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DAILY TIME VOL. XVI--NO. 95. BARltE, VERMONT. SATURDAY. JULY 6, 1912. PRICE, ONE CENT. 21 KILLED IN R. R. WRECK Freight Crashes Into Loaded Passenger Cars CRUSHING CARS LIKE PAPER Thirty Injured, Only One on Train Not Killed or Injured First Accident on im Valley Road in 40 Years in Which Lives Were Lost. ' Latrobe, Pa., July 6. Twenty-one persons were killed and 30 injured, a number fatally, as a result of a wreck J-esterday atternoon on tne .bigonicr v ai ev railroad at Wilpen. An overloaded passenger coach, pushed hy an engine, was struck by a double ' header freight train of eoal cars, crush ing the coach like paper and spreading death and injury to all but one aboard the tram. The accident occurred at the fair grounds at Wilpen, one and a half miles from Ligonier, at a summer resort. The passenger train had started from Ligonier. It consisted of an engine and coach, the engine pushing the coach.' The freight train was made up of many coal cars and was being pulled by two heavy locomotives. The impact was terrible. The pas eenger coach was practically laid open and the passengers either crushed or thrown like shot through the air. It was the first fatal accident, it i Raid, in the history of the Ligonier road for the past 40 years. A majority of the injured, 30 in all, were residents along the Wilpen branch. They were brought to a hospital here or sent to hospitals at Pittsburg when it was found they were in a critical con dition. Among them were: Dr. J. B. John son, of Ligonier, hurt internally, will irobably die; Dr. (.. A. Mamill ot kigon er, may die; Mis Esther M. .Matthews, a nurse employed at the home of George Senft of Ligonier, president of the Ligon ier Valley railroad; Walter Serena of McKeesport, clerk in a hank at that place, in a precarious condition. The injuries of the others were all aevere, consisting of broken legs, arms and contusions. The train was crowded, every seat in the lone coach being occupied with per eons returning from a Fourth of July holiday. The freight engines ploughed through the wooden coach, crushing, it as they would paper. The coach was ripped to pieces. All the occupants were hurled to the road bed. Some fell, in the path of the on rushing engines, while others were im bedded, partly in the cinder and crushed stones beside the rails. The first en cine of the freight train soon after tear ing through the passenger train, turned half way around and fell over on the aide. Engineer McConnaughey was scalded to death, while his fireman, George ;Byers, jumped, only to fall on the track and meet death under the wheels, tn gineer Smith P. Beatty of the second I engine jumped and sustained a broken leg. His fireman, John Ankney, fe'l (beneath a car. His legs were severed land he died en route to a hospital, fcn (gineer Dunlnp of the passenger train land his fireman remained at their posts 'and escaped with slight injuries. A pathetic feature of the wreck was the injury of Miss Esther M. Matthew, a nurse, and the death of two and the (injury of four children she was taking !to the woods near w lipen for an after I noon's outing. An hour and a half after the accident, physicians, nurses and .railroad officials 'had reached the accident. From that time on the work of rescue and attending 'to the suffering was effective. The Pennsylvania railroad, of which the Ligonier ii a branch, sent a special 'train from Pittsburg to Latrobe to take ; some of the injured from the overtaxed hospital here to Pittsburg. The action jwas timely, aa the facilities here were exhausted. The first rescue train reached here .from the. accident at eight o'clock last .night. Practically the entire town met it. Every conveyance was ready to haul the injured to the Hospital. , To obtain a connected story from any of the victims was next to impossible at :a late nour. nut one person on the jtrain escaped without injury. He was ja railroad employe and was too busy to talk. . I THIRTEEN ARE STILL ! AMONG THE UNIDENTIFIED BILL TO CONTROL NOMINATIONS ' FOR PRESIDENT Norris of Nebraska Presents Scheme of Primaries, With Regulation of National Conventions. Washington, July 6. Representative Norris of Nebraska, progressive Repub lican, yesterday introduced a bill which he said would remedy the evils of presi dential primaries. In a prepared statement he set forth: "Recent events have clearly demonstrat ed to the people how it is possible for a well-regulated and well-oiled political machine to trample under foot, the wishes of the rank and file of any polit ical party." The Norris bill provides for primaries on the first Tuesday of May in the year a president is to be elected, and for a national convention on the fourth Mon day in June of that year, in which the representation would be based upon the strength of the different political par tics in the different states. The Norris bill would provide for the election of delegates to the convention at the primaries, and would permit voter to express a first and second choice for presidential candidates. The result of the elections would be certified by state officials to the secretary of the interior, who would canvass the votes. The candidate having a majority, of the presidential votes would become the nominee of his party, and no action of the convention would be necessary. If no candidate received a majority, the convention would nominate. ROOSEVELT RETICENT Has Nothing to Say After Con ference With Backers DEATHS BY GAS; Fumes Killed Three in Bridgeport, Conn., One by One. Bridgeport, Conn., July 6. A thorough investigation U being made into the leaths Thursday night of Charles H. Reed, secretary of the D. M. Read Dry Goods company, and John Ruhl and his wife, caretakers of the Iteed estate on Greenfield Hill, who were asphyxiated by gas. Ruhl was the first victim of the gas fumes. Something went wrong with the gas generating machine located in a email building somewhat removed from the house. Ruhl went to the building to remedy the trouble, and when he failed to re turn within a reasonable length of time Mrs. Ruhl went to see what detained her husband. She, too, was overcome bv the gas fumes, and it is supposed that Reed, when the supply of gas failed to increase, went to gee what the trouble was. and in turn succumbed. All three were found dead by Arthur Jennings, a neighbor. PERKINS AND DIXON THERE Colonel Says in Kansas Roosevelt Sup porters Are the Republican Organiza tion and Will Name Roosevelt Electors on Regular Ticket. CALEDONIA COUNTY COURT. JOHNSON SICK OF THE RING. Pathetic Scenes at the Morgues The Wrecked Express Car Carried $900, ; 000 in Money in Safe. Corning, X. Y., July 6. Of the 41 passengers killed in the rear-end col lision on the Lackawanna roadThursday, 13 remained unidentified late yesterday. Six are at local morgues and seven at Elmira. It has developed that Mrs. Charles Brandes, reported dead, was not on the train. It has developed also that $!00.000 in currency and "valuable shipments" were in the express car on the wrecked train. Of the 51 injured, but four. Miss Mary Brennan, James Griffith, Nellie Schandel, all of Newark and Max Eismanu of Jersey City, are considered f-wimwly hurt. A pathetic case was that of William R. Laird of Buffalo, whose entire family, consisting of his father, his wife, five-year-old daughter and two-year-old son, were killed. Mr. Laird, who is employed in a Buffalo printing establishment, left the city Thursday night knowing only that his father, George Laird, had leen killed. William Laird visited the local morgues, and at the first he found the little boy and girl, laid out side by wde on a single stretcher. At the sec ond morgue he found the body of his wife beside that of hia aged father. The family had taken advantage of holi day excursion rates for a reunion in Buffalo. It was George Laird's first 1 railroad trip in 60 years. Quits for Good on Labor Day Made $36,000 in Last Fight. Kansas City, July 6. "I never want to sec another pair of bnxing gloves either in private or in miblic." emnhat- icallv declared champion Jack Johnson while here a few minutes last night en route to his home in Chicago. Johnson was in a happy mood, unmarked by his fight Thursday with Jim Flynn at La egas. "If Al Palzer wants to fight me," declared the champion, "he will have to do it not later than J-abor day. lor on the day following I will retire from the ring forever, that a final, 1 quit then for good. Johnson said he had cleared $30,000 on his victory over Flvnn. He received $31,000 from Jack Curly, the promoter, and won f-vMHi in betting on himself. "And Mrs. Johnson won $6,000 bet ting on me," remarked the heavyweight. "She gave odds of three to one," Oyster Bay, X. Y., July 8i Several of Colonel Roosevelt s aides gathered at Sagamore hill last night for a conference about which there was some mystery. The colonel was in the midst of a tennis game when Medill McCormick of Chi cago, Senator Dixon of Montana and George W. Perkins and George K. Stod dard of New York arrived. The game ended abruptly and Colonel Roosevelt made Ins way.to the house. When he was asked in regard to the conference, the colonel was unusually reticent. "I'd rather not say anything about it," he said. C. J. Hamlin of Buffalo, whom Colonel Roosevelt described as a leader of the Roosevelt progressives in" Buffalo, was also here yesterday. The former president said that his platform would be ready in a week or so. He had received letters, he con tinued, from several men who were prominent in his campaign for the Re publican presidential nomination and were reported to have left him since the Chicago convention. They told him, he said, that they were with him, despit reports to the contrary. He thought that others who have "flopped" had acted prematurely and that before long some of them would want to come back again. Mr. Roosevelt said that some confu sion has been caused by misinterpreta tion in statements of supporters of his that they saw no need of a new party. That did not mean, he asserted, that they had forsaken him. "In Kansas, for instance," he said, "they take the stand that the Roosevelt supporters are the Republican organiza tion, and there is no reason for abandon ing it. They will simply name Roosevelt electors on the regular Republican tick et." "Do you mean that the Republican organization of some states will co-operate with the new party?" "I don't know," Colonel Roosevelt re plied. "Each state w-ill settle that for itself." Jury Excused Until AugustOnly Few More Cases. St. Johnsbury, July 6. The jury in tlfo present term of Caledonia county court were excused until the 10th of Au gust, at which time it is thought that they may be recalled to try somexases pending, on behalf of the state. There was nothing ready tor them at this time and most of them were anxious to get home for haying. The last case to be tried hy jury was that of the State vs. Fred LaPlant of Hard wick, charged with adultery with one Sadie Horner, The jury returned a verdict fixing the guilt of the accused and the information filed against Mrs. Horner was then taken up and she plead ed guilty without trial. It appears that both these parties have children and that JUrs. Horner was keeping house tor La Plant. They are poor people and it wa thought nest to allow them to go ou bail until later, with the understanding that they are not to live together, that LaPlant is to provide a homefor them and when such time as they legally may; it is understood that they wish to marry. Bail was fixed at $400 each and if at any time their conduct becomes suspicious and questionable, the sentence will be imposed. At present the cases Btand on bail and continued for sen tence. Byron Downing, a young man about twenty years of age, was arraigned on the charge of grand larceny, having stol en a horse and carriuge, it is alleged. He pleaded guilty and will receive his sentence later. It is likely that the court work will cetise after hearing a few more divorce cases and will take a recess until Au gust Hi, about Monday or Tuesday. GRAND TRUNK MARKS TIME. NOT CONSTITUTIONAL. Indiana Supreme Court So Holds on the Constitution. ' Indianapolis. July 6. The new Indi ana constitution as drawn bv Governor Marshall and adopted at the last session of the legislation was yesterday de clared unconstitutional by the Indiana supreme court, which held that the right to change the constitution lies with the people, and that amendments should have been submitted to a constitutional convention, instead of to the legislature. Governor Marshall refused to criticise th'e court's action. MAKE AIR RECORD. German Aviators Get New Record for Duration Flights. Leipsic, Germany, July 6. A German aviator, Schirmeister, established a new world's record yesterday for duration with four passengers, remaining aloft .J.J minutes 42 seconds. Another aviator, Unrich, established a world's record for two passengers of 2 hours 41 minutes, being 39 minutes longer than his own previous record. NEGRO SHOOTS THREE. Killing Occurs in Celebration of John son's Victory. Columbus, O., July 6. During the ju bilation over the pugilistic victory of Jack Johnson over Jim Flynn, an un known negro Thursday night shot three men following an argument over the fight. A mob collected, but the negro escaped in the confusion. "Man Without a Country" Located. Washington, July 6. Eugene Prince, the "man" without a country." will be come a citizen when the president signs a resolution the Senate passed yester day. Prince is the son of John Henry Prince, and both father and son were born in Russia, 1 though the grand father was an .American, whose family, Senator Lodge said, had lived in Massa chusetts eince 1043. Says Congress Is Near End. Washington, Julv 6. "We will get through before the end of the month," said Representative Sherley of Ken tucky, leading Democratic member of the ilouse committee on appropriations. "Everybody is tired of Congress. We are willing to quit, and the Senate will go into the high speed before the month is out. Mrs. L. R. Rickert and two daughter. Misses Marion and Lewmiua, of Tremont street, left yesterday for St. Albans bay, where they will pass an outing at Camp Patterson. SENATOR LODGE SPEAKS IN SUPPORT OF ANDREW OLYMPIC GAMES TODAY Swedish Royalty at Opening of Sports 30,000 PEOPLE PRESENT Large Groups of Singers Give Swedish National Hymn United States Team Showed Largest and Finest Body of Men. Massachusetts Work Awaiting Settle ment of New Hampshire Route. Boston. July 6. Work on the proposed Boston-New Hampshire line of the Southern New England (Grand Trunk) is marking time, pending a quest for construction rights for the line across New Hampshire from White River Junc tion. While the legislative permit haa been obtained in Massachusetts, it is not probable that anv building will be undertaken until the New Hampshire section is approved. No Hunlication has na it been filed with the New Hampshire "pi'hlie service ! throng of spectators yesterday, 'put the Stockholm, July 6. The inauguration of the Olympic games to-day proved a spectacle never equalled in the history ot athletics. .Not only was it a beauti ful scene, but the solemn manner moved the spectators deeply. The weather was perfect. The great stadium was filled with .iU.UUU people of all nationalities. The delicate colors of women's costume and bright uniforms of the army officers made a remarkable picture. When th members of the Swedish royal family entered gaily decorated, all present stood with bared heads and gave the !wedisn cheer. A call blown by a corps ot trum peters announced the opening of the games. Large groups of singers then started the Swedish national hymn, joined by many spectators. As the ata letic teams entered the area, each na tional delegation gave a noisy display ot patriotism. After the. arrival ot delega tions of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, the United States team showed the largest and finest body of men in the procession, and the stars and stripes called forth by far the heartiest wel come of all flags carried by visitor. A Jittle file of three athletics following the fhg of Japan, however, got a warm round of applause. Kalnh Rose, the San Iraneisco heavy weight man, in practice before a great commission for approval of the proposed line. AH preliminary steps necessary to create a provisional corporation have been taken. In order to become a full corporation, the question of public exi gency must be uetermined by petition. That the territory which it "desires to traverse may be set forth with reason able deflniteness, a survey is now pro ceeding. In view of the time required for the surveys, vacation of the court, orders of notice, etc. the election of the next leg islature will be proceeding at the time proceedings under the general law are going on, and it i inevitable that the railroad question will be involved in the coming New Hampshire election. CUMMINS WITH TAFT. Declares He Was Not Inefficient, and Saved Government Much Money by His Reforms When at Head of Mint. Washington, July 6. Senator Lodge vigorously dissented from Secretary of the Treasury MacVeagh's statement that A. Piatt Andrew was asked to resign because inefficient. Lodge said: "I knew Andrew as a professor at Harvard, and President Eliot recom mended him to the national monetary commission as a trained political econ omist and linguist. When he was direct or of the mint, I know he was considered an efficient administrator and am told that during the year he held office he saved the government $320,000 through reforms." ' In the treasury department, it was said that at least one of the other offi cials whom Andrew mentioned in his let ter to President Taft is on the verge of resigning. MACVEAGH DENIES REPORT. Has Not Told President He Intends to Resign. Dublin, N. H., July ' fl. Secretary MacVeagh last night denied reports that he had indicated to President Taft lie would resign from the cabinet next March regardless of the result of the coming election. He also disclaimed any knowledge of anv other member of his department considering resignation. He made no comment on fsenator .Lodges statement. Iowa's Progressive Senator Against New Party. Washington, July 6. Senator Cum mins of Iowa, progressive Republican candidate for the presidential nomina tion at the Chicago convention, yester day formally declared against the nev party movement led by Theodore Roose velt and announced his allegiance fo the old party. In so doing, Mr. Cummin declared that bosses couid not be escaped by organization of new forties, and that to those Republicans who after intelli gent inquiry conclude that President Tsft'a renomination was the result of fraudulent votes, "the nominee the convention is not the nominee of the Republican party." He pointed out. how ever, that disappointment or individual dishonesty cannot be a foundation of a new party. John G. Capers of this city, South Carolina member of the Republican na tional committee, who supported Colonel Roosevelt for the presidential nomina tion at Chicago, also formally announced his intention to support President Taft's candidacy. Mr. Caper in a statement said that the work of the majority of tne national committee was not one whit more severe than the steam roller methods of four years ago." shot six and seven inches bevond the world's record. Albert L, Gutterson of the university of Vermont made, a run ning broad jump of 2t feet 6 inches, but slipped on alighting. DIES IN HOTEL. Congressman G. R. Malby of Ogdens burg, N. Y, Found on Couch. New York, July 6. Congressman George R. Malby of Oglensburg, N. Y., was found dead on a couch in his room at the Murray Hill hotel yesterday. The coroner declared death due to natural causes. " LIGHTNING KILLS BOYS. Are in Cherry Tree When Bolt Strikes . Them. Matteawan, N. J., July fi. Two aons, aged eight and ten years, of Mrs. Thom as Ferry were struck by lightning while in a chfrry tree yesterday, and one boy was instantly killed, while it is believed the other will die. MARR & GORDON'S PICNIC. Employes " Have Afternoon's Outing at Caledonia Park. Taking advantage of the holidays suc ceeding the glorious Fourth, the em ployes of the well-known granite firm, of Marr & Gordon held their annual picnic and outing at Caledonia park yester day. A large crowd gathered early in th day and despite the intense heat a splendid time was enjoyed among the Bhady trees of luis popular outing re sort. The program of sports was of unusual variety and excellence, and the committee left nothing undone to" en hance the enjoyment of the gathering. Bruce's orchestra furnished music for the dancing, which was frequently en joyed throughout the day upon the ele gant new floor of the pavilion. Jn the evening, James Stewart and Josephine Will delighted the crowd by dancing an Irish jig. Iheir efforts were much applauded, and they had to re spond to an encore. As upon former occasions of this na ture, the members of the firm mani tested their interest in their employes bv a handsome contribution toward the funds of the picnic. A baseball game was played between teams captained by iowlie and Anguiri The batteries were: Fowlie and Julian for the former, and Leslie and Milne for the latter team, iowlie s braves out played their opponents by the score of 4 to 2. Among the features of the game was the batting of Anguin and iowlie, who swatted the sphere in almost pro fessional shape. The umpire was George Walker, and his work did not meet with just unqualified approval. Some of the fans thought he ought to get a haseoau manual and study it carefully before the hot season is over. The committee in charge of the affair. who carried it to such a successful issue, comprised the following: Charles Leslie loe Will, Fred Kerr, J. Mclvernan, jonn McDonalyd, A. Moir, J. Duguid. Charles Barr, W. W llson, George Mitchell, Sylvia Cardi, and W. Campora. following is the prize list: Girls race (under 10) Jessie Rizzio, Ruth Armstrong, Maggie Walker. Girls' race (over 101 Hannah Farrar, Lily Beattie, Blanche Connor. Bovs' race (under 10) Albert Donald George Donald. David Beattie. Bovs race (over 10 1 u. lwnald, John McDonald. Wm. Cardini. Young ladies' race Mary Restelli, Lizzie Rcid, Mary Johnston. Married ladies race .Mrs.- Hogg, Mrs. Lund, Mrs. McKernan. Ladies' place kick Mrs. Will, Mrs Lund, Mrs. A. Milne. Married men's race .James Stewart, Joseph Will. Alex. Murray. Single men s race G, raves, . cam pori. John Cerelli. Uald-headed mens race John .Mor gan, James hlnck, James jmiay. Throwing hammer Joe Will, John An gum, John .McDonald. Putting shot Alex, rowlie, John An guin, John McDonald. Italian gnitle (botchie) G. Pidivsi, W, Campora, A. Cardini. LAST RACE ON TROTTING PARK Second of Two-Day Meet Ends Existence of Track AL DILLARD W? J!lZ RACE PICNIC ON THE FOURTH. AMARY A. LAWRENCE DEAD. One of Best Known Boston Business Men. Boston, July 6. Amarv A. Lawrence, one of the best known Boston business men, died to-day. He was a brother of Bishop Iawrence of Massachusetts. TALK OF THE TO WX ANDREW'S CHAMPIONS IN SENATE Old Guard Anxious to Have Congress Take Up the Investigation. Washington, July 6. That former As sistant Secretary of the Treasury A. Piatt Andrew has powerful support in the Senate and House in the war with Secretary of the Treasury MacVeagh and with the administration came to light yesterday. Some of the most conspicuous mem bers of the Senate are for Andrew and aga.in.st MacVeagh. It is riot jet possi ble to say whether anvthing will come of their championship. It is not likely that anything will, save as it may lend moral support to Andrew in the contro versy, and may help to stir up trouble for Secretary MacVeagh in his future relations with Congress. At the same time, it is a highly interesting situation. INCIDENT IS CLOSED. CHINAMEN HIDE IN HAY. President So Expresses Himself on Mac- Veagh-Andrew Matter. Beverly, Mass., July 6. President Taft will receive formal notification as nominee of the Republican party at the White House, Washington, about Au gust 1. The president has planned a reception next week . to the sub-committee of the Republican natinnil com mittee to consider the campaign situa tion. It is likely that his secretary will be selected as chairman of the national committee. President Taft told callers yesterday that o far as he is concerned the Mac-Veagh-Andrew incident is closed. John Lavery returned last night to his home in Rutland, after passing a few days in the city on business. Customs Officials, However, Block Entry into United States. Alburg, July 0. Two Chinamen chose July 4 as a good day to enter the I'nited States, but the guardians of I nele Sam a frontier were as ever on guard, and the celestials were apprehended. A car of hay billed from Burke, N. Y., to New lork was searched by Immigration In spector h. J. ( onway, and the. men found in one end of the car. They were well supplied for a trip to last a week or more, having a milk can filled wita water, and a large quantity of bread They were also well supplied with dope carrying opium in about ail the forms manufactured, powders, pills, liquids and paste. Inspector Conway took thorn to Rouses Point, N. Y., where they were placed in the lock-up, to await action of the immigration depar'ment. SOLDIER SHOOTS THREE. Former Wife, Son and daughter Are His Victims. Walla Walla, Wash.. Julv . Seized with a murderous mania late Thursday, Sergeant John Proctor of the 12rtth com pany of coast artillery at Fort Worden, Port Townsend, W ashin'.on, shot and killed his former wife, his son and daughter, then shot himself in the head and died soon afterwards. The daugh ter was 14 and the son nine years old. The shooting occurred in a lodging house. f which Mrs. Proctor had been proprietor since her divorce last December. Notice to Association Football Clubs. Club intending entering teams for the five-a-side football contest at Clan Gor don picnic Saturday, August 3. should communicate with James R. Eliick, sec retary, (Ian fJordon office, Barre, Vt. All entries must be in on or liefore July 24. Conditions of contest given on application. ' Weather Prediction. Local showers to-night . or Sunday night : cooler to-night. Sunday unset tled. Moderate variable winds. Miss Florence Caye of 109 South Main street is employed aa an assistant in the Vermont Fruit store. Miss Hattie Hutchinson left this morn ing for Front's Neck. Me., where she will remain during the summer. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Mann of Wellington street returned last night from an automobile trip to Woodbury. Mrs. John Leslie of West Patterson street left this morning for Quincy, Mass., where she will spend a few weeks with relatives. Mr. and Mr. Paul Galli and Amelio Magnaghi left this morning for North field, where they will spend a few days with friends. ',. Macchi and John Oalli returned home last night from Roxbury, where they have been passing a few days as the guests of Angefo Scampini. Mii-s Mary Patterson of Highland ave nue resumed her duties at the' Bailey mufcic rooms this afternoon, after a brief absence on account of illness. Misses Ruth Huse and Bernice Prindle of Keith avenue, who have . been visit ing at Waitsfield for the past few days, returned to this city this morning. F. A. Hills, who has been passing several days in the city on business connected with the construction work on the new federal building, left yes terday for Malone, X. Y., where be has supervision over the erection of an other government building. William Stuart of Spaulding street re turned to this city yesterday from Wa terbuty. Mr. Stuart played baseball on the morning of the Fourth with the Barre Rustlers against the Waterhnry town team. In the afternoon he jour neyed to Waitsfield with the Water- bury town team. The Waterbury team, with Spitball Keefe in the box lost, 12 to S. At the I'niversalist church Sunday morning. Prof. W. A. Wheaton will play the "I.argo" from concerto bv Beethoven and "The Cisterion Monks' Processional March." bv Movello. The Orpheus quar tet will sing "The Radiant Morn Hath . rassed Away, bv Woodnm, and They That Trust in the Lord." by Frev. Dr. D. C. Jarvis will sing "The Lost Chord," by Sullivan. Plainficld Sunday School Has Pleasant Outing. Plainfield. July fi. -The members of the South Sunday school and their nends to the number of 55 met in L. C. Baldwin's grove July 4 for their an nual picnic. Mr. Baldwin gave the Sun day school the use of the cottage, which was decorated with flags and red, white and blue crepe paper; and beautiful flow ers adorned the tables. After a bounti ful lunch was partaken of from the well-filled lunch baskets, the following program was given: Cornet Solo Ray Terry Recitation .Ralph Perry Song. . . . i . .School Recitation Marion Perry Solo Helen Diemer Recitation Lois Batcheller Song School Recitation Helen Diemer Solo Edah Perry Recitation Hazel Diemer Recitation Grace Batcheldcr Song School Recitation ......Mr. Baldwin Remarks Mr. Perry Song "America" School Following this, the children enjoyed games, including sack races, potato races, three-legged races, also a tug of war. All went home feeling that very en-J joyable day had been spent, and that thanks were doe Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin for their kindness and labor, which made the picnic a success. GUIDICI GRANITE CO. PICNIC. Enjoyable Tims at Townsend's Grove Yesterday Afternoon. To the number of over 60, gathered the wives, children and friends of the employes of the Guidici Granite com pany yesterday atternoon at the town send grove of west hill for the annual picnic of the company. The sweltering weather hindered not the carrying out of an excellent program of amusements. The children were amused with sports of running and jumping. The chief at traction of the day was a hotly con tested baseball game between the mar rifid and single men.' The game resulted in a victory for the single men with a score of 12 to 0. The battery for the winners was Peduzzi and Guidici; for the losers, Mills and Biai. The commit tee in charge of the picnic was composed of Charles Mills and G. Invernini. In Three Heat Some Except Day of" Meet Bardwell Win- ner in 2:35 Class. . When Al Dillard, Page Bros.' fast traveling horse, crossed the wire a win ner in the third straight heat in the 2:13 class event on the closing day of the two-day meet of the Gentlemen's Driving club yesterday afternoon, the curtain was lowered for all time on the existence of the Granite City Driving park as a speedway for horses. Within a few wepks, engineers in the employ of the newly incorporated Barre Granite Railroad Co., will mark out a terminal yard for the proposed road to the quar ries on the area around which now cir cles the race course. In the crowd of many turf fans that witnessed finish ing events of the meet yesterday, were men who in days gone by have seen some of the fastest horses in northern New England put through their pace on the local track. Latterly, the course has been used' but seldom for horse racing, but there was a time when horse men flocked from many distant places to urge their favorites on to victory over the local oval. The Granite City park has been given over to divers usee since it was established nearly a quarter century ago. it has been the scene of track meets, baseball games, rugby and asso ciation football, golf try-puts and other sports, tor the snort space ot perhaps three seconds on Deooration day back in 1911, when C. C. Bonette of St. John?- bury, flew to the height of six feet in a flying machine, the Avers street park was also an aviation field. Hut the pass ing of the park will cauoe genuine regret to the horsemen chiefly, for it was fo? their benefit and in the interests o( good races that the track was originally established. Although yesterday's races developed no exciting contests, the races were ex ceptionally good. In the opening event, Hradwell, Joseph Buzzell s bay stallion, took the straight heats with little crowd ing from the competing horses. For second money, Harvey H. captured second plaes in the first and second heats, but slumped to third when second posi- TWO PLEAD TO BREACH OF PEACE. BERLIN. Berlin Congregational Church Pastor. Rev. Frank Blomfield. 10:43 a. m.. topic. "The Gradual Revelation of Truth"; communion, oon. Sunday . school and young men's forum. 7:30 p. m.. vounn people's meeting. MARSHFIELD. Sixty people enjoyed an outing with lunch, games and general social, at Ivan Carpenter's grove, on the Fourth. Services at the L nwin achoolhouse on Sunday at 3, unless raining. And Are Fined by Judge Scott in City Court. Several breach of peace cases that have been hanging over for a number of days were cleaned up in city court this morning by Judge 11. W. Scott and Grand Juror Hugh H. Carpenter. Wil liam Moran, who was arrested last week by Chief of Police Sinclair, came into court and reversed his original pica of not guilty and paid a tine and costs amounting to $13.08. Wallace Lafayette of West street also admitted that he was guilty of a breach of peace allega tion, which he hitherto denied, and Judge Scott imposed a fine and costs of $10.31 upon him, Lafayette was ar rested by Officer Harry Gamble. Walter Burke of Montpclier, said to be implicated in the breach of peace affair that led up to the arrest ot J.a fayete, 'was adjudged guilty by the cniirt, the respondent taking an appeal to county court. Bail for appearance at the fall term was furnished by a Montpelicr man. The case against Fer nandini Calabrese, also charged with breach of peace, was continued until Julv 10. The respondent has retained William Wishart as counsel. fion was already won in the last neat , and fourth money went to Dan Patchen the Woodsville, N. H., horse. , Fannit A., the property of John Alexander ot .uiauiesex, was a poor nnisner. In the 2:22 event, Onward Wilkes owned bv Fred Little of North Mont pelier, won handily in straight heat Interest to the race was added by th presence of Harry Campbell. Al Dillard'i trainer, who drove the Wilkes hor to victory. In the first heat, Sadie M. came in second and Conway was third. I hese positions were reversed by the two horses in the next two heats and second money went to Conway. It was a foregone conclusion that Al Dillard would win the 2:13 event and lie handsome Barre horse did not ii appoint his admirers. The Dillard horse took the lead and held it easily to the finish in every heat. Something of a contest developed in the rare for sec ond honors, and the crowd was evident-' y satisfied when Kittredge's Alcy Wilkes gained second position in the last heat and was awarded econd mqney. Its competitor. Florodora, after proving a strong runner-un in the opening heat and winning second place, fell to third in the two concluding heats. In the last heat the Springfield horse broke in the ' second quarter and was henceforth a factor counted out. The summary: 2:3.5 class Purse $150. Bradwell, b. s., (Joseph Buzzell, Montpelier) 1 Harvey, B., b. 8., (J. C. Byron, Plainfield 3 Betty Deen, c. m., (F. A. Slay- ton, Barre) 3 Dan Patchen, b. g., (F. K. Kit tredge, Woodsville, N. H.) 4 Fannie, A., b. m., (Jonn Alex ander, Middlesex) 5 Time 2:20, 2:25, 2:27. 2:22 class Purse $175. Onward Wilkes, b. s., (Fred Lit tle, North Montpelier) I Conway, b. g., (F. A. Slayton, Barrel 3 Sadie M.. b. m., (L. O. Allen, V;j,l1,.h,irrl 2 Time-2:22iii, 2:21, 2:21. 2:13 class Purse $200. Al Dillard, b. a., (Page Bros., Barrel 1 Alcy Wilkes, r. (F. K. Kit- tredge, Woodsville, N. II.)... 3 Florodora. b. m.. (M. H. Spaf- ford, Springfield) 2 Time 2:20, 2:18'4. 2:19. Starter Frank Muzzey, Littleton, N. H. Judges C. L. Parmenter, Mont pelier; L. C. Hamilton. North Slontpelier; C. M. Clark, North Mont pelier. Scorer and clerk of the course Irancis A. Duff. umter clerk Iheo- dore Lascor. 1 1 2 4 3 2 4 3 5 5 1 1 2 3 3 1 1 2 3 3 3 WEBSTERVILLE. The ladies of the Episcopal church will give a strawlerrv festival in the church vestry Monday evening, beginning at 5 it clock. Adults, 2.jc; children, l.V. Ail are cordially invited. Washington camp, No. 4..23, M. W. ol A., will Hold one ol tneir aeries or dances at Washington. Vt., sehoolhouse hall, on Julv 1(1. Dancing from 8 to 12. Good music. Everybody invited. EAST BARRE. Washington camp. No. 4-'i23. M. W. tif A., will hold one of their series' of dances at Washington, Vt., schoolhonm. hall, on July 10. Dancing from 8 to 12. Good music. Everybody invited..