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J. R. JOHNSON, Editor. “ EQUAL AND T S S J L O T JTJSTICE TO ALL.” Circulation, 1,400. VOL. T il. XO. 5. N EW M IL FO E D , CONN., T H U K SD A Y , OCTOBEE 1, 1874. W H O L E NO. 1 0 9 . T H E JO U B N A L IS THE B e s t Local a n d News P a p e r IN LITCHFIELD COUNTY. Published Every T h u ir^ y Morning A T NEW MlJL,FOR13 CT. T e ra u « f S a b s c rip tlo n : $2.00 Yeaifiy, - la Advance. s ir g le copies f iv e CEKTS. T ra n s ie n t A d v e rtU em en ts : inchee Si>.-ioe.. j i~ •One Week.......,$1.00 Two Weeks___i 2.00 ^hree Weeke.. I 3.00 I 4 151 « I * |io| ao $3.M|$4 •.001 5 |2|3 f2!$S 3i 4 4l f 6..‘i0| 6 S4.50|$5.50|$ti 5.76 7.26 8 7.001 9.00111 R e e u l a r A d v e r t is em e n t s : Indies. 1 Month.. I 1 I 2 4 I ^4cI|6 I 8|^c|lc. . $r>.Oli $.i.W:$6.00 $7|$9 • ■ 3.75; S..V; 7.25: 9.011 11|14 4.5(* 9.5-'ll.50il2.0i. ■ S.'ia 15.00 .( «.75'12.00|lf.00:i9.6i' 20.00 1 8.0o'1S.M !20. 0‘2'.00'27,00 : « . I 9.0.1 i 1 ■ .Ji.0Ci;30.00|34.li0 40 9 Months. 5 Months.. 4 Months.. 6 Months... 8 Months.. 10 Months... .............. ....................... ....... 1 ¥«>.r..........il0.00'20.ufil8.0u ;».00.40.0<j:48l«) l.’ilia 18124 : « 42 .52 $10|$18 7UI120 Xiocml XoMces 10 cents a line, each insertloa. Special Notices 25 cents a line, four insertionB. The above rates will Iw strictly adhered to. All «omnianicatiojis ehonld be addreesed J. R. JOHNSON, Publisher, Box 280, New Miliord, Ct. T H E New Milford Savings Bank, C lia r te r e d i n 1 8 5 8 . B«ceives Deposits fro r j one dollar to one thotuand dollar*:, wiiicU ar«> free from all taxation. More than TWO-THIRDS o f the Deposits are invectedin Beal Extate Secunviee. Interest eomniencr-s on Deposits S t t'he FIEST of each Mouth t^ucceediug each deposit,and compound* In April and Octo’oer o f each year. C. RANDALL, Treasurer. SILAS E RW iy . President. WILLIAMS & TITUS, New Milford, Conn.,, Jo 'M . Coitractors aafl B iiers, Shops on W e s t Street, formerly occnpied by T. Soule & Bro. JOHN S. TDEEILI,, Aternsr sM ftnnKBior at Law, 3 3 a z x 1s . S t r o o t , _______ NEW MILFORD. CONN. JAMES McMAHON, Msrney anil Comiselor at Lai, Office—Ov& th e P o s t OOee, __________ ITEW P.nLPORD^ CONN. WILLIAM KNAPP, AttBTfley a ji CoDiselor at Law, Bank Street, N E W M I L F O R D . C O N N . S. C. LAMDON, PROTOeRAPHEB, Bant Street. Sew Milford. Conn* M. E. SEE SW OOsi LBSED ADCnOB, _____y^iW MILFOBD, CONN. Shelden Blackman, JEWELBE, New Milford, Conn. n S E WATCHES and JEWELET, CLOCKS, 4o., __________ COXSTAXTLT ON HAND. HEW MILFORD HOUSE, WALTEB B. CAHF« Proprietor. Opposite Dei>ot, NEW MILFOED. CONN. This Hotel hcs been newly refitted and affords the best of accommodation. A ^ood Livery atcached PLANTS F O R S ^ L E . The su1)Bcnber offers for sale this Spring all kinds o f Green Hnnse and Bedding Plants, aUo alatvs and varied sto. k of " Vegetable Plan ts . Customer.-) will please come and make their own •elections. LOUTS SCHMELZ, Opposite the HouBatoaic Ag; iciltnral Gnmad«. H. JENNINGS, PORBIGN AND DOMESTIC Fniite, Coiifectionery, I ts , Etc., O Y S T E R S , Pies. Cakes, Crackers, Canned Froitc, Pickles. Sences. Potted Meats. NEW MILFORD, COHN ICE CREAM TO ORDER. Choice Brands Imported and Domestic Cigars, Fancy Brands Chewing and Smoking To-b^ ieoo. A ^opd assortment of Pipes, Cigar Holtlere, Toltacco Pouches and Smokers’ Goodn. n an kin g the public for their past farors, I would napectfoUy aak a continuance o f their patronage, to be able to accommodate v itl) 9 good Witirr'rr irf l— »t tuodent# pncei 6. W. B i l l li Cl, Clothiers AND STURDEVANT BUILDING, KBIDGEPOET, CT., win show you the present season more than doable the amount e f stock of any House in MEN’S, TOnm MD B0I5’ Clothing, Clothing, MADE FBOM THE BEST iy[ATERIAl£, AND IN ALL THE NEW S TY L E S PMCES VEET LOW! FURNISHING GOODS. Hats and Caps. In onr Custom Department we display in AMERICAN AKD FOBEIGH WOOLENS A LABOB STOCK IN NEW DESIONS. The excellence of our (iDSTOa (IIIIIEIITS In make, lit and style are unsurpassed. e . C. NOBLE. B. B. NOBLS. C. C. Noble & Son, Merchant Tailors, AND DEALEBS IN K,EADY-MAT)E C L 0 T H I N 6 , Cloths, Cassimeres, VESTINGS, Eats, Cans, Gent’s Fumisidiis; M , NEARLY OPP. POST-OFFICE, NEW MELPOBD, CONN. ^ Particular attention paid to Catting and Trimming Garments. H. B. NOBLE, DEALEE IN BOOTS AND SHOES, MAIN STREET, South of the New Eng^land Honse, Has for the Spring and Summer Trade avetyflns aseortment of Ladics% (^ntlemen’g and Children’s Boots and Shoes, The entire stock is of the best manufacture, and embraces graceful and durab e makes. Desiriug to accommodate the public, to whom I return thanks for a good ctistom, I have marked my goods down to XjO -W F Z I X C Z S S : As you all will require substantial foot gear, ai protectors against inclemput M'eather, you ahoald raaenberto watoh xbu colvkm. G O T O ANTHONY & HgHAHON FOE P A IN T S , O IL S , V ^ E N I S H B S , CLASS & PUTTY, I r o n B e a m P l o w s , L e a d P i p e , a n y S i z e , The Best Stoves, Tin Ware, Sheet Iron Work, Copper Ware, Greneral Jobbing, Douglass Pumps, S t r e e t L a m p s , Marsh’s Tobacco Trucks, FAIRBANKS SCALES^ ALSO, Drafts on the Royal Bank of Ireland, Scotland, L iv ^ o o l and London. Cheapest Rates for Passage. Itleketi to or from Ui« Old Country, via.: Tnman oz National Line Steamers. Casli PaM for FOGS of all Kinis. Prices to Snit tlie Times. Sfttlsraction Gnaranteed. F lo u r , P e e d , AND Crain Store " W e s t S t r e e t , NEW MlIiFORD, CONN. Where can bo found choice F a m i l y F l o u r , INCLUDING WHEAT, RYE, Buckwheat & Graham Flour, Oat and Indian Meal, FEED AND GRAIN OF ALL KINDS, G r a , s s S e e d , SALT AND FERTILIZERS. Peed Ground to Order. F~ Goods delivered to all parts of the vilkge. GEO. BENEDICT. Fuller lit Hoyt, ANNOUJN'CEMEJSTT ! We are now prepared to receive GREENBACKS In exchange for outstanding accounts, also anytblni In our line, embracing a full line of G R O C E R I E S , FAirCT AND STAPLE D ry C oods, Notions and Trimmings, O I L O i . O T I - I S , PA PE E HANGINGS, T r u n k s , V a l i s e s , & c . To Producers! Having made all the necessary arrangements fo i the Transportation of Farmers’ Produce T O M A R K E T Over the Hoasatonlc Railroad and New York Boat, and for the sale o f the same to the best advantage of consigners, I would inform producers generally that they can leave their produce (except live stock an J beef) at the store of M R . R . S . L E A V I T T , Where the same will receive care and attention. Shipping Day—Tuesday Of each week, and Produce recsive-l for shipment a p to 11 A. K . on Tuesday* at the t-Vj.o}, wii<>re R. 8 . LEAVITT willreceiv. tl>« <um« l or further particulars inquire o f R. S. LEAVITT. - New Milford A. M. WALLER, Merwinsville G. BENEDICT. - South Ken Or to the subscriber, S . R . H I L L , K e n t , C o n n . D O N ’T R E A D T H I S ! UNLESS YOU ARE IX WANT OF DRUGS, DYE STUFFS, Patent Medicines, P h y s i c i a n s ’P r e s c r i p t i o n 3 OR ANVTHING IN TUK DRUG LINE. CHAS. B. BOTSFORD, A . H . N O B L E , DRVG6IST AND T h e J D r u i r ^ i s t , Deals in all the above ar:ir.!es, and vcili daparr vitfe them at all times for tffen d to Pbjsictanf AFOTHECART, AND DEALER IN PIE WINES iflLIO MOST FASHIONABLE STYLES AND TINTS OF ENCLISH AND FRENCH NOTE PAPER DEUSS AND MEDICINES Supplied to Physicians and Stores at Wholesale Prices. FISHING TACKLE OF ANY DESCRIPTION, «9-0PEN SUNDAY PROM 12 TO I. A . H . NO B L E, B a n k S t r e e t , Next D oor to the New England House, NEW MILFORD, CONN. r . SOTTLE. t>. fei SOUtifi, T. SOTJLE & BRO., Have on hand a large assortment o f seasoned P IE AND SPBUCE LUMBI Good P in e S h in g le s , From $4.76 to $6.60 per 1,000. CIRCULAR & SCROLL SAWING, Ripping, &c., done to Order. have recently made arraiigemfints with mana-facturers so we can sell every description of Builders’ Hardware, CARPENTERS’ AND JOINERS’ Tools, Jack Screws, Nails, &c.. At Prices that Defy Competition! We are the only Agents in this town and vicinity for Chas. Barnes & Sons Celebrated CANAAN LIME, ▲1.80 Hoffman’s Rosendale Cement, ▲ SUPERIOR ARTICLB. A Urge quantity of B r ic k fo r S a le , VITEIFIED DRAIN TILE, I t Manufacturers’ Prices. Having had seven years’ experience in this place as Builders, we flatter ourselves in knowing the wants o f our customers, and are prepared to guarantee the best o f satisfaction. Dealers in LEAF TOBACCO. S O L X T B L E NITROGENOUS PHOSPHATE f o b s a l e b y R . S . I - B A V I T T , New Milford, Conn., DEALER IN Groceries, Provisions, T P L O T J R , G A R D E N S E E D S , Canned Goods of all Kinds FAEMING UTENSILS AND C A R D E N T O O L S Of Every Description, I jADIES’ Floral Sets ani CroiM Sets. AGENT FOR THE WEED SEWING MACHINES a n d NEEDLES. AGENT FOR THE CELEBRATED W O O D M OW E R . All parts for repairs on hand. DEALER i n ' WAGONS &GABAIA6E8 Of AU Kinds, Before tbe Bain. We knew it would rain, fo r all the mofn A spirit on slender ropes o f miat Was lowering the golden buckets down In to the vapory amethyst, O f marshes and swamps and dismal fens, Scorching the dew that lay in the flowers, Dipping the jewels out o f the sea, T o sprinkle them ovar the land in showers. We knew it would rain, fo r the poplars showed The white o f their leaves, the amber grain Slirunk in the wind—and the lightning now Is tangled in tremulous skeins o f rain ! TBE TELEGBAPBISTS» BETEKGE. (FROM THE GERMAN). There were eight of us belonging to the telegraph department of the Carman army, and we had had another long and hard day’s journey. At a little before midnight we arrived, with ottr two wagons, at a pretty little town near Le Mans. As we reached the outskirts of the place, the courier we had sent ahead met us with the billets for our quarters. As he handed them to us his face assumed an expression that I knew only too well how to interpret. “ Our quartors are none of the best, eh ?’* I aeked. “ There have been some Bavarians here for a whole week,*’ was his laoonio reply, which said quite enough. I t was only when they found a very great abundance and their stay was very short that our blue-coated allies left anything behind them. Well, our billetSj in our respectiye judRhients, jprtsmised Irei^ little. I, for example, was sent to the house of a linenjweaver. Now, at the mere mention of the word linen-weaver, a teel-ing of hunger and misery comes over me, probably on account of my having, in my bo;vhood, so often sung the song of “ The Weaver of Silesia.” The others, being no better pleased with their billets than I was with mine, readily acceded to my proposition to go to a kotei and pass the hight at our own expense. The mail had arrived only a day or two previously, and consequently we all had money ; not much, ’tis true, but enough to pay otir reckoning for a night at least. The house to which we were directed was called “ The Shark.” If the name was somewhat ominous, we dohsoled ourselves with the thought, or rather the recollection, that, in the olden time, on a certain occasion, a very distinguished person found himself very comfortable in a fish’s belly. The landlord, when our troop entered his hotise> made an awfully wry face; when, however, he learned tl^ t we had not been quartered upon him, but came as paying guests, his physiognomy assumed an entirely different expression. We Germans, despite the hatred of the French for us, had a good reputation among the landlords; and I am convinced that, if countrymen of the proprietor of The Shark had presented themselves, he would not have been so well pleased as he was with us. But his suave manner did not please us. There was something too fox-like in his physiognomy. While the tongue of the little man was giving utterances to polite phrases, his little, sharp, dark eyes seemed to say, “ If I only had the gold in my pocket, you might go to the deuce, for all I care !” Such-like landlords were not new to us, and consequently the contradictory expression of his words and his mien gave us no uneasiness. He could indulge in any grimaces he pleased, provided his larder was well filled and his wine was good. The man knew his business, that no one could deny. He ran over the list of his culinary delicacies with wonderful volubility, and praised his wines with an eloquence that even a Geneva Calvinist would have found it diflScult to resist. As for the former, they tasted very like the remnants of a dinner warmed over; and, as for the latter, it had certainly been liberally watered. But our stomachs had not been cloyed with luxuries of late, and, especially for the last three or four days, our fare had been so very plain, that we found the supper The Shark landlord set before us very palatable. Althoagh we had had a hard day, we were, nevertheless, in a convivial mood, and, after our host had persuaded us to take one bottle of champagne, he did not find it difficult to persuade us to take a second, a third, and a fourth. So we sat drinking and merry-making until three o’clock in the morning, when we suddenly broke up and hastened to our beds. At six o’clock we were all assembled again around the table, busy with our coffee, when the Shark appeared, and, with one of his friendliest grimaces, handed me our reckoning. Good Heavens ! I thought I should sink to the earth when I glanced at the paper ! Such imposition I had never before witnessed. “ Two hundred and thirty-three francs !” I cried; “ that is impossible ! it cannot be !” “ Si, si, monsieur,it is quite correct,” answered the Shark, blandly. “ Mon Dieu ! Messieurs les Prussiens have made every thing so dear with ns in France—what can we do ?” “ The rascal!” I thought, and told my comrades what the fellow demanded of us. They, very naturally, were not less incensed than I was; but what could we do? There was no time to enter into a discussion, for our wagons were already waiting at the door; so we emptied our purses, and, with *‘Muh und Noth," made up the sum the villain demanded, which be pocketed with a nonchalance that clearly showed it was not the first time he had preyed upon the unwary. We went our way, all feeling very savage, I particularly, for it was my fault, if anybody’s, that we had fallen into the jaws of the monster. I had no expectation of ever seeing the little town or The Shark landlord again.; but Providence willed that it should be otherwise, and kindly gave me an opportunity to be fully avenged. Nine days later we were ordered to repair a short connecting-line near Le Mans,. Again we took road to the little town of dear remembrance, which we reached about nightfall and where we were to spend the night. We reported ourselves at the commissary bureau, where I had the good fortune to find a good-natured asquaintance in the officer in charge. In the course of conversation, I told him how I and my companions had been robbed by The Shark proprietor a few days previously. “ I know the fellow,” said he. “ There have already been a good many complaints about h im ; but I have determined to send him as many of my billets as 1 can with any show of justice ; in that way one can, perhaps, get even with the rascal.” “ Ah, an excellent idea!” I cried. “ Send me and my comrades to him— that is, if you can.” “ Why not? Eight men—^yes, certainly I can send you to him. The fellow is rich ; the other houses are full, and he has only three or four Bavarians. Yes, I ’ll send you to him for tonight.” • Fifteen minutes later our wagon drew up before tne door of The Shark. On the way I had unfolded a little plan to my companions, with which they were delighted. When our worthy host saw us he was radiant with delight, and his satisfaction was apparently increased when we excused ourselves for troubling him ogain 80 soon, and begged that he would have our tired horses well attended to. “ Oh, you are very welcome, gentlemen,” he replied, rubbing his hands with a sort of satanic glee. “ You do my little house great honor !” (“ Here I hate the eight dunces again,” he thought to himself.) We made ourselves as comfortable as pdsBibie, and, in otit endeavors in this direction, we were ably se<3onded by our host. When he asked us how many rooms we wished, we modestly replied that we were by no means particular how many we h a d ; whereupon he hastened to allot to our occupancy eight rooms in a row, up two flights of stairs, which, he assured us, were as comfortable as any rooms in his house, and I have no doubt that, in making the statement^ he was not very wide of the truth. Of o#dering our supper, we made equally light wotk, leaving the selection of the bill-of-fare entirely to him. Yes, we even went so far in evincing our confidence in his judgment and discretion as to allow him to select our wine for us. “ Perhaps I shall put a bottle of champagne on ice ?” he suggested. “ I hope Messieurs les Prussiens found my wine to their taste the other evening.” “ If you choose, you may put two on ice,” I replied. “ Perhaps three, messieurs.” “ Four if you like.’* “ Bon, let us say six.” “ You are very kind, monsieur.” “ My duty, my duty 1 I think I know what is due to such guests as you are, gentlemen.” And so we continued to compliment each other until our jaws were busy with supper, which, thanks to the generosity of our host, was truly LucuUitm in its character. Our host watched our glasses with Argus-eyes, and hardly were they empty when the waiters, in obedience to his wink, filled them again; this we gave him an opportunity to do very frequently, especially when he brought on the champagne, which, to do the Shark justice, 1 confess was very good, and, unlike his claret, had not been watered. We swallowed with heroic courage whatever was set before us—and it Is astonishing what eight healthy, willing fellows can accomplish in this direction under proper encouragement, after a hard day^s march, especially if they have been on plain fare for a few days. We repeatedly drank the Shark’s health, an honor the significance of which he was destined not to leam until the next morning. Finally, at a late hour, with heavy heads and limber knees, leaving a formidable battery of empty bottles behind us, we retired to sleep the sleep of—the avengers. The next morning, bright and early, late as it was when we went to our beds, we were all assembled round the table enjoying our cafe au lait, and in all the better humor in consequence ©f the success of our little plot. I t was with a sort of triumphant satisfaction that I watched our host, as we drank our coffee, making a copy of what seemed to be an interminable list of entries in a big account-book before him. “ Now he is slaughtering us,” I whispered to my comrades, just as one of our drivers, a stalwart Pomeranian, presented himself at the door, and cried out, “ The wagons are ready, gentlemen I” Before our landlord could recover from his astonishment, we were out of his house and in our seats. But he was close upon us with his bill, which could have been measured with a yard-stick. I glanced at the sum. I t was, as we intended it should be, larger than the previous one. ‘ What is it you wish ?” I asked with all the naivete 'l could command. “ The amount of my little bill, messieurs, if you please,” repeated the Shark, in his blandest tone. “ Your bill! how? why, we were quartered with you.” “ E h ! wh—what! qua—quartered with me ?” he stammered, and at each syllable his under jaw fell lower and lower. “ Certainly! Is it possible that I forgot last evening to give you our billet ? Why, here it is now!” and I drew the document from my pocket and handed it to him. “ I beg a thousand pardons, mon cher monsieur !—Driver, go on 1” And away we drove, laughing heartily. The Shark, however, did not seem to relish the joke. As long as we were in sight he stood still, “ with murder in his mien,” looking how at us, and now at his “ little bill.” We, however, for the thousandth time, struck up our favorite song,which rang out merrily on the morning a i r : “ L ieb Yaterland, magst ruhig sein, Fest steht und treu die Waoht am Rhein.” Does anybody doubt that the landlord of The Shark looked after the ^a r tie rh ille te a little ©ore closely after this adventure? ^Probably n o t ! Power of the Eye, Cooley has got a new dog, says Mm Adler, and I am sorry to say that he is exceedingly vicious; indeed, that very few of the neighl^rfl have courage enough to enter Cooley’s yard. Judge Pitman, however, had to go in ther^ the other day for the purpose of collecting a bill, and he told me that he wasn’t a particle afraid, because he possessed the power of holding a wild animal with his eyes. When he looked straight into the eyes of a dog the brute quailed before his glance, and slunk away. He said it p ro v ^ the superiority of a human being with a soul and a resolute will to the mere brute creation. So he opened the gate and went in. Cooley’s dog heard him coming, and immediately flew to meet him. The Judge fixed his eye on the animal for the purpose of holding it, but the dog didn’t seem to notice the circumstance. Bat still the Judge looked, and still the dog came on. Then it seemed to occur to the Judge that perhaps his kind of an eye might not hold this kind of a dog, and he suddenly moved toward the apple-tree, with the dog close behind him. He became panic-stricken, and made a furious effort to climb up the trunk. He had just reached the first limb when ttie dog arrived, and made a snap at him. The dog’s teeth caught in the lower part of the Judge’s trouser-leg, and as it is a bull-dog, he held on ; while the Judge lay across the limb on his stomach, out of breath, frightened and uncertain what to do. If he dropped, the dog would certainly eat him; if he climbed further up, we would have to take the dog with him. He had just made up his mind to stay where he was while his strength lasted, when he thought he heard the limb cracking, and then he yelled for help. Then Cooley came out, and after making the Judge promise to take 20 per cent, discount off of the bDl, he pried open the dog’a jaws with the kitchen poker, and dragged him into the stable. The Judge came down, hot, breatMess and mad ; and he has said to me since, privately, that the next time he wants to hold % dog with his eye he will impale him on a hay fork firat. That is a safe way, anyhow. Reproof of Foppery. Dean » great enemy to extravagance in areas, and particularly to that destructive ostentation in the middle classes which led iie n i to m ^ e their appearance above their iX>ndition in life. Of his mode of reproving those persons for whom he had »?ny esteem, the following instance has been re co rd ^ : When George Faulkner, the printer, returned from London, where he had l^en soliciting subscriptiona for his edition of the Dean’s worKs, lis went to pay his respects to him, dressed in a laoe waistcoat, a bag wig, and other fopperies. ^ , Swift received luixi 'With tne sftnid ceremony as if he had been a stranger. “ And pray, sir, what are your commands with me ?” said ho. _ “ I thought it was my duty, sir,” r e p l i^ George, “ to wait upon you immediately upon my arrival from London.” “ Pray, sir, who are you ?” “ George Faulknezv printer.” “ You George Faulkner, toe printer ? Why, you are the most impudent, barefaced scoundrel of any fellow I ever met with I George Faulkner is a plain, sober citizen, and would never trick himself out in laoe and other fopperies. Get you gone, you rascal, or I will immediately send you to the House of Correction.” Away went George, as fast as he could, and having changed his dress, returned to the deanery, where he was received with the greatest cordiality. “ My friend George,” said the dean, cor^aUy, “ I am glad to see you return safe from London. Why, here has been an impudent fellow with me just now, dressed in a lace waistcoat, and he would fain pass himself off for you, but I soon sent him off with a flea in his ear.”_____________ . Preparlntr Flsli for Winter. I t is estimated that at present there are stored in New York city about 250,- 000 pounds of valuable fish in a frozen state for next winter. These stores will not be touched while freshly caught fish can be brought to market. Terrapin is one of the luxuries of the table. Those who catch them have to himt for them as far south as Galveston, and Savannali, Ga., and Charlesten, S. C., furnish supplies, and some very fine terrapin are caught in the Chesapeake Bay, and are eagerly purchased at Baltimore, where they have been sold as high as $45 per dozen. In order to get anything like a supply for the New York market, a leading wholesale fish dealer found it necessary, several years ago, to lay in a stoclc during the summer, at which time, in consequence of their voracity, the terrapin are more easily caught. As it is necessary to preserve the terrapin alive, he caused a large pen to be constructed on the shore of Pleasure Bay, near Long Branch, about 100 feet square, constructed with a fence of planking 8 inches wide, 2J inches thick, and of ordinary length. The bottom and shore was artificially constructed so as to give it a gradual slope, and the shore was made of white sea sand, while the bed of the pen was composed of ordinary sea mud and Siuid. Here for three or four years past the fish dealer stored his terrapin, sometimes having as many as 10,000 terrapin in the pen at one time. As the food they appear most to enjoy oan be easily had, the cost of maintaining the pens is small; while the revenue, should the scheme prove moderately successful, will be very great, as even good fat terrapin bring in this market from $8 to $15 per dozen. The most systematic method of putting an end to one’s existence occurred at West Troy, N. Y. A man flfty years of age, Martin Supple, by name, left his wife and children one evening, retired to a bedroom, took an old gun, loaded it with a double charge, placed the stock in a vice, pulled off his shoe and stocking, t f ^ the string to the trigger of the gun, made a loop Which he inserted in his big toe, aimed the gun at his heart, pressed his toe down* wards, and went into e tem i^ .
|Title||New Milford journal, 1874-10-01|
|Subject||New Milford (Conn.) -- Newspapers|
|Description||Frequency: Weekly; Publication dates: Began in 1872; -vol. 3, no.14 (Dec. 3, 1874)|
|Collection||Newspapers of Connecticut|
|Source - Location||Connecticut State Library microfilm, AN104.N73 J68|
|Relation||Succeeding title: Housatonic ray|
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|Title-Alternative||The New Milford journal|
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J. R. JOHNSON, Editor. “ EQUAL AND T S S J L O T JTJSTICE TO ALL.” Circulation, 1,400.
VOL. T il. XO. 5. N EW M IL FO E D , CONN., T H U K SD A Y , OCTOBEE 1, 1874. W H O L E NO. 1 0 9 .
T H E JO U B N A L
B e s t Local a n d News P a p e r
Published Every T h u ir^ y Morning
NEW MlJL,FOR13 CT.
T e ra u « f S a b s c rip tlo n :
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