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TOE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, OCTOHET. n. 1012,
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3QT THE PIECES or THE JOWSO .gTOWM . . SQ J?p THE RAIN
HAPPENINGS IN YERMONT
(Continued from pnnc 12.)
ceretnry. Hazel Cook; social comnntlcc,
crrlco 1 ops, Angroletta Rossi, Annie
Ina Hid well, Ethel Rogers, Inez Carroll;
uiiiiiiiiivu 1.111 viuro uiuiivi jii.iia viuiinih
Ics. -L nion-HilprrJijioiKiont uonert w
aLllIIUr nltl'Ill 1 Ml'iMJtl Y I'll uuiM lit. 1
mdolph Tucnday afternoon, returning
n MnntnrMIri in thn fVPtilnir Tor inn its-
psnav even nil. ;v iuiiuimt n um iimmi
ttpnripfl the onrnlnc of thn T.oulfilatnro !
Montpclicr AVodnpfduy, Thrnuph the
cency of E. K. Campbell, Sunorlntomlent
I. I 3. trrmil IlilH IIIJUUIIL 11 L Ill.llUdlU UI1U
Roy Grny has bought the Charlps
(VI tT I Pl.t I U U I I U U DUr. mill -Ml.
ivm or ii i r noil u it l. inn n i urn in
HI III Ull III' I i'uu 11 v. umi nvim i in;
ns niinu in. Liits uiu iji uv n niuiu mi
roln Aunoii ana jcwusmiry ami is
r tl,l V,r, tr.1.1 Mm llfirrf TTtill
t At OU...1.. t I
.... - -V. t ...1.1 I..
t, f?Vilfrir fn n fnw Ti-noltR.
Gcorcc Ashly went to BurllnRtnn Tucs-
ny lor a. row weclcs. ncron Kvnns or
lit! .I1llllrill'l 111.!! fVHi'UU VIII MIH I'll lll'l
Ullivr. in ill. iiiiiM-i iin ri I ni hi
'.plscopal Church Wcclnesrtay pvi-iilntr.
iert Word or sew lorn city is tno sucst
. i-l . I TT r TTT.....1 lt it. .11.
I UIll.li;. Ill Jt llllllli L11.lllhl' 111111-
ty ir vipninK nia iiausnicr, jmis. jtrown,
o her honin In North Fayston.
Gladys Goodell Is at homo for u wool.
1 Vf Unrnli I7..ii. nt rifllmt ll'lir. Una
ho cranco fair Saturday more was a
lino exhibition of necdlo work, a raro
collection of historic relics a Kooii iius-
play of vegetables. An excellent address
was civen ny air. unrner 01 iiarre.
It Is alined to establish, arc nn asso
cliittd eharllles with rniployinent bur
eau, a suivey work to nscrrtalti condi
tions In toun und direct help intelllKently
an officii for the reception and distri
bution of clolhinc and other necessities,
rest room for women nnd children, bed
for an emergency hospital, and a plaijo
win re anyone may come for help of
any nature. Kach one contributing to
the fund this week receives a button to
ie worn durlnK the week and a clock
illiil In the postofflce of the sesernl vil
lages of the' town will denote prosress.
meeting was held the other cvrninir
In the Interest of the lnter-Statu
Poultry association, which Is planning
for an exhibit to be held In this village,
some time In December. C. W. Cameron
Is the association president and H. I..
Urle, secretary. AmonB real eslatu
transfers Is the purchase by I'rcd r'ar-
rlnKton of Quechee'of the home premises
of Mrs. Helle Hanchette Dunbar and
also of the blacksmith establishment of
John II, Mol.nuchllu, where Mr. KnrrlnK-
ton is to (.onduct a wond-tnrnlnc and
The sixth annual lneellnc of the Wind
sor county v. M. C. A. (ommlttce w.w
held this week at which repot ts Wire
read, w.'i'.cn bhf i' 1 the year's will; 11
have been successful. Archibald C. liurd,
who for the pat six ar.. Ins piuved
an able executive secretaiy, was re-cn-
Kat;e(l for his sdventh year, and V. 1M-
ward Davie, win l.it year liecame as
sistant secietary, was also ro-appolntcd.
lYccedlni; the hus'ness nieetiiiK the
annual dinner of committee members
was held at the While Itlver Tavern.
Hartford. AmoiiK those pi cent were Dr.
Jind Mr. V. T. Kidder, Woodstock; .Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur 11 Wilder, also of
Woodstock: Mr. and Mrs. Horace C,
retire, Ilnrtford; .Mr.
C. Mind, W. idlwarl
Mrs. It, I'. Meerh, Hurry I.. Gale, White
Hlvir Junction; I'. I'. Campbell, Wilder,
and III win I Inii.ills, llertforil.
C. F. Stoddard of firond brook spent
..- 1 I ..I. ,.i -v-io
Vivian Doimlns of Claremont, N. H., Is
vIsltliiK here. John Stoddard of Klpton
Jias been with his parents, Mr. and Mrs
1.. Ktnrifli, i-il wVin ,..ii,i.i (lt, fi ti rintomn
Grace (J. T'tnlon of l'ittslleld and Irvlm?
Jloberts of South Itoyaltou were married
Septembers by thi Hov. K. Ii. M. Barnes
I W II..,, noli l.ifl ..a), f....
o I'rultland I'ark, Fin., for the winter.
T tlnili,i.ll n.l Cnr.,11.. trn a.mn in
' lorioa lor me uimer. iinruiii r tsu
vlsltlns his parents, Dr. and Mrs. K.
I-'Isk.- Walter J'"oster is In Hoehester,
II., where ho has employment.
Increasing Difficulties Require Ap
propriation of $50,000, Says
Public Service Commission.
ind Mrs. .1. F.
Mr. and Mis. A.
Davie.!. Mr. and
John S. Kimball Is at K:VHtport, Me,
for a three weeks,' vacation. Mrs
Acnes Carnes of Quebec returned Sat
urihn after a week's visit at Frank O
Jtolu rts. Miss Cogswell of Concord
r ll. nun .wish Miirievaiii u isosioii
nio Buests of Miss Ann Sarsent. Mrs,
A. Henry Matsou returned Saturday
from a throe weeks' visit m Mansfield
O. -Mrs. J, W. Cartis Is xpciulInK a
few days In Nortnneiii. unaries i-oin-dexter
caiiKht his rlsht hand in a
Krlndstone at the Woodbury sheds
Friday evenlnc. erilshlnc It Ki that
two HnKrn liad to lie removed by Dr.
O. V Greene. Mr. and Mrs. W. V.
J.awbss havo eorue from llimlwlok and
lire HvIiik at W. V. A'llinofs. Hnmry
Frcneh was hero Monday collectlnn
money for the Salvation Army harvest
fund,--The Itev. Oscar M. Chamberlain
bus accepted a call to the pastointo
oi mo oiiki (CHilouai i.nuren and no
Bins his work at once. Homer I.,
fikeols of I.udlow was here Monday.
Tho funeral of .Mrs. Chester Cndy In
Ttarnaril wnH attended Sufiday by sev
rnil from this plabo. Frank Wllllanis
of Windsor Is via;!1""- here, Mrs. A. Ii.
Stearns of SprlilRlleld is nt Frank K.
"W'li Mace's. A son was born Hepteinher
Hi to Mr. and Mfs. Hnrley II. Shepard.
Albert D. Gonyrm of Randolph Is spend
Jn some tlriie at' Iteml liaiiKevlns. It. M,
Newton of Fltclivllle, county llsh and
paiuo warden, was hero Mdndiiy.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION.
Vnder nusplccs of tho Hartford Mutual
Aid association a house to house can
vass Is helm; made this week to solicit
funds for a district nur.se and other
like work. It Is hoped to secure abouf
SI,4i)0 lo carry on this work in all Its
details, If this 1 1 1 1 1 i ii 1 1 1 Is not fully raised
tin dlstilet nurse will be the llrst branch
M.irtcd and others tiiken up as funds
pre ccuicd. The other branches, which
VICISMTIIJIIS or Ynr.r. VOTI-.IIS.
(Mnzie V. Caruthers In New York
So politics (iln't what they were?"
asked Voter Newly-Made.
You bet they ain't you bet they ain't,"
Old Politician said.
Time was, my boy, If any man was
not a Denimycrat,
He had to be a Republican; t'was nar-
rered down to that,
We fouuht like cats n doss we did,
hut every one stood pat! j
Oh, politics Is BettlnR most outraneous!"
"What's that a-maklm; so much noise?"
asked Votfr "Newly-Made.
'RumpnKln' up nnd down the States
throiiKh every burs and town,
A-startlln' tho Conservatives and stalkln"
Sure, G. O. P. Republicans, they oughtcr
knock them down!
An awful mc-s of politics he's makin'!"
What's all that mob of females there?"
asked Voter Newly-Made.
Shucks! Them's the Voters for Women
crowd," old Politician said.
'They want to wrassel at the polls (Ha!
Ha!) like men folks do;
To Kain that end, they swarm tho
sliects and claw like wildcats, too,
They're wuss'n Iloadlcea and all her
Just IlKKcr on the babies they're ncslcct-
"Where am I at.' Where am 1 at?" Rasped
"We're all o' u.i a-.iskln' that,," Old Poli
"ls bad eunuch for us who are ac
customed to the fray,
tWe clianne our minds quite frenucnt-
ly a dozen times a day),
Rut Its' fierce lo be as Kreuli as you,
and all that I can say
Is, toss a dliiie and cast your vote nc-cordln'!"
Imitation MretN TIiIn Month mill Xi-1
I In I CM mill I'Iiiitn.
Invlt.ition meets of the Shelbiirnc
liounds and Mr. IIIrkIiisoh's (The Middle-j-ex)
lire to he held on the followlns dates
In October and November;
Mnn. 11th, Slielluune House (Mr. W.)
Wed. HIlli, The Kennels (Mr. II.)
Thurs. 17th, Mi. Moikiiu's (Mr. W.)
Frl. inn, Mr. Ilartlett's (Mr. H.)
Siit. 1!)th, -Mr. Fletcher's (Mr. W.)
Mon. !!bU, Shelhurne House (Mr., 11.)
Wed. Ird, Mr. Holt's (Mr. W.)
Frl. !!.".th, Clmilotte (Mr. II.)
Sat With. Mr. Hurley's (Mr. W.)
Mon. th, Shelhurne (Mr. II.)
Wed. :'.nth. Mr. Tucker's (Mr. W.)
Thurs. "IM, The Kennels (Mr. II.)
Bat. '-'nd, Miss Meach's (Mr. 11.)
Mon. Ith, Mr. lllalr's (Mr. W.)
Tiles. .Mb, ShelburiiH (Mr. II.)
Wed. fith, Chnrlotte Four Cor,...(lr. W.)
Frl. Mb, Mr. HyliiKton's (Mr. II.)
Sat. Hth, Shelhurne HoiisefMr, ll.&Mr.W.)
Meets at 11:00 a. m. subject to clianue on
account of the weather.
A. IIFNIIY HIGGINSON, M. F. It
J. WATSON WKUI1, M. F. It
Its 13th biennial report to the Gen
Assembly the Vermont public serv
ice commission says In part:
Circumstances over which we have had
absolutely no control have delayed the
much-needed Improvements at White
River Junction, In which so many of the
traveling public arc especially Interested.
In our Inst biennial report we stated that
tvc bad Issued an order dlrectliiR cxten
flve Imiiinvements In the passenger sta
tion, adequate enlargement of the station
platfoims, the construction of a subway
for pedesti kins, and other designated im
plements; and that an appeal had been
taken from that order to the supreme
court, where It was then pcndlns. Since
then the supreme court has rendered Its
decision whereby our order was affirm
ed; and It seemed then that the lltlcatlon
must be at an end, and that the order
would be fulfilled. Indeed, the directed
lepalrs and reconstruction of the passen
Kcr station were made, which rendered
that station well fitted to serve the trav
eling public. Hut, notwithstanding the
decision of our supreme court, the Cen
tral Vermont Railway company brought
In tile Frilted States district court for
I this district Injunction pioceedliiKS
ii(,-ainst this commission seeking to le
j strain us from eiiforcini; our order In re-
rpect of the subway, and, fallhiK to pre
vail In that court, which refused to Kraut
such Injunction, the Central Vermont
Railway lompany appealed the case to
the I'liiled States Supreme Court, where
that appeal Is still pending.
Rut In November, l'.Ml, Just when we
were considering enforcing the order, or
trying to, notwithstanding the proceed
ings In the federal courts, for no Injunc
tion nor i entraining order had been
grunted, the newly repaired passenger
station was wholly consumed by fire.
nils presented a new situation and sug
gested the thought that a new station
should he constructed on the west side
of all of the tracks; anil a petition was
brought to us by the Hoston a Maine
railroad, asking to have our order modi
fled, In view of the fire, and another pe
tition was prefeired by citizens anij others
asking to have an order Issued directing
the construction of a new station on the
west side of ull the tracks. I'pon hear
ing of those petitions It developed that,
owing to the plans of the two railroads
as to securing rights or way and char
ter rights for new lines that they had do
elded to build In Massachusetts and in
New Humpshlic, and the uncertainty of
the outcome of their respective demands
before various tribunals, It was not
thought advisable by any of the parties
concerned to undertake to solve the prob
lem of the location of the station at White
River Junction and tho slzo and (limllty
thereof till those other questions had
been determined; for on the determination
of them depended where and how the
two rallioads would enter White River
Junction, ami whether the Interchange
of freight between them, nnd most of the
shifting, would bo done on the New
Hampshire side of the Connecticut river,
rather thiiu as now in the yard at White
River Junction, and so determine the lo
cation and quality of a passenger sta
tion that would best servo tho traveling
public mid both the railroads.
Therefore, pending the .statement of
those questions, It was the Judgment of
all the parties concerned that the cases
should be held open, as they havu been.
A finul hearing Is now set for August i".i,
191", when there Is eveiy reason to he.
lleve the mutter may be detei mined. In
the meantime we linvc caused us good
a temporary arrangement ns possible to
be made for the traveling public, and
hope that public will be patient with this
delay, which has been unavoidable, and
not less Irksome to us than to any other
set of men,
A. M. Mason, a farmer living near Ca
naan, Me., says: "Foley Kidney Pills
havo entliely cured inn of sclatlo rheu
matism caused by uiie acid in my blood.
It hns also removed numerous black
specks that were continually beforo my
eyes, I am only too glad to say a good
word for Foley Kidney Pills," J. W.
O'suliivuu, :i Church Btrcct,
STATION AT HI'RI.INGTON.
No, '.'vs. acts of I!il0. authorizes this
commission, on petition for thnt nurnose.
to Older the railroad corporations who.se
railroads connect In the city of Hurling
inn, in i inirii iiL-i anil iiiaiuiaii) mere a
union passenger station, If we should de
termine that to be necessary for the
reasonable accommodation of the public.
petition for a new passenger station
has been brought under that act, Hut the
rivalry and conflicting Interests of the
two railroads concerned have been so
great, the desire to do a Itttlo damage
as poBslhle to the various Industrial con.
cems Involved In Hut suggeuted plans,
lias uecn so embarrassing, ho uncertain
were the petllloneiH us to whnt should
be adopted for the location and con
structlon ol the station, and so difficult
were the problems presented by each
of the plans suggested, that, at tho re
quest or an patties, thu hearing!) have
been continued from time to time over
u long period In order to five opportunity
ror miiuy aim ror an endeavor to recon
cllo conflicting Interests. Finally we havo
unnounceu wiui we would order the Cen
tral Vermont Railway company and the
Rutland Railroad company, the two rail
.ruuuu tuutcuiuo. cuustruut a uulun
passenger station nl tho foot of Main
street, about 11) fei t west of the west
line of Hattery street, uiu! that the
tracks should he elevated so that they
could be reached from the station sub
stantially at grade.
That elevation will be such as to ne
cessitate the inustnietlon of underpasses
at College, King and Maple stieets. The
station pioper Is to cost $W),ihki. and the
platforms nnd protecting sheds will cost
about ."AIM In addition. The whole work
ordered, Including the track elevation,
the adjustment of the railroad yuids
thereby necessitated, and land damages,
will cost from $3W,ftni to $.0,(Hi, of which
amount the city of liuiilngton will be as
sessed nbout $in,.ifln, and the State about
$2,fiXi, the last because the Maple street
crossing Is eliminated under the grade
crossing act. After the most careful con
sideration and the aihlce of the best
engineer whom we miild employ, we aie
well satisfied that, of all the plans con-j
sldcred, in that can be suggested, the one
thnt we have adopted, known as "the
track elevation scheme," Is tile only prac
tical solution of the problem, and will
best satisfy the needs of the public lit
geneial, of the city of Hurllngton, and
of the railroads concerned. A formal or
der will be Issued Just ns soon as the
detailed plans and specifications can be
The work referred to In our last bien
nial report, of a radical reconstruction
r.iul rearrangement, In accordance with
f.pproved and designated stand. irds, of all
the wires and poles In the cities of Mnut
peller nnd Harrc, nnd the territory be
tween them, has been continued during
the last two years, and Is now nearly
completed, thus effecting a much needed
public Improvement. I'ndcr the super
vision of this commission, and with the
aid of tho State's attorney of Franklin
county, a like work Is In progress. In the
city of St. Albans, where many lecon
Etructlous and rein rnngi incuts and other
desirable Improvements have already
been made, and others are soon to bo
made, all In accoi dance with a general
plan made by a competent expcil em
ployed by this commission. We have al.-o ,
Instructed the same expert lo go iiS
soon as he can to Hurllngton and Inspect
the arrangement and construction of the
electric light, electric power, and tele
phone wiring and construction theie, and
to icport any deficiencies that he finds, hi
order that we may correct them.
On March 1". 1011', Robert A. Lawrence,
while taking a bath In lib. home In the
city of Rutland, reached from the me
tallic bath tub, filled with water, and
grasped the switch In the socket of a
nearby electilc light, either to tutn the
light on or off, and received such an c!jc
trlc shock that he soon thereafter died.
We caused examination of the slticitlon
to be mado by the same expert !efore re
ferred to. There were Indications that the
wire wa.s "grounded" on the Inside of
the llxtuie, and probabl.v, owing to faulty
construction, there was a leakage of thn
high potential current, through a certain
guy wire, into the secondary. Wo have
caused all faulty construction detected by
our expert to be corrected, and have ex
acted that all guy wires should have In
sulators in circuit therewith; that sec
ondary wires should not be milntulncd
on the same arm with high potential
wires; and that high potential wires
should In all cases, except at points
wheie they enter cut-outs or transform
ers, be carried by standard pettlco.it gins.,
or porcelain Insulators.
Wo have Investigated every Important
accident that has occurred during thu two
last yearn hi the operation of the vuriou.s
public sei vice corporations .subject to our
supervision. Those Investigations have
been made either by the examination of
witnesses nt public hearings, or by an
investigation Informally conducted by
one member of this commission. During
the two years covered by our last bien
nial report "d per.sons, were injured and
F-even killed on the electric railways of
this State, while tho corresponding fig
ures for the period covered by this report
no eight injured and live killed. Some
of the accidents that we nave investi
gated have oceui red to linemen in .the
imploy of electric light mid power com
panies, and to others, In consequence of
faulty construction or Improper Insula
tion; and our Investigations of those ac
cidents have resulted in remedying thoso
The following shows the number of per
Mint) killed or Injured In this State by
coming In contact with electric wires,
for the two years ending June , m:, a.s
reported to this commission by the
f-pcctlvo companies on whoso lines
Total number killed
Total number Injured
I Ineincn or other employes killed...
Linemen or oilier employes Injured,,,
Other than employes killed
Other than employes Injured
KLIMINATION OF GRADIJ CROSS
INGS. This State never enacted a statute
of inoro muni font nnd Keneral public
benefit than the law requiring thy
elimination of grade crossings. That
law requires every railroad In this
Stnto annually to eliminate ono grade
crossing for every eighty miles of Its
railroad and fraction thereof In excesti
of forty miles. Thn statute In effect
limits the animal expense for these
elimination.) to $100,000, for it provides
that the State shall not be assessed
more than twenty-llvo per cent, or
mich expense, nor more than 25,001
nnnunlly- n fur '""'It 1 keep tho
expense within Hi" prescribed limit
have been rorceu 10 excuse several
from the statutory requirement of nn
nunlly elluiliiutlug at least one grad"
ciosslng, an 1 to exercise the utmost
vigilance In respect of tho eliminations
that were undertaken, Hy thnt means
we have been able, till now, lo liae
each of the other railroads nnnuull;.
eliminate Its quota of grade crossings.
And we have distributed those ellm-
InatWins throughout the length and
breadth of the State, so that every
section theleof Is benellted by tills
work. Hut we ore no longer able to
do this, with the existing limitation
as to expense.
As time goes on the grade crossings
that remnln present engineering prob
lems of Increasing llfflculty and ex
pense, nnJ now we are confronted
with this situation: Unless the Legis
lature will Increase the appropriation
for this most Important work, that
work will have to be curtailed. We
have now many dangerous crossings
that should be eliminated and evil
such elimination would cost nt least
J.in.nnn. This means that, under the
existing appropriation for this work
one such elimination represents ono-
half the possible grade crossing elim
ination for that year, anil we shall bo
forced to excuse most of the other
railroads from eliminating their quota
for that year, nn 1 the same thing wMl
have to bo repeated annually there-I
During the four years en ling Jtlh'
30, lfiM, we ordered tho elimination
of seventy-two grade crossings, 'in
tinnunl average of eighteen: and dur
ing the six years ending June 30, 1912
we ordered eighty-six such ellmiTi.i
tloiis, an annual average of fourteen
We have done this, required each
railroad to eliminate its annual quota.
Jlstrlbuteil the eliminations through
out the State, as above reclteJ, anl
kept within the appropriation, only by
the exercise of the greatest caro In
the eholce of crnsings for elimination,
and by exacting that a railroad which
Is required, for example, to eliminate
three grade crossings annually, should
ehoone one comparatively expensive
elimination, and two comparatively
Inexpensive ones. Hut those inexpen
sive and dangerous eliminations no
longer exist, nnd so we can no longer
pursue that policy.
AVe are now confronted with the
necessity of curtailing this Important
work to an extent that amounts almost
to Its abandonment, or hnvlng an In
creasid ansnopi lation theretor. We, there
fore, most earnestly recommend that
section 4."i.VJ of the public statutes h?
amende 1 by changing the words there
in "twenty-live tlumsan 1 dollars" to
"llfty thousand dollars," which will
allow us annually to expend for thin
work the sum of $200,000, of which not
more than $,'0,f,fl0 shall be paid by the
KNEW OF FOUR
Archbold, Morgan, Frick and
Gould the Contributors, Says
THE U. S. WALKE
Colonel Roosovolt expects to meet ai
dinner Comptroller Wm. A. Pender
gast of Now York city. State Chair
man Wm. H. Hotchkiss of tho Progres
sive party, Frank A. Munsoy and
Georgo W. Perkins. Colonel Roosevelt
hoped, ho sold, that Governor Hiram
Johnson of California, his running
mate on the progressive ticket, and
Oscar S. Straus, progresslvo candidate
for governor of New York, would be
able to Join In tho dinner conference.
Tho colonel will probably leave Mon
day next on his projected trip to th
I. W. W. DEFERS ACTION.
l.it'Utciiiiiit mid Two .Miicliinihts
Dc.ifl Six Injured I'.pav
t'l'.v of Crew.
Newpoit, It. I., Oct. 1. 'I'be explosion
of the fnrward end of the port turbine to
gether with the steam chest on the tor
pedo boat destroyer Walke, off Hrenton's
Reef lightship to-day, Instantly killed
Lieut. Donald I'. Morrlrou, the chief en
gineer officer, and wounded eight others,
two of whom, J. W. Itiimpf and II. L.
Wlldir, both machinist'!) mates of the
first-class, died to-night on board
hospital ship Solace.
K. H. Crawford, gunner's mate of
destroyer Patterson, one of the umpires
named to watch the speed tests of the
Walke and John Delanc, a first-class
tlicman of the Walke. were said to be In
a critical condition to-night. Others In
jured are: Lieut. Robert L. Montgomery
of the dcstinyer Fanning, an umpire of
the speed tests; D. S. Kelly, chief ma
chinist's mate; W. R. Klaus, oiler; F. Ii.
The explosion came Just lis the Walke
start) d on u full speed contest In com
pany with other destroyers of the third
group. A heavy -mitheil gnh was
blowing, making up a rough sea so that
whrn the W.ilko's sister ship, Perkins,
ciuie ini lo help, It was necessary for
the dike's crew to pour oil on tho
water before a boat could lenture alongside.
The dWcIpllue of the crew Is said to
have been perfect and their conduct in
leaping down Into the stiuin filled en
glim loom to carry out their wounded
comrades brought the highest praise
I mm their superiors, Lieut, t'iias. R
Train, the commanding officer on tint
bridge at the time oi the explosion,
handled the situation in a wuy to gain
him pcisonnl commendation from Rear
Admiral Hugo Osterhaus, commander of
the Atlantic fleet, who boaided the de
htioyir later. A boiuil of Inquest held
on board tin W.ilko found that her
port tlllblne was deslroyed. She canii)
Into harbor under her own steam and
will go lo the Now York navy yard
for i cpulrs.
Washington, Oct. 2. Four contributions
of Jirm.onfl each, from John D. Archbold
of the Standard Oil compyiny. J. P.
Morgan & Co., H. C. Frick and Georgo J.
Gould were made to the republican na
tional campaign fund of 19l according to
records of the late Cornelius N. BHrs.
which passed through the hands of Georgo
R. Sheldon, treasurer of the 19CS repub
lican committee, who testified to-day be
foro the Senate committee Investigating
Mr. Sheldon said .Mr. Hllss gave him a
detailed statement of the 1W1 funds; that
he noted "these large contributions" and
that he was positive no record appeared
of the $K,000-.rchbold contribution hav
ing Ncn returned. With equal posltlve
ness, he swore that thn records showed
the disputed E. II. Harrlman fund of
$2I0,0TO liad been received by Mr. Hllss
for the "New York republican State com
mittee, headed by R R. Odell, Jr.
"That fund of $210,000 was raised at the
request of H. R. Odell," said Mr. Shel
don, "and turned over to his committee
In Its entirety."
Mr. Sheldon's statements were made
during a lull In a day of wrangling be
tween Senator Jos. M. Dixon, manager
of Colonel Roosevelt's present campaign,
and members of the Senate committee.
Senntor Dixon charged the committee
with concentrating Its activities upon tho
Roosevelt funds, and Ignoring the finan
cial activities In behalf of all other can
didates, republican and democratic alike.
CHARGES INDIGNANTLY DENIED.
Committee members heatedly denied
this, declining that arrangements for the
Investigation had been left entirely In the
hands of Chairman Clapp, a strong sup
porter of the progressive national candi
date, and that manugers for all candidates
had been subpoenaed to testify.
J. P. Morgnn will appear before the
committee to-morrow to be questioned as
to his financial participation In the 1901
or other national campaigns. Based on
demands made by Senator Dixon to-day,
Charles P. Taft may be willed to testify
ns to his contributions this year In sup
port of tho President's campaign for re
nomlnatlon. Senator Dixon declared ho
had heard that the President's brother
Published statements of Governor Wil
son and Senator La Folletto that they
did not receive $70,0)1 contributions from
Charles R. Crane, testified to ye.sterd.iy
hy E. H. Hooker, will result In the call
ing of Mr. Crane as a witness at an early
Senator Dixon demanded that the com
mittee exuinjne "before election" every
one who handled funds or might havo
contrlhuled to the pre-convcntlon cam
paigns of Taft, Wilson, Underwood, Har
mon, Clark or La Follette. Senator Dix
on accounted for over $0i's0OO more of
Roosevelt funds used in the fight before
the republican national convention at
DIXON HANDLED ONE FUND.
The fund handled by Senator Dixon
was largely contributed by Oco. i . Per
kins, Frank A. Munsey nnd Dan R.
This fund of JO'l.ivio was In addition, ho
aid, to the litl,0ofl handled by E, H.
Hooker nt New York for the city primary
fight and the New York branch of the
national Roosevelt comnifrtce nnd the
$11)2,000 given by Wm. Fllnn In Pennsyl
vania. Thu amounts contributed by Mr.
Perkins, Mr, Munsey and Mr, Hanna
were also In addition to their contrlbu
tlons to the New York fund.
Two other witnesses were heuid to-day.
James O. Cannon, president of tho
Fourth National bank of New York, said
he had audited Cornelius N. Hllss's ex
penditures as republican national treas
urer In 1WM, but he knew nothing of tho
Congressman John Weeks of Massachu
setts Was questioned as to campaign
contributions by New England Industries
In 190, pte.lous to thn tariff revision of
1,H!. He said he liad handled over $110,-
ono In national, congressional nnd State
campaign funds that year, hut that none
of It came from corporations and none of
It was made as a result of tariff uKlta-tlon.
nnnds ntuchnrned Are AdrUrfl
Stay Oat arttlr.
Lawrence. Mas., Oct. 2 Action regard.
Ing another strike of textile mill opera
tives was deferred to-night nt! a meet
ing of tho central committee of tho in
dustrial workers of tho world. The com
mittee considered tho case of opera
tives alleged to have been discharged
from tho mills because of participation
In last' Monday's "protest" ntrlke, and
advised them to stay out quietly.
Wm. D. Haywood, the Industrial Work
ers of tho World organizer, who return
ed here to-night from tha trial of Ettor,
Glo-annIttl and Caruso at Salem, said
after a conference with other leaders
of his organization:
"Tho mill owners In Lawrence are
now on strike against tho operatives
whom they havo refused to take hack
Into the mills. Tho 1. W. W. will havo
to discuss means to fight this kind of a
strike. I shall probably be in the vicin
ity for two weeks and T shall give mm,'
of my personal attention to thi- mat
(From tho Vermont Union-Jo' ;. 1
The animals and birds on whi- i tee
Is now oft jire: Rabbits or b.i'- s, i
March 1. not more than fix to . person i
day; gray squirrels, to Decern! cr 1, no
more than live a day; ruffed grouse n
partridge, to November IS, woodcock
November 13, not more than live gumsi
or woodcock a day nor more than 23 o.
either In a season; quail to December 1
English snipe and plover not upland plo
ver, to December 1.
Except wild ducks, no more than fiv
game bird of any species may be taken Ii
o day. Twenty ducks may be taken. Up
land plover are protected until August 1
1915, wood ducks to September 15, 1916, and
pheasant or English partridge until Oc
tober 1, U18.
No fox or skunk may be taken between
September 13 and October 15. In general
tho open seasons Include tho first day but
not the last.
of Uiu aumllcr rullroaJs of the stuto
"There ain't nothln' very bad nbout me,
ma'am, there ain't." said tho beggar at
the Huston .back door.
"Think not?" said the lads with thu
spccUiics. "J low about your tiimuuiiuV"
WHO WII.I HEIiP.
Tho Home for Destitute Children, now In
Its 66th year, has the promise of J25.0O0
from Mrs. Fletcher Proctor, in case
an equal amount Is raised. It has care4
for 153 children tho past year. If all wh
havo the welfare of tho little children at
heart will give according to their meant
we shall soon have a liberal sum to send,
other places will bo encouraged to give,
and Vermont can claim Mrs. Proctor't
noble pledge. Do It nowl Subscrlbttoni
will be received by the Burlington Bav
Ings Rank and by tho treasurer of tht
Home, Mrs. C. S. Isham.
ninioxAUV op teums.
nocki feller enn write a few -words
a sheet of paper and make It
$,",o,,no. That's capital.
The United States can take an ounc
and a quarter of gold, stamp an "eagle"
on It nnd make it worth $:0. That'i
A mechanic can take material wortll
$3 and mako watch springs worth JtOOiX
A woman can purchase a hat for tJ,
hut prefers ono which costs $30, That'i
A ditch digger works ten hours a daj
nnd 'randies several tons of dirt for H-'-S.
That's labor. Power nnd Elflclency.
Comes spicy nutiimn, freshly fair,
And llckle as a hen:
We doff our summer underwear.
Then put It on agnln.
ROOSEVELT IS AT HOME.
I.eiiveH for WiiNblngtiiu l.nle To-nlKht
after n Conference.
Oyster Hay, N. Y,, Oct. 2, Home nt
Sagamore UIU lifter his long western
mid southern trip, Thcodoro Roosevelt
will spend a few Iiouih with his fam
ily beforo resuming campaign activ
ities. The colonel reached Oyster Hay
shortly after six o'clock to-night. To
morrow night he will go to New York
for a campaign conference, Late
Thursday night he will leave for Wash
ington to give his testimony before
the Senate committee Investigating
At tu-morroiv ululil'tf cuufei'Mtca
AS THEY ARE IN MAINE,
'What do you propose to t.iy on tin
'I think I'll slick to the American lb.
and the grand old forefathers of the Re.
public. Things are too mixed 111 my dl"
trlct this year." Washington Star
Glllet "I low do you accompli)! youi
great success with the ladles'.' Do yof
keep giving them things?"
Perry "Nothing on earth but encour
agement, old man." Judge
Post "Thompson claims that he one
saw a vision."
Parker "Blonde or brunette?" Wom
an's Home Companion.
Willie "What's tho most ferocious an
imal III the circus, papa?"
a "The calliope, my son." Woman'
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