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WATERBURY, CONJST WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 1903. PRICE TWO CENTS. i CLOSING HOURS OF CONGRESS LIVELY. Chairman Cannon, who Will be the Next Speaker Delivered a Speech After 3:30 O'clock this Morning Thirteen of the Thirty Senators whose Terms Expire with this Session will not ReturnPresident Roosevelt and Cabinet Scrutinize Appropriation Bills After Which The ' President Signed. , Washington, March- 4.-The senate ;jiaa caned to order at 10 o'clock and 'Mr Cockrell raised the point that there -was no quorum, and there should be before the work of the' day.ms taken up. There were only about a dozen - senators present. , . . ho Mr Lodge spoke In reference to the Philippine tariff bill and said that the ' defeat was not through any fault &oi , fhe committee nor of the house , of rep-. Jesentatives.' "Itas defifeer3 ht- said "right : here. The .senators Save noVnesltated taking the responsl bility of killing It." u A9 soon as the speaker's gavel feU, Mr Richardson annoxinced blandly , that there was no quorum present. . Mr Paine moved a call of tne house When this as concluded peakenderson cieided the gavel to Mr cannon, wj incomfng speaker. The bers roke Into applause and the galleries Joined. Mr Paine then offered a resohition of thanks to the retiring speaker. . , Sttog upon a resolution a commit tee of three was appointed to meet a Jlke committee from the house to no tlfy the president that congress was ready to adjourn. Mr Mason was ar raigning the senate for failure to pass , necessary legislation , when the com mittee returned bearing a message from the president congratulating con gress upon the -work, performed.'. In view of, what Mr Mason had said the receipt of the report caused general laughter throughout the senate cham ber. . - , Mr Cockrell of . Missouri presented -a resolution expressing the, appreciation which the members of the senate felt toward the presiding officer for his uni- form courtesy, Impartiality and dignity. ! The resolution was passed -and Mr Fry? thanked the members for ,their approval of his actions. At 12 o'clock . . the senate adjourned. ,' . , , Washington. March' 4. The decks - were clear for the final a djourn ment at noou when the house re-con vened at JO o'clock this morning. , The excite ment , which culm'natod at -1 o'clock ? this morning when Mr Canuon deliv-,-. ered .his. arraignment ot the methods f the senate during. ths consideration ' of tne conference rnoi-ton th. gew-ral deficiency- appropriation, bill, hid passed, and a .peaceful, ending of, the irewsion ..was., in 'pvoct. - AHhough members had had little miiii than time to go home foy'haths, fresh lin en, ftnd, breakfast in the interi.i after the adjournment h'rtiv before " da3r- .', light they were back in their places for v the closing eeremonlej.' The le.idtrs on 'both sides .were among the earliest . ' arrivals. As is U3nt. the scones of . the closing attracted big crowds.' Feo ple besieged the portals of the house . even before the .door were open anil :' when True seats in the galleries' wVrc filled they stood In long linos outside . waiting patiently for a chanca of ad dittanee. , At six minutes to 12 Speaker Hen derson re-entered' the house and was .. visibly affected as he faced the gal leries and members for his valedictory. He hesitated for a half minute to con - : trol his emotions , and then " delivered , what was .perhaps the most touching farewell ever spoken from the sneak er's ' chair. When he had finished cheers from the floor , and galleries echoed, and -re-echoed .throughout the "hall.- The members sang 'America," and the galleries' joined in with them. At 12:02 the house adjourned sine die. Washington, March 4.- The president arrived at tlie -Capitol shortly after 10 o'clock and was conducted to the presi dent's' room,- Where be was joined by . members of . tlie. cabinet, The sundry civil and general 'deficiency appropria tion bills were presented to him ' and - after, the approval of the cabinet he affixed his signature. The naval appro priation bill was the last of the meas ures which he signed,' Washington, March 4. The' session of the senate to-day was interesting not , alone on account of the official proceedings in the chamber, Incident to the last day of a congress, but by many occurrences purely social, due to the fact that the day marked , the dose of many careers in, the' senate. Of the 30 senators whose terms expired when the presiding officer's gavel fell at noon 13 failed of re-election, either owing to defeat or, their own declina tion to enter the contests In their var ious states Included - in the number are six republicans and seven demo- . orats Of the republicans two, Senator Jones of Nevada, and Senator Welling ton of Maryland have in recent years each supported for a time the national candidates of the opposing party. ' Two other senators, . Deboe of Ken tucky and Pritchard of North Carol ina are southern republicans and both are succeeded, by democrats. The re maining two republicans are Senators Mason of Illinois and Simon of Oregon. "Washington, March 4. It was after 4 o'clock this morning when the house agreed to recess until 10 o'clock. The report on the naval appropriation ; bill was adopted, 153 to 17. The confer ence report on the general deficiency bill, the last of the appropriation bills, was presented at 3 o'clock by Mr Can non. - , " Tlie veteran chairman of the house committee . on appropriations, late, ax the hour was, in a five minute speech protesting : against the "legislative blackmail," by which the house con ferees were compelled to yield to the dictation of a single senator and to ac cept the appropriation of $47,000 to pay an alleged claim of South Carolina a jra ins t the government, aroused the members of the house to a pitch . of enthusiasm -which, had not been wit nessed fcmfore in the house during this congress. ' The report was adopted, 181 to 1G. At 3:50 a. m. Mr Payne moved a recess until 10 a. mi The motion was carried, 147 to 3, and at :07 a. m. the house stood in recess until 10 o'clock. Washington, March The speech of Representative Cannon, chairman of the appropriations, delivered after 3 :30 o'clock this morning in the house on the conference report on the general de ficiency appropriation ,- bill, ' protesting against "legislative blackmail" and in slsting on the "it of a majority to rule in" the senate, in view, of the fact that he Is to be the speaker of the next house, is regarded as foreshadowing a contest upon this question, y Then Mr when Mr Cannon delivered this speech was the most, remarkable of this con gress in the house. Late as the hour was the weary members were fired with enthusiasm by it and they cheered 1 his utternaces until the great hall re sounded with their vshouts. Mr Can non said: ."Gentlemen' know that under the practice of the house and . under ' the rules of the senate,' the great money bills can contain nothing but appropri ations in pursuance of existing law; un less by unanimous 'consent of lth bodies. ; Ifh any of these . bills contains legislation, it must be by unanimous consent or the two bodies, and the uni form; practice $ has been so far as I know the invariable practice has been; with the exception of one amendment upon this bill that when one body ob jected to legislation proposed by the other, upon an appropriation, bill, the body proposing the legislation recedes. "In this case the trouble is in' arriv-? ing at an agreement all clustered about one amendment. There were V many amendments of a legislative character I proposed by the senate;' there fl were many amendments covering- hundreds of thousands of dollars of claims pure and simple.proposed by the senate. One by one the legislative propositions and the claims disappeared as the senate receded until we came to an amend ment to nav the state of South. Carolina $47?000. A word as to that In May last on the omnibus claim bill, a basis was fixed for the adjustment of the ac counts of Virginia and .Baltimore and South Carolina with tho United States, growing: out Of thejvar of 1812-15. The ' Lauditing officers of . the treasury,, in pursuance of that law, , aujURtea tne accounts of , Virginia, An - Indefinite appropriation was made to pay the re spective 'states whatever should be found due by. the auditing officers. Upon that basis, and under that legis lation, the sum of $100,000 in round numbers has,been paid 1o the state of Virginia. "Under the same law, which Is the law to-day, the auditing officers in the adjustment of accounts of the war of lgl2 found due to the state of South Carolina the sum of 34 cents. Now the senate of the United States, not withstanding the law, proposed legisla tion, on an appropriation to the extent of granting to the state of South Caro lina $47,000. -The house conferees ob jected and i the whole long delay has been over that one item. In the house of representatives, without criticizing either side, or any individual member, we have rules, sometimes invoked by our democratic friends and sometimes by J ourselves each. responsible to the people after all said and done by which a majority, right or wrong, mis taken or otherwise, can legislate. In another body there are no such rules. In another body legislation, is had ly unanimous consent. - another body an Individual member of that body can rise in his place and talk for one hour, two hours, ten hours, twelve hours. It is -'a matter or nistory that a sid. senator on the in - a former to death a bill. There republican, congress, river , and comes a talked harbor tlmo constantly in the settling of bills when you must do so,' or so and so else your bill cannot pass, ana cms with reference to the great money bills. In my opinion sucn a concimon existed as to this bill, and clustered about this ' one amendment. There was also an amendment put on to the bill in i another body which involved legislation to the extent of granting to the state of Vermont $150,000 in adiustment of her war claims. Tne senjJe receded but your conferences were unable to get the senate to recede upon this ? gift from the treasury against the law,: to, the state of South Carolina, By unanimous consent an other body , legislates and in the ex piring hours of the session we are powerless without that unanimous consent. Help me, Cassius, or I sink, unanimous consent comes to. the center of the dome, unanimous consent comes through statuary hall and to the house doors and comes practically to the house. We can. have no legislation without the approval of both bodies and one body, in my opinion, cannot legislate without -unanimous consent. There was the alternative in my opin ion this applied not only to the defici ency bill, but to the naval bill, or an agreement as to the naval bill. Your submitting to legislative blackmail at the demand, in my opinion, of one in dividual I shall not say when, or of letting these great money bills fail. Now4 what are we going to do about it? This bill contains many important matters your appropriations for pub lic buildings, legislation- lately had along the line of public service, to the extent of $20,000,000. "Now I have taken the house into my confidence touching this matter, as It is my 'duty to do. I am getting to be a somewhat aged man. I pray God that my life may be spared until an intelligent .and righteous .sentiment4 ELEVATED' 118 COLLI. Heavy Fog- Cause of Collision on Fifth Avenue Line. Although No One Was Killed, Six ras eengers Were Injured, Two. of Them . Seriously Two . Ferryboats Also Were in Collision, Nearly Causing a Panic Among Passengers. New York, March 4.In a heavy fog which prevailed to-day two trains on the Fifth avenue elevated line, Brook lyn, collided at the 24th street Brook lyn station. Six persons were hurt, two. of them seriously. No one was killed. A few minutes later there was another collision on the same line at 20th street5 The passengers were bad ly frightened, but nobody was hunt The fog enveloped the city, the, riv ers and the bay. The . ferryboats Brooklyn and Montauk of the Hamil ton, avenue 1 collided just as the Brooklyn was leaving her slip on the Brooklyn side. The passengers who crowded the Brooklyn were panic stricken, for the impact was severe and the boat was considerably damaged,, although 'able to continue her trip to Now York. The ferryboats Easton and Bound Brook of the Central Railroad of New Jersey also collided, head-on, lust outside the Jersey City . slip. There were 200 passengers on the Easton, but they w.ere remarkably cool. Neither boat was seriously damaged. DECKEASEi OF LEPROSY. - , Inhabitants of Leper . Settlement Di minishing in Honolulu. ' Honolulu Feb 24, via San Francisco, March 4.Governor Dole's message to the legislature, which, was read in both houses February 20, refers to the uu prosperous times among sugar men during the past -year as emphasizing the need for giving special attention to securing a diversity of industries and encouraging small farmers. Attention is called to the decrease of -leprosy and the diminishing number of inhabitants of the leper ' colony. The governor recommends a liberal appropriation for an exhibit at the .t Louis exposition, and also an appropriation for the es tablishment of an agricultural college in Hawaii, and possibly to assist the agricultural experiment station. Local option is advised in the mater of liquor laws. The suggestion has been made here that the claims of British- subjects against the Hawaiian government on account of the alleged illegal Imprison ment of them during the Hawaiian re vT olution, might be referred 1 to The Hague tribunal. The claims have been tlie subject of continuous negotiations since the revolution of 1803 and 1895 RTid"rtrMs "message f othe"leglslatura Governor' Dole - suggests that, a com-, mission be provided to Investigate them. , . ,The dredging of Pearl harbor is now progressing satisfactorily. It is stated that in a few days the channel leading to the locks will be deep enough to al low small steamers to enter. 1 ' , Japanese are migrating to. the United States from Hawaii In large numbers. Almost every boat to San Francisco carries a big delegation. A movement is reported to secure Chinese from the islands for Mexico. It Ms stated several hundred Chinese are willing to go. 1 . ' TO MAINTAIN POSITION ? Lynn, Mass. March 4-r-Division 236 of the Amalgamated ) Association of Strdet Railway Employes ended a nuidnlfirht session of the Boston & Northern wage increase and of the un ion demands by voting to maintain its stand for, recognition of the union and for the adoption of a flat scale of wages at the rate of $2.25 per day. The further advocacy of these demands was left to the state branch of the as sociation which is to meet March 20. The old employes voted to saciflce a portion of the increase granted them under the new sliding scale adopted by the company March 1 to equalize wages for the younger men of the as sociation. .... CONDUCTOR DALY SAW, THEM. Canaan, March 4. It bas been learned that the burglars who looted the postoffice and bank numbered three. Conductor Tim Daly said that on the 5:30 train out of Wlnsted on. the morning of the robbery three men boarded his train at Winsted and pur chased tickets for Waterbury. Two of them ; he described as very thin, while the third was a thick-set fellow and had a dark mustache. He wore a short overcoat, the description , corres ponding with that taken from the home, of John Turner at Ashley Falls. ' THE BURDICK CASE. , Buffalo,, March 4. Developments In the Burdlck murder case so far to-day have not been given out by the au thorities, but decisive steps are ex pected withul the next twenty-four hours. north and south, east and west, per vading both of the great parties will lash anybody into obedience to the right of the majority to rule. Majori ties and minorities shift back and forth. Ah, says somebody, did that work in reference to the matter of statehood, and did it Relieve in state hood? - I did not believe in statehood, and I am putting now the strongest case against my own. party, but a majority of the people, voiced in the senate and in the house had .the right its will expressed. "Gentlemen, I have made my protest. I do it in sorrow and in humiliation, but there it is; and in my opinion an other ; body under these methods must change its method of procedure or our body, backed up by the people will compel the change, else this body close to the people 'shall become a mere tenderer, a mere bender of the preg nant hinges of the knee to submit to what any one member of another body may demand of this body8 a s a price for. legislation." . , , (Prolonged applause and cheers j . . ONE AUTOJS HERE Strikers Expect to Do a Rush ing Business After This WILL CARRY EIGHT PEOPLE There Will Be. More as Soon as They Can Be Secured Strike . Situation About the Same A Few . Oars and Lamps Were Stoned Last Night Strikers Issue Daily Statement The first of the union men's automo biles arrived here from Hartford t last night and was an object of much at tention at the freight yard. Two re porters had a look at it this morning and indulged in a roitgh and tumble souffle to see which would take a seat in it before the other.,. One claimed he got there first, but the other denied this and took tlie ground that both tiuuwea.in at the same time. Any way, the "fight" attracted the -attention of spectators, one of whom want ed to know if there was a row between two scabs. tThe automobile Is a very handsome vehicle, seats eight persons and has as much speed and considerably, more tnan can bo used aoout the thicklv settled, parts of the city. When the larger ones arrive and the strikers 'get Tt, bu,fness on a ular sched ule the trolley company will have a competitor and if those in chargl of both go ahead and mind their own business probably some people will not care when the strike is declared off There is enough in the business 'to give the company and the strikers handsome returns on the money in vested in both enterprises, and if It can be worked this way perhaps no better plan could have been hit upon to give all a chance to iride. The strike- situation is still un changed and judging by the appearance of, things to-day the trouble is sure to be long drawn out . that , is, unless something unexpected ihappens, 'but this is not looked for, the general opin ion being that the difference has now reached a point where neither party cares to lose time trying to bridge the chasm. , The company is operating its cars according to its- regular schedule and while there is no appreciable in crease in the number of patrons, still it is thought that there is a better feel ing all around and that after a few weeks more the automobiles of the union men and the cars of the trolley company will be doing business on the public streets without Occasioning much comment. VThe only disturbance reported last night was the throwing of a few stones at the cars oh South Main -street and on the Waterville line, t A juominent residnr of the west aid called at the Democrat office this aftemccn to protest against the inade quate, protection given somo of the I ople on some of the streets runninc off West Main.; This protection, this citizen says, Is.iacking both In police ing and lighting. . Last night a young lady came in -on tlie 1 7:45 train, and started to go up through Sperry street She was followed 'by a negro and she hurried, her steps. At the" junction of. Waterville and Johnson streets the negro accosted and insulted her. .It was almost opposite the residence .of D. S. Plume. . There was no light at this point as the - trimmers evidently had .not finished their work. The young lady threatened the colored fel low with arrest and still hurried tow ards her home, which was only a short distance away. , When she , reached there she collapsed and when some of the men In the house (heard the story a search was made for the colored rowdy and if he had been found, he would have been. more a subject for a hospital than for the police station; The globe on tlie arc light at the corner of Dublin, street and Doolitfcle alley was smashed to pieces last nlht by some boys out that way, A dummy to represent one of the' non-union line men was then rigged up and hmig from the pole. It was still hanging there this morning. . fe Regarding the alleged shooting at a ar on North Willow street in which Manager Sewell fwas riding the other fl!?"1 1man Wh "tos.. within 30 feet of where the shooting is said to have taken place said to-day that he was reading , in . his 1 parlor facing the street. ; with one window open fmrni ,9:30. until 2; o'clock; SundayPmornSg and he heard no report of exploding firearms or any other report, and that he would unquestionably have heard a shot had. one been fired. " An occurrence took lVinw r change p'Jace this noon which many claim explains a great deal of the breaking of 'glass on the trolley cars The Bank street car was leaving when there a'g aT crash of glass that -was heard all over Exchange place and Im mediately the report went round that someone had thrown stones. ' Quite the contrary was shown, however. The conductorMn closing the dOors brought them together with such force that ev ery bit of glass in them was shattered.. Some of the electric lights burned last night, but more of them ., were as dark as ever. There must be some thing the matter with the new trian mers. It is said that lights trimmed by Mr Netli and the other foremen burn all right, but the others sputter for a while, and that's all. There is nothing new in this feature of the strike nor among the linemen. The strikers' executive committee this afternoon issued.,.. Jhe following statement: . . "The fifty-third day 'of our strike finds our men hale, hearty and just as determined in their fight for t what they believe to be justice as at the start, al most eight weeks ago. "Once again we want to extend our thanks to the public for the various mannors in which they have shown their sympathy for our cause. We also wish to thank the, local ."merchants. citizens and fraternal organizations for their gen erous' financial and moral sup port," which keeps coming in daily and which affords the men great encour agement , . "We are glad to note a dropping off of lawless outbreaks within the past day or two. As we have often stated, these disorderly and criminal acts not only do not show sympathy for our cause, but on the contrary hurt us and It tremendously. Peace, we hope, will reign hereafter until the strike is end ed, as well as thereafter. , Act as the strikers themselves are and have been acting, friends, and our victory is as sured, for the greater percentage of the public is witu us, and that being so we cannot lose. ." -. "Many people have thought v?e were joking about those automobiles. They will not, however, when they see our first arrival in commission this after noon. It arrived this morning and as soon as unloaded and set into shape it will be put on ditty. .This Is only one of many others that is to follow, and we can assure the public that a gigan tic undertaking is in process of forma tion which will afford a 'bus route run on schedule timej leaving'the center on all the lines as regularly , as the cars do, and on .which transfers will be Is sued and will be good anywhere along the routes. The. public has generously borne the inconveniences of our 'bus line, but with, a little, more patience on Its part we are sure they will agree with us that the result was ' worth waiting for and worth being patient for. "Don't miss taking a ride on the au tomobile 'bus." Turks Clash With Iuusursrenta. SOFIA, March 4. A collision has taken place between Macedonian revo lutionists under the famous leader, Boris Sarafoff, and a body of Turkish troops near the village of Vladinirovo. It Is reported that ten of the insurgents were killed or wounded, while the loss, on the Turkish side was much greater. The revolutionists succeeded In escap . ing to the hills. , Morgan Give a Dinner. . HAVANA, March 4.-J. Pierpont Morgan and party went for a trip into the country yesterday. In the evening Mi. Morgan gave a dinner at the Hotel Telegrafo to Minister Squires. Mr. Wads worth and Mrs. Wadsworth, riee Hay, the members of Mr. Morgan's 1 party ; and a few prominent Cubans , were among the guests. To Retire Teacher at Eihty-thre. TRENTON, N. J., March 4. The state legislature has passed a bill per mitting 'Jersey City to retire on half pay Principal Lindsley , of one of the public schools . there, Mr. Lindsley has been teaching in Jersey . City for over fifty years and Is eighty-three years old. - - " '. ' . , Potter Boycott Off. SCHENECTADY. N.Y., March "The" trades assembly has declared off the boycott which had been placed against .Shafer & Berry, the employers of William Potter, the militiaman. At a meeting earlier in the evening the painters' union took similar action., . Summoned Before Strllce Commiuloa SCRANTON, Pa., March 4. Repre sentatives of the operators and miners have been summoned by the mine strike commission for aconference in Washington to take place tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock. All the local lawyers who appeared before the com mission will leave tomorrow for Wash ington. '.: The summons from the com mission simply states that the com missioners want to confer about the question of weighing coal. . . Snow Blockade In Testa. 1 FORT WORTH, Tex., March 4. The country around Amerillo is wrapped in nearly two feet of snow, and the town has ,been practically shut out from he world for the past six days. Railroad traffic is completely suspend ed. Not a train has moved in ,a week. Two hundred passengers are held here awaiting the break of the snow block ade, which is the worst ever known -in that section of the state. Strike. Award Thi Week, WILKESB ARRE, Pa., March 4. Ac cording ; to the statements given out here by some of the most prominent 1 mine workers the award of the strike commission is .expected to be In the hands of the district boards by Friday next, though none of the officers could be induced to give their opinion as to what the miners could expect. Aared Maian Dead. CUMBERLAND, Md., March 4. Dr. Charles H. Ohr, the oldest past grand master . Mason in the world, is. dead here today at the age of ninety-three.. He was at one time a prominent physi cian and was 1 the author of several books. , General Booth Hurt. NEW YORK, March 4. General Wil liam ' Booth, founder and head , of "the Salvation Army, was painfully Injured by a fall downstairs in the Salvation Army headquarters' . in West Four teenth street. The wonder is that, con sidering his age, his hurts were no t more serious. The general escaped with a sprained knee ond an injured arm. He was to have sailed for Europe to day, but he canceled the trip. No Gift of Carnegrle to Princeton. ' NEW YORK, March 4. Publicity was given yesterday to a story that An drew Carnegie had given or promised $1,000,000 to Princeton university, at Princeton, N. J. President Woodrow Wilson is 111. Treasurer Duffield of the university said that he knew of no Euch gift or promise and that he would be likely to know if any such gift was expected. - -n 1 ' : Exeitinir Klectlon at Peekuklll. PEEK SKILL, N. Y., March 4. The charter election held here yesterday was the most exciting ever held. James W. Husted (Rep.) was elected president by 450 majority over Henry Lane (Dem.), the present incumbent. The tire Republican ticket was elected - MAY BE A BIG STRIKE IN CHICAGO. MAY BE MORE TROUBLE. Anti-Foreign Movement In China Said To Be Inevitable. New York, March 4. Rumors are again prevalent of approaching trouble in China, says a dispatch from Lon don to the TYrfbune. An anti-foreign, movement within the next few months is declared to be inevitable. The Standard correspondent at Tien Tsin sees In the entertainments which are being prepared at thepalace for mem bers of the legations," the treacherous friendliness that , preceded the Indian mutiny. Tung and Tuan are declared to betbe villians of the piece, and the Standard correspondent thinks that the Idea once again Will be the powerless ness of ' the court to check rebellion: The northern- hordes will come down under the -two exiled leaders, and nom inally overpower ? Pekin, and at the v?2L -ttme sweU their following with all the forces in the capital and begin a , v grand V, march , of. extermination firamst . evpirvt4T. v however, be Yangtse region and every port must rise simultaneously, and for this purpose all the Yangtse defences are being brought t0lthe highest state of efficiency. Russia Is very much alive to the situation. . . The latest in. formation received , at St Petersburg from the secret emissaries of the Bus sian legation at Pekin Indicates that nearly the whole celestial empire Ma ramified by a huge network of secret Boxer committees which only await an opportune moment and a given signal to, sweep the detested white barbar ians out of the country. . NOW BECOMES A LAW, ,' Boise, Idaho, March 4. The state de positories bill, an administration meas ure, has passed both houses of the leg islature and will now become a law In the provisions of the.biH a board composed of the governor, auditor and attorney general shall designate banks in which state money shall be deposit- l!" Z?ese banks shaU Pay not less toan two per cent, on daily balances li purity for the money. The bill has been bitterly opposed, ( CITY NEWS. The members of the Senior Debating dub of the High school will hold a mock trial next week. ' - Special forecast for Connecticut: Partly cloudy to cloudy,, generally fair weather to-night anl Thursday: licnt variable winds. . James Blandsfield fell this morning near his residence on Brown street fracturing Ms hip, Dr Lally was called and recommended that the patient be sent to the hospital Ife was taken to the institution. . Alice V. Hughes, the' three' months' old datrghter of -Mr and Mrs George Hughes of 9 Carman street died this morning.. -The funeral will be held to-morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock with Interment In St Joseph's cemetery. . , To-day Attorney ' Bronson entered suit against Attorney Durant for $100 a balance due on : an oven he sold to Emile Wuest who bought the stock and good will of the Domestic Pie Baking company about whose affairs there is a lively time promised In the district court Saturday morning. The Co G basketball team will play a team from the North End Athletic club at the armory to-cnorrow night1 The two teams met before early in the season and the military, boys were de feated, but they Intend to reverse the tables this' time. The game will be commenced at 9 o'clock, after the reg ular drill of Co G Is over.' Everything about the streets re minds one that the backbone of win ter is broken. Superintendent Reiley has the public ways in splendid condi tion and private property owners have commenced doing some spring cleaning in their cellars and back yards. This is a good time to clean up and people who fail to take advantage of it-should be put in mind of it by the health au thorities. The sanitary ? condition of the city should be looked after before the warm weather sets" in. It costs no more to do it now than later, and prob ably : not mute so much; for it l hnt reasonable to believe that it is easier to get men and teams now than it will be next July. The hearing on the Injunction which Samuel M. Friedman had served upon his landlady, Mrs Margaret D. Atkins, preventing her from ejecting him from' his store at the corner of Bank and Grand streets, was heard this after noon by Jwi8 , Co well In the district court The hearing-i was - to vdissolve the Injunction. . It Is ffi claimed ; that: Mrs Atkins has practically! rented the premises to John Littlejohn 'who was formerly with the Reld & Hughes company. Friedman's lease expired on March 2 and he claims to be willing ; to renew the lease upon ' reasonable terms, while Mrs Atkins on the other hand will not renew it under a yearly rental of $5,000. Attorney Bronson i for the defense brought out that Fried man has been trj'ing to lease the prem ises now occupied by Jones, Morgan & Co. . . ; The case of Mary A Lawlor of North Main street against ; Thomas ' Scadden et ux, will not be heard In the superior court to-morrow as was arranged. It will be reassigned for hearing at short calendar next Friday The sum in-: volved in this matter is $15,000. Coun sel for the plaintiff, Attorney Guilfoile, has been reinforced by Attorney Will iams of Derby and Russell and Reiley appear for the defense It is claimed that the defendants used undue in fluence upon Patrick McGivney , who lived on Railroad Hill street and thus induced him to give them some $10, 000 which he had been keeping In his apartments- Some time before his death Mr McGivney distributed about $32 000 in cash among his -lendi neighbors and relatives. The last $10. 000 he withdrew from the bank about two weeks before he died and It is claimed by the plaintiff he cave this to the defendant,' Street Rallwaymen Held a Long Session: WON'T WORKBYN0N UNIONISTS The Ultimatum Was Decided Upon Last Night and Unless All Emnloves Join the Union, or Failing to Do So, are Not Dismissed,. There Will Be a oiriKe This Ultimatum Will Given to the Company at Once. Chicago, March 4. An nitimi. rejection of which will mean a strike on the Metropolitan elevated road, was authorized, last night at a meeting of Division 30 of the Amalgamated Asso elation of Street Railway Employes of America, j The session continued until early this morning., ' , v The action' of the executive commit teewas indorsed in suspending neeo." Hations with tne company because of inr!?ed lnslstence bn Provision stipulating that the employes should work with non-union men. The com mittee was Instructed to submit to tho company an ' ultimatum, l the chief specification of which Is to the effect that the union members shall not use coercion or undue Influence to bring the present employes of the road into the organization, but requiring that all new, employes shall be union men. COMLEY GETS THERE. Republican Majority, In House Passed the, Resolution Appointing Him. Hartford, March 4. The. house this morning, as expected, received the ac tion of the senate yesterday, electing William H. Comley to the city court judgeship of Bridgeport Last Thurs day the house sent the Comley matter back to the committee To-day after a, spirited debate, the republican ma jority passed the bill electing Judg Comley. , The resolution appropriating $24,233 for the state expenses for the past two years was passed. . This Includes the payment of the, delegates to the con stitutional convention. , The resolution Incorporating the1 ftTflTIrnnrl2" TTpUair vmol xrrna mnaaarl The payment -of $15,000 for the cost ofthe state militia at Waterbury was also passed. ' . , " Hartford, March 4. The senate re ceived a number of committee reports to-day, among them being the follow ing: 1 Favorable from the committee on ju diciary on the ,blU that no boy uruWr ten years, of age should "be 'committed to the Connecticut school t&v boys, ex cept under conviction ' for , which tho punishment Is prison or jail Imprison ment. t Favorable from the committee on an- (proprlatloais providing for $25,000 for the proposed ,New Haven county anti tuberculosis .association for the treat ment of - pulmonary tuberculosis. MRS M AT"RTf TPITT TO TIJ7! TmvTT'T Report That the British Ambassador1 Has 'So Notified Our, Government " Richmond, ya, March' 4. It was rev ported here yesterday that Mrs. Flor-, ence C. Maybrick would be released from . . Ailsworth prison, England, May 1, 1904. .The tiding were brought here by representatives of the Impris oned woman, who Is a party to a suit involving a million acres of land In southwest Virginia and other states. The information that she would be freed after spending thirteen years in prison for the murder of her husband came, it was said, from the state de partment at5 Washington, havlnar been communicated, It is , understood, by the British ambassador. The land in question was deeded away by Mrs Maybrick on the evening of her conviction in consideration of $10,000.: The suit pending here is to upset the agreement, and, it ia said by, Mrs Maybrick's ' representatives that she will be released in time to appear as a witness MERION TOWED OFF ROCKS. . . Queenstown, ' March 4. The ' Domin ion line steamer Merlon, from Boston, February 20, for Liverpool, which grounded after, leaving this port Sun day," near Roches Point, was . towed off the rocks into deep water this morn ing and subsequently' anchored in the inner harbor. About 400 tons of her cargo were; removed during the night, which enabled her . to be pulled oft. The cargo is ; being reshlpped and the Merlon will proceed to Liverpool ac companied by, a tug. Although tct bottom is somewhat damaged amid ships, the injuries the steamer, sus tained are not sufficient to prevent the vessel from proceeding-to her destina tion. ' 1 BALE COTTON AT TEN CENTS ' Montgomery, : Ala, March 4. Farm ers of Montgomery county sold 2,300 bales of cotton at 10 cents a pound. The sxm paid for the cotton approxi mated $115,000 In cash. The seller of the cotton were WTalter Bros of Sprague Station and.W. S. Underwood, the same neighborhood. The buyer was James P. Faf rail, local representa tive of an English cotton agency. CHOLERA INFANTUM CURE. Baltimore, March 4. Another gifftt dlscoveiTi the antl-toxln which shell has been announced by Dr Simon Flex ner, director of the-Rockefeller Insti tute of medical research. 1 ' CARD OF THANKS. ' 1 We desire to express our most sftfc. cere thanks to the many kind friends and neighbors who sympathized with us in our recent sad bereavement th death, of Elizabeth Cunningham, nn-1 f-w the many floral tributes. Sl?AA CUNNINGHAM AND SIS ,L"ER8 AND BROTHERS.