The Morning Journal-Courier from New Haven, Connecticut on August 19, 1886 · 2
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Mi $mnn. VOL. LIT. August 19, 1886 Journal imfcCrmrier NEW HAVEN, CONN. Subscription llatfli. Onx Teak, $6.00; Six Months, $3.00; Thru Months, $1.50; One Month, 50 cents; Onb Week, 15 cents; Single Copies, 3 cents. Thursday, August 10, 1886. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS TO-DAY. A Ten Strike C. E. Lengley & Co. Ayer'i Pills At Druggists'. Artists1 Materials At N orlhrop's. Bicycle Repairs Si Front Street. Books For Sale I. J. L. Clarets Johnson & Brother. For Rent House Johr son & Brother. For Sale Horse Whitneyvills Armory. Gents' Furnishings Kendel & Freed man. Havana Cigars r. Dewell & Co. Lost India Rubber Bar Coburn's Drug Store. Royal Mail Bicycles 84 Front Street. Tea and Coffee Pots G. W. Hazel & Co. Wanted Gentleman G. T. C. Wanted Situation 99 St. John Street. WEATHER KECOKD. INDICATIONS FOB TO-DAY. Was Department, 1 Officb or ths Chief Signal Sebvick, V 'WAsBTKnTOM, D. C Aug. 18, 1880, 1 a. m. For M issachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut: Fair weather, northerly winds, becoming southerly, slightly warmer. LOCAL NEWS. Brief mention. Something new in note paper at Dorman's. The Waterbury Odd Fellows have a clambake at Savin Bock August 25th. A large meeting of the Yonng Men's Republican club is expected this evening. Mr. E. Barber, a prominent citizen of Tor- rington, died on Tuesday, aged eighty-eight. The Edwards street base ball nine yesterday defeated the Goatvilles by a score of 20 to 17. Jndge Bradstreet and family, of Thomas-ton, have returned home from a month's sojourn at Stony Creek. On Thursday of next week at Parlor Rock a picnic of the various divisions of the Sons of Temperance in Fairfield county will be held. The schooner Henry D. Metcalf of Au - gusta, Me., bound for this port, while off Block Island on the night of the 16th in a gale lost her flying jib. Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Allen and Miss M. A. Allen, of this city, were in Paris August 7th, and Arnold O. Dana, of this city, was at Genoa same date. The frequency of dysentery cases at the State prison is exciting inquiry as to the cause therefor. The officers as well as the prisoners are victims of it. The strike of the coal cartmen in this city for $3.50 per day for man and cart instead of $3, which has been in force about a week, will, it is probable, be settled soon. The battery of the New Haven base ball team, Corcoran and Tracey, together with Second Baseman Miller, have gone to Little Rock, Arkansas, to play on the Little Rock nine. The Wallingford band will accompany the Foot Guards to ramp at Niantio next week on Governor's day. They will dine at the Selden House while here. The band was never in finer condition than now. The new stone ballast from the Fairfield quarry is being applied to the tracks of the Consolidated road in Bridgeport west from Main street. The stone is of a lighter hue than that from Meriden and is broken finer. Augustus Leverty of Bridgeport, a drug clerk, was attacked, by two men while he was returning to his home in Fairfield Tuesday night, who attempted to rob him. He freed himself after a hard struggle and es caped. Chief Ford, of Meriden, will pay a visit to New Haven this morning and will take charge of George Clarke, of Woodbridge, who is charged with having perjured himself four months ago in obtaining a license, in Meriden. The Second regiment quartermaster general is having made iron target bouses for use on all the ranges in the State, and he will probably have a bulkhead of spiles driven into the meadow at Cedar Hill range. New Haven, about where the bullets first strike the ground. The late Captain Henry T. Comstock, one of Hadlyme's most prominent men, was long identified with the shipbuilding interest on the Connecticut river. Four years ago he built the Frank O. Dame, a three-masted 1,400 ton vessel, one of the largest built on the Connecticut river. He had built many vessels. Dukarfi Growth. Danbury has a new directory, and is justly proud thereof. The last directory contained 4,267 names, the new one 6,528; a difference of 2,261 in less than a year. Mr. Gillette's Nesr Play. "Held By The Enemy," the new play from the pen of Mr. William H. Gillette of Hertford, had its first presentation in New York at the Madison Square Theater on Monday evening before a large and critical audience. It is pronounced a great success by the entire posse of dramatic critics. An Arrest and a. Wedding. William Dayton, of Waterbury, a cab driver employed at Hinman's stables in this city, was taken to Waterbury yesterday by Officer McNeith of that oity, and after a short conference a wedding took place, Dayton being united by Father Murphy last evening to a Miss Coffee of the latter place ; which done, he was set at liberty. He was arrested on charge of seduction preferred by Mies Coffee. THEIR ANNUAL. The Jf add Family Reanlon at Sonth-Ineton Yesterday. The members of the Judd family held their annual reunion at Southiugton yesterday, 105 members being present. They came from Waterbury, Cheshire, Berlin, Southington, Wallingfoid, East Haven and this city. Among those who went from this city were Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Durand, Mrs. E. P. Judd and son, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Higgins, Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Durand and Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Durand. The reunion next year will be held in Wallingford. While Among The Flint Hills of Kansas. A letter received in this city from a New Haven lady travelling with her husband, who form part of a party who are roughing it in the flint hills of Eansas.says: "It is fear fully hot. We see no habitations except herders' shanties and an occasional sod house. We were greatly amused by and could not fail to appreciate a very sacreligious text over the closed door of one of these latter. It is very wicked, but gives a good description of the country we are in, which read:" "Twenty miles from wood, twenty miles from water, two miles from h 1. God bless onr home." Police Notes. John J. Kerr, of Eaton street, went into B. Mitchell's saloon on Orange street yesterday noon, and when Mr. Mitchell's back was turned he stole $5.10 from the money drawer and ran ont of the saloon. He was caught by Officer Hackett after long chase and locked np. Daniel Shields, who has three children at the baby farm In Westville, seeing the stories In the papers about Miss Foster, decided to go In person and take one of them, a girl, ont of the institution. He procured a carriage and drove out, but on the way got intoxicated. He started to return with the child when the wagon was upset and the child thrown out, but they escaped uninjured. Shields was arrested sod locked up on the charge of drunkenness and fast driving. William Dayton wa Hires ted last evening by Detective Reilly, charged with abduction. John Higgins was arrested last evening charged with being drunk and committing a general breach ct the pease. ELI W. BLAKE. Death Or One Or Onr City's Most Venerable And Leading; Men A Lone Lire And Honorable Etlstln swished As An Inventor Respected For His Worth And High Character. Mr. Eli Whitney Blake passed away yes terday morning at 6 o'clock surrounded by his family, at his residence on Elm street in the ninety-second year of his age. The following obituary which was prepared expressly for the Courier and appeared in yesterday's Register with our consent, gives a full resume of the principal events in the long and honorable life of the deceased and pays a modest but just tribute to his genuine and marked abilities in various fields of usefulness: Eli Whitnev Blake was born January 27, 1795, at Westboro, Mass. He graduated at Yale college in 1816. He intended to enter the legal profession and studied law in the then famous school or Judge uouia as utcn-field. Conn., but cave ud that purpose at the request of his uncle, Eli Whitney, who desired his assistance in erecting ana organ izine the eun factory works at Whitneyville, After the death of Mr. Whitney in 1825, Mr. Blake and his brother (the late Colonel Philos Blake) carried on the business until 1836, when tuey joined their brother, John A. Blake, in forming the partnership firm of Blake Brothers and established at Westville a manufactory of door locks and latches of their own invention. This ousiness was aiterwara extended to include other articles of hard ware, such as casters, hinges, etc., most of which were covered by patent. In this manufacture Blake Brothers were among the pioneers in this country and long held the front rank. It is not too much to say that the ideas which they originated still characterize the forms of American locks, latches, casters, hinges and other articles of house furnishing hardware wherever manu factured, and are the foundation of their acknowledged superiority. In the year 1852 Mr. Blake was appointed on a committee to superintend the macadam izing of Whalley avenue and his attention was thus directed to the great want of a ma chine for breaking stone into fragments of a nearly uniform size suitable tor road making The problem was a very old one, but no sue ceasful solution had ever been effected. Mr. Blake devoted himself to its study for nearly five years and in 1857 produced and patented the "Blake stone breaker," which for originality, simplicity and effectiveness has justly beta regarded by experts as almost unique. It has since come into gene ral use in all parts of the world for road making and for mining purposes ; and bos introduced a new era into both depart ments of industry. Its value directly and indirectly as a labor-saving and wealth creating agency can hardly be over-estimated. The occurrence of the civil war, however, which retarded its introduction, and subse quent competition by infringers of the patent, greatly interfered with the profits that the inventor should have realized, and the pecuniary reward which Mr. Blake reaped from this and his other inventions amounted in the end to only a moderate competence. Mr. Blake's abilities and acquirements in the field of mathematical and physical science were of a high order, and he contributed many valuable papers to scientific journals on various subjects. Several of the most important of these which had been recently published in the American Journal of Science together with some additions of a late date were collected by him in 1004 and printed together in a small volume entitled "Original Solutions of Several Problems in Aerodynamics. Ihese papers, which were the result of original research and experi ment, treat of the laws which govern the flow of elastic fluids through an onhce: the pro pagation of pulses in elastic media: the mode of expansion of elastic fluids; and the velocity and transmission of sound. The final paper aud perhaps the most elaborate of all, covering many printed pages ot close scientific and mathematical discussion, was writen by him when far advanced in his eighty-seventh year. The originality and valne'of Mr. Blake's investigations in this and other subjects, and also his ability and general merit as a physicist were recognized by scientific authorities at home and abroad and drew from his alma mater, Yale, in 1879, the honorary degree of L L. D. He was one of the founders and for several years the president of the Connecticut Academy of Science. In 1821 Mr. Blake united with the Center church, and for over sixty-five years was identified with its growth and prosperity. In 1822 he married Miss Eliza O'Brien of New Haven, whose self sacrificing fidelity and devotion in all the relations of wife and mother brought unbroken domestic happi ness to him and his household until her death in 1876. Seven of their children sur vive him. Few men have more worthily enjoyed th reverence and affection of their families and friends and to few have these been rendered in larger measure. His name was synonymous with integrity. His benevolence was like a fountain, active, spontaneous and overflowing. The poor were always in his thoughts. He was considerate and liberal as well as just in all business transactions. He took a deep interest in public affairs and was the outspoken supporter of civil and social progress and virtue. The later years of his life were spent in peaceful retirement in the midst of his family circle attended "by all that should accompany old age, as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends." In that quiet retreat his mind in its strength and serenity diffused perpetual sunshine. Men of intellect and culture sought him to enjoy the wit and wisdom of his conversation. Little children, whom he dearly loved, delighted to throng about him; and none could enter that benignant presence without feeling how truly "the hoary head is a crown of glory, when it is found in the way of righteousness.' From Derby. A big excursion party from all parts of Derby will go to Mystic Island next Tuesday, the 24th, on the Elm City. The affair is under the auspices of Ousatonio lodge, I.O.O.F. A Candidate for Senator. Thomas Stephenson, a machinist of Hart ford, has nominated himself after the old country fashion as the workingmen's candidate for senator from the First district. Mr. Stephenson will conduct his own canvass. A Sad Case ot suicide. William R. Marr, .aged twenty-three years, of Bristol, committed suicide yesterday by taking poison. Last week Mr. Marr and his mother came to Hartford and secured a position for him in an insurance office, which he was to enter yesterday morning. He dread ed to assume the new duties which he was about to enter upon, and killed himself to avoid doing so, He was twenty-three years of age, and leaves a father and mother to morn his loss. His habits were exceedingly good, and he was the only child of the family. SUMMER VACATIONS. Jottings Regarding New Haven People And Other People Enjoyment Among; The Catsltllls. C. M. Loomis, of the Temple of Mnsic, wife and daughter, have returned from a sojourn in the Catsdills Mountains. Mr, Charles H. Loomis, of Loomis' Temple, leaves to-day for a trip to West Point, New-burg, the Kaaterskill House and Saratoga, to be gone a week or two. Misses Emma and Hattie Monson, of Tem ple street, and the Misses Merwio, daughters of Mr. Robert E. Merwin, the real estate dealer, have just returned from a stay at the Collins House, at Great Barrington, Mass. Mr. Ed. P. Merwin, the merchan tailor and family, return on Saturday from their extended trip in Europe. Mr. Corbin, of Ed. P. Merwin's, and wife and Mr. Powning, of Ford's advertising agency, have just returned from a stay in the Catskill Mountains, and Mrs. Thompson, wife of Wade H. Thompson, is at the Uat-kill Mountains to remain the rest of the sea son. Miss Nellie, daughter of Warren O. Robinson, the builder, has returned from a sojourn of about four weeks among the Berkshire Hills and Misses Clara and Jennie Tal-madge, of Brown street, this city, returned from a visit to the same section this week. Prof. A. M. Loomis is considering a proposition to take the management of a kirmess to be given in another part of the State, his success in such affairs having made his services in much request. C. W. Blakeslee and wife have gone for a three weeks' stay to East German, Chenango county, N. Y. Theodore R. Blakeslee has gone to New York oity and up the Hudson for a week. Misses May and Sarah Rohan, daughters of Organist Rohan of Fair Haven, are visiting in Bristol, R. I. Mrs. O. Bangs, Miss Edith Williams and Mrs. John Angus are at Ocean Grove. Mrs. William T. Porter has gone to the Roxbury Hills for a few weeks' pleasure. Mr. Simeon A. Leete from Grand avenue, Fair Haven, is in North Guilford on a visit. Invitations have been issued for the wedding of Miss Alice G. Gardner, daughter of John Gardner of this city, and F. C. Reed of PUtsbarg, Pa., formerly of Yale '87. Mrs. Sarah Tarbell of Savannah, 111., is visiting in this city at the residence of Mrs. William Konold, ber sister. Saturday she will sail from New York to Glasgow on a pleasure trip. STILL IN THE DARK. The Shoe Box Mystery as Much ot a Mystery as Ever The Authorities Still Hard at Work on the Case. "Have the authorities got any more clues?" was the leading question asked by every passer-by of a Courier reporter as the latter Blowly climbed the hill leading from the depot to Constable Austin's office yesterday afternoon. In front of the little one story building in which the constable has his office sat Constable Austin, with a tired look en his face, smoking a cigar. The reporter sat down beside the constable and a crowd of town idlers gathered around expecting to hear something startling about Wallingf ord's mysterious murder case. When Constable Austin was asked what was new in the case, a half smile illuminated his countenance as he replied, "Absolutely nothing; and we stand just where we did two days ago, with the exception that Henry Lincoln of North-ford, who disappeared about six weeks ago and whom it was thought might be the vic tim of this foul murder, has turned up all right. Now we must find another miss ing man. But," continued the constable, with a sly wink, "you just wait for a few davs until the excitement over the affair has somewhat quieted down and the murderer or murderers become less cautious, and then something bis will turn up. Coro ner Mix has the two small locks of hair which I found the other day near the scene of the finding of the box, but what he in tends to do with them I don't know, al though I suppose he will turn them over to Medical Examiner White for a microscopic examination, as they may have an important bearing on the case in question. The coroner did not take the piece of scalp with him as he did not consider it of enough impor tance so to do, but I shall have to buy a new siit of clothes soon if I find much more such stuff, on account of the scent it izives mv clothing." He. the constable, was called away and the crowd scattered to come together again on their favorite corner near the postoffiee, and talk over the fall crops for want of something more interesting. At the depot the reporter found Ticket Agent Tuttle busily engaged in stamping tickets, but not too much so to say a few words about the murder case. He still holds to the theory that the box was brought from Cheshire, and not from Wallingford or Yales-ville, andjby parties who knew the lay of the land in that vicinity. His theory may be of some importance. He is the only valuable witness the State is said yet to have secured, and his may not be theory but fact. When asked why he thought the parties did not put the box in the old copper mine near where the box was iound, he said : "Why didn't they? well I suppose they knew better. The copper mine is opened by parties from three to tour times a year, and tae parties wno murdered the man probably knew this and so did not put it there. I think," continued the ticket agent, "that some one will find another feox somewhere m that strip of woods containing the missing portions of the corpse and then the mystery will be cleared up. "The fact that both Coroner Mix, Detective Mo-Namara and Constable Austin are still hard at work on the case, leads many to believe they have some important clue which they are working np. Coroner Mix was asked last evening about the case, and stated that there were no new developments, but that Dr. White would finish his chemical examination of the dead man's stomach in a few days which may result in something in teresting. The coroner is constantly in re ceipt of letters from all parts of the country from friends of missing men asking for a description of the body and other particulars about it. AT SAVIN ROCK. A Big Illumination The Blneflsh Scarce Picnics. There will be a grand illumination at Savin Rock next Wednesday night. The fireworks display will be engineered by John D. Bradley of this city. The piscatorial art lovers at the Rock la ment the probability that this will be another poor year for catching the little bluefish. Mr. Henry Howe, the historian, and fam ily have taken a cottage at the shore for the rest of the season. The Sons of St. George of Middletown pic nicked at Savin Rock yesterday. EXCURSIONS. Caledonians To-Day A Large Mystic Island Party Crowds at Pawson Park Starln Excursions Sons or Veterans. The members of the Caledonian society of this city, and their many friends, go to High Rock grove to-day on their annual excursion The train will leave the Derby depot at 8:30 a. m. The committee of arrangements, consisting of Duncan McDonald, William Mof fatt. Robert Liddell and Peter Sterling, have arranged for some fine old Scottish games and divertisements, and the Scotsmen and their lady friends are likely to have a day of much enjoyment. The steamer .Elm Uity yesterday carried a large party to that popular summer resort near New London, aud known as Mystic Island. Among those who went to the island were Goddess of Liberty council JNo. a, Daughters of Liberty, and several veterans of the Twenty-sixth regiment, Connecticut Volunteers. The barge Jnno and the side-wheel steamer Magnolia carried large crowds to PawBon Park yesterday. Among them were tne Uood Templars of New Britain, five carloads of people from Middlefield add Durham, and Olive Branch council, Daughters of Liberty, of this city. The New Britain Baptist church and Sun day school and church parties from Portland and Middletown picnicked yesterday at Savin Rock. The New Britain party was carried to the West Haven station on a special train, and transported from there to Howes' pavil ion in ten horse cars. The Middletown and Portland parties were taken in special cars from the depot. One of the largest crowds of the season was at the ICocK yesterday. To-day the barge Juno will carry the Sons of Veterans and their mends to Pawson Park, where they will hold their annual picnic. The steamer John H. Starin, Captain Mc- Alister. will make another one of her pleas ant trips to Glen Island to-day, when it is expected a large party will go. REGIMENTAL REUNIONS. The Sixth Regiment at Bridgeport and First Cavalry at Meriden Yesterday-Companies I and B, First Heavy, at Torrlogton. The nineteenth annual reunion of the Sixth regiment, C. V. , was held at Bridge port yesterday. The comrades arrived at an early hour, and, according to programme, as sembled in Grand Army Hall, some 60 strong, at 10:30 a. m., for the business meet ing. After various matters of interest to the organization had been discnssed,the election of officers occurred, resulting as follows: President, Norman Provost, of Company D, Stamford; vice presidents A. James, of Company A; U. hi. Moore, of Company B; Captain Soder,'of Company C; D. Ferris, of Company I); A. Paul, of Company ii: J. W. Sperry, of Company F; James Whiteley, of Company U; K. ivost, of Bridgeport, Company H; E. H. Lyon, of Com pany I; Charles Pawling, of Com pany JL; surgeon, Dr. M. w. Kobinson: sec retary and treasurer, W. F. Smith, of New Haven: historian. C. a.. Caldwell: chaplain, C. T. Woodruff; sutler, Samuel Coley. At the conclusion of the business meeting the members went to Seaside Park and at one o'clock partook of a shore dinner served in the best ef style. - The seventeenth annual reunion of Companies I and B and the band of the First Connecticut Heavy artillery will be held at the Allen House, Torrington, Thursday, Sep tember 16, 1886. The business meeting will be held at 12 o'clock noon, and immediately after the adjournment of this mee ting the "dinner call" will be given. The annual reunion of the First Connecti cut cavalry was held at Meriden yesterday, seventy-five members of the association being present. In the morning a business meeting was held in Knights of Labor ball, at which Acting President Burnham, of Springfield, presided. After it had been de cided to bold tneir next reunion in wiiii- mantic on the third Wednesday in August, 1887. Offleers as follows were elected: Pres ident, J. D wight Willis, Willimantio; vice presidents, A. V. Burnham ijpringneld, JJr. H. H. Bishop Norwich, George Corey. Plain-ville: assistant secretary, Daniel S. Clark, aoutn winanam. A banquet wae served in the afternoon in Grand Army hall at whioh about 175 people were present. Speeches was made by Senator O. H. Piatt and others, while Charles H. Sawyer made the address of welcome. After the banquet the veterans returned to their homes, after having passed a vote of thanks to Meriden people for the generous way they were entertained oy tnem. The annual reunion of the Twenty-sixth regiment, C. V., took place at Mystic Island yesterday. -A number of veterans of this regiment went from this city on the steamer Elm City. They report a very enjoyable nine. That Terrible Drain Which scrofula has npon the system must be arrested and the blood must he purified or serious consequences will ensue. For purifying and vitalizing effects. Hood's Sarsana- rilla has been found superior to any other preparation. It expels every trace of imparity from the blood and bestows new life and vigor npon every function of the body, en abling it to entirely oveioome disease. . BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS. Improvements In Various Parts or the City Mr. Sullivan's Resolution delating to the City Enelneer's Department Defeated Other Resolutions Introduced and Passed. A special meeting of the Board of Public Works was held last evening, His Honor Mayor Holcomb in the chair. Members of the Board present were Messrs. Crawford, Whitney, Reilly, Staokpole, Gilbert and Sullivan. The committee to whom was referred needed repairs on Quinnipiac bridge reported that the fender pier needed repairing, also that the iron work under the bridge needed repainting. - The committee had previously been given power to have needed repairs made. ' Bids for a sewer in Broad street between Palmer and Cedar streets were opened as follows : P. Maher, $350 ; Anthony Carroll, $290; Matthew Kehoe, $284. The contract was awarded to Mr. Kehoe. Orders for curbs, sidewalks and relay of walks in various parts of the city, as ordered by the Court of Common Council, were referred to the clerk to notify parties in interest, and the city engineer to give lines and grades. Mr. Sullivan reported that with Engineer Hill he had examined the property corner of Hamilton and Walnut streets where M. Dillon had complained that the estate of B. Reilly should have 100 feet and found that they had only 96 feet. The mere stone seemed to be set wrong. Mr. Hill said that the better way to get over the difficulty was to have a new layout of Walnut street made. On motion it was voted to make a new layout of Walnut Btreet. The clerk was instructed to notify the West Haven and New Haven horse railroad company to pave between their tracks on Howard and Sylvan avenues before October 1st, 1886, in accordance with an order from the Court of Common Council. The order for a sewer in Shelton"street was laid on the table. It was voted to advertise for bids for a sewer in Grand avenue between Blatchley avenue and Poplar street and in Wallace street from Myrtle to Locust street, the bids to be opened at the next meeting. Mr. Sullivan moved to take from the table the resolution proposed by him last week which provides that all men employed in the road department in whatever capacity shall be engaged by the Board of Public Works and their salaries regulated by said Board and shall be discharged by Baid Board, except in cases of the superintendent of streets and the superintendent of parks. Another resolution provided that hereafter no committee of the Board ot fublic works or any man employed by said Board shall have power to make a contract with any per son or persons without the consent of a majority of said Board. After the resolutions were read Mr. Crawford said that as the resolutions affected the engineer's department more than any other he would like to hear what Engineer Hill had to sav on the subject. Engineer Hill said that, as it appeared to him, the resolutions were aimed directly at his department, as he had had the power to employ and discharge his assistants, tie said he thought the efficiency of his department depended upon the continuance of this system. Mr. Sullivan said he did not believe in delegating the power given the Board of Public Works to anybody. Neither the chief of police or fire department had the power to employ and discharge men at will and he did not believe in delegating such power to the city engineer. He said he did not desire to curtail Mr. Hill, but he thought when he discharged or hired any men he should report the same to this Board tor their approval, and this Board should fix the salaries of such men as were hired and not the engineer. Mr. Crawford said that he thought the resolutions were entirely uncalled for. If any charges were made against the city engineer he would stand as ready as anyone to have the matter investigated, bnt, so far as he knew, no such charges had been made. In conclusion Mr. Crawford moved that the resolutions be indefinitely postponed. Mr. Whitney seconded the motion. The Mayor put the question, and there was a tie vote. His Honor then said that he should dissolve the tie by voting to indefinitely postpone. He said if there were any heads of departments that were not qualified for their positions, then they should be discharged at once. Mr. Sullivan introduced another resolution providing that the superintendent of streets and the superintendent of parks shall pay all men in their employ at the supply house and the State House. Also that it shall be the duty of said superintendents to keep a weekly pay roll on which the names and residences of all persons working in their respective departments shall appear, and also the time and amount due. Said pay roll or a certified copy of it shall be returned to the Board of Pnblic Works at their first meeting preceding the first Thursday of each month; except in Fair Haven, where the men employed shall be paid at their headquarters The resolutions were passed and the Board adjourned. Do They Sell Bogus Butter. Late yesterday afternoon Grocer Martin Schwaner, 161 Grand street; John Guyer, 149 Congress avenue; Michael Phalen, 171 Congress avenue, were ' arrested for selling oleomargarine on complaint of Commissioner Tatem. Schwaner refused to sell Mr. Tatem any bogus butter. FAIR HAVEN. Death or M. Kleiner's Little Son -A Flshine: Party Another Sharpie Race Imminent. Mr. Levi S. Rowe and family, of Prospect street, have arrived home from Morristown, N. J. Israel, the infant son of Mr. Kleiner, the dry goods merchant, died Tuesday night of pneumonia croup, aged fourteen months. The funeral will take place to-day. There is quite an active interest taken in the project of getting up another sharpie race at Savin Rock, by the local boatmen. The race held at the Rock August 5 at the Grand Army picnic was not entirely satisfactory to the owners of some of Fair Haven's flyers on account ef the lightness of the wind and the fact of each boat being limited to a certain amount of canvas proportionate to the capacity of the boat. Savin Rock parties, it is said, are anxious to have another race sailed off that resort and will probably raise a purse. Fred. Rowe, Will. Horton and other well known boatmen are taking much interest in the scheme, and it seems likely that some half a dozen of the boys will enter the race if a purse is raised. It is understood that each boat entering will be allowed to carry as much sail as it can possibly stand up under and the race if it comes off will be highly exciting. Rev. AH Vibbert has returned from his vacation trip considerably rested . It will probably be ail of two months before the double tracks from Fair Haven to the city can be laid on account of the Grand avenue sewer. Work will soon be begun on both ends of the Fair Haven branch of the road and the rails laid towards the center. Mrs. G. A. Clark will soon pay a visit to Miss Atwater in Suffield. Clifford Hoyt is talking of taking out a fishing party on his steamer, the C.W. Hoyt, the latter end of the week. Harry Brainerd, of New York, has been spending two weeks with Mr. Giles W. Clark, of South Quinnipiac street. . Before Golne To camp Smith Visit Mendel fc Freedman'sf TT Chapel Street, Headquarters for gents' furnishings. Largest assortment of flannel shirts in the city. Note vi' 1 j rw . ... ., our prices: wmtenaunei snirts' owe. (jtrey flannel shirts 69c. Blue flannel shirts 69c. Fine all wool flannel shirts sold elsewhere for $1.50, our price 98c. All the new styles best 4 piy linen collars at la l-Zc. Fine 4 ply linen rtiffs 12 l-2c a pair. White gloves 8c. Good summer wrappers, former price 29c, reduced to 12 l-2c. Go to Mendel & Freedman's, 772 Chapel street. For bargains go to Mendel & Freedman's, 772 Chapel street. Go to Bicycle Supply Co., 32 Front street, for all kinds of bicycle repairs. Headache, costiveness. and piles are thor oughly cured by a judicious use of Ayer's iliis. Bicycle Supply Co., a Front street, agents for the oelebrated Royal Mail bicycles. First Class Dinners Reasonable price. City Hall Dining Rooms Church street cor. Court, A citizen, speaking of the Compound Quinine Plaster, said: "The best, the most rapid in effect of any plaster Fve ever tried." je21 eod First Class Dinners Reasonable price. City Hall Dining Rooms Church cor. Court. jy!3 tf thy rrs If you want a first-class article at a low figure. We are furnishinz the best quality of goods lower than the same quality is sold for elsewhere. Inferior goods are unsatisfactory at any price. Salmon Steak In Can. The most delicious Canned Salmon we have ever been able to offer. New season catch, 1886. Wo guarantee it to please. Only 18c can. Other grades at lower figures. Pure Creamery Butler nnli !" ner TKmnd. 414 pounds for SI. A hftrp-ain on present butter market. Jliverywung in meauj, nuiio ouu v egetauies. I,, t. LAW & CO., Meats, Groceries and Provisions. 68 and 265 Wooster Street. tasr-TSLEPHOHE CONNECTION. ii-il Sals OF- MILLINERY! -AT- R, BALLERSTEIN & CO.'S, 841-843 CHAPEL STREET. We shall inaugurate to-day a grand clearing-out sale of $25,000 worth of new and desirable Millinery Goods at prices which can not fail to accomplish this object. All our Hll tn Hats at Cost. Rough and Ready Hats. Desirable shapes at 20c each. Cliildt en's School Hats, All trimmed, at 19c each. Trimmed Hats and Bonnets At less than cost of material. Ostrich Tips and Plumes At Hair Their Value. FRENCH FLOWERS At 25c to 42c, which cost $13 and $15 to Import. TRIMMING LACES At less than manufacturers' prices. RIBBONS ! RIBBONS! RIBBONS ! The. largest stock in the city. We sell them at retail lower than manufacturers' prices. Ladies should avail themselves of the opportunity to secure a bargain in one or every department of the largest millinery estab lishment in New England. R. BALLERSTEIN & CO, 841-843 CHAPEL STREET. je26 Restated The Mest Successful Prepared Pood ForNew-Born Infants, It may be used with confidence, when the mother is unable to nurse tne cnim, as a saie ana natural substitute for motner s mutt. The BEST FOOD to fee used In connection with Partial Nursins. No other food answers so perfectly in such cases. It causes no disturbance of digestion and will be relished by the child. A Sure Preventire and Cure for Cholera Infantum. By the use of this prodigested and easily assimilated Food fatal results in this dreaded disease can be surely prevented. A Perfect Nutrient for Invalids In either Chronic or Acute Cases. Hundreds of physicians testify to its great value. It will be retained when even lime water and milk is rejected by the stomach. In dyspepsia, and in all wasting diseases it has proved the most nutri tious and palatable, and at the same time the most economical of Foods. For an infant may be made ISO Meals for $1.00. Sold by IhnggiBts 25c, 50c, $1.00. tWA valuable pamphlet entitled "Medical Opinions on the Nutrition of Infants and Invalids" sent free on application. Wells, Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vt. jel0d&w3m THE PEOPLE'S STORE OFFER FOR SALE 125 Barrels Elbcron Flour at $6.00 Per Barrel. 85c buys a bag of Elberon Flour. OUR SALES on the Elberon Flour are increasing very rapidly, and they ought to, for the simple reason that there is no Flour in New Haven as good, n every particular, as THE ELBERON. Bread made from the Elberon does not dry up like bread made from other brands of Flour; but quite to the contrary, it remains MOIST. 1,200 Pounds Java Coffee Sold In July. Price, 24 cents per pound. It. xv. MILLS, - 382 State Street. You can SAVE MONEY by buying of us. We have the largest stock in the State of DIAMONDS, FINK WATCHES, JEW SILVER-WARE !KS, BRONZES, ERA- GLASSES, ACLES, EYE-GLASSES A visit incurs NO obligatV to buy. FURNITURE -FOR Parties wishing anything In the line or Furniture for Sum. mer Cottages will to well to give us a call and see what low prices we are offering goods at. THE BOWDITCH & PRUDDEN CO., TA-Tft Oranye Slreel. V .rf4:jKf ra. frisssfb UNur.nittrt.KS IOI2&IOI-4- CHAPEL. ST, OPPOSITE YALE COLLEGE C10S ITU, Sim Cottaps pjejcial Helices. X- MOPPATT, Sole agent hi Connecticut for A. Q. Spalding & er is Fishing Tackle, Rods, Lines, Hooks, etc. now prepared to supply the trade witn a rail Ball Clubs should m end their orders direct to 495, 497, 499 and 301 STATE STREET. Paper Bag and Envelope Manufacturer, Printer and Bookbinder. SEASONABLE GOODS. YACHTING, CAMPING, EXCURSION AND PICNIC PARTIES Can And with us a meat complete assortment of suitable supplies and at popular prices, among which are: Richardson & Bobbins' Boned Turkey 50 cents per can. Boned Chicken 50 cents per can. Lunch Ham 30 cents per can. Lunch Tongue 35 cents per can. Armour's Potted Bam, 10 and 15 cents per can. Potted Tongue, 10 and 15 cents per can. Corned Beef (the best), a lb cans 25 cents per can. Fairbanks' Corned Beef 15 cents per can. Lamb's Tongue in glasses 45 cents. Dunbar's Shrimp, the best packed ill the country, 35 cents per can. Best Canned Salmon 15 cents per can. Best Sardines, Js, 28 cents per box. Best Sardines, Js, 18 cents per box. American Sardines, is, 10 cents a box. Best Brands of Cigars at Wholesale. BOSTON GROCERY STORE. 9IO CHAPEL STREET. N. A. FULLERTON, BB ranch Store 448 Main Street, Bridgeport. Telephone, THROUGH TUB MAIL ! or in the mountains ordering Shoes by mail cannot be too particular and diffuse orders. Itemize all the points re- iquired ; high or low heels, the shape of toe, thickness, and thv3 use tended. The cost of sending Shoes to any postoffiee from 15 to 30 cents, with 10 cents additional if registered ; but the danger of miscar riage is slight, and registration unusual. Lawn Tennis and Yachting Shoes from $1.25 to $5, in two or three styles of toe and cut, and a large vane variety of Walking Shoes in stock. WALLACE I. HN OPTICAL GOODS. We carry a complete line of ujectacles ani M Glasses In Gold, steel, Rubber and frameless goods. Repairing Done at Short Notice. Physicians' PrescrinMons Filled. Monson do Son 796 Oliapel St. Blackboard Liquid Is the BEST as well as the CHEAPEST prepara tion in the market for making or re- -newing Blackboards. Manufactured only by BOOTH & LAW, VARNISH MANUFACTURERS AND PAINT DEALERS, Corner Water and Olive Streets PEACHBLOW VASES From the same factory that made the celebrated Morgan Vase. The real article. Oil Stoves. We seem to have the best Oil Stove, if we can believe what everyone tells us. Do not fail to see them before purchasing. Fruit Jars. Rubbers for all jars now made. Jelly Tumblers, Wire Dish Covers, &c. DINNER AND TEA SETS In Decorated and White, and will not be undersold. House Furnishing Goods of ev ery description. Wooden and Tin Ware, Lamps, Cutlery. Silver Ware, etc. Thn Sun Lamp, for stores and hotels, at bet ter prices man ever.- (jail ana see cne liime won-der' Lamp. Goods delivered in all parts of the cuy, ROBINSON, 90 Church Street, near Chapel. Close at 6:30 p. m. durineJuly and August, ex-cept Saturday and Monday. ' Spencer fiLMatfhewa, OILS, OHEMIOAXS. State Street 243 HrW HAVEN. CT. THE JEWELER of 38 and 40 Charch Street, Has a branch at Howes' Restaui ant, Suvin B Jck where orders for any kind ot work will hwa prompt attention.. ... ea. J. H. G. f ) D fcc ' N pjecial Motites. Brother's Base Ball Goods. Wholesale deal Lawn Tennis and Athletic Goods. We are line ot Spalding's tsase uaus, uats, etc. .Base us for their Base Ball supplies. I Ox Tongue. I Two-pound can 65 cents per can. I Pickles. I C. & B. Gerkins, quarts, 50 cents. 1C. & B. Gerkins, pints, 30 cents. C. & B. Mixed Pickles. Dints. 30 cents. C. & B . Mixed Fiokles. quarts, 50 cents. C. & B. Chow Chow, quarts, 50 cents. C. & B. Chow Chow, pints, 30 cents. C. & B. Picallilli, pints, 30 cents. C. & B. Picallilli, quarts, 50 cents. Canned Fruits. Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Raspberries, Pineapple! Grapes, etc., etc. Hncklns' Soups. Beef, Ox Tail, Chicken and Mock Turtle. Best Brands of Cigars at Wholesale. Our customers at the seashore when sending their width of sole and its for which they are in Ladies' and Children's in the United States is Oloui CARPETS CURTAINS, Lambrequins AND OIL CLOTHS. H.W. FOSTER & CO. 48 ORANGE ST. MEDOC E.E.HAU&SON NEW HAVEN iWsssssstsi CALIFORNIA (o QnfV, LARET, "Medoc"4 j.OU p-1 3 I of our own bottling, guaranteed absolutely pure and much superior for general Table use than ordinary grades of French Wines. Our "Medoc" has stood the test of the past five seasons, each year showing an increased consumption. Samples shown with pleasure or sent upon request to customers living at a distance. We make discounts for quantities or where labeling or casing is not required. In stock, younger California Clarets at much lower prices, also Hocks or White Wines. E. E. HALL. & SON, (Established 1842.) New Haven, Conn. Extraordinary Inducements In FINE STRAW GOODS, FEATHERS AND FLOWERS. Large Assortment of Latest Nov elties In FANCY FEATHER', WINOS, BIRDS, ETC. Suitable for Seaside or Mountain Hats. M. E. J. BYRNES, jell ft Orange Street. Palladium Building. Slier Millinery special aiczs. n R Y Rflflfl ! We Cater to No Particular Class. 1 CARPETS Ultl bUUUd but Welcome All and Provide for AIL nri-10 BDLTDN& AUGUST BARGAIN SALE Read Our Announcement THIS TIME IT IS Mil In Remnants and Dress Lengths, MARKED AT 20 TO 50 PER CENT. LESS THAN FORMER PRICES, AND ARRANGED ON OUR Opposite Temple Old Probabilities tells coming this way. It may nouncement reaches you, but don't allow it to prevent you visiting the lated establishment in town and securing some of the Greatest IN COLORED AND BLACK SILKS, PLAIN AND FANCY DRESS FABRICS EVER SHOWN IN THIS CITY. This is no fairy tale, but a plain, honest statement of facts. These goods are, every yard of them a bargain, and it is every resident of this this city, pay us a visit and pass judgment on these UNRIVALLED BARGAINS. AT THE SAME TIME TAKE A LOOK AT OUR STOCK OF BLANKETS. We haven't said much about Blankets (that is in the way of advertisements), the reason, because we were selling as many as we could conveniently handle, and every one who wanted Blankets naturally came to us as being the headquarters for these goods. The advance In the price of wool has not caused us to advance prices of stock on hand, and those who come now will have the same advantages as those who bought early in the season. Our store closes at noon on A VISIT TO OUR Carpet, Upholstery, Crockery and House Furnishing Departm's On second floor will amply repay you. otjh SHOE AND CLOTHING DEPARTMENT For several years has been owned by George Isaacs, under an arrangement entirely satisfactory to both of us. Mr. Isaacs intending- to remove to his new store in Ifew York ofTers to the public for the next TEJV .DAYS his entire stock at A GREAT SACRIFICE ! as he is determined not to take a suit of clothing or a pair of shoes away if CHEAPNESS or LOW PRICES will effect a sale. All goods MUST BE SOLD or REMOVED before September 1st. After September 1st we will assume control of the department, and business will will proceed as usual. BOLTON 15 PER CENT. OFF FOR READY CASH To make room for Fall and Winter Stock I will make up all my Spring and Summer Fancy Suit ings. Trouserings and Testings at a discount of 15 per cent, for cash on delivery. Please call early and secure line garments at low prices, . MERCHANT TAILOR, 36 Center Street. THE NEW RAPID BICYCLES Are acknowledged THE BEST. Call and examine them. We also have some BARGAINS in second hand machines. FULL. LINE OF SUNDRIES. WILLIAM M. FRISBIE & CO., aulS 6m 85 Admiral Street. LAWN TENNIS RACKETS. OLYMPIC AND VICTOR LATEST AND BEST. Frames finely Dolished. Strings covered with patent proof preparation, which prevents injury when used in damp grass. Buy direct from factory. Best discount to clubs. Rackets made to order. Old Rackets restrung. w. t. SBliFAK"! 8U water street. $2.30. -a.T $0.00. 762 Cliapel street You can sret morn fine Photos for the same money than at any other First-class gallery in the city Only SQ.OO and $0.00 Per dozen for Cabinets and Sl.OO, 81.SO and $12.00 per dozen for Cards. All photos made by the new LIGHTNING! PROCESS a"d SATIN FINISHED on imported goods. A proof shown when the sitting is made and no charge made unless satisfied. t?Funeral Flowers photographed at snort notice. IE very body Invited. gpzctel Holies. NEELY'S A DECIDED SUCCESS. for the Sepond Week. THIRD CENTER COUNTER, Street Entrance. us of another hot wave be here before the an coolest and best venti Bargains our earnest wish that city, and every visitor to Fridays During this month. & NEELY. SECURITY INSURANCE CO., OF NEW HAVEN. NO. 2 LYON BUILDING, 769 CHAPEL STREET CASH CAPITAL. $300,000 DIRECTORS: Chas. S. Leete, Thos. R. Trowbridge, J. A. Bishop Dan'l Trowbridge, A. C. Wilcox, J. M. Mason J as. D Dewell, Cornelius Pierponr, Wm. R. Tyler. CHAS. S. LEETE, President. JAMES D. DEWELL Vice President H. MASON, Secretary. GEO. E. NETTLETON, Assistant Secretary oclSeod NOTICE OF REMOVAL ! fJlHE undersigned begs leave to inform his many friends and the public generally that he has re moved bis ware rooms from 114 Orange street to the commodious premises at - 119 Orange Street, opposite, Where he will be pleased to aUendlto the wants of his many patrons. THEODORE KELLER, UNDERTAKER. ttinr Bargains. For the Next Thirty Days WE SHALL CLOSE OUT OUR SUMMER STOCK At a great redaction from former prices in order to make room for Fall goods, Buttons, Gloves, Hosiery and Trimmings, all at a GREAT DISCOUNT! HENRY PLUMB'S, 836 Chapel Street. LOST. A RED RUSSIA LEATHER POCKETBOOK containing a sum of money. A liberal reward will be paid upon its return to aullit THIS OFFICE. GOODS . .v;1-,.-JS!i-.Hl3i-'S

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