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r n 7Pt A r to q VOL. VII no. 10; -BARRE, VT., FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1903. riuci:, ONE CENT. THE mm BAireJ IJLV CONDITION NO WORSE But Doctors Dare Not Operate on Pope. MASS CELEBRATED TODAY Pontiff Joined in the Responses Feebly - Kidneys Resume Functions. Rome, July 17- This morning's oflieial bulletin reads: "The holy father had, during the night, some periods of sleep. On the other hand there were some short periods of excitement. The level of the liquid in the pleura, which It was an nounced yesterday, was seriously molest ing the patient, has been maintained with in its limit. The general condition of the pontiff presents no change. Ills pulse runs 8S, respiration ;0, temperature SO 5-10 centigrade." At the morning consultation the doctors discovered the Pope to be no worse than last night, and decided under these oondi tiotif that an operation at present wonld not be advisable. The puncture, however, may be made before the day is over. The doctors also discovered this morning that the kidneys bad again resumed their functions to a great degree. Nearly a quart of liquid was excreted, thus remov ing one of the chief . sources of danger, also staying somewhat the accumalation of plenrlc liquid. After the consultation Dr. Mazzonl left the Vatican saying he would not return until night unless be was summoned. He said it was possible that the liquid in the pleura might be naturally absorbed. On the other hand the patient is liable to have a further relapse. Mgr. Mazzolini this morning celebrated mass In the papal apartments the I'ope joining in the responses feebly. (2 p. m.) Tha afternoon is hot but a good breeze assists in ventilating the Tope's chamber. It was stated that Maz zonl wished to operate n the pontiff, but Iapponl dissuaded hiiu. These disagree ments between the physicians are given as the reason why Dr. Rossini, a specialist, refuses to sign the bulletins. NOMINATED FOR GOVERNOR. Col, Belknap of Loulnrllle by Kentucky Republicans. Louisville, Ky July 10. Col. Morris B. Belknap of Louisville, a widely known wholesale merchant received the nomina tion for governor at the republican state convention today on the first ballott. Mr Belknap was nominated, after an enthu siastic supporter of former Governor Bradley had placed Bradley in nomination, and the followers of Augustus E. Wilson, the man supposed to be Mr. Belknap's nearest competitor had decided not to pre sent his name. The threatened stampede to Bradley was quelled by a declaration that he would not be a candidate. ARMY PROMOTIONS. Major Geueral 8. M. B. Young to Sneceed (ieneral Miles. Washington, July 17. President Roose- velt has given directions for the prepara tion of commissions for the following promotions in the army: Maior-Gen. S. B M.. Young, to be lieutenant-general, vice Lleut.-Gen. Miles, retired; Brig.-Gen. S. II. Sumner, to be major-general vice Davis, retired. Brig.-Gen. Leonard S Wood to be major-general, vice Young, to be promoted. Gen. Miles will retire August 8, and Gen. Davis July 20. OFF ON A SPEED TEST. Keartiarge Left Portsmouth, England, This Morning. Portsmouth, Eng., July 17. The Amer lean sonadron left this morning, the Hear sarge on it speed test for Frenchman's Bav. Me:, and the other vessels for Lis bon. TALES OF CITIES. Minneapolis is the second largest Scandinavian city. New York city has more Jews . Jerusalem nd London together. than Savings deposits in Chicago banks have passed the $100,000,000 mark. In the past year they have increased more than ? 2--VXK),0O0. Gardiner, Me., can boast of some thing that not many municipalities can doviz, the full records of the town and citv governments from the first town officers and the first meeting up to the present time. The old town rec ords are very nicely written and as plain as on the day they were penned. Holy Trinity Bridge. The bridge of the Holy Trinity, Flor ence, was built In 15G9. It is 322 feet long, of white marble and is even now reckoned as being without a rival as specimen of the bridge building art An Apt Comparison. . Venjjome used to Bay of Mrue. de Ne- , mou'rS;- who had a long nose overnang Inn a nair of ruddy lips, "She looks like i parrot eating a cherry." SHAMROCK HI WAS AHEAD. Led the Old Boat over fill Minutes at Clone of 40 Mile Hare. Atlantio Highlands, NT. J., July 10. After a forty mile leeward and windward race off Sandy Hook lightship today Sham rock III led her trial horse to the finish line by six minutes and !i0 seconds and won by only 15 seconds less. In the first half of the race the cup seeker dropped Shamrock 1 at the rate of 15 seconds to the mile, but in the second run off shore to the outer mark the old bort was the first to catch a new breeze which set her off at a ace that sliced nearly three minutes off the challenger's lead. LEAGUE BASE BALL. iltsluirg National Snowed Under the New York. Yesterday's National League scores : At Pittsburg, l'ittsburg 10, New York At St. Louis, Brooklyn C, St. Louis 6 (10 innings). At Chicago, Boston 4, Chicago 8. At Cincinnati, Cincinnati 4, Philadel phia 1. National League Standing. Won. Lost. Pet. I Won. Lost Brooklyn 3d 33 Put. .507 .4t .3T.5 .3W1 ittidmrg .11 M .t;9 ew York 46 .' i Boston 29 43 liicatro 4," , 32 .n4 I 8t. Louis 27 4!) liiciuuatio? 3 .Ml l'bila. 22 51 Yesterday's American League scores: At Washington, St. Ijouia 4, Washing ton 3 (11 innings). At New York, Detroit 10, New Y'ork 2. At Philadelphia, Chicago 11, Philadel phia C, At Boston, Boston 11, Cleveland (i. American League Standing. Won. Loot, ret. I Won. Ist. Ivt. oston 47 27 .-'") ' rv troit 31 ?A ..W lula. 43 31 .vI u!ca;o 3J ;W .478 lereland :tt 33 Air, I St. Louis 30 ' 37 . w York 34 3.1 .5W WajhVo !1 M .ishi PRIZES ARE OFFERED. By Klifa Club of Burlington in Baaketrr and Rug-making. Burlington, July 17. The Klifa club of BurllngUm, in order to promote an inter est in the arts and crafts movement, and to encourage native talent, offers two prizes of ten dollars each for best speci mens of basketry and rug making. All articles submitted for competition will be shown at the Third Anuual Arts and Crafts exhibition of the Klifa club, to be held in Masonic hall, November 17 to 20, m. - The conditions attached to the competi tion are: The competitor to be a resident of Vermont. The design to be original and artistic. The owner to assume all risk and expense of transportation. Each article to be carefully labeled with the owners name, address and price, (if lor sale.) Articles should be sent to Klifa Club, 'earl St., Burlington, Yt., on or before November 7th. The prizes will be award ed by competent judges, at the opening of the exhibition. BURLINGTON WALLOPED. Completely Oulelaaaed by Flattsburg terdav, Burlington. July 17, Before a record breaking attendance of 1,500 base ball ranks and those who came with them, the Burlington league team met a disas trous defeat at the hands of the Piatts- burg aggregation yesterday afternoon. The score was 9 to 2 in favor of the in vaders and it came so near being a shut out that the big crowd derived its only satisfaction from the fact that the home team was able to make two runs. Minahan pitched a star came and had the batsmen at bis mercy. Only six hits were made off his delivery to 19 off Davis and Meagher. Minahan was given great support by the men with him and the whole team was in the game every min ute. SUICIDE AT BURLINGTON. Body of Mrs. F. C. Potter Fouud In Lake Chatuplain, Burlington, July 16. The body of Mrs. F. C. Potter of Centre street, was found In the lake, off the Linsley slip, thi3 mom ing. iso aouDt aeatn was flue to suicide. Mrs. Potter left home at 11 o clock last night, and was last seen there, lier hus band, who is 78 years old, missed her t little later. ,No cause Is known for the deed except that in April she suffered a shock of paralysis, which probably affect ed her mind. She was born 70 years ago In Lowell, this state. She lived here since february coming here from Essex. She was a mem ber of the Baptist church. The funeral will be held tomorrow. EXPOSED 76 PERSONS. Man Who Had Small Pox Eacaped from Test Home YIhIU East ltiehford- East Kiehford, July 16. About ten days ago one Charles McKenney, 05 years old, who formerly lived here came to this place to visit his brother and sister, Mrs. II. L. Willis and William McKenney. lie was here about ten days and went to Glen Sutton, Oue., where he was taken ill with small pox. A letter from Ephraira Courser revealed the fact that Mr. McKen ney had escaped from a pest house in Lowell. He has exposed about seventy five persons in this place and Glen Sutton, He is at present in a house on Sutton mountain, closely guarded, but has made several attempts to escape. GOES TO WORK HOUSE. William Lee Arrested for Larceny at West Braintree, Burlington, July 10. William Lee was arrested in West Braintree Tuesday for theft. He was brought into court and found guilty of stealing shoes and wear Ing apparel from Frank Batchelder's store In West Braintree. William II. Nichols acted as judge and M. M. Wilson was at torney for the prosecution. Lee was given a sentence of four months in the work house. This is not the first time he has been arrested for theft as he has already served sentences for the same crime. WILL CALL EXTRA SESSION Financial Legislation to be Started. CONSULTS WITH LODGE. Tells Him cf His Desire for Early Ac tion on Financial Matters. Oyster Bay, N. Y., July 10. After transacting gome pressing official business with Secretary Barnes, President Roose velt passed the remainder of the day In company with senator .uoiige or Massa chusetts, who arrived here In the morning. The Senator said that as one of the mem bers of the Alaskan boundary commission he had come to discuss that question with the President before going to England. lie will be a passenger on the Cedrie which will sail tomorrow from New Y'ork. Asa student of affairs President Roose- velt has noted for a long time the necessity of financial legislation of a remedial char acter and today he expressed to Senator J,odge his desire that early action upon the subject should be taken by Congress along the lines of his recent messages and speeches. Indeed, it can ... ba said he hopes action will be initiated at the ex tra session of Congress, which he will call on Monday, November 0. Senator Lodge left Oyster Bay tonight. DISTRICT PREACHERS' MEETING. win lie Held With liaudoluh Methodist Church July 20 and 31. Randolph, July 10. The Montpelier District Preachers' meeting is to be held with the Methodist church in Randolph, Monday and Tuesday, July 20 and 21. The session will open Monday evening with preaching at 7:30 by I!ev. L. O. Sherburne of Bellows Falls. The follow ing topics will be discussed: ''What are your methods of study?" Revs. R. C. T. Mckenzie of Proctorsviile and A. H. Webb of Bialford: "An outline of the last sermon prepared," Bets. A. M. Walker of Barnard and G. A. Stott of Thetford Center:" "Illustrations taken from actual experience as to how you do spiritual work during the week,". Revs. J. W. Miller of Bethel and U . . lCoberts oi Pittslield. The program for Tuesday afternoon, be ginning at 2 o'clock will follow this order: "Name the last two books read and state the advantages derived from the reading of them," Bevs. A. G. Austin of West Fairlee and L. N. Moody of Randolph Center; ''Can a juvenile choir be made successful for the general services of the church?" Revs. J. D. Beeman of Union Village and W. II. White of South Royal ton; "Is the plan outlined on page 77 of the Conference Minutes practicable?" Bevs E. O. Thayer of Sprlngtield and W. M. Newton of South Royalton; "Your last thought concerning a holy life," Revs. G. O. Howe and A. L. Cooper of Randolph. Tuesday evening a missionary rally will be held at 7 :30 with the topics, "The re flex influence of missions on the home church," by Kev. F. W. Lewis of Braltle boro, and "The duty of the church in the present missionary crisis." by Kev. L. K. Willman of Montpelier. COSTLY INTERFERENCE. Robert Suellman Ejected From a Houte and Then Fined. Burlington. July 17. Robert Spellman on Tuesday went to Clara Shappy's house and made an attempt to stop a man nameu Butler from laying plaster tnd whitewash ing the walls. Bntler Is not a union man but argued that he had as much right to work as anyone and refused to stop. This led to high words and a mixup ensued in which Spellman was ejected from the honse after he had been battered and bruised until it required the services of a doctor at the lail to care for his wounds. Spellman was arraigned before Justice F G. Webster and pleaded not guilty to breach of the peace. lie was found guilty and was fined $2 and costs of $8.00 which he thinks he can pay. FINED $300 AND COSTS. F. O. Barnard of Vergennes Found Guilty of Illegally Selling Liquor. Vergennes, Julv 17. The eases of F. G. Barnard and Matthew Fox for illegal selling of Intoxicating drinks which was called for Wednesday was continued until today. Wednesday was used in securing a jury. The following were finally drawn II. C. Derrick, E. O. Scott, G. E. Stone, C. E. Stebbins, G. W. Boss and M. T, Bristol. The evidence was given today in the case against Barnard and after three quarters of an hour's deliberation the jury brought in a verdict of guilty. Justice Tuttle imposed the minimum tine of $.!00 and costs. Barnard appealed the case to county court. 1,000 Fire In St. Johindtury. St. Johnsbury, July 15. Fire In the floor above the St. Johnsbury Grocery company early this morning damaged the building owned by W. J. Caldbeck to about $1,000. Goods in the wholesale store owned by Henry E. Wiison were badly damaged by water, The loss about $5,000 covered by insurance. RUSSIA SENDS OVER A REPLY Will Not Receive Nor Consider Petition. MR. RIDDLE'S CABLEGRAM Believed That This View of Matter Will End the Affair as Far as this Government is Concerned. Washington, July 10. It was learned tonight that the State department had re ceived a reply from Russia stating that it neither would receive nor consider the matter of the Jewish petition on the sub ject of the Kischineff incident. This information came in the form of a cablegram from Mr. Riddle, the American charge at St. Petersburg, to whom was committed the delicate task of inquiring of the Russian government as to Its atti tude with respeet to the presentation of the petition. It is believed that this will end the mat ter and that no farther steps will be taken by this government to bring the views of the petitioners to the attention of Russia, although as yet no condsideration has been given by the President to the course to be pursued in the light of Russia's re sponse to our Inquiry. The reply that Russia would make to all suggestions on the subject of the Kischin eff niasawe was forecasted by the Asso ciated Press some weeks ago in an au thorized statement, when the public was definitely informed that Russia regarded the affair as an internal matter as to which she, in the exercise of ber own sovereign ty, must refuse to receive suggestions from any other government or . outside source. SCOUT IN A SUNDAY SCHOOL Colonel Jack Crawford Xow Teaohe B tlana of Youngsters. It is not often that an old frontier scout becomes transformed into a Sun day school teacher, but Colonel Jack Crawford, erstwhile companion of Buf falo IMU.-'-Wiid Bill" Hie'iok. and oili er of the plainsmen, teaches a class of youngsters in a Grant's Pass (Ore.) Sunday school, says a correspondent of the Chicago Inter Ocean. Furthermore, 8s a Sabbath school lecturer he. has achieved a fame which has reached as far as Portland. , Old Colonel Jack is a man of impres sive bearing. With his long, flowing White locks and his goatee a typical frontiersman's goatee it Is, too he pre sents a picturesque appearance as be stands before a class of children and lectures them on the deed of the prophets. Once upon a time the old man was known as the church building scout. He broke many trails through tlx1 mountains of Montana and Colorado and at one time was one of the niont feared pony express riders in the west. During his more active days he was mixed up iu many an affray. He saw some of the must notorious bad men bite the dust, and he was with "Wild Bill" Ilickok iu some of the fiercest fights that famous character Bad in the Dakota Bad Lands. Crawford is now a wttiod and stern business man, owns thousands of acres of Oregon land and is rated wealthy. Yet be has not forgotten his cunning with a gun and can draw bead on a bull's eye at as great a distance as he could in the seventies. Geolourloal gnrvey'a Xtv Division. ' The geological survey has lately or ganized a new division to be known as the division of hydrology. N. H. Dar ton will be in charge of the operations conducted by this division in the west, the chief center of the work of this new arm of the survey's service. Of late years the selection and determina tion of localities suitable for the sink iujr of artesian wells and of detormin ins from surface indications whether or not water exists below the surface, and, if so, at what depths, have become so vast as to require the time anil en ergies of more than one member of the survey, and for this reason the new division will have this'pliase of work as its special object. Hookefeller'a Fortune. The Journal of the Knights of Labor estimates John I. Rockefeller's pres ent fortune at $S0o,00i.iNni, bringing him the snug little income of $4S,noO. 000 a year. At the rate of Increase of tie last four years, it Is estimated that It will amount to $3,2T0.SOO,0O0,0oo in 10'-. A DlaenKBRed Club. In Berlin a club of the "disengaged" has been formed by young nien who, having broken with their sweetheart1?. regard marriage as fated to be a fail ure. Two Town. nnmmerfest. In Norway, is the most northern town of any Importance In the world and Puntas Arenas, in Pata gonia, the farthest south. VERDICT OF NOT GUILTY. First Trial In JJorthfleld on Charge of Il legal S.ile ef Liquor. Northficld, July 10. Leonard Relation, who was held for trial on the charge of furnishing at the expiration of his sentence for intoxication was given a jury trial yesterday afternoon and was adjudged not guilty. Relat ion has been confined in jail over two weeks awaiting trial, the delay being caused by inaccessibility of state's witness es. The jury was out about five minutes. Relation was charged with furnishing li quor to James Doheny. The evidence failed to show him any nearer to Doheny than a distance of 00 rods. This is the first trial for furnishing held in Northiieid under the new law. Witnesses for the state were Constable Hutchinson, ex-policeman Sayles, E. F. Field, M. Broggl, M. E. Yarrington and William Kerr. DECLARED DIVIDEND. Orange County National Bank Declare 10 on a Share. Chelsea, July 10. At the semi-annual Invoice of the National bank of Orange comity, which occurred Tuesday, the 14th, a dividend of $10 on a share of stock was declared by the directors. Since moving into its new quarters in the Baoon & Uall block, the bauk has experienced a marked increase in its business. Its savings de partment, which was established in April, 1000,has deposits amounting to nearly $io, COO, paving three per cent on same, com pounded semi-annually, Jan. 1st and July 1st. NEW HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING. Northdeld Ask for Plans and Speclflca tlous. Northiieid, July 10. A new high school building is practically assured for North- held. At an adjourned meeting of the graded school district a committee was appointed consisting of J. II. Winch, C. M. Davis, J. P. Rabidou, -W. B. Mayo, and C. D. Edgerton, whose duty It is to ascertain the cost and procure plans and specifications for a modern building adapted to the needs of the district, With over 100 pupils in the high school the old building does not afford adequate facilities. DEATH AT WEBSTERVILLE. Mr Janie Conner Died This .Morning of Old Age. Websterville, July 17. Mrs. James Connors died this morning shortly before 4 o'clock as the result of a general break ing down, due to old age. She was SO years of age, The funeral will be held from St. Sylvester's church Sunday and the interment will be iu the Catholic cem etery at Barre. The deceased is survived by six chil dren, three sons and three daughters. Her sickness was of several weeks' duaation. 0'BRIEN-CONNAVEN. Granlteville Man Marries Brattleboro Young Lady, Miss Mary E. Connaven of Brattleboro and Thomas O'Brien of Granlteville were united in marriage at the home of the bride in Brattleboro, July 15. They will be at home to friends at West Dumuter- ston, Vt., after August 1. Mr. O'Brien is well known in the musical circles of this vicinity as the leader of the Granlteville orchestra. EAST BAKRE Weather permitting there will be a lawn party on the lawn at A. C. Diekev's this evening. Weather not permitting the social will be held in the house. A mu sical program, refreshments, etc., and a good time may be expected. i. o, a. t. Neal Dow Lodge, I. O. G. T., No. 75, will hold a special meeting Saturday moru lug at 9.30 in the K. of P. hall for the purpose of attending the funeral of the late brother, u. s. v uiey, i.et every mem ber be present. Per order of Sect. A THRIVING BUSINESS. In Transportation of Jag lit This State White River Junction, July 10. Rumor has it that a transportation line from West Lebauon to this village Is in steady operation. A large proportion of the bar room patrons in west leoanon come irom this side of the Connecticut. Whenever a bibulous customer imbibes so freely that he cannot "navigate," some " philanthro pist has him quietly conveyed over the highway bridge to the Junction, where he Is either laid away in some shady nook to sleep off his ia? or left by the roadside to find his way home the best he can. Satur day evenings the line is said to do a thriv ing business, but the rates of fare have not yet been published. HOT WORDS PASSED. Mayor Burke and Burlington Police Exa miners Clanh, Burlington, July 17. Mayor Burke and the board of police examiners clashed last night at the city court room when the hearing on the charges tiled against Officer Coon was brought up and before an ad journment was taken Mayor Burke made remarks that were characterized in a speech by one not a member of the board as beneath the dignity of a mayor ior a man. There were many Interesting fea tures and in the end Mayor Burke and his henchman, Chairman J. F. Bolger, were defeated, although the mayor tried hard to have his way. GOOD GOLF YESTERDAY W. H. Pitkin Won First Very Easily. HAD NET SCORE OF 73. Of the Sixteen Players Entered in the Weekly Tournament Several Hade Good Scores. The weekly golf tournament Barre Golf Club, which was held of at the the club links yesterday afternoon, was easily won by W. II. Pitkin with many points to spare. Ills gross score was ll;i, which wins a handicap of 40 brought his score down to 7:!, the lowest net score of the matches thus far, F. S. Williams and L. J. Bailey were tied for second place, each with a low net score of 82, the former having a handicap of six and the latter of IS. Sixteen play ers went the two rounds of the course and their scores were as follows: , Gross. Han. net. W. II. Pitkin 113 40 7.1 F. S. Williams 8S H 82 L. J. Bailey loo is M F. W. Nichols 107 "21 SO Robert Clark so 2 S7 E. A. Drown P21 34 87 D. II. Perry .08 10 S C. A. Plumley - 103 B" SS J as. Reid 112 24 Sh Homer Fitts 12:1 34 SO D. W. Smith ' 100 19 00 G. H. Anker IP.) 27 03 George Tilden 110 10 KM) L. B. Dodge 118 1H 1(h) George Ross IU) 1!) 100 II. G. Woodruff BW B4 102 GOLF TOURNAMENT OPENS. C. A. IloriKe of Barre OuallUtd in the Second Sixteen. Burlington, July 17. The second an nual tournament of the Vermont State Golf association began yesterday under auspicious circumstances. There were 40 starters yesterday morn ing and it took the greater part of the day to allow each pair to make the IS holes. Golfers can play best in hot weather, ac cording to the statement of an expert, but the scores made yesterday were fairly in dicative of good results when the sun's rays were not so prominent. The nrst 10 who qualified yesterday afternoon will continue in match play in succeeding days for the State champion ship. The second 10 will play for the Waubanakee cup and the losing eight of the first 10 will compete for the consola tion cup. On the last day there will be an all day open handicap tournament. C. B. Dodge of the Barre Golf club made a score of 00 for 18 holes and will meet F. W. Elliott toda v. WILL OBSERVE LABOR DAY. Central Labor Colon So Voted Lat Even ing. Couimitten Apiioliited, At the special meeting of the Central Labor Union of Barre aud vicinity, held last evening, it was voted to observe La bor Day, which occurs on Monday, Sept. , 7th. The following committees were appoint ed: On location, E. G. Cram, Andrew Orr and Charles Jerd; on music, C. C. Grlswold; on railroad accommodations, Eugene O'Brien, Thomas Brown and Creamer Allen; on sports, William Mack ie, Donald Smith and Elton Taylor. The sum of f 100 was voted for sports, which does not Include the foot ball game. Another meeting, to be called by the pres ident, will be held some evening next week. Who Will Claim Them? The following letters appear on the ad vertised list for July 17, 1000: Men A. Bossi, Charles Baker, Luna Budro, L. A. Berry, Win Baker. George Doe, J. II. Daney, Hill & Co., Win Em ery, Frank Fannon, J. F. Jeanatt, Mal colm MeLeod, Chas. O'Brien, James Nel son, Arthur Sinclair, J. F. Sawyer, Eu gene Webber, Fred A. Wells. Women Bertha Belle, Mrs. Oscar Ben nett, Mrs. John Charles. Mrs, Gertie Farnswotth, Marion Holland, Mrs. Fran ces Messe, Bessie Slaty, Mrs. Ellen Sev ereuoe. Foresters, Attention 1 Be sure and come to the annual private picnic of Court Granite City, F. of A., to morrow at Caledonia Park. The electric railroad will run two extra ears at 1:15. P. m., starting from the square. Get oI at Benjamin Falls aud through Mr. Benja min's farm yard, permission having been obtained to go that way, or you can take any of the regular trains on the Wellg River road. 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:!. Please attend next meeting. Card of Thanks. We wish to thank our friends for th.; kindness to us daring our recent bei e v. merit, also for the beautiful floral tn'nu.f at the funeral. Mrs. A. Anderson h.-family.