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VOL. XVII NO. 3.
HAHUK, VKKMOXT, WEDNESDAY, 3IAHCII 19, 1913.
PHICK, OXK CKXT.
HE BARRE AILY
MES
i
MAY TIE UP
19 RAILROADS
TARIFF CONFERENCE
WAS OPENED TO-DAY
If Threatened Strike of the
Trainmen Is Not Set
tled To-day
MORE THAN 6,000 MEN
ARE CONCERNED
Roads Interested Are Those
Entering Chicago
Chicago, March 10. Traffic on nine
teen railroads entering Chicago may lie
tied up to-day in ease of the failure of
Vice-President A. F. Whitney of the
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen to
reaeh an agreement with the general
managers of the railroads. The switch
men and switch tenders involved ask
time anrl a half for overtime, Sundays
and holidays and for semi-monthly pay
days. More than (1,000 men are concerned.
AEROPLANE USED
BY TURKISH ARMY
Signaled Movements of the Enemy and
Helped Toward a Turkish
Victory.
Constantinople, March 19. A victory
is claimed for the Turkish troops after
the ship battle yesterday at Tchatalja
lines defending this city. The Ottoman
troops took the offensive.
Large forces of Bulgarians encoun
tered at Sivaskeui, Kalifakeui and Aka
lan were driven from their trenches. The
battle raged until sunset. Two Turkish
aeroplanes flew over the scene all day,
signaling all the movements of the en
tiny to the Turkish commander.
Quick Revision Along Linei Acceptable
to Democratic Leaden of Both the
Houses Object.
Washington. I). C. March 10. uiek
tariif revision along lines acceptable to
Democratic leaders of both bonnes of
congress was the object of a conference
called to-day between the ranking tarilT
revisionists' party in tin- House and
Senate. House Democrats are eonfld'iit
they have framed a satisfactory tariir
measure and one that will be faithful in
conformance to the party platform.
TWO INDICTED
FOR MURDER
Both Mr. and Mrs. Julius
Wells Formally Accused
of Double Killing
STRIKE AT WESTERLY.
Fifteen Pavinj Cutters Didn't Like Their
Foreman.
Westerly. R. I., March 19. Dissati
faction with a boss has caused a strike
among the paving cutters of the Smith
(iranite company on (iranite street, fif
teen of them employed by that concern
refusing to return to their work Monday
morning, when their demand to have the
man discharged was not granted.
It seems that about two weeks sgo
some of the paving cutters complained
to the management of the Smith (iran
ite company of John Anderson, under
whom thev were working, and asked
that he be discharged. Their request
was refused and the matter was taken
before the Paving Cutters' union. That
body found their complaint a just one
and voted to give the management of
the Smith (.ranite company ten days in
which to discharge Anderson
(lavs were up this morning, but Andcr-
son appeared on the ion with the other
paving cutters. Twelve of the paving
cutters immediately refused to work and
left.
Already some of these men have se
cured positions out of town and a few of
them have left for their new jobs.
GRAND JURY REPORTS
TRUE BILLS TO-DAY
Swanton Parents Charged
With Giving Arsenic to
Two of Their Children
EUROPE MAY INTERVENE.
of
And Demand Speedy Termination
Warfare on Turkey.
Cologne, Germany, March 10. The Eu
ropcan powers contemplate demanding
from the Balkan allies a speedy termina
tion of hostilities upon Turkey, accord
ing to en inspired dispatch to The
Gazette.
ATHENS IN MOURNING.
Everywhere There Are Evidences of the
Grief for Assassinated King.
Athens, March 10. Queen Olga left
to-day for Salonika, accompanied by all
the princes and princesses of the royal
i family.
State, mourning has been ordered for
,.six months and court mourning for a
; year. The whole capital is draped; flags
are at half mast; bells are being tolled,
and minute guns are being fired from
the forts. The newspapers this morning
iliad black borders.
The succession of King Constantine
i was ofhciaily announced by the chamber
"'. of deputies to-day. -
GREECE'S GRIEF
ANNOUNCED TO-DAY
Council of Ministers Said Blow Came
Just When Nation Was Rejoicing at
Accomplishment of National
Desires.
Athens, fireeee, May 10. The council
of ministers issued an official state
ment early to-day upon the assassina
tion of King (ieorge yesterday, which
says: "Overcome with grief, the council
of ministers announce the death of his
beloved majesty, King George, at the
hands of criminals. A mad man assas
sinated the king, throwing the whole na
tion into deep mourning in these days of
rejoicing at the accomplishment of na
tional desires."
St. Albans, March 10. The grand jury
of Franklin county court this morning
returned live true bills, among which
were bills against Julius Wells and his
wife, Mrs. Annie- Wells, of Swanton,
charging murder in the first degree in
the death of two of their children, Louis,
aged 0 years, and Marjorie, aged 4 year.
11. is alleged that the children died of ar-
The ten j senie poisoning, having been taken sick
on December 2, 1012, and the boy dying
on December a and the girl the day fol
lowing. The returning of these bills mean
that Mr. and Mrs. Wells will be tried at
the present term of Franklin county
court before Judge W. W. Miles of Bar
ton. The cases will not be started until
the end of the civil docket, which prob
ably means that it will be two or thive
weeks. It is possible that they may he
tried together, but it is not considered
probable. Mrs. Wells was arrested on
January 3 and Mr. Wells on March 10.
They have five other children living.
A true bill was found against Viola
Westovcr, charging her with arson in
burning the county poorhottse at Shel
don on January 2:1." At the present time
the woman is in the state hospital for
the insane at Waterbury undergoing ob
servation. The nature of the other two
true bills found to-day has not been revealed.
BORROWED MONEY
FROM POSTOFFICE
Paid It Back Within 24 Hours but Fot.
office Inspector Had Come Mean,
while Westford'a Former Post
master in Court.
Rutland, March 10. .Six respondents
pleaded guilty before Judge James L.
Martin at the opening of United States
district court yesterday afternoon, an!
in five of the cases fines and sentences
were imposed while in one, that of
(Ieorge Mitchell, the respondent was giv
en his liberty under suspended sentence.
Gibson when asked to plead told thii
court a hard luck tale and with tears in
his ryes declared that he never intended
to defraud the government of the prop
erty belonging to the soldiers at Fort
Ethan Allen, iouml where he worked.
District Attorney Alexander Dunnett of
St. Johnsbury appeared for the govern
ment in all the cases.
Arthur llombard of Panton and Sidney
Avery of Middlesex were fined $10 each
for tampering with mail laixe.
Samuel Franklin, colored, who runs an
Amusement place 1st w en liiirlington and
the fort, and Alfred 1 Romprey of Essex
both admitted purchasing government
property unlawfully. Franklin wis
fined :) and ordered to jail for one day
and Romprey was fined $20 and given a
jail sentence of 24 hours.
Karl I'erry, former postmaster at
West ford, pleaded guilty to embezzle
ment of $100 and he was fined this
PRESENTED
FORGED CHECK
B. W. Brown of New Orleans
Pleaded Guilty in Rut
land City Court
SENTENCE IN CASE
WAS RESERVED
Ralph- Martel and Arthur
Blanchard Arrested for As
sault on Arthur Smith
Rutland. .March 10. It. W. Brown of
New Orleans pleaded guiltv in Rutland
county court to-dav to presenting a
forged check at the First National bunk
of Brandon. Sentence was reserved.
Ralph Martel and Arthur ITlancliard
of 1'ittslield were arrested to-day an I
brought here to answer to the charge of
assault of Arthur Smith of l'ittsticld. It
amount, which be at nnc naid to the
clerk. Mr lvrrv ii,1iu4i ..n..i i is said that Smith may die of his ;n-
store in the same building with the post
oflice and when he was particularly anx
ious to pay a bill one day be borrowed
over fSOO from the government, lie re
turned the money within 24 hours but
during that time an inspector had
dropped in and I'erry was reported.
The case against George Scribner of
Montpelicr, who pleaded not guilty to
sending an indecent postal through the
mails, was continued to the May term.
The session of the court adjourned this
morning. Judge Martin will hear the
Central Vermont railway cases in cham
bers at Brattleboro next Monday.
WILSON SENDS CONDOLENCE
Expressed Deep Sympathy In Message
To Widowed Queen.
Washington, D. March 10. Presi
dent Wilson's first act today was to send
a message of condolence to the widowed
queen of the late King George of Greece.
lie expressed deep sympathy.
HUGE POWER MERGER
IN SOUTHERN VT.
TWO STUDENTS SUSPENDED.
juries.
DEFENSE TESTIMONY
BEING INTRODUCED
University of Vermont Men Accused of
"Ragging" at a Dance.
Burlington, March 10. P. F. Kruse of
Buffalo, X. V., and K. II. Owens of Plain
field, III., seniors at the University of
Vermont, were suspended yesterday by
tne committee on discipline. J lie bus-I
After Court Had Refused to Order Ver
diet for Defense in Case of City of
Montpelier vs. Central Vermont
Railroad..
The motion of the defense in the case
of City of Montpelier vs. Central Ver
mont railroad that a verdict be granted
on sixteen grounds was denied in Wash
ington county court yesterday afternoon
and the trial of the case continued with
the introduction of testimony for the de
fense. The arguments on the motion for a
verdict were made in the early after
noon, after the jury had visited the va
rious parcels of land which the city of
CUT HIS THROAT
AND SHOT HIMSELF
William Stockwell of St. Albans Had
Melancholia and Died While Wife
Wi Telephoning for Medicine.
St. Alhuns, March III. Willard Stock
well of Green's Comers, four miles from
this city, committed suicide about 2:3
yesterday afternoon by shooting himelf
in me aiHiomen and cutting ins inrom,
lie lived one hour after the double deed
Mrs. Stockwell ami young daughter
went to a neighbors to telephone lor
some medicine, ami the former sent back
the little girl for the medicine bottle as
she had forgotten tho number of the pre
motion, 'Jin, child returned with t'ie
news that her father was upstairs groan-ing.
Mrs. Stockwell found her husband in
an upper chamber lying upon the floor.
it. . J. I pton of this city and Ur.
Lupe, health ollicer of Swanton. jyere
summoned. Mr. Stockwell lived 15 min
ute after their arrival.
Ho was 58 years of age. He was in
liistrious hut 'had sulfered from melan
cholia for some months. He owned a
small farm and land recently purchased
place in tins city and was soon to
move here,
Mr. Stockwell is survived bv his wife.
a son and daughter, a mother, two broth
ers, Daniel and Samuel of this city, and
two sisters, Maggie of Chicago and Mrs.
Harriet Blanchard of St. Albans.
WOMAN MYSTERIOUSLY HURT
BIG PROTEST
BY CITIZENS
Against Acts of Hoodlum-
ism on Streets and in
Public Building',
POLICE DEPT. UNDER
CONSIDERATION
Vote Taken to Pave North
Main Street With Gran
ite Blocks
Offensive conduct known as street
rowdyism nd said to exist to a menac
ing extent along the main streets of
Barre, was the subject of much speech
making at the regular meeting of .tha
city council last night when a number
of local business men came to lav their
Mrs. Peter LeClair Got Wound on Back i-charges before the city fathers. In tin
concert of complainants were Manager
C. F. Millar of the Consolidated Light-
of Head.
Mrs. Peter LeClair, wife of
a black
smith employed in Alex. J. Stewart's
wheelwright shop at 2(1 Prospect street,
and tlie mother. of eighteen children, is
following a physician's, instructions on
account of a long, deep wound which ex
tends around the back of the neck from
ear to ear. Her wound is considered
serious and much of the mystery which
settled down over the LeClair home at
24 Addison place yesterday morning at
i o clock yet remains to be cleared up.
SHiilc recovering from what sue be
lieves to be the cowardly attack of an
unknown assailant, Mrs. "LeClair is try
ing to piece together the details of her
experience. According to the story
which she relates, she awoke yesterday
morning around 3 o'clock from a half
fitful sleep. Someone seemed to be in
the room on the second floor where she
sleeps with some of the children
bed is headed tow-
was open at the time. A small space
ing Co., Postmaster E. W. Bisbee, Su- i
perintendent A. A. Stebbins of the Mont
pelier Jt Wells River railroad, Stat:on
Agent Lester O. Morgan, who looks aft
er the interests of the Central Vermont
in Barre, F. G. How-land. Arthur H. Btu
r.ell and Homer C. Ladd and James K.
Higgins representing the Board of Trad?.
The opinion seemed to prevail that
wanton acts of vulgarity and hoodlum
ism along the street as well as in build
ings of a public and semi-public charac
ter were fast reaching a crisis. Visitors
at the council meeting spoke their minds
pretty freely and that there is a dis
tinctly serious public sentiment in favor
of drastic action in dealing with offen
ders of the kind described, could not Inr
doubted after everyone hud given his,
views nn tho Ritnntimi Tlia rrvl,. .,,.
of the children. The meeting of citizens and councillors bed
ard a w indow- which j ;tf, ending when Alderman Dawson
pension came as the result of a ride and on one more witness, City Clerk T. U.
Montpelitr proposes to tax. When the M,lwwn tht, hed Hml tll"e wjlKi()w is wlll ,
motion had been overruled, me cuy put
CHINESE LOAN NOT APPROVED.
New Company Is Capitalized At $20,000,-
000 and Embraces Many
Companies.
Rutland, March 10. A merger of pub
lie utilities companies which will make
possible the expediture of $ 1,000,000 fur
extension and improvements, la rarely iu
southern Vermont and New Hampshire,
was announced here yesterday. The in
terests involved include the Rutland
Railway, Light 4 Power company, the
Colonial Power A Light company, a re
cently formed Vermont corporation of
which u. v. I'latt ot this city is vice
,,r.. T. , . , , . . r, president and T. W. Moloney secretary
Wilson Will Not Ask Amencan Bankers Usurer, the Clarendon Power company,
BOTH INDICTED MEN
PUT UNDER ARREST
i Antonio and Philip Musica Captured at
New Orleans Today They Are
j Charged With Invoice
! Frauds.
t
New York, March 10. The aged An
tonio Musica, a wealthy importer of
hair goods, who is charged with "invoice
frauds estimated at $1,000,000, was nr
, rested at New Orleans today with his
.three sons, Philip, George and Arthur.
,The father and Philip Musica were in
dicted by the grand jury yesterday.
Three years ago while e'ngaged in flic
importation of cheese, Antonio and Phil
ip were arrested on the charge of un
uerweigtiing irauds. Philip was sen
tenced to one year in prison, and the
sentence afterward was commuted by
Resident Taft.
To Participate.
Washington, March 10. President Wil
son last night in a statement approved
by the cabinet announced that his ad
ministration had declined to request a
group of American bankers to continue
negotiations for participation in the
$125,000,0IK) loan desired by the Chinese
government.
' The administration declined to make
the request, because it did not approve
the condition of the loan or the implica
tion of responsibility on its own part
which it was plainly told woald be in
volved in the request.
WITHOUT DISSENTING VOTE
Both Houses ' of Alaskan Legislature
Passed "Votes for Women" BilL -
Juneau, Alaska, March 10. The Sen
ate yesterday passed the House bill
granting votes to women, without a dis
senting vote in either house. The bill
exempts women from jury duty.
One Mother's System of Rewards and
Punishments.
On a page devoted to "Good Ideas for
Mothers," in the March Woman's Home
Companion, appears the following:
"My system of rewards and punish
ments is along commercial lines, with a
debit and a credit column. I have two
calendars hanging in my kitchen; one
contains my account against the boy;
the other contains the boy's account
againt me. He has a certain amount of
work to do each day. For each separate
piece of work he places upon his calendar
a star He also receives a star if he is
ready for breakfast at the appointed
time, another star if he is in bed at the
stroke of eight. Anything along the line
of meritorious conduct is rewarded with
a star.
POPE CONGRATULATED
On Name Day and He Celebrated Mass
Outside His Bedroom.
Rome, March 19. Pope Pius to-day for
the first time since his indisposition was
able to attend the celebration of mass
outside his bedroom. Among the nu
merous messages received by the pope
in connection with his name day to-day
were telegrams from Cardinals Gibbons,
Farley and O'Connell of the United
States.
the Springfield Light A Power company.
the Cayendish Power company, the Man
chester Electric company, the Clareniont
Electric company and Pennsylvania and
western concerns. The new company is
to be known as the Eastern Power "4
Light company and is capitalized at $20.
Uim.ooO. "
dance in Hiuesburg on Tuesday, March
11, in which twelve couples participated.
It was charged that "ragging," an al
leged improper mode of dancing, was en- 'year in 1011
r.. ..... I : 1 41.. - A i . . .
Merrill, to establish the fact that the ,:,, .en
. . i .. . i i 1 i. , . i .
BClluo. uuitiu umue tt irpiv auu i-a-
timated the expenses for the coming
enough to allow an intruder to lift the
sash of the window and enter without
It was near the window,
then, that Mrs. LeClair felt she heawl ! niouslv
moved that the police committee be in
structed to investigate conditions vest
ing its members with power, to take
such action as the situation may war-'
rant. The motion was carried unani-'
someone stirring about. On the floor j Mal'mpPr Mi,lar was the first to speak
luilnu' it 1st fit Mr Infirm i?it li nrliop I . .t , . .
gaged in by the party, contrary to a ! -cord hook in which th, eitV renorta are ! ' ' J. ..IT" before the council. He described the
gentlemen's agreement made between ! p)Rced,- the printed leaves of the bound ' .1 1 hcr f rst thouX w to ! C0!,,ln"l Vl,atl0ns f he "pany's
the president and the two seniors. It j kport' being pasted in the book. ? he husband ind. s e aLu- - I ",I'9 w,th PWie wail,
was also charged that the party chose 'The defence asked that this testimony i f' " to i '"a.?" u m th! V"'
o come back by Shelburne, 2, mile.! be .tricken out on the ground that tVrk ;t"hra;O,m0lt ,td,rtin tfu -ir T ,",,he A"l,nch bu'UW-,
longer, in order to prolong the ride Mj Merrill was not testifying from a public "hich HdHo the a " fti that n?" ,t,,e ro"t,t.er " w,th th P'"'
much as possible. It is. also stated that ! record but from a scrapbook ; alsi that . dTeme The room wo. P0'"Tmfn the '
s the ouly seniors present they should ; Clerk Merrill', evidence was heresay be- jSX dart an a d uH pain wTich : rl''14 W.?;M fmd PIe to patrol
have prevented all unseemly occurrenves. cause he did not personally know'that h" .uddenlv feft in the head caTaed her 1 V r'!i,n Tm " Sm?n 'nd "'.J
The boys, on their aide, state that j this report was made bv the school com- j!6, nw o to the floor l'19' ,'" the n ."ache, are ah-
there w as no agreement as to the mode I missinners. as he .imnlv took the nrinted tj .-' i. ..." " - , "nt and if more effective means of pre-
of dancing, but that the president mere ! report which came to him -from the !, tn ,L 'L 11 lr i YJu't ' Tyi t.hc stftt.ion for ifs ""R'nal pur-
lv spoke to them heforo tha ilanco in r,..r . i'I-l- r..;n ,., Wa- i . , . .- . . :
! pose could not be secured, the company
disapproval of "ragging." The report, .U. not all made im at one time and ! ?. "!":1, i.1' ... i ... " ' 7 ' ?i . " I would he compelled to abandon its p'nn
of immodesty were exasperated as thev i that hi eipnatur did not .mtear on anviJ,. .' : .. ''- !,' keeping a free station open for pat-
NEW KING STARTS.
Constantine Left Janina for Salonika
This Morning. t
Janina, March 10. King Constantine
of Greece started for Salonika this morn
ing, leaving General Danglis as chief
commander of the army.
SHEEHAN OPERA COMPANY.
A 0,000-horsepower plant will be built
at Clarendon. Power lines will be built
from Clarendon to Wells, and through
to the Xew York state boundary line,
extending to West Pawlet and Rupert.
Another line will extend from Claren
don through Wallingford to Manchester,
while still another will be built to Cav
endish, connecting with a 2.000-horse-power
hydraulic plant on the Hlack riv
er about a mile south of Cavendish ind
extending thence to Springfield. A lin
will also be built from Cavendish across
the Connecticut river to Clareniont, N. If.
What the Colonial company has owned
is a matter of conjecture, but tlie new
combination will include the Clarendon
Power company, the Clareniont Electric
company, The Springfield company, the
Cavendish company, the Manchester com
pany, together with a gigantic growth
of power plants and lines connecting the
entire section.
The Rutland Railway, Light A Power
company will also be connected by pow
er lines with the circuit, via the Claren
don plant. The consolidation will pro
vide an exchange of. power with the
means of great saving in transmission
losses and an increased output from all
of the plants concerned. Extensive hy
draulic developments are also included
in the scheme.
can prove by Hinesburg residents. The
chaperons at no time spoke or showed
disapproval at the "ragging" until after
the party had reached iiurlington and
dispersed. 1 he late hour of arrival in find it
Hurlmgton was due to the fact that the hook
musicians arrived at Hiuesburg at 10:3i(,
when the dancinir started. The longer
j route homew ard was taken entirely at
of the pages from which he testified.
Attorney John Vt . Gordon tor the de-
vfrt a rtt tlio j and f T are )aa rrti i a rf
j though he remembered haying left tha j lwi it for a waiting room.
'" '""K " "e. ifiy ins wi.e in, Rn.ks11(. for the M i W offiei-.ls.
tense looked tne hook over ana expresses lth ar!v -eninir. it was ht th wort- -"-. - "
.urorta. saying that he had expected to of a 8C44a t0 vitoh on the lights and I SI ;
a city record and not a
a
Patrolman we'e
the. discretion of the hackmen, who said
that the road was smoother and less
hilly. The boys further state that there
were no unseemly occurrences.
FOUND DEAD IN BED.
Clarence W. O'Malley Was Well-Known
Woodsville Man.
scrao-Ui- i t Mm
J he court refused to expunge me, of his wife to the bed. She annearej ; Y '""!"" l" I"'.
tpitimaiiv , ' ' . aoie io visit me piace occasionally, no
After that the defense began the in- J0" VL V,n fr ffow momPntj- said, b-t the loiterer, continued to use
-iiier inai iue uuenae hut with the return of consciousness .;t. . . ' , ... .
troduction of testimony, calling F. A ' ,. r()mniincd of nnins in her head ,hp WB,lt,nB roonls at -Bill and that in
Walker, a civil engineer, to the .tand.V I ecC
He testified as to locations and bounda- Q jjM aZ he hastened pSnV' Condition were more a-gravat-
ries of the Nicholas and Langdo,, mead- f ? , " nhvs ician ! t"r,1.v niKllts- -ltho,.Kh the ata-
ow and the location of certain tract -.i- i i .-x i tion was used as a loafers' haven
u mm the land L ,)r' 'h ) ' S'X ' V '"throughout the week, he said.
Mtc rnev Tmey said it was the intn- the W0Um "'L'1 "T1 the ?'omfn fr i Postmaster Risbee gave an account
tion of the defenae to alww that wtant ' r7-V0U' ,hock- h.s morning her con- f perinrmmeH to bs(l(,n at ihe wxt
uon oi ine oiunsc to snow mat it nam ,)ltl0 was somewhat improved .although . ,,,. T, , .... . ..
land which is now and has been for years ' ,, .u uiln in n;,irnl,l li- ! federal building. He ssid be was the
occupied by railroad tracks and sidings 'Mewart snvs she wi reoover. e also i custodian of the postnfhne. but without
is ami nas neen taxea oy me cuy ui !ovnrps4(,j a ,h,ht fhis foreiioon s
Woodsville. K. H., March 10. About 7 I Montpelier. About 825 feet of siding i'w'h,-ther the wound wai nmde bv a knife
o'clock yesterday morning, Clarence W. j involved in this point, w hich is import-Ma or a heavy blow. The 'cut w;is
w.Maney. ageu 4 years, was discovered a "t Horn tne standpoint ot tne road asifairj cit,nll- he stated
dead in his bed by George Emery, with -the statute particularly says that land jjj? i,Pciair notitie
wnuin no roomeu. .Meuical assistance ; used tor railroad purposes or onsiness
was at once summoned, who thought shall not be subject to local taxation.
mat .Mr. u.Malley had been dead for at
Colonel Riley of the Company Arrived
in Town To-day.
Colonel William Franklin Riley,
special representative of the Slieehan
English opera company, which comes to
the opera house for one performance of
II lrovatore' next luesdav, .March
MONTPELIER REALTY COMPANY.
Union Block
Co. Holds
Meeting.
Its Annual
least two hours. I he cause of death
was attributed to heart failure, as the
deceased was subject to valvular heart
trouble.
Mr. O'Malley was the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Owen O'Malley and was born in
Newbury. Vt. In 1H)0 he united in mar
riage with Nettie Bryan of Laconia, who
witn two children survive him.
DEFEATED BY ONE VOTE.
Proposition to Bond St. Albans for Sewer
Disposal Plant.
St. Albans, March 10. At the ad
journed city meeting last evening for
the purpose of voting on the issuing of
He was , bonds for an amount not to exceed ra,-
notified the state's at
torney and the chief of police yester
day and it is understood that an inves
tiiration has been set on foot. Accord-
compensation and he did not consider
it his d"tv to patrol the building as a
police officer wot' Id. When violations
occur, he continued, it was his duty to
not'fv the department of justice nut
a detail of detectives or the t'nited
States army mieht be expected in reply
if order could net be restored in any
other way. Mr, Hisbee wns loath to lay
w ill be taken to Laconia for burial.
The Cnion Block company of Mont
pelier held its annual meeting yesterday
afternoon and elected the following di
rectors: F. M. rrv. E. H. Deavitt. K
-.. arntru in mis cuy mis morning ana , . ., - - - ,; - ,,- V, ,,, '
ttor a infanra with M.n.,,. 11..1.... A. Dwinell. A. G. Katon. H. C. GlertMon
of th. loeal theater vro ,i i,;mutf nd L. I). Taft. At a subsenuent meet-
greatly pleased with the outlook for his I ,n S?fthe t'- """T ert ',"""'n
attraction. The advance sale of sea's ' follows: President, h. H. Deavitt;
has exceeded all expectations and clear- presulent. F. M. Corrv; treasurer. A.
ly demonstrates that the reputation of
this famous organization has preceded it.
Present indications are such that with
out doubt the engagement of the Shee
han English opera company in this citv
will prove the most brilliant society
event of the theatrical season. Not only
fiom this city but from every nearby
town orders are coming in on every mail.
and the management urge all of its pa
trons, who desire to see this attraction
to make their reservations as early
But In One Bennington Ward Socialists
Polled Heavy Vote.
Bennington, March in. The ticket
nominated at the citizens' caucus was
elected at the annual village meeting
yesterday. The Socialists in ward 7
i polled lHtl votes to 21(1 for the citizens'
candidate, but otherwise the regular
ticket won by large majorities.
The officers are: I). A. Ward, presi
dent: William P. Hogan, clerk; Charles
H. Dewey, treasurer; C. A. Matirer. cor-
luiro 4 mo a t titrnar T I I . 1 .
It w. voted to a ...tWiae .the director, y yiUK:'
to proceed -.th the construction of a ,.rti u-. . MverS- ,dito;.; . T.hn
modern building on the Rialto bridge ; Morri r, ,n,stN. in m.r, , ,
!te on State street if such action be , Mc(;rn. trustee in ward 7: F It r-r-I
ver. water commissioner in wan! 2; Fred !
painter and decorator htr nmf.lni, . (100 for construct imr a sewstre disnosil
and had made his home in this place for plant, the resolution was 'reduced to .$4.5.
abotit two years. Ho was a member ' ,KKI and was voted down. 44 to 43. May
of the Baptist church and past noble ' or S. C. Greene presided. J. C. Kenner.
grand of the I. O. ). F. lodge here, where j eity civil engineer, told of the plan of
ne was an active worker. The remains; the proposed filtration plant. A discus
sion was held at some length by the Rev.
D. J. O'Sullivan, I. T. Roeman. Sevmour
H. Wood. L. L. C. Best. Elmer II. Wheel
er and others. The meeting was held to
consider thia matter because of the con
dition of Stevens brook, where the sew
age of the city is deposited. Boston milk
anj produce dealers object to the pas
turing of cows on land adjacent. It
was thought that the only thing to do
was to have a filtration plant.
CITIZENS' TICKET WON
ing to statements mane oy memoers o. h , t f,ofr of f)p po.
the LeClair family, entrant to the sec-, , , m MM t t
ond story chamber where Mrs. LeCla.r ; , pf fpw of
s ept must have been gained throud. rff l . M fc t, Jc(i d of.
the window, which was partially open ,
the night of the alleged assault. The) ""J.' ... . i,m;i:at..j tu;
WIIIIKln Jlllliu, ine nneii, I?. euri-."l ;
with marks of some instrument used to j
pry it further up. The as-ailant. they
add. left few other signs that would lea l
to his discovery or establish his iden-
titj".
DEATH OF CHARLES LAND0N
(i. Eaton; secretary, F. E. Gleason; au
ditor. E. M. Harvey.
deemed w ise.
SUTHERLAND LAWRENCE.
Barre Man and Montpelier Woman Are
United in Marriage.
Ernest E. Sutherland of 2S Pearl
Occurred Yesterday Afternoon Follow
ing Long Period of 111 Health.
The death of Charles I.andon occurred
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Brad
lev, 20K South Main street, yesterday
he had witnessed St the new b"i'l;nj
'ince it was first occupied as n postoffice.
He couliln t bring himself to believe thnt
the lobby was intended ss nn asylum
for mischief makers and others, nor
could he condone acts of malice, as for
instance. Rwinginir the revolviitp lrwr
incessantly, besmearing1 the murble wain-,
eoting with ink end numberless other
little acts of deliberate maliciousness.
Air. Bisbce paid be hated to appenr in
the role of a hard-hearted man. but he
was nevertheless in favor of surprising
a few of the offenders and making tln-.it
suffer the penalty for their abuse of
In the course of hi remar.M,
nftiarnoon at 4 o'clock after a lonir pe
i-i.vt nf til hen 1th Mr. 1-nndon Ifmn ta ; privilege.
decline in health early last July, al- Mr. Bisbee referred to other pernetra
though his condition did not become se
rious until twelve weeks ago. He leaves
no near relatives. Mrs. Bradley, with
tions around the city, including the de
struction of shrubbery on Currier park.
In the absence of the president, lton-r
whom he resided. Jesse A. Oreen-Iit of ! . l-dd spoke Tor tne noara oi ira-ie.
Barre and (Ieorge Greenslit of Warren, ! He called to mind the fact that the or-
cousin. survive, together with an aunt. ! gamzatum had long sougnt Tor just eucli
Mrs. M. E. Holden of Itwell. Mass. : puorc uiimy s ine iinum cnm,in
P0UCE ARE ACTIVE
But the Eaton Inquest Was Postponed
Till Tomorrow.
possible a it is almost a rcrtaintv that i .... ...
hundred, will be disappointed and ImaMe ;w'",1I- f"- Ma,rth 19 "The stale
to secure seats. I 'al officers, who are investigat-
Colonel Riley, who in point of serv ice i ' ' nr. eircumst.m-e surroun.ling tn
Mv account airainst him i inJi-.t.l : u ..I K tl.tri. i ; . seath of Rear Admiral .Weph Giles E.it
hy crosses. Neglect to do his work. Ur- j business to-dsv is very enthusiastic on 't'nued their activities toiay. i
dine at breakfast, a miIemeanor of) about the Sb-ehan Enflish opera cm- :! . ch ,h' lnl,"'t adjourned uh-
.: i t- .1 ... . Itil tomorrow All a rm still ,......
'" fir mm a cro-, impi;m. I psny mi season, lie MVS all pretio.i IV - ,. . , , ""'""" i k A i ,ri VM,,.i.r . t,.... ,,.l,,
many crosses Every Saturday niht Ki. ,T..rt- h.r- Wn lit Jot . "icative rrgsrdmg the leadmg po.nts of ! V 7.J .f,.er.n,,n atj.MontH.er.
- . . . . .- . i i - .' IV. Mu i. ... it ..: . ...
a'founi .a oalaiK-ea; sn.l every star to is the "wmpanv
ma rrrni i nam .or 11 rate oi oneiiniB neiore,
I.. Abbott, water commissioner in ward I.
Appropriations Sidewalks. 2Vt;
permanent roads. ?2.IXH; civic leag-.e.
i.'iOO; spraying shade trees. tlM; hand
foncerts, $4iKi; Board of Trade, ."MX.
had supplie-I in establishing a wait 1113
room. He thought the police had plenty
of authority to prevent mi-chief wher
ever it existed and to this rule he could
male 110 exception in the waiting roori
incident. He heartily concurred in Post-
INJURIES PROVED FATAL.
Mr. I.andon was born 111 North Dux
btirv lec. 20, IS.") I. The early veir
street and .Miss Jltliea Ijiwrence of of his life were spent in his native town
Montpelier were united in marriage at but latterly he had made his home in
the city clerk's office in the city build-: Red Oaks," Is. He came to Barre n
M....I..- mnrniiiff fr Sin t li,.r I a n.l i .-a r n ,r. ami tilt ilieP Tesiilpfl fieri-.
is a drauch'tsman at the Mutch A ( aider Praver services will b- held at 2W So-.th ; ! master BisW s plan for punching the
irranite offices in the Rowland building. : Main street Friday morning at o'chn k. : offenders. .Mr. I a!J believed the council
iMr. and Mrs. Sutherland, after a brief Rev. Dr. Chadhourne. act.nc pastor of , '" a nuiy to perTorm in 'P;ng -)'.
wwldine trip, are making their residence the Holding Methodist church. ifT.ci..t- , mov ism nere,er ' " "- ; -rci
at 2H Pearl street. ing. The remain will be taken at S tne general oeuei mat ins situation ..an
o'clock over the Centra! Vermont roll,1" serious vs.
to Ft Middlcl.orv. where the funers! j Arthur It. Buzzcll nmplained that
ill be held. The interment, will b; Fesrl street hsd ga ne.1 the name of
Mrs. Mary Emery Died Last Night at!made in the village cemeter at Et , ''vmg a. l"l ot no.vi.iim 1 i.km ai an
James E. Kilbeck of Richmond Was Hint
in Mill.
Richmond. March 10. James E. K 1-
L0NG RESIDENT OF MONTPELIER.
Age of 94 Years.
Mrs. Mary Emery, widow of John
Emery, died suddenly last night at the
home of her son, .lohn W. Emery, in
Mr. Emery had be n a
Miiiiileburv.
1 hour of the dav. He coU see no r"i-
1 4.n why such a thing should pee il':r.r
Will Meet To-night.
i to anv one street and he told ef oncj
having made rotr.r.Nitit to the pol.ee a-1-
The ev-utive hoard and joint com- tl:.irit c. He ha "t-n met with in
mittec of the Central I-ahor union, who strut tion to "kiik" the ffendJr hoi!M
ctnt per tar. Furthermore, if at aev tlie foremost
lime, be ;she to take a pleasure tr-.p 1 mg stave. That
or indulge in any form of pleasure 'Hit jtl i. eftort on
ef the ord.narv. he mut pay for any , i demonstrate! fr,.m the fa t that r
fro-- bal-ri'-d t lu account at tiJ
. tue .sry ririener iiosnitai at Unrim.-- .' rni, rnt i Aioniwiier lor many vear nave in nano tne oriranninc 01 ttoin- inrv continue to rn-ni. mt. iiiwi
mi.en Urger snd !tt .. ,h:. ton. where he wa taken Monday after and had rrachl the advance.1 aye 'of !4 en l i.H.n league, are rciestol ' he hsd "kick-!.- Some of the 01-
t.ut lite principal inclti.l j doerr into i '"'"C terribly injured whn throan vio-ivear. Her husband wa one f the t mot to-niKht i ein- lay I at 6:3-1 frndirg had ee!.
artist On the English nj- . . , ... . .. ' " "ell.ntlr aeain-t. thf 11. - 1 . 1; , n.n nf I.,ntt..;,.r .,,.1 ... L-k in Ih, rranitr cutter' r,.m! Mr H-.-,n ,ll not ihrt- V.
the public appreciate i "- . O a ,. !no.fl- tht he K.lr.,-- : .:. ... L-l In Iha. I,,,...., . Snmnini t.lrm k V.utnr. of immrtinrf M rr.nitt r s,nfinvl to 1 1, .,IinT
Is lilf .f t ''.s ort'sn rstl tt , .1. . 111. .1,1 nnt n.nm V '!n .- 1 . - -,.k .ll ...n.. lw.'.. t,,. an lt ...t. .4T, I. .11,. .!..
i ttallltr .ATaraiT I"--. - ' ,11.. ..j , . g m, , . . - r.-..", ...... m ..... ........ .-. - .... ........... ... ...... ... .... . ....... , . x. . ......
Mme rate.
;p'ity lou- hre preted them ima'i-!
th'r on the ent.ie prtwnt t.r. '
Fair to-nicht and Tknrday;
to-night; moSeTate Kttitherlv
on-
jeratioti wa perfornvd n- jt a found whom she litei Frank, and tn dauph- rxrix rwinhrr Iw in tt-ndan. Ale.tion all tip and 3wa the street stuol
w armer i impossible to do anything t save ;.i,tr. fVrtnide of t"hK-agi and Ir. Mary Ironi4-, ptei.leat; Gillwrt Phdlij-a, -1
i ind. Lfe. l.mery of New Votk. rrtatv. (Continued o thirj paf.)
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