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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. (Adv.)
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