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doming September 4, 1884. VOL. LII. mmm Journal Courier SEW HAVEN, COSN. Thnndar September 4, 1SS4. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS TO-DAY. Board and Boom 119 Greene Street. Fall Hate 816 Chapel Street. For Rent Booms 467 State Street Framed Pictures At Northrop s. Hats-Kilbourn & Co. Kilbourn HaW-816 Chapel Street. New Music Oliver Ditson & Co. Notice Edward P. Avery. Reopening Miss Hull's School. Removal George A. Isbell. Twentv-Four Hour Dial Monson Son. Wanted Nurse 174 Orange Street. Wanted Nurae At the Tontine. Wanted Situation 288 Orange Street. Wanted Situation 1 South Street. Wanted Situation 52 York Street. Wanted Situation 72 St. John Street. Wanted Situation Andrew Anderson. Wanted Situation "C. R. C." Wanted Situation 146 Martin Street. Wanted Situation 74 Broad Street. Wanted Situation 250 Hamilton Street. Wanted Situation 15 Gilbert Street. Youman's Hats Kilbourn & Co. VEATHER RECORD. War Departmkkt, 1 Office or the Chief Signal Service, TV . q mvnTiv T) C, S(nt. 4. 18&4 1 A. If. I For New England, generally fair weather, sta tionary temperature, west winds,- becoming vari able. For the Middle States, 'generally fair weather, slight changes in temperature and southerly winds. LOCAL NEWS. Brief mention. Special bargains in laces at the Baffle store to-day. Call early. High Rock Grove will be visited by the employes in the Naugatuck repair shops to day. The D. K. B. M. J. club have a picnic at Basserman's Park during this afternoon and evening. The New Haven Blues have 32 ont of 53 men in camp, one private being absent with permission. The New Haven Boat club have their moon light excursion on the steamer Philadelphia this evening. It is reported that Sam Pine, the notorious negro who escaped from Bridgeport jail last fall, has been captured. A board fence twelve feet in height is to be erected this month around the new grounds of the Bridgeport base ball club. One year ago yesterday morning the dead body of Rose Clark Ambler was found in a field near a stone fence in Stratford. Mr. Homer Chalker, a guest at the Weed House, Greenwich, fell down a flight of Btairs while in a fit yesterday. He was con siderably hurt! Hiram lodge No. 1 resumes work this evening after the summer recess or vacation. Several candidates are in waiting and some will be on hand this evening. The fall meeting of the Derby Driving as sociation opens at Hamilton Park to-day. There .will be some good races. The attend anctfwill probably be light owing to lack of ' proper public notice. Extensive improvements are to be made in the steamer Harlem, now running between Norwalk and New York. During the winter a propellor with berths will be put on the line. The Seymour brass band have accepted an invitation from Mr. Tingue to participate in celebrating the event of launching the schoorer John H. Tingue at Fair Haven on Saturday. The veteran firemen who do not go on the excursion to Fisher's Island to-day are noti fied by advertisement in another column to meet at Belle dock at 8 p. m. to join in the escort of the Philadelphia veterans on the return of the Elm City. A spring on the smoker of the lU:'i ex press from New York yesterday morning broke near the West Haven station. The snapping of the heavy iron support sounded like a cannon report. The car kept the track and was switched off at the depot. Will Prove Fatal. William Vannaken was the man found on the railroad track a little below Greenwich on Monday unconscious from severe wounds in the head. It is supposed that he received them in jumping from a freight train in front of an express train on Sunday night. They will no doubt prove fatal. Company Reunion. The annual gathering of Company F, First Heavy artillery, C. V., will take place at Centerville to-day. The veterans will take stages from Langdale & Son's clothing store on Orange street this morning at 10 o'clock. The veterans will be entertained by the citi zens of Hamden. It will be a most pleasant and enjoyable gathering. A Fatal Result. Calvin Williams, the Greeneville carpenter who took a mouthful of vitriol by mistake for water at the bleachery last Friday, died Monday night after three days of excruciat ing agony. He was forty-eight years of age. He served in Company F of the Twenty-sixth regiment C. V. during the rebellion. He was a faithful soldier and good citizen. He leaves a wife and four children. A Strange Case. The ten years old son of Joseph William son, residing near the silk milk in Preston, awoko at midnight on the 22d of August and complained that his right hand pained him. An examination of the hand revealed a dark spot on the back of it which appeared to have been made by the sting of some insect. It continued to become more and more in flamed and to swell until morning and when Dr. Cassidy was called the little fellow was in a high fever. In spite of the best of medical attendance the whole hand has become in volved and the poison is now working np the arm toward the elbow. The little fellow is critically ill. The cause of the trouble can not be discovered, althongh his room has been carefully searched for stinging insects. Norwich Bulletin. German Society. One of the men- most interested in the Platts-Deutche society, undeT whose auspices was held the parade and picnic last Monday, says that the society, which is not yet fully organized, is intended to embrace all the other German societies of the city and, also, all persons belonging to the different branch es of the great German family. "It is my idea," he continued, "to have every man, woman and child of German nationality con tribute or be represented by contributions to our treasury of 25 cents yearly. This would be a burden on no one, but would furnish funds to relieve all Germans who are really in need. In the way I propose we could be practically independent of the town. The plan takes wall and will probably be carried into execution." At Monday's picnic $239.15 was taken at the gate, admission being 15 cents a person. Arrest of a Fraud. About three weeks ago Harvey L. Brown, a nnlored man. 28 years of age, bought 1.100 pounds of old iron from the New Haven Wheel company about tnree weejes ago, with Tin iRTtri-.andiniz that he should return and pay for it as soon as he could cart the iron to the junk shop down town where ne regularly iHmosed of his purchases. He sold the iron, but did not return to the Wheel company's office to settle. The next tning neara rrom fci-r. that he had left town after borrow ing various sums of money from different parties. Upon, information turnisnea oy Detective Brewer.the Hartford police arrested Brown Tuesday night in a policy wheel shop. He is a stoutly-built, muscular man, and quite handy with his fists, and knocked down several men before the officers succeed ed in overpowering him. He was braught to this city yesterday afternoon by Detective Brewer and will answer in the City court to day to a charge of fraud. A year or so ago he swindled the Fair Haven and West ville horse railroad company in a similar transaction, was arrested and put under bonds which were forfeited, Brown not ap pearing for trial. He also swindled several eWeoeftlefliia similar maimer. , AT CAMP COUCH. Reception toy Governor Waller An Unruly R. A. Soldier Fraternity and Sociality Good Work by Home Talent How the Sham Battle Came Off A Desperate Conflict Resting on Their Laurels Several Slightly Wounded. Niantic, Sept. 3. Tuesday night in camp is generally quiet and last night was no exception. The weather during the day and night was charming and the men enjoyed it for all it was worth be tween supper and tattoo. Just before the firing of the evening a private in the regular army stationed at Fort Trumbull became dis orderly upon the Second regiment grounds and as soon as Captain Doherty, command ing Company A, Second, who was officer of the day Tuesday, discovered the man upon his grounds he promptly placed him under arrest. The soldier being intoxicated resisted the guard who arrested him, but with addi tional guards coming to the support of the officer of the day, Captain Doherty placed his prisoner in guard quarters in short order. This morning he was turned over to the IT. S. officer commanding at Fort Trumbull where he will be dealt with according to the rules of the U. S. army. After supper Governor Waller gave a reception at his quarters to General Smith and staff and field and line officers of the entire command in camp. The officers of the different battalions assembled at brigade headquarters in full dress and marched to the Governor's tent, where tky were re ceived by His Excellency, and each officer was presented to the commander-in-chief of the Connecticut National Guard. After the officers were dismissed by the Governor, Colonel Graham and the field and line offi cers of the Second called in a body on each colonel in camp, an act of courtesy appreciat ed by the different colonels as a token of good friendship upon the part of the gallant Second. The Second regiment, with their ten companies are receiving the praise and admiration of everybody here. Their fine appearance upon brigade and regimental dress parade would be hard to beat. Colonel Graham is receiving high compliments on all sides up on the efficiency and promptness of his men upon all occasions. His men are all well and doing their duty cheerfully, and the col. onel is justly proud of his command. The guard mounting of the Second this morning was most excellently performed and would be found hard to surpass by any other com mand on the grounds. Guard duty as per formed by our boys is noticeable when com pared with other sentinels upon the line. They are well instructed and carry them selves upon their beats with a dignity pleas ing to their many admiring friends. On brigade dress parade to-day they were 'loud ly applauded by the many spectators on the grounds for their beautiful parade rest. The Second at parade rest "take the bun." Owing to the fatigue of the battle to-day. and in consideration of the very prompt manner in which the men have tried to please their commander, Colonel Graham has ex cused the men from regimental drill to-day, and that pretty ceremony was omitted this evening, much to the disappointment of their many friends upon the grounds. The feature of to-day, as I wrote yester day, was the sham battle. Shortly after breakfast this morning Captain Loo mis of the Light Guards in command of two com panies selected from the Second and Fourth regiments, under the direction of Captain Stratton, aide-de-camp to General Smith, marched out of camp to post sentinels on the outposts three miles .from camp northeasterly of the grounds. Having reached their posi tion the fact was signalled into camp by the signal office detailed with the commander of the outposts and the First and Third moved out into the country beyond the out posts, the outpost officers and sentinels not knowing the fact that they had left camp. These two regiments were taken across the country to a position hidden from the out posts, who were on guard at a bridge span ning a small stream. The idea of the fight was that the First and Third were to attack the main camp and take it, if they could. The officer of the outposts had stationed at proper intervals a semi-circle of sentinels, who were instructed to fire upon any ap proaching troop from the enemy's country. At 10:33 the fact that a body of troops were approaching upon the camp was reported by an orderly to General Smith, and he promptly had the Second and Fourth, together with a section of ar tillery, Gatling gun, one ice wagon, one baggage wagon and one ambmlance on the march to intercept the enemy. Upon ar riving at a small bridge about a mile and a naif rrom camp we round tne enemy skir mishing in the woods about half a mile in front. Uaptam Wood was ordered to ad vance and deploy his company as skirmish ers right and left of the road, and they were soon sighted by the skirmishers of the attack ing party, and firing on both sides com menced as the enemy began to appear in force upon the road leading to the bridge. Advance was sounded by the brigade chief bugler and the main body of the Second, who were halted behind a bend in the road, were brought up and deployed as skirmishers right and left. They advanced through corn nelds. farm yards and woods to a point on the line of the river. Here they laid down behind stone wmls and took advantage of every means of shelter offered and fired steadily upon the enemy. In a short time the enemy concentrated their forces and with a wild cheer made a bold dash at a charge bayonets to carry the bridge. As soon as their movement was perceived the Catling gun was run onto the bridge and a deadly volley nred with such ettect that the enemy retreated and retired from that section of the country. The defending party having destroyed the bridge they could not cross there. Two companies of the Second were left with the Gatling gun to hold the road and the main body retired behind a high bluff to await the appearance of the enemy in some other quarter. Scouts were sent ont to locate their position, but they were unable to find them. How ever.in about thirty minutes firing was heard upon the left near the railroad. The Fourth were deployed in double line of skirmishers at this point and most gallantly held their position until the Second could be broncrht up as reinforcements. At this the battle raged terrifically. The enemy made a most desperate effort to break their way into camp, but it was no use, the line would not yield, althongh at times the two opposing forces had it almost hand to hand. As the men on both sides were nearly out of ammunition, the general caused the drummers to beat the recall and ' the battle was over by 2 o'clock. Upon our arrival in. camp we found Lieut. Col. Bentley of the Third had engineered five of his men into camp with the camp guard : consisting of the Fifth bat talion observing them, and before the officers in command of the camp in the absence of the general could prevent, these men had lowered the colors and claimed to have taken camp, an act which has been severely criti- ciseu oy omcers at neadquarters as a little too previous. General Smith has had no official report of the action as yet, but ex presses his entire satisfaction with the work of the troops. During the fight the following men were injured and conveyed to the ambulance wagons and brought to camp: Corporal John A. Uorham, Company A., Fourth regiment, first finger of right hand ininred h n .n shell. . -, -- Private Payne, Companv A. Fnnrv. ment, injured his hand in climbing over a stone wall. Corporal Le Munday, Companv G. Thiwi shot in face, making a bad powder burn. He fainted and was conveyed to camp on a stretcher. Major Lindsley, surgeon of the Second, re ports the boys in fine shape. uenerai anady, or the Governor's staff, and Colonel Carlton, of the general's staff, made a tour of the mess house yesterday and sampled the food furnishtd by the different caterers. Owing to a felon on Private George A. Mallory's right hand he was excused from duty to-day. The surgeon lanced it last night and he is very comfortable to-day Corporal H. H. Nettleton, Co. E, who is to be married to-day, applied to Captain Loomis last night for a pass for a leave of absence. When informed of his contemplated wedding the genial cap tain cheerfully complied with the modest re quest of his corporal. Captain Loomis be lieves in favoring new recruits.' The Grays on regimental dress parade yes terday were commanded by Lieutenant Draine and last night he was highly complimented upon the excellent manner in which he handled the company. Company K, fourth regiment.having seren aded the Grays last evening, the company returned the compliment by a march to Com pany K'b quarters under command .of Lieu tenant Lee. and serenaded their quarters. Sergeant KorWB, orderly on the general's staff, conducted himself 4i good, form during the engagement to-day. j The cherubs in First Sergeant Bates' tent and Private Gordon in the moonshiners' have the latch string always out. Second fCegiment band at headauarters to night. - Entertainments. - PAT BOOWET. There will probably be a large audience present at Peck's Grand. Opera House to morrow evening, when the attraction will be Pat Kooney and his mammoth variety com pany. The organization, always a favorite here, is larger and stronger than - ever this season, and tnose wuo attend nave an even ing of pleasure in store for them. . CABBIE SWATH. Next Friday and Saturday evenings the protean actress, Carrie Swain, will appear, before large audiences in "Cad, the Tom boy." The lady is well known here and her performances always give pleasure. The play is one in which she made much of her success on the stage, and Miss Swain has hot been seen in it here for some time. Seats on sale at the opera house and Downes' news store, near Cutler's. STORM BEATEN. "Storm Beaten," the latest melodramatic success, will appear at Carll's Opera House Thursday, Friday and Saturday of next week under the management of Shook & Collier. The company includes Alexander Salvini and other well known artists thirty-three in num ber. Special scenery with all the latest me chanical ettects including the aurora boreal is will be brought. A special feature is the presence of two of the survivors of the Greely expedition, who appear in an iceberg scene. The play is saia to De even more popular than the "Lights o' London." WELL FED DORA. Next" week the programme at the New Ha ven Opera House will be changed from opera to burlesque, when Mr. George K. Fortescue (more recently the leading feature of the Bice company) will introduce his company of la dies and gentlemen in Bosenfeld's travesty of "Well Fed Dora." The foundation of the work has been taken from Miss Davenport's acting and her play of "Fedora," inchich Mr. Fortescue is said to be excruciatingly funny. His dresses are modelled after Miss Davenport '8, and are made, like the originals, of the most costly material and manufac tured in the most exquisite style. lhe trav esty abounds in topical sOngs, dances and choruses. THE COURT RECORD. City Court Criminal Side Judge Studley. ,, September 3. Julius Wordtke, breach of the peace against John rl. K.rart, S15 hne. $5.39 costs; Thomas J. Sweeney and Thomas H. Donahue, mutual breach or the peace, to September 4: Thomas Higgins, theft, nolled: John Carey, non-support of wife, bond fur nished for support; George schulem, embez zlement, 3 months in jail, $8.14 costs; Wil liam Dunlap, breach of the peace against Abraham Livings! one, discharged; Alfred Swords, drunk and theft, to September 4; George Card, theft, to September 4; An thony JHornssey, So. IB costs, bu cays in lail; John Collin, breach of the peace against Charles Custer, $25 fine, $7.76 costs; Charles Custer, breach of the peace, judgment sus pended; Polk Jtennedv, breach of the peace, nolled; Edward Gallagher, theft from James Gallagher, $7 fine, $6.18 costs, 30 days in jail; same, drunk, 20 fine, $6.18 costs. Court Notes. George M. Piatt received 140 pension money Tuesday, August 26, and immediate ly started on a spree, which wound up in th City court yesterday morning. He had spent all but $35 of his money, but his wife said that a great part of it had been used up in paying bills. He was sent to jail for sev en days. George Schulem, who was accused of stealing an old horse from John Kirtzeraker last October, was allowed to plead guilty in the City court yesterday morning through the medium of Attorney Siegwart Spier, who acted as interpreter. He was sent to jail for three months. Edward Gallagher pleaded guilty in the City court yesterday for stealing four dol lars in silver from his brother's trunk which was in his house on Castle street, and also for being drunk Tuesday. Gallagher got out of jail last Saturday. He had been there twelve times the last year, this being the third occasion or then. The brother, James Gallagher, works hard for his money and is discouraged at having it stolen whenever Edward gets on a spree. The penalties this time were made thirty days in jail and fine for theft and $20 fine for drunkenness Alfred Swords was accused in the City court yesterday morning by Mrs. Lois Blaisdell, of Ulive street, ot stealing her valuable gold- rimmed eyeglasses. Tne theft occurred April 10. Swords was arrested for drunk enness the other day, and it was discovered that he was the man wanted for the specta cles theft. He told his honor that he could show that he was not in the city on the day alleged in the complaint. Judge Studley continued the case until to-day. West Haven. The New Britain lodge of Temple of Honor and the East Berlin M. E. church and Sab bath school will picnic at the shore on Satur day the 13th of this month. Landlord Howes of the Railroad restaurant will get up a din ner for the whole party. The attraction at Howes' rink to-morrow night will be an exhibition an the rollers by Master Porter Clark, who returned from a successful tour last week. The W. Y. P. S. C. E. will give a musical and ice cream entertainment in the chapel of the, M. E. church to-night. It was predicted in the early part of the season by some of the papers and citizens that it would be a very dull season at the shore. The predictions were not correct. Every cottage has been occupied with one or two exceptions. The hotels have done as well as most of the shore resorts. The private board ing houses have been overcrowded and have had to turn away a great many applicants. Mrs. Holmes' Ocean cottage on Beach street has been full ever since early . in June and there is a large number there at- present. Among them we notice Mr. C. Osborn, West field, Mass. ; Miss Mary J. McMahon, of Pres cott, Ontario; Miss S. McKenna and Miss M. Wood, of Hartford, Conn. The "house of Mrs. S. L. Atwood on Home street has been largely patronized. It has been a gay season with the cottagers and a great many will stay at tne snore ail this month. An Italian rag picker who was making a disturbance in his house yesterday was ar rested by Constable Clinton and lodged in the lockup. Tne Ousatonic Dam Flsnway. For some time there has been much grum bling because no fish way was built at the On sa tonic dam as required by the provisions of the charter granted for its construction. The fish commissioners have been unable to decide on any fishway that would be accept ed by shad as a suitable road to travel, and ; it is said that the company accepted the al ternative offered in the charter and bought the up-stream shad fisheries that were af fected by the building of the dam. Mr. P. C. Wells of Eoxbury, however, is far from satisfied and writes as follow to the New Mifford Gazette: "I send some letters which will explain themselves. The charter for the Ousatonic dam was given in 1868. The State gave the use of the Ousatonic river to the corporators for all time, for which the corporators were to build, keep and maintain a suitable fish- way over said dam for fish to pass and re pass, to be under the care of the fish com missioners of the State. The fish commis sioners are also directed by law to order fishways to be built, naming the time in which they must be com pleted under penalties. Upon investigation made it was found that there was law suffi cient, the whole matter being in the hands of the commissioners. They gave various rea sons for not complying with the law, which directs them to order the corporation to build the fishways. Among these reasons are: That they cannot agree, that they do not know what kind to order, and that they are not sure that one weuld would work, etc. Now our object is to show" the people that there is at leastjone responsible company who will build a fishway and guarantee its work ing, so that the commissioners can have no excuse to further evade the law on the sub ject, lhe people have rights, natural rights, in our noble river that never can be taken away and that never have been or ever can be given up. We hope that this matter will be pressed till we tecure our rights. The State has fulfilled its part of the bargain, now we must demand that the cor poration fulfill its "part. It must pay the pnee agreed upon or give up its charter." It is stated on the other hand that the charter required a fishway only for shad, and that the fish commission piescribim? no form of fishway, the company has done its full duty. It is well understood that other fish would pass np any one of several kinds of ways, and it is the loss of these other fish that mikw part of the grumbling. BLAINE AND LOGAN. Republican Grand Rallies In This City ; and Elsewhere. United States Senator O. H. Piatt will speak at Ansonia, Tuesday, September 9th; at Meriden, September 10th, at which time these will be a flag raising and grand Repub lican rally, and at New ' Haven in company with Corporal James Tanner, of Brooklyn, September 11. Hon. Emory A. Storrs, of Chicago, will speak in Norwich, September 12th, and Unifc ed States Marshal Pitkin, of Louisana, will address a meeting at Ansonia, September 9th. NEW HAVEN CENTRAL. CLUB. The Blaine and Logan Central Campaitm club of New Haven will hold a meeting at Republican headquarters to-morrow (Friday) evening, a very interesting meeting is ex pected. IN WESTPORT TO-NIGHT. This evening the Blaine and Logan club of Westport will unfurl a handsome banner. Two fine forest poles, one on each side of the street in front of headquarters, have been erected for the purpose. Much interest is taken there in the details of campaign work. WEST STRATFORD. West Stratford Republicans had an enthu siastic meeting Tuesday evening. After general conversation on campaign matters, and a few short speeches, a committee of six was appointed to prepare a plan of organiza tion for a Blaine and Logan club and report at a future meeting. A committee was also appointed to solicit funds to purchase a ban ner tor the JNewnela district. BLAINE AND LOGAN RALLY IN FAIR HAVEN TO-NIGHT. There will be a grand rally at Central Hall this evening for Blaine and Logan. It will be under the auspices of the vuinnipiac club, which represents the Republicans of the Eleventh, Twelfth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth wards. Addresses will be made by promi nent speakers and there will be fine singing by the double quartettee campaign club. Let there be a big turnout. EIGHTH WARD BLAINE AND LOGAN CLUB. A meeting of the Eighth ward Blaine and Logan club was held in Merwin's hall last evening. Fred. A. Farnsworth was chair man and Charles Speigel secretary. A com mittee to frame rules for the government of the club was appointed as follows: John Li. Treat, Uharles XI. Graves and Edward A. Dawson. Forty new members signed the roll and an adjournment was taken until next Wednesday evening, when the club will be organized and elect ofiicers. PAPER FROM GRAVE CLOTHES, The Bugs Landed at this Port From the Mediterranean. Secretary Folger's order forbidding the im portation of fags in any part of this country for the next ninety days is provoking opposi tion from paper firms. The Seymour Paper company, which lands large quantities of rags at this port, was one of the firms repre sented at a meeting in New York at which a committee was appointed to ask for a modifi cation of .the order. It is said in justification of Secretary Fol ger's order that at least 75 per cent, of the rags coming in from Mediterranean ports are the grave clothes of those who have died. In Genoa and other Italian cities the mode of burial is to place the bodies in crypts and in each cemetery there are three hundred and seventy-six crypts. All who are buried on the first of January, for instance, are put into the crypt for that day with quicklime and other disorganizing substances and the crypt is then sealed up for a whole year. The bodies thus deposited are put into the crypts naked and it is notorious in those countries that the fee of the priest for burial is the grave clothes of the corpse. These clothes being generally of linen they are the best rags that come to this country. They are sold to dealers as our housewives sell their rags to junkmen and are then packed in closely pressed bales and taken for a mere nominal freight, as ships loading marble need the bales ot rags tor dunnage. If, therefore infectious diseases can be brought into this country in any manner, there is no more ready way than to permit the unrestricted importation ot rags. The Desirability of Confession. Father McGuire, one of the Jesuit preach ers holding the mission at St. Francis'church, spoke on "Confession" Tuesday night. He said that confession was ordained by God, and from superficial facts that it was benefi cial to mankind and conducive to the spirit ual as well as the temporal welfare of the race. In the course of his address he alluded to the gropings of some Protestants partic ulary ritualistic Episcopalians after wjiat they began to consider a necessity for salva tion confession to a priest. He said that he was astonished one day to be approached by a ritualistie minister of Philadelphia and asked to hear his confession, is Father Me Guire wanted to know how it happened that he did not go to a clergyman ot his own re ligion to confession. The answer was: "Oh, I would not go to confession to one of these men; 1 believe that contession should be of the deepest secrecy. Now, if I went to contession to one ot our clergy men, I might as well tell my faults to the whole community. You see they are all married men. They would tell their wives all thev knew and their wives would tell a fam ily friend, and soon the gossips would have It." Relative to the desirability of confession. he said that i our pubuc men were Uatholics. and practical Catholics, there would be no robbery ot the national or btate treasuries. For, in case a weak officeholder did pocket any money, his confessor, on being told of the theft, would compel him to return every cent of the stolen property before absolution could be given. In conclusion the speaker urged all to go to confession, reminded them ot the uncertainty of lite and the value ot being pre pared when called. Personal. Miss Fannie Howe, the accomplished teach er of vocal and instrumental music, has en tered upon her duties for the season. John S. Farren and wife, of Fair Haven, have returned from Saratoga. Hon. William H. Law has gone to the White Sulphur Springs, Va., for a week or so. Mr. William F. Stahl, of the firm of Stahl & Hegel, the undertakers, and ex-Selectman Henry W. Crawford, of Fair Haven, are in Boston attending the annual convention ef the New England Undertakers' association. Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Glenney leave to-day for the White Mountains to be absent about ten days. Burwell Carter, of Plainville, returned- home on Monday from Sachem's Head to ar range for the eighth annual sheep roast and clambake of the Crocodile club, he being president. Mr. Carter has bought him a shore lot and it is reported will put him up a cottage this season at the Head. Mr. Hemingway, of Hemingway & Bradley, State street, took a tour of the Thimble Is lands and Stony Creek yesterday for the first time in ten years, and received an ova tion all along shore. Charles H. Keeshin, advance agent for Shook & Collier, is in town arranging for the production of "Storm Beaten" at Carll's next week. James W. Shubert has returned from Ocean Grove and Asbury Park, where he has done police duty. He brings home a hand some testimonial presented him by the peo ple of Asbury Park. Mrs. Sina Turner, wife of Rev. Alonzo G. Shears, whose death occurred yesterday, was greatly beloved by the pupils of the Subur ban Home school many years ago. Mr. E. A. Beecher, of the Connecticut Savings bank, and wife are away on a vaca tion at Wellsburg, N. Y., and thence go to .Mauch Chunk, Penn. They return in about a week. Prof. R. K. Wehner and family have re turned from their summer trip and are now located at their home at 1,210 Chapel street. R. L. Manwaring and family, manager of the Fowler Manufacturing company, 467 State street, have just arrived home from Nian tic, their native place. The Sea View. The Sea View House at Savin Rock has been under excellent management during the past season, which has added greatly to the popularity of the house. The Messrs. South wick have proven capable and popular men. They have been constant in their efforts to please every patron of their house, and have succeeded well. They have made hosts of friends who will patronize the house again next season. . '' A lave Club ofYounfcMen. The Young Men's Republican club was formed last night with a membership of over 100. The meeting was held at the Republi can headquarters corner of Church and Crown streets. An organization was effected with the following officers: President, B. F. Guy- er; vice president, Charles" H." R. Nott; secretary, Willis L. Augur; executive com mittee, Henry Hopkins, J. Nelson, W. W. Cramp ton, Joseph Stanton, G. Ingham. "Sev eral songs were sung by a glee club and ad dresses were made by General S. E. Merwin and Hon. N. D. Sperry. H. Hopkins made a speech explaining the objects of the club. The committee - on organization desire to thank the ladies for their gifts of flowers for decorating the hall. mantle Extra Trains on Friday. In order to relieve regular trains as much as possible on Governor's day, Friday, Sep tember 5, the Shore Line will run a special train leaving New Haven at 9:30 a. m., ar riving at camp, (Niantic) at 10:45 a. m. ' Returning train will leave Niantic at 6:25 p. in. , arriving in New Haven in time to con nect with train on Hartford division at 8:12 p. m. This will enable people of Meriden and Wallingford to leave home at a laie hour in the morning and reach home early in the evening, giving them nearly eight hours at the camp. BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS. The Sherman Avenue Curbing Bids for Sewers and Street Improvements Opened Approval of Bills for August, A regular meeting of the Board of Public Works was held last evening; present, Mayor Lewis (presiding), Messrs. Feldman, Pond, Stackpole, Holoomb and 'Gilbert. Attorney Hamilton appeared in regard to the order for curb and grade of walk on Sherman avenue. He said that George H. Scranton, who was present, owned six or seven hundred feet of land running .south of his premises, and the expense to comply with the order would be considerable. He asked that the time be extended for sixty days. It was so voted, Bids were opened for the grading of Malt- bie and Chatham streets as follows: M. Gal lagher and James Boyle, 45 cents per cubic yard; 4. (Jonnor, b7 cents; Vv. J. Montcom ery, 40 cents; P. Boland, 58 cents; C. W. filaseslee or toon, 0i cents. . . The contract was awarded to AV. J. Mont gomery. Bids for sewers were opened and awarded as follows: For sewer in Orange street, from Canner to Avon Btreet: L. O'Brien L. W. Burt A. Carroll P.Maher M. Fitzpatrick The contract n as Maher. S3.976.50 3,994.90 4.0M.00 3,988.00 4,865.00 awarded to Patrick For sewer in Washington street from How ard avenue to Cedar street: P. Maher $1,558.00 L. O'Brien 1,670.00 A. Carroll 1,608.00 Li. W. Burt 1,674.90 M. Fitzpatrick 1,587.00 The contract was Maher. awarded to Patrick For sewer in Martin street from Howe to Dwight street: L. O'Brien TTTTTISm A. Carroll 994.00 1. W. Burt 1,001.05 P.Maher 1,016.00 M. Fitzpatrick 1,080.50 The contract was awarded to Anthony (jarroii. 1 or sewer m Park street from George to uaK street: P.Maher $1,035.50 L. O'Brien .. 952.00 A. Carroll 1)98.00 L. W. Burt 1.189.90 M. Fitzpatrick : 1,089.00 The contract was awarded to Lawrence O'Brien. For sewer in Bradley and Madison streets from William to Temple streets: P. Maher $1,981.00 L. O'Brien 2,030.00 A. Carroll 2,000.00 L. W. Burt 2,083.20 M. Fitzpatrick '. 1,947.00 The contract was awarded to Michael Fitz patrick. For sewer in Prout street from Meadow Btreet easterly: Patrick Maher $1,082.00 L. O'Brien 1,060.50 A. Carroll 1,319.00 1 W. Burt 1,090.80 The contract was awarded to Lawrence O'Urien. Bills for the month of August were approv ed as follows: General account, 510,155.59; .sewers, s,oao.v. A. W. Phelps applied for the position of sidewaiK inspector, which was ordered on nle. moonlight Excursion. The moonlight excursion given by Har mony lodge, I. O. O. F. , last evening on the steamer Elm City was a very successful af fair. There were about five hundred ladies and gentlemen on board, and the time was passed very pleasantly in dancing to the music of Landrigan's band. "The party ar rived on their return about 1 o'clock this morning. The singing by Mr. Gray and Miss Lottie Hinman was very much enjoyed. Iilst of Advertised Letters. - List of letters remaining unclaimed in the New- Haven postofflce Sept. 3, 1884: LADIES' LIST. B Carrie I. Butler. C Mrs. Buth Clark. E Jane M. Elkins. H Mrs, M. H. Hawkins (2). O Viola Outwith. R Hettie Robinson, Libbie Rider. S Lydia L. Soule, Gussie Stalb. Y Mrs. Jennie York. GENTLEMEN'S LIST. B Thomas Bradbury, W. B. Buckingham. C Alfred Crawford, Alfred Crogee. H Edwin Hubbard. J Arthur D. Johnson. . TI Fried A. Macpinger, Walter Miinro. O Mr. Ordinary. R Clarence Rood. S-E. P. Smith. Kilbourn Hat For fall, now ready at 816 Chapel street. s4 2t eod. Great $2 Hats Now ready at Kilbourn's. s4 2t eod. Youman's Style, And all the other fall styles now ready at Kilbourn's. s4 2t eod. POLITICAL. Blaine and Logan Voters. Every male citizen of the aire of twentv-one vears who has resided in this State for one year and in this town for six months previous to November 4th, 1884. is entitled to be made an elector and vote at the next presidential election if properly regis- Every Blaine and Logan voter should now regis ir. Atrolication for registration can now lw mAdn t any tune, day or evening, at Republican headquar ters, corner of Church and Crown -streets. Chairman Republican Town Committee. se4 lm Central Campaign Club. A meeting of the Blaine and Logan Central Cam paign club will be held at Republican headquarters, corner Church and Crown streets, on Friday e?eQ- . Ji. .HERWIN, jr., President. Irish-American Club. There will be a meetincr of the Irish- American In dependent Blaine and Logan club in Hugo's build ing on Grand street Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. All Irishmen and Irish-Americans are invited. Per order committee. CHAPEL STREET CASH GROCERY. The Youngest and Cheapest House in n ew ttaven. We offer no cheap trash. Everything first-class. FLOUR! FLOUR! As manv barrels of Pillsburv's and Washburn ''n New Process Flour as you want to buy at J6.75 per barrel delivered. Our motto is not to take a back seat. BUTTER ! BUTTER t ' Goshen Creamery Butter at 25c per pound. Litchfield Butter fresh everv week: nice and sweet, 85c per pound. These two brands ot Butter for sweetness and puri ty are not equaled. ijemons izc per dozen. Cheese, full cream. 14c per lb. Good Cheese An per lb. watermelons, large and nice, -ixc apiece. Rice the same as others sell for 8c we sell for 6c. We have arransred with parties to have mir PEACHES come direct and can probably seU cheaper than others. 11J4 ins Lard ror 1. This is the DestLard. Evervthin&r bought at this store cnaranteed to give perfect satisfaction. oiw fjnapei street Opposite Elliott House. GEORGE M. CLARK, Telephone. Goods delivered. auos SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. DTTRYEA'S CORN STARCH 8c. Thiryea's Starch in six-pound boxes 48c. Duryea's Bulk Starch 6c, or by the box of 40 pounds, 44c. IV BAKb BABBITT BUAF ON1S UOftLAR. 20 Bars Ready Soap One Dollar. SO Bars Pride of Kitchen One Dollar. QUART BOTTLES BLUING 18 cents. Rolled Avana 14c package. IHEULU GOVERNMENT JAVA COFFEE is popular because reliable. fruit in aDundance. SIMSBURY CREAMTT.RV 97 rnta Nn imitti. Stock here. Above prices hold good for one week.' Visit the store- R. W. MILLS. 082 State Street. 81 B COAL: Old Company and Sugar Loaf LEHIGH for sale at "s Low Prices as these qualities will admit. Also first-class FREE: BIRMVG and tl JIBERLAM) Coal. WOOD Isawed and split in convenient lengths. Try us. Office, 2 Gcorjse, cor. Congress Yard, T Long Wharf, For Carpets, Furniture, Upholstery Goods and. Wall Papers Leading House of Connecticut AND GET THE BEST GOODS FOR THE LEAST MONEY. We lead in amount of stock. We lead in low prices. We lead in quantity of goods lections. We lead in extent everything .and intend to KEEP ON LEADING. Several new designs in Body Brussels and Tapestry Brussels, selected especially for the fall trade, have already arrived and Call and see them. H. B. ARMSTRONG & CO., 784 CHAPEL STREET. 73 ORANGE STREET. Store open every Saturday evening. Already the people are country resorts, and familiar faces are again seen in the City of Elms. -OF BOSTON GROCERY" STORE. Extends a welcome to one and all, and invites them to visit his store at 910 CHAPEL STREET. The largest and best selection of Staple and Fan cy Groceries. The largest variety of Fancy Crack ers: The best Teas, Coffees and Spices. The fin est assortment of Fruits. class. Our prices are away down. Call and see. Orders by Telephone. part of the city. WE ARE SHOWING The Largest Assortment OF- STRAW HATS AND FELT HATS I1V THE CITY. Prices Low. BURGESS & BURG-ESS 751 CHAPEL STREET. 24 HOUR DIAL We are now applying a twenty four hour dial to the old dial of your watch while you wait. Price, 25 cents. Monson & Son 796 CliapelSt. AT AUCTION PRICES. WE HAVE FIFTEEN DOZEN OUT1 Men s Bicycle ai Lawn Tennis SHOES Just consingned-to season at much less than their value. Men's Bicycle Shoes Men's Lawn Tennis WALLACE B. Nos 842-846 N. B. Store open Monday are. sold. We lead in tasty se of territory. We lead in they are JUST SPIEVID. leaving the seaside and THE- All our goods are first- Goods delivered in any Wearing Body Varnish, Hard Drying Coacli Varnish, Damar and Shellac Varnish, Coach & Backing Japan, Rubbing Varnish, All of our own make, at inanu tnrers' prices. Booth & Law, Corner Water and Olive Streets. i jis Mid-Summer Novelties. IN MILLINERY. UNIQUE SAILOR HATS. Particularly designed for young ladies, to be won? when driving. There is no doubt that this will be a ; favorite style, although they are not sufficiently pro ; nounced in style to become common, j LATfcST NOVELTIES IN POKES, i Which possess the merit of beine stylish and sene rally becoming. Also Bonnets and Hats designed for full dress occasions, or to be worn at summer resorts. An immense assort ment of ROUGH AND READYS AT LOW PRICES. An elegant assortment of NOVELTIES in TRIM MINGS, unequalled in New Haven, including choice lace, elegant novelties in Gauzes for trimming Kougn ana Jtteaays, ana urepe lor sonnets ana Trim mings in the most exquisite tints and newest designs, Children's Shade Hats a Specialty M..E. J. BYRNES, 97 Orange St., Near Chapel ,je30s us to close out the $2.25 $2.25 FENN & CO., Chapel Street. and Saturday evenings only. special Notices. nPV fidnilS.I tWe,Sa,,er ,0.No Particular Class, IPlUPfK imi uuuuJii !,, vife(.ome mi and Provide for ill. WMrtla BOLTON & NEBLY, SUCCESSORS TO EDWARD M ALLEY & CO. BLANKETS. ankets, Blankets. BLANKETS. MM Actually we are going to again tell yon of Blankets. It requires no worn of ours to tell you ortlie utter pron t rat ion off the Blanket trade. Our prices are sufficient giaarantee of this. The general fact Is that we are selling- all sorts of lilankets below any probable market be tween now and winter, and it is worth your while to give them immediate attention. Our Blankets were bought by us at the great auction sale of Wilmerding, Uoguet & Co., of New York. Vo other Xew Haven firm was in attendance or even renre-. sentcd. Vou arc earnestly requested to compare quality and price with Blankets bought elsewhere, and you will agree with others, that you can save at least So percent by coining to us. DRESS GOODS. New Dress Goods are arriving daily not in large quantities but enough of them to satisfy the present demaand. One thing about these early arrivals that attracts is the low prices at which they are offered. We bring them in now to help sell the Summer stock on hand, that has been already reduced to half cost, and of course the new goods must be marked low, or they wonld be ont of place. We are offering an English Cashmere (made in this country), 30 inches wide, in all the new colors, at 15c; real value 20c. And a fine English Body Cashmere, (this one is imported), 36 inches wide, all new shades, at 2oc; cheap at 37Jc. Also an Extra Fine English Body Cashmere, (came across the water with other), 40 inches wide, 33c; usual price 50. 43-inch Ladies' Cloth Suiting at 50c. 54-ineh Ladies' Cloth Sutting at 73c. These are in the new fall shades and worth by the case every cent we usk for them. BLACK. CASIIJIERE. We have taken ten pieces sixty cent quality of all-wool French Cashmere, black, and marked it fifty cents a yard, just for an advertisement. OIR SILK DEPAKT.TIEXT. Offera the same attractions in Black Silks as last week, viz: Regular $1.25 Quality for $1.00. Regular $1.65 Quality for $1.3S. Regular Sl.SS Quality for $1.50. Regular $2.00 Quality for $1.69. Regular $2.25 Quality for $1.75. Regular 2.50 Quality for $2.00. SSBREME3IBER, EVERY YARD IS IVARREKTED We ought to particularly emphasize the fact that these are the best Silks made, and tho prices unapproachable. Summer Silks at 38e. Broeado Silks at 50c. Just received about a dozen pieces of Brocade Velvets in black that we will offer our early Fall trade at less than regular prices. Last Week of Our Clearing-Out Sale in Corsets. 800 doz. Corsets to be almost given away. Note the fellowing : 400 doz. 120 Bone Corsets (guaarnteed bone no reed) at only 50o each. 200 doz. Dr. Scott's Electric Corsets at only 73c. 200 doz. "Circassia" Corsets at 75c; former price $1.23. Our American Health, with shoulder straps, very flexible, at 82e. Our "Penang" Corsets at 69c, "Everlasting Hip," "Sensible Side," "150 Bone Solid" and "Common Sense," all woven, at $1. The balance of our W hile Suits for Ladles', misses' and Tliildrcn at Iialf the original eost. Opens on Monday, and the children must have SHOES. We have made ample preparations, and can now assert, without fear of contradiction, that we have the Best Stock of School Shoes for Boys and Girls ever brought to this city. These Shoes Tiave been made expressly for us. They are neat and tasty, combining strength with elegance. We think we have got them as near inde structible as Boys and Girls Shoes can be made, and at prices that defy competition. We have also received this week several New Styles of Ladies', Misses' and Children's Shoes which, when seen, will be appreciated. The sale of those Ladies' Fiue Kid and Glove Top Button Boots at only $1.98 will continue this week. EOYS' SUITS, BOYS' PANTS, BOYS' SHIRT WAISTS. We are closing out our Boys' Clothing, preparatory to making extensive alterations in this department. Every garment will be marked in plain figures, and will be sold at half price. Those coming first will have the best selection. 2,000 Shirt Waists at 19c. 1,000 Heavy Cassimere Pants at 89c. BOLTON CHAPEL, TEMPLE PEREMPTORY SALE OF JERSEYS ! $50,000 worth or Jerseys must be sold by September 1st. I have purchased the above amount of Jerseys from one of the best known manufacturers of New York at a great deal below cost and offer the same to the public at Enormously Low Figures There will never be a chance like this again. Jerseys that cost $ 1.50 for $ .75 " " 2.00 " 1.25 ii " 2.50 " 1.40 ii n " 2.75 " 1.75 " 3.25 " 2.00 it " " 3.75 " 2.25 it " " 3.00 " 2.0O a tt " 3.75 " 2. SO n a 4.00 " 2. SO n ii " i.SO " 2.75 ii " " B.OO " 3.75 it n n 5.00 " 3.00 ii " " 7.00 " 4.00 " " 10.00 " 5.00 Colored and Children's Jerseys Accord' lngly. These goods must positively be sold by Septem ber 1st, so as not to interfere with my regular milli nery goods for the fall. Have Jerseys of every de scription, plain, braided, beaded, fan-back ana enn dren's. No such stock as this has ever been exhib ited in any retail house in the United States. Come and examine. Sale commences Saturday, August 2d. B. ROGOWSKI, 826 to 830 CH1FEL STREET, jySltfs . Cheaoest place in the citv to bur wood by the cord half cord, quarter cord or barrel. Orders by mail or telepnone win receive prompt apntionfc NEW HAVEN WOOD YARD. noUtfis EAST ST.. OPP. MYETLE. sv'i UWIML Special Notices. BLANKETS. B ankets. B ankets. BLANKETS. k NEELY, AJXD CENTER STREETS. FUBfflTDBE FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS. In order to make room for ex tensive repairs we shall make special efforts to reduce our stock, and shall offer GREAT BARGAIN'S. THE BOWDITCH & PRUDDEN COMPANY., 72, 74 and 76 ORANGE STREET. CABPETS ! We have in stock a large line of new patterns of Carpets, selected for the Spring trade from the best manufacturers, which will be Bold at the lowest pos sible prices. Receiving goods daily trora the well known house of Messrs. W. 4 J. Sloane enables us to show the full 'joe of their PRIVATE PATTERNS. Competent workmen to cut and fit Carpets wheth er bought of us or selected n New York. Curtain Goods and Window Shades. Plain and ornamental patterns made and hung by obliging workmen. H. W. EOSTER & CO., NO. 48 ORAIVf.l STREET, .ACTAItTT THE ACID OTi" MII.V A inire, Healthful, Refreshing Drink! aiding Diges tion. SoIdbyDruggistaevervwhptv s jyoJgg I-ACTATE, CO., Boston, Mass.