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DAILY TIME VOL. XXIV NO. 62. VERMONT REPUBLICANS ELECT v DELEGA TES- WOOD HEARD-G.O.P. CRITICIZES PRESIDENT WILSON Convention in Montpelier City Hall To-day Was Late in Starting and It Was 11:15 Before Major General Wood Began His Address Presidential ; Candidate Well Received WOOD PLEADED FOR A STRONOAMERICANISM Congressman Porter H. Dale, Chairman of the Convention, Scored Pres. Wilson Severely and i Said It Was the "Duty" of Republicans to Get . Back Into the Harness. Thf Vermont Republican state con vention to '-elect delegates to the na tional convention was called to order fn the Montpelier city hall at 10:27 this forenoon by. John E. Piddock of Bellows Falls, chairman of the state committee, the hall being well filled With the delegates and invited guests. Seated in the balcony was a gathering ' of women who have been working for woman -suffrage. Rev. Henry L, Ballou of Windsor of fered prayer, and then Julius A. Will cox of Montpelier read the call of the national committee, after which Collins Graves of Bennington did the same re garding the state call The temporary organization was named, consisting of Congressman Porter If. Dale of Ver mont as chairman, Hurry V. Hall of Burlington secretary, Charles S. Dana of N'ew Haven and Julius A. Willcox of Montpelier assistant secretaries, and Allen D. Ball ofj-tidlow M sergeant-at-arms. The committee on resolutions, or platform,, was then announced. Chairman Dale was introduced to the convention and Mr. Piddock of the tate committee surrendered the gavel. Congressman Dale spoke of the Repub lican party as the party which hsd always followed a straight course. He said the Vermont delegates have al ways voted on the electoral ballot for the' Republican party (Applause). He condemned the wastefulmethods of the men in the other party, and he said the Republican party always stood for stability of good government. The party that is going into power, aid Chairman Dale, has to take up the conditions of an upsot nation and a "well-nigh distracted globe. '' He blamed the Democratic administration for the development of the peril of un rest and discontent. A Republican president and a Republican Congress must be elected to bring order out of chaos. Congressman Dale touched on condi tions across the Atlantic and said a weak administration had allowed the red blood of Americans to be sapped out of the American people. He also referred with disdain to the one-man power. Alleged inefficiency in every de partment in handling the war was scored by the speaker, who said that inexperienced men were placed in charge of the department. Yet in spite of those handicaps, the heart and oul of the American people won the war. He said that service men disabled by wounds or disease contracted during the war $hould be given support. Congressman I file opposed govern ment ownership of railroads, which had been an experiment that cost a million dollars a day. He declared it is the duty of the "Republican party to get into power and that the main issue of the campaign i to have a home gov ernment rather than a super-government aiTo.s the water control the des tinies of the nation. When Congressman Dale had con cluded his address, H. Nelson Jackson of Burlington moed that a committee of five fie appointed to escort Major iictieral l-oonard Wood to the platform. The motion prevailed and the chair appointed Senator W. P. Dillingham. IT. Nelson Jackson of lliirlintrton. .1. M. Rout w ell of Montpelier, R. W. McCuen .f Vergcnncs and F. C. Archibald of Manchester as such committee. While the committee was nut after Major General Iconard Wood. M. M. Taplin of Orleans moved . that the temporary organization of the conven tion be "made permanent, which was done, so it ii a thornugly organized convention which revived the distin guished visitor at 1 1 : 10 o'clock. Major tieneral Wood had arrived in Mpnlpelier a little atfer 8 o'clock this morning, having come from Burlington by antomobile. accompanied by H. Nc. w'.n Jackson. rforge Whitney and Mr. Webb of Burlington. Their cars were followed by several others carrying 4 olnnel Thomas Miller and Captain Nicholas Roosevelt, the former being the eastern manager of the Wood pres idential campaign and the latter being Woorl'a private secretary. Immediately after their arrival la Montpelier the party were driven about the city for a short Cme. returning to the Pavilion hotel at !:fi o'clock. Shorlv after 9-.W oVI-w-V a parade formed at the Hotel and msrrhed to the I city ball where Majc tieneral Wcsd was given otaiivw moch more Keartv thaw when be reached the eiiy. Kn (vin! erorte into the hall Ma jor Of-rl Wo-w given an cnlhn -a.tsr mTplKW and his ll'f was treumnt'y r-nnctuatej with nj'piauaf. The - presidential candidate began speaking at about 11:15 o'clock. Major General Wood's Address. In opening his address, Major General Wood referred to the unrest all over the world apd pointed out that the bol shevik . movement was sweeping west ward in Kurope and that it was the duty of America to guard against the coming of the wave to the United States. "Do not listen to any of these dangerous agitators and superficial thinkers who think the time has1 come for something new," he said. "Xow is the time above all others to stand steady. We believe the world is in the end coming out of the war better than it went into it, but there are no great new and unknown principles sud denly springing into life. Those who discover most that is new are those who know the least of what has gone before." . Turning to the high cost of living, the speaker said: "The first step is for each and everyone ' of us to rigidly economize; to stop spending money recklessly and needlessly. We must in crease the production of necessities, es pecially production of food supplies. The next step is to cut down our na tional and governmental high cost of living. We must reduce our national expenditures in every way possible con sistent with governmental efficiency ; we must cut them to the quick. Maior General Wood referred to "dangerous leadership" by saving: "I think to-day the most dangerous men we have in public life are those men who are trying to advance themselves by creating religious, racial or class prejudice. 1 It should be the effort to-day of every man who claims to be an American to bring together in one homogenous mass the various ra cial and religious groups in this coun try." A plea for return to reverence for the constitution was made by the speatcer. He said: "We must plant our feet firm ly and go ahead steadily standing for those basic principles of government which are eternal! just as eternal as the basic principles of morality. We must get back to a government un der the constitution. Those who strive to lead you away from the constitu tion 'strive to lead you toward chaos. Hold onto the constitution as you would hold onto life itself, for it is our secure anchor." "There is no man more dangerous in high office than the man who thinks he knows all; who surrounds himself with rubber stamp puppets." Economy in national administration can be brought about by the budget system, said Major General Wood. "We must build up a, budget system because it, will tend to great economy in na tional expenditures; it will break up the sometimes too strong control of committees; and will be the most sure means of bringing about a general na tional retrenchment and the cutting off to a great extent of all unnecessary ex penditures. Our policy must be one of rigid retrenchment'." "Our tariff must be so framed as not to destroy the export trade of Eu rope as this would either directly or in directly prevent Europe from paying her debts to us and prevent the re-e-tablishment of that economic stability upon which world peace and the re-es-tahlishment of normal conditions so largely depend," said the speaker. Major General Wood's military ideas were summarized in the following: "We do not want a large army. We want a mall but. highly efficient one. 1 recommend to Congress an army of from 200,000 to 225.000 men. We do not want militarism in any form, W do want such sane, rational prepara tion for the discharge of citizenship duties, both in war and peace, as will tend to protect our country against war; and to enable us to carry it on effectively if war is forced ttpon us." Major General Wood is in favor of the league of nations with reserva tions. On this subject he said: "Kor myserf, 1 think that we should approve the league with, reservations which thoroughly Americanize it reserva tions which will ' leave America abso lutely fre to follow her traditional polities o control without interference her own internal affairs in other words, free to follow the dictates of American public opinion as expressed through the instrumentalities provid ed by the constitution: which should preserve as far as possible the machin ery provided by the league to'bring the representation "of the iieople of the na tions together to talk things over be fore they resort to fori." Major" (Jeneral Wood advocated at tention to the agricultural life of the country. Immigration ought to be watched carefully, he said. On this subject be declared: . "We should look into the quality of our immigration before it comes on board ship for America. We should be as careful as we are in the issuing of passports to those who are coming to our country in time of war. We have in this country at the present time a large and highly organized force of rlisorder-the so called reds. They aia datigerirtis in part because of their or ganization and activity, but especially because of our own indifference. Tbce people are systematically trying to cre ate discontent and a fueling of pposi tion to our government and they are openly declaring their determination to su'li-titiite for ordered government the kind of chaos which rules in soviet Ru-oia and other count riew." tm the rooting of women into Ameri can political life. Major General Wood a'd: "American womm have entered the political arena all over the nation, and they are going to play a very impor tant part in it. They have been dream ing dream"" ar.d seeing visions and hop ing to do certain things. Now they are going to have an opportunity to do that!" My advice to them i that they g. into one of the regular parties, whichever one they believe in: and go in on jusl terms with the men. Co der l conditions r.-gsnie by t'W ehe. 1" not ;lit tip into I'Ule tain lwrtr basing g"r,wii but go in'o --sue .dttv t-r t'e ther. j li our Tarty bad. if rt needs cleaning up, clean it tip. You will find a great many people who do not atop to think, who talk about forming new organizations. The organization can be cleaned up from within by the people who belong to it. To split up simply means defeat. I believe American wom en are going to level up our American political machine. They are coming in with higher and "cleaner ideals. They are going to do what they can to pro tect women who work. They are going to" terminate the, intolerable conditions of child labor, conditions which dwarf the physical and mental development of the child. They are going to stand for public and private morality. They are going to control and are going to wipe out, I hope, organized commer cialized vice; and I hope they are going to take the men whom they dominate generally to the polls and make them vote." On the rejations of labor and capi tal, the speaker asserted: t "We want to give labor an absolute ly square deal; and we want to give capital an absolutely square deal. One of the worst citizens in this country has said labor and capital have nothing in common. A more untruthful state ment was never made. They are one and inseparable. There is no line of separation between them. Either alone is in a way nelpiess; togetner tney pro duce prosperity. . We must bring them together and 'build up and maintain harmonious co-operation." In conclusion, the speaker said: "The country is tired of knocking, of pulling things to pieces; tired of hearing about the mistakes of the war. n wants a constructive policy and that is -what the Republican party must have. It miit look forward. "We are now the leading nation of the world, the most powerful. We have the buly of the world's wealth; we have a position of leadership we could not escape if we would. "Kow is the time to get together. Our road lies ahead; not behind. We are through with the fighting in this war but there are many problems in front of us; problems of re-adjustment which follow every great war. There is nothing of politics inthem. They are straight problems of sound govern ment and of an efficient and economical administration. Many of them are dif ficult but they are not particularly se rious if we will meet them in the same spirit of co-operation with which we met the problems of the war." Major General Wood finished speak ing at 12:05 o'clock and was given an ovation. After the applause had sub sided a spectator in the back, part of the hall arose and railed for three cheers for Wood, which were given. Major General Wood planried to leave Montpelier late this afternoon by au tomobile for Wells River to take the "Air Line" train for Boston on his way to North Carolina, where he will speak for the next two days. He was in West Virginia last week and thus made a long jump to Vermont in order to fill his engngement at the convention to day. DELEGATES CHOSEN. To Attend the National Convention In Chicago. - The convention early this afternoon elected the following delegates to the national convention: Dr. H- Kelson Jack-on, BurJington. Alex. DunneiU, St. Jihnhury. President John M. Thomas, Middie bury. ' James Dewey. Quechre. Redfleld Proctor. Prwtor. H. J. M. Jones, Montpelier. WHY HE IS FOR HOOVER. The Wizard Analyzes the Qualities of a Fellow-American Genius. I know of no other man than Her bert Hoover of whose knowledge of economics we can be so absolutely cer tain as we can be of his. To my mind that settles it. We need an economist. All right. Lot's get the bet econom Ut. executive and otherwise that we can find. The bet eoonomi't of that rharacter we can 'find is fortunately one of the best the world has ever known. When has there been another Hoover! I don't know. Hoover organized his hip. his do k. his depots: he had his own guard to look after eerything at every stage of the transaction and the losses stopped. Stealing -eaed utterly, over head came down, delays were mini mized. Orders were carried out with out any loss at all. goods being deliv ered on the other side practically as they had been purchaed in America. When a hundred pound" of flour from America reached Kurope it had not shrunk (to put it tnu more han 10 pound' through expense. That ship ment, distribution and general admin istration, costing only 10 per cent. n a triumphant thing. That's what we need in 'the I nited States government. We want ome 10 per oent administration. I am Mire Hoover is the man. He has first-hand knowledge of the in-ide frts of almost every question whi'-h will be vital to us "during the next four year. He understands their psychology --the lU'le things of infi nite imrrtan-e that the public never knows ahotit. Women know him! I hate yet to hear ahout a woman who isn't going to vote fi Ifooer if she can get the chance. And it s.-ems to me that Hoov er won a mighty rio-ory in t'alif.irn. It is siiSv to speak of it a a seths.-k. Oit of .-i.tsxt votes be got ?".IS without organising a machine. "with hut small exindi:ure of money by his friends. He g t those vnrfes in compe-t-ton wich Johnson's pertetly attum-d and highly organized maiSioery. It was real!v a victory At tremendous mo ment and to tSe rest of ?fc ewmtrr. of great s r r'.- an'-c. , Thomas A. KJi- on 'n :nterview. With gso!,f, at t'e prr-ent . i-h -sire. Jmc. r- r srUs that ;t 'aM 'o keep :',e wolf fi m tV J-r -A h.s .-rs:e IiaBMTij-t- BAUKE, 'VERMONT, -WEDNESDAY, "-.MAY 26, Resolutions in Convention . Deplores the "Autocratic Conduct of Pres. Wilson" in the Treaty Negotia tions and Condemn the League of .Nations as In Treaty. REPUBLICAN PRES IDENT "AL3I0ST F0R-0RDAINED" Favor Aid to American Soldiers and Sailors Dis abled By Wounds or Dis ease Contracted During the War But Urge Cau tion in the Service Bonus Expfessing the conviction that it "now seems almost fore ordained that the next president of the United States shall come from the Republican party, the resolutions adopted'Mn the Re publican state convention of Vermont at Montpelier today deplore the "au tocratic conduct" of President Wil son in the treaty negotiations and con demn the league of nations as now in corporated in the treaty. The resolutions call for free initi ative for capital and fair and just com pensation for labor; for thorough edu cation, which shall incImleinstruction in Americanism; for a more inviting environment in agricultural life; for preparedness and universal military training;' for "less talk and more work"; for a national Midget; for a welcome to women voters; for assist ance no American soldier and sailors disabled by wounds or disease con tracted in war service; and it closes wtth a stropg commendation of the Republican party. The resolutions were a follows: "The Republican party of the state of Vermont, through its representa tives assembled in conven.'ion. again declares it allegiance to the funda mental principles of democracy; that all men are created equal and are equally entitled to the orderly pursuit of peace, happiness and prosperity. The rights guaranteed the people by the constitution of the I nited Mates ought not to be denied nor subverted either by great combinations of capital or by great combinations of labor, or by the autocratic, or bureaucratic, exercise of governmental function. "We believe that capital, tinder wie and sane regulations, should be given free initiative in the development of industries and natural resources; and that labor should !e m': a fair and just compensation for its performance in the proeses of production, Iwsed upon its economic alue, and given eafe and livable working conditions worthy of American freemen. "We favor legislation that will re quire the children and youth of the nation to fw thoroughly instructed, at public expense, in the rudiments of a sound education, including 1 he civ'n of a free government ; and urge liberal ap propriations by stale and municipality to the end that n secondary and col legiate education may be wr. hin the reach of any boy or girl in the land who is willing to exercise reasonable self-denial. And we demand that the instruction given in our public and private wcImhiU and college shall be of a character to engraft upon the minds of our descendants ths.t ie cardinal principles of a life wor.hy to be lived in a free country are fidelity to duty, efficiency in work and fair play to ward all. "We believe that the stability of a free government rts in a large mess, lire upon the character of its farming noouiation: and we urge an intelli gent governmental survey of rural con ditions and the enactment of sane leg islation free from bureaucratic and redone tendencies to promote a more Inviting environment in rural life and make the calling of agriculture sufficiently alluring and remunerative to keep more of ;he best type of our boys and girl at the old home-tead. "We lolieve in preparedness, wheth er in time of jieace or in time of war. and favor universal military training, n from the militai-;st k points of iw. hot as the best method known io our dsv and genera ion for incul cating and developing the right spirit in national patriotism and for train ing the bodies and minds of our young men in the direction of sound health, discipline, self control and oltedicnce to constituted author' v. We view witH disquietude the spir it of unrest and di-s-ontent now ram pant among ail l-ses f ,ir people. mhi.li will not be ailnyed until the in citing causes aie aHated and a norms and rational living rondi.ion is at tained. !vma?'gisni in piihic and private life, false prejudice, false orom sing. ' prejudice, profiteering. gnss evtravgnf-e in the mis minsge- j nient of the railroads an! other u'iii- j ties while under government control, j k,; !:,-! evtdicnls that ub"Hn1e; the in. ,..nl iin.ty-atvt the natimst wel'are to-sc-tionel adan'g, have fr hng cicr.-isrH a de-t roving infl'i-em-e in our tnl!v and private life. A re-organization of puh!;e policies that i will Trc"t 'iw of thee evil can be ! ,.,..asl for on'y in the reorst ;o of the j !,- n . an psy the control cf thei goverrw!" nt . B'lt the final mitni n i f '.he rse-p'e 'r,.m t'e atoornisi a-d ' fiheUhv iif-l.:!n ,f tnin-t anf r.- j t r.;a w h i thM have fallen re-is' W .a the universal adti and observance of the niotto: 'Less talk, more work.' " : , "We recommend legislation author izing a national budget. The appropri ation of public money haphaaardly, wrthoirt unity of purpose or co-ordination," has resulted In great waste, un due extravagance and burdensome tax ation. The sacrifice of the public shall not endure forever. "We wcome the women of the coun try to our ranks as voters, in full faith that the polit ical character of the elec torate "will be -improved and elevaited when the female citizens shall have at tained unabridged privileges of suf fra.gc in state and nation. "Reptiblicana are not ungrateful. The gratitude of the paltion to its soldiers and sailors has always, been exempli fied in liberal legislation and by the plaudits of the people. The government should speedily and generously provide for its soldiers and sailors who are in any way disabled by wounds or disease contracted in the diseh&rgu of their mili tary "or naval duty. Hut a policy that recognize military or naval service by acash bonus system is open to wide lyr divergent opinions. The Congress should approach this question with grave deliberation and should" reach its conclusions unmoved by political stress; Ti ultimate good to ihe ex service men themselves, the common welfare of (the country in its present financial condition and the Influence of the precedent of such a policy on the character of national patriotism, ehould lie determining factors as to the adop tion of such a policy. - "We deplore the autocratic conduct of !the president in negotiating the treaty of Versailles without reference to American sentiment, and without representation of American ideals of duty aif.1 justice embodied . therein. We recognize the Uuty of our country toward the maintenance of world-wide neaee and liberty; 4ut we condemn the league of nations as incorporated in the peace treaty because it imposes upon the I'nited State the duty to en gage in war in foreign lands, as a mat ter of international obligation, inde pendent of the national sense of right, and at the dictates of a power other than our own government. We favor the adoption of said treaty with such reservations as shall completely secure American rights and liberties. We fa vor the proposed defensive alliance for the protection of France against ag gression. "The Republican party has been, and is, the best exponent of government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Its record has been commend able, deserving of the confidence of the public. . It has been loyal to she welfare of the country. Its principles are the principles of the common peo ple, who believe in ilie common goou. Proud of its record, confident of its future, we earnestly invite the citi zenry, who are tired of the incompe tency and wasteful extravagance of the Democratic administration, to ally themsohea with the Republican party, thus assisting in the restoration of a safe, sane, economical government of (the people, by the people, and for the people. 0reat responsibility rests upon the delegates to the Republican national convention. It no seems almost fore ordained that the next president of the I'nited States chall come from the Re publican party. Only a malevolent des tiny wrought" and shaped by pride of opinion, by narrowness of political vis Ion, or by the frenzy of disappointed ambition that sometimes stultifies the manhood of men, can endanger the po litical redemption of the country. The chaotic and distressful state of man kind in many lands, the gravity of so cial, political and economic conditions the world over, are clarion calls to thoughtful men to awaken from their dreams of safety and security and "o bring forth a leadership of men that will give hope and promise of a contin ued civiligat ion." The platform was reMirted to (he convention by Chairman W. II. Kair child of Fairfield, and it was adopted without a dissenting voice. Fight Over Special Session. Then a resolution calling upon Gov ernor Clement to call a special session of the legislature to act on ratification of the federal woman suffrage amend ment was introduced. Adoption of the, resolution was moved, hut Pavd .V Conant of St. John -bury moved that the resolution be laid on the table. Frank L. Hone of Rennington ex plained what the resolution meant. On the motion to lay the "resolution on the table the motion was declared lost and "he original motion to adopt was car ried, but only after some doubt in the mind of Chairman IhCe. The affirma tive was seen to be in the majority only after a riing vote. What is the Matjer Feet. iith Women's Apparently something, for one hears the heallh faddist and the dress re former constantly lamenting the Chi nese deformed feet of the American woman. So. though most of us are able to walk about with much foot comfort a the men whose feet usually go free from reproach, there must be stitnethii'g radically wrong with our pedal extremities. Not long ago a prominent chiropodist declared that what made women's feet what they are, and whst brought du cat in o'the chiropodists' jo-ket. was the craze for dancing that has been to hlume for so many ills and frivolities within the las) few yrarj! A foot sim-ial'ist recently aid" that what ws the matter was that we woie shoe; We ought to go liarefoot. And what's more, we ought to toe in. Then one of those would t bene faotor of the r'-e w 'io i hahitusl'y out of svmpathv w.tli Ilie prevailing mode. iir it i all the fault of the shoe niandfaotiirers. They insi-t or. making us wear the hoes that are in fn-hi.-n rstb-r than the sh.ve buiU on the lav that fits our teet. In the meantime. it" hard t know whether to g href.ot. to toe in. to ive un da?K in" r t' wear shoes thst are out of fa-hion. Best we can do Ml Young, who has lieen chief engineer of some nne r ties the dispute is to c'tiie ci.mnanr. Mr. Harris will go to bolJoing on the way we are.--Buffalo Kpr.. One Way. ,:tur have sf I ing." rt r, iii"Mi -I'm" H. ton th i.k I '1 eve' grt it Hark?" Weil. B.;,'nr is a sr '' of -hap. - mirM t-e a'-e to rli Slim l-vtl -hsres of fake m.n'tig s; ,, w ).l .snss a share."-BrmiKgnsio Age Her -li 1920. BIG MAN-HUNT FOR CONVICTS Dragnet Cast for Trio Who Escaped from Massachu setts State Prison ACCOMPLICES AIDED IN FLIGHT LAST NIGHT One of Conspirators Was Left Behind Through Treachery of Gang Boston, May 26. A far-flung drag net was cast by state and city police to-day in an effort, to catch Harry Manster, Herman Barney and Charles Ward, a negro, who escaped about mid night from the state prison alt Charles town, where they were serving sen tences ranging from 20 years to life imprisonment. Jacob Dintzer, under sentence of seven to ten years for burglary, was captured while attempt ing to escape. Manster, who is believed by prison officials' to have directed the escape from within the prison, was serving a life sentence for the murder of Patrol man Joseph Riser in this city in Jan uary, 1918. . Barney was under sen tence of 1.1 to 20 years for the mur der of Patrolman Charles Deninger here in February, 1919. Ward was sentenced in 1017 to serve, 35 to 40 years for criminal assault. The pris oners all were under 30 years of age. The, escape evidently was careiully planned and the prison authorities be lieve the men were assisted by friends outside. A key, believed to have been made by Manner, was used to unlock the cells. Eluding a double guard that receutly had been placed over them be cause of their unruly attitude, the men, in prison garb, walked through a long corridor, climbed a ventilator to the roof and descended to the street by means of a rope and strips from their blankets. An automobile con taining three men is said to have been in waiting. the police believe the men changed immediately into civilian clothes. Armed searching parties et out from the prison as soon as the escape was discovered and the police of .Boston sent out details of patrolmen to aid in the hunt. Automobiles were held up throughout the city and searched. and the quest soon spread to aurrounding communities, but no trace of the es caped men was found. I)intzer collapsed this jnorning while he was being questioned by prison au thorities. He said his failure to es cape was due to Barney who, he claimed, cut the rope as Dintzer was climbing through the ventilator. He said Barney's action was inspired by a long-standing grudge that the lat ter held against him. Dintzer's col lapse was attributed tb injuries he re reived when he fell from the ventila tor. Barney's escape was his second feat of the kind. While he was awaiting trial he escaped from the Charles street jail and eluded tJlie authorities for sev eral days. Ward made an attempt to get away while in jail awaiting sen tence, but was caught after dropping over a wall. The escape last night was the most sensational here since nine members of the "Kelly gang" gained their free dom in July. IS!2, by crawling through a sewer which had an opening in Tihe prison and an outlet an eighth of a mile away. They were captured event ually. The last escape from the prison was made on Nov. M. 1!U!. when Ed gar A. Snow, serving a life sentence for murder, was at large for about four hours. C0RRIG AN MENARD. Wedding TooM Place at St. Monica's Church This Moraine. Wedding bells which chimed thjs morning at St. Monica's church were for Miss (ieorgiaiina M. Menard, daughter of Mrs. Mary Menard of the granite Mile block, and John K. Corri gan of 6paii'ding street. A nuptial mass was celebrated by Rev. I". M. McKenna, beginning at 8 o'.-ltnk. harles Frenire, one of Barre's best baritone singers, assisted Kr. Mc Kenna with the mass in the absence of the directress. Mrs. Charles Smith. The single ring service was used. The brde was harbed in blue trav eling suit with picture hat. and carried a bouquet of white carnations, while the bridemaid. Miss Clara Bussiere of Xorthfis Id.'a cousin of he bride, was clothed in similar costume, clothed in similar costume. William Menard, a brother of the bride, served as groomsman. At the completion of the wedding the bride and groom and attendants inarched to the vestibule of the church as Miss Loraine I.oranger played Men elhson's wedding - march. Amidst showers of confetti ami rise the party left the church by automobile and mo tored to the home of Mrs. Robert tum ble, a sister of Mrs. Corrigsn. Here was served a wedding break fat before the couple started on a wedding trip to points in New Hampshire and Massa chusetts. LEAVES M. & B. L. fc P. CO. - E. A. Harris te Be Succeeded By Ed , Young. K. A Harris, who has been in the Barre -f!ice of the Tenney service since II P. Ibarra bee resigned" last August, will leave the company's employ June 1st and his place w,ll tie filled by K. A the i-hore Line F.leHrio company and (the K-a-tem Connecticut Light and j Power company, of wh;ch H. I. Ira- lf is now manager. He will le assist- ant treasurer of the company. A din n. v. ivrn Mr. Hsrris at the Mont pelier i ountry club Monday evening. Not All a Dream. --h, Tom, my t d'ess Wife Hub- 111 wairant the fiil oat ,fe No: I epe-t 'hat will opea 1 jour eves. Button 1 iJBMTij't. COOLIDGE HAD NO EXPENSES He Wired Senate .Commit tee Investigating Candi dates' Expenses DID NOT AUTHORIZE ANY COLLECTIONS Calls on James H. Reynolds to Make Any State-, ments Boston, May 26. Governor Coolidge said to-day that he had not collected or spent anything or authorized any collections or expenditures as a presi dential candidate. His statement was given out in con nection, with a telegram in reply to a message from the Senate committee in vestigating expenditures of candidates for the presidential nominations, ask ing him to designate some one to rep resent him before - the committee in Washington. The telegram said: "James R, Rey nolds at the instigation of my friends opened headquatrers . last January at Washington in my behalf. At my re quest those headquarters were closed several mouths ago.- Since that time I understand that Mr. Reynolds and oth ers have been active in promoting the circulation of a book of my public speeches . I have asked my friends to communicate with Mr. Reynolds and have him report to your committee to morrow as you have requested." ALLEGED ACCOMPLICE V BOSTON THEFT Frank Tymm is Held in Chicago Ac tual Thief is Said to Have Been Oscar B. Jesseman,- Who Died on Train. Chicago, May 26. Frank Tymm, said to be an actor, was lield at the detec Sive bureau to-day in connection with the theft of $21,000 from the Old Col ony Trust company in Bostou last Jan uary. According to dntecirfves, the ac tual thief was Oscar Burr.ell Jesseman, a messenger, empioyeo oy me trust company, who died on a train near Raw lings. .W vo., Iac week and was buried there under the name of Frank Cordon. Tymm fold ITfe poITOe.lltey said, he met Jesseman in Boston alter the rob bery and they went to N'ew York, joining two vaudeville performers in a trip through Canada to Portland, Ore., and Wien coming ear.t. lymra was er rested last night as he left he the atre at Ilammon, Ind., where the two actors are playing this week. MAY LOSE ARM. Ernest Nichols Was Injured in Derrick Machinery. The sharp report of a fuse blowing out on the large 'Ju-ton derrick in tne main shed of the Jones Brothers Co. granite plant attracted the attention of several apprentice stone cutters working in the shed about 9:.'i0 this morning, but not until Krnest Nichols, the derrickman, had descended from the traveling crane, unassisted, did they have cause to believe a serious accident had happened. Mr. Nichols' left arm was bleeding profusely and the man taken immediately to the first aid room of the plant, a doctor being summoned in the meantime. When the clothing was removed from the arm the arm was found to be ter ribly mangled and Mr. Nichols, who had, been placed on an improvised stretcher, was ordered removed to the city hospital at once. Physicians there feared amputation would be neces sary as the flesh had been practically all "removed from the arm as far as the elbow. How the accidentt hapened will not be learned until an expktnation from the victim ran be given, though it is believed his hand slipped off the gear handle and into the cogs of the derrick wheels. Mr. Nichols made no emotion when the accident and not until he had descended from his station on the high crane without the least assistance was his injury made known. Two months ago he dislocated his left shoulder and in the past few days had been troubled by this injury. FUNERAL OF MRS. MURPHY. Four Sons Acted As Bearers Service at St. Monica's Church. The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Mur plv. who died Sunday at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Charles Mclean of the Montpelier road, was held at St. Monica's church yesterday morning at 9 o'clock. Rev. P. M. McKenna officiating llurial was in the Catholic cemetery on Bcvkley street and the bearers were four sons. Patrick Murphy of hsrle mont. Mass.. Jhivid and .lames Mur phy of tiraniteville and Willian Mur phy of Burlington. Ami ng tho-e from away to attend the funeral were a brother, .lames OVonncll of North Chelmsford. Mass.. and his son. -fames, jr.. a sifter. Mrs Marv llsmilton of Winooski. apd a grandd? lighter, (ieraldine Turner, of Winooski. j FUNERAL OF MRS L. HOWARD. Held atHer Late Home oa AvenU Street Burial at Elmwood. Funeral services for Mr. I zander Howard, who died last SundaT. were held hrr late to-nte on Averill street this silerno n. Rev. F. !-. t.idspeed. j.ssii.r of the Congregational ehnrrh ofliriat :ng. Kunsl wss in l.lmil crtiieteiy. -ricr at the grave hcng s nd teled Ruth chapter, rdc of ta.tern Star. The 1 sharers were IVn S ttiidrmsn ikI harles A Nash c-f ln.oer. N. H. !iet C. Huthin t Willis own and Lav mow J U. ful ler of New York UlJ. PRICE, TWO CENTS. $2.50 GAS RATE IS ASKED FOR Barre ocerto iv.c of Its Charter vO Permit Maximum COST OF MATERIALS GIVEN AS REASON The Aldermen Heard Plea and Put Matter Over For a Week Application for revision of gas raid upward to $2.50 per thousand cubit feet waa made by the Barre Gas Co. t the board of aldermen last night, tin plea being based on the'' assertion thnl increased costs 'of gas-making mate, rial required the raise in order to en able the company to meet its fixe charges and maintain the financial con dition of the cipmpany. The preeni rate is $2 per thousand. In presenting the application for 9 revision of the charter in order tu permit of the raise to $2.50, Treasure! E. H. Gay of the company stated thai the jump from $2 to $2.50 might no be made all at once and that the pro posal to increase would go before tin public service commission. The i max imum rate now allowed by the com, pany's charter was fixed in 1902, and the maximum rate was reached in The proposed increase would amount to 25 per cent. Treasurer Gay asserted that tin present maximum rate of $2 had en abled the company to meet its fixed charges and also to pay off $2,400 ol the company's indebtedness; but thai the increased costs of materials would wipe out the company's chances fot repeating. There are, he said, $75,000 sin per cent first mortgage bonds. $n2,(KK notes, $50,000 preferred stock of tin company. The valuation of the plant was put at $11)0.000. The proposed 25 per cent increase in rates would bring 'in about $!),000 ad ditional, which, declared Treasurer Gay, would enable the company to jitaintaiii itself as in the last two years but would allow no dividends for preferred and common stock and no salaries foi officials. He called to attention tint the increased earning would enrich tint aeity treasury in greater proportion than it would :the company, inasmuch as the company, under its charter, it compelled to pjy two per cent of in gross earnings to the city. " Some of the greater costs in gas making were referred to as oil, coal and railroad transportation. Oil. lie said, had jumped from seven cents to 17 in a few years; coal had advanced in marked manner; and there was no tell ing just what the transportation in crease might be. Hence he thought th company was justified in making appli cation for a revision of 'the company's charter, enabling the company tu charge a maximum of $2.50. After hearing the statement ol Treasurer Gay. the aldermen asked a few questions and then inid the appli cation on the table for a week in order to investigate. Treasurer Gay stated that Sttpt. Joseph Nelson of the com pany would be ready to let the city go over the company's books and to givn other information for the benefit of tint city in its investigations. $34,000 Bridge Notes to Be Issued. The aldermen turned for a brief in terval to the South Main street bridge project, or long enough to adopt a res olution to permit of the issuing of the city's notes not to exceed $;tt,i00 tu pay for the project, this being in ant ici pation of a bond issue to cover tlm cost. A resolution relating to depart mental appropriations was also passed. Previous bond issues were recalled when city warrants were ordered pai l, one to the National Life Insurance Co. for $525 to pay interest on paving notes and the other to the Barre Sav ings Bank A Trust Co. for to pay interest on $40,000 four per cent water bonds. Another big item in :h'.- b- is ordered paid was .12.Ni(i to tin- s. h . treasurer, the amount being on ttii 1P20 school amount. Other lulls ymi.l were; Street payroll, Sn.i2ti.5l: enginee r ing payroll, $47.7.1: water p:ivoi!. $1J..16; fire payroll, Slttl.ttl: p. .I n payroll, $Stf.75: assessors' payroll, f !.': election officers psv on the recent pri mary. $110.10; C. L. Booth. -"0; Mi-s Gridfe;,. $2fi; Moore A Owens for fire men's uniforms, $476.96; Mrs. G. Mor gan. $1-20. On the building inspector's favor able recommendation. Alex. Gre;t- was permitted to remodel front of building at SIO North Main street f.-r a store. Mrs. Mary Blan.-hi's applica tion to build a garage at the intersec tion of Wellington and Franklin streets was referred to the street com mittee and city attorney. The site of the garage i city land deeded f-r wtreet; and Mrs. flianchi proposes to build a st-iid concrete garsgc. K by 24 fees, into the bank. A. ltwin-hi. wiir appeared for the petitioner, stated the.r desire to boy the land from the city. W. F. Sanborn's appi!ion to rai-o . a henhouse at 4 Washington rre-t was referred to the building in-pe- or. The North Bsrre o-an;te Co. was pet mittc.l to move an office buiiding on Cambria street. W. H. Halvosa was granted a permit to move a benh.nire from Pleasant street to Mount slree'. P. .1. Punleavy was given permission to keep a p'g" on Cranite tret. and a nn-.,iar j-ermit was granted to A. Amhrosini on Ornnt avenue, whereat someone remarked '.hat the "flock" of pigs was gftting numerous in the city. There w as no appenran.-e on the mat ter of a 7x5 foot electric sign to hit erected over Wah ngton street by thn Barre Carwge Co.. Inc.. and the aider men rescinded a permit whh was granted la-J year. The t have been placed on the pole in frort of the AJdnch l.b'a'y. A hydrant mat ter mt the Prcsbrey-Coyke-vUU f'ant a referred to the water rommitte and nper'n'ender.t ; a4 the tnaVer of inrsej hytrants s r-;-rr f tv tfct treel and fire o-s-si tl'-e. a.-i !' t: and water KM..r.'(ni'-r!