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ESTABLISHED 18RS,
GERMAINE LICEASE,
Central Falls License Board
Upheld By the Court.
Safe In a Providence Drug
Store Rifled Last Night.
Several Cases In Whick 'Pawtucket People
#re Interested---Notes.
A decisivn was handéed down this morn
‘ing in ther Appellate Court sustaining the
'position *taken by she License Commis
‘sioners wf Central Falls. The point at
fssue was the Peter Germain case. Rev.
L. G. Horton, the representative of the
Citizem,’ League, appeared before the
Boardmf License ©ommissioners and ob
jected' Lo Germain 'being granted a license
for tls: present liwense yearr The License
Boarf refused the prayer of Rev. Mr. Hor
ton,xund granted:the license to Germain to
sell liquors at the Lincoln House, CUemtral
Falls,
Rov. Mr. Horwon, in his argument before
the board, claimed that Germaiu’s place
had been raided by the police department,
and had been eonvicted in the lower court,
consequently was not eligible, within the
meaning of the law, to have a license.
"lawyer Robimson, on behalf of Germain,
raised the issue that the Linceln Board
bad no power to refusea license in as
much as Germain had taken am appeal to
. the higher caurt for a final decision in the
matter. Mr. Robinson, at the time, made
a very strong argument upon this point,
and was upbeid by many leading lawyers
of the state. :
Rev. Mr. Horton was not satisfied with
the ruling ‘of the License Board, and
brought preceedings in the Appellate Court
to test the legality of the rulings. About
two weéeks ‘ago the case was .argued by
Lawyer Williiams for Rev. Mr. Horton, and
by City Sojicitor Bosworth for'the License
Board.
The case was taken under censideration
by the Court, which this merning sus
tained the License Board im its rulings
held the first of the year. Sewveral other
cases of a similar nature are pending at
the present Lime, and this discussion will
quash all further proceedings in regard to
them.
Pawtucket Case iu Court,
The case of H. M, Arnold and Son, liv
eryinen of < his city, against J. H. Kicrick,
was heard én the Common Pleas Division
of the Supreme Court this morning. The
suit is te recover board for a bhorse and
costs.
Robbed the Fate.
The drag store of J. M. Fenner, at 706
Cranston etreet, was entered sometime
during last night, and the safe was re
lieved of money to the amount of §2OO.
No explosives were used, the burglars
working the combination withont going
to extremes. The job was evidently done
by amateurs.
Plead Not Guilts.
In the Sixth District Court this morn
ing Michadl Smith, who was arrested for
attempting .to criminally assault Kate
Gesperry, wes arraigned. He pleaded not
guilty and fhis case was set for a hearing
on Friday morning. He was required to
furnish §l6OO bond for his appearamce for
trial.
Petition For Divorse.
The petition of Mary A. Ward fora di
vorce from her husband, Thomas Ward, a
well-known - politician of the third mard,
was heard this morning in the Supseme
Court., The gharges against the defend
ant were oontinued drunkenness -and
cruelty. The :petition was granted, &nd
Ward will contribute alimony smounting
to §3 a week for: the support ot she chld.
Isstiliation of Officers. |
The recently elected officers of ithe Oen
¢ tral Falls Drusn Corps were instdlled at a
meeting held yesterday afternoen. Tke
- following is a:list. of the officers installed :
President, Thomas McGuire; leader, K
ward Kiernam; secretary, John ¥Feeney;
assistant leader, George Dawson; ganitor.
James Again. The Drum Corps has head
quarters at Roem §,. Jacques-Cartier Hall,
Broud street. .
Keep Salvation Ofl .'n the gymmesium.|
It is & sovereign remly for cuts, strains,
bruises and sprains, iv which acrobats and
athletes are liable at :sll times. lltim the
greatest cure on enrth(for pain; 25 cents.
«One price only—the same to e¢verybody-and
plajaly marked on tix instruments.
MUSIC BOXES
FOR THZ LITTLE ONES.
Than the music box there
are few articles which afford
more pleasure to fittle ones.
In appearance, they are very
attractive, the covers being
ncatly enameled in beautifully
colored designs of flowers and
scenes.
This season’s stock has been
selected from the best Swiss
makes, and many of the boxes.
contain the late popular tunes.
Prices range from 50c. to $5.
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PAWITUCKET, R. 1., MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 30, 15%6.
THE SOLDIERS’ MONUMENT
MODEL WILL BE CAST AT THE
GORHAM WORKS WEDNESDAY.
Mayor Tiepke Has Signed the Resolution Pro
. viding For Foundation.
Nothing new stands in the way of begin
ning work on the foundation for the
soldiers’ monument in Wilkinson’s Park.
The resolution making an appropriation of
$lOOO to complete this work has passed
both branches of the City Council, and to
day Mayor Tiepke signed the resolution
making it operative.
It is the intention to start the work with
out further delay, as it is essential to have
the feundation laid before the frost sets in
the ground. The date for dedication is
Memorial Day, and arrangements for this
most important event are already being
discussed by the committee of the Ladies’
Soldiers’ Memorial Association.
W. Granville Hastings, the sculptor, has
completed the model, and it will be taken
to'tlee foundry in preparation for casting
Wednesday. This being the case, Mr.
Hastings kindly invites the members of
the Ladies’ Soldiers’ Memorial Association,
His Honor the Mayor, the members of the
City Council, the Park Commission and
the comrades of the Grand Army of the
Republic to visit his studio at the estab
lishment of the Gorbam Manufacturing
Co., tomorrow to inspect the model. Such
a visit will, no doubt, afford rare pleasure.
MR. SWEET RETIRES.
‘He Faithfully Served Woomsocket as City
Engineer for Two Years.
Arthur R. Sweet, formerly of this city,
where he is well and faverably known,
' has severed his connection as a city offi
cial of Woonsocket and intends to come
either to this city or Providence, where he
will locate in business. For the past two
years Mr. Sweet has served Woonsocket
faithfully as City Engizeer, Bridge En
gineer and as Superintendent of SBewers.
One of Mr. Sweet’s undertakings in
Woonsocket, which will stand as a monu
ment to his skill as an engineer, was the
construction of the handsome bridge at
Court street. It is understood that the
fortunes of politics cause Mr. Bweet’s re
tirement from office.
While Mr. Sweet has received several
good offers to fill various positions in his
line, his present intention is to open an
office in either Providence or Pawtucket
and not have his income and tenure of
office depend on politics.
PERSONAL MENTION.
Mrs. James Carey of this city is visiting
her mother, Mrs. Doran of Fall River.
Dr. Richard Brown of New London, Ct.,
was in the city Saturdsy, visiting rela
tives.
William H. Poole and wife have returned
from a brief visit to friends at North
Scituate.
Among the Pawtucket people who were
visiting at Milford, Mass,, the past week
were Mrs. George Armstrong, Miss Delia
Armstrong and Mrs. Edna Ladd.
Rev. Napoicon LeClere, formerly of St.
John’s Church, Woeedlawn, and now of
Wocensocket, has received an appointment
as ope of the board of examiners of teach
ers at the Rhode Island State Normal
Scheol. G
Pawtucket people registered at New
York hotels the past week included R. S.
Emesgson, C. A. Emerson, F. A. Jillson,
Adam Sutcliffe, George H. Webb, A. C.
Messler, Charles A. leckie and William
P. Deaupsey.
Cards have been receaived in this city an
nouncing the recent marriage of John
Flatley. whose parents reside. on Weeden
street,to Miss Sarah Canavan.of Rochester,
N. H. Mr. and Mrs. Flatley are at present
residing at Forest Hill,a suburb of Boston.
There gniled for Liverpool from Bosten
Saturday on the steamer Pavonia, the fol
lowing Pswtucket people: Mrs. Mary A.
Hollax), Mrs. Alice Dean and son, Charles
E. Dean; Nrs. Margaret Mamin and four
children, Henry, John, Katie and Francis.
The passages were furnished by M. Moy.
The numbker of marriages celebrated in
Pawtucket and vicinity within a few
weeks are evidence not enly thet cupid
has been unusually busy, hut of confidence
in the future. So many matrimonial
barks wwould .hardly have been launched
were a eontimuation of hard times ex
pected.
Frank Conpsughton, the well ;known
base ball player, who made many,{riends
in this city while a member of the Paw
tucket team, was married the past week to
Miss Emma Bateman of Clinton, Mass.,
Ahe ceremony taking place at the resjdence
.ef the bride’s parents. Connaughtor has
aigned with ghe Kansas City team for.mext
Aeason.
The Last Sad Rites.
Francis, the son of Luke and émn
Gibney was buried yesterday afternosn
from his pareuts residence on Feuntgin
street.
This was the young two months’ olf
child who was found smethered in bed.
Wfi;.yfit}fefi(isf .‘;‘_ ;l;;‘t'sfmily nwi ere to
consode the distracted parents in thclr;
hour of affliction.
Among those in attendanee were a num
ber of friends and relatives from Pascoag.
The barial took place at Mount BSt.
Mary’s cemetery, and the funeral arrange
ments were in charge of T. J. Crane.
Rellef in Six Hours.
Distressing Kidney and Bladder diseases
relléeved in #six hours by the “NEW GREAT
SOUTH AMERICAN KIDNEY CURE.” This new
remedy is a great surprise on nccoust of its
exceeding promptness in relieving pain in
the biadder, kidueys, back and every paed of
the urinary passages in mule or female, It
relieves retention of water and pain in pass
ing it almost immediately. If you want quiek
relief and cure, this is your remedy. Sold by
Fisx & Co., Druggists, Pawtucket, R, I,
GOV, JEARY' GRAVE
His Relatives Endeavoring
to Locate His Remains.
Search Has Been Made of the
Spot in Rear of City Hall, -
The Body Was Interred in June, 1831--Now
Thought to Be In Mineral Spring Cemetery.
The search for ihe remains of Joseph
Jenks, at one time Governor of this State,
was continued by Mr. Henry F. Jenks this
morning in Mineral Spring cemetery, but
nothing definite resulted.
Saturday afternoon Capt. Jenks, accom
panied by Thomas E. Beggy, William H.
Phinney, Jesse G. Barber, Hiram C. Jenks
and Robert Grieve visited the old cemetery
which formerly existed between High and
North Main streets. Mr. Phinney, who is
an old resilent of Pawtucket and familiar
with this portion of the city, led tae way
and located the spot where the remains of
the Governor had formerly lain. The place
is about 10 feet east of the site purchased
for the new Masonie Temple.
After a laborer, under direction of Mr.
Berry had dug about four feet the head of
the grave was discovered, evidently Mr.
Phinney’s remarkable memory had served
him correctly. The only traces discovered
were nails covered with a coating of rust,
shreds of cloth and what Mr. Berry pro
nounced, as an expert in such matters, de
cayed wood. The few bones found would
seem to indicate that the remains, or the
greater part of them had been removed.
This morning the search was resumed by
Capt. Jenks and Supt. Berry in Mineral
Spring cemetery at a place in the northern
portion of the cemetery, where Mr. Jenks
had been told the remains had been in
terred after their removal. The result was
unsatisfactory and no traces were found.
- In an interview with a TRIBUNE reporter
this afternoon, Henry F. Jenks said:
‘ “Owing to unfavorable conditions this
morning I was unable to make as thorough
‘asearch in Mineral Spring cemetery as I
desired. Mr. Berry and myself found
nothing, but if the weather perinits be
fore winter sets in, the norther poriion of
the cemetery will be thoroughly searched.
I am inclined to believe that the remains
of Governor Jenks were taken from the
old burying ground in the '4os, and prob
ably taken to Mineral Spring.
“I have spent years in looking the mat
ter up, but this is the first satisfactory
evidence 1 bave received. The statements
o 1 the people &ho bave given me fuforma
tion have been so contradictory that it
was useless to investigate. I am now of
the opinion that part of the remains were
taken from the old burying ground and
'not reinterred as claimed by many old
residents.”™
A NOVEL FEATURE.
James Maloeney Wins a Prize for Dancing
at the Opera House.
Manager Spitz introduced a novel fea
ture on Saturday night. At the conclu
sion of the regular bill a prize dancing
contest toek place between James Maloney
of Central Falls and Charles Reynolds of
Providence. The dancing of both men
was good, and the large audience remained
to see the eutcome. The §l5 purse was
won by Maleney, who danced very grace
fully. The introduction by the manage
ment of various specialties between the
acts, thus aveiding any waiting for the
curtain on the part of the audience, is
meeting with popular favor. This week
specialties will be given by May Howard,
Charles Dickson, harpist; Lew Palmer and
Joe Morrisy, comedian. The ‘‘Pert, the
Girl Detective,” is the attration offered for
the first three days of this week.
City Brieflets.
~ The first ladies’ auxiliary of the A. O. H.
in this State was organized last night at a
largely attended meeting which was held
in this city. Abeut 40 members joined, and
Miss Mary O’Neill was elected president.
The police last night made a raid on the
. Roger Williams hetel and placed the pro
jprietor and bartender under arrest on the
«wharge of selling liguor on Sunday. The
Wictor hotel was also rdided and two ar
mests made.
Why Is It
ftcatarrh is a blood disease, as some wlaim,
that physicians frequently advise change of
sinand climate for these suffering? Oatarrh
s aclimatic affeetion, antl nothing dut a
loed! remedy or a ehamge of climate willcure
it. Ely’s Cream Balm 1s so efficientas to do
away with the neeessity of leaving home and
friemis, causing instant relief and is a real
cure of catarrh.
} Terrell Gains Asether Foint,
Wasltington, Nov. 28.—The depami
‘ment of state is advised officially that
through the efforts of Minister Terrell
at Consatantinople, the wall of Aleppo has
been instructed by the Turkisk govern
ment Lo permit boys of that villayet te
g 0 to Tarsus to attend the schovl of the
St. Paul institute, a college condmoted by
American miesionaries.
Teuched High Water Mark.
Washington, Nov. 28-—-The god re
serve yesterday touched high water
mark for the ppwsent administration. It
is, Indeed, higher than at any time gince
the close of 1881, 15 months before the
present administration took ofiice, and
eight months before the election of 1882
Election In Sante Domingo
Washington, Nov. 28.—Consul Grimke
reports to the state department #from
Banto Domingo that Presldent Hureraux
was re-elected for a term of folir years
9t the election of Nov.land 2
Advertise yonr wants in THE TRIBUNE.
WHOLE FAMILY CREMATED
FIVE PERSONS BURNED TO DEATH
IN AN EARLY MORNING FIRE,
All the Bodies Were Recovered in a Horribly
Charred Condition.
yerry, N. Y., Nov. 30.—The home or
Luther Greenman, a farmer, four miles
northeast of this village, was destroyed
by fire yesterday morning, and the en
tire family, consisting of five persons,
were burned to death.
The fire was discovered shortly after
8 o'clock by a neighbor named Thomp
son. He rushed to the house and tried
to gain an entrance, but was driven back
by the flames, which had complete pos
session of the bullding.
The dead are: Luther Greenman,
aged 40; Mrs. Greenman, aged 37; Alme
Greenman, aged 8; Lottie Greenman,
aged 3, and Arthur Greenman, aged 11
months.
The building was entirely consumed.
Coroner Wilson, when he arrived, headed
a search for the remains of the family.
All of the bodies were recovered in a
horribly charred condition, The fire was
undoubtedly caused by a defective stove
pipe.
County Treasury Robbed.
Dallas, Nov. 30.—At the hour of mid
night five pistol shots in rapid succes
sion in the vicinity of the courthouse
atiracted the police to that building.
W. E. Coe, county treasurer, was found
in his office with blood oozing from a
wou.id in the back of the head. He was
in a dazed condition and very excited
frame of mind. He said that he had been
working very late in order to get the af
fairs of office In shape to retire in favor
of his successor. At midnight two men
appeared, and one placed a gun to his
temple and ordered him to open the
vault. He did so, and all the valuable
papers and contents of the inner vault
were examined by one of the robbers.
After placing a considerable sum of
money in a canvas sack the robbers
withdrew from the vault. Coe seized hils
pistol and shot at the robbers. The lat
ter returned the fire, hitting the treasurer
ir the back of the head, inflicting a bad
scalp wound. The treasurer says the
robbers secured $6OOO, and he is eonfident
that he shot and badly wounded one of
his assallants,
Sadie McHunald Reported Dead,
New York, Nov. 30.—""McDonald dead.”
This was the brief cable message re
celved yesterday by Charles H. Hoyt,
the playwright, from Melbourne. It was
not signed, but he supposes it was sent
by Julian Mitchell, manager of the “A
Trip to Chinatown” company, now play
ing In Australia. The message was a
great shock to Mr. Hoyt, for the only
McDonald in the compa@ny is Sadie Mec-
Poauld, the clever soubrotte., She left
San Francisco last May with the com
pany, and was to have returned next
month, Margaret McDonald, a sister,
who lives in Brooklyn, who is also a
member of one of Hoyt's companies, said
that the family had received a cable mes
sage similar to that sent to Mr. Hoyt. It
gave no particulars of the death.
Will Practice With Heavy Guns,
Fensacola, Fla., Nov. 30.—1 t is rumored
in military circles that the troops of the
First artillery, now stationed at various
posts on the gulf and Atlantic coast, are
to be concentrated here for practice with
modern heavy guns, which will soon be
in position on Santa Rosa island. The
selection of a site for another battery
leaves no doubt in the minds of military
men that Pensacola ls to be heavily fortl
fled as rapidly as possible, and as the
troops need practice in the handling ot
the modern guns this harbor is deemed
by military men to be the best that could
be selected for the purpose. They would
have the open gulf for target practice,
and at least 1000 men can be comfortably
quartered at Fort Barrancas and the
navy yard.
Murder Made Him Happy.
Perrysville, 0., Nov. 30.—~Horace L.
Stearns, a wealthy and aged citizen ot
this place, was shot and instantly killed
yesterday by Elias Keyster. The mur
der grew out of a law suit in which Key
eter was defeated, and in which Stearns
acted at the attorney for the successful
party. Keyster had threatened to kill
Stearns. Sunday morning the latter was
walking by Keyster's house when he
was shet in the back, falling dead in the
street. Keyster was arrested, and de
clared that he had not felt happler in 10
years. The murderer had a bad reputa
tion, and so Intense was the feeling
against him that he was removed by
the sheriff to Ashland jail to prevent
violence.
Labaoring Man Is Disregarded.
New York, Nov. 30.—As the outcome ot
considerable discussion by the Knights
of Labor asdo the general makeup of the
grand jury, a long communication was
sent to the mayor and the board of grand
Jury comamissioners yesterday by district
assembly 49, Knights of Labor. It 1s
claimed by mhose who represent the
Knights ef Labor that the grand jury
is made up almost entirely of members
of the chamber of commerce, and that
the iaboring man is entirely disregarded;
that not a 20th part of the grand jurors
are selected from the residential portions
of this city. Fer this and many other
reasons, it s angued that the panel of
grand jurors should be reconstituted.
Emperor Seads Condelence.
Berlin, Nov. 30.—<[Emperor Willilam has
telegraphed his condolence to the rela
tiens of Prince Charles Egon Marie von
Fuerstenburg, the well-known German
sportsman, whose death was announced
Saturday. Prince Charles died child
less, and his vast estates in the south of
Germany will pass to the Austrian Jine
of the house of Fuerstenburg in the per
son of Prince Emil Egon von Fuersten
burg, who waa formerly president of the
International club at Baden-Baden
where he has often entertained the
Prince of Wales.
Advertise yonr wants in the TRIBUNE.
COURT CHRONCLES
An Overseer Before Judge
Shove For Assault.
After,the Facts Were Known He
Was Adjudged Not Guilty.
The Beer Seized at John O'Neil's House Will
Add Volume to the Blackstome River.
The case against Enoch Dickey, charged
with drunkenness and revelling was heard
by Judge Blodgett in the District Court
this morning, and Enoch paid § and
costs for his fun. It appears that Dickey
having been naturalized considers himself
somew hat superior to his mother, who is
of French ancestry and conducts a board
ing house on Dexter street.
At frequent intervals Enoch after im
bibing, endeavors to run he establish
ment; this his mother seric :ly objects to,
and it resulted in his arrest.
Dickey promised to leavi Lhe manage
ment of the house entirely (> his mother
in future.
The barrel of beer seized | » the police at
the place of John O’Neill, Congress street,
last Sunday, was ordered forfeited.
When these two small matters had been
attended. to, Judge Shove led the way to
the court room, and the case of Highland
vs. Proffer was announced.
The case was somewhat amusing. Mary
Highland, who was employed as a weaver
by the American Yarn company, had the
overseer, one Isaac Proffer, arrcsted, charg
ing assault. Proffer gave bail and the case
was given a hearing this morning. J. Os
field, Jr., appeared for Mary and City So
licitor Jenks looked after the interests of
the defendant.
Miss Highland, who is a tall brunette and
looks able to handle several men of the de
fendant’s size, took the stand. From her
testimony it appeared that on Thursday,
Nov. 18th, owing to a dispute over wages,
she left the mill, and while packing up her
possessions preparatory to departure
dropped her scissors, and while bending
over to pick them up, the overseer passed
along and in an off-hand manuner applied
his shoe to the rear portion of her anat
omy, causing bruises both physical and
mental,
From Miss Highland’s testimony, she
had a close call, for if the looms had been
running “my face would have been split
open.”
Overseer Proffer said in effect, that the
plaintiff had a large and vivid imagina
tion, and ihe factk &s.claimed by ber had
never taken place.
Questioned by Attorney Osfleld, as to
whom had taken the place of the plaintiff
at her loom, whether man or woman? The
defendant said it was a “lady.” Attorney
Osfield took due note of this fact, and was
careful to refer to the help by this name
during the balance of the trial.
Rosa Donnelly, the ‘“lady’” of the case,
was the next witness, and her testimony
favored the overseer, as did that of a Miss
Stevenson, who followed her. It took the
court about six seconds, after the two law
yers had given him their views of the case,
to find the defendant not guilty.
Advertise your wants in the TRIBUNE.
Steiuway Hud w helnpse,
New YorKk, Nov. 30.-Willilam Stein
way, who has been sick at his home in
this city, had a relapse yesterday, and
all night ph; g iang watched by his bed
#ide. Mr. Steinway is suffering from
typhold fever, and the doctors, while
hoping for the best, feared that his
strength would soon be exhausted. The
relapse caused the greatest anxiety in
Mr, Steinway's family, and the physi
ciang were hurriedly summoned.
Cyelone Wiped Out the Town.
Perry, O. T, Nov. 30.-Information
reaches here that a very destructive
cyclone struck the town of Ralston, on
the Arkansas river, 50 miles northwest
of here, on Thursday night, and nearly
wiped out the town of about 200 houses.
Nearly every house in town was blown
down and several persons were injured,
but no names can be obtained. Ralston
is In the Osage Indian nation,and 50 miles
fiom a telegraph otfice.
Bettled an Old Grodge.
Middlesboro, Ky., Nov. 30.—~News has
been received here of a duel between
Johnny Branham, a mountain desperado,
and Willlam Moore, a desperate char
aster from Letcher county, in which
Branham was shot and instantly killed.
Moore escaped. The fight occurred vver
an old grudge.
Muvrder and Suloide.
Marion, 0., Nov. Oct. 30.—Henry
Bowers, a farmer, residing five miles
north of here, escaped from the insane
asylum at Columbus. Yesterday morn
ing Bowers reached his home, secured a
shotgun, blew his wife’s head off and
then shot himeself.
The Fetes Were Very Oostly.
London, Nov. 30 The Dally Mall
states that the fetes at Blenheim castle
in henor of the visit of the Prince and
Princess of Wales to the Duke and
Duchess of Marlborough cost #£20,000
($100,000).
Highest of all in Leavening Strength.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
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PRICE ONE_ CENT.
GEORGE LATTIMROE DEAD.
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PASSED AWAY WITHOUT WARNING
~ LAST NIGHT. .
The Medical Examiner Views the Remains— e
Rhumatism of the Heart the Cause.
iy o AT
" George Lattimore, a fireman by occupas
tion,{ died rather suddenly last evening, 1
He had been sick for some time, and with
in the last four weeks was unable to leave
the house. Last evening he was siezed :‘
with violent pains, and Dr, Marlo wassent
for, but Lattimore died before the doctor
arrived. Y
Medical examiner French viewed the re
mains, and’gave it as his opininn that
death was caused by rheumatism of the |
heart. 9 4
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THREAD MONOPOLY DENIED
THE J. & P. COATS COMPANY DO
‘ NOT AIM AT HAVING ONE. !
Their Business Rests Upon a More Secure
Basis Than Othker Firms.
' At a recent meeting of th: stockholders
of the J. & P. Coats Thread Company, the
statement that this concern had a monop
oly of the world’s sewing cotton trade was
discussed. It was stated that in Great
Britain, outside of the mills in which the
Coats are interested, there are more than
20 sewing cotton manufacturers, a num
ber of whom have large means and ex
tonded experience in trade.. In France, '
Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Ger
many, Austria and Rusgsia there are over
40 sewing cotton manufacturers, and in
the United States J. & P. Coats compete
with two concerns of the first importance
and numerous smaller manufacturers.
A number of these employ in the manu- .
facture of the article which J. & P,M
produce over a thousand work pe By, 3%
and the capital invested b ?mfie{itou in "
this trade must amoun good many
millions sterling. U@ :r such circume
stances, there can, o .arse, be no ques
tion of a monopoly Weing obtained by any .
one company or evep by a combination of
manufacturers. J. W& P. Coates have no
monopoly, nor do they aim at having one;.
business rests a more secure basis
than a Mino',fln ey are in exception=
ally stron &% | cost of production,
efficient and éconvieal productions, and
the esteem in which their goods are held
by the consumer,
WILL CLICK THE BULLSEYE.
soningaiaibe TN N S e s‘&
The New Rifle Range of Troop A wik :
Soon be Completed.
The new range of Troop A, Pawtucket .
Horge Guards, at the State Armory, will be:
4nished this week, and will be put into+
! use as soon as Major Strauss sco orders.
The range is one of the best in this part of
|New England, and will be in chargeof
Major Strauss, the commanding officer of
| the armory.
Major Strauss will make out the allot
ment of nights for practice, but any
Providence company wishing to practice
on the range, as a company, will be as
signed a night on application to Q. M.
Gen. Dennis, who has charge of all armor
fes. In asimilar way any company wish« 4
ing to execute drill movements calling for
a floor space larger than that offered by
their own armory, will be allowed the use
of the Pawtucket drill hall ona night i
when it is not in use by one of the Paw
tucket companies. ‘
Troop B, Capt. Maynard, of Providence, "
will perform guasd duty on the occasion
of the presentation of the marketmen’s
medals in the Pawtucket Armory next
month. The date is not yet set, although
the 16th and 22d have both been spoken of.
Gov. Lippitt, Captain-General and Com- |
mander-in-Chief, has engagements om
both nights, and they are, therefore, out
of the question. The medals will be ready
this week, and the general order giviz !
details of the presentation will soon
issued.
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Numerous unsolicited testimonials daily
l received by its propristors clearly demon
strate the fact that the reputation of Dr,
Bull’s Cough Syrup, the infallible cure for
all affections of the throat and chest, has
suffered no diminution in the last quarter
of a century. Lok
Always in season, Hopkins' Steamed flo-'»‘-:\"@j
iny (Hulled Corn). Elegant lunch in milk, =
Quart cans, 10¢. “;q
Executive Council Met. %
There was a quarterly meeting of the _
Executit® Oouna'l of the National Union
of Textile Workers at Textile hall, Olney~
ville, yesterday afternoon. Lorraine Branch
of this city was represented at the meet
ing. Owing to the departure of Herbert
Littlewood, the secretary of the il
Council, to reside permanently in o
clected to 1l the yacan """'...,....,,g""" e
to VacANCy as w¥
J. P. McDonald of Maine was “l&.: ‘3;;'
chairman. It was decided to have the
annual convention in Philadelphia on the
first Monday in May. Routine matters
were considered, none of which were of
much public irterest. R

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