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VOL. VIII. . NO. 275. SUMMING UP THE CASE. Assistant Attorney Plezotto Slakes Hli A? foment In the Carant Trial. SAW FRAVPTsrr Dot. Atsfon District Attorney Pioxotto niadethonnen ing argument for the prosecution in tht A. m trial 01 uurant. tben court convened General Dickinson asked that Miss rim riinghani bo rocalled, but Eho was onl 6ked a few unimportant questions anc . then excused. The remainder of the daj Tus occupied Dy 3dr. .Piexotto. Ho dis cussed the evidence in th time Durant accompanied Miss Lamoni iu Hnooi on tno morning of April 3 until he appeared before Organist King in ,mannel churoh at 5 o'clock in the after noon, pale, trembling and excited. He closed by asking the jury to uphold th laws of the state by rendering a verdict oi guuty ana using the penalty at death. During Mr. Piexotto's argument the. Courtroom Was crowded. Rv. Kenr.rrc Gibson of Emanuel church andhi3 secre tary, Kobert.2s. Lynch, occupied seats near the jury box and paid close attention io me speaker. Durant sat stolid and in different in his usual place beside his at torneys, surrounded by his father, mother and a number of friends. Durant betrayed no emotioa or feeling even when accused of murders that were compared with tht crimes of Jack the Ripper in the White chapel district of London. His mother, however, looked more thoughtful and do pressed than she has at any other time since the trial began. When Mr. Piexotto closed his argument, General Dickinson, for the defense, asked for a discontinuance until Monday in or der that Attorney Duprey might make the opening argument for tho defense. He produced a certificate from Mr. Du prey's physician to the effect that he was unable to appear in court at present, but probably would bo well enough to resume his duties on Monday. District Attorney Barnes objected tc the delay, and as the court was opposed to granting the continuance' the motion was denied. , MURDERED IN MISSOURI. A Business Man Killed VVitu Evident In tent of Robbery. South Greenfield, Mo., Oct. 25. As W. D. Ford was passing along tho railroad ho discovered a man lying in the center of the track about half a mile west ot town, and upon examination it was found to be the body of W. T. Porcell, druggist and liveryman of this place. Percell'6 skull was crushed in, evidently by a blow from behind. It is thought that he was murdered and then placed on the track. A telegram was sent to Springfield to an owner of bloodhounds, and an effort will be made to track the murderer. Whoever committed the deed failed in his purpose, if robbery was intended. Percell's watch only was missing, pieces of the ohain being found near where the body lay. About $125 found on the body remained untouched, the murdarer evi dently being frightened away before fin ishing his search. KILLED IN CHURCH. Iron Covered Roof Falls on Worshipina People and Many Crashed to Death. Warsaw. Oct. 25. The city of Lublin, capital of tho government of that name in Russian Poland, was visited by a hur ricane, which resulted in loss of life and great damage to property. Religious services were being held in the cathedral, marking the centennial an niversary of the third partition of Poland, when the hurricane broke over the town. The iron covered roof of the ediflco, Which was filled with worshipers, was torn away and fell into the interior of the church, killing several persons outright and injuring a large number. The panic stricken congregation, shriek ing with terror, made a rush for the doors, and many men, women and children were thrown down and trampled upon or crush ed to death or insensibility in the strug gling mass of humanity. Shot and Killed His Rival. Danville, Ills., Oct. 25. Two young men named William Coates and John w! Kitchen have been rivals for some time for the hand of a young lady namo Ella Spangler. Kitchen escorted the young lady home. After leaving her he met Coates, and they became involved in an altercation, when Kitchen drow his re volver and shot Coates through the heart. Kitchen surrendered himself tolhe sher iff. He came here from Chicago foui months ago. The Ram Katahdin. Boston, Oct. 25. The American rara Katahdin was taken from tho drT-dr.nt- n the Charlestown navy yard and moored on me pier, it is expected she will leave ror isew London next Thursday and will have her speed trial next Fridnvor Snhir. day. General Hyde, president of the Bath 1 m . - iron worKs, said ho thought the ram wouia make the requisite 17 knots. Two of the Lost Are Saved. Gloucester. Mass.. Oct. 2s n.wni Griffin of the schooner Lizzio Griffin, who arrived and reported four of the crew lost whilo tending trawls at tho Grand banks fishing grounds, has received word that ilq arrigan and Isaac Littlo, two of tho missing, have been picked up by tho schooner Puritan and will be brought to this port. Charged With Murder. BATH, N. Y., Oct. 25. Oliver Schaler of Newburg, N. Y., was arrested here on the charge of murder in the first degreo for the killing of a prominent Newburj man about one year ago. There is a re ward of upward of $1,000 for his arrest. Schaler will bo taken to Cohocton, where he is also wanted for assault. Parti one d by tho Governor. Albany, Oct. 25. Governor Morton has pardoned Morris Spoigol, who was 6ent to Sing Sing prison from New York city for raising the value of the goods de stroyed in his store and thereby defraud ing the insurance company. There has been great pressure brought to bear to se cure the release of Speigel. The Keller Murder Case. Oswego, N. Y., Oct. 25. Three wit nesses wero examined by the people in tho Keller murder case. The defense intends to set up a claim of emotional insanity, basing it on the natural nervosa tempera- menc oi me accused WRECKS ON FOUR ROADS FATAL TAIL END COLLISION NEAR HYDE PARK. The Engineer Responsible For the N. Y. N. n. and n. Road Accident A Broket Axle Causes the Wreck on the Pennsyl vania Road. Hyde Park, Mass., Oct. 25. A real end collision occurred here on the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad, in which one man G. M. Austin, a brake man was killed, a woman fatallv ininr. cd, and 12 other passengers, Including congressman JUigah A. Morse, were mor or less seriously hurt. - The list of injured is as foljows: Mrs. William Ross of Cambridge, fatall injured internally. Congressman Elijah A. Morse of Can ton, both hands and arms badly cut. A. W. Bragg, 58 Clifford street, Rox bury, injured about the head and face. Mi6s Ella Donovan, 17S Harrison ave nue, Boston, injured about the chest and nose. J. F. Maguire of Roxbury, injurec about the head and face. Mrs. J. F. Maguire, injured about tht head and faoe. Mrs. Mary Barnes of Maiden, injured internally. Mrs. J. Burns of Hyde Park, injured about the head and face. Mrs. Gannon of Cambridge, internal injuries. Thomas J. Burke of 'Norfolk Station, injured about the head and face. William Esler of Charlestown. Jninrnn about the head and face. William B. Hoyt of Roxbury, internal injuries. Koscoe Rinos of Roxbury, internallj injured. The regular Mansfield aecomTnndaHnr train, duo in Boston at 5:47, was just leaving the Hyde Park station, ten min utes late, when the Nw T,nnflnn nnn Providence express, due in Boston at 6:10, came running down from Canton Junc tion on a perfectly straight track and crashed into the rear of the Mansfield train. The engine of the Providenra tml-, olowed into t.h w v UIOIUUVO five or six feet and caused this car to tele scope the one ahead. Between these cars was Brakeman Austin, who was caughi and remained jammed in the wreck foi nearly an hour. Physicians and Surgeons Promptly on Hand As soon as the dazed people about th station realized what had occurred a rush was made for the train, and the work oi taking out the wounded began. Th main office of the road was notified, and a wrecking tram, with General Superin tendent Allen on board, was at the scene within half an hour. All the physicians in Jiyde favk, Dedham and Milton were sntrnoned by telephone nn the police ueparrmeni; or isoston notified. Ambulances were sent out from there, and others were dispatched to the Part Square station, Boston, to remove those of the wounded who were sent to that city by special train. All the seriouslj injured, including Mrs. Ross. Wfr Bpnt to the Massachusetts General hospital in Xioston. It was nearly half cast 6 befnra tha rm. fortunate brakeman could bo extricated from the mass of debris between tha t.nln scoped cars, and he diod shortly afterward in the station waiting room. Both his legs wore broken, and he was jammed irignttuuy about the body. In speaking of the wreck, General Su permtendent Allen said: "Engineei Burnham must have deliberately ran by two electric block signals showing red lights, one of which is just north of the Readville station and tho other south oi the Hyde Park station. Besides this, the rear lights on tho Mansfield train were burning, so that thero can be no excuse for Burnham's neslisrenoe. " Tho track was cleared within an horn after the accident, and the loss to the road is estimated at not over $2,000. Hon. Elijah A. Morse was not Rerinnsli injured and returned home after his hands and arms were dressed. Fatal Wreck on tho Pennsylvania Road. Hakrisburg, Oct. 25. A disastrous wreck occurred on the Pennsylvania rail- road near Newport, a small town a few miles west ot this city, today. Tho South western express, which loft Naw Ynrl- nt 7:50 and Philadelphia at 10:25, ran into a uisauioa ireignc car ot an east bound train, the engine of the passencrer train and fnm man cars being thrown down the embank . ment into the canal. Fireman Hainan and Engineer Wolfkill, both of this city, wero buried beneath the engine and killed. xne injured are: C. A. Chamberlain, HarrisbufgT left arm broken and a fractured wrist. E. S. Colvillo of Pittsburg, wound above right ear, strain of right arm. E. I. Brand, Harrisburg, contusion of 1 t . m ... oacs oi neau and slight cut over tho nose, sprained wrist and iniurv to ricrhfc arm A. E. Woodruff of Lewiston, Pa., 6prain oi leit leg and back. M. S. Croff, Mouirt Joy, Pa'., contusion or leit snouiaer and If ft leg. A. T. Rowan, Trenton, slight injury to icic snouiuer and lort leg. Jco Donald, freisht lira Pa., sprain cf lumbar muscles and sprain oi leit aneie. George Gilmore, contusion of left shoul der. J. C. Campbell, Gallitzin, Pa., scalp corn, a sprain or leit knee and slight abrasion. There were six mail cars on the wrecked train, the contents of four, with thn nr. ception of a few sacks for Louisville, St, Louis and a few smaller western towns, being destroyed. The contents of tho other two cars were not damaged. Tho body of Engineer Wolfkill was round under the engine slightly bruized. It was evident that he had been drowned. YTreck on the Boston and Albany. NEWTON, Mass.. Oct. 25. A wreck oc curred on tho Boston and Albany railroad near Bellevuu street, this citv. The ac commodation train, which left Boston wirn duo passengers at 5:10, crashed into ixio rear or tne Allllord Ireicht. which was moving on to a siding. Five cars in the rear ot tho freight wero demol'shnrl. and tne passenger train w.is Kmashnd r.nnincas. The engineer and fireman escaped by jumping, and na mm was sarimislv in hir ed. The collision was caused by an open swucn. WATERBUIIY, CONN., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1895. Ko Action Is Taken on Mr. Rose's With drawaL, bat It Is Dlseassed. New York. Oct. 25. The fifth and last general meeting of the New York Yacht club for the year 1895 was held in the clubhouse, 67 Madison avenue. The withdrawal of the challenge of Mr. C. D. Rose did not come up formally. It wag discussed informally, but the club will take no action In regard to it until they have received letters bearing upon the subject from Mr. Rose. Ex-Commodore Smith says: "The America's cup committee, to which the challenge of Mr. Rose was re ferred, with power to act, has received no notification from Mr. Rose of the with drawal of his challenge. Still we know that it has been withdrawn. We cannot act. I considered his dispatches to the secretary of the club sufficient. So they are. That is all right. As the game stands now on the chessboard.it is not our move. We have the cup, and if they want it they have got to build a faster boat than we can. All this talk about troubled water.' 'banked wind' and 'steamboat interference.' if such thin era existed, amounts to simple excuses to t i t M ... pamate aeieat." MGR.- O BRYAN DEAD. A Noted Roman Prelate and Author of "Is the Tope a Prisoner?" Montreal, Oct. 25. Mar. O'RrvATv rector of the Church of St. Andrea Delle Iratrea, Rome, diod suddenlv at St. "Pat- rick's presbytery in this city. His grace was overcome by a fainting lit last Sun day morninsr when saviner maaa in Sf Patrick's church and had sinco that time been at the presbvtery. He took dinner as usual, and afterward remarked that he would co out for a walk. iie did not do so, however, for, as he was speaking to a priest, he droDned dend. T-T - The deceased is a Roman rtrelafcn of considerable prominence, his work, "Is the Pope a Prisoner?" having attracted . a . . . . wonawioe attention. Cleveland Returns to Washington. Washington. Oct. 25. Tha train over the Southern railway, which conveyed tne president and a number of the members of his cabinet to and from the Atlanta exposition, reached the city anout ten minutes after 8 o'clock last night. No untoward incidents or sick ness marred the pleasures of th Haih. The president and those accompanying mm were particularly pleased with the ovations tendered by the people at the various points along the line of the rail road, the largest crowds of -which appear ed an unarlotte. Salisbury. nrAnchrn jjuuvme ano i-yncnDurg. The Colts Go to New York. Providence. Oct. 25. RinW. f? & Comstock, counsel for Mrs. Samuel P. Colt, held a conference with thnir niin at Mr. Comstock's office, after which tho entire party started for New York. It is stated tnac colonel uolt, accompanied by friends, has also gone to that city. Tho writ for Van Alen's arrest has been given to liign fenerill De Bloisof Newport coun ty. It will be served today. Van Alon'a friends say he will furnish tho required cond immediately. - A Defaulter Lodged In Jail. OMAHA. Oct. 25. Jeromn R. Cnvilrnr formerly deputy citv troasurer. whn la re cused of having aDnronriatod SSI.fiftO nf me city a lunds, ha6 arrived from New Or leans in charge of Chief of Deteetivas C.mr. He was immediately taken to the police station, where he was lodged in jail. His Dan was nxed at 525,000. Miss Morton Conducts a Fair. RHINECLIFF. N. Y.. Oct. 25. Tho fair and loan exhibition at the conntrv man. sion of Governor Morton at Ellerslie in aid of the new free library and reading room at Rhinecliff has closed. The fair was conducted by Miss Edith Morton, thn governor's daughter. Tho total receipts were sail. 67. Thrown From a Buesr and Killed. GLOVEKSVILLE. N. Y.. Oct. 25. Thom as B. Shiblev. late manasror of tho Stnet Exchange office in this city, was thrown irom nis DUggy and Killed. His horses became unmanageable, and the buggy was overturned. Mr. Shibley's head struck a bowlder, which fractured his skull. Appointed General Superintendent. Hazleton. Pa.. Oct. 25. It was an- nouncod that L. P. Smith, formerlv of the New York and New England railroad nas oeen appointed general superintend ent of the Delaware. Susauehanna and Bcnuyitill railroad, vice Daniel Coxe, de ceased, ne win assume charge on Nov. 1. Violent Diphtheria Epidemic. Rockland, Me.. Oct. 25. A violent epidemic of diphtheria is raging here. All the public schools and dI.icrs nf amusement have been closed by the local board of health, and the infected district has been quarantined. The churches ar also directed to be closed. Fatal Result of a Tennessee Feud. NASnviLLE. Oct. 25. Dibbrell Wal tor or uookeville was shot and killed at the Union denot by Youncr Terrv. alsr nf uooKovme. toiue time aero Terrv's hrnthnr killed Walker's brother in the mmmtnina and since then thero has been bad blood 1 i j.t " uetweea me iamuies. A Physician's Deliberate Suicide. Lorain, O.. Oct. 25. Dr. G enrrrn M Harrison, a prominent nhvsician. rnm. mitted suicide by cutting his throat with a surereon's knife. He stood nvnr cini- when he cut his throat 'and deliberately ies me oioou run into it. illness was the cause of the suicide. Takes French Leave. Rockland. Me.. Oct. 25 ah nn Off recently bound over in Rocknnrt fnr im.'. ceny, escaped from the custody of the jail . mm nurnoric es wane worKing on tho sheriff's farm at South Thomaston. This was tha fourteenth escape since Knox county's now jan was uuiic. Killed While Resisting Arrest. Fort Gibson. I. T.. Oct. 25 n?.v Zoke Crittenden were both killed at Wag oner by Ed Reed. Reed had z,eKe, and ne went to serve it. Zeke re sisted and was killed. Dick then tooS a nana and was alsp. sn.Qt to death. A FORMER UNITED STATES SENATOR PASSES AWAY. He Was Senator From Nebraska Served as Representatlre From NewTork In 1874 He Was Noted aa Collector oi Curios. WASHINGTON. Onf: PS T7"-TTlf States Senator Charles H. Van Wyck of vri, i i . . . . eurassa aied at 4:30 o'clock last even ing in his apartments at the PnrtlAnd flnta He was stricken with apoplexy Monday afternoon, and his condition since had been very critical. He showed slight im provement Wednesday mnrninor. hnt at. night grew steadily worse, and since then 1.2 Jl j - uis ueacn nad seen momentarily expected. uis oeosiue at the end were his wife, Mrs. van Wyck: a dauahter. Miss "Fannie. and nis wile's brother, Mr. Mark Broad- nead. Charles Henry Van Wvnt was hnpn nf. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., May 10, 1824. He grauuated at Kutgers in 1S43 and soon afterward entered upon the nrofession of law. From 1850 to 1858 he was district attorney of Sullivan county, N. Y. He served in the lower house of congress two 1S63 aa Rermblio- nn. iciore tne close or his last term in the house he was chosen colonel of the Tenth legion, or Fiftv-sixth New York volunteers. He went to the front and served with General McClellan in the peninsula camnaien. In 1865 hn was brevetted brieadier ereneral. Alter the war he returned tn tha nran. tice of his profession, was again elected to congress in ib67 and again served two terms. In 1874 he removed from Nivw York to Nebraska and encased in farming But he soon drifted back intODolitics. and in 18 ib was a member of the constitu tional convention. He was then elected to the state senate, where he served until 1SS0, when he was elected to the United btates senate. He retired from the senate in 18S7 and returned to Nebraska, where ho was snK sequently twice a candidate for ra-fllontinn without success. Mr. VanWvck. althmicrh a very rich man, was an implacable foe oi corporations. He was a creat lover of antiques, and during his residence here naunted the auction rooms. Tn manv things he was regarded as eccentric. Mr. Van Wyck married a daughter of general Jiroadhead of Pennsylvania. wnose brother, Rev. Aucustus Broad. head, is a well known missionary in In- uia. jir. van tvck had been in nnor health for several years. About two years ago ne sunered a stroke of paralysis. ine remains, accompanied by the mem bers of the family here, will be taken to Milford, Pa., where they will ha intprrd in the family burial grounds Saturday afternoon. The funeral serviops win h held in the Presbyterian churoh at Mil. iord and will be conducted by the Rev. ijt.- iicnoia - - Duel of Conductor and Brakeman. Houston. Tex.. Oct. 25. Sidnev Tan a Southern Pacific brakeman, started out witn blood in his eye and pistol in hand to nunt conductor C. H. Neville. The latter had been warned, and when he saw Lane opened fire on him. Lane returned the hre, and a desperate duel ensued. Neville was struck three times and d1f.d in an hour. Lane was hit twice and died soon after. After firinar flva shots oanh the men clinched and beat each other over the head and face with their pistols in a nornoie manner. Neville refused to let Lane run on his train because he disobey- eu oroers. The "Pennsy" Smashes Records. Philadelphia. Oot. 25. A train nn the Pennsylvania railroad maria a rim rroi.1 Jersey City to Philadelphia in 90 minutes, beating all previous records hv two minutes. The train was made up of seven empty Pullmans and a class "P" engine, aggregating In weicrhfc 4f)0.onn pounds. Beyond the crew and the Jersey city trainmaster none of the officials were on board. It left Jersey City at 1:15 and reached here at 2:48. Three minutes worn lost at Bristol, making the actual run ning time yo minujss. Fir at Oakland City. OAKLAND CITY. Ind.. Oct. 25 Fir was discovered in the store of Stillwell Co., and before the department could ar rive the flames spread to adioininc hnild ings. C. F. Picker lost a two story hriolc building valued at $2,000. His stock nf drv goods were valued at $25,000. R. E. Wil son, building. $2,300: stock of irroeeries. $1,500: total, $3,800. Insurance. S29.000. Other small losses bring, tho total up to 40,uuu, with total insurance of 525,000. Martin Favors Pittsburg. Philadelphia. Oct. 25 David Martin says that at the meetinsr of tho RennhHn- an national committee in Washington on uec. iu ne win voto lor Pittsburg as the piace ior noiding thc-jneeting of the na tional convention next vear. His nrinM pal reasons for so votincr are that Pitts burg has a place that will seat 15,000 to io,uuu peopio. J Killed by a Train. SARATOGA. Oct. 25. Richard "Ronrto. a grocer, was struck by an express train on the Delaware and Hudson railroad and Instantly killed. His wife, who was rid ing with him, sustained injuries that will probably prove fatal. Cranberry Lands Damaged by Fire. NECEDAH. Wis.. Oct. 25. Frrais raffing on the cranberry marshes, and a force of men aro fisrhtiner it. "Much valuable cran. berry land has been burned over. Kenigns on Account of Hazing. Madison, Wis.. Oct. 25 Aa n come of the hazinc at th stnto ty, Lieutenant Chvnoweth has tendered his resignation to the war department from charge of the militarv dfinnrtmnt. at the university. It is said that he also recommended that thfi donnrtmnnt. h abolished. inent railway officials at Denver looking toward the consolidation of the principal transcontinental lines into one system ex tending from Chicago to the Pacific coast. The .Lake fahore and Michigan South ern fast train, which left Chioago at 3:29:27, arrived in Buffalo at 11:S0:34. making an average, including stops, of 63.10 miles per hour, and an average, ex cluding Btops. of 64.98 miles ner hour. betinir the world's record. Coxbett . Slakes Formal Demand For th Prize Fighters' Trophy. New York. Oct. 25 Th fni. telegram has been received hv th dif of a local sporting paper here: i.T , . noT Springs, Ark., Oct. 24. I Claim the chamnionshin Keif. C f W tJJ felt. Fitzslmmons has failed to live ut to a single agreement, and tha inh clared the match off. For that reason tht stakeholder also declared him forfeited. want you to acknowledge this claim announce it publicly, and I will offer thi ueic wj do iougnc ior by Maherand O'Don nelh , Answer quick. JAMES T. CORBETT." TO this dispatch tha fnllnwi made: "To James J. Corbett, Hot Springs, Ark. .ccoruing to conditions governing th belt, its disposition goes with a decision of the referee. In .tha a feree it depends upon the final disposition ma siase money, it, after Oct. 31, Stakeholder Dwver acknnwiarirraa claim toFltzsiommons' stake money, the belt will be awarded to you. Tho declara tion by the club that the match is off is not a factor to the agreement between you and Fitzsimmons. If no fight occurs on Oct. 31, the articles of agreement are nullified. . IX ment as champion, we will offer the belt for competition by Maher and O'Donnell or any other challengers." CORPUS CHRISTL Tex.. Oot. PS W. immons said: "Corbett has acted a cow ard and a sneak in tho whnln huainoca " .WMfOD, and If I ever meet him, I'll tell him so tc his face. I intend to complete my foui weeks' training at this piace, fight or no fight." , BIG FIRE IN ALBANY. A S200,000 Loss and a Fatal Injury to Fireman. Albany, Oct. 25. The Tirohahia donth of J. C. Griffin, assistant chief of the fire department, and a money loss of $200, 00G are the results of a fire which total h. stroyed the immense store and stook of B. atarK & Co., fancy goods and millinery establishment. 18 South Pearl Ktreot. this city, and which gutted the adjacent busi ness nouses occupied by Florist Eyres Killip, HInman. men's furnishinc oods and Rancour's big barber shop. Mr. Griffin was working on the rooi and fell through a skylight to the floot below, a distance of 20 fent Rnfini internal injuries. He is 60 years of age. Thomas Jones, another assistant chief, had a narrow escane. Ninetv nnnnln art thrown out of work by the burning oi BURNED TCTDEATH. Three Persons Fatally Injured by Fire la Philadelphia. Philadelphia. Oct. 25 Thra nor. sons were fatally burned by their clothes catcning nre. , Mamie Southwick. ace.d a years, was playing with matches during me aosence oi ner mother. Upon the lat ter's return the child was found burned to a crisp. Mrs. Caroline Snvder. ao-ed 55 wn. burned by the explosion of a coal nil lnmn from which ner clothes caught fire. The iiesn was ourned in shreds from her body, ana sne uiea snortiy aiterward. . Mrs. Rebecca Cohen, asred 34. was hnm ed by the explosion of an oil stove at hei nome. cue will die. Dinner to His Graoe. New York. Oct. 25. Henry I,. TTnr. ton, senior member of tho banking firm of H. L. Horton & Co., gave a dinner in tne union league club to his grace, the Duke of Marlboroueh. which was nttAnd. ed by about 50 of the solid business men Maw . . v oi tne city, it was Mr. Morton's idea that jnari borough should see some of tha rnn- resentatives of New York's business in- forests as well as the society people, and ne inereiore gathered together a distin guished comnanv. Th ere waa nn anntV. ing, .save that General Horace Porter, in a lew words, welcomed the duke in behall oi .air. iiorton and the company present. Disastrous Forest Fires. Grees Bay. Wis.. Oct. 25.- A nail nt smoke envelops this city. It comes from me wesc, wnere continuous lires are burn ing between here and Seymour. T-aro-p fires are raging immediately east and west oi tnac piace, tne one on the west having approached to within a mile of the city. but without apparent danger unless in the event of a heavy wind. Those east of the city are still burning, and' an im mense amount of timber is being de stroyed. A Law Student's Snlcide. ALBANY. Oct. 35. Thurman H. Tach- man of Geneva, a student at the Albany Law school, oommitted suicide at his boarding house in this city. He was but 23 years of age and was a bright and promising student. Jrie had been ill with a severe cold for several days and had complained that he was feeling blue. No other cause can bo assigned for his act. Williams College Officers. WlLLlAMSTOWsr, Mass., Oct. 25. The fall meeting of the trustees of Williams college was held yesterday afternoon. James Hosmer of Hinsdale was elected treasurer for the rest of the year, and Kev. ur. Merrlam or Worcester was elect ed trustee to serve during the late Hon. James White's unexpired term. SPARKS FROM THE WIRES. Chief Justice Hancock died at Kings ton, Jamaica, or blood poisoning. Snow fell in many places in the north if England, and there were 11 degrees ot irosc in jonaon. N. P. Hartman defeated Edward Jones of England in a broadsword contest at Atlanta for the world's championship and a auu meaai. Walter Dobbins. 18 rears old. shot and killed Josepn Miller, a carpenter, in Chi cago, because the latter used insulting language toward Uobbins' mother. Bernando Foglia. convicted of man slaughter for shooting his wife in New mw t . - xors, was sentenced by Judee Insraham to serve 15 years and 3 months in state prison. , The San Francisco Chronicle announces that M. H. De Youncr will ofTr t7.500 tn the committee if it selects San Francisco as the place for holding the next Repub lican national convention. PRICE TWO CENTS. JOE CULLEN ON A "BIKE." Scared a Farmer's Team on Exchange Place and Caused a Runaway. Joseph A. Cullen, aeut for the Hell mann Brewing Co, rode into Exchange place on a bicycle this afternoon and ins appearance was the cause of consid erable confusion, for as soon as' he ap peared almost every horse in sight pricked up his ears and wanted to run av ay. A big double team, belonging to P armer Bennett of Morris, which was standing m front of Baubv's fruit store, made a plunge into the street, striking against a carriage belouiu to Jo hu Lynch of Waterville, throwing outilrLyuchandtwo companions and wrecking the carriage The farmer's team started in the direction of the Apothecaries hall and then headed for lnk street, pedestrians makin jt a point to give the excited animals the full wutn oi the street. Several people at tempted to stop the team.' Their efforts seemed but to increase the speed of the horses, until Mr Bennett ap peared and jumped iuto the rear of the wagon, crawled on the load ot iarm imuluin ami the runaway s. The team was t.a-Pn w .Man iu ii aes' stable, and after a con- ''Oil with Mrl vih.li tl, . ---- - - - ...... me unucr Ul the damaged carnage, Mr Benn?tt called wu- i,uito cc I'ai jons, where he had a check made out for 10 and handed it to Olr Lynch. The farmer did not object to paying the bill and said he was satisfied, seeing that no one was injured. After the afiair was settled the man who caused all the trouble jumped outo his -bike"' and started down Bauk street with as little uncon cern as though nothing had occurred to mar the pleasure of his ride. JUDGE'S WIFE LEAVES HIM. Refuses to be Remarried by a Cathollo Iriest. "Rev" Joseph A. Judge, the former i i- ' 1Coturer whose return to the Catholic church was announced recently is now in the office of a New York law! yer, ntting himself for the Columbia Law it ?b 1Ie has beeu added t the Irih Worlds staff of special correspondents, and is to contribute a number of articles on the mission, influence and destiny of the prospective order in New England. It seems that Judge, while lecturing for the order, had occasion to visit many of the councils in MsK-ianiiiicnftf ..o m In Connecticut. As soon as Ins recantation was pub lished and he was formally received back into the churoh. Tia Ins wife s parents in Ilowavton, and in- ri: m ,JL lIie step lie had taken. Iney were not wlmliv sm,-;Co ever, as he had previously niauifested,on several occasions, his determination to inuru 10 ins earner faith. The parents of his w ife, who were ardent supporters of th A.rv a ciples, refused to sanction her remarriage to him by a Cathol formed her that unless she consented to uen an arrangement it would be impos lble for them to longer man and wife, as the church did not recognize their union. She chose be tween her husband and of the latter.and then w ent to Xew York to live. In connection with ment of the A. P. A. principles, it must jc juit-rt-suug to many to know that in being readmitted to the rhmvJi is , woo compelled to donate to a Catholic insti tution all the money in his possession at the time of his admitta him in his lectures aud nttnrfcs nMintt the Catholic church. Like TVaterbury. WESTroiiT. Oct 25. From th nronf indications, it looks much as though the liquor dealers in this town wrmM tiuue to do business next year. In the re cent election in mat town the no-license vote was carried by 121 majority, but upon oneuinsr the ballot hnvp it discovered that manv of the ballots were megai owing to tne iaiiure of the booth tenders to write their names in fnii upon the back of the envelopes. Over a hundred ballots were found with the initials of tlie tenders, ami tliA r.cnii- of the election has been questioned. since mis iact become known the saloon keepers of YVestnorfc hnv hoon filing applications with the county com missioners for their licences hnt. tha commissioners have not vet granted anv licenses, .mere is a ngni to De made OU both sides. Going to Chicago. Norwich, Oct 23 3frs Afjirtr t Johnson, who was prominently brought before the public last summer as Mrs "Diamond" Johnson, in the now famine Johnson conservator case, is nioviu to unieago wnere sne will live with the son who remained lor.il tn fir iinr;n her legal battle. All her possessions here have heen boxed up and shipped to Chicago. One small box was marked aa valued at f 1,000. At "vTasliincton and Richmond. Washington-. Oct 23. Th sn Co, Governor's Foot Guards, of Connec ticut, arrived here this morning and are at the Ebbs house, the o-uests nf Unit States Treasurer Morgan of Brk'g port. Richmond, Va., Oct 25. The First Co, Governor's Foot Guards of Connec ticut, arrived here to-day and were tendered a reception by tlie'city officials. . Sudden Death at Jf orwallc XORWALK. Oct 25. f Cowles was found dead at her home this noon. Heart . disease was the cause. She was apparently in good health thi3 morning. i i Xew Morning Paper. The Bridgeport Morning Telegram !. the latest. It is from the office of th Bridgeport Post and is a healthv-loofcino- j-oungstcr. NOTICE. James M. Lynch will wait, nnnn nrt. OCRAT subscribers who are in arrears and we trust and expect that subscribers will make his duties lirhr. Martin Scullj-; who has attended to the collec tions for several years, owing to his re portorial duties is unable to attend to -.1 n a?