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OL. LIT August 10, 1886 Journal wto Courier NEW 1IAVEHT, CONN. Subscription Kates. . Oira Tkak, $8.00; Six Mouths, $3.00; Thrkje Months, $1.50; Onk Month, 50 cents: Onk Week, 15 cents; Single Copies, 3 cents. Tuoadaf, August 10, 18S6. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS TO-DAY. Antique Pottery At Northrop's. Bar Handles -Bicycle Supply Company. California ClaretE. E Hall & Bon. Croquet Sets B. P. Buck St Co. For Adoption Male Infant 54 Olive Street. For Sale Business Hooker A Warren. For Sale Horse A. L. Babcock. Great Sale of Blankets F. M. Brown & Oo. Hotel Devonshire S. L. Hasey. Lewis1 Bed Jacket Bitters At Druggists'. Notice Dorman & Perkins. Pearl's White Glycerine At Drureists'. Probate Notice Estate of Dexter R. Wright. Second-Hand Bicycles 3:2 Froat Street. Ten Dollar Suits V. iS. Longley & Co. Wasted Board 2S7 George Street. Wanted Girls Sea View House. Wanted Situation SOJ Wallace Street. WEATHER RECORD. INDICATIONS FOB TO-DAY. War Department. nmni of thi Chief Siowai. Service. Washington, D. C, Aug. 10, 1886, 1 a. ra, For twenty-four hours commencing 7 a. m Tuesday, August 10,for New England: fair weather, southerly winds, no decided change in tempera- ture. For Connecticut, fair weather, followed by local rains, southerly wiads becoming easterly, nearly stationary temperature. LOCAL NEWS. Brief IHenlloB. Coin purses (the latest) at Dorman's. The night blooming cereus now begins to blossom. The Newtown firemen were about $160 behind on their Coney Island trip. St. Patrick's society of Southington will soon give an excursion to Savin Eock. To-morrow or next day the peach trains from New York to Boston will begin to run. Otto H. Bowman, who served in the 13th C. V., died at the Bridgeport hospital Sunday. Governor Harrison has promised to attend the Turnfest at Waterbury next Monday, if in the State. Mr. L. D. Warner of Naugatuck, who has been very ill, is improving and his recovery is looked for. Mrs. C. A. Wooster, of Seymour, is ill at her summer cottage at Merwin's Point and nnable to come home. Hon. Samuel Fessenden, with wife and daughter, of Stamford, arrived at the Grand Hotel, Summit Mountain, Catskill, Saturday. Mr. Laporte Hubbell of Bristol, one of the directors of the Yale National bank, this city, has returned from an extended trip to Colorado and the West in general. William M. Oakley, son of Julius Oakley of Forestville, died at Nantasket whither he went a week ago. He was taken there with another hemorrhage. The interment will be in Forestville. Henry Flather, formerly of Bridgeporb where he had a large circle of friends, died In Buffalo Sunday of typhoid fever. The funeral will take place probably from the Washington M. E. Park church, Bridgeport. The Mystic Peace association declare that no rum or tobacco will be sold on the grounds at the Connecticut Peace society's 19th annual, to be held in Burroughs' Grove, on the bank of the Mystic river, August 18th, 19th and 20th. Embarrassed. The Quinnipiae Fertilizer company is embarrassed and William T. Bradley, of Boston, has been appointed assignee. He is a creditor to the extent of $30,000. Three banks of New London, the Bank of Commerce, the National Union bank and City National bank, each lose $20,000. The liabilities are $211,000. Cfaauncey Du nliam's Descendants. The descendants of Chauncey Dunham, including the family of the Hon. George Dnn-ham of Unionville, the Bev. Samuel Dunham of Binghamton, N. Y., Giles Dunham of Southington, Mrs. Sarah Dunham and F. B. Barnes of Plainville and others, will hold a picnic to-morrow on the grounds of Amzi Clark in Terryville. Police Notes. Edward Eigley hitched his team last evening at the corner of St. John and Hamilton streets while making a call and upon his return the team was gone. It was probably stolen. The police were notified. Thomas Burke was arrested last night by Officer Simon Streitfor begging at the corner f Grand and State streets. He was also charged with being drunk. On for a Good Time. To-day from this city a happy party of Waterbury men, including Robert Hall of Litchfield, will start on a ten or twelve days' cruise in the yacht Peerless. They have their own cooking utensils and cook, and are going to live like kings on the trip. They will go first to Saybrook, thence through Plum Gut to the Peconio bays and to Sag Harbor and Montague Point. The Water bury men are Alexander Lamont, G. H. Goodwin, Benjamin Abbott, Fred. Berry and Fred. Grannies. MerldeiB'a Law and Order Meeting. The law and order temperance meeting in Meriden at the City Hall Sunday afternoon was slimly attended. James Beadle offered prayer and W. E. Benham opened the meeting. Mr. Benham deprecated the presence of a spirit of riot and disorder which would persecute two men for bringing law-breakers to justice. Mr. Benham was the mildest speaker of the day. Those-who followed him breathed far more warlike sentiments. Edson Sand ford took the people of Meriden to task for not crowding the meeting and champion' ed the informer system. Resolutions were passed and several speeches followed. Around The World A Splendid Cruise On Saturday the schooner-yacht Brunhilde; having on board many young gentlemen well known in this city, arrived at San Francisco on her tour around the world. The captain and owner is J. J. Phelps, of the New York, Yale and New Haven Yacht clnbs, and with him are the following guests, all of whom are Yale men: C. Halsey, A. E. Symington, Kier Mitchell, H. H. Strong and T. R. Hil lard. The party left New London on June 29, 1885. The yacht will next visit the Hawaiian Islands. Of the party that left New London with Captain Phelps C. Halsey left at Boulonge, A. E. Symington at Hong Kong, Kier Mitchell at Yokohama. H. H. Strong will go overland from San Francisco, but T. R. Hillard will stick by the ship to the end of the cruise. KILLED AT BELLE DOCK. Ron Over By a Freight Train His Head Sewered From His Body. A fatal accident occurred at the Consoli dated railroad's grade crossing at Belle dock yesterday afternoon. Shortly before 3 o'clock a switch engine with five coal cars was backing down the dock when a man came walking up from the dock directly in the way of the cars, which were approaching him rapidly. Before the train could be stopped the man was struck, knocked down and the cars passed over him, completely severing his head from his body. The clothing worn by the man was an ordinary black suit and brown hat. In the pockets were sixty cents In money and nothing to ind'cate the identity of the man. There was a New York Herald addressed to A. Foshea, foreman of varnish gang, repair shops. Nobody of that name is known here. The remains were viewed by Dr. Eliot. Medical Examiner Dr. While was within a few steps of his office, in another room, and did not hear a telephone call to view the body. Coroner Mix was away in Wallingford. No blame is attached to the gatekeeper or the engineer of the switch engine, which was No. 100, for the accident. For A Beautiful Finish Use Ivory ftmrtB, VALLINGFORD MYSTERY. No Identification as Yet of the Body Found In a Shoe Box The Excitement Not the Body of the Durham Pensioner Younc Turrill' Story The Antopsy Does the Shoe Box Fnrnlik a Cine What Dr. ItlaGau-g-hey Says The Remains Burled Yesterday The Deceased About Twenty-Five Years or. Ace The Stomaeh to be Analyzed by Dr. White. Walunoford, Ang. 9. The body of the man which was found in a shoe box Sunday noon by Edward Turrill in a swamp in West Walling ford near the Cheshire line has not yet been identified. - Coroner Mix, of New Haven, oame up on an early train this morn ing. He immediately ordered the box with its ghastly remains to be brought to Consta ble Rod Austin's barn, which is situated back of Wallace's block in Wallingford center, and at once began his investigations. He looked to the box for his principal clue. The coroner had as his aides G. F. Smith and Undertaker Griswold's assistant. The trio with closed doors examined the box and its contents for a possible clue to one of the most horrible butcheries that has ever taken place in this State. The contents of the box so far as could be ascertained from Coroner Mix consisted of a lot of straw saturated with blood and the tarred paper with which it was lined. The outside of the box had evidently contained an address, but this had been carefully cut out and obliterated by a knife or chisel. The mark on the outside of the box was of some large wholesale shoe manufac tory. It consisted of. a capital letter "C" enclosed in a diamond. The mark was painted in stencil with black paint. The marK was supposed to be trie trade-marc or. (Jlapp, Davis 6t Co., of Boston. The box measured - 30x17x2. Coroner Mix had the box washed off for the purpose ot ascertaining it any tanner mattes existed. None could be fonnd. Dr. James McGaughey, assisted bv Dr. Davis, commenced an autopsy on the re mains this afternoon. A private conference was neia at JJr. McUaughey's house, in wmcn uonstaDie Austin, t-oroner . Mix, Dr. McGaughey and Dr. Davis took part, just be fore the autopsy took place. At 2 o'clock the autopsy commenced. The remains eon sisted of the trunk of a man twenty-eight inches long, twelve inches across the stomach and eleven inches over the hips. In life he must have been of fair size, weighing from 144 to loo pounds. The lees had been dis jointed and cut from the body, the socket being plainly visible and the wound having a sinootn appearance. It oould easily be seen where the knife had been driven into the body to find the location of the socket. The arms were similarly cut close np with a smooth round edge, not jagged as it would have been had any other instrument besides a knife been used. The head had been sev ered from the body just below the fifth ver tebra or the spine, and the spine laid bare. The throat had been cut completely around with a very sharp knife. The windpipe, arteries and veins, which are hard to cut, were squarely done. Cutting nnder the skin snowed it to be clean and white and very little decomposed. The hair on the body had not come out. The doctors finished the autopsy at 4 o'clock. Dr. McGaughey was interviewed by a Courier reporter immediately afterwards. He said: "It is a very mysterious case. The autopsy finds that the body was that ot a younger man than was at first supposed. We think that he couldn't be more than twenty-five years or age. He was in an almost perfect condition of health when he met his death. The trunk of the body was finely formed and he must have had a fine physique. There were no external signs or marks on the back or front of the trunk, The cutting was evidently done in a bun- gling manner. We think that life had been extinct from the body for between five and ten days. The stomach we cut out and it will be analyzed by Dr. M. C. White, of New Haven, to-morrow. The body was in a partial state of decomposition. All the internal organs were found to have been in a healthy condition. The butopBy so far," continued Dr. McG aughey, ' 'has furnished no clue as to the identity of the remains. I am pretty snre that the remains are those of a murdered man." Some people have said that medical students might have dissected a body and disposed of the remains as found, but Dr. McGaughey says that, a more improbable, thing oould not occur as medical students da not do things in the manner that the body show. Coroner Mix got G. F. Smith, the shoe dealer in Wallace's block, to view the box for the purpose of ascertaining where the box came from, or from whut firm. Mr. Smith told the Courier reporter that the box had contained a dozen men's half double soled Congress gaiters of the sort that come with yellow thread sewed in the sides of the soles. He thought that the original contents had been a cheap grade of shoes, probably selling from $1.75 to $2 per pair. He was nnable to tell from what house the box had beeu shipped. He said he was pretty sure that the box had come from some Cheshire shoe firm. Other shoe dealers in Wallingford were interviewed by a Courier reporter for the purpose of ascertaining any information about the mysterious box. They did not recognize the marks, but they say it is barely possible that they had sold such a box as they dispose of one or more pretty much every day. A scouting party left Wallingford this afternoon to scour the woods in hope of finding the missing parts, but it is not likely that their efforts will meet with much success. Many supposed that the body found was that of Albert J. Cooley of Durham, who has been missing since a week ago last Thursday. He was a man of dissipated habits. He drew $1,500 pension money from a New Haven bank on the day of his disappearance. The theory was that on his return from New Haven he stopped at a bawdy honse, and that he was murdered for his money. The doctors say that the body found could not have been that of Cooley, as Cooley was known to have been badly diseased and a much older man. Cooley was well known hereabouts, and last worked for Charles H. Young in Yuleaville. Edward Turrill told the following story to a Courier reporter to-day regarding the finding of the body: "I was after berries Sunday, late in the forenoon, and was accompanied by a dog. When I reached a point in the lot about three-fourths of a mile from the house of Phillip Sampson, colored, my dog scented something and darted into a clump of bnshes. I followed him and found him gnawing on a shoe box. There was a lid on the box, nailed on. I was surprised at the find and endeavored to turn it over. It proved heavy. A sickening stench arose from the box and I immediately supposed that all was not right. I rushed home, a mile distant, and told my father, Joseph Turrill, Giles Sampson and S. S. Watson, who live near by. We went to the spot and I found that my suppositions had been correct. We discovered the horrible and ghastly remains. We forced the lid of the box off and dumped the remains out, thinking it tnignt oeseme dead animal cut np." The spot where the body was found was about one hundred yards from a deserted old cart track two miles long that runs crosswise from the two mains leading from Wallingford to Cheshire. On the extreme north side resides Philip Sampson, a well-to-do colored man, and his family. There is no other house until that of David Gaylord is reached. located upon a hill some distance nearer than Walnngiord. t he road is seldom used and is covered by a dense growth of trees that at times in summer makes the place damp and miasmatic. The land adjacent to the road has a thick covering of whortleberry bashes, from whichat this time great quantities of berries are collected. The authorities think this afternoon that the intention of those who carried the box to the Parker farm was to bury it, and that they aban doned the design through fear of detection or because they did not find a suit able spot. It has been discovered that the box was first left across the roadway from the place where it was found and afterward brought to where found. Detective McjNa- mara, of Meriden, came down on the train this noon and is at work on the case. Chief Ford, of Meriden, was here to-day also. All Wallingford is greatly excited over the murder. On every street corner and shop the all-absorbing topic of conversation is the murder and the autopsy. Coroner Mix said to-day to a Courier reporter: ' This is the most mysterious case I have had since I was appointed coroner. With one exception I have fonnd out exactly what caused death, but this case puzzles me more than any yet. I can't say whether or no I have obtained any clues." This afternoon at five o'clock the remains of the murdered man were buried in the cemetery. Undertaker Griawold had charge of the interment. The remains were buried in the southeast corner of the cemetery, in a hole about 5x3 feet and rather shallow. The plot where the body was interred was in the paupers' square. Manv think to-nieht that Coroner Mix has found a clue in the shoe box, which he will make use of in due time. A mining man. Frederick C. Gardiner of Middletown, son of Alderman Gardiner of that city, has been missing from his home for nearly a week. The New York police were requested Sunday night to look for him. He is about twenty- seven years of age, and resided on College street. He was married about five years ago. He was engaged in the wholesale fruit busi ness, BOABD OF COVNCILKIER. Petitions Read and Referred Reports OF Committee Adopted Appointment of a Commltteo on the Derby Railroad Inwestlgatlon The Free Public Library Once more Other Matters. A regular meeting of the Board of Council- men was held last, evening, President Kleiner in the chair. Petitions were read and referred as follows: Of William H. Hoyt for building line on East Pearl street, of Richard Bradley for permission to connect with Canal street sewer, of Louisa V. Arwells for a sewer in Prindle street, of Sherwood O. Preston for appointment as special constable, of Miles P. Hart to be appointed special constable (elected), of F. A. Thompson for sidewalk on Pine street between Bright street and Shore Line railroad, of Nathan Cohn for ordinance concerning itinerant merchants, of James Fitzpatrick for a sewer en Gilbert street be tween Howard avenue and Cedar street, ot M. E. Brown for sewer in Olive street between State street and railroad bridge, of Mrs. John McLoughlin for abatement of taxes. Remonstrances were presented as follows and referred: Of Jeremiah Sullivan against the widening of sidewalk on Hedge street, of John M. Downinjr against a sewer on trnoeri street, of J. E. Somers against a cab stand on Center street. The petition of the former members of the Court of Common Council asking for an investigation of the charges made by J. ts. Sargent against members of the Board of Aldermen in the Derbv railroad matter was read. Councilmen Chillingworth and Palmer were on their feet at about the same time, but the chair recognized Councilman Chillingworth first. Councilman Chillingworth moved that in the appointment of the committee of investigation on the part of this Board the president of the Council be named as one of the committee. Mr. Chillingworth said he thought it important that the president of the Council with his knowledge of the law should be a member of this committee. Councilman Palmer moved to amend that the committee be nominated and elected by ballot. This motion started a discussion on the subject as regarding the propriety of such action, some of the members taking the ground that it would be disrespectful to the president to elet the committee by ballot. The president stated that he had no choice iu the matter, and if the Council desired to elect the committee, he should not object. A yea and nay vote was then called for on Councilman Palmer's amendment, and the amendment was adopted by a vote of 14 to 13. On motion of Councilman Palmer, the Board voted to concur with the Board of Aldermen in the appointment of a committee of investigation. Nominations for the committee being in order, the following were placed in nomination : Cottncilmen Kleiner, Palmer, Hiller, Beers, Stevens, Sullivan, Burritt, Schorer. On motion of Councilman Chillingworth, the clerk was directed to cast the vote of the Board for the election of President Kleiner as the first member of the committee. President Kleiner was declared elected. The balloting then proceeded, Councilmen Cameron and Winchell being appointed tellers. The first ballot resulted as follows: Whole number of votes 27; Beers 5, Burritt 4, Hil-let 3, Sullivan 2, Palmer 12, Kleiner 1. There being no choice another ballot was ordered and resulted as follows: Whole number of votes 28. The chair declared that there were only twenty-seven Councilmen present, and as there were twenty-eight votes cast this ballot would have to go for naught. He therefore ordered the balloting to proceed. It was discovered before the next ballot was concluded that there were twenty-eight Councilmen present, and the previous ballot was declared as follows: Beers 4, Burritt 4, Hiller 3, Sullivan 2, Palmer 13, Winchell 1, blank 1. On motion, the clerk was directed to cast the ballot for Councilman Palmer as the second member of the committee, he receiving the highest number of votes. It was then voted that the Councilmen receiving the highest number of votes on the remaining ballots shonld be declared elected. Another ballot was ordered, and resulted as follows : Whole number of votes, 28 ; Beers 3, Burritt 4, Hiller 8v Sullivan 5, Stev-.ens 4, Schorer 3, Chillingworth 1. Councilman Hiller was declared elected the third member -of the committee. The last ballot resulted as follows : Beers 3, Burritt 2, Sullivan 9, Stevens 6, Schorer 6, Asher 1, blank 1. Councilman Sullivan was declared elected th efourth member of the committee. Additional petitions were read and referred as follows : of Mrs. John Kenney, for abatement of taxes ; of J. Kinney & Son, for additional oab stands ; of Norris B. Mix, for the hardening of Dixwell avenue ; of C. B. Adams, for the straightening of Bright street. Resolution de transfer of $1,500 from bath house in Fair Haven to electric lights was referred to the Board of Finance. Report of the Committee on Sewers in favor of a sewer in Grand avenue between Blatchley avenue and Poplar street was adopted. An adverse report from the same committee de petitions for a sewer in Clinton avenue was also adopted. Resolution providing for the payment of policemen and firemen every two weeks was referred to the Board of Finance. Report of the conference committee de claim of Michael McNeirney was adopted. Adverse report of the Committee on Claims de claim of Lucy A. Sarvant was adopted. Favorable reports of the Street committee were adopted as follows: Sidewalk west side of Greenwood street, between George and Oak streets; relay of walk west side of Dwight street, from Whalley avenue to 129 Dwight street; sidewalk on east side of Ellsworth avenue.from Stanley to Chapel streets; relay of walk on north side of Congress avenue, from Oak to Rose streets; relay of walk on south side of George street, between Meadow street and No. 90 George street: widening of sidewalk and layont on Hedge street; relay of walk on west side of Temple street, between Chapel and Crown streets; relay on the north side of Chapel street from railroad track to East Chapel street bridge; relay of walk on Fair street between Union and Olive streets; trap rock pavement between tracks of New Haven and West Haven horse railroad on Sylvan avenue; relay of walk on Clinton avenue, from Lombard street to Middletown avenue; cobbled gutters on Orchard, County, Hudson and York streets; relay of walk on west side of Lafayette street, between Prince and Washington street; relay of walk on west side of Dwight street, from Chapel to No. 84 Dwight streets; relay of walk on west side of Orange street, in rear of City Hall. Report of the Board of Public Works de walk on Chapel street, north side, from Church to Temple streets, was referred to the Board of Finance. Report of the Board of Public Works de crossing of railroad tracks at Chapel street, between East street and Mill river and the proposed bridge as ordered by the railroad commissioners, was referred to the Board of Finance. Report of the Board of Publio Works de incomplete orders was ordered on file. Report of the sealer of weights and measures for the two months ending July 31, 1886, was ordered on file. Resolution appointing Curtis F. Evarts a member of the board of supervisors of steam boilers was read and appointment made, the clerk casting the ballot. Resolution appointing Sylvanus Butler, Michael Fitzpatrick and A. H. Kellam as members of the Board of Compensation was read and appointments made, the clerk casting the ballot. Report of the Board of Public Works of expenses for July, loco, was read and ordered on file. Report of the Board of Finance recom mending an appropriation of $500 for the electric public signals was adopted. Report of the clerk of the City court for the month of J une, lobe, was read and ordered on file. Report of the committee on the status of the free public library was read, accepted and the committee continued. Adjourned. HYJIENKAL. A Happy Wedding" Yeara at a Discount. A correspondent writes: One of those peculiar events of the age took place on the 28th of last month at Orange county, N. Y., it being the marriage of Miss Mattie Stone, aged eighteen years and a daughter of John Stone of Middlebury, to John Hadden, aged sixty-five, formerly of western New York, who for the past two years has resided in Sonthbury. Mr. Hadden had boarded at the house of the girl's parents, and the aged gentleman had won the affection of the young lady so that by obtaining the consent of the young lady's parents the happy couple went to New York State and were married. This makes the third time that Mr. Hadden has had the knot tied. Waterbury American. The Industrial School's New Superin tendent, Mr, W. G. Fairbank, of Vermont, has been tendered and has accepted the snperintend- ency of the Industrial School for Girls in Middletown. He is forty-six years old and has been superintendent of the Vermont Reform school. THE YACHT CLUB CRUISE. The New Haven Fleet Start on Their Annnal Crnlae Their Arrival at New London The Wild Pigeon First Off for Stony Creek August 9 Newport To-Day. a The New Haven Yacht club fleet started on their annnal cruise at 7 o'clock yesterday morning. When the starting gun was fired the fleet got away in good shape and they presented a pretty picture. The yachts once outside started for New London, and the race from port to port commenced. . There was very little . breeze stirring. The Marguerite, Viking, Endeavor, Ceres and Wild Pigeon were all in the fleet and the Nirvana will fall into line at New London, as will also the Wild Dnck, the Genevieve and others. To-day the fleet will leave New London for Newport. The yachts arrived at New London in the following order: Wild Pigeon 1:43, Flora 2:36, Marguerite 2:51, Viking 2:56, Venture 3:07, Endeavor ' . The breeze was just enough variable to oblige the frequent handling of the light sails. Off Madison the Endeavor, which was well in the lead, carried away her topmast. The fleet anchored at New London for the night. PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS. Father maloney Talks Abont the Pub-lie Schools He Advocates Catholic Parents- Sending Their Children to the Parochial Schools. The Rev. Father Maloney, pastor of St John's Catholic church, preached a discourse Sunday which many people are finding fault with. His sermon took the form of an ora torical assault on the public schools. He said that he was about to attend the Hartford synod Tnesday, as all the priests are going, and if they all feel the same way that he does on the subject, there will not be anyone in St. John's parish who will get absolution if they send their children to the public schools. Personal. Miss Carrie Pollard of County street, this city, is lying quite low with brain disease. She was taken ill abont a week ago. Tax Collector Tuttle, who is sick at the Elliott Honse, was a little better last evening. It is thought he will be out in a day or two. J. G. Smith & Son, the Oyster Point oys ter dealers, are erecting a $5,000 oyster house on South Water street, the finest in the state. Mrs. Dr. Hunger has so far improved in health as to be able to be removed from Ha verhill, Mass., their seaside seat at Scituate. Rev. Dr. Munger and his family will remain at herniate through August. Rev. H. D. Northrop, of Philadelphia, will preach at the Fourth church, Hartford, during the month of August, Sunday morning and evening. Mr. Northrop was formerly a New Haveu pastor and is still attached to Connecticut, having a summer residence in beymonr. THE CADIP MEETING At Plainville A Laree Number of Families Present Over Seventy Tents and f ottaares Occupied More New Cottages Slnee Last Season. Plainville, Aug. 9. In spite of the .threatening weather of Saturday morning and severe rain later in the day a large num ber of families were comfortably located up on the Plainville camp ground Saturday night. About seventy tents and cottages are occupied, and more than two hundred people remained on the grounds over Sunday. Rev. Joseph Vinton, the pastor of the Methodist church of Plainville, with his con gregation, adjourned their Sunday services to the camp ground. Among New Haven people noticed in the tented grove were Mr. and Mrs. David Hull, Mr. George Barnes, Mr. William F. Dann and family, Mrs. E. C. Hill and son, Mr; F. Gladwin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Alanson Gregory and quite a number of others from the -city. The grounds have been much improved, There is an abundant snpply of pure spring water and many a grassy slope where there was formerly underbrush and weeds. The preacher's stand is covered by a new canvas pavilion reaching forward to the first row of seats, about dUX40 feet. Quite a nnmber of new cottages have been erected during the last year some of them very hue one on Hartford avenue with a pi azza in front and a stained glass window over the front. The rain has settled the dust and the grounds are in fine condition. Entertainments. WILSON A RANKIN'S MINSTRELS. This evening at the New Haven Opera Honse Wilson & Rankin's minstrels will appear in a most enjoyable entertainment. With them are the Poluski brothers and the Pavanelas, five in number, who are decidedly the funniest team ever seen in this country, Besides George Wilson and Carl Rankin, who are a host in themselves, Charles Goodyear and Barney Fagan make their first appearance in this country. With a host of other celebrities the entertainment cannot fail to be one that will delight the many lovers of comedy and minstrelsy who will crowd the opera house this evening. The company has a first-class reputation and have been greeted with great enthusiasm wherever they nave appeared. The Bridgeport News of yesterday says: "Notwithstanding the inclement weather Saturday night Wilson & Rankin's minstrels at Hawes' Opera House had a fair sized an dience and gave an excellent entertainment, some of tha specialties presented being nn commonly good." Try A Package Of Ivory Starch And Be Convlnced'Of Its Merits. Great Sale of Blankets. Our sale of all wool blankets opened this morning created a great excitement and the sales were large ; many prndent buyers taking advantage of the opportunity to save tnemselves HO per cent, on uctoDer prices. The lots are limited and at present, present sale prices cannot last long. F. M. Brown & Co. Dropped and cow-horn handle bars for bi cycles. Bicycle Supply Co., 33 Front st. For Ihc Backache, which one eminent authority has termed "headache in the back," so common to those suffering from nervous prostration, hysteria or fa tigue caused by too long standing, there is no external remedy that affords such prompt reuet as tne compound yuimne blasters. Special Inducements Are offered to all purchasers of Teas and Coffees every day this week. Call and see them. "Best goods at lowest prices." Centennial American Tea Co., 363 State street. Second-hand bicycles of all makes and at all prices. Bicycle Supply Co., 32 Front street. First Class Dinners Reasonable price. City Hall Dining Rooms Church street cor. Court. Ayer's Sarsaparilla never before equaled i ia prwwub uuuj levuiu ui iiiHrvexuuB cares. Curb fob Cr&up. Use Dr. Thomas1 Eclectric Oil according to directions. It is the best remedy for all sudden attacks or corns, pain ana injuries. au9 d&wlwk First Class Dinners Reasonable price. City Hall Dining Rooms Cnurcn cor. Uonrt. jylo tf WILL YOU COME TO OUR STORE and see the beautiful articles we give away with H lb of Tea and 1 lb t Coffee. You will be surprised and wonder how we do it. Our New Teas are all in, and we want people who are dealing with other stores to try them, and see how much better we do by you. AMERICAN TEA CO., 405 State Street, near Court. Importers of fine Teas. JOHN W. 6ILS0N, Manager. DO YOU WANT TO BUY THE FINEST Spring Xiam'bs cut np in the city? Then come and see us. Prices reduced. Spring Lamb, hindquarter, ISc pound. Spring Lamb, forequarter, 15c pound. Spring Lamb, leg, 80c pound. Spring Lamb, chops, 20c pound. Spring Lamb, breast, 10c pound. Lamb is the best meat to table in warm weather. VEGETABLES Fanev Early Rose Potatoes 20c per peck. Fresh Native Squash only 2c each, 8 for Sc. Fresh Native Cucumbers only 2c each, 8 for Sr. Fresh Native Beets, large bunches, onlv ta each. We have a pointer for you ob Butter. Come and see. Ju T. LAW & CO., Meats, Groceries and Provisions. 363 and 265 Wooeter Street. tTELEPHONB CONNEOTICNEI il-Ont -OF R. BALLEESTEIN k GO.'S, 841-843 CHAPEL STREET. We shall inaugurate to-day a grand clearing-out sale of $25,000 worth of new and desirable Millinery Goods at prices which cannot fail to accomplish this object. All our mil n Hats at Cost. Rough and Ready Hats. Desirable shapes at 20c each. Child ten's School Hats, All trimmed, at 19c each. Trimmed Hate and Bonnets At less than cost of material. Ostrich Tips and Plumes At Half Their Value. FRENCH FLOWERS At 35c to 42c, which cost $13 and $15 to Import. TRIMMING LACES At less than manufacturers' prices. RIBBONS ! RIBBONS! RIBBONS ! The largest stock in the city. We sell them at retail lower than manufacturers' prices. Ladies shonld avail themselves of the op portunity to secure a bargain iu one or every department of the largest millinery estab lishment in New England. R. BALLERSTEIN k CO,, 841-813 CHAPEL STREET. Je26 LaGtater! Pood! TIM Nest Successful Prepared. Food For New-Born Infants. It may be used with confidence, when the mother is unable to nurse the child, as a safe and natural substitute for mother's milk. The BEST FOOD to be used In connection wltu Partial N ursine. No other food answers so perfectly in such cases. It causes no disturbance of digestion and will be relished by the child. A SnxePreventiye and Cure for Cholera Infantum. By the use of this predigested and easily assimilated Food fatal results in this dreaded disease can be surely prevented. A Perfect Nutrient for Invalids in either Cnronlc or Acute Cases. Hundreds of physicians testify to its great value. It will be retained when even lime water and milk is rejected by the stomach. In dyspepsia, and in all wasting diseases it has proved the most nutritious and palatable, and at the same time the most economical of Foods. For an infant may be made 150 Meals for $1.00. Sold by Druggists 25c, 50c, $1.00. t5"A valuable pamphlet entitled "Medical Opinions on the Nutrition of Infants and Invalids" sent free on application. Wells, Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vt. jel0d.few3m TRADE AT THE PEOPLE'S STORE1 A iVimble Sixpence Tells the Story. I A big bag full of Sugar $1. 10c ouys a quart bottle of Blueing. 7c buys a poSid of Milk Crackers. 7c buys a pound of Soda Crackers. A Carload of Klberou Flour Dae Here Thursday. Note this Price, $6.00, The Elberon is monarch of all Flour, and at the price is cheaper than any other brand at 8o.50. SSc buys a Has of CI boron. 5e buys Mills' Improved Triumph' Soap. . W. BI11.1.S, - 382 State Street FURNITURE -FOR Sufflffler daps Parties wishing anything In the line of Furniture for Summer Cottages will io well to give us a call and see what low prices we are offering goods at. THE BOWDITCH & PRUDDEN CO., 74-76 Orance Street. EiMMayatWMSftBHasi ertak! IOI2&IOI4 CHAPEL ST, OPPOSITE VALE COLLEGE Cos m MILLINERY! J?tYV . " 'aVYou can SAVE MONEY by buying1! of ns. Wo have the largest stock aA. In the State of DIAMONDS, I k&'jgr& FINE WATCHES, JEW- 4far AELRY. SILVER-WARE XV iaX CLOCKS. BRONZES, CvV raOPEEA- GLASSES, -X V'l'fT s p K CTACL KS- JVV, CyV; aXebligafn Sp&cial notices. Sole agent in Connecticut for A. G. Spalding &. Brother's Base Ball Goods. Wholesale dealer in Fishing Tackle, Bods, Lines, Hooks, etc. Lawn Tennis and Athletic Goods. We are now prepared to supply the trade with a full line of Spalding's Base Bails, Bats, etc. Base Ball Clubs should m end their orders direct to us for their Base Ball supplies. 495, 497, 499 and SOI STATE STREET. Paper Bag and Envelope and Bookbinder. SEASONABLE GOODS. YACHTING, CAMPING, EXCURSION AND PICNIC PARTIES Can find with us a most complete and at popular prices, among which are: . Richardson & Robbing' Boned Turkey 50 cents per can. Boned Chicken 50 cents per can. Lunch Ham 30 cents per an. Lunch Tongue 35 cents per can. Armour's Potted Ham, 10 and 15 cents per can. Potted Tongue, 10 and 15 cents per can. uoraea tseei tne Dest). ss-io cans sk cents per can. Fairbanks1 Corned Beef 15 cents per can. Lamb's Tongue in glasses 45 cents. Dunbar's Shrimp, the best packed In the country, 35 cents per can. Best Canned Salmon 15 cents per can. Beat Sardine s, s, 28 cents per box. Best Sardines, Js, 18 cents per box. American Sardines, Us, 10 cents a box. Best Brands of Cigars at Wholesale. BOSTON GROCERY STORE. 9IO CHAPEL STREET. N. A. FULLERTON, Cg"llrancl Store 448 Slain .Street, Bridgeport. Telephone, THROUGH Tl MAIL ! or in the mountains ordering Shoes by mail cannot be too particular and diffuse prders. Itemize all the points re shape of toe, thickness, and the use tended. The cost of sending Ladies' and Children's Shoes to any postoffice in the United States is from 15 to 30 cents, with 10 cents additional if registered ; but the danger of miscar riage is slight, and registration unusual. Lawn Tennis and Yachting Shoes from $1.25 to $5, in two or three styles of toe and cut, and a large vane variety 01 Walking Shoes in stock. B. OPTICAL GOODS. Wo carry a complete line of SpBctacles anfl Eye Glasses In Gold, Steel, Rubber and framelt-ss g:oods. Repairing Iono at Short Notice. Physicians', PrescrioMons Filled. Monson & Son 796 OU.a,ael Stt- Blackboard Liquid Is the BEST as well as the CHEAPEST prepara tion in the market for making or renewing Blackboards. Manufactured only by BOOTH & LAW, VARNISH MANUFACTURERS AND PAINT DEALERS, Corner Water and Olive Streets PEACHBLOW VASES From the same factory that made the celebrated Morgan Vase. The real article. Oil Stoves. We seem to have the best Oil Stove, if we can believe what everyone tells us. Do not fail to see them before purchasing. Fruit Jars. Rubbers for all jars now made. Jelly Tumblers, Wire Dish Covers, &c. DINNER AND TEA SETS In Decorated and White, and will not be undersold House Furnishing: Goods of every description. Wooden and Tin Ware, Lamps, Cutlery. Silver Th Sun Lamp, for stores and hotels, at better prices than evftr. Ofill and raa th "T.ittlpi Won. derf' Lamp. -Goods delivered in all parts of the ROBINSON, 90 Church Street, near Chapel. Close at 6:30 p. m. dnrlngJuly and August, ex-cept Saturday and Monday. Spencer &MatCbew9 OILS, CHEMICALS. State Street 243 Ximr HAYEK. OT. J. H. G. U N T, THE JEWELER of 38'and 40 Church Street, Has a branclat Howes' Restaurant, Savin Bock where orders for any kind of work will have prompt attention. WALLACE fzzi!x Motives. Manufacturer, Printer assortment of suitable supplies Ox Tongue. Two-pound can 65 cents Der can. Pickles. I C. & B. Gerkins, quarts, 50 cents. 1C. & B. Gerkins, pints, 30 cents. C. & B. Mixed Pickles, pints, 30 cents, fl jt R v i , . n .... ui . .. C. & B. Chow Chow, quarts, 50 cents. C. & B. Chow Chow, pints, 30 cents. C. & B. Picallilli, pints, 30 cents. C. & B. Picallilli, quarts, 50 cents. Canned Fruits. Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Raspberries, Pineapples. uraiHs, etc., etc. Huckins' Soups. Beef, Ox Tail, Chicken and Mock Turtle. Best Brands of Cigars at Wholesale. Our customers at the seashore when sending their quired; high or low heels, the width of sole and its for which they are in & CO. CARPETS In new and choice styles for the Spring trade. Competent workmen to cutlit and lay carpets. CURTAINS, LAMBREQUINS and; Oil Cloths for Floor Cov erings. H.W. FOSTER & CO. 48 ORANGE ST. CALIFORNIA- Cfco Qrt'f LARET, "Medoc"ip3"& I,-' ot our own bottling, guaranteed abso-. lutely pure and mucn superior lor general Table use than ordinary grades of r rench Wines. Our "Medoc " has stood the test of the past five seasons, each year showing an increased consumption. Samples shown with pleasure or sent upon request to customers living' at a uistance. w e mue discounts ior quantities or where labeling or casing: is not required. In stock, younger California Clarets at much lower prices, - also hocks or white wines. E. E. HALL & SON. (Established 1842.) New Haven, Conn. Extraordinary Inducements In FINE STRAW GOODS, FEATHERS AND FLOWERS. L.arge Assortment of Latest "Xov- eltles in FANCY FEATHERS, WINGS, BIRDS, ETC., Suitable for Seaside or Moun tain Hats. M. E. J. BYRNES, jell 97 Orange Street. Palladium Buildlcg, FENN MEDOC E-E.HALL&SON NEW HAVEN jmbmi'mi' Lil -1 BOLTON & NEELT ANNOUNCE A SPECIAL SALE Up Goes the Mercury. Down Go the Prices. We are determined to hare no Dull Times this month. We are through Inventory And have nothing: to do to detract our minds from the . one object iniew, that of BeiMlStocUo its Lowest Possible m ! As a means to secure the degree of activity we have inaugurated. A WEEK OF SPECIAL BARGAINS IN ALL. DEPARTMENTS. The Early Arriyal of Fall Goods Makes this Forced Sale Imperative. During July we Gave You Half Values. During August we will Give You Quarter Values. This sale will prove of particular interest to those who have delayed their purchases until the eleventh hour, and we are confident that you who brave the heat of August to visit ns will be more than repaid. Our competitors are astonished at the idea of our again cutting; prices. We can't help it if they are. Its our picnic, and we want everyone to come and enjoy themselves. YOU CAN PURCHASE WiTH CONFIDENCE FOR BOTTOM PRICES HAVE BEEN REACHED. FURTHER REDUCTIONS ARE IMPOSSIBLE. OUR SPECIAL OFFERING- Ladies' White Suits, Jersey and Jersey Jackets demand more than passing notice. The marked prices on the majority of these garments represent a loss of 35 to SO per cent, for first cost. A VISIT Carpet, Upholstery, Crockery and House Furnishing Departm's On second floor will amply repay you. IMPORTANT NOTICE. During August our store closes at noon on Fridays. OUR SHOE AND CLOTHING DEPARTMENT For several years has been der an arrangement entirely satisfactory to both of us. Mr. Isaacs intending to remove to his new store in Xew York offers to the nublic for the nit tew iiavs his entire stock at A GREAT as he is determined not to take a suit of clothing- or a pair of shoes away if CHEAPNESS or LOW PRICES win enect a sale. All goods MUST BE SOLD or REMOVED before September 1st. After September 1 st we department, and business BOLTON District of New Haven, ss. Probate Court, I Autrust 6. A. n. 1X8(1 f ESTATE of DEN'ISON H. HARRIS, of Ham-den, in said district, assigning debtor. I The Court of Probate for the district of New Hi- Ten hath limited and allowed three months from the date hereof for the Creditors of said Estate, represented insolvent, in which to exhibit their claims tnereto; and lias appointed Jtn Mix of New Haven and Edward L. Liusley of said North Haven commissioners to receive and examine said claims; and has ordered that said Commissioners meet at Koom 5, .153 Church street, in said New Haven, on the 6th days of Sept. and Nov., 1886, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of each of said days for the purpose vjgi Miieu ii uui xiecuru, SAMUEL A. YORK, .TuricTR. All persons indebted to said estate are reauested a" Ot Trustee. GRATEFULi COMFORTING. EPPS'S COCOA. BREAKFAST. Bv a thorough knowledge of the natural in-nm wnicn govern cue operauons or aigestion and nutrition, a ad by a careful application of the fine properties of well-selected Cocoa, Mr. Epps has provided our breakfast tables with a dellcatelv flavored twv. erage which may save us many heavy doctor' bills. Jt is by the judicious use of such articles of diet that a constitution may be gradually built up until strong ouuugu Miicio.rciv houueut-j w uisease. iiun-dredsof subtle maladies are floating around us ready to attack wherever there is a weak nomt W ma v escape many a fatal shaft by keeping ourselves well luruiieu whu uure muuu uu a property nOUri&QeC inuua ivii oervice urazette. Made simply with boAling water or milk. Sold ; oniy in nair pouna tins oy lirocers, labeled thus: jAiUiiE iiif t uo., Homoeopathic Chemists, fe23tu&wedtf London. England. BETTEll THAN EVER ! Is the wonderful EIGHMIE PATENT SHIRT !" Whose bosom never musses or breaks, even with a week s wear. Only to be had in this city of Office (at residence. No. 28 College street. Ajjeney for "EIGHMIE" and "BUBT'S" Shirts. pyx NOTICE OF REMOVAL ! rjIHE undersigned begs leave to Inform his many friends and the public generally that he has re moved his warerooms from 114 Orange street to the commodious premises at 119 Orange Street, opposite, Where he will be pleased to attend'to the wants of his many patrons. THEODORE KEILER, UNDERTAKER, BMm THE EZRA D. FOGG COMPANY Wholesale Lumber Merchants, No. 87 Church St., New Haven, Ct. uescnption ot Lumber furnished direct i ruin me mills, we rurniKll FINE AND SPRTTOH I BOXES IS 8HOOK8 AS A SPECIALTT. pztinl Helices. FOR AUGUST. -IN- TO OUJt SACRIFICE ! will assume control of the will will proceed as usual. & NEELY. Miilsiiiaiiier Bargains. For the Next Thirty Days WE SHALL CLOSE OUT OUR SUMMER STOCK At a great redaction from former price in order to make room for Fall goods, Buttons, Gloves, Hosiery and Trimmings, all at a GREAT DISCOUNT ! henry PLunirs, 836 Chapel Street. 82.SO. &Q.OO. 762 OlaaiDr'f thy",can Ket mere fine Vnotm for the same money than at any other Fif.s.j.cmss gallery in the city S2.SO and &3.00 Per dozen for Cabinets and gl.OO. 1.50 and on per dozen for Cards. All photos m ade by the now LIGHTNING PROCESS and SATIN FINISHED on imported eoods. a proof shown when the sitting is made ajwfwiS: A made unless satisfied. e ""J NO charge i"Funeral Flowera nwn . . notice. pnea at short Everybody Invited.

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