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VOL. LXXXV. NEW SEMES VOL. LVII.
bl'tMjIngton, vt., tiu'ksday, January id, idji NUMBER 29. DO NOT DARE BURN CORPSES HOUSE KILLS THE PROHIBITION BILL SENATE KILLS BONDING BILL SHEEHAN FACES PIERCED HEAD OF SPECTATOR LODGE WINS HIS HARDEST FIGH1 I A LI Chinese Who Die from Bubonic Pin gue Must Roninin Intact to Meet Ancestors. Burlington Will Not Have to Vote on $50,000 Outlay for Electric Plant. word Used in Battle on a Can adian Stage "Went Over the Footlights. APPEN1NGS IN VERMON 1 DEADLOCK Local Items of Interest From All P.orts of the Green Mori h tain State. 5- 9 THE NEWS BY COUNTIEi 9 . g from the Island in the Lake to the Passumpsic, Along Otter Creek and by the Shores of White River. MIDDLEBURY. The nnnn.il reports of the village trus r and water commissioners worn pub ' ned Thursday. From the report of the ..r it appears that 29 orders ver j awn liv the trustees during 1910 s r.'lnir to WVil.91, or which 4I.7W.10 . f. r street lighting; J4.31S.S5 was ex pended under the superintendent of t'reet-. JSU4.JI w.is foi the fire depnrt r eiit SI"') for the iltnue water; SK..V for ti r ."Hie department; 5178 lor care of il. r pari.- Thr report of Treasurer l'h..rles i:. 1" -ne shows Hint the re ceipts for tl .r. Im lrdins p balance D) h.iml of ,$432 31 were 1I4.IH&.SS and the til- .ursemcnts were H4.14MH, and there a balance In the treasury pf JI'.'j.SS. 'I he water department receipt? foi the 1'iar Including n balance of $700.11. were fs 731 41 and the disbursement.- 7,7S9.'J'j, ion Ins: a balance f 1732. IS. The esti irins of the coming oar, lneH.dl"s tG '3 ol trustees' orders unpaid, .iinount to Mil 1S0.13 and a tax of T't lenls An tho floluir of the Kraml list will be reu ilrod. I'lie present total Indebtedness of the village Is JSS,0G0.4S, of which Jft'W Is for the new water bond?, nn.CWO for the old water bonds, $10,r) for the sewer bonds, P 251 13 for unpaid trustee oidefs and fj,200 for unpaid ivaler works ordei.s. T' i indebtedness Is entliely separate r' t'.r Indebtedness of the town as a w ' ole -The leport of the prudential com rclltee of the Congregational society for the yeai 1910, show?; that the Income wa J.3,217 33 and the disbursements JS.IL'G.'.'J, lei ps a surplus of JM.!. Mrs Mary Noonan, wife of the late James Noonan, died vrv suddenly '1 .r-alay morning at f.:3) o'clock. She was 71 years of age and Is survived by jine daughter, Miss Carrie Noonan. Mrs. Norman went to bed as usual Wednes day, evening and her daughter was up During the night several times caring 'or her. She left her at three o'clock and ... t. .A r.....i t.M i.i... x- I Rt i:31 found her dead. Miss Nonnan was prostrated and it Is thought that she faulted away, as none of the others in tho house was aware of what had hap pened until about seven o'clock. The managers of the Addison County Agricultural society met Saturday after noon and voted to expend $3,2ou for races. The following superintendents were elect ed: Gcnoial superintendent, Charles M. Remele of Mlddlcbury, assistant superin tendent, Floyd C. Ker-se of Middlebury; tattle and swine, Willis H. Cady of Mid dlebury; sheep, Edson G. Karnham of Ehoreham; poultry, George S. Fnrr of Bristol, dogs, fJ. J. Duncan of Middle bury; exhibition ball, Aithur J. Black mer of .Middlebury; horticultural hall. Elmer U Wright of Weyhildpte. mechan ics' hall, William M. J.ickson of Middle bury; chief marshal, Thad M. Chapman of Middlebury; special superintendent of sees, J. K. Crane of Middlebury. President John M, Tliom.is of the col lege announces that the present status sf the t200,K") subscription fund is as lollows- General education board, $."O,O0O; fohn G. McCulIough, Ji'.CA); original Mc Tullough gymnasium fund with Interest, ll,r)..1.2D; A. Barton Hepburn, class of 'M, t24,000; Dr. Henry II. Vail, 'CO, Georsn M Wright. '71, and James M. Giffoid, '77, r.,000 each, Jlo.OrtO; Dr. Henry I'. Walker, M, F U. Proctor, 'SI, and Dr. M. Allen Btarr of New York and a friend, 11,000 men, W,(t. Unee hundred'and six alumni In amounts of $.V1 and less, J12.0S2.22; anderBrudnat'.s $1,315.31'; friends In Btnounts of $.""rt and le.s, $2,?;S.r.i; total, P3T.5S4.Ci. leaving JC3,4I5.!M lo be raised lo complete the fund. In order to assure Ihe J.'ifl.rro subscription of the Carnegie peneral education board, this amount must be secured by the last day of next December The gymnasium will be begun early In the spring and tho architect is t work on the plans. A Middlebury dinner will be held at the Waldorf Astoria In New York city Friday, January KT, at 6:30 p. m. -Landlord F.dwnrd W Train of the Allen House Is able to be about the house again after ten days' Illness with lumbago and kidney disease. -Whllo Hairy McCreay was driv ing W. K. Foster's team to the New York Milk company's itatlon Sunday forenoon lo deliver milk, '.he horses became frightened at a pasb Ing train and ran nearly to the papei mill bridge. At the Junction of two roads Lho sleigh tipped over, bringing dowri one f the horses with the other on top. The iintlor horse had one leg broken and had lo be killed, Tim young man escaped with a few scratches and bruises. The cattle shipment Monday consisted of two carloads for tho New York und Brighton markets. Th'e funeral of .Mrs. Mary N'oonan, widow of James Noonan, wh held at her late homo Monday afternoon 'tt two o'clock and was attended by a largo number of her fi lends. Dr. Dlckln ton of tho Congregational Church and Dr. Corkran of tho Methodist Church conducted tho services. Mrs. Walter K. Howard King. The bearers wore Herbert Malay, Alva Howe, Holomon Allies, Frank J. Hubbard, Charles I. Button and Ilarley Hoa?. Monday, market Jay, ISK broueht cents and butter SI to 24 -3eorg Hamilton Hatuidny shot and klll id a large bobcat In Weybrldge. Tho inlmal measured thiee feet and four Inches from tip to tip. Mrs. Mary 10. Harrlgton Is dan ;(rouly 111 with Bright dlswo. ADDISON Poltln, Jan. in. Reports from Har bin say that the Chlneso thoro are vig orously opposing the summary disposi tion of the bodies of those who liavo died from the bubonic plague. The authorities do not dare to burn them, as the poople dusile that they remain Intact so that their ancestors may rcc ognlzo them In the future life. They tiluo oppose the burning of houses, tome of which contain the dead bortlts f entire famlllos. Some of the corpses nve remained In the city for days, but thoy ato now being taken to the open country, where trenches for their burlnl have been prepared. It Is reported tlmt the Russians In Harbin are not concerning themselves with the Chinese section, although they are dealing drastically with the Chinese within the Russian city. The Chinese newspapers nrn raising an outcry and bringing forward serious charges of persecution and burial alive. Members of tho legations. ..o constantly recommend measures to the government, are suggesting a cen sorship of the press. The plague Is of a very virulent type. Death usually occurs within IS hours and not more than one per cent, of the cases l.ave ended In recovery. Dr. O. K. Mesny, a French physician, who gave himself up to the work of combating tho disease, died heroically. When ho realized that he was attacked by tho plague he Isolated himself in his room In a hotel, drafted his will and wrote farewell letters. Ho begged his friends not to notify his wlfo of his Illness, and died alone. Already the doctors recognise the hope lessness of attending to tho'e stricken, and they lire devoting their energies to fighting tho spread of the contamination. It Is feared that some of the Manchurlan villages have been entirely wiped out. The Intensity of the cold weather has caused tho people to remain Indoors, thus fostering Infection. The danger of the pHgue getting a foothold in Pekin is considered slight ns train service to and from tho Infected districts has been stopped. A woman doctor, educated In America, has gone from here to Harbin. The doctors have Veen Inoculated a-id are equipped with special costumes and masks. The gov ernment Is insuring each foreign volun teer for SM.ftH Theimometers Indlcat. d 10 de grees below Kro Tuesday morning. Stanley and Arthur Rlanchard of Irving-ton-on-the-1 lurison. N. Y., are nere for a three weeks' visit with relatives. Mrs. Thonvjs Cadwell and William W. Sessions of Proctor have returned to that place after visiting fi lends here. News has been received of the death In Hut land of John MtGoldrlck, a native and long time resident of Middlebury. He kaves a sister and cousin In Mlddlcburv. A small attendance matked the vil lage meeting this afternoon. Moder ator John E. Weelss called the meet ing to order and Clerk Joseph M. Uurke read the warning, both of whon, wer( rc.elePtcd. ThP r.,,ort of tho street commissioner, as being un intelligible was laid upon tho table until Mr. Hammond returns. In con sidering what action the village should tnke In paying Mrs. Parah Fleming JL'1'0 for Injuries received In falling upon the sidewalk, tho article was laid "pon the table, Ira II. La Flour stating that the village was not liable. It was moved to lay a tax of 70 cents on the dollar of the grand list tf 1911 and to raise a highway tax of 20 cents. The following trustees and officers were elected: Thomas F. Burns, Cha,-cs r. Rich, Howard L. Averlll. Dr S. .. Lddy, Isa Lavonche, Jr., Joseph W. Calhoun, Thomas K. Boyce; watrr commissioner for three j ears, George T. Kidder: water com missioner for one year lo take tiie place of Henry 17. Merrill, resigned, John D. Woods: fire chief. Fay C. War ren; treasurer, Charles K. Plnney; auditors, George 10. Marshall and Guldeon P. Miner. The trustees were authorized to expend not more than $200 In Improving the graded school house grounds and in extending a sur face drain. Charles Miller, who has been confined to the house for two weeks by illness. Is able to be out. Mrs. Hlchmond of Ftutland, D. G. M., ma.de an official visit to Ariowanna Iodge, Daughters of Kebekah, Tuesday evcnlnij. Among the people In town from abroad are Alphonse i'ltiu-lre and Jared Wolfroth of Montreal, George J. Cannon of Toronto, Peter IXaudln of Glens Falls. N Y.. Phellx Llvermore of Bennington and Mr. and Mi. Adelbcrt Hawkes of Troy, X, Y. Miss Delia B. Seeley of Rutland Is visit ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Seeley. The first robin to be seen In tills village this winter mado Its appearance In the nelslihorhood of the Logan House Wednesday and seemed to be plump and cheerful Bay A. Brown has returned from a visit In Fair Haven. Mr. and Mrs. Clark of Hampton, N. Y., arc the guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. II. Lang worthy. " VERGENNES. An enthusiastic special city meeting was held Thursday evening to consider the proposition of leasing the city water power for a period of as years to Senator II. B. Harden of U'allingfoid. The pro position wns accepted by a vote of 226 to 31. The proposition was read by City Attorney F. W. Tnttle and the following nmendnient was added to it, "It shall be further provided that If any of the power herdn granted shall at any tlmo during the term of this Icuse or any extension thereof be connected or In any manner combined with the power of the Ver gennes Power company, either In fact or In ownership, without the consent of the voters of the city of Vergennes, then this leuHe shall Immediately terminate and al1 Improvements made on suld premise together with all machinery therein, shall bo and berome tho property of the culd city of Vergeiines," This amendment wuh thoUKht by some of the voteis to be iiece'sary so us to remove boyond any doubt uy ponslblllly of tho wuterpowi i being diverted for use outside the town. The result of the vole was veiy gratlfv Ing to the friends of the proposition and was hailed by them as the beginning uf Catlmiu4 a Yea and Nay Voto of 125 to 73 Puts the Representatives on Record. RAILROAD FIGHT REPORTED Majority of Committee Favors B. & M. after Amending Measure Senate Keeps the Timelock On. Monlpellcr, Jan. is. The House this afternoon settled the question of State wide, up-to-date prohibition versus local option by defeating. U." to 73, the bill, yesterday ordernl to a third reading, which provides for a otate cditral liquor anencj, and which, an amended, would mean State .vide prohibition und a repnal of the pi-fsetu license law. This Is tho hill tlmt had the referendum attach ment. It n favoied by Mr. Bui bank of Cabot, who was sponsor for It, Mr. Wells of W.itdsboro, and others. The yea and nay vote follows: Yeas Andrus, Bailey. Bates, Bell, Billings of Ilarnet; Bond, Boyce, Bron son, Brown, Buihanon, Bundy, Burbank, Bylngton, Chapman, Cook of Irasburg; Cook of Thetford; Corwln, Croft, Daniels, Davison. Dearbnin, Dodd, Drown, nillotl. Kills of Plttsfleld; Flsk, Fletcher of Kden; Foster, Gatehell, Gleason, Grout, Guernsey, Harrtnuton of Pomfret; Hatch, HazeHine, Howard of Iondon derry; Howard of Whiting; Hubbell, Hunt, Jakwu., Jones, Joslln, Kennedy of Duxbury: Kent, Ladd of Lssex; Ladd of Worcester, Lyman, Marsh. McIIugh, Mcl.am. Melanin, .Miller of Bethel; Mills. Norton. Pit kin, Roberts, Roy, Ruinery, Russell. Sternberg, Stevens, Towle, Ward, War- r, i.'ells of Arlington; Wells of Victory; Wetmore, Wheeler, Whitney of Bakersfield, Wlghunan, Williams of Craflsbury; Williams of Penchant, Wright of Montgomery; total, 73. Nays Abbott, Alderman, Allard of Col i heater, Allen of Wcstford, Amey, Bab bitt, Btllard, Barron, Barrows, Buttell, Bean of Newport, Beebe, Beeman, Betnls, Billings of ershlre, Billings of Wood stock. Plshop, P.lanchard of Readnboro, Bowen, Bowles. Branch. Brlggs, Butter field, Caldcrwood, Campbell, Carll, Car penter, Chaffeo, Claiey, Converse, Cook of Rlpton, Corliss. Corry, Covey, Cutting of Concord, Davis, Dartt. Day, Dewltt, Dike, Dudley, Dwyer, Eaton of Hancock. Ellis of Royalton, Flanders of Orange, Flanders of Tunbrldge, Fletcher or StocK brldge, Gillette, Goodwin, Griffin, Hall. Harrington of Shelburne, Hawkins, Hayes, Hill, Holden, Hosford, House, Howe, Hullhan, Hutchinson, Ives, Jack man, Jenne, Johnson of Castleton. King, l'.iry, Leavens, Lewis, Lucia of Hlnes biirg, Marlowe, Marshall, Martin of Brookllne, Mason, Mattlson, Maun, My ers, Myrlek, Nelson, Ormsbee, Orvli, Packard, Page, Parcher, Parkhurst, I'eck, Pendrlgh, Peters, Plttrldge, Plumb, Pol lard, Pond, Reed, Root, Rowland, Ryan, Sawyer, Scofield, Shaw, Hhohy, Sherwln, Shorey, Smith of NowViun-, Smith of Shrewsbury, Stafford, Stone, Tassle, Tay lor, Thompson, Tracy of South Hero, Vlall. Webb of Arlington, Webb of Sher burne, Webster, Whitney of Marlboro, Wllley, Williams of Peru, Williams of Uinhall, Wlllmarth, Wood, Woodruff, Wright of Starksboro, Wright of West minster, Young of Orwell; total, IX. Absent and not voting: Allen of Ferrlsburg, Baldwin, Barton, Bean of Maidstone. Bentley, Breed, Bryan'i, Cameron, Caswell. Cave, Clark, Cof f r in. Cook of Plioreham. Covell, Cran dall, Crosby, Cunningham. Cutting of AVntcrford, P7aton of Bradford, Hills of Brookfield, Fitch, Fletcher of Cav endish, Gage. Ham, Hlnes. Howard of Roxbury, Jennings, Johnson of Som erset, Kollogg, Kennedy of Wllllston, Leland, Lucler of Jay, Lvon. Martin of Htirtlatid, McCiien, McHlroy, Miller of Putney, Phillips, Rice, Robinson, Sea gar, Siiattuck, Thomas of Guildford, Thomas of Monkton, Tracy of Belvl- dore, Wright of Coventry, Young of Westfield; total, 47. TWO RAILROAD REPORTS. The bill au'ihorlzlng tho Vermont Valley railroad to constiuct and op erate a railroad between Brattleboro anil South Vernon and to lake land therefor, which has caused numerous up-to-niidnlght public hearings, and over which tho Boston & Maine and Grand Trunk Interests havo been at war, was reported back to the House this morning with a majority and mi nority report. Tho majorltv report coveiod 10 type written pages It proposed several amendments and wn favorablo to the Boston A: Maine in toiosts. The mlnoiltv report was signed by Representatives Maun of St. Albans ami Battell of Middlebury. The. amendments ptoposed by this minor ity report were favorable to the Cen tral Vermont. The two lopVrts and the proposed amendments were oider ed to lie and be printed, and the bill was mado a special order 111 the Hotlso for to-moirow afternoon. After making a few minor amend ment In the employers' liability bill, Introduced by Mr. Peek of Burlington, tho House ordered tho same to a, third reading. The sentiment in favor of this bill seems to bo strong and It will undoubtedly go through tho House ii'-iiiuown. j Tho House refused to concur In tho Sonaie proposal of amendment to tho bill creating a municipal court for Or l. ini county III which the Senate pro poses lo talse the salary of tho Judgo fioin SHOO to $90ii. IIOI SH BACKS HP S WANTON. The tepri'hentatlvoH fiotn SI. Albans and Swanton entnrtalued the House for an hour early this afternoon in dobatlriK an amendment proposed lo the Houso bill umendlng an act In toipoiiitlliK a oily and town of Ht. Albans. Tho fight was over an amend- Jlnukat Akin bill jtiatmZAA hi' if- Wb- Montpcller, Jan. 11. The hill to allow the city of 'Burlington to bond for $E0,- 000 to Improve Its municipal olectrlo lighting plant was killed In the Senate) to-day. Tho committee reported the bill adversely and It was sent to Its lonr sleep without a word being Ud In Its favor. The coinmlttco soma time ago voted to report trie bill favorably with n.n amendment Imposlug a property quallfl cation upon the vote to bo taken by tho city upon Its acceptance. This was op posed by Mayor flutke and other of the city's representatives. Yesterday aft ernoon the mavor was given n final hearing and no intimation wan given at that time that the committee waa to make any change In Its vote. Mayor Burke states lhat he Is well satisfied to have the bill killed If It could not r along as It was Introduced. siter of Swanton which provides that "nothing In this cot shall bo con struod to permit the city of St. Al bans to deprive Swanton vlllago of n sufficient supply of water from said Fairfield pond for fire protection, do mostlc and other uses specified In Its charter, and damages resulting from such use from the city of St. Albans or cost of lowering lho pipes or In takes of Swanton vlllago If made necessary by such ii.se, shall be paid by said city." The House stood by Swanton and adopted Mr. Webster's amendment by a big majority. SLAP AT STONH FAILS. The bad blood engendered over the normal school discussion In tho past week showed this morning In a resolu tion Introduced by Mr. Davison of Dun by requiring Mnson S. Stone. State superintendent of education, to furnish to the House on or before January 21 a detailed account of tho expense to tho State of his greater Vermont campaign for tho biennial period ending October fi, 1910. Mr. Corry of Montpeller strongly opposed this resolution as an uncalled for slap at the State superinendent of education. Mr. Bryant of Ludlow moved that the resolution be ordeied to lie and when this motion had prevailed Mr. Bryant strongly endorsed the adminis tration of the State suoerlntendent and offered a Joint resolution which was adopted on the part of the House pro viding for a committee of three rep resentatives and tw enators to In vestigate tiie administration of the af fairs of the ofi'lre of tate super intendent of eluc.itioi. . . d rfpoi't to tho general assembly. In this connection the spo lal commit tee, appointed yesterdav to investigate why the report of the State superinten dent of education has not been distri buted among the General Assembly, - ported through Mr. Dartt of Spring field that part of his report Is still In the hands of the printer, that a portion of the report lias been printed and will be at once distributed. S F.N ATE KT0FPS TIMI-7LOCK. Again has the Fennte icfusod to make any chance In the timelock clause of tho State constitution. This afternoon the proposition, this time In the shape of a compromise making the period six Instead of 10 years that no amendments can be proposed, was turned down by a vote of li to 13. There was no debate on tho matter, stmply a few words of ex planation hy Senator- Gordon, chairman of the special committee of the Senate which has had these proposals under consideration. Those who voted to make no change In the constitution In this respect were Senators Archibald, Butler, Butterfleld, Coolldse, CuHhman, Cutts, Dale, Darl ing, Davis, Kdgerton, Sheldon, Smith and Tnttle. Those who favored the proposal r Senators Adams, Barden, Clark, DattMs, Field, Gordon, Orirwold. Hitch cork. Lyford, Norton, Pike, Powell, Sea ver, Shepardpnn and Taplln. The 13th propo-al was also killed by n vote of IB to 11. This proposal addsd to the section of the constitution relating to the taking of private property for public ui tho words "or benefit." NO TRUSTKH PROCESS IAW. The Senate tills afternoon also reiterated Its refusal to give the people the trustee process law promised by the party plat form when It pa.ieed the so-called Butter field bill, which is almofct exactly similar to the Cushman bill In Its main provi sions. Not only did they pass, this bill but suspended the rules In order to do It. Tho Senate Is now trying Its hand at the Inheritance tax business, having killed the House bill providing for a tax on direct Inheritances. Possibly It does not relish tho charge3 made on the tloor of the Houe by the chairman of the ways and means committee that the Senate would be responsible for the imposition of a State tax If It refused to pass the direct Inheritance tax bill At any rate a bill was Introdu -ed this afternoon fiom tho committee on finance raising the tax on collateral Inheritances to five per cent It was ordered to He and be printed. OFFICIAL RECORD OF DAY SENATE FORENOON. Senate called 'to order by tho president. Devotional services were conducted by the chaplain Senator Dalo of Kssex county pre sented a petition asking favorable ac tion on proposed Essex county deer law. PASSED IN CONCURRENCE. H. 190 Exempting Masonic, proper ty In Bra'ttleboro. H. 303 Establishing Phillips acad emy. U. 213 Exempting Randolph sani tarium. H. 322 Relating to purloining of books fiom certain libraries. 11. H9t Relating to service of pro cess. 11. C02 lncotporatliiK village of West Glover. II, 1106 Relating to agents for se vice, of process, II, 032 Relating tu notlco In divorce cases. (Ooattnucd on pae A,' Fails to Be Elected U. S. Senator at Albany by Nine Votes. CHANGE FOR A DARK HORSE Judge Parker Firmly Opposes Any Use of . His Name and Works Loyally for His Partner. Elections for rnite.1 States varying results, as follows: Alabama John II. Bankhcad, democrat, re-elected. Connecticut George Payne Mclean, republican, elected to succeed Morgan G. Bullceley, republican. Indiana John W. Kern, democrat, elected to succeed A. J. Bevcridgc, republican. Iowa One ballot taken; no choice. Maine Charles F. Johnson, democrat, elected to suc ceed Eugene Hale, republican. Michigan Charles K. Townsend, republican, elected to succeed Senator Burrows. Minnesota Moses E. Clapp, ropubllcan, ro-clocted. Albany, N. Y.. Jan. IS. The Tnited inated by the democrats of the West Vlr Statcs senatorshlp puzzle Is as Intricate I slnia Legislature In caucus to fill out the to-night as ever. The Legislature to-d.ij tried to choose the democrat who will occup the place of Sens tor Chanm ey M. Depew, but no candidate recehed the majority of votes required for elec tion. Efforts to Increase the following of Win. F. Sheehan, the leading candi date, or to unite the opposition on any one other candidate thus far have prov ed fruitless. How long the deadlock will last no one ventures to say. Mr. Sheehan. with So votes to his credit op the first Joint ballot and within nine votes of election, may be neuter Wash ington than Martin V.'. Littleton or D-Cady Herrlck, who received but two. In fact, there is a growing Impression that If Sheehan cannot win th success ful candidate is as likely as not to bo some one whose i.ame has not yet been proposed. Mr. Shoehan's predicament will lasi ' as long as the opposition to him pre- uant tho unbroken front It has main tnlned since the democratic caucus last Monday night. Meeting twice, and sometimes throe times a day, 21 legis lators out of 'tho 23 who refuse. 1 to enter tho caucus, declare that while they are agreed on no candidate of their own, they are a unit In their op position to Mr. Sheehan. Without some of their votes, Mr. Sheehan can not win unless enough republicans ab sent 'themselves from the legislative sessions to reduce the majority re quired for election. And the republi can leaders are breathing dire threats against any minority member who daros by his absence subje. t his party to tho charge of aiding Mr. Sheehan's campaign, ,,ftu'"i " leM'M iw. The ono ballot taken to-day gave Mr. Sheehan 90 votes. Edward M. Shopard 13, Alton B. Parker 7, James W. Gerard 3, Maj'tln W. Littleton 2, and D.-Cady Herrlck 2. All these were democratic votes. Tho republicans voted solidly for their caucus choice, Senator Depew. Compared with the total vote of yesterday when the Sen ate and Assembly voted separately, the changes were Insignificant Mr. Sheehan lost one vote, Mr. Shepard one and Judge Parker and Justice Gernrd each one. The second joint ballot will occur at noon to-morrow. The talk to-night was mainly of com promise candidates and of whether the Sheehan leaders could prevent any more legislators from breaking away from the caucus selection. Possible new candidates mentioned were Nathan Strauss of New York, ffupreme Court Juetice Martin J. Ktogh of New Rochelle, and former State Comptroller Martin H. Glynn of Albany. It wan believed that any of these would prove acceptable to the New York and Kings county delegation If Mr. Sheehan and Mr. Shopard withdrew. HAS NO IDEA OF CHITTING. Mr. Sheehan, however, said he did not dreaan of quitting and a similar declara tion was made In Mr. Shopard's behalf by his friends. For a few hours during the mlddhj of the day Judgo Parker's name was on every Hp. but his personal declaration that under no circumstances could he be a candidate tempered the enthusiasm of this loom before it had grown to signifi cant proportions. In spite of his denial, however, his name still figures prominent ly In every discussion of a possible com promise. Judgo Parker made a fiylng trip from Now York and returned at 4:30 this after noon leaving plenty of speculation as to the object of his visit and a well defined Impression that his iurpose was to enlist the aid of Governor Dlx on behalf of his law partner, Mr. Sheehan. LIPPITT WINS'' ON FIRST VOTE. Provldonce, R. I., Jan. 18 Henry F. Llppitt uf Providence, rop was to-day fleeted United States senator from Rhode Island to succeed Aldrleli, On the Joint ballot of the two bran , litis of tho legislature he received a majority of five votes over the com bined votes of his opponents, Judge Co, lep. ami Judge Brown, delu, NEW SENATORS NAMED. iiloit una CUIItou Will e Klected In Went Virginia. Charleston, W Va Jan. lS.-Clarenoe W. "Watson of Fairmont, W. Va., a wealthy coal orator, was to-nlf ' Hamilton, Ont., Jan 18,-nobert Shtver lek, son of a wealthy American, who canto here recently from Cornell University, was proba-bly fatally injured In the Grand opera house to-night. Several soldiers nere on the stage In a fencing scone. The blade of ono of their long swords left the handle and shot over the footlights. The poll' struck young Shlverlck squarely In the center of the forehead. ILpcnetratol his ekull ?r.d re mained Imbedded. Spectators, both men and women, faint ed and a panic was narrowly averted. The sword was wrenched from the man's head and he was rush's! to u hospital. Ills re covery Is doubtful. Shlverlck cam hete to take charge of a store o-Aned by his fa taer. senators were held in a largo Missouri James A. Reed, democrat, elected to succeed William Warner, ropubllcan. Montana One ballot taken; no choice. Nebraska G. M Hitchcock, democrat, elected to suc ceed E. J. Burkott, republican. New York One ballot ta'en, William F. Sheehan, dem ocrat, leading; no choice. North Dakota Porter J. McCumber, stalwart, and A J Gronna, progressive republican, elected. Pennsylvania George T. Oliver, republican, re-elected Tennessee Two ballots taken; no choice, Utah George A. Sutherland, ropubllcan, re-elected Washington Miles Polndexter, republican, olee'ed. term of Senator Stephen B. Elklns and W. E. Chilton ut! nominated for the long term to succeed Senator N. B. Scott, re publican. The 'final ballot stood: Watson. 10; Holt, 17; Tieiney, 2; Cornwell, 12; Mc Graw, 3. Bennett, 1; Edmlston, 1 The caucus then balloted on the long term. Chilton led on the first ballot, re ceiving '. votes, or four less than the re-q"'-ed number. John T. McGraw was second with 2.1. Chilton was soon nomi nated. Both nominations are equivalent to election, as the Legislature is strongly democratic. YOCNG L13ADS IN IOWA. Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. Is. Tho with drawal of G. A. Feeley from the senato rial nice in I own to-da'" will -rg to dis tribute the votes of seven oiembors among 'he eight remaining candidates who are i enmeshed In' a deadlock. The effort to elect a successor to Senator DoTUve, which began yesterday, showed no other material change to-day. Senator Lafay ette Young, who was appointed ad Inte rim, still leads the field. ORTON GOLDEN WEDDING. Celebrntlon of llnppy Invent !i.t Prom inent Walden Couple. Walden, Jan. 1S In the old home stead, where 30 rears ago they were marrlod, Mr. and Mrs. Lyman S. Orton ,V.I nlnn nl.,t..,n.l ,a.tnl..l.,. thai, !..'.,. T..i .h. .n.n.M it 'nn, ,,,nVi,t, i,'r . . ,.. ,, visitors, among them being 40 or more relatives. Both Mr and Mrs. Orton hi Vermont families ' cr entire lives in i are members of ' and have spent thiH vicinity. Among the presents re ceived at tho celebration was a purse of $7fi In gold. In addition to a num ber of other valuable gifts. Mr. Orton was lio'n in Fairfax June 19, 1S37, and lled in that plaeo until three years after his marriage. His wlfo was Ellen Mandana Stevens, and she was horn In Walden May 31, 1S41. From Fairfax they moved to Hard wick, and lived 'there until 1SS7. whan they moved to Walden, where they have since resided. . ... U'lllU... ot,l . Mr. urion IS uie sun m ii iiiihui Angoletta I.oveland orton. He trices his genealogy back for five genera- Hons, when hl ancestors settled In Windsor, Conn., In I'll. Mrs. Ortnn traces her relationship through her mother to Wolfort Von Weber, who was tho landlord of 'the first inn on Manhattan Island. To Mr. and Mrs. Orton have been born five children, who havo grown to maturity. They are Onirr E. of Ronton, who has established a pattern making business; Charles L., who Is deputy col lector ' of customs In East Alburg and a graduate of the University of Veimont In the class of ISO!; Gardner L. of Bur lington, who Is manager of the Comhlnn llon Cash stor; Ernest R., a farmer In Walden, and Clayton R., who was graduated from tho Unlversiij of Ver mont In tho class of Ifcn and s now- as sistant botanist at Purdue University. Mr. Orton has one brother, Gardner G , of Fairfax. Mrs. Orton has a brother. David Stevens of Wnlden, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary A. Daniels of North Montpellor and Mrs. Sarah A. Lockle of Passumpsic. All these were present at tne celebration. Mr. Orton hrfs always been identified with the hest Interests of the towns In which he lived and has served them In many capacities, with Mrs. Orton, lie has been prominent In the circles of the Baptist Church and both enjoy the respect atid regard of their fellow towns men. SON A3 A PRISONER TO WORK UNDER FATHER Rutland, Jan. IS. The unusual sit uation of a son working as a prisoner for his own father, In a penal Institu tion, was brought about to-day when Judge F. O, Hwinnerton sent John F. Cain of this city, ago 2P, to tho Rut laud county Jail for 171 days for two offenses of Intoxication, Cain having broken the pledge taken Docember 17, when a former sentence was suspend ed. Culn, Sr., Is foreman of the mar ble shop at tho House of Correction and as a prisoner at tho county Jail John Cnln will be under his charge Young- Cnln cried like a child when N Massachusetts Senator Re-electe( for a Fourth Term by Six Majority. , Butler Ames, His Chief Republi can Opponent, Received Sev en of the 279 Vote3 Fo3s Says Nothing. number of States Tuesday wi'h Boston, Jan. IS. Henry Caho' I.odh!i won to-day the hardest figi.t ' l t political career of nearlv "0 rear and returns to the Tnited States S i ate for a founh term wif. M.e sip port of 140 out of 279 mem 'PP. ' the Massachusetts Lcglslat u-o. or s ,x more than the number nerp-s i ftr a choice in '.lie loint conve-.'le Two drr.o. r.itic senators Mart'n I F. Curley .m l Michael J. Murray rl Boston, vo-,,1 f.,r him, but thIr sup port was r,"t necessary. Representa tive James H Mclnerney of Bostor, another democrat, was In the chamber but did not ote. He did not care to oppose Senator Lodge because of per sonal friendship The result of tho firM and on'v bal lot In joint -nnvontlon to-day was: Whole n'imber of votes, 279. neces sary for choice, 1)0; Henry C Lodge, (republi 'an, 110; Sherman L. Whip ple, (democrat). 121: Butler Ames, (Tr publican ) A. Lawrence Lowell, li- dependent republlcani, 2, tiirts Guild. Jr.. (republic I. 1. Joh 1 Thayer, i democrat I, i, Svh ester A. McBrlde, i socialist), 1 For nearly two yea's t e senl r e'latot of Massachusetts ha heen asui'ed b republican lnsurgen - and 'he Demo cratic party. The . t'.aek rocev- vrri little attention at 1st, but fina'S d gressman Butler Ames came out irt) tl i open and threw down the ga m et lo the fall lampalun of 1C'9 the In.- jrgeni y In the republican ranks v iirc i 1 reeognired fact, I Silll the Lodge leadi ! refi sc J ,.,... t V. c. L I , , , . I n 1 c ft, si1 Iltrlttl ,vh.. ,h ,,.mnnTn, ,,..,. . ,, , i tack, that the situation was t. garde I s dangerous. Senator Lodge gave up accustomed summer trip to Uu- 'pe ir I opened hesdquaiters in tjils i m The fall campaign was a hard f ig I one. Governor Draper was overwhelm bv the democratic landslide that swe, t Into the governor's chair Eugene N, Pass, who was Mr. Iodsc's blttere opponent, and It was not at all certa ti lhat the narrow republican margin lit both the Senate and House was n ur.Jermlnd by Insurgency. Governor Foss refused to comment 03 to-day's remit. Congressman Ames sail t' at he was convinced that the 'deslrei of a lai-L'c majority of t! e peo V h Massacnusetts have been -u'ir.irr I tl jH Intluell .f final)' lal interest , pQg jyTQT) OF MORE BAD DISEASES THAN THOUGHT Rutlvui Jan IS Tvpho.d pne . monla. d.phtherla and m -nlngl's art the diseases named In a deattt cer'K eaie against John Brephro. a Polander, of Center Rutland, who was hurried'" burled yesterday after a good mativ poople had been exposed to ue 11 c virulent disease because . e 1 -r wore treating him for t r ' rne- . monla only, supposing he " 'h'cj else. When Brephro became t" he wu taken to the Proctor hosp wber he died Just before deat.i t! 're l a dlffei-eine of opinion aineng the at. tondlng physicians as to the Pole 1 aliments so tho culture wss taker and sent to the Stats laboratory for an. alysii. When the astonls'.tng resi 1i wre made known, the nun led dle( and evor effort was made to prevent a spread of the contoglous d. 'eases SOME WHOLE BONES LEFT. Tncnty-runr Hrokrn, rive Disloca tions, Knur Pinters l.ost In 'J 4 A'enr. St Louis, Jan IS In the 24 years ot his ll'e Waltei 1. Gardner of S' Charlei Juis suffered : bone fractures and fivi dislocations, betides the loss of one rtneei on his right bond and ihree . n his left He Is still somewhat disabled from Ml latest accident, when a horse kb ked him, hn-Hklng his left arm for the , ,hth tlmo But that was so much less of a ealaniltj than previous ones which have befallei him that he iays he feels In unusual!) good, shape. Gardner's run of bad luck began whu at the age of four years his slstoi dropped lilm, breaking hlH right leg. Right leg broken once. Left leg broken once. Right arm broken twice. Left arm broken eight times. Collarbone bioken once. Breastbone broken oiuc. Ribs broken, nine. Jaw bone broken once. Dislocations, live. Fingers lost, four. Most of the broken bones were the r J ...tit at ks-iuUtng horses. 4