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VOL. NEAV SE1UES VQj-j XXIX.
BURLINGTON. Til U US DAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1892. NUMBER 22 VT.. SENATE AND HOUSE INCLINED TO DO MUTUAL BLOCKING AS THE END APPROACHES. It 1U I'vrnltiK Session tlin Semite russcB tlio I.udlnu hftTlnnn llnnk lllll Ovorllm (,utiriii)r' Veto Alio Kills Miltiy llouno lulls. I. From Tuesday's Dally Free t'ross. Mo.NTi'ELli:n, Not. 21 Tlio indications lo-night oro that tbe strained relations be twoon tbe Senate and Houso which ulways ninrk the closing hours of tlio session will not be wanting tills year. Tbo Sennto at Its eveniug session killed a number of House bills and refused to concur in nmendmenls proposed by tbe House cutting down appro priations for the Insane asylum. Tbe ballot law, which passed tb Houso Saturday, was oonsldered by tbo Sonata in committee of the whole this evening and eo extensively amended that, as one senator expressed it, no ono knew what the bill contained. It was ordered to Ho and may fall of passing altogether. Tbe Sennto confirmed a num ber of appointment and re.isclod one. The Senate joined with tli Home in passing the Ludlow Savings bank bill over tbo govern or's veto after a warm debate. Tbe day's Work follows; Senate 31 orti Inc. On motion of Senator Lincoln tbo Senate ndopted a joint resolution providing for llnal adjournment Wednesday murium; at 8 o'clock. A joint resolution from tbo Home, rclntlng to the appointment of a highway commlsbiou, was referred to tho committee on highways nud bridges. Senate rule 2 was amended to conform with the law allowing the assistant sjcre tnry to be appointed by the iecretnry. 11U1 lnlro.llutut. S. 1G0, from the judiciary committee, al lowing reporters to be appointed at hearings before mastera. S. 170, fiom tbo committee on State and court oxpensos, raising tbi salary of the in hpector of finance to l1000. li. 09, to incorporate tbe Bennington Co operative Savings nnd Loan association was refused a third reading. lllll. Passed. li. ICG, relnt'ng to tho Montpelier union district; S. 158, to Incorporate the St. Al bans academy and graded school district; 11. 304, relating to the town of Guildhall; 11. MO, to pay J. 8. Kay of llrnttleboro Js3 83; li. 30, to pay li. C. I'eoso $43.31; S. 1011, relating to tbo appointment of re porters in hearings before spucinl masters; ii. 223, relating to tbo Tillage of Ludlow; H. 170, increasing tbo salary of tbe inspec tor of fiuanco to 1000; S. 107, relating to tho Bradford Savings bank; H. 252, relat ing to tbe uppolutmont of sIhIV olicers; H. SCO, to pay A. 31. Foster igJS.SO; H. 307, to pay H. 1'. Fisher of Vurgeune-i $48 Oil; II. 278, to pay A. E. Houghton $28 2,i; H. 277, to pny T. W. Begun of Montpelier $55.17; H. 401, to incorporate tho Windsor Home for the Aged; U, 4UU, relntlug to the Dnptist Ministers' Aid society; U. 408, to increnie the powers of tho Laurel Glou Cemetary r.sociuliou; II. 407, protecting pheasimts for two years; II.4U0, reluting to the Foil Mountain Taper company. Adjourned. II nils ft Morning. II. 305, tbo local option bill, was called up by Mr. Boynton and made n special or der for to morrow afternoon nt 2:13 o'clock. The Houso orderod tbo joint resolution from the Senate relatinj to llual adjourn ment to lie. Tbe House refused to concur lu the Amendment proposed by tho Senate to H. 227 In relation lo highways. Tho Hou' voted to recede from its pro posal of amendment to S. 10, relating to the State board of agriculture. !i. 141, in relation to cemeteries, was re futed n third reading. IS ilia I'lismil. II, 42G, laying tax on Bsunlngton coun ty; II. 401, in relntion to highways in un organized gores; 11. 112, improvement of unocoupied lands; H. 4113, to pay N. P. heeler tho mini mimed; II. 410, relating lo promulgation of tbe law; II. 427, char ter for Wells River; H, 418, in relation to whistles; 11. 410, city charter for Vur gonnes; H. 42!J, Chester lighting district; II. 880, incorporating Vergennes graded school district; H. 425, charter of tbo vil lage of Wilmington; a, 113, in relation to savings banks; S. IBS, investments by tri6t companies; ii. 10, reluting to truancy; S. 53, changing tiuio for Orange County Court; S. 127, in relation to railroad bridgos; S. 03, relating to special prosecu tors; r-. 41, State and local boards of health; II. 428, granting certain powers to Black Itlver academy; H. 73, prohibiting smok ing in certain buildings; S. 150, mcoriioi iting the .Masonic Temple association; S. 1C0, to purchase had for reform school; ii. iilU, to abollih olllco of county examiner. Jjourned. Senute Afternoon. A joint resolution to suspend joint rule 12 was adopted. II, 205, which the governor vetoed, was call -hi up and Senator Hatpins lmido u lengthy argumont on tho dangers of tbe letter of credit system nnd urged the Senate to support tho governor's action. Senator Hoyco thought tlio governor's ao tiou was all wrong mid that all banks should have the right to issue le'tdrs uf credit. He urged tbo Hennto to do its duty according to luw nud pass tbe bill. On motion of Jlr. Hull it Has again or dered to lie, 11. 370, to prevent fraud in tbo snlo of lard, Has laid on tbu table. Hills I'tBBUll, H. 37, relating to tho time of making nnd printing Siato olllcers' reports; H. !1U'J, to incorporate the comrades of Stown post; H. 2, to incorporate the Townsbet.d 1'nrk association; II. 3117, relating to tbo village of llrnttleboro; 11. 20 1, i elating to tbo fees of town clerks; H. !!2(i, loluting to tbo du tie. of the Stnto auditor; 11. 405, relating to telephone companies; H. 413, to pay N. V. Wheeler $20,41. Hill. .Slenod. S. 5, providing for lite verification of savings bank! books; U. 132, fixing the salary of the first assistant librarian; B, GO, relat ing to exemptions from arrest in actions founded on foutract; S. 101, to provide for tbe completion of tbe high water mark monument at Uettyiburg; H. 110, establish ing ft naval bnttollon; fj. Ill, to Incorporate tbe Columbian lulled Klectric company; H. 124, to Incorporate the Farmers' Trust com pany; S. 125, to poy Henry Frenler $22.01; S. 120, relating to EUtnmonlng petit jurors lu Ilutlnnd county; S. 120, relating to tho board of railroad commlsslonors; S. 13 1, to prevent loss of life on rnllioads; S. 135, re lating to the ISarro Water company; S. 139, rotating to tho Supreme Court; S. 142, to Incorpornto tho Franklin County Agricul tural and Mochanlcat association; 8. 161, relating to tbe Ilrnndon Investment and Guarantee company; S. 145, to incorporate the International Telegraph and K.eotrlc company; S. 155, to incorporate tbe com rades of Crandnll post; H. 01, to Incorporate the liollovue Cemetery association, Illlls I'llSSOll. II. 310, relating to genoral terras of the Supremo Court. ltilli Killed. II. 30G, relating to lloatlng timber; B. 82, to expodlte legal proceedings; II. 303, relating to taxation; H. 418, repealing law relating to whittles, gongs nnd bolls. The vetoed bill was r.?aln cnlled up and support ed by Senators Hull, Wats in aid Urout. benator Husklns spoko ngttlnit the bill. The vote una us follows. Yuuo fccuators Atwell, Aiusdeu, Boyce, Brock, Uruvwiell, Huruell, Clark, Davison, Foster, Ulensou, Grout, Hall, Hathaway, Lincoln, Matbor, Menp, Merrill, Orvis, 1'itkin, 1'roctor, Turner, AVatson 22. Unys Senators Ball, HuBois, Hnskins, Hyde, Snnford, Vail G. So the bill was passed or the veto. Theso appointments were confirmed in executive OBslon: Kunsell T. Johnson of Concord, supervisor of insane; Samuel E. 1'ingree of Hartford, L. G. Bagley of Hut land and Amory Davison of Craftsbury, railroad commlfsloners; Ksbert C. Tultle of Hutlaud, director of tho House of Correc tion and State's prison, vico J. W. Cram ton. Tho nppointmont of W. H. H. Bing ham of Stowo ns one of tho directors of tbe samo institution to succeed himsolf was re jected. Stnalr liven Inc. Tbo Senate nt the evening session passed tho following bill II. 370, relating to tho sale of land; 11. On, relating to scholarships in normal fchools; II. 4211, to inccrpornto part of Chester; H. 125, relating to tbo vil lage of Wilmington; H. 425, relating to Black Iliver academy and town of Ludlow; 11, 2S4, relating to Hoosnc Tunnel and Wil miugton Railroad company. S. 171 wai introduced by tho committee on highways for the protection of high ways, piovidlng that any person who uses a wugou without springs with tires no less than three inches in widlh, shall have a re hale of 5 town lux upon proof. Tbe bill was killed. S. 173, omendlng the law relating to the width of wagon tiros, also from the com mittee on highways, was killed. Theto bills were killed: H. 217, to pro vide Are escapes for hotoln and other build ings; H. 355, relating to the care of burial lots in public cemeteries: U. 3'Ji, providing for the purchase of land for reform school; H. !!0S, to change the name of Mary Ann Bnbcock to Mary Ann l'addlofoid; H 70, to pay J. 1'. Cross; S. 100, to incorporate Fair Haven Savings Bunk; H. 110, incor porating Wnterbury Savings Hank nnd Trust company; H. 15S, incorpoi uting tho American lrust company, nl.u II. llij, in corporatlng the Troy Suvings Buuk and Trust company were on u point of order in regard to an advertisement being published thrown out of consideration; II. 371, relat ing to cLangiug the line betweon 1'roctor and West Hutlnnd was treated in the samo, HllllBO Alto I UUDll. S. 151, appropriation for the insane tar luni at Wuterbury, caino up. Mr. Elliot ol Waterbury spoko in favor of tbo appro priutimi. He explained tbe history of tbo nsyiuin up to tho present tune und showed the necessity of tho proposed iniprot'inents. Ml. Head was iu doubt about tbe necessity of this appropriation. He, however, bulievod that tbo odminiitrnlivo building ought to be built nt this lime, and he moved to amend tbe bill by striking out $35,000 and insert ing in lieu thereof 40,01.0, Mr. Colburn s'.nted that he understood that there was now room at Brattleboro for 110 mote pa tients. Mr. U eeks stated that be under stood that there was room at Brattleboro for 25 moro fcmules nud 11 more males Mr. Brown opposed tbe appropriation, Tho amendment of Mr. Head was agreod to by a vote of 131 to 54; but tbo vote was at once reconsidered by n vote of 05 to 28. Then Mr. Head withdrew bis ninondmout nnd moved to lusort !55,000 in place of i;85,000 adopted. On the nnostloa of pah-. age tho bill was yassod by u vote of 15 J to H. 2.13, to expedite legal proceedings, came up. Mr. liuruer explained the pur poit of tho bill; Its passage would be in the lino of progress, ho said. McMartin op- posoil tho measure. Mr. Head spoko in its favor. Mr. Dale also favored it. It was ordered to lie. 11. 20S, laying n tax on the county of WIndbam, enmo up, Mr. Road moved to amend by ln.erting "ono" cent Instead of "two" cents on the dollar of the grand Hit, Ihe bill was passed. a. btnto Lioaru ot pharmacy, was taken up. it was opposed by Mr. Weeks of Wheelock and favored by Mr. Bacon of Hnrtford. Tbo bill was ktdo.l. 11. S'jl, assessment of taxes, was dli missed. Illlls TasHH,). II. 305, relating to check list of voters S, 148, impropriation for Houso of Correct ion mnieud by inserting $1000 for 11500; ii. no, to pay j. ii. Jiimns me sum namtd; H. 102, support of paupers; 120 relating to payment of taxes by U'osteru union lolegrapn oompauy, ll. lL'I, taxes on telegraph companies: 11. 218, paylnf constables for time epent in Freemau's meetings; H. 347 (substitute 431), roluclng the lines of John U'ell; S. MB, in regnrd to put lie laws; H. In7, repealing act estab lishing a lermansnt camp ground for militin; S. 1(11, appropriation for Soldiers Homo; S. 103, in relation to Houso of Cor rectlon; S, 105, nppiopriniing 5000 for the lish hatchery; H. 421,'cnjoiuing village of t. Altinus. Hills Killed. r. i,, to esinniisu eiuaiuiug conven tlons; II. 388, In relation to license monoy from commercial icriiuzan; il. 220, trim ming oi treos on niguwuys; ii. iib. torei: ulato fishing iu Luko Willoiigbhy; S. 153, lo remove iron railing arounu cnpltol, Illlls filznotl. H. 180, Normal schools; H. Hill, Ludlow Aqueduct company; H, 225, Iiortbsasteru Insurauoe company; II. 235, Standard Light company: II. 2bU, Rutland Hospital U. 205, fees of fhsrifls; II. BOO, School District 11 of Middlesex; H. 333, Darro Standard Light company; II. 878, amend ing Burlington charter. Hills luiriHliicftri. 11. 420, In relation to re-organb.atlon ot banks; road llrst, seoond and third time and passed; 11. 430, School district ot Vernon; read first, second nud third time and passed, LEGISLATORS PREPARE TO GRACE THE FAMILY CIRCLE. Closing Itnnrs of the Session well Ocou- plmt svltli Ilnslnoss The Atoek Sosslon Claims Its Share of Legislative Alton Hon. Lrom Wednesday's Dally Free Press, MoNTriiLlKK, Nov. 23. The Legislature finally struggled through with unfinished work so as to prepare for the llnal adjourn ment to tho Thanksgiving turkey. Much work was done In both branches, a partial report of which follows. The mock session, us usual, proved a happy event and paid customary trlbuto to departed legislative greatness. Adjourn ment was not reached until a late hour. Following are some of the Important meas ures passed upon: '1 ho Semite, At its mornin? session tho bill providing for weekly payments by corporations ex cepting steam surface railroads was killed by a rote of 2d to 4. Tbo ballot law was rmased with several proposals ot amendment. At tbe afternoon session n number of un important bills wero passed and a few were killed. Ille House. At tbo rrning session the House dis missed a billiuaking 10 hours a legal day's work, by ttflote of 140 to 40, and passed a number n't 'lis. At tbo nfternoon session tbe high 1; diiso bill was dismissed by a vote of 171 to j7. Some amendments to tho bil lot law proposed by tbo Senate, were not concurred In, and n coufereuco committee was appointed. Bills wero introduced b3 tho committee on ways and means, provid ing for u Stnto tax of 15 cents, and appro priating $1,030,000 for tbe support of tho government, lbe St. Albans Messongor matter Is yesterday's proceedings. Illlls 1-noell. H. 440, regulating existing school laws to town system ot schools; 11. 401, incorating W oodstocn grudod school district; II. 440, relating to lllllng of vacancies in board of trustees of State library; S. 102, to pay T. S. Feck sum unmod; S. 175, relating to justices of the peace; H.202, incorporating U indsor graded school district. Hills Klllo.l. 3. 75, relating to stockholders of corpora tions; Li. 417, relating to insane paupers. IIUU Sisuoit. II. 4!3U, to pay U. W. Win? sum named; H. 130, to pay L. S. lr-7 sum nnmed; 11. 438, St. Adrow'a Bonevolont society; 11. 441, providing for State tax assessment; II. 442, ;roviding for support of govereument; H. 24b, to pay constables for conducting freeuiHii's meeting; 11. 3b0, Incorporating Vorgennos graded school; H. 4J0, highways In towns nnd gores; II. 410, Vergenues city charter; 11. 427, village charter of Wells River; H. 4,10, enabling school district No. in Lttuore to draw certain bequests; It. 432, amending charier of tho village of Sauton. Sen nt o HvpiiI n;, The Senate at ils evening session passed the customary resolutions, and during numerous recsssos excbuiigsd autographs and photographs in nlbums marked "Ver mont Scnato 1802." H. 243, relating to Uarre; H. 411, creat ing State board of arbitration in labor con troversies; S. 113, relatmg to public in struction; II 287, incorporating Vermont Flectric company; 11. UM, rolating to un known deposits in savings bmks; II. 383, to incorporate Hard n ick academy and grad ed school district; II. 113 to provide for compilation of school laws; II. 182, to au thorize school district iu Hardwick to issue bonds; II. 300, incorporating Underbill graded school district; H. 445, rolating to tiuitoesof State library; 11. 441, to pay Hewitt Thrasher a certain sum. Tho Souato then took a recess for lunch. ltllls Kllloil. H. 431, for rolief of John O'Nell; H 10. relating lo truancy by vote of 17 to 81; II. 372, providing for uniform fire Insurance policy; S. 117, to inoorporato American Trust company, on point of order; li. 305, relating to check lists; H. 431, to regulats form and size of ression laws. In executive session tho Senate confirmed the appointment of Seneca Haseltou of Bur linjton ns director of tho State's Prison nnd Houso of Correction, vice W. II. II. Bing bum, rejectod. The governor has appointed Hardy II. Fullor speclul prosecutor for Milton and Freedom W. Noyes for Bristol. Tbo bill relntiugto taxation of telograph companies, provided for tbo payment of an annual tax of GO cents per milo of poles and one line ol wire and 40 cents per mile for each addi tional wire. Or in lieu, thereof, companies shall pay three per cent ot thtlr gross earn ings. The bill making provisions for the support of tbo government npproprintos 105.000 for debentures and contingent ex penses ot tbe General Assembly; $825,000 for demands allowed by the auditor of ac counts, for Intorest on bonds nud other State debts and $109,000 for penal institutions. Tho treasuror is nuthoriied to borrow not ovor 500,000. House Kro nln l:. Hie House went into committeee ot the whole for the oomlderntloh of II. 410, to regulate and adjust existing school laws to tbo town syi-tdiu. Mr. Martin was., nip.do chairman, and Mr, Graham of Craftsbury. secretary. A bill of 03 suctions was con sidered by tbe committee, section by sec tion. After n full dlscu.slou tbe commltteo arose and reported its prugruts to tho House, Tbe only amendment ot auy importance which tho commute!) passed, wns that tho Austiallan ballot should not npply In elections of town school officers. The Housj adopted and passed amendments. Report ot tbo committee of conference on tbe election bill was that tbe House receded from its retinal to concur in tbe Senate amendment, requiring a square nt the top ot the ballot, so that voters may make a cross for n straight ticket if desired. The Senate bus withdrawn its amendment to strike out tbe word mental la the clause giving neUstauco to ignorant voters, mils Signed. H. 130, rosd commissioners; 208, Wind ham tax; 247, firs escapes (u hotels: 311. formation of corporations; 377, preventing pollution ol Utter cteeic; 412, improve ment of unoci uplj 1 nuds; 415, to pay J. 11. Minims nun ..uiimi. f:w: 420, Most- em Union Telegraph eonipsny taxes; 421, enlarging villago ot St. Albans. At 10:30 thin evening Uor. Fuller signed Houea b.ll No. 410, amending act passed Oct. 23, 1788, rolating to the charter of tho city of Vergcnnos. The bill revhes and modernizes the chnrtor of tho oldest city In Wow Kugland, Iho bill wns signed In the piocnca of Repioiontatlvo Booth, Mrs. Booth, Mrs. 13. G. Norton nnd Mr. T. Neville. Mrs. Booth selected tho qttlll and tho governor presented it to her after tho bill wns signed. Dills l'asd. II. 433. to nnv G. W. Win certain sum: II. 430, to pay S. B. Drew certain mm; II. 429, relating to organization of banks; li. 435, Incorporating Bellows Falls und Saxtons Rlvor Street Railway company vota on; II. 10 bill relating to truancy, re considered and bill passed. lllllS K 1 .Ml. S. 1, amending tho ballot law; S. 4, amending ballot law; II. 435, relnting to In vestment of savings bankB and trust com panies; II. 403, relntlnq to stockholders In tanks and other compmlas was killed, nnd fivo minutes after rcconEldered and passed; T.H. 422, relating to collateral inheritances was killed, Illlls M"N(1. S. 73, prohibiting smoking in barns; S. 14G, Incorporating military post, stieotn, railway company; H. 143, relating to House of Correction; S. 150, incorporating Calo donla Savings Bank and Trust company; S. 154, appropriating 55,000 for insane usy lum; S. 15G, providing for siguing of en grossed bills; S. 1GG, rolating to Montpellcr union district; 8. 107, relating to Bradford Bnvings bank; S. 170, relating to salary of tho Inspector of llunnua. Tho joint resolution relating to tho pay of tho clerk of the committee on ri vision of bills was ndopted, also tho joint resolu tion relatlug to pay of State Iloueo employes and messengers. The joint resolut.un re lating to nppomtment of highway commis sion was adopted. About 11:30 a recesi was ordered oud Mr. Harbor of Arllcgton presented Clerk Murillcld with a goid watch. The usunl mock session began at 11:30, when Mr. Fish of Ira was clioen penker, an i .dessrs. Clark of Halifax un 1 Brown of Whlting ham eleoled pages. Mr. Martin of liratt o boro was clioieu clerk and Mr. Ellis of Cns. tlcton chaplain. Resolutions and bills ot a humorous character woro Introduce 1 nnd passed, amid much disorder. At midnight tbe House took a recess for nu hour for lituoh FISH AND GAME LEAGUE. Annual Election of Ulllcors nt the State llou.e. Monti'KLIer, Nov. 22. Tho annual meeting of tho Vermont Fish and Game league was bold at thV State House this evening, Henry R. Dorr of Rutland presid Ing. These olllcers were idectod for tbe en suing year: Henry 11. Ilorr of Rutland, president; John W. Tit. omb ot Hutlaud, secretary; James V. Brock of Montpelier, treasurer; vice-presidents, S. Colburn of Manchester. C. G. Williams of Kfsex Junction, W. W. Miles of Barton, K. C. Smith of St. Albans, George W. Wing of Montpelier, George W. Hooker of Brattleboro; executivs committee, W. R, Peaks of Bristol, C. F. Orvis of Man chester, James Ritchie of St. Johnh- bury, W. W. Honry of Burlington, N. Hohvon of Fast Brighton. Copt. F.J. Hawloy of Swanton, N. W. Fisk of Islo La Motto, 12. R, Suwyer of Hvdo Park, W. S Curtis of Orango, L. U. .Miles of Nowporq, F. 1). Proctor of Proc tor, A. W. Ferrin of Montpelier, Walter H. Childs of Brattleboro, C. F. Chapman of i oodstock. i large numoer oi new manners was elected, Tbo question of a banquet some tune during the com ng winter, and tho placo of tbe next autiual meeting, wero loft with the president, CARNEGIE'S MANIFESTO. No Member .if i.uhnr Orgnnlz ttlnn Slintl 11.. liuplny.Ml. PlTTaHUlij, Pa., Nov. 22. The Carnegie company bns Issued instructions to hoadp of departments to employ no man who will not sign an agreement pledging himself to roilgn from all labor crgauintlons and to submit to the rules and regulations of the company. Wssr. I.owi.rc.1 at lS.uver rulUt Bcavku Falls Penn., Nov. 22. Many of those who regained their old positions ni the Carnegie mills hero are feeling much depressed ovor a notification that their wages would bo reduced, lbe boiler m"n who formerly received 2.2i per dny, must now work for 1.80. The wazo' of the others are cut in proportion. Tbo assistant boss roller on one of tho turns ret u tod to go to work yestenlny. His wages before the strike wore 0 per day. but yesterday bo was notified they would be reduced to 1. iho reduction has created cnusiderahlu excitement, but appearances do not indicate that It will further compli cate tbo situation. CONDENSED DESPATCHES. Four people were killed and tbr"e Injured In a wreck on tho Lnlon Pacific nt l.hla Neb., yesterday. Gov. Flfer of Illinois says the roport that he will pardon Neebe, tbe anarchist, on Thanksgiving day is unfounded. Carter Hyrnott, the nogro, who nssaultad a whlto girl was taken from Oxford jail at Raleigh, N. C, and liangoil to a tree. Holla liachor, n lo-year-oui uoy, com initted suicide at Hicksville, Ohio, shooting himsolf in tho head. Cause, desponiUucy Tho Hnytien exiles and malcontents havo decided to postpone their revolution until Docember lu order to nllow the coll'eo crop to bo harvested. A big deal, by which the whiskey trust socures coutrol of five largo dlstllerles In addition to those already In the combine has been closed iu St. Louis. Agents of two Mexico lotteries wero nr rested iu Now Orleans Friday. They have been doing business In Tlolntlou of tbe law that gives tho Louisiana Lottery com pany a monopoly of selling lottery tickets in this city. The AEltntlnu for Hani Itnuds, tFrom tbe Hartford Cournnt 1 There wns never a tlino wuon the none impors had so much to (ay about tbo im movement of roads, and some good ii cer tain to coma from all tbli dlicu9ilou and preachlug. THE KAILR0AD CASE OF STATE VS. YORK AND STEWART FOR MANSLAUGHTER Called on the Ileaiseinlillni; of County Court Bloudur A .fury Kmpnnelod Dr. C.SI. Hunt Tells How ill" ltudlcs ol Crnssntt ntul Itrnwn were l'ound 31, MnglfVon the Stand. Tho Beptsmber term of County Court opened Mondny afternoon nt 2 o'clock af ter the adjournment for the general term of tbe Supreme Court nt Montpelier. Judge Howell immediately asked State's Attorney .uslimnn what case was prepared for trial on behalf of tho State, nnd tbe latter replied, "Caso of State vs. Kdwin York and John J. Stownrt." A jury was then called. State's Attorney Cusbman stated tho case to the jury briefly. He said that i ork and Stewart were charged with manslaughter; that tboy both resided In St. Albans, and that they were engineer und conductor respectively on tho freight train known na train "M," which collided with n passenger train between Willlston and Richmond, thereby cuuslng tho death of two melt, Jamcti Cro'sctt and John Brown. The questiouing of the jurors to seo if any were disqualified from sitting on tbo cas, by tho counsel, occupied some over un hour, Hon. F R. Hard sponking for tho defence, nud State's Attorney Cushrann for the State. It resulted in tbo court's excus ing four moil. Tbe panel as completed is as follows: John Black, Jamos E. Russull and H. W. Browuell of this city, II. Robinson ot Milton, ri. M. Olllott of Huntington, A. N. Barber of Charlotte, Jnmes N. Gates of Ksscx, A. C. Humphrey of Underbill, A. Moore of Shelburne, L. M. Batos of H estford, Sidney C. P.ny and Alonzo Stearns ot Hinesburgh. Lawyor Hard, in behalf of tl.o counsel for the respondents, uskeil the court to or der tbe attorneys for tbe State to eloct one ot tho counts In tho Indictment, on which thop would proceed to trial. The court over ruled tbe motion. Tho respondents wero here arraigned nnd pleaded not gi.i ty. Dr. C. M. Hunt of Montpelier, who was a passenger on the excursion train return ing from tho McICinloy rally, bslng in tho filth cor nt tbe time of tbo collision, testi fied to tho condition in which tbo bodies of Janus Crossett oud John Brown were found. :t tbe closo of his testimony the counsel for the defcufio stuted that they should introduce no evidence to controvert Mr. Hunt's and thereupon six witnesses, who wolo summoned by tho State, wero ex cused. Tbo next witness was M. MagM', superin tendent of telegraph of tbo Central Vermont railroad, who has tho general charge of Iho movement of trains. Ills testimony, which was not closed ,t the hour of adjournment was with reference to orders sent to truin VJ" and "50 extra." In connection with the testimony of Mr. Mugill' t o printed I rules and regulations of tho Central Ver mont railroad in rospoct to the moving of trains nero put in ns oridencc nnd soma ot them rend. Judge Rowcll said that tho character ot tho caso wns such that the jury could not be permitted tc separate nn.l pleasant quar ters wero secured for tho jurors and a dep uty shoriir at the Hotel Burlington. Tlio Mnllslrtlisllter ('usn Occupl. s till. Iluy The btute Improvrs of u I'eiv Wlt- Itt SO)', County Court resumed its session nt ',) o'clock Tuesday morning nud tbe Stnto occupied tho day in introducing evidence iu tho manslaughter caso of Statu vs. F. C. York and J. J. Stowart. Tbo examination of M. Ma. iff, sup rintendeut of tolegragh of tbo Central ermont railroad, was con tinued, lu part ho testified that it was at.d has been tho uniform practice of tho Central Vermont railroad for more thnu 15 years to run trains as oxtra to another by the use ot r. red llag nnd he considered this method the safest ono; that it had been the custom of tbo load to issue to trainmen ordots to run (regnrdloss of) n special train, when said special was made an extra to u regular traiu. These methods have boon universally em ployed during the service ot York and Stew art, and it wus tbo duty of York and Stow nrt to observo whether "No. 50" had a red signal or not, and it was nlso their duty not to move Itn-ir tram on to the main line until sa Islied, beyond a doubt, that train "53" did not carry n red llag irrespective of any slgnnls given by train "50." He was on tbe stand about two hours. Train Despatcber Petty was next called. He bad charge of the movement of trams on tho Central division betweju St. Albans nnd Roxbury. He tostlfied to the orders given tho 6averul trains, ns did Telegraph Operator C. I). Griffith of Wuterbury, Sta tion agent Whnlen of Bolton and Operator J. H. Burke ot Lsex Junction. halen and Burkn also testified that "50" carried a red llag, and tho former to tbe fact that be hail not lit his station lights when tin train passed Bolton. Miss Ella B. Knights, the stenographer who took tbe testlmouy ut the hearing be fore tbo railroad commissioners ut Montpe lier, verified the correctne's of tbe trans ecript made by bor. Couductor Lawrence of train "57" was improved ns a wituess by the State. Ho caid that the eugina wore a red llag from Essex Junction to Montpelier; tbnt tbe light wus sulllclent for him to gather tbe tickets without dllllculty at Bol ton and tbu lamps in tbo cars wero not lit till after leaving Watorbury. Mr. Law rouce did not see any at the men on train "M," nor conimunicaio to uuy of them (but hia train woro n rod ling, and so fur as he know no whistle indicating that tho en gine bore a signal was blown by his en gineer. Couductor S. H. Colby of Montpoller next took the stand. Ho testified thut ho wns riding on tbo wrecked passenger train lu tbe car In which Crossett and Brown, tho killed, wero; that it wns light ono'jgli at tbe time for him to tee people standing about tho wreck and fence near by before be was llberatud from tint passenger cur, Stato's Attorney Clubman nnd L. V. Wilbur appear for tbo State and Col. W. L. Wilson of St. Albans, Hon, E. H. Hind and Judge Hnselton of this city nud Mr. Stewart of Bakersflold for the respondents. It strikes ns as leiuarkublo lu hoar of tlio womlniful record for curing enjoyed by Hel ton's Infallible Pile halve; it euros ovury form of tills troublesomo aliment, if not to bo hud of your druggist send W ccntn to the Wlukel mftn & Brow n Urug Co., Baltimore, Md, I ALDACE F. WALKER Considering a Ilnslnoss Offer from the Wi, stern TtHlIlo Aiioclutluli. New Yoiik, Nov. 22. Aldace F.Wnlker, formerly commissioner of the Western Traffic association, was In town yesterday In response to tho invitation of the Trunk line presidents to hocotne a momber of tbe proposod board to establish east bound rates for tho Trunk Lino and Central Traffic as sociation. Mr. Walkor has not yet decided what his course lu tbe matter will be. Ho spent tho day yesterday in consultation with Chairman Goddard of tho Trunk Lino association nnd Chairman Blanchnrd of the Central Traffic association, looking over tbe ground nud discussing the situation. If Mr. Walker decides to ncoept tbo offer made to him bis colleagues in tho board will bo Mosrs. Goddard nnd Blunobard. Tho function of the board will bo toslt as a joint arbitrage commlttoe for tho two asso ciations for tbe regulation of east-bound freight rates nud tho equitable division of traffic among tho roads Interested. RAILWAYS OF THE WORLD. Uncle Sam's Mllniica Now Far nxecods Thut .if Hit ICtirope. Wasiiimito.v, Nov. 22, The census of fice to-Uny issued n bulletin giving statistics if railwny mlleaco of tbe world In 1800. It shows that out of n totnl railway mileage for the world of 370,281 miles, tho United States hnve no less than 103,507 miles, or 44,10 per cont of tho whole; and tbnt tbo railway mileage of tbo United States ex ceeds by 3403 inlloi tho entire mllengo of the old world, Europe's 130,805 mils", ABia'-s 18,008 miles nnd Africa's 3002 tulles, making nn nggrogate of but 150,055 miles. It is interesting to note the astonishing growth of tho railway mlloagu of the United States from tho cenms year 1830, when tbsre wero less than ID miles of railways to 1800. In 1840 tho figures woro 2755 miles nud in 1850 they bad risen to 571 miles. In 18C0 tho total had swelled to 28,400 milo.i. Tbo ceii'tis of 18.0 showing tbe mileage to be 10, 108; that of 1880 placed tho figures at 87,721 miles, while tho lltb census figures give tho astonishing total of 1G3.507 miles. WOMAN SUFFRAGE BOOM. lluth Turtles ill Kttnaxn Ala 1'lotlged to ritrilirr tlu 'tovotuont. Toit.ka, Knn., Nov. 22. Tho official count made by the secretary of State shows that tho proposition to hold a constitutional convention was defeated at the rocent elec tion by a majority of 1284. Tbo result is n great disappointment to those nnti-pro-bibitionists who hoped to secure tho repeal of tho prohibition laws. One important result of the recent elec tion will be tho extension ot woman suf frage. ICuusas ti onion nru already allowed to vote for inVrnicipnl nnd county olllcors. The platforms of both tho republican and peoplo's purty pledged tho extension of wo-- mm etiftrngu to all Stnto officials, nnd there is no doubt that this will bo accomplished by tbe new Legislature. NATIONAL LOAN DISCUSSED. .U.ittur of Meeting n l'oa.lblo rlnnnolul lniHri:oiif'y on . Iilert-.l ut Washington. Wasium.to.v, Nov. 22. Thero Is consid erable tnlk at present in regard to a propo sition to lloat a now loan for the purpose of meeting possible financial complications. Speaking ou tho subject to-day, secretary of the Treasury Foster said: "I cannot undertako to guess what tho democrats may do, but I do not think there will bo any uew bonds issued. I do not think any party wants now to take tho responsibility of in creasing tho public debt, which we have striven to reduco to favo tho interest." Secietnry Foster declare 1 himself in favor of reducing tho tux on national bank circu lation from ono nor cont to tbree-quirters of one per cent, nnd permitting banks to issue currency to tho full pur value of their bunds. BOUND FOR NEWBURNE. Fresliloiit-Klpot Clpveliitid to Itnruporuto .imiiii: Cwnliim M nun t Ins. Ni.w Yur.K, Nov. 22. President-elect Cleveland left town to-day for the South, to tako a much-needed rest. It is stnted that tho place selectod by tho president-elect, at which to spend tbo brief vacation which bo has planned to take, Is Newburne, N. C. Tbe placj is an ideal winter home, situated iu tbo heart of the Blue Ridge mountains. Mysterious llisutip.. iruucp Iu Tmibrlilco. T r.N'imnmL', Vc, Nov. 22 Polon Hntch, aged about IS years, left ilio house of bis brother-iu law, Aurou Whitney, Thursday and was walking upon the rnilrood track near West Randolph when last heard from. He is on underwit nnd cannot tnlk. For ties are searching for him in all directions, hut be is believed to have perished of cold nud hunger. Tho Atlittt. Houso 'lliuulc srls'lny: Tmhov. Ni:w Londo.x, Conn,, Nov. 21. Thero passo.1 through here, by express Sundny evoninp, a turkey weighing 21 pounds, des tinod for tho dinner table ot President Har rison at tho White House, Thnuksglvlng dav. Tbe turkey is tbe gift of Horace Vote of Westerly, R. 1., who, although a staunch republican, says one yenr henco he will send n similar bird to President-elect Cleve land. lleplnriililn Uiis.iHii I'll on Mutlstioi, London, Nov. 22. St. Petersburg ad vices state that according to statistics just made public, thero are 050,000 persons im prisoned in 875 jails in Kus.iu. Ninety per cent are men. The prisons wero built to hold but 570,000 orsons. Thr lleuruii CiihH llrridi.il. P.utis, Nov, 22. The Court of Appeals iu tho Doacou caso to-day gave judgment that the child Gladys be returned to tho couvout, where both Mr. and Mrs. Doacou shall bo allowed to visit her. Mr. Deacon was ordered to pay cos's PERSONAL. Ex-Senator Edmunds of Vermont passed through Chicago lait week ou his way to California, where ha hopes to spend tbe winter. The enterprising newspapor re porters of that city could not psrsiiudb him to talk about politics. ' I'm n plniu citizgn now," bo snys, "and I'm glad of it: for I can enjoy myself this winter with my wife and daugbtor. That's ull 1 know." New York Tribune. ON MONETARY ISSUES. PRELIMINARY MEETING OF THE Iff TERNATIONAL CONFERENCE. The Times MnUes n Survey nf tlir Work Itnforo tlin Confn rolice lis View nf Amnrlen's Monetary llvpiir lencn l'.vi ilenlly not Flattering. BlU'RSf.LS, Nov. 22. Tho iutnrnatiotinJ monetary conforeuoo met nt 3 o'clock this afternoon In the mnrblo hall of tbo Palaij des Academies. M. Bsernaert, the prima minister and minister of finance, extrn l"d lu the nnuin of tbo B'lglau government n cordial welcome lo tin; delegates. Upon the conclusion of Mr. Boornoert's speech, tbo Hou. E. Terrell, United States minister to Bolgl im, thanked the prime minister for tho cordial welcome extended to tho dole gatoj. Mr. Terrell concluded his remarks by proposing M. Montefloro Levi as presi dent of tho conference. Mr. Levi's i-el c tlon wns uunnimo'Jsly agreed to. Mr. Levi said that he accepted the honor of presiding over tlu deliberations, knowing that it was intended for Belgium ratboc than for himself. The Hon. E. 'ierrel', United States minister to BoUlum, r"plie I In a few formal words ou behalf o' tba American delegate?. Tbo confersnco tun adjourned until Friday, An Kiigll.1t Vlw of tlin Conference, London, Nov. 22. The Times, in dis cussing tho monetary conference, says- "Well, wo may now bear nil that an possl. bly said for and against bi-mutalusm. Its professed ohnmplo03 are in great favor at Briifsols and, as far us votes co, muy con t on having their own way. Tlio duty of tbe British delcgntis is to I'ston and baru and contribute what tboy can to tho co lect.f wisdom among many. A subjoct which might profitably bo du cussed is tho po-sibility of an intcrnutionn agioement about bank reserve-. Ik American dt-legatcs can instruct tk con feronco about the various monetary sebem 1 from time to timo ndopted iu America. Our delegates can tell no story wb' I could compete with tbo shifting lucid nts and dissolving views tbo American curren v can present, but more instruction mav be obtained from tbe record of a system wl.ir has stood ti.s tost of timo und exports .ci than fioin charmingly dlversilie 1 oc uuts of failure and mistakes not yet corrected. Tho Post comments ou Clnngny's his'ory of silver coinage iu the Rovuo des Deux Monde", approving a Latin union syst"m looking to the opening to the use nf silver coinuze of the newly exploited regions ot Africa, nnd China. The Post Bays: Clarigny makos us hops that after tho collapso ol tho salver ring in America, tho conference will be nbie to ap proach tbo question in a moro judicial te n per, and perhaps find for tho owners of sil ver n legitimate market more permanent than any wbiai political intrigues cou.J havo secured them. PANAMA INVESTIGATING COMMISSION Its Completion u .'Vlaltr of Discuss Ion in tile Chlliilh.-r of Dejilltit. Paius, Nov. 2. Tho lobbies of tbu chamber of deputies, before the beginning of to-day's session, were crowdwi v.itii members discussing the probable cm, ni Hon of tho Panama cunal coinmi'teo. luo clumber discu.sjd a motion, ottered by M. Leveillo, providing thut ull members of tho chamber of ib-putl. s should have tbe right to attend the sittings of tho lcve-tigatiu;; committer. '1 lie motion w us negativud Ly a vote of -100 to 12'.'. M. Pourquroy DePoisserin proposod that the investigating commit' w lo inve t d with the powers of un examining miu s trato, Lut debate ou tbe motion wns ad journed until Suturdny. The first voto for members of tho investi gating committee was tbi-n formoll tn..ea, and resulted in tho election of 2,i repub i cans and threo conservatives. Tbe members of tho left elected, includo Mm. Rieard, 1 m det, Doluns-Montaud, Felletnu, Uumay un . Delcasso. U pon tho announcement ot tin. re.u.t, Vicomto De Vlllebois Mareuii, lu bdm.' of tbe right, declined to tako any furtner pu t in the appointing of tho committee on U ground of insullh'ient roDre-entatiou. A i epreseutntiou of only three memoes on such a comiuitteo was, he sail, utter y out of prorortlon with the party's impor'unco and strength in tbe chamber, lie thioo elected conservatives then formally resigued from tho conimittpe. A socond vole for members of the investigating committeo will be taken to-morrow. Tinont t'onsioncrs, W WUWTON, Nov. 10, The following pensions l.nve been grunlod Vormonters: Original, Charles A. Goodwin, Wiluam . .Stone; additional, Poter LaFountan', George 1). Hackett: roissuo mid increase, Henry A. Crane; original widows, Olive 1 . Thomas, Salome dams, Mary Huldle, Mary A. Trick. Washington, Nuv. '.7. Tho following pensions havo been granted to "crmout"r ! Original, Henry Gorham, Henry W. I by; additiouul, Lowis Troville, Solon H. Preston, Stephen Jennings; origins , widows, etc., Addio L, Barton, Iiaiiii,h Dyer Perry. Washington, Nov. IS. Tlio fobowirg Vermouters have been grantml pensions Original, Charles II. Goodrich, lloury J, Bugley, Foster Whituker; additional, John McNauuira; original, widows, etc.. ir aors of Charles Franklin uud J. M. FiM.ikiiu. Washington, Nov. yn. Pensions . nv been grauted to Vermouters as fo'.ows. Additional, Sullus (iodda: original, widows, etc., Samuel Ward ifatbor), Julia Uou d, Normau Grillltb, Navlda M. Ordway, Wa-sIIINi.TO.v, Nov. 22 . Pensions hnva been granted to the fcllowing Vermouters; Original, James H. Wentberby, Almon A. Marshall, Henry Douglass, William Fer notte; additional, Andrew G. Squire; ie issue, Frauk Laundry; oilginal, widows, etc., Margnrot Hinkloy, Surah Noland, Cnrollno K. lloardman, minor of Joel W. Hamilton, A. Catherine L. Cornell, Anotlmr Cuinet MuIiIimI Boston, Nov. 2.'. V tnlegrnm from W, I!, Brooks of Geuovn, N. V,, nnnouucvd tin di.covury ofnu ubject, suspected lo boa comet, en tho night ot November 10, Search for it at Harvard collego observa tory on tbo uight of November 20 by Mr, Reod confirmed tbo discovery.