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VOL. XT NO. 24.
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Fate of Young Man Charged
With Murderiog Stanford
White Was Still in Doubt
up to This Afternoon When
Court Adjourned.
Police Obliged to Beat Back
the Crowd Which .Clam
ored to Get Sight of the
Prisoner and Also His
Young Wife.
Now York, April 12. When the Thaw
ju.ors. pale ajid haggard, filed out of
the criminal courts building on their way
to breakfast at the Broadway Central
hotel, shortly after seven o'clock this
morning,' after having lieen shut tip for
38 hours, there was every indication of
the deadlock being still unbroken. The
jurors continued the debate until early
this morning, and then when the lights
were turned out, they took what repose
they could on hard chairs, a table and
the floor. , ' .;' ' . " s
Some of the jurors evidently are ap
proaching the limit of endurance, and
this, if nothing e!p, may force . final
action of some kind before the day ends.
The jury returned at 9:13, and at once
resumed the consideration of , the ver
dict. ,
At 10:15 there was a persistent rumor
about the courthouse, that the jury stood
nine for conviction. on manslaughter in
the firat degree, carrying a sentence of
,a maximum of 20 years, to three for
acquittal. Those favoring acquittal were
faid to be jurors Steele, Brearley anrt
Bolton. . - ,..
Juntice Fitzgerald arrived at the court
room at 10:30, but there was no word
from be jury. The women of the Thaw
party were awaiting him in his cham
bers. Evelyn, who left the building in
en exhausted condition last night, ap
peared much refreshed, and Mis. Wil
liam Thaw " presents the same brave
front. As great a crowd as yesterday
mrrounded the court building. At .11:30
o'clock there was still no sign from the
, The court-room was carefully guarded
aud iew except newspaper men were al
lowed inside. A few lawyers were ad
wittd. Evelyn' Thaw visited her hus
band after be had been brought to the
prisoner's pen, and then rejoined the rest
of the family in the judge's chumber.
Shortly altor 12 o'clock the jury re
quested that lunch be sent in.
At 12 '12 this afternnn the court took
a re'Vss until 2. The police were obliged
to beat back the crowd when the .Thaw
wonu n left the courthouse for luncheon,
ifany men ami women were knocked
'down and trampled on when the police
'charged to drive, the oioud back. The
'uiobf was held at bay one block away
from the entrance in each direction.
When Evelyn appeared, walking between
liiorney o'Kidlly and Peabody, the, peo
ple 'cheered her wildly and waved their
lolls. Justice Fitzgerald was also cheer
ed. The crowd remained about .the en
trance, awaiting an opportunity to re
peat the scene when the Thaw party
returned. ., , ,
Thaw Issues Another Statement
From the Tombs this morning, Ilmw
f;.ive out a statement in which he says
he did not carry a pistol until mo ad
vised by mi ex-chief of police. "In this
trial," he ways, "I wished my caw solely
end simply based upon the law of the
etate, and upon the evidence which had
convinced not only me as I reviewed and
inquired into all this 'evidence, but also
the district attorney that 1 am innocent
under the written laws of the state."
, The Cleverness of Squirrels.
; It is surprising to note the various
means employed by squirrels to escape
detection. One Juay flatten himself out
against gray patch on the back of a
tree trunk, absolutely motionless, and
unless iii your earnest, steadfast look
ing you can detect an ear or a shoulder
in relief against t!i3 sky you might as
v elt abandon search, ,. Another may lie
along a bough flattened at full length,
but hero the tulttulu ears are more easily
Been. fStill another may crouch drawn
up in tho fork of a branch, and here the
thing to look for is the Unify tip' of
the1 tail. Again, -one may gather himself
tip in a bunch to imitate a knot, and
hero he can very well tell when you
have -spied him. He will catch your
eyes even as yon catch the eye of an
acquaintance in a crowd and will in
Mtautly start on a headlong flight, leap
ing from tree to tree tili he vanishes
lruiu your sight. Dundee Advertiser.
Mrs. Andrew Brown, of Plymouth
Five Corners, has a manuscript book
given her by Mrs. Catherin" Wood,
which belonged to their aunt, Mrs. Har
riet' Dinn'ik, beating the inscription:
nx.nl tO.KU Ilia T. .!.-. 11... I.. 1 .
nary the '-nth A. D. nsa." It U bound
iu ib'xible calfskin covers and the old
fashioned paper is neatly written over.
The sign of spring today include a
straw mil which one 'man wn wearing
upon the street.
First Since Affair Started Over a Week
Ago Occurred Late Yesterday.
Boston, April 12 The first serious
trouble in the teamsters' strike which
opened on its second week yesterday,
was experienced late yesterday after
noon in South Boston, The disturbance
assumed almost the nature; of a riot,
when scores of men and boys, among
whom were many wearing union buttons,
attacked the strike breaking teamsters
and their guards in 'the section about
First and Second and Granite streets.
.Bricks and stones were hurled at the
teamsters and back again into the crowd
and in one instance a guard was pum
melei and pulled from a team. At least
one boy was seriously hurt and a unm
ber of others were injured.
The trouble started about 5:30 o'clock
as the strike breaking teamsters were
returuig to the barn, several of which
are located in this v vicinity, namelr,
those of Lewis Flanders & Co., Fifieid
& Hichardion and Hillard & Co. Wil
liam J. Shannon, aged 19, of 103 Bre
mn street, East Boston, is alleged to
have driven his team direotly into that
of one of the strike breakers.
Ilnzlet, who witnessed the scene, im
mediately placed Shannon under arrest.
In a short timo a large crowd collected,
surrounding the strikebreaking teamsters
and by misdirecting them, caused great
confusion as the teamsters attempted to
find their t.ables. ISricks and stones
were hurled and one athletic young man
jumped upon a dray owned by Flanders
ft. Co., crept up behind the guard, who
was standing behind the driver and im
mediately engaged him in a rough and
tumble on the empty vehicle.
When they rolled off the dray the
guard's assailant escaped in the crowd.
About this time two sergeant and
twenty oflicers appeared on the scene
and attempted to Weak up the crowd.
Michael Hallisey, aged 18 years, of 20
Second street, South Boston, was ar
rested, charged with disturbing the peace
and assault. A boy in the crowd having
been hit on the head with a stone, the
police clninW they saw the stone thrown
which bit the boy, and arrested Edward
Bentell, aged 19 years, a strike-breaker
from New York, against whom the po
lice placed a charge of assault and bat
tery. The victim's name is given as
William Lynch of 22 Mercer street, So.
Boston., .
Therefore W. Howard Mears is Deposed
From Ministry in The Episcopal
Church Was Investigating
New York,- April 12. Rev. W. How
ard Mears, curate at -St. Matthews
Episcopal church, who was' arrested by
the police at a house in tTie "Tender
loin" district March 12 last, where he
had gone in company with a negreo
woman, was deposed from the ministry
yesterday by Bishop Coadjutor Greer,
following a report by a committee of
inquiry a pointed to investigate the con
duct of the preacher on the occasion in
question. The committee reported that
tho curate violated his sixth ordination
vow, which requires that a clergyman
'"as far as in him- lies shall make himself
a wholesome example and pattern to
the flock of Christ."
The Kev. Mear asserted that he was
not actuated by any wrong motive .in
visiting the house in the "Tenderloin"
and that his pretence there was with
a view of making sociological investi
gations, but he accepted the commit
tee's findings, declared in writing his
withdrawal from the ministry and for
warded his resignation to Bishop Co
adjuxtor Greer, who then deposed him.
The magistrate, before whom Mears
was arraigned after his arrest, accept
ed his explanation of his presence In
the "Tenderloin", and discharged him.
New York Committee Favors a Commis
sion to. Arrange Celebration.
Albany, April 12. The Assembly
way and means committee reported
favorably a concurrent resolution pro
viding for the appointment of a com
mission . consisting of the governor,
three assemblymen and three senators
to represent the state at a conference
by a similar commission from Vermont
and Canada to arrange for the proper
observance in 1009 . of the tor-centenary
celebration of the discovery of Lake
Chaniplain. . .
Bryan New Hampshire Dates,
Boston, April 12. The. itinerary of
William J. Bryan in New England this
month was announced ' last night by
George Fred Williams. -Among the
places where Mr,; Bryan will speak are
the following: Fall Itiver, April 23 ;
Lawrence, April 23, afternoon; Lowell,
evening; Hanover, N. H.; April 2o, noon;
Noill "Stratford, N. II., evening; Berlin,
N. II., April 27, afternoon; Concord, N.
H., evening; Portland, Me., April 20;
Watervillc, 'Me., April 30, afternoon.:
Bangor, evening. "
Frank Bruce has moved from A. L.
Davenport's house to Mrs. Brigg'a tene
ment on Main street
The Good Templars will give a sugar
social at town hall nevt Monday even
ing, April 15. Sugar served from 6 to
8 o'clock, A spelling match will be held
after. Full bill 15 cents.
There will be a special Rebekah meet
ing next Tuesday evening. All members
are earnestly requested to be present,'
Woolen Mill at Gouldsville
Damaged $1,200
C. M. Davis' Factory, Chief Busines of
Village, Discovered to Be on Fire
at o'Clock Fire Fighters
Do Well.
Northfield, April 12.By a' great ef
fort the large woolen mill at Goulds
ville, owned by CM. Davis of this place,
was saved fro'm complete destruction by
firo this morning. - The bU-achery room
was burned out, the los being $l,20O,
which is covered by insurance Mr. Da
vis employs about 150 hands, and work
will not. be crippled to any extent, as
the bleaching department can be trans
ferred to another part of the building.
Had the mill been destroyed it would
have been a serious loss to the village
of Gouldsville, as that busincj consti
tutes tho chief Industrial - life of the
There is no apparatus to fight fire
in the village, and when the flames
were diVoveied at two o'clock the volun
teers had nothing to light with except
the pumps at th mill. These were
used to good advantage and the flames
were confined to the bleachery depart
ment, a building dst ached from the main
structure and separated by about thirty
feoU Tho volunteers fought for over two
hours and at 4:30 had the fire subdued.
The lo is confined chiofly to the goods
in the bkachery, , '
Five Artests Have Been Made and More
Are Said to Be Immi
nent. St. Albans, April 12. Five arreCs
have been made aiul others are said to be
imminent following what the police and
detectives vy is a systematic series of
robberies of. brass trimmings from the
Central Vermont railway company.
Those already under arrest are James
Peters,: a ; roundhouse employe of the
railroad and Samuel Godfrey, also em
ployed by the company, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Cohen and Louis Vaivert, the
last three junk dealers. Peters and
Godf ey have already been bound over
to the geptember term of county court.
The railroad i company engaged the
Thicl detective agency of New York to
ferret out the loss of brass and five de
tectives have been at work for some
time. The stealings have averaged from
1,400 to 1,500 pounds of brass a day.
Most of the stuff was sent to Jersey
City and Boston, and it is said that an
arrest has been made in the latter city.
The Cohens and Neivert will have
their hearings tomorrow, at which tim
M. H. Alexander of Georgia will repre
sent the railroad.
Thomas Burke, Jr., Nashua Brakeman,
Killed at Fepperell, Last Night.
Nashua, NV 11., April 42. Thomas
Burke, Jr., of this citv was run over by
the cars at Peppereil about 6 o'clock
last night end died shortly afterwards
from his injuries. Ho was about 20
years of agn and was employed as a
brakeman. lie was On the roof of a
train due in this city at 6:30 o'clock
and fell between two ears. The wheels
passed over the top of his head, crush
ing the, sknll. He was not otherwise
injured. The body was brought to this
city and taken in chargo by the be
reaved family.
The victim was unmarried and lived
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Burke of Pearl street. Besides his par
ents he is survived by two brothers,
Patrick and Joseph. The latter, who was
in the high school, but lost a leg last
summer while trying to mount a mov
ing car on the railroad. The victim of
yesterday accident was injured Home
time ago by being struck by an over
head bridge.
Woman Alleged to Have Begged for
Money in Barre.
A woman giving her name as Mrs.
Ethel Hunt was anew ed at fhe house
of a family named Hcnles on Wert street
this afternoon charged with being a
vagrant. Tho woman has been around
the city for some time and is alleged
to have annoyed different people by go
ing to' their homes and begging for food
and once inside, of a house, to refuse to
leave. The arrest was made by officer,
lfamet on a warrant issued by grand
juror Davis. She will bo. brought before
Judgo Scott in city court this after
noon. '
Miss Mary Brown returned from Bos
ton Thursday with a full line of milli
nery goods preparatory for tho spring
trade, and is ready to do business. Her
formal spring opening will occur about
May 1st.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Lamberton will
move into Eugene Merrill's house on
Cabot street as soon as it is vacated,
S. Rwerdfeger and Eugene Merrill re
turned from DcT-and, Florida, Thursday.
Eugene looks like he Imd passed , a
pleasant winter in the. land of flower.
Sunday, April 14, services at the
Congregational church ill be as follows:
Preaching at 11:00 a. m., topic, A
Valuable Cement. Sunday school at
12:00. At 7:00 p. m., C. E. services,
topic, Jacob; Tien. 481. to 0. At 7:30
pleaching, topic, The Value of a Man,
All are ' cordially- invited.
Former Station Agent at Bolton Was
Accused of Ditching The New En
gland States Limited.'
Burlington, April 12. Hie eae of
.-tale .against Patrick F. MeCabo, tho
former Central Vermont station' agent
at Bolton, wlw was charged with train
wrecking, and with perjury before the
state board of railroad commissioners,
was nol pressed yesterday in Chitten
den county court.
These cases grew out of the wrecking
at Bolton, January 26, 1000, of the even
ing northbound New England States
limited express train. The train, run
ning at tho rate of 50 miles an hour,
jumped an open switch and plunged into
three freight cars on a siding. Every
car of the, train was derailed and somu
of them were considerably damaged.
The derailed cars ploughed over the ties
for a" distance of 50 rods. By circum
stances which seemed littlo short of
miraculous, no one was injured in the
disaster, although the cars wore heavily
laden with passengers.
The train crew wa exonerated' from
any charge of negligence from tho fact
that the switch light was in a position
tA indicate that the switch was proper
ly set. Trainmen who examined the
switch after the wrecking of the ears
found that it had leen "left unlocked
and tluit the light had been taken oft
and suspended by a wir o as to ap
pear as if set in regular foniu-
KHSpieion soon centered upon Station
Agent MeCalie. He was (summoned to
testify in the investigation instituted
by tha state railroad comniissipners.
This hearing wa held first in Burling
ton and was in progress at St.. Albans
when McCabe disappeared.
He was traced into Canada and after
bcijig followed through the Provinces of
Quebec was at length located in a re
mote farmhouse. After some hesitation
MeCabe consented to return to Vermont
without process of e&'tiadition.
The perjury proceedings w ere drop
ped hcaua tle last legislature repealed
tlie statute under which they icere
brought ant re-enacted a new statute, '
The following other , cases has 'also
been rlol pressed: State vs Jerome
Demars, larceny; State vs. Frank Robin
son, licjuor; State vs. Charles - Put we, in
toxication; State vs. Ehwod Cook, lar
ceny. -'-'. - -, v.
Mr. and Mrs. A. 0. Ferguson of Burling
ton Hold Reception.
Burlington, April 12. Mr. and Mr?.
A. O. Ferguson celebrated the 25th an
niversary of their wedding at. their home
on Lyman avenue last evening, about
150 of their friends extending their con
gratulations between- the hours of 7:30
and ten o'clock. Many appropriate gifts
received during the past few days indi
cated in ft measure the esteem in which
they are held. The guests were received
by Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson, C. J. Fergn
wn and Mrs. Fannie D. Johnson, while
the Rev. W. A. Davison and Mrs. W. H.
Alexander assisted ii entertaining. How
ard Crane and G, VV. Marks acted, as
usher Mrs. VV.- F. Ferguson, Mr. B.
J. Andrews, Mrs. C. J. Ferguson and
Mrs. Helen Dou'ney presided at the re
freshment tables, and the guerts were
served by Misses Helena Simonds, Vir
ginia Ferguson, Vida Johnson and Flor
ence Hill. Miss L-!a Cameron presided
at tho punch bowl and Miss Lilla Bond
at the registration table. Music was
furnished by Hagar's orchestra, and B. L.
Kent catered.
Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson were married
April 11, 1882, at the Congregational
church in Richmond by the late Kev. J.
F. Ferguson, father of the groom. . Mrs.
Ferguson Mas Abigail M. Andrews, t'.e
daughter of Judge E, B. Andrews of
Richmond, now S3 years of age, and
who was present at the reception last
evening. Judge and Mrs. Andrews cele
brated their golden wedding 13 years
ago, having lived together 63 years, Mrs.
Andrew' death occurring a few mouths
Entry of Settled and Discontinued in
Diamond Ring Case.
Bu-'ington, April 12. An entry of
settled and discontinued was made in
Chittenden county court yesterday af
ternoon in the caM of Mrs. Flora Cross
man vs. Henry M. Quinn, apt. This
was an action, of trover in ivhieJi the
plaintiff,' a Burlington woman, sought to
recover from the defendant for the loss
of a diamond ring. Mr. Quinn wa for
merly a medical student here. The cac
grew, out of a misunderstanding be
tween him and Mr. Grossman, berth
of witom were present at a social
function, when, as the plaintiff
claimed, -Quinn borrowed her diamond
and failed to return tho jewel. The
case gained wide notoriety when heard
in city court a year ago.
A plea of guilty was entered yester
day in the case of State vs. Minnie
Powers, who' is charged with illegal
lirpior selling. Sentence was deferred.
Loss at Fish Hatchery Exaggerated.
State Fish and Game Commissioner
II. G. Thomas, of Stowe, says that all
stories thus far printed regarding the
loss of fry at the Vermont fish hatch
ery at Roxbury are greatly exagger
ated. Mr. Thomas says only the usual
spring loss has occurred and the. coif
ditions of the hatchery itself have
nothing to do with tho death of the
small fry. Mr. Thomas says that plan
are -now 'being made to stock many of
the brooks and trout lakes in the. spring,
bake Mansfield will be greatly benefitted
again this year by the addition of a
large amount of fry." Mr. Thomas said
that it was an interesting fact .that
since the lake had been opened, some
six' years .ago, two tons and; a half of
trout have been taken from its waters.
The trout season there opens about the;
middle of June. The Annual meeting
of the Lake Mansfield cbib will be held
June 15. ,
Mr. Thomas has already appointed
about 300 wardens in the 240 towns of
the state and will probably appoint as
many mole.
Man Went Over Niagara. ,
Niagara Falls, N. Y April 12. An
unknown man about six feci tall with
dork moustache was seen to jump into
the rapids from Goat island bridge at
ten o'clock last night. He was carried
over the American alia, ' '
Case From Barre in County
Court To-day
He Was Charged With Failure to Plaster
a Chimney as Required 'to Do
Under Building Laws of
" the City. " ; '
The jury which has been frving the
case of ' W. Cute, vs. Fife & "Child in
Washington county for nearly a week
reported a verdict this morning that the
defendants were not guilty of converting
a lot of slabwood to their own uses, the
wood having been sold to the plaintiff.
The defendants were also authorized to
receive their costs in the case. The cae
was given to the jury yesterday shortly
before 'noon and a verdict was' not
reached until late last night. It is likely
that the plaintiff will take the case to
supreme court on exceptions;
Following this case was that, of State
vs. Henry Cataract, a Barre City ordi
nation cane, which was taken up after
considerable delay during which Judge
Miles considered whether it should be
entered as a state case and who should
pay the entry. The court held that it
was a -state case and that there should
Ins no entry fee. State's Attorney Gates
then started the prosecution of it. The
cue ca,n up. to county court from the
Barre city court cm an appeal. Cataract
was brought into the lower court for vio
lation of an rudinance, it being claimed
that ho failed to plaster a chimney on
the .outside. The plaintiff was found
gtliity land was fined ?20 " wRh costs,
whereupon, he took an appeal. F. D.
Burgess, appeared for him in the local
city court, as lie does in county court,
with'Rifhard A. Hoar. The putting on
of testimony was started thi forenoon.
Just before noon today the court or
dered the jury in the Cataract ease to
bring in a verdict of not guilty on the
ground that the alleged violation was
set up' as coming under section 15. which
has since been changed to section 17,
and that the charge was too general and
did riot specify the violation clearly
enough. , :
The next case to be, taken up will be
that of tieorge VV. Freeman apt vs. John
P. Donovan, another case oi appeal will
be taken up tomorrow morning.
Dr. F. C Ligouri Secure Bill from LU-
lian B. Ligourl
Dr. Francis C Ligourl has Wen grant
ed a divorce from his wife, Lillian (P.ush)
LigourK after a hearing held in Wash
ington county court before Judge Mile
and assistant judges Wells and Winch.
A cross-bill had been entered, but was
tint. Jionril. Mr. T.iimuri sued on the
ground of desertion, and no defenso was
entered to tho suit. Attorney .lohn v.
Gordon appeared ton the plaintiff at the
trial, which was heard partially lan
Wednesday and completed last night.
Dr. Ligourl is one of the best known
among the younger physicians of the
citv. The defendant is the daughter of
Mr", and Mrs. 1L K. Bush. -,
The petitions of Alice Boardman
agnin Henry C. Boardman, Warren and
Mabel Lothrop against, N. C. Lothrop,
Montpelier, have been dismissed.
Frank Riiguam- of Bradford was In
town Mbndis
Mrs. James Burton and Mrs. Joseph
wree in Wells River Tuesday.
Miss .Eva Park of St. Jolinsbury it
spending the week with her mother,
Mrs. Clara Parks.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. George of South
Ryegate were in town Tuesday.
(!. H. Pillsbury and Albert Page were
in Newbury Wednesday on business
connected with the bcIiooIs. .
Mrs. F. P. Heath went to Montpelier
Thursday to visit her niece, Miss Flora
Sleeper, for a few days.
Mrs. Alma Clement of Woodsvillo, N.
II., is viijiting at Frank Mormon's.
Miss Theresa Darling of Booth Rye
gute was a caller in town Thursday,
O. O. Morrison had the mi-fortiuie to
cut one fool badly Wednesday nhile
chopping ice in order to open a door.
Calvin Darling is moving his house
hold goods to the farm he recently pur
chaed of F. G. Heath.
Mrs. Dexter Whit ehill,' spent tlie day
Tuesday with friends in South Rye
go te. '
Clyde M. Coflin returned to his work
at St. Albans Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Laura Kent, who has been vis
iting' Dr. .1. N. Eastman returned Wed
nesday to Montpelier.
Dr. If. H, Iee of Wells River was
called to town .Monday to see the little
son of Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Eastnuin,
who was very ill. Tho child is now
much lietter.
Miss 'Jennie Wrinkle, returned Mon
day from Georgia, where she has been
on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. .K. A. Rugg,
torn -r residents of this town.
The many friends here of Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Gale .of St. John.sbury were
pain.'J to learn of their injury in the
railroad accident at llardwick Wednes
day morning, Mrs. Gala was seriously
injured upon the bead and face, while
Hv. Gale sustained injuries upon one
side. '
The graded school will open Monday,
April 15. It has been necessary for the
school hoard to engage new teachers in
all but the primary department. Mis
Rose Whit ehill will continue her work
in that room. Mrs. Robert HoMtier has
been engaged for the intermediate and
Mr. Everett Forsyth for the grammar
room, while the services of Mr. II. S.
Peu,rsa of Boston, Mass., has leeri ite
cured as principal of the high M-houl.
Mr. Pearse comes highly recommended
and no doubt will prove an efficient in
structor. i'.ead the Bryan adv on page 4.
MontpXlier Actors and Actresses Perform
Very Acceptably.
t Montpelier, April 12. The comic op
era, "(yiiimes of Normandy," was pre
sented by local talent at tho opera house
last evening for the benefit of tho Hea
ton hospital, under the direction of G rant
lleth and Fannie Tewksbury Ileth of
Lewion, Maine. Burring the length of
the performance, the entertainment was
a great success, both artistically and
financially. ' It will be repeated this
The lending parts were taken by Miss
Ida Hughes as "f-erpolette," Mi?s Alice
Folsom as 'Germninc," L. G. Gr'Uiths
of Barre as "Grenieheux." George Mc
Masters as "Gaspaid." Frank K. Goa
as "The Bailli" and If. D. Hopkins as
"Henri." After the newness of the
thing had worn off, the choruses perj
formed splendidly, puttimr vigor and vol
ume into their work. Tho soloists,' par
ticularly MKs Hughes and Mr. Grifliths.
were strong, while in the dramatic .art
Mr. McMastetfs, as the -miser and de
spised old man, showed so much ability
that the audience suspected he must be
a professional actor who is managing
tho drums in Whitlier's oreestra just
for i change. The Whittier orchestra
made the performance much - of-, a -success.
Fancy drills by groups of girls and
an intricate dance' by little liraine Estee
added much to the enjoyment . of the
entertainment, the last-named being a
star performer. ; -
The amusement committee which had
charge of the entertainment, was as fol
lows:. Mrs. Frank Lowe, Mrs. Charles
Hen ton, Mrs. George Wheeler, Mrs, Chas.
Fuller, Mrs. Pearl Blodgett, Mr. Carroll
Pitkin, Mrs. A. C. Rianchard, Mrs. It.
Lanier, Mrs. E. H. Deavitt.
Statement About Burlington Is Declared
to Be False, According to Message
Received in Bane
' - Today.
A despatch sent out from Manchester,
N. II., that Burlington hid withdrawn'
from the New Hampshire state baseball
league is declared to be. itieorreet, accord
ing to advice received in this city to
day. The directors stated that a meet
ing of the Burlington association will
be held tomorrow evening, and if there
is any sentiment for withdrawal it will
be allowed to put in a woyl about it
then. The despatch is a follows:
"Though Burlington, Vt., sent a repre
sentative to the meeting of the New
Hampshire state league at the Ne.w City
hotel Wednesday;- with full power to act,
word was received by telephone from
the Vermont city Thursday afternoon
that there was a hitch in the proceedings
and some doubt was expressed that the
association would come in. , ,
The intimation came as a great sur
prise to the leaguo official and to A. W.
I)aley, representing the Barre-Montpe'lier
Intercity A. A, which- wes also admitted
to the league.
"If Burlington ' withdraws, this will
necessitate the withdrawal of Barre
Montpelier, es it would not be advisable
to rtravet- such a great distance to play
with one team alone. ' 1 . ' .
"A. K. Milne, who represented the
Burlington association at Wednesday's
meeting, communicated with Mr. Daley
Thursday afternoon at the New City
hotel and announced to him that as a
result of the meeting of the association
held Thursday morning at Burlington,
the members had practically decided not
to become a member of the league. He
said that opposition, had been raised by
those interested in baseball on the grouud
that it would injure the college games
of the university of Vermont. Further
more, there was some talk of forming a
minor league in the adjoining towns.
"Mr, Daley and his associates, who
had been working hard on the eight-club
schedule, were obliged to call a halt in
their work. ;
"As a result of the communication,
Mr. Daley was authorised by President
William B. Van Duwr of the New Hamp
shire State league to confer with the
Burlington association "on his return, to
Vermont Fridav, and to ascertain just
what the troubio is and adjust it if pos
sible. Mr. Daley was invested with full
power. to act. , , ,
"The action 'of .the. Burlington people
practically knocks baseball in the head
for the.Barre-Montpelier Intercity A. A.
"Just what the -outcome will be is a
matter of conjecture. Naturally tlm
New Hampshire State league officials
feel put out over the turn that things
have' taken, as Buvlintion was very
anxious to become a m"inber, and it was
not at the solicitation of, the league
ollicials that representatives were sent
here. -,
."It is hoped by all concerned that, the
matter can bo adjusted to the satisfac
tion of tlie Burlington association."
Participants Were Announced at Mont
, pelier Seminary Today.
The parts for the Montpelier seminary
class day were announced today as fol
lows: president. Bertha O. Clogston of
Williamstown ; vice president, Charles B.
Adams of Randolph; secretary, Sadie H.
Pond of Fast Berkshire; treasurer, G,C
Carpenter of Cabot; orator, H. S. llulke
ley of Moretown; port, James M. Seaver,
of Wareham, Mum.; historian,' Grace L.
Alh-n of Ferrisburgh; prophet, Margaret
Kdgerton of Northtield; class Mill, C. B.
Admits of Randolph: words for ode. Mr.
Seaver, and music by Emma-A. Brown.
Walter L. Wilcox of Moietown Mill pre
sent the class key. -
). D. Cole of Marslifiehl was in the
city on business today.-
A child was born this forenoon to
Mr. nnd Mrs. P. Minini of Bluekwell
Among arrivals nt the City hotel to
day are MUs Lama Dunks, burlinnf on ;
1. V. Nixon, ltoi-ton: W, It. done, Leba
non. N. II.; W. F. Lulus mid F. L. North,
Burlington. -
A memorial Kcrvicc will be held in
the Salvation Army hall Sunday even
ing, April 14th, in remembrance of Mrs.
M, Hull, who pusRcd ; away Saturday
morning. The service w ill , hi led by
('apt. Caroline McVeigh, Lieut. Anna
Savage, All are wclcoinu.
Vincitia Lodge Visits Mont
pelier Lodge, K.of P.
Special Train Bore 45 Barre Knights
and Returned to This City at '
- an Early Hour Thi
In response to an invitation from
their Montpelier brothers, Vincitia
lodg Knights of. Pythias, paid a fra
ternal visit to the Montpelier Knights
lart evening, there being forty-five to
! go by the special train over tho Mont
I pelier & Wells River railroad. At tha
joint meeting which was held in tho
Grand Army hall -;he rank of knight
was worked in long form by Vincitia,
lodge, one candidate tjelnjy put through.
After this business had been done
the meeting adjourned to castle hall,
where a mo.it bounteou and well-served
banquet was given by Montpelier lodge,
No. 13 and the, Montpelier Pythian
Sisters. In tho postprandial exercises
Arthur Allen of Montpelier lodge served
as toartmaitcr, and gave tho Barro
Knights a very hearty welcome, and
tendered the thanks of the Montpelier
lodge for the assistance which Vincitia
lodge had rendered them in the work
of the evening. Ho then called for tho
following toats: ,
"Friendship," Richard S. Currier of
Vincitia lodge. ,
"Charity," Homer C. Ladd of Vincitia
""Bravery," Burton E. Bailey. (Mr.
Bailey was the candidate of the xivea
ing, and by his most able and eloquent
response proved himself to be a man of
whom the lodge might b jutly proud.)
"What I know that is funny," James
Smith of Vincitia lodge.-
"Some of my experiences on the
stump with 'Billy' Bryan," George Her
bert Pape of Vincitia lodge,
"Fraternal love,'" George L. Bates of
Vincitia lodge. v
"The uniform Tank," Major 0, M.
Willey of Vincitia lodge.
"Montpelier lodge," Chancellor Com
mander Ira Edon of Montpelier lodge.
Mr. Edson told of the increased, pros
perity of the Montpelier lodsre and paid
a very glowing tribute to the work of
the order of Knights of Pythias.
After many sole-stirring (?) songs by
Smith's choir the Barre Knights took
the, train for home, reaching this city
at about one o'clock this morning. It
was the unanimous verdict that the
evening had been well spent and that
it was one which will be long remember
ed with pleasure by all Knights who
were so fortunate as to be in attend
ance. ,
Lumpers Fixed Up With Manufacturers
Yesterday Afternoon and Resumed
. Work Today.
Hardwiek, April 12. The difficulty be
tween the . grarrllo manufacturers aud
their lumpers, which didn't get .settled
at the same time that the manufactur
ers and cutters came to an agreement,
was fixed up yesterday ' afternoon', and
the men returned to work this morning,
so that all branches of the granite in
dustry arc now in operation once, wore
after the suspension since-March 1.
In conjunction with the cutters' agree
ment was one made with the tool sharp
eners. Their wages will bo $3,20 a day,
a twenty-cent raise over the old bill.
Polishers' and sawyers, who must be
member, of the local association, will
receive .IS cents ami cents per. hour
resjiectively, until 1908, after which the
average minimum of New England will
be the established rate until 191 J.
New Tea Store Will Onen For Business
Tomorrow. . ,
The Eastern Estate Tea company,
2Srt and 2S7 West street, New Vork
city, tomorrow (Saturday) morning will
open a branch store in this, dty in tho
L. M. Averill building, 23 North Main
Micct, which they have leased for a
term of years, wi'th a full lino of teas,
coffers, baking powder, spices, extracts,
cocoa, chocolate, starch, soap, etc. This
eompeny has branch stores throughout
New Vork state, also one in Burlington.
The company carries a very largo assort
ment of premiums, especially in tho
furniture line. ,
They have refitted, painted and paper
ed the store, which affords a very pretty
ap'-aiunce and is ono of the finest anil
nlost up-to-dato stores in the, city.
Ney Song Written By R, D. Erodie of
( Granitevilie Just Published.
One of the newest songs published is
entitled "The Little. Man," and tho,
author is R. D.'Brodie of Granitevilie.
The words aro pleasing and thtv music
"catchy" and the song ought to be a
popular success. Mr. Brodie has cer
tainly done a good piece of work. Thi,
song" is published by the Sucivss Music.
Co., of 356 Dearborn street, Chicago,
Lewis Sanders Found to Have Been So
With Stella King. ;
Builillffton. Anril 12 The' iurv in ti
eae of State vs. Lewi Saudcrs, which
kis iM-en tried in lUKtcnden county
fiurt. IVtr n'iminiil imetunlt. tn Kftl'..
Kiinr. thirteen res is old. rendered n v.
diet of guilty this morning, after being
out i hours. Sentence was deferred.
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