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THE ."BARRE DAILY' TIMES
" ' m I,,'... i in .. - - .- i '' ' ' 1 . !"' ' r. " - zz. VVrrr 0,0 11ARRE. VERMONT. Fill DAY, . JANUARY 23, 1020. PRICE, TWO CENTS. HOLLAND REFUSES TO GIVE UP FORMER e!mPEROR WILLIAM ON DEMAND OF ALLIED PO WERS The Government Will Not Grant Extradition So That Herr Hohenzollern May Be Tried on the Charge of Committing Crimes During the Period of the War. REPLY FROM THE HAGUE SENT TO SUPREME COUNCIL It Was Received by the This Morning and Was There Deciphered Be fore Being Transmitted to the Representa tives of the Allies. The Hague, Jan. 23. The Dutch government has refused the demand of the allied powers for the extradition of former Emperor William of Germany. Paris, .?HH. 23. The reply of the Dutch government to the note of the supreme council demanding' the extra dition of the former German emperor was received in Paris thin morning, and during the noon hour was still in 'the proeessjof being deciphered at the Dutch legation. UANNUNZ1&S CONTROL HAS BEEN DISASTROUS People of Fiume Have Little Food and are Suffering from Epidemic. Fiumo, Jan. 23. Captain Gabriele TVAnnimzin's control of this city has heen disastrous to the people, who have J i;4t f,nA. n4 ar nitfTnritKf from eni- I June jooa ann are buik-uu um rji-; demic, according to Kiccardo Zanella. J Vv' ... r . .1 ,.! opponent of D'Annunzio, and leader of the Fiume people's party. He says the poet-soldier is afraid of assassination and is constantly under guard, and that his acttonjn seizing the city has result ed in international embarrassment for Italy. Signor Zanella says President il nu's program by- which the future status of Fiume is to be fixed is not acceptable to the people of the city, adding that Fiume, which is not impor tant to Jugo-SIavia, which has a better port at Spalato, must be Italian. ' Captain D'Annunzio has violated ev ery principle of free government,' sajs j Rmnnr Zsnnella. who was formerly , n ... .... i ! wno was riiayor of the city, Jle Has lodged nis ,.;., i. tpKi( fho i (jt v for months and has commandeered property under threat of violence. The people are sick of his regime. There is little food and much disease and suf fering while our financial situation is appalling. Xinety per cent of the citi zens are calling for D'Annunzio and his men to leave. Tearing for his life, D'Annunzio does rnf sleep ill the same place two nights In succession. and is at all times guard ed bV Arditi. I do not believe he will be able to remain in Fiume more than month. A brigade of soldiers would lie sufficient to expel him and his troops. He has lost Fiume and has mbarrasscd Ita'y, which will be called upon for damages amounting to mil lions. Fiume accepted General Badog lio's proposals us to the control of the r;ty, but D'Annunzio refused to abide by his decision. I am in favor of an nexation to Italy, but it seems impos sible, and so I am for the next best thing, which seems to be the pian ad tanccd by Foreign Minister Tittoni at Paris. We cannot accept President Wilson's plan, for we are surrounded by Slavs. We must retain our Italian character and civilization, which are threatened. The Jugo-Slavs hare other norts, such as Spalato. which are more Important to them $than Fiume, and Ihey could give way in the negotiations now going on. Finme is not a eommer fial proposition for Italy, it is a ques tion of the retention of our Italian rivilization." IVK"1 Villi 'l J" , HM.T v...v.. EW YORK TEACHERS RESIGN BY HUNDREDS Low Pay Drove 1300 Out of the Public Schools During 1919. Xew York, Jan. .1. Low pay drove 1300 teachers out of the Xew York miblie school durincr 1019, according 'o figures made public to day by Wil ,:am L. Ellinger, superintendent. Mr. Kllingcr described the situation sere at acute, avserl intr that teachers ere resigning every day and that in siany schools classes were being hara ered by la'k of instructors. Que '.Ionnsirie sent to the former teachers, le added, have elicited the virtually inanimnu advice "pay the teachers a iing wage." -WORLD'S WAR" OFFICIALLY. That la Deri nation Decided ea by Sec retary Daniels. Newport. It. I. Jan. 2.1. An order ttit issued by Secretary Daniels, an Ku rce that henceforth the wr wWh iotn''y entered into on April 6. 'HI", shall He lnnn as I He Wor'd's rr. and !:! b lefiivl in il ofti ixS eiirnmn--ati-in 4f tbe nvy. Dutch Legation in Paris MILLER AND CABINET NOT WHOLLY PLEASED Over the Vote of Confidence Granted by the Chamber of Deputies Jules Steeg May Resign. I'aris, Jan. 23. Premier Millerand and members of his cabinet are to-day considering the attitude of the Cham ber of Deputies, which, although it has voted confidence in the government, has shown a certain degree of coldness to the new regime. There in no indica tion that the cabinet wil resign as a result of yesterday's turbulent session in the chamber, but there are many who believe Jules Steeg, minister of the interior, about whom the storm cen tered, may surrender his pottfolio rath er than emDarrass me premier in we . , . , r . ' "F"11 . J'" f h"? adm.n.straf ion. M Mi Wand's victory unon demi M. Milleratid's victory upon demand ing a vote of confidence, while it showed a majority of 24!), was considered real ly to be 'a defeat, as more than 300. members of the chamber refused to participate in the balloting. Parliamen tary tradition looks upon a refusal to vote on a question of confidence as a ballot against the government. Objection to M. Steeg as a member of the ministry was voiced by Deputy Leon Daudet, who declared the new minister of the interior was "an ac complice'' of Louis P. Malvy, banished after conviction of having carried on dealings with the enemy. Ho announced "e """ '-.,..-,.. en thia "Tri 1 iv f His attark caused great disorder in tne cnamner ana ror a time it seemed the Millerand cabineV"ould be forced put of ollice. FEAR RETURN OF MONARCHY. Reactionary Coup in Hungary May Be Attempted. YicnnaJan. 21. There is a growing belief here that tjrt! coming Hungarian elections will result in the establish ment of a monarehial government. For this reason, the activity of monarchists in Austria is being watched closely and there have been rumors that a reac tionary coup would be attempted. While Chancellor Karl Renner was in Prague recently, an agreement was reached with Czecho-Slovakia by which that 4-ountry undertook not to supply arms to Hungary, but Austria cove nanted to furnish a certain amount of armament and munitions to the Czechs. It is pointed out that this agreement was significant because, if a monarchy is e'tablii-hed in Hungary, Austria would be the front line of defene against the spread of the reactionary movement. BOLSHEVIKI KEEPS ON WINNING. Russian Soviet Forces Have Virtually Cut 09 Crimean Peninsula. London, Jan. 23. Russian soviet forces have virtually cut off the Crime an peninsula from the mainland, ac cording to an official statement issued by the war office in Moscow and re ceived here by wireless. Our advancing troops are fighting about six miles north of Perekop, and have repelled enemy counter attacks about nine miles west of (ienichesk." the statement says. -n the Steppe re gion, further east, we have defeated the third Kuban division, capturing its divisional staff. Another Mocnw dispatch reports anti-bolshevik forces evacuating Kliza betbgrad in the' northern part of the government of Khcron and hurriedly retreating toward the Hlack sea coat. AMERICANS NEAR.PETROGRAD. Red Cross Headquarters Established and Activities Win Be Extendel Paris, Jan. 23 American Pel Cro workers have established headquarters within 2-" miles of IMr..g-ad. and are preparing tn considerably etend the activities of their organization there. A serious situation has arisen in esl ern Finland and ncceiistc immediate relief measures in Karelia, and in ticr mannland. two ma!l independent, tate. lytnjr alonz the shores of I-sk Iji Ti e e ,.f ai pl f-t h 51 will in Vihrt? and d.-! ri!q-i..n the :ntetfr !.' n:le t nvan INCREASED EMPLOYMENT IN TEN .INDUSTRIES Greatest Gain From November to De cember Was in the Iron and Steel Industry. Washington, D. C, Jan. 23. Increases in the number of workers employed in 10 of 13 lcadinif industries are shown in figures made public to-day by the bureau of labor statistics. Comparing the. figures of the same establishments for lust December with December, 118, the largest increase, 2t5.! per cent, appeared in the manufac turing' industry. "Kleven industries showed an increase in payrolls, men's ready-mado clothing showing an in crease of t'ti.l per cent and, the woolen industry M.7. v ' i Comparing December with Xovember of this year, there was an increase in tho number of workers in 10 of the 13 industries, the greatest increase, 18.3 per cent, being in tho iron and steel in dustry. An increase in the amount of money paid employe in December as against Xovrmber is shown in the pay rolls of 12 of the industries, cotton manufacturing leading with an increase of 23.7 per cent. BROKER IS GUILTY . OF ROBBING CLIENT Georgo G. Rice Claims That He Business of $35,000,000 in Two Year. Did Xew York, Jan. 23,C.eorge Graham Rice, stock broker, charged with the theft of $721 sent him by Hudolph W. Hartsman of Mansfield, 0., for purchase of securities and who testified that he had done a business of $3.-,0M!,(HH) ln the last two years, was found guilty of grand larceny in the first degree by a jury here, to-day. He will be sentenced next. Thursday. J he maximum term he may receive is 10 years in state prison. ; Rice testified during his trial that his real name was Jacob Herz.og, and that he had a prison record, beginning with a term served for larceny upon charges perferred by his father. He had reformed, he said, anil built up his brokerage business by honorable meth ods. He claimed the money he was charged with stealing had been "lost" in his office, explaining that he person ally never handled matters involving less than 40,UtM. TO ROOT OUT RADICALISM Among the Public School Teachers in City of Chicago. Chicago, Jan. 23. Alleged radical ac tivities in the Chicago public schools will be investigated thoroughly, Tcter A. Atortenson, superintendent of schools announced to-day. That action will follow indictment of Miss Helen Pratt Judd, for 13 years a grade school teach er, along with two other women, and 35 men, members of 1 tic communist la bor party. Miss Judd. named as secre tary of a local branch of the local or ganization, was charged with advocat ing overthrow of the government. "The schools of l lucago will not tol erate or foster bolshevism and the in vestigation ought to be a vehicle to let the board of education make that plain," Mr. Mortenson said, in discuss ing tlie order for the inquiry regarding eged radical tendencies among some of the teachers. ONLY TWO BISHOPS FOR SIX CONFERENCES Bishops Edwin H. Hughes and Homer C. Stunts Will Take All the As- signments in New England. Boston. Jan. 23.--Dates for the spring conferences in Xew Fngland of the Methodist Kpiscopal churches have been so arranged that only two bishops will be require to preside at the aix gath erings, liishop Kdwiii H. Hughes of Boston will lie in charge of the Xew Kngland, X'ew Hampshire and Fast Maine conferences, and Bishop Homer C. Stunt? of Oinaha, Xeb., of the Xew Kngland Southern, Maine and Vermont conferences. The Xew England conference, the largest of those in this section, will be held at People's temple, Boston, begin ning April 7. On the same date the Xew Kngland Southern conference will open at Plymouth. The Xew Hamp shire conference at Haverhill. Mass.. and the Maine conference at Bath, Me.. will oen on April 14. and the Vermont and Kast Maine conferences on April 21, the former at Springfield, Vt., and the latter at Brewer, Me. INSURANCE FEDERATION. I Plsnned b the Arenti of Vermont Gathered at Burlington. Burlington. Jan. 23 Action was tak en yesterday afternoon by the insur ance men of Vermont, including life underwriters, fire and casualty insur ant men. toward the formation of an insurance federal ion of Vermont, an organization which ill become a part of the Insuraui-e l'edcialion of America, which include 44 Mate in it member ship. James H. Carney, president of the Insurance Federation of America, and Arthur A. Lawson, chairman of the executive committee of the Inur ance Federation of Massachusetts, made addresses. A. C, Mssnt of Dii'lsnd. caiman of the fnsm!ttee to lake p-el.mmsrv cps toward otJHirauon . . . . w-, .rl t tnsl ifte fommi-tfr e nnnimiisT ssreed that the iisnrsn-e m of Ver mont should federate fir the purpo-e of protecting csn-t any and a'i in-flaern-e ten t nj to hf'-k the niMi-sn.-e h n B.-. The ;-c- al dr.j;rr h "i t'e ff-rfmsi n'-n ssrk ; tru 'l a?itit i t- ktj fh j Mfisip'-st froiw ri'r; in ? iniir,it!-e lis in a w V.V s; tia, , jn! t'uis wrakca t te intr j-,,).,-! . :,l!.HlCS. DISAGREES WITH SEC. DANIELS Knight Board Believes Na val Officers Should Not Get High Decoration BY MERITORIOUS ACTS TH0V LOSING SHIPS Senate Investigating Com mittee on Naval Awards Informed To-day Washington, D. C, Jan. S3. The Knight Isiard is unable to agree with Secretary Daniels -that naval officers who lost their ships through enemy submarino action and performed meri torious service in connection with such loss should be awarded high decora tions, the Senate investigating com mittee was told to-day by Rear Ad miral Austin M. Knight, chairman of the" board. Admiral Knight said a high decora tion was not deserved unless the sink ing was aecoinpauied by offensive ac tion against the enemy. Admiral Knight said that in he case of Commander D. W. Hagley, Secre tary Daniels' brother-in-law, no deco raton ,was recommended for any cir cuinstanccs in connection with the sinking of the destroyer Jacob Jones, because Commander Hagley did not en gage the enemy. A navy cross was rec ommended for the jfficer, he said, for good seamanship displayed in taking off the crew and passengers of the torpe doed British steamer Orama. Com mander Hagley was not recommended by bis immediate superior, he said, for any decoration in connection with tho sinking of the Jacob Jones. DANIELS AND BRYAN . JOIN IN A TILT Former Does Not Tnink That Chairman' Cummings of Democratic Na- "' i tional Committee Should j Resign. , Washington, D. C, Jan. 23. Secre tary Daniels to-day took issue with William Jcnnincs Bryan, who has stated in public addresses thatChaarman . f tliA Itomncrstic national i committee, either should dis associate himself from (iovcriior Edwards- of j m order to keep tne water irom reacn Xew Jersey, who was elected on a j ing him. Thrre is no means of getting "wet" platform, or resign the national air to him and if he lived after the committee chairmanship. Mr. t urn- stone came down it is doubtful if he mings attended the governor's inaug-! has had air enough to last hiio until ural dinner at which Kdwarns ttresi-i dential boom was launched and in reply to Mr. Bryan, said he was present only as a neutral. Mr. Daniels sid he had read Gov. Edward' platform with a great deal of interest and had found "at least !0 per cent of it." excellent and agreeing thoroughly with the best principles of Democratic statesmen of the past and present X'aturally, the secretary said, he could not ajrree with Mr. Kdwards on the prohibition question, point should not be allowed shadow the great, good in mainder of -the governor's platform. "I believe," continued the secretary. "that Mr. Cummings acted with per ,1 I feet propriety in accepting an invita- j tion to a dinner given to a Democratic j leader. If I were national chairman I would not hesitate to attend such a dinner. Mr. Cummings undoubtedly would have accepted if the dinner had lieen to Mr. McAdoo, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Hoover or any other noted Democrat." ACCUSE PALMER OF IIAVIG ' COLD FEET' Because of His Failure to Appear in Person at Anti-Sedition Hearing. Washington, D. C, Jan. 23. Charges that Attorney General Pawner had a I plain case of cold feet when he failed i to appear yesterday before the House i visit injf with Jlr. and Mrs. l'ercy Uos rules committee to explain the need I lan t of Xorth Main street for a day or for further anti-sedition legislation, j so. was made before the committee to-dav Coach Leahcv of Goddard seminary by Representative Rodenberg, Hepubli- can, Illinois. Mr. Kodcnlerg said he did not under-1 tand why the attorney general had! not appeared, . t don t want to imroizn the motives A . . ... df the attorney general, he said, "but it looks like a plain cao of cold feet." i "We are sparring for political advan- tages." said Representative Prtii, Hem-j ocrat. Xorth t arolina. "As for cold ; feet, I see evidence of cold feet in this I committee. The attorney general aim- ply dc-ided to submit bis ies in writ -, game has been arransed for this week, inj.." j hut the (ioddard hot key players hae "Which s a very discreet thing to 'planned a same with St. Michael's rol do." P,odcnlers rrtoitcd. f j lege for the middle of next week. HAVE YOU BEEN COUNTED? To the Fee pie of the City fcf Batre: Have you been tnurmrateri? If not. or if yon have any doubt, fill out this coupon, and mail it to G. Herbert Pape, Supervisor of Census, 9 Keith avestie, Barre, Veiront. On Jaaaary I. 1020, I was living at addrtts given below, but ta the l-eft at my knr-'.lrif" I Have tot cbcn enumerated tbert or anywhere else. Kame Mreet ard ucirber cty T': Or it r- k:se a t(l-p!-e. t?e acperriscr woaid prefer that you UW-htrr hi- J-al(Jy, l.nviiy 2, betweta 9 a. m. aad ip. n. His ttlciheix nor-bet i ;t-s M. i RESCUE SHIP HEARING. PORT The Transport Northern Pacific Coming in With Powhatan's Passengers DISABLED VESSEL BEING TOWED IN The Lady Laurier Is Try . ing to Bring Her into Halifax Harbor Xew York, Jan. 23. The transport Xorthcrn Pacific, which rescued the pas sengers on the disabled sister trans port Powhatan yesterday, is due to ar rived off Ambrose Lightship at 6 a. m. to-morrow, and will dock about ! o'clock at llobokcn, according ' to a wireless messago received by Colonel J. B. Mitchell, hero to-day. The Powhatan is in tow of Uio Ca nadian steamer Lady Laurier, and pro ceeding toward Halifax. A message from the Powhatan today urged prompt sending of heavier towing gear, the only lines now available being of ten-inch circumference, which is too light to permit the Lady Laurier put ting a full strain on the vessel. The last position given by her was approx imately 240 miles southeast of Hali fax. The Canadian steamer went to the assistance of the Powhatan at the re quest of General Dines, head of the army transport service. DIGGING LIKE MAD TO REACH MAN IN VERMONT MINE There Is Little Hope That Gordon Em erson Will Be Rescued Alive at Johnson He Was Caught By Cave-in. Johnson, Jan. 23. Kvery man, who can be put to work, is digging like mad in the mine of the American Mineral company in an effort to get to Gordon Kmerson, who was entombed Wednes day afternoon about 4 o'clock when there was a cave-in of hundreds of tons of rock in the talc mine, where he was employed. There is" now faint thope that he is alive and the probabilities are that he was struck by some of the rock, but no one can tell what i on the other side of the mass of debris a.nd every effort to reach him is being made. At the time the cave-in occurred Km erson was working at the head of the misie, and two other men were not far from him. (ieorte Hatch and John Amcdon saw signs of what was going to happen and made their escape. Km erson, apparently, made no attempt to move and the men saw no more of him after they turned to flee.' There is water in the mine, but the ! pumps are kept in operation constantly now Kmerson is married and with him lived four children of his wife. He had no children of his own. He is about 30 years old. NEARLY FROZEN TO DEATH. Elderly Man from Michigan Started to Walk 60 Miles in Vermont. St. Johnsbury, Jan. 23. Ezra Thorn - but this Si ?eu '" .amnnage on me to over-1 afternoon train after a distressing ex the re- i perience early yesterday morning, when he started to make the journey of some tiO miles bv walking the track. He ar- rived from Montreal on the night train and 'apparently becoming confused,, started up the track carrying a heavy grip with the mercury 20 below r.cro. 1-ater he returned to St. Johnsbury sta tion, where a policeman found him with both hands frozen and frot bites on his face and feet. lie was given the best medical care through the day and starred on the aft ernoon train to visit his daughter, Mrs. Henry Disotell. He had come from Michigan. He has a daughter, Mrs. Ar thur Hall, living in Burlington. TALK OF THE TOWN Mrs. Adelle Hosa of South Ryegate is visit itii; at the home of her mother. Mrs. A. Monti of Smith street. Mrs. Moses (ioslunt of Plaintield is j is trying out several new men for the .team, among whom is "Honk" Miller, who promises to make a fast guard for the red and white; another, John Me- I'eake, is making good at forward. I he Coddard team expects to meet the Peerless Five in a few davs, which will be the beginning of a series of games to be plavcd between the two Warre teams. Also the team is holding heavy practice in preparation for the eastern Mnssachiisctts trip, which will be made in a few weeks, ao hockey FOUR MEN GET SENTENCES For Implication in Smug gling Liquor into the United States TWO TO COUNTY 'JAIL IN BURLINGTON E. W. Felt of Montpelier Is Given Sentence for Impli cation in Transportation Burlington, Jan. 23. Four sentences were meted out in the United States court this morning to men implicated in smuggling liquor into this country from Canada. Kdgar Bissaillon and Joseph Brassard, who were captured the night of Dec. 2, with an automobile containing 141 quaj'ts of spirits, were both sentenced to three months in the Chittenden county jail. K. Wr. Felt of Montpelier was sen tenced to two months in the Washing ton county jafl for being implicated with Arthur Iawson of Sheldon and C. B. At wood of Montpelier in trans porting liquor from Pigeon Hill, Que., into this country. Adelnrd Bertrand received a three months' sentence, for being involved in transactions for bringing liquor into the states for the purpose of selling it. Bertrand refused to take the stand or testify and broke down completely wbjilo waiting for sentence, weeping and sobbing aloud. Burlinirton, Jan. 23. Another respon dent was found guilty yesterday of be ing implicated in the illegal importing of liquor in United States court in a trial by jury, when lasted all day, in the person of Kdwin H.'Jelt of Mont pelier, who during the last year of li cense was a bartender. Felt pleaded not guilty but was found guilty on three counts when the jury had been out less than halt an hour, 'flic counts charged him with hclnine to tret five cases of whiskey over the line from Piijeon Hill, P. Q. on Oct. Id. seven more 6n Nov. 1, and seven more on X'ov. 15. Arthur Ijiwson of Sheldon testified that F'elt and a fellow respondent, C. B. Atwood, also of Montpelier, hired him to brinir the liquor in over the line his machine. They paid him four dol lars a case for his work. According to his testimony. Felt and Atwood would take an automobile and go to Pigeon Hill, where they would purchase what liquor they wanted. Ijiwson would then drive after it and brinir it across the line, leaving it at any place designated. ttnee it was concealed on the county fair Grounds and someone stole it, but they later discovered it in another build ing. Atwood and Felt would then take the liquor and dispose of it. Atwood, who was arrested and in dicted at the same time with Felt, took the stand and admitted his part in the transactions while telling about Felt. His testimony coincided with that of I-awson. The prosecution had nine in dictments airalnst the men. but they were tried on only three. Felt's conviction is the fourth which has been obtained in United States court this week on charges of illegally imnoitimr lmuor. There are nearly a dozen more indicted, it is understood The vigorous action taken by the fed eral authorities seems to have stopped some of the traffic, for the officers along the border have not reported much trouble in the past few days. POLICEMAN'S MURDERER IS NOT LOCATED And Four Suspect in Charlestown, Mass., Dance Hall Crime Have Been Released. Boston, Jan. 23. Search for the dancinc gunman who killed Patrolman William G. Clancey in the midst of a ball room throng early yesterday morn ing, was still without success to-day. With the release of four men who had been held as suspects, and negative re sults from inquiries extended to haunts of gangsters in several sections of the city, the police admittedly were at a loss to determine which of the 200 dancing men was the assassin. A re volver found behind the radiator in the dance hall after Clancey fell, offered no clue. NEW HARDWICK CORPORATION. Bobbin Company Is Coorated at $5, 000 Other Corporation Matters. The Wardw ick Bobbin company of Hardwick ha filed articles of associa tion in the oflice of secretary of state for the purpose of conducting a busi ness in Hard -rick. The capital stock in ,-i,0Ofl, and the papers are signed by J. B. Hooper, E. J. Appolt, I S. Kobie. K. LeOair, K. M. and J. J. Gallagher of Hsrdw ick. The Swanton Liquidation company has filed certificates that it has paid upon stock amounting to "0.Oiitl. The Beaver Brook company proposes to in crease its stock frmi -0.0isl to IVsi.Otx. The Xorth Crafsbury Store corpor ation has proposed to isiie $'.'.tX0 worth of stock. BLAIR WAS FINED 1250. For Fighting with Brother-in-Law, j Ward Prouty at Newport, Xeport. Ian. 23.--Charles Blair, ! f.mnd giidl'y la-t week of disturbing the pos'-e in aauhin2 his brothcr-in- law. Ward Prosily, following the lat- tcr's quarrel with his nmtiier in-law. jw jpsterday fined e"2-irt and sen ; 4'--ri to not ie. tbaa two motilhs nor m.,rp thn Ior at nara lanov m mn sor. The fcnten-e ! -jidcd f one rear. Ward lriuty. ' l'nnd C" l' of as.jniit .n his tr ttwr in wa n sentrn'-e-t jesfrday. GIFT TO REV. B., J. LEHIUn From Graniteville Presbyterian Church for Serving as Supply Pastor. The annual congregational meeting of the Presbyterian church of Graniteville was called to order last night by the pastor. Dr. W. K. Archibald. The treas urer'a report, showing a good balance on hand, was read and accepted, lie ports from tho ladies' aid, together with tho Sunday school, showing the progress made and money balances on hand, were received. Angus" A. McLeod was re-elected treasurer of the church, and Mrs. Angus, A. McLeod was elected secretary for tlio ensuing year. The following members were elected to serve on the board of managers for two years: Messrs. Donald Macaskill, Mai colm MacKinnon, Jonathan Stewart, Robert Dalglish, Angus D. Smith, An gns Melx'od, Alexander A. Stewart and Murdo Mclver. The following were chosen organists to servx? the ensuing year: Mrs. G. V. T. Hayes and Miss Bertha Murray. It was adopted by the congregation that suitable recognition be made for the services ot the organ ista and church secretary for the past year. Miss Bertha Murray was chosen organist for the Sunday school for next year. Alexander Mclver was chosen su perintendent, -nnd Alexander A. Stew art assistant superintendent of the Sunday school' for tho next year. It was decided to change tho hour of the evening services from 7 to 6, be ginning with next Sunday, and con tinue at that hour till the month of May next. George Stewart was ap pointed chairman of ushers for ..one year. Messrs. Jonathan Stewart and Robert Dalgliidi were elected auditors for next year. Following the congregational meeting the, congregation went to the lecture room, where the ladies had provided re freshments for the occasion. At this part of the program, Kcv. B. J. Lehigh, pastor of the First Baptist church in Barre, was the guest of honor. After a song by Miss Pearl Raecraft, the pair- tor, Dr. Archibald, referred to the high estefm ih which the guest was held by the people of this church, and referred to the way in which ho had helped to keep the congkgation together during the time the church was without a pastor. Also the pastor called attention to the people's desire to show their ap precation for the serviis Mr. Lehigh had rendered and wishesd to present Mr. Lehigh a purse, well filled with bills, as a token of their esteem for him and his work. On receipt of this Mr. Lehigh ex pressed his profound gratitude that hfc could in any way be of service to this people and trusted that while the church now had a pastor, they would not. forget he was ever ready to help them at any time. After , he had thanked the people for the gift they had so generously presented, rcfresh mentwere served by the ladies, and a very fleasant. time was spent. BRIDGE MEETING FEB. 4. Barre Voters to Say Whether Structure Shall Be Built on So. Main SL A meeting of Barre voters will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4, for the pur pose of deciding whether a new bridge shall be constructed over Jail branch on South Main street, what material shall be used in case of an affirmative de cision on the former question and, finally, what amount of bonds shall be issued in addition to the $14,500 already authorized, if the citizens decido to build. Sentiment in the city council is strongly in favor of a new bridge to replai-e" the covered wooden structure which now spans the stream; and it is believed that the sentiment is in favor of a Barre granite structure suitable for carrying the traflic for a century or more and of such design as to improve the surroundings of that region vcTy greatly. It is expected that if the bridge is built during the coming sum mer the street will be altered consider ably in order to reduce the grade of the Jockey Hollow hill. Consideration was given to the bridge question at an informal meeting of the city council last night at which were present representatives ot bridge engi neers, bridge constructors and t it y En gineer Lee. John Storrs, a bridge engi neer of Concord, X. 11., and another rep resentative of his firm were present with plans for a granite bridge of two arches. .Mr. Lawes ot tne .vew Hamp shire Cement Construction company also nresented an estimate of the prob able cost of a granite two-arch bridge. City Engineer Ixe explained plans which he had previously drawn for a reinforced concrete structure. As already stated, the citizens of Barre have authorized the issuing of $!4..VX) in bonds for the construction of a bridge on South Main street, that ac tion having been taken some time ago; but that amount is not nearly enough to construct either a granite bridge or a reinforced concrete bridge. It is ;irobable that double that amount will e required to carry the work through during r20. It will be left to the vot ers to sav on reb. 4 wnetner tne work shall proceed. RUTLAND GIRL KILLED When Team Was Struck by Trolley Car Last Evening. Finland. Jan. 23 Minnie Ranberg, 12-vear-olJ daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kanlierg of -101 "est street, died last evening at the hospital louowing injuries received at o:i o'clock in the afternoon at the corner oi .-siate ana Baxter streets, when a trolley car struck a boh sled on whicn she was riding with several other children. Julia Perugi, aged 14. of ft Evergreen avenue, is confined to her heme as the result of ininries received in the accident, and several other children narrowly e-aped injury. The bobsled belonged to F. H. Ihiiton. a ttoslon mmner ocsicj-, ana . . . I f .: ..f s:.. was ttriven oy .ionn inm vi cum mcr street. SEEK $:S0 -BONUS.". St, Albans Teachers Present Request ta School Board. s St. Ailwns. Jan. 2.1. Thirty of the shool teachers .f the i!y prescnied tw Chairman tames O. Finn of the txstrd of h'l oritnmisioncrs je-terday a pe tition rjufst:iig "that bonus of he gvew ea h tcacHer on or before tha first of June. I"J". to mn t the mTeae in he cost f.f J i i i. jf t.1 to prrisnle a sum siirt -int to i!.o for p-T.f-"!orisl iipj.ro crtct and I t msiiiiS'W a stand- mrA rf lism? .-iln: h-- Pf fcsrm t hs.imsa l".n d he would piex-nt the qucsti.-n t the fcuarJ f-r 'DEFENSE ADMITS ORDERS PAID When State Puts on Treas urer Scott to Prove Mon ey Was J, 'yvsf erred AND TO JENTIFY GRAF.I SIGNATURE - ' Eacii rder Was Scruti X.zod in Trial of Graham Slate Treasurer Walter F. Scott was placed on the stand in Washington county court at Montpelier to-day jto prove that orders drawn by Horace F. Oaham while state auditor were paid by the state treasurer. These orders had been previously introduced as evi dence by testimony of the present Btate auditor, Benjamin Gates, in the trial of Graham on the charges of embezzle ment and larceny.1 The. defense con ceded that the orders were paid. - The, state treasurer was the first witness of the day, the interrupted ex animation of State Auditor Gates be ing. still further suspended. There was only one spectator in the court room when the trial resumed at I) o'clock. Witness Kcott was asked to identify the signatures of Mr. Graham on or ders issued by the auditor's office and paid through the treasurer's oflice from Jan. 8, 1013, to Jan. " 1917. At this point the defense conceded the orders were paid, Attorney Stickney stating that there was no objection by the de fense to the facts sought to be proved unless the state wished to take the time. Attorney Barber, for the state, said that what he was trying to get at was that all the orders were paid. The witness examined and compared each order withhis books to corroborate dates of payment. Nothing Unusual in Orders. On cross examination' by Mr. Stick nev. State Treasurer Scott testified that the orders are on the same form and that there was nothing unusual in the orders presented by Mr. Graham. Objection was made by the state, but the question was allowed. Mr. mick ney explained that these orders were shown to-the jury by tho state in an effort to show- theft, and he wanted to show that there was nothing unusual In the orders. Mr. Stickney referred to the great amount of ceremony that was used in Bbowing the orders to the jury. Witness testified there was nothing that tended to provoke an investiga tion. Relative to the $1,200 and $1,800 or ders, thevwitness testified that he had made advances on the auditor to tho highway department. Objection was made by the state, but the court al lowed the question to stand. The report of the state treasurer was shown to the witness, and from it ho read about a refund made by C W. Gates of $29,000 upon the auditor's or der previously drawn. Objection was marto but the answer was auoweu. Attorney Barber spent considerable time exnlainimr the law, to which Mr. Stickney replied that it must be a pe culiar sort of mind that will twist a law so that a crime showing intent would appear, and he went on to ex plain the attitude of the defense relu- . j:.. I tive to the orders oi tne auauor aim highway department. Mr. Barber explained mat tne nign- wav department was govern diHerent law. This was denied by the defense and the state was challenged to show a statute governing this mat ter. The court directed that the mat ter "e left out until the statutes could be investigated. No application of the orders is shown on the books, testified Treasurer Scott. Mr. Barber inquired if it is not man datory upon the treasurer to pay any or all' orders drawn by the auditor, and the treasurer replied that he so under stood it. Mr. Stickney then inquired if the treasurer would not consider it his duty to call to other officials' atten tion arty order in which he thougHs there was any suspicion. Mr. Scott re plied that lie would consider it the treasurer's duty. Cpon further inquiry Mr. Stickney "elicited the statement that Treasurer Scott had not seen any thing suspicious in Mr. Graham's or- dt'r- , J IT Former State Treasurer Edward. H. IVavitt of Montpelier was next called to the stand, and he testified relative to the business while he was state, treasurer. ' Graham's Bank Balance. After State Auditor Gates had fin ished describing the orders that were drawn by Mr. Graham between 1912 and 1U17, he was given a rest anu tne state placed the representatives ot three banks on the stand to testify yesterday afternoon. The first bank man to testify was Harold Perkins, cashier of the Xational White River bank of Bethel, who told of the business which Mr. Graham did with his hank. He did not know Mr. (Continued on eighth page ! TALK OF THE TOWN Miss Vera Benjamin, student at God dard seminary, is being detained from her school work on account of the ill ness of her mother, who lives in Xorth Mont pelier. Staff laptain William Sowers of the Salvation Army arrived in Barre this afternoon from Hartford, Conn., and this evening he wi'l speak at the serv- held by the Salvation Army in the interests olf the younc people. F H. Keiley of the Goddard seminary basketball team, who has been sak for the past few davs and has had tn lose the chance to play the lat few jramrs for Ihe red and while, is able to be b.mt his school work now and will ap pear on the court in a few days. i:olTt Morgan, the representaf it of the Wl Ia'l stoie. has returned from Bvstow. where hr b been at -tend .r.g He n-rtirtjr of te Oiall clerk i f Xew n'a-'i.! Mr. Mr? rep.. I hat a rie irwrtinn of oec r.vt eVrk was heJ-d. 1 be mci-nc !a-'cl two dav and Tw-4mr er;rz a liMet w ired to the Leisll erk s.