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gtate Officials Were Also
Warned by U. S. Depart
ment of Justice Agents
That They Were to Be
f come Objects of Attack
by the Communists and
Contemplated Violence,
Says Attorney - General
Palmer, Was to Be Inci
dent to the Attempts to
Bring About Strikes in
All Basic American In
dustries. , Washington, D. C. April :I0. Warn
ing that they had been selected by rad.
Seal elements for assault or assassina
im as part of a May day demonstra
tion had been revived from depart
ment of justice agents to-day by more
than a score of federal and state offi
cial. Announcement of the discovery
of the plot by government agents -was
announced last night, by Attorney Gen
eral Palmer.
The assassinations and assaults were
to have been a part of Hie May day
program planned by tlie communist la -or
party and other radical groups, Mr.
Palmer said, adding that the contem
plated vioilenee was to be incident to
attempts to bring about strikes in all
4he basic American industries in be
lmlf of ooace with soviet Russia.
Information, the attorney general de
clared, in possession of the department,
indicated the radical agents have been
working "in direction and in unison"
with those who have been instigat
ing disorders on that day in Europe.
Inhuman treatment" of the soviet,
government of Kussia by the United
(States and the allied powers has been
alleged by agent, the radical move
ment especially, in their propaganda
among foreigners in industrial centers,
Mr. Palmer asserted, adding that the
proposed strikes and other disturbances
were intended to impress upon Ameri.
oan officials the threats of radicals that
relations, with Kussia must be re-
The propaganda used in the textile
manufa.-tnring districts.. Mr. Parmer
said, included the argument that
etrike would reduce the high cost of
hief of Police Garrity Had Been
Warned That Reds Planned to
Stage "Carnival of Assassi.
Chicago, April 30. More than 350
ierons were in city jails here to-day
a a result of what John 4. Garrity,
chief of police, termed as a "spring
clean -iip of criminals." Included in the
number were alleged burglars, high
waymen, minor criminals and radical
suspect s.
Chief Garrity, warned by State's At
torney Hoyne" and the army intelli
gence' bureau here that "reds" intend
ed to stage a "carnival of assassina
tions" to-morrow, said he did not look
f.w extensive May daj' depredations,
but had taken advisable precautions.
Complete Figures Show Wood Bad
52,608 aad Johnson 51,401, in
New Jersey.
Newark. X. I.. April .10. Complete
and corrected figures in the New Jer-
rv pretcrential presidential primary
to-day gave Major General Ionard
Wood' a lead f 120 votes over Sena
tor Hiram W. Johnson. The vote
aioo.l: Wood 52.008; Johnson 31.401.
Joseph H. Wesson of SpriB-rfield, Mass,
Was 63.
Si.ringlieid. Mas., April K. Joeph
H. We-i. president of the Smith i
Wesson Co.. pitl manufacturers, sim-e
he death in I'M f his father, Daniel
li. Wrson. ded to-day, aced fill. He
wa considered an authority in the pro
duction rf small arm. Death followed
short illne and a due to a heart
When Their Machine Crashed to Earth
" Near Lima, Pent.
Lima Peru. Afiril 2.- Po. Simon
and W. Wheeler, aneraan.c. Anerc
eommerr:! aviator, were seriously in-
! ured when their airplane -rabed at
he nvbtarv a- a:wn ffiA near here to.
isr hrt y after it a-T-v! fr.n N-w
IVean Tfe wia.h ie werVH
IKe .s ,-i,t rvorr4 fo'iowmg aa
rtibit;ow jf k-opmj the inop.
German Students' Demonstration
Vienna Continued with Great
Violence Police Forces
Were Stood Off for
a Time.
Vienna, April 29. Anti-Jewish dem
onstrations by German students con.
tinned in a more serious form to-day
and were also direct ed against other
students recognized as socialists. Cries
of "down "witth the Jews" mingled with
"down "with the reds."
Tho students of the university occu
pied a position near one of the col
leges, armed w-ith sticks and their lead
ers carrying swords. Jews were vio
lently attacked when they entered lec
ture rooms,' and were compelled to
leave. A Jewish war kitchen also was
raided. During the disorder there were
cries of "Long live the Hapsburgs" and
the old national anthem was sung.
Police forces were stood off for a time
and were forced to draw their swords
to disperse the students.
The movement seems to be jointly
anti-Jewish and political, the latter
phase being a protest against the gov
ernment's refusal to make any ad
vances to Hungary. Charges are made
that the demonstration here has been
planned by anti-Jewish students in
Budapest, while the Abendblatt says
emissaries from the group surround
ing Admiral Horthy, Hungarian re
gent, are in the city. It is understood
that the American commissioner here
has directed inquiries to the govern,
ment concerning the damage done to
the war kitchen attacked to-day, it
being conducted partly tinder Ameri
can aimpiccs..
Student leaders declare they will con
tinue their demonstrations with, in
creased emphasis and the government
is considering closing the University of
Vienna unless the. situation improves.
And are Fighting Stubbornly Against
the Attack of Polish and
Ukraine Troops.
Warsaw, April 2(1 (By the Associ
ated Press l Polish and Ukraine troops
driving toward Kicve, have occupied
the town of Malin, on the railroad,
about 0 miles northwest of Kiev. The
advance is continuing toward the Dnie
per river, except on the southern sec
tor of the front, where the Russian
bolshevik forces are making a stand
along the right bank of the Bug river
and are fighting stubbornly.
The hoMieviki are rushing the 5th
and 8th divisions from the Caucasus
region to reinforce the lith soviet
army, which has its headquarters at
Kiev. In an action which resulted in
the occupation of the village of Mosea.
tin, southwet of Zhitomir, Polish cav
alry captured 2,000 prisoners, 10 can
non, one tank and the colors of the
58th bolshevik division. Airplanes, ar
mored trains and automobiles are be
ing used by the roles and crack cav
alry divisions have been brought into
action. Posen troops, whkih fought
during the great war in the German
army, are engaged in the advance.
wireless communication regarding
the Polish offensive has been sent to
Polish newspapers by the press bureau
of the soviet foreign office. It asserts
the bolsheviki are not fcjet defeated and
have not changed theft peai-e inten
tions. "In view of the fact that Poles and
the Russian soviet government have
been unable to agree regarding the pro
posed meeting of the pence conference
at Borisov," the note says, "the soviet
government is willing to meet Polish
delegates at Grodno or Bialystok, near
Warsaw, if the Poles will agree upon
a date."
Miners Will Continue Their May Day
Paris. April .10. Miners throughout
France will continue their May Day
demonstration into a general strike in
accordance j with the decision of the
railroad workers and the resolution of
the General Labor Federation, accord
ing to announcement made to-day by
the secretary of the miners' union.
This morning's newspapers various!
interpret the federation's promised "ef
fective support" until definite orders
to strike are issued by different trades
union". It is held there remains a way
out for the federation in cae the rail-
I way strike is begun under conditions
that do not promise success.
The eiecutive committee of the fed.
eration ha declared i: "entire
svtnpathr and effective support" of the
movement, but has not at vet iued
orders for a continuation of- the May
dav demonstration. Its resolution ay:
"The federation declare itelf ready
t.v make every effort that circum
stances mar di. ta4e to insure Miccess
of the railroad strike. It will deter
mine, in accord with the executive com
m ttee of the railroad workers feder
al. on and other responsible strike an
tborttie. method of bringing into ac
tion forces which the labor movement
ba at its dir-l In these iimm
stance the exe.'utive committee ap
peal to all for absolute bervan'
of discipline and solidarity .f work
By Strike of Dock Workers at Saa
Juan, Porto Rut.
S.a Juan. Tortus Ri.i. April ."SO
Sfcippinr ii H Porto I:ecn port i
paralysed result d the str.ke
ot r.jo?hreBe and d(k clerks
lis k nssinrswi let Mnday. Su-ar
tnrce hr ri held wp ad
c-.mni!"-.w-at"f! ' I '!cd Slates
has beca interrupted.
, " - 1 ...i. -.II i ...... i i i
Economic Conference Will
Be Held Soon in
This Is Resumption of Con
versations Interrupted
by Ruhr Incident
Paris, April 30. An economic con
ference between delegates representing
France and Germany was arranged
yesterday by Premier Millerand and
Dr. Goeppert, It will probably be held
in Paris at an early date, depending
upon aiatvul of the Germans.
The conference is the outcome of
the conversations Premier Millerand
had with Dr. Mayer, the German
charge d'affaires here which were in
terrupted by the entry of the German
troops into the neutral zone of the
United States Chamber of Commerce
Took Action Last Night.
Atlantic City. V.T., April 30. The
Chamber of Commerce of the United
States, at the closing session of its
eighth annual convention here la
night, went on record in favor of a
"constructive Americanism." urged that
a treaty of peace "should be placed in
effect Vithmit further delay," and
adopted a resolution opposing a cash
bonus for soldiers, but favoring imme
diate provision for disabled or sick
soldiers or their dependents.
The opposition to a cash bonus for
soldiers originally had beevi drafted
and approved by tlii resolution com
mittee in more comprehensive form,
calling attention to the alleged danger
of certain classes of labor "abandon
ing work if granted a cash bonus, thus
disorganizing industry, causing fur
ther increase in prices of necessities,
and resulting in decreased production."
Announcement that the resolution
had been prepared caused Franklin
DWier, commander of the American
Legion, to request a hearing lieforc the
committee. He conferred with the com
mittee to.day, after which it was re
ported the resolutions had Wen modi
fied. Constructive Americanism, the res
olution said, will nntribnte toward our
present, progress. It emphasizes Amer
ican ideals of liberty, representative
government, enlightened rule of the
majority and supremacy of the law.
Of "government and business," it
added, "it is essential that our gov
ernment should scrupulously refrain
from entering any of the fields of
transportation communication, indii
trv and commerce, or any phase of
business when it can be successfully
undertaken and conducted by private
Because of Walkout of Freight Switch
men and Conductors Embargoes
on Freight Are to Be Fixed.
Buffalo. N. Y., April 30. To-day for
the second time within two weeks ev
ery railroad rard in the city was tied
up" by a walkout of freight switchmen
and "conductor w ho are member of
the re-ently organized yardmen' as
sociation. Dissatisfaction with the delay in
taking action on their demands for
increased pay was the reason given
by President' Edward C. Holohan of
the yardmen's association local for
the strike, but it was also said by
the strikers that the refusal of the
railroads to reinstate yardmasters who
would not do (.witching duty during
the first strike and were discharged,
had much to do with the present walk
out. The railroads were preparing to day
to place embargoes on freight in and
out of the city. Pasenger traffic,
it was claimed? would not lie af
fected by the strike. ,
Before the Strikers at Saragossa Re
turn to Work.
Sarago-sa. April Lit. The general
committee which i direct inz the 'nke
here ha decided that work shall nit
he resumed so long as the labor leaders
recently arrested are kept in jail.
When Peruvian Steamer Caught Fire
at Callao, Pen.
f'ailao. Peru. April 2.-The dk
and f"rt worW here narrowly escaped
destruction to-night when the l.VKI
ion Peruvian steamer Amelia cauj.-!it
fire. The vcsel a towed into Callao
lv and i s ill burning.
Has Been A creel Oa But the Date Is
Southampton. April .",0 -W Iwk
ett. the Kngiish lieavymeift. ha
t.ptitd artR t. meet Tommy Buia.
the F.-cn. h t anad-an r-.-Mcr w h
in !. pr.me a d..e tear tsi. The
date f iKe mat a kas ..t ict lccn
t ied II.
Mexican Rebel Leaders Say
It May Take Place in
the Near Future
Both Sides Have Been Con
centrating Men for More
Than Three Weeks
Agua Prieta, Sonora, April 30 Clash
of Carran.a and Sonora troops at Till
pito pass in the mountains southeast
of here late yesterday forecasts Ir-larg-cr
and more decisive eneounW in the
near future, rebel l?ader here said to
day. On eit4ier side of the pass both
factions have been concentrating men
for more than three weeks.
The KI Past) report that Ignacio
Knriquoz, candidate for governor of
Chihuahua, was marching with "home
guards' to reinforce revolutionists near
Chihuahua City was accepted here as
true. A few days ago it was reported
here that Enriquez had revolted with
the defense soeiales, but military offi
cers said the report was "'premature."
They admitted that negotiations for
the revolt of lCnriiiiez were under way.
Agents of the secessionists are at work
throughout. Mexico attempting to gain
followers. GcneraJ P. Kliaa Calles, com
mander of the revolutionary forces in
northwest Mexico, said to-day that the
rebels were doing little aggressive cam
paigning until the fullest trength pos
sible was mustered. He said the plan
was based on two reasons, one being
the desire to lie fully prepared for any
military situation which might arise,
and the other to gain 11 the strength
possible without .bloodshed.
Cargo Handlers Returned to Work
Without Receiving Any Advance
in Pay.
Boston, April 2tK The strike of
coastwise longshoremen at thia port
ended to-day. The 800 cargo handlers
who went out originally in sympathy
with the longshoremen in New York
and later made demands for deep-eca
rates of pay returned to work with
out receiving any advance. Union of
ficials said the men expected to re
ceive higher wages in September.'
The United Fruit company, the
Clyde and Oceans lines were princi
pally affected at thia port. The form
er employed about one half the to
tal number of strikers here.
Unless Spanish Diplomats Get Royal
Madrid. April 2!. Spanish diplomats
are forbidden to marry without, royal
permis-ion by a decree published to
day in the official Gazette. If this or
der is disregarded the offending person
will be suspended from office and his
wife excluded from diplomatic privi
leges. The object of the decree is to pre
vcnl diplomats marrying wnien with
out means or who posses undesirable
characters. Similar rules are applied
in the case of naval and military ofti
cers and noblemen.
Will Make Inspection of the Military
Forces in Canal Zone.
Panama, April 20. General John J.
Pershing, who will during the next
week make an inspection of military
forces in the canal zone, armed here
General Pershing was given a great
ovation hy "Americans and Panama
nians. The general w ill call upon Pres
ident Krnesto Cisilcl Ifevre to morrow
morning, later inspecting the Pacific
defense of the canal and the commis
sary. Friday pij-'ht the United State
military and' naval officer iil hae an
opportunity to greet General Pcr-hing
at a re-eept ion given him by the com
mander in the Panama canal zone.
Major Genera! Chase W. Kennedy and
Mrs. Kcnncdv.
Daniel McLean Jumped Overboard
While Ship Was Docking.
(harlottctown. P. K. I.. April 30
Daniel McLean of Calirary. Allierta.
committed suicide by jumping over
board from the steamer Prim Kdward
Island while she wa docking at Bor
den last ni;iht. A note with c-04 at
tached askinjr that it be sent to Dan
iel George McLean f Lowell. Mass.,
wa left on the deck by Mdean.
Pontiae, Mich., and East Chicago Ind.,
Show Marked Gains.
Wahingt'n. D. C April .'hi -Population
staii.tic aniioum-ed today in
cluded :
Pontiae. Mich.. 31.273. increase
741. or I33.il per -enoer ll'l".
rawfrd-iie. Ind., I.I3, in. ree
7'i1. or 2 i-r cent.
Kat llii-eo. Ind.. 33.3i". im-rca-c d
Ifi.MHi, or cs,1 per n:.
Joba T. McGraw, Democratic National
Committeeman from West Vuginia.
Wa-niniiU'i- D. C Apr.! 3o. I dn
1. M .ia. lVi.rtK- ...t.: ccm
liiitt'ciin from We-t Vi'j n;. dd
.u.l l,n!v la- n-l t a !r.n war
K'l.m'e ''iW' trow N
orU t. hi I, erne in .rH..a. N . .
I Vita was due t b' a't d.asc.
Chicago, April 30. Two of a
chain of quick lunch restaurants
in the business district had in
' effect to-day a reduction of five
cents in the price of seven
standard orders, as follows:
Soup, formerly 10 cents, now
Beef stew, 20 cents to 13.
Corned beef hash, 13 cents
to 10.
Baked beans, 13 cents to 10.
Frankfurters and potato salad,
23 cents to 20.
Corned beef and potato salad,
23 cents to 20.
Two eggs and toast, 23 cents
to 20.
Given as the Prime Cause of Present
High Prices in the United
New York, April 30. Bankers, edu
cators and economists of the United
States and Kurope discussed the facts
and causes of inflation and high prices
and their remedies, at the semi-annual
meeting of the Academy of. Politi
cal Science, which opened here today.
Dr. B. M. Anderson, jr., of the Na
tional Bank of Commerce in New York,
speaking at the forenoon session, de
clared that the shortage of goods and
the attendant speculation is the prime
cause of present high prices in this
'When our enormous export balance
disappears and when our domestic mar
kets are called upon to absorb three or
four hundred million dollars' worth of
goods per month, which they have not
been absorbing, we shall see lower
prices," he declared.
Tho speaker said that increased pro
duction had been expected when the
five million men withdrew from in
dustry for the army and navy, re
turned, but that it had not come.
"In 1010 we produced less by at least
10 per cent in physical units than in
PUT," he declared.' "Coupled' with this
decreased production, due to the pro
longed strain on our industrial sys
tem, came a great increase in our ex
port balance of trade and a great in
crease in domestic consumption, as our
people relaxed from war-time economy
and swung to the other extreme. The
net result is greater shortages of good
than at the end of the war."
Dr. Anderson declared bank expan
sion has been "more a passive result
than an active cause of the rising
Kdwin H. Kemmerer. professor of
economics and finance at Princeton uni
versity, reviewed the two groups of
causes for inflation the country has ex.
pcrieuced, classifying- them as "non
war causes and war causes."
Two mistaken policies in American
war financing are responsible for infla
tion, according to Dr. Jacob H. Hol
lander, professor of political economy,
John Hopkins university.
"The first," he said, "consisted in is
suing bonds at artificially low inter
est rates with the aid of cheap bor
rowing facilities at the federal reserve
banks, that bond buyers found if
easier to obtain additional credit from
the banks to pay their bonds rather
than Use their saving or such bank
deposit as they already had.
"The second, and more important
way in which the treasury contribu
ted to inflation was by continued ad
herence, even After the armistice, to its
wartime practice of lrrowing front
the bank by means of certificates of
"Over and above it unwholesome
effects upon the money market and
upon the nation's finances, certificate
borrowing aggravates! the problem f
hifih price by checking or delaying
an otherwise probable fall in prices or
even contributing to a still higher price
level. It did this by reason of the
fact that, the certificate of indebted
ness emitted by the treasury were tak
en almost entirely by the bank for
themselves and their customers, and in
either event, were paid for by the
banks almost entirelv bv credit."
Harvard, Princeton and University of
Pennsylvania Crews Will
Cambridge. Ma.. April 30- liar
ard. Princeton and University of
1 Pennsylvania erew made final prepa
rations to-day for the trisngular re
gatta to be 'held to. morrow on Jhe
Charles river. Three races are sched
uled but Pennsylvania has entered only
the arsitv event. The Crlnisnn and
Tiger second and freshmen crew will
meet in the other rai-e. All event
will be over the Ilenlev distam-e of a
mi re a
ind seven e!hth.
Harvard to Give Courses This Summer
After 10 Years' Close.
Cambridife. Mass.. Apiil 30. The
Harvard summer fcch.wl of theology,
which ha been closed for 10 year,
will lie reopened this year on July II.
it wa announced to-day. The chool
i intended to provide an opportunity
for minister, social workers and otli
;t ri -A in religion and e:hic to
!tndv the tendenci" and result of
modem cnoiarsni.
Plans ta Stay In Preidential Race
Notwithstanding Rathet Poor
Showing la His Home
,:!jbv lit jus. Anl - IViiHt
ibat be .u! J withdraw from the r-e
for the Republican iom;nt m fr
pre cletil following tbe a g4 "
show ins be irite in tlno. hi B.me
tte. m the -..resident i I prfeTft !
primarv. wre J-!arrs wuh oit fmn
.ist m'hx Ti.t.-r WaTa - Mr-I
ire who 'd I vcrcd an S.Hre- iere ia-t
Mr Hsd S d d d at t -
f.jr-rni ae n; mtei f w,;h
draw ifs
Already $100,000,000 of De
sired $336,777,752 Has
Been Subscribed
Anonymous Gift of Three
Millions Was To-day
New York, April 30. An anonymous
gift of $3,000,000 to tho united finan
cial campaign of the interchurcli world
movement was announced at campaign
headquarters here to-day, with a state
ment that $l00,0)0,00o" of the $3.'16,.
777.732 sought bad been pledgtd. The
campaign docs not close until next
week and more than 100,008 churches
in various states are yet to be heard
from. ' "
Incomplete returns, prepared for
reading at a luncheon to-day at which
William G. McAdoo was the principal
speaker, showed Pennsylvania in the
lead with a total of $3,471,026 contrib
uted to the fund. New York was sec
ond with $3,072,517; Illinois third,
with $2,134,952, and Massachusetts was
fourth with $2,021,026.
The $3,000,000 gift was made to the
new world movement campaigners of
the northern Baptists, making a total
of .fl,000,000 in the last three days to
the Baptists in individual million-dollar
pledges. Yesterday $4,000,000 was
acknowledged from the Ijiura 8pell
man Rockefeller memorial, fund. On
Wednesday $2.010,000 was acknowl
edged froiii John D. Rockefeller, jr.
Salvation Army Training College Ex
pects There Will Be Many People
Homeless To-morrow.
New York, April 30. A village of
tents will rise on the grounds of the
Salvation Army training college here
to shelter New Yorkers who will be
homeless to morcow or directly there
after by May 1 eviction proceedings,
Salvation army officials announced to
day. The army has issued an appeal to
tent owners to lend their tent for
the emergency, and plans are being
laid to care for 1.000 persons. Appli
cation has been made for use of the
military building at Camp McTritt,
N. J., which have been sold by the
government but which may be retained
on the ground if an extension of the
camp Ieae. which expires June 1, can
be arranged.
Officials of the van owners' associa
tion predicted to-day that to-morrow-would
prove the lightest moving day
the city ha experienced in many
years. Scarcity of apartments and
fear of tenants that tho few offered
would lie held over by their present
occupants under the liberal new rent
laws have influenced the majority of
persons having any kind uf. quarter
to remain in them.
In Order to Make Tuberculosis Hos
pital in Vermont Possible.
Burlington. April 30. The third an
nual meeting of the Vermont Tubercu
losis association was held yesterday
afternoon at the Hotel Vermont, with
a large attendance. President Thomas
Magner of Hurlington in his annual re
port said that th preventorium at
Kssex lia already set it out 3 children
on tbe road to health, when they were
headed straight for consumptive graves.
The executive secretary, II. . Mo
cum. stated in his annual report that
there are 2.7'XI open cacs of tuberculo
sis in Vermont, and not more than .VH)
are reorted. DV. C. F. Ihilton. secre
tary of the state board of health, told
of the increased efficiency of the new
district evstem of health officers. He
also stated that at the last election o
per cent of the towns in Vermont had
voted for the medical inspection in
public school, a comared with only
15 per cent a shorf-time ago.
Plan were laid at this meeting for
the rai-ing of $.0.0t in a drive to lie
held in June tit supplement the lroctor
gift of !." U fit for a preventorium.
Th following oflii-cr were elected:
President. Thomas Magner of Burling
ton; first vice president. Mr. W. VY.
Slack of Springfield ; mscoihI vice presi
dent. F II. Brook of St. Johnsbuty:
vtnciitive secretarv. H. W. Slocum of
itiirlinotnn: treasurer. A. W. Hill of
Burlington. The board of director w a
Will Be Held at St. Andrew's Church.
Waterbury, Saturday Morning.
Wateiburv. April 30 The body of
( Ufton 1- O'Clair. who died at a hos
pital in Montpelier Vednrdy nilit.
wa brought to hi home town lst
night and the funeral will be held at
St. Andrew' church Saturday moin
ins at Hi o'clock, with burial in H-ly
I r. cr-metery.
Mr. til lair death wa due to pneu
monia following an osi-er ion.
After Having Confessed ta Operating
StUls, Police Say.
Sfrmgti'.d. Ms.. April 3 - Rer
mtd P.'4.. wh. endust the HeUew
vhnol in the room of which poli.-e
and federal oft,cer ls'e la:, n.shi
ei-ed t wh -key t.;. h they
- .r. in f delation. t-dr
1 - - - 1 t .
' p -adeJ iot griiltv t. niaiB a.n na
! 1 on.- miniKf. The po'ce S 'at
F k COT.te-a l -p-Ti mjl in- -
whew arrested and d 'hey h4 been
rurn.rs l wetk.
Gcnraa Natiocal Asnj:fc5y Ad loams
H-Tt.. Ah'1 -' I e
t4v ! Ihtee
wei k.
Witness in Divorce Case Who Said He
Was Intoxicated a Few Days Will
Be Investigated.
Testimony given on the stand in
the Crane divorce case being contested
in Washington county ooiirt by Mr.
Jackman, an overseas veteran, to the
effect that he .was intoxicated last
Sunday afternoon resulted in an inves
tigation being conducted by State's
Attorney Karl Davis. Jackman testi
fied that he was unable to remember
things that happened last Sunday and
admitted that he was intoxicated.
Judge Chase conducted a little ex
amination from the bench and Jack
man admitted he bought a quart of
liquor from a man named "Mike" for
nine dollars. He commenced drinking
about noon and everything became a
blank from that time until early in
the evening. "It took me two days
before 1 came entirely out of it,'
claimed Jackman. Judge Chase called
State's Atorney Davis' attention to
the evidence and called upon him to
make an investigation .and take such
action as the evidence might warrant.
Jackman testified to having written
letters to Mrs. Crane while in France
and Germany and claimed to have re
ceived letters from her addressed
"Dear Husband," "Sweetheart," etc.
Henry Bowers, an inmate of the
state hospital at Waterbury, worked
on the Crane farm last summer and
testified this morning to having seen
Kenneth Rawlings and Mrs. Crane
seated on a bed in her room at twelve
o'clock one night. On cross-examination
Bowers said he had probably been
arrested forty times during his life
for intoxication but did not think it
could have been a hundred times as
Attorney Laird intimated.
Mrs. Crane took the stand again this
morning and denied writing any per
sonal letters to Jackman or having
improper relations with any of the
hired men, as previous evidence had
tended to show.
Is to Be Established in Vermont, Said
Rutland, April 30 Dr. Milo B. Hil
lega. in speaking before Soil teachers
at tbe Rutland County Teachers' as
sociation meeting yesterday at the
high school, announced that Y'ermont
is to have a teachers' training institu
tion of which the state will be proud.
He said that he could not make definite
announcement concerning this normal
school as yet,' except that it will be
ready for teachers who wish to take
the training course next year.
In speaking on the question of salar.
ies he urged the teachers to give bet
ter value for the increased salaries
which they are receiving. He said that
in proportion Vermont had done more
in the matter of increases than most
other states, and that in proportion to
the assessed valuation 01 ine siaie, no
state was making such sacrifices to
provide teachers as is Vermont.
He gave the teacher many valua
ble suggestion concerning their work
for another vear. He advised them to
secure legal contracts and to keep those
contracts if they wish to continue to
teach in Vermont. Already several
teachers have lost their state certifi
cates for breaking contracts made with
school committees.
Finally he announced that the stand
ard of certification in the state is to
be raised this next fall, no permits to
teach being granted to high school
graduates. Of the 00 high school grad
uates receiving these permits last Sep
tember only about 20 still hold their
Rutland Manor, or Johnson Castle Near
Rutland, Proposed.
Rutland. April 30.-Rutland Manor,
better known as the Johnson castle, at.
t enter But land, has liecn offered by
Ira W. Shapiro of Iloston. lu owns
the property, to President Wilson fur
a "summer White ltoue," according to
an announcement made yesterday by
Fred A. Fi"d and son, who hae the
sale of the proerty in their hands.
The place consist of a most prcten
tious house, constructed of red brick
with marble trimmings, which contains
24 rooms, fovers, pantries, storerooms
and manv baths. The building is three
stories high n front pe of 3
bv 105 feet. The water supply is fur-n'i-hed
hv a 15.000 gallon spring res
ervoir l.s-atcd on the hill in the rear of
the Manor house property, an analysis
of which has proven its medicinal uiial
Charles Trombley Died at Hospital in
Waterburv, April 30. Chaile Trotn
blcv. wha 'recently came here and
bought the Nat Sawyer farm on Knee
land Fist, died yesterday at Heaton
hospital in Montpelier. ir. Trombley
had his teeth drawn a hort time ago
and suffered severely after that, be
ing told bv hi physician that he
would have to go to the hospital
for trcalment. IVath. it i understood,
w a caused by pneumonia.
Mr. Tromblev came here from North
fbid and the bo.lv will be taken there
fr burial. He leave hi wife and
two small children.
Marriage Occurred Last Evening at
Baptist Parsonage.
Alice Mar l-ane. daughter of A. I-ane
of .VI Berlin street, wa united in mar
riage at the Bxptist piiiiaie last
evrn ng at 9 o'cl.x k to -ay M. Cflin.
a teamter employed local, y. The u
j.ie were unattended and the single
r.ng ervice wa ucd. They will reside
iw tbicity. Rev. B J. lrhigh ofViated
at the reremonv .
Reaiamia TaetET of Suhford !
Year aad a Half Term.
Si. A. ban. April -In Franklin
rvntv c.-irt yetrday. Hen I mm
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Testified r .dagrath Con-
cernirjtopsy on Mau
ir -vtterson's Body
SaaTCHES probably
Trial of Mrs. Marion Loynes
Otterson at Concord, N.
H., Makes Progress
Concord, X. H., April 30. Dr. George
B. Magrath, pathologist, of Boston re
turned to the witness stand in superior
court to-day, upon the re-opening of
the trial of Mrs. Marion Loynes Ot
terson for the murder of her brother-in-law,
Maurice Otterson.
Dr. Magrath told of the autopsy
performed by him upon the body of
Maurice Otterson on November 30,
and said the discoloration that had
been noted over one eye was due to
the fatal bullet, which had lodged
there. The marks on the murdered
man's neck, he said, resulted from
the "application of pressure" proba
bly by a human hand that had re
peatedly grasped the neck. There were
scratches that could have been made,
by thumb and finger nails. On cross
examination the witness expressed tho
opinion that the scratches were made
before death.
Sheriff George A. Wooster of Mer
rimack county told of his summons to'
the Otterson home in Hooksclt after
the murder and said Marion Otterson
in his presence picked up from the
floor a bit of cloth, which she said
was the lining of a hat belonging to
Mrs. John I. Otterson, mother of tho
slain Maurice. Marion Otterson wa
"very much disturbed" when ho
reached the house. The right sleeve
of her dress was torn. Sho could,
however, give no description of the
bandits she said had attacked her and
killed Maurice.
Marion said one of the intruders
threw a sweater over her head and sho
saw nothing.
The sheriff saw in the living' room,
where Maurice was killed, in plain
sight, an envelope containing $4.58
in silver money. He examined the
sweater Marion said had been thrown
over her head and it was damp to tho
touch. He saw drops of water on tha
A...... 1,a BWrniior liu ' luin ftt-
rion called the sheriff's attention to a
ransacked bureau drawer in the sit
ting room used by herself and her
husband and attributed the conditiou
of the drawer to the bandit.
Sheriff Wooster told of taking pos
session of the revolver found in Mau
rice Otterson's room and of his exam
ination of it. The weapon did not
smell of powder. Upon the arrival at
the house of Howard Otterson, hus
band of Marion, he told the officer of
a second revolver in his own room. This
weapon was also secured and was found
to have five loaded shell in the car
tridge chamber and one that had been
The witness said the gun was now in
the same condition as 011 Nov. 0. In his
testimony this week, Howard Otterson
expressed the opinion that the revolver
had been clean. 'd since the state look
possession of it. Sheriff Wooster said
it was Howard Otterson himself who,
by tests made at the office of County
Solicitor Bainie on Nov. 10, determined
thait the revolver had been cleaned be
fore that date.
Assistant Postmaster F. E. Robinson
Leaves Soon for California.
Assistant Postmaster Frank K. Rob
inson little dreamed of being confront
ed by 50 of his friends in the Knight
of Pythias hall last evening, for he and
Chaiiticcy M. Willey, as be supposed,
were visiting the hall to look oyer
some uniforms of the lodge, which
would take but a few minutes. Their
mission was entirely forgotten when
they entered the hall, and all business
was set aside for the evening. The
visit, as Mr. Kobinson later discovered,
was a premeditated affair, and he the
victim of a plot.
The plot was to lure him to the hall
for a stag party and farewell recep
tion, as be soon" leaves for California
to join his wife and establish a hom
there. It wa successfully carried out.
and when the two men stepped .into
the hall an excellent Mipper was await
ing, together with the crowd of men.
At the conclusion of tbe feast, Ar
thur E. Campbell acted a toastmaster
and. in turn, .ailed iijm.ii an intimate
friend of the guest. Mr. Willey, to say
a tw- word in regard to the affair..
This Mr. Willey did and. in behalf of
I ur hi. 11 . . 1 . - -
No. 10. presented Mr. Robinson a valu
able leather traveling lg. W. H.
lhithie wa the next speaker and like
wise presented -the cuest a Waltham
j-old watch in behalf of the brigand
team of Suadah temple. No. 1 10, 1). O.
K. K. - .
These speaker, in their presenta
tion, expressed tbe regret felt by fra
ternal brother at tbe departure . of
Mr. Bobinson. who in t lie past 2A year
bad done so much for the incitia
ilge and the "Dokie."' He bad worked
unceasingly for both, acting a the first
wevretary "of Suadah temple. Ihiring
the past few year he had alo acted
a master of ceremonies in the brigand
team of the "Dic."
tard playing. miing by several f
the member, and a g.wxl smoke talk
concluded tbe eilatr. Pe.ponible for
this reevpon wa the committee, com--cd
ot W. W. Party. .. H. IVugia.
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ihcr -sitnt and mcenbet f the
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