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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - December 15, 1885, Boston, Massachusetts r THE BOSTUJN DECEMBER WOBURN Completion of the Railroad Governor Robinson and John Gum mings Hake Singing1 of Bells aud Blowing of riocoinbor ihe citizens of under tlio auspices cf lie Board of celebrated tho open ing the extension of the Boston Lowell rnilroud through Since tlio 1st Uio town Inis boon upon the end of what is known as the AVobnrn and when it was last iliat tliu Lowell pro Dosed to extend tlio lino to Wil nnd mako it tho main line through Lowell to tho it was al inosl iiniKissible to believe And yet it was to be and property in the heart of the town was and by the middle nf June tho Brintnall had commenced Tliepeoploof Wubnrn appreciated the which must accrue to tho place and proposed n recognition in tho shape of a and tho Board of Trade took the matter in and with several other citizens formed a and tho re sults last evening show how well they did tlieir dutyi Shortly before oclock the committee was admonished that tho ball had opened by the striking of the fira and directly the bells in all the churches an swered the Tho steam whistles on more than twenty factories screeched and when tho battery of Captain Boyco peeled forth the noisy part of the event was The quests of the town irom Huston und elsewhere arrived at on tho express although it rained a large concourse of people Welcomed the Governor and the railroad magnates as they alighted from the After a short ride through tlio business tho party drove to the Carter skating through streets ablaze with At the academy was set the tables for the provided by the Charlestown Tyler About onethird of tho large tloor was and to this tho Governor and tlio other guests were for a hall tho citizens of Woburn had an opportunity to converse with tho chief Among the parties who greeted the Gov ernor was a who was once his teacher in the public schools of Lexing At 7 oclock tho party took seats at the his excellency on tho right of President Skinner of the Board of Following on1 his right was JuhnCnin miiigs and Strout of of the Lowell JCdward president of the road senntor elect Laurence On the presidents left wns and Lucius general passen ger agent Joseph Captain reprcsonta tiveelecl and Jacob Brown Kli the engineer of the locomotive which tlio lirst train to Woburn on the December although si years of ap peared as young as a Lioy of when cir culating among the guests of the Of the conductors whose laces have been familiar to Woburn people for years there was present Judsuu Hart aud Kichard Of the present Season 1nincnccrii from Marshall Tidd has had consecutive tickets since December A few years ago Tidd had a business engagement in which required about three months of his and he told the ticket acent that he would not need tho usual quarterly but the agent of the road sent tho ticket to saying that ho disliked to mako a break in so ionir a which has now been thirtysix tho tables had been well cleared of the choice food placed upon Presi dent Skinner rapped to order and said LADIES AND is gratifying to see so a number of persons present this evening to celebrate the event of tho completion of tho extension of the Boston Lowell railroad main lino through our steelrail pro nounced by the railroad commissioners to be the best constructed piece of road in our The completion of this road will add largely to the prosperity of our 1or which we are greatly indebted to the pros management of the Boston Lowell Railroad AVoburu to 4ay has railroad facilities it should have had twenty years aud we be lieve il the present energetic general had been at the head of the road at that period we would have had our present aud instead of being a flourishing town of would now be a pros perous city of more than 1 on examining the new that we have Nineteen Xralni Daily to Woburn and 1G to The running time of these trains is an average of u minutes less tliau tho old thanks to General Passenger Agent Tuttle and other Fourteen of the 19 trains from Boston are making the distance in 25 minutes and of them in minutes aud Of the 10 trains to Boston 11 are the running timo being 25 minutes and We feel confident that the main lino of the road through our thereby giving us connection with all tho railroad svstems of the is going to bo a great advan tage to Already real estate is beginning to improve and land which a few years ago was almost is today sought after lor building There are more buildings being erected at tho present time than at any period iu the history of the But these evidences of prosperity are not all owing to our belter railroad AVe have an association known as the Wo burn Board ol which is an important factor in advancing interests of tho It has on its membership rolls ICO of our active business who are determined to do all they can to make AVoburn a busy and desirable place to live AVe have advantages that very few towns or cities AVo have the best and purest water supply in tho schools equal to the best in the a good lirealarm telegraph and fire the model public library of the with all tlio advantages wo believe we are justified in extending an in vitation to all persons seeking new homes to come and make the good old town of Woburn their place of future residence But 1 will not detain you as I know you are anxious to hear from tho gentlemen who are to The lirst gentleman to address you will be one we are always glad to listen whom the people of Massachusetts ISuvc Honored Alany He has represented tho Commonwealth in the Congress of the United States has guided the ship of state successfully during the last two years and tho people have again chosen him to direct State affairs for another an honor which his recent oliicial act canal and how it and how at last it was obliged to succumb to the progress of Had your original ter ritory remained intact you would have hnd a population today of over What your influence shall bo in the future Is what your people mako it the past is and hereafter tho 14th of December will bo looked back to as timo when tho people camo together to mako of the town more than they had be Prosident Skinner then introduced the venoral Kli who brought tho lirst train into and bowitie his acknowl the band playing AVilliam was then intro entertained tho audience with an eloquent allusion to tho history of the rail road Tho being about to leave to take tho train Skinner presented him with a book entitled AVo burn issued by the Board of which ho accepted in a few John Cummings made a very inter esting address on the early history of tho branch the old and the road just ho being instrumental in purchasing much of the real estate for tho Laurence Slattory of Charles Church was called and said that although a newcomer in town he had been here long enough to know that there was a brilliant future before the It is not for us to have a passive AAo are now up in tho light of day and havo before us a XErilllunt Our people are thrifty and and as they keep at for wo must achieve our Tho town meadow was filled by tho roadbod in a and wo cannot see results perhaps in a short but it is my earnest wish that wo should not retrace a single but kcei forward and and wo shall reach tho Whittomororecited an original which was much It re ferred to local principally in re gard to the Thomas of tho Board of and representing that said To respond for tho town of by the desire of my associates of the Board of is to me a great which 1 As tlio servants of the town of chosen to supervise tho interests of all the leaving all matters of poli tics without nny the se lect since 1 have had the honor of repre senting the have always boon a unit in all things for the benefit and interest of To us tho interests of the town are paramount to all though in every instance wo may not have been yet 1 know and gladly that the selectmen havo always striven to push the town of AVoburn as a to bo emulated and admired by other towns in tho Founded in 10lB by people who came from Plymouth and and who in doing so doubtless experienced great the town had no moans of transportation other than the roads until tlio construction of tho Middlesex about which as I am was considered a great teat of In 18ifi tho trunk railroad to Lowell was not to bo behind other the AVoburn branch was built and opened for travel December At that time the population of the town was losing tho part of tho town Known IIH in tho In 1850 the population was S78S in in 8DG4 in in The valua tion of the town for taxation in about in in iu in and in about The loss of taxable property from is so was caused by legislative action on Tho dwellings in the town havo increased from 1247 in 18011 to 1821 in and still buildings arc being rapidly Iho town in round about square To dovelop the barren acres of the the citizens look anxiously to the new enterprise of the Bos ton Lowell Far ahead of the majority tit and even some of the of this Commonwealth in many re spects as regards and other things that go to make up a we sav to tho enter prising merchant or man of Come in and cast your lot amongst In connection with this it is proper to say that in the past celebrations havo not been popular in the There is no record to show the 100th an niversary was noticed or the completion of the second hundred years of its but then the town had no Board of Trade to load public AVith the possi bility of greater prosperity before lot us hope that the 260th which will occur in will fcoe tho town trans formed into a nourishing 1 think I but voice the sentiment of the town when Isay that tho consummation of tlliaenter priso has been a matter of great anxiety to the inhabitants ol the Kealizing imperative necessity of such a tho placing of it on a main lino instead of a branch in many cases I hope deferred has made the heart as a tho marvellous ra pidity with which this road has been con structed has to the majority of tho gratifying in the 1or haps some of us may be oversanguine as to tho Immediate benefit to be derived from Thin Extra judging from the I feel reasonably certain that tho Boston Lowell direc tory are in dead earnest in their desire to develop and increase their business in the town of AAo are interested with and every good citizen of the town can havo only one prosperity of tho AVith tho increase of tho possibility of lower taxes is With the cooperation of tho in low fares and rates for AVoburn can bo largely increased and greatly The town of AVoburn has been honored as having been in some men whom the world has and whoso names are part of the worlds In the war of the Revolution tho blood of AVoburns sons was part of the offering on the altar of in later their descendants sprang to the defence of the Kemembering these is it to be wondered that we have pride in our and are jealous for its welfare and advancement As has been said AAobum has been and is a centre for the manufacture of For 100 at tho business has been carried and so successfully that today it stands in the front rank of that in It is estimated that from ten to twelve millions ol capital are and as a consequence of this the rank of the as a commercial centre in this should be The Board of under whose aus pices we moot for this pleasant is an organization of which wo may feel AVho can do more for the real benefit of the community than tho active businessmen lludor your able alluding to President Skinner the or ganization has mado it good and 1 trust the railroad company will anticipate our and if they do not tho Board of Trade should see to it that wo got good train service and faros and charges at a reasonable and comparative average rate SOMETHING WILL Either the Excursion or the Reported Weakening of One of Brock tons Famous A NoaTJnion Man Not Allowed to Go to December manu facturer and workingmon earnestly desire to see the labor matter but neither seem disposed to do the things necessary to settle Factories not among tho fortytwo havo boon found that pw less prices than are offered for lasting by tho and those operatives appear to be satisfied with their Some work who have been hunting jobs iu other return hero and say that they can not get work outside at as good prices as arc paid Some manufacturers in Hop kinlon have this season put a calf on tho resembling the Brockton shoes very but selling for a much lower Tnis said a member of the forty is lasted lor four cents n pair less than is offered by tho manifesto for the same grade of which shows how they can undersell A workman inst returned from Havorlnll says that it is hard work for a Brockton man to get a job and in some factories tho foremen had re ceived orders to discharge all Brockton workmen at This condition of all airs ho ascribes to the formation of tho Now England Association of Shoe Manufactur Tho manufacturers assert under the articles of the union can claim no authority over any but union and should there be an attempt to start the factories tho nonunion men could not bo interfered Acting on and with a desire to test tho one of tho fortytwo sent for one of his non union lastors to come to work today and finish up some Ihe fearing tho desired to get tho position of that body on the so he visited the headquarters this afternoon and learned that they would cer tainly allow him to last a shoo if thoy could prevent They even sent somo of their men with or thoy followed alter him to see that he did not go to Ho is still The workmen scoff at the idea of the manufacturersexcursion to 1lorida for a but the sentiment is strong on the other side should the lasters persist in holding off at the meeting next Friday one of two things will bo done very either the excursion will start or the shops will and if the latter is the case tho unions will not bq recognized in any manner It is rumored that three manufacturers havo weakened and have today been in earnest conversation with tasters in an attempt to iix things so that they niuy start their factories at Attempts wore made to get a number of the ollicers ot tho labor unions to talk this but it was of no They would not say a except so far as they there was nothing As a result of a meeting held this morn ing the following statement is issued HKAlKJUAUTKItS KNIOIITS OP LAIiOlO IICIAUD OK 86 MAIN J a rumor has boon circulated within n few iliiys tlint tlio Knights of Uibor lulondod wltluhiiwiiii tlieir uupnort from tho tasters Un and Whurona uo such action hus boon tnltoii or in tended That tlio of of do hereby wish it uudorstooa thut we still pledge our united support to tlio lusters In any honorable course thoy make Thut wu consider that tho Lasters1 Union are resisting u reduction of nil re liorts to tho contrary aud In so doing are emitled to our continued fSigued Ol 1IOAU1 Olf MIDNIQMT Probability of for with towns similarly THIS SETTLES THE Peculiar Note by a Gloucester Mun 1Vho Committed Early Saturday evening a middleaged to be worthy 1 now have the honor as well as the great pleasure of introducing to you His Excel Governor Georuo The Governor Kaid that the chief magis trate of this was always without regard to church or It was a welcome to the Suite to come here is because it brings to my mind thu scenes of my boyhood Lexington was my nativity aud there my beloved parents I also saw here tonight she who taiiKht mo in my younger 1 canto with the pmddent of the who advised me well on trip with the Kcne lul who biiw that we did not pay ourares and at the deiiot was received open and when we reached there broke out in iluuieninif IOIIIT Iho mubin from many trumpets biicuiisu the iituul Wobnrn express Intd Mopped IM und stop all your trama and you may reap many Iht Olll Cunul Munuuttro dill nut want thu and resisted it to lliti then reviewed the history of the old man went into the Robertson House on Hanover street and engaged a He registered as Glou Ho arose about 1 oclock Sunday camo down to the snd a Ho complained of feel ing and requested tho clerk to call him at S oclock in the When tho clerk went to call him at that Harrington was found dead in It was at IM st supposed that ho died from heart but a closer investigation showed that ho had committed probably by taking On the table in his room was found the following note To Bradford This is llio bust way of fixlnn thn matter lot the eity bury caut see but Ive come homo to It is supposed fiom the contents of tho above note that ho has had some which probably was the cause of his taking hia Medical Kxaminer Harris was notified and tho body removed to the Robbers on Columbus The long sentences which are given daily to criminals does not seem to frighten the safe and house burglars who are plying their vocation in this Early Sunday afternoon these latter crooks paid a visit to ihe residence of Colton at 280 Colum bus They ransacked several iu which they secured worth of The Biting Wind ot coining winter was felt in its full strength Iho whon people began to think of sociirimt such garments as are offered by Marsh cloak and suit at holiday New markets can be purchased at from GO to isillifio each gan to boys from to so Mora Murders by December courier from Fort Bayard slates that additional Indian murders have been reported near Silver The Indians are being pursued by a KtrLUBtitsued force of u New Scbeme Settliim tho December Something is and a big as is very evident when the fact is taken into con sideration that a member of the manu facturers executive committee has a two hours conference iu tho middle of the night with tho otiicers of the Lastors Shortly after 12 oclock tonight THE man heard that a mem ber of tho manufacturers committee was in earnest consultation with a number of the officers of the Lastors Union on the street m front of their The scribe trailed them a half until arriving iu front ol the residence of the whore they stopped to iinish their The scribe could just hoar the murmur of their At 2 oclock tho conference and then an interview was sought with the manu Ho was not disposed to talk having evidently himself but ho said that thS executive commit tee were to meet at 10 oclock tomorrow as a result of his lone talk with the it was probable that he should try to have a scheme adopted which would set every factory running at From the earnest words overheard when the voices were raised or the chilly wind blew a little more strongly that it is safe to say that some entirely new ground will bo taken at tho next meet infir of tlio two and it is more than probable that all consideration of the manifesto prices will he AMONG THE Tuo Pow derly December The conven tion of the Miners Amaleamated Associa tion met today for the purpose of electing salaried President Costello spoke at length regarding the existing animosity between the Amalgamated Association and the Knights of offering sugges tions by which the difficulties might be and blaming the officers for the contention among the He charged Secretary Klannory with incompe stating that he was unworthy of Ho was called to order amid much It was finally decided that tho Amalgamated Asso ciation should have two officers as president and whoso salaries shall be SliC per A com mittee of negotiation was appointed to meet a similar committee of the Knights of The convention adjourned until tomorrow without electing Grand Master Workman Powderly of the Knights of Labor arrived in the city today and is busily engaged in an investigation of the situation of the striking miners in the Monontrahela He declines to make any statement regarding his future saying he must lirst become thoroughly conversant with the situation before making any move for a Master Workman Newman and Secre tary Walton this afternoon presented a and it was subsequently taken to Un dertaker Brooks rooms in Prescott where it was viewed by Medical Exam iner That official gave it as his opinion that the body had boon in the water but a Few She was attired in a black figured brown tailormade cloak and a black hot trimmed with red She Is dark featured and about B feet li inches in 8PORTIIMC Contests for Chess The champion chess arrived in Now York from Europe Ho comes to play ex champion for tho championship of the Xuknrtort was in the United States in tho fall of and gave a series of exhibitions of blindfold chess Ho then wont to England and the and there also gave exhibition and beat all the skilful chess players whom ho could Ho won the matches 1or the eliiunpionsliip of tho world in Paris in 1SJ78 nnd in London in The match with Steinitx for the worlds championship and S20OO a wide will be begun under the auspices of tho ManlitiHan in New the Hrpt wiok in The conditions under which the mutch will be played are as follows Fifteen moves will be allowed per neither more nor and not more than three games are to he played in one Tho contestants will play in New York until either of them scores four Thou they will go to Louis und play under tho auspices of tho Louis Chess Club until either scores three nnd the windup will be in New Orleans tinder the auspices of the Now Orleans Checker ana Whist Tho contestants who shall first score ten games will bo declared win ner aud chess champion of tho Jack Williams Tho benelit which tho Hub Club last evening extended to Jack Williams cannot but have been satisfactory to t ho A few minutes past tho hour ot 8 George LaBlanchc stepped inside the accom panied by Jack in a few sec onds JacR Green and John Kvan donned the and gave a very clever ex hibition of three Thoy were fol lowed by Harrington and Johnny who wero succeeded by Professor who gave a very clever exhibition of swinging and juggling with tho Afterward George La Blanche of Boston and MeMamis of Brockton stepped into the ring siiid gave a lively sotto of three Kerrigan and Duffy followed and their some clover drew forth no little The windup between the bene Williams and Johnny was a good resulting in a A Cocking Main at December event in sporting circles in Lowell and Lawrence to day was a cocking main between birds from this city and Lawrence a short dis tance from the Dracut Six contests wore fought for stakes of a Tho lirst event was won by the Lowell bird and tho remainder by the birds from In addition to the large sums were and the Lowell especially in tho vicinity of Gorham street and Skm nm are wondering how they will get through tho cold days of The police of Lowell and were in formed of the but arrived on the scone too late to be of Sporting Clements has signed with the Philadel pliius for next Jim ORourko is to coach the candidates for the Yale base ball nine aUer the 1st of Captain Peters of Yales foot ball eleven thinks of training for the position of catcher on the base ball Jack Ash the heavyweight pugilist of has two lights on one with Alt Powers of New York and tho other with Jack King of Dennis the Brooklyn middle knocked out Jack at Now and showed such skill with tho Knuckles that his friends are delighted and want to match him against Jack Demp For the twelfth year Fred Archer heads the list of winning jockeys in England with tho best record ho over as ho has rid den 24U winners out of 087 In 1884 he rode 241 and 232 in The next jockey on the list is Charley with IBCi wins and C82 Harry Wright is haying as in signing Jack Manning and Farrar for the Philadelphia Base Ball Farrar is holding out persistently this and the result is the veteran manager is looking for another first He would like to try Paul Tho South Boston Lacrosse Club will hold its lirst ball at Grays Hall Friday January Tho committee of ar roiigcmeiits is John chairman Charles John John Joseph Robert John A largo sale of tickets has already been There was quite a large attendance at the billiard rooms of Colbert 475 Tremont last to wit ness tho pool match between Callahan and Landers for a purse of which the winner ot tho best eleven out of twentyone games was to Up to the sixth game the match was a and quite an amount ot money changed Landers ran out tho ensuing five thereby winning the The whist tourney of the South End Athletic Club opened last evening with Brown nnd Crowley Har tin and After some very ox citing play tho former won the first the game standing 2 to The second series opened with George Gough and George Ayer Shea and in which some very line play was shown by all the and each team won a The tournament will continue every evening until all the series are which consist of live games with each NORTONS SYNDICATE To Be All Ready for Busi ness by Positions of General Senator Conkling aud Parson Downs and Annie Taber in Court Hull Sunday and by his side was another of the syndicate for tho Norton for three or ot tho Legis adopted at tbe last meeting District of to Sec Secre src o ecre ary Barrow of the Coal having for its object the settlement of the ex isting troubles among tho river minors by The resolu tions discountenance recent acts of violence perpetrateu by tho and suggest that the minors resume work im mediately at a price subject to tho decision of the umpire or joint A great mauv of the members of the Coal Exchange are absent from tlio and it is probable that the matter will not be considered for several il at All Settled at December By mutual con sent the white minors and tho negroes laid down tlieir arms today and went to AH is quiet and there is now no Immediate danger of another Tho first will very likely cause Tho farmers which adjourned until tailed to Tho quarrelsome white miners have ail Spinners and Back NEW December The mulespinners at Grtnnell twenty one in with tho back struck Saturday because two of their followwuikmen wero discharged for being late at Tho superintendent agreed to take tho men back this and it was agreed that hereafter the men would be allowed three minutes to bo at their places after the machinery Lippitt Mill Strikers December The strike of spinners at tho Lippitc Woollen Mills ended All returned who were allowed 10 do so by tho The rop rimanding of a popular overseer was the cause of the The vostry tho Union Square Metho dist Church presented a beautiful scene last tho occasion being the inau guration of their bazar and which will continue until next Friday Holt is William Hamilton presides over the book depart Canfield has the apron A novel and interesting ieaturo of the fair is the Japanese which is in charge of Cnplain Colonel Taylor and Miss Tallman and others have the management of the fancy goods Khpdes has tho cracker which will be supplied free through tho generosity of Kennedy ol There as a Toniiiht an entertainment will be given by wellknown The lair was quite well attended last withstanding the rainy and it promises to be a great The largest seizure of liquor made in Somerville groat while was secured at 8 oclock last evening by Officer accompanied by three other police from the pool and bill iard rooms of Tom under Masonic Union Two gallons of whiskey and 200 bottles of lager wero all of which was found in plain The Rock Band Concert Company gave a very successful entertainment at the Frank lin Street Church last It was under the auspices of tho Franklin Literary Preparations are being made for the coin ing police ball on an extensive It will take place in tho Union Square Roller Skating Wednesday January Iho general committee con tains Chief Captain Sergeants Dow and and Patrolmen Katon and Boarduiaus band will furnish the The speech of Judge in Mechan ics Hall Sunday evening seems to have had a decided on certain portions ot the Many who wero before de cidedly opposed to Parson and con fident that there could be no good whatever about now begin to think that perhaps ho is not so bud as Now that Downs seems to have so many substan tial there are many who arc willing to fall into Jnst who compose the syndicate of lawyers it is difficult to yet certain it is that such a syndicate is in and that they intend at to try to secure the services ot Colliding and Hnd lock as is equally as How much money tho syndicate has at its disposal cannot be but as sums of considerable magnitude havo already been they must have some kind of a financial Judge Norton is apparently the hotid of the nnd if reports are to bo that gentleman bus unlimited and is willing to expend any amount to carry through his From dcveloiicniontH lit tho hearing yesterday it appears that John Coffee and Keys are among tho other lawyers ihe judge last evening expressed tha ut most confidence in his ability to obtain all three of the able counsel ho referred to in his famous speech Sunday He goes to Portland today to secure will return and then active preparations for opening tho campaign will bo Conk ling has already been seen by an agent ol tho and it is reported thathe is favorably disposed toward ac cepting the offer mado It was last everting reported that General Butler had stated that he would not consent to bo retained us as his time was fully tiikcn As ho bus not yet been waited upon by the nothing can ot course bo definitely stated regardinc tho course he will Judge Norton says that by Thursday ho will have completed his and ho will then give tho affair to the knowledge of the He stated that yesterday ton lawyers of this city asked to be ad nntttd to membership iu the No member of tho syndicate is to receive any compensation for his butis indeed to contribute All this is done because these gentlemen have the impression that Downs has been and they propose to Put Him Itlicbt It is understood that at the coming trial an entirely different defence will be adop ted than that which was followed during the divorce In if rumors are to bo it will be a prosecution rather than a It is claimed that certain in formation has been secured which will not only prove Downs innocent of the charges against but will convict seve ral parties of very serious It is hinted that the chain of evidence will im plicates prominent persons iu several churches of tho It is alleged that yesterday a subpoena was issued for a certain gentleman of this city to prevent him from leaving What ovidonco ho is able to testify is un but is said to be something of a startling At themoetingof Baptist ministers hold tho sudden disclosures in the Downs case was a matter ot earnest dis although it was not brought formally before the Many course poohnoohcd tho whole and said that it would amount to on tho wore inclined to think that there was something iu One was asked if he was any truth in the inferences cast that certain prominent Baptist deacons were to bo shown Not a bit of not a We are not atraid of any body and do not fear an inves tigation into pur If they try any investigating perhaps we can do a little of that thing Said another lam afraid that there is something in They have told all sorts of things about that man Hes a queer hut I know ho is n good and I believe that he has got no end of Perhaps he didnt havo a cent during the trouble a year and it was then that his enemies tried to ruin him by blasting his reputa Since then he 1ms won numerous including that about somo patents on lire engines in New Troy ana other and then I believe that he made lots of money in some railroad schemes last summer so I see no reason to question his financial He lias been living at the Parker House for several months past in considerable and ho couldnt do that if he had no The announcement in THE GLOBK that an offer to buy tho mortgage Held on Xreiuont Temple by the Provident Institution for had been made by certain parties was also a subject for One good man with a very mild aud confiding expression on his closely shaven features said to the reporter I do believe that an offer has been made to buy the and I think I know who it He is a very good and ho intends to present the mort gage to the I learned this in confi so I cannot tell you his It was learned last evening that the bank was very seriously considering the offer from Cash for tho and it seems likely that it will be The agent called upon the bank officials and said that as soon as the offer was accepted Cash would come on from Now York and fork over the It is understood that this Cash is favorably inclined toward und his agent is reported as saying that the parson will preach a sermon in tliolTomplo before many Sundays have Before the hearing yesterday it is understood that a certain who has been frequent in his assertions that ho would do nothing to injure met one of tho parsons bondsmen and endeavored to persuade him not to renew the bonds by hints of Youd better be careful about your Tho bonds had no und remained stanch in his friendship to It would have made little difference if he had lost faith in the for there were eight gentlemen of means gathered at the court room prepared to furnish bail for him to any Much surprise was expressed that Downs attorney during the divorce was not present at the hearing yesterday To learn the cause of his absence a re porter asked him last evening why ho was not and recieved the reply Sometime since I stated that I feared that 1 should not be In said A four years a member laturo for is to assist in tho and several other lawyers who could not bo present About Wednesday or Thursday a committee of the will go to New York and sno ana will also Walt on General Butler and Of course it isnt certain that we can get but they will bo oilercd n handsome retaining and will probably come After Judge Blodgott had charged tho jury in a case of District Attorney Adams called the DoWnsTaber and in a few minutes the two principals entered theroom Downs bore his perennial but Taber looked palo and To the question of the Guilty or not guilty both gave a negative Tabors not guilty being very Counsel asked when the case would be the districtattorney replied thnt it would como up in the regular it being case on page 21 of the court Tho principals and counsel left tho court and the next case in order wns Hadlock of Portland for the December Hadlock of this who was named by Judge Norton as one ot the lawyers likely to defend Parson is quite likely to take the if he will make a long and bitter fight for the This evening Hadlock said that if ho took the case it would bo a purely business A syndicate of friends of Parson Downs as ho is organized for tho purpose of defending and Hadlock said ho hud been requested to meet somo Judge Norton tomorrow in order to come to some understanding in regard to tho Hadlock has received numerous telegrams today from Boston in regard to the JL Thomas Samuel The North American Insurance Company has elected the following officers Presi Albert Bowker Eugene Patridge Charles Henry Jacob Samuel Joslah John Silas Albert Albert PRATT AND yvinisLow fileail thti Democriitlc and Republican Tickets Kewncctlvtly at December city election occurs and never before has there been such excitement in a local The Democrats have a straight ticket in the the first in eight and tho Republicans have also a straight The Democratic ticket is headed by Charles president of tho First National Insurance and Samuel tho skate manu is the Republican All kinds of tactics are used to win Ou the street corners today councilman and street laborers mingled promiscuously in n discussion of the The Win slow men expect to make gains in the Democratic because ho employs a number of Today alarge number of them are out on field pay canvassing the Against him is used an in judicious letter written by his sou while sojourning in tho city of and in which ho speaks disrespectfully of the hotels in and of some of the people The letter was published in the Spy here at the and awakened a strong Pratt is a leading insurance man and has strong support from the Republicans and among the All tho political committees met tonight and mado their final The Pratt men expect to wiu by about 600 The liquor dealers also are largely interested and fear a reaction against because they are all support ing the Pratt It is quite likely that tho majority iu favor of license will bo cut but there is no fear that no license will Result of the Recount in December recount of tho votes cast for mayor and aldermen in all the and councilmon and School Committee in Ward shows that James Abbott received 4BOB votes on the recount to 41518 cast for Edward and is The following are the memberselect of the Board of Al dermen on the recount by tbe following votes Jeremiah 4830 John 4013 George 4517 Stephen James Fran 4451 Daniel Samuel 4C01 4491 George Nathan who loses a position on the board by tho re ceived 4401 The recount of votes cast for councilmen in Ward G showed no change in tho list of cel his Charles John Lawrence Walter Lancaster received three additional votes on tho recount for School and is Dames Chances at December Three tickets are in the field to be voted for at the municipal election The Inde pendent Citizens is headed by the name of Charles Dame for and An drew Curtis is the nominee of tho Work ingmens and Citizens ticket The latter placed in nomination but he Curtiss name was substi The aldermanio candidates are Johnson and Stanley on tho Independent Citizens and Lewis and James Anderson on both the Citizens and the Workingmens All three havo made independent nominations for the Common hut the workingmen havo for the most part Picked their men from tho other two tick It is very generally conceded that Dame will be and with him proba bly tho majority of his IDENTIFYING THEIR Over 1OOO Peraona iExauilutUK tTaue douH Articles The State detective headquarters was vis ited yesterday by fully 1000 who came for the purpose of seeing if thoy could find any of their prop erty among tho lot recovered in tho house of Jane Miss Lillie a school teacher of Low identified a class and cameo rings val ued at as her She stated that she was in Webers restaurant on Temple place a few months She wont into the dressing room to wash her when she took the rings off aud laid them on a When leaving she forgot to take the Soon after one of the lady attendants fqund tho and 011 asking the parties in the restaurant if thoy had lost the rings Jane Weldon said she did and she was given the Crosby Foss on Washington street identified gold a diamond bar pin and cameo Crump Low identified a roinjiu chain and a pair of oxide silver George Raymond identified a porcelain two cologne bottles and several gilt Simpson on Temple identified twentyfive pairs kid Stowell ou Winter identified a pair of oxide silver Detectives Rhodes and Mooft brought to headquarters yesterday morning a team load of groceries found in the Wel don womans They consist of 7 bottles of 7 bottles of 12 buckets of apple 10 THAT WIFE OF Other from ftlndc on Domestic In an interview with Slade yester that gentleman said that ho desired to make a few corrections in tho article that appeared in TIIK GLOBE concerning tho difficulty between himsplf and wife and Ho did not object to the main features of tho but wished the papers had not given his as the New York reporters would bother To this THE GLOHK man sttid When thoy tell them to buy THE GLOBE and get all tho Oh said I wont go there for awhile you bet I am not going to give those fellows u chance to sue Slade rather disliked being called a little Why said I am larger than my although she always called me and said frequently that she liked big men But I am not so small after There was a man camo my store a great liig calf of a and in n dispute we had he called mo a liar and I punched him on the and he got scared and trembled and apolo Im a bad little man when I get ex Slade further said that he did not send his card up Saturday he wont up in and his wife opened the and ho at onco put his foot in and Ho remained in tho room with her and Cook until nearly 0 when Cook said Look this is getting dn I want you to get out ot To this Slade replied All Cook this is your and I know you have aright to eject but I want you to understand that when I atn out of tho room you have no control over Cook said you look If you make any trouble for us I will kill and Hlade and about ten iniuutcs later lie saw his wife and Cook coming down stairs and jump which he followed until out ot He said that Cook never camo to his house to his and he never saw him until he saw him at the Adams Sat Ho that his wife had been in company with another and mistrusted that it was as ho found a picture of the latter in his wifes Ho said that Cook put up at the Sturte vant House in Now under tho name of Meyers of and occupied room His true name and address is John and he has been in tbe real estate business in that Slado announces his determination to fight the matter to tho Ho will at once havo both Cook and his wife arrested for adultery in this and will bring suit with heavy damages against Cook for alienating his wifes affection and break ing up his domestic That will be in Now It is said that Cook has a aged 15 at a Moravian school in Her name is nnd Slade and Cook called at policeheadquarters in the afternoon to settle tho ownership of that After con siderable argument by all Chief Inspector Haiiscom gave the bag to as in his opinion the contents of the bag warranted him in doing Slado mado no objection and tho trio returned to the Slade entered a carriage and Slade and Cook went to a corner of Pember ton where they conversed for about twenty Cook then went into the carriage with Slade thoy wero driven back to the Adams Slado walked off in the direction of Somer set What Blades Friends NEW December business associates of Frank Slado wero aston ished when their attention was called to tho despatch from Boston in todays papers in which an account of his marital troubles was Slade acts as agent for school supplies and has an office in the store of Vail at 7O Frank lin After reading through the arti cle Austin son inlawof exclaimed I always did admire the little fel lows pluck and this only increases my respect for On Friday morning Slades sisters came to the office to find out her they had not heard from I remember now that Slade said that ho would send them tho address as soon as he returned from whither he was going on and we wero sur prised this morning to get a telegram from him saying he could not come back for a few Auspicious Opening of a Theodore Winthrop fair opened very auspiciously in tho Pyth ian last Every preparation possible was made by the mem bers ol this post and their ladies to the end that this fair should eclipse anything of the kind ever before held in and the hall and attendance last evening showed that the desire had been From 7 to 8 oclock Hig gins band gave a after which the RAPID TRANSPORTATION Desired by the Residents of The Enos ElevatedElcctrio Company Likely to be Given Permission To Connect the Town with the City of A town in Winthrop always brings out a largo crowd of its These meetings have always been noted tot their stormf Tho usual largo gathering was present at the meeting The warrant which called the meeting contained after choosing a article To see what action tho town will take in regard to granting tho Enos Elevated Electric Railroad Company a location on tho following to across Bridge to and through Washington avenue and Pleasant street to Main also through Hcrmou and Winthrop streets to Paynes was and the other twelve articles wore not reached and wore laid over until the next David was made and Town Clerk Sumner Floyd acted as McGowau first obtained the and said This company has pe titioned our town to grant them permission to run through our streets without expense to the AVo are sadly in need of some additional means of transportation here in It lies between this proposed elevated the horse cars and steam AValdon of the Boston Revere Beach Lynn railroad said to tan that ho wanted to put a road in 1 asked him if he could make any state ment at this meeting as to what they pro posed to do and he said that he could Wo Can Hope for Nothing from the Revere Beach road About the electric road It has been operated in Baltimore on the ground where it had many and has proved a suc I am in favor of granting them per the inventor of the system of was called upon to address tha but he put forward Alley of who explained what proposed elevated electric road would and what was desired by Ho said Heft Boston at oclock this and I did not roach this Town Hall until 1 think that this shows that there is something needed in the way of accommo dations for travellers if this is a sample of reaching Henry the superintendent of the Massachusetts Electric Power Company explained the mode of operation of the pro posed In Baltimore it had climbed a grade of 353 feet to the mile and no trouble was Here no such grades were to bo It was in use ou the ninth avenue line in New York and had proved a citizen of Winthron and a property advocated some quicker mode of getting to Boston and Doolittle of the firm of Doo littlo Smith of a property owner in said that he favored the proposed The Revere Beach road say that they are willing to give us a road if they can buy the franchise of tho Shore They will give us stations at such and such But this is put ting grade crossing in many of our and all tho citizens of AVinthrop have seen What ttrude CroaaluKa Are in tho accident at the The sta tions will bo far while the electric road will stop at our Captain Irwin was the next Ho did not favor the new scheme until it had been properly looked Irwin offered the following motion That the Board of Selectmen be appointed to confer with tho Enos corporation proposing to iurnlsh transportation to the people of Wluthrop to imcl l transpi Irom Id or AVinthrop said Among those present were noticed Mayor President Found Floating Near tha Water Cats December the watch man of the United States Cartridgn works was closing the water gate this he discovered the body of a young woman in the Ho removed the oody to the Thomas Martins memorial chapel on AVoodlawu in the rubber factory was opened for the first time to the public last The build ing will be called Horace Memorial Hall in memory of Mar tins A very pleasing entertainment followed a and everybody made themselves at This evening the building will be formally and short addresses will be mado by and others Tho iirat of the Chelsea Company dances was held in their armory lust About sixty couples enjoyed themselves to the utmost until Private Charles MuKhvain officiated as tluor and was assisted by the fol lowing aids Clarence Harry Henry Daniel Clifford aud Alex ander Tho Common Council hold a regular mooting last beyond passing a low orders in no business of was Filled His Eyes With Cayenne December 9 and 10 oclock tonight the wife of Charles the left fielder of the Cincinnati base ball caught him on Vine street with a beautiful girl on his Jones iilled Jones eyes with Cayenne and turning to treat the girl in the same manner found that she The police arrested MrsJones and locked her Charlie Jones was taken to the hospital in great able to devote proper attention to tlio owing to lack of and expressed a wish that I could bo relieved of the Of course I should not desert Downs but now that he Booms to have so much more able counsel about it is not likely that my services will ho longor I think it unlikely that 1 will havo anything more to do with the I have tho kindest feelings towards Downs and see no reason why he should not win his THEY MOTH Taller and the Punou Once More in CtilUlv tho Onie to Come to Trial Iu long lino of men and enveloped in rubber waterproofs and and all having an air of expectancy about began in the gloomy corridors of the lower tloor of the old granite court house in Court square yesterday morii wound up tho stone past tho Municipal Court room on to tho top of the long llight of stairs to the Superior Criminal Court whore it was under stood that Downs and Annie Tabor wore to be arraigned on a chargeof Tho curiosity of the sightseers has apparently not and they are as numerous and anxious as those who waited at the doors when the case of Tabor Taber was A court olltcer at the door prevented any but members of the reporters and wit nesses from and consequently tho when Judge Blodgett took his was nearly free from Several cases were disposed of before the arrival of Downs and who did not make their appearance until about when they wore taken to Attorney Stevens ollice to await tho order of the court to appear for arraignment upon the indictment found by the grand Amouifthe lawyers present were Judge Marcus who so enthusiastically espoused Downs cause at Mechanics Rough on two boxes of candies The detectives are now at work on attempting and they hope by tomorrow to have suliicient evidence against Why Was She Detained December was learned today that a named a daughter of an Italian missionary iu Now has for some time been mysteriously detained in the Pitlsburg Female this a prominent Meth odist minister of this received the power of attorney from the girls father and proceeding at once to the col lego secured the youiu lady and placed her in the house of a friend preparatory to sending her to New Prominent Methodists say that the girl has not been and no not even the was permitted to see her unless in tho presence of some member of the family of Persh the president of the Chartered for New London December Twilight and Rose Esterbrook were char tered this morning for Now and to load coal under tho National Association bill of making tho fourth vessel since tho trouble lirst Tho vessels wore chartered to nil peremptory The coal operators declare that they will hold out against the now bill of lading until the vessel owners make somo Fire Insurance Tho Neptune Fire and Marine Insurance Company has elected directors as follows Charles Caleb Aaron Edward William George Caleb AVilliam Lor George George The Firemens Fire Insurance Company mis elected Thomas W Tucker Henry Short Charles Samuel Nathaniel Thomas Tucker Oorbam Henry Austin Churles Edward fair was were noticed May Champlin of the Common delega tions from South Boston Salem and other towns and The fair will be continued throughout the present Wellington Gunners at The Wellington Gunners met and feasted at the Crawford House last President in the The treasurers report showed that the club was in a flour ishing condition being free from all and with a good balance in the The membership list shows a total of over seventyfive live being added at last nights The follow ing officers were elected for the next twelve months Adams vice Schaffer Sanborn Strater was added to the executive com Only Once in 20OO NEW December rivalling in mechanism the celebrated Strasbourg has recently been brought from Germany to this It occupies a space of 200 cubic foot its weight is 1500 and it has 205 It is kept in by one pendulum and twelve Ot the latter the first is wound up every eight days and the last at the end of 2000 There are 122 movable which appear at certain Among them are representations of old father tlMt four ages of the guardian tho twelve Hamilton County Not December State canvassing hoard met at G oclock this It was found that the re turns of Hamilton county had not yet and the board adjourned to meet at 10 oclock In the meantime the boards George has been requested to insti tute mandamus proceedings against Clerk compelling him to make a return at uommitteo to investigate aud get wbat Informa tion they unn uud report at an adjourned meet Underbill offered as a substitute the following That the expression of the town of AYinthrop 19 favorable towards granting a location to tha Enos Elevated Electric Railroad pro vided that the same is formed to bo of beuettt to tho town and that safe and proper conditions eanbo made with responsible parties under suf ficient This motion was favored by Mc John Belcher and Chairman AVoodward of the Board of Selectmen favored and said that this second motion had been pre pared by the Board of Selectmen as the best thins under tho After considerable talk by a number of different gentlemen the substitute motion was After the original motion had been altered so that the committee of citizens had been changed to Doard of selectmen and next meeting changed to an adjourned it was passed by an unanimous The Last Pensioner December Simpson of who died a few days ago at the ace of 91 was oldest niaii in the town and the last pensioner of the war of 1812 living There are now living seven seventeen grand children and eighteen greatgrand Terribly Mangled in a December sad accident happened inthe Millvillo Felting Mill this Thomas an em fellinto a He was terrible The deceased loaves a widow and seven He was 44 years of His Wife Cave December Earles aged cashier of the National Mohawk Elver Bank of Fonda since its organization in died at Fonda about 7 oclock this evening from a dose of aconite given him by his wife in mistake for tho usual She is and it is feared she will lose her Dead Under Pitiable Circumstances December unknown apparently about 3C or 40 years of with nothing on but under clothing and a calico was found dead at an early hour this morning lying behind a barn about four miles from Mo ran Cetti Fifteen December Moran of Holyoke was sentenced by Judge Allen in the buperior Court to fifteen years in the State for killing his IN AID OF THE CHARITY Pott 13 XuaugumteB ltd by ACotlo and The electric light and decorations in front of the new hall of Post at 1161 Wash ington last proved a great attraction and drew large crowds to the opening of the The entry and stair ways were draped with a profusion of national and the spacious interior was by the exquisitely deco rated tables and other decorations into a bower of At the several tables were a bevy of who were fully alive to their and the comrades and friends had ample opportunity to use their pocket books during the 0 At the music of PostlC hand sounded the notes of the Star Spangled and when they concluded Commander Keefo called the to After stating the objects and purposes of the he introduced Senior ViceCom mander Richard who made a ringing speech in the interest of the post and its After Rally Round the Flag by the Assistant Adjutant General Monroe was called and he made an earnest appeal in interest of tha charity fund of the His remarks were followed by the who played a medley of popular and then Commander Keefe declared the fair The band will give a concert on Wednesday and Sa6 and on other nights dur ing the which closes Saturday there will be a varied The following is a list of the tables with names of the comrades in charge and the lady assistants Infantry table Comrade Dennis Miss Annie Francis and Miss Line Cavalry and band Cnsulng Avlllluiu Forbuah an3 the two Misses Artillery David BIlsi AValllngford and Miss Marlon Engtnpera Francis Itealm and Miss Nellie Naval William Hisses Powera and Confectionery and flower MiHB Hattle Chester and Misses VllUa and Addle Missel Jackson and cashleni and Misses Whitman and Flora Rebeccas Nelson Post Misses Alice Lester and Charlotte All the tables were designated hy em blems of the branch of the service which they were named and trimmed in a manner that added to general The presents to he given to lucky ticket holders were displayed in a case near tha commanders wife last lorau pleaded guilty to SMOKE tha CranJt New England directors ofsthe horse railroad have declared a dividend ot U per payable January Democratic elect of was tendered a banquet by his friends last employed atOsborne Choesemans at had hit arm terribly lacerated by two rollers yester Julia Decker Freeman ar rived at Wellrleet She enced rough weather during the passage from professor of political econ omy at Williams will lecture be fore the Concord Free Trade Club Thursday December an employe of tho Democrat is one of the heirs to ihe Lord Townley estate in Eng which embraces and acres of WHliam Cheever of assistant adjutantgeneral of New has been appointed inspector of rltto practice in the State an office created by the last Legislature and Captain Eussell has been promoted to be major and assistant V vox want a rfftrarton of any Ullw
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