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THE BARM DAILY TIMES
VOL." XVI NO. 261. 1IAHHK, VKKMOXT, MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 1913. TRICE. ONE CENT. NON-UNION NEN RUN TRAINS Tassenger Service on Ban gor & Aroostook Re sumed To-day BUT THE SCHEDULES - ARE NOT NORMAL NEW YORKERS DECLARE WAR. It Is War on High Prices of Butter, Called Unwarranted. Xew York, Jan. 'JO. W'ur on high prices for butter was declared by the Housewives' league yesterday. "It has been determined," say the executive committee in It appeal, "that there it plenty of butter in the market and tnai OPPOSITION IS BITTER new butter Is coming in well. The freer- Towar( Project To Build r butter was put away at 25 ami 2! lu"alu rrujtXl. iU liUHU No Disturbance, But Special Deputies Are Being Sworn In Bangor, Mi., Jan. 20. Passenger ser vice on the Bangor & 'Aroostook rail road was rcsumod to-day through the employment of non-union firemen and engineers. Officials of the road, while not asserting that schedules were normal, siiid they were keeping to the running time as closely as possible. No disturb ances are reported, but as a precaution ary measure several deputies have been sworn in and will be stationed at Mil Jinoeket and other important points it long the line. Strikebreakers From Vermont Expected. ". At noon the railroad officials declared that all passenger trains except the East Millinocket branch were running. Twenty-five additional strikebreakers are ex pected from Verniont to try to operate the freight to-morrow. cents and could be sold at a profit at W to 32 rents for the best. We find that butter can be secured at from 30 to 32 rents pound, but this price is not general. ."The high price of butter is unwar ranted, and we are therefore sending a notice to our members throughout the PROPOSED f!OST coimiry ocerease consumption in um. ter a rapid Iv as possible. usinjf as sub stitutes, jellies, fruit, apple butter, jams, . " - i etc.' . Lincoln Memorial Monument BEING $2,000,000 MONEY LOSSES CAUSED SUICIDE. Mrs. Eleanor B. Barry, Once Rich, Shot Herself to Death. New York, Jan. 20. Mrs. Eleanor B. Harry, once in affluent circumstance but who recently lost her money in a real estate venture, shot herself to death 'it her uptown apartment yesterday, he verses following losses incurred through participation in land Opponents Want a Memorial Road from Washington to Gettysburg FIVE MEN WOUNDED, ONE DANGEROUSLY During Fusilade of Bullets in Boston's North End Yesterday, Quarrel Being Over Money. . , " Hoston, Jan. 20. A fusilade of pistol allots in a crowded north end street yes terday threw that section into wild ex citement and resulted in five Italians being wounded, one dangerously. The quarrel was over money. Salva tore Anasona, aged 35, railed with a friend at the house of Michele Lombo, a contractor, to try to collect money which Anasona thought was due his brother. They met Lombo with his wife and 18-year-old son on the street and in the midst of a heated argument shots were fired. The crowded thoroughfare was quickly emptied of spectators seek ing safety and a M'agonload of police called. ' ; .,'.,. ... . . . ., ---'s:- When the smoke cleared away, Several of the combatants were seen to be . wounded, but they scattered to hiding places in the neighborhood before the olice arrived. One by one they were ocated, however, and taken to the Relief hospital. Ansona. with a bullet in his head and a gash in his throat, was found to be the most seriously hurt. He was placed on the dangerous list. Wellington, I). C Jan. 20. Bitter op- investment position to the bill providing 'for the scheme headed by Edgar H. Jackson, who erection of a $2,000,0(10 Lincoln memo rial monument ity Washington is threat was convicted last week of defrauding an Ohio woman, are believed to have been responsible for the act ened when the House considers the meas ure Wednesday. The bill already has passed the Senate and provides for the erection of a statue and Greek temple FOR LATE D. J. FOSTER on the ma" nt'ar t,,e Washington m"- meni. uppoiiems are irjmg 10 luuau- Among Speakers Were Representatives t,lto P,an to nstruet a memorial EULOGIES DELIVERED Plumley and Greene of Vermont, the Latter Successor to Foster. Washington, I). C'., Jan. 20. Eulogies were delivered m the House vesterdav upon the character of the late Represen tative 1). J. Foster, who had served the first district of Verniont for 12 years previous to his death last summer. The highway from Washington to Gettys burg. ONE DROWNING FATALITY. LONE BANDIT FLED. And He Carried Valuable Package, It Is Believed. Anniston. Ala.. Jan. 20. A lone ban dit rifled the mail car of Southern Hail way passenger train -No. 12, near Riv 'ers'idc, Ala., early yesterday, and es caped with what are said to be valuable registered packages. Only one mail clerk, A. R. Cragman, was in the car, and he was cowed by the robber with a revolver. ft is believed that the bandit board ed the tram at Lincoln. JVeD., when a stop was made for water. Soon after he gained entrance to the mail car through an end door and covered Crag man with a revolver. . According to reports received here, the robber demanded that Cragman hand over to him all the registered mail. As the train slowed down for the River aide stop the robber leaped from the car and escaped into the rugged country of that section. Cragman furnished a description of the robber and railroad detectives, aid ed by residents of the Riverside sec tion, searched the country yesterday but without avail. And Nearly Another at Milford, N. H, Yesterday. Milford, X. II., Jan. 20. Sunday aft ter. u.r i!nr.Jnfiv. ernoon one boy was drowned and an and Greene of Vermont, Xye of Minn-oiher wued with difficulty from sink ant a forin r k..h. nL,.i. intr to death hi Railroad pond. Alfrei nt w Afo.....i...L. Villane. the 12-year-old son of Mr. and Kahn of California - Mrs. Anthony Villane of Johnson street Mr. Weeks referred with feeling to was SKaung on ine pona ueiumi me ton his personal relation with Mr. Foster grpgat'nal church, when, without warn and snoke in l.iih forma of hi ahilitv mg, the h-e broke and he went into ni as a legislator. He said in part: " fcct of water. With him was Wana ew England is so limited in area 1 uwwimiij;r, mcwu and her interests in the several state w. ana Jirs- wstHr j iwpanen i i i.iivo. West street. have as close association in most cases T,,e accident was witnessed by Harry as thev would have if thev came frnm ilmot. who, with rred J. Young, quick- the same state. That condition, at '.v soured a long ladder which they least, marked my acquaintance with and pwlwl onto the ice. Mr. "Voung went friendship for Mr. Foster. . lut before he reached the drowning "He was one of those who in mv first boys the thin ice broke and he was pre dava in Confrress took an interest in cipitated into the water. He, however me and the thims I was trvinir to lo- succeeded in grasping the Pilspanen boy ... . . . . . " . ' I 1."; I - J .1 1 idvised and criticised and Braised when Ke"-'"K " iuiu-i, iih the occasion offered ;. in short, assumed he pulled to safety by men on the the position of a real friend, and it is as snore. such that I always remember him. I The Villane lad went under the ire, soon learned that "he was well equipped and the body could not be found for for the public service. ., . more than half an hour. Police Officers "He was-ft oood lawver. which, de- t'oodwin and Hodlm, ' Maisted by Carl spite the "'frequent criticism that there Webster and William Buckley, finally are too , many lawyers in legislative secured a ooat ana, nv means ot grip bodies, a dea'irable 'qualification'.' which p'ing Irons brought the boy to the sin Should always be considered and ob- fare. Pr. J. H. Proctor, after a few tained, othr conditions being equal: and minutes' work suoceeded in reviving the lois quaiincaiion was supplemented oy a I " "-ipaneii nu a unuunaeiuus iudicial temperament which enabled him when rescued, but his companion was to give suitable weight to the oninions past all hope. Roth the boys were stud of others and to incorporate them in his ents in the fifth grade, where the death CHURCH IS DEBT FREE. Methodisti of Bellows Falls Have Time of Rejoicing. Jti llowi Falls, Jan. 20. Yesterday wa a great day for the Methixlists or th village. Jlishop John W. Hamilton Hoston preached two innsterly sermon and dedicated their enlarged and im proved church. This building was erect ed (O vears ago and was enlarged an exteni-lv muodeled Hi years unt a which time It was reopened by Hiho)i Foster. The growth of the place and of the society has again necessitated an en lai'gement and the occasion has beeii taken to extensively remodel and im prove, from being the least liAndoim of the churches of the villuge, it has been transformed into one of the handsomest edifices in all southern Vermont. New rooms have been added downstairs for the organized Sunday school classes an. the auditorium lias oceti enlarged an beautified. An impressivo new front with tall Corinthian columns combined with new memorial windows throughout tend to make it a decided architectura ornament to the town. The total cost of all changes has lteen a little short of ?5, 000 and Hifthop Hamilton at the two services yesterday, raised enough to red dedicate it free from debt. At the evening service the Baptist Conureifational and I'niversalist chur.'h gave up their services and the bouse waj packed. Itishop Hamilton delivered an able discourse on the "Function of a church in a community,' and then with the assistance of the pastors present formally dedicated the edifW. The pas tor who raised most of the money e tired before yesterday i the Rev. Wal ter R. Havenport, who is now complet ing his third year. , DIED DURING THE NIGHT. final conclusions. of young Villane will be severely felt, Added to these characteristics, he was as he was a popular lad and a leader industrious; and, finally, he was intense- among his mates ly interested m his work. Having all of these qualities, coupled with excellent native ability, it was but natural that his tenure nf nfnVo ahmihl Kat acm..rl to be secure, especially as he came from And Then Compared With His Grand a state which has been particularly loyal to-iauniui ana deserving sons who have WANTED HIS BRAIN WEIGHED represented her in Congress. ,'lndeed, there are few places in our pub lic service more permanent than a sena torship or representative seat from Ver- father's Brain. l)enver, Colo., .Jan. 20. Twelve hours after the death of his brother, Charles H. (runs of St. Charles. Mo from heart disease, Robert W.- Oauss, grandson of the renowned German ' mathematician. . . , ., . i I i muni, i ui iwu urvnut-B taiBm'irs in mp. i,..i i,. f .. i x V. DniOUll bllRb BIMLC IlttW only come as a result of death or resig nation. ' , "I shall not forget David J. Foster, WOMAN KILLED HERSELF. Mrs. Mary F. Plummer of Tilton, N. H, Had Been HL Tilton, X. H., Jan. 20-Mrs. Mary F., w idow of William II. Plummer, commit ted suicide yesterday afternoon by slash ing her throat with t razor. Since the death of her husband she had continued to reside at the old home on the Mer rimack intervale in Xorthfield, where she was born March 18, 1824. She had been ill for about two weeks but wss regaining her usual health and yesterday morning assisted her son, ith whom she lived, In getting breakfast and dinner. After dinner, the son, Almore, drove to the mill, a mile or so away, for a loa of wood and returned be tween 2 and 3 o'clock, upon entering the shed which is connected with the house, he found the body of his mother. An examination revealed the fact that she was dead. Doctor Racon and Un dertaker X. W. Perkins of Franklin mere summoned. The dwiwd was a highly respected woman. Her pd notion was attained at the ew Hampshire Conference sem inary, now Tilton seminary, and for aevpral years she as a ucceful teach rt in the public schols. Resides th son itn boro she lived, she is sur vid by anothrr sn, Oiarlea Plummer, who live on the adjoining farm. A. It. Winslow of Xortht.'eM and tHria A. and Milan Plummer of Tilton are nephews. the able legislator, the loval Republican, the upright citizen, the true friend, and I greatly regret that these words so inadequately express my sincere sorrow at his untimely death and the deep sense of personal loss which I feel." I vears editorial writer on the Denver Re publican, died here yesterday from ths same disease; Gauss left a request that his brain be 'preserved, weighed, analyzed and compared with that of his famous grandfather. The mathematician's brai-i at the time of his death, weighed 52.7 ounces. ' , - . , . -. TURKISH WARSHIPS HIT. According. To a Greek Officer, Who Says He Saw Battle. Athens. Jan. 20. A (.reek officer who participated in the naval battle between the, Greek and Turkish fleets off the Dardanelles Saturday and who followed closely .all the incidents to the fight, ays that during the pursuit of the J urks by the (..reeks, two Turkish war ships slackened, their speed and showed a list to starboard. TENTATIVE WAR ' ORDERS TO-DAY Bulgarian Peace Envoys Get Instructions From Bulgarian Premier If Peace Negotiations Fail. London, Jan. 20. Full power to de clare the resumption of hostilities against Turkey was telegraphed the Bul garian peace envoys to-day by the Bul garian premier, GuechofT, who told them to exercise it whenever, in their opin ion, further peace negotiations became useless. A MIRACLE REPORTED. ' "lliarley. dear." aid young Mrs. Tor kin. "d ymi think that otm-i ought to be prevented from voting'' t'erta;n!v not. "Would you try to tT me if I wanted to gn to the pedis?" "Not an infant." 'Well. thea. whit In the world is the vee of wasting to tcte!" Liverpool Mercury. Remarkable Recovery in France Alleged 'to Have Been Made. lieriers, France, Jan. 20. (ireat ex citement has been eauSed in the HerierV region by the report of a miracle. A few days ago a woman went to the old cem etery of ISeiiers to tend her relatives' graves. She noticed that the stone statue of the Virgin on the mausoleum of the Arnsud Palvagnac family was covered with mmi. which she cleaned away with Iter handkerchief. (Hi return ing home, according to the reports, she touched her little paralytic daughter with the handkerchief, and the g rl was eotnpletelv en red. Large numiwra of oil- grima cow go every day to the tomb. A TELEPHONE PIONEER. Francis Blake Invented the So-Called Blake Transmitter. Weston, : Mass., June 20. Francis Blake, one of the pioneer in the tele phone business, died here yesterday, aged 62 years. Mr. Rlake invented the Blake telephone transmitter. He was a director in the American Bell Tele phone company, and the American Tele phone & Telegraph company. Mrs, Augusta Spaulding of Morrisville Had Been 111. Morrisville, Jan. 20. Mrs. Augusta Spaulding was found dead in her bed at four o'clock Saturday morning following n illness of a week with a complication of diseases and asthma, accompanied by a weak heart. Mrs. Spaulding was first taken ill a week ago Thursday night and from Friday had seemed to be improving. Friday night before her death she wns more romfortabla than she bad been ex cept for some trouble in breathing. It is thought her death was due to heart failure. Augusta M. Hall, a daughter of Tru man M. and Abigal Matson Hall, was born in Wolcott July 7..-1838. She was united in marriago to Daniel C. Spauld ing July 27, IHiU. Mr. Spaulding died Mav 0, 1!K!), Mrs. Spaulding is survived by a son, Carroll B. Spaulding, of Mor risville, where Mr. and Mrs. Spaulding passed practically the whole of their lives, ruseral services will be held at the home on Summer street Tuesday at 00 p. m.. the Rev. W. E. Jlaker offi ciating. Interment will be in the family lot in Riverside temeterv. DEATH CAUSES ACCUSATION Joseph Harris Killed by Bul let in Haverhill Strike Trouble C. A. EATON ACCUSED OF MANSLAUGHTER Eaton, Refusing to Strike, Said To Have Fired into Crowd Following Him Haverhill, Mass., Jan. 20. Joseph Har ris died to-day from bullet wounds re- reived in a strike disturbance Thurs day, and Charles A. Katon is .under ar rest, charged with manslaughter. 'It is alleged that Eaton, who had refused to oin the shoe workers strike, fired at a crowd that was following and the bul ct entered Harris abdomen. After Harris' removal to the hospital peritonitis set in and he had been dying since then. Meantime Katon was out on .'13.000 bail which was furnished by is employer, (Jeorge . Rohlims. Vesterdav, the representatives of the Shoe Manufacturers' association railed on City Marshall John J. Mack for a continuance of police protection. Mar tial .Mack agreed to have his .sqtind on and. He again denounced the private detectives, hired by the manufacturers, and insis-ted on their withdrawal. This as- agreed to. EXPECT HEARING THIS WEEK. In Case of State vs. Mrs. Julius Wells ', at St. Albans., - ,';.'V ; .'.' . .i..-., .. .. . - "- ... ; ...... . St.-A!tanC"Jan. 20". It Vis expected that the hearing in the case of state vs. Mrs, Julius Wells, charged with poison ing two of her children, will lie held some day this week as the report of tin- analysis of the stomachs of the two chil dren, which has been in progress at the state laboratory of hygiene, is expected within a few days. Rosamond, tho seven-year-old daughter of Mrs. Wells, who has been spending several davs with her mother at the Franklin county jail, was taken to her home in Swsnton Saturday by her father. States Attor ney tlsylord Ladd, who has been ill with the grip at his home in Richford, has re covered, and is at work on the cae. WAS ILL 15 WEEKS. ACCEPT 7 PER CENT RAISE. New Haven Mechanics and Shopmen Will Resume Work. Boston, Jan. 20. A proposition for a seven per cent, increase in pay affecting o.isjW mechanics and shopmen on the New York, Xew Haven & Hartford rail road was accepted yesterday by the fed erated council of shop and mechanics! trades unions of the system. The union asked a 13 per rent, wage advance and betterment in working hours. Yester day's agreement was reached after a weeks conference between , union and company officials. Mrs. W. H. Lyon of St. Albans Died Yes terday Afternoon. St. Albans, Jan. 20. -Mr. Julia Eliza beth St. John, wife of W. H. Lyon, died esterdav afternoon at 0:30 o clock after an illness of IS weeks caused by a stroke or paralysis. Mie . was uorn in Nest Berkshire, in Slav, 1847, September 2, 1878. she was married to Mr. Lyon. They had always lived in the house on Brown venue in which she died. She is stir- ived bv her husband and two daughters. Miss Anna Lyon of Burlington and Mr.. .Margaret Kandall, wife of alter Han- all of Jlarre, a brother, Anthony St. ohn of West Berkshire, and two sisters, Mrs. Joseph ray of .folinson and Mrs. Clemina tiosselin of this city. The fun eral will be held Wednesday at St. Mary's church, but the hous has not yet been determined. LOCATED AT JEROME. The Local Paper Has Pleasant Words About M. M. Gordon. The Jerome, Arizona. News of Jan- ary 11 has the following pleasant words bout M. M. (iordon, .who rrently left Barre to locate in Jerome: "Judge M. M. Gordon of Vermont ar rived in the city this week and bag en tered into partnership with Hon. C. H. ut her ford, .fudge Cordon is a former classmate of Mr. Rutherford and is an ttornev of wide experience, having been in active practice for the past fourteen years. He has held the otlice of prose cuting attorney and master in chancery, and is a graduate of the university of his state and the College of Law, Syra cuse university. 'While upon a business trip to the roast last spring, he came here and was so impressed with Jerome and the utate that it resulted in the forming of a part- eThipr-'.-"---.".- -'- "Jf .:;' '' -"This firm will be 'strong on, a both gentlemen are well versed in law and hove one of the largest1 and best law libraries in the state. "Mrs. (Jordon accompanied him here." NEAR DEATH ON TRACK. George Coloumbe, Barre Railroad Biake man, Slipped Before Train. While attempting to detach a fror' brake from a car wheel on a Burre .f . - J ..(..!. A - 41. tl'Ill. - . ruitu ireigui nam near wis nine . - bridge early Sunday foreno" a Column he o'f Pearl street' ..V-1 .-1111111, aged 25 years, sustained. .O .a which will confine him to the Cit, .niKpital for a Week at leaia ami iinideiiiMlly had uu opportunity to exhibit presence of mind that proiMitiiy saved his inc. The freight train, in charge of Con ductor Frank Illouiit and F.ngiuecr Burn ham, was shifting in the yards ut North Hnrre, when llrakeman Coloumho noticed that one of the brake shoes refused to work. He started to udju the dilli culty and fell. Before he could roll over the ice and out of danger, the w heel w.is umiii hii left foot. Realizing his danger, however, Coliimbe threw himself on his stomach away from the track. To his uuii'k thinking, the brakemun doubtless owes his life and ttvo limbs. Another brakrinun, Joseph Kelly, saw the urcident from the other side of tho car and he instantly signalled the en- giner to stop. The latter applied the 11 1 r brakes and the tram was baited just as a wheel was about to pass over Coloumhe s nuht foot. Dr. L. L. leonard was called and he ordered the man taken to his room in the Iluzzell block on Pearl street. There the injuries were treated and the patient was afterwards removed to the hospital. His injuries included a broken bone in the left foot and a bruised great toe on the right member. Neither foot will lie amputated and at the hospital this.forc- ... : u ...... 1 4k..t ivt...l.'J it..... iiuimi lb won siniru umv 9 .au dition was quite as comfortable as could he expected. The man is unmarried and has been employed as a brakenian for some time. WOMAN DEAD '.. , if MAM I iro tf'JUl lYInn LIVLO Mrs. A. B. Griffin of Jericho Tried To Killed Her . Husband THEY HAD QUARRELED OVER HIRING WOMAN SUCCESSFUL POMONA MEETING Was Held at Plainfjeld Saturday, Many People Attending. Plainfield, Jan. 20. The Winooski Valley Pomona grange met at the Odd Fellows' hall Saturday. A good number were present from the various granges. At the morning session the regular rou tine business was transacted. Ten mem bers were given the obligations of the fifth degree. . The officers for the ensuing term were elected as follows; Master, Horace Farnham; overseer, Rufus Whitcomb; steward. Will Angell; chaplain. Mrs. Aus tin Foster; lecturer Col. H. S. Foster; secretary, Miss Alma Leonard; treasur er, Ivan Grey; assistant steward, J. Bur ton Pike; Ceres'. Mrs. Horace Farnham; Pomona. Mrs. Rufus Whitcomb; Flora, Mrs. Will Southwick; lady assistant steward, Mrs. J. Burton Pike; gate keeper, Austm roster. FUNERAL OF LeMARR YOUTH. .... . . Was Held from St. Monica's Church Yesterday. Funeral services for Leo Le.Marr, the young son of Mr. and Mrs. Israel La Marr,. whose death occurred at his home on' Itecklev hill Fridav afternoon, after a short iliness of pneumonia, were held at St. Monica's church Sunday morning at 9 o'clock, the acting pastor, Rev. A. Cv tiriffin, officiating. The bearers were as follows: William Gearin, Napoleon IClair, Charles Furey and James Furey. The burial took place in the Catholic cemetery on Beckley. street. Among i ne uorai monies were me following: Roses and carnations, from father and mother and sisters; roaes and carnations, from Beckley hill neighbors; roses and carnations, Mr. and Mrs. George Tonguay; roses and carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Trtflie Tonguay; roses and earnations, Mr. and Mrs. Henry De Coteau; roses and carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Alex. LeClair; roses and carnations, Mr, and Mrs. Herman Allen and family; roses and carnations, Mr. and Mr. Frank Xichols and family. WILL SELL MORTGAGE EQUITIES. Petition of Receiver of Empire Granite Co, Granted, Though Oppoased. A hearing was held in the county court bouse in Montpelier Saturday, before Chancellor E. L. Waterman of Brattl'J boro on the petition of Receiver Thomas Cave of Barre for permission to sell the equities in certain mortgages on prop erty owned by the Empire Granite com pany of Jiarre. 1 his application was granted and the date of the auction sale will be fixed later. There was opposition to this order be cause of the fact that the extending of the railroad to the quarries will greatly increase the value of the equities, it is alleged. G. W. Wing and XV. X. Theriault ap peared for G. W: Sibson, F. L. Laird for 11. F Paton, R. M. Harvey for some of the mortagees, E. L. Scott and W. H. Scott for the receh'er and Earl Davis for himself. Mr. Griffin Now Says That His Wife Had Acted Queerly DEATH AT HARDWICK. Frank B. Mason Died of Dilation of the Heart. Hardwick, Jan. 20. Frank B. Mfeson, aged 47 years, 11 months, died Friday of Jericho, Jan. 20. As the result of u quarrel over the servant question, Mrs. A. B. Grillin, about 00 years old, Sat urday evening tried unsuccessfully to kill her husband, a G. A. R. veteran, and then inflicted fatul injury to herself with an old revolver. She died Sunday morn ing at 0:50 o'clock at the Fanny Allen hospital from a ' bullet wound in the head. The husband, who was shot through the neck, will survive. He is at tho home of a neighbor in this vil luge. While Mr. Griffin, age 75, was warm ing his hands over the kitchen stove, his wife, with a revolver in one hand, crept silently up behind him. She aimed the weapon at his head and fired. The aged veteran clasped one hand to his neck and felt warm blood. Then he ran to the backyard and around to the high way, crying loudly for aid. Mrs. Griflin pursued him , for a short distance, fir ing twice as she ran. The shots went wild. Then the woman retraced her steps to the kitchen and standing in front of the stove she placed the muzzle of the , revolver to her own bead and pulled the trigger. With the report of the gun she fell upon the floor unconscious, blood streaming from an ugly scalp wound. The bullet had ploughed a furrow along one side of her head. When neighbors, attracted by cries of the husband, arrived, the woman had not regained consciousness. She was first taken to the home of a neighbor, where a local physician ..'treated her. Then she was placed on the evening train for Essex Junction, from where stw was taken in an automobile to the hos pital. ,';'-.: '.' ' '.;,'v For several days, it is said, Mr. and Mrs. Griffin quarreled over the family servant question. The wife wished to have a local woman, Stella Thompson, reside at the bouse and help with tho household duties. The husband, it is said, was averse to the arrangement because of the added household expense it would entail. - "For a ,loiig time," the veteran said last evening, "my wife acted queerly. I think she was insane at times. Some times she would become angry over noth ing. I can't understand it all J'ft." 1 he couple resided here for many years. Mr. Griffin receives a pension. He enlisted In Company F, -16th Ver mont, September 3, 18(32, at Whiting ham, and was discharged for disabil ity on October 23 of the same vear. His , home is located just north of this vil lage. The body of Mrs. Griflin will be taken to the home of relatives in Wa terbury. ....... DEGENERATE NEW ENGLANDERS. MARRIED ON JOINT BIRTHDAY. WAS A DISCORDANT NOTE. Weitter Forecast. Rain or snow and warmer to-night. Tu-dT tain or snow and colder in Vermont: moderate to brisk south and ovthwett winds. When Grand Opera Chorus Struck in Chicago. Chicago, Jan. 20. A scheduled per formance of "I. Psgliacci"' by the tlii- cago (.rand Upera company here last night was abandoned 15 minutes before the curtain w to have gone up he rs use of a walk -out of the chorus. The chorus demanded t2.HO the performance Instead of 2. and being refused left the building in a body. A eoneert by the leading artists was Mibotitnted for the opera. Miss Jessie M. Green and Wilder Thomas the Participants. Waterbury, Jan. 20. The wedding of Miss Jessie Margaret Green, .daughter of Mrs. Dewitt Green, and Wilder Thomas of Duxbury was solemnized Saturday afternoon at one o'clock at the home of the bride's mother in Colhvville, the dsv being the birthday of both bride and groom. They are 35 years of age. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Icha IhkI Thomas of Duxbury. and has a fine farm on Scrabble hill. 'The Rev. Georire W. Talier of Morrisville performed the ceremony. Because of the critical illness of the groom's father, the bride and groom went immediately to his home Saturday evening the bride was given a surprise shower and miscellaneous show er ai ner Dome. Keiresbments were served. tion, and of the Lumper and Drillers union. ' ' dilation of the heart. He is survived by his wife, one son, Harry Mason, three dunvhters. Mrs. C. C. Dwinell. Mrs. The afternoon session was open to the ;porir(, Smith and Miss Eleanor Mason: public and was well attended. The ex- a)go one brother. Duron Mason, and one erciscs were opened with music by the .jster, Mrs. Lewis R. Carr, all of this grange rhoir, Fred Farnham, master of p)aPe. He was a member of Kvergreen the local grange, gave the address of 0jp. vevv Kmrland Order of Protee- l 1 :. . 1 I - , 1 T. .. I r ' . . . ... welcome. wim:n war rrwpiMin-n iu Horace Farnham. master of the Pomona grange. A reading from Calais grange was much enjoyed. Speaker Charles A. Plumley and Ljeut.-Gov. Frank E. Howe gave very interesting addresses. Pleas ing solos were sung by Mrs. Deila Saxby of Marshficld grange and Miss Marjorie Cate of Ivy grange. Remarks were made by Hon. O. L.' Martin. The exercises were closed with the siiiL'ing of "America." J. Burton Pike of Marshfield was to have given an ad dress but was detained at home by ill ness. The next meeting of the Pomoua grange will be held in East Montpelier. AN ULTIMATUM PRESENTED? Bulgaria, Serria and Mentenejre Report ed Te Have Actti. London. Jan. 20. Bu! sria, Servia and Montenegro to-day presented an ultimatum to Turkey, giving the Otto man government fourteen dais in which to make a fatunbl reply t-- their de mands, aafwdirg t a news Ufncj de jtrh from CvMUBtiaopU. SUICIDE ATTEMPT SUCCESSFUL. Loren T. Greene Died in St. Albans on Saturday. St. Albans. Jan. 2'!. Ixren T. Greene. who rut bis throat with a razor Fri day, January 10, died at the hospital tunlay morning irom the wounds. .Mr. (ireene was 02 years old and had always resided in this city and worked at his trade, that of plumbing. He is sur vived by hia. wifs but no children. The funeral was held at the house this afternoon at 2 O'clock, Rev. F. W. Lewis officiating. PUT UNDER QUARANTINE. Hoctc Rear Harlow Bridge, Northfield, Where There's Smallpox. Xorthfield. Jan. 2. A mild ra f smallpox has broken out in the. fauiiv of Charles Abtxitt. who reide ia the Alia ( k hone nmr tbe llarkiw bridge. 1 be bouse bai placed uadtr quar antine. Federation Dance Wednesday Night. Kvervone is invited to attend the dance to be held in the Howland hall Wednesday evening under the auspice of the Women's Federation. The dance is for young and old. Reservations will lie made tor those wno uo not dance. Light refreshments will be served dur ing the evening, with no extra charge. Admission of $1 per couple will be charged; ladies tickets 25 cent. Rjley's full singing orchestra will furnish music. It it hoped that ail will make endeavors to attend. HARDWICK STANDS PAT. Refuses to Rescind Votes Concerning ' Electric Power, " Hardwick, Jan. 20. At the speeiii village meeting, held last Friday even ing, it was voted not to rescind the vote to build a power station at the Jackson bridge. The majority against rescinding was large. The meeting also voted not to rescind a previous meeting's vote to lease the village power station to the oodhury (ranite company. THREE BURNED TO DEATH. WATERBURY. The members of the Marquis de La fayette chapter, D. A. R., are invited to a meeting with Mrs, W. A. Briggs in Montpelier next Saturday. The lecture by Mr. Birke at the Con gregational it rhureii Friday evening was both pleasing and instructive. Beau tiful views were shown and his LinJnr-s was much appreciated. Legislative Committee Attention! The ioint leuilative committee is re quested to meet to-night at 8 o'clock in llie grann rmm ,...!,. .iwmi building. B'ie very important. James l niK-Ksnana, enairnian. Alex. Iron-tide, secretary. In Fire at Elizabeth, N. J., Yesterday- It Is Believed to Have Been Set. Elizabeth, X. J., Jan. 20. In a fire, believed to be of incendiary origin in a wooden tenement here ytsteiday, a woman and her two children were trapped on the third floor and burned to death. Two men were injured, one proh ably mortally, by jumping from a third story window. Mrs. Louis Simbro and her two daugh ters, two months ami four years old. re spectively, are dead. Rafael Murillo. a boarder, is in a hospital in a critical con dition. The charred bodies of mother and children were found in the ruins. CITY HOSPITAL NOTES. Miss Gwendolvn Pitkin of 17 Frenoh street entered the hospital this morning to tske the nurse's training course. Miss Bessie Paul of 2 Ayers street entered the hospital vesterdav to under go an operation to-iay. fatrirk Maraer ot jionineur uni r- w ent an operation at the hopital J es terdav. Walter L. Randall of 5 Averill street was taken to the hospital in B. W. Hooker A Co.'s ambnlanrv late SattmUy Illicit. Mr. Randalls rendition was enn- And Not Foreigners Make Danger To tbe American Sunday. Brockton. Mass., Jan. 20. Rev. Albert M. Hyde, famous for his decalogues for all members of the family, has another bone to pick this time with the violat ors of the Sabbath. "It isn't the foreigner who is the dnn gerous enemy of the American Sunday,'" lie said in his sermon at the fashion able Porter Congregational church yes terday; "it is tlie degenerate aims and daughters of our old New England fam ilies. "The enemies Of tbe American Sun day," he continued, "are in a death struggle to break down our institutions. Go to the pleasure resorts or the coun try club outside the city and you will find hundreds of the sons and daughters of our good old American families rid ing horses,- playing golf or tennis' or idling time away on verandas. You will find there, vfnpinir the golf course all day lone, the vry men, who ionday moinir.g. will sternly fine sowu poor ignoramus for shooting craps on Sunday. The time hns come for all friends of the American Sunday to s-tand together for the great fundamental on which alone our prosperity and honor can be builded." WATCHMAN WAS SHOT. Unknown Man Refused To Submit To Arrest in Boston. Boston, Jan. 20. Rather than submit to arrest, an unknown desperado shot down Alexander Dewar, a watrhuian employed by the New Vork, Xew Haven Si Hartford railroad, in the Dover street vards earlv iai-t right, and. though sought by scores of police, escaped. Dewar. who lives at 2.x t street,. Ninth Boston, lies at the imirit of death . et City hospital, with a bullet in his . left side. b-hnv the rib?, lie has small chance fur recovery. SAILED FOR RED SEA. The Snip Bos. rlub w iH'nirt at tVUtdcrrd seroi:. but he improve I rspid'v eitv court raara to-tnorrow evening aliard so n.i :i me opera mm mai 7:HO o'rbwk for orgmiyatHm. The oluu I M-ned neee.ry at first. He n able will tw formed as a Nxialist tkbetmg to return to his home jeVHday morn- Turkish Cmier Left Port Slid To- ay, After Partial Coalinj. Poll Said. Jan. 20. The Turki.'h cruis er Ilanii.lien. wnicn arnvn in-re .-im-dsv. sailed to-day for the R-d ea. after Inking aboard one bundled tons of eoL wl.i. h was ail the authorities would al low her. CAST BARRE. Mi Morgan's dam-ins c! will me-t in th? cera bou-e hall tiii cvn iu;; at 8 o'cloik.