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VOL. XX, NO. 275: 12 Pages. WATERBURY, CONN., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1907. 12 Pages, PROTECTING GAME EXPERTS TESTIFY JOINING THE UNION MORE WATER NEEDED DEVFR IS HELD AIL WANT SILVER USERS OF WATER Energetic. Measures By Game Wardens Das Slopped (he Pot Banters. Textile Workers of Connecticut The New Steamer is Outside the Attorney's Motion For Discbarge Will Continue (o Agitate lower Rales Large Consumers Don't Want Flat Rate. Will Try to Sbow Tbat Mrs Solomon Guggenheim Says the Brought Into Ranks of the Federation. Bar Wailing to Slake a landing. Denied-Bail Was Fixed at $2,000. Bradley Was Insane When She Shot Brown Counlry is Ready and That It Will Relieve Situation Sterling, Nov 22. Pot hunting of game for the market, which has done not a little to kill off game In the east ern, Connecticut, is now said to be practically stopped . by energetic measures, taken by game wardens on both sides of the line between Con necticut and Rhode Island. The practice has been for professional hunters to gun on this side of the line and then slip across into Rhode Is land and expresss their birds and other game to Providence. It was difficult to detect gunners who did this, but recently a numberof game wardens bave patrolled the woods along the line and they did not hesi tate to search men whom , they found. The operation of the license law has been effective, for fewer poachers have gone into the woods after they realized that wardens were active. Many men suspected of beiug pot hunters have been watched almost continually, and in several instances when these men have been seen on a railroad train or in vehicles, their ef forts hare been searched. In two instances milk cans in a wagon were examined to see that there was no smuggling of game. Hunters who have been out after foxes have had queer experiences. Deer are so plenty that their hounds have been running them instead of keeping to the trails of foxes, which are numerous. Hunters have be come exasperated after following the hounds for a while and then dis covering tbat the trail is that of a deer, which they cannot kill because of the vigilance of the game ward ens. In the meantime the number of foxes killed is smaller than usual. YALE STUDENT HOME. Doctors Say It Will be a Long Time Before He Is Well. New Haven, Nov 22. Charles D. Griswold, the Yale freshman who severely injured his neck by diving against, uie douuui ui mo swimming pool early in the college year, was taken to his home In Wethersfield to-day. While Grls wold's condition is somewhat im proved, the doctors state that It will : be a long time before he will be able to walk, He win, nowever, enjoy his Thanksgiving turkey at home. There apparently was slight hope of saving the y6ung man's Hfo at first, but an operation was success ful and there seams to be now a fair chance for his ultimate recovery. Will Open at March Term. Brooklyn. Nov 22. Unless the state should decide to do otherwise, the. re trial of Najeeb Birbarie, the Assyria!. who is accused of wife murder, win open at the March term of the super ior court In tills country, inquiry of counsel brought a reply-that thews was no ground for the reports that Birbarie had again become insane cind that he was willing to plead to a charge of manslaughter. The ac cused is in Jail here and is in good health? He expressed hope of ac quittal. Killed Herself To-day. Willimantic, Nov 22. Ora Wil son, who figured prominently in the Manson . murder case here about three years ago, committed suicide at his home in Chaplin to-day by cutting his throat with a razor. Wil son was 28 years old, and it is saia he brooded a great deal of late over a love affair. Wilson'a mother was Mra Julia Wilson, who was killed by eating poison, and Mrs Mary Man- sen, who is now serving a term m tate prison for manslaughter, waa ccused of murdering her. Civil Marriage Performed. Paris. Nov 22. The civil mar- Mage of Prince George of Greece, he second son ft the king or Greece nd high commissioner for the pow ra In Crete, and Princess Marie bonaparte, took place at the Mairie Passy yesterday. Strict privacy as observed. The ceremony waa nrely a formadty and does not hange the status of the contracting artles. as the Greek church doea not ecognlze the validity of a civil mar iage. Fire in Buffalo Hotel. Buffalo, X. Y, Not 22. One man dead, another I" dying, a third la t a hospital, and a score of persons ad welting escape, as the result ' a fire which broke out In Se ll's boteL Xo llrt Exchange street. i ay. The namea of the dead man ia nknown to the authorities at this me. . Dosea Mem Injared. Sandasky, O.. Not 22. ! a head- n collision early to-day between an ternrbaa Lake Shore electric rail- ay moter and a city car, a doxen ea were Injured. Are so seriously -at they were taken to the hospital tad two may die. A heavy fog pre- illed when tbs collision occurred. Grange Delegate Go Home. Hartford. Sot 22. The National ange eaded Its forty-first annual ssto to-day aad the delegates arted for home. '. WIAIgDt TO RECAST. Forecast for Conneetlcnt: Cloudy cower to-aignt: sararaay eioaay. -eably rala la afteraooa or aight soata port km. light westerly winds. For To-Morrow, 1 rises at (:41: set :!?, lie at New Haven 12: It If CROWDSAROUNDCOURT Washington, Nov. 22. The de fense in the trial of Mrs Annie M. Bradley, charged with the murder of former Senator Brown of Utah, in this city last December, to-day en- deavored to strengthen its plea of insanity by introducing expert testi mony on this subject. Several alien ists of note will take the stand dur ing the day. Among . them will be Dr Britton Evan's, medical director of the New Jersey state hospital for the insane, Dr Charles G. Hill of Bal timore, and Dr Wilfred M. Barton, professor of gynecology in George town university. Although tl is not claimed that Mrs Bradley is now In sane, these experts will be called to show that for some time previously and on the date of the tragedy Mrs Bradley was mentally irresponsible, caused by the several criminal opera tions and by the many wrongs whicn Brown is alleged to have heaped upon her, culminating in his change heart. As the case progresses the interest increases. Long before the doors oi the court room were opened this morning a crowd of men and women had called on the outside waiting an opportunity to hear some of the testi mony and get a glimpse oi tne iran little woman who has acnievea much notoriety. Mrs Bradley's annearance, whicn was as usual, in advance of the in coming of Judge Stafford, was the signal for the craning of necks. She looked much worn, as lr sne naa naa a sleepless night. She took her ac customed seat back of Former Judge Powers and after a few words with him turned to the reading of her mail She brightened up when Assistant At torney General Arthur R. Barnes of Salt Lake resumed the stand and she followed him closely, seeming much affected when he related interviews with her concerning Brown. "Mrs Bradley came to my office and talked about Brown marrying her. Barnes testified. "She told me he had many, many times promised to marry her, and that he had promised that before Mrs Brown died to get a di vorce and marry her. She said he was putting the matter -off and giving her no satisfaction, sne asitea h i would not go and talk with Brown She thought I might have some fluence with him." Mr Barnes said he refused to do so, and Mrs Bradley then asked what he thought Brown ought to flo. told her that i.i the circumstances Brown should marry her and give his name to the children," witness said. "She begged me to go, and I still refused. She cried and sobbed and asked if Senator Brown should send for me would I go, and I told her I would d so. Very shortly after that I was asked to go to Brown's office." The witness repeated what he had told Mrs Bradley following his talk with Brown. "I told her," he said "that when I went into Brown'a office he took mo in his private room He then said, 'Barnes, Mrs Bradley U determined that I shall marry her. What shall I dot What do you think I'd better do?' " Judge H. P. Henderson, formerly law partner of Senator Brown, test! lied to several Interviews with Mrs Bradley, in ons of which he had warned her to .tay away from his office. He also told of an effort by both Mra Bradley and Mrs Brown to get the senator to sign a statement li order that a divorce might be pro cured. Judge Henderson, referring to the relations between Senator Brown and his wife, declared that Brown had said to- his wife in the presence of himself and Mra Bradley tbat Mrs Brown had been a curse to him and that he would not resume relations with her. Judge Henderson also testified that Mra Bradloy had said to him she would be blamed for everything and that Brown would escape. She declared tbat id: trusted Brown just as the whole people of Utah had done while giving htm the high est office they bad. Coming to America. Manila. Xov 22. Pablo Ocampo and Benito Legarda. who have been chosen aa commissioner from the Philippines to Washington expect to leave for America by tlie liner Man churia on Xovemher 2H. I.es.ml.1. who baa been a member of tlie Phil ippine commission, baa great wealth and Is well educated. He has visited the United Wales several tiroes. Ocarapa la a practicing lawyer. It is understood that Gregorio Araneta, the present attorney general, will sue ceed Legarda aa a memlier of tlie Philippine commission. Cortelyoa to Hartford. Hartford. Xov 22. President Har vey of the Bnsiness Wen's associa tion to-day received the following letter from Secretary Cortelyoa: "My Dear Sir: I beg to acknowledge the receipt of roar telegram of to day aad to say that the matter re ferred to will he gives tho fallest consideration. Tonrs very traly. George B. Cortetyoa." Bin Is KiDed. Montrnnerv. Ala, Xot 22- The Carmk-feael MIL forhiddin the a or disposal of whiskey ia aar rtab la Alabama, which was parsed hy the bowse yesterday, was killed for the session la the afternoon by the aat committee aa temperance. North. Grosvernordale, Conn., Nov. 22. Gradually the textile operatives in the northeastern part of Connecti cut have been brought into the ranks of the National Textile Workers of America, of which body John Golden Is the head. The most potent argu ment used by the organizers in their work in Putnam, Thompson and other centers of mill operatives is that the textile industry of this state is closely allied with that of Fall River, and that a change in wage scale in the latter city is sure to influence the wages paid here. The extension for another six months of the present wage scale in Fall River is said by un ion officers in this section to mean continuance for at least that period of the excel'lent wage scale paid in the mills hereabouts. The Textile Work ers are opposed to strikes except as a last resort, their declaration of belief being that arbitration ought to be used to settle all disputes. The offi cers of .local branches claim that the fraternal features of the organization and its advocacy yof temperance has had much to do with the making of so many towns no license in this sec tion at the October election. Ten years ago it is pointed out there were no unions in this section. Now about every craft Is organized, the back bone of the movement being with the weavers and the. spinners. DIETRICH SUSPENDED. Charged With Taking Money from an Attorney. Hartford, Nov 22. Detective Ser geant Dietrich of the Hartford police department has been suspended by Chief Gunn, pending an investiga tion of the charge that he had taken money from Attorney Elmer for services rendered in the case of L. Hansen. Hansen is now serving eighteen months in jail for assault on a young girl. CROWD AMAZED AT BENNINGS Judges Give Race to Baby Willie, a 60 to 1 Shot. Washington, Nov. 22.-One of the worst decisions on a race track was made in the third event, a selling event for three-year-olds and upward at sev en furlongs oyer the Columbia course at the Bennings track. The howl from the public came when the judges put up Baby Willie's number as the win ner when It looked clear to every one that Greeuo had won the race. The latter finished on the outside rail, but his advantage at the end was so plain to the majority that it was useless to comment upon the happening. Every one pronounced the decision the rawest rendered here in years. Greeno was the favorite, closing at 6 to 5 in the betting. Baby Willie was 60 to 1 in the betting, and those who had a wager on Paddy Sullivan's geld ing considered themselves very fortu nate. The winners follow: First Race. Tea Leaf, first: Win ning Star, second; Dollle S., third. Second Race. Yama Christy, first; Guardian, second: Spencer Relf, third. Third Race. Baby Willie, first; Greeno, second; Wabash Queen, third. Fourth Race. Ardri. first; Bragga docio, second; Apple Toddy, third. Fifth Race. Comedienne, first; Gra Elallo, second; Oxford, third. Sixth Race Red Friar, first; Ostrich, second; Banker, third. Mrs. McChssney Gets a Divorce. Syracuse, X. Y., Nov. 22. Maud Mather McChesney was granted a di vorce from George II. McChesney, Jr., both members of the smart set The wife was an heiress of Utica and said McChesney spent $150,000 of her mon ey, and then she turned him out to work. The sequel to the divorce case is a $50,000 alienation suit brought by McChesney against George X. Crouse, also prominent. Mauretania Breaka World's Record. Xew York, Xov. 22. The Cunard Steamship company received a wire less dispatch from Cape Sable. X. S., stating that the new liner Mauritania on ber way to Xew York broke the world's record for a day's run by reel ing off C24 knots. Her sister ship, the Lnsitanla, took the blue ribbon with 618 knots. Roosevelt Charges Fail. Cairo. III.. Xor. 2Z-Unlted States Inspectors Walts and Hodge of Mem phis, who began the trial of the rap tain and crew of the steamer Dick Fowler, charged with reckless naviga tion on the occasion of President Roosevelt's trip down the Mississippi river on Oct- 3. returned a verdict of not guilty. Predicts Thirty Wtnsted, Conn, Xov. 22. WInsted heoseholders have banked op their ont slde cellar doors. F. O. Gates, the most reliable of the town's weather seers, bavins predicted thirty-nm snowstorms for this winter. Aged Ma Werfa Stepdaughter. Omaha. Xebu Xor. 22. Abraham Shank, seventy-live years old. was mar ried to Miss Josephine II II lev. his step daughter. West Arrives at DtHa. Delta. 0 Xor. 22. Pedestrian Wen tea arrived bre from TeSedo aboat midnight aad rrsocied his Joaraer t Chicago. Woald yoa fea without what yoo want waea a 2c ad might (et It? Newport, R. I., Nov 22. The Cunard line steamer Mauretania turn ed Nantucket lightship some time after midnight last night" and accord ing to wireless despatches received here was between Montauk and Fire island at 8 a. in. to-day, proceeding very slowly on account of the fog. A message received from the Mau retania stated that the ship might not reach her dock to-day. High tide ia necessary to make it absolutely safe to bring the big ship up the bay, but the Mauretania was still fog bouud it 9 a. m., when the tide reached ts maximum tills morning. The nrosneets were that the ship would have to wait until the next high tide at 9:30 p. m., in which event sue would not reach her dock until to morrow morning. At Sandy Hook. New York, Nov 22. The new Cunard liner Mauretania was- off Sandy Hook at 9:55 a. m. to-day and was in commmunication wltn the shore stations by wireless. It is believed that the Mauretania reached the lightship by 9:30 a. m., as she was in communication with Sagapo nack, L. I., in passing that station at 6:30 a. m. , Fog in the Harbor. New York, Nov 22. A dense fog hung over New York'harbor and bay this morning, delaying all forms of transportation. Arriving ocean liners were compelled to anchor off Sandy Hook lightship utter being guided to that point by tho fog whistle on the lightship and to wait before ventur ing among the channels leading to the ' upper harbcr. It was believed that the lifting of the fog would find a sizable fleet of trans-Atlantic liners, including the new Cunarder Mauretania, lyirs, off the lightship. As a result c( the fog one train smashed Into tlie rear end or an other on an elevated line In Brook lyn. Two passeugers were bruised The Ground Is Alive. ' We are so used to thinking of the soil as mere mineral matter that It comes quite as a shock to find this is a mis take. As a matter of fact, the layer of soft mold which clothes the ground in air cultivable districts and from which vegetation springs is actually In great part a living layer of tiny plants and animals. Interlacing threads of molds and fungi, worms and grubs, creeping insects,' tiny root parasites, decaying leaves and the millions of bacteria which spriug from them all these are mixed and mingled together for many inches down below our feet In a con fused mass of life. Genus of nil sorts swarm In countless millions. Indeed, all the plants that grow and life that exists on tho face of the earth owe their being to tbc fact that the ground U alive. You take a shovelful of the finest soil in the world and sterilize lt-that Is, beat It till ail the life in it is destroyed and then plant seeds in It. Xo amount of care or watering will make those seeds grow. Their life de pends on the life hi the soil around them. London Answers. Y. M. C. A. Convention. . Washington, Nov 22. The thirty- sixth international convention of the Young Men's Christian associations of North America opened here to day with delegates present from all parts of the country. The sessions will continue four days and speakers on the programme include Ambassa dor Brvce, Governor Glenn of North Carolina, William J. Bryan. Secre tary of Commerce and. Labor Straus and Rev Dr Charles H. Parkhurst of New York. A quiet hour" was the opening service to-day. It was held In the Daughteis or the American Revolution Continental hall. The text was "He Who Works Must Pray." Special Pail Asked. New- Haven. Nov 22. Charles J Sawdey and John II. Curley of Wa- tcrbury were ordered to furnish spe cial bail of $5,000 each in the libel suit brought against them by Chris tian Delkescamp and his wife. The superior court inied this order here this afternoon when it waa shown that enongh prr.erty could not be found to attach for the amount of the damages cl-timcd, $15,000. C'oarhnuin Had Gun. Bloomington. 111. Nov 22. Edgar N. Jennings, a coachman in the em ploy of John C. Stephenson, attempt ed to shoot Mr Stephenson. The lat ter seized him and held him nntll help arrived, lie was then over powered and locked np. Jennings is believed to h ve become suddenly demented. Mr Stephenson Is a brother of ex-rPesident Stephenson. Weston Made 4A Miles. Bryan. O- No 22. Edward Pay son Weston, the pedestrian, covered forty-sii miles yesterday. He reached Delta. O.. at I:3 a. in. to day. After leaving Toledo he av- erased only a little over two miles an hoar on account or bad roads. fjoa will be taken to cancel the ntort He left Delta at 9:39 this morning ; gage debt. There will be special mo and walking four miles an hoar wiUUjr. addrvw aad papers bring him to Bryan at 3 o'clock this ig Widen Trssk made a elesn eTeaias- Many Mrv Laid Off. Albany. X. T.. Xot. 2r Aboat; men etnnlored In theshops of the Xew Tork Central & Hudson river railroad at West Albany kare keen laid oi. Tils Is aboat a quarter ot the entire foice. The hearing of the case against Dr DeVer was resumed at 2 o clock, after lunch, in the city court. The state having finished its case before recess, the defense moved for a dis charge of the accused upon resuming. Attorney Russell contended there was no evidence against the doctor. He said it was observant to the court that the defense took pains only to show that the declaration of Mrs Hale was not a dying declaration. She did not believe when she made that statement that she was talking in the shadow of the Almighty or that she would soon be in the valley of death. The words "only oy a miracle of God tan I be cured now were inserted in the document after it had been drawn up and signed by the woman. Tha use of these words showed that sho had not given up all hone. It was an expression of confidence that the last chance the doctors told her of might do her stood. Why did she go to the hos pital to undergo an operation if she had abandoned all hope? Dr DeVer could have been taken before the woman for identification, but noth ing of the kind was done, and he could have been arrested for at tempting a criminal operation then But nothing of the kind was done either. The fact was no one had anv idea the woman was dying. She had no such idea herself. Another thins to show that she had not abandoned all hope was her constantly asking Dr Anderson if she would die She had lived through a most serious and delicate operation. Hor mind was quite clear the morning following and she asked the doctor if she would live. If she had given up all hope of tak ing part in the activities of this world, if she hud made up her mind that she was passing from this life, she would not have undergone that operation. Mr Russell contended that the doc tors who testified were hostile to his client and favorably disposed toward the prosecution. Mrs Hale's declara tion was taken on October 26 and she did not die till November 14, nineteen days after. The motion for dismissal was de nied. There was no defence, Mr Rus sell saying that as the prosecuting at torney was willing to accept a bond of $2,000 he would be satisfied with the court finding probable cause and binding over his client. At 3 o'clock the doctor was waiting for some one to go to his assistance with bail, Peter Bauby Laving withdrawn his bond. Carnegie Pays Ida Lewis. Newport, R. I., Nov. 22. An nouncement is made here that An drew Carnegie has allowed Ida Lewis. the keeper of the Lime Rock light in Newport harbor and popularly known as "The Grace Darling of America," the sum of $30 a month from his priv ate pension fund, the pension to be paid to Miss Lewis as long as she lives. Mr Carnegie's grant comes as additional tribute to the bravery of the woman who, during her service as keeper of the Lime Kock light at the southern end of the harbor, has saved many lives. Roosevelt Club Started. Lincoln. Xeb, Nov 22. At a meet ing here last night of 300 Nebraska republicans, the Republican Roose velt club was organized and a declar ation was adopted in favor of the renomlnatlon of the president. CITY NEWS. Donato Porzlo was arrested afternoon by Constable Rielly this for i discharging firearms in Chase park. William W. Pease filed a petition in bankruptcy in the district court of tlie United States yesterday. He lias lia bilities of ?2.2S1.8 and assets of $1. 370. The remainder of the estate of Da vid X. Plume, aiTording to the third clause of his will, was ordered dis tributed to Jeannette Hancock of Xew York by the probate court to day. In Hm case of the Valentine Bold coniKiny against Santora Brothers. ii.iikts have I'cen served on the insur- niiPo commissioner camisbing the; Teutonla Kire Insurance com-iny and the British-American Fire Insurance company. Mra Xeil Corcorkry of 292 West Main street, who was operated on for appendicitis at St Francis's hos pital In Hartford thre wek ago. baa returned home. She stood the operation well and ia now rapidly Improving. Negotiations are under way for the enlargment of Hoilson's safe and grill room. The brothers are making ar rangements to get the store now oc cupied by Isham. Mr Isham's lease does not expire until the first of April but If his lease is not renewed the store will be used by the Hodsons. At the A. M. E. Zfon church Sun dar Rev C. Fairfax. A. M. D. D.. pastor, the subject of the sermon at tne !: a. m. service win be. "Trust ! God." The people's rally service with a sacred concert will be held at "-3 ft- in-, at which a collec- sveep t-Iay of the mty -aniiw I that hare rw-n ankins trwiH ! Sinirt!THl an. I vicinity. The dc that made aa the tmnMe. an animal : srt hr one Benton. i raash; and shot and half a dncew others that were swppneed to bare be bit ten were rancht also, and will be ditpoced of Uu evening. WOULD STOP PANIC Salt Lake City, Nov. 22. A larg er use of silver coins is advocated by Solomon Guggenheim, chairman of the executive committee of the Am erican Smelting & Refining company, as a measure of financial relief. Mr Guggenheim says: "I believe the country is ready for an enlarged use of silver as money, but it is hardly likely that it would take kindly to a free coinage proposition." Buying English Gold. London, Nov 22. The United States to-day purchased $413,000 in bar gold and $200,000 in American eagles from the Bank of England. Passed $75,000,000 Mark. New York, Nov 22. Engagements of foreign gold to reliev the money stringency in the United States to day passed the $75,000,000 mark, when Lazard Freres announced that they had engaged an additional $2 000,000 for import. This brings the total engagements to date on the present movement to $75,400,000. 1 Japanese Gold. Honolulu, Nov 22. The steamship Korea, which arrived from the Orient last night, has $750,(KK in Japanese gold aboard for San Francisco. AFTER FAGAFS PLACE. Democratic Party Has Many Avail able and Competent Men. If it be true that the office of seal er of weights and measures pays from $1,800 to $2,000 a year, it is only natural that the dozen or more can didates who want the position should be making a strong fight to get there, but it is extremely doubtful if one gets half the higher sum mentioned out of it after he pays the expense of maintaining a horse and team. Even that would be sufficient to attract good men to it and probably this ex plains why so many bright young men are making a try for the berth The present incumbent says that a new man will not realize over $600 out or it tne nrst year, cut none ot those who want to succeed him take much stock in that, although quite likely he is telling the truth. That would depend on what kind of a per son the new man would be. If he is onto his job there is no reason why he shouldn't get all there is In It the first year as well as later. In any case, there is no scarcity of candidates for the office and every one of t hem is a good citizen so that whoever wins out Mr Fagan is sure to be succeeded by a man who will be his peer In all that goes to make an efficient sealer of weights and measures, and If he does lack experience in that class of work this is something which it will not take him long to acquire, and no doubt Mr Fagan wil Ibe will be will ing to give him a few lessons and start him off as well equipped as pos sible. Opcnini; Is Delayed. St Petersburg, Xov 22. The open- i lug of tlie electric street railroad lines in this city, has Imhmi dohiyed indefinitely owing to tlie suspension of the credit of the Russian Westing house concern, which is unable to ob tain cars or equipment without cash payments. A proposition that the municipality assume the responsibil ity Incurred has lieen made to the lHinrd of aldermen of St Petersburg. Would you be without what you want when a 25c ad might get it? "WE FURNISH THE It had to he the largest, tlie lest. the kind of a store that would make Waterbnry proud f. and that's what it is to-day. Friends coming to your house Thanksgiving Day ? Xew stocks of IMnine Furniture have two put on sale. ! sri.EXDID WXIXtt TABLES of Vnartem! Oak and MjVinny, , f-4t , iia, EXTRA I.AR;E LINE OF BUFFETS AND SIDEBOARDS ia both Oak and Mahogany. Chim Closets and tuning ("hairs to match in larse artment. TRICES WERE NEVER MORE ATTRACTIVE THAN NOW. MAKE YOUR HOME THE PRETTIEST HOMF- The Hampson-Sellew Furniture Co. Owly Derby Desk; Agemcf. Omlj Oeawoed Raagc Agcary. Very little has been heard recently from people who use city water in large quantities, but. this must not be taken as an indication that they are satisfied with the present schedule of prices and do not intend to come back and ask for better terms. Already a move has been made in that direction, but whether the mat ter will come up this year or not no body outside those who have the mat ter in hand appear to know. But it is being discussed and some of the aldermen-elect have been "sounded" on the question. The large consum ers, most of them at least, are oppos ed to a flat rate and claim that In case the city should adopt such a plan it would be tantamount to put ting a prohibitive price upon water to them for no concern could afford to buy it at that figure. The statement made the other evening by Mr Moor ing that a flat rate of ten cents per one hundred cubic feet and the gener al use of meters would raise enough funds to meet the running expenses of the department and also save to the city the $S00, 000 which it is proposed to expend in adding to the supply, has caused a good deal of un easiness in certain quarters and is be ing disputed by everybody who wants water for other than domestic use as well as by the foes of the meter. A proposition that all the factories get together and put $1,000,000 into a' water plant for their own use has been talked of, but it is not likely to amount to anything. ' Strike Collapsed. Calcutta, Nov 22. The strike of the employes of the East Indian rail way at Asansol. Bengal, at the junc tion of the East Indian and Bengal Nagpur railway, collapsed to-day with the summary dismissal of some of tlie European leaders of the move ment. A number of the engineers promptly resumed work and traffic which had been at a standstill for a week, was re-started. Ansonia Man's Death. Ansonia, Nov 22. Franklin B. Piatt, secretary of the Ansonia Elec trical company, and a prominent clti-. zen of this place, died suddenly this afternoon. He attended to his duties in the otlice of his company this morning, but on returning to his home j complained of feeling ill. He expired In a few minutes. He was forty years of nge and leaves a widow and one son. UPSON, Eyesight Specialist SOLE AGENT Room One 70 Bank St. Over the Upson Jewelry Co. mmm PRETTIEST HOMES." As Good a Furniture Store as we can possibly make it 115-120 Saxk itreet. . lext to Sdl ft Ezzist. 1 11111 1 A : i