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vv A JiK rJ UKx , COJNJV, MONDAY, MARCH 2, 1903. PRICE TWO CENTS. ' , : '. . ; ... 1 ' i i - - . - j , . ... . " - ' i I I pm i miK' r,Viin..innnti . : . 1 111 11 . ' THE NAUGATUCt WOMAN ON DECK She Writes a Personal Letter to Manager Sewell. DESCRIBES THE MOTORMAN. "Who Threw Kisses at Her. and Other wise Insulted Her The Strikers Is i pue Their Dally Statement and Make 'Apology to the Young Society Man. The following is ai copy of Mrs KSary's letter to Manager Sewell: Naugatuck, Conn,' Feb 23, 1903. To Mr Sewell, Manager of the C. 11. & L. Co., Waterbury, Conn Sir After the chief of police of this ' viace reoorted to you the conduct of Conductor "19," he "said Ills cap num I ber was of car 24 on February 26 car r 18 . February , 27, car 22 February 2S, and you failed to re Lionel as would be come a gentleman when a lady bad - been insulted, even i? it wore by a i "hero," in fact dil not respond at all. 1 decided to see you and make .my com plaint in person to you, '-"supposing, of course! that I was to meet a man who would at least be courteous to a lady, even in a 'complaint about one of jour . rrike 'breakers. T was soon ithde eetved when I had the questionable pleasure of meeting you in the city to- day., I now will "put what I have to say in writing," as you told me to in such a courteous, gentlemanly manner ito-day when you were caring for your ; cars ' and heroes (?) On, Thursday, February 26, Conductor :M17D," then Our committee was informed by one who ougnt to haye known wnat he was tailing about that tne writer of.-tiax epistle was a .'young society, man.' Vve now know differently, as it was sL 'mid dle aged society man,' who has a mania for such work since he retired - trom active labor and finds it hard to kill time by simply spending his money and must needs have some recreation besides collecting his numerous rents. We are almost surprised to find him in the city at this season of the year, con sidering all the nice tours that are to be had to foreign and southern pleas ure . places. If he reads this he will probably realize that we are "on" this time. The vounar man first held in sus picion by us has a cigar coming. v e understand that the honorable gentleman," Bouncer Farley, has been made a deputy. While we care little whether or not a million rimntips nr here, as they will have no work to do as far as we ar concerns wa ennnnt but wonder If a non-resident and a man not a citizen should be invested with those Dowers. Ttiplrlflntfliiv understand, that the man Hopson ' who drew a gun in a local cafe a few davs o ana went to jaii,is back in town. KILLED I JIER. wire oi The Sheriff Prevents Prisoners Escaping. A Posse Formed and Are in Close Pur suit of the Man A Rewardof $300 Has Been Offered for His Capture. uiympia, Wash, March 2. Chris T, .Benson a errand larceny nrlsoner in iha jail, Has killed Jailer David Morrell, and made his escape. Benson left open the inner and outer doors of the jail. -. .. -v ;' ' , - Mrs Jesse Mills, wife of the sheriff arrived on the scene with a revolver in time to prevent seven prisoners from gaming their liberty. A posse is in close pursuit of the fugitive and is said to have him sur- rounded near town. " A ' . -a ... - a reward or $300 has been offered ror iienson. , - REVOLUTION IN HONG KONG. Rebels Arrested Boats Laden With ; ''Arms and Uniforms. WhA nM " X : . mur-u jrurtner i::,ZZ "I8 ,r rn5striK Pabular were received toy the steam. President Francis in Paris Interview ing Officials. Paris, Marcn 2. President Francis, of tne &t Louis exposition, axiived here 10-uay iroin.jUuiuvii, anu iuimiuiteiy sec aoout meeung tn leading govern ment oxuciais wiih the view or stimu lating and emar&ing urencn participa tion in tne expose tion. Tne coruiaiity of the Frencn .attitude was Avident from' the moment of Mr Francis's ar rival and throughout the- morning he was. the recipient of calls and invita tions from' representatives of official and commercial life. Owing to his ex pected departure for Madnd to-mor row, his program was arranged to-day. At a p. m. He will be received in audi ence by President Loubet at the Elysee palace, at 6 o'clock he will be at the chamber of deputies and meet the leading deputies. ' During the . morning Mr Francis re ceived reports from his various lieuten ants. These showed the French status to be as follows: The government has appropriated $250,000, which is con, sldered to be inadequate, and an effort will be made to secure more m&nev. Already $100,000 has been set a.Vle for the French building. . It has hfen decided that this shall be a duplicate of the Grand ! Trianon at Versaillies. HE MURDER ED IN Examined By Police Authorities At Buffalo To-Day. breakers are also here underasumed IT .r r , weieceiyeo e steam, wnere Marshal Bazaine was tried and names. One of the mJ tS b1 ,wUch arrived from the where many Napoleonic relics are de- no I j. icTviuuuuary movement iHeu. iiir, iiauuis aupes to , secure St Louis some of the - nrinclnal is a resident and wonv Awn f T11" 01 rebels were arrested and . """ '" warervuie line, rH.. xr . " : i who gave the name of Merna, we find wl t"Llonft e a Z is a resident . and property owner of r rwels Js orwich, Conn, and his right name Js s m, wltn arms nd uniforms George Morrissette. - 1 T were seized. Several hundred re "We believe the fivA-veflr litlno. eniits wei-e raised in Honar Kone- an contract of the trolley company and ,sveral itnousand uniforms, quantities this city ran out last nisrht. Wa tmat of arms, ammunition, car the authorities will supoppiIi In p-AttJno' I !Ons and food nnnlip lhat it-..n ji. o ,J . . iw.j . - . - urou uitc in its piace and that the to uanton. The rebel-i hart win .-receive ,a uetter -recention. I "fgeu no rise at j simoi t . when asking for a renewal than two ry 28 at the to eeinn i ne- Zl or its commissioners did from Man- year celebration and wavlav "vu Lur.i naucu u i mill uci Ljue msmn-awna; imVi . . running car 24 on the Naugatuck di- w days. since. to inquire why the Firea were to "be start aA f Jl-Tision,- stood jut inside the vestibule uhts hot burning." parts of Canton and . tL"! ThA hnt fnT. -VlT British guntooats after the assault this morning was evi- where the 5 7 1." of his car and as I was walking down to , Naugatuck threw kisses at me. That is my charge and I am not afraid to face "him. ' I can identify the man, though he runs another car or changes Jiis cap number.: It will add that when one so solicitous, for public quiet and law abiding citizens and courteous be havior on the .part of the public as you seem to iDe, treats a lady as you did me upon the street to-day, fails to carry out in ,t:hmSfi1r whnt h ca". rr1? ,T1"v";-wcic "iins saiU Dy tW k : I'Cr?- reT.olv.er ar round, but triangul marge , against the man "in . writinjr" as you wished it, also an explanation or why l went to you. .. - (MRS) G. C. GARY. once dentlv DurehasAd f rn,n thA tkw m w IZ. 5 - uncovered. To Hat comnanv n XL " :.sa5K. or Uanton a force of ' mr f v.u.uu 4j w- WAV crown inside. The size is 7 and it looks small at that. The shape isthe common derby: It looks to have been worn some time and bears ) the union label. No trace of ' the -; owner wn found up to press hour. The two .xix iiave tauen place. Colonel SSSltrty':,0f-.the Briti -Nation at Pekia haarrived a t Canton to make a report to his government on the wnugsi rebellion. i4- j, - i - . - u iai,t"M nnwa on the felt. It is possible, however. Vi rebellion shoTrs thnt (t- i, LiiiiL b uuuei couiu nave mar ft tnp ri"" a over tno nrnr nnA' rebels under Colonel Chon were hidden u - muu city. not far distant ready to march on Can- . . . "V v r xjiri i i u oirm-ii S' fi!??:''' anten have viWHm SinOft ThA InAtiVIT j-, and numbers of rrMt0 ,:r;r."s Mlnestion execuHfTi9 V 7. 1 the'- Irish Industries at th Rt Tni souvenirg of Napoleon I and is also de sirous of securing a further appripria- tion of $200,000 for; the Frenhc exhibit The reports show- that about 1,000 pri vate exhibitors have already applied for space, tiie most notable 0? these armli- cations being f or ' automobiles. The French makers have already asked for space equaling a quarter of the entire area of the transportation buildintr. The airship exhibit also shows a nota ble advance, M. Santos-Dumont's new car being about readv for its trlnl trft The minister of the colonies, M. Dou mergue, 1? arranging to transfer to St Louis 800 exh'bits now at Hanoi. Ton- quin, and is' also makine arrans-AmAntn for exhibits from Madagascar, Cochin nma ana other of French colonies. London, March 2. The Irish tary. Mr Wyndham. renlvinsr tniWii.' Ham. Redmond, rish nationalist in th imube vi commons to-day, said the or a good renresentjittmi nt Her Mother Was Also Put Under Cross Examination No Arrests Made Yet Detective Cusack Thinks the Mur derer is a Woman. Buffalo, N. Y., March 2. Mrs Bur-dick,- wife of E. L. Burdick, who was found brutally murdered at his home in Ashland avenue, on Friday morning last, and Mrs Hull, her mother, were examined at considerable length early to-day at the police station No 10, where they ;were taken upon their return from Canastota where they had at tended the funeral of the murdered man. . Mrs Hull was , first questioned in Captain Kelly's office, by District At torney Coatsworth . and Assistant Su perintendent of Detectives Cusack. She wag Interrogated closely as to all the information she could give. 5 She said she retired before Margaret Mur ray, one of the servants came in and knew, nothing of what had happened until she was called by the domestic in the morning. She said she heard no sounds in the night, heard nothing of any voice whatever, and awoke in the morning ignorant of any tragedy in the. house.:-- ; -,'- .Kvi.v?5. : V; She told of her relations toward Mr Burdick. : She denied positively that they were unfriendly or upon hostile terms. She said that she could throw ERICAN DENTIST IS IN TROUBLE FATHER JORDAN GOING. Has Has Been Transferred from This City ; to Hartford. Rev F. A. Jordan, who has ibeen as sistant pastor at St Patrick's church for the past five years, received notice ths afternoon that he has been trans ferred to St Joseph's (Cathedral) par- ash, Hartford. Been Ordered To Leave Dresden at Once. HAS WIFE AND FOUR CHILDREN MEN DISCHARGED: Hartford, March 2. -In orders issued oy me adjutant general to-da v. Pri vates' William J. Mulvey and Lester J. xraver or uompany , A. Second reel- ment, C. N. G., were discharged from tne oenent of the service. Private J ames Horan of Company A, Second regiment was dishonorably discbarAd from the service i naccordance with the sentence of the field - ofllcers court- martial. . CITY NEWS. Assessor M. J. McEvoy was sworn in to-day by Assistant City Clerk Net- tieton. special forecast for Connecticut: Fair to-night and Tuesday; fresh west erly winds. There will be a meeting of the Irish- u-aitou An - ic jul. ' js. : b.. tnis even ing at tne rooms of the society. His Relations With " Crown Princess Louise the Cause of His Departure Tlie Dentist's Name Is O'Brien and He Is Coming to America, Not Beln Allowed to Live In Either Germany; or Austria. 1. - - Dresden, Saxony, March. 2. L. A. O'Brien, an American dentist, has been ordered to leave the kingdom on account of his supposed relations with! the crown princess, Louise. He will leave Dresden Wednesday and will sail with his wife and four children for America on Thursday. The pot lice at first ordered him to leave Sax ony within 24 hours, but the court ex. tended the time so as to permit Mb U"5rien to settle , up his affairs. line Saxon government ha.a notify. the other governments of Mr -O'Brien's expulsion, making it under royal court esy Impossible for him - to reside fca Germany or Austria; A FAMOUS LAND SUIT. In the suit of Wharton no iignt on tne identity of the murderer Alary Jones judgment has been grant- m, me xiouse tnat mgnt and empnaucai- u tne piamtln" to recover $29. The suit was for $85. - Thomas Phelan sold Oils tilae n.t R7 , Maple street this afternoon to Joseph I oiuiTn, wno will take possession of the property in a few days. ar and clear cut and though it. is said the shot was fired at close range there" were no evidences: of powder or scorch position was ensrasrine the nttAnti ne the government. One new ti:immer went to work to- ay. ims. addition., it Js .thought, will result In giving better service -to- n ight. ; . All things, considered, ' It was fair Saturday night and last night. Of course the lht do, not burn .now af-; xer, or j o Clock in the morning. Thelights went out in the stores of .1. li. Mullings & Sonsand Upson, Sin gleton & Co 'Saturday night and Snner- Jntendent Neth had to climb up one of lue-iuK poies and nx it. A crowd took him for a non-union trimmer and commenced to jibe him. Things kept growing rrom bad to worse until finally holes In the hat. UNION BACKS DOWM. Sehenectady. Painter Take Baclc Potter, and He Remain In Militia, wi: crease , on the .."Lri" U1S wterway of that THE MERION AGROUND. Sailed fromBoston February 24 With Nearly 100 Passengers. Queenstown. March 2. Th T)nm In- " ' ox an Indian Win Aa-., Packer at Kaaias City. . KANSAS CITY, Mo.. March 2.-A Jury In the case of Annie B. Wood and other heirs of Silas Armstrong, an In dian, to recover Missouri river bottom lands in Kansas City. Kan., valued t $1,000,000 and occupied by Armour &t In thA Aittr Aflni iiirii ntAj' j-u ! j, 1 1 fcis, auu ouiers, nas ternoon, Judge Burpee heard 't m layer or ti!9 of J. G. Twininc n w xne attorneys for the to recover $23, a balance due on 7WL IeaaYe notices of appeal. J-ne Doard of nubile safetv liAl n TTTS vnpuriT. ttittT, r T tornAv Pnnta;h :r:7;r:.k Z to the aldermen that thl 3. .Tnt w .VV .cn e formal ' a be annmrvrint 7ZZ -3 ""u or Arcupisnop yuigley to tho Tr -. .r - m Tfift first Qva, -vhi-j.-- . . . ' M tu-uajr niiu. c ciaiuiueu vjjirs, nnii, anrt Mrs .uuu uisuicu - , i ; . m pftmmmflot n n , Burdiok tft-ntrht fnr David S. Phimft too "r.1 iair , 7. t"uiA': "i- r, - , , - ' " atyviuieu "cu.aciYices were neid in Kt JOSePii S w w . . uitit. , i.iir . rrAnin i m fin fir 1 1 " (ubcik 1,1 . i ii- vi DTrnAnrB I M l r I l T-u I i r. ..x tt . . i TiT i .. Wnion v- :r, " . .---"-- uuuiuer oi aigni- mvoc jjicisciit. m uie nouse on tne mcnt :""uvivn uas resigned, anfl n-AnrcA taires or iha Atmf nh - ... J . , . V"T I K T.om-h .jT ' , " I . . " - V "vu ,uiv i; ivbih l"" muivci uawea ano to ascertain c-meHJuenr and CAnprni nresAnt ani thAJ'offiiV.ic, ent from Mrs Burdick if possible, who In manager of the Waterbury Farrel at pontifical mass. , Father Connerr j"".jsjLAik, iujjiiit iijttvc iHjeu actu ated to. commit such a crime.". When asked further as whether any arrests; were likely to be made before morning, Mr Coatsworth said: Iy declared that she believed no one In the household had anything to do with the crime w knew of it until mornintr. She related what she did after being called in the morning. Mrs Burdick was next taken into the captain's ofllce and questioned at length as to what light she could throw on the possible identity of . the murderer. At - 250 o'clock both women went back to the Ashland ave nue home in a carriage. ; District - ,A t. foundry and Machine Co appointed in administrator of thA VrinASA nis pjace. The tafcing of inventorv f farewAllo fr ha I the company's assets Is In progress. r The fire department was called to the Greater New York GrocATv fio'o ntn 'There are, not, no arrests are likely on East Mainv street yesterday, where province, and three new launches with 5on Iine steamer Merion which arrived to,be de- or being." ?re had threatened to do considerable vpen omcers-Uave been ordered Ia nere yesterday from Boston.; Februarv tur usacic said:- yi stiU am of - the "amajfe.,.,.Th- department responded patrol the river. SCHENECTADY:, N. Y,- March famine which rr. e -nrobahA, W1U The :. Potter se ha tti'kecrnrt to ri D.T5 ' ..(te r111' - : , , ; . - 1 ,.vj.uuvm irtTX or . Anftiv' 1 - - . "it? tiie lutuioa' ij,ndpi aintftra' lin nn KaVin A Thuro nr. J ,,,!, i .ilHpaH I 4ii -.t'J. " ""j . wmueu the painters' union backing rinwh fmm There ara in oi Kvn'n, . J ' it :nnStHnn xxriii ;:: aJH"? Persons com uuu Tiuuauj rouer will r ueuiuie ,aaa manv dAa-t-Tia are be allowed to go to .work as a union reported from starvatJ, a member of ,the militia, exactly the f trong anti-Japanese feeline is jrrow terms which hnn iwi tor.fi:T,n lag there. A -r? . " . ; "- " oumuius uui 1 v pcrcvfUi nnj JVOTe'an rrcTr. fnr feiT- tho rr,o v, ernmonf . .-. . . "eau goy. jooi-uncc uioums. I . awtrieu to DOVfrkf o ti J-iio MKretfllieUt WAS rPrh(Xl at a "O-mv. IIIIA .Tanoo! .....: .iHfir Jinihftret , C!,,l . omeof the ' parties commehcerl to confernhaM to -t.ZrV d'affaires )s nmtM irT:ro,e j "uenuy ae agato out of aorta -ni t,,! oa ".T" . I"' .l. . LWt:e" mv'r"" Tae ?:r"e.ar tIie spot where she first :"tr;;:" 1 v "r ,umou it, v. a aiSO refused a. .Uore or ner water ballast inillllllll IPfS TrflTYl in A LTiiIIW I ii.vy 1 1 1-M ! ' 1 1 J Tl T CJ o 1 Ihifm. 3 .. . w itiTj uuiitiri ... nil . her mails,' three saloon passengersand 25 steerage passengers and left the harbor on her way to Li venwT t ter she - struck , ., tai vincago jsjnoit. Tut after one ; of 'tl Ar " holloed tanks had been pumned out a ed with the rising tide and then let. go upiuiou me murderer is a woman. We vLvuivuy and quickly drenched the are still working and there is no pro- biding blaze out of existence. ' The gress , fo report ., We. have nothing to tvtal damage will amount to about unci- us a. aeveiorment..now. . RrtrriA- . ' . v thing may come any time, or it mov be a, long time coming, . It Is a hard case, very nard. , - ,.... out of sorts and ta Iked as if they In (Tended to attack Mr Neth, but wiser counsels prevailed. It was aid later that nobody in the crowd had the' slightest notion of meddling with Mr ". Zeth. '.v ' " . . ". . , ; With the exception of the breaking , of a few lights of glass in' some of the car, nothing serious : occurred Satur day night and Sunday. It was re-" change, the organization of all local trarde wlth Japanese and the Ise Maru employers in 'the ., building trades and f ,,ai'nnese steamer, was forced to re First Vice President ; Hedrick of .the rom MokP In consequence with- imernationai . Painters' union. The committee from the BuilrtArs' tn-r. change stated that they wanted tn nave Potter restored , to full member eliln ne'n 4 ah A : - Dorted that Mr SawaII was 0ilrtf jmman pamter and mat .fc ne oe allowed to continue , uvamv. .aot UiS,ui, uui' iiutwuy ! man laibout town appeared to know anything .Dout it to-day. ; it is certain that Mr Jewell didn't look as if he had been scared very -badly and when asked in bout it didn't care to atBrm or deny fthe rumor. A man who lives near the jDallas j greenhouse on North -Willow (street, where Mr Sewell is said to have Jbefn aimed at, said to-day that he sat up reading the papers until nearly 1 o'clock this morning and that he was . ifcure no shooting occurred in the neigh borhood. The strikers' executive committee Issued the following- statement to-day : "This, the fifty-first day of our strike for justice, finds us f shoulder to J Bhoulder, fighting with enthusiasm and In the best of spirits. . "When one considers that we have - been out seven -weeks, have been nat urally under great: mental strains at imany times during that period and have been up against extraordinary conditions numerous times, and'not ' withstanding all that, none of our men has perpetrated an, act which brought him before the city authorities, we feel that this strike hag been a wonderful one.' And this is . true despite the ef forts that have been made to entrap the men Into falling from their pedes tals of lawlessness by agents of the trol ley company. And not satisfied with this perfect condition on our part, . not , an act of violence of any-kind occurs now that the intimation is not present ed that the lawlessness was the result .of our strike and probably was com mitted with sympathizers thereof. "Two such violent acts have been re t corded In the Journals of to-day, one : as happening on Saturday night and 'one last night. We are suspicious that the one reported a8 occurring Saturday nignt is a piece or action, as we have investigated the matter among resi dents adjacent to the place where it was supposed to have occurred and no- j body "we met heard anything like a , pistol shot at the time stated or In fact any time that night. As to, the other Incident, we fail . to see "why such a t thing could not have occurred whether or not the strike was in operation, as a man In the position of the injured party hiust certainly make enemies in performing his duty. Again, such, as saults might arise out of unpleasant ness in business dealings and many other causes. Why lay all the odium of such violent acts at our. doors until tliA proof is at hand? "We want to make reparation for a misunderstanding on our. part in con-'-section with a 'communication' In a local paper s'jrne.l by oae 'Ileuben.' a militia- The committee from the Daint- ers' union refused to accept this prop osition, and there was a long discussion.,- . -Jy., ,;.,':. ;, ,.. - - . ... . , - :'; The painters said; that their consti tution forbade admitting a militiaman to membership, but Mr. Hedrick said that the Potter case had injured the organization more than anything that could happen to it, and it must be set tled. He stated that the international executive board could grant the' lo cal unioa a dispensation to admit Pot ter and that he was sure that the dis pensation would be granted. The painters considered the matter for a time and then agreed to aecept the proposition and recede from their pre out eargo. News is also i?i friction between Russians and jSa" esA orAr tha ,- . ai'dU Mokpo harbor. 1 "T at Korea is encoiirniriTio" t ,- " miKrauoin - . J . A-Lfl.l I V -i T.V 1.-1 .n - !! w W it I 1 w-ag pumpedout; ut two tugs failed w sec ner oa this morning r !.,..4.u- ""n . oe made tn fim "Vl'am':i - nign ; water, at 7 mis evening the O'clrtclr xnere need be no ap- ARE UP IN ARMS'. Orgfenized Seamen of Atlantic and Pacific Coast." ' ' ' ' ' New York; March 2.-The organized1 seamen on the , Pacific and Atlantic coasts are up in arms against a bill in troduced in congress which is designed restore tne allotment system and to pave tne -way, they say, for the iimpms .BjsLein ana otner nrac- from . Korea Prehension for the -... , . . . , --j uuc luerjun - wc unnuaueo., . vind Tonnn " me resent fnT-m-ai, ese over the present favoraWn w-nofT.. v Thi flpntrn iMai.. t. v.' nrAUX-t The ? remalnin Passengers cved a telegram from Washington; ia or 64, u e vessel, which iro iUr mazier of the National Sea- is apparently aground, fore and aft men's union, stating that efforts were , ' - being made to .have the allotment bill xiosron, March 2. Tha n SinwmfH. ;rT. if . A . received a f 1 "-f" ? tiui, xl wnnout neiay. it r-.x, icyw IS ria vfrifr I "-"g-lixill SUmQUnCiniS' th j IWna AomiAaA i ArmA t .4-1- : .-a. steam1 Isnh 6 at Ari r,nS 7 T "v - at nunnrArl nm i. . rrK "1 icave snor.tiy. J- he steamer LaertA xc-m.. . ' -at . yii;n.ed up a Several from nnrtivv ;r.! 4w miles ine-oeaa 'body of nn -icaii, .laentifled as fltn' L"Jttl U. t .Ath, hit . learn jjl concerning thTJauTc Was tllOUirht tA :hav o:t,r ' UUIh kMwi-, r""Jl- "irom tne ic. axle LaertAs vessel to Singapore, towed the DOINGS AT WASHINGTON Conference Report on Alaskan Home stead Bill Was Adopted. AVashington. March 2. ImmAriintAi,, vious position if the matter was keDt on the convening of the senate to-dav out of the newspapers. ' , n motion of Mr Hale, the general de- -ptter nas been steadily at work for UiU wa taken up. his old employers,, and as soon as the uniojuneets it -will grant him a card. -. j - ' .. ... .... .. . Mrs. Roosevelt Leave Groton, GROTON, Mass., March 2. Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, . who has been spending several daj-s at the Groton school with her two sons, Theodore junior and Kermit, has left for Wash ington by way of Ayer Junction and Boston. She was accompanied by her daughter Ethel and a maid. All three of the children attended divine service with their mother yesterday morning in St. John's chapel, which is connect ed with the Groton school. Oale Continued on British Coaot. ' LONDON, March 2. The gale was renewed in the British Isles on Satur day night and continued yesterday, but witn less violence. Vessels are still tak ing refuge in the ports and arrive bat tered by the storm. Others have eone ashore. A quantity of wreckaee has been seen off the coast of Northumber land, and the indications point to the wreck of, the British ship , Cambrian Prince, Captain Owens, Coauimbo for Middlesborough. When the hOuse the pending question was the adoption of the conference report on the Alas kan homestead bill. Mr Richardson ttiMsiuyiea to mas a point that it must be ascertained whether a quorum was present or not before doing any busi ness, but the speaker declined to en tertain the point. The roll call was then taken on the pending question aiiu uie report was adopted by a vote of 207 to 3. x A PEACEFUL TRANSFER. Panama, Colombia, March 2. A dis patch from San Salvador received here to-day says that General Regenaldo yesterday handed over the presidency to . General Pedro Jose Escalon, who was declared elected . February 19. This was the first peaceful transfer of the presidency In fifty years and has caused great rejoicing throughout Salvador. A Duel to the Death. PAINESVILLE, O., March 2,-The story of a duel to the death to avenge an insult to the United States army Is the confession of Isaac Tuiiri, a Fin nish., citizen of Fairport, v this county, made to Sheriff Hughes. Tuuri's room mate, Michael Holsa," was found dead In an orchard near town Oct 16 last with two bullet holes In his head. Tuuri . was airested on' circumstantial evidence and was indicted two weeks ago. for mnirfio" VESSELS NOT SUITABLE. . London, March, 2 In answer to a question In the house of commons to dayPremier Balfour said Great Brit ain had refused to purchase the Chilian and, Argentine warships under con struction in Europe. The admiralty had carefully considered ; the matter ana nan concluded that these vessels were not suitable for the British navy. CARRIE NATION ARRESTED. San Francisco, March 2 Mrs Carrie Nation was arrested at the Grand hotel last night ou a charge, of malicious mischief, preferred by a saloon keeper in whose place she broke" a bottle of whiskey. Early to-day she was " re leased on bail furnished by her man ager. . . . had eone asiinra int.i,u Roohe's Point. , on her way from QueenstoAvn to Liverpool. - The dis patch said that the vessel was resting easily and probably would S on the next tide, i The Merian . st,. i wi once protesting against the bill. - It was further decided that a letter should be sent to follow the telegram ORDERED ON STRIKE. . : Chicago, March 2. As a result of the from "hArA in -po, Z7 XT vuicagu, jxarcn -i.-is a result or tne and 72 Ifil 7 Wlth 24 saloon kSe of thirty-eight employes who and steerase AasAncAi-a a ' " . carried a general freight cargo. SYMPATHY FOR LONG. Hingham, Mass, March 2. A vote of sympathy for Hon John D. Long was passed at the annual town meeting in Hingham to-day by the fellow citizens ot the -former governor of Massachu- e ils ana more recently secretary of the navy who is ill in. St Marcflrt's iiospirai.. j.ne ' vote was as : f o'lows -"The voters of Hingham, assembled in town meeting send their fellow towns man, i-ion .loon u. jjong. a me? became members of new v-- unions formed in the meter department and among the statement takers, all the union workmen employed by the Peo ple's Gas Light and Coke Co were or- ' To-morrow evening In the art room in the Bronson library, Oliver 8. Bar ton ill deliver the first of Stoddard's lectures on Japanese art. ' Thei second will be given Friday evening.' 'The ex, hiblt at prAspnt In: the Hbrarv. appears to be er en tl v. appreciated by the Tnb lice. Yesterday quite a crowd viewed H. ' R. Durant does not thinir fi. the - telephone call to his house asking Mm to call ; at '. the police station had any . connection with the flssfflnltk nr 1 m t - m r " umi uu ais way nome. . He looks upon wiw- yuone can -as sJmnlv- a. cIticI- dence, ' still believing that It was ' the iwprK of some Joker. : During the ; dav someone calling himself the head ' of the deputy force In Waterbury called at his house and wanted to know where he wa.s. - Mr Durant was ; out at the time and didn't see t!he man. but nis wire described him as a low sized person with a soft hat " The meat market and grocery store of Demase F. Thibault at 294 Mill street was entered , by some person or persons Saturday nignt, entrance being gamea t uy DreaKing a pane , of glass. Only a few cigars and "cigarettes were taken. Only a night or, two before that the clothes line of John SPellmann on East Clay street wag -tripped of some wearing, apparel and both jobs are be lieved to be the work of amateurs. Eugene Sullivan received an -honorable discharge from the Connecticut J. Smith performed that oflice for th. laity. Archbishop Quiglev resnondod. MORE SCARLET FEVER. WalUngf ord, March 2. A confer en c was held, here to-day between Count v Health Ofllcer Hoadle.v of New Ha ven, Health Officer Wilson and Warden iiaii or tnis, borough over the scarlet fever epidemic It was xlecided not to close the -schools, but -this afternor.n Health Officer Hoadley visited each: house and notified the inmates thatUu- less a strict quaraaotine was kept ur ;an v oflHcer; would be stationed before eahc hoiise. '; There are twenty-eight cases ln-he borough. dered on strike to-day. The company National Guard yesterday after almost employs 2,500 men, only a small per pten years of service in Co G Second cent of whom are union workers. About 250 men are affected by to-day's strike. FLOOD DANGER PASSED. Wilkesbarre, Pa, March 2. The dan ger from flood ended to-day when the SRqtra iVp I fiver flfi-OP rOQfiKinw manT7 -r.n I '. . .... -UIIUUO affection and svmnathv tn ,h, ' k "rL,: -Zl r"-auu rCTaan 'ms posmon as a mem- . , , ' ' J il I "-" ..fLlftCUli XCIJLX111S. J. 111 due regiment. Mr Sullivan was for some timev the quartermaster .sersreant of Co G, which position he filled in a very able manner. He would no doubt re tain his membership In the militia for some time to come except that he can not (be a1 member of a military com- ms inais. caused by severe illness Francis H.' Lincoln, Moderator." PAINTERS ON STRIKE. Pittsburg, Pa, March 2. In accord ance with the action taken at lnt night's meeting of the Pittsburg divis ion of the Brotherhood of Tn ito Decorators and Paper Hangers of America, about 1,000 painters struck to-day for an increase ln wacAa fvr $3.20 $3.60 per da Work was sus preh ended. Several houses were flood- erection Put on the larare strncfnrAt there -will be no stoppage, the contrac tors having signed the scale. to ' the cold weather which has ended the thaw. : The losses ' so far- have been confined to a few washouts and the flooding of some mines. If the cold weather contlnuesno further ; damage is anticipated. AGREED ON CANDIDATE. . Dover, Delaware, March 2.- The un ion republican caucus to-day named J. iF3ank , Alle as their candidate fojr Senator and agreed with the regular republicans to elect two senators this afternoon. - The democratic caucus was ber of the supernumerary police force." The funeral of James Tiernan took place this morning from the residence of his son, Patrick Tiernan, 46 Ayers street, to the Immaculate Conception church, where a mass of requiem was celebrated by the Rev Father O'Brien The bearers were Daniel - Connor James Tiernan, George Tiernan. - John Derwin, George Bowen and Christo pher Ledwith, the two last named of New Haven. The remain 9 were taken to New Haven on the 11:10 train for burial in charge of ..Undertaker , P...-8 Bergen or Bererln & Sons. The floral DEBATING LEAGUE FORMED.' ' Medf ord, v Mass, March 2. A per manent debating league has boon formed between Tufts college and New York university. The agreement reached provides for an annual dehnt to be held at Medf ord ; and New York city, in-alternate , years and places tlw first contest at Tufts colege on May 0. Tufts has chosen the following subject .whksh.has 'been sent to New York for acceptance: "Resolved that the United States should hold the Philippines as a permanent, possession." 1 HELD WITHOUT BAIL. . .Hartford, r March 2.--William Ru dolf vandiGeprge i,Collins, the alleged western outlaws, wanted for bank rob bery and murder In Union, Mo, who were captured in this city yesterday 1 afternoon, were , held without ball iii " the, .police court; this morning. EacJ was charged vvith being a person found in the state charged with the crime o? murder and that each was a fugitive from justice. ;i They pleaded not guilty and their cases were continued one week.: - SULTAN'S TROOPS DEFEATED. Madrid,' March 2. A dispatch to th Imparcial from Ceuta, Morocco, reit erates the report that the sultan'? troops have been defeated and thai War Minister Menebhl has been killed. The message does not Indicate the date of the engagement or the place where the battle occurred. , DELAWARE OVERFLOWS. Bordentown, ; N.' J., March 2. Watei from the upper Delaware river has caused a freshet here. The docks, piers and buildings in the vicinity of the Delaware and Rarltan canal are inundated. The lowlands of Pennsyl vania opposite Bordentown are flooded. The river is still rising. ' MOHAWK RIVER RECEDING. Schenectady. ; N. Y March 2 TIia Mohawk river has receded about nine feet above the normal and it is stilt . ing down. ' No further damasre is an- prehended. Several souses were flood ed resulting in heavy losses. Reports from up the river indicate that the flood mere has reached its height. Thrt stables of ice dealers here were inun dated but the horses were rescued, after much difficulty. VOtcd lltliinininnslT, fnr nna i-aviil... n t ,. . y. T I oirerings- included a sheaf of whoit puoiican senator, put were honelesslv divtrlA,! nn rU aIaoH - " V""1 veii oociai C1UD. HOLT FOR DISTRICT JUDGE. Washington, March 2. -President Roosevelt has decided to appoint George C. Holt, a well known New York lawyer, as United States district judge , in the district recently flpeated in southern New York:, UTICA WON COCK FIGHT. Syracuse, N. Y., March 2. A cock ing main between Utica birds and game cocks from this "vicinity -was held within a few miles of -Syracuse early to-day. , It was for $300 a side and $50. on a ; shake-in. TJticn won five of the six battles fought, a major ity of , those arranged for. Several hundred .dollars were 'bet on the side and Syracuse sporting , men lost WEAVERS OUT ON STRIKE. New. Bedford, Mass, March 2. A strike of the weavers at the Bristol mill was inaugurated to-day and al though the looms were started, with thd other machinery, not more than fifty weavers were at work. No dem onstration attended the starting of the strike. About 250 weavers are out. 1 CHARGED WITH MURDER. 5 Hamilton, r March 2. Alfred Knapp was arraigned in the police court this' morning tor the murder of Hannah oddard an3 pleaded not guilty.' Blessed Sacrament was commenced at the Sacred. Heart church at the 10:30 mass yesterday , morning. At the con. elusion of the mass, there was a pro cession of the, Blessed Sacrament In which many little boys and little girls, neatly attired, took part. -During the day hundreds of people visited the church. The altar, was prettily dec orated, there being a profusion of cut flowers, while many palms and potted plants were displayed about the sanc tuary. Confessions for the men were heard last night, for the children this afternoon, wl3e ? confessions for the women will be heard to-night. Many visiting priests from out of town and from the . other parishes In . the ' city will be present to-night. , The devo tions' will be; concluded to-morrow morning at 7:30 when a high mass will be celebrated and a procession"' of the JClessed Sacrament will -be held. ANOTHER CORNELL VICTIM. Auburn," ' N. T. March . 2. Fred ' Wake , died . this , morning of typhoid fever contracted at Cornell where he was a freshman. This makes the sec ond death from this cause among Au burn students.: Four others are sick, one now lying at death's door. SIX POUNDER FOUND. New York, March 2. A six-pounft naval projectile, without the cartridge, was found to-day at the basement en trance of a building occupied by O'Brien &' Mosher, packing box manu facturers. It wjll be tested to prove whether it 1$ charged. , . .' CUT HIS THROAT. Danbury," March 2.James Frye, S3 years of age, who was warden for sev eral years when tb is city was a bor ough, attempted to commit suie.clo this morning by cutting Ills throat. II will probably recover. ,' a a.iT DAM SWEPT AWAY. , St-henectady, N. Y., March 2.- several ? miles ; above thi , ; city wn h swept away to-day, doing cortpldcrnM" tZn age to property.