hungerford, G. G. Hunger
ford, M. Li Hungerford, J. M. Goldeck,
George JNewton, F. M. Briggs, C. C,
Cronkill, J. Flynn, J. F. Morrissey, C.
Johnson, E. A. Peet, E. Fanton, M
Judd, J. Robinson, W. O. Paige and J,
A. Morehouse.
The prophet intimates that :
There may be a meat route started In our
viuage soon.
That we may have a shirt factory here in
the near future.
That Smith Waller will take much comfort
in the fine new shed he has hac built.
That if you see a good thing you should
hang onto it. -,
That wh le we have a number of giips
among us, from the old fashioned carpet baa
up to the proper "Filth avenoo," la grippe
is to be unmentioned in our catalogue at am
price. We are sorry for our neighbors that
Doruer mis vuiage on an sines, mat mey nave
Deen so severely gripped.
That horse clipping is all the rase.
That its a poor tad that don't benefit some
That painting your pump dont put any
more water in vour well. now. :
That good ink and a fine pen holder make
any more news than really exists, so we will
retire witn a postscript.
Martin Hungerford'8 people are rapid'
ly improving. They have bad the sym
pathy of all in their illness.
Miss Agnes Barnum commenced, this
week, teaching school at Bull's Bridge
J. F. Morrissey, the well known to.
bacco buyer, bas bought about 150
cases, thus far, this year. He has been
ouymg for S. Kosin & Son of 173 Water
street, JNew tork, and expects to bay
more. Mr Mornsey bas furnished em
ployment for a large number of men.
E. H. Austin bas hired out his farm to
Mr Parsons, and is selling off his grade
Jerseys. - Mr Austin will remain on his
Wallace Curnmings is assorting tobac
co in JNew minora.
Georga Crosby has returned from hi'
visit with friends in Marbiedale and re
ports a very enjoyable visit. "
Mrs Fred Warner is much better, j
On in Darwin of second Hill has vis
ited at G. L. Hamlin's.
The sick ones about here have nearly
an recovered.
Mrand Mrs Will O'Dell hive visited
at Orange Gardiner's.
Will O Dell took a trip to Danbury on
-'What has become of the three fish
peddlers that started a weekly route
through this place, can any one answer?
Rev Mr Johnson closed his labors
nere, Sunday evening, and will go to
uuaKer mil near JNew London.
Friends of Mrs. Scott of Tom's River,
N. J., will be sorry to bear she bas been
very ill with typhoid fever, but is recov
ering slowly. .
Bert Booth bas taken the farm be
longing to Andrew. Clark. Robert
Zeiner has rented bis farm ' here and
will make bis home with Mr and Mrs
Booth for the present.
W. C. Hine and Carr Lyon spent Mon-
uay in ljitcnneia. , r
Mrs Bowers and Mrs Soule visited
Baker's furniture store in Hawleyville
on Monday.
Mr and Mrs Ford have moved into the
house belonging to Lee Stone.
Right on the brow of Bank street
hill, Robertson's boot and shoe store
stands right at the bead of. the Droces
sion. ' It has been for many years doing
the largest boot and shoe business that
is done :n western Connecticut. In
creased competition has only accelerated
its growth. Every town in Litehfigld
county patronizes Robertson's. The
quality of the goods and the prices have
been and are the levers of Robertson's
The price of eggs has got down to 15
cents per dozen and no one cares to eat
them unless they cost three or four
cents apiece.
Rev Mr Thompson of Canaan, Ct ,
filled the pulpit of St John's Episcopal
church, last Sunday, giving bis bearers
an acie and interesting sermon, t ;;
The many friends of Cornelius Heritage
regret to learn oi nis illness, ue was
first stricken with pleurisy, which plater
hag developed into pneumonia, but with
careful treatment U is thought he may
Pliny Squires came borne from Buffalo
some w days since witn a car load of
valuable horses. He was taken with
plurisy on bis way home. He Is much
better and able to be out. One of his
most valuable horses was also sick on
its arrival and died, Sunday afternoon.
The New Milford Steam Laundry is
quite busy now and rumor says that the
proprietor intends to enlarge bis plant
by adding another story to his building
later in the spring in order to comply
with the requirements of its Increasing
George L. Funnell, who has so ably
filled the clerkship as druggist in the
store of Albert Evitts, is, we learn, to
sever bis engagement the first week in
April. Mr Funnell bas many friends
and will be missed by them. '
We notice that the large plate glass
recently b'oken in one of the doors of
the postoffice has . bpen replaced by
workmen of T. Soule & Co.
Editor Bolles. of the New Milford
Gazette, is to move the first week in
April intojbis residence.purchased of H.
riu uuu
Is a necessity because the tonio of winter j
air Is gone, and milder weather, increased j
moisture, accumulated impurities in the (
blood and debilitated condition of the i
body, open the way for that tired feeling,
nervous troubles, and other ills. The
skin, mucous membrane and the various
organs strive in vain to relieve the im- j
pure current of life. They all welcome
parilla to assist Nature at this time when she
most needs help, to purify the blood, tone
and strengthen the laboring organs and
build up the nerves.
"i waB prosiratea witn tne grip and tne
doctors did not seem to have any effect. I
was run down so that I was not able to
work or to feed myself. I suffered excru
ciating pains. "I was finally persuaded to
try Hood's Sarsaparilla and! began to im
prove very soon. I continued taking
Hood's Sarsaparilla for six months when!
The Blood
was as well as ever. I am nearly sixty
years old and am enjoying good health,
thanks to Hood's Sarsaparilla?' Francis
W. Fawcett, Newington Junction, Conn.
rk:if the after-rtinner pilt and
nOOCl S PUIS family cathartic 25c.
S. Mvgatt last season. Congratulutons,
Mr Bolles.
Mi"8 Carrie McMahon visited her sis
ter, Miss Gotda, at Unionville, Ct., Sun
day, and returned Monday. Golda is
also expected borne this week.
The tobacco shops are still fairly busy
assorting the weed but it is being pur
chased at such a low price that the
farmers are crying "Don't saw us."
The order of O U. A. M. held a so
ciable at their own hall over the post
office, Monday evening, and a very en
joyable time Is reported by those pe;
ent. The wind blew great gales here Sun
day and Monday of the present week
and such roads and traveling as are now
words fan to express it.
Hon Samuel Minor' departed this life.
Sunday, March 3, at his home in Los
Angeles, Cal. He had been in impaired
health for a considerable time, and de
clined slowly to the close of an honora
ble and highly useful life at the age of
nearly 72 years. Mr Minor was barn iu
Woodbury, and resided there till bis
graduation from Yale University in 1844,
ana at tne Law scbool two years later
Ue then opened a law office in Woodbury
wbere ne remained about a year, see
ing a more hopeful opening at Sandukv.
Ohio, he removed thither and entered on
a large and successful practice and there
remaned for a number of years, when
he removed to Titusville, Penn., where
he was actively engaged in the practice
of his profession for 20 years. The
Titusville Herald, in a recent iseue
speaking ot Mr Minor, said: "Mr Minor
was held iu high esteem in Titusville,
wbere be lived about 2a years, fie was
a whole hearted worker in his profession,
tnar. or a lawyer, making tin client's in
terest his own, leaving nothing undone
ne cou'a tninu of to secure or promote
the welfare of any who chose him for
attorney and counselor. The strong
Mae or. ms character was bis con
-cientiousness. He could not make 'the
worse appear the better reason
Much as he was respected as a citizen,
admired as a lawyer, or esteemed aa a
legislator by a wide circle of acquaintan
ces, It was as an every day and all
around con-istant Christian, that he has
left bis strongest impress on the minds
of the people of this community, and we
can frame no higher words of praise.
rne rresbyterian church of Ti usville
lost one of its b?st members and the
Erie Prsbytery one of its strongest
men, wnen a lew years sgo Samuel
sought the more congenial climate of
Southern California. His whole life was
a defi int denial of the silly idea that a
man cannot be an active lawyer and at
tne same time a consinant Christian
Having been an elder in Dr Chichester's
church at Titusville, he was elected an
elder in the First Presbyterian church at
Los Argeles On the organization of
Immanuel church, he was made an elder.
and retained the position to the day of
nn oeiD. fie .was a wise, sare and
prudent counselor in all church courts.
He was a lover of the Bible as it is, and
while devoting much time and : thought
to questions oi science, he never feared
to follow a scientific thought to the ulti
matum lest it might contradict the word
of God. The strong character of
Judge Minor was covered from the eye
of the world by a modesty of manner
which is not often seen in this age. He
was really
One of those great spirits
Which went down like suns.
And left on the mountain tops
Ot death a light, that made them lovely.'
He left a wife, to whom he had been
married 45 years, a sister, Mrs Mary
Huxley of Waterbury, a sister, Mrs
Emily I. Benham of Woodbury, numer
ous other relatives in Connecticut, and a
multitude of friends in every place in
wmcn ne oaa iiveu.
The cattle show under the auspices of
Pleasant Valley GraDge, March 12, was
well attended, aitbougn tne weatber was
unpleasant lu tbe morning and tbe travel
ing was very poor. There were 70 pair
oi oxen on nana, a numDer oi sales
were. made. Wilbur Linsley made the
largest one. He disposed of four pair
Ack( rman Judson exhibited one of the
best pair on the park. The ladies of the
Grange prepared and served an excellent
dinner. We give the names of exhibi
tors and tbe number of (pairs exhibited
as follows: Krom', Woodbury, John H.
Minor,-one; T. B. Terrell, three; F. B.
Peck, one ; Wilbur Linsley, nine ; E. G.
Benjamin, one; John Summers, one; A.
. Judson, three ; John Deianey, one ; .
B' Hinman, three; Thomas Quirk, one;
Burton Shove, one ; T. B. Wheeler, one ;
Joel Atwood, one; Harmon Judson,
three; Stiles Russell, . five; William
Strong, one; Chester Isbam, three;
George Bacon, one ; Ralph Judson, one ;
Willis Judson, one; George F. Smith,
three; John Wells, one pair. Heifers,
from Watertown, Samuel Peck, two ; A.
T. Blakeslee, one; David Hurd, one;
Daniel woodward, one; air Skilton, one.
Now comes the famous string from Rox-
bury of 19 pair lead by a Devon bull
owned by Nathan Beardsley, takiDg old
Jack's place. , , Mr Beardsley owns nine
pair, and 11. A. Beardsley 10 pair, mak
ing a total of 70 pair of oxen, two heifers
and cne bull.
Once more we greet the readers of The
Bee. We have tried to make the busi
ness manager understand that the items
that this little hamlet might have were
not worth chronicling, but he is so per
sistent. Well, we think we are as a
neighborhood of some consequence, con
sequently we are vainly trying to think
clearly, to write the news in a creditable
manner, for the many patrons oi the
I he death of Mrs Lewis Raymond,
while not unexpected, was a sudden blow
to her friends. Mrs Raymond had been
suffering from a severe attack of pneu
monia. When she was somewhat better,
a wee baby girl came to gladden the
I have the largest assortment of all the leading makes and manufac
turers ot
in bulk of all varieties. Wire Fencing of all kinds, Poultry Netting, etc.
Please write for quotations for anything in the Hardware line.
90, 94 BANK ST.,
You can get your Bicycles, Sewing Ma
chines and in fact any kind of Machinery re
paired; also agents for the best wind mill
known, for pumping, grinding, sawing wood,
etc. Circular Saw Mill, Engines, pollers and
every kind of Machine you want. Circular
and Scroll Sawing, Planing, and Turning to
order. Farm Implements ot all kinds at
(Successors to Capewell M'f'g Co).
Woodbury, Ct.
home, as it also proved to bring sorrow
in Mrs Raymond's death. The funeral
was Thursday afternoon, Rev A. S.
Hagarty conducting the services. His
remarks were from Isaiah, the 40th chap
ter, "The grass withereth, the flower
fadeth ; but the word of our God shall
stand for ever."
A. T. Minor closed bis winter term of
school in the Nonewaug district, Monday.
Frank G. Atwood, who bas been at
tending school at the Storr's agricultural
school, returned borne, Friday.
Mrs C. M. Goodsell has taken care of
Baby Raymond since its birth. In tak
ing care of the little one it has been a
great help to tbe atnicted family.
Warren Atwood cut his Auger in a tur
nip cutter, nearly severing it at tbe
second joint. Tbe injured member was
replaced with the hope that it would
grow on.
Miss Clara Minor, who has been visit
ing friends in Ansonia, returned, Satur
E. H. Cowles has been spending a few
days in JNew xorK.
G. F. Jackson spent Sunday with his
Gideon Allen has returned from An
sonia. Mr Xyant is to move into G. S. Allen's
Mrs Mallory of Bethel is tbe guest of
Mrs Dakin.
Mrs Bissell is entertaining ber mother
and sister of Thomaston.
Tbe subject of discourse at the North
church, last Sabbath morning, was "The
aged disciple," special reference being
made to Father Manvill, who will reach
the age of 100 on Tuesday of this week.
Mrs Harriette Isbell is visiting ber son,
George H, Isbell.
One ot the precious souls has gone to hei
rwar-' in the per-on ot Mis Sail y Munwn
She had outlived by many veas ber allotted
thiee score years and 10, but in her quiet ay
brought so much good to many hearts. Her
husband survives her, but is iu a very feeble
'"avid Torklngton, upon his return hm
one evening. Ibis w. ekf whs thrown from hi
wagon, receiving many bruises in our snow
banks, tbe horse coming on alone. His son.
Arthur, went uud luund him Ue ia Improv
Many are sick yet with the grip, or some
thins that is like ft 3.D. Blakeman has be en
confined to the house With It tor several days
but is Improving.
The concert at Granite hall.under the charg
of Prot Albert Shilton, was an entire success.
Dr Martha Pike, with her beautiful voice,
added very much to the concert, also tht
male quartet from Watertown. A fine sup
per ended a most enjoyable evening.
The Grange held their postponed meeting,
Thursday evening, March 14. A very inter
esting discussion upon "Oats" ws then tree
ly talked upon and a paper read by Mrs
Stock bridge Irom Brother Camp, who on ac
count ot Illness, could not be present, music
and recitations and readings all were in fine
order. The patrons are alive to make the
Morris Grange, No 119, a success.
Some ot our patrons ware in attendance at
the Mountain County Pomona at Cawasa
Grange hall, Collinsville, and would say that
tbe presence of State Master Bowen was an
incentive to well doing and a most interest
ing program was rendered, livery patron
who had a voice in it did weU and all went
home satisfied it had been a red letter day
tor our Pomona. June 6, we will meet with
the Patrons of Litchfield Grange.
We are glad to teel that our friend of The
Newtows Bee will give us W C. T. TJ. wom
en a hearing in bis columns, for every worn
an wearing the white ribbon, has in her heart
the spirit of good work lor God and home
and native land.
The young lad wno enterea tne store oi t.
H. Johnson, our enterprising met chant, one
night, last week, is at present awaiting trial
in the iailat .Litchfield. He owned his deed.
return ng the money .which was a small sum.
he had neen mailing mo noine wiui xsea nu
liam H Farnham.
nnr wnrthv representative. E. H Clark.
when he left us lor Hartford this week, was
accompanied by his youngest daughter. Miss
Mary uiaiK.
In New Haven County.
V PERSONAL and church notes.
Mrs Strong of New Haven is with ber
sister, Mrs T. Mallory.
Mrs Julia Monson is on the sick list.
Mrs Walter Stiles has returned from a
visit in Danbury.
Walter Warner is recovering from a
severe illness, under Dr Cooley's care.
Amos Treat is very low and not ex-
pected to recover.
Walter Stiles has improved his home
by painting.
The Ladies' Aid society met at Miss
Ellen Ward's on Thursday. -
Messrs Hayes and Perry have each pur
chased a yoke of oxen and Mr Perry
wishes to dispose or a gooa pair.
Some of our enterprising farmers at
tended tbe cattle exhibition at Wood
bury. - ,
Despite the storm a social was held at
the Methodist church, the 13th.
The prayer meeting will be held on Fri
day p. m. at the Congregational parson
age. Miss Mary Perry has returned from
New Jersey, where she visited school
friends. . ' I
It is expected that a missionary tea will
be given on Wednesday evening. 27th, at
the Methodist church. An interesting!
literary entertainment will be given and
the pastor will givea talk on Mexico. I
Dea Tuttle, tbe honored and life long
friend and supporter of the r Congrega- j
tional church, is to give the funds for
placing a fine tower clock in the Congre- i
gational .church. Dea Tattle takes a
If you begin buying your little ones
shoes at our store-we're convinced she
will keep it up when the time comes
for buying her own. Many of this
store's best customers are mothers;
now buying shoes for their little ones,
who have been life customers of the
store. Most people don't change trad
ing places when they are satisfied
We're after the dissatisfied one. f per
ating as we do two large stores and
buying for cash we undersell all com
petitors Robertson's Shoe Store,
38 Bank St, New Milford
74 Main St, Ansonia, Conn.
deep interest in everything that pertains
to this church.
Quite a number of families are sfH'cted
witn scarlet fever in tbe Center di-trtct
Also some small children at Breakneck.
The teacher at tbe Center, Miss Julia
StJohn, went to A'haei Smith s to stay
over Sunday and was taken down with
tte same disease.
Miss Edith Abbott, who has been
spending the winter in Waterbury and
Mew Haven, bas returned borne.
Henry Atwood has moved into bis
house, known an the Mallory place.
A. L Foot has returned to New Yoik,
his old home.
Joel U. -Strong is doing carpenter work
for w. o. Trask
It has been voted to have the Town
hall next to Mr Track's dwelling house
HOOD'S PILLS cure liver Ills,
Biliousness, Indigestion, Headache.
A pleasant laxative. All Druggists.
For a safe and desirable investment
for your
and Insurance combined
General Lite Insurance
Hartford, Ct,
Offers as good security as any that
human skill can devise With 30 yrs
experience, exceptionally careful in
vestments - and doing: business in
healthy localities of this country only
Gross Assets, Jan. 1, 1895, $2,702-963.23.
. Total Liabilities, . S.159.30S.0&.
Surplus to Policy Holders, 6i3.94S.15
Represented by
H. Hawley ,
Bethel, Ct.
We have added to our Grain Business a falj
line of Field, Garden and Flower Seeds- W
hao a large assortment ef Seed Potatoes from
Maine and Vermont. Earlj Ros, Hebron. Hor
tner, Early Vermont. Sural Bev Toiker. Bo. S.
Hew Queen, Whits Star and other Early aai
Late varieties, at reasonable prioee-
Largs stock of Sweet Corn for Bowing, Whit
Sonthrrn and Yellow. Choice Seed Oata Back,
wheat, Barley, Spring Wheat end Spring Eje
Oeion Seeds and White and Tellow Onion tats
Large assortment of Garden and Flower Seeds
Send 10c for 1 oz of Wheeler's Superb Sweet
Peas, 80 varieties of the newest largo Flower
ing mixed, or any on color-
Wo have the finest strain of Pansy Seed and
Flowers. Tuberose Bulbs. Large assortment
of Bird Seed- All fie and '0e packages of 8 lbs
or Garden and Flower Seeds, mailed free. 25
Se package for SI
W are the largest and finest stock of first
class seeds of any house in Bew England. Oar
grad-s of Teas and Coffee are unsurp asac d
Call and see us.
Bos. 183, 185. 187 Middle and 13, 15 Gold Stt
Bridgeport, Ct-
At half price. No w is tbe time to buv I al
so have a nice stock ot men's suits. Spring;
goods are now ready. Popular gooa" t
prices lower tban ever. I hve made a gen
eral reduction in all heavy woods to close oat.
CHARLES CRANK, Bethlehem, Conn.
Fifty rooms to let- Including;
nicely located 15 -room house, oppo
site Depot, could be used to advan
tage for hotel.
I offer for lease my store for a term
of years, one of the best stands in
Litchfield County.
The Hew York Tooth Crown Dentists,
For H'gh Grade DertUtry
Beantifd! plates, perfect fit gnaraawed or moa
Bo Charge for extracting yenr teeth without
Fine Gold Silver and Cemnt fillings.
Bring this advertisement with yon and wo will
pay year faro.
Appointments by mail-
65 Bank St., 4th Floor,
Waterbnrr. Conn.
For Monumental work:
call at
CTCr.T ATK-. Bast Bridgeport. Cona.
AI.L KIXL.8 (r
A Specialty
At reasonable prices and of
the latest designs.
At St Michael's Cemetery, Stmt
ford Ave- (
Bridgeport. Coast
rive minutes' ride on Strat
ford Ave. trolley ears Irom de
pot. James Sexton, Sr., talesman
M.U. Sexton. Prop.
Monuments, Heads Stones ia Marble or rsritf
Write for designs and prises
X. 3F. MolXonjaa,
Uanatactnrer of and Dealer
Monuments and Headstones of AH
, .Descriptions in Marble and Granite.
Hover Cndernold. Box 128. Wesrooit. Cona.
William Dakin & Co.,
HOTCHK1S3V11 1 1, CONN..
is the place to buy Carrtegte, Buggies, Spin
dles, Concords, Adjusting Pole Tongues,
Headquarters tor Miiboi Lumber Wagons,
Halters, ligbt and beavv Harness, Blancets,
Robes, second band Cant and Buggies.
Have you seen nor spring back Concord. It is
a ocsuiy. iiriff nrrntr. SLKIOHS of all
kinds. Go fr.Iuee before baying elsewnere.
Tale Hoire a Barrel of .Tones' Super
lative Floor, the price is $4.25.
Groceries at Hard Pan Prices!
Special sale of Winter Goods.
Call and inspect the goods.
Washington Depot. , Cona.
GeorM T. Harris. Pron.
All New Wall Papers for the esca

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