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JUSTICE BREWER DIB S Eminent Jurist Suffered Stroke of Apoplexy and Passed Away in a Moment. MOST DEMOCRATIC OF JUDGES Nc:;t to Oldest on U. S. Supreme Bench Big Trust Oases May Now Have to Re argued. Washington, March JS. David Joslnh Jlrewer, associate Justice of thn Supreme Court of the United States, died to-night at 10. j) o'clock as the result of a stroke of iiTi"plrxy. His death followed within a minute or two, before tin could be carried to his bod. iho end came altogether ur.t'ipcetodlv. ."hough he had not lvcri feeling well t r "i past few day?, the ncd Jurist na. up rod out to-day, apparently In the 1ct of health nnd fnlrlt Ho was In fHj,. !" ko'xI spirits fit dinner and spent the crvrn'.ri.' In reading. S inrtiy after ten o'clock lie lellinl to Ji room and within few minutes Mrs. 1 rewrr heard n heavy fall and went to lrn atlgnto tho cnu.se. She found her 1. Mind prone upon the floor of the bath rooni He did not regain consciousness nnd died before a physician could reach tl e b-mse. J tlce Brewer ramo to the Supreme C' n fr,-im the feleral court In Kansas. 3ie iva- the second oldest member of the coi it, Jiutlcfl Harlan only being his rcir r. Ho wns regarded six tho most de moriatl'' of all the members of the court, most affable, approachable nnd accom modating. He wn' the ono man on the lien, h who bad proof cuples of his opin ions prepaied for the newspapers and this lie ,id consistently Another characterised of the mrist wns thnt he never took nnv of the time of the nurt or the public In announcing hi opinions lie would give in a few worrit his unrltisions and then hand down the proof sheets of hi opinion, nlwaxs com pletely arranged. kssf.nt.ahia' a wi:sti:uni:p.. 1 J stlie Hrewcr essentially was a wet. tern man nnd h', sympathies were alvni xxeio with the West. Ho dealt Inrgelv ' v.llli inllrond corporations ami Indeed I vlib corporations generally nnd he will be sreatly mlsj-cd on the momentous epics- Hons concerning the Standard Oil and 1 trSaeco cases now under oonsldf tation. In his earlier day's. Justice Hrewcr camped regularly In tlio I.ocky .Mountains nnd was fond of outdoor life. Ho was n mcmbtr of thn old Field family, being n nephew of tho lale Associate Justice SPphen J Held and Cyrut, W. Field. Justice Hn wrr's death mines a serious question as lo the action of the court re pat dirg the Standaid OH njid American Tob.iico eompany suits and It is not lm juo'.i de Unit the cases will have to bo re-argued, since there now remain but seven Justices to pnss upon them, Jns tu Moody not having sat during tho lire nient by reason of illnes, .I'stleo Hrewer was in almost constant demand ns a lecturer nnd after dinner speaker. Ho was an orator of unusual nbi'l'y with a picturesque personality, n ri b, rotund voice, and a command of Btrnng Kngllsh. WAS HOH.V IN ARIA MINOP,. Pitvld Joslah Hrewer was born In Smyrna, Asia Minor, June 3), 1KT7 the fcon of the. Rev, Joslah and Amelia Field lirewer. He waa brought to this country from BLAZING BRANCH SET FIRE TO BARN DANCE REVELERS With Single Door Nailed Up to Keep Crowd Out, Hundreds Met a Fearful Death While Flames Destroyed the Building. Mate-Szalkn, HnnRory, March 28 Mnr than 300 persons wero burned or trampled to death and 100 others were seriously inlured In a disaster In the vlllne of Oe .crlto last night public, ball was nnnouncod to bo held Fit the hotel of tho village, whero the conchl-ousi) had been fitted up as a ball room. It was a ftreat, barn-like struc ture, decorated with tlnder-dry pine branches left from a previous cntertaln Mi nt. to which -were added for thn occa sion other decoiatlons and Chinese lan terns Th festivity attracted plunwuro seekers from the wholo gurrounrtlnfj country, and th building waa so packed Junt before tho ba.ll heifan that the single floor which afforded entrance and exit van palled up to keep out Bcores who cliunoied outside. While the danclnK was In full swtnB, nine branch cauKht fire and fell to tho floor. It blazed furiously Ftnntly tho dresses of nnd almost ln soveral of tho women burst Into flames, which npreni with nstonUhlncr rapidity. A dreadful panic ensued, thn revelers losing their heads completely. Many of them, their garments ablaze, ruhcd to wards the barred exit, where a nurglng mass was jammed together. Women fell and were trampled underfoot. Those, tn front vainly endeavored to tear open tho door but crushed into helplessness i ilm nressure of thn crowd behind, the roarlmr. cracking flames mingling with the ahrlekH of the throng. Soon the roof crashed In, the blazing wreckage) falling upon the helplesH Ylrtlms, no that many of those who had lilthorto escaped tho flames wero Htruok down by beams or burled under tho debris. When Iho door finally was bioken open iomo fow escaped, but most of thoxo Collapsed before they got far. Inside Indispensable. Thero are snmo simplo remcdioa iudlsnenRatilo in every funilly. Auiout; these, tha experience ofi TfHra aasuros tut, bliould bo recorded Perry JJuria Painkiller. For both intornaluncl external application wo have found it of great valuo t eiDeciallv can we rocommaud it for colds. rlioumatua, or freiU vtouuds, Ohritiian Asia Minor In Hip nuttimn of IMS. HI mother, tho daughter ()f thn Hev. David Dudley rielil, nrcotnpiuilod licr hiishiind lo Turkey m n missionary In 1XS0. After 111' graduation from the, Albany (N. V.) law school, In isfifi, following studying law In tho olllro of his uncle, David Dudley Field, In New Vork, ho entered tho prnotlco of law In l.enen worth, Knits. There he, progressed rapid ly and was nmdn l'nltcd Slnles commis sioner of tho circuit court In 1MJ, Judgn of the probate and criminal courts of l,onveniorth county, 1863-61, and of tho tltst dlstllct of Kansas, 1M8-'!1; district attorney for !.on ventvnrth county, 1S69 7n, nnd Judge of the supreme conn of Kansas, 1R70-84, APPOtNTRD BY HARRISON. He wan appointed by President Arthur judge of the United Stntcs circuit court for the. eighth circuit In 1W, nnd served live years, and following this service Pre sident Harrison appointed him as as sociate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. lie took his seat on January 6, 1SH Justice llrr.wer married Louise Tt, don of Hurllngton, Vt., on October 3, ISfil, who died April ". 1ROT, On June fi, pioi, hn married nl Hurllngton, Vt., Kmma M. Mult of Washington, D. C, who survives him. Justice Rrewer. for many years, had had a summer home, which he called "Ulhcrty Hall," at Thompson's Point in Charlotte, and waa among the moHt democratic of the ninny campers nt that resort. He was a frequent visitor to Hnrllnmoii during hl sojourns at the point. Hit second wife, who was Miss Kmma M. liott, Is an mint of Mrs. J. 1,. Hull of this city. "AN' A HI H JHIXIK" SAVR TAUT. New York. March 2..- PrciddeiH Taft left for WashlnK'on In hlr. speelnl car over thn Pennsylvania railroad at 1J1:3CS n m. Just iin he war. rwlnKlm; aboard the train, tho news of Jtutlee Hrewer's death was conveyed to him. "He v.mx an able ludrre," sa'd the President brief ly as be departed llarcHrlck Mnti ttcmpJrd In Save Vnliiritile Pnjiers nnd llnd Nnrrotr ICsenpc Loss Tntnli ff 1 0,000. Hardwlck. March .'!' - Klie shortly after mldnlf.'ht destroyed the house and hams of R. J. Shtn tleti who lives about a mile from this vlltnc i n the ICast I l.iidwlek road, and the contents uf the btillillnsH were lost as well. Tho property lo-s is estimated at Jln.i"". with J.?,") insurance. In attiinptliiK P. --nve some valuahl impels-, Mr Shuitleff rninn near losint; his life nnd barely lumped from a window of his house In lime. Mr. Shurtleff was h dealer In wagons horses, and farm machinery. The lire wiped his prop.-it.v nut mtirelv. nut only In tho dwellinc hoiipe but a valuable slock, consisting of five burs, s, four colts, and one cow , lourteen wnaons, about Hf teen sleiphs. a lurce number of harnesses robes blankets, and a quantity of farm machinery whs consumed. In the house were two nged women, and Mrs. Shurtleff. who Is 111 of the xrip. Mr- S'huttlcff was taken out of the burn ing hulldlnR In hrr nlsht clothes, and lost her complete wardrobe, Ilecatise of the lime taken In remciviiiK the women. Mr. Shurtleff could not start to l cover his valuable papers before the lire was so tierie that lie had to abandon the attempt and barely not out with his own lite. The causo of the (Ire is unknown LISTERS LEARN DUTIES. Forty Attend Mcelln; fit Ural I leliorn Is Tom mm ltepi'cteiited, Hiattlehoro, Mar.'h :P. The first meet ing ..r lis kind eer held In Windham couiiU convened in Hrattlehorc to-day when w listers discussed mutter relative to the .nadrennlit appraisal of property, t'nrl P. Hopkins pieidei'. and ex-f'on-t-r .nu ri Klltrldqe Hasklns of Hrattle li.i'.i i.t. rlected ehnltnnn KlKhtccn ( .I- of L',1 towns were represented. State T.ir f 'nmmissloner J. K Cnsl.man of liin Huston was the principal speaker. the bulldlni; ware heaps of charred corpses, and screams and tcroans still Were audtblo from the smoking piles, A detachment of troops wan immediately ordered to the scene to clear thn wreck age and help huiy the dead. The official estlmnte as given to-night, states that 1o persons perlsh'd, but it Is believed that the total death roll will prove much larger than this as many poroni have not been acrounted for. Huclapest, March 2S. A late despatch received rrom Oekoerlto says that (ircord Injr to tho official estimates -iHi person-, were killed and 100 Injured In the fire. APPOINT COMMISSIONERS. I.leenxe DlNieiiHrri Prr.Uilcil for Tmii llillllind County Tiki on, Hutlnnil, March !!. I'nuntv Judge Prank M. Plumb') of Sherbmne and Horaco M. Hedfield of Hnbb.udtnn to-day apoliittil license commi-.sioiiera In two of tho Kiitland county towns voting yen this year, which had nn commlslonerH lni..ure they were dry Inst year. These to ns were Mount Tabor nnd llemum, M. Millard, Nelson N'lchols and J. ('. King being named In tho former and W. H. Hascomb, M. R. Wilcox and ,. I). lielden In the latter. In Wells, l.'alr Hn ven, fastleton and We.it Uutland Inst year s commissioners will lm appointed, the Judges cay, unless complaint should he received against them. Although Mount Tabor with ItH small population voted yes on March 1 the judges recently received a petition slimed by soma of the townspeople asking that no commission bo appointed. Judge Plumley nald lo-day that ho and hln a soclato cmifclderrd It their duty In unme a commission. CASHT'S VACATION. Casey's wlfn wan nt tho hospltnl, where she hud undergone n very serious operation a fow days befnie. Mis. Kelly called tu Inquire as lo Mrs. Cuney's condition. "In nhe retitlu' ciulellyV" Mrs. Kelly usttc d. "No but I am." said Casey National Monthly. T. I. TALKS TO HOSTILE EDITORS Egyptians Who Attacked Him Are Told of the Responsibil ity of the Press. COMPLIMENTS ALL AROUND General Impression of Roosevelt at Cairo Is That of a Wonder ful Man to Absorb Details. Cairo, March 27. The lloonevclts to riav attended the morning Jlnsler ser vices at' the Kngllsh fhtireh, which was crowded with wor-dilppers. Later thev gave n small private luncheon In Sbophcnrd's restaurant nnd afterward Mr. Itoosevelt reielved Infnrnuilly a deputation of t'opts nnd Mohamined ans and leading Hgyptlun JournsI'Ms. In lcw of the fact that xoernl or the newspaiier of the young Hgvpi party attacked Colonel lionsevelt on Tccnunt of bis speeches at Khartum, In which he oiupluirlxcd in. benefits of Hiltlsli rule lu Ihe ,oudan, Colonel Hoorevel t eiressed the wish to have n heart to heart talk with the native editors. Thin war urragneil for this nfternoon nnd was a picturesque- af fair. Some of Ihe llgyptlnns wire In nallve coti'ine. One dlgnllied Arab sheikh in robe- and turban pioved ex tremely voluble In lilt nallve tongue. fir. .Vlmr, editor of the Mokattnn. net ml ns translator and npokesmnn. Colonel Itoosevelt after listening at tentively to Ihe remarks of the na tives nihil ecd Ihe editors on the power of the responsibility of the press nud Ihe ii"i'esltv for using it to good ends. The interview "losed With mutual compliments. Sl'KMCH KA'HMil.Y AWAITHK. llvcrv on.- Is awaiting eagerly the speech of Colonel Itoosevelt at tho unlveisity lo-nion ow. To-night Colonel Itoosevelt .-..tended baniiiel given In his honor by Ihe sirdar, Sir Itelnald Wlngnte liming a conversation between an educated Kgyptlan and th correspondent of the Associated l'ress to-day, 'he llgypti.'in declareil that Colonel Woose vclt learned more about Assult American mission In two days than loid Ciomer hno learned In 2S years. This Is typical of the Improsslons the Egyptians have formed of Colonel Itooscneit's power to absorb details. The dliector of Shephenrd's Hotel In tends to place a brass tablet to mark tho spot where Colonel Itoosevelt stood In the garden of tho hotel yesterday nnd shook hands with some Vfi Americans. Colonel Itoosevelt hns Invited I'rince nnd Princess Hltel Frederick of llprinany lo take tea with him Tuesday. "NOT A LION 1)11) HIS Dl'TY." Col. Itoosevelt shook hands yesterday with upwards of 0 Americans, at a re ception In the gulden of Shephenrd's Hoi. I, many of whom were personal tic 'ju.ilntances of the ex-presldent, who ex pressed hlm'elf an feeling nearer home than for n year past. "Not a lion did tils dutv." was the de claration of the iix-preshlent as bo con cluded his Infonnnl remarks at the. re ception. The joke was not lost and caused a hearty laugh, In which the spca kei Joined. r temporal y platform had been eircted mil this was d rated wlih American flag and p.ilms. When Mr. Iloosevc.lt, dressed in conventlnli.il niornlnit clothes and wealing n puiiama hat. appeared he received a noisy ovation. The cheers were loMowed by the singing of -'My Coun try. 'Tin of Thee." Colonel Itoosevelt said be would not make a speech, but wished lo say that he was most glad at the opportunity to meet fellow countrymen, tie was giau, he said, to see America 111 the I'ast. Then he assured them that the linns in Atrlea had not accomplished the mission Joking ly Imposed upon them. I.PNCIIKS WITH KHKDIVi:. After a visit lo Al-Azhnr I'nlversliy. Colonel Itoosevelt had luncheon with the Khedive. In the Abdin palace. Then, ac companied Uv the director-general of nn- tlyultiCH In the department or pumic works, be spent some time In the mu seum f Arabat, In which hf showed the deepest Interest. In his visit to the Mosque AI-A.har, whl"h In IM'S was turned Into a univer sity, Colonel Hooseveli was accompanies by Mrs. Hooseelt, Nermlt nnd Ml" Kthel and a few others. American tour ists selred the opportunity In Inspect the moFojiie when tin Invited pa:t was le celved. At the "gate of the Uirbi-i s," the vis itors were detained until commodious ytllow-i nbii ed .-hues could be Heel oer theli boots as the bet of Inlniels ati' not permitted to deseci ate Mahometan mo. ipir floors- A thomugh Inspection of the mosque was miule. Colonel Itonyevelt be ing espclally Inlerested In the ancient carvlnxs. the copies of the Koran which had been the personal putperty of past khedlws and oilier celelnitb s. nnd the. wealth of curious objects lu the museum. T TINtl-rANH CALLS. Passing through the court, thry found comp.ll tmenls at either side filled with hundieils of unlives engaged in prayer, and In unlvetslly quarter n great nunvber of students studying the Koian. Among those wlio railed on Cnlonel Itoosevelt yesterday was W'u Tlng-f.ing, the Chliu se diplomat and ex-minister tn the Cnlted Htntes. A (limit r was given at the American agency Insi evening, at which the cx-Tresldenl received the diplomatic representatives of the nations nnd vailoiiH di.-itlngulsheil Ainei-iiaiis and foreigners. Mrs. Itoosevelt spent yesterday lu resting, while Miss Kthel and Kennlt did a large ainnunt of shopping. ENDS HER LIFE BY HANGING Sister I'lildx Lifeless Hod In lied CliiiMiber Ilnd At tempi ril sulelilr Once llefore,' Johnson, March 2D. Mis 'iignsla llalley, utted nlioul AO yearn, commuted suicide by hanging this uflernooii. Tim cniiHtt ot her acl Is unknown. MIhh llalley was u ill essmitker lived In Dm vlllago with a brother, Johlah Jialloy, und un unnuuiiuU als- -r. The sister wns out calling this uflernoon and npr,r, her return could not ilnd the dead woman. Aftor In qulrlnjr nt the houses of helKhbont without snccci-1 sho discovered tho dead body hntigltiir In he chamber. She had been dead about nn hour. The (Inllnys came lo this incp from Hyde Park nhout six years iiro and their domestic relations were of a most harmonious -diameter. Miss Au Kiista Tlalley Is understood to have attempted to take her own life sev eral years ngn nnd she probably com mitted her rush act to-dnv In a fit of temporary Insanity. A sister, Mrs. Smith Ilcbb, nlso lives here. TOWN CLOCK FOR ORLEANS. (lift Mnrto by Skinner A Trench, l.iim liemirn, to Their Home Town. Orleans, March S!.-PHInnnr l"'teneh, owners of nbout ,V..on acrii of timber land In Maine, have presentd a clock to this, their home town, to be placed In Ihe tower of Iho CnngregHtloM.il Church. The clock will be placed this week. MAKHLn COMPANY IIANK,ltt'f'T. Uutland, March SL An Involuntary lietltlon In bankruptcy hns been filed In the ofllco of Cleik V. S. 1'latt of the I'nlted States court against the Kly Marble company of Hast iv.rset. The ptl tlonlng ciedltors are Norcross-West Mn-. bl" coinrmnv of Dorset. Doriet Marhlo company and .1 M. flrlfflth "f Dnnhy. PMJi-rrwoon on citizknkhh. Orleans. March 20. r. fj. Fleetwood ad dressed the adult lllble class of the Methodist Church here this evening on "Clilreiiship." This class, which num bers 70 member1, Is the Inrct nrganlzs llon of the kind In Ihe Hi tie The audi ence was n large ore nnd followed the speaker cbviely. Mr. Fleetwood told a Fiee .'less man that he wss much en couraged hv the support cl en his cam paign thioiigh (he Ptnte. DANCKKOFS cr-osslNO Ml'ST (ID Newport, March a'.--The public service coumilsslo.i lias oirie'ed that the Hutland railroad lay oct connecting sections of highway In the town of Wallhigfoi d In Ihe abolition of a partieularlv dangeioin cruising just north of the passenger ta- t'ou at F.ast Walllngford. The work ! to be completed on or before December 15, lfiio. The hearing on this rase was he'd nt Kast Walllngford Fonrufu-j 2i. STATE Y. M. C. A. ANNUAL. Will It- ITld in lliiiitpcllcr prll 1,-,-tT Free Htitertiilnnient for Deleglilrs, Montpellcr, March 2!. Arrangements are practlcallv compli.ted for the Juth annual meeting of the Slate Voung Men's Christian .'soclatlon to be held In this city Friday, Saturday and .Sun day, April 1'., in mid 17. ltvron N Claris of Hurllngton. field secretary, has sent to almost every town In the Ktate a circular giving a list of the Important event In connection with this meeting Delegates will be entertained free while In the city If they send their names In advnnco before April 13 to I. K. c.llketson. secretary of the local association. If delegates prefer to go to a hotel, special rates will he pro vided. The banquet Friday opening night, will be evenlng, held In the Iho Pavilion bote dining room at eight o'clock and will be open nol onl tn delegates but to the business men of Montpellcr. Mason S. Stone will be toastinnster and among the speakers will bo Gov. George II. Prouty, o (lov. F. D. Proctor, the Hon Joseph A. De Poor. President .John M. Thomas of Mlddlebury. and Piesident C. 1 f. Spooner of Norwich l'niversity. sru'iDi-: df J. r.. moouk. Poiighkoep-le. N. V.. March 2s. - John II. Mooie. 27 years old. of Schenectady, N. V.. who came here ve-terday to visit relatives, committed suicide to-night by drinking nn ounce of carbolic acid No cause is given for the deed. Itching piles provoke profanity, hut prolanttv wont cure mun -oan s Ointment curci Itching, bleeding nr protruding plies after vears of surfer1- Ing At any drug store APPLE WAY WILL BE 31 MILES LONG Road from Spokane to Coeur d'Aleno, Idaho, Vill Cost S310.000. SjKikane, Wash.. March 29 -Mned with apple trees, set O feet apitt and alternated with Ptigllsli elms, and fountains for man and beast ns milestones-, will he thn "great apple way" a iw-font wide mni'ndamlr.ed Hioroughf re between Spokane and Coenr d'ASene. Idaho. T.l miles uiiou which construction work s lo begin within 'it dav- .1. A. Perry, secretary of the Spokane County Oooil Momls" assoelallon. which wl" dlicct opetallons, aiinoiiuces that ihe estlmnted tosl of the speedwav Is i.tl".'"0. or f pi.f a mile. I'lindi. lor Ihe bulMing of ihe load, tli" tlrsl of Its kind on the c.ulinent, will he obtained through an assessment plan, operating tdmllrir In a le v for municipal improvements. The goern"is and mem bers of the rcglKluiuii of U'aHhliigton and Idaho and the sunt" . i-ors of the nrlnus townships are lu fauir of Ihe highway and have promised lo take active prut In promoting Hk onierprlt e. Conliacls have been sl.iniil by the Spokane Canal conip.in, In fuinih water tor Irrigating the tiers ami supplying Ihe fountains for a period of live year without cost in the counties and Slates, and the proper! v holders along Ihe right-of-way have lindei lalcen lo can" for the tiees and assist in maintaining Ihe road way until It Is ink,. p over by the Suite. Tiee planting will beKn Mav I Seventeen miles nf t1(. mail hrlwecj Spokane and ihe Washington-Idaho Slain line will ho built hv Iho Spokane County Hood HoailM' iiHiuelAtliiu assisted by ctm- liierclnl nnd Improvement nrgnnU.illons In the valley. hiuP (he lemnlnlng H mil., between Spokane btiii-e and Coem d'Aleno, Is i tn i,v tli" chamber city. of commerce of the last immcd "The read tup., follr ,own, , , Spokane valley," s. ,f,rrV( ..anil " ' " w"l '", ne of the mom I inn picturesque speedwavs In l.o Pulled states and the ec, of any In ICurope." I'Tndahle" things ran 1m fmnut nt hi.idly nolli'eahh, cost throt.gl, waiu'nd x cri lniiif RIVER CLAIMS HVCTIM Thrcc-Ycar-Old Boy Fell into Stream whilo Throwing Peb bles in Deepest Pool. BODY IS NOT RECOVERED Dynamite and Drags Used Vain Alarm Was Spread by Four-Ycar-Old Girl Playmate. m yprlligfleld. March S3. While playing at throwing pebble, into the Itl.ick river at one of Its deepest places In tills village, Henr. , II, u three-year-old ron of Mr. nnd Mr. ,laine Scales, was drowned thir afternoon. All efforts lo recover the bod fun e proved fulile. V nc t time before the cccidenf thn lUtle lad left p.ime v. I'll bli "l,e.", four Jems old. nnd ni,"ilicr companlor. of aboi.t the mime fge The Scnles 'ioiim. Is I lociied cin the brow of a hill o crlooklng the river ami at nbont V!:?A o'clock Mrs Frank llatid'ey, who lives In an adjoining house, was flarlled h Ih-i nnnnunce meni of her four-year-old daugb'er thai the Scnlo" bnv liad fallen Into the rlM r. Mr. Ilandley rti'hod lo the Scale home and notified Mr. Scle'i nnd the two women huriled to the r vr h.tnk, but could und no truces rf the lad. For some reas .n the town authorities were not notified until a Fiee lret man telephoned See"ttnnn W. D Stetiivt to Inqllbe about "he icclc'ent. Mr. St"arns and Depot v Sheriff Wallace Knlr hauls ordered the rivev clynHtnlted and dragged but these .vicnipts to raise the liod. wire without rc'ilt. Mr and Mrs. Srale. cime to Ibis town from Chi"-"irr a shot! lime ago. Mr SVnle i fnpl.i". eel is nnchlr't In ,bne - I.am.nn Shop". They have other child. the one Mien 1 linplo.t rd at Inlcriiiiliiinnl I'aper Coiltilltiv' Pulp Mill nl Vtlllnii ! 1 oip nunlusl strike. .Milton. .Maich 2?.--A meeting of the members of the local pulp makers union was hoM at their rooms In opera house block Ibis evening to dis cuss the question of a strike. It was not made public lust what transpired hut It Is understood that tho sentiment was strongly agalnt go ing out. It l- said thai about .".0 of the nn eniploes at Ihe local pulp mill of the International Paper company fire afllllated with the union, and that agitators have been wot king here for several days. Nn SPKKCH. On an occasion when Mr i ihulstone was announced lo pen It In Manchester, the hull was packed and the air was stilling. Por some teason It was Im possible to open the w'nilnws. which were very high, nnd one had lo be broken. It was feaied thnt the noise would startle the audience, and the mavor stepped for ward In explain what was pi npo-i.il. Tho audience, however, bad not assem bled m listen to ihe mavor nnd over whelm! d him with mIs nf "i 11 ulstone." "Ciladslone'" At 'i st the mis. nnceh ed and Infuriated oMi. ial restored silence hv touting nt the tM , . , Roing to make a thing to say'" ' mis lungs 'I'm tint ee.'h. l'o g"t some- DARING ROBBERS OBTAIN $8510 i Broke PostofRcc Safe at Rich mond, Va., and Took All the Stamps. Itlohniond, Vn., March C. i.mulnmg the skill of experts with the s mpiet of method, thieves lasi night or cuilv lo day robbed the uiub in i'"" ollUe of the cashier nt the Ulehnmiiil pO"toll! e of stamps estimated to lie worth aboil' Ix'.iol an I incidentally curried oft $111 In ci.sh belong to the pay roll fund. l'or aiida.-ltv the fe,u wa almot without parallel. In this part of the country. The robbers could hardly h.ivo chosen i more public place In which 10 opcriii. They were within less than 1.". feel nf nnc f the mal'i IhoroughfaieH or Ihe city, which i- lulgliilv lighted nt .ill hours of the night, wiil'r the loom In which the robbery was aci oinplished pre sumably was lighted. Large w Indow open on the street referred lo. and no move ment could well be made within the room wlihiitt f.li.iervi I Ion hv passers-bv To conceal their operations In pnrt. Mm robbers shifted one of the Iw'o book cats obliney acinss the float of the sale. in t li I st way the man npoiating Ihe drill worked without being seen. The drill appears to have been of the sen w patleni and about a third of an inch In diameter. (t was ilisl applied 10 the outer door of the vault, which .um.ir. nils wan pierced with ease, and tho Interior nuchnnlun nf the barrier wits pried awa. The same operation wns then performed upon the Inner door nnd the wag wiw within the grasp nf t loctets. No dynamite was uei. One of the amazing things about the Job Is Its magnitude. Mux- after box- of slumps was re moved fiont tho uiult. one man could not possibly have carried all away, nor could hnlf a ,, SollK, scut of vehicle must have been used 10 bear off tho booty. Secret service me,, (,., x,vnHilnf Ion lime been on tile en'e nil .1.,.. j assisted by Hie city police, and It Is ,111.' ilerstond thnt tbeie Is a r)0 to-night, which may lead to an at rest nr Sev ern! ai rests at nn early hour. This iliv.iHes an Individual, allegedly n ti :, elme man for a New Vork nov el, i.e ho hi- beet, traced to Dim of P Jural hc-leU. 'will standby the company! BUSINESS Burlington, Wlnooskl Business Architect & Contractor I'lVI'HIt S1li:i!lAN. Mason i.ano Arcnne." inn uonrracioi. "'pj bullillriK grading, cement ""'',,,. ?, . ri i e wain 1 ins. ere. A5oinoi)Uc Rcpalrlnfl COLLISON'S GARAGE, CHI Itf". Wll MAI'I.K ST. Automobile repairing Ii?.r"'t hef enttlppcd shop In the State. Baked Gods I'lttil'.ll . McMlt.l.A. T.,i.n.. iiiiiinr rtrenn Old r-rls't mil! eiiHrti wheat and Vienna hren' I'st IPSO. f.O Cherry St. Cleaners Dyers mi: a i"iionr;nN. n.p.M;! and nyr.it!. Pressing nt .in cents a JuiP. called fot iml delivered. 'Phone Wl- Cigars & Tobacco HOWARD'S. Clgnr K(..'e mid Hllllnrd t'nrlor. ir.! m itcii -Titr.rr. tl. 'limnrd. Prop, niirllitRlna. ' CoiiJraciors & BwPdcrs VM. BLONDIN. Ceneril T?" 'pc Cent artor M'an ufneturer e' cvmon' Hul'dltlg P.locks "IR Mr'n :' ".i.rlln'-'ot., Vt. !)l3ifri Room . SFERWOOD DINING ROOM. Pals tropic rtanquef a spe. dally. rOntr.-nce lo Dining Pno.n on Cherry S' Mr nnd Mrs A. K. Warren F! nr!st AUGUST GEBICKE. Plorr ' arid aardener A large as sortment of Plan's ant Plowers nlwayf on hnnd S"or 32 Church St Green house 1! v n sfleld A"e Jnsu ranee I.1TT,. ' I)l:.T M) IIP. Vl.Tlt. As go i , ,,,.v iictter tl'in many .I1U" llefiOWtV. Jeii. Kt. "IroiiK Hiillilliig. Lantern Slides THE BARKER STUDIO. i.t"t the It . Hurling -"loies rnade and colored at studio, 13 College St., Vt. Ladies' Tailor It. s. UIH'.H'I, 10 Xii. Wlniiooki ve. P.-l lie Suits mil Skirls ready n-.nl. to older u"abnrs nld b IP. Address and En- a trx daeement iiooks Free Press Stationery Storo. WSnooski Firms Dentist DR. L. N. PIETTE, miNTivr. Grrnney niocl, :tr. tVet Winouvkl. Vt. Allen St. Easter Cards In great vnrletj and quantity. Select thom here. P. II. ( It MIAI.I.. Drug fPi Miiln Mreet. .ssex Contractors & Builders rfiCHOLS & PARKER. Hstima'os furiilsi ml at short notl lings. First cla- on all kinds of bit work nt living prb nf hu'eimirs. Ktrst Cl ' - ICssex Jet.. Vt Dry Goods & Shoes A. E. RUGG. Dry and Fain x Cinoris Ladles' and (Jents' Kurnislilngs, Hoots. Shoes and Itubbers. Fine Wall Paper. 1 urugjjist JUNCTION PHARMACY. A complete! and np-to-ilutu line of Hrugs nnd Medicines An especially tine showing nf Stationery and "Mod ern" Self-tilling 1'ountain Pens. Furniture, Crockery, etc A. A. DOUGLAS. Furniture, l.ace Curtains. Heddlng, etc. Crockery, Glass and Ulazlnff. Furniture repairing and Upholsteilng 'Phone 124. GENERAL HAWKINS DEAD. fiovernor of Niitlomil Soldiers' Iliiuir Had llrillliint War llecurtl. U'ashlngion, March 2 -Accoidlng to a report received beie I.1.11 night ltiig.idler ilcneral Ila'vkins. piwino, of the na tional Holdlers' home here died ,veterdny suddenly hi tJlen Springs, x v. Ills deatli ended 30 yens' setioe in the Cnlted States mm;, embracing brilliant lighting In the Civil War, the frontier wais. and the Spanish-American Wnr, He was TU years old nnd nppateutl) wan stiong nnd vigorous until a few weeks ago The breakdown caine swifth lie was compelled to telinipiifh his duties nt tho soldiers' home iast W'edncsda.". and wns hurried by his plivstclaiiK to illen Springs. It was bellcve.1 he was im proving. Heneial Hawkins !, surlved by a wife, one son, Capialu H. S. Hawkins, Jr., of ihe it), cavalry, and two dnugliteis, tho wife of Cnlonel Howe, now slntloned In Por 11 Hleo. and Miss Harriet Hawkins. Genera! Hawkins wn -'in 01 nor of the Foldleis' home for seven vears. He was horn lu South Carolina in 114. LUCKY GIRL WON'T MARRY. She lln. 11 Slll.llllll-Clllliii XVIilel, Cost Her l.es 'l lian Xl.tinn, Spokane, SVash., Mnrch L'a-MIss Mabel I). MeNlckle of Chb'.igo. who will have the first cholci) of til homesteads, ranging fiom four to li1 ncies, on the Spok.mu Indian reservation, has Just completed a lour of Ihe reserve, 31 miles noitliwesl ot here, and locaters who lm vt examined her d itn. snv tho claim Is worth fullv JHi.ltni. She xv III pay SV) to the govern ment, at Ihe rn to of iri nn 111 ic, In addi tion to ts ns tiling fees and commissions, thn lirsi imyment amounting to fi'-- Mis McNIckle's niiino appealed Hecond on the list of those culled for the morn ing of April 1, but Allen Newlon of lle lenn, Mtml , who drew No. 1. advised bur that he will not fl lu on a homestead, thus placing her tli.u The juuni; wuiuun, DIRECTORY and Essex Junction Firms. Laundry STANDART KTttATVr T Airimr.,, ",'u'1.JJ"""ll uirico MS Cherry St , H 'I'hnne 35-11 or send p., d 'f w I dr i win ca:i Moniiirieirsis Goodel Granif; cl Marble Co, Pine M., work In i lliirlliiuli.il, t, I Ml II ,tt . I t ArtlMtle ftf I I'll I.IK' . . " ' - '- ... , . ,i i,j ,,r in f I" thick nreier. viit our r.Ti us a card, nnd we will .-d Plasnocrs FRANK S. LANOU & SON, Prnellcal I'Uuuhrr ,1 (rni rti.,.,, ' ". Plllll Slrtet. Next North Hutllnrfto.i s.vl t, u Rooler H. 31. SALLS. Itnnfer nnd d'.-ile- Ti ill ! roofing mnte-iai Cntrri.ts , Kirs' class wotk l:..tlmnt. North F. Runs KUiiS, RUGS, RUGS Anno rrom old wnro n-, Carpets '-leaned, maoe or., palr-d Iturllngt n nuij Co Mice! from old I Sugar U!ensilfj LEADEE EVAPOBATCr iirm.ixtJTov. it norf with t ' at "np o to d su Suspender Mia. Globe Suspender Mff. Co. Manufacturers of . -t, , csa ponrlrrs for the tra-le nl' r' 'n- qulrles solicited l.',2 r' i pur lin.. '..l. Vt Typewriters ft S'-ppJies W. H Sherman, I'M Clu- St Ptiileniood T.Tjien rlteri rnr All niakr of mi. v P.lhbons afil -':pplie. P r-iphei- 'pl.nnn T.1 and Ired nng- I Violins & Supplies Albert Munson. 318 Ntp-'i St New and obi 'l'iMn fo- sn" it reial'lnir i 1 s ni t .1 c. 1 " n P p . .r "fust Pnvcs, order cal Instruct)' c -i String" et s I.oc kn)'C -1 COTTRILL, .ff w. r r and Graduat ' r ' i . Ian. Kve- test ed frnms fltte'l bj Profes-nr Co'THl Wit hes repa'-ecl ''-w Tl, 1M,-. Wh 'e Cnllege tre next Free Press Mreet, IlnrllnKton, Vt. Fine Confectionery W1N00SKI FRUIT CO. Porelgn nnd Domestic! Fruits Con fe'tunerv, Cigars. Tobacco and T'pes. Our own Imported Oil Prompt dellv j erv 41 Main t ! Shoes Shoes Shoes HANSON'S SHOE STORE. i-'i.m: I-'or M. Mitip.s ksi hi mints. 'A', men and ' -I.j -n to .Xlnln street. 2 Hardware, Paints, e3c. E. L. KEITK. H irdwaro, Stove. Hang - i". Pump and Tlnwai (' . : 1 I.l'i, c and H !r Hull ! w.ue. Paint-. Oils, etc. Hardware Tin.s m'ai 1: itii;iu i.n for MUDGETT & CO., Denlrrs In lfnitliirr, Itnnc, Newsdealer & StaSiorcer W. H. YANDOW Subscription taken for New-papers and Maga-ines ci . a spe.-laltv Mi'.enge bought in 1 ' Buy Your.... PRINTS! if of the Free Press Job Frintin r Pi who w.ts l : l.irgt st noi .int won the iiotii. -t drawing here In t .iph 'r .nl in I A , A time she has leceived projioals of murrli.i down all her ..pisi.-,1 u sIim intends to Jiv. om rlnp I' by hoi own en BENNINGTON K. T. BALI Poiirlh 1 it 1 1 1 1 1 , llxenl Vttrn.lr I nt,er s,,, Ciittplrs. P.ennlne 1 011 March 2s. -H " and lm louples formed in 1 -' march nt the fourth npnn ' Mondav coinert and ball el I . ton ( 'on in II. No. HUT. held 1 1 -.t St. Francis de Sales Ac.i.le The Knights' .innnal I r i' affair of its kind held in l;. on a Inigc scnle The lnrge tin. 1 1 w 1 - i " t' 1 nted with purple and wine ors of the older, the -1 neini Ing of electrically llgl.te.1 with largo paper bells 101 pieces. ".Members of the order weie 1" cot Y., A n- fiom Troy nnd HooslcU Fulls. N North Adams, Mast;., and Uutland buffet lunch was served In the ell chamber between i: and 1 o "lo k KOHIJHT F-DDV SI)NTI)NCl'l lliul.ind, Match S.-Itohert l-.llv. "S yeais old. ris'ently convicted In con .tv couit of maiisl.iiiKhler. was sentrics-l o-da by Judge Hall to seri not less than la nor more than K years In Stair's prison. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup lilt btfn wd for 0 8IXTV K1VK VKAHS bj WIT. I. IO.NS nf MtirilEliH tor tbrlr llltljmK.N Wllll.lt rKEriii.x'd. .u, mtiKcr mict.t.s 1 kooTiiu Hit cilii.u. Horri-N ih ohms, am.ats .11 i'i. HIIKH WINU COI.!C,ri4 ll lh bt rnuedr lot HI All. KUIKA, I4 bj UrurgliU In trnj r'l ol, "l II. nr .nil fk fur " Utt, Wlnilowl S.vrthlin my up .0,1 uk nu ultrr Uml T-trlr-lt cull i bMllr.1111 t' taltf.u.dnUa Coiiiliad Prul A ri." MtTrrllafi " - -"- "tu, ! -""". I jS ' " or tc. make as good or bet'. , gar Send r r-n i'. t . J. R.