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THE MORNING JOURNAL -COURIER, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1907.
TO HIVE NEW TRUCK Savin Rock Hose Company is Planning to Get Apparatus Worth $4,000. FOURTH ALREADY RAISED Balance Will be Obtained by Popular Subscription and by Proceeds 'of Annual Ball. P. R. R. SUED FOR MILLION That tlie people of Savin Rock shall have a fire company second to none In the state and to go with the Are com pany apparatus such as Is seldom seen In a settlement the size of the Rock la manifestly the intention of the mem , tiers of the shore company who expect before summer to have ' an electric V chemical truck worth $4,000. About $1,000 of this is already raised Ind the members of the company ex pect to raise more than this sum again j by popular subscription among the peo ' Pie of the Rock who wish the settle ment properly protected from fire. From the town of West Haven the liose company expects the regular ap propriation of $150 and will not try to get a special appropriation for tho truck. The annual ball of the hose company will be held February 19 at the West Haven town hall and from this the company expects to raise a considera ble sura. The ball will be a full dress affair. The committee In charge con sists of T. J. Raffile, chairman; S. Lynch, A. Lynch, Fred Anderson, Bert Godfrey, George Bon William Hay wood and Edwin Ramie. Coal Companies Allege Discrimination In Car Supply and Rates. Johnstown, Pa., Dec. 23. The Penn sylvania. Railroad company was made defendant to-day in suits for over $1,000,000 damages brought by the Pennsylvania Coal and Coke company and the Webster Coal and Coke com pany. The allegation is made that for four years the company has discrim inated against the prosecutors in the matter of coal cars and that rebates have been granted to the Glen White Coal company. The two plaintiff com panies are operated under the manage ment of the Pennsylvania Beech Creek and Eastern Coal and Coke company, which; is supposed to be controlled by the New York Central Railroad com pany. The coal combination operates per haps two score mines in this section of the state, and its total capital is estimated to be $20,000,000. HABEAS CORPUS DENIED. i ASKS GROCERY ORDERS. Suggestion for Assisting Poor Through , City Mission. A way of helping others and of also WHAT CAUSES HEADACHE. From October to May, Colds are the most frequent cause of Headache. LAX ATIVE BROMO QUININE removes cause. E. W. Grove oa box 25e. ushers. Sunday Law Violator, As Test Case, Refuses to Furnish Bonds. Kansas City, Dee. 23. William Ryle, proprietor of a pool hall here, who was recently indicted by the grand jury for operating his place In violation of the Missouri Sunday observance law and then constructively sent to jail for re fusing to furnish bond for appearance for hearing, was denied a writ of hab eas corpus today by the court of ap peals. He will now appeal to the state supreme court. It is a test case. PROMINENT VETERAN DEAD. ETerctt B. Clark of Milford; In the South on Hunting Trip. Milford, 'Dec. 23 Everett B. Hark, a prominent resident of this place, died to-day at Darlington, S. C, a dispatch telling of hi3 death being received by members of his family here this after roon. Mr. Clark was In the south with his wife on a hunting trip. He was a native of Milford, 63 years old, one of the largest wholesae seed growers in the state and prominent in G. A. R, circles. A widow and four children survive. Death was due to chronic Bright's disease. LAND FRACD CASES. January 13 the Date Set for Their Trial. Washington, Dec. 23. January 13 is the date set for the trial of the land fraud oases In. Oregon. This announcement was made to night by Francis J. Heney of San Francisco, the special representative of the department of justic who has for some time been investigating these cases, .and who will assist in conduct ing the trial of rhem. This decision was arrived at to-day at a conference between Attorney General Bonaparte and Mr. Heney, on their way to Wash ington from Chicago, where they met. Mr. Heney declined to state the nature of a definite agreement which he said he and the attorney general reached respecting the cases. An Important conference was held at the White house to-night between President Roosevelt and Mr. Henev at Wing helpful to the City Missionary wnich the status of the cases were association in its endeavors to prevent 6r relieve the pressure that always comes upon the poorer people in the winter weather, is to Include with your Christmas or New Tear's orders to your grocer or marketman. an order for $1 or $2 per month for one, two or three of the coming winter months, Which is sent to the Rev. Mr, Moss man, the general superintendent, will be placed to the credit of the City Mission at these stores and drawn up on only as may be needed In cases Of 'emergency, but not otherwise. Those who fi'id this last year at the Christmas or New Year's season were thereby very helpful during the win ter to those who otherwise might have suffered. Friends In the near country places, East Haven, North Haven, Orange, Woodbridge, can accomplish the same result by sending at any time to the tvJMjsslon score room at 201 Orange street, supplies of vegetables,; fruit, etc., from the farm, as has already -- been done by some in previous win ters. considered, but Mr. Heney declined to talk about this consultation. Mr. Heney came here by appoint ment to see the president. He expects to leave for Portland, Ore., to-morrow. BODY STILL IN MORGUE. DEAF MAN REN DOWN. Backing Freight Train at Portland Gives Probably Fatal Injuries. Portland, Dec. 23. Richard Smedick of this place was run over by a freight train near the Air Line station of the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, the left leg being so badly crushed that amputation was neces sary. Smedick Is said to be slightly deaf and was crossing the tracks when the freight backing down hit him. He is 55 years old. He was placed aboard the caboose of the freight and taken to Middletown, where he was removed to the Middlesex hospital. It was stated at the hospital to-night that there was little chance of his recover ipg. BURLVL OF LORD KELVIN. Noted English Scientist Is Placed by Side of Newton in Westminster. London, Dec. 23. Under the shadow of the monument to Sir Isaac Newton and close to the choir in Westminster Abbey, the body of Lord Kelvin, the noted English scientist, who died Dec 17, was burled at noon to-day in the presence of a great gathering of scien tists representing American and con Unental as well as British societies. AGAINST THE NEGRO. Nothing Heard from Relatives Vet In Rowen Death. The body of Ahner Wellington Bow en is still at .the morgue of M. F. Walker, 155 Commerce street. None of his relatives, if there are any living, has appeared to defray the expenses incidental to his burial. Bowen droped dead Saturday and the body was ordered by Dr. C. J. Bartlett, the medical examiner, taken to the morgue. All that appears to be known as to Bowen is that he was sixty-six years of age and that several years ago he was connected with the Providence fire department. While In Connecticut he was known as Henry Johnson. His abode was West Haven. He was mar ried, his wife and child being dead. , x Outrages Continue With Purpose of Destroying Secret Societies. Albany, Ga., Dee. 23. Advices from Kestler, on the Georgia, Florida & Ala bama railway, where a negro secret society hall was dynamited several weeks ago, say that the outrages are being repeated, two secret society halls In the country neir Kestler having teen dynamited Friday night. . One of the buildings was the Odd Fellows' hat it Corea, fivs miles south of Kestler, and the other Supreme Myrtle meeting place at Salem Church. It appears a campaign of destruction is being waged against negro secret societies whose halls to the number of at least five have , been demolished within"' the last month. lAs the result of the dynamiting of so many lodge rooms, there Is a reign of terror among the negroes In the vicinity of Kestler. It is believed the whites are dynamit ing the halls on account of the difficul ty In securing labor, the labor troubles being blamed on the secret orders. Get Your Christmas Candy At Gillespie's Fancy Baskets, unlined, 50c to $3.00 Fancy Baskets, lined in Satin. $ 1 to $ 1 5. Fancy Baskets (Automobile) $4. Fancy Holly Boxes, oblongs, 40c. to $3. Fancy Holly Boxes, squares, 80 cup. Fancy Holly Boxes, ovals, 40c. to $2. Fancy Holly Boxes, hearts, 40c. to $2. A large assortment, too numerous to specify in -etail. Come in and look them over. IV. P. All oar Cbocolntea and Bon Hons nre guaranteed absolutely fresh and the fluent quality In the market. We pmk Basket and Boxc to order, and deliver free of Choree in tbe city. Get Tour basket now and packed and delivered Christmas Eve or Christmas morning;. have it GflleSpie, (Good Chocolates) 744 CHAPEL STREET. N SOCIE TY 29 Cfwrch St. Drink From the Largest and Most Beautiful Soda Water Fountain In the State With the assurance that our Syrups are absolutely pure and every liquid entering into the refreshments are of the purest quality obtainable. ' , Pure Candies For Christmas. We are ready for business with the finest and most delicious Candies ever displayed. All our Candies are made from absolutely pure ingredients; therefore they are the best to give the children Christmas morning. We have an unlimited assortment of Holiday Goods, either in bulk or dainty Xmas boxes. Fill the little tots' stockings with Missirian's Candy and let them enjoy it. Good, pure sweets are necessary to the health of chil dren, and you can rest assured that our Candy is pure. Christmas gift boxes in all sizes and designs, al ready filled or made up to order, and at prices to fit all pocketbooks. We also have a fine line of Holiday fa- Miss Josephine Swain, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Henry L. Swain, gave a favored heart rjartv at her home on York Btreet last evening for a dozen of' her schoolmates. There, wefe three fables for. the game and a- Jolly even ing was passed. A light luncheon was eerved after the playing was finished. Dr. Samuel M. Hammond, Mrs. Ham mond and their little daughter will go to Torrlngton to-day ana will spend Christmas with Mr. W. H- (Dayton, Mrs. Hammond's father. Miss Edith Pratt of New fork, is the guest of Miss Calhoun of Trum bull Btreet for over the Christmas holi days. Miss Pratt is spending several months in Connecticut, extending the American University course of Home Reading which is now so popular throughout New England. Miss Bur nett, a. prominent Wellesley graduate, is assisting In this work. Miss Calhoun and Miss 'Pratt were classmates at Smith college. Mr. and Mrs. Sanders w. Hart of 440 Prospect street, Miss Dorothy Osborn, Prof. J. W. Tourney. and Dr. Yandeil Henderson leave for tha south Christ mas evening in the Colonial express. The gentlemen of the party will hunt in Virginia during the holidays. Later Mr. and Mrs. Hart and Mies Osborn will spend several weeks In Florida, a,t Miami. , At the first class dinner held in New York Saturday evening at the Yale club by the academic clas3 of 1907 it was voted to begin to prepare now for the gift the clas3 will make to the Alma Mater at the twenty-fifth re union. It la the plan of tha class to raise a definite amount each year until then, In the hope that in that number of years It wiil be large enough to per mit possibly the building of a dormi TSCHAIKOVSKY'S CASE Has Not Vet Entered XTpon Stago of Judicial Inquiry. . St. Petersburg, Dec. 23. The case of Nicholas Tschaikovsky, the Russian patriot, who was arrested early in De cember, has not yet entered upon the Stago of judicial, investigation. . The secret police aro legally authorized to hold a prisoner for . one month before reporting to the crown attorney. It is difficult to obtain the slightest hint as to the ultimate accusation against the prisoner. In the meantime M. Tschaikovsky re mains a prisoner in the fortress of St, Feter and St. Paul. He is not suffer ing especial discomfort, although he Is not allowed to communicate with his friends. : vfc 1 ssji. - . .tsitb&!mMnl Men's and Boys' Men's Black and Tan Vici Kid Slippers, Opera and Everit Cut ........... 9So Men's Black and Tan Vici Kid Opera and Everit Cut ..... $1.25, $1.50, $2.00, $2.25, $2.75. Sizes 6 to 12 Men's Black and , Tan Romeos, Elastic Sides and Nullifiers (High Cut)..... $1.25, $1.50, $2.50 Boys' and Youths' Tan Opera and Everit Cut. 85c, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 Romeos, High Out, Tan and Red .V. .$1.25 and $1.50 We Shall be Open Evenings Until Christmas. ONLY GOOD SLIPPERS.' Chronic Cntnrrh Cured by "THE HOUSEHOLD Sl'RfiEONV Druggists refund money if DR. POR TER'S ANTISEPTIC IIEALINQ OIL fails. 25c i TWO KILLED IX DUEL. CREW NOT GULTV. Exonerated In Trial for Wreck Costing Many Lives. Washington, Dec. 23. A verdict of not guilty was returned hy tho Jury to night in the case of -Engineer Hilde brand, Conductor Hoffmeyer, Fireman McClellan and Brakeman Rudder, the train crew who were indicted for man slaughter following: the train wreck at Terra Cotta, D. C, on the B. & O. rail road December 30, 1906, In which forty-three persons were killed and up. ward of three score Injured. The trial had been in progress for three weeks, and the .verdict was reached after four hours deliberation. The defense offered on behalf of the mert was that they had received a "double green" alRnal at Silver Spring, a station about nine miles out of Wash. Ing-ton, and that this indicated to t hem that the station at Takoma Park, which was closed every night at 6:30 o'clock was 'dead.' and therefore they were not. required to use a signal there. Under the rules of the road, the block which up to 6:30 o'clock extended from Silver Springs to Takoma, was extend ed at that hour to University station, the first station out of Washington. A was the contention of the government that the equipment train, .in charge of the accused men. reached Silver Springs at 6:28 o'clock, but the men all testified that they reached ther,e at. 6:31. one minute after the hour for ex tending the block. Railway brother hoods, of which the accused were mem bers, took cnarge ot meir aniense. AMPUTATED AT WRIST. Tragedy In North Carolina Growing Out ot a Difference. Charlotte, N. C. Dec. 23.S. W. Welsh and T. W. Clyburn were killed, apd Berry Mobley fatally wounded In a duel which took plants at Kershaw, South Carolina, early Sunday morning. Tho tragedy grew out of a difficulty bteween 'Welsh and Mobley,. which was settled by a list fight. The men shook hands and made up, but a few minutes later. WelFh, angered by Rome remark by Mobley drew his revolver and open ed tire at clofe range. Clyburn stepped In between the combatants, receiving two of the bullets and falling dead at Welsh's feet. Mobley returned Welsh's flro, killing him instantly. Mobley re ceived foul1 bullets from Welsh's pis tol and fell, mortally wounded. Welsh was manager for the Heath Supply Co. Mobley was a prominent merchant and Clyburn was the head of the Clyburn Stock eompnny. Welsh and Clyburn were first cousins and ycre friends. The lew Haven Shoe Company 842 and 846 Chapel Street: ' X ' : a PILES CTRED IX 0 TO 14 DA VS. PAZO OINTMENT is . guaranteed to cure any case of Itching. Blind, Bleed ing or Protruding Piles in 6 to 14 days or money refunded. 50c. LEWIS GETS DECISION. Pat O'Keefo of Ireland Trimmed in a Twelve Round Bout. Boston, Dec. 23. Harry Lewis of Philadelphia was given the decision over Pat O'Keefe of Ireland at the end of a twelve round bout at the Winni Binimet Athletic club In Chelaea to night. Lewla maintained the lead in tan rounds, but in the last two tTia Irishoy came up strong and put the Philadelphia!! on the defensive. MINISTER TO EXITED STATES. Christian!. Dec, SS.v-M. Gude, for merly mlnlstetr of Norway and Swe den to Denmark, has been appointed to succeed the late H. C. Hauge, as minister of Norway to the United States. CHIEF OPERATOR DEAD. Evansvllle, Ind,, 'Dec. 23. Charles H. Wise, chief operator of the Western Union Telegraph Co. for many years, died today after an illness of two years of tuberculosis. He was widely known among telegraph operators all over the country. BANKER'S WIFE RESTRAINED. iNorth AttlehorcMass., Dec. 23. The United States Circuit court at Provi dence has issued an order on tha peti tion of Harry F. Currier, temporary re ceiver of the Jewelers' National hank, restraining Marion E. Sargeant, wife of the late cashier of the bank, Fred erick B. Sargeant, and her brother-in-law, F. W. Sergeant, and Edward E. Morgan, her father, from removing anything from any safety deposit boxes in various Providence and Pawtucket Institutions which Are named. The no tices of the restraining order and cita tions' were, served to-day on the per sons concerned by an officer from Proy-ldence. MOUItNER WANTED UNION DUIVEIt. Scranton, Dec. 23. The teamsters' strike was the occasion of an unusual incident at a funeral in West Scran ton to-day. One of the mourners, on learning that the carriage which he had hired Was driven by a' non-union man, refused to ride In it. Thereupon the president of the Liverymen's and Undertakers' association ordered all the other carriages back to' their respective stables. 795 Chapel Street. OFFER m 1 j VMM m itJMr,V'M4'iry Ti,'.5 ( U W at exceptionally low n for tin Next Week: Man Working on Circular Saw Has Bad Injury. Joseph B. Allen, 77 years old,, while at work on a circular Baw yesterday afternoon, had his right arm so badly cut by the saw that amputation at the wrist was made necessary. He was taken to the New Haven hospital where the operation was performed. Allen lives on Qulnnlplac avenue. vors. ICE CREAMS AND ICES. NONE NICER, ERIE STRIKE RUMOR DENIED. Meadville, Pa., Deci 23. Superin tendent Batchelder denies emphatical ly a rumor that there has been any new strike manifestations at the Meadville Bhop3 of the Brio railroad. The shops here employ about 800 men. The strike of the boiler makers and machinists has been dragging along for several months. 1 ARC.iniENTS CONCLUDED. , Chicago. Dec. 23. Attorney John J. Herrick, representing E. II. Harrimat, .in the Illinois Central injunction pro ceedings to-day concluded his argu ment. Judge Ball complimented the attorneys of both parties to the viit on tne courteous, manner in which they had conducted their cairs, and an nounced that he would render his de cision on or about February 20. TA1T TO SPEAK HERE. At the annual Lincoln day banquet at the Young Men's Republican club on Feb. 12, one of the speakers will be the Hon. William H. Taft. The acceptance of the invitation to be pres ent was announced last night. His subject has not yet been selected. LAND IN THE MID. GEESE AGAIN SAVE ROME. Odessa, Dec. 23.' The cruiosity of a straying hog at Akkerman has brought to Kg'ht a store of bombs at that place, caused the arrest of a number of school boys charged with being aware of the whereabouts of the explosives and resulted incidentally in the death of the animal. DEATH OF THOMAS WALHURST. New York, Dec. 23. Thomas Wal hurst, widely known as a theatrical manager for nearly sixty years, died In this city to-day from grip. He was SI years of age. Mr. Walhurst was the first manager to exploit Artemus Ward. comprising an immense line' of all the new shapes and styles in Muffs, Scarfs. Stoles, Coats and Jackets all selected skins. The prices show marked reductions in every instance. A special op- portunity that every woman wearing furs should take advantage of. Christmas Gilts, Useful an COB. GENTLEMEN. Attractive. t t t 29 CHURCH STREET Tel. 4452-2 People Who Are Not Carelul at Ap proaching Fountain Liable to Slip. With all the precautions which have been taken to make the Bennett Me morial foutaln a prattral as well as an artistic success it still is. difficult if not dangerous to try to get a drink from the public provider. This is more so at night than during the day time. The mud last night in front of the fountain toward Church and Chapel streets was at least six inches deep, and people who did not look carefully where they were going went down in the mud. One old gentleman who was crossing the Green after the theatrical perform ances were over went to get a draught of the cold water and had an acrobatic performance all to himself.and as the result landed on his back. There Is a narrow strip if-, hard soil in front of the fountain, oy which, Is one is care ful, he can era-, 1 alopg to get a quaff. LINER BLOWN FROM MOORINGS. New York, Dec. 23. A heavy gale on the North river tore the bow of the Cunard lino steamship Mauretania from her moorings at the foot of West Thirteenth street this morning and a coal scow was Jammed against pier 55 and sank. Tlje Mauretania's gang plank was pulled off the pier and dropped into the water. WOMAN STRATH BY TEAM. Mrs. G. S. Beach of Milford, while crossing Chapel and Church streets yesterday, waa struck by a horse and wagon owned by Donovan Bros., 585 Chapel street, and bruised on the fore head. She did not see the horse ap proaching and walked in front of it. The driver did not see her in time to avert the accident. WORK PROGRESSING. MUTINEERS MURDER OFFICERS. Vladivostok, Dee. 23. News has reached here of the mutiny, a fort night ago, of a detachment of Chinese soldiers near Aigun, on the Amur riv er in Manchuria. The men murdered their officers and started on a march In the direction of Tsitsikhar, pillaging villages and robbing Chinese and Rus sian caravans on their way. Rapid Advance Hade In Murphy Bros. Plans for Rock Attractions. The work on the new attractions at Savin Rock in front of the Sea View is rapidly progressing and already it is about, one-fourth completed. Some work has been done on the short pier and on' pleasant days workmen are busy on the surrounding buildings The plans on which the Murphy Bros, started have been considerably modi tied, the long pier, which was to have been the most extensive on the r"on necticut shore, having been given up. KODAKS (Great Variety), WATERMAN'S PENS, ' " gillettj3 razor sets, military brushes, choice cigars, for "ladies; KODAKS (Especially for Ladies), BROWNIE CAMERAS (for Children) , RICHARD HUD NUT'S PERFUMES, Great Variety of Superior Quality. TOILET WATERS IN FANCY BOXES, HAIR BRUSHES, Etc.J THE SANITOL PREPARATIONS ($2.70 worth for $1.00), . HUYLER'S GOODS, ALWAYS FRESH. We dispense from our TWENTIETH CENTURY SANITARY SODA FOUNTAIN the best line ot summer anu winter drinks to he had In this cltyj THE CITY HALL PHARMACY CO., PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS, TELEFHONE 813-4. NEXT TO CITY HALL. DEATH. HAYES In this city. December 23 lfl07. Cornelius J. Hayes, at the res idence of his sister, Mrs. William Ma loney, Jefferson street. Notice of funeral later. -d23 H Only One "BROMO QUININE," thai is A Laxative Bromo Qu'mha (f Cures a Cold in One Day, CrSpfn 2 Days fels ii What Others Say: Your work is very satisfactory. Best workmen we have ever had in the house. It is a pleasure to pay this bill it is most satisfactory. on every V MERRELS, CROSS & BEARDSLEY, CONTR.ACTJNG DECOBATOR.S. Telephone 839. 90-92 ORANGE STREET.