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: ' \'PS?» ^.?+: >.<•.. -v.... VOL. III. THOMPSONVILLE, GO; Dtal iusiitcss 21: Physicians and Surgeons. EF. PARSONS, M. D., PHYSICIAN . AND SURGEON.—Residence and ortice corner of Pleasant and School streets, Thompsonville, Conn. J HOMER DARLING, M. D., HOMCEO- • PATHIC PHYSICIAN.—Pleasant street, Thompsonville, Conn. Office hours—From 12 to 3 p. M. and from C to 8 p. M. HENRY G. VARNO, M. D.—PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office in Burns's block, over the old bank room, Thompsonville, Conn. Dentistry. EO. WILBUR, DENTIST.—OFFICE • on Pleasant street, the scconcf house north of the hotel, Thompsonville, Conn. I WILL BE IN MY OFFICE IN ELY'S Building, Thompsonville, from the 15th to the 20th of each month, for profes sional practice, until further notice. Appointments can be made with Miss Agnes Stewart, at the Post-office. CHESTER JOHNSON. Dry Goods, Etc. WILLIAM FINLAY, Dealer in Foreign and Domestic Dry and Fancy Goods. Mrs. Simpson's block, Mainst., Thompsonville, Conn. Attorney o-at-Law. JOHN-HAMLIN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Mrs. Simpson's Building, Thompsonville, Conn. Lumber and Building Materials. rpiIE T. PEASE & SONS CO., Wliole- I sale and Retail Dealers in Lumber and B uilding Materials. Yards at Thompsonville and Windsor Locks, Conn. Steam Planing Mill at Tlipmpsonville. Connected by telephone with Springfield, Hartford and New Haven. Wood and Coal. CHARLES E. PRICE, AGENT.—Dealer in Wood and Coal. Wood a specialty— Chips for sale. Moving and heavy teaming done on reasonable terms. Thompsonville, Conn. m; ALLEN PEASE, Manufacturer of and dealer in Furniture, Crockery, Bedding, etc. Stoves, Furnaces, and House Furnishing Goods. Tin and §heet Iron Worker. Main street, Windsor Locks, Ct. L CHANDLER, MANUFACTURER OF • all kinds of Heavy and Light Team Business Wagons, Carts, etc. Horse shoeing and Jobbing, Mill and Machine Forging. Repairing done at short notice Windsor Locks, Conn. J II. IIAYDEN & SON, : F-I-R-E I-N-S-U-R-A-N-C-E-, Windsor Locks, Conn. A. W. CONVERSE, FIRE INSURANCE AGENCY. RISKS procured at the Lowest Rates on the following companies : NATIONAL, of Hartford, ORIENT, of .Hartford, CON I'IN'KNTAL, of Hartford. NORTH BKITISII and MERCANTILE, — of London and Liverpool. CONTINENTAL, of New York, FIKE ASSOCIATION, of Philadelphia. Draft and passage .Tickets sold at satisfactory rates, At the Post Office, at Windsor Locks, Conn. EBEN. J. BRIDGE, (Successor to Thomas J. Stinson), Hazardville, Conn. Dealer in Tin, Glass,, and Wooden Ware, &c., &c. Highest price paid for Rags and Paper Stock. 8£gp*Your patronage solicited. All bills due T. J. Stinson are payable to me. <T olrn mmmm HENRY H. ELLIS, DEALER IN ALL kinds of one, two, and four foot Wood.- Orders left at A. T. Lord's will receive prompt attention. Thompsonville, Conn. Hotels, Halls, and Livery. rpHOMPSONVILLE HOTEL, BENJ. F. JL Lord, Proprietor. Also, proprietor of Franklin Hall. Good Livery and Feeding Stable connected with hotel. Main street, Thompsonville, Conn. •ARSONS' HOTEL, P ' " BROAD BROtHf: JSP*Hearse.and Carriages. is Hair Dressing1 and Shaving. NEAL SLOAN, Hair Dressing Rooms, Pease's Block, Main St., Thompsonville, Conn. Hair cut in the best manner. Every customer has a clean towel. Call-in. House Furnishing Goods, Etc. NILES PEASE, Dealer in Furniture, Beds and Bedding. Main street, Thompsonville, Conn. WILLIAM MULLIGAN, Dealer in Stoves, Tinware, and General House-Furnishing Goods. Ornamental Vases always on hand. North Main St., Thompsonville, Conn. Meat and Fish Markets. BENJAMIN BRIGHT, DEALER IN Beef, Pork, Mutton, Lamb, Poultry, Tripe, Ham, Lard, &c. German Sausage, from the best New York makers, kept constantly on hand. All kinds of Meats in their season at lowest cash prices. Main street, Thompsonville, Conn. Music, Etc. M ISS LORENA PEASE, M-U-S-I-C T-E-A-C-H-E-R-, /Thompsonville, Conn. - 9rl •', IS#!® &i§iiR JRA P. ALLEN, AGENT FOR THE Estey and George Wood Organs and Pianos. Will offer special inducements for cash. Enfield, Conn. Printers and Publishers. X7V. Martin, DEALER IN Musical Merchandise. Band and Orchestra Music, Sheet Music, Music Books of all kinds. Band and Orchestral Instruments furnished at short notice. Strings a specialty. Orders by mail will receive prompt attention, Box 227, Thompsonville, Conn. Headquarters at J. C. Wiesing's store, Main St. THKEE LIGHTS. The sun shone warm; the morning breeze Came laughing through the spreading trees;. There fell a sudden, joyous gleam On two who kissed beside a stream. The day's decline was fierce and hot; At sunset, on the selfsame spot, There waited one whose eyes shone bright And vengeful in the angry light. Last came the moonlight, cold and pale, A nd circled with A cloudy veil, Showed through the trellis of the wood A white face floating down the flood. Begg's J*To. 7jGOO CtTR.ES 3VI.A Ti ArtlA ! $rEVER KNOWN TO FAIL-! . - JERY it—guaranteed to contain no QUININE^ WILL^MBf( TCorner prug^to; „ DrDQAKTAT "Parts of the humani)p rljfiOUKAL. enlarged, developed, arid strengthened," is an interesting advertisement long run in our pafcer. In reply to inquiries we will say that there is no evidence of humbug about this. On the contrary, the advertisers are very highly indorsed. Interested persons may get sealed circulars giving all particulars,by addressing ERIE MEDICAL CONCERN, P. O.box 513 Buffalo, N. Y.—[ Toledo Eve. Bee. ANCHOR LINE. U.S. Mail Steamships Sail from New York every Saturday for Glasgow via Londonderry. Cabin passage, §60 to $80; 2d cabin, $40; steerage, outward, $28; prepaid, $21. Liverpool aM Queeiistown Service. FURNESSIA sails May 2G, .June 30, Aug. 4. CITY OF ROME sails June 9, July 14, Aug. 18. BELGRAVIA sails June 16, July 21, Aug. 25. Cabin passage $60 to $100, according to accommodations. 2d Cabin and Steerage as above. Anchor Line Drafts issued at lowest rates are paid free of charge in England. Scotland, andlreland. For Bassage, Cabin Plan?, Books of Tours, etc., .apply to HENDERSON BROTHERS, New York, or J. HUNTER, Thompsonville. THE TRUE mm, "WANTED, a clerk at 650 Washington Street." This was the advertisement that appeared in one of the morning papers of a large city. Many, a young fellow who had been seeking employment for weeks felt his hopes rise as he read it. Fred Barker heard it at the breakfast table the day after it appeared; his sister Louise said, "0 Fred! I' forgot to tell you that I saw in yesterday's paper that Mitchell & Tyler want a clerk; that will be the place above all others for you. It's a splendid store. Of course you can get the place if your not too late. You can take a letter from Uncle Horace; his in fluence and your appearance will settle the matter. I heard Mr. Mitchell was real fussy about his clerks, but I'm sure he can find nothing to object to in my handsome, well-dressed brother," and the elder sister looked admiringly at Fred's fair face, smooth locks, and well-fitting suit. "Perhaps I'll call around there after awhile," Fred said, carelessly. 'Please hurry and go now, won't you?" his sister said; "I'm afraid somebody has snatched up the place before this time." Fred finished his breakfast in a leisurely way, put a few extra touches to , his already careftil toilet, lighted a cigar, and sauntered forth. •' . * "Better throw away your cigar before you go in; Mr. Mitchell may object to that," said Louise, who stood iu the front door as he passed out. "He'll have to take me as I am," Fred said with a lofty air; "all gentlemen smoke. -I do not propose to bo.a slave to him or any other man." '. ¥ Hercalled in at his utfcle^of|tf# on the way^^^^oeBrfed. a letter of r<p*jnmeil<f' THE THOMPSONVILLE PRESS. Published every Thursday Evening, by THE PARSONS PRINTING COMPANY, LINDSEY'S BLOCK, MAIN STREET. THE PARSONS PRINTING COM-pany, Eookand Job Printers, and Publishers of THE THOMPSONVILLE PRESS, Main street, Thompsonville, Conn. Office connected by telephone. '•f'' v——— Groceries and Provisions. ::Kva®§g| •mm tini SPENCER & BABCOCK—THE NORTH STORE—Dealers in Choice Groceries and Provisions, Clothing, Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes. Select stock of Dry and Fancy Goods. Fanners' Produce bought and sold. Coriier of Pleasant and Whit-worth streets, Thompsonville, Conn. JAMES WATSON. GRAIN, MEAL and Feed for sale at reasonable prices. Custom grinding done at the usual rates. A ftall supply .always on hand. Main street, ThompsoriviUe, Conn. CHRISTOPHER WISEMAN, DEALER in Flour, Meal, Grain, Feed, Etc. Custom grinding done at the usual rates. Corn shelled, or ground on the. ear, at the North Mill, on Springfield road. A full supply-always on hand. , Orders filled promptly-and delivered free of charge. EPHRAIM POTTER, MANUFACTU-rer of Wagons, Sleighs, Trucks, Sleds, Plows,. Harrows, Road Scrapers, : etc. Horse -Shoeing, General Jobbing, Carriage Painting and Trimmingydone at short notice. Also, a general assortment or GROCERIES. Enfield, Conn.. ;;v E. J; SHELDON, DEALER IN &RO _ ceries, Flour, Stationery, Yankee Notions, Choice Tobacco, Cigars and Snuff. Orders received for Coal and Grain. Main street, Enfield, Conn* . j£: HOLZ APFEL", BLACKSMITH and Geueral Jobber. Particular attention paid to Horse Shoeing. Repair ^ all kinds. S^Good work.and low , prlc^ guaranteed. Broad Brook, Conn. , ij&sffls. as .. i THE THOMPSONVILLE PRESS is an eight column folio weekly, filled with interesting reading—New England, local and general news, and well-selected miscellany. , TERMS: $1.50 a year in advance; six months^To cents; three months, 40 cents. Postage prepaid by the publishers. Papers are forwarded until an explicit order is received by the publishers for their discontinuance and until payment of nil arrearages is made, as required by law. No notice will be taken of anonymous communications. Whatever is intended for insertion must be authenticated by the name and address of the writer—not necessarily for publication, but as a guaranty of good faith. We do not hold ourselves responsible for any views, or opinions expressed in the communications 6f our correspondents. RATES OF ADVERTISING, Nine lines of Brevier type, or one inch per space, constitute a _r— Cards of one inch space/or less, yew,$8.00. Reading Notices, 10 cents a line, in ordinary advertising . per inch, one week, 75 cents. Each subsequent insertion, 50 cents. - Special rates to large advertisers made known on application. Transient advertisements to be paid in advance. Births, Marriages, and Deaths Inserted free. Obituary notices) 10 cents a line. THE THOMPSONVILLE PRESS will be for sale at John Hunter's^ and by news boys, every Thursday evening. Copies folded ready for mailing can also be had at Hunter's or at this office. ' , AT ENFIELD ST., the Press will be for sale by F. J. Sheldon, at the Post office. AT HAZARDVILLK, at Gordon Brothers' store. news room, and by news boys£.j|gg All communications shoulaTbe addressed to ^,THE^TJUUMPSONVILLE PRESS, THOMPSONVILLK, CONK. "th^i^ilked-i with brisk step aboy'of flfteeiij i year or two ydunger than himself. This was David Gregg. HeY too, had seen-.the advertisement, and was on his way that very minute to C50 -Washington street. He was the eldest of a family of children whose father had died at the beginning of this long winter. David had tried hard to find employment, had improved every moment in doing odd jobs for anybody, had studied .the papers and answered advertisements until he was well-nigh discouraged. The places were sure to be filled by persons who had influential friends; he had none, for his father had removed to the city from the country only a short time before his death, and now, more because he applied for everything he heard of than from any hope of success, he had risen very early that morning, made the fire, and while his mother was preparing' breakfast put himself in the neatest possible order to go to Mitchell & Tyler's. - . When he appeared at the breakfast table looking so bright and neat, his mother thought he was a son to be proud of, the handsomest boy in the whole city, yet Ins face was actually homely as far as' beauty was concerned; his clothes were coarse, and he had no fancy neck-tie, no flashing pin, or gold cull-buttons, like the elegant young gentleman before him.- What was the reason that among the large number of boys who filed in and out of Mitchell & Tyler's private office, no one of them had been selected to fill the vacant clerkship? Mr. Mitchell, the senior partner of the firm, had asked some plain, straightforward questions of them; "Where do you spend your evenings? Do you play cards, go to the theatre?"* etc.; for Mr. Mitchell had declared to his partner, "If there is a boy in the world who Iwts good habits and right principles, I'm going to hunt him up, if it takes all winter;" so it turned out that many of the boys could not give saisfactory answers to th| searching questions; and other.-?, when Mr. Mitchell sounded their knowledge of figures, were not ready reckoners. They came and went fqr one whole day; and as soon as the door was opened the next morning, candidates came flocking And how it was Fred Barker's turn. He stood before Mr. Mitchell, his hat on his head, his cigar removed from his mouth, it is true, but the smoke thereof curling upwards into the merchant's face. .He presented his letter of introduction. Mr. Mitchell read it, then asked a few questions. Meanwhile his' practical eye was taking it all in,—the cigar, the imitation diamond, the large seal ring, the flashy neck-tie. He knew in a twinkling where $Ved Barker probably spent his evenings, and that it would take more money to indulge his tastes than he could honestly earn. ; 1 - . , To Fred's astonishment he ; presently heard; "I do not think, young man, that you are just the one we have iu mind for this place." Then before he knew it, he was. bowed out. ' „ The next boy who was admitted did not advance with Such an over-confident air. He" held his hat in his hand and spojeein a modest, respectful mahner. "Have you recommendation?" cufl's, the delicately even by such small character read—and pfr •: v.: : v / - * ""A*, i' !nlpg|||| * <;r • - ;>! ^THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1883. ' I-.-', m - . : NO. 52. a little dejectedly. long in the city." "Well, you need none, if I can tru eyes," Mr. Mitchell remarked t The bright, frank face and the man of the bo.y impressed him most favor* lip was still more pleased when he him into conversation and learn books he was fond of, aud how h going on with his studies in the although lie had been obliged to leav high school and earn his living, Mr. Mitchell had very sharp eyes"; took note of the well-bmshed garme the shining boots, the snowy collar clean finger-hail|; things as these'! above all, the of sincerity and honesty shining from,# blue eyes. "Well,.,David," Mr. Mitchell said( as got up and walked backward aud fo: "what if I were to tell you that you I have" the situation providing you work a part of every Sabbath?" It was a most cruel test.. The bo] tated—just a moment—then he said, .yg| his color rose and his voice choked^ should say, sir, .that .1 cannot accep' "Not even when your.mothe, money so badly?" "No, sir; my mother money so earned. She has alwaySfJatt me to obey God aud trust him, com' will." "That .lias the true rinir. Diire said Mr. Mitchell, bringing his haS^lpj on David's shoulder. "My dear bgj want you, and I do not want you to any work for me on the Sabbath. | pay you ten dollars more a montli ,t; the last clerk received, because I am g] to find olie boy out of a hundred wh'i members his mother's teachings, fears to disobey his Lord.—Neio^. Ti Evangelist. ' EUROPEAN SKETCHE NUMBER TWENTY-FIVE. l'.UJIS CONCLUDED—-THE LOUVLLL' The Louvre! Who does not go in' ecstasies, after only a brief* inspection its priceless treasures and who does n value his privilege, if many visits to th world renowned gallery of wealth -an; art are allowed. : bewilder you with any descriptions or impressions, until we stand before the original statue of the Veaus de Milo. I had Seen copies, busts and engravings of it a hundred times, but never saw anything beautiful from an artistic point of view until face to face with the original. It ivould be difficult to say what is to be admireiTSnorc, the exquisitely moulded features, or the genius of the artist who executed it. But it seems impossible to convey any correct impression of the Louvre either to. the lover of art, or to the lover of travel, who still has Europe in prospect. It is overwhelming iu the impressions it gives of the wealth of art. To borrow an expression taken from the vocabulary of modern advertisers, it must be seen to be appreciated and it will require a great many visits to see enough of it to be able to appreciate it. Quite near the Louvre is the Palais Royal,where are the famous jewelry stores and restaurants of Paris. 'The stores form |i series of arcades enclosing a great gar1 .den, and in the evening, when a perfect blaze of gas-light falls upon the windows filled with glittering jewels and sparkling gems, the effect is_very beautiful. There js a great deal of imitation jewelry sold jhere, but the dealers are compelled to show a sign announcing whether their display is real or imitation. The designs for the latter are as beautiful and ^varied 'as for the real article, and it is really remarkable to what perfection the art is parried. The place is thronged with Americans who can not resist the temptation to carry oft' this pretty work by the half peck. The Frenchman soon recognizes the foreigner and doubles the price immediately, pointing.to huge placards of f'Prix Fixe." But one discovers that the price is "fixed" according to the custo-riner and his anxiety to purchase. ' The two largest shops in Paris are the Bou March6, aud the Magasin de Louvre, Jbotli of tlieni immense retail stores, where Jpjvevy conceivable article in the furnishing IfSflpae may be bought, at fairly reasonable rHcnlnvc nrr* VPI'V n hi fillrices. The displays are very beautiful., ^especially in the lace and robe depart- |ments, and unless the ladies can-deposit Jp2£heir money safely with some absent jjt^member of the party or determinedly sake up their minds not to spend even a Eanc, it will be one of the unknown pos-lities if they rise superior to the many Itractlous.' And it is-, just so with the We were only able to make three visits^' but we fairly luxuriated in our opp6rtuiu|^ . ties. The actual experience' of spending^eptlemen —they cannot escape the fever, even a few hours studying in an art gal^^<l "gcn6rally rush to greater extremes lery is very wearisome for the time, andfMthah the ladies. On the whole it is just descriptions are even more tiresome, ^.^mho.'it £is;well for Americans to patronize it would make such ti chasm in our recpl-^ lections of Paris if the Gallery of thf Louvre yrere left put, that in all patieij^ ^e ask ypu to follow .us-for ^'^liorl ie, industries, for they don't stop to |^r^bf|he^^Vexations pf Juggoge and. the Kistpttp*lioU|o regulations, which ,, ^ener-however never returned to Suflield, but by hard work and possessing .genuine Yankee pluck of the right-sort, became quite wealthy, one of them a large landholder. Rial, Daniel, and Jack were the younger sons. Daniel was a " chip of the old block," and of whose capers aud thieving exploits we shall devote some space in detailing later on. Of the daughter we have no record. There are very few living witnesses of transactions of sixty-five and seventy years ago. Many stories are told of the old man's countless crimes and misdemeanors, and vouched for—of liis driving into the woods at midnight and helping himself to other people's wood and getting it to market Jby sunrise; while plowing in afield cutting strips from the horse's hide to mend a fractured harness"; to revenge a neighbor stealing his sheep and roasting them alive in an oven; digging around a barn and sinking it into the earth a number of feet to cast a suit pending against him; cutting out calves tongues, and other acts of cruelty. lie one day got into a dispute with one .Tack King. They met shortly after'near the bridge over the brook. "King bein the better mau, gave Winchell one of the severest poundings he ever had, barely leaving life in him. This thrashing laid the old man up for some time, but as soon as he recovered, however, he had Jack arrested, but how it was settled wo have no knowledge. In the latter years of his life, when too old to get about readily to do as much mischief, he took up the occupation of prowling around in search of cattle to drive to "pound," and we can remember, and distinctly, of his seizing our ".old white mare " and putting her in durance. Luther Adams was poundkeeper. I was sent after the mare just at the edge of evening. Adams, helped me on to her back—I was quite young, and bad only a lialter to guide lier. Opposite of the late Col. S. B. Kendall's, the marc " took a tumble," and pitched me head and heels into the ditch. Mr. Kendall came to my assistance, and ottered to carry mo home. But I took to my heels and ran after the mare without stopping to say a word. Not long after this aft'air the old marc took sick, and not forgetting the insult that the old terror had heaped upon her; got out of the pasture one night, wended her way to the door of the old hut where he lived, laid down and died. She lay there until decomposition forced him to cremate the body, which took three days and many cords of wood to accomplish. As we have stated Winchell was constantly before the courts for debt or for gftealingf. .often sent to3 j ail, bu t •. would? manage iu some to secure bail arid Superior Court, held at Hartford the fol-\ not give up in despair until you have lowing September. seen Dr. Warner. Remember, it will Some five years elapsed after Winchell's wife left him, and the murder—but soon after she went to live with Rial the old man picked up an old liag, wandering about apparently houseless and homeless, by the name of Nancy Jock, to keep house for liim. She was a white woman, but her reputed husband was black as the ace of spades. They had also lived in Feeding Hills, but as soon as the parish found out that she was not married to Jock they cleared her out, though she had had live children by liim. She lived at Winchell's until the shooting, when she was again set adrift—and .the balance of the Winchell family moved West, except Dan, who enlisted into the regular army at New London, where we will leave him for the present. •. Albort Kent was deputy sheriff for the town ai this time, and when he took the old mau t.o Hartford to jail to await trial Winchell asked permission that Nancy might accompany him part of the way. The request was granted. It had been generally noised about that the old man had, like the pirate Ividd, buried treasure. On going through Windsor plains he asked the officer to drive a little oft" the road, some five or six rods, to an apple tree. He got out of the Vagon, and began digging a hole about one foot square with his hands to the depth of about eighteen inches, when he came upon a square box, within which was a tin canister, used formerly for powder, which he broke open and took therefrom a roll of bills and a bag of silver. The bills were quite yellow, as if buried a long time, lie gave part of the moucy to Nancy and she returned to Suflleld—lie then got into the wagon and was driven to Hartford. At the September term the Winchell case came on for trial. The evidence was somewhat conflicting, old Nancy and one or two other wituesses in iVivor of the defense, testifying that Rial- had threatened to kill his father, which had a slight bearing on the jury, and he was-brought in guiity of manslaughter. The old man being then 7"> years old, and as it was thought he could not live long, Judge Williams sent him to State prison at Wethersfield for only ten years. Among the witnesses on the part of the State were William Quids, Allen Rising, Anson Stiles, James M. Morse, Comfort Kent, Dr. Pease, John King, E. S. Moron, Albert Kent, John Noble, and Wells Taylor—of these, we believe, there are only two living, John Noble and J. M. Morse. "When the ten years were up Winchell came back to Suflield, dug out the cellar under the old house which had tumbled in during his absence, patched up a hut underneath, portioned part of it off into small pens or stalls, and cohabited there for a number of years with wood-chucks, skunks, snakes, rabbits, turtles, etc., and they constituted his principal food, lie hunted up old Nancy Jock, and she took up her abode Avith him again, until he began to show signs of breaking down, and the toAvn thought it time to send him to the poor-house. His property being attached and confiscated, as allege^, by liosAvell King and others, the sons ivlio had run away in early life sent on word that if.-the town. woitld;;Clothe^^/hin^ iiprjmil^yMs fare,; tp Ohio they f town was On#;;1--1 ip:easilyia'n(|,§U1 where.' ' him, Thfe, rid ofMmj cost you nothing to consult him; then you can judge for yourself Avhether he is superior to any other physician you ever consulted, or not. . And right here Ave Avould call the attention of our readers to a class of men who solemnly aflirm that all physicians who advertise are Quacks. There is not much difference between a regular Quack and an irregular one. A Regular Quack is one who has attended some regular chartered college for the term of three years, more or less, obtained a diploma, and received the title of M. D., Avhen in fact he is no more qualified to practice medicine than a child nine years old. He has learned by books to answer certain question*, with a head full of theory, Avliich Ayhen put into practice is sure to kill or disable seven tenths of his patients. Then, for fear that his narrow, contracted mind should expand and he be able to rise above this foolish Avay, he goes to Avork and pledges himself to denounce every other way, so that he cannot accept any information (no matter of how much value it might be to his felloAV-men) from one that pursues a different course. It would be a crime against the rules of the Regulars that Avoukl cause their expulsion, to counsel Avitli one of their OAvn brothers, even though he had graduated at the same school, and Avas superior in every respect to them. If he should advertise directly, that very act Avould be sufficient to Stigmatize him as an Irregular Quack. To illustrate, Ave will point our readers to one fact which happened about a year ago. Mr. , a resident of Boston, who had been told by his family physician that he never could be cured of a certain malady Avitli Avliich he Avas afflicted, had by the request of his physician consulted others, of the same school of course, and all agreed Avith the family physician; but through kind providence the man saw Dr. Warner's advertisements in one of the Soringfleld papers. To make a long story short, he called on the doctor and put his case in his hands. In about four AA'eeks he Avas entirely cured. After being cured the man called upon his family physician, AVIIO Avas greatly surprised, yet appeared highly delighted, to see him cured. lie inquired who had cured him. The man told him a Dr. Warner in Springfield. He took the doctor's address and said he would visit him at an early day for the information ;he should obtain. After this, in conversation, the family physician asked him how he happened to go to see Dr. Warner, and when the man told linn that it Avas through an advertisement, the regular physician exclaimed,—"WHAT! DOES IIE ADAREIA'ISE? Then I do not want to knoAV anthing more about urn. He is a Quack!" This family physician, we think, Avithout a doubt belonged to the narrow-minded class of Regular Quacks just alluded to. Now there are a good many Quacks who style themselves Regulars, (Ave call them quacks because their Avork proves them such,) yet we would think it unjust to declare every regular physician a quack, because Ave KNOAV a great many, even in Springfield, to be such. We are well aware that there are quacks, too, among those Avho advertise, not because they advertise, but because their works sho; "them to be such;"-As^rj Writ, kno n Pari#,-evehl;hfegreat^'lidns" thai body describes,it Woilld make our sketched 'pf Paris so long that we would utterly ex-architecturally superb;-/They are adorj ^ ith inbst beautifully ciit:ahd artistically-arranged ornamentations,such as wre°aths, great groups of statuary and allegorical , , figures, and; at intervals, vast oraamen^l;ftost the patience of our.-kind, readers gdteways cut for entrance. The; ^ enclosed amounts^to some si^ acresyand^so far. as an American remarked, it ought to be^'^ Paris is the Elysium magnificent after three centuries of labor the Avorld. - • Every pleasure seeker will find his god had been spent upon it. As one sharpens his pencil and gets out.a new note book' in vieAV of this prolific field of art, but finds he is overwhelmed, lie consoles himself Avith the thought that so much has been written about the Louvre, that the subject is threadbare, and that the public do not s care "for any more raphsodies. This may be true, but it is this Avonderful exposition alone'that brings thousands of travelers every jear to Paris. ^ Acres of floors, miles of pictures, days of Avonder, hours of sight-seeing—a plethora of art. How many originals that we have seen copies of in every stylel HOAV many works of great artists that Ave have read of, and curious antiquities! What an opportunity for ever3'body, student, artist, curiosity seeker and traveler, and Ayhat a privilege, for admission to" this great mine of Avealth is free, though the sale pf catalogues alone'is nearly fifty thousand dollars a year. We could make no settled determination to begin with the basement and systematically visit each story, but Ave managed to dp a great deal of the collection, more or less thoroughly. The paintings are all arranged according to the schools in Avliich they belong. Thus, the Spanish and * Dutch iu one gallery, the Italian in ancfther and the French in another, and they are still further subdivided, so that the student or what-here, in the shape of the extreme of frivolity* fashion, or excitement. It is said to be the place where all good Americans go when they die, but where Will all the bad Frenchmen go—for visions of an heavenly city do not include^their society—so we must take the saw metaphorically and let it include only Avhat accords Avitli our OAVII ideas of Pari-disc. Suffield Half a Century Ago- Pw": . X Winchell. -Old John There are hosts of copyists', ladies and gentlemen, busily engaged in. sketching, painting or Avorking up some crayon piece, some enlarging and others bringing down some large scene to., a compass small enough-for a miniature. r - The Grand gallery, a quarter of a mile in length, fifty feet in width, contains some two thousand of the finest masterpieces in the Avorld, and would cause even tlie most indifferent lover of art to enthuse. We even feel like shaking hands witli Ptir-selves and congratulating each other* that we are experiencing the enjoyment of see-ing- so much genuine art. Think of seeing the original works of Raphael, Titian, Holbein, Guido, Murillo, Vandyke, Paul Veronese, Leonardo da Vinci, besides many others all in one gallery I A nd tills doe$ not mean simply one picture from each of the great artists, for the Louvre is rich in the works of each. There is a whole gallery of Reubens, another of Vernet's 'Seaports*; . There Conception, of the Virgin; ;Raphael|s beautlM picture of the Virgin au.a;Chii<|; Titian's^ Entombment of Christ'; then there are over thirty thousand sketches ill-pencil and India iiit.f| There arc museums and collections 4t every . description, from antique, -terracottas and Venetian glass, toje\Veity ancl " '' es of all periods, a review-o^ Is very much lik6 a guide Jpo pas3 through All -the iftft. The town of Suffield, like other toAvns, has its history, and has had also its quota of peculiar people. The present generation need only to refer back to the records of years long-gone to call up incidents and reminiscences Avithout number, of the exploits and vagaries of men, some Avorth recording— to one of these Ave propose to give a brief sketch, a notorious and unenviable record. The theme may be revolting, but neither conscientious journalism nor a living Cliristianity can shrink from it. For instance, in the north part of the town there lived, a half century and more ago, a family bearing the name of Winchell—Old John Winchell—a« brick-maker by trade, afterward a farmer, Avhose Varied experience in days of yore many now living are not unfamiliar from the tales told at the Avinter's hearth, and of whose name the ink oh the court docket was scarcely ever dry. The alleged ugly disposition and.peculiar "crookedness" of the man kept him continually in a broil or laAA'suit Avitli his neighbors and others; The Winchell family came from Feeding Hills, just Over the line. Old Joliu had one brother, David, who bore a much bet-ter, reputation, although said to have been a very '-.odd stick;" He lived at that time in Feeding Hills. There were also two sisters, one married a mau by the name of Lane, and moved out into f ork State, the other married and lived in Springfield. The subject of this sketch, hpwever, lived on what was known as "-The Plains," a little west of the late Dea. Geo. Fuller's. He owned con$id erable-landed property, the mostot which lay in the neighborhood of Avhere he lived; he also owned a strip about !a half a mile northwesterly, Just above the Amos Gardiner place, and a piece of wood-larid about two miles Avest, on what was then ktiowa as " King's Hill," a short distance easterly of Taylor's pond. 'We note the locality of these latter plots,the niore particularly as they have an impor tant bearing on the matter in hand. Winchell's wife, we believe, came from XiOUgnieadow, her name was Coonies, and of good-family. Winchell (had five sons toi^ one daughter. The two eldest boys, at the age Of 12 and -14, ran away from home. They could not get' along with their father, he being very harsh AVlth them. They traveled all the.way to Ohio on foot, begging their food of farmers on the and sleeping ip. barns- at nlglit. ed, that adj^l^^^^^G^diHer place and the woodland on King's- Hill—and Avent on to improve them; on the former lie built a house, and Avlien finished his mother weut and lived Avith-him and kept house for him, as she found it impossible to live longer Avith her lius.band. Father and son at once became at variance, and quarrels and disputes often arose between them. On Monday afternoon, the 24th of March, 1834—forty-nine years ago this spring-after having cut oft' a quantity of Avood on King's Ilill, Rial dug a pit to burn charcoal. Samuel Hastings had previously contracted for the coal. At about sundoAvn Rial had completed the pit. On Avalking around to see if it was all right, he saAV liis father behind a tree about two rods off pointing a pistol at liim. Rial shouted, "Don't shoot here!" lie did shoot, however, the ball taking effect in Rial's groin and bowels, and immediately followed the cry of " murder." The old mau turned on his heel aud fled. People living in the vicinity hearing the cry of murder immediately hastened to the spot and found Rial mortally Avounded. :\lleu Rising and William Oulds Avere among the first to reach the spot. They had been to Soutlnvick ponds, aud Avere on their Avay back. They had met Winchell a few minutes before Avith a horse-pistol in his hand, and accused him of shooting his son, as it Avas generally knoAVn that he had threatened Rial's life, but Winchell replied that he Avas struck first, and passed on. Rising and Oulds, Avith others Avho by that time were attracted thither, picked up the Avouuded man and -couveyed him to the nearest house, which was that of John Noble. Rial lived until the next afternoon, about tAventy hours from the time Le Avas shot. The body Avas removed to his *home, and, after the .funeral, Avas interred in the old After the shooting Wincllfcll hastened back to his house, changed his clothes, and left'..town. ,The news of the murder bad spread, aud "the citizens turned out eh masse, assembling at Winchell's houso to consult and plan for the capture and punishment of the fugitive. Two men yv&rc selected to remain at the house all night, two sent to Springfield, tAvo to Hartford, two to West field, and two to Southwick, and a reward A>as# immediately offered by the selectmen of the toAvn for his apprehension. The fol- JOAviDg description was given Sf the criminal : ^' Winchell is 73 years old, has a doAvn-caSt look,- Avith darkish eyes, and had on when ho escaped a blue suit of clothes, ,wij;h a black-hat." ; . Winchell walked all the way to Hartford that night, ailout twenty miles* entering the city abont sunrise the itext morning. Two Suflield men, however, had arrived there before him, one was E; S. Moron. On passing up Main street they saw Winchell on the opposite side,in the neigh; borhood of Jlose street; they managed to get around behind him unobserved, -and seized him. He was. brought , back to Suffield, • had a "hearing -before Judge is soil Dan,. Of whom Ave have re-ferredin- thls sketch, AYC shall have something to say next Aveek. -ABOUT DR. WAENER. If it is a Avcll-cstablished fact that DR. WAUNEU has actually performed more permanent cures Avithin the past seven years that lie has been located in Spring-fiolxl than any other physician in this Country; it does in fact almost seem incredulous that a patient Avho had received treatment from the best medical skill in New York city, Boston, and Philadelphia, without any benefit, should come to a little city like Springfield and be cured permanently. But such arc facts. A large majority of Dr. Warner's patients are those Avho have been unsatisfactorily treated .by other physicians of the highest reputation. The doctor's system of treatment is entirely neAV as regards practice and payment for services. Other physicians Avliom you Atisit ask you almost in the first questions, What seems to bo the matter with you? IIOAV do you feel? After patients have told a physician all about their case, you can see at once that it would be quite an easy matter for the physician to say that he knew Avhat the disease Avas, Avhether he did or not. There Dr. Warner differs from others, as lie does not allow his patients to tell liim; but without a word tells them just hoAV they feel and where their difficulty lies. If their ease is incurable Dr. Warner will frankly tell them so, and have ua^fpg to do Avith them, while-other physicians encourage thein, so the patient can visit the trusted professional man as long as their money holds out, Avlien the physician suddenly comes to the conclusion medicine can do nothing for them. Not so Avith Dr. Warner. He will not take a patient in hand unless lie feels confident that it is a curable one. In regard to the doctor's financial system, Avhen patients put themselves under the doctor's care they have nothing more to pay after the first visit, either for medicine or treatment, no matter how often they have to visit him. there is nothing more to pay. . One reason the doctor gives for thus dealing with his patients is this: It makes them understand that their first payment includes EVKKYTIUNG, SO that they are welcome and urged to repeat their visits and receive their treatment, cr to have their stock of medicines replenished until they are ENTIRELY AVETX. In this way there is no chance of half cured patients o-oino- out from his treatment, as in most coses Avhere eA'ery visit makes the doctor's bill longer and the patient's pocket lighter. With Dr. Warner's method the first payment entitles "the patient to treatment until cured,-and patients are not tempted to neglect or postpone calling for that which costs them nothing. Any. one afflicted with the following diseases, Dyspepsia, Palpitation of the Heart, Liver Complaint, Female Complaints, Ulceration, Falling of the Womb, etc. . Kidney Disease, Palsy, Dropsy, Rheumatism, Jaundice, Salt Rheum, Pimples on the Face, Constipation^ Indiscretions of Youth, and all Seminal Weaknesses, all Scrofulous Affections, Bilious Complaints j Catarrh, Cold Feet and Hands, Piles, Nervous and General Debility, Loss Of Vitality, Tape Worm, and all Lung difficulties, are cordially invited by the Doctor to call and see him. Consultation is After you have consulted the Doctor, if you do not wish to put your case into his liaiids, you arc in,no way., obliged,,to. ® Dear reader, shoiMf'yO^ rifrtfibijred among those .who are suffering frOm disease, and have been under the care of other, physicians without benefit, and ferihg^AV^W^is^^andareMbtacqi with Dr. Warner, and by PER3U^iON,--we refer you to the following well-knoAvn A. H. PERRY, residence 37 John street, - - • city; business, storage warehouses in Holyoke; ex-Superintendent of Passump- ; ? : sic Railroad. >' i MRS. CHARLES TAYLOR, Avife of the v : Avell-known contractor at Smith &Wes- • son's pistol factory; residence 101 Westminster street, city. M. G. MORSE, Foreman of Agawam Brickyard; residence 5G Broad street, city. W: A. ALLEN, Real Estate; residence Main street, West Springfield, Mass. MR. JOHN McCLEARY, Slate Roof contractor; residence 121 Summer street, city. . ,, JAMES RUSSELL, Policeman; resU dence 28G Tyler street, city. J. W. RYAN, 34 Hubbard avenue, city. GEO. R. WENTWORTH, Eastern avenue, city. J. A. MANN, Conductor on B. & A. R. R.; 251 Main street, city. ELDER GEO. W. SEDERQUEST, 202 East Union street. D. B. BARRETT, Conductor on B. & A. . R. R.; lives Centennial Building, West Springfield. SPRINGFIELD, Jan. 11, 18S3. Dn. WARNER. Dear Sir—It is with pleasure that I give you this permission to use my name for the benefit of any one suffering from Rheumatim, Avliich I Avas troubled with for years, and found no relief until I placed myself under your care, and I am willing to testify th:*t you cured me. v Respectfully yours, ' J. W. RYAN, 34 Hubbard ave., Springfield, Mass. WII.HRAH.V5I, Dec. 22, 1882. " This is to certify that Dr. Warner has ' restored me to good and sound health, after being afflicted with Consumption of BoAvels and Kidney difficulty, and a Rheu- :; matic affection. Had previously been % treated by other physicians all to no purpose. Will be pleased to answer any inquiries. I make this statement, hopiug others afflicted as 1 was will avail themselves of the Doctor's skill and be cured. Yours resp.ectfUlly, ; v ^ WM. T. EATON. /r SOMERS, CONN., April 9, 1882. © I Avish to state for the benefit of others afflicted with Spinal and Rheumatic complaints, that I have been a great sufferer K. ___ 1 • oMIIVit nliwl ' .Hsi ;A. ~'s$.h£ : xST :"v w .%t: "any recommendation?" ~ ^.-We pas_* All tiie magnificent tne-way, ana ^eePiuS ^ ' ' ftfiv ,Qd boumd 0Yei. to the have become Somewhat discouraged, do P- m. ~"No, Sir* I have none," David answered, halls of marbles andstattiary, but^wlU hot One of the boysqamo W&S Chauncey^They William / ^ %?< for years, seeking relief from skilfhl phy ] sicians all to no purpose. Some two years ago I placed myself in the hands of Dr. II. Warner, Avhose office is in the Athol building, Springfield, Mass. Imme1 diately I commenced to improve; in about four Aveeks I was. completely cured; Never since have I suffered with the same complaints. Anyone desiring to see me I would be pleased'to have them call at any 4t im: e. Yours truly, . ' > GILBERT A. CHAPMAN " ~ I wish to state for the benefit of others, that I have been a great sufferer from weaknesses, with a severe pain in my left side and'through my kidneys; haveTieea under the care of a number of physicians, all to "no purpose, until the 16th. of April, Avhen I put mys'clf under the care Of Dr. Warner, and hfe has entirely cured ine; am now as well as I ever was in my life. Will be pleased to give any lady that chooses to call on me, flirther particulars* Respectfully MRS. CARRIE MILLS, :<4s 1G5 Bridge street, Holyoke, Masff. ^Patients coming from out of town .trill have no trouble in finding Dr. Warner, a& his office ig just across Main street aom Boston and Albany railroad depot; and the Massasoit House. , Office hours%lQ a. m. to 4. p. m. .(Sundays excepted); Sat urdays and Mondays Please observe.
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VOL. III. THOMPSONVILLE, GO;
Dtal iusiitcss 21:
Physicians and Surgeons.
EF. PARSONS, M. D., PHYSICIAN
. AND SURGEON.—Residence and
ortice corner of Pleasant and School
streets, Thompsonville, Conn.
J HOMER DARLING, M. D., HOMCEO-
• PATHIC PHYSICIAN.—Pleasant
street, Thompsonville, Conn. Office
hours—From 12 to 3 p. M. and from C to 8
HENRY G. VARNO, M. D.—PHYSICIAN
AND SURGEON. Office in
Burns's block, over the old bank room,
EO. WILBUR, DENTIST.—OFFICE
• on Pleasant street, the scconcf
house north of the hotel, Thompsonville,
I WILL BE IN MY OFFICE IN ELY'S
Building, Thompsonville, from the
15th to the 20th of each month, for profes
sional practice, until further notice. Appointments
can be made with Miss Agnes
Stewart, at the Post-office.
Dry Goods, Etc.
WILLIAM FINLAY, Dealer in Foreign
and Domestic Dry and Fancy
Goods. Mrs. Simpson's block, Mainst.,
Mrs. Simpson's Building, Thompsonville,
Lumber and Building Materials.
rpiIE T. PEASE & SONS CO., Wliole-
I sale and Retail Dealers in Lumber
and B uilding Materials. Yards at Thompsonville
and Windsor Locks, Conn. Steam
Planing Mill at Tlipmpsonville. Connected
by telephone with Springfield, Hartford
and New Haven.
Wood and Coal.
CHARLES E. PRICE, AGENT.—Dealer
in Wood and Coal. Wood a specialty—
Chips for sale. Moving and heavy
teaming done on reasonable terms.
ALLEN PEASE, Manufacturer of and
dealer in Furniture, Crockery, Bedding,
etc. Stoves, Furnaces, and House
Furnishing Goods. Tin and §heet Iron
Worker. Main street, Windsor Locks, Ct.
L CHANDLER, MANUFACTURER OF
• all kinds of Heavy and Light Team
Business Wagons, Carts, etc. Horse
shoeing and Jobbing, Mill and Machine
Forging. Repairing done at short notice
Windsor Locks, Conn.
J II. IIAYDEN & SON, :
Windsor Locks, Conn.
A. W. CONVERSE,
FIRE INSURANCE AGENCY.
RISKS procured at the Lowest Rates on
the following companies :
NATIONAL, of Hartford, ORIENT, of .Hartford, CON I'IN'KNTAL, of Hartford.
NORTH BKITISII and MERCANTILE,
— of London and Liverpool.
CONTINENTAL, of New York,
FIKE ASSOCIATION, of Philadelphia.
Draft and passage .Tickets sold at satisfactory
At the Post Office, at Windsor Locks,
EBEN. J. BRIDGE,
(Successor to Thomas J. Stinson),
Dealer in Tin, Glass,, and Wooden Ware,
Highest price paid for Rags and Paper
8£gp*Your patronage solicited. All bills
due T. J. Stinson are payable to me.
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