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VOL. LXH. NO. 151. l'RICE TIIR CENTS.
PRESIDENT CARNOT KILLED.
WAS STABBED IX TUB A B DOMEX B t
JIJV ItAllAX AXAUCU18T.
the Crime Occurred la Lyon. In the Pres
ence of TbouaamU of leople-.The Am
In Jumped la the Fiethlent end Plunged
Knife In Hi Body.
Pari, June 21. Sadie Carnot, presl
oent of the French Republic, wan
tabbed mortally at 9:15 o'clock this
evening In Lyons by Osare Giovanni
Santo, an Italian anarchlBt, twenty
one years old.
President Carnot went to Lyons to
visit the exhibition ot arts, sciences
and Industries. He left the chamber of
commerce banquet, given In his honor,
shortly after 9 o'clock and walked to
his carriage, which was waiting In the
Place do la Bourse. He had hardly
taken his seat when Santo, with a
newspaper In his hand, preened through
the crowd and sprang upon the car
riage step. President Carnot started
slightly. Santo snatched a dagger from
the newspaper and plunged It Into the
president's abdomen near the liver.
The president sank back unconscious.
He was taken at once to the prefecture
and the most skillful surgeons in the
city were summoned. Meantime San
to was arrested.
The news spread swiftly to every
part of the city. Infuriated crowds
filled the streets. ' Before 10 o'clock an
Italian restaurant had been sacked
and the police were obliged to strain
every nerve to protect the Italian con
sulate. -'
A dispatch received at midnight from
Lyons gives this account of the assas
sination: President Carnot had already entered
his carriage when the attack was made
upon him by Santo. He had partaken
of refreshments at the chamber of com
merce and the procession which had
escorted him from the exposition had
been reformed in the Place des Cordel
iers and had started for the Grand
theater, where a gala performance had
been arranged In his honor. The car
riage had hardly more than started
along the Rue de la Republic amid the
acclamation of the thousands of spec
tators and President Carnot-was ac
knowledging the enthusiastic greetings
of the people.
In front of the Credit Lyonnaise a
man suddenly ran forward to the car
riage. Jumped to the step and stabbed
the president to the heart with a dag
ger which, he had concealed under his
eoat. An eye-witness who was walk
. Ing abreast of the president's carriage
with ,AdrJen Dupuy, the , premier's
brother, says that as the president's
rialsfe his own attention waa attracted
by fa slight disturbance "in the front
Hnef of the crowd. He then saw the
carjf lage itop. The president had fal
len back against the cushions and his
fac j had become livid. An outcry was
ral ied at once. Hundreds shouted that
n attempt on the president's life had
kei n mads and the crowd seemed sud
lenly to go mad with excitement.
I Meanwhile the assassin had hnen
filled to the ground with a blow by M.
Rjivaud, prefect of the Rhone. He waj
surrounded by an angry crowd and
ekes of "lynch him," were heard on
Bill sides. It was only with the grew est
difficulty that the police were able (o
protect him. In fact had not & mob of
mounted guards surrounded ami pio-
!:ected the police on their way to the
station the -prisoner would havp been
taken from them and beaten, to
death. -
At 11:30 o'clock last evening the sur
geons at the prefecture issued this bul
letin:
"The president's condition Is alarm
ing, but not hopeless. The wound, is
In the region of the liver. - The hemorrhage-
which was very copious has now
seased." .
A little more than an hour later the
president was dead. . '
At 9 o'clock last night all who had
been invited to attend the gala per
formance. In the president's honor had
gathered In the Grand theater. Every
seat but the boxes was filled. The audi
ence awaited the arrival of the presi
dential party. Suddenly two "men lan
tip to the .main entrance and callad out
that the president had been killed. The
news spread swiftly to the rear sei- ts of
the theater and thence like a wind
over the great audience. A few women
cried out in horror, but the groat ma
jority of those present refused to be
lieve the Intelligence. Several govern
ment officials left the theater lii.nrie
Siately to obtain more information.
It appeared as If all Lyons was at that
moment .assembled in Place de la
Comedle.;. The. multitude was j acked
together like a wall. ..'..
... Suddenly a landau, preceded by four
mounted gendarmes dashed out of the
. Rue de la . Republique. In it were
Adrian, Dupuy, Deputy Chaudey and
M. Rlvaud, the prefect. The crowd
i mistaking the landau for the presi
dent's carriage cried "vlve Carnot! vlve
la republique!" Chaudey-on the right
and Rlvaud on the left called from the
carriage a tones full of emotion:
"Do not shout.'. An attempt has Just
been made upon the life of the presl
dent" ' v ''. .
, The words had immediate effect .On
' every side expressions of execration and
vengeance filled the air. . ' J -
The landau was drilven to the Grand
theater.. Arriving there M. Rlvaud
and ': ; Chaucey . proceeded to the
- president's box. : Seeing them enter the
audience '.'rose from their seats in a
body.",! M. Rlvaud advanced to the
- front of the box and said in a voice
broken with sobs: '"'.;'
"The president of the republic has
' been assassinated."
' ' The announcement caused great hor
, ror, and erieSjOf "A mort! a mort!" and
V "Vengeance!" were heard In All parts of
the - building. M. Rlvaud, continuing.
' said that in the Rue de la Reubllpue a
wretch who had 'approached M. Jarnot
under the pretext of prsentlng a petl
' tion stabbed the president with a dag
. ger Here M. Rlvaud was again lnter-
- rupted with shouts f Indignation and
was heard with much difficulty, when he
' --17!,
added: .
"Do not make my task more painful.
We have left M. Carnot In the hands of
doctors. You will understand that un
der these circumstances, .llhtarti being
filled with sorrow, tho performance
cannot take place." The prefect then
left the theater.
Immediately after the president was
stabbed the horses attached to his car
rlag were started at a gallop for the
prefecture. The president lay limp In
the carriage. His eyes were closed nnil
he was apparently lifeless. His clot hen
had been loosened so that the red sash
of the Legion ot Honor was displayed.
On his left side near the waist a wet
red spot told the whole story of his
wound. He was lifted with the greatest
caro from the vehicle and was carried
to his room on the first floor. Ho was
laid on the bed and M. tialleton, the
mayor of the clty.exomlned the wound.
The young assassin's full name was
given by hint at the police station an
Cesare Giovanni Santo. He Is nearly
twenty-two years old, has a very small
moustache and wore a light brown suit
with a peaked cap. On his way to the
station he held his head down and
glanced continually right and left as If
looking for some possible means of es
cape. Upon being Interrogated he gave his
name, but professed to know too little
of the language to say much more. His
Inability to speak French Is rather pe
culiar, as he has lived In Cette for the
last six months and Is believed to have
been considerably longer In the coun
try. He went from Cette to Lyons yes
terday. t - ''.-
London, June 25. The Standard's
Paris dispatch says: The authorities
made every effort to prevent the mur
der becoming known to the public. The
Elysee palace officials refused to give
Information, and telephone communi
cation between Paris and Lyons was
Btopped. . The news of the murder
threw political men Into a state of con
Rternatlon. A workman's book found In
Santo's pocket shows that he was born
in Moulevescontl, province of Milan.
After Dr. Gaileton's examination of
the president's wound It was decided
that an operation was necessary. Dr.
Oilier proceeded to probe the wound.
The president thereupon regained con
sciousness and exclaimed in a clear
voice:
"How you are hurting me!"
The News says: The terrible news of
the assassination of the president of
the French republic will be received
with a shock of horror all over the
world. No such blow has been struck
by political hatred and fanaticism since
the bullet of insane Gulteau mortally
wounded General Garfield or the pistol
of Wilkes Booth killed President Lin
coln. M. Carnot, like the presidents of
the sister republic, was a man whom
not only his countrymen, but other na
tions regarded with the utmost confi
dante and respect. In difficult and
even dangerous times he has filled his
exalted post with a personal dignity
and a political sagacity which have
been of the greatest service to the
world. He has brought the republic
through more than one crisis which
has threatened its stability and has
kept his country at peace. He was in
many respects an ideal president. His
period of office would have concluded
with the present year, and there seem
ed every prospect of his re-election.
His presidency will be regarded as the
most brilliant and successful of the
series. His death following the brutal
attack upon him is a very serious ca
lamity for France and Europe.
The Chronicle saysj Lincoln died in
a theater at the hand of a lunatic en
raged at the defeat of confederacy,
which the president Intended to let
down so gently. President Garfield fell
likewise under the bullet of one who
was not made save In a political sense,
and died after two months of anguish.
These are the only parallels that his
tory affords to the fiendish atrocity of
last night. It was understood that
President Carnot did not Intend to seek
re-election that might have been his for
the asking.
Never was a man less likely to excite
personal vengeance and unless we are
to suppose that he has been the victim
of a mad man's frenzy It must be as
sumed that he has been stricken be
cause he -did notpardon the anarchists
who were recently guillotined for the
murders of innocent men and women.
Sadie Carnot is lying dead, slain by
the wild injustice of a blind savagery.
A madness so perfectly imbecile as
that of his assaSsln the world has never
yet known. 'It is only probable that the
foul deed will give a handle to the
apostles of reaction throughout Europe.
THE FESTIVAL OF SOXO.
-.
Thousands of Singers and Spectators at the
Garden. -
New York, Juno 24 This was tho
great day of the National Saengerfest.
The lost of the .out-of-town delegations
of singers bad arrived and a cool wave
appeared, making enthusiasm in the
audience possible and enabling the vo
calists to put vim into their work. In
dividual societies were present from
Waterbury,Bridgepor and New Haven,
as well as other places.
About 2,000 singers were present, at
Madison Square Garden during the af
ternoon when the first of the competi
tive singing by societies took place.. In
the spectators' seats some 8,000 people
were scattered. Among them were
many critics and enthusiasts.
IXQUIBT MVST PROCEED.
Emperor William Will Have No Interfer
on Kotie'i Cbm. ;.
Berlin,. ;June .24.0pinions differ
greatly in the case of Herr von Kotze,
who is in prison, charged with sending
scandalous letters to members of the
emperor's entourage. One court party
maintains that he is '; Innocent An
equally strong party proclaims his
guilt. V ' -;',;. .':.
The emperor evidently sldeswith the
latter, for ' he refused appeals In
Kotze's behalf.- He has examined all
the documents in the case and has de
clared (that the legal inquiry must
proceed without check ' ot, hindrance
from anybody, : .r ., r. ..
TWENTY-FIVE LIVES LOST.
WAV EH KVOHTKft WtTIt Til K Ttd
XICUL AX It Hilt: roiSUlHEU.
Tim titenmrr AlBiniurn sml oilier Tub
Hn.hril til tha It ruts Hut Kumrmlrd In
Having Only Thlrty.l'our t'eopla-Slituy
l)lil Mat Know dim Anullmr.
New York, June 24. As the steamer
Algonquin of the Clyde line from
Cluirhnnm and Jnrkaonvllle was off
the Atlantic highlands and about four
miles southeaHt of the- Scotland light
ship at 12:45 this afternoon on her way
to her pier In this city the scream of a
whistle reached the ears of Captain
rintt, who was standing on the bridge.
It was a signal of distress. The cap
tain observed about a mile away a big
tug rolling and pitching on tho waves.
With his glasses he saw that the craft
was crowded with people and that she
was close to tho point of foundering.
He signalled the engine room.
A moment later the ship was in the
wind, .rolling on ,he waves. Tho
screws had stopped. First Olllcer Rice
had been ordered to clear away and
mun a boat and the order was obeyed
in a trlcp. When the work of lowering
the boat was accomplished the people
on the Algonquin looked over the water
to where they had seen the tug. As
they did so the little vessel careened
way over to starboard, her smokestack
almost touching the crest of a passing
wave. '
Just at this time, however, another
big whitecapcame rolling along and,
striking the tug, sent her over the
other way. Thus the waters played
with her for a minute or two and then
she went to the bottom.
As she sank out of sight, the top of
the wheel-house, together with a raft
and a lifeboat, remained floating on the
water. To every particle of wreck
clung one or more of the drowning
throng. The liferaft was the most
sought for and those who were so for
tunate as to make it were saved.
When the Algonquin reached the
scene of the accident and commenced
the work of rescue.she was Joined In her
labor by three tugs the Governor, the
Wallace B. Flint and the R. J. Moran.
All of these vessels had been cruising
In the vicinity and had responded to
the whistle of distress and reached the
drowning people at about the same
time as did the Algonquin's crew. To
gether they commenced to take the
people from the water and from the
raft. Everyone was cool and collected,
and In twenty minutes from the time
the rescuers arrived, those who had
been on the foundered craft, excepting
those who had gone to the bottom, bad
been rescued.
The Moran confined itself to the raft
These with the few picked up from the
water numbered thirty-four. The Al
gonquin's crew secured ten, while the
Governor and the Flint also got a num
ber on board their respective boats.
The lost tug's lifeboat was found
floating aimlessly about by the Algon
quin's crew. It was full of water and
had evidently been overturned many
times. In the bottom of It, however,
tangled In ropes was found the body of
a man. The man had probably prepared
for a plunge Into the sea. His coat
was off and his shirt sleeves were
irolled Irp Ito .'his shoulders. Efforts
were made to revive the spark of life
that was at first thought to be In him,
but they were unavailing. In his pock
ets was found a quantity of lines and
hooks. . . . ""
From the survivors It was learned
that the lost tug was James D. Nlcol
and that she was owned by William
Reeves of New York city. The people
who were aboard were members of an
excursion party, which was got'Tip un
der the direction of the Herring Fishing
club, a social organization composed
mostly of Germans, and having head
quartersat No. 55 First avenue. It was
tie tenth annual excursion of the club.
A strange feature of the disaster ap
pears to be that but few of the people
'were acquainted with one another.
For instance of the nine persons res
cued by the Algonquin,not one of them
was able to identify the body found in
the boat. Tickets, it appears, were
sold to persons who had probably never
heard of the Herring Fishing club.
The Nlcol left the foot of First street,
East River, at 7:30 this mornlrig. She
passed down through the Narrows and
then moved over to the Fishing Banks,,
off the Highlands, not far from Sea
bright, N. J.. Here the passengers
fished until noon, when the homeward
start was made. As the tug proceeded
homeward the wind freshened and the
waves rolled higher. -
The Algonquin passed the tug and
the latter followed in the wake of the
big steamer. At the time there ap
peared to be nothing amiss on the
Nlcol. But in half an hour the situa
tion was completely changed. The
waves became more boisterous and
dashed up against the side of the tug,
throwing spray over the excursionists
who were on the deck. The stories as
to what next . happened conflict. Ac
cording to one account the fishers, to
avoid getting wet, moved around on the
side of the vessel where the waves did
not strike with such force. It is claimed
by some that this action resulted In the
foundering. With the increased weight
on one side she toppled over and; the
water ran into .her to such an extent
that it was thereafter impossible to
navigate. She struggled for a short
distance, and then, as the water con
tinued to roll over her, she sank further
and further into the swells and finally
went down. By others it Is claimed
that the passengers had nothing .to do
with the accident. These allege that
the tug was old and rotten, that,' she
was terribly overcrowded and consfc
quently topheavy, and that when she
got into the heavy sea she simply went
over. '.;y,'-:V''
As near' as can be ascertained twenty-five
people or .thereabouts were
drowned. These figures are secured by
estimates of tha number of persons who
were aboard and the numbe? saved. V
When the crew from the Algonquin
picked up about all they could, carry
nine living and one dead they, put
NEW HAVEN CONN., MONDAY, JUNE 2. 1894.
buck to the vessel,, which had meantime
come nbuut and wu lying not far
from the point where the accident oc
curred. It was far too rough to attempt
to bring the rescued on board the
tcitmer, so a line was swung U) the
lifeboat and she uai towed to nuiirnn
tine, where the men wer. brought to
the Algonquin's rterk,
J.thK AS t: I. l imit !.,!()( K.
Ths Nen nf lh A..nlnnllon Hp rem I
Jiilik lit Hie t'uplul.
.Wimlilnclmi, Jtun 34. Tim Hint lr
li'lln tolling of I lit. tiMiifidltmtloii oT
Piv.iiili-iit Cni'iiot of France wu iv
cflvert in Wn-liliiKlon nbotil (I o'clock
to-nlglit nml run through Hie com
munity like nn fli-i-tiiit ehnrk. The
While Hiiiim' wnscnllt'il up, nml tlirouj;h
Pi'lvutu Bi't-ivtni-y Thmliri- the new
was wnt to Pi-i':di'iit Cleveland. The
prrcWlcnt wo jtist M nrt inc fur a drive
but stopped long: enough to e.pivx III
horror timli-ti-ttilin of the crime, mill
to iniluinli! that ttironirli tho proper
eliamu'l iUVs.ioii would be given to
liUnympiitliv- with tlu'givnt friendly re
public lint tli'in-ivetl of it. heml. From
till the foreign cinlm.sWs timl lcguliuiit
engcr Iminii'lcH were received for de
tail. The lime nml niiumer of the
crime seemed to intensify the feeling of
horror.
To officials and cilizims of Washing
ton who within the hint thirty yeiuv.
have witnessed the unprovoked murder
of two of our own presidents by the us
stissin's bullet I hit nppiircntly aimless
qhuraoter of tho crime against the
president of Franco carried with it an
appeal to their sy m pat hies of especiui
force. Tho French Chamber of Depu
ties adjourned when the news of the
death of General Garfield was received.
If matters of such urgent importance
were not now- pressing upon congress it
is probable that like action would be
taken by our own legislative body.
M Puteuotiv,tlin French ambassador,
first learned of the news of the assassin
ation of President Carnot from a repor
ter as he drove up to his residence in
thi9 city from his country place ut Clif
ton Heights.
. "Impossible! Impossible! It cunnot
be!" exclaimed the uniluissador, and he
refused to believe tho news that cuinc
to him with such aliiriniug sadness.
After reading tho bulletin that hud
been received Mi l'nteuotre wns con
vinced that, the news would he con
firmed by disputches.iHidbo again cried:
"Terrible, terrible that is too bad,
too bad!" :
The ambassador had received no dis
patches this evening;; and said it Mas
hardly likely that ho vwmild be advised
of the affair until to-morrow morning
or at best very Into to-night.
Wheu asked who would succeed to
the presidency ad interregnum he sniti:
"Wo have no vi president, .who
would tako tho presidency with
out the formality of an ejection.
President Carnot 'a successor will not
be elected by popular vote; thai
will bo done by the senate and chamber
of deputies sitting jointly. At best but
a very low days can intervene between
now uud tho election of the successor to
the presidency of the republioi1'
"But who will preside during that in
terregnum?" was asked. .
"That I cannot answer," said the am
bassador, "but I presume it will be the
premier."
M.'Patenotre had nothing to say re
garding the probable successor to Presi
dent Carnot, stating that he could not
talk as to that. Asked if lie could as
sign a possible reason for the crime M.
Patenotre said ho could not, un
less it was revenge for the
refusal to pardon tho anarch
ists who had been condemned for
the crimes they 'had committed. Per
sonally, ho said, President Carnot was
beloved by the people of France.
Secretnry Greshiirn, who returned
to the city this evening, expressed his
deep regret ut the death of President
Carnot and said some action would un
doubtedly be taken by this government
when it had been officially informed of
the death of the Freneh xresident.
RlLliiD'liX A WATER TOWER.
It Overturned and Fell With a Crash on a
Cari'iuge.
Columbus, O., June 24. This morning
whfle several companies of the Are de
partment were drilling on the public
square, the tall water tower which had
been extended out too far to one side,
overturned its truck and fell with a
terrible crash.
The tower struck a carriage in which
James1 H. Francis and his wife were
sitting watching the. evolutions. Fran
cis was Instantly killed.. The carriage
was, wrecked, but Mrs. Francis was not
seriously hurt. The tower was demol
ished by the fall.
WAY TOTE THIS WEEK.
It Is .Believed the Tariff Bill Will Soon
Be Out of the Senate.
Washington, June 24. Party leaders
on both sides of tho chamber agree that
this week will see tho tariff bill out of
the senate; as to the precise date there
is a divergence of opinion. Messrs.
Harris and Jones expect to seethe final
vote taken not later than Tuesday even
ing. Mr, Aldrich on the republican
side says it may bo taken then, hut it
will more likely be Thursday. Mr. Al
lison says the vote may be taken Thurs
day, but he- hardly thinks it will be
reached before Saturday.
' The republicans have not abandoned
their intention of debating certain
propositions in the bill such as the sugar
schedule, its allegation connection, with
the trust and the investigation now go
ing on. Neither will they overlook the
abandonment of the reciprocal or com
mercial arrangements made under the
provisions of the McKinley act. They
reason after the conferees have made
their report and the policy of the con
trolling party as finally agreed upon has
become kuown there will be ample time
to discuss these subjects.
' It is believed that the ineome' tax part
bf the bill will be concluded to-morrow.
A large number of amendments still to
be offered to the income tax and the at
tack the republicans intend making on
the increase in the-tax on whiskey may,
however, preventri these matters from
being disposed of in one day. ,; . ' .
COMMENCEMENT AT YALE.
tiif. nArrAi.KAVKATK xEimoy ri:n.
TKHDAV AT ttATVKLI. VIIAVKI..
Pirtrnditlon nr Cl liy Knerrl.e. To
luy Th I'murum for tho KtMtmlmtor
of thn Wrektiim.L nt tho New llnven
HoiiMt.
Commencement nt Vtilo opened yes
terday morning with tho delivery of the
liacculcaiirutti sermon fy President
Dwight in Iiiitlell elmpol. Kvcry seat
in the t'hnpel wa occupied, bwlde a
largo number of exlnt seats which were
pltu-cil In (he aisle. Never except at
Urn t lino nf the junior prom, does I he
clinpcl present a sight equalled by Unit
yesterduy morning. Tli" graduating
duss in their academic gowns occupied
I lie seals In tint body of Hut chapel,
while tho galleries were crowded with
largo numbers of pretty girls with their
nuiinmns nml pupa, most of whom were
tlio sisters and pa rents of members of
the graduating duss, this season of the
year giving an npport unity for a great
er diversity of costume tliiiu in tho win
ter. To-day nt 11 o'clock the presentation,
or class day exercises, will begin with
the delivery of the class oration and the
ivadingof the clnss poem. John Loonier
Hall, son of the vice president of the
Consolidated railroad, is the class ora
tor, and his subject is "The Responsi
bilities of Kdueuted Men." lie was the
winner of the Ten F.yck prize nt the
junior exhibition in 1K93.
The class poem, which is said to be of
unusual merit this veur, is bv Kdwurd
Bliss Heed of liolyoke, Muss. Mr. Heed
lins been a member of the Lit. and
Uecord boards during bis course and
lias displayed great literary talent.
At a lo'eloek iu the afternoon the
class histories will be read on
! lie c-niupus of Thomas Frederick Davie
of Detroit, Albert Nelson Cheney Fow
ler of Glen Fulls, N. Y., Arthur Judsou
of Moiitclnir, N. J., and Kilward Uliss
Heed of liolyoke, Muss. It is much to
be regretted that , owing to the death of
his mother, Mr. llnlpli 1). Paine will be
unable to road his clnss history. A large
number of men from the class will huve
to be left out on this account, us the
other historians have too much on their
hands.
The clnss day committee of '94 is L,
L. tit illinan, N. 8. Wnlloott, jr., T. Eft ton,
Litcliworlli Smith, William 11. Pullman.
Directly after tho reading of the class
histories the ivy will bo planted, attend
ed with the customary ceremony and
I he pinging of the ivy ode. At 4 o'clock
the .anniversary exercises of the Yule
law school will be hold in Center church.
The address to tho graduating class will
he delivered by ex-Governor William E.
Russell of Massachusetts. A brilliant
address is assured. The public arc cor
dially invited to attend.
The Townsend prize speaking by three
members of the graduating class will
follow, after which the meeting of the
Yale Law School Alumni association
will.be held iu tho common pious court
room.
At 8 o'clock tho anniversary exercises
of the Sheffield scientific school will be
held in North Sheffield hull, and at 9
o'clock the senior promenade will take
place in Alumni hall.
On Tuesday at 9:30 a. m. tho annual
business meeting of the alumni will be
held in Alumni hall. The polls will be
open in the University library from 10
to 1 o'clock for tho election of a mem
ber of the corporation to take the place
of Dr. Chuuncey M. Depew, '50, whose
I erm expires this year. At IU o'clock
tho address in medicine will be delivered
by Dr. William T. Lusk of New York.
At 3 o'clock tho Ynle-IIarvard com
mencement week ball game will take
place, and the glee and bnnjo clubs con
cert will be held at tho Hyperion at 5
o'clock in the evening.
Following the concert tho senior ger.
man will bo held in Alumni ball. Re
unions of the classes of '41, '49, '54, '59,
'04, 'GO, '74, '79, '84, '88 and '91 will be
held this same evening at various places
in the city.
On Wednesday nt 9 a. m. the pro
cession of the graduating class will form
at the library and proceed to Center
church where the diplomas will bo
awarded to candidates for the degrees
of A. B., LL. B., Ph. B., and M. D., all
of whom are required to be present in
person, except they are specially ex
cused. The Townsend orations will also
be delivered by six members of the
senior class in competition for the De
Forest prize medal. At 2:30 p. m. the
annual alumni dinner will bo held at
Alumni hall, and from 9 to 11 o'clock
the president's reception will bo held in
the art school.
The freshmen triangularrace between
Yale, Harvard and Columbia is also
down for 6:30 p. in. on this day, and the
race between the Yale and Harvard
'varsity crews and the Yale-Harvard
yacht race occurs at 11 o'clock on the
morning of this same day. The Yale
Harvard 'varuity race will be rowed at
6 O'clock Thursday evening, and will be
the closing event of the college year.
The entries of all ,the buildings, will
close at 6 p. m. Saturday, June 30.
North Middle college will bo torn
down immediately after commencement
week. Some of tho undergraduates
have anticipated things by demolishing
many of the windows, and it is proba
ble the graduates will help the good
cause along during their stay in the
city.
The' following are registered at the
New Haven house:
J. W. Stimsou, New York city; J. E.
Stimsonj New York city; Charles F.
Hubbard, Danville, Ky.; . G. Savage,
Chicago, 111.; George W. Young, Chi
cago; E. X Garvan, Hartford; J. K.
Wheeler, c New Haven; Miss Bigelow,
New York; Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Thomp
son, Pittsburg, Pa.; J O. Perrin,
Lafayette, Ind.; Miss Olmsted, Yon
kers, N. . Y.j Miss Lucy Olmsted,
Buffalo,' N. Y.; . John Olmsted,
Buffalo,. Y.: Wells Olmsted, Yon
kers; Mrs. M. L. Wood, Dublin, N. H.)
B-. B, Howler and Wife, Glen Falls, N.
Y.; Miss Cheney, Glen Falls, N.- Y.;
Mrs. Henry 8. ltobbins, Chicago, Hi.;
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Seymour, Bridge-
THE CA1MMNUTON' PUHLISIIIXU CO.
port, Conn.; Mrs. Henry Fames and
niece, Miss Lizzie Karnes, Miss Kamc",
Hiiltltuore, Md,; Mr. and Mrs. Z. Clink
Thwitig, Crand llupids; Dowrlo I'.Duly,
New York city; Henry I'.. Ide, Brook
lyn, X. Y.; A. Martin uud wife,
Gettysburg; Mrs. Andrew Wright,
New" York city; Miss Floremu
II. Marvin, Brooklyn: Juiikw Wright,
N'ew York city; Mrs. If. F. Bhcnield.AI
tlcboro; Mrs. T. K. Stillinuii and Mint
StiUniaii, Brooklyn; V. If. Butts, Or
chard Lake, Mich.; Charles A. Hull and
wife, Hmtiklyn, N. Y.j F. 8. Winston,
Chicago; o. If. Mimic, New York city;
Herbert Parsons, New York city; Mr.
ami Mis. ti. If. Thomas, Watertown,
.V. Y.: Kdwurd S. Serlbner, 81. Paul;
P. L. Woodward of Cambridge, Muss.;
Mr nml Mis. W. D. Cleveland, Mits
Lena Cleveluud of Houston, Texas; Mr.
and .Mrs. Waller Cullender and
John A. Collimdcr of Providence,
II. I.; Mrs. W. II. Moorhouse,
Miss Sybil Moorhouse, L. C. Mer
rick, Miss Zi'lla Merrick of Chicago,
III. ; Samuel C. Darling, S. Boyd Dar
ling, Miss Darling of Somorvillo, Mass.;
Mr. uud Mrs. F. W. Richardson, Au
burn, X. Y.; Mr. nud Mrs. !. W. Karle
of New York city; Mr. and Mrs. E. H.
Cowles of Boston; Mrs. J. F. lllaiivelt,
Miss Lillian Bluuvclt, of Xew York city;
Mrs. Dudley Wilkinson, Chicago;
H. B. Slmipless of Westchester,
I'a.; Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Thomas,
of Xew York, William Adams Delano,
If. P. Driggs, K. G. Tovlor, It. C. Nes
bit, ti. K. B. Wnde of St. Louis; E. G.
Mason of Chicago; James M. Townsend,
jr., of Xew York; Joseph Parker of
N'ew York; Mrs. R. Randier, Miss
Handler of Owego, N. Y.; Miss Fox of
New York; Mr. and Mrs. Charles It.
McDerniott, Philip It. Shumway, Regi
nald Fisher, all of Boston.
THE "BUFFALO VI LL" XXCVRSTOX.
About 300 People WVnt to Brooklyn by
the Al. Foster.
About 300 people enjoyed the excur
sion by the steamer "Al. Foster" to
Buffalo Bill's Wild West show at South
Brooklyn last Saturday, and all who
went hail an opportunity of enjoying
themselves to the fullest extent, while
there were many from tho best fami
lies in the city onboard. Mayor Sar
gent and wife were among the passen
gers, and they expressed themselves as
greatly pleased both with the sail on tho
sound and the entertainment furnished
by the Hon. Mr. Cody.
The steamer left Belle dock promptly
at. 8:30 o'clock, and although even at
that hour the streets had become almost
unbearable on account of the heat, when
the boat had got well started on its way
a most refreshing breeze was encoun
tered which lasted until the boat reached
Brooklyn. Excellent iiiusio was fuv
uisbed and refreshments wero served on
board. Ambrose park, in South Brook
lyn, where the show is was reached
about :15 o'clock and at 3 o'clock the
performance begun. The nature of
Buffalo Bill's Wild West is too well
known to need much comment. It can
bo said, however, that no amuse
ment iu the , country is conducted
on as large a scale. Immense
crowds of people from "Greater New
York" witness the two performances
daily. Last Saturday there were fully
1!,000 people present. The exhibition
given by a company of Rillian Arabians
of their manner of riding and national
sports was ono of the best numbers on
the program, while tho crack shooting
of Miss Annie Oakley, Johnnie Baker
and Buffalo Bill was also greatly en
joyed. The congress of the rough riders of
the world included troops of horsemen,
representing the. cavalry of England,
Austria, franco, Rifssia, Turkey, Italy,
also Cossacks, Bedouins, negroes, In
dians and a detachment of United
Stntes cavalry.
The show was over shortly after 5
o'clock and tho boat was advertised to
leave nt 5:20, but on account of not
being able to obtain water in the usual
manner, was obliged to go somo dist
ance to procure it. Being thus delayed
the boat did not arrive at New Haven
until 1 o'clock.
The next excursion from Mils city will
be on Saturday, July 7.
SIX WERE OfERJBOARD
From a Stamford Yacht Tho Police Fatro
Steamer to the Rescue.
New York, June 24. As the police
steamer Patrol was cruising in East
river this afternoon oft Hart's island,
the sloop yacht Just Right of Stam
ford, Conn., bore down on her. The
yacht was leading In the regatta of the
Oak Point Yacht club. A heavy squall
came along and the next moment her
crew of six men Were thrown Into the
water. The Patrol rescued them and
righted the capsized yacht. Those
aboard the yacht were Captain Clar
ence Lockwood, Joseph B. Smith, Al
fred Banks, Michael Welsh, Howard
Severance and James Pilchard, all of
Stamford. The men boarded the yacht
again and sailed up the Harlem, none
the worse for their involuntary duck
ing. '
Personal.
Professor D. Cady Eaton of 218 Pros
pect street Is at Litchfield.
Professor E. J. Phelps of 269 Humph
rey street is at Burlington, "Vt.
Mrs. Professor Norton of 168 Pros
pect street Is at Holderness, N. H.
Mrs. Tomas R. Trowbridge of 59 Elm
street is at Indian Neck, Branford.
Professor S. E. Barney, jr., of 346
Whitney avenue Is at Grove Beach.
Mrs. ."W. K. Llneweaver of 121 Whit
ney avenue is visiting in Philadelphia.
Professor J. H. Niemeyer of 251 Law
rence stret has gone to Somervllle,
N.J. .
Clarence Deming and family of 124
Prospect street are at Washington,
Conn. . '
Morris Tyler is confined at hla res
idence in Woodbrldge by a Blight at
tack of malaria.
Miss S. "B. Lefflngwell and Miss C. S.
Lefflngwell of 47 Trumbull street have
gone to Tremont, Maine, .
MKT DEATH IX THE WATER.
tii bee hem: intnwxF.n mriiix
i n Exrr-ioi it hoiks.
llriikeman Will mu F. Hulllvnn Ntiirk
llcu'l l-'lntt In Mini Anift-lo N'lr!n
Itrowiieil In Mill liber nml I'pn-Venr-Ulil
t'hnrlca I.) m il In tlm iulnnllit-.
The thin! death from drowning with
in twenty-four hours occurred yester
day morning, about 11 o'clock, when
William F. Sullivan of South Boston
was drowned iu the harbor near tho
Wilkesbnrro docks. Hullivaii with a
party of friends went in swimming :
about 10 o'clock yesterday morning.
After swimming about a short time ho
eiuno out of the wider, climbed up ou
to the dock and dove off into the water.
Sullivan struck tho water head first.
The tide was on the ebb and the water
iu consequence very shallow. In con
seipienco Sullivan dove head foremost)
in the mud and was unablo to extricate
himself from his position. When his-!
companions saw that ho did not riso to
the surface they hurriedly swam to his
assistance and succeeded in extricating
him from the mud, but not until life
was extinct. Tho body was pulled out
of tho water and carried to tho dock,
where Medical Examiner White was
summoned. After a brief examination
the medical examiner decided that
death was duo to accidental causes and
gave permission for tho' remains to
bo removed to Sisk's undertaking es
tablishment on Grand avenue.
Sullivan was a freight brnkoman on
the Consolidated roud mid ran between
this city and Boston. Ho arrived here
on his train about 0 o'clock Saturday
uiglit, and would have started off again
tliis morning. Ho was about twenty-
six years old and resided In South Bos
ton, where he leaves a widow and two
children. His father is also a resident
of South Boston, where ho keeps a liv
ery stable. A sister of the deceased
lives in Devon, Muss. Sullivan boarded
in this city at 18 Humilon street, and
was a member of "llio local branch of
tho Switchmen's. Mutual Aid associa
tion. Word was sent to his relatives iu
Boston by the members of the associa
tion us to what disposition should be
made of the remains, but up to a lata
hour no reply had been received. Tho
remains will be sent to Boston to-day.
While bathing in tho Quinnipiae river
near Lewis bridge, about 10 o'clock
Saturday morning, Charles Lynch, the
teu-yeur-old son of William Lynch of 10
Atwater street, got in beyond his depth
and was drowned. Lynch, with another
lad named O'Ncil, went into the water
and played around in the shallow water
uear t he bank for some time. Finally
they waded out a short distance further,
when Lynch threw up his hands and
disappeared under the water. It is sup
posed that he must have waded into a
deep holo and sank from sight. O'Neil
attempted to assist his conipnnion, but
Lynch's body did not rise,and all efforts
at assistance proved futile. Neither of
the boys could swim. The body was re
covered yesterday morning.
Angela Nicola, an Italian living atj
410 East street, while bathing in MilH
river, in the rear of Mcrwin's packing
house, early Sunday morning, was
drowned, and his body was not recov
ered until late yesterday morning.
Nicola, who was not an expert swim
mer, ventured out beyond his depth and
was unable to reach tho bank again.
His companions rushed to his assistance,
but Nicola had sunk before their arj
rival.
Kxianrs of the golvex eaole.
Grand Annual Meeting of Supreme Castle
Opens To-Morrow.
The annual meeting of the supreme
castle of the Knights o tha Golden,
Eagle will be held in this city to-morrow
and Wednesday. The general en
tertainment committee from the local
lodges held a meetng at Savin Rock
yesterday afternoon and completed tho
arrangements. The committee is com
posed of Past Chief Harry Leigh, chair
man; Past Grand Chief F. L. Trow
bridge, secretary; Past Chief J. W.
Hutt, Past Grand Chief and Supreme
Representative W. C. Lambert, -Past
Chief James D. Vanderbilt, Past Chief
T. H. Sucher, Noble Chief B. F. Guyer
of Winthrop castle and Past Chief W
S. Compton.
The supreme officers will arrive on
the train thi3 evening and will be at
the Tremont house, which Is to be their
headquarters. Supreme Vice Chief Ja
cob H. Aull of Baltimore, accompanied
by his wife, will arrive by boat and will
be met by Noble Chief B. F. Guyer and
taken to the Tremont.
This evening the supreme officers will
be entertained by Martha Washington
temple No. 2, Ladies of the Golden
Eagle, at their rooms in the Courlee
building.
Tuesday morning the supreme officers
will be escorted to the lodge room of
Winthrop castle, where the sessions are
to be held. Mayor Sargent will deliver
the address of welcome. In the even
ing the officers will be tendered a ban
quet by the local castles at the Tontine
hotel.
Wednesday in the morning the officers
will be given a carriage ride about the
city. At 2 p. m. the session will b
held. In the evening a public installa
tion of the officers-elect of Winthrop
castle by the supreme officers will ba
held in their castle hall, corner of
Chapel and Union streets.
The supreme castle is composed of
fifty members, and they represent ovee
80,000 members.
An entertainment and exhibition will
be given at Trinity, M. E. church Thurs
day evening next, at 7:45 o'clock, under
the auspices of the Eleventh company.
Boys' Brigade. Miss Jessie Dyer will
give two recitations. The Hospital
corps of the Fourth New Haven com ' i
pany, Boys' Brigade, will give one of .
their novel exhibitions, aud the First !
company of the East Pearl street church
will give a fancy drill. There will also j
be exercises by the Eleventh company, '
music, recitations, etc; , . f
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