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i 4r THE NEWTOWN BEE. NEWTOWN, FRIDAY, JAN. 8. CIRCUIiATION: JA.HUAST1,188i, LAST Wi.K, 10 3100 Local Aifairs. MATTERS OF BUSINESS. M. Stern's inventory Bale now going on! Ia order not to carry any winter goods over we have reduced alt our cloaks, cape, skirt and millinery to half price. joat at .s.ou, rormer price wu, capes tine boucle cloth at $0.50, was $12; kirtt fine figured brilliantine $1.08, worth SJ.oO: trimmed, bats at USo ana fll.us, were $2.50, $3.50 and $4. Bargaios in every department. Dou'c miss this sale If you are In need of any ot thn above mentioned goods. M. Stern, 185 Main street, liaubury. Death of Gustavus Adolphus Hough. ONE OF TUB OLD RESIDENTS .OK SANDY liOOK. A LONG TIMK CONNECTED WITH TUB RUBHKR INDUSTRY. Uastavui Adolpbu Hough of Sandy Hook died early Monday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs K. N. Betts. He had been in falling health for months, bat his condition far some weeks had been critical. Mr Hough was born at East Schuyler, N. V., In 1824. He came to Newtown about the year 1S4G, and with the .excep tion of a few years passed in California, has lived here continuously. Mr Hough came to Sandy Hook when tho rubber In dustry was in its infancy. I. B. Harris came to Newtown at the same time, and was employed In the same factory with Mr Hough. On returning from Califor nia In 185D he was placed in charge of what Is known as the "Dutch" robber, and held the position till he retired from work Jabout four years Ago. Mr Hough was a man generally liked by the men nnder him. While possessed of a reso lute nature, he hud a large heart and was always ready to do tho men a favor when called on. Mr Hough was very fond of children, and nothing delighted him bet ter than t make them hnppy by some trilling gift. He whs a tremendous work er in hid active days', it being Ills general practice to be at the mill yard at 0 o'clock every morning. In IS 10, when he came to S.tndy Hook, good calender men were scarce, and his services were eagerly ought after. Mr Hough Ia survived by one daughter, Mrs It. N. Betts, with whom he made his home. Another daughter, Martha, died In Infancy. A brother, J. V. Hough of New York, also survives him, and a sister, Mrs Mary A. Palmer, of South Haven, Mich. The funeral was largely attended from St John's church on Wednesday afternoon, Kev O. O. Wright cfHciatlng. At the grave the services were In charge of Hiram lodge, F. & A. M. Worshipful Master It. B. Terrlll oflloiated, rendering the beautiful Masonic bnrial service in an Impressive manner. A large number of the mem bers were in attendance, escorting the, re mains from the house to the church and to the grave. Tho pall bearers were Messrs Smith P. Glover, C. W. Can field. Allison P. Smith, William Ackley, John L. Hughes and Amnion Taylor. Hand some fl iral pieces from Hiram lodge and the Crusader Cojimandery, No. 10, of Danbury were among the fliral tribute. AniODg those present from out of town were John D. Lee of New Brunswick, N. J., Mr and Mrs Charles Du Boise of Brooklyn, J. V. Hough of New Vork, Sherman Thomas of Trumbull, Hugh Campbell of Jersey City, Rlph Betts of Brooklyn and James Betts of St Johns bury, Vt. AS EXCELLENT ENTERTAISMEST- THB SANDY HOOK OPKR A HODSK CROWDED ON TOKSD AT KVENINU. The lDltlal entertainment, Tuesday night, at the Sandy nook Opera House, nnder the auspices ot VUgUm council, Knights of Columbus, brought out an audience which completely filled the house. The program, as outlined In last week's Bee, was carried out with spirit There were only a few changes from the published program. In the place of the selection by the quartet, MrTugnot gave a clarionet solo, which was enthusiast! cally received. Following the minstrel and musical program, danciDg was en joyed, a large number being present from neighboring villages. The committee of arrangement consisting of J. F. Keat Ing, Joseph Leayy, Thomas Llllls, M. Talty, M. Tlerney, J. H. Keane and J. F Honan, have been warmly congratulated on the result. A. F. Clarke salts on Saturday from New York for a voyage, which Includes a trip to the Inn mm ot Panama, thenoe to San Francisco, and on to the Sand wlch I. lands. He expects to be absent till after Easter, Mr Clarke, by the way, was glyen a genuine surprise party, Tues day night, by the whist club, who called at Dick's hotel to wish him bon voyage; They found the genii 1 gentleman enjoy ing the comforts of a choice Havana, without a collar or necktie on. He soon recovered his composure, and the even ing was pleasantly passed, whist being the chief diversion. The first prizes were won by Miss Knapp and Charles O. Peck, and the consolation by Mrs B ardsley and TT. J. Beecher. A choice luncheon was sirred. - Iy, bow these braeies make people rotl And when Warner, Taylor & t::i about woolen blankets and ' 1 t-1 rc!5s and torse blan Ing their gold for these goods. It pays to keep warm if It does coat a dollar or two. Death of Sister Mary Aquin Powers. SHE PA89K8 AWAY ON SATURDAY AFTER AN ILLNESS OK A FEW WEEKS. Sister Mary Aquin P ewers, the Mother Superior ot St Hose's parish, died on Saturday afternoon at 1.10, after an Ill ness of a few weeks. She was stricken about Thanksgiving time, and despite the best of medical care and nursing, she passed away. Her death Is sincerely mourned by the people of the parish, and by all who had come to know her. Sis ter Aquin was born, March 10, 1800, at Worcester, Mass. Site received her early education from the Ladies of the Immac ulate Heart of Mary, Burlington, Vt. At the age of 14, she entered the Academy of Mount St Mary's, Montreal, where she remained seven years. After graduating she secured a position in the pnblic schools of Marlboro, Mass., where for six years she proved a most successful teacher. On July 31, 1886, she entered the Convent of Mercy, Middletown, Conn., and received the religious habit March 20, 1887, making her solemn pro fession of vows April 20, 1889. Her whole religious life was spent as teacber in the parcchial school Middletown, with the exception of the last year. On Au gust 19, 1895, she came to Newtown to assume charge of the new- parochial school In connection with St Rose's church, and in the short time she had been here, bad won the love and esteem of all she had come in contact with. She delighted to bring comfort to the poor and distressed. All who met her were Impressed with the excellence and beauty of her character. It could be truly said no one knew her but to love her. The funeral services were largely at tended on Monday morning, St Rose's church being thronged with a congrega tion filled with emotion of sorrow Father Fox, the pastor of St Rose's, cele brated .the mass, with Father McGiveney of Middletown as deacon, Father Hurley of Bridgeport, sub deacon, Father Smith, the curate at St Rose's, master of cere monies. The absolution after the mass over the remains was pronounced by the vicar general, Father Mulcahey of Hart ford. In a brief and excellent addrtsa the vicar general spoke of the sacrifices of the Sisters, and said he was luipr ?saed to see so many moved to tears, showing the esteem in which she was held by both young and old. The list of clergymen present at the funeral included, Father Mulcahey, the vicar general; Fathers Lynch, Traynor and Kennedy, of Danbury ; Father Crow ly, of New Milfoid; Father Bannon, Lakeville; Fathers McGiveney, Fitzslm iin'ii?, Hur.ev, Dunnigan and Nihill, Bridgeport; Father McGiveney, Middle town ; Fathers Sheridan and Cunningham' Naugatuek; Father O'Connell, Bethel; Father Barry, Norwalk; Father Lynch, Stamford ; Fattier Fox and Father Smith,. Among the many beautiful fljral trib utes were palms from Ex-Secretary of State and Mrs Phelan of Bridgeport, and a bouquet with the words, "Our Teach er," from the children at sandy Hook. The remains were taken to Middletown on the 11.27 train in charge of Undertak er Keating, where the interment took place. At the depot in Middletown they were met by a large concourse of people who bad known her well. The body was taken to St John's church, where the funeral services were held. The church was filled to ovei flowing. A HARMONIOUS AND DELIGHTFUL GATHER W9 THE ANNUAL MEETING OP THE CONGRE GATIONAL CHURCH ON WEDNESDAY NKIHT. ' The annual re-union and meeting for the presentation of reports of the Con gregational church was held on Wednes day night and was a delightful gathering In every way. All the departments of the church work were shown to be in good erudition, and the church united and harmonious. Kev Mr Barker pre sided In bis usual happy vein and made an interesting address in closing. v Those who took part were : The venerable and beloved deacon, Henry Faircbild; L. C. Morris, who gave the excellent report of the ecclesiastical society; Allison P Smith, who spoke for the Sunday school; MUs Eflla Wolcott, on the work in outly ing districts; Mrs M. C. Codgers, on the Sunday evening missionary meetings; Mrs O Is W. Barker on tie Ladiee' Mis sionary society ; Miss Mabel Morris, on the mid-week service; Mrs John B. Peck, on the Sunday morning service; Curtis P. Morris, for the Sunday school library; Miss Susie J. Scudder, for the primary department of the Sunday tcbool; Mrs W, M. Beynolds, on the work of the La dles' society ; George F. Duucombe, the church statistical report ; M. C. JRodgers, on the Huntlngtown Sunday school ; Ar thur J. Smith, on the church music. Miss Carrie H. Jonas had an Interesting part. The officers elected were: Chorister, Ar thur J. Smith ; clerk and treasurer, O F. Buncombe; members of church com mlttee, Mrs M. C. Itodgers,Miss Wolcott, C. B. Taylor and L. C. Morris. ; IT SPEAK3 FOB ITSELF- The following Is a copy of the petition lodged with the selectmen. It speaks loudly for itself. We, the undersigned electors and tax payers of the town of Newtown respect fully petition William H. Hubbell, Henry G. Curtis and William H. Glover, select men ot Newtown, to Instruct counsel for said town to prosecute at as early a date a possible the case now pending in the .superior uourt or x all tima counry, viz N. X. AN. It K. Co. vs. Town of Newtown and N. Y. and N. H. R. II. Co., which case has been t ending for about three years, said ca-e being the abolition of the grade crossings near the residence of Patrick Houlihan ia Land's End dis trict In said town, where several citizens of the town have been killed within re cent years. BERKSHIRE. Mr and Mrs William Hard spent the holidays In Wilton. Mr HIrschfleld baa been a guest at Jerry Carey's. Alonza Taylor has been oa the sick list. Miss Sadie B. Minor ia spending the week to Nyack, N. Y, the guest of her brother. Ira Wildman baa purchased the Charles Hinman plaee of four or flva acres, near S. S. Scudder's In Dodglngtown. It te reported that the Barnura plaoe In Titra tt eicisar-Bi tad, lit Yonrg ; of Merryall district, New Mil ford, bt'lnsj; the purchaser. Mr Voungs villi take po9afion April 1. , THS C0S3RE3ATI0SAI, CHOUGH v Tue pastor will speak next Tuesday evening at the prayer meeting service on Paui's first letter to Timothy. Ai tniration for the nun deepens as more study is given to bl letters and life Hii letters are a portraiture of himself. The January meeting of the Ladies Mhst.iairy Society will be held In the lower room of the church next Wed nesday afternoon, January . 13, at o'clock. The topic will be that eng. geated In "Life and Light," "Missionary Llteratuie." Rev Mr Barker will begin next Friday evening, January 15, In the schoolhoute near Bennett's Bridge a series of talks on bis travels in the East. The theme which would cover them all is, "Across the Seas to the Holy Land." Two of the assistant secretary of the Young Men's Christian Association of Bridgeport, W. H. Davis and Harland Yaughan are to come to Newtown and give a stereopticon lecture next Sunday evening, January 10, in the Congrega tlonal church. Their object in coming Is to give the Newtown people, through eye-gate, an idea of what the Y. M. C. A. is doing ia all our large cities to reach young men with refining and Christian influences. Mr and Mrs Michael Qalvin of Zoar spent a few days with friends in Bridge port, this week. Miss Josephine Galvin of Bridgeport wag home during the holidays. Walter and Archie Edwards of Shelton are guests of Arthur Beardsley. Mrs Iiaac Baers is able to get aronnd the house with a cane, after being laid up three weeks with a sprained ankle. Walter Johnson Is confined to the bed most of the time, sufl'iring with rheuma tism. Previous to inventory to close out win ter goods and odd lots, E. F. Hawley will have a cash reduction sale, commencing Saturday, January 9. The Sit.er9 at St Rose's desire to ex press their thanks to all who kindly as sisted them by their help and sympathy during the illness of the lamented Sister Aquin. Foster, Besse & Co., the Bridgeport clothier?, are giviug away a pretty calen dar for 1897. Call and get one whether purchase is made or not, it will be freely given. Dr R N. Betts aad family vt inh to ex tend tbt ir most sincere and heartfelt thanks to neighbors and friends, to the members of Hiram lodge, No. 18, also to Cruader Commandry, No. 10, of Dan bury, who so kindly remembered them by words of love, deeds of kindness and magnanimous generosity during the se vere illness and death of G. A. Hough, father of Mrs K. N. Betts. The Town hall was very tastefully dec orated for the Knights of Columbus ball. Patrick Gannon doing the decorating. fhe hall looked finely, rings and bunting being used with good effect. The con cert, preceding the dancing, by Gil mar tin's orchestra, was very much erjiyed. Mr and Mrs Michael Callahan of San- dv Hook were called to mourn the loss of a member of their household on Tues day, a brighc boy of four years. The re mains were taken to Trenton, N. J., for burial. The Mn's whist club will be entertain ed thi-i (Friday) evening by Oeoige F. rayior. The time has come for bargains. Ihe . H Ben nctt Shoe Co. has iust conclud ed stock taking and many broken lots of snoes, boots and slippers are to be moved out at once at ridiculously low prices. A partial use pi rne bargains is to be found in this firm's announcement elsewhere. Warner, Taylor & Curtis are selling. among other goods, at a bargain. Ar mour's shaved beef at 20c a can, and first class, Boston baked beans at lOo ana a full line of canned goods,, including as paragus tips, etc. Mrs Daniel G Beers and daughter. Miss Bessie, left, Wednesday, for Saranac LiiKe, is. x., where thev expect to spend the remainder of the winter. The young men of Sandv Hook will be glad to know, and their best girls will too, tnat warner. Tavlor & ICurtia sell jowney s ceieoracea candles. Thomas H. Dalv and wife of Nauea tack spent New Year's with his grand father, Thomas Costello, of Hanover, Miss Mary A. Costello of Berkshire and Miss Nellie C. Collins of Bridgeport have visited their cousin, Miss Norah F. Cos- teiio, oi Hanover. Micheal Keane of Brooklyn is visiting Dis mother, Mrs Martin Keane of Han over. . James McNamara of Hanover spent sunaay witn irienas in Bridgeport. Michael Bradley and James Feeny of Brldgewater were guests of friends in town oyer New Year's. B!g bargain in California prnnes at 5c pound ana nar'iett evaporated pears at 12c pound, at j&. f . uawiey s. R F. Hawley offers a' bargain, this weeK, in new iat o. t Block Island msckere), 10c pound, worth 15; also cnnicesi ew vrieans molasses and va nilla-4rup 50o gallon. Another car of White Loaf flour In to day at E. F. Hawley 's. Special price, less than ear load prices, at the car. 85.25 Your last chance to buy a first Class fnur cheap; this week only. -"Old, yet ever new, and simple and beautiful ever," sings the poet, in words wbicn might well apply to AVer's sarsa pari) la the most efficient and scientific blood-parlfler ever offered to suffering humanity. Nothing but superior merit keeps it to long at the front. Ayer's hygienic coffee Is the only - Tho kind Bosa ' martes Mtt Biscuits with.' : PURE, STRONG, RELIABLE. Is the verdict arrived at by Chemical Analysis of MING POWDER Economy, Health and Satisfactory Results nttend its use. MANurAOTuntD m -. C. , BOSS i-OX, Mew Loadea, Coaa. Tie Iloivland Dry G wds Co., (Formerly the Howland Stark Co.) We are celebrating the New Year with a big Sale in every i department. We always have a big sale in J anuary, but this year s is the biggest yet one that is worth coming to, no matter how far away you may be. It has been a phenomenal season to buy goods under value. Manufacturers, impor ters and jobbers have been closing out their overstocks at whatever prices they would bring, rather than carry the goods over till next season. We are not glad that any body must lose, but if a loss is to be made, we want to have a finger in the pie so as to pro duce phenomenal bargains for you. The present state of the market gives that chance. We quote a few prices: Fancy Silks, worth all the way up to (4, at 75c, $1 and (1.25. Black Silks, stripes and brocades, worth 75c and $1, at 68c- Fancy Dress Goods, in colors and black, worth all the way up to 2, at 88a. Wash Goods, worth all the way up to 25c, at c, 5c, 6 1 4 and lOo. Women's Jackets, best styles, worth all the way up to $35, at (2.75, (5, (7.50, (10 and $15, Women's ready made suits -worth all tha way up to (46, at (5, (7.50, (10 and (16. Lace Curtains worth (2 and (2.25, at (1.35 a pair. Chenille portieres worth (2 and 2.50 to (9 at (1.76 to (6.50. Every January we have sales in linens and housekeep- ng goods muslin underwear, shoes, etc., at prices to sur prise people. These sales are now in full blast.and are bring- ng crowds ol people irom all over this section. Goods bought of us are de- ivered free to any town in this region, and everything is sold on condition that it can be re turned if not satisfactory. TAe Howland Dry Goods Co. Bridgeport, Conn. WM. B. SNIFFEN JEWELER -AND- OPTICIAN, SANDY HOOK, CONN. drink that contains all the elements one's ystem requires. Grocers sell it. EXPOSURE TO DISEASE Does not necessarily mean the contrac tion of disease provided the system is in a vigorous condition, with the blood pure and all tbe organs in healthy action. When in such a condition contagion is readily resisted and the disease germs can Hud no lodgment. Hood's saraapa- rilla U the best medicine to build up tbe system because it makes pure, rich blood, and pure blood is the basis of good health. In cola weather it ia especially necessary to keep up the health tone be cause the body is subject to greater ex posure 'ana more name to disease. Hood's fearsapariila is tbe safeguard oi health. Mr and Mrs Edwin Hooks welcomed a daughter In their home yesterday. A son was bora to Mrs Benjamin May- nardon Sunday. Tbe two large elms that have made shade in front of the Grand Central hotel for so many years were levelled to tbe ground on Thursday by George R. Wil son and mn of Taunton. Tbe trees were victims of the elm tree pest. Deputy S. C. Bradley of Greenfield Hill voiced Potatuck Grange, Tuesday evening as inspector, and reported him self as well pleased witn tne condition oi affairs. He was a guest of C. B. John son. E. L. Johnson butchered five fine spring pig. Thursday. They weighed up about 1800 pounds of poik. Hood's Pills cure all liver Ills. If yon want a reliable dye tha"; will color an even brown or black, - and wi 1 please and satisfy you every time, use Buckingham's dye for the whiskers. The best anodyne and expectorant for the cure of colds, coughs, and all throat, lung, acd bronchial troubles, Is undoubt edly Ayer's cherry pectoral, tbe only specific for colds and coughs admitted on exhibition at tbe Chicago world's Fair One of the best places to purchase aoDroDriate and pretty gifts is at 63 Fairfield avenue, Bridge port. There you will find elegant cards for one, two, three and five cent, i Decorated glove, handkerchief and iswei boxes in celluloid and silver Fountain pens, gold pent with pearl handle, gold pencils, 50c paper dolls for 19c : pictures, iratnes, games, coys, etc, Mr Northrop wishes us to Invite all of our readers to call and examine his stock prices when they visit Bridgeport. $100 RKWAED 100. The readers of this paners will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded dis ease that science ban been able to core in all Its stages, and that Catarrh. Hall's CaUarrb Core ia tbe only positive cure known to tbe medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitu tional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Care is taken In. ternally, acting . directly upon ' tbe blood and mucous siufaeea of tbe system thereby destroying tbe foundation oi tne disease, ana giving tue patient sirengin by building up tbe constitution and assisting nature In doing its work. Tbe proprietors b'lveso much faith In its curative powers, that they offer ft 100 tor any ease that It tails to cure, send for list ol testimonials. Address, V.J. ctlB.Nls.ir co Toledo, O. 49-3old by Druggists, 76c. . HOOD'S PIWL3 oar Liver IB Callousness, Iadl'etio'v nscdiUh A tlcwastt toxsv. JUL LVr ; 1 PEICES FALL All the season our goods have been worth more than we asked. Customers who looked elsewhere and then came back here to1 buy told us over and over again that we had the best values in the city. -Now we have thrown away these price cards and marked new figures, not much more than half as high, on every suit and overcoat left. The goods are all right. They are just as good as can be made. They are the goods we were ask ing other prices for, a week ago. It's just our way of clear ing our tables. SUITS Here's an all wool suit. Was a bargain at" $8. 50 now it's only $5. Better suits, that were bargains at $10,12.50 $13.50, now bunched at one price, $7.50. All other grades including those made by Kogers, Peet & Co., reduced 3.00 to 6.00 per suit. OVERCOATS Our 10.00 overcoats were the trade at that price. Now they clean saving of 2.50 on each. OC nn ,, i i. t e aa. oe Knitted Warmth. Sweaters for men and boys. They dou ble the pleasure of skating or sleighing. A turtle neck sweater for boys, all wool, stripes on collar, neck, cuffs and ,body 1.50. Toques 25c, 37c, 50c. The colder the weath er the more you appreciate hats, gloves and underwear bought here. JOHN F. KEANE & CO., 849 Vain Street, corner John street "7e'Tre Oon.cl Many broken lines of Shoes, Boots and Slippers have come to our notice which we propose to move out at these prices. Lot Ladles' Stout Winter Shoes some witn cork soles (sizes broken) formerly $2, $2.60 and $3 at t,l.i". t Lot Girls' $1.50 Spring Heel Barton at 99c a pair. Lot Boys' $1 60 Button and Lace Shoes at 99c a pair. Lot Children's $1 Shoes at 69o the pair. Lot Men's $2, $2.50 and $.') Shoes at $1.49 the pair. Lot Ch'ldren's and Ladies' Felt and Cham- oer Slippers at 20s. TRUNKS AND BAGS. -THE- C. H. BENNETT SHOE CO.- 307 Main Street, W. E. RATTAN, DEHNTTIST NewMilfo-d, Conn IU B. 11. SHOPP, 33ez3it;lst. All Anesthetics administered Office Honrs : 9 a. m. to 5. p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays in Washington. HOTCHKISSSVILLE, CONN. FIR S A LR - A young farrow cow. EUGENE NORTH BOP, Hattertown. F lOKSALK Two colts, 8 and vearo old; large. banilHoiDU m goon conmuon. i-nese t will be sold cheap. C. . PECK, New- colt. town, C nn. pOR !)4LK CHEAP well broken, three 1 year old colt. . Woodbury, Oonn. JASOM E. PARKER, North IfcR8ALE- few choice Whita Wyandotte 1 "Cockerels. C E GILHERT. Stevenson, Ct. D18TUICT OF NEWTOWN, ss Probate Court, Januarv 5. 1HU7. EHtateof EOW4RDM. BOTSFORD late of Newtown, in sid district, as lgning debtor The Trustee having exhibited his admlnin tration accounts with said estate to this Court tor allowance, it is . OttDEKED That the 14th day of Jan., A. D., 1897, at -2 o'clock in the atternoon at the Pro hnto offloe in Newtown be and the same is as signed tor a hearing on the allowance of said administration account, with said estate, and this Court directs the trustee to cite all persons interested therein to appear at sai J time and place, by publishing this order in some newspaper published in Fairfield oonn tv and having a circulation in said Dis. trlot, and by posting a copy on the public sign-post in the Town ot Newtown. . OXFORD. TUE TAX PATERS ARE KICKING. At the Board of - Relief meeting on Mondiv there was an unusual number ot tax payers appeared to appeal from the assessors valuation of their property. The next meeting will be on Monday of of next week. DON'T WANT THIS PROBATE DISTRICT ABOLISHED. A remonstrance - against the setting aside of this town as a Probate district is being signed by a large majority or the voters and taxpayers of town. Must of the voune students of town, who are in Dursult of education in differ ent states, returned to their studies, this Harry Tomlinson of Five Mill HilJ had the misfortune to have an arm Drone Dy the kick of a horse, a few weeks ago. The fracture is doine as well as can be expected from an accident of similar CoftrftCtPr " John N. Williams has cancelled his contract with the King, Richard on Pub llshinir Co.. of Springfield. Maes , and entered the employ of George Wallace at his famous Quaasapaug resort. ' Miss Bessie c;able has reopened her dancing lessons and at the meeting, last Saturday evening, an enjayable time was had bv about 14 coupies. : ine next. meeting will be Saturday evening this week. LONG HILL- Through tbe kindness of F. W. Badley, the members who attended the last meet tnr of Parlor Rock council were favored with novel entertainment, consisting of selections played on the graphophone. The treat was ereatlv enjoyed by all presents. . ; STEPNET. ' , Harry Perkins Is visiting, his ancle, Uoa les ferkins oi isetnei. Mrs Harry Piatt Is spending tne win. ter with her son. Thomas Perkins. Mrs Patrick Lvnch is in a very feeble condition gradually failing. "I have taken Hood'a Sarsaparilla for rheumatism with which I was troubled for three vea s. I was so tbatlcouH not walk or sleep and oould not stoop over, bat I am healthy since taking Ht od anr1lla and meni It.' Mrs M. Carroll t rtit, urweport. 25 to CO P r Cent off. 25 to 50 Per Cent off acknowledged kings of the all go at 7.50. A clear, 15.00 overcoats at 10.00, i aa i no en i Bridgeport, Ct - ULd.ed. Lot Ladies' 75c Oongola Oxfords at 49c pair. Lot Ladies' Serge Cor gress, size 3 and 4 at 15o the prir. Lot Girls' Button Shoes, broken sizes, soiled by water, at 25c. lot Ladies' 2 1-2 and J rubbers at 18c pair. Lot Children's 50c warm lined rubbers at 25c the pair. Lot Men's Buckle Arctics at 67c a pair. Lot Men's 10c Blacking at 3c. Bargains galore in each ard every; depart ment Bridgeport, Conn. A BIO THING. Motormen's mittens, mackintosh mittens, rubber mittens and Koj Scotitt stockings things that the wet and cold can't get through Not handsome and dainty, but big, thick. heavy and warm outdoor duds that are matle to stand exposure and hurd usage. There's nothing like them tor comfort. RiderSherwoodCo. 144 WATFR ST , BRIDGEPORT. CT Telephone Call, 546-2. BRIDGEPORT JSIURER!E!S Experimental and Sale Gronnds. Barnum, Av, Cor. Old Mill Av Trolly cars take you there in five minutes from the depot. wny not come and select your own trees. You can save mone" by so do ing. Besides getting fresb-dng and and reliable trees, yon can find Ap. pies. Cherries, Pews. Peaches, Japan Plums, the LARGEST VARIETY IH BEW ENGLAND, and trees that bear truit the second year after planting. Quinces, Currants, Raspberries, Strawberries, Mulberries, Ornamental Trees, and Shrubs, Roses, etc. Come and look at us. NEW LINE STAPLE GR0CEKIES -AT- CASSIDY'S, Leading Grocery Store. SOUTH OF 1TAIN.CT. rioois.1 Looii! HOSSE SHOEING SI 00. 8HABPF.N1KS SHOES 60o These Prices are Spot Cash at A. W. B ASSETFS BLACKSMITH SHOP' SA5DT HOOK, COIN. LUMBER, SHINGLES. SASH D00ES acd BLINDS- Wholesale or Retail. Can give City Prices Shall be pleased to Correspond witb any Parties in any Plaee. 3E3. O. IIsATT. H4 WLEYV1LLE, COK. WHITING'S A SPE IAL SALE Of WHITIHG'SPAPFB PAPER Five auire package Whiting's satin wove or oream laid 30c, usually 50c. Hi Envelopes 25o Post Office News Room, NO. U P. 0. ARCADE, - Bridgeport, Conn. VTKWTOWH BAVflfBS BASK Newtown LI Conn. Incorporated 1856. PH11XJ CLAKJUC, President; c M. nukth ROP, Treasurer. HOUBS a. m. to 3 p.m.; Mondays, v to a p. m. TXiH SALE Some aroxl hay and straw. In r quire ol crtA RLK9 WEEGE, Botuiord, CU; at the Marinda O lover place. - WANTED A cheap pair ot working cattle, foroash FRANK MAZABS, Booth's Ilill Trumbull ; P. O. Address, Niehols, conn. TIOR SALE Nearly new Portland sleisb; JC also all kinds wagons, alelghsand harness ia oarnesa- es; also lx-norse power enmne DAK1N, Hotohkissville, Conn. WU.L1AM NOTICE Tbe Board of Relief will be in ses dnn nn Hatnrd av. .1 anuarv & 1897 tor I hn PIUVo 1 ' H I j . hthlw wnn hTtaS; of appeals troin toe Board ot Asses .? yir P'sors fHOBAOT B. CAMP, 81MON CORBT, rOil, 11 Man ,joHN ikaVY, Board ot Belief. Dated at i JNewtown, January , ran. ; jj I THE TABLE , jewel Cases, Photo Holders, Collar and OP 29c Cuff Boxes says so on tht box. f Jewelry one of the prettiest lots to be FRENCH HENRIETTAS. , . v . t All-wool goods, full 38-ln fit In nicely with the other holiday drees stuffs that have been marked down ; fine qual ity and in complete assortment of color ings. On the table near Fairfield Ave entrance. Underskirts. Short flannel ones, yoke band, deep hem, extra width, for 25, 33, 48 and 69 cents silk embroidered for 98 cents. Scotch flinnel, pinked edge, embroid ered with silk, for $1.48. Black sateen, 2 corded ruffles, $1 00 embroidered with silk. $1.25 ribbon trimmed, $1.98. Heavy Melton cloth, 85c, $1 00 and $1.48. All-wool flannel, 91 98 and $2.50. Black moreen, $2 25 ones for 91.98 $2 98 ones for $2.50 $5 00 ones for $3 98. Taffeta silk examine the quality of silk, tbe workmanship and style listen to the price, $5 98 ! A fine present. Cut Glass all the pretty conceits known are here represented. Vases, 6 to 8-in. high, 29 cents each. Soap Dishes with metal top, 75 cents. Wave Crest Ware Pin Trays, 25 cents Cigar Trays, 25 cents. Bon Bon Boxes, HURLING RAM! 2.191-2. There has betn so many Inquiries abont this fast and handsome son ol Vt'ilkesdale. that I have decided to reduce bis service tee to a limited number ot mares tor this fall and winter as he goes Into training In the Spring. TERMS: 825 For a Colt. Address: ORENAUG FARM, Woodbury Conn or JOSEPH ATCHISON" Central Bow, Hartford. Conn. THE FAMOUS HOMESTEAD PA.LNT3 are the best paste nalnta in the world. They are mnde by f W levoe & Co., in all shades Vou add pure litisec oil, stir tboroush.y and the result is a pptnt tnat is remarkable tor it beauty ard ourabillty Experts who have used ell kinds pronounce tbe Homestead tbe best- Color cards on application. We have everything in the line ol Paints and Paimeis' Supplies. Priced are low and every article la warranted to be zactly as represented. TITS HUBBELL.&WADE COMPANY 362 Water St.. BridsreTiort, Conn ARE YOUR BUILDINGS, Stock or Personal property Insured? II they are not co cannot afford to go with out tire protection. If you are near the re newal period would like to talk with yon about Fire insurance. look op your pol icy dates and come and see me a few days before they expire v . - FRANK WRIGHT. THESE PRICES FOR CASH ONLY Raisins, S lbs 2ftc ; Prunes. lb for 25c, choice i lbs 25c; Clams, Scans Iftc; Condensed Milk, S cans 25e; 8nlmon, choice. 2 cans Soc; Corn, nice 6c can ; Rice 6 lbs 25o ; Pure 8pice, 5c qr 1 b Pure BaRlna: r owaer, zoo to; nest ui i laaes, lb for Vie; Tomatoes, choice, S vans 45c; Mustard. Sb Is Sic; strip Cod, 7o lb; Fine Herrinir. 4o lb: Soan.T bara25c: Raked Beans. Scans 25c; Duryeas Corn Starch, 8 lbs 25c; Choice Oolong or Japan Tea. Hoc lb; Cottee, 25 to BSC id; Nutnotone, Desiioryour bujub. ai the Old Stand. A. B. Fancher, HAWXETTOJ.E CZVTTK rrin wan) of a srood borse bower, bay tbe FEARLESS.orlwillsellyoua St Johnsville double gear A No. 1-cheap. Agent lortneo-l- ebraieu uica ouiwr. who wmio, u,,.., etc. corresnoudenoe solicited. GEORGE F. DUNCO M. Bl, newiown, uidu. Kurd's Casli Store IS THS PLATE . Where yon can buy a barrel of White I-of Flour at car ioau raies, iuauHuu,v ia gui anteed to be the best or money refunded. G nn luted Sugar V3 ids for i. mw tirron IS rwr lt. new riica ami aHima ni luwesi nrtnM. Tiv DMnd ot fiar pute Coffee for 35t'. emund while von wait. Pure Rock Salt lor s ilting pork, always on band at ' W.N. HMD'S, STKFKET DEPOT. CONN, j WANTED! Old Postage and Revenue Stamps Highest Cash price paid for same B 3 sure and see m before selling elsewhere WILLIAM K. MIX, At Wen t won h'a Furniture Store, 69 A 71 Juhn bi jsnagepors, vonn. . Cuff Boxes says so on the box. Jewelry one of the prettiest lots to be found anywhere. All .tbe very newest novelties. The lowest prices. . The most brilliant line ot choice sterling silver goods that we have ever shown. Lamps. Xo such beautiftl lamp Varieties In this section of tbe State. Banquet lamp;, from $1.69 to $17.00. Elegant globes. Down Pillows all Down. Un covered ones that are selling for 45, 60, 75 centi and $1.00. And large plaid Linen to cover them with, for 12 12, 14 and 16 cents a yardj The Upholstery department offers 25 sample Sofa Pillows, worth from $4.00 ' to $6 00, for .$3-00 each. And your choice from 100 Head Rests, at 25 cents each. Had .rather sacrifice them at those prices than lay them away. 3 Lots Mantel Draperies, for $1 25, $1 50 and $1.93 respectively. 5 Lot3 Stand Covers, for 4S, 63, 75, 9Sc and $2.45. 1 Lot Head Rests, 2 for 25 cents. 1 Lot Stand Covers, 2 for 25 cents. 1 Lot Jap Cloth Lambrequins, 25 cents each. It will be difficult to appreciate bow low those prices are however unless yon see the goods. xuuuu bujt wuere. &11 auie yery newegs JOHN &CO 340 MAIN STREET. Bridgeport, Conn. WATCHES, CLOCKS AND JEWELRY. Pine Watch and Clock Repairing a Special ty. Cash Paid for Old Gold & Silver. Have You a Good Rye Crop? We make fine flour in the new bolt'mill at South Bti'ain. AU kinds of rrain- ground while you wait at reasonable prices. Sawing; done at shoit notice. J. A. BaIRD, South Britain, Ct. B EK KEEPERS WANTED for my catalogue of supplies. containing everything needed from a polished section. Si a lotki to a comp ete bive, I dove compl-te 1 50, iu flat 1.25. Will exchange beeswax for goods or cash. Samples ot Ion and catalogue free. EDWIN E. SMITH, Watertown. Conn. WAGONS. CARRIAGES. )ome and see tbe Wagons and Buggies we nave on band. Popular prices and Quick lea. Now is the time to buy. D-G-BEERS At CO., Newtown, Conn. UONEY FOR TOU Here is a list of the ill stxmpg found on old photographs and the prices we pay tor each: lo playing cards, red. 25c; 2c playing cards, blue. 5c; 2c playing cards, orange. 2uc; 2c proprietary orange. 25c; 2c certificate, blue or orange, luc; Ss playing cards, green, $1 ; 4c playing cards, vioiet, $1 ; lie proprietary orange, 5. tee what you can doii ana Bring weui 10 us on id. pnoiograpu, and we will remove them without injury. It you have any kind not listed or old postage stamps send them to us for prices. W.L. DUNBAR ASCO, Room SO.Conn. National Bank Building, Bridgeport. Conn. FOR 8AL2- An extra good farm horse, good worker and driver. 8 sears old. weight about Uuu pounds, all right tor any one to use and price very reasonable. F. 8. FtUSBlE, Brookneia uenter conn. WATCHES & CLOCKS REPAIRED I By a Swiss watch maker. Hereafter I may be lound at the i. Davis' House near Bo ta ford depot, where t shall be pleased to wait on my old customers in a sai lstactory manner. Charges moderate. HENiu. BoUtord, Conn. BOURQUENEZ. VTOT1CK I will be at the Town clerk's office L on Saturday afternoon, September la. Irom 1 TO p. m., ana every eaturaay ioliow. ing. until lurtner nouce. ausa notice. ROBERT A. CLARK, Collector. DOST FORGET John H. field's Watch Hos pital, Wall street, Bridge oort,w hen your watch needs repairing. Tbor-.tugn wora guaranteed and prices very moderate. REWARD or aioo paid tor a cent red stamp, is oed by Postmaster Mitchell ol Sew Haven in ISM. Tbe stamp has his signa ture acroes the face. It you dud one don't cut out the stamp but save the entire envelope. I buy all kinds ol old stamps. Send S-cent stamp tor my buying list. FRANKLIN 8. COOK, Box tse, Bridgeport. Conn. ft sr For a 8 cent revenue stamp ased on tbe JyJ back of old photographs. It will pay you 10 look them up. Seud 2-cent stamp tor my buying list. rUANLLIN S. COOK, Box 4X&, Bridgeport, Conn. FIR SALE Three Farms, one 165 seres, one 125 acre, one 100 acres. All fitted tor the milk business near New MUlord. M. W HILL New Miltord. IMPORTANT NOTICE Church and ciiarlta. ble societies, here ia a chance to Increase your funds. I want to buy S50W worth of rev enue stamps, lound on the baek of old photo. f raphs, nsed during tbe years 1H6J to UTS. s ve your members look tnem np, and send them to me. I will pay from Is to ti each, according to their scarcity. Steam them c A. but be careful not to tear them as it takes oft half their value. I also v-ant to buy old post. sge stamps before 1?6, especially on the oris;- inal envelopes. Don't delay as a good many in 1st. In S. .DDOtntmenU FRANa I COOK, Box 49g, I TX)R SALE SOOO pounds ot tobacco stems. i x i ney are equal to enemicmi leruusers Kr ' lanrf .ml .hu.tu.r t ,i . r, af mr tn, Kiiil In. stock; when used tor both, makes tbem 2 double value. Send tor prices and dont tor- get that I sell the beet carriages tor the mon ey. MATHEW, PI um trees DiBtiict, Bethel. Conn. . . VJOTICE Fi st-clasa grinding done tor 10 il cents per hundred ; also aa good aawtpg done as any mi 1 ever tuned out, and done on time, work clone as represented or ao charges made. Cider, warranted first class, tor 7 cents per raiioa and cMivemd at abort notice CHAELsdiB LLAK-i An.PkJtMlCw Iislrtot, tewtown, (.