Fall River Globe from Fall River, Massachusetts on March 17, 1898 · 6
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Fall River Globe from Fall River, Massachusetts · 6

Fall River, Massachusetts
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Thursday, March 17, 1898
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6 THE DAILY GLOBE THURSDAY MARCH 17 1898 SCHEDULE ADOPTED New England Ball League ! ' ' Holds Its Meeting Three Umpires Selected for the Coming Season All the Magnates Pleased — Changes in Rules The New Knsland League of I'rofes- rknal Ilafeball elub:i hell its schedule niectirp at the QulHcy Houe Boston ytsu-iday' uml transacted Ha busn-ss sp-idiiy and hai nim!ousiy President ilumane was hi the hair and J C Muie acted a se-cntary The ttubt ami li-'- d-le tjatp?: 'UnukUm — I'rtsid'-nt lloraro A Ktlth vice pH-Fidvnt W It Foster treasurer Frank h Packard munafc-r Walt'-r W liurnham Fall Pivtr— Vi' t- i-re-si-le-nt Jeffrey K Sullivan Fee rrtai y 1 K K iKn NfWfMjrt — Manager M J Ifeti Pawtucket — Pr i! nt Miilm-I J Moy New Ilcilforrl — President Clarence A Cok nretary Flank It Pea?- m 1 n-aR'T Janets K 'anavan Taunton — Piesicient 1C- Q Prejbrey manager J W I!utn The atsi ikc ef President t'harl-s A Marsten of the Fall Kiver club was marked that j rtl man l lnr unable to h preKt-nt ii aifnunt i f il!n? Ne w i rt sent n'ne t its oiriicts hut it Inte-rots were ally eared fur by 'Mr Finn manager of the lut Clarence A 'k fr 111- eeirnmitte-e on l 'evolution made his report The following are the iniortunt cIihiws: 8e It — A rain guarantee of $Y h ill he raid the vir!tlnn tduti whemv r the playing ef -a r gularly st h'-duled irame Is r-re vrtcel by rain This means that tin- rain guarantee Will be paid in all ca-t- Hec 14 art 7— If any c hampionf-hlp pinif for ary t un should I f postponed or not played It must be played off In addition to th regular came the first time aft- r July 4 the clubs are scdvdul d to play in the city in whieh paid postponed tram" was to have Wen played unless an open date in agreed upon for'pueh gatre M-ssr' John T Hunt of )n y vilK It I Toby Lyons of pnt- n ami Patrick A Pettee of Natick v re appoint-d umpire and Mi-s-rn Wi'lam H llanleyj f KamloH'h ami Jhn K Mur-I'hy of New l!edf"fd alternate The unipiies will lie h heduletl by the secretary f"r the entire season The schedule as reported by the nch'eduie commit t'- was adapted witli-out change nnd M-frs Finn a:d I'urnham were tndeinl a vot" of tharks for th succss of tl:eir arduous labors in this direct!' n Manager Uumh'm took occ asion to pay an !- fluent yiibute to the plt-ndd work done by his brth-r nianatrer Mr Finn In that connect'' n and the Newport manager 1 liif-Hmsly ac-knowb ilei d tho marly tributs liccfowed upon him Vot s r f thanks were- nlu a'-cortb-d to President Cla retire A ok and to Secretary Mors-'' for their services In connect! -n with the n vii n of the constitution It 'was vot' d to ratify the aetb-n of the National leairu" r wardiriK rowdy ball player? and tho pr t-i b nt w-s i-m-powc re l to iipioint a board of dis- i- line of three- gentlemen not corno :-d j with the Ieaii- ia any way to w h"i:-! Complaints shall h r-ft rr d for action I Til- schedule as a'b ptod mak- s ro h wrlfia consist r f pm' s 11 at homo j iiirl II abroad Brockton s-' ts !' Situ-! days nt hopie S abroad Newport — II: i Fall Plvr 1 — l-t Nw p-dford 11 j l'ltu"kit P)-P: Taunton v—0 The sason will ol -n SatHrlay A pi II 30 with Taunton at Pawtu k t X w ISodford at llr kt n N- wport at Fall Itlvor Fall Kiver opens t!v N'-vp-rt grounds May 2 Proc kton opens the Now Ptdford grounds that day and I'awtU' ket op in the Taunton grounds Among those pr-sent at the meeting Were: Manager Arthur A Irwin of the Toronto club Manig-r tJeirgo F Nic hols of the Mt Washington of i:c-r-tt I'mplrea Connolly Hunt Lyons nnd Hanli y P K P tt e of Natick Harney Sugartnnn tb'orgo T"m y — one of Taunton's most ardent rooters — Pitcher James K Sullivan of the H-ston dub Pitcher Harry Dolan of th" Spring- fields "Puck- Sullivan Manager Mur- ray c f Provi b r e C irge 1 Moore Catcher Iturrlll of the Syracus- duo J'itcher IM li'wl James H Walsh William II Long Jhn' Irwin and "Dave" PL -Kelt of th- N wports The s hedule a bp'ed is as f l!vs: At Fall Kiv r— Taunt-n May II n 27 Jun- 'J 13 July 1' M Aug 1" 2' :: Sept 5 (p m ): Pawtuckft May 6 1 " June 1 Z' July 9 V 2 Aug 12 27 New pedf'rd May P 19 3-t (p m) June 11 July 1 4 la m) Aug 1 C Sept 1: Ne-vprt Afrll 3') May Jun- 8 2" no July 14 2" Aug II 25 Preckt-n May 3 !! 21 June 4 1 1 2 July 1 27 Aug U Sept 1 At New H-dford— Taunton" May I C" June 1 II 2 2"'2'l July 23 Aug 12 17 Sept ?: Pawtiuket Mav t 12 21 Jim- 2 27 July 11 21 Aug 5 In 2H 31: Fall Hiver May z') (a rn June 7 ix July 4 p n1 It 22 3a Aug 22 Sept s Newport May 5 13 2S Jun" fi 22 July 9 IS Aur 2 'J 20 2"i Hro ktn May 2 7 1 Jun- ! 2:: July 13 23 Aug I t 23 Sept 3 (p m) At Taunton— Paw tuc ket May 2 21 20 p m) June 4 22 July 1 Is 26 Aug 9 23 Sett 10: Fall Hiver May 7 is 2C Jun-' 13 21 July 11 21 Aug 3 13 5 pt 7: New Hed fold May II 24 June 3 11 21 July 2 IS 2 Aug I'l 27 Sept 2: Newport Mav 4 1 :' a m) June 101S July 13 22 27 Aug 6 1: Sept 5 -fa m): Proekton May 3 13 21 June II 27 July 4 (a m ) 7 20 Aug 2 16 to At Pawtucket— Taunton April Co May 10 17 June s 2 July S 14 25 Aug 4 2' 22: Fall Hiver May 5 28 June 1 13 July 0 16iAi:g 2 1 24 Sept 2 3 (a m) New Hdford May 3 11 20 June 1 30 July l'J 27 Aug S 11 30 Sept 7 Newport May 1 24 June 11 13 21 July 2 4 ta m 2: Aug Sept 1 3: Proekton May 11 2i 30 (a m) June 7 21 23 July 12 22 rb-'Aug 17 23 At Newport— Taunton May 3 0 June 2 7 July 6 13 l: ::i) Aug s 24 Sept 5 Pawtucket May 7 16 27 June 9 14 23 July p m) 7" Aug 1 13 S pt 5 (p m : Fall Kiver May 2 12 21 30 (a m) June 21 29 July S 26 Aug 3 (p m) 17 30 New Hedford May 6 17 20 June 4 13 2 July 12 21 Aug 3 a m) 13 Sept 10 Proekton May 10 20 23 30 (p m) June 20 July 1 2S Aug 6 12 22 Sept 2 At Proekton— Taunton May 6 12 2 June 13 30 July 4 (p in) 9 Aug 1 ll-f 26 sept- i cawtucKet itay 9 June 3 6 IS 21 July 13 21 Aug 6 15 Sept 8 Fall Hiver May 4 17 June 2 10 22 July 2 13 23 Aug 8 20 Sept 3 New Hedford April 3' May 27 Jun R 13 24 July 6 14 26 Aug 4 24 Sept 3 (a m) Newport May 142330 (p m June 16 July 11 16 23Aug 10 27 SI Sept 7 SHORE NOTES Schooner Jose Crowley Decker sailed yesterday -for CJrenport - Schooner Sandy Hook has cleared for Fisher's Island Barge Muncy has finished discharging coal for Pardee & Young Barges Taunton and Albatrosa are Ned up at Hodman's wharf SUPERIOR COURT CUIl Cu( Ifrarl Tmtrnlajr at the Sm1oo In Taunton The Jury In the cane Pardon P Case of Taunton v James McMahon returned a verdict for the defendant The cne of Thusa It Itowen vs Cyrus T Talbot et ala is a PMghton case In which the contention Is that the plaintifT had an interest In a piece of land which w to be transferred as to Its tenant Thre were certain straw Ltrry plants upon the land and they were plowed up tho plaintiff claiming damages for the loss of the plants The evidence In the case was heard nnd the jury was sent t its room while the attorneys MtMir Hall nnd Paker argued a motion for Uklng the case away from the pan-1 After hearing the arguments Judge FKinden called In the Jury and ordered a verdict for the cb-fendants XV 11 Palrcr for the plaintiff Tnnftt fz Hall for the defendants It Is iindertoocl the case may go to the furreme court When the shrt list was called the' rro of J' nni" V Gaston of Taunton vs j Thornas F ravnriuch and others was i rportl to have bocn settb-d and was narked o" tho list Pennett Hall for tho p!rln"lfr: Taclison Flade & IbT-I n for the rtf fop dart The rii- of Ann K H'Ttrn vs N" V N Ft nrd H Pallrond mmpnny was opened William fi rcrfanfl appear-e for the pbilntlfT and P'-nnett A- Hall for he (b-fndant rompany Th writ n dated Aug 11 1P7 the notion of frt nod th- ad (hmniim " -cr- The plnintl's declaration nlleg-i tht thf I'il'itlfT vas a passeni-er Mirrh IV I'tT rn n train b-qvlng At- !'lnr" for Taurt'n and while trvlnrr o alight from the train nt Norton Fnrnnc t-a thrown to the platform hv th sudden starting of the train shoiitder h'-ny broken nnd other In juries being Inflicted On trial In order: Wli bur pc tr vs City of Taunton -r4 — Marter petr vs City of Taunton "il — T'rnienti v Hiyes et nls :-i n ii v TrnvK not 477-White pr pro ami vs New Port ford Cotton Waste corn c-t al rl7r— The poton Auction company V" Pease et al r-Irn'inr nor pro ami vs Taun-trn street PaiHvav company -71 — Wilcox vs Cnrr iOIA— ClnrV vs P1V riviif)t1py vs fovdon ri-J Oel-llrg vs North At'eorr PJ--Tevis asolero'o vs FHiott — Anderson vs Hazzan- V!ole fartllein S Hrown fi- Co 19e and 4V bunch NEW SET OF COLORS rrcientrl to Itolx-rt Fminet Sorlcty by thr Iadlea A uxllary The pobert Kmmets were presented a new set of colors last night by th memln is of their Irdies auxiliary The I presentation was the occasion of n largo I gathering of m-ni! ers of both organiza tion nnd a very enjoyable ses!on Th colors were purchased by the anslliary and are nmong th- finest of the kind In the city Th y consist of n green flag very ' I'r'ttily decorated and a star and stripe !nh no- of silk nnd wi re j mad In Cincinnati by one of the load- lnt houses of the country The green! tliT Is fringed with gold and on ono si'b Is a large oil painting of Hubert ''inmi t nnd in n c ircle nlmut If r lh ! words "When My Country Shall ILiv I Taken lb r PJaeo Among the Nations I of the TMtth Th'n nnd Not 1'rtil Then ! Tet My Kpitaph IV- Written in tb lower io ner nro tb'1 words: "Present'd by the Ladies' Auxiliary" Peneath i the picture of Fmrnet is the name of tho society f n the th r tor" "Jiistloo to Inland" si is a pi ' Ann ri'-an iip t regulation size ano on "n" siip- is ine name of tn- so- cietv They are loth very b-autiful The pi csenta t Ion speec h was mail by Mis Mary Nucrt president of the auxiliarv and Thomas K Shea president of the sreiety ncccptoi (n a short speech Following th remarks a ris- Ine vote if thnnV wis tin! rcil the 'auxiliarv In civinir the vote short ml- dress s complimentary to the auxiliary and the society were made bv Michael Nog nt J F Seymour and Fugene Soiijvan Th" ' programme of entertainment Included piano son by Mi Maggie Tug-can: soncs bv Mi-os Mamie Nugent flnnle Nugent Messrs power" and O ptlen Ciillen Sevmour Kennedy and Co-x: Mrs Sarah Nugent nnd Mrs K'll-coyn" nnd n violin solo bv William A Tracv Music wns furnished by Foley 7-ina's orcheotra and lunch wns by Caterer Murphy and V served DANGER FROM DERELICTS Two Coal Schocinr4 lUrc Narrow Frj from -riou Co! II Ion The Taunton three-master Jsu- 11 Hurt Captain Hurt otn- of the latest J arrivals In iort narrowly escaped col li) I llding with a derelict on the night of II (March 'J The Hurt was on lor way "''from Norfolk to Provlde-noo Shortly bfore midnight when three- miles IOSH duoe the wages of highway lalrers to of Winter Quarter lightship a shad- Li cents per hour and at the ad-owy hulk loomed up in the darkn ss journed town meeting which will be dead ahead 1 called it is more than probable that It was so c !( aboard that everybody -t tlis question w ill form on" of the ar-expected a collision Captain Hurt or- tides in the warrant says the Taun-d--red the wheel put hard over nnd th' pn Herald qui'-kn -ss with which the order was Sinc e the action of the meeting there given and obeyed alone save-l th- has been no end to the talk In town re-schooner from a collision which would garding wages nnd the men who en- have pronaply lesuite'l in n latanty With only a bngth separating her from the derelict the schooner prompt- ly answered her helm and swung clear As she paed the abandom-d wreck Captain Hurt made it out to be quite a large vessel w ith only on- mast stand- iig She was waterlogged and Ii-n decks were Just awash j Floating aimlessly about in the track of coastwise vs-o Is ns she Is she is a menace to life and prop-rty I Hc'ioonor I'mma F Angell Captain Tripp Just arrived r poits that n March 2 while outward bound from i tarrfl have carried but small loads nnd this port fir Norfolk she narrowly is- nt 4f then- It is said and they (apl running in'o a derelb t The th0jphi it was time somebody was re-night was dark The schooner was L'o huked mties soutneasi i ninnecocK nnn iorg- i Ing ahead rapidly The mate was on' ' k at the time Suddenly he heard pounding cloe by on loiking over th? rail and a swashing the lee side he was npp and HI d to see the side of a vessel plunging In i the water not 20 feet away from th1 schooner It was a close shave for the Angell but "she edged by without striking the derelict which would have i!t her to the bottom had she been going a fraction of a jM-int more to the !-! nniU I'-" i pti"- mate obtained vt the der-lict It np-Ieared to be the side of a large vessel planking sjde up TTi-on I n r-Hm rtin Ihit 1 FIRST TAUTOG OF THE SEASON The first tautog of the season was caught off the dock of th Pomham Coal company Hiverslde Monday afternoon by Mrs Minnie Smith wife if Hobc-rt Smith of that village Mrs Smith was fishing off the head of the dock for Hat fish which have been biting very lively for several days when she felt a harder pull at her line than Is usual for a Hat fish She pulled In her line and was very much surprised to find a large-sized w hite-chlnned tautog on her hook The fish welgherd six pounds and two ounces and Is said to be the earliest ever caught In that vk-lnlly These fish usually begin to run about the middle of April and the run reaches its height about Decoration day Paine's Celery Compound is the Best Spring Medicine In IThe World It makes the weak strong Vc have it J T TOUHEY Cor North "lain and Central Streets ENGLISH MILL NEWS A (ialhereil from the ( oluiiini of Cotton Factory Time ford Masichus -t's have made an up - irm peal for pecuniary aid from the Ian-hcricashire cotton operatlxcs to assist them lr II Ir -- liwf 1A rr i i ii ' ' v ii it'll u' r J a lilt V "I 1-- ol k K'li ' Ki'ij 1 inirr J I II'UPMI LIIC 1 1 peal has been made to the various trades unions for some weeks past we have not jet heard any action having been taken in voting funds Much Is said about International federation of the workers but when It comes to providing th" sinews of war in times of htrlkes and bn kouts there is a coolness pervading the actions of trade unionists who ate fully cmplod and earning good wages ' that bodes 111 for arty chancf of federation1 on International lines becoming an accomplished fact The wage earning classes In Iincashlre are no worse than their brethren in other countries ns to the Indifference displayed toward each other's welfare We didn't hear of the American cotton operatives sending pecuniary support to the Lancashire operatives during their 2') week's lock out In ls'2-3 and no doubt It is owing to the remembrance of this circumstance that the Ianca-shire opernitvts are in no hurry in deciding what to do with Jhe appeal which has been made to theiii by the American operatives Wiight Wood formerly secretary of the Ashton-l'n-b r-Lyne Operative Splnnei-s' S" i'-ty db d Friday Feb 2T ' Hi' was 02 years of age and had been secretary more than years resigning some months ago on acc ount of poor health j Samuel Cook who has been employed at J Leach v Son s mill sialy ti Idg for l:l years 2'J years us it spinning nun-t-r has resigned The operatives recently pres tiled him an Illuminated address and his wife a silve r tu set For sev-i:il months now there hav been hanges at Slackcote mills D lpti but now ill-- stut merit is issued that Sarnul Firth of Fisher Firth V- Co Cellars fliu:h Matsbn Is to take charge Th" tirm of It Kyi'm & Soiu who have up to now run Slackcote have had a remarkable history Th f under of th" til m the lat" Kob-t t Hy-: nun was originally a hand loom waver Starting manufacturing in a small ! way he piospirvd until i v th" place-Is the largest in Saddleworth and th" family are now probably the most extensive land own 'is Cp to the passing of th- M Kinb y tariff In lvs the !irm did an cxt nslve high c lass shawl busl-nes That tariff however almost completely stopped the trade in their particular branch and since then the tlrni has tried first low class shawls then la-di's' drss goods and heavy woolens None of these have S'-epied to tak" and for many months the mills have "been" on sh"t"t time : Paul Townsend power loom ov-r- looker at th" iohe mills Hollinwood 'has res gned The op-rativcs pres n'-d him a meerschaum pipe tobacco pou h and silver match box Mr Townsend has g tie to the Fals-n Manufacturing company cildham William Whit worth who hns spent lrt years as mill manager In India Mex-i Ico and Praztl has returned to his h-m In Shaw i Vincent Shaw hns resigned as an j clal in the Springside mill I'es di-lle by hns been presentee a dressing case the operatives CHEAP LABOR NO GOOD Pigliton Taxpayers Are Sorry Tliy Favored the Low ftate ''here may yet be a comproTlse on the part of the town of Dlghton which at Its annual town tm-eting voted to re- giro-red the economy plan have come pi for no small nmourt of criticism Ifi aif ti agitation against low wag' s j naj tn on or before the meeting It j af t pay that the vote w uld never have Wen passed but It was sprung! rather suddenly nnd carried before nf th" voters knew what wns In j Those that voted for the reduction In j pome cases say that they did It largely ns a rpuke-t to the road commission-j ers Th y c laim that the employes vfre n'bwed an easy time nnd did not! i to e-arn the ir wages Some of the ih" conimlssloners are now met by a i in present conditions It Is i 'Impossible to get good men nt $123 a ! if thev- nut on bovs there will I I tie bts of kicking which would be directed at the lmsses The experiment Jnpj not oolt n a success at pres ent DEMOCRAT SUB-COMMITTEES hirmin Cnllahan Announces 'Ihrlr Make-l'p for the Year Chairman Callahan of the Democratic state committee has appointed the following committers: Kxecutive committee Albert C Drinkwater Hialntree Harry Lloyd Boston: Jsmes 10 Donoghue Lawrence: George P Cooke Milford: Stephen M Walsh Lynn John Nolan Proekton: John H Ponce Cambridge The officers of the state committee who are ex-ofPcio members cf the executive committee nre C T Cui'ahan Holyoke: William S MoNary Boston: Charles D I"wls Framlngham: Hob-ert Trent Paint' Jr Boston: D N Crowley Danvers John II Mack North Adams: Philip J Doherty Boston: XV A Davenport Greenfield Finance committee Patrick J Daly f'ostnn: Henry J Jacquith Wellesley: Willinm II cross Ie: Philip Tworo-er Kverett: John O'Menrn Tsunton fharlea p McNabn Wslthsm George W D Upton Sprlngfleld OBTAINING TRANSPORTS ! Government ArraflfrnK tor t ' Ston-1: f ton IJna feteamer It was reported from New Haven yesterday morning 'that a representative of the government had made arrangements with the Consolidated railroad for the use of several of the steamers belonging to he Btonlngton line 'as transports The steamers mentioned were the Maine New Hampshire and Connecticut says the Providence Jour-nal At the local ofTlce of the general pas-icnger agent-It was said that no Information to that effect had been received here which Is not surprising n It would necessarily come from Nuw York where the main otllces are located The New Hampshire Is now being painted and the Maine Is running regular trips from New York to Hton-Ingttn with the old steamer Rhode Island The Connec ticut Is laid up In ordinary with a broken engine It wCl trke llOOoiu and nearly a year to repair her for use again President J W Miller of the Providence and Stonington -Steamship company Is also captain of the naval reserve battalion of New York having ic mmand of the reserves throughout it he state He Is a close friend cf Assist- I ant Secretary of the Navy lioostvelt and a former ortlcer In the navy It in believed that he would ably assist the government to obtain the loals if they proveu to t needed Although among the finest of the sound steamers they might not prove so well adapted for transport If used outside for they roll heavily In a sea and are uncomfortably In a storm The Connecticut Is praclit rally out of the question for any war ' """" ': "eiore ne couiu ue mua up I J The engines of this boat have never ' tftltcl 1 Vw rwn f ln nl-nd I - iu im nc onoij u'rei I trouble After several break-downs at lii' til I ou-j in times they became useless again: ! last year by the breaking of a shaft at the early part of the season The boat' alwnys a favorite with travellers and beautifully lit ted up and appointed Was! withdrawn from the line and has since been tkd up at the dock at Stonington A new engine 1m needed and this will cost jiicowjo i The railroad believes that it ha I steamer enough with the Stonington ' ITovldence and Fall Hiver lines andj the Connecticut has never been re-' paired The work of building a new: i engine for the boat would consume ! many months and It Is probable that If the government needs another boat it will take one from the Providence or I-all Hiver lines or iossibly the lthode Island which Is used as a spare boat to take the place of the regular one9 when they are disabled or being repaired The old Narragansett for many yenrs used for the New York passenger lines is now under a long contract to the government for use ns a receiving ship for the emigrants on Kills island having been leased after the burning of the government buildings on the island The Maine nnd New Hampshire are screw steamers built at The yards of the Harlan and Holljngsworth company at Wilmington Delaware in l'i2 ICach is rib) feet" long and GO feet wide built of steel and divided by steel bulkheads Into seven water-tiht compartments Their speed Is about 20 miles an hour They formed when built a new type of sound steamer tu-tDf the only propellers on tho sound Peforo their building the side wheel steamer had had full sway The grand saloon is 241 feet long 20 feet wide nnd lies under an arched roof lTi feet high The engines ire Inverted direct noting surface rvnd'-nsing triple expansion with fon£ ( ylitiJers 2S 4" HI nnl Tl inches diatnenter with 42-inch stroke The propeller Is of cast Iron left-bnnd -d four bladed nnd 13 1-2 fee t in diameter Four Scotch type Ixille-rs are installed In each vessel These ore 13 feet f Inches In diameter and It feet (! Inc bes long and nre made of steel having a tensile strength of 60OK) pounds to th" s'tiaro Inch T'tch boiler has t hree corrugated furnaces 46 Inches outside diameter comprising 274 sejuare fet-t of grate surface The steering gear Is the Williamson combined hand and steam and almut on electric lights are In use In each vessel The steam heating surface Is connected with the mnln nnd donkey boilers The saloons are hoatel by radiator" and the staterooms by continuous pipes Old Stock f hy's street Colony's Sparkling Ale nnd rich Porter on draught nt Daniel Mur-new stnnd 2fS and 214 Hedford nnd 7 Wrlghtington place NO SIGN OF SETTLEMENT New l'rlforl Labor Contwl Still Dragglng Vnrtljr Along The New- Bedford strike drags on Its weary way without a rift In the cloud which pcisistently envelopes all hoi? of settlement The strikers are growing dally more destitute ami the general public more gloomy A report was current around town yesterday that several of the mills were preparing to start up next Monday morning but It appears to have len j groundie-ss Treasure-r Andrew G Pierce says he knows nothing of It and Treasurer J F Knowles says no j meeting of treasurers has been held 1 to consider the proposition Still It Is ! admitted that when there Is any cer-j tainly of any definite majority of the strikers returning and of their being nllowed to jlo so without molestation th- mill gates will be opene-d The strike council again apK-aled to the public kf New Kngland yesterday in a circular setting forth the desperate situation of the Idle operatives Its most forcible statement Is the? following: "The manufacturers are fully alive and are waiting with patience and confidence the time when large sections of the strikers will be only too glad for an opportunity to return to work under any conditions that may In- eiffered 1'nless help Is received and that promptly the time is not far distant for the various committees already perceive that they cannot conscientiously advise the greater lody of the strikers to remain firm when such terrible punishme nt Is being dealt out to other large nuuiUrs of the strikers and their families A mutual levy of 23 cents per wee k upon every textile worker of New Kng land whose leattle we have fought and are fighting w'Uld Place us beyond the reach of actual starvation Our In-ci'fiie must be increase-el tenfold or the battle cannot be prolonged The committee on labor will give hearings at the state house tomorrow at 10::t0 a m on house bill 205 to prohibit deductions In wages of women nnd minors In manufacturing and mechanical pstaMtshrncnts and on petition and bill No 1010 to abolish fines nnd grades In cotton factories offered by Harriet Pickering' of New Bedford The Mill Firemen's union will hold a regular meeting Saturday The New Bedford union with other unions of mill firemen are considering amalgamating and forming a National Mill Firemen's union The carders yesterday paid the nonunion carders nt the south end making payment by visiting the help at their homes Today the north end carders were paid in the same manner Non-unionists nre paid $2 each week and the unionists $3 Yesterday the officers of the strike council met with Ttev John Brown of Fall River to consider a proposition that he deliver his Illustrated lecture on the Klondike In the various textile centre and larger cities of New FOng-land under the auspices of th strike council No decision was reached THEATRE TOPICS Bom Attractions of the Star Local and General The New York Morning Journal com mentlng on Mr Walshe's recent ap pearance In New Y'ork says: "A novel Irish evening was given In Tammany nau tast night before a large and ap preciatlve audience W J Walshe who bears a striking resemblance to the late Charles Stewart Parnell and who was neard here for the first time In this city is a speaker of considerable power with a ringing voice and deliv ery which evoked frequent applause ne is one or the ablest exponents of misrepresented country and Its peool seen In New Y'ork in many years anJ he made the evening one of Interest nnd profit to those who heard him His Irish evening will be repeated In New lork the coming winter to be followed by his tragic lecture Ttobert Kmmet and the Men of -ys and others of his reiertory The musical programme to be ren dered by Miss Van Huren tho gifted io prnno nnd others will Include "The Iear Little Shamrock" "My Queenly I!nnd Home" "Hells of Shandon' "Iowd Packed" "Killarney" "Wear ! Ing of the (Jreen recitation "The Hill The Coming of St 1 of Cnnncmarn" Pntrick" "I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls" "Angels Whisper" "Harp That once" "Kitty of Colrnlne" and "Kath i leen Mavoureen" These with Mr Walshe's brilliant and humorous story with their magnificent scenes will make up a delightful programme which will iioi coon oe iorgonen RICH'S THEATRE Hlce & He-nton's burlesque cyclone the "Hose Hill Kngllsh Folly com pany" will be the attraction offered by Manac-rs Meson S: Heck at Itich in tare Thursday March 17 for three nights and Hire matinees ine show contains it Is said more new and novel features than any other two shows put together It will pre m-nt the must laughable burlesque tn tilled "Gay Ctass Widows" Introducing a bevy of handsome ladies in new and sensational stiex-Ialtlcs Other feature include the the Irving art studies the oZo Zoo dancers the great Parisian quadrille the hit of the 19th century The olio will consist of such well known artists as Cain and Mack the odd nnd funny team in their orig inal specialty the laughing hit of the age the Casino comedy femr Douat Mitchell Palmer 'and Mitchell the strongest act of Its kind in America nnd the highest salaried quartet on the vaudeville stage THE CASTO The Casto Is playing to big houses and the performance is giving the utmost satisfaction None can resist the charm of Annie Ward Tiffany and people go to see her again and again 10 very one pronounces the three Mtii-rose brothers the lest team of acro bats They ever saw' and M'lle Ches ter's dog almost human in Its lntelli gence is a favorite with all One of the greatest laughlrfg hits of the season Is Mr Haynes' this week's comedy "The Strategists" Next week the star Is to lie Joseph J Dowling wrljcmem-'bered In "Noliody's ' Claim" who will appear with his company in a new one-act play "A Pillar of Salt" 1 Itoliert llilliard In "The Littlest Girl" is booked for the near future BASEBALL GOSSIP IS'otes of Intercut front the Different Clubs ami Leagues 1 Decker of Chicago may manage the Omaha club Pawtucket has released ilatry Hep-ting of Iinc aste r Pa to Augusta Ga 1 Philadelphia will play Lajoie at second base' lOlberfcld ut third and Douglas at first On Monday Cleveland played without an etror and beat Pittsburg u to 4 ut Hot Springs 1 I'mplte Connolly speaks highly of I ranslleld the new young catcher of the Bostons ' Manager Finn of the Newports did the hustling for the uniforms of the ball team of the cruiser Maine i Tim Hurst — beg pardon Manager Tim Hurst— has arrived In St Louis rachance has been secured to play first for him ' i The Cincinnati "colts" had hard work to beat the San Antonlos Saturday 5 to 4 On Sunday the Austin club beat the colts C to 5 Pitcher Sullivan of the Bostons was culled home from the South by the death of his 13-months-old child He hns the sympathy of his many friends and admirers The Brooklyn club has secured new grounds which are to be the most perfectly equipped ever fitted out for a Brooklyn crowd The property extends 633 feet along First strc-et and 430 feet along Third and Fourth avenues The i lea-se Is to run 10 years with a prlvl- lege of renewal for five years more if the c lub wishes It The outlay will be about $100000 President Soden Is credited with the following by the baseball man of the New Y'ork Sun: "Anson would be Just the man to handle the New York team jand I suggested his engagement to Mr I Freedmnn some time ago The New I York club could afford to pay Anson j $3000 In salary for It would be a fine In- vestment as Anson Is still the beFt drawing card In the league He Is i also lone of the lest managers In the coun-i try anel with such material to handle an there Is In the New York team I think he would land a championship I urged Mr Freedman to sign the veteran but he couldn't see It In that light probably because h Is satisfied with Jeyoe and has signed the latter for the opuing year Philadelphia could have used Anson to advantage yet for some unknown reason Stallings was retained for another year It will be a cause for regret If Anson drops out of leaguef baseball" Fancy ribbons — next thought la K S rtnmn & Co'h They've a matchless Flock CORPORATION CERTIFICATES Jctcse Kddy Manufacturing company T M Hotklnfi treasurer — Annual meeting- Feb 7 isys certificate filed March 10 1S'J8 Machinery $144 cash amf deltts r-c $5971: inanufacturefi and merc handise $iy106( mlsc-ellaneous I 516i total $2476:1 Capital Ptock $lot)' (KiOi debt $144fi45 profit and loss $3T (16: total $247fll I Fraprle-Douglas company XV S Watson treasurer — Annual meeting Pec 8 1S07 certificate filed March 1 1S9S- Real estate and buildings $3noo machinery $2400 cash anel debts rec $2JHiJ manufactures and merchandise f H0j miscellaneous $0(9 profit and loss $:?S total $10000 Capital ftock $60t0 dehts $4000 total $10000 Massasoit Manufacturings company W K Turner treasurer — Annual meeting Feb 8 liS Real rotate and buildings $64500 machinery $34600 cash and I debts rec $89813 manufactures anel pnerchandlse $S2074 miscellaneous $y00' total $271 K87 Capital stock $lO0OO debts $62879 profit and loss $1368 res for depren $12000 surplus account $30000 guaranty account $3-140 total $271SS7 GETTING HIS EYE PEELED NEW YORK March 17— General Nelson A MHea arrived In this city from Washington yesterday and at once went to Governor's Island where he was In consultation with the commanding officers He then boarded the tug General Meigs and began a tour of the fortifications near this city going first to Fort ! Schuyler and then to Wllletts Point ES & CO COR NO MAIN Harbingers may not have arrived on calendar time out doors must" still be regarded But AT BROWN'S will find the thought of Spring in full possession Is it the house V'OU to be newly furnished ? A splendid etoclc of M Camsts Oriental Bugs anil Mattings will be found here fruitful in suggestions for home furnishings and AW UPHOLSTERY lD flRTM JIATERMLS ti a rarely equalled abundance will bo of special interest to housewives ho are prompt to heed the hints of changing seasons Is it tho person that is to bo adorneel ? The aids are legion Tho :ritical buyer his but to choose OUR SILK DEPAETMENT blossoms like a rose with the loom poems of many lands BLACK AND COLORED DRESS GOODS in the newest weaves plain and fancy Exceedingly attractive DAINTY COTTON" WASH STUFFS ocaiiiuui liturjvs uuiu iiuurwvu auu printed prettiness FIRST SHOWING OF LADIES' EASTER GLOVES Such famous makes as " Trefottsse " " Centemeri" " Foster" Fowler" " Dorothy" Ranniger" bows how well we ve planned Exquisite in brilliant color combinations startling 6tyies and striking designs in a vonuerui ricuness oi assortment is follows: The Boot and Shoe Sale the TIT Tiritll CO m rtt Mirinir v 1'asvv Diiv vmi its t Ladies' and Claldrcn'a Mackintoshes JC S BROAYN & CO Preliminary Opening "of Ladies' SILK WAISTS— these have just arrived Ocautiful Kntirelv New Block t'liecko Uias Highland Flaidr Uhw Stripes Block Tucked frouts Hayadeie Effect etc— a trulv graud ixliibit cm bracing all tue latent novelties loducei so far tbis season SEE THESE SPECIALS Tias Tucked and Ttuffled front Black Tnfleta Sik Waists for S4T5 Exquisite Chanifeab'e ICoinan Stripe Silk Waists for $4(M) I'retty (Jiant 1'lnid China Silk Waists in crimson and III no Shadings pouch front fan back S3 75 E BROWN & CO OF- COUGHB This Ranging in Price from $475 to $3500 If you are thinking don't forget to look at our We Ranges have only at $2500 a few NICHOLS 65 PLEASANT STREET CORNER THIRD VALENTINES! (St Valentine' Day Feb 14 ) Beautiful Designs Envelope Directed Without Charge' — ADAMS' BOOKSTORE 85 South Main Street NEW OFFER F During the spring months we offer to the public twelve (12) fine cabinets arid one 8x10 from the same negative tinted and mounted for framing all for $300 at OAY'S GALLERY OF ART OVER 5 AND lOc STOKE CUT THIS OUT" John Wm Connelly ATTORNEY AT LAW SKC A G KAN IT 12 II Lit Open earning during session of Hoiue of IU-prentaUrea READ THE GLOBE BROWN AND PINE STREETS of Spring Winter's frown uoiuesuc au ine popular iavoriies la etc in newest stitching and colors I-Iosiei'y v i!TTPLACTIOrS the 1 Table Damask for 75j yard I ai'l'tlt? IUU KJal LL alii JxA-l 1LILI3 111 snnnots I AC II rt 4T I etc etc Spring and Summer Waists This week we present an Imnene assortment of New Spring and Summer Waists i Cambrics Percales Iimitie American (finghatns Anderson's Scotch Gintrtiatm all the ueutst patterns — striies checks sniaj) checks frint p:ai Is also solid coIoif it pUin and blouse Irotit many cut bias fronts One of the new si-ason's fads in a In el) standing luuudried collar of same materia as the waiM — It's swell See our Spring Opening Display ot BKLT XOVKLTIKS and 11UCKLII FADS A mammoth choice Waefc of buying one this spring line j more of those Quaker The Furniture Man Riveted Harness THE CONGDON & CARPENTER CO Ilv received another lot of both singles and double rlTetd hirns Thi rirPM are bifurcated and non-e-orrxiive the choicest of Oaks Tanncnl Leather and the bet of ILirness Mountings u!y are ueJ All part ara reiaforcel wiih raw-hide at rlo£ and 'jtira ths aeaia are practically water-tUtat and wj beliere It to be the strongest and m t darible btrssti made and far suporir to any hud ititchsl draft barnets of the hiUeit gradx We inrita luapection The Congdon&CarpanterCo 58 62 AND 68 FOURTH ST FarmForSaleGheaj Wc have a farm of 40 acres with fair building's situated in Little Comp ton which can be purchased cheap Come in and see us W B M CHACE & CO 32 BEDFORD STREET SALE

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