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BARRE, VT., MONDAY, IPRIL K, 1907.
PRICE, ONE CENT
Heavy Earthquake Shock
Was Recorded To-day
IT CONTINUED TWO HOURS
In Force It Compared With Those Which
Recently Occurred at Kingston
and Valpariso Reports
Washington, April '15. Chief Moore
of the weather burean issued a bulletin
today, announcing that an earthquake
of groat intensity was reoor'!v-d by the
seimsrnograph beginning at 1:14 a. m.
and lasting two hours. The greatest
motion of the eartk vat from east to
west. . The reeordt pcem to indicate
that the earthquake at a distance com
pared in intensity with, those recently
which occurred at Valpariso and Kings
ton. SHOT BY HOUSE-BREAKER.
George Shambacher of New York Fatally
New York, April 15. George Sham
baclier, a wealthy real estate dealer, 56
years of age, was shot and fatally wound
ed in the dining room of his home in
East 44th street early yesterday. His
family believe thaifc a burglar surprised
by Shamltaeher shot Jiim. - '
Mrs. Shambacher told the police that
she and a eon, Herman, were awakened
by the report of a weapon and both hur
ried to the dining room in time to see
Shambaoher stagger across the Moor and
fall. In reply to questions the dying
man said only.
"I've been flint"- and pointed to an
open window. Immediately after he be
came unconscious and died within a few
hours. : -
The family's theory is that Sliani-
baeher, who came in late after having
collected rents from several tenants, was
unable to sleep because of a-sthma, to
attacks of which ho Mas subject, and
left his bedroom which adjoined his wife's
with the intention of walking up and
down the dining room He had done this
before when restless. They 'think that
he interrupted the work of a house break
er. He was aliot in the intestines and
the wound did not suggest suicide to the
The widow waa S'lambacber'ir second
wife. He married her five years ago. She
was formerly a maid in the family. The
children, of whom there ore nine, two
Hons and seven daughters, were by the
earlier marriage. -.
MRS. MCLEAN'S TRIUMPH.
Is Certain to Again . Head the D. A.
- Rters. .'"."" -".
Washington, D. C, April 15. Nearly
700 Duughters of the American Revolu
tion, representing 75,000 members at
tended its opening meeting of the 16th
annual congress at Memorial Continental
holl to-day. The opening was in ovation
fiw Mrs. Donald McLean, who, in spite
of opposition, will be re-elected president,
probably by a unanimous vote. The Mc
Lean and anti-McLean 'tickets in the
field for the other offices.
, The feature of the morning session
wa, the president's annual address. Mrs.
Robert E. Park of Georgia. Mrs. Mat hew
T. Scott of Illinois, Mrs. Richard J. Bar
ker of Rhode Island, Mrs. L. J. Snyder
of Texas, Mrs. John McLean of New
Hampshire, Mrs. Stephen Langworth of
Nebraska also spoke.
DIED WHILE ASLEEP.
Jamei Eckels, Former Comptroller
' Cbicngn, April 15. James Eckels, pres
ident of the Commercial National bank,
and former comptroller of the currency,
died at bis home yesterday of heart
disease. Death occurred apparently while
he wag asleep.
The fact that he was dead was discov
ered by his butler, Frank Evans, who
entered Mr. Eckels'a room to answer a
telephone ring that Jias continued for
some time, tvans found Mr. Eckels ap
parently asleep. The butler railed to
him, and gett ing no .response, sought to
arouse him only to find that he was
EXPLOSION ON DREDGER.
Two Men Killed and Eight Injured As
Key West, Apdl 15. An explosion
which occurred on the dredger George
W. Allen engaged in extensive work on
the Honda East Coast railwav at Key
West yesterday caused the deiwh of
two Spaniards, and injured eight other
men. rour or the injured were badly
A tube in the boiler is said to have
burst. The escaping steam blew upon
the furnace doors and threw live eoals
and wteam on trie mo men who were
killed. Those injured were usleep at the
time. The steam blew out a partition on
ROOSEVELT'S COUSIN DEAD.
George W. Roosevelt, Cc.isul-Genal at
Washington, I). C April 15. The
state department has been advised tf the
death of Consul i.enenu ueoige w.
Roosevelt at Brussels, He was a cousin
of the president.
Yesterday's American League Games.
At St. Louis Chicago C, St. Iuis 2
Saturday's American League Scorea.
At Philadelphia Philadelphia 4
At Detroit Cleveland ft, Detroit 3.
At St. Louis- Chi si go 6, St. Louis 4
At Washington New York 4, Wash
ington 4 (10 innings).
Yesterday's National League Scores.
At Chicago Chicago 2, St. I oui-t 0.
JUSX A YEAR TO A DAY.
. W. Owens of Stowe Lived After His
Stowe, April 15. M. W. Owens died
in the houso where he had always resided
since he came to Stowe 40 years ago this
month, Saturday forenoon, April 13, the
date of his wife's death a year ago. Mr.
Owen had been in failing health for sev
eral year8 and had been confined to his
bed six weeks. He was born in South
Burlington October 1, 1824, and was in
his 83rd vear. He was the son of Almon
Owen of Hinesburgh and Mrs. George
v alts of Stowe. lie married Miss Juna
A. Irish, who died April 13, 1906. Of
their three children one survives, Miss
Emerette. M., who has eared for her par
ents during their declining years. Ha
also leaves two grandsons, C.E. Hale ot
Waltham, Mass., and W. L. Hale of
Stowe and three great grandchildren. In
1852 Mr. Owen went to California, where
be remained, four years, meeting with
some success in gold mining. Jur. uwena
was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisting
from Essex in Co. E, 7th Vt. He was
mustered in with his regimen February
12. 1802, and served until it was dis
banded April 7, 1806. He was a sergeant
and had been promoted to lieutenant at
the time of his discharge. During a fur
lough in 1864 Mr. Owens moved nis tam
ily to Stowe and returned here at the
close of bis service. He was a member
of Mvstic Lodge, F. & A. M., and of H.
H. Smith Post, G. A. R. The funeral
was held at the house at 2:30 p. in.
KILL THREE AEN
Westbound Passenger Train Plunged
Into Open Switch While Running '
at High Rate of Speed,
Alexandria, La., April 15. Throe men
were killed and one probably fatally
injured, as the result of-what is be
lieved to have been the work of train
wreckers at Cheneyville, 30 miles south
east of here on the Texas & Pacific rail
road, early yesterday A westbound
passenger train plunged into an open
switch while running at a high rat of
speed. The wreckage caught lire and the
mail car, baggage and express car and
two passenger coaches were burned.
The dead are: Engineer John
Covington and Fireman Michael Kass.
both of New Orleans, and an unidenti
fied man whose charred body was found
in the wreckage.
- Express Messenger William Rough,
of ew Orleans was badly injured
An investigation ' showed that the
switch lock had been broken and the
switch turned and the signal lantern
thrown away. A full investigation is
now being made by the railroad offi
Can They Be Acquired or Are They
England is , dicusing the question.
''Can charming manner b - taught 1"
Most mothers hold, ooiisctouslv or un
consciously, one of two theory about
the acquirement of manners by their
One mother says, "Manners are only
the outward sign of the inner nature.
Ii my daughter has a kind heart and ft
well-trained mind ahe will behave in a
entle, charming fashion. I will teach
er compassion, respect for aire, un
selfish zeal for helping with the world's
work. Her manners will take care of
Another mother snvs, rMv irirls will
never get on without conventional roan
ners. Ihey shall be tauuht from babv
hood to emulute the speech snd bcarinsr
ot ladies, ihey shall be instructed in
the proper behavior for every occasion.
They snail walk and dance and write
and speak with graceful perfection.".
..Neither method produces altoirether
t nseittshness is truly the foundation
oi good manners, but not tbe .nper-
siruciure. .Many conventional re-trie
tions have grown about social relations
Some can be explained by the demand
of kindness and some cannot. Could
a child -infer from his desire to helo
others that he should not eat wjth his
knife 7 Many oiienees against good
taste interfere in some way with the
rights of others, but many others do
o.t : 11 .1 t . .
.-iiii, no net ot ruies to produce a
polished lady will aehive a result fit
for the strain of life. The manners of
the French boarding school mar adorn
the ballroom, but are too likely to fail
at the breakfast table or in the crowded
car.' The woman of perfect manners
must re enforce her uefulne bv
social rules, and conventionality must
be vitalized, by the warm desire .for
others' pleasure. The best life never
"comes naturally," whether in manners
IThe secret of charming manners is
the desire for them. When the mother
wishes them for her daughter as much
as she wishes the other roods of the
world, her daughter will have them.
louth s Companion. ,
No Subject For Congratulation.
A young lawyer, not noted for In
telligence, succeeded in having a client
acquitted of murder. Meeting a friend
a few days afterward, the lawyer was
greeted with warm congratulations.
"Yes," said the lawyer, mopping his
brow, "I got him off, but it was a nar
row escape, ,
'A narrow escape I How!"
"Ah, the tightest , squeeze you ever
sa-.v. iou Know l examined the wit
nesses and made the argument myself,
uie pica neing seu-aetciiee. The jury
was out two whole days. Finally the
judge cauea mem berore him and asked
what the trouble was.
" 'Only one thing, my lord,' replied
me loreman. vas the prisoner s coun
sel retained by him or appointed by
inn eoun i
"'No, gentlemen, the prisoner Is
man of means,' said the judge, 'and en
g;."ed his own counsel.'
"I could not see what, bearing the
question had on the evidence." con
tinued the lawyer, "but ten minutes
later in filed the jury, and what do you
tnniK tne verdict was?'
'What!" asked bis friend.
"Why, not guilty, on th ground of
insanity." ..Vmjilua Commercial Ap
Strike Breaker in Boston. Ac
cused of Shooting
SPECTATOR OF QUARREL
Men Were Hurlinz Sticks at Head
quarters of Strike Breakers When
Four Revolver Shots Were
i Fired From The Building.
Boston, April 15. The teamsters
strike for the first time been at
tended with bloodshed, a man said to
have been a epectator of an encounter
between a mol and strike breakers be
ing hit in the mouth by a bullet fired,
it is alleged by one of the strike break -erg.
John J Gaffney, 23 years old. of
New York, who was arrested at the
strike breakers headquarters on Albany
street is accused, of ahoting Spire's
Prison, aged 19 years. : . ;
jnsnos is said to have been standing
m a doorway across the atreet'from
the strike breakers' headquarters watch
ing a crowd of men, some of whom were
hurling Bticka and other missiles at the
windows yesterday afternoon. Three
or four shots are said to have teen fired
from the building, but only one took
effect. That one hit Prisno in the
rtKuith, causing a dangerous wound,
though it is believed the injury will not
prove fatal. ,
I he pouce matte a rush for a room oc
cupied by strike breakers and arrested
t,aflney, one of the inmates, as tne man
who did the shooting, rrisno was
taken to the hospital. . " , '
earner in the day three of four strike
breakers were-followed! by a- crowd in
liroadwav, iouth Jkiston, and misnes
were, hurled at them. One oft he men,
James King of hew lork, was hit on
the head, suffering a severe scalp Vwounda
He was taken to the Hospital and the
crowd was dispersed by the police.
Attempted to Use Telephone and Tarn
On Electric Light at Same Time.
Marlborough, Mass, April 15. Medical
Examiner E. G. Hovt. decided vesterdav
"that a shock of electricity caused tbe
death of Mjs$ Anna W. Greenwood, who
was found dead Saturday evening sitting
teide a telephone instrument at her
home. Contact made by the young wo-
jnan's body with telephone and electric
light circuits at he was m the act of
taking up he telephone receiver and
turning an electric light switch. Is be
lieved to cave brought about the acci
The medical examiner said that be did
not allege negligence on the part of either
the telephone or electric companies, oua
that the happening was an unfortunate
one, the lesponsibility for which had
not been fixed.
Report That One, Perhaps Two, Will Be
London, April 15. The Evening Stand
ard's Rome correspondent says that posi
tive assurances have been given by the
Vatican to Bishop O. Gorman of Sioux
Falls, S. I)., that tbe next consistory
held by Pope Pius will see the appoint
ment of one, and perhaps two, American
UNION FARM PRODUCTS.
Trades Unionists and Farmers Work
ing For Mutual Interests.
The movement to secure co-operation
between the agriculturists of the west
who have formed the iarmers union
and Cue trades unionists of the cities
has taken its first practical step in Chi
cago, says Joseph B. Buchanan .in the
New York Journal. Union eggs and
union butter are now within the reach
of the union householder in that city.
The first shipment came from a farm
ers local union in Jvansss, ana it is
the intention to keep up the shipments
and to inorease them as the demand
grows. Hie object is to secure lor tne
farmer the top market price, without the
reduction ot commission, ana to fur
nish the products of the farm to mem
ber of unions at a figure which will pay
the produoer and meet the cost of hand
ling, the element of profit being entirely
Dealings will not be limited to butter
and eggs, - but will embrace the ent ire
list of farm products that are suitable
for use by the consumer without first
passing tlvrough a mill or manufactory.
At the recent convention of the Amer
ican Federation of Labor fraternal rela
tions were established between that or
ganization and the Farmers' union with
a view to co-operating for their mutual
interests. It is understood by the trade
unionists generally that the farmers- and
the waca earners are to pull together
in politics a well a in economics; that
not only is it the plan to secure advan
tages for both parties to the agreement
t brought 'the distribution of farm pro
duets, but in undertakings to obtain
the pasvage of laws for the advantage
of either or both. "
Already in some western states the
trades unionists nd the farmers' unions
are working together for the passage of
laws by the state lagislatures, and there
is no reason wny i;r,e new. lor such worn
should not be broadened so as to in
clude every state every agricultural
state at any rate in the country. It
is comiiiff, and nothing will brinir thee
two elements, which aie the mniust.ays
of society, together more quickly than
the practical evidence that the farmer
can help himself by helping the wage
earner, ' .
Among urrivals at the City hotel to
day are IJ. J. Chichester, J. E. Miles,
Biiiiimrton; J. B. Wells, Randolph: T.
II. Simmons, Bvston and F. J. Allen,
Portland, Me. .
Rutland Citizens to Form Permanent
Organisation Against Open Saloons.
Rutland, April 15. A. '-hi 'Pratt and
A. L Smith of this city, who are chair
man and : secretary, respectively, of a
committee appointed just before the
March election to form a permanent
organization in this city to work against
the open saloon have sent the following
none to many jiuuana citizens: .
"iou are cordially invited to a meet
in the interest of iio-locense, on
Tuesday evening, April 16, at Odd Fel
lows' hall. We think the time is ripe
for a permanent organization, to foster
and develop the public sentiment ot
Rutland against the open saloon. The
great increase in the no-license vote
rnis year,, warranm us in ui-ucving iu
thorough work can bring about per
manent victory. The plan on which we
propose to organize comprises the fol
lowing features: r
"Quiet, systematic work, along lines
commendable to business men.
"Strict non-partisanship. - The move
ment should be kept distinct from other
issues, whether personal or partisian.
Men of all shades of political opinion
and party affiliation should be able to
unite with us. This rule should be
made iron clact and every public speaker
so informed. s' c' '. "
"Printed matter of the right isort
ought to be more widely : used and a
careful canvas should be toade to as
certain who the "no" voters are.
"Careful ami watchful oversight of
tbe enforeemejit of all liquor laws of
whatever nature; this to be done with
judgment and discretion. " , ' '
"In brief, aim at -sanity, thorough
ness, and persistence. Wo ' need your
help. Come to the meeting if you can."
TOWN SWEPT BY FIRE.
Between Five nd Six Hundred People
New Orleans, April lS. Between five
and sis hundred people were rendered
homeless yesterday by a tire which
swept the town of Westweg, eituated
on the Mississippi river, opposite New
Orleans. In all 42 building, including a
Presbyterian church, the town ball the
pos-toiiic and a number of stores were
Only a few cottages and the terminal
buihrings of the Texas & Pacific railroad
were left , standing.
The loss is estimated at $50,000 with
only about $40,000 insurance. The fire
started in the rear of a grocery store.
Its cause is unknown. .
HEARING IN BRASS THEFT CASE.
Harry Cohen Arraigned on Charge of
Receiving Stolen Goods.
St. Albans, April 15. A preliminary
tiwiriniT in the esse of Harrv Cohen.
charged with receiving stolen braas from
the premises of the Central Vermont rail
way, was begun in city cwuU Saturday
and continued until- isiieh time the
counsel on both side shall be able to
aere upon. Several witnesses were
heard and the testimony was all put in.
The arsrumeftti will be made, at the a4-
'joitrned hearing. - - "
City Judge N. N. Post presided, States
Attorney F. S. Tupper. assisted by ST.
H. Alexander, prosfcuted and C. G. Aus
tin and Sons appeared for tl respon
COLORED VETERAN DEAD,
Nathan E. Hayes,' Nonagenarian, Long
Time Resident of Rutland.
Rutland, April 15. The remains of
Nathan E. Hayes, colored, a long time
resident of Rutland, who died at Wor
cester, Mass.,. April JO, were brought to
this city on the 1:50 eclocK train hat
urdav afternoon and buried in Ever
green eeuwtery. George P. Russell was
the ' undertaker m charg.
Mr. Hares was 90 year old and had
lived In this city nearly all his life
until a few years ago. He was a Civil
was veteran. Mr. Hayes leaves a
daughter, Mrs. M. J. Kent of Killington
TOO MUCH CIDER.
Probably Cause of Two Attempts at
Lebanon, N. H-, April 15. Mrs. Mary
Carlisle Sthola, aged about ho years, at'
tempted uicide by jumping into the Mas-
coma river at 3 o clock yestordav alter
noon. She was rescued by her brother,
Later she made another attempt by
striking her head with an iron w,rench.
Too mwh drinking of cider is given as
the cause, ft is alleged that ten gal
Ions were brought into the house Satnr
The Mbntpelier delegates to the peace
conference in New York left Saturday
nd yesterday for that city.
There are 32 candidates for the Mont-
pclicr high school base ball team. The
first game will be played with Kandoiph
high school in this city..
Charles W. Skinner, a former mer
chant of this city, died in New York
Saturday of heart failure. He Mas 65
years of age. Mr. Skinner left this
place about a dozen year's ago; The
burial will be in Montpelier tomorrow,
Depositions were taken Saturday in
W. N. Theriault's office before Bernard
Marshall as notary and stenographer,
in a cage to be tried in Zanesville, Ohio.
Hubert & Russia, 'granite manufacturers
are plaintiffs and Moore & 1'inkerton.
of Zanesville,- defendants.
In city court Saturday Judge E! M
Harvey tried the case of Severo Acebo
vs. Joseph Canales and Antonio I,,
brana. The suit involves an alleged
balance of B3.14 due on wages. M.
M. Cordon appeared for the plaintifT
and E. R. Davis for th defendant. The
court reserves its decision.
Hugh J. M. Jones is to build a new
residence at AO East Slate street. He
will tear down his present residence,
move the barn back, and about June
1st commence the erection of a two
and a half story brick bouse of from
twelve to fourteen rooms on the site of
his present, home. The size on tbe
ground will be 36x48 feet. The plans
are being prepared by Jones Brothers'
draiiHhtsman at Burre. A steam heat
ing plant will be installed, and the
present hot air plant will be returned
tor auxiliary ueatiujr. 4 ,
Burlington Police Think the
Man Was W. F. Walker
LEFT THE CITY HURRIEDLY
Registered at One of The Least Known
Hotels of The City and Appeared
to Be Quite Nervous There
Is $9,000 Reward for Him.
Burjington, April 15. Tlie police of
this city believe that W. F. Walker, the
missing treasurer of the New Britain,
Conn., savings bank, stayed Friday
night in this city. A stranger came to
the jLakeview house, on iiattcry street,
a low section of the city, and registered
aa from Ogdensburg. "
As soon as a policeman saw him, the
striking resemblance of the mail to the
description of .Walker . at police head
quarters, impressed him. He attempted
to talk with ,the man who acted very
nervous and gave no indication of his
business here. He took the first train
out of the city for Ogdensburg at an
early hour Saturday morning.
Notioes had been received by the press
and by the police department offering
$5,000 for the-apture of Walner, who
was last seen at the Cumberland hotel,
New York city about noon, February
10 last. Walker is described as 61 years
eld; five feet seven inches in height;
weighs about 145 pounds; is of sallow
complexion; has blue eyes, gray hair
and mustache, a gray Van Dyke beard
and slightly stooped shoulders.
NATIVE OF, BURLINGTON.
Nancy M. Richardson Died in Manches
ter, N. H.
Manchester, N. H., April 15. Nancy
M w ile of the late Charles . Richard
son, died yesterday . at the home, C66
Maple street, eged 60. Mrs. .Richard
son was born in Burlington, Vt. She
was a. member of the FTankbn street
Congregational church. She is survived
by a daughter. Miss Grace P. Riehard
on of this city nd a sister, Mrs. John
Perkins of Vorcester, Mass.
CURRIER IS INSANE.
Man Who Tried to Kill Himself Re
Xliddlebury. April J 5. II. W. Currier,
the young Weybridge farmer who at
tempted to kill hiitwelf two weeks ajro,
was given a heajing Saturday morning
and adjudged insane. He was'taken to
. 1 . ft 4 . t " . i - , 1 V . ' ft .
mo aejium m viai-froury mat auer-
noon by Uiiam Jackson of this village,
DEATH OF OLD PHYSICIAN.
Dr. George F. Gale Passed Away at Brat-
Brattlelioro. April 15. lh Oeorg F.
Gale, aged 79, died yesterday after a
critical illness of one week. As a sur
aeon Dr. Gale stood high in his profeS'
sion in New England in his earlier life.
He was born m retersham, Mas., May
CHIEF ADAMS WORRIED.
To-day His Body Was Found in Park
at Newark, N. J.
V-ttrV. X'. .T . A nt il 1 S f l.ief of
Pnlifl Atnma tint ItiinOnlf ilefl ln-ilnv
His body was found by a policeman in
r. i t . . I . J 1 . ft . I
!rnrccn urooit pin, miuras una worriiu
over an indictment- by grand jury for
K. E. Manchester of West Barnet was
iit town Tuesday.
F. D. MrCrilJi commencei work at
his bobbin shop Monday.
Mrs. Alex. Cochran was a visitor In
town Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. Jean Renfew i clerking in the
store of A. P. Abbott & Co. at Barre
F. P. Down recent Iv eold a handsome
furniture wagon to Coffin & Pilhnbury.
. Gladys, the little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Webber is ill with scarlet
. William Ricker of Woodsville, N. IT.,
visited his brother, C. A. Ru-ker, re
Miss Ethel Peace of Island Pond is
working in the New England Telephone
Central. , .
,1. II. Renfew is making extensive re
pair on his house known as the Frost
Mrs. C. P. Blorlgett of Newbury was
the guest of her son, S. A. Blodgett, one
day last week.
The engagement is announced of Dr.
L N. Eastman and Miss Laura Kent of
The continued cold weather makes the
sugar makers happy. A large amount
is being made here.
Jennis Ricker and two children of
Burlington visited his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. flicker last week.
Mrs. Ti. P. Church, mother of Mrs
Charles Heath, who has been seriously
III tor a wecK is somewhat improved.
Ed. Smith ret tuned Thursday from
Cottage hospital, Woodsville, ' N. H.,
where he went for an operation for an
absesis on his face.
Rev. A. J. Hough preached his fare
well sermon Sunftay morning. Mr.
Hough has made a host of friends dur
ing his pastorate here, who regret his
leaving town. H leaven 'fuenlay af
ternoon for St. JoHnsbury to attend
conference, after he Mill go' to Mont
pelier his new field of labor.
,Mis Mary Ciuiekshnnk, who' has been
visiting relatives in the city for several
weeks, went to New York this morning
and will suil Wednesday for her home
in Soot land. She was acompanied as
far as New York by her uncle, William
F0RA A SOCIETY
Forty Members in Branch of Vasa
Order Which Was Formed in "
Barre Yesterday. e '
The Swedish people of Barre and
vicinity held a meeting at the Foresters'
hall in the Worth en block yesterday af
ternoon and instituted a new lodge of
Vasa order. This order is a secret and
fraternal association paying ; sick and
funeral benefits, was organized about
ten years ago and has a membership at
present of over 10,000. The members
are all of Swedish descent. : The local
lodge was instituted by district high
deputy C. B. Bensen of Concord, N. H.
Ihe following officers were elected and
installed: Past president, Linus Friberg;
president, J. A. Martinson; rice-president,
Samuel Johnson ; recording secre
tary, Andrew Johnson ; financial secre
tary, Edward Erickson; treasurer,
Ernets Selberg; conductor, Mrs.' A.
Knuten; chaplain, Mrs. E. Sellberg; in
side keeper, Emil Larsen; outswe keep
er, Andrew. J. Johnson; trustees, Nils
Person and John Anderson. The lodge
starts with a charter membership of
DEATH OF CHARLES E. R0UELLE.
Former Barre Boy Died in St. Louis-
Was a United States Soldier.
A,telegram has been received from St.
Louis announcing the death, of Charles
E. Rouelle, formerly of Barre. That
was all tbe information about the mat
ter. TThe deceased was bom in Barre
and spent nearly all his life hero, join
ing the Lnited States army and coing
to tbe Philippines, and at the close of
the war there continuing wkIi the regu
lars. He was 30 years of age and leaves
besides his wife, who waa ElBe Newhall
of Barre, his father, Charles IL Rouelle
of St. Louis, two brothers, Leon , and
Forest, of Montpelier and one sister,
jjernice ot Calais. Mr. Jlouelle visited in
Barre a few years ago while home on a
i COSMOPOLITANS DEFEATED.
Lost Two Out of Three to Ethan Allen
Club in Burlington.
The Cosmopolitan bowlimr team of
this city was defeated by "the Ethan
Allen club of Burlington on the Bur
lington alleys Saturday, evening, two
out of three strings. The score:
Smith ...... 188 143 156 4S7
Nute. 153 145 106 463
Byrnee 158 2 CO 145506
Averilt ...... 131 118 - 180429
Walsh ....... 184 - 214 163560
Totals .... f 813 , 823 . , 809-2,445
Cutler 185.. 367 . 174526
Steams 153 17S 132 463
Bnell ...... 360 - 153- ,180502
Whitcomb ,..-200 132 149521
Garvey 169 163 179508
Totals .... S67 k 793 860-2,520
RESUME SCHEDULE WORK.
Expected New Hampshire League Will
Finish It Today.
Montpelier, April 13. A. W. Daley,
a member of the schedule committee for
the New Hampshire State Base Bull
lr ague, went .last night to Manchester
to assist in completing the schedule for
the coming season. It is expected the
work will be completed today.
. . . NORTHFIELD. .
A ten-pound boy was born to Mr. and
Mrs. J. T. Lance on Friday evening.
Miss Louise Lee was the guest of her
sister, Mrs. II. C. Cady, last week.
Miss Florence Ranger has gone to St.
Albans, where she will make her homo in
the future. . . v
Mis June Joslyn returned to-day to
Lowell, Mass., to resumo her studies in
the Normal school. , " .
A large party from here attended the
to.v party and dance in the town hall at
Roxbury'on Friday. '
Mrs. Sarah Guild, who has been spend
ing the winter with her brother in Barre,
returned home Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Loveland have
moved from the Rabidou house on Elm
street to the Center Milage,
George Cross, H. C. Cady, William A.
Shaw. Fred Oreene and C. A. Flumley
were in Momtpelier Thursday.
M. ' D. Smith leaven to-morrow for
Rutland to attend the United States
court, being drawn as a juror.
M. E. Yairingtou is making extensive
rppnirs on his residence on Central street,
recently purchased of the W. W. Frost
Mr. and Mrs. Frank .T. Houston an
Mrs. ,1. II. Penny were in Roxbury Sun
day to attend the funeral of Mrs. G. B. J.
: A large crowd will attend the drama
"As' Ye Sow," to be presented at the
Blanchard opera house in. Montpelier to
morrow night, , ,
F. W. Put man of R.:attleloro was a
business visitor in town Thursday; K. Y.
Emerson of Randolph was also in town
Thursday on business. !
, The Burns club entertained about 100
people at n Scotch picnic in the Spring
liouso laH Satuiday evening. A good
time was reported by all.
The members of the sophomore class ait
Norwich university will give their an
nual dance in Dewey Hall next Friday
ecning. Whit tier's orchestra of Mont
pelier will furnish, music.
Prof. !. J. IVirH has resigned as prin
cipal of the Northfleld high school and
Miss Prudence Stickney, foimer precep
tress, has been appointed acting prin
for the remainder of the spring term.
The annual meeting of the silockholilers
of the Vermont Black Co. was held at
the Northlleld House last Wednesday
and' the following oli!ern elected: Presi
dent, Charles A, Ml!lif,'ti of Portland
Me. ; vice-president, (buries Dole; man
ager, I. 1). Pike; treasurer, (. A. Towle
of Lowell, Mans. Tlie work for the com
ing year was planned and it is the in
tend ion to work the quarries to their
fullest cnadl. ,
Central Vermont Has Three
Accidents in 24 Hoars
ENGINE TRIES THE - MUD
Nine Coal Cars Ride The Rail, While a
Lone Butter Car Has a Little
. Amusement By Itself-
Wreck Crew Keep 3usy, y
Three wrecks on the Barre branch of
the Central Vermont railroad a 6trip
eight miles long and all crowded into
twenty-four hours is the record. They
all happened between noon of Saturday,
and noon of Sunday. They were all dua
to the poor condition of the track and
fortunately there wet no bad reeulta
except to roadbed and rolling stock; and
considerable inconvenience. '
Beginning with the comparatively tri.
vtal derailment of a butte car near Black
well street, which nevertheless blocked
the main line for hours, and passing down
(through the complete derailment of en
gine number 56 hauling the passenger
train, which effectually bloceked entrance
to the city Saturday night, the aeriea of
accidenits ended with . the wrecking of
nine coal cars at the Pioneer yester
day, which forced ihe Central off its
own iron onto the Montpelier & Wella
River ime, tne iraeit or tne meter nav
ing been placed at its disposal. ITntal
this morning the Central ran its trains
from Montpelier to Barre over its neigh
The first accident was easily fixed up
when a wreekingr crew got to work, the
butter car which Jiad been attached to
tne 1:08 train Saturday afternoon be
ing lifted back on th iron without trou
ble. Meanwhile the trains were run on
a aiding. The second waa worse, how
ever, it was due to the attempt of en
gine 56, drawing the 4:20 passenger train
into Barre to occupy two tracks at the
fame time, an attempt that ended in a
dismal failure, with the locomotive
squatting on the ground between the
two tracks. This happened near Ladd
street, just norih of Berlin. The train
was being driven slowly at this point
by Engineer Bennett and was quickly
stopped before anything but the engine
ana tenur had gone off the iron.. The
passengers were transferred to a tram
made up at tho station here and, were
brought into town. The express and
baggage were .unloaded and brought in
by team. Engine 301, which was on the
Montpelier side of tbe wreck, took the
place of tie grounded locomotive and
carried passengers leaving here at 5i30
to the Junction, the people talking past
the wreck. Williamstown whistled for
The cause of the derailment was th3
poor condition of the track. When the
engine was brought to a atop it was rest
ing between the main track and a sid
ing, so that the trouble must have been
at the switch. A wrecking engine waa
sent for and after working until half
past two Sunday, morning the wreckers
got the locomotive back on the iron, with
no great damage done.
Tlie wreck crew had no sooner patch
ed matters up ,at Ladd street when their
services were demanded farther down
the line at the Pioneer, where a coal
train was wrecked, with nine cars off
the iron and the track badly torn up.
Tlie cause of this wreck is eajd to
have been spreading rails. The train was
coming to this city and went consider
able distance before stopping, so that
fourteen rail lengths were torn up. Tlie
crew of the first passenger train to leave
this city, for Montpelier had not, for
some reason, been notified of the wreck,
and so ran their train as far as th
Pioneer and there learned that the track
was blocked. They then brought , the
train the four miles back (to this city,
and went out over the Montpelier &
Well River track. The main line trains
were held to accommodate the branch.
The Central branch was fixed up so that
the trains are passing over it to-day.
GOOD SHOWING FOR CHURCH.
Bedding Methodist Society Takes in
Members and Hears of Finance.
At the Heddimr Methodist Eni'soona!
church yesterday morning D. J. Morse,
chairman of the finance committee, rearl
the financial report for the past year and
trie report uovea ihh& n. nnu open von
best year that the church haa had in a
long "time. According to the eport all
liillx incurred during the vear have been
paid and $100 left over to apply on an
old debt. At the evening servicee three
new members were taken into the churcii
membership. Dating the five years that
the Rev. R. F. Lowe has been cctor of
the church there have been about 135
members taken into the church. .
WILL CONTINUE LEAGUE.
Basket Ban Directors are ntnusiastic
Over It. , x
The directors of the Interscholastio
basket ball league of northern Vermont
met at Montpelier Saturday afternoon
to close up the business of the season.
It wa voted to purchase a J2 loving
rup, to be suitably inscribed and pre
sented to the team at People's academy,
Morrisville, which won 30 games and
lost none during the season.
Teams from Montpelier hicrh school,
Burling! mi high school and St. Jolins
bury academy are tied' for second place,
each having won and lost five games,
Goddard seminary won four game and
lost six, ami Montpelier semiriBy won
oim and lost nine. It was unanimously
voted to continue the league next year.
Mrs. Henry P. Baldwin and daughter
returned this afternoon from a two
weeks' jioit will ilativa iu Barton. -
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