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. r l YOL. VIII. ST0. 293. WATERBURY, CONN., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER: 15, 1895. PRICE TWO CENTS THESULTflN 18 WARNED HE WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR AMERICANS' SAFETY, ' thm Gathering of Warships Around Con stantinopleGreece Asks to Join tho Powers The Nations Will Act as a Unit Against Tnrkey. Constantinople, Nov. 15. United States Consul M. A. .Tewett, stationed at Sivas, Asiatic Turkey, telegraphed oa Nov. 12 to United States Minister Terrell Informing him that massacres of Chris tians by Moslems had begun at that place. As soon as he received the despatch Mr. Terrell hastened to the foreign office, where he .. personally saw Tewflk Pasha, minister of foreign affairs, and demanded that adequate proteoUon be afforded to the United. States consulate at Sivas, at the same time warning him, in tho namo of the United States, that Turkey would be held responsible if even the hair upon the head of an. American should be touohed. On Nov. 13 Consul Jewott advised Mr. , Terrell that there had been a terrible mas taore of Christians at Sivas, but that for eigners had been afforded full protection by the authorities, and order had been partially restored. While the massacre at Marash was in progress the foreign mis sionaries were guarded by troops, in pur suance of orders received from the porta. T,he porta has written notes to the six protesting powers, in reply to the notes of the latter demanding to know what steps are being taken to restore order in the disturbed districts of Armenia, stat ing that 80,000 reserves had been ordered to proceed to Armenia at once. The-governors of the various provinces, tho porta adds, report that the disturbed region is rapidly becoming tranquil, and that tho destitute are being housed and fed at the expense of the government. The sultan and his ministers are cow without doubt thoroughly alarmed at the situation whloh confronts them. Mattors have reached that stage that they are gen uinely fearful that the powers may forci bly intervene, a movement whioh would Inevitably leafl to fhe extinction of the Turkish empire In Europe. It is reported that Shakir Pasha, who was appointed imperial high commission er to enforce Armenian reforms, has been recalled from Armenia and will be ap pointed giand vizier. Fears Entertained at Lebanon. A dispatch from Beyrouth 6ays that all are anxious because of the critical situa tion in Syria. At Lebanon conflicts be tween the Druses, Kurds and Circassians are feared. The inhabitants of, Damasous are also greatly frightened, and the au thorities are reported to be powerless in the face of the contradictory orders which have been issued. The French squadron is expected at BeyroutElffthe near future. A report is current of a conflict Wednes day evening between the Albanian mem bers of the palace guard and the negroes, subjeots of the sublime porte, in Africa, also members of tho personal guard of the Bultan. The correspondent of The Times adds that the details seem unworthy. of belief, however. The statement is made that tho Dardl nelles garrison has boon doubled, and that a lookout and eearchlights have been es tablished on the summit of Mount Elias, on the island of Tonedos, off the western coast of Asia Minor. A careful estimate makes the total number of persons killed outright in the recent massacres 15,000, and it is proba ble that 30,000 will die of starvation dur ing the coming semester. It cannot be realized in Europe how awful is the situa tion. A member of the British diplomatic corps says that wherever foreign embassa dors had established consuls the allegation that the Armenians had commenced the disorders has been disproved. Much can be done to stop the massacres, and it is believed that the sultan now recognizes that he must do something. It is stated that Kutehuk Pasha has been repeatedly summoned to the palace f the sultan, but he steadily refuses to bo grand vizier. Whije the sultan is thus un uble'to form a respectable cabinet public opinion everywhere openly clamors for tho proclamation of a constitution. - The Forte Still Klamoi Armenians. Washington, Nov. 15. The Turkish legation at Washington received from the sublime porte the following: "His imperial majesty, the sultan, in his high sentiments of generosity, issued orders to the effeot that all those of his Mussulman and Christian subjects who sustained any damages during the recent riots in certain provinces of the empire should be nourished and sheltered at the expense of the state. The valis of the provinces have been informed cf the above. "The authorities of Mamouret el Aziz state that a conflict took placo at Kersik between Mussulmans and Armenians in consequence of the latter firing two shots from revolvers. . Two . Mussulmans and two Armenians were slightly wounded. Bagdioglon Klrcor, instigator of the con flict, was arrested, and order was preserv ed. At Malatla also order prevails. "The army of rioters of Arabgulr set fire to a mosque and to the bazaar. The Are assumed large proportions, and many of the houses of Mussulmans and Chris tians were burned. The Mussulman part of the city was also attacked, and many Mussulmans were killed. The authorities are searching for the agitators and incen diaries." Missionaries Who Are In Danger. Boston, Nov. 15. Dispatches from Constantinople state that the missionaries in Fartoot, eastern Turkey, are in great danger. The missionaries referred to are those of the American board. Their names and their homes in this country are as follows : Rev. O. P. Allen, Mount Morris, N. Y. ; Mrs. Caroline R. Allen, Bangor, Mo.; Rev. H. N. Barnum, D. D., Leicester, N. Y. ; Mrs. Mary E. Barnum and Miss Em ily M. Barnum, Auburndale, Mass. ; Miss Carrie E. Bush, Rochester; Miss Mary L. Daniels, Franklin, Mass. ; Rev. Egbert S. Ellis, Portland, Me. ; Rev. C. P. Gates, Chicago; Mrs. Mary E. Gates, Warren, Me.; Rev. Crosby H. Wheeler, D. D., and Mrs. Susan A. Wheeler, Warren, Ma.; Mist Emily C. Wheeler, Bangor, Mo. Secretary Rev. Judson .Smith. D. D.. of the foreign department of the American feoari Hon. Henry D. Hyde of the jM.Uuentia committee nave gone to wash ington to confer with Secretary Olney relative to the situation as It affects the missionaries of the board. The Powers to Act as a Unit. Vienna, Nov. 15.- lJne Fremdenblatt publishes official confirmation of the state ment that unon Austria's Initiative nego tiations are passing between the powers !. with the object of forming an agreement I that no single power shall undertake any thing in the east independently of the i others, and that all steps shall bo taken ' jointly after previous agreement. The Austrian government is preparing to send . several warships to the Levant. Greeoe Would Take a Hand. Athens, Nov. 15. It is asserted that Greece is desirous of taking part in any naval demonstration against Turkey that may occur. CHARGED WITH BIGAMY.. Willy Bnrdlok Has Too Many Wives and If . Now In the County Jail. . Rochester, Nov. 15. Miss Marjorie Rhoaden of Stockton, Cal., a beautiful young woman about 21 years of age, has caused the arrested of Willy M. P. Bur dick in this city on the oharge of bigamy. In the police court she stated that she met Burdick in California some time ago, and after his return east they con tinued to correspond until about a month ago, when, at his request, she came to this city, and they were married. After securing her money Burdick de serted his wife and was later found work ing on a farm noar Hemlock lake. Miss Bhoaden instituted an investigation, and through Burdick's uncle she learned that Burdick was married at the time he mar ried her, and had been for several years. Wife No. 1 was in police court and testi fied that she was married to Burdick in 1892, but only-lived with him one day. She produced her marriage certificate and also a letter notifying her of an action brought for divorce by her husband writ ten the day after his second marriage. Miss Rhoaden has begun an action for annulment of the marriage, and the first wife has begun divorce proceedings. SYMPATHY FOR CUBA. The Crake Teteran Zouaves Offer Their Services to the Insurgents. Elizabeth, N. J., Nov. 15. Drake's Veteran Zcuaves of this city, an organiza tion of old veterans of the war, who ten years ago organized for social purposes and afterward attached themselves to the national guard of the stats as a gatling gun company, at a meeting passed resolu tions of sympathy with the Cuban insur gents, and by a rising vote declared their willingness to go to Cuba, headed by their commander, General J. Aiadlson JUraiie, editor of a. local paper, and fight for the Cuban cause. , . General Drake said that he was willing to sacrifice his business and go to Cuba to help the insurgents to win their fight, providing that the Cubans extended a wel come to them. Warned Aes.inst Lynchinc : Charlottesville, Va., Nov. 15. A negro made a murderous assault upon Mrs. L. B. Railoy at her residence just beyond the city limits. The negro enter ed the dining room, and seizing her struck hor over the head throo times with some instrument, making severe wounds. He escaped to the woods, but was pursued by several hundred armed and infuriated cit izens. Captain Woods, the common wealth's attorney, has issued a warning to thoie in pursuit net to resort to vio lence if the negro ia caught. - . . Congo Free State Fays Indemnity. Brussels, Nov. 15. It is reported that the CtO.go Free State has paid 6,000 in demnity for the irregular execution of the British trader, Mr. Charles Stokes, hang ed last summer at Lindi by orders of Cap tain Lothaire, a young Belgian officer, the claim bcinc made that Stokes, who was an ex-missionary, had been guilty of sell ing arms to the natives without warrant of military or civil law. ' An Editor Goes to Jail. Nashville, Nov. 15. Criminal 'Court Judg8 Anderson sent W. F. Brooks, editor V of The Herald, published in this city, to jail for contempt of court in refusing to answer before the grand jury questions relating to allegations made in the paper that Sunday laws were openly violated and poolrooms were run openly. Brooks refused to tell the source of his informa tion. ' Probably Killed by Tramps. Detroit, Nov. 15. The body of Luther H. Beecher, a member of a very promi nent family of this city, was found on a railroad traok near Lapeer, having been run over and mangled by a train. Beech er's boots were missing, but were subse quently seen on the feet of a tramp. His pocketbook was empty. Two tramps have been arrested near Saginaw on suspicion, Captain Healey Hastecovered. WASHINGTON, Nov. 15. A telegram re ceived from Captain Healey announces the arrival at Ban Francisco of the reve nue cutter Boar, which during the last season has been doing patrol duty in Ber ing ' sea. From tho fact that Captain Healey states in his telegram that "all are well" it is assumed that he has recov ered from the effects of his recent aocldent. ' Tessel Given Up as Lost. Halifax, Nov. 15. The schooner Eva Maud, Captain Lacey, which left North Sydney a month ago for St. Johns, has been given up as" lost, with all hands. Vessels which left before and since she sailed arrived safely and saw nothing of her.' The vessel was owned by Captain" Bartlett of St. Johns, who recently re turned with the Peary expedition. . National Guard Commissions. Albany, Nov. 15. Commissions have been issued from the office of the adjutant general as follows: Captainoy, Harry W. Janssen and Daniel J. Murphy of New York, Seventh and Twenty-seoond regi ments respectively; first lleutenantship, Joseph Solomon and Joseph O'Donnell of New York, Eighth battalion and Ninth regiment respectively. . Football Games. At Andover, Mass. Lawrencevill (N. J.) club. 12; Phillips academy, 10. At Herkimer, N. Y. Herklmr Field clijb, 13; Hamilton celsa - A MEAN ADVANTAGE. The Idea of Colored Slaps Was Stolen Frost a Poor Girl. "I don't know that that is a true Itory," said tho woman in gray, "but it was told to ine as such. It happened a great many years ago when the ways and means of acquiring useful knowl edge wero not so easy as they are today. In geography, for instance, tho maps were all one color, the different countries being simply defined by their boundary lines. There was a young girl, an artist, who bethought her of a clever way to change this. She digested her idea for some days and then worked it out in what she felt sure was a successful man ner. Then, armed with her bundle of sample work, she made her way to what was then tho largest schoolbook publish ing firm in the country. "She succeeded in getting an inter view with one of the firm's representa-. fives. Thus far and no farther, however, was she destined to go. 'Wo never buy work from outsiders, ' said the represent ative promptly, 'and of course we couldn't think of making an exception in your case. I'm very sorry. No doubt you have some clever ideas there, but it wouldn't be the least worth while to show them to me, for they wouldn't be of the slightest use to us. Good day. v And tho young girl found herself once more in the cold, bleak world, with what she was sure was an excellent idea still unsold. "What became of her history fails to tell us. With her idea it was different. It so happened that when the young wo man had started to undo her bundle the representative had caught sight of the colored maps within. Brief as the glance was he had recognized the value of the idea, as he had also recognized that it was one that might be appropriated by any one. He therefore went at once to the head of the firm and stated the case. The firm seized upon the idea with avidity, had it carefully patented and proceeded to sow colored maps broadcast through out the educational world. Of course .they simply minted money from the scheme, and for many years did it continue to be a source of income. Pretty good, wasn't it, for an idea that 'couldn't possibly be of any use to them? " New York Sun. The Manx Shearwater. We have still within the limits of the British isles a few colonies remain ing of a small cousin of "the largest of eea fowles" a typical representative of the great oceanic family of the Tubi narides the Manx shearwater. V Driven from' the island from which i takes it name, where once it bred m enormous numbers, the shearwater still congregates during the breeding season by thousands in Eigg, and in smaller numbers in others of the western is lands of Scotland, Ireland and Wales, and has a home on one, and one only, of the Scilly isles, within a mile or two cf the reefs of evil repute among which Queen Anne's fleet on its return from Spain, confused by continuous fogs, and believing itself far to the south off the French coast, found itself entangled with fatal results on the night of the 23d of October, 1707. The chief part of .the island is cover ed with thrift, which has grown on the dust of its ancestors until it has formed a light, spongy peat of its own, extend ing in places to several feet in depth, honeycombed, more particularly at the eastern end, with burrows. On landing though black backed and herring gulls are in plenty, and the sea side rocks are dotted with puffins and shags there is nothing to be seen which could suggest to an explorer un warned that he stands in the chief Eng lish breeding place of the most power ful and graceful on the wing, and ex cepting perhaps its own smaller near relative, the stormy petrol -the most poetical in association of European birds. The shearwater during the nesting sea son is nccturnal in its habits, leaving tho nest, if at all, only after sunset, and returning before daylight.- Black wood's Magazine. The Childs Mansion. Wootten, the magnificent country house of the late George W., Childs, is to be torn down. Such is the intention of its owner, George W. Childs Drexel, who intends to erect cn its site a larger and much more magnificent structure. This was the" favorite residence of the late philanthropist, and it was there that he dispensed his superb hospitality to the salt of the earth. In that house, it is safe to say, morepeople of renown have been entertained than in any other private residence in the United States. The house itself is a splendid creation of the architect's genius. Allied in style to the country habitations of the nobili ty of England, its surroundings of lawn and garden and farm are in full accord." Philadelphia Inquirer. K ' f ; . , A Flourishing Industry. Friend -How are you getting along now? t Sharpfello First rate. Making money hand over fist. . "Indeed! You told me some time ago that your trade no longer paid liv ing wages. " "Well, it doesn't." "Then how do you make so much money?" "Teaching others my trade. "New York Weekly. Believe nothing against another but on good authority, and never report' what may hurt another unless it be a greater hurt to some other to conceal ti. Penn. The yearly consumption of coffee In the United States is 8fpotinds per in habitant. ' vt v v V STRANGE DOUBLE LIFE. BURGLAR IN BOSTON, BUT A REPU . TABLE MAN IN NEW YORK. William Barrett's Wife lived la Luxury In the Metropolis While lie Robbed Feople at the Hub She Thought lie Was Honest. New York, Nov. 15. A romantic se quel to the conviction and sentenoe to lifo imprisonment in 1894 of William Barrett for the murder of James Farrar in Wes ton, Mass., is reported. While Barrett led tho life of a criminal in Boston his wife, it, is saia, was ignorant that fie was n burglar, and, supposing him to be engag ed in business there, lived in this city, with luxurious surroundings. For nearly three years she lived in tho second story of the apartment building at 353 West Fifty-eighth street. It was the most ex pensively furnished flat in the house, and from the scale upon which Mrs. Barrett lived it was plain that she had no fear of the Bource of her income failing. Mrs. Barrett was a fine horsewoman and kept two thoroughbreds for riding purposes at Durland's Riding academy Each day a groom brought one of them to the house in Fifty-eighth street, and Mrs. Barrett, in perfect fitting riding costume. was accustomed to canter ; through the park. Like herself, her only son, who liv ed with her, was always dressed in the height of fashion. It was rarely that Barrett himself was seen, and in reply to inquiries his wife is reputed to have said that he was in busi ness in Boston. Cheoks for the rent, sign ed by the husband, were punctually for warded to the landlord of the apartment, and consequently not the slightest whis per of doubt as to the integrity of Barrett or his wife was ever heard. It is asserted that Mrs. Barrett had not an inkling of the real facts that her husband was one of the most remarkable burglars at large, and one who had succeeded in hoodwink ing the police for upward of ' 20 years. It was not until after Barrett's arrest for Mr. Farrar's murder that her eyes wero opened to the truth. A man named James S. Chaffey, whom Barrett ha3 accused of being an accomplice of his, la the reputed medium through which her dream Was shattered. ' , ' Chaffey, after an . intarview with Bar rett in Waltham prison, cam -to New York, saw Mrs. Barrett and exposed her husband's true character. .Barrett - for nearly 80 years had HVQd alone la rooms at 22 Eliot street, Boston. During these years, it is alleged, he stole about $500,000 worth of valuables and goods and always managed to conceal the dual nature of his life from his wife's knowledge. Visits Her Husband In JPaiU "Visiting her husband Jn Waltham jail, Mrs. Barrett heard his confession, and then, womanlike, determined to help him in his plight to the extent of hor power. She sold her horses, furniture and jewel ry and applied tho proceeds to Barrett's defense. Meanwhile she accepted the hos pitality of Chaffers family and lived with them'for a time; then, it is asserted, Chaffey availed himself of tho opportunity to rob the woman of all she possessed and to appropriate for himself the valuable plunder which her husband had gathered together and stored away. By means of the combination, which ho learned from Mrs. Barrett, Chaffey is alleged to have looted the burglar's safe beforo the police found Barrett's hiding place In Boston, and then, by specious devioes, obtained from tho woman warehouse receipts for goods stored by her husband in this city. In this way he is reported to have obtain ed possession of a valuable collection of stolen property stored in the Lincoln safe deposit vaults at 88 East Forty-second street and at O'Reilly's storage warehouse at 123 East Forty-second street. Mrs. Barrett supposed that all these things had been stored in the regular routine of her husband's business. The receipts were given to her to take care of merely, and she says she was ignorant of the value of the goods. The value of the property Chaffey thus acquired might never have become known but for the rea son that while endeavoring to dispose of Eome rare stamps to Mr. Trifet at 36 Broomfield street, Boston, they were rec ognized as stolen property, and he was then arrested. Chaffey, in reply to ques tioning, said they were given to him by Barrett. "Afterward trunks were discover ed in Chaff ey's possession filled with jew elry and other costly things t the value of about $30, 000. They were taken to tho police station, and in the last few days many prominent residents of Boston have identified some of the articles as having been stolen from their houses. Chaffey was formally oharged on Mon day last with burglary and receiving sto len property. Barrett, when seen in prison yesterday by a reporter, accused Chaffey of having stolen most of the things found by the police, but added that Chaffey had also used underhand methods to obtain things which belonged to him (Barrett) without havinst frlven a penny to his wife for her support. Mrs. Barrett is now reported to be in this city, trying to earn her living and taking good care to keep her identity hid den. Nephew of Ex-President Harrison Dead. Denver, Nov. 15. Arch Eaton, nephew of ax-President Harrison, died at St Luke's hospital here of consumption. The reroains Wero shipped to North Bend, O., the home of his mother, for Interment. Mr. Katon was a traveling passenger agent of the Pennsylvania railroad, with head quarters at El Paso, Tex. ' Fooled Commodore Gerry New York, Nov. 15. Dr. Alexander Imbert, the expert in antiques, has de elded that while Commodore Elbridge T, Gerrv's andirons, that.were held in the custom house, are real antiques they die not come from the Spitzka collection, as the London dealer from whom they were purchased represented. Left Her Liege Lord. Memphis, Nov. 15. Fritz Emmett is again in trouble. According to the latest story, Mrs. Emmett has grown tired o: her lord and somewhat impetuous master and has decamped to the man she loves, with $4,700, which is said to.be the amount of J. K. Emmett's season's profits. Si a via Defies Mahor. London. Nov. 15. Frank Slavln haa accepted tha challenge isiued br 3?etei AX&hsr, ...... - MORE SHIPS NEEDED. Admiral Walker Indorsee the Views or General Miles. WASHnTaTr, Nov. 15. Admiral John G. Walker indorses General Miles' declara tion that the United States is today in al most a defenseless condition and not pro pared for war with any ono of half a dozen countries. "We are in the position," he said, "that China occupied in her recent struggle with Japan, despite our vast population, great wealth, boundless resources and in tense patriotism. It is truo that New York and San Francisco are better pro tected than our other commercial cities, but oven they would bo helpless against tho assaults of a dozen powerful ironclads. "If we had a dozen battleships of the Indiana class on the Atlantic coast, we could defy as powerful a maritime coun try as Great Britain. We havo now four battleships building, and two others havo been appropriated for. We need at least seven more. , ' "Of course England, In the event of war with this country, could not send here the majority of her vessels. If wo met her with a dozen powerful battleships on the Atlantic coast, with such other re sources as we possess, we would no doubt win tho 'struggle. Meanwhile wo could throw 500,000 men Into Canada within a few weeks, so that the fight would not ba so one sided as it might at first clanco appear." - TROUBLE IN BRAZIL. The Movement to Place a German Prince on the Throne. SAX A3TT03TIO, Tex., Nov. 15. A spe cial from Rio Janeiro of Nov. 12, says: Persons ' who have arrived here from Nictheroy announce the shooting there of 27 political prisoners on Sunday morning, among whom were two colonels. This has caused great excitement In all oircles, and nothing el6o is talked of. Tho exe cuted aro known to have been in sympa thy with the monarchical cause, which is daily gaining ground. It is stated that many of the officers of the army and navy have sworn to join the movement, and many officers now operat ing in the south against the rebellion also favor it. It is also stated that both Eng land and Germany will favor the move ment, and the plan Is to place a German prince on the throne of Brazil, probably Prince Henry of Prussia. Inquiry Into the Detroit Disaster. Detroit, Nov. 15. The inquest on the 37 victims of last week's explosion in The Journal building ended abruptly before any important testimony had been taken. Prosecuting Attorney Frazer asked that the jury merely return a verdict to the effect that the deaths were caused by a boiler explosion, which was accordingly dofie. Tho prosecutor's object was to avoid producing testimony which would divulgo the caso of the state against En gineer Thompson and to make a moro searching Investigation of the whole mat ter before tho county grand jury. - From Prison to Hymen's Altar. Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 15. Governor Brown has pardoned a female life convict on condition that sho go direct from the prison doors to the altar of Hyman. The woman-Renie Beck (colored) had, while in prison, promised to marry Sanford Young, an old colored prisoner, on condi tion that he secure her release. When Young gained hi3 freedom, ho set patient ly to work to win a pardon for his dusky sweetheart and finally succeeded. The wedding occurred last night. Assaulted by a Rival. Cleveland, Nov. 15. James Rosa, a young man living on Lawn street, lies at the point or deatn, attenaea Dy miss .tat tle Brln, whom he is engaged to marry. Aftor leaving her homo he was attacked by a man, who. clubbad and kicked him into insensibility. He says his assailant was a married man, who unsuccessfully sought to win the regard of Miss Brin by representing himself to be a single man. Early In the Field. Detroit, Nov. 15. The News says that United States Senator Burrows is urged by his friends for the temporary or perma nent chairmanship of the Republican na tional convention, and that General Alger is likely to head the Michigan delegation. The article further states that General Al ger will bo a probable candidate for secre tary of war, a position he had anticipated under the Harrison administration. Turret Plates For the Oregon Shipped. Bethlehem, Pa., Nov. 15. Tho Beth lehem Iron company has shipped turret plates for the United States cruiser Ore gon to the navy yard at San Franoisco. The weight of the shipment was 164 tons. Another shipment, consisting of gun and mortar material, weighing 61 tons, was sent to the Watervleit arsenal at West Troy, N. Y.'. ' A Lost Boy Found. Manassas, Va., Nov. 15. After being missing from his homo for over five months Alfred Brown, tho 13-year-old son of Mrs. B. B. Brown of US West Sixty fourth street, New York city, has been found here, where he has been under ar rest for alleged theft. Mrs. Brown left with her son for New York yesterday aft ernoon. - An Ex-Surrocate's Suicide. Clinton, N. Y., Nov. 15. Ex-Surrogate Joseph S. Avery, aged 69 years, com mitted suicide by drowning himself in his cistern. Mr. Avery was a lawyer by pro fession and had offices in Utica. He was surrogate of Oneida county for 14 years and was postmaster of this village from 1857 to I860. Mr. Avery had been suffer ing from melancholia for several weeks past. 1 Mrs. Stevenson. Returns to Samoa. SAN Franoisco, Nov. 15. The steamer Mariposa sailed for Honolulu, Auckland and Sydney last evening. Among the pas sengers who took passage for Samoa was Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson, who returns to live permanently at her old home at Valima. Mrs. Stevenson was accompanied by her son Lloyd Osborne and Mrs. Isa bella Strong, v Orecon Improvement Directorate New York, Nov. 15. Messrs. John G. Moore and H. W. Cannon have resigned as directors of the Oregon Improvement company. Mr. E. Rollins Morse of Bos : ton has 'been elected a director. JACOB FERRER'S MONEY, Five Hundred Dollars Pound to His Credit in a Southing-ton Dank. The funeral Jacob Ferrer took place at 3 o'clock this afternoon from York's undertaking rooms, with interment in Riverside cemetery. Efforts are still being made to find some trace of the dead man's money. "" He had three bank books, but no one can tell anything of their whereabouts. He had $300 buried somewhere near Matthew & Willard's factory, but it is believed that he unearthed the treasure and took it home the night before he shot himself. The authorities have succeeded in finding $500 to his credit in the Southington bank, but it is thought that someone broke into the house and stole all his money, bank books and all, and when the old man awoke and found himself penniless he decided to end his life. He was a native of Switz erland, and is spoken of as an honest, industrious man. CLEARING THE DOCKET. Many Cases Disposed of at a Superior Court Ear Meeting. Judge Wheeler held a superior "court bar meeting this morning at which tho following cases were disposed of : Brown's appeal from probate was transferred from the New Haven docket to the Waterbury docket. In the case of the Waterbury Lumber & Coal Co vs Timothy and Nellie Garren, an action of foreclosure, a decree was entered for S778.S3. Law day, the third Tuesday in December. Hugh Hearns vs John M. Benedict. Three paragraphs in the demurrer were sustained and the others were not passed upon. The demurrer is to be amended. The docket was called and the follow ing cases were stricken oft": Charles L. Avery vs Cecilia J. Avery, Charles Leofiler vs the City of Waterbury, Wil lism Herriot vs Ellen Herriott, Margaret Culliuane vs Timothy Cullinane, Mar garet Shaughnessy vs Metropolitan Life Insurance Co, James Kennane et ux vs N. Y., N. II. & II. R. R. Co Jessie Salmond vs James Salmond, Nettie Mycock vs George Mycock, Bessie E. Scott vs Jordan Scott, Lizzie L. Colbert vs Matthew P. Colbert, Greene Kendrick vs Lucien F. Howe et al, Minnie Fay vs Thomas Fay, Michael Kelly vs X. Y. & N. E. R. II. Co, F. H: Blake Sr and thirty-two others, vs same, Anna A. Johnson appeal from probate, Sallie Tuttle vs Wilson Tuttle, J. K. Smith vs O. D. Tersou, Ida B. Kirk vs George ix. June, Jennie uorcoran vs Metropolitan Life Insurance Co, Globe Publishing Co vs ex parte, Elizabeth T. Farrell vs Metropolitans Life Insurance) Co. ., On the jury docket the following case3 were dropped : Jerome Patton vs Smith & Griggs, Rridget Thompson vs Patrick Thompson, James English vs Martin McDonald, Patrick Pierce vs N. Y. &N. E. li. 11. Co, James Brennan vs Same. In the case of Albert Burritt vs City of Waterbury a report was ordered filed within two months from date. Edward F. Cole vs City. Report or dered filed within three months. Woodbury Savings bank vs Thomas R. Shea, a decree was entered in favor of petitioner for $11,650. Law day the second Tuesday in April. These two cases were assigned for trial next Wednesday: Benjamin Sedg wick, trustee, vs Charle3 G. Belden et al ; Charles G, Belden, trustee, vs Ben jamin Sedgwick, trustee, at al. JUDGE COWELL'S HOUR. A Man Who Neglected His Doy Sent to Jail. In the city court to-day a case was brought against Joseph 1 anhalunas, a Lithuanian, living at 1)2 Clark street, for allowing a cesspool to empty into the street, endangering health. Sanitary Inspector Moses said the street was in a terrible condition. . Charles Leisering, who made . the i complaint, said he did not know whether Yanlialunas Uvea tnere or not. Judjre Lowe, who appeared for the ac cused, said that a sink pipe had burst, which caused all the trouble, ine case i was adjourned until Monday to find out who caused xne nuisance. Judge Cowell turned to Leisring and said : "A man who makes a complaint ! and don't know who he complains of ought to be fined the costs of court." Henry Roe was charged with non sup port of his boy Harry, aged 11. Mr3 Collar of Bethany said that she had kept the bov since August 22: that Roe promised to pay 2.50 a week, but had . -1 ..- It 1 A- A given ner oniy sji. one Drougnu ine child to the selectman's office. James Roe, a brother, said he had supported the boy for six or eight weeks. The father Was strong and able to work if he cared to. Judge Cowell called the ac cused up and said : uWhat kind of a man are you, to allow an old lady to support your cmia ior eignt cents a week?" "I had no work and could not get it," said Roe. "I supported him when I was able." "There ' is not a word of truth in the story he tells," said Attorney Webster. "Any man can get work if he wants it. 7 'bixty days in iftil " said Judge Cowell. In the mean- time application win oe maae to the probate court to appoint a guardian over the boy and he will be provided with a home. John O'Brien was fined 1 and cost3 for creating a disturbance last night. After court was over O'Brien left the box and started for the door. The offi cers looked at him in surprise. Chief Egan intercepted him at the door. NOTICE. James M. Lynch will wait upon Dem OCKAT subscribers who are in arrears and we trust and expect that subscribers will make his duties light. Martm Scully, who has attended to the collec tions for several years, owing to his re portorial duties is unable to attend to the collections.