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THE MORNING JOURNAL-COURIER, FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 1908.
Newsof Neighboring Places FAIR HAVEN HEWS Surprise for Mr. and Mrs, Fen ton Old and Respected Resident is Dead. At tho flno new residence of L. J. Bristol, 123 Atwatcr street, a pleasant surprise was tendered Mr, nntl Mrs, Edward O. Fenton of 211 Watehloy avenue on Wednesday evening, by thn Seawood club, a local nodal organiza tion, of which they aro members. The Misses Hrlstol had provided many In teresting amusements and games, which occasioned much merriment, the winners receiving prizes. Many useful little gifts ero presented to .Mr. and Mrs. Fori ton, each gift being accom panied by original verso. Some ap propriate verse written tor tho occas ion wero sung to a well known air, Ho freshments consisting of salads, rolls, cake and cream, woro served. About 33 peoplo were present and a most de lightful evening was spent. The com pany extended all good wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Fcnton, who' are to leave April 14 for California to visit Mr. Fen ton's father, who removed there from this, place somo time ago. They will bo absent from homo about two months. . The recent death of Captain Theodora Tv'elson; which has been mentioned In this paper, has proved a very great be reavement to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Nelson of 84 Front street and to his two sisters. That Captain Nel son had a great many friends was evi denced by the great profusion of flow ers, there bcliifr fully 30 pieces and bunches at the funeral services. During Captain Nelson's Illness, his friends contributed n purse containing $130 to assist hltn. For all these manifestations of sympathy and many others, the family feel most grateful. Mr. Nelson said last night that he and his family felt a very great appreciation for all this sympathy whlcn had been ex pressed so well and he wished he could thank each friend personally, but as that was most Impossible, he wishes I in .vnren. thn thanks nf himself and I 'family through The Journal-Courier. One of the oldest and best known-ros- Idents of Fair Haven East passed away j yesterday morning when Mrs. Eliza . rosier or Auvaicr street, Wednesday. Khlpman died her home, 291 Imox j "Undo William" Llnsley made a great street. Had Mrs. Shlpman survived a n't as auctioneer. Tho proceeds of few days until later In ;he present j t"P amounted to $12. The en inonth, she would have attained an age 1 tertalnment consisted of vocal sdec of 23 years. Mrs. Shlpman was a na- Hons by Lorln Durwcll and Miss May tlve of Kent. Connecticut, and was j Orlswold; a recitation by Mrs. Oood inarrled there to the late William H. so11- selections by a trio conslst Bhlpman. "the couple removing here, lnR Mrs. Simpson, piano. Irving where Mr. Shlpman had previously re- 'Hurlburt, violin, and Mr. Simpson, elded, some 40 years 'ago. All these nut(' j-ears she had made her homo In Fair j Haven. She was one of tho oldest mem- ! The mention of a sale to .be held on liers of the Second church,, now the ; Blntehley avenue on Saturday after- Pilgrim church, and when In her moro j noon that appeared In our Issue of active years she was one of Its promt- j yesterday morning was an error. The rent workers. She was formerly much !"!" ' private and Is not for, a charlt lnterested In the Ladles' guild and one 1 1'''0 object, of Its presidents. Mr. and Mrs. Ship- - man were members of the committee WUOTVTT T U which had In charge the building of the . Jjjj HjJjIj, old chapel of tho church. At first she j was rather opposed to tho building of j tho new chapel recently dedicated, but The fifth Lenten meeting of the donated towards It and after It vns ; Woman's Homo Missionary society completed she was much pleased with j will take place ftt tho Methodist the great Improvement. Soon after their j church to-day. The ladles will meet marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Shlpman made to sew at 10:30 a. m. Luncheon will a trip to Illinois. There wero few rail- 10 nerved at 12:30 for 15 cents, and Toads and they traveled around tho!ftt 1:45 p. m., Rev. Menlnmln Wyland mate by team. She often described her j will speak on "Planting tho ('hurch ' trip to friends. She stated that black j 0n the Frontier." All are Invited to walnut was so plentiful In those days attend. it was used for fence rails and she brought home 'a cane mndo of that ma terial which she used during her de clining days. For tho past two or three yearn her eyesight had been much af fected so thiit she had difficulty getting iibout, but prior to thnt she was quite active for a woman of her years. Homo weeks ago she was seized with an at- tack of grip and then heart failure set In and she failed rapidly. She hud been unconscious since last Friday, Jler husband, who was engaged In tho oyster business, selling them all over the state, died about 30 years ago. She was the last memher of her Immediate family. One sister, Miss Emellno Thay er, was the first wife of the late Judge Charles A. Bray, for many years prominent In Fair Haven. Another sls ler was tho late Mrs. Daboll of Spring Jleld and a third sister was the late Mrs, Granger of the same city. C, K. 3?ray of Fair Haven Fist, E. T. Bray, Frank Daboll and Frederick Granger, nil of Sprlngll'ild, are nephews of Mrs. Witpntan and Mrs. F. M. Shermnn, Miss Mary Daholl and Miss Sarah Daboll of Hprlngflold, are nieces. Mrs. Shlpman was a woman who had a great many friends and all wl; of her demise. be sorry to hear At the meeting of Fair Haven W. P. T. IJ., No. 2, held at Its hall, 17 Grand B.venuo, yesterday afternoon, the pres- Mont, Mrs. Meeker, presided. Much of tho session was occupied In planning noon was a pleasant one and the for tho' Easter stile, which Is to be held ( prizes were awarded as follows: First nt the society's hull. Monday evening, prize, pH(r of long white kid gloves, 'April 13. Supper will bo served at the t Mrp, ylt jr. 0; second prize, mio usual hour. The sale will Include fancy Mf dozen cut. glass dishes, to Mrs. artlces, home-made cake and candy, i ir, Alcorn; third prize, dainty toffee, aprons and other articles. . The J handkerchief ti Mrs. Steven Warren, chairman of tho committee Is Mm. I .. , Jesslo Richmond, Supper will be served this evening "" jat t! 'o'clock, In tho parish rooms of William Mann, tho lad who was bit-i St. James' church by the Woman's ten In the lug by a. dog Wednesday, In ! guilt.. All are !r.v;t ' u i.ttetid. getting along very well. Ho resides at 11 Plllmoro street. I Mrs. Juno llondley is ill at her Oround was broken In Blntehley ave- Jiun yesterday for tho new chapel,! whloh Is to bo built for St. Hose's par- lsh. This will be a temporary struclure j end a permanent, structure will ho built later. It Is expected tho chapel will be feady for occupancy In about two months. Tho Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 1A. J. Boren of State street, Is III with imeumonlu. Charles II. Webber and family, who liavo been residing In Providence dur n gtho winter, havo returned to their Iiome lu Qulnnlpluc. avenue. Mr. Web ber Is In tho employ of the Nurnigan Mt Hay Oyster company. mm," Pn .lmw '(Tf"FHTrtnrT! street 'en Uitui'tttlucd tho mcnibcra of. the Fulr Haven Linen Whist club afternoon, yesterday L. A. T, Blnko of Quliuilpiao. nvc niK! has returned from a week's bus Inoss trip, Irving Harrison of Atwaler street, who was operated on for appendicitis, wan reported to be resting easily yes terday. Steamer Spark, belonging to C. K. I'arnielee, when at work down the harbor broki' her shaft and l.s now laid up for repairs. The steamer had been loading tho schooner Kva Lewis of Long Island, which Is to sail for Nnrragansott bay with oysters to plant. Hubert Kill will be In charge of tho Sunday afternoon meeting of tho W. C. T. V. No. 2. Rev. 11. H. r. Slerrett of Trinity church will preach In tho united Len ten services at firaco church this evening at 7:45 o'clock, Flags on the school houses wero flying yesterday In memory of Thnmns Jefferson, who was born on that date, 1743. ' James II. King and wife of Fair Haven Heights, who have beenl stay ing In southern Franco tho past win ter, havo Just left Montono for Liver pool. They havo been away since Oc tober. The parish aid society served sup per at St. James" church lost evening. Mrs. names of Fair Haven Heights has presented a large oak easy chair to the Senior Loyal loglcm of Fair Ha-j von In memory of her son, Clarence. Officers have been elected by Co. F, Senior L. T. L us follows: Prod dent, Goorgo P. Hansen; vice presl ilent, Frank 11. Mahler; secretary, Edith T. Tlce; treasurer, Burton A. Oesner; captain, Josephine Wruck; marshal, John W. Dennett; first lieu tenant, William O. Tlce; second lieu "-"". Anna, muck; ensigns, Grace L. Small. Alice M. Clifford; chorestor, Alice L, Leila M. Tien. Mahler; organist, About 100 people attended the par- CPl Party at the home of Mrs. C. F. Miss Ruth Terrel, who teach s In fvoryton. Is spending her Faster va cation with her parents on Whilloy avenue. Miss Harriet Fuller was given a very pleasant April fool surprise par- ty at her home In Central avenue, Wednesday evening, b'y a number of her friends. Tho affair was a com- pleto surprise and the evening was passed In playing many games per taining to the occasion. Those pres ent were the Misses Bessie , Hubboll, Msy Fuller, Carolyn Voorhees, Holctta Fiirnhnm, Rachel Olmstead, Anneva Fnrnham, Rachnel Fuller, Eleanor Cooper, Harriet Fuller, and the Messrs. Frederick Tyler, John Hlce, Raymond Downs, Hnyntnn Voorhees, Cleveland Rico,' Harold Pond, Fart Hnssett, Kent Bradley and Gerald Burnham. i C. M. Leo, who for the past two years has held a. position In the j 0pom(.,,.(. Tn(,i Co., has given up his j po(,tf,n nrrP nnn- Kno to his home In Itockvllle, Conn. The lust meeting of the season of tho "Whist club" was held nt the I home of Mrs. Steven Warren on Aid- en avenue, Wednesday afternoon, j Mrs. Charles Lincoln and Mrs. War- were the hostesses. The ufter- home on Fountain street. ' Chier of Police WhUdey has np- pointer. .1 ',,',!( Ahorn as day policeman, and Whildey Is now on duly us night policeman. The chief has planned so that till thro police men will g'l on tiny duty part of tho time. BRANFORD, (Special JoiirmiM iurpr News frcrvlor.) Branford, April 3. William J. O'Brien, of New Haven, delivered a very Interesting address In (5. A. It. hall this evening, his subject being "John Bnrry... the Founder of the American Navy." The address was under the nusplces of Mason Rogers pout, U, A. II., uud members of Hie Relief corps and also of tho United Spanish War Veterans wero present iiy special Invitation. Lenten devotions were held In the Tabor .Swedish Lutheran church this evening. To-morrow evening the Stations of the Cross will bo recited In St. Mary's church, and the usual Friday evening services will bo held In tho three churches on tho green. Commencing next Sunday evening Borvlces at nil three places of worship on the green will begin at 7:30 In stead of 7 o'clock, as has been the hour during the winter months. Mrs. J. D. Danlelson, who spent a few days at her former homo In Dan bury, has returned to her homo on Hopson avenue. The matter of leasing tho top floor In Hosley block was discussed at tho regular meeting of Wldow'B Son lodge No. til), A. F. and A. M., last evening, but no definite action was taken. Officer William J. McKee has been appointed dog warden of tho borough by V. T. Hammer, warden of tho bor ough. Mrs. Frank S. Hrndloy, of Church street, Is convalescing from her re cent serious Illness. The Brnnford Oun club held Its first shoot of tho season yesterday afternoon. Attorney Frank J. Kinney has ren dered his administration account as administrator of tho estate of the late Mary K. Pero, and tho hearing there on will be heard In the Uranford pro bate court at nn early date. Mrs. William E. Bailey, of East Ha ven, was the guest of friends In town yesterday. Tho selectmen have posted tho usu al notices requiring all dogs to bo reg istered on or before May' 1. Mlzpeh circle of the Baptist church met yesterday afternoon with Miss Ethel Moore, of Hopson avenue. SOUTHINGTON, (Sprelnl Jonrnnl-Cuurlrr n Service.) Soullilngton. April 2. There was an other burglary early this morning but was of a slight nature. About 1 o'clock a young local smashed the window and took nil that was In reaching distance. Tho Intruder Is well known and the authorities have not yet decided what to do with him. A number of younn men In town am to be prosecuted by Superintendent Col lins of the Connecticut company. Since coining to Sonthlngton Mr. Collins has been continually annoyed by the break ing of electric lights but has always al lowed the matter to pass over without any action. The tlm has now en mo when action Is to supplant warning, and he 1ms handed the matter over to Officer Timothy Foley. One night Ian week a number of young men who were returning from a party broke all the lights along the street. Last evening ton couples enjoyed a masquerade pnrty at the home of Mis Viola Ttexroth In I'lantsvllle. a very pleasant evening was passed. . Those who went to enjoy the opening nf the trout season yesterday and to day were rewarded with very fine catches. The rinntsvllle Baptist church met last evening and the yearly report was hearo. 11 showed the church was In tin" standing and after paying the debts a surplus remains. The .following trus tees were elected: J. II. Baldwin. George Bond, A. M. Lewis, Walter I'rati. and William Muner. Following are the officers: Moderator. J. H. Bald win; treasurer, A. M. Lewis; .clerk, George Bond, and collector, Louise No ble. MILFORD (ftprclnl Journol-r'nnrler Kciti Service) Mllford, Conn., April 2. George H. Merwln Is confined to his home at Meadows' End with tho grip. Mrs. Karnes Nyebray returns to her home In New York city to-day, after a visit with her mother, Mrs. Clara Woods, at Burw ell's Bench, Woodmont. Mrs. Woods Is convalescing after an attack of pneumonia at the home of Ivr daughter, Mrs. E. B, Burwell. Tho Rev. F. 0. Todd, curate of Trini ty thurch, Hartford, preaches In St. Peter's church this evening. The meeting of the Junior league will be held on Friday afternoon,' at 3:45 o'clock In the Methodist chapel. ! The Sunshine society meets In the parish house, on Friday afternoon, di rectly alter school. Miss Medora Beardsley nf New Ha i Haven spent yesterday In the Central school, teaching drawing. Mls Beard sley was the guest of her tirundfathor, Hon. Charles W. Beurdsley. Mrs. Samuel Canlleld (Mls Ethel Ford) who has been the guest of her pu rents, Capt. and Mrs. K, L. Ford on Gulf street, has returned to her home Iti Bethlehem, Conn. The First and the Plymouth churches lll hold their prayer meetings on Friday, at 8 p. in., and the Methodist church a cluss meeting at the sauir time. Miss Hose Tibialis Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. William II. Chadderlon at their home, Woodbine cottage. Mrs. William F. Tlbbals of West Park Place Is the guest of friends In Reading, I'enn. Mr. and Mrs. Edward J lampion of Bridgeport have returned to their homo on Maple avenue, Mllford. A democratic caucus will be held In the town hall on Friday evening. (Dole gales to the democratic state conven tion to be held on April 2S and in In New Haven will be chosen at the cau cus. The reception nf the Tuesday After noon club will bo given on April 9, In tho parlors of tuu First church. A number of young ladles will be tho ushers on this occasion. The guests will be received by tho officers of tho club. A short program will be given, and a good social time will prevail. Tho seniors of tho Mllford high school have solected Miss Erina Comp ton, Miss Elsie Smith, Miss May Shan ley, William Ford and Archie Watt to act as the committee for the dance to be given In the town luill on Saturday evening, April 25. All the stoves In town are now kept open until 8 o'clock each evening. The schudulo will bo observed until tho full. Miss Helen Allen Is confined to her homo with an attack of the measles. Mrs. William Piatt of Broad street spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Alson Leavenworth. Their little daugh ter, Miss Clara, celebrated her fourth birthrday anniversary. Tho little lady was assisted In tho celebration by ten children, and ten older friends, (lames wero enjoyed In Iho afternoon. A birth day supper with two birthday cakes was served early. Clara received many pretty remembrances In honor of her anniversary. Miss Adanols Bailey gave a recital In tho First church parlors on Wednesday evening. Her readings wero selections from "Tho Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary," and the Impersonations were very good. Miss Bailey received many flattering comments on her excellent work. Mrs. Kate Hawkins Is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Edward L. Ovlatt, West Main street. Mrs. Nathan Gunn Is 111 at her home on Zlon's Hill. WALL1NGF0RD NEWS l Twelve Taken Into the Grange Three-Man Team Bow ing League Formed. (Sperlnl Journal-Courier Xenn Service.) Walllngford, April 2. At the meeting of the Walllngford grange, held this evening In Wallace block, twelve can didates were administered tho first and second degrees.' At tho meeting next week Thursday evening they will be given tho third and fourth degrees. And a supper and a dance will be held af ter tho Initiations aro over. The candi dates who were put through the first and second degrees to-night comprised the following: John jt. Burghoff, George Peers, Miss Edna Edcll, Miss Maude Curtlss, Miss Mary Simpson, Miss Helen Tyler, Mrs. J. R. Burghoff, Mrs, George Peers, Miss Charlotte Simpson, Lcroy Ieonnrd, Miss Sadio Anthony, and Alton Hyde. New Bowling League. A three-men team bowling league Is being formed for April and four teams have already been entered. Tho leaguo games will be played nt the Woodbine alleys, nnd any bowler who wishes to enter should hand his name to Frank Ray. The teams entered so far are as fol lows: Frank Roy, captain; Eugene Dray and William Purctll. John Cottrlil, captain; Harry Bar tholomew and Clayton Andrews. Mr. Haywood, captain; Charles Treat and Mr. Mills. Joseph O'Conncll, captain; William Parker and Frank Morris. Attorney Fowler on Tai Oikcs. Attorney o. H. D. Fowler of this place hus been retained with Alfred B. Aubrey of Merlden as counsel for tho Citizens' league In the well known test tax cases which are being tried In Mer lden. A Merlden man In speaking of the league securing the services of a Walllngford lawyer said: "Mr. Fowler has had experience In these (x cases In his homo town and In a public official capacity ho has drawn complaints against Walllng ford delinquents." Magic, at Congregational ( liurch To iilKM. Hendrli'kson, the magician, and shadowgraphlst who will he at the Con gregational church to-morrow evening (Friday) has gained a reputation of giving clean and delightful entertain ments. In addition 'to mnglo and shadowgrsphy he will give smoke, rag and novelty pictures. lAhout thirty members nf the Young Men's Athletic duh left this evening for Merlden on a straw ride In one of C. B. Terrell's 'busses at 7 o'clock, fin arrival In Merlden (hey were tho guests of the Wsverly club nnd played the second round of tho tournament with that club. . Mrs. Frank W. Phelps entertained at her home nn North Whittlesey avenue this evening In honor of her guests, Mrs. Frank Tracy nnd Miss Edith Tracy of South Coventry, Conn. Whist was played during tho evening. After tho card contest was over a dalnly col lation was solved. A most enjoyable evening was pnssed by the ladles pros ent. Bev. A, P. dreenleaf delivered a ser mon In Nnugatuck this evening. : Company K will hold their annual field day at Cook's range, Saturday, May 9. The entire day will bo devot ed to rifle practice and Instruction In the use and rare of the rllle, Includ ing the nomenclature of the rifle parts, tho handling of the magazine, maga zine cut out and safety lock, the set ting nf sights, adjust Ing of gauges, mid how to properly load, aim, and fire the piece nt varying distances; thin will bo done under the supervision of tho ord nance officer, Friendship encampment, I. O. O. F., will meet In Wallace block to-morrow evening. The rleasuro Seekers' Dancing duh gave a. Leap Year social nt Judd's hall this evening. About 2,1 couples took part In thn grand march which started at 8 o'clock. Cheyenne council, D. of P., meottt to morrow evening at tho Masonic hall. Walllngford leaguo basket ball games will be played at the Temperance hall to-morrow evening. Tabs vs. Y. M. A. C.-, Independents vs. Company K. F. L. Lathrop will leave to-morrow - IS? morning, to attend the Methodist 'con ference to be held at the Hanson place, M. E. church in Brooklyn. X. V. Ho Is a delegato from tho local Methodist church. A bill was ordered reported yester day In tho senate nt Washington, by tho senato committee on buildings and grounds for a $75,000 postolnoe build ing for Walllngford. Tho Village Improvement society will meet to-morrow afternoon at Mrs. B. F. Harrison's, 91 Xorth Main street. Vni'Sl DENT'S riCACK .METHODS. Finplia.'-I.OM Policy of OhYrlnff Olive Branch Willi Mulled Hand. Washington, April 2. Senator Over, man, of Norfh Carolina, to-day Intro duced to President Roosevelt Payne Davis, president of tho North Carolina Peace society, who Invited tho presi dent to address the arbitration and peace congress to be held nt Wilming ton. N. C, the first week In May, this being the first anniversary of the so ciety. The president did not signify whether or not ho would be able to attend tho congress, but expressed In emphatic language his approval of the program of the North Carolina society on ndeqiinto armament and effective arbitration, After promising his as sistance In every possible way to make effective this program tho president said, In part; "As things nctually nre at tho pres ent day, wo aro helpless to further tho cause of peace rind of effective Inter national arbitration, unless to Just and peaceable Intentions we add a stout heart and a strong arm and this means military and naval prepared ness for war to a far greater degree than Is at present the case. , With this purpose In view, 1 am now nego tiating nrhltratlo ntrentles with tho va rious nations of tho world; and the senate Is ratifying them. 1 most hon estly hope nt the same time, as nn even more Important step towards peace, tho present congress will pro vide for four battleships nnd a sutn dent number nf colliers, and for the thorough fortification of Ilnwall and tiuantanamo." NARROW ESCAPE FOR TRAIN. IrfK'oinotlvc Drive Into ('(dorado Oorgo Through Burning Bridge. Buena Vista, Cob, April 2,-A Col orado Midland passenger train with 100 passengers yesterday barely es caped destruction nt a burning bridge at Vale siding. After prompt applica tion of tho air brakes the engineers of both locomotives leaped for their liver, The conches stopped at the brink nf a precipice, but tho two locomotives fell to the bottom of tho gorge. The hag gnge car extended several feet over tho edge of the chasm. No ono was In jured. Passengers were transferred, and continued on their Journeys. PAINTERS OPT I'Oll HOLIDAY. SprlnghVId .Men Slrlke for Half Day Off With Full Week's Pay. Spilngflelil. Mass.. April 2. KnlloVln a final tet'ual tills morning of Ihe master painters to grant Saturday half holidays with pay for a, full week, the Journeymen painters In practically all tho shops In the oily quit work. About .tan men are mi strike. The master painters are Importing men to (alto Ih.i places of the strikers. Ulth sides ex press confidence of winning, Thirty, three nf the busses havo declared fir, the open shop. INFORMATION About n Itolluhlo Medicine. We want, the people nf Now Haven, Conn., to know that wo holleve tho tiKMt valuable cod liver preparation the best tonic reennstructor, heallli restorer and strength creator known to medicine to-day Is Vlnol. Vlnol la not u patent medicine tin everything It contains Is named on the lahol of every bottle. Wo guaran tee Vlnol contains beside tonic Iron all of the medicinal, curative and body building elements of cod liver oil actually taken from fresh cods' livers, but without, a drop of the useless oil to clog the system, upset the stomach and retard Its work. This Is why Vlnol Is so far superior to old-fashioned cod liver oil and emulsions, Vlnol Is guaranteed by over five thousand lending druggists of the I'nUed Slates to create health nnd strength for old people, weak, sickly women nnd children, nursing mothers, and after a severe sickness, and for hacking coughs, chronic colds, bron chitis and throat and lung troubles. Try Vlnol on our guarantee. Hull's: Corner Drug Stores, Cor. State and Chapel Hts., (.'nr. . I Inward and .Con gress Avcd., Xcw Haven, Conn, Soda Crackers that crackle as good Crackers should Uneeda Biscuit With meals for meals between meals In dust tight, Neper sold in bulk. NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY POLITICAL STRIKE. Rryan Populists Tlircuten in Walk Out I'iiIcsm lender Is Nominated. St. Louis, Mo., April 2. The Nebras ka delegation, which Is trying to ef fect a postponement of the populist na tional convention In the Interests of W. J. Bryan, made no progress to-day, and neither did the convention, oxcepl as to speeches. After two sessions were bold, at the conclusion of Svhleh permanent organization had not been effected, tlio convention adjourned until to-morrow. Admirers of Bryan will contlnuo their efforts to have the convention post poned until after tho national demo cratic convention meets In Denver on July 7. The first contest came at the after noon session. A. M. Walling of Ne braska vigorously protested against the manner In which tho members of the committee on credentials were chosen. Ho said no ninn had any right to serve on that committee, or to hold a seat In the convention unless be could show- proper credentials. Mr. Walling averred that many of the delegates were seir-appoinicn. ana nan no ere dentlals from any state or orgnnlza Hon His protests were fruitless and he was vott-d down. Hut the Nebraska delegates are de termined, and they say they will bolt If the convention attempts to place a ticket In the field now. Mr. Walling said to-night,: , "Nebraska Is In earnest about this matter, and we shall bolt If the con vention attempts to nominate Thorns k. watson or any onn else. We aro not atone lor we have assurances Hint Mm nnesola, Georgia and possibly Michigan anu isunsas win wane out when we do,' PROVIDENT CHANGES HANDS. Mfe Insurance Company Goes from Philadelphia o New York. New York, April 2. Control of tho Provident Savings Life Assurance so ciety passed to-day from the J. J. Coylc syndicate of Philadelphia to the hanking Interests of this city which re cently obtained most of the stock of the Institution. lAt tho nnnual meeting of the stock holders to-day, three new directors rep resenting thn new regime were elected to succeed three represcntatlvs of the Coyle Interests. The new directors are: William H. Taylor, vice-president of the Bowling Green Trust company, and a director of tho Mercantile Na tional Bank; E. R. Chapman, head of tho firm of E. R. Chapman & Co., and Royal Victor, of the law firm of Sulli van ami Crotn,well. On April 16 there will be a meeting of the directors of the society for the election of a president of tho society. REPRESENTATIVE HEPBURN ILL Washington, April 2. Representa tive i Hepburn, of Iowa, chairman of tho committee on Interstate and for eign commerce and one of the best known members of congress, was stricken last night with an attack of heart trouble, For several hours his condition was extremely critical. He Is better to-day. ; 61IOWINO FRAME. . COUCH MADE TV. OHLt rinwi- Qrx.tJU COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS. t GREATEST VALUES MOST .LIBERAL TERMS. , TheH. VI. Bullard Co. CREEN FIX THEM NOW! Tel. 2141. Lnst year's screens arc all right with a few tacks nntl a coat of our Lowo Brother Screen Paint. Anyone ran use It. It makes thn screens look like new and adds another year to their vitality. Two colors Mark and green. Quarts, plnls, half-pints. Thompson & Belden, 396-398 State St. Soda THEFT CHARGES NOW "Dr." Brand Will Have Five Counts Made Against Him To-day. . When the case of Frank B, Brand, charged with two counts of practicing medicine without a license comes up In the city court this morning after a continuance there will be added to It' five counts of theft, the warrants lrv which will be served this morning. All the cases are the outcome of pay ment of fees to this man for which the complainants claim they have not received any . returns. Two . are brought by the two' parties In whose name ' the previous counts were brought, Mrs. Israel Goldberg, alleg ing that she had given Brand $17, and Bessie Mlttog, 22. The other counts are it. Herman, ;j; Hainan tvaui man, $31, and a man whose name on the oomnlaW reads Simon onlv. tZO. When asked last nlglit If any direct complaints of practice which had re sulted In harm to the patients had come In' Sergeant Dennchy declared none had yet been received. The sev en counts presented are likely, )o re sult In a considerable' Jail sentence If the court finds Brand guilty. Brand has been mndo defendant In two suit". One was brought by Josephine Howler, who had been em ployed by Brand as nurse. She claims that $200 are due her for wages. Con-' stable Maley Wednesday attached Brand's eurglcal Instruments In the suit. ; . The other suit Is brought by Morris X. Alderman, a furniture dealer In Congress ayenue. He fitted up three rooms and an oftlre for Brand an,d was promised payment In three days. He received In payment a worthless cheek. JHIN'ISTER ACCUSED. Jlll"lllll l'iiimni, iiik'i u iui ija" tensive Financial Irregularities. ' St. Petersburg, April .2. The Reclt publishes a' vicious attack unon M. Pavloff, the former Russian minister to Korea, accusing hltn of extensive finan cial Irregularities In connection with the provisioning of Port Arthur and the evacuation of that place by the n...al.. BnMliirn uf.nt tlta wa( . Tf la 'alleged that he charged the govern ment almost double prices, as compar ed with the amount asked by private companies who afterward undertook the work. A commission of the war' ministry has been Investigating the matter since the war, but up till now the results of that Investigation have not been published. We have just received another shipment of those STEEL COUCH BEDS. Regular $8.00 Couch. cai r DDirc l Qd PAINT