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PULL LOCAL AND
VOL LXII., NO. 263.
NEW HAVEN, CONN., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1907.-12 PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
GO ON RAMPAGE
Five Arrested as Result of
Wild Night Scene at
TWO OFFICERS ARE .
HURT IN MELEE
Band First Attempted to
Enter the New Haven
.Theater Set the
1 Another student outburst that prov-
1 ed one of the most serious outbreaks
since the big Pierson hall trouble of a
couple of years ago Occurred lastj eve-
ning with the trouble zone or the
" Temple street railroad bridge and
J Freshman row" as the center of the
' disturbance. The first symptoms of
; the disturbance came early in the
evening when a crowd of students
1 gathered at Poll's theater and at-
tempted to make their way In. They
I were repulsed, and -shortly after in a
!! body they rushed the New Haven.
The crowd swept by the ticket gather-
er and through the wide foyer with
if ease. Mounting the steps they at-
tempted to get into the orchestra floor
4 but the police on duty there with the
I ushers turned back the stream and
they rushed out again. A hurry call
was sent to the police and Sergeant
Gibson at once hurried a squad of
seven to the theater, but) when they
arrived there was no one'' of the disturbers-
Ut sight and they returned
The students then took their way
to Temple street and began the wind
up and most serious part of the even
ing there. They started a bonfire -on
the sidewalk of the bridge .which re-
5 quired the Calling out of the chemical
department from the central engine
house to extinguish, and which did
considerable damage to the bridge In
the barga!n. The railing and the side
walk were badly burned.. . The lights
of the street lamps were smashed by
the rioters and so bad a rumpus creat
ed that another hurry call for the po
lice was sent In. This time eight offi
cers went up In the wagon and on
their return they had with them four
students who were captured1 on the
scene. All were young fellows. They
I second year maa In the Sheffield
scientific school, and who Is nineteen
years of age; Waldo D. Frank, eigh
teen, of 200 York street, who Is a,
freshman In the academic depart-
I ment; Robert Goldman, another
I freshman In the same department
I who is but seventeen years of age,
4 and John B. Westcott of the academic
I department. LaMontaigne Is a prom
1 lnent member of his class, being one
I of the runners on his class track team,
J which earned him his numerals and
i a members of the Colony society. I He
! was quickly balled out. Westcott and
1 the other two men were let out a little
later on bail.
1 The police went out determined to
1 make an example ot any they caught
as a warning that these riots and es-
capades must cease. LaMontaigne, It
lis said, was caught painting numerals
Ion the fence. Earlier In the evening
1 another student by the name of EdA
I win Fisher was arrested for painting
a the bridge. He, with the four taken
I later, will face the court this morning
on charges of Injury to railroad prop
erty. He rooms at 413 Temple street
pi and Is 'twenty years of age.'
I In the work of the arrests two of
the officers were Injured. Deskln had
I his lett hand badly sprained as the re
sult of a fall. He put his hand out to
leave himself and fell with all his
weight upon it. He fell among some
f glass and some of that may have pen
etrated the hand. He was relieved
f from duty on his return to head
quarters, and attended by Surgeon
'fepler. Officer Gallagher was also
jfhurt. An attempt was -made, it Is
Isaid, to get one of the prisoners away
Ifrom him and in the tussle he was
f hurt on the hand.
LaMontaigne claimed that he was
islmplv making his way home when he
4was arrested. The academic men
Sclaimed that they were simply over
there at the fire as spectators. There
?!was an academic parade also In the
levenlng, It appears, and it Is said that
i'the two met at the bridge. No cause
fifor the outbreak of last evening could
!bc found. No one could tell of any
Icelebration that was on.
fro Probe Relations of Consolidated
I and the Boston and Maine.
I Washington, Oct. 9. Assistant Attor
ney General Purdy left to-day for Bis
fton, where. It is understood, he will
Confer with the United States district
Jittorney of that district regarding the
investigation now being conducted as
o the relations of the New York, New
Haven & Hartford, and the Boston &
"' BITTEJf IN NECK BY DOG.
, Louisa Carvota, a young school girl
!f 38 Lafayette place, was bitten by a
Itarge dog owned by Morris Koppcr nf
5 Lafayette place yesterday afternoon.
Vhe dog is a large on and bit th:
Ivtrl- hnrllv In rtm ne.-lt. It was not ex
pected that there would be any serious
?sulu from the bite, however.
Judge Surprised at Verdict, But Im
Bridgeport, Oct. 9. John Buneg, ot
Greenwich, was found guilty to-day by
a jury in the superior criminal1 court
on a charge of criminal assault on
Susie Mike, aged six of Greenwich.
When the verdict was announced
Judge Wheeler expressed surprise, say
ing that the evidence hardly warranted
conviction on the charge. Were the
court convinced of the prisoner's guilt,
he said a severe sentence would have
been imposed. Under the conditions,
however, he would Impose a mild sen
tence, and then announced the penalty
as from seven to ten years In state
prison. , ,
COTTON MEN ORGANIZE
Formation at Atlanta of an Interna
f ... tlonal Association.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 9. The Internation
al conference of cotton srliners and
growers this afternoon dclded to form
r permanent organization, which will
include not only the associations now
affiliated, but also the continental Spin
ner's assoclatiqn of Euroue, and the Sea
Island Cotton Grower' association
The first meeting of the fcpw worll
wldo organlz' '.Ion mhy possibly ne held
in Paris next year, as tho International
Cotton Spinners' association ot Europe
meets there, and Herr Kutfler of Vienna
stated this afternoon that delegates
from all organizations will be Invited
HOLD . NIGHT COURT
Man Charged Wilh Stealing
Artist's Shirt the
HE WORE THE GARMENT
Bound Over to the Superior
Court by Deputy
Arrested for stealing a shirt and sun
dry other articles of clothing from the
home of L. B. Brown at Mount Car
mel, Luigl Longobardl was bound over
to the superior court at an evening
session of the Hamden town court.
Mr. Brown, who Is an artist, has a
home on the Brewster place at Mount
Carmel, but this summer he and his
family spent most of the time away.
On three different occasions the house
was broken into and among the things
taken each time was wearing apparel.
Detective Webb was engaged by Mr.
Brown to work on the case and. see
who was doing the breaking into his
house and yesterday afternoon met
Longobardl on the street and recogniz
ed a fine quality blue shirt of a pecu
liar pattern which he had oh. He got
Detective James Ward of the regular
service to detain the man until Mr.
Brown could be brought to Identify h's
property. Mr. Brown said that h&t
only the shirt belonged to him, but the
shoes which the man had on, also, and
the officer took his prisoner to Ham
den. There, following the custom recently
started In New Tork, a night court was
held In the town hall, with Deputy
Judge Edgar W, Munson on the benech
Charges of burglary on three counts
were made against Longobardl and af
ter a brief statement of the case by
Prosecuting Attorney Charles F. Clark,
Judge Munson bound the man over to
the higher court under $1,000 bonds.
The charge against Longobardl Is
burglary instead of theft, as the house
he broke into was unoccupied at the
time. It is said that several other
houses In the vicinity were entered dur
ing the summer.
FOR STEALING BOOKS
Sophmore at Yale Caught
Thomas Rufus Tracy, a member of
the sophomore cliisa at Tale in the
academic department, was arrested
yesterday afternoon In the fcdward
Malley company store and Is held for
court this morning on 'four counts of
theft. The arrest was made by Detec
tive Sergeant Dennehy. Tracy, whose
home is In Whitney Point, New Tork,
-was caught in the store in the act, i,t
lis said, of stealing books and a pile
of books which he had with him were
found to be the property of the Ed
ward Malley and the Judd companies.
The books were not text books, but
included among the subject a volume
on Longfellow by Charles Eliot Nor
ton, "The Rubalyat of Omar Khay-
yan," and Charles Dickens' "Cricket
on the Hearth." The other books were
of the same type and some were hand
some works. There was also included
an October magazine. The student
rooms in Lawrence hall. Other counts
may be brought against him than the
four .which were entered last night.
BROUGHT TO LOCAL HOSPITAI,,
Mrs. Ivan Nott, the young woman
who was shot three times by a man
In Torrington, where she was visiting
on Tuesday, was brought to the New
Haven hospital yesterday afternoon for
treatment. Three bullet wounds are
in the left chest, t'rs arm and the
shoulder. Mrs. Nott lives In Berlin. An
is not expected to die as the result of
TO SUCCEED HAYES
Resignation of Sergeant Fi
nally Read Before the
Meeting of Police
TEN NEW OFFICERS
PLACED ON FORCE
Four Named to Start Duties
To-day While Six Go
On In Decem
ber. At the meeting of the police commis
sioners held last evening, which was
an adjourned meeting from the last reg
ular session, the resignation from Ser
geant Michael Hayes, which has been
rumored again and again during tho
past two months, was read and accepted
by the commissioners. The sergeant
went away on a western trip just after
the Fourth of July on a month's leave
of absence and failed to return to the
force. At every meeting hold by the
board It has been expected that the
formal resignation would appear, but It
did not come up until last evening. It
was sent in written and gave as the
cause of leaving business Interests:
The board lost no time In appointing
to succeed Hnjes Patrolman G-Jorge I,.
Rowley of Station 1. . Rowley was ap
pointed a supernumerary in .lanuary of
1S91, and in the following rear he was
given regular duty on tho forca. Ho
was appointed to grade A on Javiary
20, 1895, and has since then been an
efficient and capable officer. His ap
pointment was received with approval
by his fellow members on tho force.
Rowley was born In Sharon, this state,
and Is forty-three years of age. The
appointment dates from to-dav.
Ten new appointments were made to
the regular force from tho list-of cupsr
numerarles, of which four will booome
effective to-day, while the other six will
be on duty from December IS next. Tho
four who gon on to-day are Joms J.
Maloney, Joseph A. Brown, William E.
Leddy and John J. Cain. The six
whose appointments date from Decem
ber are Philip F. Reilly, John E. M.
Kinney, F. A. keeran, Thomas E. Ma
Crann, Francis A.McDermott and John
A. Dwrer. . .' '"
The estimates for the coming year
were gone over and approved for pres
entation to the board of finance to-day
but nothing on them was given out In
advance of their presentation to that
body. The matter of increased salar'ns
In the police department was consider
ed on the report of a special committee,
and the report In favor of asking for
an Increase. This was not Incorporat
ed In the estimates, which will be sent
In, however. A committee was appoint
ed, which will appear before the board
of finance, to ask that the pay In the
police department be Increased, and if
this request Is granted tho Increase will
be determined in lump by the Inance
board, and afterward distributed by the
board of police commissioners. No
amount will be specified by the police
board when the request is presented.
Fatroiman Patrick J. Brown was
raised from grade E to grade B. A let
ter was sent by the commissioners to
the students who caused the arrest of
the negro, Jasper Johnson, commending
them for their action. The following
wre made special constables at the
request pf varl&us corporations: Jamas
J. Reynolds, Martin Fazio, Robert Win
Ine and Thomas J. O'Connor.
Congregntlonallsts Against Plan of
Uniting With Other Churches.
Cleveland, Oct. 9. A decided oppo
sition to the detailed plan of untiling
with the Methodist Protestants and
United Brethren churches developed
at to-day's session of the national
Congregational council. A committee
of twenty-one under the chairmanship
of Rev. Dr. Nehemlah Boynton of
Boston, sitting as a court, heard argu
ments for and . against the plan of
The Congregatlonallsts believe In
the individualism of the various
churches and Insist upon this, while
the Methodist Protestants and United
Brethren want the churches governed
by district conferences, and these in
turn to be controlled by the national
STORMS IN FRANCE
Heavy Damage to Ships and Other
Paris, Oct. 9. Continuous heavy
rains have caused serious floods In
many parte of France. Up to the pres
ent few deaths have been reported, but
fears are entertained that the casual
ty list will grow. The damage has
been heavy. The principal rivers to
overflow their banks are the Rhone,
the Loire and the Tarn.
A cyclone descended on the Rlvirea
and several ships were driven ashore.
CANADA FEAItS COMPETITION.
Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 9. The Canadian
manufacturers of pulp and paper wait
ed on the government to-day and asked
for the prohibition of the expert of
wood pulp. Sir WlUi!d Laurler said
that the matter would be taken Into
consideration. Their chief argument Is
that American paper manufacturers
will be compelled to establish mills in
Canada if deprived of Canadian pulp
StandardOU Methods Unfolded.
Sweden Impatient for a Race.
Lusltanla Is Almost Vl-tor.
Germany Is In Need of Money.
Chinese Enthuse Over Taft's Visit
Roosevelt Still In Cam?.
Co-Ed. System Opposed at Tufts.
Railroad Collision Near Fitchburg.
Winsted Man Sentenced.
Miss Mellen Christens Vessel.
Rescvred from Yawl at Stonlngton.
Woman's Body Found Near Stamford.
Adventlsts' Convention at Waterbury.
Coal Dealers to View Coal Lands.
Women's Club at Stamford.
Baptists Will Hold State Meetings.
Boy Strangled in Bridgeport
Naugatuck In Trouble Over Sehoolhousa
Students Go on Rampage Again.
No Increase for School Teachers.
Rowley to Succeed Hayes.
Student Caught Stealing Books.
Girl Bitten by Big Dog.
Italian Entered Hamden Studio.
No Appointments Considered Yet,
' SPORTS. ,
Yale Scores Three Times on S. T. S.
Brooklyn Nymph's Fast Time.
Cubs Win 'Midst Sparkling Playing.
One Western Woman Left In Tourney.
General Wall Wins Kentucky Futurity.
Princeton Rolls Up Score of 53.
Harvard Scored Against By Bates.
Detroit Succumbs to Chance's Cubs.
Annual Meeting of Choral T'lilon.
"The Quicksands" at the Hyperion.
Big Vaudeville Attraction at PoU'b.
"Great Express Robbery" at New Haven
"Shall We Forgive Her." at Bijou.
Declares . Out-and-Out That
He Will Not Consider
Now. ' i
GOING ON FOOT
When He Gets -Back He
Will Take Up the All
Not Before. .
Rumor and gossip have been doing
their best to declare for Mayor-elect
Martin that he has already prepared
part of the list of the appointments
which he Is going- to "make when he
comes Into the mayor's office in Janu
ary.' Many of the stories have purport
ed to announce the candidates for of
fice under the new administration as
already assured of their appointments.
To these prophets the statement Issued
by Mr. Martin- himself last , evening
brings somewhat oft' an awakening.
,. The mayor-elect declared most em
phatically last evening that he had not
taken up the matter of his appoint
ments and that he would absolutely .not
consider the subject for some time to
come. He states that he will not take
up the matter until after the Foot
Guard trip to the Jamestown exposit
ion and that reports that he had aK
ready determined who his appointees
would be was not so. The considera
tion of the candidates for appointment
will be held until nearer the time for
the making of the appointments as Mr.
Martin does not wish to take up that
rather remote matter Immediately af
ter the result of the election Is an
nounced. U. S. CLERK VINDICATED
Charged With Embezzlement of $3,000
in Gold Certificates.
Boston. Oct. 9. The Jury in the Unit
ed States district court, which has been
hearing the case of former Vault Clerk
John W. Hastings, charged with the
embezzlement of $3,000 in gold certifi
cates from the United states sub-treasury
In this city, cama in late to-nlgh:
and reported a disagreement Jude
Dodge thereupon ordered the dlschargo
of the Jury.
A hortage of $3,000 in a package of
$100,000 sent from the Boston sub-treasury,
to the treasury at Washington, and
the fact that Hastings was the last
to check oft the package in the Boston
office, led to his arrest.
Juniors Elect Nine Members
To Arrange for Big
. Social Event.
The members of the junior class' In
the academic department of Yale held
a meeting last night in Osborn hall and
elected nine members to constitute e.
committee to arrange for the annual
junior promenade to be held the last
Tuesday In January.
The election to the Junior prom. com.
mlttee Is one of the greatest honors
which can be voted a person, and there
were a largo number of nominees, of
which the following were the success
ful ones: John Bates Perrln of Indian
apolis; Robert Boyd Burch of Cincin
nati; James Merrlan Howard of Mont
clalr, Gayer Gardner Domlnlck of New
York; Mortimer Ashmead Seabury of
Wellesley Hills; Harvey Hollister
Bundy of Grand Rapids: James Benton
Grant of Denver; Francis Howard Olm
sted of Lakevillo and Howard Carter
Davis of Elizabeth. N. J.
Perrln, who received the largest num
ber of votes, will be chairman of the
committee, and Burch, who received the
second number, wlll.be floor manager.
Perrln Is manager of the freshman
crew and Burch is end on the 'var
sity eleven. - '
TO BE INCREASED
If Sums Asked by Health
Board Are Approved By
WANTS $500 MORE
Clerk and Milk and Food
Inspectors In the List
The estimates ' presented by tho
board of health for the consideration
of the board of finance as the amount
needed to run that department during
the year of 1908 were filed' yesterday
with the city clerk, and call for a to
tal of $28,500. This is $3,200 more
than was granted to that department
last year by the finance board. There
Is a request for an Increase In the pay
of Health Officer Wright o $500, the
board 'asking $2,500 as the salary for
that position, which at present Is
being paid $2,000. For the clerk of
tho board an Increase of! $300 has
been put in to raise him from $1,200
to $1,500. The salary of the plumbing
inspector will be raised $300 If the
plans of the board are approved, as It
has put In a request for $1,500 In this
office also. The our sanitary Inspec
tors, according to the schedule pre
sented, are to remain the same, there !
bring $4,000 asked for thelr'compep
sation. The milk and food inspector
is to have $200 more, which will raise
him to $1,200, and the second to him
will al3o go up $200 to $1,000. Medi
cal inspectors of schools is down for
the same as that granted last year,
namely, $1,20.0; removing garbage
will be kept at the same figure, which
is $11,000; contagious diseases Is held
worthy of $500, which was received
last year, and '. bacteriological work
goes up from $900 last year to $1,600.
There Is also something quite new at
the end of the list, namely, a request
for $000 for a nurse for the public
Among the most notable of the
raises in the amounts asked for are lit
the Increase of $500 which Is asked to
rale the salary of the. -health officer,
and the Increase In tho account for
bacteriological work. This has been
Increased this year $600 over the sum
asked for last year, showing a large
increase In the expenditure for that
department. The pay offered In' that
department has been yer? low, ' Dr.
Archibald McNeil, who was there un
til a couple of years ago, receiving for
many years between $700 and $800 a
year. It seems probable that the sal
ary for the. new man who -took up the
work of the department after Dr. Mc
Neil's resignation, will be considerably
In excess of the sum which the city
was paying In former years, If the en
tire sum asked for by the department
is granted this year.
COLLISION NEAR FITCHBURG
Two Trainmen Badly Hurt and Five
Fitchburg, Mass., Oct. 9.The after
noon express train from Boston to
Montreal, which runs over the Fitch
burg division of the Boston & Maine
railroad, ran into the rear end of, &
freight twin In North Leomlnater, four
miles ease 'of Fitchburg to-day. The
engineer and fireman of, the express
were seriously Injured and five of the
passengers were slightly hurt.
The freight train was an extra run
ning from Boston to Fitchburg. The
engineer observed a, signal Indicating
that a passenger train was following,
He attempted to make a siding and
sent a brakeman back 200 yards, but
before tho express train could be stop
ped the locomotive struck the caboose
of the freight, totally destroying It.
The engineer of the express train, Hen
ry Case, ot lAinenDurg, sustained a
fractured leg. His fireman, Albert H.
French, was pitched headlong from the
cab onto the parallel track and was
injured Internally. The passenger
coaches did not leave the rails, but the
occupants were shaken up and five of
them cut and bruised. The freight cars
were "not badly damaged.
GERMANY NEEDS MONEY.
. Berlin, Oct. 9. Rumors are In cir
culation here that the empire is soon
to raise a new loan. The Tageblatt,
In Its Issue of to-day, shows that the
various credits already authorized,
but not realized, amount to $35,500,
000. The paper says it Is informed In
official quarters that the government
Is trying to postpone a loan until aft
or the new year and possibly until
next April. In the meanwhile it will
raise money to meet pressing wants at
the Aeichbank upon treasury bills.
PROF. KLEIN liECTCRES.
Boston, Oct. 9. The sixty-ninth an
nual course of lectures of the Lowell
Institute was opened to-night by M.
L'Abus Felix Klein, professor at the
Institute Catholique of Paris, who gave
the first of a series of four lectures on
"The Politic-Religious CrlBls in
France." The opening lecture was up
on "The Church and the Third Repub
lic," and was delivered before a dls
tlnguished audience in Huntington
hall, Massachusetts Institute of Tech
GENERAL PORTER SPEAKS
Hague Approves the Proposition Con
cerning Contractual Debts.
The Hague, Oct. 9. The discussion of'
the report of James Brown Scott
(American) on the propo-sed ' Interna
tional high court of justice began to
day. Amaug the speakers was Dr Ruy
Barbosa (Brazil), who emphatically re
sented the allegation that he was In
any way antagonistic to the United
States. The discussion was adjourned
The committee on. maritime war to
day, after a brief ' but' approprlaie
speech by General Horace Porter
(American), approved the proposition
on the subject of contractual debts, the
vote standing 38 to 1 in Its favor.
IMPATIENT " FOR RACE"
Sweden Waiting for New Tork Yacht
Stockholm, Oct. 9. The reply of
the New York Yacht club to the
Swedish challenge to series of races
for the America's cup Is expected here
to-morrow. Swedish sailmakers al
ready are engaged to work on the
challenger, and from all parts of the
country come requests to be allowed
to participate In tho subscription to
meet tlie cost of the challenger, and
over-subscription is expected before
STRIKE; NEARS END
Master Plumbers Declare
.Settlement Must Be
Made at Once.
COMPLAINTS THE CAUSE
Journeymen Consider Com
promise, But No De
If anything Is to be Judged by the
generally accepted rumor circulating
about town yesterday, the strike of the
tinners and metal workers will come
to a head at once.
A settlement would be agreeable
news to the many customers of the
plumbers whose furnace repairs and
kindred work have been held up for.
teri days. Many complaints are being
received by the maeters, one of whom
declared last night that unless an of
fer of arbitration Is advanced by the
Journeymen Immediately the strike
breakers with whomHhe committee has
been in touch will be brought In to fill
the places of the men out. '.' ;
, It la said that the better workers
among the men are desirous of secur
ing a compromise and of returning to
work. A labor official laet evening ad
mitted this condition, but said that, the
majority of the men continue to main
tain that their demands are only fair
and that they cannot accept less.
ENTERS PAINTER'S STUDIO
Ijocal Italian Held tot Hamden
Burglaries. 1 ,
Lulgl Longobardl, an Italian of 693
Grand avenue, was arrested yesterday
by Detective Ward of the local staff
on three counts of ' burglary of the
studio of John H. I. Downs, a painter,
of Hamden. 'It Is alleged that three
times during the summer he. entered
Downs' bouse and stole clothes, paint
ing implements and materials and oth
er goods. The arrested man Is 22 years
of age. '
" . '"
Like Taft's Sentiments Re
garding Open Door.
Shanghai, Oct. 9. The comment of
the Chinese press, officials and people
on the visit to Shanghai of War Sec
retary Taft is most enthusiastic.
The general feeling of the Chinese
on the utterances jf Mr, Taft may be
summarized as follows:
"The United States will not sell the
Philippine Islands, an assurance which
is welcomed as it means that there
will be no extension of Japanese in
fluence and a continuance of American
influence in the far east.
"The Chinese desire to interpret Mr.
Taft's statement reiterating that "'the
United States favors the open door
policy in China as being unofficial, but
at the same time made on high author
ity and indicating that the United
States will support it in China and
maintain the policy in, Manchuria, the
only place where the open door is
"Mr. Taft's endorsement of the Unit
ed States court for China, over which
Judge Wilfley presides, Is looked upon
as meaning a continuance of the new
era of Justice and as demonstrating
that the United States is really inter
ested in China, as shown by the acts
which follow her assurances on the
"The cnthuslaEtlc welcome accorded
to Mr. Taft here atones for the boy
cott of American goods and demon
strates China's friendship for America.
"The assurances given In regard to
fair treatment of the emigration ques
tion are accepted ia good faith.
NO NEW INCREASE
Estimates of the Education
Board for Salaries Set
at the Adopted
THREE NEW SCHOOLS
. ON LIST SUBMITTED
Large Increase In Amount
Asked Over Sum Grant
ed by Financiers '
At a apodal meeting held lavt even
ing at which every member of. the
board was present th board of educa-
t'.on aonstdered find took final action,
on the estimates whioh that body wilt
present this year to the board of.
finance at Its meeting to-day as thV
amount of money requlrd to run thati
part of tho city system during tho'
coming year. The largest Item, that1
of teachers' salaries, was based upon
the new schedule which was adopted 1
by the board last spring and calls for
a total of $391,248, which is an in-'
crease of $76,353 over the amount ap-i
propriated last year. There was no I
change considered In connection with
the request of the teachers that their
schedule be adopted. No action wti
taken on the Information and repre
sentations made by the committee
from the mass meeting of July 2, the
school committee announcing that It
had read - over the data furnished
which It found relative to the estab-;
lishment ofs a schedule in the' high
school only and that a report would)
be made by the committee on th is
matter at a later meeting.
For night school teachers there wasi
asked a sum of $5,000 which is an In.
crease of $500 over that given last!
year.' School officers are Increased ;
to $8,067 from $7,800, which includes
general increases in the salaries of
the secretary and the clerks in the1
offices of the board.
Under the item of fuel Is presented!
I the sum of $43,462, which is an 4n- l
crease from $21,000 given last year as I
the board is asking for a sum suffi
cient to purchase enough fuel to get
back to the old method of purchasing
at the lowest priced season and this
sum really includes a' year and a half '
of supply,. '
Janitors' salaries are down for $46,
015 for .day schools, whereas $36,980
was required last year, there being an
Increase granted in this part of the
department also. ; '
Apparatus and library is down for
$2,800 and laboratory supplies at $1,
200.. ., .
New closets are asked for afr the
"Webster and Wooster schools which
call for $7,000; there is a furniture
and equipment account for the high
school which Is down for $5,160, and
there is also a request that cooking
and manual training equipment be in
stalled In the Orange street school at
the cost of $500. ' . -
Under the caption of special ex
penses there comes, first of all, an item
of $11,000 which is for the equipment
of the Ivy street school, which is now
nearlng completlqn. Another of $2,
000 is asked for filling, grading and
fences at the same school. The board
then puts in its requests for more
school facilities. This is started by
asking, for additional land at the
Barnes avenue school, at $1,600, arid
additional land in the rear of Klrri
berly avenue school, a site which the
board has been striving to obtain ever
since that school was built, at $2,000.
Then comes the large sum of $110,000
which is in for a new school site and
building in the Welch district to re
lieve the overcrowding there. More
land is wanted at Greene street, at
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Washington, 'Oct. 9. Fonecast for,
Thursday and Friday: '
For New England: Rain and slightly .
warmer Thursday: Friday fair, increas
ing south winds.
For Eastern New Tork: Fair and
warmer Thursday, followed by rain la'-,
the afternoon or by night; Friday fair, 1
fresh, probably brisk, south winds.
Observations at UnlMd States weath
er bureau stations, tanen at 8 p. m. yes
terday, seventy-fifth meridian time.
Tern. D'r. Vel. Pre. Weath.
Albany 44 E 4 0 Clear
Atlanta 54 SB " 8 00 Cloudy
Bismarck.... 58 W 8 00 Clear
Boston 48 H 8 00 Clear
Buffalo 66 SE 6 00 Cloudy
Chicago 64 W 24 00 Cloudy
Cincinnati.... 60 W 4 09 Clear
Cleveland 66 S 14 00 Clear
Detroit 66 SW 24 T. Rainy
Denver 64 N 4 00 Clear
Hartford 46 S 4 00 Clear
Hatteras 62 JvE 12 00 Clear
Jacksonville.. 68 N 12 24 Cloudy
Nantucket.... 40 SE 10 00 Clear
N.'Orlesns.... 76 . N 14 00 Clear
New York.... 52 S 8 00 Clear
Norfolk 64 E 4 .00 Clear
Omaha....'... 60 W 6 00 Clear
I Pittsburg.... CO SW 10 00 Pt.Cldy
Portland, Me. 42 SW 10 00 Clear
Providence... 42 SW 10 00 Clear
. St. Louis 62 NW 14 00 Clear
i St. Paul 52 NW . 10 00 Clear
I Washington .. 62 SE 4 00 Clear
LOCAL WEATHER REPOHT.
New Haven. Oct. 9.
Temperature ...... . . 40
Wind direction NW
Precipitation . 0
Minimum temperature. so
Maximum tomperature. , ! t
Minimum last year.... 59
Maximum last year.... i?
L. M TARP- Local Foreooster.
U 8. Weathev Buma..