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IJARKE, VT., MONDAY, 3IAY 18, 1903.
Says PJL General Payne
of Tulloch's Charges.
Charges Cover 50 Typewritten Pages
of Alleged Crookedness in Post
Office Department.
Washington, May 18. Toetmnster
General Payne received from Seymour
V. Tulloch fifty typewritten pages em
bodying the charges of crookedness Mr.
Tulloch says ha knew of In the depart
ment when he was cashier of the
Washington post office.
Mr. I'ayne says there are only three
pages out of the fifty that contain mat
ter germane to the present Investiga
tion. He says that most of the fifty
page3 are given up to Insinuations
against officers of the department,
backed by no proof, and to criticism of
transactions of which Mr. Tulloch has
no accurate knowledge.
Already Investigated, Saj ryn.
A great deal of Tulloch' comrflunlca
tion, according to Mr. I'ayne, Is an a
tack on former Postmaster General
Smith. Tulloch asserts that certain Ir
regularities were brought to Mr.
Smith's attention and were ignored by
him. Mr. Payne says that In his recent
letters respecting these charges Mr.
Smith declares the irregularities com
plained of were Investigated and the
abuses corrected.
, Tulloch discusses at length the man
ner in which the temporary postal serv
ice for Cuba, Forto Klco and the Phil
ippines was established and conducted
aud shows much personal feeling.
'CMltterlng Generalities."
"The bulk of the statement," says
Mr. Payne, "consists of an airing of his
own grievances and of comments on
his own removal, lie deals in glittering
generalities In criticising ex-Postmaster
General Smith. lie refers to vouchers
and payments of certain people which
he cliluis to have been illegal and
makes a pretty severe attack on the
comptroller of the treasury.
"The bulk of the offenses a Keyed Is
that vouchers were charged to the
wrong accounts. All of the ileu s which
were not allowed by the comptroller
were finally audited except less than
100. We will look Into the records of
these matters, of course,"
Tullocb' Alienation.
The serious charges made by Tulloch
are that men and women were carried
on the pay rolls without performing
any service and that great extrava
gance characterized the division of sal
aries and allowances under George W.
Beavers. He also asserts that Beavers
and Machen were Interested in certain
corporations which attempted to secure
concessions from the department.
Cnlon I'HpiK-r Station nobbed ol
f T.ooO.
Birmingham, Ala., May IS. Burglars
have robbed the private office of Jack
W. Johnson, ticket agent at the Union
passenger station, of $7,000 in green
backs, t-oin and indorsed checks.
At the time the burglary is supposed
to have taken place A. R. Cook, a clerk,
who was on the night watch, says lis
had -taken a nap, as no trains were go
ing out. There Mere three or four
watchmen in the station at the time,
however, and there were several men
sitting in the waiting room, into which
the ticket ofiiee opened. After securing
several small boxes In the safe contain
ing valuables the burglar or burglars
. escaped through a small window.
The robbery was not discovered until
Mr. Cook went to the safe to make a
deposit. Several railroad detectives and
three or four special men from the Bir
mingham police force were put to work
on the case.
The thief evidently was familiar with
the office, as he opened the safe by th
regular combination and did not dis
turb the clerk, who was sleeping a few
feet from him.
The loss is shared by the various rail
roads entering Birmingham, and each
of them now 1ns a special detective
working on the case.
The Flt Idea of Electricity
The first idea of electricity was given
by the friction of two globes of quick
silver In the year 1407.
Engineers lieiumed Work Today After Be
ing Out Two Weeks.
Glasgow, May is. The strike of the
wyue ciiKuieeis wmcu nas neen m prog
ress two weeks ended this rooming when
mere was a general resumption ol wort,
Prlndle & Averill have just received a
large assignment ot kerosene oil stoves.
Rev. George W, Bailey Died at Springfield
Lat Week.
Key. George Bailey of Springfield, who
was one ot the committee which selected
Barre as the location of Goddard Semin
ary, died last Thursday and was buried
yesterday. The other members of the com
mittee were, Lieut. Gov. Trask of Massa
chusetts and the Rev. Dr. Miner.
Mr. Bailey was born in Weare, N. U.,
in 1610; was educated in the academies in
Cavendish and Chester, and at the Scien
tific and Military Academy at Unity, X.
II., then in charge of Rev. A. A. Miner,
the distinguished Uuiversalist clergyman.
Mr. Bailey preached his first sermon at
Amherst, X. 11. His first pastorate was
In Springfield, followed by settlements in
East Randolph, Lebanon, X. II., and Mor
risville. His pastorate at Lebanon ex
tended for 15 years and that at Morris
vilie for ten years. Since 1870 he has
lived in Springfield without a charge, but
has officiated at many funerals and wed
dings. Mr. Bailey twice represented his town
in the legislature of this state from Mor
risville and was twice elected to the Xew
Hampshire legislature from Lebanon He
has served for many years as the superin
tendent of schools for Springfield, and has
held that office for 17 years in all his par
ishes. He has been twice married, first to Mar
tha B. Dow of Lowell, Mass., and after
her death to Mrs. II amah Hawkins
Brown of Springfield, who died In 1901.
He has one son, George B. Bailey for
many years in the customs service In Xew
Two Proctor Men Fined For Raining a
Disturbance While Intoxicated.
Proctor, May 17. Otto Gustafson and
Lavine Johnson, two Swedish polishers
who were employed in the finishing shop
of the Vermont Marble company, were
brought before Justice Butler yesterday
on charges of assault and breach of the
peace respectively, lhey were found guil
ty aud Gustafson was lined f 10 and costs
amounting in all to $27.70 and Johnson $4
and costs amounting to $21.70.
A complaint had been made by Frank
Trotubley that the two men made a distur
bance at the house ofColurabeon thePitts
ford road Thursday and pounded and
knocked down his 14-year-old daughter at
Columbe s house, where she is employed.
Gustafson and Johnson went to Pittsford
Thursday afternoon, became intoxicated
and on the way home th?y passed the Col
umbe house.
It Is supposed that the men were angry
at some things Miss Trombiy said to a
companion and proceeded to pound her.
Miss Irombiey was nude seriously in
ISefriilruee of F. C. Luce guile Ilniilj lmn-
aged Vesterdav.
Waterbury, May 17. lire was Discov
ered about 2 o'clock this alteraoon in the
tiue residence of!'. C. Luce on Main street.
The fire company promptly responded and
speedily had three or four streams ready
to play oo the fire, the fire being confined
in theattio of the ell part of the house
where there was no chance to reach it
without cutting an opening through the
slated roof. Some time elapsed betore the
firemen could reach it with the hose. In
the meantime much of the furniture was
removed from the house and after an hour
of hard work the fire was stopped.
1 he origin of the tire is believed to have
been among some clothes or rags under
the sink from which it communicated w ith
the attic. The loss is large but at this
time it is not possible to estimate it with
any degree of accuracy.
several slight casualties occurred among
the workers but none very sferious.
The hcGovern estate.
Anions the Bills Presented Was That of
John W. Gordon of Barre,
Montpelier, May IS. J. K. Cushman of
Burlington, appeared before the commis
sioners of the estate of Daniel T. MeGov
ern in T. J. Deavitt's office Saturday af
ternoon In the interests of Charles Bost
wick, the hotel proprietor at Richmond,
where Mr. McGovern was cared for sever
al weeks after he was Injured at a railway
crossing near North Duxbury. Mr. Bost-
wick's bill was 28, with $103 interest.
The commissioners on this estate are T.
J. Deavitt and T. J. Kelleher. This was
the last meeting and among the bills pre
sented were those of John W. Gordon of
Barre and F. L. Laird of this city, for at
torneys' services in the several trials of
the case of McGovern vs. Hays & Smith,
receivers of the Central Vermont railroad.
Mr. (iordon's bill was $1,410 and Mr.
Laird's $1,421.
Reliance Bctng Smoothed Over Frepartory
For Trial.
City Island, May 18. Reliance's crew
was busy this morning polishing the
yacht's underbody. After the work of
"ournishing is completed a secret composi
tion of paste will be made by the Herres
horfstobe applied. The paste will pre
vent corrosion and keep the underbody
smooth. Later this afternoon it is ex
pected the Reliance will be put overboard.
The Constitution will be hauled out here
tomorrow.the breaking of the cradle chain
at Xew London preventing the work of
cleaning her underbody today.
Old Home Week Celebration.
Montpelier, May 17.- At a second ad
journed mfttino1 of th Montnelier Old
Home Week association, held Saturday
evening si tuc i.ajntai caviiis jjauo. tut?
nM rmiirri nf oftleirft was flfi't.ed as fol
lows: President, A. J. Sibley; vice presi-
I ' A t1rl,,D Irtlin. !-, nc. Aon.
UBUtiH, linUl.Ha rtL&ltin) JLOj'CP, orvr
retary, E. H. Deavitt: treasurer, A. W.
fc'Arrln tYfw-nHvrt l'ni)II)l it t,ee .1 Af. Ilrmfe-
well, Fred Blanchanl, J. G. Brown. Only
tnree memoers 01 me ussuuiauou were
nrovimit' unil that. After t.h annual meet
ing had been twice adjourned for lack
of a quorum, Old Home Week will not be
publicly celebrated in Montpelier this
Attempt to Run Cars
Causes Riots
Fire Department Came Out and Used
Steamer Streams to Scatter
the Rioters.
Bridgeport, Conn., May 13. The at
tempt made by the ofticials of the Connec
ticut Railway and Lighting company, to
run their cars with non-union men yester
day resulted in a riot In which at least 15
men were injured. The sheriff hopes that
it will not be necesssary to call out the
state troops but says that another such
outbreak as occurred then will make that
step inevitable. At the present time it is
possible that the county sheriff will super
sede the police in the control of the city.
All was quiet this morning after yester
day's exciting scenes and rioting. No at
tenipt.was made to run early cars and the
company evidently wishes to wait until
the authorities are settled on a definite
course of action for the protection of the
cars. The strikers announced today that
they would go out with patrolmen In a
section where trouble is likely to occur
and attempt to prevent interference with
traffic or destruction of property.
Montpelier Ottlcllf Think 'of Kxtendlug
Pipe to the llig Pond.t
Montpelier, May 10. The committee on
public health from the city council, health
oilicer and the mayor met for conference
last evening and talked over the situation
at Berlin pond. in accordance with matters
brought to the attention of the board by
the health otlicer and the personal obser
vation of the various members who have
visited the pond. It was decided to invite
the state board of health to this city to
look over the water supply and the council
will abide by the board's recommendation.
There are certain sources of possible dan
ger past city councils have endeavored to
overcome and this action Is along the con
tinued policy for pure water. Ihe com
mittee talked of different matters, includ
ing the advisability of extending the main
line pine to the upper pond,- but nothing
definite will be done until after the state
board reports. A year or two ago a num
ber of the state board looked over the pond
in company with Dr. Lindsey.
C. II, Yaughao of Pouifret Died Friday
Night of Heart Trouble.
Woodstock, May 17. Charles H.
Vaughan, representative in the last legis
lature from Pomf ret, died at his home in
that town Friday night of heart trouble,
following a long period of poor health.
During the session of the legislature last
fall Mr. Vaughan came near dying while
alone in his room at Montpelier. Others
in the house heard him groaning and hur
ried to his room just in time to save his
life, a blood vessel having burst. Mr.
Vaughan was in his 02d year and in ad
dition io keeping a country store at Pom
fret was postmaster for a number of years
until his election to the legislature. He
had also been town clerk for a long time
and had held most cf the other town offi
ces, his integrity and faithfulness com
manding the respect of all his townsmen.
He leaves a widow and daughter.
Fire at Ceuter Kutland Destroyed House
f Vermont Marble Company.
Rutland, May 10. A barn and shed
owned by the Vermont Marble company
at Center Rutland, and need by John
Muuiford, were burned late yesterday af
ternoon. The fire was caused by sparks from an
engine on the Clarendon and Pittsford
railroad and was a stubborn one to tight.
The roofs of several bouses caught fire
and the house of John Mnmford was bad
ly scorched.
' Concert Programme.
The graduating class of the musical de
partment of Goddard Seminar)-, assisted
by M. A. Davis and H. B. Tarbox will
give a publio recital in the Seminary chap
el Wednesday evening.May 20, at 8, when
the following programme will be ren
dered :
Pianoforte "The Spinning Hong," Benrtd
Miss Tierni'j7.
Pianoforte "I-a FiU'ne," liafT
Miss KiitiH-r.
Pianoforte Duo "roloiiuihe," Hoffmann
Mies Spcare and Tierney.
Plarihforte "1'asKiphHl." Vogrich
Miss Speare.
Wonir Selected
Mr. Davis.
Overture .'II Bai-biere di fcevii;l)a," liossini
Misw Tierney and Kiddes.
Pianoforte () " if Boliemien," Sehiitt
() "l'i..ii-ato Valse," Scbiitt
M ii-s Tierney.
I'laivrfortc "Novel lette," Sehumavin
Miss Speare.
Violin, Seleeted
Mr. Tarbox.
Pianoforte ''Gavott Baeli-Saint -Karens
Mis Kidder.
Two Pianoforte "Slavonic Dunce No. 9,"
Misses Speare and Kidder.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank the many friends for
their kindness and sympathy in our be
reavement. Mrs. A. J. Stephens and family,
Mrs. E. Stephens, .
Mr. and Mrs. W. Stephens.
Two Barre Ball Teams
Defeated Rivals
The Seminary Boys Put Up as Fine
a Game as is Ever Seen,
at Northfield.
Northfield,' May 17. The Goddard Sem
inary base ball team defeated Norwich
Univeridty in a well played game of base
ball Saturday afternoon by a score of 14 to
11. This was Goddard's first game away
from home and she put np the best game
of the season, playing an almost errorless
game. Seaver made the only error which
was an exeuseable one.
Goddard started out scoring from the
beginning, running In three scores in the
first inning and four in each of the third
and fourth innings. Lewis was in fine
shape and pitched an excellant game up to
the sixth inning when Fraser was put in
to the box. Lewis struck out five men and
gave three bases on balls. The visitors
did great work at the bat as well as In the
held, making 11 single hits off Morris, and
two two base hits and one three base by
Buchanan. -
Costly errors characterized Norwich's
playing, although she did some good work
with the stick after Fraser went into the
box, knocking out three home runs in two
innings, and 13 singles during the game.
Fraser closed the game with a sensa
tional one handed catch of a very high fly
straignt up Detween pitcher and catcher.
During the past week Goddard has been
putting in some good hard profitable prac
tice. A decided improvement has been
made in the m-heldby the changing places
of Seaver and Murray.
Goddard was defeated In the game with
Norwich in Barre eight to seveu.
The score:
G. S.
E. BH. P.O.
2 14
Berry, 2b.
Buchanan, c.
Murray, ss.
Grant, :ib.
Seaver, rf , lb.
Fraser, lb., p.
Lewis, p.
Butler, If.
Pike, cf.
Smith, rf.
1-t ll
N. U.
R. BH. PO. A! E.
Washburn, rf. 2 10 0 1
Newell ,lf. 2 2 10 0
Morris, p. 0 3 3 4 2
Chase, c. 1 0 12 2 1
Thompson, 2b. 0 1 1 2 2
Coulotube, lb. 1 1 10 1 l
Calderwood, Sb. 2 3 0 2 1
Howard, ss. 12 0 12
Steele, cf. 2 0 0 0 0
11 13 7 13 10
Score by innings:
1 2 3 4 5 0 7 8 0
G. S. 3 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 014
X. U. 1 0 2 0 3 3 2 0 011
Summary. Two base hits, Pike, Bu
chanan, Seaver, 2 ; three base hits, Bu
chanan, Washburn; home runs, Newell,
Coulombe, Howard ;base on balls, oft Lew
is 3, Fraser 1, Morris 2 ; struck out by
I-ewis 5, Fraser 8, Morris 11; double plays
Chase, Coulombe, Thompson; hit by
pitched ball Pike 2, Berry; Umpire,
Loveland. Time 2 hrs. 15 min.
Game at Granite City Trotting Park
Went to Local Boys by Score
of 14 to 9.
The Spauiding High school ball team
was easily victorious over the Bethel High
school nine In its game at the trotting
park Saturday afternoon, by a score of 14
At first the visitors took the lead, the
score staudiug 4 to 2 In their favor at the
end of the second Inning, but after that
the Spauldings went ahead and easily
won out.
The home team played a good snappy
game and did good work at the bat. The
Bethel boys were work in field work.
Wtshart and Wheeler were the battery
for Spauiding. The home team players
were Carsweil lb. Creed 1. f., Wishartp,
Wheeler c, Pickering ss, Ayer rf, Knapp
cf, McDonald 2b, Stoughton Ob.
Slogging Match iu St. Louis Won hj Home
Saturday's National league games:
At Boston, Chicago 0, Boston 1.
At New York, New York 7, Pittsburg
At Brooklyn, Brooklyn 8, Cincinnati 4.
At Philadelphia, St. Louis 0, Philadel
phia 2.
National League Standing.
Won. Lost, Pet.
N'ew York 15 i .iJf
Chicago is 9 Ml
I'ittslmrg 17 11 .:u7
Boston U 11 ..0-"-'
Won. Lost. Pet.
Cincinnati 13 la .500
Krooklvn 12 in .
Phi!ail'ilia7 IS .2sn
St. Louis 7 M .',9
Yesterday's American League scores:
At St. Louis, St. Louis l, Philadelphia
At Chicago, Washington 6, Chicago 2.
At C-olumbas, O., Cleveland 0, New
York 2.
iSaturday's American league results:
At Detroit, Boston i, Detroit ti.
At Cleveland. New York 3, Cleveland 2,
At Chicago, Chicago 4, Washington 8.
At St. 1mis, St. Louis 2, Philadelphia
0. ,
American League Standing;.
Won. Lot. Vet. I Won. Lot.lVt.
.It'i! St. L"ll in 10
jm I New York
'.' ; Cleveland
.'M I Wajih'g'ti 8
in stt
IS Aif.
10 .4.T0
13 .3l4
College Score.
At Philadelphia, Harvard t, Pennsylva
nia 0.
At New Haven, Holy Cross 3, Yale 0.
At Princeton, Princeton 2, Cornell 1 (11
At Providence, Brown 4, Dartmouth 3.
At Medford, Tufts 4, Williams 3.
At Burlington, University of Vermont
18, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2.
Property of F. A. Nichols Said to Have
Been Fire by Mrs. Nichols Who is
Declared to be Insane.
The farm buildings belonging to Frank
A. Nichols on Beckley hill, two miles
north of this city, consistlh of house,
barn and shed, were burned to the ground
Saturday evening between 8 and 0 o'clock.
The loss is about $1,500, and the insur
ance is only $000. Mrs. Nichols, wife of
the owner, according to her own confes
sion, set the tire. She was examined yes
terday by Drs. E. B. Whitaker and J. E.
McSweeney of this city and declared in
sane. She will be committed to the insane
asylum today.
The tire was set In the hay barn and the
flames spread with great rapidity so that
It was impossible for thenelghbois to save
much of value, the buildings being all
connected. The reflection was easily dis
tinguishable in this city. Mr. Nichols
was In the city at the time.aud it is stated
that before leaving Mrs. Nichols had de
clared she would set fire to the buildings.
With the buildings one horse and a
yearling were burned. The property is
what is known as the Wesley Dodge
Quiet Wedding of liarre Young Man at
South Barre Saturday.
At the home of the bride's uucle In
South liarre, Miss Kate Kellogg was uni
ted in marriage to Fred Heath, son of Clar
ence Heath of Barre, .Saturday forenoon.
The ceremony was preformed at 10 o'clock
by llev. F. A. Poole.
It was a very quiet affair, only the near
relatives being present. The new married
couple went to Whitefield, N. H., and on
their return will stop at the home of C. J.
Celebrated by Local Society Yester
day With Many Services Through
out the Day.
The fourteenth anniversary of the or
ganization of the Epworth league was ob
served at the Hedding M. E. church yes
terday in a very fitting manner.
At 10 a. in. a special praise and prayer
service was held with Lewis .Jones as
leader, and at 10.30 there was a sermon
by the pastor, Bev. K. F. Lowe, and spe
cial music by the choir. At 5.45 p. m.
twenty-two juniors were graduated and
presented with diplomas by the league
president, C. S. Andrews, after which the
installation of officers was conducted by
Kev. K. F. Lowe.
At 0.30 p. m. there was the annual re
view and reports of the committees of the
several departments of the league, which
showed unusual activities in all the de
partments during the past year.
The services at 7 o'clock were given
over to the choir, which rendered special
music, the Wesley Succession programme
being used, whictt was very much en toyed
by the large number present. All of the
meetings were largely attended.
Well Known (Granite Manufacturer Viel
William George Smith of the firm of
Smith Bros. Granite Co., died Sunday
morning of consumption at the age of 41
years. He was unmarried and lived on
South Warren street. His parents died
He was a member of Granite Lodge, No
35 of this city and of Clan McGregor, O.
S. C. , of Quiney. Mass. Prayer service
was held at 11 o'clock from the late home,
Btv. Brian C. Roberts officiating and the
body was taken on the noon train to Quin
ey, Mass., for interment.
Granite 'Lodge, No. 35, and Clan Gor
don, No. 12, O. S. C, attended the prayer
service at the house and escorted the re
mains to the train. The pall berrers were
Joe Graham, John . S pence, George L.
Johnson and William Forbes. Wm. Ems
lie, John Bird, James and Harry Smith,
brothers of the deceased, went with the
body to Quiney.
SociHlint Attention!
A regular meeting of the (Local Barre)
will be held in the Wheelock building on
Main street, Tuesday evening, May P.), at
7.30. All comrades are requested to be
present as business of importance will
come up. Alex Ironside, Cor. See.
Concrete Sidewalk,
This village desires to contract at once
for the putting in of some conorete walks.
Address, Village Trustees, North Troy,
Wearers of the famous "Queen Quality "
shoes will be glad to know that the
People's Shoe Store has just received their
large spring line of boots and oxfords.
Police Search Robert
Redpath's Place
Man Fined for Intoxication and Abus
ing a Horse, One for Drunk and One
Thought He Wasn't Drunk.
The usual over-Sunday activity In po
lice circles continued yesterday, and as a
result the police department had consider
able to show for its efforts today. Two
raids were made the first since the open
ing of the saloons and one of the raids
was successful. Four men were also ar
rested, three for Intoxication aud one for
breach of the peace.
Yesterday forenoon, with warrants from
Grand Juror Scott, Chief Brown, Officer
Ilamel and Special Creamer Allen visited
the places of Kobert Bed path on Granite
street and of George Badger on Pike
street. At the former's a case of beer
was found and seized, and Kedpath was
arrested. It was ouly a few weeks ago
that Kedpath was arrested by Deputy
Marshal Luke Parish of Randolph for
selling without a federal license.
At that time he was taken to Burling
ton for a preliminary hearing, and the
case was set for trial next Tuesday, Thom
as Suitor of this city being recognized as
bail. On Saturday the ease was settled,
it is understood.
This morning Redpath was arraigned in
city court on the charge of keeping for
sale. He pleaded not guiltv and the ease
was continued to Wednesday, May 27.
Hail of $500 was furnished by Angelo
Scampini. Grand Juror Scott prosecutes
and M., M. Gordon has been engaged to
defend Redpath.
A double charge of intoxication and over
driving and abusing a horse was what
William MeGanahan had to face in court
Saturday evening. To the Intoxication
charge he pleaded guiltv and paid a fine
of $: with costs of $7.29. He concluded
Saturday night to stand trial for the charge
of abusing a horse, but this morning de
emed to enter a plea of guilty which he
did, paying a total of $l(i.Nl.
William J. Brown was in oonrt Satur
day evening having been arrested by Offi
cer Hamel for a breach of the peaoa. lie
pleaded guilty and was lined only $3 with
costs as judge Fay found there were ex
tenuating circumstances.
David Newton, Sr., arrested by Consta
ble Laviolctte yesterday for intoxication
thought he was not drunk, and be will be
given a trial next (Saturday, -Bail was fur
niidied at $50.
Benjamin Woolhouse whohad been gath
ered in by Otlicer Ilamel Saturday night
pleaded guilty to the charge of intoxica
tion and was fined $5 with costs of $1 1.17
which he thought he could raise.
Thomas Henderson of Seminary street
was arrested this morning by bitieers
Brown and Ilamel, charged with being
And Klutled the tirlp of liarre'a Chief of
Police in So Doing:.
Chief of Police Brown Is a good sprint
er, but he met his match Saturday night
and the match successfully eluded the
clutches of Barre's chief of police for the
time being. The test of the sprinting
abilities of the two started on Main street
in the busiest part of the evening, and the
contest was witnessed by a big crowd.
It allhappened after the chief had niado
an arrest of a man for intoxication in the
north end of the city. After making the
arrest Chief Brown took the man on a car,
to expedite matters. When the car reach
ed Depot Square, a team was driven by in
a rather reckless manner and the chief
turned his head for a minute to watch the
team. The man in custody saw bis chance
and sprang from the car, with the chief
soon after him.
The man ran into Depot Square and the
chief followed. Nero, the big dog belong
ing to Herbert Bugg, also joined in the
chase, and his owner avers that the dog
would have captured the man had he been
allowed to continue. But Mr. Kugg
thought the dog was chasing the man in
fun and called him oft. The dog had
stopped the- tleeing man euough so that
the chibf got near enough to grab for
But the pursued was a little man and he
slipped out of the grip of the oltioer and
darted down the Montpelier & Wells Riv
er tracks with the oilicer after him. With
out the dog at his heels the little man took
courage and redoubled his speed. The
last seen of him he was making tracks for
the iutrieacies of Granite and River
streets. The little man is known.
TeHiu Driven I!y Two tlurllugton Men Hail
Accident on Et liarre ,Koad.
One of Charles Papin'g teams met with
a serious accident about 0 o'clock Sunday
night while returning from Fast Barre.
Near the Spring house the horse stepped
into a deep hole in the road and was
thrown completely over onto its back
breaking both shafts, and the harness was
all torn to pieces. Dr. Costello and Mr.
McKannon of McKannou Bros., piano
dealers of Burlington, who were driving
the horses were thrown out and quite bad
ly bruised.
The horse received a bad cut on its
knee. It is miraculous that the hors"
leg was not broken.

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