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;i xisi ii isww' iii iwwm (Mill VOL. VI II. NO. WATERBURY, CONN., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1895. PRICE TWO CENTS. m i m m , m , ml m m m m , m m SAW SEVEN HEADS FALL AMERICAN CONSUL AT THE EXECU TION OF KUCHENG MURDERERS, Before the I"Itj llocdnmeu Deem Thel-. Work Drum Wero IXratrn ttuil Salr.to, Fired Tim Crowd Minuted Their Ay. plauae, RD'l tho neintH Wore Uuiig Up. Foocnow. Sept. CO. Derails of Tnos day's exoemion: h.ivr just boon received. After the mandarin h.d refused on Fri day to exoco'.;., any men implicated in the missionary n.-isnncros the Amcrirnn .'mil British rons;:i wired to IVkinr. On Mon day tho niHii.ti.'rin received the viceroy'? order to owuir rovoti men. At P oVvk Tuo-lay morning Consul flixsor Lti'tent Kvaus !nd Mr. Uro:: ory. . '"I'l-.h oonful, proceeded to Y.v nui -etft -vh-- two mandarins sat await ing r'e Vvon th foreigners took their RcVr" '-p iVirs'is 'ere beaten, a salute iv-v n '1,1 crier thouted three times, CV'.l J.' icon ' T' o. rl - '"eVnincd men wore brought riOf i I i I'ru H r ' r c,'la. They knell bo f Ji"C V'.a eour-t and wor tumbled, securely Jhrtinc?. iot-Vl uuly, eges, on which wore tryVd J- .Oiv .;t " payor with tho son- Jj Q'.t tfl.U OU r.:M"..d. The rii UiCri-.s then rut on their &sir li... rorc-. c. coal's, aud the death pro Cession ""-.. t o , or tho elocution jrrountls outaido o! h"f city between llaes of sol diers. l' When tho ocessliri arrived, the con icraned n:en ff.iv tumbled out nnd icnde to knoel w;th their backs to the mandar ins. 6vn Headi Cnt OfT. Then the live- !ie:idsmen benn their Moody work. The first head fell clean out. When tho hev"s of tho seven men were cutoft, the vpt crowd gave a prent shout. The neoplu cuippod thalr liaads aud do parted. Ti'9 hcvU wcra liun In n prominent pkiee in tho eify a- n warning. The mr.ndarlus p-ofessed to fear further trouble from Le crowd of foreigners, who trent armed wHh revolvers, but there was Bo trouble. No loaders have been executed aa yet. Somo lendeT with strong backing, hopj to ose.ipe. The viceroy is delaying tho oxoontlon of the others, hoping for an undeserved clemency. Punishment following tho crimgs so eoon is so unusual aftsr foreiT tnnbles. The exooution will have a jf'O-d eiTwct In showing tho people that tho matter is se rious. Bad feeling was ppreadlcs through the province because of the delnys in Execu tion. At Foochow the c.mimon talk was that the men would escape. The consuls wiring to Poking for strin gent orders to local oiaeiuls, who lo noth ing unless forced, resulted in prompt ac tion. Tho Detroit Is still here, and one Eng lish gullboat of T.jrl tons. Another Chinese Mis-t'.on Wrscfrrd. Iloxoaoxn, Sept. 20. Tho ISadle iiihv lon at Moilio, west of Swatun. wud wrecked on Monday. The furoi'rnorn h:. j evaouatcd it owin(i to the waruins re ceived from tjthcr sta'i'1!! thai h...ni;d. of rebels were putherljr nnd lectin si;,' property of the wealthy Chineo. ri lie troops sent to the district to quel! the ri- in were withdrawn rcvi:t!v. Pl.-.rnrdi nnnounce that tho withdrawn! wa duo on Knnnsh attack on t. a.iton because ol recent mossaeros. Trolley Cor Kan Into tlio rtivrT. JTOVIPKNCK. rept. IIK-An olectrje cnt bound for liumforil ran off the truck on the bridge over tlie Ten Mile river aud tumbled over into ilie wn'er, cairyir., with It three women, a child and tho njo torman and cocductrr. A o:i'.;':i nanuil Iiirs. Smltli was l-.i-tly ct;t aril tirni-'vd. but the o:hrr es.'.T. rd with f : injury, the oat The wnter landed. was fhall: w where Thoochf to I5a a Mnrier. Petscktos. X. J.. Sept. JC The body f A'lcn W. Paiie tvs discovered In 'ho Karltan onna! nc.r Triuciro'i .'i-.m-tlo:!. The body showed signs of violence, and ii is behevtd tlt.-.t the mm wnj rrv.ir.ioivd. Fallc was notir.;: r- j -yTTiiTor rt' tho Schuylkill division of tlio iVnr.sylvau'.i railroad, and before his db.npp.-arar.ee !:. ha'1 lar.rP Btim of mci;?y In his pw? i 6ion. Till. Attnnta FTiili ATtASTA. Sept. 20. The is a .-nl-n today afrer th storm of the the Cotton States nr.u Ir.t.irv.a'. iilnv; ot n.-.l oi r hiiioo. ji.i' mni'iiiuoi j wii.eu i rtFl c.etll Cleveland's touch set ic motion is moving i with a busy whirl, nnd there is a .rcr.cru! ! air of bustle ard propararlot. r.to.o-.-- thi exhibitors, who .iro .'.u!ous r' pur the fin- lshiug touchoi on their displays. TlnnseU Xliuiti'If la ITU Tlrn. RocnrsTKli. Sept. "j.i. Ch..;-Iea Il.m-,. aged "i. nn old tlu; ! ai-r-sre-oan on the Mrw Vork Central, w.u found IwijlTip in his tiarti. P.e hns Ivm monrs'.lr oiihal nceed tor potno years owiup to t!i? .c.rh cl his son in a railroad wreck. Only Mails Taken to Knr.e!alru Sax Fr.ASi-:s.-.i. Sept. 0 Th.eOeo.inlc steamer Mcno-nril sailed f Honolulu, but she rii'ii-:- r Australia via to take fiviijht :iu o:i .-.eeouiit of d States mails. or pastoners for li..n the . he'.ora. T.-.o l"i however, wire tnl.eu. More Forett Flrn In Now .Icrsioy. EOH llAKiMR OITT, N. .1., Sept. ."0, destructive for.-H ," started in the onion Five pir.e wo-.is south ef thi e!'y nnd has burned over an nres .'f three n.l'es. It rasii,g f.e-ce'.y tonight, aud the less will heavy. A liic 'nl Brai. Scrastcn. Ta., Si;ir. o,i. One of largest r-sl deals in tlio l.iftovv of the thi region was ooi.ti::in.ur.',i tn So- Mi!..;:. John Jrrr. yn s-ihl his eo il r. -o-r i .is in Priceburg to O. S. Jei!.:i-on for f IMV'.oo. Dowaffer rrlnr.in of I'at t or-herg re?i;J. l.r.MsrPT, Sep', i'.. The P-evauon Prinerssef iiafti nlmrr, whoso ei :i. I'. tuo' Henry of liatie'iliurg. is the hu''M!..l ol Queen Vii-;cria l'rinccss lioatri. e yo: inmost is dead. ciaui-iitor, Weather Furccitit. Fair nnd warmer and prob'..ily showers On Saturday; southerly wf..ds. IS JOHNSON A VOODOO. l'ho Colored Pronctier Is Now Charged With Anotlii-r Murder. OMERVikLC, K. Sept. 80. While !,o body of Annie Rogers, tho young no jtress who was murdored ou Saturday i.ight, was being hurled Thursday the prosecuting otllcials were investigating a t ory which, if verified, will tend to show that .Ineob S. Johnson, who is accused of murdering her, may have had connection with another mordsr, for which one man lias already paid tho penalty. This crime was the killing of Mrs. An nie Hamilton of Winflold, N. V., on May 1. IS'.1-. Silo was the wife of the Row J.'imes L. Hamilton, a oolorod preacher of 1'lnshing, N. Y., who was employed as ihtgman on the long Island railroad. Sho l-ad broil sirnnglod by holding her head in a small pond, after which her throat had 1 eeu cut. She had not lived happily with her husband. Near the place where her hotly was found hrr husband's walking fitck and a ouff button, identified as his pivporty, were picked up. He was arrest ed, charged with wlfo murder. He proietoil that ho was lnnocont, al though many persons had seen him with iiis wife near tho scene ou tho fatal night. After tolling one story to explain tho pres ence of his ftick aud cuffbutton ho made a statement tending to fasten the crimo on aaothar man. Tills was another negro, whom the negroes of tho locality believed to be a "voodoo doctor. " This man, Hamilton declared, knowing that the proavhor had endeavored to get a divot'oo and failed, suggested to him that he should rid himsolf of hor by moans of his black art. Hamilton agreed, and aft er paying the man followed his instruc tions. They availed nothing, and tho '"voodoo doctor'' finally agreed to cause her disappearance. Hamilton paid 115 to him, and a few days afterward her body was found. The Inference was that the "voodoo doo tor" had murdered tho woman. This story was not considored 6erioualy. Ham ilton's lawyers could not combat the cir cumstantial evidence against him. and, their endeavor to prove him Insane fall lug, he was convicted nnd was electrocut ed. The man to whom hu referred us the "voodoo doctor'' was, It Is said, .Taeob S, Johnson, now accused of Annio Roger' death. WAR ON ROCKEFELLER. Firebugs Trylnc to Barn TTp His Property at Tarrytown, N. T. T.innvTowx, x. T.. Sept. 00. There Is no longer any doubt that a band of incen diaries are bent upon the destruction of the country scat of John D. Rockefeller, no:ir this vlll'iee. Tho first attempt of the pr.nj was made lest Saturday night, when the barn and stable wore set on fire. Again they tried Wednesday morning, and kin uled another fire in a barn situated some distance from tJie residence. This ono was burned to the grouud. The fact that the barn first chosen for destruction contained dynamite was taken as au indication thai tho incendiaries were men employed about the place, and in consequence K laborers were dis charged by P. A. Halze. the superintend ent of tho property. A reward of tl.OGO was also offered for the detection of tho incendiaries. In i-p'.ie of those precautions the torch w:is applied f her! ly after midnight Thurs day morning to another barn, situated on too Hcdford road, about ono mile away from the Rockefeller residence and within a -tone's throw of the Berkeley Inn, the summer rosort of many prominent New Yr.:-h, rs. The guests of the inn were roused, aud for some time great excitement reigned miiriij them, owing to a rumor that a quantity of dynamita was stored In the burn. No explosion, however, occurred and within half an hour the Are burned ou;, destroying the barn nnd its contents, iliii-:ini companies from Tarrytown and North T.ii-ryiown arrived too late to bo of ai. service. Those who reached the sceno first say that tiiey sow three men running away I rem the lire, hut beyond this there Is no clov? to the incendiaries. The general lm-pre--.-ion ! that the flrej h.ive not been tho erk of laborers employed on the Roeke toiler c-ictc, Vvo.t of cranks or annrchlsr v ho have undertaken to wage war on the Standard Oil magnate. TRAIN HELD UP. Kobhcr Vscd rycttmlte on tlio Safe, but i:..t Mo Hooly. Wavi'.vv, Wis., Sept. 20. Passenger tn.in No. o on the Wisconsin Central road. Conductor Whitney and Engineer Blaine, was hold up by armjd men in a swamp three ruih's v.cst of tins city. The engino and biigf;STe car wore ditched by pulling spikes. The th - were riled on the track. The p-i5on;;ers wore r.ct molested, only terri fied by hulletF, which wore fired through t!.o coaches. Twelve sticks of dynamite v ore exploded ou the safe without avail, and the robhern fled without gettlnr any boot y . tVmlucter Whitney sr.ys there were ten or a rioven men in I lie g.tng. The wreck wtts a bod one. and it took several hours ! el.'i.r lii.. tr.v.-k. The passengers woro taken back to Sheridan. Knife For Dllratld, Ifi iv, Sent. CO. Tho polico -.'"X T e dls h.a covered and frustrated a plot to a--assinafo liurant. The plot was eonroct eri by a we!.' known criminal while nwait :i tr sonttmc. in the county jail. He ex pressed his intention to his fellow pricon oi s i f kill r.:j: Darant at tho llrst opportu nity, arol ti e matter coming to the ears of tho shcilii' an extra precaution was taiie'i n.it to iillc.R" I'nrnnt to exercise with 1 ho other prisoner', and to drivo him to and iron, the court either In a bugjry or outside of the prison van. On search Initiir made of the cell a broken table knife, whetted ton keen edge, was found i herein. Cyrtnnt. In Wi.conilru I'ay, Sept. CO. News reached v that a terrific cyclone swept (;!:; ere t Swr county peninsula, demolishing ' i buildings. Tho principal losses ul": e. otl by fanners. At Clay Banks go Shiioh church was twisted from hi :t- foundation, lifted bodily Into the air mil dumped bottom up several rods from its foundation. A baby's eanlemnkes the whole world Srin. GRIGGS FOR GOVERNOR. CHOSEN BY NEW JERSEY REPUBLICANS TO HEAD THEIR TICKET. There Was a Stampede to fhe Grigs Standard Daring the Third Ballot Keai Took Defeat Gracefully Platform De Clares For Sonnd Money. Thestox, Sept. CO. Tho Republican state convention, which met hero, noml nated John W. Griggs of Union county ex-senator and a prominent lawyer, foi governor. Because of tho fact that tho Repnblio ans are very hopeful of sucoess this fall the convention attractod to the city men of the rank aud file of the party than hai boon seen at a similar gathering for ovei 0 years, aud thero was a genuine offort on the part of half a dozen gentlemen ti secure the coveted nomination, whicl finally fell to Mr. Griggs on tho third bal lot. His chief competitor was ex-Congress man John Kean, Jr., who was the eandi date against Governor Worts three yean ago. The others In tho race were Elias D Ward, president of tho Prudential Insnr anee company, of Newark; State Senatoi Foster M. Voorhees of Union, State Sen ntor Maurice 51. Rogers of Camden ami Congressman John J. Gardner of Atlantic City, all of them having almost equa' strength, with the exception of Gardner, who polled only 2H votes on the first bal lot and was then dropped. SheritT IjoITcj of Hudson, although not a candidate, ro cvived tho vote of ono Burlineton counts delegate on each of tho three ballots. On the first, ballot Griggs was the lead er, with 2fl4 votes to 207 for Kean. Ther were 84? delegates, aud 424 votes were therefore required for a choice. On tho second ballot Griggs' Toto jump ed to 8S8. Kean getting 24S. Daring the progress of tho third ballot Griggs gained steadily, and finally there was a stampede, which resultod in hit nomination by acclamation. Upon questions of notional Import tht platform says: "We reaffirm our devotion to tho na tional polluy of our party, our opposition to any attempt to Impose upon this coun try a debased or depreciated currency and our firm belief in the wisdom and benefi cence of a tax upon Imports which will nfford protection to American industry aud adequate revenue " Ail of the speakers dilated npon the bright prospects In store for the Republic an tioket In New Jersey this fall and urg.nl the party representatives present U work hard for success. The first tjollot resulted as follows: Kean, 20?,' Griggs, 2S4; Voorhees, 74; Rogers, '9; Ward, 10S; Gardner, 211; LotToy, 1. Necessary to a choice, 424. The addition of two votes to Atlantic county's delegation, two to Middlesex aud ono to Essex mado tho total number of delegates SJ7. The result of the first ballot was favor able to Griggs. The claims of his man agers were borno out to a groat extent. It was seen, however, that the result was still very doubtful. tin the second ballot the Atlantic coun ty delegation dropped Gardner, the voto resulting: Griggs, oec; Kean, 24r; Ward, piti; Voorhees, ft; Hogcrs, 20; l.e'Toy. 1. The Essex county people wanted tho chairman to pass their county on this bal lot, but ho declined to do so, and they thereupon gave their 154 votes to Ward, as on the first bnllot. The third and last bnllot was taken amid much confusion, although Chairman Fort by his firmness prevented any mis understanding of the voto of tho varloui counties. At tho conclusion of the roll call ther was a scramble '.r change the vote of near ly half the counties. On the strnight cal of the roll tho third ballot resulted Griggs, 891; Kean, cO; Ward. 142; Voor hees, 40; Rogers. 4; LotToy, 1. Beforo the result was announced, how ever, the scramble began, resulting In th selection of GrlgRs by acclamation. Essej county was tho first to announce a changt In favor of Griggs. This delegation was quickly followed by Mercer, Salem, Glou coster, Cumberland. Ocean and Camden. A scene of the wildest enthusiasm and exeiremont prevailed, through all of which Chairman Tort pounded his gave! and finally in.in.tgad to make his voice heard, lie declared t hat this was a Republican convent ion, nn;l business would have tc be transact enl deeontly and in order. He recognized tho chairman of tho count delegations in the order mentioned abovt and iluully recognized the chairman of thu Essex delegation, who insisted that the K4 delegatus from that county should bt polled, although It was announced that Griggs had received many more than tht 424 votes nevessary. While the call wa In progress Wilbur Mott of Essex, one ol tho managers of the Ward boom, suddenly spr.iug to his feet and stated that as it was apparent that Griggs was the choice of the convention he would move tht unanimous nomination of that gentleman. I This motion was put aud carried, a few nays being hoard from the Kssex crowd. I Mr. Griggs was then introduced. In a few words lie thanked tho convention foi the nomination, and after denouncing "llemoeratic misrule" In New Jersey pre sented Mr. Kean, his strongest opponent for the nomination. Tho latter asked that his supporters show the same lovaltv to the man that won the nomination as they had exhibited In his behalf. Then tho convention adjourned sine dio. Colonel C. It. Penrose Dead. C aki.isi.k, Pa.. Sept. 20. Colonel C. B. Penrose of Baltimore died at the home of Mrs. V. M. Penrose In this city. He waf 57 years odd aud was a son of Hon. C. B Penrose, who was a member of President Wiltiam H. Harrison's cabinet. Detith of the Wife of Judce Dylcman. White Pkains, N. Y., Sept. 20. A dis patch from Lake George has been received lure aiinonneii'.g the death of Mrs. Dyk num. wile of Judge Jackson O. Dykman of the supreme court. CMeaco Hunk Kinployees Go Wrong;. Cnu-Aco, Sept. 20. Joseph H. Wilsoa, receiving teller of tho National Bunk ef Illinois, has confessed to taking $7,000 of the bank's money. Benjamin B. Jones, paying teller of the same institution, is charged with stealing $12, SCO. SPANISH WARSHIP SUNK. tVhlle Crnllnr Off a Cnbaia Fort the Elec tric Dynamo Was Stopped to Save a Sail or Arm, and the Warship Was Run Down Many of the Crew Saved. Havana,! Sent. 20. Tho Spanish war ship Sanchez Barcaiztegui, with Admiral Delgado Parojo on board, was struck by tho incoming coasting steamship Mortora In front of Morro castlo at midnight Wednesday, and it sank almost Instantly. Admiral Parejo and 45 of tho orew of tho warship, including Captain Ybanei and three other officers, were drownod. The remainder of the crow 118 in num ber were saved. Tho bodies of Admiral Parejo and Cap tain Ybunoz woro recovered. The body of the captain was horribly mutilated, the head and arms having beon eaten away by sharks. The Sanchez Barcalztegui was an Iron bark rigged cruiser of 920 tons displace ment and 1, 100 nominal horsepower. Sha wns built at Ea Seyne in 1876. She was 203 foot long,' 80 feet beam and had a draft of 12 feet. She carried seven gnus. Divers are examining the hull ot the Barcaiztegui. Captain Vlnal of tho steamer Mortera, in the course of an interview, said that at 11:15 o'clock Wednesday night, when he was within two miles of tho entrance of the harbor and going at a moderate rate of speed, ho sow ahead on his starboard a green light, which ho presumed was that of a steamer leaving port. "I ordered tho ongluo to slow," said Captain Vlnnl, "ond proceeded on our course, hearing two whistles from the cruiser, to which we replied. Turning Into the harbor and keeping in sight on our starboard the greon light of the cruiser, we whistled twice again, thus In dicating that we wero turning Into the hnrbor, when suddenly all of tho lights of the cruiser were put out. I immediately ordered the engineer to steam backward, but It was of no avail, for tho steamers collided. I ordered boats to be lowered and life preservers to be thrown over board. After the collision we wero en tangled with tho Barcaiztegui for a time, but this situation endangered tho Mortera as well as the cruiser, and I ordered the engines to go ahead, my intention being to try to run the Barcaiztegui ashore. I soon found, however, that this could not be done with snfetv to the Mortora. Baok- lng off from tho crnlser, the Barcaiztegui sank almost instantly. I low Admiral Parejo Was X,ost Admiral Dolgado Parejo wos tho lost man to leave the cruiser, being taken off in a rowboat, which wns about to start for shore, when tlio suction occasioned by the sinking of the Barcaiztegui carried tho boat down, ana all on board wero drowned. Tho total loss of lifo Is now set at 40. Tho archbishop of Santiago de Cuba and tho bishop of Havana have sent wreaths to bo placed on tho coffin of Ad miral Parojo. The gay streamers and flags that have docorat-od the oity in welcome to tho sol diers who have orrlved from Spain have beon taken down and replaced by draperies of black. The city is in mourning through out for tho admiral and tho officers and crew of the Barcalr.tegui. The cause of the extinguishment of the lights on board the cruiser, which was de scrib.'d by Captnii Viual of the Mortera, and which undoubtedly was the cause of the collision, was occasioned by the stop ping of the engines to save the lite of a sailor whoso arm bad boon caught in the dynamo. The bodv of Admiral Delgado Parejo He? in state In the chapel In tho Marino hospital upon nn imposing catafalque. watched over by a guard of marines, sev eral masses were said in the chapel during tho day. Tho dead admiral's funeral chamber was visited by thousands of all grades of society, the stream of the mourn ing population being uninterrupted throughout tho day. Eighty magnificent floral wreaths from the municipal authori ties, public Institutions, societies, clnbs and particular friends of tho deceased were laid upon the bier. Yesterday afternoon Captain Francisco Ybar.cz, the commander of the ill fated cruiser, was buried with tho honors due his rank. During the passage of tho funeral pro cession the streets wero filled with vast throngs of people, and tho funeral car riage was heaped with wreaths from tho authorities and from .friends of the deceas ed. A battalion of vi'unteers with a band acted as an escort, and a long line of car riages filled with mourners followed the body to the grave. BASEBALL. JTATIOSAk LEAGUE GAMES. At Boston- Boston 8 0 0 New York 0 10 At Brooklyn Brooklyn 0 0 Baltimore 1 3 At Philadelphia Philadelphia li 0 Washington 0 0 At Cleveland Cleveland 0 0 3 Pittsburg 10 0 1 4 2 3 0 IS 10 0 10 0 1 0 3 0 0 86 9 0 1 0 0 014 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 2 C 1 0 8 0 0 0 3 3 8 3 0 0 0 8 03 TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. Italians employed on the sewer construc tion in Ithaca, N. Y., have 6truck and threaten a riot. John E. Sullivan will begin a farewell tour of the principal cities of the United States about Sept. 30. The chair factory, iiaint shop and boiler house of the Milwaukee House of Correc tion wore completely destroyed by ftro. James P. Bowron of Bloomfield, X. J., is oont'.ued to his bed and will probably die os a result of injuries Inflicted by bull. Ross C. Van Bokkelen, receiving toller of tho Merchants' Eoan and Trust compa ny of Chicago, is missing, and so is near !y f.V.UHKl. Dr. Harlow Williams, 05 years of ago, a widely known veterinary surgeon, com mitted suicide by taking chloroform at Jamestown, N. Y. A flrevf incendiary origin destroyed tho largo red barn of John D. Rockefeller, whtch is situated ou the Bedford road, nwir tJia IWL-mIt Inn. Tarrvtown N. Y Ex-Mayor of Utlca Dead. Utica, N. Y., Sept. 20. Ex-Mayor James Ronton died here. ared 90. WANTS FAIR PLAY. CONTRACTOR McMANUS SAYS HIS BID, RECENTLY REJECTED, WASN'T HIGH. Believes That He Is Entitled to the Con tract and Says the Engineer Figured Toe Low on the Work In Question. Editor of the Democrat : Wishing to explain my position to the public iu regard to my bid on the tuunel sewer, I hope that you will grant me a few lines in your valuable- paper. In the first place, us you will find later, the engineer's estimate was entirely too low and my bid wns not as preposterous ns it might seem at first. Again. 1 went to quite a little expense in order to have the work gone over nnd figured ou by a competent person. A short time ago a check for SHOO was confiscated by the city because I had made a mistake ami figured too low on a certain rtiece of work, and now because I have figured reasonable and with the understanding thatthere were other bidders, my figures were rejected simply because the citv engineer said they were too high. Looking over the Engineering News, a publication in which the work was ad vertised ami the recognized paper for this kind of work all over the country, 1 find that my figures do not (lifter ma terially from those of others ou the same kind of work. In regard to my figures on the Penny street sewer. I will say that I placed my figures high in orderthut 1 might have money euough ahead to start the forty foot manhole on Round Hill. In my work for the city 1 have always sought to give satisfaction and 1 think' it hardly fair for the city officials to take advantage of me at the slightest oppor tunity. Thanking you for your valuable space, I remain, Edward McManls. WATERBURY NOT AFRAID. Why the Deciding Game of Itase Ball With Nnugatmk Was Not Flayed. The Waterburv officials are not afraid to meet their Naugatuek brethren in a game of base bali. as the Naugatuek papers would have people believe. Nuusratuek must remember that just at the present time Waterburv is a volcano of political disturbances. Those otli- cials who would miiloiihteilly make good ball players are in training for a bigger battle, when the two political teams meet at the polls next month. Still Waterburv is not to blame in the matter. If we are correctly informed the. matter of arranging for the next game was left in the hands of Judge Hungerford nnilSclootmau Gorman. The first arrangements fell through. Win ded not the committee proceed at once wit li other arrangements and name an other place for the j;.iiiieif There i" no doubt hut what the Waterburv lliiials, with nil their poli tical battles on hand. would spare the time to swallow the Nauga tuekians. I'liev consid-r rdmirrue : picnic. Make suitable arrangements nnd let us hoar from your committee, Nau tttn U. or stop votrc noise. This morning she besought Selectman Morris, with tears in her eyes, to return to her her children. The selectman kinillv informed her that the matter had cone out of their hands. The court had decided that she was not a fit person to care tor her hililrcn ami they were now in tho county home. She lelt the olhce to seek some method to secure her Chil dren. Iturglars Crack a Safe. Fr.rMiNinoN". N. J.. Sept 20 Bur glars entered the store of Maxwell Frit,: this niornins, blew open the safe and se cured $100 in cash. Richard Croker Arrives. New Youk, Sept 20. Hichard Croker arrived to-day on the steamer Columbia. He says ho is out of politics forever. He will return to England in throe mouths to look alter his horses. Twelve Soldiers Missing. Rp.rtl.lN. Sept 20. A train hearing 1.200 soldiers collided with a freight train last night tit Oeilnan. Seven cars were wrecked. Twelve soldiers were killed, sixty injured and many arc missing. Held For Criminal Assault. TlIOMrsosvil.l.K. Sept 20. Ira ITub bell. a tramp, was arrested last night, charged with having assaulted a girl named ileciiahan. The charge against liini is criminal assault, and after a pre liminary hearing he was held in $1,000 bonds. The girl is a cripple, weak minded, and subject to epileptic tits, llubbell met hor in Main street, and en ticed hor to a lot south of the town where he accomplished his fiendish pur pose. The two were seen in the lot by two men, previous to his crime. The penalty for his o flense is a long term of years in prison. nrnnn.i. get. seven teaks. llubbell was brought before Judce Prentice in the superior court at Han- ford this morning, on a bench warrant, and sentenced to seven years iu state's prison. Italians Celebrate. New Haven. Sept 20. The Italian societies of the state are celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the occupa tion of Rome, by the Italian troops, September 20. IS70, and a big demon stration was made here. A street parade was the principal feature of the morning. Three hundred men were in line, with three bands followed by a num ber of carriages containing influential Italians and families. Among the out of town organizations present were one from Hartford and another from Meri den. The Italians had tho usual police escort provided in all parados, but they were given no other protection. The extra police which the leaders thought would be necessary lor protection were found unnecessary. PREMATURE EXPLOSION. A South Brooklyn Woman Receives Painful Injuries. Mrs Lapointe of South Leonard street was badly injured by the premature ex plosion of a" blast at the junction of the New England roatl and the Merlden branch, in South Brooklyn last night. While sitting on her veranda, she was struck by Hying stumps. One arm was broken and her head was badly cut. PROSECUTOR NOT NOTIFIED. When ne Is It Is Not likely That He Will Molest E. It. I.anipKon. A reporter of the Democrat asked Prosecuting Attorney Webster this morning if the action "taken by the road board in reference to the bay windows on E. II. Lmnpson's block had been re ported to him. He said it had not. Owing to an oversight, in one of tho papers Mr Webster was led to believe that the matter was referred to the city attorney, instead of the public prosecutor. This was talked of at the meeting the other night, but the mayor came down on the desk with a thud that shook the whole building and wanted to know if the hoard did not know that Mr I.ampson was openly violating a city ordinance with out asking anyone's opinion on the matter. It was then voted to refer the case to the prosecuting at torney, with instruction that he take up the matter at once. Clerk Grady said to-day that the resolution was ou its way to Mr Webster's ollice and that he would have it in due time. Quite a good many are interested in this particular case for the windows, awnings aud cornices of almost all the buildings ou Bank street project beyond the building line. A prominent citizen said this afternoon that the bay w indow directly over Mayor Kildufl's store stands out further over the walk than anything else on the street. Of course this has nothing to do with the mayor, for he does not own the building, but a glance at the front of the different stores will show that thero is a disposition on the part of the owner of land to encroach onto the walk. The same man informed the re porter that he did not think Mr Webster would take any action on the matter. He said a worse case had been referred to him on East Main stroet some time ago, but lie noticed that nothing was done to pre vent the building going up as origi nally intended, although it projected several feet beyond the street line. The action of the meeting on this matter has caused considerable talk. Nothing has been done with the win dows since the resolution was passed. SAYS THE RACE WAS CROOKED. Suit to Be Brought to Recover a Bet Los on Yestorlay ltare. There is liable to be a legal battle over the race of yesterday hot ween E. E. Har vey's horse Defender ami M. l'-iahen's lio.se Brandy. On the second heat S7." was wagered bv the back ers of each horse. The many was placed in tho hands of Mr Dayton of Watertown. When the start was made Defender was left, nt the post several lengths behind. The backers of Defender claim that his driver was drunk and that there was somethiug crooked" about the affair. When De fender was given such a poor start thoy immediately protested the race and or dered the stake holder to hold the money. Attorney Holohan will bring suit tor tho recovery of the money. CITY NEWS. Joseph O'Will has left for Fhiladel- ' pliia to resume his studios. The bnaar of the Second division, A. O. H., will open in City hall this even- , ing. Daniel Cahill was working on a buff wheel at Plume A Atwoods factory this afternoon, v. lien a piece of the Work flew from the wheel and struck him In the face. His under lip was split an upper tooth broken and a cut made in his chin. Dr Barber dressed tho wounds. L. A. Hodges. 75 South Main street, an employe of the Seovill Manufactur ing Co. niet with a painful accident this morning. He was working on a slittlnpj machine, when he caught the middle linger of his right hand in the machine almost snapping it off. He called on Dr Frost, but nothing could be done to save the injured part of the finger and it was amputated below the first joint. t l'ho western clubs will lose the follow ing men by drafting this year: Kansas Citv will lose llartiugs and Bergen; Ter re iiaute will lose (ioar. Hughey and llat tman ; St Paul will part with Irwin and Johnson: Indianapolis will lose Fisher and McFarland. and Minneapolis will lose Hulen. The funeral of Mrs James Lunny took place this morning from her late resi dence on East Main stroet. She was for fifty-one years a member of the Immac ulate Conception church, and the rare Hiialitie which the deceased possessed attracted to her bedside a large number of Waterbury's old residents during her last day, she left a large family of grown men and women, and the rare de votion which they have shown even to the very slightest detail, be speak for her "that she was indeed the true mother. A solemn requiem mass was celebrated by Key Father Slo euni. assisted by Fathers Lynch and Fleming. At the grave the casket was enclosed in a sarcophagus composed of stone, the grave being lined with ever "roons. The pallbearers were Charles Roper. William llaniion, Tatrick Cul hane. Joseph l oir, Edward Howard, Jeremiah Fitzpatrick. Interment in the family lot at St Joseph's cemetery. Three or four room tenement for rent on Maple street.