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T h e S o u t h i d r t T i m e s F A I R F I E L D C O U N T Y . V O L m . SOUTHPORT, CONN., FRIDAY, AUGUST 19,1881. m 39. Fm i J n Fointinc. €:i)e tinted. -;o:- SOBTHPOKT, F b id a s , Auoosi 19, 1881, A IVfglit i a J u n e . I . WE MAKE A SPECIATY OF J P Z N S l O O X . O B . " w o n . E C . In MBUMieial printing, for f |N il|m we have the it? 1T-' ■. ^' , r'. ftwwt « rtS l of any ottee in eSStteit See onr speei-pMos and get onr prices. TO RENT StOM ia Uie Bride Blodc on Centre Street, next door to ’^Th* 41m , ApertmeBti «n the eeeond and tliiid iloon of tlie iMiUyac. fltteA for a BoMdiog: flboie, or for two or tlme-'prirato Bmm to aait flw tiaMa. E. T. HALL, Agt. Soattiitort. DESIGNER. iBtarior and Exterior Decorative Painting. Paper .H a n ^ g , Graining and Idarblio. FILLING AlfD POUSHIKG OF WOODS. S I9MI atiMt. <vpMito BUDOEFOBT, Cnin.< W . L . F E R R IS , D . D . S ., Dental Rooms, 354- Main Street, BRIDGEPORT, CONN. Oiadaate of Pa Vl*Mia Ool2es« o! Daatsl Snigeiy. I i®' Pensions, B o u n tie s , M*Obluned for fioMiwi of all f iwuw ^ faa j W. H. NOBLE, BRIDGEPORT. ‘ • • _________ ■ N. BUCKINGHAM & CO., “ ^ l i o l e s a l e a n d R e t a i l F u r n i t u r e D e a l e r s m r rta in , B iU c a fd rt. C ia a . yAK B afcal i YatyQha^ for OmIu OaoaaDaUrraadoiit of tova wlfc—t JhBka ^ C . CONN. F . M. MO N T IG N A N I , P h o t o j g r a p h ic A r t i s t , **** • *» ow r B r ^ atocik B S tC pE PO R T , CONN. i ^ v o x a i s a wnPiJ^XBsr-ciLAss wobk ^ Wimmtim fl—Mind et B—neiMt W . C H C R C H O U S E ', ............................................................................................. MERCHANT TAILOR. a j l r t l * W a r k a * tFroiB Mxmlllanli MagiiiBiiJ Ltdj! inttaianichttfJiBie, lUr like thn and iMlr. Art than gul^ at ttw moon mtisiWiwttowljrT I an guiaa CB btrnow: BnBmUiIng tdhme^ »o «rt thon. n. . ' Ki^ bath been wbtn tbon and 1 Bide br aide ««• aitiiag, WateUnc o’er the OMMolit aky nta9 doadMa flitUns. Ckae ooi baada m» linked then; Wben «in tbqr be linked astin T m, Wbmt to me the «Utl%ht still, <k Oe nMwnbeaaaa'iftador, Uldaaottalawthia orthrflnpnataadtfT SanBer n l|^ in vain an dear, tr thr fooWcp be not near. IV Boaaa ahmiberinc in tkeir ■luathB OVrnv Ibnabold damber. And the bonqrmdde vicatbea Ua tnnalneent amber Bonnd tbe gaUca of my boine; Bow ia it thou doit not eooie 7 V. . ■ U tto« oaauat, niae on raaa >k«an ita aleep WDOld waken; non each flmrar and leaf that Uowa. ^lieawmldbeAakan: noatinrdom baai alar and tree. toBsel cast him in, so that he fell upon the ball floor bruised and se> verely injdred. He toeceeded in crawling to hia bed, but he never rose from it again. His body was purple and swollen. After a few days he died, and was buried in the churchyard. Immediately af* ter his spectre was seen to walk in company with that Qf’the shepherd. A servant of Thonr now sickened and after three jdays’ illness died. 'Wilhia a fewdaya five more died. The fast preceding Christmas approached, tbongh in those days the fashion of lasting was not introduced. In the eloset contdn-ing dried fish the stack Was so big that the door could not 1w closed, and when fish were want^, a ladder was placed aj^n st tfa^ pile and the top fish were taken away for use. Li the evening,, as ! men sat overtlio fire, the stac¥‘oif dried Stock-fish suddenly npaet^d when people went to examine it they could discover no cause, i Just be-fore Yule, also, Thorodd,Vthe bonder, went out in a long b^at with seven men to Neas, after p ^ e fish, and they were out all a i | ^ The same evening, the fires haling been kindled in the hall at Fnidriver, a seal’s head appeared to t ^ « n t of A ser- The inmates of the house desert* I lesf> articles and consumed them ed the room, and remained without IA court was next constituted at light and heat in another apart-1 the door, according to proper lega ment. Next day the fire was not I forma, and Kiartan summonsec lighted in the hall, but in the oth-1 Thorir Stumpleg, whilst Thon er room, the iisrm-people reckoning I Kausi summonsed Thorodd for en-upon the ghosts keeping to the hall. I tering a gentleman’s house without But no! in came the spectral train, I permission, and bringing mischief and upon the living men vacating I and death among his retainers, their seats the ghosts occupied I Every spectre there present was them, and sat grimly looking into I summonsed by name in due ani the. red fire till it died out, whilst I legal form. The plaintifia argue< the terrified servants spent the j their case, and witnesses were call-evening in the hall. On the third day two fires were I kindled—one in the hall for the ghosts, and another in the small I chamber for the living men; and ed and examined. The defendants were asked what exceptions they had to plead, and npon their remaining silent, sentence was pronounced. Each case was taken so it had to be done throughout I separately, and the court sat long, the whole of Tule. I The first action disposed of was Fresh disturbances now began in I against Thorir. He wa^ or-the fish closet, and it seemed as dered to leaye the house forthwith, though a bull were among the fish, j ^po° hearing this decree of the tossing them about; and this went I <^ourt, Stumplcg rose from his on day and night. A man set the I VL I wodd laU thee ^Aete Uie leaTea la ae awoo^aya tUte: And, Mm Aadoaa ton In dMavea, WewoaUkaa aadUaten Vorflie BOOS af that amet bird That in April atoWa ii heatd. • vn. And whoa mair Uda would doac^ AadthjrhaadwaadioaptaA Ikaa, Uke daw that eteef* the roee, Otettrla^pmratei«iM twmdd,tlBT«<i^V^ ' Kie ttj aweet npa mentlr. vm. X would lira thae an I own, . ABtiion haatwDold boRDw; I ttoai thee woidd keep alone Fear and doidit and aooow. AH or tender that ia mine^ Sbonld moat tended] be tbine. IX. Mooausbt! into other aUea, I beaaeeh the wander. Cnul, tbaa to Bock mine erei, tdlethaateaiBander lAn^owaUfhtonthiadaA ipot;— For nqr hdr eoaieth not! Amen Acamt. Jhorgunna’s Ghost, Concluded. At Frodriver there was a largo lall with a closed bed-room at one end of it. On either side of the hall were dosets; m one of these dried fish were stacked up, and flour was kept in the other. Every evening, about meal-time, a great fire was lighted in the ball, and men used to sit long before it ere | they adjourned to supper. The _ returned the men were sitting chat* I rn. j •• .. • J "“““'"V I dnpping with water. All were b.y pe™«,rf • ,b „ it Wta«.j,grO|, »" L.rtdeKd.tok.»of l.,oi.bI. the wall of the apartment, and the floor of the apartment^ vant girl, who first saw it,^ rushed to the door, and catchiu] bludgeon which lay beside at the seal’s head. The blAw made the head rise higher out of n e floor, and it turned its eyes' to w d the bed curtains of Thoiguite house -churl now took thes^i^ am beat a t the-apj>arition^vt.%_farc< i-n» bette^ ^-tfae bead rpsebigli^i at caoh stroke till its lore-fins appeared, and the fellow was so Irightened that he fainted away. Then up came Kiartan, the bonder’s sou, a lad of twelve, and snatching up a large iron mallet lor beating the fish, he brought down with a crash on the seal’s head. He struck again and again, till he drove it into the floor, much as one might drive a pile; Jie then I beat down the earth over it. I t was noticed by all that on every occasion the lad Kiartan was the only one who had any power over the apparitions. Next morning it was ascertained that Thorodd and his men had been lost, for the boat was driven ashore nearEnni; but the bodies were never recovered. Thnrlda, and her son Kiartan, immediately invited all their kindret and neighbors to a funeral feast. They had brewed for Yule, an( now they kept the banquet in com memoration of. the dead. When idl the company had amved, ant bad taken their places—the seats of the dead men being, as customary, left vacant—the hall door was ladder against the stack, and climbed to the top. He observed emerging from the pile of stock-fish a tail like that of a cow which has been singed, but soft, and covered with hair, like that oi a seal. The felloi^ caught the tail and pulled I sentence he rose— at it, calling lustily for help. Fp I “I go ; better had I ran men and women, and all drag-1 missed before.” He ged at the ta il; but none of them I through the door. “I sat whilst sit I might,” and hobbled out of the hall by the door opposite to that before which the court was held. The case of the shepherd was next disposed of. On hearing the been dis-vanisbed travel slowly round the ball against the sun. This appearance continued all the while that the men sat < >y the fire, and was visible every evening after. Thorodd ^ k e d ' borir Stumpleg, bis bailiSj what tUs portended ? and the man replied that it boded death to some one, but to whom he conld not ly. a « r tlr tfw . Aepb^d ^ i . I thehoi».i» tU , every evening as long as the feast ac ceptance with the goddess Ran if the dead men came to the wake “and,” says the Saga writer,“thong we are Christian men, and baptized we have faith in the same token BtilL” The spectres walked through the hall without greeting anyone, and eat down before the fire. The servants fled in all directions, and the dead men sat silently round the flames till the fire died out Murph/s Painters’ Supply Ston s. »MVflMkeriiKABt,faA,nJBi8naiB8,TASn8aE!i,WHini o n i w aM OOlOM «r««st7 tecrlpCiea. 1. ou aai mstaaper at Jtoir Tetk Mew. I mm*. O n uwM ta l JatotiMg fa aU tta ^ n a ih a i . - - - COMX«. in a strange manner. When addressed ho answered wildly, and they thought he must have lost his wits. The man remained in this state for some little while. One continued, and some deemed that at the conclusion of the festivities the apparition would cease. The * * t J . , .wake terminated, and the visitors night he went to bed u usual, but ^he fire was lighted as tu the morning, when the men came ^ ^ ^ U wake him they found him lying Choroid and his retinue, in is pMe. J dripping with water; they sat He was buried in the church. down before the hearth, and began A few nights after strange sounds wereheardouts.de thehouse;andLa„e in the spectres of Thorir one night, when Thonr Stnmpleg went <Hit of the door for some pur- afterhia,, and had been pose.hu «w the shepherd .tn d e k ^ r f ^ . covered with pMt him. Thonr »tten.pted proceeded to shake slipindoon again, but the Aep- the mold off their clothes npon h'erd grasped him, and after a short > Thorodd and his men. conld pull it out; it seemed stiff I and dead, yet suddenly it was whisked ont of their hands, and rasped the skin of their palms. The stack was now taken down,bnt no trace of the tail could be found, only it was discovered that the skin had been peeled off the fish, and at the bottom' of the stack not a bit of.flesh was left npon them. Th'orgrima; the widow of Thorir Stnmpleg, fell ill shortly afier this; on the evening of her burial she was seen in company with Thorir and his party. All those who had When Thorgrima was ordered to depart, she followed the others, saying, “I remained whilst to remain was lawlbl.” E!ach who left said a few words which evinced a disinclination to desert the fireside for the grave and sea-depths. The last to go was Thorodd, and hfrsind,’—^ “There is now no peace for ns here; we are flitting one by one.” Alter this Kiartan went in, and the priest took holy water and seen the tail were now attacked, I sprinkled the walls of the house; and died—men and women. In the then he sang mass, and performed autoinn there had been thirty many ceremonies, household servants at Frodriver; So the spectres haunted Frodriv-of these now eighteen were dead, I er no more, and Thnrida got better the ghosts had frightened five rapidly; and the prospects of the away, and at the beginning of the farm mended speedily.—[S. B—6 . month Goa, there remained but I in Domestic Monthly, seven. Things had thus come to such a pass M to render ruin imminent unless some decisive measure were pursued to rid the house of the spectres which haunted it. Kiartan, accordingly, determined on THB END, Godxx’s L /'ii’s Book job Skpt. Is brimful of attractions. The steel s .,™ ,u . his mothers brother, and one of Dickens’s great novel “Our Mutual the shrewdest men Iceland ever I Friend.” The Colored Fashion Flate produced. Kiartan rcached his <u>d the other numerous illustraUons uncle’s house at Helgaiell at the p ^* ^ ^ ^ ^* ^ ‘*^<’°” "B^cep^naI]y same time that a priest arrived contributes a from Gizor White, the apostle <,f I ■ ‘"*7 S^eat “ ^ e s t entiOed ‘‘Ash- Iceland. Snorn advised Kiartan to ton’s Acqnaintance,” and there is ia » 1 .. . i*ddition the nsnal budget of short takethepnest y th h im at Frod- Lteics. poems and sketches, and a nver, to burn all the bed-fnrnitnre j Diagram Pattern for the latest' style ofThorgnnna, to hold a court at of an early autumn wrap for his door, and bring a formal action I of onr leaders who do not at law against tho spectres, a n d j^ ^ Lady’s Book can be supplied then get the priest to sprinkle the 1 by leaving their orders at house with holy water, and WewiUfumish onr own shrive the survivors OH the farm P ^P ^ fd a eL ad y ’sBookfor thelow ' pnce of $2.50 per annum. The pub-on. ;] rr - , . I lisheiB agree to start a subsmption Thord Kausi, with six men, that he j with any month you may select might summons Kiartan’s father, considering th at there might be a [ The Iotkexationai. Beview. little delicacy in the son bringing I Intemtional Beriew for Sep-an action against the ghost of his tomber has eight articles of interest own father. .. and value, some of which at least So it was settled, and Kiartan rode home. On his way he caUed **^1 . * ^ ^ I while all ftxe importa&t in the sphexe at neighbors' houses and asked* The agricultural commissioa of the Ontario government reports four hundred and seventy cheese factories in that province. The censns report ou the fuel of the country states that fonr-fifUis of the fuel is wood and one-fifth eoal, with small qiuntities of hay, and com used in some fsgionfc The maiden of eheesehu just ^been leccivad bi Loodon. from Canterbuiy, New &ahmd. I t a n i ^ in good condition. If it sells leadily, and at remunerative prices, other shipments will follow. Agricultmisti^ genendly, inre watching the new Commissioner^ in the al< most vain endeavor to lem what ha knows about fanning. bM not exhibited any alarming speeanen of prae< tical knowledge, so far. The shipments of strawberries &om Southern Illinois during the psst sea- - son, was estimated at about 3.80,000 quarts, equal to about 160,220 casesi Three hundred and fifty cars wonld be required to tidca them to market. The Arkansas Talley in Im<im fair to become noted for the p ro d ^ tion of sorghum, simp, and sagsr. New factories'of conndmd>lesiaeare now in process of constmetion; and' the growing crop is reported isesoel-lent condition. This state was famous for its fine peach orchardi^ thirty or mote yean ago. bnt for twenty years, the teeea have failed to bear. It is now said the trees are fast improving, and Connecticut may sgain bosst of her fine orchards and perfect &uit. Of an poultry breediiig;, fhe rearing of the goose in favorable sitaafions i« said to be the least tionblesoine and most profitable. It is not smpikiag^' therefore, that the trade haa o^latev .yeaia..einoxiaoad2_d«Mlopad.. will live, and to a eutain ( thrive, on the coarsest grssses. Swiizerlaad has always been.cotnsid* ered os an eminent cattle brwding country, bnt the conramptioii auecds the production. The cnstom 'Iwnsa returns show that there are eveiy Tear about 80,000 head more eatUe' im* ported than exported. Corned bee^ hams and pork from the United States^ largely contribute to giva variety to the market. Complainta are made all over the west, partieuUriy in Kanaas,NebiMika and Iowa, that wire fences attract the lightning, often resulting in ibb killing of stock. The stoekimagiiie that the fence affords proteotiai fMaa the storm,snd accardiagty huddle doaa 19 toit. One instaneeia given where 66 head of sheep were killed in Nebraska at a single stroke, and another where 10 head oi cattle were killed.. Ground was recently broken farimr portant additions to the botanical department of Cornell Univeiaity.Ithica. N. Y., consisting of—L A large addition to the -present laboratory, the whole to be used ezdusivety by specially advanced students.—2: A new laboratoiy for general students.—3. A new range of five plant hons« With these improvements Fkof. *Ptantisa will be able to nudce better a department already very efficient How ( • E a t milk* . , , , , of discussion to which they pertain. help; so that by the time he reach-1 Mr. Al«an,iAi- to ... ^ t e s ed Frodriver his party was consider- “Naturalization npon Mr. Wm. J. Armstrong contributes a very readable sketch of “Spain of T o -d ayM r. J. Codman writes of “Mormonism. “The Difficulties of Prison Beform” are treated by Mr. A & Meyrick. Mr. Hemy C. Adams discusses the “Payment of Pablic^Debte;” “Tho En-ably swelled. It was Candlemas-day, and they drew up at the farm door just after the fires had been lighted, and the ghosts had assumed their customary places. Kiartan found his mother in b e d ,_____ j.ua xai with all the premonitory symptoms I d^w^ent of (^UegM”” by Be^!* of the same complaint which had F. Thwing, gives some very interest-cairied off so many others in the I ing facts relative to the value of col-lonse. The lad passed the spectres, I property and productive funds, and going up to the bed of Thor- Bettino Bicasoli,” the Italian gunna, removed the quilt and cur- o«o «>* Victor Emanu-bad be-ouged to her. Then he pushed ]>oldly up to the fire past the ghosts, and took a brand from it. In a few minutes he had made a >ile of brushwood, and had thrown bo bcd-fnrniture on top. The 1 ames roared up around the luck-sketrh by Mr. Wm, Chaun^y Lang-don. The number closes with the first installment of a series of studies of “Victor Hugo,” by Auguste Lau-gel. Pabliahed by A a Barnes & Co. New York, at $5.00 per year. Milk should not be taken &i copiona draughts like beer, or other^ds, U we consider the use of milk in infan^ we find that the sucking b ^ imbibsa little by little the natural food provi^ ded for i t Each small mouthful is secured by efiTor^ and slowly presented to the gastric mucous surface for the primal digestive stages. I t is thus regnhirly and gradually lednced to curd,and the stomach is not oppressed witn a Inmp of half-cosgnlated milk. The some principle dionld be regsrded in the casa of the adnlt Milic should be slowly taken in monthfuls, at short * intervids, and thus it is rightty dealt with by tne gastric juice. If milk be taken after other food, it is almost sure to burden the stomach, and to cadse discomfort and prolonged indi* gestion, and this for the obvious re»> son that there is insnffident digestive agency to dispose of it. And the better the quality of the milk the more severe the discomfort will be under these conditions. Milk is insnffidentty used in msking snnple puddings of such farinaceous foods ss rice, ti^ioca and sago. Distsste for these is engen-dered very often, I believe, because the milk is stinted la mitog them, or poor, skimmed milk is nsed. Abundance of new milk should be employed in making (Iiom, and more milk, ax cream, shonld Lu ud.led when thqr are «I eaten.—Popular Science Monthly, for tAuinist ii, \
|Title||Southport Times, 1881-08-19|
|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|
|CONTENTdm file name||3039.cpd|
T h e S o u t h i d r t T i m e s
F A I R F I E L D C O U N T Y .
V O L m . SOUTHPORT, CONN., FRIDAY, AUGUST 19,1881. m 39.
Fm i J n Fointinc.
SOBTHPOKT, F b id a s , Auoosi 19, 1881,
A IVfglit i a J u n e .
WE MAKE A SPECIATY OF
J P Z N S l O O X . O B . " w o n . E C .
In MBUMieial printing, for
f |N il|m we have the
1T-' ■. ^' ,
ftwwt « rtS l of any ottee in
eSStteit See onr speei-pMos
and get onr prices.
StOM ia Uie Bride Blodc on Centre Street, next door to ’^Th*
41m , ApertmeBti «n the eeeond and tliiid iloon of tlie
iMiUyac. fltteA for a BoMdiog: flboie, or for two or tlme-'prirato
Bmm to aait flw tiaMa. E. T. HALL, Agt. Soattiitort.
iBtarior and Exterior Decorative Painting.
Paper .H a n ^ g , Graining and Idarblio.
FILLING AlfD POUSHIKG OF WOODS.
S I9MI atiMt.
|CONTENTdm file name||3035.pdfpage|