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WEATHER:' FAIR AND COOL TO-DAY, SSOOIATED PRESS NEWS. VOL. LXII., NO. 218. NEW HAVEN, CONN., MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 1907l 12 PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. IREE BRISTOL PEOPLE KILLED arles J. Root, a Manu facturer, His Aged Mother and Her Sister. S 01 SISTER IS DYING tss natnenne kooi, , a Niece, Seriously But Not Fatally Injured. IREE WERE SLIGHTLY DEAF Igineer of Express Says Mr. Root Was Racing to Reach the Crossing. freat Barrington, Mass., Aug. 18. automobile containing a party 01 from Bristol, Conn., collided with New Tork-Pittsfleld express on New York, New Haven and' Hart- d railroad at Ashley 'Falls, six miles fith of this village, to-day, with the ult that three of the motoring party dead, one is dying, and the other painfully Injured. Dead. harles J. Root, 48 years old, a prom- ut manufacturer of Bristol, Conn. ,Irs. Joel H. Root, aged 82, his motlw liss Candace Roberts, aged 70, Mrs. lot's sister. ' I Dying. IIs3 Mary T. Hoot, aged 50, Mr. t's sister. Injured. Has Katherlne Root, aged 14, Mr. lot's niece. ccordlng to the engineer of the ex ss, Mr. Root who was at the wheel the automobile, had been racing h the train apparently, the itracks ming almost parallel -with the hlgh- y for some distance. The accident urred at a grade crossing Just north the Ashley Falls station. At this nt the highway crosses the tracks at oblique angle, le i4 believed that . Root hoped to cross ahead of the in, but he miscalculated the speed the express, and his machine hit the der of the locomotive, and was ashed to bits. he express was stopped as quickly possible, and the train crew hur- 1 to the victims of the accident, h of whom, Mr. Root and his aunt, s Roberts, were found dead. Mrs. fit and Mise Mary Root were put lard the train to be taken to the pital at Plttsfleld, but the former id before that city was reached. Miss therine Root was brought to the ne of a friend here. It is believed will recover. Miss Mary Root was orted at the Plttsfleld hospital as likely to live until morning. She a compound fracture of the hip, shoulder is crushed and there are lous internal injuries. Ir. Root's friends, who came here m Bristol to-night, Bald that he was ubled with extreme deafness. His ther and aunt,- too, were both hard hearing, and the former was also id. The motorists were familiar h the road over which they were vellng, as they have often come e to visit friends. . ALL DEAD BUT CHILD . Root's Party Loft Bristol Early Sunday Morning. iristol, Aug. 18. News was received e late this afternoon of the catas- phe at Ashley Falls, Mass., result- in the death of Charles J. Root, his ther, Mrs. Joel H. Root, and her sis- Miss Candace Roberts, and the pro. le fatal Injuring of Mr. Root's sis- , Miss Mary Root and his niece Ca rine Root. The party left here this rning about half past eight o'clock, a trip through Lenox, Lee ana the kshlres. All the members of the ty with the exception of the little 1 were deaf and it is thought here th the approac of the train may not been known to them for that rea . Only one brother, Theodore C. it, Is "left here, the father of Miss herine, and he and his wife are al- st prostrated with grief. Mr. Root s a manufacturer of counting ma nes of all kinds, and of registers. was also a large dealer in real es- a and was owner of the Gridley ck in the center of the town. He s about 45 years old. Mrs. Joel H. it was about 67 years old and her er. Miss .Roberts, two years younger, were very prominent here, being (Continued on Second Page.) ITALIAN TOOK CHICKS Pasquale Franco Caplumti With the Fowl t'pon Illm. The time-honored maxim that chicken stealing is a prerogative of the gentlemen of dark colof only was honored in the breach last evening, when Officer Allen, of the Howard avenue station, tackled an Italian named Pasquale Franco with four chickens alive and fluttering in his arms. They proved to have been separated from their companions in the chicken houses of Morris Quinto at 123 Lafayette street. , Pasquale was coming out of Gilday alley, when he ran into the patrolman, who dis covered that he was of rather unus ual appearance and upon investiga tion uncovered the fowl. Pasquale was then so urgently invited to attend the reception at the- police station that he simply could not refuse, Pas quale is but twenty years of age. TROLLEY CAR BREAKS AXLE Sunday Service to Woodinont Only Interrupted for Short Time. A car running to Woodmont yes terday afternoon was laid up with a broken axle near Woody Crest. The threatened delay of traffic was avoid ed by using a switch and making the one track do double service until the car was repaired. This' accident was the only one worthy of mention which happened during the day, although travel was heavy even for Sunday. BRIDGE DANGER Boys 't Fire to Bushes Near Mill River One Arrested. BLAZE IN PORTSEA ST. Grass Fire on Prospect Hill Endangers House of S. A. York. A fire started by some boys or young men among the bushes on the north side of Mill river and about fifty feet from the Orange street bridge and oh the east side of the road threatened to set fire to that bridge yesterday after noon, and the firemen from Co. No. 8 house were called out around 4 o'clock to extinguish the flames. The Are oc curred on park property. One young man, Albert Cow&n, twenty-one years of age, of 62 Shelton avenue, was ar rested by the Grand avenue police as. one of the originators of the fire. He is technically held for violating the ordinances. The bridge was not dam aged. Fire Destroys Small Barn. Fire in a small barn belonging to a man by the name of Rovltz at 343 Portsea street was .the cause of an alarm of fire from box No. 16. The barn was in the 'rear of a group of houses and although a small affair in itself the blaze endangered the houses in the front. One of these, 337 Port sea street, did catch fire, the roof being somewhat burned though not enough to cause any serious damage. The barn was entirely destroyed entailing a loss of possibly $250. Grass Fire Threatens Home. A grass fire in the rear of the home of Samuel A. York on Prospect street threatened to set fire to the house and the firemen of Co. 6's house were call ed out and had to lay a line of hose to subdue the blaze. ! NEW BRITAIN RAIDS Half Dozen Barrels of Cider Found in Dry Goods Store. New Britain, Aug. 18. The police to-day visited a dry goods store on Myrtle street, kept, it is understood, by Morris Artell, and seized half a dozen barrels of cider found there. The incident may have a sequel in court. An officer broke up a game ot cards at another place and arrested three men who were plaving, it is al leged, for money. Mayor Landers, who has been tour ing in England, returned home to day. Dubois Speaks Against Morinmtlsm. Aurora, 111., Aug. 13. Senator Dubois, of Idaho, this afternoon addressed an audienoe of 3,000 persons on the prob ability of the spreading of Mormon po litical power to all parts of the United States. He urged his hearer to use their influence with congressmen to prevent the continuance of polygamous marriages, which, he said, were still made among Mormons. Arrested on Serious Clinree. South Norwalk, Aug. 18. A man who gives the nameof George Salbfn. of Fairfield, is under arrest to-night her charged with an attempted felonious assault on a nine year old girl of this city. DR. J. W. SWEET PARSES AWAY Long Illness Ends the Ca reer of the Well Known New Haven Bone Setter. DIRECT DESCENDANT OF NOTED FAMILY Called to Treat Cases All Over the Country Promi nent in Masonic Circles. Dr. James W. Sweet, one of New Haven's well known citizens, reputed the country ovt-r for his marvelous gift of natural bona setting, died last even ing at his home, 710 Howard avenue, after' a six months' illnesi, the last five weeks of which he has lain un censcious. The cause of death, as pro nounced by Dr. C. S.. Lamb, was cir rhosis of liver. Dr. Sweet was 54 years, 2 months and 13 days- old. He was born in Milford, Conn., June June 15, 1S33, the direct descendant in the seventh generation of the, Sweet family of bone-settors. His father was Dr. James W. Sweet of Guilford, his rrother Catherine B. Wakeley Sweet who died in 1853 shortly after the birth of her son. , Educated In the common schools of his native town and at private school, Dr. Sweet has always followed the pro fession of hone-setting as did his fath er, grandfather and ancestors before him. He married Emma S. Barber of Elkhart, Indlaia, who with two sons, James W., Jr., and Grovor C. survive him. Both hove inherited the family gift of bone setting, and while the elder son is a druggist the young son is following In his father's footiOs, and is a member of the class of 1910 of the Yale Medical school. One daugh ter deceased was the third member of the family. The demands upon Dr. Sweet have come from many homes in New Ha ven, from Naugatuck, Bridgeport, from Boston, Poughkeepsle, from all over the country to California. Never had his skill failed him even when con fronted with remarkable cases. His record shows between 40,000 and 50,000 cases treated during his career. He began setting bones as a boy. During the last four years Dr. Sween has been traveling extensively, but love of country kept him within her borders. Trips have been made with his son to California, and to Yel lowstone park, and alone he had vis- isted Mexico and various sections of the states. The doctor apparently en- Joyed his vacation trips and up to six months ago appeared hale and hearty. Six months ago his ailment urged him to seek health in New York state, but five weeks ago he returned home since which time he had not known even the members of his family. He had not suffered, breathing evenly and regularly. Not until 10 o'clock Satur day nig.t did he begin to breath heav Uy, fortelllng that the end was near. That Dr. Sweet will be missed Is slight statement of his service. He had had the confidence of thousands. and instances are not uncommon in New Haven, where he has set bones for every individual member of cer tain families. Not alone have people benefited by his skill, but calls upon his time have often been made to at tend to dogs and cows, which the own ers would not allow veterinarians to touch. In every way the doctor was a remarkable man, to which his wide spread fame Is testimony. He was a 32d degree Mason and a member of a number of benevolent and social organizations. lie was a Knight Templar and a Shrlner. FOUND BY THE POLICE Wanted to Borrow Revol vers to Shoot Man in Trenton. An elderly woman, dressed In neat. orderly suit and looking about 60 years of age, was taken in custody by the police yesterday afternoon 'at the Nes bit livery stables in Temple street, where she had made It apparent thai, she was a demented woman. When she arrived at the police station she declin ed to give her name saying that she never gave It to anyone but she added that she had escaped from an insane hospital. She was quite mlld appearing and so her next remark came rather startlingly to the police officers. She wanted to borrow two revolvers from the men saying that she desired to kill a certain Captain Carey, who lives ac cording to her in the city of Trenton, N. J. Her next statement served only to add more bewilderment to her home and possible place of confinement. She next declared that she had millions of dollars invested in mills In Salem, Mass., and that she had a lot of proper ty which she wanted to sell. The police do not believe that she came from Mas sachusetts but feel that she must have escaped from some place not very many miles from this city. She is held in this city awaiting fur ther developments. NEWS SUMMARY CEXI'.HAL. Russian Colonel Asas3iimted. Gave Judges Auto Rida. brothers Drown at Northampton, Mass. Moorish Posts Tranquil. Dubois Speaks Against Mormonism. New "Jersey Fatal Auto Accident. STATU. Three Bristol People Killed. uuits Auto KacinE tor uoou. Dr. Morris Intercedes at Stamford. Aged Yale Graduate Passes Away. Spent $15,000 in a Month. Fireman Punishes Man Entli!in;r Girls. Sswell for Mayor of v uerbury. Shelton Man Won't Pay Tax. $10,000 for Using Pietura. Arrested on Serious Charge In Fairfield Steeplechase Island, HrldbrPort Gutted. CITV. Bush Fire Threatens Orange St. Bridge. Police Raid Hudson Street Hou. Insane Woman Wanted Revolvers. Midnight Buglar Caught on Seen.?. Italian Arrested us CliieKcn miet. Trolley Company Posts New Signs. Dr. Jame W. Sweet Dean. New Haven Peonle at Steeplachasa Fire Opinions Differ as to French Fatality. W. i . Stahl to lie operated i.pmi. Telegraphers Vote to Remain Out. SPOItTS. Bretona Finishes First in Long Race. Prominent Sporting Events of Week. Ansonla Nine Defeats Putnams. Detroit Takes One from idkm. Pilgrims Win Two from Brownies. Nationals Easily Defeat Sox. Athletic Events at St. Mary's Picnic. EVEXTS TO-DAY. 'Octoroon'' at Poll's Big Bill at White City. SIGHS WILL DIRECT YOU Trolley Company Starts a New Regime To-day With Least Annoyance to Public. - BIG STREAMERS AT CHURCH AND CHAPEL Signs Posted Facing Cor ners and Four Announc ers Will Aid the Traveller. The Connecticut company is striv ing to Inaugurate the new policy of having its cars stop at one crossing only at the Church and C'.e.iel streets corner with as little tnconvenience and annoyance as possible. Signs have been posted, In the trolley cars of the company for several days announcing the date (to-day) when the new idea will go Into effect and now that the day has .come conspicuous signs have been- posted at the corner so that he who runs may truly see the change that they announce. These signs were posted Just after midnight last night and occupied a couple of hours. There are four signs painted on black boards in silver let ters each of which faces' the second orossing where, if people wait for their cars under the new regime they will be disappointed, and saying to them "Take north bound car across the street." A hand on each sign points passen gers to the right corner. This is varied according to the di rection of the cars in question. That for the north bound cars is on the pole In front of the pump on the Church street side and faces squarely Mix's drug store, where so large a portion of north bound travelers have been ac customed to gather. For the south bound cars the sign is strung from the trolley wires over the sidewalk by the Cnurch street side of the Cutler .building and facing Hauff's. The east bound is in front of the Exchange building and faces the Cutlor building, and the west bound sign is on a post in front of Hauff's and faces the pump. In addition to these signs four large white streamers with heavy black lettering are strung right at the cor ner facing the center of the street from each side and bearing this de vice: , "Cars stop at first crossing only." The company has also hired four men two of whom will be on duty at a time and whose sole work will be to remain on duty at the corner and di rect passengers where to stand for their cars and where the cars are go ing. This service will be started to day. So all seems in readiness for a speedy breaking in of the public into the way. The new men will call out to the publls so that all may hear them and their directions. WILLIAM F. STAHL ILL WtU-Known rndertaker to Undergo a Serious Operation. William F. Stahl, the veteran un dertaker, was yesterday conveyed to Dr. Bacon's private hospital, where a serious operation will be performed during the coming week. While the operation is a rather difficult one. hi recovery is expected. RnsKlun Colonel Assassinated. . Blalvstok. Russian, Aug. 13. Colonel Schroetter,' commander of the Bialystok mllitarv station, was assassinate! to day. He was accused of organlaing and helping to carry out me recent at tacks on Jews here. New Britain Men I-nld Off. New Britain, Aug. 18. Between sea son dullness compelled tha laying oft for an indefinite period lat night of about thirty men at the plant of the Corbln Motor Vehicle corporation. OPERATORS YOTE TO REMAIN OUT Local Union of Commercial Telegraphers Holds an Enthusiastic Session. WEEKLY ALLOWANCE FOR THE STRIKERS Attempt Will Be Made To day to Get Brokerage and A.' P. Men to Quit Work. At a meeting' of Local 123, Com mercial Telegraphers' Union of America, held yesterday afternoon, the operators who are on strike unanimously voted to remain out and do everything in their power to urge others who are still at work in the brokerage offices and in the office of the Associated Press to leave the keys and Join in the movement for higher wages and more privileges. Applica tions for membership in the union were received from j-everal operators of the city who up to the present time have not been identified with the or ganization, and the union men feel stronger and more confident of vic tory than ever. ' The movement to get the brokerage operators and the renewed movement to get the Associated Press operators out will be made to-day, and the union members think that the latter class is likely to follow their wishes, since they have received no further answer from Melville E. Stone than the one given last week. The local Associated Press oflice Is confident that the men will n6t leave, even though some of the operators are members of the union. Preliminary plans were made yester day afternoon for the grand ball to be given for the benefit of the strikers in this city. The date set is August 3) and alrcudy orders have been sent In for blocks of tickets. The other unions In the city have promised aid, and the railroad telegraphers, although their organlza'lon is an entirely separ ate, one, have decided to come in a body. Weekly allowances to the strikers were voted at yesterday's meeting, Each striker will be given a little over half his regular salary as long as he remains out, pending the adjustment of the difficulty. The union has suffi cient funds to make the payments for the first few weeks and if the trouble still continues help Is, expected from cutslde unions. In the offices of the Western Union and the Postal Telegraph companies, the situation remained practically the same as It has been since the strike was called. Manager Johnson again spent the night at the Western Union taking as many messages as he could: but the Postal Telegraph office, which U supposed to stay open until 1 o'clock In the morning, closed long before the usual time. The members of the union feel es pecially sore at Manager Johnson. Thay say that two months ago when the possibility of a strike was mentioned he said that he and the rest would all bh ready to go out when the whistle blew. Mr. Johnson, as soon as the whistle blew, not only did not go out, but worked double time for double pay, spending the night at th West ern Union. Moorish Posts' Now Tmnqull. Gibraltar, Aug. 18. The French tor pedo boat destroyer Bombarde arrived here to-day from Casablanca. She re ports that all the Morlsh ports are tranquil. When she deuarted the French transport Shamrock was land ing field artillery at Casablanca. FATAL FALLJROM KER BED OLD MILFORD RESIDENT Mrs. Robert Clark Found Lying on Floor This Morning. (Special to the Journal and Courier.) , Milford, Aug. 19. 'Mrs. Robert Clark, a member of one of the oldest families in Milford, died suddenly early this morning from heart trouble. Members of the household were aroused shortly before 2 o'clock by the sound of a fall ir. her room and upon Investigation it was found that she had fallen out of bed. When an attempt was made to lift her up it was found that she was dead. Mrs. Clark was 63 years old and had suffered from heart trouble for some time. Last night she retired appar ently as well as she had been for some time, and the attack must have there fore been very sudden. Mrs. Clark leaves three daughters, one of whom leaves In Seattle, another, Mrs. James Leavitt of New Brighton, Staten Tsland and the third, Miss Mary Clark, a teacher In Milford. No Information ot It, London, Aug. IS. The colonial office says It has received no Information con cerning the invasion of Venezuelan ter ritory by Captain Calder. BOY BANK BURGLARS Three Captured While Trying to Break Into Institution. Lowell, Mass., Aug. 18. Three youths were captured while breaking into the Wamesit National bank early to-day. A police patrolman was walking along Middlesex street, when he heard a crash of glass and saw the forms of three men inside the bank. Rushing in, he compelled the surren der of the three at the muzzle of a revolver, and, aided by two civilians, took his prisoners to the police sta tion. They gave their names as Rob ert Jones, seventeen; Harry Abslt, twenty, and Louis Marnlan, fourteen, all of Lowell. The lads carried a set of burglar tools. TO CONTINUE SEARCH John X. Champion Will Go to New York Again This Week. ' John N. Champion will go to New York again the first part of this week to continue the search for the Jewels recently stolen from his wife by Ar thur Brooks. The most valuable of the Jewels have already been recov ered, but the New York detectives are confident that all of the stolen goods can be procured again. Up to last night Mr. Champion had not heard of the recovery of any more Jewels. STARR NOTTHE STAR Though He Made His En trance by Way of the Big Trap Door. BURGLAR "IS CAUGHT Thrilling Midnight Act Per- formed for Benefit of Detective. A rather easy method of obtaining a living which Harvey. V. Starr has been enjoying for some weeks past came to an abrupt end early yesterday morn ing when Detective Dorman coralled him in the saloon of Jaoob Stelnmeyer at Olive and Wooster streets. Starr Is a man 65 years of age, and was cap tured in the saloon by the detective lifter complaint by the proprietor that he had in some mysterious manner that was beyond him been losing regularly money and wares during the night sea son. Stelnmeyer expressed a belief that the burglar must have a key to the saloon, as there was never any trace of anything having been disturbed and no broken lights of glass appeared in the place. Detective Dorman went to the saloon after the closing hour Saturday night and placed himself in hiding after everyone had departed. Then he await ed developments. They were not slow in coming. With in a few feet of where he was standing a trao door slowly bepran to rise as In a ghost story. The detective who wo looKing tor some one win a nay io come In the door soaroely bolleved what he was selng at first. The trap door continued to rise and soon a face ap peared cautiously pushing up through the aperture. When he had qome up entirely he stood facing the detective and only a few feet away. One aulck movement and he was In the hands of the law. Starr was there in his stoewng raet. When asked how he made his entrance he said that he came in during the rush hours and hid down cellar, whejfe he waited until every one was gono and then came out. When told that he was not telling the truth on this he refus ed to speak any further. Upon In ves tigatlon Mr. Dorman found that hi en trance was made through the collar of the next houso. He entered the house numbered 248 Wooster street, went down cellar, and thsre he pushed a con necting door which had been nailed up. This he apparently had been doing right along each night that he wanted something. Besides money he tok at times bot tles of whiskey and cigars. Mr. Steln meyer estimated that he w'as losing on the average from $1 to $3 a night and material. The arrest was made about 2 o'cloclc In the morning. Starr Is held on the charge of bur glary. FIGHT IN COMMERCE ST. Police Take Combatants to Headquar ters to Finish Their Day. An argument that reached the fisti cuff stage between Samuel Nixon, col ored and Rive Harrison, Hebrew, in a lot on Commerce street yesterday morning, was settled by allowing the two combatants to cool off together in the cooler at the central police sta tion, there to await the opening of the city court this morning. Officers Lee and Cooney made the arrests. Road Valuation Not Finished. , According to a statement made Sat urday the work of valuing the proper ty owned by the New Haven railroad will not be finished for about six weeks yet Engineer Stevens, who is now head of the operating depart? ment of the road, is also confining the work which will be steadily pursued. It is stated at the press bureau of the road that waen the work is finished it will not be made public. MloUter's Daughter Victim of Assault. Greenville, Pa., Aug.-18. Miss Anna Whitehead, aged fourteen, daughter of a prominent Methodist flplscopal min ister of TurnersvilVe, Pa., ii In a critical condition from a brutal assault perpe trated late last night by a tramp. Posses from two counties with blood th vicinity of Jamestown, Pa., and Si mons, O., for the man. Great Indigna tion prevails. TEEPLEGHASE PARTLY GUTTED Tiiyou's Pleasure Resort at Bridgeport Follows His Coney Island Park. DAMAGE OF ABOUT $60,000 Match Dropped in Dry Grass Under Baseball Bleach-. ers Starts Lively ' Blaze. THE STEEPLECHASE BURNED Also the Earthquake House, Grand Stand, Bleachers, Cafe and Other Structures.: Bridgeport, , Aug. 18.-iSIx structures were destroyed, with a total loss of about 60,000 and about 20,000 people were thrown into a panic this after noon at Steeplechase Island when Are raged through a part of George O. Tilyou'sij amusement resort. The struc tures Included the steeplechase, a large frame structure, the Earthquake house, the baseball grandstand and the bleachers, the cottage and cafe and the carbonatlng plant of Robert Weber. The Are was caused by the dropping of a lighted match in some dry grass under the west end of the bleachers. Just .before the exhibition game was to begin and while between 7,000 and 8,000 were in the baseball stands watch- : ing the Chicago Nationals warming up preparatory to the game with the Bridgeport Connecticut league team, some young men on the west end of the bleachers who were smoking cig arettes dropped a lighted match In tha dry grass below. In five minutes the whole end of the bleachers was in flame, and the baseball crowd, seeing the flames, be came panic-stricken and tore away the protecting wire of the grandstand and rushed from their seats into the base ball field. The flames rapidly ate their way to the east end and at the same time spread in the other direc tion. Soon both the grandstand and the steeplechase were in flames, with the crowd Imprisoned in the baseball diamond, where, with the exception of the intense heat, they suffered no hurt from the blaze. At this point the flames seemed to threaten tha whole island, and Captain Paul Boy ton, manager of Steeplechase Park, proceeded to use dynamite. Three charges were set off in the Steeple chase, and this, it is believed, was the means of checking the progress of the Are. A little to the west of the steeple chase stand the bathing pavilion and the ball room. A little more and the ball room would have gone, but the dynamiting, aided by the work of the island's force, a bucket brigade, and the help sent by Bridgeport, brought the flames under control. During the fire a number of young men broke into the bathing pavilion and were in the aot of robbing the (Continued on Second Page.) CORNERSTONE LAID Bishop Tlerney Officiates at Ceremony in Shelton. Shelton, Aug. 18. The cornerstone of the new St. Joseph's Pbmn Catholic church in this place was laid to-day, Bishop Tlerney officiating. The address was delivered by Rev. J6hn H. Staple ton of St. Thomas seminary, Hartford. Mr. Stapleton's address was given ad dlttonsl interest from the faot that he was born at Shelton. Previously to the exercises there was a parade of the various societies connected with the church. Probably Fatal Auto Occident. Cape May, N. J., Aug. 18. By reason of an automobile skidding and running Into a telegraph pole about thre miles north of here, one of the occupants. Professor Howard T. Marstellsr, prin cipal of Ploasantvllle, N. J., schools, was probably fatally injured. Four other persons in the machine escaped injury. Brothers Drowned, Northampton, Mass., Aug. 18. While bathing In a pond in Easthampton to day Joseph Remkuous, aged fourteen, and his brother Thomas, aged eight, were drowned. Neither boy could swim. Joseph got beyond his depth, and the younger boy went to his asBitanc, but was unabl to drag him to a saf foot ing, and both lost their lives. WEATHER RECORD. Washington, Aug. 18. Forecast for Monday and Tuesday: For New England and Eastern New York: Fair and continued oool Mon day; Tuesday showers with rising tem perature; light to frffsh northerly winds, becoming variable.