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VOL. LXXXVI. NEW SERIES LVin.
WORTH GIVEN DEATH SENTENCE iJXIurderer of Maa Labell to Be Hanged at Windsor Janu ary 24, 1913. REIMS TO CODNTY JAIL "Slinks It "Tough Luck" tOl, Have to Work until October Solitary Confinement Thereafter. ." k i if .oritpoller. May S. In supremo court t i.s 'naming Judgo Lovoland'.Munson read en opinion sustaining the judgment of Ch'tti-nilen county court In the case of .Art m- Bosworth, connoted at the Sep tc ber term of the murder of Moo Ixi lie it Essex Junction Juno 7, 1911, and tli'n oissed sentence of death upon the 1e.m17cio.1t, who received It without a f 1 of emotion. He had nothing to say ie. re sentence was pronounced. The -entonre of the court Is that Bos u. ,1' lie taken at onco to tho Stato pris on at Windsor and there confined at hard l"' or until next October nnd then bo pi: ced in solitary confinement until Jan vi ty .1, 1!)13, nnd on that day, between I hours of one and three In the after r.' 1 n, ho Is to bo tnkon to tho yard of t .irisnn and hanged by the neck until c (1. Vie only part of the sentence that ap r? re.l to have any effect on Bosworth v. --. that which prescribes hard labor. Ho 1 on .it It "tough luck" to have to -work i .id ho hanged also. He was taken back t Turlington at noon and will remain ' liittenden county Jail until the mlttl 1 . is sent for his removal to Windsor. 1 . v, orth Is undersized In stature, 27 :. of age. with marks of low mentality I ni visible In his face. His low brow st it- 10 slope almost from the oyobrows, ad:, lias the general appearance of a via -rate. Ho was under observation at 1 niry previous to trial, and whllo 1V reoort was to the effect that he was 11"" Ysnne he was considered below the a. mc in Intellect. Vi ANTED NEW SUIT OP CLOTHES. i day before he was brought to -tpiller he made a demand on the ! rr.ff department at Burlington for aj .. cult of clothes. The demand was 1 - c 'tnpHed with. He woro here the s n- blown suit he had on at the time ; ri unfitted the crime. ros.vorth was convicted at the Septem ber, ISM, term of Chittenden county court. " T iury found him guilty of murder In '.' i.--t degree with reeommendntlon of - t l punishment. Tho crime charged r r!- -t him was the shooting and killing f V'p K. Labell, a waitress In tho depot : . -urnnt and hotel at Essex Junction c ..' up 7, 1911. H-sworth Is an Englishman. He re. r.t cd In Canada two years. Three months ('or- the rrlmo he camo to Vermont. I'e was employed as general utility man r round the hotel, and through his employ- in-nt nt the hotel mot Miss Labell. Sho made no advances to Indicate that she cared for him, but Bosworth fell In love with her. Her evident dislike for him troubled htm nnd he mado numerous threats against her life, llnnlly buying a revolver. He shot her five times. Bos worth Is quick tempered and gets rattled quickly. He has expressed sorrow for the rrlme. HIS RELATIVES ARB POOR. He has no relatives In this country Ills relatives In England are poor and while sending him money occasionally, , the sums are In small amounts, $1 and less. In denying the exceptions taken by Bos worth's counsel, the court upheld the homicide law passed by the last Legis lature under which the Jury may deter mine the degree of murder and recom mend with or without capital punishment. Tho court also overruled the exception taken to the order of the presiding Judge to the sheriff to call in talesmen before the panel was exhausted. Five talesmen served on the panel, the defense claiming the Jury was Illegal be cause of the order of the court. The date was fixed for January 24 so as to allow a session of the Legislature to Intervene before the sentence was carried out, as required by statute law. In case the Legislature Is In session on January 21 next, the Governor can stay execution a was done In the case of EIroy Kent Windsor county cases were commenced this morning, the first onse heard being Ithlel T. Johnson against William Q. Jones, trespass nnd trover, In which Gilbert Davis appeared for tho plaintiff and W. E. Tracey for tho defendant. COMSTOCK CASK ARGUED. Tho Windsor county easo of Jltate against Minnie Comstock, adultery, was tnken up In the afternoon. CJ. A. Davis, assigned ns oounsol for the defendant, made the first argument. Minnie Com stock wuh arrested nt her father's home at Windsor July 4, 1910, the officers hav ing found her, neoordlng to testimony In the lower court, sitting partly dressed nt the foot of a bed In which was ono Jack oo!y. It Is claimed sho had gone to the room after her clothes and had not been there moro than five minutes when tho officers entered. Certain evidence was ex cluded In the lower court upon which the defendant's exceptions were based as tending to show probability of certain facta. Tho sentence In tho lower court wan two and a half to three years In Bta to prison at Windsor. Btate's Attorney Blceels of Windsor county urgued for thu State. Tho Orange county (use of Dan D. Howe, guardian, against Margarut A. Mason, was the last case taken up dur- 1 1 0 afternoon, M, M. Wilson uppeius fur Howe nnd O. A. Davis for Margatet Mason. Tho casu arose from (ho settle ment of nn estate. Attoinev Wilson com plated his argument Just bo torn court ad journed, The ensa will be finished to morrow morning. HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT, THE NEWS BY COUNTIES ADDISON COUNTY WDDLEBVRY. The cattle shipment Monday consisted of two carloads. Tho meeting of tho La dles' Missionary society of the Memorial Baptist Church, which was to have been held at tho home of Mis, George Rose Tuesday evening, has been postponed In definitely 011 account of Illness. Word has been received from the Mary Fletcher hospital at Burlington that J. Sterling Mornn, secretary of the Y. M. C. A,, who underwent an operation there about a t ttit ntfl to t n,,t.m.ti 1- ..1,....1t. T"V... .l dlson County Fish and Game League have placed about CO.00O fry In various streams In this county. The league expects to re celvo a large number of fry from the gov ernment fisheries. Charles Urooks has purchased from Colonel S. A. Usley a strip of land in the rear of his homo on Washington street. Daniel McClullan, who has boon visiting his family bore for the past week, lias returned to Montreal. Monday, market day, eggs brought from 1 to 21 cents nnd butter, 2t to ."AMrs. Henderson and daughter have gone to fallsbury. l'ago Potter has returned from a three weeks' visit to his son, Page O. Potter. Jr., In Hartford, C'-tin. Mrs. Alice Duwey, widow of the late Noble Dewey, who had been In ill health only a couple of weeks with a complica tion of diseases, died at her home Just east of this village Tuesday morning at the ago of f.3 years. Sho Is survived by two daughteis, Miss Carrie L. Dewey and Mrs. Edith Robertson, nnd a grand daughter. Miss Louise Robertson, who lived with her. Tho funeral will be hold from her Into home this afternoon at two o'clock anil the interment will be In the family lot In the Footo street cemetery. Mrs, Raymond McFarlnnd and children havo gone to Cnstleton. Willi in Couiscy of Wcybridge, who was arrested Monday afternoon by Deputy Sheriff N. J. Snnford and placed In the county Jail, w.is in Judge Dickens's couit Tuesday morning and pleaded guilty to a mini oiunso or intoxication. He was fined $20.ill and It being the third offenco he was obliged to disclose. lie disclosed on .Vow York Stnto parties. He paid the fine and was discharged. Charles E. Voutt is ill. The Rev. J. D. Shannon is confined to tho house with tonsllltts. Stowell Dewey, the ton of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dewey of Wcybridge, was taken to the Mnry Fletcher hospital at Hurling, ton Monday, where he will undergo an operation for appendicitis. John I.. Stephens of Burlington Is In town. Austin Eubnr has returned from Bur lington, where be went after his daugh ter. Miss Mamie Eubar, who has been at the Mary Fletcher hospital, where she underwent nn operation. Tho annual meeting of the Stephens Episcopal par ish was held In the vestry of the church ,uonuay evening. Reports of the various officers were read and accepted. The rollnwing vestrymen were elected: Loroy C. Russell. A. D. V lttuni. .Touei.i, i' houn, Jr., Bratnard 11. Lane anil Chariot Cheney. Tho meeting of the vestrymen wns then called and adjourned until a later date. The 10th annual mooting of the Ad dison County Teachers' association and tonchers' Institute, under the di rection and supervision of the Stato superintendent of education, will bo held in this village Thursday and Fri day. May ir, an! 17. The following program will bo carried out: Thurs day forenoon, prayer, ajdrcss of wel come, response by the president. Ar thur AY. Eddy; primary language, Miss Bertha II. Burrldgo; primary reading, learning to read, William C. McGln nls; dinner. Thursday afternoon, in termedlate rending, to lenrn, Clarence H. Wlllcy; elimination of reading clnsses by combining grades, Mrs. Maude S. Wade; dramatizing as an aid to reading, Prof. Frank W. Cady; the value of elementary physiology, geog raphy anl history as a reading exjr dse, James C. Walker; discussion; supper. Thursday evening, Sherllnn's play, "The Rivals." will bo presented In tho town hall by students of Jlld dlehury College, under tno direction of Prof. Caroline Crawford. Those onlv will be admitted who hnv mem. b-rshlp tickets. Friday morning, hanj work in rural schools, Miss Clara Clark; sat work In rural schools, Mrs. Bertha H. Burrldge; the message of literature to the child, G. Cordon Newell; readings from standard liter ature, Irivlng L. Potter; discussions; dinner. Friday afternoon, goal of history teaching, Prof. Samu?l F. Em erson; business nirtetlng. All teach ers In Addison county nru expected to attend this Institute. The meetings of the Institute will bo held In tho Congregational Church. Teachers will register with tho socrotary of tho association upon arrival at Mldlle bury. Dr. Prentiss has returned rom Burlington, where he went with Pat rick Galvln, whom ho took to the Mary Fletcher hospital, whero he.un denvent an operation on one of his eyes, so bally diseased that It was necossary to have It removed. Tho Village Improvement society will hold a Jance In the town hall Friday evening, May 24. Vlttum's orchestra will furnish music. The ConirrHcr.i. tlonul Church rummage sale will he held In tho room undsr tho town hall Wednesday. May 15, commencing at nine o'clock. All contributions fm- the sale must he ready for tho col lectors Monday afternoon, May 12 Committee In charge, Mrs. Skiff, Mrs. Taylor nnd Mrs. E. II, Thomas. A cleaning "bee" will bo held nt tho Congregational Church next week, be ginning May 14. All Interested who Hre willing to help with time or mon ey, klnlly report to ono of the follow ing, Mrs. c. F. Harris, Charles Ring ham, Ethel Bingham Merrltt, Mrs Dlckoy and Mrs, B. H. Thomas. Tho Vermont Mnrhlo company's plant hero which has been shut down partly for the past four days has resumed work. Tlu cause of the sliutJown was a broken cable which has been repalre 1 Miss Fanny Burber, who has bea.i III, Is slowly recovering. Lako Dun inoro lodge, No, 11, T O. O. F., con firmed tho third degree on one candi date at their regular meeting Wed nesday evening --K. L. Ileustls and two young children have returned from Burllnston where they wont to visit tholr mother, who Is at tho Mary Kiotonor Hospital, where sho under wont an operation last week. Mrs. Fay C Warren Is 111 at her homj on Franklin street. VEROENNE8. Mrs. Anna S. Martin, widow of ox Limit, uovcrnor Bumliam Martin of Cholsoa, died Thursday morning at the home of her niece, Mrs. Oeorgo R. inome or this city, in her s.,th year. She had been 111 tho most of the winter, but had been able to be around tho houso most of the time. Mrs. Martin was born here and had lived here most of her life, with the, oxi option of the tlmu sho sp.mt in Chelsea and u short tlmo In tho West. For many years she was a member of tho Congregational Church of this city. Tho only near survivors ale a niece, Mrs, Thome, and her brother, Chnrlos Smith. rno funeral was hold at tho houso Saturday afternoon at two o'clock, Mrs. Susan A. (Bora) St. Lewis died Saturday nt her home on Main street after a week's Illness fiom lung trouble, ageil fl4 years. Mrs. St. Lewis was born In this city and always lived here. Kin was of a kindly nature and a good neigh bor. She Is survived by one sister, Mrs. Peter Austin, and four brothers, George II and Charles .1. Bora of this city, Wil liam A. Bora of Schenectady, N. V., and Welcome A. Bora of Tlconderoga, X. Y. The funeral services were held Mondav morning at St. Peter's Church, the Rev 1 A. ezlnn ofll"latIng. The bearers wore George P. Young, Dustln Barrows, N. J. Renaud anil Henry G. Miner and inter ment was in the old cemetery. Among those from away who were present at the funeral were W. A. Bora of Schenectady N. Y., and Mrs. Welcome A. Mora of Tlconderoga. In lug, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Edward Barrows of Waltham, and Mary Mable, eldest daughter of M and Mrs. .lublo Daniels of this city, wire married Tues day morning at St. Peter's Church, the P-.v. L. A Vezlna ollioiatlng. Joseph Austin was bet man and Miss Genevieve Harrows, sl.-ter of the groom, acted as bridesmaid. A wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride after which the biidal pnrtv went by automo bile to Burl.ngtoii, firm when' the newly wedded couple took a train south on their wedding trip. Mis. B. J. Simpson of West Ferrisburq was taken seilously 111 Sunday while on a visit to h.'r daughter, Mrs. Howard Hallook of Waltliam. ller condition now Is somewhat improved l 'hallos F. Morris returned Tuesday to Randolph after a visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Morris. Tim 21th district meeting of the Woman's Foreign Missionary society will be held In the Methodist Episcopal Church in this city 'his afternoon and evening. After noon program: One o'clock, devotional rvrvl.-o. Airs. S. S. Cobb: minutes. Mrs. C. D. Unrnap; rob call of missionaries, Mrs. E. A. Booth: report of district worlt. 1 -M"r,v Walker; election of officers; -Mis. Ixils Parker's letter, Mrs. Louise S Eddy: Madam Butler and her message, Mrs. .1 .vll,.n Morgan; hymn; missionary conference at Spilng Grove. Miss Ger trude Evans; "A Mite Box Talk." Mrs. F. A. Sisslon; "Ono Year of Jubilee." Mrs. F. B. Havlland; "New England Branch Meeting," Mrs. W. R. White; "Literature and Ioan Library." Mrs. F. C. Dyer; 'urnwn Worlt from China," Mr.s. J. J. Bummer. At t:lf, p. m., cbll dion's bout; addre.ss bv Miss Althen Todd, missionary from China. benediction. Evening program: hymn. K71; scripture lesson nnd pra.ver. tho Boy. S. S. Cobb; anthem; address, Miss Althen Todd: duet; offering; hvmn 10; benediction. -Mr. r anener or Lawrence, M.-if"., a former superintendent nt the State Industrial school, called upon friends hero yester day. The annu il parish meeting 'of St. Paul's Church was held Monday evening and the officers as follows elected: Senior warden, c. 1,;. pnrker; Junior warden, X. J. McCuen; vestrymen. T. Neville, J. A. Harrington, R. W. McCuen, V. A. iu-, r. 11. ,viam.s, t . . Chapman; treasurer, T. Neville secretary, N. J. McCuen; finance committee, x, .1 Mr. Cuen, F. If Adams, Mrs. R. w. Mrs. B. T. Field. Reports of tho various organizations were read. A report from the rector, the Rev. O. R. Brush, was road and suggestions In regard for plans for work given for the coming yeai At the close of the business meeting a social gainenng wns held at the rectory at which there were 9) persons present. Light refreshments were served by Mrs. F. A. Ross, Mrs. tl. C. Ingham nnd Miss Mnry Ross. A meeting was held nt city hail Tuesday evening for the purpose of pro. aiding a course of entertainments for the coming winter, the Rev. Richard G. Wood bridge presiding, nnd nn organization lormeu wnn omcers as follows: President, oeorgo Mono; vice-president, 'p. Neville; M-uiemry nun treasurer, E. W. Graves committee of nrrnngement, rapt Pnrker, Dr. r. Ij. rnie, c f. S. L. C. Cotey, Thomas Mark. Eton nelly BRISTOL. c E. Plrrco, II. Brls-tol people were too buy to pay niuoli attention to Arbor dnv.-Tho condition of Mrs. Caroline Hay Is t as favnrnhlo. AV. A. Lawrence nnd W. E. Hanks at tended the automobile show In Burling- 1 ners received live weeks' pay Saturday. -The Outlook club will meet with Mrs. Dike May 10- Dr. F M. Rogers 01 wigonnes was an over-Snndny visitor 01 .Mrs. .iomo .Morgan.-W. II. Bosworth Is nt homo fioni Pennsylvania -Edson K Stondman died nt his home in the "Basin" Sunday afternoon with pneumonia, aged 19 years. Ho Is survived ., his mother, Mrs. G. AV. .Stoadman; one son, Wesley, of Alva, Okla., who Is now here; and one daughter. Hattle lie was the son of George W. and Svllnda Brown Stoadman and a native of this town, Be fore moving to the village he was engaged In farming u t, ,,aKt ,mrt ot tno tnwi Ho had been partially crippled for several years, the jesult of a shock. Tho funeral was held at his lato home nt two o'clock Tuesday. Mr. nnd .Mrs. Fred Avery or Bellows Fulls ale visiting lela. fives i, town.-Mr. and Mrs. Eugene AloMinder returned I'llday from Geoig iaiia. Kin., whero they passed the winter. Mis. F. it. Inckermnn Is reported as comfortable UR could be after the opera tion. The meeting of the Outlook cluh has been postponed one weel;.-Tho members or the Congregational church and society will give a reception to thu Rev nnd Mrs, K, J. ICIock Friday even- (Continued on pace two.) BURLINGTON, VT.t TIU'RKDA V, .MAY !), SITUATION MORE SERIOUS HOURLY Foreign Coal Miners Embittered by Shooting- of Three by Stato Troopers. THREATS OF VIOLENCE MADE Feared That. Sefirch of Homes for Fircomis May Result in Bloodshed To-day at Minersville. PhllndHiililn, Mny S. Tho situation In the aiiibrncllo real regions Is be lieved to be growing more serious hourly. To-day's shooting of three foreign speaking miners nt Miners ville, by state troupers, has had tho effect of embittering the foreigners. It Is snld to-night that two of tho mon hnve no chance of recovery. At a meeting held to-night In Min ersville. nt which all Americans woro barred, threats were mnde against the troopers nnd the miners assembled say that they nre determined to prevent work being done at any nf the collier ies In tho MlnersIIIo section to-mor row. It Is feared Hint If the troopers at tempt to carry out their avowed Inten tion to search the foreigners' homes for firearms to-morrow, it will men., n day of h!,ished for MInorHvll!. . riot proclamation has been Issue, 1 by Sheriff Murphy warning all clli- zons not t.i assemble In rrnmk i, treets or ommlt overt acts. A petition was circulated tn-d.iv l.v tho foreigners .rnong the American residents demanding thai the authorities recall the mate police, hut It received few slgna tu res. There Is great excitement In Mlnersvllb. to-night berui.se of to-day's riotous dem onstrations nnd shooting but the troopers say that they do not anticipate further trouble. UNION COfNSELS PEACE. The leaders of the United Mine. Work ers are doing all in their porter to pre sent uioousiied nnd are cautioning the foreigners against making any demon stration against tho troopers. At Shenandoah the State troopers wore called out to-night to disperse a crowd of several thousand wbl-b had assembled on the main sti ,t localise of some trivial incident, bit there wis no vlolenc". Slier: f Glass said to-night th-u all was quiet .-it Mount Cnrmel. Ti.oks i,r the Natalie branch of the Reading railroad, nexr Shnmokln. wore dvnamltod late to-day, several ralLs being torn from the ties. The rond Ie-ids to the Natalie colliery which, however, has been idle sme the suspension of work on April 1. 'ITiere is an inoroaslng fooling of unrest in tho Seranton dlsti-Vt. Eighteen State police of Troop A, from Gieenshurg. ar rived to-day for patrol duty In the re gion north of Seranton where violence bioke out yesterday and was continued to-day. Two nrro.sts for nss.iult were mnde In .-cranioii 10-iugnt. the victim being a crippled fireman returning from work at tho Mnrvlne colliery. WOMEN CHIEF DISTURBERS. Women are the chief dlsturbeis In the Seranton region. About !",' of them gathered mar the Dickson and Von Starch collieries but there was no violence, In Peckvlllo a crowd of women nnd n few men marched to the Ontario waHhery nnd demnnded that operations censo, but union oificlals persuaded thorn to return to their homes. The fire or anger l.s smouldering and may break out at nny point nt any moment. Captain Groome of Philadelphia Is In chargo of tho State police and he has warned his men to avoid a con flict with the troublo making olonienl of the miners as long ns possible. WIFE BEATER SENTENCED. Itr Yearn for t'slnsr FIkIm Ton I'reelj Woman liny Xot Ileeoier. Rutland, May S. John Carroll, age H2 years, of this city was to-day sen tenoej to tho house nf correction by City Judge 1. G. Swlnnnrton to serve not less than throe years nor more than llvo on the ciinrga of beating ills wifo, technically breach of the pence. It may develop Into a caso or man slaughter as -Mrs. Carroll, who has severe heart trouble, Is prostrated from the shock of a blow from her husband's first on the forehead and It was thought yester.lny that sho was dying. The man was arrest 1 on com plaint of his tliren daughters who were nfrald to llvo In the house with him. Carroll was drunk r.t tho tlm? of the trouble, DROWNS 'LAUNCHING BOAT. (ilea l.nfcc In WeM ('n'stlrlon .Scene nt I'll 111 1 l.v Tragedy, Rutland, May.- William Cnrvey.18 yensr old, was drowned nnd his older brother, Thomas, nnd George and Thomas Kulley barely escaped a similar fate when a row boat which they were paddling enpslzed on Glen lake In West Cnstleton this after noon at r.iTiO o'clock. Thomas Cnrvey, 23 years old, was un conscious when be was roniovird from the water, but was resuscitated after he had been removed to his home. Georgo and Thoinius Kelley, aged nlno and Hi yeais respectively. eri clinging to the capsUed boat In an exhausted condition when they weie rescued by Cyrllls St. John, who rowed out 111 another bout. Tho bodv of William C.irvey was rocuvered from 30 feel of water by Edwin Larkln who dragged the bike an hour after tho acul dent , The Cnrvey brothers with their brother-in-law. C.vrllle fit. John, wero launching a boat which th -latter had bunt and 1012. NEWS TOLD IN BRIEF An ordlnanco will bo Introduced In 1 Now York limiting the height of build-1 lags on Fifth avenue to ISO feet. In the last otght rars $450,000,000 of British money lias been Invested In tho rubber plantation Industry, Fruit growers of AVnshlnston, Ore gon, Idaho and Montana have forfnel a Belling agency intended to wipe out the middleman. Combinations of farmers are blng formed for tho establishment of a chain ot Independent beet sugar re fineries throughout Colorado. By the joint wills of John Kinney and wife of New Haven, Conn,, Min nie Mohl, their faithful housemaid, re ceives their estate of Jl 5,000. The Masi-J-olntsotts Sennte by a tie vote of 19 to 10 refused to reoonslder the refusil to order to a third reading tho bill providing for a preferential vote for oandldatcs for the United States Senate Dmocrntlc members of the Senate committee on llnanco recommended tho reduction of the present tariff on sugar 3.1 1-S per cent., and have voted 10 abolish the Dutch standard and dif ferential on sugar. Indiana bituminous miners' delogates have voted to adopt a report favoring a strike In that Held, subject to ex pected approval of the national execu tive hoarl to-day. The Russian minister of agriculture has submitted nn adverse report on prospects of enlatglng and extending cotton culture and establishing new plantations in Central Asia. What was thought to be a bomb sent to Colonel Roosevelt proved to be a small clock anl two bottles of patent medicine, tho purpose ot which Is to reduce fever. Empiess Eugenie, widow of Napo leon III, deposed emperor of the French, celebrated her SDth birthday this week at Fnrnborough, about ".0 miles from Loudon. Antlclp-iting that tho suh-couimltteo of tlie committee on railroads will report a measure under which It will be practically Impossible for thn Grand Trunk to come to Boston, two members of the committee declared they will file a mlnorltv report. The pl-iii of the government to control valuable potash deposits In riearles lake, San Bernnrillnp desert, California, nre not likely to piove successful, as It has boon discovered tluV. title long ago passed from the government, and now rests with an English syndicate. The Interstate commerce commission has out off railroad lebates to the "salt trust," which by chartering a boat line was able to make very advantageous terms with the railroads. Tho commis sion holds that the company gives Its pll vato facilities the appearance of a public carrier to obtain rebates. The cities of Halifax and St John and Canadhn maritime provinces are seeking to get the Canadian government to pass a measure making the British preference of 3.1 1-2 per cent, apply to goods Imported Into Canada only when shipped direct to Canadian ports. This Is Intended to shut out Imports via Boston and New York. they woro being assisted by the Kelley brothers. The oraft had Just been completed and they desired to test it before the Install ed a motor. The boat with a weight in the bow to make the stern rise easier was being launched from a wagon. When the boat with Its four occupants had been paddled U0 feet from shore, the weight in the bow wns thrown oierboard and the craft enpslzed. The Kelley brothers climbed upon tho bottom of the boat anl supported Thomas Cnrvey, but William Carvey was unable to swim and sank before he could be reached. St. John, who hnd remained on shore, put out In a rowbont and reseuo-l tho three who clung to tho Inverted crnft. Wllllnm Carvey I.s survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Carvey, two brothers, Thomas and Patrick, nnd three sisters, Mrs, Michael Kelley nn 1 Mrs. Cyrlllo St. John, nil of Wast Cnstleton, and Mrs. Patrick Coffey of Glens Falls. N. Y. FISHED WITH DYNAMITE. Mount Holly '.1 11 11 Planned llig Haul but tint Fine mid Siiekrr limlend. Rutland, Mn- S Clifford M. Sanders of Mount Holly, aged !3 years, was ar raigned before Judge F. G. .Swlnnertoti In city court this afternoon on the chargo of using dynamite to kill fish. Ho pleaded guilty and was lined tW, the court omit ting costs and giving the young man time In which to pay tho fine, Las't Sunday Sanders put some explo sive Into a hlg hole In a Mount Holly stream In which there were known to bo large trout. A neighbor heard the first ! explosion and on going to the stream ' found Sanders there. He hud taken a I bushel basket In which to carry his fish I home but all ho secured at the first dls- charge wns one sucker. The neighbor complained to County Fish and O.tnta Warden F. W. Hay wan! of this city, who had the arrest made. State's Attorney 11. L. Stafford of thin city appeared for tho prosecution to-dny. NABS BRANDON RUNAWAY. I.d Stole lllejcle anil Started for L'bnrleittuwn un Empty Stomach. Rutland, May H.-Pnllcernnn Patrick II. Conlln at three o'clock this morning saw a boy endeavoring to hide a bicycle In a dark corner near the depot hero and suspecting something was wrong took the lad in tow. He proved to bo Parker Burnett of Brandon, age 15 years, who whs running HWay from bis step-father, Mr. Burbunk. who. he claimed, had mis used htm, Tho loy had stolen (he wheel from ( unstable C. C, Fletcher of Brandon and ridden U to Rutland wltfe the fntm'ri Shipping is tied up at Havana, because, of the dookers strike. A tablet in memory of ak Twain was unveiled Tuesday at Ilannrbal, Mo., his birthplace. tileut-CSen. Sir Oeorgo Mackworth Bul lock, K. C. B., has been appointed Gover nor of the Bermudas. The entire Atlantic fleet will meet the German squadron when It reaches llanip ton roads June 3. London racers are urelnrr leclslntlon to protect English art from being entirely gobbled up by Americans. Congrefs has decided to loan Chllo an army expert to aid In strengthening the coast defences of that country. Iiieut.-Col. Henry Yard-Buller, D. S. O., has been appointed the British military attacho at Washington. The Anchor liner Columbia, In at Now York from Glasgow, reports having seen Icebergs In the far southerly course. Students of Wellesloy hav .leoldcd to nttempt to break up the us of slang by the Imposition of small fines. The Massachusetts House on a viva voce vote rejected the bill providing for a State Income tax. Now York city lias 310,000 rooms without windows, moro than any other city In the world. The wng- demands of locomotive en gineers and firemen aggregate to date ViZ, 000,000. I Henri St. Ives, famous French mara- thou runner, Is now driving a taxtcab In New York. Attorney-General Wlckersham has given K"i to Mayor Gaynor's Titanic re lief fund. The total received to dato Is SU7.3-0. The New York suffrngettes will realize S2.t"i from tho collection taken up follow ing tholr demonstration of Saturday. John F. Whalen, an officer of the United Cigar Stores company, will lose his left eye ns the result of being struck by a golf ball while playing nt Mount Vernon, N. Y. .lumea Ray. retired Washington mer chant who suicided, In his will leaves Jin, 000 In cash to Miss Glady's Reln hardt, employe of the government printing bureau, who had been kind to lit 111. I The board of trustees of the Ameri can Academy In Rome has voted to I ostahlluh a chair of fine arts In mom I ory of David Francis Millet, chief ad mlnlstratlve officer of the academy, lost on the Titanic. One of the largest dry docks In th 1 world has left Pensncola, Fla., under tow I consigned to a New York contractor who I bought It from tho navy department. The government purchased It from Strain at the end of the Spanish War. The strike of the Now Hampshire State College students ot Durham has collapsed, the students giving up the light In bohnlf of President Bracket! of the sophomore clnss. suspended for ilnglng a fire alarm on the chapel bell. of selling it and using the proceeds to pay his carfare to Charlestown, Mass, where an uncle lives. He wn,s penniless and hnd hau nothing to eat since noon and finally said that ho Kind bo met tho officer. He was fed nud his railroad fare paid back to Brandon. ROOSEVELT LEAGUE FORMED F. I). Tbonipnon Its Candidate for Con Krr In Second District. Waterbury, May 8. The Vermont Roose velt IVogressive League was organized here to-night when about a dozen sup lxirters of the colonel met at the Water bury Inn. Resolutions were adopted favor ing primary elections In city. State and national affairs and also declaring for the direct election of Pnlted States senators by tho people. The meeting endorsed F. D, Thompson of Barton as the league's candldato for Congress In the second district. Among those present wero: Wallace Batcheldcr of Bethel, T. C. Cheney. M. P. Maurice and L. P. Thaver of Morrlsville, P. D. Thompson of Barton, S. E. Plngree of AYhlte River Junction, the Rev H L. Ballon of Chester, F. B. Thomas of Mont poller and L. M. Hays of Essex Junction. MISSING MINISTER FOUND. Mr, Grlcr of Shnrty nil! linn An ay to Enlist In .nvy, Montpeller, May S. The Rev. Luther B. Grice, the Free Baptist minister, who disappeared from Shady Rill In Middle sex Sunday, has turned up at the Han over street naval recruiting station in Boston and passed the physical examl n,lt'ln" al'd was told to appear to-morrow rr l,ls papers It Is expected they will l'" granted Grlce mane a clean breast "f his recoid, saying he earned fo a vraT ns a minister in Vermont and want ed a chnnre to see tho world and loam foreign languages. He stands six feet two inches and weighs close to 3D pounds and had no trouble In passing tho examinations. The members of the church commltteo at Hhndy Rill first learned of his where abouts through tho newspapers and havo received no word from the minister. They Indignantly deny the statement ihat any woman had anything to do with iu3 leaving Shady Rill and deeply regret that he saw fit to leave without giving them any notice of his Intentions. n0 evidently took the noon train Sunday, us he wus In Boston Monday, Word was received to-night that Mr Grlce hnd left BoHton for Mlddlekex to consult with his parlnhloners. The pooplo of the South Church of St. Johnsbury gave a recoptlon In honor of their new pastor and his wife, the Rev and Mrs. Paul Dwlght Moody, Tuesday iTtefl NTMHEH 45. PITIFUL STORIES Threats Made That Railroad Will Be Torn Up unless Levee Gap Is Closed. GENERAL SITUATION BETTER Another Day of Sunshine Give Workers Soms. Advantage Less Danger Now at New Orleans. New Orleans, La,, May S.-Oeneral!j the flood situation In t... lower Missis sippi valley was much lmnmved to-dav. Another day of sunshine gavo the work" era on the levees soma advantage an to-night reports are favorable as tar at more breaks are concerned. Hutu! taiet of refuges continue to ooine In, however, from many sections. There now are four thousand refugees at Baton Rouge. About 600 were taken thero to-day from New Roads to wntoli place they had been aunt from Uie sur rounding territory. Citizens of Luther tJ-day communicated threats to the Governor' a office that tho tracks ot Yazoo & Mlsalsstopl Valley rail road would be torn up unless the gap lu tho Pontchartraln protection levee Is clobed. It required four days and nights of hard work to close the drainage gap and the Job wns finished early to-dfcy, but tho railroad gap Is atlll open. Tno Luther people say they would bo In undated In the event of a break here if the proto tion levee should fall. The rail road company has kept open the gap to facilitate the transportation of supplies and labo- necessary In fighting the high w ater here. In this city, the situation to-night con cerns more largely the scenes of activity around the relief headquarters where oar load uftur carload of supplies are being boxed up and shipped out to the refugee camps In central and northern Louisiana, rather than any alarming condition on the river front. Levoe conditions are Improving but the work of strengthening the line of revet ments and topping low places continues. United States and State engineers de clared thero is not the slightest danger of a break here. They consider the stretch of 8,000 feet at Amesvllle, across fiom New Orleans, tho only bad lino of lave.s In the Immediate vicinity of the city. A force of about 1M men is at work on this stretch and tipta!n Shorill, chief of the I'lilted States army entineers In chara-e of the work, to-night stated that ho con sidered It absolutely safe. ODD FELLOWS' PROGRAM. Groird llodlrn of Vermont Meet Xext Week at Wondfttock. Woodstock, May S. Plan. are completed for the entertainment nf tho visiting Odd Follows at the annual meeting of tho grand bodies of Vermont to be held hero the week of May 13. The streets and stores will be decorated and the park will havo special electrical decoration consist ing of the three links in colored lights, the emblem of tho order. The visitors will begin to arrive Monday night and tho first degree will be exemplified In the town hall by Windsor Lodge. No. Cfk Tuesday morning at nine o'clock will take place the session of the department council. Patriarchs Militant ot Vermont, Col. F. W. Jackson of Barre, department commander, presiding. There will bo u band concert at one o'clock and at two o'clock will come the parade of tho first regiment Patriarchs Militant of Vermont, Col. E. A. Spear and Chevalier T. J, Ad ams marshals. Col. F. W. Jaakaon, com manding. Following the march dress par ade and competitive drills will be held. At 7:w o'clock In Music hall tho deco ration of chivalry will be conferred upon several candidates. The Patriarchs Mili tant ball will ba held In the town hall at S:30 o'clock. Wednesday morning at nine o'clock will take place the session of the Grand En campment of Vermont, Grand Pntiirch L. F. Jones of island Pond presiding. At 2.3i) o'clock automobiles will take the visiting women on a ride to places of interest. At eight o'clock tho past grand officers' banquet will take place at tho Woodstock Inn. Distinguished guests from neighboring Jurisdictions will be the speakers at this event. Thursday the session of the Grand Lodge, Independent Onler of Odd Fellows of Vermont, E. E. Sargent of St. Johns- bury, grand master, wll open at nlno o'clock in the town hall Thursday nftrrnoon tea will be served by the women at tho inn parlors. At foven o'clock in the evening an Informal reception to the grand officers will bo held In the music room nt the inn. At eight o'clock thore will be exemplification ot tho iHohokah decree by Fidelity lodge of White River Junction. Friday morning at nine o'clock the ses sion of the Robekah assembly will bo held. MEETING OF SHRINERS NEXT YEAR IN DALLAS Los Angeles, Cal., May S. William J. Cunningham of Baltimore was to day elected Imperial potentate by tho Imperial council, Nobles of the Mystlo Shrine, In session bore. Mr. Cunning ham wns foimerly Imperial deputy potentate. He succeeded John Frank Treat of Fargo, N. D. Win, S Brown of Pltlsbnrcr nnd linn. Jntnln W. llowell of Boston wore re elected Imperial treasurer and imper ial recoiiled, respectively Ernest A. Cutis of Savannah, da., was elected Imperial outer guard, Dallas, Toas, was chosen for tho If 12 conclave. The other imperial officers FROM REFUGEES fwc. to tho next poit abort