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THE BARRE DAILY TIMES, BARRE, VT., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1913. PLAN CAUCUS ON OWNERSHIP Democratic Leaders in the House Favor Burle son Project . MAY ACT AT THIS SESSION iliousness 13 Cured by HOOD'S PILLS 25c. ernnient ownership is still far off be cause of the fart that valuation of the properties would be a task entailing perhaps years of work. POLICE ABANDON SEARCH FOR GIRL Lewis Ready to Drop His Bill for Administra tion Measure Washington, Dec. 19. Government ownership of telephone and telegraph lines may be authorized by the pres ent session of Congress. Democratic leaders in the House admitted yester day that their legislative plans contem plate the introduction of a . measure framed -under Postmaster General Bur leson's direction and designed to reaffirm the existing law permitting the govern ment to acquire telegraph lines and also to obtain appropriations for their actual joperation. ' ' representative Lewis . of Maryland stated yesterday that he would with hold the introduction of his government ownership bill. The administration measure will probably be introduced "by request" by Chairman Moon of the House postoffice committee, and House leaders plan to submit the project to a Democratic caucus for consideration. 1 Postmaster General Burleson believes that existing statutes grant full author ity for government ownership of wires. Laws of 18K8 and 1902 confer practically confiscatory power, according to the be lief expressed in his annual report. All that is needed is an" appropriation to make them effective. Mr. Burleson and President Wilson have held a number of conferences on the subject. The president is understood to approve the general plan of govern ment ownership. The only question at issue is whether' it would be good pol itics to initiate it, at this time or to wait until after the next congressional elections are held. .The postmaster gen eral has told the president that, inas much as there exists at present a real surplus in his department the time will soon be ripe for one-cent postage. First Assistant Postmaster General Roper said yesterday that the report of a committee which for six months has been studying the government owner ship plan will be made public in a few days. "I feel that the English court deci sions holding that a telegram is a let ter and that the telephone to all intents and purposes is the telegraph will sus tain the government in any move for government ownership," Mr. Roper said. "We already have a law by which we can take over the telegraph lines. All we have to do then is to apply the Eng lish principle to get the telephone sys tem. "Thus far Congress has not asked us "for any suggestions, but the postmaster general's recommendation ,is the first step in getting Congress to seek this ownership. Representative Lewis will not introduce his ownership bill unless Chairman Moon and the postoffice com mittee want him to." Mr, Roper indicated further that gov- Are Not Satisfied With the Aid Given 1 Them by the McCann I Family. New York, Dec, 19. Police of New York and Brooklyn admitted absolute failure yesterday in their efforts to find some clue which would lead to the dis covery of Miss Jessie McCann, Brook lyn social worker, who has been miss ing for nearly two weeks. Active search for the girl has been abandoned by the polioe. The police are not entirely Batisnea with the aid given them by the McCann family. The girl's father and mother deny that any information has been withheld. GOVERNOR DEFIES LABOR! Ammons of Colorado Fears No Threat of Recall REFUSES TO DISMISS MILITARY OFFICERS Has Had No Proof That Their Acts Were Wrong Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 19. Search be gan yesterday through Milwaukee's hos- Lpitals and sanitariums for Miss Jessie McCann, missing ssevr lorK girl, iouow ing the receipt of information from C. C. Forbes, a Milwaukee road porter, that a woman whose description tallies with that of Miss McCann came to Milwaukee on his car a week ago. Forbes said the girl was alone and appeared to be ill. "She was dressed in a gray coat with red ruffles at the neck and waist," said Forbes, "and was accompanied to the station by two women, dressed in the garb of a Catholic sisterhood." DANCING IN THE STREETS. San Francisco Offers Substitute for Pub lic Halls Which Are Close. San Francisco, Dec. 19. Sponsored by the city, the first of a series of public street dances were scheduled for last night in one of the outlying districts. The city will furnish music, lights and police, the latter having been instructed to see that propcrdecorum is observed. The dance programme, which was to be gin at 8 o'clock and end at 11, included the tango and the "Boston dip. lhe second public street dance will be held Saturday night in another section of the city and the third of the series on New dear's eve in the down-town dis trict, when the public will dance the New Year in. The series will be tried as an experiment, the idea being to establish street dancing as a substitute for the public dance halls which were closed by the police commission three months ago. MAGISTRATE HELPS MOTORISTS. New York Judge Finds Method of Tim ing Speeders Inaccurate. New York, Dec. 19. Magistrate Ap pleton held court on a street corner Wednesday, tested the police method of timing motorists from a stationary post by stop watches and found it inaccurate. By this method the policeman starts his watch when the car crosses the center line of the street corner a block away and stops it when the car passes the cor ner where the timer has taken his stand and from this data estimates the speed per mile.. , . Afterv making the test the magistrate discharged an automobile ar rested for exceeding the speed limit. If the decision stands, the timing of auto mobiles suspected Of speeding will be left to cycle policemen who follow cars and take their speed from speedometers. Denver, Col., Dec. 19. Delegates to the state labor convention in session here to the number of several hundred started this morning to march to the Btate capitol to present to Governor Am mons their demands for abolition of the military commission in the Colorado strike tone and for the dismissal of cer tain militia officers objectionable to the labor element. The parade passed through the business section of the city. Characterizing the unions' demands as ridiculous and their claims as overdrawn, Governor E. M. Ammons has refused to dismiss ' Adjutant General John Chase and other military officers from service, order the release of military prisoners and abolish the military commission in the gone where coal miners are on strike. These demands are made upon the gov ernor by a committee from the allied trade unions' conventions. When the governor's stand was made known to the waiting delegates and they heard their committeemen say that the threat of recall petitions within live dayi had no effect upon the governor "Moth er" Mary Jones arose and exhorted her hearers to band themselves by "right eousness, march upon the state and fling defiance of the governor in his face." i The delegates voted to assemble yes terday for the march to the capitol in protest of the governor's conduct of the law enforcing agencies in the state dur ing the strike of coal miners in the southern Colorado fields. "There are no acts which have come to my knowledge either officially or unoffi cially of any misconduct on the part of the officers mentioned in the unions' res olution," said Governor Ammons yester day, "and not until the committee itself brought charges against these men had I heard anything of it. I told them to produce their proof and then I would listen to thera. They may secure their recall petition against me, but their threat td do so does not weaken ma in my determination to preserve law and order in the state. ARBITRATION TREATY SIGNED. the It Is Between This Country and Netherlands. Washington, Dec. 19. Secretary Hryan and Lhevelier Van Keppard, the Netherland minister, yesterday signed a treaty providing that any question between America and the Netherlands that cannot be settled by diplomacy shall be submitted for investigation to an international commission of five. The period of the investigation is fixed at one year although it may be short' ened. This is the first treaty between America and a European nation based upon fceeretary Bryan's plan. 1 THE LARGEST CIGAR STORE IN VERMONT 4 4 $ 4 4 4 s 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 MARTON'S 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 I 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 I 4 4 4 4 4. . 4 4 4 ' : v "Jllr I 1- c . .!..it"'; :M- f. ' j lis 1 Rill . . ;A ;'', i '-. "'s.'-,?V ' Why lRnv. Not Christmas Gifts for Men Cigars in Holiday Boxes All the leading brands and our manufacture in boxes of 10 to 100. We can give you a box of our popular Togo in a handsome holiday box for 50c, $1.00 and $1.75. We guarantee all our Cigars to be of the finest quality and purity. Our line of Ci gars is so large and complete that we were compelled to build a new show window to. display them. PIPES We have the largest and most complete line of Pipes in Vermont. We buy all of our Pipes direct from the largest Tipe manufacturers in the United States, and we also carry a large line of Imported Pipes. Briar Pipes : from 25c to $8.00 Meerschaum Pipes ....from $3.00 to $22.00 Calabash Pipes from 50c to $14.00 We guarantee every Pipe we sell not to burn out or crack. A full Line of Smokers' Supplies Meerschaum and Amber Cigar Holders, Cigar and Cigarette Cases, Metal and Leather; Rubber and Leather Tobacco Pouches; Fancy Tobacco in Glass and Brass Jars. Brass Smoking Stands. Visit this popular store and see this wonderful line of Smok ers' Articles. ' ' NOTE You have no doubt noticed the sign on my cigar store, "The Largest Cigar Store in Vermont." Well, that sign speaks the truth and in fact could just as truth fully read, "The Largest in the Whole New England States," but modesty compels me to confine my advertising within the borders of my own Btate. You who live here and see this sign every day do not realize what a tremendous line of Smokers' Articles is displayed before you to choose from. But visitors to this city are filled with wonder and surprise at this wonderful store. For ho matter where they come from they say they never saw a cigar store like it before, and this is one of the reasons why this i3 the place to buy a smokers'- gift. And remember, Christmas Day we give five fine Cigar to every man that comes into the store. GEO. M. MARRION, Depot Square He Wants? The time is here when you must decide what to get "him" for Christ mas. You're not an exception if you are puzzled in making the selection most folks are puzzled when they buy for men. But there's a way to avoid all that. Make up your mind to Buy for Men at a Man's Store r Most men like useful presents, and what is more useful than some thing to wear: We want to help you make the se lection because we know we have the things here that will please him. We mention a few: TRUNKS BAGS SUITCASES SMOKING JACKETS BATH ROBES UMBRELLAS GLOVES ' NECKWEAR HOSE COMBINATION SETS HANDKERCHIEFS Any article of dress is good. Come in to-day or to-morrow. Moore & Owens 1 ibiMlllilS I s I a a a 1 I a a a a 1 i a a i IS m m ri BARRE'S LEADING CLOTHIERS Barre, Vt. DECLARES HIS INDEPENDENCE Gov. Glynn Will Not Con- suit with -Tammany Leader NOR BE TAIL TO WILSON'S KITE RHODE ISLAND FACES DEFICIT. School Department in Many Cities Will Suffer. Trovidencp, R. I., Ikc. 19. The state is fncini? a deficit in its treasury, accord ing to State Treasurer Read. The school department in several cities and towns is likely to be financially embarrassed. The shortage is due to the many ap propriations made by the last legislature. But He'll Fight if Inter- fered with in His Appointments New York. Dee. 19. "I believe the state of New York is too big to be the tail of the national administration's kite or the annex of Tammany hall" declared Governor Glynn in a special in terview pulbished by the Evening Sun here yesterday, in which he said he can not be a "WilBon governor," would not be a "Murphy governor" and can only be a "Glvnu governor." "I hall not consult or attack Charles F. Murphy, but if he or anbody else attempts to interfere with my admin istration I shall light and in tne open," the governor declared. 'I do not think the way to ncip tne Democratic party in this state is to aet up a bargain counter in the executive chamber to dispose of public offices. I admire President Wilson and shall sup port his national administration as loy ally as I can. But I shall not aid Presi dent uson or Mayor-elect jHitcnei in any attempt to unseat Murphy, even if asked. Nor do I believe that the presi dent would expect me to, or that he will ask." Albany, N. Y, Dec. 10. Forty busi ness men already have signified tneir willingness to serve on Governor Glynn's commission of 25 to study the conduct of the state's business. The governor and William Church Osborne, chairman of the commission, will select 25 men, probably to-day, choosing men of differ ent political and business interest. Killed in Sawmill. Bridpeton, Me., Dec. 19. Leo Kimball was killed in a sawmill here yesterday. A board flew back and stmck bim in the forehead, crushing his skull. FOR NERVOUSNESS Nervousness comes from nerve exhaus tion, an unhealthy condition of the nerves of some part of the body, usually caused by lack of nerve nourishment. If you are nervous, you need a nerve food something to tone and strengthen your nerves. Rexall Olive Oil Emulsion is the ideal nerve-tood tonic, a real med icine for the nerves, a real builder of strength and health for the blood and every part of the system. It rs not a stimulant. It contains no alcohol or habit-forming drugs, as many so-called 'tonics" do that stimulate your heart and muscles for a short time after tak ing, only to leave you weaker and worse off than before. It is a real medicine, containing ingredients necessary to over come your weakness and nervousness, and give new strength and life and health to every part. 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In addition to unanimously adopting a resolution requesting the next legis lature to vote to submit the question to the people, an amendment was passed requiring the executive committee to re quest each nominee for the next legis lative body to state his position on the question and that his stand be given publicity within and without the grange. The grange, in a resolution unani mously placed its disapproval on the proposal of the state highway commis sion to expend the $2,000,000 bond is sue for good roads on trunk lines and urged that "business roads" be obtained first. DEAN THAYER CANNOT SERVE. Duties at Harvard Keep Him from Post on Supreme Court Bench. Boston, Dec. 19. Dean Thayer of the Harvard Law school cannot leave his du ties in Cambridge to accept Governor Fobs' appointment to the Massachusetts supreme court bench, he stated yester day. Profes. Roscoe Pound, who has been mentioned for the place, also declares he could not accept if appointed. An effort to get Dean Thayer to reconsider will be made. Let Us Help you With Your Christmas Shopping We were never so well prepared to show you suitable and useful articles for Christmas gifts as now. We have Fancy Rockers and Chairs in Oak and Mahogany, upholstered in Leather, from . $9.00 to $40.00. Willow Chairs in plain and upholstered at from $2.75 to $15.00 each. Ladies' Work Baskets; Ladies' Desks; Parlor and Library Tables ; Parlor Suites ; Rugs ; Art Squares, Brass Beds ; Princess Dressers, etc. In fact, we have everything you need for your home. TO THE LADIES . We have 1,000 Christmas Souvenirs, to be given away at our store to the ladies only. We want you to have one. A. W. BADGER & COMPANY Furnishing Undertakers and Embalmers IH BEST OK AMBULANCE SERVICE TELEPHONE 447-" '