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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES; THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1919.
I VI OLDER GIRLS' CONFERENCE OVER U. S. TROOPS HOME BK SEPTEMBER I SUFFRAGE LACKS ONLYJE VOTE Leaders Say, However, That Public Sentiment Will Over come Senate Opposition E 15 FATALLY SHOT SLAIN IN BARRE Lewis Riendcau, 15, Revives Fatal Wound from Gun Held by Ex-Soldier UUU 1T1UY UlllUlll 1UW11IU VIllVl- Body of Mrs. Harry Broadwell,Next Meeting at Burlington No American Troops Shall Con tinue on German Soil after Peace Treaty Is Signed, Says President Wilson Evidence Exists That Newspaper Agitation Is Inciting Popular Feeling against the United States ica Progressing Most Satisfac torily, Says Secretary Baker, Who Arrives in U. S. 29, Stripped of Clothing and with Cloth Bound Around Throat, Found in Garden Margaret Peck of Rutland Elected President LIT IN on END BOY WOMAN BRUTALLY JAPANESE PRESS WAY HOM SOON ATTACKS AMERICA 300,000 A MONTH IN JUNE on the Gcrninn Frontier In lleyond All Doubt (lie Host Equipped Army In the World Now York, May 5. Tho one millionth n his arrival from Franco uboard tho ransport Gcorgo VVashlnRton. Tho .... n.t.n.t. f.r lift. atlflfnetnry mannor" and ho added that ho 300,000 a month mark would bo cached In June. Socrotnry Baker loft hero April 7, o.companled by Warren Pershing, Oen ral Pershing's only eon. Ho visited uriiiuu I'uuun in i' runcu wnoro .Aincri an troops aro quartered, going also to , ,,,'rmjin linn, w inrn nn rnvinw in T nn iuru vrniy. secretary xiaKcr saiu: "Tho American army abroad Is In plcndld condition. The Third Army, UllII 1 1 IIMUt:i;LlM 1 Ull lllfl millllLIl ircin- ier, Is beyond doubt tho best equipped rmy In the world. It Is everything n t n ,i nymv unnn r in 1 , ni, in i a. "The men aro nnxlous to Ret home, nd wo nrn mnvlnp thAtn n rnnlrllv :in Secretary Baker said hn visited but us cunuuion is simpiy lueaj, ne as erted, "and you can got tho same ex- hlp. I did not see any of tho others, ondltlon prevails nt all." Mr. Baker will remain over In Now urn. iu luvit-w uiu parauc ui ine Hin FINED FOB CRUELTY Ilurdwlck nnd Convicted of Alina Ing 14-Venr-Old Boy Montpeller, May 4. W. II. Jcffery, State robatlon officer, returned Saturday what ho terms the worst case that as como to his attention. It was tho rosecutlon of Charles Smith, a well-to-o farmer In Walden, for cruelty to Har- rseer or wiover uounn out to tsmun somo ears aRo, Smith was fined $50 and costs, ne, , It Is understood. Tho prosecution ttnrnov .Tnmps Cnmnhpll rnnrnftflntlni? iiio vuso wua iu iia.vu uuen irieu in An. hur tliere hnrl hppn mirh ic np nuh- Mlv of th msA tnnt It wnn imnnnslhln secure a Jury In that town and the nH nnlprprt thnt tbA trinl tnk nlnp.A In jirnw fiK n mar. inn Riift nr T.no ttiili wjir A long time was spent In securing a rv nnd iiiiiur jil buvifii o c:u,r K milt, livf- lng ono was secured, and tho trial com- lenceu. Evidence tending to show tho abuse TT"in,iijfi r.mirn ri umpn inn, n it nnn o tubbornly fought all the way. The treat- d tho child was shown In evidence and aturday morning, returning with a ver lct of guilty, In 55 minutes. The Memorial hall In which tho trial ccurreil was packed to tho doors, a largo rowd was outside and remained un- 1 the fino was Imposed. Feeling In tho ut HardwIcK. Men and women of nrom. lence were inose auenmnir the court MAY CHARGE HOLD UP tephen McLnchlcn Alleged to Ilnvp Montpellor, May 4. Stephen McLachlen, native of Scotland, was arrested to- Ight on the charge of breach of peace, hanged to that of attempt at highway obbery. McLachlen was lodged In Jail await hearing. It Is alleged that about 11 o'clock this vH iif?ur .i,LuiiLijt:iit?r juii inn. whr mm. bout half way between tho cltv anil thn unction by McLachlen, who asked him he time of the departure of tho next rain for Boston. Tho young fellow said is claimed, pulled a gun from his ght-nana pocKet ana told Trombley to 1VU " " It" t- tU 1,111. Trombley replied ho did not have any llll Ull. . ,,t..,tft uii.ji.ib juiiil'eu n If ft n I alnrtnil rdltncr rna. T tn laimed McLachlen shot at him and that nn Vinllrt Till flirt hnnrtln Iiam nt flght occurred In which Trombley's lothes were torn. Trombley did not report tho matter mil six. u ciulh. uul huuul HHVfin n r mp I n iuqiiliiii.u mo muu UKdiu ill Llll, virin. Jail. Ho said ho had been in tho o Boston to get into the service again. DIES AT AGE OF 74 St. Johnsbury, May 4. Oliver C, Hall, 7i HIaH at Zt .Tntinnhnrv tinunllnl his morning after a long Illness. Ho m m m i j i n. . Tl.W.ll. .11 . . . t 1 1 .. .1 111. ,1 . I, t BAia mununivu ,,.t u 1 1 : , jater he went to Nebraska nnd twice epresented his town In the Legislature, - ... .1 fit TnV.nt.kM... .. 1 1 ,n cum UK" li ..no ooioini ywtiia curl t nnllpn pf .Vila vlltflfA tin wna " eternn of tho Civil War and vlco-com- f this town. Ho nlso was a member f tho Junior Order of American Mo hanlcs. Hn had lived on a fnrm tho wo sons. Brattleboro, May 5.-Stato's Attorney Harrlo U. Chnno wnti summoned to Townshend to-day to Investigate u case of fatal shooting which proved to bo accidental. Lewis ltlendcuu, agrd 15, won of Mr. nnd Mrs. Kugonc Hlondeau, was shot through tho stomach by Luclen It, Parker, aged 21, who was discharged at Cnmp Dovons last week after huvlng served In France In thn 101st Ammunition Train. Thor boys woro hunting wood chucks on the Itlendcau farm with u .3 rRllhrn Winchester rlllo belonging to Lewis niendcau'H father and were accom panied by Kugeno Hlcmleau. aged 17, brother of IaswIs. They began talking about the war and Parker tried to show the other boys how bayonet charges were made In Franre. When he lefted the rifle as If to mako a lttngo his right hand hit the hnmmer, discharging the rltle. The wounded boy's brother ran homo and hccurerl a team with which to take thu wounded lad home, nnd Dr. L. n. Gor don of Wllllamsvllle and Dr. George It. Anderson of this town wero summoned, but the boy becamo unconscious nnd soon died. Parker has no near relatives. Ho worked on a farm In Townshend before going to Franco and was back thcro visiting. APPEALS FROM DECISION IN INDUSTRIAL CASE IlriM-ndrni of Antonio JVntnll not SiitlM- fled With Mr. Slmond' Judgment (Spcctol to tho Free Press) Rutland, May 4. Tho first case ap pealed from tho decision of the commis sioner of Industries, 11. V. Sltnonils, over entered In Rutland county court, Is now docketed. Tho alleged dependent of Antonio Natall, formerly a track laborer for the Rutland Railway, Light and Power company, brought a potltlon be foro Mr. Slmonds which wns denied on tho ground that he found no connection between an accident In which Mr. Natall was hurt and the disease rrom which ho died. Natall was hurt about the stomach and back when tho street railway com pany's work car collided with an express car at Oastloton, September !, 101S. Early In October the man, who had been recovering nlcoly. was taken ill with pneumonia and ho died on tho fourth. His relatives claim that his Injuries had so weakened his constitution that lie could not withstand the ravages of the disease. LALOR WANTS $20,000 VERDICT SET ASIDE Hln Council Tltlnka llrart rinlm Awnrd lo MINK Dyer In Excemdvc Rutland, May 4. Arguments on the motion of the defendant's counsel to set aside the verdict of $20,000 given Miss Anna F. Dyer of this city, a former Rut land music teacher, against Charles H. Lalor, for many years proprietor of tho Hotel Bardwcll, In a broach of promise case a short time ago, were made in county court Saturday. Attorney Marvolle C. Webber for Mr. Lalor said that tho verdict would set a high water mark In a case of this charac ter, where the damages were compensa tory. He contended that tho Jury was actuated by passion and prejudice. Attorney Edwin W. Lawrence for Miss Dyor argued that Miss Dyer had lost a life home, comfort and even luxury which Mr. Lalor had promised and she had seen It given to another to enjoy. Tho court reserved decision. VERDICT IS REDUCED $1000 BY JUDGE SLACK Brattleboro, May 4. In Windham coun ty court Friday Judge Lelghton P. Slack reduced tho Jury's award of $2,f.00 against Stephen J. Cray of Bellows Falls to $1500 in tho suit for personal damages brought by C. P. Underwood of Fitch- burg, Mass. A motion ror a reduction on tho grounds that tho verdict was un reasonable was made by attorney H. G. Barber. The suit was brought because of an assault by Mr. Cray, who Is In tho meat business, on Mr. Underwood, travel ing salesman for a packing house. Judgo Slack of the supremo court, ordered a recess to May 13, when the newly ap pointed superior Judgo, Fred L. Web ster of Swanton, will como to this county to preside for tho rest of the term. PROF. STANLEY GALPIN'S WIFE GETS DIVORCE Brattleboro, May 4. A divorce on the grounds of Intolerable severity haH been granted In Windham county court to Mrs. Wlnlfrod Onlpln of Brattleboro from Prof, Stanley Galpin, professor of romanco languages in Trinity College. Mrs. Galpin was given the custody of her daughter, 13 years old. The case was not contested. When tho caso was tried some tlmo ago the court said tho evidence was not sufficient to warrant granting a dlvorco but the case was held open for further evidence which wns produced. Mrs. Galpin has gained a residence here. BREAK ALL RECORDS FOR LOAN BUYING Now York, May 4. Breaking all records for subscriptions received at Liberty Loan rallies an nudlonco at the Hippo drome to-night subscribed for $11,250,000 worth of Victory notes. The nearest approach to this mark was made In tho Fourth Loan campaign when $7,500,000 was subscribed at the Metro politan Opera House rally. W. B. Albert Dies St. Albans, May 4. W. B. Albert died at six o'clock this evening after a 10 days' Illness. Ho was 73 years old March 11. He Is survived by his wife and two daugh ters, Mrs. M, J, Bascomb and Mrs. Frances Hazel ton; and ono granddaugh ter, Volma Hazelton, He has been town clerk ever Blnco the city and town were divided In 1897, with the exception of one year. Bankruptcy Petitions Rutland, May 4. J. II. W. Strubbe of this city has Died a potltlon In bank ruptcy in tho offlco of Clerk Honry Conlln of tho Unltod Btats court. He has liabilities of $1529.25 and assets of $26, nil claimed oxompt. Thcro nro 27 unsecured creditors. A petition has also been Hied by Lewis A. Day of Westminster, Inboror, who has 00 un secured creditors, largly In BoIIowh Falls. His liabilities aro $1012.68 and ho has assets of $200, exempt. If you have property to rent your neg lect to uso tho classind columns now may irove expensive later on. NO CLUE TO MURDERER Vlcllm l,eft Her Home Sntunliiy Nluht lo Cio o Picture Theory I Hhe Wn Strangled nnd Then Drnggcd (o IMnce Whore Found Montpeller, May 4,-Tho body of Mrs. Hnrry Ilroadwcll, 29 years old, and the mother of thrco children wns discovered In a garden this morning In Barro. Tho woman's body had been stripped of ito clothing and around tho throat was a piece of cloth hound tightly, Mrs. Broad well having been strangled to death. The discovery wns made by Harold Jackson a hoy whoso homo Is In Orange. Ho noil fled the police nt once. Young Jackson came to Barrc from his homo In Orange Saturday afternoon and after attending the pictures In the city went to the Buzzell Hotel, where ho stay rd over night. Ho arose a llttlo after seven o'clock this morning and about 7:45 he left the hotel, walking to Summer street nnd wns taking a short cut to Main street a few rods towards the center of tho city when he saw what appeared to be tho body of a woman. Ho went to tho police station, but findtng no one there went back towards tho Placo looking for an ofllccr. Finding Officer Curtis, he told him that ho thought a woman had been killed. Tho policeman gave little credit to the story, but accompanied Jackson and found tho body. The woman was laying face down on tho grass, her hands tied with her skirt behind her back, while another pleco of clothing was drawn tight around her neck. There was a gag of cloth In her mouth. The only clothing sno had on was her stockings and shoes and her gloves, one of which was partly oft her hand. Tho clothing she had worn was lying besldo her. Her watch and hat were found a few feet from her. Upon the nrrlvnl of State's Attorney E. R. Davis, pictures of the woman and position In which she laid were taken. Otllced Curtis guarded the placo and a llttlo after nine o'clock the body was moved to the Perry cm Noonan undertak ing rooma to await an autopsy and Ido tmcatlon, which occurred snortly alter tho body was placed In tho morgue. An autopsy was performed later In the day by ur. u. m. stone of the State laboratory. It was apparent that tho woman had been gagged ami bound somowhero else than at tho place where she was found, although she may not have been dead when left. Her ankles weio crossed when sho was discov ered. It was generally believed in Iiarro that she was killed In some other place and that after death sho was taken to the desolate placo nnd thrown over a fence and then dragged a short distance. Her clothing had been literally torn off. Her husband was found at his homo about 10 o'clock this morning. He went to Mr. Davis' office and said he gave his wife $10 about seven o'clock Saturday evening to go after groceries, that sho bought these and returned home about 7:30 o'clock and then, saying she was going to tho pictures, left the house. Mr. Broad woll went out for the evening and did not return until 2:30 o'clock this morning. Ho found his wlfo had not returned. He states that he went out to hunt for her and that he searched until about five o'clock, when he went home and went to bed. He had arisen when the officers reached tho houso anil was getting breakfast for his children and the woman's father, who was living with tho family. It Is understood that persons who could not account for their actions during tho night have been question ed by the officers. Tho murdered woman was 29 and was Luclnda Courser before hor mar riage, leaves her husband and throo children, ages eight, seven and six yenrs. Attorney Goneral Frank Archibald of Manchester was notified of tho affair and is understood to bo on his way to Barre. Walter J. LeBaron Dies Watcrhury, May 5. Waltor John LeBaron died at his homo on a farm near Watcrbury Sunday. Death was caused by tubercular trouble. Ho hod been In poor health for about two yoars. Wnlter LeBaron was the son of Wil liam and Rebecca Lindsley LeBaron, and was born In South Barre, February 20, 1SC0. Ho was educated in the schools of Washington and at Goddard Seminary. He was married In Barro 27 years ago to Delia Nichols, also a Goddard Seminary graduate. They lived In Barro until 15 years ago, when they went to Lorraine, Ohio. Later they returned to Vermont and lived In Burlington for about two years, then camo to Waterbury. where they have lived for tho last eight yearn, six years on the farm. Mr, LeBaron was a granite man by trade and worked at his -trade part of tho time while on the farm. He was a member of tho Unlversallst Church at Barrc, of tho Grango at Waterbury C'entor, of the "Twenty-five club" at Watcrbury, of Camp Gordon at Barre and of Woodland Lodge, K. of P., at Lorralno, Ohio. Mr. LeBaron la survived by his widow and two children, W, Roy LeBaron, who graduates this Juno from the University of Vermont, nnd Kathleen, who returned homo from Ohio about two weeks tigo; also ono brother, Arthur, of Barre. Tho funeral will ho held at the houso Tuesday at nlno o'clock, tho Rev. J. A. Sallus officiating. The body will bo taken by automobllo to Barre, where Camp Gordon and tho K. of P, will have charge of the burial services, tho Rov, J, P, Reardon of tho Unlversallst Church offi ciating. Burial will be in tho family lot at Elmwood cemetery. MATTISON GAME WARDEN Rutland, May 5. Harry A. Mattlson of this city has been appointed fish and game warden by fltato Commissioner Linus Leavens to succeed Fred W. Hay ward of this city who has served eight years. Mr, Mattlson has been a deputy warden for threo years and has been acting chief of police of this city eighteen months. Ho has been on the editorial staff of the Rutland Herald since 1905. WHAT IINH MOTHER HOBS Mrs. P, Bennett, 7 Wnwayandu Place, Mlddletown, N, Y writes: "I have mven oiey s Honey nnd Tar to my llt tlo boy, and cannot recommend It too highly as I think It Is the only medl cine for coughs and colds." Fine for croup nnd whooping cough, as well as coughs and colds. Contains no opiates. J. W. O'Sullhnn. 3D Church strcot. (Adv.) Rutland, May 4 About 360 Vermont girls who havo boon Rutland's guests for two days loft for their homes to-night after listening to addresses and attending conferences conducted by prominent Y, W. C. A. members In which tho relation of tho girl to the community was discuss ed. Tho social sldo of life wns not for gotten and luncheons, automobile sight seeing trips nnd sings were on tho pro gram. Tho affair was tho annual con ference of the older girls of Vermont, The conference voted to hold Its noxt session at Burlington. Mls.4 Margaret Peck of Rutland whs elected President and Miss Elizabeth Chittenden of Burl ington Secretary. Tho closing meeting was a vesper ser vice nt tho Baptist Church at 4 o'clock this afternoon when Miss Anna M. Clark of tho National V, W. C. A. board spoko on "The Great Adventure." There was a meeting for secretaries led by Miss Ruth Colt of the northeastern field and a morning service for collcgo nnd normal graduates under tho direction of Miss Mnry Welsel, a natlonnl worker. The principal speakers at Saturday's meetings were Rov. C. C. Merrill of Burl ington, J. P. Taylor of Burlington, sec retary of the Greater Vermont associa tion, Miss Ludmllla K. Foxloo of the na tional department of foreign work and Katherlne Willard Eddy, executive of the foregn department. Tho following girls and their chapero ones registered from Burlington are: Mrs. M. D. Chittenden, chairman of tho Y. W. C. A. Vermont council, Miss Ber tha M. Tcrrlll, one of Its members, Miss Mabel Southwlck, Miss Helen Mitchell, Miss Adclo Orton, Misses Grece Fletcher, Elizabeth Chittenden, Bertha Adams, Dorothy Jones, Ruth Herrington, Laura Baldwin, Winifred Davison, Minnie Mor ris, Edith Hopkins, Ethel Sherman, Mar ion Curry, Wewls Jones, Marlon Kidder, Gladys Houghton, and Reta Baker. Miss Hazel Stanhope Is registered from Wl nooskl. Among the college delegations are the following students from the Uni versity of Vermont. Misses Eileen Rus sell, Ursula Kimball, Marguerite Weston, Elizabeth Howe, Mildred Powell, Hazel Bylngton, MarJorle Scott, Irene Ovltt, Pearl Snodgrass, Eula Ovltt, Alice Clif ford, Esther Dunning, Ruth Hubbell, Hlldreth Tyler, Marion Chatterton, and Merle Smalley. WITNESS ARRESTED Husband Chnrgren W. G. Knight with Alienation of Wife's Affection Montpeller, May 2. The case of Mary Ethel Button vs. Worthcn Button, libel fur divorce, camo to a sudden stop Thursday afternoon and shortly after ward W. G. Knight, one of the principal witnesses for the plaintiff, was lodged In Washington county Jail on a civil process, charged with alenlation of affec tions, the claim being made by Mr. Button, the defendant in tho suit. Papers were served on Mr. Knight whllo he was carrying the plaintiff and her witnesses to their homo Friday after noon. He was driving his automobile near East Barre when ho was stopped by Deputy Sheriff H. T. Slayton, who served tho papers on him and then In stead of giving the man a chance to carry his party home, only allowed him to drlvo the machine to the side of the road and brought the man to the county Jail. The suit Is to recover $10,ono. Knight did not try to secure ball that night. The suit brought by Mrs. Button is on the grounds of Intolerable severity and her witnesses tended to show that she had been abused, but when her case was completed tho court did not hear further evidence and It looks as though the caso would be continued or dis missed. The caso of John A. Parker vs. the estate of James Dcmerltt, one of long standing on the docket, ns well as that of estate of Mary A. Town vs. fhe estate of James Demerttt, have been settled nnd discontinued. The case of H. W. Kemp vs. the estate of James W. Brock will go to the Supreme Court, It was announced in court this morning. This Is an action brought ns a result of the dis appearance of a trust fund created from the last will and testament of C. C. Putnam In favor of Harriet Putnam. When Mr. Kemp was appointed trustee following a change In trustees he found the fund hnd disappeared and he claims that tho bondsman of tho former trustee Is liable for the fund. Mr. Brock was bondsman. He hns died and thereforo it Is claimed thnt tho fund must ho re placed out of his estate. The Judgment In the case of Nichols vs. Foley was entered on the docket this morning In which the defendant really wins, although the plaintiff is given a Judgment for $25. This sum tho defend ant admitted he owed it for wiring a garHge, but that he had not received any statement for the snmc. The plain tiff brought suit to recover $196.88 on a wiring nnd electrical Job. Thero was a contract between tho two parties for $92. this the court held covered all work done, while although tho plaintiff claimed the amount of the suit was duo him for additional equipment. The court found thnt none of the $196.88 need be paid tho plaintiff except such part as related to tho garage, which was a $25 Job, some of which was In tho $190.88. NOWELL APPOINTED IloHtou Man to Ilend Mechanical De partment of Central Vrniont St. Albans, May 5. II. T. Nowell of Boston has been appointed as head' of the mechanical department of the Central Vermont shops here to succeed W. II . Gillespie, who resigned his position. For the last year and a half Mr. Nowell has been In charge of the ammunition plant of the New York Air Brake company of Watertown, N, Y. Before that he worked for the Boston & Maine railroad, etart Ing from the bottom in the mechanical department and working to general fore man of the shops at Concord, N. H. He was later mado assistant superintendent of the New Blllerlca shops. Ho has been connected with the Boston & Maine rail road for 19 years. RUTLANDER HAD TRIP IN BIG SEAPLANE Rutland, May 1. Charles J, Regan of this city, i. clerk In th Wilson Cloth ing Co. stors, has made a trip In tho naval nlrplano NC-1, which will bo used In the nttcmpt to cross tho Atlantic from thn Hockaway naval station In tho near future. Mr. Regan was a mechanic In tho naval service and was at Rock away bIx months. He went as mechanic when tho mammoth plane sailed 100 miles to sea to convoy a fleet of transports to port. DEMOBILIZATION HURRIED Homeward Movement from Frnnci- In llelnw Sprrdrd up Present Indlrn llonn Are Thnt 450,000 Men Will Crowa Orenn Monthly Washington, May 2. Dotormlnntlon of Prnsldont Wilson, Indicated In press ndvlces from Paris, that no American troops shall continue on Oermnn soil for a longer period after tho signing of the poaco treaty than may bo neces sary to embark thorn for home Is borne out by present plans of the wnr depart ment, which contemplate tho rotum of the entire American Expeditionary Forces by September. Because of this, General March, chief of staff, la mak ing ovory effort to snced up tho de mobilization In this country. An official announcement Issued to day as to the .accumulation of sur plus clothing for tho troops stated that the estimates were based on "troop withdrawal to be completed In September." The stntement also said that "If an army of occupation Is maintained after September a portion of this BurplUB will be needed." This computation was taken to re flect cxactlyj, the present Information of the department ns to future troop movements. Tho September dato represents estimates by embarkation officials ns to thn maximum possible Bpccd In withdrawing tho entire forco In Eur ope, Including tho troops holding the Coblonz bridgehead sector on the Rhine. If anything, officers anticipate that the movement will be ncceleratod rather than retarded. The schedule has been exceedod recently and In Increas ing measure from week to week with an indicated montnly movement of 450,000 men, tho latest predictions of General March and his aides bid fair, it was said to bo more than realized. FLYING CIRjUSJT RUTLAND Several Thnitnnnd People Watch Avl ntorn Do Stunts for Ilenetlt of the Victory Loan Rutland, May 5. Several thousand peo ple gathered here this afternoon for the exhibition by the "flying circus" which the government aviation department Is sending out to boom the Victory Loan. Rutland Is the only ,ace In Vermont where the aviators will perform. Boston, Portland, Hartford and Providence being the other New England points. While heavy storms throughout the morning mndc It necessary to abandon a part of the program, an exhlblton of aerial acrobatics directly over the busi ness section astonished tne crowds. Some times the planes dove from a height of seeral thousand feet to within a few hun dred feet of the buildings. Tho avlator3 flew upside down and did other stunts In addition to "bombing" the city with loan literature. BURLINGTONIAN INJURED DURING FAINTING SPELL Dnvld Smith Suntnliin Severe Cut over ', thn night Eye Montpeller. Mny 2.-DavId Smith of Burlington, n representative of the Fire stone Tire company, suffered a fainting spell or an at tuck of Indigestion whllo I calling on J. J. Williams & Sons shortly I beforo two o'clock this afternoon, and fell 1 Vi!i,Uv' In tho (Innp nf llin cilnrf. Tin una. I tained a severo cut over his right eyo and bled profusely from the wound. By standers and employes of tho Williams garage applied first aid and Smith re covered to a considerable extent, al though It was necessary to have tho serv ices of a physician. Smith was recently discharged from the service, according to a companion salesman, who said he had known him but a short time. Mr. Smith hs been brought to his home at 204 King street In this city and last night was reported as resting comfort ably. ARMY COST U. S. $435,088,000 IN MONTH Washington, May 6. Hotwecn March 15 and April 15 various war depart ment bureaus withdrew from tho treas ury $435,088,000. Tho average monthly withdrawals between July 1, 1918, and January 3, 1919, were $S61, 334,000. Of expenditures for tho 30-day period ending April 15, $277,117,000 went to tho quartermaster corps, $113,567,000 to tho ordnance department, $16,984,000 to the engineer corps, $7,959,000 to the medical department, $7,897,000 to the bureau of aircraft production, $0,513, 000 to tho signal corps, $3,550,000 to the chemical warfaro service and $1,471,000 to the bureau of military aeronautics. Tho signal corps Is the only branch Bhowlng an increase recently over tho averago during the latter months of the war period, This Is due largely to completion of equipment that can be used indefinitely by the regular mili tary establishment. OVERDID IT Carlton, tho well-known conjurer, hns returned from a long provincial tour with a brand-new topical story. It concerns a man who, like a good many more of us, was greatly troubled In his mind by the present high prlco of gas. "One day, howover," says Carlton, "he rushed home to his wife In a state of great exhilaration. "My dear,' he cried, I'vo discovered how to reduce our gas bills. The meter Is full of little wheels and whon you blow down the pipe tho wheels go back wards.' "So he blew down the pipe for a couple of hours. At tho end of the month tho gas man came and read tho meter, " 'I don't know how It Is, sir,' he ald, eyeing tho other suspiciously, 'but aa near as I can figure It out from this meter, tho gas company owes you $55. Pearson's Weekly, BUTTER BALLS A womnn and hor four-year-old son wero on a visit to hor brother-in-law tn London. One morning nt tho breakfast tnblo the uncle said to the boy, "Here Frank, is something you don't see In Lancashire," at the same tlmo placing some small balls of butter In front of him. "Don't us, though," said the boy. "Thero are threo balls of butter hanging outildo tho shop whero mother tnkes our clothes every Monday morning, ain't there, mother?" London Ideas. Washington, May 5. Though suffrage polls show that one voto Is still lacking In tho Senate, tho loaders any they aro convinced that tho "enormous gain In 'sentiment throughout tho country In 'favor of tho nmendment will mako It ImpoBslblo for tho Senate to detent the measure" Whllo Senator Penrose or Pennsylvania Is still counted nB op posed, some hope of a change In his attitude Is expressed, because ho onco made the cryptic stntoment thnt "thcro Is more Joy over one sinner that re pentoth than over nlno and ninety that i have never gone astray." According to tho present poll of tho National Woman's party, a solid suf frago vote is assured In tho new Con gress from 18 western States nnd ono eastern State In both Houso and Sen ate. Only ono State, Alabama, will, ac cording tho this poll, voto solidly ngalnat the suffrage nmendment. Tho poll indicates that 18 States will Bond delegations In which a majority favors tho amendment, making 37 giving a majority vote; whllo seven, all from the southern democratic group, have elect ed majorities against and four are equally divided or uncertain. Senator Borah, by his opposition, pre vents Idaho from giving a unanimous favorable vote. Senator Hitchcock creates the same situation In Nebraska whllo In Delaware and Maine, which will send solid favorable delegations to tho House, Senators Wolcott and Hale prevent a clean sweep. Iowa nnd Michigan delegations will be solid In both houses except for ono representative In each case. West Vir ginia, already unanimous In tho Senate, alBo may give a solid vote In the House. Connecticut, Tennessee, Kentucky, New York, Wisconsin, Missouri, Pennsylva nia and Ohio nil have largo majorities In the lower house, with both senators opposed In Connecticut and Pennsyl vania, both In favor In New Jersey nnd Wisconsin and ono senator In favor In each of the other States. North Carolina, South Carolina, Vir ginia, Georgia and Sllssissippl Houso delegations, according to the state ments of their representatives, will cast majority opposition votes. In Georgia, South Carolina and Mississippi one sen ator Is still uncommitted, whllo In Louisiana one is favorable and ono hopeful. Massachusetts, which gave a majority against In the lower houso It Is hoped will give a majority In favor, while the voto of tho senators will this time bo divided Instead of both being opposed. Alabama and Louisiana are tho only two of the five States which voted unanimously against tho nmendment last year which will again give a solid opposition voto In tho House. Thn greatest change since tho last j vote In any delegation Is In that of onto, wmcti in the last House cast a two-to-one vote against the amend ment. In Maryland and Vermont tho vote is half and half In both houses. In Florida both senntors opposed, tho House delegation la three to one In favor. In Texas both senators are sup porting the amendment and a majority In the House Is expected. Pennsylva nia, whose delegation voted the last tlmo 22 to 12 In favor, Is counted on for a majority In tho House. Both sen ators are counted as opposed. GENERAL PERSHING TO BE ENGLAND'S GUEST Will He Extoimlvely Entertained Dur ing Ills .Several Dnys' Vllt London, May 6. (By tho Associated Press.) Gen. John J. Tershlng, com-mandcr-ln-chlof of the Americun Expe ditionary Forces, is coming to England on May 22 as tho guest of the nation. Ho will officially thank Britain for what sho did to make comfortable more than a million troops passing through England on the way to France. For two days ho will be the official guest of the nation, hut will remain here several more, dur ing which ho will bo extensively enter tained. With several other American generals, the commander-in-chief will cross on a British destroyer. He will bo met at the London station by a guard of honor and will pass through troop-lined streets to the hotel where he will make his head quarters. At the parade of the Horse Guards Genoral Pershing will decorato with the American distinguished service medal British officers who won honors with the American army. On May 24 (the anni versary of tho birth of Queen Victoria) a full regiment of Americans, accom panied by an equal number of British, will march through tho city past Bucking ham Palace, where the King will take the salute. This regiment has not been selected yet, tho American officers say, but it Is likely to bo one from tho army of occupation, which will return to Ger many. Tho program, except for the first two days has not been completed, but Is like ly to include functions at Buckingham Palace and a banquet or reception by the lord mayor. WOMAN ADMITS SHE SHOT PUBLISHER A Miniature of Georee Washington (he Cause of n Murder Chicago, May 6. Mrs. Vera Trepagnlcr of New Orleans, who shot and instantly killed Paul F. Volland, a publisher, at his office yesterday talked freely to-day of the shooting, the cause of which was a miniature of George Washington. The painting, which Is more than a hundred years old was known as the "John Trum bell Miniature" she said. It was pre sented by Trumbell to a Virginia brldo as a wedding gift, and many years later came Into tho possession of Mrs. Trepagnler now a widow sixty years old. "In my State they do not lay hands on woman," she said. "I can not deny Bhootlng Paul Volland; he choked me. I not remember firing, but I recall his say ing 'you've killed me,' his finger relaxed from my throat and he fell before me. Then I grew faint and fell too. I had not meant to shoot him. Ho had robbed me, I felt, of the only dear thing left to mo. Ho had evaded me for two years." She said the was born In Belfast, Ireland, the daughter of a shipbuilder and came to America when a small girl. She married Ellis Trepagnler of New Orleans, u sugar planter, who died nfter tho loss of his fortune. Friends, obtained for her a posi tion In Washington, she snld whero she met Volland. Ho was reputed a con noisseur on art, and ns she had studied art In her early days sho showed him the miniature. Sho knew ho wanted the publisher's rights of reproduction and they reached nn ugreeniont as to royalties. Thereafter sho said sho could get no uati&faction from tho publisher. CALLS WILSON NAMES 'Man with the Voice of nn Angel lint with 4he Deeds of the Devil" I Onr of the Jinny Choice Epithet Hurted nt American Executive Toklo, May 0. (By the Associated Press.) The anti-American campaign In the .lapanose press continues with re newed force. Up to tho present no seri ous overt acts have beon committed against Americans or American prop erty. Evldonco cxlets, however, that tho newspaper ngltatlon, which has spread to virtually all tho leading journals of the empire, Is Inciting popular feeling against America and thus paving tho way to possible open demonstrations. Representative Japanese deplore the press campaign nnd havo begun to criti cise tho government for its failure to check tho literary outbursts on the ground that they aro going bp far that they are liable to engender ill feeling. Tho participants In a mass meeting held Sunday, at which some antl-Amcrl-enn speeches were delivered, announced their Intention of continuing tho demon stration In front of the American em bassy. The police, however, Interfered and prevented this step. Tho belief Is expressed here that the basis for tho agitation la fear of the grow ing Influence of the United States In In ternational affairs, as evidence by her position at the peace conference, and that It will act as a curb on what are regarded ns Japan's legitimate aspirations In China and Siberia, After declaring that renewed attempt for anti-Japanese legislation on the Pacific slope Indicate that the Americans perse cute Japan in everything, while wearing the mask of liberty and fairness, the Hoch Shlmbun charges the Americans with having Incited the Chinese to make the secret treaties public and also accuses American missionaries of fomenting the Korean Insurrection. The Yorodzu Choho Rays the Americana responsible for nttempts at anti-Japanese legislation are nothing better than barbarians; that their actions are more despicable than those of the Germane, whose barbarities they attacked. "Hypocrite," "Despot," "transformed Kaiser," "man with the voice of an angel but with deeds of the devil" are some of the epithets applied by the newspapers to President Wilson. To-day's newspapers print articles ac cusing Americans and British in China with exciting the Chinese to the recent Chinese-Japanese agitation in Peking, based on the Japanese victory at the peace conference on the question of Shantung. The aim Is declared to be the rooting out of Japan's superior rights In China and substituting their own in fluence. At a meeting of the Kokumlnto party held In Osaka a resolution was passed declaring that recognition of tho Monroe doctrlno by the League of Nations should be Interpreted as recognition of Japan's predominance In the Far East. ! FIRST "ARREST" ! MADE IN AIR New York's Aerial Police Dem onstrate What They Can Do in the Atmosphere Atlantic City, N. J., May 6. The. first "arrest" ever mado here by airship was effected to-day by members of New York's aerial police acting In conjunction with the authorities of Atlantic county. It the the principal event of "pollco day" at tha Pan-American aeronautical convention. Tho motor car of Sheriff Alfred Perkins of Atlantic county was "stolen" from tho aviation field by an Atlantic City detective the "thief" headed across the meadows toward Pleasantvllle Ave miles distant. When thesheriff discovered the "theft" he hopped on Eddie Stlnson's airplane and tho two gave chase. Deputy Chief S. Her bert Mapes of the New York aerial force and other members of the New York air squad Joined in the chase. Tho "thief" was overtaken a few miles from the city by Perkins and tho aerial police and placed under "arrest." Fifteen members of Now York's aerial police gave other demonstrations on the flying field. NATIONAL LIQUOR MEN TO FIGHT "DRY" LAW Believe Country Will Br Wet" Ne( January and after Thnt Atlantic City, N. J., May 0. Tho con stitutionality of both tho wnr dry law offectlve July 1 and the constitutional nmendment effective next January was attacked by delegates attending the an nual convention of tho National Liquor Dealers association which opened hero to-day. A decision wan virtually reached to fight both laws nnd the opinion was freely expressed that the country would not go "dry" next Jnnuary, if at all. Politicians who were "cajoled or driven into a panic of fear to enact national prohibition" were denounced by the delegates and by William Seckei, president of the organization. "President AVllson has learned tho sentiment of the soldiers In the field and ho hns heard from the folks nt home who were caught napping and did not realize the fact that the consti tutional amendment deprived them of their rights and liberties," declared George Carroll, president of the New Jersey Liquor Dealers' League BRUTE GIVEN 20 YEARS Albany, N, Y,, Mny 6. Edward Lawton of this city was sentenced to 20 years' Imprisonment to-day after having been convicted of first degree manslaughter., Lawton confessed that ho shook his six months old baby until Its neck was broken -because the little one's cries disturbed his sleep. HE DOES HEAVY WORK "I do heavy work, and that Is a strain on a man's kidneys," writes Ber Dawson, Canton, 111, My trouble started with severe, sharp pains over my back, I bought a bottle of Foley Kidney Pills, and before it was gone, my pains had entirely left me." They banish rhou matlo pains, backache, soreness, stiff ness. J, W. O'Sulllvan, 30 Church street. 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