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TV. VOULXV. NO. 191. PRICE THREE CENTS. NEW HAVEN, CONN., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1897 THE CA REIN G TON PUBLISHING CO it t I 1-1 1 1 , 4 pa -I' I i Si; TO BE ANNOUNCED SEPT. 20 XIIU MElUBEItSllIP OP THE HUlf BOARD Of EDUCATIOX. Mayor Farnsworth Practically Admit That Ell Whitney Will be a Member Mayor Thinks Old Board a Good One Probable That. Six Old Member Will Serve on the New Board. There remains yet to be appointed by Mayor Farnsworth, under the new city charter, four public boards. They are the board of education, the board of" charities and corrections, the civil ser vice board and the board of park com missioners. When asked yesterday af ternoon If he had yet made up the per sonnel of the board of education, the mayor said: "Yes, I have fully .decided upon the membership of the new board. The list was completed some time ago, but I am not yet ready to give it out, and will not be ready to do so until about September 20." Although the make-up of 'the new board Is as yet in great part a matter of conjecture to all except those person ally concerned, it may be stated with certainty that Ell Whitney will be a member of the new board. This infor mation was given last evening by a gentleman in a position to speak au thoritatively on the subject. In response to a question as to whether or not Mr. Whitney would be a member of the new board, the mayor said: "I do not care to give out just yet the names of any of the members of the new board. I will say, however, that Mr. Whitney would make a good member and I have no doubt that he will make a good member of the new board of education." Pressed further to give the names of the appointees to the board of edu cation, Mayor Farnsworth said: "When Mr.; Morgan and myself drop out, sev en members of the old board will be left who are eligible to membership on the new board. Five of these seven gentlemen are democrats; gold demo crats, I believe. They are Messrs. Asher, Moran, Hooker, Stoddard and Connor. The other two, Messrs Man son and Betts, are republicans. Now I believe that if we were to consider men who voted for McKinley, republicans, then these five democrats I have men tioned would be republicans. I think those seven would make up a good board. Mind, I don't say these gentle men will make up the new board. I say they would make a good one." it-is said that Mr. Stoddard has re ' fused absolutely to accept an appoint ment to the new board, and in view of this fact and the hints dropped by the mayor in conversation yesterday, it seems very probable that the make-up of the board will be something like this: Harry W. Asher, F. A. Betts, James T. Moran, John T. Manson, Thomas Hooker, Walter J. Connor and Eli Whitney. It has been reported that the mayor would appoint a lady as a member of the new board and when questioned on the matter1 yesterday the mayor refused to confirm or deny the report. It is said that friends of Miss Marie Ives has asked that the appointment be given to her. Although the civil service and chari , ties and,, corrections boards will not begin- their duties until December next the mayor hopes to secure before that time public spirited citizens to serve on the boards, who will in the meantime take interest enough In the work -of the boards to study the experiences of other cities in those lines, and so be ready when they enter on their duties to go at their work In an intelligent manner. A quantity of literature on the mat ters of charities and corrections and civil service has been received at the mayor's office and as soon as he has se lected gentlemen to serve he will turn over to them' the reports from other cities and other matter bearing on the subjects, for their perusal. The mayor considers these two boards among the most important under the city government. He stated yesterday that he would not appoint a new board of park commissioners until the terms of office of the present commissioners expired. WASP AXD A MOULT A, They Win in the New York Yacht Clnb's Handicap Regatta at Bar Harbor. Bar Harbor, Me., Aug. 10. The sloop Wasp and the schooner Amorlta each added another prize to Its already large collection to-day by winning the handicap race of the New York Yacht club, half of which was sailed in the fog. But for the thick weather the race would doubtless have furnished a jrand spectacle as the whole course in a clear day is visible from the famous cilff walk. ' The course was a triangular one of twenty-one miles and during the race the wind was light from the south east, although at one time It freshened and then Sayonara carried away her top-mast. The start was at 11:50, and the yachts crossed the line in the follow ing order: Wasp, Queen Mab, Glori ana and Sayonara. The schooners crossed the line in the following order: Amorita, Fenella, Marguerite, Alot, Clonia, Sachem and Emerald. The Fenella was the first to tack and from then to the first mark all the boats made short hitches. Wasp turned the first mark shortly af ter 1 o'clock, followed by Queen Mab. In the run to the second mark off Baker's Island the wind was astern and nearly every boat broke out her spinnaker and balloon jib. Before this leg was half completed the fog shut down, making the boats Invisible from the shore., The fog was very dense when they turned the second mark and the Sachem tossed about twenty min utes on account of her jibing the buoy. The fog lifted just before the finish. SHOUT MEETIKG HELD By Board of Selectmen New Kiimes Sug gested for Center Stroet. A short session of the board of select men was held last evening. Selectman Sucher presented a peti tion for a cobble gutter on Farren ave nue in front of the property of W. w. Kendall. Mr. Kendall claims that the wash from floods tears down the bank along his property. The petition was referred to the committee on roads and bridges. A communication was received ask ing that the name of Center street in the annex be changed to either Lenox avenue or Girard avenue. There has been some talk of changing the name of the street to Ludlngton avenue, but Captain Ludlngton objects to this. The communication was placed on file. A communication was received from Mr. Grannls of Grannis' Corner thank ing the board for the building of a re taining wall In front of his property. Mr. Merliss of 20 Palmer street was ordered to build a dividing fence be tween his property and that of hie neighbor, Mr. Wisely. UPAIX'S MUltDEItED PHEMIER. The Kemalus of the Assassinated States, man Taken from Santa Agueda. Madrid, Aug. 10. A dispatch from Santa Agueda says that the funeral cortege accompanying the remains of Senor Canovas left the bathing estab lishment this morning, headed by the Duke of Sotdmayor, major domo to the royal household, representing the queen regent, and by Senor Castellano, min ister for the colonies, and Senor Eldo ayan. The coffin was covered with wreaths. among them one from the queen regent. It was borne on a car drawn by four horses. A detachment of chasseurs rendered military honors and acted as an escort. The special funeral train awaited the arrival of the cortege at Zumarraga. Almost at the very moment of the transfer of the coffin from the funeral car to the train a foreigner was ar rested. He is suspected of an accom pllce of the assassin. Senor Canovas has watched by the body of her husband for two nights one night with Senor Catelar and the other with Senor Castellano. She ab solutely refused to take either food or rest, but desired all the details of the funeral completed, but broke down on the road to Zumarraga, when a se vere nervous fit was happily relieved by a flood of tears. " ; The Marquis del Husto, the court's physician, embalmed the body. The post mortem examination showed that the deceased was in an extremely healthy state and that the brain was Unusually large. It showed also that either oft he three shots would alone have proved fatal. At the special re quest of Senora Canovas the remains will lie in state at the private instead of the official residence of the de ceased. The government plan was for laying in state at the official residence. dence. The queen regent has ordered a special mass to-morrow for the repose of his soul. Next week General de Azcarraga, the new president of the council, will go to San Sebastian to consult the queen regent. President McKinley has cabled to the Spanish government the condolences of the United States government and the American people. It Is understood that General Marti nez Campos is willing to go to Cuba should the cabinet decide to call Cap tain General Weyler. There are ru mors that General Polavieja, former governor of the Philippines, will be invited- to succeed Weyler. . But these are mere rumors, and thus far there Is no indication of abrupt changes, either In the administration of Cuba or in the constitution of the cabinet. Senor Sa gasta, Senor Moret, M. Prendergrast and Marshal Campos, with other states men and generals, favor the retention of the present cabinet long enough to reorganize and to conciliate the con servative groups. The government has decided to try the assassin by court-martial. He still defiantly declares that other startling crimes will follow. The police and gov ernment detectives are acting with re doubled vigilance, and the government Is In communication with foreign cap itals on the question of the surveillance of anarchists. A GOLLI ID I XT IVIED. His Name Is Said to be Michael Anglolino Has Been in Prison. Madrid, Aug. 10. A dispatch from Lucera, Italy, says that the Italian po lice have identified Golli, the assassin of Senor Canova3 as Michael Angiolino. He is thirty-three years of age, and was born in Foggia, capital of the prov ince of that name, in the Apulian Plain. His military record was very bad. He proved an Indifferent and disobe dient soldier, and was sent for three years' service in the disciplinary bat talion. Subsequently he became a com positor. ' In April,' 1896, he was sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment for dis seminating anarchistic propaganda, but after serving a part of the term escaped to Spain. He comes of an honest family. His father, who Is a tailor, is grief stricken by the crime of the son. The provincial and communial councils of Foggia have sent telegrams of condolence to the Spanish government, denouncing the assassin. 70,000 Voters Want Low to Knn. New York, Aug. 10. The executive committee of the Citizens' union met to-day. Secretary Clark reported that up to the present time over 70.000 vot ers had signed ballots favoring Seth Low for mayor of Greater New York. He also said that the enrollment of new members of the union was between two and three thousand per day. Negroes Must Leave the Town. Clayton, N. M.t Aug. 10. Notices have been conspicuously posted about town warning all negroes to leave be fore August 15. Nearly all the negroes here are preparing to go away. BOLD STRIKE FOR LIBERTY T1IRILLIXG AXD TRAGIC EPISODE IX MASS A CIIVSE1 IS S TA TE PRISOX.- Herbert Willis, a Murderer and Life Con vlct, Aided by His Brother. Everett, a Visitor, Attempt to Shoot Their Way Out of Prison Both Badly Wounded, the former Fatally Several Officers Shot. Boston, Aug. 10. Herbert Willis, a life prisoner in Charlestown state pris on, being sent there for the murder of Fred N. Strange of Taunton, Mass., nearly a year ago, attempted, with th assistance of his brother, who was vis iting him, to shoot his way to freedom this morning. While the attempt was unsuccessful, no less than twenty-five shots were exchanged by the men with four of the prison officers, with the re sult that Willis, the convict, now lies at the point of death, his brother Ever ett is severely, if not fatally wounded, and one of the brave prison officers is under a physician's care with a deep bullet wound in his ear. The affair was all over inside of three minutes. Late to-night the prison hospital re port says that Convict Willis cannot live; the Massachusetts general hospi tal says that EVerett Willis may live, and Officer Darling will live, although increasing Inflammation may result in the loss of one eye. The affair caused a tremendous sensation in this city. When Everett B. Willis, on his regu lar monthly visit to his brother, called at the prison, this morning, it was 10:30 o'clock, and after a pass into the pris on had been issued to him, he went di rectly to the meeting place in the ro tunda. His brother Herbert, the mur dered, was summoned from the work shop, and in a few minutes the two were In an earnest conversation, each being seated in chairs In the rotunda, directly in front of the west wing and in full view of the officers. Officer Witham sat down at a table in the center of the room where he could keep a sharp oversight on the pair and as another precaution, Officer J. S. Abbott took a position in a chair nearer the entrance to the rotunda. Officer Darling at 11 o'clock stepped up to the men and told them their time was up. As soon as he turned his back on them and started toward the center of the rotunda, he was direetly In line of the other officers, and that was un doubtedly the time when the revolver was passed. In an Instant the two brothers: crouching near by, began their fusilade of bullets. The convict fired three shots at Officer Witham, but his aim ing was so poor that all went wide. When the first bullet whistled by his head Witham stooped behind the little table at which he had been sitting, and while in that position drew his revolver and returned the fire. Officers Abbott and Darling also op ened fire, and in a short space of time Officers Benjamin and Townsend rush ed to the assistance of the other offi cers. Flash after flash came from the re volvers until nearly twenty-five shots had been exchanged between the con vict, his brother and the officers. Officer Townsend was at his desk out side of the rotunda when the shooting began and Instantly drawing his revol ver he sprang to the door, opened it threw away his door key, went through and slammed the door after him. He threw the key away so that if overpow ered the men could not get out. As he stepped Into the rotunda Herbert Willis, the prisoner, broke from the officers and rushed across the rotunda towards the door while his brother continued to struggle with the officers. As the prisoner sprang forward Townsend fired.' Willis threw up his arms and spinning round staggered to ward the east side of the rotunda and fell to the floor. The next instant his brother, who had now broken from the officers, came rushing toward Town send and before the latter could again raise his revolver, was upon him, and the two men grappled In a fierce strug gle. Willis had fired his last shot, but he freed him right arm and struck Townsend with his empty revolver, In flicting some painful bruises. Townsend did not try to hit back, but forcing his revolver against Willis' chest fired, the ball passing into Willis' lungs. Almost at the same moment Deputy It. P. Benjamin, who had been outside In the prison and heard the fir ing, rushed in and springing toward the struggling pair, discharged his revol ver close to Willis' head, the ball pass ing Into the neck near the ear. This ended the struggle. Townsend had a bad black eye and a lump as large as a hen's egg on the side of his head where Willis' revolver butt land ed, but is otherwise uninjured. When the firing had ceased the forms of the two brothers were found on the floor. Both men appeared to be dying. The convict was taken Into the prison hospital and his brother to the Massa chusetts general hospital. Ever since his brother's conviction Everett has been sullen and morose and many of those who acted as in formers at the time of Herbert's arrest, have feared that he would upon learn ing their identity, turn upon them in his vengeance. Everett, as well as his brother, is a fine athlete, and craved excitement, and it is thought that the plan originated with him. It Is now known that last week Everett sold all the goods and fixtures of his father's fish market and that he used part of the proceeds to purchase the two re volvers and to pay hi3 car fare to Bos ton. The result of the wounds of both the boys Is awaited with great interest. Silver Dollar Worth bnt 42.92 Cents. New York, Aug. 10 Bar silver took another tumble in the market to-day, being quoted at 55, a fall of almost a point over the price of the previous day. Government assay bars were quoted at 55 an ounce, making the value of the silver in a standard dol lar but 42.32 cents. TERRORIZED OAK STREET. An lusane Man Yesterday Afternoon Philip MeMahon Taken to Sprlngalde. Philip MeMahon, who said that he lived on Hill street, terrified the inhab itants of lower Oak street yesterday af ternoon by running up and down the street and threatening terrible things to the lookers-on, who did not stop to look long, but fled precipitately to places of safety. Officer Cooney finally came along and seeing McMahon's ac tions caught hold of him to arrest him. MeMahon, however, seemed to have the strength of several men , and would have broken away from the officer had not several citizens come to the assist ance of the officer. Together they held .MCMahon until the police ambulance with other officers arrived. It then re quired the united efforts of four officers to put him into the ambulance. At the police station It was found that Me Mahon was a raving maniac and he was sent to Sprlngside farm. CAP. HATFIELD STILL AT LARGE. Said to be Strongly Intrenched in a Moun tain Pass. Williamstown, W. Va., Aug. 10. Wild stories are being circulated about the officers who are trying to capture Cap Hatfield, the desperado, who es caped last week from jail. The Hat- fields are said to be strongly ensconced in a mountain pass (Ind to have recent ly killed Deputy Sheriff Johnson wd four other deputies,- but none of these reports is confirmed. The officers are In hot pursuit, and Judge Doolittle In sists on the sheriff capturing Hatfield at any cost or risk. It is believed that there have been encounters, but noth ing definite can be learned. UK 1,1 EE SHIP AHRITES. American Corn for Indian Sufferers in Port at Cnlvattu. New York, Aug. 10. The following cablegram, just received, will be read with interest by the many thousands throughout the United States who con tributed to sending a cargo of corn to the India famine sufferers. "Calcutta, Aug. 10. City of Everett arrived safe and sound; cargo good condition. Met Bishop Hoburne. Ar rangements for distribution perfect. Cargo is more acceptable even than ex pected. 'Signed) : "HOBBS." Rev. R. G. Hobbs, who is In charge of the corn cargo, sailed from San Francisco, June 12 on the steamer City of Everett. He will now turn the cargo over to the inter-denominational mis sionary committee, of which Bishop Thoburne of the M. E. church, is chair man, and it will be systematically ap portioned among the missionaries of ail Protestant denominations in the famine districts for distribution among the suffering natives. A FTElt GARBAGE HAT HE It BUS. Board of Health Heard Complaints Against Contractors At the meeting of the board of health yesterday afternoon the only business was the consideration of the numerous complaints against' the- collectors of garbage which have been pouring into the board of health office thick and fast recently. The first case brought up was that of Patrick Daly, garbage gatherer, for what is known as the east district. The first complaint considered was that from 97 Grand avenue, where it was charged Daly was not removing gar bage. Mr. Daly proved to the satisfac tion of the board that there was at No. 07 an improper receptacle for garbage. He proved that the receptacle was a wooden tub which has fallen partly to pieces and did not hold the garbage placed therein. On motion of Commis sioner Dibble it was voted not to fine the collector on this count. The fine ranges from 50 cents to $5. The next complaint considered . was from No. 267 Lloyd street. After the matter had been before the board for some time President Fleischner discov ered that the document was a request and not a complaint, so the matter was dropped. Other complaints from Mr. Daly's district were from 271 Lombard street, 182 Wallace street, 167 St. John street, 26 Warren street, 183 Pine street, 103 Atwater street, 183 James street, 98 Exchange street, 35 Chestnut street, 255 Grand avenue, 25 Wallace street, 8 Shelter street, corner of Ferry and Eng lish street and 94 Cedar Hill avenue. The complainant from the corner of Ferry and English street was Charles Gay. He said that if he did not get better garbage service from the health department he would appeal to the courts. Mr. Daly proved by Inspector Jackson that the receptacle at 255 Grand avenue, had a capacity of only six quarts, and that at 25 Wallace street the complaint was made because he would not carry away grass that had been cut from the lawn. J. J. Green of 230 Exchange street stated to the board that the garbage gathering in his section of the city was mixed up by a colored man named Reed, who is a private collector. He said that Reed ordered other collectors off the streets and then he took only, such garbage as he thought could be used. He also said that now the resi dents there carry off their garbage in wheelbarrows. This case and the others not considered were tabled for an ex ecutive session. The case of Contractor Lawrence of the west district was next taken up. Complaints as to his non-collecting were received from 522 George street, 361 Temple street. 64 Carlisle street, 19 Meadow street, 310 Howard avenue, 343 Howard avenue, 331 Cedar street and 531 Orange street. When these complaints had been read it was so late in the afternoon the board adjourned until 4 o'clock this af ernoon, when an executive session will be held. Baron Fava Arrives at Rome. Rome, Aug. 10. Baron Fava, the Italian ambassador to the United States, arrived here to-day and went immediately to the foreign office, where he had an interview with the Marquis Visconti Venosta, minister of foreign affairs. SARSFIELDS' NEW CAPTAIN SERGEAXT DOXOFAX OETS THE COVETED PRIZE. Kx-Captain Kennedy Was His Chief Com petitor The Vote Stood t Donovan, 34; Kennedy, 89 Kx-Captaln Creed Re ceived One Vote, and There Were Two Blank Ballots Cast. Attorney Jerome F. Donovan won In the election for the captaincy of the Sarsfleld Guard last evening, receiving 38 votes on the decisive ballot, while his closest competitor, ex-Captain J. J. Kennedy,' reclved 26, and there were two blanks. On motion of Lieutenant Kenna, a strong Kennedy man, the vote was made unanimous. Prior to the decisive ballot an inform al ballot was taken without making any formal nominations. The informal vote resulted: Donovan 34, ex-Captain Kennedy 29, ex-Captain Creed 1, blanks 2. The next ballot was formal and de cisive. This election practically terminates a somewhat acrimonious contest, which has been waged for the position by the two leading contestants, for while the nomination of the company has to be passed upon and confirmed by Colonel Burpee there is no doubt but that this will be done in proper time. Ten days, however, are required by the military regulations before the nomination -can be confirmed, so that Donovan will not have to go to camp at Nlantic next Monday unless the offi cial red tape can be made to stretch at some point in the present case. Regiment Adjutant Welles, who has been acting captain of the Sarsfields since its reorganization last winter, when asked last evening vvhether he would take the company into camp, said he could not tell, as It was a question which the adjutant general and colonel would have to decide. It Is extremely probable, however, that he will command the company In camp this year, and that Donovan will get his captain's papers on the return from camp, which will be at the end of the ten day's limit. The newly elected captain received many congratulations last evening and the announcement was received with cheers by a considerable crowd who had assembled outside the company room. Many of these were of the num ber discharged from the company when it was reorganized, who are said to have been opposed to Captain Kenne dy. The best of feeling now exists lh the company in spite of the warmth of the contest over this election. Attorney Donovan is a popular young lawyer, and although but a few months In the service passed the highest exam ination for non-commissioned officers. He is also a graduate of the Russell military school. Captain Kennedy sought the election to exonerate himself from blame for the condition in which the company was at the time of its reorganization. It is probable that the secret meeting of some of his adherents at the Ton tine did more to strengthen the oppo sition against him than it aided him. The Sarsfields also made preparations for their camp life last evening. The armory presents a very busy scene these days, as the various com panies are getting ready for Camp Cooke. i The field officers of the day will be as follows: Monday, Major Theodore H. Sucher of the Second regiment; Tues day, Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Hendrick of the Fourth regiment; Wed nesday, Lieutenant Colonel Alfred L. Thompson of the First regiment; Thursday, Lieutenant Colonel Timothy F. Callahan of the Second regiment; Friday, Lieutenant Colonel Gectrge M. Cole of the Third regiment; Saturday, Major Gilbert L. Fitch of the Fourth regiment ' is if hoxai? Suspected Nichols Murderer Arrested in the Town of Providence, N. Y. Saratoga, N. Y., Aug. 10. A man who gave his name as James Durick, sus pected to be one of the men who mur dered Marcus Nichols at Daniel's Farms, Conn., is locked up in jail at Ballston Spa. Durick was arrested last night in the town of Providence, this county, by Deputy Sheriffs Shadrlck and O'Brien, who found him hiding in a barn. His companion has not been found. Police Justice Freedman of Ballston Spa held Durick on the charge of "being a fugitive from justice." Durick is said to closely resemble the published picture of one of the sus pects. He takes his arrest coolly and denies any knowledge of the murder. He says that he was In Ballston Spa a week ago and has worked a few days in the mines at Ticonderoga, and that he was in Bridgeport, Conn., only one month ago to-day. The prisoner claims to be thirty-nine years, and that his home is in Honesdale, Pa Chief of Police Birmingham of Bridgeport, Conn., has been wired the fact of Durick's arrest, and will to night send a detective to identify the' suspect. RVSSIAX TOWX WIPED OUT. Famous University Town Praotlcally De stroyed by a Conflagration. Berlin, Aug. 10. A special dispatch has been received here which says that a great fire has destroyed the greater part of the Russian town of Mstisavl, west of Moghiloff, Jn the government of Moheelev, on the River Sozh and af fluent of the Dneiper. Two hundred houses has oeen burn ed, and the famous Jewish synagogue and six Jewish seminaries have been ruined. Mstisavl has been long known as an educational center as well as the seat of important religious institutions. It had, in addition to the synagogue and seminaries which have been destroyed, numerous churches, several monaster ies, a college and a school for nobles. WARXIXG TO GOLD HVXTERS. Secretary Bliss Diaws Public Attention to the Dangers to be Encountered. Washington, Aug. 10. Secretary Bliss has taken cognizance of the rush to the Klondike gold fields and Alaska and has issued the following warning to the general public1' To whom it may concern: In view of Information received at this depart ment that three thousand persons with two thousand tons of baggage and charge are now waiting at the en trance to White Pass in Alaska, for an opportunity to cross the mountains to the Yukon river, and that many more are preparing to . join them, I deem It proper to call the attention of all who contemplate making that trip to the exposure; privation, suffer ing and danger incident thereto at this advanced period of the season even if they should succeed in crossing the mountains. To reach Dawson city, when over the pass, seven hundred miles of difficult navigation on the Yukon river, without adequate means of transportation, will still be before them and it is doubtful if the journey can be completed be fore the river is closed by ice. I am moved to draw public notice to these conditions by the gravity of the possible consequences to people de tained in the mountainous wilderness during the five or six months of Arc tic winter, where, no help can reach them, however great the need. (Signed) C N. BLISS, Secretary of the Interior. YES TEED A T'S A TTACH3TBXTS. Property of Hayes & Bonrke Attached Jacob Cutler Sues for Amount of Notes. Three attachments were recorded in the town clerk's office yesterday after noon Just before the office closed for the day. The largest of the three at tachments was one for $1,000,' and was placed upon property on Grand ave nue belonging to Hayes & Rourke, the tinners and plumbers,' at 373 Grand avenue. The papers were served by Deputy Sheriff Higgins in favor of Eliz abeth Beloff and Golda Walkin. The plaintiffs allege that the defendants did tinning work on the roof of a building belonging to the plaintiffs and that the work was done so unskilfully and neg ligently that some time after its com pletion the roof became leaky and in consequence the decorated plaster work of rooms in the building became water coaked and was partially destroyed. It Is further alleged that the defendants have otherwise failed to fulfill their part of the contract and still neglect and refuse to complete it. Damages of $1,000. is claimed. " It is also'' claimed, that J. S. Clark of Orange -is the agent of the defendants and has' concealed some of their goods and effects. The case is returnable to the superior court on the first Tuesday In September. Deputy Sheriff Higgins also placed an attachment for $600 on property on Scranton street belonging to Goldie Schwartz and Annie Smernoff in favor of Jacob Cutler. The parties are all residents of New Haven. Mr. Cutler alleges that the defendants on June 7 gave their note for $300 payable ort de mand to Rosin & Brownstein, and on June 22 gave a note for $100 also pay able on demand. Rosin & Brownstein transferred these notes to Mr. Cutler, who early in this month demanded pay on them. He alleges that the notes have not yet been paid and claims $600 damages. Deputy Sheriff Louis A. Koon late yesterday afternoon placed an attach ment on land on Scranton street be longing to Nathan Golden. : The at tachment Is for $300 and is made in a suit brought against Mr. Golden by James Goodfellow. ' In the complaint Mr. Goodfellow states that on February 4, 1897, Mr. Golden and Ernest D. Derby of New Haven executed a contract by which Mr. Derby was to erect a three strory house for the defendant on Scranton street. On March 19 Mr. Der by sold to the plaintiff, Mr. Goodfellow, the contract for the building, and au thorized the defendant, Mr. Golden," to pay to Mr. Goodfellow $250, the con tract price. The plaintiff claims that the defendant has never paid the plain tiff the $250, which is now due, or any part of it. "BOB" WttEXX DKWEATS, BIAHOXEY. Interesting Series of Matches on the On wentsia Courts, Chicago. Chicago, Aug. 10. Champion ', Bob Wrenn achieved a victory over Mahoney in the feature of the international tourney. It was the only contest where America and England met and the re sult was eminently satisfactory to the select assemblage which graced the courts of -the Onwensal club of Lake Forest. In the other matches Lamed defeated Collins, the western champion in the easiest style Imaginable, the score be ing 6-1, 6-0, and Nisbet defeated Eaves in two long drawn out deuce sets. Wrenn and Mahoney appeared upon the courts for the final match of the day. The American champion was in good form and gained much applause by brilliant net playing, while his oppo nent was slow in warming up and ap peared slightly nervous. Wrenn there fore took the opening set with compar ative ease by a score of 6-2. The second set brought out tennis par excellence and required eighteen games for a decision. Wrenn executed clever cross court returns and lobbed well when put to the defence. Mahoney, on the other hand, was strong in his ground strokes and volleyed with ef fect. The game was an 8-all and deuce was called six times in the following game, Wrenn winning. The champion promptly ran the following game to 40 love, was overhauled by Mahoney only to finally win the game, set and match on a netted ball 10-8. The marches for to-morrow are: Ma honey and Nisbet; Wrenn and Collins; Lamed arid Eaves. TO SEAT FIFTEEN THOUSAND XEWAMPHITHEATEttTOS URROUXD YALE FOOTBALL WIELD. Will be Erected at a Cost of From S10.000 to 813,000-When Completed Will be the Best in the Country Change in Fresh- man Gridiron New Property Acquired Entrance to be Made More Accessible. Extensive Improvements in the lay out of the football gridiron at Yale field have been commenced, and by the time college opens, the last of September. Yale will have the best football field In the country, costing from $10,000 to $12,. 000. These extensive improvements, which are being made by the Yale Athletics association, are rendered absolutely essential by the recent change in Yale's! athletic policy whereby her big games of baseball and football with Harvard1 and Princeton will be played on colleger grounds and not at Springfield an.dl New York, as in former years. In ac cordance with this policy, Yale will meet Harvard at football at Cambridge) this fall, while the Yale-Princeton tus sle over the pigskin will be at the Yale field. ' , " . As at present arranged, the' field is utterly Inadequate to accommodate the tremendous crowd which is sure t6 be. here to witness the battle of the giants. The improvements now under way in clude some changes in the layout of the old football gridiron and in the erection of new bleachers all around it with at seating capacity of fifteen thousand. The location of the gridiron "will be moved further, west from the grand! stand to furnish room for the bleach ers, and will be made perfectly level and smooth. ' The Athletic association, in order tor uare uiuie ruviiL 4il wjnuu lu wir uuu its plans, has purchased of Charles H. Webb a strip of land to the west and adjoining that portion of the field along the Derby turnpike. This strip -ia 110 feet wide and 500 feet long. The land thus purchased is considerably below the level of the Yale field, and has an orchard of apple trees upon it. The trees will be removed and the land wilt be graded up to the level of the Held. The old dwelling house which also stood upon the land has been moved further west by the St. Lawrence Cemetery as sociation, which has purchased the re-. mainder of the property, and will be fitted up for a dwelling and office for the sexton of the cemetery. This pur chase will make en entrance' for the cemetery on the Derby turnplke, andi the footpath to the cemetery across the Yale field will be discontinued. ' . A portion of the new land has already been filled in. levelled and nicely turfed.'' This work has been done by . A. N. Farnham, the Westvllle florist. Blda for the rest of the filling and grading were received Monday, but have not yet been awarded. The land will havey to be raised from one to three and omj half feet, and will require about 10,000 cubic yards of earth. The specifications require that this work shall .be com pleted by September 15. i '.'. ; A space 330x160 feet is set apart fcp the gridiron and the bleachers; The bleachers will completely enclose the gridiron and will be separated from it by a close board fence three feet in height to keep back" the crowtl from; the field. At present sorn of the old bleachers from the east side of the grand stand are being moved to a posi tion back of the south goal posts, but these will all be supplanted by newi ones early in the season. Specifications for the joiner work are already out. Hydrants have been placed at-the) four corners of the field and connected with a two-inch main, so. tha the ground can be kept as wet as is neces-' sary. Another change made at ther field Is the removal of the freshman football ground from the baseball diamond to at position east of the grand stand andi covering a portion of the ground occu pied by the bleachers which are being removed. The surveys for this grid Iron were made by Engineer Hill. This change will prevent the cutting up ot the baseball diamond, as has been the case in past years. Of course the bleachers will be re stored when the baseball season opens. The entrance to the field will be moved) about one hundred feet further west to a place much more accessible to the en tire field, and the old entrance will be discontinued for most purposes. - The land between the fence and the Derby turnpike has been levelled, forming a sidewalk where people can walk wlthl safety. The new land purchased cost about $2,000, and the cost of fitting it up will be about $8,000 or $10,000. George G. Reynolds, the superintendent 'Of the field, has the general supervision of the work. DEED OP AX EX-COXtlCT. William W. Morris Attempts to Murder His Wife and Commits Suicide. New York, Aug. 10. William W. Mor ris, fifty-three years old, who "was re leased from Sing Sing on August 1, had a quarrel with his wife, Margaret, thirty-six years old, at 147 Green ave nue, Brooklyn, to-day, and fired two bullets at her from a pistol. One bullet passed through her right arm, shatter ing it and making a wound in her breast Mrs. Morris escaped to the basement and Morris fired two shots into his own head. The man was dead when a doctor arrived. The house where the shooting occurred was run as a boarding house by Mrs. Morris while her husband was in prison. On Tuesday last Morris called at the house and stated that he had been re leased from prison and wanted to again live with his wife. Mrs. Morris refused to admit him and ordered him, away. Since that time other calls were made, the last one being to-day, when Morris pushed his way into the house. Mrs. Morris was removed to a hospital. She will recover. Morris was formerly employed as an expert accountant in a Jewelry firm in this city. He was sent to Sing Sing for forging checks.