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K : 4 VOL. VHI. NO. 23b WATEUBURY, COXX., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1895. PRICE TWO CENTS. -i It f FIERY T0MB8EALED UP. ( THIRTY-MICHIGAN MINERS LEFT TO J THEIR AWFUL FATE. The Month of the Shan Will Ki-mnin Closed Vntll Wednraday to Smother the Flimti, and Tbtm the Cu Will Me Dretra OIT. Hovohtox, Mich., Pcpt- 10- Thp situa tion at tho Osceola copper mine remains about the same us on Sunday. Captain llichard Kdwards nml a couple of nu n went. down as far ns tho second level in shaft No. 1 Sunday night to make some repairs to tho pump. Kvrryt hinir appear ed to t clear there, hut after the men had boon working for awhile I hey sudden ly ielt themselves bcitu- overeoioe ly t ho gjis and started up. Due of these men be came exhausted before finnu far and had o ho helped to the surface by his compan ions. Captain Richards and Captain Kdwards, With a small gan;i of r?en, went, down shaft No. ,'t Monday and succeeded in pel ting within about '-'t'O feet of Xo. 4. when they were afr. ud to go furt Iter owing to tho stroll); pas. 'Otis odors and returned to the Hurt. i. -e as fast as possible. After this attempt had been made tho men who had relatives and otheis having friends in t lie mine went to Captain Y. E. Parnoll with t ho request that shaft No. 8 be uncove red. They had no hopes of t ho men being alive, but wore very anxious to recover the bodies. Captain l'arncil then called all the miners togoliicr ami made a long address to them, saying that it would give the liredralt, .and that there was timber enough in the mine to hi cp tho fire up fur weeks, anil that til s action would cause a nuu h longer delay in reeov ering the bodh s. He is of the idcala.it the best plan is to cover every draft un::1. about Wcdiie-i'.ay. which Would im doubt amply smother t tic lire, thi-ti eoen sh:. ;s Nos. 1 ami .', or.a'e a iliait ami draw the gas out of the n:.!:e. Would Nt Open the Shaft. In conclusion Captain l'ann il said pos itively that !ll' M"!l!i! lint Ulliitraiiye.it;- Blderation open shaft No. :!. lb, hnwe i r, consented at the r-.-nikM the in. n to batten up shall .No. ,"i and open shafts Nos. 1 invl e, which latter t... li.:o ln.:i closed with trap-, and leae it thus I.-i about live hours, with the cml.Mvor to create a ciralt and ur.iw the -.-a-, oat ;,:ul away from No. 1. in the i i. in.ty .1 which it is thought most of the b.-dits will bo found. It this nu'tli.4 does not prove s-.e. e. ssful after about live or six Pours, it ..d. :.! ed that every si:.. ft snouhl I e battened down and kept so moil about Wi dm-day. When all tho shafts will It opened and another attempt load" to reach ihchcdi s. Tho relat h c of t he .'lit "n! ed im a are becoming more aftious as ia.h hour passes by to recover the bodies a id Woi;i willinely enter t ho burnim: mine, whi.'i they know would mean death, to try ami find even a few of the in;--'or bodies. The majority of the tin :i s-iy that most of the bodies will undoubtedly be found on or near the seventeenth level of shaft No. 4. Abo-.tr. f o'clork ?. ndny ; afternoon the men became coin inccd that their scheme would not w -rk. and no-.v every shaft lias been lightly .-t-aled, to reniaiti so until Wednesday. Many rh. usan vi ai'ain visited the mine, .-lo-i when this latter announce ment was p- do the frantic cries of tho heart broken mothers, son. nnd daughters oould tie he. : r. i i over t he '. .i at ion. Manv suit vvful sights were to be seen at several of the homes. Mothers, with eight and ten small children cluster--d about them, were weeping t i-antie-i! !y, their last ray of hope having disappeared. How the lire oriein.-.: ed is a jrea mys tery. Captain hiehards thinks ii is t ho work rf incendiaries, while oth.es say that it was undoul tedly due to careless ness on the part of the miners. HARRITY VERY BUSY. At Least Be II ail No Time to Discuss the Third Term Subject. Philadelphia. Sept. u. National Democratic Chairman William F. Harrity was shown an interview with Senator Gray, who says he favors President Cleve land for a third term. Mr. llarrity said: "I personally think Mr. Cleveland does not wish to be a candidate and would de cline the nomination." When asked whom ho favored with Mr. Cleveland out of tho race, Mr. llarrity said he was very busy and had not tho time to tulk politics. Conffreaiiinan Quigg to Kesljrn. New York, Sept. 10. It is authorita tively announced Hint Congressman Quigg vill forward to Governor Morton within a ay or two his resignation of the ollieo of representative in congress for the Four teenth congressional district. It is under stood that, his reasons for resigning are altogether of a business nature. He is the editor of the New York Press. The Montreal Arson Caeft. Movtkfal. Sept. 10. In addition tr tho eight men now under arrest on charges of arson additional warrants on tho same charge were issued against 15 other business men of the city and suburbs. The Insurance companies have been col lecting their evidence for n long time and claim to have straight cases against cv'ry one of them. Ilaftehall lMnyrr Killed. WASniN-GTOX, Sept. 10. Benjamin F. Myers, aged "Jo, was instantly killed in a ball game. He was sliding to second base In an amateur match when the baseman jumped into the air to catch a thrown ball. He dropped on Myers, his body falling on tho young mnn's neck and dislocating his epine. Fierce Thunderstorm. ppnrsoFiElP, Mass., Sept. 10. A terrific thunderstorm visited the Connecticut val ley, sweeping down from the northwest and causing a largo amount of damage. Two tires were caused by lightning in this rity, but wero soon under control, and 6inall damapo resulted. Itichnrd Manffleld Serionaly 111. Nr.W YORK, Sept. 10. It is learned that Richard Mansfield's .illness, which has been supposed to bo nothing moro than a alight fever, was really typhoid fever. This his been developing day by day until las: nighr ho wn reported in sorioas condition NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT. The Grand Army Veteran Krvjojrine Them, selves at Louisville. Lorisnti r., Sept. 10. Probably the most important business that will bo transacted at the present encampment will be the joining of the Woman' Belief corps ami the Indies of the Jh A. R. in one order. While it has not been fully de termined to do t his, It will be recommend ed, and tho sentiment in its favor is such that there is hardly a doubt of the con summation of the plan. Tho Woman's Relief corps has expended in the neighborhood of fl, 000.000 in char itable purposes. It works through all channels, while the other body, being con lined in its labors to tho wives and rela tives of veterans, is necessarily limited. If the proposed plan is carried out, the work will be on a greater scale than has ever lu'en known before. I'n'on .i.'.ck ond the pennant proudly wave over the Tell City today, the Hag ship of the licet of the National Associa tion of Naval Veterans. The Tell City was formally put in commission hist night. The vessels of the squadron were pro fusely decorated with Hags and bunting. They were ce . lipped and surrendered to Hear Admiral Allen, rommandilig the Notional sToeia;ioii of Naval Veterans, by Captain lioorge Fritehncr. (iovernor .lohn Young Krown, Admiral Alien and others made addresses at tho i"'g watch i f t lie naval veterans last night. Last ni.lit campiiros were held in New Albany and .lelTersonville ns well ns in Louisville, while receptions were tendered 1 Commander l.awlcr, Admiral Allen, Mrs. I l.oean. Mrs. Wallace and others. At Camp ' 'ab.hv . !!. where 1J state departments and 'thousands of unattached veterans arc 1 ou.'irtered fn e in u nts, there were singing i and story tolling and many very informal ' camp!'! , s. Must of t he Indiana veterans ' are o'. le-eri at New Albany and .letler i sells il!e. ' '1 lie pests of many state departments ' are ouai'er. -d in ehoo!h.ouses nnd other huiidiin.s ei-our The city. Tho schools were oismos, ,i this week, and all tho s--hcol binUiimrs are used by tho veterans. POLICEMAN TURNS ROBBER 11U Victim Commit Suicide, and lie Con fesscrt t:o Oime. P;ni.. ni'i i':i i a, Sept. 10. Policeman Charles It. Cub was arrested while on duty chained with hiehway robbery. Tho vict. til was t-forgo tt. Smith, a Brooklyn sal. .ii keeper. 1-ic. it h roiiinii t teil suicide short ly aft i r the rebbei y. it is thought, Irom brood. ng over his loss. Cullen when a in si . d-was taken to hevuhiuarlers, where he was stripped of his uniform and locked in a ceil. ili' admitted his guilt. The robbery occurred two weeks ngo but was kept scent until last night. Smith wis visiting friends in the city, and on t!;er,'ghi previous had been drinking in a coven town saloon. After midnight he ne t Cullen. To y had numerous drinks from a flask of 'i..i.;;:i. Wl en Smith a-.roka .;it day light, lie found hiui'"lf on a doorstep minus h s four carat diamond stud and th.i - en. a r'lur. 1 b' r. ported tiie matter to the detectives, and afterward located his ring in a down t.uvu p.v.vn-'hep. From a description given by tin- paw nl.rokot- Culien was suspected and w utehid r nt u his arrest. Smith, it is said, kept t:;i his drinking, and a few days afterward . hot himself at a relative's house on Cambria street. WALKED INTO THE SURF. Itrooklyn Young Woman Supposed to Hare ISoen lirowneil. Pais Hook aw t, N. Y., Sept. 10. It Is th. -light that Miss Fannie Wilkins of 54 I. i mgston street, Brooklyn, walked into ihesurf and was drowned at this place some time before daylight Monday niorn ing. Miss Wilkins, who lias h-n visiting her sister. Mrs, C. !-. Aokormm, at Cedar l.nwn for some days, has recently been in ill health. She was missed when she failed to ap pear at the breakfast, table. Ac examina tion of lier room showed that ehs had left it clad apparently in little more clothing than a mackintosh. Tho household w as aroused and a search if the house, eta ale and grounds insti tuted, but without ftTnll. A young son of Mrs. Ackermar. In learohing along tho shore found the mackintosh worn by tho young woman on the beach close to tho water's edge. It seemed to have been washed ashore. A reward has been offered for the recovery of the body, and fisher men have been dredging the inlet all day. Says It Is Not Allen. Prnrsoi-iKLii, Ills., Sept. 10. Postmas ter Kidgely returned from St. Louis, where he was called to seo photographs of Hogan. the man under arrest at. Sprlng liehl. Mo., and supposed to be Charles Al len, one of the robbers of the postollice here and who escaped from Ludlow Street jail. Mr. Kidgely declares positively ho is not one of the robbers of the postoffice here. Fresh Troops Arrive In Havana. IIav.U'A, Sept. 10. The steamer Lu 7 mi has arrived hero with 000 soldiers of the engineer's corps. The steamers Mon tevideo and Buenos Ayres have also arriv ed, having i n board battalions of tho So fia, A lava, Barcelona and Galicia regi ments, comprising 110 officers and 4, 100 men. They were given a splendid recep tion by the peoplo of Havana. naptlut Minister to lie Tried. Noi5wioii, N. Y., Sept. 10. Tho Baptist phureh of this village will call a council to try charges against the pastor, Kev. T. CI. Cass. The charges are preferred by tho trustees and are for general conduct un becoming a minister and conspiring to disrupt tho church. llnny Steel C'annl Knnts to no Unlit. Clkvfi.anii, Sept. 10. Tho Cleveland Steel Canal Boat company decided to order nt once four more licet s, each composed of ano steamer and live bargees, to ply be tween this port and New York by wny of Lake Krie, the Krio canal and tho Hud son river. A Ootid Seal Catch. WAsni-KTrx, Sept. 10. Lnto reports from the Seal islands indicate that the North American Commercial company has taken about la, 000 skins, tho maxi mum limit imposed during tho season closed Auk. 3. A TROPICAL REPUBLIC. UNION OF THE CENTRAL AMERICAN GOVERNMENTS UNDER WAY. The Preservation of Peace and the Assur ance of Stable Government the Prima Objects Sought The Union a Result of England' Course In the Corinto Aflair. New York, Sopt. 10. Three of tho five republics of Central America Nicaragua, Honduras and Salvador have rocontly, by tho action of their presidents, come to o provisional agreement for the establish ing of the long contemplated Central American union or confederation, under the uamo of Ropublica Major de Centre America, or tho Major Bepublic of Central America. This union, while not ot present em bracing Guatemala and Costa Kica, is so devised as to admit, of their reception into it at any time on equal terms, and when the league is complete tho general name of The Kopublio of Central America is to take the place of tho present exclusive one of Major Ueptiblic. To the comparatively meager dotails of this very important political departure which have already been printed in tele graphic advices is now added explicit in formation about its lending features ob tained in nn interview with Sonor Jose O. Gomez of Nicaragua, who, on behalf of the Nicaraguan government, conducted the preliminary diplomatic negotiations which led to tho present provisional com pact. Objects of the Vnlon. Sonor Gomez, whon seen at tho Nicara guan consulate, said that the basis of union agreed to contemplated just, two large ob jects first, to establish a solid confedera tion of all the Central American republics, so as to fully unite their interests in for eign relations, nud, second, to guarantee peaco throughout their several dominions and thereby attract capital and immigra tion. Tho union is to be a league, pure and simple. Its jurisdiction is confined to tho appointment of foreign ministers and con suls and to tho decision of questions in volving foreign relations, which decision, in every case affieting the republics indi vidually, is to be subject to the approval of each republic directly interested, but all decisions so arrived at are to be bind ing upon all the republics. Tho league Is to be administered by a diet, to be equally represented by deputies chosen for throe years, and if is to sit suc cessively at the different capitals. Provi sion is made for referring difficult ques tions to arbitration, preference to be giv en to the I'nited States. The present movement is entirely dif ferent from the celebrated enterprise of President Barrios of Guatemala in iss.1, and the Liberal party of tho Central American republics lays claim to the cred it of the idea of voluntary confederation. Suggested by the Corinto All'tilr. Spror Gomeii a-shti:'- to PrM at. Z..la- ya of Nicaragua the credit, of having so noted politically that tho union now ap parently assured was attempted. The first conference in the matter as sembled in Amalafa, the capital of Hon duras, with the presidents of Honduras, Nicaragua and Salvador in attendance, and in July the treaty known as the Ama lafa treaty was formulated. To bo valid nnd binding, it must bo ratified by tho congresses which will convene nt tho be ginning of next year. Tho Corinto affair tho aggressive no tion of Knglaud in Nicaragua Senor Go mez said, was one of the chief factors in moving the leaders of tho Central Ameri can republics to act promptly. Senor Gomez said that the government nnd people of Nicaragua look forward with great hopefulness to the final action of the I'nited States in the Nicaragi.an canal question. They are a unit in desir ing the construction of the canal at tho earliest possible time, and through, at Central America, he declared, the warm est friendship prevails toward the Vni.ed States, and also the strongest desire to foster in every way trade and other rela tions with this country. A TRIPLE TRAGEDY. Craxed With Jealousy. Hooker Ran Am nek With a Razor. lN-niAXAPOlls, Sept. 10. Lon Rooker, a molder employed at the Indianapolis car works, murder 1 his wife by cutting her throat. Ho also slashed and almost killed Mrs. Emma Pecs of 79 Khodn Is land street. Mrs. Pees ran screaming into the street covered with blood. She presented a ter rible appearance, and a, crowd of excited people quickly gathered. Rooker made an attempt to escape and stepped to tho front door with the bloody razor in his hand. Seeing that it would bo impossible to do so on account of tho rrowd of excited men who hod gathered about tho door, ho made some remark about killing the first man who attempted to lay hands on him and then cut his own throat. The act was witnessed by a number of persons. Tho blood ran freely from the wound, and tho man, after staggering about for a few minutes, fell. Tho crowd started for him, but he oroso and held them at bay with the razor. Ho then left tho house and ran three squares, followed by a great crowd. When Eliza beth street was reached, ho jumped on u street ear, where ho was captured by Pa trolman Holan. Mrs. Rooker, after receiving the terri ble wound, started for the City hospital, which is only a short distance from tho sceno of the tragedy. After taking a few steps she fell and died in a few minutes. Rooker and Mrs. Pees had in tho mean-, time been taken to tho hospital, and tho doctors believe that both aro fatully wounded. Jealousy was tho causo of the crime. r ranK oonn, anas U. London, was arrested at St. Louis charged with mur dering his wife in Houston four mouths ago. Clara McArthnr, who made tho leap for fame and fortuno from tho Brooklyn bridge, was arraigned In the Tombs po lice court and was fined $5. Stabbed by Ills Brother, Boston-, Sept. 10 .John H. Frawley, a stable kooper at 23 Chardon street, was stabbed in the abdomen and seriously wounded by his brother William at Fraw ley's stable on Chardon street. STEERS IN THE STREETS. Fifty of Them Ban Wild la Brooklyn and Hurt Many People. New Yoke, Sept. 10. Fifty head of Texas steers woro landed at tho foot of North Soventh stroet, Williamsburg, con signed to tho Johnson avenue slnughtor houses. Thero were but two mounted drovers in charge John McCormack and Maurice Shine. Tho cattle had been brought on a float from Jersey City after a long rail journey and wore suffering from hunger and thirst. Tho entire hord immediately broko away from the drovers nd scattered in all directions. A number of them dashed down on the neighboring docks and woro prevented with difficulty from plunging into the Kast river. Another contingent of the half crazed animals headed up Kent ave nue toward Greenpoint and still others toward the Broadway ferry. The re mainder ran wildly up North Soventh street. Several Italian women and chil dren in this neighborhood wero knocked down before they could escape to the shel ter of tho doorways, but none of them is believed to be seriously injured. Thero was likewise a fair sized panlo when ono of tho herds reached tho region known as Butchtown. Several men nnd boys who foolishly tried to head off the runaway cattle were thrown down. It was believed that many persons had been seriously hurt, but up to a lato hour last night no cases had been reported at tho Williamsburg hospitals. At Bedford ave nue and North Seventh street two of the runaway steers ran hoad down into a trol ley car. They wero knocked down and stunned and then easily secured. Tho contingent of steers which ran through Kent avenuo and up North Eleventh street was stopped when the leading steer was lassoed. All the ani mals wero finally captured, some being so weak after their run that they had to bo carried on trucks to tho slaughter houses. THE PENNANT RACE. The Philadelphia Team rial a Chanoa of Winniug Out. Baltimore, Sept. 10. Tho race for the baseball National league pennant is still full of possibilities for at least three of the contestants, and while the homo team has a good, clear lead it is by no means out of the woods. Tho champions and Phillies have each 15 scheduled games to play, while the Spiders have but. ten. Baltimore's percentage is now .065 Cleveland's. .(V'T; Philadelphia's, .536. If both Baltimore and Cleveland should lose all their remaining games and tho Phillies win all theirs, it would stand: Baltimore, .670; Cleveland, .57S; Phila delphia, .04:1. If both Baltiinoro and Cleveland lose five games, the percentage will bo: Balti more, .tiati; Cleveland, .617. But if Cleve land wins all her remaining games and Baltimore loses five, the race will bo a tio at .6,'0. If, upon the other hand, Balti more wins 1-uts five games and Cleveland does tho same thing, tho score will stand: Baltimore, .010; Cleveland, .617. To win the pennant in such an event Philadelphia would have to capture 12 of her li games, giving her .PCO. Combina tions of this kind inn be made without limit of the remaining games, and they are interesting in that they show that even now there is at least a possible chance for a triangular contest toward tho end of the race. FRESH OUTRAGES. Armenian Villages .Sacked and Inhabitants Tortured by Turks. Loxnour, Sept. 10. A dispatch to The Daily News from Kars, Armenia, says that the entire district of Kemaks is sur rounded by Turkish troops dispatched by Zekki Pacha under the plea of arresting Armenian revolutionaries. Tho villages of Caml, Tiruguener, Tortan, Horopool and Marig aro reported to have been com pletely sacked, and tho population, aggre gating a, 000 people, was foully treated. The men were tortured, and tho women and children wero ravished. Tho live monasteries of Agukkaus, Sourmor, Thervorith, Choga and Soup phagop were sacked, and the altars and images were destroyed. Tho excitement and alarm are universal. Authentic information from Moush is te tho effect that an anti-Christian society of Turkish officials has been formed there and at Bitlis with tho avowed intention to slaughter tho Christians in the event of the acceptance by tho porto of tho schemo of reforms presented by the pow ers. It is declared that Consul Hampson is to bo tho first victim. To Itace a Train Against Time. Rochester, Sept. 10. It is rumored among railroad ollicials hero that the New York Control railroad would on Wednesday mwning send a train out of the Grand Central depot in New York city for Buffalo, a distance of ,196 miles, in an attempt to do tho distanco in six hours. This, it was said, would bo dono in an ot tempt to beat tho record recently made in England of 540 miles in 53S min utes. Electric Railroad For Pern. Philadelphia, Sept. 10. A represent ative from tho Baldwin locomotlvo works, with an export electrloian from the Wost inghouse company, togethorwith Sir Hen ry Tyler, ox-presldent of the Grand Trunk railway, will depart today for Peru, whore, it. is said, a test of the possibility and feasibility of the electrio locomotive Is to be mndo upon a railroad 15,000 feet above tho sea level. Will Admit Woman Students. Washixgton, Sept. 10. The Catholio university has decided to admit women as pupils in all the hlghor studies, em bracing courses of sclenoo, philosophy and the arts. Tho university heretofore has been available for priests alone. K.anaa la Flooded. Pittshtjrg, Kan., Sept. 10. Never htm such rains beon known here as those of tho last three days. Tho whole oonntry is flooded, and the tracks of all railroads leading into tho city are washed away and trains deluyed. Crushed by an Elevator. Bostos, Sept. 10. Ernest W. Hall, aged 34 years, employed by William Prior, Jr., a Ash dealer, had his hoad crushed by a descending elevator and died a fow mo ments afterward. DEFENDERWAS FOULED. VALKYRIE CARRIES AWAY THE AMERI CAN BOAT'S BACKSTAY. The Committee Ordered the Rare to Con tinue Valkyrie Held Her Advantage and Won by a Very Small Margin. Atlantic Hii.iii.axijs, Sept 10. At 10:15 tln wind was blowing from the southwest about six miles an hour. The Deleniler had passed out in the htie willi the Valkyrie in lier wake about two miles. The Defender was in tow of Hie AVallace . Flint and the Valkyrie was hitched to the tow line of the' Pulver. Kncouiapitior reports he-ran coining in from points to the southward that it was elearinir and that the breeze was fresh-enin",- so that a race within llie lime limit seemed to be assured. Soon after at. 10:;i( the sun broke out ami both boats reached back and forth to hold good i ositions for the start. The sea seemed to be falling and the conditions were niore favorable for the Vnlkviie than Sutunlnv. At 10:4:") the wind hauli d to the south east. At the same hour the regatta steamer signalled that the course would be sailed southward and thence around the marine triangle. The stakeboat took her position to the eastward of the lightship, iind exactly at 10:50 the pre paratory gun was lired on hoard. At that time both the Valkyrie and De fender were west of the big lightship, with sheets close hauled ready to swing iu any direct ion. Pioinplv at 11 o'clock the starting gun belched forth ami the mammoth livers had both been jockeyed by that time into superb positions for the start. According to the official time Valkyrie crossed the line tit 11.00.1:! aud Defender at 11.01.15, at flood tide. Immediately afterwards the Valkyrie fouled tin; Defender, earn ing away her backstay. At 11 :10 tlio Defender raised the proles flag. It was recognized by the regatta committee, but orders were given that the race be continued. The Valkyrie gained by the accident. At 11 :30 t he Defender made the loss good and lid by one-hnlf length. At this hour the wind was blowing eight or nine miles an hour. Both were carrying mainsails, staysails and jib, and tin; aluvrio lier main pb topsail. At 11 :,'!" the Valkyrie apparently led by lad vards. The Defender attempted to set her No 2 lit) topsail, but failed and took it in. H topmast leaned far over In starboard. At 11 :40 the Valkvrie had the best p sition. to windward, and at 11:17 both took the port tack. .Vt 11 :54 the Defender tacked to star board and the A'alkyrie immediately fol lowed suit, in order to hold her position At lU .irs llie alUvne was gaining slight! v. Both again tacked. At 12:30 the Defender succeeded in setting her jib topsail. At 12 ill the Val kyrie Had a lead of about ouo-eigh'h of a mile. The Valkyrie passed the first stake boat at 12:57:30 and the Defender at 1 :()0 :50. After passing the first stake boat Val kyrie pulled ahead until a lead of nearly two miles was gained. Prom this point it was a splendid race on the home stretch, the I), lender stead ily gaining, but unable to pass the English boat. The Valkyrie crossed the line fust, the time, unofficially, being given as 2 :55 :40 and tho Defender's time 2 :57 :45. GIFTS FROM FRIENDS. FATHERS DOWNEY AND MURPHY FORGOTTEN. NOT The Former fiiven a Watch nnd Annoint ing Set. anil the Latter Alim Handsome ly llemeiiibereil y His l-'riemts. lather Downey was too popular among the parishioners of the immacu late Conception parish to be allowed to leave without some token of esteem on the part of his friends. As soon as the DKMiX'HAT reached its readers last night the members of the St Aloysius Drum corps rushed to their meeting place and at once decided to present to Father Downey a beautiful annointing set. and a few friends of the St Joseph's T. A. society got together and in a few minutes the price of a handsome gold watch was secured. There are some other surprises in store for Father Dow ney and before he gets out of town he will find that he had more friends inlVa terbniy than he knew. Kev F. .). Murphy, also, who has gone to Morideu. has not been forgotten by his friends. The altar boys of tin parish made him a present of a gold headed cane before he left, and the member:? of the parish are going to do something handsome in the way of a purse, which will he presented to Father Murphy in a few days. Wnter Famine at Oaulm ry. DANIU'P.Y. Seid 10. The water supplv here is rapidly diminishing, and to-day it was necessary to open the lower gate at Kast lake reservoir, a thing which is never done except in a case of absolute necessity. 1'nless heavy rain falls soon the city w ill be without water for domestic pur poses, and as it is but little city water is used for washing sidewalks, and win dows w ith hose. Kestrictions w ill bo placed on its use in a few days unless rain falls in quantities. Accounts Short S.-..OO0. Vf.stfikli, Mass. Sept 10. An ex amination of the books uf Louis A. Lee, the defaulting assistant teller of the Hampden National Hank, shows that in stead uf SI. S0O his thefts amount to fully $5,000, and probably more. 1'p to September 7, Lovett had pitched in 3t games for the Providence team without having a single put-out. Since the Phillies secured Inlielder Madison, both Sullivan and llullman have braced up iu their work. Hreitenstoiu lias been sent home. It is doubtful it he pitches again this season. The injury to his leg caused by his being hit by a hatted ball is mure serious than was at first contemplated. SCHOOLS REOPENED. A I.arpe Attendance nnd the Capacity of the ltuililingit Taxed. The public schools opened to-day with a large attendance "in every build ing. Hank street, as usual, is ham pered for more room, and it looks as though there will be considerable diffi culty in finding accommodation for all the pupils until the new High school is ready, when the crowded conditions in the rooms of some of the buildings will he relieved. At the Washington school only two of the new rooms were ready for occu pancy, hut the others can be used iu a few days. The improvements about this school since the close of the summer term supplies a much needed want. Uni form window s have been put in the en tire building, the grounds graded aud w ith the tower, which will soon be orna mented w ith a clock looking in all direc tions, the place will pivsent a much im proved appearance. All the teachers reported for duty and Truant Mliccr Fitpatrick is around as nimble as a young kitten, prepared to pounce upon and drive to school any and all boys and girls who maybe found on the streets. JSetween the public and private schools Walei-bury is well supplied with educa tional institutions and that they are well attended was evidenced by the group of merry children who could be seen trip pling in the direction of the different school buildings this morning. Superintendent M. S. Crosby was con fined to his home this morning suffering from a severe cold but he exieet3 to be out soon. The St Mary's school also opened this morning with full numbers. The Con vent of Notre Dame began yesterday its fall session with every room full, niany new faces being among tho first day scholars. UNHAPPY SHOE DEALERS. Xotlflecl of Another Advance in Frloett To-Day. The shoe dealers of the city are in an unhappy frame of mind. They were notified this morning that the, leather trust had given the manufacturers an other squeeze and the latter were again obliged to advance prices. This is the second increase within a few months and the dealers are in a dangerous mood. One of the principal shoe men of the city said to a Di-:jhm-i;at man to-day : "What can we do People will only pay a certain price no matter how much we are charged for the goods. They can not or w ill not understand the existing condition, ami there is nothing left, for us to do but lose money or sell inferior 'Here is an example." he said, picking up astuall shoe. We have been buying these shoes for eighty cents a pair and selling them for ono dollar. To-day's notice is to the effect that we must par one dollar a pair for them. What are we to do in such case';" SECOND'S RIFLE MATCH. To Be Held at the State Han ce at West villi on September 11. m The programme and regulations for the rirtV match of the Second regiment, '. X. ;.. to be held tit the state range in Wcstville, on Tuesday, September 17, has been issued. The company team match comes first, the prios being the Captain Barber cup, the Colonel Doberty cup. the Lieutenant ( olonel Hurpee cup and three oilier prizes to be announced later. The second will be a short range match, open lo any member of the regi ment, for the Colonel Smith badge, Lieutenant. Colonel Kacon medal, Gen eral Ford medal and other prizes. Competition Xo. ,t will be the officers' match for the Colonel ltaird badge and other prizes. THE WATERBURY TRIO. How They riayed With the St Louis Team at lloston. , Speaking of the Waterhury boys, who played w ith the St Louis team yesterday, the' Huston Herald says : Huston did not do much with Dona hue, w ho w as tried by the St Louis, until the last inning, when he was hit for two singles, a double and a home run. A brother of Koger Connor, formerly of the Augustas, was tried on third. He he had little to do in the field, and did not. hat at all strongly. Donahue has lots to learn about cover ing first. His failure to do so in the third was cosily. Koger Connor batted right handed, and hit strongly, but in hard luck. LICENSE APPLICATIONS. The New I.aw Does Not Seem to Be Gener ally I'mlcrstood. The new license law requires that the fee for advertising shall accomptmy the application. When a person now wishes to transfer a license that must be done the same as un application for a new license, with names of endorsers and the usual certificate from the town clerk that they are taxpayers. The proof for the new and uniform style of application, as agreed upon at a "re cent meeting of the commissioners, have been received and examined and a sup ply will soon be on hand. The draft of this application w as made by a prom inent Hartford attorney and is satisfac tory. TIMELY TOPICS. E. T. Turner & Co publish a price list on dress goods to-day which is a money saver to purchasers. Black goods are still favorites and Keid & Hughes' counters are laden with the latest uovelties in this line. J. M. larrall & Co sell feithers tlat ex eel in quality, cleanliness and parity. They keep the best, only. Eight o'clock granulnted baeakfast cof fee and the milkmaid brand of condensed milk, sold by the Great A. P. Tea Go, 1b a delightful combination. Conlon Brothers make a last call on shoes. They want salesmen and saleswomen.