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SdniiuiiraiS Ssduction Sal! Iu fact we propose this Greatest Mark-Down and Clearing Out Sale ever known in the history of the Shoe Business. sar--ie'xiL.insro- facts i Men's Qo.t and Velvet Slippers reg ular prices SI. $1 10. SI 15, $1 25, now 79C. Men's Goat and Velvet Slippers, re gular price $1 50 reduced to $1.15. Meu' Goat Slippors, r.gu'ar prices SI 75, SI 85 and S3 Dming this sale 81 40. OUR TERES ABE THE 381 Main Street, FARMERS, ATTENTION ! . 'l.ave the agency for Fairfield County for the De Laval Separators, St Albans Horse Powers, and Moseley & Stoddard Creamery Goods. t&gf-I shall be glad to correspond with any parties wanting these goods, or will call personally if desired. NEWTOWN, Beginning January 1, 1897, we will sell all our PAELOE STOVES! At greatly reduced prices com ? and be convinced and save money by buying at ZEST- ZDIZMZOHTID 6c SOU'S., BETHEL, CONN. The Travelers' Guide. NEW TUBE, NEW HAVEN ANDjKABTFOK KAiLKOAD. BKRK.1H1BC DIVISION. SEW HAVEN North. IU a. m., 4.00 p.m. South.lO.to a. m., 7.45 p. m. H K I.TON North, 10J 3 a. 4i4 p.m. South, lo.iH a. m., 7.IU p. in. STKVKN SON North, 10.16 a. m- 4 36 p. m. South, 10. in a. ru., 7.06 p.m. HON KOB North. 1lo.-u a. in, M41-P. ni South. 10.10 a. m., f7.oo p. m. BOTsrOKO North, 7 M, 10.86 a. tn., 12.05, 4.47, M p. ra. Sunday, 8.10 a. m. South, 10.ua a. m., 6.M p. m. HKWTOWN North, 1 44, 10.43 a. m., 12.20, 4.W 7 .0 p. m. Sunday, 8.18 a. ra. Kouth, 7.UH, 8.47, H OT, Mil a. HI. ,4.2, JO, B.4U p. m Similar, 6.13 D. m HAWLKY V1LLK-North, 7.50, 10.83 a. In tf.Wt 1.11 1J Ui OUUilH. O.A, , ill. South, 7.1, 8.8!), 8.48, 11.19 a. m, 4.19, 6 00, C 89 Sunday, 8.27 a. m. t. ra. Sunday. SM p. m. RooKru flELD JUNCTION North, 8.03. ll.W m.4.10,6.23,&2H,7.20 p.m. Sunday, 8.36 a. ra. south, HJt, M), .40, h.iu a. tn., 6.30, 4.10 SJW p. m. Sunday 648 p. m. BKOOKriKLU North, 8.06, 11.13 a. mM 1.20, 6jW, 7.2 p. m. Sunday, 8.41. South, 8473.2c, 11 M a. m., 5.11, b.'i'i p. m. Sunday, 5.37 p. to LANKSVILLE and STILL, Rl V K U North, 8.J5 a. m., 64U p. ni. South, 8.40, 8.10 a. m, 5.02, 6.12 p. m. Sunday, north, 1847 a. ni, south, 15.26 p. m. MtW MlLFORb North, 8.23. 11.28 a.m., 2.05, 8.88, 6.48, 7 40 p.m. 8iuiday,8.6 a. in. South, S.36, 8.05, 9.2S, 1048 . m., S.62, 4.50, 6.06 p.m. Sunday, 6.20. M UK WINS VI LLE North, 8.3ft, 11.88 a. m., 2.35, 6.07 p. m. Sunday ,9.09 a.m. South, 10.36 .m., 4.20, 6.47 p. in. Sunday, 4.67 p. rn. KENT North, 849,1149 a. m., 8.27, 6.20 p.m. Sunday ,9.24 a. m. South, 10.23 a. m.. 8.27, 4.06, 6JIAp. in. Sunday 4.37 p. m. COUNWaLL BUI DUE North, 9.06 a.m., 12.02, 442,8.36, p. m. Sunday, 9J9 a. m. Sc.itu, 10.11 a. m., 8.16, 8.48, 6.23 p. m. Sunday ,4. 14 p. m. EST CORNWALL North, 9.14 a. m., 12.12. 442, 646p.u. Sunday ,847 a. m. South, 10.08 a. m., 8.07. 8.28, 6J5 o. in. 8iuadaT4.01 p.m. BOT6VOHO TO BBtPOBPOBT. OT8rORl North, 7JW, 1036 a. m 12.05, 4J7, H.'j p. m. Sunday, 8.10 a. m. South, 7.17, 666, UJ8 an4 M, 9Mp.m. Sunday, 9M SlfEPNEr-North,72ja,10.16 a.m.. 1146 m, 4.48, 846 p. m. Sunday, 8 a. m South, 76, S.iKi, 1146 a. m. 448, 7 ."4 p. m. Sunday, 68 p. m. LONG HILL North, 5.22, 10.11, 1118 a. m., 4.42, 641 p. ra. Sunday, 7.54 p. m. South', 7J(4, 9.09,1149a. m., 43, 7.09 p.m. Sunday 643 o.m. TRUMBULL North, 7.16, 10.06, 11.22 .a. m., 4JM. 66 p. m. Sunday, 747 a. Ul. South 1M, 8.14 riJM, a. m., 49, 7J4 p. m. Sund'iy BBJU4&PORT North, 7.56, 9.65,11 -08 m4J5, 6.26 p. in. Sunday, 736 a. m.. A ni ve. 7 50. M a. ui., 1S.U&, 6.10, 7.26 p. m. Sunday 7. W , P SB' . DAITBUBT DlTiaiOV.' ' DANBtIRT North, 640, 746, 8.20, 9.15, 10M, a. m.,2.40. S4o.l8,6JtM.50 p. m.Sonth, 6.00, 730, 4a.m.,11404JW,6 45,7.23p,m.8unday,86P. m., 4.10 p.m. Mi rUL-North, 737, 1040 a- dl, t H, 6.06, 649, 63 p. m. Bunday, 10.09 a. m., I j p.m. 6otil, 8J. 737 9.M, a. m., 1147, ', 9 p. m. Sunday, 6Jia.m., tJ7p.m. C -.-w Worth. 1.U . pi. Lid, 638 p. -t. ". , P'la.BH8X4 P. I. South. r, so 2, Wo Commence Our year to Inaugurate the If TIME IS MON EY to you when in Bridgeport you can save both by com ing to our store on your arrival. 1 lot Men's Hand Sewed Calf button and lace shoes, regular price S6 $250. 1 lot Ladies' kid button shoes, Bizes 2 1-2, 3, 3 1-2. A to E widths. A lit tle out of Btyle- Regular prices from S3 to S4. 99C. Boys' satin calf Lace Shoes, others ask SI 25 for them- .97C. 100 Special Bargains to select from First Quality, Freeh. Rubber Boots and Shces- LOWEST ON EAKTH. Bridge p c 1 1 , Ct G00DSELL, CONN. Sunday, 9.59 a. m., 8.04 p. m. South, 6.16 a. m., 11.69, 1:. 4 p, m. Sunday, 8.22 a. m.,6.27 p. rn. BBANCHVILLE North, 7.10, 10 87 n. m., 2.17, 6.37, .i p. in. Sunday, 9.63 a. m .7.68 p. m. South, 6.21, 72, 10.10 a. m., 12.05,4.52 lup.m. Sunday, 8.28 a. m., M p. m. GEOKUKTOWN North, 7.06 a. m.,9.13, 20 p. m. Sunday, 9.9 a. m., 7.6 p. m. South, .?6 p. m., 12.09, 7. 8 p. m. Sunday, 8.31 a. m., 6.36 p. ni. 8HEPAUG RAILROAD. November SO, 1890. BETHEL Leave 7.87 a. m, 5J8 p. m. Sunday 8.12 a. m. Arrive 9.52 a. m., 4.40, p. in. Sunday 6.10 p. m. BAWLEYVILLE North, 8 .18 a. m., 6.32 p. m. Sunday, 8.36 a. m. Leave for Bethel 9.87 a. m., 4.2.) p. in. ounaay, 0.00 p. m. 8HEPAU u nonn, t.14 4 n. m Su m. Sunday, 18-48 a.m. South, f9.23 a.m.,t 8.61 p. FALLS North, 1931 a.m., tl lay, 18.57 a.m. 8outh,t9.15 aan., t QUt.v. t5.26 n. m. 5.52 3.89 XB CRY North. 10.10 a. m. R.nnn. m ni day, 9.10 a. m. South, 9.C6 a. m., 8 26 p. m Snndav. 5.15 n rUUD'S BRIDGE North, fl0.20 a.m., t6.06 p m. Sunday, f9.17 a. m. South, t9.00 a. in., 12 53 p. tn. Sunday, t5.03 p. m. WASHINGTON North, 11.00 a.m., 6.17 p. m. Sunday, 9.37 a. in. South, 8.48 a. m., 2.40 p. m. Sunday, 4.51 p. m. SEW P K ESTON North, 1L10 a. m., 6.21 p. m oun.iay, v.a a. m. south, 844 a. in., 2.19 p.m. Sunday, 4- p. in. -KOMrORD North, 11.23 a.m., 16 JO p.m. Sun day, 9M a. m. South, f8JS6 a. m 12.03 p.m. Sunday, 4.28 p.m. MORK1S North, 11.S5, 635 P. m. Bra, day. 10.02 a. m. South, f830 a. m., tl-63 p. m. ay, 4.18 p.m. BAN TA IM North, 12.0rt,p.m.,644 p. m. Sunday, l. m. SOUth. 8.22 a. m.. 1.89 n.m. Hnn. 10.20 a.m. day, 4.07 a. m. LA KE North, tl?M p.m..t647 r. m. Snndfto. f 10.24 a. m. South, f8.20 a. fl.23 p.m. Sun. LlTCJli'lELD Arrive 12.10 p. m, 6JS2p. Sunday, 10J10 a. m. South, 8.15 a. m., fa m, J5 p, m. ouauay, aj p. m THE NEW ENGLANT R. H. HAWLEYVILLE East 7.2 1146,a.m,7 12 p. m. Wet 8.54 a. in. 243. 8JUn.m. NEWTOWN East 7J14 a.m 17a7 p.m. We8t 1847 a. m, rjw, io.zo,p. m. SAVOY HOOK East 7.40, 11 66. ajn. 758 a. m West 8.48 a. m. 1.30. 6.21. d. m. - 80UTHBURY East 7.50, 12.04, 7-82 p.m. Weft o-io . iu, x.ai, o.fx p. in tTralns atop when itgnalel onlv Caveats and Trade-Marks obtained, and at patent Vutinesa conducted for JHODErUTK FEES. My office it in the immediate vicipity of the Patent Office, and my facilities lor securing patents are unsurpassed Bend model, sketch or photograph of invention, with description and statement as to advantage claimed. MNo cJt4rff0 4s mad far on opinion urn to pat&tUabititff, and my fee for prosecuting the application tvill not be calif d. for ntUUth patent is tUtmtteOm "JirvsNToar Gvioa1 con Uining full Information sent free. All fotnmnn!' CAiloaft CeMere4 Ktrictly Coafldeailai. FRANKLIN H. HOUGH M V IDMt, WASHISCTOK, I. c- ; ij.i THE NEWTOWN BEE. NEWTOWN, FBIDATi JAN. 8 CIHCULA.TION: JANUA 1.1887, 610 8100 In Fairflekl County. EAST0N. BAPTIST CHURCH INTERESTS. Rev W. M. Weeks gave bis people very helpful and scholarly discourse, Sunday, from the text "For be shall save his people from their Bins," Matt. 1:21. His subject was "Salvation." Miss Maud E. Bawdy of Danbury, with Mrs Weeks presiding at the organ, sang a solo very acceptable, Sunday, in the Baptist church. The weekly prayer meeting will be held Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs Lorenzo Clark. The sociable at the hall, December 29, was a success, socially and financially The program was entertaining and well rendered. Among the features was a so lo by Miss Bowdy of Danbury, which was encored. About $10 30 was taken at the door. The program was as follows : Duet, violin and organ, Prof Banks and Mrs Weeks ;recitation, Minnie Sherwood ; farce, "Courtship under difficulties," Ya lu Tyler, S. D. Powell, E. T. Bauer ; so lo, Mrs Andrews ; reading, S. D. Powell ; boIo, Mrs Sanford; recitation, Mabel Seeley ; trio, Mrs Sanford, Mrs Andrew?, Mr Gillette ; recitation, Florence Candee ; solo, Miss Bowdy ; farce, "A slight mis understanding," Nellie Wheeler, S. D. Powell. The regular monthly meeting of the sewing society will be held in the hall on Tuesday, January 12, at 1 p. m. All the Indies are earnestly requested to be pres ent. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH ITEMS. Next Sunday mornirjg at the Congre gational church, the communion service will be held, Rev Mr Ayer officiating. The topic for the Y. P. S. C. E. meet ing, next Sunday evening, January 10, will be "Spiritual power, whence it comes and how to get it," Phil. 4 :4-13. Rev E. P. Ayer was entertained at Mrs Edward Hill's over Sunday. John Macnae and wife returned, Tues day, to their home In New York City, after spending New Year's with Easton f i lends. S. D. Powell and Ernest Bauer have re turned to their studies at Yale university. Mrs Annie Bowdy and daughter, Maud, of Danbury have spent a week as guest of Mrs G. B. Tucker. Miss Bowdy has gone to Bridgeport to attend the concert "Messiah," on Tuesday evening. Mra George Bassett, after a lingering illness of several months, died at her home, Tuesday morning, Dec 29. The funeral services were held, Thursday, at 1 p.m., Rev E. P. Shaw of Redding of ficiating. The interment was in the Ridge cemetery. Mr and Mrs G. B. Tucker entertained quite a company of friends on New Year's night. The Christmas tree exercises which bad been arranged to take place on Thursday afternoon in the Rock House schoolhouse were postponed, owing to the impassible roads, until the following Monday afternoon, when a very pleas ing time was had. The room had been very tastefully trimmed with, chains, wreaths, and crosses of running pine. The tree was ladened with gifts, each scholar not only being remembered, but the teacher, Mrs G. Burr Tucker, also received several presents from her pupils. Following is the program which was nicely rendered : "Song of Greeting," school ; "Opening Address,", Freddie Perry ; "Old Christmas," Ira Brockett ; Kris Kringle," Alice Lyon; "Christ mas is Coming," Lora Clark ; recitation, EvaBevans; "The Night After Christ mas," Stephen Hall ; "New Prince, New Pomp," Fred Schunke ; t "Santa Claus," Stella Perry ; "Speech," Clifford Perry ; "The American Flag," Minnie Sherwood ; "The Old Kitchen," " Hattie Baldwin ; "A Christmas Ballad," Grace Hall; "Dumb-bell exercises," school. - Miss E !z Rowland has returned to her home after several weeks' absence with friends. At the business meeting of the Eater- prise Society at the Hall, Monday after noon, the old church carpet was disposed of. The next meeting of the society will be at the home of the president. Miss Carrie Seeley, next Thursday evening, January 14, when W, M. Gallup will continue his Interesting account of his European trip. Those who heard him at the ball, will be pleased to hear him again. David Reynolds' place was sold at 'DEUCIOtJSX. v ( DESSERTS ) can be nude from l 1 ; NONE J J SUCH Mince Meat. Vtum Pudding, Mlac) Pie. I 0 Fruit Cafco. I I Ba!W an mrr puW. Tow KERREIX-SOULB CO- . tsyracuw, MY. j auction, last week. It was bid In by hie daughter, Mrs Willett, of Bridgeport. Eoer Gould is the first one of the sea son to get his ice-home filled with nice Ice. Laura Grumman has been very, sick for the past week. At present writing she Is more comfortable. Mr and Mrs Frederick billiman were pleasantly entertained for a few days recently, at the home of her uncle's, Prof Wheeler, of New Haven. BBOOKFIELD. JUST A GENTLE BINT. The question is being freely asked at this time, Where are the selectmen? Are they hibernating? If so, wont this thaw bring ' them out. Those of our people who have to go to the Junction from the lower part of the town ask why the road leading from the school house In Whisco nler to the Junction has been blockaded now for 13 days without any effort on the part of the town authorities to open it to travel. The people in this part of the town have their road tax to pay and why cannot their roads receive prop er attention. Let the authorities turn over and sleep on the other side, dream a little, rub their eyes, get them wide open, shake themselves and go to work. Mrs Horace Beers is quite indisposed from the effects of a severe cold The measleB still have full sway in many families. ' In some districts, from those who are sick and those who are kept at home from fear of exposure, many of our schools are very lightly attended Miss Emma Mapes of Brooklyn is the guest of her sister, Mrs F. H. Beers. Mrs Samuel Sherman has been again the victim of severe fall down a pair of ttairs. One finger was dislocated. She sustained severe bruises but now promises a speedy recovery. Mrs E. L. Whitcome was called to North Haven, last week, to attend the funeral of her brother, James Bishop. He had been quite a sufferer for some months from a heart difficulty. He was interred at Woodbury. The first of the week closed the holi day vacations for our out of town .schol ar?, who returned on Monday and Tues day and everything in the social line has relapsed into the ordinary every day rou tine. Not in a great many years has there been so large a percentage of our young people away at boarding schools. A. S. Mansfield has bought Charles Pinckney's windmill, which he is having set up on his stock barn for cutting feed, etc. The few who harvested their ice, last week, are congratulating themselves on their good luck, as the first crop of ice is usually the best. Every thaw and rain washes on more or less mud and other undesirable material. The New Year's party at Mrs Weld's was In every respect a very pleasant af fair, about 75 being present. The chief entertainment was dancing, and as the music was good, with every facility for dancing that could be desired, the enjoy ment of all present was assured. The January thaw, always to be ex pected and right up to time, has come and gone ; now, perhap?, we shall settle d jwn to some regulation winter weather and good traveling. It may be too strong a temptation for resistance, the concert given by the. New York Male Quartet Company in the Town hall of Newtown, next Monday evening, Januaryll, at 8 o'clock. This is a regular number of the winter course there, and the company is spoken of as being unexcelled by . any similar organization in the field. . ' Miss Katie Camp of Waterbury spent Christmas with her mother, Mrs Ellen Camp. - Jerome Thompson of Pcugbkeepsie is being entertained by bis brother, Ezra Thompson. James Turner of Danbury, accom panied by another gertleman, has been in town, recently. MONROE- CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH NOTES. The week of prayer is being observed. The general theme for the wetk la "Ye are my witnesses," No meeting will be held on Saturday evening. An evangelistic meeting will be held on Sunday evening, January 10, and probably similar meetings will, be con tinued during the week. Announce ments will be made at the services. A cordial welcome to the meetings. AN ENJOYABLE NEW TEAR'S RECEPTION. The young people here decided they must have a New Year's dance, which was a very successful affair, although gotten up at short notice. The new Town ball Is proving to be just the thing for a dance, good floor, pleasant seats. The office, below makes a nice ladies' room and the large room below a fine sapper room. The musicians were Frank Gilbert at the piano, Eugene Peck violin, and . George Osborne bass viol. They played remarkably well and in good time. Among the older people present were : Mr VanDuyne, Mr Baker, Frederick French, Mrs David A. Nichols, Mrs G. Bennett, Mrs Carpenter, Mr and Mrs B. S. Hurd, Mr and Mrs F. VT. Wheeler, Miss L. Clarke, Homer E. Clark, 8. Clarke and others. One and all said that they bad had a lovely time, It certain ly was a pretty sight to see so many happy faces ctrcllnz 1 the twottep, and ti rtrj ri, trA y-r correspond eac mines tne lookers-on enjoyed it as much as those who danced. A PRESENTATION TO ST PETER'S CHURCH. Mrs Sophia Beardsley has presented St Peter's church, with a very handsome new prayer-desk and chair of antique oak iu memory of her husband, Theo dore Dehon Beardsley.' Miss L'zzie Payne of Bridgeport is guest at Dr J. G Stevens'. - Homer Sherman and Arthur S. Wales have started in a business venture . at Glenbrook where they have taken a meat market and grocery store and will try a hand at the business. While Monroe people regret their business will take them from town yet they wish them much success in their new field HUNTINGTON. TOWN AND PERSONAL JOT71NGS. Miss Ruth Beardsley of Shelton hag been the guest of her cousin, Miss Loi Hawley. MU3 May Bailey is vUitin? wioh rela tives io. Derby. Muss Mibel Wooster, who has been spending her vacation at home, left on Monday for tha Colkge Preparatory School, Mount Holley, N J Miss Ger. truie Buckingham will also attend the same school. We are glad to see William S. Hooper in town again after an absence of several weeks spent at Quaker's Farms. Mrs A J. Park has gone to New Jer sey where she will spend Borne time with her daughters. Several df the young people cf this place attended the social dance given in the new Town hall, Monioe, Friday even ing, January 1, andreport a very pleas ant tirue. Miss Alice Spear of Miamus, has been spending her yacation at her home in Isinglass. The district schools throughout the town will open on Monday, January 11, after a three weeks' vacation. William Cutts of New York State will spend the winter with his sister, Mrs Anson Slie. Marcus Mallory of Bridgeport, a form er resident of this place, was in town, last week. Hiram Allen visited in New Haven, last week. Charles E. Quick's barn was destroyed by fire about 7 o'clock Friday evening, January 1. People came running to the scene from all directions until a large crowd bad collected, but nothing was saved from the building. No stock was burned. The building and contents were insured. LONG HILL AND VICINITY. Ard Biakeman sold his oxen, last week. Celestus Webster took Christmas dinner at his parent's home. Edwin Gilbert of New York spent Christmas with his aunt, Mrs James Webster, Miss Flora Beard returned to East Ber lin on Saturday. Misses Phebe and Elizibeth Beard re turned to school, Monday. Thomas Murphy is home to spend the winter after several years' absence. Philip Dayis and Agnes Pehil were married at the Shelton Congregational parsonage, December 10.. They are keeping house in Mrs Patterson's house. Mr Divis still works for Mr Wilkinson. Miss Vinnie Beard visited her brother, Dr F. E. Beard, in New Haven, re ently. Mrs Elizabeth Turney dined with ber sister, Mrs Henry Wells,.New Year's day. C. B. Nichols aad family of Nichole, with Mr and Mrs D. A. Nichols and Louise Nichoh of White Hills spent New Year's day at Century Farm. Miss L'zzie Wilkinson spent the holi days at home. - . Ard Biakeman has purchased another pair of oxen. SHERMAN. CHURCH AND PERSONAL JOTTINGS. Miss Anna Stuart is teaching the winter term of school on Long Moun tain, near Gaylordsville. Five united vitb the Congregational church last Sunday, and one infant was baptized. Frank and Charles Johnson are ex pected to attend school In . Washington at the Gunnery. A recent Issue of the Springfield Re publican contained the following item The marriage engagement is announced of Robert E. McEnight, traveling sales man for the Morgan Envelope Company, to Miss EUzibeth E. Meikle of Balti more Also the marriage engagement is announced of Miss Rose O. Mcknight to F. E. Fuller of the firm of Guy & Fuller." Soothing, and not irritating, strength ening, and not weakening, small but effective such are the qualities o; De Witt's Little Risers, the famous little pills. E. F. Hawley, Newtown ; S. C, Bull, Sandy Hook A. B. Biakeman, Botsf ord ; B. Hawley & Co., Stepney. TIRED MOTHERS find help in Hood's SMi'.ninrilla wriinh crivoa them pure blood, a good appetite and new ana needed STRENGTH. The length of life may$ increased by lessening Its dangers. The majority of people die from lung troubles. These may be averted by promptly using One Minute Cough Cure. E. F. Hawley ,New town; S. C. Bull, Sandy Hook; A, B Biakeman, Botsford; B. Hawley ft Co Stepney. ' LOSS OF VOICE After Acute Bronchitis CUBED SY USING A VPP'Q Cheriy r I JLflV -J Pectoral A PREACHER'S EXPERIENCE. "Three months ago, I took a vio lent cold which resulted in an attack of acute bronchitis. I put myself under medical treatment, and at tv.e end of two months was no better. I found it very difficult to preach, and concluded to try Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. The first bottle rave me great relief ; the second, which I am now taking, lias relieved me almost entirely of all unpleasant symptoms, and I feel sure that one or two bot tles more will effect a permanent cure. To all ministers suffering from throat troubles, I recommend Ayer's Cherry Pectoral." E. M. Brawley, D.D., Dist. Secretary, Am. Bapt. Publication Society, Petersburg, Va, Ayer's Cherry Pectoral GOLD MEDAL AT THE WORLD'S FAIR. AYER'S LEADS ALL OTHER SARSAPARILLAS. Litchfield Cou ;ty News WATERTOWN. WATEKTOWN GRANGERS ESTERTAIN THE MIDDLEBUUY PATRONS. Last Thursday evening about 60 mem bers of the MidHebury Grange visited Watertown. The program furnished by them for the lecturers' hour was ;in In teresting one and deserves more lhan a pasting notice. Tbey cameheie with two four-horse loads of patrons on run ners via Waterbury and as the sleighing was dscidely poor they did not make their appearance until nearly 9 o'clock. The exercises commenced with the firtt selection a duet by John and Jay Wood, and closed with a sons bv ih n-.'e quartet. The whole program was full t f in'erest. The solo by John Wood, "Everybody take3 off tht;ir hit to me,' was heartily encored, but owing t ifce lateness of the hjurhsdid not respond. A paper on Forestry read b? W. M. Shepard3on and wan bith interesting and instructive. The drama, "A Rni'i-ad Entertainment," which .vas the cvont it the evening, was participated in by near ly 50 p op!e, and represented all elates who travel by rail from the grand lady with her waiting maid and fjjtman to the Italian women with floe tooth c-:n;b3 for sale. All the characters were well taken and the audience of 225 were con stant in their applause. Middlebury Grangers have proven themselves fully capable of driving away the "Blues" and all who were present Jain heartily In thankisg them for the entertainment and hope that they will again visit Water- town ia the near future. HIGH PRICED RUBBERS, THESE I Last Saturday four young fellows from Waterburywere brought before Justice Dayton for drunkenness, theft and va grancy. Is seems that about 3 o'clock Saturday the four were coming through Oakville and one of them stoppsd at the house of H. W. Warner. He asked M s Warner fur 10 cents which she gave him. He then asked for something to eat and while she was getting him something he picked up a pair of rubbers from the veranda and put them in his pocket. M -s Cowles, a neighbor, saw him take the rubbers and notified Mrs Warner. The four fellows made toward Watertown but before they got here Constable Peck and Sheriff Scott were notified and they ar rested them near the Brick store. Jus tice Dayton fined three of them ?1 and costs amounting to $17 each. The one who stole the rubbers he Sued $3 and costs amounting to $19. There was no money in the crowd and they were taken to Litchfield jail. The weather will pojs. ibly have changed before they get out. LAKE WINN EM AUG A GREAT PLACE FOR ' ." FISHING. 1 ; ...S Last, week George Freeman and Freder ick Fitch caught one of the best strings of pickerel in Lake Winneraaug which has been seeD here this season. There was about 45 pounds on the string, all good sized fish. This lake is furnishing the best fishing ground of any lake of the same size in the state as all those who have tried it can testify, One rea son for the exceptional number of fish in the lake can be found in the fact that the well stocked pond of Morgan Morehouse which is situated just above, gay e way some time ago. Consequently the fisher men are getting the benefit of both ponds. MR DELAND ALWAYS GETS THE PRIZES. R. N. Deland, our enterprising poultry raiser, Intends to be on hand at the com' ing poultry shows throughout the state. Mr Deland expects to exhibit 12 birds. He has some of the best Light Brahma cockerels ever raised here. They were hatched last April and tip the scales at from 10 1 2 to 12 pounds each, which is one and one-half pounds over the standard weight. This grade of stock is excelled only by bis barred ' Plymouth - Rooks which contain all the necessary polntt for tee highest scores. Mr Deland If Well known in this state as a successful breeder of fancy fowls and his orders for them are numerou. OAKVIIXE AND VICINITY. Miss Mabel Watrous of Hartford has been visiting friends InO.kville. . - Lewis W. Beardolee was In Hertford several days, laet wetk. The Congregationalists had their Christ- j mas tree and entertainment, Wednesday evening, and the Episcopalians on Thura- day evenincr. Miss Lillian Ruasell of Orange Is visit- ing her brothers of this place. The winter term of school ba cim - menced. Edwin E. Beardalee has leturned tol Munroe's business college. WATERTOWN'S BOOMING BANK. The directors of the Watertown Saving bank have declared a semi-annual divl deni of two and one-quarter per cent to be paid or credited in January to its de positors. The M. Heminway & Sons' silk mills were closed three days last week to con nect the new boiler which has jut been put In. About 20 persons from here attended the R?dpath grand concert at the Jac- ques',last Thursday evening. At the regular meeting of Deforest Commandery held In their lodge room, last Monday evening, the following officers were Installed : N. C, George N. Griswold ; W. N. G , Mary S. Rowland ; W. P., Parmelia J. Lane; K. R., John Dougherty; F. K. R., M. S. Dougherty; t casurer, Ada J. Evans; W. H., Frank Rowland ; W. I G., Mary S. Hart ; W. O. G., John Evans. The officers and mem bers of this commandery will attend the school of instruction to be held In Water bury, January 4, which will be conducted by the grand and supreme officers of the order. At the regular meeting of Columbia lodge, No. 12, K. of P., held in the lodge room,last Thursday evening, the follow ing officers were installed for the ensu ing term : C. C, John Evans ; "V. C, Otto Roeskey; M. W.,Walter Straw; P., Ezra Lawrence ; K. of K. S , F. L. Hitchcock ; M. of F., George Trewren ; M. E , B. H. Mattoon ; M. A., A. A. Daines ; I. G., Samuel White ; O. G., William Little. George H. Scott is laid up with rheuma tism. John Gaile left here, last Friday morn ing, for Bowdoin college, where he will resume bis medical studies. New Year's eve a watch meeting was held in the Methodist church by the young people. At the same time a merry party were dancing the old year out and the new year In at the Town hall and in an other place a number of congenial spirits eat np to drink the health of 1897. Mrs Anna Brennan, 65, died Monday morning,December 28. Mrs Brennan be longed in Woodbury and bad been board ing at Mrs Bassett'a for several weeks. The funeral took place at St John's church, the Wednesday following her death. Theodore Bronson was in Roxbury, last week, the guest of his sister, Mrs Catharine Seymour. Mr and Mrs J. B. Wooster were in Woodbury on Friday, guests at George Saxton's. ROXBURY. THE CROFUT ATWOOD WEDDING. Oae of the prettiest weddings of the 8eaon occurred at high noon, December 29, at the Episcopal church when Miss Lottie Crofut and D wight Atwood were united la holy wedlock, Rev W. D. Humphrey officiating. The bride was dressed in white brocaded satin and car ried a bouquet of orange flowers. Miss Atwood, a sister of the groom, was the bridesmaid. The church was appropri ately decorated with evergreens, patted plants, and a beautiful wedding bell of evergreens and Easter lilies was hung over the chancel. The wedding march was played by Mrs J. Minor. After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride only relations and intimate friends being 'nvited. Mr and Mrs Atwood received many beauti ful and useful presents as well as tbe wUhes of hosts of friends f Oi their future happiness. A SOCIAL SUCCESS. ' The Leap Year party at the Town ball on the evening of December 29, was quite a success in spite of the doubtful weather. .There were 60 numbers in all. many people icuui. .oriugaw&ter, n ooan bury and New Milford were present and helped to make the affair a success. The exoellant music was furnished by Whitney's orchestra. v DEATH OF MERRITT BES RS. Merritt Beers, who has lived in this towh so many years, died last week. He bad been an Invalid for a number of years ana unable ta take any active part in business. He will be missed' as a kind and obliging neighbor. He leaves a daughter at the old homestead, who has cared f3r him during bia long sickness. Mi-s Miry Bennett entertained a num ber of her f inals on her birthday, De cember 31. - - A watch meeting was held in tbe Meth odist church, New Year's eve. . Mr 2 L J. Pjui, who has bseu sick tbe past two month?, U slowly. improving. Mrs Isaao Qsrrlson Is v siting relatives at Jie Station. : . - . ' '' Mrs Jennie Hadgj returned. New Year's day, from a three week' visit In Kensington and New Haven. 2raC Nlckeraon has been quite sick 'New IIaven'8 Popular Store. EWEN MINTYEE &C0. 834, 840 Chapel Street, J jkw haven, conn. 1 JANUARY, 1897. Will be remarkable for the unprecedented Mark down and Clearing-out Sale at Mclntyre's. There never was a Mle where you. ouold boy no much lor your money aa yon oaa at UUa sale. We a-e determined to etoan ap everything thla month. The prioea marked are tbe very low at ever rfeorded by a Dry Goods Store, and U the crowd ot buyers equal the tremendona loaee we have taken aad magnificent ralnee we are giving, oar entire stock win be sold be lore February l. Cleaiance Sale of CLOAKS Clearance Sale ol UNDERWEAR Clearance Sale of SILKS Clearance Sale of KITCHEN GOODS Clearance Sale of BLANKETS Clearance Sale of SEPARATE SKIRTS Clearance Sale of DRESS GOODS HAMBURGS This Month. Keturn Ballroad Tickets given ;to purchas ers ol $10 worth ot goods within a radios oifSO miles. Quick mail order service. Tnlnhnn 10-S5. EWEN MINTYEE & CO. but is improving under the care of Dr Pons. The latest fad that bas struck the town is taking etherand having one's teeth ex tracted, without pain and while you wait. Dentist Frank Thomas, who has been with his sister, Mrs Walter Thomas, the last two weeks, returned to Philadelphia on Monday. The Booth school opened, Monday, af ter a two weeks' vacation. Postponement does not usually help a gathering, but there are times when It Is unavoidable, as in tbe case of tbe enter tainment originally down for December 23, but rendered a week later because ot the storm. There was a good audience, despite the ehange of evening. Tbe friends from Woodbury, under the lead ership of Prof Parker of New York, pro duced excellent music and recitation, tbe. entertainment concluding witb a aeries' of exceptionally fine tableaux. May we ere long be again favored with the pres ence of the gifted professor and bis geni al associates. Miss Jennie K. Mo-se of Shelton la an nounced to give a series of readings and day evening, the 9th, at 7.30. The lady has won honor as an elocutionist and comes with full recommendation. Ad mission 20 cents; children half price. Miss Clark of New York City, who has spent a few weeks at Col Hodge's,retorn ed to ber home, January 3, accompanied by Mrs W. D. Humphrey, who expects to make her a visit of two week. Many of the farmers were busy, last wee&, vuitiog iue ana storing it at .nv ice storage building at tbe creamery. I Miss Alii 8 Hitchcock spent a few days last week, with Mr and Mrs Humphrey! : . v WEST KO&BIS. - PERSONAL BRIEFS. The two sons of C. E. Senior are very; ill witb pneumonia. Dr Richardson tends them. ; , An item In the Enquirer of last week has given George Throop a modest rpMrinir lil.rl danirhtar hnt ftennre made happy on the morning ot Januarf 3, by the advent of a son and heir. J F. A. Powers bas enlarged his ml.' room and tbe part formerly used as 1 store filled in with a stock of cor oat?, middlings and mixed feed. J. B. Sanford Is tbe happy father ti son born January 2. - Mr and Mrs Harley Bee man I moved to Danbury. J. B. Sanford was called to New . en, last week, by tbe danceroua f of his ancle, W. T. Sanford, fore Ktl Morris.