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WATERBURY, CONN, MONDAY, NOVEMBER- 12, 1900. PRICE TWO CENTS: IALY DEAD. The Montana Millionaire Passed Away at New York. RRIGHT'S DISEASE THE CAUSE lie Returned From Europe, a Mouth or Two Ago so Sick That He Immedi ately Went Under Treatment Story of the Great Fight Between the Dead Man and Millionaire Clark. New York, Nov 12. Marcus Daly, of Montana, died at 8 a. in. to-day at tiie Hotel Netherland. Mr Daly's death has "oeen expected for some weeks. He came home from Europe about the middle of September and soon aferwards was obliged to lake to the bed. from which he never pgain arose. His physicians informed the relatives some time ago that Mr Daly' would die and so dangerously ill was he that they would give assurance of life only from day to day. Lright's disease, complicated with heart weak ness, was the cause of death. Marcus Daly was burn in Ireland iu 1812. He came to the I'nited States early in life and since ISTo has been a citizen of Montana. He became gen eral manager of the Alice silver mine and later came into control of the An aconda copper mine. At the time of his' death he was president of the Amalgamated Copper company. In politics he was a democrat. The dif ferences between Mr Daly and W. A. Clark have attracted much attention. The trouble started years ago over seme land near Butte, which Daly and Clark purchased together. Clark se cured water rights which Daly want ed, and raised 'on the price while a deal was being negotiated. The price was raised from $25,000 to five times that sum. Litigation ensued, culmi nating in an order from the courts com pelling Daly to pay Clark $225,000 for his interest, and Daly swore vengeance. Daly's opportunity, for revenge came In 1SSS, when Clark was the .democrat ic nominee for delegate to congress. With his immense influence at Ana conda. Daly was able to throw a heavy vote to Carter. Clark's republican ri val, which had previously been cast for the democratic party. Montana became a state in 1SS9. At the first state election Clark was the democratic nominee for representative in congress and J. K. Toole for gov ernor. The latter was elected, but Clark was defeated, supposedly to Daly influences. Clark was then put forward for the United States senate. After a bitter contest the legislature was organized by both partitas, each '-laiming to be legal. The republicans named Thomas c. rower ami v . r . Sanders for their senators, while the democrats put up Mr Clark and Ma jor Martin Maginnis. ' The republi cans were seated. ' Daly's influence de feated Clark in a second contest in 1S13. In that legislature the demo crats had 33 votes, the populists 3 and the republicans 33. The Daly democrats, numbering nine, voted sol idly for ex-Congressman W. W. Dixon, and there was a deadlock for the en tire session of sixty days. Telegrams from men like Calvin S. Brice and W. C. Whitney and others equally high in their 'party were sent to Daly to with draw his opposition, but he ignored them and the fight continued. The next fight between Daly and Clark was over the location of the state capital. Helena. Missoula, Boiseman and Anaconda were in the fold. Daly advocated tne last named place. Clark at first favored Butte, but finally changed to Helena and it was chosen. The senatorship became another bone of contention between the two millionaires last January, and Clark was elected. Daly had the val idity of the election contested, on the ground of bribery, when Clark pre sented his credentials to the United ' States senate. The use of money iu the election was freely acknowledged on both sides, though it was claimed that the expenditures were for the ini mediate expenses only. The contest resulted in the senate voting that there had been no election by the Montana legislature. This year' Clark made a tight for the election oi memuers ui me legislature in his interest and won. His return I till I , 1 1 T 1 . 1 1 vrn Tuo U1MN F I Ill .lllllil .ary is assured. . No mining 'property has achieved greater fame as a producer of divi- dends than the famous Anaconda. Or iginally bought as a silver mine, it jtcme famous for itScopper and to it Clarkand Daly, owe their large for tunes. ' Back in the '70's two miners named Hickey,' from St Lawrence count-; this state,-went to Montana, They selected a hill overlooking the little mining camp of Butte and began . .to sink their shaft. They struck a fair vein, of silver, but " lack of funds made them stopwork and offer to sell. .. Marcus Daly bought the property f,or $35,000. He acted, it is said, as agent for J. B. Haggin, of California, who had sent him, , or at least gets the credit for it, to Butte to buy him some' good mining property. As the new owners ran their shaft . down they opened' 'one of the world's greatest copper mines, with silver enough to pay all expenses and hav int the. copper as clear profit, v Daly was superintendent and part owner1 of - the great mine. He bought the adja cent properties. He founded the town of Anaconda in a valley twenty-five miles distant ahJ located where-there is an exhaustless supply of water and " wood two indispensibles , for the r-uii..LiuF, ....... - -- . v. .... . l that pi aee" he erected the greatest eop- per plant In the world. - - ; uaiy oaa a passion ior norses or oiooa ana speeu. ne owneu xue . 000 colt Hamburg.' ' Tammany." Mon tana. Senator Grady, .Gwendoline, Og- den. and: other famous winners. , , He v -tried to buy the .winner, of the Derby and Ascot races, of 189. Galtee -fMore. lmt his (offer pt $125,000 was not? ac- rented. . . . , e v .t. ' A,t Mf Daly's death ped were Mrs "naly.';Ma'fcus. Daly;"Jr, bis son, and his daughters,' Mary, . Margaret ' and Harriet. Mr Daly was conscious only at inter vals yesterday. At 4. o'clock this morn ing he revived from a. . sinking' spell and seemed more than ordinarily bright. He asked that his family be summoned. "Only a little- while more, a little bit more," he said, when asked if he was better. The family came hastily and remained until the end. Death ame so peacefully that the physicians alone knew when it was all over. TEST OF NAVAL GUNS. Two of the Most Powerful Ones to Be Tried at Indianhead. , ' New York, Nov 12. Two naval guns, the most powerful of their re spective calibres in the world, will be tested this week at the Indianhead proving grounds. 'says a Washington dispatch to the Herald. One of these weapons is twelve inches and the other six inches in calibre. They were built in the naval gun factory in the Washington navy yard, under plans passed by Rear Admiral O'Ncil, chief of the bureau of ord nance. . , The approximate amount of smoke less powder required for each charge of tiie 12-inch gun is 4ul pounds. The projectile weighs 8ii0 pounds. Rear d;niral O Neil estimates that the muzzle velocity will reach, if it does not exceed. 2.800 feet a. second, and the energy is estimated at 40.442 foot tons. A shell fired by this gun will perforate 23.5 inches of herveyized steel and 20.4 inches of Krupp steel. By using capped projectiles a still greater thickness of Krupp armor can be perforated. The latest twelve-inch gun built abroad has produced a max imum muzzle velocity of 2,000 feet per second. Kear Admiral Bradford, chief of the bureau of equipment, will estimate in his forthcoming annual report for SSOO.OOO for the construction of new- coaling stations. He has awarded a New York firm a contract for construc tion of a coaling station at French men's Bav. Me. This station will ac commodate 12,000 tons of coal. He has concluded negotiations for the pur chase of a sit for a coaling station on Narragansett Bay, obtaining a traiS of 14S acres, possessing a water front of three-quarters of a mile. The price paid, for the land was $33,000. RESULT OF THE ELECTION. Foreign Papers Say It Will Cause No L'neasiness Abroad. St Petersburg. Nov 12. The North ern Courier, a journal with radical ten dencies, referring to the result 'of the elections in the United States, express es the opinion that the fact that Presi dent's McKmley's re-election did not cause uneasiness abroad is sufficient proof that America remains peace loving, despite of imperialism, and that the. world understands this. An Anglo- American alliance, the paper says, would not endanger universal peace. since, after America. England is the most peaceful state in the world, and it thinks that England s numerous small wars in Africa' and India and the Transvaal war do not disprove This statement. It was not a desire for ter ritorial aggrandizement that caused the Indian wars, but the exposed con dition of the English frontier, which Russia threatened. Discussing Lord Salisbury's speecli at the lord mayor's banquet in London on Friday evening, the Rossija and the Novosti appear to be discontented over the prospective adjournment of the Chinese question. The Rossija de clares that the "ostrich policy" will be ruinous, for Russia will gain her de mands by independent action. The Novosti discovers in the speech indications of a future conflict between Great Britain and France, and asserts that they owe it to themselves and to Europe to prepare accordingly. The Novoe Vreniya thinks that Lord Salisbury did not describe Great Brit ain's weakness. Great Britain's weakness resulting from the South African war is suffi ciently strong terms. CHARGED WITH STABBING. Seymour, Nov 12. .Tames Leonard is locked up here on the charge of stab bing Jacob Faber as the result of a dog fight last liight. Both men were out walking last night, accompanied by their dogs, when the animals got into a fight. Faber attempted to sep arate them and while doing so he kicked Leonard's dog. Both men then got into an altercation and Falter re ceived an ugly cut two inches long in the abdomen. Leonard protesses ig norance of the stabbing. . ANOTHER POLAR JOURNEY. St Petersburg. , Nov ' 12. Baron Toll's polar expedition, under the aus pices of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, is wintering in the Kara sea, on the northeastern coast of Siberia. It will send an expedition to the Taimyr peninsula, next spring, to es tablish an observation station. BURGLARS IN STAMFORD. Stamford. Nov 12. The. houses of Mrs Clara Cudd and Edward B. Gor man. on North street were entered by burgiars last night or early this morn ing. Property of 'the value of $400, consistintr of watches and jewelry, was taken. There is no .clue to the rob bers. . BOYS BURN A BARN. Portland, Nov 12. A large hay barn owned by ex-Selectman . George" P. Swasey was burned late Sunday' p'-; ternoon, Involving a loss of $1,200. Some boys who had beeh playing foot ball retired to the haymow in the barn to rest and smoke and they get fire accidentally to the hay. ' ; " . v MISSING FROM, STAMFORD. -Stamford. Nov 12. Charles , Light, aged 40. a gardener,- has been missing from his , home.- here since r Thursday. He was married less than a yearago. His wife says she is unable to -assign any cause for his-disappearance. ,,. IiADY CUftZON lSrOT ILTi: 'c Bombay; Nov 12. The, reports1 that Ladyturzon of Kedlestpn. 'wife of 'the-, Tfceroy of India, Is ill,' are' absolutely groundless.-' .- She .. is enjoying ; the best of health. :( ' 1 HE REPORT CONFIRMED. t Henry Villard's Death Caused by a Severe Cold. History of yillard. Whose Father Was for a Time Superintendent of Our Coast Survey He Married a Daugh ter of William Lloyd Harrison in Boston in 1SU3. New York, Nov 12. The report of the death of Henry Yillard is con tinued. He U!ed from the effects of a cold contracted a week ago. Henry A'illard was born Heinrich Hilgnru in Speyer. Rhenish Bavaria, on April 11, 1S35. His great uncle, Theo dor (Father of Julius Hilgard, who be came superintendent' of- the United States coast survey), led a. migration of the family connection to Belleville, Illinois, in 1S35. Ills father, 'Gust a v, was in the judicial service of the Ba varian government, and ended judge of the supreme court at Munich. - Young Hilgard was educated at schools in Zweibrucken, Phalsboiirg and Speyer. but in October, 3.S33, broke off his university studies, and set out for the United States, intending to join the colony of his relatives at Belle ville. His father's opposition to this step made him borrow the surname of a French schoolmate at Phalsbotirg. and he became Henry Yillard. Arriving at Belleville, he became a newspaper reporter and continued in the profession until 1806. During these years he served as a legislative corre spondent in Indiana and Illinois: a po litical reporter, reporting the Lincoln- Douglas debutes, the Chicago conven tion which nominated Lincoln, the Lin coln campaign and later as a war cor respondent and a European correspon dent. The papers he served in this period were the Cincinnati Commer- ial, the New York Herald, the Chi cago Tribune and the New i ork tri bune and part of the time die was at the head of news bureaus at Washing ton. Early in 1SS1 Mr Yillard acquired the New York Evening Tost and the Nation. In January. 3S03. in Boston, he mar ried Fanny, the only daughter of Wil liam Lloyd Garrison. In 18:18 he was chosen secretary of the newly found ed American Social Science associa tion, having its headquarters in that city, and did not finally relinquish the post till 1871. It was in the latter year that while on a visit to Europe Mr Yillard began his railroad career. He formed a con nection wiih Frankfort and Berlin bankers, and in 1K73 returned to the United States, buying for me German bondholders the property of the Ore gon and California Railroad company and the Oregon Steamship company, being made president in 1S75. He act ed as one of the receivers of the Kan sas Pacific Railroad company, and lat er bought up the bonds of the road. He became interested Til rfie Oregon Steam Navigation company, of which ho became president, and then formed the Oregon and Transcontinental. with which he merged the two other companies to a so-called blunt pool with the Northern Pacific, being chos en president of the latter company. A few years later the companies in which he was interested became so in volved that there was a collapse in which Mr Yillard suffered very heavi ly. -Returning to Germany he form ed new .financial relations which en abled him to repair his fortune, juid coming back to this country he start ed in 'once more as a capitalist. In 1890 he purchased frohl Thomas Edi son his electrical manufacturing fac tory and with the Edison Lamp corn puny of Newark. N. J., and the Edi son "works at Schenectady. N. Y as a basis, organized the Edison General Electric company of which he became president, serving in that capacity for about two years. In October, 1880. he became chairman of the Northern Pa cific board of directors, but ihe panic of 1803 again occasioned the . loss of most of his fortune and led to his withdrawal from railroad manage ment. - Mr Yillard lived in New York city, his summer home being at "Sherwood" at Dobbs Ferry, Ou-the-Hudson. Mr Yillard, when he died, was sur rounded by members of his family, including Mrs Yillard and his two sons, Oswald and Harold Yillard. and two physicians. He had been uncon scious for two days and was in that condition to the last. His death, it is said, was caused by cancer of the throat. The funeral will take place Wednesday. l BASKET BALL. A large number of people witnessed the basket ball game at theY. M. C. A. gymnasium on Saturday night be tween the Nonpareils and the Moni tors. The former won by the score of 17 to 11. Curtiss of the Monitors played an excellent game, making all the goals for his team. Dixon played a fine game for '.the Nonpareils. The teams played as follows: Nonpareils. Position. Monitors. Dixon .. forward Davii Towle. . ,. forward . . . 1 '. .Geering Earle ......... center ...Curtiss Finkle guard .' . . . Taylor .Nicnois guara . . . Mefartiand S GERMANY ON TARIFF, : 12. About 300 represen tatives ' of industry, commerce . and finance from all parts of the empire. organized an association yesterday, the object of which is to urge the niayite nance .of the present German customs policy and to combat the Agrarian agi tation for a prohibitive tariff. ., .. XABBIVAL OF' STEAilERS, .? Boston, Kov:i2.-i-A.rrived:-! Steame Michigan. franuLondon.r .-. .". ; -. New York, Nov 12-. r-Arrived: Steami er , Msasdam, from Rotterdam, v, : , .DELAGOA AWARDv SETTLED, j . London, Nov 12. The Uelagoa Bay railroad saward was finally settled tok Clay.' i .,-,.- , , -t. MOROCCO DECLINES.1 Refuses to Meet the Demands of the United States. Washington, Nor 12. The govern ment of Morocco has again declined to1 meet the demands of the United States for the payment of an iudemni ty on account of the killing by a mob of Marcus Essagln, a- naturalized American citizen. The last request was made by United. States Consul Gummer and' the decliuatioli of the government of Morocco was accom panied by an intimation of its free dom from liability under the terms of convention between Morocco and Spain. The ' state department ha come to the conclusion that the state consul's representations will be more effective if he is supported morally by, the presence in Morocco waters of a I'nited States warship, and it is proba ble he will make his' visit to Fez to again present the ease as a passenger on a vessel to be selected by the war department for the purpose SENATOR HANNA SPEAKS. Says He Has No Pet Measures to Bring Before Congress. Cleveland, O., Nov 12. Senator Han na. has returned here after a brief vis it to New York. He expects to remain in this city until congress convenes. In discussing the coming session of that body, Mr Hanna. said: "Congress this year will have some very . important duties to perform. Three great bills the Nicaraguan ca nal bill, the army bill and the ship subsidy bill are to cotne before it. The Nicaragua commission Will make its report early in the session and the debate iu the senate will probably be gin early. I presume there will lie changes of some importance in the bill. It is reasonable to suppose that a lapse of several months has made a difference in the sentiment of the peo ple on the bill and a change , some of its main features will be y , natural result. The costa Kican ,eaty. es pecially involved ug iu .insiderable difficulty and the Costa Rican govern ment had to be consulted with." BOERS WERE SURPRISED. Buller Says the Time Is Coming When He Will Be Vindicated. London, Nov 12. The war office has received the following dispatch from Lord Roberts: "Johannesburg, Satur day, Nov 10. Methuen surprised Com mandants Snymau'and Bermass near Lynchburg yesterday. Three dead Boers found and thirty prisoners ilnd several wagons captured. No casual ties among the British." Southampton, Nov 12. Replying to the address on the presentation of the freedom of the city yesterday General Buller exhibited great emotion, and answered his critics vigorously. He declared that when the history of the war was fairly written it would be found that the British army in South Africa had confronted difficulties far greater than any army operating against au equally civilized enemy had ever previously experienced. He cit ed the Boers' superior range of vision and familiarity with the Kaffir Ian guage and country. PLAYED A TIE GAME. Elms of This City and T, A. B.'s of Torrington. The Elm Athletic club football team of tiiis city went to Torrington Sat urday and played a tie game with the T: A. B. of Torrington, which is one of the strongest teams in the state. Torrington won the toss and chose the goal. Waterbury had the ball and kicked off to White, who was thrown back for a toss. After a few minutes play the ball went to Wa terbury on downs. Gallagher was sent through the line for fifteen yards. Wa terbury carried the ball up to Torriug ton 10-yard line. Torrington Took the ball on down and carried it to Wn- terbury's 20-yard line and was held for. down. Waterbury brought the ball to the center and time was called for the first half. Torrincton kicked otr and Crouan carried it down the field for .- yards and it was held in Torrington's territory until lime was called. Score. Torrington 0. Water bury 0. -The features of the game were the playing of Buckley ut center, who played against a star player, who weighed 230 pounds, and the tackling of Keating on end and a run of 05 yards by Cronau. The teams lined up as follows: Waterbury. Torrington. Sheehan right end Holleren White right tackle Smiller Coyle .. Buckley Cronau Bunce . Keating Dunn '.-. , . right guard . . . center . left guard . . . left tackle . . . . left end . . . . . Keef e Knapp Millott Keerser . .White quarterback McDermott McDonald ... right halfback . Conner . . Dalton . . Lawlor Hanna left halfback Gallagher .... fullback . A DOSE OF IODINE. South Manchester, Nov 12. Mis Rachael Cone, daughter, of A. W. Cone, a member of one of the'most prominent and wealthy families of Manchester Green, died this morning from the ef fects of a dose of loxline, taken last night with suicidal intent. No rea sons are assigned for the deed. WEATHER REPORT. Washington, Nov 12. -For Connecti cut: Rain to-night ancr Tuesday; southwest winds, becoming brisk to high during Monday night. ' Baromf Tern. W. Wsa. Bismarck 30.08 -32 Boston 29.92 42 Buffalo .......29.90 34 Cincinnati . .. ,30.20 30 Chicago ......29.98 30 ' Denver 30.26 38 Helena v. ..... .30.28 50 Jacksonville . r0.08 50 .Kansas City .30.18 32 Nantucket :'. - .29.92 48 New? Haven .. .29.94 37 Nw Orleans. -30.84 42 NiwYorki 29.88 40 Ptttsbirgj...:.. 30.06 34 S Louis -30.20 38 Si Paul . . i29.88 ' 36 N Clear W Cloudv NW Cloudy SW PtCldy SW Cloudy S Clear -W. Cloudy V- Rain'g SW Clear ; SW Raln'g NW PtCldy N - Clear NW Cloudy W. Clear i SW Clear . NW Pt Cldy AVarfhingtoB -V30.04 86 NW Clear ItllLIjlEIlIED. President McKinley Determined to Send Him to London. Londoners Are Said to Have a Warm Affection For Hay Discussing the Return of Choate and What He Will Turn His Hand to Cabinet Rumors. New York, Nov 12. The Journal and Advertiser, says in a Washington dis patch: That Secretary of State Hay shall return to the (Court of St James as" the ambassador from the United States is the determination of Ihe president. His plan is based on the desire of the present administration, the British foreign office and Secretary Hay himself. No ambassador of minister from the I'uiled States has ever lieen so wel come as Colonel Hay will be at Lon duu. Officials say there is time enough to consider what will be offered to Mr Choate, the present ambassador at London. Mr Choate may resume his law practice in New York, or lie may consider that an exchange of places with Colonel Hay would not be un desirable. But Secretary Root's name has recently been mentioned for the state .portfolio Says the Times in a special from Washington: . The talk about the immediate dis ruption of the cabinet is without foun dation. The cabinet will stand by the president until his next inaugura tion. Those members who are anxious to retire will have their chance then. Nevertheless there will be changes on March 4. though the president would be satisfied if there were not. Many of the members of the present cabinet are anxious to return to pri vate life. The most conspicuous ex ample is Attorney General Griggs, who makes a considerable sacrifice by remaining. Postmaster General Smith accepted his place solely because the president wanted him iu the cabinet. He has no great liking for the office though he has studied ils duties and discharged them conscientiously. Mr Smith y f like to leavethe post office inient but it is not iiu probaK it he will be transferred to some drner office so that Mr Mc Kinley may still have him in the cabi net. Secretaries Gage and Long have often spoken of as anxious to retire. This leads to confident statements that they will not be in the next cab inet. There is no certainty of that, however; The president has already induced Mr Long to remain In the cabinet against his wish, and may do so asain. At one time it was reported that Secretary Hay would not stay in the cabinet through another administra tion. Of late, however, and especially since the country learned to appreciate Mr Hay's work in the department, there has been no indication that he would retire. Secretary Root will almost certain ly be in the next cabinet. There is no man upon whom the president more thoroughly relies. He will continue to be secretary of war unless Mr Hay retires, in which case Mr Root proba bly will take the state department. Secretary Wilson will also remain in the cabinet, unless all signs fail. Nothing is known about the intention of Secretary Hitchcock. DAVID DILLON'S PETITION. Has Been Postponed For a Hearing Until To-Morrow. The petition of David Dillon of South Wilson street, for the custody of his children was given a hearing in the probate court to-day before Judge Lowe. The petitioner alleged that the mother, in whose care they are at present is unlit to have them. Mi Dillon was represented by Attorney Wood and Mrs Dillon by Attorney Byrne. The hearing was simply a re petition of tilings that have been heard often before in court between the Dillons. The last hearing which was held in the district court resulted in giving the children, of whom there are five or six, to the mother and that tiie father should pay her Jf3 a week through the selectmen. The last .part of this order the old man has faithful ly, and, it may be said, spitefully com plied with, for every week he presents himself in the select mens' office with the required sum in red cents. To day's hearing showed that the feel ings between the couple hay-; not been improved, at lea.st on the j irt of the father who showed his euL.ity to his wife in every word he uttered. All the children were asked whom they would prefer for their guardian and all rescinded in favor of their mother. The he, -lug was conducted in great detail a. 1 was continued to to-morrow morii.flg. BARLOW-PA It SONS CASE. The Work of Taking the Evedinece Commenced To-day. The taking of evidence in the case of the Barlow Bros company against Mrs Eliza Parsing began to-day in the office of Kellogg & Kellogg. Mrs Far- sons' si deposition was taken in the pres ence of all ' the counsel engaged, of whom there are half , a dozen or more. This was done to save Mrs Tarsons the inconvenience and publicity of ap pearing in i court. The case was set down for hearing Thursday, but it is doubtful if I will come up that day, there being a number of cases ahead of it. If all these will be tried the probability is that it will not be heard until next week. However, . the case may be said to b'e now fairly in court. Mrs-Parsons' s deposition will be niade public later. All that' was given out to-day was that she was given a severe ci i .ss-exaniination. :, DISTRICT OF" PORTO . RICO. ' Washington, Nov 12. The follow ing order was made public in the war department to-day: 1 War Department, Washington, -November S, 1900. . By direction of the president, the depart ment "of Porto Rico will discontin ued on December 15, 1900 and the Is land pt Pot$o Rico and the islands and quays - adjacent thereto will oe ; 'at tached to the department and designat ed as the district of Porto' Rieoi " COLLISION THIS MORNING. Trolley Car and Coal Cart Come To gether in the Fog. Patrick Caufillon, an employe of the City Lumber and Coal Co. narrowly escaped serious injury on South Main street this morning, about 9 o'clock. The fog had not fully lifted at the time and it was difficult to see objects at ally great distance ahead. The driver of tiie team had on a load of coal and wood and had readied a point about opposite Dover street when a trolley car collided with his wa;or. and threw him oiU, shaking him up badly. It was one of tho?e cases where probably no one could be blamed for the run in. but in any case the driver of th cart appeared to be Ihe principal sufferer.' The cars should keep their lights burning and clang their bells right and left on such morn ings as this wlifu the fog was so thick that, a fellow could hardly see a foot ahead of him. . Mr Cantillon was removed to his home Peniberton street, where he was attended by Dr O'Hara. who found him badly cut and bruised. FIRE IN BRIDGEPORT. Bridgeport. Nov 12. Postmaster Marigold's printing office caught fire this morning bjit the blaze was extin guished without loss. The blaze com muuicawd from a tenement house ad joining, where the loss was nominal. CITY NEWS. Miss Annie Moore of New Haven is. visiting Miss Sadie Guilfoile of South Willow street. Mr and Mrs M. J. Keefe are receiv ing congratulations over the arrival at their home of a fourteen-pound baby girl. Dr and Mrs Kilmartiu have returned from their wedding trip. They will reside ill the Frank Brothers block on South Main street. There was a large attendance at the family entertainment of tiie Concordia Singing society iu Concordia hall last night. An interesting musical and lit erary program was rendered. The Wigwam reservoir Is now up nine feet and a half higher man it was befor the recent rain storm. The brooks are full and rushing into it at a rapid rate, so that the supply is not likely to give out right away. ' A large number of people from this city left on the morning trains to at tend the Bridgeport -centennial cele bration to-day. The Waterbury Mili tary band and the Helhiiaun Advance drum corps also went down, having been engaged for the occasion. The directors of the New York, New Haven and Hartford road met in New York Saturday and re-elected the offi cers President, John M. Hall; treas urer, William L. Squire; secretary, William D. Bishop, Jr. President. Hall was warmly congratulated on the suc cess of his first year in office. Yesterday was the first time service was held in St John's church since the work of renovating the bintdiug was commenced. The attendance was very large, and the pastor, Dr Rowland, preached an interesting and instruc tive sermon on the gospel of the day. Mrs .T. W. McCoy, who for several years has conducted a boarding house in Camp's block on East Main street and before that conducted a grocery store and saloon at the corner of East Main and orange streets, has wold her boarding establishment to a Mrs French of Wolcott. It is Mrs Mc Coys' intention to conduct a first class boarding house in New York city and she left for her new abode to day. Mrs McCoy's many friends wish her a happy future in her undertaking. People who haTe to ride over the Naugatuck crossing ou Bank street are complaining loudly against the rough manner in which they are jarred and shaken up in crossing the tracks. It was bad enough before repairs wore made on the tracks but now it is much worse. A prominent doctor of the city said that it was a very bad place and that iu riding over it one received a severe shock to one's ner vous system. In any other city such a condition of affairs would nor be allowed to exist and they shouldn't be allowed in Waterbury. A pleasant social evening was spent at the home of the Misses Bessie and Grace Meyrs ou Wall street last evn ing where a number of their friends had assembled. The evening was pleasantly spent in games and other amusements. Instrumental and vocal music formed a part of ihe evening's entertainment. Joseph Lawlor and the Misses Alice Wolff and Bessie Meyrs rendered several piano select ions and Miss Grace Meyrs was heard in a soprona solo while Thomas Sayers delighted all with a pleasing recitation. After had partaken of a elegant spread, the party broke up'and wended their several ways homeward. Joseph M. Lawlor. a student at the Holy Cross college, is spending a few days in tewu with his parents on North Main street. Joe plays right tackle on the Holy Cross varsity ele ven ana is ene of their star plavers. The eleven played in Middietown Sat urday and was beaten by Weslevan bv the score of 11 to i. John Shields of Watertowu plays quarterback ou the Holy Cross eleven and is considered an excellent : player. He.-is also spend ing a few days at his home. Both players will return to college on AYed uesday. Walter, MonacaiC another of Waterbury's. representatives . at Holy Cross, plays a star game at right tackle on his class eleven. It looks as if Terrence Coughlan will not have a monopoly of the ice trade in the South End. Bernard Coyle. who has retired from the hack and trucking. business, is about to engage in the ice business, and as he has an excellent place' tp build 41 plant there is no reason why he 'should not make a succes.s of it. The only drawback to Mr Coyle and others who contemplate going into the ice traffic is the diffi culty in securing suitable ponds to harvest Ice on but it is thought -that this will be' overcome and that next season will witness a great change in the Ice question iu - Waterbury'- Of course these men am not -going info It for sport, but it is believed that they can make money at it and at the same time put the article on the market at a price that will be within, the reach of all. - Mr Coyle's , property is on tbe s"mmit qf Baldwin street, south of Washington street, and can easily be made an ideal spot to store Ice in. CONSOLIDATION. Aldermen Will Diicuss the Sub ject This Evening. THE DRAFT OF THE BILL. Said to Have Been Prepared By. .At torney John P. Kellogg Yet Repub licans Are Howling and Crying -About the Measure Being For the Good of All Appoint a Non-Partisan Committee. . ', It is very likely that the aldermen will take some action, to-uicht on thu - petition regarding the consolidation of rue town and city governments, and in consequence it is important that all the members should be present and have something to say on the subject. . one way or the other. The republi cans claim that they do not want to make political capital out of it and Ihe democrats are not in a position to make a political job out of it if thov cared to. so that if the bill UnnliV agreed upon should not turn out to he non-partisan the public will know where to place the responsibility. "Of course it sounds well to hear the re- puoiican aldermen, who are in the ma pority, declare that they do not want any politics in this measure, but snm of them are so anxious to inject a Jit- ue pontics into it that -they are afraid any one but John P. Kelloesr. chairman of the republican town committee, will get a peep at it. to say nothing about having anything to do with drafting such a bill as would meet the- case. -When the matter was first brought to the attention of the aldermen oije of the republican members moved that it be referred to John Kellogg with in- " structioii that he prepare a consolida tion liill and present the same to the next session of the general assembly. One of the democrats asked if tiie mover of the motion intended to have it come before the aldermen when Mr ' Kellogg had got through with it, and before sending it to Hartford, and the gentleman was candid enough to' ac knowledge that he did not. There's tiie kind of a consolidation bill they want to send to the legislature while at the same .time proclaiming that no man shall dare even think of politics iu connection with this move. . The democratic members of. the board thought the question of sufficient, im portance to be submitted to the peop'e and reminded their neighbors that this could be done at little or no expense. This was three or four weeks before election and the aldermen would have . lofs of tinfe to learu whether the peo-' pie wanted it or not before instructing the city attorney to draft the bill, but the republicans gave this the deaf ear. They thought this would be dragging it into polities, but. of course, in their judgment, there would b no chance to s;ty anything like that In case the whole tiling should he left in the hands of the chairman of the republican town " commitlee. What a howl of indignation would go up from every remiblican in the city if the democrats should demand consolidation along lines mapped out by the chairman of the democratic town committee, even though he might be city attorney and just as competent to draft such a measure as Mr Kellogg is. admit red to be. Why, it would be regarded as a joke and would never be heard of a second time in the alder manic chamber. Absurd as this may appear, that is just exactly what more than one republican member of the board of aldermen would like to see done, and in the event of such action they stand ready to say that the demo crats have no cause to complain. If the republicans of Waterbury mean to be fair about this question of consolidation, and no doubt many of them do. why don't they refer it to a -non-partisan committee and 1st them get opiuions upon it in any way they see fit. call a public meeting to dis cuss the pros and cons of the matter if they so desire, and then draft . a measure which would give neither party any advantage over the other, and submit the same to the aldermen? This would show a disposition to do the right thing, but so long as they in sist upon a bill being drafted by Mr Kellogg, democrats and honest repub licans will take no stock in their talk, about endeavoring to eliminate politics out of it. There would be no- objec tion, so far as we know, on the part of democrats to Mr Kellogg, being a member of such a committee as we are talking about, but in the opinion of many citizens who have been. heard iiipuii line 1-iuijri.i, 1 uiuuiuii v vj vi 1 it.,.i should suggest to the board of alder- men the propriety of keeping Mr Kel logg out of it until they come to an understanding with the democrats as to what they want. Then it would lx -in order to refer the. matter to the city attorney and request him to push it through the legislature. GENERAL BULLERS OVATIOX. London. Nov 12. General Buller, ac companied by his -wife and daughter, arrived here this morning and report ed to the war office. Large crowds whic)1' .ad assembled at the Waterloo st:' x and in Pall Mall cheered the rf ..-ning general, who received an o ction. ' SPECIAL TOWN MEETING. ' Pursuant to the petition of twenty voters of the town of Waterbury, the legal voters of said town are hereby warned and notified that a SPECIAL TOWN MEETING of said town Will be held iu the City Court 'Boouii In the City Hall Building in said Water bury, ou Saturday, November 17, 1900, at 8 o'clock p. m. for the. following purposes: - ; :" 1 1. To take action with reference to dividing the territory of Oronoke School District of said town into two . separate and independent school dis tricts, and to designate the names by, which, said districts shall be known. 2. To accept, if it be deemed ad visable, a new highway known as Ray street, at Morningside, so called, in said town.' Dated at Waterbury, -this 12th day of November. 1900. . MORTIMER DORAN. ' WILLIAM T. DISLEY. . GEORGE A. BOUGHTON. . Selectmen.