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S VOL. XVI-NO. 143. BARRE. VERMONT. SATURDAY. ' AUGUST 31, 1912. PRICE. OXE CENT. THRONG OF 8,000 SAW. ROOSEVELT IN BARRE TODAY 1 Bull Moose Candidate for Pres 4 ident of the United States . Spent an Hour Here During His Whirlwind Tour of Ver ' mont. WAS LATE IN ARRIVAL FROM ST. JOHNSBURY Colonel Was Given Hearty Re- j ception In the Interval Be fore His Arrival Progressive Candidate for Governor Spoke. " V Theodore Roosevelt, former president j if the United States and candidate for (the same honor this year in the newiy I made Progressive party, formed at Chi- tago, spent an hour in Barre to-day and ' was greeted bv a throng of 8,000 people v ho were massed in the east side of the ititv park triangle, i the Colonel came by automobile from , St. Johnsbury, where last night he closed ;a strenuous day's campaign of his three day tour through Vermont. His arrival ,was at 10:10 o'clock, which was nn hour i after the schedule. The crowd had been waiting for longer than the hour, but ' the local committee Of arrangements had , previously received word that his depart urc from St. Johnsbury was to be de Jayed until 8:30 o'clock, thus giving him a good night s rest. ' At 8:30he left the Scale town in the ; . automobile of Dr. H. Nelson Jackson of - 'Burlington, which, had transported him 'through the greater part of his tour of .tlift state. The trip over the hills was , made in "good time,' andwa-'Wirh-i' '11 J 1 . M I ...A 11 juyea oy ,ine. Kirmej- pri'sinent.. ,ue was accompanied by an Associated Press rep resentative and personal attendants. ITis arrival in Barre was unannounced, as the carrying automobile crept up a.i !i but deserted Main street; but a few cheers-here and there told the waiting multitude at the' foot" of ' Washington street that the famous Bull Mooser had i come. : . . . . i The car, was at once driven to the resi dence of Dr. C. P. Camp, which is Just ! opposite the -Church -street- achoothou, where the speaking stand was located. "(This, move was a disarrangement of r1 plan, as it lihd'becft intended to' stop at " the City, hotel,, but the sight of the i ;,' gaily-decorated Camp residence may have misdirected the 'driver of the car, as hs went straight past the hotel. - Never- -s thclcv8s,,tbe .rrcsptkin, at .the.Camp.te.si-J rience was most. heartv, as A. W. Allen '.of tbe local commHtce was there. The 1 Colonel was-cheered,-and he waved-his .'hnt in acknowledgement and showed ,"iwt- famous set of teeth. i "He was "ufliVrW 'ihtd 'fli'e" house "a'n'.r lafter a short stop emerged, entered the ; waiting - automobile and was whisked "around the park and up South Main iStreet to the rear of the edifice, as the i crowd was so solidly packed in the street 'that it would have been' difficult to get through. On mounting the platform, I Col. Roosevelt was enthusiastically '.cljepred ajid.mjny wave! their hats ami J some their bandannas. The ex- president showed and waved the black fedora hat 'with undiguised pleasure, and after shuk ; ing hands with tbe members of the com mittee on the platform he was seated for ia few momenta. One of the feature which met his gar.e 'ss he looked about was a sign in huge . black letters attached to the building 'just over his head. The sign read: "lxt the People Rule." The stand was other wise decorated with the national colors. 1 -- ' -s THEODORE ROOSEVELT Candidate for President of the Progres . sive Party. Who Spoke in Barre To-day. strides made by the Progressive party since the convention in July, and he referred to Roosevelt's trip through Ver mont and of the enthusiasm which he had stirred up. They call him a "dan gerous man" in some places in Vermont, declared. the speaker, but the same senti ment is not held in the country at large. They call him a "dictator." but if he ever dictated it was in behalf of the people against the bosses. While Rev. Mr. Mctzger was speaking, the platform was occupied by Dr, Bar nett, R. A. ltnar, 8. D. Allen, J. P. Marr and Edward Ward, local members of the Bull Moose party. . Roosevelt's Speech. Rev. Mr. Metzger introduced the speaker by saying, "Here is Colonel Roosevf It ; , he needs no . introduction." The Colonel said in part: "My friends, men and women of Vermont, I amglal to have a chance 'of coming to your state to make my plea for your rights. I believe that no greater cause has been championed by any man since the Civil warand to i jef ujiar, degree,! am en: ablod to make my plea of good citizen ship. We appeal to every man,1 regard less of party , affiliations of the past. We, stand for the fundamentals of good government and because your state con test is an uncommon,, state ..contest, I have come to address you. "Men have come to me within the last few days and said, Ve are going to vote our state ticket next Tuesday and east oursballot for you in November.' My reply is that they are not for me! You are not helping me, I said, and you are not helping my cause. People outside won't know how you intend to vote in November, if you stick to this plan at the polls next, Tuesdav. Vote your party ticket without regard to the cause of Progressivism in September and you, will give heart-balm to every reac tionary in the land. If you fail to begin your support of right principles the coin ing week,, you will bring joy to many foes who are turning their eyes ou the outcome in Vermont. " " f One Huce Mass of People. Massed in front of the platform wa,i probably the largest audience ever gath ' ered together in Barre. The double ' r reet-r-Cliurcli pnd "Washington was , parked full of huminity; the eastern end "f th piirk hld hundreds and the ! cli'inh lawns and steps were occupied 'villi others of the eager throng. They bud become somewhat wearied with their lni'g a:t; but the tinie had liren passed nith listening to the strains of the Birre ; Citizens' band, which was for.-ed to go jtlirouj'h a considerable part of its reper toire because of the delayed arrival ff ' the speaker. The band started playing at R:4., and from then until 10:13 it . k"?' it up with intervals of rest. ' The crowd was well handled by Chief ; Sincl-iir and an augmented police force. 'Traffic squads kept teams, automcbiles " and bicycles off all the streets leading '.Ma the spcakine stand, thus avoiding "much of the confusion which might have been incident to the event. When Col. "Roosevelt mounted the stand, a cordon of police kept the throng back a reason -.able distance from the platform. Business was practically suspended during the Colonel's visit, and many of r.u granite plants let their men out for the; opportunity to see the only living ex-president. Trains and street cars 'brought large loads of poople, while 'runtry people from miles around drove in, ana auiomonues iransportea oiners Jfrom even greater distances. Rer. Metxger "Filled In." While the crowd was waiting for ; Roosevelt to arrive, Rev. Fraser Metrger, , the Progressive candidste for governor, t filled in with an impromptu speech, being (introduced by Rev. J, W. Rarnett of Barre, Mr. Metzger told of the rapid A Fling at Penrose and Archbold. ' "Take" 'f :r Instance Penrose -and his side partner, Archbold. What a precious coupler It is' men of their stamp who are going to be glad that you vote as those men told : ine they were going to vote, giving happiness to every. Penrcs And every Archbold in the. country. Those, men object to me for reasons that are partly personal and I can say this without too much flattery.; Their chief objection is because I am in g'lod faith, because I am trying to st:.nd for you and attempting to make general the right of the people to rule.. I am trying to bring nearer the day when social and industrial justice shall be parceled out to all alike in this Und of ours. Mea of the stamp of Penrose and Archbold know that if the people really get con trol of the governmental agencies in this nation, their days are over. They know the cause for which we stand and they are striving against that which will rule out the boss as a permanent politi cal agency: We do not say that our plans are infallible. Their successful fulfillment depends entirely upon tlie people. We know that under our plat form, if you want to make our govern ment good, you can do go.' And if you want to keep bad people out of power, you can do so. "Under the present system, the boas' r tains hi almost limitless power wheth er or not the people so desire. In Penn sylvania, as in three out of. every four states, I beat the bosses. We carried the people,, but the .bosses carried the national committee. I carried Washing ton and 1 carried Arizona, by a 0 to 1 majority, but the, bosses carried thore states against me. They stole 00 votes end would have stolen 100, if necessary. Now what concerns me is to get a chance for the people to say for themselves what they want. Before, the primaries 1 said tljat if the people decided against me,j f would have nothing to say: but if the: bosses decided against me I would surely have something to say. I am saying it. "Tbey Stole the Nomination." "They stole the nomination from me, but that isn't the most consequenti.il aspect of " the whole affair. They stole from the people, tole brazenly, and now, friends, I wish you would read the Progressive platform and compare it with platforms of the two old parties. Yon will find two vital points upon which we differ. First, we face new issues of to-day and not the issues of th? buried past. You won't find planks in the old platforms that deal with labor as ours do. Our second point of dispar ity is that we make definite promises and promise nothing we cannot fulfill. Take, for instance, what we stand for in the way of social and industrial jus tice. We call explicitly for an eight- hour day for women workers. . And we don't say we stand for it with the knowledge that the higher eourts of tbe nation will declare it unconstitutional. .We claim that the people have the right to say and to make their representatives respond to their well-thought-out senti ment, and that the people shall say whether the courts shall be instruments for defrauding our social justice., In New. )ork we , passed a law limiting women's working hours to ten, with no work to be performed a iter 1) o clock n niaht. It wasn t the best law ever passed, but the best that could be passed under the circumstances. And yet the New York court of apjieals declared our law to be unconstitutional. Well, ,w are croine to have the riebt to cut worn en's hours down to less than ten and to keep them from working nights at all Ann we are going to contenu tnat-tn people have the right to say whether that law shall be enforced. "In the same way we are declaring law dealing with continuous industries whereby there shall be one day of rest for every one, and three shifts of eight hours each, instead of two shifts of t hours. We are going to declare agains the labor of children and that prisoners shall have their earnings applied to the support of their families. When I was police commissioner in ;New York brute who beat up his wife was put In lail for thirty days, well fed during thi period, while his wife and children were, almost starving. I would have liked to hurt him physically, but that was im possible, of course. We can't do that, so we will make such people work and give their wife and children the benefit of their labors. "I. Am Unconstitutional," They Say. ""These are concrete proposals of wha we actually intend to do, and we can and will do them if we get into power, hvery performance is judged by the per formanee of the past. You have heard many assaults upon me. Chief among these la the contention that I am nncon stitutional, with reference to the pur chase of Panama lands, the settlement of the coal strike. Just a word about the latter incident. "Back during the big coal strike I got in touch with the miners, lhe owners told me that I couldn't interfere. " But I did interfere. The governor of Mas- ebusetts appealed to me to avert the disaster which impended if the strike were not settled, and 1 made up my mind that I would be a derelict to my duty if I hesitated because I could find only the spirit and not the letter of tlie law to bring about the settlement, I was president at the time, and I made up my mind to avert this disaster which so imminently threatened the people met the miners and the owners, but the first conference did not amount to any thing, although the miners behaved bet ter than the owners. I must say. Well 1 got old General Scofield put in com mand of soldiers and told the mine own erg that I would run the mines as their receiver and. that the miners would come back at their old wages while I had the differences amicably settled by an arbitration commission. W ord of my plans reached the operators, and they came back lit much better spirits, i ou know much or the remainder; in WHRet barre, a report in which both the owners and the laborers .were interested, stated that conditions in the coal district were much improved. " "I believe that this is the kind of stewardship which a president should ex ercise, and it is this spirit of progress which is the life of the platform .upon which I stand. It is the only platform whose promises can be performed, and it is the onlv platform which promises social justice to'all people. . Not Attacking Capital. "The statement that I am attacking capital is all bosh. I will stand by cap. ital as long as it is in danger of injus ticc, but it must deal justly in turn. I have been much amused by an assault made upon me by t'enrose and Archbold, But I will not deal with the personal assault. Lpon receipt of the- news, I immediately wired the sub-committee at Washington and asked for a hearing, Only one member could find i convenient tj hear me: the rest were suddenly called elsewhere. That one member wan Senator, Clapp; he speaks in Montpelier to-night, and I advise von to heir him, AU'other members scattered to the four winds of the heaven, and Archbold of a sudden felt called to go to Europe. I have written a letter to each of these men, which will be ready for the press next Monday. I hope it will be given the widest publicity. I hope that even the newspapers that have been retained on, the other side will print it as a niat tcr of newst I do not ask them to favor me editorially, but simply request them to forget Wall street long enough to print ths news. "The Penrose and Archbold affair is really an attack on a man who is dead. I would call your attention to the testi mony of Penrose and Archbold. "Penrose advised the Standard Oil to contribute to the campaign bccnuse it didn't want to incur the hostility of tbe administration. I have repeatedly stated that I am never hostile to any corpora tion so long as it is honest. Why, then, would the Standard Oil company .stand in 'fear of hostility? Because it was strictly honest T The testimony of these two partners shows they paid -money only to escape being held accountable for disobeying the law. And now they are Bimply complaining because they didn't get what they paid for! "I wish I could stay longer and delve deeper into the reasons why the Pro gressive movement deserves your sup port. We appeal to every business man,, every farmer, every wage earner and every man in Vermont, if he is honest to his state 'and honest with himself, to- consider these things. If he wants to be ruled by bosses or if ho feels he can't rule himself, then we want him to stay with the party of the bosses, where he . belongs. But if .you feel you can take part in self-soernment. then I ask vou to comer with us. Young men and old, veterans of the Civil war. who fought for Abraham Lincoln and people's rights, we ask you to face the future and stand with us because we are standing for you and bringing near the day of social and industrial jus tice." " . MAY BE NO ELECTION i ON FIRST BALLOT If That Is the Case in Barre City Rep resentative Contest the Polls Will Be Opened Immediately on Notice from City Clerk. The Vermont biennial election will be held next Tuesday, Sept, 3. In'Barre the polls will open at o'clock 'in the morning; and in tlie election for city representative will remain open until .1 in the afternoon, while the polls will close on the state and eounty elections at 5 o'clock. In case there should be no election for city representative on the first bal lot, Clerk Mackay will so announce from tlie city clerk's office after re ceiving the election returns from the various wards and having them certi fied to, after which the clerk will no tify the ward olflcers that there, was no election and authorize them to re open the ballot lioxes for two -hours for a second ballot, stating'the time for the re-opening and the time for clos ing. Majority is required to elect. The candidates for city representa tive are: Democratic and Labor party, Richard Grigg; Republican, John W. Gordon; Progressive. Alex. Gordon; So cialist, Thomas-C. Mercer,-. The Candidates. . " ! The various state and county tickets to be voted for are as. follows: Republican Party. For srovernor Allen M. Fletcher of Cavendish. For lieutenant coventor Frank E. Howe of Bennington. For state treasurer Edward II. Deav itt of Montpelier. , For secretary of state Guy W, Bail ey of r.ssex. ior auditor of accounts Horace Graham of Ctaftsbury. For attorney-general Rufus E. Brow of Burlington. For representative to Congress, sec ond district J? rank l'lumley of North field. For senators Fred L. Laird of Mont pelier, E. B. House of Berlin, George W, Wallis of Waitsfleld. For assistant judges of county court William J. Clapp of Barre City, George If. Dale of aterhury. For judge otprobate, district of Wash ington Frank J. Martin of Barre City For states attorneyJ, Ward Car ver of ISarre City. For sheriff Frank II. Tracy of Mont pelier. J-or high bailiff Arch Jatchclder of Plainfield. - . . Democratic Party. For governor Harlan B. Howe of St Johnsbury. ror lieutenant governor Herbert C Comings of Iiichford. For state treasurer Martin A. Hrown of Wilmington. For secretary of state Jeremiah V. Durick of Fair Haven. For auditor of accounts Lewis W, Johnson of Burlington. For attorney-general- Hurton E. Bail ey of Montpelier. For representative to Congress,, second district O. C. Sawyer of Sharon. For senators Ir. M. F. McUmre of Montpelier. A. L. Hewitt of Berlin, F. C Luce of W aterburv. For assistant judges of county court George II. Hastings of Waitsfield,-Dr, H. S. Carves of Marshneld. F'or judge of probate, district of Wash ington Frank J. Martin of Barre City, For state attorney Harry C. Shurt- leff of Montpelier. , lor sheriff P. H. Rrown of Rarre, For high bailiff-M. K. Price of Mid dlesex, f Socialist Party. governor Fred W. Suitor A HEAVY LOSS AT WOODSVILLE Central House and Dwelling De stroyed and Church Damaged FIRE STARTED IN HOTEL Flamea Were Discovered Shortly After 3 O'clock This Morning, and They Made Rapid Progress, Through the Build ingNo One Was Injured. of For Barn?. For lieutenant gotcrnor Allen Bourdon of Woodstock. F'or state treasurer John McMillan of Burlington. lor secretary of state W illiam Heal ev of Webstervillc. For auditor of accounts John M. Jew ell of Proctorsville, For attorney-general Alphonso D. Kimball of Hardwick. . F'or representative to Congress, sec ond district Chester E. Ordway of Proctorsville. F'or senator William Seott of Barre, John Callahan of Barre, John McWil Hams of Graniteville. . For assistant judges of county court-i- George Rock of East Barre, Carl S. Nute of Barre. For judge of probate, district of Wash ingtott John Gumming of Barre. i -John Ilealey of Granite. Davidson of of Miss Effiie MeFarlane and Ray E. Rich of Williamstown were married at that place yesterday bj- Rev. John Irons, pastor of the Congregational church.- They left for Burlington and vicinity to-day on a weeding trip. Vermont Mutual policyholders vare asked to remember that assessments are due on or before. September J. R,'G. Robinson, agent. o' , yt, si For sheriff- illp. F"or high bailiff John Barre. Prohibition Party. For governor Clement F. Smith Morristown? For lieutenant governor Fred A. Col ins of St. Albans, F'or state treasurer F.ugene M. Camp bell of Lyndonville. For secretary of state Arthur S. Gal lup of Htirhngton. ' " . or auditor of accounts tieorge l. Thrall of Rutland. ' For attornev-general Roney M. Har- ey of Montpelier. ; ror representative to Congress, second istrict Ilmer F. Phillips of St. Johns bury. i progressive rarty. F'or governor Fraser Met.ger of Ran dolph. tor lieutenant governor M. U. Asel- tine of Fairfield. For state treasurer Harry S. How ard of Burlington, For secretary of state John M. Blake of Barton, -y For auditor of accounts Ernest W. Gibson of Brattleboro. For attorney-general Richard A. Hoar of Barre. - FUNERAL OF RUNAWAY VICTIM, That of Mrs. Raymond Gokey at St. Monica's Church To-day. The funeral of Mrs. Raymond Gokey, who died Thursday as the result of in juries received in a runaway accident near the E. K. Nye farm on the Plain field road, was . held this morning, the services being at the St. Monica's church. Rev. P. M. MeKenna, pastor of the church, officiated at the funeral mass. The St. Jean De Baptiste society, of which Mrs. Gokey was a member, at tended in a body. The interment was made in the Catholic cemetery on Beck ley hill. The following acted as bear ers: t.eorge ioKey, renx uouirice, ret er LaForrest, Joseph DcCoteau, Joseph Bombard and J. Lemni. Woodsville,N. II., Aug. 31. The Cen tral house was destroyed, the Episco pal church was badly damaged and a dwelling house in the rear of the hotel was destroyed in a fire which raucd in the heart of this place at an early hour toIay, tbe loss being in the vicin ity of $25,000, 'The fire broke out shortly after 3 o'clock and probably started in the kitch en of the hotel. The flames spread rap idly through that structure and then communicated to the dwelling house in the rear and to the church. . The house was occupied by Engineer Bagley of the Montpelier & Wells River railroad. The hotel was owned by Chester Abbott, and the insurance on the property was $9,000. No one -yna injured. ' P0ST0FFICE CLOSED SUNDAY. Under Instructions From Head of De 'partment to Postmaster Bisbee. The policy of the Barre postoffice un der the new law relating to Sunday closing is outlined in the following com munication from Postmaster Bislee todays Editor of The Times: The postoffice appropriation act passed by Congress for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1913, provides: "That hereafter postoffices of the first and second classes shall not be open on Sundays for ths purpose of delivering mail to the general public, but this pro vision shall not prevent the prompt de livery of special delivery mail. This law and its effect ou business has been discussed to a considerable extent; and has been sometime referred to as an 'order" of the postoffice de partment; but it is a law enacted by Congress. The instructions sent out by the post- office department for the guidance of postmasters are as follows: ' "Lnder this law you will close tlie general delivery, carriers' windows and lock boxes, and discontinue all deliv eries hy camera on Mindav. While the- letter of instructions -eon tain directions as to the treatment of mail in trahsit, and other matters that do not pertain to the work of this office, It contain the only orders received at this office from the department, per taining to the matter, To close the lock boxes to the gen eral public at this office, means to close the lobby to the public. I'ntil other wise instructed the lobby to this office will not lie opened to the public on Sun days. The city letter carriers will make their usual Sunday collection from the street boxes, and that mail will be dis patched as usual. . Mail arriving with special delivery stamp attached will be delivered by mes senger, as heretofore, on Sundays. reward W . Bisbee, Postmaster. BARRE'S LABOR DAY CELEBRATION PLANS HORSE AND DRIVER WERE, SUSPENDED L. 0. Allen and His Racer Al Harris for Allen's Alleged Abusive Language to "Starter Upton at Midaiebury. Middlcbury, Aug. 31. Yesterday was the fourth and last day of the great Addison eounty fair and it w-as a reel let ter day for the lovers of good clean races, as evetv one of the events adver tised was exciting enough and close enough to keep the great crowd inter ested to the very end. It was estimated that there were between 8,000 and 10,000 present. ' 1 x he nying machine nights bv George Schmidt' were again the feature of th hippodrome events yesterday, Schmidt made two flights and at the conclusion of the last one he continued on to Rot und his home, making the trip from the fair grounds to Rutland in 27 minutes. h. O. Allen and his horse Al Harris were suspended by starter Fred T'pton fiora the National Trotting association for one vear, for allcircl abusive lan guage to Upton during the 2:25 pace. Provided the Weather Is Auspicious a Big Observance of tbe Day Will Be Held Hugh Frayne Is Speaker of the Day. , ! The annual celebration of Labor day in this city and vicinity is to lie ob served Monday at Intercity park. At the meeting of the Central Labor union last night the final arrangements were completed for the observation and it i anticipated that the event will be the most successful in the annals of the bodv, providing the weather is auspicious, At the park sports and games will be held and in the evening a grand Labor dav ball has been arranged. I here will be two baseball games played with the Rarre Athletic club of this city participating in both of them, J he i'.ast Uarre Atliletie club will be the opponents of the local aggregation in the forenoon, the game cammenciiig at 10:30. The afternoon contest will be started at 4:15, the Logan Squares of Montpelier, which team defeated the strong JIardwick A. C. at Hardwick this week, will cross bats with the B. A, C. The choosing of an official to act as umpire for the games has not been determined. , Between ' the hours of the baseball games tbe field and track athletic events will be contested. Running broad jump, running high jump, hop, step and jump, boys' race, girls' race and the 100-yard dash will comprise the branches to be in dulged in. Of interest to a great num ber will be the1 football competition for the state championship for five-aside teams. The Graniteville Chips, Rangers, Bonaccords, South End A., and South End B., will struggle to obtain the championship honors. There will be various amusement stands erected on the grounds and shooting and quoiting will be in order. In the afternoon at 1:30 Hughe Frayne, the speaker of the day, will liver an address on "vital issues of labor issues. F'ravne is a general or ganizer of the American Federation of Labor and is known throughout the country as one of the most fluent and well-posted orators connected With the national labor body. The Barre Citizens' band will leave this city at noon, boarding the car at south end and riding through to Montpelier. The musicians will dispense music while progressing through the main thoroughfare of this city and do ing likewise at Montpelier. The accommodations for transporta tion to the grounds are excellent. The traction company has promiied the nec essary cars to facilitate the travel going and coming. , For the benefit of those in the town a special train will be sent over the Barre railroad from East Barre, Websterville and Graniteville. The train will leave East Barre at 8:45 a. m., Boutwell's at 9:05 a. m.,-Webstervillc at 8:10. arriving in this city at 9:35 a. m. X lie train returning will leave this city at 8 p. m. . The award for the shooting comneti tion will be a $4.00 pair of shoes, the event being jOpea to all.; Tbe .first foot' ball game will be started at 12 o'clock. lhe refreshment committee composed of Silvia Cardi, Arthur L. Fierce and George Richards have arranged to have it possible for the picnickers to procure refreshments of ail kinds from stalls that have been erected. The day's celebration will be brought to a fitting close with a grand ball at the Howland hall. Riley's popular full singing orchestra will furnish music for the dancing. The committee in charge of the sports ia as follows: Fred Suitof, John S. Mo Donald. James Gall and W. D. Smith, The following compose the grounds com mittee: James (all, John Callahan, John Hjom and Henry Powers. RAILROADS ARE FAVORED ' -. Saidrrjate'tfB;Howe:lri. P oncing Taxation Methods! AT BIG . DEMOCRATIC RALLY Democratic Candidate for Governor Alsd Poured Some Hot Shot at Public Serv- ) ice Com. Redmond D. F. Ma one j , of New York Other Speaker. J INVITATION WAS ACCEPTED TALK OF THE TOWN.. Francis McLeary left this noon for St Johnsbury, where be was "called to attend the funeral of his grandfather. Mrs. Mary Garvev of Upper Pearl street left to-day for St. Albans, where he will visit for several days as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Marnon of that place. " ; . (iordon Smith of (.-anadiagua. . i., rrived in this city last night for sev eral days' visit with friends. A. J. Snyder of Brooklyn, N. Y., a former resident of this citv, arrived here yesterday for an indefinite visit. J. V. McDonald of Hill street left ast night for Keith, P. O.. where he was called by the death of bis uncle, Angus MeTver. All those who have presented their name or thosv intending to go on the ride -to Berlin pond under the auspices of the Epwortii league are requested to meet at the Methodist church Monday morning at 0 o'clock. Hv. and Mrs. Albert Abbott, who have been visiting in the city for the past few weeks at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Olliver of Glenwood avenue, r? turned to-day to Peacham. Thomas Davidson of New York, for some time clerk at the Waldorf Aitoria hotel, arrived In this city last night for few weeks visit at the home of his parents. Rarl forsell, the noted eornetist, will render sevpral solos at the French estate land sale Monday. By Central Labor Union From the Va rious Churches of Barre. The communication from all the churches of Barre, signed by Rev. George 11. Holt, for the other pastors, extend ing an invitation to all laboring men to attend services at some of the Barre churches to-morrow evening, was read and accepted last night at the regular meeting of the Lentral Labor union. All the pastors have chosen subjects of interest to laboring men and each hopes for a goodly hearing. i he proposed telephone operators bill was received and read and, met with the approver of those present. I he meeting also voted that steps should be taken to secure the service of Keir Hardi of England, M. P., who is now travelling through part of this country on a lecture and observation tour. It was the voice of the meet ing to commence communications and obtain his services at an earlv date. Mr, Hardi is . known internationally through the interest manifested by him in the English Parliament benefiting the laboring class. Should .Hardi come to this city it will bo an opportunity, that one should not miss of listening to Ins eloquence. Republican Italian Rally Held. Tlie Republican Italian rally held last evening in the Miles' hall was attend ed by a' good-sized audience, who gath ered to hear C. Cobianehi of New Hav en, Conn., editor of the L'Independente, discuss the national and state political issues. Mr. Cobianehi wa introduced by Angelo Scampini. In his discus sion, Mr. Cobianehi flayed both Roose velt, the Bull Moose nominee for inci dent, and Wilson, the Democratic nom inee, and he upheld Taft and the Re publican policies. He termed Roosevelt as an opportunist and was opposed to Wilson liecaiise of hi stand on the tar iff. He maintained that the tariff was a protection to the laboring people of the country. The speaker signified his approval of Allen M. Fletcher for governor of the state and John W. Gordon, who is can didate for city representative on the Republican ticket. WASHINGTON. Miss Bessie Carrigan, a trained nurse of the New York state hospital at Brook lyn, who has been spending the past two weeks with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. William Carrigan of Washington, has returned to New York City, where she enters the New York state hos pital as matron, at a salary of $7'K) per year. Weather Prediction. Sunday probably showers; light va riable winds, ' An old-fashioned flag raising with red fire, music by the band and much cheer ing opened and virtually closed the Dem ocratic campaign in this city last even ing, when a Wilson and Marshall banner vas suspended across North Main street from the Miles block to the Worthen building before a crowd of people that numbered at least one thousand. After wards as many as eight hundred went to the opera house and listened to Hon. ITarland B. Howe of St, Johnsbury, can didate for governor, and Hon. Dudley Field Ms lone of Nefw York, speak on state and national issues. In the midst of a nervous campaign, enthusiasm ran naturally high when the flag first rode the brce.e, and the crowd evidently car ried its ardor into the -opera house, for both speakers were, continually ap plauded. , The Barre Citizens' b3nd was out in force for both events and after march ing from headquarters on Prospect street down to Depot square, it turned about and retraced its course as tar as the entrance to Keith avenue. While the Musicians were plaving the national an them, the bur me, with the words "Wil son and .Marshall," wheeled along tns; ropes to the middle of the street, whil the crowd below gave up a Cheer. Just before the doors of the opera house were thrown open at 8 o'clock, the band gave gave a short onen-air concert, and alter- wanis occupied seats in tne gallery oc the bouse. i Seated on the stage with the speakers were Rev. John B. Reardon, pastor of the Universalist church and Democratio candidate for lieutenant-governor ia HdO, together with members of the city ;md state committee. .When the band had finished the opening piece. Chairman E. J. Owens called upon Hev. Mr. Hear don, who introduced Candidate Howe and Hon. Mr. Mnlone m turn. In his preta tory remarks, Pastor Reardon rejoiced that citizens of Rnrrc had been privi leged to hoar good political doctrine from) so many and varied sources during tn present campaign.. Doctrines which, he claimed, had long been withheld in Ver mont. He was prouder of being Dem ocrat than ever before and reaffirmed his confessed belief in voting for men and measures rather than parties. In his arciimeiits. Candidate Howe submitted the proposition that all par ties, individuals, linns and corporation should pay an equal tax r.te. He waded into the "tax record of the Republican candidate for governor, A. M. Fletcher, and took a middling fair fling at that portion of the 1010 legislature . said to have been boss-ridden and also paid his respects to John W. Redmond, member of the public service commission, who attacked Mr. Howe's proposition in this citv last Saturday nicht. Mr. Malone was accorded one of the finest receptions in the way of applause ever noted in the city. Almost from the first sentence, he had the crowd with him, and the unabated interest with which the audience followed the logic, of Candidate Howe's arguments was never relaxed after Mr. Malone advanced to the front. He talked about issues here in Vermont with reference to their pro gressive aspects and declared that Theo dore Roosevelt, by his acts or omission or comniissi-cn of acts, stood sadly lack ing for the essentials that make for real progress. . Howe Waded Into Taxation. ' - At the outset, Mr. Howe pointed out his desire to show up some of the unjust laws under hich we live. If it were suggested that blacksmiths and carpen ters pay more taxes than your prosper ous granite cutters and quarryworkers, you wouldn t agree with me. l come with the proposition that every person, firm and corporation should be taxed the same rate on the dollar. For 29 years, the taxation laws have been made for the so-called interests; the people have paid on appraisals and the railroads and other corporations have had the privilege of paying on their gross earnings. They are allowed to keep their own books and keep their gross earnings to themselves, maybe. What would you think of a law! (Continued on second page.) j SCOTCH PICNIC LABOR DAY. Hon. tol and Mrs. Alexander Dunnett Entertain at Rickets Mills. The Scotch picnic of 11)11 proved such a success that Hon. and Mrs. Alex. Dunnett have decided to give another this year and they invite all Scotch people and their friends to their camp at Bicker's Mills. The trains from all directions connect well to enable people from the south or the north or from Rarre to easily spend the day there. A Scotch procram will be given and a basket picnic enjoyed, the host and host ess furnishing coffee. There were 300 there last year and HT. and .Mrs. I'linnon nope lor even lu'gcr numbers thi year. - , ' Compagni Lavoratori. Ricordatevi di votare per il vostro can- didato all legislatura, Richard Griggs, il nome si trovera sulla scheda due volte ma marcate una voce da parte un nome solo. Monday . being a holiday. The Times will not be issued. Tues day's paper will contain full ac counts ot the doings of Labor day and of the early election returns.