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SOL VIII NO. 212. WATERBURY, CONN., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1895. PRICE TWO CENTS. JUDGE WASJIERCIFUL LET A DEFAULTER GO TO HIS DYING DAUGHTER. tllllle Arnold's tylnb Wish Wa. .-nt She Could Sec ..ier Father, and Judge Sillier FounJ a Way to Open "o Jail Doon In Time. I,ocKror.T, N. V.. Sept. IT. Thorp was no happier child in tho whole world than wns Mi.lioont Arnol.i just at this time two yours ano. It was impossible not to fool cheerful when she was about. Sho wns very pretty, with her bifr, laughing eyes and rosy cheeks and ll;s. that would smile whenever there was half a chance. The stiu never pot in her heart, and tho tlowors bloomed thorn winter and summer. The whole town knew her and loved her and on vied her father ar.d mother. Sho and her father were always together. He was a yoiinj- man. handsome, popular, rising in polities, successful in business. And when he and little Millieent walked together, as they did almost every o n ln niter business and school wore over fo the day, they smiled happily at every one they mot, and every one smiled happily back at t hum. especially at the little girl, Who was so evidently proud of her father. Ho was .lohn Jacob Arnold, tho county treasu: or and the cashier of the Merchants' National bank, and his home was olio of tho most eomfoi'table as well as tho happiest in l.oekport. One day in the fall of 1MHI tiny sent for Millieent to come homo from seheol. Tho bunk had elosed. nn examination of the hooks of the coun ty was in progress, anil her father was in jail. Milium nt went to the jail with her mother. It was a horrible shook, and her mother, who knew tho truth, had broken down. Hut little Millieent faced her fa ther with a bravo smile. Knew ne Was Innocent. "I know you are innocent, father," she sold, putting her arms around his neck. It was not until weeks afterward, when he hail begun to serve his l'J years' sen tence, t hut a child taunted hor with her father's disgrace and thus opened her eyes to the truth. Presently she began to droop. The doc tors canio and said she was threatened with consumpt ion. Tho A rnolils had no money to take her away. The pretty home was riitio, ami even tho humblest house was too erpi ::sive fi r them. lut ev en it they hail '..;'.. 0:1 her away it is doubtful if it would havo d-.tte her any good. Within six months the disease had fastened upon her. Week tried to ful to :! ways e.i insti :ni last y. wore a:: look ax v week she wasted away. Sho i e.-:'ul. and sho was so grate- op!.' of the town who were al to see hor. And her beauty, ic eying less, grew greater, lly g she was so fragile that they st afraid to touch her. And one r -reat. sad eves was enongh to bring tho tears to the eyes of those who called. Two weeks a.To it b.-enme certain that her death was only a matter of a few days. The child seemed to know it and began to 6sk to see her father. Sho talked in every one about it av.ii refused to believe that the law could bo so cruel as to prevent him from seeing his little girl before she died. It seemed to bo so. however, ami, although every lawyer in town was inter ested and was trying to iieise seme plan by which it eot.'.d I o done, tu t one of them could think of anything. Richard Crowley, who had been her fa ther's lawyer, set to work to get the trial of another otlieial of tho Merchants' bank fixed for as early a date as possible. When bo had made sonic progress wit li this, he Went before Judge Miller and applied for a writ of habeas eorpus for Arnold so that ho could testify. It was a flimsy excuse, but tho judge, sitting in a court of merey and not in a court of justice, promptly granted the writ. This was Saturday afternoon. Sunday morning Arnold, in Citizen's clothes, started for home. A Pathetic Seene. In the evening ho was with his daugh ter. When the door opened and he carao In and caught her In his arms, she threw hor arms about his neck niul put her chock against his and gave a long si;.h. "I kuow ho would bring you." she said. Ar nold was crying, and tin- keeper was wip ing his eyes. The little girl was quite calm. "Now lay mo In tho bed, father, " .-ho said. "I au . 0 tired. It was to long waiting for you." She lay there, her face as white as the pillow, hor big eyes, bright, s tiny had not boon for two years, fixed upon her fa ther. Her tiny hand was nestled in lies. She was perfectly quiet as t he hours passed exi pt tnat now and then she would give a faint sigh and sr.y, "Oh, lam so happy!" When life wts so weak in her that sho could not spor': abi to a whisper, she mur mured that sho wished him to pray. When hor mother had prayed, far father still ho Uing the litao girl's hand as h !;!;: beside her bed, the child whispertd, ''Ami, Oh, 'id, you were very, very good to brlna mo my dea father." The doctor leaned over her presently localise her eyes h.l shut and hor bieath was fluttering. ' Sfco It s. " ho !d in a low voice. Arnold o'ew himself upon tho bed aad bepan to ;ci The child opened her eyes and let hor loug, slender, almost trans parent fingers test upon h's cheoU. "Good by, father," sac wh ;erod. '"1 a"i froing. Good by I shall see you some day. " 'iLen sho dl.xl. ard tho smile that was on h; lips then wis fastened tliore by death. nold will bo permitted to stay hero until th furerai is cr. He will then in al probability go back to prison ana return the third trial of J. S llehner, prfl' ent of the bank, comes on Arnold will testify against him. Oflloer Killed V Idle Mdt'n; an Arrest CoirMBtrs, Ga., Sept. 17.- ofticor Kd Jackson, n member of the Girard poli loreo, was assassinated by vuu Wilson, a White man. Jr ikson had arrested a hois tcrous man and was trying t- -.arry him to the police station when ho was shot by eomo one from the crowd that had col lected. Football Bejan at Princeton. PnixcETOV, X. J.. Sent. 17. Tho foot ball season was opened here when, in re sponse to captain lca s order, ttie mem bers of last year's team reported for prac tice at the varsity field. The management is disappointed at the dearth of vnlunhle material anions tha new candidates. OUR CRICKETERS WIN. fc New Witness Gives Damaging Evidence Against the Fritoner. Sax Francisco, Sept. IT. The ninth tvook of tho Durant trial has bosun. Tho prosecution estimates that it will require i ,". days of actual court sessions for Its di rect testimony. Miss Lnnigan, a fellow pupil of Blanche L.amont at the normal school, tostiflod that on April 3, when school was dismissed, sho loft with Alice Pleasant, now Mrs. Dortran. They noticed lilanehe Laniont in eompauy with a man ivhom she identified as Durant. Miss La tnont was smiling up at Durant, who was Mrrying hot- books. They boarded a street ar going toward Market street, and she Muild seo tho pair In animated conversa tion. Mrs. Vogol, a new witness, told how ho. from her parlor window on tho after noon of April. U noticed a man who waited about 4," minutes outside tho normal school. When asked who the .an was, she pointed her finger toward Durant and franiat ieally exclaimed, "There ho is'." Fearing he was a burglar, she watched liim with a pair of opera glasses. When school was dismissod. sho saw two pirls emerge from the building. Accompanied by Durant, they boarded a Powell street ar. One went inside, and the other sat .vith Durant on tho dummy. When Du rant was arrested, sho recognized him from tho pictures in the newspapers. The defense was evidently much wor ried over Mrs. Vogol's testimony. Sho ivas very positive in her identification and stood the cross examination remarkably .veil. Mrs. James Crossot, tho last witness of the day. had known Durant well for four rears. Tho day lilanehe Laniont was mur :lered. she said, sho was riding on a Valen cia street ear, when she saw Durant sit ting on tho dummy with a young woman whom she did not kuow. She identified Durant with great positivenoss. When shown the clothes worn by lilanehe La ment at the time of her mn. or, she said tho woman sho saw with Durant woro garments of similar cut and material. The pair rode on tho dummy as far as Twenty-second street, where they left tho .ar, proceeding toward Hartlett street. Kinaiiuel church is on Bartlctt street between Twenty-second and Twenty third. Mrs. ( ""russet's testimony was not shaken bv cross examination. TILLMANS AT ODDS. Senator and Ills Urother Denonnca Tba r.ach Other In Public CiM.VMiUA, S. t, Sept. 17. Tho pro- edings of the constitutional convention .ro chare. cieried by a most exciting tilt between, c-enator 1 Hunan anil nis uroinor, lloorge D. Tillman, on the question of naming a now county. George D. Tillman an Saturday had succeeded in getting the county named Hut lor. Senator Tillman was absent at the time, aud returning ha moved to change tho name to Saluda. In a passionate spoou ho charged Son- nor Hut lor with being a traitor to tho party and said that to name a county after him was au insult to the reformers of tha ite. George D. Tillman, In reply, taunted his brother with lighting a man whom ho had defeated, and dramatically striking his breast exclaimed: "Thank God there is no sentiment In niv Heart tual wouiu maso mo swop bo low !' ' The scene became extromely exciting, and the convention was in wild confusion. ;oimtoc Tillman, in his speech, taunted later Irby with not replying to his brother, G. 1). Tillman, on Mvturtlny, and i'V, in a hot speech, denounced Tillman r stirring up strife in the convention, iind s dd it t ame with ill grace from a ,n to hound his fallen foe, aud declared it, Hutler in patriotism, honesty and courage was the i ;ual oi unman or any other man in the state. When a vote was lv obtained. Senator Tillman carried l i- point, and tho new county was named alinia instead of Hutler by a vote Of 80 tu Ml. Six Killed at a Crossing. I.YNTitr.vui',. Va., Sept. 17.Six per sons woro killed as a result of a railroad crossing accident at Lawyer's Station, U miles below hero. A vehicle containing six persons, supposed to bo Joseph Calla han of Paitburg. Campbell county, Vn. two women, a girl of about Hi and two small children, was crossing tho tracks of the Southern railway, when it was struck bv the engine of No. 3.r south bound pas- s.'iiijer trr.in. Kive of tho occupants of the vehicle were killed outright. A Student Commits Suicide. WoniTsTin:, Mass., Sept. 17. Philip Russell. '?'. year.; old, the second son of Prineip '.l K. Harlow Hussoll of the State NormV, school, committed suicide at his father's home by shooting himself through the head wit ha 2 caliber ri Ho ball. Denth resulted instartlv. The suieldo was doubt- le-s the outcome of temporary montal aberration duo to study or some unac countable nervous strain. Soarrd a Sick Child to Death. Ki.rcwoou Ind., Sopt. 17. A man clr imr his name as Frank Smith broke into .Joseph Kinmons' houso and became en waged in a desperate conflict with Eni- m ins.' A sick child was scared to death. Emmons pre sonted a sickening sight when re eue l by ofliecra. Smith is in jail feign ing insanity. San Francisco Flghtine Off Cholera. Sax Fhaxcisco, Sept. IT. At a meet ing of the board of health tho ports of Nagasaki and Yokohama wero declared inlowiod, and tho stenmor Ilio Janeiro, winch arrived from the Orient, was placed in quarantine until tho pnssongors, mail and cargo could bo fumigated. Rhodo Island's New Statehonse. I'lioviDESrE, Sept. IT. Ground for tho hardsomo now statehouco, to be erected on t 'apU-o! hill in this city, was broken by cx-iiovornor Ladu, who dug tho tirst shov elful of dirt for tho foundation. Work on tho now structure will begin at onco. Kcw Haven Women Toted. Xi:w Haven, Sept. IT. Tho women polled a largo vote in tho school election here. Jil-s Mary K. Ives rocelvod 1,714 votes. Five hundred and soventy-three women cast ballots. Weather Forecast. Local showers, followed by fair; wann er; southerly winds. JOHNSWSSUM ALIBI. THE COLORED PREACHER HELD FOR THE MURDER OF ANNIE ROGERS. Tie Ta Hollered to Have Been With the Girl Later Than Ho Admits Footprints In the Road Tell or a Fearful Struggle and May Furnish a Clow. Somervillk, N. J., Sept. IT. .Tncob S. Johnson, the colored evangelist with whom Annio Kogers of Newark was last seen alivo in this place, has been arrested and committed to jnil without ball on suspicion of being her murderer. New and Important evidence, which appears to disprove the story first told by Johnson, has eomo to tho knowledge of the authori ties. Tho mulatto girl was found dead Sunday nioruing in a patch of woods near tho Karitan river. Thoro woro finger marks on her throat. A flagman on tho Central Railroad of New Jersey was found Sunday night who saw the woman within half an hour of tho' time which is sot for the murder to havo occurred. IIo had just flagged tho ls3::S0 train when a man and woman passed his shanty. He is positive Johnson was tho man, and ho was carrying a largo package. Johnson on Saturday night had purchased a half of venl and carried it home. He was dressed in overalls and jumper. This is tho description of tho man seen with the woman outside Somervillo going in tho direction of tho spot where the girl was strangled, probably about 1 o'clock, or half an hour titter she passed tho flag man. Johnson took his arrest coolly, and held that the story he told tho coroner on sunday was true. This was to the effect that when ho last saw tho woman she was in the company of two men. She Bad 30 With Rer. The woman, who before her marriage was Annlo licekman, uvea in rvewars. On Saturday Johnson accompanied hor to Neshanic, where she obtained $r0 due her. Tho return to Somervillo was made in tho ovening, and tho visits to the bar rooms followed. Tho girl is said to have taken wine, whilo Johnson took soda wa ter. What tho authorities wish to know most of all is what the woman did during the two hours that elapsed from tho time she is thought, to have been in a saloou with Johnson until sho was seen at tho crossing by the llngman. It should not have taken so long to reach tho place. The murder was committed on the roadway, and there was something of a struggle. Her clothing was torn in places. It is thought she did not cry out, as tho grip taken on hor throat was evidently a terrific ono. That sho did not soratch Johnson a face is thought strange If he is tho murderer. Tho authorities think her natural action would have boon to claw at tho faco of her assailant. That one set of the footmr.rks found arc those of the murdered woman there can bo no doubt. The iron heel plates on the shoes of the woman are pcrfeetly marked The marks along the BO yards from the spot where the body was found show that the murderer, instead of picking up his victim, draggod her along with her heels scraping tho ground. Johnson's shoos were fitted into tho other set of tracks and proved an exact lit. Roubery the Motlre Johnson is small of stature. He hns been in the habit of preaching to his race in Somervillo, although he was never or dained. Robbery was tho motive for the murder. When tho girl received her money on Sat urday, she placed it in a beaded purse, which sho placed in her bosom. When tho body was discovered the woman's dress was found to havo been ripped open Johnson lived not far from whore the bodv was found. His shanty is close to a small creek that empties into the Karitan river. When he was arrested, his wife became, hysterical and claimed that tho fact that her husband was a preacher made the charge preposterous. Johnson's sister's screams could havo been heard half a mile away. The prisoner retained ex-Prosecutor Steelo and Lawyer Mechan to look aft er his case. It was learned in Newark that tho mur dered woman was tho wife of a colored basket maker named Rogers of 2T Leek street, Newark. lingers Is 73 years old and the murdered woman only 24. Sho married him about six months ago. Mrs. Rogers had nover been from homo until last Thursday, when she went to Somer ville to attend to some business matters. Pho bears an excellent reputation among hor acquaintances in Newark. Hennned In hy Fire. Camdes, N. J., Sept. 17. While driv ing from Bedford to Berlin. Thomas J. Prickett, president of tho Philadelphia College of Commerce, suddenly found himself hemmed in by forest Arcs near In dian Mills. Mr. Prickett lay in the bot tom of tho wagon and finally managed to urge his horse through tho flro, reaching his home in Medford almost prostrated from his terrifying experience Great Scarcity of Water. Norwich, N. Y., Sept. IT. One of tho two reservoirs that supply this city with water is ontirely dry, and the other con tains only about a three days' supply. One of tho five engines was taken to tho Chen ango river, and the street mains have been supplied with water from the river. This will continue until tho situation is reliev ed by rain. Animals on the Steamor Taarnj. New Yore, Sept. IT. On board the White Star freighter Tauric, which arrived here from Livorpool, wero three horses, ono being an Abrablan stallion, ono pony consignod to Sandow, the strong man, which ho lifts in his exhibitions, and ono saddle horse. Girls Played With a Revolver. BATH, N. Y., Sopt. IT. Two daughters of Jefferson Horton, at Cameron Mills, near Buth, wero playing with an old re volver when the gun was discharged, shooting ono girl, aged 7, in the forehead. She is not expected to recover. V.tV.rl. Will Hut Rnea- NuwrORT, R. I., Sept. 17. Lord Tt rovon s representative, a. maitiana i.er sey, was seen by a press representative here and said ValkyrU positively would not race Defender and would rctzr t Sfcssp: at once. THE DURANT TRIAL. OUR CRICKETERS WIN. University or Pennsylvania Defeats the Eng lish Team by loo Runs. Philadelphia, Sept. 17. Tho Univer sity of Pennsylvania "past and present" won a most conspicuous victory over Ox ford and Cambridge "past and present" in the first international intercollegiate crick et match played in this country, winning by an even 100 runs. Tho match began on Friday last, the Englishmen going ilrst to the bat and finishing their innings for the largo total of 2S4. Then Pennsylvania took the de fense of tho wickets, and under the speedy trundling of tho foreign bowlers lost four wickets for 38 runs before stumps wero drawn and finishing their innings for 139 next day, being obliges, to "follow on." It was lu this socoud t.fay at the bnt that thoy retrieved their olmost lost fortunes, piling up the magnificent score of 3C7, giving them 101 more than the foreigners. When tho heavy hitting F.cgllshmen went in to bat for their second innings on Monday, interest was at a high pitch, al though it was felt that littlo short of a miracle could lot the Ponnsvlvnnlans win. The miracle happened, however, for in side of an hour and a half tho visitors' ten wickets were down for the paltry scoro of 01. Patterson and Clark deserve most of the credit for pulling a lost game out of the fire, although tho men in tho field plrycd a fast game. The visitors will play matches here with the Gentlemen of Philadelphia on Sopt. 20, 21, 23, 27, 2S and 30. Tho team which will opposo them will be substantially the same as that which represented the Cni- versity of Pennsylvania in tho game just finished. MAY CALL TALMAGE. The Brooklyn Divine May Sneered Dr. Sun derland In Washington. Washington', Sept. 17. A local paper prints a report that the Rev. T. Do Witt Talmage of Brooklyn may be called to Washington to succeed Rev. Byron W. Sunderland as pastor of the First Presby terian church of this city. Such a report has been mentioned as a remote possibili ty, continjteut upon the resignation of Dr, Sunderland and tho suftcquent determi nation of tho church to call Dr. Talmage. It has boon based largely upon the fact that Ir. Talmage and Dr. Sunderland are close personal friends and arc at present summering together in tho Caikills. It has been understood that Dr. Sunderland, who is advanced in years, has desired for some time to retire from nctivo church work, but his congregation has resisted every intimation from him looking toward his retirement. At present there is no va cancy, and therefore no determination to call Dr. Talmage, although It may ulti mately come about that the distinguished Brooklyn divine will come to the national capital ns the successor of his old friend. T.ie First Presbyterian church" Is the ono attended by President and Mrs. Clove land during the first and tho present ad ministrations. DEPEW NO DODGER. Advises the Republicans to Meet the Fzciae Queatlon Squarely. Saratoga, Sept. 17. Tho excise cmos tion seemed as if it would not down evoi after the decision of tho Uepublicnu lead ers not to mention it in their platform, and when the State Republican Kdlrorial association met hero it listened to Chaun- ccy M. Dejicw sny some very sharp things about tho indecisive qualities that seemed to exist amor.g tho Ilomiblionn party. "Why," said Mr. Depew, "I have only been here a few hours, and I have seen leaders' opinions chnnge like straws in a heavy wind. Tho theory of the Republican partv should bo clearly dotlned on this question. It should not hesitate or shirk. It should come out squarely ono way or tho other for enforcement or against If for it, you will fct tho Herman Vote; if against it, you will get the church and school vote, but if neither for or against it von wili disgust the people, make them doubt your sincerity aud lose their entire vote. Mr. Depew's remarks were greeted with npplnnso from the aO editors present and from politicians w ho had gathered to hear him. BASEBALL. KATIOSAL LEAGUE GAMES. At New York New York 3000010 35 Philadelphia 1 10150100 At Washington Washington 40041106 16 Brooklyn 31530000 113 Second game Washington 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 Brooklyn 4 3 0 3 3 011 At Boston Baltimore 00001050 1 T Boston 0310 0 001 04 At Cleveland Cincinnati 00000000 00 Cleveland 40 0 30010 0 T Street Railway Men In Convention. Aibasy, Sept. 17. The annual con vention of the Street Railway Association of the State of New Vork is being held at the Y. M. C. A. building today. About 50 delegates, comprising directors and officers of tho different companies, ore in attendance. Railroad President Dtea. Atlaxtic City, Sept. IT. Mahlon P, nutehinson, president of the Catawisaa railroad, died here after an illness of two years. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. The governors of tho Newport Casino hsvo re-eleotod Mr. Cornolius Vanderbilt president. - At Lawrence, Mass., tho flftioth annl versary of tho city's incorporation was flfingly colebrated. Lord Dunraven has WTltten from New port, R. I., declining tho banquet offered him by the St. Lawrence Yacht club. lilnnlo Dean, who was condemned to death for tho murder of Infants Intrusted to hor care, has been executed In Invorcar gill, Auckland, New Zealand. Talk of a new issue of government bonds has been revived as a result of tho re cent rapid deoline in the treasury gold ro- scrve. and rumors are current in Wall ziraat that such an issno will be author- ired ne.it mnMb. THIRTIETH REUNION. SURVIVORS OF THE FOURTEENTH REG- IMENT IN WATERBURY. Business Meeting Held Inft. A. R. Hall. Followed hy n Kamiiiet in the Armory. Where Covers Were I.al.l for 250 Men. The thirtieth annual reunion of the. Fourteenth regiment. C. V.. was hold in A. it. Hall to-ilav and was larsrelv at tended, about two hiiiitlretl veterans bo iiitr present. Chaplain llenrv S. Stevens of Washington, 1). ("., a splendidly built man nun a vt icatn ot snow white Hull" lelivei'oil an interest itisr address ami re ported for the monument, history and graveyard committees. After the Iran- iction of a big batch of routine business the following otlieors were elected : Prov ident, K. II. Williams. Hartford : vice- president, 1. A. Spencer, Watorl.urv ; secretary, J. W. Khowlton, Briilseiiort : reasurer, George M. Bri.'bam. lloek- villo ; chaplain, llenrv S. ( base, WhsIi- toti, 1). I . At U o'clock the veterans formed on Fust Main street and headed bv the American band inarched around the green to the First Methodist eliurcli. where they were photographed bv Pho tographed Stone. .Then all repaired to the armory where Caterer linlstor bad prepared an appetiing menu which all partook of with evident relish. lbe next reunion w ill be held in Hart ford one year from to-day. The eliai lain is at work on the history of tho l ourleenth C. V. and an effort is beinsr uiade to secure the necessary funds tu have it printed. The estimatod cost is J.0(li) ami the regiment has issued bonds iu denominations of which will be ac cepted in payment f,r copies of t he book. siil'scrilier who holds one of the bonds will receive the history and M for it when the work is read v. Company C. the color conmanv of the Fourteenth, mustered in in l!ie went ironi Waterbury aud Merrill's baud also went with the Veirinient from this eitv. Lieutenant llenrv W. Wadhams was' a member of this" coiunanv. The local post of the (i. A. . is named in honor f him and his two brothers, who wel'c killed withm a few weeks of one mother. Clio regiment took a iironiineut pail in twenty-iliree engagements and w as know n as the lighting Fourteenth. 1 no aterluu v members ot the regi ment who are vol living are as follows: 1.. A. tiraw. Leonard Simons. 11. V. rown. Nelson L. Slow. Allirtlstus Adams, Thomas V. Hill. .1. A. Sdchcci'. llenrv Snagg. William I!. Smallev. 1". I". ('Neil!, liw'iglit Sinners. William 11. Nelson, .lames W. Bonliam. l.'eiiben 'tiagg, .lohn J). ( liatlielil, .lohn Lines, i . t. litullord, A. C. White. 11. F. Mer- i ill. Kdmund T. Danford and .lames F tiuant, adjutant of Wadhams post. SUCCESSFUL OPENING. I onion rirotliers Welcome to Hundreds of Their Friends. There was a large crowd at the for nal opening of Conlon Brothers' new South Main street store last evening. From the junction of Li rand and I'niou -I reels to Kelly's balierv. the street and salewalks wore crowded and tho trolley cars pa.-sed through with considerable 'iilliculty. Most of the crowd were of the fair sex. still there was a sprinkling of men. and ail jostled each other in a ;iHui-natureit way ill tlieir eagerness to get a sight at the gayly deco rated store windows and I lit great variety of goods on tin -helves in the luaninioih store. Dal .as. the florist, had contributed to tin beauty ot the interior with a largo col lection uf potted plants and the Ameri can baud tilled the place with sweet melody. The exhibition opened at S o'clock and for over throe hours a continuou -l ream of sightseers kept passing in and out of the building. Thomas and M il nam t onion, the proprietors, anil a corps of fifty clerks welcomed tin visitors, all ol whom marvelled much at llie great collect ion of goods and the -plondid arrangement of the store. Dti the tirst floor there is a great va riety of dress goods, velvets and satins, notions and trimmings, kid and fabric gloves, lames wnile inusim underwear. inlanis' suits, ladies' hosiery, misses and children's underwear, gent's furnishin and underwear. The ladies", misses' and children's cloak room on the second Hour is one of tho litiosi in New Kng- land anil is w en stocked wit li a superior grade ot goods. 1 lie basement is used as a stock and wholesale room and con tains an immense stock of goods of every variety in their line. The goods are ail ol tlie best oualit v. loaitil to the con venience of the store it is so arrang that customers can outer from Bank street making an exit on South Main street or vice versa. ITALIANS BOUND OVER. The Wire Thieves Held For Court and Clusiuien V ill the Superior lie Tried in Waterbury. The throe. Italians who w ere taken to Hartford yesterday for stealing cop, wire from the Hartford Trail ion I were tried in t lie llarttord eitv court this morning and each w as bound over to the next term of the tipcrior court under $5U0 bonds. Ciusmien, who was taken up ns a wit ness, supposed that he was free, but as soon as court w as over he was placed under arrest by Detective Egan, who brought him to Waterbury. lie w ill be tried tomorrow morning for receiving stolen goods. As the DEMOCRAT said yesterday two of the Italians are brothers, although they gave different names, 'rlie Hart ford papers class them as desperate criminals. Auoiher brother is now in state prison for stealing brass. Three other Italians arrived in Water bury this afternoon who came for the teams that carried away the copper wire. Another A. 1. A. Oefoat. NEW llAYKX, Sept 17. The A. P. A. sustained a marked defeat in the school election yesterday, a large majority being polled against S. W. Alvis, a con tractor, who received the support ol" the A. P. A. JAMES REILLY'S JAW. Judge Cowell Snjs That It Was Broke Hy Miehaut C arroll and I m poses a Heavj I'iiU'-Bwili'iirf (iivrn That Trilled With the Court's I titclligeiu'e. Michael Carroll, a bartender in Brook lyn district, was charged with assault on .iatnes KelUv in the city court to-day. The latter was in court with a fractured jaw. lr Crane said lie dressed the wound yesterday and that the fracture occurred over l went v-l our hours before. lleilly said he went into the saloon willi a young man named Fruin, OD Friday aficnmoti. They called for beer, t ai rull came from the same place as ho did in the old country, lie began to run down Keilly's people, when he told him his people were just as good as Carroll. The laitor came around and put Fruin out and hit him (Keillv) with a sand bag. knocking him out. He did not come to for twenty minutes. Carroll saftl that Hoilly was ugly and abusive because he refused him a second beer. When he w ent to put him out he laid dow n on the tloorand began to shout and kick, lie caught him under the arms and shoved him feet first toward the door. Ueilly kicked the door shut and cont inued kicking tint il Carroll dropped him on the floor, lie let him lay there and looked several times for a police man. Joseph A. Ctillen. agent for the Hell mann Brewing Co. said he drove U)i to the place and went iu to see the proprietor. He saw Keilly on the floor mill urroll trying to m .e him toward the door. When Carroll spoke of get ting a policeman Reillv got upon his feet and walking to the bar began to ibu-o Carroll. He then walked out. Mr Cullen did not notice that Keilly's face had been ltinned. James Welch corroborated the above torv. Carroll also said that Keilly was at his place yesterday trying to get money from him. Attorney Clohessev. who defended Carroll, declared that it was a case of blackmail and that tho complainant hould be prosecuted for perjury. Judge Cowell said: "I think Carroll knocked him down. I have known a good many Irishmen in my time, and I never saw one tliot would lay down on the floor and kick and shout like a baby. iii-U testimony onlv trilles with the in telligence of tho court." He lined Car roll ."sr.") and costs, and an appeal was taken under bonds of $200. The three children of Julia Mahoney, who is now in jail, were brought into court from the almshouse. 1 hey were Joseph, aged fl; Jennie J.. S, and Nettio C (I. Testimony was introduced to show that the mother was not a lit per son to care for them and they were com mittcd to the county home. The case of Daniel (iuilfoile, charged with selling on Sunday, was continued until to-morrow. Vinton l'helan was drunk yesterday and when Oftioer Ahoarn placed hinl under arrest he showed light. He will work out .Saiid costs and 13 aud costs in New Haven jail. Charles lirail v, for drunkenness, was lined 11 and costs. 1 Patrick Keilly was given thirty days jn jail lor drunkenness. AGfiiSf PR LOPEZ. COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER H0ADLEY WILL BRING HIM INTO COURT. Said That He Neglected to Keport a Case of Starlet Fever in Woleott Dr Lopet Snyn It Is l'rosecntioii. County Health Ollicer Carlton E. Iloailloy said to-day that he would prosecute lr Halph Lopez of this city, for neglecting to repori a ease of scarlet lever in Woleott. Dr I.opez will be ar raigned before a justice in Woleott to morrow. This prosecution is brought under the law passed by the last general assembly. Dr I.opez. when seen by a Pkmocrat reporter this afternoon, was surprised when he hoard that he was to be prose cuted. Ho said ho was called to attend a case of scarlet lover in Woleott about two months ago. the patient being a lit tle girl in the family of E. Carthwaite. She died on the day the doctor was called. There was also a case of the fever in a family of the same name, living next door. He says ho made a written report of the case, which he sent by messenger to the Woleott board of health, thereby complying with the law. After the girl's death the family of E. Carthwaite moved near the Waterbury city line and another doctor was called. Dr I.opez says the whole trouble was probably brought about by some of the Woleott people who arc opposed to for eigners, because ho w as working up a good practice in that town. Ho is per fectly willing that the whole matter shall be ventilated in the court. NOTHING FOUND. Another Theory Keanling the Fast Thompson Mystery Exploded. Wil l iMANiic, Sept HI. Another the ory which it was believed would lead to to a linal solution of tho now famous storskewjei mystery has been exploded, and the police are as far from the truth of the affair as when the crime was committed. Captain William Hill house, chief of the local police depart ment, went to East Thompson Saturday to investigate a clue which had been re ported. The clue was found, and con sisted of a hole urnler an apple tree near the lnni-e. It was six feet long, and two wide, about sis feet deep, and in fact about the size and shape of a grave. It had been carefully stoned on the bot tom and sides, and the top was care fully closed over, the dirt ou the stones apparently having been washed down by the rains. The hole was empty, and for what purpose it may havo boon dug is a mys tery. The theory that it may have been used as a crematory by Jerry Storskew joi, who is accused of having "murdered his wife Kosa and hor young son, is not credited by the police, for had the bodies been burned in the pit, together wilh the necesssary amount of fuel, the ashes would have been found.