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Washington, D. C Nov. 15. The re
publican landslide of the week ago
with It causei ha eeaaed to be the
talk at the capital and the thought of
the Interested one are now upon the
organisation of the next congress.
While the populists are confident that
they will take an active part in the
organization of the next senate, and
thus get a fair share of the offices and
committee chairmanships, many of the
leaders are not at all anxious to have
the populists cut any ice, so to speak,
in the next senate, and it is not Im
probable that the republicans will call
upon the democrats to assist them in
the organization if they are unable to
do so by their own vote. The leaders
recognize the fact that the populist
party is but the outgrowth of the dis
gruntled ones of the other two parties,
and that If they are not fed with fat
offlces and snug berths either in state
or government that they will soon die
a natural death, leaving the two great
parties to fight out the contest for con
trol of the senate on straight party
lines, in which case certain conces
sions would be made to the democrats.
The situation in the house will be
somewhat different, as the republicans
control that body absolutely, and Tom
Reed, who without a doubt will be the
next speaker of that body, will have
things comparatively easy, althpugh
something like flfty-slx chairmanships
will have to be filled by him. The next
congress will seat ninety-eight repub
llcans in the present congress who
have been re-elected, of which fifty
two are practically new men and serv
ing their first term. They are men
with but little experience and will not
have to be considered in connection
with any of the important chairman'
ships. Twelve members are serving
their second term, and thirty-four who
will have served three terms or more
on the fourth of next March, and
among these members the important
chairmanships will be divided.
Of all the committees the ways and
means la the most important, and
would naturally be headed by Repre
sentative Burrows of Michigan, who is
a republican member of the committee
at present It is not, however, Impos
sible that Mr. Burrows may succeed
Mr. Patton as senator, in which case
the place now occupied by Mr. Wilson
will doubtless either go to Mr. Dingley
of Maine or Mr. Dalzell of Pennsyl
vania. Both of these men are at pres
ent on the committee,, and stand well
up among the leaders of the house, and
in the estimation of Mr. Reed. It is
thought that though Mr. Dingley comes
from the same state as Mr. Reed, and
is on very friendly terms with him,
that thei chairmanship. wiU go to Mr.
"Dalzell. The appointment of Mr. Dal
zell would be an excellent one and
would greatly please the many friends
he has made In the house. Mr. Ding
ley will have served six terms; while
Mr. Daliellvwill have served but four.
The next committee of Importance is
the appropriations committee, of which
Mr. Dockery, who has made himself
famous by his retrenchment in the de
partmental expenditures, is at present
chairman. The chairmanship of this
committee wdll go without doubt either
to Mr. Cannon of Illinois, ex-chair-'
man of this committee, or to Mr, Hen
erdson of Iowa, who for more than six
years has been an active member of
this committed Even should Mr. Hen
derson fail to get the chairmanship of
the committee, lie will act In that ca
pacity on the sub-committee having in
hand the District appropriations, and'
in his hands) District improvements
will bewell looked out for. All the re-
publican members of this committee
have 'been returned, so the committee
will be equipped for good work during
the next congress. It is probable that
Mr. Hill of Illinois will be chairman of
the committee on foreign affairs; Mr,
Boutelle of Maine will get the navy;
Mr. Bingham of Pennsylvania will
take charge of the post-offlce commit
tee; military affairs will have at its
head either Mr. Grosvenor of Ohio or
Curtis of New Tork, while Mr. Walker
of Massachusetts will no doubt capture
the chairmanship .of the banking and
currency committee, one of the most
important in the house. The other
committees are of lesser Importance
and will not be much looked after.
The recent bond issue has started
some talk here to the1 effect that, a
special , session of the Fifty-fourth
congress might be called sometime in
the early .spring Or a month after the
adjournment of the ; Fifty-third con
gress. It is said by some that if such
a session was called the -organization
of congress could be effected by June
and an adjournment then taken un--til
December, when congress would be
all ready to take up the - important
financial questions which aro liable to
come before it, and some six or eight
weeks of delay will be avoided.
- The next session of the present con
gress, which convenes in December and
ends March 4, is not liable to be a very
Interesting , one, although matters of
some importance are down for consid
eration. The pop gun bills for free su
gar, free coal, free iron ore and free
fencing are still on the calendar of the
senate, and if taken up for action will
probably cause a lively fight. The
bankruptcy bill, the bins for admis
sion of New Mexico and Arizona, the
anti-option bill and the. Nicaragua ca
nal bill are ' also" before the senate.
Free coinage of silver and the Pacific
road bills will also take up some time
in the senate. The bill for the election
of senator directly by the people is
also awaiting action by the senate, as
are bills for the improvement of the
revenue cutter service and toallow na
tional banks to increase their circula
ting notes to the full amount of the
bonds deposited by -such banks as se
curity for their circulation. The-house
on the other hand will -probably have
little to do, as there are no matters of
Importance still awaiting action, auu
outside of the appropriation bills' anu
certain District matters, very little. a
national Importance will be done.
v v - ,. .cAmau,
Mr. William Gay's Move! ild-ai Aboat It
A Flaa Thai Ml(htMk Tsprra Wll
Uugto Have Their TI4.Uloerad
FroTlsloa for at Cheek on City OMoen.
To th Editor of the jooRSAb asdCourisk.
American cities have grown so rapid
ly that our people have found It im
possible to keep pace with them In
devising any adequate laws to meet
growing conditions. For instance, our
town meetings, Softool district meetings
and town government are well enough
for villages, but have no place In mod
ern cities. Present city government
methods are cumbersome, extravagant
and unsatisfactory and without re
sponsible head or check. Everything
seem to be a question of political pull.
In fact, ward politics and organization
elevate small men to great of! Ice.
Who own the city business? The
taxpayers are the owners of this city's
business. Why don't they attend to HT
The answer Is simple. If they attend
the primaries they are outvoted by
machine politicians and people who
give most of their time to politics. They
must either Join the ring or they do
not count. Bo tWey stay away, If they
have fine sensibilities. This is a very
deplorable condition. . They are too
busy with their private business to be
always fighting rings, and until the
rings abuse their power to an extra
ordinary extent, they are tolerated,
then the taxpayers wake up and over
throw the rings. But new rings are
formed and they come into power
again and again, (perhaps under a new
name), no matter how often they are
overthrown and so it is a constant bat
tle. I desire to do away with this con
dition and constant war of trying to
keep the dishonorable . from electing
themselves to honorable positions, and
voting away the taxpayers' money. It
has become very rare that a man hold
ing a political office any longer com
mands the respect of the community.
The remedy is simple and .easily
put into execution. Let the charter
contain a clause establishing "The
Taxpayers' Protective Committee of
One Hundred." This committee must
be strictly non-partisan, and inde
pendent of any political power.
Therefore it is not to be appointed or
elected. It is not to be administra
tive nor legislative, but It shall be a
check on those two bodies. This com
mittee shall by right consist of the
one hundred citizens whom the records
show paid the largest tax on the pre
vious tax list, and it shall be com
pulsory on the assessors and tax col
lector to furnish a certificate to each
of said one hundred heaviest taxpayers,
and said certificate shall be counter
signed by the county clerk or clerk of
records or other competent authority,
and said certificate shall empower them
to act on said committee.
They shall be vested with power to
organize, elect an executive commit
tee or a commissioner if they deem
best, with power to examine all depart
ments, officials or clerks and hold them
to an accounting for tfhielr acts, review,
criticize, report and recommend from
time to time (at least quarterly) to the
taxpayers such, information and action
as the committee of one hundred deem
for the best interests of the taxpayers.
This committee to act as a check en
tirely for the welfare of the city and
represent the taxpayers only, said
committee to have an appropriation of
say $5,000 a year to pay for assistance,
legal advice, stationery and printing.
Under this condition all responsibility
should rest with tlhe mayor, and the
committee would' hold him responsible.
He should nominate all heads of de
partments, and the committee must
approve of them or veto them. Such
heads of departments should be simply
head clerks' and they should appoint
or remove all clerks under them, and
be responsible for their acts, and the
mayor should have power to remove
any or all such head clerks and nomi
nate others, to be approved or vetoed
by the committee of one hundred.
. The Boards of Aldermen and Coun
cllmen should be merged In one bodyand
consist of say ten representatives at
large not elected by wards. Each man
should represent the city as a unit, and
so do away with ward deals and boss-
ism. "
TJiie committee of one hundred are to
receive no pay, except perhaps the
executive committee or commissioner.
who is to be 'actively engaged, and It
will be Regarded as such an honor to
serve on this committee, that many
will be anxious to have their tax lists
increased Instead of reduced) which will
materially increase the finances of the
city, cultivate a spirit of patriotism,
cause each taxpayer to feel that he is
protected by a safeguard and check,
the result of which will be that he will
pay willingly and freely the taxes due
the jelty as his share of common bur
den, and not as now try to pay as little
as possible on the theory that its
"catoW-as-catch-can." The city busi
ness, in fact, should be conducted as
near the same methods as possible as
any private individual or corporation
would conduct theirs. The mayor is
the manager and must give an account
ing of his stewardship to the owners,
and the owners must have their organ
ized committee, to demand that ac
counting and veto more appointments.
-The Committee of One . Hundred
would not handle tbe finances nor
make the laws, and so would have no
motive, no opportunity to make deals.
And being the largest property owners
would ber deeply interested in the tax
payers' 'welfare. Besides the' majority:
would certainly be above suspicion, ' as
they would hardly feel the pedd 'of
money nor value .lt as above their honor
like many needy henchmen -arid ."Ward
pollUciaAsvwhio have no honor nor sense ,
of honor. If any of the committee dew
cllned to serve,' the next largest tax
payers should receive, a certificate vest
ing In them the power to.serve.
The above suggestions occurred ' to
me while reading the new charter and
an invitation-in the papers to citizens
to appear before -the. special, commit
tee on revision and make suggestions. '
And being convinced of their, merit, I
suggest 'them through your- . valuable
paper. They need maturing in detail.
TUe committee are more competent
than I to do .this, and I have not the1
lime. for., like other taxpayers, I need
a committee to represent me, even in
this matter, and attend to my political
business.'-. But remember,' the Commit
tee of One Hundred should haws the
confidence ot the taxpayers and not be
elected or -appointed by wire pulling,,
but should b there . by; right as the
heaviest contributors to the burden.
Then we shall all feel that we are pro
tected and have a guide to admire and
direct us for the best Interest of the
city and that our money Is not squan
dered. If deemed advisable the com
mittee could oonalst of - fifty, with
power to select fifty ot the taxpayer
who pay lei than G0 annually as an
advlsary committee, and It the veto
power ot the committee is considered,
an objection that could be withheld and
the committee could have power to im
The Increase I a Yale's General VaWenlty
rnnd la the Poet Ten Yeare-Yale Field
Besides the special features of Tre.
urer Farnam' annual report ulrottdy
prlrted, some of Its figure supply in
teresting comparisons of the financial
changes of the university during the
last ten years. In that time the gen
eral university funds have risen ap
proximately from $471,670 to $1,19s,59,
the academical funds from $MI607 to
$1,605,459, the divinity school fund
from $144,401 to $226,318. the law school
funds from $11,600 to $100,293, the art
school funds from $81,600 to $13,200,
while the medical school funds fell
from $29,134 to $28,651. The Income oi
the academical department roas In the
same time from $162,754 to 3Zlt oid
of the sclenttflo school from $64,118 to
$115,825. The figures for funds do not
Include the large Sheffield fund kept
apart for the scientific school, and
they also make no account of the great
additions for buildings, Vanderbllt hall
representing alone. It Is reported. . an
Investment of about $1,000,000. ' In gen
eral, it can be stated that Tale's funded
resources have more than doubled dur
ing the last ten years and increased
about 75 per cent, during the last six.
The annual financial report of the
Tale Felld corporation, substantiated
by the treasurer. Henry B. Sargent,
shows that the receipts for tlhe past
year are $4,682.76, and the expenditures
$3,535.39. The biggest item Is the new
football field, which cost $2,112.64. The
waste ground at the field will soon be
graded to make two new football fields
at a cost of $2,600.
As It Struck Him.
A long, loose-Jointed pilgrim, In a
faded brown hat and venerable over
coat, strayed Into one of the parks the
other day where a hotly contested
game of football was in progress.
He watched the players for some
time In silence and at last asked a by
stander: "What d'ye reckon that tiling
they're fightln' over Is wuth?"
"About $2.50, perhaps," replied the
man to whom he had spoken.
"They're a pack o' durned foolo!" ex
claimed the pilgrim, stalking away in
disgust. Chicago Tribune.
"I say, Jen," called little Tommy.
"What?" returned (his sister. . "Why,. I
was Just thinkln' you've always had
to wear ma's old dresses made over,
an' I've always been stuck with pa's
old clo'es -which of us d'you suppose'Il
have things made out o' ma's bicycle
bloomers when they get old?" Chicago
In old age, the blood runs
1 tion, inflammation, bruise
result in a sore, which the re
duced vitality finds it difficult
to overcome.
(TRADE mark. )
the new Curative Lubricant,
softens the tissues, reduces the
inflammation, relieves the con
gestion, and, more than that, it
cures. Pure and harmless in its
ingredients, the most delicate
need not fear it ; soothing in its
immediate effect the most sensitive skin welcomes it. It is
the greatest boon to sufferers from every form of skin disease.
Price, 25 and SO cents per box. At druggists, or by mall.
Tbi Bbaxtjutb Co., 274 Canal St., New Tork.
Arrived last week. WaTeh our Chapel Street Win
dow for Special Bargains daily.
w nun Vail Hnfl of Garnets is far ahead of anvthin?
ever before exhibited in the
will surprise you.. ;
m 'Parlor Suites; Easy Chairs, Couches our own
manufacture ; come and see them.
!. Choice lines ot Rugs; Mats, Shades, Lace Cur
tains; Draperies Paper Hangings, etc. .
: Largest and Leading Low Priced Housefurnishing
Store In the city,, J r' : -
68-97 Orange Street
Your choice of.
Rims and Tires
Call and See
,Them.--. ff.
Monday Morning, Not. 19.
And as long a they last. We offer the
following grand values, which are the
greatest and most surprising Bargain
offered this season.
Everyone know of the scarcity of
all kinds of Cloaks, owing to the great
New York Cloak strike; yet our facili
ties are such, that while other houses
have hardly anything to show, we have
over 2,000 of the latest and choicest
garments which we offer as follows: '
3.08 Heavy Cheviot Golf Capes, Re
versible Cloth, with hood, full
7.00 value, all at 83. 08.
(7.60 Ladles' and Mis wis Coats, very
latest styles, black, navy and tan
mixed, some
(7.08 half lined and worth 812.00, all at
5.50 Misses', also a few Ladies' Coats,
all worth $8.00, at 65.50.
Here we offer a grand collection
of Ladies' and Misses' Coats and
Capes. All latest styles, iu
beaver, kersey, melton and chev
iot, all lengths and hnlf silk-lined:
11.98 worth 13.50 to 415.00 all at
12.50 Every style of Cloaks and Capes,
in every material, including ker
to sey, beaver, chinchilla, buclcs,
rough cheviots, etc., nil 33 1-8 per
29.50 cent, undervalue. 812.50 to 829.60.
19.50 VERY SPECIAL finest quality
Kersey Coat, 44 inches long,
double breasted, tight fitting and
lined throughout with extra good
silk; worth 30.00, in navy and
black, at 19.60.
And Children's and Infants' Cloaks;
also the following Great Bargains.
1.98 Real Marten Animal Scarfs, pat
ent mouths, worth 14.00, at 81.98.
67c For Ladies' Foster 5-Hook Kid
Gloves, l.OO value, at 67c.
79o For our entire Hue of 11.00
Gowns. 79o.
49c Men's Night Shirts, good cottons,
colored and white embroidered
bosom, collar and cuffs, well
made, 52 inches long. 49c.
781-783 Chapel street.
Longest wearing norse dimikpi rouuir..
Have worn 10 years, nunureuowi
testimonials to this effect. Made
both with and without surcingles.
Look for Horse stamped Inside.
sluggishly, and any conges-f
or cut in the skin is likely to
city. Prices so low they
and 780 Chapel Street-
25, Pounds.
teb 284 2C3' KJ, tj Art.
Comparison of prices will prove to you that we are entitled to more credit than,
possibly, we get for offering always the grandest and most surprising bargains in Dry
Goods and Fancy Goods ever seen in this city. It isn't a question with us how much
profit we can get out of our customers. It's a question how low we can sell our goods
and how much we can increase our sales, and how many more friends we can add to
our list of customers by our low prices and small profit system of doing business.
These facts ought to be remembered by every' buyer.
This is the season of the year when
Mackintoshes are a comfort and joy
to the wearer. Have Just received
300 garments 6f the very newest cloths
and shapes which go to you at a small
advance over cost. If you compare
prices before buying, you will be more
satisfied and your purchase will be
made here.
Mackintoshes,, Inverness
worth $2.50, our price $1.88.
Macintoshes, Inverness Cape, mixed
shades, worth $2.50, our price $1.88.
Macintoshes, Inverness Cape, supe
rior quality, black and! bluej worth
$5.00, our price $3.50.
Macintoshes with three capes, very
fine quality, cheap at $10.00, our price
$7.50. '
Line of Ladles' "Cravenette" Mack
intoshes at extremely low prices.
Ladies' Eiderdown House Gowns In
pink, blue, tans and grey." Sold ev
erywhere at $3.50, our price $2.50 each.
. - i. - -
Ladies' All Wool House Gowns,
nicely trimmed, usual price $5.00, at
$3.98. :
Winter .Waists In a choice line of
colors, worth $1.38, at $1.00.
All Wool , Flannel Waists In grey
and"; brown, pearl buttons, cheap at
$2.50, our price $1.75.
Black Cashmere
Shawls at new tariff prices. Great
bargains at these prices.
Old price. New price.
6.00 long Shawls tL60
7.00 Long Shawls 6J0
8.50 Long Shawls 8.50
11.00 tKng Shawls 8.00
14.50 Long Shawls 10.00
Shawls at 50c, 89c and $1.00.
Ladles' Beaver Shawls, very choice
and the thing for a warm wrap, same
shawls sold test year at $5.5S, our
price $3.50.
Special lot of TO doren, going at S
for 25c. ' ''; . ' j
FINE SKIRTS, ' ' , .
Made of the finest Black Sateen,
lined, I ruffles; This quality sold at
$2.50 everywhere. Our price while
they last, $L50 each. ... ' ; -;
837-839 Chapel. Street, New,
Choice assortment of Fancy Taffeta
Silk, worth $1.00, now 6?c yard.
Fine Brocaded
Velvets, In black grounds with
stripes -and figures, for sleeve, waists
and fronts of house dresses, very de
sirable in Paris and London, worth
$3.00, our price $1.50 yard.
Silk Crepe,
In all the leading shades, a truly
bargain' at 29c yard.
Grade two, worth 37c, at 25c yd.
Grade two, worth 37c, at 25o yd.
Grade three, worth 50c, at 39c yd.
Grade three, worth 50c at 39c yd.
These come in all the new light
evening shades.
All Silk 24 Inch Moire, worth $1.50,
at $1.00 yard.
Black All Silk Moire Antique, worth
$2.25, at $1.50 yard. ' j
Look in Our
There you will see two grades of
Blankets, one at $3.50, the other at
$5.00 a pair. They are extra 11x4 size
and have been sold at $5.00 and $7.00.
It's unnecessary for us to comment
on tfhe quality. They more than speak
for themselves.
Five cases more White Blankets,
which we will sell at 25c each.
Flannel, two cases gping at 4ftc yd,
24 pieces' Brown Canton ' Flannel,
very fleecy, and cheap at 9o, our price
6V&e yard,
Swansdown Flannel In very choice
patterns, stripes and figures, .worth
26c, our price l2fto yard,
Ladles' Fine Cashmere Gloves
Black, were 50o, now 26c pair. ,
. Ladles' extra fine Colored Cashmere
Gloves, sold always at 75c, our price
38o pair.
' i' -
Children's Mittens in Black, worth
19c, at 13c pair.
The Be st Way
In the world to enjoy your Thanks
giving dinner is to buy one of those
pure all linen Dinner Sets that we
offer at $1.00 a set under regular price.
8-4 Cloth arid' Doylies, choice pat
terns, now $2.75 a set.
8-10 Cloth and Doylies now $3.26 set.
8-12 Cloth and Doylies now $3.75 set.
It's tog late come and look at our all
linen Cream and Bleached Damask,
which has no equal at 50c a yard.
Guarantee no concern can match!
quality under 62c
Crepes in all colors, 12c yard. - . '
Choice patterns, 4c yard, , j :
Prints, good assortment, 50o yard. '
Bleached and Twilled Crash, worttjj
6o, at 3o yard. ( .
Notice to buyers of Figured Elder
down, the price was always 50c as yotl
know, our price 29c yard.
Twill Flannel, 20 pieces for sale a
25c yard ; price elsewhere 35c
White Wool Shaker Flannel, sold al
ways at 46c, our price 25c yard.
Jackets and
We received 150 garments last
Thursday and bffeq them at lower1
prices than they can be made up fop
in New York. This is the balance of
an order placed last July.
Dress Goods.
300 yards All Wool Novelty Drese
Goods In choice colors, old price $1.00,
now 59c yard.
600 TARDS ..
All we nave, two-toned 38- Incfy
Fancy Dress Goods, worth 62c now
89c yard. . : -.
15 pieces latest Highland Clan et
fects, worth 87ftc, now 25c yard.
Open edge effects, In very latest paU
terne, bought to retail at 20c, but art m
special drive put them on sale at lStyqi
yard. "... .. .. . j
Haven, Conn.

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