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hi hat said to be Trolley Company's
Aim Authorities for
an Outbreak To-night
This evening1 closes the fourth week
nof Iho strike and the situation ia far
. worse now thau it was at the outset,
owing, it is believed, to outside inter
ference with Manuger Sewell. The
aim now of Manager Sewell and those
behind him' is not to settle the strike
ibut to break up the trolley men's un
!lon, to make an example of the men
to all the other employes of the Con
necticut Railway and Lighting Co in
this state. This is a considerable num-
' ber and the Influence of a break among
.the strikers now would be. extremely
far reaching. In his efforts; in this di
rection he. has been reinforced , by Col
onel Burpee, whose military know
ledge of handling men is counted upon
to bring big results.
The .men are stronger to-day, than
they have been since the strike was
called. They ,had in their pocket riving at uxenange place wiui snat
Thursday night, when . the colonel tered windows. The first incident of
Wflft his offer to tfikP back twenty- this kiud took place opposite the
five of them and the rest when the
mrt 1 1 1 1 1 121 ii v w t ii ii i . it ili J. Liir? r i nrJL i. iulaa t
the teleirram from their headquarters
ennouncln-sr that the strike had been
endorsed and that a check for $500 was
oil xne way. iub iwvun wub uuw i
aware of this, or that at that moment
they felt stronger and more determined
than at anv moment before 'during
rho strike. '. Snmp of those who wero
present have said that were the col-
onel aware of that telegram he would '
have made a different offer. U takes
some time to clear away the red tape
through which funds in a strike are 1
to come, but once they are cleared
there is no Interruption to their arriv-
al. Business men ' are better -aware
. a j.v.tM -Li 4-1 sv .Kits 4 v . errv Arn 1 TTi I
4-..ll.., Knr. Wn mnnf ii Itr
. v. : : ;
h Qf.. if . rrUn AX,aa nf avoVV
manufacturer and large employer of
labor is centered upon this effort, just
I . . . . . . I
as it was upon the machinists' strike,
'But unionism was then young; to-day
it is a young giant in this city, flour-
lshlng'and robust, so that it is appar-
ent that Manager Sewell, and Colonel
Burpee have undertaken a, ,blg con-
tract when they started in to break
up the trolley men's union. That is
what the. trolley men say and believe.
In anticipation of trouble this even
ing hi connection with the trolley
m ,si ,KW :
..- iL 1J . ..l,..rj-! I
respective posts . of duty oaiv this
evening to be readj-to-do special pv
lice, duty if required. This action
was decided upon byt the boaroof safe-
ty ut last night's meethig. , The meet.
ing was execuuve, uuv uu .
micht as well have been public, for
the business done is well known.. Very
little outside of matter connected
with, tha strike in its .relation to, the
nubile iWce was 'discussed,' such as
the new . amendment , to the charter
providing for the appointment of sev-
enty-five additional special policemen;
loitering on the sidewalk ana otuer
citv ordinance. Mayor Kilduffi pre-
eided at the meeting , and it is said about 8:30 when a car got stalled op
rated the police department for allow- posite Ilotchkiss & Temploton's store.
Ing 'crowds to loiter on the street, dur- A great crowd collected before Assist
In"' the evenings. of this memorable, ant Superintendent Cocldngs and Iu--wk
now closing. There will be no speetor Misscll got to tne place. The
trouble in selecting the seventy-five ad-
dittonal special policemen in case tuv
mr. wantwi. for there are applications
taloro on file. It appeared to be the
general opinion that the police have
t,01,n rtolnir exceptionally well during
the trying week and particularly m we
mt. -v mm v - 1 XV. I
respect of keeping tne tsiuewmivs uwut
Exchange place, remarkably clear of
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groups. . inueea, u, -
en minious mat riiHu ,
Frost in command of .the militia here
thousrU: It well to commend it to the
fcotlce of Governor Chamberlain.
' Ti.nf York papers say that Lieu
tenant Goss 'looks like the original
Artist Christy's groat pictures of the
United States soldier.
.Notwithstanding that, the men of
Cnmnunioa A and O have been coop
od up ull the week not a case of dis-
ordHv conduct or other infraction of
military or civil rule has been report -
od. This is a remarkably good record
or about tr0 men.
Air renins, n member of the strikers'
executive committee, suggests that all
fwtirte dealer and business men
lu srenrral hold a meeting and discuss
imiiev Bitun.tlon. Ho thinks this
would be a good plan to bring about
settlement of the dispute;
Private Leahy of Co C, who ac-.
cordinir to the New Haven papers was
taken to the local hospital suffering
from a badly cut head, the result of be
Ins stoned by a mob, sustained his in
juries by a fall in the High school
building where his company was quar
General Frost stated, to-day that
Governor Chamberlain has left it to
his discretion to direct the disposition
of the military under his command at
the armory. He held a conference
.with the governor this morning over
the telephone and came to the con-r-
rlusion that providing there Is no dis-
. turbance this evening the military will
be dismissed. Besides the conversa
tion he had with the governor he also
discussed the situation with, promi
nent citizens. Mayor Kllduff, Sheriff
Dunham and Chief of Police Egan.
The general does not anticipate' trouble
this evening. He believed the local
authorities had. the situation well in
hand now. He was asked if the re-
TKrt that1 the naval reserve would
substitute the local military, or, if the
occasion required, reinforce them and
he said there wa no foundation to the
rrpo-rt. Unless unexpected develop-
Trumts arise and trouble ensues, he ex
perts to be nbk to go home to-morrow
with staff.
Car Stalled on South Main Street
Mayne's Car Stoned Last
Night Traffic Light
, Last nlgnt several interruptions to
tnougnt the mgJit would be liveLer
tMn it tnrnoii t, h. WhlU. tne
tnan it turned out to bo. While tue
elements of mischief kept the guard
ians of the peace rather Dusy in some
parts of the . city, the nignt fell lar
snort of the expectations of those ui
rectly interested. One thing notice
able, however, was'Y the passenger
traffic. That seemed to have ahen
oif a good deal. . It lias not been
worth the trouble and expense, were
there not a principle . involved, since .
the outsef of the strike. Since the , hesses who were willing to prove that
military . men came here it has been the unan got his money. When Mar
vorv Bimiii T.fwt uvpninsr vorv fw shall heard tliis he executed a war
rode, owing,, no doubt, to the reports !
of trouble iii. iheair. It was a niaht
of apprehension.
Early in the evening cars began ar-
American Ring factory on Bank street
crowded and though it would seem 1m
- - w -w ..w- . w v- .
possible to do such a thing unnoticed,
it was out of the question to find out j
nuv uwm;uinu yu.w -"o t
damage was done, it would seem, with I
one hand, for thxeo windows were
shattered simultaneously. This car
was in charce of Gerald 'Mavne. the '
conductor, whoso conduct a week ago I
last evening was one of the causes of
precipitating the riot that night When
Mayne's car again passed the Ring
factory, another, window was 'broken
. Patrick Lunny, brother of Thomas ;
F., theHyell known hack driver, had
the ill luck to get between a passing
pr !Tirl f'l rivnrfl fhnf vtr.a
utntl nw It T.iititi-o' thniwht Via trroo in
z ;" ;,;: ;.; . 'rr:;
nf Btmiea. 0nv o,wi lrtrT,
he drove hard through it he did not
... " . . . - I
escape getting hit. . lie was struck
near the knee cap and laid up for half
an hom There was a deputy on this
car and when the first attack was
made he pulled his gun, it is said, and
made for the crowd. Had that crowd
been in the same humor that marked
the close of the terrible doings of last
Sunday morning, that sheriff would
have been sorry he ever interfered
with that crowd of boys and young
men. But the crowd- had , nothing
Antost 4-1-X' M. . . .1 1.1...
: r v "y :z:zt ti .
had. they cared to and let him . But
soon- after he -returned- to. the , scene i
with reinforcements and then a brief
but lively battle took place. The car
os damaged more tham it was when
ii wt me mi umc.v iiiicutwuj mill.
was the damage that was done. .. "It
was said that Mr Sewell was in this
croviyl. of deputies, but it is greatly
doxibted. ;
Car windows were smashed on the
Oakville and South Main street lines
and cars on the latter were withdrawn
about 11 o'clock. One of the biggest
incidents or tne evening occurred on
the' South Main street line. It was
men in charge of the car do not under-
stand what the trouble was. t Missell
and Cocklngs got the car under way
without bother, but there was great
commotion and excitement while the
car was held up. , The trouble was
wiui me circuit.
, 111. . - t i.
It has repeatedly been reported that
the non-union men have been verv of
fensive and sometimes actunllv innit-
. .. , v
on the streets. . One of the deputies
Is quoted as follows in this respect:
Of course L had read in the papers
all along about the non-union men in
sulting, or at least flirting with women
In the city, but I thought it wassail
rubbish. But to-night, as Deputy Ita
mettl and I were patrolling about the
switch near the . Farrcl foundry, the
car entered the switch and waited.
The motorman and conductor got off
and sidled over to two young ladies
J who approached on the sidewalk, and
endeavored to enter into conversation
with them. . The girls promptly told
them to mind their own bunnies,
"whereupon the motorman made a vile
remark to them. Sheriff, llametti took
the motorman's name and is going to
renort h s case to the sunerintendent."
report his case to the superintendent."
aw t,nt.nnf iu-
car was passing Judd street in the
west end, an Iron bar was' hurled
through one of the windows. On
board the car at the time were two
deputies and Assistant (Superintendent
Wales. The deputies lumped off the
car, but they failed to discover the
throwers of the bar, . T
One of the deputies who had been
traveling around the various linos
last night started for his sleeping quar
ters early this morning. Ho had a
room on North Main street, but was
puzzled as to tho exact locality. An
Associated Press representative dis
covered him whistling in front of sev
eral of the buildings in the vicinity of
the Waterbury club, trying to attract
the attention of a friend of his who
was rooming'-with him. The news
gatherer helped him out of his dilem
ma and turned him over to his friend,
who said that hereafter the deputy
will have to get In earlier or . he will
be forced to go down and sleep with
the strike breakers In the car barns.
Michael J. Leahy of Company 0 was
left in the hospital at Waterbury, suf
fering from an Injury to his head, re
ceived by being tripped up while in
pursuit of a man who had thrown a
oiAino t n ov. we- inlnrv is not serl-
ous and he will be able to come home
to-day.-New Haven Palladium.
Went There to Collect Marshal's
Wages Farley Had Receipt
Marshal Still Threatens.
The presence of Constable Pryor at
the car Darns yesterday atternoon cre-
were curious to know what' It meant.
the omeer having reached there beiore
the papers told of the action taken uy
John 'Marshall to collect wages amount
ing to $12,50 from the troiley company.
The constable took Detective Dodds
and Sheriff McDonald into the barns
with lilm, where the situation was ex
plained to Boss Farley, who promptly
thrust Marshalls receipt for his wages
before the constable, adding that in ad-
ditiou to his receipt he had several wit-
dance about Exchange place and de-
eiareu mat ne never receiveu a
of that $12.50. This morning he told
a Democrat, reporter - that Manager
Sewell had promised to straighten the
matter out with him. Marshall was
very indignant at what Farley had said
of him and stated that if he can't get
w y n make tWa lively
for Boss Farrell.'
After a consultation between Attor
ney Bauby, counsel for Marshall, and
Mr ,gewell, the latter gave the strike
orea iter nis larv iiome. w ueu iuur
snaii 20t the money he called at Attor
ney Bauby's office and made a speech,
in the course of which he denied em-
ohatically ever receivini? his Tay. He
admitted - he was drunk, but claimed
that all the money he received from
the company was $5, which he. signed
a receipt for last week, lie gave Koss
Farley the "deuce," and wound up by
stating that Waterbury. would get its
stomach full of Parley before he shakes
the dust of the town. off his .feet.
; xiruav jjjcuicuaui, uiuu, ut ,uw v
sackott of co a junior omcer of the
'fiard and Captain Carter officer of
' 1 I1U FT J
The food supply to the1 members of
the local military companies .is not half
bad. The menu for dinner consisted
of roast beef, boiled potatoes,-bread,
butter, pie, sweet pickles and custard.
Of course the boys purchased a num
ber of extras In the nature of delicacies
at their own expense. i- -
, If there is any enjoyment in such a
life, the members of Co's A- and G are
having their part of it. 'Of course
there is much time to kill during the
day and various are the ways in "which
the boy8 attempt to it...- some.- who
Lht S
and miknown to tho otW mPtnhPrs
to have a lucky. gieep Fortunate
he if he enjoys an -'undisturbed
loep nnd lf he, awakes without his
fae beinff painted like1 that of ail
Indian. Others play pinochle or whist
or crib or some other game of cards.
Sergeant Powers and Private' Bei
gin have the reputation of being the
best pinochle players, while Corporal
C. McDonald and Private O'Neil have
no superiors as whist-players. Hand
ball is also played very much. There
was an interesting game early this
afternoon between Corporal Griffin's"
ana t'rivate smith on one side, and
Privates W. Powers and Sutton on the
other. .The former had a little the bet
ter5 of it. Last night an indoor game of
baseball was played between members
of both companies. It was interesting
and also very amusing. This afternoon
a basketball game la being played be
tween the Co G and Co A teams. When
these teams met before Co O won.
But one should not have the Impres
sion that the boys have nothinar to do.
They have to work at times. Guard
mount is held at 9 o'clock each morn
ing. , Daily 16 or 18 men from both
companies do guard duty.
John Page Has Been Drawing Pension
' Due Ilig Father.
- New Haven, Feb 7. John Page, an
inmate of the soldiers' home at Noro
ton, was arraigned before United
btates Comonissioner . Wright to-dav
and held at the United States district
court at Hartford, on the" charge of
fraudulently obtaining a pension. It
is alleged that Page, who is 05 years
old, impersonated his father, who was
a. veteran of the civil war and served
in tho Tenth Connecticut. ,Iu twelvo
years Page has drawn over $2,000 in
pension money,
His attempt to obtain
" ? a o n investigation and
7." wt '".""",:u' -tiuree veterans ot
7,7, f1 rT ce vettrau ol
Kxmpany I, Tenth Connecticut. tsti
them during the civil war was at that
time a man alout 43 vears of jimi
that the accused, in their opinion, was
their former comrade. The government
produced certlfleates of the death and
burial of John Page in New York in
I SSI, and a sister of the respondent
also testlfled .to her father's 'death.
Passaic, N. J., Feb 7. Two little
girls were. burned to death yesterday
at Wallington. They had been locked
lu th0 house while their parents were
at work. They were the children of
Frank Zabolusky, who works ln a dye
house. His wife works in. the botany
mill.' The house was burning fiercely
on the inside when the neighbors dis
covered the fire. Those first on the
scene found It Impossible to enter, al
though neighbors , said the children
were Inside. Afterwards the charred
bodies were found. ' ' ' ' '
' Colorado Springs,' Col, Feb 7: After
withholding the lnfarmation for about
six yea&s, President Slocum has just
announced that the donor for the Tick-
nor hall . to . Colorado college is Miss
Elizabeth Cady of Wellesley, Mass.
Mls Cad.v xrave the bulldinir ln mem-
ory of her. friend, .Miss Anna Tickjuw
, of Boston.
Would Put Trolley Co. inlands
of Receiver Says Franchise .
is Worth $1,000,000.
After bar meeting in the district
court to-Jay a number of lawyers were
asked their opinion regarding the trol
ley strike and most of them said tnat
the legislature should "do something."
Some of them said the only cure tor
the situation wo-uld be to apply for a
receiver, as was threatened in the New
Haven trolley . trouble . last summer.
None of them, however, cared to be
quoted, but Attorney O'Neill "was a-tt
exception. He had the courage to say
in the public press what he thought
and believed should be done in the mat
ter. He spoke as follows: -
"My sympathies are with the strik
ing trolleymen. I believe in their
union and in the organization of labor.
I believe tbere is no - other way in
which labor can meet capital except
by organization. What show now
would an individual working man have
against combined capital? None what
soever. ' I believe labor has ' much
right to organize a$ nas capital. Of
course I can &ee how an organization
of working men could commit abuses
by sustaining men without merit or by
sustaining a cause that has no merit;
but this does not alter the principle.
Capital certainly, abuses its privileges
ten thousand times more than any
labor organization I ever heard of. In
this instance 'of difficulty, I have
thought of making the suggestion to
the 'board having the power to act on
the application of the Connecticut Rail
way and Lighting Co to put in more
switches, which practically means dou-
kble tracking some of the streets. If
the board having the power should dic
tate terms that the com-paaay, if they
put down new switches, should main
tain and hereafter maintain the whole
of the highway from curb to curb
where they propose to put these switch
es, the public would in some measure
be then compensated for the franchise
which this company got for nothing.
The .public laid out these highways at
its own expense, graded them at Its
own expense and maintained them year
after year at an enormous expense.
The trolley company goes to the legis
lature and practically appropriates
these highways that were built by
others for their own purposes, and
takes all the profit and. pocketa- it. They
practically, own the highways- now. No
one thinks -for a moment of riding
where the trolley runs. Thia franchise
as u is may ; established to-day" is
worth one million dollars- at the Very
least. . But . the comn an v li'n v . nrj tn w
ized and mortgaged ;the, pwperfy-: f?
several mmions; tney pay interest on
the .mortgage bonds and dividend on
the; stock, 'nine-tentha'. of which 'is
either whollv .Water nr. -Mi frn
the-streets. If thev lEer to nnv divi
dends on .the actual eautomrat
wnstruiction-'and'the!'attial cost' of op"
erating the lines, theses dividends would
amouni to over 100 ter cent twlcrt ovr
"Thls fact that the company has got
so much for nothing ought not to be
lost sight of In any dealing which it
may; arfi wiitll the 0,1 vm not
sure that in a difficulty like the present
one It would not be a good thing if a
statute law was passed for the ad
ministration of the company's property
by a public receiver. I have no doubt
that this could he done, because the
operation of the road Is a quasi-public
matter, ilecelvers have been appoint
ed to operate railroads, to operate crrain
elevators, and the supreme court of
the United States, in one of the grain
elevator cases, said that any .' quasi
public utility could be controlled by the
legislature and the courts, and men
tioned "the fact that they could be regu
lated by law; ' The price of gas, the
price of elevating grain in elevators,
railroad fares, elevated railroad fares
In New York city, express . charges,
hack fares, all these are commonly reg
ulated by city ordinance. There Is no
reason, therefore, why the trolley com
pany's property cannot be regulated in
the same manner, except because they
have so much money and influence at
the capital that the interests of the
public are neglected while the interests
of the trolley companies are carefully
protected." , . - "
Shears, Revolvers and Lighted Lamp
Brought Into Play.
Toronto, ;Feb 7. Walter Romalne
and Louis Goldsmith, partners in a
tailoring business, quarreled last night
and Romanic made insulting remarks
about Goldsmith's wife, who was
present. Goldsmith grabbed up a pair
of shears and started for Romalne, but
he pulled a revolver and fired three
shots at Goldsmith, all of which took
effect Romalne escaped, but was
caught by a policeman and brought
back to the shop. Goldsmith wounded
unto death, seized a lighted lamp and
threw it at Romalne. The lamp ex
ploded, setting fire to the store, .The
flames were extinguished without
much damage. Goldsmith was taken
to the hospital and Romalne and the
two women in the place were locked
up." , i
Both men Avcre negroes. Gold
smith came here recently from Erie,
Pa. ,
Newton. Mass, Feb 7. The lace cur
tain factory of -the Martin Manufac
turing company in West Newton was
practically detsroyed by fire early to
day. The loss is $15,000. About 70
persons lose their place of employ
Manila, Feb 7. The Filipino labc.c
union has Issued a protest against Chi
nese immigration, threatens violence
to prevent its Introduction, and aks the
. people to co-operate in the efforts to
prevent sucn immigration,.
Tells About That Conference
Says Col Burpee Agreed To
Take Back Forty Men,'
Ah interview with John DilAon, who
was instrumental lu bringing uuout tne
metiuiig xnui-Buay evening ueiween ta
striKers and. ooumei xnu.'iHte, cwawei.
toir tne company, ' aascus;a tne lusiae
tacts or tnau event. . it suo-ws now iar
Uoiooiel liia-pee departed iram tne hrc
agreement. Air judiotu sad tnat. Col
onel liurpee first aaid he wouia rein
state itweiity-hve of the strikers, where
upon Mayor Kliduir asseu nun u ne
wouia nausuwB uuij. -
t . . i. t-tr V n- . fhio .i I VU
tale .thirty. - To tnis ooi
onel Jtkir.pee
Mayor isjlduff said ometniug to' tne
effect that if thci men insisted on forty
going back "in the morning," If he
could not place that many. , Colonel
Burpee replied that he could hardly do
that, because a batch of sixteen non
union men had arrived. However, they
were not exactly what the company
wanted; they were not up to the. inarm
of efficiency expected toy the company,
and that probably they could be gotten ,
rid of on that account. On this point
it was finally agreed that forty men
should be token bock. For the other
demands of the men Colonel Burpee
promised he would do all that he could
"within reason," and that In all proba
bility the balance of the men would
be in their old places within two weeks.
All of the men. however, should make
i personal application to Mr Sewell for
reinstatement. What a difference mere
was between that agreement and the
offer made by. Colonel 5 Burpee to the
men- that evening. He ottered ito taKe
back twenty or .twenty-five and the re
mainder whenever opportunity offered,
and the men would have to depend
upon Mr Sewell' s honor for a fulfill
ment of that promise. . However, the
offer, either in its original -form 1 or
when presented by Colonel Burpee, was
not acceptable to the men. Tney saw
it was an effort to "break up their union
and that was their reason for rejecting
it. ' ' . ' . T ,
At Announcement that Venezuela Pro
tocols aTe Under Way.
, London,-Feb 7.- The f announcement
from Washington thai the Venezuela
protocols ore in course of preparation,
confirming the hopeful views 'of the
situation ' expressed here, has created
creot satisfaction. During the latter
part of the week official circles, here
evinced quiet confluence tnat in,epte
oi alarming reports a settlement was
In -sight . There lwve been private ex
pressions of intense irritation at Min
ister Bowen'e alleged btoreach of eti
quette, but these My never been al
lowed to interfere with the determina
tion voiced by both the. British and the
German displomats ito secure a termination-
of., the ,.difuculty through any
feasible channel. ' V
Ambassador' Herbert's strictures
found .sympathetic support in Dowlng
street and apparently, formed the sub
ject of exchanges of messages between
Berlin, London and Rome, whence the
representatives'; of mose, powers iat
Washington were instructed to present
a united front and prevent the recur
rence oif the publication of news of the
nature he had complained of.
The refusal of President Roosevelt
to arbitrate the question as to 'whether
the powers , shall receive preferential
treatment in the settlement of their
claims against Venezuela is -regretted,
but, as cabled yesterday, it was antici
pated here.
The strong inclination of the British
foreign . office to have recourse to the
Hague court of arbitration was chief
ly founded on the fear that between
now and the rendering of the court's
decision new complications may arise.
The decision to refer the matter to the
Hague was only arrived at as a.last re
sort when the negotiations threatened
to drag on (indefinitely. The officials
beer are confident that the Hague court
will give the allies at least some meas
ure of different treatment in the settle
ment of claims from that accorded to
the other nations who did not take ag
gressive tseps to secure their alleged
rights. , ' '
Beyond some-comparatively brief de
liberations over the wording of the pro
tocols no further trouble is expected
here, where the raising of the blocks
ade will be regarded with almost as
muhc relief as It will ln Venezunela.
. Rome, Feb 7. Tho requiem mass
celebrated to-day on thev occasion of
the twenty-fifth anniversary of the
death of Pope Pius IX was an, unus
ually striking ceremonial.. Cardinal
Satolll officiated. The pope who was
surrounded by the members of the
sacred college, the pontifical court and
the Roman aristocracy, gave the abso
lution and tho apostolic benediction,
although he wag suffering frour a
slight cold. There were many Ameri
cans in the overflowing congregation,
Including Dr Kennedy, rector of the
American college; Bishop Boaven of
Sprinprfield. Mass;-Father McGrath of
Holyoke, Mass and Father M. J. Mc
Kenna of Worcester, Mass.
Manila, Feb 7. -Governor Taft and
Archbishop Guidi, the papal delegate,
will resume on Monday the friars'
lands negotiations which were Inter-?
rupted for the purpose of gathering
data concerning the estimates. It is
anticipated that the prices asked by
outsiders having equities in the friars'
lands will prove excessive. ' Neither,
the outsiders nor the members: of the
religious orders have as yet formally
submitted their figures.,
New Britain, Fob 7; Fred Engel, 11
years of age, was struck by a third
rail car at the High stret crossing at
1:30 this afternoon and received injur-
.vv. 1, Hv 4 a .rirtin.
Ask Their Friends To Remain
Home To-Night Empty Cars ;
More Effective Than Rioting
The' executive committee of the
strikers to-day issued the following j
, 7 L -noA."-
and finds us-all doing business at the
old stand, 'our ' entire body . of men. everyone, the employes of the Moxi
standing as a unit in our fight for fair treal Street railway, at a mectms
play sd justice. The . situation at I
this writing remains unchanged, ,
One week ago to-night this glorious
" " ' ' i
TMt .v-Htmvnt hr a. riot: 1 Thre
of those scenes to-night. Friends, do
not be a. party, to;, any. violence this!
M-tb, UMI&A V UJu4V V V4. 1. t3 VJ. Af A , IV Vi IMVAX I
evening , and do not crowd about the
streets and corners. If you want to
helD our cause let thinsrs sro.on in the
even manner that thev have since last
Saturday The public by walking wages, recognize the union and roin
has proven that the local trollevs have state men recently discharged unles
been more of an accommodation than
they have been a necessity. The roll-
inir nlonsr of pmnhr pnra linn done
morA tn hPln onr rtiiiA thnn tiv neb
of violence, no matter how severe.
tri TirtccmiTr rinn't- -hitt, .tMa
public sentiment away from us .by
nm-ft nnii,t . M
5 We notice that the authorities have
made' arrangements to have the ereat-
est number of police possible on duty
this pvenlnir. nd hnvn .von mnilA J.
r.n 7Z' 7,
fir nM if n-hi- uan
... vv.. :7 ."s,
?2r. : m?7UC8 5 mlll"a ma
- .mB ueiiig. icitujr xor uu-
Won, .we trust that no unlawfulness
win occur to-mgu roivreooras or otn-.
v.iMca 1UUW1 "i-
EirilTa enfrer in cnf.h xicoo n n
7. .. . - ' ' -
reuaoiy miormea tnat BUenir jLun-
wm' "i i!w.-iuuj. uuu
ijieu eveuiuK. lie xias not paia any
oi uie omciais or our- union a visit,
nowever, although we nave shown as
great or a greater inclination to pre-
serve oruer , as xue xroiiey company
officials, have.. - ; '-'
The , successful, termination of the
muuireui isuiiiB, wuere tue eminuyts
obtained recognition of their union, a
15 per cent increase in their salaries,
shorter hours and the reinstatement
of all discharged men - is very grati-
fylng .to us. . The fact .that -the' de-
niands of the men were granted, in -
siae or twenty-tour nours uy tne com -
pony 'a.om(uais,ieaa9 us to- reel- sure
that the men in authority Old not as-
sume the anvgaht air of dictators or
czars, by ignoring the convenience of
the tmblic.. whom they depend on. for
patronage and support, and by; deny-
Inff the rommon rlirhts one body of
man nwo -nriAthpr The Afontrpftl
striitA was similar in some resoects to
burs and yery- different in others, in
asmuch as the directors of the com
pany were evidently citizens of the
city and had their city's welfare at
heart, whereas in our case tne uirec
tors are foreigners, go to speak, and
care very little how long the fight con
tinues if they can only continue stp
receive their dividends, which, from
present indications, will fall extreme
ly short during this quarter.
Strikers Surround . Factory and Jeer
Non-Unionists. '.""
Haverhill. Mass, Feb 7.-Another de-
monstration on . the ,, streets was
caused by thtf strikers and strike sym-
pathlzers to-day, wheh they chased
men who have been placed at work
in the shoe factories where" the trouble
exists. . Charles Woodcock, a boot and
shoe workers' union man, turned
workman and was assaulted last night.
When he let the Hilliard & Tabor fac
tory Just before noon to-day he was
followed by a crowd of men and boys.
A force of police dispersed the crowd
while Woodcock ,made his' escape, on
an electric car. The police then gave
word to the strikers that if any .per-
son participated in any demonstration
he would be arrested. A largo crowd
surrounded the Hilliard & Tabor fac
tory and when the strike breakers left
they were greeted with hisses and
jeers. . An extra detail of police was
sent out and they cleared the way to
the factors'. The firm has petitioned
Mayor Flanders for' better police pro
tection. More trouble is expected to
night ' ...
rainters. Union of Hartford Compels diphtheria, 3; typhoid fever, 2; diar
Momber to Deave Company A. rhoea, . under five years, 2; consnron-
, .,
Hartford, Feb 7.-By the action
the local PtUnters' . and Decorators
The by-Iawa of the painters' union pro-
mlUUry company. He must either get
out of the union or retire from th
.iVtlt -iv, i, 4w, rn
LlUli MA.vnliftM ftwtn 1ia1j rl r. a
lose all chance of receiving f employ -
mOTvt TTir.rt.v rprTvn rtarv
tV L r: 'i "Z TJT
. .. ... - . .....
1?? U? '1?!.
all privileges of membership until such
ri hA nxn hnw- n. diarhnnrft from
was censured for going to Waterbury
with the troops. - He has cent in his
resignation to Company A and expects
It within the next month.
' - "
Manila, Feb 7."Oovcrnor Taft, who
has 'been Ul for a week as. the resxxlt
..f iHnklncr infected, water while tour-
ing Laguna and Batangas provinces,
4a rAorwiM-lTiir nrifl Tins resirmftil his
uuiuix, vjtwuiiu iiiuvwv-j, v-.v.. . tjier cUlses except sunoirius,
of the union, is forced to retire. from j 72 T)eatJls tindor ono.yo,,r,
service in Company A, First regiment. ,
Railway Co , Granted About
Everything Asked For,
Men See "N1r ln the Woodpile-
Howver, and Want More Another
. Conference la Being Held To-Day.
' Montreal, Feb 7. To the eurrrise of
held early to-day refused to ratify the
liberal terms agreed ' upon by their
committee and President Forget of tlw
- v t r:
the strike which hosrstn Thrs.1nv
"O "
President Forget met a committee of
the strikers last night, at the request
of Mayor Cochran. After some dL-
cussion President ' Forget announced
that the company was ready to grant
the men an advance ten per rent in
their dismissal had .been for Ju.-t
cau.?e '
The committee seemed to be well
satisfied. with the terms offered and it
was generally believed that the end o
tne - strike was in sight. - A mretins
2 thtmpi?yc:s was calod nt 1 :m a-10
ratify the terms of settlement
it goon became apparent that a mn-
3nty of the men would be satlsiW
Wi,AWn5 ?rLl c?l('(:
1" vl. IUT,! imrL ut e rRUW'--'
7 Z w r;
mn. to leuse .tue. terafS of s" l-
tiement unless tliey included article
?r.aild fiv.e of the. men's -demanti
i wmcn required an increase in t?
working force of the company and lh t
no 8Ugpengjons whatever be made pe
j manent. 1
It as so urged that the purpose
or tne company, was not to reeogniw
lxt. . ... ... .. . ......
me present union, out. a new cn
which the men . would be required
I lOrTO.
iuore conservauve jeaaers iimo"
jtne men, urged the men to accept tn
.concessions offered ' but they wuv
cried down. , .
It was pointed out by those oppoj
ixx) acceptance that the article In tL-
I agreement between President Forget
I and tiie strikers' committee had a ecu
i ujuuu it ie woras uniess tr.t .r
I dismissal had been for Just cauw.
Jit was stated that the company did not
I intend to reinstate certain strike lead-
lers. When a vote was taken the pr-
I posed basis of settlement was deiVal-
1 ed.
1 it is expecxea tnat tne company v,
jciaKe a u eirrrn mea enorc vn tvm -v.r.n
or menr.cars toaay mannea wiui in-
ion men. They have asked, for
ce protection.
Lieutenant-Colonel , Gordon, dorn!y
ofHcer commanding the Fifth niHhir
ujstnet, wmcn xaKes in Montreal tm.;
surrounding districts, has been in con
sultation with Mayor Cof hri
measures were discussed for the pro
tection of the street railway properd
in, the event of the strike bcoomt:;
serious. . . . .
The Duke of -Connanght . Imssr
and the Victoria rifles who are first r n
the roll to be called out for riot rluty
have been unofficially informed to t -
in readiness to mobilize at a moment'
In the northern portion of -the ritr
the tracks have been "flooded for qui?
a distance and are burled under sor.d
"Another conference between tit
strikers and the company and tho city
council representatives is bein?r bUl.
t"Z rtit " JTT .
I , , 41,. , .!,
offioial explanation hns b.
made that-the company is willing fu
recognize the union of its employes i? -
soon as it shall have (been placed upr-n
a satisfactory and permanent ha
which it says lg not the case at p"f :-
ent- . ' . . . . ' ' 11 "
Ixmdon, Feb 7. -Lleutenant-Gcnrs.
J Miles' and his party left here to-day to
board the Cunard line steamer Lu-
cania at Liverpool.
Miss Sulie C. Murphy, stenograph
at Russell & Krwin'a screw 1-artory.
New Britain, is spending a short Tfca
tion with friends in this city.
In the "suit of John R. Wod verses
Mattle E. Griswold, Judge Burpee th5.
afternoon gave judgme-nt for the
plaintiff to recover $30.32. This wa-s
a suit to recover for milk sold
The mortuary report for the month cf
.Tiinnnrv is a follows: Measles, ,2;
altIon. G: pneumonia, o; orouciuu, n,,
of i,!. Q ha 'nrw . svstem, S;
. o. accident and violence,
Catherine Lacey, aged 39 yours, di'l
this morning at the rcsMnco of h.r
Parents. gd. MniJPJjJ irVnTs
East Farm street. Besides her p.irrni
Je leaves fire sisters and W1f
Margaret Mary, RoseUe, Wlbel .
aild Joseph. The runerni wm
I 4 nV mlaAa ffn.m ttlrt nOiSft, i!L V,.l
rday morning.. The r0
mate will be taken to Col J J; f
burial ill charge of J. U. Mulllle.
Afrc. Kftonorh. 10-1 Baldwin strc.
Specials for this evening: One
gents' heavy twill shirts, wore thU
sale 38c; one lot -gents ties 10c,
lot ladles' handkerch efs, were Re thl
siil 2c: one lot ladies' black men-crixl
skirts were $1.25 and $1.K, tht ?.lt
one lot ladies' flannelette skirt!..
embroidered around the bottom, w-re
5(V, this sale SSc; one lot short flaanel-
ette skirts. wore 25c, this Pale 21c; fl.no
lot Iwys' pants, were .e, tv.it paw i.;
I o lot. ladies White wai?'.!?, ".". .vt:
i were ?lt this sale

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