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VOL XII. NO. 243. FRICE TIIiVE CENTS. NEW HAVEN CONN., TRIDAY, OCTOBER 12,1804 THE CARRINGTON PUBLISinNG CO. MIL'S CAMPAIGN OPENED A xtrrnmiAMTio nrcKmbn bx .TUB PEOPLE Or BXKACVSE. In nil Speech He told That Thomas 0. Piatt Waa lha Heal Nomlwa for Governor by tha Bepubllo.iui nd I bat Morton M a. Only a rlgurehead. Syracuse, 3it 1L Senator Hill open ed tha demosra'ts campaign hare to night In the .Uhambm rink and was accorded a magnliloent reception. He spent tha afternoon preparing his speech, but was frequently Interrupted by party .leaders w'.io were from all over the country and tha counties of Madison, Osweg, Wayne, Oneida and Cortland. At 8 o'clock h had not flnlshfd Us speech and he was obliged to go to the hall with It uncompleted. Before go ing to tha hall Mr. Hill expressed him self as much pleased with tha reception tendered him here to-day and with the assurances of support and the deter minatlon to work which his many friends had manifested. At o'clock he left the hotel under the escort of the committee of arrangements. He waa ertthuslautlca'.l cheered as he passed through the lobby to his carriage. A band preceded the carrlaff JB to th-? hall and the straps were alive wltn people. Cannon roared and much colored fire lit the way tj the meeting ilnce. The Alhambra' was crowded long he. fore the meit'.ng waa called to order and over five thousund people crowded Into a seating capacity of three thousf nd, Many were unable to gain admisplon The seats on the stage were occupied by prominent party leaders of tills vl clnlty. Senator Hill's entrance to the hall was the signal fur tumultuous and long-continued applause. The meeting was called to order by Colonel Yale, chairman of the Onondaga county dem ocracy, and H. J. Mowry was named as chairman. The latter Introduced Sena- tor Hill, paying him a high compliment upon his sturdy efforts in behalf uf trie democracy and congratulating him on his marked successes for tho cause. Senator Hill 'hen stepped forward to address the audience and was greeted by long-co.itlnued applause. Mr.Hlll at the beginning-of his speech Jn subBtance said: "It Is my pleasure that I recall the fact that my first nomination for state office occurred In Syracuse, and that during all my political career the democracy of this city has been among my most earnest supporters; m. w -wnrvr a viuiiiub I it l. lino WUIIi; was the birthplace of that distinguished and sterling democrat and statesman; ' Seymour, and that It . was also the boyhood home for many years of the present democratic president' of the United States Grover Cleveland, where struggling with honest poverty he ac quired those habits and principles of economy which have always been dis tinguishing features of his official ad ministrations in state and nation. It is my Intention to conduct on my part an honorable campaign, free from unneces sary politics, and worthy of the Im portant public questions at issue be tween the two principal parties. There must necessarily be differences of opln ion on some public questions, and such differences honestly entertained furnish no excuse for coarse abuse or bitter per sonal reflections. I propose to conduct a creditable canvass In behalf of my party, which has honored me with its leadership, so that at its conclusion, whatever be the result, I shall be able to retain at least my own self-respect, . and I hope as well the personal re spect of my adversaries. "Facts and arguments are the weap- - ons which I shall Invoke rather than vilification and vituperation. In great political contests measures arid not men should be essentially the factors." Mr. Hill stated that he had only the kindliest feelings and the most pro found- respect for the gentleman whom the republican party, or rather, Mr. - Piatt had selected as his opponent. He acknowledge Mr. Morton's many ex cellent qualities and admitted that his candidacy was formidable and dariger- ' ous. He spoke of Mr. Morton as having been born In prohibition Vermont, "whose republicanism is most extreme and Illiberal," and as afterwards liv ing in New Hampshire until as late as 1867, the state constitution prohibited any person "not of the Protestant re ligion" from being governor or a mem ber of the legislature. New Hampshire's bill of rights, Mr. Hill said, still provided that only Prot estant teachers of piety, religion and morality, might be maintained at public expense. Mr. Hill thought It not lm- possible that the narrow associations of Vermont and the proscrlptlve sentiment of New Hampshire might have lnfluT enced Mr. Morton's convictions ; upon certain public questions and led to his selection In this peculiar crisis. Mr. Hill declared that the republican candidate for governor was Mr. Piatt. Mr. Morton never antagonized Mr. Piatt and always' thought as Mr. Piatt thought . He (Hill) would not be one of Mr. ' Piatt's traducers, but he In sisted that Mr. Piatt should be a guber natorial candidate in person and not by proxy. Mr. Hill said: ' , "We decline to belittle the impor tant questions which divide the parties by entering upon the discussion of the abuses pertaining to the police depart ment of a single city. The party will not sanction blackmailing whether Jn democratic or republican municipalities. The police department of New Tork city Is a non-partisan department gov erned by civil service rules and the ir regularities or abuses recently expt sed have already Implicated more republi can than democratle police officials. Such exposures have been followed by prompt dismissals from the force' and prompt . I -A Al. - - M . prosecuwuun a-i we uibuiuw zealous ' democratic officers. It Is idle to think , that a state election can be made to turn upon such purely local matters. (The partisan Lexow committee has not sought to dlsi C r any police abuses In any republican 'Vtle. Neither do we propose to perm.L y old Issms plready entirely disposed , to engross our at tention. "T A n nnt i n .... A V, rau nA straw but I desire simply w suggest that tha democrats had fairly carried the state in 1891 by 47.000 majority, and no legal quibble, no technicalities and no harsh constructions of Judicial -orders should have been permitted to deprive them of the control of the legislature to w Ich under such circumstances the domi nant party was fairly entitled, and whether any law was strained or not." Mr. Hill proceeded to denounce the apportionment plan adopted by the constitutional convention as an Iniqui tous scheme to rob and disfranchise the democrats of the state. He declared that the success of the scheme meant the loss of New York for ever to the democratic party. He ap pealed to his party friends to arouse to the danger which confronted them in this matter and laying aside prejudices and disappointments and preferences. unite to preserve the life of their party now seriously imperilled. Mr. Hill then condemned "that un-American spirit which Is Insidiously fastening Itself up on portions of our communities which seeks to set up a religious test as one of the qualifications for public offices, He claimed that the sympathy for this Intolerant spirit had found much sup port in republican circles. He regarded it as significant that the republican state convention refused to Incorporate any provision in its platform condemn Ing such an un-American policy of in tolerance. Mr. Hill denied that the democratic party was Justly responsl ble for the hard times through which the country had Just passed. The financial panic of last year and the succeeding hart times, he argued, were the results of republican legisla tion enacted during Mr. Harrison's ad ministrationthe Sherman silver , bill and. the McKinley tariff act. The na Hon for a time was virtually bankrupt because the available funds had been used to carry out the provisions of the Sherman law, and the McKinley bill failed to. produce the required revenues. With these two obnoxious statutes re (sealed, he said, the country was now entering upon better times. W-at the country needed now was industrial peace. Any attempt to repeal the ex isting law and to substitute the McKin ley law In its place would disturb tht business Interests of the country and re store the hard times.- A fair, trial of the existing. tariff law before a general revision was attempt ed was the wise and safe policy. Mr, Hill reviewed the tariff legislation, cov ering many points brought out In his speech before ,the democratic - state convention. He said that the record of his party upon free raw materials was sufficient to entitle it to the suffrages of the people. The price of wool was now higher, because since it had been made free there had been an increasing demand for wool on the part of the manufacturers. Referring to the na tional administration Mr. Hill said: "President Cleveland's administration In all of Its departments commends it self to the warm admiration of all peo ple. It has been honest, consistent and conscientious. He deserves the confi dence of the people. Therefore you snouia remember that one of the Issues this fall in this state is the approval or disapproval of Mr. Cleveland's admin Istration, and give it the endorsement and approval which its wise acts entitle it to. Not one of us regret the splendid vote we gave Mr. Cleveland in 1892." Mr. Hill declare his position on number of state issues and said: believe in honest government in nation, state, city and town, and have no sym pathy with fraud or corruption any where. I pledge my best efforts to up root rascality wherever- it may exist in our state and to punish the offenders wherever found. If the nomination which I have reluctantly accepted shall ue rauoea Dy me people i snail as sume the office under no obligation to any ring, machine, cabal or political clique, and free from any entangling al liance and with the sole desire to dis charge my duty to the whole people according to the best of my ability. To my party friends I have only to say that the past differences shall be forgot ten and that all -Interests, all sections and all' factions shall be treated fairly and alike. In conolusion he said: "I regret that oerlain estimable gentlemen in New York and Brooklyn have announced their unwillingness - to give . me their support at the election . and express a desire to advocate a third ticket. I de plore such action, not on aooount of any injustice or result to myself per sonally, but for the democratic cause which their pnwlse action tends to im peril. They know' that this nomination was not of my seeking and that I sought in every honorable way to be relieved from the burdens and responsibilities which Its acceptance imposed, but found it impossible. With no words of cen sure, or complaint I leave them to dis charge their duty to their country" and their party according to their consci entious oonviotions." JOHN L. SI ODD AMD. His Fifteenth Lectu e 8 ason Begun at the Brooklyn Academy of M nolo. ' New York, Oct 12. The fifteenth sea son of the Stoddard lectures was inaug urated at the Brooklyn Academy of Music last evening. The large auditor ium, whose walla have echoed tn the eloquence of the- great orators of more than a generation,' was filled in every part by an audience which accorded to Mr. Stoddard an enthusiastic welcome as his well-remembered form appeared before- the footlights, his .features kronzed by the summer suns of Europe. After a brief but appreciative acknowl edgment of his welcome, Mr. Stoddard proceeded to (ivs and illustrate one of the most charming and vivid realisa tions of Paris that can- be -imagined. which held the absorbed attention of his hearers for an hour and a half. The season thus happily begun will open' in Philadelphia on Friday evening and af terward extend to all the principal cities of the country SHE BEAT HER OWN RECORD STEAMER CITY OF LOWELL THE I'LYER OF TUB DO VXD. lie Made the I rip From Her Dock In New York to i. er ilu In New London In F.v. Hours and Thirty-four Minute Slowed Down . h en Tlmee. Now London, Oct. 11. The steamer City of Lowell of the Norwich line Is the. flyer of the sound steamers. To night she broke the record made on Tuesday night by two minutes. The steamer made the trip from ner dock In New York to her slip here In five hours and thirty-four minutes. She was eight minutes behind the steamer Prlscilla of the Ya.ll Klver line out of New York, but the lxwell overtook the Prlscilla off Wliitestone and soon left her far as'.ern. The Lowell slowed down three times in ihe sound on the trip to-night, losing f.-i teen minutes. BROOKL I N DEFEATS KBIT YORK. Football Teams He. t Under New Assocla tlon Ku ei. , Brooklyn, Oct. 11. There was some In teresting sport this afternoon at East ern Park, where the New York and Brooklyn professional football teams met for the first time under associa tion rules. Owing to the unfavorable weather the assemblage was not up to expectations. The New Yorks made a great showing in the first half, mak ing the first goal of the game in twenty minutes, Jamison making a good pass to Govern, who kicked goal. In the last half, however, the Brook lyns got in their good work and scored three pointa The first goal was kicked by Borden In two minutes after the sec ond half was started. The second goal was "kicked by Harrington fifteen min utes later. Then a third was kicked by Bannister about ten minutes before the afternoon's play was brought to a close. TAMMANY'S NOMINATIONS. Congressmen Dnnphy, ( ampbell and War ner re Dropped. . New York, Oct. 11. The following congressional nominations were made by Tammany Hall to-night: ': Seventh district Franklin Bartlett; Eighth district, James J. Walsh; Ninth district, H. C. Miner; Tenth district E. C. Sickles; Eleventh district, William C. Sulzer; Twelfth dlstrlct.George B.Mc Clellan; Thirteenth . district, ' Amos J. Cummlngs; Fifteenth district, J. A. Cantor. Congressman Demphy is dropped In the Sixth district; Timothy J. Campbell in the Ninth and John DeWitt Warner in the Fifteenth. Ex-Speaker, Sulzer. takes Cummlngs' place in the Eleventh, while Cummings goes to the Thirteenth. McClellan takes the place , of Burke Cockran, who declined a re-nomlna,tlon. NEST OF BOILERS EXPLODES.- Three Men Were K lied in the Acci dent. Shamokln, Ta.,' Oct. 11 A terr'ble boiler explos on occurred at Henry Clny 3haft this morning. Three dead bodies have been taken from the debris. ( They are Thomas CaiT, William Boyle and William Esltck. William McLaughlin died after being eonveye-i Lome. The accident happened at 7:Ji o'clock defective toiler exploding mid causing twenty-five more boilers out nf a ueet of thirty-six to blow out of their resting places. One was hurled a quarter nf a mile, while others were blown In all directions, some lodging against the breaker, which was working at the time. The escapes were many and 'hey were thrilling. New Maven Em loyment Office. We take pleasure in calling the at tention of our readers to the New Haven Employment Office advertised in our columns. Mrs. Babb has won an envi able reputation for honorable business methods aud for her success in supply ing private families and hotels with first olass help. Her many years' experience enables her. to execute all orders ex peditiously and satisfactorily. By call ing or addressing her at 126 Court street all desired information may be obtained. For All Saints' Mission's Benefit. An evening of amusement will be given at Warner hall on Tuesday even ing, October J8,' under the "auspices of the brotherhood of All Saints' mission. The list of talent to partlclpate.lncludes the following; The phenomenal wonder I aster Robert Webber, the boy soprano; the famous "B." quartet of New Ha ven, and Mr. E. C. Bennett, the well known basso;; Mrs.- S. S. Thompson, soprano, who is too weI and favorably known to need introduction' to a New Haven audience; her presence is a guar antee of a musical treat; J. Haydn Waud, late of the Queen's orchestra, London, England, in violoncello- eolot, which alone is worth more than the price of admission; Miss Mary Dudley Burk, the talented elocutionist who will render selections and also assums the title role In tne farce-comedy: 'Miss Gertrude Sanford," Mrs. Florence A. Beers, and Prof. A. C. Clark. A farce-comedy will conclude the en tertainment program as follows: '. MISS AUBREY'S CAPTUIllt Time Revolutionary war. ,; . Scene A country house, near Boston. Cast of characters. - Mrs. Amelia Snap, a patriot Mrs. U C Goodrich. r Miss Helen Aubrey, her hleee Miss Mary Dudley Burk. Major Fairfax, a British officer-Mr H. W. Sperry. :V ,; ; Captain Harry Dallas, an ' American officer Mr. W. A. Woodford, Lieutenant Hon&lower, an 'American officer Mr. J. Connolly, r.-; Servant Miss Edna Sperry"'1' ' . And two British aolclienv - CAME TO TUB WIRB ABREAST. Judge Had Dimeiutj Placing Hone at Point ifrre. Kaon. Phllndolpbla,' Oct. 11. Good starts, fine racing and' otbse finishes were the features of to-day's sport at the Point Breeze track. ' The track had dried from yesterday's rain and wus In flue condition, but a gale, swept the course and made fast ;' going against it Im possible. . The unfinished $25 pneing race from Tuesday was the first race of the duy, Hamlet and Nellie 8. had each won two beau Tuesday and the gelding was the favorite. The race - between the jnilr was close to the three-quarters pout and then the mare ttsed and IlmnWtt won under a pull. In the 2:10 trotting cln-s Happy Lady, James L. tind Myrtle II. rtned lu the pools In the order mimed. Alexander took two bents and James L. two and Myrtle E. one. Every lii-.it was closely contested aud the race went over until to-morrow. Iu the 2:22 trotting class eighteen starters cauie to the post mid the racing was the cloiwst and best seen In a ractt for many a day here. Iu every one of the rive beats trotted seven or eight horses came to the- wire almost nbrv ust and It was nearly Impnssih.e for the Judges to place them. Ida B. look two heats of the Ave and then the rnue went over nutii to-morrow. Oovi-rnm nt Kmpl J.i a lilef. Washington, Oct 11. William B. Smith, - an employe of the bureau of engraving and printing, was arrested for stealing 50,000 two-cent stamps from the bureau.- . fn-chaeed for F fly Million. Minneapolis, .Oct. 11. The stock holders' committee of the Minneapolis and St. Louis railroad, represented by Messrs. Bull, Strauss and Jollne, to-day purchased at sheriff's safe the entire ownership of the road for $50,101,000. The mortgagee and the Rock Island road were represented, but made no opposing bids. The purchasers declare an intention to hold the road as an In vestment property. Fire In Ouflf rd. Guilford, Oct. 11. A .two story dwell ing house at Jones Bridge, owned by Martin Llndskey, was destroyed by fire this afternoon. The fire was caused by a defective flue. The tenants removed all their property from the house in safety. The loss will be about $2,000. Insured for $2,600. ' Wedded Last Evening. A very pretty wedding took place last evening at the Snmriierfield M. E, church. The contracting parties were Miss Emma . Turner and Attorney Frank S. Benningh, Yale '91. The ush ers were Charles R. Dussler, Yale '90, of Long Island City, N. Y.', James K. Blake, Yale '91, , of this city, John Q. Tilson, Yale '91, of Clearbranch, Tenn., Albert H. Barclay, Yale '91, of this city. 'The ceremony was performed by Rev. Mr. Luther. A. reception was held at the residence of Albert M. Hill at 81 Admiral street, an uncle of the bride. The bride's dress was of white bro cade silk and she carried b, bouquet of white roses. Two little maiJs of horcr, cousins of the bride, were in attendance on the bride. LOXQ STRIKE IS OVER. Mills Resume Work In New Bedford Un certainty In r ail River. Fall River, Oct. 11. There is still un certainty whether the mills will be able to resume operations in full next Mon day or not. Although Secretary How ard feels that the spinners will accept the terms offered by the manufajturers several members of the union have been saying in pretty loud tones that they think they had bettar ren'ain out a while longer. Word has been re ceived from New Bedford th:t the weavers and carders in the ml'ls of that city have resumed under special agreements made with individual em ployes. In most cases it is understood offers of a 5 per cent. comri'...mi6e Wf.ie made and accepted. There is so much destitution in tfcis city that manufacturers think a ma jority, of the help will be glad to re turn to work when the mills are opened Monday and that It matters very little what sort of orders either the spinners or weavers unions may promulgate. .'New. Bedford, Mass., Oct. J J. The long silent mills are in operation and at both north and south c-nds of the city the cheerful hum of the machinery announces that the long strike Is over. The change came about without excite ment or turmoil. No crowds assembled, and except a small gathering of weav ers near the Acushnet mill, and at the corner, of Wamsutta ' and Purchase streets, everything was as quiet to- on any, similar day at this season In clher years. . -r . ;. The wide loom weavers In tha Wnrr siitta mill are still out. Only from one-third to one-half of the Acu&hnet and Hathaway weavers are at work. Otherwise the mills have quite tho full complement of help. Blg'iteda unken Schooner. - --. Providence, Oct. 11. Captain . Foster of 'steamer Chatham, which arrived to- Hlvht from Norfolk. Va.. rennrra f a - r - o . fc- Ing a three-masted schooner sunk off Point Comfort The wreck was sighted Wednesday morning. There were no distinguishing marks by which she could be identified. , , ; Bell Buoy Is Missing. ' JProviaehce, Oct U.-urln Wednes day night's wind ana sea the bell buoy off the new breakwater at Point Judith broke from its cable and' came ashore with the bottom of the steamer Ma Jtlla. A year ago last March, the bell buoy off Squid 'Ledge was blown ashore - and the one 4hat now He' beached at the polst was placed in the shoal. water to warn mariners, - - ROUSING CAMPAIGN RALLY, FO WKRh'VL MPBECU O.V PROTECTION Bl TUB If O.V. .V, n.BtERRY. McKinley Club IUi m, i'alr Rwr.n. Crowd ed With Knihnila to Kulllrana Last Evening ther Hmrk. by J. I. Good hart, J. P, I'eaker and A. Mcr Hlller. A rousing republican meeting was held at the rooms of the McKinley club, 313 Blatchley avenue, Fair Haven, last evening, which was attended by large numbers of the voters of the neighbor hood. The rooms of the house were crowded to overflowing, many being unable to get Inside at all. Thomas Matthews, chairman of the executive committee of the club, presided. The first speaker was the Hon. N. D. Sperry, the republican nominee for congress from this district He spoke In the main as follows: "Gentlemen! What Is a protective tar iff for? Is it not to foster our Indus tries and to protect until they are able to.compete with those of foreign lands? I think so. It Is Intended to protect those that need a tariff. Free trade will be good enough when our Industries no longer need protection when our work men can no longer encounter foreign competition without any reduction of wages. . "If you asked the merchants who were doing business In 18C1 what propor tion of foreign goods and what propor tion of domestic goods they had on their shelves, they would have answer ed that they had a few coarse carpets and a few woolen and cotton goods. Ninety-five per cent, of all the goods sold at that time were of foreign manu facture. Not over 5 per cent, were of domestic make. Prior to 1860 we were under a low tariff. Ask the merchants the same question now and they will say that 96 per cent, of the goods sold are domestic and 5 per cent, are for eign. If you ask them about the quality they will say that it Is much better. I make this assertion because you can prove It In a very short time. If you want to. Now comes the crucial test. The democrats say that the tariff Is a robber tariff, but put to them this third and best test. If you ask them concern ing the price of manufactured goods they .Will say that the price is 30 to TO per . cent, less than under the low tariff. Now this argues that at that time that the . goods were made In Europe, now 'they are made here. Now our own people are finding employment. When you make goods here you pay yourselves. The money circulates here, and you get your share. -' "The people in the shops are-making what we all consume instead of the people oh the other side. It is so not only in dry goods, but it is so also In iron, carpets and all other kinds of building Under a low tariff your money goes to tire workmen of Europe un less you work as cheap ns they do. If the tariff is so low that they can under-Bell you, your domestic goods will be a drug on the market. We say, equalize matters by raising the tariff high enough to protect your labor. "Two years ago when Cleveland was elected, peace and prosperity reigned in the coutry and the like had never been known in any country before. I remember that Bismarck once said that after looking over all the world he Had not found a country which had a tariff which so benefited its people as that of the United States. Gladstone once wrote to the North American Re view that America was passing Eng land at a canter.. And we were. In 1860 our national wealth was estimated at only $16,000,000,000. In 1892 under the operation of the protective tariff the national wealth had reached $68,000,000, 000. Now I claim that it was the pro tective tariff that brought about a pros perity greater than the world ever knew before. If you say that it was not the protective tariff, then we did it in spite of it, but I do not think that is so. In 1892 two-thirds of the national debt, including the war debt, was paid. It was but a few months after Cleveland came into office and his Ideas came to be known that $75,000,000 had to be borrowed. At the time Cleveland came in a high degree of prosperity had been attained in point of value of products nnd number of Industries. No country in the world could equal us. The foundation principle of the protective tariff Is that if there is no competition there is no need for a tariff. If there 'is competition there is need of protection for the labor and capital here. How long can an American man ufacturer paying'. $2 per day compete with the English manufacturers pay ing $1 per day? The American has got to come to his level or suspend business. All laboring men would have to work as cheap here as they do there. In 1837 we had a low tariff, and also one of the worst financial panics the country ever knew. We had no money then. Orders had to be given on all the stores for the payment of labor. "When Cleveland came into power he thought that. if the silver, purchasing clause was repealed all would be well and prosperity would return to the country. But When , It was done did prosperity return? It has been a year and a half of bickering and strife and terror for the workmen here at home. After long waiting the democrats pro duced what they called a tariff bill, and It has at length become a law with out the signature of the president Be fore it thus Became "a law, however, the president wrote his famous letter characterizing the bill as an act of perfidy and dishonor. Now you are call ed upon to consummate that act of per fidy and dishonor. Are you going to do it? (Crje of-nq!) ; '. "Then there is tne income tax wnich was made a law at -the behest of the populists. They lent their aid to the tariff, and .in return tne democrats voted for the Income tax. And I am sor ry to say tha't my friend and neighbor, Um Hoia-Mr. Flgott, c&me out and made a speech traducing the populists after his party received tht'lr aid. Tha democrats condemned the Income tux when we republicans passed It during the war lo pay the soldlor In the field. This tax will be put down by the manufacturer, or any corporate company as any other expense to be met In tho uscunl way. Now I ask you who will pay It? Will not the expense ultimately come out of the working men? I think you will agree with mo that It will. No ilrm con pny a dividend until the 2 per cent, tax is flrnt paid. "Cleveland recently said In a letter to an Alabama senator thut a wedge had been Inserted Into the tariff ques tion, and that they meant to go on with the tariff war until every vestige of the old protective tariff had disap peared. "Now, I want to Impress on you thai when the price of labor goes down, the price of your house and lot will go down. It cannot be otherwise. "When the sugar bill passed Mr. Wil son said that $10,000,000 had pasHod Into the hands of the Sugar trust. You will get three or four pounds of sugar loss for the dollar than you did before. "R. G. Dun & Co., who cannot afford to lie, suy that $2,000,000,000 hm been taken from the pockets of the work Ingman In this financial depression. Now, when you take from one man, you take from another. If you don't sell, you can't buy. As soon as llie power to earn Is regained you will have the power to buy again." Attorney J. P. Ooorthart was the next speaker. lie said in part: "It makes little difference whether Mr Collin is placed In the governor's chnlr nt llart forl playing the flute, aa ho is charged with doing, or Mr. Cady playing the lyre, as the democrats have so long done, but it is rather a question of whether the policy that gives us bread and butter Is going to continue or not. Now, It was my good fortune to save enough from that honorable profession, the law, to take a little trip on the other side last summer and I saw the condi tion of the working people in Germany, France and England. And I just wish that I could take a thousand good, sen sible democrats over there and have them see what I saw, and I feel confi dent In saying that they would come back converted to Ideas truly Amer ican. "Now I am going to say something about the democratic nominee, the Hon. Mr. Pigott. I never knew him to do anything successfully. As a lawyer I never knew him to win a celebrated case. He didn't do anything at Hart ford. He never did anything at New Haven except to show up a l'ttle before some little two-cent local .election and pat someone on the back. I heard Mr. Sperry say he made a. speech against the populists. I never heard of that speech before. I never had heard lum accused of doing anything. "As opposed to this man we have Mr. Sperry, a man who has a brilliant rec ord as an efficient public servant. When you vote for Mr. Sperry you vote for bread and butter. It is a question of putting a man in congress who believes in the theory of bread and butter or one who does not." Councilman Joseph P. Peaker then made an interesting speech. He was followed by Alderman A. Maxcy Hlller, who made a rousing republican speech, which was listened to with great inter est by all present. The meeting then adjourned. CHARGES AGAINST OLEY. Slate Officers Called to Hartford to Confer About the $chol Fund Mr. Stuub Is Also Calif d to Account. Hartford, Oct. 11. Comptroller Staub is in conference with his counsel, E. Henry Hyde, ex-Senator Thayer of Norwich and ex-Judge Dwight Loomls, in regard, to the Olney matter and the school fund. Mr. Staub said this after noon that nothing had been determined upon yet. A special dispatch from Hartford In this morning's New York World said that Mr. Staub had called a confer ence of state officers in Hartford to-morrow, to formulate charges against Jere miah Olney, commissioner of the $2,000, 000 state school fund, that he had In vested much of the fund in risky west ern mortgages, and had pocketed com missions. WHAT QOVKRNOR MORRIS SAYS. Governor Morris last evening said with regard to the Olney matter: "I know very little at all about It, and that only what I read In the papers. No one has presented any matter to me In connection with " the case. I know of no conference to-day or to be held later, t have not been invited to attend any such conference and no re quest has been made of me to suspend Mr. Olney. In view of these facts I can say nothing about the affair." MR. STAUB SUED. Comptroller Nicholas Staub has been sued by Epenetus Erwln, who alleges that Staub failed to make returns for money which he had in his hands. The amount involved is about $5,000. On the 14th of March, 1871, he was appointed conservator of one Epenetus Erwin. In April, 1894, Erwin was restored by the probate court to ca pacity, Mr. Staub's resignation as conservator was accepted, and his final account as conservator was rendered to and accepted by Probate Judge Mahon of New Milford. From this accounting Mr. Erwin, through his counsel, L. J. Nlckerson, has ap pealed. He has also taken legal steps to recover what is shown to be due him by the account, though he alleges that it is incomplete. This comes to $4,180. The sum of $2,460.04 Is acknowledged as duly paid, but, to recover the balance, the sheriff in May attached sixty cases, about 2,000 pounds of tobacco, belonging to Mr. Staub. Their Mother In Jail. Three children of Mrs. Maria Owen of Seymour were committed to the county home yesterday. Their mother Is serving out a sentence la the. New Haven county jall . . . ; , Dill NOT TAKE ANY ACTION. CO UP LA I SIS MAlSSTSiri'EKriSORa Of DRAWIXU HEARD. The ttrmher nt the Board of Kdncatlon LUtxn to W hat Neh'iol Principals Have to Nay Ab"nt Mine Hklnner's Methods, Hut Do Nothing. m The board of education held a special meeting lnnt evening at the rooms on Center street. Reporters' were ex cluded from tho hearing, as It was tha Intention of the board to keep the hear ing private. Everything that was said, however, might Just ss well have been said In public. It was somewhat after 8 o'clock whun the meeting was called to order. Wie Misses Nadler and Skin ner listened to the complaints which, had been made against them. John G. Lewis, principal of the Web ster school, was tha first called on. He stated that several of his teach ers had complained to him with re gard to the supervisors of drawing. Their first ground of complaint he said, was the manner of criticism which, the supervisors adopted. The teachers complained that they were criticised by4 the supervisors before the scholars. Another ground for complaint was that the drawing required too much, work In preparation, and also that a little more Instruction from the super visor was at times absolutely neces sary. Another fact he wished to speak! about was the Interference of the su pervisor with work outside of her de partment. This, he said, had been told him by one of the teachers. "What would you suggest, Mr. Lewis, in the matter of criticism?" asked Miss) Skinner. "There are various way which crit icism could be put A little helpful sug gestion, pleasantly given, would be well received, I am sure. And If a teacher must be criticised I do not think that she should, be criticised before her schalors." Mr. Flfleld of Eaton school was next called. He stated that this was tho first time since he had come Into the district that he was called upon in ah affair of this kind. His teachers had complained of overwork in this direc tion. He himself had never seen any thing wrong in the supervisors except In one particular. This was lack C punctuality and their laxity as to en gagements. For instance, they would be scheduled to give a lesson at a cer tain hovr and j all... the preparations Would be made The scholars would bp prepared for the supervisor, and after a long wait the supervisor might or might not show up. In reply to a ques tion he stated that some of the com plaints might have been because of older teachers' aversion to criticism. Mr. Mark Pitman followed Mr. Fltle'd and his remarks wer? of the same gen eral tenor. He thought drawing inter fered with essential work. Mr. Joseph R. Flinch stated that ha had no complaints except that too much work had been Riven. Mr. Camp ot Dwight school stated i hat he had no fault to find with the supervisors, but that he did have fault to find with the system. He thought; that the teachers often let the essential work go ii order to have the extra work up to the standard for the super visor in that particular department. , Mr. Loomls of Wahinctton school stated that one teacher had complained to him of interference by the supervisor of drawing. The supervisor had said that certain pictures in the room should not be there. These were pictures cherished by the teachers In memory of a past teacher. His teachers also complained of over work in the drawing. Miss Nadler spoke first In behalf of Miss Skinner. 3h said that she had known Miss Skinner for three years and had always respected her. She had ever known her to do anything or say anything which she would not recom mend at any time. She had known of one teacher wha lacked a little polish, but whose con tact with Miss Skinner had brought her up to such a standard that at pres ent she is very much improved. She had made criticism where it was needijtt and oftentimes was Inoperative. It was imperative because there seemed no disposition on the part of the teachers to seek aid. Miss Skinner in her own defence stated that in the three years that she had been here she had worked inces santly for the establishment of a sys tem. She had worked for the sake of art and not for the mercenary motives which had been Imputed to her. She admitted that she had given a good deal of w.ork, but she said that the teachers were expected to give more time than the regular school hours. She also said that she had criti cised at times, but that at such times It was impossible to restrain criti cism. ' ' It developed" after the meeting that yesterday Miss Skinner had received a telegram informing her of her fath er's death. She had passed through the ordeal with this kowledge. The board took no action, SPIES TO BE BEHEADED. Sent to Nankin for 1 hat Purpose Critical Affairs In Fekln. Shanghai, Oct. 11. Two Japanese spies who were arrested in Tien' Tstn have been sent to Nankin to be be headed. ...:) t Affairs In Pekln are represented as ex tremely critical. Upon the arrival o( the British and Italian ministers .at Che-Foo yesterday they immediately hurried off together to Pekin. The emperor is still active in his de termination to. manage affairs, himself. With this object he has summoned the viceroys of the different provinces. us order to ascertain the exact state of, af fairs, .''.'. . . . ... -.,'..; - . .- . i 4 i. i :1s j'''"W.. '-. ';'.i,'. 'V if":;'