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m with dainty little initials in
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fli) Still harping on Blankets
and early buying Others
are saving a dollar or two
Why not you ?
Six Cases
Comfortables
The beautiful Satine kind,
filled with finest carded
cotton. Prices 51.25 up
to $3.50 each.
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NEW HAVEN, CONN.
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THE NEWTOWN BEE.
I'HIDAT. SEPT. 18, 181)5.
CIRCULATION:
JANOAUY 1.1882,
LAST WEEK.
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In Litchfield County, j
WASHINGTON.
REV DH WILLIAM G. SPENCER.
The funeral service of the late Itev Dr
William G. Spencer, the beloved rector
of St John's (Episcopal) church was at
tended on Friday afternoon at 2 from the
church where he had ministered so faith
fully. At 2 p. m., the clergy, headed by
Archdeacon Tatlock and followed by the
bearers with the remains, marched into
the church and took their places. The
service was impressively conducted by
Ilev Dr Tatlock of St John's church.
Stamford, archdeacon of Fairfield coun
ty, and a personal friend of the deceased.
Kev Mr French of Darlen and Rev Mr
Seymour of Litchfield also assisted in the
service. Other clorgymen of the order
present were Kev Sylvester Clarke of the
Berkeley divinity school, Middletown,
Kev Mr Smith of Bridgewater, lie? Mr
Sherman of St Paul's, Bridgeport, ltev
Mr Draper of All Saints, New Milford,
Kev Mr Mathison of Marbledale, Kev Mr
Boylf ton of Long Hill and Kev Mr Stone
of Bantam. The church was beautifully
decorated with flowers of white, emblem
atical of the gospel of light and helpful
ness which he had preached. At the con
clusion of the service the casket was
placed in the vestibule, when the assem
bled audience passed out, having a laBt
chance to view his face. The casket was
then placed in an improvised funeral car,
decorated with green and flowers, and
slowly the march was begun to the cem
etery, which adjoins the church, where
the last sad rites of the church were per
formed. The pall bearers were Alpheus
O. Baker, Henry Fulois, Edwin Clark,
Walter Newton, E. J. Hurlbut and Dan
iel Knowles. Edward Jackson of Norwalk
presided at the organ during the service
and the singing was rendered by a quar
tet composed of A. D. Woodruff, W. G.
Brinsmade, Mrs W. G. Brinsmade and
Mrs II. W. B. Howard.
The late Dr Spencer was born in Man
Chester, England, and came to America
at the age of 13. He was educated at
Trinity college, Hartford. He had charge
of a parish in Indiana, then of one in St
Louie. Afterwards in the diocese of
Connecticut he was rector at Norwalk
and New Haven. For two years he of
ficiated at Ft Collins, Col., and for the
past eight years has been rector at St
John's church, Washington. He left
three children : F. J. Spencer of Denver,
Col., William C. Spencer of San Francis
co and Mrs William rf. Church of Wash
ington. Dr Spencer was greatly beloved
by his parishioners and throughout the
town was highly esteemed for his geni
ality. He had a cordial greeting for ev
ery man he met, rich and poor alike.
KKSOLUTIONS
ADOPTED BY
CHUKCH.
ST JOHNS
At a special mooting of the wardens
and vestrymen of St John's parish, held
on September 4, 1895, the following was
unanimously adopted :
In the inscrutable wisdom of our Heav
enly father, our parish has been a (Dieted
by the sudden death of its rector, Kev
William G. Spencer, D. D. We, the war
dens and vestry of St John's church,
bowing submissively to the divine dis
pensation, wish to place upon our min
utes this tribute to the memory of our
beloved rector. During the eight years
that Dr Spencer has been rector of this
parish he has by his faithful and efficient
services enhanced its prosperity, and by
his tenderness and sympathy on all oc
casions won for himself the reverence
and love of his people as rector and pas
tor, and also by his consistent and liber
al Christianity the sincere respect and es
teem of the whole community.
Kesolved, That the clerk of the vestry
be directed to Inform the reverend the
Bishop of the Diocese, of the death of Dr
Spencer, and that a copy of this minute
be sent to the family of our deceased rec
tor with the expression of our sincere
sympathy in their great bereavement
Attest, Henry J. Church, parish clerk.
CONGREGATIONAL CHJIRCH NOTES.
Kev Mr Carhart preached at the Con
gregational church. He has visited Mr
Carter and they take their vacation to
gether in the Maine woods.
The cradle roll rally on Saturday was
a very pleasant affair. About 60 of the
children were present. There was
great supply of ice cream provided as
well as eatables. About $40 was raised
for the kindergarten work in foreign
lands. -
AT ST JOHN'S CHURCH.
Rev Dr Duf.ee of Litchfield occupied
the pulpit at St John's church in the
morning and Rev Mr Mathison of Mar
bledale held services at tbe Town hall
In the evening.
THE O'DELL WILL CASE SUSTAINED.
The O'Dell will case, tried before
Judge McMahon of New Milford, Fri
day last, was decided in fayor of sus
taining tbe will. The case occupied two
days.
Maj Kingman, who is always making
improvements about his place, is laying
a pipe from the flume of his mill to the
cellar of his house to furnish power for
pumping a pipe organ, to grind coffee
and the like. He will also build on an
addition to the south side of his house.
Among those who attended the Stone
re-union in New Haven, last week, were
Judge Guy Ford, Mr and Mrs C. C. Ford
and S. B. Smith.
A severe thunder shower came up on
Monday evening. The rain was much
needed.
Miss Smith and Miss Palmer, tbe ar
tlsts,held a reception last Monday from 3
till 5. Also a sale of their beautiful
hand painted china. The work of the
classes was very fine.
John Fenn is quite ill with dysentery
Roderick FarranB of New York is ill'
with typhoid fever at Mrs Jiezla Mitch
ell's. Mrs Jennings is taking care of
him.
" The Washington Grange went to War
ren on Tuesday evening, with their own
literary program, to return the compli
ment which we received from them last
fall.
Mr and Mrs Walter Reeves of Illinois
are in town oh a vist
Iricnda and relatives.
to their many
Dr I'ume or New York has - t''ii at
Walter Lnjr.iu's and called utliclio Farm
iliiliy to look at their arrangements.
Among those who have enj.iyed the
hospitality of the pleasant home of Mr
and Mrs Robert Irwin have been Kichard
Storlzer, leader of the famous Mozart
Symphony Club of New York, and fam
ily, Joseph Slinker of New York, Mr and
Mrs I. B. Phillips of Portchester, N. i .,
and Mrs Zimmerman and child, New
York.
Miss Edith Sherwood of Easton, Wil
liam Toinllnson of Bridgeport and M. fc.
Wilson, eon and daughter, of Upper
Moutclair, N. J., are guests at Benjamin
Seeley's.
Miss Nellie J. Dagnon, who is employ
ed at the creamery, Is enjoying a three-
weeks' vacation. In company with her
father, Mr Dagnon, she is visiting in New
Haven and Guilford.
ROXBUST.
PEKSONAL AND TOWN AFFAIRS.
Miss Susie Pierce returned on Monday
to her school at Northiield, Mass. She
entertained her friend, Miss Beers, from
Botsford Ilill, over Sunday.
The extreme dry weather has ripened
up corn so that every one about is gath
ering it Into stacks. Feed is very short,
streams are low and the roads very dus
ty, which makes very unpleasant travel
lug.
John Morris is having: new walls for
his sitting room, George Welton of Wood
bury doing the work. Neighbor Wiisey
is engaged on a very extensive 100 in
Newtown.
Mr and Mrs John Bolt have the sym
pathy of the whole community in the
loss of a little child on Saturday, only
being sick a lew Hours.
John Upton and family removed to
Wallingford on Monday, Ellie Thomas
carrying one load of goods with his team.
Ihe rest of the goods were sent bv
freight.
Under the supervision of Road Agent
G. W. Uurlburt the roads have nearly all
been put in Hrst class condition. They
are to fiuish them all up soon. Quite an
expense has been added to the roads by
reason or tne neavy snowers washing the
roads very badly.
F. S. Castle and a party of friends from
diuerent sections of tbe state, hud !
pleasant outing at the seaside.
Rev and Mrs W. D. Humphrey return
ed, last Wednesday, from their outing,
mucn reires-nea Dy tne cuange.
Mrs Betsy Miller of Waterbury, a for
mer resident of the town, has visited old
acquaintances, the past week.
Mrs William Newton, Mrs Oliver Tyr
rell, E. Mower and James Validly have
been quite sick, the past week, and uuder
the care or Drl ons.
The party at the Town hall was not as
well attended as was expected it would
be. But 12 couples were present. The
music was good and tnose who were
present report a good tirne.j
E. W. Preston's efficient and popular
cierK, unarms i. weiov, nas accented
position as superintendent of a large feed
store in iianburv. we wish him sue
cess. W. 15. Hodge takp his place in the
postmlice and store. He has consider
able experience in the business.
The dental students, Mr Thomas and
Mr Bowker, who have boarded with Wal
ter Thomas during the past three months
have returned to Philadelphia to attend
the dental college. Beth are bright and
capable men and will make their mark in
the profession.
Mrs D. C. Norman of Woodport, N. J
is spending two weeks with her parents
Mr and airs Amos Tyrrell.
Mr and Mrs John Stillson and Frank
W. Gray were Sunday guests at Ames
Tyrrell's; aUo Miss Isellic M. Tyrrell.
Mr and Mrs Truman Judd of Bristol
have been guests of Mr and Mrs H. L
Fairchild.
Charles Trowbridge shot a hawk, the
other day, measuring five feet and two
inches from tip to tip.
uenry Trowonage, wno has Deen in
poor health for some time, is Improving
now under the care of Dr Hubbard of
Bridgeport.
NEW PRESTON.
THE TENT MEETINGS AT THE LAKE.
The gospel tent meetings closed at the
loot of Lake Waramaug, last Friday
evening, as stated in last week's Bee
The entire services have drawn many
thereto wno nave not previously been re
gular attendants at any religious meet
ings lor some time and we hope the seed
now sown may in many cases reeult in
different habits formed and good resolu
tions. Messrs Brown and Jamieson, the
leaders or conductors of the meeting, pro
pose to be at the Sherman house each
Friday evening during September and
will conduct a service there for the en
couragement of all who will attend, and
if that proves to be a means of helping
soma to lead a oetter me, it surely will
not be in vain that such meetings are
held.
LAKESIDE GROWING IN POPULARITY
We are glad to learn that Mr Moody of
New York City has bought a nice tract
of land at Lakeside, below Lonmarwick
Inn, which formerly belonged to Mrs
Bclden's estate, with tbe intention of
soon erecting a fine cottage thereon, for
his use during coming summers.
On Monday of last week Postmaster
H. W. Brown conveved to H. S. Mvsratt
of New Milford a tract of land near Mrs
Brown's hotel, on which Mr Mygatt in
tends to erect a cottage for the use of
himself and family during coming sum
mers, so we trust LaReside will con
tinue to become more and' more popular
by tbe assistance and interest of outside
patrons.
"MISS JERRJf" CAPTURES NEW PRESTON.
The illustrated play, "Miss Jerry" at
produced at the Village church on Mon
day evening, September 2, by irs author,
AlecK macK oi Broomyn, jn. v., was a
success in every respect. The views and
portraits exhibited on the canvass were
truly of a high order of perfection, and
the features of several of the characters
portrayed were evidently taken by Mr
Black of relatives and personal acquaint
ances of his. We recommend the enter-.
tainment heartily to any audience desir
ing to witness a first class rendition with
tbe stereoptieon and wish the author best
of success wherever called.
THE 8UMMER SEASON AT WARAMAUG.
A few city guests still lingerat the dif
ferent hotels about Lake Wars maug but
the season may said to oe over this week,
August was a busy month at all the
places but altogether the season has not
seemed as lively and prosperous as some
previous. Various reasons have been as
signed for the absence of the usual num
ber from here during part of 'he summer,
The principal cause seems to be that they
aid not come.
Mrs Ida M. Brown has decided to keep
open tne carter nouae ior transients and
ice cream tin uctoDer i.
Mrs Maltby and daughters of New
York City, who have passed several
weeks at Mrs JUucy Jones', returned to
their city home, last Friday.
Dr and Mrs F. G. Kelly left Mrs C.
Carter's, last Saturday, for their home at
Uonneant. Ohio.
Dea E. W. Marsh and wife of Bridge
port passed part of last weeK and over
last Sunday with Maj Burnh&m and wife
here.
Thomas G. Wooster, a native of this
place but now of Bridgeport, is passing
a few days here, calling on his former
acquaintances and schoolmates.
This Diace, last Saturday, was ravoren
by the presence of J. A. Bolles, editor of
Only a
Backache Um
Backache's such a common
ailment that it's seriousness is
not appreciated.. It isn't a dis
ease itself but a symptom of
serious derangement, and com
monly indicates Kidney trouble.
Buker's
Kidney Pills
are a specific in the early stages
for Kid ney and Urinary troubles.
They remove the cause, cure
the ache and tone the vital or
gans. Neglecting the ache is
neglecting the cause of the ache.
The pills cost 50 cents at the
druggists. An Ache-book sent
free of charge.
Euker Pill Co., JBangot, Me.
the New Milford Gazette, Frank Bolande,
editor of the Bridgeport Evening Post
and A. P. Smith of the Bee. We are
seldom blessed by the calls of so many
journalists in so brief a time and some
times weeks slip by we see none. Mr
Bolande remained here with bis wife
until Sunday afternoon when he felt
obliged to return' to his city home
again, leaving his wife for a still longer
visit at Hi. ti. ueardsiey's.
Miss iiimma G. Hull came to her home
here from Bridgeport on Thursday of
last week lor a lew. weeks stay with her
parents, Mr and Mrs Jtt. Hull.
The health of Mrs Kimball of JNew
Haven, who is staying through Septem
ber at J. B. Stillson's,has been very much
improved by the attendance and prescrip
tions of H. A. Marcy,M. D , of this place.
Mrs l'erkins and Miss Myrtie .Perkins
of Terryville passed Friday night at Mrs
Charles Carter's and returned to their
home again on Saturday last.
Thomas Black bought, last week, an
other carload of No. 1 corn and a car of
fine oats which this week he is unloading
at his mm here.
The school of District No. 10 opened
on Monday of this week with a teacher
from the Normal school at the desk. She
will board during the term at George S.
Lyman s.
Mrs H. M. Bolles returned from Plain-
ville, last week.
Two cases of drunkenness were noticed
here last week in a legal manner and a
fine and costs imposed on each young
man, who came from the other part of
this town, by William H. Dougal, justice
of the peace.
Jonathan Sturges Burr, son of Hon J
T. Burr, is now engaged in business in
New York, with his father, under the
firm name of J. T. Burr & Son, in the
manufacture of special machine tools.
Mr Burr still spends a part of his time at
his pleasant home at Grey Kock, and hn
son comes up for over Sunday.
Kev Mr Upson accompanied his friend
Mr Geer, to New York, to take in the
big yacht race.
Kobert Kirk and family, and Mr Mc
Gerr and family of New York, and Mr
And Mrs Charles Ryder and daughter of
Jn or walk are among the guests at B. C,
J orris'.
WOODBURY.
MRS CHARLOTTE 8MITH.
Mrs Charlotte Smith, widow of Sear-
gaut D. Smith, a war veteran of 1861-5
died at the 'Ville, September 5, after a
brief illness. Her funeral took place
September 7. Her age was G9. Thus
pass away the soldiers and their wives
ana soon a roil can win una no re
sponses. Thirty years make wonderful
changes in any community. It is well
for us to recall what our soldiers and
their families did for us. We do well to
mourn the death of Mrs Smith. She
was in every respect a worthy woman
As daughter, wife, mother and citizen
with the rest of us, she well performed
her duty in every station. While her
husband was at the, front receiving
wounds for his country, she was at
home joining with other patriotic ladies
engaged in sending packages of supplies
for the soldier boys. Multitudes of
patriotic hearts at the front were made
glad by the patriotic hearts and ready
hands of the loved ones at home. She
leaves a son and many friends to mourn
her loss.
THE PAINTER HILL DISTRICT.
William O'Brien has purchased 6. S
Clark's Painter Hill farm.
The farmers have made quite a raid
on the brush cutting, burning over con
siderable territory. Tobacco is general
ly harvested. ,
J. H. Leavenworth is in quite poor
health.
Dr Bissell and wife were recently en
tertainedt Kdwin Leavenworth's, Mrs
Urll and niece of New Milford at C. It
Leavenworth's, Mrs Maria Corning" of
Watertown at S. R. Percy's and C. R
Hurd's and Nathan Bloos and family at
F. H. Leavenworth's. -
Mrs Davis of Oxford was at C. R,
Leavenworth's over Sunday.
S. R. Percy had a horse injured by a
barbed wire fence.
Miss Delia Davenport is the teacher
in this district.
L. J. Allen is visiting a sister in Colo
rado, who has resided there many years
The house of G. G. Smith in Flanders
district was broken into, last week, and
a few articles taken. .
Tbe town meeting held last week to
rescind the $3000 vote of A former meet
ing under the good roads law, was an ex
ceedingly torrid affair.' The leaders in
the move to rescind seemed to be Bennet
A. Sherman, David C. Porter and Robert
C Partree, and Judge Huntington and
Rev Mr Wyckoff in favor of allowing the
vote to stand. Much heat and very per
sonal remarks outside the object of the
meeting were indulged In. The former
vote was rescinded by a division of the
house, about three to one.
. Mr Benjamia did not finally conclude
a bargain with Mr Wheeler for his
bakery.
B. S. Curtiss is on the sick list. '.
CORNWALL BRIDGE.
MISS HOLMES MR EVANS.
The marriage of Rev Evore Evans and
Miss Mary Holmes at the Presbyterian
church, last Wednesday morning, was one
of the most pleasant events of the season.
The church was beautifully decorated
with flowers and the ceremony was wit-.
nessed by a large number of the bride's
friends. Rev Noerr, of Sidney, assisted
by Rev Kiser of this city, officiated in
the happy but solemn rites. After the
DO
You know Unit a sound Business educu-B
lotion goiiurully means a fortune to Ha 110a.
f sussor.'
YOU
;Are going to do something all your li(o.
iuu win iiavu piuzuy or
WANT
iTlie very necessaries of life. The Merrllll
ol lege can place you in
A POSITION
11 you do your part. Wo can't do much,
ior people ol neglected education In the'
Business Courses but onr English School'
will brace you up all right.
we are anxious to put you on the road '
to success. May we start you September
MERRILL COLLEGE,?
STAMITORD, CONN.
ceremony the happy couple received th e
hearty congratulations of their friends,
after which a reception was held at the
home of the bride's parents, where a rich
and bounteous repast was served, and all
joined heartily in thu happiness of the
young folks just entering, into life's
struggles together. The bride is the
daughter of Mr and Mrs Samuel Holmes,
one of the prominent families of this city.
She is a Hamburg girl, bright, well edu
cated and a pure refined lady who holds
tbe love and respect of all who know her.
and she has the best felt wishes of all for
her future happiness. Mr Evans is a
young minister of the gospel, gifted with
fine ability and eloquence as his sermon
here last Sabbath fully demonstrated
He is a former student of Tabor college
and a graduate at Colorado college and
has just completed a theological course
at Yale. He was advanced in the Con
gregational church a few weeks ago, and
takes up his regular ministeral work on
his arrival home in Ellsworth, Conn., and
is on the road to accompolUb grand work
la the service of his Master. The Sun
beam joins in hearty congratulations and
good wishes for Mr and Mrs Evans, and
hopes that sunbeams of happiness may
light their pathway through life. Mr
and Mrs Evans took the 5.10 train Wed
nesday evening for their future home ii
Connecticut. Hamburg Sunbeam.
BRIDGEWATER.
PERSONAL JOTTINGS.
Prof Eugene Babbitt of Columbia col
lege, New York City, passed through the
village, last week, enroute from Warren
to his home.
Grandison Randall rejoices in a new
great-granddaughter, the granddaughter
of Mrs Flora Young, and daugher of M
and Mrs Eugene Hapeman of Cato, N. 1"
Mrs L. S. Weeks and party left, Satur
day, for their home in Bridgeport.
Mrs Homer Sanford of Bridgeport was
the guest, last week, of Mrs C. H. San
ford.
Almon Smith is low with heart failure
James Pitcher's second daughter
Grace, has typhoid fever.
Robert Greer, who has been sick so
long with inflammatory rheumatism, is
no better.
We understand that the North Center
cemetery association has bought the Me
Niff property.
Miss Bessie Smith leaves, this week
for Mr Moody's school in Northfield.
Mrs Jay Frost is in town.
Richard Randall of Shelton is the guest
of his brother, John Randall.
Frank Gillett returned to Philadelphia
Monday, the 9th.
Work inside of St Mark's commenced
this week and the church will be closed
for several Sundays. Meanwhile the
rector and family are to be out of towr.
Albert Mallett fainted and fell down
tbe hall stairs, Saturday evening. He
escaped serious injury.
Abner Lewis has bought the George
Minor property. "" ,
Miss Sarah Treat's goods are to be
sold at auction, the 17th.
Fairfield County News.
BRIDGEPORT-
. MKREID'S BUSINESS. " -
No better evidence of the wealth and
general prosperity of a community need
be asked for than that afforded by the
successful carrying on in its- midst of
Fuch an enterprise as that conducted by
John H. Reid, who is a native of .Brook
lyn, and it has been carried on by him
from the first. The premises occupied
are well situated and finely arranged for
the business, an dja fiord accommodations
for an extremely large and varied stock
of diamonds, watches and fine jewelry
These goods are offered at the very lowest
market rates, and we know of no retail
establishment in town where the buyer
enjoys more advantages, for every
article sold is fully warranted to prove
as represented, while lower prices are
quoted than many irresponsible dealers
are able to offer, for this house enjoys the
most favorable relations with wholesal
er, and gives its customers the full bene
fit of this state of affairs. Special atten
tion is given to the repairing of fine
watches, clocks and jewelry, and engrav
ing is done in a first class manner and at
low prices. ,
v Anderson & Mead, the real estate and
insuranca men of 277 East Main street,
are in a position to be of benefit to those
desiring investments 'or who have real
estate to sell.
On Tuesday, August 20, a little.
stranger made application to Mr and
Mrs Frederick Nichols for a permanent
residence. As it was a baby girl they
gladly accepted the new comer.
WEST REDDING.
A CHAJ'EL FOR THE CMPAWAUO DIS
TRICT. The union Sunday school at TJmpa
waug shoolhouse, has become' so pros-
PECULIAR in combination, pro
portion and preparation of ingrodi
euts.JIood's Sarsaparilla possesses great
curati ve value You should TRY I T
WINDOW SCREENS,
LAWN MOWERS,
HOSE,
AND EVERYTHING IN THE HARDWARE LINE.
90, 94 BANK ST.,
perous, numbering now about 50, that
an effort is now being made to build a
$500 chapel to accommodate them. Zal
mon Read has given the ground for the
new site opposite the cemetery. Five
solicitorsand collectors have been ap
pointed, who will make a thorough can
vass of the town and every effort will be
made to erect a neat and cosy chapel to
be ready for use next spring. Subscribe
liberally and help a good cause along.
Mrs L. B. Benedict has returned from
a business trip to Winsted and other
points.
BROOETIELD.
Lewis Osborne of New Milford, Mrs
Phebe Acken of Rockford, 111., have
been guests of Mr and Mrs Frederick
Crosby.
In New Haven County.
V
MIDDLEBURY.
TOWN AND PERSONAL JOTTINGS.
J. Moriarty'8 family, who have occu
pied Mr Kelly's bouse at (juassapaug
Lake, this summer, have returned to
Waterbury.
Wednesday of this week the Ladies
Aid society met at the Methodist church
vestry.
Irving Camp and Marshall Bronson
are going to Wilbraham to school.
The schools opened September 3
Miss Millie Shelton is teaching at the
Center.
Rev and Mrs Foote have returned from
their vacations.
C. H Trask is at home helping his
father for a while.
The W. C. T. V. hold an extra meet
ing next Tuesday, September 17, at 3
o'clock at the Methodist parsonage. All
members are requested to be present as
it is to be of importance to tbe unions to
meet before the 20;h. We hope to have
a full attendance. All visitors are invit
ed to come and help on the good work.
SOUTH BRITAIN.
. AT THE CREAMERY.
The creamery is doing an increasing
business and Is becoming more and more
popular.
The select school's first week seems to
prove that it is to be a thing of real and
substantial value to tbe community.
The Christian Endeavor society have
just obtained some new pledge cards,
committee blanks, etc.
THE CONTEST DECIDED.
In December, 1895, -I. C. Ayer Co., ol Lowell,
Maes., manufacturers ot Ayer's Sarsaparilla,
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Ayer's Hair Vigor,
Ayer's Ague Cure and Ayer's Pllls.ailvertiaed
extensively in the papers of Connectlcnt the
lollowing prize offer : $100 in Prizes. . J. C.
Ayer & Co., ot Lowell, Mass., proprietors ol
Ayer's Sarsaparilla, which received the high
est award at the World's Fair, Chicago, 18U3,
will, at noon, on the 1st day of January, 1805,
start their traveler, Frank 8. Davls.from East
Thompson, Conn., with an elegant four-horse
advertising wagon, built at Concord, N. II.,
for a thorough business and advertising can
vass of the 8tatT"t Connecticut. In connec
tion -with this trip, the J. C. Ayer Company
will open a Prize Contest in which everybody
18 invited to engage, and forward to J. C.
Ayer Co., Lowell, Mass , answers to the fol
lowing questions, viz.: 1st. In what order
will Mr.Davls visit the different towns and
oities in Connecticut? Answer by giving the
name of each town and city, in the order that
you think he will visit it, remembering that
he starts at East Thompson. 2nd. now long
will it take Mr Davis to make the canvass?
Answer in days, hours and minutes, reckon
ing from noon, Jan. 1, IW.'j, to the time he
crosses the State line going out. To the per
son sending the most nearly correct answer,
the J. C. Ayer Co. will give $40. To the sec
ond oest, $20. To the third best $10. To the
six next best, $5 each.1- All answers to be
written in Ink, and mailed to J C. Ayer Co.
Lowell, Mass., so as to reach there on or be
fore March SI, 1895. No person directly or in
directly connected with the J. C. Ayer Co.
will be allowed to contest. The canvass was
completed at 4.18 p m., and a corp of experts
had since that time been occupied in exam
ining the lists, which were furnishing in re
ply to this offer. They have just completed
their examination, and And that tbe follow
ing parties are entitled to the prizes. Henry
H.Flint, Bristol, Conn, 1st prize, $40. Dr C.
FOR 20 YEARS
fhe formula for making Scott's
Emulsion has been endorsed by
physicians of the whole world. No
secret about it. This is one of its
strongest endorsements. But the
strongest endorsement possible is
in the vital strength it gives.
5cotts
Emulsion
nourishes. It does more for weak
Babies and Growing Children
than any other kind of nourish
ment. It strengthens Weak
Mothers and restores health to
all suffering from. Emaciation
and General Debility.
For Coughs, Colds, 8or Throat, Bron.
chitls.Wealc Lungs.Consumption.Blood
Disease and Lot of Flash.
ScttftBMM,.T. AUDruggisu. MtaMtl
IOE
Bleeping
i&head !
That is what this store is doing ahead in
style, make and workmanship. Perfectly
male Shoes at low prices unusually low
j'ist now. No matter what kind of a shoe ycu
want, you can save 25 to 50 per cent at this
store.
School Shoes at Special Prices.
Robertson's Shoe Store,
AT THE TOP OF THE HILL
38 Bank St, New Milford
COMSTOCK'S
Is the place to buy Wall Paper.
have samples from one of the largest
Wall Paper concerns in this country
representing a stock of $200 000-
Prices from 2c a roll upward; also a
fine line of splint and hand-made bush
el and half-bushel baskets- They are
just the thing to pick up potatoes and
apples in- Call and see.
H. S. C0MST0CK.
CAST! GBOCEli.
WAEREN,
CONN-
MILK fANS!
Made to order. Price very Reasonable.
STOVES! FURNACES ! RANGES
Write, or come and see us.
HENRY FULOIS,
Washington Depot
Conn
DRY GOODS, GRJCEEIES
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Ciood Goods at a Living Profit.
Allen J" oy cg,
Roibury Station,
Conn
HONESTY MY POLICY.
To live and let live is my encTeavor. The
many patrons ot the Roxburv Mills at Roi.
bury Sftion, can denenil on being dealt with
in an honest and business like manner. A
good stock of grain, etc, is now on hand and .
the rapid manner in which it is going guar-!
fintPRfl thflt. the nriraa are rla ht I nroiiose to
continue to sell all our Grain, Feed, Meal,
Middlings, etc., as low as possible and live.
F. E WETM0RE, Miller,
ROXBUKY STATION, COXX.
William Dakin & Co.,
HOTCHK1SSV11 1 E, COXN,
is the place to buy Carrisgre, Buggies, Spin
dles, Concords, Adjusting Pole Tongues,
Headquarters lor Milbum Lumber Wagons,
Halters, light anil heavy Harness, Blankets,
Robes, second hand Cairifiees and Buggies.
Have you seen our spring back Concord. It is
a beauty. In r Ire Wrrher. SLEIGHS of all
kinds. Ge: juices before buying elsewhere.
G. Wood, New Haven, 2nd prize, $20. J. F.
Baldwin, West Simsbury, 3rd prize, (10, C.
IT. Rogers, Moodns, 4th prize, f5, Myron F.
Simpson, Glastonbury, 6th prize, $5, Mrs Eu
gene Gaylor, Willimantic, Sth prize, $5, Liz
zie E. Flint, Willimantic 7th prize, $5. Willie
J. McGrath, Ansonla, 8th prize, (5, Sidney A.
Bagnal, Plattsburg, N. Y., 9th prize, (5. The
prompt payment of these prizes is in line
with the honorable record of tbe firm tor the
last halt century. Their representations have
always been correct; their medicines always
better than claimed, and so thoroughly has
this come to be understood throughout tbe
civilized world, that the highest praise which
competitors can bestow npon their own prep
arations is the statement so often used, They
are as good as Ayer's.
Children Cry for
Pitcher's Castoria.
DO YOU WANT A
FARM WAGON,
CARRIAGE OR ' 1 "
BUSINESS WAGON?
DO YOU WANT
REPAIR WORK DONE?
It will be tor your benefit to Correspond
with -"
H. W. WOODRUFF,
Washington Depot, Conn.
MBS W. O. TRASK,
Manufacturer of
Sfsiir Te-wlx3T,
and Ladies' Hair Work.
Go tubings straightened, root all oneway.
specially.
H3BDLEBURY, C0S v
Write for information ; enclose stamp.
WIRE NETTING,
HAMMOCKS,
CREAM FREEZERS
WATERBURY, CONN.
MARTIfTS
BUSINESS SCHOOL,
bosdtess corrasE.
Bookkeeping. Penmanship, Commercial
A ri theme tic. Spelling, Business
Correspondence, Grammar.
SH0STHASD COURSE.
Shorthand Graham's, Typewriting, SpelUng,
renmansiup, mnctnation. Paragraphing,
Business Correspondence, Grammar,
W.J. MARTIN, Principal and Proprietor.
403 Klin St-, Sanford Building. Bridgeport, Ct
Don't Fail To Visit
-1HX
Largest and Best JEWELRY STORE
la LitchSrli County
Better and Brighter Than Ever!
A Magnificent Stock ol Watches ami Jewelry.
ERNEST L. PRATT
LI rCIIFIELD, COXX.
REPRESENTED BT JZaV 3. S0STHSOP
FOE 5EWTOWI A5D VICIKITT.
For Monumental work
call at
JAMES SEXT0"
& SOS
GRANITE
and
MARBLE
WORKS,
CRESCE5T AVE-, East Bridgeport, Cons.
M.H.SEXTWS
MONUMENTAL WORKS
ALL KINDS OF
CEMETEST TOES
A Specially
GRANITE & MARBLE
- At reasonable prices and ol
tne latest deaigna.
OFFICE AFD TORES
At St Michael's Cemetery, Stnt
ford Are.
Bridgeport. Cobb
Five minutes' ride on Strat
ford Ave. trolley cars from de
pot. James Sexton, Sr, Salesman.
M. II. Sexton. Prop.
P. W. BATES
aUSCFacrCfcEB OF
FINE MARBLE AKF
GRANITE WORK,
42 WATER ST..
N0RWALE, - - C0NIN
W. A. LEIGH & SONS'
Reynolds Bridge Granite Monu
mental Works.
Monuments and Headstones of all kind
mails to order from Foreign and Domestic
Granita.
Wt actually maaufketor at ear yard antra
moarmeau and head stoats thaa all th aasaa
mental works in tht ur aaogauwk V allay
Bad Bridgeport and low Hives omniaed.
P. O ADDRESS, RETVOLDS BRIDGE, CT.
MARBLE AND GRANIjI
WORKS.
Moaiimeau, Head Stoass ia MarbU or GriBitt
Writ for doaigaa aad priooa.
M. W. STEVENS
NORWALK.
WESTP0RT MARBLE AND
GRANITE WORKS.
X.T. MoKeziria,
Manufacturer of and Dealer a
Monuments and Headstones of AH
Descriptions in Marble and Granite.
.Never Undersold. Box 228, Weapon. Ooun.
M. G. KEAKETS
MONUMENTAL WORKS,
Honsatonic Avenne, Bridgeport
BER KEKPKRS This
Hive complete, rM.ly
for nae, l-5u; in flat, Sla.
aecnon ooxea, j, K-ju.
SamDiea c-i Oomb rnnn.
dation andCaialcwnie free
KDWIJ4 K. SMITH.
Watertown.
Con
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