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WATERBURY, CONN., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26. 1891. VOL, IV NO. 70. PRICE TWO CENTS. The Best Foot Forward. How can yon le t xpected to put the best foot forward if yon haven't got the light kiiul of a shoe on it i Yon cannot have anything of which you will Ik? more ashamed than Footwear that will not heai inspection. If your purchases are made at the right plate, you c.n buy a goad pair for what an unser viceable pair will cost you else where. You will m;ike no mis- f.iL- ..iflioe ii4 tn atvli' i IlllHtV. I . . ' . I (lUraltllltV Cl" Price, it YOU make M f I a selection from our large and carefully selected stoik Damon & Shippy One Price Cash Shoe Store, American Building. 103 Bank Street, tW Shoes repaired in a skillful manner at reasonable prices. FOR S-AJLEJ. Places ou Maple street, Maple avenue, Meadow, Grand, IVinberton, Frauklin, North Main, South Main, Clay, John, Field streets, Mill Plains; also a pits of land 57 x 132 feet on Union street, oppo site the eonvent do Notre Dame. I have a number of eholce lots, also large tract of land for sale cheap. D. H. Tierney's Kbal Estatb Okficr, 131 Bark Street. OUR SPECIALTIES, The Palatka, La Regenta, l0e Cigars, best iu the market. Asheiin's Darling and Gsrnian Boys still leader iu So Cigars. PAUL ASHEIM, 105 BAW and 10 GRAND ttTKEET COALandWOOD OFFICE, M. KENNEDY, 92 South Main Street, ti. Sj aland. Possner Brothers confeo tinnvv tore. Orders placed there will receive prompt attention. SISAL ROPE. SPECIALLY PREPARED FOR FANCY WORK. F. D. FIELD, 61 South Main Street, - WATKKBUKY. CONN. Pianos. Pianos, Pianos. Say, John, are yon a judge of pianos! Well now, refer I really that in laugh able; why do yu askf Well, you see, Susie, the pet of our house, is tteveu years old, and wife au J I have been thinuiiiif that as she is not very etroug it would he the proper thing to give her a musical education. You know, John, when you uiul 1 were children n.teution was not so much in that direction uiul it was not considered so much of a qualifica tion as at present, so I don't woniler in ihe least at the look of surprise that crosses your face. But reully, John, yi-ur wife a-iked me to l.riuu up the silbp ct to you as your Bessie is getting to he the right age for a piai, iis ll; and he was of the oiiiuiou that if we should decide to both buy at once that Shoninger would gvvti ns a discount 1 undt-rMulid they ale xery reusouablu with honest people ho desire a liuiii, and i.-inj lamest themselves (hat firm woiilu t e lue jr-st to patronize V hat do uu t hint. ( Whv. Peter. 1 have beeti lliinknig for suae time on tie sa lie subject, and stepped into the store this morning and reuuesK-d Mr Pelhaiu to uive me u list of names coinnrisim; lecent nurchasers. He very kindly and 1 mast say a little proudly acceded to my lequeot by bringing forth a list of nanus. that fairly astonished ire Kxmi'ine it (John, luiusiiig ) Whew, but that is surely a stunner. It those peopl who are judges liuie deeded for the Sliouinger piano we ought to commence rhe year right ly doing likewise. To SSitoningers we will go looking for the best the market iittords, at the lowtst possible p.oies. 1?. MiuMNUER & CO, (iea 1, lVlimtn, Manager We submit the list of i.urchasers uiveu to Peter, made liuruu the last three months, honor bright, and ask our com petitors to beat it if they can. S. II. liowen. Louis A. Toltcn, Mrs 10. Williams, Hni int a i Ktienne, W. 11. Siuiih, lr Ueo A. Kaber. Jay 8. Whileiiiati F. li. ttlble. Antonette l'eron, Sherman bacon, MrsC E. Fitisimons.Mrs Peter Lawlor, Nellie Castle, Donald McKellar, Koesina lieichenbaih.l'eny H. Lewis, Peter J. Lawlor, .Malcolm McLelluu, Mary F. I'jisjii, Bertha beers, Ferulinond Mattell, Alarv McLaughlin, Oliver S. Doolittle, Miss Eilei. O'Keele, John Middleton, Sophia llomtixher. Mis V. S. Morehouse.Thos J. Campbell, Mary Doolnu, Kobeit Ma. kie, Robert T. Allen. Susie K. Murphy, Kuth A. Heltit, Richard lVaree, Napolian Dessatilt, K. W. Smith, Mntlie ft. akeley, James liiggius, Mary Kearnau, E. Dewit Derby, Catherine Kennedy, Kdward Kilroe Ueo N. Walters, David David, Elizabeth A. Mnrjihy, Mary Parks, II. li. Northrop, Wm Fulk, Alice Sweeney, Wm Tysoe, K. li. Font, C. ii. Win ue, Johu Muleahey, Henry Siniiel.l, Mrs Jaa F. Gaunt S. J. Porter, Wm Ho wis, Johu Buckley, Mary Greer, Mrs Mary O'Brien. John McEvov. Sewer Assessments. IT "'HE board of sewer cumunssioiu rs of the city of Waterbury, at a meeting held February li, ISU1, laid assessments for newer pnipcsxs as follows : KAST MAIN STIIKET. lbidget Mnher, 50; estate of John Mnlvillc, HIS till; Homy li. tiyrues, 150.00; John WiIkoii, 'Jul 00; the Center School District, 5511.80; Johu Fagan, ICS. 75; Ut rnaid F. Keid. 151.20; Horace Fro&c, 511.50; Daniel s. Chiptnan, 171. 00; es tate of.luuifom 1. Hall, 00.00 : Jane 'link ham, 00.00 : John F. Phaleu, of.4 50 ; John W. Gaffney, l)0.o; ; estate of William Noonau, 75.00; William J. Cessidv, 10,IH . Anna S, Johnson, 1 o0. 12 ; Char lotte AicFar'aiul, 111.75; Margaret A. Dougherty, I27.75 ; t'atrick J. Donohne, 05 25; Mate of Anna Donoliue, 00.00; John F..Vhaleii, 150 00 ; Sarah E. Porter, 00.00; Sanuirl S. Tavlor, 30.00; Robeit Hayes, 60.00; El zabcth Colloty, 00.00; Henry V. Frei.cli, 107.25; Sarah E. Por ter, 50.25 ; John 11. Luwlur, 01.50 ; Austin 1$. Pierpout, 01.50 ; Mary A. Uilnian, 21eU8; Alartii. Hvrnes, 112.12; James E. Hy rues,. 151. 50 ; leiivnce Downey, 00.00; Catherine M. Kuiliy, 03.00 ; Aim Early, (S2.50 ; Jmm sSutK.il, 107.25: Mary Mc Eoy, 201.75 ; Joseph E. Lavrence,204.tS2; isuiah iturritt, 112.20; the Scovill Manu facturing company, 1.00S.07 ; Patrick and Mary Ann Hackett, 225.00; Edward Mul liuga, '180.00; Edward Faat, 213.0J ; Edward D. Rush, 12U.75; Johu Rafter, lOtl.OO ; Caroline O. Piatt, 000.00. HAYDEV 8 llliKT. James Lunny, $15.00; Mrs. Anna M. Holt, 75.00; Catherine Geagn, 75.00; KUtu Lawlor, 150.00 ; Mary Ann Rais, 82.50 ; Thomas and Julia Howard, 00.00 ; Patrick H. Walsh, 00.00 ; Iinri A. Spen cer $15.50. LS" The above assessments become due and payable Feb. 23, 1501, and are to be paid to Eueien F. Burpee, City Attorney, at bis oftice in the Piatt block, corner Eas Main street and Phumix avenue. Attest : E. G. KILDUFF, City Clerk BOOK and JOB PRINTING T E DEMOCRAT OFFICE, BANK ST, BARGAIN STORE Special Sale Of fiLASSWARE, See our goods and cet prices, thev will interest you. 151 BANK STREET. Four Doors South of Grand Street. Frank E. Fenner. Flour, Grain, Feed, Baled Kay, Straw, Salt Sc. At the lowest market rates. Poultry supplies, Condition Powders, &o. Frank M. Bronson, 71 SOUTH MAIN STREET. RUSHING THE WORKl Night Sessions Now for the Senato and IIouso. THE SHIPPING BILL UP TO-DAY The Senate is Behind the House Witt the Appropriation Bills. tenrntd Predictions of an Extra S.s l..n Th Lata Secretary Wlndoiu'i Vi:i Fllett-IU Left au Estate of173, (00 to His Family Mr. Foster in t'lia.'ce of lite Treasury Dspartmsnt. Washington, Feb. 26 The Senate adjourning upon the announcement of the death of Senator Wilson, of Mary land, chopped off one of the few remain ing days left the Senate to transact the business that it must get throuah with before March 4 if an extra session is to be avoided. The Senate is much bohind the House tn work upon appropriation bills. This ondition of affairs has brought out re newed predictions of an extra session l'helr character is, however, purely ipasmodic. Mr. Allison, the chairman of the Sen ate Appropriations Committee, and Mr. Cannon, the chairman of the House Committee, both say that while it would require pretty sharp work to get through the business, they had no doubt of such a result being reached There will, how ever, be involved in the reaching of this end, night sessions of both Houses. Those sessions commenced in the House last night, and will commence in the Senate to-night. By means of them, it is said, la o'clock on the 4th of next March will find Congress ready to adjourn. The only business now possible out side of the appropriation bills is the Shipping bill, which was made a special order for to-day and to-morrow. The bill differs materially from the bill that has heretofore passed the Senate. The House bill will be abandoned, it is said, and the Senate measure put ia its stead. The House, it will be remem bered, proposed to subsidize both steam and sailing vessels. The Senate bill sub sidizes only steam vessels. There is no chance of the Copyright bill being passed. Mr. Reed has it on his dek in its amended form as it came from the Senate, and refuses to appoint conferrees. MR. WINDOWS WILL. The Lata Secretary's Family Lsft an Es ta of About 1 75,000. Washington, Feb. 20. A dispatch from Minneapolis says that the will of the late Secretary Windom has been filed In the Probate Court at Winona. The Instrument gives one-third of all the testator's property and the family residence, iu addition, to the widow. The balance of the property is to be di vided equally among the testator's three children. Mrs. Windom is named as executrix. The gross value of the estate will be from $150,000 to $175,000, which, when all debts are paid, will probably yield an annual income of $3,000. Mr. Windom held an interest In the Windom Block, in Minneapolis, and owued land in the Red River Valley in Dakota. He sold some of the land, notes being taken in payment. In connection with Senator Davis, Mr. Windom owned some property in the coal regions of West Virginia. Then he had a small property in Colorado, and a little at Rochester, Minn. He also held stock In the Winona & Southwestern, the Green Bay & Winona, and the St. Paul rail ways. Varvlees Over Senator Wilson's Remains. Washington, Feb. 26. Services over the body of Senator Wilson were held at the Hamilton House at 10 o'clock this morning. Rev. D. Bartlett, of the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, was the officiating clergyman, assisted by Dr. Butler, the chaplain of the Senate. The services were brief, and at their con clusion the body was taken under an es cort of Capitol police to the Pennsyl vania Railroad station, whence the fu neral train left at 11 o'clock and will ar rive at Snow Hill, the late Senator's home, this evening. The interment will take place at Snow Hill to-morrow. Internal Berinut Collections. Washington, Feb. 58. A statement prepared by Internal Revenue Commls sloner Mason shows that for the first seven months of curreut fiscal year the collec tions for internal revenue amounted to f97,0U0,U5Sl, an increase over the same months last year of $7,437,412. The principal items of increase were: Spirits, $3,310,912; tobacco, $1,831,172; fermented liquors, $1,300,000; oleomargarine, $1, 000,000. The collections for January, 1891, were $5)07,700 greater than lor Jan uary, 1800. Foster tn Clo.rg To-Day. Washington, Feb. 26. Secretary I Charles Foster arrived in Washington last night. He assumed his duties as Secretary of the Treasury to-day. Horatio J. Perry Dead. Boston, Feb. 20. News has reached here of the death, in Lisbon, Portugal, on the 2Ud inst., of Horatio J. Perry, who was for twenty years Secretary ot the United atates Legation at Madrid. He served as Charge d' Affaires in Rebellion days, and made several important trea ties. He was in the Mexican War and married a noted Spanish poetess, the first instance of a mixed Catholic and Protes tant marriage in Spain. He was born in Keene, N. H., in 1824, and graduated at Harvard in 1844 in a noted class. He was 7 years old 10,000 for an Educational Fond. Salem. Mass.. Feb. S26. - At a meet inn of the Common Council last night it was announced that Hon. Abiel A. Low of Brooklyn, N. Y., had presented to the city $10,000 to be added to the Low edu cational fund established by him in 1878, making the total S20,000. The Deed Pugilist. Columbus, O., Feb. 26. It is now learned that the dead pugilist, who fought under the name of "Tom Tracey" at Nelsonvllle last night, was in reality Arthur Majesty, well known teacher, of 1 athletics and amateurs of Toledo, O. " Hnston Resigns Again. ! Washington, Feb. 23. It is reported that United States Treasurer Huston has gain tendered his resignation. NO TARIFF ON MARRIAGES. Etonian Couples Wltl Not Bo luterfrred With for the Prvstnt. Trenton, N. J., Feb. 24. Camden's leputatlon as the Gretna Green of Penn sylvania couples has beeu saved. A school teacher at Cape May had a bill introduced in the Legislature whiah compelled the couples intending to marry to go before the clerk of the Common Pleas Court and swear to a lot of inconvenient questions. They were to pay a tax, too. Assemblyman William Cole, of Cam den, rose to the rescue of the blushing couples and the Camden clergymen. He asserted that the bill restrained the liberty of private citizens. Eloping couples might do worse than go to Cam den to get married. He protested against taxing couples for what their grandparents had done with impunity. The bill was aimed at one of Camden's best industries, and he didn't want the industry of marriage interfered with. Assemblyman Engard also defended Camden, but Assemblyman Mullone, of Hudson County, put himself on record against the Gretna Green industry. The result was the defeat of the bill by just five votes. ANOTHER MURDER CHARGED. To ba Arrested at iha Close of a Long Im prisonment. Pittsburg), Pa., Feb. 20. James Ward, who on Saturday will end an 11 ycar term at the Western Penitentiary for the murder of Jane Means, in West moreland County, will be arrested as he steps from the door for the murder of Ellen Means, a sister of his previous vic tim. On the night of Nov. 13, 1881, Ward attempted to rob the residence of these two aged sisters. Ellen was 83 years old and Jane somewhat younger. They re sisted and were so desperately beaten that Jane died a few months afterward. El len lingered until 1881:, when she died at the residence of Mrs. McLean, 150 Tag gart street, Allegheny. The warrant has been prepared for the arrest. HORSEWHIPPED BY A GIRL, A Young Woinun Takes Revenge on a Connecticut Butcher. Norwalk, Conn., Feb. 6. Miss Kit tie Moore, accompanied by her fiance, Alonzo W. Smith, walked into David R. Swords's meat market last evening and gave him a severe whipping with a heavy rawhide whip. The cause of Swords's chastisement was that he was supposed to be the au thor of an article which appeared iu a local paper reflecting upon the character of Miss Moore. , The only resistance made by Swords was to seize a clever and threaten to strike Smith if he should interfere. Miss Moore is employed in Roth & Goldsmith's corset factory and Smith is a well- known hatter. Faying Dollar for Dollar. Clearfield, Pa., Feb. 26. Senator William A. Wallace is now paying off dollar for dollar to the depositors in his bank who were preferred creditors. The amount paid out to these depositors is about $3,000. The balance of $3,000 un der this head is not due but will be paid in full as soon as It is. Mr. Wallace has turned over his half interest iu thi Masonic building here to an unsecured creditor. It is now generally believed that Senator Wallace will be able to meet every obligation in full. Senator ChuDd ri Charges. Concojid. N. H., Feb. 26. Senator Chandler, in a double-leaded editorial over his own signature in the Monitor, reiterates his charges that Senator-elect Ualliniger, W. H. Greene and other Re publicans entered Into a series of bar trains with Hon. Frank Jones illou. C. A. Sinclair and other prominent Demo crats, and further states that of the truth of these charges he will soon en deavor to satisfy the public. Sirs. Ly iui' Assailants. Newark, N. J., Feb. 26. Mrs. Mary Lyons, who was outrageously assaulted at her home, No. 31 Suffolk street, this city, by John Bradley, of New Bruns wick, went to New York and identified Bradley. He had been arrested by one of Captain Slevin'smen. Bradley will be brought here lor trial, lie was vnecial officer at the Clark thread mills it Kearney, and is charged with several ther crimes. The Case of Miss Gardner Postponed. Orange, N. J., Feb. 20. The case of Miss Gardiner, the yoag woman who was indicted in December last on a charge of grand larceny by Stejn Brothers of New ork. and whose trial was to have begun in the District Court at Newark to-day, has been postponed until the next term of court, owing to the illness of Judge Fitzpatries. SMtteon Thousand Men Out. PrrrsBURO. Feb. 26. Fifteen hundred men of the Hostetter Coke Company have joined the strikers, making the total number out in the Connellsville region 16,000. Both aides are very firm, and there are no prospects of a settlement until there is improvement in the iron trade and a renewal of the demand fo coke. Unseated a Republican. Albany, N. Y.. Feb. 20. W. Barlow Dunlup, Republican, was ousted in the Assembly aud John F. Dwyer, Democrat, was seated in his place by a vote of 65 to 57. This was the contested case from Montgomery County. It leaves the As sembly with 69 Democrats and 59 Re publican members. Tbe P. ecl Murderers Arrested. Buffalo, N. Y., Feb. 26 The mur derers of Sebastino Pecci have been ar rested in Chicaco. They are three brothers, Dominico, Febenano and Car mine Dire. They resisted arrest and the officers were forced to draw their revolv ers before they were secured. They will be brought back here. Lost Bis l.tf In the Fire. Altoona, Pa., Feb. 26. Early in U.e day the brick stable of Kimmel A Werner, brewers. 01 this city, was Burn ed, and the charred remains of Max Sieeel were found in the ruins. The supposition is that he set the place afire while intoxicated. McPhee Signs With the League. Cincinnati, Feb. 26. John A. McPhee has signed a contract to play second base in some League club. It is expected that Halliday and Mullane will also sign. A RERTOIIR AMIMNT WU1UVUU UUUliUU X I Six Tersons Killed on the Pan Handle Railroad. OVER FORTY PEOPLE WOUNDEIX The Cats Boll Down an Embankment and Are Soon on Fire- The Flames Ware Quickly Extinguished All the Klllad Ware la the Fmoklag Compartment of the Slesper The Train Was Running at the Rate of Forty Silica an B our When the Aeeldanc Occurred, Richmond, Ind., Feb. 26. A terrible accident occurred oa the Richmond Division of the Pan Handle Railroad at Hagerstown, 16 miles from this city, last night, in which six persons were in stantly killed, one mortally wounded, two seriously, possibly fatally, and a large number more or less injured. It was the fast train between Chicago and Cincinnati, which was coming down a steep grade into the town, when the framework of engine No. 494, lit charge ot W. W. Bartlett, engineer, and Noah Dunn, fireman, broke and derailed every car. However, they passed the station and came to the canal bridge, where there is a 15-foot fall, and where it came near proving even more terrible, as the cars caught fire, but the flames were quickly extinguished. The smoker first turned on its side and the day coach and parlor car Euge nia, the smoking compartment of which contained all the killed, breaking away from the smoking car, but holding to gether, rolled over twice.in their descent of the embankment. Meanwhile the derailed baggage car had hung to the engine and away beyond the other cars had struck a guard at the road crossing, again mounted the track and escaped almost uninjured, but the engine, though holding the rail, was about as badly wrecked as the parlor cat and day coach. The train was running at the rate Of 40 miles an hour and the cause of the ac cident is in doubt. So far as known the killed are: C. B. Case, engineer; O. F. Deal, fireman; George Needhara, attorney for the Pan Handle, M. E. Reeves, president of the First National Bank, Richmond, Ind., and two unknown men. A later dispatch says there were over 40 persons wounded, several of whon will die. THE ENGINEERS READY. If There Is a Strlbo on the Pannsylvanta All ihe Trainmen Will Go Out. Pittsburg, Pa., Feb. 26. The confer; ence of the Pennsylvania officials to ar range a schedule of wages is still in ses sion, and will not adjourn until this af ternoon. The men are awaiting the company's proposition, and nothing will be done until alter ft has been pre sented. The company does not antici pate that the new operative schedules will be sat isfactory to all the men, for the reason that the contemplated equalization will reduce the pay of some of the men. This may have the effect of creating differ ences in the councils of the grievance committees. While the company appears to feel se cure on the strike question the attitude of the men is directly opposite. They are as firm in their sentiments to-day, even more so, than they were a week go. Forty engineers, representing the Brotherhood enginemen of all the Pennsylvania Railroad organizations, have decided to act with the other organizations in their efforts to secure higher wages, ibis action was declared at the engineers' conference yesterday. It means that engineers, firemen, conductors, trainmen and swithmen on, the entire Bvsteru con cerned will act as a unit. Carroty Nell's Funeral. London, Feb. 26. The city during tbe afternoon was the scene of a most remarkable spectacle in the funeral of the Coles woman, otherwise known as "Carroty Nell," whose murder has cre ated such excitement. The woman. who could not have mustered half a dozen friends before the tragedy, was followed to the grave by an enormous multitude of mourners. The crowd made an angry demonstration against the police, whom they seemed to regard as in some way responsible for the crime, or at least for not having captured "Jack tne Kipper" Deiore ue naa ciaimea so many victims, ine woman s comn was deluged with flowers. It was with difficulty that the polios prevented s . serious demonstration of popular anger. Cartwrlg-ht Tells About Louis Rial. Toronto. Feb. 20. Sir Richard Cart wright has written a letter in which he indignantly denies the assertion that he is conspiring to force Canada into an nexation. He says: "The assertion should be accorded only the same belief as that of .any other utterance 01 tne man (Sir John Macdonald) who publicly declared that he 'wished to God he could catch Louis Kiel,' having six months previously supplied the same Kiel with funds, through Archbishop Tache, to enable him to live in comfort in the United States." Moating or Bonlanylsts. Paris. Feb. 26. General Boulanger, Dcfloulde and others ot Boulanger's cir cle have gone to Brussels secretly, and others are expected. It is believed to be their object to discuss some method f turning to party advantage tne ieei- bag aroused by the visit 01 tne j&mpresf Frederick. Sir Charles Dllka for Parliament. London, Feb. 26. Sir Charles Dilk has been asked to stand for Parliament as the Liberal candidate ot the Forest ot Dean division of Gloucestershire. He Las assented, provided assurance is given tbat a majority 01 tne J-.iDerai eiectorr will Bupport the nomination. A General Election Not Imminent. London, Feb. 26. Lord Randolph! Churchill is eoing on a nine-months' shooting and prospecting tour ot South Africa. This is taken to show that a general election is not imminent. The 8 tan ley-Jameson uasrru London, Feb.2a-Mrs. Jameson oiaims I o nave aiscoverea eviuono. is u.iuc throwing an entirely new light on the quarrel between Jameson, q4 gHAlty, : S,R JOHN'lhlST scheme. An Appeal for Votes to Hade by the Quebec Bishops on Sunday. Ottawa, Feb. 26. On Sunday next Sir John Macdonald will play his trump card in the Quebec section of his'colossal contest. It is stated on reliable authority that the Roman Catholic Church has as yet only sounded the first note, and that a collective pastoral letter signed by all the archbishops and bishops in Quebec, defining their attitude, will be read in all the Catholio churches of the province on Sunday. It is believed that this let ter will powerfully influence the .whole Catholic electorate of the province. It is also claimed that every Conserva tive candidate will be authorized to as sure his supporters that after the elec tions, and within the statutory time, the legislation of the Manitoba Assembly re garding separate schools in that prov ince and the dual language question will be disallowed. This is said to be the price the church has demanded for it support of the government. A CASE OF LEPROSY. Poor House Officials in Pennsylvania Want a Foreigner Sent Home. Washington, Feb. 1:0. The poor house officials of Lima, Pa., have made appli cation to the Treasury Department for passage for a foreigner now in the Lima poor house with leprosy, so that he can be returned to his native country in Europe. The officials state that the man is in an advanced state ot the disease and the health of the commuuity is menaced by his presence in their midst. No Inform ation is given as to how long the man has been in this country, nor the country from which he came is not stated. The Treasury Department has direc ted an investigation of the matter and if possible will compel his return home. In the meantime measures will be taken to secure his isolation and protect the citizens of Lima from contracting the dreaded disease. SWEPT AWAY BY FLOODS. Several Lives l.ost In California and Many Ilousrs Destroyed. Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. 26. Reports received up to noon show that at least six persons have lost their lives in the floods of the past few days, and perhaps many more who have not been account ed for have perished. Among these is the family of Charles Watts, who lived near Downey. The Wells family, consisting of three per sons, was drowned at Duart, and the bodies of two Mexicans were found in the same neighborhood. S. Laurens was drowned at Wilmington. The worst of the flood was at DowAey and vicinity. The old and new Gabriel Rivers broke from their banks and ran together, making a great inland lake, six to 10 miles wide and 17 miles long. Many houses have been swept away, and their occupants are missing. Tbe Vassur College Case. PouQHKEEPSiE. N. Y., Feb. 20. Cyrus Swan, counsel for Vassar College, said that the report that the executive board of the college met in New York and rati fied an asreement with the heirs-at-law of John Guy Vassar to settle a suit azainst the college involving $700,000, was untrue. The executive board has no Dower to act in the matter. Mr. Swan said the ense had not been settled and nothing will be done until the board of Jtrustees .consider the proposi tion to settle at their meeting on March 4. ... Tho Keystone O. A. R. Encampment. Altoona, Pa., Feb. 20. At the morn ing session of the State Or. A. K. En campment the time was principally oc cupied in balloting for officers and hear ing reports of committees. Lieut. Geo. Bover. of Harriaburir. has been chosen Department Commander, Kev. Sayres has been chosen Chaplain, and Dr. A. S. Williams, of Coatesville, Surgeon-General. It is unofficially announced that Captain Mackie, of Post 400, has been elected Vice-Commander. Hancock to b SI irrled at Last. Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 20. James L. Babcock, the young man whose uncle in 1888 left him a fortune of $300,000 on condition that he marry within five years, is about to take a wife. The bride-elect is Miss James, a sister of C. S. James, a prominent merchant of Waukesha. Wis. Mr. Babcock has been the recipient of more love letters and proposals, probably, than any other young man or woman of his time. Will Abolish Car Stoves. New York, Feb. 26. The New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Com nanv has arraneed for the equipment of its passenger cars with steam heating annliances. Col. w. u. Jtice, presiuent nf the comDanv which will equip the cars, savs that the road has been making these arrangements for some time, and had not becun simply on account of the tunnel disaster. . Guarding Sherman's Grave. 8b XjCTM, Mo., Feb. 26. The military gaard ak honor at Gen. Sherman's grave will Btpept on duty six months. The temporary guard will be replaced by a troop of cavalry in a few days. A senti nel will be kept over the grave until the t.roon is finally relieved, when the grave will be left in the guardianship of the cemetery authorities. The present guard belongs to the Second Cavalry. The Sewer Contractors Secure n Stay. Buffalo. N. Y.. Feb. 26. The eleven sewer contractors, convicted of conspir ing to defraud the city, were arraigned for sentence durins the morning, but on t.ha renuest of their counsel, who stated thev would probably appeal to the Gen eral Term, sentence was deferred until Monday next. An Alleged Murderer Arrested. Putnam, Conn., Feb. 26. Officer Rob erts, of Inspector Byrnes' staff, arrested ia Ironston, Mass., William Lloyd, who is alleged to be wanted In New xorK lor the murder ot a companion in a saloon last month. Aotor Webster Oat of Prison. New York, Feb. 26. Charles Webster, the actor, who killed Robert MoNiel and whose conviction of manslaughter was reversed by the Court of Appeals, has been admitted to $3,000 bail by Judge Brady. - BrasK'i New Presidaut. Londos, Feb. 26. A cable dispatch re ceived here says that at the election in Braiil Deodoro was chosen President. i 1 I I I .1 ' 1 mm The New Eighmie is the best shirt you can wear. I here is no shirt made that can equal them for fit, and they are easy to launder. The New Eigh mie has many improvements over the original shirt which in its time was su perior to all others. Men's fine shirts are our specialty. We have them at 50c ach, made from heavy, strong cotton, linen bosom. 75c buys a finer shirt and Sr.oo buys an extra fine laundered shirt. Our Paris dress shirts I embroidered and pioue bosoms, cost $1.50. They are the sh'!rt for wed- dines or full dress. If vou want t.ie best shirt your money can buy go to J. B. Mailings, Ol to C5 Dank Street. THE ORIGGS & SMITH CO. Sole Agents, 1 39 Bank Street. We hare a few soeoiul baud Square Pianos for I sale at oars. mis. Just received a new line 01 aoe Folios of the latest music. HOW IS YOUR SOLE ? That is the question before the house. Is it in a state of divrcmtudo or like thti mdv who ob jected to a thick soled shoe and the elerk suiil it was "au objection wnicn would gradually wear away." if so, either bring it to The Ked r ront aud consign it to Dodge's Shoemaker Who will make it over in such a first-class style tiiat you won't recognize it, or if Too Far cone, replace it with one of Uodao's shoes rung- lug trom $I.OO TO $6.00. New Satin Oil Calf S'-Vrnl. Ladies' Beaded Op eras $1 00. Plain Kid Operas 50 cents. WTjS' Goat Great is Dodge. G.R.Dodge, THE KEI FRONT, 59 South Main St., Onp. P. O. Save Money. Go to tbe Boston Butter House for BUTTER, CHEESE AND EGGS. As we buy direct from tbe producers, in large quantities, we can save you money. Boston Batter House, 9? South Main Street. Boston Branch Cigar Store, 91 Bank Street. DIRECT IMPORTER OF HAVANA CIGARS KEY WEST CIGARS. Sold by the Box at Lowest Market Prices- Smoke Social Whiff ,oll Havana Tobacco Cigarette. THE WRONG MAN. A Wicked m:n ouv we&fc, wuu una ircgcieccea to Insure his life, being on his deathbed, wished iz ..ii- n.,ma uroner rjerseii reirat-dinip hla future state:so his friends sent foi an insurance agent, as soou 1 .... .0. v V " . "tt" r" 1 n.i.n as one irhom he had often tried to insure for his family's sake, but who was obdurate and deaf to his appeals, so he said to him, U. uutV..,...J : ::.,;'.! "i5X,i!:;! lint 18 i ri 1I1DUIWUVO XB.tUUV. JUWieftl I" 1 i.t he the vase with vou. bnt come to bit oilioe and fot a rire, lais or Aocmenuu insurance H. S. Scoville. , 53 BANK STREET. Real Estate, Loan, Employment and Insur- s.ce Ag euw awwj , . LATEST! A Physician Who Tells Diseases at a Glance, Without Asking Ques tions, Looking at the Tongue or Feeling the Pulse. REMARKABLE GIFT AN ART OR SCIENCE WHAT IS IT? Something That Confounds all Medi-. cal Experts Diseases Are De scribed Withous Question The Sick Are Cured and the Skeptic Is Left In Wonder. 'Free1' "Test" Consultations and Examinations Contin ued Until the First Day of Match, 1891. Dr. La Fonzo, Who is located at 201 Bank Street, Corner Meadow Street, When the sick visit him no examina- tion is necessary. No information from the patient. No previous knowledge of the case. Every ache, pain and disagreeable feel ing is pointed out and described better than tne patients can tnemselves. A wonder of scientific accuracy in di agnosing disease. He give an intelligent opinion whether the disease is curable or not, and if curable, how to cure it. No person should take any more medi cine, nor doctor any further before con sulting him.- Not only will they be surprised at his most remarkable knowledge of disease, tbe rapidity of his diagnosis and his plain, concise explanation of its every cause and effect, but also at the amount of money and months of suffering he saves the pa tient, lie treats chromo diseases exclus ively. His remedies are specially prepared for the fi . treatment he pursues and are the ret .; . of many years special study and research. Being Higienic, Sanative and Restorative in their action, they are specially adapted to meet the special re quirements indicated in Chronic Diseases. Ihe Doctor does not ask for those simple cases that any old lady or intelligent nurse can treat, but solicits cases that require special skill, special experience, special treatment. Sufferers from any Chronio Diseases are invited to call. A careful di agnosis will be made and a frank, candid opinion given. Consultation, examination, advice and services Free. Polite ushers in attendance, and all are made to feel welcome. tST Hours JHo 9. WANTS, FOR SALE, TO RENT and other advertisements 01 a similar character Inserted under this head for 1 cent a word. T WANT a purchaser for a 85 acre farm in 1 Watertown. You can buy the equity for $400. Csll and see me. Chris F. Downey. THE property owned by P. J Moore.No. 60 River street, for sale. Inquire within. LOST Some insurance papers and two bank books. Supposed to have been lost in the opera house. Finder will please leave them at tbe Democrat omce. WANTED More orders for carpet lay ing, upholstering and furniture re pairing, also for the modern French pro cess of decorating furniture. L. W. Us- uoltz, loo iiank street. WANTED Everyone having a hoase for rent, anything to sell or in want of anything to know that they can adver- tise it In this column at one cent a worst. JOB PRINTING Good work. Low prices. AU kinds. At the Democrat I office. FOUND A cheap way of advertising by paying but one cent a word for each insertion iu this column. WANTED 50,000 ladies and gentle men to have their garments dyed at the Wuterbnry Steam Dye Works, office SI Grand st. Hugh M. Kelly, Prop'r. 34 Grand St. N. B. First-class work guaranteed. NOW OPEN. C. K, KILBRIDE & CO., 18 East Main Street, Cor. Spring;, - Have opened one of the finest drag stores in the state and are now prepared to offer to the publio a pure, iresn stock of medi cines, select toilet articles, perfumery, etc. Special attention given to compounding prescriptions. Accuracy and absolute pur ity guaranteed.. A fine assortment and reasonable prices worthy of your atten tion and inspection. Please call. SOCIETY AND CLUB MEETINGS. HT Secretaries are reanested ta Mnl In thm.. dates of meetings of societies, lodges and oluba and to notify us of any changes of regular nee? 1S U1KUV9. jueeEings xaisnvsnuig. Woman's Relief corps. Wadhams post, G. A. R. Waterbury Athletio club. Tunxis tribe, I. O. B. M. Waterbury Temperanoe Reform club. Harmony lodge, F. & A. M. New England Order of Protection. Court Shields, A. O. F. of A. Barcelona oounoil, K. of C. Ansantawae encampment, I. O. O. F. Waterbury Council, No. 809, C. B. L. Frederick Wilhelm lodge, K. of P.