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frrrc mmMNOTON free tress and times; Thursday, xovirnEn 21. 101;
'All But Engine and Last Oar
Ditched near New Haven
PASSENGERS ESCAPE INJURY
' Track Torn Up for Long Distance
Several Burlington Peo
ple in Accident All
ESSEX JUNCTION HOTEL
BURNED TO THE GROUND
Fire Originates in Chimney and Destroys Struct
ure with Contents and Personal Effects of
Proprietor and Employes,
Itunntng nt the rate of about 40 miles
n liour tho Now York Motion of tne
Green Mountain tlyer. dun In Partington
at fi'.4fl o'clock, wns wrecked Monilay nlplit
short! tfur fix oV,n a quarter of
n mlln below the Siflntr drove Oitniv
trrotind, six mile? from Mlitdlehury. I'oi
tunately the rars wore precipitated to the
Mt of the track. Had they con" to I no
west, It would have meant a plunge down
aM-foot embankment, only one passenger
of the :. lomplalned tit injury, nnd he
was Oen, E. I a Hates of Bennington,
whose back was wrenched. There worn
pereral physicians on the train. Dr. It.
II. Stone nnd nr. C. F. Dnlton of this
city, Dr. F. M. Rogers of Vcrge.nnes and
Jr, Wright of I'.ranrton. hut the !n'
'ef none -were required.
The Roston section was not attach" 1
tt was late. The train passed
through Mlddlebury about on time
with Conductor Dennis Holland of
(Rutland nnfl Engineer Edward Bwoe
ey of Rutland In charge. Tho train
consisted of three milk enrs, a com
bination smoker, mall and baggage
ear. a passenger roach nnd n Pullman
'Of the 25 pnsscngers four were wonio-i
,nd threo wore children.
The engine and the last ear. tho
passenger coach, did not leave the
'track. The tender lay between the
tracks. The first milk car rolled on
Its side to the east, and the second ca
'lay directly across the track. The
icomblnatlon coach and the pnssong".'
car ploughed tho roadbed for seve-nl
(hundred feet, 10 that the ties were .1
fronss of kindling wood. The passen
gers wore grently shaken up, hut not
Tlia Boston section of the train
Which was lato. was employe.l In
.taking tho pnssonger ear back
.to Mlddlebury with some of the
passengers. A train was made up In
tills city and sent down to bring the re-
malnlng passengers to this city, arriving
At 11:!5 p. m,
Various reasons for the accident were
plvcn. TJio engine Is one of tho heav
iest on the road nnd there Is said to be a
foft spot In the track. The milk cars
were light, and It Is thought that they
jumped the track. The engine and the
Inst car, a passenger conch, were tho
only ones to remain on the track.
Ill tho Tullman dinner was being
Served, and when the shock came crock
ery flow In every direction, but fortu
nately did not hit nnv one. Ulnss from
the broken windows also flew, hut 110
hody was cut.
Some of the people m the lr,iin were
Dr. f C nallon, J)r. I!. 11. Stone and
Mrs. Lottie E. Stowe of this city, .Mrs.
F. M. Thrall and child of Rutland, com
ing to this city to Join lu:r hufbaisl, den.
E. E. Rates nnd W. It Sheldon of Uen
Bingtnn, Dr. S. S. Eddy of Mlddlebury,
Dr. V. M. Rogers of Vorgennes, Rebel t
Eaby of Rutland, and nr. Wright of
Mis. If. I,. Ward of this city, lolurn
;ing from the West on a train that was
delayed, missed the connection with tho
nreckeil train nt Albany, and escaped
the experience of the accident, arriving
in the train dun here at eleven o'clock,
jrhlt.li was about two hours late. Tho
Southbound Roston sleeper left Iiurllng
ton about 40 minutes late and passen
, Rcrs wero transfernd at tho scene of
I the wrtck, The southbound N vv Vork
jeleeper was sent from Rohm s Point over
'tho nclawnro &. Hudson road to Albany.
The Junction House nt Essex Junc
tion, for nearly r,o years known to
travelers the country over, was burned
to the ground in the early hours of Hun
dav evening. Willi a loss, ns estimated
by the owner, Wnltor R. Johnson, of
$20,000. In tho ruins nre practically
all of Mr. an 1 Mrs. Jnhnr-on's personal
effects, together with those of the em
ployes of the house, as the fire spie.nl
with such lapldlty that It was Impos
sible to rescue nnytlilnu more than
tho books nn.l a few articles of film!
turc from the front part of the hotel
In answer to nppe.ils for aid tho ntlto
mobllo truck from Hurllngton went up
nnd rendered effeetlvo work, and prob
ably conM have saved the main build
Inc. had tho water pressure been
The fire started In a chimney of th
kitchen about r, :25 o'clock and w:i I
tlrst discovered by .lunn I.ndue, the
chef, who studied smuko and calle.1 n
Mr. Johnson, who was seated with tho
clerk, Arthur McOlnnls, In the front
of the house. Tho three men, wl'h
the bookkeeper, John HVbert, found
tho tiro and endeavored to extinguish
tt by the use of hand extinguishers.
The flimrs nte through the floor nnd
around the chimney In spite of the ef
forts nnd when Mr. Johnson went up-
Another piece, of work which wns credit
ably accomplished was tho saving of the
Ice house, garage nnd other buildings.
The Iturllngton men took cire of that
part of It.
The walls of the main building foil after
the fire had been In progress about an
hour. Tho south bound train from Mont
leal wns held up for n considerable time
l,y Iho hose which crossed tho track, and
n frelsht or two were held back for the
same reason. The passengers of tho train
took a lively Interest In tho blay.n and
helped to swell the crowd of sightseers
which, augmented by many from Bur
lington, reached Into the hundreds.
SCANT WATER SUPPLY.
The troublo with the water pressure Is
snld to be that the valve of tho reservo
reservoir wns shut off. When this became
known the threo Inch main which Is used
to supply the locomotive with water wns
shut off, nnd when the valve at tho
n serve reservoir was opened there waB
n pressure of about 5! pounds, which wns
all that was needed.
At the time of tho flro Mrs. John
son was in uiirungton and tne oniy
personal property saved was what sho
had on. When It became apparent
that the main building wns doomed
Mr. Johnson rushed to her room but
In on account of the
Vermont Comnmndery Observed
21st Anniversary with Recep
tion and Banquet.
THREE NEW MEMBERS ADDED
Speakers Included Oapt. Godson
and Col. Gaston from Post
and Bishop Coadjutor
" " -" "''" could not get
stairs imo mo uti.o nc whs con.romeu A la,.e part of hfr Jowelry
and nearly all of her clothing was
therefore destroyed. Mr. Johnson
saved only one suit of clothos and a
night shirt, besides the clothing and
with a swirl of flames. Aithur Wllllnms,
a railroad employe, saw the fire from I
the street and sent In th nlnrm from !
the Congregational Church. Somo one 1
rise also telephoned to Hurllngton nnd
the automobile truck, with Chief Nlles
nnd seven men, made Die trip In eight
nriiuN'oros sunt aid-.
The Hurllnston department and the
home companies each had two lines of
hose ready for the water when It came,
but the pressure was so weak that the
flames could not be reached. Thern was
nlFO n scarcity of laddei-s nnd tho de
lay meant the destiucllon of the build
ing. It wns fully -tr, minutes before any
thing like a respectable pressure was
obtained and the only thing which could
tv done wns to prevent the spread of
the llames. Tim hotel was of wood and
It burned llko a tinder box. the reflec
tion being visible for miles.
The chemical engine of the Essex
Junction department was kept at the
railroad station nnd a fnico of men
pour d water on the roof to prevent tho
flying sparks from Igniting It. At times
the roof wns so hot that the water fllz
7led off from It.
effects which he wore. Miss Margaret
Daley, Arthur .Mrdlnnls nnd other em
ployes of the house saved only the
clothes they were wearing.
HOUSE A LANDMARK.
Tho Junction House was built nearly
a half century ago by George IIowo
.mil was a popular hostelry, being a
resort for sleighing partleB, dinners,
etc., In addition to taking care of a
lnrge number of commercial men. It
wns a three-story structure of wood
and had 24 sleeping rooms. Mr. John
son recently made extensive repairs on
It. For n number of years It was
under the management of Fred Chase,
now manager of the Iion I.nko Houso
In tho Adlrondacks, and Mr. Johnson
has had tho property In his posses
sion for about 20 years.
Mr. Johnson Sunday night rould not
tell the exact amount ot Insurance
carried, but thought It was about $10,
000 on tho house- and furnishings. He
could not say whethsr or not he
DECISION IN THE
BHD TUB CASES
NEWS TOLD IN BRIEF.
Former Governor Richard Yates of 1111-
nls Is sorlouMy 111 at his homo at Spilng-
field us the result of a pin scratch In his
Dr. Herbert John AVubber of Cornell
CIDtilverslty has been named ns head of
he graduate School of Tropical Culturo
ptt Riverside, Southern California.
SPENDS ALL ON
j The will of John II. Converse of Phlhi
Walphlo, onn of the owners of the linld
ftrln Locomotive works, who left an es-
itatn of J5.S0C.-ISI. leaves $2,00,(I0 to var-
fou mission boards of the Presbyterian
ihurch and $;o.m to other institutions.
"Washington. Nnv. 1 v in :in epoch
making decision to-day in this so
ealle l "bathtub trust c.ise" the Sti -
prcmc Court of Hie 1'nlle.l Slates Wd
down the broad pilndple that tievo
can be no nionopol In the unpatented
product of a patented machine with
out violating the Sherman anti-trus:
law. Justice Mi K'enna delivered the
unanimous opinion of the court.
In accordance with Ihi.s doitrlne, the
court struck down ns Illegal the "llcenso
agreements" by whl'li manufacturers of
&." per cent, of the i- uiltary enameled iron
ware in the I'nlted Si nes were hound to
Rfthcr In combination. The license agree
ments allowed tile manufacturers to use
a patented dredger, but only on condition
that they abide by .in attached price list,
would not sell to Jobbers who hought
from Independents, would not pill In cer
tain territory and would not sell "sec
onds," ntllclals of lliu department of justice
were highly elated over the decision,
which, It Ik claimed, will have an Im
portant bearing upon several investiga
tions now under way by Attorney
neutral Wlckershnm as well ns anti-trust
suits already filed agnlnt-t the sn-cnllcB
"moving pli lure trust" nnd tho United
Shoe Machlneiy comrnny.
The decision Is regarded as vitally Im
portant becaufo of the government's
claim that the "patent license agree
ment" plan wan being adopted by many
concerns ns a it-suit of the Judicial ban
upon the "pure trust" plan, ns exem
plified In the case of tho Standard Oil
company of Ohio; the "holding com
pany" plan wns declared invalid in the
Northern Securities case and the com
bination of n holding company and a
manufacturing company as shown In tlin
Standard Oil and tobacco cases.
Nearly 31,000 people contributed to fund
Irtilch elected AVoodrow AVIlson President.
Crotai ot iiiuu was something over l,uw,
FeOO; nnd after nil bills are paid, there
ywrtll be a surplus.
Design of new nickel to supplant r,-ccnt
dentil now In circulation, will be per
fected within a few weeks. An Indian
'head will ndom face of coin, and figure
fit a hnffalo tho reverse.
Two members of the lit at class of the
"West Point Military iademy, Wal
lace W. Crawford of California and
IFrank M. Hrooks of Minnesota, have
lccn dismissed for violating the regu
lations against drinking.
IURN DOWN WATER BONDS,
irople of It li I In ii l KcglHtcr llccldril
Objection to Plain..
Rutland, Nov. 19. The special election
tto decide whether or not tho voters would
Empower the board of aldermen to Issue
H1OO.O0O In water bonds, tho money to bo
lUsed for construction of a larger reservoir
Resulted In the turning down of the
(proposition lo-day by a voto of !Cl to
ISl. Tho decided feeling against the
proposition resulted fimn tho actions uf
tho special water committee who con
tracted bills amounting lo nearly $:',fi0
fcofoio tho doings of tho lommlttt-n were
juiown lo the people. One set of plans for
tt reservoir submitted by Harrows nnd
Brood ot HuHlou wero refiibed because
they did not contlde with the Ideas of
tho committee, none of whom were en
pincers. The last plnns were submitted
by lllrnm A. Miller of lioston,
MKllM'AI.V I'lI.VS AT FIlUli! I'ltjIVC.
New Vork, Nov. IT T.ove powders and
other iinglcal charms cost llarv Jarrln
ever ?.", or practically all her life's sav
lugs as a servant girl before .sho realized
they uuio powerless to win back a swain
who had jilted her.
Sho told this story to a magistrate In
pollen court to-dny when Jane Grlndle
wns arraigned as an alleged fortune tel
ler and accused of grand larceny. The
girl said she went to the woman with
her troubles, told her how she was en
gaged to he married, quarreled with her
sweetheart, and how h disappeared. The
fortune teller prescribed a lovo powder,
Tho girl had ?" saved then and considered
th powdpr cheap at that. Hut afti
wearing It for months nex-t to her hear
as proscribe.), she failed to learn any
thing of the lost lover.
Every little while she would lel.urn dis
consolate to the fortune tel!r who sag
gested further magical charm, and
charged moro money. In all the girl tay
she paid ?57!i to the woman, the sum
representing the entire savings of her
life. As a Inst resort tho seeress advised
the girl to pin her faith on the hnrve.it
moon, When this waxed and waned but
the lover did not come, the girl reportt
her troubles to the police
The accused woman was held in $1,&
Prof. Illlls filves l.nntrrn Tnlk r
ulijcct hi' fnrt the Ffirmrr'a
BIG DYNAMITE CHARGE.
Half ii Ton of explosive .Set Off In
t'ollnccf lent Itllrr.
Rraltleboro, Nov. 10. Half a ton of
dynamlle was exploded about two o'clock
this afternoon at the Boston Maine,
railroad bridge which Is being built across
tho Connecticut river about a inlle south
of thl.s village. Tho explosion sent a vol-
ume of water 100 feet Into the air which
presented one of tho most magnificent
sights over seen In this section. The ex
plosion had I o be made In order lo get a
foundation for a pier near tho NVw
Hampshire. Able of the river oh It came
upon a largo slanting rock, The explosion
did tint send any rocks up out of tho
water. It shook the ground for muiio dis
tance around but men stationed upon tho
half of tho bridge partly laid on the Ver
mont side reported that they did not feol
YOU BEGIN TO
Is near at hand and that if you would be comfortable during the next fcur months, you
must provide footwear that will be positive proteotion agahut the cold.
For weeks and weeks we have been preparing for this time for the time when you
must have cold weather footwear and our line of PELT SHOES, FLEECE LINED SHOES
SHEEPSKIN MOCCASINS AND LEGGINS, OVERSHOES, RUBBERS, etc., la well calcu
lated to supply your every need.
HAH WAS IT.
lirlghtiiess personified Is Uttlu Johnny
Pule. Certain friends of the family con
sider him rather piecoclous but (lint's
cpilto another .story, At any rate, Pule,
Sr., Invariably refers to tho youngster as
a "icgular chip from the old block."
Tho other nliihl little Johnny looknl up
"I'm a chip f I fin the old block, ain't I,
"Yes, my bon, Indeed you nre," camo
tho proud reply.
"And you, pa, you're the head of the
family, ain't you?" asked the simple lit
"I am," lepllod Pule.
"Then," chuckled Johnny triumphant
i.v, "you must be a blockhead!" Phlla
Montpeller, Nov. 1H. Orlando 1.. Martin,
commissioner of agtlcultuie, and Mr.
lodgc from the bureau of farm manage
ment at Washington, spoke at the meet
lug of the Farmers' club In Represents
tlves' hall this evening and wero followed
by Prof. J, L. Hills, dean of the Vermont
Agricultural College, who gave a luntorn
tnlk on what the Statu should do for
agriculture nt the State university. He
deferred to sections two nnd threo of
House hill No. 4 making appropriation
for scholarships nnd for agricultural ex
tension illustrating his remarks with Ian
Home of these dealt with situations
at tile college proper, but most of them
Illustrated extension work In other
Stntes, more particularly In the south
nloug lines of demonstration work, boys'
corn clubs, etc, lie laid streiis on tho
Stale wid-mess of tbu college mission,
the vnlue of un appeal to farmers by
means of things they run see, of helping
tho man on tho laud with concrete In
formation, Ho stated that agricultural
extension was In vogue In every State
but four, Hint the State colleges were
having more calls for extension serv
ice than they could meet and that It
wns a most helpful form of the publla
service, Tho committee on appropriations
has. voted unanimously to recommend
tho printing of the proceedings of the
Vermont Historical society for the list
The committee on eoustltiition.il
amendments held another meeting this
afternoon and expects to report tho
nmndments somo time this week.
The Vermont Comniandery Military
der of the Loyal Legion, observed Its
1st anniversary Tuesday evening with
reception mil banquet at the Van
ss house. The nttendaiico was
large, and the menu was In every re.
spect n credit to the hotel.
A short business meeting preceded
e reception. Honry Powell Spring,
grandson of tho late Col. E. Henry
Powell, was unanimously elected i.
member of the tlrstclass by Inherit
anre. Ilrlgadler-flenoral Crosby Pnrk
Miller was received by transfer from
the comniandery of the Ulstrlct ot
Columbia, an J Iltlgudler-General
Inmos Estcourt Sawyer was receive 1
transfer from the commnndery of
tho State of New York. Ex-Oov. Wood
bury reported on tho recent meeting
of tho commandery-ln-chlcf In Cleve
land, which he attended ns repre
sentative of the Vermont comniandery
The committee on arrangements
consisted of Charles U Woodhury.
Joseph T. Stearns, Frank W. Perry,
Harry S. Howard an 1 Carroll E. Kins
man. vv .ille dinner was being sorvod
music was furnished by the Misses.
Hnzol and Julia Morgan nnd Krnnrea
and Edwlna Raines, whose perform
anco was much enjoyed.
Henry T. Cushmnn of Rcnnlngton,
commander of the Vermont organiza
tion, acting ns toastmaster, delivered
brief address of welcome and Intro
duced Captnln William F. H. Godson
of the Tonth t "nlted States cavalry at
Fort Ethan Allen, who nnrrated per
sonal reminiscences of service In the
inadlan northwest mounted police.
Ills nddress wns of great Interest to
both tho military men and civilians
The Rev. William F. Weeks of
Shelburne, recently elected blshop-co-adjutor
of the Episcopal diocese of
ermont, was the next speaker. He
said In part'
One week ago to-night I don't be
lieve even the committee on arrange
ments would have drawn me from my
seclusion In Shelburne to respond to
an after-dinner toa.st. It's surprising
what a dlffcronco a few short days
can make Tho tintun ''blshop-coadju-tor-eloct"
Is a mouthful. Rut I have
icon called "Rlshop Hall's co-add"
snd that helps to some extent. Cnotaln
C.odson's remlnlscenses go back 20
years mine only ono week."
That the retirement of Rlshop TTal)
would be the greatest single loss the
house of bishops could sustain, Mr,
Weeks limited ns the opinion of one
of the oldest v-nd most Influential
members of that body, expressed at a
recent special meeting held In New
York. Mr Weeks iiuoted also from a
letter he bad received, in which the
writer estimated Rlshop Hall ss a
truly great man.
All parties would stand together aqalnst
a common foe If n common danger threat
ened, declared the speaker, touching In
the course of ids remarks the outcome of
the national election.
"All of us, tho gieat rank and file of
the American eople, would face united
nny great national i i lsis."
"The Lack of Military Policy in the
United States" was the topic discussed
by Lieut. -Col. Joseph A. Gaston of the
'tenth cavalry, who reviewed the needs
ot natlonnl defense and suggested meas
ures to be adopti il.
Captain Hliam Henry Hall, killed In
action during the Civil War, received a
warm tribute fium Professor-emeritus
John E. Goodrich of tho University of
Vermont, chaplain of the commnndery.
Captain Hall, said the speaker, has never
received the lerognltlon deserved. Prof.
Goodrich review oil the college career of
Captain Hall at the University of Ver
mont, after wh!i h the ynung man studied
law with Senator IMmunds, and the
speaker dosed with an outline of the war
service of Cnptaln Hull.
Mayor Roberts spoke briefly, Hugh
Henry entertained nil with running
flro of wit, nnd J. L. Houthwlck closed
the speaking with the thought that "blood
Is thicker than water," and that patriot
ism is not yet dead, as shown by the con
duct of the Mnlkan States. Commander
Cushmnn sold that on behalf of ths com
mnndery he would confer the rank of
brevet captain upon the members of the
committee of arrangement, in recognition
ot their services,
Complete stocks Is one good reason why you should oome to us for your winter footwear,
but the main reason, the best reason possible to offer you is that our prices are so low that
you can buy here at a saving of one-quarter to one-third on the prices you would ex
pect to pay anywhere else in the State.
Just note the following price quotations. They are only a few of the many you can find
here, but they give you a fair idea of tho great advantage it will be to you to come here tot
all your winter needs in footwear.
LADIES' ALL FELT SHOES Wlilrli linvo nlwnv- sold fpr l.nn, you onn liavo now ggg
LADIES' ALL FELT SHOES With rnhhpp IicpI, rIiop.s worth $2,00 nnywlierr-i our 1 1Q
will'' lirii'"' .' j ilg
LADIES' FELT POLISH SHOES Kid Foxed, patent leather tip. worlh 'J.0(); fft
pritie , 1 1 1 5J
LADIES' FELT POLISH SHOES Kid tipped, rulihor heels, solid com fort slmr:4 ylQ
worth tr2.'Jo ; now , 4 t j ,f J)
LADIES' DONGOLA BAL. SHOES Common boiisc lmnd tumnil. Urcm ii,,n.l
worth 2.50 j sain prleo , , ,
LADIES FELT SOLED SLIPPERS -Co Id wrntlirr romfort. morning .'Vfiiinir, QOft
me ....... , dull
worth $1.50; nnlo price
LADIES' FELT NULLD7IERS Mn'le in nil uolnrs. rcfriilnr price - . snlo 1
Price I id'j
MEN'S FELT SHOES High cnt, bnln., rubber nolo inul heel, worth ..!i.r(i: iloO QQ
l,ic - s ZiOu
MEN'S HIGH OUT SHEEP SKIN LINED SHOES Rubber heel-, woTth 31) AQ
nle price ...... Zi't"
MEN'S ALL FELT SHOES Leather nolo and heel. worth 2,00: our sale
pric , ,
MEN'S FELT SHOES High cut, felt nolo nnd leather heel, worth .rin: srIp
Our line of fine dress shoes for men, women and children is complete, in all styles and
Fletcher Shoe Sale
General Assembly Has Placed
That Many on Statute Books
since Convening Oot. 2.
ELECT PRES. BENTON.
The man who's In tho ranks nnd hews
All day to enru his bread
Is there because he'd rather ue
IlLs urm than use his head.
Will Re Jeeretnry nnd Trenwirer t
Nntlonnl .sNortntlon ot I'ulvcrtUIrs
Washington, Nov. 19. Delegates to
the National Association of State l.nl
vorsltles In nniiu.il convention here for
the past two days, concluded their ses
sions late to-day with a mil "l'on
President Tnft at tho White House,
The following officers were chosen to
head the association for the ensuing
ycir: President, Dr. Edmund J. James,
president of the University of Illinois,
Vice-President. Dr. Jon. T. Kings
bury, president of the University of
Vice-President ex officio. Dr. P. I
Clnxton. I'nlted Slates commissioner
Secretary and tiensurer, llr
Potter Renton, president of the I'nl-
vnrslty of Vermont.
INVENTOR OK HOWE SCALE DEAD
Vergennes. Nov. !. r. M. Strong.
for many years a prominent business
man here an 1 the Inventor or uie
IIowo scale In 1S32, died t.i's morn
ing While visltlnc- nuar WestPort, f.
Y, He was sn years of age, and his
clonth was caused bv Krrioral ncniiiu
The funeral will ho held ThursdlV
afternoon at two o'clock nt St. Pa"l's
LAWS ARE ADDED
Montpeller, Nov, ID. Since the
General Assemblv enrivrnml nn Oetr.
bor 2nd last, thirty-one lows have been
added to the statute bonks. An given
out from the secrntnry of Stnte's of
fice to-day the new laws Include thren
of a private nature, one of merely lo
cal Importance, four effecting1 auto
mobile owners and drivers, throe hav
ing to do with probate courts, nnd four
which may he said to make material
addition to the general law of the
State or to promise some lmnnrtant
change. One of these four last mention
ed laws provides that the governor
may appoint to flu vacancies occur
ring In the Senato. Another Is tho ton
dollar wage exemption bill. A third Is
a step in the direction of uniform leg
islation In all the States In that It
provides for a board of commissioners
Tor tho promotion of uniformity of
laws. Still another makes 't possible
for a woman, bv a doed slened ntilv hv
herself, to convey property which was
conveyed to her for her separate use,
instead of having ns formerly to get
her husband to sign tho Instrument.
Tho most Imnortajit ot the nlltnmelilln
laws enables tho secretary of State
u suspend an onerator'n license with.
out hearing In certnln eimni. and ti
appoint Inspectors and exnm'nem with
wio Bamo powers as constables.
tne laws In the order In which thv
were signed follow:
1 An act relatlmr to the iireetl on hi
tt court house in Hyde Park.
An act to amemi suctim, inn r.t
the public statutss relating to exceptions.
11 An act to amend section acr.a of
tho public statutes, as amended by No.
ss of tne acts of 1908, relating to fire
.1ID II ICIS,
4 -Vn act providing that whe. n be.
quest Is made to the Vnlversallst
Church nnd i. trustee nnmo.l, tho
Unlversnllst Convention of tho Pruv.
luce of Quebec shall act as trust, and
snail also bo named trustee where tho
trustee nppolntod ales.
e An net to nrovliln r,. mil.... ...
, - .....i.f. ...
iiincles In the State Senato.
6 ExtenJIng the tlm i,o
Mention known as V,.rmnt ,....
csjre from November l to December
7 -Ten dollar wage exemption from
S An set enabling ratmbers to vote In
the presidential election without leaving
9-Aji act relating to automobile nnd
motor vehicle number plates and motor
cycle sealj, providing that the State must
ship them to tho applicants prepaid, and
that thu iolur of iimrgian and figures ma
be chuuvcU annually.
10 An Jet relutlntf lo the loloiiuiltntlon
of marriages, (saying by whom they may
be pel formed).
11 An act providing tbst wills be left
with the probate court fur site keeping.
12 An act relating to the registration
of automobiles, making the penalty In
chapter 1711, appllc&blo to 131, 137 and 141,
acts of 1310
11 An net allowing two fifth-class
licenses In towns of not more than threo
thousand; Instead of one a heretofore.
14 Empowering probate court to set
aside money for the care of burial lots
as for tomb stone.
15 To establish and define the duties of
a board of commissioners for the
promotion of uniformity of laws.
16. Disqualifying the auditor of a town
from holding certain other town offices.
17 Providing for the payment of wit
nesses at an Inquest.
IS Relating to the suspension or revoca
tion of operators' licenses.
19-Ralslng the appropriation for
Indigent veterans from $4,600 to $t,fi0o.
3V-1Approprliittng $3?,im to Soldiers'
Home at Pennington.
21 Allowing the public access in certain
instances to Information, furnished the
public service commission by public ssrv
21-Provldlng for filing of accounts by
town officers thirty days before going
out of office Instead of at that time.
23 Allowing tho Blgners of articles of
association to amend their articles before
organisation as well as after.,
24 Enabling married women to convey
property held to separato use by solo
To authorize the Orleans graded
school district to Issue bonds.
5 1-Jmpnwerlng Infirm and feeble
minded persons to apply for the appoint
ment of guardians over themselves.
?7To amend the charter of the Spring-
field Trust company.
2S To amend Section F02 of the public
statutes relating to exemption from tho
payment of charter feea bo as to Include
public plsy-grounu associations unuer tlin
S-Amendlng Hootton JOBS relating to
alimony In court proceedings, providing
that In case tho court decrees real estate
as alimony a ropy of the decree sball be
recorded In the office of the clerk of the
town In which the reel estate Is situated.
JO Amending the law of the road to
require that vehicles in turning to the
left must pass to the right of the point
31 An act to prevent the manufauture
and use of gvin silencers.
STATUS OF P. S. C.
Montpeller. Xov. 1?. The attorn y
general, by t'us Klate's attorney of
RutlRtiil county to-dayi moved the su
preine court requesting that the ir
gHmenl of the ensn of George W Sub
lo et nls. vs. tho Rutland Railroad
and the Central Vermont he advance t
nn tho doeketi It Is understood the
the reason f this was to fne'ilt iv
The l.e glslnture is beh.g held la
to some (xte-it by inlsch Intrs due to
tills pi-Minn; lltlentlon calling In
question til- constitutionality of 'he
public service law.
A considerable amount of iinpi rtnnt
law-Hiftklng must, be modpileii tit
reference tu the ixlstrnre or non
tenre of the present law nnd 'n
titular of the public oerrlee eon 1
shim As long n the commission 'i
nt Hliy time be ileelared U'l ept'l
tloual and void, theie will i- Utile
use of fighting thniueli leglslct' n of
this kind. This Is t-artl, ulnrlv the
rase with pi npe, lh e leBls'ntli'P n
develop and conserve (IIP water power
resources of the State
'Don't you think Mr. Chortleton Is a
good storv teller'"
"Yes," replied Ml9 cayenne, "I un
always relieved whin he tells a story
Ho laughs at It himself to much that
lie doesn't notlre whether you aro doing
so or not." Wstihlntjton Star,
UNCLE SAM SUES
Claim- Mr, Hnufriii Cut U!r.ll7-4
Cords of lliu Wood without
New Yolk, Nov. 11. The govern
nicnt biiuiit suit this nrieruuon
ngnlnsl .Inines II. tlnggin of tins Utr
til reiinei t J.HS.i'jl, tepresentinn t le
VHltlp tit I'lu'ilWHinl nn.l other Umber
alleged to liave linen cut wtiiugfull'
by the AiincnuilK company f rum tint
urat laiulM lit Montana between "
BMsti HIM, nnd January I nil it
Tho government complaint says th t
during the K'-yoar period mentioned,
the Anaconda company, without per
mission, cut nnJ removed In all 1.395,
97-4 cords of wood aggregating In
value tho amount for whl' h thu gov
The Anaconda company was ci
posed originally of tho defendant Ha
Bin, Marcus Daly. George Hen'
Phoebe A, Hearst and Leonard ''"
EN -SENATOR TERRKU. DIES.
Atlanta, Oa,., Nov. 17. l-'onner Unit,
i d Status Senator Jos. M. Ten ell. twlos
governor of Ueorgln. died at l.-t- i-
hci'i' to-day, ufler a l,-n,r lUiu-m Uiw
(to putalyati. lie wa born In IS SI.