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1THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1&20. THREE KILLED IN CHICAGO RAG 101 t Two White Men and Negro Policeman the Victims Ne groes Reported to Have Burn ed American Flag Chicago, Juno 20.Two white men nnd It negro pollcamnn were killed and scv- fral negroes weir wounded to-night In a riot In the heart if the south Mile "black belt" following the reported hurnlng of in American ling .by a Imnrt of .negroes who were .-aid to have paindcd In the .nteresf of n "hack1. to Africa" movement. The dnid are R L Rore, white; a pallor, 'os Hoyt white, n rlgar dealer. .fo3 I' Owens, a negro policeman. Rose was shot tnrough the heart, dying 'nstantly Hoyt s l i'id v.ns split across the hrow, leading the po ice at first to believe be I1 ad been kl'lcd by n hlow from an axe. Later Investigation, however, brought the conclusion that his skull had been split hv a diim-dum bullet. Owens was taken o a ho. pit ll. wheio he died soon after ward TM rot,hto occurred at Thirty-Fifth Street and tndlnnna Avenue, near tho '-pne of last year's race riot In which more than thirty whites and blacks wero killed and hundreds Injured. Several hundred policemen wero rushed to the distrlrt and succeeded In restoring order before that listurbnnco spread More than a thousand negroes gathered but no general riot occurred. Several negroes who witnessed tho f'ae burning, ran to a pool room at Thirty Sixth street and Indiana avenue i 1 1 asked ain of persons in the place in preventing the act. Pose who was In the pool room and r. number of other negroes proceeded toward the gathering of blacks. They vero loinid by Policeman Owens who r.ttpmpted to errest one of tho group. "w ns started to search the man for a weapon when other negroe.i In the crow I were reported to have drawn 1 is'ols If was not known who fired the first Fhot Owens was wounded In the back, and Rosr, who had just left Itoyt's cigar f-hop after enlisting the killer's aid, was f.hot trousri, the heart. According to tho statements of spec tators, the parading negroes disbanded end gathered In a circle around an Am erican flag which they set on fire. After It had burned a little they stamped on )t and then several drew revolvers and began firing at It. Th" pounds of the shots attracted many nearer who were not In the parade and t oy rushed into nearby pool balls and c'gar lore": for assistance, according to State1 n's made to the police. , To, ut dec:ired to-night that they prob b y never would know the exact nnm )er of wounded Several were rarried off by friends It was said for Uie parading negroes disappeared rapidlv after the first few shotP. Estimates rangtd from one to n dozen COOLIDGE GETS DEGREE AT WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY Mlddlrtown. Conn., .lune 21. Commence ment rxer "-es at Wesleyan Unlvcrsitv to-dav took on adder) Interest because of of ihe town representative families, that the prfencr of Governor Calvin Cnolidgelof Dwight Wells, a letter carrier. Five of Mas .nehusrtts. Republican nominee J children in three years Is a good Mart for vice rcMdent. who was awarded an , " raising a family. Tho arrival of twins, honorary degree of doctor of laws. This H boy and a girl. Wednesday of last was Vt e ley a n's fHh commencement. President Shanklin awarded seven mas ter degree-, four in arts and three In sciences n course, loiether with 4S de grees of bachelor of arts and 4t of bachelor in cienre to members of the 1920 clar- The honorary degrees given were- Doc tor; of law Governor Coolldge of Mnssa ehurett Bishop Theodore R. Henderson, "2 of Detroit. Mich.; S. F.arl Taylor, general secretary of the Inter-Church Movement. New York city, and Robert 71 Fife and Marcus Taft, professor of German at Wesleyan. Doctor of civil laws, William Miller Collier president of George Washington University. Doctors of divinity, the Revs. George Fllsworth Bishop, '01, of Brooklyn, N. Y.; Charles Wesley Burns, Minneapolis. Minn.; Frederick Lincoln Fllnchbaugh, '99, Cin cinnati. Ohio, and Victor Garfield Mills, Merldcn, Conn. Master of arts. Henry Bacon, college architect, of New York city. IMPRESSIVE SERVICE AT WILLIAMS COLLEGE Founder's Body Placed In Special Vault I'nder Chnnrel of Chnpel Willlamstown, Mass., June 2ft Govern or Coolldge and representatives of the army participated to-day In the impres sive ceremonies attending the placing of the remains of Colonel Ephraim Williams, founder of Williams College, in a special vault under tho chancel of the. college chapel General Pershing and Itear Ad mlra Sims, who hail been expected to be present were unable to come. Colonel Williams was killed by Indians at the battle of Bloody Pond, near French Mountain, Lake George, N. Y on Sep tember 17SS, and was buried on the bat tl'field. His grave was marked with a boulder. Nearly a hundred years later Williams "ollcgo purchased small plot of land surrounding the grave, enclosed it with an iron fence and erected a monu ment nearby. This spring a commission representing the college exhumed the remains, which were placed In a specially designed urn. This urn was brought here to-day. Just outsldn the town limits the con icnco nCnrlng tho urn was met by Company M, With Infantry of Adams, who escorted It to Field Memorial Park, on Main streot There a procession wns formed, marshalled hy two Williams graduates, Colonel Archibald Hopkins of Washington, a Civil War vntornn, and Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Whittles ry of New York, who won fame In tho World War. In the long lino which marched to the Thompson Memorial Chapel wero Governor Coolldge, Major Geuoral Clar enco R Edwards, commnnrler of tho 28th Division (Ynnkoo) In tho World War; Major General William A. Pew frctlrej) of tho Stato mllltln. General J, ,1. Sullivan, members of tho Wil liam" factulty, alumni and the senior claBS. At the chapel the urn containing tho remains of tho college founder wore placed In tho vault and atono tnbletB hearing his namn and tho names of the Williams men who lost their lives In tho Clvll'War nnd tho World War were unveiled. A memorial nddress was de livered by Rev Dr. John S. Zcllo of Troy, N V.. a Williams alumnus. The Thompson Memorial chapel was erected an a memorial of Frederick V Thompson of New York. The momorlnl tablets are the gifta of Mrs. Thompson. After the ceremonies Governor Cool idge was te.ndorel a recoptlon by tho Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. The mem bers congratulated him upon his nom ination by the Republican party for vlco-presldont wptKU mass avast aus fay bkst LOS ANGELES HAS AN EARTHQUAKE Walls of City Jail Cracked Several Buildings Slightly Damaged Los Angeles, Cal June 21. An earth quake shook tho city at 6:47 p. m. Officials of the fire and puhllc works departments half an hour after the shock said no serious damage bad been re ported. Several buildings wero reported to have been slightly damaged. Bricks railing from a building nt Sixth street and (Irand avenue Injured a pedestrian. Office buildings were shaken so severely that many of their occupants lied to the streets. The shock was felt In Long Roach, San Pedro, Santa. Monica and Rednndo lleach, according to reports to the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph company. Whlttlcr, Covlna and other Inland points reported they had not noticed the quake. A slight earth tremor was felt hero Friday morning. PUN BIG MUSIC COURSE Mldileliilry College llni Engagement for Nct Vriir To I'll? (Irrlirnlra S-VKIO Middlehury, ,lun H. Although no an nouncement has yet been made Middle hury College is to have next season one of the finest music courses given any u'here in the country. The season will open November 1 with a concert by tho Philharmonic Orches tra of New York, .losef Strnnsky con ducting. The orchestra will receive $2,000 for coming to Middlehury. hater will come the Flonnloy String Quartet, now ranked as the finest organ ization of Its kind In the country. An other engagement Is that of Relnald Werrenrath, the famous American bari tone. A two-piano concert is to be given by Ouy Maler and Lee Pnttlsnn, two young men who have won high standing fur their unique recitals. Henry Adams, AVI111 Mint Stepdaughter, .Succumb nt Funny Allen Hos pital (iirl Is Hcrni erlnpr Fletcher. Juno IS. Henry Adams, the 50-ycar-nld farmhand, who shot nnd wounded Louise Garret, his stepdaughter, aged 20, yesterday afternoon In what is supposed to have been a Jealous fit, died at six o'clock this morning at the Fanny Allen hospital In Wlnuoski. where both were tukfn following the affair. The girl is said to he in a favorable condition at the hospital. Sho has wounds in one leg nnd one arm, four shots tired by Adams going wild. RACE SUICIDE UNPOPULAR IN ST. .TOIINSBURY St. Johnsbury, June 20. If any sociolog ist, left-over statesman from the Bull Moose regime, or worrier over the de cadence of the old New England stock. begins to get fussed over the prospect of , race, suicide in this country, bo Is Invited to come lo St. Johnsbury and call on ono wek. comp'etes the quintette. A daugh ter not quite three years old. twin boy and girl lust over a year old, and the latest arrivals keep the happy parents busy All are lively, heallhv and give every Indication of helping to keep their home town on the map. CAN'T EMPLOY BOYS Many Application li Permit Those I'nder In to Work In Quarries Montpeller. June 20. Many applications are being received by the commissioner of industries asking that hoys under 16 years of age be permitted to work in tho quarries this summer. Tho commissioner has been forced under the provisions of the statutes to deny their request ior tho reason that section .".'15 of tho General Laws positively prohibit. the employment of n child under Pi years of age in a mine or quarry and the commissioner has no authority to waive tho provisions under any circumstances. BARRE AND MONTPELIER POPULATIONS DECREASE Was-hington. June 20. The following census figures worn announced yesterday: New Haven, Conn., 1C2.390, an increase of 2.S,7Sri. or 21. r. per rent. Annapolis, Md., 11,211, an Increase of 2,fA"i, or ;W,3 per cent. Jefferson City, Mo., T.1,0G7, an increase of 2,217, or 1S.7 per cent. Barre, Vt., 10,WS, a decrease of 726, or G.S per cent. Montpeller, Vt., 7,12.';. a decrenso of 7.11. or 0.3 per rent. The. populations of Yonkem, N. Y., San Diego, Calif., Sioux City, Iowa, Greenfield, Mass., and La Crosse, Wis., will bd announced to-morrow. ESTABLISH OPEN ZONE FOR KILLING DEER Montpeller, June 20. Linus Leavens, whllo in Rutland county last week on fish and game regulations, completed tho establishment of an open zone for killing deer to protect the crops on the farm of B. L, Stafford in Wnlllngford, Ho nlfo Inspected another farm, but tho matter of establishing an open zono has not yet been arranged. HARDWICK JUNIOR SENIOR GRADUATION Hardwlck, June 19. Graduation exer cises of Ilnrdwlck Junior-Senior High School wero hid last evening In tho opera 'house, Thero wero six commencement speakers chosen from tho class. They were Margaret Heaney. A, Lynn Wheeler. Martha M, White, Alexander Graham, Gono O Hnnfnrd and Winifred E. John son. The diplomas wore pre&ented by Prln. J. H, Fuller. Tho University of Ver mont honor scholarships were won hy Winifred E. Johnson and Marirnret Hoancy, 400 BUICK LABORERS PASS THROUGH STATE St. Albans, June 22.- Three cars loaded with laborers passed through this city this afternoon en route to tho I Bulck factory, Flint, Mich. This makes eight cars of laborers which have passed through this city within throe weeks cu route to the Ilulr.k factory, a totnl of approximately 400, GAME HUNTING Four-year-old Minnie stood watching the cook cleaning a chicken, Finally, when tho process was almost completed, Hhe looked up and Inquired' "My goodness, what In the, world are i you trying to find?" Tho American Legion Weekly. BUMPERS AGAIN HEADS A. F. OF L Vctcran President Is Re-elected for the 30th Time at 40th An nual Convention O n 1 y One Vote Against Him Montreal, .Tune IS. The American Fed eration of Labor again expressed Its confidence In tho leadership of Samuel Odmpers Its veteran president, when It re-elected him to-day for the thirty-ninth tlmo at Its fortieth annual convention hero and returned lo office his entire administrative cabinet. Mis elertnn was vlrtunlly unanimous, The only delegate who voted against him was .lames A. Duncan, of the Seattle Cen tral Labor Council, lender of tho progressive wing of the federation. The delegates gave tho elderly labor lender a tremendous ovation when he declared; "I accept the call to duty nnd I will obey.' Ho was much affected by the dem onstration. Representative of the -nllroad workers' organizations, seconded Mr. Oompers' nomination, which was made by Oeorge V. Perkins, of the Clgannakers' Union, They pledged their hearty support to his leadership, declaring that the convention's action of yesterday In endorsing govern ment ownership of the railroads should not be construed as a repudiation of his administration. Mr. Gompers explnlned that the federa tion bad not changed Its views in con nection with the use of light wines and beer, manufacture and sale of which was advocated by tho convention last year. Timothy llealy of New York, president of the Stationary Firemen, and Sara H. Conboy, of the Textile Workers, lo-nlght wero elected fraternal delegates to the British trades and union congress. Other officers re-elected included. .Tames Duncan of Quinoy, Mass., first vice-president; Joseph V. Valentine of Cincinnati, second vice-president; Frank Duffy of Indianapolis, third vice-president, William Green of Coshocton, Ohio, fourth vice-president, V. D. Mahon of Detroit, fifth vice-president, T. A. nirkcrt of Chicago sixth vice-president, Jacob Fisher of Indianapolis, seventh vice-president. Daniel J. Tobln of Boston and Frank Morrison of Washington, D. C. wero olec ted treasurer and secretary respectively without opposition. ORGANIZED LABOR WANTS LEAGUE UNCHANGED Federation Mho Aks 1', S. tr Keep 'IIiiiiiN Ofr In Mexico Montreal, June 20. Tho American Fed eration of Labor adjourned Its annual convention here last night after Indorsing the League of Nations without reserva tions. The closing session of the two weeks' convention was a stormy one. Irish sym pathizers, supported hy the progressive wing of the federation, opposed the movement to indorse the League and throughout the debate on the question President Samuel Oompers had difficulty in maintaining order. His gavel was sm.vOiod In his efforts to quiet tho pro- crerllngs, Mr. Gompers and the executive council will leave Immediately for Washington to put Into operation the program by the convention. The first move, It was said, will ho launched against the Democratic National Convention to obtain Incorpor ation of the federation's program In the party to-morrow. They will urge also that the federation's non-partisan politi cal policy, which was unanimously ap proved by the convention, he carried out. LABOR DEMANDS OUTLINED Labor's program as outlined by. tho convention domands: Ratification of the peace treaty. Government ownership, with Democrat ic operation of railroads. Curb of profiteering and high cost of living. Jailing of food and clothing profiteers. Right to strike and abolition or com- ipulsory arbitration and antl-striko leg islation. "Hands off" in Mexico by the United States government. Indorsement of the Irish Republic. Right of collective harganlng. Advances In wages wherever necessary to maintain tile American standard of living. Shorter workday, If necessary, to pre vent unemployment. inc League or Nations issue arose shortly before adjournment. Its opponents were unable to gather sufflrent votes for a roll call and a number of Irish sym-! pathlrers Jumped to the floor and de manded that their votes be recorded as "no" In the records. President Gompers was compelled to take the floor in support of the league, when it hecame apparent that the dele gates were swinging to the opposition. Members of the executive council made emphatic, appeals In behalf of the covenant. The report of the committee on In ternational relntlons, which was ndopted, declared that lo reject tho lenguo would be "Indorsing tho policy of greed, hatred and brutal war ns the rule that guides In the settlement of relatons between nations. "It Is not a perfect document, and perfection is not claimed for It," the re port added. "It does, however, mark tho nearest approach to perfection that ever has been devised for tho prevention of war. It must meet with tho unqualified approval and support of tho American working people." Charging that the "greed of rapltalsts to oxplolt" tho pcoplo of Mexico Is tho cause of the present unrest in that coun try, the federation demanded that the government contlnuo Its "hands oft" policy toward Mexico. "We ii i c unalterably opposed to any nxrrcli' of force hy tho United htates, said lb report adopted by tho conven tion, ' i'i satisfy tho desires of those America. is whoso solo interest in Mexico Is tho exuloltaton of Its woikers. its boundless wealth of oil and mlnornls.1 GEORGE W. PERKINS, FINANCIER DIES ncalli llcMiilt of I'nriiiiinnln Contracted While In Wnr Service New York, June 18. George W. Perkins, financier, died this morning In tho Stam ford Hall Sanltnrlum, Stnmford, Conn. It became known Juno 11, that Mr. Per kins had suffered n nervous broakdown, but members of his family did not Intl mato at that tlmo that his life was In I danger, Mr. Perkins was taken to Stamford ahout tpn davB ag0 nnrt nts ,, Oeorge W. Perkins, Jr., announced the chartge wns mnrle to afford his father's complete rest nnd seclusion from his friends, who sought his counsel during the political rnmpalgn preceding the Chicago conven tion. The ailment to whlrh Mr, Perkins sue climbed Is believed to have been the re sult of Influenza and pneumonia contract, ed while sorvlng with tho Y. M. C, A, In France during tho war A statement by tho dead financier's phy sicians given out ,nt Mr. Perkin's office gave the tlmo of his death as 2'1. this morning. Death resulted from an attack of "nculo Infiamatlon of the brain, tho result of coniplote nervous exhaustion due. to Intense and continuous overwork," the announcement said, The death of Mr. Perkins was particu larly unexpected, ll was said, at his office, on account of his having recently sur vived n very serious attack, after which his family and frlemtn helloved his con- !tllmlon sumcentiy rohu.t to throw oft I'ir. inninny. While details of the funeral have not been announced, It was said It would take place Sunday afternoon at the Rlverdalo Presbyterian Church In the Bronx. Tho services will be private It was said. With Mr. Perkins at the time of his death, were his pnn, George W., .lr., his daughter, Mrs. Howard Freeman nnd his sister. Emily Perkins. Distress ovor the loss of an old friend was expressed by .1, Plerpont Morgan, when ho was Informed of Mr. Pcrkln's death. Tin said: "I am deeply distressed nt the news of Mr. Pcrkln's death. lie was a friend for more than twenty years and a very active partner for ten years." Georgo Walbrjdge Perkins, for ten years a member of the firm of J. P. Morgan fc Co., wan reputed to have first suggested to nnd persuaded "big bilsl- TlPSfl" In n,1n-,l .nn t -In rr Ihenrqnnn sen-Ice bonuses, sick-benefit's and old- ago pensions. It was Perkins who wns also said to have Inaugurated tho plan which per mitted employes of the United SlHtcs Steel Corporation nnd the International Harvester company. In both of which ho was nt ono time an executive, to pur chase stock on instalments anil at less than market value on the assumption that "Industrial Justice, is the most profit able of Investment, that Justlco promotes peace, peaco promotes prosperity and that tho workman's prosperity Is neces sary' to the prosperity of tho business man." Mr. Perkins was born In Chicago, Jnnunry 31, 1RG2, a descendant of Jacob Perkins, an English ancestor who settled In Boston in 1611. Ills father, George W. Perkins, long engaged In the shipping In dustry at Buffalo, was later a pioneer In tho llfo Insurance field. The son entered tho Insurance business In Chicago when IS ns a clerk, became a bookkeper, an agent and subsequently manager of a Cleveland office. Ho went to Denver and in 1&92 was made vice-president of the New York Llfo Insurance company. His achievements attracted the attention of j tho elder Morgan and In 1!C he was In vited to become a member of the Wall Street firm. In this capacity he negotiated a number of big foreign loans. He re mained with J. P. Morgan ft Co. until lniP, meanwhile becoming a director of numerous large corporations Including the steel and harvester companies, a number of tailroads and the International Mercantile Marino company. Retiring from business a few years later as ho said, "to dovote myself to other work of a public and seml-puhlic nature," Mr. Perkins wrote nnd spoke frequently on the subject of industrial justlco and when Colonel Roosevelt be came Progressive candidate for the presidency In 1012 ho became chair man of the national executive com mittee of the party. Previously bo bad been a Republican. The year beforo he ha 1 urged a revision of the fed eral corporation laws and in testify ing beforo a congressional committee Investigating the United States Steel Corporation ho advocated the fullest publicity for all corporations. Despite the defeat of tho Colonel, Mr. Per kins continued active In bis advocacy of progressive principles. Mr. Perkins early In the World War interested himself in tho matter of American preparedness. Ho was a sovero critic of President Wilson. In a speech In Indianapolis In 1913 he. de clared tho "United States was unpre pared for war" and urgol Immediate action. After tho United States enter ed the struggle he endeavored to stim ulate food production and by largo purchases of provisions at distant points sought to avert a war-time shortage in New York city. He was also activo in Red Cross, Liberty Loan anrl other patriotic drives. After tho war Mr. Perkins went to France to investigate charges of waste and Inefficiency against the Young Men's Christian Association workers ahroad. Ho reported that while some mistakes had heen ma Jo thero wns "little ground for honest criticism." A close friend of the late Mayor Pur roy Mitchell, Mr. Perkins at ono time was prominently mentioned for the. May oralty of New York. He was once quoted as having said that New York city could save J2.-!,000,nl a year by "a proper cut In Its budget." Ho was a trustee of Va& sar College and Berry School, Rome, Ga , and a member of numerous civic, scien tific, sociological and philanthropic or ganizations. In 1911. Mr. Perkins received ' the honorary degree of L. L. D. from the University of Wooster and the Uni versity of Vermont Mr. Perkins married In 1W9, Miss Fva llna Ball, a daughter of Flamen Ball, of Cleveland. O., to whom two children wero born, Dorothy1 and George W, Per kins, Jr., the latter of whom was a lieu tenant in the American Expeditionary Forces. 23 MAJOR-GENERALS REDUCED IN RANK Washington, June 21. Under a war de partment order, 23 officers holding the emergency rank of major-general, are reduced to brigadiers or colonels and Hi oillcers now hrigadler-generals aro re duced to ranks ranging from major to coloiel. Prominent In tho list of major-generals reduced an Clarence R. Kdwards, who commanded tho New Kngland National Guard Division overseas and who Is now commander of the northeastern ileiiart ment of Boston, and Henry T. Allen, com mander of tho Anicrlcnn forces In Ger many. They revert to their rank of brigadier. Others reduced to brigadiers are Major Generals Omar Dundy, who commanded a fighting division In France, and who Is now in charge at Camp Lee, Va.j Charles T. Mcnoher. director of air service; Wil liam S. Graves, who commanded tho American forces In Siberia; William M. Wright, acting chief of staff In tho ab sence of General March In Europe, anil Samuel D. Sturgis, commanding at Camp Sherman, Ohio, HORSES CLIMB INTO FORD Rutland, June 20. a pair of horses be longing to W. B. Lcahcy of Chittenden climbed aboard a Ford automobifo hero Saturday afternoon. J. J. Woods of Shrewsbury was sitting In the machlno which was at a standstill on a business street when tho horses, which had been left unhitched, came tearing down the street. Because of the noise of traffic Woods knew nothing of their presence until both animals plunged their forefeet through the bach of the machlno and ono of them struck the occupant. Woods was taken to tho hospital. The Ford was ivretfterj, TUFTS OIVE HOOVER DEGREE Medford, Mjiss , June 21. Tho honorary degree of docW of rclence was conferred on Herbert S. Hoover and that of doctor of letters on Ellery Sedgewlck, editor of tho Atlantic Monthly, nnd Margaret Dclnnd. the author, at the Tufts College commencement exercises to-day Diplomas were awarded 2J7 students in all depart-ments. ATTEMPTS MURDER AND TRIESSUICIDE Henry Adams of Fletcher Shoots Step-Daughter, Louise Garret Man May Die Girl Will Probably Survive Fletcher. Juno 17 Henry Adams, a farm hand of this place, shot his step daughter, Louise Garret, this afternoon nnd a few minutes later put two bullets Into Ills own head, The girl, although I badly woundod, will prohably survive, but Adams, It Is thought will die. Tho only reason known for tho deed Is that Adams was jenlous of the attentions a young man was paying to the girl. The shoot ing followed a quarrel between the two. Adams made a trip to Bur ngton In a hired car this morning and while In the ' city purchased a revolver. Arriving home , n,n,nut 2';V o'clock he called the girl out side nnd they engagcil In a heated con versatlon behind the barn, which ended with Adams drawing his revolver and opening fire on tho young woman. She screamed nnd starterl for the house, but Adams continued to shoot nt her, firing six shots. One bullet" entered the girl's right leg and another struck her In the left arm. The nolso of the shooting aroused the neighborhood anil several people went to tho Iioufo Immediately. The girl, although bleeding profusely from her wounds, wns still conscious. Deputy Sheriff W. M. Smith of Camhrldge was notified by telephone nnd was asked to bring n doctor with him. Deputy Smith obtained Dr. S. G. Start, who lives next door to him, and they Immediately start ed for the scene. Meantime, Adams hurried down to tho woods hack of his house observed by nelghhors. In a few minutes they heard two shots and surmised that he had made an attempt to take his life. This surmise was, found to bo correct for when tho deputy and doctor arrived u few minutes Inter they found Adams 1p. tho woods unconscious. Ho had shot him self twice in the right temple near tho car. The condition of the two was such that Immediate removal to a hospital was con sidered necessary anrl both were taken to the Fanny Allen hospital in Deputy Smith's car. Adams, who is ahnut T.0 years of age, has lately been working by the day at different places. Ills wife, who was tho girl's mother. Is dead. Adams, the step daughter and a housekeeper comprise tho household. Tho girl Is 20 years of age. nr-rmiinnvr In uTirmtnTTm PETTIBONE HELD WITHOUT BAIL FOR GRAND JURY Bennington, Juno 21. Municipal Judge William J. Meagher to-day refused to consider ball in the case of Byron M. Pettlbone. the undertaker's assistant, who la charged with murdering his wife by poisoning her on the night of April 6 nnd hold the accused man for the special grand Jury which will sit nt Manchester to-morrow forenoon. Tho preliminary hearing to-day was held at the request of James K. Batchelder of Arlington, counsel for Pettlbone. Only two wit nesses wero examined, both for the prose cution. Dr. E. M. Gardiner, who at tended Mrs. Pettlbone on the night sho died, testified concerning the patient's condition anrl the efforts he made for her relief. The physician said that Mrs. 1'ettlbnno was conscious between convul sions and told him that she had taken a dose of salts. Asked If she recognized anything peculiar nbout the salts sho re plied that they tasted bitter. Chief of Police Patrick Brazil testified that he was present in the Jury room at the County Court house here on the evening of June 15. Pettlbone, ho said, was In structed that any admissions he might make would be used acalnst him, but he replied, "I want to get It off my mind." Pettlbone, according to the witness, admitted preparing tho dose of salts into which he placed a quantity of strychinlne sulphide. He said that he secured the bottle containing the drug from one of tho cabinets In tho Ward Pharmacy three days before bis wife's death and thnt ho carried the bottle In his vest pocket until after he had used tho contents. On the day follow ing bis wife's death ho threw the bot tle Into the stove. Pettlhono showerl no emotion in court. Once when one of the attorneys attempted a joke during a brief re cess he lnughed heartily and he emlled repeatedly during tho course of tho hearing. WILLIAMS GIVES DEGREES TO PERSHING AND SIMS Willlamstown, M,nss., vjune 21. Amid mighty ovations of applause anrl cheers General John J. Pershing, Rear Admiral William S. Sims and Franklin K. Lane, secretary of the Interior, wero awarded honorary degrees of doctor of laws at the 126th commencement of Williams College held this morning In Grace Hall. General Pershing was late in reaching Willlamstown nnd tho exerclsos had begun when he arrived at the auditorium. As ho appeared on tho stage, he was loudly applauded and was given a riBing cheer. Ho shook hands with Admiral Sims, who arrived In Willlamstown late last night. Both General Pershing, and Admiral Sims displayed keen Interest In the valedictory address, of Ralph It. Smith Mungcr, who tool; for his subject, "A Soldier's Bonus," In which he opposed tho granting of a bonus by Congress. Honorary' degrees wero also awarded to eight other prominent men with Dr. Harry A. Garfield, president of the col lege, doing the conferring, Of tho mem bers of the graduating class 93 received bachelor of arts degrees, 21 Uichclor of arts, cum Inude, two bachelor of arts magna cum laude and threo wero mado masters of arts, Seven honorary degrees of bachelor of arts for war service wero awarded to former Williams students. KING'S DAUGHTERS State Convention nt Ilnmlnlph Mrn. Anna Evans of Burlington PrcHldrnt Randolph, June 18. The State King's Daughters convention closed here this morning after a profitable session. The attendance was somcvTint smaller than expected on account of tho rain. Wednesday the Informal reception was well attended. Tho greetings from Silver Cross Circle wero hy Mies A. F. Clarke and for tho churches tho Rev. Frascr Mctzgcr gavo a short welcome. Tho music, which was In charge of Miss Grant, consisted of two solos by Miss Grant, accompanied by Miss Marcott, and the response waa by Mrs. C..E. Nourse of Rutland. Plnno muidc was given by Miss Marcott. Thursday morning, dovo. tlonal service was conducted by Sirs, Emma Slayton of Woodstock, after which announcement of the committees were made by tho President, Mrs, Martha Clark of Woodstock. Minutes of the executive board and reports of State oillcers fol lowed County presidents also were present and reported ns follows; For Addison, Mrs. Noonan; Bennington, Mrs. E, M. Thomp son", Caledonia, Mrs. Nicholson; Chltten- den, Mrs. Towers! Franklin, Mrs. Rubleo of St. Albans; Rutland, Mrs. Fllmorc; Orange, Mrs. Vinton; Windsor, Mrs. Anna Farr; Washington, Mrs, C. .1. Cook son. All these reports showed an en couraging condition. Tho report of the St. Louis convention was given by Mrs, Hurt of Bennington. The Informal bal lot followed nnd nt tho closo of this the usual business session was held. Mr. Slocum gave a short talk on tho tuber culosis drive. Tho convention voted to give 10O for the tuberculosis preventorium work among the children. It also was voted to appropriate $50 for a memorial of some naturo In the Swanton library In memory of Mrs. Cros's, a former presi dent, deceased, Yesterday afternoon a memorial serv leo was held for Mrs, Cross, Mr. E. M. Denny of Montpeller presiding. Miss Luetic Grant sang for tho convention. The reports of the several committees Wero received and tho formal ballot taken. This resulted In the following: President, Mrs. Anna A. Evans of Bur lington; vlce-prealdcnt, Mrs. W. K. Noursc of Rutland; recording secretary, Mrs. Webster of Swanton; corresponding secretary, Mrs. -Uralcy of Rutland; treas urer, Mrs. Burt of Bennington; auditor, ! Mrs. Harwood of Bennington; magazine representative, Mrs. L. A. Olbhs of White River Junction. Tho evening session wns held In tho Baptist Church, with music by tho choir and the, Rev. W. T. Spar hawk, who gave flute solos. The Rev. F. S. Tolman offered prayer and read tho Scripture nnd then the president In troduced Mrs. Nellie Fellows, third on n commltteo for junior work In the Inter national order. Her address was Interest ing anrl she was followed by Miss Brok enshlre, who Is the third vice-president of tho International order. Tho morning session to-day consisted of a devotional service and tho Installa tion of the new officers. INTERCOLLEGIATE BOAT RACE WON BY SYRACUSE Ithaca, N. Y., June 20, Coming from behind Cornell In the 'Varsity crew race, Syracuse won the major event of the In tercollegiate regatta Saturday hy one length. It was tho most sensational fin ish of a boat race ever witnessed on the Cayuga Lake course. Syracuse won by a powerful drive during the last quarter of a mile, but lost It at the mile mark, when Cornell jumped Into a scant lead. It was a gruelling contest between Cornell nnd Syracuse. Columbia was third and Pennsylvania fourth. At the one and one-half mile mark Cornel! was rowing a 3.1 stroke and Syra cuse was hitting 32. Within tho sight of thousands of spectators grouped near tho finish stroke. Ramml of the Syracuse crew called for a spurt. Tho Syracuse power Increased anil 7.1 yards from tho finish tho Orange boat passed the Cornell 'Varsity, which was rowing Its first race of tho season. Cornell's "heavy" 'Varsity could not re- pnl" lts ,0M ,eari' aml Syracuse flashed 'across the finish line a strong winner. .Pennsylvania finished third, two lengths ! behind Cornell, anrl Columbia finished fourth, one length behind Pennsylvania, The time of the 'Varsity race was: Syr acuse, 11:02 3-5; Cornell, ILOSl-.-.; Colum bia. 11:211-5; Pennsylvania, 11:39. WANTS QUIET FOURTH Wnltsfleld Appeal to Cnpltnl nnil I.enrns the Lnw Applying Montpeller. June 20. That Waltsficld Intends to have a quiet Fourth of July Is shown In the letter received from one of the town authorities In which they ask tho Secretary of State what can be done to prevent the sale of fireworks. The secretary has sent them a copy of the General Laws which provide under sec tion 710S that a person having a cracker, squib, rocket or serpent with the Infent to set It oft or selling It is liable to a fine of 110 for each offense and under section 711S that a person having In his possession a toy pistol for an explosion of percussion caps or blank cartridges with the Intent to sell or give away tho same Is liable to penalty under the Gen eral Laws. RUTLAND DOCTOR'S OFFICE WRECKED BY BLAST Rutland, June 20. Had a hlast which was set off by the water department on Wales street here Saturday morning been shot off at the time of the "office hours" of Dr. J. E. Thomson, thero would have been loss of life. The covering of planks and brush failed to furnish sufficient resistance to tho dynamito and large stones were hurled through the windows of the office. Some crossed the room, demolished a hookcase anrl struck the wall behind it, Windows In a house on the opposite side of the street also were broken. No ono was Injured, MISS LANDON GETS PH. D. AT COLUMBIA UNIV. St. Alhans. June 21. Among those who received the degree of Ph. D. at the recent commencement at Columbia Uni versity, New York city, was Miss Mary Landon, daughter of Mrs. S. W. Utndon of this city and Rordentnwn, N. J,, and the late Professor uandon. a former prin cipal of the High Schools in St. Albans and Burlington and tho Bordentown Mili tary Institute. Miss Landon also was elected a member of the Columbia Univer sity Chapter of Sigma XI, an honorary scientific society. Slie Is assistant pro fessor In the chemistry department at Vassar College. R. W. COWLING U. V. M. '2.T DIES OF PNEUMONIA St. Johnsbury, June 21 Reginald W, Cowling, aged 1", died of pneu monia at Plymouth, N. H, Sunday night where he had gono on a short visit. Ho was the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Cowling And had Just com pleted the freshman year at the Uni versity of Vermont, where he took a prize In mathematics. Ho was grad uated from St. Johnsbury Academy in tho class of 1919. SETTLED FOR LEG Chnmplnln llenlty Company Pays Com pensation In William McCrne Montpeller June 22. Commissioner of Industries John S. Buttles hns com pleted tho settlement of differences between William Mc Crae of Hartford and tho Champlnln Realty company. Mr. JlcCrno was employed by tho realty company nnd lost, hy amputation, nbout one-third of one of his legs. He claimed total loss of tho leg and tho matter was to go to Supreme court, but an agreement was reached In which Mr. McCrae accepts compensation at rate of loss of one-third of a leg. the WEDDED AT RUTLAND Rutland, June 20, Miss Katherlne A. Dye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence L. Dye of this city, and Oeorge F, Jones, son of Attorney J. C. Jones of Rutland, were married nt the Church of tho Holy Innocents Saturday by tho Rev. Bernard Kclley. The cnuplo was attended by Miss Helen Perkins and Attorney Law rence C. Jones, brother of the groom. Only members of tho two families were present, Both the brldo and groom are graduates of the Rutland High School. Tho groom was In the ambulance serv Ico during the World War, driving In France for IS month. WATER POWER BILL HAS BEC0E LAW President, It Is Announced. Signed the Measure Prior to June 11 New Act Was 10 Years in the Making wasmngion, June is. The water power development bill, ten years in the making, finally hns become law. Announcement that President Wilson had signed the measure prior to Juno 11 was ma.lo lato to-day at tho Whlto House. At tho same tlmo It was an nounced thnt he had failed to sign tho joint resolution repealing most of tho war-time laws, and tho Underwood resolution providing for negotiations with Canada relntlve to the embargo on tne snipmcnt ot wood pulp to tho United States. Another bill which failed to rer.elvn tho President's approval would havo authorized tho war department to transfer motor equipment to tho de partment of agriculture for road con struction and other work jiostiios ttio water power measure, the President signed several bllla passed In the closing days of tho re cent session of Congress. This Included an act authorizing the enlistment In the military' forces of non-English spoaklnK citizens and aliens; an act paying for a sot of false teeth for Mlchaol Macgarvey and five bridge bills. No explanation of tho delay In announc ing tho President's approval of tho water power measure was made. Tho Whlto House statement said. Tho President's action on the bl Is was made known In the following statement Tho president having been advised by the attorney general In a formal opinion that the adjournment of Congress does not deprive him of the ten days allowed by tho constitution for the consideration of a measure, but only In case of disap proval of the opportunity to return tho measure, with his reasons to the House In which It originated, has signed tho following bills, each within 'he ten days period, of course. The bIMs not signed failed to becomo law under tho usual practice. SITE PRISON FOR FORGERY Raymond AVnlker. Allan A. ft. Walter, (Jets Tvtn to I'our Years for Check Activities nt M. Albnns St Albans. June 17. Raymond Walker of South Burlington, alias A B. Wal ters, was arraigned before Judge Nathan N. Post in City Court this afternoon and pleaded guilty to the charge of forgery. He was sentenced to serve not less than two nor more than four years In tho State prison at Windsor. Walker offered to make restitution as far as possible anil paid back to tho Irving Dutrher Drug company Jit. 12 of the $!0 he seemed with a worthless check. He returned )Al to Harold Cohen out of $20 and 9i cents out of S2.00 to the St. Albans Vulcanlztng company. Walker was arrested at South Royal ton Monday night, a few hours after ho had passed the check at tho Hub depart ment store. Reuben Decker of Georgia was ar raigned beforo Judge Post on a charge of driving an automobile in the town of Georgia while under the influence ot leiuue, iiu Vi as illicu s-i-'V.io, who no paid. DETROIT FOURTH CITY OF UNITED STATES Washington, June 1?. An Increase ot more t'han 11.1 per cent In the las' ten years was shown In the census returns for Detroit, announced to-day Cleve land Increased 42 per rent. The figures are: Detroit, 993,739. increase 527,373. or 113. t per cent. Cleveland, 7SR.S3B. Increase 2M.171, or 42.1 per cent. With announcement of the populations of Cleveland and Detroit, the definite ranking of the countries IS large cities has been established. New York and Chi cago remain flr.st and second cities, re spectively. Philadelphia is the only one of the 18 whose 1920 population has not been announced, hut It Is unlikely that the Pennsylvania city's rank as third largest In the country will be changed. Detroit had Jumped into fourth and Clf ve land Into fifth position, forcing St Lou's Into sixth, Boston into seventh, Raltlmoro in eighth and Plttshurg in ninth place. Los Angeles advanced from 17th rank to PUh and displaced Buffalo, as well aa retaining the honor of being tho largest cty west of St Louis. San Francisco retained 11th rank nnd BufTalo dropped from 10th to 12th. whllo Milwaukee waa forced Into 13th place. Washington. D. C, moved from 11th to llth position, displacing Newark, N J which dropped Into 15th position Cincin nati, 13th largest city in 1910, now ranks as IGth. New Orleans, through the advance oj Los Angeles and Washington was forced from 11th rank to 17th position, whllo Minneapolis retained Its rank as ISth largest city, Tho ranking of the cities below Minne apolis cannot he determined until the. populations of Kansas City, Mo., Provi dence, R, I., and Rochester, N, Y , hnva been announced. PAYS UP STOCK Mngnmin Tnlc Company Ha Stoo.ooo l.im, Tonit In Mine Montpeller, June IS.' The .Magnesia Talc company of Wnterhury has filed a cer tificate that Its pnld tip stock now amounts to JlOO.nuO nnd that a part of It Is acroun' lerl for In tho purchase of the Moretown 'rale .Mine, where, 4il Is ascertained, es tlmated there arc 1,333,333 tons of tnlc. A new ascertainment of the value of tho Duxbury mine, adding 525,000 and good j..... ... ..... tUiiij.ni(J ,nw Lint io jaU.llV. I NEW BEDFORD ADVANCES I INTO 100,000 CLASS ! Washington, June 17. With an increase jof more than 25 per cent during the last 'ten years, New Bedford, Mass has art- vanced Into the lOO.OoO class of cities with a total population of 121,217, according to the census bureau's announcement to day. In the ten years New Bedford, whlch ranked as the 53rd most populous city In 1910, has outstripped Trenton, N. J., Nashville, Tenn., Albany, N, Y Lowell and Cambridge, Mass,, and Spo kanc. Wash. FOR THOSE XASTY SUMMER COLDS" An Irritating bronchial cough breaks your t-leep nnd lowers strength and vitality. Faloy's Honey nnd Tar soothes and heals law, lnflamod membranes, stops tickling In throat, eases stuffy, wheezy breathing nnd Is the best remedy for nil colds, coughs, croup nnd whoop. Ins rough. Contains no opiates. Chil dren Ilka It. J. W. O'Sulllvan, 30 Church St. adv.