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WATERBURY, CONN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, jOpp: I
VOL XIII NO 270.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
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Of People to Hear William J.
- Bryan Sueak. . .
GREAT RECEPTION AT H0B0KEN
The Presidential- Candidate Contrast
ed His Reception To-day and Four
Tears Ago The Large Standing Ar
, my Question Was Thoroughly Dis
Hoboken, X. J.. Oct 20. The second
day of Mr Bryan's campaign" tour of
New Jersey began in this city to-day
with a meeting in the Lyric theater, at
which the presidential candidate ad
dressed all the people who could
crowd into the building. The speech
was announced for 8:30 o'clock, but it
was almost half an hour later before
Mr Bryan arrived. When he stepped
upon the platform he appeared some
what fatigued, but as his speech pro
gressed he soon regained his wonted
" vivacity. He said he believed that
when democratic principles as now
presented were understood they would
be received as favorably in the east
as in the west.
He then contrasted hre reception in
New Jersey at this time with the re
ception of 1S9G, and on this connection
"I am glad to have an opportunity
to defend our cause here, for I feel
confident that the policies for which
the democratic party stands will ap
peal to the American, people when
those principals are fully understood,
end it has been gratifying to note the
change that has taken place in the last
four years. It is gratifying-to lind a
much more cordial reception to our
platform now than we found when
four years ago I had occasion to visit
these parts. I said then, in leaving for
New York, that I was going into the
jpnemy's country. This, year, those
who left us in 189C have largely re
turned and they have brought with
them a large contingency from the re
publican party. I did . not complain
when men left us in 1S90, for I have
always contended that a man's vote
was his own and that he had a right
to do with it as he pleased; and I nev
er doubted but that the great mass of
those who left us in 1890 left us be
cause they honestly thought that my
election would be harmful to the
country. ' I cannot despise the ; men
who places his country above his par
ty, even though I may be the loser by
his act. But the principle ,which run
through ' republican policies has be
come apparent on . these later ques-
in 1800 that the republican party was
' giving to much consideration to wealth
and too little "to human rights; but
since .1890 the republican party has
shown its disregard of human rights
In ways that we did not dream of
- Proceeding, the speaker arraigned
the republican party's position upon
the various issues before the country.
II . "1 .1 .1 . . tkln.1..
trial despots," and declared that the
republican party was fostering them.
He did' not believe there could be a
eood monopolyin private hands until
God sends angels to take charge of
.them; "and," he added, Vfrom our ex
perience we are Inclined to think that
the angels now in charge came not
from above, but from below."
"Someone has said," Mr Bryan eon
' tinued, ."that he did not object to the
.bedbug so much, but that, he did ob
ject to the way he made a living. So
. we object to the trusts." - The "com
parison caused a roar or laughter and
Mr Bryan took strong ground on
the question of a large army. He
said, that this country was less liable
to dissension than any other, on ac
count of the character of the popula
tion. - Instead of finding a menace in
the preseflfe of foreign-born citizens in
the United States. Mr Bryan said that
these -were really a safe-guard, be
cause, knowing the evils of monarcb
lal systems, they knew how to avoid
them and appreciated why they should
?do so.' He predicted that if the -Jb
crease of the army to 100.000 was en
dorsed by voting the republican ticket,
next November, ther would continue jo
lie increases until the armed . force
would be sufficient to completely awe
. tha nermle. .--' -- " V
' , Taking up the question of the Phil
nn;nes Sir Brvan gave what he said
was a. republican speech in support of
the. republican policy. This presenta
tion was as follows:
". Y?e are very sorry we - got the
Pliilinnlne Islands'; we did not intend to
get them, but they were thrown into
our lap ana it is "ui- uuy w
them. God commands It, and It will
r.n-r ' " ' '
Mr Bryan then related the Biblical
ctTO nf Naboth's vineyard and said:
t wish that-on the Sunday before
election every preacher in the United
States would take as his text that
r Naboth's vineyard, and 1 will
1 tell you how they would treat it. Every
opponent of "imperialism would Con
t Ahiih for wanting the vineyard
snu every jmpciuuiow f -
, condemn Naboth for not letting Ahab
' lave-it;'V : '- - '-"
, At the conclusion of his speech Mr
Bryart was then driven to the Lacka-
wanna Tallroad statin, where he en
kered his special car and started at
n an n his day's tour. His fist stop
was Harrison, where Mr Bryan spoke
o a eooa-slzea crowa ror uoul ui-
teen minutes. The candidate was
' scheduled to make speeches a Orange,
Morristowi. Dover. Boonton, Paterson,
' Belleville and Newar&. ; ;
HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY. J';1-.
' 'Berlin Oct 26. The hundredth
birthday' of the late Field Marshal Von
v Moltke -was marked to-day by ISmper
- or - William, w-ho Jssued a general ar-
-a j -tllinr. Vn Moltke. thank'
Hi y vruwcw". - .
- land tch afium .and expressing the
' feop that the -army will emulate his
m.rtial virtues . and thus -derive
i-w: i fiilfHlment- of ther -ex
5 V 2IOcult mlssioa assfgned to
. OLEOMARGARINE FACTORY I
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Was Raided By United States Inter
nal Revenue 'OHlcers.
Chicago. Oct 20. Through m un
conscious betrayal by his- brother, Al
bert T. Dow, proprietor of the alleged
illicit oleomargarine factory which re
cently was raided by United States in
ternal revenue officers,, was -arrested
and placed under-bonds to appear be
fore Commissioner "Mark F6ite. A
warrant was Issued--for a. a. uow.
but it was discovered that he was in
Boston. Before the police m tliat city
could be notified, Dow had left for
Chicago. On arrival In this city,
made an appointment with his Drotuei
Nathan. The latter -had been snau-
owed by officers ever since tne raid
and when the brothers met the arrest
Collector of Internal Revenue coyne
has seemed a writ of attachment on
thp fnnria of the oleomargarine com
pany, said to be on deposit In three
banks. The internal revenue taxes on
the oleomargarine alleged to nave oeeu
evaded from February 1, 189t. to Oc
tober 5, 1900, amount, it is saiu, to
NO TRANSFER MADE YET
But the Transaction Will Eventually
Be Carried Through.
Portland, Ore, Oct 20. The Oregon-
Ian to-day says: Negotiations for tlie
transfer of the" Southern Pacific lines
in Oregon to the Northern Pacific Rail
way Co has been on for some time.
They were interrupted b"y the death
of President C P. Huntington of the
Southern Pacific and affairs are now in
such eond'.tiou that no iriiuiediati le
sults are looked for. As one well in
formed man put it, the present situa
tion of the. Southern Pacific is such
that no transfer of the Oregon lines
could be made, no matter how much
th company might want to sell or
how much other companies might want
to break in. It is thought by some
that the deal has practically been
abandoned as impossible of tousumma-.
tion under present circumstances.
There is reason to believe, however,
that the transaction.will eventually be
The Northern Pacific's des'ra to se
cure the Oregon" lines of the Southern
Pacific is believed. to be based in the
fact that it has great faith In the Pa
cific northwest and wishes to get as
much of the business as possible. .
J. lie Southern Pacific lines in Oregon
comprise about 050 miles or railroad.
AMERICAN JOCKEY ARRIVES.
Says Racing on the Other Side is Cbn-
. ducted in High Class Manner, .
Chicago, Oct 20 Edward Corrieran.
fresh from his first season of racing in
England, has cr rived ' in the city. He
"My present plans are v to remain
here for four . or five . days . and then
visit Kansas City, where my relatives
are. From Kansas City I go to Cal
ifornia. "At my ranch In Sacramento fhave
twenty-six or twenty-seven, youngsters'
wnicn nave yet to .be broken, and
from these I expect to take back to
England six or eight of the best. I
am anxious to get back to England
in February, and by the first of Jan
uary 1 should be able to tell what are
the best animals to take across for my
"I am well satisfield with my first
venture, finding the racing on the
other side carried oh in a high class
manner and the people connected with
it the best.
"I found the people sportsmanlike,
and think the cry raised against
American jockeys has been exaggerat
ed. As far as I have observed, the
sportsmen over In England want only
what' is right. The advent of the
American jockeys and -trainers on the
English turf isslowly forcing the Brit
ishers to change "their methods."
These Missionaries Were In the In
' terlor When Riots Started.
Seattle,. Wash, Oct 20. The Nippon
Yusen Kaisha liner Kinshu Maru has
-arrived. from Japan with Rev and Mrs
VwJtelaus and Rev and Mrs S. Berg-strom-and
two - Children, , missionary
refugees from North China, aboard.
The .missionaries were far in "the in
terior when the riots started and made
their escape down the Yangtse la hous
boats. - . -
The Kinshu has been under char
ter to the Japanese government for a
troopship for several months." She re
ports the war excitement in Japan as
uyuig out. i
" Paris, Oct 20. According to a dis
patch from Pekin, dated October 24, to
the Havas -Agency,' Prince Chlng and
LI Hung Chiang have communicated to
the legations -the imperial-decree in ac
cordance-with -which -the princes and
ministers- responsible-for - the ---recent
troubles in -China are to be- lmnlshed
according to their -respective1 degrees
of culpability. The emperor recog
nizes the fact that General Tung.Puh
Slang has committed serious offenses,
and he charges Prince Chlng and LI
Hung Chang-.to fix tlje' penalties to be
Imposed on those feu whom the En-
ropeaus demand punishment. " '
'.The decree states that Chinese plen
Ipoteritiaries have -. already Inflicted
punishment upon some princes. These
plenipotentiaries .assure the emperor of
the death of Kang Yi. , ' - -, -.
. Prince. -TOfen and Prince Tchouang
are not with the court, t . '
J -These "communications are not satis
factory to the legations. ; - t
, : - DAWSON .TELEGRAPH LINE.
- Vancouver. B. C., i Oct 20. -"!The
steamer. Alpha tins' arrived fromsthe
norths-' Her passeDgersisay.tnat Acre
Is now little 'possibility-.a)f the- comple
tion of the- DaweoO-telegraph line -this
winter.. Very -bad . weather . hasbeen
encountered and isventy ' miles of - the
wires' have been overlapped. -Between
thse two- ends, there 4s-a high range 6f
i mountains over waicn Jher . Is -several
feef of snow arid H w impossible to, get
through this in the winter time.
Village Visitod By
. Disastrous Fire.
The Loss Will Reach Nearly Fifty.
Thousand Dollars ' Methodist
Church Also Burned A Number of
Families Removed Their Belongings
to Places of Safety. '
Falls Village, Conn. Oct 20. One jt
the most disastrous tire that ever vis
ited "this section broke out tl;is morn
ing in the grocery, store of O. V. Hall
and before help could arrive the town
hali, the Methodist church and the
Fulls Village Savings bank 'were all in
Came. It is estimated that the total
loss- will amount to about -10,000. - :
The town hall is a four-story build
ing, on the ground iloor of which is
the grocery store of O.. W. Hall,, and
the dry goods store1 of Tlornbeck Bros.
How the. tire started Is not known as
yet. but a, passerby about 3 o'clock
saw smoke in the jtrocery store and
aroused several people in the inmiedi
ate vicinity. The men. however, were
unable to cope with the flames, and
as there is no fire department in Falls
Village they were obliged to tele
phone to Lyme Rock for assistance.
Long before help could arrive from
the latter town, however, the flames
had spread into Hornbock's store: and ,
from there all over the entire build- j
flames could not' be .confined to the
town hall, and in less than half an
hour the Dames had spread to the
Methodist church, and from there to
the bank and postofilce. When help
arrived a bucket brigade was formed,
and men passed water from the river
along the line to the fire. Water was
also carried in wagoes. There was
rather a. high wind blowing at the
time, and the efforts of the volunteer
Bremen seemed to be of little avail, as
they could not get near enough to the
flames. " '"
There was great excitement, .and si
number of families in the vicinity of
the fire removed all moveable furni
ture from their houses.
Everything possible was done to
prevent the flames reaching the post
otfice and the savings bank, but de
spite their efforts the firemen were
unable to check the flames. The bank
oflicials removed most of the furniture
from the bank, ana all boots ana pa
pers were put in ther fire proof safe.
The total losses are estimated as fol
Citizens hall, loss $12,000; insurance
$9,000; damage to stock, $12,000, insur
ance $9,000; Methodist church loss $0,-.
000, fully covered by insurance; post
office, loss" $100, no' insurance;- Falls
Village Savings bank, loss $0,0OO; in
BRYAN'S BIG RECEPTION.
Arrangements Fully Completed for
His Second Reception in New York.
New York, Oct 20. Full details of
the reception to Mr Bryan to-morrow
night have been arranged and every
thing points to a repetition of tne won
derful ovation of his first visltr He
will sueak at four places during the
evening and at all of them will be fol
lowed by the other .members of his
party. . '
In connectioa witn tne regular pro
gram, the League of Antl-Imperiallst
club of New York have arranged to
have addresses made by their mem
bers from forty-one trucks in the vi
cinity of Union square. Madison square
and Cooper Union, while the other
speeches are going on. They will be
ardently In favor of tne democratic
cause. .acn or tne trucks wm i
named after' an assembly district of
Greater New York, and from them
speakers of the district will make ad
dresses. There will be or tnem in
all. There will be music and fire
works. NIPPED IN THE BUD.
Attempt to Force Retail Grocers
' Change Uniform Price.
St Louis, Oct 20. The attempt of the
Rptnil Grocers association to force all
dealers to charge a uniform price for
flour and exact a profit of at least 40
cents a barrel: has- been effectively
nii.np.rt in the bud. Dealers through
out the state.have been warned by Sec
rotnrv of State Leseur that any one
who signs the proposed agreement will
be guilty of a violation of the anti
trust laws of Missouri.
At n mretincr of St Louis millers at
the Merchants exchange it was de
cided not to sign the proposed agree-
r.nt nml Chairman (Jratt was re
quested to notify the Retail Grocers'
association to tnat enecu
' WITHDREW THEIR ABUSE.
Two Opposing Candidates Call . Each
Other Names and Are Sorry.
Louisville. Ky, Oct 20. Ex-Goyern-or
W. S. Bradley and Colonel Bennett
H. Young, who,, speaking respectively
for the republican nd democratic
tickets In Kentucky, have recently had
some interesting tilts through the press
as the- results,. of statements made
about each other -on the stump, last
nitrht. save -out the following: ' .
"Louisville, Ky, Oct 25. At the in
stance of our friends and on their ad
vice, in order 'to settle the - personal
strife between us, eacu or us nas witn
drawn everything of a personal char
aSer tliatiiei has said x-oncernlng the
atacr. : . " V ,- .:-; C
v Signed) -- ' V' ..'-..' -' --i i
: S -i SBENNETT'H. YOUNG.
V W.aO- BRADLEY." .
s f BOERS CfEXUEEa. TOWN.:
Cape Town; pcf 20 "The" Boers have
captured Jacobsdal, southwest of Klm
berley, afteR a - stubborn .' resistance
npon the part .of . the garrison, which
consisted - of sa detachment . of Cape
Town Highlanders, .The latter suf
fered severely, losing thirty-four out
of flf ty-tw ' '"v ':.; . .' ,'' '- :'.. ''
ALV0RD . STILL - MISSING.
Rumor That the , Defaulter
Is in a
. . ,' ;. - "... Sanitarium. - .
New York,' Oct 20.7-Frierids of Cor
nelius 1 4. -Alvord, the absconding noto
telierf the-'First 'National bank, thinK
that he will, surrender himself very
soon, possibly to-day. It is confidently
believed tlid inuu is hiding in this vi
cinity -Chief of Detectives McClusky
said to-day? ' J "A Circular describing
Alvord. and loffiii.-jng.a. reward for his
capture -.will. be. issued .some, time dur
ing the .day. .The amount of the re
ward, has. not yet . been li.yed by the
- New . Xork. Oct . 20. A reward of
Ifo.OCO will be offered by the First Na
tional bank for the uirest of the de
faulting .note teller. This announce
ment was made -'to-day after a long
conference of the bank officials witn
Captaiil Ml-Closkey .of the detective
bureau. From the police headquar
ters to-night i there will be sent out
10,000 .circulars Siving a full descrip
tion of Alvord and ottering a. reward.
All the leading .cities of Europe will
be notified to 'be on the lookout for Al
vord. Tho Evening Telegram' says
that it Is assorted that Alvord is now
In a sanitarium near' Mount Vernon.
When tlie disclosure of his peculations
was made public, it is sai .that Al
vord collapsed -completely. Ills over
wrought nerves gave way under the
strain and it was feared by his friends
that he would :commit suicide. These
friends held a consultation and'decid-
e(j to pj.,
ice him in a sanitarium, where
Id be treated and be kept under
a watca. -lvoru. wno is. paiu;u.v
hclpless. did not resist, iirtd undVr cov
er of darkness he was taken from. his
home, where he had been in hiding,'
and placed m tlie sanitarium.-
PRESIDENT KRUGER'S PLANS.
Will Not See Mt-Kiuley, But Will Stay
r at :j;ce.
Paris Oct. 20. Dr Lcyds, the Trans
vaal agent, who Is iu this city for a.
few days, was questioned by a repre
sentative of the Associated Press to
day with . reference to the plans of
former President Kruger. He said:.
'Most of- the 'stork's published on
the subject are imaginative.. Mr Kru
ger will land at Marseilles and I shall
.go to meet mm. isut it is not true
that have seen M. Delr-asse (the
French mlnisterof foreign affairs), or
that I. am in any, way arranging a re
ception, which wdl he: entirely in the
hand of the French themselves. Noth
ing has yet been1- definitely decided
upon as to the details of Mr Kruger's
stay In Europe. " But Mr Kruger is an
old man and not accustomed to a cold
climate, so it- is likely lie will sojourn
n the neighborhood f Nice for the
winter. .1 have no "reason to believe
there is any ground for the statement
that Mr Kruger intends to visit Presi
. HANNA HAS THE BRASS.
Chicago, Oct 28. Arrangements
have been completed for the big mass
meeting of railway employes to be held
in the Auditorium and on the lake
front to-night. A feature of the gath
ering will be the: distribution of 25,000
brass badges, made up as miniature
epresentations of railway box cars.
ChaU'inan-Hanna and Senator John C.
Spooner ; of Wisconsin will address
both the Indoor and the outdoor meet
ings, and- if. 11- O'JJonnell will speak
to the gatherings on the lake front. A
display of fireworks will be one of
the attractions at the overflow meet
ing outdooiw. The Auditorium will
be handsomely decorated. - The back
of the stage will present the appear
ance of the rear of a freight train ca
boose, even to the platform and red
and green signal lights. On either side
of the car will be pictures or ieK.in-
ley and Roosevelt.
THE VANDERBILTS CONTROL IT.
New York, Oct 20. The Times
prints the following: The Vanderbilts
have obtained control of the Southern
Pacific system Negotiations aiming
at this accomplishment were begun
two years ago ' but were summarily
disposed of by Collis P. Huntington.
The property was his, he said, and.
owning it, he proposed to keep' it. He
wanted no -.-alliances which could to
any extent make him dependent upon
interests otbertha'ir'"those for which
he himself -Bt'ood.:. The death of Mr
Huntington" Drojight about a complete
change in the situation and the per
sonal equation disappeared.
MOODUS MILLS TO RESUME.
East Hampton, Oct 2G. The cotton,
twine . and duck mills of Moodus,
which have been shut down the past
three or four weeks on account of
lack of water, will start up next week
as there is now sufficient water in the
reservoir to run the mills two weelis
or more. The situation lias forced up
on the minds of the mill owners the
necessity of fitting up their plants for
steam. It is roughly estimated that
the loss in business to the several mills
during - the enforced Idleness will
amount to at least $1,500 or $2,000,
while the wages not forthcoming to
operators aggregates quite . a sum.
' ANOTHER HUNTER SHOT. ... ':
Ansonla, Oct 20. While hunting yes
terday afternoon, Henry Fa Tomlin-;
son of Oxford was about to -shoot a
woodchuek when he observed another
hunter directly opposite him in the act
ofi shooting at tho same animal. Ton
linson dropped his gun . and placing
both hands to his face he threw him
self on-the ground. The small Shot
from the other man's rifle struck him
squarely,, however, and . about fifty
lodged in his body. The. hands which
covered his face were perforated with
the shot while the balance went Into
his chest. -He Is not dangerously
LIFTON'S YACHT IN DRY DOCK.
-: Glasgow, Oct 20. Sir Thomas Lip
ton's yacht Shamrock was placed in
dry - dock- at Greenock this morning,
preparatory to being refitted for rac
ing. - . ' " ' :
ARRIVAL OF STEAMERS. ',
New York, Oct 20. Arrived: Steam
cr Columbia from Hamburg. ..
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RiTMS 1 Gil
Looking After Dominion Cotton
" V. 1 Company Works. ; '
The Trouble Caused by. Strike Strik---
ers -' Had the tipper Hand for a
Timely-Montreal 'a Hot Bed -of Race
Hatred . , ;
Montreal. Oct 28. -There aie now on
duty-at" Valleyfield guarding the ex
tensive works Aof tile Dominion Cotton
company twenty -live oliicers and' 35S
nou.-commissiolied 'oi!:.-ers and men of
tlie Royal Scots. Victoria Rides and
Garrison artillery, augmented by a
hearer, corps. The Victoria Rilies have
their maximum gun with them. The
sending of reinforcements was decid
ed on late last night, after the first de
tachment of the Koyal Scots had come
into collision with tho strikers, and as
the result had nineof their men sent
to the hospital.
The Scots were ' practically at the
mercy of the strikers, as Colonel Ib
botson was unable to Snd a magis
trate who was willing to read the riot
act! The officers had to content them
selves with firing their revolvers into
the air. i In 'the meantime the1 men
were , the targets for a f usiiade ' of
stones find other- missiles.
The town is largely. French-Canadian
and has at all times been a hotbed of
race hatred, culminating in trouble re
cently over tlie . employment of Eng
lishmen in the rmillfi. wTiere there are
some 4,00!) emplpyes paid by English
capital. Although the present trouble
is on account of a refusal on the part
of the mill management to recognize
the unioii In" the" 'matter -of a demand
for more pay for. the men working1 on
the construction of a new mill, the
difficulty has all the appearance of
assuming the old phase of raejal an
tagonism, fuel being added to tne
flames by the presence -of the British
red coats from . Montrt-al. A detach
ment of the Duke of orka Royal
Canadian Hussar (cavalry) is under
orders to proceed to Valleyfield to
day. Only one striker was wounded last
night. He was shot in the arm ana m
not seriously injured.
Four hundred more operatives joined
the strikers this morning. The town
is now under martial law.
JOHN ADDISON PORTER
Is Now at His Home in Pomfret- Dan
Putnam, Oct 20. John Addison Por
ter, former s?cretary to President Mc
Kinley, lies dangerously ill at his coun
try residence In Pomfret. four miles
from here. A report reached here to
day that his condition is such that his
life is despaired of. The members of
Mr Porter's family have requested the
attending physicians to make no state
ment in regard to -the case. It is un
derstood, however, that the patient un
derwent on Wednesday a most delicate
and dangerous surgical operation.
Revelations Made In the Murder
Case Cause Much Indignation.
Paterson, Oct 20. The revelations
made in connection with the murder
of Jennie Bosschieter continue to
cause the greatest excitement and In
dignation in this city. Arrangements
have been made for a monster mass
meeting to express the feeling of in
dignation and Insist on a speedy trial.
Trouble Is feared this evening when a
political meeting is held In Colt's hall.
The hall adjoins the jail where the
prisoners are confined and the au
thorities fear an outbreak at the close
of the meeting.
"TEDDY" IN TRAINING.
Syracuse. Oct 2G. Governor . Roose
velt started at 8:30 o'clock to-day on
the final stage of his electioneering
tour through New York state. To
day's work will be made easy so as to
save the governor's voice and strength
for to-night's meeting in New York
city. The principal stop during the
day will be at Sehnectady, where an
hour s meeting Is scheduled. Stops of
ten mmtes will also be made at Am
sterdam and Albany.;: It 3 expected
that the tram will get into New York
shortly after 5 o clock.
JUMPED FROM THE WINDOW.
Southington, Oct 20. During a fit of
temporary Insanity James Sullivan, 35
years of age, attempted to commit sui
cide late last night by jumping from
the second story window of his home
on Water street. He struck on his
head and shoulders and when picked
up he was unconscious. His legs and
arms are paralyzed and hlsspinal cord
is injured. There is little hope of his
recovery. . - s
. WEATHER REPORT.
Washington, Oct 20. For Connecti
cut: Partly cloudy and threatening
weather to-night: Saturday ialr and
warmer; fresh south to southwest
Weather notes'.,!; low-- nrcssnr
area is central in the northwest and
high -pressure is central over the
North Atlantic coast. Pleasant weath
er prevails in the central sections, and
cloudy weather. with light showers on
the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. There
were . no temperatures' reported : be
low the freezing point, except in the
extreme northwest. - . '-. -
Observations taken-at 8 a. iri.t
' . -" : Barom. Teni. W. Wea.
Bismarck 30.0G- 40E ""Clear-!
Boston i . I. -v.30.4S S46 Cloudy
Buffalo 4.. 30.22 J.02 iS PtCldy
Cincinnati i. . . .30.20 2 58 " Si Cloudy
Chicago 80U2- CO . V. Clear a
Denver .30.-16 i 30 t S?i Clear s
Helena l . ......SO-Oit .42 - Calm Cloudy.
Jackson YiSeiii3Q.2G ' 8 ; NEt Cloudy
Kansas- GrfeQUS Sf6C -i-SWF Cloudy
Nantucket 3tfc4S t4 -.- hi a Cloudy
X TT.-k F-'-'Jrtl! .. A "7 XT
New OrJeane-:;,3o:2e . 71
New York. r.,30.4Si,reO
Pittsburg-., . .30.28 02
St Louts . 30.22 A" 64
St Paul vl . i . .30.18 i 40
Washington . . . 30.40 02
'' ' - . ; . ..
S . Ft Cldy
S Clear .
SAMUEL L. BR0NS0N
Coming to Waterbury to Give a Cam
paign Talk Next Monday.
This afternoon arrangements were
concluded for a grand democratic rally
in the auditorium next Monday even
ing. The speaker of. the evening will
be the candidate for .governor,' Samuel
L. Bronson of New Haven. A special
train" loaded with New Haveii. demo
crats will come to town with one of
the best brass bands in the ''state, and'
at the Naugatuck depot the visitors
will be met by a big reception commit
tee and another brass band and thous
sands of cheering democrats and hun
dreds of independent republicans who
cannot get themselves, to vote their
SCIIREIBER'S MISTRESS SETTLES
The Robbed Bank and Mrs Hart Come
to an Agreement.
New York. Oct 20.--The Elizabeth
port Banking Co, . from which young
William Schreiber stole' a little over
$100,000 in two years, has made a set
tlement with Mrs Annie Hart, on
whom much of the money was spent.
By the terms of this settlement Mrs
Hart has uhide a 'general assignment
to the bank, of all of the propprty of
which she was - possessed, except the
household furniture, her, wearing ap
parel and so much- of .her jewelry as
she can prove was not given to.' her by
Hchiviber. The property turned over
Included tliree horses tnd carriages,
jewels valued at about $15,000 and a
few securities which the bank 'officers
believe, to be of some value. .All of
the property is valued at about $24.-
uw. in consideration of this assign
ment the bank has executed a general
icicase or an claims against her
South Norwalk. Oct 25. Water Com
missioner Arthur B. Hill of Norwalk
dropped dead shortly before 10 o'clock
tins morning, at his home in Norwalk.
He was 53 years of age and leaves a
widow and son. -
CITY NEWS. .
Dr Kargood, a Cuban, dplivpvnri nn
address on his native land hefor tho
Scientific society last night.'
Wiafred Dunuls. ticket nt .
Keith's theater, Boston, is enjoying a
vacation -witn ilia parents on
East Main street. -
The St Thomas Literarv nnrt n.-n.
niatie club will eive
dance at their rooms on North Main
street this evening. Walsh's orches
tra will furnish music.
County Commissioner Charlea Rrow.
er will be in the new court house to
morrow morning from 10 o'clock un
til 12, to receive tho applications of all
those dealers who failed to aopear the
other day. '
The funeral of Charles A. Cole font
place yesterday afternoon from 'his'
late heme on Johnson street with ser
vice at the house by the . Rev Mr
Hmnaa and interment in Pine Grove
cemetery. The bearers were Edward
Cummings. Fred Faulkner, L. A. Ray
mond and Cornell Northrop.
Ihe three boys who were arrested
a few days go for unruly and offen
sive conduct in and about the Bishop
street school were let off by the super
intendent of schools as the teachers
who complained of them refused to
testify against them in the city court.
They have, however, been made an
example of to the other pupils of the
school. '.' -
One would not know Chatfleld street
now, auch an improvement has been
made. The street has' been graded,
sidewalks laid and everything appears
neat and natty. Furthermore, the
residents are appreciating the good
work performed by the . city and are
cleaning up their yards and flttin gup
their property in first class shape in
conformity with the other improve
Martin HIggin'son, who was bound
over to the superior court yesterday
on a charge of burglary, admitted to
the officer on the way to the county
jail that he was guilty of the offence,
notwithstanding that he - pleaded
not guilty in.' the city court. Hiesrin-
son told the -traicer that the goods he
was charged with stealing, a number
of cheap rings and trinkets, could be
found under the bridge at the Meriden
depot and after a short search they
were located as ne naa told.
The funeral of Michael McCormack
took place this morning from the fam
ily residence on French street to the
Immaculate Conception church where
a mass of requiem was celebrated by
the Rev Father McGuaue. The bear
ers were James Meagher, P.' J. Kelly
and Terrence Downey, representing
the Senior Temperance society, of
which the deceased was the last sur
viving charter member, Christopher
urowiey, jonn newy and Peter Hap-
euny. xne uorai onenngs included a
pillow lettered "father" from his son.
John McCormack; wreath, Miss Julia
Butler; basket of roses, Miss Lizzie
Collins. The interment was In the
family plot In. St Joseph's cemetery.
- lue work of putting down the as
phalt4teg.B,Wes Main street was
completed to-day and . the street will
be open for public travel to-niorrow;
The replacing of .the granite dimen
sion blocks on that portion, of Brook
street which was jeffeeted Bv the wid
ening and deepening ,of the channel of
Great Brook In that street will be al
most finished to-night so , that the
street will be open to public ' travel
sometime to-morrow or the following
day. The North Main street paying is
being, pushed and: will soon be off the
hands of the engineering department.
Contractor McManns - is doing some
tail. hustlmgKon the new channel for
Great-Brook, at the junction of Grand
and Bank. streets,' but it is quite a big
job and it will take sonic time yet be
fore he is through with it Contrac
tor MeManus is drawing near the end
of his , eoHtxact for.-. the extension of
r water" mains in different streets -and
If the weather holds out good, though
we don't- want it to, for a short time
Contractor Kellaer wllLhave -complet
ed his sewer contracts and then there
will be a lull , in the labor market so
far as the city is concerned until the
work of raising tlve dam nt the Wig
wam reservoir la taken, hold of. .
Frank Marshall Said He Fell cja
the Sidewalk. 'v. : '
SHIELDED HIS BROTHER JOHN .
John Is Now Under Arrest, hnrged--With
the Murder cr His Brother .
The Dead Brother Denied That He
Was Tushed by His Brother John, 4
Although the Latter Had Made "a
Confession. . ,. ','.-
Chicago, Oct 20. His'skull crushed,
his tongue paralyzed and life ebbing
away, as the result of a blow on, the
head, Frank Marsh-all insisted to tire
last that he had fallen on tho : side'- -walk
and that his brother John was
not responsible for his death. ' U -died
in St Elizabeth's hospital, con
scious to the last. . .
For hours a detective labored to" get
an account of the light. He uhiced a
paper ami pencil in tlie dying. man's
hands mid asked him to describe, the
cause of his wounds, but the injured
man pushed them awav. and would
nly say that he had fallen. He did
not know that his brother had made a
John Marshall, now accused of mur
der, was a saloonkeeper. His brother
ink came into the saloon and com
plained that the bartender was wipin'-
the counter with a soiled towel. John. '
the proprietor, interfered, and told .
"rank to mind his own business. Then
he brothers fought. Ueorze Jovoe
ud two others separated them. Jovce
mil his friends then loft, but return
ing soon after they found Frank Mar
shall lying npon the floor with a fcad
wound in his head.. - They took him to
hospital. The police have a. slatl-.
ment from the bartender which charge
es John Marshall with having; struck'
rank over the head with a mopstiek.
The coroner said that it was from this
wound ho died. - ' -
Later John Marshall made . a full
confession, but claimed that Frank had
struck the first blow. .
MAY DILLON'S ESCAPADE.
But Theatrical Aspirants of Little Girl
Are Checked Rudely"..' " ' T .
This is the way the two Waterbury ',
girls came to be arrested as told in
the New York papers this morning: .
That s" a queer looking boy,
thought Patrolman Lee, as a jaunty
little figure passed, him at SuTiivan and
Houston streets yesterday. The boy
wore a white shirt waist . with
broad sailor collar, black Knicker
bockers and stockings, and a tangled
mass of curls showed below the broad
brimmed sailor hat. With this . boy
was a girl, and both looked unhappy .
The more Lee looked the ofterner .
he murmured, "Yes, that's a queer
boy." And, finally, when he got with
in earshot, he heard the girl say to
the boy. "Oh. May, I hope your
mother'll send us some money." - r
Then a great light dawned on Lee
and he said simply, "Guess yon two
girls had better come along rltb me."
inane jenerson .AiarKet court tne :
weeping -girl in the knickerbockers
oaid she was May Dillon of-Water-burv.
Her .companion was Jennie Xe .
Febvre, same town. They- believed
they were born actresses and they .had .
run away from home to go on tne
stage. May was sure if she dressed
like a boy they would get an en
gagement at once. May "is 12 years
old. Jennie 15 .
To-day, when Mrs Dillon gets here,
summoned by the Gerry society. It Is :
likely that May will fill a 'brief en-;
gagemeht. in which dancing and aero-
batic wprk will be the chief features.
SHORT CALENDAR SESSION.'
From Edward Green. - t -Very
little business was transacted
at the short calendar session in the Su
perior court to-day. All. of the jury
cases were assigned for hearing on: No
vember 7, and the court cases or tne
city vs Minnie A. Thonias et al ' and
Peter Warerera vs Thomas Aianer
for November 1.. The report of JM. J.
Byrne, received for thee Glove-Pub
lishing company, was acceptea. evi
dence was heard on a few claims he
disallowed. These claims were thrown
out on the grounds that the company
had not agreed to take up the respon
sibilities of Henry C. O'Sulllvan, the
previous owner of the Globe, and
against whom the claims actually
were. . -
The contention between Ellsha Leav
enworth and tho Rev Martin P. Law
lor over the right to close up the stair
way between their properties on Bank
street came up on, a motion for the de
fendant to be morepecilic in his com-.
plaint. The matter was continued.
Miranda Green- was . granted a di
vorce from her husband, Edward, on
the ground of desertion. She was al
so given the custody of her child.
Court then adjourned to next Thurs
day.' - - -
GOVERNMENT SCOUT DEAD. 1 .
Helena, Mont, Oct 20. Deputy Unit
ed States Marshal Sam Jackson fell
from the first floor in the Capitol build-.
Ing into the basement last night and re-"
ceived injuries or wnicn ne uiea three
hours, later. Jackson", was the best
known officer in Montana. . He was a
pioneer of the Black- Hills and spent
his whole life, in the west. : For .years
he was a government scout. As a civil
officer, he hunted horse thieves and
cattle rustlers , through Hole-lu-the-wall
country and throughout Montana..
While -under-sheriff of Sweet Grass
county he trailed the men; who robbed
the" Northern Pacific mail and express
at GrayvCliffe in 18S4,. following .them
350 miles to the northwestern part of
the fctate, where his posse . surround
ed them killing- one:, and ". wounding
and capturing .tho .others. v--".: r,-'
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GIFTS FOR ORPHAN ASYLUM.
v- . r . . a f... ' t j. , j.
.: iw ii.iveu, vict. o. xeswruai was
the annual donation day-for the New
HavetiL orphan asylum and . besides
many gifts of clothing and various ar-.
tides there were gifts of cash 'amount
ing to $3,000.
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