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THE NEWTOWN BEE.
NEWTOWN, FRIDAY, MAY 28 CIRCULATION : - January 1, 1883, 010 Last Weak. 8100 Local Affairs. MATTERS OF BUSINESS. M. Stern. Millinery: Great bargains In trimmed bats, ninc-lv trimmed with ribbon and flowor, at 91.19. Special In ladles' dress fkirt, 91.08, worth 93; capes at $1.43 and up. Special iale in kid gloves at 75c, worth 91. The latest style? In fhlrt waists and ties. This Is a ' genuine marked down sale. Corae early to , et your pick of these bargains at M. Htern'o, 185 Main ttrert., Daubury, lead ing millinery and ulr.sk house. Wedding Hells MISS SCUDDER MR SMITH. The Congregational church was the scene of a notable social event on Wed nesday afternoon, when the marriage of Arthur Judd Smith and Miss Frances Carolyn Scudder, two of the moat highly esteemed young people of the parish, was olemuled. The ceremony took place at 3 p. m., but before that hour the church was filled with the friends and acquaint Dues of the happy couple. Mrs D. P. Ilichardaoo presided at the organ, and as tne strains or the wedding march were beard, the doors swung open and the bridal couple advanced to the altar, pre ceded by the ushers and the maid of hon or, where they met the officiating clergy man, Hev Otis W. Barker, the pastor of the church. The service was most Impressively ren dered, the Episcopal form being used. The bride was gowned In a dress of white satin, trimmed with lace and pearl. She carried a bouquet of Bride roses. The ushers were Messrs William H. Hoyt,Ar thur S. Ilawley, Kmory and Ernest San ford. The maid of honor was Miss Alice May Newton of Koakonkoma, L. I., a school friend of the bride. She was be comingly attired In a gown of blue silk, trimmed with chltTju and lace. She car ried a bouquet of caroatlons. the decorations at the church consist ed of wild flowers, the wlld honeysuckle predominating. The arrangement was excellent, being the work of the ladles of the church, headed by that energetic friend of the young people, Levi C. Mor ris, j A reception to Immediate relative; and Intimate friend j followed at the home of the bride's parents, Mr and Mrs S. S. Scudder'g, In Dodgingtown district. Mr and Mrs Smith left on an evening train for New York, and during their wedding trip will visit Richmond, Washington and other Southern points. Oq their return they will begin housekeeping in the Mor gan residence in the Street. Among those present from out of town were Kev and Mrs Charles 11. Smith and Miss Mabel Smith of Plymouth, Kev James N. Thresher of Bridgeport, George F. Fowler and Miss Mattle Fowler of Springfield, Mass., Mr and Mrs Heuben II. Smith of Hartford, Miss Luclnda Scudder of Bethel and Hev and Mrs J. P. Iloyt of Cheshire. The wedding gifts were very band some and profuse, completely flllirjg one room. As is well known Mr Smith is the bnsr Incss manager, secretary and treasurer of The Bee Publishing Co. lie will have the cordial wishes of his associates and from a wide circle of acquaintances as well, for a delightful trip and a happy married lite. ST JOHH'S CHDSCH. V A MEMORIAL ;AT SERVICE. M.-norlal day service will be held in this church next Sunday evening at 7.30. Kev O. O. Wright will deliver the ad dress. His subect Is "The Ideal Sol dier." The.regular service of the church will be followed by the ritual ceremonies of the O. A. R. The general public is respectfully Invited to be present. A sale of fancy work, cake and ice cream will be held at the residence of Hon 8. P. Glover, next Wednesday, June 2, from 4 to 8 p. m. If stormy that day the sale will be postponed to the next day. TOSHES ASSISTAHT POSTMASTER BEADLET OF 8A1DT HOOK GITM 0IB IE AS II THE BRIDGEPORT JAIL. The trial of James Bradley, the former assistant postmaster at Sandy Hook, charged with embezzling, took place at Hartford in the United States district on Tuesday. Judge William K. Town end presided. He was found guilty and sentenced to one year In the Bridgeport Jail. TBI SPECIAL LIBRAE! MTETI50. At the meeting held Tuesday evening It was voted to expend 950 for the par chase of new books. It was also voted that the executive committee be a part of the committee ;for the selection of the books, and Mrs Herbert Clark was ap pointed as one of this committee. It was voted that Rev O W. Barker be chair man of this committee. AT 8T HOSE'S. Father Fox and Father Smith are busy taking the annual collection. Father Smith was In New Milford on Sunday last and sang the high mass at (PERRY DAVI90 A Sort and Safe Remedy la " every cam end every kind of Bowel Complaint L filler This Is true statement ana It can't be made too strong or too emphatic It U . simple, safe mad quick ' cure for Cramps, Congo, Rheumatism, Colin. Colds.. Neuralgia, Diarrkea, Croup, Toothache. Two slses, gSe. and SOe. Keep It by you. Beware of Imitations. Bay only the Genuine Perry Davis'. Mold jrverywtora. St Francis Xavier church, at the conflr mation services. Bishop Tlerney was present to administer confirmation to large class. The Newtown Academy. THE GRADUATING EXERCISES. The cloaing exercises of the Academy will occur on Friday evening, June 11, and will be of a character entirely differ ent from those of last June. This year will be marked by the appearance of a graduating class of six members, the second in the history of the institution, and the exercises in this connection will form the nucleus of the evening's pro gramme. Aslda from this feature there wiii be a laughable one-act farce, recita tions, choruses, and vocal aoa instru mental music on violin and piano. The graduating class has engaged Welden hammer's Orchestra of Bridgeport and will give a reception at the close of the exercises. The entertainment of one year ago was well received by a large audience and much favorable criticism was passed on its results. The Academy management will endeavor to have the event of next month fairly represent the literary, musical and dramatic abilities of the pupils, and solicit the same hearty support that has been accorded in the past. Further details will be given in next week's issue and, also, by means of posters soon to be placed In this and sur rounding towns. THE C0HGREGATI0HAL CHURCH. A MEMORIAL DAT SERVICE. Next Sunday, May 30, being the day set apart for decorating the soldiers' graves, a fitting service will be held in the Congregational church at 11 o'clock in the morning. The church will be trimmed with flags, and flowers will also join In giving suggestiveness and beauty to the occasion. Mrs J ulla Ward Home's "Battle Hymn of the Republic" will be sung. All members of the Grand Army organization In town and all Interested in the observance of this day, are most cordially invited to attend. At the prayer meeting service next Tuesday evening Rev Mr Barker will take up the Gospel of John in his series of talks on the New Testament books. These Informal talks have been spoken very kindly of by many. The pastor is always glad to welcome those who are not regular attendants. The June meeting of the Ladies' Mis sionary Society will be held next Tues day afternoon, June 1, at 3 o'clock. "An hour in the Mexican Field" is the topic suggested in "Life and Light." Some report will also be given of the 26th annual meeting of the New Haven Branch of the Woman's Board of Mis sion recently held in New Haven. PRETTY GOOD FOR HAWLETVILLE. The reputation that A. G. Baker of Hawleyville has been steadily acquiring tor good taste In the selection of his stock of furniture is bringing to his door cus tom from all parts of the state. Unique and artistic design seem to gravitate tow ards Hawleyville just as soon as they ap pear on the market. A gentleman of taste and culture who travels a great deal just told the writer that be did not know where he could place his finger on a city stock of furniture that looked as bright and clean and fresh and desirable every way as the stock be saw at Haw leyville. Week before last Mr Baker sold to an American resident of Berlin, Ger many, who was visiting in this country, a bill of over 9000, and the goods have lust been boxed and shipped to that coun try. This gentleman was advised to go to Hawleyville and look before purchas ing, and as a result gave Mr Baker his order. Robert McBatb moved his household goods to Berkshire on Tuesday, where in the future he will make his home In one of Mr Curtis' houses. Druggist S. C. Bull has placed in bis store a new and fine line)of leather goods, comprising handsome watch guards, key ring chains, bill folders, pocketbooks, purses and card cases. Rev J. H. James will give one of his interesting stereoptlcon lectures at the Whisconler schoolhouse or Monday even ing, May 31. Free admission and all are cordially invited to be present. Mr and Mrs Smith P. Glover were guests of Dr and Mrs Lewis of Brooklyn for a few days last week. Call and see the new line of oil cloths and linoleum at Warner, Taylor & Cor tis'. Also the new line of horse blankets and carriage robes. Mr and Mrs N. D. Baldwin of Derby were guests at Taylor's hotel on Tuesday night. A nice new line of straw hats can found at Warner, Taylor & Curtis Sandy Hook. There was a very enoyable little musi cals at the home of E. F. Northrop In Hanover, last Saturday evening. The fortunate few were charmed by the ren derlng of "The Holy City" by Mr Quick, formerly tenor of St John's church, Red Lion Square, Lopdon, England. Also by the fine violin solo by Albert MacGregor, accompanied by the piano. - The Mistes Emma and Anna MacGregor, also Mr Quick, passed Sunday with Mr and Mrs A'bert MacGregor. Those persons who have unregistered dogs In their possession will take notice that this la the last call. It is proposed to appoint a dog agent to look up unreg istered dogs. It it costs you $7 and costs In addition to your dog tax, don't blame anyone but yourself. A list of all who have registered dogs will be published in next week's Bek. There was was a very pleasant gather ing of the Sandy Hook Whist club at the home of Mr and Mrs Robert Dutcher,last Saturday evening. Seven tablet were kept busy with the fascinating game and light refreshments were served during the evening. The C. H. Bennett Shoe Co. are offer ing remarkable bargains la their adver tising announcement. The "bard times have pushed many manufacturers to sell their stock of oxfords and shoes at less than half price. The C. H. Bennett Shoe Co., with the ready cash, have secured some cLolce lots and will put them on sale Friday, May 28. Three pounds of choice apricots, Bart- lett pears, peaches or prunes tor 25o at E. F. Hawley's. HATTKBT0WH. Mr and Mrs John Loucks of Danbury and Mrs Arthur Senior of Bethel have visited at Charles Benedict's. Miss Katie Gent was in New York over Sunday. Miss Mttie Fischer is visiting with rel atives in Bridgeport. Mrs Betsey Northrop is quite poorly Dr Smith has been attending her. Charles Thorp entertained .relatives over Sunday. Patrick Lynch is vi itlng with friends in launtnn. Edward Bevans and family have moved to JDaston. MB SHEEHAH'S SIDE OF THAT HEAL ESTATE TRAHSACTIQg. In reference to the Sastrom Sheehan real estate transaction, spoken of In last week's Bee, Attorney Northrop says: Mr Sastrom came with a deed. I asked him if he understood that he was deed ing his place away. He stated that he did. Mr Bradley asked him if the action was of his own free will. He stated that it was. I consider that he was perfectly sober at the time. The stores in the Street will close at noon Monday, May 31. The!authorities at Washington have an nounced the appointment of George F. Duncombe as postmaster at Newtown. It is understood he will enter on bis new duties July 1. An item appears on Page One of The Bee stating J. A. James of Hawleyville had sold his stylish road horse to a Dan- bury party. This is incorrect. The horse is f till for sale, and is said to be a fine one. W. H. Prindle is doing fine work in the carriage painting line. He is ready to execute work in a first class manner. Have you seen those gents' patent leathi r tan shoes? Something entirely new . nd up to date. Also a fine line of ladle i' and gents' black patent leathern, oxford ties and sandals in all sizes and width i at the Sandy Hook Shoe Store. Use S'ug Shot to kill the bugs and wnrm. nnle fin lhr harmless r.n ntn. Sold at E. F. Hawley's. There will be no service at the Metho dist church on Sunday night, as the veterans will attend the service at St John's church, meeting at Sniffen's store at 7 p.m. 1 hoes who are willing to con tribute fl wers to decorate tbe soldiers' graves are rf quested to leave them at the Grand Central on Saturday before noon. Sick headache can be quickly and com pletely overcome by using those famous little pills known a "DeWitt's Little Early Risers." Edgar F. Hawley, Newtown; S. C. Bull, Sandy Hook; A. B. Blakeman, Botsford; B. Hawley & Co., Stepney. - SOUTH BRITAIN. CHURCH AND PERSONAL CHAT. South Britain musical talent will give concert, June 24. There will be a ful orchestra in attendance. There will also be outside talent, to assist. It will be one of the best .concerts ever given in South Britain. All remember the date, une 24 Come one, come all, and'enjoy one of tbe best entertainments of the season. It is for the benefit of the Con gregational church. Theodore Bronson of Watertown has visited at A. N. Bronson's,tbe past week. Miss Britain or WoodDury was at Mrs Jennie Pierce's, a few days last week. Ezra Pierce has another new horse. Miss Kate Hurley of this place attend ed the concert at Costello's hall, May 19. Charles Uinman, son of JKlliot HInman of Grassy Hill, came very near geting severely hurt, last Saturday. He went to get on the wagon, slipped and fell. His steers started and the wheels went over him. Mrs Hollister Sage U visiting at Pur- dy's, N. Y. Misses Dora and Nettle Pierce spent Saturday in Waterbury. C. A. Millard was at A. N. Bronson's, Tuesday, and helped him raise the frame for a wood house. Mr and Mrs A. N. Bronson were in Long Hill, one day laBt week. About 12 went from Pierce Hollow to take in the Buffalo Bill show at Water- bury, last week. The ladles of tbe Methodist church held their sociable at F. H. Gray's, last week. There was a large number out, and a fine time was the verdict of all. MIDDLEBURY. AT THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. Rev Mr Avery exchanged with Mr Redgrave of Morris on Sunday. He preached very acceptably in the morn ing. In the evening he gave a Dright lecture on tbe miseries ol the tenement house population in New York City. His lecture was illustrated by a stereoptl con which gave very clear and impres- Ive pictures, taken from real life. A large audience appreciated the lecture as both churches came together. It Is to he hoped our people are grateful for tbe advantages of tbe country over the city as regards tbe pauper conditions. We know of famines here who were starving in the city. With a bit of land and doing day's works tbey are comfortable. Last week Mrs Grace Abbott received a visit from her sister, Mrs Durand of Derby. E B. Hoyt attended the layman's and district stewards' meeting at Trinity Methodist church, New Haven, on Wed ne?day. The children or tne Metnoaist Sunday school are preparing for Children's Sun day, June 13. Mrs Artizan uiarK is very ill, sunering from nervous prostration. Mr Bisseii has secured tbe services oi Marshall Bronson in tbe place of George Smith, who has returned to soutnoury. Mrs Frank Tyler Is reported to be doing well at the hospital in Hartford. Her son, Albert, visited ber on Sunday, making the trip on bis wheel. The worfc or. removing the sneas ana barn of the Methodist church has been satisfactorily accomplished by Artizan Clark. After painting and grading, tbe quadrangle will be much more pleasing than formerly. The masons are rapidly constructing tbe basement wall of tbe school bouse George Grlswold was taken suddenly WOMEN'S COLUMN. SKIRT WEEK We shall offer great induce ments ia Separate Skirts for the next few days. We have about 400 different ones to select from Figured Mohairs, 98c, worth $1 98 Figured Brilliantines, $1 90, worth S3 50 Woo Checi", 2 75, worth $4 50 Wool Mixtures, $2 95, worth $4.95. Wool Crepons, $3,98, worth $6-75. Cheviot Serges. $2.98, worth $4 75 Figured Silks, $4 98, worth $7 50- 1449 Main St., Bridgeport. The Howland Dry Goods Co., (Formerly the How) ami Stark Co.) Sweeping reductions in high-class French Dress Goods. Formerly $i. to 2. Now all at 75c a yard. Larg variety of styles -and color ings. Beautitul goods. Big bargains in black bro caded India silks for those who respond promptly, 23 inch goods, new designs, at 55c a yard. These goods are sold in all first class houses at 75c never less than 75. Twilled foulard silks the ideal silks for summer wear, great range of styles and colorings including black and white, blue and white and all the favorites, 50c a yard. The goods are 24 inches wide, and regularly sold at 75c. Fine French organdies 25c Same styles as others get 37-1-2 for. Very fine and sheer quality. Swivel silks i5c goods im ported to sell for 37 1-2, but wouldn't go. They'll be qu ick at 15c, you may be sure.. Plain and figured black brilliantines and Sicilians in all the rare and prevailing styles of the season. Plain 35c to a dollar and a half. Plain and changeable taffe ta silks in over 100 colors and combinations. Cornflower blves, granium reds, bright greens, rich purples and am ber shades. Let us send you" samples of something or other. State about what priced goods vou would like to see and about the colors desired. The Howland Dry Goods Co. Bridgeport. Conn and alarmingly sick, last week. He Is now much improved. Rev Mr Avery attended the conference of churches at Thomaston. Mrs Squires has returned to her sum mer home at Mr Scott's. Mr Tuttle expected to occupy his cot tage May 21. The young folks of the Methodist church are arranging for a necktie so ciable for Wednesday, June 2. Mrs Eli Bronson has returned with her son from California. She is in excellent health and enthusiastic over this part of our country. Henry Canfleld has been in town can vassing for "The Cottage Physician." He was at one time United State Consul to Greece. SANDY HOOK BOOT & SHOE STORE. A 11 the latest Styles and Patterns in Spring and Summer Footwear. In fact, everything pertaining to a first class Shoe Store, at prices well a little lower than elsewhere. Call and be convinced. Shoes made to order "and to fit" by an ex perienced workman; also repairing of all kinds at lowest possible prices. W. C. CORBETT, Prop. DISTRICT OF NEWTOWN, ss Probate Court, May 24. 1897. Estate ol WILLIAM H. BEERS, late ol New town, in said District, deceased. The administrator on said estate having represented the same insolvent after the ex piration oi the time limited by said court tor the presentation ot claims against the same. This court doth appoint Aaron Santord and John M. Beardsley, oi Newtown commission ers to receive ana examine ail claims which have been prewnted to said administrator within the time limited as aforesaid. Certified by M. J. BRADLEY, Judge. The subscribers give notice that thev shall meet at the Probate office in said Newtown, on the Sth day of June, 1897, at 2 o'clock in the attemoon for the purpose of attending to the business ot said appointments A A RON sABiuKu, duaa ai. isisiKuaLisy, commis sioners. WHEELER & CO., SEED HOUSE. We carry a complete stock of all kinds of GRAIN FOR SOWING ! White Southern Corn. Choice Yellow Corn Canada Hill Peas, Barley, spring Vetches. Hungarian Grass Seed, Millet Grass Seed, Al falfa Grass Seed. All kinds of Mansrle Wnr. zels Beets at 25c per lb, fi lbs and over tor 20c Tomatoes, Cabbage, Egg and Celery Plants uuw oil sale WHEELER & CO.. Cor. Sold & Middle St., Bridgeport, Ct nyFANSY PLANTS now J eady, 25o per basket; 12 choice plants in bloom. TX)B poultry and young chicks. I have on !? hand, a few ba?s of schorched wheat. This wheat makes a cheap food lor them, at tne low price we are selling it lor. Buy a stock of Nova Scotia plaster, to scatter in the hen roosts. Very valuable as fertilizer, ana splendid deodorizer. Our stock is running low. First come first served. Price low. Put np in iuu id pags. w.u.johnson TTOR SALE A new milch Jersey cow. Is an J excellent milker, orderly an all right in every way. C. I. 8TILL80N, Hat- wrwwutr.u OLepney. G AME to my place on May ', two yearling le Dt JT. W proving property and paying charges. run, neoaing ttiage, tjr. R SALE -Cow and calf. J. A-JAMES Hawleyville, Ct, WANTED -Cattle or horses to pasture. H. EDWARDS, Stepney, Ct. WANTED A middle aged woman to keep bouse for a tcentleinan and little bov. uooa nome to ngnt party, estate wages. Ad areas, m.u. awt;ua, aanay Hoott.cjt- nORSALE-(lna srood five vanr old brnwn J; mare, true in all harness, good driver and not afraid ot the trolley or steam oars. Sound kind and gentle. Also a limited number of Plymouth Bock eggs for setting, 13 lor 50o. . liUflWBJifi, riewtown PLASTER MILLS! Old Fashioned Nova Scotia platter, tor sale at my mill. Good for corn and tobacco and when mixed with raris green, tor potato bugs. W. C. JOHN aua, Mewtown. -- TJE W HARNESS Of aU kinds from $10.00 up x i aiso smiung poles lor a. a secona-nano top euggy ana wagon pole lor sale cheap More visa next ween. e me a cau. l. a, JOHNSON, Newtown. TSOR SALE A thoroughly high-class family X horse, stands It) 1-J hands high, weighs uou ponnas , seven years old, Bound ana per feotly broken. Safe for lady to drive. Four persons In a surry is no load for him. He is a beautiful brown ana one ol the most stylish horses in the state. Any one in want ot a flrst-olaaa horse cannot afford to overlook this chance. J. A. JAMES. Station Agent tmwjqyviug, sjonn. WANTKD A eapable girl tor housework in a family of three. Apply to Allison P. ANTED- Wagons to paint. W. H. PR1ND LE. Newtown Ixjunu A pointer bird dog. twner can have the same by oalling at E J. HALL'S un a nop, ottnqy Moogf m. ITfANTED- A good competent sir I lor gen TV eral housework. B. PECK, Newtown. d dress MRS J OHM FR9ALK A number ol y ung cows and hellers Iresh in March and April, with or without calves. D. C PECK, ewtowrn. IMJit SALE Pair oi well broken hardy steers : four years old. Money In them to fat or wiU trad lor good butter cows due to calve neitlaU. H. W. WEIGHT, Newtown. BICYCLE AND GOLF SUITS. We are ready lor the riders with all the new ideas that will be most popular in bicycle apparel lor this season. We have paid special 1 1 tention to onr $7.60 and $9 suits, caps and hose to match. For other lines tbe 4.50, as and $8 suits will give you a dressy appearance and good service. THE BOSTOH PATENT BICYC1 E AND GOLF SUIT includes a belt that will not slip nor gather the waist band in folds. The Turnip Bicycle 8ult gives you two suits in one. The long trousers can be made into golf trousers by a clever arrangement. Suits with vests $10 and $15. BUSINESS SUITS One ol the strongest leatures in onr great stock lor spring of '97 is our flue of business men's suits for $10 and $12.60. These are $15 values elsewhere. We had lor years, made the $10 and $12.50 special, a great feature it is greater more astonishing value this year than ever. CHILDREN'S DRESS AND SCHOOL SUITS-Exoellent all-wool dress suite in fancy cheviots, black and blue cheviots, serges and worsteds, $3.60. Children's bicycle and golf suits, $3.50, $4.50, $5. MIDDY 8UITS Junior Suits in all wool fabrics, $2.50. Fancy Cheviots, Blue Cheviots and Serges. A SPECIAL BARGAIN IN LAUNDERED SHIRT WAISTS 59c, white and col ored. MEN'S UNDERWEAR Medium weight and thin balbriggans. Genuine $1 quality in French Balbriggan Shirts and Drawers 63c. JOHN F. KEANE & CO. 349 Main Street, corner John street f We have a stock of Paints that Is larger and more complete than ever be fore, and the quality of the goods ia the very best tnat tne American marsec can Droduce. We keep Devoe's colors in oil and ready mixed and paste paints, At lantic and Jewett'a white lead and lin seed oil that is as pure as it csn be made. No better material can be xouna any where. If vou intend to do any paint ing this spring, let us send to you the material. Our prices are always right. THE HUBBELL.&WADE COMPANY 862 Water St.. Bridgeport, Conn. ARE YOUR BUILDINGS, Stock or Personal property insured? If they are not cu cannot afford to go with out fire protection. If you are near the re newal period would like to talk with yon about Fire insurance. Look up your pol icy dates and come and see me a few days before they expire. FRANK WRIGHT. CASSIDY'S, Leading Grocery Store, 80UTH BB1TAIN, CT. The following are a few of the many bar. gains I now otter : Good Molasses 30c per gal lon; Soda 5c per lb; can Corned Beef 16c per can; Ginger Snaps, 5 lbs for 25c; Soda Crack ers, 5c per lb. If you wish to save money go to HURD'S and buy for CASH. 4 cans fine Condensed Milk, 'oc. 7 cakes Ozone Soap, 25c. Corn Starch, 5c per pkg. Best F. R. Molasses 40c gal. A llrst-elass No. 6 Broom for 15c. Every thing at hard time prices for CASH only. W. N. HUM), LONG HILL, CONN. Coal, Lumber, Grain and Feed, AT SOCK BOTTOM PRICES. Just received a ear load of Land Plaster ; also several car load of Lumbar and Shingles, and will Guarantee Priees as Low as oan be found any where in this vicinity. Call and see me before uying. CHARLES W. AT WOOD, WATERT07N, CONS. arriage and House Painting. Satisfaction guaran teed. All orders will be promptly attended if left with HOWARD BASSETT, SANDY HOOK, CONN. THE LATEST IN Stiff Hats, Soft Hats, Straw Hats, Caps, Children's Clothing, Men's Clothing, Bicycle Suits, $4 98 -upwards- L. E. DAWSON. NORTH WOODBURY, CONN Is Your Butter Poor Stuff ? -TRY- ' ' Sage Butter,' ' It's Right. NOTICE. The Ilierhest Market Price will be paid for Wool, and Sat urdays will be receiving days. D. M. Mitchell, South Britain, Conn. NOTICE Is hereby given to all persons lia hl to nftv taxes in Grav's Plain soboo! district, that I will meet them at the School Rnnae in Said District on Saturday. June S, 1897, from 10 a. m., until 8 p. m., to receive the tax of 7 1-2 mills on the dollar, laid at a meet ing held in said distriot on the 8th day of May, 1897, lor the purpose ol paying the lnlebtd neas ol said district. ROBERT A. CLARK, Collector. TJKR SALE One ox cart; also sweet corn JL seed tor fodder GEORGE W. MITCHELL, South Britain. T7K)R 8ALE One large fine fat cow, three X young cows due in August and Septemb ana six farrow oows, all in fine conditio F. S. FRISBIE, Brookfield Center, Conn.: WANTED Mason work ot all kinds, by tu.i day or contract. CHAKLKS PLUDE, Stepuey Depot, Conn. Bridgeport, Ct SEE THAT CURVE ? That Noiseless Boiler Chain comes only on the KEATING. KEATING, '96, $60 Cash STERLING, $100 MONARCH in colors, f75and$10O CRESCENTS, $35 LADIES' WHEELS in Black, Maroon or Olive, new. A bar gain, at $37.50 EAGLES, '96 model, new, were $75 now $50 1 '97 model, $40, $50, $75 and $100 STEARNS, $100 and $125 TANDEMS, $100 and $150 Cyclometers, Cement, Pumps, Bells, Toe Clips, etc. Wheels to rent of ARTHUR S. HAWLEY, Newtown, Conn- HARRY RIDER, 444 WATER STREET, Pavs special attention to painting and house- cleaning supplies and can supply almost any thing and at prices lower than the lowest, quality considered. When in the city call on mm ana you win nna an up to-uaie une oi goods that doesn't require a fish born or mar ket bell to locate them, they are on the chart on Water St., 444. Keep this number in your mind when you are looking tor reliable goods and you 11 make port and Bave expense every trip. HAR1E3roER THE EIDER & SHEEW00D COMPANY, 444 WATER ST., BRIDGEPORT. CT Telephone Call, 546-2. Dog Owners! 0 Section 3747 of the General Statutes says: Every Town Clerk shall on or before June 1, furnish the selectmen with a list ol the per sons owning or harboring dogs, who have caused the same to be registered. Said Selectmen shall thereupon cause a diligent inquiry to be made tot unregistered dogs, the persons owning or harboring the same to be prosecuted." We propose to foUow ont the Statute as above quoted. AU who have not registered their dogs will please do so at once. WM. HOMER HUBBELL, , HENRY G. CCRTI8, WILLIAM H. GLOVER, Selectmen of the To wn of Newtown. C. A. & A. G. TODD, FIRE IHSUEAHCE, LIFE AHD ACCIDENT IHSUBAHOE, HEAL ESTATE, BESTS. 35 Bank St, New Milford, Conn. HURLIMAl! 2:19 1-2. Son of Wilkesdale, 2 39, by Alcantara. Dam Loretta by Almont, Jr., 2:29 by Al- mont. Second Dam by Black Hawk Rattler, son oi Battler, by Sir Henry. This black beauty will make a short season at the Orenaug Farm Stables, Woodbury. Ct TEEMS : $25. Book early. JOS. ATCHISON. SEES CORN. Jnst received a car load ot nice Southern White Corn for planting and sowing; also nave some Jtvergreen sweet vorn. FLOUR. Have alarsre stock, Plllsbnry's. Washburn's, urosoy'S, Jones, t;nnstian's, xoeai, L.uiy White, Harvest Queen, Sunset and f resident Call and get prices SALT. Hav and Cattle Salt. Ice Cream Salt. Lnmo Salt tor horses ; also the celebrated Yorkshire Table ana Dairy salt, ask lor sample GRASS SEED. Timothv. Clover. Red Too. Hungarian and Millett. Have Plaster la stock: also a lull line of Grain, Feed, Cotton Seed Meal, Coal. HORSES. Just arrived with a carload ol good drivers and vomers. ACK LEY, HATCH & MARSH, NEW MILFORD. QUAKER BOY. Eecord.S.l 1 4 ; Trial, 1-4-Mile, 29 1-4 Seconds Handsome High Bred Stallion, dis position perfect, height 1 6 hands, weight 1200 pounds. Service $10 00. The fastest horse in the world that stands tor $10 00 C. G. PECK, - - NEWTOWN. tbe well kaowa Black Hawk Stallion, will make the season of 1897 at my stables on Chestnut Street. TEEMS, $15.00. Goorgo xx, noyt, BETHEL. COB A A THE I). M. READ COMPANY, BRIDGEPORT, - 00NN. MM"wMswsMsMJ,Ma TWO STAIRWAYS TO THE WASH GOODS. Two directions from which we can re ceive the numerous wash goods buyers ootn ends of the department. Not oniv the largest lot ol washable dress etuffa to choose from but the handiest to get to two very pleasant features. And something like this to make it profitable for you to do your trading here, to do your saviog : Light Cambrics New Challie 5c. yd. oe. " 5c. " 8c. " Sc. " 8c. " 10c. " 10c. " 10c. " 12 l-2c. " 12 l-2c. " 12 l-2c. " 12 1 2c. " 12 l-2c. " 12 l-2e. " 12 l-2c. " Printed Lawns Dress Cambric India Dimity FioeGingham Jacquard Zuphyr Lace Stripe Lawns Century Percale Printed Organdie Scotch Dimity Fancy Pique English Percale PoDgee Plisse Novelty Ginghams Fig. India Linen Special new cumber in Table Damask by the yard. And Napkins to match every pattern. The best thing yet. Cloth by the yard, $1 25; 8 x 10, $3 00 Napkins, 5-8 size, $2 00; 3 4 size, $3 00. Call for the 1896 line of damask. E. H. DILLON & CO., eading Milliners! We are offering, this week, Wonderful Bargains ! Straw shapes, 12c; 25c, 38c, 50c. Flour Sprays, 10c to $3.00. Choice Ribbons from 12c to 75c a yard. Stylish Trimmed Hats, 98c, 1.48, 1.98, 2.4S, 3.48 to 10.00. Small dealers ask double. E. H. DILLON & CO., 360, 362 Main St, Bridgeport, Conn. The Only Millinery Importing House in this City. summer millineeyi We ofler a very choice assortment of seasonable goods. Spi We ofler a very choice assortment of seasonable goods. Special sale of Trimmed Hats; see our W. E. HALLIGAN, 396 I. F. LEWIS, DEALER IN Harness, Blankets, Eobes and Stable Goods. -Farm rroduce taken in Exchange. 284 MAIS ST., BRIDGEPO KT. I RELIGIOUS HERALD, Congregational Weekly of Conn. SI 00 a year to single subscribers ; SOe a rear in clubs of five, with oopy free to person getting op club. Reuben H. Smith. Proprietor, 336 Asylum Street. Hartford, Conn. LOOK! L00K1 W. S- WHEELER St C0 '3 NEW CASH GROCERY STORE. Granulated Sa?ar, 22 pounds lor 1 ; seven bars Ozone Soap for 23c. All goods in propor tion. Hay, Corn, Oats, etc. W. S. WHEELER & CO., Shelton, Conn WAGONS. CARRIAGES. Come and see the Waeons and Buireies we have on hand. Popular prices andf quick sales. Mow is the time to buy. D-G. BEERS 4, CO., Newtown, Conn. DR H. S. NICHOLS, DENTIST. AT IEWT0WI OH SATU&DAIS. -Offiee at P. H. Skidmore'i Residence. FARMERS, ATTENTION. I have the agency for Fairfield County tor tbe De Laval Separators, fct Albans Horse Powers, and Hoseley A Stoddard Creamery Uoods. I shall be glad to correspond v ith any parties wanting these goods, or will call personally if desired. B. . GOODSELL Jiev- town, Conn. j FOR SALE A large dairy farm three and one halt miles from Danbury, well water ed and well tenoed, wstot at house and barn, bunding in best ol repair. ; soil will bear all crops raised in this climate, has been occu pied ty same .man lor tout) years, sooool house near by, to be sold on easy terms with, nut or within stock. Address J. H. KELLEY 2U Maim Street, Danbury Conn. ELBER12U1-Record S.l&l 2; trial 2 12; sired by "Egbert," No. 1136, sire ol 74 in tbe list. Dam sire, Blltzen by Mambrino Biitzen, No. 2063, by Mambrino Chief, N j. 11; id dam by tt.6n.ucKy .iy , ru. im, wu maae (De season oi 18M7 at t'25 at tbe stable ot the subacrioer. ELECTIONEER, 14& sire Electioneer, No. 12&; Daui by Piedmont, No 804; 2nd dam by Reserve, No. SG6, by Hamiltocin, No. 10, will make tbe season ot lt7 at 116 at the farm of the subscriber. H. 0. WAB5EB, lew Hilford, Cons. MIDDLESEX BAN KINO CO. Subscribed ill oapitai, tti0u,00O. Paid In $600,000. issues 6 per cent Debenture Bonds of tlUu,t200, tiSO t&OO, 1,000 and 5,0U0, which are by statute lawim investments iot xrust ran as in tne state. L. D. SANFORD. Afent, il kit bop ITT ANTED To exchange lumroved Bridge T oort property tor farm. BOX 43. Black Bock. Conn. F IOR SALE One new milch eow. Inquire ot vr t jjuaai a i .ah, cotaioru, conn. Ice Cream Freezers, right from the factory. We warrant them to be first class in every particular. All sizes and lowest prices. Brushes, In the housefurnishing de partment. Sorts for cloth, for shoes, for the floor, for every household use. And Feather Dusters big variety. Sterling silver Hair Brushes, $2.95 each. Large sterling Button Hooks and Manicure Files, 25 cents each. Cut sterling Side Combs, 25 cents a pair. Hair ornaments, in new designs, 25 and 50c. Organdies, Swisses, Dotted Swiss and Checked Nainsook your wishes, your castes, your prices ia every way. The White Goods department is fairly teem ing with new goods for summer wear. SPECIAL. Lapped Leno Dimity, in over 50 elegant styles. A new and seasonable fabric at 8 cents a yard much below real value. Wash Goods department. Ladies' Pocket Books, grain seal and full calf lined, well made and in the latest shape, 50 cents each. New novelties in real tortoise shell Hair Ornaments pompadour combs, hairpin?, side comb,twUt combs, bands, etc. Choice sailors. Main St, Bridgeport FJR SALE Three Farms, one 165 acres, one 12A acred, one lOOacrea. All fitted lor the milk business near New MUlord. M.WHILL Sew Miliord. FiB SALE OB BEST The Isaac C. Crotut homestead in Christian Street, New Preston,Conn, consisting ot.a neat and pretty cottage ol eight rooms and two barns, with running spring water at both house and barn. It comprises a hundred acres ol good meadow, plow, pastors and wood land, all well water ed and in good state ot cultivation. This property has ben occupied by Mr Crotut for over iiity years, and is in nne condition tor & small dairy, or ' general larming. Only two miles from the Deautitul JLase Waraznaug. It would make an eiegent rummer . home tor some city lamily, or parties desiring to keep city boarders, it is beautifully located in a fertile valley, surrounded by high hills and toe celebrated Trout Stream, Bee.Brook, runs through the farm. It will be sold tor a little more than the cost ol the buddings alone, and sold on easy terms. Address Key H. Q J CDD, u untington, bun oik Co , . 1 . F)R SALE Plenty ot eggs it bens are ted on Iresh green bone. V. W. Mann's green bone cutter is the best. Machine will be shown at work by C. W. KEELEB, Agent, Hawleyville, Conn. Single Comb White Leg horn eggs, lor sale; Sittings ot 13, 36c, FARM FOR SALE Situated less than two miles from Newtown Village and over looking the same, containing 47 acres ot land, house and other outbuildings, located on high and healthy ground, never-tailing spring ot water, fruit in abundance, elegant scenery. Very suitable tor a summer residence. For further particulars apply at our office in the Arcade, Bridgeport, Conn. TOOMEY A LYNCH. Attorneys at Law, Bridgeport, Conn., March 26, 1&4S. BRING Your Old Gold and Silver to John IL Reld. the Jeweler, 42 Wall SU, Bridge port. He will give yon cash or goods for it. Look around and see what yon bave. MONEY FOR YOU Here is a list ot to stamps found on old photographs and the prices we pay tor each: lo playing cards, red, 25c; 2o playing cards, blue. So; So playing cards, orange, 20c; 2c proprietary orange, X6c; So playingcards, green, ftl. bend thm to us on the photograph, and we will remove Ihem without injury, if you nave any kind not list ed or old postage stamps send them o ua tor prices. W. L. DUNBAR OO, Conn. National Bank Building, Bridgeport. Conn. Edwin E. Smith, Watertown, Ct. Dealer In Apiarian Supplies. Send lor big catalogue. YOU Can enjoy a good ride and save fully 20 per cent by buying your carriages at Plumtrees, or have the old vehicles nicely n&inted, striped and varnished, lor A complete set ot market fixtures eonsunioa: ot cooler, scales aoa casn register, at one-ttait value. MAlHkW, lieUiei. Conn. FR SALE A farm ot Suo acres, with large bouse and barn standing thereon, suit ably divided into pasture, plow and wood land witn spring ana stream, or water that never tail, situated on tbe main road from Stepny to Redding in tbe north part ot Kaston, two miles trom Stepney, four from Stepney Depot, 12 trom Bridgeport. A good tarm for milk or dairy business, LK Wis CD- wahus, Slapney, conn. WA RNINti The annual meeting ot the New. town Village Cemetery Association wl)l be held at the town clerk's omoe In Newtown on Saturday, May 29, lets;, as o'eloca In tbe afternoon, to near we treasurers report, ap point the officers tor the ensuing year, and do such ot her business a may be proper to come before tbe meeting. Per order ol THE. EON E. FLATT. "resident, uaiea at Aewiown, May 21, 1897. WANTED To secure two children to board for the summer months. A rood borne and eare in a delightful and healthtul sot. Address, HOME, Box 141, New Preston. Conn. IXR SALE A gentle horse, good driver and 1 kind in all harness. W. iL KuWt, Haw leyville, Con n. TITANTED A good steady boy about 14 M vears old to work on a smalt larm. Ad 0re C N. C CB.T1SS, 6lepney Depot, Coou.