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\ , / A Weekly Journal of LOCAL and GENERAL NEWS, V dT 1i^ 9 7 ~ sW bDRT, conn. Saturday, February, 25.1888. Price THREE CENTS. The Sinisbnry Ec.lio, ig entered a« pe<?ond-class matter at the Post-OfKcc in Sim8l>ury. Hknry E. Case, Editor and P ublishkr. —TERMS.— $ 1.00, per year, in advHUce. AD VER T IS ING RATES. One nquaic, of oiio inch, one iiiHorfion 40 ctn, ea(!h HubHcqnont iiiKfjrtion, 2 .') c tH . PidfttsHioiial aiul IJiiHiiiosrt (.avflH, one iiiHcr-tioii, !i5 ctH, oacli mili: «qiiciit iiiHOi lioii, 15 eta. Foi Hiile, WantH, ctc;, one iiiHcrtion, not to cx <K'vJ oiiu K(iiiai'C, 4 0 c'tH. each HubHcquuut ia»cr> tioii, SJOctH. A<Miv8h all coniniunicationtt to TH E ECHO, SIMSBURY, CONN. Local newspapers arc considered by some [a very Kiiiall majority we !)elieve] to be a nuisance. To those who so consider tlieni we wisli to ask, lias tlie advantage in a literary point of view never occurred to you? and the vast field of opportunity it opens up for the expnession of views on the various topics of tlie day. Then please notice tlie advantages to the local business men, in enabling them to keep their customers informed though its advertising columns what they have for their customers. W-e arc sorry that anj'one of the •lineuenih eenti'ry is so benighted as not to see any advantage in couu* .--crf'TTiru s u n v that we have so little space in which to express our views. An ex<‘)iange says: ‘“VV’^hen you bear a man sne<!ring at the local papers because they are not as big, cheap, and newsy as the city papers you can saft;ly bet tliat he does not «(juan(ler hiw wealth in aKsikting to make thc*m better, and that generally tin* papiTs have done more for him than atiy ten of their liest Kuhscribei'S. 'i’hi* man whu cannot st-e the benefit arising fo a town from it« newspaper, liasn’t tlic* sense; of an oyster, and he is about as nui(,‘h value to the town as a deliufjuent tax list. et« of the Hartford High schoul Class of .88. Arthur Hull, of Torrington, ba« established himself in the upholstering business in a portion of Mr. Stillman’s store. He will give espcciai attention to roj^iring. Unclaimed mail for the following pai’ties remaining atthe post-office Mrs. M. S. Clark, Mrs. Casson, J. D. James, Mr. Eldridge, J. D. Blackmcr, R. N. Case, T. H. Oakes, Gordon B. Sisson, A. J. Phillips. The teachers’ meeting on Tuesday, was highly successful, both in point of attendance, and iu the object for which such meetings are held. Over 30 teachcrs and dtliers engaged in school work were present. Secretary Hine was unexpectedly prevented from being present, in the morning, and consequently the progranune as first given bad to be varied some what. At the morning session. Mr. W. E. Atwater spoke on “School Helpers”. He was followed by Miss Ivatie E, Flynn and Miss Bessie L. Stevens, who discussed the best manner of dealing w'ith young pupils. There was also a question box. After the opening of the questioit bo;^, a session directed by Mr^ Hine, who spoke first himself, on “Reading”. Papera were also road by Miss Martha S. Williamson, on “The Young Teacher”; and Mr. R. C. Tongue, on “ P uIh lic Intercat in Public Schools”. All of the papcTR were o f an aV»le character, shownug ft thorough understanding of the Subject. Initiatory steps were taken toward the organization of a teachers association. A eonnnittee on organization, consisting of Mr. R. C. Tongue and Misses Mary E. Flynn and Belle Bartlette was appointed, I and the meeting adjourned toThurs- ! day evening Mareh 1st. when the report of that committee will be made. —Although Meadow Plain has no wild cats it has very ferocious tame oties. We hear of one of the bob-tail specie so fierce that it goes to the neighbors and eats off their long cats tails. TarHfvillo. Home AIT'airs. Tlie rain of Monday, and sub.se-quent I haw have rai.sed the river con-biderbly. Mr. J. li. Mil.ean has wjld his gn.enliouse j>n>piM ty to hia brother, A. McLean. Most of the public schools closed in honor of Washiugtou’s birthday, 'i'he lion. J. O. Phelps's health is gn-atly improved, and he will probably soon be about again. 'I'Im; allairs of the post-office were examined by an agent of the department, on Mouda} last. Mr. Rol>ert Clark, of this place, and ^liss Pauline I, Phel])s, formerly i)l Siuiiibury, havj* beenchoKon proj»h- Weht Siiiishury, —Mr, Will Case is driving a very promising two year old colt, of his own raising. —The widow of the late Henry Clark is soon to move from this place to the center of the town. —The Creanjery ice house has just been filled with ice measuring two feet in thickness. —The E cho seems to find much favor in this part of the town and the subt;cnber« continue to increase. —The very interesting meeting held iu the stihool |iouse Sunday evening, by Rev. Messrs. Winslow and Croft, 'llie Du^etiiig was nmch appreciated by those who are unable to attend church. —Mrs. Frederick Smith has been vi.siting friends in Granby. —Mi-s. Mary Horsfall has had a re-hapse. —Mr. Chas. M. Pierce has returned to his home in New York. —Quite a number attended the Theadore Thomas Concert, at Hartford last Tuesday night. —Dr. Wooster has been confined to his house for some time past, but is out again. —Mrs. C. A. Danskin has i-eturncd from New Haven, she reports her son Dr. Jewell Adarils, very much better. —Miss Lizzie ISIitchelson has returned from her trip to New York, W.ashington and Philadelphia. Thursday evening last, a very pleasant sociable w^xJa^l j ^aA. thsUviaBfa tor of Trinity parish. —Mr. Gordon Willoughby, has been quite sick for some time past but is now much iniproved and is able to be out again. W. J. K. Avon. —Mr. Frank Case has been visiting in to>vn for several days. —The new machines for the Fuse Factory are nearly all in place. —Mr. C. B. Hadsell has severed his connection at Bishops store. —Mrs. John Joiceis visiting friends in Bristol. Several new men have commenced work in the tobacco shop. —Miss Lillie Thomas has been vis* iting at Mr. McClellans. —Mr. Edward Brace is visiting friends in town. —A number of our teachers attended the Teachers Convention at Simsbury on Tusday of this week. —Several of our lads and Lassies received valentines. Mrs. Geo. L. Wheelers mother, is quite ill with pneumonia. Mrs. Sidney Ridpath of Water-bury is visiting her mother Mrs. J. A. iladhell. These are the days that decideth the luck of the ayeraj Meadow Plain. Charles T. Wheeler who has been speiuling the winter in Burlington with his grandfather learning buzz sawing, is home at his fathers R. L Wheeler of this place. The thaw was extreme with us and created quite an inundation for a while. It is said that Roger sailed over to his barn in a hogshead tub but I think the boys did’nt quite catch on and he was only carrying an oar to steady himself‘with. The thunder-storm' on Monday night was quite a novelty, and some of the faint hearted fair ones were afraid of a cyclone, but all pa.ssed off quietly. We learn that Avon is quite exorcised and spending voluminous chin music, because our roads are not dug out; but we thought as Weatogue had’nt dug out the Meadow-lane and Bushy Hill did’nt excavate “Misery’s harbor” and Avon was pretty much snowetl under anyway we would take it easy until next week. C. E. J. and he placeth himself besideth an aperture made by the hand of man in the congealed coat of the river, and walcheth faithfully for a mem l)er of the liiniey tribe, and stabbeth him in the left ear and bringeth him to the surface, and he measureth so long, 1135?“------while another getteth away, from him and goeth gaily upon his way minus one poorly executed scale, and he nieasureth so l o n g j ' ^ r -------------------------------------- and the fisherman striketh a rock and breaket.h his spear, and he curs-eth and starteth for home loaded with the fish which he procured with a silver bait, and he lieth to hide his sliaine, and the fish bone stieketh in his throat and he hereafter attendeth to his business and letteth the idler monkey with the fish. Montevideo Ijeader. PLEA8ANTIUES. “My dear," said a lixisband, gently ronsing liiH wife—tho lady wu8 diingerouHly til— “Mih. Di'lIobHon callud a litlo while ugu and left her lovo and wynipathy for you. She seemed deeply affected." “ John, ’’ waid the Hick lady, in a very weak tone of voice, as who Hlowly uucloaod her cyea, “ what did Khe have on". Bi>eaking of the coal buMinoRs, lot ua keep cool. It iu quite easy, and much cheaper. OpportuuitieH are like vacant lots. ThOf muBt be in)provfd to be profitable. 1
|Title||Simsbury echo, 1888-02-25|
|Subject||Simsbury (Conn.) -- Newspapers|
|Description||Frequency: Weekly; Publication dates: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Dec. 31, 1887) -|
|Collection||Newspapers of Connecticut|
|Source - Location||Connecticut State Library microfilm, AN104.B4 N49|
|Relation-Is Part Of||Series title: Hartford County miscellaneous newspapers|
|Publisher||Henry E. Case|
|Rights||Digital Image © Connecticut State Library. All rights reserved. Images may be used for personal research or non-profit educational uses without prior permission. For permission to publish or exhibit, see Reproduction and Publication of State Library Collections, http://ctstatelibrary.org/reproduction-publication/|
|Title-Alternative||The Simsbury echo|
|CONTENTdm file name||4298.cpd|
A Weekly Journal of LOCAL and GENERAL NEWS,
V dT 1i^ 9 7 ~ sW bDRT, conn. Saturday, February, 25.1888. Price THREE CENTS.
The Sinisbnry Ec.lio, ig entered a« peury. Hknry E. Case, Editor and P ublishkr.
$ 1.00, per year, in advHUce.
AD VER T IS ING RATES.
One nquaic, of oiio inch, one iiiHorfion 40 ctn,
ea(!h HubHcqnont iiiKfjrtion, 2 .') c tH .
PidfttsHioiial aiul IJiiHiiiosrt (.avflH, one iiiHcr-tioii,
!i5 ctH, oacli mili: «qiiciit iiiHOi lioii, 15 eta.
Foi Hiile, WantH, ctc;, one iiiHcrtion, not to cx
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