THE BARRE DAILY
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VOL. XVJ--XO. 190.
JIAHKK. VKUMOXT. SATURDAY, 0CTOHE11 20, 1912.
THICK. OXK CENT.
As Regarded by Experts Were
Scheduled for Today.
BETTING FAVORS HARVARD
But Brown Is Expected to Put Up Stiff
Opposition Against the Crimson
Trinceton Rules a Favorite
New York, Oct. 20. The most at
tractive offerings on the football pro-
gram in the cust for to-day were the
l'rinceton-Diirtmoutli encounter Ht
Princeton and the Harvard-Brown bat
tles at Cambridge. These games are re
garded by football experts as the flint
real test of merit of the Princeton and
Harvard teams. Betting in New York
this morning was ten to seven in favor
of Princeton and three to two on Harv
ard. To-day also marked the beginning
of the interactional glomes with Jlicni-
gan playing at Syracuse.
Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 0. Unshed by
a big victory over the university of
Pennsylvania last week, Brown univer
sity was prepared to give Harvard to
day what was believed would be the stif
fest test thus far on the Crimson's
schedule. Harvard has always defeated
Brown, but generally the scores havo
been elose and the games very spec
Princeton. X. J., Oct. 26. Anxious to
avenge their defeat by Princeton Inst
fall when DeWitfs "famous dropkick
robbed them of a tie score, the Dart
mouth college football team came here
to-day, determined not to be overcome
easily in this afternoon's game. The in
dications pointed to another hard battle.
The playing field was soggy from
three days' rain, and this was regarded
as an advantage to Dartmouth time
Princeton was depending more on her
speed than weight.
Vermont Loses Quarterback.
Burlington, Oct. 20. Vermont will not
have the services of Quarterback O'Brien
against the Springfield training school
this afternoon as O'Brien is out of the
game for the remainder of the season
probably. In the M. A. C. game O'Brien
received a slight cut on the left eyeball
and now the eye has swollen to large
proportions. His place will be taken by
Currier, formerly captain of Gushing
academy. The Springfield team of 20
members arrived here last night.
BEING REFUSED CALL,
CRANK WROTE LETTER
TO AID AGRICULTURE.
Over Half a Million Dollars Was Appro
' New York, Oct. 20. Over half a mil'
lion dollars was appropriated by the
general education board yesterday
toward the financial aid of colleges in
central and southern states, and, for the
first time, toward agricultural demon
stratum work onfarms in northern
Of $4445,000 voted to educational in
stitutiojis the largest single sum goes
to Baker university of Baldwin, Kans.,
which will receive $125,000, The univer
sity of Denver, at Denver, Colo., and
Mississippi college at Clifton, Miss., each
receive $100,000; Central college at Fay
ette, Mo., $75,00(1; Lawrence college of
. Appleton, Wis., $40,000, and Penn. school
of St. Helena, S. C, $5,000.
NEW MAPS OF WEST VIRGINIA.
State Geological Survey Cooperates
with Federal Survey to Secure Them
West Virginia by financial coopera
tion with the United States geological
survey is securing for itself a topograph
.. ic map which when completed will show
every important physical feature of this
y mountainous state. The survey is being
made in four-sided areas known as quad
rangles, averaging about 200 square
miles each, and as the area are sur
veyed the resulting map sheets, 14 by
18 inches, are engraved and published
by the federal survey. There re 131 of
these quadrangles in the state and al
ready 103 have been surveyed and the
maps publinhed. The latest map issued
is that of the Bald Knob quadrangle,
surveyed in 1910 by Fred McLaughlin,
a topographic engineer of the federal
survey. This quadrangle lies in the
. southwestern part of the state, covering
a portion ot Uoone, Wyoming, and Kal
eigh counties, and is traversed by Coal
river. The map is published on a scale
of approximately 1 mile to the inch and
portray an exceedingly broken and
mountainous country with elevations
ranging from less than 1,000 to over
2.800 feet. The ridges, mountains, and
valleys are shown clearly by contour
"4. Another West Virginia map just is
sued is the Holden sheet, representing
the area a quarter of a decree to the
west of the Bald Knob quadrangle, the
Logan quadrangle intervening. The
Holden area U similar in topography to
the Paid Knoh quadrangle, being moun
ts immA and intersected y many creeks
and stream. It is alo traversed by
several railways and in rhown to lie a
coal-mining and coke producing region.
The Holden quadrangle was mirveyed by
K. I. Ireland of the CniteJ State geo
The msps are printed in four colors
black showing ttwns, farm house
muds, and other works of man; blue
bowing the rivers, creeks: green, show
ing the forest areas; and brown, fur the
contour line which show the sires and
hipea of the mountains and hills and
their altitudes above - level.
The Itald Knoh and Ilolden maps are
sold by the geological wirver at the
nominal price of S rents each, at are
al- the other published maps of quad
rangle in the Mate. A copy of the
r!c map of Wet Virginia, w hich shows
what area hare been mapped and the
name of the pulli-hej sheets, ran he
tad free on application a the director
of the rroli: ial turver, at Washing
ton, D. C
Roosevelt's Would-Be Visitor Was Hus
tled Away from the House Yes
terday Afternoon Ht Is Not
Oyster Buy, X, Y., Oct. 2(1.--On ac
count of a number of threatening letters
received by Colonel Roosevelt and the
presence in Oyster Buy of a stranger
who attempted yesterday to make his
way into the colonel's house, steps were
taken last night to guard the life of
the ex-president. Tentative decision
was reached to engage one or two men
to protect Colonel Roosevelt during the
remainder of the campaign and for a
time thereafter, if the colonel had not
recovered sufficiently by election day to
be able to defend himself.
Colonel Roosevelt's condition continued
to improve and his physicians said that
he would be able to speak at the Madi
son Square garden meeting in Xew York
on Wednesday night, if no unforeseen
complications arise. But they said that
ho would be unable to do any further
the man wlio attempted to see I oio-
nel Roosevelt arrived in Oyster Bay
in the afternoon and set out on foot
for Sagamore Hill. He was met at the
door by the colonel's secretary and in
sisted that he must see the ex-presi
dent, although told that no visitors were
tie was a tall, well-dressed man, witn
flowing black moustache and a som
brero, which gave him the appearance
of a westerner. He would give no rea
son for asking to see the colonel, but
persisted in his demands until he was
cut oft sharply and told to leave Saga
more Hill. He then asked to see Mrs.
Roosevelt. The colonel's secretary final-
y persuaded him that it was useless
and he went away
TUiere was nothing about the man s
manner to suggest that ho would at-
empt violence, and he was described hy
those who saw him as being apparently
harmless. The stranger returned to the
village and wrote a long rambling let
ter to Colonel Roosevelt. Then he disappeared.
lhe attempt on lolonul Koosevelts
ifo was said by Dr. George W. Fa Dec
of Ovster Bay, one of the colonel's phy
sicians, to have stirred up "cranks" and
to be responsible for the letters which
Colonel Roosevelt has received since he
returned to Ovster Bay. In some of
them, threats have been made againsi
lonel Roosevelt, and it was decided
that the danger of another attempt to
assassinate him was sufficient to make
it necessary to guard him. The colo
nel's physicians wish to have him get
out of doors as soon as possible, be-
leving that he will be benefited greatly
by doing so, but they are unwilling to
lsk the chance of another attack, it
is probable that Colonel Roosevelt will
be kept in the house until adequate
provision has been provided.
Frank Tyree, United States marshal
in West Virginia, is the mnjj to whom
the guarding of Colonel Roosevelt would
be intrusted if his services were avail
able, but there was some doubt whether
he would be able to leave to come to
Oyster Bay. Mr. Tyree is an old secret
service man, who was a member of
President Roosevelt's personal guard.
If Mr. Tyree is unable to come to Oys
ter Bay, a private detective probably
will be engaged.
It was the idea of Colonel Roosevelt's
friends to have a detective in Oyster
Bay, watching the trains for arrival of
suspicious characters and keeping in
touch .with strangers in the town.
Dr. Taller received a letter of warn
ing yesterday from John A. Waldron,
appointment clevk in the office of Gov
ernor Dix at Albany. Mr. Waldron wrote
that a man who had attempted to force
his way into Mercy hospital in Chicago,
while Colonel Roosevelt was there, had
been a prisoner in Clinton prison dur
ing the Roosevelt administration and at
,L. j , in i . .. : . . i. :
Deputy Sheriff Herman J. Pike
of Farmington, N. H., Victim
HIS CONDITION IS CRITICAL
Deputy Pike Was Shot While Arresting
Winficld Glydden Yesterday and
Was Hurried to a Hospital
Ronton, Oct. 2(1. Deputy Sheriff Her
man J. Pike, who wos seriously wound
ed at Farmington, X. H., yesterday while
he was attempting to arrest Winficld
Glydden, is till on the dangerous list at
a hospital here, although he is reported
to have passed a comfortable night,
Deputy Sheriff Pike was brought hero
from Farmington for hospital treatment
immediately after being shot at Farm
LLNESS OF JUROR
HALTS SALEM TRIAL
John N. Carter Taken With Influenra
This Morning and Court Was Ad
journed to Monday.
Salem, Mass., Oct. 20. After the pris
oners had been brought to the court
room from the jail, Judge Quinn, who is
presiding over the Ettor, Giovannitti and
Caruso trial, was informed that Juror
John, X. Carter of Xewbury was ill in
bed with influenza. The doctor said that
Carter probably would be able to attend
court on Monday, and the court there
upon was dismissed.
GUILTY OF LARCENY.
BAPTISTS PLAN PENSIONS.
Feeble and Aged Ministers May Receive
Rutland, jgOct. 20. The state appor
tionment committee of the Baptist de
nomination met yesterday at the hotel
Bard well. Plans were discussed for rais
ing the apportionment of the fund of
$.'1,000,000 which the Northern Jiantist
convention desires to raise for missions,
and it was voted to do the work through
the state stewardship eomniitee. It was
decided to ask each church to contribute
an average of at least threo cents per
member toward ministerial education,
nd it was voted to raise $200, this
state's proportion of the expense of the
Northern Baptist convention.
After dinner at the hotel a vote of
thanks was extended I-abor brothers, the
proprietors, for their hospitality, and at
the afternoon session it was voted to
enter into a plan for pensioning feeble
and aged ministers to the extent of $300
annually. Dr. Esten and Mr. Tolman,
president and secretary of the ministers'
conference, were instructed to write thj
churches for contributions for this pur
pose at once.
Those present included ex-Govcrnor .
W. Stickney of Ludlow, Dr. H. D. Hoi
ton of Brattleboro, the Rev. James E.
Norerous, the Rev. Guy C. Lamson and
the Rev. J. F. Russeil of Boston, tha
Rev. J. Harrison Thompson of Ludlow,
Deacon E. W. Horner of Rutland. Col.
Silas A. llsley and the Rev. Dr. R. R.
Esten of Middh'bury, the Rev, James S.
Braker, and the Rev. Dr. W. A. Davison
of Burlington, the Rev. F. S. Tolman of
St. Johnsburv, E. M. Bixbv of Poultney,
Miss A. A. Brigham of Bennington, Mrs.
A. Greenwood of lheter, and Miss
Mary Brown of Ludlow.
Peter and John Pelkey of Fair
field Hurt in Runaway
AND THE FORMER MAY DIE
To-day He Was Reported to Be in Criti
cal Condition as Result of Injuries
Sustained Last Evening Pair
of Horses Ran Two Miles.
MANY SPEAKERS HEARD.
By Vermont Teachers at State Conven
tion in Rutland.
Rutland, Oct, 20. An address was giv-.
en before the Vermont State Teachers
spociation here yesterday afternoon by
Prof. Theodore F. Collier of Brown uni-
ersity on "The History Teacher's Op
portunity." He said this opportunity
was to teach history in such a way that
will break down in men and women
all provincialism and Ipad to a genuine
cosmopolitanism. A strong address un-
er the head hlticicnt Management, a
Factor in Moral Development." was
St. Albans, Oct. 20. PeteT Pelkey and
John Pelkey, his son, of Fairfield were
seriously Injured in a runaway accident
last evening, and the elder man was re
ported to-day to be in a critical condi
tion, having sustained a compound frac
ture of the left leg, a fracture of the left
arm in two places, and an injury to
his head. The yonuger man had one
ankle broken, one ear was lacerated bnd-
ly, as were his fingers, while he also
sustained a severe scalp wound, tht
wheels apparently having passed over
The accident happened on St. Albans
hill between 8:30 and 9 o'clock, while
the Pelkeys were driving homeward in
a heavy wagon behind a paid of horses.
The cause of the runaway is not known.
People who were attracted by the noise
found the elder Pelkey near the resi
dence of W. W. Baker while a quarter
of a mile further along they came across
the son. The former was picked up un
conscious and was carried into Mr. Ba
ker's house, and the other was taken to
the home of Leo Lemay. Dr. J. R. Pat
ton of Fairfield was summoned, and later
the men were carried to their home.
The runaway horses continued on the
road for about two miles, distributing
SUPREME COURT DOCKET.
iven by Principal Martin G. Benedict
f St. .Tohnsbury academy. He said that groceries and other contents of the cart,
together with hats, coats, etc., along the
line of the runaway.
Christopher Duchanne Convicted
Franklin County Court.
St. Albans, Oct. 20. In Franklin coun
ty court yesterday the jury in the case
of State vs. Christopher Ducharme, lar
ceny, brought in a verdict of guilty.
Sentence was not pronounced. It was
brought out in the testimony that Du
charme secured unlawfully $05 from
Henry Diniond of Fairfax about .Tune
12. The ease of B. C. Kendall, admr.,
vs. the Central Vermont Kaiiway com
pany was taken up. Mr. Kendall is ad
ministrator of 3L J. Lynch's estate.
ORDERED TO PAY ALIMONY.
that time had written a letter in which
he had threatened to assassinate Presi
After examining Colonel Roosevelt's
wound last night, his physicians issued
this bulletin. "Colonel Roosevelt is in
good condition and his wound is pro
gressing favorably, "but he will not be
nhle to work or see visitors for some
days. LTnIess some unforeseen circum
stances should arise, he will be able to
sneak for 20 or 30 minutes on Wednes
day night, but he must return to Oyster
Hay and not nrrempi 10 campaign.
(Si'trned) Dr. George E. Brewer, Dr. Al
exander Lambert, Dr. George W. Fal-ler."
ROOSEVELT SUES FOR SLANDER.
A Michigan Trade Paper Made Defend
ant in Action Charging Libel.
Marouette. Michigan, Oct. 20. Suit
for $10,000 for libel was filed yesterday
bv a Detroit attorney acting for Theo
dore Roosevelt against George A Xewett,
editor of the Iron Ore of Hhpeming
Mich. The praecipe alleges lilel in that
Xewett printed an article in his paper
charging that Colonel Roosevelt was in
temperate in the use of language and
New York, Oct. 20. That the charges
over which the Michigan suit was tiled
constitutes the culmination of "an in
sidious campaign of slander" against
Colonel Roosevelt is the declaration of
the Progresiive national committee in a
statement last night.
"On Monday, October 14, the day lie
was shot," the statement says, "Colonel
Roosevelt was in Chicago preparing to
go to Milwaukee, when a copy of the
paper was put in bis hands. Vpon read
ing the article Colonel Roosevelt gave
directions to proceed against Mr. Newett
at once. Colonel Kcrfwevelt. however, in
in taking thi action is not seeking to
recover money damages and the amount
aked in the" suit is therefore fixed at
a nominal sum."
Ralph 0. Brock of Burlington Who Is
Sued for Divorce.
Burlington, Oct. 20. At a hearing in
county court chambers in the case of
Eva B. Brock vs. Ralph O. Brock, an or
der was entered by Judge Taylor where-
v Mr. Brock will pay his wife $25, and
$. per week as temporary alimony,
pending the hearing on Mrs. Brock s pe
tition for divorce, which is returnable at
the next March term. V. A. Billiard ap
peared for Mr. Brock and M. G. Leory
for the petitioner. Judge Taylor has
ordered an injunction restraining the
petitionee from disposing of any per
sonal property belonging to his wife.
Eruption in Alaska.
Cordova, Alaska, Oct. 20. Katma
volcano, which caused great damage on
the Alaskan peninsula and adiacent is
lands last June, is believed to be in vio
lent eruption again, the mail steamer
Dora having reported by wireless yes
terday that she is anchored off Whale
island, unable to proceed further west
ward on her voyage to Dutch Harbor
because of darkness caused by falling
fficient management is a management
that reveals the errors and mistakes
of conduct and mental application in the
surest and most natural wav possible.
Other speakers beard bv the thousand
eachers assembled for the convention
were: Miss Caroline M. Griswold, Mont
pelier. "Co-operation of Parents and
Teachers;" Miss Jessie A. Judd. Bellows
Falls. "Practical Studies;" Henry C.
Morrison, Concord. X. 11., "Vocational
Elements in the Secondary Program;"
Miss Annie E. George, vanhiiigton, 1).
C, "The Montessori System in Ameri
ca;" Miss Margaret M. Healey, Rutland,
"Literature in the Grades;" Superintend
ent Albert W. Varney, Bennington,
"'Physical Training and ita Relation to
Moral Development : " Mrs. Harriet M.
Ide, Morrisville; "Training Classes;"'
Superintendent Clarence H. Dempsey.
Maiden, Mass., "The Maiden Plan of
WALKED OFF WITH CASH,
Poultney School Superintendent Dead.
Rutland. Oct. 20. William II. Cook
aged about 00 years, superintendent of
the schools of I'oultney, Wells nnd law
let, died yesterday morning at his home
in roultncy of Hright s disease. Mr.
Cook was at one time editor of the
Ponltnev Journal. He in survived by bis
wife, a son, Arthur, both of Toultney
a Bister. Mrs. . O. Bosworth of
Four Young Housewives Solve a
In the "Idea" department of the No
vember Woman's Home Companion ap
pears the following:
"Four young housewives have solved
the problem of economically securing the
convenience of modern, hounekeeping.
After consultation one pur,hanl
electric fat-iron, another a bread-mixer,
h.le the ether two invented in a carpet-sweeper
and an ice -ere am freezer re
spectively. The four, article were at
the service of any one of tl purchasers."
First Presbyterian church. Granite
ville. Morning service at 10:30; subject
"The Judgment Da v." Sunday school
at 11:43. Evening service at 7 o'clock;
subject, "The Well of Bethlehem."
Somebody has condensed the mistakes
of life, and arrived at the conclusion that
there are fourteen of them. Yet people
would say, if they told the truth, that
there was no limit to the mistakes of
life; that thev are like the drops in the
ocean or the sands on the shore in num
ber, but it is well to be accurate. Here,
then, are the fourteen great mistakes:
It is a great mistake to set up your
own standard or riqni ana wrong and
jin'ge people accordingly.
To expect uniformity of opinion in
this world. v
To look for judgment and experience
To endeavor to mold all dispositions
To yield to immaterial trifles.
To look for lierfection in our own ac
To worrv ourselves anl others with
rat cannot be remedied.
Not to alleviate all that needs alle
viation jut-t as tar as it is in our
Not to make allowances for the in
firmities of other.
To onidcr everything impoib!e that
T believe only what
minds can crn.
To etpert to be able. t uudrrtnJ ' trare! eg iB tie t, cre part of
terrtha.. . U giX
Cool Man Was Watched by Boys Who
Were Not Suspicious.
Rutland. Oct. 20. Xo trace has been
discovered of the thief who entered the
oaKery or ureen at renson on nw
street between five and six o'clock yes
terday morning and walked off with a
cash box containing between $00 and
$70 in money while some newsboys stood
by in the salesroom and the proprietor,
M. J. Green, and his assistant, Harry
Craven, were in the bakeroom a few feet
away. The boys, who were busy among
themselves, had only a hazy remem
brance of an individual who they said,
had entered and gone out again, carry
ing something under his arm.
Mr. Green brought the cash box to the
store as usual at about five o'clock plac
ing it on a desk in the rear of the store
in preparation for the usual morning
hank deposit. He was absent in the
bakeroom only about half an hour and
missed the box upon his return to the
front shop. The police were at once
notified and have leen working on the
meagre description given by the boys
who remember having seen the mon,
TWO BOYS CAUGHT
HIDING IN STORE
Unexpected Visit of Merchant to His
Store Last Evening Caused Dis
covery of Youthful Offenders.
Henry Ahern is to begin work for Pas
sera brothers next Monday.
Erskinc P. Rowell is engnged to work
at the J. K. Lynda Co.'s store during the
absence of Leon McAllister.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Bishop and son
of West Burke and Mrs. A. C. Cheney
are the guests of Mrs. 1). J. Carlin.
Mrs. Ellen M. Wheatley is spending
a few days with her sister, Mrs. I. .
Hopkins, and her daughter, Mrs. Wayne
Leon McAllister is making a good re
covery from the operation he had for ap
pendicitis at Hurhngton last week and
is expected to be able to return home
Miss Conie Wilfore, teacher in the
Keaver school, was unable to teach this
week and spent the time at home. The
K-hool will take up its work again next
The chicken pie supper and sale which
the ladies' aid of the M. E. church
were to hold next week, has been post
poned to Nov. 15, on account of scarlet
fever and smallpox.
Charles 1). Brock war is quite ill from
the effects of vaccination, and his place
was filled on route No. I veterday by
substitute Erkine 1. Rowell and to
day bv Carl W. Seaver.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Fuller are
Visiting in Rochester, . 1.. at the home
of W. B. Kendrick. formerly manager
of the G res ron-Beckett Co. Mrs. Fuller
was former! v Mis Grace Hopkins of the
t logston neighborhood.
The public library has lately received
mot welcome and valuable gift of
hooks from the private library of the
1st Henry S. Baker, for several years
school director and town elerk and later
ident of Boston. This !eqiiet in
clude something over 1I volume of
j biography, travels, fiction, etc, and alo
la et of the ertury dictionary of fen
volumes, which mil tie lounl verr ue-
rn Mr. Baker a a
our infinite fuL Some Ind n rei
i no, rt.. collected feci
The climax to a series of bold bur
glaries and petty thefts, which have oc
curred in the last few weeks, came last
night when L. B. Dodge went to his
creamery building at the corner of North
Main and Granite streets and discovered
two young lads hiding under a churn.
Robert Donald of Grant' avenue, who
was released from the industrial school
in Vergennes on parole thirteen months
ago, and J-rank JJeforge of Granite
street were the culprits whom the but
ter man delivered over to the custody
of Officer Harry Gamble and the pair
had just returned from an excursion of
plunder covering two other stores, when
Mr. Dodge happened to visit his place
ot business around 7 o clock.
Young DeForge has made a clean
breast of his short criminal career and
the Donald boy has corroborated a part
of his companion's story. Both are 15
rears old and have parents living in this
city. They were brought to the police
station last night on warrants issued
by Grand Juror Hugh H. Carpenter,
charging them with breaking and enter
ing. It is likely that these charges will
be withdrawn in favor of larceny accu
sations when the respondents are ar
raigned nelore Judge Jl. . eolt in
Mr. Dodge was called to his creamery
early in the evening by two patrons
who wjshed to deliver a load of milk,
The patron and his wife went to the
hack door of the building, while Mr.
Dodge entered from the front. It was
the woman who first saw the face of a
boy peering out from under a churn.
and as Mr. Dodge came through from
his office she asked him if any boys
had accompanied him 'nto the creamer-.
Ho replied in the negative, and it was
then than the proprietor went to the
churn and dragged out two very unwill
ing youngsters. While Mr. Dodge was
calling police headquarters, young Dp
Forge made a break and gained his lib
erty, Donald was held in custody until
Officer Gamble arrived.
Afterwards, the officer procured a war
rant and apprehended DeForge at hit
home on Granite street. After he had
been lodged in a cell for a short time,
the DeForge boy grew reminiscent and
began to unfold his tale to the rhief.
He confessed to accompanying Donald to
the Tassie market about a week ago,
forcing an entrance and stealing two
rolls of pennies, esch containing 50 cents.
DeForge said that they made their way
into the market through a window. I
Afterwards it developed that the Tassie
market was again their goat last night,
when a few apples repreented the
booty gained on the second visit.
Immediately after this theft, they
went to the rear of the Howland block
and forced a window leading to the
Woolworth store. Here they regaled
themselves by opening all of the ten
or a down easn register nirinniei
about the store. The tills had been
emptied, however, and the youthful bur
glars made off with a few" candy boxes
am! other trinket easv to lug. he
IVvlge creamery was the next place vi
itcd and it there that their errand
ended in capture.
In court the voungter admitted their
guilt and JuHge Scott continued the
Thirty-three Cases, Including Five from
The trial calendar for the November
term of supreme court which opens in
Mnntpelier Tuesday, November ft, is is
sued and includes ;)') cases as follows:
Lamoille county, H. 11. Powers vs.
Rutland railroad ;"; Chittenden county,
in re-estate of Harriet C, Peck (appeal
from probate) state vs. Joseph Plnof
(assault with intent to kill) state vs.
Sidney Snyder (adultery) state vs.
1 la t tie dishing, alias Hattie Machia
(adultery); E. G. Foss vs. E. P. Darling,
Addison county, L. R. Brown vs. C, L.
Hammond (replevin) Arthur J. Black-'
mer vs. Churles McCahe and William
Essex county, Mrs, Eugene Stone vs.
Edwin Green (trover.)
Washington county, In re-estate of
Adelpha Ilidgood (appeal from probate)
l lowland mothers and lave vs. llarre
Savings bank (interplcder) F. Luce vs.
W. F. Minnrd (petition for writ of pro
hibition) state vs. John Turley (mur
Windsor county, Leo Labelle vs. Cp" '
tral Vermont railway, Frank Stalleto "
Plumley and Sargent (general assuniM
sit); Charles M. Spencer vs. Town
School district of Hartford; Lucinda U,
Wiley vs. Rutland railroad; Frank Mc
Cahe vs. Owen McCave; State vs.
Duane C. Pierce (neglect to report con
Orleans county, Mearl O. Leavens vs.
American Express company; Lucy Bow
en vs. Grand Trunk and Boston ami
Caledonia county, Taplin and Rowell
vs. L. B. Harris.
Windham county, Carl Hopkins, vs. W.
If. Hey wood and Jeanette Hey wood;
Frank Wellman vs. Frank Carpenter;
State vs. George Carruth (deer killing);
Rutland county, Jennie Miller vs. Em
ma Pierce; Bridget Stewart vs. Central
Franklin county, Gilford Burleson vs.
Morrisville Lumber and Power company;
Susan A. Alfred vs. John Kearney; E.
W. Blondin vs. Evangeline McArthur;
Evangeline McArthur, J. A. Jarvis, Wil
liam Younger, v. E. W. Blondin and
Mary Chennette (injunction) E. W.
Blondin vs. Evangeline McArthur and
ON GRANITE ST.
Fire Broke Out in the Bolster
Circle This Morning
FROM A WORKMAN'S TORCH
Johnson & Gustafason Sustained Slight
Loss and the. rlding Was Little
Damagee" J' Alarm Called
0' Ivt entire Department.
- A' .
LITTLE DANGER OF FURTHER
SPREAD OF SMALLPOX
So Says Dr. Holton of State Board of
Health Business Intercourse
With Other Towns
The danger of any further spread of
smallpox in Barre is passed. There may
be isolated cases, but from now on the
number of cases will decrease. Dr. Hen
ry D, Holton. secretary of the state
board of health, said yesterday: "There
is very little danger of its spreading.
This is due in a large measure to the
energetic measures to stamp it out taken
from the start and continued until the
present time, and which will be con
tinued until the state board of health
believes it safe to relax.
The past twenty-four hours has de
veloped no new cases, or suspicious
In response to a query to him as to
the present situation in Rarre, and re
garding business intercourse with other
towns, Dr. H. I). Holton of the state
board yesterday sent the following tele
gram to City Attorney E. L. Scott:
"Rutland, Oct. 23, 1912.
"Hon. E. L. Scott, Barre:
"The situation regarding smallpox in
Barre has not reached the point where
the presentreguiations can be safely
changed. There is nothing in them that
was intended to interfere with doing
business with any adjoining town under
these regulat ions. J here is very little
danger of its spreading.
"Henry D. Holton,
"Sec. State Board of Health."
TALK OF THE TOWN
F. S. Williams returned to Bradford
last evening, after a few days' business
visit in the city.
W. B. Hilliker of Battle Creek, Mich.,
arrived in tjic city last night for a few
days' business visit.
L. M. Crawford returned this morning
to Hartford. Conn., after a few days'
business visit in this city.
Leoni Ferrari of Pleasant street left
this morning for South Ryegnte, where
he will visit friends for a few days.
Louis Quimby of Merchant street re
turned this morning from Burlington,
where he has been visiting friends for a
George LeCIair of North Main street.
who has been visiting in Washington
for the past few. days, returned to this
city this morning.
For sale: A second hand organ in
excellent condition. A bargain at $40.
Inquire of the Bailey Music Rooms, 14
Elm street. II. J. LaRoe, manager.
James Stewart of Central street left
to-day for Newport, where he will
spend a few days with friends. While in
that vicinity Mr. Stewart plans on mak
ing several hunting expeditions.
Douglass M. Barelav of Franklin slreet
left this noon for Randolph, where he
will remain over the week-end at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Manche-ter.
Mrs. Barclay and daughter have been
visiting at Randolph for the past two
The formation of a literary organiza
tion, which will be under the adminis
tration of the Socialist local of Barre,
fire In the south end of Mrs. L. J.
Bolster's steam polishing mill on Granite
street this morning made business for
the firemen and threatened for a few
moments several buildings in the samo
group. An alarm from box 5 on Granite
sfrwt brought the combination onto
truck, chemical wagon nnd ladder truck
to the shed nt (;." r o'clock, and when
the firemen .dismounted they found
flames running up through a partition
to the roof. Two tanks of chemical so
lution were spread over the burning area
and the fire was out.
The lower end of the shed is occupied
by the firm of Johnson & Gustafason,
who do cutting as well as polishing.
Before the whistles sounded, one of the
men who reaches the shed early lighted
a gasoline torch which hangs on" the wall
in the boiler room. When the work
man's back was turned, the torch flared
partition-ward and presently a lively
little flame was creeping toward the
roof. The crackling of dry tinder first
led to the fire's discovery and someone
turned in a general alarm from the box
near by. Owing, it is said, to low press
ure at the gas plant, the big whistle that
usually booms out an emphatic alarm
emitted only a feeble noise that sound
ed like fizzle and then gave up the job
ot serving notice on the call men.
Los on the building will not exceed
if.'iO, and the Johnson & Gustafason com
pany is well protected. One member of
the firm is absent from the city, and
the second was not present at the out
break this morning. Mrs. Bolster's loss
on the building is also well insured. The
all-out signal sounded within fifteen
minutes after the firemen arrived, al
though one of the regulars was left at
the shed to guard against a second out
break. Chief Gladding stated this morning
that the failure of the gas company's
whistle to sound the alarm was due to
the extremely low pressure of steam
at the time, no visited the gas plant
soon after the fire was extinguished and
found, 20 pounds of steam registered,
where, as he declared, a pressure of
SO pounds was desirable. A watchman
at the plant explained that the whistle's
silence was partially due to a valve leak,
which would be repaired.
ORANGE LUMBER CO.'S
MILL DESTROYED BY FIRE
Heavy Loss Sustained Last Evening,
Just at Opening of the Lumbering
Season Other Buildings
The large sfeam saw-mill of the Or
ange Lumber company, located nt tha
base of Knox mountain in Orange, was
wholly destroyed bv fire last evening,
but the other buildings of the plant
escaped destruction because of the fact
that there Ma little wind. The mill
and its contents were valued at $20,000,
on which there was a partial insurance.
Members of the company stated this
morning that they had not decided
whether they would rebuild or not. Tho
company has lumbering work ahead m
thnt vicinity to cover a venr or more.
The fire broke out about 8 o'clock.
Workmen had been engaged in the mill
luring the day, laving a cement founda
tion for the engine, quitting work at
about 8 o clock in the evening, lliere
was no one about the mill at the time,
and so it is possible that the fire may
have started from a match which smoul
dered for some time, 6r from spontane
ous combustion, there 'being much oily
material about the mill.
When the fire was discovered, tho
building was enveloped in' flames and
nothing could be done to check the file;
but efforts were directed toward saving
the other property. A large barn is lo
cated near bv and a little further away
re two buildings occupied by the chop
pers and the mill men, while still fur
ther away are several residence build
ings. There were no logs near the mill,
so that, fortunately, the loss is not so
large as it would have been a few weeks
The mill had not started for the win
ter's work, but the owners were over
hauling the machinery ready for starting
up. Part of the engine was outside oi
the mill and was not damaged, although
other necessary parts to it were in the
building and were ruined. Much of tho
equipment was new. having been put
in a year ago. The building was erected
by the Orange Lumber company when
lumbering operations were started thren
years ago. The company is comsed
of the Hiii man family of North Strat
ford. N. H.
1. 0. 0. F. DISTRICT MEETING.
is under wav and will be realized imme- I
diately after the quarantine for smallpox j Vermont Lodge of Montpelier Enter
is raised. The organization will be tained and Rebekahs Served Supper,
termed th? -Soap Box Club." the intent di-tri. t me ting of suWdinata
of the founder being to dedicate it for I ,viP f the I. O. O. F. was held at
the purpose of debating, before which (h(. (m,j Kcllow t.innle in Mortpcliir
will be brought ail current political and
economic topic for discussion. The
membership of the club will be opn to
jthe public, and it is fieped by those be-
casea agint them until Monday morn
ing at o'clock. It i upeHed that
Superintendent J. N. Bar of the stste
industrial School will He jireent at that
time an! assist in the dipcition of
the rae against DonaU, mho is t.:i
in hi cutody.
Rin to-night ia Maine; eWidy and
rfdder ia New H amp hi re and Vermont;
(unJay fenerally fair. Moderate sari
lat evening, with a Urge attendance.
1'ev. William Shaw, pat-tor i f Trinity
Metbidit church, g ive tlie a ldrc- f"
welcome, and Oniric A. rii.inlrv of
Noithrield rr-poii. :-d f'-r the ditri-t,
and .ran.l Matcr V. G. Nichl re-
An up-tate weekly ban the following i npnnded f'r the grtnd o'fieers. Vermoil
to v about tNtrar A. Rixford of Eat j lodge of Monteli-r woikej the fir
hind the movement to have a large en
rollment at the opening meeting.
Ilighgste. formerly well known in Barre,
anl who i one of the moling spirits in
the Irogreire movement in northern
Vermont: "iear A. Rixford i rapidly
Icir-loping inti a f.r-t-cl campaign
dcgr-e, after which rrports were given
from the different lode that make :p
the iitrkt Vermont of Montpelier.
Vsllrr of Wa-f.fi.ll. N..1 hhYU of
NorthficM, Randolph of Ban lo!p'i. Men-
orator and is speaking in many rliiejtor of WaUrlxiry and Mnmt ll-8jint
in t"n about here. He i a graduate , of W arren.
r.f t.,Mrd seminary at Barre and while! T?e Rcbckah lodge of Montpelier serr
at iO"J there he won considerable Bote id a thicken pie sapper t i thou; prccLt
as a lLtor. a'ter the lusiaos sciuo.
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