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NEW HAVEN, CONN:, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, J 900. THE CARRINGTON PUBLISHING CO. ;3 ourth eport ! Rev epnrt '. a net man eports flnls Ighty-; Conne elety.' Presid THE LITTLE TOWN ELECTIONS RETVRNS FROM 138 OF THE 103 HELD TESTES DA Y. Republicans Win In 103 and the Dtmo crals in Thlrty-flve-Of the Twenty. four Towns Missing Sixteen Were Re publican and Eight Democratic Last Year Republicans Lose but a Few Towns No License 31 en Gain One Town Republican Victory In New Haven County Numerically the Same as Last Tear. .It was "Town Meeting" day In Con necticut yesterday, 162 of the 168 towns of the state holding the "Little Town" elections for the purpose of choosing officials of the town governments and settling for the coming year the liquor license question. The towna and cities not participating In these unique little political contests were Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, Ansonia, Derby and Naugatuck. Returns up to midnight had been re ceived from 138 towns of the 162 voting and the tables show republican victories In 103 towns and democratic success in thlrty-flve.. Pull returns from all the towns in the elections of 1899 gave the republicans 125 and the democrats thirty-seven. Comparing the full returnsi of last year with those received thus far from yesterday's eleotion, the republi cans have lost twenty-two towna and the democrats two. Of the twenty-four towns missing yesterday sixteen went republican last year and eight were democratic. If the missing towns re main firm in their respective columns of last year it would mean a total of 119 towns republican and forty-three demo cratic, a net republican loss of six towns. ' Three cities indulged in city elections. In New London and South Norwalk there were upheavals, democratic may ors being replaced yesterday by repub licans. In Norwalk a democratic may or was re-elected, but the common coun cil will be republican. The vote through out the state was, as a rule, light. New Haven County. New Haven, Ansonia, Derby and Naugatuck were the only towns of the twenty-six in New Haven county that did not hold town elections to-day. With every town heard from the re turns show that the republicans carried eighteen, and the democrats four. In 1899 the victory of the republicans was numerically identical with that of this year. On the license question, there waa but one 'tournover in the county, Guilford changing from license to no license. Following is the table: Winner. 1000. 1800. New Haven No election. Waterlmry Hem. Dem. Ansonia No election. Beacon Falls Hep. Rep. Bethany Dtm. Dem. Branford Dem. Rep. Cheshire ReP- Rep- Derby No eleotion. East Haven Rep. Rep. Guilford Rep. Hep. Huuiden Rep. Im. Madison Rep. Rep. Merlden Rep. Rep. Mlddlebury Rep. Rep. Mllford .. Rep. Rep. Naugatuck No election. North Branford Rep. Rep. North Haven Rep. Rep. Orange Rep. Rep. Oxford Rep. Rep. Prospect Rep. Rep. Seymour Rep. Rep. Southbury ten. Dem. Wallingford ' Kep. Rep. Wolcott Rep- Kep. VVoodbrldge Rep. Rep. Hartford County. . Hartford, Oct. 1 The capitol city alone of the twenty-nine towns in Hartford county did not hold a town election to-day. Of the other twenty eight in the county seventeen went re publican, 5 democratic and six are miss ing. The six missing towns all were republican last year. On the license question there were but two changes: Berlin abandoned no license, while Granby discarded license. In 1899 with all the towns heard from the county Btood republican twenty-four, demo-' cratic four. Following is the table: Winner. 100. 1899. Hartford No election. Avon Rep. Rep. Berlin Dem. Rep. Bloomfleld Rep. . Rep. fcrlstol Dem. Dem. Burlington Missing Hep. Canton Rep. Hep. East Granby Missing Rep. East Hartford Rep. Rep. East Windsor . . Hep. Rep. Enfleid Rep. Kep. Kurmlngton Dem. Dem. Glastonbury Rep. Rep. Granby Kep. Rep. Hartland Missing Hep. Manchester ' Missing Rep. Marlborough Dem. Dem. New Britain Rep. Rep. Newiugton Rep. Hep. Plaluvllle .' Hep. Kep. Rocky Hill Hep. Rep. Klnisbury Kep. Rep. Soutbington Hep. Rep. South Windsor Missing Rep. Suflleld Kep. . Rep. Wwi HuiUoid Missing 1T. AVethersfleld .-. .. Rep. Rep. Windsor Locks Dem. pern. .Windsor Rep. Rep. Windham County. Willimantic, Oct. 1. With Canter bury and Stirling missing, the other thirteen, towns of Windham county give returns which show republican victories in twelve towns and demo cratic success in one. With all the towns heard from in 1899 the republi cans oarried thirteen and the democrats two. Canterbury and Stirling, the towns missing to-night, were republi can and democratic respectively, last year. License was an issue in Plain field. Last year the vote on the liquor question was a tie, and the no license position of the year previous stood until to-day, when license was carried. Following is the table: . 'Winner. 11)00. 1809; Windham Rep. Rep. l'utnam Rep. Rep. Asnford Dem. Dem. Brooklyn Rep. Rep. Canterbury Missing Rep. Chaplin Rep. Rep. Eastford Hep. Rep. Hampton .'. Rep. Rep. Killlngly . Rep. Rep. I'lttiulleld Rep. Kep. Fouifret Rep. Rep. Scotland Rep. Rep. Stirling Missing Dem. Thompson Rep. Kep. Woodstock Rep. Rep. New Loudon County. New London, Oct. 1 AU of the twenty-one towns In New London elected town officers to-day. With three towns missing the returns show republican success in ten, while the democrats carried eight. Last year with full returns the republicans car ried three and the democrats eight. Lisbon, Montville and Salem are miss ing. Last year the first two of these towns jvere democratic, while Salem was republican. Following is the table: Winner. 1900. . Rep. 1800. " Rep." Rep. Dem. Hup. Rep. Hup. Dem. Hep. Rep. Rep. Dein. Rep. 1 hm. Rep. Dem. Dem, Kep. Dem. Rep. Rep. Dem. New London Norwich icep. Rep. Bozrah Colchester Rep. East Lymn Hep. Franklin Rep. GrUwold Dem. roton Dem. Lebanon Hep. cciyarcl Kep. Lisbon Missing Lyme llein. Montville Missing North Stonlngton Hen. Old Lyme ( Dem. Preston Dem. Salem Missing Sprague Dem. Htoningron item. Voluntuwn Hep. waterrord Uem. Falrncld County. Bridgeport, Oct. 1. This city alone of the twenty-three towna in Fairfield county did not participate in the town elections held to-day. With the town of Greenwich delayed by a tardy and complicated count, and the towns of Easton, Monroe,' New Fairfield, Red- (Continued on Sixth Page.) A RELIEF FUND STATEMENT GALVESTON COMMITTEE HAS RE CEIVED IN ALL $881,043. This Amount Also Includes 9300,300 Remitted by Gov. Bayers False Re ports of Fabulous Contributions Have Checked the Public Impulse to Give Still a Pressing Nerd for Money. Galveston, Tex., Oct. 1. John Seeley, chairman of the finance committee, a sub-committee of the Galveston Cen tral Relief committee and custodian of the Galveston relief fund, has given the following to the Associated Press: "All subscriptions that have been turned over to me up to and including October 1, 1900. from all sources, amount to $881,043. This amount in eludes all money received by me direct, all received by Mayor W. C. Jones, and also $309,500 remitted to me by Gover nor Sayers out of subscriptions made to him. "The governor has also ordered a further remittance to me of $100,000, which should reach me in the next few days and he will send me from time to time such additional funds as he may receive. We are now arranging in proper shape a full itemized statement of all receipts and amounts expended which will be duly published. John Seeley, Chairman of Finance Committee. Apropos of Mr. Seeiey's report the News to-morrow will eay editorially "The pressing need of Galveston la money with which to shelter more than 3,000 persons now homeless and to make habitable the home of many others. Some correspondents have sent out statements to the effect that mil lions of dollars have been contributed for the relief of Galveston-. One pub lished statement fixed the amount at $15,000,000.' These statements have led the public the generous, liberal public astray, and have had a tendency to check the impulse to give, because It seemed that the requirements had been met. But the real truth is that Gal veston has up to date reeeived'only $881,043. The News has asked the Asso ciated Prews to spread this statement to the, world in order that the false im pressions may be counteracted as far as it is possible to do so." Haytl Must Pay $23,000. Washington, Oct. 1. Judge Day, the mediator in the Metzger case, has Just returned his decision in favor of the claimant and has decreed that Hayti pay an Indemnity of $23,000. The claim for indemnity was made by John D. Metzger & Co., an American firm, on account of the seizure and sale of their goods at Port au Prince and for the non-payment of certain licenses, etc. Died In Wllllniantlo. Willimantic, Conn., Oct. 1. J. Spen cer Barnes, a prominent Chicago busi ness man, died at the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. L. H. Stanton, West Main street, late Sunday night from stomach trouble, aged sixty-six. He is survived by a wife and daughter, two brothers and two sisters. He has been visiting in Willimantic and vicinity since last June. Holland's Commander Protests. Newport, R. I., Oct. 1. Lieutenant Caldwell, who had charge of the sub marine boat Holland during the recent manoeuvres, has protested against the decision of the arbitrament board. Since his written report has been received the opinion of the judges has been altered, I WAGE INCREASE EXTENDED TEX 1'E It CENT. AH VANCE BY THE LEHIGH COMPANY. Important Sleeting of the Operators of the Wyoming, Lackawanna and Le high Valley Regions No l ice Posted by Latter Company Atter the Meeting To Take Up Other Grievances With Its Employes Reading's Advance Falls to Induce Men to Return More of Its Collieries Tied Up. Wiikesbnrre, Pa., Oct. 1. The coal op erators of the Wyoming, Lackawanna and Lehigh Valley regions held an im portant meeting in this city this after noon and decided to offer the miners an increase of 10 per cent, in wages and also to reduce the -cost of powder to the miners from $2.75 to $1.50 per keg. The whole situation was thoroughly discussed, nearly all those present tak ing part. The powder subject was the chief one of debate and next came the recognition of the union. So far as can be learned none of the operators were in favor of recognizing the union in any way. This evening W. A. Lathrop, the chairman of the meeting, gave out the following statement for the Lehigh "Valley company: Notice: This company makes the fol lowing announcement to its mine em ployes. It will adjust Its rates of wa ges so as to pay to(its mine employes on and after October 1 a net increase of 10 per cent, on the wages heretofore Re ceived, and will take up with its mine employes any grievances which they may have. Signed: W. A. Lathrop, General Superintendent. It ia understood from the above state ment that powder will be served to min ers for $1.50 and that the difference be tween, this rate and the old rate of $2.75 shall be taken Into account In fig uring the next advance of 10 per cent. noted above for this class of labor. Similar notices to the above will be posted by all the other companies repre sented at the meeting. The strikers say that under nd chcumstances will they accept the offer. They claim it is not as good an offer as the Reading com pany made to Its men. The union is ignored and the net increase must come out of the price of the powder. E. M. Palmer, chairman of the press committee at United Mine Workers' headquarters, said: "The men will not return to work under such conditions. It is not a fair offer." The operators will make no further move until they hear from the men. At United Mine Workers' headquar ters this statement was given out: "What we want is: "1 A better enforcement of existing mine laws. "2 To obtain that which is fully our own, 1. e, the value of labor actually performed arid hitherto taken from us. "3 To obtain the right to purchase our implements of lnbor at a fair mark et value and escape from the compul sory rule which forces us to pay to the operators more than twice what the same materials 'ran he pui chased for in the open market. "4 To allow a readjustment of the wage pcale that will nearly conform to the normal conditions of the anthracite trade and establish as nearly as prac ticable a uniform price for each class of work In and around the mines." The strikers say until these conces sions are granted and the union recog nized they will not return to work. Shenandoah, Pa., Oct. 1. ranther Creek valley, In Carbon county, is now the objective point of the strike leaders. The Lehigh Coal and Navigation com pany operates a number of big collieries there, all of which have been working undisturbed since the mine workers' strike was Inaugurated. Last night a branch of the United Mine Workers was formed at Coaldale. Organizer James Informed President Mitchell that he anticipated a complete suspension of operations in the valley by the end of the week. The increase of ten per cent, in wages announced by the Philadel phia and Reading company had no ef fect on its striking employes, unless it was to strengthen their determination to remain firm. The advance was to have become operative to-day, but nob a solitary striker throughout the region reported for work at any of the Read ing company's collieries. On the con trary, the tie-up was extended to the PottsviJIe and Minersvllle districts, and to-day of the thirty-nine collieries op erated by the Philadelphia and Read ing Coal and Iron company only four worked. The Twelfth regiment, with 'the ex ception of one company, left for home to-day. The remaining company will depart as soon as the tents are dry enough to be packed. Hazloton, Pa., Oct. 1. Although the labor leaders positively said they did ont fear a break in the ranks of the anthracite coal strikers, they were nev ertheless pleased to learn that the 10 per cent, advance granted by the Phila delphia & Reading Coal & Iron com pany in the Schuylkill valley waa to tally ignored by the etrlklng mine workers to-day. It waj predicted that many of the strikers would return to work under the belief that the 10 per cent., increase would be the limit of the operators' concessions, but the unanimity of the men in deciding to stand out for a further advance caused many remarks of surprise. It was expected in some quarters that to-day would bring a turning point in the strike, but nothing came to the surface that would lead to any indication of the strike nearing an end. Since the operators began to hold con ferences President Mitchell is receiving more information than formerly and giving out less. That he knows more about the situation than he cares to tell is hardly doubted by any one. He has practically, admitted, that ho re- celves advices from New York as to the doings of the operators. There Is still a lack of anything tangible on which to base the report of an Immediate set tlement. President Mitchell continues to deny that he knows anything about it. The situation in the Lehigh Valley showed a change in favor of the men. Several hundred men quit work at the Calvin Pardee mines at Lattimer as the result of persuasion on the part of 400 marching strikers and at Oneida and Cranberry the coal companies lost ad ditional men. No collieries were closed down in this region to-day. Shamokin, Pa., Oct. 1. Most of the 15,000 miners between here and Cen tralla to-day decided that an advance of wages, such as the Reading company tendered its employes, should not be ac cepted unless President Mitchell of the United Mine Workers advised them to do 60. Most of the men have Joined the organization since the Btrike 'start ed, and there Is every indication that they will support Mitchell to the end. Numerous people hereabouts fear the operators will not recognize the union, at least for some time to come, and that the strike is only in its infancy. It AC NO AT HARTFORD, MojorTaylor Defeats Fenn Latter Wins the Twcn ty-flvc Mile Race. Hartford, Oct. 1. Major Taylor, tho professional bicyclist, and W. S. Fenn, the speedy amateur who has come to the front this season, tried conclusions at the Veldrome track in this city to night for tho mile championship of America, a special dispensation having been granted for Fenn to ride against a professional. Taylor won the ra.ee, which was apparently very hard fought, for the finishes were close. The first heat was declared off because .Taylor fouled Fenn, and it had to be run over. In the run-off Taylor led all the way, but Fenn followed on his heels. 'JViylor finished a length ahead. Time, 2:25. The second heat was also won by Tay lor, he thus taking the race. He led Fenn at the finish by about three Inch es. Time, 2:19 3-5. Fenn won the ama teur twenty-flve-mile race; J. H. Hunt er, second: F. J. Cad well, third. Time, 1:02:25. There were twelve etartcrs. A BOND ISSUE OF 805,000 W.4S A WARDED BY THE BOA 7D Of FINANCE LAST NIGHT. V -'.v York Firms Were the Successful Kldders and Offered 103.57-The Pre mium Will Amount to S30,s5.BO, Making the Cost to riia City Only TI9 l-'A for Three and a Half Per Cent. ISonds. The board of finance last night open ed bids for the new issue of $S6n,D00 worth of bonds and awarded the Issue to Harvey Fisk & Sons and Vermilye & Co. of New Tork, firms which bid Jointly for the entire issue. Their bid was 103.57, the highest one received for the entire iue. Under this bid the premium will amount to $30,880.50, iTiuking the total amount which the city will receive for the issue $895,880. 50. The firms will also pay accrued interest from the date of the bonds, October 1, to the tima when, they take the issue, which will be about Octo ber 20. Some bids were received for portions of the Issue, offering for the portions! bid for more than the bid for the en tire amount by the successful bidders. It was thought at first that by making: a combination of some of these bids for portions of the Issue the entire issue could be sold for more than the New York firms' bid, but after long figuring It was found that the most favorable combination of the smaller bids which could be made would net about $1,500 less than would be netted by giving tho entire issue at 103.57. The bonds will bear 3 per cent, interest, but because of the premium secured they will cost the city but .031914. In all twelve bids were received. Those besides the successful bidders were: N. W. Harris & Co. of New York, for the whole issue 103.333, amounting to $893,830.45; Street, Wykes & Co. of New York, for the whole issue 103.03, amounting to $891,209.50; E. D. Shepard & Co. of New York, $890,391 for the en tire issue; R. L. Day & Co. of New York, $886,884.51 for the entire istme; Farson, Leech & Co. of New York, $892,342.50 for the entire issue; Thomp son, Tenney & Co. of Boston, 104.529 for 3185,000 worth of bridge bonds; Adams & Co. of Boston, 102.53 for $200,000 worth of pavement bonds; New Haven Trust company bid for $50,000 worth of pave ment bonds, $1,031.26 for each thousand dollars' worth, payable October 1, 1915, and $1,042.76 for each thousand dollars' worth, payable October 1, 1920; H. C. Warren & Co. of New Haven bid for $185,000 worth of bridge bonds, offering for that amount $194,731; the Connecti cut Savings bank of New Haven bid for $185,000 worth of bridge bonds, offering for that amount $194,851.30. The $805,000 issue is for the following purposes: $180,000 wortn to pay for a new high school and to pay off flouting indebtedness for Bihuo!s; $200,030 worth of street pavement bonds, and $185,000 worth of bridge bonda Hev. Father Bunts Dead. Winstcd, Conn., Oct. 1. Rev. Panthi lus Ennis, O. F. N., aged sixty-two, died at St. Joseph's monastery to-night from acute spinal trouble. About a year ago he succeeded Rev. Alexander Hlckey as pastor of St. Joseph's church coming from Alteghany, N. Y. Derby Man Killed. Ansonia, Conn., Oct. 1. John Whalen, forty-five, whose borne was in Derby, was killed In the Olderman foundry, where ha waa employed luta this after noon. THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN REPORT ON THE CHVBCH STREET PAVING MATTER RECEIVED. The Committee Recommends That the Order be Carried Out With Another , Kind of Brick-More Pavement Pe titions Received and Rcferred-Pe-titlons for Permission to Lay Ad ditional Car Tracks-The Bushnell Monument Appropriation. The board of aldermen at its session last night disposed of a large amount of business. One of the most important matters taken up was the report of the special committee for investigation into the Church street paving matter. The committee was appointed to in quire into the reasons for the issuance of the order for the stopping of the work of laying the pavement on Church street before the entire order was ful filled, and for the carting away of the brick on Church street, between ,Elm and Chapel streets. The committee reported that it had ascertained that the work of paving was stopped because of the many com plaints received concerning the poof duality of brick laid on East Chapel street, brick of the same make as that which was being laid on Church street CatsMU brick. The committee rec ommended that an order be passed to have the director, of public works pro ceed to have Rice & Turner's contract to pave Church street carried out with Barrlngtan brick to be laid with ce ment Joints, provided Barrington brick could bo procured without an addition al cost over that of Catskill brick, oth erwise with Catskill brick. Alderman Hall moved that the com mittee report be tabled for printing, but such action was objected to by oth er members; on the ground that It would delay the completion of the Church street paving until next year. The motion to table was lost, and the report was accepted, the recommenda tion adopted and the order passed. Petitions for vitrified brick pavements in Elm street, from State to York, and In Crown street, from State street to Temple street, for a Telford pavement in York street, between South and Oak streets; for a vitrified brick pavement in Congress avenue, from George street to Hill street; for the continuation of Fitch street, to Whalleyi avenue, and for the repairing of Howard avenue with crushed stone were referred to the committee on streets. A petition for the construction of a sewer in Ellsworth avmue and a com munication from the board of health refommnmiing that a sower be built In Hudson street, were referred to the sewer committee. A communication was received from the board of finance returning the' res olution passed by the common council providing for an appropriation to the fund for the building of the Bushnell monument. Accompanying the com munication was an opinion from the corporation counsel to the effect that the chnrter granted to the city govorn- i rnent no power to make appropriation for that purpose and that therefore the appropriation could not be legally made under the present chnrter provision. There is a sentiment in the common council strongly in favor of making the appropriation, and the aldermen voted to refer the matter to the committee on legislation to report a plan for securing such charter amendment as will per mit of the appropriation. A communication was received from the Fair Haven and Westville Railroad company calling to the attention of the common council a map of the layout of the proposed extension of the tracks on Derby avenue. The matter was re ferred to the committee on railroads and bridges, ns were also a petition from the same company requesting per mission to lny an additional track on College street, between Chapel street and Grove, and a petition from the Winchester avenue railroad company asking permission to lny an additional track in Congress avenue, from the corner of George and Church streets to the top of the Congress avenue hill. The board passed an order to the ef fect that George-street, between State street and Church street should be pav ed with the Belgian blocks which will be taken from Chapel street,ijwhen the new pavement is laid there. Tptonrn))ilo BHnfn. Bar Harbor, Me., Oct. 1, St. Saviour's Episcopal church whs the scene of a pretty society wedding to-duy, when Miss Maria QriHWold Gray, daughter of Henry Wln thron Gray of New York, was united In marriage to Wllllnm Bay Cosier. The cere mony wan performed at noon, Rev. C. S. I.elllncwell, rector emeritus of St. ttavkmr's church, otlieiatliiK. Mrs. Frederick Oeb hiirilt whh urn trmi of honor, and was the bride's only attendant. Michael Van Bureu Davis of New York was best man. San Juan le Porto Eleo, Oct. 1. The fed eral parly, at Its convention at Cnguas yes terday, passed resolutions ulllllutlng itself with the democratic party In the United States. A cablegram from Wllllnm J. Itryun and John K. Jones, cnnlrmun of tho nullonal democratic Committee, urging har mony, were read. Washington, Oct. 1. The triennial con clave of the Sovereign Grand council of tho Scottish H'le (colored) was opened nt Col ored Masijiue "leiuine here iuuu. The uu dress of the day was delivered by the sov ereign grand commander, John G. Jones of Chicago. Bloojdsberg, Pt., Oct. 1. The 700 em- ployes of the Heading Iron company of ; Danville decided to-day to accept the 5 per cent, reduction 111 tneir wages, wulcli went into effect on September 16 aud ugaiuut which they struck. Washington, Oct. 1. The monthly state ment of the public debt shows that at the close of business September 29, 1000, the debt, less cash In the treasury, amounted to $1.10ti,15i.071, which is a decrease of $G, 122,45 for the month. Boston, Oct. 1. Samuel McCall was re nominated by the Eighth district republi cans for congress to-day by acclamation. Colonel W. 11. Jiyer of Boston wus choseu presidential elector. AT HOWE & New Autumn Dress Goods. To-day this store takes rank with the best Dress Goods stores of the State. . Stocks are larger and styles are the most correct prices always the lowest. Black Dress Goods. CHEVIOTS AND CAMEL'S HAIR EF FECTS 50c, 75c, $1.00 to 2.25 yd POPOLOUS WEAVES In both small and large designs one of the ' new fabrics this season. $1.00, 1.25, 1,50 to 2.50yd POPLINS , 59c, 75c, 89c, $1.00, 1.25 yd ALL-WOOL RHADZIMIR, 89c, $1.00, 1.25 yd BROADCLOTHS $1.00, 1.25, $1.50 to $2.50 yd VENETIANS $ 1 .00 to 3. 50 yd FANCY WEAVES For tailor-made gowns. $2.00 to 4.00 yd SILK-AND-WOOL LANS DOWNES . $1.25 yd HENRIETTAS 50c, 75c, $1.00, 1.25 SILK - AND WOOL HENRIETTAS Priestley's only. $1.25, 1.50, 1.75, 2.00 yd PEBBLE CHEVIOTS $1.25, 1.50, 1.75 yd YESTERDAY'S CITY ELECTIONS. New Loudon nntl South Norwalk Re publican Nonvallt Democratic. New London, Oct. 1. M. Wilson Dart, republican, was the successful mayoral ty candidate at the city election here to-day, defeating ex-Postmaster Bryan Mahan by about 125 majority. 1 The council is a tie and this gives the may or the deciding vote. The same condi tion prevailed last year, when Mayor Beckwith, democrat, was elected, and an evenly divided council made the ad ministration democratic, whereas this I year it will be republican. : Norwalk, Oct. 1. It was nearly mid night before the results of the city elec tions held to-day were definitely known. Mayor Charles L. Glover, democrat, was re-elected and the city council as chosen will be made up of five republicans and one democrat, the same as last year. Harry M. Kent was Mayor Glover's op ponent and he was defeated by 80 votes. The city treasurer, collector, auditor and city sheriff are republicans. South Norwalk, Oct. 1. The city of South Norwalk elected the entire repub lican council by an average majority of 250. Mortimer Lee, republican, who was chosen mayor, defeated Walter I Wil cox by a majority of 136. Mayor Bo hannon, who was nominated by the democrats last year and elected, with a republican council, however, was not. a candidate for re-election. The vote poll ed was but an average one. THE PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS Increased majorities Given for the Gov ernment's Candidates. London, Oct. 1. The parliamentary elections continued to-day, and on the whole showed a tendency toward an increased majority for the government. In the following boroughs polled to-day all the sitting members were re-elected: Devonport, Durham, fexeter, Preston, Kings, Lynn, Peterborough, Reading, Rochdale, Wigan and the north and south divisions of Westham. I11 Durham the unionists secured a majority of 781, as against one of 65 at the last election. The resultB In the other boroughs show little change, with the exception of a very significant In crease in the unionist majorities in Westham, where in, the north division the unionists secured a lead of 2,480, against 704 at the last election, and In the south division a lead of 1,196, against, 755 in the lest election. West ham is a densely populated working class district at the east end of London and the result there seems to show that the liberals have little to hope from the metropolis. On the other hand Matthew White Ridley, son of Matthew White-Ridley, the home secretary, was elected at Staiybrldge in the unionist interest by a majority of 81 against the unionist majority of 632 secured by T. H. Sld bottom at the election In 1895. At Hartlepool Sir Christopher Fur- ness. liberal, received h,4H1 votes ae aguinst 4,612 cast for Sir Thomas Rich ardson, liberal unionist, who represent ed the constituency in the late parlia ment. This is a liberal majority of, 1, 879 as against a liberal-unionist ma jority at the election of 1895. Both the cort'prvntivp- oflrtnicmtea were elected at Plymouth, which is a "double barrelled" constituency. At Oldham, another "double barrel ed" constituency, one liberal and one conservative candidate have been elect- ed, the latter being Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (conservative), eldest son of the late Lord Randolph Church ill. The returns received up to midnight show the total number of elected to be 122: Conservatives, 93; unionists, 18; liberals, 13; nationalists, 8. The conservatives have gained sever al seats and the liberals one. The Hon. Ivor Guest, one of the successful can didates at Plymouth, has an American wife. Howe & STETSON'S. Haven, Tuesday, the second day of October. Colored Dress Goods. THE FAMOUS BR.OADHEAD SUITINGS In the newest styles and colorings. 39c yd 44-IN. ALL-WOOL POPLINS Worth 89c 59c yd ALL-WOOL HENRIETTAS In evening and street shades: 50c, -75c, 89c yd QiTTM uarirn at ma pioth $1.25 yd SILK-AND-WOOL POPOLOUS WEAVES In all new shades. . 75c yd S4-IN. VICUNA CLOTH $1.00, 1.25 yd 50-IN. BROADCLOTH Special values at $1.00, 1.25 yd 40-IN. SILK-AND-WOOL PLAIDS In beautiful color combinations; worth 79c. ' 59C yd TAILOR SUITINGS In invisible check ' and stylish mixtures heavy quality. , $1.50 to 5.50 yd Also 'a full line of Coverts, Venetians, Scotch Tweeds, Heather Mixtures, eto. r i.oo, 1.25, 1-50, 1.75 yd PLANS OF MISSIONARIES AT PEXIN Advices Received by American Boards ' ' To Re-open Schools. , 1 Boston, Oct. 1. The American Board; of Commissioners for Foreign Missions has received a message from the Bev. P. M..-Chapin, one of its missionaries in Pekin, disclosing the plans of the' group of missionaries there. It is pro posed to reopen the Bridgemaft School for Girls in Pekin, either in the city or in Tien Tsin. The North China college. which was destroyed in Tung Cho, will probably be reopened in Pekin. Minis ter Conger has given assurances that he will try to secure the use of two or more large compounds which) have been used by tho Boxers and hence are lia ble to confiscation, for the use of the American Board missionaries. Bight of the missionaries, . chiefly women, feel that they need a furlough and sixteen are prepared to remain, Injured at the Coal Docks. Christian Pierson, a Swede who lives at No. 22 Boston avenue and who is em ployed as a coal shoveler at the 'Con solidated road docks, was injured late last night by falling into an open coal chute. He received a bad scalp wound and was taken to the New Haven hos pital, where it was found that he was not seriously hurt. Stove Men to Combine. Pittsburg, Oct. 1. Representatives of some four hundred stove-making con cerns throughout the country are to meet at the Auditorium, Chicago, on October 16 to take definite action on the formation of the National Manufactur- . ing company, which will be capitalized at about $60,000,000, aside from a possi ble large issue of bonds. . y. Sonth Norwalk's Shooting Affair, South Norwalk, Conn., Oct. 1. A! special session of the town cb'urt, Judge Frost presiding, waa held this morning and the btmds of Philip L. Wheeler, ac cused of shooting Stephen S. Gregory: last Friday night, were fixed at $1,500. It is said his friends will raise ths amount. Gregory is getting along nice- ly at the hospital. ' Kdwnrd Austin Arrested. Edward Austin, a man twenty-sevenl years of age, who lives at No. 48 Ash mun street, was arrested last night by Detective Donnelly on a warrant Issued by United States Commissioner Wright charging him with sending obscene matter through the United States mail. Ninth Ward Bryan Club. The Ninth Ward Bryan and Steven son club will meet at 7 o'clock this eve ning and march in a body to the rally to be held at Music hall. The club will hold a sociable at Pohlman's- hall on Dlxwell avenue on Thursday evening, October 11. ' Race Riot Averted. Columbia, S. C, Oct. 1. A threaten ing race riot at Georgetown has been averted without the aid of the militia. The trouble grew out of the arrest of a negro for Killing a white man. Aiayor Morgan cleared the streets and stopped the sale of liquor. Cat His Forehead. Thomas Kelley and Michael Grogan got in a fight on Grand avenue last night and the former received a severe gash in the forehead. The men were arrested and brought to the Grand ave nue station. Growth of lios Angeles. Washington, Oct. 1. The census bu reau announces that the population o Los Angeles, Cal., is 102,479 as against 50,789, in 1890. This is an Increase ot 52,084, or 103.35 par cent. Stetson.