iVOL. XVI, NO. 106.
WATERBURY, CONN. MONDAY, APRIL 13, 1903.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Sajs There Will Be No Strike In
HEW MEN ARE BEING PUT ON
Local TroUeyraen Are Awaiting Out
come of Recent Conferences in Park
. cityStrikers Present Their Daily
Statement and Talk About .Automo
biles, Baseball arid Other Things
Not a Very Bushing Business for &
Balmy Easter Sunday.
Colonel Burpee is authority for the
statement. that there will. be no strike
' in Bridgeport, unless outside Influence
(has more weight with the men than
the influence of the. company and its
officials has. Colonel Burpee's Juris
diction as counsel for the company ex
tends .to Bridgeport. He said that he
has Iliad two or three conferences with
the. executive committee of the men,
which consists of three oniotormen and
.three conductors: There are about
100 men employed! in the Bridgeport
district These conferences Vhave been
of great ralue to both the men and
the representatives of the company.
The committee spoke tip without a
fear or ; reservation of anything that
. concerned their cause and a full un
derstanding has been arrived at Col
onel Burpee said he has discussed the
matter with the , -men and the board
ol directors, and from'' the result ar
riyedl at in these conf ereneee he is sat
isfied (that there will : be no interrup
tion to trolley work in Bridgeport un
less outsiders' advice proves stronger
than the. influence of the board of di
rectors. The final decision, however,
has not, yet been determined , by the
compapy. . . Colonel Burpee thought
that, would -be given in a few days.
Then the men will hold a meeting and
decide to 'accept or reject it
There (have been reports that the
company is preparing, for a strike by
engaging a Jot of men. Manager Sew
ell explain a this very easily. He says
this Is the regular season when the
company always engages extra, men
for the summer, work. Additional
cars will . be run from Bridgeport to
New Haven, Ansonla, Woodmont and
on the south line to Stamford via Fair
field. Engaging, crews for ' the sum
mer work means the employing of a
Jarge force of men.1 The summer time
"is the harvest : for tihe ta'cilley .compa
nies and all-over the country now ex
tra men' are 'befa'g taken on.i That is
paid to be one of the reasons why the
company fis satisfied to "take orloical
men-who re ine'Silenced: " ','
rTheTM)!lIday eearsonv''tiere,, produced
no chnng'es in the strike situation,, hot
even Easber ftunday helped to put on
one, more car. . ,v A rear aigo yesterday
the Connecticut Railway and 'Lighting
Co'was in the zenith, of its popularity
here "and people by the thousands
availed themselves of Its cars to get
out; into the suburbs and enjoy , the
weatner and sport their snrinsr hats
and suits, t Yesterday, almost every
body walked. There were no extra
cars, as ttiere was no use for" th m;
th people walked and the strike drags
S The strikers executive committee
Issued the following statement this af
ternoon: .This Is. the ninety-third day of our
strike and we have only to report the
same loyal conditions existing among
our, men, whose stick-to-it-Iveness has
- been. the, subject of comment all over
the country and has made the strike a
iamous incident in histbry. Yesterday
wwpayday for the boys, who receiv
ed their wages in good spirits and went
away as happy as the wintiir xr aa
llgbtful. Did you notice the business
the automobiles ui
now looks as if it will be necessary to
. v" numoers or the ma
chines than WO Viofl ayr.nA j
- j.'iT-ncxLL iau seems, to be to
I"- o. hub m xae union auto.
" That noted mon timno-iiAf -u.
. .uuuvuv we tUUIl-
try . bve finally come to realize that
their organization is a benefit to the
. txrniri fa K ,
. . uciu yrovra aauy by the
cUL01Juuiisufu in tne press simi
r laf to this one from Henry D. Llovd
t" siaiea; "Xne best fHonri.," th
. , uieuu me
people nave trvdmr ..,
the worklngmen. We must keep them
from being destroyed. We must learn
jthe lesson, they teach. The people
wust drganise if they would sunive "
It looks as if the Pinkerton men who
P T0 hfl YrITf -11. .
Iu omer worK to do
than they have had outlined to them
DT the trollev fnmnonn TXT. 1
n authoritative source that one of the
men employed at the car
- bams is mlnefntr tvnm n j
u v i i w ana
mat be Is wanted for a most atrocious
vuirage upon an orphan girl in
west end. It will be interesting
-.vv. mC caSr-i ufss wmcn win be
played bv th
" - j auu IJJCir
gents in capturing the fiend and brinsr-
The eaptain of our "shoulder
. shoulder" bnaf 'hoii o i
' ifeftiTs11"" ne
gotiating for royal battles on the base
ball diamond with
Hridgeport brethren. We are recelvin
offers also from various sources want
in ST llir toom nlof hull it.
'".' I'nii uuu laiit; raie
receipts, all of which , shows the good
played toward us in our Just
The executive committee has in hand
Tne preparation of a history of the
BLime. lvuicn it. is considering having
published in the near future. The
, fs to have the book fully Illustrated
witn ponraits or everybody connected
one way or another uvlth the strike,
nuui v. lvuiiif uown to X' raiiK
ler. The book will be gotten up in
i , ...
oest saape possiuie ana ougnt to
pvw t uvoij. ijl XT CI J JLVUiy til VV il'
us w are constantly receiving- letters
them detailed accounts of the present
great battle. The book will be dedi
ratpd trv that cn-pat labor rertresenta-
tive, John Mitchell, and the cover will
bear his picture.
ThA TtiifrArV mid Polishers' union
has already paid toward the strikers'
aid fund $J,137.
John MGuire and Edward Maloney,
two of the strlkinz trolleymen. are
working in the polishing room of Roger
& Bros s-concern.
Denntv Sheriff Culligan, Spencer
nnH AVnlh mv been taken off duty
Those who remain expect to be called
home in a few days.
nmft of the strike breakers got
thaxyuigih this anornlng'and imimediately
donned a "We -Walk" button. Keport
(has it that his place was taken by a
. A nimnr was rurrent about town this
afternoon that th t.rolle-vmen are out
at " Bridgeport. A man who came up
on the 1:30 train said he was told so as
he passed through the Park City.
Two UttlA erlrl Wpta seated in a trol-
lev rn.r whlr.h -wan waitinff at the end
of the East Main etreet line shortly
after 5 o'clock Saturday afternoon.
While the car was waiting a union dus
came out The little girls left the car,
got Into the 'bus and rode to the cen
There are two little irirls in the east
ern section of the cltv who have much
respect and admiration for Detective
Rogers. The children were in a store
In Exhflnorft -nlnne Saturday when the
Pinkerton man entered. He commenced
to pat the little girls on the head ana
asked them questions. Finally he
asked them if they would like' a nice
Easter gift Of course the girls re-
.,11. i i.u. n in .v. n n T4- -nratn n 11
pm-u, iu Lilt? uuuiunurc. . n m"
n. -nlpnanrA t.n ape the look of ioy on the
childrens' faces when Detective Rog
ers purchased for each of them "a valu
able gift. Before leaving the store the
little girls asked their benefactor what
his name, was and he told them and at
the same time presented his card. Now
they are singing the praises or elec
SDeakinff of the situation, the Bridge
port Telegram says: "Since Saturday
moraine: more than the usual activity
among the men and officials of the coin-:
pany has been noticeable. Until yes
terday the outlook was a much dis
cussed question. The new men are not
housed, at the earns or tne comyauy,
but are scattered about the city at
varimiB hfynrrlincr houses. Some have
donned uniforms and work from one
to. three or more hours, during the day.
iSo far, as known, they have not asso
ciated-with the local men, except uur
ini tho trina as ensrazed. and attempts
to interview them as to their intentions
nnrt. mission here have been fruitless.
They.., refuse to talk. The local men,
are tequany reuwuv, uuu n. is ,
that they are conferring among them-.
selves. Other unusual ( -measures ap
pear to be in project. The police de-
partment, while not taking omciai cog
nizance of the situation a at present
constituted. Is interested, and the offi
cers have discussed the matter as it ap
pears in Its undeveloped state. urn
cers of the Amalgamated .association
are reported to be expected here prob
ably some day this week. President
Wood of the local organization is ill
onrJ vTiiild not be seen last night. There
are many rumorC but nil are of a more
or less transparent cnaracter, wnu nx.-
tle foundation for fact, xne mnux 01
new men, seems at this, time to be the
most important visible development m
the situation, and whether this pbr
tends apprehension on the part of the
company or the men, cannot be ascer
tained "by Inquiry."
THE SPINNAKER BOOM.
Shamrock's Has Been Spliced, But No
More Actual Racing.
Wkvflniouith, Eng, Aipriii 13. The
Sihatnrock I's spinnaker, boom, which
rtras carried away -by a siteam yaent
diurinte the race with Shaimrock III
Saturday, Oaa been spliced, but it has
been decided to postpone further con
tests under aictual racing conditions
,between the two 4oat until a new
par can be fTttedi
A trial spin between, the Shamrocks
was arranged for to-day, 'but their de
parture was delayed while awaiting
the mod'erationi of a hard nortmeny
Much of the forenoon was occupied
with altering the challenger's main
siflll. wlhich had stretched considerably
The two yachts left their anchorage
at about 11 o'clock this morning and
fetched out to start 'a trial race, but
the wind, even inside ithe breakwater,
was h'arder and more squally than any
thing the c.haWen'ger had previously
experienced. The boats staggered un
der thedr lower canvas alone. Outside
the breakwater the conditions were
worse and after. a consultation it was
decided to abandon the trial, owins to
the ria of carrying .away the yachts'
New York, April 13.-r-Tlhe Atlantic
tranwportj line steamer Minnehaha
which arrived to-day from London and
bouthaimpton, was in wireless com
anuni'catlon '.wl-tli ihe Cunard line
steamer I vernia from Liverpool and,
yueent)own. a gaiine of cQiess was
played which was won by the Mlnne
TERMS ARE ACCEPTABLE.
New York, April 13. A cable dis
patch to-day from the Havana Chess
club to the Manhattan Chpss club ruts
fflat the terms of the latter club for
a consultation game, to be played by
cable between consulting parties of the
two clubs, were acceptable on the
whole. The game will ttheref ore be
played either this month or on a Sat
urday and Sunday early next month.
FIELD SECRETARY DEAD.
Boston, April 13. Bey Clarence E
Eberman, field secretary of the United
Society of Christian - Endeavorers. is
dead- The news of his death, which
- reached here to-daj
Nine of Them With a Capital
Promoters of Scheme Have Already
Secured Options on Nine Plants
The Present Managers of the Con
cern Agree-to Stay. With New Com
bination for Three Years.
Newark, N. J., April 13. Arrange
ments are being matte for the combina
tion of nine wholesale bakeries in this
city, Jersey City and Hoboken, with-a
capital of $1,500,000. The men at the
head of this project have already se
cured options for sixty days on a num-
lw of plants. . y
With the options each concern has
given a valuation of its property, the
total amounting to $2;800,000.
For the proper appraisement of good
will it hag been agreed that it shall be
.done by allowing one cent for every
pound, of flour baked during the year
1902 and one cent for each cent of
profit earned during that year.
The present managers of the plants
bind themselves to remain in the same
positions for three years and two years
longer if that Is demanded. They also
agree not to engage In any other
bakery business for ten years in New
New liigrliY en JLoeii'i Theory.
CHICAGO, April 13. Dr. Martin H.
Fischer, ' who accompanied Dr. Loeb
from Chicago to the University of Call
fornla, has announced the results of . a
series of experiments which show that
cane sugar has almost as strong an ef
fect in bringing about the development
of life from the eggs of the nereis, a
small sea worm, as common salt or po
tassium chloride, which were employed
by Dr. Loeb. The discovery puts a new
light on some of Dr. Loeb's discoveries.
Colorado Dam Burst.
DELTA, Colo., April 13. The dam of
the Boney reservoir, near Ola the, fif
teen miles from this city, gave way,
causing damage estimated at from
$75,000 to $100,000. The reservoir is
owned by the Garnet Ditch and Reser
voir company and furnishes water for
irrigating the Garnet mesa. No lives
are reported lost, but? crops. In many
places were ruined, and several hun
dred head of cattle are reported as lost
Sailor Goea Mad.
NEWARK, N. J., April 13. John T.
Larsen, a sailor on the schooner Mary
A. Hall, became , violently insane and
tried to murder the crew. He slashed
Andrew M. Johnson so he may die. In
running to escape from the captain and
natff of the Hall Larsen fell overboard
and was drowned. Larsen had been
melanleliolyTor several .days, and it is
bejleyed .that he suddenly developed
' CHlcaao Car Held Tip.
CHICAGO, April 13. Wearing red
masks ' and sombreros and handling
their revolvers in . a .jnanner that
showed they knew how to use them,
three highwaymen held up . six men
and onp woman passenger, also two
trainmen, on a Grand avenue electric
car early In' the morning. Two hun
dred dollars and four watches was the
total amount of the plunder.
The Decision. Praised. .
RICHMOND, Va., April 13. The
cislon . of the United States circuit
court of appeals In the Northern Secu
rities company case Mr. John Skelton
Williams, president of the Seaboard
Air Line railway, says he regards as
one of the greatest blessings and. the
brightest promises for railroad Inter
ests and general business that the
country could have.
Xoted Freatlernman Dead.
SALT LAKE CITY, Ap.ril 13. Colo
nel Bill Root, a frontiersman, a com
panion through i his life of Buffalo
Bill and a friend of Bill Nye during
the latter's repertorial days in Lara
mie, has died suddenly of heart failure
Serious Street Car Collision.
ST. LOUIS, April 13. In a collision
between a street car and a lumber
wagon here six persons were injured,
one probably fatally. All the injured
were passengers on. the car, and the
latter five were badly cut by falling
Valves Whistle at $20,000.
CHICAGO, April 13. Michael White,
a sergeant of police, has entered suit
for $20,000 against the Chicago City
Railway eoinpany, the allegation being
that life lost his power to whistle
through an injury in a street car acci
Fatal Runaway Accident.
ST. LOUIS, April 13. As the result
of a runaway accident N. P. Bates is
dead, Coachman Thomas Jackson is in
the hospital in a critical Condition, and
Mrs. J. F. Sylvester suffered a broken
collar bone and was badly, bruised.
Moner In a Hollow Tree.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 13.
George Vaughan,, a farm laborer,
found $1,000 in ten and twenty dollar
bills in the base of a hollow tree. It
is believed thttt the money was hidden
by robbers after the civil war.
evrtice in Lo Anareles.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., April 13. Be
tween 300 and 400 union men have
quit work in obedience to the orders
of the Building Trades Council, which
is seeking to compel recognition of the
union card by the carpenters and mas
ter builders of the city.
A Buffalo Kill in at Epidemic.
BUFFALO, N. Y., April 13. Two
and possibly three murders and two
suicides, one of the latter a Salvation
Army officer, occurred in this city last
Manhattan Postotfice Affairs
Coming to a Head.
SECREE SERVICE MEN THERE
Helping the Metropolitan Detectives
to Push the Inquiry Rake Off from
Promotions That Have Been Talked
of "Would Amount to $50,000 in a Fis
1 New York, April 13. Investigation
into the charges made against the Man
hattan postotfice department is said
to have advanced to the point that ar
rests will come. (Secret service men
have arrived here from Washington
and joined the detectives who have
been secretly pushing the inquiry for
the past five days. The newcomers are
under orders from First Assistant Post
master General Wynne and a Wash
ington dispatch says they were in
structed to hold themselves in readi
ness to make one or more arrests un
der quick advice. v
It was Impossible to get anj' ex
pression from prominent present or for
mer officials. Postmaster Van Cott
could not be seen, and Assistant Post
master General Morgan simply said:
"MnHllnn. now ? ! N
It is estimated that if promotions
were made in many instances at from
$25 to $50 a head the "rake-off" in Ne
York alone amounted to nearly $50,000
a fiscal year.
The Investigation started here is ex
pected to spread to other cities.
Death of Man Who Was Away Up in
Trenton, N. J., April 13. William
Vallance, the famous lightning calcu
lator, who could do any problem in
mathematical calculation mentally and
with but an instant's hesitation, is
dead, aged 80 years. About a week ago
he was taken to the state hospital suf
fering from a severe mental strain,
believed to be the results of his work
with figures. Vallence could duplicate
the feats of any of the lightning calcu
lators, and then beat tbm all by stating
instantly any desired date in history.
He could not tell how be. knew history,
but ;would rattle; off "fact after fact
without ever making a mistake. -
He could give an instant answer to
such arithmetical question;! as multiply
389,487 by 4,641. j Feats in algebra
were his delight
Vl. SKELETONS IN THE HULK,
Manila, April 13. The warship
Reina Christina, flagship of Admiral
Montojo, which was sunk by Admiral
Dewey in Manila bay,- was floated and
beached yesterday. The skeletons of
about eighty, of her crew were found
in the hulk.
PAYMENT IN GOLD DOLLARS.
Pekin April 13. The new American
indemnity stipulates the payment be
in the equivalent of gold dollars at the
rate of exchange provided for in the
protocol, which, according to the Amer
ican interpretation of the protocol,
makes it practically a silver bond. The
bonds of the other nations specify that
the payments be made in the equiva
lent of gold at the rates of exchange
prevailing on the dates of the pay
RANK HOLIDAY SPOILED.
London. Aoril 13. Severe wather to
day spoiled the Easter bank holiday.
It was bitterly cold, four degrees or
frost being registered in many parts of
the country early in the morning. This
was followed by heavy snowstorms
throughout the north and the midlands,
while some snow fell in London' ana
even so far south as Dover.
GOV PEABODY TO ACT.
Denver, Col, April 13--Governor
Peabody has notified the members of
the flre'and police boards of Denver to
appear before him to-morrow to show
cause why they should not be removed
for misfeasance in office. The particu
lar charge for which they must stand
trial is permitting gambling in the city
in violation of the law.
EXPLAIN THE DELAY.
Pekin, April 13. The Russians ex
plain their delay in evacuating New
Chwanig, Manchuria, by the fact that
they are organizing an international
sanitary commilss!ion with a Russian
at the head of it to prevent a recur
rence of the outbreak of bubonic
SHOT HIMSELF IN BED.
Oswego, N. Y., April 13. A" man 35
years old, who registered as F. Cook of
Brewerton, is dying at tha Oswego hos
pital with a self-inflicted bullet wqund
in his head. He applied at , police
headquarters for lodging1 and was
given money and sent to the Hotel On
tario. He shot himself while in bed.
GONE BACK TO WORK.
Saratoga, N. Y, April 13. Carpen
ters, ipiners, painters, paper" hangers,
dpcorators, bricklayers and plisterers
who have been on. a strike m all at
work again to-day, the strikes having
been terminated satisfactorily to men
ATTORNEY HUNTER'S FUNERAL.
Willimantic, April 13. The funeral
of the late State Attorney John L.
Hunter was held at 3 o'clock this after
noon from St Paul's Episcopal church.
The services at the grave were conduct
ed under the auspices of the Knights
. KING-OFF FOR MALTA.
; Gibraltar, -April 13. The British roy
al yacht Victoria and': .Albert, with
King Edward on board, escorted by six
cruisers, Bailed for Malta.
ENGINEER WISKER'8 lit.
Will be Opened in Supreme
Court at New York this Week.
He Was the Man at the Lever When
Seventeen Lives Were Lost in the
Park Avenue Tunnel His Counsel,
Preparing to Put Up a Most Stub
New York, April 13 John M. Wis
kjer, the engine driver of the White
Plains local which . crashed into the
New Haven local train in the Park
avenue tunnel in February of last year,
causing the loss of seventeen lives, will
be called to trial on a charge of man
slaughter in the criminal branch of the
supreme court on Wednesday.
Counsel for Wisker says the fight on
the case will be one of the most stub
born ever seen in a criminal court.
. It was learned that Wlsker's counsel
will try to show that the directors of
the New York Central Railroad Co
should have x been indicted.- He will
call every one of the directors. It will
be shown by experts that trains have
been run at full speed in the tunnel on
foggy days when It was impossible to
see the signal lights. , Wisker will be
a witness. He will tell for the first
time his own story of the disaster.
FIREMEN WERE RETURNED.
Had Been Taken Forcibly from Steam-
er William S. Mack.
Buffalo, N. Y., April 13. Four non
union firemen who were forcibly taken
from thp steamer William S. Mack,
which arrived here from Chicago early
to-day, have been returned to tne Doat
hv Via Tinlicp- Frank Blair, a fireman.
who waa reported missing, was found
to-day in the coal bunkers or tne ves
japi wliprp he had. hidden. According
to Captain Hollingsheaa of the Mack,
the non-union men were cameo, on iy
four union firemen who .boarded, his
boat as she docked. !
Captain Holllngshead led the police
to the union's headquarters, where he
demanded that the non-union men be
released. The demand was compiled
with. One of the four that was res
cued had been ill treated by the union
men, it is alleged. v ,
SEVE.NTH DAY ' A.DVENTISTS.
Oakland, .Cal, "Aporii ,13. The bien
nial conference of tflie Seventh Day
a ii.rcmiHdt'ia" cirvsAiii to-diay. The f ol-
lowing officers for the conference to
be 'held two years hence in f xonuou
were elected: President A. D. Daniels
of Battle . Creek, Mich; vice presi
dents, L. R. Conradil of Germany and
W. W. Presoott of Battle Creek; sec
retary, W. AY Spicer of Battle Creek ;
treasurer, I. H. Evans of Battle Creek;
auditor, D. D.' Parmolee of "'South Manchester,-
Mass. : ' ;
STRUGGLE STILL ON.
New " York, April 13. The struggle
between the Amalgamated Union of
C&npeniters and rtftie Brotherhood of
Carpenters was resumed to-day when
more recruittO the ranks of the Anial
iffia3: from .their
neaidquarcers to take the places vacat
ed by striking brotherhood men; Of
the two firms of contractor which
eamly agreed to employ Amalgamated
men one has men enough and the oth
er nearly enough. ' . K
HOME FROM ROME.
New York, April 13. Among the pas
sengers who arrived to-day by the
Cunard line steamer Ivernia from Liv
erpool and Queenstown. were the Very
Rev Mgr John J. Barrett, returning
from a visit to the pope, to whom he
took Peter's pence from the Brooklyn
Killed by Polanders.
WILKESBARRE, Pa., April 13. An
thony Kolas of . West Pittston was
stabbed to death at Sturmervllle last
night during a fight with 'a number of
Polanders. The men had been drinking
during the day and evening, and on
their way home they quarreled, and a
fatal stabbing was the result. Five
men were arrested, charged with the
crime, and committed to prison.
Holland's Strike Over.
AMSTERDAM, April 13- The strike
has collapsed. The aged socialist lead
er, Domela NIewvenhuis, who emerged
from his retirement in order to run the
strike agitation, was present at a
stormy meeting of the labor organiza
tion which sat during the whole of the
night and until half past 6 o'clock in
the morning. He proposed to terminate
the agitation, since the cause of laber
had been betrayed. The meeting ac
quiesced in this view and decided not
to elect a 'new strike committee. ,A
similar decision was reached at a local
meeting of strikers at Rotterdam. .
Railroad Men Get More Pay. y
DENVER. April 13. Manager Ed
son of the Denver and Rio Grande rail
road has granted an increase in wages
of 5 per cent to engineers and firemen
working on ordinary engines and 7
per cent to those on compound engines.
The men had demanded 15 and 20 per
cent increases,, but will accept the com
Emprean Honors Dead Secretary.
PEKING, April 13. The empress
dowager has issued an edict eulogizing
the late Yung Lu and conferring on
him posthumous honors similar to
those conferred on. Li Hung Chang.
She has also telegraphed to Chang
Chlh Tung, viceroy of Nankin, to
hasten his arrival in Peking.
Schenectady Labor Troubles. .
SCHENECTADY, N. Y., April 13.
The labor organizations i have com
menced a systematic crusade against
the Citizens' association., Rusinesa
Men's nrrciation and Builders" Ex t
COMING TO AMERICA.
Marquis and Marchioness of Hertford
to Attend Wedding.
London, April 13. The White Star
line steamer Celtic, which sails from
Liverpool tor New York Wednesday,
will have among her passengers the
Marquis and Marchioness of Hertford,
Lord Edward Seymour and Lady Jane
Seymour, who are going to America to
attend the wedding of Miss Alice Thaw
to the Earl of Yarmouth in Pittsburg.
The Earl of Yarmouth is the eldest
son of the Marquis and Marchioness
of 'Hertford. Lord Edward Seymour
is their third son and Lady Jane Sey
mour is their youngest daughter.
Miss Mary Fox of Crown street is
visiting friends in New York.
Miss Minnie Bray of Prospect street
is visiting her mother in Springfield,
Mass. . ... -
This morning Miss Catherine Deegan
of Sperry street left for a short visit
to friends in New York. ,
James Keefe of Springfield, Mass, is
visiting his cousin, Mrs Hugh Crane
of Elizabeth street.
A on was born Thursday to Mr and
Mrs Edward iButler of 254 Eat Main
street f. '' . s '
Clay Lambert, advance agent for
Barnum & Bailey's circus, has secured
a license from City Clerk M. J. Ryan
for the circus to appear here in June.
The Young Men's Catholic Literary
association will hold their thirty-sixth
annual concert and reception at Lea
venworth hall next Friday evening..
In the game of Gaelic football be
tween the Wolf Tones of this city and
the New Britain team in New Britain
ottla'st Friday, William Carter had his
Spec.ial : forecast for Connecticut:
"Showers' to. south portions late to
night; fair in north; Tuesday fair, with
rain in north " portion; f resh east to
south winds, increaslnig in force. 1
The. case of Trepanier against the
city for $100 was (heard before Judge
Ooweia in the city court this after
noon. ; Trepanler was a nurse tattendi
inig the smallpox v patients during the
epidemic of that disease Jast year.
The bantisj. . of . marriage were pub
lished yasterday- at the Immarulate
Conleption church between Police
Officer Edward B. McEvoy , and Miss
Mary E. Lahey, for some time past a
popular teacher in the public schools.
(Mrs Elizabeth Woodruff, aged 87
years, died this morning at Iher home,
81 Division street The funeral will
be held ' W idnesdias ' afternoon with
service at the house by the Rev Mr
Haywood and interment In Riverside
cemetery. .. ', '
Bridget Doran, administratrix on
the estate of Patrick Doran, has. en-
tered suit. Against ' the vConnecticiit
Railway and Lighting, Co for $5,000
damages. ; Her . counsel is Attorney
Gullfo'lle. h ,Lat summer Doran was
Among '.o'.'iwio -wJll'Bttend the
Sarsfieldi Guards' ball in .the New Ha
ven! armory this evening are Lieuten
ant 'Sanidlaud and Private Asheini of
Co A, Lieutenant Kiilmiartini and Ser
jeant Lawloir of Co G. This Is the
company , that was stationed in the
High school during the .military visit
.early lit the strike. .V,,, ,
The forty hours' devotion' Opened at
the Immaculate Conception church
yesterday and was very largely at
tended. In the evening the place was
thronged. The altar never , looked
handtsomer and Ms is raying a great
deal. Several out of town priests are
In attendance to-day. The exercises
will close at 8 o'clock to-morrow morning.-
Now that the Lenten season Is over
marriages will be in order for the next
half year. Twelve or thirteen such
announcements were made at the Im
machlate Conception church yesterday
and it Is said that there areonany more
coming, so that no matter how things
may look in the Industrial world it is
safe to state that there is no strikes
or boycotts on the matrimonial mar
ket. John W. SI vols, a mennber of the
Laruirier club' on 'South Main street re
ceived a deep gasth In the temple Sat
urday night from an unknown man.
.A row started in front of the club
rooms when SI vols went out and told
the disturbers to move on. Without
warning on of the parties whipped a
knife out of hjis pocket and slashed
the clubman and thea 'made his es
cape. The ca-se was reported to the
police. Dr Kltoartln attended the
injured man. , ,
Easter Sunday was a big day In the
churches. Special musical programs
were rendered in most ( of the houses
of worship i and large congregations
turned out to all of tnem. The weather
was just right for outdoor exercise and
no doubt this had something to do
with the crowds of people that were in
evidence in all parts of the city the
whole day. Many who have relatives
in other towns spent the day with them
and large numbers who belong js Wa
terbury, but are employed elsewhere,
returned to their old haunts and en-'
joj'ed a few hours among the friends
and associates of their earlier years.
Dr D. J. Maloney has completed his
course of .special study in diseases of
the eye at the Manhattan Eye and
Ear (hostpifcal. New .York, and returned
to this city, to-day and will re-open
his offices in the Citizens' Bank build
ing to-morrow. The offices foave been
re-modelled and completely equipped
for the treatment of , diseases of the
eye. Dr Maloney has been; a sftident
at the Marifbattan , for the past six
months In the eye clinic of Professors
Hepburn and Oatman. On the com
pletion of his course tea was highly
honored by receiving an appointment
s a clinical -assistant surgeon, at the
(hospital' and win visit the hospital one
day eacn week beginning next month.
" IS IN TOWN.
Greatest Boxer In the World tGf
Do Turn Here
LSAYS HE WILL BEAT JEFFRIES
Never Felt Better in HJs Life and is
Eager for the Tap of the Gong His
Show Business Has Been Good and
He Says to Tell the Boys He is in
James J. Corbett once the idol of
the admirers of pugilism, ,' and who
still retains many supporters in those
ranks arrived In town this afternoon?
on the ,1: 24 train and went immediately
to Jacques' opera house, where he will
appear in a monologue-act every after
noon and evening ' this week. On his'
way from the station to s the opera
house he was followed by a -.Small
throng of boys and he attracted con
siderable attention. He is big and
strong and muscular and looks the pic
ture of health. He is a little stout and
will need to take off a few pounds be
fore his fight with Jeffries which will
take place in San Francisco in August."
A Democrat reporter saw Hand
some Jim," as he is famillarTy known,
in tllu ilrADBtnm . 1.1.
- uinovug 1UUUJ ill. Ilia
shortly before he appears in his mon
ologue act. Although very busy, he
found time to answer the scribe's
questions, "i will remain on the stn?
one week more and then I'll prepare to
go down to San ' Francisco. I'll start
for California about May 4. What do
I think of my fight with Jeffries? Well,
Jeffries is a great big, strong fellow,
but when I fought him before he didn't
hurt' me much. He was very lucky.
Our next meeting will be for twenty
rounds. If I was able to stay twenty
three rounds with him when we met
before what will stop me from going the
limit this time. As to my chances of ;
knocking him out I think that they are
very favorable provided. my hands do
not elve out. If mv hanriM eve nut T
w i - r - o w
win , oe aDie to. nest mm anyway. I
never felt better in my life and I have
been doing a little' training-for some;
time. I am taking good care of .my
self and intend to keep it up. I am
planning to take lqng walks daily after
each matinee and I Intend to do some
light work provided they fix 'mVup.u
little gymnasium at the theater. ,
"How have I been making out on, the '
stage? Fine! I never had two njre
successful years .than the past two.
Tell the boys I am feeling fine and in
good shape." '
DOWAGER EMPRESS ACTS.
She Issues Edict Repealing the Com
prehensive Stamp Taxation.
Pekin, April 18. The dowager ' em,
press has issued an edict repealing the
comprehensive stamp taxation" scheme
which Yuan-Shi-Kal, 'governor of the
province of Chi-Lo, was about to in
augurate throughout this province.
The edict assigns the poverty of the
people as the reason for the-repeal of
the scheme, but it is believed Yuan-Shi-Kal's
enemies procured it for the pur
pose of crippling his proposed reforms.
One of the contemplated effects of the
proposed plan would have been to se
cure honest returns of taxes collected
and to deprive minor officials of large
ager empress's solicitude for the pov--erty
of the people is evidenced by the
costly junket she is taking. -The court
will return from Its visit to the west
ern tombs Wednesday and will sojourn
at the hunting park. :A short raUroad
is being built between the main line
and the park to convey , the crown prin
cess of Bavaria, Maria Theresa, who
is visiting' Pet'" to the park for an ait-
dience with the dowager empress.
V NO USE FOR STRIKERS.
Went to Work To-day at New Haven,
But Were Later Discharged. ; ' ,
New Haven, April 13. The striking
trackmen of the N. Y N. IE. and H.
railroad went to work for a fejv hours
this morning, but were afterwards, laid
off. It is said a misunderstanding was .
the cause of their return to work. The
strikers say that they were Informed
Saturday that such of them as wanted
to work at their old rate of pay might;
report this morning. They voted to
return and this morning were put to
work by the road master, but when
Superintendent Bowman had learned of
it he said that there was a misunder
standing and the men were let go
again. It i stated that the strikers
hare all been dlscharged'from the em
ploy of the road.
BONDS FIXED ' AT $10,000.
In " the Case of Hartford Man Charged
TTnTt-IVivT A.n-Hl IS Drtmifnij Tta.Mfl.
co, 18 years of age, was to-day ar
raigned in the police' court, charged
with -assault with intent to kill An
drew Ilallisey, 19 years of age, who
was ishot In the abdomen last night
Baciftco was remanded for a week un
der bond of $10,000 ,to await the re
sult of HaillAsy's injuries, which are
suit, of Haildsey's injuries, which ar
while aiding his wheel he ran Into
three men and! they attacked him and
he defended (himself by drawing his
revolver and shooting. JeremlnV
Conidren and Thomas Fitzgerald, th-e
otflier two men, are but slightly In
BODY IDENTIFIED. V
The woman who was found drowned1
in Cedar creek. Saturday afternoon
was yesterday identified as Mrs Susan
Ruska, 20 yenrs of age, wife of John
Ruska of Spruce street, Bridgeport.
The identification waa made by her
husband and brothers about 10 o'clock
yesterday forenoon. Later in the day
Medical Examiner Dr F. B. Downs,
Dr D. M. Trecartin and Dr R. J. Lynch
made an autcpsy to ascertain the cause
of her death. They found no signs of
foul play and decided that death was
due to drowning.
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