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REQUESTS MERGER FHE CALEOONIAN- The Weather Showers tonight and Wednesdav. Not much Y A Ncwspaper Coverintj the Entire Northeast Section of Vermont State Every Working Day. J change in temperature. Increasing winds. LATEST EDITION VOL. VII NUMBER VS7 ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1922 PRICE TWO CENTS TOGH RECORD (TDoQF P1F N Jy MJd! IL iASJI OR WAMi Y v Cloe To Slashing of Mrs. Mills' Throat Clifford Hayes Pleads Not . Guilty To Murder In First Degree (By the Associated Press) .SO.MKIiVII.LE, X. .., Oct. 10 Xineteen year old Clif ford Hayes of New Brunswick today pleaded not guilty of murderiny tlie Rev. EriVaid W. Hall and .Mrs. Eleanor R. 31ills and was heid by Just ice of the Peace Stuphen without HAD THRILLING B II. Weston Rankin ol' Battleship Maryland Visits Newport H. We.-ton Rankin is iiome on furlough l'or a few day.- vi.-iting his parem.-, Kev. and Mrs. H. B. ìlixn kin, at the end 01 m.s iii.-t years cnii.-tment in the Uniteli States Navy. ins .-hip, the Maryland, the Mag ;hip ami large.-t or' tiiO Atlantic fleet, has ju-t returned from tne Biazihan centenniat celebration held at K io rie Janeiro. Un the;r return trip Iiome flving the tlags of the Secretar)' of State, Charles Fvan- Huphes, Atimiral ilillary 1'. Jones maintained a twenty-two knot clip without the slightest mi.-hap or ttiminuation of high speed from Rio de Janeiro to Isew loik, beating the record by live houis. Secretai y Hughe.- ùiid "1 fr.lt a keen sen.-e of jfrivilege in being aule to travel 011 this fine .-hip bu ca U.-e or my adniiration for tli-' men of the l'nited States Navy. ani! 0! this exceptional ojjportunity to olj.-erve 1 ìi e handling ot the .-hip on the long and coniinuous voy age. I bave found even g rea ter ileligh. in ob.-erving the disclipii.e rlaily rlrill, good humor, fidolity and .-kill of the men of the .-hip ansi e.-pecially their mani fot pride in their sei"vice. The Maryland Miri ber per-onnel reilect the high est credit upon the government." Mr. Rankin has many intere.-ting Mid thrilling' cxpei iena s to relate a- when the Maryland .-truck a typhoon olì" the Bermuda.- and al! band.- were kept lielow rle-ck for ninety-six hours with .trict oi'lr'i f roni" the Captain to let notliiny slar-ken the .-per.-rl of the thirty four thou-and tons ocean rr-y-liound. U'e.-ton said neither he nor any of the other.- ,-lcpt durine thi- time. One of the most chi-ri.-lied lo--. ir,ì, - i1- the rertifici'te of initia tion into the Solenni My-terie- of the Aneient Onler of the I leep, M;n'd by N'r ptunus Jlex and ly hi- scribi', l'avy Jones. Ali who cross the equator mu.-t be initiati'd and the riu-- aie not -urli a- would be desii.-d a -econd time. ri thr' -uiloi- tica-uie from the I iuli-i" Main. Mi'. Rankin le for the Iliooklvn their erlificat': f the JUtyrinw i'.'cs 'r'dnr'.-day N'avv vani wherr' he i.- to !ie .-tatione aiy whi'ii he cxptct the Pacific coa-t. 1 unt il J- r'hru to br- i-ut to Use American Tablets. Live Ford Tnurinp Car. Keistration XuniLer 144ÒO. Mfp:. Number .")S217S. Address comiiuìhications to YV. II. Woi-then. Sheriiì', St. JdhnsLurv, Vt. l'hnnoin.'i. 0 il W AEM hail l'or grand jury action. Au- thorities who anounced yesterday with a show of conlìdence that ihe Hall-Mills mystery had been solv cd, met with less satisfaction with thcii- case today. It was said another lead was be ing worked ujion which would "change ihe entire complexion of the case." This lead, jt was .said, pointer! away from young Hayes and woulr! explain the slashing of Mrs. Mills' vhroat. Raymond Schneider, upon whose aceusation Hayes was arrested, was iield today as a material fit ness and was being questioned l'ioni time to time about discrep- janeies in his story as conipared witn jacts of other storie. One of the most glaring discre jianeies in Schncider's story is his asseition that neither he nor Hay- . . . . . i . e es toucnea ine nome.- excepi 101 j the filching of the watch which he aceuses nayes: It was established by a belated autopsy that Mrs. Mill's throat was cut tròni ear to ear and her head almo.-t severed. Schneidr could not explain th is. Neither could he explain how the bodies carne to be laid out carefully, side by sid,e as if for burial. He was e(uul!y unsatisfactory as to how the love letters written by Mrs. Mills to the minister carne to be scatterei! about the scene or who propped one of the miiiister's cards affai nst the sole of his slioe, a,s if to make .-ure of identification. His story does tally remarkably however, with the first statement attributed to Mrs. Hall after the niurders wre discovcred that her theory of the doublé slaying was "mistaken identity." This state ment latrr was repudiatetd by Miss Sally Peters, confidante of Mrs. Hall, who said the rector's widow could imagine no exct-pt possibly that of for the murders. motive, robberv, TEACHERS TO ADD 1600 TO POPULATION Convention Opens Here Thursday Aftcrnoon at Armory St. John-bury s population is niven as 8.7iil but that number will ho swelled one-fifth by the in (lux of l(iot) nien aii'l women w!io will a'trnd the T'irr! annual con vention of the Vermont Teachers' Associatimi. The teachers con velle here Thursday for the open ing sessions which will be follow ed by numerous meetinjrs Friday and Saturrlay. Tlie St. Johnsbury Commercial club heailed by Piesident J. Clark Aiiiey, is niaking ali arranue-ment- l'or the convention wdiirh is u.xinjr the best rr'sources being tapperl by locai committees of barri workeis. Piesident Amey is cxcrcisinjT neneral supervi.sion over the hou-inu' and entertainment of the small army of teachers who are rominir to St. Johnsbury. A liu-ir i- man than Arthur F. I Sione, .-ecretary of the Commer- r ial Club, would be dilficult to find i.t this time. He was located teday alniost huried in a (lood of Ir ttei s ati'l iur'i ies that the post-., man had brouuht in. His telephone 'nny.- continuali)". Mr. Stone's task con.-i.-ts in as-iunin the teachers to ìoom.s that liavc been otrered I Continued on Page Four GUGGENHEIM. AMERICAN COPPER MAGNATE, DEAD ' SOUTHAMPTON, Eng., Oct. 10 Isaac (Juggcnheim. American capitalist and cnpjier magnate, died ,-uddenly here today. Ju.-t be-! foie ìetiring Mr. Guggenheim comjdained of jiains in the che-t j which he attributed to inrligestion. He was trea-urer and a director of I the Aberican Smelting anrl Kefin-! 'nz Cu. Ile '.mi- the iddc.-t .-un nf Meyer Guiigeiiheun, founder of the familv in America. ' A STIT( II TIME TEACHER TRAINING CONFERENCE Principals and Faculties oi Vermont's ( lasses Meet In Muscum The head- and facultv of the 14 teacher training classes in Vermont, about 30 instructors are in conferencr' heie toriay and to morrow, complr'ting their work be ffi re the opening ses.-inris are bo ing held in the Fairbanks museum opi'ning at l.;!0 this afternoon. Miss Katherine Aage.-en of Montpelier, head of the teacher training work in Vermont, is in rharge of tlie conference ami die opening subject, "Some Standard.-! and Policies", was ably haiviled by I Miss Caroline S. Woo'iiufT of St. Johnsbury, iirincijial of the Castle- ton Normal -elioni. The other speaker.- this after noon are Prof. I.. II. Wallace of the University of Vermont, M :.-s Iìessie Verder of I.yndon Institute, Miss Bessie Grave.- of Pethel, I Miss Henrietta Sperle of the Uni- I vrrsity of Vermont. ! This evening lì. C. liougla.-s of I the University of Vermont, will ! speak on "Teaching Procedure",; Mrs. Margaret Kelley of Johnson, "The Daily Program", and Mrs. Beatrice Sheridan of Swanton, "The Training Class anrl the Com munity." C. IJ. l'empsey, suprijntendent of erlucution, will be with the ;n stiuctors in the sessions of W'erl nesday ami in the evening ali will br. the guets at rlinner rf Princi jial O. I. Mathewson of Lyndon institute. Iiinner will be served ir. Mathewson Hall at the Insti tute. BRIDEGROOM TARRIES : BRIDE HAS HIM PINCHED FRANKLIN, N. H., Oct. 10 Haisy Wheeler, 2- attired in laces anrl carrying a bouquet, waited in vain for the bridr'groom, Clarence Iniscoll, 2K, yesterday. Both aie resirlents of this city and were to bave been manieri at St. Paul' church. After waiting sevrral hour.-, ami ascertainin-r that l'ri--cnll had not aiijiearerl at the church Miss Wheeler gave him up as lo.-t and conijdaincrl to the jmlice. A warrant has been is-ued for the arrctt of J.'riscoll on a civil iliarge. ii ' : " l Fi y& rKbvtn s so llira w v 1 LATE NEWS PORTLAND Me, Oct. PO Samuel L. Tousins who cut his throat in the county jail last night while awaiting removal to the state pnscn for lite for the murder of ins wife, showed some nnprove ment toda, it was saia at tne hos pital. Ettorts were made to asbci -tain how Tousins secured the saiety raor witn wincn ne cut his tnroat. BOSTON, Oct. 10 A federai grand jufy today began an investi gatian ot the disappearance ot seized liquar valued at more than $50,000 irom the Bay state Storage warehouse in Springfield early last summer. William J. McCarthy, former prohibition agent, who made the seizures, was among the witnesses. NEW TRIAL FOR CHARLES PONZI SET FOR OCT. 23d BOSlON, Oct. IH '1 Ile trial o.' Charles Ponzi on a .-tate iniiict ment chargiug bini with larrcny and conspiracy to lefnmd invr's tors will start 011 Octobcr 2-'lrd, ih superior court hi'ie it was an nounced today. Ponzi is now serv ilità a ferleial -cntenco of lìvf yrar.-. Thr- Attorney (ìenr-rnl oflicr' alleg l'S that Ponzi fal.-ely vepre.-en'.e I that he was doing - a largì; and profitable busine-s i-i i'oreign ex changr- and that he was paying "i0 )er cent interest in i") days out oi profits he made l'ioni dealings in the coujions. I-IND FARLE AT FAULT , IN WOOD ACCIDENT ! BOSTON, Oct. 10 Frank A. I Goodwill, .-tati' registrar of motori vehirles lepnrting today un the lesults of his iniiui rir.'s into die' niotor accidents la-t Augu-t in which William Woo.l was kille I 1 found "serinus fault" on the jiurt ! of Arthur H. Farle of Lexington, whose car was mar YVoods' on , the Reaiimg io:id w lien ;he crash ! occurred. Farle is now serving a j threr; month-' si'ntencc l'or rlriving 1 so as to endanger the J)ublic sei- ! vice. Keei.-trar Grodwin '-upplemented bis fornai finding with a statement, "there was no que-tion that Wood 1 and Karl were raciug." President William M. Wood of the American, Woolen Company met yjr. Goo I- ( win's a.-.-ertion with a statement that "he was utterly unable to n -concile it with the facte." i By MORRIS WITH RACERSj Xcwport Trainer Home! Alter Vcry Successful j Scason j l ied Pickel has arrived at his i Lume in Newport with his talde of race liorsr-s and reports a very sue- ce.-sful sea.-nn, having won about 1 iblee laree stake two $."000 by, j .SFJ.ooo. He i'iw.:i l the season :it I Piockton. Mass. where he won tluee largo stakes, two J.'iOilO purs e.; bv Cam and Wor'iiy Son, own- ed by Frerl Toby of Plymouth, N. j li., and one ?l,O0H jjur.se won by 1 Cailhurst, St. Frisquin ami Mt. j Ki.-vo, Bo.-ton owners. ! Held l'or Thci t of Auto at Lyndon W'ililam liickr rman of Gilman formerly of Lyndonville, is in Cal eilonia County jail awaiting a hear ing on the cliarge of theft of a hevrolet touring car owned by Michael Rowen on Sunday. Mr. Powen works for the Parker VounK coiiiian- and lives in one of the hoUs.cs on thr' Vail estatte. He l'.riu.-ed his car in a -h.rd on the l'Iace. IMckerman woi ked baying at the Vail iilarc last. .-unimer. Ile ha . mee -etured a job at Gilman. Ac cordiiig to Sln rilf Wilbur Worth r n who took Dickr rimili into cu--tody. Ilickerni'tn attenderl a dance at Lyndon Corner Saturday night and then went to Grae. raiage where he is aìleged to bave .-ecured some automobile keys. Ile tìien went to the Vail place where he unlocked thr; Rowen car and Jiushed it out of the .-hed and got away without being deterted. Sheritr Woitbeii loc:ited the cal ale! liickrrman at Gilman and l'iought him to St. Johnsbury and locked him up. SUNCOOK MILLS OPEN AFTER STRIKE SL'NCOOK S'incook ir.il!.- N. IL, Oct. 10 The ouened in part to- diy. They had been .-hot down lice l-chruary. The .' l-hmir week arai the wage .-cale in effect before the ,-trike are in force. LE MURDER Kemalists Given Until Today To Sign GETS JAIL FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED M. Lebounty Sentenccd In Newport Court Judjfe . M. Wii'Kht marie short work 0" the casts in Newport Municipal court Mondav morninK'. M. Lctiounty, Henry Boutot and Edward Freehart of Lowell were arrested Saturday night and loded in Orleans County jail to await a hearing. They were chaiRed with intoxication and pleaded guilty Lebounty was l'ined $50 anrl 5 days in jail for drivinp a car while under the influence of intoxicatinK liriuor. Hountot anrl Freehart were each given $ó and costs for intoxica tion. The ca.-e of Mabel Leith v.s Israel Perrier was calieri Monday afternoon when Orleans County court convened this week at New port. The jury imjjanellerl to try the case are H. M. Bailey, Her bert H. Blake, Carroll Cusnman, C. W. Dexter, C. M. Hitchcock, F. II. Jenne, George Katen, W. H. Kidder, C. G. Niles, Robert .1. Patter.-on, S. C. Wilcox, E. E. Bur ro WS. Mrs. Mabel Leith of Newjjort through her counscl, A. W. Kar man brings an action in trover agalnst Israel Perrier of Charles ton, Who is representerl bv E. A. t'ook of Orleans and W. W. Reir rlon of Barton. In May 1!(21 Mrs. Leith leaserl her farm, known as the Norris and later the.Cummings farm in West Charleston of 200 or more acres to the said Israel Perrier of Canada. Perrier is a band and for that reason she diri band and for that reason she diri not take the legai pfecautions to bave e very detail of the bargain mude in writing. Mrs. Leith now charges that she is entitled to dam ages to the amount of $700 for becch, maple and butternut logs, eighty cords of wood and house hold furnshings which the defenrl ant appropriateti and refused to give up for ventai the defendant was to p:iy the interest on the mortgage the taxes and insurance. It is expr'Cted the ca.-e will be fin istied today. J. Aron Loses Auto Liccnse Sr'cri'la.' of State Harry A. llacK has g penalties in iven out the following cases of niotor law violations: , J. Aron, Lyndonville, susjicnded (10 days, ilh'ged that on or about Sept. 20 in St. Johnsbury he was guilty of causing an accident by careless and negligent rlriving and : leaving the scene without report- i ing. j W illiam T. Corey of Hubbard- ton, susjw'iirled sixty days for aì leged guilty at Fairhaven 011 July 7 fur carr less and negligent rlriving. i Kufus Houghton of Brattleboro su-pended indetinilely for 'illeged ' l'nusing of a serious accident by j careless and negligent rlriving at j Groonfield, Mass., on Sejt. 11. John Bagonzi of Woodsville, N. IL, right tr operate in this state suspended, convicted in Orleans county niunir ipal court of operat ing while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. William I. Matienrain, N'orili 1 Strattoni, N. IL, suspended indeli- initrdy, involvr.'d in fatai accident at West Stewartstown, N. IL, on Oi't. Fred R. West, Montpelier, re-1 voked for at lea.-t one year, con- vicini Oct. ." in justice court at 1 Bethel of (qierating while under ' the inlluence of intoxicating lllUI)i'. Albert F. Snay, Newport, re- j oked for at lea.-t one year, con- I victed Oct. 2 in Oilean- county: munici.al court of ojierating while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. I Edward N. Bibhy, M. !., Crafts- ' bury, revokerl for at lca.-t one year ' convicted in justice court at Harrl v ick Sejit. 2! of opcrating while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. U S. STEEL CANNOT FILL AL NEW YORK, Oct. 10 Unfillcd oiders nf the l.'nit'd Stat"s Steel ( 'oi pni a t mn wi" c announci.'d ioday as ',l','.il.(ill7 tons as again.-t "i,l."")0, W'j 011 Augu.-t 1. Allied Terms Include Evac uatici! of Thrace By Greeks Within 1 5 Days 1 (Bv ihp Associated Press) COXSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 10 The signin; of the proto col armistice at Mudania is expected to take place at 5 o'clock this afternoon, accordino; to an announcement by the Hava.s ayency, the semi-oflicial French news oi'yanization. Lieut. SEEKS TO UNITE VERMONT ROADS WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 The Boston anrl Maini' rail'oad has filed a request with the Interstate Commerce Commission for jier mission to merge completely with in its own copyright corporation several subsidiaries. Thi'.-e fom panies are the Sullivan County railroad, the Vermont Valle" rail road, the Barre and Chelsea rail road, the Montjjelier and Wells River railroad and the York Har bor and Beach railroad. REPORT 100 KILLED IN QUARRY ACCIDENT WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 Ac cidente at stone quarries thtougout the United States in 1021 resulter! in the death of 100 employees anrl the injuries to l(),01."j according to figures compiled by the bureau of mines. Based ujon a standarr! of "00 days the reports show a fatal ity rate of 2.00, per thousand em ployees, an injury rate of 174.ÓÓ. The numbers of persons employerl and the number of accidente in Vermont were 4,BJ() employees and .'!o'l accidents. CLEMENCEAU WILL TRAVEL ALONE IN U. S. NEW YORK, Oct. 10 Former Premier ' Clemenceau of Frante will travel alone when he comes to the United States next nionth according to Colorici E. M. House, "one of the Kaiser's closest per sonal friemls" in the United States. In more than .'!() addresses he will teli the duty of each jjeo)jle in the U'emendous world crisis created by the war. CONVENTION Headquarters At Iiaptist Church Kailroad Street Ueginninp; Wednesday and'eontinuing througli the convention. Telephone 799 I'lease do not cali Mr. Stone's house after Tuesday night hut cali 7'JD. I'riends who have invited teachers to their homes are asked to report the names to Mr. Stone for the card index. So far as possihle it is hoped that the housekeepers will give their guests the hreakfasts as the ho.tels and restaurants will have ali they can handle. Not knowing how many teachers are coniing the ('ommercial Club have asked ali who can take teachers through the conven tion to notify Mr. Stone. The reponse to this appeal has been very generous and un les there is an unexpocted rush at the last minute, our visitors will be aniply provided for. Those having autoniobiles that can be availablo for transportation are asked to conununicate with J. H. Irooks. Thirty cars are wanted at the Baptist Church at I).(K) o'clock Thursday morning. Telephone Mr. Iìrooks, 2 il, that you will liei p. Those who have cars can help material ly in transporting their gitests to and from the various meetings if the guest.s are as signed in homes some distance from the Armoi-y. THE COMMERCIAL CLUB 5P. IVI. Armistice Gen. Harrington and his stafF, who arrived Mere on the Iron Duke at 1.45 this morning exjjects to return to Mudania at .'i jj. m. When he was met at the pier on his arrivai by the correspondents, Gen. Harrington said: - "The convention we submitted to the Nationalists last evening is Great Britain's last word. It now rests with Angora whether the worlrl shall have peace or war". "The reviserl armistice conven tion" adrled the general, "js a grat ifying manifestation of Alberi sol idarity in war or peace. It is my eaMest hope that the Turks will appreciate the liberality of oui terms. If they reject them wo are prepared for ali eventualities." MUDANIA, Oct. 10 The Allied general rirew up their final armis tice convention bere last evening i'nd submitted it to Ismet Pasha, the Turkish nationalist represen tative. The Angora government was given until ii p. m., today to accept or reject it. The convention Continued on Lasc Page OUTBREAK IN DUBLIN JAIL IS BROKEN UP LONDON, Oct. 10 An outbreak occurred in Mt. Joy iail, Dublin, this niorniiiir when Irregulars jiris onei:; attacked the guarrls with re volver which had been smuggled in, says an Evening News dispatch from Dublin. One guard was shot and killer! and live others wounded. The militar)' guard returned the lire, killer! one irregular jnisoner, and wounded others. Tlie escapc of prisoners was prevented.