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WATERBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1895.
o o Having Purchased The Entire Stock Of The Connecticut I will place on sale Tuesday, September 3rd, the Largest Stock of Bo Ever offered in Waterlmry, at the people's must be sold inside of 30 days to make Fall Stock. Below is a Small List of the Hairy Bargains : Men's Russia Calf, G, 01-2, 7, hand sewed, $2.39, regular price $4.00. , Men's Calf Congress and Lace Goodyear Welt $1.75, regular price $3.00. Men's Calf Congress and Lace hand sewed $2.48, regular price $5.00. Ladies' Shoes from q8c to $1.48, all high priced goods. Misses' Shoes in button and lace, from 67c to 1.17, all solid goods, made to sell for a good deal more nionej Children's Shoes from 21c up. Boys' and Youths' Shoes from 75c up. fg Everything will be placed on tables and Marked in Plain Figures. Call and see for. yourself. No matter how small your purse- you can carry away a pair of Shoes. 28 and 30 Notice BOOT & SHOE Co ots and P. East flain Stree, H o prices. Every pair room for my new Waterbury. f" Waller. ' " If the fact that John L. Waller Is Begro had anything to do with this gov ernment's delay in seeing him righted, then this government disgraced itself. But in any case vigorous measures seem now about to be taken by the authori ties at Washington, so that all may yet be well. John L. Waller was a colored man of Kansas City. Ho was born a slave at Now Madrid, Mo., in 1850. He struggled on after tho war till he graduated at a high school. Ho was a live, brainy man mid became a lawyer. Ho was a journalist when President Harrison, in 1S91, appointed him con sul at Taniatave, Madagascar. Waller liked tho Hovas, and they liked him. They became great friends, and when, in 1894, President Cleveland appointed Mr. Wetter of Georgia couvul in Wal ler's place Waller remained among his new friends and entered into trade I here. It was his intention to go heavily in to tho farming and lumber business. With American shrewdness he saw a chance for great fortune in the rich soil and virgin forest of Madagascar. Tho Ilovas made to him on, conditions of certain payments a lease for 30 years of a tract containing 144,000 square miles of land. It lay along tho east coast of the big island and contained many har bors. If Waller had been lot alone by i lie French, he would have become as rich as Monro Cristo. It was his inten tion to ship tho wood, fruits and other products of Madagascar to Europe and America. Tho execution of tho enter prise would have boon an excellent thing for both Waller and the Malagasy government. Then enmo the French invasion of Madagascar. The French determined that Waller should not havo tho ricli concession granted to him by the Mala gasy government because they wanted it themselves. So they trumped up n . 'lunge that Waller was inciting the !lovas to outrage, murder and riot. He as ari'csted. A form of military trial was secretly gone through. Not a friend of Waller's was allowed to bo present. t the end of tho trial, which occurred March IS and lasted three hours, Waller .as sentenced to 20 years' imprison ment in tho old French Chateau d'If. lie was taken to Frunco a prisoner in roiis. It is charged that ho has suffered hardship and cruelty at the hands of the Trench. His friends say ho has con- nmption. Tho French government, when asked for explanations, put oil i Embassador Enstiswith tho excuse that i he official report of the trial had not vet arrived from Taniatave, and there 'iild be no investigation. But now the t'nitcd States government must insist n a thorough investigation, and that , cry quick. Ottco more this country has had its -vful annual lesson on tho subject of oi cst fires. Tho terrible ravages of the i!.,mcs in Washington state will result n the loss of many million dollars and i I s of life that probably can never be v ictly known. Few incidents in the i : , . i v of the northwest aro so tragic as . ;i of die Tour carpenters who jumped o th"ii' death down a chasm l!i(i feet ! i n viiiie trying to extinguish the .1 'Tjcs upon a burning bridge. These - s is.srtr.liy begin iti one way through lie criminal negligence of hunters and snipers. Occasionally a spark from a ra; hviy engine wakes the lire fiend, but genera By it is tho reckless, wicked '.unter;; who do it. The only way to stop the annual destruction seems to be :'. r .-rates themselves to euact forestry iav.s with im-pi eters who aro constantly n guard during tho warm weather, b'ivo minutes iu tiio beginning would have extinguished the (lames that have wrought such ruin in Washington. England and tho Enited States will ?ot stop till China has paid to tho last :'art!iing indemnity for tho outrages on missionaries. Tho United Slates will accept nothing less, even though we ourselves have never paid China dam ages for tho Chinamen that havo been mobbed and murdered in this country. The ability of the Chinese government io punish its subjects who have endeav ored to wipe out foreign missionaries may bo taken as tho exact measuro of its ability longer to sustain itself at all. If it cannot protect foreigners within its borders and also punish its furious, fanatical subjects who seek to "drive out tho foreign devils," then tho Maut ehoo dynasty is doomed. Dong Focg, a Chinaman, got into a tight and was sentenced to three years m the penitentiary. Tho prison barber cut off his cue, and now Dong Fong sues tho state of New York for $10,000 damages. He may console himself that the cuo will grow out again before he gets his money. America will this year produce the most tremendous corn crop in her his tory. Let our consuls in Europo make themselves of some uso aud do their best to increase the salo of corn and cosnmeal as human food in their re spective districts. Tho Spaniards have put off the end of tho Cuban rebellion till lSDO. They do wi.'ll. It looks now as though tho na tions will be recognizing tho republic of Cuba by the time 1SS0G arrives. Mr. Mora gets his million and a half Sopt. 15, just to late for him to go to Europe and spend a large share of it on a summer trip. STYLES FOE AUTUMN. LITTLE EVIDENCE THUS FAR OF THE FASHION OF LOUIS XVI. ft. View of Some of the Early Model! New Dress Good Patterns Snaggy Woolens. An Elegant Visiting and Walking Dree of Gray Taffeta. Copyright, 1893, by American Press Associa tion. We are promised great things for fall in the way of Louis XVI fashions, but so far there is little evidence of snch a decided change except the new cuffs, the cutaway jackets and vest fronts and tho ugly snrtouts. One finds far more re minders of Marie Antoinette, with the dainty fichus and tuckers and the pretty silks, with their dresden patterns and colorings, though I find no ono exactly sure on the subject of the precise Louis XVI styles. One early model shows a basquo cutaway in front, showing a white satin vest. Tho basque, or flaring skirted coat, is of striped orange and black satin. This is worn over a black brocado satin skirt, with tiny orange colored figures. With this there was a fine mull fichu, edged with lace, the ends being tucked in at the square open ing. Tho new 6ilks are produced in rathor small patterns, where natural flowers aro portrayed in miniature and these aro scattered over a plain ground. In some patterns there are baskets of flow ers, and the whole figure is not more than an inch long. Tho brocades aro in describably rich in texruro and more delicate than showy in coloring. I saw a superb white satin brocade, with flow ers of pale straw color and with stripes of delicato bine lengthwise. Other pat terns had faint colored stripes, bestrewn with small flowers, in natural colors and most beautifully wrought. These silks will be for the most elegant and ceremonious gowns for winter. Somo of these have raised plnsh or velvet flow ors and other designs thrown up on the surface. There is also a large lino of glace brocaded silk, somo of it all in ono color and others having two tones. Orango and black, and, in fact, all tho shades of yellow, are soen and will donbltess bo very popular. Yellow in ono of its shades is also often seen with different light colored brocades. Glace silks will bo worn this coming season to a very great extent, as they give snch satisfactory wear, and their crisp light ness is also another point in their favor. Thero is no silk so useful for lining for thin dancing dresses of tulle, chiffon and silk muslins. Pale pink, blue, maize and light c.reen glaces aro shown for dancing dresses, and whero not entirely covered with one of those filmy fabrics tho sleeves and festooned flounces will add their delicate lightness to tho crispness f the silk. Faille with a thick, round vd is among tho season's output, and s ; are rat in duchess and peau do soie. The groitc faille is superb, and whether er -.J"w"..-.jjrf . FEW WAISTS AND SLEEVES. in black, white or any color it makes up most elegantly. White grosse faille will bo used for all tho winter weddings. Panels almost covered with gold and silver braiding aud embroidery as well as 6tomachers, cuffs and vests are among the handsomest new fash ions. The gold and silver soutacho braid is sewed to stand up on the edge, which gives it a very sumptu ous appearance. Sometimes the braid ing is of white or other oolored soutache, with a fine lino of gold cord all along tho lower edge, sowed to the cloth. I seo quito a number of foulards. These aro twilled silks, not vory glossy, but very useful, particularly for children's gowns. Foulard is always printed with dots, lozenges or small flowers, rarely in more than two colors. Browns with yellow dots, blue with white, rod or yellow aro effective and very econom ical. They will wash beautifully. There aro also many designs of white and cream with colored dots. These make elcgnnt tea jackets and negligees, and they will also be worn for kirmess aprons. Naturally much lace and rib bon will bo put upon them. All lace for kirmess aprons and jackets should be of a quality that will wash. Dealers tell us that crepons and alpacas have had their day, and that tho mohairs must give place to the new woolly and fuzzy stuffs, made and pro vided for next fall and winter, but the mohairs aro so pretty, so easy to keep clean and so effective at a small cost, and withal so durable and pleasing to the eye, that I feel sure their knell has not yet sonndod. Women have some thing to say themselves as to what they shall wear. Tho new late fall and winter woolens will bo so shaggy and so covered with tufts of difforent hairs, woven in so many different shapes and patterns, that no one could recount them all in a day. But that does not mean that we are not to be allowed a choioe between them and smooth faced goods. There are some pretty silky, striped mohairs, quito new and undeniably pretty, and I am sure they will be worn to late in the falL Covert cloth in all the new shades will be used for tailor gowns, and there will be cashmeres of excellent qualities; some smooth, some witl glistening white hairs on the surface. Broadcloths are always in with the cheviots. I saw some designs for early tall gowns, and noted that the blouse waist is still with us, the notable difference being in the sleeves, which are touch smaller than they were and in quite different shapes. Bishop sleeves with volantes of the same material, or of some kind of edged trimming, are of tenest seen. Puffed upper and tight lower sleeves are also seen, but they are smalL Many of the blouses will match fall visiting: dress. ' N the dress, either in whole or in part. Ono pretty fancy of striped silk had the front of the waist slashed with insets of white batiste crossed with black lace in sertion. The bishop slrk-es had ruffles at the bottom with three rows of lace around them. Another had the sleeves and skirt alike of dark blue surah, the sleeves shirred at tho elbows. There was a pinafore overwaist of white ba tiste, perforated all vovcr, and edged with shirnngs and narrow black lace. A dainty and youthful suit was of cream white surah, with brown dots. The sleeves were bishop, with falling cuffs, edged with a narrow embroidery done in brown silk. All of these had draped belts of the dress material. An elegant visiting dress, and one also suited for carriage or walking, was of dull dark blue and stone gray striped taffeta, the skirt cut full, and with godets. The waist was gathered full in front, and had a yoke and side pieces of lace, with bows at tho top and bott :".). Tho sleeves wcro short put?., reai hit--; not quite to tho elbow. IV m thcro there was a gathered piece of T . v!:H tho lower edge left fr o. i '. i . ;!,'. war. a rufilo of the :-i!k e. ::.; , and beneath this was a v.. : the lace. Tho ribbon v . t':v ' bio faceil ratio, with a '. ; ' , was blue on e:-,o rid : '. : tho other. Tre bar ': , f to - , gathered, and '.ho ! !:, v ' :o't bow in frir.i, ! ; re. r t'.ti of the back. J:: .0.1 :". K-v of Occn;)i,ti.: Iir V.'ikiicu. There are s.in.o young women in ITcw York who receive fair incomes m v; "l. bows and knots for hats, dresses, ri'p pers or fancy work, for it seems tlrce is a knack in making these things. Then, whilo looking for sometbiar; better, many young women havo earned their board by serving summonses for lawyers. Others act as collectors for real estate agents. Others again solicit advertisements for newspapers or maga zines. These latter, of course, work hard for small pay. I asked a well known physician's wife what she would do if thrown on her own resources. "Well," she said, "mu sic and art are the accomplishments I excel in, but I also pride myself on being a good housekeeper. There are too many artists and musicians in the city now, so I should try being a house keeper. I know a good housekeeper can always obtain a position. There are too many who havo kept house in a quiet way in some small town or city, but who really know nothing about a New York housekeeper's position or how to get up teas or luncheons in New York style, and are surprised to think they do not obtain what they seek. " A. K. A Book Marker. If one can uso oil paints a little, a beautiful book marker can be made out of sheet celluloid. Cut out a piece 6 inch es long and an inch and a quarter wide. Draw, beginning ono inch from the top, tho outline of a hand point ing downward, the index finger largest of all. Color it natural ly, and cut it out with a sharp knife up to tho wrist, but not across. It can then be lifted out from the flat sur face of the ob long, when it is slipped into a book. The hand goes on one sido of a page, tho rest of tho mark er on tho other. The inch 01 sur face left above projects from tho book, and a part of the flower dec oration should bo there, the petals on the edges of the celluloid be ing cut out The part below is also painted, and a suit able motto is inscribed, if desired, in fancy lettering. A. L W. , I)