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LOCAL JOTTINGS. .
( Legrand Fulrcblld and ion have erecu (4 a nice dwelling house, ou the grouuds formerly occupied by two old buildings belonging to Mr. Patrick Bradley. Wo ore very glad to toe new bounce going' up, and hope tbat other will follow Mr. Bradley'! example, and make room for new comera. , Nowtowu muit grow Mid It would grow rapidly If those own ing land would sell .building lota. It tounda nice to hear the aged aing "I would not live alwaya, Iask not to itay," lut the chrrm vanlshea when you hear )ow they stand on town improvementa. We were pleased to see, last week, aen outtlng a heavy second crop of grans )ft of Mr. Dick 'a meadow, on the road o the depot Mr. Dick attrlbutea it to Ita being o rich. The fifteen years be gic. baa kept a hotel he baa never sold but lme lot of manure ; the rest he has put on f ls land. It would certainly pay our armera to enrich their meadows, and tut two crops of bay.,.. Many of .the armeri in Eastern Massachusetts mow elnmeadowa twice a year. . , , Those lightning rod men, who have n victimizing people around here. be heard from most any day. Mr. jamln Curtis suffered them to put up ods upon his barn, for which they told ilm the charge would be twenty dollars. When they presented their bill it called or eighty. This Mr. Curtis refused to pay, and finally compromised with them or something less. A good double-bar-eled gun would be a valuable factor to iave on band when settling with these Read beats. I you cannot Bay no, and tick to it, if nothing else will do, try .he gun. , ' ! Woodbury Items. Our accommodating stage driver, Geo. yler, met with a loss last week. On his kturn trip from Newtown one of his orses faltered, at the "Hemlocks," and, n arriving at the lower end of South- ury street, fell, and died in a few min- tes. George Lathrop happening to be ear, substituted "old Charley," and the lage arrived in town a little behind time. It is quite a misfortune for Mr. Tyler in liese hard times, but his friends, by heir patronage, will see that he loses othing. There is a bright side to our bor, human nature. Stoddard, true to his humane in- jincts, is keeping "Charley" quiet. He lis not unfolded bis "tale" yet, maybe le will not William is in doubt as to ' bat he ought to do. He desires to act isely, and we believe he wilL We have bown him for a long time, and we have pver known him to be intentionally rong. We know he has never given barley" any bad advice. At least, we ink so. No new lamps lighted at present lie moou is "running the machine" this bek- . V? We have known "Kate," ef South Jfitain, a good many years, and always pposed we were frieads, but we think b are now mistaken. We had no idea at, young as she is, sbe would wanton- insult us, and say that she did not nder at our signing ovirself "Name- We think we have been quite lest, We have said from the begin- g that we were unfortunate that our nts were so poor that tbey were un to give us names, and now comes in vale to taunt as witn our misery, it Jtbe "last straw that breaks the camel's Jck." We will immediately take an in 'atory, and see bow it is. J-We wonder if the fellow over in c other day. If he does, we do not e had better think twice before he does kt again. "? -Among our enterprising business i, it our genial friend William Smith, carries on an extended farming busi- is, and is also largely interested in the le trade. This business has great at- ctions for a number of our farmers : bly, Dea. Linsley, Benjamin Rus- Alfred Burch, Wm. Allen, Sheriff sell and others. Some of these, ver, take to the trading in horses. hey all know how to trade to their dvantage. . oping these "few lines" will find tbey leave us, we remain as ever, - Nameless. South Britain, Sept 24, 1877. MfhsBMi - ,b Sib : There is a dearth of news hardly know what to write, and thing to be taken into considera- is it safe to write? One of our respected citizens has got "on his over something in the Bee, and liens to "lick" the person he thinks e correspondent. Now if be licks person be proposes to be will make a take If be will take my advice, be will wait until he Is sure of his man, or until he succeeds In producing that breed of mikh eons which have an ear for ma Ullbert Williams, of Mitchullvllle, Is the boat timber man of tbia county, and he understands bis business. Any one in want of any timber should toe him and get bit prices. Tbey can depend up. on him to the letter, bulb in quality aud price. Fate was minor against Oeorge Ty ler last Saturday. One of bit pastiengori was a blind ludy, and in his usual ac commodating way be went through the cur, to find her a seat At the was seated be noticed the tniln was in full motion. In jumping off he sprained bis ankle. On bit way borne he noticed that one of hit horses waa not feeling well, and when he stopped at the Oak Tree House to de liver tome papers the horse fell down. Tbey at once got it up and commenced doctoring it ; but it was too late it died in about an hour, and was drawn off to a sand-bank and buried. We are all sor ry for George, and would propose to Woodbury to atart a paper and see if tbey cannot help him some In buying a new horse to replace the one lost South bury and South Britain would do some thing. Our woolen manufacturers are unable t" run all the time on account of the scarcity of water. We do hope it will rain, for their orders press them weeks ahead, and It makes the deacon so cross when the factory wheel is standing still and hit orders accumulating every duy. The democratic caucus wus held last Saturday night. G. T. Pierce was nom inated for Town Clerk, Ezra Pierce for first selectman, G. T. Pieice and Ezra Pierce for Justices. David P. Pierce was our Representative in the last Legis lature. So you see that Pierce is a fa vored name here. Elizur Mitchell is quite sick at his home. The republican caucus is called Fri day Sept. 28lh, at the brick schoolhouse in Southbury. Yours, John, TEOM SHILOH'S AuTOTO FIELDS. Gay with golden-rod, purple with as ters, and scarlet with sumac and clam bering woodbines, our fields are kingly in their gorgeous apparel Masses of dainty-leaved vines pour down the trunks of mossy trees in a tangle of glory, which nature, in her haste to adorn, could not linger to unwind slowly, but threw, over tree and bush, and rocky wall, with an easy grace copied in vain by the hands of her'worshippers. The perfected life, and glow, and warmth pervading our whole earth-world as far as our splendor-filled eyes can see, charm the soul with fuller sense of bliss than enchanting poem or inspired ser mon from masterful lips. The penetrating fragrance of lipened grapes, banging in dark clusters, under neatb broad leaves curling gracefully about slender willowy trees, mingled with the perfume of late. clover fields, freshly mown and plied in oval heaps, comes to us with the cool breezes that stir faintly the tall grasses about the un gleaned knolls. Great red and golden apples half conceal, half reveal their tempting forms in the crushed grass un derneath the dense orchard shades. The crickets chirp, insects buzz drowsily, an occasional "highway robber" flirts saucy wings in one's face, lingering bitds sing songs of early Spring and Summer, sweeter still when heard where least ex pected, from some fairy-touched tree whose brilliant foliage turned red, in ea ger haste to be first to tell the beautiful story of the changing of the seasons. After tiie shut-in-ness of our home rooms, however pleasantly decorated, the freshness of the fields comes like a reve lation from the beaven-world. It is like some beautiful,, great change, perhaps akin to the transition we all shall know that is waiting near us all the time. Go, every one, for a day, to the glori ous Autumn fields, and enjoy the "after math" of our perfect Summer. Don't take a book with you to read, any more than you would take one to church with you, and occupy yourself reading, while the minister is preaching you a heart some sermon. Nature must feel the in sult just as any other preacher would. Books can be enjoyed, indoors, but a wide spread Autumnal land scape needs the blue Bky o'erhead, the green earth beneath, pure, unconfined air about, and the mind free from the thought that "Adolpbe" and "Marie" are possibly quarreling with renewed interest, while the truant eyes are wandering from the narrow pages. -''.' From our Shiloh hills what and where can we not see I All that "Joel and 1" gaze upon, from the crest of Mt Nebo, and more -yea, more we look upon. from the green bill-tops crowning "the land of Lot's choice, and the land of choice lots.'' We, too, am look into the eye of the sun nearly ninety-five mil lions of miles from our little, whirling planet but we dare not not because a fond parent cautioned us, in our youth. against looking Into tons yea but be cause this particular tun It a tittle too dazzling to suit our optica. Long bland 't "glittering bek of ill-. ver" we can tee tne lar, wue unit or, Litchfield, Roxbury'i famed Painters' II1I1, and yet, thai dreamy, har.y slope, farther and farther on, towards the west, and off, and still off It really York Slate. We, too, tee picturesque Newtown, bid ing In bor neat of green leaves, at If not too proud of ber beautiful home on the bill aide. To our east, white hllla loom op, Sey mour and Oxford are teen ; and near, our lovely, blue ilousatonio wlndt leis urely through its charming green valley. Southward, Monroe shines out gaily, her church spires glittering In the fair sun light If Mt Nebo can tee us, we can tee Mt Nebo, and to it la given ut to tee "the better part." We ask not the palm from Mt Nebo, nor even the date of Its construction. Wt think God made it a very groat while ago just at He made our own home bills our Shiloh hills I But, alas I we've had It hinted to us that if to, the place has become to utterly for lorn that God has long since forgotten He ever did maki it which blasphemy, though blackening the air we breathe, does not tend to frighten ut from our stronghold, looking, as we do, towards "the Center" for redemption from our sins. Wonderful, and sad, to relate 1 We were once deluded with the belief that we had discovered the North Pole, while taking observations from the majestic heights about us, but great draw-back .to the advancement of geographical inte restsit proved to be only a traveler from the shores of the Arctic ocean. measuring the distance across to Mt. Ne bo, with the longest surveyor's chain ever in use. The illusion lasted but a fleeting moment, and we are still in a sea of doubt whether the North Pole has en tirely from exposure to inclement weath er, or whether it was burned up at the period when geologists declare "our globe was a mass of boiling rock and boiling metal." The pleasantest knowledge that has come to us lately, is, that there is a Mt Nebo to write of, and a "Joel and I" to write of it, for, certainly, the article is most gracefully written, and, to our thinking, the best bit of honey The Bee has gathered. Proceeding from fact to fact we nev er do have new here. Every single bit that starts to come here becomes old be fore it gets across Gray's Plain. Once we did think something was going to oc cur right in our midst an actual good- sized event for vs. We were quite sure a turkey "laid away," and sent our fast est boy to discover the wonderful nest- f ul of fresh, speckled eggs, but, alas I the eggs walked home, featbered out and full grown, before a boy completely out grown as to his clothing and oar remem brance. Aiter tbat, there was "no use trying," and we gave up ever wanting to see, or hear, anything new. Easteblt. I have three parasols, which were !left in the Sliep.ug Depot, at Hawleyville which the owners can have by paying for this notice. H. C. Hawley, Agt. TO THE PTJBUC. craves of their deceased friends will find at the Keane fe Phelan's Marble works, corner Gold and Middle streets Bridge port, a large variety of tombstones and monuments all made of the best material. Prices to suit the times. Be sure and call. M. G. Keane. AVOID THE PRINCE OF TEEEOES. Listen 1 What do you hear 1 A cough f What does it indicate ? Peroaps a tickle in the throat; perhaps bronchitis; it may be a recent cold ; it may be an effort of nature to clear tne bronchia ; it may be the deep hollow cough, boon companion of that terrible monster consumption. In either case the free use of Briggs' Throat and Lung Heales, is described, will Dan ish all kinds of coueb and cure Droncni tis certain, and all the early symptoms of consumption. Briggs' remedies sold by S. . Dunning. . C0BS3, tO. , Lancraaee it almost inadequate to ex press tie torture endured by those un hnnv morula who suffer from these uni versal afflictions; tne iwingmgcorn.ana painful bunion, the torturing nan, &c., and to say that humanity was discour aeed. would we fear be only too true. Yet there are exceptions, and these are those who have used Dr. Briggs' alle viator and curative, the (treat modern discoveries for all diseases ot tne reel, no matter how severe or seemingly incura ble the case mav be. The thousands who have been benefitted by their use, bear witness to their efficiency. A trial is all that is needed to convince the most skep tiotL Sold by S. 8. Dunning. CLIMAX OF CHEMICAL SCIENCE. What unceasing torture arises from in ternal bleeding, external and itching nilfia. ' Tha vain endeavors to obtai en nartial relief has discouraged the millions who suffer, and tbey have borne their agony in silence, thinking there was no hope for or even prospect of a cure wotwitnstanoing me votai mnuro of the many remedies heretofore outran for the cure of piles, and the picture of agony rusting on Hit ruco or those who bail irioa i lie various remeoiet dm in vain, li't them cheer up. DriKg' Pile Remedies are the result of unceasing: study and eiperlmenling, the ne plus ul tra or medical science, am in every res pect safe, acienlitto and reliable for the cure or pilot In every lorm. Bold iy n. 8. Dunulng. JOY FOB AIX AFFLICTED. Nervous lk'aiUche.--Ttrlsrira' Allevan- tor It warruutcd to cure Neuralgia, Ner vous or Sick lluulacbe, trembling and twiuliing of the nerves, and all nervous disease counteract! all poisons ; cures Itch humors, pimples and eruptions, equalize! the circulation, subdues fevers, lncrenset the action of the heart, with out exciting the brain. IMgea' Allevan- lor absolutely possessex more curative properties than any other preparation. $1,000 will lie paid it not found as repre sented. EKMd oy . B. Jiunulng. Notice. Warning it boreby given to the elect on of the town of Newtowu, that an electors' meeting will be held at the Town Hall, on the first Monday of , Oc tober, 1867, at I o'clock a. m., to vote for and elect seventeen Justices of the Peace, te hold office from the- 4th day of July, 1878 until the 1st Monday of March 1881. Also to vole lor or against -two amendments of tl constitution of the Suite. A. 8ANF0RD, DAN'L CAMP, i. il. BLACKMAN. Constables. DAN'L QU1NLIVAN. I Dated, Newtowu, Sept. 20th, 1877. Annual Town Meeting. The inhabitants of the town of New town qualified by law to vote in Town Meetlni;, are hereby warned tbat tne An nual Town Meeting will be held at the Town Hall, in sum town, Monday, Oct. 1st, at 9 o clock a. h., for the purpose of hearing the reports of the Selectmen, Town Treasurer, and Treasurer of Town Deposit una. For choosing the Annual Town Offi cers, for laving all Taxes necessary to defray Town, County, and Suite expen ses for the year ensuing. Also to vote oy ballot wiietner tne se lectman shall make any recommenda tions to Hon. County Commissioners for the granting of licenses. Also to act upon the petition or James Kead v to cnange me district Hue oetween North Centre and Lands End districts so that James Ready may hereafter be in aud belong to Lands uud districts. Also to act upon the fetilion of Mar tin Keating for the lay-out of a highway or making an appropriatiou to improve the way from Jred iieating s bouse to Kailroad near tne house ot Martin ideat ing. WM. N. NORTHROP i ROBERT N. HAWLEY V Selectmen. LAWRENCE MITCHELL ) .Newtown, eept. 3n, ion. !! A. First-Class Sewing ma chine only $'23. The AMERICAN SEWING MA CHINE is warranted to be tbe best and cheapest machine in the country. I have also a DROP-LEAP Sewing Machine, with two drawers, of the same name and pattern, finished in tne nicest style, which I sell for only $37. Call at tbe office of the Newtown Bee. in Sanford & Hawley's store, Main street, and see for yourself the ttreat Bargains to be bad for a little money. Ordert by maU promptly attended to. Address, J. W. SHAW, Ag't Bethel, Conn. DISTRICT OF NEWTOWN ss. Probate Court. September 24, 1OT. Estate of Maria Fairman, late of Newtown. In said District, deceasea. The Administrator represents uie Jttstate insol vent, and prays the appointment of Commission ers thereon. ORDERED Tbat Conuatsstaaers-ta reoeive and examine the claims of the creditors of said fistate be aDDointed at the Probate Office in Kewtoavn on the 2d day of QotobeV, IS77, at M o'clock forenoon of wnicn au persons in interest wui tase nonce. and appear. If thev see cause, and be heard there on, ukmajuk UKinrisn, Acting Juuge. TVBTRICT OF NEWTOWN bs. Probate Court. " Sept. 35th, 1877. Estate of Daniel Davis, late of Newtowu, in said District an assigning insolvent debtor. The Trustee represents the Estate insolvent, aad oravs the aDDointment of Commissioners tfeeneen. AD nrDC T Tltfa ntrnMiaainnatK n pai 9fkrl axanrin. the claims of th; icreditor, oiEbt ist day of October, 1877, at io 0 ciock torenoo. 01 which all persons in interest will take notice, and ap pear, if they see cause, and be heard tnereon. Tor Sale. A Rood, Dotible-fleated Wagon can be bought very cheap. Apply immediately at my store on wen street, corner ox nam. CHARLES BINNISLAND. Kewtown, Sept. 18th, STEERAGE PASSACE Prepaid or Outward, con be obtained at the Office of theNewtovm savings flans, aaiouuwB : ftimnn Whitr Star or Anchor Una. $58.00 Wiltiamt of Onion and National, 3M0 able in any part of Ireland, Scotland and England without aiacouni. - B. T. NICHOLS, Agent. , Newtown Insurance Agency. IteDresentine only Bound reliable com ORIOUS MS panies. Insures Horses and Cattie, Sheep and Swine, against fire in Buildings or years, on tery reatmabU terms. Other SANFORD & HAWLEY, kinds of Insurance effected promptly. The best is the cheapest. Quality the CORNER MAIN AND WEST ST'H, paramount onuleraiwn. h t TarnHf)T.s. Amt Peaches. A few more Morris White's lefL-nrioe from One to Two Dollars per basket. WM. PLATT. 00 TO 412 Main Street, JlIlllxIKPOBT, OON., Wkan jrou will Sol tha beat took of BOOTS, 8II0KS and RUBBERS la the Cltjt at Mm mjr Low. at fnon. Bunt sad Buoaa repaired at abort avtlot. P. J. DEVITT. T ADIE8 BEADY. KADB ODER WEAK SJ uiauv uf btmtimllty Munllll. and 111 tlia Iwat manner: INFANTS' COMi'LETK OUTFITS, tallica. Hllrta. HI I IK and Cloaka. and Laiiu,' ami CMdrtn'i fumking 6Wt can alwajra ba found IB USKAT YAEIKTT, at C0BSKT HTOHK, 339 Main SU (nuxt City Bakarj) BRIDGEPORT, CONN. Jjl C. BETT8, PHOTOGRAPHER, No. 356tMajn Street, Opposite John St. BRIDOKPOUT, OoNN. Ewrytlilni in tha Ph.liu.nu.bk. wt. line executed ir the Beat Aitlauo IX upon the moat rouaonable teruia. Crayon Work a pecialljr. Cuiae and teeuie at Byncw Uallarv. Three-quarters ef a mile west of Two HARNESS OF EVJEItY DESCEimoN MADE TO ORDER. ucpalrxng neatly tbmt and mlh rftanfcV Stcotut- nana uarnegt nought and ttd. W. W. BETTS, Ageat. 4th Houaa North of tne FalrOroundi. WEST WOODBURY, CONN. UNION GRANITE WORKS. Wm. JI. Ivers & Co., Tos. .96 to 108 FaicGeld Avenue, One Door from Msis St.), BRIDGEPORT, CONN. Every variety of Granite or Marble for Mono nentfl or Headutonos, Orders for Lettering in cemeteries will reodve prompt and careful attention. CHARLES RlnSNSLAND. BARBER SHOP, AND.LAPIPS HAIR DRESSING EMPORIUM. Comer of Main and Wel, SCt, Newtotc.n-. Shaving, Shampooing tip! Hvr. Dressing dona in the moat artistic style. The ladies are requested ,$o examine specimen ot work, such m. Switches, Braids, Curls, Puffs, eta. . Ladies cea bare tbelx opttbiugs mae.up- . BEASCH BABPEBSHOP In Bandy Hook, opened every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon. Shop next to the Post Office. II. L. WHEELER. Stoves, Tin, and Copper Ware Jobbing dose at$wr notice. Store in Newtown, in the rear of Hen ry Sanford's store. D..CAMP, Agent. At aiv store in Sandy Book may be found a full stock of Tin Ware, and Btoves ef the lateat im proved patterns, consisting of. Parlor.and Citchen Stoves. I have aJso in my Furniture Department a splendid selection of Bedroom Suites, very cheap, from 30 to $50. Also Lounges, Chil dren's Carriages, etc. Goods delivered free of charge. Give mt a eat!. . B. I. WHEELER. Dry Goods, Groceries,, Full line of goods in evey depatment at LOW- MT M4RKET PRICES. Extra inducements made to those buy ing C. 0. D. $11.00 per bbl. for Best Quality.ST. L0 Via PATENT PROCESS FLOU8. warranted. We are also asrents for the Minnemi xw. latin Patent fraeeti Flour lor tbia town. wmca w. guarantee w ue me cost ana uneapeat Flour in market. Try a sample and von will ll- waya buy i PAPER PAILS 45c. Former price $1. Just Opened, a Cheat of NEW CROP JAfAJH XHA (Best in Town) only 35c. per lb., or 3 lbs. for $1.00. Poots, Shoes, and Clothing, at greatly reduced prices. CALL AND SEE US. t - NEWTOWN.