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WATEllBURY. CONN.. TlJuitSDAY. JsOVKMHEH 19, 1908. VOL XXl, N0.2fll PRICE TWO CENTS. TT PRISON FOIl ALL JODN D. SMILES CONDUCTOR KILLED go;.:feqs upheld POPE PLANT SOLD WAS A FAILURE THE ATUOOD CASS Bis AlJrcis llfis Flrtl Botlieis Before Fedcrslloa f Labor Ttvday. 1 t fourltco Ucn Who Wfre Re sponsible For the Dealh ot a Uao and Bis Daogblcr. . Train on New York Cfftlral Rao Reorganized Company Piy$ a Mid loared ta Ha c3i By Erirj Bit By Trolley Car W!s $2,(1119 Damages. As Be Tells the Sforyof Sl. art Oil and Ibe Way Be Bubs II lie elloa Between Ibe Emperor . and Von Barlow Dresden . People Accept II llao Down as Be Wat Crossing Trick j. ISllfloo aol a Aall For Ibe If solvent Concern. I Great Falls, Mont, Nov 19. Four teen men charged with murder lu Valley county yesterday pleaded guilty to manslaughter and' were sentenced' to various terms in prison. The crime to which these fourteen men pleuded guilty was an attack upon the cabin of John Hayes and his family, which resulted In the death of Hayes and his. daughter. Hayes had Jumped a claim which Waltor Long had taken up, and the settlers decided to rid the country of "claim, Jumpers." They Joined Long In warning Hayes to leave the country, and when he did not go they went to the cabin at -midnight, shot through It and attempted to set fire to It. .... In all sixteen persons were arrest, ed for the crime. The first trial was that of "Walter Long. It was long and expensive and resulted In his conviction and sentence to thirty-five years' imprisonment. Then followed the trial of his' brother, Milo, who was sentenced to serve thirteen years. Two of the men turned state's evi dence and they got oft with a jail sentence. It was. arranged, that all the re maining defendants , should plead guilty to manslaughter. Gamble and George H. Isbell were sentenced to prison for one year and nine months each. John Kerinedy, Theodore Is- bell, Tucker Moore, Thomas McDav'- ltt and John McDavitt to' one year each. Edward Kennedy, Thomas Kennedy.' George Isbell, Jr, ; Chris Paulson and Paul Wagnef pleaded guilty to riot and were sent to jail for six months. r GAYLEY LEAVES STEEL TRUST Reeigne as First Vies President, Alleg ing III Health.' New Tork," Nov'. 19. Announcement Is made of the resignation of James Oayley as first' vice, president of the t'nlted State. Steel corporation. The formal statement of the resig nation came- from -William .E. '. Corey, president of fbe'porporatlon,: who, said: "James (ta rlejr, first ( vice president, tendered bis resignation, which will be accepted.. ' He" has 'advised ns that he wlshos to retire from active business. He has 'cbn'teraplsteVr doing this for some Wroe ahd' byraslgniljg flow" gives time to complete- organisation for the -togtrnttng W the new yea- AMERICAN CAPTAIN HELD ' Charged, by Canadians- With Fishing , -.i In-Three Mile Limit. Bay of Islands, ;N. F.J NoV. 19. Cap tain Clayton Morrisey.-masrer. of the Gloucester (Mass.) fishing 'schooner Ambuss, was . arrested here' charged; with violating the fishery laws in set ting Irswls wKMn-three miles. of the shore. ''''."".. . -.'.' The Americans have treaty rights on this const, hut the colonial government ctslms that they have no right to set trswls within the three mile limit. This claim will be passed upon at The Hague. ,: '.' STEAMER ON THE ROCKS. Pastengere and Crew ef the Cartage Are In Peril. New Orleah Nov. 19. A1 wireless mensnge from the United Fruit com pany's steamer Cartago says that the Carta go ran on TJtila reefs, off the coast of Honduras, and is pounding heavily. The steamer Vaccaro has been sight ed by the Cartago and has been sig naled for assistance. '''' , Fears are expressed for the safety of passengers and crew. The Cartago was bound from New Orleans to Colon. Kettle ef Gold Coins Dug Up. Oil City, Pa., Nov. 19.-While dig ging around a rabbit hole Edward Woods' and Thomas Dickinson, lumber men, uncovered an Iron kettle contain ing $3,800 In gold coins. Oceans of Whitky Burned. Louisville. Ky.; Nov, 19.t-Two ware houses of .the Tom Moore Distilling company. In which were stored 15,000 barrels of whisky, were burned, en tailing a damage of $400,000. . Bsrk Lest With Twelve . Men, - Vk-torla. B. C, Nov. 19. The Rrlttsa bsrk Loch. Lomond has been lost off the Chatham Islands, where wreckage and life buoys were found. No trace kss bees found cf the crew of twI ta men. . Landed In Georgia St Louis, Nov 19. A message re ceived here nys that the balloon, Yankee, which started from here yesterday, landed at Rome, Georgia. WEATHER FO&ECAST. Forecast for Connecticut: Cloudy, probably rain or snow;. Friday fair, warmer; light to moderate southwest to west winds.. s An area of low pressure is central this morning north of upper Michi gan, extending soutbwestward to Texas. Areas of high pressure are central along the Atlantic coast and in Utah. The temperature is higher in ths central sections. v Precipitation occurred during the past ' twenty-four hours over New England and in New York state '. Conditions Indicate 'for this vlc'.n Itv 'rain or snow and ; warmer , to tight; Friday fair: ' ARCHBOLD MAY GO ON . New York, Nov 19 John D. Rock efeller went on the witness stand when the Standard Oil hearing was resumed this forenoon. His counsel said that Mr Rockefeller will prob ably be on the stand all day. It was announced that after Mr Rockefeller's cross examination by government counsel John ,D. Arch bold, vice president of the Standard Oil-Co, will take the witness stand. The hearing' was transferred to day to a larger -room in order to ac commodate numerous counsel and reporters. Policemen were stationed in the corridors and only those hav ing friends connected with the pro ceedings were permitted to f enter Mr Rockefeller was -smiling as he took the witness stand and resumed his testimony. Mr Rockefeller's counsel again called his attention to the uncertain ties of the oil business In the early 70's and asked. him what bearing the supply of raw material had thereon. It had an important bearing and must always have such importance asvwe never know when the supply may give our rendering the proper ties for the refining of oil compara tively valueless,"' replied Mr Rocke feller. He added that in the early oil business the supply of crude oil was limited to a small area coming principally " from Venago county Pennsylvania. ". .. . - Mr Rockefeller said that the1 oil business was made hazardous be cause of the apprehension .that . the supply of crude oil - would be ex hausted. Some of the oil wells were very short livedo . Mr Rockefeller's counsel then asked him if he recall ed that a producers' union was form. ed at the time of the agitation re garding the South Improvement Co. "Yes," replied Mr Rockefeller, "it was formed a -little later and was composed of a large proportion kf the oil producers." That led to an as sociation of oil refiners who were de sirous ot haying , a supply of crude oil Which was not controlled by in terests antagonistic to them and the refiners also wanted to be assured of a market for their raw material. . "We desired ,V; pleasant relations with the producers," said Mr Kocke feller; -'V ':'-" -v --'-'y In December', 1872, Mr Rockefeller said; fh8"'TlrctceTsrn1cm"aiia ' tlirt refiners' association entered Into an agreement, the purpose of which .was "to secure aB high a price far.tbe crude oil as possible," and to intro duce an element of regularity into the business which had been fluctuat ing greatly.' Mr Rockefeller was un able to give the number of producers In the union but it included a -large percentage of all of them and the refiners' association included a large proportion of the refiners.' By direc tion of his counsel." Mr Rockefeller noted that the agreement fixed the price of all crude oil at $5 per bar rel at common points. The operation of that agreement he sail stimulated an over production ot oil beyond what the refiners could use at that price. The temptation was ' very great with the producers to develop more oil than they had promised to the refiners. The refiners could only take as much oil as the public would consume. As a result the produce violated the agreement and sold their oil under f he price which had been fixed. The agreement did not last long said Mr Rockefeller. Escaped from Jail." New Haven, Nov 19. Choosing a time when practically everyone else connected with the institution was at supper, four colored prisoners es caped from the county jail on'Whal ley avenue last evening,' getting out over the little ell at the rear, and probably crossing to Hudson or Goffe streets. .Two men and two women escaped;' Henry Adley, Wil liam Hannibal, Florence . Epps and Bertha Robinson. All the prisoners were trusties. The escape was dis covered about fifteen minutes after the prisoners Bad gone. The four went through the cellar, up and over the back of the boilers and out onto a roof which is about six feet from the ground. This was easy to drop from and soon they were safely acrost the yard to either Goffe or Hudson street. An alarm with descriptions of the prisoners has been sent to all the neighboring towns and cities, as well as to the local police. It Is be lieved that some former friends of the escaped prisoners, up - Dixwell avenue or Goffe street, are hiding them until the affair blows over. For Third Conference. The Hague, Nov 19.- The govern ment of the Netherlands has proposed to advocate the convocation of an in ternational committee to arrange for a third peace conference. ' During a debate in parliament on the foreign office budget Foreign Minister Van Swinderen made 'a general statement on international politics. In the course of which he said he had de clined to ask the powers for a declar ation of neutrality in the case of the Netherlands, explaining that such a course would have- been Incompatible with the independence of Holland. ' 250 Weavers Strike.' . 'Fall River, Nov 19. -Two . hun dred and fifty weaver employed at tho woolen works here struck to- jday. Their alleged grievance Is that the overseer had been discharged and that a committee appointed to wait upon the superintendent to plead for the. overseer's reinstate ment was not treated courteously. Try a Democrat watt al New York, Nov 19. Henry J. Tattersal, the father-in-law of Post master Edward W. Morgan was struck and Instantly killed to-day by a west bound passenger train on the New York - Central' railroad tracks at' the High , Bridge station. Mr Tattersal who was a conductor on the Putnam division of the railroad, was crossing the tracks at High Bridge .when the west bound passen ger train rushed down upon htm. EATON COMES HOME. Savi Hit Trio to Washington Was ; for Legitimate Business. New Haven, Nov. 19, United States Internal Revenue Collector Robert O.. Eaton returned from Washington last night, wherehe was so hastily summoned on Monday that rumor had it he had been "called down" by the "Big Stick"" for per nicious activity in the recent cam paign. -, - Mr "Eaton when interviewed by a reporter of the Palladium said that his visit to the center of the universe had nothing to do with the fact that he is a member .of the republican state central commtitee, that he is the political treasurer of his party in his home section, and that be has been active in politics. He said that he was called in by the head of the revenue service to ex plain some matters which had come up under his predecessor, and which could be readily explained. After saying this Mr Eaton went on his way to a "joy party" which Sam R. Chldsey, representative-elect from East Haven was giving at the Union league. There's an intimation, however, among thte hew-to-the-line machine politicians that Mr Eaton was called to Washington to interest himself in the canvass for senator which the Hon E. J. Hill, is advancing.-, Mr Eaton has hitherto been supposed to have been allied with the Brandegee supporters the so-called - machine crowd. He is still supposed to be a strong Brandegee man, but he declin ed to discuss the senatorial situation last night. He would not admit that he was standing by Congressman Sperry's alleged backing up of Post master Allen of Middletown. ; In fact it is said that Mr Eaton has absolutely no part In the fight over the filling of ,tbe postmastershlp in Middletown . which It seems to be claimed the administration' Is "trying to use to help Hill along. - The claim IS made that Hill is more acceptable as a senator to the administration than - Brandegee because the latter voted against the' administration scheme regarding the Philippines.. Said a New Haven republican lead'-, er last night: "The organization is still cock sure that Brandegee will win out over Hill." THE TARIFF ISSUE Change In Duty May be Made on , Several Kinds of Fruit. Washington, Nov 19. In the pre paration of a new tariff bill to be presented at a special session of congress next March numerous changes in the schedule covering ag ricultural products 'and provisions will have to be considered by the ways and means committee of the bouse. This was brought out at yes terday's hearing on ; the schedule. The principal article about which there Is a contention for a change in the duty appears to be citrus fruits, oranges, lemons and grape fruit. ' After hearing arguments from the Florida an California citrus fruit growers all urging a high protective duty on those fruits, Champ Clark, the most active questioner on the democratic or "duty for revenue" side of the committee asked one of the witnesses "when are you fellows going to Btand on your feet and have your trade self-supporting without the perpetual protection of tariff." . "When the democratic party gets in power and labor is reduced to 25 cents per day," was the sharp re joinder. The Florida fruit growers claimed that their principal competition - is from Cuba. J. G. Chase from Jack sonville claimed that the. advalorem rate of duty of 25 per cent on oran ges is made up by the lower freight rates from Cuba to New York than from Florida to New York. ' Tapioca starch will be affected by - the changes in the' specific requirements of the tariff that have been suggest ed. Senator Hale of Maine, made the claim that "when the Dingley bill was made, by inattention 4apioca starch was not specifically provided for and it was left on the free list." Mr Payne, chairman of the com mittee told Senator Hale that a change in the wording of the law has been suggested so that upon all preparations used for starching, ail ing, or filling will be levied the same duty that is imposed on starch. He also said that the paragraph making this provision was cut out of ths Dingley bill by the senate committee after the bill had passed the house which assertion caused general laughter as Senator Hale Is imw u member of the senate committee which will consider the tariff. Buckwheat flour, biscuits, bread, wafers, 'truffles and similar articles will be ' provided for in the new bill. ' . When the hearing before the house ways and means committee on the tariff schedule for, agricultural products and provisions was resumed to-day it appeared that it would be necessary to extend the day's session into to-night. Tullo Larrinaga. re cent commiss'oner from Porto Rico, represents the Interests of that Is land before the committee!- He spoke principally, with regard to coffee, but Denver, Col, Nov 19. -By previous arrangements the report of the com mittee to Which was referred the an nual address of President Gompers was the first thing up for considera tion when the American Federation of Labor began its sessions to-day. Rumor that the report would uphold every recommendation contained in the address of President Gompers and would suggest that Daniel J. Keefe, president ot the Longshore men's onion and vice-president of the Federation,, should .have reslgnod from the executive council when ho found he could not support the politi cal programme of that body an nounced for the recent campaign, re sulted in partial decision on the part of at least one member of the Fed eration to oppose iim for re-election to the office he now holds, w. D, Mahon, international president of the Amalgamated Association ot, Street and Electrical Railway Employes of America, will doubtless enter the list? against Keefe. - John Alpine, presi dent of the Plumbers' International union, may also run against him. It is also reported that Thomas L. Lewis, president of the United Mioo Workers of America, has concluded not to oppose Joh.n Mitchell for re election to the executive council. , PYTHIAN SISTERS. Appointments Made Bv Grand Chief , Laura- Coit of Norwich. : Grand Chief Laura Coit of the Pythian Sisters of Connecticut has announced the following appoint ments of deputy grand chiefs for the temples of the state, and the list of committees to serve 'during the cur rent year: '.'.' . Deputy Grand Chiefs. Emily Sanford of Goff temple, No 7 New London, for Purington tem ple, No 2, Willimantic; Clover tem ple,' No 9, Norwich, and Goff tem ple, No 1, New- London. Lillian Turner of Unity temple, No 6, Hartford, for Golden Rod temple. No 12, Beacon Falls, and Laurel temple, No 7, Naugatuck. Lenora Lampson of Worthy tem ple, No 18, New Britain, for Maple temple, No lo, Avon. Margaret E. Foster .of Gasceon temple, 'No 8, Thomaston, for' Har mony temple. No 15,-. Torrington. ' TlHy' Cooper of Evergreen temple, No 10, Seymour, for ivy temple, No 5, Waterbury, and Myrflelempfer'Nb 3, Waterbury ; V Evelyn Crane of American temple, No 20, New Haven, for Evergreen temple, No 10, Seymour, and Pansy temple. No 11, Derby. Emma Mordo of Ivy temple, No 5, Waterbury, for Gasceon temple, No 8, Thomaston. " Sarah M. Lyon of Pine .temple,' No 4, Glenvllle, for Spruce temple, No 16 New Haven, and America tem ple. No 20, New Haven. . Frances Britto of Calanthe temple, No 19,. Bridgeport, for Pine temple, No 4, Greenwich. , . Lillian Rogers of Clover temple, No 9, Norwich, for Calanthe temple, No 19, Bridgeport. Emma H. White of Ivy temple, No 5, Waterbury. for Unity temple, No C, Hartford, and Worthy temple, No 18, New Britain. ' The following are the committees named: , ' Returns and credentials, ' Edith Bockus, Hartford: Grace Samlow, New 'Britain; Minnie Miller, Avon. Law and supervision, Sarah Beecher, Naugatuck; , Ella Roberts, Beacon Falls; . Jennie Maybury, Soymour Finance and auditing, Jessie Allen, Beacon Falls; Jennie Divine, Sey mour.; Addle Newett, Torrington State of the order, Sarah Peacock Willimantic; Frances Gorman, Hart ford; Grace Woodford, Avon. Ap peals and grievances, Emma Minnie, Naugatuck; Hatie Gates, Torrington Jane Mackle, Waterbury. Foreign correspondence, Lilla Smith, Hart ford; Jessie Benhani, Seymour; Clar.i Ovtatt, Waterbury. Charters, Fannie Sanford, Derby; Martha Flynt, New Britain; Evaiena Norton, ffew Ha ven. Necrology, Emma H. White,. Waterbury; Jennie E. Divine, Sey mour; Sarah T. Beecher, Naugatuck THOMAS' REPORT Secretary of Democratic Committee Had $28,233.50 to Spend. . Hartford. Nov .19. Edwin S. Thomas, treasurer of tile democratic state central committee has filed his statement wit.'t - he secretary of state as follows: the receipts were $26. 223.50 and the contributors were the following: A. Heaton Robertson, $23,560; F. I. Underwood "$500; Chrig Z. Avery. $800; Rollin U. Ty ler, $200; George Misqhler, $100; S. L. Bronson. $100. The balance ranged In sums from fifty cents to $50. . ' Among the expenditures were $2,794 for stamps, $860 for halls and advertising. P. F. Cunningham for printing, $1,812.23, J. J. Corbett for printing, $1,137.50, E. S. Thomas services as secretary $950. ' E. S. Thomas, as his own political agent in running for judge of pro bate in the town of Orange $1,300.95. , - . ,' olives and rice were the principal articles discussed to-day. The Louisiana rice industry was well rep resented before the committee. The ways and means committee's private room, adjoining the commit tee room Is assuming the appearance of an exhibition hall. Several cratet of oranges, grape fruit and a crate of lemons, the latter being entirely neglected .ly wcmlers of (he torn. mlttee, were submitted as samples by the California-fruit growers. Newark, Nov 19. The sale of the Pope Manufacturing company's plant and other assets to a reorganization committee for $1,500,000 was to-day authorized. This, will wind up the Insolvency , proceedings, in .which the company has been involved fvr ovet a yei.r, Tim remaining one quarter of the company's indebtedness will be paid off In the proceeds of the sale and It is understood that all of the plants of the company through out the country will henceforth be operated on a new basis. . CAMPBELL RESPONSIBLE. Man Who Ban Down and Killed Ber Mr Morgan. New Haven, Nov 19. Coroner Mix to-day rendered his verdict in the case of Dainel E. Campbell, who run down and killed Rev Dr G. Brinley Morgan last Saturday after noon. He holds Campbell criminally responsible. The coroner acquitted Albert T. Lee of any criminal responsibility for striking and killing Fred T.1 Case on the same day. Lee is chauffeur for David H. Clark. . New ' Haven, Nov 19. Samuel Campbell appeared at the police sta tion this afternoqn and surrendered himself. A warrant had been issued against him charging him with man slaughter. He was relea.ed under $500 bonds. , Missionary .Meeting Boston, Nov 19. The laymen's missionary movement sessions to-day were , augmented by several meet ings. The gatherings during the day did not vary In character from those of the past few days. Meetings were held at noon in Park street and St Paul's churches, the first be ing addressed by Rev O. S. Davis, the services in St Paul's church hav ing as speakers Robert Treat Paine of Boston and Dr W. J. Schieffelln of New York. CITY NEWS. American band social at Bucking ham hall Saturday evening. Dancing at 8:30. " Judge R. A.. Lowe tb-day appolnU ed Attorneys Emu Hummel and M. tr I M rXiff-1 ommissiunera. to hear claims against the estate of the late George N. Prltchard. The estate is worth about' 000. Louis Jackson ofWfaln.ut street left for Colorado this morning nud expects to spend the winter there. He has been in Worcester during the spring and summer where he was very successful in the real estate business. , . William Warner, colored, ' who Is wanted in this city for theft was ar rested In Hartford last evening. De tective William Keegan went there to-day to bring him to this etiy. Warner is accused of stealing $50 and a graphophone from Domenlco Bassell and $15 and a suit of clothes from Antonio Bassell with whom he lived on Canal street. He was try ing to sell the graphophone when ar rested. Attorney Joseph H. Reid, acting for Thomas hayes of HUlaice avenue tas brought suit against the Connec ticut Co, for damages of $500. Mr Hayes claims to have been a passen ger on a North Willow street trolley car on August 16 last, that the car was going at a fast speed and it col lided witS a wagon, and the force of the collision threw him off the car platform to the ground. He was dunned :nd laid up some weeks. . This evening at Speedwell hall there will be a large class initiation and union meeting of the five New England Order of Protection lodges, under the auspices of Anchor lodse, the oldest lodge in the city. The in itiatory work will be performed by the degree team of Anchor lodge. Out of town guests expected are Su preme Warden F. T. Peabody,. Mel rose, Mass; Supreme Vice-Warden Frank Rice, Cambridge. Mass, aud Grand Warden Frederick Tolles of Windsor. . All members are cordially Invited. The owners of property recently added to Library park have notified City Clerk Sandland that they are not satisfied with the price put upon their places by the bureau of assess ment and that they will ask the courts to pass upon the matter. The plaintiffs include E. T. Root, F. B. Merriraan, F. O. Peabody, Mrs Chase, the Hanlon family. Warren L. Hall and others. When these cases ge; to the courts there wilt be a battle royal, and there are so many of them little of anything else will be considered at that session. Some of them niny be settled out of court, but it is quite likely that most of them will be fought Into the last ditch. One of the prettiest wedding this city has witnessed in years took place this forenoon at St Augustine's church, when Miss Alice Edith Mc Mahon became the bride of Joseph Frederick Gaynor. The bride Is the yonugest daughter of Mrs Fhnnie and the late John H. McMahon, and the groom is a son of Dennis Gaynor, senior member jf manufacturing firm of Gaynor & Mitchell. The wedding ceremony was preceded by a nuptial mass celebrated by Rev Father O'Brien of Stamford, former ly rector of the church of the Sa cred Heart, this city, the clergyman who officiated at the baptism of the bride. He was assisted by Rev Father McElroy, rector of St Augus tine's. Rev Father Sweeney, rector ot the Sacred Heart, and Rev Father Guiaan and Donahue of Meriden. Bridgeport Farmer. , GIVEN ROUGH REFUSAL Munich, ; Nov 19 The meeting last Tuesday between Chancellor Von Buelow and Emperor William is re garded as a. partial failure because nothing definite has followed it. The chancellor may be convinced it is argued here that the emperor will be careful in the future but the pub lice men of Bavaria and the Bavar ian press are awaiting the., months to come in order to- see' for1 them selves to what 'extent the imperial practice will be changed. The Neuste Nachrichten says: . "We can only hope that the im perial promises will be " kept. An urgent obligation -rests - upon- the Reichstag. ; . ... Dresden, Nov.19 The newspapers and public of Dresden greet emperor Williams explanation as in the main satisfactory? The ' Anzelger affirms that his majesty has said enough to facilitate Prince von Buelow's task as a responsible statesman and build a bridge between himself and the na tion. The Nachrichten says: ', "It may be that the imperial words have not fulfilled the demand for formal guarantees in the matter of the extension of constitutional re sponsibility yet it is clear that the emperor has renounced his personal policy." Augsburg, Nov 19. The Abend Zeltung to-day says that Emperor William has shown his deeds to be better than his words, and that his acts must have meant a great degree of self denial, ' Stuttgart, Nov, 19.- There is much confusion here regarding the proper construction to be given the vague assurances made by Emperor Wil liam to Chancellor von Buelow. The local newspapers hold different opin ions. The Merkur, accepts the re sult as bringing relief to the uncer tainty of the people and says a new course now will be steered. Essen, Nov 19. The "Rhenish Westphalian Zeltung, which repre sents powerful financial interests re jects, the official note in the Relch sanzeiger embodying ' the emperor's co-called "promise" as' a "rough re fusal to meet the will of the people the reichstag and the bundesrath.". - fireIx ITXIOX C1TV. Small Building and Contents Dam- - aged $5,000 Worth. "Tuition City, Nov 19. A fire start ing in a small building adjoining the four story frame tenement block owned by Thomas Ratkewlch on Spring street here to-day, burned the small building, In which there was a clothing store, and then spread to the tenement block. This was well gutted before the firemen who' ca"e ifrom Naugatuck could get "the flames under control. The cause of the fire Is unknown and the loss will be about $5,000. WILLIAMS BADLY HURT . Man Who Was Injured Xear Xauga- tuck May Die. Naugatuck, Nov 19. The condi tion of David E. Williams of New Haven, who was seriously injured in a runaway accident here last night; was reported to be about the same this morning, no Improvement hav ing been noticed over - night. Mr Williams was still unconscious. The members of his family are at his bedside here. His condition is con sidered to be very, critical.' ; 1 I out losing money every nay that your tenement la vacant Let the Democrat And a tenant 8 days foi fSc Your Turkey Cooked in a The Hampson-Scllew GLEN WOOD BANGS AGENCY. - ' . ..Tr-ramM The suit of Walter S. Atwood, Jr, a foreman for the Plume & At w odd Manufacturing Co, against the Con necticut Co, occupied the Jury, and Judge Bennett in the superior court to-day.;- One Wednesday evening yn July, 1907, Mr Atwood while driving home in a hack was run down by a trolley car ou EaBt Main street be tween Phoenix avenue and Exchange place. The motorman was- arrested for overspeeding his car within thia city limits, was found guilty ' and fined in the city court. That case was appealed and what became of it no one seems to know, for evidently; that was the last beard- of it. . The hack driver was. thrown off and in jured and Mr Atwood was considera bly knocked about in the hack. Htj claims to have Buffered' a great nerv ous shock and that he ,was; injured internally also. , He claimed ., dam ages of $2,000, alleging that he' wda laid up for some time and expended $200 in medicine and doctor's bllfs. The defendant company was rep resented by three lawyers, " City At torney Kellogg and two fronr New; Haven, while the plaintiff's case is in the hands of but one,, Cassidy. It was shown during the cross-examination of Mr Atwood that about the time of the accident and for a period prior thereto he had been a severe sufferer from nervous disorders and tliat in consequence be was using powerful drugs, morphine being one of them. 1 He is now ' in normal health, however, and is no longer, using drugs or medicines of any nature.- ". . - . James E. Harrington, who ran a lunch -room on East Main street at tho time of the accident,, and . since moved to Schenectady, N. Y., was Me Atwood's strongest witness. .' - RAILROAD BUILDER. Fighting Bob Evans Will Have a Xev Occupation. : Chicago. Nov 19. A dispatch tot the Record-Herald from Los Angeles says - . "Fighting Bob" Evans is to oe come a builder of railroads nd a de veloper of harbor' waterways. This became known to-day when it was announced that he had been chosen chairman - of the directorate of th Los Angeles Harbor ' Co. which is ouiiaing a rauway system irom san Pedro harbor, to points in southern California. . . . . . . Lieutenant-General Chaffee, now a city official of Los Angejes, and other army and navy friends of - Admiral Evans, urged him to come to Cali fornia after his retirement from ac tive service. , Officials for the Harboit Co stated to-day that Admiral Evana is expected here to assume his duties before April !. ' ' ' (The Democrat office Is open everjj evening until S o'clock, and on Wed nesday and Saturday evenings until 9. People who desire to . pay bud scrlptfon or other bills, or to leavsj Job work or advertisements will bsj attended to .evenings if. they can not call during the day. BAKING POWDER 12 c lb. can. . Every can bears this legend: Guar anteed under "the Food and Druga act of Congress, June 30, 1906.' Best Teas ...... 25c t Best Coffee .... . , 20c lb None higher. - . , EASTERN TEA IMPORTERS Co 89 South Main St. Vp One Flight, WE'RE SELLING LOTS OF DINING ROOM SUITS for Thanksgiving. The best $20.00 Center Post Pedestal Table on the market is here again. No matter how much you may pay neither quality nor construction can be better. Slenwood Will Be Perfect Furniture Company, 116-129 EASZ S7IZZT.