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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY. MAY 8, 1919.
OF "REDS" FOILED
May Day Disturbances in U. S.
Pass with Comparatively Little
Bloodshed Most Serious Riot
During Day Is in Cleveland
ONE MAN KILLED
lone of the Infemnl Machines Kn
trusted (o the MsIIh linn Claimed Km
Intended Victim ,."' More Bombs
Intruded or ScnntorM Intercepted
broken down and thcro was tho nppenr-
anco of a struggle.
When court camo In at 10:05 o'clock
noswoll M. Austin began Ills argument,
tho second for the defense. When ho
closed at 11:15 court took a brief recess
and when It enme In nt 11:30 former
Attornny-Gcncral II. E. Urown nrgucd
for tho State, closing nt 12:32 o'clock.
This closed tho nrgunients and court
took a recess to two o'clock.
WARM FOUND GUILTY
Jury Return Verdict of MnnsliuiRhter
itKlntmt Soldier Murdered
Now York, May 1. Comparatively llttlo
bloodshed mnrked radical celebrations In
lhe United States of International lnbor
day. Tho most serious rioting occurred
In Cleveland, where one man was killed
nnd mora than 100 persons, Including 11
policemen, wero Injured. Next In Im
Jiortnnco was a battle between tho polloo
Jmd paradere In Boston, during wnicn
two patrol men -were shot and many ar
Tho riot call wan sounded In Chicago
when radicals attemntcd to hold a
tinrado which had been forbidden. Sev
eral ncrsons were arrested, but thcro
Wero no casualties.
Soldiers and Bailors In this city broke
lip several meetings at which ultra-llb-ral
sentiments woro expressed and also
raided the olllces of tho Call, a socialist
labor newspaper. They made no attempt
to wreck tho publishing plant, but de
stroyed a largo quantity of socialist liter
ature and roughly handled a dozen em
ployes of the paper. A small army of
service men tried persistently to-night
to break up a meeting at Madison Square
Garden, but wero' beaten off by 1,300
patrolmen mobilized around the building.
Scores of men In uniform were beaten
with night sticks.
Tied plans for tho most gruesome May
day tragedy In history miscarried be-,
cause of the accidental discovery of tho
bomb plot which had nation-wide rami
fications. None of the score and moro
of Infernal machines entrusted to the
malls has claimed its intended victim.
Explosive experts contend that tho
bombs were powerful enough to blow a
man to pieces, but only one person has
been seriously injured by the deadly de
vices. That was a negro maid em
ployed by former Senator Hardwlck.
Thrco moro dynamite filled packages
were found In the malls to-day. These
tvero addressed to Senator Overman,
who conducted the Senate Investigation
Into disloyalty; to Senator AVllliam H.
King of Ctah and to Frank IC. Knebecker
of Salt Lako City, assistant attorr.ty
gcnernl, who was a special prosecutor
iuring the I. W. W. trial In Chicago.
Another addressed to Senator Sraoot of
Utah Is known to have lieen mailed, but
aa not been traced.
Now York apparently was the center of
iho plot, but no arrests havo been mado
Ihus far, although scores of agents of
lhe department of Justice, postotllce in
spectors and detectives have scoured tho
rlty for sumo promising claw. Tho
haunt of reds and radicals have been
carefully watched, but the chief hope
of success in tho chase rests in the pos
sibility of finding on tho bombs finger
printa which may correspond with thoso
of anarchists and radicals who have been
arrested at some time or other.
Three Policemen and Civilian
Receive Bullet Wounds and an
Officer Is Stabbed in Clash
commanding onicer, having disbanded.
Lieut. Leo McCluro of tho Bradford com
pany has resigned, und haB been dis
charged from sorvlco. Captain W. W.
Russell, who was regimental adjutant,
has resigned and Ellsworth T. l'lpcr has
been appointed to succeed him.
IN NEW YORK CITY
112 ARRESTS ARE MADE
St. Albans, May 2.-Gullty of man
slaughter was the verdict of the Jury
given this morning In the caso against
ltobort Wnrm, who wns charged with tho
murder of Jennie llcmmlngway, 14 years
old, In this city Sunday night, August 12.
The girl's body wns found In a com Hold
on the Newton road the morning of tho
13th. Tho verdict was reported by Fore
man H. H. Wood of Georgia when
Franklin county court came In at nlno
o'clock. The Jury hnd hnd the rase
Rlnce 2:10 o'clock yesterday afternoon
and as tho rourt was In readiness up uy BOldlcrB. sailors and civilians fought
o reccivo tno wlln a croW(1 o 0Veral hundred radicals
Men mid Women In Ilonton Cnrrylnjr
lied I'IngH nnd Flnuntlnsr AnnrchUtlo
Literature Fight Ncrloun Street Dot
tle with Police
Boston, May 1. Thrco policemen nnd a
civilian wero shot, another officer was
stabbed und a number of radicals woro
badly beaten when 300 policemen, aided
Mercury Hit 8(1 gtrnvr Unix nnd I'alm
Ilench Nulla Appear
New York, May K. Now York experi
enced tho first real summr weather of
1919 to-day when otllclnl thermometers
at tho united States Weather Bureau
touched 80 degrees and four heat pros
trations woro roported.
Hundreds of straw hats nnd Palm
Beach suits appeared on tho streets
to emphasize the summery naturo of
what the weather bureau reported was
tho hottest May G In tho history of tho
to n late hour hist night tc
verdict apparently the decision was not
reached until this morning.
"Are you rcrtnln you havo rendered
a Just verdict?" asked County Clerk
G. C. Stevens. "Wo certainly are," re
plied Foreman Wood.
Former State's Attorney W. R. McFret
crs, for the State, moved for Judgment
on the verdict and for sentence. C. O.
Austin, Warm's official counsel, said
that they did not want this motion
acted upon at the present time ns they
desired to file some motions In the case,
especially for arrest of Judgment on tho
evidence.' Mr. McFeetcrs said they had
no objections to this, but asked that
they bo notified of tho tlmo fixed ns both
he and It. E. Brown, his nssoclate, ex
pected to be busy at least a part of
next week. There was no action on the
Warm was taken back to the county
Jail to await sentence.
With Judge Stanley C. Wilson of
Chelsea presiding, the trial of tho case
opened Wednesday afternoon, April 23.
after a day and a half had been occupied
In ompanelling a Jury, tho case, there
fore, taking eight days. In the pre
vious trial tho State began putting In
evidence on Wednesday morning, Sep
tember 12. and the Jury returned the
vordlct. guilty of manslaughter, as In
the present trial, Tuesday evening, Sep
tcmber 18. two hours and 12 minutes
alter the case passed Into their hands.
Mobs Attack and Police with
Soldiers Resist Much
Blood Is Shed
Washington, May 1. Belief was ex
pressed by postnfflce officials to-night
that most, if not all of tho bombs mailed
from New York as part of an anarchist
tlay day plot ugalnst tho lives of public
men had been found.
Checking of reports from postal in
spectors hi various parts of the country
showed only one Infernal machine, ad
dressed to Senator Leo S. Overman of
North Carolina, got through during tho
past 24 hours although press dispatches
said two bombs, addressed to Senator
William II. King of Utah and Frank K.
Nebeker, an attorney, had been Inter
cepted in Salt Lako City postofflco. Tho
department to-night had received no re
port from Salt Lako City.
Tho alertness of a postal clerk at
Salisbury S. C, Senator Overman's home
town, prevented tho delivery of tho ma
chine to the senator. The motive was
thought to be the fact that as chairman
of the Senate committeo Investigating
anti-American activities and disloyal
propaganda. Senator Overman had won
the enmity of the radical element.
Unusual precautions were taken In
Washington to-day to protect cabinet
members and court officials from bomb at
tacks. There wero similar precautions In
other cities and meanwhllo the entire pos
tal service was working and watching to
pick up stray infernal machines, lying
about llko so many floating mines, but
apparently dangerous only to those per
eons with curiosity enougn to break the
Reports from inspectors nt Now York
and Atlanta, Ga., gave no Information not
already revealed In press despatches.
Officials here wero greatly relieved upon
learning late to-day that thcro was no
foundation for reports of the seizure of 14
bombs In postofflces along tho Pacific
coast. All divisional Inspectors It wan
stated, had been Instructed to forward
prompt roports of bomb finds and while
j. come may liavo been delayed, there was a
Jmore hopeful feeling that tho greatest
danger was over and that any bombs still
In tho malls would fall Into the hands of
operatives, detailed to get them.
Occasion Is an Attempt of 1,000
Men to Break up Meet
ing of Radicals
Bailey, both of Stowc, and several
grandchildren and three nlstorn.
Tho funeral of Mr. Bailey will bo
hold nt tho homo of his son, 13. N,
llalley, at 10 o'clock Thursday morning.
Tho body will bo taken to Albany for
JURY GETS WARM CASE
Newly DUcovered Evidence In Kxclnd
ed by Judge Wilson
fit. Albans, May 1. Tho caso of State
vs. Robert Wnrm for tho alleged murder
of Jennie Hemmlngway, 14 years old. In
this city August 12, 1317, went to the
Jury in Franklin county court at 2:40
o'clock this afternoon. Judge Stanley
C. Wilson delivered his charge when
court came In at two o'clock and ap
pointed B. II, Wood of Georgia foreman.
Court was delayed an hour In opening
this morning by nn attempt of counsel
for tho respondent to Introduce somo
newly-discovered evidence. After con
ference on tho matter Judge Wilson ruled
that U lirau'.d net bo admitted, saying
that even had It been presented during
the regular course of the trial It would
not have been admissible, aa It was too
disconnected to be relevant to the case,
The proceedings took place In the
Judges' room and not In open court. The
matter brought to tho attention of the
court was an affidavit from Stephen
Young of Alburg, a young man who In
August, 1917, was on tho Van Warner
farm three-quarters of a mile northwest
of the placo where Jcnnlu Hemming
way's body was found, On the Warner
farm was a cornfield and on tho Sunday
night In question the corn wns stand
Ing in proper order. Monday when Mr.
Warner went to tho field to look for a
monkey wrench he had left there ho
found automobile tracks, tho tracks of
several people, tho corn badly broken
down and an empty cigarette case. The
iudies .at tho edgo of the field wero
Paris, May 1. (By the Associated Press),
Serious disorders occurred to-day In
Paris on the occasion of the celebration
of "May day." French blood flowed in
the streets of Paris and weapons that so
lately had been used against the foe were
turned against friends, brothers and sis,
It is providential indeed that numerous
deaths did not follow the attacks and
counter attacks by the mobs on the one
hand and the police and cavalry on tho
Particular efforts wero mado by tho
mobs to invade the Place Do La Con
corde and reach the Chamber of Deputies
and tho war ministry where demonstra
tions had been planned. It was In these
attempts that the casualties occuricd.
"Long live the I'oilu!" tho crowd
shouted at the Madolelno and in the Place
De La Concorde us they surged towaid
the soldiers and with pale, drawn faces
the infantry withdrew and allowed the
inob to reach the Place Do La Concorde
against a wall of pitiless policemen and
Then shotn rang out. One policemen fell
moaning, slightly wounded, but trembling
with fear. The cavalry charged, and
along the Hue Roynlo tho mob wavered
back toward tho Madeleine church. Here
and there a man or woman staggered,
fell and remained motionless hordes
trampling eight or ten outstretched forms
littering the street from the Ruo St.
Honore to the Madeleine church.
Ono policeman said to the Associated
Press correspondent as shots wero hoard
a hundred yards distant: "They are fir
ing at us, and I havo a gun (producing
a loaded weapon from his coat pocket)
But I cannot fire upon my brothers."
' Others were less scrupulous, however,
and the behavior of some of the police
men Beemed like an Invitation to rioting.
One big policeman knocked down a muti
lated war veteran In sight of the corro
spondent, who reproved him mildly.
Tho pollcemnn enraged, hissed, "You
shut up. You will never again see
America s shore unless you mind your
Finding that tho attempts to reach tho
Chamber of Deputies and tho war mln
Isfry were futile speakers begged tho
crowd to turn to the Places Do La Re-
publlque and De La Bastllo. The crowd
obeyed, singing tho "Marseillaise,"
At tho Place Do La Republlque, the
most populous quarter In Paris, nil
accesses to tho squares wero strongly
guarded, cavalry charging repeatedly
and tho firemen using their hose In
spraying tho crowds, already wet from
the rain, until Ingenuous youngsters
turned off the water of the nearest
hydrant and leaving tho useless hose
In tho hands of bewildered firemen.
Here a blind soldier wearing the war
cross with two palms entered a stalled
automobile. The crowd was silenced
and tho soldier delivered a speech.
"We are the weakest," he said. "Let
us not shed French blood. I cannot see
you, but I feel that you are honest
working men and women. Let us dis
"Don't mind tho police The soidiors
wont hurt you. I'm one of them and
for 15 months I havo been fighting
for you. I have lost my Bight, but
am not sorry, for it has served my
country and youraelveu. But I would
regret eternally If French blood flowed
The crowd followed the blind soldier,
who was borne on the shoulders of the
who attempted to parado after a May
Two men who were arrested are In a
hospital and others were treated by
physicians before being placed In colls.
Early to-night 112 arrests had been mado,
1G being women, and the police were
combing tho section for groups which
were raid to bo planning further demonstrations.
Following n meeting In Uie Dudley
street Opera house, the radicals filed Into
the street carrying red flags, wearing red
buttons and flaunting rndlcal literature.
A number of women woro red dresses.
Leaders could not produco a parado per
mit nnd policemen ordered them to
disperse. Ho was greeted with hoots and
Other officers remonstrated with the
crowd but It continued to surgo up tho
street. Police reserves wero called and as
a wagon approached shots wero fired at
It. A patrolman was hit. Tho police fired
Into the air not wishing to hit bystanders.
Radicals defied police, who arrived In
large numbers. Moro shots were fired
stones were hurled and the police waded
Into the rioters, swinging their clubs
on radicals heads and shoulders. Tho
crowd wns gavo and even women march
ers fought with tho police. The pollco
were outnumbered and sailors and civil
ians went to tbolr assistance. For several
minutes a serious street battle was
The police succeeded In breaking up
tho crowd and began taking nut prison
ers. These were loaded Into patrol
wagons and taken to station houses.
Tlin policemen held their guns to the
radicals, who threatened to rescue tho
prisoners. Ono officer held a gun on
five men nnd said he would shoot the
first ono who attempted to escape.
The iwllcemen ordered civilians with
automobiles to help them carry off the
prisoners. The radicals slashed the tires
of one machine, but Its driver pulled
out for tho station house on flat tires.
Superintendent of Police Crowley be
came alarmed and notified the ndjirtant
general's department that he might havo
to call on the State guard for help. An
olllcer from 'the adjutant-general's office
wont to Dudley street nnd found that tho
police had tho rioters subdued.
Of those arrested 10 women wero
charged with inciting to riot; 61 men
with rioting; 32 men with taking part In
an affray or with assault.
Wants Her Freedom
Montpoller, May 1. In Washington
county court this afternoon the trial of
tho divorce raso of Mary Ethel Button
of Topsham vs. Worthley Button of Barro
town was commenced. There uro four
nttorncYs In the case, M. C. Taft of
Chelsea and J. Wnrd Carvor of Barro,
representing the petitioner, while John
Gordon and 15. It. Davis of Barro repre
sented tho petitionee. An effort was
made during the noon hour to get a set
tlement of the caso, but the petitioner
objected, saying that tho only reason
she had lived with her husband ns long
as she did was that the children might
bo brought up and now that they wero
old enough to look after themselves there
was no reason why Bho should llvo with
the man. Her testimony tended to show
that she had been abused, and that she
had loaned money to her husband. Thoy
havo a Joint deed of a farm worth M.000
and she helped buy another farm later.
Tho caBe of Nichols vs. Foley was
completed Thursday noon. This Is a suit
over a book account as a result of some
wiring that tho plaintiff did not do on a
contract. The plaintiff claimed there
was f 196 due him.
WON'T REPAIR STREETS
REP. WILLIAM M. MAHAR
DIES AT FAIR HAVEN
Rutland. May 2. William M. Mahar,
representative from Fair Haven In tho
1919 Legislature, died at his home to-day,
ago 30 years. Ho was a member of the
Mahar Bros. Slate company. He was
born In Poultney, but had been in busi
ness In Fair Haven 12 years. He is sur
vived by his wife. He wns a member of
mo Elks fraternity.
Thirty Other People Seriously
Injured in Hospital, Result of
May Day Demonstration
New York, May l.-Tho climax of tho
May day celebration by Now York's radi
cals camo to-night with a mass mooting
at Madison Squaro Onrdou which adopted
resolutions advocating threo general
strikes, two of five days' duration and
a third of lndeflnito length unless
Thomas J. Mooney and Wnrrcn K. Bil
lings nro released from prison or granted
new trials before July 4.
Tho meeting to-night wns the only ono
of a dozen planned for to-day which was
not broken up by soldiers and sailors
who demanded thnt tho American Hag
be displayed and tho "Star Spangled
Banner" sung. It was not tho fault ot
the service men that they did not "clean
up" the garden to-night. They tried
hard enough, but were overwhelmed by
Elaborate preparations had been mndo
by tho municipal authorities to protect
the Mooney meeting from Interference.
An army of 1,318 police, under command
of Chief Inspector Daly, guarded all ap
proaches to tho garden nnd they held nt
bay moro than 1,000 men In uniform, re
cently returned from France.
Led by a Scotch-Canadian soldier and
a bugler who repeatedly sounded tho as
sembly, the soldiers and sailors charged
tho pollco lines again and again but only
to bo beaten. Back of the officers on foot
with night sticks hold ready, wero out
posts of mounted men. They wero rein
forced by a strong provost guard.
Not only did tho police repel frontal at
tacks but they tried strategy with sue
cess. Led by u platoon of soldiers
mounted officers several hundred patrol
men on foot caught a largo number of
soldiers. Bailors and marines In 28th ntrcet
between Fifth and Madison nvenues, cut
ting off every nvenuo of escape. The
patrolmen charged the crowd using their
sticks freely, and dlsporsed it.
One mounted officer, chasing tho
Canadian leader ot tne crowd nnd an
American soldier, pursued them on horse
back Into the main entrance of the Hotel
Latham where tho American was felled
by a blow from a night stick. Tho
Canadian escaped through the bar room.
The police became moro enthusiastic In
their work after they had been pelted
with a shower of bricks.
An American soldier wounded in France
and on sick leave from a hospital In this
city was knocked down and trampled upon
by a contingent of mounted police who
charged the crowd as ho was walking
off. He was unconscious when carried
away in an ambulance.
Voter of St. Albnnn Ieellne to Au
thorize the Fundn
, St. AlbaiiB, May 6. At a special city
meeting hold to-night at tho Olty Hall,
attended by n largo number of voters,
nil throe nrtlclcs In tho warning were
dismissed with the exception of a 10
cont tax for the school purposes. Upon
motion or Jonn t. cunning, a survey
of tho school situation wns ordered,
and a committee is to bo appointed by
Tho voters refused to authorize tho
Issuo of negotiable bonds not to ex
ceed $10,000 for stroet work, and to
take the wntor fund, which Is sopn
rato from tho gonernl fund, for the
general fund purposes
Tho third article turned down was
tho proposition to nssesn a tax upon
Woodbury, N. J., Takes Im
promptu Holiday until Animal
Is Chased Down and Killed
tho polls ot tho inhabitants of tho cltyi" "l l? ect' ,
and rntable estato owned by tho rest- , Tho b'e " 1HW w',rt 1,1 1
dents or non-residents, In excess ot j foro nn """'oncn of sevo
AGED 64, HANGS HERSELF
Cleveland, Ohio, May 1. An unidentified
man was killed by a detective's bullet, 11
policemen wero shot or badly beaten and
about 100 persons wounded, many serious
ly. In general rioting which brought a dra
matic finalo this afternoon to a social
ist May day demonstration here. About
30 persons, seriously Injured, are In hos
pitals to-night while scores of others. In
cluding women, were trampled by rioters
and clubbed by police.
Socialist headquarters was totally
wrecked by angry citizens bent on putting
an end to the demonstration.
Tho rioting was general In Public
Brattleboro, May 1. Mrs. Mary John
eon, aged 04, wlfo ot Andrew Johnson
of West street, committed suicide in her
home this morning by hanging herself
with a rope in a back room upstairs. I square, East 9th street, Huron road, I'roa-
Sho was found by members of tho fam- i pect avenue. Superior avenue. Bolivar
lly who searched for her as she did not avenuo nnd other thoroughfares.
appear at breakfast time. Mrs. Johnson Socialists and sympathizers In East 9th
had been suffering from sleeplessness street nnd at Public Squaro were ridden
which Is thought to have been the cause down by mounted policemen and by sol
for her net. Sho was a native of Sweden dlors in army tanks and trucks
and came here at thu ago of 21 years. The one fatality occurred at Central nnd
Her husband is employed In an organ Woodland avenue, when a mob said to
factory. Sho alfo leaves a daughter and havo been composed Of socialists or sym
tho aggregate of all taxen possible, to
bo assessed by tho city council.
CHARGE 90-YEAR-OLD MAN
WITH MURDERING SON
Hull, Que., May 6. Louis Forget, a
00-ycar-old farmer of Namur, Labnllo
county, Quebec, was brought hero to-day
to stand trial on a charge of having
murdered hlB son, Ambrolse Forget, aged
35, by pushing him Into the Llttlo Itangn
river. Tho son had been blind from In
fancy. Ho was drowned last October,
but It was May 1 before tho body was
Forget Is alleged to have confessed at
the preliminary hearing that owing to
his poverty and the helplessness of his
son, he had decided to do away with
Clement Names Supervisors
Montpeller, May 1. Governor P. W.
Clement has appointed as supervisor of
the goroB and unorganized towns of the
State thrco men who live In tho counties
in which these are located. They are:
Carlos E. Brewster of Huntington as
supervisor of tho gores In Chittenden
county: John Swoeney of Brighton as
supervisor of tho unorganized towns and
gores In Essex county, nnd E. C. Wright
of Montgomery as the supervisor of tho
gore In Franklin county.
SCORES OF ARRESTS
ARE MADE IN CHICAGO
four sons of Brattleboro.
MRS. IRENE CASTLE
IS MARRIED AGAIN
Groom la Cnpt. Robert K.
Ithaca, N. Y.
New York, May 3. Mrs. Irene Castle,
widow of Captain Vernon Casile, both
of whom won fame as dancers, was mar
ried at the Little Church Around the
Corner, to Capt. Robert E. Tremaln of
Ithaca, N. Y. After the wedding Mrs.
Tremaln announced that she had given
pnthlzers, rushed Detective Woodring and
other officers. Woodring, declaring he
drew his revolver to save his own, life,
fired Into tho alleged leader of the mob,
tho bullet passing through tho man's neck,
killing him instantly. First reports said
tho dead man was an onlooker.
Sixty of the rioters wero arrested. A
score were found to nave weapons on
them, police Bay.
A mob of several hundred of the riot
ers threatened polloo headquarters when
C. E. Ruthenberg, socialist leader and
former socialist candidate for mayor,
was arrested and for more than nn hour
the entire downtown section of the city
was a mass of socialists, police, civilians
Chicago, May 1. A score of arrests
were made In the May day demon
strations of radicals In Chicago to
day. An all day rain and pollco ac
tivity had the effect of quenching any
revolutionary fires that may have
been struggling for expression. Tho
day's developments wero as follows:
Mounted policemen charged and dis
persed a crowd of socialists who at
tempted to march to a hall.
Two policemen were nttacked by
members ot a crowd outside a hatl
whore radicals were holding a meeting.
Sixteen men and ono woman were ar
rostcd. Red flags were removed from
two elovated railroad stations, on
flagstaff.-! In two parks and on a
technical college building.
Handbills printed in red Ink and bearing
among other Insert ptions tho words:
"Walk to-day, follow workers, under the
red flag of revolution," appeared In sev
eral sections of tho city.
Philip J. Barry, chief of the local bureau
of investigation of tho department of Jus
tice, receelved a letter signed "Committee
of the Bolshevlc Party," threatening "You
will get the same as tho Russian Czar."
Mr. Barry didn't take It seriously.
Officials of the newly formed labor party
Issued a statement that the recently dis
covered plot to kill government officials
and prominent citizens by bombs sent
through the mail3 was "A plant by hire
lings of Wall Street."
up professional dancing but would con
tinuo her work as a motion picture nn tmirtlnm. h hitter ridine down tho
rioters in army trucks and tanks
T)nfnn nf nhnta were fired in Public
SCHOLAR SEEKS - square, whore- moro than 20,000 soclal-
DAMAGES FROM TEACHER lsts and sympathizers assembled for a
May aay rally ana to proiesi ukuiuhi
uutiana, aiay j. airs. Alice Lackey, a
Mount Holly school teacher, is the de
fendant In a caso which went on trial in
Rutland county court to-day. The plain'
tiff Is Chester Sharon, aged 13 years,
who asks for Jl',500 damages on tho ground
that the schoolma'am assaulted him in
tho school room. He testified that tho
woman struck him with a ruler bo that
his head was cut and that she choked htm.
Dr. Flsk of Cuttlugsvllle told of finding
various bruises on his body. The teacher
has filed an nnwer to his charges, claiming
that Bho used only reasonable dlsclpllna-
TEAM BEATS TUFTS
Score Is 642 to 61 2 College
Broad Jump and Discus
Woodbury, N. May 1. Terror pre
vailed for an hour In Woodbury this
afternoon when n lioness on exhibition
in a circus sideshow killed her keeper
beforo a small crowd of spectators,
escaped from hor cngo and bounded Into
a small clump of xvoods which adjoined
tho town. .
A posse of men nnd boys armed with
guns, pikes and stones pursued tho anl
ni.il Into tho woods and finally killed her
with a fusillade of moro than 100 shots,
12 of which took effect.
men, women and children, whon John
Henry, keeper of tho lioness "Lucy"
nd hor two cubs, entered the sideshow
age. Driving the lioness Into another
compartment, Henry carelessly swunpr
hut the separating door and stopped to
fondle tho cubs.
The enraged animal throw herself
against tho door, bursting It open and
with ono leap closed her powerful Jaws
about Henry's neck, crushing tho bonea
and killing him Instantly.
Attendants In tho tent shouted for
help nnd, seizing iron bars, hooks nnd
tent stakes, began to belabor the ani
mal In an effort to compel her to release
hor grip on the dead man.
infuriated further by the blows, the
lioness threw herself against tho outer
door of the cace. which Henrv hart fnllorl
to lock, and burst her way to freedom.
Screams of persons who saw her escape.
excited the audience In the main tent
and a panic followed. Men, women nnd
children scrambled from the tent and
ran across lota to tho center of tho town
crying "A lion has escaped!" Terrified
mothers ran through the streets seeking
their children. Other women locked nnd
barricaded their homes and sought refuge
in cellars. Shopkeepers closed their
stores and word was sent to tho public
school, which was about to close, not to
release the children until the lioness had
In the meantime, circus attendants, ac
companied by men nnd boys ot Wood
bury Invaded the woods to which the
lioness had fled and after a thrilling
chase cornered her nnd ended her life.
The entire town breathed a deep sigh
of relief when venturesomo small boy3
who had accompanied tho hunters ran
from tho woods with the tidlng3 that
Lucy" had been killed.
Mlddlobury, May 2. Mlddlebury track
team defeated Tufts College representa
tlves and broke two college records this
afternoon In the first meot of the sea
son. Tho final score was 61 1H and
was decided by Pebard. who Jumped
olght Inches further than tho college
record set by Holllstcr, '17, In tho last
event, the broad Jump. This gavo Mld
dlebury the final five points which
spelled victory. With Bower sick Middle
bury was left weak In dashes and
throughout the first part .of tho meot
Blair and Fltts of the visitors managed
to keep Tufts in the lead. In distance
however, Jones, as usual, captured first
place In all events with ease and Mlske
was a frequent point winner. The field
events, though, were Mlddlehury's strong
est point nnd Potratz, Baldwin, Howe
and Canty with weights and Pebard and
Tatro In Jumps soon brought up tho local
college's score. In the discus throw,
Totrntz, a freshmen of somo Inter
scholastic fame from Wisconsin, took
fir3t place by a throw of 111 feet and 8
Inches, which Is 7 feot 5 inches better
than tho college record.
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CHARGE INTENT TO KILL
the convictions of Eugene V. Debs nnd
Thomas J. Mooney,
The trouble started In Superior ave
nue. near East Ninth street, wnen tno
head of ono of tho five socialist parades,
scheduled to meet in a mass meeting at
Public square, was stopped, and Liberty
Loan workers and an army lieutenant
tore a red flag from a man at the head
of tho marchers, practically every ono
of whom were carrying red flags,
In less than 10 minutes riots had do
veloped at sovoral other points and
mounted nnd foot policemen woro
quickly switched from one location to
nnother to nuell the fighting. Tho
trouble In the nubile square started
whon Lieut. P. S. Bergen, who served
with tho 80th Division overseas, de
Stephen McLaclilen Accused of Arnault manded that Beveral soldiers among the
... socialists on tno piatrorm remuvo men
with Dnngrero,.. Wenpon uniforms or the red flags they woro on
Montpeller, May 5. Stephen McLachlcn, their breasts
who was arrested on the charge of breach I The soldiers refused and C. E. Ruth-
of tho peace Sunday evening, was ar- enberg, scheduled as tho principal so-
ralgned In Montpeller city court Monday clallst speaker, Interceded for the so
morning, charged with assault with in- claltsta
tont to kill, being armed with a dangerous Lieutenant Bergen, followed by Llou
weapon, Ball of $2,000 was fixed and the tenant John Hardy of Detrlot, then
man waB committed again to tall to await mounted tho Dlatform and tore tho red
a trial. He has been Identified by differ- Insignia from the khaki uniforms The
ent personB at Montpeller Junction. It is act wbb tho signal for a grnnri ruon
ulleeed ho drew a revolver on Marshall by thousands Of socialist sympainnem.
Trombley about eleven o'clock Sunday Mounted police, who had rushed away
morning. A fight occurred In which Mc- to other riot calls, dashed back to the
r.nin hmiis nuinv it to rlslmH u una DUD c oaunre and rode down uiu iibiiv
caught later nenr Montpeller Junction and '"B "ob. using their clubs right and
arrested by the police. several snots wero nrcu
ciauai symnatnuers. ine muwu
mr ir w rwm i Tim m-w in ria I lice ana several soldiers munmiih
V. V. OT. lamtt 1U UU 1U -rmv tank nnrt twn hi trucks, charged
TRAPSHOOTERS' MEET pell mell into the battle, dispersing tho
Montpeller, May B. Gen. H. T. Johnson
has Issued nn order which provides for
a team from the Vermont volunteer ml-
Famlllnr Slitht Then no Automobiles,
Bays Ainu D, Hnvrley
Atlantic City, N. J., May 1. The
airship will be as common ns tho au
tomobllo In ten years Alan B. Hawley,
president of the Aero Club of America,
said In opening the second Pan-American
aoronautlo congress hero to-day.
Mr. Hawloy presided at the opening'
session which was attended by G00
delegates. We are all confident, he
doclared "that tho next Pan-American
convention at Atlantic City would see
tho delegates arriving from Europe in
luxurious nlr cruisers and fast fly
ing transports from South America.
When tho questions before this con
vention aro solved, there will bo still
others of great magnitudo undreamed
of to-day, arising out of present
Warm Declares Innocence
St. Albans, May 6. In a statement mado
public to-day Robert Warm, twice con
victed for the murder of 14-year-old Jen
nle Hemmlngway, declared, that "I am an
Innocent man and God and myself alono
know It" Warm Is In tho Franklin county
Jail nwaltlng sentence for manslaughter.
He strongly protests his Innoconco say
ing: "I am ready to go throgh whatever 1
placed on my shoulders. Tlmo alone will
bring forth the truth. Justice will be done
In the end, If not by the courts of Ver
mont, then by the power of God." Wnrm
declares that he has been misrepresented
In many ways and believes ono reason fo
his conviction Is because of his Qcrman
birth for which he says, "I am not to
blame." After expressing disappointment
nt the outcomo of tho lost trial, Warm
Bald. "Now after all my hopes that
might be a free man, I must be taken
nwav from the only one I lovo." It Is
thought that ho refers to his mothor.
JOE JEFFERSON, JR.,
DIES IN NEW YORK
Now York, May 1. Joseph W. "Joffor
son, Bon of tho late Joseph Jefferson,
fnmoua actor, and himself widely known
on tho stage, died at his home hero to
day after an Illness of Beveral months.
Mr. Jefferson was born In this city
July C, 1869, nnd was graduated from
Columbia Unlvorslty. Following In tho
footsteps of his father and grandfather,
ho mado his debut with tho formor In
'Rip Van Wlnklo" In Denver In 1883.
Later he played several other roles which
his father made famous.
Mr. Jefferson Is survived by his widow,
a sou and a daughter.
BIGGEST OF BATTLESHIP
New York. Mav l.-More than 75,000
lltla attending the annual shoot of the personB crowded Into the New York navy
Vermont Trap Shooters association, which yard yesterday to witness the launcuing
which will lake nlaco during the month of of tho moat nowerf ut battleship ever
Juno In Springfield. The team will be In built, the United Statea miperdreadnought
charge of Captain u, B, Wnlton and two Tennessee, a 32,000 ton monster, wmm
men will be selected from each company will cost 115,000,000 when completed. Tho
in the regiment. Captain Walton will ceremonies were aet for n. m., as
visit the several companies previous tolnt that time occurred tho only tme in ine
the shoot, giving them instruction In trap I course of a month capable of floating
shooting. the craft.
Captain G. W, Stone ot Vergennes has
resigned. Company D. ot which he was FRF.R PllBSU WANT ADS PAY IlKSTjBons, KranU & nallCy and Eugene N,
KILLED BY FALL
Mnnuel llalley, OA. of St owe Dies
Reanlt of noof Giving; Way
Stowe, May 6. Manuel Bailey,
years of age, was fatally injured when
he fell from the root of a barn this
forenoon, striking nn the hack of the
head, Mr. Bailey was assisting Car
pentor N. B. Johnson In somo work at
F. A. Strong s when tho roof gave way
and Mr. Bailey fell somo 10 foet. II. G.
Canning, who wns also working on It,
foil nnd was Injured on one leg. Mr.
Bailey w.ib unconscious when taken up
and a gash requiring throe stitches to
close wns found nn the back of his
head. Ho was taken to the homo of
his son, Eugene N. Bailey, nt tho vil
lage, where he llvod. He died without
regaining consciousness at nbout two
o'clock In tho afternoon,
Mr. Bailey was born In Canada, but
paBsed the most of his life In "the
States" nnd for tho Inst 34 years had
lived In Lamoille county. He leaves two
TEACHER GETS VERDICT
TXT DTTTJTT CJ OTTirn
Jury Decides Mm. Alice Lackey Did
Not Exceed Authority In Whipping Boy
Rutland, May 2. Mrs. Alice Lackey,
district school teacher, sued for J1.D0O
In Rutland county court by Chester
Sharron of Mount Holly, a pupil, for
assault In administering punishment in
the school-room, received a verdict In
her favor to-night. Mrs. Lackey was a
witness to-day. She says that sho twice
ordered the lad to study and that ho
refused to obey, being tho only pupil
who did not give attention to the les
son. Sho shook him and then he tried
to kick her and she struck him on the
head with a ruler. He tried to run out
of the school, but sho caught him. They
had a tussle and he fell to the floor.
She denied that sho choked him, as
alleged, or that she even touched his
Tho family claimed that the boy was
hick in utru a- wuck uiier uio occurrence.
but the defense Introduced witnesses to
show that Chester was on the street
and was chopping wood two days after
Fire Made Life Member Six Newly
Join the Onrnlnzntlon
Montpeller, May G. A special meeting
of the Vermont Historical society took
place this afternoon with President W.
W. Stlckney presiding. Tho following per
sons wero made life members: Mr.
Stlckney, Charles E. Bayloy, Newbury":
Edwin O. Bayley, Lexington, Mass.; Mrs.
Lucia Bayloy, Lexington, Mass.: Mrs.
Martha C. Fabyan, Newbury.
This Is tho first time that life member
ship has been voted and persons ac
cepted. They pay 50 tor the life mem
bership. Others who wero made mem
bers were: H. W. Varnum, JefTersonvllle;
H. W. Tracy, Shelburne; W. A. Root,
Bennington; H. B. Amey, Island Pond;
John Lunnle, Victory, and the Rev. F.
B. Leach, Montpeller.
OF WOOD TURNERS, INC.
TOWNS COOPERATING TO
ENFORCE AUTO LAWS
Montpeller, May 2. Reports aro re
ceived that tho police departments aro
to co-operate again this year with the
secretary of state In the enforcement of
tho laws governing the operatton of auto
mobiles. Those towns and cities which
are co-operating ngaln this year Include
Brattleboro, Rutland, St. Alimns, jioni
nnller nnd St. Johnsbury, while no Indi
cation along this lino has been received
from Burlington and Bennington. in
vonrs nast those two have not co
operated In mnktng reports of violations
of tho nutomobllo lnws.
Tho records of the office show some
thing like 2,000 moro cars registered thus
for this year than last year In the samo
Dorlod of time. The record follows:
Jnnuary 1 to April 30 1018
Cars registered 14,714
Certificate of hire
Montpeller, May 2. Tho National Asso
ciation of Wood Turners havo filed nr
tlclcs of association In tho office of the
secretary of state for the purpose of look
ing after the welfare of tho mon of their
vocation who aro employed In Brandon.
The papers are signed by L. C. Bump, O.
H. Bump and Frank W. Wlllard.
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DROVE AUTO WITHOUT LICENSE
Rutland. May 5. David B. Owen of
Fair Haven was fined $5 and costs of 15.95
hv Cltv Judge George M. uoaaara to-nay
for operating nn automobile without a
llconso. He paid tne nne.
Fined One Cent
St. Albans, May 6. Sidney M. Pe:ry of
Fairfield was fined ono cent by Judge Stan
ley C. Wilson of Chelsea In an action of
trespass brought against him by Fred J.
Lnvallee. Lavallco had claimed that
Perry entered land that was reserved for
him by a contract with tho defendant'
brother and had removed somo crops.
RUTLAND COUNTY TEL. & TEL. CO.
Rutland, May 1. The annunl meeting
of the Rutland County Telephone & Tele
graph company was hold at tho Hotel
Berwick to-day. The meeting wna
called to order by President A. W. Footo
of Cornwall. Reports were read and
adoptod and the folowlng officers were
elected for the ensuing year: President
nnd genernl manager, A. W. Foote; vice
president, W, E. Grover; secretary, D. S.
Carpenter; treasurer, H. E. Sanford; as
sistant manager and superintendent, W.
R. Foote; directors, W. F. Otis, Danby;
P. G. Bond, Danby; L. W. Fish, Ira; C.
B. Stafford, Walllngford; W. R. Foote,
Pawlet; W. E. Grover, Mlddletown
n , t i , rt .. ....
Springe; A. W. Foote, Mlddlebury; II. E.
Sanford, Mlddlebury, and Charles N.
This Is an Independent company the
stock being all owned in Rutland and
Addison counties giving service In the
southern towns of Rutin ml county and
connecting with the New England Tele
phone nnd Telegraph company.
CHARLOTTE BANKRUPTCY CASE
Rutland, May 1. F. V. Bostwlck of
Charlotte, a station ngent, has filed a peti
tion In bankruptcy In tho olllro of Clerk
Henry Conlln of tho United States court.
He has Uabllltlces of M.180.41nnd his assets
are J200, nil claimed exempt. His creditors
Include George P. Crenser of Cuttlngsvlllo,
whose claim is $800, unsecured.