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THE BARRE BMW TIME
VOL. XVII NO. 82.
liAKKE, VKHMONT, FRIDAY, JUNK 20, 1913.
riUCK, ONE CENT.
THREE RIOTS
IN ST. LOUIS
Attended Strike of the Bel
Telephone Operators
Last Night
DESTRUCTION OF
PROPERTY CONTINUES
Crowd of Girls and Sympa
thizers Attacked Some
Strikebreakers
St; Louis, June 20. Three riot calls
in connection with the local strike of
the Bell telephone' operators were sent
in last night. The destruction of tele
phone property continued and the com
pany has offered rewards of 230 ( for
the arrest of the vandals.
Personal - violation occurred about
midnight when two hundred striking
girls and their sympathizers attempted
to prevent strike-breaker from enter
ing taxicahs. The policemen and 'com
pany employes rushed the crowd and
one of the strikers was knocked down
and trampled.
200 TAXICAB DRIVERS
STRIKE IN BUFFALO
ENGINEER IS ACQUITTED
Caused Loss of 40 Lives on July 4 by!
Running Past Signals.
Hornell, X. V., June 20. William H.
Schroeder, engineer of the Delaware,
Lackawanna & Western railroad, was
acquitted last night of the charge of
manslaughter in connection wiui me
wreck at Coming. July 4, when 40 pas
sengers were killed. He was indicted
at the time but the indictment was
quashed on the recommendation of for
mer District Attorney Edwin C. Smith,
who was a candidate for surrogate. He
was re-indicted after W. II. Truesdale,
president of the railroad, had written
Governor Sulzer that the indictment had
been quashed as the result of a "po
litical bargain." '
The accident occurred shortly after
daybreak on the morning of July 4. A
freight train stalled at Gibson, two
miles east of Corning, held up passen
ger train No. fl, bearing extra roaches
of excursionists from Xew York to Buf
falo. .Signals were set against west
bound traffic a mile east of the stalled
trains. Schroeder, who was running a
fast merchandise express train, parsed
two sets of semaphoes, 3,(N)0 feet
opart, a flagman and a fusee and crash
ed into the rear of the psasenger train
at a rate of (10 miles an hour. Jlis train
tore through two day coaches and half
wav through a sleeping car.
i he prosecution endeavored to snow
that on the night of July 3 Schroeder
was intoxicated and that he did, not
liave sufficient sleep before taking hi
jus attorney in summing up i
CRIMSON TOOK
TWO CONTESTS
BARRE MAN KEEN SHOOTER.
Defeated Yale in Varsity
Four-Oared and Fresh
man Eight-Oared
RACES WERE ROWED
IN A DRIZZLE
hira yesterday stated that to prove the
charge of ma'iislaugher the allegation of
ntoxication had to he established, i his,
he claimed, had not been done.
There was no evidence to show that
the quashing of the original indictment
was the result of a "political bargain
although railroad witnesses testified to
activity in the political campaign. The
trial lasted nine days.
GENERAL GETAWAY PLANNED.
Harvard Had Lead of Five
Lengths in First and One
and a Half in Second Race
Not a Wheel Turned After Midnight
Last Night When Order to Strike
Was Issued.
Buffalo. X. Y., June 20. Two hun
dred taxicab drivers went on strike at
midnight for increased wages, uniform
hours and two days off each month.
After the strike order was issued, not
a taxicab or baggage truck turned a
wheel.
LAWRENCE STRIKE FUND.
Judge Consents to Report Matter to
Full Court.
Boston, June 20. Judge Braley of the
supreme court, after a hearing on the
adoption ot a final decree in the Uw
renee strike fund case yesterday, re
served decision, but consented to report
the matter to the full court, if so re
quested by counsel for the respondents,
.Joseph Bedard, William Yates, William
Trautman and Joseph Shaheen, thetrus-
tees.
The attorney general sought to have
the four respondents held personally re
sponsible for the $19,650, which, it is J
.alleged, was paid out of the tund for
purposes other than the relief to the
etrikers, the ostensible purpose of its
'collection.
Joseph E. Lynch, for the four strike
.leaders who acted as trustees, said that
the total amount raised for the benefit
of the strikers was for various purpose,
land that the master who examined the
case had been unable to determine what
;part was contributed for relief which
alone would constitute a public chari
table trust. Mr. Lynch also stated that
Yates and Trautman acted at times as
'chairman and bookkeeper, respectively
of the strike committee.
In tsking the matter under advise
iment, Judge Braley said that the burden
. :vu upon the respondents to show how
;much of the fund was contributed for
i general purposes and how much of it
. for relief. Cnless such a distinction
j was shown the respondents might be
charged witn the whole thing.
Big Gang of Criminal Insane Had Way
Cleared to Freedom from Bridgewater.
Bridgewater, Mass., June 20. What
the authorities believe to have been a
plot to effect wholesale delivery ofv crim
inal insane at the Bridgewater state
arm was discovered yesterday by Offi
cer Folsom of that institution.
As he approached the heavy door of
the 17-acre walled field where murder
ers, life prisoners and other desperate
insane criminals are allowed to farm,
Folsom discovered that the lock had been
broken and a stout oak bar which held
the two halves of the door together,
had been throw;n to one side.
Further investigation disclosed a lad
der concealed inside the lot benoath some
vines at the base of the 20-foot wall.
The" door, according to the theory of the
institution officials, was tampered with
bv friends of some of the prisoners.
NEARLY ELECTROCUTED.
Xew London, Conn., June 20. Har
vard was an easy winner in both the
varsity four-oared and freshman eight-
oared races with Yale to-day. In both
races the crimson oarsmen took the lead
early and maintained it to the em
The varsity four finished five lengths
ahead of its competitors, while the fresh
man crew had ft length and a half to
spare.
The contests were rowed in a nasty
rain and slow time resulted. The offi
cial time of the varsity race was: Har
vard. 11 niinutes and 32 seconds; Yale,
12 niinutes and 11 seconds. In the fresh
man race, the time was: Harvard, 10
minutes and 14 seconds; Yale, 10 min
utes and 4.) seconds. The course was
two miles in each instance.
Preliminary Victories for Harvard.
In the formal preliminary races yes
terday afternoon the Harvard freshman
four and the second varsity four each
succeeded in defeating its Yale rival in
impressive fashion. At . no time did
the Yale fours appear like winners and
were apparently lacking in Ubth form
and endurance.
The Harvard freshman quartet won
the first mile race by three lengths eas
ing up in five minutes and 30 seconds
Frank E. Adams Won State Champion'
hip at Springfield.
Springfield, June 20. The annual
meet of the Vermont trap shooters
league was concluded yesterday, after
one of the most successful meetings
in the history of the organization. The
last event of the second day, the final
100 birds for the individual shooting
ciianipion ot the state, was the most ex
citing event of the week. Much inter
est was manifested in its outcome and
lovers of clay pigeons assembled at the
local traps from various parts of the
state.
Frank E. Adams of Barre was the
successful shooter, winning the silver
fundi liowl, with a score of 03 out of
a possible 10(1 Hying birds. Adams
shooting was remarkable under the
windy conditions under which the shoot
ers were forced to contest. The Bane
man was trailed by Harry B. Moulton
of Montpelier, who broke 80 out of the
possible 100. Kov. Fr. C. L. Pontebriand
of Lyndonville took third honors with
88 breaks out of the 100. ' Moulton, who
took second honors, is a former' state
champion. Dr. Burr of Montpelier, who
won the championship last year, failed
to qualify among the first three high
scores, .....
The shooting of the Barre men was
not alone conspicuous in the "individual
event, but in the team shoot the Barre
men showed up to great advantage.
Two Barre shooters, B. A. Eastman and
Frank Adams, were members of the
Montpelier club team, which took hon
ors with a score of 221 out of a possible
250. The local club ran second in the
team event, with a score of 102.
Adams, the Barre man fell but one
bird short of equalling the general high
average ot shooting during the meet
Admin broke 355 pigeons during the
two days meet, while Harry Moulton
of Montpelier captured high honors.
Moulton's record was . S50 out of pos
sible 4H).
The champion for team competing
from outside ot the state was won bv
the Paleface aggregation of Boston with
a score of 223.
MANIAC SHOT
MANY PEOPLE
Ten Adults and Children
Were Hit by His
Bullets
HE
REFUSED
AN EXPLANATION
The Attack Was Committed
in a School at
Bremen ,
BRISTOL MAN PRESIDENT.
AT 100 MILES AN HOUR.
Auto Was Going When It Crashed Into a
Cart.
Ezreux. France, June 20. The Italian
automobilist Zuecarelh was killed out
right yesterday, and his mechanician
I Fanelli, wa mortally wounded while
they were trying out a machine for the
'French auto grand prix.in July.
The accident occurred at Marcilly, 15
miles from here. Zuccarelli was speed
'ing at 100 miles an hour, when a horse
and cart emerged from a sunken cross
iroad. The automobile drove right
through the obstruction, but was over
turned, pinning the occupants beneath.
Zuccarelli won the grand prix for light
automobiles at LeMane in September,
,11)12. He had only recently returned
from the United States.
TALK OF THE TOWN
H. F. Baldwin has gone to Lake Dun
more for the summer.
The granite cutters' journals for June
Jiave arrived and shop stewards can get
them at the office. Angus McDonald,
a-e.
Albert Freeman, who attends the Uni
versity of .Vermont medical college, ar
rived in the city to-day to pass the
summer vacation at his home.
Communications have been received
by Manager Lawton Witt of the God
iard seminary baseball team that the
proposed Brigham aeademy-Goddard
seminary game for the state champion
ship would have to lie called off owing
to the inability of the Brigham mana
ger to secure all his players. S-hool
at Rakersfield has closed and but one
member of the hall team resides in the
town
Joseph Laplant of Winooski Received
Heavy Electric Shock.
Winooski, June - 20. Joseph. Laplant,
the young man who narrowlv escape
electrocution yesterday, was reported as
resting comtortablv last evening at the
Fanny Allen hospital. His chances for
recovery are reported as good. He was
at work near the top of a pole on Wes
ton's farm near the lime kiln when the
wire upon which he was working came
in contact with a live one and he re
ceived About 2.300 volts. He clung to
the wire and pole for several minutes
before falling to the ground a distance
of about 25 feet. His face, hand and
neck were badlv burned. Ih. Hill was
summoned and the man was taken to
the hospital. His home is in Flatts-1
urg and he is employed here bv the
Burlington Light and Power company.
while the Blue crew finished 12 sec
onds later in a badly shaken condition.
When the varsity seconds met, the re
sult was an even more impressive vic
tory. Jumping into the. lead at the
very start the Crimson four lead easily
for the full mile, winning by five
lengths in five minutes and 27 seconds,
while Yale's four crossed the line in
five minutes and 47 seconds.
SEGEE CONVICTED
OF FALSE ENTRIES
Revere Assessor was Accused of Employ
ing Fictitious Names to
Transfer Property.
Boston, June 20. Samuel A. Seeee.
chairman of the board of assessors of
Kevere, was found guilty to-day of mak
ing false entries in tax valuation books.
The state' charged the defendant em- ,
ployed fictitious names to transfer prop
erty in which he bad an interest, so
that the real estate tax was not collect
ible. The defense claimed that Segee
was a victim of conspiracy to iniure
him before the public.
BAY STATE SOLONS
ABOUT READY TO QUIT
- J
Legislature Is Expected to Wind Up Its
Six Months Session To-day Al
though Several Important Mat
ters Remain to Be Settled.
Boston, June 20. The legislature is
expected to end the work o the 1013
session to-day after six months. Among
the important matters yet to be final
ly acted upon was a state tax bill pro
viding for a levy of $8,000,000. as com
pared with last year's $0.2i0,00.
Widspread interest also attached to
the fate of the so-called "nine-in-elev-
en hour bill regulating the hours ot
street railway employes. The House
already has passed the bill over Gov
ernor Fosa veto and it is scheduled to
come up in the Senate to-day.
The legislature to date has adopted
832 new acts and 138 resolves. Eight
Vermont Postmasters' League Go on Rec
ord as Favoring Pensions.
Rutland, June 20. The Vermont Post
masters' league ended its two davs' con
vention in this citv vesterdav. The
postmasters passed resolutions in favor
of placing postmasters who have reached
a certain age on a. retired list with pen
sious and urged legislation putting all
postal employes under civil service pro
tection. They also adopted resolutions
thanking the Rutland Business Men's as
sociation in whose rooms they met. and
thanking Postmaster George F. Pease
for entertainment. Another matter
urged was that membership in the league
be compulsory with third and fourth-
class postmasters.
The officers elected were as follows:
President, F. (J. Haskins. Bristol; vice
president, X. A. Dole,. Danville; secretary-treasurer,
C A. Bourn., Manchester;
executive committee, A. V. Davis, Marsb
field, nd E. W. Chase. Rochester. The
executive committee will decide on the
next meeting place. It will probably be
Bellows Falls.
VERMONT BEAT CHINESE.
After Being Far Behind, the Home Team
Made Great Batting Rally.
Burlington, June 20. After apparent
ly throwing the game away, the Univer
sity of Vermont came back with ter
rific batting rally and defeated the Chi
nese university of Hawaii yesterday aft
ernoon bv the score of 10 to 8. Jt was
a very fobselv plaved game, the Vcr-
monters making seven errors and the
visitors five. The summarv:
Vermont 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 4 10
Chinese ...0 1 3 0 2 1 0 0 2-9
Two-base hits Dutton, Kan Yen.
Three-bise hits - Flaherty. Foster. Home
runs Tredick. Akana. Sacrifice hits
Bremen, Germany, June 20. A school
teacher and two children were shot
dead, another teacher and three chil
dren were gravely injured and three
other children were slightly wounded
to-dav bv a former teacher named
Schmidt who, armed with six loaded re
volvers, entered a Catholic school and
started a fusilade among the class.
The man, who apparently was de
mented, was overcome and arrested by
people attracted to the scene of the
shooting. He refused an explanation
of his action.
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0F,'rREST
Spaulding Seniors Enter
tained Large Audience in
the Opera House
MANY TURNED AWAY
FOR LACK OF ROOM
ALEXAXDER M. HROWX
Third Honor, Spsuldinu High
68 WERE GRADUATED.
Class Day Exercises Were
Carried Out Very Successfully
BROUGHT DEATH TO 14.
Confusion of Orders Sent Two Electric
Cars Together.
Vallejo,' Cal., June 20. A confusion
of orders brought death to 14 persons
yesterday, when two electric trains met
head-on near here, running at high
sneed
Eleven were instantly killed and three joem, i-nanes ms; mnij
From Burlington High School To-day.
Prizes Awarded.
Burlington, June 20. The Burlington
high school graduated liH pupils to-day.
The Howard educational prizes were
awarded as follows: First, $25, to
Pearl Grandv of Burlington; second, El
la Gordon of South Burlington; third,
Harold Bregstein of Burlington. For
general high standing during the four
years, alumni prizes of $5 each were
given John Taggart, Ethelinda Rich and
Leonard Tims, all of Burlington.
The class day exercises were held
vesterdav on the lawn near the school.
Last night the alumni association held
its annual meeting with a large atten
dance. The following officers were elected:
President, Levi P. Smith; vice-presi-
Miss
died within a short time. Three of the
30 injured are perhaps fatally hurt,
Nearly all were local residents
BEGINS SENTENCE.
laws have gone on the statute books j lung. Mark. En Sue. Stolen bases S.
despite the objection of Governor Foss
and twelve were allowed to become law
without his signature.
ALLEGED FORGER ARRESTED.
HAD REMARKABLE ESCAPE.
n..,! a Vt n : a - , , -r,.
nuuanu fian jteceivea wore vous man i
Required for Electrocution.
Rutland, June 20. Waldo Weinle,
married, a lineman employed by the
Rutland Railway, Light A Power Co.,
received a shock of 2,300 volts of elec
tricity through his body while at work
yesterday, and although that voltage is
more than is used in electrocutions at
prisons, he survived and it is said that
he will live, although he has severe
burns.
Mr. Weinle was on top of a pole near
the plant of the Rutland Manufacturing
o. when, in reaching tor a wire, his
left arm came accidentally in contact
with the heavily charged one. His body
straightened out over an arm of the
pole from the terrible shock, which near-
rendered him unconscious. A safety
strap saved him from a 20-foot fall.
Fellow workmen soon reached his side
and be was lowered to the ground by
means of a rope, after cutting the wire.
He showed great gTit in asisting the
others to restore respiration and al
though very ink managed to remain on
bis feet while two linemen walked him
Charles York of Barnet Was Taken In
Concord, N. H.
Concord, X. H.. June 20. Charles
York of Barnet, Vt., who was wanted
at St. Johnsbury, Vt., for the forgery
of two checks,, was arrested here by
Sergeant Wallace and Officer Silva yes
terday. The arrest was brought about
bv a request from High Sheriff W. H.
Worthen made to Marshal Kimball re
cently to locate the man. York on
coming to Concord secured work from
(ieorge L. Theobald, and it was while
engaged in drawing stone from a quar
ry on Rattlesnake hill that he was
taken by the officers. . He wa brought
to the police station and was taken
back to St. Johnshurv on the noon
train by Sheriff Worthen.
Berry, Mavforth, J. Berry 2. Mark
Akana, Kan Yen, Lai 2. First base on
balls Off Gallagher 4, off Foster 2. First
base on errors Vermont 4, Chinese 5.
Left on bases Vermont 7. Chinese 5.
Struck out By Oillagher 7, by Foster
8. Double plav Tredick to Dutton.
Passed ball Mark. Hit by pitched ball
rung. 1 line I hr. so m. I in pi
O'Brien.
MRS. BLANCHE LENA JILLS0N.
SEVERAL WITNESSES FOR DEFENSE
about, usipg the usual method to revive
It would I useless for the man-! a near-elect rociited person. The sleeve
aper to attempt to assemble the team. f his left arm was hurled off.
Last evening at the home of Mr. and H- H. Obhardt. nnhcd the man
Mrs. Herman Davis of Washington j to the Rutland hospital in his automo
atreet. about twenty friends of Miss ' Weinle's little finger on the left
IXellie Alexander congregate,! to tender j hand was so hadly burned thst ampiita
bcr a linen shower in honor of her ap'
'proaching marriage with Harler J.
Houghton, which is to take place on
Wednesday, June 2-. Mis Alexan
der was the recipient of many valua
'W and ueful rtiles of linen. The
evening mswI in a social manner.
irefreshments In-ing served later. The!
psrty hroke up- wishing Miss Alexan
der happiness and bet ishe.
tion was neeesjrv. He alo has deep
burns on his chest and left arm.
Will Try to Prove Priie Fight Victim
was Not Killed by Blow to Jaw.
Calgary. Alberta, June 20. Tha testi
mony of persons active in the promotion
of the prize fight, whioh resulted in the
death of Luther McCarthy in the Burns
arena here May 24, was continued when
the trial of Arthur relky, charged with
manslaughter, was resumed to-day. Six
witnesses remained to testify, while sev
eral medical experts are ready to appear
in behalf of the defense, in an effort
to show that McCarty was not killed by
a blow to the jaw, as contended by the
prosecution.
Died at Montpelier and Funeral Will be
Held Sunday.
Mrs. Blanche 1-na Jillson. wife of
Harry Jillson of Montpelier, died in the
home of her half-sister, .Mrs. J. . Tay
lor in that city this morning at 4:40
o'clock after a long illness with Bright's
disease, complicated with heart trouble.
The funeral will be held from the Meth
odist church in Xorthtield Sunday after
noon at 2 o'clock.
Mrs. Jillson was born Dec. 21. 18K2,
and had lived practically all her life in
Xorthfleld. having gone, to . Montpelier
a few years ago. She was a memler of
the Rebekab lodge and of the Methodist
church at Xorthfleld.
Elmer Powers of Woodbury Retracted
Plea In Barre Court.
Elmer Powers of Woodbury went
down to Montpelier last night with
Deputy Sheriff A. M. Morrison. The
latter was supposed to come haclf alone,
for Powers was accompanied to jail,
where he is to serve a sentence of not
more than three months and three days
and not less than three months for fur
nishing intoxicating linuor illegally.
Powers' incarceration comes as the re
sult of a hearing held before Justice
of the Peace H. W. Scott in citv court
vesterdav afternoon, when he first en
tered a plea of not guilty.
Mate-s-Attornev J. Ward Carver -hart
a trio of witnessea to put on the stand
and it was on their testimony that
Powers was afterwards moved to with
draw his former plea and admit the of
fense. Mrs. Frank Curtis of Woodbury
testified that Powers had furnished her
husband with liquor. When called to
the stand a few moments later, Curtis
himself corroborated the testimony of
his spouse. William Daniels, also of
Woodbury, took the. witness chair for
the state, but he told but little that
tended to damage Powers' case.
The Woodbury man was arrested last
Saturday by Deputy Sheriff Morrison
on complaint to the court by State's
Attorney Carver. With two other resi
dents of the quarry town he was
brought to Barre and arraigned before
the justice. While his companions
waived examination. Powers asked for
a hearing. He appeartd in court yes
terday without counsel.
Later in the forenoon respondent Xo. 2
came over the hills from Woodbury in
the person of Daniel McLeay. Before
Justice Scott, Mclveay pleaded guilty to
a charge of furnishing illegally and was
sentenced to serve not less than three
months and not more than three months
and three days in the county jail. An
office took the man to Montpelier at
noon. McTsy was one of the trio which
Deputy Sheriff Morrison arrested at
Woodbury last Saturday. The state was
represented at the arraignment this fore
noon bv State'si Attorney Carver.
Mabel Soiithwick; treasurer, David V.
Howe: executive committee, Miss Moore,
Charles Black, Miss Marv Tanner and
William Kempter, the latter two of
whom are to serve for two years. The
following resolutions were presented by
a committee consisting of Roy D. Saw
yer, Charles Davis and B. Fletcher An
drews: 'Resolved by the Alumni association
of the Burlington high school: That
since all of its members have at some
time shared the benefits of education
in the Burliifgton high school system
of which Mr. Henry (). Wheeler has
been the head for a third of a century,
and therefore are his debtors, and since
most, if not all, of the members have
come in personal contact with him and
so are his friends, The Alumni associa
tion takes this occasion to congratulate
him on a noble service and to express
the grateful and appreciative affection
in which its members hold him.
BE FAITHFUL TO MOTTO
Was Rev. W. J. O'Sullivan's Final Word
to St. Michael's Graduates.
GRADUATION AT ST. ALBANS.
SIXTH CHILD BORN.
SENTENCES ALL SUSPENDED
Weather Forecast.
OrfM"! weather. probaWy hower
jlo-n ght or Saturday. Light to mod
erate auulii and southwest winds.
King and Queen of Spain Have a Son,
Bom Last Night.
Madrid. June 2. Queen Victoria tof
Spain gave birth to a son last night.
This is the sixth child born to Queen
Victoria, the fourth being stilllwirn.
King Alfonso and Victoria Ena. Prin-
ce of Battenlerg, were married Mav
31. 1!HM1.
la Case of 31 Silk Mill Workers at
Pater son, N. J.
Pteron. X. J . June 20. Thirty-one i
striking silk null worker, members tf
the Industrial Workers of the Wor'd.
who were eontirted recently of unlawful
aMwmblige, were sentenced to-day to
three mnntlis at hard labor in the munty
jiwi. i he sentence wre suspended sub
ject to good behfcVior.
Who Will Claim Them?
Letters uncalled for at the Barre post
office for the week ending June 19, were
as follows:
Alleged That Dog Was Collarless.
Allen A. Morris of 8 Spaulding street,
a pipeman employed by the Barre fire
department, was arrested Tuesday and
arraigned before Judge H. W. Scott in
city court on a c!.arge which alleged that
he'was guilty of keeping a dog without
a collar and untiggcd in a manner con
trary to the law. Morris entered a plea
of not guilty and the case against him
was continued until Tuesday, June 24.
when it is expected there will be a hear
ing. The respondent furnibed bail in
the sum of fcl. The pipeman was ar
rested by Deputy Sheriff (ieorge 1 Mor
ris on a complaint made by (iriiid Juror
Hugh H. Carpenter.
Death of Frank H. Higgins.
Rutland. June 20. Frank If. Higgins
A Class of 23 Received Diplomas Last
Evening.. . .
St. Albans, June .20. Twenty-three
young men and women received diplo
mas at the graduating exercises of the
St. Albans high school last evening. The
following awards for the Smith literary
prizes, for essays, were made: Senior
first prize,' divided between Miss Alice
Chvnoweth and Miss Alice Collins; sec
ond, Miss Elizabeth Hickok; junior fire
prize, Miss Louise ttreene; second. Miss
Zena Anderson; and third, Philip John
son. Prof. Raymond McFarhnd of Mid-
dtebury gave a very interesting and in
structive address to the class, his sub
ject being "The Making oft the Man."
Ihe program included: Essay, "The Spir
it of the Montenegrins and Their King,"
Miss Alice M. Chynoweth, (first honors! :
essay, "The History of St. Albans Acad
emy." Miss Mildred Best, (second hon
oi); presentation of diplomas, (Juy F.
Barker, president of the school board.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Parkyn Jackson gave
a pleasant reception yesterday after
noon to the senior class and lrof. and
Mrs. Raymond McFarland of Middlebury,
who are guests of Miss Alice B. ( hand
ler during their stay in the city.
CASE WAS THROWN OUT.
Josie Waters Had Sued for Damages
for Alleged Liquor Selling to Husband
Midilebnrv. June 2". In Addison
count v court veterdav the case of Jo-ie
Burlington, June 20, The graduating
exercises of St. Michael's college were
held yesterday afternoon before a large
gathering of priests and friends and rela
tives of the graduates. This, the ninth
commencement of the college, is particu
larly, worthy of notice as this is the
first one since the institution was grant
ed its charter as a college by the legisla
ture of the stnte of Vermont on Jan. 2M,
1013, and yesterday's three college grad
uates are the first to whom St. Mich
ael's college has granted the degree of
bachelor of arts. They are: Messrs. J.
Dovle, A. Charbomieau and P. Xolin.
the various essays, the recitation,
singing and music were greatly appre
ciated by all present. The speaker for
the occasion was Rev. W. J. O'Sullivan
of Montpelier, who very eloquently ad
dressed the graduates. Taking as his
theme "The M.ssiou of a Catholic Stu
dent in the Society of To-day," he spoke
of the great need society has of men of
faith and of Christian principles, and of
the courage and determination necessary
to carry them but. In this respect the
speaker especially referred to the actual
state of restivenew, to the lalse doc
trines and principles which are being
promulgated end are a menace and dan
ger to the homes, institutions and liber
ties of our country. 1 here is a call trom
church and state for recruits to enter
the ranks and do battle for iod. for re
ligion, for humanity. The sojourn of
the graduates in St. Michael's college
has been a time of preparation for their
mission, but now they are called to go
forth with determination and definite
purpose to fulfil the duties that await j
them and thus realize the object of their
dreams, prayers and education.
Before closing his addrs. Father
O'Sullivan made a few practical sugges
tions. First, the young men who are
now leaving St. Michael's college should,
as soon as convenient, oeeotne memners
of Catholic organizations, where they
will meet with kindred anil friends and
be protected against the pitfalls and
dangers of all sorts. Being men of edu
cation it is natural that in time thev
assume the leadership of such societies
for the betterment and uplift of their
fellowmen as citizens and as church
members.
Secondly, they should be faithful to
the practices of Christian life and con
duct which they acquired during their
life as students, because if these things
were necessary during the time of prep
aration they must be much more so in
the thick and strife of battle. Thirdly,
they must Is? men of prayer, since our
Redeemer has admonished us that with
out Him we can do nothing.
Finally, the speaker appealed 'to 'the
graduates to be faithful to the motto
which they have chosen: "In hoc sicno
vinces." "f-i this ign sbalt thou con-
and he loval to their alliance.
. "'" -11' ., ... . , ' i i r u - . ,iner ani he oval to their aiieanre.
for many years connected with the Ru - W aters v.. John 1 and Mary E. Burns. '
land ra.Wl m this city and in Ual- m which the plaintiff wanted $2isl dam- .
hngford. his native tow n ,, . prom- age, for l.qwour a lleged to have Wen K n( tw
inent memWr of order d,ed yesterday j sold to her husband at Hotel Logan j 1(P
afternoon at the Hotel IVardwell. Mr. I was brought to a conclusion, testimony
Higgins was born in Wallingford 40of the plaintiff and of her husband did
vears aco. He is survived by his wife. not prove a legal claim and at the re-
Mr. Higgins was emplryeJ in the local
office of the Rutland railroad. loiter
he acted as station mter at Walling-
Men H. Birnie. Henry L. Bsrker. L. ! ford and for a few years managed the
Baioiie, C. A. Carlson. Frank U Duvis
Vernon D. Carl-ton. Autton Kreiknon.
L. H.-LVand. Candida Monti. J. Mor
ris. -1. W. Xorri.
Women Eva Lebiance, Mri,
the
hotel in that place. He w a member
of Rutland lodge. No. 345. B. P. (. E..
ASSESSED FOR $112,000.
quest of L. C. Russell, the plaintiff's j
attorney, an order of non-suit was en- Mrs. Hetty Green's Name on Bellows
ifT- I Falls Tax List
The next court rse was that of ft.
Will. am StrinhH . Jonn M. Holler Bellows Fal's. June 2T The listers of
and triiee. the Rnt?and Railroad com- the town of Rockingham hsve filed the
Vermont Ws No. 1, Knights of Pyth-i ranv. The plaintiff claim about l3o abstrs.t of the tax li-t. The li-t shows
Krrfl. nl in. ritr and he m a i harL a1ar for work Hone here last 1 that Mrs. Ibttv (reen. who hoi is her
...
John member of various Masonic orders, in- season as superintendent f the con- permanent re-idence here, is aM-l on
eluding Cairo Temple I Mystic hrue. struct ion of the underpass. a valuation f I112.0U0.
Spaulding, 1013, held its class dir. ex
ercises in the opera house yesterday
afternoon before one of the largest
crowds in several years. The seating
capacity of both the auditorium and.
the gallery was taxed long before the
program started and by 2:30 people who
found standing room almost at a pre
mium were leaving the house. The exer
cises were of high order and the audi
ence was quick to applaud the partici
pants whenever slightest opportunity of
fered. The stage was never more artistically
arranged for a class day affair. The
setting was accomplished with the aid
of ferns and evergreens, while season
able flowers and colored crepe papers
were used elsewhere with harmonious ef
fect. Across the procenium was strung
the words; "Spaulding High School"' in
the school'colors of red and blue, while
along the background appeared the class
motto, "From school to the school of
life,' in the red and white of the academ
ic cluaa and the green and white of
the commercial division.
One of the noteworthy and novel fea
tures of the afternoon was the appear
ance of the senior class girls in charm
ing poplin sailor dresses, the academic
members wearing red ties, while the
commercial graduates-to-be wore green
ties. J he note ot simplicity w-ss not
lost on the audience and it may be pos
sible that many who are looking for
ward to the graduation of their children
in years to come were breathing the
hope that the sensible custom wrtuld be
continued.
Just before the exercises began, more
than 2(H) students of the high school
marched down the aisle to specially re
served seats at the front. Mis Joseph
ine Hovey, the instructor in music,
played the march from the stage, and
the student body was marshalled by
Nelson Brown of the 1014 idaas-First,
came the first-year clasa, followed In
turn by the upper classes and bringing
up with the seniors.
President Albert Rock of the commer
cial class presided at the occasion and
he announced the first number. "A Sum
mer Holiday," from "Iolanthe," (Ar
thur Sullivan) which was rendered with
spirit by the senior class chorus, con
sisting of 23 male and female voices,
with Miss Hester Gove as accompanist.
The first literary number waa the ad
dress of welcome bv Homer Charles
Sowles, who extended the felicitations
of the occasion to the undergraduates
and the assembly of visitors. He was
followed by Miss Eileen Belle Parks,
who read "an exceptionally interesting
class history, said by those who know,
to be an exhaustive and detailed account
of every move the class has made since
it left "the grades back in '09.
One of the well pointed and humor
ous numbers was the class will, as read
by Hugh Pierce Bern is. Mr. Bemia' care
ful provisions for the disposition of class
property were always amusing. Miss
Florence May Granger followed by deliv
ering the class ode with excellent spirit
and careful enunciation. The ode was
creditably put together. The next num
ber was a piano duet rendered in a
charming manner by Misses Gladys Mae
Suitor and Mary Lucy Tomaai. Misses
Suitor and Tomasi played the "Steeple
Chase" (Popp).
"Some Modern Explorers" was the sub
ject of a timely essay by Alexander Mid
dleton Brown, who was awarded third
honor for merit in scholarship. Mr.
rirown s contnmition to tne program was
the only one of its kind during the aft
ernoon and he delivered a well-conceived
essay without the use of manuscript.
His Voice waa distinctly audible in every
corner of the hall and his expression
quite as clear. The class prophecy was
delivered bv Miss Theresa. May. Duncan
for the commercials and Miss Hester
Gove for the academic class. Miss Dun
can's peep into the future careers of
her classmates brought lortn many
laugh and none the less amusing and
original were the crystal gazing efforts
of Miss Gove, who took her prophecies
from a string of snnll paper slip.
In behalf of the academic clas, James -Mclellan
Langlev presented Spaulding
w ith a sectional case of American Class
ics. The presentation was made in a
neat little three-minute speech. The
chssics are of the same binding? as a
set of English Classics presented to the
school by a preceding class. For the
commercials. (Jelsie Monti announced the
gift of a handsome plastic figure of the
Venus de Milo and Grecian pedestal,
which was exhibited on the stage. Mr.
Monti also made appropriate remarks In
connection with the presentation.
(ieorge Chandler Adie followed with
the address to the graduating class. Mr.
Adie recalled the part which the class of
"13 had played in the history of Spauld
ine. referred to its contribution to her
pnigressiveriess and closed with a few
well worded hints as to the conduct of
class memners aTter graduation. i ne
afternoon's ex.ercises were brought to a
finrsh when the senior chorus sang "A
June Song' (P. Rucolossi, arranged by
A. B. Mitchelll.
150 S. II. S. ALUMNI
ATTENDED BANQUET
Association Voted to Increase Money Do
nated for Prises in Scholarship
ia the SchooL
The strict'y alumni features of Spauld
ing commencement were brougH to a
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