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THE . MORNING JOURNAL-COURIER, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1908.
As a Fitting Climax To Our Great Preparatory Sale The Entire Stock is Marked Down. Only four days more of the great Pre paratory Sale, and as a fitting climax to this most economical event, reductions of a more sweeping character shall prevail. Every article and every yard of goods In every department Is reduced. Stocks must be brought down to the minimum before Inventory, hence the cause of this general sacrifice of profits. Here are a few of the bargainsfair samples of what may be found in every department: Shirt Waist Boxes. Matting Covered Shirt Waist Boxes, value 2.50. sale price 1.9S. Art Department, third floor. Clearance Sale of Women's Sults.Coats and Furs. Great Price Reduction on stylish and superior made gar ments. Suit Dept., second floor. t Men's and Women's Umbrellas 2.50. , Men's and Women's Umbrel las, good asoortment of han dles, fine silk covers, value 3.75. sale price 2.50. 8. FESSENDEN DEAD Notable Figure in State Poli tics Succumbs to Long Illness. LONG IN NATIONAL LIFE His Remark. "God Almighty Hates a Quitter," the Slogan of His ' Supporters. Stamford, Jan. 7. The death of Bamuel Fessenden in this city at 7 o'clock this morning from heart fail ure, became known throughout tie etate during the morning hours and condolences to members of the fami ly began to come In Increasing num ber, the tributes of life long friends from all parts of the state. No figure has ever shone so prominently In the political life of Fairfield county and s a lawyer he had made a remark able record. Members of the bar had often marveled at the untiring labors of Mr. Fessenden and time and again It had been noted that after a long and trying day In court he would be known to take the train for Hartford to look after political or private mat ters, and yet would be in court the next day ready to take up cases as fresh as If he had spent the night in rest. During the month of December Mr. ; Fessenden lost ground quite per ceptibly, and his sinking spells be came more marked. One of these epells a few nights ago brought mem bers of the family and the physicians to his bedside, but be rallied and the next morning he showed marked im provement. This change for the bet ter, seemingly, continued, and his friends had hoped that he would be bout again. On Sunday he had a sinking spell but rallied yesterday and appeared quite cheerful. Late In the afternoon he remarked: "I guess I will go to sleep," and these proved to be his last words, for he dozed Into a coma and did not awake. At his bed side when the end came were his son and daughters and a physician. The body of Mr. Fessenden will be cremated, as was that of Mrs. Fessen den, The ashes will be brought here and a public funeral win be held from the First Congregational church at 2 p. m. on Saturday. The interment will be in the family lot in the ceme tery, here. It Is expected, in view of the family giving their consent to a public fun eral, that the gathering of men rep resenting the bar association, public and private institutions and the state at large will be one of the most not able seen in years. The announce ment of honorary bearers will prob ablv not be made until Thursday. Samuel Fessenden was born April 12. 1S47, in Rockland, Me , one of the twelve children of the Rev. Samuel C. Fessenden. of whom one died in in fancy and all the others except Sam uel are still living. He was a nephew of William Pitt Fessenden and his father and another uncle Thomas A V. Fessenden represented Maine dis tricts in the lower branch of the 37th congress. When the Civil war began leaslIopi$- Wash Goods Remnants. Another lot of Wash Goods Remnants consisting of Per cales. Ginghams. Dimities, Or gandies. Flannelettes and Prints at One-third off Usual Price. r 15c. Belts Leather and Stik Belts, val ues 50c and 75c. some are soiled but can be cleaned for a few cents, sale price 1 5c. Pocket Boofrs. Pocket Books. Purses and Bill Folds that were 50g and $8c. sale price 3?c. Pocket Books. PursiS and Bill Folds that were 1.00 to 1 2.23. sale price 75c. . Mr. Fessenden was a student In the Lewiston, Me., academy,, intending to take a college course. At sixteen, however, he enlisted in the Seventh Maine battery and served under Grant in the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and Pet ersburg. Upon recommendation of General Grant he was commissioned as lieutenant and later captain In the Second 17. S. infantry. He was not at tached to the army as a profession, however, and served In the First Maine battery and on the .Haft of Gen. A. P. Howe until the close of the war. March 4, 1 86 9, he was graduated from the Harvard Law school. His family In the meantime had removed to Stamford. He entered upon the prac tice of his profession, becoming asso ciated with the law firm of Ferris & Child, and later becoming a partner of Mr. Ferris. He was appointed State attorney for Fairfield county in 1880 and held that position by suc cessive appointments until his depth. The work of the office has however been lately been conducted by his partner, Galven A. Carter appointed assltant State attorney under an act of the legislature of 1907. Mr. Fes senden began taking an active part in politics before he was old enough to fvote and soon became a prominent figure in the Republican party in Stamford and of the county and State. He was first elected to the leg islature in 1874 and served again as a member of the house in 1879. In 1876 he was a delegate to the convention that nominated Rutherford B. Hayes for president. In 1884 he was again a delegate to the national convention and was made secretary of the nation al Republican committee, taking an active part In the Blaine campaign. Mr. Blaine was a personal friend of Mr. Fessenden and an old friend of his family. His defeat was one of the greatest disappointments of Mr. Fes senden life. In 1888 Mr. Fessenden headed the Connecticut delegation to the national Republican convention. In 1896 he was a leader among the supporters of Thomas B. Reed of Maine for the presidency and when Joe Manley of Maine deserted Reed, Mr. Fessenden expressed himself in the forceful phrase which is remem bered better than any other utterance he ever made, "God Almighty hates a quitter." When a young man Air. Fessenden made the United States Senate the goal of his whole ambition. There were times when it seemed within his reach. His defeat in two great con tests for the place was a great dis appointment, but except perhaps to a few intimate friends he never let It be known how disheartened he was In 1899 he was an opponent of Sen ator Joseph R. Hawley. Morgan G. Bulkeley was also in the contest and ivy imuwing support to t-iawiey at a : critical time secured the re-election of ! the senator and the defeat of Fessen i den. Mr Fessenden was sent to the gen eral assembly in 1895 and was elect j ed speaker of the house. Obviously j his appearance there was for the pur i pose of strengthening his candidacy : for the senate, if opportunity pre. sentea itself for him to enter the field. For the same reason he was sent to the. State senate in 1905. The next great contest for the senatorship took place at that session and Fessenden was defeated by Bulkeley, who re ceived 154 votes to Fessenden's 73. Congressman Hill received nine votes and former Governor McLean 8. The death of Senator Piatt, three INVEST For a few days we will sell hniokers' articles of every description at a 25 . DISCOUNT. Here is a rare opportunity to buy Humidors. Pipes, Tobacco Jars, etc., at unusually low prices. ourSTOCKand assortment of shapes in high grade pipes is very large. If HLWV-a SE6XRST0W& idatleon'i .Carnirj. months after Bulkeley's election found Fessenden again a candidate for senator. It was said that Bulkeley and others who had opposed him ear lier in the session were just as bitter as ever In their opposition. After the canvass had been carrifd forward with much heat for two or three weeks," Mr. Fessenden caused a sen sation by withdrawing. His friends and supporters rallied to Brandegee, who had loyally supported Fessenden in the contest with Bulkeley and their help secured the senatorial toga for the New London map, and who was nominated on the 27th ballot. McLean was next in the race. Mr. tessenden's health began to fail soon aft-r the contest in 1905. It was improved by trips to Europe and by visits to health resorts ordered by his, physician. For the last . two or three years, however, his decline was rapid. He occasionally appeared in court often against the advise of his physicians and to the last kept In close touch with the work of his law in .ovtmber, 1907, he appear ed In the superior court for the last ane as counsel for the Stamford treet railway in a suit for damagi wlng out of injuries. He won the case, . Those who remembered Mr. Fes senden when he was In the prime of his physical vigor were shocked at the change that came over him In the last couple of years. He lost over 100 pounds of flesh, and It was apparent that he was suffering from heart trouble In addition to a chronic kid ney complaint. Until near the last, owever, he gave evidence now and then of his old time vigor and until very recently seemed to believe that he would recover his health. Members of the bar and those who knew Mr Fessendpn best were aston ished at the Industry of the man and the amount of work he could accom plish without apparent fatigue. In the preparation of law cases he was known to work for 48 hours without sleep. He would appear In the superior court all day fighting some legal bat tle and take -a run up to Hartford In the evening, apparently as fresh as if he had been resting. Fairfield coun ty never had a lawyer who was more keen In cross examination or who could wield as much Influence with a jury as Mr. Fessenden. In addition to his work as state attorney, be had an extensive general practice and amassed considerable wealth. He was a member of the Grand Army, having served as commander of William' T. Minor post In Stamford. He was also connected with the loyal legion, the Society of the Cincinnati and with numerous social organiza tions and many incorporated com panies. His wife who died In 1905 was the daughter of Theodore Davenport and a descendant of Abraham Davenport, hero of the famous Dark Day. The children are Mrs. Ascough. Archibald of New York, Marcla and Gladstone. His i brothers are Major J. A. Fessen den postmaster of Stamford, Olive G. and Seth G. both of this place. His sisters are Mrs. Huxford wife of Major nuxrora or Washington. Mrs. Merrill of Plalnfleld, N. .1., Mr. Gardner of Chicago and four unmarried sisters who live In Stamford. Mr. Fessenden was a member of the Congregational church of which his father was a minister. DENIES INCITING UPRISING. Count Oknma Did Not Urge India to RelH'l Against England. r JOKlo, Jipan. Jan. 7. A remrkhl sftu!ion. hus arisen as a result of the publication In Lundon oX a mistransla tion 01 me speecn delivered by Count t . . . . . unmiia. at ooe. i,nue attention was paid to this address at the time of its uriivfry. owaime lount Ukuma In pre vious i.peeohes on this same subject had made bis views well known. It Is ev ldent that words were put Into hl mouth which he did not use. and lie promptly repudiated the published ver sion. This was In substance that he had urged India to rise against Great Britain. Now Count OkUma end the Japanese Foreign Office are being bombarded with cablegrams of Inquiry from Tar ts, Berlin. St. Petersburg-, and lyondnn. asking the count to publiclv repudiate or confirm his remarks, and In reply Count Okuma said to-day: "In my Kohe speech I did not use h words 'hat were put Into mv mouth. It is apparent that mistranslation of these remarks has just reached Kngland. M views on the subject of trade with In dia, as well as my friendliness to great Britain, nunht to be ton well known to make it necessary for me publiclv to repudiate the absurd construction which has been placed upon the re marks 1 made at Kobe. "I have never entertained a thought which could be stretched Into such a meanlnar. India otters us a fine field for trade, and I urge my people openlv and consistently to enter that field in fair competition with friendly Great Britain; that is all." OFFICIAL NOTICE SENT OCT. Bridgeport. Jan. 7. Official notice nf the death of Samuel Fessenden was sent to-day to the members of the Fair field County Bar association by Clerk Sheltnn of the superior court. There will be no meeting of the bar till afterl the funeral services, the date of the meeting to be announced later, proba-' bly Friday of next week. It was thought best not to appoint a delega-j tion to the funeral, as It is assumed that all the members will attend. If tlif Bnhy in Cutting TrMh, be sure and ubp that, old and well trid remedv, Mrs. Winslnw'a S"othine Svmp. fnr children teethinpr. It ooothea the child, roftrna the gums, allavg all pain, curea wind colic and Is the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle. IN SOCIETY Professor and Mrs. William Lyon Phelps, who have been spending the colloge recess time in the west, re turned home yesterday noon. Most of the time away, Professor and Mrs. Phelps spent In Detroit. On December 20, Professor Phelps attended the Yale dinner at St. Louis, at which there were 115 presentand the occasion was a most enjoyaDie one, ana on January 3 he delivered a lecture before the 6o;" ciety of Colonial Wars at St., Paul, and on the following evening attended the Yale dinner in that city. At this din ner also there was a large gathering of Yale men, -over one hundreg being present. Jn fact, during his trip, Pro fessor Phelps says that he found most enthusiastic Yale spirit throughout the entire west. ' Thursday evening in Harmonie hall the first meeting of the newly formed Home club will take place. The com mittees of the club are Governor Rol lin S. Woodruff, .Mr. Hiram M. Koch ersperger, Mr. Frank a: Corbin, and Mr. W. R. Demarest, and they per pose to hold six meetings between now and the 1st of April. The membership is limited to fifty couples, and the gatherings will be very informal, real ly a large family party,, where each member will find amusement to please his own particular bent. There will be dancing and cards for those who vl and "doubtless the topics of the day will be discussed at length by many. The object of the club is for informal social meetings. Professor Ch3rles M. Bakewell will resume his weekly lectures before th philosophy class formed by Mrs. Wil Ham Lyon Phelps, this morning at 11 o'clock. The lecture will be in Osborn hall, as usual. Mr. F. Thornton Hunt his cards out for a reception at his home, 50 Trum. bull street, on Thursday afternoon. The hours are from 4 to 6. STF.I.NERTONE PIANO RECITAL. The. Steinertone Piano company who occupies warerooms In the art department of The Charles Monson Co.'s store, pay its New Year's greet ings through the medium of a fine pianoforte recital to be given next Thursday, Jan. 9th, at 3 o'clock !n the afternoon. Miss Antoinette Brett will display the powers and musical qualities of a Ste,lnert(one Grand.- It Is free to aU, and the visitors will have an onpmu nlty to enjoy a delightful musical aft ernoon. Thos? Interested in automatic piano playing ran take In the music Di-r formed upon a Hardman autiiom. Shake off the grip of your old enemy, Nasal Catarrh, by using Ely's Cream Balm. Then will all the swell ing and soreness be driven out of the lender, Inflamed membranes. The fits of sneezing will cease and the dis charge, as offensive to others as to yourself, will be stopped when the causes that produce It are removed Cleanliness, comfort and renewed health by the use of Cream Balm sold ry an druggists for 50 cents, or malted by Ely Bros., 56 Warren Street, New York. Last Day! To-dny Is the last day of our BIG Clt ACKER SALE. Every one of the National Rlsonlt Co.'s 10-cent package Cakes and Crackers for 8 Cents Package. Rodier Fils et Cie, Guaranteed Absolutely Pure OLIVE OIL S. S. ADAMS SOLE AGENTS IN NEW HAVEN. Another Inrge fresh shipment ofthh delirious Olive Oil prices unchanged Half-pint bottles, 20c. Full pint bottles. 30c. , Full quart hotlles, BOc. Ttvo-qwirt tins, $1.10. One-quart tins, 65c. S. S. ADAMS. Two Trie pbflars. Call 43. MAIN JTORH, COn. STATE AJID tOlHT STREBTS. tlrnorh Mnrrm S30 Howard Ave., T43 t.rand Ate,, 604 Howard Ave., fss Itmrnpnrt Ave., 7 Shrlloa Are, 155 Lloyd St. THEO. KEILER rcxRRAi. mrEfTon aid EM BALM EH. M Itata Street BRANCH OFFIC-Bi SS Camobell Areaae. Wet Savea. ANNOUNCEMEUT. I desive to announce to my friends nd the public generally, that pending I readjustment of mv affairs, calii Intended for mc may he sent to Messrs. Lewis & Miyeock.No. 1112 Chapel Street. All work will receive prompt and careful attention, i eiepnnns 075. ROBT. M. BUR WELL. Undertaker DEATHS. WARNER Suddenly in this rltv. Jan unry 7th, Bertha M. Botsford. wife o Arthur (i. Warner, aged 38 years; 1 month; I davs Funeral services wiU be held at her late residence, l l niverslty plao Frl1v an?niion. January luti. 1:30 o'clo.-k. Relatives and friends are invited to sttena J5 it HARRISON In Cheshire. January Sth George J Harrison, formerly Bridgeport. Funeral on Wednesday eonesoay. January Sth at 1 a. m., from the residence of v L Ward. Seymour. Burial at Bridge port, js It Cut Flowers and Flowering Plants. John N. Champion & Co. 102 CHAPEL ET. From. "Old Virginia" Apple Butter stone crocks, in lb. 38 cts. Stuffed IVansroes Small Melon M .ngoes stuffed with chopped and spiced mixed pickles. ' Small jars, 35 cts. Large jars, 7.0 cts. -35 S-taXt Sir- as To The People Who Like Good Things. The Montc'lalr Jam Kitchen nk-odurts furnish what every family wants ab solutely pure food articles, with the true home-made flavor. Amonsr the forty-four varlsties are the familiar KlniiK'of Flcklss. Sauces, Jellies, Canned Fruits. Jams and Marmalades. A few specialties are; Dozen. Each. Red Sour Cherry (bitted) Jam J4.00 35y Quince Marmalade 3 50 30c Plum Marmalade 3.50 SOc Orange and Grape Fruit Mar malade 3 50 80c Spiced Gooseheirles 3.50 30o Pineapple (Shredded) 4.6) 40c Pickled Peaches (whole and peeled) 5.00 43c Brandy Peaches (whole and peeled), .v S OA 70.- Ginger Peara 5.00 43c Preserved Citron Melons . 5.00 43.; Cucumher Salad Pickle 4.50 40c EVERYTHING PACKED IX GLASS. 'TOHN filLBERT S.S0N CJ 9IO J CHAPEL ST.L . A BUSINESS. which taxes the capacity of the store, the salesman and the delivery service to the utmost does not need much booming. This will account for our seemingly quiet attitude during; the holidays just past. We appreciate the liberal patronage we have enjoyed In the pat, and will endeavor to merit a continuance of it. J. B. JUDSOIM, 856 CHAPrLST. THE MIRROR FRVIT STORE. Prime Meals and Fresh Killed Poultry, The high standard of quality main tained by this store's meat department Is not an indication that our prices are exorbitant. On tpe contrary, our prices are the lowest for which choice prime meats and poultry can be sold. A trial will convince you. Choice Prime Rib Roast Beef, Native Pressed Lamb, Native Veal, French and Eng lish Chops, Fine Turkeys. Fresh-Killed Broiling and Roasting Chickens, Young Pucks, Philadelphia Squabs. The R. H.NtsbitCo. Church and Elm Streets. BRANCH STORE, 275 Edge wood Avenue. HART MARKET COMPANY There is a satisfaction in selling and a satisfaction In bnylng choice meats and poultry. We make a feature of QUALITY in our selections, and feel confident of pleasing thoe who seek It. .. . 180 Temple St. California Canned Fruits JUST ARRIVED. A car of California Canned Fruits of the following varieties: Yellow Crawford, Lemon Cling and Sliced Lemon Cling Peaches, Apricots, Bartlett Pears, Royal Anne Cherries, Green Gage and Egg Plums. All "heavy Syrup goods" and sold with a guarantee to please. FRESH POULTRY. For Friday and Saturday, January BARGAIN FIGS. X verjy good Bag Figs at 7c per NEW EVAPORATED FRUITS. We have fancy Evaporated Apples, Peaches 15c per lb. D. M. WELCH & SON. New Numbers 38-40 CONGRESS AVENUE WEST HAVEN. FAIR HAVEN. UNDERWOOD'S The name "UNDERWOOD'S" on anything signifies that it is first-class, and you need not hes itate to eat any of them because they are canned. Clam Chowder, New England Fish Chowder, Canned Spinach, f Ham, Chicken, Deviled -j Turkeyt Tongue. , All of these are deliciously appetizing and nourishing. THE W. HURLBURT CO. 1074 CHAPEL STREET. I For a Change Try Teal Duck, Mallard Duck, or Some Guinea Chicken. L. C. 7 AND TV receive them almost every day and can assure you of their perfect condition. 1 04 George St. 19 Congress Ave. New Store No. 10 Gilbert Avenue and Greenwood Street. SPECIALS FOR T0-DAY. SALT PORK 10c lb BOILED HAM 8cl-41b RAC K STEAK 12c lb PRIED BEEF 8c 1 -41b LEGS OF LAMB.. ,12c lb POT ROAST 8c and 10c lb PORK CHOPS 12c lb LAMB CHOPS.... ,12c lb LAMB FOR STEW, 5c lb. SCHOENBERGER'S 015 Howard Avj. 11 Shelton Ave. TENANTS THREATEN FIRE. Will Bum Tenements If 4'Leaters" ! Press Dispossess Proceedings. New Tork. Jan. ".Several East Side owners and "ieasters" have received within the past twenty-four hours threats that their property would be burned down after their tenants had been dispossessed. The police of the Madison street station, to whom com plaint has been made, are wlthholdtns names, but the threats, which were anonymous, were written on riostals, and read as follows: "We will remove, and after your Good Coffee. Everybody likes good coffee, but it's hard to get good one time and poor the next. Isn't that your experience ? Let us supply you. We know where our coffee comes from, and that it is reliable. If you like it once you will like it all the time it doesn't var. Genuine Java and Mocha, pound 35c, 3 pounds for $1.00. Pulverized Free of Charge. 3rd and 4th.. Prices are low. lb. Layer Figs 10c per lb. 12 l-2c per ID.; Apricot, 25o and Canned Lobster, Deviled Crahs, Soused Mackerel, Pfaff & Son, 9 CHURCH ST., Phone 1046, 770 State St. S39 Grand Ave. S21 Elm St Gilbert Ave. i house has been vacated, ' the fire de partment will visit you:." The postals were signed "Tenants" In ome cases, and "The Red Flag" in others, the handwriting being disguised In every Instance, and such tenants ai were seen by the: landlords denied all knowledge of the communications. - Fear was added by the fire to-day at No. 222 MadUon street, where some of the tenants had made applications for lower rents. The postals have been turned over to the detective bureau, and every effort wJU be made to, run down the senders. At the socialist headquaters, No. 21S Grand street, many tenants came around to-day to complain that their landlords, having failed to collect rents. had retaliated by having the water tupply cut off. Joseph C. Caplan told the tenants that such a proceeding was in violation of the health department rules, and advised complainants to pro ceed at once to the office of Health Commissioner Darlington. Ifs... A CLEAN HOUSE, A CLEAN CHURCH, A CLEAN HOTEL, that employs The Vacuum Cleaner. Telephone 2700 ar.4 get the small cost.