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. VOL. LXII. NO. 210. PRICE TIIR CENTS.
NEW HAVEN CONN., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1894
THE CARRINGTOX IT BUSHING CO.
IUNDREDS OF LIVES LOST.
tREAT FATALITIES FSOX TUB
SCENE Of THE TOBEHT FIRES,
Latest AdrloM from R Inkier, Fokemage
and 8ndton Indicate That at Laest
roar Hundred Frwh Perlehed-Kaln
Falls In Northern Wisconsin Town and
Bella M Anxiety.
St Paul, Sept 8. Tht latest advices
from the scene of the big Are Indicate
that there wUI be a total of nearly 400
Uvea lost. This Includes the fatalities
at Hlnkley, Pokegama, Rutledge, Rand
stone and all the area of country cov'
ered by the conflagration. The aggre
gate loss on property Is variously cstl
mated at from $3,000,000 to $5,000,000,
and this does not Include the standing
timber destroyed.
Ashland, Wis., Sept it. Tho anxiety
felt at Ashland for the safety of north'
era Wisconsin towns was somewhat
eased to-day by reports of rain at nearly
every locality where the fires have been
worst
AQLOW WITH FLAXES.
A DenM Cloud of Smoke Envelope the
Country for Many Mile.
Ishpemlng, Mich., Sept 3. The grav-
lty of the situation caused by the fires
In the forests continues to increase
every hour. The long drought displays
no signs of abatement, while every
morass adjacent to the city Is aglow
with flame. A dense cloud of smoke en
velopes the country for many miles,
obstructing business and offering con
stant menace to travel. Dust and ashes
are falling in showers. The volunteer
fire brigade Is divided Into convenient
squads, which are doing effective
work.
The district lying between the Brad'
ford farm and the Dead river to the
north Is a vast expanse of underbrush
and is now a lake of fire. The same Is
true of the course of the Caro river.
Consternation prevails at the Salisbury
location to tne soutn. Tne lorce on
special duty there is offering a stub'
born resistance, and may yet save part
of the suburb from destruction.
Sagota and Floodwood on the Mil
waukee and Northern are being hourly
threatened, also Ewen and neighbor
ing towns on the Duluth extension of
the Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic
company.
Mora, Minn., Sept. 8. Broad Park, a
new town bit the St. Cloud and Hlnkley
branch of the Great Northern was. to
tally destroyed by the forest fires. The
flames burned 8,000,000 feet of lumber.a
saw mill, hotel, stores, postoffice, school
house and section houBe. Twenty-five
families are homeless. The loss of prop-
irty Is estimated at $30,000. Six persons
ire dead; seventeen missing, and many
njured.
Supplies for Sufferer.
Minneapolis, Sept. 3. A car of provl
sions and ether supplies were promptly
loaded this morning and sent north for
the relief of the fire sufferers. Fifty of
the leading business men of this city
eld a meeting this morning for the
purpose of organizing for relief on an
extended scale. A committee of twenty
was appointed of which C.A. Pillsbury
is chairman, and systematic work for
She collection and distribution of sup
plies has already begun. Physicians and
purses have been sent up to the scene
on a special train.
Worst Is Over.
Marquette, Mich., Sept. 3. Railroad
, omciais nere say tne worst is over
tlong the line of the Duluth, South
Shore and Atlantic. The are already
pushing the work of reconstruction. The
passenger traln.for which so much anx
iety was reit yesterday, arrived this
morning.twenty-seven hours late. Wires
beyond Nestoria are again broken, and
no definite news of the actual state of
affairs this morning can be obtained.
Another Town Abandoned.
J5au Claire, Wig.. Sept. 8. A private
message states that the inhabitants
have abandoned Fifleld on account of
are. - . . - - -
Fifty Mile of Flame.
Ironwood, Mich., Sept 3. Tremendous
forest fires are raging throughout the
upper peninsula of Michigan and north
ern Wisconsin. district between
Watersmeet and Bessemer, over fifty
miles, is a mass of flames, and home
steders are making desperate efforts
to escape. Gogeblo has been destroyed
and It Is expected that Wakefield will
experience a similar fate. Ironwood,
Bessemer, Hurley and Saxon the sur
rounded by fires. There is very little
water and thousands of men are out
with picks and shovels and succeed In
keeping the flames back only by throw
ing dirt upon the burning stumps and
bruch. .. ...... 1 .
Church Member Fight Fire.
Grantsburg, Wis., Sept 3. The fires
that have been burning near here for
the past month broke out afresh yester
day morning, and the! male force of the
place was called out prevent them from
burning the vtllage.The usual Sunday
services . were - dispensed with, and
church members fought fire.
-- j, Blistered People Picked tTp. .. .
V Duluth, Minn., Sept 8. i A relief train
returned at 10:30, o'clock this morning
from a mm down; the St Paul and
Duluth road, bringing about 260 desti
tute and blistered people from points
along the line. At Sandstone fifty bod
ies, most of which have been identified,
were found. The work of searching for
the" dead still continues,
LA BOS DAT XX OTHER CITIES.
It We Observed a a Genera! Holiday la
Nw Tork. City.
New Tork, Sept 3. To-day was
general holiday throughout the olty,
The stock, produce and cotton ex
changes were closed and the banks and
all other places of business were also
taking a holiday. The custom house
and postomce were open a short time in
the morning. All the courts were
closed, and also the various branches
of the government The laborers' army
made a grand triumphal march through
the streets of the city to-day. Martial
music filled the air with its enlivening
strains. Banners proudly waved over
the long line of the moving procession
The worklngmen were out In full force.
Every preparation bad been made to
make the day's celebration one of the
largest and finest there has ever been
In this city. The Central Labor union
had the matter In charge and It turned
out a grand success. Over 30,000 men
were In line. The march began a little
after 10 o'clock and the streets through
which the procession passed were lined
with people,, who greeted the moving
column with enthuslastto cheers and
waving of handkerchiefs. The festlvl-
ties were brought to a close with a
picnic.
Brooklyn, Sept 8. Though the ma
jority of Brooklyn's wage-earners either
held . quiet celebrations of their own
or went to neighboring cities to help
their fellows there make the occasion a
glorious one, enough remained behind
and took part in the parades to remind
the public that It was Labor day.
The chief parade was given under the
auspices of the Knights of Labor and
about 6,000 were In line.
At Cleveland.
Cleveland, O., Sept. 3. Labor day was
more generally observed here to-day
than ever before. The city was in hoi!
day attire, and nearly every business
house in the city was closed. Many of
the labor unions- participated In a pa
rade In the morning, and In the after
noon there was a monster picnic at
Forest City park.
Thousand in Parade.
Baltimore, Sept. 8. Labor's national
holiday was generally observed here to
day. Ten thousand worklngmen parti
cipated in a grand street parade and at
tended a picnic. Business was generally
suspended. Many business houses and
dwellings along the route of the pro
cession were handsomely decorated,and
the day was In a great measure given
up to pleasure seeking. ' '
In Mew Bedford.
New---Bedford, Mass, Sept 8. The
chief feature In the observance of La
bor day In New Bedford was the parade
of the various labor" organizations, heJ
greater part of whom were textile oper
atlves, and superior to anything here
tofore attempted in that line in this'
vicinity, and coming as it did at the
time of the greatest strike ever experi
enced here, the parade created a great
deal of Interest and thousands of people
came here from miles around. There
were 6,000 tollers In the parade repre
senting the typographies, glassblow
ers, painters, bricklayers and the vari
ous branches of the textile trade.
Noticeable features of the procession
were 200 mill operatives In line and a
brigade of backboys carrying brooms.
A number of transparencies were dis
played in line, bearing on the present
strike troubles.
After parading over a long route the
paraders took boats for Palmer's Island
just off the mainland, where a gigantic
clambake was partaKen oi.
All strike matters were lost sight of
In the observance of the day.
Business Was Suspended.
Providence, R. I., Sept 3. Until this
year there has been practically no- cele
bration of Labor day in Rhode Island.
but to-day business was suspended and
the day was made a real holiday. In
the morning there was a large parade of
the labor unions, who made an excursion
to Crescent Park and spent the day
there. This was the only formal cele
bratlon, other characteristics of. the
usual holiday being present throughout
the city.
Labor Day in Various Places.
Norwich labor organizations had a
parade yesterday, with floats in line
representing different manufacturers
and ' two well known barbers had a
gilt edged traveling barber shop In
the procession; In Danbury there were
games and addresses at the opera house
by T. H. Turner of Washington and
M. J. Donnelly of Illinois and Company
G, Fourth regiment, had its shooting
match; in New Britain there was only
trotting at the park; Ansonia had sev
eral bail games; and in Waterbury
there was a large parade and a picnic;
In Merlden there was a parade with
1,500 men inline and a picnic at Terrace
Garden and twenty-nine wheelmen left
on a century run to Springfield and
return, among them one , clergyman,
Rev. Father Kost
A LETTER FROM D. X. PAIGE.
Alleged Offer by the Defaulter for a Set-
; tlement. '
Cleveland, O., Sept 8. A letter from
David R, Paige, the former representa
tive in congress, who is accused of hav
ing forged the name of the late John
Huntington to hundreds of , thousands
of dollars' worth of paper, has been re
ceived in Cleveland, In it Paige says
that he has made a liberal offer to
banks holding Pajge, Carey , A Co.'s
paper to redeem all paper held by
them, which offer has been accepted by
nearly all such banks and Nthat the
Huntington attorneys are by agree
ment with his atttorneys remaining
pensive to give him an oppoivunlty to.
effect a settlement Paige also wrote
that he took .no money, books, or
pniiers with him to Booth America, and
for corroboration refers to F. H.T-tlfde,
a New Tork detective, who.; he snv.
was sent to sea him by the Hunting
ton -estate attorneys. "Paige's letter is
dated San Isaldot , . .
MURDERED WHILE IN BED.
Mita. potter found with a to
iler HOLE IX If A lt TEMPLE.
Her Hatband Had Ooae Off to Dig Clam
for a family Gathering and Short Tint
Later a Neighbor Foond Her Dead-Bob
bery We tb Motive.
Providence, R. T., Sept. 1 Mrs. Susan
A. Potter, aged twenty eight, a farmer'
wife, living near Rice City tn the twn
of Coventry, was found dead In bed
with a bullu: hole In her left temple
early this morn'ng.
The woman's husband and a neigh
bor had left home about 2 o'clock this
morning to so to the shore of Nam
gansett Bay, some twenty miles dis
tort, to dig clams for a family gathering
which was o be held on Wednesday,
and when a neighbor whom the hus
band had requested to do some obores
In the morning called at the Potter re.
ldence he found the woman murdered,
one of the windows broken, and the In
terior of the farmhouse strewn with the
contents of trunks and drawers which
had apparently been ransacked by the
murderer.
The woman had evidently been mur
dered, after which the house was ran.
sacked. While appearances seem to in
dicate that robbery was the motive,
there was nothing about the place to
excite cupidity, the people being re
puted as very poor anion? their neigh
bors.
Rice City, the scene of the murdc-r,
is a small hamlet situated in a sparsely
settled farming region In the western
part of the town of Coventry, near the
Connecticut line, and the house occu
pied by the murdered woman was an
Isolated one.
Two Men Killed.
Hyde Park, Sept 8. A Providence ex
press train on the New Haven road
struck and killed two men at 1:30 p,
on the meadows above Readvllie.
. m,
Poor Racing at Fleetwood.
New Tork, Sept 3. The New Tork
treating meeting in the grand circuit
opened at Fleetwood to-day with line
weather, a good track and a crowd of
over 4,000 spectators, while the pro
gram was not specially attractive.
World's Record Broken.
; Syracuse, N. T., Sept 8. Over 4,000
people saw the first day's races of the
Syracuse Athletic association at the
State fair grounds to-day. The world
mile novice record was lowered to 2:20
by F. H. Fellows of the Century Cycling
UhJ3rrao-e. . ....
liquor Wa Not laetadedS
Washington, Sept. 8. At the meeting
of the supreme lodge of the Knights of
Pythias to-day a number of' reports
were submitted, but they did not in
clude those on the German ritual or
liquor question as wns expected. The
report on the code of statutes was taken
up and occupied nearly tne entire morn
ing session. A printed copy of the new
constitution adopted on Saturday by a
vote of 90 to 1 was to-day given to eaoh
representative.
HIS NECK BROKEN.
John H. Schmidt, a Guilford Farmer,
Instantly Killed.
Middletown, Sept. 3. John A.
Schmidt a Guilford farmer, aged sixty
years, was instantly killed thlB morn
ing at South Farms. Mr. Schmidt was
a well-to-do farmer and merchant. He
came to this city each week selling
groceries and produce. As was his cus.
torn he came here this morning and
stopped at the house of Mrs. Khrlers'
which Is located on the steep hill run
nlng down to the Russell company's
rubber mill. He went into Mrs. Ehr-
lers' house. As he came out his horse
started to run. He grasped the bit
and was thrown , down. The hind
wheels of the wagon struck him. In
the neck, breaking it short off. The in
ters' honse, where he died before Dr.
jured man was carried Into Mrs. Ehr-
Edgerton, who was called, reached the
house. The body was removed to his
late, home in Guilford. Mr. Schmidt
owned the Guilford pond and the land
surrounding it. He leaves quite a
family. Will Nlssen of the McDonough
barber shop is a nephew.
Bed Badge Worn.
Philadelphia, Sept 3. The stock and
other exchanges were closed to-day,but
many of the business houses which ob
served Saturday as Labor day, were
open for business as usual. The Penn
sylvania legislature fixed . upon
the first day .of September
as the day for labor's outlna-.
instead of the first Monday as in other
states. About 600 worklngmen, the ma
jority wearing the red badge of the so
cialistic labor party, left the Labor
Lyceum.headquarters of theUnlted Ger
man trades, this morning, and proceed
ed to Washington park, wher a monster
picnic and Labor day . demonstration
was held.
Three Seconds Knookad Off, -
Indianapolis, Sept. , Nearly four
thousand people witnessed the opening
races of the driving association to-day.
The traok was a trlnV slow; The $12
pace was the feature of the . day.
Doble's Direction lowered his . record
from 2:14 1-2-to 2il0 1-4. In the nine
race Ed Easton, the Buffalo stallion
Knocaeu vuree nuuoaa irons 01 time.
In the second heat of this raoe Ed Bus.
ton and Guerita finished neok and neck
amid great excitement. - - . ,
' Bteaeyl Nominated. .
Salem, Mass, Sept 3. The populists
of the sixth congressional district to
day, nominated Josep.l K. Harris of Ha
verhill. Benjamin H. Blaney of Mar
blehead was nominate, u councillor, ;
IT FAVOR OF TUB VIOILAXT.
It I Believed That Ike Will Win the Cap
May Cap.
Cowes, Sept. I. The Tankee sloop
Vigilant Is here preparing for the Cape
May cup race on Wednesday. The race
will begin at t a, m, and will extend
over this course: ' From off Alum bay
pier, Isle of Wight out of the Needles
passage to the western end of Cher.
bourg breakwater, thence to Cherbourg
roads, out of the eastern end of the
breakwater, back through the Needles
channel to the starting line, a dlstanco
of about 122 milt.
Opinion here this evening Is that If
the yrevaillng wind continues the race
will be almost a steady reach and will
be won by the Vigilant
Mut Be Detained.
London, Sept 3. The British govern
ment has informnd the goverement of
Japan that the Japanese gunboat Tat
suta must be detained at Aden under
the foreign enlistment act until the
war between China and Japan Is over.
OX THE BALI. FIELD.
At New Tork The New Torks had a
Dlcnlc with the Cincinnati here this
morning.
New Tork...0 3 7 0 0 1 3 0 2-16
Cincinnati ..1 00001 000-2
Hits New Tork 18, Cincinnati 6. Er
rorsNew Tork 2, Cincinnati 6. Batter
iesClarke, Meekln and Farrell Four-
nler and Merrltt.
At this afternoon's' game Rusle
pitched for the home team and kept the
hits more scattered than did Dwyer.
New Tork.. ..2 2011000 x-8
Cincinnati ..2 00003000-4
Hits New Tork 8, Cincinnati 8. Er
rors New Tork 3, Cincinnati 3. Batter
les Rusle and Farrell; Dwyer and Mer
rltt
At Pittsburg The Plttsburgs put up
a strong hitting and fielding game to.
day, the senators being distanced from
the start.
Pittsburg ...1 30224 37 x-22
Washington 000000010-1
At Brooklyn Seven thousand persons
saw the ball representatives Of Brook
lyn trounce the Lotusvilles In two fairly
well contested games far Eastern Park
to-day. .
Brooklyn ....2 110 10 0 1 x-
Louls'Ie 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2-4
Hits Broeklyn 8, Louisville t. Errors
Brooklyn 4, Louisville 8. Batterlest
Lucid and Dslley; Knell anil Zahner.
Second game r -
Brooklyn 1 3 0 0 8 0 0 28
Louisville . 0 0 lrjl - t 90 1-3
; Hits Brooklyn 12, Louisville S. Errors
Brooklyn 4, Louisville 8.' Batteries-
Daub and Kinslow; Inks and Kahner. ,
At Boston The Chicago gave the
champions a hard tussle In the morning
game to-day and a batting spurt in the
ninth landed them victors. . ,
Boston ......01 0 10 0 111-5
Chicago' 0 0 0 0. 1 0 2 0 1-
Hits Boston 11, Chicago 12. Errors
Boston 4, Chicago 3. Batteries
Staley and Ganzel; Griffith and
Schrlver.
The afternoon game was won in
walk by Boston at the finish.
Boston ...... 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 6 0-11
Chicago 0 010010204
Hits Boston 18, Chicago 8. Errors-
Boston 3, Chicago 6. Batteries-
Nichols and Ganzel; Schrlver and
Hutchinson.
At Baltimore Baltimore Cleveland
games played this afternoon for one
admission and the largest crowd of the
season attended.
(First game.)
Baltimore ...2 0 6 0 1 3 2 0 13
Cleveland ...0 002000002
Hits Baltimore 19, Cleveland 6. Er
rorsBaltimore 0, Cleveland 0. Bat
teries Esper and Robinson; Sullivan
and O'Connor.
(Second game.)
Baltimore 0 1 4 5 2 416
Cleveland ...0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 02
Hits Baltimore 22, Cleveland 7. Er
rorsBaltimore 2, Cleveland t. Bat
teries Hawke and Robinson; Toung
and Zlmmer.
At Philadelphia Nearly 7,000 people
saw the Philadelphia take two games
from St. Louis this afternoon.
(First game.)
Phila 1 0 4 0 0 8 0 0 0-8
St. Louis ....0 000000 101
Hits Philadelphia 13, St. Louis 2.
Errors Philadelphia 0, St. Louis 2.
Batteries Weyhlng and Clements;
Breitenstein, Miller and Twlnehar.t.
. (Second game.)
Phila 0 003000306
St Louis ....0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 21
Hits Philadelphia 13, St. Louis 7.
Errors Philadelphia , St. Louis 1.
Batteries Jones and Orady; Hnwlev
and Twineham.
. In Derby.
Derby, Sept. 3.-Rev. W. H. Barton
will leave for Alexandria bay.Thousand
Islands, to-morrow morning for two
weeks. He will visit other points in that
Vicinity before returning home.
Mark Cohen, a large dry goods me-
chant of Little Rock, Ark., Mrs. Gott
lieb and Miss Flora Reshower of Coney
Island, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lem
uel Halper.
Mrs. R. W. Blake went to Great Bar-
rlngton Saturday. She will join her hus
band, who Is stopping at the Berkshire
Inn. Mrs. Ida Watson, a niece of Mrs.
Blake, is her guest
George Hubbeii or springneld Is visit
ing his son-tn-law, Theodore Hoppen.
Mr. Hubbell has Just come out of the
hospital where he was treated several
weeks for rheumatic iritis. He is get
ting along nicely. . , ; .
Miss Bessie Smith of Slxtft street will
accompany Miss Mamie McDonald
home to Palm Beach, Fla., to-djy. The
former will make' ai long.. visif. south.
The latter has been north .Kit summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McDonald left for
their home to-day. ?
FATAL TRIP TO SAVIN ROCK
DEATH FOLLOWED YKHTKRDA T'S
LABOR DAY FESTIVITIES,
Mr. Mary I.erlne Htrlokoa with Hurt
Disease Near Hea View Hotel Was A(v
eompanUd br Sou and HUtara Medical
Kiaralnor' Kaport.
The festivities at Savin Rock yester
day were marred early last evening by
the sudden death from heart failure of
Mrs. Mary Levlne of (3 Washington
street About t o'clock yesterday after
noon Mrs. Levlne was standing on the
beach In front of the Sea View hotel
when she was suddenly seen to reel and
fall to the ground. She was taken Into
the hotel where, through the kindness
of Hehman 8peh, the proprietor, she
was given a room and attended by Dr,
T. E. Morrison of Hartford, a guest at
the house.
The woman was suffering from heart
disease, and although all the restora
tives known to medical science were ap
plied, they were of no avail, and she
died at 5:30 o'clock. At the time she was
stricken she was in the company of her
nine-year-old son and her sister, the
latter of whom fainted when Mrs. Le
vlne died. Medical Examiner Harnett
was promptly notified, and after Inves
tigating the case rendered a verdict
that death was due to heart disease.
The remains wer removed to Cox &
Heme's undertaking establishment
where they were prepared for burial.
Several days ago Mrs. Levine's two
sisters started for Ireland with the In
tention of bringing their mother to this
city, where all Intended to make their
home. It is said that Mrs. Levlne had
not lived with her husband for some
time past. She leaves a nine-year-old
son, a brother and several sisters.
CROSIN GETS FLOWERS.
They Ar Showered Upon the Condemned
Murderer.
Hartford, Sept. 3. It was announced
seml-offlclally this afternoon that
meeting of the state board of pardons
will be held within a week or two to
consider the application of John Cronin,
the condemned murdorer, who has peti
tioned the board for a commutation of
his sentence. Cronin is awaiting the de-
clslon of the board on a respite which
was granted a few we;ks ago by Gover
nor Morris.
' Cronin, since his escape from execu
tion. has received maqy visitors at the
prison 7and flowers have been brought
tO'blm by the persons vlsitinz him.
He seems to Vive brightened up" wITh"
new hop and confidently believes that
tne ooara win act lav iraoiy in nis case.
GOOD SHOOTING lOXE.
The Wind in a Measure Prevented Great
' Scores.
Seagirt N. J., Sept. 3. The camp
grounds at Seagirt are filled with
marksmen from all parts of the United
states. Borne excellent shooting was
done to-day, although a strong wind
in a great measure prevented any ex
traordinary scores. A heavy mist also
hung over the targets and made It al
most impossible to discern them. This,
however, lifted toward noon and made
the shooting much better.
The best score of the day was made
by Private Stout of the Thirteenth
Pennsylvania infantry, who scored 48
out of a possible 60 at the 500 ranee.
A dozen other scoree ran up as high
as 46 and a number made 45. Governor
Werts, president of the New Jersey
Rifle association, watched the shooting
witn great interest. The teams from
Massachusetts and Connecticut hit the
bun-eyes on all sides.
Stabbed In the Side.
Bridgeport, Sept 3. Hunter Walker
and Joseph Leonard . quarrelled over
money matters to-night. Joe Brown
went to the scene of the trouble and
saw Walker with a pistol at Leonard's
head, and pulled it away. Walker then
pulled a knife and 'stabbed Leonard in
the left side. Leonard is at the hospital,
and Walker has left town.
W edding In Ansonia.
Ansonia, Sept, 3.. Frederick E.
Nichols of Newark, N. J., and Miss
Eliza G. Halilwell of Ansonia were mar
ried at high noon to-day at the home of
the 'bride's parents, 34 Mott street.
Rev. W. F. Markwlck of the Congrega
tional church officiating. After a brelf
wedding trip they will make their home
In Newark.
ROBBERY OF A RAILROAD.
Flight of a Ticket-Seller With Two Day's
Receipts.
New Tork, Sept. 8. James Beegan,
nineteen years old, who was employed
by the Long Inland Railroad company
at the union station at Fifth avenue
and Thirty-sixth street, Brooklyn, as a
ticket agent, who left suddenly last
night, taking with him. two days' re
ceipts amounting to about 8400, was
still missing to-day. Beegan boarded
at No. 507 Seventeenth street and went
on duty at 5:30 p. m.r relieving" Mr.
Bill. A short time after he asked Will
lam Coulter, a ticket taker, to take his
place temporarily, which he did..
Beegan lauea to return, out at 0:45 p.
m. Hiram Farren, a collector, put in an
appearance to gather Up the receipts.
He found the safe locked, but on open
ing It discovered the safe empty and
the receipts for September 1 and 2 gone.
The exact amount of money taken
could not be determined. It was found
upon investigation that Beegan left his
boarding house at about 8 p. m. and
later was seen ridtng on the elevated
Jroad In the direction st the .bridge
BRIDUEI'OHT IUVVVLK K ICKS.
Interesting- Kvents at the I'lexsiue llaach
t'nllseum.
Bridgeport, Sept. 3. The field day and
festival of the Kambflng Wheelmen
was held at the Pleasure Beach colis
eum to-day, and whs largely nttended.
The results were as follows:
One mile Evening Post novice Flrnt
prize, silver mi'diil, $15; second prize,
silver medal, 110; third prize, cyclo
meter, $3.60.
H. H. Leopold. R. W., Bridgeport; W.
H. Owens, It. W., Bridgeport; C. P.
Nellsen, R. W., Porlchester, N. Y.; W.
M. Royden, Milford; G.E.Banks, HrldK,
port; M. J. WulKh. Milford; F. Welsh,
Bridgeport: I H. Adult, N. T. W., New
Tork.
First prize, Lenpokt second prize,
Nellsen; third prlxe, Adslt. Time, 2:404.
One-half mile open First prize, gold
watch, $40; second prize, clock, $16;
third prize, bicycle lamp, $7.60.
F. C. Hoyt, R. W., Bridgeport; G. W.
Coffin, Newark, N. J.; John Nellsen, R.
W., Porchester, N. T.; George Hugo,
New Haven; R. M. Robinson, N. T. W.,
New Tork: R. B. Gregory, West Nor
walk; Clifford Smith, R. C. C, Walling
ford; Monte Scott, Plain vllle, N. J.;
G. A. McEdwards, Springfield; C. S.
Fox, Fairfield; E. H. Brogden, R.C.C.,
Walllngford; T. R Ashton B. W. C,
Bridgeport,
First prize, Fox;, second prize, Hugo
of New Haven; third prize, Scott. Time,
1:1714.
One mile handicap First prize, gold
watch, $50; second prize, silver watch,
$20; third prize, clock, $15; fourth prize,
bicycle lamp, $7.60; fifth prize, sweater,
$5.
First heat Five men to start In final.
F. C. Hoyt, R.W., Bridgeport: H. H.
Leopold, R. W., Bridgeport; Thomas
Walsh; R. W., Fairfield; John R. Cott
rell, Wallngford; George Hugo.New Ha
ven; C. A. S. Wyrtzen, R. W., Fairfield;
A. L. Stewart, Bridgeport; R. B. Gre
gory, West Norwalk; J. B. Ferris, R. W.
Bridgeport: Monte Scott, Platnville; G.
E. Banks, Bridgeport; M. J. Walsh, Mil
ford; E. G. Brogden, R. C. C, Walllng
ford. First man in, Hoyt; second, Hugo of
New Haven; third, Walsh; fourth, Leo
pold; fifth, Scott. Time, 2:27.
Second heat George W. Coffin, New
ark; W. H. Owens, R. W., Bridgeport;
James Elder, Brooklyn; R. M. Robin
son, N. T. W., New York; Clifford Smith,
R. C. C'i Walllngford; C. P. Nelson, R.
W., Portchester; G. A. McEdwards,
Springfield; W. M. Royden, Milford;
cTs.
x, Fairfield; John Hodge, N. T.
W New Tork; Frank Welsh, Bridge.
port; L. H. Adslt, N. T. W., New Tork;
T. R. Aston, B. W. C, Bridgeport.
First prize, Smith of Walllngford;
second, McEdwards; third, Fox; fourth,
Adslt; fifth, Aston. Time 2:314. '
One mile open. First prize, gold
watch, $60; second prize, sliver watch,
$20; third prize, sweater, $5.
F.'C. Hoyt, R. W. Bridgeport; James
Elder, Brooklyn; John Nellsen, R. W.,
Portchester, N. T.; George Hugo, Nw
Haven; R. B. Gregory, West Norwalk;
Clifford Smith, R. W. C, Walllngford;
Monte Scott, Plainfield; G. A. Ed
wards, Springfield; C. S. Fox, Fair
field; John Hodge, N. T. W., New Tork;
E. H. Brogden, R. C. C, Walllngford;
T. R. Aston, B. W. C. Bridgeport.
Time limit, 2:35.
Final heat One-mile handicap. First
McEdwards; second, Fox; third, Smith
ct Walllngford; fourth. Hugo of New
Haven; fifth, Aston. Time, 2:23.
Five mile handicap First prize, gold
watch, $50; second prize, silver tea ser
vice, $20; third prize, silver shaving
mug, $10; fourth prize, bicycle pants, $5.
F. C. Hoyt, R. W., Bridgeport; H. H.
Leopold, R. W Bridgeport; G. W.
Coffin, Newark;; Thomas Walsh, R. W.,
Fairfield; James Elder, Brooklyn; John
Nellson, R. W., Portchester; J. R.
Cottrell, R. C. C, Walllngford; George
Hugo, New Haven; R. B. Gregory, West
Norwalk; J. B. Ferris, Bridgeport; Clif
ford Smith, R. C. C, Walllngford;
Monte Scott, Plainfield; G. A. McEd
wards, Springfield; M. J. Welch, Mil
ford; E. H. Brogden, R. C. C, Walllng
ford; L. H. Adslt, N. T. W., New York;
T. R. Aston, B. W. C, Bridgeport;
Charles Hartman, Bridgeport.
First, McEdwards; second, Hoyt;
third, Scott; fourth, Smith of Walllng
ford. Time 14:38 2-5.
One mile R. W. handicap First prize.
silver cup, $40; second prize, bicycle
outfit, $25; third prize, bicycle lamp,
$6.50.
F. C. Hoyt, Bridgeport; H. H. Leo
pold, Bridgeport; W. H. Owens. Bridge
port; Thomas Walsh, Fairfield; C. A. S.
Wyrtzen, Fairfield; E. M. , Piatt,
Bridgeport; J. B; Ferris, Bridgeport; A.
I'. Harvey, Bridgeport.
First, Walsh! second, Wyrtzen: third.
Leopold. Time 2:30 1-5.
THE ADELPHIAS
Elect Offlcers-Excltlns Ball Game Yes
reruay.
The Adelphla Literary association
has elected these officers:
President, L. Metzger: vice president.
A. Johnson; financial secretary, H.
Fisher; treasurer, M. Lamert; recording
secretary L. Spier.
The society and the K.O.J, society
Dlaved a Verv evoltfnff- era ma nf ttoaahall
yesterday afternoon on the Cottagers'
grounas in west waven.tnis society be
ing the. winner by a score of 27 to 17.
The Adelphla team was made up of the
following memhprnr A. Jnhmnn n TT
Besser, c.j Fred Adler, lb.; Louis Weil,
so.; miiion wen, 3D.; uari Kosentnal,
M. a A1hoif Pna.ntkol 1 t M.v rtu.
terweis, c. f.; and L. Metzgar, r.f.
Base Ball In Milford.
The Edgewood Baseball association ot
WestvlUe defeated the Milford Athletic
association yesterday, in MUfpjd by a
Kpra af u la i. !. ; . ;r7 ,
CAUILV AWAITING JUS END
loixr of vAuis i::mih ve irirot
hue At hih.ih.oi:. ,
lie lte;tll Thnt the t.nd Is Near and
Has lliililt-ii n r'Hii'netl tn All 111 Pi mllr
He.-vnntsCJrmrlni; Weaker hue rerfuctly
I insluns.
London, Sept. 3. The Count of Paris
is rapidly growing weaker, and the end
Is not for off. All of the dying man's
family are at his bedside. Princess
Waldt-mar of Denmark and Prince do.
Joinvllle urrived at Stowe house last
eviMilng. making this gathering of the
Orleans family the largest since thsj
dwuh of King Louis Phillip. The Count
of Purls is conscious, and awaits the.
cud with patience and fortitude. He has,
bidden farewell to all the servants ft
the household. j j
41
The Negro Was Eliminated.
Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 8. Arkansas,
voted on all state and legislative oft
fleers to-day. This, was the first praoe
tlcal teBt of the Arkansas poll tax QuaU
Ifioatton law. The negro was practical! J
eliminated from the contest The eleo
tlon passed off quietly, and a light votq
was polled. The chairman of the dem
ocratlc state committee estimates lh4
democratic majority at 30,000. ' i
;
A New M osteal Departure.
Professor F. A. Fowler announces m
new and Important departure of much!
general Interest. Mr. Fowler has or
ganlzed a school of musio, the chantfe
of base from individual work; belnjj
made owing to the constantly lnoseap
Ing demands upon his time and apple
quent Inability hitherto to reoetve) all
applicants. The new school starts- tm
der most flattering auspices, Dr
Griggs of New Tork olty will haw,
charge of the department of volca cul
tune amd is noted for bis highly, sua,
cessful work. He has been studying
abroad and is now musical dlrantbr ot
the Metropolitan College ot Musio. Newi
Tork city. He will come to New Haven!
every week for one day at tfae Fowlep
school. Professor Fowler will hava
charge of the piano, voice, organ and
harmony departments, Franz MUolteJ
that of violin and ensemble playing,
Miss Kate Lewis, piano, Miss Delia A,
Biiggs, piano; and Arthur L. Bristol,
organ. The success of the school Is
already assured and the studio Is ad
mlrably fitted up and equipped fot
teaching and contains a two-manual
pipe organ, blown by electrlo-inQtorfo
the use of organ, pupils. " '
. ' : igUM
A BIG CAVCVS. '
The Largest In Many Tears In Waling
ford The Result. t
There was the largest attendance af,
the republican caucus last evening: thad
has been gathered In any similar event
for many years. The aotlon of the cau
cus was harmonious and conducted ift
such a manner that none of the croak
ers can cry "Ring Work" or dtsoovei
anything that looks that way. Them
was a slate made out and rushed
through, as the most of the deietxated
were elected by ballot and werei thsj
choice of the members of the party, whs)
were present and comprise ai chotosj
selection of the best men In the party.
W. A. Trask called the meeting to orden
and Judge Hubbard was . selected am
chairman, with W. A. Trask as clerk.
The first business was the eclectic. 0j
a town committee. W. A. Trask wast
unanimously elected as chairman of thai
committee and the old committee u
re-elected, with the exception of tltsj
placing of Herbert M. Hall In the DlacM
of his father, Alexander Hall, and O,
a. waii, wno, owing to bis other duties.
could not continue on the committee.
rne delegates to the various convene :
tlons are as follows:
State L. M. Hubbard. ohairmamflVL
H. Newton, W. J. Leavenworth, J. J7aA
ter mix.
Congressional E. M. Judd, chalrmani
C. F. Wooding, C. G. Phelps, Ai L Mar
tin.
Sheriff O. A. Glahn. chalrmani li,
M. Monroe, C. W. Nichols, Z.
Beach. .
Senatorial Edgar S. Hall, chalrmani
Samuel Hodgklnson, C. R. Lamb Ix!
W. Burke. T
It was voted that In case any dels
gate cannot attend, a substitute shall
be appointed by the other members It
the delegation.
Unknown Man Killed.
South Norwalk, Conn., Sept. 3. A'st
unknown man, richly dressed, wit
struck by a New Tork bound express
on the New Tork and New Haven roatf
near Rowayton and instantly killed.
There was nothing in his pockets by
which Identification could be establish
ed, and the remains were removed tf
Gregory's morgue. He was walking the
track. He carried a satchel tilled wllhj
r-lpfl.ll linen Anri tnllpt nr-tlnlpa
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Eighth Ward.
The republicans of the Eighth wur$
will meet at Emmerich's carriage shop,
668 State street, Friday evening, , Sep
tember 7, at 3 o'clock, to elect delegate;
to the state, representative, probata
shrievalty, senatorial and congressional
conventions.
FRED A. BETTS, Chairman. ;
The Lehigh Valley Railroad
is the pioturesque tine from New TorM
to the west via Niagara Falls. '
Solid vestibule trains run through 1.
38 hours without change of cars. ,
Send to W. B. Smith, General latter
Passenger Agent, No. 235 Broadway,
New York, for time-table and Wdm
trated descriptive matter in regard to
the road, ... . . i
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