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VOL XXI; NO. 264
12 Pocoal
1? Pasosi
All Pltcs Knocked Out tl Toklo
For Eolerlaloloo Aaerlcao
1 Tokio, Oct 16." The announcement
of a day's delay In the arrival of the
American battleship fleet has caused
something akin to consternation
Toklo and Yokohama because of the
necessity for ' wide departures from
the programme of entertainment
' Which bad been arranged-up to the
last minute details.
' ' Officers of the Japanese navy who
have taken active part In the prepara
, tions have been In constant consulta
tlon with Commander John A. Dough
. rtv. the naval attache at the Amerl
can embassy. The date of various
nrini functions has . been changed
and the fleet Is expected tp depart on
Sunday, October 35, instead 01 ou
? the day preceding. ,
. No word has been received here
from Rear Admiral Sperry -since
early -this morning. At 3:80 a.
ho slxteeen battlfeshlns were
Cape Shloml, about 400 miles south
nf tho entrance to the harbor.
The tender Yankton preceding the
fleet Is slowly approaenmg xoKona
ma and may possibly enter durln:
tha nlstht. . The weather Is cold am
cloudy and the sea Is -(till very rough.
Paper Makers Ordered Out on Strike
, ; .Kefuse' to Go. ;
Berlin, N. H., Oct 16. The paper
makers employed at the Cascade and
Riverside, mills in Ols city who were
ordered out on strike in a telegram
received yesterday from President Ca
rey or the International Brotherhood
of Paper Makers went to work as us
ual to-day. In accordance with the
decision reached at their meeting last
night, the paper makers prepared to
hold a meeting at 1 o clock this after
noon to consider the matter further
and meanwhile officials of the local
brotherhood got Into telegraphic com
munication with President Carey at
Watertown, N. Y. The employes ot
these two mills which are lndepend.
ent concerns, appear satisfied with
the conditions there ' and the mill
agents deny the ' allegation tnar the
mills have been making paper for the
International and Great Northern Pa
per Co's against which the brother
hood is conducting a strike at' several
points.' : . , ... ' f
To Welcome Bryan. it
..Denver, Oct 16. -Elaborate pre-
' parations have been made for the re
ception to. W. J. ftryan; democratic
candidate for president, who will ar
rive hero to-night to address a neon'
ster mass meeting at the auditorium
and also overflow meetings. A re-
cetpion committee headed by John,
E. Osborne of Wyoming, chairman
of the western democratic national
headquarters committee, will ' meet
the candidate at Barr, twenty miles
from the city, and accompany him
to the city. A parade will move
through the principal streets, stop
ping at selected points, where Mr
Bryan will speak briefly. Marching
clubs from all sections of the state
will escort Mr Bryan to the Audi
torium and will occupy reserved seats
within during his address.
American Women.
Buffalo, N. TV, Oct 16.- Tributes
to the pioneers In the woman suffrage
movement and a study of ways and
means to spread their propaganda in
the future, engrossed the attention
rf ihn AaXatraiaa ot tsi-riQv'a uufnna
of the fortieth annual convention of
the National American Woman's
I - . f1 .
ouuruge association. ine speakers
at the commemorative services in
honor nf tha first woman' rlirhta enn
ventlon Included many descendants
of the delegates who took part in
that gathering at Seneca Falls in
1S48. Reports of state presidents
submitted at the morning session in
cluded: - Connecticut, Elizabeth D,
Bacon. 1
Webster's Anniversary.
New Haven, Oct 16. The 150tb
anniversary of the birth of Noah
'Webster, the great lexicographer,
was generally celebrated by the edu
cational institutions throughout the
state to-day. More especially was
the day observed in Hartford, where
he was born, October 16, 1758, and
in New Haven, where his books were
written and where he died, May 28,
1843. At the sessions of the State
Teachers', association being held in
Hartford and New Haven special ad
dresses were made on the life and
work of Webster. ,
; More Contributors
. Chicago, October 16. The demo
cratlc congressional campaign com
mittee to-day made public thel 1st of
campaign contributions of $100 or
over, aggregating f 12,744, while
smaller contributions bring the total
up to approximately $20,000. Among
the contributors was one of $3,000
from . the democratic national com-
l mittee.
Forecast for Connecticut: fair to-
night and Saturday; light southwest
rinds. -
A trough of low pressure extends
Yrom Colorado northeastward to the
upper Mississippi valley. It is pro
luclng high temperatures In the
es tern sections but not much rain. '
I Warm pleasant weather prevails
I all sections east of the Rocky
Contains and In the northwest
We the temperature is falling rap
"y. '
I'lntfUn- summer weather eontln
Veast of the Mississippi river,
editions favor for this vicinity
-eaf-r and not much change ta
- . .-
I Governor Biikcll figillj Co
Papers In $(00,080 Sail
Bcaa to Editor.
- Omaha, Neb., Oct. 16. After
dramatic scene ' on Union Pacific
train-No 2. last midnight In which
the door of his stateroom was burst
Open , by a deputy sheriff, William
Randolph Hearst was served with
papers notifying him that suit for
$600,000 had been brought against
him for slander and libel by Govern
or Charles N.- Haskell of Oklahoma
in the Douglass county, Nebraska
district court.
The summons was served by Depu
ty Sheriff Stewart for Smyth &
Smyth of Omaha, Governor Haskell's
attorneys in the damage suit.. The
suit was filed in the district court
at 10 o'clock last night, after which
the papers were Immediately with
drawn. - It was Known that Mr
Hearst would pass through Omaha
last night on his way. from Seattle
to New York. Union Pacific train No
2 was due at 9:40 o'lock, but did
not arrive until 11:25. . Deputy Sher
iff Stewart was on hand with orders
to serve the summons on Mr Hearst
but had a trying time in doing so.
A knock on the door of Mr Hearst's
stateroom elicited the information
through the door from the editor's
wife that he was not in the room but
had gone to the station to send a tel
egram. The deputy sheriff declared
that if he were not admitted he
would break down the door.
'Then ensued a dramatic scene,
Mrs Hearst on the Inside screamed
out tnat sne was aione ana wouiu
admit no man and the deputy pro
... . . i j
ceeded to carry out his threat to
break in. Using his shoulders as a
battering ram he crashed tnrougu
the door and was met by Mrs Hearst
partially disrobed, apparently on the
verge of hysteria. Although Mrs
Hearst rushed screaming through the
door out In the aisle Deputy Sheriff
Stewart started to kick In the door ot
the toilet room adjoining the state
room. Then Mr Hearst emerged and
accepted the papers which the deputy
thrust out, but he appeared less in
dignant than his wife did. To a re
Dorter Mr Hearst said that the sum
mons was entirely unexpected and
that he had not the least suspicion
that anything of the kind was ..to
occur in Omaha.
: -'Why did you refuse admittance
to the officers?" was asked.
"Because myself and wife were re
tiring for the night," he explained.
t'l have- no objections to being served
with these papers here in Omaha or
anywhere else. . , ,
"Frankly, I don't believe this case
will evefs come to a trial and the
knowledge that this suit has been
filed does not disturb me in the least
When Governor Haskell said not
very long ago that his only reason
for' not bringing action against me
was his lack of funds, I offered to do
nate the necessary amount from my
own pocket, and this offer stills holds
good.'" .
V An examination of the door of the
stateroom showed that no great dam
age had been done aside from break
ing the lock.
Governor Haskell bases his claim
for $600,000 damages on a report
published by the Chicago Examiner,
a Hearst newspaper, of the speech
made by Mr Hearst at Memphis on
September 19. The governor's com
plaint recites that in that speech Mr
Hearst libeled and defamed the gov
ernor by asserting that "the demo
cratic party altered its platform to
suit the Standard Oil, and made Mr
Haskell, who was an agent of the
Standard Oil, the chairman of their
committee on platform. The demo
cratic party first held out its hand to
the Standard Oil and then held out
its hat to the Standard Oil and ap
pointed this same Haskell as its na
tional treasurer to take up the col
The governor alleges that Mr
Hearst made said statements and
publication "wilfully, wantonly,
wickedly and maliciously."
Governor Haskell therefore claims
actual damages of $300,000 and also
that "as an example and warning to
other wrongdoers and as punishment
to defendant, he should be required
to pay plaintiff exemplary and puni
tive damages in the additional sum
of $300,000." ,
.' Hearst's Statement
Omaha, Neb. Oct. 16. W. R.
Hearst, en route' to Chicago,' last
night gave out the following state
ment regarding the suit brought by
Governor Haskell, against him:
"When Mr Haskell first declared
several long weeks ago that he was
going to suit me, he said that he was
unable to raise the necessary money,
At that time I offered to supply any
deficit in order that he might speed
ily bring the suit. When he stated
that he could not find me to serve
me. I stated that I would accept
service if the summonses were mere
ly mailed to my address.
"Mr Haskell adopted the sansa-
tlonal method ot breaking into my
sleeping rooms to serve the summons
but be did not adopt tne sincere
method of setting the trial before
the election.
"I am called to answer on the 16
day of November, 1908. I retnerat
all that I have said of Mr Haskell
and all that he has proved by his
resignation as national treasurer, I
do not believe .that this case will
ever come to trial and I defy him to
bring it to trial long enough before
November S for his true character to
be thoroughly exposed In court"
Bryan on Tail's Trail.
Chicago, Oct 16. National Chair
man Mack announced to-day that W.
J. Bryan will closely follow the trail
of Mr Taft In Ohlo. where he will
speak la- most of the cities" and
towns which' were visited recently by
the republican candidal
President Saji Be Did Not Pub
lish All His Letter-Llllr j
Siyi II Wis Private
President Roosevelt yesterday pub
Hcly and emphatically denied the in
sinuation of George L. Lllley that he,
the president, had wished blm "every
success in his campaign',' for the
governorship of Connecticut. ' In
statement given out at the white
house to the Associated Press last
night, which will reach the papers ot
every city of importance in the coun
try, and also in a letter to a private
citizen of New Haven, the president
declares he has not interefered in
the Connecticut political situation
either for or against Mr Lilley.
President's Positive Disavowal.
. (By Associated Press.)
Washington, Oct 15. President
Roosevelt has not Interfered in the
Connecticut political situation, either
for or against Representative George
L. Lllley, republican candidate , for
governor it was stated at the white
house to-day.'
In a letter to Mr Lllley made pub
lic yesterday at Waterbury, the presi
dent said he heartily approved ot Mr
Lilley's speech in the house last win
ter relative to the conduct of navy
yards and the bureau system." At the
white house to-da it was said that
only part of the letter had been made
public by Mr Lilley.
The congressman wrote to the pres
ident recently for a confirmation of a
conversation which took place be
tween them last winter after the
speech had been delivered. The pres
ident requested Mr Lllley to send him
a copy of the speech and when he re
ceived It he recollected the conversa
tion. He then wrote the letter re
quested by Mr Lllley, explaining In
the first paragraph that he was writ
ing merely to confirm the conversa'
tlon as requested. ,
Letter to Mr Tanner.
Following is the letter to Mr Tan
ner: : v 7. ,
The White House,
: Washington, October 14, 1908
My Dear Sir: The president has
received your letter of the 13th In
stant and -in reply directs me to state
that you are in error in assuming that
the president has publicly expressed
himself concerning the governorship
In Connecticut or In any other state.
While continually being appealed to
to do so, be has steadily refused to
Interfere, In any state election. . Mr
Lllley wrote to the president asking
him to confirm a conversation he had
with Mr Lllley last winter, as fol
"Mr Lilley. I have read and heart
ily: approve, of your speech. You
have told a number of needed truths,
and I thank you for telling them..
wish you success in your career,
sir." ' :
' - This conversation the president
confirmed In a letter to Mr Lilley
under date of the 10th Instant.
Very truly yours,
Secretary to the President.
N. A. Tanner, 190 Grand Avenue,
New Haven, Conn.
Tanner, Letter to President.
Following is the fetter of Mr Tan
ner to Mr Roosevelt:
New Haven, Conn, Oct 13, 1908.
President Theodore Roosevelt, Wash
ington, D. C:
Dear Sir: In your letter to George
L. Lllley of Waterbury you are cred
ited by the press as expressing your
hearty wishes for his success In his
canvass for governor for this state
Will you kindly permit me, as a life
long republican, to ask you a perti
nent question in reference to the man
you so earnestly hope to see elevated
to the gubernatorial chair of this
state. Do you consider him worthy
of the honor? If the report of the
congressional committee appointed to
investigate the charges made by
George L. Lllley against members of
congress, and especially against the
members of the naval committee, Is
essentially true, in which he (Lilley)
Is charged "with being a liar and un
fit to associate with gentlemen," then
he is unworthy to be governor of the
state of Connecticut or to hold any
other political office, and your en
dorsement of him with the earnest
wish for success, is only to. give
moral support to his candidacy, but
to use the prestige of your high of
fice to secure the election of a man,
who, according to your expressed and
acknowledged high standard of char
acter both moral and political. Is
wholly unworthy the honor he seeks.
If, on the other hand, the report as
presented to congress is not true, it
Is a gross libel on the Hon George L.
Lilley and the state he represents in
congress, in which case the signers
ot that report and those who voted
for It, ' including the Hon James
Schoolcraft Sherman, vice-presidential
nominee on the republican ticket,
have been guilty of a great and ir
reparable crime against an innocent
colleague, thereby forfeiting the re
spect of all honorable cltlxens. And
in the event of which, not one could
vote the national republican ticket
with the said Sherman as ice-president
without stultifying himself. In
view ot the congressional commit
tee's report, both nominees (Sher
man and Lllley) cannot, by any possi
ble reasoning, be worthy the offices
for which they have been nominated,
and I appeal to you for the truth,
which I and many other republicans
of this state, desire upon this point.
that we may vote' Intelligently for
the one representing . the highest
ideals of honor and integrity.
Under all rules ot evidence It is
Impossible to assume that both pos
sess the sterling qualities of charac
ter which we demand ot the occu
pants of the offices for which tbey
are nominated. , A square deal with
injustice to none, Is what we, in Con
necticut, demand. If the congres
sional committee's report is true as to
his (Lilley's) character, then you nor
any other republican of national re
pute has any right to engage in an
effort to secure his election to the
governorship of this state even by a
passive endorsement. If, on the
other band, the report is not true or
justified by the fact bearing upon the
case, then a great injustice has been
done George L. Lllley and state by
the nominee for vice-president, and
you cannot be justified In helping to
elect to the second highest office In
the United States a man (J. S. Sher
man) who was a party to the finding
oi mat committee.
I ask you In all seriousness as one
desires to know the truth in the mat
ter, if you, knowing the facts, will
endorse him In view ot the commit
tee's report and brand It and Mr Sher
man as dishonest?
Who is worthy and which is right?
J. S. Sherman or George L. Lilley?
It is evident that both cannot be and
I appeal to you to set me right in the
matter, involving, as it does, the
character of the two candidates in
Yours respectfully,
190 Grand Avenue.
Lilley Would Drop Matter.
Congressman George L. Lllley re
publican candidate for governor,
when asked yesterday If he Intended
to make public at that or any time
In the near future "the other letter"
from President Roosevelt which Mr
Lllley did not read at the rally here
Tuesday night, said:
"The first letter was merely a re
quest from President Roosevelt for a
copy of my speech regarding navy
yards, and wishing me success, as has
been published. The second letter I
read at the rally here."
Mr Lilley was asked the dates of
the letters, and replied that the first
was written the 7 th and the second
the 10th, as its publication shows.
The republican 'candidate said
that he did not care to make any fur
ther statement on the matter at pres
ent. .
Lilley's Excuse.
Torrlngton, Oct 16. Last night Mr
Lllley said: "I have ' quoted that
part of the letter which the presi
dent authorized me to make public."
This latest development In the
gubernatorial campaign, which places
Congressman George L. Lllley In a
very unenviable position, was the
talk of the town to-day.. The latest
letter from President Roosevelt which
shows "that he-did not endorse Con-1
gressman Lilley was an awful blow
to the , machine republicans who are
looking after the local man's cam
paign, and to-day they did not really
know where they were 'at:
Congressman Lilley did. not return
from Torrlngton until about 2 o'clock
this morning and consequently he did
not arise until almost noon. When
a reporter of the Democrat sent up
his card the congressman said: ,
"I suppose you are after some
statement in regard to the president's
letter. At present there is nothing
to add to what . I have already said
concerning the matter." ... ,
He was rather tired after his trip
of last evening and during the morn
ing had prepared no statement In re
gard to the ticklish situation in
which he now finds himself.
In the first place the republican
candidate is being harshly censured
for not relating the entire contents
of the now famous letter. It is un
derstood that he held his hand over
part of the missive and allowed the
reporter who took It ,to see only that
portion of it referring to "successful
career, etc." One of Mr Lilley's
friends said the situation at present
was in such a muddle that it was dif
ficult to find anything to say in re
gard to the letter writing. It is an
awful slap at the native son and the
republicans in town to-day were very
gloomy. It is also said that the con
gressman himself, Is deeply worried
and has lost much ot the confidence
which he had In the early part of the
As an illustration of the manner In
which the voters of other cities view
the chances of the local candidate, a
commercial man In a local cafe last
evening stated that he was willing to
bet $100 that Judge Robertson would
receive more votes than Congressman
Lilley In Hartford. New Haven,
Bridgeport and Waterbury. He
would bet either on the combined
votes of these cities or on any of the
cities separately. He said bets of
this kind were being made freely
throughout the state.
The latest repudiation of Con
gressman Lllley has perhaps been the
severest blow that he has received
since the campaign opened. Now
that President Roosevelt and James
S. Sherman, candidate for the vice
presidency, have taken a shot at the
congressman, to complete the sting
it is only necessary for "Bill" Taft to
say something. Truly the so-called
antl-LUley men (other years they
were good republicans) are conduct
ing' a vigorous campaign. Lfllev
seems to be at his best when he is
not saying anything. There was a
rumor around town to-day that Con
gressman Lllley was in an automobile
accident on his way back from Tor
rlngton last evening; but It was only
a rumor.
Ball Players Dirry Vp.
Chicago. Oct 16. The world's
champion Cubs met In the office of
resident Murpny to-oay and divided
among themselves their share of the
receipts of the five championship
games, amounting to Z7,C6S.
Tronble WHh Elerti-trs.
New Haven, Oct 16. Trains from
New ork were delayed one honr and
one-half this morning because - of
trouble In the electric zone below
Stamford. At noon, however, they
were running on time.
Spectacular fire la Chicago
Daaificd Ooe Ulllloo Dol
lars iVorlb of Properly '
Chicago, Oct 16. The Internation
al Salt docks, the Calumet elevator,
the offices of the Elgin, Jollet & East
ern railway and twp steamships were
destroyed early to-day In one of the
most spectacular fires Chicago has
had in many a year. The loss it is
estimated will reach $1,000,000.
. The salt docks are owned by the
Joy Morton Co. The Calumet eleva
tor, which is nearby the salt docks
was stocked With 1,500,000 bushels
of corn. It blazed like a great torch
and the strong wind sent burning
brands in showers over the dwellings
In the neighborhood. It Is thought
that a spark from a passing locomo
tive started the fire.
Mrs Perkins Out Three Chickens, but
Most Ii Out of Jail.
Cincinnati, 0., Oct 16. A little
thing like the theft of three chickens
is not going to stand in the way of
Taft's election If Mrs Lucy Parker can
help it. ' She said so yesterday In po
lice court. .
Mrs Parker, who is colored, had
Charles Moss, colored, arrested a few
days ago on a charge of stealing
three of her chickens. Sbe refused to
prosecute the case. -
"You see, Jedge," she explained,
"I done heah dat de Bryan men says
dey's agoln' to lick dat Taf man, and
I wants to get ebery vote for Taf dat
I can. Dat's Jes' why I done decided
to let dat Moss man go."
Mere Than a Mere Figure of Spttch In
1 Remot Times.
The "dogs of war" is not a mere fig
ore of speech. In remote times dogs
were used for war purposes. Plutarch
and Pliny relate many Instances 1. e.,
of Agesilans at the siege of Mantlnea,
of Cambyses In bis expedition to Egypt,
of the king of the Geromantians In re
gaining bis throne. Aeneas (600 B. C.)
tells of dogs that carried letters In their
collars; also the Clmbrlons and Teutons
kept dogs. These, however, were fight
ing dogs, justly dreaded by the Roman
soldiers., v,' . , .... .
The Roman military author Yegetlus
reports that dogs were used In the for
tified towers to make known by their
barking the approach of the enemy and
to keep the garrisons awake; also dur
ing the middle ages war dogs were
used for guarding camps and bulwarks.
Scotch bloodhounds were specially re
puted for tracking escaped prisoners.
Tbey were also used for attacking the
enemy's cavalry, mutilating the horses
with tbe prongs and books of their
coats' of mall. To these coats fl repots
were attached, which set the camps on
fire. In tbe days of GrSnson and Mur
ten (1476) the battles started with a
fight of Swiss dogs against Burgundian
dogs, and at Murten the Burgundian
dogs were dismembered by their ad
versaries from tbe Alps. It Is said that
after tbe discovery of America war
dogs slaughtered not less than 2,000
Tbe employment of dogs for fighting
purposes continued In modern times.
Emperor Cbarles V. (1518-1350) re
ceived from England 4,000 dogs as
subsidiary forces against France. At
Valence French and Spanish dogs
Joined battle. In which the letter re
mained victors. As late ss in the sev
enteenth century war dogs were used
as scouts against the Turks. In 1822
an assault on tbe Acropolis of Athens
by tbe Greeks was frustrated by dogs.
The French employed dogs In Tunis
against Arabian tribes. In Mexico In
1864 tbe dogs of the Zaccateca volun
teer corps proved the most terrible ad
versaries of the Mexican guerrillas
nntll tbey were got, rid of by poison.
In tbe last Turko-Russisn war (1877
1878) the Russians employed war dogs
both In Europe and in Asia. The
Anstriana and Hollanders also used
trained dogs successfully to protect
themselves against being surprised by
the enemy and to find their adver
saries in the Impenetrable thickets.
Today tbe dog Is no longer employed
as a fighter. He Is trained to carry
ammunition to tbe battlefield, to guard
the outposts, prevent skirmishers from
stealing at too close range, forward
letters and. finally, as a Samaritan in
finding the wounded after a battle.
Minneapolis Journal.
Many Actuaries There.
Newark, N. J., Oct 16. With sixty
actuaries representing all the lead
ing life insurance companies of the
United States In attendance the an
nual meeting of the Actuarial society
of America which began here yester
day was continued to-day. It was
expected that many motters of Im
portance to both the companies and
the insured would be discussed by the
various speakers. Former United
States Senator John F. Dry den, presi
dent of the Prudential Insurance Co.
was one of the prlncipsl speakers of
the day.
The rent card la the window will
ot do tbe work that m rent adv la
the foiwmns ot the Democrat Will
do. Tbe card is read by person liv
ing In fomr district. The rent adv
woald be rea4 by people 1st an parts
of the city. Try 'a rent adv and save
ssosey ; S 7 for U cents. .
Were on Belief Train tfblcb
Was Colotj lo Reicoe of
Alpena, Mich, Oct 16. According
to reports coming into Alpena to-day
from the north there has been heavy
loss of life In the forest fires which
yesterday and last night swept over
Presque Isle county. There Is an un
confirmed report that the relief train
which went to the village of Metz
last night from Hawks has been
burned with a number of the refu
gees. Wires north are all down as a re
sult of the fires and it is impossible
to raise Nowlkie statinn. .tirbt whnrn
the train is reported to have left the
rails ana to nave been destroyed. It
is not yet Dosltlvelv known what, he-
came of the people reported to be on
me train, out tne reports which have
filtered in here say that they are be
lieved to have burned to death.
Engineer Foster and Fireman Lee
took refuge In a water tank where
they Staved until the water hemme
so hot that they had to leave the
tank and run for their lives. They
are reported badly burned. A later
report Is that there wprn no npnnln
on the train which was destroyed.
A train left here early this morning
carrying physicians bound . for the
It is feared that there has been
much loss ot life in out.lvlnz hamlpts
and farms throughout Presaue Isle
A dlsuatch has confirmed tha find
ing of sixteen dead in the ruins of
ine Aieiz reiiet train.
Detroit, Oct. 16. Reports to both
the Detroit News and Detroit Jour
nal from Alpena state that It Is defi
nitely known that fourteen people
were burned to death in. the relief
train from Metz. They were princi
pally women and children who were
COODed nn in hnr rnra tha nnlv Ana
available when the train was hurried
out of Metz. It is reported from Al
pena that sixteen coffns were sent
north on the train which left early
this momlne. Renorta nf ereater
loss of life than fourteen are current
at Ainpna. but it la lmnnssihlo n vpt
to definitely confirm them.
Governor Has Resigned
St Pierre, Mlq. Oct. 16. Governor
Antolnetti of the French colony of
Miquelon has resigned his position
and will no longer make his resi
dence here, according to information
received from the coloial department
in Paris, because of iifil it ical differ
ences between him and Louis Legat
ee,, a member of the French chamber
of deputies. , Following his resigna
tion of the Micruelon governorship,
Governor Antolnetti accepted the of
fice of secretary general to France at
Dahomey, one of the French posses
sions on the west coast of Africa.
Tbe governor went to Paris recently
and placed the matter before the
colonial officials In an attempt to- ad
just it. He was offered the cross of
the Legion-of Honor and urged to
return to the Miquelon governorship
but he declined.
Fulton's band concert and social at
Buckingham hall Saturday evening.
The selectmen, registrars of voters
and the town clerk sat in the city
court room to-day for the purpose of
making voters, and up until 2:45
o'clock this afternoon 166 new names
were placed on the voting lists of
Waterbury. Tbe session opened at
9 o'clock this morning and will clos3
this evening at 8 o'clock. The latter
part of the morning there was a big
rush of voters to be made and the
board was kept very busy during the
noon hour. The men took only a
short recess for lunch and started
again this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
The number made to-day is only a
small fraction of the number of
names on the list to be made.
More Dressers, Chiffoniers
and Beds
( Both Brass and Wood)
on display than in any store between
New York and Boston. The Immense
selling that we' do proves that our
styles are superior and that the
prices are right. Mahogany, Curly
Birch. Bird's Eye Maple, Golden Oak
and Mission Oak. Everything that
you can hope to see Is here.
Glenwood Bne Attaerv
Uao Slrock By Train Nf xr ln
ford Auollier Ooe Fcs:J
Bead Near (looses. .
. Branford, Oct. 16. -An' unknown
young man about 19 years of age,
five feet four inches tall, ot dark;
complexion and wearing a blue shirt
that was badly worn, was killed by
an east bound train here to-day. It
Is believed that he was walking the
track. There J was nothing about'
the body by which identification
could be made.' It was taken to at
local undertakers. , .. . . . ,
ueua Jtsesuie Track: . 4
Moosup, Conn., Oct. ' 16. The
body of a man was found beside the
tracks of the N. Y., N. H. & H. R.
R. between this point and Sterling
this morning by a man who was on
his way to work. The face was
badly cut up and aside from a ticket
from Oneco to Moosup over the rail
road and $1.36 in the clothing there
was nothing which might lead to his
identification. It Is supposed he was
struck and killed by the midnight,
0. 0. P. HARD UP,
Chairman Hitchcock Asks Democratic
Clerk Brett for Some Money.
One of the most amusing Incidents
of the campaign as yet was a letter
received to-day by Town Clerk Frank
P. Brett' from Chairman Hitchcock of,
the republican.' national committee.
The communication states how badly
the republican party is in need of
funds to carry on the campaign and
begs earnestly for a contribution from
the well known democrat. Ob, yes, Mr.
Brett is going to send along a check
yoiunijo nut bcuu twu. no em j a
nAwhana 1. n II 1 . TT
the republican party must be in pret
ty bad shape and is of the opinion
that their campaign is being wisely
managed when the men supervising
it make such a bull as to send to a
democratic office holder for funds.
You lose money every day that ten.
ement is Idle. Invest 25 cents and
pnt the rent adv In the column of
the Democrat. It will reach the per
son that wants the tenement. -
Creamery Butter
26c Each.
Best Teas . . . . 25c
(None Higher)
Best Coffees ... . 20c lb
89 South Main St. Up One Flight.
Almost Here !
. . '. AOCNTg . . .
It a the "Queen of Oualitj." '
O 4 1 Z. f in 1 1 '
Furniture Co.,

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