Pages 9 to 12.
NEW HAVEN, CONN., THURSDAY JANUARY, 25, 1906.
IS AN UNUSUAL ARTIST.
CAMPANARI PLAYS 'CELLO AS
WELL AS HE SIXG&
Hot Only That, But Was a Skilled Pi
anist Yenrs Ago This is Why the
Baritone Sings So Understundinisly
and So Wonderfully.
Campanari, the fascinating baritone,
who is to give a song recital in Wool
Bey hall on the evening of Thursday,
February 1, is a remarkable man, as
well as one of the greatest baritones
of our day.
He ia a skilled vlolincellist, and at
one time played first 'cellist in no less
a band than the Boston symphony. He
played divinely, say those who heard
him at the time, and was often heard
in solos. '
It is because of this that Campanari
sings with so much greater feeling and
with so much more variety of expres
eion than do most barittones. He is a
It has been eald that thfs singer's
song recitals are as diverting as is an
evening at the opera. He can't sing
without acting, and even the most
phlegmatic among his audience is
thrilled by his dramatic intensity. For
example on has never heard the roua.
Ing Toreador sons from Bizet's "Car
men" as it ought really to be sung
until one hears Campanari sing it.
He has the power to bring the bull
light before your very eyes, and the
entire sumptuous picture of the arena,
shouting crowd and all.
His programme for next week is to
be a most beautiful one, and as this
great singer always gives of his best,
this recital arranged by the university
department of music, under the direc
tion of the New Haven Symphony or
chestra, is bound to be a very good mu
Seats will be placed on sale on Tues
day and Wednesday, January 30 and
31; and on February 1 at Stelnert's
Sons Co. all day, and at the Woolsey
hall box office from 11 to 1 o'clock.
Popular prices will be charged and
even the lowest priced seat will be re
served. Twenty-five cents discount will
be given to holders of Symphony con
cert course tickets and to the universi
ty extension lectures.
EVENING SCHOOL 'GRADUATION.
(All Except Zunder Have
Work for Year.
All of the evening schools of this city,
except that located in the Zunder
school, closed their work for the year
1905-6 with graduation exercises last ;
evening. The school yea r has comprls- j
iid seventy-five sessions. Those who re-
elvVTemnteateB" last -vvmnt'tromwhv fKwrtwWwB fore in his
the elementary schools numbered 140,
divided among the schools as follows:
Hillhouse, 96; Hamilton Italian school,
oo. 1?nU d-,ro.af Tt-allnn ft. Ahmii 100
BO, x-a.ii - ,
more will be given their certificates j
-when the graduating exercises at the !
Zunder Russian school are held Sat-'
urday evening. i
Eighteen were graduated from the
Boardman advanced school. They were i
Nellie Brown, Fanny Cohen, Ethel
Creed, Ida Goodrich, Louise oneto,
Maria Stedman, Elizabeth Rellly, Hen
rietta Calne, Gertrude Ibscher, Abra
ham Harris, Frank Gillen, Edmund
Condon, Charles W. McLaughlin, Fred
D. Laubell, James Carofano, John
Knoeppel, Hyman Partman, and Isa
The programme of exercises was:
Music, Yale '08 String Orchestra.
Essay, Tennyson's New Woman, Miss
Essay, "Evangeline," Miss Eunice
Music, Yale '08 String Orchestra.
Essay, "Marcus Brutus," Miss Julia
Presentation of Diplomas, Mr. F. H.
Beede, Superintendent of Schools.
Award of Special Excellence Certifi
cates: (a) Book-keeping, first
year, Annette S. Lorenze; second
year, Louise M. Oneto; arithmetic,
Kitty M. McCarthy, Alfred J. Lo
renze; mechanical drawing, William
Knoeppel; English, Julia1 A. Mo
Farland; algebra, Eugene Redfield.
Music, Yale '08 String Orchestra.
SCALDED BY ESCAPING STEAM.
Louis Ledln Painfully Burned at Rail
Steam escaping from a boiler of which
the end had accidentally blown open
without any warning yesterday after
noon painfully scalded Louis Ledin, a
young man, twenty-two years of age,
of 127 C -lisle street, who was at work
on the boiler at the roundhouse of the
Consolidated road. He was taken to
the New Haven hospital in an uncon
scious condition and it was at first
thought his injuries were very serious.
It was reported from the hospital last
evening that Ledin was not seriously
scalded, had recovered consciousness
and was in a comfortable condition.
BY DR. SANDERS.
Divinity School Leqture This After
noon. At 8 o'clock this afternoon in Mar
quand chapel Dr. Frank K. Sanders,
formerly of New Haven, will give the
third lecture in the course on "The
Church and Religious Education" which
he is delivering before the students of
the Yale Divinity school. The conclud
ing lecture of the course will be given
to-morrow (Friday) at the same hour
The public is cordially welcome to
Of the Hospital Aid Society To-Morrow
The annual meeting of the Hospital
Aid society will be held in Trinity par
ish building, Temple street, to-morrow
morning. Mrs. J. B. Sargent is presi
dent of the socio- ' and E. F. Fitch sec
retary and treal
A True Story, Just as Serilla Told It
When Jason Conklin to Idahoe went
Because his Uncle for him sent
Saying there was a chance for a smart
Through all the Village the tidings
And all said We are sorry Jase must go
Far out to the Wilds of Idahoe.
Now Jason had a loving heart
And from me he did hate to part,
For he and me had been lovers fond
Since the day when I fell Into Briggses
He dragged me out at the risk of his
And I promised to be his own dear
Oh how could I let my Jasie go
Far out to the Wilds of Idahoe.
The night we parted we stood at the
Until the Moon rose very late,
And ma come out and begun to scold
And said I would catch my death a
But when she saw we were bathed in
She tried to comfort our mournful
Saying Jase will lov,e you still I know
Though he is far in the wilds of Ida
hoe. We parted I thought my heart would
With sighs and fears to my bed did I
But the World rolls on though Hearts
I had to rise early the very next morn,
But the butter would not come for my
thoughts you know
Were far on the road to Idahoe.
My Jason wrote to me. every week
He said he was so homesick he could
He did not like the folks or the place,
He wished he could see my smiling
If he once more to the east could get
He never would go west again you bet,
He would stay in our town the rest of
With me his dear and loving wife,
For never would he ask me to go
Far off to the Wilds of Idahoe.
Now when years two were passed and
I thought of course Jase was coming
For that was 'the time we had sot to
But he sent me a loving letter instead
Explaning why he could not leave
And telling me not to worry and
Said he in a year I will come I know
To take my bride to Idahoe.
Another Tear passed slowly away
And I might of married Abner Bray,
Or two other young men who lived
near our place, '
But my heart was still truly attached
Who wrote to me, Propare any time to
To a home In beautiful Idahoe.
Six years have passed and still I wait.
I know not what was my Jason's fate,
His lonely grave I never shall see
For it is thousands of miles away from
He could not be false, he Is dead I
Far out in the Wilds of Idahoe.
Last month a man from the West was
vlsMT gl,ag Geer
o...... Jl , tn B1,-...l .if
He told them a lot of yarns tt".it show
How the Truth Is not respected in
Idahoe. . ,
. Trmnn fnnlrlin ho saiA
who oame from Connecticut and bai a
Snubby nose and a big round face,
That was not much like my handsome
He does not amount to shucks says he,
And Annabelle Qeer came straight and
He said Conklin's wife was pretty and
And thuir house Was only a miner'B
They had a few acres or rocky ground,
And a crowd of children were cryins
For he married a Widow with three or
An since this marriage there were
He was not of any account he said,
Now was this the man I expected to
My Jason Conklin it can not be
For few young men were as smart as
My Jasou Conklin it can riot be,
For if he is alive he Is engaged to me,
But he lies in a grassy gravs t kr ow,
Far off in ..he 'Wilds of Idaho,,
And Abner Gray is a bachelor still,
And wants me to marry him, maybe I
MAN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL.
Car and Delivery Wagon Collide.
The delivery wagon belonging to
Adam D. Ridinger, butcher at 520 State
street, became mixed up witti a trolley
car of the Consolidated railway at
Franklin and State streets about 10
o'clock yesterday morning. The driver
of the wagon, John Henke, twenty-eight
years old, who boards at 101 Bishop
street, was thrown into the street and
injured so badly that he was taken to
the New Haven hospital for treatment.
The horse attached to the wagon was
smashed up to such an extent that the
police of the Grand avenue precinct
had Dr. J. H. Kelly, the veterinary sur
geon, kill the animal.
Henke, the driver, has no broken
hones, so far as the doctors at the nos
pital isave discovered, but he is badly
injured and may be suffering from in
ternal injuries. He. was taken to the
hospital in a carriage.
YALE PROM. FOOD WAS PURE.
Health Inspector Gibbons Looks Over
Supplies at Armory Tuesday..
Food and Healtn Inspector Gibbons
went to the Armory Monday afternoon
to look over the food for the Prom,
guests. He was accompanied by In
spector O'Donnell and they stated yes
terday that the arrangements were the
finest possible. Even the milk, which
is one of Mr. Gibbons' specialties, pass
ed as pure.
SHEFF. MEN AT WORK IN CUBA.
Son of Walter S. Jones Assisting in
Constructio of Railroad.
W. A. Jones, son of Walter S. Jones
of 19 Wall street, and Thomas H. Beers,
both graduates of toe Sheffield scienti
fic school, have gone to Cuba where
they are assisting the chief engineer
of a new electric railroad which is be
ing built from Gulnes to Cienfuegos.
The young men have been in Cuba
for some time, ar 1 the work on the
I railroad has just un.
LEFT LARGE ESTATE.
HORACE J. MORTON WORTH
$400,000 AT DEATH.
Nearly All Left to His Daughter In
vented' II mrily In Local Securities.
Inventory filed in the probate court
yesterday shows that the late Horace
J. Morton left an estate valued at
$397,28.76. Of this amount all but
$17,342, which represents real estate, is
In stocks, bonds and mortgages. The
entire estate after the distribution of a
few small charitable bequests goes to
Mr. Morton's daughter, Mrs. Gertrude
E. M. Warner of 121 Greene street Mrs.
Warner is the wife of Henry A. War
ner, who Is proprietor of Warner Hall.
Many of the stocks and bonds of Mr.
Morton have a market value to-day
greatly in excess of that stated in the
inventory, and the estate in conse
quence is worth much In the excess of
four hundred, thousand dollars. The
securities were given a value at the
time of the death of "Mr. Morton, and
since then the financial conditions have
Mr. Morton invested his fortune very
largely in local securities and had
stocks in many of the local banks and
in many of the large corporations. He
had five hundred and ninety shares of
the New Haven Gas Light company
stock and two hundred and sixty-two
of the shares of the Southern New
England Telephone company. At the
time of his death Mr. Morton was a di
rector in the Merchants National bank.
He was over ninety years of age at the
time of his death and the foundation of
his fortune was made in the carriage
business, from which he retired about
twenty years ago.
The estate was appraised by Oliver
S. White and Charles W. Scranton.
Mrs. Warner is the executor of the
By a Former Resident Who Was born
in the House Sold at Auction April
New Haven, Conn., April IS, 1892.
To the Editor of the Register:
I see by an article In your paper that
the old landmarks at the lower end of
State street were sold at auction on the
11th Inst. Please allow one who was
born and who lived all the early part of
his life In the frame house mentioned,
some few reminiscences of that and the
brick house and vicinity of fifty and
sixty years ago, and which may be In
teresting to young as well as old -of
New Haven. The frame house was
built by John Chatterton about 1800 and
first occupied by him when he married
and moved into it in 1810. His wife
Elizabeth was the daughter of a cele
brated sea captain of those days, and
It is inscribed on his tombstone In the
Grove street cemetery that he made
one hundred and eleven foreign voy
ages, which was considered a great
achievement In those days, particularly
as some of them were sealing voyages
to the Pacific ocean. Mr. Chatterton
received his mercantile education with
Isaac Tomlinson, a wholesale merchant,
who was instrumental In building the
bridge so long known by his name over
the river at the steamboat dock. Then
Mr. Chattert.on united himself with
Joseph Bishop, in those days a first
class tailor, and commenced business in
the old frame house under the firm
name of Chatterton & Bishop. They
were successful. Mr. Bishop married a
daughter of Benjamin Prescott, of
Prescott & Sherman, In the West India
trade and Sherman was a son of
the signer of the declaration of-Independence.
Mr. Bishop was also captain
of the old artillery company that was
called out so frequently in the war of
1812 and all one summer In camp on the
Oyster Point quarter. During that war
they built the brick hounet intending to
move into It when finished, but it cost
so much In consequence of the war and
high price of everything and the stock
of goods they were carrying, that when
peace was declared In the spring of 1816
and the great drop came they failed,
and the brick house passed into the
hands of Prescott & Sherman, who held
a mortgage on it, and they afterwards
sold It to Le Grand Cannon. Captain
Bishop broke down completely and af
terwards died, but Mr. Chatterton paid
the debt, principal and Interest, tout It
took ten years to do It; things are not
done in that way in these days; Mr.
Chatterton moved to Chapel street and
took as a partner Avery C. Babcock,
the brother of the founder of the New
Haven Palladium, under the firm name
of Chatterton & Babcock, and pros
pered until his death in 1834.
Old Fleet street in those days was a
residential street, and yet a busy one,
for it was around the head of the
wharf old Custom House Square and
on the wharf the great business of the
.town centered. There were four tav
erns near by the Eagle tavern, still
standing, and two In Fleet street, one
now the Durant house, and the celebra
ted Bulford tavern, corner of Union
and Water streets, long since gone.
Some of the best citizens resided on
Fleet, Water, Meadow and Whiting
streets. On Fleet street John and
Samuel Chatterton, Le Grand Cannon,
George Rowland, Deacon Whittlesey of
the Center church, Truman Woodward
and others, and on Water street James
Atwater and Ell Sanford, the father of
Judge Sanford, the two houses still re
maining. On Meadow street Henry
Trowbridge, the founder of the house of
H. Trowbridge & Sons. The Totten
family, Captain Roswell Trowbridge,
Isaac Trowbridge, the father of Daniel;
Thomas Atwater, Captain Phlpps, the
father of Frank G. and Daniel Goffe
Phlpps; Governor Henry W. Edwards,
William Mansfield, Russell Hotchkiss,
Sr., and afterwards George Hotchkiss;
and on Whiting street Allen Prescott
and Captain Phlpps Clark, all of whom
were held in great respect by their fel
low townsmta. X, C,
BAPTIST MISSIONS' MEETING.
Mid-Winter Conference Held at Cal
vary Baptist Church.
The mid-winter missionary institute
of New Haven Baptist association is
being held at the Calvary Baptist
church, and many from out of town at
tended the meeting yesterday. The
programme for the day and evening
was as follows:, i
Morning session, the Rev. W. A.
Spinney, presiding. At 10, "quiet hour,"
led by the Rev. J. H. Messenger; 10:30,
a iieart to heart conference; 11:30, mis
sionary literature, "Whafls it, How to
Use it, When, to Use it, What its
Fruitage," Mrs. Norman Waterbury,
Boston; 12, open discussion, questions
and answers, personal experience; 12:15,
Afternoon session, the Rev. W. G.
Thomas, presiding; 1:30, Scripture half
hour, "Christ's Ideal for the Church,
and How to Realize it," the Rev. Oscar
Haywood, D. D.; 2, general conference,
10-minute talks, topics for discussion,
"Why should we do our utmost to get
every member of our churcijes to study
missions?" the Rev. I. M. Wells, Mon
towese; "The Pastor's Responsibility
for the Development of Mission Study
Plan,'1 the Rev. A. E. Harris, Meriden;
"Can the men and boys be enlisted?
How? What is there is missions that
will especially appeal to them?" the
Rev. C G. Smith, New Haven; "Vari
ous methods of mission study, which is
toe most practicable in your church?"
the Rev. C. K. Flanders of New Haven;
"Special value of the text book meth
od of study. Personal experiences,"
Discussion led by Dr. W. E. Witter,
Boston; "The Sunday school superin
tendent's and teacher's opportunity for
teaching missions," discussion led by
the Rev. W. A. Spinney, Wallingford;
messages from the field. Responses
from Mrs. Norman Waterbury and Miss
Helen Newcombe, India; the Rev. Wil
liam Ashmore, D. D., China; the Rev.
E. S. Hume, Bombay; Dr. W. E. Wit
ter, the Rev. M. C. Mason and the Rey.
S. A. Perrlnet Assam
Tive evening session, the- Rev. Robert
A. Ashworth, presiding. 7:15; praise
service, led by the Rev. C. K. Flanders;
7:30, "Why Man the Fields Now in the
Mountains and Plains of Assam?" the
Rev. S. A. Perrtn; 8, "On to Victory in
Dear Old China," the Rev, William Ash.
more, D. D.; 8:30, closing message, the
Rev. R. A. Ashworth, Merden.
NEW YORK HIPPODROME.
The swing of the social pendulum is
In the direction of the Hippodrome,
where that modern marvel of produc
tions and spectacles, "A Society Cir
cus," is twice daily attracting thous
ands and establishing the greatest sue
cess ever reached. The Hippodrome is
vlelhg with the opera, so far as the
patronage of the socially elect is con
cerned - and when the magnificence,
grandeur and beauty of the production
is considered, the result Is understood,
The loge circle at the Hipp6drome is
occupied nightly with the leaders of so
ciety and box v parties are the latest
fad among the dictators of fashion.
The combination of drama, circus
and opera appeals to the most laded of
amesemcnt appetites. iNownere nas
such a programme been offered to
theatre goers and from the rising of
the curtain, disclosing a charming
woodland scene a gypsy encampment-
new wonders delight and enthral until
the indescribably beuatiful tableau of
The Court of the Golden Fountains."
holds them selbound with amazement-
New circus acts added to the bill In
clude Ralr' Johnstone, in wonderful
feats on the wheel; the Bonhalr-Greg-
ory troupe of seven champion acrobats
of the world; the Four Dunbars, aerial
wonders and Mile. Lerls. In a bareback
burlesque on ths high school riding. It
is the first time any of these artists
have appeared In America. Matinees
are given dally.
Annual Meeting Will be Held in New
Haven on February 3.
The Connecticut Schoolmasters' club
Is an organization to which every male
teacher in the state of Connecticut Is
eligible simply by attending the meet
ings. There are no dues. Two infor
mal banquets are held each year Rt
which educational topics are discussed.
The next annual meeting will be held
at the Tontine Hotel, New Haven, on
Saturday, February 3, 1906. The ban
quet will be served at 1 p. m., the price
of tickets being $1-25 each. Those who
desire tickets should notify E. C. An
drews, Ansonia, not later than Janua
unlverslty will speak of "The Yale
Summer School," and the main toplo
of discussion during the afternoon ses
sion will be "The Future of the State
Teachers' Association.' It Is sure to
be a pleasant and profitable meeting
for all who can attend, and It is hoped
that every male teacher In the state
will be present.
ON FOUR-DAY SCHEDULE.
Naugatuck Rubber Shops are Very
Naugatuck, Jan. 24. The local rub
ber factories will close on Thursday
evening for the week, and until further
notice will be run on a four days' per
week schedule.Thfls change has been
made necessary by the unusual open
weather of the season- Not only Is the
depression felt in the manufacture of
heavy cloth-covered goods, but the
e-enprn! demand for Heht rnhlo tnnt.
I wpnr has fallen off to a areat extant
This is a serious patter in a town
that is largely depending on its rub
ber Industry for its existence, and it is
hoped for the sake of the many fami
lies that will be affected by the change
that the short time arrangement will
GOING TO MEDITERRANEAN.
William F. Hasselbach, the Chapel
street confectioner, leaves New York
to-day for a two months' trip through
the Mediterranean. He leaves on the
Republic and the first stop will be
made at Gibraltar. This Is Mr. Hassel
bach's seventh trip, abroad,
COLUMBIA MEET MONDAY.
YALE TO BE REPRESENTED BY
And a Strong: List of Individual En
triesSixth Annual Indoor Meet.
At the sixth annual . indoor relay
meet to be held under the auspices of
the Columbia University A thletic asso
ciation In Madison Square Garden on
Friday evening, January 26, Yale will
be represented by her two mile relay
team, in addition to entering men in
most of the other events. The event of
the evening will be the two mile relay
race between Yale and Dartmouth.
Yale's team will . be practically the
same as the one which finished half a
yard ahead of Dartmouth's four In the
relay races at Philadelphia last year,
and Dartmouth will have identically
the same team which ran in that race
and which dofeated a Yale substitute
team after college closed last spring, so
that the race will be in the nature of a
There will be three other Intercol
legiate relay races in addition to sev
eral other relay races and the usual
In the championship events, regular
A. A. U. championship -medals will be
given. Fobs and solid gold, silver and
dronze medals of special design will be
given to winners of ' first, second and
third places in all handicap twents and
in relays where there three or more en
tries. The list of Yale entries is given
Two-mile relay E. B. Parsons, 1907;'
J. M. Cates, 1906 L. S.;W. J. L'Engle,
1906 S.; B. Moore, 1906; V. V. Tllson,
1908; D. H. Thompson, 1908 S.; M. A.
Hellman, 1907 S.; W. C. Gibson, 1907 S.
Sixtyyards Hurdles R. R. Hill, 1906
L. S-; L. V. Howe, 1908 S.; J. A. Baker,
1909 S.; W. C. Johnston, 1906 S.; B. C.
Keator, Jr., 1908 S.; P. J. Healey, 1909.
' Sixty yards Dash L, K. Robinson,
1906 S-; W. B. Stevens, Mus.; G. M.
Butler, 1909; J. Hv Browning, 1908 S.;
F. Altschul, 1908; A. H. Bos worth, 1908
S.; A. L. Kelsey. 1908 S.; J. G. Lowe,
1907; R. L, Twltchell, 1907; W. C.
Johnston, 1906 S.
One-Mile H. F. Ferry, 1906; W. C.
Gibson, 1907 S.; S. D. Frissell, 1908; M.
A. Hellman, 1907 S.; J. J. Scudder, 1906;
D. W. Porter, 1908; A. O. (Friel, 1909.
Three Hundred Yards J. M. Cates,
1906 L. S.; W. C. Johnston, 1906 S.; F.
Ewlng, 1906 S.; W. T. Coholan, 1907 S.;
L. T. Sheffield, 1906 S.; R. B. Burch,
-909; W. B. Stevens, Mus.; M. B- Vilas,
1909; I V. Howe, 11)08 S.; L. R. Robin
son, 1906 S. .
Six Hundred Yards Run W. J.
L'Engle,' 1906 S.; V. V. Tllson, 1908; B.
Moore, 1906; J. M. Cates, 1906 L. S.; H.
F. Ferry, 1906; W- C Gibson, 1906 S.;
D. H. Thomson, 1908 S.; S. D. Frissoll,
1908; C. A. Shirk, 1908 L. S.
High Jump J. W. Marshall, 1907 S.;
J. J. Hasbrouck, 1906 S.; A. B. Howell,
1908 S. ; L. E. Slsson, 1907.
Pole Vault W. R. Dray, 1908; J. W.
Murphy, 1908; C. S. Campbell, 1909; R.
T. Hinton, P. G.; E, M. O'Brien, 1909;
A. C. Gilbert, 1908 M. S.
Robert Ewene Demands $10,000
The case of Robert Ewens against
Dr. Auffustin A. Crane for ten thou
sand dollars damages was begun In
Waterbury Monday afternoon in the
superior court before Judge MiUan A.
Shumway- Attorney James M. Lynch
appears for the plaintiff and Attorney
Wilson H. Pierce for the defendant,
formed two amputations upon him,
Ewens claims that Dr. Crane per
first taking off part of his hand and
then taking off the whole hand. Later
he secured Dr. Nelson A. Pomeroy,
who found it necessary to make a third
amputation. Ewens claimed that there
was no necessity of the successive ope
rations. In the special defense set up by At
torney Pierce It was alleged that ony
man in the condition of Ewens would
have to undergo the same treatment.
He was injured by having a oar wheel
run over his hand, filling the wound
with coal dust and other foreign mat
ter, and besides this he was intoxica
ted at the time of the accident, so that
it was Impossible to give him ether and
treat the injury as it should have been
treated. Dr. Crane, It was further set
up, did not see the patient until after
he was brought from Thomaston to the
Waterbury hospital- Dr. George E
Ferguson of Thomaston treated Ewens
directly after the accident, and decided
that owing to his Intoxicated condition
It was not practical to amputate. The
delay left great 'opportunity for the
wound to become infected and there
fore to necessitate the successive am
pu tat long.
GIFT TO YALE NAVY.
Morton F. Plant Adds to Gales Ferry
Morton F, Plant, of Branford house,
already so widely known for his munifi
cence, has, It is reported, made a gener
ous gift to the Yale navy In the form
of a plot of land, with the mansion at
present standing on It, at Gales Ferry.
Mr. Plant was interested in the work
of the Yale crews during their annual
period of training last summer and be
came an enthusiastic supporter of the
blue. The members of the crews were
entertained on his yacht Venetla upon
He found out that additional room
was much needed at the crews' training
quarters at Gales Ferry and, with his
characteristic promptness, cast about
for a method to supply the need. The
property which Mr. Plant donates to
Yale is situated close by the present
quarters of the Yale navy, and when
fitted up for its new purpose will al
most double the accommodation lor the
UNITED STATES RUBBER,
Parent Company Owns 70 Per Cent, of
Rubber Goods Preferred and 90 Per
Cent, of Common.
The United States Rubber company
now owns upwards of 90 per cent, of
the common stock of the Rubber Goods
(Manufacturing company, besides rath
er more than 70 per cent of the pre
ferred stock. Of the Issued common
stock of the latter concern, $16,941,700
in amount, there Is less than $1,500,000
in the hands of the public, and of the
$9,051,400 preferred, less than $2,700,000.
The company will continue to ex
change its own stocks for those of the
Rubber Goods company until May 1,
1906, so it is entirely probable, that it
will eventually acquire all of the com
mon stock, through which alone the
parent company would be able to re
ceive' the surplus earnings of the Rub
ber Goods company in excess of 7 per
cent, on the preferred stock.
As a matter of fact, the United
States Rubber company has no inten
tion of paying a dividend upon Rubber
Goods company for a good many years
to come. In the first place, the smaller
company has between $2,000,000 and $3,
000,000 of bonds of a subsidiary out
standing and these will first be paid
off out of earnings. After that the
surplus will be applied to writing down
the book valuation of some of its
plants and making improvements in
others. The same policy will be pur
sued as 'was adopted some years ago
by the United States Rubber company
Hence it will be easily a matter of
three or four years before any ques
tion of dividends on Rubber Goods
common can come up. For these rea
sons, the parent company is not con
cerning itself about the acquisition of
the minority common stock.
Recent estimates of the current earn
ings of the Rubber Goods Manufactur
ing company and of the equity of the
parent company in them, have under
stated them- President Dale says that
$2,500,000 Is a conservative figure for
the earnings of the Rubber Goods com
pany in the year ending March 31 next.
Of the 633,598 required to pay the pre
ferred dividend, the parent company
would receive, say, 70 per cent., or
$443,518. Owing at least 90 per cent, of
the common stock, Its equity In the
$1,866,402 surplus over preferred divi
dends would be $1,679,762, making a to
tal of $2,123,280 to represent the parent
company's share of Rubber Goods
earnings. The Rubber Goods company
owns the Hartford Rubber Works.
FINE RECITAL SOON.
Will be Given in Christ Qhurch Parish
House on January 25.
There will be a recitalin Christ
church parish house this Thursday
evening,; January 25. , Mrs. B. Jean-
nette.Tuttle will give a reading of
"The Battle Invisible," a play in three
acts by Miss Eleanor C. Reed, and Mrs.
,W. Alanson Borden, contralto, Miss
lAn-ta M. Lewis, vlollniste, and Mr-
D wight L. C. Chamberlain, bass, will
furnish the musical portion of the pro
gramme. The dramatis personae of the play
whom Miss Tuttle will impersonate
Louise Stone, hla wife.
Alvarella Stone, his daughter.
Luclnda Stone, his sister.
Nathan Overton, Jr., In love with Alva.
Salina Bodkins, a neighbor.
The complete programme Is as fol
Violin solo, "Humoreske"...Devorak
' Miss Anita M. Lewis.
2. Solo, "Tom Brown". ...W. H. Squire
Mr. Dwlght L. Chamberlain.
3. Act 1. "A stitch In time saves nine"
Miss E. Jeannette Tuttle.
4. Violin solo, "Salut d' Amour",. El gar
Miss Anita M. Lewis.
5. Act II. "A friend in need Is a friend
Indeed" E, Reed
Miss E. Jeannette Tuttle.
6. Solo, a. "My Little Love" Starr
b. "The Heart that Sings Alway"
Mrs. W. Alanson Borden.
7. Act III. "All Things Work Together
for Good to Them that Love"
Miss E. Jeannette Tuttle.
8. Don Jun's Serenade'
Mr. Dwlght L Chamberlain.
The patronesses of the occasion are:
Mrs. G- Brlnley Morgan, Mrs. Alan
!on Borden, Mrs. William .M. Thomas,
Mrs. Mary B. Newberry, Mrs. Christo
pher Evans, Mrs. J. NewtonHoogh
kirk, Mrs. Charles M. Blakeslee, Jr.,
Mrs, Henry Nelson Ovlatt, Miss Mary
Alden, Mrs. Theodore Blake, Mrs. Rog
er P- Jones, Mrs. E. E. Cornwall, Mrs.
'A. M. Sargent, Mrs. Frank Kennedy.
DANBURY'S GOOD JOKE.
Danbury, Jan. 24 The Danbury hos
pital will receive, a donation of $500 In
a day or two, and the means that led
to the gathering of the money were
novel, to say the least- The whole
thing was done on the impulse of the
moment, and the hospital will be bene
fited to the amount of half a thousand
dollars as the result of what started in
Four prominent business men of the
city were lunching at the Grovelaud
the other noon, when the subject of the
present effort to raise funds for the
hospital oame up.
"I'Jl be one of five to give $100 to the
hospital," said one of them. "I'll give
the same," said another, and the other
two agreed to the same proposition. The
one who launched the scheme called up
a friend on the telephone and in five
minutes returned with the news that he
had secured the fifth one. The checks
were made and posted, and the coffee
was drank with a relish.
The members of the party which
started the contribution were N. Bur
ton Rogers, Frank H. Lee, Dr. E. A.
Stratton and Harry J. D. Plant The
man called up on the 'phone was C. 4,
ATHLETICS AND HEALTH.
CLAIMS THAT ATHLETES DIE
W. D. Anderson Answers These
Assertions Deductions From Impor
tant Data Secured by Professor Dex
ter. Dr. William G. Anderson, director of
the gymnasium, than whom probably!
no one is better known In his line of ;
work, has obtained data to prove that
the health of a student after gradua
tion is not impaired by his college ath
letic training. In support of this theo
ry Dr- Anderson says:
"The hostile criticism that athletes
die young" has been so often made
without , definite refutation that it
passes for truth among those who mis
take rumor for fact. An investigation
of the health and longevity of .college
athletes must be exhaustive to furnish
trustworthy data. Realizing the Im
portance of such statistics, Professor
Franklin B. Dexter the librarian of
Yale, has recently completed the task of
collecting the records of 761 athletes
who competed in intercollegiate event3
and won their "Y's" on the eleven, the
nine, the crew and the track team be- ,
tween 1855 and 1904. The main, deduc
tions from this material are as follows:
Of these 761 athletes, 61 have died
since graduation. The causes were:
Consumption, twelve; pneumonia,
four; drowning, six; ' heart disease,
two; suicide, two; war and accident,
three; died from unknown causes or
disappeared, ten; from various diseases
(fevers, appendicitis, cancer, diphthe
ria, paresis," dissipation, etc) twelve.
Of these fifty-one men, eighteen
rowed, sixteen played football, eleven
.were track athletes and six played
Of the four who were drowned while
young are eliminated from the crew ta
ble, the average age is raised to 47.1
Turning to the 710 living athletes,
those who have passed .forty may be
thus grouped: ...
One hundred and .thirteen are be
tween forty and forty-nine years of
age; eighty-six between fifty and fifty-nine;
twenty-two between sixty and
Of the Yale athletics in their latter
years, fourteen are between isixty and
sixty-five years, one is sixty-five, three
are sixty-six, one is sixty-seven, two
are sixty-eight and one is sixty-nine-In
brief, barring violent deaths, only
forty of these 761 Yale athletes,' in a
period of nearly fifty years, have been
lost from the ranks of the living.
It is a widespread opinion- that ath
letes are liable to heart trouble, but
only two Yale men of this sturdy little
army have died from ttrf3 catrsa.t
would seem more significant that of
the fifty-one deaths sixteen were, due
to lung affections (consumption land
pneumonia), the sports engaged in' be
ing football, six; rowing, four; bate?
ball, two; and track athletics, four,
it would be unwise to state that ath-
ltlc training is a predisposing cause of
lung trouble, for they may be only co
incident. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS.
Quit Claim Deeds.
Nellie Dorman to Alexander S. Mo
Williams, fifty feet on Willow street.
Alexis Krah to Henry W. Ibelshaus
er, forty feet on Avon street.
Frederick Slverthau et al., to Wil
liam F. Kusterer et ux., forty feet oa
National Savings bank to Horner H:
Peck, twenty-nine feet on Mechanic
Russell Library company to Rose B.
Corcoran Cook, thirty-nine feet on
Lines street, ,
Allen J. Carmlchael to Alexander
McWllliams, fifty-jfour feet on Livings
Wlllam Neely to Frank H. iLefldy,
thirty feet on Lake Place.
Henry H. Hurlburt to Prank L.
Dambacher,' thirty-five feet on Shftlton
Rose Corcoran Cook to Oliver S
White, trustee, thirty feet on Llnea
Gertrude A. Vaughan to Golden Rule
Encampment, No. 24, I. O. O. P., two
hundred and twenty-five feet on Lex-
ington avenue, $1,200.
Alexander S. McWilliams- to
B. Gompertz, fifty feet on,
YALE AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS.
The awards of the Fogg and Allis
scholarships of the Yale divinity echool
for the term ending December 30, were
announced to-day as follows:
Fogg scholars, Senior class Marlon
Leroy Butler, Minneapolis, Minn; Os
car Maurer, New Haven; Lucius C.
Porter, Beloit, Wis.
Middle class, Darwin A. Leavltt, 1
loit, Wis. ' ! . k
Junior class, Daniel W. Kurti,
Hartvllle, Ohio; Theodore B. Lathrop.
Allis scholars, Senior class, Donald
J. Cowling, Scottdale, Pa.; Wilfred A.
Rowell, Mondovl, Wis.; Middle
class Hugh E. Brown, Dayton, Wash,;
Karl O. Thompson, Springfield, Mass. -Junior
class, Walter L. Ferris, Oak
Park, 111,; Pearl E. Matthias, High
spire, Pa,; Henry D. Smith, Beloit,
LEFT FOR FLORDIA. v.
Mrs. Catherine Root,, Miss Ca
Roberts and Miss Mary P. Roohv
Mr. and Mre. Edward B. Newell at
Bristol, attended the funeral of
Rev. Frederick Root in New Ha
Saturday. . The deceased was a oouk
of the Bristol people.
Mrs and Miss, Root and the MissCa
dace Roberts started for Rockledg
Floridat oa Monday..
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