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T h e So u t h p o r t T im e s . FAI RF I E LD COUNTY VOL. I. NO. 38. SOUTHPOET, CONN., THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1879. TBBMMi 9 1 .0 0 n o t A tm VM . Mwi* Captoa, S Cmia. r I - ' r : €% : lA irS TEA AND COFFEE CO. o r MEW YORK CITr, OUABAMTEE THE BEST Ckwdt at LOWEST Maitet Prices. OMd AittelM Is OtaM, Crockorv, Tin, Iron, moA Stone Wm« PraMnMI to oar pMrou. m MAIN ST., BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICOT. iT-' r ' bv' it. S' P - S P E C I A L N O T I C E . S m ’foUM p n ^M M toM U rW NO CBASGB lOB BBUSB. J . B. ATHEETON & CO., UNDEETAKEBS, «— i l « l « W r— t . B rM « « > « r t . O— ■ ■ ________ S t m o n f f a i n lH t , SOUTHPORT, . - ■ , CONN., . h i i r i l llrotiries. Firtlliziri, a i l GeiL HOUSE, SION AND FEESCO PAINTING, Im t« » rto r n « d O h u r o k D eo om ,tA oB . T. MURPHY, • O U X 'K P O C tX , . . . . COIVIV. SHERWOOD & MEEKER. •O U T H P O S T , OONV., V M C nU ^ fBMm Am R B t, ■lUW A B E . CBOCKEST, OLAHWABE, rA ira * PAUT BBIIHIB8, OLAtiN, ice^ O S B jfL P F O R C A S H . NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL DEPOT X o * C r e a iM a n d D t n i n i p S a l o o n . O IO A B 8 A N D TOBAOOOS. LOUIS MUSER, - Sonlliport, Conn. ELWOOD BROTHERS, M O I 7 X H P O R X , - CJ03VBT. CHOICE FAMILY GROC ER I E S , AT LOWEST CASH PBIOE8 . HO US ATONIC RAILROAD. BClOfBR ABEANOEXEMT-UreSaet i 4>rU 98th, 18TS. nULOn LEAVE BBnXKPOBT—10:10 a. m. Mid 4:86 p. m. forDrabaiy.FttMIeld, Albuiy SlMl^Md the WwL_niipiigh gdtete i^d from t e A MO p. n . fw New Mlford. ABBIVE IN BRIDGEFOBT—74M M B i l . w d S4S1I. n . fron Clttiaeld, Danbnrjr, AIIm^ u d the West H: D. AVKULL, Oen’l 1 ■riiMMrt. Oora.. April 98, in » . Ticket Agent. T l GBEAFBST DRII6 STOBB IK THB WOBLD! A . O m U A w n O u t t t a , t h o O h e n p C a n h l > r u a r i r l « t . AboMt two ofo 1 redneel my prieet to iriwt I coDitdered a fair profit accordiog to t e l ln w , Md whieh, with reawiaabI.T large mIcs, would yield me a iivine. aud in doing so MWapMMtbetU'WiUof my coa^itora, aioce which Ume maujr and variouB metiiods I me. I am well awai c that an reMoaably ■pMMtbatU'WiUof Um Mea retorted to tolnflnoDce the pnbiic from trading with __ t hM been made to induce the belief that my icoodii were iuferior, and in thii way eatiafy M r pMioM with their higher prices. I well nnderttaud that price would be of no object if <ha «Mllty of the goods were impaired thereby, wd I b M T t h a t M j O m i t m n S t r l e t t j Pmn, V n A m U f l a n lM , M iM lM la rttab estaM m a cel can g lfeef this fact, outside of fny own reputation, will be « k a >M iiiitn and dtafaHcNsted parties My, I sribmlt the following T E tS r rT M O V iX A J J S . Wt belierc the goods sold by hlin now are fiTBlClXY PURE AND GENUINE, knowing that " * ' ' tiaa was to buy only the best goods the market afforded. December, 1678. ____________ , PtamiMlst, doing badness at <M Hudson Street, New York. ______8. LAOET, HwOTMMist, d o i^ bosuim at 060 Eighth Avenue, comer «M Street, Smt Vortc* w n u y u x BUEL,«Mnnaelat, of Boel * WheelW, Ulcbfield, Conn. B. 9. KEEIJiR, Pharmadst, doiig bnsiiiess In Groton, Conn. WIULUM a PAY, deric, 985 d » d street. S ew Xortc; and others. V«,«bemiM«lgiied.elerinat present In the emplov of L. F. Curtis. Druggist, herdy ' t the Drugs, Xedudnes and all goods now sold by him are STBIoflT P D ^ •ndof arst quality, and that his practice Is to buy only the BEST OOODS tlM O. M. MSHOP. c . A. « o o r a ^ . W. H. CAlfP. D. KADDUX. PASCAL TICKNOR. FREDEBICK H. NICHOLS. & W. SMITH. ADAM SOHEBINa. lk«B the WMsMle B n« Hmm *r FnMer * Lee. u Li F. Otnma: New Tom, 1878. BMr (Ur—Your favor atband. Wo are much gratified to know that you buy a great ■ lieCM . That those dn«s are of the best fuaT" ■ ----- - • oorlMNM will, we think, doubt Tourstruly, laudity the mariiet affords, no one EBASEB A LEE. n «M w OM B«tlre4 D raffiiiU IkM hw o taU y no branch of business, in this, or any other community, of gi lHg>Milr kanoitMMe, and at the same time of wUcb the greater majority of the pubUc i ^MMntof the character and quality of the atock in trade as Drnp and Medidnes. ’ greater : are so ______________________, ____ , ______ )m « r It til therefore, of vital Importance to those having occasion tor the use of such articles MaMlV ■>"■» other than the purest and best are furnished them. ■pwlBr kad occasion t o ' gM, Conn., and qi Mia lar n a n Ih n twenty years, l am enabled tosay wMi flan, w l «aa ha relied upon as pure and genuine. 1878. N. S. WOBDIN. Wnm, h. P. Wheeler. Aulytleal CkeaUrt.: Druggist, B r id » chemically, for NE, and true to PuBinaad Cabk-it Isnotcscdied by any stock of Drugs I have heretofore examined. S. P. WHEELEB, AnalyUcal Chemist. t n l^ a M ftoeore of each tcstiawutals, but my only dcsira Is that the pablic may not «aaM M aat that n y intrresu nay be properly protected, and that the public mav fully un- - ■ ” "• ---- irfce. I have been in business in Bridgeport for my goods were never criticised by my coinpeti* . . . . . . . . . . . AMkadthatl Intetady quality, and then prh namkaa«l|Maea years, and the quality of m UM Mttll nSwid my prices, ladl theaane TO THE PHYSICIANS. IkBWBodoabt but the honest physieian stodles the Interest of Lis patioit in tha natter of aadlf helsaatisfledof tlie absolute purity of the Drugs diqiensed be would prefer J woold avail themselves of the immense sa\1ng my low prices enable them tomokfl. In Bwton's Malt Hop Toniquc. __W Wn OOOM _______ AatlB«*tar tlmt they may aatlsfy thensdves of this fact I hereby invite all phyddans to -* time, and inspect any or every article. la^ l^ o tle ■ ■■ ye» « ■ IM tte arti^ t hatl «1U not be ondersold; no matter wliat prion otheia ■ » the dieapcr at the Ofc—p w t S t o N i n U m W o r ld . C U R T I S , m»f CAM IRgMItT, Dju p r m a . n nbsiA BMD. Jnst the came m ever. The seasons come and go, With summer flowers and sunshine. And winter's drifting snow. Jnst the same as ever. The apringtima Undilrda eaU; And glorious leaves In autumn. With radiant colors fall. Jwt the same as e\er, The twinkling atars shine on; Tbe sun returns each morning. To wake the coming dawn. Just the same as ever. The world rolls on its way, Kor heeds our bitter giieving For f ite ii «iat nigbt not stay. Jnit tbe nme n ever, The sweet smttes lead a sigh. And ripple over diasms. Where hopes and treasures lie. Jnst the same as ever? No, not tbe same to n e ; The sun U s chariot driving, Drawi itear tbe crystal sea. No,notthei The tinted leaves float down. They strew my pathway nearer The iiand that holds the erown. No, not tbe same as ever, Bun, moon, and stars mast pale. Before tbe coining splmdor That bidn behind tbe valL Brithric, the Ssxon. Bx n m uxam com . 0*7 uad bUtbeeone mm flie daja «ben E d w J leigBed tm tm e n j England. Bxilliut end feilife, evea at that early tinte, vaa that royal oomt wbidt aftennida, under tlie Nonnaa and Plantagenet king% ovtabane eveiy oonrt in OtaiiBteiidoiB. Tkiw to kia Saxoo inatineta. the heir of Alfred and Edgar gathered to liiaoontt tbe wiaeat of hiaownaBdoOierlaBdik fa pweeaa at ♦imw, ttie I8"gli«l> eq^talbeeametfae n - aort of the nlA>l^ ttie h um , and the iUnateuma itom all pazta of Eoioiw. Knighta, aeholani, and fltmrtieta eiowd> ed hia pdaee to eBj<9 the ttqral Baxao’a iHMi^aliiy, for Edwaid waa generana to a Unit, add loved to Itave leaned and grilaatfollowerfiaraiind him. Famona (boaewhoahared Edwaid’a nyal bonniy waaa yomig nan whoae name baa cone down to na thiongh bialoiy aa prithviii, tbe Banm. Be waa Esrl of Gtoneeaker. and waa aoinamed. on ae> ooontot tbe faimeaa of Ua ooa&pleKioii. tbe lleonx, or Bnow. Brithne waa a noble <d the bigheat tank in England. Hia aneeatiy waa bigh, bia patrimai^ aiHaeBt.and bia n - pnto aa a warrior and a floulier aa prood aa n j among ttie 8 a» » chicfn Moie> over, ha waa handaomeb and a aun on whom tbe wonen alwqra hMked Undly. He had a tan impoaing peraon, with finely proportioned limba, and a fnll, broad ebeati ffiadioiilderawereadoth yaid fiom tip to tip. Hia faee waa ebataeteriaed by all the royal beaatyof tbe Baxon race. Then waa Engliah swnaiiiiMi in bia bright bine qrea, and in tbe ridi Inznriaiiee of bia golden i«M** Hia featnrea were expreaaiTe and beantilnl. and bia oomplftrion ao daa> alingly fair aa to make him well wodby of tiia appellatiaa of "flie Snow.” Albeit bo had a haadaatoe faee and peeataaedmany aeeompliduaoila, BrlOi-liQ, tbe Sana, waa not Tain. Undet^ neafli bia eraeefni ezterior be badatme heart ^ loved but one among aU women. ^ name waa Althea. She waa not more beantifiil (baa die waa pore and good, and her love for tbe noble eail «ai aa fervent aa the atasa; Dor did Biithric lore her leea. Let otheta amile npon him aa th ^ adght, atill be oared for only Althea. Her pmnaadboaeat love waa tbe poleatar of bia life. She waa hia aim by day aad hia BMon by night. Heworahippedber. Her amre eyea, pmeaa tbe blneaUeaot bar native land, her loxnciant hair, Ina-troaaaa gold, and tbe dainty aweetnem of ber mamMV, were objeola of adorn- *^^MWOitb7> Britbite waa hiddea by bia aoveteiga aa embaaiy to Flaadera—Flanderawaiaeonntiy aetoaa the H ooaqwiaed what ia now ealled IU'e«n«", and tha ruler of the ooontry waa oaterma of friendly rdatioa with tbe Saxon moaarBh. Hia funily ooonpiad high rank, and enjoyed great eonrideratian among tbe other poteatatea of Euope. I t bad inter-mairied witti ttie royal family of Engbnd, and tbe leigniBgaari waa deeeeaded inadireet line from Alfnd, tbe moat illnatrioiu of ttie Englidi Uaga. Before be left the nii»gHai« land Brittirio a o n |^ the prea-eaee of bis betrothed. Among the fine old treea of her fatbei'a park ha found her, and they plighted their tratttaaew. Heplaoeda riag npoa ber Unger, aad die gave him atreaaof beraoftflanabair.' “ Forget meaot for any daaod aoroaa the aeaa,” aaid tbe aiaidea *'for 1 ahonld die wert tbon to leave me for another.” But the knight reatcaiaed her. Said he: “ OnearttittieteiaaoBMidaBwatUi looUag npoa iriien one hath looked on And ho Uaaad her oa tho brow, aad oa ttw flhaek,aad ttMirUpaaMt; and ao they parted. Boob after, ho left England, and in a little while anivad in Flandera. He Joomeyed to Boigea, where ho waa boepitably reoeived by the gallant Bald win Fifth. Hefnlfliled hiamindoo. and reauiaed aome tiBM at theFlaBuab ooar^ iriMCO he waa honored with ea-tailaiMMata. At thasa oomtty faalivala ha often met witti tbe Eed’a yoongeet daoghter, ttie Lady Vatilda, a maiden of ta n aeeompliabmenta and wondrma graoe aad beaotyof peraoa., Shewaa pnmdand fleiy, too; aad with all ber yontti and loveUaaaat vain, arafty, and tieaohen Thia bdy foond a akioi( attaehmeat for the yoong Saion o n ^ , and tbe longer be remained at berMher’aoonri, the atronger grew bar paapioa for him. Shebeetowed aU her amifea apoa him. aad led him on to woo hnbymanya woaunly wile. Bat Binulo heeded bar nolk for bia heart to another, and be oonld ^ ^ p « t hia They met often, aad ttie bdy need d l her u t to enanare tbe noble Bnon. She tnated him with lavidi ooutaay, adied him many qoeatiana of hia native bad, and aaid oUier ttiinga more flattering, Matilda of Flaadets waa avnylovdy womaa, aad die waa now in thoflmt waimflaah of that waBdeifnlbeaBty. She waa taU and qoeenly, with plearing featnrea^ and a riA ereamy oomplegioa. B tt eyea wen dadt, and ber hair, b r a i d e d w i t t i j e w d i , w a a U a e k a a a i i ^ t . She bad many admiiera, Soitira for her hand had ^ipeared f tom d i aidea, and aeveial of themoat powetfnl piinoea d Ohiiatandoa atiovo foe her favom Bat ttieirpleadinga bad been vda. She eared but for one man, and ha waa anothei’iL Ihepnmdbaaiityhadnevw aeea ao baadaome a man in ber life before^ nor ao gallant a kni|M ahe waa aaon than anxioai to effset hia eon* qaeat Bat the Sazoa’a heart teoiained onobaaged, and he never faltered in his ooaatanqy, tbongli beaet day by day witti the pleadinga of ttiomoat berattfal lady in Ftaaee^ Yet, thongh biaoold-neaa ebilled ber, ttw m a i^ ’a tove waxed hotter, aa doth lore ao quenched, and in the end, aeing be apito not, ahe ■pake to him. On the day befteo bia departanabeaakedbim tober ebamber. and when be waa oome ahe told him all berbeart. She wcplk and aaid tbe team fell that he left Flanden, that none in Flaadera had aay of her heart aave him alone, aad at laat ahe iridapeied that if he faia wonld bo ber own traa kaight be might be even ao, "Biaive Saxan,” ahe eidaimed, in the beatotberpaadon. •• tbon eaanot but bear love to her who lovea thee ao ar-deuUy. My heart ia all yoota, and I eannot bear a tefnanL Thoa bait Udd me of the blne.eyed maid who lovee thee in ttiy own land, bnt ia her love to be compaied witti mine f What ia her pale, aiokly beanty when thoa baat aeen my peerieaaehaimaf Bamember it ia Matilda. the Boee of Flanders, who apeaba to thee now, and ahe never aaka twue. What aayeet thoa, noble Brithiio. bait than aaght of love for mef” and the aatfc, beaatifal woman regarded him withkMkaof fervent admiiatian. She waa not need to be tefaaed. thii apoiit beaaty, and ahe did not expeot to be now. Bnt aince it needa moat be, the ambaaaador apoke. He thanked her for her ooatteqr and kindneia, and for the honor die wonld have done him, bnt •irtiieb be maat dedinei, dnee bia hand and hia heart wen inevoeddy plighted to another, “ Fair lady,” be more oeouble of yoar beaoty ttum I, bat I have awom an oath to her I love, novertooananght for mortd woman aave ber only. Ipityyoa,andlreBpeot yoa mnoh, bat I eannot liaten to yoa. I t paina me to tefaae yoa, bat I moat Thenanothera, lady, ncMer than I. iriio love yoa well; liatea to them, and foiget Brithrio tbe S ana.” B» apoke gaUanttyaaaknifl^tahoald. aad with aadi phtaaea aa wen dae to her, but ber wimth waa great She grew white witb ii«e aad painted to the door. «Go,” aheaaid: “ leave me! Iwill bear no man; bnt remember my lore ia all ebmiged to hUe^ and I will have revenge i^on yoa I ToabaveaeomedMa-ttlda’atendamem; bewan of ber venge-aneel” Thia waa what ahe aaid. The diame and diagtaee ot nnreeiprDeated lovefllledber witti anger, and ahe waa notheiaelf. < And he left ber, grieved that he bad aeeaud ao nnnightty to the lady, yet holding bia eonaeienoe clear and fearing nothing fton a woman’a anger. Ah! who ean read the fatan t Who knowetb into whoae banda the power m ayfdlatbat? Aa tbe aweeteat wiae ttaaaforma itadf into the iharpeat vinegar, ao the wannest aad moat atdeat love tainB,whea it toina at all, into the moat bitter and envenomed batei We have aeen that love gave plaee in Matilda’a beaittoindigna-tton, and thia in tmnaoon yielded to a bnining ttiitat for revenge. Theintennlyof tbe ezeitement aab. aided;bat tha aeocned maiden never foigot and never forgave the diai^point-meataadthe indignity wkieh ahe had endued. HeU batti no faiy like a woman aeomed,” tbe poet baa aaid, and the finale ot thia tragio Uatwy provea ttwadi«etma. Tho yoang Saxon weal baek to Eng-had. foand Althea He wooed andwedber. Bat evw eaa ahe was hia wife^ tidinga oame aoma the ohannel ttiat waa matiiaA to William, dako of tbe Normaaa. Then he aaid, the maiden ia bivP7 ^ <<”Votten me, and he waa gla^ for no trae knight would willingly d em a maiden lovel<»n beeauaa of him. Theyeaiahaniedon. Earl Brithiio dwelt happily with hid gdden-baiied bride in ttw halla at hia fattiera, nnttl naanofw arfllM tholaad. FovPaba William ot Normandy eroaaed to the shoree of England with hia abom and aharen wairiora,- like unto ao many monka,but flene and valiant inthefli^t withal, and good men at atma eaeh one. Then ^ fb tio bound onbia armor of gold and ated, and Udding Althea ftoewdl, rode with hia gdlant foUoweta to Join the amv at bia king. Andbefoagbtfor Harold a long and weary while, until tbe fair land waa deap(^ed and William waa eonquenr. Then, wounded aote^ be waa made a priaoner and eaat into a dungeon in Winchester, and no leech was seat onto him and hia food waa Thoa Brithrie tho Sana, abnve.ann aad true^ waa need aa a fdon dumldbe, and not aaviotarioua aolditn uae theix fdlenfoes. ITorkaewhoiAiynntaoBe nigjit his dungeon door openM, and then stood a h ^ veiled in iddta, The thought that it was Al^bea filled hia heartkandbooiiedontineeataoy. The la4y then dtow bade her vail, aad by tha lig^t of a lotoh that waa faatened to the waD, theoapttveaawiHioit waa. It waa the Qaeen Matilda—ahe who^ aa the daughter ot Baldwin of Flaadets, bad offered him a gift that beoouldaottaket aad who waa aow tbe wife of William ttw oonqooror. She kxdced at him ateadi^, aa evil light in her bold, blaek eyes, a wicked beauty aronnd her month. Then ahe apake: ••Said I not, bewan at Matilda’a vengeaneet Toa aootned my love^ aad tbia ia the bate I have ^ven you. Brithrio of Oloueeater, ainee Duke William made me bia wife I have bad bnt one wiab. I t ia attained. Upon my kaeea I aAed a booa ot aiy lord and he baa granted it, Toa a n my priaoner, not Mt. I have laid waato d l your landa, your eaatle ia in mina, and the fair p a ^ about your home a n ugly, deaidato plaeea. I have aeixed the dibeyof Tewksb u iy -eveiythingiamine now. Aa for your petaon, it aball lie in duet and dari^ and thirat and aebe, and die by the inebea day by day. Better have had Matilda’a lore than her hate, Saxon Brithrio. A seomed woman never foigivea.” With pain and mneh sorrow, the imprisoned man lifted him s^ up, and ttiua be anaweted Matalda, the queen. •‘Lady, I gave you honor and no ahame. I waa bnt a tine knight unto her to whom my vows wan plighted Tot, had I wronged you your vengeanoe ia now eomplete. You look uptm a oonqueted man—one deqpoiled ot fu r estate, of health, of power, of home. Onnt him the pity we muat d l one day aak of Heaven. I aak but one boon, I •A it humbly. Let my wife oome but tmee to me. Let me aeo Althea but onoe befon I diet Grant mo thii^ I pray yoa.” Then the revengeful woman advanoed dose to the knight, and bending down ao that her black braida touehed him, and ber breath fell on bia laoe, ahe whispeied: ••Brithiio Meouz, the sddien who despoiled your home bad OMumanda from me. Would it be revenge to q ian your greatest treasure the woman for whom yoa aeotned met M u, in that hour whoee aequel made me bate yoa, I oould have knelt, aave for woman’s ahama^tobeg the boon of your love. I l im ^ for tender worda and kiaan from you, aa the wounded aoldier oa the battle-fleld hmga for water. Did yon pity me? Out of the tnvaU at m j love waa bean thia hateu Did I not bid yonbeiranof it? You know it now.** Shegleamed upon him with her hateful eyea. Then ahe gatheted her veil about her, and qpuining him with ber foot^ departed tram tbe dungeon. The earl waa left atone and in daik< neaa. He bad no widi to go forth into the world again. He prayed that be mightdie. And be did die. Oneday bis keepera found himaaif aaleep, upon the oold floor ot the dungeon. Ihey toadied him, but ho was odd and stift Matilda of Flaadera* teveage waa ooaa> plete. They bon him forth bom the di«ad charnel bouae, and buried him in the d d diapd of Tewkabniy Abbey, and then hia tomb ia to be aeen to thia dqr« Upoa tha tomf» ataada the flgun ot the k^ght himself, aa large aa life, elad from bead to foot ia armor, and holding in bia right band a lanee, while bia left reata upon a diidd. Beneath reada the innriptton—••Thia ia Brithrie^ Earl of Qhmceater." TheLoatShirt Tliree young men went bathiug at Shddon*a Fdnt, near Oawego, one night katweek. When they hadmbbed themsdvea down aad wen ready to dreaa, oneof themmiaaedhiaahirt. It waa a moat n^aterioua alBur. No one had been seen on the shore, and nothing elM waa missing. While they wen seardiing for tbe abirt^ a aober d d oow waa quieUy diewing her end. All at onM she began to oougb violently, and the young men caught a glimpae of tha arm of the lost ahirt dangling from her mouth. One cuff button waa aaved. —••Good afternoon, my dear friend; lamddighted toaeeyon. Andtowhat am I indebted for the pleasun of thia v is itr ••I’U td ly o u tta tp re a en tty ; but firat pennit me to embrace your whavming ohUd. Oan*t I, my uttle man!” ••.Tea, shr. if you’ll proaiise not to out taito papa.-• ••OuC hito 3 » r ••Tee; ’eauaa p i ^ aaw yOu eoming, •Hm < fellow to bora mo a ^ r ** your aaid when ttut NOTES AKD C0MBE5T8. —Theoontinnedeoneentration of large bodiea at troopa in tbe north of Itdy ia beginning to be viewed with auapieion in Auatria, which baa only 9,800 infantry, 940 cavdry, l,iOO Add artillety, 700garrison artillery, and 200engineen. or dtogetber a focoo at 13,740 men, quartered in the neighborhood of ber Italian frontier. Itdy, on the ottier hand, has now assembled 49,700 infantry, 10,360 eavaby, 7.200 Add artillaiy. 2.700 ganiaon a r till^ , and 3,750 en^ ginean; o ra to td force of 78,710 men of all anna ot tboservios near the Au» triaaikaBtia(;,tha foox fortfesHa foim* ing the famous Qoadrilateral being ea-peeially atroni^y garriaoned. Itia dao wall Irown that mneh attention has been lately givea by Uw Italian miUtaiy anthoritiefl to perfecting the organisatioo ot the ao-ealled Alpine troopa—the force wbiah, permanently quartered in tbe mountaina on the narthem frontier ot Italy would, in tha event ot tbe 4attar country becoming involved in hoatOitiea with either of ber neigbbora on the north, be ealled upon to cover the mobilisation ot ttie Italian forees, or act aa an advanced gimrd to any forward move- — New York City Juatiea Semlar rendered hia dedaion in the suit of Barbara Ban againit Jacob Meinaer, a lawyer, for abandonmeni, and in it givea the legd atatua uf marriage ao held by tbe courta of the State. The defense waa that the partiea bad never been married. Tho plaintiff admitted that no marriage ceremony had been performed, but proved by a number at witnessea ttiat Mdnser had lived witti her as bia wife, sad had introduced her to hia bienda aa aaoh. Two yeara ago they separated, and be paid her a small atipend iot the support of their duld, wliidi bad been baptized by tha Bev. Jdm Neaader aa Caroline Meinaer. After tbe separatioa the phdntiff auad the detendant for baatardy. The auit waa settled by the payment to the Ohar-itiea Commisaioncr of flOO for the siq^ port of tbe ehild. Becentty, the plaintiff being adviaed that abe waa legally the wife at Mdnzer, oommenced tha pnaant auit. Juatiea Semler deddai that the plaintiff waa tbe defbndant^ legd wife, and required Meinzer to enter into bonda to pay Mra. Meinaer a fn > li« > im n o r t . _______ __________ _ —The iron horse doea not last mwU longer than the htnn of fiedi sad bonea. The ordinary life of a loeomt^ tive ia thirty years. Some ot thesmallat parta requin renewd every i montha; ttw boQer tubea laat five yaasa and the eraak azlea siz yeara; tiia% boilera and fin bozea from six to sevon' yean; the side frames, azlea and other parta, thirty yeara. An important adv e n t^ ia that a bndcen part ean be lo-paired and doea not condemn the whtde locomotive to tho junk shop, while, when a horn breaka a leg, the whole animal jg only wolth .tlw fladi, fat and bonea^ which amount to a veitjr amall sum in thia country, when borae flesh doea not find ita way to the batchera’ —A Boatim paper aaya: The ailver change in ciionlatian in New Engbmd half a century ago waa Ungdy compoaed of Spanish eoins. a small piece known aa •• fourpence ” passing for 6} cents, but if worn smooth and crosped, it waa taken for 5 eenta only. A larger piece, known aa ••ninepence,” passed for 12} cents, and a ••piatereen” for 20 cents, but then waa many piecea made which thenwaanocorreaiH»diiigc(^ to n p - reaent. Thua, sizpence meant 8 1-3 centa, a abilling 16 2-3 eenta, two and thre^ence 37} centa, four and dzpence 75 cents^ aad nine sbillinga $L60l A proviaion-dealer, instead ot naming 25 eenta or a •• qmoter ** for a boz of atraw* berriea, would demand ••one andaiz.’* For a long time after tbia bank-notea the vaiioua Statea wen / f diibnat vduea, and a nurebant waa obliged to send •• country maosy,” sa it waa ealled. to a broker and submit to a loaa of 6 to 15 per cent, aa the case might be. Tbceo who rcBumber these times ean appreeiato the benefit of the national bink^syatem. _<• What waa tbe most desperate battle at the warf* aaked a reporter of Gen. Longstreet^ Thereply Gea. L. waa aa fdllowa: •• Gettyaburg—aa flu aamyobaervatiimaztended. Then waa never any fighting done anywhen to aurpasa tbe battle made by my men on tbo2dotJuly. lie d 12,000 men into that eharge. Over ooo-third thia number were killed or wounded. Theaoi veterana ehnged tbe Whde Federdl army, intnnebed <m a cieat, harassed' (m each flank unta the line waa stretched, i and at htft I found myself charging 5(^*! 000 intrenched men. in the fsee of a; volcano of artilleiy, with a single line of) battla. My two diviritms encountered anddrovebaA the Third Gorp^tba Fifth: Oorpa, ttie Sizth Corpa, ttie Seoond; Cnpa, one divirion of the TwdfUi, and! the Fennaylvania BoMrves. As theyj broke line after line, they encountered newoBea,andfdtthe atoady sboek of fieeb «"«a. The Federala contend that the bulk of Lee’a army waa in thia ebaige^ and put tha atrangth of tha at* t««<Miig column at 45,000 men, iriien it waa only my 12,000, with 2.000 of these knocked out <a tanks btfote th ^ had baldly atartad up the slope. I do not think the reooida ot the war ean abow aayfUnff to approaeh thia woA.** The sails we see on the ocean Are as white aa white can be; But never one in tbe harbor As white n the saila at sea. And the douds that erown the mountabia With purple and gold delight Turn to eidd gray mist and vapor Ere ever we reach tbe b d ,^ The mountaina wear crowns of g^oiy Only when seen from afar. And the saila lose all their whiteness InsUe of the harbor bar. Oh, distance, thoa dear enehanter! MU hold In U|y magic vaU The gloiy of far o s monntaina, The glean of tbe far off salL w n ASD wisDda. -Bapnlatiao it tha Asdowol d m f j—i d|ik< 1 —A eatdind virtaa—Not to d u al at earda. —I t ia eader to forflbt a favor than aa injury. —Mbaquitoaspenetisla into ttw hast aodoty. |—The board ot edneation—ttw Uaok* bdard. ■A floating debt iaeertain intiaaato canyentnpaiaai. —Thia ia ttw aeaaoo of ttwyaar to td l a^ereta; everybodywiUkeepdiatty. VThe beat retrain for nrowdy aoagia refrain from joining in the chonut i_Aaummarreaait—Borrowing nMBCf tty go on a fcrtnii^fs jaunt to ttw aaoun-tdna or aeaaboia ^M ta . Jonea aaya bar hnabandwiU never get afiruA by li^itning beeauM ho ahi^getalnaubla. —Booka a n m«i ot h i | ^ nature^ a n d the only men who apedt d o o d for fitnntimeatohear. ' —I t ia a mean man nho will ataff a s|iitof dothaa and anobor it in arniU ififui, juat to phigae a CoroMr. ; —Tho ivprov^ aad pioaa way ei goadpiag ia to awoetaa aeaadal witti tha treacle ot hcnriliaing infcrencaa. —Nothing in dh tbia aodd univeraa iaao uttartyttuown away and troddon under ftet aa a diahonotad woBum. ; .Inaeatehing fw a wife look ooty at 4m Iset, for doea not the old adage tell «a that ••All*awdl that eada wdll” —4Bnvy and malice a n davib that dtivs soula into the contemplatian ^tharWMeirwiigiaivatfla Ihdv a iaaaa I —H f t f f w u n »i tn *a work, ■ v a n y o u r sensiblo and praetied woaaaa ■H i take to b en makiag sooner or , —Tha metopbyaiea a t aalvatton a n ^ o t ao mudi conaequenc^ ^ e n o a a p awagad in ttw p a s tie s of actaalty saving men. 'i* . —Whenever ws have to estsUiahasw . tdationa with a i^ on e , let ua adW aa ample provisionof pardon, of indtdgoaci^ u d ot kindneaa. I —It ia wonderful how aOant a m ad ema be when he knows h is canae ia just, and bow boiatMRNW ha beeoBaawhen b f knowa b e ia in ttw wrong. ’ —When the fitat raya of ttw riainf n n s t e d tbiough ttw latttocd window and — a dweket^boatd ot th^^ d eq ie t’s foee, the «troeiona ity baa nb' ^.Tianiw but to “ gambtd on the square.** I —SympattietioYoungThing.—••Nott. •ing in the paper but stupid strikea and bank failnrea and depieasianof tiada land prevailing dutnaa. Why don’t :Ui^ put in aomettiing a t aonw intarcsl to soraebodyT” •• lam afraid.” aaid a lady tohar hue-ifw i ••th a tlam g d n g to hava a atiff neck.” ••Not at all improbaUak m j ;dear,” lepltod herapouae, ••IbatvaaaoB stiang aymptoma of it ovar dneo wa m n m anied.” —Mottier, noiicfaigber little daa^itw wipe her mouth witti her diaaaaleov^ mAtA her what ber bandkarddat waa for. Said ttw litae one : •• A ia to dukoatttwladiMintho atnaL That iairiiat p ^ doea wHb bifc” fa. Tndiana bronaht suit fora divoioe agdnat his wifa^ gdned Uaaaaa^ •n d ih en applied tobar for mon«y topay thaeq^enaea. Sho gave it to him. aad in a fit gratitude ho oflteod to marry her again, bnt she declined. -A o n td n editor was t i ^ a w d i oao ovniing with b ia^j^^ when ah^ who waa toauntie and d r - a d n ia t^ natun.aaid: •• 1 Augustus,juatnotwa ttw moon.” ••Can’t ttunk of it, aty dear, for leaa than tweaty ceata a liaa.** —••My dear,” add a amiling qpoaaa ja ber oOier b d f. a morning or two ,lnoe^ « I am g i* ig a d u w N f ; I a little diange.” ••Fobhl’* reapcadad the ungdlant man, •'that wodd bo a a diange at a ll; yon go dwppiag evsry djqr.” —A brii^t littto fhie»-yea»oId. iridla ber mottier waa trying to gat bar to deep, becaiae toteroatad in aooM outride noiao. Sho wm tidd ttiat it was eaaaad by a cttaket, whea S ^ aafdy obaetvod: ••Mamma, I ttiiak ha ought to be oiled.’' —Little Annie plays so hard inttwao Taeationdayatbat dwdoea notbaccaaa round and r o ^ a a her mottar wodd Not long ainc^ aa dw waa having Batnrday night bath, bar mother •• Ob, Aanie^ dear, what ahaU 1 do with y o a f 1 bdieve yon grow tUaaav andtblnnsravaayday 1” Annia.ttMM|^ ao lika. her add. fultytegaidad bar mottmfor a I tiianaakad varyaerioudy, ••Am l ^ enoai^yal do yoa think to boaMAhsr o la p a fs rd o iir
|Title||Southport Times, 1879-08-07|
|Subject||Fairfield (Conn.) -- Newspapers; Southport (Conn.) -- Newspapers; Fairfield County (Conn.) -- Newspapers|
|Description||Frequency: Weekly; Publication dates: Began in 1879; Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 37 (July 31, 1879)|
|Collection||Newspapers of Connecticut|
|Source - Location||Connecticut State Library microfilm, AN104.S75 T56|
|Relation||Continues:Fairfield County times|
|Publisher||Henry A. Van Dalsem, ed.|
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|Title-Alternative||The Southport times|
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T h e So u t h p o r t T im e s .
FAI RF I E LD COUNTY
VOL. I. NO. 38. SOUTHPOET, CONN., THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1879. TBBMMi 9 1 .0 0 n o t A tm VM .
Mwi* Captoa, S Cmia.
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lA irS TEA AND COFFEE CO.
o r MEW YORK CITr, OUABAMTEE THE
BEST Ckwdt at LOWEST Maitet Prices.
OMd AittelM Is OtaM, Crockorv, Tin, Iron, moA Stone Wm« PraMnMI to oar pMrou. m MAIN ST., BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICOT.
S P E C I A L N O T I C E .
S m ’foUM p n ^M M toM U rW NO CBASGB lOB BBUSB.
J . B. ATHEETON & CO., UNDEETAKEBS,
«— i l « l « W r— t . B rM « « > « r t . O— ■ ■ ________
S t m o n f f a i n lH t ,
SOUTHPORT, . - ■ , CONN., .
h i i r i l llrotiries. Firtlliziri, a i l GeiL
HOUSE, SION AND FEESCO PAINTING,
Im t« » rto r n « d O h u r o k D eo om ,tA oB .
• O U X 'K P O C tX , . . . . COIVIV.
SHERWOOD & MEEKER.
•O U T H P O S T , OONV.,
V M C nU ^ fBMm Am R B t, ■lUW A B E . CBOCKEST, OLAHWABE,
rA ira * PAUT BBIIHIB8, OLAtiN, ice^
O S B jfL P F O R C A S H .
NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL DEPOT
X o * C r e a iM a n d D t n i n i p S a l o o n .
O IO A B 8 A N D TOBAOOOS.
LOUIS MUSER, - Sonlliport, Conn.
M O I 7 X H P O R X , - CJ03VBT.
CHOICE FAMILY GROC ER I E S ,
AT LOWEST CASH PBIOE8 .
HO US ATONIC RAILROAD.
BClOfBR ABEANOEXEMT-UreSaet i 4>rU 98th, 18TS.
nULOn LEAVE BBnXKPOBT—10:10 a. m. Mid 4:86 p. m. forDrabaiy.FttMIeld, Albuiy
SlMl^Md the WwL_niipiigh gdtete i^d from
t e A MO p. n . fw New Mlford. ABBIVE IN BRIDGEFOBT—74M
M B i l . w d S4S1I. n . fron Clttiaeld, Danbnrjr, AIIm^ u d the West
H: D. AVKULL, Oen’l 1
■riiMMrt. Oora.. April 98, in » .
T l GBEAFBST DRII6 STOBB IK THB WOBLD!
A . O m U A w n O u t t t a , t h o O h e n p C a n h l > r u a r i r l « t .
AboMt two ofo 1 redneel my prieet to iriwt I coDitdered a fair profit accordiog to
t e l ln w , Md whieh, with reawiaabI.T large mIcs, would yield me a iivine. aud in doing so
MWapMMtbetU'WiUof my coa^itora, aioce which Ume maujr and variouB metiiods
I me. I am well awai c that an
Mea retorted to tolnflnoDce the pnbiic from trading with
__ t hM been made to induce the belief that my icoodii were iuferior, and in thii way eatiafy
M r pMioM with their higher prices. I well nnderttaud that price would be of no object if
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