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nSY 1 lit 11 it VOL. VIII. NO. 297. WATERBURY, CONN., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1895. PRICE TWO CENTf THE STRIKERS ARE FIRM NEW YORK HOUSESMITHS SHOW NO DISPOSITION TO GIVE IN. Vork Stopped on Eighteen Big Buildings. Efforts ef the Beard of Arbitration to Compromise Are TJnaTallins The Iron . League Makes a Statement, New York, Nov. 20. Not a hammer strode was heard yesterday on any of the 18 large buildings under construction, from which about 1,000. men of the Houso imiths and Brldgemen'a union went out on etrike on Monday morning. All efforts oh the part of the state board of arbitration to bring the members of the striking Housesniiths' union and the employers together, with a view to a set tlement of tho difficulty, failed, and the condition of the triko is practically un changed. The, number of strikers was incieasod by about three score, 47 of whom camo to this city from outlying districts and other cities to take the places of strikers on tho Cornell and Milliken jobs, but instead of going to work they were induced by the pickets of strikers to join the union and remain out. From appearances the strike will be a waiting ganfb, and the side which can hold out longest will win. Acting Chief Conlin detailed dotcctires and uniformed policemen around tho various buildings where strikes prevailed. Commissioner Feeuey of the state board of arbitration visited the strikers' head quarters, Clarendon hall. He said that the reply received by the board from J. M. Cornell, resider;t of the Iron league, to the board's communication asking for a conference, with a view to a settlement, was very unsatisfactory. A second letter had been sent to Mr. Cornell, he said, to which he expected a more satisfactory re ply. In response to a message seat to tho strikers' headquarters, to the effect that nonunion men had been put to work on the buildings at Leonard street and Broad way and Grand street ' and Broadway, Walking Delegate Lenahan went to thosa buildings for the purpose of ordering out the other trades in sympathy. He found no nonunion men at work. He discovered that several had gone to those buildings to get work, but that they had been in duced to join the union and did not go ten work. The seven housesniiths, who on Mon day refused to quit work at Exchange place and William street, havo turned out and joined the strikers. J. M. Cornell said to a reporter that he had taken no action whatever in regard to the strike. j - Mr. Cornell's Position. ! "My position," he said, "is the same ft s it always has been sinco. before tho Strike commenced. We can wait until the men come back, and I expect that wo shall not have long to wait." F. Milliken of Milliken Bros, said that Jio did not consider the fact of their men quitting work a strike against them. "Tho men simply-quit work," he said. 'They made no demands on us and gave us no chance of refusing them. As to sub mitting any supposed dispute to arbitra tion, as the state beard 6ugrgests, wo can not do otherwise than be governed by the action of the Iron league, although wo as a firm do not belong to that body, other wise there might possibly bo two scales of wages and prices in case one settlement was made with us and another with tho Iron league." Tho strike lenders 4were very conserva tive in their r?alk about sympathetic strikes. All they would say positively was that should nonunion mon bo put to work on any of the jobs of Cornell or Milliken Bros, sympathetic strikes would be or dered. The state board of arbitration received from the executive committee of the Iron league a statement to tho effect that the league would never consent to recogniza the union, as many of their employees were not members of any union and re fused to join any. Tho statement reolted the facts of tho former strikes of the un ion men, wherein the league had always been victorious, and it intimated that the members of the league meant to come off victorious again. It also charged the un ion with publishing what wa3 not a true statement of facts regarding tha present etrike. The statement is signed by all tho eeven members of the league's executive Committee. The Chargei Not Sustained. Philadelphia, Nov. 20. Under in structions from Judge Butler a verdict of not guilty has ifeen rendered in the Unit ed States district court in the case of Frederick Baldt, manager, and James T. Anderson, foreman of the Penn Steel Casting and Machine company of Chester, accused of attempting to defraud the United States Government in a contract for gun casting's. Est. Mr. Smith Probably Insane. Boston, Nov. 20. Counsel for Rev. Frank Hyatt Smith, lato pastor of tho North Avenue Congregational church, CarobriclKe, who is under indictment for sending scurrilous and defamatory postal cards to the members of the church, has filed a motion for tho dismiiisal of the in dictment, alleging insanity on tha part of the de'ennanb. Forfeited Their Offices. : Oswego, N. Y., Nov. 20. Several Dem ocratic caBdidates in the recent election, Including ono supervisor and two alder men, who were electedt failed to file their election expenses. The latter have forfeit ed their ofhce3. Tha common council will order a special election in these wards, and the delinquents will bo prosecuted, j The Forney Sentence Approved. ; WASHIXGTOX", xvov. 20. secretary Her bert has approved the finding of tha court martial in the case ol uoionei .James jjor- nev. United States marine corps, and the Bentenoe that ho be reprimanded in gen eral orders for neglect of duty. Ho has released the officer from arrest and re- Btorod him to duty. The Maine Ordered to Portland. "WASHnroToy, Nov. 20. Tho United Etates battleship Maine has been ordered to Portland, lis., on I'ha 25vh inst. to rs- REIGN OF LAWLESSNESS. Murder and Robberies on the Mountain Roads Near Ilaxleton. ) Hazleton, Pa., Nov. 20. John Oaef sky, his wife and his brother Peter were sent to Wiikesbarre jail to, await 'trial on the oharge of hating murdered John Kokowski under the verdict found by the ooroner'a jury. Las night the jury censldered the i shooting of John Holcdook at Minosville I on Sunday night and brought in a vefdiofc of deliberate murder against John Bo- back, who wilTbe cant to Jail today. The reign of - lawlessness along the mountain roads continues in solte of this : action. Three more highway robberies j occurred yesterday, and one will probably add to the murder list. John Rouok, a driver for. a local beef company, was held up at Lattimer, and at the point of a revolver he was compelled to smpvy his pockets. William Walton, while driving an un dertaker's wagon near Ebervale, was shot at twice. ' John Habcla was waylaid by masked, men near Cranberry and robbed of 150. He was kicked into insensibility, and the i doctors say he- will dio. Tho police have maintained a vigilant searoh, but only one suspect I rank Doncy has been ar rested. Ho had a revolver with two empty chambers. The citizens are growing desperate, and there is talk of organizing a vigilanco committee of 100 men to check the atroci ties. WEMPLE'S INSANITY. Physicians Make an Inquiry as to His Men tal Condition. Amsterdam, N. Y.,Nov. 20. Ex-Comptroller Edward Womple was examined as to his sanity at his home in Fultonville by a commission consisting of Dia. W. J. Peddie and Henry W. Post of that village. The doctors were selected by Perry Kline, superintendent of the poor of Montgomery county. Mr. Wemple was in a weak and nervous condition, it was stated, the result of a prolonged indulgence in stimulants. Dur ing the examination ho was frequently moved to tears. His face was haggard and bloated, and his actions were tremu lous. The physicians reported that Mr. Wom ple was of unsound mind and a person fife to bs cared for at an insane asylum, but in their report they creased out the worda "is- Jcfane." On this account County Judg Wendell refused to sign the com mitment papers. W. H. Parker, son-in-law of Mr. Wem ple, stated that the latter has frequently threatened to take his own life and the lives of the members of his family. A gun and razor had been taken from places where they had been concealed, ho said, by Wemple. Chamber ot Cunimerco JiJiinerir : "; ' New York, Nov. 0. The one hundred and twenty-seventh annual banquet of thft chamber of commerce of the state of New York was held at Delmonioo's, Fifth ave nue and Twenty-sixth street, lastevoning. The speakers and their topics were: In troductory speech of Mr. Alexander Orr, president of the chamber cf commerce; "Our Currency System, the Hon. John G. Carlisle; "Our Domestic Commerce," tho Hon. Julius C. Burrows; "National Development and Opportunity, " the Hon. Charles l.mory smith; "Tho City ci jncw York," Mayor Strong; "Ethics In Poli tics," Rov. Dr. Melanthon W. Stryker. Wrecked by the Secretary's Peculations. Baltimore, Nov. 20. The directors of the Perkins Square Building and Loan association of this city applied to Judga Wright of the circuit court for receivers for tho concern, which they allege has been wrecked through the misappropria tion of funds by its secretary, Mark B. Ambler, who has disappeared. The con cern was a vory prosperous ono, and the amount of the shortage is thought to be large, although no figures have Loen made public. Murderer Standish Pardoned. Saratoga, Nov. 20, J. Harvey Stan- dish, who in 1S74 murdered George W. See in Wiltou, Saratoga county, and who sinoo that time has been incarcerated in Dan- nemora prison, has been pardoned and has returned to his homo. The trial of Standlsh was a oelebrated one, and during his imprisonment three of tho counsel- District Attorney I. C. Ormsby of Water- ford, Hon. Lyman Tremain and Hon. Henry Smith of Albany have died- The Utes Murdered by an Indian. Washing tost, Nov. 20. Indian Agent Day has telegraphed from Ignacio, Colo., that the murder of the two Utes, which caused such excitement on the southern Ute reservation, has been traced to a ren egade Indian, son of the notorious Hatch, who was killed about three years ago in San Juan. The governor of Utah has of fered a reward of 200 for his arrest. The situation is quiet, and there is no fear of disturbance. . Sentenced to Imprisonment For L,ife. Marysville, Cal., Nov. 20. Bandit Jack Brady has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to imprisonment for life. He and a companion named Browning rode on their bicycles from San Francisco and held up the Oregon express near Whoatland. Browning was robbing tho passengers when Sheriff Bogard of Tehama cointy shot -him dead. Brady shot tho sheriff in tho back, killing him. . Killed In a Runaway Accident. Worcester, Mas3., Nov. 20. Mis3 Lil lian Paine, aged 21, a schoolteacher, was killed in a runaway accident at Whitms villo. Postmaster Appointed. Washington, Nov. 20. The president has appointed Clifford B. Rogers post master at Colohester, Conn. By a rear end' collision botween two trains on the New York and Brooklyn bridge one man was killed, one probably fatally and soveral slightly injured. The 6teamer Horsa was seized by Unit ed States customs officers at Philadelphia' on the charge of conducting a filibustering expedition in aid of tho Cuban insurgents. Henry Grasae, a New York attorney, has preferrsd charges of misconduct and Incomncterrvr cvrairtP fhpriT TamFrn of i'v.rr ':rr- ;iilr lilcd the Fwt-.ers vr'.th GIGANTIC FREIGHT POOL LEADING RAILROADS ENTER TRAFFIC ARRANGEMENTS. INTO All the Trafflo From the West to the Sea board and Xtetern Under Its Control. More Than Thirteen Thousand Miles of Railroad. New York, Nov. 20. There was form ed in this city a combination of all the railroad routes to the seaboard. It will go into effect Jan. 1, 18S6. Here are the names of the roads and the presidents who signed tho agreement of the Joint Traffic association: Pennsylvania System George B. Rob erts. New York Central, Controlled and Al lied Lines Channcoy M. Depow. Erie System E. B. Thomas. Philadelphia and Reading J. S. Har ris, receiver. Baltimore and Ohio, Leased and Con trolled Lines Charles F. Mayer. Lehigh Valley E. P. Wilbur. Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Samuel Sloan. Grand Trunk System Sir Charles Iliy . era Wilson. j Wabash O. D. Ashley. Chesapeake and Ohio and Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis M. R. In galls. The nine gentlemen above mentioned, having been empowered by their Eeveral boards of directors, will form a board cf control for the combination. Thia board will be vested with almost unlimited powers. To quote the agree ment, it is to be "deemed tho exclusive . agent and representative of each company as to traffic and in fixing and adjusting t rates, fares and charges thereof and in making the rule3 and regulations cover ing the traffic." j Consequently it can readily be 6een how 1 strong and binding the agreement is and how coherent a trust it is. The geographical area of the country affected directly by this trust in tho mat ter of freight rates and passenger fares embraces the states of New York, Now Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Mary- ! land, West Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, In diana and Michigan. All the transportation routes connect ing the great cities of the country east of the Mississippi, but including St. Loui3, are in this deal. It affeota the rates on imports and ex ports through this city and Baltimore, Philadelphia and Boston. It governs the freights on the manufac tures . of New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania destined for tho west, and in a like manner it controls the vast grain and other food movements from the great west. . Over Tfereo Billion lqlcrs Involved. From the liuanolal point of vier tho amount of capital involved in this coml,, nation is something stupendous. . .The to tal is 13,149,128,869. - , I The above amount Includes tha capital stock and bonded dobt of tho ten systems already mentioned, and in addition tho New York, Chics go and St. Louis, com monly known aa tho Nickel Piste; tho Lake Shoro and Michigan Southern and the Michigan Central. " These three roads, although unrepre sented in the board of control, may bo said to bo practically under its domination, aa they are all part and parcel of the great Vanderbilt-New York Central system. While the mileage represented, which is 13, 74S miles, is but a small part of the mileage in the country it must be consid ered thet it is tho most profitable mileage in the United States, and also that this minority of the rails dictates rates and policy to the other part. William R. Morrison, chairman of tho interstate commerco commission, was seen at a session of the commission and asked what would bo done to oppose the pool. He said: "The question you ask of mo is mo mentous, and I cannot, as chairman of tho interstate commeroe commission, an swer it now. People havo corao to us aud asked us to proceed against this contem plated railroad pool. I would say that wo cannot proceed until a specific caso has been brought before us or until tho so called pool is formed orEomo overt act has been committed agalnstf the law." Pierce & Co. Reincorporated. Albany, Nov. 20. Ths firm of nutch lnson Pierce & Co. of New York city was reincorporated, with a capital of $60u,000, to continue the business of the firm in tho raanufecturo of shirts, collars, cuffs, etc. The direotors are A. M. Holdinsor of En gjewood, N. J. ; H. B. Pierce of New York city and Ira Cole of NorWalk, Conn. Half a Million Dollar Loss. . Purcell, I. T.t Nov. CO. In a fire at this place three-fourths of the business houses and many residences went up in smoke. The loss is estimated at (5500,000, with but slight insurance. A man named Glucksomo is under arrest for having poured oil on his stock to make it burn. Fifteen Lives tost at S?a. San Francisco, Nov. 20. Particulars of tho less of the Italian bark Brom Carlo off the Horn havo reached this oity. The bark collided with the British ship Con dor, and it is now known that not only was the Brom Carlo sunk, but that only four of her 19 men wero saved. Cholera Reappears In Russia. St. Petersburg, tor. 20. The Gazette (semiofficial) anno' iices that cholera has reappeared here, ince Nov. 6, 38 cases have been reported, 19 of which havo proved fatal. Killed by a Falling Rock. OAKLAND, Me., Nov. 20. Charles and Henry Shaffer, brothers, wero killed near here by a fall of rock in a stone quarry, where they trero employed. Both men leave families. Midway Shows Closed. Atlanta, Nov. 20. Fivo theaters on the Midway have been closed on account of immorality. The proprietors were fined HOC y?b. - Sister of General Batcheller Dead. Saratoga. Nov. 20. Mrs. Helen 15. Conkling, widow of John P. Conkllng, dieO hrre. Sob was tho sister of ex-Min-!ter to Pcrinj;-.! -Irre-M Georrc S. STUDENTSASBURGLARS. A Mystery Which Has Bamed Schenectady Police Mas Been Solved. Schenectady, N. Y., Nov. 20. The mystery of the burlgaries that have been baffling the police for three weeks past has been solved by the arrest of C. G. Hum phrey of Unadilla and C. C. Miller of Ba- tavia, two Union college students, the former a sophomore and the latter a fresh man. A wagonload of stolen property was found In the prisoners' room at North College, the articles found connecting them with a score of recent burglaries. The first tangible clew that the police ob tained was a soft felt hat, which was found at tho rear of a house on Union street after a burglary there some time ago. Tracks were also found In the soft earth into which the shoes of the prison ers fitted exactly. A student who was robbed a few nights ago called at police headquarters and was given a listcf tha articles which have been stolen lately, and aa Humphrey was al ready under the suspicion of his fellow students his room was searched. Enough goods were found to convince them that he was the thief, and the college authori ties were notified. Dean Ripton of Union notified the po lice of these developments, and within half an hour the suspects had been arrest ed. It is believed by the police that Hum phrey and Miller havo burglarized over a 6core of places within the past three weeks. The prisoners would have nothing to say until they had consulted counsel. A DARING CRIME. Quit Hubbard Arrested For Bobbins In a Pullman Car. CniCAGO, Nov. 20. Tho polioe have ar rested Quit Hubbard, alias Buffalo Kid, charged with assaulting and robbing Mrs. E. F. Maok of Detroit on Sept. 23. The robbery was one of the most daring on record. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Were on their way to Detroit and had taken tho stateroom in a sleeper on the Wabash train here. Mrs. Mack was alone in the state room, her husband having gone to the smoking compartment. Suddenly a man entered, and after warning Mr3. Mack to bo quiet if she val ued her life proceeded to tako everything of value which was in sight Mrs. Mack was go frightened by the sudden appear ance of the thiof that she was unable to epcak until he grasped a small satohel containing money and jewelry to the amount of $400. Then Bhe grappled with him. The man pulled her from the state room to tha platform of tho car, beating her in a brutal manner. Mrs. Mack hung cn to him, but on the platform the fellow managed to beat her down and break away. The train by this time was in the suburbs of tha city, and he escaped easily. I Mrs. Maok has identified Hubbell's olo'.r.v.b as that of tfie man who robbed her, and the police are satisfied that they have tho right person. BIG FIRE IN LOWELL. The Tarker Clock Burned, With a Less of &350.00O. Lowell, Mass., Nov. 20. The large five story brick building on Middle street, known as the Parker block, was almost destroyed by Cro this morning. Fire start ed in the 6tore of J. N. Beavey on the first floor about 1:45. The flames spread rapidly and were aid ed by repeated explosions of whisky in barrels in J. M. Beavey's liquor store, which blew out tho windows and created havoo with tho windows in adjoining buildings. At 2:15 all the engines in the city were at work, and at that time it looked as if the fire waa under control, but suddenly it blazed up furiously and threatened to eat its way through to Merrimack street. By hard work the flames were confined to tho building, and nearby property was only slightly damaged. Tho upper floors of tho block were used by tho Appleton Manufacturing company for the storage of cotton goods, and it is estimated that there were $200,000 worth there when the firobroko out, all of which was destroyed. I At 2:30 tho fire was under control. From present estimates the loss will ex ceed $350,000. The building was owned by Colonel Parker of the governor's staff. Ohio People Terrorized by Wild Animals. Delaware, O., Nov. 20. The citizens of Thompson township, this county, are be ing terrorized by a lioness and two leop ards which escaped from a oirous some time ago and traveled from Marion coun ty. Many sheep and calves havo been killed. The farmers go to their field work heavily armed. Travel after night has been entirely stopped. A neighborhood hunting party will be organized to slay the beasts. Will Make Attorneys More Careful. Washington, Nov. 20. Assistant Sec retary Reynolds of the interior depart ment has decided that where a pension has been obtained fraudulently the attor ney proouring the pension is not entitled to the fee and must rotund it. The de cision is expected to have the effect of making attorneys more particular in look ing into their cases. Secretary Lamont Attending a Wedding. Washington, Nov. 20. The secretary of war and Mrs. Lamont have gono to New York to attend the wedding of Miss Stillman and Mr. William G. Rockefeller, which occurs today. Miss Stillman spent several weeks in Washington early in the administration as the guest of Secretary and Mrs. Lamont. SPARKS FROM THE WIRES. , The United States steamer Boston was put into commission at Vallejo, Cal. William C. Dickit, a pioneer landowner of the city of Minneapolis, died at Lyons, N. Y. The president appointed John L. Peak of Kansas City United States minister to Switzerland to succeed Minister Broad head, resigned. Kinston Leonard Churchill, eldest son of the late Lord Randolph Churchill, has joined the Spanish army in Cuba as a lioutcnant of buscars. p.artr- Nov. 30. Cardinal LucJen Eonz parte cii;'" as t jc re?nlt of epopiezy. lie- MR HART WfiS ANGRY. JOHN W. GAFFNEY'S PETITION TO RE MOVE A BUILDING DENIED. Said That the Work Had Already Been Be gan Without Obtaining Permission and Was Stopped by Chief Snagg The Mat ter of Keys For Fire Boxes Discussed The fire board held and interesting session in the aldermanic chamber at 9 o'clock this morning. In opening the meeting Mayor Kilduffsaid: "Gen tlemen, I would say to you that I have called this meeting to accommodate a citizen aud a taxpayer. The clerk will read to you a communication which will explain matters more fully." -Clerk Grady then read the following cqnimunieation from John W. Gafiney & Co: "Gentlemen : We petition your honor able body for permission to move a build ing, No lSlEast Main street,. back into the lot in the rear adjoining Great brook, a distance of about seventy-five or eighty feet, to make room for a new brick block in place of it. We desire an immediate decision in order to cause no delay in the erectlou of the new building." The mayor remarked that some time ago some one was given permission to remove -buildings at that place tempor arily and he noticed that they are there yet. 3IrDrtegs said he thought he could explain thi3 : "At that time" he said, "the property belonged to the American Piu Co and when the buildings were moved in there Hie owner signed a lease to tear them down any time at ten days' notice. Since then the property was sold to Mr Mo riarty and the leas'e and all were turned over to him." Up to this time Mr Hart had said nothing, but it w;as plain that he was doing a good deal of thinking and was nrettv anTv about something. When a favorable opportunity presented itself Commissioner Hart said : "I was rather displeased with the action Mr Gafiney, took in this matter. He started to move back that building without say ing: a word about it to this board aud if sofne one had not told the chief about it the house would have been moved and resting on the new foundation before, ons of us would have knowfi a thing about It. I do not think that this is a proper way to do business and I move that the petitioner be given leave to withdraw." Iilr Driggs seconded the motion and, being stated by the chair, it was carried with a whoop. The clerk was instructed to notify Mr Gafiney of the action of the meeting. . The mayor asked the chief if he had anything to say in connection with last night's tire. The chief then gave a full account othe fire, and. paid that every buiidincr that burned was on lire wi.ea he reached the place and he at once set nuout saviug iu -Jiatc ic8meu -o fire was well under way before the alarm was sent in by Officer Cahey. The officer saw' the blaze from Elizabeth street and made his way to the box and sent in the alarm. The chief also explained about the burstinsr of the lire hydrant, which prompted Mr llorigan to asic wno naa charge of the hydrants. "The water board, " satci tne mavor. "That's a downright shame," said Mr Horigau. "Some one ought to be per sonally responsible in a case of this kind." The mavor : "You cannot have things anv different under the present charter. This is something which has occupied the attention of the board for over twenty vears. but its hands were tied, and while i it might and did lind fault it was power less to ehange the existing condition of affairs." Mr Hynes : "I should like to refer to another matter that ought to be attended to before this meeting adjourns. It is something that should receive as much publicity as possible. I refer to the mat ter of box Keys, it was optrmy suntu at last night's fire that no one one could find a box key and that the progress of the fire was due to the fact thatTthe alarm could not be sent in until the plice officer arrived. One man, it is said, refused to get up to give people the key, and I called at one house my self and was handed a small brass key which I at once saw w as not a box key and told the man so. We then started to look for the right key vr - i o i . and after a , long f-earcn iouna ic on a shelf at the back of a picture. Half the town might be burned before one could find that key. I think this matter should be thoroughly aired and let those key holders understand that they are obliged to keep the keys iu a convenient place and turn them over to the first person who calls iu case of a Chief Snagg: "I heard the same kind of talk up there last night, but the Eolieeman told me he saw no one at the ox when he arrived. It was stated that Albert Leggett refused to give the key to a man who called for It, but it seems to me that there must be some mistake about this." , , The mayor said he thought it would be well to hear what Mr Leggett had to sav about this matter. After further discussion Mr nayns moved that the chief be in structed to have tags made for all the keys in the houses of people in the vicinity of the different boxes so that they cannot be lost or mislaid. The motion was carried. The chief w as also instructed to give key holders strict warning about these mat ters. The chief said there are about 175 keys in different houses about town, and added: "Sometime ago I wanted to get a suitable tag, but the board thought It was too expensive. I gave you a .few kevs with samples of tags made at the Waterbury Brass Co, and if one of them had been placed on the keys left at the houses, it would be impossible to lose them. They cost $20 a hundred." Mr Horigau thought that each key holder should be given a small frame in which the key could be placed so that it could lie practically Impossible to lose it and by hanging this frame in a certain rtlsre one would know rast vuieie o una it at any moment. .1. "That would cent to rtiuol "Cost too much," replied Mr Horigau "and you say the loss caused by the tin of last night was due to the fact tha the keys were mislaid and could not l found ? I think we should use gre;v precaution in order that such a thing may not occur again." "Well," said the mayor, "the matte-, is now in the hands of the chief ami j think he will see to it." The meeting then adjourned. GRANTING LICENSES. County Commissioners Taking in Barrel) of Money To-day. County Commissioners Dunham, Lind ley and Walton were in Waterbury to day issuing licenses. "Vhen they closed their morning ses sion at half-past twelve tltey had issued seventy-nine liquor licenses, five beei licenses and thirteen drug licenses. Th total amount of money collected up ti that time was $37,200. At the afternoon session, up to 3 :30, forty liquor licenses, four beer an seven druggists' licenses had been issued, representing $19,150. T. M. Farrell of 237 River sttreet.ap, plied for a beer license andrtheeomnjis sioners refused to grant it; HI had a full license last year. Beer -11 censes are issued only to those wlit had such licenses last year. The commissioners will not be able tc finish their work to-day, and will' be i session again to-morrow. LIBERTY STREET EXTENSION. Hundreds of Signers to a Petition In Favoi of the Project. Someone has . been indiscreet tenongi to hazard the assertion that no one exi cept a fow people who wanted to heal themselves talk were, interested in tht proposed extension of Liberty or Jew'eb ry streets. Of course it was plain to all who understand the situation that the author of the statement was not convert sant with the views of the people ga thll matter, but fearing that the asfetfcioa might be looked upon as expressing tin opinion of the grent armj' of factorj hands, who want a roadway at thi point, it was decided to put a few petn tions in circulation, with the re3iilt fha it was soon found that there are not enough petition blanks in the city clerk's desk to hold the names of the people who want to "go on record ai wanting that job ordered done. It would be folly to talk with a; man who sajs that the road ii not needed badly there. Anv man who ever worked in a factory and knows what a couple of minutes mean to a person who is trying to reach his work before the gate is closed, can appreciate what it means to have a good roadway at this place instead of tramping half a mile of a round to get from youth Main street to Bank street and vice versa in ordr t r rpurh th fnotori.a nf. oitVi o-r f ide The petition is being signed by all the business men about town, as well aa the factory hands, and will be the best answer that could be given to those who doubted that there was anyone behind the movement. DllrJgJJRKE. Married With a Nuptial High Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church. At the Immaculate Conception church at 9 o'clock to-day. Dennis J. Dunn and Miss Bridget A. Burke were united iu matrimonj in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends. The ceremony was performed by the Rev Father Lynch and was followed by a nuptial mass. Miss Mary Burke, sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and Thomas F. Foley assisted the groom. The bride was gowned in a beautiful costume of blue and gold, trimmed with velvet and carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums. She wore a blue vel vet hat, trimmed with yellow roses and black tips. The maid of honor wore a green costume with velvet trimmings and carried yellow chrysanthemums, bhe wore a fawn colored hat, trimmed with green tips. Immediately after the ceremony Mr and Mrs Dunn wero driven to their new home, 553 Baldwin street, where a wedding reception was held for a houseful of friends and well-wishers, who danced and made merry all'the af ternoon and wished Mr Dunn and his fair bride a future fraught with all the) happiness which married bliss can be stow. The young couple were the re cipients of many valuable manifestations of esteem. nelsox-kilmaktix. Frederick N. Nelson and pliss Nellie Kilmartin were married this morning at the Church of the Immaculate Concep tion by the Rev. Father Slocum. BADLY MIXED. Legal Complications Over Benjamlm Sedgwick's Estate. The case of Charles G. Belden, trus tee, vs Benjamin Sedgwick et al, is being tried before Judge Wneeler to-day in the superior court. It is an action to find out who is the owner of the stock of goods and fixtures which were assigned iu the probate court by Benjamin Sedg wick. The action was brought by At torney Burpee, representing John S. Ellison & Sons of Philadelphia, Attor ney Webster for Charles' G. Belden and Attorney Bronson for Cumner, Jones & Co of Boston. On July 5, 1S94, Benjamin Sedgwick made an assignment of his store at 115 Bank street. On July 9 he filed a sched ule of his assets, sworn to before Judge Koot. The following day Charles G. Belden was appointed as trustee. J. B. Mullings and Charles S. Buck were ap pointed appraisers. They made a return on July 20, valuing the goods at,$3, 544.6C. Benjamin Sedgwick as trustee under the statute of personal estate of his wife, now claims n interest in the said stock of goods. His wife claims an interest in the said stock of goods. His wife claims to be the owner. On July 30 Cumner, Jones & Co, and Ellson & Co brought suit against Segwick fjrr $1,000 aud $5,000 "respectively. Attorney O'Neill renresented Sedg wiok to-day and many le;ral -points are involved." At thf? conclusion o tills suit. enjanin fy'dwieir. tras. : 1 tfcaft &rfe. .tc vM the-. r -c Krpic:?, V I was doi-j: ju oca CvPp.tccVa carina JJr.r.'es "!