By Offering the most powerful bargains that was ever given by any Erst class Dry Goods House in
this conntry. Everything reduced for Carnival Day. Out-of-town people and city people will
enjoy the fruits of our offerings. All are cordially and earnestly invited to be present. II
popularity of store economy of prices, variety and quality of stock, lend charms to pur
chasers, our store will be crowded beyond its great capacity. We have prepared a
special menu for our customers to eat as well as buy, and all who purchase $5
worth or more from us during the hours of 8 o'clock A. M. to 5.30 P. M.
will receive a ticket for
A GOOD DINNER!
Between the hours of 12 M.to 6
Oriental Laces lor Neck and Sloevea in
cream and butter, i l ie yd, worth 25c.
Cream Silk lioleroa 1180, worth 1 50 to
Children' Lawn Bonneta 26c each, worth
toe to 75o.
Ladlea' SwUa embroidered IlaiidkerchiefH,
always sold at itto to Stfo. Special 12 l-2o.
And a thousand and one other offerings
equally as cheap.
Jdles Fast Black Hennsdort dye, double
solo beel and toe. It 12o ;pr. 25c quality an J
others Irom tic to 50c pr.
Ladles' jersey Ribbed Vests In White and
Kern 8o, regular luo quality and others troin
So to 75o each.
Ladles' S clasp White Embroidered Kid
Oloves.sue worth ill.
Ladles' 4 button Embroidered back Kid
Gloves, In all shades, worth 1 at 09o.
Ladles' button embroidered back Kid
Gloves, white, tan, mode, butter, reds and
black, worth 1.80 at 98o pr.
I button Lisle thread Gloves, 29c worth 48o.
The AMERICAN QUEEN
This store again demonstrates its position
a the olty's toremoat establishment and will
present each visitor on Merchants' Day with
a copy ol the American queen, a Journal ot
Fashion and oontalns the highest, newest
happenings In the Woman' World. The
American Queen will be one of the features
to carry home. Thar will be others, la
prices. In goods, and In special value.
Register for the monthly publication and
ask tor particulars.
Mpeolal price tor Merchants' Day only.
W would desire all visitor to visit our
Millinery Dept. where a great saving ot mon
ey 1 assured. It 1 well known In this city
the advantage by trading here.
(4 Trimmed Hats for 1JW.
S Trimmed Hats lor 9.98.
Trimmed Hats tor 8.96.
Yon can save nearly hall on our Paris Trim
med Bat or Bonnet :
Special Price tor Merchants' Day only.
We shall show the largest assortment of
Ladies' Tailored Suits, ready to wear lor the
benefit ot oot-ol-town patron Carnival Day.
Price will be less than cost ot material m
many Instance. i.J, 6.9, 10 to, IS 60. Suit
buyer invited to ln pect the Mew Shade and
Special prloes tor Merchants' Day only.
COATS AND JACKETS.
Ths greatest Coat bargains ever shown la
Tana, Black, Plum, Green and Blue, plain or
taffeta, (iK lined, finished in the richest man
aer. very great attraction at .. S 99. 98.
Jacket buyers, these prices are veritable
bargains. Special Prices tor Merchants' Day
SEPARATE DRESS BKIBTS.
W shall show suoh aa assortment of ready
to wear Ores Skirt that will astound Con
aeotloat oa Merchants' Day. Prices hardly
834-840 CHAPEL STREET,
P. M. at Frances' Ladies' and Gents' Dining Booms, 825 Chapel
St., opposite tho New Store.
Tlx ILvIE2sr"Cr Is aPoHo-ws:
Strawberry Short Cake
or Mince Pie
cov.r the cost of material, and remember,
our skirts, whether 1 or (2 are all eoaally as
well made at 85c, 1.98, 2 08, 3.98 to
Special prices for Merchants Day only.
SI LK AND COTTON WAISTS
Such an assortment not seen outside me
tropolitan stores. Carnival Day we shall
make two special bargains In Cotton Waists.
Silk Waists 2.69, 4.98.
Special prices ior Merchants' Day only.
COTTON UNDERWEAR AND COR8ET8.
Our Muslin Underweai Dept. is well known
throughout Connecticut and mall order tor
our Corsets come lrom every hamlet and
town, It Is, therefore, unnecessary to name
any special article lor Carnival Day .but some
good bargains will be offered.
It Is a well knewn tact our Dress Good
Dept Is the most desirable and most popular
dept ot Its kind In Conn. We show the large-
est stock add the finest assortment, and make
the lowest prices, consistent with quality, in
From 10c a yard to 1.60 or even $S a yard.'
Our oflerlngs are superb. It would be fool
ishness to try and get as good valne else
where. It would be waste ot time end mon
Our Silk Counter Is named the New Haven
Silk Store because It contains all that's good
and cheap. IS per cent saved by trading her
from 19c to $3 SO. We show a line ot bilks
that'll do yon good to look at them.
We are the store chosen by the State grange
to trade In, hence It would be well to bring
your tickets with you and receive the benefits
An enormous purchase ot Laos Curtain
and Portieres. A grand list of marvelous
value on tale tor your especial benefit the
most unique patterns and beautifully illus
trated design ever shown. Space be It ever
so large can but little explain the magnifi
cent offerings displayed.
Lace Curtains from 49o to $39.
Lace Curtains worth SI now 69o pair.
Lace Curtain worth $1.78 now $1 pair
Lace Curtain worth $3 now 1 95 pr.
Portiere worth SM now 1.98 pr.
Portiere worth 10.50 now 6.69 pr.
Swiss Embroidered Muslins for Sash and
Long Curtain Worth 26c at 12 l-2o. Many
other bargains in Curtains and Window
Shade you should not pass.
Special for Merchants' Day only. Gorgeous
display ot the season' latest tads and idea.
All Silk 4 In Taffeta Ribbons in Greens, pur-
plea, Cardinal and Navy. Other desirable
shade. A regular 19c Millinery Ribbon,
Carnival visitor get it at U 1-So yd.
ISO piece only 1 1 4 in- Fancy edge Moire
Bibbona in good shade, have sold thousand
of yard at 8c yd.
Carnival visitor price do yd.
Special for Merchants' Day only.
House Furnishing. Do not forget to visit
this dept. Make a note ot some household
necessaries required. Our price will aston
ish yon, we ask so little her. We will ex
press tree ot charge, as worth et good.
Bird Cage Springs,
Flower Seed pkgs.
AT 2c EACH.
Tooth Pick, box.
Glass Sauce Dishes,
AT Sc EACH.
Sterling Metal Polish,
Besides a large and desirable display of
Dinner and Tea Services, Lamp, Jardlneres
Kitchen Ware and Toilet Sets.
Here are only a tew of the many great val
ues we shaU offer.
Special price for Merchant' Day only.
Men' Jersey Ribbed Balbriggan Under
wear, the 60c quality. These will be 29c a
Men' two thread seamless half hose in fast
Black and Tan shades. Three pair lor 25c.
Men's medium weight wool Underwear,
Tan colors the $1 quality. These will be 59o a
Men and Women's English Gloria Umbrella
paragon frames, fast black. These will be 50c
Men's 60c Suspenders. These will be 25o
LINENS, COTTONS, PRINTS, QUILTS.
Special prices for Merchants' Day only.
$1 Crochet Bed Spread at 75c.
1.50 Crochet Bed Spread at only $1.
SI Marseilles Spread at 1.48.
Special price for Merchants' Day.
37 l-8o Cream Damask atSSo.
60c Cream Damasx at SSo. '
75c Cream Damask at 50c.
1.25 n in Bleached Damask in beautiful pat
tern, Carnival Day 75c.
Special price for Merchants' Day.
1000 dozen Towels from Sc to 60c each.
PRINTS AND LAWNS.
So Printed Summer Challies at I l-3o yd.
6e Furniture Print at S 1-So.
10c Outing Flannel at So.
So Apron Gingham at S 34
Special price lor Mediants' Day.
Ladies' all 811k Parasol, white Pongee.
Usual rrice 1.76. $3, 2.60. Merchants' Say
price, SI, 1.25. 1.48.
Ladle' Black Servla Silk Parasols, usual
price I SO, 1.75,1.26; Merchants' Day price $L
Large variety Children' parasols at 250.
Special prices for Merchant' Day.
Pins, Spool 811k, Hump Hook and Eyes,hair
Pins, Tapes, Hair Curlers, Thimbles, Darner.
Bottle Perfume. 6 yd Bone Casing, Tooth
Powder, Skirt Braid, Tooth Brushes, Hair
Pins, Drew Shield, Dress Stay.
Mucilage, Crochet Silks, Darning Cotton,
00 inch Tape Mea- ure.
30 sheet good paper with envelope only
So. Thousand of other every day articles et
this department at little price.
NEW HAVEN, CONN.
THE NEWTWN BEE.
NEWTOWN, FRIDAY, APRIL 30.
Litchfield County News.
THE SWEDISH CONGREGATION ALISTS .
The Lutheran minister was at Bristol
two days, last week, in attendance upon
their monthly convention.
There has been a three days' mission-
ary meeting at the Swedish Congrega
tional church. Their pastor, Rev Mr
Borg, was installed on Sunday after
noon. A missionary from Alaska spoke
on Tuesday evening.
Wilbur T. Kilbourn and family spent
the day In New Milford, last Saturday.
Mrs Earle Buckingham came home,
last Saturday evening.
Edgar Calhoun of Waterbury is at his
farm on Calhoun street.
Mrs A. C.Titus is confined in the
house with rheumatism.
E. G. Clark visited the Wallingford
Masonic home, last week, and was much
pleased with the manner in which it was
conducted under the management of
Charles Buckingham and wife.
The last meeting of the Women's club
was held at the Gunnery hall on Thurs
day evening. Mrs Carter and Mrs Dr
Ford went to Bridgeport to attend the
state meeting of the literary societies
last week. Four ladies were appointed
to prepare a program for the coming
year, Mrs William Hickox, Mrs Ford
Seeley, Mrs John Brinsmade and Mrs
Miss Maud Cross of Brooklyn is a guest
at Henry Foulois'.
Ernest Black and father and Mr Pop
penseik went to New York to attend the
dedication of the Grant monument on
The concert by the blind was well at
tended, last week Wednesday.
Mrs George Richards is with her sis
ter, Mrs Julia Richards, for a few weeks'
before opening her house in Litchfield.
A reception was given at Frank Wood
ruff's on Tuesday evening to George
Watts and bride.
The railroad company have commenced
distributing ties at various places where
they are needed. They are employing an
extra force of men. Dayton Durley and
Nels Peterson are among the number.
The school committee have made im
provements about the Romford school
house. They have bought more land so
that the children may have room Jin
which to play.
THE BIG FIRE AT STILL RIVER.
Monday evening about 9 o'clock the
whistle of the Bridgeport Wood Finish
ing Co., blew an alarm of fire at their
works. The paint department and stor
age building of paint materials, together
with the shipping office were burned to
the ground and a large quantity of paints
ready for shipment were destroyed. By
plenty of hard work and by the assist
ance of plenty of help, the fire was kept
to this one building which was fortunate
Indeed, and it being situated so closely
to the large main building, it seems al
most a miracle that it was saved from
the elements. The railroad bridge, cross
ing Still river, -was set on fire and dam
aged slightly. Agent Theodore F. Piatt
at New Milford was aroused from his
slumbers and he went down to see about
the safety of the night trains in crossing
over the bridge. After some delay and
Blight repairs the trains crossed over in
safety and all trains are running as
sual. i n is are makes the tbird one in
town within the last five weeks and it
ba?got to be an old saying, and gener
ally believed by many, that fires and ac
cidents go by threes before there is a
long lull in time between tbem. It is
hoped that we may be spared for a long
spell before being obliged to give an ac
count of more of like nature.
THE MERRY ALL DISTRICT.
Miss Emeline Good spent Sunday at
her home here, much to the pleasure of
her many friends.
J. H. Hall, Sr., is recovering from the
Mrs ueorge KODerts moves to Torring-
ton, this week, where her husband is em
ployed in a brass mill.
our spring term oi scnooi is c&ugnt dv
the same teacher, Egbert Morehouse.
Merton feet nas a new carriage.
Miss Minnie Peet furnished a fine col
lection of potted plants for the Easter
exercises in the chapel.
Clarence Hendricks has a bicycle.
Mr and Mrs S. Waldron were at Mr
Ives', Sunday ; also Minnie Pomeroy at
HURRY UP THE TROLLEY.
Farmers are very busy with their
spring work which somewhat interferes
with tne merchants, as trie teams are
kept busy and the families can't come to
town every day. Just wait till we get
the trolley line built from here to the
Lake which will stop some of this keep
ing folks at home. Gentlemen, hurry
up tne trolley t
DEATH OF MRS ROYAL BUCKINGHAM
Mrs Royal Buckingham, whose health
has been somewhat impaired for -many
years, died at her residence on South
Main street, Sunday night lat. The fu
neral was on Wednesday. Her age was
70 years. Rev Mr Plumb of St John's
Tuesday morning, and in fact Monday
evening, we experienced a sudden change
in tne weather nere. Tne wind blew
hard and it rained quite heavily Monday
night and Tuesday morning, snow
flakes attracted our attention. Over
coats were needed by most everyone.
The New Milford cornet band fair
which commenced on Monday "f last
week and came to a close this week
Monday night, has been fairly well at
tended and tbeir patrons have been pleas
ingiy entertained by tbeir various exni
bitions. Their receipts have not been as
large as formerly which we regret.
Mrs Mary Hine, relict of the late Ed
ward Hine of this place, died on Friday
night last. The funeral was on lues
day this week, Rev Father Crowley offl
Tne wore or building the new reser
voir for the New Milford Water Co
John .Lane & son contractors, la pro
greasing nicely and they are having fine
weather which they are improving in
Isaac Godfrey, a veteran soldier of
the rebellion, 1861 to 1865, died Sunday
night last at the residence of Henry
Souie in Long Mountain linnet.
The Bristol Phenlx, of Bristol, R. I
one of the brightest semi-weeklies of
which we have any knowledge, seems
to be experiencing a veritable cyclone of
prosperity, uwmg co a genuine demand
for Increased advertising space, it has
been enlarged, from a twenty-four to a
twenty-eight column paper. Its pub-
usuers, me Messrs Farraiiy Brothers,
wm piease accept our congratulation
Rev Mr Gilbert has visited at Carlysle,
Pa. He also attended the Methodist
Ueorge E. Ferris began work, this
weeir, at nis brick yard, of which R. F.
Maxfield is the superintendent. Mr Fer
ris turns out some 800,000 brick In the
course of the season.
George E. Ferris was at South Norwalk
OAKVILLE AND VICINITY.
Mrs Charles Bradley has been quite
sick. Mrs Clarence Yale has taken care
William McCormack is very sick.
The new houses of Messrs Joseph
Baird, Sylvester Lefage and John Ken
nedy are all being finished for occupancy-Mrs
Charles Warner has had her house
painted very pretty, where Mr Newall
Mr and Mrs Russell of Orange were
visiting their sons, William and Harry
Russell of this village, over Sundav.
Edward Beardslee of Hartford was
here at his aunt's for a few days, last
week, being one of the ushers at the At-
wood-Mattoon wedding in Watertown.
Henry Stone was home at A. A. Stone's
Contractor H. W. Warner is at work
with a large force of men and teams at
the Congregational church, Watertown,
fixing it over.
G. F. Hungerford has improved big
place very much by new barns and other
Frank Ball has his cellar built for his
Eugene Skilton has his cellar dug and
ready for stoning for his house.
William' O. Beardslee and wife from
Bridgewater were in this village with
friends over Sunday.
Miss Mary Beardslee has gone to Bart-
ford for a few days.
Russell Brothers drive a new horse.
No. 6, and a good looking one.
John J, Kodgers had his house Dainted.
Miss Bertha Watrous of Hartford is
visiting her sister, Mrs William Russell.
for a few days.
KNIGHTS OP PYTHIAS HAVE A FINE TIME.
There was a jolly time at Pvthian hall
last Thursday evening, when Columbus
lodge, No 12, K. of P.. celebrated its
sixth anniversary. The arrangements
were in the hands of Col John Evans. J.
T. McClery and E. W. Bunnell and right
well did they acquit themselves. About
300 were present, quite a number having
come up irom vvaterDury. a lancy
drill was given by the drill team of Mag
nolia lodge of Waterbury which was
much enjoyed by those present. esDeci-
ally the ladies. At the conclusion of the
exercises a special train returned to
Waterbury. There were present as errand
lodge representatives Grand Chancellor
V. M. King, Grand Chancellor F. W.
Chesson, Grand Keeper of Records and
Seal H. O. Case, and many other promi
nent members of the fraternity. All
were well pleased with! their evening's
entertainment. After the epeechmaking
which kept up until about 10 o'clock.
dancing was the order of entertainment.
About 1 o'clock the people began to scat
ter and one of Columbus lodge's most
successful anniversaries was brought to
A SOCIAL EVENT.
One of the most successful entertain
ments given by the Sesta Fiera so far,
was to at ne.'d at trie residence of Mrs
Merritt Heminway, last Friday evening;.
Prof Hibbard was present to make the
audience laugh with his inimitable selec
tions. Everyone who has heard Prof
Hibbard Knows that to have him present
at an entertainment ensures a pleasant
time for the rest. Among others who
added to the amusement were Charles
Farnham of Waterbury, violinist. S. A.
Wise, pianist and Master George Zeidler,
a pupil of Mr Farnham, who rendered a
violin solo with piano accompaniment
with excellent effect.
BOTS, DON'T SCORCH.
Last Friday evening while Clifford
Tolles and Elliot Griffin were scorching
down the new road on their bicyclea,
Griffin being in the lead pulled up short
to let a team go past. Tolles, who wag
coming along in the road at what might
be called a 2.40 clip, did not pull up
uick enough and striking with his front
wheel against the step of Griffin's wheel
he made a flying dash through the air.
A. broken wheel and a very bad looking
eye sums up tne damage. Boys, dorr t
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH NOTES .
At the Congregational church last
Thursday evening there was an enter
tainment given by the young people.
Quite a large number were present who
enjoyed themselves to the utmost.
Last Tuesday afternoon there was a
meeting of the Congregational society
for the purpose of taking into considera
tion further improvements around the
building. Work on the Improvements
already agreed upon is now being pushed
forward, uuring tne time necessary to
do the work, services will be held in the
Mrs Harry Lewis is sick with pneu
monia and it is doubtful whether she
Mrs James M. Atwood, who was badly
burned some time ago by putting gun
Dowder in the stove under the Impress
ion that it was turnip seed, has com
pletely recovered with the exception of
her right eye, the sight of which is com
James McGough has moved into the
Mary Pritchairt house, lately vacated by
H. M. Judd.
Last t Monday evening the Christ
church choir gave their sociable which
had been DostDoned. There was a good
crowd present and dancing was indulged
In until after 11 o'clock. Freeman's or
chestra furnished the music.
At Mr Taf t's school last Saturday even
ing Henry W. Eavmondof Germantown,
Fa., gave a lecture on tne manuiaciure
of guns, cannon and smokeless powder ;
also on the education and life of officers
and men of the navy. Ths lecture was
illustrated by stereoptican views.
Last Saturday the first ball game of
the season came off at the Fair grounds
between Taft's and Yale '08. Score, 11 1
- . for
STEAENS, EAGLES & CRESCENTS.
"Largest dealer and lowest prices in the state-
Qoo "7s7"l2.eels to Olioos STxoaaQ
RELIABLE wheels at
STOP WALKING, BIDS A WII7SL.
E E. STONE,
Southbury and Woodbury.
COMPLETE STOCK OF
The Leading Brands of Fertilizers.
mapes' Bradley's, Stockbridge.
Land Plaster and Cement.
H. E. STONE,
Southbury and Woodbury.
Pillsbnrv's Best. CroBhv'a Snnorinr .!...
Christians' and other brands. Have a large
stocR ami must move some quick. Will pay
to call and see us. Farmers desiring Cotton
Seed meal or Canada Hnrl wrwwi iHhM
do well to leave orders now tor same. Can
KrariMieronaiewaajs notice. Havn nice
Seed Oats : also Clovei and Tlmothv seed and
can get any otber Grans Seed on one day's
ACKLEY, HATCH &MAESH,
-Headquarters tor Feed ot all kinds'. Salt.
celebration fa list
You shall see
side of Boston,
is there a better
Leave Meriden and Ansonia, 8
Returning early in the evening. Hundreds of Free Round-Trip Railroat
be presented to the LADY VISITORS. All kinds of free amusements on
Hyperion Theatre Matinee Free. Band Concerts Free.
Store Carnival Expositions. Citv Carnival Festivities.
to 8 in favor of Taft's. Tc-morrow the
school will play the alumni from Yale.
COMMUNITY AND PERSONAL JOTTINGS.
The Morris church has had its Easter
service and it was a great success in all
points of view. The commemoration of
the Savior's resurrection ever brings joy
to the hearts that believe.
Roberta Stevens of Thomaston has
been a guest of H. B. Stockbridge, for a
Timothy Whittlesey of New Haven is
a guest of Mrs R. M. Treat.
Miss Sallie Johnson of the Normal,
New Britain, ard Miss Ingersoll of
Waterbury, are spending their Easter
vacation at F. H. Johnson's.
The Union oilssion held a social at
Samuel Lewis,' Tuesdayevening. They
had a most delightful time, with recita
tions and music. Prof Cole of Harwin
ton gave very entertaining readings.
Mrs Calvert Randall, who has done
much for ,the Union mission work, was
on Thursday evening, most delightful ly
surprised by many friends, and bad a
chair presented to her from the Mission
Sunday school by Superintendent
Wright. A little later another easy chair
was given to Superintendent Stockbridge
of the Morris Sundav school from friends
In Morris and East Morris.
death OF MRS HENRY FAIRCHILD.
Mrs Henry Fairchild died, last Satur
day night, leaving a husband and baby
about six weeks old to mourn. The
funeral was attended. Tuesday.
The measles are still lingering taround
tbe suburbs of this village.
Now is the time of year for planting
Don't forget that Bradley's fertilizer is
the best on the market.
James A. Cochrane has been in Ver
mont tbe past week baying cows, young
stock, etc. He is expected home thie
Mrs D. E. Barnum entertained friends
from Bridgeport and Brookfleld, recently
Mr Whalley entertained friends from
Danburv over Sunday.
D. Beers was the guest of Mrs Laura
Wei ton. Sunday.
Messrs Evittss & Eeeler of Bridgeport
called at G. W. Nortbrop's. Sunday.
Mrs G. W. Northrop and daughter,
H. W. MANWAEING.
T. M. C. A. BUILDING,
"Bike, and tbe world Dikes with you.
Walk, and you walk alone,
And yon cant get into society
II you bave no wheel ot your own."
Wheels in good condition in exchange
less prices than bararam counter
ub Clothing louos.
Men's and Boy's Clothing and Furnishing Goods,
For Spring, Gentle Spring.
SINGLE AND DOUBLE BREASTED SACK ;SUITS,
For Tall Men or Short Men, For Slim Men or Stout Men.
These suits are proper for dress or business. We have them
in Clay Worsteds, Serges, Cheviots and neat Mixtures. The suits
will speak for themselves, and will tell you better than this adv.
can what they are. You will find the style and finish perfect.
Try a suit. No trouble to show them. There are few men whom
we can't fit, and the prices well, they are right.
311 MAIN, COR. STATE STREET,
The Merchants of New Haven
on,) there will be
In all the
as, you snail save more money
time. - You shall learn that
hoppmcf place than
Miss Miilie, were in New Milford, last
H. N. Camp and A. M. Worden took a,
drive to Woodbury, last Saturday. ,
Mrs Squires, who has been taking care ,
of Mrs E. W. Smith, has returned to her 1
THE PUBLIC LIBRARY.
The report of the Roxbury public li
brary for its first quarter is as follows :
The number of persons who have regis
tered to draw books is 154. The library
has been open 25 days. The circulation
of books has been SG4 volumes. The cir
culation of magazines has been 77. The
reading room has been fairly well used.
There has been taken in tines on over due
books $1.16. Walter Downes Humph
AT CHRIST CHURCH.
On April 21 Bishop Coleman visited
this parish. A practical and interesting
sermon delivered by the bishop was fol
lowed by the confirmation service. Quite
a large class for so small a parish as Rox
bury were confirmed. 1 here were ll,oia
and young. After the service the con
gregation was invited to meet uisnop
Coleman at the rectory, of which a large
number were glad to take advantage.
Dentist Frank Thomas of Philadelphia
spent a few days last week with his sis
ter, Mrs Walter Thomas.
Col A. L. Hodge attended tbe Grant
celebration in New-York City on Tues-
E. C. Andrews, agent for the State
Board of Education, has been inspecting
the schools in order to see that the school
laws are complied with.
Miss Lida Davenport spent Saturday
and Sunday in New Milford-
The Congregational church was closed,
last Sunday, owing to tbe absence of the
A number irom tnis place attended tne
funeral of Eli Minor, a former resident of
this place, in Bridgewater, last wednes
Dr L. J. Pons spent a few days in
Bridgeport, last week.
Mrs wuiard iiodge has been quite bice
the past week and unable to fill her place
as teacher at the Center school.
A SPLENDID ENTERTAINMENT.
The entertainment given at Gibbs' ball,
last week, by the blind people from the
institute at Hartford was well attended
and a rare treat was enjoyed by all pres
ent. The music and readings were ex
ceptionally good and Miss Hlnman's il
lustration of how she did her work as
clerk in a grocery store was worth see
ing. By a peculiar method of typewrit
ing 'she lean take note of orders with
greater dispatch than they can be writ
ten by one who can see. Her accuracy
CONGREGATIONAL CHUCH TOPICS.
Rey H. W. Pope of New Haven will be
gin tbe series of meetings that he is to
hold here at the Congregational church,
next Sunday morning. Meetings will be
held daily thereafter for one week or
longer, at 3.30 and 7 30 p. m.
r reparatory lecture in the lecture room
oi tne church on Friday at 3 p. m.
The racrament of tbe Lord's Supper
will be observed next Sunday, morning
Mrs Harriet Howland of Kent Moun
tain, widow of tbe late Ralph Howland
died at her home on Tuesday of last week
and was buried in tbe Congregational
cemetery on Friday. , .
Mr and Mrs J. F. Gibbs were in Bridge
port the first part of the week. Mr Gibbs
went to attend a meeting of the State
- - r.
take the greatest nl
than you ever
did in any
nowhere in New
130 A. M.
Board of Health and returned Tuesday
evening. Mrs Gibbs will remain through
Mr Xettie Benedict has been under
the weather for a few days.
Miss Myra Emmons is back from Tor-
Miss Cora Emmons is at West Morris
ttending her aunt, Mrs Samuel Bur
gess, who is sick.
J. D. Wheeler is in
stock for his new farm.
Charles Wheeler and
family move to
Frank Parker and l&mily have moved
to Torrington where he has a first rate
job as mason.
The Ep worth Ls&gue held a sociable
at Eno3 Benedict's, last Saturday even
Parshley was In Meriden, last
Howard Bissell has a bicycle.
In New Haven County.
MISSION ORGAK'IZ ED.
The meetings held here during the last
few weeks by Mr and Mrs G. A. Stanton
of Waterbury, have resulted In the or.
ganization of the Quaker Farms Union
mission. It will probably be connected
with the Zoar Bridge Methodist church,
in a measure. The officers are as fol
lows: President, 'H. B. Brower; vice-
president, C. C. Ryder; secretary, Theo
dore Hine: treasurer, C C. Ryder:
chorister, George Thrall. Messrs Kelly,
Christiansen and Rowland are also
members of the executive board.
Mr and Mrs Fitzsimons of Waterbury
were in town, last Sunday, and conduct
ed the meeting at the hall.
Mrs S. C. Kelly has been visiting
friends in Bridgeport.
Miss Eva Brower has been in Water
bury for two weeks.
S. G. Kelly has bought a handsome
horse in Waterbury. -
W. G. Tomlinson has set out 4000
' Arc your children restless and thirs-S
(ty, with Blight fever at night antic
ifretful through the day? Worms;
undoubtedly the cause of tlief
disorder. Smiths norm Symp?
5 will remove them if used as direo-S
t ted. Sold by all druggists. Price
1 25 cents per bottle.
S. "W. Smith & Co., Ansonia, Conn.
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