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TAB ntTlTTNOTON FKEK PItKSH AND TITMKH ; TiniuaiM r. .I.M IY 'Jit, WW.
111 SECOUD BALLOT
Foremost Statesman of France
Will Succeed Fallieres as
President of Republic.
PLURALITY OF 187 OYER PAMS
Wildest Confusion Accompanies
Voting1 Result Regarded as
Will of Nation.
Vorsnlllc'., France, Jan. 17. Rny
mowl Nl ulas Landry Polncnro, for
tin luist 1 .' months premier of the
''Ml li c, ill, m i u.ir. elected president of
lupublle of Franco to-day by the no
tional ass inlib, composed of tin- mem
bers of liotli chambers of Parliament,
In siii it-slon to President Armanrl
Faluns whoso suvon-ycar term ex
pires ! rl rimry is.
Tin wilih hi ' onfu.slon, out of which
arose two i i allonges to duels, mark
ed the testing of the ballots.
Premier Pninoare was chosen ptosl
ilent on the fecund hallot, his plural-
t hut Ms nearest competitor, Jllle.s
Pains minister of agriculture, being
! '1'h. ih i I lllift vole stood as fol
Iiavmonil I 'oiiiiMie I':
Inliv I mis 29
Marh l.doiianl Valllant 'l!l
Raymond Folnoiire's first words
upon being oil it 'ally Informed of his
ilc ti .li - in. -Idem of France were:
T ;1 ill trt to show mself worthy
of t i i niii leii. e of the national as
(.ni. i I li iU forgot without effort
tb sti'igftlis of yesterday and even
.l-i inmrli lie convinced that I
t-h.iU seek In everything and at all
t lies, in be an impartial administra
tor Ti i tti r.Hn ciinn' when Antniln
Dubn. I thr president of the national
..i.tKi. k t. n,i I I Hi, nil ,! ImIkImi. II,,,'
roi i - ' i ' r "I fro-n a paniiniciit thu
offli il 'id of the election which wa.s
Figti, rl l. M Duhcvl and eight soere
GLM'um".- r.Di'ND ok ciii:i:rs.
Willie this -oene was going on the depu
ties and scnutois and tin spectators,
rrowdlng the giillaries In tin jn.it hall. I
were also healing the tinnniinoo.iit nt of
J'rfinler I'oli.care's vrtir .'iid the de
feat of .Jilles I'ams, who, ni.tll the llnal '
ballot had hi in considered M. 1'olnoaio's
Mrcngest nupoii.nt. ,
Aftr one gi nonius ronn I nt iheeilni:.
tin deputies am1 sinntnrs ivIk fcrmul
t h' nati'in il iii.-t.innly, the women of I
fashion and diplomatists, among i honi
won Myron T I leri !ck the Amcrir in am
liatsndor ti Prance, and othi r notables,
huiiied to leave the "i rsaillcs chateau'
to k ep their dlnin r engagements In I'arls '
:md Vers illle.- As tint parsed through
tin eroat iindoi. dct u liment-- or
Milrilrtf. alri id" win boi,g aligned to
salute tin pr.si.leiu-el.it and to t scon
him to the capital. '
Itaymcind 1'oincari , lection for the j
,preslden y of France, although made hy !
rfuilnmint as icquiiod hj tie loimitu
tlon Is legnrdeil as repi .-! :i! n, as well I
the popular will ot the luiiun. The choice
toil; place on the second h.illoi, tile pn -tnler
I editing 4XS votes out of a total of
l."fl iast, or It more than an lib. olut,; ma
lorlty of the asscmlily. .lules Pams cas
thi net highest candidate In the ilnal
vote, the minister of agriculture having
a total of LW. This was a net loss of .-,1
vot s from the total polled hy him In tli-
first hallot the standing ol which was a.
follows Raymond Polncnio, Jules
I'ams, Malic Valllant, iii; Paul Do
schanel, IS. Felix Rlbot, PI; l.eou Hour
gools, I Aloxandie .Mlllerand, ,'!; Alfred
Mascuruud, Ii: Theoiihlle Dolonsfe, if; All
tonln Dubost, 1; Henri Roohofoit, 1:
KHA.VCI-VS KOti:.MOST STATESMAN.
Haymond Polncare, l'rance's foremost
ptii'isman, Is now In his ."Mid year. He is
if medium heiKht and stuidlly hunt.
Above all he radiates an Impression of
force, both physical and Intellectual. He
Is modest In conversation, cheerful and
patient, and concentrates his full atten
tion upon the person to whom he is talk-
M Pnlncarc's In rue, luminous eyes are
the most striking feature of a face which
HiKKcats tenacity and determination. He
) versatile and comes of n family dis
tinguished in science and literature. The
president-elect himself Is a philosopher,
ti w liter and a member of the French
Aoa'demy with a notable career In French
law circles. Ilc has a peculiarity of never
F-nillng his clients bills for leal set vices,
tilwavs sayltiK that they may send him
what'Ver they consider to he the value
Df Ids work, lie Is callable of disposing
nt a Kit. at variety of affairs In a short
worklnn dav owlm; to his habits of keep
r tr to essentials and etfectlve.ly keeping
others to them. Also, In consequence, he
has time for private study and miirh
Fudal We The president-elect Ih often
ncn on first nights at the theatres and
he attends the principal horse racltiR
Americans who have met the prem
ier havi alw.'ivs found him Interested
In the dcv( lopmnntK an.l the Institu
tions of tin Fulled States, and ae-
irately Informed upon the lai-Rer
nipcctH of current American politic;)
INTi'Mll'.STKlJ IN C11A.MPI.AIN OIFT.
As 1'orelKii minister M. Polncare
crentlv racllltated the work of Am
bassador Herrlck and his predecessor
lit the American embassy, Itobort
Ha on i id he tfiivn much attention to
the Franco-American committee.
whlih sent a delegation, headoJ by
fliii'lel ll.inotiiux, ex-minister of for-
ilhil Ufalr , to the Fnitod States last
yuir with the French nation's Klft of
li I roi zn bust ii.MHMited by Itodln,
whi h wus erected at Crown Point,
I,ak( fhamplaln, In memory of Sam
in I C'hainplaln, tho oxploror,
Premier Polncnre's personal quali
ties drew to his ministry an nxtrnor
tli wir wriiup of French publlr men,
anionic them helm; Arlstldn Hrland,
Alexander Mlllerand, Loon DourKcolB
Bn 1 Tluophlle Uelrasse and he Is
kin w i to Frenchmen as a "strong
in n n
The cabinet of Premier Polncnre Is
rc ardid iih a radical one, stuadfristly
oip mi to aielallHiii. Tim most Jin
""urliiiil ftaluiu of the recent doinestlc
policy of tho ministry was a chuiiKo
In the electoral Nystcm, tncludlttfr
proportional representation of all par
ties nnd voting In the larger districts
ONi: I,ONCI THlt'MPHANT TOl'H. V
I'arls, Jan. 17, The Journey of 1t-c.iI-dent-elect
Polncare from the pntnee at
Versailles to his home In Paris was one
innc triumphant process. When his
nutomohlle emerKed tliroiiRh the chateau
Kate nt Versailles, M. Polncate was Bieet
ed by the llrst expression of Joy by the
Kcncrnl public who Rave h.in round after
round of cheers iv accompanied him to
the railway station where he entered n
special car bound for Paris.
Hut this demonstration was nothing to
Hint awaited him In the capital. The
llivalldes station was mi-rounded hy a
solid m.tss of humanity which the police
with difficulty held hack. As tho train
henrliiK the president-elect drev Into the
station n hush fell on the crowd, hut ns
M Polncare. escorted hy Minister of Jus
tice Hrlnnd and M. I.eplne, the prefect of
police, appeared In the door of the sta
tion a great shnul went up. . Polncare
acknuwledRcd the demon&tt atlon by nils
liifT Ms lint.
M. Polncare then entered an automobile
nnd drove to the Klysee palnro, where
President Falllcrcs received him cordially
and coiiRrntulated hltn upon his victory.
The I'rc-ldent and the president-elect then
affectionately embraced one another and
shortly afterwards M. i'olneare proceeded
to his home nenr the Hols de HouloRne.
MOPSB I'TMiKl) WITH Kl.OWiniS.
Here another ovation awaited him.
Practically all th Inhabitants of the
quarter had mobilized outside his home,
and there was one endless stream of
callers and tileRraph messinuers htiivlnn
f"icltatliins. A huge basket placed In the
vestibule of the president-elect's residence
to receive enrds of ennRratulatlon soon
was overllowinR and In a short time the
houe was llteially lllled with (lowers.
M. Polncare dined quietly with his
mother, his wife, and the other members
of his family. After dinner Mine Poln
cate held n reception.
The news of the 'lectiun ot M. Poln
care spread quickly throughout I'arls and
everywhuie provoki-d sentiments of thi
llvllest satisfaction. I.nrRe crowds were
massed aiound the principal newspapei
offices, iiifrerly reaillni; tile hulled tis
from Ver.?allles. .Manifestations essen
tially of a patrlettc character were or
K.mized In the cinlral dlstilcts and the
Latin quartei and paradets. h, vied hy
the national fine, marched up and down
the boulevards .shoutlnc "Lone live
Polncare' l.onii live the republic!"
PARISIANS WILDLY F.XflTLD.
The cafes were erowded to-lllRht with
people who weru dlscusslnc animatedly
all phases of to-dnj's's contest, and everv
one seemed delighted at the success of the
man who Is Rcnerally termed "tne jieo
The manifestations ot popular enthusi
asm durinc the evenliiR assumed propor
tions altocether unprecedented at pre
vious elections. Toward midnight various
columns of parallels Joined forces and
marched to M. Polnciic'.s house when
they Rave roushiR cheers., M. Polncar.'
opened the window and bowed repeatedlv
to the crowd outside and when the cheer
Ins sbsldcd made a brp-f speech.
Fresh salvos of i .leerim: meete'I the
president-elect and then "The .Marseil
laise" was takt n up hy thousands of
Mih s and the crowd dispersed
THAN SI 0,000
Flood of Petitions for Damages
by Loss of Titanic Mrs. Har
ris Asks for $1,000,000.
Ne York, Jan. It".. A flood of petitions
for damages through the loss of the
stenmer Titanic, filed yesterday, Included
one from 'Mrs. Irene Wallach Harris, who
clalm.v $1,MV"'0" for the Ions of her litis
band, Henry H. Harris, the theatrical
manager. This Is thu Inavlest of the 170
claims so far died. Mrs May I'litrclle of
Scltuate, Mass., asks J."iii conu.ensa
tlon for the loss of her husband, Jacquei'
Futrclle, author. The claim of Mrs. Lily
Millet, widow of Francis D,
nrtlst, a Titanic victim, Is JHm.ni).
I'nlted States Judge Hand has extended
th time for llllng petitions on claim to
February 11 The claims amount to more
than $lfl,nno,), but the White Star line
contends that Its liability Is limited under
the l'lilt'd States
Htatutes to less than to-ns. lie developed his kingdom ram
of recovernl recoidr i nierela'ly and vlthln a few years had
and passage money.
BIG DAY FOR METHODISTS.
Itemnilfllril Church nl Hcllmis Calls
Oi'iltcnliil I'ree from Debt,
Ilellows Falls. Jan. Hi. This has been
a gieat'day for the Methodists of this
village, lilshnp John W. Hamilton of Hus
ton preached two masterly sermons and
dedicated their enlarged nnd Improved
church This building was elected years
ago and was enlarged and extensively
remodelled 32 years ago at which time It
was reopened by Hishup roster.
The growth of the place and of the so
ciety has again necessitated an enlaige-
ment nnd the occasion has been taken to
extensively remodel and Improve. From
being the least handsome of the churches
of the village, it has been transferred into
one of the handsomest edltlces in all
southern Vermont. New rooms have been
addend downstairs for the organized Sun
day school classes and the auditorium
hns been enlarged nnd beautified. A" Im
pressive new front with tall corlnthlnn
columns combined with new memorlnl
windows throughout tend to make It a
decided atchltectutal ornament to the
town, The total tost of nil changes has
been a little short of J.i,) and Hlshop
Hamilton nt the two services to-day raised
enough to rededlcate It free from debt.
At the evening service the Baptist, Con
gregational and Unlversallst Churches
gave up their services and the house wns
packed, Hlshop Hamilton delivered an
nhlo discourse! on the "Function of a
Church In a Community" and then with
the assistance of thu pastors present
formally dedicated the edifice. The pastor
who has raised most of tho money se
rum! before to-day Is tho Hev. Walter R
Dnvenport, who is now completing his
i:scAPnn afthk i-iftkkn vn.ns.
W, P. Hroyles mnde a successful es
cape nftnr fifteen yenrs of suffering from
kidney and bladder troubles. Foley Kid
ney Pills released hlni nnd will do Just
tho same for others. Ho says! "They
cured a most Severn backnche with pain
ful bladder Irregularities, nnd they do
all they claim for them." Kefuso sub
stitutes. J. W. O'Sulllvan, 24 Church
IS SHOT BY WIFE
Mrs. A. B. Griffin Dies at Fanny
Allen Hospital from Self
QUARREL ABOUT A SERYANT
Husband Averse to Added House
hold Expense Thinks Wom
an Was Insane at Times
He Will Recover.
Jericho. Jan. IP.--A ft the result of a
quarrel over th servant question, Mrs.
A. 11. OHfflti, about (ii years old, last
ovenltiR tried unsuccessfully to kill her
husband. , h C!. A. R. veteran, and then
Indicted fatal Injury to herself with an
old revolver. She died this morning at
P:"i') o'clock at the Fanny Allen hospital
from a bullet wound In the bend. The hus
band, who was shot throliRh the neck,
wl'l survive. It Is said. He Is at the home
of a neighbor In this vl'laRe.
While Mr. Hi in In. a:;e ", was warming
Ids hands over the kltditn stove. Ids wife,
with a revoher In c:ie hand, crept silently
up behind him. She aimed the weapon at
his head and tired. The imed veteran
clasped one hand to his neck and felt
warm blood. Then he ran to the back
..t and around to the hlKhway, crylnR
loudly for aid. Mi. Orlffln pursued him
for a short distance, tlrlni; twice as she
ran. The shots went wild.
Then the woman retraced her steps to
the kitchen and stutidlnR In front of the
stove she placed the muzzle of the re
volver to her own head ami pulled the
trU'Rer. Willi the report of the nun sin
fell upon tlv door uncons'-lo'is. blood
streamlni: from an ucly calp -ound. The
bullet had ploiiKhcd a funow aloiiR one
side of her head.
When neighbors, .unacted b cries of
the husband, ariived, the woman had not
refMlnecl consciousness. She was Mru
tal;in to the home of a nep.-hbor, where
a local physician treated her. Then she
was placed en the evening tlnln for
l'ssex Junction from jvhero she was
taken in an nutemiohl'i- to the hospital.
For sevirnl days It In said, Mr. and
Mr.-. iJrlffln'qtiaiT-dcil over the family
sen;. nt question. The wife wl?hed to
have a lo al woman. Stella Thompson,
ri.-lde at th" house and help with the
hunt sheld dlltle. The husband. It Is said,
was averse to the .irrniiRcment because
of tne adilid hmiM hold c.pcni it would
' i it b in; time." tin- veteran sal
latt e oiling, 'my wife acted qncorly. 1
think she was lnane at times. Some
tlm ! she would become angry over noth
Inr. I can't understaiul -It nil yet."
Tin i ouple resided here for many
oi.is. Mr. Otiffln lecilves a pension. He
enlisted in I'onipaliv F, Kith Vermont,
September :!. 1SJ, at Whltlngham, and
wa discharged for dKiiblllt on October
.'.I of the same year. Ills homo Is located
Jusl north of till" Ullage, The body o!
Mis. Uilfflii will be taken this morning
to the ho'irte of. relatives in Wafr
DEATH-0.? ' YANKEE KINfe.
Alonn daie uin.oll "lllftll Forlllile
en I ill a ml In Hie 'cfifNtif Mr.
Hi i'.oii, ,ier. lil. -Aloiir.il 'Adams, oii"
tlme Yankee sklptiet,- inlej- "KIiIb" of
Svi.ins irlnnd In the I'n'ribljeati ses and
for the past few yrars, a Connei'tlcut
farmer. Is dend at the , I issnclniseti
seiieril hospital In this. city af the age
of TS. Mr. Adani, or ."The. King" as he
was best known leaves a wife and three
Alonzo Adauib was bor.i In Lllsworth,
Me., of ser.farlncr pr.rentii. A bent 23 years
ago, a vpe'. of which he was captain.
w."i cluttered by a company to carry
a enlninerelnl ,i,rilltlr. i,. .......in
Caribbean ir'.ands. The euturc failed
and Adams accepted fo Ills jmy the
'Ights to Swann Irlninl, nn of the grouii
if which trv companv had aeiiilred
possession. There the 'ar.hee nMpper
establMied a small 1-lngdnm, taking the
title of king and Introducln-T roval cus-
amassed a small fortune. Three vears ago
I he acepted an offer from a development
(Company and sold his kingdom, returned
I to "the States" ami settled down on a
faini at Kasthnmpinn, Conn.
jOPiANGE COFNTY BANQUET.
iiilrl.i IMntliitiiiliheil (Iiic.ils ibijoj
lliifipllnllt y of I.cclHlnllle ANseeliitl
Montpellcr, Jan, 1 The Orange
County Legislative association tender
ed a banquet to some to distinguished
guests nt the ravlllon hotel this even
ing, where covers were laid for fifty,
nmple Justice being done a most ex
At ten o'clock, ITosldctit Hale K,
Darling rapped for order, naming r.
S. Marshal Horace W. linllev as toast.
master. The speakers wero Governor
Allen M. Fletcher, Chief Judge John
W, Howell, Lieut. -C.ov. Frank L. Howe,
Associate Judge John W. Watson,
Speaker Charles A. I'lumley, Collector
Curtis S. Kmery, and the toastmuster
Among other guests were Judge II. T.
Hnldwln of Wells Hlver, John I'ntledt
of Itrooktleld, Fred H. Heckford and
F. S. Williams of Hrndford nnd Jerry
li. Adams and K. I. Clafflln of Hnndolph.
YEAR'S DIVORCES 100,000.
JlOre Tbiin 70,000 Children Ilcprlleil
of One or llnth I'nrt'nt.
Now York, Jan. 1C More than 70,(100
children, mostly under the ano of 10 years,
were deprived of one or Lath parents by
dlvorco In this country during the past
yaar, according to figures with which the
Rev. Francis M, Moody has stirred mem
bers of tho New York State marriage and
"The Paeltlc coist," he said, "ha been
the greatest divorce center of the entire,
world. In tho year i9K alonu there weru
grnnted In the I'tilted States over H,
000 divorces. In W years 3,7(V),orri adults
were separated by divorce, and moro
than .Vrin.OOO persons affected hy these
ease. Illinois nlone provided l'jn.Ono ill
vorces, Pennsylvania rfijivi, California
AO") and New York 11,4.7). New York
State, however, sent li.lfi) of Its -collides
J Into other Slates to procuro divorces und
there were probably main inl-iatnrv
uises that an- not lecorded in t,n totnl.
At present !) per cent, of the ease,. r( by
default with only one party represented. "
Mr. Moody offered a resolution to or
ganise n federal commission In this Slate
to work for a uniform fedeial law govern
ing marringe and divorce, which should
he the central organization for all States
commissions of this character which liuvc
already been formed In runic States, and
which would meet In convention In Chi
cago In Mav.
The Ilev. Samuel McCune Lindsay was
appointed temponm chairman of an or
WAR IS DECLARED ON
BUTTER AT HIGH PRICES
New York. Jan. 19. - War on high
prices foi butter was .leclarcd by the
llousowHes' League to-day, "It has
been determined," says the. executive
committee In Its appeal, "that there Is
plenty of butter In the market and that
now butter Is coming In well. The
freezer hutler was put nwny at 2.". and
27 cents and could be sold nt n protlt
at 3(1 to :2 cents for the best. Wei lllid
that buttei can be secured at from 80
to 32 cents a pound, but thls price Is
"'Tho high price of butler Is unwar
ranted, and we are therefore sending
a notice tn our members throughout
the eountr.i to decteiise consumption In
tiuttor as rapidly as possible 'using as
substitutes jellies, fruit, apple butter,
lossls Kitcvi: 1 1 th sriciDi:.
New York. Jan. ",!i. Kleanor I!
Harry, nin e In titTluent circumstances but
who recently lust her innne hi a real
estate Venture, shot herself to ilinth In
her uptown aiartietit to-day. Itevorses
following losses Inclined through
participation In a land Investment scheni"
headed by l-Mgnr It. Jackson, who was
convicted last week ol defrauding an Ohio
woman In the iae of Lung Island prop
erty, are believed tn hale been e.
t-ponslble for the act.
DICATH OP MOLASSKS K.VII.K
Waketleld, Mass.. Jan ni.
Kldred, who believed thn:
gallon of molasses a week
longed his life ninny yeats,
daj at the age uf s7. lie
111 etltitlu a
he had pro
lleil here to-
ins old. i:t.linl
on all his food. hen T'l y
began tilling a bicycle for
exercise and itc-11-es
years. He was a
cording to his own II
miles during the past I"
descendant of Daniel lb
W. It. Pu, lr5 W. Washington St.,
Noblesvllle, Ind., snyr. "After suffering
m.in months with kidney trouble, after
trying other remedies nnd prescriptions,
I puiih.isiil a box i! Foley Kidney Pills
which not only did mu more good than
any other li medles 1 ever used, but have
po.-ltively set my kidneys ri-ht. other
memhiih of my family have used them
with similar results." Take at the first
sign of kidney trouble." J. W. O'Sulllvan,
1' Church Sti t. ndv
I. n t tl at sin advertises, when she
v. nits a iiee-itlou. dm s not Infallibly
it'. -a tli ii eh. 's a "oiiil -eiv.il:! girl. Itut
most all mmI -iiieiit- Do Advertln
ai ' I:, f.ict t si nlii'-nn' '
Witnesses for Purinton DeoLire
ThDt tho Revolver Was Biz
Mlddleoi is. Jan. IC. Louis 1' iruitoii. on
tiial here charged with the killing of MIlo
W :rht. will lahii tli.it I., shut m se'.f
defi :. and that the r, vul,i was dis
charged aciii!enta!l . The State closed
Its case tills morning at ten o'clock, Its
la.-t v. Hie s IiePig John Wright, father
of MIlo Wrtsh-.
The f.c'iei of the acccse.), John Purin
ton, W.t-l th ' Mist Wltllc.-'S fur the defense
It was brought . nut by testimony that
John Piirlnti n and John Wtljht wile
both at tin Kin-sell house when the shoot
ing ocirind, I.iiiiIh Puiintoii and his
hrothi'iT. I-bib and Kdnard, helping
the Pussells In moving to .mother home.
Mr. and Ml.-. NImui Thompsun weie al-o
there. It Is 'aimed that when Ptiiintou
drew his r lolver ThonipMiii nnd MUu
Wright arn.i.ilnl with hlni in an effoit to
get the v. i ipnii. .mil that Airs. Thompson,
holdlii': hci Iin by in hei left arm, wound
her light nr und his neck and biought
li I ni io the floor, with the insult that all
fell to-jetln r. It Is then. It Is claimed b
the defense. Hint t he w eapon w as unlliten
tionall.i dl.-i har-ed, inlllctlii',- up m Mil,,
Wright t.ie e 'nnd from which li,. died
four ieei:.. Inter It Is expected thai nil
testlmi n, will be In this Meek and that
the ease III mi to the ur. un Teei--da.
The li .piiiulc!it.s In the following
eases have been discharged from the
custody of Probation Officer Olln A.
Smith, their terms of probation hav
ing expired. State vs. Frank Ladii,
Indicted for assault with Intent to
kill; State s Frank Loomls. Informa
tion for keeping liquor i.n hand with
Intent to sell. State vs. Fred Hailey,
The following cases were nnl
prossed on recommendation of State's
Attorney V VV. Tuttle; State vs. Adol
phus Ah. for shooting deer out of
season; State is. Arthur Kimball, for
liurglarv, State vs. Albert Iloseau,
simple nssault. and Statu vs. Arthur
irallock. statutory offense. Four li
quor cases and one Information for
omhez7.lcm.cnt on the old criminal
docket and all small and iinlmpurtant
cases on the new entry docket were
marked for trial at thn present term.
In the case ot State vs. Arthur I'or
tune, who pleaded guilty In June to
shooting der out "f season, the re
spondent was itrrnlgned for sentence.
He wns fined $100 without costs, which
WAS PIONIILIt TKLKPHONF, MAN.
Weston. Mass, Jan. Hi. - Francis hu.jp,
one lit the pioneers In thn telephone busi
ness, dhd hem to-day, aged fi; .,.,
Mr. WiK( Invented the ltlnkn telephone
transmitter. H" wnB " dliectnr In the
American Ih'H Telephone cump.ni, and
the American Telephone & Teh graph
To work-seekers there are no '1111111.
portnnt "HflP Wanted" ads minted!
There are many that havo to bo ellnib
iinted when It comes to answering t..
calls for lielp-lnit all must Im cousld-crcd!
j CF MIL
FiREBUG TELLS AN
'Izzy the Painter" Has Confess
ed to Setting over 50 Fires
in New York.
HAD TO REFUSE REQUESTS
Says That More Than 1,000 Peo.
pic Havo Asked Him to
Start a Blaze for
New York, Jan. 111. Additions to the
sti Iking revelations of the extent to which
arson for protlt Is practiced In this city,
furnished by "Izy thu Painter," the con
vict firebug Informer, weie made l'.V him
to-day to the district attorney, whose
olllco spent n busy Sunday preparing for
the eMimliif-tloii of witnesses In the "arson
trust" Investigation by the grand Jury
to-moiiow, when more Indictments may
"Iz.y," who Is mini fuiinull known as
Isldor Stein, "continues to tell of fires
that he made throughout the city, giving
facts and circumstances with the greatest
dotal! and arcurnci." says a statement
I rum Assistant District Attorney Weller
lo-nlght. The accuracy of so many of
Stein's, statements, as uliovn by com
parison with the., official records, is
gratiflng to the prosecuting ofllclnls as
making easier the tusk of securing neces
sary corroboi atlve evidence against men
"higher ii))" in the "trust."
Stein, who, according to the authori
ties, hint coiiicK.Mil to letting morn than
r.n llres, told the district attorney that the
vicinity of a tire engine house was pre
lened as the location of a fire, Mr. We.1
ler's statement said, as when no alarm
was turned In It took longer for Informa
tion 'ibiiut the tire to i,et to the flic mar
shal's oillce, giving time for the odor of
.aniline or beliezlne u.sed by the flrebiip
"Stein says that more than a thousand
people have asknl hlni to make llres for
tlietn since he came to this city In 1007."
the statement adds. "Stein says that
while standing on the street comer, two
or three people eaVh day would ask him
to in. ike a lire for them. In one cae a
mini told Stein that lie wanted to have a
hie, but that he could not have It until
the following week, because he wanted
to move out his new piano. Accordingly
the piano was moved out and Stein went
i'IIICAOo 1NVBSTIC.ATKS. TOO.
"hiciigo, Jan. He Itevelatlons made to
day In an all-day Investigation of the
'arson trust" by the State's attorey
cocerniil at hast tlve persons In n flre
fiaud scheme which Involved several big
fin r In Chicago and other cities. A
number of witnesses were examined and
their testimony will be presented to the
gin in1 jui v.
It'luilid In the IM of suspected men
K i'i 11 ,.i miii Fink, alias Kinki Mem. alias
I t.inkllii. now in custody under suspl
eli'll ol bfini one o( the leadeis of a
nation-wide gang of Incendiaries.
Ml T1I Kit AND CillLDHKN PARISH.
Mllzabeth. N. J., Jan. 13. In n fire,
In lieved to have been of lucendlai
origin in a frame tenement house hero
to-il,i'. , a woman i
wen trapped on
Inline 1 to death.
ind her two children
the third floor and
Two men were in
jured, one probably mortally, by Jump
ing from a thlid-story window. .Mrs.
Louis SI in I ri i and her two daughters,
two montlus and four years old rcspeic
tlveb, are dead. Rafael Murlllo, a
boarder, is in a hospital In a critical
condition. The charred bodies of
mother and hlblien were found in
CANNON SINGS LITTLE
SWAN SONG AND WEEPS
ashingti't:. .i an. i!. "I'mic Joe" Can
nun vesterdai afti l liooti .s.ing "a little
swan ".'iia" to the louse during the dis
cussion of the in my appropriation bill.
lie was checrid greatly and visibly
aftci ted vbeii he finished. He took a
stand against pott economies In the face
of gteat issues. He said be was for a
gi eater army, .t greater navy and a
lie loncludid with the declaration
thnt, since he had bum given "a leave
ot .lb-dice" fur which be did not ask
In was going home to live among thu
p.nple who bad .iiit him to Congress for
'I am gilm. to li.iiivllb and back to
lh people who have honoieil me." he;
said. "If pel chance I should never
again h3 In public life, nnd 1 shall not
seek It, I pin pose to carry out my full
dut.i ns one of tin soveielgns of this
natilui, a votci.
"It makes little dlffei ence ," he added,
"what we call ourselves, democrats or
republicans, and those two great or
ganizations ate the only patties 1 rec
ognize. lOreat applause.) If you ifemo-
ir.its make good 1 will b one
llrst to shout 'glory halh ujah.
proof of the pudding I., the
Mr. Cannon loft the chamber In tears.
Itcplyhig to attacks on the size of tin
standing army the ex-.-penker said;
"We've got our troubles on the border
land. Mexico and so on, iod knows we
don't want them, and we have either got
to TTtmiidon' the Monroe doctrine or
we've got to re illze all the obll'.'atlo is the
liUin e may In lug to us."
LEVEE DECISION MEANS
MILLIONS TO LITIGANTS
Washington, Jan. 10. Test cases In
volving the liability of the federal gov
ernment for the flooding, by levee con
struction, of some $7,000,000 Worth of
land along the Mississippi nre expected
to be decided by the Supreme Court of
the United State's to-morrow or within
the few weeks succeeding.
Tho claims now being urged In the
test cases are for tho Hooding of lands
on the oast hnnk of the Mississippi
near Vlcksburg, Miss. It Is urged that
the government Is responsible because
It constructed a leven on the opposite
bank of the river and adopted the
foothills bnrk of tho oust bank plan
tations ns a new bank for tho river.
The test cases are brought by two
toinen, Mrs. JIntle J. Jackson and Mrs.
Man I'I Hughes. 'Tim rights of about
Inn plantation owncis depend upon the
Since the beginning of the construction
of the lover, it Is clr.ltncd the lend has
been flooded 10 times, the. tenants driven
away nnd 1,700 ncres of land covered with
Mind and silt.
The government contends that the levee
wns built to close the famous llougere
crevasse, which opened dining a flood In
1N19 and finally Increased Into a gap a
miles' long, The government denies It hns
adopted tho east foothills as a river bank
It Is also urged that tho levee Is a part
of a syMom constructed not only hy the
federal government but hy States and
communities and hence the government
alone cannot be held to have "taken" the
Tho court of claims decided In favor
of the government In the Jackson
case and In the Wigwam plantation
case brought by Mrs. Hughes. The
only victory for the women was Hint
Mrs. Hughes wns allowed $00,000 for
tho "tnklng" of her Tlmbcrlnko plan
tation, which had been hemmed In be
tween n new leven nnd tlfn rlvor. The
woman nppenlel to the Supreme Court
on the mnln cases nnd the government
appenled on the tlmborlake Judgment.
TAFT'S ORDER IS UPHELD.
!"oilr(h- Inss l'nsliiinler Itemnln un
der the tifiinlllcil CI til Service.
Washington, .Inn. II. An ntteinpt to
revoke President Tuft's recent order plac
ing fourth-class postmasters nder thu
classified civil service and to remove from
classification assistant postmasters and
clerks In first and sccond-cias- postotllces
hy an amendment to the postofllro appro
priation bill failed In the House to-day.
The bill, carrying J-TS.K'mM. wns passed.
The amendment; offered by !topreontn
llvo Cullop of Indiana, provided for tho
revocation of tho executive order of Octo
ber 15. 1012, by which president Tnft ex
empted some IW.Oio fourth-class postmas
ters fiom the "political lob" class and
of the order of September ?.. IM". which
.lassiflid assistant postmasters and
postel ib-rks In fust nnd second-class
offices, was defeated on a roll call vote,
111 to I'll The republicans voted prac
tically solid against th" nmendm"tit and
were Joined by many democrats.
An amendment proposed by Itep
resenLatlve UartUtt ot Georgia, pro
hibiting; the payment of per diem ex
penses to postofflce Inspectors, en
gaged In Investigating or recommend
ing applicants for positions ns fourth
class postmaster under the new or
der wns Incorporated In tho bill by a
into of l'jn to 111.
An attempt wns made by Repre
sontntlve Murdock of Kansas to place
In the bill an amendment to prevent tin;
earning through the malls of publications
printing liquor advertisements Into
prohibition Stntes The committee was
voted down In committee of the whole,
nnel was ruled out of order when the
bill appeared in the House. .
Tho bill shows an Increase of about
?7,Orv,0,)i liter tin- postal appropria
tions for the present year, due in
part to the evpen.-'s of the parcel
Honolulu, Jan. 13. Americans and na
tives Joined to-day In ce-lebratlng the
:oth anniversary of the overthrow of the
Hawaiian monarchy, the Fourth of July
of the I-lands. The festivities ended to.
night with n banquet In honor of those
who participated In the revolution
LATE D.J. FOSTER
Representatives Plumley and
Greene Pay Tributes to Char
acter of Vermonter. .
Washington. Jan. 10. Eulogies were de
livered in the House to-day upon tho
ihaiacter of the lat. Ke-prcseiitatlve D.
J Foster, who had served the llrst dis
trict of Vermont for 12 years previous
to his death last summer. The speakers
weie Representatives Plumley nnd
Greene of Vermont, Nye of Minnesota,
Martin of South Dnkotn, llawiey of
Orei'on. Weeks of Massachusetts nnd
Kn.hu of Cnllfnrnln.
REPORT OF A MIRACLE
DRAWS MANY TO TOMB
Hivlers, Krnnce. Jan 10. Great ex
citement lias been caused In the Hozier
ri-gluii by the report of a miracle. A
few days ago n woman went to the old
remetery of Ueziers to tend her relatives'
proves She, noticed thnt the stoVio statuo
of the Virgin on the mausoleum of the
Arnaud Palvagnac family was cotered
with moss, which she donned nwny witli
her linndkeiiblef. On returning home,
niiordlng to the reports, she touched her
little paralytic daughter with the hand
kerchief, and the girl was completely
c ued. Large numbers of pilgrims now
go every day to the tomb.
SCARLET FEVER AT M. A. C.
I res Inn ii ii Die it I I'mlernlly lloii-e
Where SO Are l oiiriiulliicil.
Amherst, Mass . Jan. lO.-Tho epidemic
of scarlet fever nt Massachusetts Agri
cultural College claimed Its lust victim
among the students to-day when Warner
H. Hurt of Long Meadow died. This is
the sixth death from this disease within
a radius of four miles dining the paM 10
Young Hint, a freshman, died in the
Knppa Gamma Phi fraternity house,
where ".'0 students have been under quaran
tine after hating shown symptoms of
the disease. Students petitioned Presi
dent Hutteiiliid that the college be closed
while the fever is epidemic, but he an
nounced to-day that he had decided
against the petition. Classes will be re
sumed to-morrow, but nil athletic gumes
nnd dances have been forbidden
CUT Till! HIGH COST OP LIVING.
W. H Chnptnnu, Winnebago, Neb.,
tells how he did it. "My two children
had e very had cough and the doctor's
medicines did them no good. I got a bot
tle of Foley's Honey and Tnr Compound,
and before It was all used tho children
wero tree nnd cured of their cough, I
laved a doctor's bll1 for ono c bottlo
of I'oby's Honey and Tar Compound."
No opiates. J. W. O'Sulllvan, 24 Church
"Mrs. Wombat Is quite a refoureeful
"As to how?"
'She never can remember on which end
to ludoise a check, so she IndotM's cni
on both ends, and rcnllv, the Idea works
SCO well, LiHiibtiiu Coin l . -ji ,u mu
DEATH OF FAMOUS
Mrs. Julia C. R. Dorr Friend of
Emerson, Holmes, Longfel
low and Lowell.
REACHED AGE OF 87 YEARS
First Poem Published in 1849
One of Her Greatest Regrets
Was Inability to Finish
Rutland, Jnn. Hi -.Mrs. Juda ( aruhnc
Ripley Dorr, the well-known Veruion
writer, passed away nt her home, liu
llaples," In this city yesterday morn n
at tile age of 57 years The end has ici
nnticlpated for weeks. It was broug)
about by senile debility. .Mrs liorr i
been ill thlee months. Just befoi t hrlst
inas her life was despaired ot out she ra!
lied to such an extent that relatives win
h.nl been summoned returned hi-ime. cx
pectlng recovery. Mrs. Dorr sjiik rapid
ly nfter ,i collap-e Filday and only hei
daughter-in-law, Mrs. Harry R Dorr, wnc
with her at the end The funeral will be
held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon a
the Congregational Church.
Mr&. Dorr was thu last niembur at Hie
famous group of New England wiitt.
that included Emerson, Holmes, hony.
fellow and ljwell and that gave Eostoi
the title of ' Modern Athens." All thesi
were her Intimates. At the Lonsfello-
banquet In New York she was the onl
ono present who knew him personally anc
at the 7.".th annlvcrsnry banquet at Sher
ry's for William Dean Howell sh wa.
n guest of honor.
After more than ft) ye.ns of work, her
first poem being published .11 "IO. Mr;
Dorr's mind was still active and wltl.ln a
few days of her death, when she wi 11
weak to hold a pen, one of her grr it(i,
regrets was that .she was una! e ti tins'
n sonnet, nearly 'completed last On ,r
that Is considered one of h. r liu si fi
in the form ot verse.
Mrs. Dorr was born Fohruar.
in Chnilestcn. S. C. the da igi t,
William Y. Ripley and y.u'nvi Li. 1
Thomas. Her paternal anoism- 11 tm
Ripley family Is well knowt II e m 'b
or was tho daughter or Jian Ji one
Thomas and Susanne DoLa. t Kith na
tlve of Prance, but for some , un resl
dents of Snn Domingo. where M
Thomas was a merchant, plmt-r ine
shipowner. During the in ,urreetlot o
the slaves under Tou-saiut ruuvrit ire
he fled to Charleston with his familt,
where bis daughter was bom soon a t
erwards. Mr. Ripley was a men-hint In
Charleston nnd there nut and married
Mrs. Dorr's mother.
MOTiinn omo in -wnYcniDCE.
When Julia Caroline Ripley was about
IS months old her mother's falling health
made a "hange of climate necessart in1
the family returned to h.-r fithers in
tlve town. eybrldge, lug th. 1101 i t
died the day after rent hlng there I t
sho was 10 years old Julia Carol nc R
ley lived part of the time In New jr
nn.1 part In Mlddlebury. When s le wis
12 years old her father moved to R it
lar.d. In 1S47 she wns married to Sent i
M. Dorr of Columbia count;. . X Y iati r
a well-known Vermont Jurist wic died
Judge and Mrs. Don made their nomo
In Ghent. X. Y., until 1-S7, when they
moved to Rutland and he buf't ' The
Maples," celebrated for Its rose garden!
and Its btautlful situation on the banks
of Otter creek, commanding a view ot
Mount Kllllngton. It was here thnt sho
did most of her llterarv wotk
Mrs. Dorr Is survived by a son, Rus
sell R Dorr of St. Paul. Minn., and a
uatigntor, ,Mrs William II. Steele of
Brooklyn, X. 'v.. mother of Frederic
Dorr Steele, n well-known Illustrator
She also leaves a brother, Gen. Ed
ward II. Ripley of New York, whoso
summer homo Is In MenJon. and a sis
ter, .Mrs. Charles E. Tarker of Ver
gennes. There are 10 grandchildren.
Mrs. Dorr began to wrlto nt the age
of 1;. She had written many poems
nnd other things but none was pub
lished until nfter her marriage, when
her husband, In 1M!, sent a poem to
a magazine This was the first pub
lished. Many of Mrs Dorr's earlier poems
were published In a "Complete Edi
tion." Later the volume "Afterglow"
appeared, and In 1309 thero were
enough more for tho collectlor He
vond the Sunset."
M ItS. DORR'S PUHLISHKD ROOKS
Her published books include "Farm
Ingdale," a novel; "Sybil Huntington,
a novel; Poems, (1S71). 'Expiation,
a novel; "Daybreak," an Enster poom
"llerinudn"; "Afternoon Songs"; poenif
Upon); "The Flower of Engl-ind'i
Fnre"; "A Cathedral Pilgrimage , "I'
"The Dead Century," "Vermont ' and
"Gettysburg" are examples of her h role
verse, the first being written foi the en
tennlal celebration In Rutland II r oal
lads Include "The Armorer s Errand,"
"The Parson's Daughter" apd "Rrna
Of her sonnets "At Rest, ' Dat .ind
Night," "Mercedes," "The Pl.l and
'Recognition" nre well known hour
the most familiar of Mrs Dorr's m nor
poems, not minor In qualltv but n vol.
utile, are "Outgrown," wh.h Fnv rum
placed In his "Parnas.-us," Tin Old.
Fashioned Garden," Somiwiu i ' '()
Wind Thnt Plows Out of the West, ' M
Lovers" and "The Fallow Field "
Mrs. Dorr's patriotic poems, iti.-plred hi
tho eli 11 war, Include The Last i f the
Six," "From Raton Rouge," In 1
Wilderness," "Suppllcamus ' and O n
Flags at the Capitol."
HAD DEGREE FROM MIDD1 Elll RY
Mrs. Don hud recoiled the digr c ot
doctor of letters from Mlddlebury 1 c' ego
Sho was a member of the Congregatlona
t liurch In this city, and for 3.1 years was
president of tho Fortnightly club. Sh
was one of the founders of the Rutland
Free Library association and wns a mem
ber of the Poetry Society of Amerlc ,
Mrs. Dorr w-ns represented In The L lie
Year," published In November 1012, n ol
lection of 1() poems chosen from lo.nm)
representative of present-day Ann rl' an
Key West, Pl.t., Jan. V. - After he in,
ashore on a reef near Tort'. gas fir s
oral day.-, tho Malloiv line steamer loin.
Lido .is llo.iiiil I 1 , 11 M ni 1 ei 1 d