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JTHE BURLINGTON FREE F3ESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 18, 1020
SEBASTOPOL TAKEN AFTEREVAGUATION All Available American War Rhins in the Black Sea Will Be I Used to Aid Refugees Leaving tt a Crimea in Advance of Reds Constantinople, Nov. 13. (By the Asso- dated I'reas)-Sebnstopol fell to the litis- nlon soviet forces at flvo o'clock Sunday evenlng after tho evneuution plnns had been fully carried out, according to word received hero to-day. General Wrangcl, It was stated, was tho last to leave, going aboard the cruiser Kornlloff cheered by his troops. Baroness Wrangcl nnd tho various mis- slons In Sebnstopol wero taken aboard nil j-it-neu wiir.mip uiiii-i-ifiiuu.ii.uau, The American destroyers Whipple, John Kdwards and Humphreys, after bring- Ing wounded non-combatants hers, have wear uueuex. The Houston company, started back to Yalta and Theodosla to which Is Joined by the Southern Cotton continue the evacuation. 1 Seed Oil Crushers' association, chief users !of hair cloth liters, In the ictltlon has London, Nov. 15. lleutcr's Constantl- accumulated sno.OOO pounds of Chlneio nople correspondent says that nbout 40,000 hair, tho equivalent of the former pig persons have been evacuated from Se- tails of 2,40O,00o Chinese and now seeks bastopol, and that It l reported General carload rates to move It north for the Wrnngel has appealed to American war- consumers, nineteen carloads already lmv shlps, which have proceeded to the Ing been ordered and the prospects being Crimea, to save tho wounded from be- for sixty moro to move during next year. Ing killed. Washington, Nov. 15. AH available i American warships In the Blnclc Sea nro i to bo used to assist refugees In leaving ! the Crimea In ndvanro of tho Dolshevlk armies. Authority for such uso ot tho shlp-j was given by thf state and navy departments to-dny uron tho urgent . recommendations of Ronr Admiral Cully, commander of American warships In southern Russian waters. Tho stata department Issued tho fol lowing statement: "Upon the receipt of telegraphic In formation from tho department's reprc-t-entatlvo nt Sevastopol, Rear Admiral Newton A. McCully, that the' ovacuatlon ot the Crimea appeared Inevitable and recommending that the government of th United States assist ln the uvneua- Hon of civilian refugees, arrangements wero made by which Admiral Bristol, the American high commlsMoner nt Con- Ktantlnople, might employ vessels to usslst In tho evacuation of refugees from tho Crimea. "In Instructing Admiral Bristol to uso these vessels, Instructions wero also son', directing him to co-ordinate and to- , operate with the representatives of Great Britain and Franco In Constantinople who, It Is understood, are directing tho efforts of their governments In this matter. "The department has not been Informed to what point or points these refugees will bo evacuated and Is relying on the co-operation of Admiral Bristol with the French nnd British and Russian authori ties to worli out details of the evacuA- I i tlon. "In making public this announcement, the department specifically denies Its par ticipation In Russian Internal strife, Its action being based solely on thu human itarian grounds with a view to assisting In tho hour of need large numbers of Russians whose fate. It ls believed, would be uncertain and hazardous under such conditions." Constantinople, Nov. 15. (By thc Asso ciated Press) A flro which originated through an n'cldcnt destroyed the highly valuable Mtores of the American lied Cross at Sebastopol. A ortion of the goods of tho American Foreign Trado corporation and other foreign firms wero saved. The American Reil Cross ut Con Ktantlnnplo Is aiding tho refugees, car ing for flic sick and wounded nnd fur- tshlng clothing and other f-upplies. 'tear Admiral MacCully has sailed for Uta, on board the American torpedo boat destroyer Overton. Allied ofllcers arriving hern from Sebastopol assert the ' bollef that it will be possible to hold hack tho flood of Red forces from the hills of Feodosla until tho non-com- , batnnts have been evacuated. Ten thou- ' sand of Wrangel's troops are said to have been taken off the peninsula. It Is asserted that General Wrangcl fol lowed thain, STOP TRAIN LONG ENOUGH TO LYNCH NEGRO Bristol, Vn.-Tenn., Nov. 14. Dave Hunt, negro, 25, captured after a chase on a passenger train nnd held for nn alleged assault on an nged white woman, was taken from tho Jail at Wise, Va., early to-day by n mob of about 7.1 men and henged to a brldgo near Kent Junc tion. Aftnr tho lynching thn mob quietly dis persed and to-n'ght no arrests had been reported. Entrance was gained to the Jail by breaking down tho door3, Tho negro wns taken to the H-onc of thu lynching In an automobile. Tho allcgod attack on the woman, who ls CO years old, occurred at her homo Friday. Shortly nrter sho flagged a pas nengor train as it came by nnd told mem bers of tho crew that sho had been at tacked by the negro whom sho could see walking on the railway right of way some distance ahead. Tho train was started after tho negro who huuded for tho mountain side when he baw that he was being pursued. The trainmen left their train nnd took to the. woods after tho fugitive who soon was captured. WILL TEST RULING AGAINST "HOME BREW" Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12. Suit to test the recent rulling of the prohibition en forcement bureau prohibiting tho sale of malt extract and hops to anyone except confoctloncrs and bakers was filed In tho United States court hern to-day by a lo cal distributing company. Counsel for the company declared they would carry the case to tho United States Supreme Court If ecessary. "They have, no ground to stand on and no doubt will loso tho caso" said James A. Shearer, prohibition director 'r Onlo. Malt and hops dealers here assert thnt their products nro not the main compon ents of homo brew. Timothy S. Hognn, rormer attorney ,iuccd In the receiving Instrument which a charge of larceny of a heifer belong ueneral nnd ono of counsel for the plain- 'vibrated a tiny mirror, ho ray of light Ing to Walter II. White, has been boforo tiff, said that malt, sugar, syrup and hops had many medicinal purposes nnd much suffering would bo caused If the salo wero prohibited. TO IMPROVE FINANCES Municipal II oh en red IteprenentntU e Con fern Willi llonrd or Control Montpeller, Nov. 12. A. Ti. Buck of Now York, representing the1 bureau of municipal research, met to-day with Will L. DavlB and Uonjamlu Gates, the com mlttco from tho Board of Control, ro a tlve to the moro Improved syttcm In handling tho State finances. The report Is to bo made to thn Legislature, but It will not bo a lengthy ono although sumo changes to eliminate somo of the expense wll bo suggested, In which It Is under stood tho department of JuMico und educational departments may bo discussed CHINESE PIGTAILS BY THE CARLOAD Queue8 of 2,400,000 Orientals Will Be Made Into Filter Cloth in U. S. Washington, Nov. in Fstabllslnnent of !l ,cnrl?!Y ru on chinoso iiiRtnito pressed Into cloth, from Houston, Toxns, to vur- lotis parts of tho country, wns asked of j tho Intorstato Commcrco Commission to dny by tho Oriental Manufacturing com pany of Houston. Clifford Thorne, of Chicago, representing tho applicant, told the commission that tho pigtails pressed Into cloth were used for filtertttlon, straining soups and similar purposes. Tho commission took tho np- plication under consideration. -Mr. Thonio explained that prior to tno war European supplies of goal nnd rnmol bnlr wero drawn on for 11 ter purposes, out that when this source was cut off, the Industry he represented turned to . ...... ,.,-,u uiu ..... . - dynasty was followed by abolishment of the edict directing Chinese subjects to EVACUATE CAPITAL OF ARMENIA IVoplr Flrv from Krvnn Artnenln Isolated from (llitsld World Now York, Nov. 15. 13rvan, capital of tho Armenian republic, hns been evacu ated, communications between the great railroad Junction of Alexnndropol and Tlflls, enpltnl of Georgia, have been Indef initely cut, completely Isolating Armenia from the outside world, and the rorul from Ardahan to Ardanautth Is jammed with Armenian women nnd children flee ing down tho valley of the Tcliorok rlv- T towards llatum, according to cablo dispatches received by the headquarters nf .1,.. v , L r,l.r i Urn ,o..Vnv At tho same time reports wero received that Mustapha Kemnl Pasha, In person nt the head ot the Turkish nationalist forces operating against Armenia has or- dered the Georgian government to evac- uato Batum, on the Black Pea and that tho Georgian army has been mobilized to defend that port. Charles V. Vlckrey, general secretary of the Near Kast relief said to-dny that part at least of the needs of thn sltua- tlon In tho Caucasus had already been anticipated by the Near Hast relief and that cargoes wero now on the sea.s bound for Batum consisting of G,813,&f0 cases and bales of old clothing nnd shoes; bags of rice, 1.C.S0 bags of sugar and ICO tons of soap nnd other supplies. Mr. Vlckrey also stated that beans, flour a"' other food staples would bo shipped to Batum nt onco from Constantinople If transports could be secured. The steam er Gul DJemal, leaving New York, No vember 20, will carry l.non tons of wheat, four, 4M tons of rice and KM tons of su lfur for relief purposes ln the stricken district. "Kvery precaution will be taken to prevent these supplies reaching other than the refugee population," Mr. Vlck rey declared. G. O. P. CAMPAIGN COST ,$3,416,000 l.'phnm Submits llg-ureM Deficit Amount t si,rt.o,Kio I French Lick. 1ml.. Nov. 11. Tho Reuuh- llcan national committee cost $.1,I1CO0, according to figures given out here to- nicht by Fred W. I'pham. treasurer of the Republican national committee, who Is here for a brief rest. Ho stated that the deficit amounted to $l,r..Vi,CO0. Treasurer Vpham said that he had just completed his report nnd that the deficit was utter all bills had been paid, Mr. Upham said he would leave hero Sunday for New York, where he would submit his report on Republican finances to a meeting of tho national committee on Monday. After approval by Chair man Will H. Hays nnd tho committee, the treasurer said he would flic the re port In Washington. SUES STATE OF MAINE TO RECOVER 520,000 Augusta, Me., Nov. 15. F.vldencn In a suit aealnst tho Stnto of Maine by Defor est Keyes of Oneonta. N. Y to recover I2i000 paid IK years jgo for thousand-! of acres nf "wild" lands, sold by thn Statn for unpaid taxes and which ho claims ho was never ante to locate, was presonted the Rutland's Green Mountain Flyer a"u ,s 11,0 01111 upon wnicn so many ma in the Supreme Court to-dny. : on which he was n passenger, met chinos hnve been tita'.lcd. S. B. Bates hiui This Is said to bo the first tlmo the 1 bead-on, a freight train of 41 loaded sont to tho stleutinen of Stowo :i proposed State ever has been sued, and, ns far as r!1., "-nine sr. miles an hour, and 10 l,1,n f01' s'.rn'ijlitcnlng tho hill and lower- counsel nn! been able to learn, It Is tho first case wheru any State has been sued on a clnlm that It had secured money for unme thine: vh!eli ,11,1 tint nrlal After presenting his claim for recovery of the money nt every session of tho Legislature since 1903, Keyes two years ngo was aulhoilzed by that body to sun thc State. Tho State treasurer ills - continued the practice of soiling these tax deeds a number of years ago as a result of the Keyes claim SENT PHOTOS BY WIRE, NEW YORK TO ST. LOUIS New York, Nov. 15. Tho New York World announces tho successful trans mission of four photographs by who be tween Its ofTlco hero and thn office of the St. Louis Post Dispatch Sunduy. Two phtucgraphs, one or tho Yalo Princeton football game and the other an airplane view of New York city, worn sent from New York to St. LouIb and a picture of un Indian chief and ono of a Mississippi river steamboat were sent from St. Louis to thn Word offices. Thn total time of transmission for ono plcturo was night lninutus. In tho method successfully tested to- , da v. the nhotOKranhs to bu tent bv wlra wero placed on a cylinder ovei which pussed a neodle attached to a send'ng Instrument. Tho vibrations of the needle, transmitted by electricity, were reiiro- reflected from the mirror payed through a glasn screen grnTlunted from propnclty to transparency, Hllowlng tho light to pass In varying degrees of Intensity upon u sensitized plaU. Bring Soldier's Body Home St, Albuus, Nov. 11. Tho body of Pvt Frederick T, Coleman, son of F, C, Cole- man, who died of pneumonia and splnnl meningitis In a hospital at Bnyance, Franco, Soptumbur 30, 1118. arrived In this ciiy nils evening, it was taken to tho homo of his father on Federal street. Tho funeral will bo held nt St. Mary's Church Saturday morning nt nine o'clock and burial will tnku placo In Holy Cross cemotcry. Private, Coleman served lu Company D, 302nd Infnntry, 76th Dlvia- lon. Ho would huvo been 21 yuara old lust Juno, i.'itni: wax'v ai 'v in:sr HYMANS GHOStn LEAGUPRESIDENT Belgian, Elected to Head of As sembly, Gets 35 Votes Says in Opening Speech He Hopes U. S. Will Join League Soon Geneva. Nov. IS. ttlv the Associated Press) lnul Hymnns of Belgium was elected permnnont president of the Leagtio of Nations at tho opening session Qf t,0 Hague's assembly here to-day. Jin received .13 votes to four votes for irrslclent Motta of Switzerland and one cacn for ox-President Ador of Swltzcr- junil nn(1 con Bourgeois of Prance. Mj iyinnnR lm(1 cni0d tho delegates to nruor nm, introduced President Motta 01 HWllZonnnil, WHO in Ills nOlirCKS cor- tnniiv wpr limine- the flrlee-nten nxnrnSHed 1 tho hope that thn United States would not delay much longer In "tnklng Its legitimate plnco In Ihe league." When M. Hymnns, who heads thn Bel gian delegation and Is a former foreign m'nlstcr of Belgium, declared tho llrst session of tho assembly open, tho hnll was crowded with men and women nnd thrro were several women among the delegates. Their toilettes, with tho . League of Nations and also thar.Kcd Prcildimt Wilson for calling tho meet Ing of the assembly In tho scat of tho league. Tho llrst session of the league assembly was greeted with the ringing of all tho hells in Geneva after seerat minutes' silence on tho part of all the people of tho canton. President Motta of Switzer land was followed by M. Ilymans. The socialist leader, HJalmar Itrantlng, head of the Swedish delegntlnn, provoked tho fli st debate by objecting to the elec tion of Paul Ilymans as president of ths uaBUe ),y arcla' ! ,7 , , "'-""""""" " ",J ,,, ' "", s?lf ,,cc,d,,, 11 " IUcstlon hy holding that slnco one member requested a secret vote, ho was entitled to It A more animated and more signifi cant discussion grew out of the ndoptlon of the agenda. Lord Robert Cecil, who represents South Africa, held that the applications of Albania, Bulgaria and Austria, which weru received since, tho agenda was made up. should bo added to It. The assembly so decided after the French delegates. M. Vlvlnnl nnd M. Bourgeois, had made It clear that tho applications would bo referred to a com mittee to be examined nnd a decision taken as to whether they would bo re ceived. This reservation, It Is contended, will i establish a prccdent so that if Ger-1 manys application ls received later tno rrencn delegates win no nnm nt once to raise tin question of eligibility. BANK TELLER "FRAMED" $15,000 ROBBERY Ottawa, III., Nov. 11. Admission that ho "engineered the whole thing himself" was made lo-nlght, according to county ofTlcla's, by Francis J. Carey, 21 years old, teller of thu National City Bank of Ottawa. Swtuat,:ngUC,!ou4,e::Tclrt i T , r S".n nn other vl.e sober cZ ' M te ,"",M V 1 " ?ar w,inr0 hn w,,s fo1un,1- ls .ft11 1 mt lh'3 "brary. Miss Helen R.own. tho " I Alotta In hli creotYnc to the dele-' "l ,,,,Bn," ru"nl", r'1" dI; ,e- workman remarked that "Jim Is stag- rut of lho comm,slo. leaves tho . .il . t SioLtings to tne ucie- camo nxcltcd and started ahead ot her gcr ng." One doctor at the autopsy gavo flr, f th week for visitations to gates, thanked the pence conference for mothor acl0RB the slrcot. Whcn the tlrlV(r hlB bellct tllat Ulc man ,,,, ,,ecn ? c n tv after nav tig se eded flennv.i as tho seat of tho n.i .. 1.1.- , t.. ..i.-n. n. linraries in ucnninhion imw i, hub. who gave himself up to-dny following his' Montpeller, Nov. 11. Harry A. Black, disappearance yesterday at thc time of secretary of State, has removed tho fol tho robbery of tho bank. Mont of tho lowing operators' licenses: John N. Ham JI3.C10 taken has been recovered. $300 mond and Harold Kelloy. Springfield, for being added to-night. Carey disappeared careless driving: F. F. McGuIro of Gran after the robbery and It was ot first Ui'Vlllo and Prosper Smith of Knosburg thought he hud been locked in the vault. , Falls, ns unfit persons to have licenses. Carey was found at thc farm houso I ot .Mat Kcrwln. near Ullca, III., Into wnicn lie staggered late to-nay, lootsom and weary. He watt brought back to Ottawa and made his reported confession. Carey denied the shetlff said, Itnowledgo of the disappearance of ? 1,000 of tho loot, lie had i2 In his pocket. Sheriff Ayers said that a shoe-box con taining M0.0OO which was found following the discovery of the robbery apparently hail slipped from the young mans hand while he was going over the roof of tho bank, on which he had c'imbed to enter the building. Tho fZ recovered to-night was found under a matttess at Carey's home. JURY AWARDS MAYO VERDICT OF $12,750 Rutland. Nov. 13. In tho United States District Count In this city this afternoon a Jury awarded William B. Mayo of Albany, N. Y a traveling salesman, a verdict of J12,7r0 dam ages against i'nmnri.nv. Mr. tho Rutland Ratlrond Mavo sued for $20,000 beennsn' nf Intiirles hn received at Bel- lows Falls on March It, 1020, when nnrsons worn killed. Mr. Mavo claims that hn was reduced to a rervnus wreck from nhock. Tho railroad had .1 ...... ..-..i.i... ... .... : Although tho petit Jul- has been discharged tho Jury calendar Is not clear of civil cases. Th'ro aro three $25,000 negligence siilts. resulting from ' a crossing nccldont at Berlin July 30, jpjs, tho Gochlo cases which nro set for trial. These will not Rutland. bo heard .it MRS. CHARLEY CHAPLIN GETS HER DIVORCE Ixis Angeles, Cal , Nov. 12. Mildred Harris Chaplin wns granted a divorce from Charley Chaplin In tho Superior Court hern Into tu-day. Mr. Chaplin, whom Mrs. Chaplin charged with cruelty, was not in court but was represented by attorneys. It was stated a property settlement Involving about .11200,000 had been inado out of court and nn agreement reached by which Mrs. Chaplin would not uso tno name ot uuapun proros- slonally. UltAUUUJJ WITH 11 till' .UK I THEFT, DISCHARGED Middlchury, Nov. 11. William Whlto of Goshen, who was nrrcstcd last week on Judgo A. W, Dickens In Addison county mun.clpnt court, pleading not guilty, After hearing tho evidence the court dls- charged him. BOSTON UNIVERSITY DEFEATS NORWICH 7-0 Boston, Nov. 11. Boston University de- feated Norwich University In an Armlstico day football gamo to-day, 7 to 0. Celebrates With Bonfire , Montpeller, Nov. 11. A big bonfire was sf.t off nt 7:30 o'clock to-night In front 0f tho Union House, attracting a largo crowd, ntter which tho concert In City jmil commenced. At tho exorcises this afternoon, H. M, Pierce presented "Old aiory" to tho Legion nnd Mrs, Emma LuPolntn. th.i Ktiitn flair, which wero received by J. Q. Frntlnl, historian of tho Legion. , JUGOSLAVIA AND1 ITALY SIGN PEACE Treaty la Ratified at Rapallo Diplomats of Both Coun-, tries Pleased Santa Marglicrlta, Itnly, Nov. 12. T treaty between Italy anil Jutro cii.tviifc nijkjiiou W11M uvcuilib at Ilnpallo. Tht' preambla of tho treaty reads: "Tho Kingdoms of Italy and of tho I Herbs, Croats and Slovenes nro sin- cerolv ilislrnn in uini,iinh rnnllnl . latlons between the two countries for their common woal. Italy recognizes tho constitution of tho neighboring Statu an tho realization of one of her highest alms.' Tim diplomats of both countries cx- pressed great satisfaction over tho treaty. FOUR - YEAR - OI D RUTLAND nini iftt . nn r V . TTriirv I I Lilj 111 LJ II J. aulU Rutland) Nov. 14. Mildred, four-year-old daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. John Pitts of this city, was struck and Instantly killed saturuay iittemoon by nn automobile while crossing tho street with her mother, Tho machine Is owned nnd was driven by John W. Ulancluifd. a lumber dealer, of this city. Tho accident happened In front of tho Howo Sca'o Works which swerved across tho street to the sldo- walk, the little girl having almost gained um; ivtiiik iwujm nioeu. uiniitimiu hm nut arrested. NO LIGHTS, AUTOS CRASH AcclUnt Xrnr Adnmnnt May Itewult In Intrrnnl Injnrlen for One Montpeller, Nov. II. TJ. J. Hatch Is In Heaton hospital suffering with what is feared to bo Internal Injuries, whllo E. McArthur was also Injured In an nulomoi),ll! ncciucnt last evening on tne Adamant road. In company with others they were coming towards Montpeller when they ran Into a car listed to B. W. Daniels of Middlesex. There wore no i lights on tho Daniels machine and the driver of tho other car did not see It 111 time to avoid an accident. TROUBLE DISCOVERED t St. tlwirjtr Ilnllot Mnld to llnvc llecn in State Officer' Ballot Hoc Montpeller, Nov. 14. Tho secretary of State has received from St. George fur ther Information relative to the general election held In that town recently which In a way explains, perhaps, the reason for tho .ufforenco between tho two fac- ! tlons. it appears that ballots for town repr. sentatlve were found In the State oillcers' ballot box and somo of those who claim no election occurred bnllove these bal lots wero not counted and should have been. LOSE THEIR LICENSES CnrrleM Urtvpra and "Unfit 1'emnnn" Cannot (iprrntr, Sny Illack NEARS DESTINATION Clrl Who 1-cft St. AlliniiM on Horse back Reports .Nuevexn of Trip to Cnllf. St. Albans, Nov. 14. News has been received of the safo arrival In Klko, New, of Miss Rllllc O. Lemple, on her long horseback rldo from this' city to San Francisco. Miss Lemplo left St. Al- bans last Junn 30. Up to the present tlmo she writes that she has had splendid fucchs and expects to reach hor goa' In about three weeks. Mis Lempio Is enjoying perfect health and her mount, "Salom" which many peo- pie inougnt would never stand tno trip, is in fine condition. IMPROVE HARLOW HILL tirade of Hood to Smuggler' Notch to Hi Lowered anil llond HtrnlKliteneil Montpo'lor, Nov. II. Plans are under way to Improve thn Hnrlow hill on ths . rou" lrom stowo to Smuggler's .Notch. It ' -1( "rst fcteep hill as tho driver of a" automobile uppvoaches the mountain '"C t,le -'rrit'o shown on a blue print b' Karl Hujden, the district high- wa' commissioner. Ho recommends ro- t duclne tile nrpvent f r.nr rent prnilo to 15 ' Z": ccnt fnr ,llc flrHt sf ftoi r",a l,pr cpnt for ,no remaining EDO feet of thn 1r,0 fcet lt?nBth of the hill. Tho n'evntlon lB ,S7 f,H,t m W fecU He has alao sent another plan which would make a 13 per conl Ktmio the entire length of tho hill, but 11 wou''1 b much more expensive, I Thn llrtW rfind will lin IT. fr.r lvlrt when coinploted. WILLIAM A. LORD ILL I Well Known Wnnlilngton County At torney Stitekeu Member of Rnr ! I Vm. Montpeller, Nov. 13. William A. Lord, n member of the bar il years and the old- ent nttnrnev In u'uuliln'i'inn eniintv. w:im tniien serlonxK. iu thu mnrnliiL' with acute Height's disease, complicated by hich blood nressnre. nnd removed to Heaton hosplta'. Hn Is 71 years old. Mr. i,ord was speaker of the Vermont Housu n jgac and In ISfis, rmd has been prom- nent In Republican politics. His condition crltlcul and small hopes nre enter-' tnined of his recovery. I George A. Robinson Dies Waterbury. Nov. H. Georgo A. Robinson. 34, son of Mr. and MrB. Charles D. Robinson, died Inst evening nt the Fanny Allen hospital. The body was brought hero this morning nnd funeral services will be held ciines- day nfternoon at two o'clock at tho homo of his parents. Georgo Austin Robinson wnn born In Waterbury 34 yenrs ago, .lantinry li. Ho won edueateil In thn nubile, schooln Here and at Burlington high school. Ho wan for a tlmo In tho department of Justice In Burlington, a government position, For somo tlmo post he. has been at homo hero assisting pcoploTn their work and conducting a clothing agency for a Philadelphia firm. Last 1 ... .. . . ,, . winter ho wns appointed census on- umorntor for Waterbury village He waB t'10 only child of Churles D and Nl"a (Heals) Robinson nnd tho sym- pathy of nil Is with thorn. Ho had boon 111 with Jaundice for a fow days past but fow knew of bin berlous condition until they heard of his iienth. The de- ceased wns well Unovn both hero and j In Hurllngton, DEAD BODY OF MAN FOUND IN BROOK Report of Autopsy Will Probably Prove Miller Victim of Accident st. Albans, Nov. 14. The dead body of Jimcs L. Mll'er, aged about CO, was found early yesterday morning face up In a "rook about half way between the plnnt of 1,10 R 1100,1 & So" Plants on South JJnl" street nnd tho tracks of tho Central v-"nont railway, lee had formed about the body, Indicating It had been thcro for some hours. It was nt llrst thought tho mnn was the victim of foul play, but later deve'opments tend to prove that m;ohenook:AK;s: Z;MhnatC.0d th'H Wl!' '"I Tho murder theory was first shaken by the fnct that no wounds wero discovered, and fin and a watch were found on the body. Tho body was lemoved to tne fit- ncrnl parlors of W. A. McLennan, and an autopsy was performed by Dr. B. 11. Stono of llurllngloii. Certain organs were taken to Burlington for examination. chief of Poltco J. F. -Mahonoy has been Informed that a man working on the nature which terminated In his death. Tho body was found at Cttl o'clock yes- icruay morning ny iiweri A.ewis, who notified the authorities. Miller was a man of more than average slzo. He was unmarried, It ls raid. Tho only relative of whom there Is knowledge Is a sister. His ugo Is placed at about W years. For wmo time 1 " baa mado his homo with J. W. Reunion. According to Ohlcf Mnhoney. Miller was nn Inoffensive mnn and had never figured In any fights or brawls. Hn did have the reputation. It Is understood, ot in.iuignig in .nwj.rawK .nuur employe of the Clly Feed company has stated that somn time Friday afternoon i.ih iiiiH .no.. ......... i . ......r. ....... v. - - Intoxicated condition. IS NOT A CANDIDATE M. Ilnrvry Denn nf Municipal f'onrt Jildgrx Not 1'p fur Appointment Montpeller. Nov. II. Judge H. M. Har vey, the dean of municipal Judges In Vermont, announced Saturday morning that he will not be a candidate for ap pointment by Governor Hartnei-s when he tuken the reins of ofllre. When his present term expires he will have served 1"tn",t L"'n,nc'' ,11G l""r?' I Charles H. Darling Is his nearest com- I petltor In point of service, having served ir years In Bennington. Judge Harvey was appointed by Governor Bell nnd each Governor since that time has re-ap-polnted him. Two years ago ho practi ' cally decided not to allow tho use of his name because It Interbred with his practice of law to a considerable extent and that Is tho reason why n new judge will be selected here. Jtldg Harvey was on tho commission which' some years ago revamped tho blanks used In connection with City Court work and Inter with probation work. AUTO ACCIDENTS 2014 Despite Cold Weather Ilenorm Continue to lie Received nt Montpeller Montpellcr. Nov, 11. Tho report of tho automobile accident In which Donald Staples hit a carriage driven by Mr. Knapp In Montpeller on November R Ins been recolved by tha secretary of State. Thls makes the 2.014th accident report made to tho automobile department this season and In spite nf the cold weather several reports reach thc ofllco each day. DEFENDANT WINS ' "" " House by Fin- Won Flrt hy Plaintiff" gt. Albans, Nov. 14. In tho case ot jtnrv A. C!ia? and Sarah R. Placo vs. Linford O. Nye, tort, a verdict was re- f()r use ,n tn0 unjn,vful manufacture of brought out the police and the ox turned ln Franklin County Court yester- toxici,,.- xV,," sold Ihe statement B(.rvcc men. .Many shots wero fired ot dav mornlnc for the defendant, who Is to recover Ills taxnbln costs. This Is tho second tlmo the case has been tried, resulting the first time in a verdict for tho plaintiffs. The plaintiffs claimed that the destruction of their house and barn al HiKhcato wns caused by sparks from ti10 foundry of tho defendant. HAS $10,000 CAPITAL llrookw Co. to Condnct Grocery In Montpellct Lelnnd Til rut re Co. Montpeller. Nov. H. Tho L. R. Brooks company of Montpo'lor has filed article: 0f utsoclatlon In tho office, of the .e.cre- inry 0f Stnto with a capital stock of eti.rwt ..titlimt n mvirerv ImstncHS In Montpeller. Tho papers are signed by l, b. Brooks, Flora Brooks and E. It. Deovltt. Tho Lcland Theatre company has filed a statement In tho same office that of the 23,01 capital stock 111,000 ha3 been paid up. CLAIMS CHAMPIONSHIP Spnnlillnc; hIkIi of Ilnrre PrenentH IU Hecord ntt IToof of Right to Title Montpeller, Nov. 13. Spauldlng High School football team laya claim to tho chnmplonshlp of preparatory schools in Vermont and to-day announced the record ution whlrh It bit gen Its claim. It admits Rutland. Bi-attleboro mid St. Albans aro also close compotltors for tho honor, Snnuldlnir has scored 153 ngiilnst Its op- ponents' 17 points; St, Albans 191 against 32; Rutland 180 to six; Bruttleboro 111 to to by Its opponents. INTOXICATED, FINED K. W. KIMrldire of Bethel rnjs Pine of . 20O for Driving Auto While Drunk Montpeller, Nov. 15. K. W. Klttrldgo of Bethel, who was arrested several weeks ago on the chnrne of operating nn auto- mobtlo whllo Intnxlcnted, woB fined In city Court to-dny 1200 nnd costs, which he paid. Klttredge was Injured when nn autnmoblto tipped over on tho Northflold road ono Saturday night following a danco In Montpeller. TO RECOVER JUDGMENT Sheriffs Hale to ln il,BOO Verdict Se cured Agulnxt Trolley Company Montpeller, Nov. 15, Notices appear on tho car burn of thn Barro & Montpellor Traction & Power Co. to tho effect that .. aViMfiffa noln will I.a nn .1 ....) d.l 1 1. a n sheriff's sale will bo conducted the 23th of this month for tho purpose of selling corUIn porsonal property upon which nn attachment has been placed, This action Is brought to ro over tho Judgment In tho case of Robert J. Stow- art vs. tho company as tho result of nn accident recently In Barro in which the Supromo Court rccontly sustained the Ho will j Judgment of tho lower oourt for 5,&00.ht as a Thli was tho verdict which tho Jury travo Mr. Stewart when one shoulder was In jured by a pole of tho company breaking a window of tho trolley car and hitting Mr. Stowart. WEDDINGS POPULAR Nineteen Took Out IJrrnf In St. Al bans In Octolier Double September St. Albans, Nov. 15. October was popular wedding month In this city, as shown by tho records In the olT'ce of City Clerk B.IM. HopklnH. There were 13 mnr- ' rlago licenses Issued during the month, moro than twico mo numncr, cignt, is sued In September. Four of the October weddings took placo In other towns and one of tho Soptomber licenses was used In another town. During October thcro were 11 births and 17 deaths. Tho girls 'argcly outnumbered th(j b ' ,n t1P Ulrth record, as there j "nt ,r9 nniJ ony tnrrc 1)0VS Tho gamo WIUJ tn)t) . ttl0 ,ieath records, as .', . ,. ,ieatlis were female nnd three male. In September the birth recont ft tolnl of 19 ot wllom ,3 wcrc boys d , rlf!i Thn ,ionuis for the samo J t'h numbered 15 of whom seven wero n" cisht te- PROMOTE MRS. RICHARDS To He Henil of Trntellnir Library De partment tMher Chnnices Made Montneller. Nov. ID. Mrs. Helen ttlcbarda has been promoted In the Vermont Frno Public Library to the 1 . e n, tmvniii,,. iu,i-nrv .lnnnri. mt!nt, tnklrnr the plnce made vacant uv ,ilp resignation of Miss Mildred health; whllo because poor which she will attend tho third of a , scries of district library meetings wheh , to bo heIa ln Vergenncs the 18th of the month. DROPS DEAD Mr. William Ileo Wrt Assisting: Iluubnnd t Harness Horse Montpeller, Nov. 12.-Mrs. William Rcedo dropped dead yesterday afternoon whllo assisting her husband to harness a horso to a wagon In their door yard In Harre. Sho haJ bnd a little trouble wlu, her llParl a month nKOi from wnlch .. thollu wh ,, r(lcovorld. she oaveH a husband and sister. Tho fum,ral occurs at two o'clock Sunday nrtf.rrinnn. LOW DEATH RATE FOR U. S. IN YEAR 1919 Washington. Nov. IT.. The 1313 death rate ln the death registration area of continental United States, em bracing M per cent of the total popu lation, was shown In statistics mado public to-day by thn census bureau to be the lowest recorded for any one year. The rate was 12.9 per 1,000 popu lation, a drop of 5.t per 1,000 from the unusually high rato of ISIS resulting from thc npijemic Df influenza. The totnl number of deaths' In ll!l was 1.008. 1JC. of which 1 11,579 or 10.2 per cent were caused by heart disease, while tuberculosis resulted In 10C.&3S. or 0.8 per cent. Deaths attributed to pneumonia totalled 105.21S; influenza S4.113: nephritis and brlght's disease 7.1,003, and cancer and other malig nant tumors, OS, 531. Delaware, Florida and Mississippi were added to the registration area In 191!. making a total of 33 States, the, District of Columbia and 18 cities' in, non-registration States In tho area. DETERMINED CRUSADE AGAINST "HOME BREW" Wnshlngton, Nov. 12. (By the Asso- elated Press) Tho Internal revenue bureau n formal statements to-day confirmed reports that a crusade against home brewing of alcoholic beverages Is plan- nej ,y the government's prohibition en- forceiuent agencies. Thn bureau did not reVeal, hownver. the means It proposed t() employ In thn campaign nor admit tnnt It had approved preliminary Instruc- tlons by Prohibition Commissioner Kramer directing that sales of malt and hops be restricted to bakers and confec- tloners. "If malt extract, hops. Isinglass gela- tlno or other materials are sold or adver- tlsed for salo In circumstances whlrh !inv thnt thev aro advertised or sold Issutd to-night by Commissioner Williams of tho Internal revenue bureau, "It Is tho purpose of the Mroau to rrneecuto persona so offendlr.g. "Tho so-called homo br?cd tee manufactured In tho home for beverage purposes, even though for tho f-olo use of tho family and bona fide guests Is under tho bureau's construction of tho , law lllognl and tho sale of materials for tho purpose of such manufacture Is like- wiso Illegal." WILBUR F. WELCH DIES .'. V. M. Grndnate, 1IMO, Injured Wlillo Operating HntUIng- Machine Randolph. Nov. ll.-Wllbur F. Welch died at the Randolph Sanitarium Novem ber 10 ns tho result of an Injury received November 2 whllo operating a husking machine. Mr. Welch was a graduate ot the University of Vermont, class of IMP. nnd Is survived by his wife, his father and mother, und a brother. Tho funera scrvlcos will bo held at the Congrega tional Church nt Roynlton, on Sunduy nfternoon at two o'clock. SOLDIER'S BODY HOME Robert Senr of Verirennen Dletl In (irnnnnr Military Honors at Iltirlal Vcrsmines, Nov. 12. Tho body of Robert Soars, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Henry Sears, who died In Germany whllo serving with tho Army of Occupation, arrived hero yesterday morning. An escort from tho Vergennes Post of American Legion, under the command ot Raymond Slack, of escorted the body from tho station o tho yt), River reported thnt Dalo Cum undertaking rooms of W. 15. I.arrow. Tho mnB was Injured at Ryegato because ot funeral services were held this morn- t liter's Church, the Hov. L. A. Vezlna ofllclntlng. Six members of tho po8t nctm, ,l8 bearers, nnd tho members 0f the post attended tho services In a body. Thc burbil was made In tho North Forrlshury cemetery. An escort from tho jiost nccompnnled tho body to tho grave, where taps wero sounded and a volley fired IN FAMILY 91 YEARS Farm Oimcil hy llrookM Family at St. A Hi mix Point Is Sold St. Albans, Nov. H. Tho farm on St. Albans Point which Kmllo Vincent of Now Bedford, Mass., purchased recently of Walter Brooks, had In part been In tho Brooks family nearly 91 years. On that dato Ashel Brooks, grandfather of ... ..... - . I . .. , . Walter Brooks, mado the purchase of Lawrence Bralnerd. In Jnnunry, 1837, Julius Brooks bought the property of his father, Ashol Brooks, hnrt later It camo into possession of Julius Brooks' son, Wnltor, thus completing tho third gen eration In possession. Mr. Vincent took possession (if tho farm on October 1 last. Improvo tho property and occupy permanent residence. HUNGER SHE IS FINALLY ENDED Nine Prisoners in Cork Jail Take Nourishment After 94 Days Fast Men Have Proved De votion Says Sinn Fein Leader Dunlin, Nov. 12. A statement Issued to nlsllt al nul,ll Castle said the hunger strikers In Cork Jail who had been wlth- "ut fno(1 pnco August 11 resumed taking nourishment nt thteo o'clock th after noon with nn entire absence of unfavor- h symptoms, Th'' mf,fll tho stiitcmo administered under the 1' tcmcnt added, was llrectlon of the medical officers Of the Jail, who be leva that with careful treatment the prisoners ultimately will recover. Cork, Nor. 12. Tho condition of the nine Irish hunger strikers In the Cork jail was described to-day by their friends ov "shockingly low." his was the 01th day .of tho strike. lllshop Cohalan of Cork, In a 1 Ur made public to-day In which hn voiced a strong appeal that th.- strike ho cal'nd olT Immfdlutely, expresses belief tnai it Is stl 1 possible to restore ttu men o health. "Lord Mayor MacSwIncy's strike ac complished the purpos" of attract np world attention,' hn adds. "Th" nation got va'ue for his life, but the contlnuanco of the present strike Is only a waste.' Cork, Nov. 12. (II)- tho Associated , Press). The hunger strike of tho nine Irish prisoners In the Cork .Tall was called off to-day, the 3!th day o" tha strike. This was revealed when tho follow ing message by Lord Mayor O'Callag han from Arthur Griffiths, founder of the inn Fein was K'vcn out" "I am of the opinion that our coun tiymen In the Cork prison have suf ficiently proved their devotion aril fidelity nnd that they should now, as they were prepared to die for Ir lard, prepare again to live for he - ' The mcssnKi' was transmitted to tho nine surviving hunger strikers m t io jnli .ho to.,iay w(.r renorv d in a deplorably low state. Announcement of the receipt of 'ho Grl filth letter closely follow rt an .irpeal made by Bishop Cohalan nf Cor'- 'l at there bo a cessation of the strike which ho declared would only be a wasf of lives. Nourishment ls bflng administered 1 the nine men. It was stated at the I rl tix this evening. The Cork hunger strike begnr in August 11. There were originally 11 s rik er. Michael Fitzgerald died Oct bcr 17 and Joseph Murphy on October 2 tin! latter within a few hours of the il a h o Lord Mayor MacSv lney of Cork in Brix ton prison on the "3rd day oi his hunger strike. The 11 men were arrested early In Augurt in conne.Ho with disorders In Irclund. ST. JO HNS BURY STAGES FAKE BOLSHEVIST RIOT Featnre of Tiinn'n Hlg Anniatlcc D-.iJ t'elchrntloti St. Johnsbury, Not. 11. W. R. Knaps Post of thu American Legion fittingly observed Armlstico Day which opened here with th national saluc at sun rice nnd closed with a grand ball at tho Armory. Tho parade after dinner was participated In by all the pa- tri0tlc and frntenml organizations, ihi scool children, automobiles and float and waH followed by public, speaking at thP Colonial. Rev. Paul D. Moody ol Xew York city, a former St. Johns- bury clergyman, and an ex-chaplaln, wa(i tn() principal speaker. Others who j,I)0ko were Lieut. Fred M. Caswell, U. i. an,i y. a. Fletcher. A fund ol OVCr J 2,000 raised by tho Caledonian. Hecord by subscriptions from i,evenil hundred townspeople was presented to thn post for the erection of a memorial tablet to thn soldiers who gavo thelt nVcs In the war. Following the public cxcrclnes there was a fako Bolshevist ,i.,rv.r.t,o)i.fitlrn nti thn street whlefc both widen' ami lho "Reds" wero f Inallj captur.nl nnd led away. During tht nfternoon thc academy football clever .iefcated tho hoys from the vocational school by tho score of 61 to 0. INSURANCE ON SUICIDE'S POLICY IS PAYABLE If A" CWnilltlonn Are Compiled With, I It n les the Supreme Court Washington, Nov, 15. An insurant t policy on tho life of a person who com. i mils suicide Is payable If all conditions of tho policy are complied with, 'hn I supremo t;oun ruieu io-u.ij n. jur.u... Ing lowir court decrees in i suit brought against the Northwestern Mutual Llf Insurance company by Isabel It. Johnson, beneficiary under a policy obtained by her husband. The company withheld payment on thc uround thnt It was contrary to public I policy to pay Indemnity on tho llfo of a suicide. Counsel for the company contended tha( the courts had held repeatedly that neither the insured and beneficiary Ehoul4 do anything to "wrongfully accelerate the maturity of the policy." Auto Mishaps Reported Montpeller, Nov. 13. Accident reports to tho secretury of State's office Mon- ,,.. ,.! inehnieit .lnhn I., stiles ot JOhn!.on. who reported that whllo driving ,. ,,. nvdn pnric his mnchlno hit tha . , Homer Lamphero, duo to thc facl thnt t)l0 rliaii waa lcy nm ho pould . sto his c(lr. Whllo Henry Louden ot bad roads which wero not only h--"'t hut rutted, The car went against n bank and Cummlngs suffered bruises on his face. Triple Wedding Brnttleboro, Nov. 11. A triple wedding coremony was performed to-day by Carl S. Hopkins, Justice of the pence. Tho couples wero John H. Carpenter and Miss Gladys M. Smith, Fred M. Newton nnd Miss Mlnnlo M. Carpenter and William A. Bunker and Mrs. Hazel (Carpenter) Godfrey. All wero Brattleboro residents. John H. Carpenter and Mrs. Newton nre brother nnd sister. A sister of Mrs, Bunker, Mrs. Mnudo M. Larose of Hins dale, N. H., was man led to Frederick L Bunker of Brattleboro. a relative of Wil liam A. Bunker, by Justice Hopkins ear lier In tho week. MOVE TO INCREASE CONGRESSIONAL SALARIES Wnshlngton, Nov. 11. A movement II on foot to Increase congress onnl snbir'ei from J7.500 to HOW or 12.rro For ' members of tho Seuato and House a JS.Od Increase would cost f2,CV.Ono. Tur:il nr utal salaries would li $7,0'in,"