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BARRE BAILY TIMES VOL. XVI-XO. 150. UAIlltE, VERMONT. TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 1912. PRICE. ONE CENT. SWEPT MAINE WAS BY REPUBLICANS BY 3,557 VOTES The United Party Elected a Governor, Three or Four Con gressmen and Got Legislative Majority to Elect : a J United States Senator. VIOLENT OVERTURN FOR THE DEMOCRATS iWilliamT. Haines Defeated Gov- ernor Frederick W. Plaisted, f Who Was a Candidate for I Re-election - - Returns Are Nearly Completed. ' Taft was so interested in the bulletin that , he stayed up until an early hour tins morning, when it appeared certain that th . Republicans ' had carried the state. .'He-had no statement to make about the result of the election, , SHARP RETORT BY GAYNOR. Portland, Me., Sept. 10. The political overturn in yesterday's Maine state elec tion, in which the Republicans won back the governorship and secured three of the four congressmen and a sufficient majority on a joint ballot in the legis lature to assure the election of a Re publican United States senator, became jmore apparent to-day. William T. jHaines, Republican, was elected governor by a plurality of 3,577 over Governor I Frederick W. Plaisted, Democrat. , The vote, with 28 small towns miss ling, was as follows: Haines, Republican...... 70,072 ' i Plaisted, Democrat. . Gfl,515 I The new state Senate will be made tin of 22 Republicans and eight Democrats, with one district missing. The House will be composed of 72 Republicans and 70. Democrats, with nine districts miss ing. ' i J he congressmen elected are: First district Asher C. Hinds of Port- llfind, Republican. , Second district D. J. McGillienddy j of Lewiston, Democrat. ' Third district Forrest Goodwin of Skowhegan. Republican. Fourth district Frank E. Guernsey of IDover, Republican. . ' Hinds; McGillienddy and Guernsey were ire-elected. . The Republicans - claim to have won their victory for the heud of the ticket by their attack upon the administration of Governor Pliyisted. They declined to discuss national questions as the party leaders, many of whom are of Progressive sympathies, postponed anv expression of a sentiment , in favor of Roose-elt until after election. Some of them will take the Rtumn within a few days against. President Taft., 1 The Democrats went . into the state j I. , ill e .1, iniruggie uiu mil on me ueiensive, hav hng won control of the state govern ment in the election of 1010. They based itheir campaign almost wholly on na tional issues, although defending, their icourse in the state administration. J Progressives to Split Off. ' The Progressive element of the Re- irublicana wag in full control of party jm'achinery, but ' with the approval of j('ol. Roosevelt, a split was postponed juiitil after yesterday's struggle. Many sf the leading state speakers in the cam paign, which ended with the election !yesterday, announced last night that H hey were no longer in the Republican tanks, but would take the stump imme liately'for Colonel Roosevelt for presi dent. . " The Republican organization was able Eo bring out a greater vote for Haines n yesterday's contest than was given (tor Fernald, the party candidate who was defeated two years ago, while the Democratic rote for Plaisted showed a (falling off from that of 1910., The struggle in 'the four congression al districts was fully as interesting as that two yea ra ago.. In, the first dis trict, Congressman Asher C. nincls, the only outspoken Taft candidate in the flection, showed an "increase in his -vote Disqualified in Seventh Round of Fight with Jeannette. Aew ork, Sent. 10.-Tonv Ross' of iNewcastle, Pa., was disqualified for hit ting low in the seventh round of his of two years ago, and returns seemed "2,lt w'th- Jo Jeannette, challenger for When He Withdrew Acceptance of Sum '"" mons to Aldermanic Inquiry. New ; York, Sept. ,10. Mayor Gaynor late yesterday withdrew his acceptance of the invitation to appear to-day be fore the aldermanic committee which is inquiring into the police department In a caustic letter to Alderman II. II. Curran, chairman of the committee, the mayor - declined "to appear unless sub poenaed or notified to do so, adding that lie could not "enter into any petty and partisan inquiry" and asserting that in his efforts to lift government up he had never allied himself "with any one who was npt himself above reproach." I do not see how i can expect the police to he honest when they see on every hand that even the aldermen of the , citv are taking graft personally, or enabling corrupt go-betweens to do so, declared Mayor Goynor. , The. letter followed remards said to have been made this afternoon by Al derman Curran regarding the mayor's "honor" after the latter sent word to the waiting committee that he did not care to go before them to-day, as had been arranged, and said that he would prefer to appear before the committee to-morrow. His honor was to have ap peared to-day by invitation but it. is stated to-night that if ' he fails to pre sent himself to-morrow, he will ge sub poenaed. Mayor Gaynor's letter to Alderman Cuiran Was in response to one from Mr. Curran under date of September 3, in which the mayor was invited to ap pear before the comittee. The mayor's answer to-day follows in part: "I have called attention to the miser able grafting carried on by tbe members of the board of aldermen in respect to the licensing of news stands, and the like, throughout the city. By an ordi nance' of your board the bureau of li censes cannot grant these licenses ex cept on a certificate of approval of the alderman of the district in which the licence is granted. I have now for more than two years been calling the atten- uon or tne dorm ot aldermen to caes where aldermen refused to' grant thee permits unless the licensee pays heavi ly for them. Sum of $."0O and' $250 are commonly paid, aiid there are about 7.000 of the licensed stands. The meth od by which this is done is that the al dermen in plane, of dealing with the li censee personally and handing the cer tificate over . to. him personally, as the law and official duty requires,, refers such license to a go-between, who holds it and refuses to deliver it to the li censee until it is paid for. "1 have no doubt that the aldermen who do this Bhare in the extortion mon ey. 1 do not see how I can expect the police to bo honest when they see on j every hand that even, the aldermen of the city are taking graft persona 11 or enaiuing corrupt go-betweens , t so. l cannot i v mvseif with ru i any effort to investigate ' the conduc of any official, or any department of tne city government. My attention has aha beenValled to the fact that you have, of late several times published statements with regards to your visits to this office, which are very far from ueing truthlur 'If the committee wants any fact of me, let it subpoenal nie or notify me to attend, and 1 will do so and give such facts. Beyond that I shall not go..- I cannot enter into any petty or partisan inquiry, and it is 'now plain that tlmt is all yon purpose to make." Alderman uirran to-niglit made pub letter lie Had written to Mayor DYING MOTOR WAS CAUSE GOOD SWIMMER DROWNED. Aeroplane's Drop Carried Two Men To Their Death AT OXFORD, ENGLAND, TO-DAY This Is the Second Double Fatality to English Army Corps in One Week The Machine Fell From Height of 500 Feet. lie a Gaynor, notifying him that the commit tee would proceed H'itli' its investigation into the police department and declared "no attempt to' divert or intimidate it can succeed.". Alderman Curran further informed the mayor tha ho bait in ctrueted his attorney to bring suit for noei on tne ground that the mayor had made ''maliciously false statement against him." TONY" ROSS FOUGHT FOUL. to indicate his re-election over M O'Brien, his Democratic opponent. , ine ngnt in tne second dstnetwas flose but the returns indicated the re election of Congressman D. J. McGilli enddy, Democrat, by a reduced margin over unam n. Mieiton, Kcpublican. In the? third district, Congressmm famuel W, Gould, Democrat, who won wo years ago, had apparently been de jfeated for re-election, on the face of he early returns, by Forrest Goodwin, Kepublican, while in the fourth there was another close fight between Con gressman Frank FX Guernsey, Republi can, and Charles W. Mullen, Democrat. With the first cities and towns heard from placing the former in the lead. PRES. TAFT STAYED UP GOOD PART OF NIGHT To Hear Returns From Maine Election and He Was Much Pleased With ' . the Result. Beverly, Mass., Sept. 10 President tTaft was greatly pleased with the Re publican victory in Maine. It was the best political news Taft has heard since be entered tthe White House, according! the heavyweight title, at Madison Square "i'nii'n last nigiii. floss had heen re peatedly warned against fotilinir. Com mlssioner Frank O'Neill of the New York athletic commission, who was at the ringside, advised the management that Boss should not be paid for the fight uiiin auer uie commission had investi gated. Later Mr. O'Neill 'subpoenaed Boss' to appear before the commission here next Wednesday. Jeannette had the" advantage through- lit nil- iiKui, jHooing moss continually and reaching him with lefts to the face. Boss was bleeding from the third round on and held continually. It was not until the seventh that Jean nette opened Up on Ross, ami then he forced him to close ouarters. rl 'win lioss was cautioned for fouling in this round. Finally, when there was a par ticularly migrant -violation of the rule as Ross landed a low right hand blow, the referee disqualified him. Gunboat Smith of California outboxed Tom McMahon of Pittsburg in a ten round bout. Smith captured seven of the rounds. George Kirkwood of St. Louis virtual ly knocked out Krankie Fleming, the Canadian featherweight champion, in the first round of their bout. Kirkwood floored Fleming once in this round for a count of nine ami after the Canadian hd regained his feet, sent him down again fur seven seconds. The bell, rang time to save Fleming, but he was Oxford, Eng., Sept. 10. The second double aviation fatality within a week occurred to-day to members of 'the army flying corps, when Lieutenants E, Hotehkiss and C, A. Bettington were killed 'while flying past Wolvercote. Their motor appeared to stop, and the aeroplane ten . from a height of five hundred feet. These two officers re cently received flying certificates. FRANCE THE WINNER. Captured World's Aviation Championship at Chicago Yesterday, Chicago, Sept. 10. France won yester. day the world s aviation championship. Jules Vedrines, champion of France, driving a Deperdussin monoplane, took from America the James Gordon Bennett silver trophy without a contest. Not an American aeroplane rose from the ground in defense of the cup, won by this country from England last year. Del loyd Thompson, the only American avia tor, who had withdrawn from the race up to the last hour, took a final glimpse at Vedrines' record and walked off the field. - ..."-1 ; :: . Vedrines' time for completing the 124.8 miles over, the 4.14-mile course was one hour. 10 minutes and H3.8 seconds. His average time was 105.5 miles an hour. His only competitors were two French men, Maurice Prevost, also in a Deper dussin, who made the course in one hour 13 minutes and 10.82 seconds, and Andre Fey, in a llanriot monoplune,' who came down alter .making 23 of the 30 laps of the course, because of engine trou ble. Vedrines started before any of his competitors were out and then ; rested in his hangar while the American con testants withdrew. The only semblance, of a race came hours after Vedrines had alighted, when Prey and I'rovost ascended. Frey was soon overtaken by Provost, who started two minutes later. At the 14th lap Pro vost hud left Frey far behind snd at tlmt time. Was only 32 second. behind the time made by Vedrines, While steadily outdistancing Frey, he lost on the French champion's time until at the Z.lrd lap he was 73 seconds behind e drines.' The Aero Club America made everv possible effort to defend the cup," said Major Reber, chairman of the contest committee of the Aero Club of America. "We - sent letters to every aeroplane builder in the country offering flO.OOO tor every machine that would attain something like 100 miles an hour. But we have not a maehine that could come within 40 minutes of winning the race. There was not a ghost of chance from the start." Harry L.' Downing, Aged 13, Lost His Life at Plymouth, N. H., Plymouth, N. H., Sept. 10. Harry L. Downing, the 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. Downing, was drowned yesterday afternoon while in swimming with a party of boys in the waters of Baker's river, about a half mile above the town. Young Downing was a re markably good swimmer for one of his years, and was not missed from among the other youngsters. A youth from a bridge nearby, and who had been noticing the swimmers, called their attention to the fact that someone had been under water for some time. A quick investigation found the Downing lad near the bottom of the river pressed tightly to a log. It was impossible for the boys to reach their comrade even with the . assistance of poles, and. an alarm was given to Borne larger boys in swimming nearby. The body was secured by Raymond Haley after the unfortunate lad hai been under water for some fifteen or twenty minutes. The body was rushed to the FJmily Balch Cottage hospital, but all attempts at reviving were futile. , The boy was a bright, cheery little fellow, popular among : bis playmates, and was a favorite among all his ac quaintances. He' was an attendant at the grammar school and would have en tered it again upon its opening- to-day. WOMAN SHOT AT DANCE HALL Festivities Near Fort Ethan Allen Ended By A Crime JEALOUS RIVAL . IS. ACCUSED Peart -Hooper, Colored, Was Dancing When She Was Felled By Bullet -Under Right Arm Say Vic tim Cannot Recover. RUTLAND MOTORMAN PERHAPS FATALLY HURT Charles McCarthy Fell Between Can As He Was Changing His Position as Cars Were Moving. Rutland, Sept. 10. ClutrJes McCarthy of Castleton, a motorman employed by the Rutland Railway ; Light & Power Co., was probably fatally injured yes terday afternoon when he fell between a flat car to which it was attached. He was seated on the flat car and in at tempting to change his position fell, be tween the cars. He 'received a double fracture of the skull, and it was de eided that his only chance of recovery lay in an operation which was performed last night at the Rutland city hospital. ins condition is critical. , HANCOCK FURNISHED BAIL. WOMAN'S BODY DUG UP. And Autopsy Will Be Performed to Find Out Cause of Death, New York. Sept. 10.The, body of Mrs. Rose Menscliik Szabo, who met death in Greenwood Lake, X. Y., on July 16 while boating in company with Burton "W. Gibson, her attorney, was exhumed yesterday from its unmarked grave in New York bay cemetery,. Jer sey City. An autopsy will be performed to determine 'definitely,' if possible. whether the woman was accidentally drowned, as reported at the time, or whether other causes contributed to her :leath. A superficial examination re vealed no marks of violence. The body which Gibson, as executor of the woman's $10,000 will, caused to be interred without ceremony on July! U under the name of Mrs. Bitter, by which (die was sometimes known, was Charged With Misrepresentation In Sell ing Stock in Casket Concern. Rutland, Sept. -10. C. A. Han cock, who was arrested in New Jersey on a warrant issued by State's Attorney B. L, Stafford and was brought to this city on extradition pa papers, furnished $1,800 bail before County Judge Horace M. . Red field yes terday afternoon for appearance in coun ty court when wanted. It is alleged that Mr. Hancock, whose home is in Canada,i,made misrepresen tations to the extent of $1850 in selling stock in a casket ctmcern to C. V. Spen cer of Rutland. f. M. Meldon, attor ney for the respondent, told the court this afternoon' that the actual amount of cah involved was $375 and that the bslanee whs in note.i which were being called in in order that Mr.. Spencer might not have to pay them. Burlington. Sept. 10. rearl Hunter, a colorel woman, aged 20, was shot in the right side at Sam Franklin's dance bal on Weston's hill between Winooski and Fort Ethan Allen late last night, and Margaret Carter, also colored and aged zo, is accused of doing the shooting. , Fighteen couples were dancing in the basement hall of the franklin resort when the shooting occurred. There were both colored and white dancers seated at the tables, arranged on one side of the room, white and black men and wom en were drinking beer and whiskey. ' A violin and drum furnished music. . ' The Hooper woman was dancing with o colored man, witnesses say. Mrs.. Car ter was seated at one of the tables. While the merriment was at its height the gun shot was heard. Colored, and White people 'then ran out a side door snd to the frent yard, which face's the main highway running between ' Winoo ski and Fort Ethan Allen. . The injured woman was taken in an automobile to the Fanny A'len hospital. Tire bullet entered her right side, be low the arm. Last night surgeons en- ueavorea to extricate it. J he woman is expected to die. - Negroes, who frequent the F'ranklin lesort. say that : Mrs. Carter was mad with jealousy. Both women, they said. nave paid marked attention to a eer tain man. The women have frequented Franklin's and other resorts daily and have had no known means of employ, ment. The injured 'woman has lived in the vicinity of the club for over a Year. She came from Auburn. N. Y. The Car. ter woman's home is in Albany, N. Y. She has been in this state but a short time. STATE CONVENTION IN BAR RE. AGED MAN SUICIDE v FROM ILL HEALTH ALLEDGED ABDUCTOR FORFEITED BAIL Harry E. Nolan Failed to Put la An Ap pearance In New York Police Court To-day. New York, Sept. 10. Harry E, No lan of Washington, recently appointed secretary to the I nited Mates leg tion at Panama, failed to appear in no lice court to-day to placed to the charge of a hi luting 10-years-oM Marion Mcv ie or of Newport News. The cash bail of $1,000 was ordered to lie forfeited, and detectives were despatched to arrest No- lia. 7 he arraignment was postponed until September 17. -Nolan was arrested on complaint of agents of the steamship line that the girl disappeared from the steamer, Jef ferson. Shortly after their arrival here, the couple were located at a fashiona ble hotel, where they were registered as II. E. Nolan and wife. STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. contained in a cheap oak coffin and was 4 u . . r.- , ii,,,, i .:! i u o struck the mast, splitting it down clothed on y m a night gown. - . iM a,ndiakilng the V .i 1..,'!.': '"ral'er' hB ARVmn ship tremble. Freighter Came into Nev York With Shattered Topmast. New York, Sept. 10. The freighter Bristol City of the Bristol line, came into port yesterday from St. Vincent, V. v . J., with a shattered fore topmast. as a result, of an electrical storm at sea on Tuesday last. A bolt of lightning for hole John Nurse, Aged 88, Killed Himself By Shooting at WOTrisvitlt Yester. day Afternoon. Morrisville, Sept. 10. John Nurse, aged 88 years, who was living with his daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Wiliam Wallncsc, on Wsban ave nue, committed suicide by shooting yes terday afternoon at 3:40 o'clock. Mr. Nurse had been in poor health for.'some weeks. , i ..... $4,000 FIRE AT. WINOOSKI. .to the president's friends. President unable to proceed with the' next round consul-general, ho is seeking to have Gibson deposed as executor on the ground that false statements were made in the probating of tlw will, stated vesterdav that he had sufficient evidence to war rant legal action. The consul-general, who superintend ed the disinterment, yesterday declared that he had definitely established that Mrs.' Petronella Menscbik, Mrs. Szabo's mother, whose name is signed to a waiv er of citation filed with her daughter's will, died in Austria two years ago. ''We are awaiting for the autopsy bo fore taking any action," said Dr. Fischer auer, "though our case is complete. To day we rcoeivea two cablegrams from flur government stating that the birth and death certificates of "Mrs. Mensehhc are being forwarded. Franfc Menschik, Mrs. Szabo's brother, is about to start for this country. The possibility that Mrs. Szabo was murdered is such a se rious matter, however, that we have de nied to withhold pressing the conspiracy feature until the autopsy is performed." Dr. Fischerauer received yesterday from. Sheriff De"raw of Orange county the allidavits or . witnesses at Green wood lake. Different versions were giv en, but ail ngreed that the boat was rocking violently. the consul-general also has witnesses iv whom he expects to prove that Mrs. Szabo. who could not read or write, it is said, knew that her mother was dead nd had talked with Gibson on the sub- fct. Mrs. Albert Stern, who lived in the same apartment house with Mrs. 'abo, helped to identify the body yes terday. Mrs. Stern said that four days fter her death Gibson called upon her nd sold to her for $. some of Mrs. Szabo's personal belongings. Gibson professed to be gratified that the autopsy wnnld be performed as it would "settle the matter once for all1 and stop,all this talk, state treasurer. The chief engineer was stunned and thrown five feet and the mate was ren dered imconscions. Neither was seriously hurt, although the mate w(is laid up in bed for two days. MAYOR SCANLON A WITNESS. Lawrence Executive To Testify In the Dynamite "Planting" Case. Boston, Sept. 10 Mayor Scanlon of Lawrence is one of the seven witnesses called before the grand jury to give evi dence in connection with the investiga tion of the so-called Lawrence dyna mite "planting" conspiracy.' With one exception all the witnesses are Lawrence residents. A Tailor Shop Burned Out and the Cause . Is Not Known. Winooski. Sept. 10. Fire in the old Baxter block at 3 o'clock yesterday aft ernoon gutted the tailor shop 'ot M. Goldberg and damaged the apartments over tne store, causing a loss of neai Iv $4,000, partly covered by insurance. The origin of the fire was probably due to gasoline used in cleaning a coat iu the tailor . shop. Mrs. , Goldberg, who was in charge of, the store while her husband was at Fort Ethan Alter, bad just finished cleaning a coat and had perhaps hung it too close to the fire. or a match lying on the floor, might have been ignited. ' Those noticing the nre called to Mrs. Goldberg, Who was upstairs, nnd she found it impossible to enter tbe store as the flames had gained such bead- way. A few minutes later, the front, windows were blown out and the store looked like a furnace. The flames w-cre shooting higher, than , the building be fore the fire department arrived. The firemen did excellent work ' in prevent ing the spread of the fire to the store of J. L. J)evino next door. In 20 minutes they had the fire under control. " The flames had worked through the partitions to the rooms above the store occupied by Mr. Goldberg. There the greater damage was done by' smoke and water. The partitions in all the rooms were torn out in places so water could reach the flames. Jlr. Devinos lew elry store was chiefly damaged by wa ter and smoke. - He estimated his' loss at more than $1,000, upon which he carried $800 insurance in the Hickok agency. .On his household goods he had insurance and the loss is consid erably more than this amount. 1 he block, one of the oldest in the village, is owned by Jnle Mungeon, who estimates nis joss at not less than $2, 000. This is covered . by insurance in the T. S. Peck agency. Sunday School Workers Will Assemble On October 23. At a meeting of the local eommittee held in the Jlaraca room of the Congre gational church, at the call of the chair man, Rev. J, W. Barnett, definite plans were, made for the entertaiument the coming state Sunday school eonven tion. .; According to the present arrangement the delegates who attend the eonven tion will first be directed by the boy scouts and ther organized societies of boys, to the Universalist church, where there will be registration and rest rooms, They will next - be conducted to the Methodist church, where will be found the usual splendid Sunday School ex hibit in -the Sunday School room, and all of the day sessions Thursday and l --. : i .. .. -1 1 i . t i i x-jiuny win lie nem. Hie Jiaptist church, close by, will be tie headquarters for the elementary de partment. Samples of literature and plans for work w ith little children, hand work done by primary and junior chil dren sent in from all parts of the state III 1.- .... ...LM .. ! I win uu on exniuiuuu in a class room in the Baptist church and all confer ences for workers in this division will be held here. - Wednesday evening,' the openinjr ses- Biim ui me I'uijveiruon win oe neiu in the Congregational church. : Thursday evening will be the "largest and one of the' most popular sessions the annual rally of - organized young people's and adult classes. Class colors and banners and motto wil be in evidence and it is expected that most of the classes of the state will be represented. The ad dress of the evening will be given by Jr. w. V. 1'earce, of Chicago, the in ternational leader for organized Bible class work. Jt is expected that the opera house will be needed for this ses sion. - The homes of Barre will be open to a large number ot guests and a royal welcome wm be extended. The follow ing men are to lead in the local prepara tion lor tnis gathering: ' Chairman of registration and enter tainment committees. II. G. .Woodruff. Associate chairman of . registration, Rev. E, F. Newell. Associate chairman of , entertainm'ent. V. ! Andrews. - Reception committee. Rev George H. IHolt. ' Publicity committee, Rev. J, B. Rear don. - .' -..''- Decoration committe, Dr. and Mrs. O. G. Stickney. Musie committee, Rev. Duncan Sal mond. " i EVENING DRAWING SCHOOL. Year's Session Will Begin September 17 and Continue to May 1, 1913. The sessions of the evening drawing school will be resumed Tuesday evening, Sept. 17th, at 6.30. The instructors will be the same as last year, Charles Pamperl, Carlo Abati, Alex, Youngson and L. W. Bishop. Mr, Pamperl will be at the Mathewson school building to receive registrations c-pt. i:, id ana n, irora t to v p. m., and Sept. 14 from 2 to 5 p. re . and all who plan to attend the evening drawing scnooi mis year are requested tQ reg;s ter on one of 4 these dates. - .- Tuition will -em iin the same as liu-t year, f I per month for elementary tours es and $2 per month for advanced eours es; tuition payable in advance. To en courage, regular attendance a rebate of one-third the tint. on charge w ill be made to all pupils attending 30 pe.' cent of the sessions. ;so rebates will be allowed however, to students enrolling after De cember I,-1012. Tlw school will remain in session till May 1, 1913. 1 A considerable number of new casts have been - purchased as well as addi tional equipment and it will lie the pur poe of the school this year to relate tne instruction more closely to the needs of the granite industry and Mr. Pamperl haa been spending most of thj summer working with this- end in view. It is hoped that manufacturers will encour age their apprentices and other employes io auenn tne scnooi in order that they may better fit themselves to become-ex-pert workmen, and any young men in terested in drafting, modeling or carving are requested to confer with Mr. Pam perl. - - EVERY ROOM IS ASSIGNED GodO'!?-' seminary Starts the New' Year With Large Numbers ftVC V. FALL TERM OPENED TO-DAY Main Building and the Thompson Memo rial Structure Are Full Work on , New Building Will Not Be Completed Before Winter. CROSBY GAVE RECEPTION. BANK MEN AT DETROIT. American Bankers' Association Is Hold ing Convention There. Detroit, Mich., Sept. 10. Over two thousand delegates attended tl)e open ing session of the national convention ot the American Isankers association here to-day. After the convention heard the address of welcome, it planned to dispose of a number of formal report of the various omcers and then listen to an adurcss by Robert Bonynge of Denver. SPRINGFIELD RECTOR RESIGNS. CONVERGE ON HARTFORD. Republican and Democratic State Con vention Delegates Arrive. Hartford. Conn., Sept. 10. Delegate to the political state conventions, both Democratic and Republican, began to arrive to-dny. The Republican conven tions will nominate a governor, lieu tenant governor, secretary of state and Bev. G. H. Severance Will Tak Up Post Graduate Study. Springfield, Sept. 10 Rev. G. H. Sev erance, priest-in-charge of . St. Marks Episcopal mission, announced his res ignation, to take effect Oct. 1, after a successful pastorate of 15 months. , He wu return to New lork City to take up graduate work at Columbia university and the General Theological seminary. Rev. Mr. Severance haa made many friends here outside of. his parish, and his departure will be generally regret ted. He is a graduate of Middlebury college. St. Mark's mission has been verv ac tive and prosperous during his pastor ate. Keeently it was the recipient of the gift of a beH'and belfry from the estate of Jonathan Chase, which will be installed and ready for use by next Sunday, Sept. 15. A memorial proces sional cross for the full vested choir also, was recently presented to the inis- Brattleboro R'epresentative-Elect Thanks Friends For Support Brattleboro, Sept. 10. Edward C.Cros. by, representative-elect, gave a recep tion last night to his friends in the Brooks house, of w hich he is the-pro prietor. Fully 200 men attended and a buffet lunch was served. An orchestra. rendered a concert program during the evening. Mr. Crosby in thanking his friends for their support promised to work for the best interests of the town and asked the voters-to feel free to come to him with suggestions concerning any meas ures in which they were interested. He was heartily applauded when , he said that he should go to the legislature un pledged m any matter. Though Mr. Crosby was elected on a Progressive ticket, much of his support came irom me .Republicans, as he ha always been a member of that party. He is one of the influential business men of southern Vermont and heavily interested in trolley roads in this state and Massachusetts. It is conceded bv the state press that he will probably be the Progressive leader in the House of Representatives this fall. The fall term at Goddard seminary was opened this morning and the outlook for the coming year is encouraging. The attendance will in all probability equal that of last year, and by the winter term an increase hi the enrollemnt is looked for. The winter term of the last school year was a record breaker for attend ance, 170 students having their names placed on the enrollment book. AH tho students registered for the fall term have not yet reported to take up their studies, but Principal O. K, Hollister an ticipates having clashes, -whose num bers will aggregate about 150 for this session. .. - Every room in the main buildiric haa been booked for students. The same can be said of the Thompson Memorial building. The new building, Which is being erected at the rear of the main building, will not be completed before the winter and Will not be placed at the disposal of the school until the open ing of the w inter term. With its com pletion the dining hall is to be removed to the new quarters and greater facili- les lor recitation rooms will be had . A chemistry laboratory will be in stalled in the new building and recita- lon rooms tor the advancement of tha new course in domestic science will be placed at the disposal of the students desiring to pursue those studies. A few of the rooms in the new building will also lie used for the increasing business department. Football Call Issued. A call was issued to the football can didates to-day and a good-sized number turned out for practice on the campus this afternoon. The squadwill be in charge of Coach Kutra, who rounded out championship team last fall. The team will undoubtedly be niinua the services of Albert Gilman,'-who was elected at the close of the season last fall to lead the wearers of the red and white this fall. Gilman has signified his intentions of attendig an agricultur his intentions of attendin an agrieultur Coach Kurtz says that it will be at lea a week before they will be able to pick the new leader. The squad, is without the services of a single man who played in its back field last fall, but has enough promis ing materia) in view so that prospects are favorable.. Bishop, Peterson Root, ' Olsen, Carroll and LeBarron of last year's squad reported for practice. Mer rill, who entered the institution "in the winter terra last year, is also. a candi date. Merrill has had plenty of ex perience in football, having played for two seasons on the Somerville, Mass., high school team. He will be a valua ble asset to the eleven. Before the week is closed Coach Knrta intends to have a squad that will number about fifty. LOWER GRADES CROWDED 4 - WITH CHILDREN Although the First Day's Registration Was Somewhat Less Than One Year Ago Total Was 3,422. , The first day's registration in the Barre public schools was 2,422, accord- ng to figures compiled bv Sunt. Roscoa to-day, the number being slightly less than one year ago. This decrease is partially accounted for by the failure of a number of high school students to re turn at the opening of the school year. The primary and lower grades are crowd ed, this condition being especially no ticeable in the northern end of the citv, at Brook street and the ward five build ing. For instance, in one room at the former building there are 67 pupils for one teacher. The registration by buildings Is as fol lows : ' ' , Spaulding , 403 Mathewson C2; Church st. .'..,. 197 ' j Summer st. ... t , 200 Brook st. .. 200 Reckley st 188 Ward five .... 205 Avers st. 150 , Lincoln , 257 GOOD CROWD AT FAIR. Bright Prospects of Early Hours of Day . Brought Many to Northneld. Northfield, Sept. 10. There was large crowd on the Dog River Vklley fair grounds for the second day of the annual fair as the early hours of the day were encouraging. Special trains n om Jiarre and Jlontpelier brought very large number of people. Aviator Schmidts machine was set up this fore noon, and if the weather conditions are favorable the aviator will ascend this afternoon. - sion. FUNERAL OF TRAIN VICTIM. Was Held From Badger Undertaking Rooms Yesterday. The funeral of Alessandro Bazzoni, whose body was found on the Central Vermont tracks below Ladd street early Sunday rooming horribly mutilated, hav ing been crushed by the night trains, was held yesterday afternoon from Bad ger's undertaking rooms. Friends of the ill-fated man were present and the remains were taken to the Hope ceme tery, where the interment was made. Total ..I .........2422 Snpt. Roscoe expressed himself as milch pleased with the manner in which the schools started the year, as he had never seen a system where the pupils settled down to their work more prompt ly than they did in the rooms which he had time to visit yesterday. In the grades there are only twelve new teach ers, and with a single exception all the new leachers are experienced in the pro fession. At the Spaulding assembly hall last evening the first teachers' meeting of the year was held, at which every teach er was in attendance. The plans for the year were outlined by Sunt. Roscoe and other remarks were made in connection with his assumption of the position of superintendent. Bull Moose Meeting. All who are interested in the Progres- sive cause are invited to a mass meet ing in Miles' hall Friday evening, Sept, 13, to form a Progressive club and elect officers, and to do any other business thought proper. .Per order of 'Progres sive city committee. Weather Predictions. Fair tonight and Wednesday: moder.t variable winds.