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THE BURLINGTON"FKE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1920.
ILROAD FARES TO ADVANCE AUG. 26 GIVEN POISONED BOOZE PETTIBONE ESCAPES CHAIR Charlwi llrneo, in, Thomrut Victim ttl.-.mpt fit Jlotiliery In Serious Condition of Found (J ullly of Second Mrsrrec Mur der nnd In Sentenced1 to Stntrn's Prison for Mfe I eight Rates also to Bo Raised lr. OK A rent rllricr in Plnti nf AIa Will Rp HirKrr St. Albans, Aug. 2. Charles Brace, aged Manchester, July 29. Guilty of murder J9 years, of Losnllo street, Is at tils homo , in tho second degree was the verdict of In .1 serious condition caused, it is the Jury In the cane of Byron M. Petti '.bought, from drinking wood alcohol. It i bone, by administering; strychnine In a Is nald that tho poison was Riven hlni by dose of epsom .salts at their homo In two of his sunnosed friends for tho pur- I Bennington on April 6. A sentence of lm- pofft nf doplns him and obtaining MO, : prlsonment for life was Imposed by Judge which ho liad with him. Brace, It Is raid, Wilson, but opportunity was granted his Rates! left his home about It o'clock this morn- . counsel to present a bill of exceptions. In Ing for the West Side Lunch, owned by ' order that they might more easily confer Tlernoy, where he obtained a meai with their client in preparing this a Rtay o received J20 which Mr. Tiorney of execution for 30 days was granted and A. George and als way holding for him. It va" b'-lleved from Pettlbone wan returned this afternoon to his actlonw while In the lunch room that i Bennington Jail Instead of to the State's v... kft.i Jui.lnff U. lAfl the luncn I nr tnn At Windsor whnri hrt w to mivi fli.l linn uctii utiiiii.iie. - - l.MC-1 . . .1 ....... 1.1,. ,,.n, hnmA tfllPn lie I ViAim tntAii ttilo i f tarnnnn l;wiu iliiu un inn i.nj i.v,,..v .v.... ......... ...... .. ... wiui called over to the rear of tho gas The Jury returned their verdict shortly house by tho men who had the poisoned ! after two o'clock (daylight time) after liquor. 1 hnvlng had the case since yesterday A four minute later. It Is said, his moth- j uftonmou. (" who Knew that he luul the money with They mime Into court Ins! night at 9:r,0 him told his wtfo to go ami sec wnere no , for instructions as to the difference Ik- was and ;.ret tho money. Mis. Brace left the house and found him In an uncon scious cotidltlo.1 on bench nearby. Dr. W. B. Arnold was culled anil gave him medical attention. It Is not linnwn the case in the Jury room again at S: ir. at the present time, whether Mr. Brnco wKI live or not as his condition in con sldercd very serlou. When he was remov ed to the nous- only $21 of his nmney was found, It was this that gave the local po lice "nc Idea that he was given tho liquor for the pvrpnso o! doping him. ' Ijrtltiitrtnr. Allr 1 Ml J tho i'-r will become offci-.tivo Augus-i '& the advanced f'clght ratc August according to a program outlined to ht by Alfred P. Thorn, general counsel the AMocjHttou of Railroad Hxou- ngi.r rates, the increased charges Pullman travel and tho new rates on nsa baj-x-w i.t-d ml!!: plso "'111 bo tn force. Uroiul nun .vxports "iavo begun tne ha transportation costs or. a isi- ri.io. otw? viii dc prennTco 2u JMornlate. ComiDercn Commission vty ;irtor it tha propotwd effectlvo 'CSc r.'.i Oioetr. will bo sudpIc- ntivi by ti-'jitrd '.arlffs containing ratiw all tn-.-1lorti.-i and on nil "ommodliles wan an 'hit hytr.c.i'. task of working tan nnltifniilnoiis dmll cm be Tiinr-i 1 r ... ...... ....-' i ! j,n .tfTTf-4n1a .. -i" 1 . . . ti.. cs arrfl cJiarrti for t,iaJr rB.-livf rltorba jr. thi hnN of tho c.Tintirg oy o cum:nitv,!on 1IA IMtf ...nf t. f. 1 . n .... . ....... - - . . u . I1TJ lULI'K effect snulit !io unnstiKl t-j.ilrnvi'l of. pointed to th rdrreatioii of rti? to t'.nrcn it mi tsjulr a into m uro- patting he i.'icrc.ired 7tn2 bit f prior to S'e.ptcmrHjr i f 1 rfnun 00 uiumry unir ibn gur.raateG pitrri- n-trctie:) have br.n Investlgalinf Vnr- n.l o" tr-Ul'tirta.-'Jfj net !Uely wil,ni,,'i hiiMnt .ilfr)rr- ! rl.ilme.l fn.'t. aiied 'jr.f.im ftvpirarum of th.- gt,-rn- Vaxn'jy's f pc.cnlado w d.-.oun'.od ti tVl.Vfl 1 s juar.tnie? c: i.-nlr to Wo ro.iis. an 1 .,. i.?tW),- -vn .() had Lccn ........ iuiu .... .-.v-i'.'."'- returriLi. ii is Z'l vnra or .11:2 snci 1 tho smi.'A.'itv-o t,-u.'c.cnc would hvo ' ix-rlci t th goornrjen. ,iip.o!mitit 'Sn, O01 I'.ir t'.it r-iTirr.A riM fir nrLlajrw ' - . . . ...... 11 1 irx .1 :v in. iNseen first and second degree murder and manulnugl.tHr They thru re tiled to their hotel for the night at the suggestion of the court, and lm I; tip the deliberation of SLEEPER WRECKED AT PORT HENRY Pive Pullmans Derailed and Smashed and Two Passen gers Slightly Injured Port Henry. N. T Aug. 2.-AUhough about 130 passengers were In the cars, only two of them were Injured and those slightly when live Pullmans were derailed near here at three o'clock this mornlngr. One car was partly telescoped. An unlocking switch Is said to have been the cause of the accident. Tho engine and the first car of the train from N'ew York to Montreal over the Cham plaln division of the Delaware A- Hudson road managed to get by the switch In safety. MRS. ROWLAND ROBINSON DIES Thronirlt Hr Encoiunnrcmenl Her llas bnnd necamc Famfmn Dialect Writer l''errlbur. Aug. 2. Anna e. Robinson widow of Rowland E. P6blnson, passed WIFE DEAD, COMMITS SUICIDE Harold IlfffKlns "Worried Ovrr Kate of III Five Children Knds Ufc Wild nifle Hardwlck, Aug. 1. Harold Hlgglns of this plnco, drlvor on n milk roulo for Ito nwav ni nnknhtf. Ferrlabunt. to-day after . Johnson, committed sulcldo early Satui a J3 months' Illness. Services will be , day morning by shooting himself with a l,nm UVitnnitnv After. ' rlflo. Death Is thought to have been In- noon at 1:30 o'clock, stantaneous. Tho bullet went through (ho Anna Stevens noblnson .was born man's forehead Just above the eye, almost Aunu.f -. iit. nf East MontMiller. belnrr . In th center, and practically blew off the th youngest daughter of Stephen and I back of the head. Illgpins wife died about Rachael (Bird) Stevens. She received three months ago, leaving him with five her education at a select school in her small children. The oldest of these Is now home town and at Qlenwood Academy. ' about 10 years of age, while the youngest Brattleboro, teaching there during her . Is three months old. It Is thought that senior vear and for one year after, later , despondency following the death of his teaching In district and select schools In 1 wife and worry over the children brought nnd around East Montpeller. on the deed. In 1870 she wns married to Rowland 1-3. All except the youngest of thepc elill rtnhlnunn ,if tffrlh!lrl ntnl tn thum worn . dren were with relatives, two being with born Rachael Robinson, Klmcr, who died the grandparents nnd Mr. Hlgglns' brother NEGRO GETS $12,000 RANSOWTFOR CHILD Money Was Demanded for Re turn of 13-Months-Old Child Kidnapped June 2 Prisoner Denies Abduction Philadelphia. Aug. 2.A man su spected of having gotten the $12,000 hidden near Morrlstown. Pa-, on Jun 14, as a ransom for Blakely Coughltn. tho 13 months old child of Oeorge II. J foughlln, who was kidnapped June EMBEZZLED $13,000 Krprww Asm at Hoxtmry fUien to Mntr I'rlson foi llirec io UIrM fears llnd Itcj-nb' Srnii Montpeller. A'Jtf. 1. ,ludtoi & Varr.cy, wVo hm tcor agunt for the American Cprws r. lloxbury, wiw a-n'Mbl Sa.tur do7 njorr.ir.g on the charge of cmberzlc ' i -nt 'jf f ufids from t!' company and vn5 p Mi: ;..''rno.i . brought. t:'' P.arr- City Co. -t jw.id npwn pleading guilty wa.s sen '. (uced to l PtatB prison fo.' r.ot lesa t!in t'i-o nor ijt than eight y-jrs. tto ;resr :'. :ul.ii In 'h; r.:.m.fi. 7ms l;er. obliged In 1 1 ......nl u ,...11 M.l :ovnrM ' the .vntal amount, sur- uod '.iv tl'e "individual carriers, in- trcoaury 'n :ii.o .l-ificlts Is that pnr l of i he ySOO.tiOV") wage award cov- ng labor costs trom Alay 1 to Soptcm- "i, -a hen the guarantee expires. This s officially estimated at siwhhmjiiii. ns fhn AmnHcan neonle wilt nnv one- rd of tho increased wages ror rau- a emn oves in s year in i.i.xes. )AiJH JiA I DM liU ljtl..HIa.l m'01'3 SL'M tn tne amouni guaraniceo ine r- v ll,P .nnr. rr.rl Ihn nlalme nf tlin liliOS compensation under their contracts th the railroad administration the ns win r ave i' si c Kin i-i iiiut-iii I.n..l.ln Innlr j.i'AP Ihn limnnl. s December 23, 1017. tper.itlon oi me roans aner .-"epiemntr mi p r inn rilii'h iii L' i . ,n...i.- to accountants nnd tariff oxp-rts of carriers, an annual return of about preliminary sort, the railroad experts iVAM Ihn frnlp-ht rf.VfTillp to lm lie- V'l Ulltji'l lilt: IIUVV l.l.ll rii. l.l.l lll'WMl.l $1 3m IViO.nOn nnil 1 11 r. Inromo frntn lins- iier ii. twit, j.w.'jw.1"'. i t r rni iiiiiir';. was explained, were based on the Increased eorrrpond ngly wiih tho ad- nce authorized hv the trlrral i.imml.. ne neen tor lnrrease: tn nlrac sin " oi lurui in a report lorwarclcn ,1 A .. this morning. At 11:1ft they returned ngaln for Instructions but this time Inquired onty ' us to the difference between second degree I murder nnd manslaughter. Al this time i Judge Wilson said to them: "It would be a great misfortune if you should not de I tide this question." j I'ettlbone received the verdict nnd the sentence In a comparatively calm manner,, although he showed signs of nervowness. He whs immediately tnkui bacK to nis cell where he wrut visited shortlv after 'n the corrldo" by his brother, Benjamin llaron Pettibon-!, of Pnwnnl and his stater, Mr. Maud Hathaway of the sarco town. Aflcr a fow mlnulos Mr. Hath away vjit out and returned with Miss Helen Irene Gulllow, tho nurtie, whoso name has hern conr.tant'y llnktd with TVttibnne's. Mlr.s flulllow remained )r. tli cell until after i'ettlbone had left vlth Sncriff ilardno. r.nit on emerging her eyca sluiwd that she lid been weep ing. Nevstxtncro had Lcn placed ever the wlndoi.s and dcor nf the. J.U'. y'er d.iy, however to Veep tho eyes of the carlon-" from the prisoner, tis the Ja'.i I"; visible from the stree', po that any touch ing scene enacted Inside thin afferr.onn miy bo only guessed at. Miss Gulllow 'mmedlntely nhlsked a way In her father's i intomoblli! In the same direction taken by Sheriff Oirdmir's car, together with y.rz. Hathaway and tho prisoner's father. ... SIH,0(M nnj l'mmiui n( HilAOrtfO The Oulllow car also bore a bundle, ap parently at least a nianKct, wnicn was brought from Pettibone's cell. at Rokeby and Mary, wife of Prof, Llewellyn R, Perkins of Mlddlebury Col lege. It w.tr through her encouragement that her husband became u famous dialect writer. In ISM she was elected town clerk, which office she held until falling eyesight compelled her to resign August 1, 1915. Since then, nlthough unable to use her eyes, she had received much pleasure from rending the Moon .type for the blind. gins' brother In Wentworth. if. ' ",,, , ,,roUKhl , u p,.nsylvanli baby was being cared for In the f . ml ly , " 'fir.. Hald to. nlKhl. They couhl not tell tho name BUILDINGS .More to llnpt'st Institution ISull.iwH Kails, Aug. 1. Ann'jane-;- icent of ti J100.0CO gift to Vermont Aulcmy at K.-.r.tons Itlver wttn vir luul promise of a further sum of J ISO.. U00 by tho northern Baptist convention wan given out horo yesterday follow ing a nifetlng of the trustees of the institution. Coupled with the confir mation of the intention of the board to rc-open the academy In September, 1921. the appropriation by the north ern BaptNt body was accepted here as a guarantee that the school closed because of lack of funds In 1S16 and will reopen next year. rians are under wav for the con struction of a dormitory building to replace the structure burned In 1910. The sum appropriated by the northern convention was awarded with the pro vision that It would bo used for build ing purposes hut Is not to be applied to the. old debts of the school. The building is Intended for a boys' dorm itory as the. school will re.-open as a co-cducatlonal Institution. The girl students are to occupy Jones Hall. Committees were appointed to super vise tho work of preparation for the opening. The committee on teacher's namo consists of Kx-Oov. W. V. Stlck- ney of Ludlow, Owen IJ. (iray or Cavendish, and Dr. W. A. Davison of Rurlincton. A building committee was appointed, made up of Dr. W. A. Davi son of Burlington, Walter B. Glynn and Dr. F. L. Osgood of Saxton's River. Henry I.- Bolles nf Springfield. Mass., one of the prominent benefac tors of tho Saxton's River Academy was among the trustees present at the meclng. Bhtntnc Hits Mrrtnn Town Farm at Darre Storm Impairs l,iBht Service VI. Tl Dr. W. A. Dnvlson of Hiirllnurton o Hoard Henry L. nole of Siirlnu fleld, Mn.. President Bellows Falls. Aug. 2. Announcement was made public to-day that the follow ing were elected trustees for Vermont Academy at Saxtons Ulvcr: Dr. W. A. Davison of Rurllngton, ex-Gov. W. W. Stlckney of Ludlow, Henry Bond of Brat tleboro. the Rev. Joseph Rohhlns of Bos ton, John Barrett of Washington, D. C, G. F. McFarland of Mlddlebury, Olln Gay-of Cavendish, Dr. F. L. Osgood, John 13. Plddock, W. B. Glynn, F. B. Locke, all of Saxtons River. The following men wrc elscted as officers of the board: President, Henry I.. Bowles of Springfield, Mass.; treasurer, Fred C. Field of North Springfield, Vt.; secretary, W. B. Smith of Brattleboro. Part of the steel girders ripped Into one ! Fcbrunry 12, 1919, Rowland T who resides In Crnftsbury. and two with Mrs. lllR-i ..,',., ... Hariior. N. J., to .. . . I .... ... .. .... ... . . ,1 I.. l.rnn.U'nrl 1 "V II 'riirt - oi i up cars anu tne woodwork In all of tho cars was pretty much smashed up. DESTROYED BY LIGHTNING ll.irns nd Mini Iltirn During- Storm n I1nslmnn l-Hirm JvrstooU m !asf llrlstol, July .10 During the severe thunder storm that visited this place last night from five till eight o'clock John Fllzslmons' barns nnd sheds burned to the ground. Mr. Fllzslmons had Just finished haying so that hi? hay Is an entire loss, together with one cow, five calves, two hogs and farm machinery. The loss was partly coveerd by Insurance. The lightning struck three tlmea on the promises of A. C. Dike, but no damage was done, A barn burned in New Haven and one In Starksboro. Tho stonn raged Intermittently all night ending with a thunder shower this morning, GET $100,000 FOR LAND of Mr. and Mrs. Chelsea Goodwin of this place. It Is understood that they were ready to adopt the child, but Mr, Hlgglns did not wish to give It up. However, he had no wny of caring for It. and was evi dently fenrlng that he would have to find a new home for It In the fall. If he did not consent to the adoption. Mr. Hlgglns. who was ? years of age. had lived alone at his home In this place since the death of his wife, and It was In the kitchen of Ibis house that nis inn of thu man or where lie wns wiKen. According to a dlsputch from l-3gg Har bor a negro arrested there late to-day by federal agents anil Pennsylvania State j liollcemen confessed lie had gotten tho' $12,000 left by Mr. Coughlln near a rail- , road bridge. According to the report the negro wrote to the Coughllns making an other demand for money, designating a swamp ntar the Philadelphia & Reading station In F,gg Harbor. State policemen TO AUDIT STATE BOOKS Oomc-nt Appoints Mnnrlrr L. IHnnchnrd io (io Over llookii of Auditor of Ae cixinlH nnd State Trenmnrvr day afternoon by a smalt girl who. whlln I attend ng an auction shic nm uuwi, ...n ll.rvrltind nnd l.nlr.l ! Mnrshflrlri nrouml tnc hoUsc and pecked In at tho Trntrt to N. II. nnd 3. V. Men window. Cover 3.S0O A errs ' Attention of neighbors was called to the lody and Selectman nunc mni..ni nu. soon on the scene. Kntranee had to bn made to the house through a window, as ... MIU'U III I was dlscovere.1 anon, .. v ; . - ., f(1(loral aR(ntR ,vcnk to j.jKg nllrbor and followed a negro who left on an afternoon train from Philadelphia. Ho made no resistance and was quickly taken out of town. Montpeller, Aug. 1. Fred A. land and Fred L. Lair d, for some ycarr. have held Montpeller, Aug. 2. Maurice L. Blan chard, formerly of Newport, has been ap pointed b Governor Clement to audit the accounts of the auditor of accounts and the State treasurer In place of Professor Gray, who did th Job last year. Prof. Gray recommended Mr. Blanchard. who Is a graduate of the Tuck School of Ad ministration In Dartmouth of the class of 1911 and who has held a good position In New York and Is a certified public accountant but now located In Hartford, Conn. MORE AUTO MISHAPS Hired Men, Cotts nnd Hoyn Itrit Vic tims of Vermont Machine Sheriffs Cur Muted SOLDIERS GO TO STATE PRISON FOR AUTO THEFT under storms that nasoi1 r.tr thi. on-. n ill i i pp. coi'n nr.. i ..... n.iAi. . i tin r-n ih ii h 5 pi'nw nr inix pip ' r i v .. , ,,,,,, mm- i.wiii.i Id. ' . v. . ii ... . .r. . . j ... rf - .- St. Albans, August 2. Louis Touch -ette, Raymond, Pashby nnd James Houston, Fort Kthan Allen soldiers, who took a Ford car belonging to FORGED RUTLAND MAN'S NAME ON THREE CHECKS Rutland, July A check for J33.BO, to which the name of Attorney Lawrence f. Jones of this city was attached, was received here to-dty tfirough the Clement National Bank, having been cashed at the Miawmut Bank, Roston. It was made nut to George Smith and was endorsed by a foreigner not known here. This led Mr. Jones to Investigate, and he found that three blank checks had been stolen out of the back of his checkbook. There Is no clew to tho thief or forger. The check was dated July F. Officers here believe the forgery the work of the same crooks who fleeced Mlddlebury merchants a fow days ago. rm in Harre burned to the ground. The R rrinRiM r.rn n i itini.Ai in v.n.i. . tu. ie lights were, nut In the hospital and e hotel here for a time to-night. KS SMITH SPONSORED TORPEDO DESTROYER afternoon and who later in the day were apprehended by officers at Rich ford and brought hack to this city by Sheriff George P. Catlln and Chief of Police J. F. Mahoncy, we arraigned before Judge Nathan N. Post In the city court Saturday afternoon nnd plead guilty to the charge ngainst thorn. City Grand Juror A. H. George prosecuted. Kach respondent was sentenced to serve not less than two nor more than three years in the Stato prison at Windsor. They will probably bo taken to Windsor to-morrow. iu sviua-iia, ifc;, -, ;ur, ana airs. i;urus Smith havo returned from Camden, .1., where at the yards of tho New 1 1 11 .ti' nil .'i. ciuinsnp nr rnr. i . , . n f r i ,1 n the new United States torpedo destroyer urtevant, named after Knslgn Albert lator to be killed in action after the iiiqq .iuu.03 eiiLorea uir war. nsirn Biunevjuu w.ia a stuaent. at pffleM Scientific School at Yale when a ciironoon war uroKO out. rwico no anpuun or tne vanuy crew ana twico rriw -ns rictorloiri over Harvard 3o'nr,3 tins .'I'.ntlngton avls-tlon unit anlr.et by .L I. DwhSs.m, ana when ta Mnl war rdtrnJlrrd It nt overseaji 1917 ,vid atRlf.ired on ths Enifllnh r.? r 7.ir Tm1 I In Ilr" at lacked by 15 Ocrman pUr.es, 'irhV.i? j put out. imrr. me neis:a.T no si. .ie . T.(,-Tr,t rIi-vT-r, r, nm ipt c t dTA-n on' p1avfi c?J AlnubW. t,wc ' l' Jlli t-UUUU Vic-J. hers i.fftiu. r; plan cimsrioa nui-.ang, AViEiXNl IPi BVIVKC. to tho 'cmt, Montpeller, Aug. 2. Ponzi left Barrc out of tho pl&cts that he tried tn secure loans trom. His representative endeavored to establish ar. agency in tho city, but could not sucure anybody to handle the business, so the city wa not on hlr. list, However, Mlia Angellno Locarno of Barro in employed In hla office In Boston. CONFISCATE BOOZE But .Namrn of Yoonur Mrn Arr Sot Given Out nnd Allowed tn Proceed St. Arbans, July 23. United States Cus toms Deputy Willis F. ' Fuller seized two suit cases containing 40 quarts of liquor on Train No. 6 Wednesday evening and took Into custody two young men to whom, It is alleged, the liquor belonged, Tho customs officials at this time would not mako public the names of the young men. They are notf residents of tnts city and atUr an Investigation were allowed to go or. tbstr way. Tho liquor wxs confiscated. SUICIDE INCREASES AT ALARMING RATE This Vent's List Include Ifll Kx-Sol-dlrr-H nnd 23T, Children New York, Aug. 1. Suicide csFes In the first six months of 192a have snown an alarming increase over those of the cnrmspondlng period last year, the Save-a-Llfe league reported hero to-day. In the first half of 1919 tho league received reports of 2,063 suicides ns compared with 1,771 for the first half of this year. Tho league aims to prevent suicide by offering ad vice and financial assistance to despon dent persons. Of tho total KuleJdes reported this year, 1.R10 wero males and 9fU females. New York contributed 341. This year's list Includes 101 returned soldiers nnd 22D childron. N. H., and C. W Tooke of Syracuse N Y., the deeds of which were filed In the town elerk'n otflco In Marsh field yesterday. There were 1100 worth of revenue stamps on the de'eds, so that the connldcratlon must be about ?10O,000. The tracts of land cover about 2.S00 acres and are bald to contain about 15,000 oords of pulp wood. The grantors made their first purchase in 1905 a.nd have been adding to the tracts nf land slnco that time. They reserve a right to use what Is known ns Laird's pond for camping purposes. Philadelphia. Aug. L'. Reports from ICgg Harbor. N. J., to-night said that a In a swamp there to-day ot the , 1 later found that nne o n e , o . nm M u h( 0 coughlln ,, locked on the Inside, while the other nf Morr10wn MnH0) tor , kdn3ppH The prisoner, according to How- wh malc lo tne nousc - "'',',,"' negrr. arrested large "0,n "00rf, .wn.rc SCCU1 '1, V. ' i 'iad confessed he Is tho man who tracts of land In M.irshf lelrl. hive otrl 'ter rounn uwi . . ... tho same to A. N. lllandln of Bath, I been nailed tight ' , ., u-..v.i nut iIia iiiiijr. i or prjhuncr. arcuroinK to Medical examination brought nut to', , d n..lrtl(.inM,nn ln fact that the man had necn Mean in tne lh(. np,,uclon ,(f , h-d' vicinity of 12 hours. Ho wns lying on his Antllpr elrcnlation here i..ni mii i.. - - , i lo-niKin tnai a wnttc man was arrested beside him. A .rrI ,1'' " -'." connecl.on with the Cough- x"z j-i'authorifcirnoti; WHISKEY RUNNERS STYVPPinn AT nrMWIVHTrtM Lf how the vhootlng was done. Mr. Hlg "2 W1 I gins had evidently carefully fastened the Bennington, July 29. Chief of Police I string to the trigger to his foot, then r.-i..is Hm..ii th-ii ..e, . nnlnterl the h.irrel at his head, which .oiiine .inri then fallen hack on his chest as he toppled over. Plaster from a hole In the celling, directly overhead, lay all about. 1 A string attachetl to tne irigcer m in.- , . rlHe nnd fastened around the dead man's Mr of firnson's Serious Arrldent In font, as well as the fallen plaster fur- I ( A,hnns fhiid Il Frnt nisnen tne ciucs iu " BOY RUN OVER Montpeller, Aug. 1. Among the auto mobile accidents reported yesterday morn ing were Mrs. Ludwlg Link of Springfield reporting that while driving along the highway recently that her automobile ran Into a horso-rake, upon which tho hired man of J, A. Belknap was riding. She claimed she blew the horn on the auto mobile before going around the curve. The hired man was Injured. Joseph Sevan! of Wlnooskl has reported that while driving along the highway In Colchester that a cow "leaped In the road" in front of his machine, while Moses Mills of Wolrott has reported that his automobile ran Into a telephone pole last week. Horace, the 10-ycar-old son of Mr. r.nd Mrs. W. S. Teachout, the former auto mobile clerk In the Secretary of State's office, was run down by an automobile driven by Fred Geer Friday In Montpeller. but escaped Injur?'. Thaddius Cormier of St. Johnsbury has reported that his automobile ran over a Lyons hoy, breaking one leg, while Pcrinl i- Sons, who have the contract to hulld a federal road project In Falrlee have, re ported that one of their truck drivers ran t ruck over a man. Deputy Sheriff W. G. Jones of Swanton has reported that his automobile was run Into ny another ma chine the other day when he was en route to St. Albans to serve Borne papers. o'clock this morning held up three young Italian men who were In an au tomobile on Mill street and who had been acting In a suspicious manner In the vicinity of the liottuni and Tor rance Pillow Case Factory. In the ton neau of the car the officer found nine five gallon tin cans of whiskey. Tho three young men who said they lived In Troy, N. Y., were placed ln Jail nnd the liquor was turned over to Francis K. Morrlssey. deputy internal revenue collector. The alleged whiskey run ners and the automobile will be taken to Rutland In the morning for hearing before the United States commissioner. of fur St. Albans. Aug. 2.-The first serious automobile accident In this city this sea son occurred yesterday afternoon about 3:ffl) o'clock on Lake street when Phillip Wat bent over to receive the bullet. The .if i. mint have, heen a borrowed one. ! pointing to premeditation, as the dead quet. the elcht-yearnld son of Mr. and man s father-in-law neciares mm .ir. , ' kihbi as run over ny .1. w. Hlgglns never owned a rifle In recent years. It Is prohahle that the shooting nc curred about 6:S o'clock yesterday morn ing. It was nbont that time that James Slnon going by the house where Mr. Illc- Dudley of Lower Wclden street. The boy i received a fracture of one le? and I numerous other bruises about the body. Tho accident, it Is said, was not caused J iamr....n;Sn Oil HIP part OI MT. lJUnlC, who was driving very slowly, wltnesfvs AUTOIST WHO KILLED MAN LOSES LICENSE FIND STOLEN CAR Fort F.than Allen Soldiers Arrested nt nichford In St. Allntnn Car St. Albans, July 20. The Ford touring car belonging to Harold H. Harvey, stolen this morning, was found this evenlntr In I Rlchford, and In It were thrco soldiers Montpeller, J"uly 30. Harry A. BUck. secretary of State, to-day suspended the operator's license of Clark L. Sargent of Jay because of an accident that took place In North Troy village Thursday afternoon In which a man walking along the street wns killed. This Is In line with a recent edict from his office that If a person was killed a suspension of the license would take place until the. matter had been Investigated, at least. He revoked the license ot W. E. Patton ot Springfield and John J. Oadln nf that town for having been convicted of intoxi cation while driving an automobile, Morton H. Hart of Essex Junction suf fered a 30 days' suspension of his license because nf reckless driving, which In cluded an accident. TOOK PARIS GREEN Italian Committed Snlrlilr hy Cnnsum- Intt Half n Ponnil nf I'olson Barre, July 29. Dominic Pucher of Barre. age 4fi, died this morning, having committed suicide last night by taking one-half pound of Paris Green In a glass pins lived, heard a noise Inside which he ' say. i ne child, who was playlnc on tho described as sounding like a tin pan fall- , sidewalk, ran ln front of the car whll I helng chased by another youngster. The child was Immediately taken to the St. Albans hospital. These, two were together at Mr. Chase's hnme early Saturday morning and came to Hardwlck together on the early morn ing stage. They parted about six o'clock In the morning, according tn Mr. Chase's best recollections and Mr. Hlgglns then of water, ocennants of the !,,.. har,i said that ne must nurry name ami l,...u him about 11 o'clock- nnrl hrenkinir in ,w his clotheo to Mart on his milk route. ! Ing. He thought no more or the matter until he heard of the suicide. This hour coincides with the period which Mr. Hlg clns was thought to have hcen dead at the time he was found. (JEALOUSY MAKES RICH Probably the last man to tnlk with Mr. . nPMTIOT A ciTinmr Hlgglns before his death was his hrother I Limxiini A &U11,1JJI' . . . . ..i 1. . . n MflelniM.. i ' ny aoopuuii. Aiuutr n.ipu .,t - ...n....... . vw door of his room they discovered what HnroM Hlerins liar, lived In Hardwlck had taken nl.iro. He .!.. n 4Un ' 'r about two years past, coming hosnltal. hut did not rerrnln con,eloonen fOm CrartSDUry. Since nis rnii.-h and died about four o'clock. He has recently sent about J3.000 to two brothers In Trentlno, Italy, who survive him. BULLET RICOCHETED Vonth Acelrientslly Hlrs Cousin Whom ne Fired at In Water Bellows Falls, Aug. 2. Walter Gale. 16. suffered a slight Injury to his knee here to-day when a rifle bullet fired by his cousin, Garrett Crotty, ricocheted from tho surface of the Connecticut river and struck young Gale just abovo the. knee. Crotty fired his weapon from the bank In the direction of a boat In which Gain was rowing with the Intention of scaring him. The hullet glanced from the water into the boat and caused the wound. The missile lodged in his knc and was removed by physicians at the Rocking ham hospital. ARNOLD R. DENISON, 17, DIES AT ST. ALBANS National Guard Orders Vftmtpcltor, Aug 2. Major Cowan -f jtland, who will bo Iho comrasindrnic of- . e . v... -vrA .nn -.T i ...... . n,,.. ... trr.p Dovons Murine tho muster that ........ . l . !r.(.,".l.. X.i IshwI I V. i. llowlnr order concrtUm: the move ant of tho r.ovi! conv-mJca: Company Newport !n 'wo cr-ache and a bag- .... I ...... a. W " t 1 ... I n r, w-r In... ....... 0 St. Johnsr.tiry, two coaches. 4v at 7'JO that morning; Machine Oun 1. 1. ......... rn f lnnv.nl. nt r. 1 -.nA ',THMiiV M.. Burlington leaven at seven clock In two coaches and baggago car; . A n l A inarllrinl rlsln V mM Itituid, leave at 10 o'clock via UellowR f.n. r.-imnanv K.. one coach and batr- go tsr connoc.tlng with apeclal train tj Rutland; Corepany I Brattleboro, ..n.V onil AAfnKlnti (Inn fnr Iai irln e in r-i iiiiii i uj im wi luiiiutiv i v. ivui iiik the moritlnff via Greenfield. BARNS BURN of Spontaneous (Vrmbu-rtlon Onoar Destrrctlon of Hrrlin nnlldlnirM Montpfclier, July M. Tho bams and hen houso of F, L3. Gray In Berlin were bumed during Wednesday evening the cause said o havo been duo to spontaneous combustion of noy. a hevy explosion took place about the time the fire startod, Tho buildings worn Insured tn tho Ver mont Mutual Flro Insurance company for J2.5O0 which will not cover the loss of property. St. Albans, July 30. Arnold Reed Denl son, aged 17 years, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Dcnison, died this afternoon at :30 o'clock of spinal meningitis. He had been in 111 health slncn May, when ho ... ...... I nn.Mmnnk Tl Ii i r 1 no Ii ) n n from Fort Ethan Allen, Touchctte. Hous- I .. , ' I ; iirftt riAr ffnnh ton and Pashman. Tliey were brought here j0hn and Edward. He was president of late this evening to await a hearing. ' the graduating class of 1920 of the high school; president or inc. Young People's loucnctte has relatives In Rlchtord. Tho men rodo about tho iiy here. It Is understood, be.foro making the tilp to Ilichford Tha article relatlnr: to the stealing of tho Harvey ear appears In tho St. Albans news in another column. Largest Customs Business St. Jisvivna, Aug. s. ino statement oi . ,.nnpni.Hnn4 In riistrnno rtlfttrfrt of cs dono through tho local port since ....nlMallnn nf tint rllqtnmn HhttHp.t t vnara airo Importation for tho past days were as follows: Free merchandise, :(3,lft.O0; dutiable merchandise, 12,128,. 3.00; 'ot.il Imports, J7,3SC,10fi.OO; duties illected. flCKB.oi. Vino cxprwtions re! Dumestld marchunillsc, Vi.OK.Kil.OO; .....Mi,, trr. Jf.'.' ih tntnl rf icn nifui iwiiiinu, - . . NEW ASST. SEC. OF WAR Washington, July M.-Wllllam R. Wil liams, of Richmond, Va., has been ap pointed assistant secretary of war suc ceeding Benedict Crowell, who resigned recently to return to private business. Secretary Baker announced that Mr. Williams would take tho oath of office to-morrow. Under the army reorganiza tion act he will havo charge of procure ment of munition:! and Industrial or ganization for war. Mr. Williams Is now connected with the Richmond forging cbmpany and form oily for many years with tho Aniorlcan locomotive ny oris. Noyes-Goss West Danville, July tB.-At the summer homo on Joo's pond of Mr. and Mm. f 'harles H. Goss of St, Johnsbury their youngest daughter, Clara Helen, was married this afternoon to Noel Noycs of SI. Johnsbury, Tho ceremony took' placo on tho piazza overlooking the water. Mem bers of the two families being present, he Rev. Dr, Francis A. Poole, pastor of tho South Congregational Church at St. Johnsbury, performed tho ceremony, Tho piazza was decorated with trailing pine, yellow daisies and pond lilies. Following tho ceremony, refreshments were served by the Misses Ruth and Dorothy Ooss, cousins of the bride. Tho groom Is a Vale graduate and served In the war with the rank of lieutenant in the regular army In the Routhwest. The bride Is a popular St. Johnsbury girl and received many choice gifts from her friends, association of the Unlversallst Church; he played quarterback on the football team and played, also on the baskotball team; he was a member of tho debating team of tho high school In his Junior and senior year. The funeral Is to bo held Sun day afternoon at three o'clock at the house. MURDERER FORMERLY LIVED IN BARRE Montpeller, Aug. 1. William Brown, who, in Westerly, R. 1., on July 27 shot hlu wlfo and then committed suicide, was a resident of Barre. About a month ago these ncwlywcds visited friends In Barrc. Mr. Brown helng well known an n mem ber of the old Hardwlck nlno of a few vears ago and for a time played on the Barre Athletic team, FINE AUTOIST Operated OUr WU" Number Plate A ivned to Anotaer .Machine Montpeller, July 29. Harry A. Black, secretary of State, has received from Judge Wright of the Orleans municipal court the statement tnat Ernest J. Wheeler of Westmorc appeared In his court this week pieaaing guilty to op erating an automobile on which were number plates that were assigned to an other machine. He paid a fine of 3 and cost, which will probably mean that he will lose his license. No report of the accident in which , r-nrev's machine went Into a po- ,ato patch In WalUfleld recently has been received at - Inaccurate Ice Weights w. roller Aug. 1.-". N. Davis, deputy M "tanner of weights and measures. IT returned from the northern part of tl State, where he has been Investlgat :. ..-Ltninti! relative to the Inaccurate . rihtH in Ice. He found such conditions to exist according to a statement made .... i,i. Saturday morning, in Newport and ha turned the matter over to the State's The Ice was delivered by guess I"1"11"' ..-.l-l,! j rather than uy FACTORIES CLOSED SO MEN CAN DO HAYING Montpeller. July 29, F. S. Tease, factory Inspector of the commissioner of In dustries office, has returned from Mad River Valley, where he has been Inspect ing the mills. He found nearly all of them shut down because the farmers are using all the help they can secure to harvest their hay crop, which Is large in spite of the poor weather for the last three weeks 109,318,000 BUSHELS OF 1919 WHEAT LEFT OVER Washington, July 29. Wheat from last year's crop carried over Into 1020 totalled lre.HS.OOO bushels on July 1, compared with 4,561,000 bushels of tho 1918 crop on hand the corresponding day last year, said an announcement to-day by the department of agriculture. CENTRAL VT. RAILWAY MORTGAGE IS FILED Springfield, Mass,, July 30. A mortgage for J15.000.000 given by the Central Ver mont Railway company to the New York Trust company filed hero yesterday. Tho mortgage covers a bond Issuo which wilt be used to refund Indebtedness of 112, 000.000 of the Central Vermont, which is controlled by tho Grand runk railway. 1J! to Miss Llndy Wllley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wllley of Crafts bury, he has spent most nf his time In Orleans county. He was born in King man. Me. His father, Charles Hlgglns, survives him and lives In Brownvllle, Me. The other survivors, besides his five children, are the hrother mentioned above. father-in-law and mother-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wllley of Craftsbury. At the last announcement, funeral ar rangements had not been made, but it had been suggested that they might bo held to-morrow. York. Aug. 1. Dr. Jose Arenas. ' wealthy South American dentist, who wm found dead with three bullet wounds In his body In his Wet Side apartment Sat urday night, committed suicide, tho medical examiner reported after an autopsy to-day. Arenas ended his life after j an unsuccessful attempt to kill Ruth Jackson, a chorus girl, and Ignaclo MartL her companion. Marti and Miss Jackson, each of whom . was shot hut not seriously Injured by ' Arenas told tho police they called on thn dentist to get some clothes the girl had left in his apartment when tho shooting orcurred. Jealousy, because Marti had enticed the girl's affections from dentist is believed to have been motive. , SAVED LIFE Ml Bertha Ournl's rremenee of Mind Prevent Helms nun Over by Automobile th th CHARGE BERLIN MAN WITH STEALING HORSE Montpeller, Aug. 1. Marshall Trombley of Berlin has pleaded not guilty in Barre City Court to the charge of stealing a horse on circus day from Joseph Ell, at whoso farm he had been employed as farm hand and has been released on ball. It Is claimed lie took the horse, wagon, and harness to como to Montpeller and that he did not return with It, but went to work at another place. Ho claims ha neglected to notify the owner where th . ncKiccicu io jiuiuy tin- uwiicr nuro uia Montpeller, Aug. 1. Miss Bertha Duval. I nor5(! was anri that he intended to return formerly of Burlington, who was visiting Mrs. David Splcer, her sister here, was hit by the automobile of L. L. Stone of Berlin last evening whie she was cross ing Main street. She seized the front humper of the automobile, saving herself from going under the machine. Other than minor bruises she escaped Injury. Mr. Stone, wno was driving his machine slowly, reported the msttcr to tho police. MILLIONAIRE AND 19 OTHERS ARE CONVICTED it. FREIGHT DERAILMENT HOLDS UP TRAFFIC' Montpeller, August 3. Some of the pas senger trains on the Central Vermont rail way were detoured over the Montpeller and Wells River railroad to-day owing to a derailment of an engine on a freight train near Northflcld. It was not dumped very badly, but was so heavy that It was necessary to use a wrecking equipment to get It back on tha Found Guilty of Plotting to Orerthnro I Iron. Some delay In getting equipment t V. S. Government draw the New England States Limited. .' " over the Wells River railroad occurred, Chicago, Aug. 2.-V, llllam Bross Lloyd. 1 dup t0 ,short notlce. Two cars were drop-! millionaire socialist, and nineteen other ,1 off thc traln whch helped out uia-1 members of the communist labor party, 1 terlally. to-nigni were iouiiu Kuiny oy a jury, 01 1 conspiracy to overthrow thc government 1 of the United States. 1 Tho defendants were given various sen- PROMINENT SPEAKERS tenees, most of them getting from one to Jerney Breeder to Henr Notional Dairy-( SHEEP HERDER AND 1,000 SHEEP KILLED Salt Lake City, Utah. July CO. John Bonnet), a sheep herder, was shot and more 'than l.onO sheep wero killed early to-day In a clash between men said to represent Colorado cattlo Interests and t'tah sheep men, Just across tho State line In Northwestern Colorado, according to a telephone message from Vernal Uintah county, Utah, this afternoon. KICKED OFFICER; FINED $1M Rutland, July SO. Had John Hart of this city not shown a contrary disposition when arrested on circus day he would have been let off simply with a charge of Intoxication when he faced Judge George M, Goddard in municipal court. John Kicked Officer T. C. Elworth, however, and the kick cost him $1.V. Hart was found In thc gutter and tho policeman with the assistance of a taxi cab driver tried to load him Into (he vehicle, John was finally put Into the taxi, but by that time the driver was shirtless, Elworth was nursing soveral bruises and John's fnco was decorated with a black eye. Grand Juror John S. Dorsey, made the charge breach of tho peace ond Hart said he was sullty. five vears In the penitentiary, a few being 1 Council nnd Jemey Cnttle President given fines In addition and soveral werej QUec))t.0 i..vt the annual meet-J sentenced to one year In Ja.ll. Lloyd got ,nf. of tn Vermont State Jersey breeders, the heaviest sentence, being given one to t0 pp h(,w Aug.st j3 at Quechec Fells 1 five years In the penitentiary and a lino . ,-arnii QPchee, It Is expected that M. D. of $3.0 In addition. Muiih. president of tho National Dairy I 1 Counril nnd president of the American 1 1,000 TEACHERS ARE Jersey Cattlo club, will be present to AT SUMMER SCHOOLS .siak. Another spcaner win dc Lreorge . fis Montpeller. July 30. There are about son, former president of the American 1,000 teachers who are, enjoying the train- 'Jersey Cattle club nnd at present a dlrec- Ing this year of summer schools. Of these, top of the club; also 1-3. S. 1 sham, the 140 are registered In the school at Rut- 1 Vermont Slate commissioner of agrlcuN land, about 130 at Mlddlebury, and ture, and other noted speakers, about 500 at Burlington. Tho way thc State school happened to j MATHEWSON HAS TUBEHCrLOSIS be organized Is thus; About 100 teachers , sarannc jkPi x, y juiy so.-christyi sent a petition to the commissioner ask- Mathowson, veteran baseball player, mail ing for thc school and nfter consldera- RPr am Coach, has been at a sanitarium tlon It was decided to conduct one and llprc for (ho pa5t month undergoing treat qucstlonnalres were sent to thc regis- mpnt fop tuberculosis, it was learned to trants to ascertain what studies they Ho- wantcn mo.11, vv uen tnese were returned 1 the courses were made up studies which tho majority of tho teach crs wanted. I Mnthwson has been confined to hla from the rocml cvcr since his arrival, has received. HEAR AMENDMENTS Public Meeting- to Be Held Au-ut 26 Announced by Communion Montpeller, Aug. 3. Th commission selected some months ago for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitu tion held a meeting this morning In the Senate chamber of tho State House with four members present. They considered the matter before them and then It was decided to hold a public meeting August 26. M. E. Morse, socrttary of tho com mission, will prepare nnd publish a notlco giving the object of that meeting, FREE rR-SS WANT ASS PAY BJ IT no callers and has been undergoing am absolute rest. It was understood that his condition wasi not such as to cause any immediate alarm. Tho famous pitcher and later manager of tho Cincinnati National League clulj camo here Immediately aftor leaving th New York National team where he ha4 acted as coach. FOUR DIE IN PHILADELPHIA FmUj Philadelphia, Aug. l.-Four persona em ployed In a five-story .building nt 117--7 North Fourth street occupied by about a,, dozen manufacturing concerns lost their lives and several others wero Injured to day when fire swept through the structure'.. Search is being made for other bodies b-M tiKved to be ln the ruins. T