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. VOL. XXIV NO. 83.
In the Rioting Which Broke
Out Furiously Last
Night ...
An Important Conference
Opened at B o u 1 o g n e',
France, Following the
Arrival This Morning of
1 Premiers Lloyd George
: and Millerand, Together
With Marshal Foch and
the French Finance Minister.
Italy Will Ask for 20 Per
- Cent of the Reparation
: Which Germany Will
Make The Treatment of
Russia Is Expected to Be
One of the Chief Matters
Under Discussion.
Boulogne, June 21 (By the Assoeiat
.ed Pressl. Premiers Lloyd George and
'Millerand, accompanied by Marshal
Foch and Frederic Francois-Marsal,
French minister of finance, arrived here
this morning from Folkestone. In the
party was Premier Venizelos of Greece.
The arrival of the two premiers com
pletes the delegations which will par
ticipate in the conversations here to
day and to-morrow, the Italian and
Belgian representatives having arrived
during the night.
Immediately after their arrivalthe
delegates held a short preliminary conference.
M. Venizelos will participate in the
sessions at which quest km f -Turkey
a ad Armenia are discus-ed.
Question relative to reparations and
Russia are expected to be the two most
difficult problems of the conference.
British delegates still maintain a
strong attitude regarding the manner
in' which the allies should deal with
Germany on reparations.
The only clause involved in execu
tion of the treaty of Versailles on
which the conferees are in perfect
agreement is that relative to the dis
armament of Germany.
Premier Venizelos wjll formally of
fer, in behalf of Greece, to take the
mandate for Armenia.
Count Carlo Sforza, Italian foreign
minister, will ask on behalf of Italy
for 20 per cent of the reparations to be
paid by Germany. "
It is understood that the first sub
ject to be discussed to-day would be
reparations on which the two premiers,
according to best information, failed to
agree at the Hyths conference on Sat
Both the French premier and M
rancoi-Marssl, however, expressed
upon tneir arrival perfect, satisfaction
with the results of the Hythe confer
ence, lonrraaicung general rumors,
they said a complete accord between
France and Great Britain had been
reached at Hythe as to reflations and
disarmament. They added that France
bas every rtasnn to be satisfied.
A large and enthusiastic crowd srect
ed Premier Lloyd George upo.i his ar
rival, j tie premier told the correspond
enta that he was particularly grateful
for the cordially, remarking that it
Kvs evidence of the friendship and
harmony prevailing between the two
After a abort conference beginning
boat noon the delegate went for a
picnic luncheon.
Candidate Harding and Members of
Sub-Committee of National Com
mittee Confer.
' Washington, D. C, June 21. Rermb
liean campaign plans - began to fake
definite shape with the conference here
to-day of Senator Warren G. Harding,
the presidential nominee, and members
of the sub-committee of the Republican
national committee. This committee,
headed by Chairman Will Hays, was
named at the Chicago convention. Be
sides fixing the date for the official noti
fication of Senator Harding of his se
lection to head the party ticket in No
vember, the conference will discuss
many of the most important features
of the campaign. The session was e
pected to last practically all dav.
xiairy jji. I'augneriy ui unio, wno
managed Senator Harding's pre-eon-
vention campaign, will, at his own re
quest, be relieved of any further bur
den in carrying on the campaign, it
was stated to-day, and the conference
is expected to name an executive com
mittee consisting of members of the na
tional hotly to take active charge of
the campaign. The executive commit
tee will consist of not more than 15
members and will include a number of
Edward Capps, Princeton
Professor of Class
ics, Is Named ,
Two White Men Killed and
Two Negroes Serious
ly Injured
Chicago, June 21 Police to day were
searching for R.-B. Jonas, alleged radi
cal agitator, and three negroes in con
ncction with rioting in Chicago' "black
belt" last night, during whicli two
white men were killed and two negroes
were seriously injured. The fighting
followed dispersal of a parade of tie
U. Parker Lrllbert. Jr.. AS- Rro members of the -Star Order, of
htlnopia, an organization said to ad
vocate return of the negro to Abys
sinia, and immediately aftpr one of the
leaders of the parada'had set fire to an
American Hair.
Police to-day emphasi.ed that the
noting was not the result of racial
feeling but more probably the result
of a radical plot, Thev pointed out
Candidate for Vice-President Attended
Middletown, Conn., June 21. -Commencement
exercises at Wesleyan uni
versity to-day took an added interest
because of the presence of Governor
Coolidge of Massachusetts. Republican
nominee for vice-president, who was
awarded an honorary degree of doctor
of laws. This was Wesleyan's 8Sth
President Shanklin awarded seven
master degrees, four in arts, and three
in sciences, in course, together with 48
degrees of bachelor of arts and 44 of
of bachelor in sciences to members of
the 1020 class.
The honorarv degrees given were:
doctor of laws, Governor Cooiidge of
Massachusetts; Bishop Theodore S.
Henderson, '92, of Detroit, Mich., S.
Karl Tavlor, general secretary of the
interehurch movement. New York City,
and Robert H. Fife, Marcus Taft, pro
fessor of German at Wesleyan.
' Doctor of civil laws: William Miller
Collier president of George Washington
Doctors of divinity. Revs. George
Kllsworth Bishop, '01 of Brooklyn, N.
Y.: Charles W. Brynee, St. Paul.
Minn.; Frederic L. Finchbaugh, HP. of
Cincinnati, O., and Victor Garfield Mills
of Meriden. Conn.
Master of arts: Henry Bacon, college
architect of New York City.
sistant Secretary of
the Treasury
Washington, D. C, June 21. Edward
Cappe of New Jersey was named to
day by President Wilson as minister to
Greece, a recess appointment. C. Park-1 that negroes and whites had cooper-
er Gilbert, ir.. was nominated as as- '" " effort to resent the insult
to tne nag. However, several inci
Aania iti,,liliniv tit mnlr...i4.A.l(
M. p, i , ,i thr(e ministers, many blocks
Princeton university. He ia a native from the scene of the rioting, occur-
of Illinois and has written many books
on Greek literature and drama. After
being graduated from Yale university
he studied in Athens and Halle. Re
turning to this country, he became tU'
tor in Latin at Yale and was professor
of Greek language and literature at
the University of Chicago, serving un
til he went to Princeton in 190.
Mr. Gilbert, who la named assist
ant secrtary of the treasury, Riiccfeuts
ring later in the night, savored of race
J lie negroes sought as the leaders in
the plot to burn the flag are Joseph
hcrnon, who. is said to call himself
"The Great Abyssinian," his son and
Grover Redding, who it is said, claims to
lie a native of Abyssinia. the three
negroes led the parade yesterday,
mounted on horses and wearing fan
tastic rainmciJt.
Redding and seven other negroes.
said to have been leaders in yester
day' OHraJe. were arrester) tn-ila v.
C. Leftingwell, resigned, in charge Redding was caught at a railrond sta-
of fiscal offices. His home is in New
Jersey and he has been in the treas
ury as assistant to Mr. Leffingwell
since early in the war.
Degrees Conferred on 227 Students in
All Departments.
Med ford, Mass.. June 21. The hon
orary degree of doctor of science was
conferred nn Herbert C. Hoover and
that of doctor of letters on Fllery S.
Edgwick, editor of the Atlantic Mont
It, and Margaret Deland, the author,
at the Tufts college commencement ex
ercises to-day. Diplomas were awarded
227 students in all departments.
Other recipients of honorary degrees
were Arthur R. Lamb. Washington, and
Alfred L. Johnon. Boston, doctor of
science; Rev. Harold Marshall and Ker.
George I Perm. Boston, doctor of di
vinity; Charles I Hutchinson. Chica
go, doctor of laws; John R. Macotnher.
Boston, and Joseph L. Sweet, Attle
boro, master f arts.
What's Edison Doing.
"There's tint one thing needed to
solve this H. C. I problem for good.-'
"You interest me strangely, sir. Be
fore the suspense kills me, fray pro
tect" "A ebeap ir,! itte for food would
dv the triik." Burt's !o l-.x press.
Pennsylvania Game Commission Buys
One Hundred.
Beavers may build their homes with
in a few miles of Philadelphia in the
near future, if .present plans of the
state game commission are carried out.
The commission has purchased 100
beavers In Canada, and will import
the first lot of 40 within the next week
or two.
It is planned to locate colonies of
the animals in game sanctuaries in va
rious counties, where it is believed the
beaver will rapidly become adapted to
the surroundings. One of the spots
chosen is the preserve in northern
.Bucks county.
But three colonies of beavers now
are in Pennsylvania, two in Potter
county and one in Clearfield. One of
the colonies in Potter county is com
prised of native beavers. It was acci
dentally discovered about two years
ago, when a woman owning a tract of
woodland wrote the commission and
gave warning that beavera were de
stroying her trees and that unless they
were removed she would shoot them.
The commission up to that time was
not aware of the existence of any
beavers in Pennsylvania. When it was
ascertained the beaver would thrive in
the state, a sufficient number were
purchased in Canada to form two other
Distribution of the 100 beavers to be
received from Canada will be made j
among the game preserves in Potter,
Luzerne, Carbon, Tioga. Sullivan and
Bucks counties. Pittsburgh Gazette-1 day.
I lines.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weiss JKad Skulls
Crushed With Aze and Had Been
Dead Several Days When
Bodies Were Found.
Memphis, June 21. Half buried in
the sand, the bodies of Fred Weiss, fiO
years old, and his wife, aged SO, have
been found in a lonely section along the'
Mississippi river near I-ake Coco
tnarant. Indications were that the
skulls of both had been crushed with
an axe several days ago. Weiss lived in
a houseboat and tended the govern
ment river light near where the bodies
were found.
tiou just after he had purchased a
ticket tor st. jmiis.
Jonas, who. police declared, w as back
of the movement for the return of the
negroes to Abyssinia, yesterday was
the principal speaker at a meeting
which had for its object the laiinch
imr of a boom for Mavor William Hale
nntSnr r rr 4C mrnvn Thompson as a "third partv" candidate
LUUt Lh f A3 tUVIUiaT president, who would rallv the "sol
id Irish and negro vote."
The killing of the white men. who in
cluded Robert I Rose, a sailor, sta
tioned at Great Lakes, aroused hun
dreds of sailors on leave in Chicago
.and caused issuance of an order for
the arrest and immediate dispatch to
ureal l-akes ot all sailors toltnd on
the streets.
The other white. man killed was Jo
sepn lloyt. .ill years old, a clerk in a
cigar store near the scene of the shoot
ing. He was shot with what is le
lieved to have been a dum dum bul
let. Ills head was split as it hy an
axe. I he negroes who were wounded
included Joseph I". Owens, a policeman.
ror several hours after the rioting
started crowds formed in and around
the outskirts of the "black lielt" but
700 polite, rushed to the district, suc
ceeded with little trouble in dispersing
Besides the K-ating administered jo
the 'three ncirro preachers by a croud
of white men, a negro buying a ticket
at the Polk station, down town, was
seized by a crowd of 2." white men ami
severely beaten. Four ncgries in a
taxicah, near the simte station. also
were set upon by a crowd hut escaped.
. .According to witnesses of the burn
ing of the Hag and subsequent shoot
ing, the parade led by the Fcrnons and
Betiding dispersed in front of a cafe
at .'t.'ith street and Indian avenue. The
parade was to have been followed by
a meeting in a hall over the cafe.
line of the leaders of the procession,
believed to have lieen the elder Fcrnon.
took a flag "from a parcel and set fire
to it. Siiectators .asserted that the
flag was sat uratedw ith oil ami that
it burned readily.
Policeman Owens was notified of
J the set, rushed to the sirnc and to
ward one of the men, his rluh raised
as though to strike, witnesses ;ttd.
tine of the men on horselmtk. it was
declared, fired at him with a short
rifle, wounding him with the first shot.
Rose, the sailor, who bad lcen tour-
About 5,000 Railroad Men
Are Reported 6ut at
The Strike Is Said to Be
Against the Railroad
Labor Board
Philadelphia, June 21. The railroad
strikers to-day claimed heavy gains in
this vicinity. They said 5,000 men lmd
quit work. The tie-up in the move
ment, of freight is increasing. Already
prices of fresh meats have been ad
vanced by dealers. The newsprint pa
per supply is running short and news
papers- are curtailing.
An embargo on freight shipments of
every kind bas been declared on the
Baltimore and Ohio lines east of Cum
berland and an embargo on all kinds of
incoming and outgoing freight ship
ments except food and coal for pub
lic utilities and hospitals ia in effect
on the Pennsylvania lines.
That the strike is not against the
railroads but against" the railroad la
bor board is emphasized by strike
leaders and union executives. Tln-v
say it is the outcome of disappoint
ment due to the delay of the hoard in
coming to a decision.
Angus A. Smith of Montreal, in town
for a few days' business in connection
with the granite industry, is the guest
of his brother, Donald Smith of Perry
Hugh Cole, a student st the I'niver
sity of Vermont, together with a party
of college friends, was a Sunday caller
at the home of his mother, Mrs. Wil
liam Cole of Orange street.
Dr. Arthur V. (Joss, superintendent
of the state hospital at Taunton. Mass.,
left for his home to day. after spending
a few days with his brother and wife,
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Goss of Fast street.
P. J. Laverey,' a New York City
monumental dealer, arrived in the citv
lats evening to spend a few days on
business and at present is the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Riley Burgess of W ash
ington street.
Rev. R. J. Iehigh left this afternoon
for Buffalo, N. V., as delegate from
For People of So Great Intelligence,
They "Frequently Present a Sorry
Spectacle," Declares Hughes.
Cambridge, Mass., June 21. Charles
K. Hughes, Vjieaking at the centenary
of Harvard Law school here to-day, de
clared that "in the act of governing
ourselves we not only fall short of
what we should expect in a free people
of so great intelligence, but we fre
quently present a sorry spectacle." His
subject was, "Some Observation on
Iegal Education and Democratic Prog
A passion for legislation is not a
sign of democratic, progress." he said,
and in the mass of measures intro
duced in the legislatures of our free
commonwealths there is too little evi
dence of perspective and an abundance
of elaborate -and dreary futilities. Oc
casionally, a constructive measure of
great benefit is skillfully planned, but
we are constantly impressed with the
lost motion and the ast waste in the
endeavor of democracy to function
wisely." "
The regrettable thing. Mr. Hughes
continued, is "that the tendency to en
act uncertain laws seems to be increas
ing, and. what is stijjl worse, that the
people tolerate it and that there are
but faint demands for improvement.
Our material progress seems to have
created complexities beyond our polit-i-al
competence, and disregarding the
lessons of history there has been a dis
position to revert to the methods of
tyranny in order to meet the problems
of democracy. Intent on some imme
diate exigency and with slight consid
eration of larger issues, w e create an-j
torratie poners by giting administra I
tive officials who can threaten indict-
Aged 6 and 7, They Are
Charged With Rail- '
road Catastrophe
By Officers Who Are Inves
tigating Wreck, Near
Worcester, Mass.
vtorees-ter, Mass., June 21. Two
boys, aged six and seven years, are
now held responsible for the wreck of
the Boston and Albany southwestern
express and the Worcester-Boston local
near Lake Quinsigamond which were
in the rear-end collision last Thurs
nay night. Railroad detectives who
have been working n the case made
complaint to-day to Juvenile Proba
tion Ofllecr David W. Armstrong that
they have learned the boys were plac
ing obstructions on the tracks near the
scene of the wreck Thursday.
the lads admit this, but-would not
say whether or not they placed on the
track the crowbar which was indirectly
the cause of the crash. Officer Arm
strong will have the boys and their
parents before him for a hearing, but
he said there was no punishment that
could be imposed on the boys because
of their extreme youth.
Montpelier Young People United
Marriage To-day.
At St. Augustine's church in Mont
pelier this morning at S o'clock oc
curred the wedding of Mjss Gertrude
Mary Fountain, daughter of Mrs.
Katherine Fountain, and Allen K.
Lynch, both of Montpelier. Rev. P. J.
Img officiating in the presence of a
large numler or tnend.
The bride was gow ned in white ireor-
gette crepe, with hat to match, and she
srried American beauty roses. She
was attended by Mis .Mice Lynch, a
cousin or tne groom, as nndcsmaid, and
the bridesmaid' was gowned in pink
georgette, nad a tat to match and car
nea pink roses. me nest man was
John Lynch of St. Albans, a cousin of
the groom.
The ushers were Frederick P. Dower,
a brother-in-law of the bride, and
Ralph Burns. .
Mrs. T. K. Callahan playad the wed
ding march and Th ' Bridal Chorus,"
and Miss Kmma Heney sang "Ave
Maria" and "O Salutaris."
The front of tie church was artisti
cally decorated by the Sisters of Mer
cy ,2 friends of the bride, red lights.
roses, cut flowers and ferns being used
in the decorations.-
After the ceremony a wedding break
fast was served to .15 persons at the
home of the bride, and Mr. and Mrs.
Lynch left for Boston and other cities
on a wedding tour. They will reside
in Montpelier. Both are graduates of
St. Michael's school. Montpelier, and
the bride has lieen employed by the
( apital tiarage and by Boutwell. Milne
& srnnni to. The groom has been
employed by the Capital Hardware
Co. nian cnra. He was in inili;rv
servii-e as sergeant major of the 3! 2th
ammunition train.
An interesting conincidein'e in inn
nection with the wedding was that
the event took plate on the first wed
ding anniversary of one of the ulier
Mr. IViwers; 'also that Mrs. Dowers
birthdavs yesterday.
Among those attending the wed ling
were Mr. and Mrs. James l.vnch
St. Albans, Julia Dower of Burlington
and Mrs. Helen Baxter of Haverhill.
Mass. f '
the Baptist church in Barre to the i ing the south side with two, com pan
Northern Baptist convention to beheld' ions, sprung from an automobile when
at Buffalo June 2.1 to 2!. Rev. Mr. i he saw the parade and w as almost
'Lehigh will be absent over next Sun at the oliceman' side when the latter
nient the 'opportunities of criminal and the bride of to-day celebrated their
tatutes without any appropriate den-t
nitioti ot crime.
We went to war for liberty and He- j
ntocracv. with the result that we' fed j
the autocratic appetite." he declared. I
"and. through a fiction, permissible
only because the courts cannot know i
what everyone cle knows, we haiej
seen the war powers. Allien arc essen
tial to the preservation of the nation
in time of war, exercised broadly after
the military exigency had passed and
in conditions for which they. were never
intended, and we may well wonder, in
view of the precedents now established,
whether constitutional government as
heretofore maintained in this republic
could survive another great war even
victoriously waged.
"Apart from these conditions.
Martin Van Buren Cross Died Yester
day. Aged 79 Years.
Martin Van Buren Cross of Berlin
died yesterday st the age of !' years
He was born in Roxburv Auir. 2.1. I -.
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andiew Cross
and he spent most of his life in Rox
bury and Worcester, niovinc to Berlin
live years ago. He followed the occu
we 'ration of a farmer. He was prominent
M;gM Inpree ea Or j nsl.
irmrff l.uks. a New York paint' r.
h an onjfinnl way with lum.
Mr. I. ul; came out of bold IV
otfier :?'rivi and Iv-rLoned for a
). A one borse ! cslb pd nj fr,.ni
V ab .fztw sji-arr. IV-mt-.nj In i-k
at tb pr ol rab b. rse, Vr. Ij.ls
"W hat do yon tail tsf. -!
"Thai." ! toe -:.,. ia a iirl
""Vst. ttt a twe. s,:;r---
Flying for the Million.
Cross-county flying on a commercial
scale is having a constant though not
spectacular rrowth. and before very
long it will blossom forth in startling
fashion as the automobile did in the
late KO'i. The ieople of Spokane, for
Instance, will And some spring or sum
mer that there is available to them
regular passenger service br air to. the
roast and Iwick. Thev will be able to
make Seattle or Portland in three or
four hours, and, if they wish to go
on down to objectives in California
they can make the whole distance in
about a third of the time it now re
quires under favorable conditions.
A Spokane nier made the trip to la-
kima. 2"0 miles or so. in a fraction
over two hour and talked with Ya
kima citizen who has used a plane for
business trips to Tacoma and Port
land. K.ven to-day tb accepted melbvl
of getting Irom one plane to another
in a irreat bnrry is by air. Planes are
in operation in every place of coos..
trable -w, and in some very small
r".rcmnoi- indeed.
A -liti.-al party in Minnesota
tt-ing two p'aoes n get its spellbinder
from one pert of the ptate to ismVr.
THe -tal department has j'ist 00m
ple its end year of a regular
air m I s-rt "-e Iw-ttseea Mt)nRric
aid N'- Y.-ri. j
A !te a maw ir-s a trsia ! !
turned and ran into a nearby ciirar I j,,n f violations of personal rights
The civic dejsirtment of the Barre ; atore. pursued bv several mcii with 'which savor of the worst in act ice of
woman n ciuo win nom a H-fnT rxniou j rules wno nren a votfy, accortniig i
Friday and Saturday of this week in 1 person near the socne ami Koe and
the F.astem Kstate store. Tbe depart- lloyt. the cigar clerk. droped dead,
ment thanks those who have contrib- Ibiring the shooting a second Hag
uted flowers in the psst and hope was thrown upon the rismc but was
they, with others, will IVve thoir j rescued before it was biirne.
flower ready next Friday morninc for! Shortly after the arriial of police
the lirJO flower show. They will W'and diperal of the crowds word was
called for br the flower committee. sent out for the aire.
I fore the order for Ins arre-l was ii-sii-d j
- 1 . j 1
- niri , r ink, inr ' o,m , i 'iupft if ma seen ov a-nrs sosiwi oisii !. . t , , . . i .
. , , . , . it.... . . 1.1 .1. 'court t.f pi-lice primarily adapted t
and recently elected captain of the declared thet he had p-thmjr to do w ith , , , ., ' , ; -
. ,, ', , . ,1 j , - 'other needs. Ihe pporttllllt le for IIS
Oramtevile Athletic club baseball the parade. He denoumvd R-Hdni; as:
1... w.. l - n-ii.m . , k- ! . -,!.. .1 ..J . m .-,,.r" I. ill ullcn "" ' " ' ' "
in church work in the various place
w here he resided.
Mr. Cross leave his wife, who was
Kv aline BatcbeVler. to whom he was
married ."4 years ao. and-three chil
dicn. Mrs. tieoige Hackctt of Montpcl
ier, John Cross of Windsor and Wil
liam t ros of Berlin.
tvrannv. And in the conduct of trial.! ' "
before 'the eouits we Hnd a growing ! ',,n"' ,n ,,rlin 1 nol r morning
cannot afford to ignore the indications
that perhaps to an extent unparalleled
in our history, the essentials tif liberty
are being disregarded. Wry recently
information ha been laid by re-mui
He i sible citizen at the liar of public opin-
teailcnry on the juirt of prottet utor to
resort to grossly unfair practices.
Mr. Hughes declared that "if admin
istialive action i fettered by minute
requirement impost d bv the legisla-
In Orange County Court and Court
Takes Recess to July 12.
Chelsea, June 21. On the opening of
;thc third week of the Orange county
'court term, the case of State vs. vVil-
liam Harrison Pomeroy of Vershire
was taken up. The respondent is a
farmer residing in Vcrshire, having a
wife and three small children, and he
was; charged with the crime of adul
tery, which charge he, vigorously denied
and stood trial. State's Attorney John
C. Sherburne prosecuted, and the re
spondent was represented by Hale K.
Darling and March Wilson, and the
jury found him not guilty. This was
the last criminal case which stood for
trial, and as the civil cases set for
trial by jury had been disposed of, the
jurors wera excused for the term,
Asa Magoon of Orange, having
brought suit against Lafayette K.
Cheney of Washington, the action be
ing one of contract, the case was heard
by the court and judgment was ren
dered for the plaintiff to recover the
sum of'$17.33. The defendant, having
made a tender before trial for more
than the amount recovered by the
lilaintiir, secures to him the right to
recover the taxable costs he had made
following the tender. Albert A. Sar
gent of Barre was counsel for the
plaintiff and Hale K. Darling and March
M. Wilson for the defendant
The following divorce cases were
heard and disposed of: (.htdys K.
Hodges vs. Fay L. Hodges, Randolph
parties, bill granted for the cause of
neglect and refusal to support; March
M. Wilson for the petitionee.
fJeorge W. Felch vs. Bessie Clark
Felch, parties from Topsham, bill grant
ed for willful desertion; Hugh W.
Hastings of Bradford for the peti
tioner, s
( Judys L. Hall vs. Azel L. flail, par
ties from Brookfield, hill granted for
adultery; March M. Wilson for petitioner.
Carrie B. Miller vs. Henry E. Miller,
parties from Bradford, bill granted for
intolerable severity and custody of mi
nor child of the parties granted to pe
titioner; Hugh W. .Hastings for peti
Henry L. 'Ward vs. Mary K. Ward,
parties from Bradford, bill granted for
willful desertion and care and custody!
of minor children decreed to petitionee,
petitioner to pay monthly alimony for
term of years toward support of the
children; D. eS. Conant for petitioner
and Hale K. Darling for petitionee.
Carroll E. Button vs. Clara M. But
ton, parties from Topsham, bill grant
ed for adultery; R. A. Hoar of Barre
City for petitioner and H. W. Hastings
for petitionee.
Hattie M. Whitney v. Arthur R.
Whitney, parties from Randolph, bill
granted for intolerable severity and
custody of minor children decreed to
petitioner; March M. Wilson for peti
tioner. Alice H. Corson of Haxdvvick vs. Her
man E. Stoddard of Brookfield, petition
for annulment of marriage; petitioner
represented by MY"-!. Doyle of Boston,
Mass.; marriage annulled.
Yerna M. Roberts vs. Julius D. Rob1
crts, parties from Vershire, bill granted
for neglect and refusal to suppoit;
William H. Sprague appeared for the
Decrees have been entered in tho
following foreclosure cases during the
term: l.evi Abel s. Homer A. Lam
bert, parties from Brookfield; decree
for plaintiff; Plumlev. Plumlev &
Campbell for plaintiff; Kugene H. Ken
nedy vs. Herbert R. Colby, parties from
Chelsea, decree for plaintiff. William
H. Sprague for plaintiff; Pearl B. Dan
iels vs. Boudrcau, Darrington, Harring
ton A 'helps, parties from Randolph,
M. M. Wilson for plaintiff.
On Friday the court recessed to
Monday at 1 o'clock, p. m., July 12,
when further court and divorce caci'S
w ill be heard.
Byron M. Pettibone of Ben
nington, Charged With
Wife Murder
The Sep Ajr i of the Jury
W Ae Held To-morrow
Br v .ton, June 21 Byron M. Pet-,
liy An undertaker'a assistant, was
h the Jfand j'lty to-day charged
the murder of his wife, after Chief
or Police Patrick Brazil had related an
alleged confession in which the pris
oner whs quoted as saying he gave- her
poison in a dose of salts, kissed her
good night and then called a physician
when she compained of pains. Petti
bone has since repudiate! the state
ments attributed to htm.
Immediately after fhe court ordered
Pettibone held, State's Attorney Col
lins M. Graves ordered the grand jury
to meet at Manchester in special ses
sion to-morrow to consHer the case.
Died at City Hospital Sunday, Aftet
, Serious Operation.
M. Klla Moorcroft, widow of thn
late Charles C. Moorcroft, passed away
at the City hospital Sunday afternoon
at 4 o'clock, following a serious oper
ation, performed Saturday morning.
Mrs. Moorcroft had been visiting with
friends in Brookfield when taken ill
and she was removed to the hospital
M. Ella Bradshaw, was born in Chel
sea. Nov. 2T. 1854. the daughter of
d'eorge and Julia Ann Post Bradshaw.
Cntil she came to Barre at the age of
20 her early life was spent in the town
of her birth. After coming to Barre 4.
years ago she wag married to Charles
C. Moorcroft. Sept. 19, 1878. Mr. Moor,
croft died eight years ago. Two chil
dren were born to them, they
being Artelle M. Foster of St.
Albans and Lester B. Moorcroft of
Xew Britain, Conn., besides seven
Mrs. Moorcroft was a charter mem
ber of Ruth chapter, Ko. 33, 0. E. S.,
and had held many office in the order,
besides being a member 6f Bright Star
Rebekah lodge of this city and tho
woman's auxiliary of Brooks Relief
Coqis of Montpelier. She was also a
gTeat worker in the Univerealist
church, to which she belonged. Her
long residence in Barre gave her am
ple opportunity of forming many
friendships which lasted until the end.
Many will join with the survivors in
The funeral will be held from the
First L'Diversalist church Wednesday '
a'. 1:30 o'clock, Rev. F. (fc Hokerk, pas
tor, ofliciating. The body will be taken
to the family lot in Chelsea wst hill
for buria,!, a short prayer service at the
graveside to be conducted by Rev. Mr.
Flowers are to be omitted by request
of the relatives.
Agnes Tobin, Aged 14, of Poultney
Was Trying to Rescue Lame Crow.
Poult tiey, June 21. Agnes Tobin,
asred 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Tobin of York street, was
drowned in the Herfick quarry Satur
day aftertHMin while trying to rescue
a lame crow from a ledge on the bank
of the quarry. With her little brother,
John, aged nine years, and (Jeorge
Hood, aged 10 years, she left homo
early in the afternoon to go berrying
on the MeMorrill farm where the
quarry is located.
The pit is Itctwcen ". and 100 feet
deep and is rilled with water, not hav
ing been oiH-rated in .10 Tears. After
the children had finished berrying they
at tlown on the eouth bank of t lie and delegations from Barre and Wash-
For Mrs. Flora C. Beard, Many People
The funeral of Mrs. Flora C. Beard,
who died- Thursday morning at her
home in Orange, was held from the Con
gregational church in that town Satur
day afternoon at 2 o'clock. A short
prayer service at the house preceded.
The" church was filled with friends of
the deceased and mourners. Rev. James
Riimage officiated and spoke very ten
derly of the life of Mr. Beard. Two se
lections by Mrs. James Lord and Miss
Nellie Tillotson formed a part of the
The pall bearers were: Honrv Hiud,
Roy C. Mill, Herbert H. Clark and
Roiierl Andms. Interment was in tin
family lot in the Orange cemetery.
Among those attending the funeral
were: Mrs. Xellie Shattuck of Ran
dolph, Mr. and Mr. Ueorge L. Bstes,
Miss Mildred Bates and Mr, ticoia
I Cate of Xorth Calais. Mr. A'uo
Beard and John Beard of Biookfield
General Electric Plant at Lynn
. 1 1 ". 11- i'""- ,f """ department areron- cpened Under Normal Conditions,
"t ,! trolled by the constant review of all . . . . .
controversies as to fact, bv ordinary "" ' - ",p I'"""
Creenfield Tap Dve works of t.reen
field. Mass.. and plans at present to
leave for Greenfield next Tliursdar.1
Saturday he pitched for the t,renfirH
Tap & Dye works against the Sprinir
field. Vt, town team, defeating the
latter II to I.
John B. frames, manager for the
local branch of the Black Theatre t ir-
ctiit company, completed dutisi Sa'nr
day tivgbt and today wa !iccewied
bT A. B. f arter of Rrattlehnrn Mr.
Fame, together wifh several other
bnsinevs men of Barre. ha obtained an
the plte made an rff.Mi to bste lorn
he had di-sppesr.-d they .aid.
Lynn. Mass. June 21. The plant of
the l.enersl I. let-trie company leopencl
in all de,artnient today alter a vaa
tu.n shutdown of three days. The
- . 1 . 1. t J I 1 .1
ilie to the merer of tbe ciinnms. self 1""" "'-'- ! ."
i-b and avail, imis. and tbe mean d j "" S'" " " rt entor.e tie
.,11 Hefe.t th.ir tnsmts recarijing wage and workinc
. 1 t . . .
" - I 1 J I. L-.
own pin poe. On tbe other han.l. pte. 'fu.imn. umi n"t n.s.r,.o. r.
absentees were the 'JSI operatives who
j walked out several, week ago hem use
jof dissatisfaction with the timekeep
irz system, ana that all department
" ; . 1, . ...11 . . L
ent melhtxls are msmislv cru'le at.
tend to an intolerable personal, gov nn
nient." he ai,.
Tbe .tore formerly orenpted br (. S.
j ! Slme store we heme repaired slightly
. nn nut ia reaomr Mr tishw-
S. Hrhartl ef Windsor Left Note
Telling ef Family Trouble.
Windsor, -''me 21.- The ls)y .f W.
S. Mebard. H atoit a- vear.
tnacionist who wa workms n
. . - , , t .. 1 . . k. . .
AatK-nai .vw -.n"!- o-t . v.i, ... , . ,Wm .1
i . . . . 1 . . w ,. 1 ttfwt low. in the AMrsrh binMinc. wbtcn ,
1 Vv irlwr bouse ve.ter.lav rMfnn. J
...th . I.ltet h.W-' in b.s K I and .I1"!" "" """'tr" late '! let. ,
option on the Arcade rrorv-rtr at the Wl. n- .. ,.,r.l !p'e Na'wnal bsnk f tbi-t-tty. the to 1
corner of Pearl and North Ma-n trt.. w h ,,,, v, , ur.i, v a d .. I Ut ; .''n of the 1 .Idew br .tore-t hetwg
and they are mm vyotfmg f s? a , Twm
ptsfitewipiates, stw theatre, wfctrh thy n, !, j,,, ,f, ,r,.j 1.0 ',; ,1
drew am S'aie stTs-rt aoit It
tnonib. -T r.ff Wre r.sa :r'
quarry. Ixxiking acro tney saw on a
ledge on. the opposite sine af crow
with a broken leg. bobbing about, ai.d
the little girl thought to rescue him.
She went around, leaving her compan
ions to watch her. She walked too
close to the edge of the bank, which
suddcnlv gave wav. letting her down
into the water.
The girl had presenie of mind enough
to shout to her brother to th'ow her
log Iv ing near at hand, which be
diil, but she wa unable to get bold
f it. She came to the surface twice.
aiit.nhntr to the storic of the small
bovs. When she tailed to reappear
thev ran to spread the alarm, her
brother- goius to his home and Oorire
I,hm to the road where be finally got
bold of Kdwsr.l Butler.
After two hours of work with gr.ip
pbtig hook from a boa which was
settired immediately, tbe body was le
covered about 10 feet from where it
went dow n.
The defeased, who w a student of
the Pmiltney (M-hool. i- survived by her
parent and eight brother and sister.
unchanged crew.
- , -
A. F. Richardson Died Yesterday la St.
St Albans, .tune 21. - A V. fci hard
son died xe-terdv at the Shertis
; ..pi: aniim. alter an i;ine
1 . ... i - 1-. l...i... ..
Barre Bra ash ef Motpler and "- "'"7" '
ooe dsnnhtef. Mr, rrais I
weua Hirer k. k.
-A herer sa d Mr. -
iV t ! and draw tt over egi .t.'
Rrfchoti Sundav I 'era It
plan to tsonstrott ovs th's fe. Thi
firwtr. ng to preset plan,
will be remodeled, and t He ewtiro an
asreinevt of th tbeatre le plai-eH wit a
Mr. I .aiTxssi Nfrtuiieas are W-mir ces
; .!ji. hr lis sncteihinr better tka t iss 1
s.:j ani'-wsS'le to ts!l Kax-k wp-s; da-tel wjth tl erwwrt Trad -ng Co.
-okatie Sfokemaa Review. o wucfroU th frpftrij.
m st-veral
irv i e l by
this til v. aoJ w ssti. I.. A. Kubard
uw.u - . tk.r. I w.n. .,f Wins. Mr. I: what d-, np to
tt.a-i-e.l. a iil later t 1 hargesl tbe,- , r. b-i,,,. ,at tHeihi retirement from bn.n tveveral
Jofboe awd aruirtrtits .. t)e I -r fv j Vsj-er iW Mootoe'ier ant WeKaivear ar. of tbe tod ing fner
i Set-. to Tbe T .Mew t.re will lir. trrnrMil Mim Kirir4 Mit n' of St. A 'ban. H
K,,,.!il'sw4v.iiit.!it irtM sMiisuI J!i :(tier aiil be r-Mifid. a
I t r tWahBtit wiil th O'" sV.re ,h, , ,.t ..f lvv.uWt,t J II
treatef l.-r aniMi ! ts ne'-4. Ike ta-jr' st,., ! otnt ,4 B-ta A Mi to tvarrejp! 're "w kn.,ww i, m
. ,ji. f. tr icn4 It Ihe t-tr. n will be .-n it.t Saturrlar 1 be rvsrareo: . rr- I W') and Ha. i l-o.ne.s
:.- day uoft.r.j. -- leicUr 1. j
Vermont Secretary of State Gets Usual
Week-End Reports.
The usual number of accidents oe
ciiring during the week end were re
ported to tbe Vermont secretary of
state tin morning, as a result of auto
mohile troubles. These included L f.
Crapo hitting a boy on a bicycle in
Montpelier Saturday; but the name of
the vmith has not'heen learned. Wil
liam' Bartlav of Barre repo'ted that his
machine, while in White P-ver Inm
tion. hit that of F. S IV v 1 caued by
too sharp a turn lfin. A little
dsmsgn to the rear " .osrd- was
done. B. F. Jotdon of -d report
ed ninnmtf off a bank 1 i""i vil
lage. Hi lishta went, out .Hid I'l of .T
to be sure be lid not go into tl - rver
be kept to the opposite side of the load
ard went oft a bank, ltng a nu.a
damace to hi machine. Wilbsm J A
AhbiatU of Bare reported that "a
Iwcked aw automobile delivery truck
rcamst P.'no Bcllormi the latter prt of
the week The boy who wa so amaU
the driver did not see h m behind th
narh ne. suffered n'ernal injuries. Tha
driver yclied to the rhiidren to get
away but. the little follow did Bet, re
sulting in the aitiiient
"f I Jones Eros. C. Dinde Anti-Ttbercti-
l I W T -. ft,.,, a . 4 i
KfSIS W Uuw r I n nam " -
TVs Je-e Brv t o has e,--Tr-bued
f St. A !. He ot pscirel I e.V to Ihe awti-tatseTevjio. campevw
.)t . , .ml was a member f the tirtn ot t. -
Hn-i.. atid atd- w. 1I aril l, a laT- cry,
wK're be fistftsertv stk4
H i,m4 hrs-w treatel l.-r ,r,,,, j ls tt-e'-ii. Ike la-jr' st,. i, ni .1 isimt ,4 t-vtsa A Ma oe to Barre ;pt
li .tt . . . f mwmAx I nn 4 br Ihe ti-tr . n will te ,-fi i' t. Satnrrlar. Iks rmfrKsifi i-t e-rr. I too'') a
trmitJ w ti ravte of k taking sy to iKe m i awata Iv ss-xt t-e wit twst take ",a.e. kowtver. ur: in B-tf prvf. t rcming to t
k vrw 1.1c.
fi.e-1 ba'f to be ered te.1 to la-re and
la!f to Vrtiiipc'ier Mr .t.sne who, on
K s return from t'e 4:0 rutH-
t.oei. w.rt d'e-t - ! i-r t eft
fr tfee coI i- nai issj in w I af -land,
tetureed it Barre Sa nrdsy.

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