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You will save time and annihilate distance, and the exercise will keep yonr brain bright and fresh as well as your body. ft. V. MAGEE, POST OFFICE B'L'D'G, WATERTOWN avAvenl for Columbia and Hartford Blor- cl-e. ocond-hnd wheels taken in trade. General repair shop. THE NEWTOWN BEE. NEWTOWN, FRIDAY, MARCH 19. CIRCULATION : 1883. January 1, Last Week, 810 8100 Fairfield County Chat. MONROE- AN EXCITING TIME AT MB SEARS'. There was an exciting half hour at Fred Sear's', Saturday night. The hired man. John Rdardon, who since he has lived with them, has been uniformly kind and obliging in every way, came home late. Intoxicated. Mr Sears endeavored to persuade him to go to bed, bat be be came quite profane and started in for a fight. Mr Sears, to save himself, seized a chair and knocked him senseless, and then dragged him out of doors. Mrs Sears ran to the neighbors for assistance and Frank Forenbach came. Reardon revived and begged to come in, and Mr Sears, thinking he had received such a lesson that he would behave, let him In. But as soon as he had entered, he was like a madman and was bent on killing Mr Sears, who fought for his life, and with the help of Frank, after a bard straggle he was again put oat, pretty well braised up. Mr Sears then went for a writ and Stephen Hayes with Lyman Patterson arrested Keardon the next af ternoon. Mr Patterson took him home with him for the night. The court was heldMonday morning at 9 o'clock before Justice L. D wight Lane. Reardon plead guilty and said he was very sorry, as they had always been kind to him. He said he had n recollection of what he had done. He was bound over and taken to the Bridgeport jail in default of fur nishing the $500 bonds required by the court. EAST VILLAGE AND VICINITT. Within the past two weeks we have had three interments at oar village cemetery, Nelson Tomlinson and son, Elbert, and Mr Beers, father of A. J. Beers. Born, March G, a daughter to Heman Farmer. S. B. Clark received a severe cut on the hand and has taken a rest with his brother, James Clark, at Orange. W. W. Bliss and wife furnished music for the entertainment at Gould Armory, Derby, March 12. Mrs Casidy Is dressmaking at Bridge port. E. E. Johnson hag moved his stock to the parsonage barn. O. J. Sherwood sold his fat oxen to G. B. Clark and has purchased another pair of Charles Johnson. Mrs Holmes has returned from a winter's sojourn at East Norwalk, bring Ing with her Miss Hattie Smith, her granddaughter. Miss Lottie Well is among us again, after beiDg away since the holidays. Trumbull Orange will meet with Har mony, next Thursday evening and will give a program. Rev William A. Beardsley of St Thom as church, New Haven, officiated at St Peter's, last Thursday evening. Marshall Beach Is ill with grip. The musleale given by Mrs J. I. An drews at her pleasant home on Saturday evening was very much enjoyed by neighbors and friends. A delightful musical program was rendered. About 25 were present, including our popular clergymen and wives. Rev A. Goldsborough has purchased a fine upright piano. W. C. Hazard is on the sick list. Mrs G. Bennett has been on the list of the Indisposed. Mrs E. Sherman from Long Hill has been in town dressmaking for several families. BROOKFIELD. PERSONAL AND GRANGE JOTTI. V Rev Mr Wbitconae was called to attend the funeral of Mrs Wixom on Sunday. The funeral took place from her late home, near the Southbury line The old house back of the house owned by John Thornhill, opposite St Paul's church, is in process of demolition, which will remove another old land mark. Miss Julia Hawley Is home from Col 11ns vllle far a two weeks' vacation. E. it- Smith Is doing some artistic work with the paint brush in Roxbury. C. W. Keeler Is preparing to extend his poultry business, having bought another poultry house of F. S. Andrews of New town, which be is having set up for oc cupancy. Mm E. Weld is visiting friends In New York W. B. Roe and E. H. Northrop were called to Bridgeport as grand jurors, last week. The young people ate already prepar ing for a wind-up of the dancing season by an extra after Lent The hour of the Lenten service at St Paul's has been changed on Wednesday from 2 p. m., to 2 30, A. H. Taylor, who has beea preparing for some time for resuming farm life, will, this spring,, take charge and run his father's farm. Jerome Thompson has visited bis brother, Ezra Thompson. Bartlett Terriu of Woodbury, ac companled by another gentleman, has been In town looking for work oxen. 8. B. Warner took a trip to Watertown and visited old neighbors, Mr and Mrs William Davidson. J. S. Turner of Danbury ha been in toirn. Albert Church of Torrington came home to attend his sister's wedding. LONG HILL- MISS BASKERVILLE MB FARRAB. Samuel Farrar and Miss Alice Basker- vllle, both of Long Hill, were quietly married at the home of Mr and Mrs Farrar, last week Wednesday night. Rev Mr Morton of Bridgeport was the officiating clegyman and said the words that plighted their troth. The maid of honor was Miss Sally Beard of Tarry town, N. Y., and the best man was Phil ip Farrar, a brother of the groom. About I 30 guests were present, including friends from New York, Brooklyn, Bridgeport and Long Hill. Following the ceremony the wedding party did ample justice to a wedding sapper prepared by the hostess. Mr and Mrs Farrar received a number of pretty wedding gifts. They will reside In Long Hill. AT GRACE CHURCH. Third Sunday in Dent, March 21 : At 8 80 a. m., Holy Communion : at 2.30 p. m., Evening Frayer and sermon. The Annunciation, March 25 : At 10 a. m., Holy Communion; at 7.30 p. m., special service and sermon. The special preacher at the Thursday evening service, March 25, will be Rev L. N. Booth, rector of Trinity church. Bridgeport. Miss Elsie Canfleld of Easton has been a guest of Mrs D. S. Leavitt. Mrs Granville Dunning passed Sunday in Bridgeport at the home of her son. C. A. Hebbard has a new trotter for his express wagon, recently purchased at Sterling's stables at Bridgeport. David Hickey has been receiving con gratulations on arriving at the dignified distinction of being an uncle. The little one came to gladden the home of a sister in Bridgeport. George Radcliffe and Edward Wal- tham returned to Long Hill from their visit accross the water to Germany, last week Friday evening. They have been absent for several weeks. Mrs D. S. Leavitt, who has nursed Miss Julia Hawley in her recent severe illness, has returned home. Mrs Caroline Hoyt is ill with grip. Misses Irene Wakeley and Kate Laafer of Chestnut Hill were with friends on the Hill the first of the week. HUNTINGTON. THE CENTER A' VlCINITT. The storm on Sunday morning prevent ed the gathering of congregations in the churches. There Is talk of having the Congrega tional church and parsonage painted at an early day. The nexf, meeting of the social temper ance unior will be held Wednesday even ing, Marc a 24, at the house of A. E. Crandalli These meetings, which are held every two weeks, are growing iu in terest, new ones coming in at every meet ing. Sieging, reading, recitations and friendly ''discussion comprise the pro grams. They are not in the interest of any one party or creed but are open to all who are Interested in temperance and sobriety. If stormy the sociable will be held the first fair evening. THE WHITE HILLS DISTRICT. . 40 -. Miss A. L. Smith has visited at War ren Hubbell's. Williaui Dimon has a new horse. William Well man is moving his house- bold goods to the northern part of Mas sachusetts, where he expects to take up his abode. Miss Sarah Hatter ia with Her sister, In New York. Mrs Jennie Ambler has visited her sister, Mrs Sua! Beardslee. A little son of Clark Beardslee, Is suf fering with an abscess In his ear. Mr and Mrs Charles Nettleton of An- sonia, spent Sunday at Daniel Shelton's. T. 8. Bartlett Is cutting, and burning the brusb on the Bryant farm, thereby greatly improving the looks of the place. The funeral of Egbert Tqmlinson, who died on Monday, was attended from the house on Sunday. The interment was in East Village. No services were held In the church, Sunday, on account olr the storm. Mrs Grandison Hubbell has had her orchard pruned by William Wellman. Paul Hatter Is the proud possessor of a ntw horse. Eugene Worden is going quite exten sively Into the poultry business. Mr and Mrs Upton Intend to .vacate the Peirce place, April 1. WESTON. PERSONAL JOTTINGS. The engagement of Frank P. Lane and Misa Blanche Harrison, both of this place, has been announced. MlsslHattle Perry and Miss Annie Robert of Easton, have spent a few days with Mrs John Fitch. . Rev and Mrs C. M. Arthur held a re ception at Morneld Grange hallv on Thursday evening. Rupert Ferry has returned to . his home In Danbury. Mrs J. H. Gregory has visited in New Haven and Milford. Misa Rhoda Sturges, who has been 111 for several weeks, is better. Mrs Eph-alm Fitch is still confined to her room. Mrs Betsey Dikeman Is ill with grip. Miss Ella Fanton of Aspefcuck has spent a few days with Mrs Vanderbilt Godfrey. Andrew Beers of Redding is visiting his grandfather. J. M. Beers. EASTON- A GRANGE ORGANIZED. The organization of a Grange II town was an assured fact, Tuesday evening, March 9, when nearly 50 persons as sembled at the hall to become members. Deputy Simon Bradley of Greenfield organized the Grange, and the following elected: Master, George B. Beers; worthy oyerseer, George Gillett ; chap lain, Samuel Turney ; secretary, W. M. Gallup; treasurer, Edgar Jennings; lectueres, Mrs E. Seeley: steward, H. W. O3born; assistant steward, Frank J. Ward; lady assistant, Miss Anna Roberts; Pomona, Miss Elsie Ward; Flora, Miss Lousie Tousey; Ceres, Miss Katie Galloway; door-keeper, Joshua Kent. The Installation of officers will take place at the next meeting, Tuesday evening, March 23, and also decided where the lodge will permanently hold future meetings. CENTER STREET AND VICINITY. Mrs I. C. Fanton, accompanied by Mrs Sherwood Banks, attended the Pomona Grange meeting at Stratford, last week. About 20 of Miss Grace JWilliams' school friends surprised her at her pleas ant home, Thursday evening, the 11th. The evening passed all too quickly with games and music, after which a fine collation was served. At a late hour the young folks returned to their heme wish ing such pleasant gatherings were more frequently. Miss All ice Foster is visiting her coasin, Miss Jennie Hoyt of Ridgefield. The children of Mr and Mrs William Donnelly are afflicted with the measles. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH NOTES. A well filled grab bag afforded amusement to those present at the Enterprise sociable at Mrs T. W. Tur ney's, Thursday evening, March 18. The Endeavor meeting was led Sunday evening, by Miss Lena Wheeler. Rev E. P. Ayer was entertained over Sunday at Miss Nettie Ward's. Miss Hattie Perry'with her friend, Miss Annie Roberts, were pleasantly enter tained over Sunday at Mrs John Fitch's in Weston. Mr Taylor has moved this week his family and goods into Eli Winton's house and expects to make his home with him for the present. Eli Winton has secured a tenement for part of hi3 house. The family moved In the past week. WEST BEDDING. METHODIST CHURCH NOTES. Rev R. J. Beach was the guest of Mr and Mrs W. S. Griffin over Sunday. There were not many present at the afternoon services, Sunday, on account of the snow storm. The Epworth League meeting was held Tuesday evening. Mrs Beers was the leader. The interior of the church Is being painted'. Mr Brown of Danbury is doing the work. Mrs John Todd and Mrs A. C. Osborne went to Southport, last wee k, to see their mother, Mrs Brown, who is very sick. Miss Henrietta Madden gave a party to all her scholars, last Wednesday.even ing, at her boarding place, Mrs H. Grif fin's. They spent the evening in play ing many differents games. Fruit and candy was served during the evening. Her scholars went home very much pleased with the way they were inter tained. m , m TVi AJmirr PI nirfln ( Vknrfi7 OXFORD. TOWN AND PERSONAL JOTTINGS. Fred Morris and wife of Seymour spent Sunday with Mrs Morris' mother, Mrs George Hawley. The fine farm owned by D. W. Bronson who died in Newtown a few years ago, has- been sold to Mr Myers from Waterbury, who with his family moved there, this week. The storm of Sunday was one of the most disagreeable oues of the year and towards two inches of snow fell, which rapidly melted under the bright sun shine of Monday. Mrs Maria Hudson has been quite sick at her home in the Center from the prevailing sickness, grip and cold. She is now much better. There are uncalled for in this office letters addressed to Wellington M. An drew. John Allen and the Oxford Bible CO. The heavy rain and wind storm of last Friday caused considerable damage to the wires on the telegraph line run ning through here and the linemen had to hustle to repair five of the wires which were rendered useless. Traveling either on foot or In wagons Is now a very vexatious undertaking. A few more days with a road scraping machine last fall in gathering the mud to the middle of the roads would have caused more of a slough between here and Seymour than there is now, and If anyone doubts that it is bad enough let then ride over It just once. Parties from Waterbury have been looking over the farm of Charles Beecher on Riggs Btreet, with a view of buying It.. QUAKER FAB MS- personal AND COMMUNITY TOPICS, The sick list is longer Just now than It has been all winter. Hardly a family has escaped. In almost every case it is grip. Mrs J. D. Perrlne,;Sr., and Miss Miunie Perrine of Watertown visited friends In town, last week. ' - William Bovd and son, Willie, of Piatt's Mills were in town, Saturday Mrs Charles Davis entertains the sing' Ing club, this week. H. B. Brower has returned from Water bury permanently. In Litchfield County. WATERTOWN- OAKVILLE AND VICINITY. Mr Fletcher preached in the Banker Hill chapel, Sundvy evening, March 14. Mr and Mrs William Du.gee have a girl visitor, but expects to make her home with them. Miss Carrie E. Beardslee has been very sick, but is a little better. Notwithstanding the stores that are in this village there are many loads of goods brought from Waterbury and Watertown every week. It seems as if something was needed here to keep business at home. F. C. Slade & Son, the popular millers, are to build a large room for wagons and sleighs near the railroad crossing at the depot. Henry Nitchie is to build a new house near his father's, this spring. Wesley Stoddard hai nearly finished drawing the several hundred cords of wood that be bought of the O'Donnell's. AN ENJOYABLE CHURCH GATHERING. The entertainment given at the Meth odist cburcb, Tuesday evening,March 20. was one of the rao?.t erjiyable events of the season. Sorgs, recitations and after wards supper was the order of entertain ment. It was advertised as a birthday party, and each one who came was re quired to present their admisston fee se curely tied in a little beg, the bag to con tain as many pennies as he or she was years old. This method cf raising funds at a church sociable is possibly unique, but certainly successful, as the snug sum of $46 was raised clear of expenses, be sides furnishing an evening's amusement to those who were fortunate enough to be present. ' WORTHY CHARITY. The Oakville boy, Homer Hollister, who broke his ' leg some time ago and who has been cared for at the Waterbury hospital, will soon be able to return home. While at the hospital his expens es have been paid by contributions as fol lows : Christ church alms, 15 ; Oakville Christ church Sunday school, $13; Oak ville Women's Auxiliary, $7; Watertown Union Aid society, $10; Junior Brother hood of St Andrew, $5. It is expected that a email balance will remain for clothing, etc. The rector of Christ church wishes to thank all those who contributed so liberally to this worthy cause. Samuel Peck has disposed of all his steers and oxen, except one pair, which be intends to use on his farm. All those who are interested in the re peal of what is commonly called the tu berculosis law should bear the fact in mind that a hearing will' be given before the committee to whom the bill now be fore the house has been referred. The hearing will be in Room 50, third floor, east side of the Capitol on Tuesday, March 30. If you wish to register a righteous kick, dou't fail to be on hand This evening at the parish rectus Judge Lynde Harrison will make an address un der the auspices of the Men's Church club. Subject, "The Evidences of the i Resurrection From a Lawyer's Stand point." A collation will be served after ! the address. j A number of our people who are musi- j cally inclined attended the concert given by the Marine Band of Chicago, given in j City hall, March 10. It is expected that a town meeting will be held in the near future to act In re gard to the recent decision of the com mission appointed by the Superior court to look into the question of benefits and damages to property owners along the line of the new telford highway. Mr and Mrs Werking attended the fu neral of a former friend in Southington, last week. Charles Gourmet has gone to work for Dr Variell. The funeral of Mrs Betsy Worrel was held from her late residence, last Satur day. The Interment was at Evergreen cemetery. Prof William H. Brewer of Yale gave an illustrated lecture, Saturday evening, at Mr Taf&'s school. His subject was 'Wanderings In the Sierra Nevada and Cascade ranges." The lecture was much enjoyed by those present. Prof Turner's lecture at St John's church, last Friday evening, called out a good bouse. The lecture was one of the best of the course and was much apprec! ated by a large audience. The Messrs Ford and Charles Evans were in town over Sunday. Federal lodge, No. 17, F. & A. M worked 'the Master Mason's degree, last Monday evening. Next Monday evening they will work the fellowcraft degree. Father E. J. Plattier conducted the service at St John's church, last Sunday morning. Later iu the day he went to Southbury, where he celebrated mass. Otto Roesky went to New York, last Saturday, on a business trip. Miss Sadie Hart of Beacon Falls spent part of last week with her friend, Miss Emma Palmer. BRID3EWATER. PERSONAL BRIEFS. . Mr and Mrs Hiram Pitsher are enter taining a granddaughter fram Walling ford. Mrs Reuben N. Boland of Danbury is visiting relatives in town. Miss Lucy A. Boland, who has been POIOSOS 0l t Croup, Coughs, 1 Tooth ache, Diarrhoea, Dysentery, Bowel Complaints. A Sure, Safe, Qulok Cure for these troubles is i lHain-HiJen I It Is the trusted friend of the I Mechanic, Fanner, Planter, a I oanor, end la fact all classes. Used Internally or externally. 0 Beware of imitations. Tale I none but the genuine " Ferxy J Davis." Sold everywhere. A T 25o. and 50c. bottles, f 0-ta-0-Oe mso-on6 spending the winter in Cheshire, is at home again. We are glad to be able to report that Starr Canrleld is slightly better. Mrs S. A. Lyon, who has been quite ill, is reported somewhat improved. The inclemency of the weather cn Sun day was the cause of many empty pews in both ch arches. Mrs James H. Keeler, who has been quite sick for some days, is reported much better. WASHINGTON. GRANGE AFFAIRS. At the next meeting of Washington Grange, No. 11, the lecturer's hour will be p'ven up to the discussion of "Farm fertilizers and fences," by the brother?, and, "Lenten dinners and spring houfe cleaning," by the sUters. METHODIST CHURCH NOTES. An oyster supper will be given in the Ton hai., March 26, from 5 to 8 o'clock under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid society of the Methodist church. The Pi Phi Fraternity gave an enter tainment at the hall on the Green, last Friday night, to a good audience. Mrs A. C. Titu3 has gone to New Hav en for a visit. The first game of chess Washington club and the club, was played at Ford Washington club beating, four games take as many between the New Milford Seeley's, the If tha other hours as this one, the fun will be tedious. Rev Mr Carter went to New York on Tuesday. Dea Charles Hicfcox is still ill with grip Mrs Hurry Ford has gone to Long Island for a week's visit. Mrs Marietta and Miss Fannie Gibson, who have been in New Haven for a few week's visit, have returned. William A. Watts is In New Vork for a few days. Mrs F. M. Brown of New Haven was at the Gunnery, last week, for a coup'e of days. Mrs Sberman Pond, who has been away on a visit, has returned. Leslie Randall's youngest child died very suddenly, last week. The funeral wag held on Monday. Rev Mr Angell gave a very Interesting talk at the first Lenten service upon the Foxes which spoil the tender vines." It is doped these cottages meetings will be well attended. Mrs Samuel Adams, who has been at Henry Woodruffs for several weeks, re turned to New Jersey on Saturday last. The temperance question was ably discussed, last Wednesday evening, by Messrs Hillock, Couch, Ku bourn and Averill. Lewis Logan talk? of moving to the bouse lately vacated by Walter Bronson, Mrs Henry Foulois is in Hartford for a week's visit. Nelson Peterson has taken the farm of Mrs Marietta and Miss Fannie Gibeon of Church Hill for the coming year. Report says Leslie Randall has rented, or let out on shares, his farm to Oscar Swanson. Robert Richmond from Amenia, N. Y., is visiting his father and brother, this week. There is an epidemic of colds and sore throat, the grip and Its allies being very busy in getting in their chilly work. Mr and Mrs Robert Seabury took the depth of the soft traveling, last Friday, by a trip to Lanesville and baek. Mr Seabury says the horses did not succeed In getting out of sight, although there seemed at times a perpendicular danger. KENT. RET MR MUDIE RE-ENGAGED. At the meeting of the First Ecclesias tical society of Kent on Monday, March 8. it was voted to hire Rev Howard Mudie to supply the pulpit of the Congre gation church for six months from April 1. The members of the society's com mittee tendered their resignation which were accepted and a new committee was chosen as follows : C. L. Spooner, I. C Berry, and T. D. Barclay. DEATH or JOHN N. BROWN. The death of John N. Brown of Kent Plains occured on Wednesday morning of last week. The remains were taken to New Milford for burial on Friday Mr Brown was 69 year of age. Henry Spooner of Bull's Bridge oc cupied the platform at (he Congregation- I n r A 1 vrauijra, i i J Colds. t - - PERFECT DRESSING Costs but a the up to date song at store. Dress Suits in dark cloths, Full Dress and Cutaway Suits, Sack J Suits in Cheviot Plaids and over plaids; also Spring Overcoats, all new and ready for your inspection. We are selling a pretty good suit for $8. DAzsAainSiort. al cburcb, last Sunday morniDg. Owing to the storm the attendance was very small. Rev and Mrs Howard Mudie are spend ing their vacation season in New York. The I. O. G. T., held another of their popular bi-weekly open meetings on Tues day evening of this week. These meet ing are for the purpose of promoting sociability among the members of the society and their friends and a cordial invitation Is always extended to those who care to attend. Mrs E. Howlacd has rented her house to Dr W. M. Barnum for one year from April 1. Mrs Howland will go to board with Egbert Barton and Miss A. W. Knapp will board at Miss Snedeker's. . '' W00DBUKY. WOODBURY'S LITERARY LADIES. The Woman's Club met pt the Free Library room, Friday, the 12:h hist. Miss K. M. Woodruff had charge of the afternoon, her subject being "Lydia Huntley Sigourney," the celebrated Con necticut poetess. She read a most ir teaesting paper highly spoken of by ail present. Among other pieces she read was one written by Mrs Sigourney for the second centennial celebration of Woodbury in July 1S5&, and read ou that occasion by tht late Hon .Charles Chapman, who was himself a descend ant of Woodbury. This was in the beautiful hand writing of Mrs Sigourney. Miss Woodruff also read a letter of Mrs Sigourney's to the Historian of Wood bury in 1S59, highly eu'ogistic of his history of Woodbury, and thanking him, especially for bis chapter on the aborigi nies, she always having taken a great in terest in Indian history. It is stated that George E. Starr of Bethel will remove to Woodbury, and live at Mrs Sheldon Summers' place. C. F. Minor of Cat Swamp district, who has been very ill of pneumonia, is on the convalescent list. E. W. McBurney purchased the bak ery, of cowies tsrotners. lmmeaiaie possession is to be given. David T. Welch, who married a slst r of Mrs Sarah Bradley, died at his home in West Haven on the 7th Inst., aged 59. G. H. Wells is about to enlarge his store in Judson avenue. Cause Good times coming and increasing business. Harry Smith of West Side narrowly escaped death by a falling tree striking him on the bead. Mrs Cyrus Galpin, aged 89, died last Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs William Fowler, In South Britain. She leaves two sons and two daughters. CASTORZA. iifflil dgutozs vucpaa The Latest Inducement to Cash Bayers. With every cah parchase from 5a apwant we present a cbeck tor the amount, ti iu checkaen'itlea yon to tbe Nortd American Weekly Illustrated Family Journal, publish ed semi weekly. Save the onupons la the Journal and procure Silver Batter Dish, en (rraved; fcilver Tea Pot, engrt-ved; Silver Bfllk Cup, engraved ; Silver Spoon Holder. Theee are Rogera' good, warraated. other too numerous to mention. L.E. DAWSON, NORTH WOODBURY", CONK.