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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS: THURSDAY. OOTOBEK 8, 1908.
u SICILIAN GUILTY Verdict of Murder in Second De gree Returned after Soven Hours' Deliberation. HE KILLED ITALIAN IN JULY Crime followed Pcrpctrntlon of J'rnetlcnl .Inkr Trlnl nf Ills Al leged ccompllcc 1 nt Once llrBiin In II 11 1 1n ml County Court. Rutland. Oct. 1. Vlto Tiirclnnna, u S cl' inn laborer, was found iriillty in county court hero this nflcrnnnn of murder in the second degree In Hav ing; killed Aicatllo Snntnrn. an Ita lian, lu,l July during tin potpotrnlbui of n prn' tl al Joke. Tho jury was nut seven hours. Turclanna in 27 years old nml unmarried. Tlir trial of Vlneenze lilola. the al leged roinpaiilnn in th.' crime- of Tur- Innnn was i nmnioiifoil tn-dav. lie is indicted for murder In the IlrM degree. This Is the tnuider case In which the Rev. I'ranccFco Ciooclta la under ar rest as an accomplice. H. HARRIMAN ELECTED AN HONORARY MEMBER. Ken- Vork Klnnncler Voted In li.v Ver mont Mnrgnn Ilorne Itreeders Ai nix'lll t Ion ( lit Oltleeri Ite-cl.-etcd. Mlddleh ury Oct. 1. The Vermont Morgan Horse Hreedors' association held its annual meeting at Bread Loaf Inn to-day. In the absence of the president the meet ins was called to order b' Vice-President 11. T. fiats, of Orwell. The question of registering horses undi r nile 2, wan dis cussed it length. It was voted that rub be amended so ns t i require one sixteenth of the blood of the nr.sinal Morgan horse for tl e regiMr.v in of stallions that di not tm.e In (Urect male line to Just n Morgan. T'-ls was the only Unit gc i,.ale In thr rules of reglstcra ,lon. li was voted that H. II. llnrriman and ( f Stoilmnn of New Vork city be made honorniy memliers of the as sociation The old board of officials was r." c!e. ted for the ensuing year Is follews President. J. W. Stewart of .Mlddle burv vice-president, II. I., futts of Orwell, scrotniy, J. K. Hoyce of Mld dleburv, treasurer, C. V. 1'lnney of Miibllebury. The I'nited States government was epre sii.ted by the Hon. Casslus Pock if Hut Unuton. VERDICT OF $65 FOR OWNER OF DOG KILLED. Animal linn Separator and Wns Val ued nt $1011 WiiohliiKton fmnitv Sheriff lliu.v ItiMindlnwr I'p Indli'lcd People. Mon'p' fir r. Oil. 1. -The ease i,f S. It. Mcljvnd for alleged a dog was argued lonrt and the case Kennedy vs. v. n. damages fur yesterday in went to thi kill In t; i nuiitv Jury late In the afternoon. ll verrll for the plaintiff to recover id aid tests being rendered. I ho dog was of the St Iti rnard breed and was ueil by thf plaintiff In separating cream The nl.illiUff testified that the value of the animal was 310". Shenff I'rank II. Tiaey and seeral deputies have been busy to-day In ar resting and bringing In persons who were Indicted by the grand Jury thrittrcported vesterday Chailes l'elkey of Ilarre city was Indicted for grand larceny Tils bill was fixed at SAW which he hopes to raise Daniel (!lbbon of liarre c.ty was Indicted for statutory rape. He was un able to furnish Jl.fio ball and was re manded to Jail. Itudolph I'altz and Mrs. Ttudolph Paltz nf liarre wete Indicted for felling and keeping, Their bail In the nim of to") each was furnished and they were released fiom custody. Theresa Cononlca and Mrs. I,. Iler Inl of Harre were bronchi In this aft ernoon under Indictment for keeping nnd selling lntolinting llimor They furnished bail In the sum of J'iflO each. PINKKIITON MAN GOT HVl I I'N 'I". Hvidoii' o to bring before the grand Jury in srvernl of these cases was ob tained by a I'lnkerton detective who was employed by State's Attorney Gates and who has been working for two weeks In this city and llarro In the gulce of a picture frame agent. John MeClellan. who was held In county jail on a charge of grand lar ceny was not Indicted mid Judge Tay lor to-day unlet ed his release. Angelo Stane, who was belt in Jnll for an ns ean.t with Intent to kill, and Mr. and Mr" ,m, ri. berg of liarre, who were committed to Jail on 1 1 1 1 1 o r cases are ell under Indictment for the offeni stated nnd iiiplases have been served on them In the county Jnll. It m alleged that Martin Win eler of Calais, who a few weeks ago created potim excitement by an alleged attempt at suicide, and who Is now under indict ment for selling, lias dliappeareil. Dur ing the picsciit term of court lie has been before Judgo Taylor and ordered to nay alimony to his wife In a divorce case now pending. Charles Hall and A. I... I'ortler ot Granltevllle, I lent y Andrews and Joseph Santibnn of Harm city were brought In this evening under Indictment for fur nishlnc Hall In ench case was fixed nt JWO. Fortler nnd Santiban furnished ball The other two went to Jail. HMANSHr BY MAIL Better penmanship means a better position, F. W, Martin, Engrosser for Harvard I'nlverslty, gives pen written Copies, 1 lesson each week for months, 410. School Join mil and Introductory lesson Free. Im dole 2c stamp. The Murllii Heliuul, 1(10 lloyliton SI., Ponton, Mnax. h&ic mw 1 The PIMs That Cnre Sciatica Tliat sciatic rheumatism ran bo cured by the urn of Dr Williams Piuk Pills is evidenced bv the rawo of Mrs. Stewart McKwan, of 'Fort Hunter, Pa. Sho says : "For fivo mouths I wag under a doc tor's care, suffering from what lie term ed chronic sciatic rheumatism. Tho dipea'-o Rottled in my hips nnd knees and I suffered intonso dnrtinp pciltis. So se vere was the pain nt times that I would have to cry out, nttd sometimes Iwm perfectly helpless. My limbs were to sore that I ven tumble to bear tho woight of the bed clothes over me. I was ex tremely nervous, had no color, and did not seem to havo much blood. I had no appetito find food caused mo great (lis -tress. I was eonstipateel nttd Buffered constantly from a dull throbbing head ache. "I had no strength nnd was reduced in flcih until I wa,i a more skeleton. Ak tho doctor could not help me, I de cidod to try Or. Williams' Pink Pills, which wore recommended by an aunt, After usiug the pills a short, time I noticed a decided change for the better, and I kept on with them until tho rhen tuatism left mo entirely." Dr. Williams' FILLS 50c box 6 (j j-t. at all vlriif jiti or from Dr. Williams Mcdl ine Co , Schenectady, N. Y. CLOSES RECORD SEASON. Ibiulnox House Mas Rntcrtnlnrrt 1,1(11 iitiiinobtlr Pnrllrs. Man licster net 1 The Kninnx Hou'-'e this uiotn.n;; i b.sed the most suc cessful season in it Til veals history as a uniniiT lesnit lmtel Hver since June 'ft when the Automobile flub of Amerl-a stopped over night while establishing the Ideal tour," the house has enjoyed a Kood patuinaRo InniiiK nearly all of AiiruM the hotel wah tilled to Its capac ity of between and :M0. while Septem ber has beep an unusually pood month. Thirteen automobile parties arrived yes terday, several from (liens Kills. N. i.. ind other narliy points for the last op portunity to Ktt lunch at the I.quinox, which is celebrated for its cuisine. Thirty-five persons spent last night at the. hotel. Ity far the largest part of tho nnivals this season have been automobllists. A total of 1,101 parties arrived by motor, while last season there were only .'iirj parties who tame In automobile-!. This l.oi o mark was reached September l.'i and mire that time, In spite of unfnvmab'e touring conditions on account of duse and smoke, an avoraso of over 10 parties have ai rived daily. Kdward C. Orvls, manager of the K'inl. nox House, will leave early In the w'eelc for Montpelier to servo as senator from the north end ot riennington county. SOCIALISTS CLAIM A PLACE ON THE TICKET. Montpelier, Oct. 2 Deputy Pei retnry of State II. K. Slnyton was in Bane last evening advising some of the prominent socialists there that M-mur-1-o.v is the last day the several political parties In the State have to llle lists of presidential electois, anil that if t'ley want a ticket in the Held In November they should at once communicate with the nMornev-general, who alone tins au thority to instruct the secretary of state to tile such a ticket undt r cir cumstances that now exist. At tne September election the soiiallsts of the Statn polled ,"17 votes, less than one per cent, of the totnl vote of fil.a.TO cast nnd when application was made at the office of the secretary of state for permission to file a ticket, It was re fused on this ground and the applicants were referred to Attorney-General Fltts. The Republican, Detnoctatle and Inde pendence parties filed their tickets for presidential electors several das ago. The socialists clnlni a right to a place on the ticket on the ground that the nomination papers they (lied for the September election nte binding for a piesiilentl.il election. If the uttoruey gtncral so rulrs they will have i, place on the ticket, otherwise they w,u not. PLAN MASONIC TEMPLE. Hope of (lie Order In nelbivvn Kn 920,(100 .S'ecdiMl. Hollows Falls, Oct. 2. The dreams nnd Hopes en local .viasons inr inu yerir seem nbout to bo realized in ,i Mrisonle Temple. The pluns cull fin u cumino illous lodge anil club houi-e, Hi. p'ir, base and remodeling of the Wvinan Flint house on Westminster street adioliung the library lot and a total expenditure of J20.00". A stock company will be or ganized and as the Masons allllated with the local bodies number .ICS it is thought the plans will go through with a whoop, Doan's Regulets cure constipation, tone tho stomach, stimulate the liver, promote digestion and appetlt.i and easy passages nf the bowels. Ask your elrugglst for them. 25 cents a box. A LEPER CURED. Cultures of thr Leprosy nnrlllim Used to Combat the Disease, Wellington. New Zealand, Oct, 2 A Maori patient has been discharged from tho leper station with a clean bill of health, after stay of eleven months. The chief health officer, Dr Ma son declares that the pullcnt was cured by injections of cultures of the leprosy bacillus. This treatment Is the discovery of Prof, Deycke Passa. director nf the Imperial medical school of Constantinople, and Jteschad Hey, senior physician of the same Institu tion. Dr Mason says that other pa tients treated by this (tho Nastln) system have shown trrent Improve- Tl ACCEPT A LIFE SENTENCE Rutland Italians Plead Guilty to Murder in the Second Degree. FOUR ARE THUS CONVICTED A Jinny Morr AllcKed Accomplices Itriunln to lie Tried for die Kill ing of .'nntiirn I'lttx Snllnflril with I'len of (ilnln Who So OcnpcM Trlnl, Hutland, Oct. V. Two Italians pleaded KUllty to murder In the seeond decree In Uutland county court to-day, making four prisoners who will pi to Windsor for life ns result of tho September term of court. A Jury was empaneled late yctcrday to try the case of Vlncenzn Glnlii for tho murder of Accarlto Santoro in this cltv last July but In view of the fact that a Jury last night returned a verdict of minder In the second deuree In the case of Vlto Turclanna, (lloli's companion In the crime, Attorney-Gen eral C ('. l'ltls decided to accept the plea of second degree In fSlnln's case. Tour alleged accomplices yet remained to be tried In thli ense. Andree Kusro of West Rutland, who killed Antonio Tineo of the mnie town with a pocket knife dutlng a light on May 31, IP"', also plended guilty to inur der In the second degtee. Jintli (llola and Kiisco were sentenced by Judge Seneca Hnselton to State's prison nt Windsor for the remainder of their lives e.t hard labor. JUDGE POWERS RESIGNS. (ienernl Counsel tf Itiitlnnd llontl .Mny He Succeeded by V. II. C. Mlckney. Tin I In ml. Oct. .'. Judge II. Henry Powers of Morrlsvllle ,ius resigned as general i ounsel of the Hutland mil road after five years' service, the res ignation to become effective November 1. The tcslgnatlon was announced following n confernce bore this after noon of Albert 11. Harris, general ninsel for the New Vork Central sMvm east of Huffalo. General Man ager George T. Jorvls of the Hutland railroad and Perclval W. Clement, one of the directors. There is an uncon firmed rumor that William H. C. Stlck my of Hethel. a lawyer of wide ac nuninlancc in Vermont, will be Judge Powcrs's successor. Judge Powers was admitted to the bar in Lamoille county In 1S"S and has represented Vermont in Congress, has been in both branches nf the Leg islature nnd has sat on the supremo court bench. The report has been in circulation here that he is about to retire from active practice. When asked about the matter to-day, he re plied: "I have not decided." TAFT SPRINGS SURPRISE. niirllnottnii tnrnty Petitions for n cu l)lorce Trlnl. St. Albans, Oct li. A surprise has been sprung In le?al circles by the action of Hussell S. Tuft, a Hurllngton attorney. In bringing a petition for a new trial In the divorce case, of Winona L. Taft vs. Hussell S. Tn ft. The petition Is return able .it ihe January, 1500, term of the su premo court on the grounds of alleged newly discovered evidence. Mrs, Tuft was granted a divorce Oc tober 1C, irvtfi, on the ground of adultery and wai granted alimony and the cus. tndv of her minor child. The case went the supreme court on exceptions, at the January term 1M7, where the limb ings of the lower court were sustained Taft Ignored the orders or thw t ourt as to the payment of alimony nnd contempt proceedings were brought by Mrs. Taft, isklng that he be confined in close Jail unlesfi the orders worn iomptle.1 with. The caso again went to the suprem court In Januury, 19, but Tnft did not appear there to prosecute his exceptions nnd the Judgment of the lower court was again affirmed. At the March term of Franklin county court, n mittimus wis issued anil Taft wns arrested and con fined for several weeks in Chittenden county Jail until released by paying the alimony order of the court. NEGLIGENCE CASE ON. Crlnnled Ilnrre Man C'lnlms Ilerrlrk Mnst Wax Improperly Fnslened. Montpelier, Oct 2. The negligence case nf David Frnscr of Harre vs. A. f Hlnnchiird of this city nnd Patrick Crnvvlev nf Harm It now on trial in Washington county court. In June, YM the plaintiff was injured on the quarry of the defendants in Harre by a derrick most falling on him, In coneipience of which he has lost the use of his left arm The claim Is made that the bnse of the mast wnt not properly fastened and snnnorted. J. W. Gorden for plaintiff, It A. Hoar for defendant. The jurors not on this panel have been exeuped until next Wednesday afternoon and on the completion of tho trial of tho case now on, court will tnite n recess until Hint time. Most nf tint attorneys deslro to attend the opening of supreme court and tho annual meeting nf the Ver mont Har association next Tuesday. Odell Clark. Orrln Gllbeit and John Scamnlnl. all of Hnrro were brought In tn-il.iy under indictment for selling nnd keeping. They nil furnished J50O ball nnd were released. John Norton of Fayston, undrr Indict ment for rape, nnd Arthur Pratt of Waltsfield for relllng weie arrested thin nfternoon by Deputy Sheriff Iawsoii nnd lodged In Jail tills evening. They will be arranged to-morrow morning to have ball fixed, DRY WAVE HITS REVENUE. Oovrraiuent flrcelpt Foil Off Mi Mil lion nollara In Two Months. Washington, Oct. i,-The nhl for pro hlbltlon Is making a marked Impression on the Internal revenue receipts. The receipts from spirits In July nnd August amounted to 110,704.002. a decrease of $4,0.15,640 ns compared with the same petlnd Inst year. ReeelpU. i-yn luxes on fermented lleiiors, beer, nler porter and other malt beverngos amounted to $12, 317,174, a derrenfe of $l,S22,Mn. Tobacco receipts for the two months amounted to $1,77ti,27C, n decrease of $203,- VALLEY PAIR IB ENDED. AHenilnnre nf Vfl.iien for Ihe Three llnys tlnces Tnmr. lirattlelinro, Oct. 1 The Valtey fair closed this evening with n record break ing crowd of about 21,000 to lis credit for the three days. AH the tares this nfternoon wete of the nne, two, three order nnd devoid of excitement except in two or three heals. In Iho llrst heat of thr free-for-all, Starr Hnl stepped n terrific clip, going to the llrst quarter In record time nnd holding the lend un til well Into the second half. Ho was passed In the stretch, however, by both Mnrdell and Island Wilkes, Jr., the lat ter sweeping nrmind the turn like a Hash and nosing ahead In th last 50 yards. The stimmatles: KHMn-FOH-ALL, PPHSi: ?. Island Wilkes, Jr., b, p., Newport .Stock Farm 1 1 1 Mnrdell, eh. g., W. G. Hennett, Somcrvllle, Mass 2 2 2 Starr Hal, h. g., F. 1 Chlckcflng, Kecne, N, H 3 3 I Kllr.nbeth S., g. iri., r. w. Pierce. Dnnvers, Mass .....4 I .1 rime. 2:1.V;; 2:27',4i 2:lS'i. 2:r. STAKK, TROT,' PtTRSH JSoA. nirehlcaf, b. !?.. W. B. Horry, Concord, N. II 1 1 I Haron Wedgewood, r. g., H. A. I In nil nc, Hnrtnn 2 2 2 Hllas J. br. s. Smith nnd Lothrop, Sherhrookc, P. Q 3 3 3 Time. 2:21i: 2:22V 2:22'i. 2:20 PACK, 2:;:i TROT, PL'ItSB $200. I.eonaid Gllllg, 1'. L. Chlckerltig, Kecne, N. H 1 1 1 Hilly Mack. eh. g., K. N. Carr. St. Johnsbuiy 1 2 2 IVerleps'Mnitl, blk. m W. 11. Shel ley, Hussell, Mass 3 4 3 Jewel, b. m P. I). Whltcnmb, Spiltiglleld, Mass 4 3 4 Time, 2:25V. 2:M'. 2:2S. HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING OCTOBER 20. Mnntpellfr. Oil. 2. The annual meeting of the .Vermont Historical so clety will be held in its looms at the State House Tuesday afternoon, Octo ber 20. nt two o'clock. The date nnd order of exercises for the public anni versary have not yet been Ilxed but will lie duly announced. It Is proposed make the anniversary exercises this year u Clianiplaln tercentenary nicot ing, and It Is expected an address will he delivered on that occasion by the Hon. Henry W. Hill of New Vork. Kx- lov. W. W. Stlekney of Ludlow Is tho president of the socletj. SMASHED BUFFET CAR. I'lelgbt Struck llrnr of ( lip New ling- ' land Stnlci Limited. Randolph. Oit. 2 A rear end collision occuried at ICast Granville about one o'clock this afternoon on the Central Vermont railway. The New Kngland States limited, southbound, known ns No. 2 was standing on the siding when southbound freight struck the buffet enr at toe end or the train. 1 lie car wns so damaged that it had to tie set aside and traffic was delayed for an hour. The enuse of the accident is un known. No one is reported injured. BURGLARY AT SHELDON. Vv (itches nnd .levvrlrv nne! Trousers All the Itolibers V.'nntril. Sh"ldon, Orl 2,-r-lt was discovered this morning that t i store ot W. C. Marsh was broken Into last night nnd goods amountln.g to about ?200 taken. ICntrauce was made by breaking a plate' glass window and the show case robbed of watches, "hlilns, rings and Jewelry. A pile of trousers wns pawed over and the plunder lugged off in a peanut sack. The work was evidently that "f amateurs. No at tempt was made to disturb the safe which stood locked In the office. INCORPORATE AT CAPITAL. Sctr Companies nlth ( npKnl ABKrr- Klttlng SI.'.C.OO File- Articles. Montpelier. Oct 2 -Tlr following new companies to-day (lied articles of In corporation in the Mllce of tho secretary etf state: Th" Groton Telephone company, with a capital stock of J 1 0. f organized for the purporo of mamtalnlnir telephone liner 111 the town of Gt'.tnii, Hradford, Topshnni, H.itne' Corinth, Newbury, Peacham and Ryegate. The Hrlglltslde I'ufnding Green Roof, lug Slate company of Pnultney; capital, I..t"'. The Wlnestnck Munufn tnrlng company of PirHnsvllle. f u- mane'aetui lug spark plugs, etc.: capital stork $10.0 The Maple Tiee Sugar .mpany of Ver mont, with headquarter" nt Rutland; capital stock. in. The Columbian Gas company of Wind sor: capital stock. Jio.wi The 1'orfee.t Cm '-.i- cottumny of North Springfield, and I , W.iterbtiry Cemetery association also (lle.i to-d.O' the necessaiy papers enabling them to Jo business. REFUSES NOMINATION. .fitelKC lllnghnm Will nt He llcinn crntle Cnntlltlntr In N"'i llmnpslilre, Manchester N If, Oct. 2. Judge George H. Hlngliam of the New Hamp shire supreme court, te-dny declined to accept the democratic nomination for governor. He was entllled of bis nomination by a cnnimLiee headed by .Ins. T. Amey of Laii"a"tcr and short ly after announced fair lie would be unable to nciept the puininatloii. CITY A VAST GRAVE. Iliinilrpd Corpse '1'iiV.en from Mini si et Our Spnl in iijileriibml. Ilotnbny. Oct. ; a coi .;ondcnt of i local newspaper who bus n.iclieil Hvde rabad, the capital of the Heeded district, describes the city as a v it grave. Tho streets and bazaar havo transform ed into n Kiewsiune num- of stone and mud and decompoiil Mc it Is Impos slble accuriitelv to estimate til" death toll the correspondent dotl.ne. but some natives nut it ns hlcb ns M'"1 Klx bun dled corpses weie taken out t the mud nt one spot yesterday. F.inei il pyres an burning day and night. The estimated at 200.0jii,fV) rupee'' damage Is 800 MEN THROWN OUT WORK Can Esploslon rnu.rri f.VIO.OOO Dam ogre In Plate (71n Plant, rittfbiirsr. Oct. t An explosion of ens at the nlsnt n the Pittsburg Pinto Glass oompanv's works No, 2 nt Torentuma. a suburb lo-dav'. re suited In n loss by fire of K'OMOO and threw K00 nun em .e empiuymem Hnlf of the plant Ih In ruins ami Ihe flumps were, imlv ,.i,..i...,l by a Israel steel building hut recently erected by tUm onini)iilill k MOST INDUSTRIES STILL HESITATE Retail Buying on a Normal Scale in Many Sections of the Country. CAUTIOUS ABOUT FUTURE Denlcrs liny Only to Fill Present He innui! Mruc turn! 'ork Ilelnrd until nftrr Klecllnn (inn Im provement MiovTn In Septem ber Itnllrnml learning. New York, Oct. 2. It. G. Dim & Co.'s weekly review of trade to-morrow will say: Seasonable weather stimulated retail tricle materially, and the better dlstri biitlini to consumers luought a larger movement In wholesale ard Jobbing de pni Intents, but In most leading Indus tries there Is still hesitation. Low stocks ot ineichanills.e necessitate urgency on lepleiilshment when dealers tlnd tetall hu Ing on a normal scale, as Is the case In many sections of the country, but piep. trillions 'or distant requirements prn ceed cautiously, althotigli expiessions of confidence are heard on all sides. On the whole there Is improvement In mer cantile collections, yet In many lines, j especially at the Last, Inegtilnrlty Is noted. Structural work under consldera- tlnn will take a large tonnage elf steel and much lumber when contracts are placed but theie Is a disposition to defer actual building until after election. Many factories have further Increased the number of hands at wnrk. and the last fortnightly report showed a decrease of M,t in idle freight cars leaving onlv 17S.i0 against tia.ooi nt the worst point ' five months ago. Railway earnings for i September were only S.7 per cent. les than in the same month last eur, a noteworthy Improvement over the past five months. Lnse in the money market ronfnt'is. Commercial failures this week I, the 1'nited States are 213 against 271 lust week. 'M the preceding week and M! the eorrepondln:; week last year. Failures ill Canada number 2! against 31 Inst week, 2fi the preceding week and 31 Inst ".ear. 'COOLER WEATHER. HELPS. Improvement In lletnll nnd Jobhliw Trnile Hciiiirlcd. New Vork, Oct. 2-Rradstreel's state of trade to-morrow will say: Cooler weather Is the main spring of the moderate Impiovement in letall and jobbing trade reported at most cities this week, pall retail trade in heavy drv gcils clothing and other wearing ap parel lias enlarged, nnd the movement of crops, notably wheat and cotton, tn mar ket has helped collections, which lire more nearly mutual than for more than n year past. Additionally helpful fea tures have been tho numerous fairs and festivals which have enlarged distribu tion locally nt manv points While thorn are iipeitts of holding of crops, notably at the South where prices ate much lower than a yiar ago the crop move ment is liberal as a whole, vlrlble sup plies of grain are rapidly Increasing ow ing to unprecedented receipts and ev pnrts ttatle In this line Is expanding heavily. Reports from the late on ps are good as n whole. Huslness failures for tho week ending October 1 number 2J.1 against Inst week, 177 In the like week of 1P07, PEARY FULL OF HOPE. nxprrl tn Mnke Ilnsh for the Pule la IXiruar;. St- Johns, N. P., Oct. 1. -Having safely transferred a large supply of stores to the Peary Arctic steamer Roosevelt at Etah, West Greenland, the auxiliary steamer Erik arrived back In this port to-day. Captain Harllett of the Erik de clared Peary's prospect of reaching the pole was never better. The Roosevelt left Etah August is, bound north. It tho explorer's hope either to enter tho polar sen or reach a point from which h can easily 5et to Capo Columbia, whence he Intends in Februnry noxt to muke a dash across the Ice tloe towards the pole. Hnrtlett states the Roosevelt wns In excellent trim and the new all well. The ice conditions are favorable lid avervthhiK Drnmljed success. UNIVERSALISTS END THEIR CONVENTION. ( rente Ministers' Relief Fuud niccl Prlu. (). K. IlnlllMcr President llntlorsc Ills Mnnel lit Goddnril llect .Vi'il nt nellovvs Fulls, St. Albans. O' t. 1. -Tlie TT.th annual convention of the fnlversallst Church nf Vermont and the Province of Que bec wns closed here to-day and passed Into history ns ono of the most pro gressive and successful r.f all. Officers for tho coming year were elected as follows. President. O. I. Holllster of Harre; vice-president, the Rev. F. L. Lenvltt of Hollows Falls: sectetary. the Rev. '1 homes Strnttnn nf Rutland; trensurer, W. II. Gladding of Randolph: trustees. Joel Rlackmer of Stockbrldge. Seidell C. Greene e.f St. Albans Dr. W. R Rowland of Lest Cor inth; rommltteo of fellowship, the Rev. George F. Fortler ot St. Albans, the Rev. Otto S. Raspe of Morrlsvllle, C. H. Waterman nf Cuester, A. G. Fay of Harre nnd the Rev. F. A. Kimball of Richmond. It was voted to hold the next annual convention nt Hollows Falls during lh first full week nf September and the Rev. Thomas Stratton of Rutland was selected as the preacher of the occas ional sermon. Ono of the important acts of the con vention was the establishment of a Ministers' relief fund "to bear the name of the person who llrst contributes thereto one thniMiind dollars or more and tn be regularly increased by an an nual collection to be taken in each I'ni veisallst Church in the territory des iTlljed, ami by such gifts hs Individuals may be moved to make to the fund, the Income of said fund to be appropriated under direction of tho executive board nf tho convention to the relief of such ministers or their widows or families t.s In the Judgment of the board are un drr the necessity of depending on other means than their own for support " Resolutions of commendation of tho work of the Rev. Walter Iole of North field nt Tarpon Springs, Fla , and ex pressing sympathy for the loss of his churcn there, were passed. Tiibutes ot respect were also tinted to the memory of the late Rev. Dr. Q. II. Shlnn, the southern missionary, and Mis Joel Hlnckner of Stockbtldge. The usual vote of thanks to local Institutions that as sisted In the work of the convention ... 1 .I,.-. rMnn.Inn . e rtl I . I n M a "U I'..-.--., ono in- i. were adopted: "Resolved. That we thoroughly np- prove he nctlon of Pnn ( . K Hollla- ter principal of Gnd, ard .-emlnary in defending and upholding the charncter nf the .school .ignlnst all attacks nnd thnt wo nndorsf! thr nrosent mniiaee- nioiU of the seminary, "Reolved, That we rejoice In the I regressive battle ngalnst th" liquor habit and believe the greatest and most efficient work for the cause Is in the educational and moral training of the individual." With the preaching of the occasional sermon by the Rev. 1. W. McLaughlin of Lvndonvllle and the communion ser vice by tile local pastoi. the Rev. George K. Kortler, the convention formilly ended nt noon. HAZING IS "UNLOVELY." President of llryn Mnvvr College Lec tures nfter freshmen Mnil Hot Ten I'oiircel llnno Their Tlironts. Philadelphia. Oct. 1 If the warning of Miss M Gary Thomas president of Hryn Mawr College, Is heeded, MKs Helen inn, iiaugmer oi tne ri'p'"ic..n io"- dcnti.1l candidate, who Is a fieshman In the college, probably will escape Inning along with the other freshmen. In her luldress to the sludenls yesterdav Mls.e Thomas declared liiijitinr to be unlovely. uuseuerous, childish and vulgar. "ThH survivai oi sav.i'icry oukiu io .-...ii.,.- ed out of men's college." she said. "It is really n social crime for women stu dents, without any such stupid tradi tions behind thoni, to Introduce even faintly such childish hor-eplny." Miss Thomas's speech on hazing may have been caused by tne icpoii innt when the breakfast gong sounueei sopno. mores seized the freshmen In the dor- niltory dining hall, compelled them to sit upon the floor, tailor-fashion, sing "Home Sweet Home," In unison, feed each other with tiny teaspoons while blindfolded and sip water poured out of the mouths of the bronze teanots. The c.scrcises, tne freshmen say, initiation. were a "meat delightful" MORE TENEMENT VICTIMS. rive llurned to Death nne Scternl In jured Hnrly This Mornln, New York, Oct. 5-Flvo persons am believed to hnvo been burned to death and several Injured, one fatally In a lire In crowded tenement house on Mulberry street early this moruliiR Sev. t-i ul tenants Jumped from windows, and lire escapes when flames cut off their leltcat. VAHEY NAMED TO EIGHT DRAPER Massachusetts Democrats Did Not Heed Labor's Request to Nominate Brown. HARMONY IN CONVENTION Ilrovvn Withdraws Ills Cnndldney nftei Informal Ilnlbtt Phoned Sentiment In Fitvor of Vubey- Full Mnte Ticket nnd Presidential electors Nominated. P.oston, Oct. 1. With scarcely a jar in the harmony of Its proceedings the dem ocratic convention to-day nominated a State ticket for the November eld tion. i li'in pi iiresldentl.il electors nnd adapt ed a Pet of resolutions, the mam pi . lik -t of which advocated tariff, labor an 1 Stat" administration reforms. The Statu ticket follows: Governor Jnmes TL Vahey of Witer town. Lieutenant-governor Charles J. Itart-n of Meliose. Secretary of sUte James F. Aylwird of Cambridge. Treasurer and receiver-general Erwm 11. Kennedy of Pittslleld. Auditor Simeon Viger of Lawrence Attorney-general John A. Thayer of Worcester. The presidential electors at larce e -n-sen were Richard Olney of Host in and James K. Cotter of llxle Park. Congressman Andrew J. Peters of Res ton was chosen permanent chairman Peters was received with enthusiasm and gave an address. Peters's remarks were. shortened considerably by his Ir.abllitv ,fj ,onB on ,js Thp m he ronv,nton ri.n ,ia( ,,,.,, M Mon nn p of fm nP(, ..,, . , hnnlf:il nt , ,.,nci r. . . . the convention, The platform was read by John Golden, chairman of the crm mlttee on resolutions. The platform was adopted without a dissenting voice. "The net business," said Cha rman Pe ters. "Is the presentations of names for candidate for governor'' Jesse O. Ivy of Newton, presented the name nf State Senator James H. Vahey of Wat"rtown When Ivy finished his nominating speech Thomas H. Nolan of S nr.erv die. rose to present the name of K Jerry Rrown of Hrockton. He disclaimed nnv Intention of bringing nny dlrennl rti the convention and said all the delecntes should be prepared to support tho nomi ne of the convention. Nolan read the resolutions adopted at a recent meeting of the Sinte Rtnnch of American Krd oration of Labor asking the democratic convention to consider Rrown as do Mrongcst candidate to defeat Kbei S. Draper, who will be the republican leid er of the State ticket nnd who It vv.u cinimeii ny isnnr men, was nne nf r e c,in,; opponents of orgnnl7eil !nhnr. ,.,, ,,, conclusion of tin. se md lmr Hp,.,.,.!,,,,, )r, ("oughlln nf Pa l mvo,. offered a motion that nn m- form tiullot bo taken to test sent- ,,,, wilu refereuce to the nomlnatioii f,. Kl)Vernor. Tho motion was . ar- ,.,o, The name llrst voted on was thnt of Vahey. It seemed ns If a good majority of the delegates stood in favor of the Watertown man. Rrown came forward rapldlv and mounted the platform He spoke sev- ,.fn n,ntlt,.s referring to Ills undl twn ,,u.v for lieutenant-governor years uqo and declaring that evtrv effort should be made to gain the labor V0, Rrown then withdrew his can- ,n,iaey and suggested that Vahey ha unanimously nominated. On motion ,,f Dr. Cotighltn. Vahey was nominated ny acclamation. CHALLENGE TO MOOTE. The Australian Woodrhnppcr Want te Meet lllm In Doston. Hoston. Oct. 4 Edward Moote ot Weathersfield, VI., the champion vvnofl chopper of A'ermont. who recently clinched his title bv cuttlnr Ave cords J of wood in one day and splitting and piling: It, has been challenged by tho Australian wondchoppers, who are to come to Jtosten during thu vwck of October 12 under tho management of Wllllaitt Morris, Inc. at the Orphetitn j theatre , , l