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Daily Norwalk Gazette (Newspaper) - April 27, 1891, Norwalk, ConnecticutA equal and exact Justice to All men of whatever state or religious or vol. I no. 88.the daily Gazette if issued every week Day at 3 p. M., at one cent per copy. The cheapest rates for advertising and the largest weekly Gazette combined with saturday s daily is issued every saturday at Moon at three cents per copy or $1.50 per daily and weekly. Served to local subscribers at ten cents per week or $5.00 per year. A. H. Byington , Conn., monday evening april 27, 1891. Our jobbing department. Or. Harry m. Gardner jr., of new York has charge of the gazettes engraving Book and jobbing department. He is an expert and experienced Job Printer and no work entrusted to him will be unsatisfactorily done. This paper has the largest circulation of any paper in the state West of our advertisers. To insure changes being made in advertisements running in this paper the same must be handed in not later than 3 . On the preceding live news of to Day. And now it is George Patrie who is a a enjoying the Grippe. Or. And mrs. A. J. Meeker have returned from South. Or. And mrs. Eversley Childs of Brooklyn spent sunday in town. A i. Hall piano and furniture mover office and residence 106 main Street. Eve. Or. Hallock of Trinity Church preached at St. Paul son sunday morning. The Young Peoples literary club meets with miss Clara Betts on saturday. Norwalk parties have leased the Captain Frederick Jarvis place in Westport. Mrs. Ben Mallory of Norwich is visiting her Mother mrs. George trick. A. Good father Slocum preached in Waterbury yesterday for Rev. Father Trainor. _ or. And mrs. Aurelius Meeker returned from their Florida trip saturday evening. _ the Little Williams children who have been so very ill were Able to ride out on sunday. Rev. Or. Graham will occupy his pulpit in St. Paul a Church for the first time on sunday next. Or. C. R. Knight of Philadelphia pa., was in town Over sunday the guest of his Mother at the Norfolk hotel. Car no. 11 has been added to the a ghost train of the Street railway and is quite attractive in its new coat of paint. _ 108 car loads of freight were shipped from Wilson Point by the new England terminal company one night last week. Mrs. J. G. Gregory and her sister miss Pinneo spent sunday in new York the guests of Madame Quot Constance Howard. _ e. Jackson is to preside at the Grace Church Organ to night and or. James Baker of Bridgeport will direct the boy the special Borough meeting for tomorrow afternoon to take action on the needs of the fire department should be Well attended. J. Belden Hurlbutt w As in new Canaan to Day at a meeting of the commissioners on the estate of George l. Dann a one of whom he is which. A a if you want your carpets cleaned have them done at the Norwalk carpet cleaning works 14 Knight Street. Perfect satisfaction guaranteed lw-84 we Are sorry to learn that instead of catching Trout it was an adder that letter Carrier Nickerson caught. It is bad when a letter Carrier gets snakes. Rev. F. E. Hopkins preached his Farewell Sermon at the congregational Church new Canaan last evening. A number of Norwalk people were present. _ Lockwood k. Ferris Esq., of North Wilton says he has paid for the Gazette every year consecutively since the year 1836, or for a continuous period of fifty five years. A done to forget the auction at 22 West main Street South Norwalk to night. It miss Ella c. Daniels of Brooklyn is the guest of relatives on Union Park. One of the new arc dynamos arrived to Day at the electric Light Plant and other equally expensive apparatus is on the Wray. _ a this nibs the Barons company Nineteen Strong Are registered at the Norwalk hotel and Are exceptionally attractive people. The Steamer a a express has been sent to Wilmington del., to be repaired and the new England terminal company is now bringing its freight to Wilson Point on five floats. There must have been quite a falling off in Norwalk a mortality since that a seven in one night reported in the new York papers judging from the reports of local undertakers. Or. Vincent m. Honnecker of the Norwalk wheel club beat the record on a run to Bridgeport yesterday. He made the distance in an hour and ten minutes and wears the Belt so far As heard from. _ the adjourned hearing on the layout of the Bridgeport it pc Eastern Railroad will be held to Morrow. It is to be hoped that a fair and honest hearing will be granted this application uninfluenced by Connecticut a monster monopoly the consolidated. Mail Carrier Bennett getting tired of being mistaken for one of the waterworks italians came out this morning with his old letter Carrier uniform on All oblivious of the fact that he was subjecting himself to a heavy Fine and imprisonment by reason of his breaking Uncle Samuel a Laws in such Case made and provided. _ the twelve indicted directors of the new York new Haven and Hartford Railroad have won the first struggle in court in the matter of the fourth Avenue Tunnel disaster. Judge Patterson in the supreme court saturday handed Down a decision changing the venue in the Case from the court of general sessions to Oyer and ter Miner. A band of White Caps has been organized in Bridgeport. The organization is not for murder or robbery but to frighten wayward Young men into a steady life. Two Young freq enters of saloons have been treated by these White Caps after warnings that were unheeded to a ducking in the nearest Pond. The treatment was effectual. Two drunk and Frisky husbands in Bridgeport arranged to whip their wives last night and would probably have killed them if they had not been promptly arrested. Bars of Iron and blocks of Wood were the weapons used. Their names Are Barney Brennan and William Beach and they live on Reservoir Avenue when they Are not in jail. Last Friday morning at 4 of clock master Miles of Reilly and two other lads stole away from the county Home. The next Day officer Morehouse captured of Reilly a companions and returned them to the place whence they had escaped. This morning the same officer found of Reilly in South Wilton and took him Back to the Home this afternoon. Going about for a general Borough inspection on saturday the burgesses found that the East Side of Stewart Avenue had been staked out for the water main. In order to provide for future contingencies such As sewerage etc., through that Avenue using of necessity the East Side it will become necessary for the water main to be Laid on the West Side and a partial re Survey will be made for that purpose. To Morrow afternoon Borough Engineer Wood and Burgess Bowe will go to Bridgeport for the purpose of looking into the expediency of the Purchase of belgian Block pavement the purpose being to substitute it for the pavement at present in us in the following thoroughfares Wall Street from the Danbury Railroad station to the front of Mill Hill water Street As far As the Railroad and main Street up to the intersection of Hoyt Street. For an entertainment brimful of fun commend us to a this nibs the Baron. A it is a personified laugh fro beginning to end. The very absurdities introduced make it More enjoyable. A George s. Gregory will sell at Public auction on wednesday april 29, at 9 of clock the balance of his livery Stock not sold with his livery property consisting of 10 horses 5 coaches 2 Berlin coaches in Fine order 1 Landau 1 Clarence and one other coach bus nearly new seats 24 people 1 wag Onette 5 surveys 12 Side bars 2 spindles All in Fine order 10 set single harness 5 double harness and everything pertaining to a first class stable. Possession Given May 1st. Sale positive rain or Shine at the stable. 2t88 special Borough meeting. A special Borough meeting will be held to Morrow at the town House at 3 p. M., to act on the proposition to Purchase additional Hose and otherwise equip our fire department. We Hope that every one interested in fire matters will attend and that our department which is second to none will receive Justice at the hands of our property owners whom they so faithfully serve. Or. Arthur paddock of East Norwalk and late of the first Baptist Church choir is to be permanent organist of Grace Church. A do not fail to attend the sociable of the Mystic Chain to night in o. U. A. Hall water Street. Tickets admit gent and ladies 50 cents. It Lawrence p. Mott Esq. Of Union Park our Borough Volunteer librarian is quite ill of la Grippe run into bronchitis but his condition is deemed to be convalescent. _ the much talked of base Ball game Between the unconquerable and the invincible came off yesterday on a Diamond on the Westport Road. The unconquerable were unconquerable from the Start and Defeated the invincible by an invincible score of 15 to 10. On saturday several of the burgesses looked into the Cement pipe subject As brought up by or. Charles t. Leonard and their conclusions will be embodied in a report to the Board at its regular meeting next monday evening. Owing to the High tide it was found impracticable to examine the sewer outlet. Some Day this week when the tide is out Borough Engineer Wood with Burgess Buxton and his associates on the sewer committee will take a boat and make the examination asked for by or. Leonard. The Gold watch contest. The balloting for the daily Gazette Gold watch will close at 7 of clock Friday evening May 1st, and it is respectfully requested that candidates will Send in their ballots As Early As possible that the count May be concluded in time to announce the Winner v Church dedication. X the opening services at Grace Church will be held at 7 30 of clock this evening and will be conducted by Bishop Williams who will be assisted by the Rector Rev. S. H. Watkins. Or. Watkins father Rev. Wilbur f. Watkins of Philadelphia is to be present and invitations Haye been extended to Rev. O. Selleck and Rev. S. T. Graham of St. Paul a Rev. Olin Hallock of Trinity Church South Norwalk Rev. Louis French of Darien a Aid members of the standing committee of the diocese. The programme is As follows processional hymn .202�?aurelia. Dedication by Bishop Williams. To psalm 84�?quam Dilecta. T c prayers. It hymn 27-7�?old Hundred. Quot evening prayers. Psalm Oil Volt Laudate Dominus. Psalm clix a Gan Tate Domino. 7 psalm Oil Law Date Dominus. The first lessons Gen. Xxviii 10-22. V magnificat St. Luke 1 46. The second 19-26. Nun i Mittis St. Luke ii 29. The apostles Creed. The collect. A collect for peace. A collect for Aid against perils. Hymn 501�?lambeth. Sermon by Bishop Williams. Offertory anthems Trimnell. Prayers. Benediction by Rev. S. H. Watkins. Recessional hymn 190�?austria. On sunday morning May 3d, the holy communion will be celebrated. Yesterdays new York Sun says a Robert f. Adams is proprietor of a hotel on main Street Norwalk Conn. He has been visiting new York and on april 15 he was robbed of his Diamond pin valued at $250, while Riding on the rear platform of a third Avenue horse car. The thief snatched it out of or. Adamss Scarf jumped off the car and escaped. On thursday night or. Palmer who has a Saloon at 3,274 eighth Avenue received a visit from James Reilly alias a red Goss a of 326 East thirty fifth Street and Reilly a Uncle Thomas Hart of 59 East 106th Street. Palmer and Adams Are acquaintances. Reilly told Palmer that he had heard that Adams was willing to $50 for the return of the stolen pin and said he thought he could Tell him where he could find it if Adams would give him the Reward. Palmer told Reilly he believed him to be the thief. Reilly and his Uncle attacked Palmer and Palmer was stabbed under the left Eye. Reilly and Hart were arrested and were held in $1,000 bail each for trial yesterday for assault. Or. Adams identified Reilly As the Man who stole his pin and the accused was held in $1,000 additional bail for trial for grand miss spinster says that the Many friends of mrs. William h. Earle will regret to hear she has la Grippe. That the y. C. A. Boys played a game of Ball at the amphitheatre grounds saturday afternoon preparatory to organizing a base Ball team for the season. Or. Van Buren and his three sons were present to witness the game but the gentle april Shower of Snow and Hail forced them to seek shelter but with or. Van Burens usual thoughtfulness he made a Large number of the boys Happy with the Dainty dear to All boys hearts a feast of the toothsome Peanut which made a Jolly finish to the afternoons pleasure and All came away Happy with the thought that or. Van Buren in his Noble manhood had not forgotten that he was a Small boy once. That this will be a red letter Day for the enthusiastic Grace Church worshippers and a Day of rejoicing for the ladies of the Guild who have contributed their time their Energy and their Money to help furnish the Beautiful Sanctuary. That the darkest Cloud May have a Silver lining that a a fact. A fit of sickness after it is All Over is a joyous thing to look Back upon or even a mashed thumb Nail has been known to transform the most quiet person into a Florid conversationalist. That the most Beautiful Orchid is the a a holy ghost a perfect image of a Dove nestled in a bed of White Satin. That the chief reminder of summer yesterday was the Spring Bonnet and some of the hats this year deserve a place in the curio Cabinet. That a stranger looking at our East Avenue sidewalks would think our town was without local Pride. Grace Church music to night. A Fine rehearsal of the chorus music was held yesterday afternoon in the Grace Church. Following Are the names of the singers Soprano and Alto masters Stevie Jarvis Saul Storey Fred Grumman George Hyatt Ernest Cornell Spencer Adams Eddie brother ton Fred Many Fred and Robert Weber of Bridgeport Henry Tiley Howard Tiley Fred Kron and Eddie Montague tenors or. Baker or. Many Thomas Merriwether Munson Pardee and Joseph Taylor Basso messes. Percy and Chelton Baker and William Mel cast of Bridgeport and d. Floyd Hunt styles Lawrence Leonard Whitney and William Mcpherson. In addition to these or. Baker intends to bring with him from Bridgeport master George Moore Soprano who Sang in one of the congregational Church concerts d. Wooster Soprano George Applewood baritone Walter Haywood Bass George Hawley and c. Roberts contralto who will Render for extra music selections from a a the holy City a which has just been presented in Bridgeport. Or. Paddock Speaks in the highest terms of the Organ. An Anthem by t. T. Trimmel a i have surely built thee an House a with a Tenor and Bass Solo and quartet will be rendered by the choir. Italians still unpaid. Selectman Daskam who has assumed the responsibility on behalf of the town of feeding an lodging the italian contingent begins to think he has a whole Herd of White elephants on his hands. He can neither sell them nor give them away and up to Date no philanthropic gentleman has stepped into the Gap and volunteered to Settle with the italians at a discount taking his chances upon the likelihood of a settlement with contractor rider and the Borough in the near future. Several conferences were held this morning by Borough and town officials and others upon the very unsatisfactory state of things but there seemed to be no Way out of the labyrinth save that suggested in saturdays Gazette. In his discourse last evening Rev. Or. Van Alstyne dwelt upon the existing situation and made an Earnest plea for the immediate payment of the wages due the watch vote. Following is the score to Date of the balloting in the contest for the Gold watch to be presented by the daily Gazette to the most popular working girl in the town of Norwalk. Maggie . Amp g. Shop 12.279 Maggie Mccauley e. Amp g. Shop 11,964 Eose Flynn Volk s hat shop 12,171 Maud Nisbett t. Cousins factory 12,171 May Brotherton Union mfg. Co., 2,943 Liliy Hendricks Hutchinson Cole amp co. 1,549 Hannah f Clune. A a a a a a 39 Mary j. Clarity Union mfg. Co. 523 Florence Deforest Telephone office 687 Nellie Platt Dennis amp Blanchard 65 Minnie Rosenaw. A a 204 Lizzie Kelley Dunning amp Stevens 506 Jennie Bates Nickerson amp Betts. 175 Jorgina Peterson George Ward Selleck a 817 Clara Graham or. W. H baldwins 614 Lulu Hammer co operative hat shop 201 Sarah Dibble c. S. Trowbridge 49 Eugenia Wakeman weeds shoe shop 64 Ada scam n. L. Co.,. 27 Delia e. Taylor g. Shop 33 the late Catharine Street horror inspector Byrnes does not believe the current rumours. New York april 26, 1891. Dear Gazette a to Day on fifth and sixth avenues upper Broadway and other popular thoroughfares the chief topic of conversation with Church going Folk As Well As others was the recent murder and mutilation of Carrie Brown otherwise known As Shakespeare in the East Side hotel a notorious dive in Catharine Street which has. Been the scene of crimes innumerable. By most of these people the crime was attributed to the Whitechapel fiend known on both sides the Atlantic As a Jack the Ripper a but who had transferred his base of operations from London to new York. If this were indeed True there would be a fruitful Field for the villains operations in various East Side localities of this great town which Are quite As foul and inaccessible As any in the Vicinity of St. Giles or the seven dials in London. To Day new York with its More than a million and a half of population offers for the time being Safe Asylum within its Down town precincts especially to the renegades from foreign countries. But with this far from homogeneous population to Deal with new York has the Best detective Force in the world headed just now by a Man who will not rest until every resource has been exhausted iii the attempt to capture poor Shakespeare a murderer. Neither inspector Byrnes nor any of his subordinates partakes of the popular apprehension that the London fiend is really on this Side of the Atlantic and entered upon another series of blood curdling murders and mutilations. They give reasons for their belief which to those who have Given them any thought Are convincing but need not be dwelt upon at length in this letter. I will refer to one thing however one distinguishing Mark of every murder committed by Jack the Ripper which was conspicuously absent in this Case. Every London victim was found with Throat Cut and in every instance the fiend had grasped the victim with 3ns�?Tright hand and had drawn the knife across the Throat from right to left. Carrie Browne a Throat was not Cut neither was her person mutilated in the precise manner characteristic of Jack the Ripper. To Day i ascertained at police Headquarters in Mulberry Street that the detectives have Learned to a certainty who the murderer is and believe him to be in hiding in Brooklyn. As he had no Money when last seen it is not believed he can go far before being captured. The murdered woman was the widow of a sea Captain. She was born in Salem mass., where her two accomplished daughters still reside. Her husband left her a Small Fortune but soon after his death she plunged into vice and for about fifteen years has been notorious even among the most notorious characters in lower new York. P. Another Villa. Carmi Hubbell has closed a contract with builder s. B. Wilson for the erection of a Beautiful Villa residence on his romantic lot on St. John place and the cellar has already been staked out. Or. Wilson Drew the accepted plans and has secured the contract for its erection. Few builders indeed can compete with him on prices for the erection of dwellings As he is in the Street vernacular a a a Hustler and makes Money by his push and drive while others lose by the slower and More easy going methods of working. The general design of the House resembles quite closely the one the contractor has so recently built and rented to sex Burgess Jones on Cross Street. There will be some important changes in the Interior designs but As a whole there will be few if any dwellings in Norwalk of moderate Cost that will vie with it in Harmony of exterior architectural design or Interior Beauty of finish and convenience of arrangement. Our p. Deserves a Good House and an attractive Home and he will a get there.�?�. Burnes Mclaughlin. A delightful wedding was solemnized by Rev. Father Dugan last evening at the parochial residence after which a reception was Given at the Home of the Bride on Chapel Street. A Large company of friends were present. The contracting parties were Maggie Burns of Norwalk and Bernard m. Laughlin of South Norwalk. The Bride wore a Rose coloured Cashmere gown and her sister miss Bridget Burnes who acted As bridesmaid wore a Gray Cashmere dress. The Happy pair after the reception took the late train to new York. _ _ photographer headman spent sunday in new York. Price one Cut. Mrs. Elizabeth Jessup Reed. Mrs. Elizabeth Jessup Reed widow of the late James Reed or. Editor of the Ashtabula Telegraph died at her Home on Vine St., of heart trouble last wednesday afternoon april 15th. Mrs. Reed formerly miss Elizabeth Jessup was born in Otsego new York july 6th, 1820, and was married to James Reed in Jan. Of 1840, and came with her husband to this place in 1856. Since that time she has been a constant resident Here or. Reed purchasing the Telegraph shortly after their Advent to this place. She leaves four children mrs. J. Sum Blyth and James Reed of this Village miss Emma Reed of new York City and William j. Reed of Chattanooga Colorado. Funeral services were held saturday afternoon at her late Home her pastor Rev. J. N. Mcgiffert preaching an eloquent Sermon. She was buried by the Side of her husband in Chestnut Grove cemetery overlooking the town she loved so Well and where she had spent so Many useful and Happy years. Her children were All present at her funeral except William whom it was impossible to reach by Telegram in Ashtabula news. _ James h. Byxbee. Florist James h. Byxbee died quite suddenly yesterday at his Home near Blue Mountain aged 81 years. Capt. Stephen Raymond. Capt. Stephen Raymond known for three generations Back As the a five mile River skipper a died at his Home Friday aged 82 years. A a need a larger Bell. It will be remembered to at at the last meeting of the burgesses among the other actual needs of the fire department it was stated that the present fire alarm Bell was wholly inadequate for the purpose and that a new one weighing at least 2,000 pounds should take the place of that at present in use. It was then suggested that the Bell nov used weighed 1,000 pounds and if so one at least twice As Large was imperatively needed. It has since been ascertained however so the daily Gazette is informed to Day by a prominent and Well posted fire department official that the present Bell weighs at least 2,000 pounds. If that be the Case the petition of the firemen will be changed so As to provide for the Purchase of a four thousand Pound Bell. Every citizen and tax payer should see to it that everything actually needed by our efficient fire department be purchased at an Early faces. Or. Rockwood the Well known photographer so Many years on Union Square has started a characteristic Enterprise. He has opened an establishment on the ground floor of 1440 Broadway 40th St with the sky Light room on a level with the sidewalk. What a Boon to tired mothers with children to the Stout the old or the Lazy this is the thirty third year of or. Rockwood As a practical photographer during which time he has scored 227,000 negatives and yet he is not tired a the of the play which is to be Given at the opera House Friday even in May 1st, the san Francisco bulletin says a the wife is a capital play Cap itally acted. It breathes the air of Good society. It brims Over with fun honest genuine rollicking fun. It is clean throughout. The company is equal to the Best comedy company in Paris and far Superior to any on the English stage. The acting throughout is simply . c. A. Notes. The song service on sunday afternoon was conducted by nine Young men from the South Norwalk methodist Church Epworth league under the direction of Charles e. Hoyt and it was a very interesting meeting. The Gold and Silver medals to be awarded the winners in the athletic contest next wednesday night have arrived and Are on exhibition in j. A. Pinneo a store window. The committee in charge of the contest Are sparing no time nor labor to make this contest one of the Best Ever Given and senator j. S. Seymour has been secured to make the presentation speeches accompanying the medals. The ladies auxiliary will hold their regular monthly meeting to Morrow afternoon at 3 of clock. There will be a meeting of the base Ball department of the association tomorrow evening at 8.30 to decide upon the nines and also the grounds upon which to play. Every member should attend this meeting. The piano fund committee will hold a meeting this evening at 8 of clock and no member should be absent

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