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lAIJLY TIME BARRE, VERMONT, SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 1920. PRICE, TWO CENTS. VOL. XXIII NO. 264. THE B S ALLIES PLAN NEW MOVE TO GET EX-KAISER AFTER REFUSAL BY HOLLAND Premiers of Great Britain, France and Italy Will Have Conference One of the Premiers Is Not Averse to Calling Upon Germany to Produce Ho henzollern. FRENCH OFFICIAL DOM IS AGAINST SUCH AMOVE x There Is Much Doubt in Paris Whether Germany Would Herself Surrender the Former Emperor if She Should Get Him Away from Holland. Paris. Jan. 24. Conference between premiers of Great Britiin, France and Ttaly will be held before the next move in the proceedings to extradite former Emperor William from Holland is de cided upon, according ' to information oivcn the Associated Press by the French foreign office. Whether the next demand for the surrender of the erst while kaiser will be directed to The Hague or Berlin, will be the main Mib ject to be determined by the three gov emments. The next nieetinir of the premier of the three countries will be held in Lon don, but as not date for this meeting has been fixed and the matter cannot be left pending a long time, the foreign office expressed the opinion that the ( question might eventually be settled through diplomatic channels between Rome, Paris and London. It is understood that t least one premier is not adverse to asking Ber lin to call for the return of Count Hohenzollern to Germany and then de manding that Germany deliver him over. to the allies in accordance with the provisions of article 228 of the treaty of Versailles. Holland, in refusing to accede to the demand of the allies for the extraction of former F.mperor William of Ger many, recognizes no duties but thdVe imposed' by her laws ami the tradi tion that her soil is sanufuary for the vanquished in international conflicts. This, in effect, is the reply to The .Neth erlands government to tiio power which would piace the erstwhile kaiser on trial Cor "a supreme offense against international morality and the sancti ty of treaties." "Having had no part in the framing of the. treaty of Versailles, Holland hold-s ehe is not bound by the provi- sinns of that pact, and does not con sider herself obligated by them. For this reason she refutes the implication that international duties which may arise out of the treaty are applicable to her. The reply states that if in fu ture the society of nations should es tablish an international tribunal com petent to try, in case of war, deeds which were placed in the category of crimes by statute ante-dating the acts committed, Holland will participate in itm deliberations. As the crime charged against Count Hohenzollern i not baed on any such statute, little en couragement was given the powers by this phase of the Dutch reply. While the Dutch government is posi tiy in its refusal to acquiesce in the desire of the allied powers, the lan guage employed in the note sent to The Hague on Jan. 15 seemed to re flect determination on the part of the lliee to eecure the custody of Count Hohenzollern. Holland wa-i toM it was the powers' duty to Jring the former emperor to trial "not allowing them selves to be stopped by argument" and the note concluded by an assertion that it "i to the best interests of the Dutch people not to appear to protect the principal author of this catastrophe." The intimation the powers sought to convey by these clauses of their note have not been divulged. Sentiment in official ericlcs here is against demanding that Germany seek the return of the former emperor. It is doubtful whether Germany would acquiesce and make representations to Holland and it is aim problematic whether ehe would deliver the em while sovereign in the event she ehould obtain poseanion of him. It is also feared the presence of Count Hohen rollem in Germany would solidify the monarchist party, which is reported to be gaining strength daily. FORMER EMPEROR WAS NOT SURPRISED Refusal of Extradition Had Been Ex pected, Bnt No Intimation to That Effect Had Been Received. Ameroniren. Friday, Jan. 23. Former Hmperor William of Germany was not surprised by the formal refusal of the Dutch government to comply with, the allied demand for his eurrender, it was declared to-day at Bent in. k castle, where the'ex-ruW makes his home. New of the decision was first com municated to the castle by the Associ ated Press correspondent here. A refusal of txtrad.tioa had been ex-1 per led from the first, the correspondent wag told but the castle's residents had never been officially informed that such a decision had been or would be reached. FRENCH PRESS NOT EXCITED. Over Refusal of Holland to Surrender Former Emperor. Paris, Jan. 24. Although already discounted, the .refusal of Holland to surrender form Emperor William of Germany to the allies has been given a mixed reception by the newspapers here. Writinor in the Echo de Paris, "jfertimax" says he regards the "pun ishment of Count Hohenzollern as a question of sentiment." "AH things considered," he continues, "the only thing remaining for us to do is to come to an understanding with Holland on the conditions surrounding the internment of the former emperor, in which gome provision for allied sur veillance might be made." Gustav Herve, editor of La. Victoire, thinks, on the whole, it would be bet ter "for the kaisor to stop where he is." The Petit Fariaien goes to the other extreme and says: '"The right ot asy- nm in onlv entitled to respect it the person sheltered is himself worthy of respect, and such 4s not the case here. Honor cannot be involved if it favors one who has forfeited honor. Holland, sheltering behind legal technicalities, avoids the question of guilt, which is no longer in dubt tnrougnout, me world." HUNGARIANS HAVE ANTI-TREATY PARADE Imoosine Demonstration in protest Was Staged at Budapest Remains of St. Stephen Were Borne, to the Basilica. Budapest, Wednesday, .(an. 21.- An imposing demonstration as a protest against the peace terinj imposed upon Hungary at Pari was heki to-day in this city. The remains of JSt. Stephen were borne from the tranciscan church to the Basilica at the head of the pro cession. Within the Basilica were gathered the ladies of the aristocracy, headed by Archduchess Sofia and Archduchess Augusta. Wives of Hungarian minis; ters were also present. Service were conducted and the national anthem was sung, followed by the litany. OLD SWINDLE REVIVED. On Fictitious Claims for Land in Man hattan. Xew York, Jan. 24. Search for swin dlers who are trying to convince thou sands of persona throughout the coun try that they have inherited most of the land in Xew York's financial dis trict whs begun to-day by the police. In a revival of a ewindle which net ted its promoters nearly one million dollars thirty years ago, letters have been circulated advising the recipients that they are heirs of Annckc Jans, and that her estate consisting of the sites of the Wool worth building. Trinity church and most of Wall street is to be divided soon. A contribution for lezal expense is asked. Jewels and money valued at millions belonging to the estate have just been discovered in a vault in this city, the letter says. As proof there are enclosed what ap pears to be newspaper clippinffs. The windier prospect are advised that the stale is responsible for the bene fits that are shortly to airrue to them, as it desires to ewllect the heavy in heritance tax which each heir mus pay ana has intervened in the cen-tury-old litigation over the estate. The police and the district attorney have received hundreds of letters ask ing just when tho estate will be di vided. Anneke Jans was a real old Knick erbocker and she left all her proper ty to Trinity church. Litigation over the estate ended years ago, but at least 5lH),Of0 persons have claimed to lie her heirs since then, it i estimated at the district attorney's oPice. AMERICAN TEL. & TEL. MAN DEAD Nathan C. Kingsbury Was First Vice President of Company. Xew York, Jan. 24. Nathan Corning Kingsbury, first, vice-president of the American Telephone A, Telegraph com pany, died suddenly at li is home here last night, apparently from heart dis ease, it was learned to-day. He was at his office yesterday. Mr. Kingsbnry wa born in Mentor, Ulno, in I Si iti. FOCH RECEPTION FEB. 5. Famous War Here Will Be Received into French Academy. Paris, Jan. 24. Marshal Koch w ill be offiefally received by the French acad emy on Feb. .5. Raymond Poincare, the outgoing president of the republic, will reply to the marshal's addre, and will be assisted by a number of distin guished men ho will be on the recep tion committee. v Jnst What Rooms Needed. Landlady (to new roomer) Last month a lodger left the front door open and burglars gat in and cleaned out every room in the house. Xew Roomer For heaven's sake, madam, fire the chambermaid and leave the front door open every night. Bos ton Transcript. Naturally. "Musi," remarked the longhaired man. "is the lanjruage of the heart." "In that case," returned the person alio takes things literally, "the person who like iau must have a ts-rrible pulse." Boston Transcript. THREE SHOCKS ON WEST COAST Tremors Extended Through Washington and Brit ish Columbia WINDOWS BROKEN, WALLS CRACKED Bellingham, Wash., Seems to Have Felt Worst - ' Vibration Seattle, Wash., Jan. 24. Three dis tinct earthquake shocks were felt here at 11:03 o'clock last night. The tre mors extended through Washington and British Columbia. At Bellinghanr, Wash., windows were broken and brick walls cracked. At Van couver, B. C, people rushed Srom build ings in alarm, but the only damage reported was to telephone lines. Vic toria, B. C. and numerous towns in northwest Washington felt the quake. No damage was reported in Seattle. CONFESSED FALSE TESTIMONY. -A Action of Principal Witness Brought Case to Abrupt Close.) Manchester, Eng., Jan. 23. Trial of the famous Hare Cotton Spinning case, in chancery, came to an abrupt close to-day when one of the principal wit nesses confessed he had given false testimony. Attorneys for the plaintiffs thereupon agreed that judgment should bo entered for the defendants, with all the costs of the action. The Hare Spinning company, Tod morton, brought suit against Messrs. John Leigh, Ltd., of Oldham, Sir John Leigh and Messrs. Collet t, Vaughn, O'Xeil and Mellor, declaring that the defendants wrongfully combined or conspired together for the purpose of defrauding the - plaintiff company by gelling- xnl Un waste to John- Leigh, Ltd., at a price above the proper yalue, by purchasing cotton from John Ieigh, Ltd., at a price above market quota tions, making improper payments and issuing certain debentures. WILL EXTEND,, TIME OF CENSUS COUNT Director Rogers Said Time Would bt Extended Some of the Returns Already In. 4 Washington, I). C, Jan. 24. While it had been hoped to complete the enu meration work in the 14th decennial census in 15 days, Director Samuel L. Kogers of the ceuus bureau, aid to day the time would be extended and that the count of the population of the country would be completed re gardless of the time necessary. Director Kogers said the enumeration had not yet been finished in some of the large cities, bill that some returns had been received from a numlier of them. "VICE SQUAD- CASE STARTED. Providence Journal Man's Charges Be ing Investigated. Washington. D. C, Jan. 24. Prelim inary investigation into charges by John R. Rathom of the Providence (R. I.I Journal, that a naval "vice squad"' at Newport, It. I., had been ordered by naval officer to "commit nameless practices in an effort to ob- tain evidence against resident of New port, wav' begun to-day by a special Senate naval committee which met be hind closed door. The committee is to determine whether a full public inquiry should be conducted. Arthur L. Fairhrother, a representa tive of the Frovidence Journal, read a statement before the committee detail ing the alleged condition. He ouoted testimony from naval courts martial at the Newport training station and part of the court records of the state and federal trial of Itev. Samuel Kent of Newport, who was acquitted of charges based on information obtained by the navy "vice squad." Mr. Fairhrother also presented a list of witnesses, who, he said, were in possession xf important facts bearing rn the case. LIQUOR PRESCRIPTIONS May Be Issued for Medicinal Purposes is Maine. Augusta, Me., Jan. 24. Permits for physicians to prescribe and durggit to sell liquor for roedicinsl purposes may be Usued by lynn, O. Tebbets, roiiector of internal revenue for Maine, in his cj parity as acting federal pro hibition dircKr for this stale. Mr. Tebbets. in making this an nouncement to-day, said he did not care it discus the question whether the federal amendment superseded the Maine prohibitory lirjuor law. OVER MILLION CASES TYPHOID. On Rosso-Polish Frontier Because of Inferior Sanitary Arrangement. Warsaw, Jan. 24. Inferior sanitary arrangement on the Ruvo-P!ih fron tier are s-aid to he repoTiitle for the alarming epidemic of typhus whi-h i raging in Poland and the Bat:e prov-im-es. Mure than h miilion case of the 4iee have li rrported to Red Cross officials. LAST OF A.E.F. MEN ARRIVE Doughboys to Be Guests of Rocky Mountain Club , at Dinner CONTINGENT CAME ON "NORTHERN PACIFIC" The Same Vessel Brought the Passengers of Trans v port. Powhatan Xew York, Jan. 24. The army trans port Northern Pacific, carrying the last contingent of the American expedition ary force in France and the 211 pas sengers of the disabled transport Pow hatan, reached port early to-day and expected to dock at Hoboken during the forenoon. Two hundred member of the Rocky Mountain club, with many notables as quests, went down the bay in a steam er to greet the transport at quarantine. The doughboys will be guests of the club at a dinner and series of enter tainments. The Powhatan's passengers, who were removed from the helpless trans port about 200 miles off Halifax after she had wallowed in high seas for six days and nights, included 11 women and two children, in addition to army officers. The Powhatan sailed from Xew York for Antwerp on Jan. 16, and was disabled last Sunday. Latest wireless messages received here said the Powhatan was being slowly towed to Halifax to-day by the Canadian steamship Lady I-auner. ., TOW LINE PARTED. And Effort to Tow the Powhatan In Is Halted. Halifax, X. S., Jan. 24. Misfortune again to-day attended the attempt to bring the disabled l nited State tram port Powhatan to port. Captain Travi. master of the. Canadian government steamer Lady Laurier, which yesterday was slowly but steadily towing the Powhatan towards Halifax, advised the marine agent here this morning that one of the tow lines had parted and that progress had stopped. ROBBERS GOT $20,000 IN RED BANK HOLD-UP Three Men Robbed Four Employes of Sigmund Eisner Co. While Latter. Were Driving into Fac tory Grounds. Red Hank. X. J., Jan. 24. Three armed men held up four employe of the Sigmund Kisner company w hile they were driving into the factory grounds to-day and robbed them of f.'O.OtKi, the company pay-roll. OPPOSE BODY TRANSFER. Association Has Mrs. Edith Kermit Roosevelt as Honorary President. New York, Jan. 24. -Mrs. Edith Ker mit Roosevelt, widow of Theodore Roosevelt, is honorary president of an association of gold (.far mothers and fathers organized here, to oppose re turn of the bodies of American soldiers killed in France. At the organization meeting yester day. Colonel Edward Olmstead, assist ant chief of the 27th dixision, and sev eral army chaplains rpoke against transfer of the dead, asserting it was inadvisable for practical as well as sen timental reasons. CHICAGO RADICALS BEING INDICTED Virtually Every One of Prominence Has Been Booked to Face Trial. Chicago. Jan. 24. Virtually efcry radical advocate of prominence in the I 'nited States is scheduled to face ft ial in Chicago. Indictments against 85 al leged leaders of the communist party ves-icrdav followed. quickly indict incuts of forty -men and women charged with being high in the councils of the com munist labor party. Extradition papers were being pre pared to-day fir those under indict ment who are resident of other states. The state's attorney has not definite ly set a date for beginning tho trials. RADICALS KEEP HEALTHY. Only a Few of Those Detained on Eli is Island Have Been Sick. Xew York, Jan. 24. The red colony at F.lli Island to-day showed remark ably good health compared with de tained immigrants. f the 4)0 e'xtrem ist at the i.-lml who have not been able to obtain bail a nearly I .TO oth er have dcrtie, less than a score were in the hospital. On the other hand, more than 400 immigrant were being treated for various ilmcnts, mostly Measles, which they contracted prior to arrival at Xew York. The total num ber of immigrant now heid at the is land is about ljOOO. There hve been few cases of hifltienra. according to offi cials, ami the numler is decreasing. ARRIVES IN PARIS. German Charge d'Affaire Dr. Wilhebn Mayer. Paris. Jan. 24. Dr. Wilhelm Mayer, the German charre d'affaires, whose appointment was announced wt days ago, arrived here this morning. CYRUS TOWNSEJfD BRADY. Well-Knowa Author and Episcopal Clergyman Dead. Yonkers, X. Y, Jan. 24.- Pev. Cyrus Ton-eil Brady, well known author, and Kpiipal clergyman, d,ed of pnen nionU at hts home here to-day. HARTNESS AGAIN HEADS STATE SCHOOL BOARD s ' E.TL West of Dorset a New Member of State Fair Commission, as Just Ap pointed By Governor Clement. Governor Clement has made the fol lowing appointments for the terms be ginning Feb. 1, 1920: Florence E. Corrv of Montpelier member of the board sti charities and probation for the term of live years, VV. Allen Gage of St. Johnsbury member of the board of chiropractic examination and registration for th term or three years. Ashley J, Goss of West Danville member of the state board of concilia tion and arbitration for the term of three year. - David Manson of Burlington, mem her of the board of dental examiners for the term of five years. "James Hartness of Springfield, mem ber of the state board of education for the term of five years. Charles L. Stuart of Lyndonville, Luther A. Cobb of Island Pond, 'James B. Estce of Montpclici, E. II. West of Dorsot, members 01 the state fair com mission for the term of three years. Augustus S. Hanking, of St. Johns bury, member of the board of optom etry for the term of three years. 'wwii v. Martin ot IJarre, member of the board of osteopathic examination and registration for the term of three years. Harry A. Slade of Montpelier, mem ber of tho state board of pharmacy for tho term 01 five years. Robert Weir of Rutland, member of the state board of veterinary registra tion and examination for the term of three years. Mrs. James B. Kstee of Montpelier member of the board of trustees of the Washington County Tuberculosis hos uital for the, term of three years. Governor Clement has designated James Hartness of Springfield, chair man at the state board of education, for the year beginning leb, 1. 'Reappointed. WAR AND IE C. OF L. KEPT DOWN BIRTHRATE New York State Was Reduced 36,000 Last Year, But Death Rate Was Very Low. New York, Jan. 24. Xew York Mate's normal birthrate has been re dined by .16.000 since Jan. 1, 11)18, be cause of the war and the resultant high cost of living, according to a statement issued here to day by Dr. H. M. Biggs, stale commissioner of health. The extreme low mark, Dr. Biggs said, was reached in July. 1819, when births dropped to 18.7 per 1.(100 of pop illation. This is the lowest figure in the state's hisUiry. The rate for the first eight months of 101!) was 20.2, which is 11 per cent lower than the rate for the corresponding months in 1918, and 16 per cent lower than the average for the preceding five year. lh rfigga found solace in the tact that tha Heath rate for the same period was the lowest in many years. BIG BUSINESS PROJECT. Dunham Bros. Plan to Erect Building at Brattleboro. Brattleboro, Jan. 24.' The Center Congregational church at a special meelinjr last night voted unanimously to accept an offer of f 10,000. from the Dunham Brothers company, wholesale and retail ihoe dealers, for the Good hue property on Main street. This was the home of the late rran- cis Goodhue and the church bought it several vcar ago for 15,000 with a view of using it for parish house pur poses but changed its plan. Ihinlinm urotner plan to tear uown the house and to erect on the lot a large building to accommodate its wholesale office and to meet its warehouse needs. The lot adjoins the Boston Maine railroad riuht of way in the rear. The omiianv will move its wholesale Misi- nrss from Hooker block, but will retnin ts retail store in it present location in Hooker block. PAN-AMERICANS ON TOUR. Finish Their Business nod Now Have Round of Pleasure. Washington. D. C, Jan. 24. Dele gate to the second Pan-American financial conference, who adjourned their busines sessions here yesterday, spent to day in Annapolis as thegoests of Secretary Daniels at the naval academy. Returning to the capital to night, they will be the guests at a banquet tendered by Secretary of the Treasury Glues, in the hall of the Americas in the Pan-American build ing. To morrow the delegate will leave for Philadelphia and Monday and Tues day will lie spent in viewing the Hog Island ship building plant. The rinnl function will be a dinner in .New oik Tuesday evening, tendered by the Pan American society of the United States. MANY NOTABLES ARRIVE. On the Baltic and Carmania, Which Docked To-day. Xew York. Jan. 24 The White Star liner Baltic and the Cunardcr Carmania arrived here to-day from Liverpool, bringing a total of 1910 passenger. Among the Carmania 's pasmgers were W. I). Veat. Irish pict and play wright; George D. Smith, lok collec tor, who hs been paying large sums for rare manuscripts, and ice Admiral Napier of the British navy Harold Sanderson, who has charge of the White Star oflices here, arrived on the Baltic, and W. W. Andrews, ssvretary of the American embassy at Buenos Aires, was another passenger. GREENSBORO MAN SENTENCED. William, Beddell Gets Eight and a Half Years for "Burglary. Newport. Jan. 24. William Beddell of Greensboro as ye.-t-rday sentenced in Orleans county court to not less than -ight and a half and not lrs than In years in the state prison for burglary and larceny at the t'nthberteon store in Greenlor. He is 47 years old, and this is the fifth sentence from this court, harin? i-erved 18 years ia tUo state prison already. JOHNSON-BORAH BREAK ALARMS Causes Republican Senators To Meet in an Informal Conference on Treaty LODGE CANCELS BI-PARTY PARLEY Latter Is Expected to Be Resumed in Washing ton Next Week Washington, D. C, Jan, 24. Rcpubli can senators met in informal conference to-day to consider procedure with the peace treaty in view of the protests against further- compromise made yes terday by the eight Republicans headed by Senators Johnson of California and Borah of Idaho. In order that the Republican confer ence might proceed freely. Senator Lodge, the Republican leader, cancelled the meeting planned with the Demo fTratic committee, headed by Senator Hitchcock, to discuss compromise res ervation. Mr. Lodge called a number of Republicans, including those of the mild reservation" group, to his office to consider thfe situation presented by the threatened defection of the John son -Borah group. No announcement was made bv Sen ator Lodge regarding renewal of the compromise negotiations with the Dem ocratic leaders, but it was believed that the Republican committee on compro mise would meet again early next week with the Democrats. There were indi cation that the cancellation of to-day's bipartisan conference was merely "to give Senator Ljcge time to consult with the rank and file of Republican senators. PROTEST RELIGIOUS REPRESENTATION In the League of Nations Protest Sent to Pres. Wilson, Sec. Lansing and the League of Nations Council. Washington. D. C, Jan. 14. Vigor ous protest against representation of religious organizations in the league ol nations was presented to v resident Wilson and Secretary of State l4in sing to-day by the Federal Council of t liurche. The Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America," the protest said representing 31 evangelical denomina tion with more than 20,000,000 com municants snd a constituency of not ess than 35,000.000, earnestly protests against the official representation of aur religious organization in the league of nations. The protest also was sent to Paris for presentation directly to the league of nations council.' FOUND CRUSHED TO DEATH., Gordon Emerson's Body Dug Out of Talc Mine in Johnson. Jolm-on, Jan. 24. The body of Gor don Emerson was taken at 3 o'clock esterday morning from the cave-in t the talc mine of the American Min eral company after 12 men had worked like mad ever since v ednesuay after noon to eitnctae the entombed miner. he cave-in of hundreds of ton of rork occurred at 4 o'clock on Wednesday afternoon and L'mersoti must have leen instantly killed, n.s his body was al-nio.-t cut In two. He never knew what struck liini. His head was badly crushed, Shifn of .12 men had labored in eessanUy removing .bo big ricks, which had to lie lifted 13 feet to get them away from the he-ad of !ic "mine. It ' terrific job to e'ear a way in the mine tunnej, but' there was a small chance that the man might not h.ie been killed. At th time of the ce-in- Kmerson w.is wrrklvg at the head of th mine anil two other men were not f;ir nwny. Ihsse men saw ign or what wits iui pend:ng and jumped to aufety. The body of r nierwrn was discovrea at 1! o'clock Thursday nighi. birr it was 3 imxi morning before it ocuij Lc extricated. TRACK BLOCKED AT BETHEL By Freight Cars Thrown Off the Rail This Morning. The northbound trains on the Central Vermont were very late to-day owing to a wreck at Bethel which occurred when two freight cars were thrown off the track near the passing track in that village, so that they blocked the track for a few hour. The wrecking train rime from White Kiver .1 unit ion and tipped one ear over to get it out of the way. Later the wrecking train from St. Albana went to the place to clear up the affairs. The northbound morning mail train did not arrive in Mimtpelier until after I o'clock, while the milk train, due at 11:42 o'clock, was later than that one. The southbound morning train was delayed at Bethel for some few hours. For "the accommodation of the passen- ?er traffic between Montpelier and Bur lington, the orancn passenprr irniii s run from Montpelier to St. Albans. FAMOUS DRIVER DEAD. Lewis A. Brackett Had Been on Race Track Nearly 60 Years. Gnrhsm. Me.. Jan. 24. Lewi A. Bracket t.'aged S. driver of race horses for nearly f.0 yearsj until failing eye sight and infirmities of age cnmpelb-d him to relinquish his seat in the suiky a dori years ago, died at his home here last night. Total b'indnss, with which he "had been afflicted, for the past n:ne years, was believed to have been due largely to his tenacity in sticking to the race track, which brought excessive eye strain. COLD WEEK AHEAD AND FREQUENT SNOWS Washington, I). C, Jan. 24. Weather predictions for the 'North Atlantic states for the week beginning Monday are: Cold weather indicated for a greater portion of week; fre quent snows until after the mid dle of the week. . ST. JOHNSBURY MURDERER SOON ' FOLLOWED VICTIM George H. Symes Shot and Killed His Wife They Had Been Separated Recently. St. Johnsbury, Jan. 24. George H. Symes, a St. Johnsbury carpenter, who vesterday shot and killed his wife, Mrs. Esther J. Symes, died last night at the hospital where he was taken after he had shot himself through the hciuL Dr. B. H. Stone of the state laboratory at Burlington came to-day to conduct an autopsy on the bodies of Mr. and Mrs. Symes, as well as upon Edmund T'ouis gantrwho dropped dead in the station here yesterday afternoon. The shooting of Mrs. Symes occurred in the woman's home in the basement of the house back of the-Berry-Ball store, where she had been living following hsr reieut separation from her husband, Symes had a room at the bt. Johnsbury 1111. they were married last June. Mrs. Symes took three of her. four boys home with her. The fourth son is mar ried and lives in another part of the village. Yesterday noon Svmes went into Landlord Watson's bedroom, unper- ceived, took Watson's revolver and went over to the home of his wife. As he entered the house, which is just off Main street and adjoining the St. Johnsbury house, he met her youngest son, Hoy Porter, and told the young man as he exhibited his revolver he would shoot him if he entered the liv ing room. The boy, fearing trouble, immediately started for the police, leaving in the house Harry Chaffee, a cousin, who had just arrived from Hardwick on a visit. Chaffee went into the kitchen as Symes met his wife in the living room and the boy heard Symes say to hear, "Xow go," after which he heard a shot. When he en tered the room the woman was dead and Symes had gone. Symes went to another part of the town, it was ascertained later, to find his sister and told the lady of the house that he had killed his wife. After some conversation he went out of the room and shot himself through the head. Svmes was about fiO years old, a na- five of England and had been twice married. Mrs. Symes was 48 years old, a native of Wolcott, and had been three times married. f WILLIAM H. BRADBURY Died Last Night of Pneumonia at His Home in Montpelier. William H. Bradbury, a man well known in this vicinity for his strict honor and integrity, died at his home, 33 School street. Montpelier, last night of pneumonia. Mr. Bradbury had m attack of the influenza in October, mis. and never -recovered from its effect. Tho next winter he spent in tho South, but the chango of climate failed to im prove his health materially and the at- ack- ot pneumonia touna mm 100 weakened to withstand it. Mr. Bradbury was born in East Barre. Feb. 12, 1S75, the son of Alva A. and Elizabeth (Barron) Bradbury. At the age of 16 years he began to learn the granite cutters' trade and for IS ears was engaged in lettering anu carving In 1S9S, he was married to Miss Maggie Cameron of .heinrooKe, O. After his marriage they resided for nine year in Barre, but nine years urchascd a farm in Washington I . .. ... , . i, I na lived there mini last. i-ioner. -ir 1 Bradbury's ill health influencing them o dispose of the farm property. Then i thev moved to Montpelier, where Air. Bradbury's death occurred. In Barre J i..i..J t Cr,ii.. Indup. No. 3Y ; j . r .-!.. v ' I'lmi.ii- ...... v., r-. - - - R. A. M., tho Eastern fer and the Fed j inn .a. 'mun- i.ti".. i sj I lie is survived by his wife and one i . earner in Bradford. alu one'' brother, Frank Brnduury . IV,-w hili The funeral will be held p-otn the ongrcgational church in Bs.Ta Monday ftrrnnon t 2 o i-lflCK. Kev. r. 1.. 1.00a- spced ofliciating. assisted by liev. C D. iper, pastor or me Jiouipener ip st church. The Masonic service will jalsn be given. The body will be placed in the vault in Klmwood cemetery nun in the spring interment will be in Uope cemetery TUBERCULOSIS EXPERT Dr. Henry A. Ladd Named to Assist in Early Diagnosis. Burlington. Jan. 24. An important meeting of the directors of the Ver mont Tuberculosis association was held yesterday afternoon at the office of the state board of health. Ir. Henry A. Ladd was elected expert consultant, to assist doctors of the state in the early diagnosis of tuberculosis. In prepara tion for this work. Dr. Ladd will attend the Trudeau school for tuberculosis at Saranac lke. X. Y and spend several weeks in a sanitarium for incipient case. It was voted to hire three nurses and to give them special training in tuber culosis. The work of the nurses will be to find uncared-for rase of tulier culosis and supervise thrm. both for the welfare of the patient and to prevent the spread of the disease to others. The association already has two public health nurses. Mr. C. M. Bomhower, who is doing excellent work in Barre, and Mrs. A. B. Knright, the capable matron of the preventorium. PROMINENT FRENCHMAN. Senator Ernest Valle Died To-day Was Formerly Minister of Justice Taris. Jan. 24 fHavas). Senator ? nest Yaile d ed this morning. He was born in IS4-V M. Va!l held the post of minister of justice from l'.t2 to lWt. He was president of the cnmmisi.in for the separation of church and state. M. Valie represented the Maine constitu ency ia the Senate. PART OF COUNT STRICKEN OFF Prosecution in the Grahap-i.' Case Concedes Two Pr j. yr m. 'jA ? ' menis were iYiar.6 - ??N ' TO D. T. HANI.AND TO EDUCAsJN DEPT. At Times Graham Account as State Auditor Was Over drawn and "Underdrawn" Concession was made by the proseeu tion in the case of State vs. Horace J Graham, alleged embezzlement and lar ceny of state funds, in Washington county court to-day that two Items in one of the counts charging theft oould not be substantiated. These were $500 which went to Dewey T. Hanley, for mer purchasing agent, and $246 to the state educational department. Accord- " ingly, the two items were deducted from the theft count of $1,245.00 which was set up in the indictment. According to the state, these two items looked wrong but when they came to examine the account closer they found that the payments had been made to Hanley and to the educational department. However, the prosecution claims that the manner in which the order was drawn was not right. Only a short session of the trinl was held to-day, recess beina declared at 11:30 o'clock, and the trial will be re sumed Monday. During this morning tne time was given up to presentation of more vouchers from the state audi' tor's office. It was brought out in evidence Fri day afternoon that Graham had not always taken up all his salary at the end of thei yeur, fof there were move vouchers ou hand than the amount of orders drawn against them. Several sets of vouchers were shown to the jury for the purpose of giving the jury a definite idea of how business was gen erally conducted in the auditor's orhce, Benjamin Gates, the present state audi tor, being on the stand. ' Order Xo. 8822 was introduced, show ing no voucher covering the expense and salary. This is one of the so-called "lost" vouchers, which later was found in a drawer in one of the desks. Mr. Gates stated there were several vouch ers missing. Mr. Gates testified that for the year ending June 30, 1013, the orders drawn by Mr. Graham amounted to $10,087.49, while the vouchers amounted to !), .S44.33, or, in other words, Mr. Graham drew $1,043.10 more than the vouchers accounted for. The account for that fiscal year was offered, and Mr--Gates testified there were no receipts. for all the orders drawn. For the account ending June 30, 1914, Mr.Gates testified that Graham's sal ary and expenses connected with hi office amounted to $9,209.05, and his vouchers were for the same sum: but Graham did not take all the money dun him, the total orders amounting to $8,807.01.' Therefore, said the witness, the slate owed hira 401.74, or Giulmm had "underdrawn" his account that amount. The vouchers for the vear ending June "0, 10I5, were for 10,2f3.07, and the order amounted to $1O,00".Oj. lnt er on the witness explained that uit amount was carried forward so thnt ho would have to revise the liuiires t- read an "undcrdraft'' of $007. 44, jii stead of a balance against Graham, This "underdraft" did not take into consideration the $1,200 highway de partment item. When this was con- smerea mc overman, .o,u ue c.......... Tl.f i-minU and votichfi'S checked U! . k ja , , . ., ,- 1 ne " " eion M - '" ", .". " - V,-:" ' """lrr? ','.' Z' 7 : ' uiiicrinicv 01 v-si.i-..-. 1. oin. delation tne i.oo nignway j... ... ,1., . a. ...... 1 1 . ,, , .-, Pmm.t order. "a.w' II a III v ' U IHO s?l,ti , -w fiixs vt'p ou my wiiniM . ...... permitted yesterday aftesb.Joa to .n.V rhe ,iiit amend the indictment ' ea of iho counts 153, l."i. and I "'11 would correspond with tho dates of the orders. Statu Treasurer Scott was on tho stand iute yesterday . il's answers to questions relative 10 advances wer read to him, and he made no changes in them. The defense sought to bring out through Mr. Scott that no department could tell the exact amount of money required for advances to do Its work; bin the witness had no personal knowl edge of the other departments. Hn presumed, however, that it was so.. When asked by the defense why he tes- . titled as he did, witness replied that ho " knew of better reply than he gave. FUNERAL AT WEBSTERVILLE. Body of Mrs, Charles Lamphere WiU Bo Taken to So. Thetford in Spring. The funeral of Mrs. Charlo Lam phere, who died Wednesday at her home in lower Websterville of grip, was hed Friday afternoon at the house at 2 o'clock. Pev. Christian Peter sen officiated. The body was placed in the vault in Klmwood cemetory in this city and in the spring will lie taken to South Thetford for interment. Flowers were contributed as follows: Carnations, Mr. lamphere and family, Mrs. Hose CoJfrry and daughter. Car rie. Mr. awl Mr. Wellington Titn, neighbors and friends, Mr, ft. H. Wil liams and daughter; roses, 1 primary room in lower Wehterville. FUNERAL OF G. I. BECKLEY Was Held Yesterday Afternoon, Pa triotic Orders Being Represented. The funeral of the late Oorge I. Berkley was held yesterday afternoon from the home at V5 Hill street, with Rev. B. G. Linskv etriciatinc. The P.- B. Crandall post of the G. A. R. was well represented, as well as other pa triotic order of the city. The bearer were Aibrrt William. F Fj Perry. tVrl Koliin. C. II. Ma goon. O. J. IV-ige anl Harry Johnson. The intermert wa in Mapiewood cemetery. There were many flower as tributes to the tivil war veteran nn-I resoettetl ci'.'uen of Barra.