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It tbli a declaration of war or aim'
ply an -expression of opinion? The
Bunker Hill school district met last
night and took action retarding the
taa attitude of the board of aldermen
relative ,to the proposed, change of
Fatrmount from the .Bunker . Hill
school district to the Waterrllle
aohool district.' so that the children
of Falrmount may be permitted to
attend the Watervllle school, which
Is Quite near them, while the other Is,
comparatively speaking, a long way
off. and parents don t like the risk or
having their little ones go over the
railroad crossing fn addition to the
hardship of the long walk, especially
in the winter season.
The matter has been , before the
- city, boards for some time. When the
aldermen got ready to act the matter
' . was referred to a committee consist
ing of Aldermen Spain, Gallagher and
Larkln, who went" on the ground,
talked with the people directly con
cerned, and made a favorable report,
which was approved and thereupon
the clerk was Interacted to give the
two school districts the fifteen days'
notice required by law.' The Bunker
Hill people met to consider the propo
sition and after exchanging opinions
It was defeated by a vote of 18 to 16.
The principal objection raised against
making a change was founded upon
something else in It. Falrmount -is
only .fair to conclude that there was
osmethlng else in it. Fatrmount is
an ideal residence district and in the
near future it will be dotted with
homes and the income from the dis
trict will be considerable. The Bun
. ker H1U people are far seeing enough
to know this and naturally they don't
want -to lose the' territory: "On the
other hand Falrmount people ara
thoroughly aroused and claim that it
they are obliged to send their children
a mile and a half or two miles to
school while they can be accommodat
ed nearer home, they will fight. The
next move will have "to be made by
the aldermen, and if they stand on
the position taken when th report
Was submitted to them they will or
der the change and then It will be up
; to Bunker Hill to submit or go to the
courts. The spirit of '61 is still ram
pant all through Bunker Hill and if
they decide to take up arms it is not
unreasonable to believe that they will
repeat the achievement won at, Bun
ker Hill in revolutionary times or aie
in the trenches. But they are not
anxious to precipitate a row. On the
contrary they come forward with the
olive branch in the form or an oner
to build a two room school at Falr-
' mount for the accommodation of the
children of that district. But this is
not satisfactory to Falrmount and the
aldermen will be asked to order the
territory annexed to Watervllle. '."
It "W.is a close call at the meeting.
It is said that Mr Bronson, who pre
sided, Is In favor of the-change, but
he didn't vote at all, bo with his bal
lot. .It would have been7i8 to IT. It
is also said that a" few very strong
advocates, of lopping ; off Falrmount
were not in attendance, and their
friends cannot account for their ab
sence. . '. ..
. Engineer Herine Made Measurements
Some Years Ago.
Editor of the Democrat.
To decide, a dispute will you please
state the highest elevation In Water
bury; also what is the storage capac
ity of the East Mountain' reservoir?
; According to Rudolph Hertng who
prepared a report on the water ques
tion for this city in 1892, the highest
points .within the city and the sum
mits of the hills just outside of the
tame are as follows: . ,
. In Brooklyn the elevation at South
Wilson and Seymour streets is 338
feet city datum, rising to 440 city
datum outside the limits. . In the
northern part of the city the eleva
tion at Hill street near the city lim
its la about 370 feet, rising to 540
city datum beyond the same; on
North - Willow Btreet the elevation
near the city line is 350 feet and rises
to, 440 city, datum beyond. In the
eastern part of the city, the elevation
of Wolcott road rises to 275 feet near
the limits and further on it la 380
feet. The summit of the hill north.
east of the city Is 720 feet city datum.
The elevation of the highest point on
Washington street in the southern
part of the city is 807 feet; the high
est ground of the Abrigador is about
420 feet." . ' . .
, The same authority has the follow
ing on East Mountain:
1'The East Mountain brook storage
reseryoir haaa capacity of 100,000,000
gallons, and covers an area of about
35 acres. It is 400 feet above center
square, or 543 feet above city datum;
The dam (of sand, gravel and loam)
with heart wall founded on . gravel
and rock, is 360 feet long and 30 feet
high, The depth of the water in this
reservoir when full is 21 feet."
for Danish Baron Who Was Dlsln
- herlted for Love of Goldie Lang. .
' New York, Oct 16. A passenger
aboard the Scandinavian-American
steamship C. F. Tietgen, in from Co
penhagen and Cbristiansand, who
clalma the title of Baron von Hoi
eteln Rathlow, brought a. young
American wife with .him: According
to the story of the bride,- who was
once Goldie Lang, a member of the
Castle Square opera company and
the wife of a doctor in Portland, Ore,
she and the baron sailed hence to
Denmark, after she waa freed from
her first matrimonial ties, to get the
consent of the baron's father. Count
Hans Rathlow, to, the wedding of
the baron, who thought, that a
glimpse of the young woman would
be enough to win over the count The
count was immovable, and the baron
and the singer went to London and
were married by an American clergy
man there. ' The old count has cut
off the baron with a crown worth
28.8 cents, whereby he is a - trifle
richer than a disinherited Briton with
his shilling worth 24.3 cent.'. The
baron says he to going. to work. -The
karoB may ting. .-
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RiL'rcxi Ccsyxxy Mti Frit si
!a Keci UtjB Witrrfcsry
Wis Scctrcti By rire
lilley WisVl.
That's a funny -argument people
are making In favor of George L. Lil
ley and against Judge A. Heaton Rob
ertson ' Men proclaim with much em
phasis that they have no use for Rob
ertson because of his connection with
the Consolidated road and have de
cided to support Lilley, not on ac
count of his politics, but owing to
he fact that he is a Waterbury man.
This sounds all right, but let us see
which cares the more, about Water
bury, Mr LUley or the railroad folks.
In February ,1902, when a furious
Are was ragfng' in. the heart of the
city and buildings were beipg 'de
stroyed at the rate of half a dozen
or more an hour, the authorities real
ized that unless the. local lire fighting
force was reinforced from abroad the
town was doomed, and an appeal for
aid was sent out to the principal cities
of the state. This was about mid
night, but notwithstanding this in al
most less time than it takes to tell it
every railroad approach to Waterbury
all the way from Winsted to Bridge
port was opened.up and engines came
thundering up and down the valley;
all heading for Waterbury,.' and
bringing men and apparatus to help
out. What they did is & matter of
record. They saved the town from
being .reduced to ashes. During the
great battle with the fire fiend men
were kept on duty all day and night
so that it was necessary 'to have re
freshments nearby. Sandwiches were
purchased from George Lilley's firm
and coffee was put up by 'Tom Kelly
and others! 'After the fire had been
extinguished, the debris cleaned up
and the officials commenced to count
the cost, the biggest item they saw
was for railroad service. This it
was thought would be so high that
even those somewhat familiar with
railroad work didn't care to make an
estimate. Well, to make a long story
short, they kept on guessing until
finally Edward G.Kllduff, who was
then mayor, received a communica
tion from the railroad people stating
that no charge would be made for
service rendered to Waterbury on
the night of the fire. The communi
cation was received and ordered on
file and a vote passed instructing M.
J.. Ryan, city clerk, to convey to. the
railroad officials the thanks of the
city for their most gracious and valu
able service. But what about the
other things?,. How about the. Lilley
sandwiches? The. bill was rendered
In the usual way and the fact that
the sandwiches were distributed to
the men while on duty' at the fire cut
no figure in the thing one way or the
Other 1 On that occasion nearly ev
erybody did something to help the
firemen to keep on their feet until
the fire was under control and asked
nothing for their service, j9p. that, at
the. time when Waterbury was almost
down and out; so to speak, the rail
road company stepped into , the
breach and' rendered, gratuitously,
bear In mind, the very best' service
at its disposal. What did Mr Lilley
do? This is no "black hand" bluff.
It is a matter of public record, and
Is mentioned now simply. "to show
those who can't vote for Robertson
because of their contempt for- tho
railroad that probably were it nqt
for the prompt response of this'same
road when the. town was enveloped
in flames, they would 'not be here at
this time to cast their ballots one
way or the other.
. Comfort and dress both in a ''Sim
plex", shirt, $1.50, at Upson, Single
ton & Co's. , y
There was no session of the pub
lic schools to-day as .-. the teachers
were attending the annual conven
tion in New Haven and Hartford.;
At a meeting of St Joseph's T. A.
society held on Wednesday evening,
October 14 it was voted to draw
up a set of resolutions on the death
of the Right Rev Michael TIerney,
D. D. Bishop of Hartford. A com
mittee consisting of Father Martin,
John J. -McDonald-and -James- F.
Dolan have drawn UP a set of-resolutions
which will.be adopted at the
next meeting. ; ,
Bernard A. Dltsch a New York
detective, came to this city last even
ing to take back there Mrs Elizabeth
Hunter, colored, who was arrested
here Wednesday evening as she is
wanted for grand larceny. Four
others with whom she worked have
been arrested In New York. They
are George Graham, Robert Tucker,
William Allston and Marcellus
Tucker. It seems the quintet looted
several New York houses and have
disposed of the greater part of the
property. The woman was ' taken
back to New York to-day.
A very enjoyable farewell party
was given' last evening at the home
of Miss Sadie E. Barrett of 46 Wal
nut street in honor of Miss Irene
Hyland who left to-day for Jersey
City, N. J., where she intends to
make her permanent home. Among
those present were the Misses Irene
Hyland, Anna Storm, Grace Lee,
Helena Casey, Lillian Qulnlin, Helen
McAuliff Katherlne McKennerney,
B. O'Brien and "the Messrs Charles
Bergln, Joseph Hackett, v James Mc
Grath, William Buckley, John Phe
lan, Earnest Bauby and Louis Hayes.
" A pretty church ' wedding " took
place at 9 o'clock yesterday morning
at the Germaa Lutheran . church,
when Ida C. Ekstrom and John R.
Malr were united in marriage. The
bride wore a handsome traveling cos
tume of mauve broadcloth with hat
to match and carried a white prayer
book. The groom' gift to the bride
was a handsome watch and chatelaine
with diamond settings. She was also
the recipient of many pretty gifts,
Including several pieces of cut glass
and ailver. - They left immediately
for a wedding trip which, -. will In
clude New York, Philadelphia and
Atlantic; City. They will be at home
to their friends at! 20 Park avenne
after December 1.: The groom -for;
several years past has been district I
manager her for the National Casu
alty Insurance Co, with offices In the
Jones sV Morgan building. ;
In advance of
your needs. The
quality of our ;
is superior to all
others and the de
mand for it is very
great. .
V ' "' . t
60 South Main Street,
Shoe Store.
(Down Three Steps.)
Full Information ; concerning any ocean
voyage cheerfully furnished, and complete
arrangements mide for any c'ist of passage.
Travelers' checks and foreign money orders
issued to any part of the world
,- MRS, JOHN RYAN, 507 North Main St
Telephone 507-12 ' ' ' ' " '
City of -Buffalo, Hag .Its Own-Asphalt
i v Repair Plant.
Buffalo, N. Y., has gone a step
ahead of Waterbury In the matter of.
doing Its own work, ' For some time
past Mayor AdamS has been of the
opinion that the city would save mon
ey by purchasing asphalt and laying
it at its own expense. His recent'
trip to Toronto, Canada, gained him
some ideas on this plant, and some
time ago he conveyed the information
to the board of aldermen in a mes
sage. , Commissioner. F. G. Ward of
the board of public works has now
been directed by the committee on fi
nance to prepare plans and specifi
cations for the construction and
equipment of an asphalt repair plant.
Counsel Desbecker has been directed
to make a charter amendment, pro
viding that the repavlng be a general
fund expense, giving the city the op
tion of issuing bonds for five years for
such work. '
' This is something that has been
talked of In Waterbury for years, but
It la hard to convince the public that
It would pay, notwithstanding that it
it has been demonstrated that, the
city is putting out .large' sums for
permanent street paving when better
or to sa y the least as . good service
could be had at greatly reduced cost
by having' the work done by the day.
For example, Wa.terbury . buys tar
for $2 a barrel, while others have to
pay twice that for what they. use.
The same thing is true of all other
kinds of material, so that in sticking
to the contract system the people are
playing a losing game, and as a con
sequence owners of tenement property
storekeepers and" others suffer,-to
say nothing of those who work to
out of door labor as a means of earn
ing a livelihood. The town improve
ment clubs and other organized bodies
should take up this subject during
the -winter seasons and invite the
merchants of the city to talk it over
with them. It is a practical ques
tion and the more people pry Into it
the better it looks. '.;.,,
Football Enthusiasts Take a Slap at
the School Board. ' :
Pueblo, Col, Oct 16. Central high
school resembled a kindergarten yes
terday when the pupils, to show their
contempt and ridicule for the orders
of the school board that the school
shall not have a football team, came
to. school dressed as little children
and bringing toys. Large boys in
short trousers, shirtwaists and big
bow ties, carried tops and marbles
and the girls, with their hair in pfg
tails, adorned with big ribbons, nurs
ed dollars and Teddy Bears, and play
ed with Jacks.
Immediately upon the assembling
of school the boys commenced spin
ning tops and rolling marbles across
the floor.
Efforts to restore order were un
availing. and the, senior and junior
classes, among which were the chief
offenders, were dismissed. The pu
pils gathered , outside the wings of
the study hall and kept the school in
an uproar by loud yells of defiance.
Principal H. M. Barrett finally made
a talk to the pupils, and they agreefi
to return to the schoool and behave.
Members of the .school board say
that they.wlU remain firm ii their de
cision against football, , . .. .
of all kinds at prices you can't afford
to overlook. Willow clothes baskets
66o, 75c, 85c and 11; square splint
clothes baskets 65c, 75c, 85c and f 1;
willow hampers 11, $1.50 and 12;
willow scrap baskets 86c, 40c, 60c;
60o ami 76c; fancy scrap baskets 25c,
50c, 76c and f 1; sewing baskets 25c,
... t , t ...
50c and 75c; market baskets 7c, 26c
and 60c. '
Look In our north window, now
filled with a variety of fancy baskets.
Telephone 168-4.
At Manufacturers
' Prices
Mattresses, Pillows, Conches, Brass
and Iron Beds, Rugs, Oil Cloths, etc.
We manufacture all our own mat
tresses, pillows, etc. We save yon
money.. Hair and Cotton Mattresses
made over. ' . ',
Waterbury Bedding Mfg Co.
250 East Main Street.
Waterbury's Largest Outfitters
, sssor knowing uowsssx
Crisp, Fresh, New
Sack Suits for Fall
$15.00 to $40,110
Cf Designed by master minds in tailoring
craf tmanship, fashioned for men. of dis
crimination who demand the best in
fabric quality, the best in fit and the best
in workmanship. Are you getting ttie
best there is for the price you pay your
4tailor ? Are your clothes fhe :kind of
clothes that show workmanship, s'tyle, fit
and quality of an unusual order ? Sup
pose you try our unusual sort, of fine tailor
ing the tailoring you . can get from the
tailoring princes of Fifth avenue; the tailor
ing vou can't tret for anv nrire frnm nrHi-
C, &
nary tailors. Which
fer ? FallSuits$ 15 to $40.
Jpges, Morgan &Co. Inc.
The Kind That Looks Well, Wears
Well and at Right Prices.
and Charcoal.
Yud netr Flume A Atwood'l Cl-
townomeeirttii J. H. Prvrreux, 5
East Main Bt. Telcpbon.
to Man and Boy-Hats to Shoes.
tailoring do you pre
Originally $1.95 to $6.00.
YOU Should DEAL With US
We offer the largest stock to select from, the best goods for the
least money, and the result of sixteen years experience and
study of these things A look in our windows will
convince you. ' .
' Ladies' $2.50 Shoes, Gun Metal and Patent Colt in
Blucher and Button up to date styles $1.98. If you men
tion this advertisement.
FRANK, The Shoeman
156, 158 and 160 South Main Street
5 Telephone 173-2.
"' Orders promptly delivered.
Tard, 179 South Leonard street.
Office 6 Bank St, Exchange Place.
One Flight JJp. Tel.
Bonds 6c Stocks
Local inrestments a specialty.
Successors to
Holmes Bnilduur Grand Street
National Bank -
General Banking,
American Express Orders,
. Safe Deposit Boxes,
Foreign Drafts.
Dept. of Education
The Evening Schools will open In
the High, Croft and Duggan Schools
Monday, October 19, 1908. Sessions
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and
Friday Evenings from 7:15 to 9:15
p. m. :' ; , ; .,
' Studies: 1 year Algebra, English
History. 2 year Algebra, half;
Geometry, half; Ancient History. 3
year Geometry, United States His
tory, and Civics. English Literature
and Composition throughout the
three years. Students may enter
any class for which they are qual
Reading, " Writing, Arithmetic,
Grammer and "Composition, Geogra
phy, TJ. S. History and Civics, Spell
ing. Four Years' Course Students
may enter any class for which they
are qualified. ' .
Mechanical Drawing: 1 year
Sketching and Models, simple Ma
chine Drawing, etc. 2 year Screw
Threads, Projections, Detail Drawing
etc. Free-hand drawing Pencil,
Charcoal, Water Color and Oil.
Two years' course.'-
' A two Tears' Course In Experi
mental Chemistry..
Penmanship, :j- Arithmetic, Book
keeping. Stenography, Commercial
Law,, Typewriting.,, Three years'
Course. ,
Diplomas will be given to all who
complete any of the above Courses.
Italian Department A special de
partment, under an Italian Instruc
tor, will be opened for Italians who
desire to learn the elements, of
Sewing and Millinery Clauses
The Department of. Sewing and
Millinery will be opened in the
Crosby High School, and the class
will be limited to the accommoda
tions. Instructors All of the Courses
and Departments will be conducted
by competent instructors.
Classes will be formed for those
who desire to read and write Eng
lish. 3. 3. McDOXALD.
.. -Committee. -
MAYOR W. E. THOMS, Chairman.
September 28, 19 OS. ,
Flowering Bulbs of ,
All Kinds.
Tulips, Daffodils, Hyacinths and
all Other Varieties.
. Special Sale on Boston ,
Sake & Floto
205 South Main St.
Bulbs for Fall Planting.
Hyacinths, all ' colors, " 45c doa,
$3.50 per C. ...
Tulips, single early, best mixture,
10c doz, $1 per C.
. Tulips, double, early, best mixture,
15c a dozen, $1 per C.
Narcissus, Von Sion, first size, 2So
doz, $2 per C.
Crocus, 50c per C.
Freesla, 20c per doz.- ' '
Snowdrops, single, 15c dozen.
Snowdrops, double, 25c doz. '
Scilla, 20c doz. . ,
Spanish Iris, 0c per C.
Also many other varieties
Bulbs. ; ; s I o ,
32 Union St. 119 Grand St 26 Kortb
Main. Telephone 418.
In Handling Horse Feed.
Wo ara pytrpmplv rsrpflil ho tit
the sources of our supply, and buy
only the best qualities, knowing thst
our patrons desire only the best and
choicest. We promise ' a uniform
grade which may be depended upon
absolutely, and respectfully solicit
orders at our moderate prices. We
invite comparison in qualities ana
prices, and are aure that the test
will result in our securing your
future trade. " "
it our old trade we satisfy everyone la work .
and price. We fumsh piper, border sad
labor complete for $250 per room aid ap.
Make rs mistake bat eoaie to By place; UU
or is same business aext door. Wo srs sot'
tailors, bat paperhsngers.
O Abbott Areooe. 'Pbon JST8 . Open Erfi
Manufacturer! of Wire sod Metal Goods.
f. O , FreitBt sad Express Address, Oak
rule, Coon. Te'etrsph Address, Wattr
bory. Coaa New Tort Office. 4
Howard Street.
tor Kidney, Liver and Stomach
, By the Quart, f lass or gallon at .
I.E. WATT? CATS. wti Ilia Ci

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