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DROPS 20 FEET INTO P0N0 mcnt Wall Driver Tlirnfd ' Unhurt Ch1fM ntooo Tllnritlnn Tfl J& L r.f Tiir... v. ,,tj : the 20 feet high perpendicular a.but-1 The truck was loaded with nutter from. ting taken to the Sharon railroad sta- nn I irc I ,nns M.ain. a jnarnn eninptir f the senior class In the C.astleton Nor- rcimerj- ouilair.g where as-slstance was I nurrpr np n in inp nrnKpn rriii iv ivpr i It is presumed the accident wat. the re- . .1 7 . 1 1 . . 1,1 .1 frnrV tViA rwinrl wnii-.li nt short nts- nti frftm n'h.ra ,Via trtict i!t 1q :1 P"OOrl fAt In rf.nfh SlAner mnitp his WaV rom the truck through its windshield. 7" T r T A T T1 t 1 K IlITIl-t' . MAN'S LIFE IN DANGER igflf-jiiiiutr luuniif, i.rtr neiitiiriuij; in thur C Sternp, a Rutland dr sroods nH Mflscs Mar rp 11 nf Brandon narrowlv our miieF liuui jji rtiiuun. iii.it- iii.-l m ik ti l. Mr Sterns camtf upon a party of Tiotorista who wfre out of cai-olino and there wero women and children In the is he said he had it In place, a man who ante appiuauuci. una-a u .-jiiiM ii mi he ground caught fire immediately as. did r r J 1 1 .t.iU -n Mr. Stems might have saved hi.-, ma- 1 Ui. t? .. Ik. lmA tliol tie IlldJI O JUG JlcHi Ul-CM Pivcn Ii"' ".'"'iinui. AND IS HIT BY AUTO Bellows Falls, July 15. Last evening Sedley M. Campbell, son of Jlr, and Mrs. C. A. Campbell of 23 Barker street, Bellows Falls, was struck and badly cut by a coupe driven by Charles T. Higglns. Tho boy was riding- on the back of a car riage, and as be Jumped off the carriage ho stopped in front of th car. The child na taken in Mr. IDgsta'' on about Qui face, head and other parts of the -body. After treatment by physicians he. wan taken by Us parents tchrta home. II ia stated' that the driver of the automobile ras to v.o"vay to blame for the acctnvnt as ho could not stop tho car "In ttm xd arcrfd- httttriB'thc child. AUTO MISHAPS naixilTUTCo" Man In CoOUtfra -Track Iba-apm Train 0m mt Bog Montpeltar, 3uly m. Reports of motor accidents thai wero received at the Secre tary of Stite's office Saturday. afternoon (LCDxacT Thomas vi. Gnul of Hcrttngton, leporUng that Ills car white on-thft Khel benmo road l neently and into tho ditch vhm Frank Austin of Baxre- was operat ing It- Thla was caused toytho ear runnrnr into aoros ofl, The 31. Johnsbnxy irarajro has reported that Ita truck Friday came near being hit hy a a tin, tho nowsroper ntory of -which fiB already been published. A. B. Kvans of fjOTfiorph rc porta that his car ran over a doe Tvee.ntly. V. B. Bailey ofStowo re lortert that his "car was involved in a minor accident, whtlo Frank Blodsrett of (inocheo reported that his machine and OoX of William II. Cafco of Burlington t'-oUlded recently in Sharon. LOSES HIS LICENSE BlttlelMm Han Convicted of Intoxlrat- llon ln 3I.ii Black Hear of It Mont poll or, July 22. Frank Larow of Itrattleboro was probably somewhat sur prised when ho ifc-e.lTed to-day notice ftom tho PAcrctf.ry of State that hlr. li cense had boon revoked because ho t?ns coovi'ctivl of Intoxication In Grccnftnld. Mans. It appears that no' direct report had com w Uia office, but an authenticated .rrnnrt ,dld roach the offlco uud "bingo," w"n. the Ucciuio, Arthur J. Gushing ulso lect his liconr.e for a idmllar reason, -.io tho license of TUy !i. Hazelton of .nrthflnid wm auspeided '.'or H days be- al'so ho vnm tjiroloss and "caus.e.1 .nn ac- rlde.nt hv his oaioniooiio nirare a jj rurt- CRASH ON HILL r Brmv of nUl nfl fllfr TliHr Auto PJchmond. July IS. Two women were cut bv class when two tars cnj'.ie o- father about a mllo .south of the village Fanny Allen hospital, but are not thought Mr. Agan, driving a Reo and going htmiii. turuii if inn ipil in iiiit. 4 ir standing still, and a.s he did so a Hud son machine owned by I.. 7,. Iangevin of Montreal came up over thP brow of the hill and would have crashed full Into the Agan party but for his turning sharply to the bank As It was h" hit the side of the Agan machine, which wa badly damaged. State's Attorney Allen Martin made an investigation of the accident. ACCIDENTS FEWER .Monday Mornlnc Did ot Produce I'sunl ir1t fur Aillo Department .tontpeller, July 2fl. Accident reports were not as ' numerous this morning as usual although It was expected that dur ing the day many would reach the office of the Secretary of State. These which did arrive Included a report from the chief of police of Springfield that William Patter nf that town had experienced his second accident this season from what appeared to be careless driving. The. last time he went over a bank. C. M. Story of Chelsea reported that his automobile backed into that of Arthur Moore's in Barre one evening last week doing Jfi.'rt damage to the Moore car for which he settled. ST. JOHNSBURY PASTOR The Hc-i. Wentirti A. t'nle of Hendernon, V. Y.. tiiieM to Cliun'li of MeNMlnh Mnrrisvlllc. July 2S. The Rev. George V. Fortler, superintendent of Universalis! Churches, announces that the Rev. Wes ton A. Cate of Henderson, N. T., has ac cepted an invitation to become pastor of the church of the Messiah at St. Johns bury, succeeding the Rev. II. G. D. Scott, who completes his work September 1 Mr. Cate Is a graduate of Gortdard Sem inary and of St. iAwrencp University and has been settled at Henderson since his graduation. He Is married, Mrs.-Cate being a native of Wllllamstown. She was for some time a teacher in the public schools of Barre. Mr. Cate will begin his work September 1. TRAVEL WITHOUT LIGHTS Autoiirtu Complitrn to Automobile De partment of Canincrnt lck of Uctita Montpeller, July 22. The inspectors to tho Stata automobile department have received-; oomddcrabto unnrplaiot from the di hva s of antotnoblleu that camarea are bcin ailowed to trxvol ttw highway with out lt&bts. Th laws of 1319 provide that tha drtver of a ilshl nn, so to paak, utaH have a. tieht.&tt3cfaod to hUft-rlr at nJfrtit ttoia. Thn inapectow advise the complainants thnt it Is tho doty of the proseenMns offloers to look after these matt em and nit tho aotomohn depart- ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO OLD MEETING HOUSE Bellows Palls, July 22. Sunday after noon, Atiiitr-t 1, ha.s been set as the date for tbo fourteenth annual pilgrimage to tho old Rockingham meeting houao. The usual careful arrangments have been fol lowed out and ttio hour named is four o'clock in.the afternoon. Tho Old Meeting House association this year has been for tunate In being able to have as speakers tho Rev. Charles S. Mlils of Montclalr. .V. .1.. and Prof, James A. Tufta of Phillips Exoter Academy. It Is anticipated that tht usual hundreds will make, tho pil grimage to the old church. AMUSEMENT COMPANY Inter-Stntri Firm I ncorpo re.tr Signed hy linmi, Hot ran and German Montpolier, July 23. The Interstate Amusement comrany of' Barre has filed articles of association in the office for tho purpose of conducting moving plcturs places and other forms of entertainment. Tho capital stock is K0.0CO, while the pa!er.i urn signed by John B. Hoban John H. Kamen ami George W. Gorman of Harm, M.I DU A CIIANGi; IS IIKR Mrs. U Gibson, 12th & Edison St., La Junta, Colo., writes) "My kidneys were giving me a great deal of trouble. I took Foley Kidney Pills and they made such' a change in mo I feel fine." Foley Kid ney Pfiln promptly rolievo Backache, rheumatic pains, sore, swollen or stiff muscles and Joints. J, W. O'Sulllvnn, 39 Church St.-Adv. FIGHT IN PETTIBONE CASE Legal Bnttle Qet elope Over the Admls rlblllry of nmixmdrnt AllcRrd Confession Manchester, July iS.-Tho biff fight Is on In the trial of Byron M. Pettlbono for wife murder between tho oposing counsel &s to whether or not the alleged confes sions mado 'hy Pettlbone before his ar. rest shall bo admitted as evidence. On thla point, perhaps, bancs tho llto of tho respondent and his attorneys are evi dently going to mako a stiff fight to keep the confessions ont of the evidence. The crowd haw (fathered In ever Increas ing numbers dally and this afternoon filled every nook and corner, Including aisles, lawyero' room, Judges' room and the ep window?. So groat was the con geslion down tho ccntftr aisle over a heat Ins register thai a floor Joist which had been paTU.v sawd awny when tho hoarex vat pot in within a few years broke and tho floor nettled several Inches. Juet what prevented a, collapse of the entire floor and tho probable doith of 200 people la tllffleolt of conjecture. The court house was built In 1S20. n brick utmeturo, and perhaps was never Intended to hold such a Jam, of people as forced their way In to-day, Tho floor will bo brought back Into place and srcurwly sup ported bctoro the trial Is res med to morrow. Before court convened this afternoon, Judge WUson had taken up tno matter (if determining this confession with tho at torneys and decided to have It heard In open court with ths jury excluded. Ac oordingly, promptly after court convened, tb jury wag sent ont of the room Tho questmen of admissibility of the ror- iesaon was me one topic iKiforo the court aicemoon. -rne prosecution first of- forod a statement of a confession made by the respondent to Attorney General Archi bald on June 16. MIs Nellie lloean. , stenographer who took down the confes sion n shorthand and transcribed the fefcsion made. June 1 to Attorney Collins M. Groves In the presence of Chief of Police ratriclt Brazil, .lairas ft. Wood, E. C. Brown and a stenographer. Miss I.nona rivers, employed as stenog rapher by the Wood Detective Agency, was called to the nfiad and likntificd the transcript of the notes she had taken during the cession from 11.30 to live o'clock June IS when Pettlbone was In the presence of th" two detectives at the court house, t.ater developments showed that during this Interval Attorney Graves had Miss Helen Gulllow before ludge Meagher for the purpose of learning what he could from her. It seems that the attorney had issued subpoenas for both to appear before Judge Meagher and while he was before the judge with Miss Gulllow, he turned Tettibone over to the detectives. Pettlbone was not taken be. fore the Judge for Inquiry for as before they were through with Miss Gulllow Attorney Graves was called over to the court house to take the confession of Pettlbone above referred to. In bringing out these facts there was some fire of questions and answer with Attorney Graves on the stand and Attorney Jones of the defense asking the questions. During the time Mr. Graves was on the stand It developed that at a period sub sequent to the making of the alleged con fession. Pettlbone was In the office of Attorney Graves and Chief nf Tollce Patrick Brazil said to Pettlbone: "Byron, why did you do It?" "I don't know," replied Pettlbone. "Vou had a hell of a tine woman," said Brazil. "I know it." said Pettlbone, "hut it is too late now." "How long did you carry that bottle In your pocket," asked Brazil. "Oh. three days or so," Pettlbone an- swered. "Where did you get It," asked Brazil. "At Dan Ward's drug store, Dan. didn't know about It." Brazil also said, according to the wit ness: "Didn't you want the other woman:" "No she is innocent," Pettlbone an swered. It seems that on one of these occas ions when Pettlbone was In Attorney Grave's office and Miss Gulllow was In Judge Meagher's office Pettihone re peatedly asked if Helen had broken down yet. Attorney Jones made every effort to bring out that some severe third de gree methods were employed by the detectives on June l.'.th, but as a sort of antl-cllmax to his efforts and after he had finished his questioning of At torney Graves. Attorney Archibald asked Mr. Graves Just wliat his in structions to the detectives wore on that day and Attorney Graves said: "To treat hirn cnitlemanry, to trrat him kindly, and to make no promises or threats of any kind. So far as I know th;y were followed absolutely." The pi uswiutlon furnished the de fense copies of tho several transcripts for study ovwr night and tho flirht cm the admJesabOxcy of .all of this matter before the Jury will continue to-morrow snominK. ad to Jur) Rr-pomlent Snid He Only Inlendcpi to Make Wife Slrk Ienlr I n-rr for f.nllloxr Girt Manchester, July 21. Just before the close of the day's session In the trial of Byron M. Pettlbone for wife murder. toe confession made by the accnseJ to Slate's Attorney Collins M. Graves was read to the Jury and into the record of the court. This was done followms a bat tle of more than one day, with the jury excluded, In wWch tho defense fought to the last ditch to have the various state ments excluded. Tho confession does .not In any way implicate the "woman In the case," Miss Helen Oulllow, Some questions and answers ciuoted .bolow substantially as read by Attorney Arcntnaia tend to show tho naturo and purpose nt the confession. Q. How long had you the strychnlno? A. Two or three days. Q. DM you suggest taking the salts? A. I was going to tnko salts, but I had no Idea of doing tills at the moment. Q. How much strychlnlne did you put In? A, Q. A. sick. Q. A. The full bottls. Did you know that ii wonld kill her? No, I intended to make her good and Why did you do It? Just .simply because I was hampered from morning to night Q. Had you quarreled" A. No, she wanted to buy cvorythlns. Q. At the time of your wife's death, were 70U in love with Miss Gulllow? A. No, I don't rare any moro for her Jian for that chair there. Q. Did you object to the. autopsy? A. No. Q. Were you verv muen worried? A. Ves. Q. Were you fond of your wife? A. Yes. Q. Wny did you give her i dote that would kill her? A, I did not tnov at the time It would kill her her. Q. Did your wife nipect thiUyou were iiuii, va.-, uanod 10 mo sianu ami menu- ine responncni wa.- nni rcprpscnico ny unlos-, omlng from a regiflarly qualified' isianos vi,i .-aim i.n uikiw- - fiod tho document. P'nc wn. . itkcd to read . i ounsel; tho alleged concession follow-rt i nlirat'c'l.in The defense intimated that struotlon on the approaches to Ijimollle such questions and answer as would tend j lmme.rtlrts.ly af.er the teside:it had , tllcy mht flo thB but later when Dr Rlvrr brldB' 2'Wj fecU iloarl Ivlf-sab'p' to show whether or not tho confession h?rr. worn down by the long gruc.il. ng of Iohn i Cochran otKast Dorset wa nut l,ut llrlvc slow,v was mado under thrtat or duress, or with the detectives: that a trtck question evl- 1 on tv,n'Htnn,l thev din not attemnt nAln Swanton-Road from Rwontnn Village any promises of lenlcr.' Miss Hogan d,n.Jy hlI, b3n nmi, thnt holl rwVritw to East Alburs frry. North road Is staUd luit this cnrfesiliii vtiu made In manner of setting Pettlbone Into the wl pn rou'rt' opened this mornlnir Ben- rOUKl1, Iload lh fCUth V'a Mar'uam the presence of Attorney Goners! Ard.l- presence of thu dotectivc, w., a trick; I jiniinU Pe'tihone- brother of Too re Bay Is better at present. ba3d. Deputy Sheriff Shannahan and her- ,hat lhor, v...,a r,.tord nf thp mpor. ; r ' V, 0f thke rc" St. Albans-J.akc shore road from St. self. ,"; Vf lmUr jU, Ifrt Ing Vttoraev ? ?U r"mpPtpd J1'" ,c",n;o"' HCBnn Alhans Bay along Maquam Bay Is some- 'c,.. -,. , i '. . yestcroay aitrnoon. He told of the happy ,, ,.,i, p mestlne this Gulllow, woman? A. No she did not know her. A further answer Indicated that he kissed his wife as she lay on tho bed after death, before the undertaker came. Q. Do you think that you would have dono this If Ino Oulllow woman had not come Inlo your life. A. .lust us likely. Further questions Indicated that two or three weeks after April 6 he had discussed tho quantity of strychnine used with Miss Oulllow. Previous to the reading of the confes sion while Miss Kvers, tho stenographer, was on tho stand, J. 11. Wood wont oVer again before tho Jury the Incidents of Juno 15 when the respondent was closeted for sK hours with himself and 13. l Brown, Kith detectives. This Inquiry on tho pari of the detortlven Immediately preceded tho taking t the copfosdion of Attorney Graves. It was again brought out In crosa-f lamination that during tho last haJf hour before Attorney Grave.-, apnejred, Mi's Kvors was r.ot present anl no notes wore ti'krn of thn proceedings. Tho defense endeavored to mako much of this point and of t.o fa-ft thai the first few words spoken after Mr. Graves' arrival were not take cr down as Miss . a finger which hud ' Rvtrs waf doctorlrg huromo blistered with i lie long .session of writing. The fight on the admlsaahllay of the various (.onfe&slms and inquiring of the detectircc waxed hot throughout tho Morning with the jury exclude! anil most of the time was taken up with tne cross, f ramirwxtlor. of Wcssrs. Wood and Iirown with an apparent endeavor to show lha wto nau uw:i o'ju' mini negro? moujuun. inc i.urns, inr onirn-o t were summed up In the argument of Attorney .lores JufI beroro the lunch hour whoo ho contended that these tr.in- j script rtiouM be excluded for the fol- l-iwing reasons. They were Incomplete; re pro- needing1 and transcripts Indicated be- the dead woman and said that he haw tweer. the line that the statements had , p.yron kiss the dead bodv on tho day of been secured bv extortion, Intimidation, the funeral. Ho also told of his broth thrent.4 and other unfair means. Vhencr-s ,r,nkened condition following the Judge Wilson fjiiegestcd that the respond- operation, hut when cross-examined hy cnt could take the stand and give his 'state's Attorney Graves he admitted that version of June 1., without Its having Ryron wafl tn nrlv(,r of 5-tllrtchakef any bearing on his further appearance , rnr eontainlng the respondent and Miss before tho Jury, the defence stated that oulllow when the- visiteH .he i,.- they did not desire to put the respondent on tho stand at this time . TESTIMONY FOR PETTIBONE WltncH Dei'lnre-t Mrs. Pettllinne Snlil She I'sed Strychnine in nlts for Hcndnche .uancnester. ,iuiy -f,.-m tne trial of Byron M Pettlbone for wife murder which wa.s resumed this afternoon after a recess since Saturday noon, the defense! Introduced a witness who read of the case a few weeks ago In a Boston paper, in Boston, and promptly wrote to Attorney Batehelder of the defense s,o that she coum come ami ten her story. Mis. .lames, . ishj, won sues nor an.iress ai i-osiai iiHtrici h , tinsion, ICFUIIPO Armistice day, November In the Atlantic A Pacific store at Ben nington tending the store for her husband wa.s the manager She rrcalled distinctly that Mrs. Pettlbone wa.s in to do some buying and that the two discussed head aches and what each took for them. She said further that at that time Mrs. Pettl bone said she wa.s accustomed to taking strychnine in salts for headache and stomach trouble and that there was no trouhlc In getting strychnine If one knew how. At opening of the session to-day the State Introduced the frequently men- tloned "Archibald confession" this con sisting of the statements made hy the re spondent to Attorney-General F. C. Archi bald on June Id, the day following tho "long session" and the confession made to Attorney Graves. In the statement made to Mr. Archibald, Pettihone ad mitted the poisoning much as he had done in tho statement to Mr. Graves. But he went much further and said that he had been thinking about the matter for three or four weeks. Ho often thought, to quote his words. "If I only could get rid of her." In this series of questions and answers also Pettlbone went into more details as to his relations with tho nurse, Helen Oulllow, saying that they had discussed marriage sltico April c,, that there wa.s no ring or anything like that, hut he had lold her people that he hoped to marry her at tho proper (Iran and that tney onerou no objection. Mra. Nora Fhllbnck, a relative of Mrs. Pcttlbonft, of Rutland, testified for the defense that she had been called to Ben nington that night Mrs. Pettlbone died, arriving there early on the morning of April 7. She had stayed there for about two weeks. Sho stated that she .-an presonl when Pettlbone and various rela tives were 'discussing tho malt.-r .ir ah autopsy and that the rc'.UIves Including herself were opposed to it Several reslSenti of .Bennington were called to tcsllry as to the character and reputation of the respondent and they were e greed thai previous to April C his repuUt.on win good. Arann, those so rectifying was the r.cv. William G. Towart, pastur of th3 First Baptist Churr.h or Bennington. Two or three wom en who worked near Mrs .Pettlbone at the Bhuk Cat mill at Bennington testinen inni on April fi .-ho had complained ot feeling. -oorl? and srJo that rl., war, dodoriog. anll V Ward, who owns and oper- UailUl .V. " . . . ..nr.,i . , r iaie wiit'ir. il 1 , , , ;.,.. . .. ni .. lrvehnin.i. wan ca ajici by tho defense and went over the detail oy ino cLi k .,.h of tho plan of his storu, lis locadnn with reference to the vVallbridgc undertaklrj rooms next door and tho handlinr; ar.d rale of atryuhr.lne Including explanation of the fact that each carton containing 16 small bottles bow n distinctive con trol number and that this number wa3 also on each little bottle. There was con siderable discussion as to the purchasing of a liottlo by Dr. Wilcox on December 11, which the Stale has shovn was prob ably left at the Ptoro with a sm.Ul quan tity removed from the bottle. On cross examination of Mr. Wnr.l It would seem that he testified at the itiqilcsi that there had been a search for that particular bottle at tno request of Attorney Graves lq June and that it could not bo found. Mr. Ward could not clearly recall the facts In tho same way to-day. Mr. Ward was among those who testified to the good reputation of tho respondent. Tho final witness nf the day was Ben jamin Harrison Pettlbone, a youngor brother of the respondent The brother appears mom worried than Byron. He is much the same In features and high coloring, though not so heavily built. The younger Pettlbone In lesponso to the questions of Attorney Batehelder of the defense told of tho entire life of his brother as far as he couli recall It and more In detail of his life ulnro ho mar ried Mrs. Pettlbone. According to his story there never was any lack of har mony between Iho two. and, In fact, It would seem that Byron Pettlbone and his wife wero a particularly affectionate couple. Btfore the direct examination of this brother was completed, court took a Ttctn until to-morrow inorntnc Defense I Short Openlnit Anpiments for the- Proeenlon and Re upondrnt Made Manchester, July 27, Tho trial of Byron M. Pettlbone on tho charge of poisoning his wife, Hva Bond Pettlbone, of Bennington on April fi came to an ahrupt close, as far as the presentation of evidence Is concerned shortly before noon to-day. Tho afternoon session was .lovoted to the arguments of States Attorney Collins M. Clraves for tho prosecution and Joseph C. Jones of the defense. The arguments of J. K Batehelder for the defense and Attor ney General Archibald for tho prosecu. Hon wll bo heard to-motrow. The long continued surmises as to whether Peltlbone would be placed on the stand hy Ms counsel In an attempt to repudiate the confessions alleged to have been made, were termlnatcJ by the announcement by his counsel shortly after the morning recess that the defense rested, Just preceding this announcement, Pettihone. who had been sitting between his counsel arose from his chair but the anticipation that ho was going to take the stand was unnn ,1 1 e r.M 1 ...l W 1. AP hl nnllnnel ,,,,, srriOURiv considered this move was lllv.jleort The. defense was balked in a line of evldcnce by which It proposed to show vlsablo for heavy trucks to detour via that M. .M ('., the combination of drugs j Montpcller Junction. administered by Dr. Gardiner of Ben- Kns' Montpcller On road from Mont nlngtou to Mrs. Pettlbone tho night sho'nellcr to Hardwlck and Danville. Bridge died, may have caused her death. Thla 'construction. Detour necessary via solect happencd when Dr. Georgo H. Farnsworth led Mghway to the north n per signs, of Rutland, a veterinary surgeon, was 1 WllllstonOn road from Montpcller to called r.s the second witness of the day. After a few questions by Mr. Jones, Attorney- rnoy-Oencral Archibald objected on fhp Erotlnii (hat ns nn rtd no. pra...tt8 nn man bcnKS his evidence would have no hearing on the case The court sus- tln.(i tne objection and ruled 'that 'this Hne nt rviMPnc, rould nnt b arimttert ,eatlons exlstlnc het worn lifta hrnthnr nnit home In Pownal on the Thursday and Saturday hefore the confession Is said to have been made Mrs. Maude Pettlbone Hathaway of North Pownal, sister of Byron, testified along practically the same lines a.s Ben-I Jamln concerning the happy relations ot her brother and his wife and to his weakened condition after the operation, but (-he also admitted that he drove the Gulllow Clr on t'o occasions n Hlstane of some VA miles in each Instance. She also' said that she objected to the autopsv as did Mrs. Pettlbone's relatives Dr. John 1. Cochrane testifying fnr the defense mado a telling point for the pros ecution in the cross examination by At- torney General Archibald. The letter had objected to tho use of this witness at flr!t on ,he th(U he ha bficn m the court room much of the time during 'tifled that on I the trial, hut consented to have him ex 11, IMS, she wa.s amlned when he found it only for the purpose of showing the condition re. suiting from the removal of tonsils. He wa.s asked: "If a man wa.s operated on for the re moval of tonsils on June 1 and on June 10 drove, a Studehaker car SO miles, would you say, doctor, that such a man was very weak?" The doctor replied: "No." He also replied that in his opin ion no mental Impairment follows an operation of this nature. At this point tho defense announced completion of Its evi dence. Dr. Charles F,. Buchanan of Bennington, was callod by the prosecution and stated that he had examined Mrs. Pettlbone about two years ago and found her In perfect health a.s far as an examination of the heart, lungs and other organs! usually covered by such an examination disclosed. About five years before her death he had prescribed one-sixticth of a grain strychnine tablets for Mrs. Petti hone for Indigestion on two or three oc casions. The prosecution then called Miss Nellie M, Hogan of Bennington, stenog rapher, at tho Inquest for a.hrief examina tion but the defense did not cross examine. Mrs. Lillian K. Buss nf Bennington wa.s the last witness of the trial. She was called by the State to establish the time that Dr. Wilcox left Bennington and stated that it was on January fi, 1920. here was no cross-examination and after the State an nounced it had finished Its evidence court adjourned until afternoon when argu ments were made. Touching many of the points brought out in tho evidence briefly but to the point, Stateft Attorney Graves stated that a murder had not been committed !n tho heat of passion but In the most ilellberate, treacherous and oold blooded manner. He said that Pettihone did not oven have the oonrago to stay in the room after he put the strych nine in the paltr, and characterized the Idss implanted by the reopesdent on his wifes lins the night she. died as a Judas klsa" In referring: to l.io xn fession a.i.i the employment of detec-1 There wero no other officials or cus tivca on the case he said that ould ' tomers In the bank which does most of Its have come sometime anyhow was a confession caused 1 v Pettlbone'!. creator working the a centred man's conscience. nut .,. Attorney Jonee required th day for hit . arguments fotuie. He dwelt at length .,l.n,U , l.n ,.,.Mnn. .1,., . Attorney Jones required the 'tit of j for the de 011 the tea 1 en soue. tne evidence that Mrs rvm- - ..... . salts ............. . h the testimony and methods of che detectives. Indsticr tha "third j -lotoctive ' were w.thou. doubt used. Ho exhorted the jury rot to send a man to the chair on speculation and a confession made after hourrf grlHInc Py a weakened man BAD ROADS LISTED State TTIgrhvray Com ci Union er Make Announcement for Benefit of Traveler" Through N trite Montpeller, July 2a. The State highway commissioner has issued the following re loit for tho benefit of persons traveling through Vermont lending to show where there are bad roads: Manchester Village Street construction going on. Detour on side streets Is nec essary. Marlboro On road from Bennington to Rrattloboro. Federal Aid construction. Road passable. Brattleboro On road from Bennington to Brattleboro. Road construction la In progress, considerable of the' distance be tween West Brattleboro and Marlboro town lino. Road Is kept passable. Chester Between Gassett's Station and .North Springfield on road from Spring field to Cavendish. Road construction. Advisable lo detour via Chester Depot, Cavendish Between Cavendish and As eu'tnoyvlllc. Road construction. Detour seven miles via Felchville.. Windsor West of Windsor toward Read ing. Road construction. Detour via road to the south. FomlztL-datoxA ttom-W.oocUUcito Bethel via. Barnard, Bride construction, Temporary detour around work, Bethel Bridge construction one mile south of Bethel. Through traffic from Rutland toward Randolph and Montpcller. Detour to west sldo of river at Gaysvllle, or from tho north going towards Itutland, tako west sldo rnnd nt Bethel, Traffic from White Itlvcr .lunrtlon and Wood stock via Barnard coming north from Bethel or traffic from north of Bethel going south via Barnard wilt detour by hilt road to tho cast nf the work us per signs. . . . . , ri....k,.. 1 1 . . . . i . I uriupurv-oiiuit,.,v, mi,,- m iwm tno Star restaurant In Burllneton, Eer. road under construction. Pa-ssahle. 'nard Whalen, Arthur :;irby, tYank lan. Mlddlcbury-Wcst towanl Brldport and ,ls. Chris. II. Pappnn. proprietor of th West Brldport ferry. Twelve hundred feet Boston I.unch, James Parrent. Frank of road under repair. Iload passable. Whltmarsh and Arthur Peters, all we 1- Brldport-On road between Brldport and iknow,, residents of Burlington, under ar. Mlddlohury, two miles cast of Brldport rrM ,.hnrRP,i th violating tho Volstead Village. Bridge construction. Passable. srl by bringing Intoxicating beverages in- Falrlce On road between White Rlvcr.t0 this country Junction and Wells River. Federal Aid ThP officials stopped tholr ear on N'orth construction, Detour five miles west via tnin ir,.t .nhnm it nvit t.t ,v,. I Lake Morey or seven mllei via Now , Hampshlro blatc roan. tP5, of nallori larc(1 portlon of which. N'cwhury-Brldge construction. One-half however, was beer. The men were placed mile west of Wells River on road leading ;un,if.r Brrf,3l nd ta)en t0 Franklin coun-l loward South Ryegate. Barre and Mont- jt. Ja an() (hn rari wh(cn ,vaR a M(. gven., poller. Tcrnporary detour provided. passenger, owned by Artriur Poters, was! Barre On- South Main street, loading I f,Pzc,i toward Wllllamstown and Bethel. Bridge ,' j, arrV;ll al tno Ja (hcy ROt lnto construction. Temporary detour around tc,cphon(, communication with Vernon A. j wrk, ,, Rullard. t'nltcd States district attorney I Montrcllcr-On .Northfle.ld street, lo-'nt Burlington, and they were given per ward Northflcld, Randolph and Bethel, mission l0 upon giving their word, i v.cniy ro.is ui oM.aiiun ,Lw.,,,,s wall. Road passable but drive slowly. Ad- Burlington. Federal Aid construction. De tour via North Wllllston, Follow tho signs. I Wlnooski-tln road between Burlington ,a - ''' KRV Junction. Federal Aid construe Hon. Detour to the south for threo miles, Fnll(,w tno H""WS- Colchestcr-Mllton-On route to an.l from cnt via St. Albans City and Swanton VII lagc. Irasburg On road from Irasburg Vil lage toward Albany Bridge repairs In progress. Short detour around work. Irasburg On road from Nowport to Or leans. Federal Aid construction. Three miles In length. No detour required. Coventry South of Coventry Station toward Orleans. Slide of 1.7) rods. Road Impassable, detour via Coventry. Newport On road from Newport Cen ter toward North Troy. Slide being rc- paired, road Impassable. ' Barton Two and one-half miles west of barton Village on road to West Glover and Craftsbury. Road construction In i progress. No detour necessary. JOY RIDE, SMASH UP Port Hthnn Allen Soldier Believed to ne Ilerornlng' from Canndn In Col lision Near Hljrhsrntc Spring St. Alhans, July 21. Another joy ride j 'nrfd ln smash-up about one o'clock this mornuiK wnen a car in wnicii sonic sut lers from Fort Kthan Allen collided with Homer Hungerford of Swanton on tho Mlghgate Springs road. None of the oc- cupants of either car were injured but both machines were seriously damaged, especially the one occupied by the. sol diers. The Hungerford car was going to Highgate Springs to bring back a party whclh was attending a dance at one of the pavilions, and the Burlington car, It is said, was returning from Canada. The soldiers It is alleged, were all more or less intoxicated and had some liquor with them after the accident occurred. It Is understood that the Hungerford car was on tho right side of the road and going slowly when the collision occurred. Tho other machine was going a great deal faster than safety would permit en such a narrow road, It Is asserted. JUMPED TRAIN, SPLIT HEAD llnrold C'ore MeetM InMnnt Death When He Drop off Moving Freight anil lllls Svrttch Roil South Royaltnn, July 26. Harold Corse met Instant death Saturday when he jumped from a moving freight train, and hit his head against a switch rod. His head was split open. Tho body was found late in the. evening by Mr. Lamberton, re turning from his work. Corse rode past the station on the freight and chose a place near the switch for his jump-off. His home wa.s on the so-called Taft place on the Tunbridge rpad. BANK BANDITS SECURE SAFE CONTAINING $11,000 Central Falls, R. I., July 26. Five men In an automobile drove up to Credit Union Bank Immediately after It opened its doors for business to-day and four of them, armed with revolvers, entered and bound the teller and a woman clerk. They then secured a small safe containing 111, OOn which they carried to the waiting auto and drove away. iHnUSincss wun .uire uarar pariainoncrs. 1n ! Following the usual custom, most of the deposits received on Saturday wero sent to a Pawtuckct Bank. Omcr Collettc, the cashier, said that when the four men entered the bank one of them asked for $10, ln change, When he got It from tho safe tbey told him to held up his hands and presented their re volvers. They bound him to a chair and gagged htm. They then secured tho money which was made up of flO.CtflO In currency, $400 In Liberty Bonds and $278 ln bills and silver, the collection taken at the Notre. Dame Church yesterday, and the remain der in checks. While the men were busy in the bank. Miss Ioretta St. .George, the assistant cashier arrived and on finding the door locked went to a sldo window and found the curtain drawn. She returned to tho front entrance in time to see the four mn rushing from the building. She nf tcrwards released the cashier. Antolnc Brunnele on his way to the bank on business saw tho men rushing from the building and drive off, He gave chase, but without avail. The automobile In which the bandits escaped, was a touring car, but the num ber attached to it was (hat of a roadster of a different make according to the Rhode Island registration. "AVIATION DETOUR' Font Note to Report of Bud Road In 9t, Albnn Suggentn that Method Montpeller, July 22. The State highway commissioner has received some new re ports of roads In bad shape, ono of which suggested a detour around St. Albans. Tho report states that two miles of Main street are In bad condition because "city will do nothing." Aviation detour Is suggested In a foot note. The road along St. Albans Bay and along McQuam Bay needs re pairs, aocordlng to the reports, Repairs are being made on the road from West Wardsboro to WlUlmington and- from' West .Brattleboro to Marlboro from Bar ton to Weet Glover. ARREST BURLINGTON MEN Eight Well Known Local BeiddenU Held Up in SI. Albans on Arrival from Canada St. Alhans, July " 22. After an aiUliy search for violators of the Volstead act, Custom Officer 1.. f). Scwert, Deputy A ('. Mullln and Immigration Inspector Hhelden Caldwell of the local custom! force, nlnrerl flits PnlllAs. npflnH.tn. rtf .... . ' 1 during the search of tho car found IS bot- .to he present at a hearing before Commis sion C. D. Watson. The D.'irtv hart been to Plmnn Hill. One.. where they obtained tho liquors and waraJ on their way back to Burlington whon,' they were stopped. None of the occu-. p.tnts of the car were intoxicated, it l nalu. The men returned to this city this morn, Ing with thelrattorney, M. G. Lear7 ot Burlington, hut the hearing did not takej Place as fnitcd States Commissioner C. D. Watson Is out of town. An effort i3 being made to-day to hold the hearing before t'nlted States Commissioner En right of Burlington. FLY CAUSES ACCIDENT Gets In Driver's Eye and Auto Plunge Doim llnnk, Overturning, fiijnring Two White River Junction, July 26. Thomas J. Carroll, night union station yird con ductor, and Miss Jessie Turner, book keeper In the union station yard car of fice, both sustained serious Injuries yes terday afternoon when the aJito in which they were riding plunged down a steep embankment on the road between Queehea and West Hartford village. While driv ing the car Mr Carnoll was hit In one eye by a fly and for the Instant lost control of the car. It pitched down tho embank ment making two turnovers. It is thought Miss Turner has a broken, right arm, besides other Injuries, while Mr. Carroll has a badly Injured left arm and right leg and will be given an X-ray examination Tuesday. Following the auto were Mr. and Mrs. Willie G. Turner, tho parents of Miss Turner, In a carriage. They were cIo?t to tho auto when the accident happened. and gave immtdiato assistance. Miss Tur ner was taken to tho family home on the. Quechee road and Mr. Carroll to hla. rooms in the Junction Gates building. SENTENCED ON CHARGE OF KIDNAPPING CHILfr' Bellows Falls. July 26. Following i plea of guilty to a. technical charge otJ kidnapping, James R. Decamp of CamH hrldgcport was to-day sentenced lrn court to not less than five or moreii than six years of hard labor In Stitesw prison. His arraignment and sentence end two months' hunt through northerni New England for Decamp who on June! first left his home town together wittvj Mrs. Kdward I.. McQualdo and her in fant son, Donald. Since that time -the pair and the, child have been in Green-, field, Burlington ani Quebec wherei thev were finally found by Deputy! Sheriff Georgo Alexander of Saxton'ar River. States Attorney Ernest Gibson oCi Brattleboro in his statement before) Judge T. K. O'Brien asserted that thai pair undoubtedly had committed an of- fense against the Mann white slave act. Asserting that cases of this n tun- have Hieen altogether too common throughout this country, asked for a stiff sentence for Decamp. Officials here declare that federal authorities, may yet take a hand in the affair al- though De camp's sentence will post pone their dealing with him MORE AUTO MISHAPS Mllte'n Attorney Cms h Ml nlste Report Going1 Over Bank Montpeller. July 23. Tho Secretary' ofJ State received a report this morning that the Rev. T. Ii, Gauthler of Highgate was Involved In an automobile accident Mrs- Thomas Trombley, his sister of Bellowaq Falls, was riding with him along with' others in .the party and that the machinal went off an embankment near the Three-J Mllo railroad crossing In Middlesex. suiting in Mrs. Trombley's 6-uffertapl broken arm. She was taken to Heatoa hospital. Tho others in the raachlnaera shaken up to some extent. Other accidents reported inclt9e5 Kred Blanchard's automobile and- WU Ikim Tabor's bicycle colliding in Mont peller this morning. This Is Mr. Blanch- arri's second accident, according toafthei Secretary of State, in a few weeksj 'CDr G. S. Bidwell of Waterbury reportecTUiit his machine collided with a lumber'taain. doing a little damage to the car. . W. K, Tracy, State's attomey'lmi Lamoille county, ha3 reported that Ills, i automobllo and that ot Frank Hiskra of Waterbury collided in Cambridge-on al wide road. The report says that itfexaa wide enough for them to pass had-xachs turned out a little more and thath accident wos probably due to the light! of the cars. ? MISS BLEIBTREY MAKES STILL ANOTHER RECOBDM New York, July 2Ti.-Mlss EthelotfBTciN, trey, tho sensational representative-o8l, the New York Women's Swimming- asso-J elation, had a comparatively dull day la.' the races at Manhattan Beach Baths ye3-. terday afternoon. In her only raco op the day tho New York ipermald waar, able to do no better than breakrthe. American record In the 220-rd swfnvandil was not oven extended In performinaQ this feat It was a quietliffalr for-thaJ perennial record-breaker, before whom world's records at several dlstaneeshave 3 fallen with steady regularity. Tho new mark made by Miss Bleibtrsy in tne ;u-yara event was :m a.o, wnaca bettered by more than five seconds'tha former record made bv Miss Charlotte Boyle, ' " nolulu last spring At thatl time Miss Boylo covered the distance In 3:01 1-S. In Improving on this mark. Misa Blelbtrey was never hard-pressed and finished a full ten yards In front of her nearest rival, Miss Eleanor Uhl of the Meadowbrook club, Philadelphia. Muw Bloibtrcy led from the gun, kicked oft at the turn with an ever-Increasing mar gin between her and the rest of tho'field. and swam down the homestretch with art energetic stroke, that ato up the distance. She failed, however, to attain her ambUJ tlon to shatter the world's record, which: still remains as a mark for her to shoot' at. Deplte the scarcity of maids, you can, j And -one throuffh the classified, column. X