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" . f "i F - ' : -mmwm VOL XII. NO. 260. PRICE If REE CENTS. CROWDS ' HEAE HARRISON TBI EX-PRESIDENT SPEAKS TO . , tbousamm or people. 'M DmnM the Attempt to Fix the Ba ' .ponjlblltty at tha U or tha Coaatry oa 1 BapubUoan legislation Address bj lvl P. Korton. ' ' ,'i New York, Oct 8L The hour fixed for the republican ma meeting at Came' . gle hall to-night was I o'clock, liut the fact that Levi P 'Morton waa to pre side and that ex-President Harrison waa to be the prlnolpal speaker attracted a 'tremendous crowd 'whioh began to aa semble aa early aa 5:30. By 8 o'clock the whole of Flfty-seventbj street, from .Seventh avenue batf way towards Sixth .avenue, waa filled tar an ever Increasing crowd. At 7 o'clock, when the doors were oDened. there was such a rush that In . less than five minutes the hall was filled from top to bottom. After the hall was full the balance of the crowd out side pressed forward, and those In front were carried bodily In. Ladles screamled, men shouted and many were knocked down. Still they rushed In until the aisles and every available Inch of room was occupied. Archbishop .John Ireland waa-among -those presents ' When ex-President Harrison and Mr. Morton arrived the audience stood up and cheered.waved-hata, handkerchiefs and flags. It was fully ten minutes be fore the cheering ceased, during the whole of which time Messrs. Harrison and Morton1 were bowing right and left Boon afterwards George W. Stevens made a short address, introducing Mr. Morton as chairman of the meeting, When Mr. Morton stepped to the chair ' and prepared to speak the audlenoe would not let him do so until he had acknowledged their plaudits for fully ten minutes. Mr. Morton then spoke as follows:- - "Fellow eltiaenst I am honored by being called on to preside over this vast assemblage of people of the oity. . thank you for your cordial greeting, and for the hearty welcome you have ex- tended to the soldi ar-oitl sen with whom ft was my privilege to be associated In the official service a few years am. -It has been foreign to my inclinations m mae irrxL l mi puoua meetings alter my own nomination to public office. ' I de sire to be Judged" by the record I have made, rather than by any professions - manumcturea for the occasion. If am not worthy to administer the great trust which" will fee committed to me when the will, of the republican state v jstate convention is ratified ey the people .nothing Ircan say-nowr-wlll relieve the Srtusjttqsv-The Issuer tut involves the nnvAM hmiMt a ' . . . . . Mw.HrgvTWB uem Selves by am honest administration of puoilo affairs: and, while I should not rati to Battle for the right with all mv energies I should prefer even now to obtrude upon discussions which necesaa- -tVB Muiumntnr us well as principles, did I not warmly desire to stand once more by the side of a valued menu m this great distinguished pres. ence. .. . .. ibm peopie are engaged m one of the most important civic contests ever wagea in this country. The standard of victory was set a few weeks ago, by Maine in the east and Vermont in the north and It Is the earnest hope oi tne . menas or republican prlnci pies and the lovers of good govern' ment that the Empire state will on Tuesday next indorse those victories. and affirm the verdict which she her self rendered a. year ago. . Because of . this widespread hope and in the desire to advance its ' fulfillment a citizen of Indiana, resolute In war and ac complished In the civil councils of the nation has come to this metropolis to lend you the enoouragement of . salutation, and give you the ripe re ' suits of his observation and experi ence. - I shall no longer detain you and now have the pleasure of presenting Benjamin Harrison." The ex-presldent was greeted with tumultuous applause when he stepped forward. -The audience cheered him again' and again. Finally quiet was "restored and Mr. Harrison began his .address. " After some preliminary remarks Mr. Harrison said: , , : , "I cannot say very much about 'he last administration, and it is somewhat delicate for me to Bpeak- about the . present," But men are- of little conse quence in the administration of our public affairs; they do .not-determine events. The Important matter Is the principle or policy that the respective parties- represent, -and of these I feel very free to speak and I will giv vou my views aa to the tendencies of the policies of the TepubH-aa party, which I believe to be neneiranr, helpful and patriotic, and the tendencies of the y- democratic, which I believe to be hurt ful and destructive. This great coun- . try of ours has such intermingling of Influences that no eleotion can properly be neglected. It Is of consequence and i ought to be of oonoern to the people of the - United States frm St. Johns to Puget Sound whether the governor of : the state of New York shall be" a man of clean personal life, a man who Illus trates in his own' life-the history, the virtues of hlga American cltiienshlp; - whether he shall be a man ' who loves our free institutions, who preserves the sanctity of the ballot box and-the equal ity of men before the law;' or whether he shall be a man who- consorts with those who prostitute the ballot box, degrade office and public admlnlstra tlon, It Is of consequence to the whale people whether the great state of New York shall have at the head of your ex ecutive department a typical. American eitixen or who , regards these things ' from a low standpoint and looks only to party advantages, rather than the publio weaL "I believe - the candidate of the re- - publican party, Levi P. Morton, Is alto . gether worthy of the support of his fet- low oitiiens and is altogether qualified X the exercJat pt Jthe high dmiei pf governor o la great state. He Is not untried or it,, terclsed In publio affaire. He has represented the oountry at one of the most Important foreign courts. He has represented a constituency In this city in the congress of the United States, and aa vice president he presid ed with a dignity and power over the senate of the United States that was un surpassed. I am able to say that few men ever exercised the office of vice president with more honor, more ex perience and more dignity than Levi P. Morton. "Nor do I regard this great cor test which to being waged in :hs city of New Terk for pure, clean, decent mu nicipal government as n local Issue; the wl'ole country watches that great struggle. It has read with amacemenc and disgust the revelations of municipal corruption and debauchery which has been laid before the public. "It' watches with anxious solicitude the decision of the question whether there Is power In the body politic of this great city to cleanse Itself from these impurities and reassert decent gov ernment ' "I sincerely hope that we shall have another Illustration of the fact that however patient the people may be, however unwatohf ul for a season, when thing have become utterly bad, men without reference to party will rally to the defense- of their Institutions and their homes and set things right once more. -; .' . . There are national questions as well Involved In the ofty of New York; a congress Is to be chosen, and these con stituencies in the great city are to ex ercise an Important influence in decid ing the question whether the control of the house at Washington shall be wrest ed from the democratic party. I want to call your attention to the situation of the country as vlewel from a national standpoint Our government at Wash ington has now a more important rela tion to the business of the country than ever. In olden days when our money was furnished by state banking insti tutions and when our interstate com merce wag left to regulate Itself or with out regulation, we did not so much ap preciate the Important touch which the national government has UDon the bus iness affairs of the country. Now all our money Is issued from Washington. Now the regulation of these Interstate railroads have been assumed by con gress, and now we realise as we never before have that the question of the tariff touches strongly every man's In terest, whether he be rich or poor, throughout the whole country. Men have been debating the tariff question until It Seemed threadbare,' but there has come into the debate aa omtm. of most convincing and persuasive power, in experience." - - , Mr. Harrison said for thl'rv vaiim i.o ,umuurimo party naa been an ir responsible party, but in 1898 it - had Deen cauea to a position of responsl bility. The: trouble with cratto party was It was an incoherent party. Who could tall what It was going to do; what its position upon the tariff question was? Historically us position was one in favor of t revenue tariff with incidental Drotee. tlon. It went into- the campaign of 1892 upon the proposition that all pro tection was unconstitutional. The ex-president discussed the recent tariff legislation and created consid erable laughter by humorous alusions to the manner in whioh the demo cratic party took up the work of re vising the tariff. No business man. said, could tell upon what basis the tariff was to be adjusted, there being no forecast Issued by the revisers or any intimation of the adoption of coherant principle. ; ' Mr. Harrison . continued at length upon this lack of an object which, he declared, characterized the democratic party. He said he agreed that it would be a misfortune for the demo cratic party if It had failed to pass a tariff bill perhaps not greated than that which awaits It now, but what a God-send It would have been to the country If it had been announced that that tariff bill was dead and that this congress would adjourn without any tariff legislation. There - would have been an Instant revival of business all over the country, , "i ':. '.J.w.r.-.- MK Harrison referred humorously to Mr. Cleveland's refusal to sign the new tariff act and strongly denounced the attempt to fix the responsibility of the evil times which came- upon, the country upon the republican legisla tion. The cause, he declared, was the attempt to enact a law framed on the lines of the Chicago platform. - He next discussed with - sarcasm - the Hawaiian affair. Further on he said the democratic party was unlnstructed and inexperienced. All of the. cost we have suffered has been brought about in. an effort to educate them to- the management, of the government . It has been a very costly experiment and I submit to you whether we had not better close .the school." - ' , In conclusion he . said: "Let ' the greatest of manufacturing" states . by her people In this eleotion speak In a voice that shall ;be heard from ooean to ocean In condemnation of those who have brought .these disasters -upon the oountry." i . 1 '' John Proctor Clarke, who followed General Harrison, made a long speech. " TbsFlaaHlghtFaU. . Philadelphia,- Oct Si. This was the first day for assenting to the new plan for the reconstruction of the . Heading road. In round numbers the . holders of two million general mortgage bonds deposited their: securities and -affixed their' signatures to the agreement .to day, . the 'first to do ao being ex-Chief Justice Paasoivone of the receivers. The time fixed for the 'determination of the plan's success or 'failure la Decem ber SL While the members of the reor ganisation committee are sanguine -of success, the general opinion In financial circles la that the plaa will fall of adop- Jtlpa. r ROUS,. JAMPAIGN RALLY. BSFVB ron. V VOCTMAB AS BET tX JUDGE HVBBABD. I Xnthtulaw I Itspnblleaa Rally at Pyramid Hall-AddraMM by A. MeC. Matthewsoo, Jo(Jf la M . Hubbard and ( harles B. Hylesel Stagnation In Btulnms Due to th Incapacity ol the Damoeratio Party to Govern What Has Flgott Dona for tba Worklngmen of This DUtiiot t Th. South Against the North. The Eighth . ward republican rally held at Pyramid hall last evening Was attended by a large number of the voters of that ward and waa highly Interesting and very enthusiastic The meeting was called to order by Chair man F. A. Betts of the ward com mittee, who announced that General E. E. Greeley bad been detained out of town and therefore could not pre side over the meeting, aa had been expected, but that he would endeavor to preside In Mr. Greeley's place. After a few brief Introductory re marks he Introduced the first speaker, who was Attorney H. McClellan Mat thewson, who urged that all give the tariff mattnt thai, .Arlnita attAnflnn and vote for their own Interests. They could, all see what the policy repre sented by Mr. Plgott had done for the country. They should therefore see to It that he was not re-elected. The next speaker was Judge L. M. Hubbard of Walllngford. He prefaced his remarks by saying that he had not had the good fortune to make many political speeches dur ing the campaign. "But,", said he, "I come from a quiet town mighty quiet, in fact, during the past two years. For it is a manufacturing town. The year of 1892 was a great year. There was never the like of it Peace, plenty and prosperity prevailed everywhere. In that year our foreign commerce was two thousand million dollars more than during the whole first fifty years of the country's his tory. It seemed as though we had reached a universal prosperity. ' But in 1893 we find a great change.. One-fifth of the railroads of the country were In bankruptcy property representing $760,000,000. There were 16,000 failures in this country In that year, to say nothing of the vast ruin that had settled down on railroad stock and real estate values.. There was fourteen thousand, million dollars less . money paid out for labor than in the year before. . ' .- ' . i "I do not want' to say anything -un-gehttemanly agalftst anyone sta 'the democratic- party. ; But I was much trXcresaed with the TeportJI read of ex-Governor Walter's speech before- a democratic rally last night In Hartrora. While he was telling what the demo- nratln tuirtv had done for the work lngmen, a voice from 'the gallery- called out 'Poor-pay.' Now It seeems to. me that the wholeDuslness Is-compressed Into those two words, 'Poor pay.' Now listen to Mr. Waller's answer to that poor fellow, 'who perhaps had himself been working on poor : pay for months. . If any one could not vote the democratic ticket without pay, the democratic party does not want his vote? . What do you think of that for an answer for a man crying out for'work by which he might earn his bread? "Now this does not seem to ' mV so mucn an educational campaign as a thlpklng one. And the table seems to be turning in our favor in more ways thao, one. Always before where new voters are' made, the rule . has been here In New Haven that twice as many democrats as republicans were made. But within forty-eight hours the demoi oratla candidate t for , representative himself told me that lie understood as many republicans as democrats had Deen made, and ud in WaJlinrforri also, where the democrats have always been in the lead, more republicans than democrats have been made . at this elctlon. ' "Congressman . Sperry of Hartford has said that hard times began when gold began to be ' shipped to Europe at the rate of a million a day under the legitimate operation of the Sher man act But I tell you that the dis trust and hard times began when in November-, 1892, the country found to Its astonishment that the government of this country In all Its departments had again passed Into the . hands Of the democratic party. But that bill was not : the cause of this business stagnation. : I say that it was because of the entire lack of confidence of the people of the oountry In the democratic party to run this government That party has manifested over and over again its entire Incapacity to govern this people. V;;;-,;'1'!;,; ?' v ! '1 am not going into the history of the tariff legislation of this last .- con gress. You all . know that- There is a great deal of literature of one kind and another spread abroad by various doc trinaires and college professors. They treat the question as though rt- was an abstruse subject too deep -for com mon people to understand.. As a mat ter of fact nothing is simpler. If we buy at home we have both the money and 'the goods, while if we buy abroad we have the goods minus the money ; The whole framing of the. Wilson bill was confided to Mr. Witeon arid four brigadier generals from the south, not one of them living In a town of over 16,000 people. . Think of Itl -It- seems to me that the south Is determined to cripple the industries . of the . north, Now, I want to say to you worklngmen; some of whom may vote the democratic ticket that you ought to rise, to -the level of the best traditions of the demo cratic party Of the south. I tell you that Martin Van Buren, Lewis Cass; James Buchanan and . Grover .Clever ln.ni! have been so far constrained lit their personal aspirations as- to ma'k concessions in oraer to gain ttuf sup port of the dominent element of the democratlo patty, which ntfJva It'&V NEW HAVEN CONN.. THURSDAY, ways has, resides In. the south. But the south, when it comes to products In which they ar Interested, always want protection. Just think of how that Wilson bill was. framed. The northern democrats had no vole. . Mr. Stevens of . Massachusetts, himself a successful manufacturer and a man of honesty and integrity, was not in the conference, neither was Bourke Cock ran, who would 'naturally, from the constituency he represents, have con siderable Influence, As a matter of fact, these southerners don't know any thing of our cost of civilisation. Labor Is 80 to 40 per cent, cheaper there. Har ris of Tennessee, who Is Interested In marble quarries, got a (5 per cent, on marble, while the tariff on stone like that quarried near Walllntfford Is only 7 per cent., which Is 4 per cent, less than it ought to be In order to do a living business. "The general situation stares this country In the face. Here we are with our Industries paralysed a situation brought about by the resumption of the policy of free trade, j "Now, I want to say a few words about your candidates. I see on the platform your candidate for sheriff. I have known Mrplegel for several years. He Is a clean man personally. He Is an Intelligent, capable and effi cient man. A cleaner body of men than our state ticket never, ran for office in any communtty.'-1 have ksown all the candidates personally.. I was born and brought up within flye miles of Mr. Coffin. " ' ' "I was especially exasperated In read ing a report of a recent speech of Mr. Plgott in which he said the country had been let a pauper by President Harrison. When Clevelandent out he left $183,000,000 In the treasury. Har rison left 1124.000,000. But Harrison paid ,1273,000,000 of our national debt, as against $143,000,000,. paid by Cleve-. land. . Whait's the use of saying Harri son left a lot of old , plates to print bonds from. That's not the language of a statesman and ope of ability, too, In the oblrilon of his friends. : ; ' "During the flfty-sl years of denied cratlc power the excess of our Imports over bur exports was fourteen. millions; during the twelve years of the federal party t was ten millions; during eight years of whig control:tt was thirteen millions.- BUt during 'the twenty-six years of republican power our exports exceeded our Import"' by twenty-six millions. This-talking about getting the market of the "world Is the veriest rot that has ever been promulgated by the democratic- party. Under the Mc Klnley bill 19,500,000 less woolen goods were tmportedj' which, means -so- much , more waa made here. - , ' ' "In N. D. sperry trrewepuoncanB -oi this dfttrlo'have a'Stroag-candidate. I have known -him Intimately twenty years, and fee always stands for right truth and Justice." Charles R. SDleel. candidate for sheriff was then received with grea enthusiasm. He' said the democratic press lUid charged him with being a German and seeking support from the Germans! He pleaded guilty on both counts, but that" dld-nOts hinder hira from being1 A good American cltlieifc and he oM not think the history of the German people in America was any thing. to be ashamed of. The meeting then adjourned with three cheers for the candidates. '- tail PEQUOTS' BALZOWBEK. A Fine Celebration at the Club Home, . .-. Morris Cove, Laat Might. The Pequot association observed Hal low'eeh at their club house at Morris Cove yesterday afternoon and evening. A sale of fancy articles, contributed by the wives and lady friends of the members, was held at 5 o'clock and a goodly Bum was netted. At 6:30 supper was served In the cafe, and immediate ly following a minstrel entertainment waa given in the assembly room to a good-sized audience. The end-men, Mr; Osbome and Mr. Larom, kept the company in laughter from the begin ning to the end of the entertainment Mr. Hale made an excellent Interlocu tor. Mr. Bennett, the weli known basso, made; a' hit In rendering "The Cross Bow" song from Robin Hood, and gra ciously responded to the tumultuous plaudits by singing several original ver sions which completely convulsed his listeners. Master. James Todd, the boy soprano" of Trinity church, rendered Milliard's "Waiting" very ' effectively', and- responded with "The Return,! by the same composer. The 'IB" quartet, composed of Messrs. Langdale, Spier, Cooke and Bennett, created their usual furor with "Old Black Joe," and re sponded to several encores.- Mr, .-Lamm's song, ' "O, Sam," and Mr. Os- home's rendition of "Lindy" were toth weM given and likewise reoeiveo. The chorus work was especially good The opening overture, "Tinkers'; , Chorus,'! from Robin Hood," and "My Old Ken tucky Home" were the gems of the eve ning, The entire performance com pared favorably with any profession al 'minstrel entertainment, and It was the wish of an present last evening to witness a repetition of the same at an earlydate. 1 " 't . . Following tne entertainment .waa an informal hop, which lasted until 11 p. ra. Those who assisted in the enteraln- ment were Messrs. Langdale, - Corbln, Spier, 'Loomis,' Hale, Cooke, Bennett Mpnross, Butler, Jones, Leopold, -Todd, Lewis, Lum and Jackson. . The: music was furnished by Messrs. Weil and Robinson. xf i ."Among those- present in uluded Mr. and Mrs. Fox, Mr. and Mrs. Koohers perger,' Mr. and Mrs. Shares, Mr. and Mrs. TutUe, Miss Fitch, Miss Lyons, Miss Hoer, . Miss Sanford, Mlsa Em bier, Mr. and Mrs. Loorals, Mr. and Mrs. Benton, Mr. and Mrs. Langdale, Mr.' and Mrs. Cooke, Captain Hardy and sister, Judge- HotohkiavMr and Mrs,,' Chamberlain; T" Dr. Converse, : Messrs. Green, Morgan, Blth, Todd and (rtherSi x ' . NOVEMBER 1,1894 "REVIVAL : OF BUSINESS." t-BESlDEXT CLXTtyAXD Al'fOHfTS tEAXKsatriXB BAT. Raabandry Reward d by Rarvaata, Na tional Pro. parity Benawad and Vlrtna and Intalllgenea Mark Iba Orowth of th 1'anpla. , ' , Washington, Oct. 31.-By the president of the United States; a proclamation: The American people should grateful ly render- thanksgiving' and praise to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe who has watched over them with kind ness and fostering care during the year that has passed; they should also with humility and faith, supplicate the Fa ther of All Mercies for continued bless ings according to their needs, and they should by deeds of charity seek the favor of the giver of every good and perfect gift Therefore I, Grover Cleveland, presi dent of the United States, do hereby ap point and set apart Thursday, the 29th day of November, Instant, as a day of Thanksgiving and prayer to be kept and observed by all the people of the land. On that day let our ordinary work and business be suspended, and let us meet In our accustontud places of wor ship and give thanksVto Almighty God for our preserve WJrt tm a nation, for our Immunity fromMlsr'flaopd pestilence, for the harvests Cnftbhsweg-ewarded our husbandry, tor1 -a renewal of national prosperity and for every .advance in virtue and intelligence that has marked, our p-owth asar people. Ant.1 with our thanksgiving let us pray that these blessings may be multiplied unto us that our national conscience may be" quickened to a bettefecognl; I tlon of the power and goodnesi, of God, and th; t In our national life may clear er see and closer follow the path'. of righteousness. And In our places of worship and praise, as well as In the happy re unions of kindred and friends on that day, let us Invoke divine approval by generously remembering the poor and needy. Surely He who has given us comfort will look upon our relief of the destitute and our ministrations of char ity as the work of hearts truly grateful and as proofs of the sincerity of our thanksgiving. , Witness my hand and seal of the Unit ed States which I have caused to be hereto affixed. Dene at the City of Washington, on the First day of November in the year of Our Lord, (eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and of the Independence of the Unlted States the one hundred and nineteenth orover Cleveland. By the president; .. . W. Q. Gresham, Secretary. 1MB FLOOR BATE WAT At the old Town "Hall, Portland, at the Biggest Republican Rally Erer Held There One Man Badly Hurt. Hartford, Oct. 31. The republican caucus at Portland this evening was the largest ever held in the old town haU. During the balloting for repre sentatives the floor gave way, precipi tating the. voters into the basement. Some Jumped out of the windows, oth ers crowded to the doorway, preventing others from getting out. John Walsh, who sprang from the gallery window, broke his leg. . Several teams .were frightened. Pandemonium reigned for a time. The nominations for representative In a choice of A. N. Shepard by a ma jority -of one in a total vote of 264. Four "'ballots were thrown out. The question was raised of allowing sev eral democrats who were present to vote. The chair ruled that they had a right to vote and they did so. Halt for Senator, Graves for Representative Hartford, Oct. 81. At the democratic senatorial and 'town convention to night John H. Hall, vice president of the Colt Patent Fire Arms company, waa nominated for senator, Alderman Robert W. Barrett and Colonel Edward M. Graves were nominated for repre sentatives. '-'." Point Breese Track Muddy. Philadelphia, Got. 81. The trotting and paoing meeting whioh was to have begun at Point Breeze track to-morrow has been postponed until Friday, owing to the muddy condition of the track, if the track should be in baa oonaition or If it rains Friday the meeting will be held Monday and Tuesday next. j . . -, - . ;- n i - -wnz vMcntE io-dat. Secretary Carlisle, will Dlspoie of Coach man Howard'! Caie. Washington,; Oct. 8t Secretary Cart- lisle will probaDly decide Coachman Howard's case to-morrow.He has been in consultation with Attorney General Olney ' oh the case, but the latter wUi not render a written opinion In the mat ter. The best information leads to the belief that Secretary Carlisle will con our In the opinio' oi tile special "board of Inquiry at Ellis Island, N. T., backed up as it is by Commissioner Senner.and order Howard's deportation. . v . A new phase in the case was suggest!- d to-day to the. effect that Howard himself was at the bottom of the move ment for his deportation; that he alone possessed arid made public the informar tlon that had led. to; the order of depor tattoo. -The theory w navanced that coming Into the oountry under contract at 135 a montn ana nnaing mat tne usual wages paid ooachmen were 860 a month, he had tired of dm bargain and itMintd to be sent back free of expenai. to himself.so thathe could return to the United States afterwards and make a more advantageous bargain. THM H URKIXO TIMB At the Marldrn UrlttanJat Company' Aa . Kiooptlon Tnksn. Merlden, Oct. 31, 1894. Congrtasman James P. Plgott In his New Havan speech of October IS made this announcement: 'The Merlden Britannia company on Saturday, the 6th of this month, for the first time In twenty-sevtsn years, was running thirteen hours." ' The statement waa made to show that business was booming and prosperous, due to democratlo legislation. The state ment Is a great mistake as far as the truth Is concerned for the fact of the case Is that the) Merlden Brlttanla company's works were not on that date named, nor any time since, run ning thirteen hours a day. The big en gines were running ten- hours a day and no more. The small engine that runa the flatware plating room Is run ning until 8 o'clock five days a week, and until 6 o'olock Saturdays. A por tion of the employ oa In some of the de partments are working twelve hours, but the main works are running but fifty-nine hours a week. During the fall season, until since this democratic ad ministration began. It -has been, custom ary to run the entire works evenings, and some years the men have worked until 10 o'clock, but thus far this fall only a portion of the hands have been employed evenings. The statement ' of Mr. Plgott Is like many others In the speech, a long distance from the cor rect facts. An Employe. STRUCK BT A TBA1JS. R. J. Hanntnc of Wllllmantlo Btrudk.ITear DfiJiif. Branford Station. 1 E. J. Manning, foreman of a gang of linemen employed by the Western Union Telegraph company, was struck by a train on the Consolidated railroad yes ti Jay afternoon, near Branford. sta tion, about 5 o'clock and had his right arm broken near the elbow, and: several bones, Including the ankle bone, broken. He was brought to this city and taken to the hospital. Hie Injuries will confine him to his room for several weeks. Manning Is a widower and lives In Wll Umantfc. When struck by the train he was engaged In directing the stringing of wires. WILL NOT BE WIDENED. Petitioner, for -Widening West Chap.l Street Given Leave to Withdraw. - . Ad executive aesslon of the commit tee on streets was held last evening at. which, after considerable discussion, leave to withdraw1 was gt,ven to the peti tioners for the widening of West Chapel street, from York street to Howe street The committee for the second tlme.de- splte the veto of the mayor, voted to recommend the grading and curbing of Edgewood avenue, from Nott street to Hobart street. For several hours the commltte dis cussed the subject of permanent street pavements, but arrived at no decision in the matter. Another meeting will be held this evening. BVT ONE SEWER RECOMMENDED, , Brief Session of the Committee on Sewers La t Evening. Tne joint committee on sewers of the court -of common council held a brief session last evening, at which Alderman Foley and Councllmen Marsh and Coollhan were present. The com mittee had only four petitions to con sider and In consequence the session was unusually brief. Herman E. Smith and others asked that a sewer be constructed in White street, between Congress and Colum bus avenues, but twice as many resi dents of the street opposed the pro posed Improvement and consequently the petitioners were given leave to withdraw. .- The petition of William A. Brown for a sewer in Sherman avenue, be tween George street and GUbrt ave nue, was granted. Leave to withdraw was given to the petitioners for a sewer In Oak street, between Orhcardtreet and the Boule vard, and the petition of W. J. Mont gomery and others for a sewer in Sherman avenue, between Goffe street and Munson street waa tabled until next meeting. ... :..-'.i -' .;,,;.'.';; ' , Hon. Sam Feenden. Stamford, Oct. 81. At the republican caucus held here this evening Hon. Sam- uel Fessenden and Joseph 'D. "Golden were nominated for. representatives by acclamation..! f .. ,-iV.,t .f,;' QOLDE& WBBDXm. A Very Interesting Social Event ' Hartford, Oct Sl-One of the most Interesting social events that ever took place In Wethersfleld ocourred yester day, the occasion, being; the fiftieth an niversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hurlburt Friends from many cities and towns wera present Among the number were four who were present at the wedding of fifty years ago Mr.' Ballet of Wlnsted, who acted as best man and who carried the banns to the church for publication, as was the custom of those day s ; Ransom Hills of New Haven, an uncle of the bride; Mrs. M. A. Bryant of Brooklyn, N. T., a cousin of the groom, and Mrs. Jane Holt of Hartford. -The whole af fair was replete with interest , y ? Ihree Killed, Two Injured. '.. '; ' Soranton, Oct 31. Three persons were killed and a dosen Injured at Foster, twenty-seven 'miles, 'north of here,'. oil the Delaware. Lackawanna and West ern railroad, at X o'clock this Rowing. THE CARRINGTON PUBLISHING CO. it MR. SPERRY IN WESTVILLE. A eoon rally or TinwKiira rzo i"UC I!f MAHOMC HALL. W. D. Sperry, John Wynne, W. H. Ely sad C. A. Baldwin speak The laaaea or the ' Campaign Clearly Bat forth Many from Adjoining Town Prevent. The Masonio ball In Weatvtlle was filled last evening with republicans from Westvllle, Woodbrtdge, Bethany; and of this city. Mr. Grant chairman of the republl. can town committee, calUd the meet Ing to order and Introduced Colonel W. H. Farnam as chairman. Mr. Far nam accepted the honor In a few! well ohosen words. Attorney John F. Wynne of this oity) was the first speaker. He stated that up to the time the democracy took full control of the affairs of the nation two yeara ago, he waa a democrat Hla father had been a democrat before him. But now he bad changed and now he will vote the republican tlokatl and he thinks that the father will foU low In the footsteps of the aon. Assessor Charles A. Baldwin of this city was the next speaker. He spoke of the .history of the republican party from the time of Its Inception. Ha showed the opposition of the democracy, to measures highly Important -to the; prosperity of the oountry. Attorney William H. Ely t , - t In troduoed by the ohalrman, '' "Two years ago," he sal lty of the voters of the fcl elected a democrat for d In oon gress. He went - , his salary. Bu - . single vot"1 "' In the. IP.- j. , gresslonal dlstr Mr. Ely ref g) , ' question and t ' the communJ also the ans' publican p&p.rs muu.. conclusively that the as . M were not in any way avinv. by, Mr. Plgott. ! Mr. Ely was followed by the speaktg of the evening, the Hon. N. D. Sperry. .Hon. N. D. Sperry spoke in part aa follow: "The ma'Htqr of political economy Is being taught in the schools of to-day and the young men of to-dy are trying to grasp the issues. They are struggling for anylng that will ex plain It. Now suppose that this was a ladies' fair with an executive com mittee, we select men to represent us in congress. They are our execu tive committee. The most vital point In discussion in the ladles' commit tee Is generally the- admlsssion. fee. 'That admission fee la the tariff. The congress of United States says that the oountrles across the waters cannpt send their goods here without paying a tariff. "Is there anything ' wrong about that Do you want them to have our market for nothing? Congress for thirty years has been aware that the countries across the water produce goods by cheap labor. If you do let the foreign goods oome here untaxed you do this: Tou let for ' instance, ten millions of dollars worth of goods Into this country free and thereby you have ten millions of dollars worth ol goods ess to be made by American worxingmen at American wages. "A democratic friend of mine said that before the 'bill of perfidy and dishonor' was passed we haven't had any tariff bill. I asked him If he had ever been a farmer's boy. If he had he must have remembered sometime or other when the hay had been cut and ready to be garnered in a cloud was descried in the northwest Thai ' hay .had to be garnered In before thj storm burst. . .- 'So It was with the American mer cantlle world. Eaoh merchant saw that when the democratlo atorm was about to burst that he must garner, He would not manufacture at a high: price, what he would have to sell af a much lower prloe. Business stagna-t tton rouowea ana there you have the cause of the hard times. "I say that the government tlfel will legislate for the people on the other side is not fit to govern JJils oountry. : I went lnt the place of business of a democratlo friend of mine in New Haven. He Is the owner of one of tha largest - 'establishments where dry goods are sold in that city. I asked him if. the price of goods was hlghei or lower now than in the fifties. H answered me that.prlqea were from 80 to 85 per cent, lower. Now, how In . the name of common sense ' do yaij call it a robber tariff. "I guarantee If you give me your. suffrage, and I am elected that I wfl devote my attention to the best of my ability to the protection! of American industry to the interests of our work' ingmen." . - ' ; ; . Mr. Sperry was closely listened to during the whole of his speech and was frequently interrupted by ap plause. , . . , . The vice presidents of the meeting were u. A. Marvin, i. .uicicerman, at Conway, A. Z. Dowries and C. B,, '. Brown. 'V : . . . That Police Investigation. The police , committee . resumed itl investigation" last evening into ih charges made by Rev. Dr. Newman Smyth. The witnesses examined, last evening were Capttaln O'Keefe,' hit second appearance before the board, patrolmen Michael Flannery, John J, Ffrnn, Henry ; M. Poronto, , Patrick Clyne. Patrlok Hart James Shamp, Charles A. Sessler and John Stanford,' The' committee was in ' aesslon 'Ovei four hours and finally adjourned at 11:80 o'clock until to-morrow, evening.: . ; ' "StaamarFaloonOlTentrp. " ! - Sft John's, Oct 8L Tup ?. Peart steamer Falcon, from Philadelphia foi this port, "whioh has been out tor, foui weeks, was to-day officially given wjv by the owner as lost. - ,. : .. ... . , . . .