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THE' BARRE
DAILY
TIMES
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VOL. XXIV NO. 49. ' . BARRE, VERMONT, TUESDAY, MAY 11, 1920. yKEjl PEXTg
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CARRANZA AT BAY WITH
ONLY 4,000 MEN WHILE
REBELS ARE CLOSING IN
Fleeing President of Mex
ican Republic Is Report
ed to Be at San Marcos,
Having Broken Through
the Rebel Lines ancf Ap
proached 20 Miles Near
er Vera Cruz.
CARRANZA MISIN
FORMED ABOUT
THE REVOLUTION
He Had Expected to Find
Friends in Vera Cruz and
Had nanned to Make a
" 'Stand There at the Head
of Faithf ul Troops Thus
Far There Has Been Irut
Little Disorder.
(By the Associated Press.)
Advices from Mexico on the revolu
tionary situation, while fragmentary
and conflicting, cast considerable doubt
on the reports that President Carranza
has been made a prisoner.
A Vera Cruz dispatch from the news
paper El Dictamen, a member of the
Associated Press, bearing Monday's
date, declared that Carranza, who was
making an effort to reach Vera Cruz,
lad broken through the revolutionary
lines and was standing at bay with
4,000 men at San Marcos, 37 miles
north of Puebla.
On the other hand, the revolutionary
leaders along the border are still claim
ing that Carranza has been made a cap
tive, naming the place of his capture as
a point near Apizaco, in the state of
Hidalgo., These reports, however, gave
few details of the capture except to de
clare that the entire convoy was taken
with the president, that three generals
who were with him Murguia, Orquizo
and Barragan had been executed, and
another general wounded.
It was added that Carranza had been
ordered returned to Mexico City with
all consideration and that none of hia
party would be killed or mistreated.
Even presupposing the accuracy of
the reports that Carranza is still at
liberty, his situation is precarious, ac
cording to the Vera Cruz advices. It is
announced that government troops in
Vera Cruz have deserted their com
maHer, General Candido Aguilar, the
governor of the state, and gone over to
the revolutionists, making that state
apparently no longer a safe refuge for
the president.
In addition, revolutionary forces un
der Generals Hill and Trevino were re
ported closing in on Carranza near San
Marcos. Other report declared that
Geneal Aguilar, Carranza' son-in-law,
had lost his life in the fighting be
tween loyal forces and revolutionists in
Vera Cruz state.
Mexico City dispatches report the
situation there as quiet, with the troops
of General Obregon in full possession.
All Mexico, in fact, with the excep
tion of a few localities, notably the
states of Yucatan, Carapeche and Chia
pas, is declared to be in the hands of
the revolutionists.
The overturn has been effected with
little bloodshed, all advices indicate.
Vera Crux. Mex., May II. - President
t arraur.a. whose train was stopped
at Apiraco by revolutionary - forces
on Saturday, has succeeded in break
ing thrnuj-h thf rebel line and has
cme twenty mile nearer this city, ac
cording to despatches, latest reports
riceived here indicate he is standing at
bitV with 4.0 men. at San Marco, a
IT ! I road j-inclion point. 27 miles north
east of Pucbla. R-ln-l troops com
manded by Generals Hill and Trevino
are closing in on him there.
Soldiers mobilized at Oaxaca and
rWbla have been sent to San Marco
and three trainload of other troops
brre been sent from here to patiripate
i. the ooerution.
Try p commanded by tieneral (an
1VJ0 Auiiar. governor of the state of
Vera Cruf. and aon in-law of Pret-idcnt
I arraitm. lave dccrted him and gone
ter t 1" revolutionist, m-ording to
tl.f crore-ndent of I.I I'ltiamcn. mho
accompanied the Aguilar forces in
v extern Vera (nr..
IVeliat.-hea indicate lre'd.-nt t ar
Tia. mhen he fld from Mexico City,
did not know ot the revo:ntiiiy
n..v n,nt in thi state and lanncl to
sake a stand at the head o; fa'th'ij
trnp ent here in anticipation if t -oil-1.1c
Three bundr-d Mck oi!iet. fed
era I employ 0 and rutoni on; ; r
rved I-t Vi.it from TantfB-u on the
eencr Jao. having Act :ln.
rt v af'er Vsnu'l I'rlaei had tak'-i
.oer control of tht town. They knew
..4Hmg of the itt,ii m lh interior
ttw can try '
VyuV 4-ii M er en to 1w iify 1 h-!';-
-l. I be i ! "
i..-h..-) "Vv . a f ti
Mk I"" J tka; Hv bad hit
sent, to disarm and capture Colonel Car
los 8. Orozco, chief of operations in the
Tampico district, and the brother of
General Mitrguia, who was recalled
from Tatnpico recently and made com
mander of the department the valley
of Mexico.
The American destroyer, which ar
rived here to-day did not fire a salute
upon reaching port, but her commander
exchanged calls with the marine com
mandant here.
CARRANZA 'S MISTAKE
ANTAGONIZING AMERICA
According to Statement By His Neph
ew, Sebastian Carranza, Jr., Now
On His Way to Boston.
El Paso, Texas, May 11.- Carranza 's
foreign policy and politics with re
gard to the United (States and his in
sistence upon the presidential candi
dacy of Ygnacio Bonillas, were the
chief Cannes of his downfall, accord
ing to Sebastian Carranza, jr., hia
nephew, who until recently was treas
urer general of the state of Tamaulipas,
and is now on the way to Boston.
''There is no doubt that the revolu
tion will triumph," Sebastian Carran
za said to-day. "I believe that it will
profit by the mistakes of past regimes
and will pay greater attention to the
industrial and educational development
of the people."
President Carranza made a grave er
ror when he antagonized the I'nited
Sta.te.s, his nephew baid.
"Anyone who has studied the Ameri
can people knows 'that they da not
wish to gobble up Mexico," he added.
Agents of the revolutionists an
nounced here to-day that gambling in
all parts of the territory controlled by
the revolutionists would be stopped
and belief was expressed that the sa
loons would not be allowed to con
tinue to operate for any length of time.
The Juarez bumbling houses were
permanently closed to-day.
PROVISIONAL GOV'T.
EXPECTED TO BE SET UP
Washington Officialdom Does Rot Be
lieve There Will Be a Counter.
Resolution; In Mexico Right
.Off.
Washington, D. C, May ll. With
practically all of Mexico dominated by
revolutionists, official interest here
shifted to-day from the military phases
the situation to the expected politi
cal developments. ,. ,
Agents of the de facto rulers pro
fessed to believe steps would be taken
immediately toward the establishment
of a provisional government, to be suc
ceeded as aoon as possible by a consti
tutional regime. Reports received
through official channels, as well as
those to the revolutionary agents, con
tinued to indicate absence of serious
disorders, although the despatch of a
bnttleship and additional destroyers to
southern waters suggested the determi
nation of this government to afford
foreigners protection in event of se
rious trouble.
While official here considered the
revolutionary movement as too tin
tried for judgment, the impression was
manifest that for a time, at least, it
would not have to face the usual counter-revolution.
Villa, who defied Car
ranza successfully, was reported to
have made peace with the winners;
Manuel l'alaez, ruler of the oil regions,
was said to have joined in the move
ment without reservation, and there
remained no outstanding rebellious
figure.
The possibility, however, that some
of of Carranza' loyal officers
might fill the role of rebel was sug
gested, although revolutionary agent"
asserted its improbability. What was
thought for a time to be a potential
discord was the recent declaration of
(ieneral Pablo (ionzales that while he
mas fighting Carranza, he bad not
agreed to support the general revolu
tionary movement. Both ofliiial and
un1licial reports, hum ever, have indi
cated either an understanding between
him and Alvaro Obregon or the domi
nation of Gonzales by Obregon. Gon
zales mas the first to enter Mexico City
but recent reports pointed to Obregou
as the dominant figure.
If the revolutionisf carry out Hieir
program announced in the plan of Agua
Prieta no time will be lost in setting
up a provisional government. 1 be
promi-e made in the announcement
mas that upon the occupation of Mexi
co City and the adherence to the rev
olutionary plan of half the state gov
ernment, a convention of delegates rep
resenting the different state governors
mould lie i-alied to select a provisional
preaident. mho mould without delay
call a special session of Congress which,
in aecordain-e mith the constitution,
mould proceed to the election of a
president.
I nder the existing organization.
Adolf o de la llu.rta, governor of So
nora frontier as the 'nre-provisionar
president. His selection was intended.)
it mas explained as being merely tor
the purpose of giving the revolution a
temporary organization. Agents of
the revolution here expected he would
proceed to Mexico City, but in the
meantime Obregon appealed to be
fun.-tioning a a dictator.
Kepresentative of the revolutionists
declared the leaders of the movement
mould not concern hemeles at this
time mith the qnc-tion of recognition
of o'her than the de fa. t-i character of
the government. 1 he l-adcr "f the
revolution. tVv icrted. re otrnuc the
g-ejier imp-nie of retoring conti
I ut ...ral g.vrnrm"it.
TAKI5G 05 SUPPLIES.
th-eadaought and Three Destroyers are
is Hudtoa River.
. Uy I!. in- i-. H
V.-hmi ui :Hc i'tr-vcr
H-rU. ruble and Lllif mere tain J
WANT WARSHIP
SENT TO BATUM
To Protect American Lives
and Property at Black
Sea Port
REQUEST OF WILSON
IN A 'RESOLUTION
Which Was -Unanimously
Reported by Senate For
eign Relations Comm.
Washington, D. C, May 11. A reso
lution requesting President Wilson to
send an American warship and marines
ti Batum on the Black Sea to protect
American lives and property at that
port and along the railroad to Baku,
was reported unanimously to-day by
the Senate foreign relations commit
tee. PERSHIN G STUCK IN MUD
OF SAN JUAN HARBOR
V. S. Transport Northern Pacific Went
Aground Yesterday Afternoon in
Sea of Calm.
San Juan, Porto Rico, May 10. The
United States transport Northern Pa
cific, which went aground yesterday aft
ernoon at the mouth of the harbor with
(ieneral Pershing aboard, wat still fast
in the. mud to-day. The sea was calm
and oil tlia naunn uir atill nn
board. A freight steamer stood by.
TAMPICO CAPITULATED.
Town Went Over to Revolutionist
Without Disorder.
Houston, Tex., May II. Tampico,
important oil town on the Gulf f
Mexico, capitulated to torces or ien
eral Obregon Sunday, according to ra
dio advices received by local oil inter
ests here yesterday. The advices said
the town went over to the revolution
ists m-ithout serious disorder.
GERMAN CANDIDATES DEFEATED
In the Elections to the Polish Diet,
Polish Democrats Won.
Danzig, May 10. German candidates
for the Polish diet in the elections,
which have just been held in districts
of East Prussia and Pomerania, which
mere given to Poland by the peace
treaty, have met with a crushing de
feat." Only three Germans out of IS
candidates were elected, a majority of
the seats going to representatives ot
the Polish Democratic party.
on supplies in the Hudson river early
to-day, preparatory to sailing for
southern waters.
A contingent of 1,000 marines from
Philadelphia Will board the Oklahoma
here.
AMERICANS UNITED
TO GO TO MEXICO
Cordial Invitation Extended to All For
eign Business Men By Man, Who
Said He Waa Speaking for
Revolutionary Govern
ment. Xogales. Aria.. May II.-Cordial in
vitation to foreign business men, es
pecially Americans, to come to Mexico
and engage in trade and to Mexican
expatriates to return to their native
land was extended today in a state
ment issued by Kmiliano Tamcz. com
mercial aent for the liberal consti
tutionalist party at Xogales. He said
be was speaking for the revolutionary
government. i
'"Foreign business men can come to
Mexico with full confidence that in all
sti lions controlled by, the new gov
ernment they will enjoy all a-urani'es,
protection and facilities they way re
quire for the full success of their un
dertakings," he said. "The relicllion
initiated by the government of Sotiora.
in the legitimate defence of its sover
eignty, oflers to the Mexican nation a
great example ol virility and energy
mhieh of necessity has brought an echo
of sympathy and frank adhesion from
mo.t of the atates of the republic
"While it i true that thia rebel: ion,
in its incipienry and in its develop
ment, has of neVeitv had a military
character, it is also true that if is es
sentially a civil movement, upport-d
bv the public opinion of th ent-re
count rv, the object of mhiih is the
df..nse of principles and right threat
ened by IVesident Carranza.
"I have the atistaction of infoming
the republic. a fact of vital impor
tance, that a! the chiefs in the prc-ent
movement are capable of giving all
k-nds of giisrenter to foreigners and
nationals al:ke and their de-ire is no
other than to tro; rt flrb-t justice to
all clae and i-ol'tTal creeds."
It El VIA TIO YT WILL
SEEK V. S. RICOGMTIOX
It Is Reported ia Washirgtoa That j
They Will Ask for Immediate j
RecuBitica. j
t . o!ll .oS -.lire it'-' V-ol
,o a-i. uTTr-a .1 c e'--'e., c v
ti.i Ann tus -'v i will.
BOLD POLICY
FOR U. S. NAVY
"Throw Tradition . to the
Wind," Said Pres. Wil
son to Officers
"DO THE THING THAT
IS AUDACIOUS"
Sec, Daniels Revealed Re
markable Speech Deliv
ered Aug. 11, 1917
Washington, 0. C, May 11. Presi
dent Wilson's hitherto unpublished war
instructions to the officers of the At
lantic fleet given in person on the quar
ter deck of the flagship Pennsylvania
on Aug. 11. 1017, and bidding them
"throw tradition to the win," "strike
the word prudent from their vocabular
ies" and "do the thing that is auda
cious to 1be utmost point of risk and
daring," m-ere made public to-day by
Secretary Taniels.
The president spoke as commander-in-chief
of the navy at a ime when
the Orman submarine menace was un
curbed. In laying the text of his re
marks before the Senate naval inves
tigation committee. Secretary Daniels
said they showed the. "bold and v igor
oils' policy the president hal outlined
for the navy.
Io not Mod to think what ia pru
dent for a moment," the president aid.
"You will win bv the audacity meth
od when you cannot win by circum
spection and prudence.
"I think that there are willing ears
io hear this in the American navy and
the-American army, because that I the
kind of folks we are.
"There will have to come a new tra
dition into a ervice which does not do
now and audacious and mresful
things."
The president, also expressed his dis
satisfaction wrth progress then being
made tomard crushing the tubm.trine
campaign.
"We are hunting hornets all over tne
farm and letting-the nest alone," he
aaid. "I am willing, for my part, and
I know that voit are willing, because
I know the stuff yvu are tnade of
I am willir to sacrifice half the navy
t'.real Britain and we together have
to crush that nest, because if we crush
it the war is won."
The British admiralty bad met
American- suggeotions with m-hat
amounted to statements that 'St never
bad been done," the,, president eftid,
adding:
"And I felt like saying 'well, nothing
was ever done ao systematically as
nothing is being done now.' "
In opening his address to the offi
cers, the president said:
"Admiral Mayo and gentlemen: I
have not come "here vith malice yrt
fence to make aspeech, but I have
come here to have a look at you and to
ay things that perhaps may be inti
mately said and. even though the com
pany is large, eaid in confidence.
"this is an unprecedented war and,
therefore, it is a war in,one'ense for
amateurs. Nobody ever Wore con
ducted a war like" this and. therefore,
nobody can pretend to be a profession
al in a war like this. Here are two
great navies not to speak of the
others associated with us our own
and the BritUh, outnumbering bv a
very great margin the navy to which
we "are opposed, and yet casting about
for a way in which to use our su
periority and our strength.
"Now, somebody has got to think
this war out. Kmclodv has got to
think out the way not only to fight the
submarine, but to do something differ
ent from what me are doing.
"We are hunting hornets all over
the farm and letting the nest alone.
None of us know how to go to the
nest and crush it and yet I despair of
hunting for hornets all over the ea
when I know, where the nest is and
know that the nest is breeding hornets
as fat as I ran find them. I am w ill
ine for my part and I know you are
willing." because I know the ntuff you
are made of I am m illing to sacrirW
half the navy Great Britain and we to
gether have to ruh that nest, be
cause if we crush it the war i won. j
I have come here to say that I d not
care where it comes from, I do not
care whether it comes from the yountr- j
est orbewr or the oldest, but I wsnt the
ofliicrs of this navr to have the dis-i
Tiin-tion of savins how this war is go
ing to le won."
'1 am milling to make any sacrifice
for that. I mean any sacrifice of time
or anything else. 1 am ready to put
myself at the di-posal of any oflieer in
the navy lo thinks be knows how to
run this mar I mill not undertake to
tell you whether he does or not, be-au-e
I know that I do not. but I will
undertake to put biro in communica
tion mith those mho can find out
mbether his idea mill murk or not. I
have the authority ts do that and will
do it mith the greatest pleasure.
' I mi-di that I rould think and had
the brains to think in the terms of ma
rine marfare, because 1 would feel then
that I mas figuring out the future his
tory of the political freedom of man
kind. I do not ee How any man ran
look at the fag of the I'nited Mates
and fail having hi mind crowded mith
rcminiaeenc of the number of iinself
h men. seeking no object of their
own. the advantage of no dynasty, the
advantag of no group of privileged
Cple. b-it the advantage of his fcl
a men. mho have died under the fold
of that beautiful emblem. I mondcr if
men mho do die under it rcalire the
distinction they have.-
Wilsoa Sorry He Had ta Play
Peaceful Part.
'There i a distuxtwm in !e privi
lege, and I f'f my part am sorry to
idav o cefn rrt in the mine
a I irijs- lf mm ol.lo.-ed to play, and I
conceive it a privilege to come und lf k
at voh n.cm mho kave the other thing
t' do arid a-k ymi to come and tell ane
or tell ar.vhtv n mant to tell bow
tfc thing in be t tier done; and me
mill ti.aci. -od -.t me l,e jM rsa
or ofifstie l,fir p u-
- e mo v"1 'o llot-w iraf'rwi I "
1 r !!-
A 1 have J. Biie,rn. I take it
W
FIFTEEN REGIMENTS OF '
. SMITHS IN U. S. ARMY.
Washington, I). C, May 11.
Smiths made up 15 regiments
in the American war anny.tfohn
sons 11, Hrowns eight, and Wil
liamses, Joneses and Millers sev
en each.
Records at the bureau of war
risk insurance, where the names
of 4,022,422 former service men
are indexed, also show that, An
derson and Davis families were
represented in sufficient number
to compose more thaiv five regi
ments each, and the Wilsons,
Moores and Taylors, four each.
for granted that nothing that I say
here mill be repeated, and therefore 1
am going to say this:
"Every time we have suggested any
thing to the British admiralty the reply
has come back that virtually amounted
to thia, that it had never been done
that way, and I felt like saying: 'Well,
nothing was ever done so systematic
ally aa nothing is being done now.'
Therefore, I should like to see some
thing unusual happen, something that
was never done before ;. and inasmuch
as the things that are being done to
you were never done before, don't you
think it is worth while to try some
thing that was never done before
against those' who are doing them to
yon V r
"There is no other way to m in, and
the whole principle of this war is the
kind of thing that ought to' hearten
and stimulate America. America is the
prize amateur nation of the m-orld.
Germany is the prize professional na
tion of the world. Norn-, mhen it oomes
to doing new things and doing them
well, I will back the amateur against
fbe professional every time. He knows
so little about it that he is ool enough
to try the right thing. The men that
do not know the danger are the rash
est men.
Forget the Word Prudent,
"Please leave nut of vour vocabula
ries altogether the word 'prudent'; do
not stop to think about what la pru
dent for a moment. Jo the thin" that
is audacious to the utmost point of risk
and daring, because that is exactly the
thing that the other side does not un
derstand, and vou m ill m in by the au
dacity of method when you cannot win
by circumspection and prudence.
""I think that there are milling ears
to hear this in the American navy and
the American army,' because that is the
kind of folks we are. We get tired of
the old mays and covet the new ones.
"I am not discouraged for a moment,
particularly because we have not even
begun, and, without, saying anything in
disparagement of those m ith whom we
are associated in the war, I do ex
pect things to begin when we begin.
If they do not. American history will
have changed its course, the American
army and navy will have changed their
character. There will have to come a
nem- tradition into a service which does
not do new and audacious and success
ful things."
ATTEMPT TO ROB
Ul S. NAVY OF CREDIT
For Establishing North Sea Mine Bar-
, raje, Secretary Daniels Charged
Rear Admiral Sims.
Wsshington, D. C, May II A count-e'-charge
that establishment of the
North Sea mine barrage was delayed
six months because of the opposition
of Rear Admiral Sims and the British
admiralty, was made before the Senate
mtval investigating committee to-day
by Secretary Daniels in presenting the
second part of hia reply to the oflicer's
charges that the navy department had
upnecessarily prolonged the war
through failure to cooperate fully at
first mith allied naval forces. The
barrage. Mr. Daniels added, mas the
most effective measure that had been
taken to check the submarics and was
wholly an American idea.
The secretary also charged that Sims
bad attempted in his testimony to rob
the navy of credit for this project and
to give it to the British.
The plan mas conceived, be said, in
the bureau of ordnance at the navy de
partment and urged on the British ad
miralty for six months before it mas
acceptwL During this time. Admiral
Sims constantly . discouraged and op
posed the Idead,' he added. and when Ad
miral Mayo waa ent abroad and final
ly convinced the -admiralty of the
worth of the acheine and the neces
sity for adopting it. Admiral Sims at
timpted to convey the impression that
the project had lieen delayed while the
British attempted to get the American
navy department's approval.
AUTO ACCIDENT CASE.
Was Heard in Supreme Court at Mont
pelier To-day.
In upreme court this morning the
arrangements itirred in the Chitten
den county case of John W. Wriuht vs.
Pacifl'iue t.uilmette. Thia i in apoeal
from Burliiigtcn er(y court, in which
the plaint ill mas given a judgment and
the defendant takes except inns on the
grounds that the service of process mss
not perfect. The ae concerned an
auto accident.
The next ca-e is IUkiii vs. Wil
eon, Washingtim county.
CENSUS RETURNS.
Marlboro, Mass, Has 15.017; Increase
f 3 Ter Cent.
Washinr"". 11 "- May II-tea
sua ret -it ii- for 1'V.tl announced to day,
included:
t i... iolT merca-e 4"".H.
.Hlllllil". .- ..
or 3 per cent over ll'IO
Psteraon. K. -K I V..HH1, in. rea-e of j
10. or i per wst.
Jlckeiva.k, N- ' . I""- in--e-
J.17, or 2't ' per cen
-taa. kn. . 9.01 . in res-e l.a.
or 17 w per ent.
CLAIM CAIN IN LOOMS.
Sew Bedferd Maaufacturers Ssy S:t
eaiioa is Imr!St-
ear Hertford. Mas, Uy II. The
Manufsel acr' i a '
rrcfU to si.'v". claimed . '. of V7I
i-maaa in operat'ow "c 'V "or-er
,o-iiei r.trrijx. h '
.,! a' : M"'' lms
t be 'e o mrk. v.. . ;Te
WAS FOREMOST
MAN OF LETTERS
William Dean Howells, Who
Died To-day, Was Au
thor of 71 Volumes
WAS ALSO EDITOR
OF PUBLICATIONS
Mr. Howells Had Recenfly
, Returned to New York
' from the South
New York, May 11. William Dean
Howells, the novelist, died here to
day. . fie returned a few weeks ago
from Savannah, where he had epent
the winter. While in the south, he
was stricken with influenza and never
fully recovered from its effects.
At a dinner given in New York in
IQU to do honor to Mr. Howells upon
his 75th birthdav, William Howard
Taft, then president of the I'nited
States, lauded the guest as "the great
est living American writer and novel
ist." He was the dean of Amerioan let
ters; poet, essayist, dramatist and edi
tor, as well as a weaver, of fiction.
Beginning his first book, "Poems of
Two Friends," just before the Civil
mar, Mr. Howells had completed and
published 71 volumes at the time of hi
death, besides acting a editor of va
rious publications, crossing the ocean
Irt times in search of material for his
novel, and writing essays, criticisms
and magazine articles.
Born in Hartin's Ferry, O., in 1837,
he served his literary apprenticeship as
a compositor, reporter and editor on
his father's newspaper.
'Inwardly I was a poet," said the
eminent novelist in reviewing his early
experience, "with no wich to be any
thing else, unless in a moment of care
loss affluence I 'might so far forget
mvself as to 1e a novelist."
When i3 years old he traveled to
Boston to make the acquaintance of
Ixmgfellow, Hawthorne. Emerson,
Holmes and Lowell. Though a boy
among masters, he became their inti
mate, learning their literary traditions
and preserving many of them through
out his long life.
At the age of 24 he was appointed
by President Lincoln as United States
consul at Venice. He combined his
consular duties mith literary work, and
produced his celebrated book, "Vene
tian .Life.".
Four Tears later, it) 1S, he came
to New 'York m ith his wife, who mas
Elinor G. Head of Vermont, and whom
he had married in Paris in 182. For
two years he wrote editorial for the
New 'York Nation, the Times and the
Tribune, and then moved to Boston,
where aa aaaistartt editor, he gn his
association with the Atlantic Monthly,
Miecceding .lames Itusse.ll Lowell as
editor in 1872. At the age of 4 he
retired to devote himself to his novels,
which he produced for many years at
the rote of two a year.
When AO years old, Mr. Howell found
time to become contributing editor,
and later mriter for the "Editor's Easy
Chair" departmenl in narper'a maga
zine. For a brief period he acted as
editor of the Cosmopolitan. V
Pr. Howells he had received degrees
from Yale. Harvard. Oxford and to
Junf'a univei-atinv though he had
never attended college was a keen
student of current events. He avowed
his belief in socialism.
"I cannot see," he declared, "that
the remedy for existing conditions lies
anym here 'else. But if it is to be a
rcmedv it must come slowly. Violent
revolution do not permanently solve
these problems." -
On the subject of woman suffrage his
opinion was decided:
"It is one of the most important de
velopment of this generation and one
of the most hopeful. The men have
made such a mew of things that if the
women do not come to the reeue. I'm
sure I dont know what is to become
of us." '
TRACED TO WARREN.
And Waa Arrested on Charge of Steal
ing Horse in Burlington.
Burlington. May II William Jones
wa brought to the city yesterday and
placed in jail charge,! with stealing a
horse from the livery vtable of Lyman
& Perkins -Saturday afternoon. The
hor-e mas re.-overed in Warren, and
.loncs, before his capture, was followed
through many towns.
.lone ment to the table and aked
John Perkins for a hor-e and Uugoy to
drive out into the country a couple of
miles He akl that he warned to get
back before it rained. This was ab nit
one o'clo. k and at four o'clock, the
livervman learned that the hor-e vvsi
in the city. At 7.-:l() he began to mon
der what had become of it and on in
vestigation found thai it had been in
Winoiwki. The evening more along un
til late and then the investigation be
gan in earnest.
Sunday morning. Perkins learned
tha hia' horse had been in Vergennes
at 11:30 o'clock Saturday night. That
mas not enough driving for the animal,
homever, and Jones mas traced to Bris
tol, where be staved overnight with
relative, making between .V and Ml
miles be had driven that day. Arthur
l.vman of the firm started out after
l.me. mh;le Perkins remained in Bur-j
lington. kept taM on .tone and com-muni-atel
with Lvman
It waa found that Jonea ment up
through Lincoln and there Ceorge Gar
land, a lepuiv sheriff, ws eniited to
aid Lvman. The two men traced Jonea
cp over Warren mountain and learned
mbece he had tried to swap the norse
once and sell the hore at ano-her t.me.
.tone weM t the house of an un.-ie cf
v . mife'a and the b.re wa found
Ihere. When the officer arrived. Jonea
ma ?. but ihe deou'y .beriffj
d-r.ut.rc4 the oik le. Mr. Moody, and.
V, rre!ed -'one yeierday irtornmc.
The man wa l.rmieht to Burlmon
bv TVpuiT She: fl Yurr of Bntvl. Tie
W.e 1 eireHrd b. k i ihe city ti
dsr ...e e - re-iej is -t f 1 ff
Hea. ot iSe tw ervcl ' dv.
He i als-u: ti jcj's of age.
COUNTY S. S. CONVENTION.' "
Will Be Held at Montpelier Wfdnes
. day. May 19. :
The Washington county j Sunday
school convention will be held .with
Bethany Congregational church,' Mont
pelier, Wednesday, May 19,. w ith the
following program: ;.,.!..,.! .-..
10 a. m., devotional, Rev. J.l B.: Sar
gent, Northtield; 10:15, statement af
purpose, county president, Rev. F.;L.
Ooodspeed, Barre; 10:43, survey of
county reports from schools, Mrs; W.
F. Milne, county secretary ?il reoom-;
mendations of county superinend"i:
Children's division, Mrs. Isabella Ewen,
Barre; young people division, 'Mrs.l
Etta Craves, Waterbury; adult-idivi-j
sion, Rev. G. H. Lock, Waterbury;:
home department, Miss " Anna Cum
mitigs, Montpelier; religious fditcation,
(i. K. Y'oung, Barre; temperflnceV M59.:
Bertha Kellogg, Plainfield; missions,.
Mrs. N. E. Avery, East. Barre; signi-..
Seance of these facts, Rev- C N. ,$t.'
John; 11:45. business; '12,' " address,'
"The Gary Flan," speaker ,tt te an-1
nounced; " 12:30, dinner (self-enteA-taJnment).
t , '
1:30 p. m., devotions,. Tier. William
McN. Kitiredge. Barre;," 1:4V confer
ence. "Solving Our Church Problems,"
conducted by William , J. 1 Lawrence,
Boston. "Increasing attendance,'' :"Co-:
operation of the home." ."I'siug avait-i
able material," "Taking - inventory,"'
"Taking our job eriously,"f'ObservjDg
special days," "Church attendance aa
a part of "religious educa-tion," .''Mak
ing the lesson interesting,", ."Sunday
school publicity," "Tbei opening, wor
ship,", "The church's need of life- re
cruits, "Securing teachers:-" 3 o'clock,
business session; 3:,10,,i "Xh t Whole
Tak," G. Ernest Robbins, general (sec
retary Vermont Sunda.y . School. aso
eiation; 4, adjournments v s it
City conference, Montpelier tand
Barre, officers and feathers 7 i.'IO, devo
tions, Rev. W. S. Niehola, Moutpelior?
"Our Task, What la -'Jt Raw B. M.
Lipsky; round table, "The Xkmmuni
tv Proem m of Religious Education."
conducted by William L Lawrence, of
Boston. 1. "";.! ft l-iio
Every Sunday school worker ia
Washington county is av delegate, with
out election, to this .convention; It
will be a eelf -entertaining convention,
so those attending will carry their own
lunches or go to local wwtaumnts 'for
dinner.- t'f - ' ' T '"i!'!
inn :.' A
W OULD BE DESERTION - '
OF U.S. -ASSOCIATES
To Adopt Resolution Calltttg for Eading
the State of Waxy Says Seaatpr : ,
McCumber. :-- vi'
Washington, D. C, May 11. Opening
the fight against the r.epubliean plan
to end the state of war by joint resolu
tion of Congress. Senator McCumber of
North Dakota, Republican member fit
the Senater foreign relations eurunut
tee, declared in the Senate to-day that
such a step mould bring dishonor JpQ
the nation as it would: involve deser
tion of America's associates , in ,the
mar. 1.
He said he could support. neither the
House peace resolution nor the substi
tute of Senator Kno,' Republican of
Pennsylvania. He advocated instead
hie resolution proposing restoration of
commercial relations with 1 Germany,
but said he realized that .it would be
Uxeless to press this measure "where
the lines of division between the" two
factions in this body have' been ce
mented bv partisanship' and set and
hardened by time." 11 t'" ' fv ' 5 ' ' 1
"The majority on this -side of' the
chamber," he declared, "purpose t0
force the acceptance of ' the feerv
tions adopted by the Senate without
the change of a single word o'r let
ter. . ' '. , ' ;
"The majority on the other side, in
obedience to the a ill of the president,
have resolved to make the league of
nations a political issue. . . '
"This administtation has made many
mistakes, but all will become insignif
ican compared mith the ; colloaal
blunder of making the president's in
dividual and autocratic stand on the
league of nations a political issue. And
partisan as 1 am. 1 confess even now a
di'cp sense of sympathy for the hu
miliation that awaits the great party
which, with all its weaknesses, has sub
served a great purpoe in our national
history.
"If this were the only issue the pres
ident would stand alone in his determi
nation to subvert the mill of the na
tion to his individual conviction on this
important national qitcsfiuii and his
support would be confined to those few
state, where reverence for JVmocratia
doctrines declared by tho Jisd of that j
party becomes a religious tenet. j
But you cannot make tne-league oi
natiens'the real issue ii thi campaign,
ll it meie the real and otily isniie I
mould be greatly concerned for the c
cess i.f my own partT.1 ' , .
"The thought of the people of this
count iv is engrossed with the complex
ities that surround us.. We are this
nn. ment Miiroiimied by a thousand im
minent dangers demanding Our imme
diate, at lent ion and solution. We stand
almool helple mhile d.-. national,
tate, municipal and industrial, are
piling mountain high. Wf behold Cue
hour of idleness of our peofde ever in;
creasing, production dangi'tausly de-crca-inft,
rurrency liesumiug .more and
more inflated, te oke of taxation
ever growing more and. greater and
more galling, the pti.e of nci-essitie
of life ever advancing. We re living
in the miA-t of strikes and threats and
threat of strikes." -," "
MAY SELECT BEVERIDGE. ;
Republicans May Make Bim Perma
nent Chairman of Convention.
Chicago. May 11.- Having chosen
Senator ldire a temporary chairman
of the PepuhlW-an national convealion.
the Kepublican national committee had
only minor matters before it t-day.
Seversl member of the commuSee
indicated they fsvored the selection
of former Senator J. Bcveridge of In
diana a permanent chairman.
TO RETURN FROM JAPAN.
Ambasjadar Roland S. Mernss ta Ea
gate ta Pohtica.
Honolulu. May 11 (By the sk
ated Pre .--A -c..r.l rtz to the T.'kt
enrresn.ient f the H .nohiWi Jv r--er.
it i rer rei that Holsnd K
Mvn. I ' :-4 tte am?ad r o
Jnoa-i. 'nieiv. r -.Tct:-r 'he near
f,l ' wr: . (' '" rr'"' '
t.i c ei-tHiB m lac La-(i
ARE WORKING ON
NEWAFffflENT
Bethel .7 t h e,r yprkera
Pres' d Demands for
H .re'Wages'V55--1;
THEIfb ORGANIZER
MEETS MGR; FISHER
..i i ,r s...m v.
At a Meeting of ;the; Unioii
;Last ;ight;?rpgres.
ift Vt Reported;;,:'':'''" ':
", ,Vl' , ' t-l-.st ; '"'
Bethel', , 1811. TTie agreement tin
der "whioh the Jeahher m-orkers ba4 ibeen
operating eince-. "the .'organlsaition ' of
iheir local' braneh last summer "expired
lnaf. Tiionth. and tha men anit Woolen
fha ve been- working since that time in
expecMtt'oniof 'a raise Jn'pay a oon
as a new agreement could .be formu- .
la ted. ffTbere ax' nearly twenty fclftM .
of workers. .. each ,;rec(SiviBg,Mlifl'L,renl
wages, so ,t hait .an. accurate statement
of ' wage demarids ' could be quite de
tailed. In brief, however,, it may b
said that a substantia), but not exorbis
tant, increase is expected, and phis thn '
Tanner Co., Inc., ,cems disposed ,,tp
give. '. . -. '--:'.
, The arrival yesterday o ,,Tohn, J,
McGuuinegs of Peabody, Mass.. w))o or
ganized the local , and win holds a high
flice n the national organisation, wad
'supposed, to, be, the s'fnal for an early
settlement. He peht the at'tefloon .94
the tannery office and roejt tlie members
of the, uni)U, at, a. spectaj meeting in
the evening; ' He' wa able' to report a
very cordial, conference, withfrJfj'jhj
er, general " niknager ptt Tanner
,Co., who had aured him of the desire
of the- wtnpsny'to'tnintln amieaWd
relation with the wortters. 1 ft will hi
rm entered "thaf, ' the-' original - Svaga
scale w; fornitilaied by means of a
Series of confercnceV'betw'een Mri 'Fisli'
ef and Mr. McfiuinnesV nd 'that fh
most friendly' relations 'prevailed al
that time. "
The present 'prospectXjs lhai'- fliers
will be no strike, and no cessation of
work i and l hat within the month" tft
agreement satisfactory ;t all the par
ties will have boen signed ,up.,T!e tg
ular meeting' of lie local, occurs. t;hil
QUARRY MEN'S BILL; .;'
NOT YET READY
Cobferees "in Montpelie'rl Were V3tll!l
Considering; the Demand of' the
Quarrymen for Ini-rese of
25 Cents aa -Hour.
' Tlie ub-commiftee'; wbicfiare,1 c.n,'a'
sidering at 'Montpelier.' 'projip$iTfi$
mage ; scale for qu'arrytneh Wiol
ready to report eiirly this t.hiinti,
and it is probable that consfilpraji'fa
more time will lie taken in '-tlffe consid
eration of the demand of thei'HuSrtv,
men for a raise of 25 cenU an ,
The main committees Wt.'Ires'rri'fhT,
ed temporary, chairman', wlW -T"hj
roxon of Harre town and vampy .h
Tobin of Boston as secTetaW. JI1,'I
-Viler llie ui fnii 041 1 tun r .." 7,.ij' ,
ices were chosen to consider tisK'j'ei'fTia
tion and make report. Thee'Vornmn.'
tees "were: Fred .W.- SnifW'ftefss
Larson, Peter Taylor and UcWPlleri'
drickeon for the quarryuion" ahd rlArf
Kogera or nocKpori. .xiass.-.owi-ii
pold of New York f -ity, 1M V. '.1t4
of Montpelier and H. Swenson c'Oin-
:ord, H for the t?roditc.tr3.""
Tlie other member of the me in eoni-
m It tees were J. McCanlev. SkJhi Tj'xon
of Harre Town. Guv aibrid
Oeorge CamplKdl of Munf poli'T '
John IVFanti of Uradford. M,'l
the quarrrnien, and VV C.AiJftji
Bethel, ll. fc. X letcner ol Wt'
Xla.a r, Knlliian Vretei41
., James W. Booth and J,roes4f. U
- - .
of Boston or the producers? i.-r j
T0SI CARMINAtlV' rA
. w'varr
Marriage Took Place Thij lanivfi t
'' Groom's HonivA v.;1
At the borne of Ernesto Toy' on Ter-
ria at reef at l)Xl I his mocrifi. Jim
T(ai, a aon. mini Mi y 'f ar-
niineti of the Williamst?i) 4erj
. . : C. wtV,t,
unnvu'in nirritr- ti. j'r T
Peaca Jamea lackay. The yoiijjt peo
ple were attended byjc'filnt. .
friend of the room, and Miss A'or
t asellini was brlWrmiil )vTJerSid
was gowned in a' Wue eersj -lesy.n-f
suit ifh bat tft tmitch ano-y.'ij'
corsatreVf bnde' ros. f. '
Following the teremonV ifnJscd
b nearly friends and .revive J cf
the cortpie, a vnldiut feast '' ,l ',s
bv the groom's mother, v..-,. j
Congratulation wilk giff "r
ware and numerous id her rty ariful
Iresenti were liomrrd uia t.nernjlie
fore their departure andsae IWi n
ing cf 'a tt eek! honeymoon'' jHo.
ThfT left for C efenuiint, N.H . to,fs.t
relative, and from there will-i t
Butr-iK N. V-. IVatrt. ' v l
Mr. Toi is a pojmlar young mail of
the northern part of the city., Wwr
the proprietor of the" To j p..vjjnl
-billiard aateiisr-iMI-Navrth Ma;s) U,'
The bnU mas mad her hoTneJsl K
her f arent. 1'poii thne te'urn lTiey
mill reKtva,t the Toi home twi Petrin
.tree . .. ' , t
has S4.m.ro DEBTS
Karl M. Knapps, Barre. Carpentei
ia Bankruptcy.
Burlington. May U -KarljU.
Knspp. a rapentet of Barre. ('
petition m bankruptcy in the-tV"k
otTi- in I nted Si-e curt yter
ay. H. liajBllie ie g ven i W -1VVT0
aad b ' a H Jf 1 of
mfcieli r Vtairtie4 rxemi.t. rKpr,
ci.sl eJltsrm 'are th-.e A-b be d
. They are Mr l l"T,.e of
M.r"..er. -': Ahvr "Ti,:.-omK.
frsnV Tijcv. and Frank
W. M. 'v V d s'oa, fA.l ..
M. Lei'-a r. a atvee. . t St. 1 oSn--ti,t
-t, ',m. f'f ts't't--" ' Virk
r:licv. H lK'l.!-m re ;.-". !
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