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Leaves . Vacancy Which; Waterbury
Boy is Eligible For.
The death yesterday by drowning of
Samuel H Baldwin of New Haven
creates a vacancy in the naval acad
emy which will have to be filed by the
selection of an alternate. Baldwin,
vbo was 18 years of age, was to have
entered the academy to-day, but un
fortunately was drowned yesterday at
Tolchester Beach within eight of a
number of companions. Accompaiw.
by a fried he jumped from a rowboat
to swim some distance and was taken
with cramps and sank. The body was
recovered about an hour after the acci
dent There appears to be some question
as to the name of his successor, the
place belonging, it would seem, to Pat.
rick J. Healy, son of John Healy of
Silver street, this city, one of the
bright pupils at the High school, class
of '05. When the examinations were
held Samuel Baldwin won the cadet
ship with Edward Willis Punney of
Milford as first alternate and Patrick
J. Healy of Waterbury second alter
nate. Punney has since secured an
appointment at the United States mili
tary academy, so that the death of
Baldwin leaves Healy first in line, al
though it is said that the plum is likely
to go to George W. Hewlett of New
A Democrat reporter talked with Mr
Healey at the High school this morn
ing, but he did not care to say any
thing about the matter. From another
source it was learned that theWater
bury boy passed very creditable ex
aminations at New Haven and' Middle
town, but that his father is not anx
ious to have him leave home and that
on this account it was a question
Whether he would try " to " get the ap
pointment. There appears to be noth
ing standing in the way of Healy re
ceiving the cadetship, except as the
New ' Haven papers state that Inas
much as he failed to take the examina
tion at Annapolis he Is therefore dis
qualified, but those who know some
thing about such things claim that
this Is not so and maintain that the
apointment rightfully belongs in Wa
Big Poles Going Down on Baldwin
.street me vause.
Some of the property owners along
the line of the Baldwin street trolley
feel aggrieved at the way the side
walks have been battered up to make
room for the monster poles. There is
no help for this. The company got per
mission to set up wooden pjoles. and
everybody might just as , well take
things as they find them. People
should bear in mind, too, that the side
, walks belong to the city and not to
i the property owners. It Is hard to
make the public believe this, but there
is absolutely no doubt about It. The
city owns that portion of the streets
reserved for, sidewalks in the same
sense that it owns the streets, and for
this reason many' claim that the city
should not only keep them in repair,
but construct hem. In some instances
oiie1 would say that the1 poles in ques
tion should have been set closer to the
curbing, but perhaps a rock or other
obstruction was responsible for this.
In any case it Is something property
owners have nothing to do with. If a
man reads his deed he will see that If
it calls for a lot a hundred feet deep
it Is that depth without the sidewalk,
; so that when one purchases " property
abutting upon an accepted street he
does not buy the sidewalk. The same
rule holds with reference to new
streets. If a street Is laid out forty
feet wide that' Includes the part in
tended for walks and the city acquires
possession of the whole of it It was a
mistake not to have used the iron
poles, but it Is too late to talk about
that now. Very few people took any
stock in this matter when the public
hearing was called. They h.ave gain
ed a lot of valuable Information since,
but it is of no use to them and so
long as they cannot apply it to' any
good account In this case, it. would
be well to forget it. It ' is Tsaid -"that
the pavement does not extend two' feet
outside the rails, either, as both the
statute and the conditions prove, but
this Is a small affair. In the near fu
ture the street will be paved with
vitrified brick and then the company
will have to toe the mark. The resi
dents of that district have a worse
grievance than any of the ones men
tioned, but nobody appears to notice
Wonder somebody has not made, a $
protest against the hauling ; of the
macadam from Baldwin street onto
the Watertown road. Was it too good
for the streets leading onto Baldwin
street or are they all right without it?
Onlr tk Fatal Tree Mark.
JERSET CITY, N. J., June , 9.
Branded on his faee was a livid picture
of a tree under which he was passing
when Thomas Burke was struck dead
by lightning last night in front of 245
Summit avenue. The man's derby hat
was torn Into strips, but aside from
the fatal mark on his cheek, there was
no visible sign to tell how ht was
killed. He was picked up by persons
who saw him during the flash. A loud
report accompanied the eleetrioal dis
play. .
An Important W14ne.e. ' '
NEW YORK. June 9. Algernon OV
Meyer, whose home is in Jacksonville
Fla., but who is living temporarily in
this city, has told the district attorney
that he saw the shot fired which killed
Caesar Young. He says there was a
struggle in the cab, and it is his belief
that Young held the revolver and that
tis companion, Nan Patterson, the
actress now held in the Tombs, was
attempting to wrest rt from him.
Commencement at Vauar,
POUGHKEEPS1I3, N. Y., June 9.
Commencement exercises at Vassar
were held in the new chapel in the
presence of a large number of. students
end their friends. This was the largest
1 class ever graduated from Vassar,
numbering 176. : .
Sura Core For Brlarbt'a Diastase.
frofessor Winfield Ayres has made a
report to the convention of the Amer
ican Medical association here which
startled his hearers. He claims 'he has
C'.scovercl a sure cure far Briefs dia-
Well Known People Who Have Been
Called Away.
The funeral of Mrs Mary C. Pritch
ard, who died yesterdav at' her home
in Wolcott, will be held at 2 o'clock
to-morrow afternoon.
The funeral of Jav'S. Whiteman,
who died yesterday at his home on
North Willow street, will be held at
the house to-morrow morning at 8
o'clock. The remains will be taken
to Salisbury for burial Saturday morn
ing in charge of , Undertaker
Gray. Mr Whiteman was a member
of Nosahogan lodge. I. O. O. F., and
Continental lodge, F. and A. M.
The funeral of Mrs Sarah Madden
took place this morning from the
residence of her son. .John Madden,
64'Qark place, with a wcr?s of requi
em at, the Immaculate Conception
church by father Brennlan and inter
ment in St Joseph's cemetery. The
bearers were William Robinson, Mar
tin Cunningham, Jame8 Moore, Finton
Tehan. Peter Hiegins and Edward Mc-
r Donald.
Mrs Margaret Edith Feld, wife of
Louis Feld. died last night at the fam
ily residence, 95 Farm street. Be
sides her husband she leaves her
mother. Mrs Delia Wilson, one sister,
Mrs John Meany, and three brothers,
George Wilson of this city and James
and Charles Wilson of Bridgeport. The
funeral will take, " place to-morrow
morning at 8:30 o'clock with a mass
of requiem at St Thomas' church and
Interment in new St. Joseph's ceme
tery. . ,:r f Wi . V .,-
Interesting Items Boiled Down For
the Benefit of oar Busy Readers
Clayton BA Cone of Chester," Mass,
has filed an application in the superior
court for the reward offered by the
state for the apprehension of a horse
thief. Mr Cone says that he gave the
Information which led to the arrest of
George W. Leach, alias George Rob
berts, who was on Tuesday sentenced
to state prison for stealing a horse be
longing to Washington Edgerton of
National Commissioner Frederick A.
Betts returned yesterday from- the
World's fair in St Louis'. He wears
in his buttonhole a souvenir of which
he has reason to be proud. It is in
the shape of a'-small chrysanthemum
and leaf, of Coloissonne, in finest
workmanship. The emblem was made
in Japan for the members of the Jo
panese commission, one of whom hon
ored Mr Betts with this as a token of
friendship. " , !
President Mellen of the Consolidated
road has a new president's car; to' re
place the old No 100 used by Presi
dents . Clark and "Hall. It is- fresh
from the Pullman shop and is named
"Connecticut." The car has all mod
ern conveniences of staterooms, din
ing space, cooking facilities, etc and
the Interior finish is redwood mahog
any and velvet upholstery. President
Mellen and Director Milner will use
this car on their trip to Chicago this
month as delegates to the national
convention. Director Brooker ia, also
a delegate but will go to Chicago a
week ahead of ; the delegation as hev is
a member of the state central commit
San Francisco, June 9. Four Amer
ican mining engineers who have been
working on the Lelght Hunt conces
sions In Korea,' , have returned on the
steamer Coptic. They are M. Gala-;
gher, F. W. Deal, W. G. Dennis and B..
L. Stone. Before they left Korea many
soldiers, both Cossack and Japanese,
had passed through the concession.
The Japanese, however, were in the
minority and latterly the troops of the
czar were 'not visible. Work is going
on on the concession, but labor is grow
ing scarce, as the $3 a day offered by
the Japanese for laborers to assist the
army has attracted many of the
Koreans formerly ' employed t in the
mines. ' ' ',,,
Chicago, .Tr.e 9. Into the almost de
serted Chicago river has sailed a for
lorn appearing craft, the Chili of Buf
falo, with, a cargo of coal. On the
bridge stood a captain, M. M. Drake,
the owner, who has not sailed a vessel
for thirty years. At the wheel and in
the old cabin were officers many of
whom likewise had lone been strangers
to the sailor's life. The steamer went
aground twice during the voyage. The
Incident showed the condition of lake
commerce wrought by the strike of the
Masters' and-Pilots' association.
Spanish Matador Sfaot Dead.
ST. LOUIS, June 9. Don Manual
Oervera, a Spaniard, who' was intro
duced at last Sunday's proposed bull
fight as the, favorite matador of the
king of Spain, was shot through the
heart and instantly killed by Carle
ton , Bass, . known as an American
matador, in a- hotel. It is said thai
Cervera was a nephew of Admiral
Cervera, who commanded the Spanish
ships at the battle of Santiago, Cuba,
during the Spanish- Amerioan war.
There had been trouble among the bull
fighters over salaries since the fiasco of
last . Sunday, which was followed by'
rioting and the burning of the grand
stand after the authorities had pre
vented the bullfight. Bass declares he
shot in self defense.
A Compromise at Louisville.
LOUISVILLE. Ky., June 9. At the
Democratic convention here there was
a short but spirited debate in commit
tee on resolutions over the platform,
five of the members demanding the re
affirmation of the Kansas City plat
form. In order to prevent a contest on
the floor of the convention a compro
mise was effected by adopting the fol
lowing opening clause: "The Demo
cratic party of Kentucky in conven
tion assembled affirms its faith in and
adherence to the great fundamental
principles of Democracy as , expound
ed by Jefferson, exemplified by Jack
son and ab'y defended by Bryan."
Slafar Alleapea Desertion,
WOQSTER, O., Jane 9. Major XI J;
Taggatt of the United States array
brought suit here fer divorce from
Grace Viola Culvert Taggart, who was
a sonaineat society girl of Chleage.
&USU 4ation. '
Wanted to Buy Root's Property at the
List" Price.
Samuel Root had a brief but sharp
passage at arms with the assessors tb;
day. Mr Root claimed that- if taxes
kept going up he would have to dispose
of his property and put his money into
something else. Assessor Jenks want
ed to buy at the price it is down in. the
grand list, but Mr Root gave the propo
sition a deaf ear and started in to de
nounce the consolidation. "I don't
know what this thing means," he said.
"When consolidation .ws talked of one
of the reasons advanced in favor of it
was that it would reduce the rate of
taxation. Now we have it and taxes
are a third higher than before. I
wonder what those who secured the
passage of that act have to say for
themselves when they see how it has
operated to the disadvantage of every
body." , ,
Mr Jenks admitted the corn so far as
the increase in the 6ize of the rate bills
go, but contended that , this was noth
lug the assessors were responsible tor.,
"But,- after all," continued the : as
sessor, "it" does not seem that people
consider the taxes very high.y Large
numbers 'of rate payers fail to come
and list their ratable property, and by
so doing they show that they are will
ing to pay more.. At the present time
less than one-sixth of the property own
ers of the town have called upon us,
and from now on, unless by great
crowding all cannqt comply witu the
law. , When you see hundreds of work
ing people and others as well remain
away from this office and let the per
centages be added to their bills, it does
not look as if they felt the burden too
heavily. A working man who has not
enough Interest in his financial affairs
to drop in here some time during the
month of June and" tell us how nuch
taxable property he owns, and in this
way save a week's wages, has not
much , ground to stand upon whence
talks about a high rate of taxation." t
Mr. Root didn't wait to hear the as
sessors through, but hurried off at top
speed as if he were going to put every
thing he owns into the hands of a real
estate man,
Assessor McEvoy took up the sub
ject where Mr Jenks left off and stated
that this was the only town he knew
of where the assessors try to get peo
ple to save the percentages. , In Hart
ford and other cities the assessors putr
lish the notice required ' by law, and
that Is the last rate payers hear about
it. He had given this matter a good
deal of consideration and was still un
able to explain why so many are will
ing to pay more taxes than they ought
to. The board is not doing a big busi
ness and it is not likely there will be
a rush until the last few days of the
present month and the day after the
time for. making out lists expires. In
the first week of July the janitor in
varfably lias . to do a whole lot-of ,. ex
plaining to tardy callers that no proper
ty can ,be listed after the last day of
June.-. .'; - - ; 1
Interesting Program Arranged for
To-Night's Entertainment.
. A musical and dramatic entertain-,
ment is to be given this evening at 8
o'clock in the Friendly league hall by
members of the Mandolin club, the elo
cution class and the Friendly league
chorus. The program: .
Song, "Spring Blossoms"-... Vialentlnej
Friendly League Chorus. ;
Song. ."In the Valley Where . the !
.Bluebirds Sing ........... Solmanj
' X Miss Margaret ' McNally.
Recitation. f" A Smack In School." !
I' 'IMiss Ida Lipford. " 1
Join in Pleasure1- s
............. Ermine
' '( . '' Friendly League Chorus.
'Assisted by Cylas J.1 Carter, tenor;
1 Godfrey R. Reed, bass. -
Minuet Dance by Miss Barbara Root,
Miss Amorel Welton, Miss Lucy
Rabe, Miss Myrial Welton.
Recitation, "Sandy's Romance.
Miss Fanny Bartram.
Recitation, "Auntie's Doleful Visit?
! Miss Susan M. J. Weston.
March, "Utopian March"
. . '. . . ; . ......... J. G. Liddicoat
: Friendly League Mandolin Club. '
Song, "When the Sunset Turns the
Ocean's Blue to Gold" . . . . . . Petrie
Miss Delia Shaughnessy.
Four-part song, "Where Are You
' Going To," arranged from Caldlcott
Friendly League Chorus.
Assisted by Mr Carter and Mr Reed.
Song, (a) "My Little Woman," Osgood;
(b) " Thv Sentinel am I," Watson
Godfrev R. Reed.
Accompanist, Miss Carrie E. Curtiss.
Two-part song, "Merry June".. Vincent
Friendly League Chorus.
Song, "Then You'll Remember
Me" Balfe
Mrs Oscar J. Zlegler.
Recitation. "Grandma at the Mas
querade". Miss Lena Schinzel. '
Recitation. 'Our Folks." V
Miss Margaret McNally.
Two-part song, f Lullaby" .. Marshall
Friendly League Chorus.
Song, "Believe Me, If All Those
Endearing Youne Charms" . .. .
...... . . ... . . ........ Stephenson
Miss Elizabeth M. Edmonds.
Scene from "Macbeth."
Misg Louise Demmon.
March. "Our League". F. Worth Allen
Friendly League Mandolin Club.
Elocution class directed by Miss
Louise Demmon. ., '
Mandolin club directed by Miss A.
S. Byrne. ,
Chorus directed by G. R. Reed.
General Knox Por the Senate.
PHILADELPHIA, June 9. Much in
tereet was manifested In the senato
rial situation last night when it was
announced by II. O. Frick of Pitts
burg, who has arrived in the city, that
be came here In the interest of United
States Attorney General Philander O.
Knox. Mr.' Friok In formally launch
ing Mr. Knox's condidacy said be
thought the attorney general would be
an excellent choice and felt that the
rank and file of the party throughout
the state would look favorably upon
his selection.
Court Martial at Colambat.
COLUMBUS, O., June 9. The mill
tary court martial called to try Major
Kirkpatrlck for alleged neglect of duty
at the Springfield riots has opened
here. The greater part of thejtime was
occupied by Prosecuttng Attorney
John P. McGraw, whose testimoay re
dacted upon the accused.
; 72-74 South Main st,
Telephone 220,
Keep Out
the Flies
There are two good reasons
why Window and Door Screens
should be universally used. One
ls because they keep out the flies
that carry contagion from every
cesspool. The other is that they
permit the free circulation of air
and thus add to the comforts of
the home. t '
We have Window Screens of all
kinds and qualities, with prlcep
accordingly, running from 20c
each up, and our line of Doors Is
more than complete, ' starting at
75c. All Doors have hinges,
screws, knob and hook and eye.
The Best
Gliigh Goal
Is none too good for you. Order
your winter supply of us now
while the price is low and you
will be sure to get the best
John McEUigott.
With Fitzpatrick & Glos
ters; No. 60 South Main St
' Telephone connection.
Now9 Ladies.
I am ready to place your Fur
Garments in cold storage and
insure them against moths and
fire at a small cost. Telephone
and I will call.
TELEPHONE No. 147-5.
1 0 3 S Main S t
John Saxe, Florist.
All Kinds of Bedding Plants,
Geraniums and Others.
Reasonable Terms.
Prompt Attention.
Come out to Dublin street
and see display. .
tit let: Citizens Bank Bulldlns, .
North Main Street,
; Diseases of Eye.
Offlce honra0-lX a, m.; 2-4 and
The Reid Hughes Co will sell all
trimmed hats at Just one-half price for
the balance of the week.
' L; R. Carter has . a three-family
bouse on Round Hill street for sale
It pays 12 per cent on the investment.
The Waterbury Art studio at 142
South Main streef 'wants your photo
and will give a picture in return.
Dallas, the florist. Is selling hybrid
perpetual roses, for 25c a plant.
P. H. Carroll has a number of good
houses in different parts of the city
at low prices.'
The French Dye works gives tailor
ing on credit. Suits made to order.
The : Miller - & Peck Go is selling
hammocks at 98c and nine bars of
laundry soap at 25c.
The Ziglatzki-Marks Co invitea ev
eryone to visit their store and see the
picture gallery, '
Frank B. O'Neill has a customer for
a $5,000 property. See him at 77
Bank street.
The Public market fish prices 'this
week are lower than heretofore, and
stamps given with every pucchase.
J. B. Mullings & Son have a nice
line of clothing for the boys. Prices
from $2.50 to $8.50.
The Outran Dry Goods Co is still
quoting low prices and disposing of
the big Sweetser, Pembrook slock.
To-morrow,, housekeepers' day, will be
lower than ever. .
Wilson & Tyrrell offer a nice line of
strw hats for men from 50c to $3.
Boys' hats 25c to 50c. ,
Grieve, BIsset & Holland are show
ing a nice line of children's dresses
this week. Prices from 9Sc up. Boys
waists 25c. '
A. Mailhlot is selling corsets at 25c.
He gives $3 worth of stamps with all
$1 corsets
Arrest For Pollutlus Waiter.
RICHMOND, Va.f June .Justice
Crutchfleld of the city police court is
sued a warrant for the arrest of B.
Gordon Winston of the Winston com
pany, -which is in charge of the con
struction of a new city waterworks
sett! lag basin, for alleged pollution of
the ity8 water triply. '
The Reid
100 Hats, ready-to wear, and
fect, correct styles, regular price $16, for $8.00
Regular price $10, for . $5.00
Children's Hafs in a complete line of colors at o ne-hal
the original price. ( -
Wing' Pompons and White
Rugs at OneThird Off The
Regular Price.
Tapestry Rugs, 9x12, were $16.50, now $12.98
Axminster Rugs, 9x12, worth $25, now v $19.50
The best .Wilton Rugs, 8 x 10 were $28.50, now . $24.98
Wilton Rugs, 9x12, regular price $35, now $29.75
9x12 Pro Brussels Squares, regular price $9.50, now $7.98
3x3 1-2 Pro Brussles Rugs, regular price $8, now $6.98
Low Prices on Carpets
for One Week.
The unusual demand for
Ice Cream Parlors are open.
THBTpfott '-Bafciyig- Co
Hybrid Perpetual Rosss, Out
of Pots, Strong Plants,
25c Each."
Aster Plants, 25c per Doz.
Geraniums in variety, 75c to
$1.50 per Dozen.
Double Petunias, fine plants.
H few Pansies left at 12c per
''.32 Union and 13 South Main Sts. ,
A Mark
is an unheard of occurence in June,
but that is just what we have done
with our immense stock of Spring
and ; summer suits, every one of
which is this season's make. In
this offering is represented all the
latest styles, both in fabric and
design and the prices we have
placed on them will readily clear
our tables,
$20.00 SUITS
17 and $15 SUITS
And Everything
Hughes Dry Goods Go
Outing Hats, fresh and per
Veils for summer wear.'
them proves their worth. Our
Come and see us. '
Tfa3wayT He3y Relief is Sura Cur. JOTV
Kvery Pain, Sprain. Bruisca, Pains la tbf
Back. Cheat or Limbs. It wm the Finat aurt
Is th. Only PAIN KEMKDY that toaUntly
tap the moat xoruriatltt pains, aliaja o
dammatlcm. and cores Conaeatioa njr ou. ap
plication. A half teaapoonfal In water will In a tew
minute cue Cramp.,- Spawn. Sour Btotnacb,
Heartburn, Bick Headack.ee Diarrhoea, Coiio
and aU internal pain.
Bold bjn drugjisti. -J
RADWAX & OO.. 65 Eto itteei. Wew TvGt,
Down of
in Proportion.
Kilduf f & Co
' S
s- i
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Right uptodatc
FOR LADIES, $1.49,
$1.75, $2.00, j$2.50 and
FOR MEN, $1.98, $2.50,
$3.00, $3.50 and $4.00.
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. Waterbury, Conn.
H. S. GULLIVER. M. A, (Yal.
l Wklaut atrek. .
Prof. Holley. V
Teaches every pupil to write & fiat
rapid, business hand, Jn a course ct I t
private lessons and no failures, ikl!
kinds of pen "work executed la tM
YAzb t; .dpsrree of art ,
Just because we have a very iargf
corner of Benedict 6treet filled witi'
(JRAIN of all kinds for horses, cows,
pijjs and chickens.
In tart tho tiprt tlmo trnu kro
on feeds let us send you a trial order.
We are very sure you will , orde?
'again. If your hens are troubled
with lice get some INSTANT LOUSH
KILLER: it does aJl it says.
heavy and light wagons.
The Piatt liil Go,
Coal n rders II ttended tol eavs
0 - A L
ihcm at our office, n So MalnS
Frank Miller & Co
Sard near Plume & Atwood'a.
Ftown Qee witb J. IS. DTrt
; Cp, 5 East Uavla ttm
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