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THE NEWTOWN BEE.
NEWTOWN, FRIDAY, APRIL 2. CIRCULATION: J1IUABT 1.1SM, LAST WJU.I. OCO SlOO Local Affairs. MATTERS OF BPSIH5S3. Grand spring opening; of ladles' spring suits, capes, tckets and shirts, the most complete line ever shown in Danbury, at price to suit everybody. Millinery open ing on Saturday, March 27, and Monday, March 2!1. You are cordially ti.vlted to call and Inspect ; low prices will prevail to itart the ball rolling. M. Stern, the leading millinery and cloak house, 183 Main street, Danbury. An Elopement in Stepney. MISS OSBORNE- -MR GILBERT. The people of Stepney and Hunting town were treated to a genuine surprise party, last week Tuesday, when the facts leaked out that Miss Anna M. Oaborne had eloped with Levi C. Gilbert, Jr. Miss Ooborne the daughter of George Osborne, leader of the Bradley orchestra, and Mr Gilbert la the son of the well known butcher at Hunting town. Mrs Osborne and younger daughter were In Bethel making a visit and on Tuesday Mr Osborne drove over for them to bring them home. It was during his absence that the "young gallant" called and flew away with hU lady, not stopping till they reached Portchester, N. Y., where they were quietly married. On Thurs day evening they returned from a shore wedding trip and were given a welcome by a party of friends. It didn't take much of a judge to surmise that some thing unusual bad occurred, for of all the noises on earth the serenade they were tendered on their return stood at the head. Drums, tin pans, cannon and guns were used without stint. Mr and Mra Gilbert will for the present make their home with Mr Gilbert's father at the Hillside Market Farm, but In the fall he is expecting to build a handsome residence near to those of his father and brother. ST EOSl'S CHTJRCH. Father Smith spoke In Norwalk on Wednesday evening of last week, at Len ten services in the Catholic church there, and this week Wednesday evening went to Danbury to assist. Father Fitziimmons of Bridgeport was the speaker at St Rose's church Lenten services on Tuesday evening, giving an excellent address that held close atten tion. Father Fox and Father Smith desire to express their appreciation and thanks to all members of their own pari-h, and those outside, who agisted in any way or showed their Interest by attending the recent intereotlng etereopticon lecture, making It the fluttuvial and social success that It was. Father Fox and Father Smith, with the Sisters of Mercy, were In attendance at the silver Jubilee of Sister Mary Claver at St 1'eter's convent, Danbury, yester day, April 1. Mass will not be tald at St Stephen's church, Stepney, on Sunday, as announc ed, but one week from Sunday, at the us ual hour. IIW BUILDIBO AT BAIDT HOOK. The frame work for the new building to be erected at Sandy Hook by E. W, Wilson for the use of the undertaking firm of Wilson A Keating, Is being got ten out by a Danbury firm with whom the contract has been placed. It will be shipped to Newtown all ready to put to gether and In a very short time the new building will rise, Phoenix like, from its ashes. In four weeks' time Mr Keating says be expects to be doing business at the old stand. DSATH Of MSS JOHAIIA KtATIIO. Mrs Johanna Keating passed away at the home of her daughter," Mrs Edward Troy, at 8andy Book, on Monday morn ing of this week, In ber 79th year. The funeral services were conducted from St Boss's church on Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock and were largely attended. She was laid at rest In St Rose's ceme tery. Another daughter, Mrs Andrew Collins of Danbury, also survives her. Master Olarenoe Wheeler of Danbury Is a gest of Mr and Mrs George F. Dun combe. Mr and Mrs Edgar F. Hawley were In New Mllford on Wednesday. One of the moat enjoyable parties of the season was given at the home of the JMlsses Ella and Jennie Falrchild In Taun ton district, Thursday evening, March 23, lln which tho hours passed rapidly away iln games, vocal and Instrumental music. Refreshments were served at 10.30 which consisted of caket, candles and Ice creim. As the company departed for home all greed that they bad spent a very pleat ant evening. Mrs Ernest Wilson and daughter of New Haven are visiting at Mr and Mrs A. W. Falrchlid's In Taunton district. John L. Hughes has rented his farm to Mr O'Dell of Brookfleld. Frederick Young of Merryall district, New Milford, takes possession, this week, of his new borne in Taunton district, the Eli Barnum place. Drngglst S. C. Bull has a new cabinet of Diamond dies, all new goods and up to date. " Teck, Stow A Wilcox of Sonthlngton have served papers on Treasurer 8. C. Ball of the Sandy Hook Hardware Co., to recover some money they claim is due them on machinery. The Hardware Co , however, question the legality of the lalm as the machinery was not what was promised and the courts may be called in to settle tbe dispute. Mr Bull is cited to appear In Hartford on the second Monday In April at tbe Court of Common Pleas. The papers were served by Constable Glover. . . Ernest Sanford of Redding passed Sun day as a guest of Louis T. BrUcoe at bandy Hook. They drove oyer South- lora way to ezpiuie wia uuuuu jr. Those men's kangaroo dress shoen.pat- ent tip, that W. C. Corbett is selling at his Sandy Hook store are all right. Call and see them. - TEE C01QEEOATIOB AL CHUKCK. Next Sunday, April 4, is missionary Sunday in the Sunday school, when the collection is to go toward the purchase of new hymn books. The April meeting of the Ladies' Missionary Society will be held next Tuesday afternoon, the 9th, at 3 o'clock, in the lower room of the church. The subject of the meeting will be that sug gested in "Lite and Light", "The Con dition of Our. Own Auxiliary." The ladies will also meet earlier in the after noon for sewing. A number of copies of "The Wrostler of Philippi" have been purchased for distribution through the families represented in the Sun day fchool. This book is a com- psnlon to "Titus, A Comrade of the Croja", which has had ,a sale of some 700,000 copies. "The Wrestler of PbilioDi" is published in neat and at tractive form by the David C. Cook Publishing Co., of Chicago, at five cents per copy, this low price being made that it mav have tne wiaest circulation, it is founded on the history of the early life of Paul, Silas and Barnabas. The pastor will speak at the prayer- meeting on the flew Testament hooks, on "The Short Story of Mark." The pastor and his wife may always be found at their bouse on rnursday even ing; although glad to have their friends call at any time, that evening will be reserved for the purpose of receiving social calls. KISS WHALLEY MB EASTOI. A pleasant home wedding took place in Berkshire on Wednesday afternoon when Arthur W. Eauton and Miss Alice R. Whalley were happily joined in marriage by Rev Otis W. Barker. The ceremony was held at the home of Edgar C. Page, where the mother of the bride has lived as housekeeper for several years. If there are bright auspices for the young couple to be gathered from a delightful spring day, then certainly their happi ness is secure ; for March kept true to the old adage that, whereas it came in like a frothing Hon, it went ont like a very docile lamb. Mr and Mrs Eastnn left en an evening train direct for Aga wam, Mass., where the groom has al ready provided a pleasant home. Mr and Mrs James Pitcher, of Bridgewater, were present at the wedding ceremony as guests from out of town. Henry Beers has just begun reaping the harvest from a new hennery that be built last fall ; 22 dozen of hens' eggs was one week's product. W. C. Gilbert's home has been im proved by a new front fence, the work being done by Thomas Perkins. You have heard of certain things scor ing a "local bit." It is going to be a "local hit" that which is going to take place at the Town ball on the evening of Friday, May 7. The local hitters will be out in force, and the audience will come to get hit, and the harder they are hit the more they'll enjoy it. Watch this space. Mrs Daniel G Beers returned last Sat urday from Saranac Like, N. Y., where he and her daughter, Miss Bessie, have been for several months for tbe health of the lutter. Mis Beers' friends will be glad to know that she has improved rap idly during her short stay in the Adi rondack. She has recently entered a sanitarium there. Mr and Mrs Ocar Dikeman are busily engigtd getting pealed in their nev home in the Street. They have been stopping for a few days with Mr and Mr C. F. Beardsley. People who with to go to New York by bunt can now do so as the early morn- inic train south connects with the steam- ;r Ro-'edale at Bridgeport. The leaving Ime f.ir the steamer, this season, will be ' 45 out of Bridgeport. Mr and Mrs L. C. Morris, Mrs J. B. Peck and Arthur T. Nettleton visited Bridgewater on Wednesday, calling on Arza Morris and other friends. A suit for ejectment, brought by Eugenia Morris against Remus G. Spen cer, was heard by Jus tice Dayton, last week. An adjournment was granted to Wednesday of this week, when Attorney Beecher, counsel for Mr Spencer, moved for a jury. A further adjournment was made to Monday at the Town hall, New town. Watrous & Buckland appear for the plaintiff. We understand the Morgan place in Newtown Street is rented. Although diligent inquiry has been made by tbe menioera oi tne reportonai sun, we are unable to learn the name of the party wno is to occupy it (.r). Wall papers and window shades in a large variety of pretty designs at War ner, Taylor & Curtis'. A fine line of men's chocolate vlcl kid shoes, in the latest soring styles, at W. C. Corbett's shoe store, Sandy Hook. Miss Annie Osborn kept Miss Marcia Taylor company over Sunday, in the ab sence of the teacher, Miss Elsie Bots tord. Miss Ethel Pattison with a gentleman friend from New Milford, was at Bots ford the first of the week. Charles Hastings has moved from the banford place, and it is reported that Patrick Gorham Is to soon occupy it. Louise Gannon won the prize riven the scholars of St Patrick's school, by Father rox, ror the best composition on "The Passion Plav" given by Prof Drake of Boston, St Patrick's night, at St Rose's Catbollo chnrob. Straw matting, a nice line, ranging in price from 12 to 30o at Warner, Taylor & Curtis. New line of spring hats, caps, and neckwear, at E- F. Hawley's. A delegation of 14 of the promlnen t business men along the line of the Shepaug road had an interview, March 29, with the officers nf the Consolidated at the C'ffioe in New Haven relative to tbe lowering of freight rates on the line of this road. The result of said interview t ''Imh'ii Our Vos Sals it sowoa aad will last only tw VNb all th te'diag varUtlsa. Baa a a their a root. IS sash; Srafwd Sows. 18s tnt Bf, 53e saoh. All the vary choicest I stock Bs quick u joa want roses. WHEELER & CO., Opr. oI4 ftXiiUU St , Bridfspsft, Ot. was the appointment of a committee of flva for a further conference with the officers of tbe Consolidated at a subse quent meeting to be held April 12, at their office in New Haven, me nearing on the matter, which was to have been before the railroad committee of the T,ns1alAtni-A nn Anrtl 2. was postponed till April 13, pending the result of the conference. . Mrs Jinn Carlson wishes attention call ed to the fact that she does all kinds of repairing, cleaning and pressing of cloth ing, and would appreciate a share of the public patronage. She is also prepared to do all kinds of dying of clothing. It you want the best and cheapest paint, fully warranted, use Masury's pite paint, 83c gallon all ready for use, wbue and all colors, at je. f. uawieys You can still buy genuine white Loaf fljur fully warranted, 84.70 Darrei. Christian's 4.E0, at E F. Hawley's. You can buy wall paper as cheap at my store as any place in tne country and And as good an assort nent ; 4. 5, 6, sand loo roll, ah new gooas. K. tr, Hawley. Time for fl-hing once more. Fine as sortment of rods, reels, swell lines etc., at ifi. r. Hawley's. New spring goods of all kinds at E, F. Hawley's. Steel boes and rakes, 25c. All kinds of choicest garden seeds, seed potatoes, onion sets, Y ellow Globe on ion seed, etc. SOUTH BRITAIN. H. P. Hickox is on the sick list. Edward Cbipoian's youngest son is very sick. Ez'a Pierce has a new pair of horses, bought in Woodbury. Mr and Mrs A. N. Bronson were at C. A. Millard's one day, last week. BROOKFIELD- Died, in Brookfleld, March 28, Ellen F. Gustafson, aged one year and seven months. The funeral was held on Wed nesday at 1 p. m. STEPNEY. M. Honan has been fixing up bis house, a new siding being one of the improve ments. GREAT TRIUMPH. Instant relief and a permanent cure by this remedy .Otto's Cure tor Lung and Throat dis eases. Why will you irritate your throat and lungs wltb a hacking cough when H. 8. Corn stock, Warren; D. Burnham, New Preston; Woodbury Drug Co Woodbury; Hotchklss ville Cash Store, E. F. Hawley, Newtown, B. Hawlev A Co., Stepney, Marshall Beach, Mon roe, J. M. Sullivan, Bedding Ridge, A. B. uianemnn, Boteioro, a. i. saniora, uxiora, E. J. Potter. South Britain, sole agents. will farnlsn you with a tree sample bottle of this .inaranteed reme dy ? It's success is wonderial, as your drug gist will tell you. Sample tree. Large bot- ues ouc ana zoc. WOMEN'S COLUMN. House Wrappers. We are showing a beauti ful line of them at98c reg ular 1.25 value. Our 1.69 wrappers now 1.25. We are closing out the balance of our winter garments at less than 1-3 original prices to make way for new Spring goods which are constantly arriving. Ac cording to present weather indi cations, winter garments Cannot be dispensed with for some time to come. 449 Main St., Bridgeport. Special Sale. I will sell one car of Vermont Drivers and one car of Illinois Workers at Auction, Monday, April 5, 1897, At My Stables, 308 North Main Street, Waterbury, Conn. I have matched pairs, gentleman's drivers, heavy draft and general purpose horses, 40 as good horses as have been seen In Waterbury in a long time. I bought the Vermont ot the farmer and have taken special pains to get those that were well broken and gentle good driven. Description below : One pair ot nice bay horses, 5 years old at S,40f pounds. Chestnut horse, 8 years, 1,100 pounds. Bay chunk, 5 years, 1,200 pounds. Bay horse, good driver, fl years, 1,000 pounds. Sorrel mare, 6 years, 1,300 pounds. Ho an mare, 6 years, 1,100 pounds. Sorrel horse, 5 years, 1,250 pounds and a good one. Bay mare, 6 years, plenty of style, 1,160 pounds. Bay horse. 6 vears. 1.200 rounds, arood chunk. Black mare, S years, 1,200 pounds, chunk. Pair low built blacks, S years, 2,400 pounds. Brown cart horss 6 years, 1620 pounds. Bay horse, S years, 1,300 pounds. Bay horse, good driver, 6 . years, 1,100 pounds.-'. Black mare, S years, 1,300 pounds. Bay mare, S years old, 1,080 pounds. Pair brown mares, S and 6 years, 3,500 pounds. Black horse, 7 years, 1,090 pounds One pair bay coach horses, S years, 2,800. One bay road horse, 5 y3ars. 975 pounds Very handsome black mare, 1,150 pounds, S years, can trot close to three minutes. Bay horse, 6 years, 980 pounds, very stylish road horse and clever tor lady to drive. Mica brown horse, vears 950 younds. Bay mare, 8 years, 1000 pounds, very clever and a road mare. Black mare, S years, 1600 pounds. Bay horse, 7 years, 1100 pounds, very nice family horse. Bay hone. Cobby bullt,5 years, 900 pounds and a beauty, kind, lady eaa drive him. Gray horae, 5 years, 1100 pound '.fine driver. Chestnut mare, i years, 1100 pounds, good family mare. Bay horse, 8 years, 950 pounds, very pretty and good driver. Black hor&n, years, 1100 pounds, good all around horse. Chestnut Morgan horae, 8 years, 960 pounds' Black horse, 8 years, 1800 pounds, very handsome. Black horse, 5 years, 900 pounds, and a great actor. And 8 or 8 others right for grocery and milk wagons. F. E. BENHAM, 808 North Main Street, Waterbury, Ct The Hmvland Dry Gwd Co. (Formerly the Rowland Stark Co.) Display of W. 13. corset models'in rich silk and satin materials all this week. An expert fitter from New York is in charge. A grod many new dresses are going to appear for the first time Easter morning. We are doing an immense trade in the materials, silks; dress goods and trimmings. Very exceptional values are being offered. Fancy silks in rich elegant qualities worth from 1.25 to 2.00, all at 89c a yard. Black brocaded silks in new and attractive designs, at 75c, i, and 1.25 a yard. Japanese silks in great vari ety of design and coloring, 29c a yard; value 372 and 50. Black brocaded dress goods with riclumohair figures at 1 a yard; regular price i.25 and 1.50. Black English mohair, very lustrous and silky, at 50 and 65c a yard. Covert cloths, tweeds, can- vassem drap d'ete and other plain cloths for tailor made dresses, and the best spring colors at 75c. 1 and i.25 a yard. Plain and fancy suitings in great variety at 29, 39 and 5oc a yard. Floor oil cloths in new spring patterns have come. We have a good deal of trade in these goods. A thousand pieces of Eng- ish crockery at almost half value. Broken sets. The How land Dry Goods Co. Bridgeport. Conn, l-2c PER FOOT is a low flcure lor Poultry Netting. Nev er known to be as cheap previous to this season. The above price is for toll rolls, which is put up in 150 running feet, ol all widths. Now Is the time to put your poultry yards in order. LANDRETH'S GARDEN SEEDS are reliable. No danger of wasting your time in replanting, as they are all fresh seeds. No old stock. In planting you may need a tew GARDEN TOOLS. Oar stock is complete, and at prices so low that you will And It cheaper to buy than to borrow. F. A. HULL k CO., Successors to Hull A Rogers', 181 Main St., Danbury. We have a stock of Paints that is larger and more complete than ever be fore, and the quality of the goods is the very Dest tnat cue American marKet can produce. We keep Devoe's colors in oil and ready mixed and paste paints, At lantic and Jewett's white lead and lin seed oil that is as pure as it csn be made. No better material cap be found any where. If you intend to do any paint ing this spring, let us send to you the material. Oar prices are always right. THE HUBBELL.&WADE COMPANY 362 Water St.. Bridgeport, Cons WHITING'S A SFEniiX SALE Of WHITING'S PAPEE. PAPER Five autre Dackaer Whitlne's satin wove or cream laid 30c, usually 60c. 125 Envelopes 25o. Post Office News Room, JNU. 11 V. U. A&UAUli, Bridgeport, Conn. FOR SALE Three two-year old bull blood Holrtoln hellers. H, W. ANDREWS, Broohneld Center, Conn. FOK SALE One pair horses, workers and drivers, six cows two bugirfes, one good oxcart. F. L.BOBB1TT, Greenfield Hill, Ct. SEED POTATOES. Maine Early Eoso Beauty of Hebron, lew Tork State Burbanks THE C0E & WHITE CO , Bridgeport, Conn. FOR SALE! - A hth(fia1e Jersey new much cow ADOLPH LA.NGENBERG, Blanket Meadow district, Stepney. FIR SALE At one quarter value, two hors ee, seven years old, weigh 1250. Warrant ed fci'd, s"und and true. Trial allowed. FRANK. MAZAUS.4 .Booth's UU1, TrumDUll. P. O. address, Nichols, Conn. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the rate bill ot taxes on list ot 1896, also poll and commutation taxes ol the Town oi aner man have been placed in my hands lor col lection. Said taxes are no w due and payable. On all taxes not paid on or beiore May 1, 1897, interest at tne rate or three quarter per cent per month win do artcieu ana coi ectea witn said tax. WILLS HUNGEKFORD, collector. bnerman, uonn., Marunsu, jlmvv. K S LE Two tons of hay. EDWARD K. CCRVIS9, Monroe. NOTICE Tne dog- owners ol the Town of Trumbull are hereby notified and reanest ed to register tneir dogs on or before the first day of May, 1897, as required by the General Statute ot 1893 of the Slate of Connecticut. ORMELHALL. P B. NICHOLS, B 8. BEACH, selectmen oi tne Town ot 'i'rum bull. Trumbull, Conn., March SO, 1897. ' TT AY FOR SALE Two tons of good hav in XX the barn on estate of C. C. Warner. J. H. WARNEB, Sandy Hook. . PURE APPLE CIDER For sale, a few casks of late made cider This cider Is not hard but of mild qiality. Has been racked off and Is clear. Price right. WILLIAM C. JOHN KIN, Newtown. - Frt SALE A very fine road horse 6 years old, weighs over 1100 Ibs.dark brown color ana a great roanater; souno ain an rigac w S FRISB1E, Brookfleld Center, Conn. Wanted An Idea Who can thtnlc of some simple thing to patent? Protect your Idea: they may bring you wealth. My. Washington, J. C, for their $1,800 prU offer livery jy&y Brings the need ol Black Clay Worsted Suits. In this particular department we maintain the highest degree in the art ot storekeeping. Tbere is no size missing There is no form that cannot be fitted from this department. There is no better quality or manufacture :o be had outside the high priced cus tom tailor's.' No style but we can supply on demand. Sack suils, single or double ' breast, cutaway suits. Prince Alberts. Each style In all sizes from smallest boy to largest ir an. Prices $7.60, 10, $12.60, $14, $15, $18 50, $20. Sizes for stout men, for tall men, for medium size men. Three popular priced suits are $10, $12.50, $15. Worth more, but serve as substantial builders of business An extra pair of trousers almost a necessity at this period. Tou will appreciate the good values we offer at $2.60, $8.60, $5 $1 to $2 under the usual price. Hats Direct from manufacturer. Every expense elim'nated. The power of spot cash exercised miavor of consumer. Lowest margin ot profit. All tend to make Hats we ofler the very best for prices. Genuine Fur Hats, not "seconds," lor $1.25. Either Derby or Tourist in all the new colors tor season of 1897. Dunlop, Knox, Youman's, $1.25, $145, $1 90, $2.40. $3. These are our fixe! prices. All shapes and colors in each price. Every hat sold Is guaranteed. Hosiery 500 dozens Men's Hosiery just placed on sile. Seamless Hose in black and tan S pairs for 25o. At 2 pair lor 25n places within your reach former 25c hosiery. The price ol Hosiery will be materially advanced under the prospective tariff. Tou can save a good sum by buying now tor future needs. N. B.-All heavy suits and coats lower than ever. We must clear ou- tables for Spring goods daily arriving. JOHN R KEANE & CO., 349 Sain Street, comer John street FLOUR! Pillsbury's Best. Crosby's Snnerior. Jones'. Christians' and other brands Have a large stock and must move some quick Will pay to call and see us. Farmers desiring Cotton SeKl meal or Canaila Hani wood Ashes, will do well to leave oiders now tor same. Can pet Plaster on a tew days nrtice Hav nice Seed Oat ; alj"0 ( lovei and Timothy seed and can get any other Grass Sred on one day's notice. Call and see us ACKLEY, BATCH & MARSH, NEW MILFORD. -Headquarters tor Feed ol all kinds, Salt, Coal, etc. BaEfiED PLIK00TH BOCK S ! Efrprs for Hatching, 50e tor 13. Drop me a postal and I will bf ing them to vou it on my route. GEORGE F. DUNCOMBE. Newtown, Conu. FOR SA LE A farm ol 2(10 acres, with large house and barn standing thereon, suit ably divided into pasture, plow and wood land with spring and str-arasof water that never tail, situated on the main rond Irom Stepney to Redding in the north part, ot Easton, two milfs trom 8tepney, four from Ptepney Depot, 12 f'om Bridgeport. A good larm tor milk or dairy business. LEWIS ED WARDS, St?pney, Conn. FoRSALE-About 10,00(1 let ol good two inch oak plank. 12 and 14 feet in length. and 2500 leet of Chestnut plank, eight feet long, at Sandy Hook. Any information and the p' Ice will be given by M. T. Bradley at ltiw iaivv ii, wn'i ua nut; ui iiiquuv, MARCY & SMITH, New Preston, Conn. BRING Your Old Gold and Silver to John H. Reid, the Jeweler, 42 Wall St., Bridge, port. He will give you cash or goo's for it. look aronna ami sue wnat you cave. FOR SALE A good farm ot 81 acres, well watered, situated in Roxbury about two and one-halt miles south of the Center and within one-tourth mile of Orton postoftlce and railroad station. G. w . HUKLiBUliT, Admin s rator, Roxbury, Conn. i)C WILL BE GIVEN AWAY As follows iD&Ot $15 to the first person who buys a 9UI1I1" IllO lUTIOL 13 TOI , V l" 11115 first who buys a fine leather top carriage, lowest price $42 ; $5 to the tlrst who buvs a baggy, lowest, price $80. All new and fully warranted. This offer lasts for two weeks otfy. MAYHEW, Bethel, Conn. WANTED A good second-hand hay c'Jtter. Address, stating price and hind. LOCK BOX 7, Newtown. Conn. IjiLBER 12HI- Record 2 15 1 2; trial 2 12; sired J by "Egbert," No. 1136, sire ot 74 in the list. Dam sire, Blitzn bv Mambrino Blitzen, No. 253. by Mam brino Chief, N i. 11 ; 2d dam by Kentucky Clay. No 104; will make the season oi 187 at tJBatthe stab'e of the subscriber. ELECTIONEER. 14829-Sire Electioneer, No. 125; Dam by Piedmont, No 604 ; 2nd dam bv Reserve, No. 265, by HamiltonU.n, No. 10, will make the season ol 18H7 at $15 at the larm of the subscriber. H. 0 WARNER, Haw Milford, Conn. FARM FOR SALE Situated less than two ml'es trom Newtown Village and over looking the same. Containing 47 acrsof land, house and other out buildings, located on high and healthy ground, never failing spri gs of water, fruit in abundance, elegant scenery Very suitable for a summer resi dence. For further particulars apply at our office in the Arcade Bridgeport, Conn. TOO ME Y & LYNCH, Attornevs at Law. Bridgeport, Conn , March 25 1896. Fin SALE OR RUNT One hons-i and barn with 10 acres of land ; also one other bouse and two acres ot land, house nearly new. Plenty ol fruit, spring water, healthv and fleasanc location, two minutes walk from ong Hill station on the Berkshire Division. Will be sold at a bargnin. Inquire ot Frank L. vv heeler, rear tbe premises, or of W. B. COAN, Shelton, Conn. DISTRICT OF NEWTOWN, ss. Probate Court, March 27. 1897. .Estate of w Aiyrctt johnsun, late oi rtew-t-wn, in said distrio , deceased. Unon the ariDllcaiion of Franklin Burton, praying lor an order to sell the real es'ate of said deceased, as per application on file more luiiy appears, it l ordered That said amplication be heard and determined at the Probate Office, in Newtown. In said district, on tne 7tn day of April, A. D. 1897, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, and that notice be given ot the pendency of said application and the time and place ol hearing taereon by publishing the some once in some newspaper having a circulation in said district, at least five days beiore the time assigned tor said nearing. M J. UKAD11SI, juage. DISTRICT OF NEWTOWN, ss Probate Court, March 81, 1897. Estate ol MARTHA STfLLSON. late of New town, m said district, deceased. upon application oi Aaron nanioru prov ing that letters of administration may be granted on said estate as per application on file more fully appeal's, it is ORDERED That said application be heard and determined at "he Probaie Offiee m New town, in said DisTict , on the 7th day of April, A. D 1897, at 2 o'clock in the fiiternoon; and that no ice be given of the pendency ot said application and the time and place of bearing thereon, by publishing the same one time in some newspaper navmg a circulation m saiu District, and bv posting a copy thereof on the public sign post in the town of Newtown in saaa aistrict. . -. M. J. BRADLEY, Judge. DISTRICT OF NEWTOWN, ss, Probate Court, March 81, 1S97. Estate of ELLA M. 1,ATT1N, late ot New town, in said district, deceased, 1 Tne uourt oi rrooare ior tne xnsiriei oi Newtown, hath limited and allowed 6 months from the date hereof, for the creditors of said estate to present their claims tor settlement Those who neglect to present their accounts, properly attested witmn saia time, win oe debarred a recovery. All persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate paymentto DISTRICT OF NEWTOWN, ss Probate Court, March 31. 1W. . Estate ot ELLA M . iiAxTiN, late of Hew town, in said District.. Unon the aDnlication of Horatio N. Lattin. Braving for an order to sell the real estate tl saia aeceasea, as per application on. nie more tuny appears, it is ORDEBED That said application be heard ana aeterminea at tne 1'rooate omce m saiu Newtown on the 7th dav ot Apr!'. 1--97. at 10 o ciock m tne lorenoon ana tnat notice oi tne pen Ing of said spplication and the time and ulaee of hearing toereon be given by publish trig the same once In some newspaper having a circulation In said district at least S days oeiore tne lime assternea tor sain nearinn. M.J BRADLEY. Judge. SALE - Trap Beating tour perrons, re versible seat, pole, shafts, top, etc Used one season. Address F PERCY, 81 William St , Bridgeport, or call at Cook's Stables, Bridgeport. I JOA SALE A fehoningcr Reed Organ, 18 stops, ot unusual excellence; also a good violin, three-quarter size, CUAELLS 8. PL A XT, Newtown. IjtOli SALE One two year old bull. I.. R. " S Kill MORE, Newtown. Bridgeport, Ct A Sick-Looking House Can Be Cured. Give it a good dose of Masury's R. R Paint and it will be alt right. It won't cost much and will look $500 better be worth that much more it you happen to want to sell t. Burns look better, fenc es loot better even the grass grows greener it the other things look all right. Zxx-y ZESIder, Successor to Rider Sherwood Co. 444 WATER ST., BRIDGEPORT, CT Telephone Call, 546-2. FOR SALE. The best equipped Paint Shop in the state, Stages. Hopes, Ladders, Trus sels, Safe, High Desk, Roll Top Desk. Cffice Chairs, etc; also a Stock of Paints atd Colors. This is an oppor tunity to continue an old established business, or if not sold in lump will be scld in sections. To be sold at once and cheap THE COLS & ELLIS CO , BOX 425, or C M COLE, 405 State St , Bridgeport. Conn- ARE TOUR BUILDINGS, Stock or Personal property insured? It they are not co cannot afford to go with- j out Are protection. If you are near there- uewai period would like to talk with yon about Fire Insurance. Look op your pol icy dates and come and see me a few daye before they expire. FRANK WRIGHT. LUMBER, SHINGLES. SASH D00ES aodBLIND3. Wholesale or Retail. Can give City Prices. ouiui ue pieaseu to iorrespona witn any Parties in any Place. E3. O. PTiA TT. H WLE YVILLE, CONN. A'Agent for MeCormlck Harvesting Mn. chiuery. I. E. LEWIS, DEALER EN Harness, Blankets, Robes and Stable Goods. 49-Farm Produce taken in Exchange. 284 MAIN ST., BRIDGEPORT. FAEMEES, ATTENTION. I have the agencv for Fairfield Conntv for the Del. aval Separators, bt Albans Horse Powers, and Moseley & Stoddard Creamery ooods. I shall be glad to correspond 1th any parties wanting tliese goods, or will call personally if desired. R. E. GOODSELL.New. town. Conn ALLEN'S LAUNDRY ! Laundry called lor Tuesday, delivered Sat urday. Shirts, dress or plain. 8c : Collars 2c : Cuffs 2c. Send postal card to ALEX ALLEN, sanuy hook, uonn. FOR SALE 45 acres ot good land with build ings thereon MISS SALLY M. BEARDS LEY Hawleyville. WANTED Lady and gentlemen agents. St adv employment, good Dav. Address F. H. DIBBLE, Ansonia, conn. FIR SALE Plenty ot eggs it hens are led on Iresh green bone. F. W. Mann's green bone C'.itter is the best. Machine will be shown at work by C. W. KEELFR, Agent, Hawleyville, Conn. Single Comb White Leg horn eggs, for sale ; Sittings ol 13, 35c, FIR SALE Farm 125 acres, Moses Botsford place, Botsford Hill, one mile from Bots ford Junction, said to be the best larm in FairBnld county, elevated plateau, season much longer than low lands, comparatively level, best ot soil, easily worked, fields well wrtered, never snflers drought,12 room house two wells, two orchards In their prime, stone fences, 50 acres chestnut crosstie timber, $160 dam will convert the only swamp into a deep ten acre jak-e. .Kent, sen or exenange or city village, or few acres near city. JOSHUA W. POWELL, St JamesJ. Y.,owner,or EDWARD HOOK, Botsford, Ct. MIDDLESEX BANKING CO Subscribed ill capital. 800.000. Paid In. 600,OCO. Issues 6 per cent Debenture Bonds of tl00,200, $tfi0 $500, $1,000 and $5,000, which are by statute lawiui investments ior Trust Tinas in toe state. L. D. SANFOBD, Agent, 17 Bifhop Block, Rridorenort C inn FARM FOR SALE The farm owned by the late Henry D. Burr, situated in tbe town of Monroe, one and three-quarter miles trom Stepney Depot and two miles from Monroe Center, containing 60 acres of land, one good sized house, barn, horsebarn, three poultry houses and other out buildings, ail in good repair, a fine peaeh orchard ot 160 trees, 50 plum trees, wltb prospects ot a large crop this year Said farm contains plow, pasture and wood land, is well watered with running wa ter and will be sold at a. bargain. MILES B. BURR, Administrator, Stepney Depot, Conn. FOE SALE Five tons ol good ha. JOHN H. t HAUTEMS, one mile nortU ol Bots ford Station, Newtown. Conn. : R SALE A good working horse. In a aire ol N. RA8MUSSEN, Botsford, Conn. WANTED To buy a second hand Ice wag on. CARL BADER, Washington Depot, Conn.- v '-t i "... NOTICE-Havi g secured the agency tor the Syracuse Chilled Plow Co , I am prepared to take orders tor anything in-the lino ol nlnwj. enltivators and harrows at a very am 1) TTiaruin above cost nriees. I also have the agency for tbe Deerlng Harvester Co., and will take orders lor mowers, reapers and ma chine oil. Shall have two mowers, oil and sections on hand in a few days, dive me a call. Tho goods made by both companies h-tve a first cbtss reputation. A. C. LAKB, Bethlehem, Conn. IT7ANTKD IMMEDIATELY One or a pair T ot heavy norses aoiiaose ior iarm wora W.O. BKACH, Trumbull, Conn. THE D. M. EE AD COMPANY, - BRIDGEPORT, - CONN. hrrrrrTiiiiMiMiiM jniiimMMirrinrfftHttmtff LADIES' TAILOR SUITS AND SKIRTS. The nattiness ol the jacket, the beauty of the lining, the absolutely perfect hanging skirt and different fabrics make our new spring garments particularly desirable to choose from. There's a richness to the shades and elegant style effects that pleasea every one who sees them, who tries them on. And the cost this season is very moderate. Sterling Silver Novelties for Easter gifts are having some such run as they did during the holiday times last season. If anything the stock is more complete than it was then larger in the make-op of newer and nicer varieties, odd and elaborate goods. From a Nail File at 25c to a compiete Toilet Set for 17.95. AX MINSTER RUGS, in a fnll assort ment of the newest colorings and choic est designs. Every size that is likely to be wanted, 4-6s6 6, 6-9x9-9, 8 3x10-6, 9x12, 11-6x14 3 ft. MATTINGS, plentiful in both the China and Japan makes, and our own direct importations. Fresh, wiry quali ties that have lots of wear in them be cause they are pliable and new. SASH GOODS, in a larger variety than nsnpl. Tamhnnr Mnilini 1A In ?. I yd. Spots and Figured Musline, 10c to 35c yd. Lace Striped Muslins, 12 1 2 to 20c yd. Striped Scrims, 8 to 15c yd. Bordered Nets, 12 1 2 tc 15c jd. Fish Nets, 30 in to 54 in, 12 1-2 to 45c Striped Grenadin?, 25c. Vestibule Ne's 25c to $1 50. Point d'E?prit and Sax ony Nets 25 to 35c yd. Plant Home drown Trees, Perry's Bridgeport Nnrsory is the place to buy anything yon want in this line. Onr cus tomers report remarkable gr .wths and early fruiting friun tree purchased here. When freshly dug and immediately planted, they all grow, a-d th plant':- will secure a mnch bet ter giowtli than trotn f ees shipped from a distance. W h ive in variety Apples, Cherries, Pears, Japan Plums. (5o varieties) . Peaches, rinenii-.g .Jul y 20 si.d continuation of varieties lasting until November, Quinces, Japan Chestnuts and walnuts Also pargon Cbf stmits, the same as exhibited at Newtowu sud "anboi v Fairs laat fall, Rlacfe berie. Strawb-.rries Currants, Raspberries, A soars 211s, Khubarb, Ornamental Tr-es, Shrubs, Hoses and (,'1'mMng Vines. Send tor price stating your wants in this line or call in April and s ou will find thou sands ot trees to select from, trom one year old to lruitintr age. Let u hear from you. Ad dress, 120 Park St. Nursery, Old Mill Ave, Coi. Barnum Ave., East Bridgeport, E. H. DILLON & CO., Saster Millinery ! We are now showing all the new Spring styles in Plain and Fancy Straws. Flowers ot every description, Roses, Violets, Foliage, etc. Fancy Ribbons in plaids and stripes our prices always about one-half what small dealers ask for similar goods. E. H. DILLON & CO., 360, 362 Main St., The Only Millinery Importing House in this City. Have You a Good Rve Crop? We make tine flour In the new bolt'taill at South Britain. Ail kinds of grain; ground while you wait at reasonable prices. Sawing done at short notice. J. A. BAIRD, South Britain, i.T. WANTED! Old Postage and Revenue Stamps. Highest Cash prices paid for same. Be sure and see me before selling elsewhere- WILLIAM K. MIX, At Wentworth's Furniture Store, 69 A 71 John St .Bridgeport, Conn. WAGONS. CARRIAGES. Come and see the W aeons and Buggies we have on hand. Popular prices and quick sales. Now is the time to buy. 0- Q- BEERS & CO., Newtown, Conn. DR H. S. NICHOLS, ; DENTIST. AT JSTT0WI 0 SATD&DAIS. JWOffiae at P. H. Skidmort's Eeeideaee. EE KEEPERS WANTED to exchange your name for my catalogue of sntmlies. containing everything needed trom a polished section. tS a lOOOtoacomp ete hive, Idove tail complete 1 SO, to flat 1.25. Will exchange beeswax for goods or casti. Samples of cumu inundation and catalogue free.. 0W1N B. SMITH, waiertown.;rwiu FOK SALK A large dairy farm three and one bait ml'es trom Daubnty, well water ed and well lenced, water at h "use and barn, building in best ot repair, soil will bear all crops raised in this climate, has been occu pied by same man tor thtrtj years, school out or within stock. Address J. U. K.KLLKY inmiTrMrrTrs' Always something special la the Wash Goods department. Just now there are three items of unusual interest Cash mere Weave Twills, mostly plaids and Checks, 5c a yard worth 10c. High Life Crepon, plain and fancy weave, 9c a yard worth 15c. Figured India Lin en, 40-in, in blues, pinks, blacks and lin en shades, 12 1 2c a yard worth 19c. TOILET SETS meeting every re quirement every demand. As low as $1.35 and as high as $12, with ail the different grades betveen. Over 50 dif ferent designs decorated ware in the $2.50 grade, pink, brown and blue; all new this reason's goods many of the styles exclusively our own. SPECIAL SALE. A lot of Embroideries.nice quality ap-J good designs about 800 yards from 5 to 7 inches wide, at 15c a yd. For MEN'S Wear. The Wash Goods department is offering many new and de sirable fabrics for negligee and launder ed shirts : Light Cambric, 6c yd. Zephyr Cloth, 10c yd. Checked Cheviot, 12 l-2c yd. English Percale, 12 l-2c yd. Frecch Cambric, 15c yd. Fine Madras, 17c yd. French Madras, 25c yd. Oxford Cheviot, 25c yd. Anderson Cheviot, 33c yd. Tooth Brushes 25 and 50 French brushes f jr 25c. Aluminum Hair Pins, 10c a doz. Dr Pray "a Ongoline re moves ftai;:s from the tkin or nail 35c a bottle. Bridgeport, Conn. MONET FOR YOU Here is a list of tbe stamps tound on old photographs and the prices we pay tor each : lo playing cards, red, 45c; 3c playing cards, blue, 3c; 2c playing cards, orange, ic ; 2c proprietary orange, 25c; 2c certificate, blue or orange, 10c; Ss playing cards, green, 1 ; 4c playing cards, vioiet, (1 ; 6c proprietary orange, $5. ctee what you can find and bring tbem to us on the photograph, and we will remove them without injury. Ii you have any kind not listed or old postage stamps send them 40 ns for prices. W. L. DCS BA K A CO, Boom SO.Conn. National Bank Building, Bridgeport. Conn. WATCHES & CLOCKS REPAIRED! By a Swiss watch maker. Hereafter 1 may be tound at tbe D. Davis' House near Botsford depot, where I shall be leased to wait on my oid customers 1 a. satialactory manner. Charges moderate. HENRI BOCEQCENLZ, Botslord, Conn. F?5 E SALS Three Farms, one 165 acres, one 1A1 acre, one 100 acres. All fitted lor the milk business near New JHLUturd. M. WJ1LLL New Miiiord. FIR 8ALK OB REST The Isaac C. Crorot homestead la Christian .Street, New r reaton,coan, consisting 01 a neat ana pretty cottage ot eight rooms and two barns, with running spring water at both bouse and barn. It comprises a hundred acre sot good meadow, plow, pastors and wood land, ail well water ed and in good stale ot cultivation. This property has been occupied by MrCrorot for over fifty years, and is m fine condition tor a small ciairy, or genera lanutng. sniy two miles from the beautirol Lake Waramaug. It would make an elegent rammer home lor some city family, or parties desiring to keep city boarders, it Is beautifully located la . xertue v&iiey, surroanaeu. oy aiga nuis in tue celebrated Trout Stream, Bee Brook, runs through tbe farm, it will be s Id tor a liule more than tbe cost 01 tne buddings alone, and sold on easy terms. Add reus .uey u. VJ-J tlu, H untingtou, buflolk Co., N. x . FIR SA LK A large dairy farm in Newtown, two miles west ol the village- It is well watered, well fenced, carries now 2S cows, be sides oxen, horses and young stock. Mowing can all be aone with machine and the soil wi'l bear all kinds ot croos that can be raised Is ibis climate Harcet lor milk is convenient and re'i&uie. A large house In good condi tion and two large barns, with running water at tbe house and barn. Pltmiy 01 truiu The owner naa spent J J years on u nd feels an, b'e to work it any longer, is his reason for ottering It tor sale. Address WILLIAM FAliiCtllLO, Newtown, Conn FK SALS -125 varieties ct new and stand ard St.d potatoes, at hard times pric-rs. endlorieeutttlogue. THEitOS E-FJuATT, Redd ins Ride, Coun-