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VOL. LXXXVI. NKW SKI. IKS VOL. IjVIII. hl'HljIXGTON, TUUUSDAY, .lAXIWR.Y -I, 1M2. NUMB ICR 21 HAPPLNINGS IN MBIT Local Items of Interest From All Parts of the Green Moun tain State. THE NEWS BY COUNTIES From the Island in the Lake to the Passumpsic, Along Otter Creek and by the Shores of White River. ADDISON COUNTY MIDDLEBURY. otter I'roel; Lodge, No. i, K. of I'.. has eted the following o'llcer 1'. 1'.. J. O. -eeicy, Jr.; V. C, Fi.mk Warren, pul irr. A. V. Dickens; K. 01 K. and S. 1'hllllp K. CTune; J, of I'. A. K fnirti vant; M. of K Charles A. K.uli, M -r A , Wright Caswell. M. of V.' . Fay War ren: trust up for thice years. K. S. Ilier. , Three candidate.; received li.e n '--i.il rc'ik. Word ha. been received hen from "N esttlold, Mass., uf the deiit'i of Ml-.-'. Nelllo O'Donnell In that ritv nl'er a 1 week's Illness witti pneiiinonia. at the h .1 Hi!" of -I'J years. Tile hmly of l-wls C. Hell oni j-iis brought here Saturday iifuiiionn on' 1 tne tn.ill iraln fiom Hoton, Mil."., and! Mr taken to the West cemetery for burial In the family lot. Mr. Knl was a fnrmi r I nnd well liked resident e.f thN village and b veteran of the Civil nur In To. H. Uth Vt. He Is siirvhed by 11 wife and one daughter, Miss Minnie Hell. Mr. Hell was 11 member of William 1". Russell Host, it. A. H. The Rev. .1. W. Holds, rector of St. Htephen'.x Kplscopal Church, will conduct ftcphen'a Kiii.scopal Chinch condiK'tod the services at the tfinvc. N"W year's day passed off nuletly. The National bank and most of tho Mores, ns well as the pulp mill nnd the Mm rule mill were closed all day. Work was also suspended 011 the new school house, but nut on the ollese i;ymiuislum ini'i the postofflce was open only at the riistomary holiday hours. Their were the usual rellKlo'l" servlt e at Hi" Oath 1 llc and KpKcopal ohmehrs. Miss Caro lyn S. gwlney returned to Holyoke, Macs., Monday after a two weeks' visit with relatives at the Sargent house. Mb's Mnry K. Tulley has returned from I'alr Havfln after a two weeks' visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J K. Tulley. Arthur J. Illackmer was confined to his bed Monday by n switc old. Mm. Charles H. Pratt, who has been seriously ill for the piifct twe li'.ontliH, has b kuii In improve Miss race 'I'Connell, who hat! been spendlm; the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mjs. John J. O'Counell of tho Sawnt hoitfe, icturned Monday niKht to New York, where .she Is teaching school -Mrs. M. M. It. Leahy, who .rn biii visltlns tit the home of Mi. nnd Mir. It. C. 3 .a very on Seymour sireei. has returned to p.iratoKa Kprlnn' . N. Y -Mr. and Mrs. Jlejiry Wilcox and .Mrs. Joseph Kelley luue returned from l'l'.tsford.--I'rank Allen and Udwnrd Smith, arrested by Officer Jerry Denrey for tninipins-, were lip htiforo Jiii1ki l'reil M. Koote and were each triven lo days In the county Jail. Hernard Burns, a student nt Holy Cross Colltim, is In town visiting hu parents. The winter term of the Middle bury graded school will roinnience Mon flay, January S. The remains of l.ewls C. !el, a fori rner resident of this village who had lived in Tloston the p.i.-u few .vears, were brought hero Saiunlay afternoon and tnken to the West ccmeteiy for burial, The rtev. J. XV. Holds fnndueted the fen-Ices at the cemetery. Mr Hell was a member of William I'. Hus.se post, No. S9, Q. A. M., which was represented iy a large Katherlns at the- depot and it tho cemetery. The beaters win Charles K. Youtt, Jerome H. Noland, Jamen M. Tracy, l'asci (3. Potter, William I 'Oady and Walter W. Martin. The remains were accompanied heir by his dautthter, Miss Minnie Hell, the nlfe pot heliis able, to come. Miss Hell will be in town for a few days and will In ai tho Sui'Kcnt House. Fred Munlev of hVhers Island, 1 N V. Is In lown.--l.ornr Shaw of Taun-i ton, Muss, s j,, town for ,1 few divs Mrs Peter (lord' 11 has gone to Rutland to visit her daughter, Mrs. William Mor comb, Jr., .and fiimlly.-Deputy Sheriff N. J, Sanford took Hurt Steele to thu BtHte hospital at Watrrburv Saturday. -Mrs. N. c March of Ludlow Is in town. Hltu L. Isabelln has gone to Rut land for a few days. Dr. Kail S. CuhIi man of Brooklyn Is spending a few dajs vlth his parents, Mr, and Mr--. O. H. Cushman. W. K Kager Is moving from the Hay. ward block on College sticei to ti,P faun s hlch ho recently put chased In the east part of tho town. -About C couples at tended the New Year's ball, which Land, lord Clinton W. Tlsdalo Kve at the 'reen Mountain house In Kast Middle, bury Monday night. VII 1 urn's nichestra of Middlebury piovlded music Mr. nun Mrs. K. T. Chattel-ion and Miss Delia B. Beeloy have returned to ltiiiland after spendlnu the holidays In town. -Parsons Billings, one of Hie oldest nnd most n. spected citizens of this town, died at his home on Case street Sunday at'tnrnooti Rt the age of Ml years, lie lived tl t),s county most of his life. Ho Is survived by a wife, ons son, Walter, with whom he lived with for a number of yoam, and three daughters. The fiim r.il was held from his late home nt eleven o'clock sesterday moinlng uiul bnil.il was In the family lot In the L'iimj Hlieet .iimetcry, Profrtsor Kdwuid U. Collins lll lecture at Richmond Friday evening In the college extension Irruiru cjiiisc -Harold llebert, the young son of Mr. and Mrs. Chnrlri Hebert of Washington ttreot, was taken to tho hospital ut Hm llngton Monday, lor un operation, I In was accompanied by his mother Miss Berths, Smith, who has been visiting her (cdutlnueit ou paga 2)l ADMIRING NATION MOURNS DEATH OF ADMIRAL EVANS Acute Indigestion Suddenly Ends Career of "Fighting Bob," One of the Iron Links That Bound the Old Navy to the New. Wnsll1nt,tini. It.jlilri I ' K.ll admiring pin In'- l'll 111 IllH lll'l'l gl'.-tlnU .mini 1 im; iu,til ir 1 way III less tlmi ' lelonly late ln .. '. Acute inn'- himself iclvon Alrn!rnl Bvnns thu cum ..' of one nr the iniiml of tho Atlantic fleet In Its cruise In tho navy. He ground the world, the choicest nsslirn- O llo'trs. I ITlellt n"ir cxletlde.l fn no ATn.rlenn t" Adin'ml Kvntii. Iiorti r, years ngn In I r.nval olllcrr In time of peace. Fluid ..iM-t, Virginia, arose to-day up- "tie wax practically tin 111 man vhon piiiftitl. In better health imil spirits than u. , selected for this, i.npniunt he hud i-njiypil In fometlmr. For yenr.s .. duty." said Mr. Metcnlf, "but his aplen Hiiffenr from hl wpunds sustained In 'did record Justified tho department In the elvll W.iraml from recurrent attacks , rlvlng Mm thl, recognition of his long of rheumallc rout, the aKed (Itjhior neem-i nnd efnelont service. He wns ono of 'I to hnvi- shaken off Hie burden of his i the most elllclctit nnd capahlo officers ndv.ini Uvt days lie illrplnyeil high splr- it.s nt breakfast eon at 110011. iind at" !i hearty lunch- While In his librarv at two o'clock the' adinltnl was stricken. Instantly his fanv lly sent for Pr. S. S. Adam.', who on his 1 arilval found te pntlpnt In cint jialn I After treatment Admiral Kvans fell into 11 rrstles.s flrcp and It was thought that til" daiiRer had passed. Short!'.' after four o'clock. Inwenr, he awakened and raising him: lf with dllllculty announced ;hai In- wis cl oklnsr. "I cmiio! (i my breath," he .said and sank bin k. At 1:4.". o'clock he died, con- loii to il.o end. 1 I rdsid- nt the time of h deaih i' wife, ''iN liaiiKhtrr. Mrs. . t and Mi d uiphter-ln-lnw'. M.'s. I .' i:ans, wife of the ndmlrnl's . c. . Il-.ue'iant-.ommaniler In th" ' 11, d now rn diltv On the till pi do .I. tnnc I- .Mcnaluin nt Hoston. The' cher member W i'O . I'l 10 if his Immedliite fa rill wits hu il'iuut'i. 1 f 1 'apt. 1 'harles 'he armored crnl Y.rs A!, r-'i. . ifr Mill stl. 1 ii!P'i..l .Ipi N01 tli ' ,; ' !ii ;i IHTICIAI. I'llP'MCS SHOCK 1:1 1. Tin- news spread with Kiiat rapidity f ul defenses nt Fort Fisher, N. 0. that and enured a pMifound shock In 0flicl.1l j yoiuiK Kvans received the wound circles, l'lcidrut Tnft was one of the , through ttu- thlsrh that made him 11 fi:r,t P i-xpir-F his Krlef and condolencu 'cripple for life. lie suffered three otbor He said; w'ouii'ls, but ns soon ni he was ilis- "Admltal Kvans w.is one of the most chai'Rtd from the hospital he aain successful -. 1 1 i;i 1 1 1011 cuiiimandu! s we have plunged into the flRhtlnf,' and served un Imd in the navy for a Uuik time. He was it 11 Hi" end of the Civil War with f,-reat a rlKlil disciplinarian of (illicit decision and credit. admirably advised In tlio Intilcaoy of the With the ending of the war there machinery of crnl.-'ci s ., mi battleships anil came a period of stiiKnatlnn which skilled In drilling them 1 am very sorry inured the nasslnc of the old wooden to hear of his death." I Admh l IVwey was so overcomn that civil pursuits. althoUKh never relln hr could utter hut a few words: "I am ; ipilshlnp; his connection with the serv sh. cl-eil '.iiot.d ,iirn.i" t il.r sudil-u , 1-, fflcl, as soon as ConftieSH ilr.itll of 1.1c Hfetuni; friend. Adllllril I mnntfeuted lis nurnoHn to inert Ihn tn- Fvnns." was all oe could sa.. Secretarv Mr..r paid this ttlbute to the olllcrr's nn-iuory: "By the sudden denth of Admiral Kans the country lores one of lis tnot brilliant and able otllcers. It was on account of his ability that president Kocevi-lf t.e lecte.l hltn a- 1 iiintnander-ln-chlef of the fleet Ibiit (inlsid around the world. Although on ilie retired list, hn had kept up h's arilve ser b -. and his unexpected draih 1 utiles as a shock to the navy." S Treasurer of Van Keuren & Thorn- ton Paid S2.400 Alimony Out of 84,000 Salary. 1 Nt w Yin k. .1.111 -Percy !. Vander- oef, well known In murennt lie circles SHORI $140,000 CENTRAL VERMONT In this .I',-., surrendered himself at thp ,roui,ie hoglnnlng when tho early the crlinlnal .ourts building late to- morning Boston-Montreal sleeper was day 10 face charges of rinbrzzlemont ,,p two and a half hours by a of approiilinutely $1 10,000 from tho freight train, disabled between Oeorgla large wholesale dry goods house of mid Oakland. This nUo delayed the early the Van Krtiren & Thornton company t-uuthhound mall train, of which he was trriisun-r and In About two hours later the derailment which he had held positions of trust ucicuneil near StanbrtdRe, Que., of the ever sinco he nnteri-d Its employ it) southbound New Kngland States Limit years ago us a boy. Through counsel ed. due here at 10:82 a. m. For some un do waived the question of ball anil en- explained reason, the entire train of five tered a formal files of not guilty. Ho ''"'" went off the Iron while running at was locked up In the Tombs for ,l I'ltb speed. The track and roadbed further examination on Friday. WMfi ,orn P f, 3" "ill lengths, but none Vnnderoef Is 117 years old and lives "r ,,lr' ,'an' "'f'r'" "P"t and the nnlv In Rust Orange, N. J., with a mother ,1"""l'' ,lf"" was that to tho running nd "Istcr. Ho was divorced bv his wlfo seven years ago and has sinco been paying her f 2.400 a year alimony. His salary as treasuror of the dry goods firm has been J4.000 a year, and he also held .$1S,000 took In the corporation, which counsel said to-day had been turned out as partial resti tution for the alleged defalcations. District Attorney Whitman appearing at the arraignment of Vnnderoef on tho -technical charge of the larceny of $2oft, de clared that the treasurer's books Indicated ' "; . , ,7 ' ' . " j"-nt"i mi .vrnr, ur inn tire time In which he had been tren.surer and In coinpleto charge of the llrm's llnances. All of the alleged defalcations were by check Iransiiction.s, covered up, It Is nllcged, by Mciltlous entries In the firm's books. So Implicit bad been the. triiht In Vnnderoef thnt bis books luid undergone but perfunctory examinations; until recently aroused. when suspicion was TAFT IN RACE TO STAY. "MithliiK hut llenth I nn Keep Mr (hit at l ight .Nun." Washington, Jnn. 3. "Nothing but death i-i 1 keep me out of the light now." Pii stdi nl Tnft Is reported to hao Hindu Oils statement to Willie Homo call it. 4 to d,i mid to h.iu added that he hud 110 objection to thu statement being made public. It undoubtedly was liil. tnb-d to set ut rest all ropnrls that Mr. Taft might with draw from thu race tor the republlcnn nomination for president In favor of Colonel Roosevelt. The hwit VALlUa In town In a fur - nlshed room may be Indicated In on of ithim'i ado. Rem- Ai1inlr.il1 Former Secretary of the Navy MM ing Ii(ll" In Mil I'lllf. Whl) lllllirifinoil In ho In Wnlilni.. ion to-dnv. neilnted nut ihnt hn v....' the navy has known nnd hln name has been a household word for maty yenrs." HOUND OilJ) NAVT TO NKW. One of the Iron links that bound tho "I'l navy to the now, a commandlnt? fiRiiro In each, was Kobley I). Hv.ins, He did not take kindly to the. sobil.piet of "r:ifhtinK Hob" for although of Kruff e.':'ertor he whs a nan of the kindliest Impulses. Thus it tir'. cr was lined In his pic.-rnre by his frlcndr. Hut his daunt less couracn In times of Ltrcat ptur Prniy, the fji'lin determination with which he faced overwhelming odds ard the stoicism with which ho bore his outids and cazel unf llnchlnKly In the f' ,r ,I"!Uh mAp tho ml, H0 nPPm- prl.ne that as "Kiehtlnc Hob" he was know n wherever the EnKllsh lansuaKn is 'l'' "w,,,v ,l "u .-e:.' to :be Aavnl Aciulemy at Annapolis, Hefore be bad pot far with his studied th.- ''lll War broke out. and throwing his hunks to the winds he wnt to se.i and wns nsslpned to tdockade dut.. u wn:- In one of the two' n Hacks mado by the northern navy upon the power- navv. Kvnns drifted for a time into (sl.stent demand of Secretaries Chand ler and Whitney for a renovation of the American navy, Kvans rami) baok Into tho rervlco nnd was one of the leadliiK spirits In plnnnlnpr tho rudi ments of what Is now the American modern navy. TOOK DOLPHIN AP.OCND WORLD. It was Kv.itis who took tho little despatch boat Dolphin on a cruise around the world to test the struc tural stretiKth of this first product of LUCK SIDES WITH jTew England States Limited Jumps Track and No One Suffers Injury. St All-ans, Jan. 3. To-day was. ono of ,,t,,,,, ,i,.i,... c-t..r,i i'.,mi "'"r- nn-cKing irnin una crow was hur riedly despatched to th scene, together with a tpeclal train to bring In the pas sengers nnd baggage. A special train w ns made up bore to replace tho regu lar The noon tialn, No, 18, snuilibound wa.s held here to take tho delayed pas sengers toward Hoston and this delsyed the up. train, No. 1", due at 2:'.fi which did not arrive until nearly 4:00 p. m. In nil the mix-ups not a passenger nor employe wns Injured. It was one of lllOS.. llnVu 1,'linn ,1.1.... n ,.n .. .An t,iero "eeiiied to bo no end to It ('MANOR IN RUTLAND Rutland, Jan. 3 -The Rev, PRIKSTS. ChnrlcH 11. '"ffy 'ho came to Riitlind about tlue.i I '""n"m l" wtcceed tho Rev. T. .1. HvnO" n assistant to the Rev. J. M ! Urown ut St. Peter's Church, left to- dav for Springfield. Mass.. to lake un ilinllnr work. He will be succeeded ill this city by the Rev. Charles llurlce of Sprlngtleld, a recently ordained priest. Tim change Is made because Father Duffy has had a wider expeiienco and the work Is morn urduous In Spring Held than In Rutland. ABOUT U) SKKIC 1 ITlZKNHHiP. Montpeller. Jan. 3. Judge .1. L. Mar tin of Biattlelioro presided at u session of I lilted S.ates coin t heie to-duy nnd Hie -ei'.slon will continue to-morrow. About M expect to lie liuidn citizens. Seven rases wern dismissed, and 'd con tinued. Those taking the oath yesterday Included uliin Italians, two natives of , Switzerland, one of Turkey nnd four sub- 1 Jecls of King (luurge. ! Postal savings bank bonds to tho l amount of Hn.efto.oon will b IksuciI to I postal savings depositor by tho tteaaury tfpruatB( tUU month. the Ihfnnt -'p"' shipbuilding art of the I'liHeil c'iH''i' He alw.iss Kot the best ship' '" 1 ," new. si ,ei alipo his Rtipcrl"! iii'cn luirw he could ba trusted to liutullc them safely and do velop their rtrnnir and weak points. It luiiiiifl ht with the Kunboat Yorktown. : - ilroppcd In at Valpurnl so, Chile, In 1.S01, nnd found an op portunity 'o 'iispiny nil of tho dctcrm- inntlon nnd "ouraEo he pnajpsHed. Sotnn of thp Anierlcati sailors hsd been maltreated 'ii 1 .nurderously aiiKaulted and HvauH felt It his rlutv to demand protiH-tion nu.i ropnintton. Tim oddH apiiln.st him were ffmiesiiuely Inrifn. The tiny Vol blown j,, ( ln ,,)e n(1,,hnr under tho Kims of the whole Chilean fleet, j'rt Uviuis never faltered but carrlod rut bin pttrpo.se and silled ' .c;,:;hk dropped inyestmtion can national nlr to the accompaniment I of sullen "nlutes from the Chilean 1 forts and win ships 1 " A few i rv vnrs etiq-iKed In duty on tho commim '.on board, nieh planned tho i Bookwalter Became a Partner m mnderti la'tlesbips nnd cntlrerK, and In several I nit cruises to ,ry out the rtrult of his 1 mln work, on the hlKh reas, broutfht Kvn. then a 1 untn.indei-, to tho openlmt of the Sp.inlsh-Amcrlcan War. He wanted a hutileshlp and he got one, one nf the h'-X, tho Iowa, which rep resented the ln'rt plodiict of the Amer ican ship vnrds. When Orverni's (leet made lt.-t fatal dish tlire (?h tin lil'i kadliu: .ships off HHiMliif'n on July :), 1OT. rar,i ,)n nwns-, ship tool, n notable part In the SlMnllo ruiinini; 'H;ht that followed. For his (,-al-lnn'ry In this action he received- the th'inks of Co.iKiess and was promoted. ma onowNiNo achikvhmknt. As a ftill-fledgod rear iu1tnlr.il, Kvans was called uiion to tale the Atlantic licet around the world and how he was selected has already been told by former rfecre tn Metcnlf. That brilliant achievement, tho llrst world cruise nr an nrmored tleet of that size and power, fully tested Ad miral Kvaii'-'s nb!l!: an ort'iinlzer and 11 commander. All tlmt the public knew nat that 10 b-it'.lcKhlrv- had made a :r,') rnlle cruNe. they could not Imncin" what that mean' to the directing mind of th'e '.leet, of th- maii hoi.rs of anxiety sp. nt In poitrlntr o-r charts of harbors !nl of teefs, of ptannlni; for supplies o. fuel and food and of Iweplnp topethrr in con tented and happy rnood the thousands of men who made up th" crews of the war ships. By the time be had reached Sun Fran cisco the strain had become so severe that he was unublo to leave his bed and it was necessary to relieve hint from the command nt that place. Active duty terminated for Admiral Kvans at that point. It Is true that he did not (to on the retired llt until a few months aiterwai-1, but never aKaln was he called upon to direct the movements !"f 'l sllI or a fleet Me retired to his iiualnt. oli1-fasiiined home In this city and, jurrouiid'd by hl.i fnmlly. spent m liiij'.-'Iuess . lie ' ; remaining years of ( his life, ills l!r' ,-e gave him oppurtun-1 11 10 execute nis long-cnerisned Idea of 1 telling fomo of his wonderful e:.porlences and these pe had sot out In some books whlch are to be found In the librarle of even' American ve"sel and wherever men like to read of gallnnt exploits on tho fea. Tho funeral will be held Friday, al though the exact hour Is not yet set, nnd It Is, expected that Admlrnl Kvans will be buried in tho national cemetery nt Arlington with full naval honors. SUPREME COURT BUSINESS. Orleftns Ccmuty ( use DlfinilNHed r- Kiimrnts On In Mimtiiellcr Suit. Montpeller, Jan. 3. In supreme court this morning, the Orleans county case of C. R. Holden vs. Merchants' National bank, et at. was taken up, Attorney Jlogcrs appearing for the plaintiff and John Young of Newport for the defen dant. The facts showed orator bought a gasoline engine of iv Manchester, N. H., firm and gave his note for orator claiming the property was sold nnd note given for same and thnt agent misrep resented the machine. The nirt decided the case could not come before It proper ly at this time and It wns dismissed The Washington county cni-o or State vs. J. H Kelley wa.s passed up on briefs. Arguments weie made In the Franklin county case of N. Myrtle Bradley vs. Jano S. Hentley, and trustees, Klmer Johnson of R. Albans and R. W. Aus tin of tlm same city representing plain tiffs nnd defendants. The case, was brought to iccovnr amount of deposit in a Massachmetts savings bank mado by Darius Bradley, deceased, brother of Jano Rentier, di-fendnnt, and which the plaintiff claims was made in trust for her The Chittenden county enso of Statu of Vermont vs. Sidney Snyder, excep tions being mnde to Judgment of Bur lington city couit, was submitted on briefs. Thin aftornoon, tho arguments were heard In tho case of Marshall Wood and W. T. Dewey, administrators, against city of Montpeller, W. B. C. Stlckney nnd W. N Therlault repre senting plaintiffs and Clt Attorney- H K. Il.illoy Hie ilefundiiut. W, T. Dowey dlod since the rase wan brought nuel Mr. Wood continues as surviving Ad ministrator Mr. stlcknoy .-undo argument yesti-rdnj and Mr. Hulley began tho iirgiiini'nis for tho defin' elaut whun court adjourned until to morrow. Tho action brought Involves the question of whether the city ac cepted title of deeds inaile out by the Pitkin estate adminisi r.itors In i-on-vnMince of hinel which they claim the city purchased for a site fur a. school building. Afterwiud Hie vote to pur chase the properly in question wns ii-sc'liiiled and the city claims It never ai'cepie-il the deeds. In the lower tribunal Judgment Was for the defen dant. Frld.iv afternoon tho court heais the 111 guuieiitH In the Chittenden county iii.so of M. I- Powell, ti- vs. C. L. and K. P. Woodbury. ALL TIIH OFl'ICKR.S TOWLK. South Franklin, Jan, y.- There probably Is not another town In New Kngland ur tbw I'nlled Mtntes wheie a good-slzi'd S. inlay s. bool Is ollkned by priscum all bi tiring tlin snuii fainl naiiir, us the M 'thodlHt Kplsi-opal school heir Is The y ele teet olllcer ate: rfupvt Intend II K Towle,' nislKtaiu. 11. 10. Towle; i o iw. i in 1 u lowie; tiv.iK.irei, (i. K. Tl e. chorister, Towle. urgaulbt, J M Maude Towle. many questions o0 you ask yuur (sucu as - whi in can I find a cood lupherT") which tho want ails, will k answer ur I'ou; CHARGES Mi B! DETECTIVE BURNS1 1 ' .Pormor MaVOr Of Indianapollfl 1 S;id to Have Known of ' Dynamiting. Printing Concern with Which Union Men Were Identified. I Los Angeles, Jan. 3. Samuel U Brown, " j chief of the detectives uttac.hed to th ! office of the county district attorney, to Inilianapolis. Jan. 3. Dutc-tlvo Wm. J.,tiay announced that a le;al battle was Hums, before leaving late to-duy forlimm, bet,..er,n himself and Uctectlve Philadelphia, openly charged former Mayor Chns. A Hookwalter of this clty!for the nrrat nf persons responsible with noKligeiu'r ln not luivini? prosocuted for tlie dyiuunltln of the Times build John .1. McNamara two years ago nnl,ll(. JI(, 3aM th roward8 8tlll in effct evidence in his possession Indicating that ppt0xmat, $.,(iOO. offl liils of the International Asswlntion ..j teiWaphed to District Attorney f Hrldgr anil Structural Iron Workers i.v-ederlcks of Los Angle, who Is ln bad mused dynamite explosions here. Indianapolis now," said Brown. "As soon Hums declaiisl t lit-t the former mayor tis j recclN w answer I shall start suit I lopped the InvesiK'iitlon 'ind not long , cvtTy s,ace )n the country where ro afterward was Invited to become a mem- I wrluB wero offered. I shall sua for half her of si printing tlrm lining mucn worn.'. foi national labor unions and In which already Samuel (lumpers, president of the American Federation, Is reported to have been Interested. Kookwnlter ln tin inu-Mew io-cia , denied that (lumpers at any time had lid n concerned In the printing firm or 1 that he kn.i.v him Intimately, but said that part tiers In the tlrm were Leo M. Rappapor:. counsel tor the International 1 Association of Hridge .ind Structural 1 iron Workers, and Hugo Thorsch. a long-time fili-nd of (lompers. Hookwalter admitted that two years ago he had told a score of prominent national labor leaders that he was convinced of the guilt, of John .1. Mc- Namara nnd the iron workers' union In connection with the four explosions on property of Albert Von Ppreckelsen in October, 190!). "Whv didn't Hookwalter pursue his Investigation?" queried Burns; "either ns mayor or as a private citizen after in. retired from office shortly nfter- 1 ward? It was hlu duty to prosecute or trll the public what In- knew. If he had done so, scorns of subsequent explosions might ha''e been vrnied " pre- WILL T1CLL (iRAND JI'RY FACTS. The dotectUe asserted thai he could not at this time discuss the details of Boolcwnller's alleged relations with fiompers or the printing esiabllsh metit, but said thut all information developed In his Investigation would be turned over in the government they might chooso t The C.i'inuiu general election" will be held January 12. France Is considering an appropriation of Jlii.fvi.Ki0 for an aerial rejiment. A new Connecticut law banishes tho common towel and the public drinking cup. Tlie National Telephone company syi tem of Kngland pushed under tin- govern ment control January 1. t'nited Stairs Senator Lodge lias be come a patron of a Washington roller skating rink. l'neinployeel operathes of Luncashlr Knghind, cotton nillls. have Increased 10 aD.'xl Pieslilent Taft sent a cabin of con gratulation to the King of Slam, whoso lillthdaj Is on Now Year's. While descending the steps of the navy building at Wnhlni!ton. Rear Admlrsl Potter fell mid bioke his nose. A chair used by Nnpoleon nt St. Helena and said to be worth Jlf.,000 was told nt auction In London for 17.f.o. A poll shows that lo per cent, nf tlio democratic editors of Nebrns-kn are for Ucodrow Wilson for Picsldi'tit. San FrancWco labor unions refu-n to .'ontrlbute any fund." for the defense of the liiellctfd Los Angeles labor leader. A slot machine Hint takes photographs hns been iiiHtiiU'eii In tlie V. M. C. A. building In West Mth rticet. New York. Ode. sa Ami'rKni owing to iiiacliiurry. ins the i, rods in I'lfoit to boycott proving fnllute the :.nulnr"v of American Hoipltals miller the New York de partment of charities am overcrowd ed and patients nru slfi-plng on cots In coirldors nnd alcoves. Claude ilr ihaine.Whltn sau thut within 20 .wars a regular 15 hour aeroplane pas-sriiKi-r service will I"' In operation hi twi'en I-ondon and N"W York. I'hivk eiK-: foi all otllclals, big nnd little, have lieeu InHalled III the ofllces of the Bethlehem Steel works at South He thlrbem. Pa Tim electors of to transfoim the illsltlct nloi',1. the of Colunihlii Ottnwu luive voted city Into a federal lines of the District West Virginia democratic newspapers controlled by Hetmtors Watson and Chil ton are booming Scnntor O'aorman of New York for the democratic nomination or vrjl(lnL o make- The fed- ..f evidence w1'" e eral grand Jury resumed to-day Its Inquiry Into tho nllepcd dynamiting plot of nntlonnl extent. For tho Von Spreckelscn explosion!, tho dynamite Is presumed to have been brought from I.loomvllle, Ohio. "People who defeat the onds of Jitsttco," ho said, "are guilty wlUi those who wero actively engaged ln a consplraoy to vlo Mto laws." Uoolcwaltor stated that his reason for dropping the dynamlUnit Investigation was that ho personally had f.nanced It and when his term of office as mayor expired he felt that hU publlo Interest In it was dead. 1 A conference was held late to-day In which participated United Htates District Attorney Onirics W. Miller, ln cliareo of the Rovernment's Inquiry hero; Opcar Kowler, ipeclal government prosecutor, District Attorney John I). Fredericks of Las Anseleii county, California, who prosecuted the McNnmaraa, and Waltr Drew, counsel for the National nrotors' association It Is understood that tho government's ate asalnst the alleged conspirators waa I mapped out. ' A number of Important vvltnoase nr 1 orpectcti to testify to-morrow. Detective j Bums will return hero Friday. I ANOTHER CLALMANT FOR. ItEWAJvP , ,.., for ,ho rt.war(iH 3ffered an n "Nothing would please me more than to tell In court what I know about the arrest of the McNamaran, at least tho 1 western end nf It. and to tell how It waa accident on the part of Burns, CORROBORATE TESTIMONY. "r. Therlnult Tnk-n. the Stnml nnd Denies the Charge, Woodstock, Jan. 3. Witnesses to-day In tno caJlfi of stllte VHi Dr j jr. Thertault of ciaremont. N. H , oharged with having performed a criminal operation on Alice Towle of White River Junction and also with having tnurdeied the child, John TowU. corroborated the testimony of yes- lerday. Chief of Police Ober testified thut Therlault ncted strangely when he left the train at the Junction the night of tho operation. Harriet Howard said that Therlault had n bag In his hand when ne came to in room, jnmes rius corroborated the testimony of Alice Towle and Identified the cla-ek ior given iier to pay TliTln lit For the defense. Dr. Th.-"iaiilt denied the charges and said that be refused to help Alice Towle when she called. He was called again and stayed through her confinement. Ho gave her chloroform to case the pain. Kills asked him to take the child and he refused. He did not In jure or chloroform the child. The bag, be said, was a small medicine case. Dr. Minor of Windsor testified that the respondent could t.o' : reduce a mlscar m ileted to-morrow. Barney Hack. iVi, is dead at a hospital In Louisville, Ky , of voluntary starva tion, having refu.-ed for eleven days to partake of food. Washington says there Is a scheme working to defeat Woodrow Wllon for the democratic nomination for president by booming other candidates. The St. Francis Xavler Catholic Church ! at Warwick, Md.. built S2T years ago In! the time of Lord Baltimore, has been de- stroyed by fire. I The capital stock of the Kellson Manu facturing company has been reduced In nominal value from J100 to !2 n share, cut ting the capital stock from f.r.ii,Ooo to $10.- There were 531 building plans filed In Manhattan during It'll for work valued at fM,tSS,275, against Sts plans entailing fM, 703,(W In 1910. Democrats In the Huuse plan to strike out from the sundry civil appropriation bill appropriations of J2.fi.ooo for the presi dent's tariff hoard, ITu.fMl for the economy commlKslon and J25,Oi) for the president's traveling expenses. It It proposed to electrify San Fran cisco on a gram! scale by water power de veloped ln the Slerr.i.s. It Is figured that electricity will be cheap enough to make It available for heating ns well as light ing. The J. 1. Case Threshing Machine com pany of Racine, Wis., has Increased its capital from :,noo,ii to Jl0,0iv,0"0 to ex tend Its field of operations. Aeroplanes and their motive power are part of its future production. South Aft lean diamond mines have pro duced 1iV,uhi.oi carats of diamonds since the mines were discovered 111 M'.S. These gems were sold to the public for $2,oi.iYH, iXl. The t'nited States buys 60 per cent of the world's diamond output Owing to Hi" protest of Representative Burleson of Texas, member nf the Mouse committee' on impropriations, all tho uni formed policemen at tho Whlto House and executive olllres ore to be removed In the alleged Interest of economy, A Washington special to the New York World states on the highest authorlt that the nnme of Roosevelt Is never men tioned at the White Houto now. Presi dent Taft refutes to dlsciibs Colonel Roosevelt or liH actions with anyone. During the last half of 1911 ttvnitr. disbursements exceedod receipts, exclu slve of cnuitl operations, by about 22,00i WO; corresponding deficit In 1910 was J3, S70.O0O. The principal cause of tho in creased deficit was a falling off of $10, oOo.OOl In customs and Increnso of 17,000,001 In raw expenses. LocuMorivE n IE ID WRECK Worcester Oigarmaker Ran En gine 17 Miles in WUd Plight. HIT BOfYf TRAIN HEAD-ON Passengers Given Bad Fright and Shock Jaw Woman Fractured and Jardine Wbter, ItMi, Jan. 3. A locomotive joy ride Is deplored by New York. New Haven & Hartford railroad officials to have been tha cause of a head-on collis ion to-nlpht with the Norwich line boa train runnlnc botween Worenster and New Ixmdor., the slight Iniury of olovon pasr.engers and thi arres of Ralph 1 Jardine, a Worcester clgarmaker, who V said to have been at tho throttle of the wild engine. The passengers on tho boat train were given a bad frlifht and shock. The most seriously ln'ured was Mr. Benjamin Bavory of WlllimanUc, Conn., who suffered a fracture of tho lower Jaw, and numerous cuts and bruises. While the engine was standing without an occupant ln the railroad yard at Worcester, Jardine Is said to have climb ed aboard and to have run It over 17 miles of track In a wild flight to this city whor.i he met the boat train and the collision occurred. Both engines wero wrecked. Hying coals set fire to the ex press car of the boat train and tho local department wa.s called out to extinguish the blaze ADDISON COUNTY FAIR DATES Will He Held Atisuat 37 to HO Net Profit NlT7.tia President Weeks He-elected for Fifth Term. Middlebury, Jan. 3. The annual meet ing of the Addison County Agricultural society la the town hall this afts.noon was largely atte.nded. The reports of Secretary Frank ?. Dyer of Salisbury nnd Treasurer Char'es r. Rogers of Middlebury were unanimously adopted. The treasurer's report gives the receipts from the fair last fall as $11,027.00 and the disbursements ns J13.350.13, leaving a net profit of $r,"7.6fi. The frenoral account shows receipts of e.4!V5.I7 and expendi tures of S.01R.S5 of which 12.S49.S1 was for new construction, leaving a balance of $171 !C. nnd with other assets, n balance of $4,97s.;.1. President John E. Weeks of Middle bury was elected president and on taking the chair made a brief nddress In whloli he men inned that this was his fifth election to the office. He made several recommendations, among them that the I price of si asnn tickets be raised from Jl.M to $2 and a motion to this affect, made bv J H Donnelly of Vergennes, was carried unanimously. Col. S. A. llslty of Middkbtiiy was chosen first vice-president, and K. X. Bissell Of Shoroham. sec nnd vice-president. Tlie other officers elected are: Sec retary, F. C, Dyer of Salisbury; treas urer, Charles r. Roeers of Middlebury: auditors, Charles A. Chapman of Fer risburg. J. M. Burke of Middlebury and John A Fletcher of Middlebury: directors for three years each. John A- J""'!, Woybrldge. William C Hack of Orwell, and Cyrus II Smith of Brldport. The next fair will be He-Id August 27. 2S, !B nnd CO. The meeting waa followed by tho customary entertainment provided by Colonel Ilsley. It was given by the Standlsh Mala quartetto of Boston and by Hebert A. Clark of Boston, humorist, singer and Impersonator. The entertainment was received with grent npplnuse and was fully equal to any of its predecessors. RUTLAND FAIR MADE $8,000. Total Receipt Were $181 -4.31 Bl Bft I'slil Attendance 16,331. Rutjand, Jan 3. The Rutland Coun ty Agricultural society cleared $6,000 over and nbove the expenses of the fair of 1911, according to the reports of the officers at the annual meeting here this afternoon. The total re ceipts wore $15.214 31 and after pay ins 1,000 on old Indebtedness. $2,700 on bulldlnif and ground Improvementa and $1,300 towards the new grand rtand, In addition to current expenses, there Is n balance of $210 In the hands of Treasuier Will I Davis. The largest day's receipts wore J5.f!.r..9. when 16,321 paid admlsslona were' recorded. Tho society paid tl, 711. us for races, $2,321.12 for prem iums and Judges and $2,S95.54 for spe cial attractions It was decided to make a new floral hall one of the Im provements for 1912. The following officers were elected: President, W. K. Carter, Plttsford; vice-presidents. F M. Wilson of Rut Innel and Robert Mead of West Rut land: secretary, W, K Farnsworth of Riitlanil. treasurer, AVI1I L Davis of Rutlanel; auditors, Fred A. Field, F, O. Duntoii nnd W. R. Klnsmnn, all of Rutland; trustees, W. K, Carter of Plttsford nnd O. S. Haley nnd W H. Spauldlng of Rutland. FOl'RTH MASONIC DI STRICT. Rutland, Jan. 3. The annual meotlns of tho fourth Masonic district will b held at Poultney January 9 with Mora 'tig Btnr Lodge. (Irand Master H, 'u. Rallou of Chester, Grand Lecturer P. A, ICIllutt, and Grand Secretary H. II. Roi of Burlington will ho guests uf honor, Thbi district Includes Brandon, Castle ton, Rutland, Poultney, Wallltitrford, Plttsford, Pnwlet, Fnlr Haven, Danby, Benson. Kast Wnlllnirford, West Rutland and Pructor.