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VOL. LXXXIV. NEW SKI' VOL. LVI.
BURLINGTON, VT., THURSDAY, J A WARY 20. WW.
GRANITE WH STLES
ma in i
Washington County Lockout . Has
Now Been Transformed into
NOT A CUTTER RESPONDED
Association Shops Are Still Idle
Barre Tool Sharpeners Have
Framed New Bill of
Prices, Asking for 42c.
Mnntpeller, .tun. 17 The granite sheds
.111. i-lty and Barte blew llicir whist -...
i.nd opened for business at seven
9 'rk thN morning lint with the cx
. niion of tin- (j, h. Hlanchi company In
t I- rlly onploylng cutters, tile Lc
I.mhI Granite company of liarro cmploy-
li , . cutter? and Sartorelll & CmpoIu, a
1. no linn employing loss than a gam
of men who have signed the cutters
in w bill, where the men wont bnck to
wink this morning, there was no res-pin.-o
to the Invitation to the cutters to
(. i hack to work and what has been
u lockout for nine weeks Is now turned
i.to a strike.
Tin tool sharpeners of llano have
'.imed a now. bill whleh tjhey presented
i tho manufacturers this niornniK n.-k-,i
for 2 cents an hotir the year lound,
'i toad of cents which they have
l.K'i receiving under the old bill, dust
of partitions .Saturday half holidays
year round, and sharpening for
gs of from 11 to U cutters. Seven
rms. all small ones except the Iceland
ranlte company, slirned this hill in
I nrre to-day. The ctittet's new bill
which the I.cland company nnd Sartorel
i & Ossola have signed runs until
March. 191", calls for 42 cents an hour
fiom May I to November 1 and 4a cents
in hour for the remainder of the year,
nuking the cutters wages J.V-'O in tho
unite: per day and J.'i.l'.C In the summer,
rnder this nui MM the pneumatic. huTt
hummer us.! In sl.eds I;, limited to nlii'j
pounds in weight.
DUNCAN ORDERED MEN TO QUIT
W nterltury Cutlrri Had Been nt Work
Half n l)ny S-w BUI or l'rleen
Has Been ArrniiKeil.
mtpelier. .Ian. The members of
MontpelbT branch of the granite
"it's union met tills afternoon and
iimously agreed on a new bill of I
eq to run four years which they will I
I jent to tho manufacturer. It Is sub-
s ntlally the same bill piopoed by the'
1 ire cutters which Mho I.elatid Oranltel
i tnpany In that city and several smaller
mcc-ius hae slgiifd. except that the
rrc bill iu on a three year basis. f I
'che bill adopted tn-day by the Mont-i
pelier cutters (.ills for 12 cuits an hour I
in summer and V rents In winter for
t lie cutters, the Increase In wages to ap
ply to all cutters, suction fans whcre
pneumatic bush hammeis, limited In
weight to nine pounds, are uted, dust
proof paititlons fur tool shaipeners, the
incie.ise in wage to go into effect as
.soon as the bill is signed.
Wl Me not intimating in any way
w...it the manufacturers would do, A
s f .romlnent manufacturer of this city,
In" t onersatlpri this evening with a Free
I1 es representative, stated that he did
net Aee how the manufacturers could hg
ree to such a bill, as many of them have
terge lU'i'iiiipleted Jobs on hand that
ww fii,'ircd under the old bill. If com
piled i' nder the new bill the work
wo id be clone at a loss to the manufac
t ii i m It hs expected the proposition of
the . i.ttirs ivtll be presented to tho man
About l.T, e'lttois in Vitterbury went
to w. iF this lioi nlng under an agiee
men with the manufacturers that what
ever wages were ;ald In Barre should
be paid In Watorlury. Dining the fore
iiiijii a telegram was received from
James Duncan, International secretary,
nt Ciulney Mas.. ordering the Waler
btiry men to quit wi rk until the manu
facturers hid signed the bill that was
signed by the l.eland Granite Company
nnd other small firms In Barre. The
Waterbiiry cutters did not return to
work t lis afternoon.
BANKER WALSH SLEEPS
PEACEFULLY IN HIS CELL
Teavenworth, Kan., Jan. 19. On an
Iron cot In a cell of tho federal prison,
John K. Walsh, 72 years old, who to-day
began serving u five-year sentence for
misapplying tho funds of tho Chicago
National bank, spent his first night in
If the charge from a luxurious room
In hi home In Chicago to a small barred
pucn worked a hardship with the
prisoner, he did not show It by his
Tha new surroundings did not make
Mr. Walsh, who Is now known as
"convict No, 6W nervous, He tat calm
ly In his cell to-night and read until the
Mg gong aounded "lights, out" at nine
o'clock. Than ho went to bed, When a
vuard passed the cell a few minute
lalur, h" was sleeping peacefully.
Mr. Walsh took his first meal In
prison' to-night. It consisted of warm
biscuits, fried potatoes, onions and black
coffee. Hn me heartily.
RUTLAND'S FIRE LOSS.
Ciller lleport Sliona It to He -2
for Past Year.
Hutland, Jan. 19. The lire loss In Hut
tand duilng 1M9 wan S22,&0S,62 according to
the annual report of Chief Jamas C.
Dunn mad public to-day. Of this
.mount llO.Wl.Su was In real estaw and
IU,(Wi.42 In personal property. Thre ivm
I..T1 it) Insurance Involved on the burned
.nop' ily, Die amount p'tlrt entirely cover
ing the Uns, Flfl -three aliiruis Wvre
HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT,
THE NEWS BY COUNTIES
The Winooski Valley, Villages Up North From
the Island in the Lake to the Passumpsic,
Along Otter Creek and by the
Shores of White River
Stanley Vaneelett, the 17-year-old son returned from a visit to his son In
of Mr. and Mr. Henry Vancelett of j Orwell. Tho Rev. II, P. Hlgley of Castle
Cornwall had a narrow escape fromton Is visiting his sister, Miss Emma
death on Frldnv evening, lie. returned, Hlgley. Thomas Campbell has returned
to his hoardlits plaro from the localfrom Imrlngton. Mis Minnie McDonald
high school, where he Is a student, and has returned from Plttsford.
complained of suffering with a cold. He
went to a cupboard and took from It
n bottle containing oil of hemlock. Not
knowing the proper dose, he took a tea
spoonful and Immediately went to his
room. In a few minutes Mrs. Martin
Harrows, with whom he" boarded went
to his loom to till him that his father
wlshid to see him. Slie found the young
man lying on the bed In an unconscious
condition. The d.'irtni applied a stomach
pump and other ustorattves and after
woiking over him for some time he was
tesiorcd to consciousness. He was re
moved to his fathvr'H home at Corn
wall Saturday, Hill suffering from iho
effects of the pnUon. Miss Madeline
Foote of Itoslon, daughter of .Tudgn F.
M. I'oote, returned to that city Sunday
night nfUr a few days visit here. Mrs.
Stewart Andrews has returned to Bos
ton after visiting her mother. Mm. Mary
Hond. Miss Linim Wllcor ha gone to
" " except one daughter, Tvho was kept at
the winter.- The annual installation of hom by niness.-Kdwin H., son of .Mr.
the newly elected officers of the Mid. nn(, Mrp ,., CarJn((r of yfTtM)Urgt
dlebury Orangf. took place In their hall,am, Klora Mi dalIsht of Mr. an(1 Mrs,
Friday evening. 1 he ceremony was per- K. Kmyoni Pre mRrrlort Wednesday
formed by Master V. I. nrney of Brls- Jfin M the M,thoaln church .
tol.-A force of a. men and four teams nR0 , ,ne Rev- j r Flsh M
worked all day Saturday scraping and Mr ., rM,,le wth
the Addison county fair g-ounds. Tha
track Is now In fine condition and local
horsemen look for soma lively brushes
this week. Mr. and Mrs. Edward K.
Inn.. .t-lmcn l.n,,-a n U'a.I tlnndnlnli
was "burned last September, have sold,1"
their property In that town and will
come to Middlebury to live. They have
leased the W. K. Eagar place on Blver 1
streetMrs. Jano I.. Smith, who has
been criticallv ill at the borne of her
daughter, Ml-. Charles II, Pratt. for'M,",, M- !lortnse McCuen, both of this
several days, Is very much bctter.-MIss city nl"1 wn shitera, Mrs. William and
Jessie Allen or Fair Haven is tn town.-! -Mrp- "" Senon of East Albany. The
Mrs. Shlrhv J. Clink and child l ettirn-, funeral services were held Tuesday
ed to 1-owcll, Mass., Saturday, after i '""'"I'm- at 9:r.t) at St. Pater's Church.
two weeks visit In town. ,r nnd Mr- Hamilton Morgan of Ban
E. W. lIleureux has returned ' Francl'co, Cal., are vlltlng relatives In
from Brandon. The cattle shipment , th,H section. The Misses Mary and
from Ibis section consisted of threol Nellie Drlscoll have returned to Troy,
car loads for the New York and Brighton Y after visiting Mr. and Mrs. John
markets. Jerome Mulligan, oldest son nf Drlscoll. The fourth quarterly confer
Mr. and Mrs. I'atiUk Mulligan, died cure of the Methodist churches of Vei
Saturdav night, aged of I.') years. He is geiines nnd Ferrlsburg was held in tho
survived by hN parents, four slsteis nnd ventry of the Vergenncs church Friday
a hi other. The funeral was held at 'evening. District Superintendent P. 1
the St. Marv's Church Tiieday 1
morning. -A number of the little friends
of Cella Wilcox, daughter of Mr. and1
Mrs. Henry Wilcox, called at her homo'
Saturday afternoon to help ceJhrato the
se'-entli aui iverstny of her birth The ,
memncrs ot the Moosaiamoo eitih will man, Corydon Harris, Miss Hattle
hold a banquet at the Addison Hnie Winslow, C. C. Field, M. I,. Hut ton,
thin evening. Lake Dunmore lodge E. D. Itobuids, Mrs. N. E. Ball; lecord
N. 11, I. O. O. F.. held a smoker ' ng steward. E. J. Bristol: district
at tho close of their regular meeting steward. X. U Ball; George D. Middle
Wednesday -vening. Announcement has brook was elected treasurer of the Ver
been made of the coming marriage of rennea church and Mrs. Cora Nichols ot
Miss Irma Jones, daughter of Mr. and thB FVrrisbure church. A unanimous
Mrs. John E. Jones, to II. Nelson At- call was given to the Itev. J. C. Fisher 1
wood. Both reside here.-Mondav markti,0 retrn as pastor for another year.-'
day eggs brought C cents and butter - M1 rtertha Crandy of Burlington i
to 'Ji cents. passed Sunday with her parents, Mr. and
Allre Halpln while walking on College Mrs. C. M. Cirandy, The fourth quarter-'
strc-ot Tuesday fell on the . e and ! ly conference of the Methodist churches '
broke her right arm. Tho funeral of of Panton and Addison was held Friday1
Jerome Mulligan was held fiom the St. afternoon, District Superintendent P. I..
MaiV Church yesterday morning, the Dow of Hutland presiding. The follow- i
Kev. J. D. Shnnnon officiating. The h'fi,ng officers wore elected: Stewards, J. '1'. !
contractors fearing that there might b Hill. Nelson Harden, F. E. Grande, E. s !
a bieak up at onc put all available yrrey, Miss ealtha Barto, Miss Clara
tenma on their Jobs yesterday In order Rogers, II. F. Befell, E. A, Ellis, .Mr '
to get their Ice houses tilled. Mrs. Clar-1 aml Mrs Charles Heed, Mis. W. '
enca . -uFe i ... i.ui iiiigi.m.-Amoiig Hutchlngson. M. B. Hurd, Mis. Weidcn
tho out of town people here aie; w. E. ,,,a Miiia, aiwi.
Aldrich of Hutland, Mr. nnd Mrs. Ceo.
I. Billings of Argyle, N. Y.. Mr. and
.lll.j .......v. ... .,.;,,,,
.1, Mr. and Mrs. U S. St. Peter have
returned fiom Rutland. fleorge McDea
vltt Is visiting In West Hutland. Geo.
F. Baldwin has returned tn Rcranton,
Pa ufler visiting his brother, William
H. Baldwin. Professor Edwaid D. Col
lins of Middlebury College will deliver
a lecture before the Teachers' club at
Proctor on Friday evening. Frank May
heu Is ln Montreal. Joseph Nush hat
been awarded the contract to carry th
mall between the postoffice and the
railroad station. John Blgnor and family
are moving from River street to the 12.
E. WIssoll house on Seymour street.
There waa a small attendance at the
annua, village meeting Wednesday even
Inr .T. v.. Weeks u re-electM mnilam.
tor and J. M. Burka clerk. Other elections
were as follows: Trunteea, T, F. Burns,
E. O. Piper, Dr. H. U Averlll, Isaac
Iavonche, Jr., A. T. Calhoun, Jr., Dr.
E. S. Eddy and T. E. Boyce; water com
missioner, Allan Calhoun; treasurer, C.
L Plnney; auditors, H. F. Plnney and
J. F. Jpnos; fire chief, O. T. Kidder, It
was voted to pay Joseph Battell 60o to
help defray the expense of the construc
tion of a wall on Main street and Mr,
Battel! volunteered to expend 1300 of this
sum toward tha Installation of new nra
escapes on the graded school building,
(too to the Village Improvement aoclety
and $100 toward painting the Congrega
tional Church. It waa voted to purchase
a chemical engine to be operated by the
Ilsley hook and ladder company and Col.
Haley stated that he would contribute
1100 toward this project. The 11-month-old
son of Mr. and Mr. Henry Walker
of Weybnoge street, died Wednesday
morning. At the annual meeting of
Arrowanna Lodge, No, 16, Daughters of
Hsbecca, held Tuesday evening the fol
lowing officers were elected: Mrs. Htta
Harrington, N. a.; Mrs. A. B. Smith,
V, Q.; Mrs. J0hn fleais, irtuufer; A. T,
Calhoun, seofstary; 0. T. Itloh, trusts;
Mrs. E. It. Turner, frarid rprentatlv
to Htats assembly; alternate, l(rs. A. U.
Htullh. H. (' Carlson, wlin has been
connected with th locsJ telsphon efflce
, for several years, ha resigned his posl
1 lion and has a position us a Bchool
teacher at Dolgcvllie, N. Y. A box social
, and dance will be given In the Good
t Templars hall at East Middlebury Frl
1 day evening. Miss Mnrgaret Walsh has
i returned from West Rutland, where she
' visited her mother. V. V. Blaekmer Una
The National bank of Vergenncs stock
holders have elected the following tllrac
lots; Thomas S. Dtake, Bilstol; L. C.
Sieger, Addison; William II. Dean, Fer
rlstiutg; O. H. Sherman, Burlington; F.
Jl. Farrlngton, Brandon; K. G. Norton
and W. It. Bristol, Vergenncs. At a
directors meeting the following officers
were elected; President, Thomas S.
Prnke; vice-president, O. It. Sherman;
cashltr, Charles II. Strong; teller, K. W.
Graves; bookkeeper, F. C. Strong.
A faintly reunion was held Thursday
at the home of Mrs. Amos P. Needham
In honor of her mother, Mrs. Helen Willis
of Burlington, It being her tMth birthday.
Mr. Willis knew nothing of the affair
until 12 iolatlvi'3 boarded the train with
her at Burlington. At Shelburno four
more of the family Joined the party. Of
n Inrre fnmtlv nf children nil were nresent
Mrs. Bridget T. McCuen, widow of the
late James McCuen, died suddunly Satur
day morning from heart failure, aged T4
yeara. Although Mrs. McCuen has been
.p.oor lth or the Pa,t your her
death was entirely unexpected. Mrs.
McCuen wan born In Ireland. She came
h" ln nnd wns "'"Tied to James,
MrCmn 1,1 1W- paVt's n ". I
George K. .McCuen. and one daughter, '
Dow of Hutland presided and nflleers I
were elected as follows: Stewards,
Mahlnn Kingman, E. J. Bristol, Joseph
Carter, F. C. Ward, Allen Burroughs,;
Holden Beach, O. C. Field, K. P. Burkett, j
N. U. Ball, H. E. KiiiKSland. I.ynn Ciwh-
urers, Miss Wealtha Barto, Miss Ella
Holcomb; dlMrict steward, II. F. Beach;
'Fred Orandy was reelected ' Sunday
.. ,,, ,,J, . -,,,. l,
was given for the return of tho pastor,
tho Rv. Fred Sawyer.
Miss Mabel Derway Is recovering from
her recent Illness. O. O. Norton, who
has carried on the H. A. Stickle farm
In Addison for the past four years, has
purche-sed a farm of R. W. Sturtevunt
of New Haven. E. H. Ilalloek left Mon
day for a week's visit iu Boston.
The Home Missionary society of the
Methodist Churih met Wednesday
afternoon with Mrs. J. C. Fisher. Mrs,
F. C. Phelps has returned from a visit
to her mother, Mrs, E. M. U-ine of Bur
lington. The annual meeting of the Con
gregational Church was held Monday
I "vnlng and
tho following officers
elected: Clerk, W. W. Bristol; tuas-
urcr, W. S. Bristol; deacon, W. H.
Bristol; Sunday school superintendent,
E. W, Craves; trustee, W, H. Hils
tol. There have been 35 membeis
added to the church the past year.
Tho financial condition is good. Mr,
and Mrs. E. O, Porter of Wolcott it in
visiting his aunt, Mrs. Charles Cham
plnl. The Epworth League of Ferrls
hurg will hold a dime social Friday
evening at the home, of Mr. and Mrs.
William Pecue. Joseph lyeBoeuf of
Rutland Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
W. If. Norton. E. H. Barton of Rut
land called upon friends In this city
Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. R, W. McCuen
have returned from Boston,
The "As You Like It" club will hold
a truest night Tuesday evening, January
tC at the home of Mrs. E. O. Norton. The
Rev. 1. C. flmart of Buillngton will be
the speaker of the evening. Josoph Cus
ter slipped on the Ice yesterday and fell,
spraining his left wrlft Mrs. W, K, Cor-
ham, who has been the guest of Mr,
and Mrs, B. 0, Field, returned tn Middle
bury Wednesday, Mrs. Joseph Carter
has returoes from a visit in Rutland and
MlddlebUfy.-Mf. and Mrs fi M. Lyon
here returned to Albany, N. T-, aftur a
I wo weeks' visit tn Mr and Mrs. It. W,
Day, Tuenday evening Mr. and Mrs. Jo
seph Hushlow were ghen a surprise
party by about M of their neighbors nnd
friends on the ,10th nnnlversaiy of their
marriage. They were ghen a large num
ber of presents consisting of silscrwarc
Edward C,i"ey, who has been nt the
Plttsford sanatorium for several month:),
la gaining In hen'lth. J, W. Johnson Is
In Burlington. O. W. Steadman Is very
low with little hopes of recovery. -Mrs.
CI. . Sncdcn nnd Mrs. (!. F. EdmuniH
weie In Burlington Saturday, Mrs. IV
15. Mender entertained the Needhnm
Adult Bible class of tho Methodist
Church Friday evening. .Miss Nina Ben
nnn visited In Lincoln over Sunday.
Mr. nnd Mis. T. C. Varney and Miss
Kate Casey went to MldJIehury Kilday
evening to attend the Insinuation of tho
Middlebury Urange. Mr. Varney was in
stalling officer nr.d Miss Casey acted as
miiislml -The Bristol Minufacturltig
Co. are getting n large stock of logs
and other yards r.ie being stocked
heavily. A large quantity of hard wood
logs nre being shipped from the stu
tion. The lecture by Mrs. E. G. Parmlee of
Enosburg Falls at tho Methodist Church
this evening will h free. Mary
fi Bombard of this town has been
grantee a patent for a quilting frame.
The annual roll call and business meot
lug of tho Bnptlst Church was held
last evening The Ice houses ate
being filled with a fine quality of ice
from Hocky Dale. A tenement houso
on East street, New Haven, owned by
John Fltzslmons of this town w.t
burned Sunday morning. It caught from
n defective chimney. It wan occupied by
William Brown, who lost nearly all his
household goods; Iojh on house nnd con
tents Jl,i'i, pnrtlnlly covered by Insur
ance. The Hov, E. It, Stone relumed Monday
from Bennington, where ho has boon
conducting revival meetings. Hnvlval
meetings will bo In tha Baptist Church
January 27 -.inder tho leadership ot tho
Hov. N. Thomas Hnfcr, State uvungellst.
Miss Evelyn Dumas lstted frlenda
In Middlebury over Sunday. M. B. Miles
has returned to Milton. Mr. and Mrs.
Fled Mathewson and daughter, Ella, arc
in Montreal. The tiiacherB of tho high
and graded schools were entertained by
Superintendent and Mrs. A. W. Eddy
Monday evening. There will be a meet
ing of the free public library In Holley
hall next Friday evening to hear and
act upon a proposition from W. A.
Lawrence in regard to a new library
building. Miss (reorgin Peck has been
called home from Burllnston by the
critical Illness of J. B. Rider. Miss Kale
Murray has returned to Rutland and
Mrs. Martha Randall from Grand Isle.
Mrs. John Hollls is In a Burlington hos
pital for treatment. Mrs. Hollls has been
with her for several days Mrs. Kate
H. Peuko and H. W. Pcake havo gone to
Florida for the remainder of the wlnfr.
Mrs. O. F. Edmunds has returned .
from a short stay In Burlington. Solon '
Prlnco him gone tc. Burlington for un
Tho dwelling house of Ell Dunhliie,
about thiee tulles from thu village, was
burned Tuesday morning wlih the entlio
contents. The loss is about JtivO with
small insurance. B. F. Hatch, D. D. G.
M., 1b attending Odd Fellows meetings
In Franklin county. H. L. Rlveis of Bur
lington was In town Tuesday. E. C.
Smith of Hanover. N. H., Is vlcltng rela
tives In town T H. Thomas was In Bur
lington Tuesday. Mrs. Helen Tart had
a f.eeond stroke of paralysis Monday.
There were V marriages, 30 births and
34 deaths In town the past year, Letters
advertised are ,for: Mis. Samuel Jewltt,
Mrs. James Peck, Miss Nellie Wyman,
J. Mahan. J. I!. Abernethy nnd It. F.
Hatch nro unending the poultry show In
Owing to the WnesH of tho Rev. A. B.
Putter last Sunday Noble Bull of Fer
rlsburg gave un Interesting address at
the Methodist Church. The King's
Daiighterb will give a free sociable at
the Methodist Church parlors on Friday
evening of this week to which all who
have helped in various ways on the or
gan fund are Invited. Miss Josephine
Kingslund returned to Mlddlobuiy on
Monday after spending Sunday with her
parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Herbert Kings
lund. Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Martin were
in Burlington Monday. Clark Pierce has
left the employ nf J. St. Peters and with
l..s family has moved to Ulnesburg. Wil
liam Fuller takes position vneatod
by Mr. Pierce. Mrs. Wlllam Perry is
very III with pneumonia. Mrs. Graves of
Verconnes is caring for her. Mr.
Wrin go Ambroso, who has been III with
erysipelas and pneumonia, I3 able to bo
about the house again. Joseph Floren
tine In visiting hts biother-ln-law. Rich
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lnfayotte ure
parents of a son born Jun. 10. The
Ladles' Home Circle will hold their an
nual meeting Fildny evening, Fob. 4, nt
the home of Mrs. Louis Iawrenco. Of
ficers will be elected, a musical and liter
ary program will be rendered and sup
per will be served. The men are Invited,
-Miss Coral Hurlburt, who Is III at the
home of hur uncle. Hoy Hurlburt, !n
Monktnn Is a little better.
Herbert Sumner lost a valuable horse
with lockjaw last week. Mri. C. E.
Boardmaii visited Mrs, W. K. Kirby
last Tuesday.Mr. and Mis. Henry Kir
hy were visitors at W. K. Klrby's Sat
urday. -The mid-week prayer service
will be nt W. W. Turner's. Tho Rev.
E. W. Hullo will lead the service.
J. O. Bottom was called to Boston
Sunday night by thn death of hh
nephew, Uric Hall. -Mrs. Sarnh Flem
mlng hns roturncd from Itlehmond.-N.
.1. Itn.e returned to Tlconderoga Mondu"
night. 11. J. Peek has lentvd his farm
to H. K. IJanlels, Bollin Wood of Bran
don was n gueat of J. K, Davis Satur
day. William I Unman and (5, C, Co.itiM
were in Burlington Sntiiulay.
An Infant ton of Mr. and Mrs. Allen
Warner died Wednesday night. Funeral
services were held at the homo on Satur
day afternoon, tho Itev. Mr. McCabo ofll
clating with Interment at Wcybrldgo
cemetery.-Cnrl Hhaw of llutilngton Is
tha guest of his fathei, It. L Hhaw.- Mr.
and Mrs. Wutmn Whitman of Tkondur
oga, N. Y., have been spending a few
days In town with relatives nnd friends
-The fie steg brldsn is expected this
week everything U In reiullnei for lt
(t'ontlatied nu pnge a.)
P4ULHAN MAKES RECORD
FLIGHT CROSS COUNTRY
Braved Wind That Other Aviators Hesitated to
Face and Flew 47 1-2 Miles in 63 Minutes
Prize of $10,000 Undoubtedly His.
Los Angelfr, Cnl., .Inn. IS. Louis Paul
ban In his Km man biplane to-day made a
remnrkublc cros-country flight In a wind
that other aviators hesitated to face, the
Frenchman flew from the aviation field
to "Lucky" Baldwin's ranch, 2.1 miles
away, circled (he old Santa Anita track
and bucked his way back to his tent.
In all he covered an estimated distance
of 47 1-2 miles In one hour, two minutes,
42 2-6 seconds. He flew to Baldwin's with
the wind In 30 minutes nnd came back
against It In ,1J minutes. When hs finish
ed he said that the motor was as cool
ss when he started and thnt ho could re
peat the trip at once.
The only feat approaching raulhan's
In this country was that made by one of
tho Wrights last fall on a flight with an
army officer from Wahlngton to Alxnn-.
diia and hark. I!lrlot. Lathnm, Fnrman
nnd Cody hnvo made flights nearly as
long, but they did not return. Cody flew
so miles nt Aldershot In A3 minutes last
fall. Karma n took a 20-mlle run to spend
a day shooting with a friend but he lsml
ed at one end of the trip.
Preside I'oiilandl F. Bishop of the
TOO LONELY li
Second Wife of Oil Millionaire
Sought Gay City after Snubs
Sharon, Pa Jan. IS. The precipitate
departure of Mrs. Charles Miller, wife of
General Miller, tho oil millionaire, who
in seeklntc a divorce, has resulted ln
making; public for the first time many
remarkable events which led to the shat
terlnc of her romance.
"Emma left her husband and his riches
because nf the overwhelming solitude of
her home," said a close friend of the
"Flv years affo, when
Bhe married General Miller, she believed
herself one of the happiest of women.
Cntll then she had struggled against
poverty as a music teacher and choir
singer. She had been divorced from her
first husband, A. 1. Ifulen, a piano
tuner, of Meadvllle, 'Pa., and for several
enrs had lied in New Voik boardliiK
"Then came the proffeiud love of a
man who had vust wealth. He had Just
divorced his first wife, becaus" he said
he we. Insane. Po Krama Btilen be
ame the mistress nf his palatial home In
"General Miller spends six days a
w.?uk HUer.dlntr to th business of the
Gnlena Signal Oil company, a Rreat
Standard Oil hubi.ldiary, but on Sundaj
lie believes in not even whispering a
wovO about oil or dollars. The whole
day he devotes to religious work.
"The general brought his new wife Into
the church to aid him ill his spiritual
labors, but the other women turned away.
Shu throw open the doors of their man
sion to church n ambers, but only a hu
uilllatingly lew cf them came,
"In the ti.me town lived the first wife
of Ge.icral Miller and, thouh the rourtH
had adjudged her Insane, her fellow
townspeople would not believe It.
'They turned their backs on the younger
woman in MllUr Park.
"Tho second Mrs. Miller besought her
husband to take her to New York. He
accordingly rented a inagnlll. cnt suite at
the Waldoif and theatre and opera
mused her H,,t General Miller who Is
i.. was bored. Then they tomovod to the
liaza, and h divided his time between i
New York and Franklin.
"On each trip to New York, however,
tiie wifo became more teluctant to return
to Pennsylvania, and one day last sum
mer General Mlllor said:
'Anna, I fear you care only for what
my money will buy, You lovo Now York
more than me. Havo you forgotten that
If It were not for me you might still bu
living in some dingy boarding honso?'
"Ono day last September General Miller
awoke In his Franklin home to find that
ids wife had left him to go to the Plaza
in New York.
"The general did not follow her. He
said the Inevitable had come, and he
would accept It. Then he walked toward
the home of his first wife, as if to visit I Presently W. R. Hornbaker, principal of
the woman with whom he had shared Zl hts former school, discovered that Dir.
.tears. But as he was about to enter mondsteln had violated the regulations
thn house, ho staggered as with a para- by goln to school night and day and
Ivtlo shock. Friends helped him home, withdrew his certificate. Satnr pro
Three weeks ago he experienced another tested and the mailer was referred to
hock. At the pieent time he Is a bro-( the superintendent of schools who has
Ken man, I not 't made up her mind what to do,
"1 am credibly Informed that Mrs. Mil- j
ler hopes to avoid service until sho brings GAYNOR ORDERS BRIBE
,i counter action against General Miller. I PATTl Wf nw viTirWKWV
This suit will ark for a fcettloment of riUV 10 Gijl EVIDENCE
ONE THOUSAND DANCE
AT THE YALE "PROM."
1 New Haven, Conn., Jan. 19. One thous
I ami couples last night danced away the
i forty numbers of tho Junior promenade,
the closii and ollmnx of the events of
Yale's annual social week, The Second
Heglmeiit Armory was ciowded with
underirradiiates and their guests. The
honor of leading the "prom" fell to
Frank Fltz Handolph ot Baltimore and
Mlfcs Sue Klllgslcy Boweu of Philadel
phia They were followed by Frederick
Walton Ildn of St. Albans, Vt., with
.Misa Ullrabeth James of New York city
In the boxeji were Mrs. Calvin Trues
d.tlu, -Mis. William C. Brown, New York
city; mm. Laura B, Corey, Plttaburgi
Mr. Edward X Hnrriman, Mr. Loul
R. Utoddard, N'ew Haven: MM. Robert
It, Itonsovelt and Miss l)ga Hooevelt,
Aero Club of America to-night sold he
did not "Know of nny flight equal to
Paulhan's. It Is probablo that the
prlzo of $10,000 will go to hlin.
Paulhsn maintained an altitude o.
from 1,000 to 2,000 fe.t on his way
over the valley. His highest point was
Under him, speeding over countvy
roads, were automobiles, equestrians
nnd motor ejrles, trying to be near
the machine should Paulhan fall or
have tn descend. Mrs, Paulhan was In
ono of the pursuing automobiles,
praying nd crying.
When Paulhan ranched the grand-
Island on his return ho was mobbed.
The crowd broke through the harriers
The aviator was borne over the field.
Ills countrymen klised him and wep
This event was the only one ot Im
portance in the Oay's meet. C'irtiss
did not go Inti the air until after
t Paulhan had been away for half an
I hour. Thon he gnve n pretty exhibi
tion of fun"y starting and retlted.
BOTH LIFE MID
Weather Chief Discovers "Indom
itable American Spirit" Comes
from Western Breezes.
Washington, .Ian. IS. Willis L. Moore,
chief of the weather bureau, ln an inter
view tells the World correspondent: "It
Is well known to meteorolosits that eas.
erly winds either hui? closely to the earth
or have an upwatd component of motion.
They, therefore. pather the humidity,
dukt, disease and other bacteria, and as
a ruin they are wntm and humid, All of
these conditions make tho,n foul wind-..
' under which animal life is enervated and
rendered susceptible to the trerms will -n
the winds themelves carry and dissemi
nate. "The converse Is true of the northwest
winds. They come from above, with o
downward component of motion that
bears a definite 1 elation to the velocity.
They conm from the region wheie the air
N dry, pure and highly electrified and
where ozone exists In comparatively largo
quantities. The cool, pin a air of the
northwest wind Is therefore an Invigorat
ing air. It stimulates man and all other
animal life. It brings physical energy
and mental buoyancy In its mighty
"I have not the data before me, but T
am morally certain that If the mortality
statistics of tho varioun hospitals weie
studied It would be found that moie peo
ple die under the Influence of the east
than of the west winds.
"As the greater number of tho storms
of the northern hemisphere oilginate on
the American continent wo hae a great
er atmospheric actlvltj tnd the northwest
winds a greater force.
"This may have a marked effeft as on'
of the Important environments that havi
to do with the clmi actor of the race that
H now coining to bo known as 'Amer
ican.' He has fertility of thought nnd
energy of body. May It not be that the
climate has much to do with the devel
oping of the Indomitable spirit that Is
,10w reaching out for the mastery of the
gfJH00L BOY'S DUAL ROLE,
nmurl lllnmoniNleln Y nt to Hot U
nil) nnd Nldit School,
Chicago, Jan. 1? It took a dual
personality for Samuel Dlamor.dsteln t.i
get all tho education he wanted. School.
1 v.s other bo-s attend it. was not enough
, for hint. He lived a double ltf on the
roll of the schools ho wen' to so that
he might take courses in both the day
and night schools.
Ho Is 17 years old. At the John M
Smyth school he was Samuel Dlamond
steln and lie 'attended a night school
under the name of Samuel Ileemond
After he had completed his studies In
the nlfht school and received a diploma
ho went to the Medlll high school
New York, Jan. !!. Mayor Gaynor's
municipal house cleaning swept out
of office to-day two Brooklyn deputy
tnx commissioners, Joseph T. McGow
nn and William S. rickard, nnd the
clerk of the Brooklyn board, IMwnrd
T, Brennan, The deputy commission
ers were dismissed on charges of In-
competency ana neglect or duty, and
specific charges were made ngiilnsi
ilirm that certain properties had been
under assessed In their districts.
In an affidavit filed with tho mayor,
a citizen of Brooklyn swears that he
f;nvn McGownn $ 100 to vnlue his prop
orty nt 185,000 Instead of $110,000.
The money wns paid, It Is alleged, nt
the mayor's direction, after ho had
been Informed that McUowan had
tiindo the offer.
Borough Presidont Alfred 15. Steers
of Brooklyn dlstmtnsod 800 employes
to-day. Ho aald there wm no work
for them and It Would heive been "t' e
short of larceny to keep thun
DEATH IN WIND
FLIES WITH WIFE
Paulhan Ereaks All Records b:
Carrying Five Different Pas
sengers in Biplu.il?.
TAKES HEARST ON SHORT TRIP
Aviation Meet Ends To-day-Average
Been 30,000 and Finan
cial Success Sure.
Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 19. -By carrylnir
his wife on a :C-mlle crois country trip
from the aviation Held to a point half a
mile out oer the ocean and bacK, by
taking another passenger on a 12-mlle
flight over thn fields and by taklns three
other passengers one at a time on short
flights, Louis Paulhan to-day established
new wniM's records for heavier than air
fl;. Ing machines. No other aviator has
aken 'ip so many passengers In one dvj
and no other avintor has taken a wnmai
for a high flight oyer fields nnd surf for
:nuie than Do mile.
i'aulhan flew at an altitude of from Vin
to !,'" feet. Thero were no i!fo buoys tied
lo tho machine.
Thn passenger carrying record Is held
by Orvllle Wright, who flew with Captain
Engleliardt for one hour and 3.", mlnutet
at Berlin last fall, hut Wiight did no'
leave nie coutse.
: aulhan flew ."3 minutes on his trip
with his wife. His 12-tnlle trip was made
with Clifford B. Harmon of New York
Besides he took tip Mrs. Cortland E
Bishop, Lieut. Peiil Betk of the United
States army signal enrp and William
i.andolph Hearst. The (i.ghU were made
under perfect atmosphe-tc conditions.
UKCKIPTS f.vi.ivo PAILT.
To-morrow Is the last day of the meet.
Curtlss will go to Hammondsport. N. Y .
to strirt work on a biplane heavier than
he has used here. He sajs he will de
monstrate with t:l new- machine th
he can get along without the Wilgl t
According to the treasurer's report this
first aviation meeting in America has
been an unqualified success. Those whose
subscriptions made It possible to brim;
the noted French and American aviators
here, will receive every dollar they risk
ed nnd probably more.
Attindaneo so far has averaged ".'I.Am
a day. Receipts have been estimated at
close to J.'O.i"! a day and 1 ..If that
amount for each of the ten dat' wduII
total sufficient to cover thu estimated
expense of IKM) for the meeting
Northern California cities, San Fran
cisco, Oakland nnd probably Sacrament)
ait ceitaln to fee aeroplano flights with
in a few diys. Charles F. Willard, who
established the landing roeord, among
other feats at Dnnlngiieji. announced to
day that would go north cither Fri
day or Saturday to give demonstrations,
Paulhan rnav go alo He is still con
sidering propositions made to him.
BIG STORM DAMAGE ABROAE
American Tourists at Fnshlonable Al
pine Itesorta .shut In by 1 npre
Paris. Jan. 13. Storms of exceptional
violence have been raging for the pa.si
!S hours, the center being In the east
of France. The rivers have overflowed
their banks In many places. Belfort is
completely utifter water nnd Moselle In
Geneva, Jan. 13. Scores of American
visitors at the fashionable Alpine resorts
are Imp! is.ined Indefinitely on account of
the heavy continuous rains. Such a
condition has never ben known before
In Switzerland, ln the uppor regions, th
snowfall measured from three to 10 feet,
and large sections on the niour.tsJn rail
roads have been washed out or are buried
under the snow.
Miles of wires are down and It will
take weeks to repair the damage. The
wlr I blew at times at the rate of 110
miles nn hour.
A dozen towns and a score of villages
are suffering from the floods, torrents
running through the streets.
No deaths are reported so far, but three
"Americana are missing from Davos.
They left on a skiing expedition a day
or two ao and have not since bfrn
GOVERNOR HARMON MAY
"RENT" WHITE HOUSE
Washington, Jan. U Covernor Harmon
of Ohio, was un obe-t of much Interest
nl the gathering of the governors of tht
States in the east room of the Whit
JIoudo vesterday afternoon. Wnlle wait
ing with the '.M other ctcutlves for tl
appearance of tho President, Govcrtini
Harmon wandered from window to win
dow of the famous old room gazing nut
Into the grounds
"How do you like the view, Gover
not ?" he was aiked.
"Very much indeed," he replied. "I
understand this house it. for rent evoij
"Are you thinking of applying for a
"Well," lnushed tho Governor, "wher
you go home hunting you usually havi
to consult your wife, so 1 won't say any
thing until I sno her. But she's In town
yon know, and we may talk It over,"
Ir. I). K. Kaatnmn of Newport Chose!
Prarldent of Slate Association.
White Hlver Junction, Jan. 18. Tht
seml-nnnunl meeting of the Vermont
Veterinary Medical association was held
here to day and the following ofllcert
elected: President, D. K, Eastman ot
Newport; vlct-presldents, a. H. H. Lewi
of Barre and O. E. Quit of Barre; lecre
wry and treasurer. George T. Stevenr. of
i.nrl'ngtou ete it to enmmlttee. (1 1),
S od Dr Welti, aid Vt Prouty