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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS : THURSDAY. JULY 18, 1907.
!,. dial 01 Arujdu; i mmm BAflLtS HP uuoWi "JCO Pounds of .Vowdcr Ij litecl in After Turret cf Uie Go anna. "EIGHT DEAD, 13 INJURED 'rifrnl nf Tlirni tlurnril mi Mildly Tluv Will Illi Tin- Milp 1 mlnni ngril As Powder TVns I'luiiii (inril Tno Tlii-urlrn iilion iiiioc of Uie Accident. i'Viond flecommanded Cuticura Uses Fivo Cakes Cuticura Soap and Two Boxes of Cuticura Oint ment ond is Entirely Cured Fools Like New Man. GLADLY RECOMMENDS CUTICURA TO ALL "I lmvc had eczema, for over fifteen years, and lmvc tried nil sorts of remedies to relievo mo, hut without avail. 1 stated my rase to one of my friends and he recommended the Cuticura Remedies. I bouiznl them with tho thought that they would lo unsuccessful, as with thcotlicrn. But after using them for n few weeks I notiml to my surprise that tho irritation nnd peeling of the skin gradually decreased, and finally, after using fivo cakes of Cuticura Soap and two boxes of Cuticura Ointment it diaappeared entirely. I feel now like a now man, and 1 would gladly recommend these reme dies to all who are alllicted with skin. dieases. David Mum, Box A, Bedford Station, N. Y., Nov. 6, 1903." Little Son Had Eczema "My son when four years of ago had ec7oma on his body and limb-? and suf fered badly Cuticura Remedies weru recommended to mo and I gave tho complete treatment a trial and at thq end of the third month my son was cured, i cannot say too much in praise of Cuti. euro Remedies and am always ready tc recommend them to others. Mrs. G IL . Ccnnrtf, liox 811, Rockland, Masa., Deo, U, 1905." trot l.r M,t has ,-ver taken plneo nlnn tfelpIeSS Infants Cured of Tor. t o .New j'.imlmiil coast. I t , im i , u nt occurred Mmrtly befor, 1 "ln' DlBUrl "g, ""), r u tn.,i.,y whu,, ,hP a.-ru-Ki ne I Eczemas, Tetters, Rashes, Itch- i ut t ircet maettrc nfr tint ni.,!i.. I ines and Irritations, owe mora to Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment than to all other rem edies combined. No others so pure, so sweet, so speedily effective. May be used from binii. Host ,n. ,luly IS --Eight men ,lpnrt mid 11 ln'urcd, of whom two wire cnticlly !o, nt he ITnlted States naval hospital "t Cnclsi a was the gtlin reconl nt a ate hour to-night of n powder explosion n f p lintt!ehlp Georgia tx-day oft I'rov'r, e'nwn. Six were dead when tho tia'tlcs Ip reached here, and two more, nir if them Llntitennnt Casper God li. of nrnoklvn, X. Y., son of Re.ir d'n -nt Goodrich, died nt the hospital The battleship Georgia steamed slowly tn riiv ton harbor from the target pr.io t v grounds In Cape t'od liny late tu- v d l.-imWl the dead and Injured a' 'he l'btrletown navy jnril. I 11011 tile arrival of the Georgl.i ' fr i.rcinio generally known tho dr t of ti.o most friirhtfnl nnv.il r-m,- m 1 nuu IT relib (ape tod Say. In some matin, r - I nexplnined two hogs of p..wd, r 1 lie Ipnltod nnd In the terrific Ibi.o, th. t followed the entlrn turret crow e insisting of three officers, nnd 1! men. wore enveloped In fire nnd suffered Itirilhlo Injuries, une officer and f 1 ru died before the ship reached port WHERE ACCIDENT OCCITIICD. T'i xpluMnn occurred In the nfler sn pi r mpi -ol turret where the men. under c i.i n 1 of I.lent. Goodrich, a son of Hi nd t' nlrnl Goodrich, commandant of fir .i w York navy yard, and .Mtdshtp 1' f I'aulicner Goldthwalte nnd John T. c isr were operating the Ight-Inch r rr '' r pu-.s in tho forwaril turrets had r it eiffht rounds of practice nnd the puns of the after turret had fired one riiind Two cases, as the bis one hund r d pound bacs of ponder are called, had lust bren sent up through the am munition holt and were In the nrms of tic lo.il. r, whoo name w.is withheld 1 Hie chip's officers. The loader stood vt the breech of one of the otitht Inch fiins already to Insert the charge. At " it tnnnt the timet wis een to be fo i ' '1 two mn who stootl near tho adfr saw a hlick spot on the hnpr In :1 if iw that the charge had iunlted nnd n srioulderlnir. Th loader discovered the rpot in the ' " ' ni'nnte nnd threw himself forward face shouting a warninc to hi"' ntfs The otVer men vh had seen the 11 -wfo nich nnd Hansell. and they r f-vw themselves on the floor of the fr ( Hi fi re the other men In the turret 1 1 understand why the loader 'rd there was n blinding flash as ' r burM-iR powder exploded. Flimes, ' oke md prases filled the little snper !" if iro ip wlili h more than a score, r n en were enndned. Inasmuch n powder was not confined there wns fnfenlnp; report nor did the ves 1 suffer nny injury but every nook of 1 r turret was filled with flame. The loader wns fearfully hurt as was I cry other man in the turret except II h nnd Hansen who were scorched. SCRNES OF HltEAT Rri-'l-TItlNO. BHnded by the smoke nnd flame, liked by the fumes nnd maddened ;:lth pain, the men screamed In nony. Some staKK'Toil blindly uii the lndder ti the hatchway In the top of tho tur r t while other crept nlonff the tur ret (lior begging plteously for ns nl t ir,ce 1 untenant Goodrich and Seaman 'i U k became craved, stnKRered up ,1 1 ladder to the tot) of the turret nnd hrrw themselves henillong Into the i a in a frenzied effoit to drovn. f" r s! Ipinate.s of the unfortunate men 1 hrd to their assistance nnd tenderly -vMcd them out of the nre-blackne 1 t rrrt to tbe chip's hospital where their V rns were dressed by the siirceons. in t"ie meantime T,leiit. frfiolrieh and M Ick had beep resound by a launch re t "ill's from an Inspection of tho larKet Tho surglcil staff of the Veon;a was t fKin reinforced by the surgeons of the other vessels In the fleet who had been In formed of the accident by wireless tele graphy and other mean. A wireless mesrafte about th aoldont was sent to the government wireless stn t hi on the Hljrhlanrts of Cape Cod nnl ttr ice to the navy department at Wnsh nftin. Another message was sent to the "linrlestown navy yard telllnif of tho Jlsaster and requestliK; arratiKenients for removing the wounded men to tlvi naval hospital as soon as tho DeorKla srrlved at noston, whither she was then rtramlnff. A n examlnntlon of the turret after the accident failed to show that nny eerlous damage resulted tn the ship. INVESTIGATION OftnEItED. Immediately on learning of the nrcl lent dipt Henry McCrea, commander Df tho Georgia, notified near-Admiral Charles M. Thomas, enmmnnder of the squadron, of what had occurred. near Admiral Thomas ordered an Investiga ting board to still examine Into tho causes of the accident. Meantime two theories are enter- Complete Kiterntt tnd iDttrntl TrfitmtDt fof rn Humor of iDfabti.CtilMrln.tnJ Adult, oool4ti cf Cv4, 3oT (tie.) 10 ClrtDir lh Kkln, Cutleurt OlntmM f.. to lilftl tbt Skin, ftnd Cutltun KriaW.nl (Vta rfc. 1 firm ct Chr'rW CitA TIIU, 35c. r il of Jc". I J" uit, mwru. aoia mrrunaoui ink wrr. I OSO Bnc Cb.m.Corp .Spit frori , Roftt-VCt. tained fine is that a spark from the iHs.hnrge of the nfter turret kuiis tlonted back to tho turret through a gun port and settled on tho powder cases. The other is that a spark came fi-im the smokestacks of the ship and floated through the gun ports A message from near-Admiral Good rich In the afternoon requested hourly bulletins on the condition of his son and they were sent to various points along tho railroad line to be delivered to him on the train ns he hurried to ward Boston, where ' he was due at ten o'clock to-night. As soon as the men had been made as comfortable as possible those who were ablo to talk told something of the bar rowing experiences they had been through, and nearly all the facts toga ril ing the explosion soon became known nrnNKD iikvond recognition . Three of the dead were burned beyond recognition. Soon after the men had reaclifd tho ward It was seen that lieutenant Good rich, Pair, Walsh and Thomas had but a short time to live. Lieutenant Goodrich was barely alive at 1:311 oVlock but ho rallied enough to give the surgeons hope that hl father would he in time to see him alive. Thomas was suffering fearful, ly and begging plteously that ho illicit live but the doctors did not beltexe ho would last through the night. Several incidents of heroism Just after the explosion were related. chaplain Charles Charlton, the first otlleer to roach the turret found Midshipman Cruse in agony but he would not allow the chap Iain to do anything to him. 'Let me alone; J am nil right. Look after those other fellows" he said In one or two other cases he met with the same spirit of self .sacrifice. SITTING AT BRATTLEBORO. Pirxt Time In Mnny Vrnrs fur U Ind liinn "on ii I j- Court. lirattleboro. July Jf;.- For the tlrst time In rnanv yours. Wlndhnm iminlv court convened In lirnttlebnrn to-diy. the ses sion being the one which w.m adjourned from the April term nnd was held be fore Judge W. H. Taylor of Hnrdwlck in uie r.oiiniy oiern s orrire. Owing to delayed tralss, Judge Tavlor was unablo to get here until nenrlv three o'clock The principal business of tho after noon wns that of assigning the cnes for trial from the docket. The principal rai of tho session In the hearing of the peti tion of II. J. nnd c. H. Davenport, pray ing for the dissolution of an Injunction restraining Judge J. It. Tyler and Mrs. Ada Dowley, executors of the estate of the late G. S. Dowley from administra ting the estate and nt the samo time to recover 10.(Wi on nn action of trover. Teas and Coffees Hny direct of IMI'OItTKItS thus BAVINO o.r ... -Guarnntel Best Coflee Zoc better t ii ANY 8.1c or 40c tor coffee. Fine ATIOMA. I'l.AVORtnd coi.oil. Other Krailes.lKc up. c, Tnn oo Hotter thnn 70c BOS! Teas OOC ptoietea. Vepi Itlvelr linnort ond sell llit.rlne cooiIb ouly. V sell direct to you at l.KsH than your lend Htorn hn to PAV for the HA.MK ooilsl l'.Xl'HKNS I'AID on 0 lb. order or over, Wo enter to tho select HK&TAIt ltANT. nnmni.Nci nounnand kamii.y T1IA1IC. Wrlto tia TODAY anil wo will tend fall Information WHY wo nre nbla M wllllnc to noil to you dhect nt WHOLE AT,K I'ltlCIIS. Write TOUAYto F, L, CRAY & CO,, Importers, iiiiO MlUc St, BOSTON, MASS, NEARLY KILLED A JAP. Mob Knrngeil (lrr Ills Dellliernte In- xilll t Die Aiiirrlemi 1'lng, I.o.s AngeKs, July 1." T. Yonl, a Japan ese, employ) d as a wiper In the Southern Paclllc shop.s In this city, nnrrowly os- enped serious Injury nt the hands of an "mated mob of American workmen Run- day. Yonl wns wiping nn englno on which had been placed two small Ameri can flags. While nt work Yonl turned nnd deliberately spit upon on of the flags. Ills action was seen by another workman who pulled Yonl fpim tho en gine to tho ground at the same time no. quainting the other woikrnen with Yonl's net. Crnmls surrounded the Japanese and he was. being roughly hanOled when he munaged to eludo his assailants and escaped. The Koystone of our success in highest quality nt lowest prices. These qunlifientioiis, combined with our Groat Warehouse Removal nnd Alteration Salo now in progress, make every pntron of this great home furnishing es tablishment a booster for Greater Burlington Fur niture Co. A Mighty Throng of eager buyers was out in force for this, tho first week of our Great Ware house Removal and Alter ation Sale and still the wonderful value giving has but begun and you will profit well by keep ing in close touch with the happenings of the days to follow. Some Extraordinary Specials GREAT WAREHOUS ALT 9 or aaiurxiav a E RAT mraay E f O nd 1 Connection with Our REMOVAL AND: N SAL Monday Only. E UNO TABLES ! r The kind that fold up flat, with yard measure printed on, neatly finished, regular price $1.2fi. Our sale price 98c. Special for to-morrow and Mondny i 69 cents IRON BEDS "We never f,old so many bods in any two months as we have sold in the past five days, since our sale started. Values must be good or we wouldn't be selling so many of them Here's n snap: A White Enamel Bedstead, plain, but it has that neat, clever appear ance, very strongly made, a good National Spring all steel frame (no wood") wiih a good honest. mattress in two parts for $8.95 How's that for a bargain? All others through the entire bed line in proportionate prices and enough outfits to supply every body in want of beds. DINING ROOM Furniture of every style and kind cut way under values. DINING CHAIRS l.ll 1 j jsox seais, in trainer, cuno an 1 R.iddlo wood seats, all nerfeetlv J r.:...,i .... ,1 ,,..,..,,w.,,i ...... , liuihiit;u iiiui & uu i iiuit't:u, jjycii" thing in the line reduced from 2") to .'3. A good strong solid oak cane seat chair like one pictured Special nt Just note what we intend to dn in our Carpet Department Satur day and Monday. 100 Smyrnji Rugs, size 30xG0 inches, handsome patterns, double faced (positively none sold to dealers) 95c 1.) Sanford's Tapestry Brussels, room size rugs, fall, 1907, pat terns, just arrived, size 9x12 $9.G5 50 Crex Rugs, size 30x72 iriehes $1.39 Woo Union Ingrain Cnrpets. choice assortment of patterns. To morrow and Monday, only per yard 35c Sanford's Tapestry Brussolls per yard 65c Fibre Mattings double faced per yard 35c Floor Oil Cloth per yard 25c Linoleums English importations per yard 49c WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THESE FOR PRICES? EVERYTHING GUARANTEED STRICTLY "HIGH GRADE" OR MONEY BACK. ,i'( ..li-.'ti!... 89 cents MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT. Owing to ttye rush of the pnst week we're unable to promptly fill all orders received through the mails, but special provisions hnvo been made for the fu ture to make prompt shipments and therefore guarantee perfect satisfac tion to those wishing to buy through Uncle Sam. A most handsome assortment at prices never before heard of. No house is complete without one and you certainly can't afford to neg lect an opportunity like this to buy you a handsome chair a third under price. This one as pictured. Speciai$2.35 URLINGTON FURNITURE COMPANY 'OUT OF THE HIGH RENT DISTRICT." SMALLEST OPERATING EXPENSES. UNLEYIITED CASH CAPITAL. IhM CLOCKS Gilbert Clock Co.'s best nickel Alarm y J Clocks, no better timepiece in the market. I Remember this is a high-grade clock (novl cheap trash' worth Sl.fiO. . Sale vrncc i'i 89 cents TEDDY EARS- The lost is found. Wo have had a shipment of 200 of these Teddy Bears in transit for nearly ai month and it has arrived at last to tftart the ball a-rolling with a rush. We say for Saturday and Monday only, n 1.0-inch bear in either white or brown, only 69c GO-CARTS GO-CITS,! A Go-Cart is something' that can be used ihe whole-year, there isstill gpod five j months of nice weather that baby can be Ll taken out and given a good airing 'and now 'j especially is the, time to buy one at cut J prices. ( ome in .and see what 'we nave toi offer. Prices are won,lers. j i PORCH GOODS Of all description, cut wayvundor .value. ( J ROCKING CHAIRS AH styles, tall shapes, all grades, all at great ly reduced 'prices. A good leather upholster- ' ed rocker guaranteed A No. 1, at $8.65 A good Cobble Scat and guaranteed oak, at S1.95 COUPON This coupon entitles the holder to FREE R. R. FARE one way 25 miles from Burlington; also FREE delivery of goods to nearest R. R. station on purchRett of $25.00. R. H. fare will be paid both ways on purchases amount ing to $n0.w or more. WANTED roil ANOTIIEIt MI'nttEU. San KtanclHco, July 10. .Iiunes Courf ney, alias "lyvidvUlo, Jim," upon be.!ng discharged yesterday from San Quentm penitentiary wheun lie liad served sen tence for tlio killing of Policeman E, C. Robinson, fivo years ago, was Immediate ly rearrested, Ad-lce.s from the po!lc of New York say Courtney Is wanted thnro for the murder of Clfft-a Ennlehaislt 'n 1MI. Officers; are expected to arrlvo In ti day or two to take tho prisoner East, niitted. IireJKCTRI iEI.I'X)ATE DEAD. Tho Hiikiio, Jub 1C. Tuliun, a memW of tho Uomin in.slon to the peace con ference that was refus. d otllclnl recogni tion, died suddenly hern yesterday and was hurled tn-d.n In the old lCIUeiuLiun eernetery. Wild reports rcKnrdlnR tho death of Toliun were circulated after hH LIMITATION OF ARMAMENT. Proposition tn lie Submit tril tit fit .ri I'leniiry Sitting of The HnKiie Conference The IlaKUe. July 10. It has been definitely decided that nt the next plen ary sitting of the conference, Sir Ed ward Fry, r.reat Ilrltnln, will present Interment It was declared in some quar- ine proposition rcRnnuiiK wie uiiiii i- teres ho had committed suicide, while In tlon of armament. This proposal will otliers It was asserted his death wa not ho a repetition, In a more onorgetfc natural. The doctor who attended Toliun form, of the order of the nay on lhP,stMMI wtn pnlnjiala that tho man died same subject presented by HourKenls 1 0( npoplexy. to the conference of 18H0 and approved j by that body. T M. S. Asser, Netherlnads, will propose that the limitation of nrma ments be UrnUKlit nbout In a practical way through a permanent court of ar bitration by broadening the scopn of this court nnd so fnr as possible male- Ing Its findings compulsory OAMllI.INfJ DENTS. "Uy the way, Jinks, can ynu pay that hundred I lent you last week? i Just lost all my ready money at bridge," "Iook here, Illnks, I hope you don't think I'm going to pay your gambling dobtB," Brooklyn Life HONOR AMERICAN OFFICERS Knlrrliilnrd 1i' I're, I'nlllrreM nt Kljr- er I'lilncp Vrafrriliiy, Paris, July Ifl.-Ofllcers from tbo Amer ican cruisers Tenness nnd Wellington A plenary sitting of the committee now at nrest, have come up to visit Pans on maritime warfare, fount Tornlelll whero they are tno reoipiontH of unusual presiding, wna held thlH morning, Af- honors. The oOleers Include Hear Adml ter a lively discussion the comm!ttn ral OharlcH II. Stockton, Onjit. AJhnrt H. reaelieil tlio 11 rut Important conclusion ' Ileriy and Cart. Theolorlo Porter. Tiny arrived nt since the, ennferenc begnn were enUTtalnM ly President Fnllleres at Its Inbirs. It npiirnved the project of luncheon to-diy at Klyaeo palace. the convention iirnvldlng fnr tho ndap-1 W.oloomlng his guests President Kal atlon of tho rtod Cross regulatlotia to Here deolnre.1 Franco wa united tn tlm maritime warfnro. The clause mont I'nltivl Rtates hy bonds of friendship discussed was tho uso nt wireless tele- which hnrt existed for morn than a enn graphy on board hospital ships. W!tftturjr awl which tlnvo could not alter. "I some guarantees this was dually ad-1 beg you, Admiral Stockton, whoao superb warships havo been wclconnjd Joyously 111 French ports," tho President contln utl, "to convey to President Roosevelt how this visit has touched us and how sincerely we associate his esteemed r sonallty with the well wishes we enter talu for the country of whleh ho is the chief executive nnd whoso noblo uiulltles he so worthily Incarnates, I drink to Piesldent Itoo-cvelt nnd tho prosparity and grandeur of the American nation mil Its valiant navy." Admiral Stockton In reply reciprocated the cordial expressions of tho Frenoh President. WAS ABLAZE IN THE ALR. An Aeronaut Has Narrow Escape from Itrlujf lliiriieil to Dnilh. New York, July 16. Eugene ltnymond, n balloonist, of this city. Is In the gen eral hospital at Passaic, N. J., Buffering from serious bums nbout tho face, nock, head, arms and legs from his feot to M wnlst, resulting from nn accident at Hill side Park, Ilellevllle, N. .1 , on Sunday afternoon, while ho wns morn than two thousand feet above the. ground. It Is believed, however, that ho will recov er. I Raymond was giving an exhibition of. Wn,rd ,,,,, ,, . charge f what aeronauts call the "cannon act. I .liiirnrriiin: ( ii. iiiirnnp. powder, to be shot off high in the air a Houue, wTio is charged with tho murder second or two before he slid from tlm of Charles I.. Uurnap at Uako Qulnsiga- caunon with his folded parachute, glv- moud on July 10, to-day waived examl- lng tlm appearance to those below of a nation nnd wns held without bail for man being blown from tha gun's the grand Jury. Mary Pronnan.who was mouth. arrested Inst week, following her own When the powder exploded part of the statement that she shot nurnnp. nan force and (Ire of the explosion went the been released at tho request of District wrong way nnd cnught him. Ills shoes Attorney Taft. were torn from his feet, his light cloth- The State p.illcn have discovered tho Ing was ignited nid trt of his hair was woman who found the hodv of Pin-nap scorched from his bond, beside the road last Tuesday afternoon. Paymond set off the powder with a She Is Mrs. Alphonslno Vaudreull, wl- long fuse. There was a blinding flash dow of Joseph G. Vaudreull, who wns nnd be felt pain all over his body, but one of tho best known residents at tho his presence of mind enabled htm to ro- south end of the lake. Mrs, Vaudreull tain his grasp on tho parachute. Ho lives during the summer at Villa Vau- sald last night that his physlclnl pnln dreull. south of the Edgenwrc, and sho was nothing compared with the fenr that wn.s driving toward North Grafton when his pnrachuto might blaze up at any she saw Purnnp's body. She notified tho time, nnd that he would be dashed to th" occupants of the Lilly pond House, tha earth, The tlames did not touch it, how nearest house to tho scene, that a man ever, and ho landed safely 1n n field In wns hurt on the rondsde, and continued Nutley, some distance from IHUsldo on hor wny. park. Mrs, Vaudreull speaks very little En- Ho will have to remain In the hospl- giish, nnd realizing this nnd not know- tal for several weeks. He had perform- Ing that the man wn dead she thought ed tho same feat many times without accident. PHD?PS HELD FOR JURY. she had done her full duty In Informing the people who cnuld spenk English and who would be better able than she was to give tho Injured man nld. Owing to a hitch between tho select men nnd the management of tho Ohelsi eleolrio light pjnnt the streets of that Ho ascended on tho Insldo of a sheet metal cannon attached to tho end of his i Worcester, Mns July 10. Frank W, town are In datknoss as nro also tlm baloon. Ho had a reecptaelo filled wlthj llilvv, proprietor of tho Lilly Pond public buildings-