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tWATERBDKY EVENING DEMOCltAT. WKUNESUAV, NOVEMBER 18, 1908.
CAVANAUGD IN COURT Cue Pol Over on Account ol Urs French's Condition. It was a u no u need la the city court to-day that the condition of Mrs idlth French who wan shot three Imes In the body by John Cavanaugh on, the Slmonsvllle road Monday Might la far from favorable. Prose cuting Attorney Meigs stated that the latest reports from the hospital ! were disappointing to the officials I there and of course In that light no progress could be made with the ense Itfffllnaf Pnvflnatirh ' rhnrortnff him with attempting to murder the young woman. Cavanaugh, his fair and curly head still wrapped In bandages that closed his left eye, sat Immov able In the dock, apparently as un concerned as though he were not the principal actor in what was going on. What emotions stirred him if at all there were any, it is impossible to say. Before court opened two women, one of them holding a very small baby in her arms and two more holding her skirts entered the court room. The former waa Mrs Cavanaugh, the wife of the prisoner and the other was her sister. . Tliey took a seat usually reserved for wit nesses but they were not In court long for there waa no business to be disposed of. Captain Bannon Inform ed the women their presence was not required to-day. . Mrs Cavanaugh never took her eyes off her husband. That she was greatly effected was too evident to the policemen, and when court was over and she was leaving the room slie stood near the front entrance and took a long look at her husband sit ting alone In the dock, immovable. She placed the two children who seemed to be about four and sis years of age in front of her, and told them to "look at papa." But evi dently they did not recognize "papa" with the white linen bandages around' his head and over his left eye. At all events Cavanaugh made no move to ' recognition.' Like a statue he sat alone in the semi-gloom of the dock. Mrs Cavanaugh then gave the small baby she was holding in her arms to her sister and with a deep sigh she turned away and both women and children left the room. Inside the front doors of the City hall they stood wondering what next to do for they wished to see the pris oner. They were strangers in the City hall and all about was a closed mystery to them. They did not know where to turn or look for Informa tion until Probation Officer Coiur belluck came along and he spoke to them. They wondered then if Cav anaugh had expressed any desire to see his wife or the children, and Mr Combellack said he did not know; he had nothing to do with the police station. In the end however, be said he would take them to the station and they could ascertain for them selves. So to the station Mrs. Cav anaugh and her children went leav ing her sister at the entrance to the hall. Captain Bannon and Superin tendent .Beach Informed the woman that (f she wished to See her husband Mhe could do so, but they - knew a thing or two about such ' matters more than she did and if Bhe would take their t advice she would either see the prisoner alone or postpone the visit to a time when he would be more composed and able to stand a visit from her and the little ones. The officers told her that it would never do to make a scene either for herself or for her husband but never- theless, if she cared to she and the children could see him and bear the consequences. Thus as a woman of common sense they explained the situation . to her and she followed their suggestion by postponing her visit to this evening. The authorities stated this morn ing, in answer to a question asked vesterday that it was so . that Mrs Cavanaugh complained about a month ago of her 'husband taking $80 or MOO from the house and spending It. This was money she had saved to sarry the family through the win ter and when she found her hard ?arned savings gone she was natural ly angry. The Cavanaughs have not lived to sether since then, and for some time they have not lived happily, Cavan augh not doing the part of a man at ill with a wife and small children iepending upon him. The Ley Construction Oo. Few people - In Waterbury are aware of the fact that Waterbury now nas located in tills city1 on office of one of , the biggest construction companies there is in -the country. The office referred to is The Ley Tonstruction Co, inc., of Springfield. Mass, with branch offices In other large cities and Is located at Room 6 in the Mullings building on Bank street. G. B. Hall Is the general manager and local engineer. The company is equipped to construct railways, highways, filtration plants, ?oncrete bridges,, concrete sewers, concrete retaining walls, reservoirs, dams, complete electric plants, fac tory equipment, transmission lines, power Installments, underground ronduit8 and Inside wiring. They pmploy, one. or : the largest and best corps of engineers In thla country. The name is familiar to nearly everyone In this city .as the company has completed some of the biggest jobs in the city. The work includes the construction of the 50 foot con crete bridge over the Xaugatuck river on the electric road between Waterbury and Thomaston; the Rob- bins street bridge; the construction of the trolley line between Water bury and Cheshire and the one be tween Waterbury and Thomaston besides the construction of many of our highways and the installing of nart of our sewage plant. The firm never sub lets its jobs no matter what the work Is they are prepared at all times to do the work from the ground up or down as the case may be and at all seasons of the rears, employs large number of employes and guarantees satisfac tion. This company controls the construction or tne reinforced Luten concrete arch and the patented re taining wall designed by Frank A. Bone of New England. frj a Bwem wut s4 FUOUCUORKSCOARD Talked ob Building Unci on TbomislOQ Avenue. The board of public, works met last night and transacted considerable business. The proposed layout and establish ment of building lines on Thomaston avenue was the principal matter taken' up, the abutting property own ers being heard and all going on rec ord as being opposed to the project. The matter was laid on the table, ono of the commissioners remarking thnt It would be much better for the city to operate where there is a disposi tion to meet them half way rather than try to jam an Improvement down people's throats. ' City Engineer Cairns reported that section 3 of the main sewer carrier Is now finished and ready for inspec tion. The board voted to go through it next Monday afternoon accom panied by the mayor, engineer and representatives of the newspapers. The engineer also stated that If this work is to be continued without in terruption some more money will have to be secured, and that while it is necessary to start as soon as possi ble on the new reservoir there is no money on hand for that class of work. No action was taken on the money matters, but it was under stood that a . recommendation thai bonds be sold will be submitted to the next meeting .of the aldermen. Commissioners Hock and Dennl son, the committee appointed to con sider the petition of Contractor Henry Kellner, who was charged $240 on the per diem penalty for his Farm street job, reported that the time allowed to do the work was short and that the contractor was de layed for some time on account or things over which he had no control. It was voted not to enforce the per diem penalty. Mr Walker didn't like this because he believed that it had a tendency to encourage contractors to fool around and then come around and ask for an extension of time. On the other hand it was claimed that what had been done for Kellner wa3 no innovation, time extensions hav ing been granted the present year tc Edward McManus, Kerwln Bros ard the Ley & Co are to have an exten sion for East Main street that will take them into the middle of next year. , The clerk was Instructed to request the city attorney to begin Immediate suit against the American Sign Co of Clyde, O., for failure to comply with the terms of its contract.' The com pany gave the city a raw deal on signs and now they coe along with a bill for a balance of $1,258. Thj board is willing to spend a dollar or two to give the company a run for its money. An "out" in a contract entered into between E. W. Wilson and the city made it appear that the board intended to settle for half the cost of the walk and let Mr Wilson pay the other half and all the cost of the curb. The' kink was straight ened out by making It read that the city will settle for half the cost of curb and walk. ; It was voted to recommend a ten foot building line on Ashley street. M. J. Donnelly was cited to appear before the board at its next meeting and explain why he neglected to re port to the. engineer before opening the pavement on. Spring street, hia petition being granted on condition that the work be done "under the direction and to the satisfaction of the engineer." , Hearings were set for next Tues day on the application of the Co n netclcut Co for a tiouble track on North Main street between Tudor street and Easton avenue. The ap plication of the S. N. E. Telephone Co for permission to excavate on Meadow, State and Grand streets for the purpose of laying conduits was referred to the mayor with power to act. All the new petitions referred to the board by the aldermen were passed along to the committees. Superintendent Kennedy reported that the Prospect reservoir is down twelve feet. East Mountain Is down five feet and what is coming into the Branch is being used right away. Mr Kennedy said he was Keeping up courage, but he admitted that things appear to be reaching a point wheru steps will have to be taken to add to the supply. He invited the board to go out to Prospect with him and have a look at the deplorable condi tion of the reservoir now while the water is low.' The superintendent thinks this an excellent time to do r. little cleaning at the' Prospect water supply. , The board agreed that the superintendent was right and, an ef fort will be made to see that this is done. MR LILLET'S EXPENSES Governor-elect Certifies He Paid Out ; $23,337.02. ' Governor-elect George L. LUley mailed yesterday to the office of the state secretary at the Capitol a re port or tne expenses incurred by him during the recent campaign. He swears that be expended $23,375.02, of. which $15,000 was given to the republican state central committee. The sum of $2,100 was given to Col onel I. M. I'll man for use In New Haven and $200 to the republican town committee of Waterbury. C. B. Montgomery of Plainfleld, Mr Lll ley's political agent, received $116. 64, and other Items are: printing, $499.61; postage, $198.55; photo graphs. $750; traveling expenses, $697.25; photograph mailers, $41. 56; New Haven Bill Posting com pany, $583.20; buttons, $403; Adams Express company, $28.50; newspaper advertising, $2,718.35, distributed among fifty-six newspa pers; .typewriting, $38.36. No report is made of money re ceived and it is therefore assumed that Mr Lilley bore the cost of his individual campaign. John Hurler, candidate In the six teenth district, expended $45. , Walter W. Holmes, treasurer' of the republican town committee, has Died his report, showing . that the town committee expended $2,876.1$ during the campaign, - LOWES STATEMENT In Rtgird fo Ruaors ol Ulsi Bnrlcy'i Discharge. Judge Robert A. Lowe having to retire from the probate court on the first Monday in the new year, 1909 it behooves him to clear up, things in order to leave a clean slate for his successor, Attorney M, J. Byrne. His office force is working as much overtime as possible, and necessarily working harder than It there were no change pending In the probate court. Miss Josephine Hurley a daughter of Alderman Hurley was one of the judge's staff and a pub- lluhnri rennrf thot thn Hlilerman was not faithful to the judge's interests on election day ana mac tne junge got revenge by discharging his daughter Is discredited by the judge in the following statement made by him this forenoon: "There Is not a word of truth In the report further than that Miss Hurley 4s no longer nere. ine reason ran ha hotter (riven hv herself than by me or anyone elBe. A month or more before the election miss nuney found it necessary to go to New York tn hovo an nnnrarlnn nerformed on her eyes. She called at the probate court a lew clays ago ana saia nu rAiiM nnt rami m A work for a month. that her physician told her to keep away from pens ana inn. i iuiu uei that by that time we would all be out of here, and that she might as well hand over the keys she had so that her successor could have access to the nffla That waa all that was Bald further than we were sorry for her. She said she was not to ciame ior our lnatnir the election and of course we said she was not, and so far as we know her father was an ngni on election day. Now somebody Is try-ins- tn irmkn panltal OUt Of the fact that Miss Hurley is no longer work ing here. Of courses if we won In th election there would be no change here and Miss Hurley could resume ber work when ner ejes would have recovered, but here we nr. pieantnar thlnes un for Mr Byrne as well as we can. We have , to do this and we had to get help to uo it That is all there is to the matter." CITT NEWS. Boys knickerbockers 49c up , sizes 3 to 16, at Upson, Singleton & to s. The funeral of Mrs Rose F. Dow ney will be held from her late home, 164 Round Hill street, at 8:30 o'clock to-morrow morning. The board of public safety will hold a meetlnc at 5 o'clock this afternoon. There 1b considerable business of a routine nature to be disposed of. Albert S. Lacey and Miss Anna Mc Gulre were married this morning at the Immaculate Conception church by Father Mooney. Charles Carroll was best man and Miss Bridget Goold was maid of honor. One question " frequently asked since aeitatlon started over the water question is why it is ueces sary to spend a million dollars new building a dam and storage reservoir which the mayor claimed a couple of years ago could be built for $375,000. The most intelligent re ply one could make to this is that the dam and basin figured on at tnat time were designed to store 850,- 000,000 gallons, but this am not seem sufficiently large and it. was finally decided to plan for a reser voir with a capacity of two billion gallons, almost two and a half times more than originally contempiatea The statement that the capacity of the reservoir which the mayor claimed could be built for the mod est sum of $375,000 is exactly the same size s the one which it has been voted to construct at an. esti mated cost of $950,000 is not cor rect. ' The difference in the cost is just as easily explained as in the case of a man who got figures on a one story block and later on con- cjuaea 10 inane n iuui bivij block. Miss Mary Rellly, the woman pick ed up on the street the other day and removed to the Brookslde borne, no body knowing at the time that Bhe had near relatives here ,was taken from the institution yesterday by her nephew, Henry Gallagin and convey ed to h!s home. 868 Baldwin street where she Is belng'made as comfort able as possible. She is very low and unless she gets a change for the bet ter she will not live much longer She has been a resident of Water bury for about forty-five years and has considerable money, every dollar of which she came by honestly. She knew how to save. She kept add ing to the pile right along and this with interest grew until the total became very large for an ordinary housework girl. It was too bad that she didn't know enough to retire long ago and enjoy the fruits of her labor Instead of going here and there In search of employment, but like all others who have demonstrated their ability to save money, she was a poor hand to spend It and evidently re garded it as a sort of crime to , re duce the amount a copper. Fairmount folks made a big turn out Monday night in the interest of the school children and they won In their fight for separation from Bunk er Hill by holding the little tots np before the city fathers and asking them to put themselves in the places of the residents of Fairmount and then see what they would think of the situation. They wanted the children to go . to the Watervllle school, not because they have any fault to find with the management or the one at Bunker hill, the objection being confined entirely to the long walk and the dangerous grade cross ing, where a careful man like the late Mr Cottle was killed a short time ago. , Mr Crelghton inquired who would be morally to blame for the death of one or more of the Fairmonnt children In case they should be killed on the railroad on the way to the Bunker Hill school. This prompted the aldermen to sit up and think and while nobody an swered the query It was quite evi dent from the way. they twitched about in their seats that each was saying it is up to me. The result proved that this conclusion was cor rect, for when the question was put. every member voted the same way, a rattier nnusual thing in an city board. - SOCIAL AMD TllATElHAL Events of lateresti to Msny Water, bury People. The forty-five team of Court Ore gon defeated Court Vigilant Monday evening by the score of 18 to 11. The St Elizabeth society will hold Its regular monthly meeting to-morrow evening at the home of Mrs John Herrmail, 7 4 Franklin street. The Women's Aid society of the Unlversallst parish will meet at the home of Mrs M. G. Chrlsman, Bldwell street, Cottage Park, to-morrow afternoon at. 2.30 o'clock. At a meeting Monday evening of White Oak camp,-Woodmen of the World, eighteen applications were re ceived and seven candidates Initiated. On Sunday, November 22, the degree team will go to Hartford to Install a new camp there. t , , Division No 1, Ancient Order of Hibernians, met Monday evening and Initiated four candidates. Four ap plications for membership were also received.. 'The 'members voted to take an active Interest in the Slo cum 'memorial fund. , Robert McNeil of New Hnven, na tional organizer of the Fraternal Benefit league, made an address at the meeting of Waterbury council, No 10, in this city last evening. C. R. Clyne, president; Mrs Jennie Tur ley, vice-president, and Fred Gould, secretary, also spoke. An invitation was received from the Sheldon coun cil to participate in the exercises that are to be held In that town on De cember 18." The crowd of men who formed what was known in the recent elec tion campaign as the Taft Marching club, will hold a banquet In the Con necticut this evening. Participation only by ticket at bo much per ticket. The club will meet at 8 o'clock In the republican headquarters on Bank street. The chairman of the club, Ben Grist, Is down for a speech, and the chairman of the town committee, U. G. Church, will speak. The St Joseph's T. A. society will give a private celebration In honor of its fifteenth anniversary at LeaVen worth hall to-morrow evening. In connection with the affair a recep tion will be tendered the members of St Mary's T. A. society in recognition of their past assistance tendered on various occasions. Many out of town visitors from the various T. A. societies, including some of the state officers of the C. T. A. U., are expect ed to be present. At a meeting of the Queen's Daughters held last evening at St Patrick's hall arrangements were made for the coming whist which Is to be held at Elks' hall on Grand street on next Tuesday evening. All members of the committee for this affair are to meet at St Patrick's hall on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock to complete the arrangements. Mem bers who desire to make settlement for tickets are requested to do so at this meeting or not later than 8:30 o'clock on the night of the event. R. II. Gelst, a student of Oberlin university, appeared at Crosby high school yesterday afternoon, giving scenes from Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar.'.' It was arranged especially for the English classes. Mr Gelst. who Is a powerfully built young man. to make his impersonations consis tent, was clothed in flowing whito robes, the manner of dress at ; the time the foundation of the play was laid. The impersonator had very lit tle comment to make upon 'he Shakespearean text, and spoke only briefly when introducing his scenes. But the impersonations were excel lent and seemed to be much appre ciated by the students. About twenty friends of Mr and Mrs' A. Fegan surprised them at their home on Porter street last even ing, the occasion being the second anniversary of their marriage. Al though taken by complete surprise both Mr and Mrs Fegan responded to the well wishes and . presentation speeches from their friends. They were presented with a beautiful chocolate and cream set, celery and salad dishes. The company were en tertained during the evening by vocal and piano solos by the Misses Edna Wright. E. Quinlan, Tessle Riley, M. Thompson, Mr Fegan and J. Quin lan, and J. B. Quinlan and, Mrs J. Conniff in fancy step dancing.' An elegant spread was partaken of at 12 o'clock, after which dancing was con tinued till about 2 a. m.. when the party broke up, wishing Mr and Mrs Fegan many happy returns. At a meeting of Company G, C. N. G., last night, the following were chosen as a committee to arrange for the annual Thanksgiving ball of the company, which will be given In the Buckingham hall on Thanksgiving eve: First Sergeant Charles E. Mc Donald, Sergeant William J. Shana han. Sergeant Walter E. Monagan, Corporals M. V. O'Neill, E. J. Fitz gerald, J. J. McCarthy and Joseph Havican, Privates M. J. Grout, J. F. Lane and T. J. Ryan. Mortimer V. O'Neil was appointed corporal to suc ceed W. J. Slavln. who has gone to Vlllanova. Captain- Fltzpatrick, Wil liam F. McDonald and D. J. Mulvllle were appointed to confer with the Catholic societies in regard to raising the necessary money for the Slocam memorial. The company has received orders from the adjutant general's office to change the present campaign hats for olive drab service hats to conform with the uniforms that are now worn. Frank Daniels came to Waterbury last evening as the star In "Hook of Holland." and he made a decided hit. The part fits the well known come dian to a nicety and he gave, perhaps more pleasure to his audience than on any of his previous visits. He has a chance to show his humorous side without beinr vulgar or noisy. His singing last evening was even better than what he has given us on for mer occasions. Frank had better stick to legitimate comedy in the fu ture and cut out the horse play that marred some of his visits to Water bury. He received several curtain (calls after the first act, and finally delivered a speech which seemed to please the large audience. Christie Macdonald was his leading lady and she Is just as 'winsome and pleasing as ever. She has plenty of chance as Miss Honk to show her ab'lity. Her singing of the kite eong served to Introduce) her in a most happy man ner. The supporting company was good and many new and unique feat ures were introduced. 1 r Warm Goods Soft and Easy Comfort Shoes for Old Ladies, Warm and Com fortable. Just the shoe for house wear. IMPERIAL SHOE STORE, i 60 South Main. Down Three Steps. JOHN McELLIGOTT. FENNER'S FRIDAY BARGAINS One Dollar Kid Doll 69c. 19 in. high, closing eye, jointed hip and curly wig. Friday Only November 20 th 69c. FENNER'S, 78 SOUTH fclAIN ST. Telephone 168-4. Thieves at Welleeley Some thief as yet uncaught has been stealing things at Wellesley college ever since the girls got back from their summer vacation. "At first," writes a "Tribune" correspon dent, "only small amounts of money either In bills or change in pocket books, were reported missing. Later small pieces of jewelry disappeared, and the climax is said to have been reached on Sunday night, when three purses containing nearly $ 100 and several rings and pins were taken. The police were then called In." Waterbury's Largest Outfitters to I YOUNG men's hats of quality, character and unques tioned style is a consideration worth thinking about it's an insurance against dissatisfaction here. C Our young men's hats are first of all designed by hat specialists to young men only one reason why our hats are different. Rakish, Collegy, Soft Hats for young men, $1.50 to $3.00. Jones, Morgan & Co. Inc YOUR' They Need an Overcoat or Win ter Suit , All sorts of tastes in Boys Clothes ean be Fully satisfied here. What ever your idea, you'll find Something here to meet your wants. R. R. Harder & Go. lOS Batik Street. Straight Knee Pant Suits, 1-2 Price. 1 U The Very Best Makes of overshoes and rubbers for every member of the family. , Our stock of these winter necessities is most complete and consists of the BEST QUALITIES ONLY. THERE IS NO PLACE HERE FOR INFERIOR GOODS. Every pair is guaranteed to wear sat isfactory. Ask to see our high cut shoe for men for $2.00, worth $2.50. FRANK, The Shoeman 156, 158 and 160 South Main Street. Telephone 173-2. VIOLETS FOR SATURDAY. Order Early. DALLAS The FLORIST, 32 Union St. 119 Grand St. 26 North Main. Telephone 418. GENERAL FIRE INSURANCE AND STEAMSHIP AGENCY. Full information concerning any ocean voyage cheerfully furnished, and complete arnngements made for tny c'ass of passage. Travelers' checks and foreign money orders issued to any prt of the world MRS JOHN RYAN. 507 North Maia St Telephone 507-12 ' Stylish Clothing. Now Is the time to get measured for a NOBBY SUIT for FALL or WINTER. F. BUCK. 132 North Main. Tel. Call Fashionable Tailor. Ladies or Gents Garments People Whose Garbage is neglected will Ond quick relief by ending postal or calling by tele phone. No 1051-1. H. M. RIQNEY. WATESTOLS. Man and Boy Hats to Shoes. The "Hat Shop" for young men who want style BOYS Flowering Bulbs of All Kinds. Tulips, Daffodils, Hyacinths and all Other Varieties. Special Sale on Boston . Ferns. Saxe & Floto 205 South Main St. ALWAYS OPEN. Martin Bergin's Sons UNDERTAKERS, Cor. Scovill and South Main St Telephone 94. Night Galls Answered by Thomas F. Bergin, 75 South Elm Street Tel. 132-2. Patrick S. Bergin 102 Walnut Street. Tel 571-2. HACK and COACH STABLES. Finest Hacks and Coaches in the City. Experienced and ; Careful Drivers. Tel. 132-14 ALWAYS OPEN. In Handling Horse Feed. We are extremely careful about the sources of our supply, and bar only the best qualities, knowing that 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 and prices, and are ure that the test wilt result in our securing 'your future trade. JOSEPH PEPE ELEVATOR and MILL 52-54 CANAL ST. COAL and WOOD Orders prompt! delirered. Tard. 171 South Leonard streeL Office 6 Bank 8t, Exchange Plac. One Flight Up. TL FRANK FLAMMIA & CO. WOOD and Charcoal. JOHN BYRON Yard nrut Ptuax A Atwnod. Vf- tmrn ofHce with i. . InWlill. M But Main K. TttephoM.