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waterbury evening democrat, Saturday; December is, 1900.
TheCurrans , Dry Goods Co. S even To help you in your pur chasing we offer the follow ing special values from our large assortmenc of Christ mas Goods. Xmas Slippers, Men's Chocolate Viei Slippers, cpera toe, same also in black calf with patent trimming, $1.50. An excellent Slipper for men at $1 a pair, six different styles, includ ing black and tan, dougola, Ever ets. Ladies' Quilted Satin Juliettes in black, red and light blue, $1.25 a pair. A beautiful fleece lined, quilted NulliSer, with fur trimming, $1 a pah Children's soft sole kid and quilt ed Shoes, with fur tops, pink, light blue, scarlet and black, 50c a pair. XMAS BOOKS: GREAT BOOKS AT LITTLE PRICES A trade opportunity enables us to offer the cream of recent literature originally published to sell for $1.50 at 59e a copy. A beautiful line of Gift Books, in- ciuuing Emerson s. Browning s. liep worth s. Tennyson s and Phil lips Bros' Year Books, with cover embellished in gold, 50c each. The best line of 25c Books everv .snown in this city, including all me stanuara authors as well as Hentz. Cooper and Keid for boys best library bindings, fine paper aim clear print; w titles; your choice Zoc each. CHILDREN'S BOOKS: ' A large board covered book for t , children with bright colored pie- -r tuns, at juc. Cloth bound One Syllable Books tor children, favorite stories. 25c. : A. B. C. Fairy Tales, Red Riding Hood, Mother Goose and many other rhymes and stories, in linen and carboard, at 10c, 15c, 20c and Hoc. COPYRIGHT BOOKS: A full line of the new Books, in eluding Eden Hollow. Palace of . the King, Ring of Shield, Philip n inwood, Tales ot Ex-Tanks. Mis tress Ten wick. The Chirstian Three Men on Wheels, etc, etc, at - rock pot torn prices. 'S FURNISHINGS: Odd lot of Boys' and Men's Shirts, natural and camel's, value 50e, to . ' close ie. . Men's extra heavy camel's hair Shirts and Drawers, regular price C9c, 40c 'Men's single. and double breasted Shirts and Drawers to match, reg ular price $1.25, 98e. Boys' all wool Sweaters, plain or fancy striped, 9Sc. Men's wool Socks, black, natural or camel's hair, 12c. . Men's fine cashmere and wool Socks, 23c. - Men's- fine Wool Gloves, plain or fancy, 25c. New line of Men's Suspenders, choice assortment for the holidays, -at 25e. . Men's all' linen hemstitched Hand kerchiefs, 12e. . : A line of Men's Neckwear equal ' to any we have seen at 50c, 25c each. LADIES' UNDERWEAR: Ladies' wool ribbed, fleece lined Vests and Pants, white or gray, regular value 75c. 49c. Ladies' fleeced lined Vests and Pants, regular price 25c, 19c. Ladles Merino Pants and Vests, - regular 59c, at 43c. v ,;. Fleeced lined . Swiss ribbed JCnee Pants, French or straight band, good "raise at 35c, for 25c. Ladies' heavy Seeced lined Stock ings, ribbed tops, 23. . p , Wdigs'' fine gauge cashmere Stock ings, 23c. ' -'- ,':' Children's eiderdown Sacques,' ail colors, value 50c, at 39c. . Children's eiderdown --Bonnets, all color sv.at 23c, . .' ?1.50V sflk " . Bengaline Children's Bonnets, alticolors, 98c, Indies'. Silk Skirts,, with deep rnf- - e, aceordloa pleat, value $7.50, . 13.98. Currans Buying Days Until Xmas. Goods Co. Do You Know That we are selling Ladies' Garments equal to tailor, made at the price of ready made, and WE GIVE CREDIT. Will satify us. Our stock of Suits. Jackets aud Skirts is large aud varied and calculated to suit the most ex acting taste. The fact that we have been obliged to lease nn additional store on Fhoeri'x avenue Is proof postive that we have gained the confidence of the ladies. Come and see us. Courteous attend ants will be on hand to meet you. and if you decide to buy you will not need a long purse, ner be required to pay cash. Guarantee Credit Clothing Co. 33 East riain Street. 15 PHOENIX AVENUE. A. IR. COWLES HOLIDAY CHEER EVERYWHERE. ' CHAIRS, MORRIS i-tlAir, - All Over Our New Center Street Store ; LOW ROCKERS AND HUNDREDS In Multitudes of Seasonable Gifts. Pictures Elegant subjects, latest style frames. Decorated Glass. Beautiful Chinaware. Smoking Sets, Picture Frames. China Toilet Sets, Toilet Bottles, Pin Cushions, Buck ram Frames for Dolls' Hats, Chil dren's Caps, Toques, Silk and Velvet Hats and Bonnets. Misses' Tarn O'Shanters. Ladies' Misses' and Children's Trimmed and Untrimmed Hats and Bonnets. Golf Hats, etc. Lowest prices always, but at no sacrifice of quality. S3-..5 CENTER STREET. K. Dougherty SOME VERY PRETTY AND USE FUL Presents For Xmas. Fancy Handkerchiefs. Pooketbooks. Scarf Pins. Hat Fins. Hosiery. Perfumery. Fancy Hose Supporters. Fancy Suspenders. Umbrellas. We also have a complete line of Dolls from 25c to $1.23; dressed and undressed. K. Dougherty 1-15 SOUTH MAIN STREET. 'R .TOO MANY AIRS are put on by some people. We are not a bit stuck up, though we have THE FINEST LADIES' SHOES in the town. Anyway, that is what the ladies say. Don't you think they ought to know? The fairy feet of misses sweet are artistically decorated by our $1.00 Shoes; while the feet of laciies of ma ture years are housed in comfort and beauty by our g2.00 Shoes. The Ccnn- Soot atd Shoe Co., ES EAST MAIN STREET. 1 Iff n .1 I Hurrah ! For the Great FOR THE MEAT AND PROVISION BUSINESS. WE ARE ITS ADVOCATES. WE PRACTICE IT. y IT IS THE SECREJC OF OUR SUCCESS. WE WELCOME ALL COMPETITORS ON THAT BA SIS. IT- SIMPLY ENDORSES OUR MANNER OF DOING BUSI NESS. COME TO THE WEDNESDAY SALE AT THE CHAS. J. FINLEY, Manager TELEPHONE 110. 101 Shoe Distributors, M D, j. Lucy ' E. P, Fitzgerald p "8J 1$' .1t HOLIDAY FOOTWEAR, A large and better stock of Holiday Slippers will be found at our store this season than ever ; before. The. prices are right for everybody. Our Indestructible School Shoes ; Are the best. .Warm Shoes and Slippers for . . , ' young and old. Lucy 116 State Street, ' 4 New London. gig- UNDECIDED, WHAT TO " PURCHASE i . CHRISTMAS GIF. ; JUST rSTEP INTO OUR VAS ESTABLISHMENT -ALLOW OUR SALESMEN : TO MAKE SUGGESTIONS FOR YOU SHOW YOU OUR ; WONDERFUL HOLIDAY STOCK YOU DON'T HAVE TO BUY, JUST LOOK. GOODS STORED - FREE UNTIL CHRISTMAS. , TAKE A PEEP IN OUR SHOW WINDOW. SPACE WILL NOT ALLOW US TO NAME ONLY A FEW OF THE HUNDREDS OF SELECT PIECES WE BOUGHT FOR THE HOLIDAYS. ; '3C0 Fancy Rockers $l,5o Up. 5o Morris Chairs. 100 Couches. 60 Decorated Dinner Sets. 50 Decorated Toilet Sets. EXTRA ASSORTMENT OF MUSIC CABINETS, JARDINIERE STANDS, PALMS, CHILDREN'S HIGH TTitl . TTTT OF OTHER ARTICLES. WATERBURY FURNITURE CO HOUSE FURNISHERS and UNDERTAKERS Eroadway, Eext Poll's Theater. 139 East Main St. H E AD QUARTERS Herculine Malt INSURE HEALTH, APPETITE, GOOD DIGESTION, STRENGTHENS THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. lEcEctlle, Sl.75 a Bozen. WATEBBDRY GROCERY CO ODD FELLOWS' BLOCK. Next Door to P. O. PRUNES NEW CALIFORNIA PRUNES, Five Pounds for 25c CRACKERS LEMON GINGER SNAPS AND NICK NACKS, Four Pounds 25e POTATOES v a tt vp. POTATOES, ner bushel ?0c TOMATOES, CORN AND PEAS. Three Cans for 25c Greater B. I Grocery Co 130 EAST MAIN STREET. 'i YSTEM - 103 SOUTH MAIN STREET. ipsa Fitzgerald, 83 Barjk Street,- S ' s Waterburv. 455 . OlS. FOR Every -Customer Is -.' - ' rxrr-4 :.- .' ' rieasecr w no rias Had a Made By Us. Our stock is all new, work manship the very best, , deliveries prompt, and the prices the lowest. Just come in and look our line over. The MatzMrMarks Co 80 SOUTH" MAIN STREET. Dentistry Comfort, in teeth is what you get when you have your artificial plates or bridge work made by our SKiueu and perfect methods. Every piate is made to fit and gives perieei sauouiv tion. Gold Fillings, ?1 and up. Silver and Cement, 50 cents. Gold White Alley, ,75c and op. My new and painless method of ex- trnclug teeth. DR WALTKKS, 141 BANK STREET. Dr. E. R. Patzold, SURGEON DENTIST. Fine Gold and Silver Fillings. Geld Crown and Bridge Work A SPECIAL TY. Prices very moderate. Satisfac tion guaranteed, j Consultation in Eng lish or German. 90 BANK: STREET, ! I- Waterbury, Ct. Special Sale AT, THE Waterbury, Bargain Millinery. We will offer this week great BAR GAINS of the latest st3"le Trimmed Hats, Bonnets aaid , Millinery Goods. Don't delay as our prices will astonish you it will pay you to call any dis tance. Make no mistake, look for Freedman's Bargain Millinery 255 BANK STREET. Hats trimmed while you wait. Open evenings. One family house ot eight rooms, with large lot, on Burton street, $22. If you want a well drilled, ;or' your old one has gdue'dr'y aud you want it deepened, we can. flo: it for you, and do It right. W. IE3. TAEEETT, 104 BANK ST. FLORAL, Funeral Designs. If you have occasion to need a'Horal piece, and are undecided as to design or price, or where to get It, just re member that we can help you out nice ly. You may depend absolutely ou get- tins: complete satisfaction and full val ue for your money, whether much or little. Try us and bo convinced. DALTOIN CO, 199 Bank Street. . Prichard Building. Corner Grand St 0-1 1 . .1 nit! n . IT I acnooi ana umue auppuss Our Specialties. Stationery of Every Descrlp- x tion, Magazines, Sunday and & Daily Papers. We do First Class Engrav- 2 Ing, at the 5j Waterbury Stationery Sto, 0 201 EAST MAIN STREET. 2 A j Henry A. Hayden,"Manager. g , . . yt f. - .-- 1 What ShaH 1 1 I Give 1 S for a Christmna nresent? That's !3 the . question now. Why not give a pair of ' H Siippers or Warm , Fe't Shoes. They make a useful gift and are y, what you need now. a Men's High Nullifier Slip pers, black and tan. At $1.25 Men's Velvet Slippers At . v. - h -. "50c, 75c and 85c Men's Felt Slippers, leather - soles, yery warm.. At $1.00 Women's ' Felt Nulliflers, ' red, brown- and blacky At i Si Misses and Children's Felt ; &j Slippers. At 3i5c and 40c $t Women'" . TiV' T.:i.1Sio m I At-"... 69e 85c,;$l an(L91.25 ( Y jersey j-egcins nv cuu ynci-s. Women's 89c, ' Misses', 79c; !g , Children's, 69c. . Come in and see our nice line of Slippers. -8 Open evenings until Christmas. M - ". ' .." :r;75 Bank St, Waterhnry. Picture Frame AN HOUR WITH GOLDSMITH. Made Very Interesting By The Pupils . ' of Notre Dame. " - - Yesterday afternoon at the convent of Notre Dame, Sedes Jsaplentiae, Lit erary . circle, composed of the sub graduating class, Miss Angle Slocum, president; gave an entertainment en titled "An Hour With Goldsmith," which proved to be a rare treat and it is hoped that at no distant day the class will arrange to repeat the pro gram in the convent hall, where as mans' as possible of the lovers of Oliver Goldsmith's productions can bo accommodated. The exercises were held in the class room' on the north side of the building and the pupils had converted the place into a veritable "Sweet Auburn," the illustrated litera ture being so true to nature that one would think he was making merry with the jovial habitues of "The Three Jolly Pigeons," enjoying a stroll along the banks of the River Inny or watch ing the efforts of the "village train," at feate of strength and dancing bouts on the green. The drawings were thn work of Miss Sadie Beach. Miss Amy Blanehette and Miss Cecilia Heringer. Miss Beach's illustrations of the "De serted Village," the "Inn" and "Gold smith." were masterpieces. In the vil lage everything the poet tells about. Including "the hawthorn bush," was shown to good advantage, aud as for the "Inn," one would think he was looking at "the nicely sanded 3oor," and imagine that he could tell time on "the varnished clock that clicked behind thp door," and bo almost tempt ed to take a seat upon the desk that served a twofold purpose, "a bed by night, a chest of drawers by day." The representation of Goldsmith pictured him as the homely, yet happy mortal the world knows him to have been and proved that the artist had a keen con ception of her subject. "Auburn in Prosperity and Adversity" was the subject of Miss Blanehette' 3 illustrat ed efforts and it would be difficult to Improve upon it. There was enough In it to illustrate what the poet meant when he said "one only master grasps the whole domain," and "before Eng land's reign began every rood of ground maintained its man." The picture furnished an excellent object lesson regarding the results of British rule in Ireland and from an artistic standpoint might be considered a com plete triumph. "The School House" was the theme of Miss Heringer s portrayal and it was the best thing of tiie kind one would care to see. The village schoolmaster. Paddy Byrne, was there in all his glory, and after taking a peep at him the student of Goldsmith would readily recognize him as the same person whom the author had in mind when describing the man who held forth in the "noisy mansion" at Lissoy in his day and time. Miss Slocum opened the exercises by a sketch of a portion of the poet's life, which was continued by the other members of the class, the Misses Ivath- eriue MeGowan. Mary Turley, Lucy Hayes, Mary Butler, Helen Byrne, Sadie Beach, Amy Blanehette, Cecilia Heringer and Miss Mitchell, until the author's whole career had been gone over in a thorough manner, so much so that not a phase of his life was left untouched from the time he was ushered into life at Pallas. Longford, in 1728 until he died in London, in 1774. The essays were beautifully written and exceedingly well read. The class poet, Miss Mitchell, read some original lines on Goldsmith, which showed that she is no novice in the art of metrical composition. SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT. "His Better Half" Company at the Jacques. Another of those delightful concerts that have been present the last few Sunday nights nt the Jacques Is sched uled for to-morrow evening, the con tributing artists being the members of "His Better Half" company, which played last evening at Poli's. The company is none other than the "Aunt Hannah" company which recently played an engagement here with a Sunday evening concert at the Jacques and the satisfaction it gave on that occasion will be more than duplicated to-morrow evening. All the fine singers-that were with the company are still members, including Miss Ethel Tilsou, who has one of the sweetest voices ever heard ou the local stage, and they are prepared to furnish a program that will be better even than the fine one presented ou that occas ion. It will surely bo an attractive concert and ought to draw a large au dience to the Jacques. Rare Styles of Morris Chairs, The Popular Christmas Present. GO Patterns, from $3.50 to $35.00 each. Over 100 Couches to select from. We're selling lots of them for Christmas. Commencing Saturday, our store will keep open every night till Christmas, ' '. . -'inE- HampsonSellew-Furniture Co . v 154-15C GRAND STREET, WAR TAX ' REDUCTION, Express Reeelp'ts Hetained . v - List on ihe WASHINGTON, 'Dec.'. 15. The house yesterday adjourned without disposing of more than half the war revenue reduc tion hill. General debate closed at 2 o'clock, after which the bill was opened to amendment under the live minute rule. A determined effort was made to reduce the tax on beer below the committee rata of $1.60 a barrel, but the ways and means committee overwhelmed the oppo sition. . The committee, however, sus tained two signal defeats. In connection with the beer tax Mr. Payne offered an amendment in the language of the bill passed bj' the house last session designed to abolish the use of small beer packages, one-sixth and one-eighth barrels, but it -was defeated by 80 to 04 after charges that its purpose was to crush out the Bmall brewers. Another defeat occurred in connection with the amendment offer ed by Mr. Henry C. Smith of Michigan. The bill abolished the 1 cent stamp tax on express - receipts and telegraph mes sages, but retained the tax on railroad and steamship freight receipts. . Mr. Smith's amendment restored the tax oa express receipts and altered the form ot the section so as to compel the company instead of the shipper to pay the tax. The amendment precipitated a lively de bate, in the course of which Mr. Smith made a personal allusion to a L'nited States senator who is connected with one of the express companies. Mr. Payne ' vigorously fought the Amendment, but it was carried 123 to 100. Throughout nearly the entire legisla tive day the senate was in secret ses sion discirssing the Hay-Pauncefote treaty. No business of importance was transacted in the brief open session cx cept the adoption of the house resolution providing for a holiday recess to ex tend from Friday, Dec. 21, to Thursday, Jan. 3. After reporting; to the senate in execu tive session the new amendments to the Hay-Ptuincefoto treaty as made by the j committee on foreign relntions, Senator Lodge made nn effort to have a day set for the taking of a vote upon the treaty. He suggested next Thursday as the most ncceptable time, but did not suc ceed in getting the unanimous consent necessary. Senator Mason first made ob jection, and when he withdrew it Senator Money suggested that Senator Morgan had given notice that he would ask that the vote upon the treaty should be post poned until a vote could be secured upon the Nicaragua canal bill. Senator Mor gan, however, stated that he was not dis posed to make that contention any longer, because . he did not wish to do anything which v.-ould lead Great Britain to con clude that this country desires to take . threatening position. Senator Butler thei entered objections to fixing a time for a vote. Senator Lodge said that in view of the position taken he should press the treaty upon the attention of the senate early and late until n vote could be had, and he afterward declined to move an ad journment until Monday because of the refusal to allow a day to be named for a vote. THE TREATY QUESTION. It Will Be ITnelesB to Present a Sub stitute to Eneland. LONDON, Dec. 15. The Times, which regards the matter as 0 "check to Presi dent MeKinley" and suggests that "the new senate, meeting in March, may not consider itself bound by the present vote," says: "In any case, our course is perfectly clear. Mr. MeKinley is well aware that it would be a superfluous and unmeaning formality to present the mutilated Hay- Pauncefote treaty to her majesty's gov ernment. The proposal to give the Unit ed States military authority over the ca nal is analogous to that technicality re served for Turkey under the Suez con vention. It ignores such vital distinctions ns that Egypt is a vassal ot Turkey and that the exercise of the authority in ques tion requires to be sanctioned by the pro tecting powers under the treaty of Lon don. "England has made a frank and liberal offer in the hope of removing any possi bje cause of discord, and, despite the ac tion of the L'nited States senate, we be lieve the course of Great Britain is apple ciated by the people of the United States. If concessions are refused, we can only express our regret." "No other construction can be placed upon the action of the United States sen ate," says The Daily Chronicle, "than that senators have deliberately made ui their minds to force England into a falst position and to make the refusal to ratify the Hay-Pauncefote treaty come from this side. President SIcKinley, as usual, shouts with the larger crowd. 'If the United States go out of the way to break treaty engagements, -such con duet will come within the definition 01 nn 'unfriendly act. o are loath tr. think that the era of good relations with America is coming to an end, but if su were to take advantage of our complica tions in South Africa and China after we bad given our aid during her complicp- lions Willi iDlJUlli, vr vmiiu ..ivj.i 1 nor trust her friendship in the future." liny Bu Xot neslarned. WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 NotTi ith stniidine what amounted to the authorita tive denial that the secretary of state had resigned the story persistently circulated during yesterday and finally reached th-1 ears of some of Mr. Hay's fellow cabine! officers. These declared that nothing whatever was said at the cabinet meet ing on this subject and said even tin treaty proceedings in the senate were nci discussed. So, as before stated, it is nc; to be exjveted that there will be anj changtf in the head of the state depart ment, for the present at least. General Harrison at Ann Arbor. ANN ARBOR. Mich.. Dec. 15. Gen eral Harrison delivered a lecture last vening before the Students' Lecture as ociation of Michigan university upon he relation of the annexed territories and heir civilized inhabitants to the United States. It was. General Harrison de lared, not intended to be a legal argu nent on questions brought into discus ion by the Porto Rican bill, but rather a sopular discussion of some of the views hat have been expressed in relation to he status of our annexed territories. Che lecturer declared that we had done lomething out of line with our historical irecedents not in the way of expansion, mt in the character of it. He said we iad taken over peoples rather than lands, ,s heretofore. He held the view that the dvilized inhabitants of the territories vere citizens of the United States and ihat the revenue provisions of the consti ution relating to taxation for federal mrposes applied to the territories. i liner llcdaun jioset. - ' r-i'TSTvTT.L. N."T.:'Tec. lS. Navisra tion of the upper Hudson closed with tl departure of the steamer Onteora fa New York. The river at this point t closed tight by ice. Last year navigatioi closed two weeks later. ? " Fire In JaeUnon, Mleh. JACKSON. Mich., Dec. 15. Fire dt jtroyed the Lewis Spriug works in thi dty and badly damaged the same firm' ixlc- tnctory. The Joss Is between $50,01) ind $60,000, tMs covered by insurance BROOKLYN BR1ETS P. Keough will open his" place -tonight at 25 Lafayette streett.- Miss Margaret Cronan of South Leonard street has accepted a position as bookkeeper in the New York butter and tea store. . . There will be a rehearsal of the young lady minstrels to-morrow after noon at 4 o'clock in the Lyceum build ing. A full attendance is requested. The funeral of Thomas B. Miller will take place to-morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from his late residence, 185 South Leonard street, with services at St Patrick's church and interment in St Joseph's cemetery. Third Congregational church, the Rev Charles E. Granger, pastor: Preaching by tie pastor, 10:30 a. m.; subject, "Keep in the Way"; Sabbath school, 11:45 a. m.; rehearsal for Christmas exercises, 3 p. m.; Christiaa Endeavor, 0:15 p. m.; evening service, 7 o'clock. Harmony and Continental lodges. F. and A. M.. will attend even, ing service in a body. Seats will be reserved in the body of the church and the pastor will preach an appro priate sermon. All Masons, their fam ilies and friends are invited. A pleasant reception was given last evening by Miss Norah Mahaney at her home on Bank street, in honor of her. guest. M. McCarthv nf 4ni. A large and merry crowd was in at- tendance and the freedom of the house was accorded them during the even ing. Among those who contributed to the evening's amusement were the fol lowing: The Misses Alice Hughes. Mamie Denthy. Mary Kellv and Ade line Blansfield and Messrs William Hughes. Geor.ee Butler. Thomas Ma her, William Rtdlly and Martin Ha nean in delightful vocal solos, while the Misses Mamie Delanty and Louise M alone acted as accompanists in ad dition to rendering several exquisite piano selections. Miss Ella T. Smith as palmist was the most sought after person during the evening. She has a faculty of reading the hand in an admirable manner and she delighted all present with her accuracy. After palmistry had had its inning" dancing was indulged in and the merriest time of the evening resulted. Waltzes, two steps. Pchot tidies, jigs, breakdowns fol lowed In rapid succession. The mu sic for the last step had hardiv ceased when all wore invited to par take of an elaborate spread, which tlicy politely did. To say they did jus tice to the many good things which were served is speaking mildly. It was a late hour when the guests de parted, nil vowing that never before baa they enjoyed such an excellent t ime. IN SHORT CALENDAR. Judge Bradstreet Presided in the Dis trict Court To-day. Judge Bradstreet presided at short calendar in the district court this morning. Judge Cowell being disqual ified by his interests in some of the matters that were to come up for dis cussion. A number of motions of minor importance were granted. At torney Carmody was appointed guar dian over Mary O'Donnell et al in fore closure proceedings brought by the West Side Savings bank. The suit of the town of Waterbury against Mary J. Callahan has been settled. Attorney Thorns announced. This was a suit for taxes. In the two suits of the town against Contractor W. M. Hurl burt for taxes also, law days were se-, leered as follows for the defendants; May 0. and the succeeding davs for the following in this order: Attorney Carmodv as trustee. Harriet Mitchell. II. W. Mitchell and William Tyler of Middlebury. Mr O'Neill, representing the defendant, stated that these cases are sequels to the failure of the Par sons bank and that Mr Hurlburt re-fu.-'es to pav taxes on the property in volved simply because the Parsons bank eas? is ?-et in court and there fore it is unknown in whom the title of the property in question rests. The amount in the two cases is S odd. Next week being the last week of the term, Judge Cowell announced from his chair in the spectators' gal lery that for the convenience of his legal brethren aud to expedite matters he will hold short calendar next Thurs- dav. Mr O'Neill expressed, surprise when he was not notified of the as- rnments made last week and that but for the notice in. the Democrat he would not have known that any were made at all. Clerk Root replied that it was not worth while to have a list printed, there being only a few cases assigned for reassignment. It was de cided that hereafter all the assign ments should be published in the pa pers. The. rouowing assignments wen? made for next week .Monday: tan Wilmot against James O'Brien: Tues day, Sarah Clark against Michael Hughes. Benjamin Payeur against Victor Kelly: Thomas Clere against Margaret Joyce." Court then ad journed. KIMBALL SCHOOL ENTERTAINED The Hall Was Filled To Its Utmost Capacity. The pretty little hall connected with the Kimball school of music was taxed to its utmost capacity last night with nn giviionpu whif-h was more than de lighted by the excellent entertainment which was rendered by the following members of the faculty of the school: Leslie tj. augnan. viunmsi; oiguur Giovanni Tallarico, mandolinist; George Yates Keils. baritone; Harry Ludlow Cooke, pianist, and Mrs Wil liam Ellsworth Kimball, accompanist Mr Vaoghan, who has pleased Wa terbury audiences several times before) with his brilliant violin 6olos, never -played in a more delightful or charm ing" strain than he did last evening. His several selections were heartily applauded by. the large number pres ent. Siguor Tallarlco's selections on the mandolin were sweet and delight ful aud were favorites with the audi ence ns evinced by their plaudits. The piano selections by Harry Ludlow Cooke were simply exquisite. He is a pianist of rare ability. -: In Mr Kells, alone vocal music had an exponent last night and a worthy exponeut he" was. His two baritone solos were of an exceptionally pleasing and impressive nature. Mrs William Elsworth Kimball was an efficient ac companist. ,.- . MISSING LINK FOUND. Chicago, . Dec la.A special to the Tribune' from St Paul, says: A tele gram from New York, received last night, affirms that James J. Hill has resigned the presidency or the Great Northern railway to devote his time to his work as chairman of the board ot directors. It Is. also said that Mr Hill will become a director of the St Paul road, which would' form the missing link in the chain wherewith Hill and J. Pierpont Morgan writ control trans continental traffic ; ; "