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wattleboro f or aito 1 1 URATTLEBOIiO, VERMONT, TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 2, 1017. TWO CENV r VOL. J. NO. -."!. i CONGRESS FACES BIG LOT OF IRK Railroad Appropriation and Revenue Legislation to be Considered HE FORK IT ADJOURNS FOURTH DAY OF MARCH Administration Senators Trying to As certain Sentiment on Resolutions Per taining to resident's Recent Note to the Bcllisercnt i'owers. WASHINGTON', .I.m. 2.-"..nntrs io (v.nvrln'1 toil. iv alter a holiday vao.lt in with n max fi viik, notably laihoad, ap propriation imhI icvcntie leg.isl.-it i'n, on hand fur eoinpl"t i-n before adjoin nnient March -t. The M-nato commerce comtnw muii ni ranged Iwn i iiijs on Preidi nt A- Mill's SllggCht I"" f"l' IllOilMIl os lolating to lailroiid control and pievotitioii of hasty strikes, uii.l invitoil icpn M-ntativcs of i.iihoiid in. ill agciueiiis, ialH.r oigar.i.at nns ami t he public to participate. Following President Wilson's coiifetohu at tin- capital i".t..il.iy with (.hail Mali Stolie ni tln lnMl'll lelaliolis commit- fcO ailiiiilnstl.it lull M'llatol t"d.lV took -top to a-ecltam tin' -cut lliitt nl liolli He publicans anil I'.-iM'u latt; nil tin' Jx lol mg resolution st.il tn; that t ! m hitc be lieves the President-- aifioll in M-nding tin IcOOtlt lit tt to hciligt If lit powers 1 pit'- Wilted til' "oVofW hl'll!lillg pllbl.C "t tltlllK llt ami I'll most tlesites of t In people ot th I ritnl Mate." NEW QUARTERS FOR WOUNDED CANADIANS TODAY'S WAR SUMMARY HAD EATEN MEAT Tortlon of Eiz Pier in Halifax. N. S. Will be Converted into Clearing Hospital at Once. HALIFAX. X. S.. .Tan. "J - Hospital (iliti'N in Great Ihit.un having become overtaxed, lu.ii ilmI orders huvc bten given for tho extension ot' in inmiixlation for Wounded Canadian soldiers here. Tlio military hospital commission already lias ariangcd fur tho conversion of one of the largo piers of tho now steamship tornitials intti a clearing hospital with a capacity tit 4.o lti'ds. I ndor tho directum tif t'apt. Sytnons, tli iff engineer of tho eonmiiMoii, n force of 4 workni'ii has been started on night and day shifts to liastoii its com pletion Other structures noaihy hio being in spected to dotonnino their availal'ility for Mfinlar purposes. A tho new hospital is to lio a clearing institution it is under stood others will ho m ranged in different paits of tin Dominion to which put touts may ho forwarded. On none of the important fighting fronts except tho Rumanian are there more than perfunctory activities by an tieiiigoreiirs. in me iiumanian war theater the current reports indicate that some ot trio Heaviest mows ot me war ire being struck by Field Marshal Von Mackeiiseii's armies. The Teutonic at tack is being pressed in strong force all along the curving front from north ern Moldavia to the Danube. "At the lat ter points the bridge-heads protecting Bniila on both sides of the river are being assaulted and at last account the Kusso-Fiiiniauiaii position at Match in on the Dobrudja shore was in process of being pressed back slightly tinder tho hammering of the Bulgarians, Turks and Germans. What seems to be the most serious throat to the Kussian front, however, is developing to the northeast where loth the I'ctrograd and Berlin state ments show Teutonic progress at vari ous points notably in direction of Fok- hani, liOith of h'iniiiik, Sarat near the southern Moldavian border, and along the western Moldavian frontier where he offensive of the central powers is indicated as assuming notable tan.e. On the Franco-Belgian front today's Paris statement mentions only mishes mar tin- Lorraine border Ih tails of the latest progress by tho Teutonic armies in Kuinania contained in today's German official statement show a cles,' approach of Von Mack- onsen's forces to Fokshani on the main line railway about -'J miles north of Iv'imnik Sarat, miles noithwest of Fokshani. Tho town of Sovea on th Susita. river has been captured by the Aust ro-Gorman invaders. The oocupa tion of this town reveals a penetration of some eiht miles into Moldavian t.r ritor. from the western border at this important point. Further north the Kiisso-Kuiiianian forces have been pushed back on both fi les of the Uituz valh-v. Tho tier mans aiso tiav-- taken a siiarriv eon tested ridge in the Tintus valley n gion. The tenacity of the Russian di f.'iis' near tlie Danube is indented b the (ierman report that th bridge heai position between th.' Bu.eit in;d tht Dauube has been maintained bv the Itnssians. In Dobrudja. how.'ver, th :us.-.ians have be 'ii force ! back fur :hor toward Matchtn. Sixteen hiimlrt risoiH'is were taken yesteniay ly Aiisiro-Gcrmau armies i;i the llumaiiian engagement. skir GREEK STEAMER SUNK. Nine of Crew of Sappho Reported Saved Others Missing. HHEKT, .Jan. The Greek steamer Sappho, 'J'i7 tons, has been torpedoed Nine ot the crew were saved and fate of the rest is unknown. th. CALL TO NATIONAL BANKS. Must Issue Statements Covering Con dition Up to Dec. 27. n.Mii.MMi)., Jan. . the eomp OST BEFORE DEATH Food in Mrs. Small's Stom ach May Have Important Bearing in Case HUSBAND SAYS THEY HAD BUT LIGHT LUNCH And Defence May Try to Prove That Finding of Other Pood Shows Victim Was Alive Some Time After Small's Departure. OvSJI'F.K, X. II., Jan. 2-Expert t.Mi- .i a.' 111! monv that .Mrs. t loienee .v. .maii nau eaten meat and vecetablen an hour before her death was supplemented today by the j statement ot witnesses that i ietlenelc j. Small, who is chained with the murder. tnd his wife gen'-nilly had their heartiest meal at noon. This testimony was riven by Mrs. Lilla M. Fen en and Fdwin C. Connor, who were recalled to the witness stand, and is regarded by the prosecution as significant because of its bearing on the time of the woman s death. Small left his home for Boston about. 3 I. ra. on Sept. 2, the day of the murder. He h.is stated since that they had a lijzlit luncheon o! c.ai.iied shrimp just liofoiv he left. Counsel tor defense, it is understood, llitl contend th;t the firullli of other food in the stomach of the victim indicates that she was alive aft or her husband 1. -palled and had oppoi aunity to eat another meal lielom licr death, which in tnose cuvum- staiices boarded the train. Both Mis. Femn and Mr. Connor testi fied that Mr. and Mrs. Small had told them at vaiious times thaf they ate their principal meal at n on. Connor also iden tified Small'. writing in diaries, memoran dum b ks and pa pei-, which wore found in his satchel the day of his arrest. Dr. V.. W. H.xisdon, who was recalled, testified that from the direction of the buliet wound in the head Mrs. Small must have been 1 ing down wle n the shot was hied. l i e person who lired it lr.u-1 have Im-oii standing above her, h' .-aid. Arti cles fi-uinl i:i Small's satchel a'ier his ar- CHILDREN BEGIN PAPER COLLECTION Interest Taken in Reformer Plan Points to Money for Playground. That the children of the public schools have been interesting them selves in The -Reformer 's plan for collecting and selling old newspapers and magazines for the benefit of the playground fund was indicated this morning when school opened after the Christmas vacation. There was hardly a room in which at least a few pupils did not bring in some papers and magazines, and many more were expected this after noon. One youngster proudly in formed his teacher that his grand father had an accumulation of about 1,.'0U pounds of old papers which were going to lie turned over to the boy to help tho cause along. As soon as possible arrangements for a regular collection of the accu mulation of papers and magazines from the schools will be made. It is probable that the first collection will take place on' Thursday or Fri day of this week, and thereafter the papers and magazines will be weighed and paid for at regular in tervals. The Reformer will publish the standing o the different grades eac h week. ' NCREASED RATES FOR NEWSPAPERS Provided in Postoffice Reported to House This Morning Bill SECOND CLASS MATTER UNDER ZONE SYSTEM Magazine Publishers Actively Opposed to Rate Increase on Publications Car ried More Than 300 Miles Bill May Be Debated This Week WASHINGTON, Jan. 2.-Thc annual jio-stotiiee. appropriation bill reported to the house today eanied provision to in crease rates on newspapers, magazines and other Kocond-elass matter by a zone svs torn, establish penny postage on local let ters and impose heavier penalties for send ing litiuoi-s through the mail. Tiie bill would appropriate $329,553,121, an increase of $i,iW,00. Magazine jutb-lUliei-s have protested vigorously against the rate increase which would afieet onlv publications- carried more than 3o0 miles, and Postmaster General Burleson proposed Thomas F. Campbell Was Inaugurated . to Chairman Moon of the house' postoiliee in Arizona,, But Falls to Get : ' -. provision to post- ,is.'tie the etteetiveiiess ot tho increase lor DEATH TODAY OF MRS. MARY DUNKLEE GOV. HUNT REFUSES TO GIVE UP OFFICE Was Born in India, Daughter of Long time Missionary of American Board Recently Broke Hip. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Herrick) Dunklee, 61, of West Brattleboro, wid ow ot John II. Dunklee, died about 1 o'clock this morning in the home of Mrs. Carrie Richardson of Prospect street, where she was being cared for. For several months Mrs. Dunklee was afflicted with rheumatism, from which she suffered much. She was ableto be about until early last August, when she fell and fractured one hip. She was in the Memorial hospital several weeks before going to Mrs. Richardson's and made a brave struggle for recovery, but the accident added to her other suffer ing was too great and she failed stead ily th.? last few months. Mrs. Dunklee was born in Madura, South India, Oct. 2, 1847, the second ot 10 children of Rev. James and Eliz abeth Hopkins (Crosby) Herrick. Her father, who died in West Brattleboro Dec. 1, 1891, at tho age. of 77 years, was for 37 years an American Board missionary in India and all the 10 children were born there. Four died and wer.3 buried in that country. For many years Mrs. Dunkle? was the old est of the six surviving children. When she was 13 years old Mrs. Du.iklee came to America with Rev. and Mrs. John Chandler, sailing around APPEAL OF BOYD NOT SUSTAINED The Proceedings by Hughes Were Correct According to Supreme Court SENTENCE WAS $300 " AND IMPRISONMENT Reckless Driving of Automobile May Ea Prosecuted Under Breach of Peace Statute Respondent Is Out Under Bail (Special to The Reformer.) MONTPELIER, Jan. 2. The only Windham county ease re ported by the supreme court up to noon today at the regular January term was that' of the appeal of Harry Boyd, 6, la year atter the measure becomes a law. The bill as reported would make the now lltl i'c 'tlititv T.'tee -I11TH- rll I . n.l Campbell (Kep.l was inaugurated Kovcinor Mr. Moon' has not indicated what action 01 .-a.ourt esueioav. iiieitr eiv no Into Office. PHOENIX, Ari Jan. 2 Thomas F. inaugural cei-einonies for Gov. G W. P. must have occurred after Small had unt. ineuTni.ent, claims the utiice. u l.en (ov. Campbell went to the executive ollices he found them locked. Gov. Campbell delivered his inaugural address to a crowd that tilled the eapitoi grounds. There was no serious disturb ance. Scores of armed deputies wore scat tered throughout the assemblage. G..v. Hunt left the eapitoi shortly be fore Gov. Campbell arrived, declaring he would If at his d-k lodav. Gov. Cami- I bell pnnouheod that he considered the oath of otlioe he took Saturday before a notaiy public .si tiiciei:t to entitle him to the gov ernorship, and therefore he had not in sisted on a formal ceremony at the eapi ! to' Ve-';erdav. rest on --et.t '1 when he retmiu-d from Boston, were id.'tit ihed bv Sheriff Arthur I M.imlanun pooree.-;; abe idy hnve , W. Chandler. Those included a Masonic 1"'on "" ,,, supreme court to o..m- f M-ooertv in Sin. til's I"'1 n to relinquish the o'.hee ot , will be recommended on Mr. Burleson's Migration. The bill probably will be debated in the house within a few davs. The bill directs that hereafter catalogs and similar publi cations will be classified as third class mail matter with increased postage. Another section provides that after July 1: next, rural earners' pay shall be based on length of routes, time required to serve them and quantity of mail transported, with a maximum pay of s2,tj!0 and a mini mum oi tS: a year. Another provision would strengthen the anti-gambling laws dim-led against lotteries, gift enterprises or .schemes offering prizes dem'ndent on chance. A tine of 1,000, two years' im prisonment or both are prescribed a pen alties for mailing liquors. apioii. an inventory NEW FEDERAL TAXES ARE NOW EFFECTIVE t roller of the currency today issued a call for the condition of all national : corporations with stock valued at 7.Vh0 Takes in Incomes, Estates, Munitions , Manufacturers and Various Corporation Stocks. WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 New federal taxes on incomes, estates, munition manu factures, corporation stocks and certain businesses became effective with the new year today. The taxes are provided by the emeiafoney revenue bill enacted by eoinrres- Sept. H. I'nniarried persons with net incomes of 3,hu0 or more and heads of families with incomes of ? l,0uO or more, are subject to pay a normal tax of 2 per cent instead of the present rate of 1 per eent and addi tional taxes are imposed on incomes of more than Jo.imnI l,y a graduated seal running fiom 1 to 13 ht cent. A tax of per cent is matte upon the incomes ot' banks at the close of business on Wed nesday, December 27. or nioii', the tormer rate waH 1 per cent. A graduated tax of from 1 to 10 per cent is laid on estates of SoO.Ooo or nioic when There is no onto into heaven except 0('v a"' tran.-feired. at the end of the path of duty. Van' Munition manufacturers are taxed 12 1-2 Ivke. i per cent ot uieir nei protits. i orporatioi..s are stimecteil to a special excise tax ot oO cents a year for each 1Jhmi nf fair value of capital stock in excess of sliOHilt. Among the new annual taxes on special businesses are these: Seem it ion brokers, Sv.O; pawnbrokers -Vi; custom house brokers, .l'i; ship brok ers, ju; theaters, 25 to loo, according to seating capacity, with rates one-half as groat to towns of .i.UiiO or loss; circuses loi; other public amusement shows, ex In Odd Fellows' Temple Thursday, Jan. 4. 7..'l' p. m - Kegular mooting of Oasis Em nmpmont. Installa tion of officer for the ensuing year. A chicken-pie mipper will lo nerved at (i.ltu in the banquet hall by the Ibbekahs, to ... l. ..ii !...: 1 ..I. ..11.. i "mi ii an i ,i i.im in me i.ikii.iii iiiueti. , . ,.. t i i .- oopting chautaii'juas and educational ex First Baptist Church The regular meeting of the Christian Endeavor society will be hold in the eluipel this evening at 7..'l'b Topic, L"s si'iii to Eoain from tin- Fast. Eph. 1"-"1. Lender, Charles I'abner. This is a New Year's meeting and all young people ore cordially invited. Friday, 4.15 p. m. Eogular mooting of the Junior Chri-tian Endeavor society in tin cllHpel. 1.1 A 1 A . l 1 11 1 . - ,, ioohs, .-in; oownnir alleys ami niiiia:t rooms, .) in- each alloy or table; IoIkuvo manufat'turers, sliding scale of late, deter mined by sales. W . . : I . 1 . 1, , r -H-eiai laxos in reioiore t-oiiectel tr im eommis-ion merchants and commercial biol.crs are iibolishtd. ott.iL-o. a iiuir ot bar.'H'i s uineis. vatiou ..II..I Mtti..!. t..1-..Tl ni,.ni.e,n.liim l,..,A-oi G I Oa t Cltwds and diaiaos and two h-ueis. i The letters Were dated Dee. U, l'. ad April l!.1', respectively, and signed Laura ". Small's sotoinl wife was Laura 'atteison Small, from whom ho ubtainetl etiiet eecutive. issi'nib'od in the eapitoi grounds early in pi etiarat ion for a j-ossible ela-h between the Hunt and Campbell ail- MR. DUNHAM LEAVES FOR MONTPELIER ho Ills. i divorce atter he had obtained damages in a suit against A. Ii. Sodon. a former Itostoti Uasfliiiil magnate, in which Small alleged alienation of affections. The eoi'.rt would not allow the contents of these let ters to be made public. Sheriff Chandler l rodueed a spark plug which he found in the cellar of the oot- age. He identified an automatic i evolve r aken from the cellar at hi- direction and part of an alarm clock. Witnesses had testified that thus revolver was similar to one owned by Small. It was of 32 calilm SUIT FOR $10,000 AGAINST LUMBER CO. nf Tirntflphnrn inn which flip snnTPnie Cape of Good Hope. Mr. Chandler was nn,,rt ; nr.'; n inn iw .Im.Icta T.nvpinnri brother of the late Joseph Chandler of Muns'on sustams the judgment of the West Brattleboro. On arrival in this iower court. country she went to the home of her, t0V(i wa sentenced bv Judge Frank .. grandfather, Thomas Crosby, in West E Barber of the Brattleboro municipal " Brattleboro, to the care of Catherine court Aug. 2 to pay a line of $300 and Crosby, her aunt. She was living there to serve from four to six months in when her father and mother returned the house of correction. He was tried 1o Brattleboro on their first furlough 0n a charge of breach of the peace, the in May, lst',4. She was a pupil for charge being based on his conduct in some time in the Glenwood Ladies' driving an automobile from which Mrs. Seminary in the west village, also in William M. Randall was thrown out in Mrs. At water's private school in West the West River bridge and very serious Haven, Conn. After that she taught ly injured. 'school for a while. j The trial was by jury and the 12 men On Juno 11, 156S. Mary Herrick was were out only 20 minutes before they married to John H. Dunklee of West returned their verdict of guilty. State's Brattleboro in the home of Mr. and Attorney O. B. Hughes conducted the Mrs. Henry I. Taylor in Amenia, N. Y. case for the state and Attorney Harrie Mr. Dunklee died 14 years ago. After B. Chase was counsel for the respondent, u trip to Saratoga they came to the Boyd is out on bail of $1,000 furnished new old home in West Brattleboro. by his father. which had been thoroughly refurnished j Counsel for the respondent took ex for the bride. Then for many years ceptions, among which was the follow she was kept closely at home with the.ing: care of her four children, to whom she! "The case was tried tinder the eom was ercatly devoted, and her husband's plaint of a breach of the peace instead mother. . of under the statute relating to the She leaves her four children, Helen, driving of automobiles. Under the latter wife of John M. Fhelan of Brooklvn. the maximum penalty is a fine, while N". Y., Miss Laura M. Dunklee, a'ma-'nder the' breach of the "peace chargo tron at ML Holvoke collet, South tn1 maximum penalty is five years." Hadlev. Mas.. Charles R. Dunklee of Thii exception and others were taken Brattleboro and Harr . W. F. Dunklee after Judge Barber had refused to sus of Dion. N Y. She "also leaves one- Pcud the Jail sentence, saying at the ! sister, Emilv, wife of Rev. Dr. George tinie that the young man had been K. Martin of Auburndalo, Mass.. and argea uerore witu irouoie wnue anv three brothers, W. H. Herrick of Green in an automobile. Uiver, Utah. Dr. Joseph T. Herrick of! The ruhnS of the supreme court U Springfield. Mass., and Rev. David S. that reckless driving of an automobile Herrick of Bangalore. South India. ,na-v be prosecuted under the breach of There are four grandchildren, Marv.,U0Peaee, statute. TWthv r),nlo rmi Mnrtrnrot nne! Byd drove Mrs. W. M. Randall and - - ..... . ....... -T , 1 . . II' 1 , . ,. . t.uiss r.aun wainer in nis automooiie John Zullo of tered suit in the Senator Eddy Going Tonight or Tomor row from Boston Other Erattleboro Persons at Capital. r?.,, n ; ... .- T 1 l ' IJiflior.l tlnnl-lfio in n.mauit: ..coiio- i 'Ull Iia III " " " T.,1.. rri, ., t, ,, i n Ji... iMrs. Dunham and daughter. Evelvn. ! Mrs. Dunklee was for many years or-! " - "c. .au ueeu ci. aruou, John Zulla of Manchester Allegos'b'ft for Montpelier on the 2.13 train ganist of the West Brattleboro Con-1 IL"e , , ; this afternoon to be present when the sreational church. Her life was one return the car was dn en into the W est Breach of Contract-Local At- ' h.slature opens tomorrow. Mr. Dun- - of ' unselfishness and svmpathv tot .Rv" c0?red-V"de " rapi?.y, ,hat- tomeys Represent Parties. in, has engaged two rooms in the 'others. She was a great lover of flow- 5lt"Je IXXl'ri i aviiion Hotel tor the session, and his ers and gardening, and her circle of . T ; .Manchester has cn- familv will be with him a part of the friends was large and found iu all walks Bennington county time. Thev will return S.itr.r.ln -.- in nf tif. court against the East Haven Lumber over Humlnv. . " ' t, t.-;h i, hA ni n nVlV and a 32 calibre bulh-t was found in Mrs. ! Co., for $10,000 damages for alleged Senator Hermon E. F.ddv is in Be.s- tiov -f , Um f V-,. Small's head. The sheriff also identified ; breach . of rontract. Service has been tou. ,, w ill I'll to Mnntnelier nithpr f-i.olo T? n.mH ah n A J. Wflcl ovn at'(. a numler of fine wires -found m the cellar . accepted tor the company by IL L. tonight or tomorrow morninr jlm, rcv Dr George E Martin of near the Bpark plug. Tho rest of the Eddy of Brattleboro, its attorney. TIvj Judge and Mrs. Frank E. Barber left ubirndale will officiate, assisted by morning session v.as spent in putting in . papers are from the o;hee of H. G. & for Montpelier this afternoon. Judge Kev -V V Woodworth of West Brattle as evidence wires, nails revolvers, shells j F E. Barber p,arl)rr wiU attend t,u vcrmont Bar RS. b ' hufial Ja and other articles which were tound in The plaintiff had a contract to cut socinfion meorino- thin nvnnin,, na i n:n ; the basement of the Small cottage. Plp wood on lands being lumbered in as the openinc of the legislature tomor-- " Manchester, Sunderland, Stratton and row. State s Attorney O. B. Hughes and x ,Trixr. m 4 t th Winhall. He was to be patd certain State's Attornev-elect William Ii. Da LA bi)N S 1ALK IS prices per cord for the wood delivered ley, Chairman Robert C.. Bacon of the! M1)1-T T J A XT cO at certain places, the company s esti- public service commission and Sanford ! UJCiLiLiUW HJr AIN AS& mates to govern. He alleges that the A. Daniels went to Montpelier vester company failed at stated times to meas- dav. ' ure the wood and that on Dee. 13, 1015, : James Howard, foreman, informed the ; . plaintiff that the contract had been' let to someone else and took the plain-'; tiff's men and tools to make a road ; Berlin Agency Contradicts Sir Douglas ami later land to care lor the tools,'. TT.iip-'c RtatAmemt I,, i'i - 4 i t , ltd P. .it H.l V cllll liuoi lliailiril ll IV.U- . , y reason of which many of them were- -.t--, . ,.., .i, i stances, having both horns hooked around l ii- wirelosti Ton " T n 0.10. n iinon iiuaci- mac uitviviu ' AV winiess, Jan. in a , .,.. i,, . ,. ;. :two trees. STOCK AND WHEAT jMARKETS SHOOT UP Effect of Entente Reply to Germany Reflected in Quotations in New York and Chicago. NEW YORK, Jan. 2.-Prices jumped upward on the stock market at the open ing today, the so-called war and semi-war issues being in especial demand with trad ing active. Unfavorable prospects for peace- seen in the entente note published since the market closed Fritlav were as signed as the reason of the upward movement. AT ODDS ON SOMME LOSSES. Senator Stone Makes Plain Talk About Alleged "Leak in In formation. WASHINGTON, Jan. 2. Charges of a ! '-lent.-' of jirtvnnei in fornix t inn nn TVe.m Gilfeather and Mrs. J. C. Newton, aft er which Mrs. Randall was thrown from the machine. She was so badly hurt about the head that she was in the Me morial hospital many days. DEER DIES, HORNS LOCKED IN TREES Unable to Extricate Himself, Bobcats Devoured Most of the Hand some Animal. MIDDLERURY, Jan. 2. George Ayres, who lives just over the line from Middle bury in the town of Salisbury, while spotting a line on a timber' tract on the mountain, found the body of a buck deer which had died under poenliar cireum- lost and broken. AGED MAN IS INJURED. BERL statement in reply to the recently pub- " "y: " TU ! The deer had evidently been tubW his f.h.l w,,.;.,,. e 4.1. y. , , in tut: pii i iiiaiivel Kaiiicix ilii otri uuiiint ,, , ,, . , - "-"" i uin ui me uaiue oi me .... . , , wiien .eiiaior attention todav Stone, ! head acainst a small tree about one and a ARP.EDCNDO GOES HOME. EMERSO'l & SOU House Furnishers AND FslORAfl & nOHSE Furniture and Undertaking CLOSE AT SIX Every Night Except Saturday Reason fcr Mexican Envoy's Departure is Not Known. WASHINGTON, Jan. 2. Kliseo Ar rcdoinlo, Gen. Carrnnza's ambassador designated here, said cood-bve to Sec- CHICAGO, Jan. 2.-Wheat prices shot upward today in response to the answer of the entente allies to the offer of the central powers to negotiate for peace. Initial quotations showed a rise of nearly 5o. a bushel. May wheat touched 1.7t at the opening as against 1.74 1-4 to 1-2 at the close on Saturday. July wheat leaped to t-ommo bv Held Marshal Sir Douglas ,,, t "..u.-,.. ,u half inches in diameter, which grew about G. D. Blair of North Troy Hit By Run- "a' h.e ".9,e.a1s News A'fQl asf'ts senate ami Thomas W. Iwson of Boston nhof from noth tree about four or n, p,HWTTlr tha I,ritish fO'nmanders state- .onforrcd with niairman Henry of the ! iV inches m diameter. The small tree away and Badly Hurt. ; monU in regard to the relative loss of hoHSC rulojJ committee about a projiosed : apparently bent toward the larger one and NORTH TROY, Jan. 2. A double the British and Germans are disproved congressional investigation. allowed one of the horns to encircle it and team attached to an empty rig and be- " ac "erman ana lintish casualty! Senator Stone rose to a question of per- ln xowaras me new I . . ... m-. " '.ioo ,.i.,t.,., 1, l c ii. .... ., , . ,. , ... , thp nnim.ll wnmo oniiahfc hi' lvfh Vintn4 longing to Herman litus ran awav ves-. '"'- no 'ra oj- mc ni- sonai privilege, lie said tnat coniiuenuai i . , . u n 1 terda.y causing -onfiderable damage. ; tento fprees amount to 800,000, while communications concerning the honor cf in su.di a manner that he could not extn On Middle street the animals overtook , the German losses have been estimated the nation had fallen into improper hands, icai himself. . George D. Blair, 70 vears old, cud he ; at SOO.OOO. (but said he had no information as wheth- 4 ,au . iUU"1 u' llcr was thrown several feet down an em- er a "leak" occurred as recently reported. fnd h d skn frm hc V ) bankment. His right wrist and several! t flVhftV Ton -tk m1 t M o he believed it would be traceable to ! hJ 19 ou 8ht "ma V departmental employes. Secretary Stone l"1 "r i a, Pub' h.nm,nnl TlmmS W TwRon for bi ro- thc foxes and Cheats had partly devoured. members of congress j mm- ' vy 4 i,i idu nine ti u.vu jtj i frc nns wore nro kcu aim hc- waS oinerwise ish casualties reported in the an investigation into 1.40 whereas the latest figures Saturday injured. It is feared that the old man's,; , J' f f 1 December 1 to De-idonounced Thoma? W were 1.41 1-8 to 1-4. , injuries will result serionslv as he is in ' J J. off hi v R ccnt declaration that i. j frail health and has just recovered ' Vo RP.PT.V Trt WTT-RnTJ phahv from an illness. Two little rirls. Doro-: V.d0' . ? hsts wcre Iubhshcd dunn8; Block market "leaks." . t -. - . Titrt hn i. nvc t . . . , . , c , i i si'pnp ar.n iminn nnnn pvaminartrtn t!mt es - - .'.ll aespise tne . sensational laKers wnor" , . The effect of the cessation of the are alwavs talking about public bodies and ! the, dff" in its struggles had broken hw ' ' ; Somme offensive is shown in these fig-'public inen," s;iid he. "I am sorrv that the !"? removed the horns which were Entente thv Gilbert and a daughter of Charles Note May he Delivered to i Clasp, were later hit by the runaway! , . , . ami sngntiv injureii. II . Chaffee was notified and went to tbe i soene ar.d found upon examination that j tires, which give a daily average of newspapers should take up the bellowing j ungual wze and will have them mount- 1,54S casualties for the 24 days covered of this ass." rotary Lansing today and will depart tonight for Mexico Citv. Ramon I. i , . i . .- . ... I'ouegri, arranza consni-gencrai at ftun Francisco, will be in charge of the em bassy. The reason for Mr. Arredonilo's I .. ....... 1 A. 1 1 Tt ti -jaiuue ii.o. nor neen matie Cicnr. 1 10 . ,j,..,ajor n rot oilli neiiieti no was neing w iru LONDON Jan. 2. The final draft of ( COAL FAMINE AT ST. JOKNSBTJRY. the reply of the entente to President I WnV DeUVer a FeW iieen approved by r ranee and Grat. Britain, has been forwarded to Italy j Baskets to a Customer. and Russia and as no changes have) ST JOIINSBI'R V Jan This been suggested thus far from those' ed. Mr. Chaffee thought the deer Would bv the report. In November the dailvi Aftee eonfenmtr with Mr. Lawson two "eigu auoui pounus average was 2.4S8, and in October hours Chairman Henry of the house rules .'!,4.r)2. The losses reported in December committee issued a statement in which he bring up the total British casualties said: "I ask Mr. Lawson for the name since the beerinninir of the Sommo of- of the individual giving information con- fensive to 520.017. The French cas-'stituting the leaks and the names of 'Horace NASHUA POSTMASTER DEAD. His !raw n. THE WEATHER. qu.irrora it is rot lniprooaUlo. the note f,mini. Onlv two of the four looul will be delivered to the American am-' dealers have anv coal at all and these lui-.sador in Pr.ris, William G. .Sharp are restricting deliveries to a few bas- within a short time, possibly tomorrow. ! kets in the hope of tiding over the' Li its present form the repl .' ii about shortage. With the extreme cold the same length of the note to the eon--wr.it her of the last week the shortage Fair Tonierht With Risinff Temperature proceeding with an investigation of the it is sain mat in isuohaiest, capital ; trnl powers and has the same character-; of fuel has caused much hardship. ! . xra vrnr entire stock exchange situation. ri boumania, one hnds today more : 'istics of general and guarded language. : ihwsiic, lucrary ana scientiiic lire tnani p The heaviest rams occur in equa- C. Phaneuf Expired at Home, After Brief Illness. XASIIUA. X. H.. Jan. 2.-Postmaster i leaks. He has not furnished the names i in either case." 1 Upon leaving Mr. Henry's office Lawson - Horace C. Phaneuf died at his home earlv declared that he had given enough infor- j today after a brief illness. He was 07 i ma tion to warrant "any intelligent man in years of age. in any other part ot tho peninsula. The city is called the "Little Paris" of , 1. . T ... 1 1 t li ie uiuttaais. iV.atCl" and Moderate "Winds Tomorrow. WASHINGTON, Jen. 2. The weath-! Dario Resta, the Italian automobile The Eskimo pavs his doctor his fee driver who won the Yanderbilt and i To cut new bread trv using a knife torial regions, and the smallest quan- er forecast: Fair tonight and Wednes- as soon as he arrives. If the patient Grand Prize races at 8an Francisco this I which has been dipped in verv hct tities fall in the desert districts of Asia day. Colder tonight. Rising temperature recovers it is kept; if not, it is re- season, has gone to Europ to get parts and Africa. 'Wednesdav. Moderate west winds. i turned. ; for his racing ear.