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JLMliLir rfj i j .JL u 'A VOL. VII XO. 101. BARRE, VT., THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1003. PRICE, ONE CENT. POPE CLINGS TO LIFE But the End is Surely Approaching, COVERED WITH A SWEAT While His Strength' is Gradually Dim inishingBlind Continues Clear. Rome, July 1(5. The physicians' bulle tin Issued at nine this morning, says that the Pope passed a very restless and sleep less night. The general condition of His Holiness shows no other modifications than more frequency In respiration, due to the Increased gathering of liquid in the pleura. At noon it was unofficially reported that the pontiff's body was covered with sweat, presaging that the end Is approaching. It was very quiet about the Vatican this morning. It was stated at two o'clock that the holy father's condition had re mained unchanged. The report that the Tope la now in a later stage of pleurisy has been contradicted by a statement given out by Dr. Mazzonl. No complica tions, he says, have set in today. t 3.S0 p. m. The afternoon is very hot, Increasing the Tope's difficulty in breath-; lug. It has been decided to postpone the decision relative to an operation for the i withdrawal of serum until evening when a consultation will be held. Dr. Rossini today said, "The exhaustion in the Pope's condition is progressive, but the heart of itself ii! robust enough to to continue for four days." , Pope Said He It Metier. When Dr. Mazzonl entered the pope's iiclt room Pope Leo wild, "I feel better th.m I did yesterday morning." On leaving the Vatican Dr. Mazzonl la reply to the query "Is the end Im minent?" answered, "It cannot be called so." "Then Is It near?" was nuked. To this lie replied, '"In order not to make a mistake let us say it is not far distant." Official news from the Vatican during the last twenty-four hours states that In his delirium the pope spolu- espe cially of pilgrimages and m-itcd dis connectedly Latin verses. He often seemed panic stricken,, crying to Dr. Lnpponi, his valet Centra and' Mgr. Angeli, one of his secretaries: "Where re you? Do not abandon me." The delirium ceased entirely at 4 o'clock j. ei, when he again revived. Hav injj eaten nothing throughout the day, he was then given four spoonfuls of meat broth and masticated some beef without swallowing It. From midnight up to 5 a. iu. the pope -wn st- constantly drowsy. The liquid, in the pleura did not show much tendency to gather, and the doctor thought it likely the end would come through exhaustion and anaemia, in Stead of a a result of cardiac paral ysis. CONDITIONS NOT AGGRAVATED. Cardinal Rampolla Wires to I'arl About the Pope, Paris, July 16. Cardinal Rampolla to day wired the Nuncio as follows: "During the night the holy father's sinking was not increased. Today his mind is clear and the other conditions are not aggra vated." MASS IN POPE'S ROOM. Pontiff Knew What Was Going On. So Part. Took Rome, July 10. Mass in honor of our lady of Mt. Cartnel was celebrated in the Pope's apartments this morning. The pontiff seemed to -understand wliat was transpiring, but took no part in the cele bration. WONDERFUL RESISTANCE. I'ooe I.eo's Struggle for Life Command Attention. Washington, July 10. The following was received by Monsignor Falcona, the papal delegate, this morning: "Condition of His lloliuess continues grave; his won derful resistance commands admiration. yii- Tleneflt AVor Ulnar Glrla. People in Paris who are interested in giving working girls a bit of pleasure nmv and then have devised a scheme where worthy girls are given two tick ets to a good theater once in awhile, says the New York Tribune. The j,,.mp calls for an elaborate system of registration, but it is working to perfection. The kaiser is thinking of iatroducing the idea Into the royal o.ontora in Germany, and the Parisians want Andrew Carnegie to introduce it into the United States, as tbey claim that It would do more good tnaa u brarles. , PASSED TEE EXAMINATION. Cheater G. Mnyo to bo AltHiit Pay matter in the Navy. Burlington, July 1(1. Chester Garst Mayo, son of Henry T. Mayo, lientenant commander, U. S. ., now with his ship In Chinese waters, and grandson of II. It. Wing of this city, received notice yester day that he had successfully passed the examination for assistant paymaster In the navy. He was allowed "to return home for three or four days but expects tu receive orders the latter part of the week Mr Mayo is 21 years old and was one of the four out of a class of 22 designated by President Roosevelt for the position of assistant paymaster, who were promptly iuformed that they had passed the exami tion and directed to report to the depart ment for commission. MUST BE EXTIRMINATED. 8 j a the Kaiser of the Socialists of II in Kmplre. Munich, July 10. Die Tost reports that at a recent dinner, the Kaiser said to 11 err Von Tsehirschky "the social-democratic gang must be extirminated with fire and sword. The weakness of my government has recently been shown in its manner of dealing with the Socialists. The Social ist movement cannot be tolerated any longer." The Kaiser then preceded to promise to Von Trhirschky an ambassa dor, if he would do something effective to counteract socialism in the German em pire. MURDER IN FIRST DEGREE. Verdict Against A. A. Knnpp, a Wife Strangler. Hamilton, Ohio, July 10.The jury In the case of Alfred A Knapp, charged with strangling his wife to death, this morning brought in a verdict of murder in the first degree, without a recommendation to mercy. .. . Knapp was a self confessed strangle of live women and girls. There was insanity and Knapp's lawyers were surprised at the verdict. SUMMER HOTEL BURNED. Mountain Inn at Tine Hill, N. Y.. Reduced to A then. rine Hill, .V. Y., July 18. The Moun tain Inn, one of the largest hotels in the latskills, was burned to the ground this moming. The flames spread so rapidly that 20O guests had to abandon their cloth ing and jewels in order to save their lives. The loss in money and valuables, together with the hotel, will reach $100,- 0U0, PRICES RECEDED. There Was Extensive Covering of Short on Stock Market, New York, July li!. The stock market today opened with a continuance of yes terday g late rally. An extensive covering of fhoits took place, but in a brief time the market became unsettled and prices gradually receded. DRANK A MIXTURE. J. F. Carrot Nnntavket, Ma., Killed Him self In York. New York, July 1(5. J.'F. Carr, a man ufacturer of Xantasket, Mass., committed suicide in the Astor house today by drink- lug a mixture of poison and carbolie acid. SOCIAL CALL ONLY. Say Senator Lodge of His Visit to Presi dent. Oyster Bay, July Id. Senator Lodge is spending the day with President Roose velt and says he is making a social call only. SEVERE DRUBBING. Rutland Defeated I'latteburg I'.y Tote of 7 to I. Rutland, July 15. Rutland gave Platts burg a fierce drubbing here today to the tune of 7 to 1. Plattsburg was never in the game after the third inning. She only got two stray hits off Carrvieau, Rutland's new pitcher, during the game, while Rut land put up a perfect fielding game and only let two men get to second base. Chase on the other hand was touched np for nine hits, eight of which were bunched In three innings and Pla'tsburg made six tierce errors, some of them at critical times. LEAGUE BASE BALL. New York Won 14 liming Game From Pittsburg:. Yesterday's National League scores: At Pittsburg, New York 0, Pittsburg 3 (14 innings). At Chicago, Chicago ft, Boston 4. At. St. Louis, St. I-ouis 7. Philadel phia 5. National League Standing. . Won. Lost. IVt. I Won. Lost. Pet. PtttHlmrtr SO Si .fss Brooklyn Xi 3T. .MKi New York 4ft 25 .(US i llimton '2S 4.; A'.H Chicago 45 ;it M, I St. Louis L'7 4S .im UncinnatkW 34 .514 J I'hila. 23 50 .sets Yesterday's American League scores: At Philadelphia, Philadelphia 11, Chi cago 7 (1st game). Philadelphia 5, Chica go 2 (2nd game). At Boston, Boston 4, Cleveland 8 (10 innings), Cleveland 4, Boston 2. At New York, Detroit 7, New Y ork 4, At Washington, Washington 2, St. Ixui$ 1. American League Standing. Won. Lost. Poston 411 27 I'liiia. 4:1 ;o Cleveland as S3 New York 34 Ki ret. j Won. Lost. Pot. .U.KJ ' Jctrntt 34 M .UKi t twajjo 3J 30 .471 Mt. i.ouis 2S ar .4:19 .513 I Wasu'g'a L'l 4lt .m) Car Workers Organize, White River Junction, July 15. The railroad car workers here and in the vicin ity have formed a lodge, styled Green Mountain Lodge No. 132, of the Inter national Association of Car Workers. Meetings will be held at Foresters' hall the first and fourth Wednesdays of each month. . , ACTION TAKEN AMID CHEERS Kentucky Republicans Declare for Roosevelt ADOPTED BY RISING VOTE Session Spectacular ia Extreme Al most a Stampede for Former Gov. William 0. Bradley. Louisville, Ky., July 15. Spectacular in the extreme was the opening session of the Kentucky Republican state convention at the auditorium this afternoon, and the situation is full of possibilities for more interesting events. The two salient fea tures of the afternoon session were: First, an indorsement of President Roosevelt's candidacy in 1904; second, almost a stam pede to Former Governor William O.Brad ley, who is not an announeed candidate for governor. The indorsement of President Roose velt's candidacy In 1904 npset the calcula tions of several shrewd leaders, who, it is charged, were figuring on ignoring that point. FATHER GIRARD BRINGS SUIT. Priest Demands Damaeei for False Im prisonment and Slander. Burlington, July 15. The Rev. Philip Giroud of Montreal, a Syrian priest of the Roman Calholio church, has brought suit through C. J. Ferguson, attorney, against James R.McMahon and Mrs.S. Prior of this city, for false imprisonment, de manding damages to the amount of 5000. He has also began an action for slander against Mrs. Prior. Papers In both cases were served today, returnable to the Sep tember term of the Chittenden county court. About a year ago Father Giroud came to Burlington, lie was unknown, eould speak little or no English, his actions were regarded as somewhat queer and his con duct at various times caused more, or less talk. This was about the time several sa cred vessels were stolen from the Cathol ic cathedral here and Giroud was charged with the crime and arrested only to be soon liberated as innocent. It is upu this charge that the present actions are based. r VERMONT SOLDIERS' HOME. Knrolliiient Is Now 110. tlie Largest In History. Bennington, July 15. The annual meeting of the board of trustees of the Sol diers' Home was held here today. They reorganized by re-electing, to bis eighth term as president of the board of trustees, Col. Hugh Henry Tif Concord, N. II., also by electing 11. W. Sagord of Rut land, secretary, and J. C. Stearns of Brad ford, treasurer. The total expenditures for the past year have been f 18,755 and the receipts $20, SS2, of which f'.t.OOO came from the state, $3,000 from pensions, $0,400 from the gen eral government and the remainder from the sale of farm products and various oth er sources. The enrollment is now 110, the greatest number in the history of the institution. There have been, daring the year, seven deaths and 27 new admissions, also 20 re-admissious and taree discharges. BOUND OVER TO COUNTY COURT, St-rlou Charge Against Lemuel Lyon of Waterliury, Waterbury, July 15. Lemuel Lyon ar rested on the charge of attempting tocom mit rape February 23, was today bound over to Washington county court in the sum of $500 which was furnished by S. A. Mansfield, John Senter and Berton Wal lace. Lyon has been considered a respectable eitizen of Waterbury Center. He was ar rested Friday by Constable, V. A. Dilling ham. Lyon is 40 years old and has a wife and children. The complainant Is Bessie DeCell, 14 years old. She took poison a short time ago but this w as discovered lu time to save her life. L. C. Moody and J. II. Senter appear ed for the plaintiff and State's Attorney F. A. Bailey prosecuted. I t is believed by many that this is mere ly an attempt at blackmail. KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. First School For Officer Held In llurl Ington, Burlington, July 16. The first officers' school of instruction of Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, was held at the rooms of Champlain company in this city yester day afternoon and evening. The after noon session began at 1.30 and was for the school. Instructions were given by Lleut.-Col. N. J. Roberts of Barre. The evening session was for the regiment, and was also under the direction of Col. Rob erts. This Is the first officers' school that has been held by Uniform Rank, and it was considered a success. ' Most of the officers from the companies at Barre, Bellows Fallj, Rutland, St. Johnsbury, St. Albans and this city were in attendance. Speed of Dncki, Ducks fly at an average rate of ninety miles an hour. With a fair wind it is believed that they can make 150 miles In the same time. SEVERAL PORTS TO BE OPENED China Notifies This Gov ernment MANCHURIA OPEN TO ALL News Has Been Confirmed By Dis patches Received From Russia. Washington, July 16. China has noti fied the state department that she intends to open several ports in Manchuria to the commerce of the world as soon as possible. Official notification was also received from Russia confirmiiig this news, and stating the government of the czar has no objec tion to the plan and will interpose no ob stacles in way of carrying it out. The state, department considers that the opening of the Manchurian ports will be a momentous concession to the principles for which the United States ha s contend ed. CNARLES RUFUS YOUNG BURIED, His Relative Did Not Claim tbe Body liuried at Rutland. Rutland, July 15. The body of Charles Rufus Young, the notorious horse thief, was burled this morning In the cemetery at the house of correction, as Young's sis ters and brothers are unable or unwilling to take charge of the body. The Rev. E. M. Haynes offered a prayer at the grave. HAY HAS HEBREW PETITION. Instruct Riddle to Ask Czar If He VVuiMx to See It. Washington, July 10. The Jewish pe tition, laid before the president by the B'nai B'rith committee, has been re ceived here, aud Secretary Hay has communicated by cable with Mr. Rid dle, the American charge d'affaires at St. Petersburg, respecting the means to be employed in bringing it to the atten tion of the czar. It is believed that Mr. Riddle's In tructions are to notify the Russian government of the existence of the pe tition and , to, ascertain whether it ia willing to receive it. The Jewish com mittee, it is stated, is entirely satisfied with the plans framed by the president and Secretary Hay for the prescntat'on of the matter to the Russian govern ment. No further announcement will be made here until Mr. Riddle has been heard from. Rogers Bequest Uoes to Mnsenm. Trenton, N. J,, July 10. Chancellor Magee has filed an opinion which will permit the immediate transfer to the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York of about $500,000 worth of real estate in New York city and l'aterson, N. J., that was left in trust by Jacob Rogers, the raterson millionaire. Tbe trust was created for the payment of annuities of $5X) each to Rogers' two grandsons. The land Is unimprovoC, and the income is not sufficient to pay the taxes. Under the decision the land will go to the museum, which will guarantee the payment of the annu ities. Ixchantfe Commission In Berllu. Berlin. July 10. The United States! International exchange commission has arrived here from The Hague, and has been received by the undersecre tary for foreign affairs. Dr. von Muehl berg. The commissioners were intro duced by the United States charge, d'af faires, Mr. Dodge. The German news papers have hitherto manifested very lltfle interest in the commission. All the expressions on the subject indicate the belief that the American proposi tions are impracticable. Investlwatlnar Evansvllle Riots. Evansvilie. Ind., July 10. The grand Jury that has been in session for sev eral days investigating the riots of last week is expected to adjourn the last of this week. No indictments have been returned. All tbe men arrested to date have been released under $500 bail. Coroner Willing will finish his Inves tigation in a day or two, but he is ex pected to bold up his verdict for seV' eral days. To Unite Sugar Ueets. Cheyenne. Wyo., July l'l A com pany capitalized nt several million dol lars has been incorporated In New Jer sey for the purpose of developing tin sugar beet lands near Wheatland, Lar amie county. Wyo.' The project I backed by the Havemeyers, who will construct a large factory. Orciton Trolley C'nr Held Vp. Tortiand, Ore., July 10.-An eleotri ear was held up here by seven high waymen, who dangerously wounded one man and robbed the forty passen ger of their valuables. It is estimated that they secured about $300 In money, besides jewelry. The Weather. Fair and warmer. WATT-KENERS0N. Quiet Home Wedding at Itealdenea of W. 1 X. hcDcrnon. M iss Lillian May Kenerson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Kenerson, and Helton (,'. Watt of Philadelphia were united in marriage at 8 o'clock last evening at the home of the bride's parents on Eastern Avenue. Rev. Ralph F, Lowe performed the ceremony. The parlor, where the ceremony was performed, w as attractively decorated with Mowers and ferns, and the bridal couple stood beneath a canopy of flowers, includ ing white roses and forget-me-nots, and ferns. The decorations formed a very pretty setting for the wedding. The bridal couple was unattended, and only relatives and a few of the friends of the contract ing parties were present. The bride was dressed in a gown of cream silk voile over white silk, trimmed with imported lace. She carried white ro.ses. Mr. and Mrs. Watt have gone on a short wedding trip, after which they will return to this city for a brief visit before going to Philadelphia to reside. They will be at home to their friends at 2212 Fairmouut Avenue, Philadelphia. The bride is one of the well known young ladies of this city and has a large number of friends. She was graduated from the Spaulding high school In the class of 1804. The groom is a student In the Philadelphia Dental College and will grad uate next spring He is associated in the dental profession with Dr. Russell of Phil adelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Watt were the recipients of some pretty and valuable presents in silverware and cut glass. PLEASE RETURN TEE RING. Went to Wrong I'eron at D. W. SuiltU'a Wedding Reception, The person who has the plain gold band ring which he got at the wedding recep tion of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. 8mlth at Cutler Corner one week ago Monday even ing, is requested to return the same to Mrs. William Mitchell, Box 2U5, Orange, as the ring did not go to the person in tended. Mr. Smith married Mabel Gemle, of Amherst, Mass., two weeks ago, and his Orange friends planned to give him and his new wife a reception on their arrival in Orange. Mrs. Mitchell was one of the persons who helped in getting up the re ception. Mie contributed a cake, and to make a pleasant surprise for the bride she placed her own wedding ring in the cake. lint there were a good many uninvited guests aud the particular piece of cake, in which the ring was placed, went to the wrong person as later developments showed, and has not been returned. While Mrs. Mitchell does not know definitely who the party is who got the ring she has a strong suspicion. As it has a peculiar value to Mrs. Mitchell as a keepsake it would seem to be tbe duty of that person to return the ring now that the loke of the affair has worn oil'. DEATH OF OSCAR WILLEY. Died Last Kvenlng After Short llluexa. Funeral Saturday. Oscar S.Willey died last night after a short illness with liver trouble, having been taken siek last Saturday nignt. The deceased was born at Sharon 04 years ago, and had been a resident of Barre about ten years. lie is survived by a wifa, Abbie D. Gold, to whom he was married 40 years ago last fall, one son, Channcey M. Willey, of the firm of Tilden & Willey of this city, also one brother, Andrew Willey, and one sister, Mrs. Jane Bartlett, both of Sharon. Mr. Willey was a member of Temple Lodge, Xo. 54, F. aud A. M., of Strafford, having joined 30 years ago, of the subor dinate lodge, the grand lodge and the in ternational supreme lodge of the Good Templars. The funeral will be held Saturday fore noon at 10 o'clock, Rev. F. A. Poole, pas tor of the Barre Congregational church, of which the deceased was a member, being the officiating clergyman. The body will be taken to Northlield for interment. DEATH AT MONTPELIER. Mis Mary liailey Died of Consumption Today. Montpelier, July 10. Miss Mary Bailey, daughter of the late John Bailey, died this morning of consumption, aged 15 years. Tbe funeral will be held Saturday. EXCURSION TO MISSISQUOI. Carpenter and Joiner Colon to Have a Day's OutiUK. A grand excursion to Missisquol Park, Highgate Springs, Vt., under the auspices of Carpenters and Joiners Local Union, No. 48 1 of Barre, Vt, on Friday, July 17th, IIMJ3. All friends of the building trade are cordially invited to enjoy a day of pleasure. Take your family and chil dren and lunches. A good band will be in attendance. The Central Vermont railway will sell round trip tickets at the following reduced rates : Wtlliamstown, South liarre, Barre, Montpelier, North field, Middlesex,forl, children 50. Water bury, 00c; children 45. Trains will run as follows: Leave Wllllamstown 1.S0 a. m., South Barre 7.35, Barre, 8.00, Montpe lier, 8.20, Northfield, 8.08, Middlesex 8.40, Waterbury, 8.50. Arrive Missisqnoi Park 11.11 a. in. Returning leave Missisqnoi Park 4.25 p. in., running through to Will iamstown, Northfield and intermediate stations. Tickets will be good going and returning July 17th, only, and will not be good for stop-over privilege. GOLF FLAYERS ARRIVING. Annual Meeting Held la Burlington To day. Burlington, July 15. The town is fill ing up with golf players for the State tournament tomorrow. There are 40 entries. The Barre club joined the asso ciation today. Entries include clubs from Manchester, Bennington, Montpelier, Barre, St. Johns bury, Rutland and Burlington. The annual meeting of the association will be held tomorrow night. MYSTERY ENDS IN ROMANCE. Missing Girl Harried at Upland, N.H. WRITES TO HER PARENTS Malvina Corbeil Started For Church Last Friday Morning and Did Not Return. The mystery about the disappearance of the young lady, Malvina Corbeil, who went away from her home of Hillside av enue last Friday morning, was cleared up yesterday afternoon when ber father, Adelard Corbeil, received a letter from bis daughter at Upland, N. II., saying that she was well. She also Imparted the information that she is now Mrs. Frank Rioux. Thus a little romance is woven about tbe mystery of the disappearance. It seems that the young lady left Friday morning for Upland, N. II., Instead of going to church at St. Monica's church. How she got the ticket to make the trip to that place her father does not know. How ever, a way was found and in due time the girl reached her destination, where she was met by Frank Rionx, a long time acquaintance, whose friendship had deep ened into something else. Little time was lost In getting to a min ister, and in a jiffy the knot was tied. It is the Intention of s the couple to remain at Upland, but the parents of the bride say that they w ill welcome both to their home in this city, and it is expected that Mr. and Mrs. Rioux will later make a delayed wedding trip to liarre. The Corbeils formerly lived at Upland, moving to Barre a few years ago, and it was while they were living there that the young people became acquainted. So far as Mr. ami Mrs. Corbeil know the young husband has has never visited this city. It is said, however, that the two have kept up a steady correspondence ever since. Both the father and mother of the bride are much relieved to find their daughter, as they have been kept In a constant state of suspense ever since the girl left home last Friday morning to attend mass at the church and failed to return. Search was made throughout the city and neighboring towns, and the aid of the Barre police was also Invoked. 'BIG MARY RETURNS." And l Fined for Contempt of Court Kor Di-tobeyiug Subpoena, Adelaide Garabaldi, better known as "Big Mary," who has been wanted by tbe Barre city court for over a year for con tempt of court In disobeying a subpoena, voluntarily surrendered herself this fore noon, and paid a heavy line for her of fence. Mrs. Garabaldi was subpoenaed on the criminal case of state vs. Joseph Alarlci, assault on James MoNulty at Mrs. Gara baldi's house on Granite street a year ago last April. After the subpoena was served on her Mrs. Garabaldi appeared at the court room all right. After being in the court room for a short time "Big Mary" was taken with a desire for something to eat. She was allowed to go for breakfast. She did not return, and has not been seen since by the ollioers who have been look ing for her, until today, when she showed up In court. - The case against Alarlel went on just the same without this important witness, and Alaricl is now serving a live year sen tence in the State prison at Windsor. She admitted that she knew what she did when she disappeared, in city court this morning, was adjudged guilty by Judge Fay and fined $45 with costs of $11.20, for which her attorney, Charles A, Plumley of Northfield, drew a check. Grand Juror 11. W. Scott prosecuted the case today, and when "Big Mary" left the court room she went np and shook hands with him. FOR INTOXICATION. Jeff Sherman of Sodom Arrested To day. Montpelier, July 10. Sheriff Evans and deputy Fitzgerald went to Sodom today and arrested Jetf Sherman on a warrant charging him with intoxication July 0. lie is to be tried this afternoon. TALK OF THE TOWN. Mrs. L. A. Schofield went to Boston last night for a short visit with friends. Mrs. Mary C. Hint of Littleton, Col., is visiting Miss Rose Chandler for a few days. Foreoter Attention ! The annual private picnic of Court Gran ite City, F. of A., will be held at Caledo nia Park, on Saturday, July 18th. Mem bers are entitled to bring their wives and families or if unmarried a lady friend, but no more. Please leave your names with the committee so that they may be able to provide accordingly. William ' Williams, John Forbes, James Veale, amusement committee. Notice to Clerks All clerks in good standing for this quar ter will receive a ticket to the excursion free of charge. These dues must be paid not later than July 2:i. Please attend next meeting.