VOL. XVII NO. 263.
HAIUiE; VERMONT, THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 1914.
PRICE, ONE CENT..
Dispersing Crowds Gathered
in St. Petersburg
Workingmen Declared Gen
eral Strike and March
St. Petersburg, Jan. 22. The police
to-day with drawn swords dispersed
crowds of . demonstrators observing the
anniversary of "bloody Sunday" on Jan
22, 10O5, when the troops massacred
many striking workingmen while they
were marching to Palace square to pre
Bent to the emperor a petition formulat
ing political and economic-demands.
The workingmen to-day declared l
peneral strike and with bands playing
.(they marched the streets singing revolu
tionitry songs until the police dispersed
them. Considerable damage is reported
to have been done bv the demonstrators;
a number of whom were arrested.
With Replies of United States in Con
nection With California Alien Land
Washington. D. C, Jan. 22. An ad
dress bv 15aron Nobuaki Makino, the
Japanese foreign minister, to the Parlia
ment'of Japan yesterday outlining the
Hiatus of negotiations over the I alitor'
fia alien land legislation, and declaring
that the Japanese government had "come
to see the necessity or considering some
other ways for solution of the question,"
because-the replies of the United .States
bad not been found satisfactory, was ca
bled from Tokio to the Japanese em
Tlie address, which was not comment
ed on in official circles, announced that
the third note of protest presented to
Secretary Bryan by Ambassador Ltnnrta
cm Ausr. 18 remained unanswered. It
also revealed the fact that the ambas
sador, under instructions from Tokio,
Baw President Wilson on March 5, the
day after the president's inauguration,
and .asked that he - make an effort to
atop the threatened legislation in Call'
fornia, which has since been enacted.
"The president," Baron Makino said,
"stated that, although the lederal gov
ernment could not interfere with rights
reserved to several states of the Union,
be would not hesitate to use the best
possible efforts so as to realize the wish
of the imperial government. On the 13th
of March the same assurance was elicit
ed by the ambassador from Mr. Bryan,
secretary of state."
The address then dealt chronologically
with the efforts of Baron Chinda, act
ing under instructions from Tokio, to
Jiave President Wilson and Mr. Bryan
bring about a solution of the problems
satisfactory to Japan. It cited the fruit
less endeavors of Mr. Wilson and Mr.
Bryan to have Governor Johnson of Calir
fomia change the text of the bill so that
it would not include the words "eligibil
ity to citizenship" and told of the visit
to California by Mr. Bryan.
On the passage of the bill, Baron Ma
kino said, the Japanese government,
through Baron Chinda, made its first
protest. When the bill was signed by
Governor Johnson, Mr. Bryan handed
Viscount Chinda a reply.
"The reply," the former minister con
tinued, "began by recording the fact
that efforts had been made to the full
est extent by the United States govern
ment to prevent the legislation, express
ing regret as to its final enactment, then
went on to state emphatically that the
enactment was purely the outcome of
economic questions, and further gave
counter arguments on various points
raised in our protest. But as the re
ply was not satisfactory to the imperial
government, the ambassador was in
structed, to address on the fourth of
June a second communication to the sec
retary of state in answer to the reply,
discussing in detail the point concerning
the violation of the treaty. On the 16th
of June, the secretary of state handed
to Viscount Chinda the rejoinder in
which counter arguments on various
points mentioned in the second commu
nication of the-imperial government were
given fully and in detail and some sug
gestions were mentioned as to the rem
edial measures concerning the legisla
tion. "The imperial government then pre
pared the third note of protest and
causiM the ambassador to present it on
the 18th of August to the Becretary of
State, which note remains unanswered.
"While the protests of the imperial
government, and the. replies of the
United States government relative to'
the land act of California are as have
been outlined, the details of which the
imperial government regret to be unable
to publish, the replies of the United
States government were not found sat
isfactory, and the imperial government
have come to see the necessity of con
sidering other ways for solution of the
question. However, to the regret of the
government, the time has not arrived for
report on the point."
As no way has been found out of this
position under existing conventions, it is
understood that the last Japanese prop
osition contemplates the making of a
new treaty, which might permanently
settle the issues between the two coun
tries by precisely donning the Japanese
in America and of Americans in Japan.
Such a treaty, of course, would have
to meet with the approval of the United
States Senate. No suggestion concern
ing a new convention has come from
either side, and officials here will not
venture a prediction as to which of the
governments will take the first step to
ward continuing, or re-opening the negotiations.
Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Bar
Harbor Train Wreck Last
September. ' '
New Haven, Conn., Jan. 22. Charles
II. Murray of Holyoke, Mass., flagman
of the ill-fated Bar Harbor express on
the New York, New Haven and Hartford
railroad, which was wrecked at Iorth
Haven last September, exacting a toll
of 21 lives, pleaacd guilty to man
slaughter in tho superior court late yes
terdav afternoon. Judge Milton A,
Shumway deferred Sentence until a later
In the early hours of morning, Sent. 2
1013, the Bar Harbor express, carrying
many passengers returning Jrom sum
mer vacations spent in pew juigiana
came to a stop in rortii Haven m
heavy fog. Following close behind the
train was the fast v lute Mountain ex
press. Murray was sent back to get sig
nals to protect his train. It was alleged
that he failed to take tho usual preeau
tions with the result that the White
Mountain train ploughed through the
Murray. Conductor Brace D. Adams Ot
the Bar Harbor tram and Engineer A. JJ.
Miller of the White Mountain were all
arrested later, charged with manslaugh
ter. Bonds of $5,000 each were fixed.
Two weeks ago Murray's bondsman,
Daniel Colwell of this city, surrendered
his bond. Smccvtwt time Murray has
been in the county jail. After Murray
had entered his plea State's Attorney A
A. Ailing asked the court to defer sen
tence, on the grounds that it should first
hear the evidence. The court agreed and
it is thought presentment of the facta
may be made to-day by the states at
torney and Murray's conusel.
The trials of Miller anil Adams nave
not yet started.
Five-masted Prescott Palmer Was Aban
doned During Storm .
Portland, Me., Jan. 22. The crew of
the missing five-masted schooner Pres
cott Palmer was picked up by a steam
er, which landed them at Bermuda to
day, according to a cablegram received
by the owners to-day. The schooner
was abandoned during a storm last week.
The cablegram was sent by ( aptain
George A. Carliste, master of the Palmer,
but it gave no further information.
The Prescott Palmer was north-bound.
The fleet was caught off Cape Cod in
the gale of Jan. 12. Her loss makes
the marine casualty list for the gale:
One steamer, seven schooners and one
barge. ' So far as known only one life
B. & M. REORGANIZATION.
Planned in Detail by Massachusetts Pub
lic Service Commission.
Boston, Jan. 22. The reorganization
of the Boston &. Maine railroad by the
consolidation of its leased lines and by
the issuance of bonds to an amount dou
ble that of the outstanding stock, in ac
cordance with a recent act of the legis-
ature, is recommended by the public
service commission in its annual report
given out yesterday. Should the rail
road take advantage of the act it could
issue bonds to an aggregate of $98,313,
821, which is double the amount of its
capital stock. The company has already
943,338,0(10 in bonds outstanding and a
new issue would make available a sum
of $54,975,821. .
The fact that the company has $27,-
000,000 in short time notes coming due
within a few months makes it an ap
propriate time in which to bring about
reorganization, in the opinion ot the
commissioners. Mien a reorganization
should be the result of agreements rath
er than through the compulsion of the
courts or the legislature.
A separation of the Boston & Maine
and the New Haven systems, with the
former retaining the Fitchburg Railroad
company, is also recommended.
BIG PROFIT ON BOND SALE.
State of New York Made $3,000,000 on
- $51,000,000 Block.
Albany, N. Y., Jan. 22. The state
realized a profit oT more than $3,100,000
a result ot the sale yesterday by
Comptroller Schmer of the $51,000,000
issue of four and a half per cent, gold
non-taxable state highway and canal
The entire issue was purchased by a
syndicate composed of Kuhn Loeb & Co.
nd V. A. Kead & to. of .New lork,
whose bid of $1000,077 was among the
lghest of the 467 receded. A few bids
for small allotments exceed the price of
ferred by the Kuhn Loeb-Read syndi
cate. However, the bid of the latter,
made on "all or none" basis showed a
net premium far in excess of what could
have been obtained by any combination
f other bids. The only other offer for
he entire issue was presented by a New
York syndicate headed bv Harris, Forbes
4, Co. Their bid was $105,537.
SEVEN YEARS FOR FOOLING JUDGE.
Pickpocket Got Off Before by Hiring
" Weeping Wife."
New York, Jan. 22. When nearly a
year ago (Samuel Berman was arraigned
before Judge Jnott in the court of gen
eral sessions on a charge of picking
pockets, a wistful woman with four chil-
ren clinging to her skirts wept pitiful-
1 ne prisoner said sue was his wife.
The court, touched, thereupon suspended
sentence and a collection of $100 was
taken up for the family.
Berman was in court yesterday on a
milar charge. The court eyed him
wrathfully. He had learned that the
prisoner's wife and children" of a year
ago had been, hired for the occasion. The
prisoner- was sentenced to not less than
ve nor more than seven years in Sing
40 REPORTED KILLED.
In Great Northern R. R. Wreck
Pembina, N. D.
St. Paul, Jan. 22. An unconfirmed
rumor this morning said a serious wreck
occurred on the Great Northern railroad
near Pembina. N. D., with 40 killed.
The officials of the company had no in
formation, and they doubted the correct-
riess of the report.
DIES IN BED
Charles ' K. Hamilton Had
Made Many Success-:
Most Notable Performance
Was New York to Phila
delphia and Return
New York, Jan. 2. Charles K. Hamil
ton, who gained fame as an aviator by
flying from "New York to Philadelphia
and return, died suddenly to-day at his
home. His wife was aroused by Kami!
ton's groaning and summoned a physi
cian, but the man" died before the doctor
arrived. Death was- due to an internal
hemorrhage. Hamilton was 28 years old,
He first began with flights on kites and
dirigible balloons and then took up aero
Hamburg-American Line Has Been Left
Out of North Atlantic Shipping ,
Paris. Jan. 22. Delegates to the north
Atlantic shipping conference reorganized
their combination to-day, leaving out
the Hamburg American line. A notice
excluding that company and declaring a
state of war between it and other lines
was afterward issued.
CLEMENT'S SIDE. OF CASE.
In Suit Which Woman Has Brought for
Alleged Services. "
Rutland, Jan. 22. Percival W. ("kra
ut of, this city yesterday gave the press
. statement relative to the two suits
brought agaiiiHt him in the New York
supreme court by Mrs. Marion Egbert of
New York, who has begun an action in
rover to recover a diamond ring valued
at $2,000, said to belong to her, which
she claims Mr. Clement holds. The other
case is to recover about $12,000 alleged
to be due for wages in looking up the
Mr. I lenient said that he considered
that there really were no suits, because
a resident of New York state cannot sue
Vermonter in New York. Concerning
the ring he said: "Mrs. Egliert boarded
at the Hotel Woodstock in Mod (Mr.
Clement owns the hotel) and ran up a
board bill of some $130 which she could
not pay. Her trunks were held and later
he returned with a ring, which had been
n pawn for $3(H). and W. H. Valiquette.
the proprietor, took it, wearing it until
laBt summer, when he sold it. I never
saw the ring."
Mr. Clement said that Mrs. Egbert
was at one time on his payroll to cony
some genealogical record and that she
lid satisfactory work. lie declared that
f suits were brought in proper form be
would be prepared to answer them.
FUNERAL TO BE AT RICHMOND.
Mrs. Jane A. Gloyd Died Yesterday at
Stowe, Jan. 22. A prayer service was
conducted by the Rev. Lemuel Davis at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Tomlin
son Wednesday aftc moon for .Mrs. Jane
A. Gloyd, wlio died tliere at four o'clock
Tuesday afternoon after a long illness
from heart trouble. The body was taken
Wednesday afternoon to Richmond,
where the funeral will lie held at the
Congregational church Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Gloyd was 73 years ot age and
was born in Bolton. She passed the
larger part of her life in Richmond and
Jericho, She had been with her step
daughter, Mrs. L. B. Tomlinson, since
Ldiy, 1013. Mrs. Gloyd's maiden name
was Jane A. Hinkson. She was married
early in life to JoVph Stoekwell, Mrs.
Tomlinson's father. Thejr only daugh
ter, Minnie L., died at the age of 22.
about the time of Mr. Stockwell'g death.
In 1801 Mrs; Stoekwell married Jesse. E.
Gloyd of Richmond, who died about nine
years ago. Mrs. (iloyd was a woman of
noble Christian character ami had many
SEEKING CAUSE OF DEATH.
Rutland Authorities Are Active in Case
of William Hubbard.
Rutland. Jan. 22. The police of this
city and State's Attorney B. L. Stafford
are endeavoring to prove that some per
son is to blame tor the accidental death
of William Hubbard of this city, aged 00
years, whose body was found in the road
on Woodstock avenue Friday night. Tlte
first theory was that he fell in the road
and was run over by a vehicle of some
sort. Police yesterday took to the coun
ty jail for safe keeping, Thomas Cor
coran, aged 2.) years, who is said to have
been driving about town recklessly. As
yet no charge except intoxication has
been preferred against him. He has en
gaged Thomas II. Browne and J. Dyer
Spellman as counsel. (
MAXIMUM PRIVATE BEQUEST $5.
But Harriet Newell Thompson Left
$2,000 to Benevolences.
The will of Harriet Newell Thompson,
proved yesterday in prolate court at
Montpelier, makes a few minor gifts to
nephews and nieces, none amounting to
over $5 in money, together w ith various
personal articles, and leaves the residue
of the estate, amounting to about $2,000.
to the Vermont branch of the board ot
missions and the American Bible society
of New York. Elizabeth Elliott is named
as executrix. Miss Thompson was about
vears of age, and resided most of her
life in Wsterbury, where she died.
JANUARY TERM (ENDS.
Supreme Court Will Convene' Again dn
The January term of-supreme court
closed yesterday and the February term
will begin Feb. 3. The Franklin county
case of Marcus M. Bartlett vs. Lynford
0. Nye, Jerry M. 8'rombly and C. E.
imtcii, iruam, assumpsit, was settled,
and dUconl inucd. In the Windham coun
ty case of Charles L. Davis vs. Hugh
Randall, appellant, judgment was af
firmed by agreement. In the Washing
ton county case of Marion B. Thor
worlh vs. A. N. Blanchard, judgment was
also affirmed. The Chittenden county
cases of Maurice D. Sullivan vs; George
Sullivan, administrator of the estate of
P. Sullivan, an appeal from probate
court and the town of St. Georgs vs.
H. II.'Tilley, assumpsit, were continued
pending tho settlement of a motion to
The Windsor county cases of F.lsworth
C. Irvine, as receiver in the case of F. M.
Marriott, consolidated plaintiffs, vs. Su
san McV. Hemenway and Mylea Hem
enway, bill, and the case of Frank S.
Hale, Lyman F.: Cabot ami Edward R.
Buck vs. the Windsor Savings Bank &
Windsor County Trust Co., hill, and the
Windham county cases of Carl S. Hop
kins, trustee, appellant, vs. the estate
of John P. Sargent, Walter Sylvester,
executor, an appeal from the commis
sioners, and the case of Rosa B. Stock
well vs. Thomas. E. Stock well, petition
for the support of a minor child, were
stipulated for trial at Brattleboro.
A new rule was made by the judges
yesterday, to the effect that hereafter
cases once set for trial will remain on
the trial calendar until disposed of. In
stead of being et from term to term, as
heretofore. This will make the calendar
for February twice as large as had been
expected, with 40 cases, instead of 20.
Of the 47 cases on the January docket,
22 have been beard and are with the
court, lf( cases have been continued, four
stipulated for Brattleboro; judgment af
firmed in two; two continued with a
motion to dismiss filed, and one settled
The Chittenden county case of State
vs. xmis Alpert, for receiving stolen
goods was concluded yesterday. This
was an information on six counts for
receiving goods which had been stolen
from the Rutland Railroad company,
ami me duct witnesses for the state
were, the persons alleged to have stolen
the goods. The second, fourth and fifth
counts were corroborated by evidence as
to the shipment of goods claimed to
have been wrongfully received by the re
spondent, and after -the respondent had
denied the purchase of any of the prop
erty except a part of that covered by
the fifth count, which was found in his
store at Wiimaski. and which he said
he bought of his brother in good faith,
he was acquitted as to the first, third
and sixth counts, but convicted as to the
second, fourth and fifth, in lower court.
1 he case came to the supreme court
on 24 exceptions. In county court Louis
Alpert was fined $,300 and sentenced to
from two to three vears in the house
of correction. Sam Alpert, his brother.
was given the same sentence, but was
pardoned aftc serving two months and
on the payment of fine and costs.
Attorney Sltaw for the state claimed
that previous to the Alpert episode, the
burglars went , to the Hoseuburtr store
and sold him shoes, and that this was
material evidence that thi'V went to see
if they could sell him stolen clothing;
also that during a conversation between
Poiricr and the respondent it was al
leged the respondent remarked he liked
to business with him because he wouldn't
squeal. This argument was questioned
by Attorney G. M. Page for the reKnd
ent, who asserted the court should not
have admitted evidence as to a pre
vious tniTiHHetion between the witness
ami it third party, relating to the stol
en property, the transaction being un
known to the respondent, also that it
was an error to exclude cross-examination
having a tendency to show the ani
mus of the witness, that material evi
dence for the respondent in relation to
this character was wrongfully excluded
and many others.
I J. V. Hutterliehl of Wilmington, who
passed the examinations in October, has
completed his course of study hnd was
yesterday admitted to the Im'r.
RE-CAPTURED AT HIS HOME.
Fred Worcester Had Fled from Indus
trial School Three Times.
Rutland., Jan. 22. For the third time
in his short but lively criminal career,
Fred Worcester, son of Charles Worces
ter of the Castleton road, West Rutland,
I escaped from the ergciincs Industrial
school Saturday afternoon or evening,
only to Ik- retaken yesterday at his
P. H. Patten, deputy sheriff, found the
boy at the house, over which the officer
had been keeping close watch since the
report of the escape reached West Rut
land. Worcester said another boy, A. Burt
or Burke, escaped with him. but left him
at Florence. According to the story of
the 20-year-old fugitive, they merely
walked away while supposed to working
about the place outside, and w hile they
were not being watched. He says he
walked all night and arrived at his
father's home Sunday morning, keeping
out of sight since. He was left at the
house of correction for safe keeping un
til orders are received from tlje insti
tution at Vergcnncs. .
Worcester was at the school for steal
ing a bicycle. On the occasion of a for
mer esnpe he was found not far from
BURLINGTON STORE GUTTED.
Charles Johnson, Storekeeper, Was Over
come by Smoke.
Burlington, Jtin. 22. Fire starting
from an unknown cause shortly before
three o'clock this morning gutted the
fruit store of Charles Johnson at the
corner of North street nnd North
Winooski avenue and gave the fire de
partment a busy half hour's work. For
a time it was thought that the two-story
Enright block, in which the store is
located, would be a total loss. Several
families who occupy the uper floors
were driven from their homes.
Mr. Johnson, who slept in the rear
of the store, discovered the fire. He Man
aged to go to the house of Assistant
Chief C. 1). Stoekwell, a short distance
away, where he gave the. alarm and
then fell on the veranda, overcome by
t!r.lf. Tlr. -T. N. Jenne attended him.
and Friday; moderate
LOST HIS LIFE
And Several Other People
.Were Hurt in Fort .
' THIS MORNING
Cause Was Explosion of a
Coal Stove in the
Fort Wayne, Iud., Jan. 22. An uniden
titled man lost his life and three other
persons were .probably .fatally burned
in a fire which istroyed the National
hotel, a small lodging house here to-day.
Several people were injured by jumping
from windows. The fire was caused by
an explosion of a coal stove in the of
EXPECT TO PASS
Providing for a Government-Owned and
Operated Railway in Alaska
Vote In the Senate To-day.
Washington, D. C, Jan. 22. The pro
ject for a government-owned and oper
ated railway in Alaska was up for vote
in the Senate to-day after nearly two
weeks' debate. By 'unanimous consent
it was agreed to begin the roll call at 4
o'clock. The Senate leaders were confi
dent of passing the bill by an over
Several weeks may elapse before the
House acts on the Senate bill. The bill
would authorize the president ' to con
struct 1.1HK) miles of railway connecting
the Pacific coast with the interior. Vir
tually all the opposition is based on the
objection to government ownership of
NONE OF PUBLIC'S BUSINESS.
Thinks Mrs. Robert Goelet About Her
Suit for Divorce.
New York, Jan. 22. That papers filed
yesterday at Newport, R. I., would show
all that was to be said of Mrs. Robert
Goelet's suit against her husband, the
millionaire clubman, for an absolute di
vorce was the reply of Samuel Unter
meyer, her attorney, to inquiries made
Mr, Untermeyer said Mrs. Goelet did
not regard her affair as a matter of pub
lic interest or concern. New York friends
have known of differences between Mr.
and Mrs. Goelet. While they continued
to occupy their Fifth avenue mansion,
heir friends say it ws only to keep up
appearance of harmony and there was
no lioe of reconciliation. - .
Mrs. Goelet was the daughter of the
late Henry Whelen, a Philadelphia bank
er. She married Mr. Goelet in 1904,
when he was two years out of Harvard.
(Joelet was the son of the late Ogden
Goelet and has an estate of more than
$35,000,000, and expectations of coming
into possession of $25,000,000 more.
EASTERN STARS INSPECTED.
Grand Officers Visited Ruth Chapter Last
Kiith chapter. No. 33, O. E. S., heid one
of the most pleasurable social affairs of
the season last evening, the occasion be
ing the annual inspection of the chapter
hv grand lodge otlicers and deputies.
cause of the inclement weather, many
Stars from nearby towns who had
planned to participate in the gathering,
were detained. But the attendance eas-
! ily totalled 150 and the meeting was suc
cessful in a high degree. The inspection
was conducted by E. H. Sherwih of John
son, grand patron of the grand chapter
of Vermont, who was assisted by Mrs.
Josie H. Fay of North Williston, a dis
trict deputy grand matron, and James G.
Pirie of Graniteville, a member of the
Williamstown chapter, who is a district
deputy grand patron. All of the review
ing officer expressed pleasure over the
showing of Ruth chapter's drill team.
The latter part of the evening was
given over to a banquet and a social
hour. One of the men's circles of "the
chapter had charge of the banquet ar
rangements. Some .10 men, therefore,
are to be credited with the success ot
that particular feature of the affair.
Afterwards there was informal speech
making from the officers and singing in
which the entire company joined.
GUILTY OF LARCENY.
Henry Plouff Was Fined Small Amount
in City Court.
For the alleged theft of electrical sup
plies from the Central Vermont station,
Henry Plouff was arrested yesterday by
Chief of Police Sinclair and arraigned
before Acting Judge A. A. Sargent in
city court last night. Plouff pleaded
guilty to the larceny of four electri;
light globes valued at $2 and paid a $2
fine and costs of $55.14. Until recently
the respondent has been in the employ
of Uncle Sam, carrying mail between
the station and the federal building.
The theft was discovered two weeks ago.
Railroad officials in this city entered a
complaint and Grand Juror A. G. Fay
issued a warrant for the arrest of PloulT.
Before Acting Judge Sargent last
night, Leonard St. John, the man who
interrupted the quiet of police headquar
ters in the forenoon by asking to be
detained, pleaded guilty to an intoxica
tion offense. It was the first time that
a charge of this nature had been pre
ferred against the respondent. He paid
a $5 fine and costs amounting to $4.2A.
Sutfering from exposure, etc., St. John
came into the station in the forenoon
and asked nncrr ,ionn vv . uineen to ar
rest him. The man was accommodated.
FOR HOSPITAL FUND
Barre City Hospital Trustees Secure
C. T. Fencil to Begin Work About Feb.
1 Drs. William McFarland and D.
C. Jarvis Elected to the Staff.
At an adjourned meeting of the Barre
City hospital trustees lust evening it was
voted to employ C. T. Fencil to conduct
a campaign for the hospital building
fund. Mr. Pencil is now conducting a
campaign for Danbury, Conn., where
$20,000 was secured the first day of soli
citing. It is expected Mr. Fencil will
come to Barre the first week in Feb
ruary. About-' four or five weeks are
devoted to preparatory work and the
actual solicitation is put into a week fit
the end of that time.
The trustees also- elected Dr. William
McFarland a member of the hospital
staff to fill the vacancy caused by the
resignation of Dr. L. L, i' Leonard, Dr.
D. C. Jnrvis was elected to fill the va
cancy caused by the resignation of Dr.
C. F. Camp.
LAST DAY OF POULTRY SHOW.
More Awards Made at the Exhibition in
This was the closing day of, the eighth
annual exhibition of the Vermont Poul
try association, and the coops in the
Montpelier armory will be vacated by
their , feathered occupants to-night. In
addition to awards already announced,
the following were prize winners:
Gauthier - Gibbs, Montpelier Cock,
first; hen, third; cockerel, first; pullet,
second and third.
8. N. Parker, Barre Cock, first;
hen, first and fourth; cockerel, first and
fourth; pullet, third and fourth.
W. E. Prevost, Montpelier Cockerel,
F. Y. Yeaton, Montpelier Cock, sec
P. J. Connelly, Montpelier Hen, sec
ond. Red Bourbon Turkeys.
'A. I. I-awrenee, Burlington Old Tom
nrst; old nen, first and second; young
lorn, first; pullet, first and second.
Indian Runner Ducks.
Mrs. C. H. Jackson, Milton Prizes, old
Diamond Jubilee Orpingtons.
" J. E. Stoddard Hen, second, third and
fourth; cockerel, first ami second; pul
let, first, second and third.
Lawrence II. Kelty Cockerel, second;
hen, first; pullet, fourth.
'. Black Orpingtons.
D. A. Perry Prises to cock, cockerel,
pullet, hen, pen young.
E. W. Page Pen voung, first and sec
ond; cock, first and second; cockerel,
third; pullet, second.
11. P. Hinman Pen young, third and
fourth; cockerel, first and second; pul
let, first and third.
H. P. Yeaton, Montpelier Cock, first;
Mrs. H. H. Tennvson, Windsor- Cock
erel, first; pullet, first, second and third;
George Young Cockerel, first.
W. J. Olliver, Barre Cockerel, first,
second and third; pullet, first, second
White Egg Prizes.
A. W. Huntington, Montpelier, first;
George W. Btiswell, Montpelier, second;
E. A. Hoadlev, Montpelier, third
A. W. Huntington, Montpelier, first;
Charles Abbott, Barre, second ;( J. J. Clif
ford, West Berlin, third.
BEST FOWL A WHITE LEGHORN.
J. F. Flandburg of Manchester, N. H,
Owner of Exhibit at St. Albans. -
St. Albans, Jan. 22. The attendance
at the 17th exhibition of the Vermont
State Poultry association in the city
hall on the second day of the show, was
Harry M. Latnoti. senior animal hus
bandman in poultry investigations of
the United States department of agricul
ture at Washington. I). C. arrived in the
city this morning and consented to judge
the line of lhirred Plymouth Rixtks.
I-ast evening he gave an address in the
city court room on "Opportunities of the
Farmer in the Poultry Business." D. P.
Shove of Fall River, Mass., one of the
judges, spoke on "Rhode Island Beds."
Among the winners are: N. A. Gallant
of Plattsburg , N. Y.. on pullet bred
Barred Rocks; A. C. McClure of Middle-
town Springs, cockerel bred Rocks ;.W
B. Witters of tins city,
Rhode Island Reds, and
lirockway of Randolph in the rose comb
line; J. Lyman Kelley of Malone. X. Y..
Partridge Wyandottes; C. U Curtis of
this city, white Plymouth Rocks; C. A.
Revoir of this city, Partridge Plymouth
Rocks; H. I. Burbank of this city, single
comb black Orpingtons; H. A. Brush &
Son of Milton, rose comb brown Leg
horns; Miss Frances E. Wheeler of
Chazy. N. Y., white Holland turkeys;
(i. 8. Proctor of Wilton, N. H., Japanese
Silkies; and A. D. Bradford of this city
on the Silver Campines, this breed being
exhibited at this show for the first time.
Beside securing the first prizes Mr. Brad
ford also received the silver cup in this
The Columbian Wyandotte class was
probably the largest in the history of
the show. There was close rivalry be
tween C. W. D. Irouty of Swanton and
Levi-A. Ayers of Granville, X. Y. The
prizes were evenly distributed out .Mr.
l'routy was the winner ot the cup.
The cup for the best bird in the show
was awarded to J. t, Handhurg of Man
chester. N. II., for a white Leghorn
SMALLPOX BREAKS OUT.
Niagara Falls, N. Y., Has 79 Houses
Niagara Falls, X. Y Jan. 22. The
board of health last . night issued an
order closing every theatre in the city
Ik-cause of the outbreak of smallpox.
Seventy-nine houses are under quaran
tine and there are 20 smallpox patients
in the quarantine hospital. Free vacci
nation dispensaries have been opened.
Was Shown at Annual Meet
ing of 'Barre Presby
WHICH STANDS THIRD
IN ITS PRESBYTERY
Twenty-Five - 'Members
' The annual meeting of the First Pres--byterian
church waa held in the church
vestry last evening. Although the weath
er was somewhat boisterous a good many
turned out to transact the accumulated
business. Those who did come out were
hot to be disappointed for the reports
given showed that the churel. and its
auxiliaries had passed through one of
the most successful years in its history.
This church is now the third largest in
its presbytery, having a total member
ship of 221 and being next to the Lowell,
Mass., church, which has 222 members.
During the year 25 new members have
been taken in and six have been dis
missed, four by letter und two by death.
There have been II baptisms in the
church, lfi funerals conducted and 14
weddings solemnized. ,
Not only has the spiritual life of the
church been active but the financial side
has also made great strides during the
past year. It might be of interest to
note that over SM.000 has been raised
during the past year, exceeding the re
ceipts of the year previous bv about
S2.000. Much of this is due. to the pur
chase of church properties. The church
has added to its estate by purchasing
a. manse and, indeed, it is a worthy and
substantial addition. latterly they have
purchased a pipe organ which they ex
pect will soon be in its place.' A "com
mittee was appointed at the meeting
hist evening to make preparations for
the erection of an addition to the back
of the church made necessary to take ii:
the organ. Work will lie commenced on.
the same at an early dStc and the erec
tion and setting up will be pushed for
ward as soon as possible.
The reports of the Sunday school and
organized classes were read and one no
table features was the balance on hand
at the beginning of the year in each of
the separate treasuries, as was also no
ticeable in the church account. -
The same officers as served last yeat
were again unanimously chosen with the
exception of George Young,, who has
served faithfully for a number of years
as auditor. He declined to accept the
office and his place was filled by the elec
tion of John A. Robertson. Before clos
ing the meeting a rising vote of thanks
was given to all officers of the church
and Sunday school who have worked
for the upbuilding of the church and a
like vote -was accorded the pastor foi
the hard and prosperous work which he
has performed. It was the opinion thai
everything has worked together harmo
niously and the church is faithfully car
rying on its mission.
After the meeting, memliers of the la
dies' "aid served appetizing refreshment
and a sociitl time was indulged in by all.
LAST YEAR 62,703
And Total Volumes at Aldrich Public
Library Now Number 10,608 Li
brarian's Annual Report
That 62,705 books were eirculated from
the Aldrich public library during the
past calendar year was shown at the
meeting of the trustees last evening,
when the librarian, Miss Catherine R.
Mathieson, presented her annual report. ,
The total registration of members is
The librarian's report is as follows:
'Our aim throughout the year has
been to continue the work in the same
spirit that has characterized the admin
istration of the library in the past, in
troducing only such minor changes as
seemed to promise better service and
"During the year 205 volumes have been
added to the shelves, making the total
number 10.B0S. The sources of the addi
tions were as follows: Aldrich public li
brary. 140; city of Barre. 124: French
lilnarx- M- cifts. 17. the most
single combnotal),, of -thp j.ltter being a three
Mrs. O. . I , - l,;.f.,ri nf tlto Vorwich univer
sity presented' by the Barre members of
the Intercity Norwich club.
"The total circulation of books for the
year was 02,705. The total registration of
members was 007, adult 535, juvenile,
372. The following figures show the reg
istration for the entire time since the
opening of tin1 library in its present
home in 1008: Adult, 3.H85; juvenile.,
3.420, making a total registration of
"The cataloguing has been kept up
and. in addition to this, through the
courtesy of the Barre Daily Times, lists
of new' books have been printed for the
benefit of the public.
"Statistics are not kept of the many
demands upon us from the reference
room ; in addition to the general refer
ence work the school children make con
stant demands upon us and I need not
assure you that it is a pleasure to its
to satisfy their r quests. The teachers
of the graded schools have given us n
larger opportunity to work with the
children and this is most gratifying to
us as librarians, localise we feel that
the mission of the library might be in
finitely greater if an organized co-operation
were established lietween the teach
ers and librarians.
"The city of Barre contributed the
sum of $200 to rehiml lmoks purchased
by that corporation for this library.
"Our patrons, both adult and juvenile,
show appreciation of the bulletin boards
which, illustrate current and past events,
nature study, in fact, anything worthy
of comment, with appropriate literary
Selections. ReSectf nlly submitted,
"Catherine R. Mathieson,
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