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TH r PRICE, TWO CENTS. VOL. XXIV NO. 64. BARRE, VERMONT, FRIDAY,-- MAY 28, 1920. K RIOTING AT BRISTOL, R.I, CAUSES DECLARATION I: OF AN INSURRECTION Two Strike Sympathizers! i. ; Shot and Three Guards :2 Injured Following' an At tack, by Strikers of India : Rubber Co. on OtherEm ' ployes Called Back to , Work. WOMEN FOUGHT FURIOUSLY AGAINST WOMEN CLERKS After the Guards Had Been Pelted With Stones, They " Drew Their Revolvers and Fired into the Mob Police Reserves Were All Called Out. .-- Bristol, Ii. I., May 28. Two strike sympathizers were shot and three guards injured by stones during a riot to-day outside the plant of the Nation al India Rubber company, where a strike is in progress. , The trouble started with the arrival of a morning train bringing women clerks, mechanics and other employes v hose work had not stopped" with the dosing of the mill. It lasted about 15 minutes and rasnltcd in the sounding of the riot call on the fire alarm call ing out every available special police man. A crowd of 400 or more strike, sym pathizers, including a number of wom en, met the train and, after trying un successfully to induce the 20 or more clerks and others to keen away from the mill attacked them. Women in the mob pulled the hair of clerks, and sev eral of . them were roughly handled. " WFfen the workers started for the mill, about four blocks away, the crowd fol lowed, hooting and jeering. ' The mob was prevented from enter ing the mill in the wake of the clerks liv a special iruard of 45 men, who have been on dutv outside the plant during A:t. L'a a I .... I ne siriKe. num new wh.k After three of the guerda had been struck their companions opened fire with revolvers, wounding Andrew red ro in the arm and another man in the Abdomen. The latter was taken to a hospital in Providence. The three guards were tiot seriously hurt, phy icians said. After the shooting the crowd backed away from the mill gates hut did not disperse and the police continued on guard, fearing another outbreaks The strike started three weeks ago as a result of a dispute over wages, the employes refusing to accept an increase oflereci by the company. Approximate ly 4(H) persons art employed at the mill and all of these, with the excep tion of 300 clerks, carpenter and like employes either joined the strike or were forced out of work by the closing of the plant. The others had remained on. duly until early this week, when the strikers demanded the complete closing of the mill. The company com plied, but yesterday these workers were recalled, the guard about the plant hav ing been strengthened. TROOPS ORDERED OUT. Governor Beeckman of Rhode Island Declared Bristol in SUtt of Insurrection. Providence, R. I., May 28. Governor Beeckman has issued a proclamation declaring that as a result of the riot of striking National India Rubber com pany employes at Bristol this morning, the "town is in a state of insurrection. He has ordered out three troops of militia to guard the company prop erty. STRIKE CALLED OFF : BUT FEW REPORT Fifteen Per Cent Increase in Wages Goes Into Effect in New Bed ford Mills Rezt Tuesday. New Bedford. Mass.. May 28. Al though the textile strike at the eigh teen cloth mills in this city was ofli r.ally called off lat night by the tex tile council, following the vote of the various untons, t her mas litUe change In the number of orative reporting for work to-day. The majority of the etriking employes voted to return to their machine'on Tuesday next, when the 15 per cent increase in wages goes into effect. It is etimated that 13.000 opera 1e joined the ranks of lie strikers, and. the k in wagea alone during he four weeks of the strike is approx imately one million dUar. H will require 2 meek of regular employ ment for the employes to make up the amount lot during the past month. Ifd o the 15 per cent advance. CARDINAL 0T0NNELL. Visited Itato-Amerieaa Association in Rome. Rome. Mat 2 - 4 a' I r.t Otnneil i Iwr.n ,..:ed the 1'al.v American . iat i.-s today. I.e reccned by '.!rnf Ariirii. Vffttor Zeor. tti. pre-t.-e f w : Senator Mj.-ZoriiKi. and Vrn Gay. I He Aun-ii-am V-l- Jin He rotnf rorted Mr l. o the i. -rar f.w ..meri.-aj A wi e aott-hed tj ti.e association. PREMIER LLOYD GEORGE TO MEET KRASSIN Bolshevik Minister of Trade and Com merce Will Have Some Proposals to Make.. London. May 28. Premier Lloyd George will "meet Gregory Krassin, the Russian bolshevik minister of trade and commerce, this week, says The Times, which also mentions a rumor "circu lated through channels notoriously in touch with the premier's entourage" that both the subject of negotiations and the persons engaged in them "would be more widely extended than at pres ent acknowledged." M. Krassin will propose among other things, says the newspaper, to put in gots of Russian gold, stamped with the seal of the old Russian government, on the English market, and it is be lieved the main object of his visit here is to obtain a general license to send such gold to England and sell it. The Times adds: "By receiving Russian gold stolen by the soviet, we would be, virtually rec ognizing the soviet government. It is impossible to dissociate the two ideas of trade relations and official recogni tion. It is absurd to imagine that two countries can trade with each other and not have diplomatic relations," The newspaper, which is equally hos tile against the premier and the bol sheviki, denounces the "pitiful and dis honest pretense that the negotiations are not between the soviet and Iiritish government," and ironically congratu lates Nikolai I.enine and Mr. Lloyd George upon the "'success with which they have at last carried their point." , MORE RIGOROUS TERMS FOR TURKEY Turkey Is Accorded Only Local Au tonomy, Which May In Time Be ciW Independence , Washington, I). C, May 28. Terms of peace imposed upon the Turks more rigorous than any previous summaries have indicated were revealed to the Greek chamber of deputies in Athens last week by Premier Venizelos, a. sum mary of whose address was received to day by the state department. "The Turkish treaty," according to Venizelos, "accords to Turkey only local autonomy, which may in due time, and should the people so determine, be eon verted into independence." In the small, southeastern area of Europe in which Turkey is left a last foothold," Venizelos declared, her forces are limited by the -treaty to 700 men. Constantinople is- retained by the Sultan, the (reek premier explained, with the .reservation that "he will not violate the conditions of the peace treaty. Should such stipulations be violated the powers have the right to modify their decision regarding Con stantinople." PHYSICIANS' PERMITS ON LIQUOR CURTAILED Commissioner Williams of Bureau of Internal Revenue Fixes Limit at 100 for Each Three Months Except With "Good Cause. Washington, D. C, May 28. In an effort to defeat the "indiscriminate sale" of liquor on phvsicians' prescrin tions. Commissioner Williams of the bureau of internal revenue, issued a ruling to-day limiting the number of permit allowed each physician to 100 each for three months, except with good cause. NAVAL COURT INQUIRY. Took Up the Records of Investigation of Vice Conditions. Westerly, R, I., May 23 The rec ords of a naval court of inquiry which investigated vice conditions at New port a year ago lat March, were the subjects of testimony at to-days ses sion of the naval court which for the past four months has been consider ing charges that vice investigators at Newport indulged in practices which they were assigned to wipe out. John R. Rathom, editor of the Prov idence Journal, a principal witness in support of the charges, having finished his testimony yesterday when he wa recalled, at the request of Assistant Secretary of Navy Roosevelt, it was expected that the sessions of the court mould clo finally to-day. Mr. Roose velt was not expected to take the stand apain, although he had come from Washington to be prcnt during Mr. Kathom's testimony. The inquiry ha taken more than to court days. Ensign Henry J. Hyneman, the judge advocate, railed as witnee regarding the proceedings of the former court of inquiry, Captain 'John J. Hyland and Lieutenant Leter W. Conch from the Boston navy yard. Captain Hy land mas formerly acting commandant of the 1st naval ditrict, and I.ienten ant 4 oor-h mas hw legal aid. Lieuten ant K. M. Hudson, one of the mem bers of the court of a year ag and later chief of the anti-vice squad, at tended the proceeding to day. " CENSUS RETURNS. Fomr Massachusetts Cities and" Tomns J how Gains. Wa-hinffton, D. C May :!.- re-us return siven out to-day in.-'uded: Pea body. .M.. I !..".":!. imrcac ,.f 3.31. r 24.4 per cent. RrookPne. Ms 37.74', increase of ,?. or XV per cent. Newton. Ma. 4A,0-'M. in-Tfe of tt l.il. or 15 7 T cent. Me rTc. Ma- 134. in -rme of 2.4 !?. r !." T"T tfft . yastdiite. Msh. reid. 13AM, increase f .(45, or t4 1 ix ctaU VOTE EXPORT SUGAR EMBARGO Senate Agriculture Com mittee Voted To-day, Six to Three FAVORABLE REPORT ON McNARY BILL Action Taken as a Relief For Shortage in the ' . United States Washington, D. C, May 28. By l vote of six to three, the Senate agricul ture committee to-day ordered a fa vorable report on the McNary bill, pro viding for an export embargo on sugar. Those supporting the bill were Sen ators McNary of Oregon, Capper of Kansas, Kenvon of Iowa and Norris of Nebraska, Republicans; and Harri son of Mississippi and Kendrick of Wyoming, Democrats. Senators Smith of Georgia. Smith of South Carolina and Ransib'lP of Louisiana, Democrats, opposed it. . Before taking final action, the com mittee amended the measure so that it would not affect sugar nent to the I'nited States by foreign countries or their nationals to be refined. Early Sen ate consideration of the bill is planned by Senator McNary. IRISH RESOLUTION REPORTED IN HOUSE By Vote of 11 to 7, the House Foreign Affairs Committee Passed Resolu tion "Viewing With Grave ' Concern" Conditions Cn Ireland. Washington, I). C, May 28. A reso lution "viewing with grave concern" conditions in Ireland and "expressing sympathy with the aspirations of the Irish people for a government of their own choice," waa reported out to-day by the House foreign affairs commit tee. The vote was 11 to 7. "INVISIBLE M'ADOO BOOM." Was the Subject of Inquiry By Sen ate Committee. Washington, D. C, May 28. The Senate campaign investigating commit tee made further efforts tolay to get information coneen-ninp mnat Chair man Kenyon described as "this invisi ble boom." Angus W. McLean of North Caro lina, a director of the war finance cor poration, was examined. He denied that he had "a sort of southern mana ger" for Mr. McAdoo's campaign and, replying to a rapid fire of questions, declared that he did not know there mas a McAdoo headquarters m Wash ington or in the Pennsylvania hotel, New York, and that he was not in farmed to the source of McAdoo liter ature sent to Democratic delegates. He finally recounted a conversation with Mr. McAdoo as to the North Caro lina delegation. - "I told Mr. McAdoo there m-as an overwhelming sentiment in my state fur him," he eaid. "I told him m-e were having a primary down thera and that his name would go in whether he liked it or not. but that we would be in an absurd situation if me mere vot ing for a man mho would not take the nomination. "He said he was not a candidate, would not turn his hand over to get the nomination and didn't want his friends to take any action abnit it. He did however, say that if the nomi nation was tendered him a man could not decline. "Some of his friends thought they ought, to take the bull by the horns' and go ahead, whether he wanted them to or not. There was some sort of a'din ner party up in New York about it and some fool went and told him about it." .Who was there?" Chairman Kenyon ask'd. -"Well. Mr. Roper." Mr. McLean 'aid, referring to the former collector of in ternal revenue, "and some others." The witness added that later. "me of. Mr. McAdoo's friends mere pretty mad about it." "Do you know anything about plans to ue the Liberty loan publicity cam paign organisation for McAdoo?" a-ked Chairman Kenyon. "I do not." The witness said he had talked to B. M. Bannh. "aith of us agreed that Mr. M" Ad mould be a good 'man." he aid. "Mv omn idea wa we ouuht tj lr back and see mhst the Republicans d 4. tf coure. nor delegation from NnrfTi Carolina mill support N"na!r Sim mons, not even e-eptiii2 Mr. Mc Alw." TALK OF THE TOWN Dr. Frank I- t;.wij-p"cd. pa:or of the Bsrre or-cjat inal chur.h. i to delis er the -ommeiTni"nt adiirp. of St. J-in-bury academy at th S.-jih ch-ifh. -t. Jinburv. 1 fcur-dm . .1-jnc lo. a nj i3s Hc alnra:e crmn : to be prea. bed hx a lurwt M'lT of the lUa church, Rev. Fraacu A. Ims. FINED $31,000, PROFITEERING Weeds, Inc., of Bingham ton, N. Y., Cloth- ing Dealers FOUND GUILTY ON ALL EIGHT COUNTS Defendants Were Tried in United States Court at Syracuse Syracuse, N. Y., May 28. Convict ed of conspiracy and profiteering in the eale of men's wearing apparel, Weeds Inc., exclusive clothing retailers of Binghamton, and Gordon II. Smith, general manager of the concern, were jointly fined $31,000 here this morning in federal court. In passing sentence. Judge Martin T. Manton of the circuit court of appeals, who presided over the trial, declared that the only thing which saved Smkh from two years' prison sentence whic.h the law made it possible for the judge to impose, mas the fact that he was not financially interested in the busi ness. SLASH HAT PRICES. Prominent New York Dealers Promise to Make Cut. New York, May 28. Arnim W, Ri ley, special assistant to Attornev-Gen eral Palmer, in charge of the profiteer mg investigation here, announced to day that after a conference with proni' inent hat dealers he had obtained their promise to slash straw hat price Im mediately. He said he had convinced them that they were making too great profits. - DEFINES NEXT PRESIDENT. , H. Gary States Some of the Qualifi cations Demanded. New York. May 2fl. Km plovers in America referred to as the capital istic group heretofore have been back ward in proclaiming their rights and asisting upon proper consideration. Klbert H. Gary, chairman of -the I'nit ed States Steel corporation, declared here to-dav in opening the annual meeting of the American Lon and Steel institute. Speaking on "The Ship of State," Mr. tJary said the question of whether ft will be wrecked whether or not "the disease, the unjustified unrest and re volt" will progress depends upon the conduct and efforts of the ship's sail ors, m ho are all the people. Employ er, employes and the general public; which 'include them owe a duty to tne nation which must be performed to in sure stability of government and con tinuarhce f the enjoyment of Ameri can freedom, he asserted. The- next president of the I mtcd States, the captain of the ship ot state, Mr. Garv said, mut be "able, wise and well-informed, of questioned honesty morally and intellectually, eminently fair "and impartial, frank and sincere, broad-minded, deeply sym pathetic, courageous, sturdy and mell balanced, and above everything else, loval'to the confutation and the law of the land." "The present so-called labor strikes, involving riot and injury to property and person, are instigated s a part of the campaign to disturb and demoral ize the ona! and econoinfc conditions ef the count rv," said Mr. Gary. 'In other lands very serious results have been accomplished by the same means which have been employed here." Mr. Gary deprecated rlas legisla tion. He declared that there are no classes in the United States such a have existed in other countries. In America, he said, those who are seeking to establish classes and obtain discriminating, favor are not promi nent because of wealth, but are com posed of a comparatively small m.inori- v of the population who have adopted the mord "labor" with concealed de sign of forming a class which they hope finally will attract a majority of the people and thus enable them to ob- am leg:lation which would ultimate- V destroy the constitution. These men have already procured certain leginlation "which is wrongfully discriminating," Mr. Gary said. "Some of them know what the final conse quence of their deign mut be, that all would be lost in the end. but im mediate gain is to them sutlicient jus tification. "The safe, efficacious and natural remedy for the period which have been hinted at are to be found only in unity of purpose and effort on the part .of the whole crew on board our ship of state, an individual loyalty n the principles of our constitution and all the lam mhich are passed in con formity to it." "We have reason to eipect and I firmly believe." he concluded, "that now and henceforth, more than ever before in our history, a spirit of unity will pervade and control the mirtd of all the citirns from the president domn, that each one m ill recognize "a peronal responsibility to hi country and to all it inhabitants: that :rict emt economy in expenditure and man agement, lowet cist, and proper com pention for fa'.thful performan-e wi!l be the universal sentiment : and that order, stability, advancement and pr.s perity m ill surely follow." BOLSHEVIK! ADVANCING. Are Fighting On the Poles Second For tified Line Near Kiev. I.nd-n. May 2.The h..llieiki are a4an'irii in the Kiee region, and are er?a;?ed in fik'htins on the scmnd for tihed line of the Toles noMheaM of that itv, rt is annnn--d in Thm day's official statement by the soviet Ctvernroent rwcucd by iree from Mwn to day. The otatement say the ncnns line r-.m 10 inie ii.tiU i-l lrovrri vil lasre. This lies about in i le &jcUf el el &iv. AN EFFECTIVE MEANS J3F STOPPING .SPEEDING. Athens, May 28. Policemen of this city have an effective meth od of curbing speeding autoists. Odicers posted along the princi pal streets carry planks studded with 1 tig. sharp nails, and when they .-e a car approaching at a rate tbey believe is excessive they drop the plank in front of the machine. If the car is speed ing it cannot be stopped in time and as a result its tires are punctured; but if the machine is proceeding at a reasonable pace it can be stopped before the plank is reached. The chXff of police finds the system is Reaper than maintain ing a motorcycle squad and has the additional advantage of mak ing the capture of speeders com paratively easy. AO CHANCE TO PASS OVER WILSON VETO Republicans in the Senate Conceded That Much, House Also Hay V Fall Short. Washinoton. D. C. Mav 28. Repub licans irenerallv conceded to-day that there was not a chance of overriding the veto on the question of re-pass ing the peace resolution which tho president yesterday sent back to Con gress unsigned with the statement that he could not '. agree to such a proirram because he considered it would place "an ineffaceable etaiu on the nation's honor. Leaders predicted that the House vote would fall short only a few votes of the required two-thirds majority, but aid an attempt in the fenate to override- the veto would be hopeless. A record vote, however, had been planned in order that the mattes might show that Mr. Wilson and not (Vinsrress was to blame 'because the na tion continues technically in a state of war with the central powers. Both Senate and House leaders tor lUf! most part retrained from discuss ing the situation further than to re iterate that the issues of the treaty mint be fought out in the coming po litical campaign unless the president soon again submits the treaty to the Senate contemplation of which he did not indicate in his veto message yes terday. LABOR POLITICIANS. Met at Cleveland To-day to Discuss Prospects. Cleveland. Mav 2H. National officers of the national labor party and the committee of 48 met here to-day in conference. Combination of the par ti or cooperation during the politi cal campaign to formulate a platform and nominate candidates for president and vice-president .was considered. J. II. H. Hopkins of New l ork, na tional chairman, and George L. Record of Jersey City, national committee man, were among thoe representing the committee of -18. FAMOUS 'ATHLETE HURT. Sumner Veasey Partly Paralysed by Fall from Motorcycle. Chicairo. May 28. Sumner Veasev, captain of the l.'nivrity of Chicago gymnastic team in WI7-18, and na tional intercollegiate tumbling Cham pion, i in a hospital, hi lom-er liuibs aralygcd as the result ot a fall from hi motorcycle. It is said his back is broken ami he may not live. GERMANS MAKE SLOW PROGRESS In Breaking Up Their 23,000 Pieces of Artillery. Paris. May 28. Germany ha sub mitted a statement to tne amea con trol commission declaring that 23.W0 piece of German artillery remain to be destroyed, and that WM have al ready been broken up, according to the hclio- de I aria. MONTPELIER The will of KUen D. Back, late of Montpelier, has been proven in probate court. Charles A. "Plumley, mho w re cently elected president of Norwich university, waa in the city to-day on pnlate matter. .The north-bound morning train on the Central Vermont was about 30 minute late, due to a little engine trouble, similar to mhat took place to the engine on number last evening. i', ma reported. Mrs. Timothy Horn brook of the in surance oftiie in the state building is visiting her son in Hartford, Conn. Five accidents mere reported to-day to the secretary of state. These include that of K. M. Lyon of Barre. who re ported that in Barre Town near the Fuller place the automobile of A. 1- Koter ran into Mr. Lvon's and that Charles Humphrey ma driving the Lyon machine. 'The North Montpelier co-operative creamery association ha Wed a state ment with the secretary of state that the eompany has paid up 91.470 of the 1S.nn capital stock. The statement is signed bv U D. ( obtim and K. C. Hilli. Mis Bessie KUrabetb Brear. age 1 years, died at the home -of her mother. Mrs. Belle Kichardon. on Northfield street about I o'cbA Thursday after noon. following an illness of tulnrcubi si. which he developed from iiifluenji suffered tmo year ago. She was born in Albany. N" Y- September J. I'VI. and came to live with Mr. Kihardon eight year aco. about mhh time be ma adopted by Mrs. Ri.hardn. Be side her mother, she l-ae one broth er. Kugene Brear, of Montpelier. The funeral m ill take place at 2 o'clock Sat urday afternoon mith burial in Worcester. Mr. Netor Mpne d'ed Thurdy a tier no.. n, (nilowiair about three week' lne nf imte Bnjrbt' lie. mhi-ti develoj-ed foilom itiff hi'd birth, the mhy beinjr n.nc ek olj Bom. Mrs. Mcne. who Ne-t.-r AMnatti. ma a nie of Italy, and mj t--rn .14 tear aff and raroe to this cmrT 19 tear i. tf mmed. She i revised hv Kef hiMband. Rowe Me. mho i .ri-wit nt i the pam Ite -Mer" u f f4 bet tiaby. ! another du;:Mei. Ai I V.nrjj-w j The fuoeral will lake lace at 5 edfltk f-oedaj af leraooa. SHORTAGE IS NOT CERTAIN Rumor in Vergenhes Puts the Amount of Cashier C. H. Strong at $10,000 CASHIER WAS NOT A "HIGH LIVER" His Suicide Took Place Just After Bank Examiner , Arrived Vergennes, May 28. Charles M Strong, cashier of the National bank of Vergennes, committed suicide by shoot ing himself in.the mouth with a32-cali ore Colt a automatic revolver vesteraay morning, death being instantaneous. The bullet came out at the back of the neck. The deed was done in the basement of the bank, and took place shortly after. the arrival at the bank of Federal Bank Examiner T. A. Cooper of Montpelier, who was on his annual Wsit to examine the bank accounts. Strong was seen by Assistant Cashier Krving Graves to take the pistol from a desk in the bank and go to the base ment, and fearing that Strong was about to do something rash, called Con stable Fred L. Grandey and Deputy Sheriff Fred LeBeau, stating that the officers were wanted at the hank. I'pon their arrival they. were told that Strong was in the basement to which they at once proceeded. While descending the stairs they saw Strong near the boiler room, with the auto matic pistol leveled at them. The of ficers, not being armed, withdrew, while LrBeau went, for his gun. I'pon his return both oflii-ers again wnt to the basement and found Strong lying upon the basement floor dead. The report of the automatic were not heard by OfhVdrs Grandey or the bank officials. It is rumored that the cause of Strong's taking his life is a short age of ai-counts at the bank of not. less than $10,000 or more than $20,000. This, however, could not lie verified. The directors, when seen, stated that the stortage, if any. would be small and in no way cripple the bank. There waa no run on the institution yester day and the business was .going on as usual. There are many rumors afloat a to the cause of the suicide, which, mhen run down, mere soon exploded. However, it is thought that Strong had lately been speculating. It is also aU leged that there are outside personaT notes of fsom fcHWl to $2..'I00. The short . . . . . ..l age at the. hanK is amply proteciea against any U by a bond ot .iti,uw and the bank surplus. Mr. Stroiitr was one of ergennrs most prominent and respected citizens ami w. i chairman of the board of trus tees of the Congregational church, a trustee of the Bixby Memorial library fund and agent for the Herrick-Stev- i, , , ens estate ana several otners. .Mr. Strong, mho was B.'l years old, was born in Vergennes and had lived there all hi life -and had been connected mith the bank for about 40 years. He had held the position of cashier for over 20 years. He mas a man of quiet astes and his only luxury was an au tomobile. He was a bachelor and Is survived by three brothers. Foster Strong, mho mas a bookkeeper in the' ank, William .1. Strong, mho is in the nnurance busine in Vergennes. and John C. Strong of Nem- Kochel'r, N. V., and one sister. Miss Mary Strong of Vertrenne. with whom he lived. The tragic death of Strong recalls the sensational Farmers' bank scandal of 1001, when D. H. Lewis, cashier and former state treasurer, and J. t W Ketchuro, teller and newspaper pub lisher, mere convicted of looting the "little batik." as the Farmers' National bank mas called in comparison mith the Vergennes National bank. He u m and Iemis served jI sei nth Ketch sentence as a result of the trials. ILL HEALTn PROBABLE CAUSE. Mrs. Harriet Kent Hung Herself at Salisbury. Salisbury, May 28 Mrs. Harriet (Lclandi Kent, wife of Fred Kent, hung herself yeterday at the home of her brother-in-law. Solon Kent. She and her huhand recently returned from Florida. There i no explanation for Mr. Kent' act other than ill health. She was apparently all right when ber husband took mail to her at in o clock yesterday morning. Between then and 11 she hung hcrWf to a bedpost in her room and had been dead but a short time mbca found. She ma the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lt-cian Iceland and besides her huband and parent she leave a daughter. Mil dred, and a n. Harold of Norfolk. Va. The funcial mill be held at the house Sunday afternoon ait 1:30 o'clock. BOTH SHIPS PUT BACK. After Collision Off New Jersey Coast Daring Fog. New York. May -The steamer General II. II. F.rn-t. omne.1 by the Panama Railmay Steam-hip line, mh.-h left here lat night for Colon, collided mith the tank steamer Gulfoil esrlf to day off the New .Icr-ev cat. The accident happened during a fog. ami both ship put bk tothi port. As far a knomn. no one injured. WOMAN IS NAMED. For Democratic Acting Associate Na tional Cornmitleeaua. rrV-.. W. Va. Msy i. -C. W. (Vrwi.-R. c-ing Drtiww-r:- nammal comii:tejrui from West Vi-jr.n. a nonn-vd to dav that he bad ar-r;nt-e-I Mr. R" Mraw I Bert f ttrat n. " -rf - rate n: -on' .TSII"WU. M- ! H'TTlf 4 ..f tVe ,a e I T. M. ram. I r nt rai m m ; tersr.aa jrai WOOD'S EXPENSE ACCT, IN VERMONT $4,200 It Is Not Itemized According to the Vermont Law-j Simply Mention- iiig Payments to H. Nelson Judson And Collins Graves. Leonard Wood has filed with the Vermont secretary of state his state ment of expenses, and as far as it can be seen from the accounts it amounts to $4,200. This is taken to mean in Vermont only. There may be some question as to whether the manner in which it is filed is according to the Ver mont laws which provide that it should be an itemized statement. Perhaps it is, for the items read thus: May 3 cash, H. Nelson Jackson $2,700;' May 10, cash, Collins Graves $1,500. The statement was sworn to by Mrs. Agnes Dower, assistant city clerk of Montpelier, the 20th of the month and mailed to the secretary of state yester day, reaching that office this morning. Messrs. Wood and Webster were me only two candidates in Vermont so the others voted for will not have to hie expense accounts. MONTPELIER SEM, HONORS For Commencement Exercises Have Been Announced. Miss Rena Parker of Johnson has re ceived the much-coveted distinction of valedictorian of her class at Montpelier seminary, and Kenncth'Ward of More- town that of salutatorian. Mr. ward is also president of the senior class. Miss lola Lowry of Bcecher Falls is vice-president; Miss Evelyn Covell of Williamstown, secretary; and Robert Billings of Jtoch ester, treasurer. The clasfday honors have been con tributed as follows: Class will, Corio- lano (Jranai of Barre; class history, Grace Badger of Sharon ; class prophe cy, Bertha Carpenter of Sheldon; class poem, Robert Billings of Kochesier; class song, Rena Parker of Johnson and Jessie Sweet of Richford representation of class key. Charles Titus of Chelsea. The participants in the priw-speak- ing contest at the Bcminary. are chosen from the entire school. Any member of the school is eligible unless he should have in some previous year won first prir.e in this particular event. The .following students , have ncen chosen for the contest, to occur at 8 p. m. June 8: Beatrice V. Washburn of lirookheld; Kniily L. Robinson, Cal ais; Evelyn L. Blanchard, Hartford; Edith H. Start, Cambridge, Kvalyn B. Hill, Johnson: Anna I Theakstori, St. Albans; Doris Ii. El wood. Johnson; Wilbur Martin, Montpelier; Ellis l"ark- er, Johnson; Raymond Houghton, Cabot. The commencement program is as follows: Friday, May 28 8 p. m., recital for graduation in voice: Lenore Mills Mil ler, soprano; Herbert Coaling, tenor. .Monday, Aiav ill n p. m., recuai for cruduatiou in pianoforte: Jessie Pearl Sweet. Wednesday, June 28 p. m.. recital for graduation in expression: Dorothy hlirabeth Grant. Saturday, June f 8 p. m., gradua tion exercises of the teachers' training class. Sunday, June 6 10:.10 a. m., bacca laureate sermon. Trinity church, Rev. George H. Redding; 4 p. m., vesper service on campus, speaker. Rev. Chas. N. St. John. A. B.; H i. m., last Sunday evening meeting of the family circle for the school year, chapel. Monday, June. 78 p. m., commence ment concert, cahpel. Tuesday, .June 8 p. m.. commence ment prize speaking, chapel. vteunesuay, .Mine v u:oo a. ni., cia day exercises in the chapel; 1:30 p. m., meeting of the board of trustees; 4 m., art exhibition in the art studio; o p. m., annual meeting of the Alumni association in the reception room; 7 p. m., alumni banquet in dining hall. Thursday. .Mine iu u a. ro., unveil ing of bronze memorial tablets, in memory of sons of Montpelier serai nary mho gave their lives iu the great war and in memory-of Clayton Arthur Tillotson and Cecil Clair llarke; :3G a. m., graduation exercises; address by Ihillas lxre Sharp, L.itt. 11., t Iloalon university. "HUMAN FLY" CLIMBS HIGH. Attaches Ladder to Steeple of Notre Dame in St Johnsbury. St. Johnsbury. May 2S. Fred Ver mette. St. Johnsbury 's human fly, ha succeeded in getting a ladder attached to the teeplc of Notre Dame church and is putting up a etaging prepara tory to replacing the big cros. blown domn in a bad storm in March. The tower on which the cros is to lie placed is l!Mi fect high and the church ollicers had great difficulty in finding someone to do the hazardous work. The steeplejack who painted the tw er some years ago lost bis life in New York ding similar work. Rev. E. C In-ouin of Notre Dame ha had Ver mette' life injured for $10,000 while he i do-ng the work. It is expected that the tak 'will be completed in tmo meek. The man works in the early morn ing partly to escape the cromds of ruriou people mho gather to match him. The nem- cro m-hih i being made at the E. and T. Fairbank factory i of bra- covered with gold leaf and will m-eigh about 1,"0 pounds. JAMMED BY AUTO. Machine Was in Gear When David Gill Cranked. St. I.ihn.burv. Mav 2. - David IJul. mu of William Gill of Burlington, was injured jeMerday while cranking tnnk. The tru'.k mas owned and drien bv Joeph Cota. mho m not ery fam.iiar mith its operation, ne aked t.i.l lo cranK ne car. n in gear and. s;artinsr. cru-hed the T.ninf man aaint the building. He ma brue.l and jamsne.l but m bone broken, tlill i employed a a grocer's crf-rk and l.e with hi number. Ireorye Ief-ryc. auoihcr St. J hn bury trsn. m ininred yeterdy. He i. empt yed at the four.iry f O. '. .aoer and Na and his hand wa hat It tolerated on M. The man u takea l BrsMWk bopital. Style From Olympus. -V.i's ? muxr bein2 worn on hi.es. Jni t nk ft it." 4-d Munel AVI i. I j-jrw lo -H.m. yej.'ied her brail. "It ! t Bwrcurtal." Boatosi lia&aaw DEMOCRATS PICK DELEGATES Caucuses Were Held in Vermont Last-Night to" Make Up Convention FIFTEEN WERE NA a ii IN BARRE Mont'r Had Very Quiet Te-us as Compared-. sVith Republicans . Democratic caucuses were held ' in Vermont laBt night to elect delegate to attend the state convention of the party in Rutland June 2, at which, in turn, delegates will be chosen to attend the national convention in San Francis co, which begins June 28. Some of the caucuses were well attended, but -.in others the attendance was light. Only a small number' attended the Barre caucus in the opera house. George R. Gorman called the caucus to order and Leonard L. Lander wa elected secretary. Barre is entitled to 15 delegates to the state convention, and these men were chosen: Donald Smith, E. J. Owens, George N. Tihlen, H. S.' Parks, James Brown, John 0Teary, J. Gould More, H. L. Camp: bell, Leonard lender,. Alfred O'Connell, Paul R. Mclcher, Thomas McCarthy, Charles F. McCarthy, D. W. McDonald, Patrick . Borwn. Each delegate was empowered to choose his own alternate. The Montpelier Democratic caucus mas held in the memorial room of. tho Montpelier city hall and was. a very quiet affair, as compared .with tho stormy time in the Republican caucus two weeks ago. Daniel F. M.cGoveni mas chairman and Mayor H. C. Shurl-. lelT secretary. These delegates to tht state convention were, chosen: H. C. Shurtleff, LouiH Heney, ,1. P. Galleher, J. f). W. (ialaise. II. J. Volholm, Francis Kellcher, Dr. C. H. Burr, Dr. F. E. Bar rett, Daniel F.'McGovern, Robert Fond, Harold Hewitt, M. E. McMahon, George P. Kerrin, and James Kwing, jr. Burlington. May 28.-Tbere wss a large attendance at the Democrat to caucus last night, and the following delegates were elected: J. Holmes Jackson, Edward II. MeGratb, Georgo F. Saltus, John' U- Quinit,- Joseph E. Moore, Edward P. Ritchie, Daniel .1. Nolan, Vernon A. Bullard, John J. T.u right. Matthew G. Leary, Graham Wil son, Dr. P. E. McSweency. Joseph Agel, John R. Kelley, Michael Gumming, Martin J. Daley, William P. I'om-er;., Edward J. Dooley, Thomas B. Wright, Eugene W, Cooney, F. A. Dougherty, Joseph Mitchell, P. H. Donovan, M. C. Powers, James P. Kelley, Frank S. I-atonr, James A. Kelley and Edward II. Harrington. Rutland, May 28. A hundred Demo crats last wight elected 24 delegates lo the state convention of the party in this citv June 2., The delegates are: John B."Dver, H. t Brislin. F. H. Duffy, J. F. Moloney, W. D. Hulett. T. H. Brown. T. P. Bragg, J. J. Lee. D. J. D. Hanrahan, V. S. Smith, W. T. Si monds, Charles H. Granger, George E. Walsh. Charle B. Hilliard, D. J. Ilea J ley, P. M. Meldon. Francis Tracy, Fred a ... 1 1- 1- I I... ft r Clkmn .A. fiiyuer, j . r.. jiowh-j, .-. ""'"", Edward Beardsley, James J. Fay, D. A. Bruten, Martin P. Riordan. Bethel. May "28. The Democratic cancus last evening elected C. D. Cush inz. Robert Noble, John Keleher and John Wilson delegates to the state convention. J. W. Miller. R. S. Noble, W. J. Beal and C. M. Angell were elect ed alternates. FUNERAL OF G. A. HALL. Held From Late Home in Upper Gran itevUIe Yesterday. The funeral of George A. Hall, who died Tuesday at his home in upper Graniteville, was held there yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. James Ramage officiating. Interment wa in the family lor in Elmmood cemetery f The bearers, were rite sons, James. Edwin. Alvin Wil liam and Perley, and Ernest Macy. A daughter, Mrs. Dexter Macy of Northtield, was unable to attend the funeral, as she is in the Heaton hospi tal at Montpelier, where she underment a serious surgical operation. Those from am-ay who attended the funeral were William Hall and family of New Brighton. Conn., .Ernest and Dexter Macy of Northtield, Mr. and Mrs. .fames "Hall and son of Middle sex, Mr .and Mr. Kdm in Hall of Stom e, Mr. and Mr. William Eager of Barre. CLAIMS OF $150,000 Were Presented Against EmbossotTapli Products Co. Salem. Mass.. May 2 Claim of many creditors, aggregating IjO,'", mee presented at the first meeting of creditor of the Embomaograph Prod ucts company, held here to-day before (Hx-ar V.. Jackson, referee in bankrupt cy. Philip W. Jacobs and Philip R. Ammidon of Boston and Edwia A. t ou lihan of Cambridge mere named tru tee to take charge of the aet. The company' financial difficult became knomn mith the disappearance of it treaurer. William S. Stone, whi is now held on the charre of embezzle ment. COMMITTEES IN CONFERENCE. Producers and Granite Catters Seek Groend for Settlement. The ib labor omm.ltees of the Gran.te Produfr' aoriaion and th ti. C. I. A. began eonferenea- im B-'o jeterday aternc--n In an enw t remch a .ctlle!wnt of tHe tienp in Vh prmmtX' in-lM-tiy. N mord Had hrea te-e-ed up to prn t.me today et til frojreas snade.