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BARRE DAI 1LY . TIMES A VOL. XVI--NO. 152. ISAKKE. VERMONT. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 12, 1912. TRICE. ONE CENT. y JACK GRACE MURDERED Js Indication Following Finding Of Wrestler's Body WITH A FRACTURED SKULL Probably the Man Had Been Dead Sev eral Days Before Last Night, When Body Was Found Under Sofa at Welden, N. Y. Xewburg, X. Y., Sept. 12. With the kull fractured and circumstances in dicating that he had been dead several days, the body of John Grace, a wrest ler, wag found under ' a sofa in the rooms of the Country club at Widen last night. The police suspect that Grace was murdered and are making an investigation. Grace was well known in this vicin ity as a wrestler in the lightweight class. DESTROYED TRAIN, DIDN'T HURT PASSENGERS. Jtexicari Rebels Burned All the Baggage But Were Careful Not to Molest Passengers. Xognles, Ariz,, Sept. 12. The 'South ,'ern Paciftie. passenger train which left ihere for west coast points at eleven o'clock yesterday was held up by rebels 'under Emilio . C'ampe at Quijano,. 30 miles south of Xogales, and partly de stroyed. The first intimation that rebels were In the vicinity was a volley of shots lived at the engine and obeying the implied command the engineer brought the train to a stop. Campa himself boarded the train and with an exhibi tion of extreme deference explained to the passengers that they would not be molested, that he merely wanted all the arms and ammunition aboard the train. After taking what few arms and cart ridges there were, the engineer was compelled to run the train to Agua.-inja, 'W'here there was a bridge. The mail, baggage, and second-da ears v.ire .placed on the bridge and set on. Are. J'';'egraph wirci re tied to the engim: nd loin down when t.ie tiain started. Cnly the firstl.i:i eoaoli and ...bleeping ear escaped destruction. Xews of the hold-up was brought here , last night by six members of the crew "of the train, who made the trip to Xo gales on a hand car. A switch engine was immediately despatched south to bring the passengers and coaches not burned. All the baggage of the pas sengers was burned. Campa sent word by the returning train that he intended to continue south and take possession of Hermosillo, the capital of Sonora, on September Ifl, Mexican Independence day. He notified 'the Southern Pacific officials that he would burn every bridge and station and ,piece of equipment unless the company quit transporting federal troops. . Railway Asks Protection. Xew York, Sept. 12. The Southern (Tacific Railroad company has asked the letate department at Washington to pro Uect its interest in Mexico, I. Announcement to this effect was made jfeterday at the office of the chairman of the executive committee of the rail road. Simultaneously a formal state iment that bodies of rebels varying from f00 to 3.000, were pillaging the coun try, cutting the telegraph wires and burning the railroad brigdes. More than two miles of bridges have ibeen burned during the past 10 days, ac cording to these telegrams. In one in stance, according to the despatches, the rebels captured a railroad train, loaded the passengers into one coach, carried it in within seven miles of Xaco and dropped it into Xaco by gravity. The locomotive was then disabled. The telegrams, five in number, have Veen placed before the state department at .Washington by the Washington at torneys of the railroad, it was stated t the office of the chairman of the executive committee, and a formal de mand for protection, based upon them Jind been made. "Our lawyers at Washington have been iJn constant touch with the state de partment over the situation," declared a spokesman for R. S. Lovett, chairman ,of the executive committee of the South ern Pacific company. "We have asked (that our property be protected." ' The telegrams contained in the Btate Jment issued yesterday are dated August 27, August 81, September 3, September A and September 0. MRS. JOHNSON DEAD FROM SUICIDE SHOT Wife of World's Champion Heavyweight Pugilist Said to Have Been De spondent Over Ostracism By the Whites. ' Chicago, Sept. 12 Mrs. -Tack John son, white wife of the world's champion heavyweight pugilist, wbo shot herself last liisiht. died to-dnv. It was learned that shortly before committing suicide, Mrs. Johnson prayed with her two coi ored maids, ana us they arose from their devotion, Airs. Johnson said: Uou pity a poor woman who is lonely." On a recent trip to Las Vegas, where Johnson fought Flynn, Mrs. Johnson is said to have remarked to friends that everyone shunned her because she mar ried a negro and that she was unhappy. Mrs. Johnson's act was attributed by her husband to a nervous attack. RECEIVERS APPOINTED FOR GIGANTIC CONCERN United States Motors Company, Capital ized at $42,500,000 in Trouble, Al though Its Bankers Say Pro ceedings Are Friendly. , Xew York, Sept. 12. Receivers were appointed to-day for the United States Motors company, a $42,500,000 holding corporation which was organized four years ago to control ten automobile and gas engine companies. The directors of the company number some or tlio uest known capitalists in the country. The receivers were appointed in an insolvency suit brought bv the I!rown & Sharpe Mfg. Co. Five companies are involved. Hankers, who are lueiitinea with the United States company gay that the proceedings are friendly. HAD VISITORS AT LUNCHEON. That Was One Feature of President Taft's Busy Day. . Beverly, Mass., Sept. 12. President Taft faced a busy day to-day. lie re ceived Chandler P. Anderson, counsellor for the state department, Attorney-General Wiekersham anil Sec.-Treas. Mac- Veaeh. The two cabinet officers and Mr. Anderson were invited to luncheon with the president. Mr. Taft also had other engagements, including posing for mov ing picture men. NOTHING BUT GOV.. BALDWIN And Connecticut Democrats Are Very Enthusiastic CONTESTS ARE ABOUT SETTLED In Fact, To-day's Session Promised To Be Ratification of Line of Action Mapped Out at Caucus Platform Only Unsettled Feature. SPIRITED TROTTING EVENTS. Hartford, Conn., Sept. 12. Except for the platform, the impending action of the Democratic state convention could beanticipated when the session was re sumed this morning. The caucus elim inated most of the candidates for places on the state ticket Mayor L. T. Tin nier, who had been opposed for lieu tenant-governor by General 11, A. Bishop, was endorsed by six of the eignt coun ties. Governor Baldwin will be renomi nated bv acclamation, and the selection of presidential electors simply awaited confirmation. The delegates gathered in Foot Guard hall last night, when Homer S. Cum- mings, the national committeeman, made the keynote speech, both nationally and statewise, and brought out greater en thusiasm than a Democratic gathering has seen for years. OPEN SWITCH CAUSED TRAIN TO JUMP Two Passengers, the Engineer and the Firemen Were Injured at Morton, N. Y., To-day. : Rochester. X. Y., Sept. 12. The Wa bush mail on the Xew York Central jumped tlu; track at Morton to-day and two passengers, the engineer and fire man were injured, while a score of pas sengers were slightly hurt. It is re ported that an open switch caused the accident. MARKED TRIBUTE TO BOY. CURTIS GUILD HOME. IWould Accept Senatorship, But Would Not Fight For It. jjosion, fiept. iz. (jurtis (iuild, m assador to Russia, arrved with Mr. puild on tne steamship L:ienia late ye kerday for a brief vacat'on. He said kbat his trip had no po! tical signifi cance, and that while he vnuld accept election to the United States Senate (from Massachusetts if It came without jtontest, he was not a candidate for the pfTce and would do nothing to stand in he way of those who have announced heir candidacy. The ambassador expects to return in fen days, leaving Mrs. Guild to remain u this country longer. WILL ADJOURN TO-DAY. American Bankers' Association and Al lied Organizations. ' Detroit, Sept. 12. Various organiza tions affiliated with the American iiank Jiers' association are expected to con clude their conventions at a single ses sion to-day. A number of reports re fnain to be disposed of, and several ad dresses are scheduled to be made before the convention concludes their work tha election of officers. Paid at Funeral of Hal K. Darling, Jr., In Chelsea. Chelsea Sept. 12 The funeral of Hale K. Darling, jr.. was held from the Congregational church, Wednesday at 11 o'clock. Rev. John A, Lawrence of ficiating. The bearers were Judge George L. Stow, l'rof. John M. Comstoek, and Attorneys Stanley C. Wilson and Wm. H. Sprague. close friends and business associates of the father of the deceased, and the interment was in Highland cem etery. There was an unusually large attendance, the members of the high school, which Hale was to have entered last week had his illness not prevented, attended in a body and escorted the re mains to the cemetery. Seldom has there been seen in town such if beauti ful profusion of flowers as banked the casket, vchich, together with the large attendance of sorrowing friends, was silent testimony of the universal love and grief which our towns people keenly feel at the untimely eutting-nff of so promising a young life. Among those who came from out of town to attend the funeral were Gen. Charles K. Darling of Boston, Mass., an uncle; Miss Emma L. Darling of this town who was visit'mg friends in Cam bridgeport, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hrde of White River Junction; Miss Haskins of Hardwick; Mrs. C. K. Harriman and Robert Fulton of Corinth; George L. Swan of Tunbridge; Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Goodrich and Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Vlumley of Xorthfield. Hale Knight Darling, jr., was the sec ond child and oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Hale K. Darling anil was thirteen years old last April. Resides the father and mother he is survived by two sisters, Misses Pauline? and Mary, and two broth ers, Joseph K. and Lawrence Darling, all of whom have the deep sympathy of a lanre circle of friends. STUDLEY NOMINATED. Connecticut Republicans Selected Him Yesterday. Hartford, Conn., Sept. 12. The Re publican state convention yesterday nominated this ticket: For governor John P. Studley of New Haven. For lieutenant-governor Chas. H. Peck of Danbury. For secretary of state Gtistaf B. Carlson of Mitidleton. For treasurer Walter V. Holmes of Waterbury. . ' For comptroller Fayette L. Wright of I'omfret. Presidential electors were named as follows: Normal F. Allen, Hartford; ex-Governor Rollin F. Woodruff, Xew Haven; Waldo C. Bryant, Bridgeport; Chauneey P. Goss, sr , Waterbury; ex Governor Frank B. Weeks, Middletown; Robert Schofield, Salisbury; Harold H. Mowrey, Sterling. A platform was adopted which, aside from praise of President Taft and his administration, dealt with state mat ters, especially thoe having to do witn agriculture and remedial legislation for the working man. The convention was a long one. with practically no incidents of note as com pared with many previous party con ventions. Two informal ballots were taken, which in effect eliminated Dr. G. H. Knight of Lakesville and Judge Silas A. Robinson of Middletown by withdrawals and left the issue between Judge Studley and Lieut. -Governor Blakcslee on the third ballot, which was a formal and decisive one. The final vote stood 311 to 217 in fa vor of Studley. Judge J. P. Studley, the nominee for governor, is a Yale gradu ate, a Civil .war veteran and has been mayor of Xew Haven three terms, judge of the common pleas court and is at present serving his third term as judge of probate court of New Haven. State Fair Will Open With Big List of Race Contestants. White River Junction, Sept. li The racing events of the Vermont State fair to be held here Sept. 17, 18, 19 and '20 will be the best in the history of the fair in point of number and quality f the entries. Over one hundred fait trotters are entered in the various class es and with good weather some of the track records are likely to be lowered. Jn all, there will be eleven races, held in conjunction with the International Circuit of Vermont and Eastern Cana da, and the Green Mountain circuit. In the regular classes $5,300 will be award ed in premiums, and the event will bo well distributed through the four days of the fair. ..-'- In the big $1000 free-for-all event there are ten entries and a spirited con test is assured. In addition to the regular races other contests of interest will be the half mile running race for Morgan, open only to horses entered in the Morgan classes, and the sweepstakes driving race without whip. In the latter event Hon. Maxwell Evarts of Windsor of fers to back the Morgan mare. Thunder Cloud, for $50 in a driving race of 15 miles in a four-wheeled vehicle. In the Morgan horse exhibition class es, many valuable cups and substan tial money prizes are to be competed for and there will be keen rivalry among the two hundred or more Morgans en tered. Everything is ready for the big open ing day Tuesday, Sept. 17, and this day will be the equal of the other dates in all respects, LONG PARADE OF STOCK 1500TAKEN OFF SINKING BOAT Not -One Passenger Lost as She Plunged THERE WASN'T EVEN A PANIC Wilson Democrats Were Returning. Te New York When Vessel Ran on a Rock and Stove a Large Hole in Her Side. MAY CONTEST WILL. PLAN ATTACK TO-DAY. Mexican Rebels Will Storm Agua Prieia, Says Report. Washington, D. C, Sept. 12. Brigadier General Steever has telegraphed the war department that the Mexican rebels are planning to finally attiick Agua I'ricta, opposite Douglass, Ariz., to-day, the Mexican federals entrained last night at El l'aso, being rushed to the defense. WALKED TO THEIR WORK. Duluth People Were Inconvenienced By Street Car Strike. Duluth, Sept. 12. Citizens here walked to their work this morning, for a strike of street car employes tied up the sys tem. Xot a car was run. There is no I'oting of the company and the officials say there is nothing to arbitrate. Weather Forecast. Fair and cooler Friday; northwesterly winds. moderate Excursion to Xew York, page 6. See adv. on It So, It Will Be the Fifth at Burlington Within Fev Weeks. Burlington, Sept. 12. The will of the late Michael F. Kelley of Colchester was proved in probate court yesterday and developments at the hesring indicate that it will be the fifth testament to be contested within a few weeks. The ex amination, conducted by V. A. Bollard, was aimed apparently at the disclosure rf faults in execution, unsoundness of mind in the testator and the exercise of undue influence over him. ' Mr. Bill iard appeared in behalf of Michael Kel ley Gleason. a nephew of the deceased, residing in Pennsylvania. A niece, Anna R. Kelley, is named as the residuary legatee and there are other bequests n) small amounts. Another nephew, John R. Kelley, is named as executor. The will' was drawn Februnry 5, l!)0$i, by Klihu B. Taft, and witnessed by Francis A. Dowor, Elizabeth Coffey and Klihu B. Taft. The testator was well known in this vicinity, having formerly owned the farm property on which St. Michael's college, Winooski park, was later built, and having donated a por tion of the property for that purpose, it is understood, Other business in pro bate court yesterday included a settle ment and decree in the estate of Fannie Myers, late of Colchester. NEARLY LYNCHED THREE And Two Good Races at the St. Johns bury Fair. St. Johnsbury, Sept. 12. Heavy rain in the morning prevented a large at tendance st the Caledonia county fair yesterday but the exhibition is a good one. The parade of stock exhibited reached more than three-quarters of a mile in the parade before the grand stand. There were two good race. The summaries: County Race Purse $100. Starr Elm. bin, Osgood 1 1 1 Trixv R.. O. M. Oleott 3 2 3 General Rover, bh, St. Peter 5 5 2 Merrimac, rm. Xeagle 2 6 6 Time2:39; 2:37; 2:35. 2:17 Pace Purse $250. Dartmouth, bg. Spofford 2 3 3 11 The Builder, bh. Pierce 4 112 2 Albert R., bs, Pickell 1 2 2 3 3 Russell Gratton, blks. Lee 3 4 4 4 4 Time 2:18; 2:17; 2:21; 2:21; 2-20. RAIN INTERFERED But Two Races Were Pulled Off at Fair Haven. Fair Haven. Sept. 12,-Rain yesterday seriously interfered with the attendance at the Fair Haven ' fair. ' There, were not over one thousand people on the grounds. The fair ia far better than fi has been for several years owing to in terest taken in it this year by grangers in 'the vicinity, Two races were pulled off in the afternoon. The summaries: 2:28 Tace Purse $500, Searchlnst 1 1 1 Jennie Star 2 4 4 Johanna Patehen 4 3 3 Kelso 3Lt Time 2:21; 2:10; 2:17 2:24 Trot Purse $300. Lucy Patehen '. Oreta M Tadma .-. John W. Time 2:27; 2:27; 2:28. Xew York, Sept. 12. Members of the Hudson county Democratic association of Xew Jersey, the parade of which was reviewed by Governor Wilson in Jersey City yesterday afternoon, had an excit ing experience kst night when the ex cursion steamer Perseus, on which they were returning frc:n an outing on Lontf Island, went on the rocks in the East river. Over 1,500 members of the as sociation were crowded on the steamer's deck when the accident occurred. Ail were men and there was little panic, notwithstanding that a large hole was stove in the boat. The steamer freed itself from the rocks and filled rapidly with water, but Captain Osborne succeeded in getting to a dock at Collins Point in time to land all the passengers safely. ' Five minutes after the last passengir had been taken off her, the Perseus be gan to sink and a short time later plunged head first to the bottom in deep water, settling completely out of sight. Passengers on the Perseus contradict ed the first statements given out that there was little excitement on board the staamer, relating that as the vessel was being rushed to land there was wild scrambling in the darkness for life pre servers when the rising water deranged the electric system and the lights went out. ,By the t'me the vessel was docked the excitement was somewhat allayed. WELL KNOWN PRINTER DEAD. L. W. Rowell, Formerly of St. Johns bury, Died'ln Barre. L. W. Rowell of 37 Jefferson street died last night about 0.30 at the city hospital, after an illness that covered a loner period. He had been at the bos nital for the past three weeks. He i survived by his wife and two daughters Mrs. R. G. Carleton and Miss Winefred Rowell, both of this city. He also leaves a brother. W. L. Rowell of Milton, Muss. and a sister, Mrs. Victoria Webber of Lvndonville. He is survived by one grandson, Ralph It. Carleton. L. W. Rowell was born at Gorham, X H., 73 years ago and was married to Miss Fannie T. Estabrook of weBt Lebanon, X. II.. July 7, 1803. Mr. and Mrs. Rowell spent the greater part of their married life at St. Johnsbury, where for many years he was proprietor of the Rowell Job t'rinting company. Mr, Rowell early in life learned the printer's trade and in St. Johnsbury was recognized as one of the leading print ers in the state. He retired from the printing occupation shortly before he removed his residence to this city. Mr. and Mrs. Rowell moved to this city two years ago last April. Mr. Row ell was a member-of the Masons and was an adherent of the South Congre gational church at St. Johnsbury. Private funeral services will lie held from his late home on Jefferson street Friday , morning and the remains will lie taken to St. Johnsbury, where the interment will be held. Rev. J. W. Barnett, pastor of the Congregational church of this city, will officiate at the services. . . KING'S DAUGHTERS CONVENTION. ENTHUSIASM MANIFEST 1 1 1 2 4 2 2 4 3 3 4 GOOD EXHIBITS AT WOODSTOCK. Cattle Show at Windsor County Fair Is Larger Than Ever. Woodstock, Sept. 12. Rain marred the second day of the Windsor county fair but the weather cleared in the after noon and the racing program was car ried out successfully. The show of cat tle is larger than ever. The race sum maries follow: 2:30 class, purse, $200 Won by Stacyi Charon Row second V I.osetta K., third; best time.'2:20. 2:45 class, r-.urse $100 Won by Miss Laythnm; Phil Wilkes, second; Slippery Jim. third; best time, 2:31. The stake lace for a purse of $75 was won by Alcandora. a three-year-old, owned by L. C. White of Ainsden, DISTRICT NURSE BILL HELD UP. By Hanging To Same Telephone Pole Where Another Was Lynched. Cummlng, Ga., Sept. 12. Further lynching as a result of the recent as sault by negroes on the young daugh ter of a prominent planter near here was narrowly averted yesterday after noon. Three negroes, Oscar Daniels, Delia Daniels and Ed. Collins, confessed yes terday that they were implicated in the attack on the girl, A mob was formed to bang them to the same tele phone pole on which Roliert Ed wars, a negro, who confessed to the assault, was hanged Wednesday. Sheriff Reed and his deputies, bow ever, hustled the three negroes from the jail into an aufomiliile and took them to the Atlanta jail. The mob then dispersed. SCORE ARE ENTERED. In Chicago Aviation Meet Which Opened To-Day. Chicago, Sept. 12.-The aviation meet of the Aero tlub of Jllionois, which is scheduled to last ten davs. started this afternoon. A score of American and foreign aviators are entered for the events. Montpclier City Council Doesn't Pro pose to Pay Unnecessary Bills. Much of the time of the Montpelier city council last evening was taken up with the asking and granting of re bates and a discussion of the bill pre sented by the woman's club for the dis trict nurse. This bill amounted to $225, and the report specified 317 free calls and 274 metropolitan calls. On glancing over the names, the aldermen spied sonic who own property and who they con sidered able to pay their own expenses, and therefore, after a long discussion, the matter was referred to the commit tee on accounts to investigate. City At torney Hailey then remarked that he considered the voting of $(100 for the district nurse work by the city coun cil was illegal and he wished to go on record as opposing the payment of th. bills. He referred to one case where 64 calls had been made on one family. The bill was held up until the matter can be looked into more thoroughly. A bill for the service of election day was ordered paid, to the amount of $6 each except to three men who worked shorter hours, and to them was paid 3 each. Mayor Esteo favors having some sort of scheme laid out, by which the coun cil may know its liabilities and know how much has to be laid out and when, and the mayor and city clerk are try ing to make out such a table. Most of the road work has been com pleted and a force of only twelve men is now employed by the city, at a cost of about $170'a week. At Annual Banquet of Hedding Epworth League Last Night The annual banquet of the Epworth league of Hedding Methodist church was held in the church basement last night, with an attendance of about 50 mem bers and guests of the chapter. The room was prettily decorated with red and white streamers," draped from the center of the ceiling over the tables. The tables were set in the form of a cross, this be ing the emblem of the lesgue and red and white, the colors of the league. This, with the profusion of bouquets on the tables made a very pretty sight to greet the eve as one stepped into the room. The banqueters were escorted to their seats around the tables at 8:30, and were served with a splendid menu of salads, rolls, coffee, cake and ice erefcm, after which A. P. Enthorne, president of the chapter, called the jolly, enthusiastic leaguers to order and disposed of the monthly business with dispatch. The post-prandial exercises were then called for, the president acting as tosstmas ter. C. S. Andrews responded to the toast, "Our Ex-presidents"; Mrs. E. M. Lyon, "The Literary Department Of the League"; Sidney Olliver, "The Spiritual Department"'; Mrs. John McMInn, "World Evangelism"; Miss M. Wilson of the Xorth Barre mission. "The Mercy and Help Department'' and Dr. E. F. Xewell, pastor of the church, "Our Goal and Enthusiasm in League Work" and leading in the song. "Onward Christian Soldiers," after which many remained for a six'ial. time. All pronounced it a very helpful and enjoyable occasion and went home deter mined to do better and more effective service in the Epworth league. NATIVE OF JHRRE. Amariah Smith, Aged 70, Died at Hills boro, N. 1'. Hillsboro. X. H.. Sept. 12. Amariah Smith, aged 70, died Tuesday morning at his home. Mr. Smith wns born m I'.irre, Vt., but has lived 1 era for 1H yers, where he was foreman of the B. & Si. section crew and has'been in the em ploy of the road tor '1st 'ears, lie was it veteran of the Civil war, enlisting in Co. E. 3d Vermont reciment. He leaves a wife and one daughter, Mrs. C S. Perry, of this place. Opened in Montpelier This Morning and Will Conclude To-morrow. The King's Daughters of Vermont opened their annual convention in Mont pelier this morning at 8:30 o'clock, with an executive meeting, followed by pray er by Rev. Dr. Homer A. Flint and an address of welcome by J. A. DeBoer, talks by the state president and others. Dinner was served at noon and a memo rial service was held this afternoon, with evening prayer conducted by the rector and full choir. The convention will be concluded to-morrow forenoon, with elec tion of officers and other business. Last evening an informal reception was held at the home of Mrs. E. Meade Denny of Main street. Mrs. Denny was assisted in receiving by Mrs. Emma K. Tobin of Swanton. state president; Mrs. Ralph B. Denny, Mrs. Anna Brown of Toronto, Mrs. S. L. Cross of Swanton, Mrs. Elvira Xorris of Rutland, Misj Lucy J. Burt of Bennington, state treas urer. Mrs. C. A. Best and Mrs. George B. Walton served as a committee of introduction and Mrs. W. C. Colton, Mrs. A. B. Shepard, Mrs. E, P. Plaisted, Mrs. C. G. Egg and Mrs. Harriet Bancroft assisted in the dining room. Music was furnished by four pieces of the Mont pelier Military band orchestra under the direction f H. A. Haylett, and light refreshments were served in the dining room. HIT BY TRAIN AT CROSSING Mrs. Charles r' ll X 40 In- ai To-day HER HUSBAND FATALLY HURT Accident Occurred at a Boston & Main Grade CrossingWhich St. Johnsbury Commercial Club Had Tried to Have Abolished. BARBER-PERRIN. TO BE ELECTROCUTED. 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 at 7:30 o'clock to form a Progressive club and elect officers, and to do any other business thought proper. Per or der of Progressive city committee. Two of Gang Who Shot-Up Hillesville Court House. Wytheville. Va., Sept. 12. Klovd Al len and his nephew, Claude, two lend ers of the gang that shot Up the Hilles ville court house, were brought into court here yesterday and sentenced to be electrocuted on . Nov, 22, . They were found Kiiiltv of murder in the first de gree several weeks ago, The trial of young v li'tor Allen, charged with com plicity in the same myrdera, was contin ued jesiernay, Brattleboro Summer Home Entered. Hrattleboro, Sept. 12. It was discov ered yesterday that a log cabin, the summer home of Mrs. Jane M. B. Hatcn of Buffalo, had been broken into nd much of the furniture-destroyed. Mrs. Hatch has been notified. Death ef Child at Websterville. Ruby, the infant' child of William Anker of Wehsterv'ille,' died Tuesday night and burial was this morning in the Catholic cemetery in' this city. While playing at school last week lit tle Arthur Lavature of East Concord stuck a pitchfork tin-j through hm foot and up into hi 4 ankle, nearly five inches. The teacher pulled it out. The child is recovering. Pretty Wedding of Well Known Youn People Yesterday Afternoon. A very pretty wedding took place yes terday afternoon when Miss Josie Per rin. tne foBter daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Perrin of Perrin hill, was united f'n marriage to George Jackson Barber, son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles X. Barber of Barre Town, at the home of the bride's parents The couple were unat tended, but Miss Elizabeth Barber, sis ter of the bridegroom, acted as flower ?irl. The wedding ceremony was per ormcd by Rev. George H. Holt, pastor of the First Baptist church of this city. The wedding took place in the parlor, which was harmoniously decorated with fall flowers, a bank of asparagus and golden glow forming part of the decora tions. The bride -was attractively gowned in cream voile over messaline, and she carried bridal roses. After lunch was served the newly mar ried eon pie left by automobile for a tour through Massachusetts and Xew Hampshire and on returning to this city thev will reside temporarily at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Perrin of Per rin hill. Mrs. Barler is very popular, being a member of the One-Go-All-Go club. She was a student at Spaulding high school. The groom is well known in this eitv and vicinity. lie formerly attended Holderness school at Plymouth, X. H and previous to that was a student at Spaulding high school. St. Johnsbury, Sept. 12. At a Bos-! ton &, Maine railroad grade crossing,' which the St. Johnsbury Commercial ciub had tried to have abolished, two. victims were cDimed tl.ie morning when, the train due here at 8:21 ran down single team containing two persons. ; The Dead ' MRS. CHARLES COFFRAX, Lyndon-' Probably Fatally Hurt . V CHARLES COFFRAX, Lyndon. Mr. and Mrs. Coffran were driving' (rom their home to St. Johnsbury to at tend the fair and had reached a point iust aboTe St. Johnsbury Center, whei' there are two dangerous grade crossings over the Passumpsic division. A ledga at the second of these crossings makes the approach very blind. After the ac cident t'.e engineer of the train report ed that the first he knew of the danger was when he saw a horse's head com in view as he was almost on the cross ing. It was then, of course, too late to stop the train, and the vehicle was struck. The horse and wagon were thrown for ward, while the two occupants fell where they were struck, Mrs. Coffran landing partly on. the track so that one leg was cut off, while Mr. Coffran was thrown clear of the laiis. Mrs. loffrairs othet injuries were such that she died instant ly, but Mr. Coffran was found to b alive. He was rushed in an automobila to Bright'.ofik hospital here, where II was reported that his condition is criti cal, he having sustained a fracture of th skull, in addition to other injuries, Mrs, Coffran was middled-aged, and ber hus band about 55. Their horse was killed, and the wag cn was demolished. This grade crossing is one which th town of St. Johnsbury refused to hav abolished, opposing the efforts of th Commercial club which had endeavored to have it named as one of the twa which the Boston & Maine railroad was required to abolish. ' : 1 . NEW PHASES DISCUSSED. ATHLETICS AT HIGH SCHOOL. Nominations for. Managers Made and Football Team Begins Practice. At a meeting of the Spaulding Ath letlc assoclatoin In the Spaulding chapel yesterday, sixteen names were placed in nomination, from which the managers and assistant managers for the ensuing school year will be chosen by the ath letic council. The meeting was called to order by Principal C. H. White, who is president of tlie association, Principal White stated that the teams were seriously handicapped by lack of funds and he urged greater economy and a prompter payment of association dues this year. The first football practice takes place this afternoon on the new grounds at Itospel Village, Mr. Cummings of the high school faculty Mill act as coach. Although several members of last year's team were graduated last June anil some others have not returned to school, Capt. l.angley expects an excellent team. Sec tor, Gordon, Wyllie, Carroll, Brown, Lev in and Spear of last year's squad remain ing. FORMER BARRE WOMAN. Paid admissions to the Rutland fair last week numbered 30,000. Over 25,000 meals were served at local hotels and restaurants. The Rutland road sold 5,000 excursion tickets. Mrs. Ruth F. Burgess Died Yesterday at Lisbon, N. H. Word was received in this city yes terday 3" the death , of Mrs. Ruth K. Burgess, who died ye.-.teiday morning at l.inbon, X, H., after lingering ill ness. Airs, iiuikccs roi niuly was a resi- ent of this city, living here for many years, removing to l.ish .11 feur years ago. She resided in Lisbon st the home 01 her daughter, Mrs. H. B. Meaker, Mrs. Burgess is survived ov her brothers and sisters, one dauehte-, .Mrs 11. B. Meakor of Lisbon, X. HL, and two sons, George and 1-raiik of I h.'cngo. funeral serv ices will be held at the grave Friday, the Rebekahs having charge of the serv ices. The remains will be brought to this city on the noon train and the bur ial will be at Hojje cemetery, At Meeting of Vermont Association ofj Sealers In Burlington, J Burlington, Sept. 12. The Vermont association of Sealers held the second of a series of open meetings for the ed-, ucn t ion of the public in matters per-' taining to weights and measures yes- terday in the roof garden of the hotel Vermont, but only a few in addition to the sealers and men engaged in business' along the lines having to do with the subject took occasion to attend. The meeting was. however, productive of con siderable good as different phases of thfi subject were presented and discussed, which will be brought before' the next legislature. ,A. number of speakers fronv outside the state made addresses.- , i Commissioner of Weights and Meas-i iires.Hugh II. Henry of Chester presid. f ed and tlie principal speakers were G. A, Howe, deputy sealer of weight and measures in the District of Colum dia; L. A. Fischer, chief of the di vision of weights, and measures of tha national bureau of standards; D. . C. Palmer, commissioner of weights and measures in Massachusetts; and George K. Cary of St. Johnsbury, who spoke of some of the present faults which ex isted to the detriment of the maple suger shippers and packers.' In addition to these, brief speeches were made by D. J. Moynahan of Boston, of the Money weight Computing Scale company; H L. Hanson of Boston, district salei manager of the Angldile Computing Scale company; and Messrs. Seowan and Knight of Detroit, of the Toledo Com puting Scale company. ' Some of the matters which will b brought before the legislature will be the establishment of regular salaries for the inspectors, instead of the present method of paying so much per day for ' time spent; the passage of a law whiclt will prohibit the use of any unsealed weight or measure, and a provision for the sale of lard in pails or container! holding an even number of pounds, prob ably three, five and ten, as is now th law in most states. Mr. Fischer urged the importance of national legislation which would promota uniformity in the matter of standards throughout the country, as at the pres ent time the scale manufacturers and others were confused and put to a con siderable expense by the present chaotio condition in which the law providing that all. Interstate shipments must con tain the weight or measure which was marked on the container was being made useless bv the fact that the manufac turers had ceased to mark the containers. He would favor a law which would com pel them to mark such containers and each state should also have such a law. WOMAN PRISONER NERVOUS. Accused of Shooting Her Rival Near Fort Ethan Allen. Burlington, Sept. 12. There are no developments of importance in the case of Margaret Carter, who is in jail charged with the shooting ot t'carl Hooper. In woniHii appears to be in a highly nervous condition and yesterday ate little or nothing all day. She has engaged si counsel J. J. Enright and F. G. Webster, and they have thus far been the only persons to visit her. It is not yet known when the case will come up for trial, but it may be ready for the latter part of thia term of court. State's Attorney II. B. Shaw is at work on the case and yesterday an inquest was held befors Jiuige Coulin. in Winootli.