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rm IME VOL. XVII NO. 108. BARRE, VERMONT, TUESDAY, JULY 22, 1913. PRICE, ONE CENT. THE ADRIANOPLE NOT CAPTURED Report of Turkish Occupa tion Declared to Be False M ls CAVALRY FORCE SCARED OFFICIALS Who Fled Under Belief That Entire Army Was De scending on Place Sofia, July 22. The reported occupa tion of Adrianople by Turkish troops turn out to be false. It Mag spread by fugitive Bulgarian official from that city who, when they hpard that a re cotinoitering force of Turkiah cavalry . under Knver Bey had been seen in that vicinity, fled under the belief that "the entire Ottoman army was about to de scend on the place. Constantinople, July 22. In anticipa tion of the. re-occupation of Adrianople by Turkish troops. Hadji Adil Bey, for mer minister of the interior, has been appointed governor and leaves to-day for Adrianople to assume the post. NO COUNTER STROKE. SHIP OFFICER'S LIFE SAVED BY WOMANI UiYl-U HOME RULE Bulgarian Army Has No Plans for That Purpose. London, July 2. Any idea that the Bulgarian army is preparing for a coun terstroko is now quite abandoned. ' It has become known that in his anxiety to bring about peace, King Ferdinand appealed to the German emperor regard ing Roumania's action. The nature of the emperor's reply has not been dis closed. A semi-official dispatch from Sofia says that even should the Roumanians invade the capital, no resistance will be offered. The actual occupation of Adrianople has not vet been confirmed, lhe ad vance of the Turkish army on Adrian pie has been accompanied by consid erable skirmishing. The Turks are be lieved to be proceeding in three columns, one from Bulair, by way of Lzunkopi which has been occupied, and two from Tchatalja, by way of Babenski and Kirk Kilisseh, both of which places are also reported occupied. After Which He Proceeded to Shoot Several Mutineers in Crew of the Steamship, Comus. New Orleans, July 22. -Mutiny of 28 Chinese on the steamship, Lomus, ar riving yesterday from New York, re sulted in a panic among the passengers the probable fatal shooting of one of the mutineers, the wounding ot three others and slight injuries to First Urn cer M. L. Proctor of the Comus. Proctor probably owes his life to the bravery of Mrs. Florence Shaw, a titew ardess, who saved him from being thrown over the rail by the infuriated Chinese. The officer ordered all the Chinese to the hold, when the vessel was about 40 miles from Xew Orleans. The orientals protested the heat was too intense, When Proctor insisted, six of them rushed him to the rail. Then Mrs. Shaw appeared and battled her way among the Chinese, preventing them from throwing Proctor overboard. Proctor drew his revolver and began firing. Other members of the crew and several passengers rushed into the melee. rinallv the orientals were cowed by superior force and were sent to the hold. The most seriously injured man is shot through the lungs, probably fa tall v. The Chinese were being brought here to act as strikebreakers for the United Fruit company, whose seamen recently walked out. F.aeh is under $500 bond. Fearing some might try to escape as the Comus was coining up the river, the Chinese were ordered to the hold. SKIRTS CAUGHT FIRE FROM MOTORCYCLE NO DEMONSTRATION. HAD 25 GUESTS. Mrs. Wilson Gave an Afternoon Tea, Daughters Assisting. indsor, July Eli. At the - summer White House yesterday afternoon was given a tea at which Ho guests trom Windsor and Cornish were present. It was Mrs. Wilson's intent to pay some of her social debts to people in this lo cality who have shown a friendly spirit toward the presidents lamily since tney came to Harlakenden. Miss Kleanor Wilson had charge of the serving of refreshments and Miss Jessie assisted in the entertainment of the guests. The south side of Harlakenden house vas chosen for the event. The spot overlooks the Connecticut river and Ascutney mountain. VERMONT BUSINESS TROUBLES. 'Wallace H. Geddis, Brattleboro Merchant, Files in Bankruptcy. Rutland, July 22. Wallace It. Geddis of Brattleboro, a retail station, yester day filed a petition in bankruptcy with Clerk F. S. Piatt of the United States court. His liabilities are given as $8, 5fi3.49 and he has assets of $7,D(H.2o, vith $200 exempt. CALL ASQUITH TO BLAME. Placard Placed Near Burning Ifansion in England. London, July 22. The militant suf fragette squad last night burned to the ground a large unoccupied mansion at Terry Bar next Birmingham. I'laeards posted in the vicinity bore these words: "Asquith is to blame. Release Mrs. Pankhurst." TALK OF THE TOWN H. W. Yarnum of Jeffersonville is passing a few days in the city on busi ness. The condition of Harry Ford, who has been critically ill at his home on East fetreet, is somewhat improved to-day. William and Joseph Edwards, who have been visiting for the past month at. Shcrbrooke, P. Q., returned to the city to-day. Henry Wallace of Fitchbuig, Mass., arrived in the city last night for a few days' visit as the guest of John Mc Adams of North Main street. Donald Green ley and daughter, who have been passing a few weeks at their former home at LeitH, P. Q., were a vis , itors In the city to-day, returning to their home at Websterville. The town of Berlin has completed state road work on the Montpelier road, vhich has been under way for the past few months. In many points the roads have been considerably widened and a uniform grade established. With the widening of the road there was a change in the electric tracks, elimininating one dangerous curve. The stretch of road completed lies between the Clogston house and the Dodge farm. A very interesting game was staged at the Berlin street grounds late yes terday afternoon that drew a large crowd of spectators interested in junior baseball. Th Italian Independent club arrayed their full playing strength and cxme off the field victorious over the Red Sox by a score of 8 to 4. In the line-up of the Bed Sox team were sev eral members of the B. A. C. team. The features of the game were the fielding and hitting of F. Cardi and Boocia for the Polentas. The battery for the Rerf Pox team was J. Brown, the Barre Ath lrtic outfielder and pitcher, and N. Ton guiy. Clark and T. Tongoay comprised the battery of the winning team. Har old Xute acted as umpire and gave de cided satisfaction. On Arrival of Japanese Minister in Mex ico City. Mexico City, July 22. Japan through its charge of affairs here has suggested to the Huerta government that it will not sanction any demonstration upon the arrival here of the Japanese min ister, which might partake of an anti American . character. The charge said that at the same time his government was pleased with the manifestations of friendship. FELL ON DYNAMITE IN HIP POCKET Martin Funk, Aged 18, Fell in Playful Wrestling Bout With His Brother and Was Blown to Pieces. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., July 22. A stick of dynamite in the hip pocket of 18-year-old Martin Funk exploded and blew him to pieces when he fell during a playful wrestling match with his broth er, Rowland, who had one hand blown off by the explosion. The accident hap pened to-day jn a camp near German-town. To Settlers on United States National Forest Land WILL HAVE VOICE IN GOVERNMENT Secretary Houston Issued Order to That Effect To-day Washington, D. C, July 22. Home rule, in part, at least, for users of the national forests is the policy which has been adopted by Secretary of Agricul ture Houston. In an order issued to day, he granted to settlers and other users of government forest land th right to a voice in forest government. St. Louis Girl Was Probably Burned to Death in Wild Ride with Male Com . 'panion, Who Was Exhibit ing New Machiue. St. Louis, Mo., July 22. After seeing two other girls narrowly escape incinera tion on the same machine, Mrs. Minnie Damn mounted the motorcycle of Julius Schneider of Edwardsville, 111., and was probably burned fatally yesterday, when her skirt took lire from cycle's en gine. Excited by the third aeicdent of its kind within an hour, Schneider lost con trol of the machine: Through the main streets of the city it sped, with the woman in flames on the rear seat shriek ing in terror. At the bottom of a hill Schneider ran the machine against a ter race and attempted in vain to beat out the flames. Firemen came to the woman's rescue with a chemical tank. Every inch of her body below the waist, however, was seared by the flames. Her recovery is doubtful. Schneider was exhibiting his new machine to a party of girls and in vited them to ride. The skirts of the two who preceded Mrs. Dfira also took fire, but the blaze was speedily extin guished. ; ROADS INSIST ON-DEMAND That Their Grievances Re ceive Immediate Atten tion of Mediators STUMBLING BLOCK BEFORE SETTLEMENT Work of the Board Has Not Passed Preliminary Stages 4 3IEN MISSING AFTER FLOOR COLLAPSES SUICIDE NOTE IN BOTTLE. But There Is No Trace of Sender at Haverhill, Mass. Haverhill, Mass., July 22. James B. Crawford, who lives in Water street, turned over to the police last evening a half-pint bottle tied with a red hand kerchief, which he found floating in the Merrimack river near his home. The bottle contained a note signed "James McCarthy." The note read as follows: "l,owell, Mass: flood bve to this wicked world. Please give money found in my clothes to rnv brother, John. Dex ter street, Haverhill. The police investigated, but have been unable to find anyone missing in this city or Lowell, or any John McCarthy on Dexter street. Six Men Taken from Debris at Pittsburg Last Night and Sent to Hospitals for Treatment. Pittsburg, Pa., July 22. The fifth floor of Kaufman Brothers' department store; one of the largest in the city, col lapsed last night, carrying a number of workmen in the crash which ended in the basement. Six men were taken from the debris seriously hurt and sent to a hospital. Four others are reiwrted missing. An addition to the building is being erected. lhe accident occurred at nine o clock. For several hours afterwards it was re ported that, a large number of men had been killed. A roll call of employes, however, showed only four men unac counted for. Whether the missing men are in the debris is not known. MILFORD, N. H., WANTS TO HAVE VISIT ONE MAN KILLED BY OVERTURNED MOTOR And His Companion in Air Experiment at Chalons, France, Was Injured They Had Barely Started. Chalons, France, July 22. Another French military aviator was killed to day and his comrade was slightly in jured while experimenting with a new aeroplane at the army aerodrome, Mour melon, near here. Lieutenant Gabriel and Sapper Malarte had started their motor but one wheel ot the aeroplane caught in a rut and the machine turned over, the motor falling on top of the men, killing .Ma I arte. Of Delegates To National Convention of Retail Monument Dealers in Bos ton Next Month. Mil ford, X. If., July 22. Last night there was a meeting of the director o the Millard Board of Trade and plans were discussed for the entertainment of visiting granite men next month. The national convention of granite men takes place in Boston in August, and it is the expectation of the Milford men and the local association to bring here from Uoston several hundred dealers who will be at the Boston convention from all parts of the country. Most of the ex pected guests are western men. lhe granite manufacturers here want the local Board of Trade to arrange to entertain the visitors. They will re quire automobiles to take them to the quarries and points of interest and some other entertainment must be provided. Representatives of the Granite club went over the subject with the Board of Trade officers last night and final plans will be made within a few days. DEATH DUE TO VIOLENCE. Found in Autopsy on Body of Mrs. Ag nes Bluitt at Providence. Providence. R. I., July 22. Medical Examiner Yfilliam II. Magill, following an autopsy Vesterday upon the body of Mrs. Agnes Bluitt, declared she died from violence. William Tyler, a negro, aged forty-five years, is held by the police, as it is claimed he was the last person seen with the woman before she was found in a dying condition in the doorway at 14 Haskms street. Medical Exam iner Magill will ask that an inquest be held to determine the responsibility for the woman s death. The police received a call at 11 o'clock Saturday night to send the patrol to the house, winch is the borne of Mary Sawyer. The woman had every a linear ance of being intoxicated and she was taken to the station. Lieut. O'Xeil called Police Surgeon Griffin, who later ordered the woman s removal to the hot-pital." lo the police lieutenant Mrs. lawyer stated that she had gone out earlier the eveninir to do some shopping. Upon her return, the police say she told them, she discovered lyler and Mr. Bluitt in the doorway of the house. When the negro caught sight of Mrs. Sawyer he ran awav. Sirs. Bluitt came here from Dorchester, Mass.. recently and it was stated that her husband, Fred Bluitt, went to Xew London, Conn., to work. TO START MERGER SUIT. CAUSED BIG SENSATION. Liquor Raids Conducted at Canaan, N. H, Yesterday. Canaan, X. II., July 22. The biceest sensation of the year occurred here yes terday, when six persons were arrested for alleged illegal selling. A spotter has been in town for several days, work ing at having for prominent citizens and gathering evidence. County Solicitor Cummings arrived in town in the afternoon, when the papers were made, and High Sheriff Morray pro ceeded, with the assistance of Police Officer X. J. Hill, in making searchse and serving the papers, lhe following ar rests were made: Melvin Bradbury on two counts, one for common seller, and one for a specific sale; Ernest Carlson, furnishing, fined $2.5 and costs of $6.84; George Benjamin, furnishing, fined $."0, costs $5.0; Tony Satadeni, selling, fined $."0, costs $15.70. Dr. F. A. Bogardus, charged with issu ing a prescription contrary to law. pleaded not guilty. His case was con tinued. Dr. Charles Xewcomb, on the same chsrge, was fined $."0 and costs of $U2. Bradbury was fined $40 on the ffrst count and $10 on the second. Four kegs of beer were seized by the sheriff. The cases were brought before Judge Currier and all the defendants were un represented by counsel except Satadeni. NARROW ESCAPE WHEN INN BURNS Against Illinois Central and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroads. Jackson, Mine, July 22. Attorney General Boss A. Collins announced yes terday that he will file in Coahoma countv a suit in chancery court against the Illinois Central and Yazoo & Mis sissippi Valley railroads, alleging an un lawful merger and asking penalties ap proximately $50,000,000. . The attorney general said the suit would be vigorously prosecuted. It is known, that he has worked up much evi dence. Alleging infractions of the anti-trust laws in Mississippi-, the attorney gen eral's suit as prepared, seeks to oilst the Illinois Central from the state, would forfeit the charter and franchisee of the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley railwav and throw both into the hands of re ceivers. The suit also seeks to compel the Illinois Central to dispose of all stocks and bonds of the subsidiary road and to secure an absolute divorcement of interests. GIRLS JUMPED THROUGH WINDOW, And Escaped From Industrial School at Manchester, N. H., Last Night. Manchester, X. H., July 22. Three girls escaped from the industrial school lute yeterdy by jumping out of a first story window. 1 he girls are Josephine Burke, aged sixteen! J'earl Hazel Burke, aged four teen, both of Concord, and Rebecca Stre-h-tzky, aged sixteen, of Mam heter. When not observed in the later after noon thev lifted the window of the school room, raised a screen and jumped out, one after another. Their absence was noted a short time later and two officers of the institution went in pursuit. When the officers were within a quarter of a mile of the girh on the road to Hooksett, a taxicab came along and the girls prevailed upon the driver to give them a ride, saving they were going to the convent. T"hey were driven to Thompson's corner when they got out and struck out in the direction of the convent. They have not been seen since. The girls wore light blue dresses. BRATTLEBORO MAN WINS. GOV. P0THIER HOPEFUL. Several Guests Were in Dancing Pavilion Where Blaze Started. Sharon, Mass.. July 22. Ten guests and a number of employes had narrow escapes when the Tudor Motor Club inn was destroyed bv fire late last night. The blaze originated in the dancing pa vilion trom an unknown cause. The loss is estimated at $25,000. Fred H. Gardner, of Boston owned the build ing. ' That Grand Trunk Extension Into Rhode Island Will Be Built. Providence, R. L, July 22. Gov. Aram J. Pothier still holds to the belief that the Grand Trunk will eventually build the Southern New England railway be tween here and Palmer, Mass., upon which work has been indefinitely sus pended. In an interview yesterday the governor said: "I still have hopes that the Grand Trunk will come to this state and will be a factor in the improvement of our harbor facilities and I believe the pres ent situation, so far as the Xew Haven road is concerned, will hasten this." Speaking of the changes in the Xew Haven road management. Gov. l'othier said: "I believe that the steam roads and the trollev lines should be operated in dependently of each other. The opera tion of the Xew Haven road and the Boston & Maine should be separate and it will be a good thing for Xew England when they are." Harris Figures in One of Best Tennis Matches at Omaha. Omaha, Xeb., July 22. The prelimi nary, the first round and part of the second were played off in the fourth na .tionwl clay court tennis tournament, which opened at the Omaha Field club yesterday. Ninety-six players entered from all parts of the country.. The best matches in the first round were: F. II. Harris, Brattleboro, Vt beat Robert McCague, Omaha, It 0. ft 0, Merrill Hal. Xew York, beat R. Williams, Omaha, 01, II 1. Roland Hoerr, St. Louis, beat L. Klebba. Long Inland City. O, (J 1. The most interesting match in the second round resulted: Roland Hoerr, St. Louis, beat R. Powell, Omaha, o2, 03. DIED OF BULLET WOUND. PRES. HUERTA CONGRATULATED. Upon the Progress of His Administration in Mexico. Mexico City, July 22. Wire commu nication in a roundabout way has been established between Laredo and the cap ital. The firt telegram in many months from Laredo wa received late last night, being sent out by citizens there, con gratulating President Huerta upon the j'logress of his administration. Received in Game of "Slap Hands," Played at Bridgeport, Conn. Bridgeport, Conn., July 22. Frank Ghuiro, 31 years old, died at a local hospital yestedray from a bullet wound in the abdomen, received Sunday night in a quarrel of a game of "morra." a kind of finger slapping game in which a number of young men, including sev eral brothers of Ghuiro, took part. Jt is alleged that one of the brothers fired the shot, but the police have noth ing definite on the subject. Ghuiro, even as he died, declined to give the authori ties- anv information. Thirteen persons, including the moth er, wife and two small sisters and two brothers of the dead man, were arrested pending investigation of the case. Xew i'ork, July 22. The demand of the eastern railroads that tlioir griev ances against the men should receive im mediate consideration wa- the chief stumbling block before the federal board of mediation and conciliation to-day m its effort to harmonize the railroad man agers and tehir conductors and train men. The board this morning received a committee of twelve representing the two labor organizations, and it is be lieved informed them that the managers at a final conference last night with the mediators refuged to withdraw their de mand. The work of the mediators apparently has not yet passed the preliminary stage, and it may be several days be'ore they attain any definite renult. 1ST DAY'S CONFERENCE BROUGHT NO RESULT Conditions in Railroad Labor War De clared Last Night to Be Unchanged. The Position of the Erie Road Equipment. Xew York, July 22. The first day of conference between the federal media tion board and the two parties to the controversy, , involving a threatened strike of 80,000 trainmen and conductors against the eastern railroads, closed with the official' announcement last night that there was no change in the situa tion. Judge William L, Chambers chairman of the conciliation body, said the mediators were "more hopeful,' however. The mediators say they be lieve that within a few days the roads may be induced to consent to have only the employes wage demand arbitrated I'nder this plan the roads' grievances would be arbitrated at a later time. The stand taken by the Erie road was chiefly discussed at the meeting be tween the board and the trainmen's committee, it was learned last night. The Erie withdrew its representation in the conference committee of managers last week, declaring it could not afford to raise wages and would not abide by anv agreement reached between roads and men. V. G. Lee, president of the Brother' hood of Railroad Trainmen, explained the Erie s position and advised the me diators to confer with the Erie's officials and induce them, if they could, to re turn to the managers' committee. A program bearing on the Erie's case was adopted as follows: The federal board will ask the Erie officials to Tcturn to the conference. If thev decline to do this the mediators will as if they will agree to it, and stand by whatever awards the arbitration board may make, if demands reach that board. If the Erie officials Bay they will neither return to the conference nor abide bv awards, the mediators will re- iiort back to the trainmen's committee, with the result, the employee made known to Judge Chambers, that the Erie will face a strike at once. AUTOS COLLIDED . ON STREET CORNER Both Vehicles Damaged, but None of the Occupants of Either Was In jured Yesterday Afternoon. A Buick runabout, driven by William Hamlin for. the X. K. Telephone com pany, coming out of Patterson into Washington street yesterday afternoon, ran into a Cadillac touring car coming down W ashnigton street and driven by D. S. Davis of Xorthfield. In the Cad iliac car were four persons besides the driver, and a fellow workman was in the Buick runabout with Mr. Hamlin, ubt no one was injured in the collision, though the Cadillac car sutlered a bent front axle, a broken headlight,, a bent mud guard and several smaller breaks. The Buick had its headlights and ra,dia tor smashed. It is claimed the touring car was going slowly, while the runabout was proceeding rather last for taking a coi ner. Mr. Davis' car was taken to the garage for repairs. The Buick car was being used for trucking purposes by the X. E. Telephone company and is owned by the Drown garage, where it was also taken. a SECURED SMALL SUM BY FALSE STORY NO CHANGE IN SITUATION'. AUTO STRUCK BRIDGE. The Occupants Were Slightly Injured at Jackson, N. H. Jackon. X. IL, July 22.-Dr. E. J. Carlton of Osiipee, X. IL. was slightly injured ' yetcrday afternoon when his automobile got beyond the control of the chauffeur, M. C. Fall, and crashed into the side of the iron bridge spanning Wild Cat river here. Dr. Carlton was thrown against the windshield and cut by the glass, but was soon able to proceed to his home by train. The chauffeur escaped with a severe shaking up. while two other persons in the car, a Mr. and Mrs. Haught, were unhurt. Strikers at Ipswich Still Loyal to the I. W. W. Leaders. Ipswich, Mass., Julv 22. The local strike situation remains the same as last week, the I'olish and Greek strikers of the Ipswich mills still staying under the guidance of the I. W. W. organizers, in spite of the fact that it has been generally reported that in some instances they are disregarding the advice of the leaders. The I. W. W . leaders, however were not permitted to speak at the mass meetings in the church-yard. But out side of this, it cannot be seen that the eaders have lost anv of their control, though it is commonly reported that a break is about to come. Pingree, Grikstas and other speakers, including two women, who spoke at the mass meeting last week in violation of the town by-law governing public meet ings, have been summoned into court and will be tried Wednesday morning. A large number of new employes started work at the mills yesterday, coming here from out of town Sun day. The mill is rapidly filling up with new employes and work is going on in all the departments. It is for this rea son that the former employes who have been occupying the mill tenements are being evicted. There are not many va cant houses in Ipswich at the present time, and the mill must make some plans for housing their new operatives, the management declares. With regard to some of the sensa tional stories concerning the strike and the evictions, published in some of the Boston papers. Charles G. Hull, chair man of the board ot selectmen, said that The Globe had printed the true facts in regard to the strike. Young Man Representing Himself to Be Barre Granite Man Told Story in Westfield, Mass. A man representing himself to be 'Geo. F. Cook," head of the firm of Cook, Watkins & Co., and claiming 40 Maple avenue, Barre.. presented himself at a granite manufacturing plant in West field, Mass., a few davs ago. asking for assistance, claiming he. had been robbed on the train from Albany. The young man succeeded in getting $0, but the firm became a little suspicious after wards and wrote the facta to Cook, Watkins 4 Co. Word was sent to John F. Cook, head of the company, who resides at (1 East street, Barre, aud Mr. Cook is anxious to know who is representing him as his double. Granite people everywhere are warned against such a man. He is de scribed as being about 5 feet, 8 inches tall; weight about 150 pounds; wears brown serge suit, panama hat; is dark complexioned and has smooth face. DEATH OF YOUNG LADY. Miss Katie Maxwell Died Yesterday at Waterbury. Waterbury, July 22.-One of this town's choice young ladies, Miss Katie Maxwell, was called to her rest yester day afternoon, after a few months' ill ness with tubercular trouble. Miss Max well was born in Waitsfield, the daugh ter of Samuel and Sarah Maxwell, and was 21 years, nine months and 21 days old. She graduated from the- Waterbury high school in 11H2 and this past year had taught in the public schools, re signing her school at Shutesville last spring because of poor health. She went to I'ittsford for a time, but returned home to fight the disease and seemed better until a few days ago. Since then she has been very low. The deecased is survived by her mother, who in this beeravement mourns the decease ot four children, and also leaves one sis ter. Miss Marv Maxwell, and one broth er, Crawford Maxwell. There will be a prayer service at the house to-morrow at 10 a. m. and the body will be taken to Waitsfield for burial, the funeral to be held there in the .Methodist. Episcopal church, at 2 o clock in the afternoon. Kev. . r.. Douglass of the local Methodist Episco pal church will officiate. 35 CONVICTS WERE BURNED Prisoners Were Trapped in Convict Cage 1 PLACE LOCATED NEAR JACKSON, MISS. The Building Was an Old Fashioned Structure and It Caught Fire Jackson, Miss., July 22. Thirty-five negroes were burned to death at Oakley, twenty miles from this pluce, last night. The men w-ere prisoners at a convict farm and were trapped by flames on the second floor of an antiquated convict cage on the farm. While the flames rapidly ate away the old stairway leading to the second story, the prisoners tore frantically 'but vainly at the heavy bars over the jail windows. Their screams brought the guards and other prison officials, but the flames drove the rescuers back each time they attempted to liberate the negroes. The latter, one by one, fell back into the flames and perished. I here was no fire fighting apparatus at the farm and the lower floor of the building was filled w ith inflammable ma terial. The convicts all were worked in the cotton fields of the state farm and were housed in the cage at night. Among them were some desperate criminals serving long sentences. CITY OF ST. ALBANS WON ITS CASE In Matter of Assessment for Sewer, the Orators, Who Later Secured Injunc tion, Refusing to Pay Assessment. St. Albans, Julv 22. In the case of Clara Fisher et al vs. city of St. Albans, a decree has been entered by Willard W. Miles of Barton, chancellor, sustaining the defendant's demurrer and dismissing the bill with costs to the denfendant. It is not known whether the orators will appeal to suprme court. - The suit grew out of a South Main street sewer assessment. The orators refused to pay the assessment and the city moved to sell the land for satis faction of the levy. The orators enjoin ed further action by the city and at the March term of Franklin, county court the matter came up for hearing on the il ifendant's general demurrer to the orator's bill. M. H. Alexander was solicitor for the orators, (icorge M. Hogan and City At torney r. dialling tor the defendant. BARRE HORSE FIRST. DEATH AT WAITSFIELD. James Othar McAllister Was a Native of the Town. Waitsfield, Julv 22. The funeral of James Other McAllister, who died Fri day night, was held yesterday at his late home, with Masonic rites. Collins Blakeley of Montpelier reading the Ma sonic service. Kev. t. M. Redntone oth- iated. The bearers were four cousins of the deceased, D. H. Skinner, Chandler McAllister, Harvey McAllister and Roy Bragg. The funeral was well attended, about sixty Masons being present. In terment was in Irasville cemetery. Those from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. C. B. McAllister of Essex, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Carey of Montpelier, and James larey ot .New lork. Mr. .McAllister had been ill for more than a year with tubercular trouble and other diseases. He had suffered so long that until the last he did not realize his condition. He was born in Waitsfield Sept. 24, LSi6, and was the son of illiam ords worth and Elizabeth McAllister, tin Dec. 31, ISOfi, he married Lizzie Carey of Fayston. He is survived by his fa ther and mother; his wife, and one son, Harry. FIVE NEW PHARMACISTS. Weather Forecast. Fair to-night and Wedneday in Maine and Xew Ilamp.-hire; showers to-night or Wednesday in Vermont; light vari able winds. 8 JOINS SUFFRAGE BODY. Congressman Stevens of New Hampshire Aligns Himself. Washington, D. C, July 22. It was learned here yesterday that Congress man Raymond Stevens of the second New Hampshire district, has aligned himself with the cause, of "votes for women"' by becoming a member of the local Men's 1-eague for Woman Suf frage. This body has just been organ ized and is to be conducted along lines of similar leagues in lliiladelphia, Xew York and other citiea. As Result of State Board Examination at Montpelier July 9. . Announcement was made to-day by D. Davis of the Vermont state lMtard of pharmacy that five candidates have re ceived certificates as skilled pharmacists as the result of the eainination which was held at Montpelier on Julv 0. The names of the new pharmacists are as follows: V. L. Smith of Oneonta, X. Y., D. Pouquette of Hardwick, H. L. Wright of Morrisville, lyionel J. Mathe- son of Barre. and Guiseppe Guglielmino of Yonkers, X. Y. In addition to the above, certificates s assistant pharmacists were granted o the following: W. B. Shangraw of West Rutland, and Miss Nora X. Gobie I uuechee. lhe board cancelled n:ne certificates because of death or other causes. Betty Dean Won the 2:23 Race at Mont real Yesterday. y Montreal, July 22. In the 2:23 pace yesterday at Delorimier park, The Ideal Lady, handled by Romey Macey, was installed favorite, but was unsteady throughout and had to give way to Betty Dean, a $2 proposition in tickets that called for $70, The attendance was good as usual and weather and track condi tions ideal for good racing and fast time. . Some of the best racing of the meet ing" was witnessed yesterday, the time in the 2:10 pace being exceptionally fast. Kavak, the gray horse driven by Ed Martin and heavily played in the auc tions by the Xew Hampshire horsemen, had to lie content with third money. Manella sold for $0 in $50 cards and won as she pleased. Emma Hal repeated her victory of last week but was out to the Inst ounce to beat Helen C. who captured the open ing heat in a drive. 2:10 Class. Pacing Purse $400. 1 Manella. b m. by Austral (Powell) 1 1 1 Oiieerful Charles, b g. (Piece).... 2 2 5 Kavak, gr h, (Martin) 4 3 2 Heber (Belleville) 343 Rouses Point Boy. b g. (Daoust) 3 5 4 Time 2:0!y4, 2:00, 2:101-4. 2:1(1 Class, Pacing Purse $400. Emma Hal, b m, by Star Hal (Rathbun) 2 111 Helen C, ch m. (Pickle) 12 2 2 The Builder, b h, (Pierce) 0 4 3 3 Pinto, br g, (Martin) 4 0 4 4 Rella E., bay m, (Macev) 7 3dr Relta E., bm. (Macey) 7 3 dr Winie Pointer, b m. (Hutton) 3 dis Time 2:154. 2:13. 2:18. 2:13. 2:23 Class Pacing Purse $400. Betty Dean, ch m, by Aldeen (.-dayton) 1 1 1 The Moose, b g. (McEwan) 2 3 3 Alcandeen, br h. (Calkins) 3 2 4 T. C. S.. b g. (Pickle) 8 5 2 Pal Dillard, b g, (Page) 4 4 3 The Ideal Lady, m, (Macey) . . . .6 6dia Time 2:17Vi, 2:16'2, 2:15. ONE HAND LACERATED. Fred Blair Injured When Member Got Into Sanding Machine. Waterbury. July 22. Fred Blair of Crossett hill had "his. right hand quite badly hurt while working in the brick yard' here for the Yali-onrt company. In some way his hand was drawn into the sanding machine and eight bolts had to be sawed off before it could be extri cated. Mr. Blair did not lose conscious ness and was taken to the office of Dr. F. E. Steele, jr.. where it was dressed. It is thought Mr. B'air will riot be off duty for any great length of time. ATTACHMENT FOR $4,000. Put on Vermont Marble Co. la Suit for Alleged Negligence. Rutland. July 22. Property of the Vermont Marble Co. has been attached for $4,000 by Deputy Sheriff Henry R. Adams of this city as the result of a negligence case in Rutland county court, brought by Dominic L. Vecchia of West Rutland, a quarryman, through E. H. O'Brien as counsel. He suffered injury to his arm while moving a large block of marble at West Rutland on Dec. 23, 1!12. The allegation is that the tackle was faulty. Fred A. White of Winsted, Conn., has brought suit against the estate of Se raph L. Dawley of this city. This is i an appeal from the decision of the com- , misskiners in probste court. They al lowed a bill of Stf.OOO, presented by Mary Richardson for taking care of Mrs. Dawlev, and as an heir, Wliite claims that the bill is exorbitant. E. H. O'Brien is counsel for the plaintiff.