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VOL. LI I. NO. 211 NORWICH, T CONN., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER. 5, 1910 PRICE TWO CENTS RESCUED CREW OF BURNED SHIP Officers and Crew, 32 Men, Picked Up in Mid-Atlantic. ' HAD BEEN AFLOAT FIVE DAYS Freighter West Point Burned Last Sunday Crew Got Away in Two Boats Terrible Struggle with High Seas Part of the Time without Food Wireless Re lays from Ship toShip Bring News. Cape Race. X. F., Sept. 4. After much suffering, all of the thirty-two men comprising the crew of the British freight steamer West Point, ( ;.a.SO- for Charleston, S. C, which burned to the water's edge in mid ocean Sunday last, are safe. News that th rescue of the West Point's crew had been completed by the picking up at midnight on Friday last of Captain Pinkham and fifteen men of his crew, who -had been with him for five days In an open boat, and the last few days without food, by the Cunard liner Mauretania. New York for Liverpool, was received here today by a wireless relay from that steamer. Meanwhile an equal number of the crew of the ill fated steamer, headed by the chief mate, is approaching Boston aboard the Leviand liner Devonian, from Liver pool, which accomplished' their rescue Friday mronlng. They should arrive In Boston late Monday or early Tuesday. Relays by Wireless Carry the News. Tonight both parties were Informed by wireiess of the fortunate delivery of the others. The message announcing the safety aboard the Mauretania of C.iptain Pinkham and his party was relayed across nearly two-thirds of the Atlantic. It mid that the Mauretania .t midnisht Friday had rescued Cap inin Pinkham of 1 the steamer West Point and his second officer, two engi neers, the chief steward, the captain and ten seamen. The Mauretania and the Rotterdam had previously relayed to shore the news of the rescue of the first mate's boat by the Devonian, the first information of the loss of the West Point to reach land. Today's message from the Maure tania did not give the longitudinal and latitudinal position of the place where the rescue of Captain Pinkham and his men took place. Battle With Heavy Seas. Stories of the hardships endured by the sixteen men of the British steamer West Point who were picked up at sea by the Leyland steamer Devonian after a l"ng battle against heavy seas in a downpour of rain are toid in a despatch received here by the Associated Press fTom Captain Trant of the Devonian tonight. His despatch also confirms CANDIDATE HUNTER QUALIFIES BY CONNECTICUT RESIDENCE No Bar to Socialistic Party Nominee, Formerly of New York. New Haven, Sept. 4. The question baring been asked if Robert Hunter of Noroton. nominee for governor on the socialistic ticket, has a legal res idence in Connecticut, he having been a candidate on the socialistic ticket in New York last October, William A. Antilegate of this city, the party candidate for lieutenant governor, states that there is no bar to Mr. Hunter's candidacy. While the latter was on the stare ticket in Xew York Kist fall, he gave up his legal residence in that state after the election and came to Connecticut. Four weeks be fore the coming election Mr. Hunter will have completed his full residence in Connecticut, which, according to Mr. Applegate, qualifies him to have his name on the ballot. Mr. Applegate ays that "thie fling at Mr. Hunter is an attempt to keep votes away from the socialist party." BOAT UPSET WHEN CHANGING SEATS Two Drowned in Lake Quinsigamond Husband Tries to Rescue Wife. Worcester. Mass.. Sept. 4. Louis Perle and Kittie Perle. leading lady if the Manhattan Opera company, were drowned in Lake Quinsigamond at 7 o'clock tonltrht. In changing seats n a flat bottomed boat Mrs. Perle fell overboard. Her husband jumped in to save her and called for help, which did not come in time. . Margaret Nice, Mrs. Perle' s little sister, was also in the boat, but did not eveo get wet. Mrs. Perle was the daughter of Eu gne Nice, an artist, of 1.063 Park ave nue. New York. Mr. Perle was direc tor of the orchestra of the same com pany, which has been playing all sum mer at the casino at the lake MIDDLETOWN MAYOR ON LABOR TOPICS. Workingmen't Compensation Bill a Most Important Measure. Hartford, Conn., Sept. 4. Urging that a public utilities bill ought to be pctsed by- the state legislature, but that a more Important measure was the workingmen's compensation bill. Mayor Willard C. Fisher of Middletown ma4e en address before a union labor jarherlnaj this afternoon in which he os-ussed state polities in a general r-ay. During his speech someone in the audrience aeked with which party the laboring man should vote this fall. The mayor's reply was: "Blessed If I know." Photo-Gelatine Workers' Convention. Meridn. Conn.. Sept. 4. About fifty delegates ami members of the Photo Gelatine Workers' association of the country had a meeting in the city to day to discuss matters of general in terest to the association. The event was held in Knights of Columbus hall and a programme of speeches and en tertainment numbers gave the dele gates a full day of enjoyment coupled with business. Delegates from New F.nxiand states and a few other states were present. Cured of Leprosy. ' Baltimore. Md.. Sept. 4. Mrs. Provl tfenclo Muscarl, an Italian, of Ihia citv, v ho was removed to Quarantine last May suffering from lt-piosv, has im piMked to such an extent, according .to report by Ur. Thomas I. Richardson, ajuamiitiue' physician, that she may be Completely cured by Christmas. . Dynamiters Blow Up Iron Plant. Peoria. 11!.. Spt. 4. Dynamiters to night demolished the Lucaa Bridge and Iron compenys plant. Night AVatch tnau Reaert Gebhardt was seriously in jured. Four nearby buildings " tv ere the despatch sent to Cape Rae2 by the Mauretania telling of the rescue of the captain and fifteen others of the crew. Rescuing Captain's Story. S. S. Devonian, via Sable Island, Camperdown and Halifax. N. S., Sept. 4. On Friday morning a boat was sighted off the port bow. The Devoni an was kept away towards her and she proved to be a lifeboat -from the steamer West Point of Liverpool. The ship was stopped at 8.53 a. m. and; six teen men taken out of the boat. Their names: C. D. Meikle, chief of ficer; H. W. Marker, third officer; J. Roche, boatswain: J. Primus, cook; P. Oleaon, donkeyman; J. Davies, J. Rowe, W. Aspetos. Lloyd, able seamen; W. Weetlake, second, and Mason, fourth engineers; A. Murphy. T. Stewart, Edie and Lukin, firemen; C. E. Lewis, mess room steward. Foundered Sunday Night. The boat was pulled up in the davits, stimulants applied to the men and they were taken care of. Chief Officer Meikle reports that the steamer had foundered on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 6 p. m., in latitude 45.43 north, 40.41 west, catching fire at 6 a. m. on the 27th. Two Boats Parted Company. They last saw the captain'c boat, containing the remainder of the -crew, in all sixteen men. on Thursday at 6 a. m.. In about 47.08 north, 42.24 west. The story then relates the Devonian's efforts to find the captain's boat, tells of receiving word from the Mauretania of the rescue of the captain's party by that steamer, and continues: Seven Hours at the Oars. "The men had a very trying time during the five days in the small boat. The first two days were moderate. Af ter that they met with tremendous seas in a heavy gale, with continual rain. They were pulling for seven hours in heavy eeas in onier to keep the boat's head on. During this time they were all wet through. On Thursday the weather moderated and they got into the westward track about 2 on Friday morning. At this time they were feel ing in a very exhausted' condition. They sighted the Devonian about 8 a. xn. on Friday .morning." FILIPINO REBEL SURRENDERED BY NATIVES. Rebellion is at an End Outlaws Num bered About 500. Manila. Sept. 4. The uprising in Nueva. Vizzcaya, led by Simeon Man dac, deposed governor of Ilocos Norte, come to an inglorious end Saturday, when Mandac fell into the hands of the constabulary. He had been seized by the people of the province, among whom he had sought to stir up trouble. A few of MandHc's right-hand men were also arrested, and his other fol lowers dispersed. It is estimated that the band of outlaws originally number ed 500, but it dwindled soon to 200, and these had but few arms. When the pursuit became hot Mon dac sought refuge in a house. The owner of the house was killed in the struggle to get Mandac. An interesting feature of the short lived uprising was the co-operation of the natives in running down the dis turbers. Mandac will now have a chance to serve the 14 years' imprisonment which has been hanging over him since his conviction for killing a prisoner while he was governor, unless 'he receives a more severe punishment for his recent escapade. Mandac jumped his bail while an appeal from the sentence of imprisonment was pending. , SPREADING ZIONIST IDEA AMONG THE YOUNGER JEWS Junior Council Met in Meriden Next Time in Hartford. MerMen, Conn., Sept. 4. The Con necticut Junior Council of the Zionist v.iTri., i,l siaie met in convention at Temple hall today. Plans were dis cussed for spreading the Zlonistic idea among the younger Jews of the state and it was decided to circulate literature throughout the state set ting forth the purpose of the Zionist Organization TVi nwf will be held 'in Hartford three months nence. Arter the business session a grand ball was held unrtr the auspices of the Junior Zion club of this city. Refuses to Support Cannon. TItuville, Pa., Sept. 4. Congress man A T. Rates nf tViA rrt, .... . ... ' ' .'11 1 11 Cll L - I HI congressional district of Pennsylvania, a candidate for re-election, announced tonight that if elected he would not i . . . i j .... n v i of the next session of congress. ivir. tsates was a regular in the Sixty- tP." Ti r t n m-1 a a .-J . , - T . 1 . . t: in the house over the rules voted to iciain mr. Lannon on me ruiea com mittea. Toadstools Were" Fatal Diet. Lawrence, Mass., Sept. 4. Poisonous toadstools which made up a portion of the midday meal of Eurico Prasso and hia family often, today caused the death of Louise Brasso, 10 years of age, and the serious illness of the father and mother. The latter are at the Lawrence hospital, and may recover. Chinese Students Coming. Hone lulu. Sept. 4. Sixty-eight Chi nese students arrived today on the steamer China. They were on tb,a way to San Francisco to enter varion American universities. The students i'e jiurt of the several hundred sent nut by the Chinese government with tno a. xer indemnity money. Death of Well Known Composer New York Sprit i Julian s,1m j...1c the wll! kuiiwn cfim iM-tttii. riiari morning at his home in Yonkefg of iit-ari i;i.ease anu complications. Mr. I.dwardes had been ill rot .a.'oi Mentha. He was 54 years old. ' Missouri Tornado Kills Two. Jopiin, Mo., Sept. 4. A tornado swept southwest Missouri and southeastern Ki-nsas last night and killed two. per sons, wrecked property, and inucH damage was done to crops. Gabled Paragraphs St. Petersburg.Sept. 2. Since the out break of the epidemic this year 133, 601 oases of cholera, with 64.405 deaths, in Russia have been officially reported. The scourge, however, is lessening. - Bordeaux, Sept. 4. M. Bielovucci ar rived here at noon on Saturday from Angouleme, completing the final stage of his biplane flight .from Paris to Bor deaux. He made the trip with only four stops. BeTlin, Sept. 4. The Prussian Wom en's Suffrage association has adopted a resolution protesting against the passage in the kairser's recent speech at Konigsberg prescribing domestic lives for "women. - Liverpool, Sept. 4. The Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Britain, which arrived here Saturday from Quebec, incidentally broke all records for that route. She made the trip from Ri mouski to Liverpool in 5 days and 11 hours." . Hong Kong, Sept. 4. The Sydney line steamship Germania rescued the entire crew of eleven of the Norwegian trawler Bertha, which foundered off Barras Island last Sunday. The men had been in an open boat four days when rescued. HUSTLE AND BUSTLE AT THE FAIR GROUNDS Indications Point to the Biggest Fair Ever Held by the County Agricul tural Society. More than the usual amount of pre liminary bustle seemed to be in evi dence at the county fair grounds on Sunday afternoon in preparation for the opening today. Judging from the day before, this will be a banner year for the agricultural society in the way of attractions, both free and in the Midway. A big display under the di rection of experts from the Connecti cut experiment station, and the exhibi tion of two flying machines, one a practical aeroplane and the other a full sized model of a craft with wings, both made in Norwich, are entirely novel features. Then the familiar for tune tellers' tent was already in its accustomed place Sunday, and other showmen were busy selecting locations and arranging for the morrow. In the main hall a number of the exhibitors were getting their places in readiness and sleek looking cattle lined a good portion of the south fence. A majority of the latter were from the hands of the well Vnown Round Hill farmer, James B. Palmer of Lisbon, who is al ways one of the earliest exhibitors on hand. Over behind the judges' stand the balloon men had pitehed.their tent, and on Sunday afternoon were straighten ing out their parachute and otherwise preparing for an ascension. T o Nor wich motorcyclists, Frank Tyi'er and Clinton Simpson, did their part in keeping people interested by doing some fast heats around the track., i The large tent where the experiment station has its exhibiiton is to the left of the roadway near the main hall. The first big tent at the right of the road is occupied by James Murphy's unique flying machine, which 'was tak-' en out Saturday on a "truck' 'from his workshop on Otis street. Stebbins & Geynet have their big aeroplane tent on the same side but nearer the grand stand. The triplane was taken over to the grounds from Sachem park early this morning. NEIGHBORHOOD CLAMBAKE. Preston Residents Had a Big Time at the Miller Home in Preston. The annual clambake and picnic which took place at the 'Miller home in Preston, Locust Hill farm, on Satur day attracted a large number of the neighborhood people, and proved to be a most enjoyable affair. The party as sembled about 11 ft. m. and did not dis perse until about 5 p. m. Baseball among the men folks was one of the main features. In the afternoon - the nmrried men lined up againt the sin gle men, and lost the game by the score of 2 to 8. Bebe Burdick and Her bert Johnson foormed the battery for the winners, while Arthur E. Shedd and Albert Crary served for the losers. Corporal Fred Banjamin officiated as umpire. At 2 o'clock the clambake was ready and at long tables, set under the shade trees, the party enjoyed a first-class dinner, which consisted of chowder, steamed clams, sandwiches, cake, wa tremeLon and various other delicacies. ENTERTAINED MANY GUESTS. R. C. Plaut Gives a Clambake for Par ty of About 35. To about thirty-five guests, of whom a number are from New York city and will remain over Labor day, Ruther ford C. Plaut gave a clambake on Sun day which was provided by the Wau reigan, house, and it is needless to say that a royal good time was enjoyed. Fourteen came from New York, and on their trip they prepared a bill of lad ing covering themselves, giving weight and special marks, which made inter esting reading. Work Will Start Tuesday. The Hartford, Norwich, and Colches ter Traction company, which is to finance the construction of a trolley line between Hartford and- Norwich, has arranged to have work on the new trolley line started Tuesday. The plans for the new trolley line call for 45 miles of tracks, and it is proposed to build nine miles before cold weather arrives. The new line will join the Glastonbury line ' of the Connecticut company at Silver Lake. Twenty-five Italian laborers under A hern Bros, will start on the work Tuesday. Ehacks have already been erected for the Ital ians. Surprise Party for James Kirker. James Kirker of Eleventh street was given a decidedly pleasant surprise Friday evening by a party of his Greeneville friends. The young people thoroughly enjoyed themselves with games, music and other entertainment, refreshments being served. The mem bers of the company were the host, Misees May S. Biggs, Hazel L. Ban field, Ethel Fuller, Helen Greene and Janet Purdon and Messrs. Harry Allen, Gustave A. Rydholm, Oliver Budding ton, Stanley Mulkin and Norman E. Soules. Returned to Panama. Nathan J. .Gibbs, who has been spending a part of his vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan A. Gibba. left on Thursday for Boston and sailed from New Y'ork Saturday to re sume hie duties at Panama. Miss Em nu Wright, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs for some time past, returned to her home in Auburn, N.. Y., on Thursday. In the City Court. The case against Peter Davis was continued in the city court on Satur day morning, Mr. Davis being fined $5 and costs amounting to $22.22 for pol luting Rogers brook at Y'antic. and he was ordered to cart the dead cow away and bury it to the satisfaction of Health Officer Thompson. Roosevelt Reaches Fargo BIG CROWDS WAIT FOR HIM ON SUNDAY TRIP. CALLS FOR SPEECHS No Day of Rest for ex-President Has to Respond from Car Platform Will Lay Cornerstone of Library. Fargo. X. D., Sept. 4 After an all day ride through parts of South Da kota. Minnesota and North Dakota. I ex-President Roosevelt reached Fargo this evening. The people of Fargo were waiting at the station for him and gave him a great welcome, in spite of it being Sunday. It was after midnight when Colonel Roosevelt retired last night at the con clusion of an arduous day in Sioux Falls. SJJmits to Endurance. Friends traveling with -him have been astonished at his endurance. He has attended breakfasts before seven o'clock and -dinners which lasted until late at night and has made so many speeches since he left New York that he cannot, even estimate the number. But last night he admitted that he was tired. . "Like Weller's Thanksgiving tur key," he said, "I am old andi tough. But there are limits." , Crowd Waiting at Marshall. Telegrams were sent to the towns through which he was to pass today, saying that as it was Sunday lie would make no speeches from the train. That done the unsuspecting col onel settled down in his private car to realize his visions of a day of rest. The special train raced across eastern South Dakota and into. Minnesota and for the first art of the morning Col onel Roosevelt sat in an easy chair, reading. He glanced up from his book as the train slowed down for Marshall, the first stor, to fihd a cheering crowd closing around the rear platform, so large that it looked as though every person in Marshall was out to see the colonel. His telegram had arrived the night before, but the people had paid no attention to it.' "Teddy. Teddy, come on out!" the crowd' snouted. "Let's see you!" Yielded to Shouts for "Speech!" . The colonel hesitated for a moment. The shouts grew louder. ' He laid down his book, walked to the door and thrust his head through. The cheer developed into a yell of greeting, and the colonel could not resist. He walked out to the platform and in an "instant men and boys were scrambling upoa the railing, trying to shake his hand. "Speech! Speech!" the crowd shout ed. Colonel Roosevelt kept flrmljr in mind his resolutions to make' no speeches on Suifilay arid took a "step towards the car door. The cries grew louder, and the colonel capitulated and talked abput honesty, good citizenship and children. As the train rolled away he was still talking. The same thing happened at every place at which the train stopped. - Big Crowd at Fargo. At Breckenridge, Minn.. Senators McCumber and Purcell of North Da kota got on the tratin. "When the train reached Fargo the largest crowdi of all was on hand. Thousands of persons have come to Fargo for tomorrow. Labor day cele bration. The streets are decorated from end to end of the city and every room in the, hotels here was engaged long ago. To Lay Cornerstone. Colonel Roosevelt will lay the corner stone of the Carnegie libreary at Far go college tomorrow morning. In the afternoon there will be a parade through the city and to Island Park, where he. is to make his chief speech of the day. Begins Homeward Trip. Colonel Roosevelt will leave for St. Paul in the evening and begin his homeward trip. Since he has left New York he has passed through fourteen states and has traveled approximately 3,700 miles. JERSEY MOTOR LAW SUSTAINED BY COURT Opioids Constitutionality of the Reg ulation of Non-Residents. Trenton. N. J., Sept. 4. The supreme court has sustained the constitution ality of the New Jersey automobile law by upholding the conviction of Frank J. Paine of Long Island, X. Y., who was arrested in Paterson for op erating an automobile without a New Jersey license. It was contended that the imposi tion of a license fee was a tax for rev enue only, and therefore a violation of the constitutional provision on that subject. The supreme court holds, however, that the legislature acted within its prerogative when it passed a law put ting resident and non-resident auto mobilists on an equal footing. The case probably will be carried to the court of errors and appeals. Auto Crashed Into Monument. New Tork ,Sept. 4. Thomas V. Pat terson, a well to do Brooklyn coal merchant, and his wife were perhaps fatally injured when their automobile crashed into the soldiers and sailors' monument in Jamaica, L. I., early this morning. Both struck the curbing on their heads. Confirms Surrender of Rivas. Washington,' Sept. 4. Advices con firmatory of Associated Press cable despatches were received by the state department today from Nicaragua re garding the surrender of Rivas and its garrison of 600 men to the forces of General Estrada on Sept. 2. Tramps May Have Perished. Newbury, Mass., Sept. 4. Several tramps are believed to have lost their lives in a fire thought to have been started accidentally by them, which de stroyed three farm buildings of Ed ward A. Lunt here today. The loss is about $15,000. -. . Bore Bug Killing Trees in New Haven. New Haven, '"Sept. 4. A new pest, known as a borer or bore bug, is kill ing the trees in New Haven. The sui perintendent of. trees lias reported 7iifl dead trees " on the city streets which ought to be.ermoved.Theie are 12 on the Central Green which will have to come down. This will leave the Green almost barren of . trees. In the Probate Court. Before Judge Ajiing in the probate court on Saturday Gerry A. Kelley of Worcester was. named as administrator of the estate of Alonzo R. Aborn. The appraisers are Charles L, Stewart and William W. Ives. Met Death On Railroad MRS. ALBERT E. PLANT INSTANT LY KILLED AT BRAN FORD. EARLY SUNDAY MORNING Probably Struck by Paper Train Found Within Short Distance of Her Own Home Of Prominent Family. Branford, Conn., Sept. 4. Mrs. Al bert E. Plant, wife of one of the best known citizens of this town, was kill ed by a train on the railroad track early this morning, at a point near the bridge in that part of the town known as Plantsv.ille, so called after the family. It can only be surmised now Mrs. Plant came td be on the tracks at the time. It was probablv the eastbound paper train which struck her. The body was literally torn to pieces. Stableman Gave the Alarm. The first evidence of the accident was found when Thomas Rigney night man- at McGraii's stable, homeward bound, found portions of human limbs unaer the railroad bridge. The homo of Albert E. Plant is at the easierlv end of the bridge and that of Alfcer't B. Plant at the other end. Rignev ran back to the home of Albert E. Plant to arouse the family, but could not do so. but did awaken Archibald Murray, who went upon the tracks and found the fragments of a woman's body scat tered along the rails. Then he went to the home of Albert B. Plant, which is the homestead of Henry P.. Plant, founcer of a line of steamships which tore his name. Mr. Plant responded and looked over the fragments, but could not recognize them as belonging to any one he knew. Dr. Gaylord. the medical examiner, had been called, and while there he ordered W. S. Clancy, the undertaker, to take charge of the body. Mr. Cian cy had been out delivering newspapers and had been attracted to the scene. Identified by Raincoat. Mr. Plant went home and later while the family were at breakfast, his bro ther Ray came over from the Albert E. Plant house with word that his mother was missing. Mr. Plant, with Ray Plant, went in thir automobile to the rooms of Mr. Clancy,- and there identi fied the fragments as those from his mother's body. Parts of a raincoat belonging to Miss Mary Plant served as the clue. Was in Habit of Arising Early. Mrs. Plant had evidently gotten up early and gone out. intending to cros-v over to her son's house, or to the house of Mr. Linsley. She had been accus tomed to rise early and frequently had gone to the Linsley house to awaken a young ;nan who was employed on the Plant place. She also was accustomed to awaken her son Ray. so that he could get an early start with' produce for the Xew Haven market. For sev eral weeks Mrs. Plant had not bean in good health, and it is believed that when she got up this morning she v.is confused and cid not realize that it was Sunday and there was no neces sity for her crossing o-er to call har son Ray. This can only be surmised. She must have put on her daughter's raincoat owing to the dampness. She probably was on the tracks at the bridge when the fast' moving train struck her, which accounts for por tions of the body being hurled through the bridgework. After the identification the body was taken to Mr. Griswold's rooms. The funeral will occur on Tuescay after noon at 2.30. s ' Highly Esteemed in Branford. Mrs. Plant was born Bessie Wood ward Upson and she lived in East Ha ven until her marriage in 1871 to IVjr. Plant. She leaves beside her hudbanl two sons, Albert B. and Ray, and me daughter. Miss Mary E. Plant. Her four sisters are Mrs. Eliza Street. .Mrs. A. L. Fabrique. Mrs. H. H. Peck and Miss Mary J. Upson of East Haven. The tragedy sacfc'eried Branford. for the family is one of the most prom:- nent in this section. Mrs. Plant v.f.s greatly beloved by all who knew her. She was in her sixtieth year. FAMILY SHOOTING AFFRAY. Two Killed and Four Injured in New York. New Y'ork, Sept. 4. A family gath ering in the home of Sebastian Sara gossa, a Christie street grocer, ended tonight in a bloody shooting affray that cost ,the lives of the grocer's mother-in-law, Mrs. Anrio Lambadusa, 65 years old, and Heyman Hoffmann, president of a private police agency. In the chase after the murderers four others were wounded more or less se verely. Connecticut Valley Street Railway. Boston, Sept. 4. The railroad com mission has authorized the Connecticut Valley Street Railway company to is sue 200 shares of 6 per cent, cumula tive preferred, par $100, 'to retire an equal amount of bonds, dated June 1, 1909, the stock to be sold at auction at not less than $100 per share. It also has authorized the issue of $80,000 reg istered 20 year 5 per cent, bonds, to re tire an equal amount of bonds dated June 1, 1909. Dedicating Naugatuck Hose House. Naugatuck, Sept. 4. The gathering of firemen here on Tuesday is expected to be the largest in many years. The occasion will be the dedication of the new hose house, built at a cost of $20, 000, on Maple steret. Acceptances have been received from 25 fire companies of the state, and it is expected that 1.800 men will be in line for the parade. The preparations for entertaining the visitors are elaborate. New Hampshire State Primaries. Concord. N. H., Sept. 4. With but 24 hours' interval before the state pri maries Tuesday, both the republican and democratic leaders are putting forth their best efforts. Today there was a cessation of public demonstra tions, but the party leaders were none the less busy laying out their plans for the morrow. James R. Kenne Seriously Sick. Lexington. Ky, Sept. 4. James R. Keene. the New Y'ork millionaire, stock broker and turf man, was stricken with pneumonia this morning at a ho tel here and is now in a serious con dition at the Good Samaritan hospital. Mr. Keene arrived last night to visit his stock farm at Castleton, near here. Bandit Identified as Three. Colorado Springs, Col., Sept. 4. The body of the bandit killed near Divide early Friday morning, while attempt ing to hohJ up a Colorado ' Midland train, .was taken to Cripple Creek, where it has been Identified aa tisat of three different persona, Condensed Telegrams The Population of Philadelphia, Pa., is 1,549,008. an increase of 255,311, 'or 19.7 per cent., as compared with 1, 293,697 in 1900. By a Vote of 14 to 7 the school board of Norristewn borough, Pa., adversely considered a proposition for a $40,000 Carnegie library. - Former Judge" Alton B. Parker was initiated' as a Granger Saturday night when he became a member of Uulster, Park grange of Ulster Park. N. Y. Robbers Who Are Believed to have entered and' left town in an automo bile, blew a safe and robbed the El bridge, N. 1, postoffice Saturday of about $700 in money, stamps and checks. " . : -, , . Dr. E. S. McClelland, eighty-four years OWL president of the Saranac Lake board of health, and founder of Highland park, was struck by a train Saturday and so severely injured that his recovery is doubtful! The Idaho State Bank of Hailey, Ihado. has closed its doors and is now in the hands of the state bank exam iner. The affairs of the bank are said to be in a tangled condition. The lia bilities amount to about $500,000. The Windsor Locks Postoffice Safe that was, tackled by burglars, who were just "ready to blow it wpr Wed nesday morning, when they were frightened away, was opened and the contents were found to be all right. Two Trainmen Were Killed and sev eral passengers injured in a head-on collision of passenger trains on the Pennsylvania division of the" Erie rail road Saturday afternoon-. The trains came together on a-?ingle track near Lake Ariel, Pa. Construction Work on the Iroquois Memorial hospital at Chicago has been begun and the contract calls for the completion of the building by Decem ber 30, the anniversary of the Iro quois theater fire, in which nearly 600 persons lost their lives. Cleveland Railroad Company Has announced that it will discharge 200 men in the track department. Large deficits are given as reasons for the move. The three-cent fare is assured until December 1, but if the present surplus proves inadequate the rate will be increased to 4 cents. Edwin Walker, dean of the Chicago bar and one of its foremost corpora tion lawyers, died at his summer res idence at Wequetensing, Mich.. Friday night after a long illness. Mr. Walk er was counsel for the railway com panies and special counsel : for the United States in the conspiracy' case against Eugene Debs in the railroad strike of 181)4. WHITNEY PARTY BACK FROM HUNTING TRIP. Made No Search for Dr. Cook's Rec ords at Etah. ' Bristol, R. I., Sept. 4 Back from -a successful- hunting trip in. the frozen wilderness of Labrador and Greenland, the party headed by Harry Whitney of New Haven. Conn., Paul J. Rainey of New York and Dr. Johnson of Louis ville. Ky., arrived in this harbor today on the sealing steamer Boe.thic, com manded by Capt. Robert Bartlett of the Peary north pole expedition. Every body op board was in good health and said' they had had great luck in secur ing polar bear, walrus, musk ox and other Arctic game. Besides skins and walrus tusks, the sportsmen brought back many live specimens of northern animals and birds. No effort was made to find the records Dr. Frederick A. Cook is said to have left behind at Etah containing accounts of hie alleged dash to the north pole. The Boethie put in here to permit Mr. Rainey to transact some business and will probably go to Newport to morrow and then to New Y'ork. Mr. -IVhitney left tonight for his home in New Haven by train. NATHAN STRAUSS DEFIES ENEMIES. Bitter Against Those Who Attacked Him While Abroad. New York, Sept. 4. Nathan Strauss, the philanthropist, arrived here today by the White Star liner Celtic, full" of defiance. He said he had given up the distribution of pnsteurized milk in this city because of the personal attacks made on him during the absence abroad, and that he dared his enemies to continue them now that he had re turned. His charities had been discontinued, he said, because the attacks on him had prostrated his wife. He had not been well himself and ' the campaign against him had not bettered his con dition. , UNITED STATES SAILORS MADE FINE IMPRESSION Tars cf Asiatic Squadron Behave Well in Chinese Port. Berlin. Sept. 4. The Lokal Aneiger today prints a long letter from its cor respondent at Tsing Tao, in the Ger man territory of Kiao Chau, China, dealing with the recent visit there of the United States Asiatic squadron, and the admirable impression made by. Rear Admiral Hubbard, the comman der in chief, his officers and men and ships. Although many American sea. men were ashore at a time a letter says there was not a single instance of disorderly behavior. CAPT. BALDWIN'S AEROPLANE BLANKETED IN FOG. Navigator Dared Not Make a Move, Up or Down. New Y'ork, Sept. 4. Seated in an aeroplane, blankted in fog, able to see neither the sun nor the eartfc, Captain Thomas S. Baldwin, the veteran aero naut, circled the aviation field at Mine ola, L. I., this afternoon for five min utes before he dared either to depress or elevate his deflectors. Finally he hard the splutter of a motor, and, following his sense of hearing, made out another biplane and followed it to earth. Thompsonville Pastor Called to Phil adelphia. Thompsonville. Conn., Sept. 4. Rev. James H. MacArthur. for the past'five and a half years pastor of the United Presbyterian church here, today ten dered his resignation to accept a call to the Bethseda Presbyterian church at Philadelphia. The resignation is to take effect September 30. - Fourteen Die from Cholera. Bari, Italy. Sept. 4. Fourteen deaths from cholera and twenty new cases of the disease were reported from the in fecteci district in southeastern Italy during the past 24 hours. Pratt Institute Damaged by Fire. New York, Sept. 4. The Pratt insti ture, a well known Brooklyn industrial foundation, wae damaged $70,000 to night by fire. Makes Charge Of Corruption NEW YORK MERCANTILE LIFE IS DISEASED. CORPORATION INFLUENCE C. J. Driscoll Speaks at Labor Day Dinner Some So-Called Reputable Merchants Could Not Stand Inquiry. New York, Sept. 4. Clement J. Driscoll, who has conducted a vigorous crusade against short weights as New Y'ork's commissioner of weights and measures, addressed the' annual Labor day dinner at the Labor lyceum, Brook lyn, tonight. Mercantile Life Diseased. "If the mercantile life of the city of New Y'ork, which is to a great extent made up of employers, - makes the charge that you have been dishonest in your effort," he said., '"I say to you that I make the charge that the mercantile life of the city of New York is dis eased. Some of the so-called reputable merchants of the great city of New Y'ork who at a time when labor was struggling with employer for fair play would be the first to denounce labor, could not stand an inqujiry into their business methods. Corporation Bribe I Money. "Politicians have manipulated tha city's finances, it is true, but as com pared with the bribe money of corpora tions and' corporation influence the money which is stolen directly or ha been stolen directly from the city of New York is as a drop in the bucket, and this same corporation influence which has fought organized labor is the very influence that has diseased the municipal government of the city of New Y'ork." Pastors Spoke on Labor Topics. As this was "Labor Sunday," pastors throughout the city dwelt on some topic of labor in their sermons today. FAMOUS JESUIT PREACHES AT MONTREAL. Father Vaughan is Heard by Vast Congregation. Montreal, Que., Sept. 4. At all the churches in this city special prayers were offered today for the success "f the Eucharistic congress which will open on Tuesday night- at St. James' cathedral with the solemn reception of the cardiral legate, Vincent Vannutelli. Cardinal Gibbons is expected to ar rive tomorrow. All the churches were packed this morning, but particularly in St. James' cathedral, where the legate said a low mass: Notre Dame, where the famous French priest. Bishop Touehet, presid ed, and St. Patrick's where Cardinal Logue presided, and the preacher of the day was Father Vaughan, the famous London Jesuit orator. The announcement that he was to preach ' brought out a vaet congrega tion to St. Patrick's. His subject was "Sacrifice, the Soul of Religion," and his contention was that there could be no religion without a sacrifice. He said that the Protestantism of England, "which had invented a would-be re ligion without a sacrifice." was grad ually returning to the fold from which its founders withdrew. Tonight labor demonstrations were held at Notre Dame and St. Patrick's, where Cardinal Logue preached before 3.000 workmen. FIRE LOSS OF $6,000 AT TERRYVILLE RESIDENCE Early Sunday Morning Blaze Destroys House and Contents. " Terryville. Conn.. Sept. 4. The dreaded cry of fire aroused the family of H. Chalmers Stuart early this morning, and there was little time to save the effects in the house. It was a,' two-family structure with the lower portion of cement and the upper part of frame. Upstairs was occupied by the family of Frederick A. Delap, as sistant engineer of the Eagle Lock Co., but no one was at home as the family was visiting in Stamford. Mr. Stuart got out his family and saved all but the furniture in his parlor and bed room. In the attic was stored the fur niture of Daniel Wood, brother of Wil liam H. Wood, the. owner of the house. This furniture and that of Mr. Delap was entirely burned. The house was near to other frame buildings rtnd for a time the firemen had to work dili gently to save other property. The cause of the fire could not be deter mined. The loss on the house was $4,000 and on the contents about $2,odO. There was $2,000 insurance on the house and Mr. Delap' had partial in surance. Mr.. Stuart is the principal of the Prospect street school. AIRSHIP DRIFTED SEAWARD WHEN ENGINE STOPPED. Cromwell Dixon in Peril at Harvard Aviation Field. Atlantic. Mass., Sept. 4. Cromwell Dixon, the dirigible aeronaut, had a narrow escape from being driven out to sea in his airship today when his engine failed to work as he was 500 feet in the air over the Harvard avia tion field. Dixon went up at noon, when a strong west w.ind was blowing, to test his engine. It failed him when he was too high up to use his anchor, but by crawling to the extreme forward part of the airship he was able to so manip ulate the craft that eventually the an chor rope dropped within "reach of those below and he was pulled safely down. OF 75 CITIES. REPORTED NONE SHOW A LOSS. Census Indicates Even Development Waterbury's Gain Over 50 Per Cent. .Washington.. Sept. 4. One of the moet noteworthy developments in con nection with the recent census is that of the population of about seventy-five cities po far reported on, none show an actual loss of population. Inas much as the average city growth for the pest decade was considerably less than 1 per cent, in advance of the 1S90-1900 period, this fact is taken as indicating a somewhat more even de vt lcpment than was noted in the previ ous decade. Among the cities showing a gain of above 50 per cent, is Water tnry. Conn. , ' Hungarian Hit by Train. Bridgeport, Conn., Sept. 4. John Cialo. a Hungarian farmer and em ployed in Fairfield, ' was struck by a train on the New Y'ork, New Haven and Hartford railroad here this morn ing and is now in a local hospital with a fractured skull and other Injuries. He may recover.