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THE mTUhlNGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES; TnUTiSDAY, .TAN 'ART 1(3. 1013.
FLAT RATE BILL
Great Changes Made in Measure-
Some of the Substitute
SENATORS EXPLAIN YOTES
House Kills Innkeepers' License
Bill and Proposition to Com
mute Death Sentence of
."..iiipoiior, Jan. 9. The annate this
niitrnoon sat again In executive ses
ion as a cummlttoe of the whole to
consider the Hat rate Intangible bill
T1. .. ill. i . . .
! uiM'ussion lasted nearly throe
hours, ami when the committco roao
ana tlio floors were opened the com
inittco reported to the Senate recom
mending tho adoption of 12 amend
mthts, some of them unimportant and
others making groat changes In tho
measure. The amendments woro
ndoptod by a vote of 26 to 5.
Mr Rnbbltt, In explaining his vote,
said .10 did not favor the amendments
bet ause they placed tho burjen whore
It does not belong, that they favor tho
rich man at tho oxpeiiso of tho poor
man Hut he recognized that this
was a compromise, that It represented
nn attempt to get together and Indl
catej t.mt the Senate was trying to
no something and endeavoring to on-
net constructive legislation. He there
fori oted yes.
Mr Bateholder voted yes, reserving
thi' right to propose further amend
ments at a later stage.
Mr MeFootcrs voted yes because he
wanted to see some Improvement In
Mr Dale voted no because he bo
lloved that tho amended measure
would make no progress In tho House.
The more Important amendments fol
low. In section 2 by Inserting after the
words, "located within the State," the
following. Nor to Include money or se
curities received by domestic trust com
pany or savings bank and trust company
as trustee under order of court or other
wise. By striklngout section 8 and inserting a
new section to read as follows. "Section
5. Unless otherwise provided, personal
estate not taxed under section one of this
act shall be annually set In the abstract
of individual list of the grand list In sep
arate columns set apart therefor to the
owner thereof In tho town, village, school
or lire district where such property Is
situated on tho first day of April at ono
per cent, of its appraised valuation and
shall be sbject to an annual tax of ono
hundied cents on the dollar of such
"Section 9. .Money loaned by any per
son, corporation or hanking Institution
at a rate of Interest not exceeding five
per cent, per annum the payment of
which Is secured by a mortgage on real
estute within this State, duly executed
nnd recorded, shall bo exempt from taxa
tion provided such loan does not exceed
tho value of such real estate. In case
such loan exceeds the value of such real
estate, the excess of the loan shall be
taxed under section 1 of this act.
BANKS AND TRUST COMPANIES.
"Section 10. Section 744 of the public
etatutes as amended by section 1 of No.
of tho acts of 1910 is hereby amended
po us to read as follows: Section 744. A
domestic savings bank or savings institu
tion doing business heroin shall annually
pay a tax to the State, which Is hereby
assessed at the rate of seven-tenths of
one per cont. upon the average amount
of its deposits and accumulations, after
deducting therefrom the averago amount
not exceeding 10 per cent, of Its assets
Invested In United States government
bonds, and tho average amount of the
Assessed valuation of real estate owned
by such corporation, and after further
deducting therefrom the averago amount
of Its assets loaned at a rate of Interest
not exceeding live per cent, per annum,
the payment of which Is secured by
mortgages duly executed and recorded
upon real estate within this State, as pro
vided In this act.
"Section 11. Section 745 of the public
F.tatutes as amended by section 2 of No.
S5 of the acts of 1910 bo amended so aa
to read as follows: Section 74S. A domes
tic trust company or savings bank and
trust company doing business herein Bhall
annually pay a tax to the State, which
Is hereby assessed at the rate of seven
tenths of ono per cent, upon tho averago
nmount of Its deposits, Including money
or securities received as trustee under
Older of court, or otherwise, after deduct
ing tho average amount, not exceoding
- v vi i.n niacin IIIIUBILU III
United States government bonds, and
Hfter deducting therefrom tho averago
nmount of its assets loaned at a rato
of Interest not exceeding live per cent,
per annum, the payment of which Is se
cured by mortgages duly executed and
recorded upon real estate within this
State, as provided In this act."
LAIRD BILL NOT SUBSTITUTED.
Mr. IJlanehard of Windsor moved
to further amend by striking nut all
after the enacting clause and substi
tuting section CC, the Lnlrd exemption
bill. Mr Laird opposed tho uroDosnl
did Mr. Barber. Mr. Johnson said
mat tho bill as amended was an at
tempt to carry out tho promises of
tho party platform, and opposed Mr.
lllanchard's amendment, reading from
tho republican platform to show what
had been promised. Tho amended
Mil, ho Hald, wns tho only thing In
sight that attempted to carry out tho
Tho Blanchard amendment was 'de-
foated and tho bill wns ordered to a
third reading. When it comes up to
morrow afternoon It is understood
that thoro will be further debute and
that other amendments will bo offer
ed. Mr. Preston objected to the passage
In tho Scnato this morning of II, 210,
making an appropriation to pay tho
expenses of Vermont veterans to
Gettysburg, to attend the 50th anni
versary of tho battle there next June.
Mr Sherwln, Mr. Dyer of Addison. Mr.
Dyer, Mr Croft and Mr. Chaffoo of
THlttnml T s 1 w-
............. .., , j'utin ui ui JUIUIB mm .tu,
nllls of Washington favored the
111 A roll call was demanded and
i-ii'iuun vuicu mono in opposition
o the bill
"'bo House this morning killed thu Inn- I
keepers' llccnso bill. The measure had
considerable support, but was unfovnr
ably reported by tho committee and many
members, while not opposed to permit
ting tho granting of licenses to hotels,
believed that the proposed measure was
an mrringemcnt of tho local option prln
TWO SALARIES RAISED,
The salary of tho hank commissioner Is
to bo raised to 12,500. The House killed
mo bill, but reconsidered Its action yes.
terday and this afternoon tinssed the bill
The bill to Incrcaso the salary of tho
superintendent of tho Industrial school at
Vergenncs to $2,000 wns passed by the
House this afternoon. The committee
proposed to amend tho bill by raising tho
salaries of superintendents of the State
prison and house of correction, out toe
Houso refused to make tho amendment.
Mr. Joso of Johnson opposed tho bill, be
cause he was entirely opposed to tho rais
ing of salaries and did not see where tho
State was to get the monoy for the ap
propriations the Legislature Is voting.
Tho fact that Mr. Barss Is a specially
valuable man In that position, and has
been offered a larger salary than ho re
ceives to go to other States was set forth
by Mr. Donnelly of Vorgenncs and Mr.
Weeks of MIddlebury, who Is a member
of the board of penal commissioners, and
the bill wns passed.
The House killed the bill to commute
tho death sentence of Arthur Bosworth
by a vote of 28 to 153.
OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE DAT
The Senate was called to order by tho
Heutennnt-Rovnrnor and devotional exer
cises were conducted by the chaplain.
II. 420 To codify the laws relating to
probation. Ordered to third reading.
S.177 To regulate the sale and distri
bution of electrical energy. Ordered . to
He till Friday afternoon.
niwvu THIRD TIME AND
H. 225 Relating to bonds
H. 227 Amending charter of vlllago of
H. 245-Relatlng to fees of health ofil
cers. H. 2SO Relating to sales of concentrat
ed feeding stuffs.
II. 3S7 Authorizing towns to appropri
ate. money for maintenance of cemetery
H. 43fi Rolatlng to burial permits.
H. 147 Relating to marriage licenses.
H. 210 Making appropriation for cele
brating the 50th annlvcrsarv of hattln of
Mr. Preston opposed tho hill. He
thought the State had done enough In
appropriating JO.000 for a monument to
Gen. William Wells.
Mr. Dyer of Addison thought It en
tirely tlttlng and proper that the veterans
should be provided with means to visit
the ground where Vermont soldiers gain
ed renown. The bill was favored bv Mr.
DavlK, Mr. Sherwln, Mr. Dyer of Rut
land, Mr. Croft, Mr. Chaffee, Mr. Elliott
and Mr. House. Passed, 22 to 1.
Relating to need of more room for State
Mr. Darling of Orange read the pre
liminary report of the commission hav
ing the matter In charge.
The resolution was adonted in concur
rence under susnenslon of the rules nn I
motion of Mr. Bntchelder.
READ THIRD TIME AND PASSED IN
II. 390 Relating to duties of supervisors
of the insano.
II. 401. Incorporating Charles Cooper
H. 44C To incorporate the Northlleld
H. 4.7). To extend th. authority and
Jurisdiction of the Stntc highway com
missioner. READ THIRD TIME AND PASSED.
S. 176. Incorporating Olnstenbury Light
& Power company.
At 11:64, on motion of Mr. Dyer of Rut
land, tho Senate adjourned.
The House was called to order by Speaker
numiey. Devotional exercises were con
ducted by the chaplain.
H. 476. From committee on internal
affairs, substitute for H. S9, relating to
the sale of commodities. (Commodities,
except vegetables customarily sold by the
head or bunch, or dispensed for eon
sumption on the premises, cannot be sold
other than by standard net weight.
Original packages must bear stamp of
net weight of contents, measure or
numerical count, with reasonable varia
tions permitted. Not to npply to Individual
units of 12 or less; or three fluid ounces,
or four avoirdupois ounces, or less, or If
packed In container prior to January 1,
1914. Penalty for violation, 5 to I10O. Read
twice nnd ordered to lie and be printed.
II. 477. By Mr Flynn of Dorset, an net
to enlarge the powers of fire district No.
1, in Dorset. To committee on municipal
On motion of Mr. Ripley, the House
voted to return to the Senate House bills
3 and 276, agreeably to Its request.
THIRD READING ORDERED.
II. 472. Relating to the village of Essex
H, 2o6.-Relating to deaf, dumb, blind
nnd indigent children.
II. 414. -Relating to tho marking nf
THIRD READING REFUSED.
H. 202. Rclnting to tho Vermont State
THIRD READING ORDERED.
H. 246 Relating to hoaltn officers. (Pro
vides that Statu board of health shall ap
point ns health onicer for a town or city
ono person from a list of three persons
recommended by the selectmen or board
of aldermen; he shall be a resident of the
town, etc. Reported adversely.)
THIRD READING REFUSED.
II. 382 Relating to tho exemption from
taxation of manufactures, quarries and
H. 391-Orantlng special aids to towns
of the State for tho repair oi highways
H, 392 Relating to the sale of Intoxicat
ing liquor. (Innkeepers' license bill.)
11. 395 To commute the death sen
tence of Arthur Bosworth to imprison
ment for life. Mr, Hapgood of Peru
moved tho bill be ordered to He and made
a special order. Motion lost. Mr. Hap
good moved the bill be recommitted to
the committee on Judiciary. Motion lost.
Pending tho question, shall the bill be
rend tho third time, Mr. Hapgood read a
letter from the mother of tho condemned
man, and addressed the Houso at length
In his defense. He then called for the
yeas and nays.
Mr. Ryder of Rockingham told the
Houso of the procedure of tho Judiciary
committee In the mutter of hearings In
the cms, boforo which commute no vr
won appeared to oppose tho passage of the
bill, While opposed to capital punish
ment, he favored the execution of the
law In this case. Mr. Weeks of Middle
bury .stated that since Uosworth's sen
tence he had been Visited by tho British
consul who asked him If It was not true
that prior to his leaving England he had
stabbed his wife and left the country to
escape the consequence of his crime, to
which his reply had been, "I suppose I
did." Mr. Cook of Lyndon and Mr. Don
nelly opposed the bill on the ground that
they do not favor capital punishment.
Mr. Jose of Johnson, Mr. Green of Wes
ton moved to reconsider the voto making
tho bill a special order for Wednesday
afternoon. On a rising voto tho motion
was lost, 60 to 111. On tho question, shall
the bill be read the third time, tho vote
wns: Yeas, 28, nays 153, nnd the bill was
Relating to the plans and specifications
for a proposed building for certain State
purposes by Mr. Watson of St. Albans
Resolved by tho Senate nnd Houso of
Representatives, That the. Joint special
committee to Investigate the need for ad
ditional buildings for certain State pur
poses, appointed pursuant to Joint resolu
tion npproved October 24, 1912, be
hereby authorized to procure tho
services of nn architect In tho
preparation of complete plans and
specifications for a new building pro
posed to be erected on land owned by
tho State In tho city of Montpellcr, said
building being designed for use by the
State library, the supremo court, tho Ver
mont Historical society and various ad
ministrative officers and commissions of
the Stnto; said plans to b prepared and
available for use by said commlttoo In
season to enable It to report finally to the
present session of the General Assombly,
and to bo of such character as fully to
present the Oenernl Assembly the recom
mendations to be embodied In the final
report of said committee; and thnt a sum
not to exceed 11,200 be hereby appropriat
ed for the purposo of procuring said plans
nnd specifications, to be expended on
vouchers approved by the chairmen of
said committee on the part of the Senate
and House, respectively. Adopted on the
pnrt of tho House.
The resolution was accompanied by a
preliminary report from the committee
appointed to consider the noed of more
room for State officers and the General
S. 11C Relating to fiownge. rder
d to lie nnd mnde a special order for
THIRD READING ORDERED
S. 192. Making appropriation for Im
provements at the State prison.
Relating to Panama canal exposition
was ordered to a third rending.
H. 374. To regulate taxation of person
al property nnd to establish a uniform
rate on certain classes.
The Sennte resolved Itself Into com
mittee of the whole with Mr. Batcholder
In the chair, and on motion of Mr. El
liot the committee went Into executive
The committee rose at 4:4."i nnd recom
mended severnl amendments, which
were agreed to, 25 to 3. Those voting
In the ntTlrmative were Senators Bab
bitt. Barber, Bntchelder, Blgwootl,
Blanchard of Orleans, Chaffee, Croft,
Darling of Caledonia, Dodds. Dyer of Ad
dison, Dyer of Rutland, Elliott. Henry,
House, ,Iohnon, Lnldl, Mnttlson, McCuen,
Moeeters Mower, PreMon, Qulnlnn, Roy,
Sherwln and Wallls. Thoe voting In the
negative were Senators Blanchard of
Windsor, Dale, Darling of Orange Davs
Mr. Blanchard of Windsor nnved to
strike out all after the enacting clause
and insert the Laird exemption bill. The
nmendment was defeated and the third
reading of the bill was ordered.
At 6:23. on motion of Mr. Dyer of
son, the Sennte adjourned.
PASSED IN CONCURRENCE.
S. 92.-Relatlng to the bank rommls
oiuuer Hnq prescribing his duties
proposal of amendment.
THIRD READING ORDERED.
S. S.-Rlatlng to the board
5. KS.-Relattng to soldiers' monuments
6. 3R2.-TO incorporate the Westlook
Cemetery association of Glover.
. ..v. cmiing lo me salaries of the
uukotb oi penal institutions, with pro.
posals of amendment.
S. 161,-To provide for continuing the
Investigation of the water
State and for determining the best method
oi utuinng same.
S. ISC-Relating to thc taking of land
for municipal purposes.
SENATE AMENDMENTS CONCURRED
H. 294,-To provide for uniform stand,
ard provision In health and accident
policies, with proposals of amendment.
II 1.-1 T
mi. Jiumiintf IO tnwn fnrr. .1
aniens, wun proposals of amendment,
H. 37, Authorizing towns to ap.
proprlate money for the maintenance of
Incorporated cemetery associations.
it. 401. An act to Incorporate
Charles Cooper Industrial school.
H. 436,-Relatlng to burial permits.
H. 442.-ReIatlng to the duties of road
commissioner. On motion of Mr. jn. ,i
Johnson, the Mouse refused to concur In
iuu ot-uHie proposals of amendment.
SENATE AMENDMENTS CONCURRED
II. 446. To Incorporate tho Northfleld
PASSED IN CONCURRENCE,
S. 12C Amending an act Incorporating
the Otter Creek Electric Railway com
iny. BILLS KILLED.
H. 137-RelatIng to the employment of
locomotive engineers nnd conductors by
railroad corporations, with proposals of
amendment. (Engineer must have served
two years as locomotive fireman or engl
neer'B helper except In cases of emer
gency.) Favored by Mr. Ryder of Rock
lntham, Mr. Cook of Lyndon. Mr. Mar
tin of Bennington. Mr. Jose of Johnson;
opposed by Mr. McClellan of Plymouth!
Mr. Crosby of Ilrattleboro, Mr, Blanch
ard of Weat Windsor. Third reading re
fused, 73 yeas, 79 nays.
THIRD READING ORDERED.
H. 473-Amendlng an act relating to the
village of Chester.
H. 225-To provide for the completion
and equipment of the Austins Institution,
H 379-Relatlnr to the taxation of
sleeping, parlor nnd dlnln cars, ns
II, 179-Hepcnllng sections of the publla
statutes relating to the aid of towns ex
ceedingly burdened In the care of high-
RECONSIDERED AND ORDER I
s. ii ah mil w ihuvkio ior lights on
certain vehicles, Voto refusing passage
reconsidered, SO to 7ii, nnd ordered to lie.
ORE-ERED TO LIE.
II. 71-An act relating to nominations
nnd elections. Pending amendments de
feated. Mr. Billings of Woodstock moved to
amend by striking out all after the enact
ing clause and to substitute a new bill
and on his motion tho bill with pending
amendment was ordered to 11a that It
might be printed.
Tho amendments offered by Mr.
Billings aro substantially as follows:
aec. 104 No person shall, directly
or Indirectly, give, pay, expend or
contribute, or promise to give, pay,
expend or contribute monoy or other
valuablo things In ordor to promoto
his nomination or election, or tho
nomination or election of another per
son, as a candidate for public office
excepted ns provided In tho following
Sec. 105 No cnndl.late for nomina
tion to nn elective office, Including
thnt of U. S. senator, shall directly or
Indirectly pay, expend or contribute
nny money or mnnr vniuno.c ,,.,. ur vestiBntion nf thc tnxa,,m f,ue8tlon nnd
promise so to do, except for lawfully a rcsuU (. ,)a )iro(pn down
expenses, l.nwtui expenses ns useu
In this section are limited to expenses
for tho following purposes only: For
the candidate's official filing foe, cir
culating and verifying of nomination
papers, personal traveling expenses, j
printing and distribution of pnmphlets, i
circulars, newspapers, cards, hand
bills, posters nnd announcements rela
tive to candidates, political Issues or I
principle; making ennvnsses, clerk
hire, conveying Infirm or disabled
voters to nnd from the polls, postage,
cxpressage, telegraphing and tele
phoning relative to candidacy.
Candidates for State office or V. Si.
senator shall not expend or contrib
ute directly or Indirectly more than
$1,000 In nld of his election or of any
or all of aforesaid candidates, Includ
ing such sums as mny bo paid commit
tees. No committee shall expend
over 13,000 In aiding election of any
candidate mentioned In this act.
Sec. 3, section 105 of the public statutes
Is amended to rend: No person shall pub
lish or cane to be published In a news
paper or other periodical either In Its
advertising or reading columns, any paid
matter which Is designed to aid, injure, or
defeat any candidate for public office un
less the name of the chairman or sec
retary or the names of two officers of the
political or other organization Inserting the
same, or the name of s.ii.ie utter who
Is responsible then for such matter In
reading columns to have a llxe.l word
Money not to be paid for editorial
support, violation of this law shall be
not more than $501 fine. Ordered to lln
nnd be printed.
SENATE BILLS REFERRED.
S. 175. An act to Incorporate the Glas
tonbury Light and Power company. To
commlttoo on corporation.
S. IV. An act to extend the time for
building the Swantou and Alburg rail
way. To the committee on railroads.
Opposing the consolidation of the Bur
lington and Newport Customs districts
adopted In concurrence.
On motion of Mr. Benson of Stowe, tho
House adjourned at 4:2S o'clock.
MRS. GUGGENHEIM LOSES.
Court Dismisses Iler Petition to llnvc
Chicago. Jan. 12. Tin1 appli-atlnn
of Mrs. Draco Brown Guggenheim to
have her divorce from William Gug
genheim annulled, wns dismissed by
Judge Heard yesterday, for want of
Mrs. Guggenheim based her applica
tion on the allegation that when she
obtained her decree she swore erro
neously that she was a resident of
Grace Brown married tho million
aire mining and smelting man In
1900, nnd the decree of divorce was
entered the next yenr, with alimony
In tho lump sum of $150,000, Since
the divorce both parties to the suit
According to Jacob Newman of
counsel for William Guggenheim,
Mrs, Guggenheim's first husband wns
Charles Herbert of Washington, I). C.
A divorce separated them. Her mar
riage with Guggenheim came next.
but, Mr. Newman states, they lived
together only three days. After t'.ils
divorce Mrs. Guggenheim niarrle 1
Jules Roger Wahl, a Frenchman living
In New York.
"They lived together for four years,"
related Mr. Newman, "when Wahl re-
turned to France. Whether the re
port Is true that Wahl's parents had
his marriage annulled In France, I do
Guggenheim married Mlsr. Amy Stein
berger, by whom he has a son William
Jr It was after Mrs. Guggenheim had
married Wahl that she nd milt In New
York Stnte for dlvoice fiom Guggenheim,
clniming the Illinois dlverce was Illegal.
Tile cafie went to the supreme court
of that Stnte, where her bill was dis
missed. In IfVN she filed another suit to
set aside the original Illinois divorce, but
Judge Honnre denied her right to file her
petition after the lapse of eight years
She sent this race to the apellate eourt,
where It Is still pending
The present suit wns In chancer , and
claimed that Guggenheim knew she wns
not a resident of Illinois when the divorce
Mrs. Guggenheim, or Wahl, claims that
sho does not want money, but wishes H
ascertain beyond doubt whether tlvi in
voice wns legal.
Judge Heard In giving his decision cri
tical the divorce laws of Illinois nnd
urged thnt steps be taken to change them.
Ho declared thnt both Mr, and Mrs. Gug
genheim procured the divorce of looi ny
fraud. This factor weighed largel with
tho court In his declrlon against tho
plaintiff. The Intter was not In court
when tho finding wns rendered,
nsoAPun a ft nn fifthhn m:hs.
W. P. Broyles made a successful cs
cape after fifteen years of suffering from
kidney and bladder troubles. Foley KM.
ney Pills released him nnd will do just
tho same for othors. Ho says; "They
cured a most severe backacho with pain
ful bladder Irregularities, nnd they do
all they claim for them." Refuse sub
Btltutes. J. W. O'Sulllvnn, 24 Church
IF THIS 1IAI1Y IS CUTTING TUKYII
be aura and use that old and well-tried
remedy. Mrs. Wlnslow's soothing Sy
ruD. for children toothing. It soothes
the child, softens the gums, allays all
naln. cur wind colla and Is the best
remedy Mr Dlurrhnen. Tvventytlvt
cuU ;i liottlt.
Question of a Quorum Not Raised
in Houso Tax Commission
er Cushman 111.
Montpeller, Jan. 12. More thnn n hun
dred members of tho Houso were absent
from tho morning session yesterday, but
whether or not a quorum was present Is
not known, since the question was not
talsed and no roll call was demanded.
One member had announced his deter
mination to Insist on a roll call at tho first
opportunity, but the appearance of nn
apparent quorum showed that no desir
able notoriety could be gained by such a
.1. E. Cushman of Burlington, commis
sioner of State taxes, Is 111 at his quarters
on Seminary hill. lie has overworked
i himself In furnishing Information to mem
I bees, committees and the Governor In tu
trouble Is only temporary nnd not at all
serious, but Is sufficient lo suspend
activities for a month.
OFFICIAL RECORD OF DAY
Devotional exeiclses were conducted by
Rev. Mi. MeClure. the momler fiom
ORDERED TO LIE.
II. ta. An act relating to taxation of
land of municipal corporations.
READ THIRD TIME AND PASSED.
II. 40S. An act relating to the care of
Indigent tuberculosis persons. (Appropri
ates $.'.,000 annually.) .
H, -113. An art to empower the trustees
of the village of Old Bennington to mako
certain public Improvements and to ls.-ue
bnmln In payment therefor.
II. 12. liy the committee on municipal
corporations, to grant certain powers to
the village of Johnson anil Johnson fire
district. No. 1 Ordered to He and lie print
ed. II. 4S3. By the commlttei on highways
and bridges, to amend acts relating to
the c X! endlture of highway taxes.
(Bildjes and culverts exceeding four feet
span. Including those In Incorporated vil
lages, to be under the exclusive control of
the seltctmcn. Ordered to lie and bo
II. -IS I. By the committee on ways and
means, repealing and amending rertaln
sections of the public statutes relating
th. taxation of steamboat, car and
iransporiatlon companies. (A substitute
blllD Ordeird to lie and bo printed.
ORDERED TO LIE.
11. 173. Relating to the division of high
way tax moneys, the use of road-making
maeiuiiery and to provide for the patrol
system of maintenance.
PASSED IN CONCURRENCE.
S. Ilfi. Amending an act Incorporating
the Newport giaded school illstHet
. 1'... Authorizing cities and incor
porated villages to appropriate money for
limine playgrounds and for lands for
public recreation purposes.
S. Id. An art to provide for a revision
ot Doming s ermont Ofllcers nnd Gaze-
11. 4S.".. By the committee on corpora
tions, to amend the charter nf the Bellows
ails anal company, a substitute for
II. iU. Ordered to He and be printed.
SPECIAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED.
The chair appointed as a special com
mittee to Investigate the integrity of the
Judiciary committee and of the member
from Peru, Mr. Iloag of Grand Isle, Mr.
Aldrlch of St. Johnsbury, Mr. Callahan
of Montpeller, Mr. Hunt of Fairfax nnd
Mr. Eaton of Hancock.
On motion of Mr. Flynn ot Dorset, the
House adjourned at 10:30 o'clock.
TEACHER OF TO-MORROW.
She Will Not He ('lumen us In the
l'n(. Snj Educator.
MIddlebury, Jan. 12. The first lecture of
the women's lecture course was delivered
last evening by Dr. Ronilett Stevens, as
sociate professor in Teachers' College,
Columbia University. Miss Stevens puts
responslbllltyfnr selectionof teachers upon
the college and refuted the Idea that any
body who can get a college degree is
qualified to become a teacher She said
"All that there Is of hope and of prom
ise for the future of the teach
iim' profession Is bound up In the
teacher of to-morrow, ' She is to
be more broadly educated than the teach
er of to-day, she Is to bo trained In her
college life with more definite! considera
tion for the attributes of bodily and men
tal health, for the social arts, and for in
tellectual poise. In othor words, the self
hood of the young womnn of tho future Is
to be sustained anil developed, Tho phy
sical and the spiritual 3lde.s of her na
ture, ns well us the Intellectual, must re
ceive the Impress of culture. Further
more, the teacher of to-morrow Is to be
definitely chosen for her profession and
the choice will have to be mado by the
college which carries on hrr training.
"When wu stop to think of the condi
tions in the past and at the present time,
we realize that tho teachers of yesterday
and tho teachers of to-day have entered
the profession wholly through their own
choice. If a girl wanted to ern a little
more money than her fnther could pro
vide, or If she had a deslro to'get away
from home and create for herself new so
cial surroundings, It was not a very dllll
cult matter for her to decide that .sho had
enjoyed In her school course the work In
English or history or mathematics; the
next step In her process of reasoning was
the conclusion that she would like to be
a teacher; that sho would tench English,
or history, or mathematics, or Latin. In
this way a largo number of tho teachers
of tho present have conio Into the work
with no greater lltne.s for It than a mere
fondness for some lino of study,
"The eloment of adaptability to the
needs of the profession will recelvo greator
consideration In the choice of tho teacher
of to-morrow. Tho collego will bo called
upon to measure her efficiency by tho
evidences she shows In her college llfo of
ability to control and direct tho In
tellectual, physical and social forces of
her own life. The Inefficient young wom
an, tho one who has no othor qualifica
tions, will not bo chosen to assumo con
trol und guidance of the habits of thought
end nctlon In adolescent youth. The
efllclency of the teachor of to-morrow will
not be measured merely by her ability
to hear the sublect mutter In tho text
book. She Is to be selected on the hi vis
of her superiority as a leader and then
she Is to be trained to Intellectual and
sympathetic appreciation for Iho needs
of the profession, profession of shaping
the lives and characters of chil
dren as well ns teaching them tho fnct
BODY NEARLY CUT IN TWO.
Flrrninii If. A. (illnnder Killed by Ac
ildent In .Newport Vnrd.
Newport, Jan. 12. Herbert A. Gllander,
a dremnn on tho Boston ft Mnino rail
roael, was klllejl almost Instantly this
mumlng near tho roundhouse. Tho acci
dent wns caused by the colllson of an
extra freight and tho helper standing on
the track. As soon as the engineer on
the extra saw the other locomotive ho
applied thc emergency brakes nnd this In
some way separated the onglno and tend
er. Gtlnndcr who was filling the lire box
fell and was caught between the two
when the train came together. Ills body
was nearly cut In two. None of the crew
was Injured beyond being shaken up. The
engines were put out of seivhe.
MISS GOULD TO WED SOON.
fiiiests Do Not l)l tilgo nnlc
unry as N lntM.
Tarrytown, N. v.. Jan. 12 Al
though secrecy Is still being main
tained as to plans for tho wedding of
Miss Helen M. Oould to Flnley J.
Shopard at Lyndhurst, her country
seat, the activity of Archibald Rob
bio, Miss Gould's superintendent, and
his men In cleaning up the estate and
also the appearance yesterday of
Nathan Francko, who Is to have
of the music, forecasts thnt
the wedding will take place shortly.
.... ..o u,al ,i win iaie
place shortly after noon on Wcdncs
day, January 22. In splto of tho fact
that Miss Gould has Issued Invitations
to about 73 relatives and friends,
none has broken trust. The only rea
son Miss Gould withholds the dato Is
because sho fears an early announce
ment will cause her much
Miss Gould will be married In tho
drawing room in tho southwest cor
nor of Lyndhurst. This room over
looks the Hudson and Is the largest
and most pleasant In tho houso. Tho
entrance to Lyndhurst is on the east
side. A large hall runs east and west
and the dining room Is on the north.
The music room nnd library aro bo
tween the drawing and dining rooms.
The floors are of marble.
it Is natural Miss Gould has selected
Lyndhurst for her wedding, for sho In
herited It from her father and It has been
her homo most of her life. Then there
are her father's immense conservatories
on the estate. It Is probable the decora
tions will be furnlshul from tho green
houses. Miss Gould Is Droud of the fart
that they were built by her father, whom
she dearly loved.
Some of the music selections have been
suggested by Mr. Slnpard, who for sev
eral years sang In a church choir In Chi
cago. It Is believed here that full details
of the wedding will be nnnounced In a
OF RICH GIRL ALLEGED
Allentown, Pa., Jan 12. Samuel
Sinclair, supervising Inspector of
State highways, and R. Waltor Starr,
a senior at a nearby college, were re
leased fiom Jail hero to-day under M.OOO
ball each to answer charges of attempt
ing to abduct Miss Anna E. Steckel,
daughter of Reuben P. Steckel, a retired
millionaire business man of this town.
The hearing will be held next Tuesday.
Miss Steckel is at her homo with her
face and head badly cut as the result
of her struggle in tho toxical) in which
It Is nlleged tho attempt to abduct her
was made. Sh" Is 23 years old and a
graduate of the Allentown College for
women und Vaosar.
Sinclair Is 30 years old and a memher
of a prominent family In Kennett Square,
Pa. Starr Is his nephew and a son of a
well-known Philadelphia dontlst.
The alleged abduction occurred yester
day afternoon. Miss Steckel was return
ing home and had Just entered the
vestibule of her house, when she was
seized by two men nnd forced into a
taxlcab. The chauffeur was ordered to
drive to the country but on hearing
sounds of a struggle he declares he turned
his machine toward the police station hut
In his haste collided with a monument in
the center of the town.
The party was taken to the police sta
tion where, after M'ss Steckel had told
her story, the two men were held. Sinclair,
who is said to be a rejected suitor of
the girl, declared that they were eloping
with her consent.
NEWS TOLD IN BRIEF.
There now are 4,500,000 enfranchised
women In the world, according to figures
compiled by London suffracette. of
which number 2,7(1,0OO are Americans.
Secretary MacVeagh has approved tho
design of a new five-cent piece, it will
be plainly severe, bearing the word "Lib
erty" and date of coinage on ono side,
Instead of a female Liberty head.
Finding the door of his mother's
home In Brandywlne, Pa., locked nnd
having no key, Peter Klnsler backed
his mulo toward tho door, tickled the
animal with a straw and the mule
kicked tho door to pieces.
John 11. Cove of Norfolk, Vn . a ono-
tlme Moseby Ranger, directs In his
will that a mausoleum be erected for
himself and wife, at a cost of $100,000,
'no more, no less," nnd specifies min
ute details of Its construction.
Federal Judge Hough has ordered
the receivers of the United States Mo
tors company to accept the bid of J7,
OS0.000 made by representatives of tho
company's reorganization committee
at tho foreclosure sale.
Democratic, republican nnd progres
slvo candidates for presidential elec
tors at tho last election In Now York
Stato contributed $72,S57.f!l ' In cam
paign funds. Of this amount the
democratic candidates spent $3fi,3H7.
24; republicans, f27,003.SI, progres
Guy Adams of Chicago, mannger of tho
Frisco's mall department, says thc par
cel post will cost the railroads a loss
of J54,on0,0O0 a year unless some provision
Is mado by Congress for compensation
In handling tho matter to be carried under
the new law
Mayor Hunt of Cincinnati has mado
sweeping doclnrntlou for municipally
owned street enr, gas, electric light
and telephone service. Tho first step
will be tho Introduction of a bill for
J7.000.000 bond Issue for constiuetlon
of belt lino hit. !-.
OE UNION STATION
Public Service Commission FinrL
Old Site at White River
Newport, Jan. 10. The public sorv.
Ice commission announces that It has
found It Impracticable to ordor the
new pa-ssongor station at Whltn Rivet
Junction located on tho old trlnngu
lnr site, and has ordered tho Boston !
Mnlno and tho Central Vermont rail
ways to construct a new union pns
senger station on tho west side of al)
thc tracks. The station, the commis
sion announces, rhould be completed
before January 1, 1911, and In accord
anc0 with plnns and specifications np
proved by the commission The plans
are to be submitted for approval not
later than April 1, 1913.
The location will Involve no mate
rial change In tho grade of nnv o'
the tracks. The existing bridge!
ncross the Connecticut river nnrt the
White river mnkc Impossible the lo
cation of the new station in the old
place and at tho same tlmo obtain ade
quate platform lengths contlnguout
to the passenger tracks. The old sta
tion was destroyed by lire In Novcm-
I The new location may Involve an
'elimination of Goff's crosslnir and It
Will also necessitate the nhnnrtnn.
ment of the Central Vermont's rail
way yard, but a new yard can be con
structod on property avalloblo an
sultablo for the purpose. The Ccn
tral Vermont engine house and coa,'
and track loading to tho coal she(
can romaln unchanged.
NEWS TOLD IN BRIEF.
The coronation of the Emperor of Japai
will take place In 1814.
Liberty head and "In God We Trust'
will not appear on the now nickels.
London fears an Invasion of Amerlcac
negroes seeking equality treatment
Nottingham lace manufacturers report
that Americans and others are stealing
A lobster famine is reported from west.
em Nova Scotia, due t3 heavy stnrmt
that have made fishing difficu't
Tho latest government estimate place
the population of continental United
States at OC.IM.OOO.
With 290 days of Hudson river naviga
tion for the season of 1912, one week more
will smash all records.
Since opening of parcel post service, one
express company at New York has dis
charged 73 employes.
Naval Academy students have con
elemned the new dancing rules whlcl
compel them to hold their left arms rlglt
while floating through a waltz, forbid th(
Introduction of any new dances and forct
them to keep their partners at least three
Figures made public by thc coal trust
showed that 0.343,721 less tons of anthra
cite were shipped to market In 1912 than
Tho Premier Dlnmond company attri
butes Its Ml per cent, profit to the de
mand from the United States for precious
Of public utilities In Germany 63 per
cent, are owned by the government, com
pared with but five per cent. In the Uni
The flour output of Minneapolis during
1912 reached a total of 17,0.11,935 barrels,
an Increase of a million barrels over 1902,
which was the banner year.
Germany has started an antl-tlpplng
crusade by discontinuing the custom of
giving street car conductors a 5-pfenlng
gratuity for making change.
Physlclnns, who report an unusually
large number of pneumonia cases, advise
persons to eat and drink moderately dur
ing unseasonable weather.
The now liner Imporator, which will bo
floated early In May, will be the biggest
liner In tho world. It will have 11 decks
and a length of 910 feet long.
Llane De Tougj', the French variety
actress, may become a queen, as It Ir
said that her husband, Prince Ghlka,
stands a good chanco to rule Albania.
CASTRO IS NOT RELEASED.
Judge Holt Dismisses IIIn Petition for
Writ of Unheal Corpus.
New York. Jan. 12. Tho writ of hubeaa
corpus In the case of Ciprlano Castro,
formerly president of Venezuela, wns
dismissed by Judgo Holt In tho United
States district court esterday
In dismissing tno writ Judge Holt
ruled that Castro should not be allowed
to enter the country undlr bond pend
Ing a decision of the board. He will there
fore remain on Ellis Island.
This sustains tho contention of tho gov
eminent, as argued In court Friday by
District Attorney Wise, that the federal
courts should not Interfere In tho caso
until the board of Inquiry at Ellis Island
shall have passed on Castro s right tc
enter this country. Tho tioard has not y
announced its llndlngs. Whon its decision
Is mado known It Is thought that Cnstn
may again seek the court's nld.
Fog cut off Ellis Island from ferry com
munication with the city yesterday nn4
mndo extremely Improbable tho slttlnii
this nfternoon of the board of inquiry.
Commissioner Williams said that Oastro'j
case would bo taken up certainly to-morrow,
however. Castro will have to np.
pear without counsel before the board
CUT THU HIGH COST OF LIVING.
W. H. Chnpman, Winnebago, Neb,,
tells how he did It. "My two children
had a very bad cough and the doctor s
medicines did them no good. I got a bot
tle of Foley's Honey and Tar Compound,
nnd before It was nil used the children
wero free and cured of their cough, I
saved a doctor's bill for ono Sfir bottlo
of Foley's Honey and Tar Compound "
No opiates. J. W. O'Sulllvan, 24 Church
Advcrtlso a lost artlclo promptly -ami
the honest finder will as piomptly rr
llevo your uuxl tv '