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VOL. VII NO. r0. BAKKE, VT., TUESDAY, MAY 12, 190. Pit ICE, OXE CENT. THE BAmJUM ttt LjLjjL OPERATIONS SUSPENDED Big Tie-Up in New York Building Trades HUNDRED THOUSAND IDLE Work is Practically Suspended On Monster Subway and Italians Ex cavators Refuse to Arbitrate. New York, May 12. New York is till strike bound, the only clearing in the horizon being the announcement that the rival bodies of carpenters now warring on each other would join hands. The subway strikers do not take kindly to the idea of arbitration, and in the Brooklyn navy yard there is still a tie up on the battle ship Con necticut The day is witnessing a complete tie up of building interests estimated at about $1)0,000,000. Between 75,000 and 100,000 men are out of employ ment, meaning a loss of daily wages in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Brotherhood of Carpenters, which has been the aggressor all along, has decided to make application for mom bersdiip in the United Board of Build ing Trades, of which the Amalgamated association ii a member, and thus al low the, united organization to bring about peace. This notion is to be taken, it is as serted, in order that labor may com bine In the-fight which is now being waged against the lockout of drivers) and teamsters instituted by the Lum ber Dealers' association and the Mate rial Men's association, As a result of this lockout, which Is backed by state and national associa tions of both branches of industry, ali building In the boroughs of the Bronx and Manhattan Is at a standstill, and the declaration has been made that there will be no resumption of it until the employers win their fight against the uuiouUiug of thu kuviber and brick yard. KuKintrn Start o War. While peace appeared In one section, war has developed in another. At the time the carpenters announced that they might sign a peace protocol the Standard engineers started a new tie up. This was due to the strike of the Iron workers on the new custom house, the Knickerbocker hotel at Forty-second street and Broadway, the new Belmont hotel, the power house at Fourteenth street and Avenue A, the 'U'eehawken grain elevators and Buseh's iron pier at Coney Island. Contractors throughout the city de clared that the action of the unions did not make the situation any worse, for all work would cease as soon as the present surplus of supplies was ex hausted anyhow. Members of the committee appointed by the Central Federated union to con fer with the rapid transit subcontract ors in behalf of the striking laborers have not yet given up hope of bring ing their Italian brothers to an ac ceptance of the arbitration idea. Vito Tacelli, the leader of the Ital ians, however, said "the mcu will only go back when their demands for $2 for eight hours' work is granted. They will stay out six months if necessary to gain that point." - It was admitted that with the ex ception of the Harlem river tunnel, where McMuIlen & McBean have a hundred nonunion men working, there Will be absolutely nothing done on the rapid transit system for the preseiit. Wealthy uptown builders and dealers In building supplies, determined to keep things moving, have been guid ing their own teams, loaded with build ing material, through the streets. The n t'nnnrtl Liners. London, May 12. Telegrams from Liverpool say the displacement of the new 25 knot Cunard line steamers will be 82,000 tons and that they will have Wj.OiJU horse power. Slate Sn For a Million. Louisville, Kr., May 12.-Suit for $1,. 000.000 taxes has been filed by the state of Kentucky against the South ern Pacific Railroad company. Quarantine Lam, The first quarantine laws heard of were In force at Constantinople about the year 510 A. D, Lobitcr' Efsgn. The eggs of the lobster are attached to her by minute appendages called swlmmereta and are carried by her from the fall of the year until the fol lowing summer, when they are hatched out One War ot Slaking: Vinegar. You can make your own white wine vinegar by adding five gallons of rain water to ten pounds of mashed raisins and letting the mixture stand la a , warm place for a month. FOREST FIRES RAGING. r.ig Territory liurned Oyer in MaTHhflvld Force righting Fire, Moutpeller, May 11. Reports this even ing from Marshlield indicate that the for est fires w hich started yesterday in the vicinity of Nigger Head Pond, are spread ing and have already dime a great deal of damage. More than PR) men and boys are fighting the fire tonight It has reached a loo acre wood lot own ed by Edwin I.aue of this city and has al ready burned over a tract a mile wide and three miles long. The lot owned by Mr. Lane had never been cat over and was valued at $100 an acre. Other sufferers are Mark Mears, Homer Carpenter and Ches ter Wood. No rain has fallen in that lo cality for six weeks and everthlng In the path of the tire with the exception of standing timber burns like tinder. BLAZE AT PANTON. Thomas I'.utler dwelling limine Destroyed by Fire. Vergennes, May 11. The dwelling house of Thomas Butler In Panton, about two miles from this city, was destroyed bv fire this afternoon. The horse barn, three hay barns, hog house, ice house, 10 ton of hay, between 400 and 500 bushels of oats, about 250 bushels of potatoes, between 75 and 100 cords of stove wood, a new auto matic feeder and the fences around the buildings were also burned. Light hogs, four calves, one 3-year-old bull and some poultry perished. The flames were tirst discovered In the west end of the large barn and up .to tonight no theory as to their origin had been advanced. SCOTCHMEN CHEERED WILDLY. UrilUli KIiik anil Queen Given Royal Ora tion Thin Morning. Dalketh. Scotland, May 12. King Ed ward and Queen Alexandra, who arrived yesterday, are being enthusiastically greet ed by the Scotch populace. Twenty thous and gathered at the palace gates to greet their majesties this morning and when the royal couple appeared the usually phleg matic Scotchman broke into wild cheers. CLEVELAND CANNOT ANSWER. Incline Tu Say Whether He Would Ac ' c-t a Nomination. Middlebass, Ohio. May 12. A corres pondent of the Cleveland Press yesterday asked Groyer Cleveland if be would ac cept a presidential nomination if tendered, lie replied, "I cannot answer that ques tion at this time. 1 shonld nnlv ti Inviihicr the censure of the people." MALDEN MAN RELEASED. Arre-ted on Stiiiim of Having Murdered -Mis Slnrtevant. Maiden, Mass., May 12. Tomasso Lom bardi, the Italian under arrest on suspic ion of being connected with the murder of Miss Sturtevant of Medford last week, was discharged in district court this morning, the government having no evidence to show he was guilty of the crime. R. H. STODDARD DEAD. red Away Today After a Vetk' ni ne. New York, May 12. Richard Henry Stoddard, the poet author, died today, af ter a week's illness of rheumatism of the heart, aged seventy-eight years. WASHINGTON. C. C. Cheney is at Versbire for a few days with his sister. Mrs. Margaret Spear. Work is progressing rapidly on the par sonage and also on the barn of L. 1). Til lutson. D. M. Flint is ill, the effect of a shock which he reeeived Thursday morning, but he is reported as being on the gain. Sheriff Al. Ilutehins is reported as be ing In town Saturday night on official bus iness with F.. F, Brown and Carl Carpen ter, who bad been violating the statute In East Barre the afternoon previous. There was also one more who had not arrived at the time of Mr. Ilutehins' visit here. GRANITEVILLE. Murdo Mcl.eod willgotoChester,Mass , soon for a visit. Mrs. M. J. MeLeod, who has been quite sick, is now improving rapidly. The Woodmen will give a May day ball la Miles' hall on the evening of May 15. John McAulay Is improving the prop erty of John McKae by placing a fence about his yard. . Mrs. Norman McDonald, wife of the foreman at McDonald & Cutler's quarry, is recovering after a serious illness. Rev. Mr. Shearer, who preached at the Presbyterian church Sunday, went to his home in Sherbrooke, P. Q,, yesterday. Iloatonlnnn to Go to Henley. Boston. May 12.-The Union Boat club of this city is planning to send n fast eight oared crew to England next season to compete for the Henley Grand Challenge cup. It is purposed to get together a seasoned crew of college men whose standing shall be above reproach, and who will at the same time be on a parity with the veteran Leander crews in point of ex perience and all that goes to make up such an eight. AVet Pointer See the ricture. - New York, May 12. The second class of West Point cadets, numbering 12' men, visited the Metropolitan Museum of art. The visiting cadets were ac companied by Frofessor C. W. Larned and Captains Hagadon, Hammond and Humphrey and Lieutenant Smithers. SUPREME COURT OPENS Judge Rowell Unable to be Present ROGERS CASE THE FIRST Decisions Announced at this Fore noon's Session of the Court. Montpelier, May 12. The May term of Supreme Court opened this mornina at ten o'clock with all the judges present with tne exception oi Chief J udge Rowell who is still too sick to take up the work. The first ease to be heard Is that of In re Andrew Rogers, whe was refused ad mittance to the house of correction by Supt. Morgan, Rogers having been sent to that institution for a second offence of in toxication. FILES ITS ANSWER. Flectrie Kailroad Replie to Petition for Writ of Mandamu. The Barre and Montpelier Traction and Power company has died its answer to the petition for a writ of mandamus asked by Mayor F. M. Corry and the city of Mont pelier to compel the street railway to Issue transfers. The road claims that the transfers call ed for in the original franchise meant lines within the city limits, since that franchise gave certain boundaries where the Consol idated Lighting company should have the right to lay tracks. There Is a half mile intervening In the present line which was not Included in the original franchise. The company was later given permission to lay its tracks in this stretch to the Berlin line. The pres ent company secured its franchise from the Consolidated Lighting Company. The case will be argued at the May term of su preme court. The real question at issue is the richt of the company to charge a 10 cent fare. LITTLE GIPL BURNED. Minnie Taylor of llutlund Sustains Fatal Injuries, Rutland, May 11. Minnie, the 10-vear- old daughter of Mrs. Henry Taylor, who lives on Billings farm on the t itter Creek road, was fatally burned "early this morn ing while lighting a tire in the kitchen stove. The ilesh all over ber bodv was roasted to a crisp. She lived only a few hours. The girls parents w ere away and she was trying to build a fire to get break fast for her little brother. She had gath ered a quantity of chips into her apron and was dumping them Into the stove w hen her apron caught fi re and she was immediately enveloped in flames. The child ran out of the house screaming and nobody was near. I wo men happened along a little later and went to her assist ance but it was too late to save the girl. TRACTION COMPANY SUED. Unrlington Woman Brings Action Aguint Montpelier Koad. Montpelier, May 11. The Bane & Montpelier Power & Traction Co. was sued this afternoon in the sum of $1.,000 by Mary Randall of Burlington. Papers were served on H. K. Bush of Barre, clerk of the corporation. The plaintiff alleges that October 11, 1902, she rode from Barre to Montpelier and had the car stopped that she might get off but while still on the platform of the car it started, throwing her to the pavement and injuring her. She alleges that alreaay she has paid out $,100 for medical treatment as a result of the fall. WEST TOPSHAH. C. W. Bagley was in Bradford last week on business. F. A. Church and wife were in Groton over Sunday. II. M. Jackson is at home from Groton for the summer. George H. Hiaht was in Montoelier last week on business. Den Shurtletl of Barre was in town sev eral days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Blanchard of Brockton, Mass., are visiting Mrs. Rlaneh ard's pareuts, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Thurs ton. Mrs. C. J. Bowen is stopping at her home for a few days. Mrs. Bowen and daughter Vernie will spend the summer here after the first of June. The scholars have increased so fast in the village that School Director (. W. Bagley has employed another teacher, Miss Ola Cunningham has charge of the lower school. EAST BARRE. The Linns company playtdat the opera house last night to a very large audience which was well pleased. They also carry a dog show and have moving pictures and illustrated songs. They will play tonight and tomorrow night. Trindle & Averill have just received a large assignment of kerosene oil stoves , VICTORY FOR GODDARD Seminary Boys Defeated K.U.A. SCORE WAS CLOSE, 2 TO 7 Game Full of Errors, and Heavy Hit ting With Some Good Plays By Home Team Good hard work won the first game yes terday afternoon against Kimball Union Academy by a score of 8 to i. Goddard did better work at bat and played with more life than has characterized ber for mer games. Goddard found Buss, the K. U. A. pitcher, in the first Inning and pounded out for five runs and their op ponents scored once. This inning gave Goddard a sure lead which she kept during the rest of the game, although the visitors kept gaining by one score each inning uatu the sixth when they batted Lewis out of the box and run in three more scores making the standing 8 to 7, Goddard having added three runs since the first Inning, one in second and two in the fourth. It began to look as though Goddard was doomed again but Eraser was taken from first and put into the box and the visitors thought they had struck a cyclone. Eraser had not been in the box before but he showed np remarkably well and K. U. A. was not able to score again during the last three innings thus saving the game for Goddard who also did not score after the fourth Inning. Goduards infield work was loose at times bnt the outfielders did especially good work. Butler went over the left field fence and captured the ball among the board piles and Pike at center field caught two high flies. K.. I . A. was weak in its infield work making several costly errors. In the second inning Buchanan who was the first man up for Goddard landed the first ball pitched over the bank for a clean home run making the home team's only soore in that inning. Goddard shows much improvement since her first game and with the aid of Eraser in the box she stands a giod change to win more gainos. K. U. A. plays Edmunds High school at Burlington today. The score : Goddard. P.O. E. A. A B, It. IB. Berry, 2b. 1 1 4 5 2 1 Buchanan, c. "10 5 3 1 Murray, r. f. 1 0 2 5 0 2 Seaver, s. s. 4 4 2 4 0 2 Eraser, lb. p. - tS 2 0 5 1 1 Grant. Ob. . 2 1 2 4 1 2 Butler, 1. f. 2 0 0 4 1 1 Iwis, p. 0 0 1 4 0 0 Pike, c. f. 2 0 0 4 0 2 Smith, r. f . 2 0 0 0 0 0 27 9 11 42 S 12 - K. U. A. P.O. A. E. A.B, R. IB. Buss, p. 14 10 2 0 Hubbard, lb. 0 12 5 1 1 P. Bates, s. s. 3 12 4 11 W. Bates, c. 2 b. 4. 2 2 5 0 1 Downing, r. f., ; ' 2 - 0 5 1 1 Willev, 1. f. .; 1 0 5 0 1 Marsh, 3 b. 2 0 2 5 0 0 BrowD, c. 4 114 0 0 Tucker, c. f. 1 1 0 4 2 1 27 13 10 33 7 7 Seminary Earned runs 2, three base hits, P. Bates: first on ball off Lewis 2, Eraser 1, Bass 1; first base on errors, God dard K. U. 8; two base hits Hub bard, Grant: home runs, Buchanan; struck out by Buss 3, Lewis 3, Eraser 3: hits off Buss 7, Lewis 12, Eraser 0. Um pire Brown. Time 1 hr. 55 min. - Score by innings: G. S. 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 S K. U. A. 1 1 0 1 1 3 0 07 LEAGUE BASE BALL. Vliilndolplila l A luoricuu Won 11 Inning: tiauin From Chicago. Yesterday's American League scores: At Chicago Philadelphia 4, Chicago 2, (11 innings.) At St. Louis St. Louis 2, Washington 0. At Cleveland Cleveland f, Boston 5. At Detroit New York 3, Detroit 2. American Lengne Standing. Won. Lost. Pet. Chicago 11 8 .M7 l'tiila.' Xi 7 .lito New-York 9 8 Boston 9 S .fuO Won. Lost. ret. ft. Lonis 7 7 ,fo0 I'levehiml (! . 8 .4"J Itftrmt 7 111 .4TJ Washg'n 5 U .3U Yesterday's National League scores: At Pittsburg Clnslnnatl 3, Pittsburg 1. At New York New York 0, Brooklyn 1. National League Standing;. Won. Lost. IVt. i Won. Lost. Tot. New York 1". 4 .TVS Brooklyn 111 10 Chicago 14 s . ..! i Cincinnati W II Piltsliuig 11 1' .1117 St. I.oni 6 1-i lioston U 9 iXX) I rhilad pliaS 15 ' College Scores. At Burlington U. V. M. 7, Tnfts 0 Work of Firenion Appreciated. I desire through your paper to express my appreciation of the very etltclent man ner in which the firemen handled the fire at my place last week. I also wish to thank the neighbors and friends for the many courtesies extended me and mine, K. M. Lyon. Evening Drawing School, The Evening Drawing school will start tonight, and we expect every scholar to be present, at Averill's hall, Main street. MR. CURRIER EXPLAINS PURCHASE OF CURBING Street Commissioner Gives Same Facts and Figures la Regard to Same. Mr. Editor: Will you allow me a little space for a few words on the paving ques tion. I deem this advisable In view of the fact that both of the local dailies have made mention of this matter In a way which was more or less misleading, and also in view of the communication from Donald Smith, published In the Evening Telegram of May 8th, which leaves the subject in a worse mix up than ever, as it contains incorrect and misleading state ments. If I remember correctly In all the newspaper discussion of this matter and in its discussion at a recent city meeting, 1 have been given full credit or discredi: for the purchase of paving made by the city. The facts are, these purchases were made in accordance with the unanimous judgment of the whole board of st reet com missioners, after what we considered care ful deliberation, and under good advice from those in whom we had confidence. I make this statement not to relieve myself from credit or discredit In the matter, but simply to let the public know I am not act ing alone in this matter. Whether the street commissioners made a mistake or not when they purchased paving for $34 per thousand on the cars at quarry will appear later. In regard to this communi cation I must take full responsibility, as the other two members of the board of street commissioners are not In the state at this writing. If I state anything but facts they will correct me. About the middle of last March a man came Into the oilice of the street depart ment and introduced himself -to me and said he was a paving cutter and that he and two of his friends had about 20,000 paving block w hich he should like to sell the city. lie Informed me that these 20,000 blocks were what they had made since last November when they had stop ped working for Eagan and Morse who would not lurnish them work In the win ter. They were anxious to get their mon ey out of the blocks. He said he had of fered to sell the blocks to Eagan at $32.50 per thousand which was to be the prevail ing price this year, and that Eagan had refused to pay them that price. V'e ask ed him what he would sell the blocks to the city for and guarantee them all good blocks. He said $35, that he could not afford to sell them to the city as cheap as '. to Eagan as he must lose time in coming down here to sell his blocks, to get his pay, to see tnem an loaned ana to stand the shrinkage if there were any culls j louna in them. j Atiout two weeks later the commission ers decided to make the purchase and I j closed the trade at $34, after spending ; one half day in going to the quarry. I know full well that we were paying Mr. I Cameron $30 on 20,000 paving blocks for the items above mentioned. e are still looking for any one w ho will furnish any man as good blocks at a less price or even at the same price, if $1.50 ona thousand paving blocks is too much for what Mr. Cameron did why does not some one come forward who is willing to do it for less? We advertised for bids on ,80,000 pav log. Two bids were received for them on the cars at quarry, both made on the basis of the same size block which) we purchased from Mr. Cameron. They were Morse and Eagan $30 and Mr. Grant $38. i0 one $5 and the other if l.OO mote than the street commissioners paid Mr. Cameron. The other bid which we received was for a block from 7 1-2 to U deep land on the ground where it was to be used at $."0 per thousand. Morse aud Eaitan's bid for the same block was $10 at quarry. 1 hardly know why the Albany price of paving was drawn into this discussion, ex cept that both Mr. Eagan and Donald Smith told me that the price in Albany was to be $i'(5 per thousand this year anil that the price here would be figured on that basis.' Using Mr. Smith's date what would paving cost at Albany:' Cost load ed at quarry $32.50 plus freight to Barre city $0.ti0, plus freight from Barre city to Albany $ US, or $57.10 if sold at $('., In Albany, the jobbers' profit is $7.00 per thousand, the same jobbers want, as is shown by their bid, $6.50 profit for it load ed on the cars at the quarry. These same men have told me they were not In busi ness for their health, which I believe to be true. Why do we bring the paving from the hill now and dump in on the meadow? Simply because we believe it advisable to have a small supply in the city to keep the pavers busy in ease of a delay in get ting cars from tha hill after the work is commenced. These paving we expect will cost on the street as follows: loaded on cars, $34, freight fciS.Ki, unloading $ l5 trucking $2 55, total $14.10. Now just a word In regard to the gener osity of E. L, Smith & Co., a company composed of two of our shrewdest, bright est and most highly esteemed business men, men of means and with all, mighty good fellows. What Is it this Co. will give the city free? Is it free paving? Not quite that! Will they furnish' it to the city at 32.50 per M., the same price they are selling It to Morse aud Eagan? No! But they will give the city the privilege of carrying away a portion of the grout heap free, is this grout under a derrick? No! Is it by the side of the It. It. track? No! Will they sharpen tools for the city? No! Will they let the city put paving cutters on the quarry on the same conditions that Morse and Eagan have? No! Why not? Because they don't want to! How do I know all this? Because Donald Smith has told me so within ten days. If this company wants to be generous to the city and without losing a dollar why don't it do what it told Abram Mann it would do only a short time since, i. e., Furnish all the paving it wants and as it wants it at $32 per thousand blocks. You are good business men but I do not see, just now, how the city can take any of your grout heap as a donation. Most qnarrymen pay a little to have grout removed. j Mr. Currier did not tell any one that . the city would not purchase from middle J men. What he did say was In answer to this statement that the middle men would want from $5 to $10 for their services and was that he did not think the city would pay a middle man any more for paving than it would any oue else. Now if it is wrong for the city to purchase paving di - PROBING THE MYSTERY Inquest Shows Tilden House Fire Incendiary, MEN SEEN RUNNING AWAY One Was Tall and Dressed in Black, Other Was Shorter Both Ran Into Bolster Avenue. An Inquest into the cause of the fire which damaged the Tilden property on North Main street Sunday morning was started this morning In the office of John W. Gordon and was not finished at three o'clock this afternoon. The testimony heard this forenoon proved beyond doubt that the fire was of an incendiary origin, and an effort is now being made to clace the responsility. The evidence tendered to implicate two men who were seen run ning away from the place, one a tall man dressed in black clothing aud the other a shorter Individual. The inquest Is being heard beforeGrand Juror Scott and is beineeouducted bvCitv Attorney John W. Gordon. The testimony is being taken down verbatim and will be turned over to the county clerk for use by the prosecuting otlicer in case the evi dence warrauts arrests. Those who were sworn this forenoon were J. F. Bowe and D. E. Foster, the latter of whom rang in the alarm, John L. Kellev, the driver of the milk team, who saw the men running, II. C. Whitaker, an early arrival at the scene of the fire, Chief of Police Patrick Brown and Fireman W. D. McDonald. The last two testified as to the fact that traces of fire wore to be seen iu three dif ferent rooms, with no evidence of the flames having been communicated from one to the other, being in the front room, the library and the rear part. Whether tire was set in more than one place In the rear they were unable to state as the rear part was so badly burned. Each tes tified that in his opinion the fire was set. Fireman McDonald stated that the front door was locked and the door leadina from the hall into the parlor, where one blaze was located, was closed when he got there. The most important testimony of the forenoon was that of the milkman, Kel ley, who said he was on Bolster Avenue about half past four when two men ran past him from Main street. He did not take particular notice of them but thought their actions peculiar. When he drove onto Main street he saw the smoke issuing from the Tilden house. That was "before the fire alarm rang. J. A. Lucas was the lit st man on the stand this afternoon. DENIES STATEMENTS, IN TOTO. Mr Frmler feav lie Will Sue the Times for ruhlmlilug Ntatenirnt. To the public: In last evening's Times there' appeared a communication signed A , Citizeu. accusing me of gathering in the drunk that appear on Granite St. iu front of Mr Gallagher's saloon and stowing them away in my undertaking rooms until they are sutiiciently sober to go home or to go out and get more drink. Now then Citizen I wish to say that there is not one word of truth in the whole article. Every word referring to me is a lie.. After read ing the article I went to the Times oilice and demanded of the publisher, Mr. F. E. Langley, the name of the Citizen who wrote the article, but was refused. Mr. Langley stated that the party . w as a re sponsible one, and that I could sue the paper and he (Mr. Langley) would call him as a witness at the proper time (which 1 propose to do.) I told Mr. Langley' and I want to tell the public that in my opinion that if any deputy sheriff or any under taker, did any of the things charged in the article which appeared In last even ing's Times, he is not a fit person to be either a deputy sheriff or an undertaker. Neither would he be in my opinion a good citizen. In this article I want to inform the pub lic that I am not in any way, directly or indirectly, connected with tlie saloon that is in my block. It has been insinuated that I was, hence the above explanation.. Respectfully, Henry Frenier, Deputy Sheriff & Undertaker. Barre, V., May 13, '03. TALK OF THE TOWN. The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church will meet at Mrs. A. T. Clark's on Division street this afternoon at 5 o'clock for the purpese of sewing. The Spaulding High school base ball team plays its first game Wednesday after noon at 4 o'clock at the Granite City Trot ting park with the Montpelier Seminary second team. Deputy Sheriff Frenier arrested a strang er on Granite street this noon for being drunk and making a disturbance. He was not in condition at the time of arrest to tell his name. If tired of paying rent, read the ad. of the D. A. Perry Ueal Estate Agency on page 1. rect then the street commissioners must plead guilty and Mr. Smith's efforts to compel the city to purchase paving at the long price is commendable. i K- s- furrier. May 0, 1U03.