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VOL. XXIV-NO. 112.
One Man Remained in
Automobile as Four Oth
ers Entered the Bank
and Held up the Teller
After Asking for Change
for, $10 Bill.
Miss Loretta St. George,
Assistant Cashier, Came
as Men Were Rushing
Out of the Bank With
Their Loot A Bank
Customer Was Also Approaching.
Central Falls, R. I., July 26. Five
men in an automobile drove up to
Credit Union bank immediately after it
opened its doors for business to-day
and four of them, armed with re
volvers, entered and bound the teller
end then took from a wife $12,000,
which they carried to the waiting au
, tomobile and drove away.
There were no other officials or cu
tomers in tho bank, which does most of
its bir-incss with Notre Dame parish
ioners. Following the usual custom,
most of the deposits received on Sat
urday were, sent to a Tawtutiket bank.
Omer Collette, .the cashier, said that
when the four men entered the bank
one of them asked for $10 in change.
When he got it from the safe they told
him to hold up his hands and presented
their revolvers. They bound him to
a chair and Ragged him. They then
secured the money which wa made up
of $10,000 in currency, $400 in Liberty
bond and $278 in bills and silver, the
collection taken at Notre Dame church
yesterday, and the remainder in
While the men were busy in the bank
Miss Loretta St. George, the assistant
cashier, arrived and on finding the door
locked, went to a side window and
found the curtain drawn She returned
to the front entrance in time to see
the four men rush from the building
and drive away in the automobile. She
afterwards released the cashier.
Antoine Brunelle, on his way to the
bank on business, saw the men rush
from the building and drive off. He
gave chase but without avail. The au
tomobile in which the bandits escaped
was a touring car, but the number at
tached to it wfts th'at of a roadster of
a different make, accoring to the Rhode
Island registration.
Place Chosen After Much Discussion
It Lies Four Miles Northwest
of Versailles. v
Paris, July 26. Sevres, four -miles
northwest of Versailles, was chosen for
the signing of the Turkish peace
treaty, after a long search for a place
which would jgive the treaty a suffi
ciently dignified and historical name,
there being already treaties named
Versailles, St. Germain, Paris, Grand
Trianon and Fontainebleau. There re
mained La Malmaison and the presi
dential Summer residence at Rambouil
let. Fontainebleau was considered for
a time, but it had been overlooked that
there already was a treaty of Fontaine
bleau, which fixed the status of Na
poleon and his family after his abdica
tioiy. The choice finally was reduced to La
Malmaison and Rambouillet, both of
which were discarded in favor of Sev
res, which is more accessible to Paris.
Signing of the treaty, it i under
stood, will actually take place in a
magnificent building of the famous
national porcelain manufactory.
Patrolman Lee Trumbell
Fails to Identify the
Man at Chicago
Detroit Police Believe That
Mystery Is Nearing Its
France and Great Britain Will Take Up
the Proposal Based on the
Poland Armistice.
Paris, July 26. The proposal by the
Russian soviet government for a con
ference in London with alt the allies, a
rrported in last night's dispatches, will
1 the subject of an exchange of views
l-elvyeen Frame and Great Britain.
As viewed btf the soviet govern
ment has seized the allied demand tor
an armistice with Poland as a pretext
for a return to the original soviet cam
paign for official recognition of the
Mowit government and political cir
cle in Paris regard the manuvers as a
skillful one which placed some "hi the
allies, particularly Frame, in a deli
rate position.
France has not ceased to consider the
soviet government as an irregular one
not supported by the free will of the
people, and -on.c-uently it has resist
ed all action with reference to Rus
sia that might even remotely be con
sidered as recognit ton.
It is pointed out that Premier Lloyd
George spoke for all the allies, how
ever, when lie ci-m-niini-atd with the
wovict authori ie demanding that they
stop the forward mvom-nt on the
Polish frontier and asking them to ar
range an arir.i-tice to He followed by a
conference of dc-gate from all the
countries bordering on R-is-.i.
Thus it i 'ini?!rd now for She firt
fme in -1iIk-1 circle, hi-n- that
France tnay he forced into pra-ttiou
hre she will tw 1,ri-itt t rccg
f re the soviet, hn it i ) tared tl t
she will do o or.lv i ifr i,ie gusran
Premier Lloyd George Says Soviets
Suggested That Representatives
of Leading Powers Attend
the Conference.-
London, July 26. Premier- Lloyd
George in the House of Commons to
day confirmed reports that the Rus
sian soviet government had sent the
British government a note, accepting
Great Britain's proposal for a peace
conference in London between the so
viet and the powers engaged in hos
tile action against the soviet or
supporting such action.
.Mr. Lloyd George said the soviet also
had suggested that representatives of
the leading powers attend tha confer
ence. The premier added that Great
Britain was conferring with her allies
on the subject.
Chicago, July 26. F.ffort to connect
Roy Milieu, a former army aviator,
with the mysterious Detroit trunk
murder failed to-day when Patrolman
Lee Trumbell of the Detroit police was
unable to identify Millen as the miss
ing "Eugtne Leroy."
Must Be Made by the Chamber of
Deputies, Under Constitution.
Constantinople, July 24 (By the A.
P.) Since the departure of Turkey's
peace delegates for Faris with instruc
tions to sign the treaty, the means of
ratification have been eagerly dis
cussed in Constantinople. Under the
Turkish constitution the chamber of
deputies must ratify treaties. That is
impossible under the present circum
stances as a majority of the chamber
is composed of nationalists, many of
whom are in Ancrora. There is no
"pal way for the Sultan to convene
another chamber.
Michael Lynch, Jr, Died at Crane, Mis
aonrL Northfield, July 26. The funeral of
Michael Lynch, jr., whose death oc
curred in Cratie, Mo., was held from
St. John's church Thursday morning.
Rev. J. A. Lynch officiating. Interment
was in St. John's cemetery.
The deceased was a native of North
field, the son of the late Michael and
Margaret Lynch, and was 65 year of
age. When a young man he was em
ployed on the Central Vermont rail
road, but for the past .15 years had
leen west, spending most of his time in
the states of Arkansas and Missouri.
At the time of his death be was a con
d in -tor from Crane, i
The body was accompanied here by
Mr. and Mrs. James O'Donnell and
(liarles Douglass, Mr. O'Donnell and
Mr. Douglas representing the Order of
Railroad Conductors, and being also
close friends of the deceased, having
lieen associated with him for many
year. Mr. Lynch is survived by two
sisters. Mrs. Jerry Duggan of North
field and Mrs. Margaret McDonoiigh of
South Hanover. Mass.
Between Friends.
Alice-1 thought Mr. Smart had
good literary taste until he sent me
that stupid novel.
Kate Oh, that doesn't necearily
indicate his taste, dear; it mereltr rep
rfnt his opinion of your. Boton
Their Own Victims.
Wife tdissouraged Why is it that
our cook always become so dicon
tented and irritable?
H'l-twnd That's easily explained.
Tlirv have to est their own dinner
snd g"t dypepia. Boston Transcript.
!-e are gi-cn thrt tl
'; dl t w hr -.5.
f.'ii" n r
The Only Way.
In n.ike Cue prior fall.
(Thi- O. B adme -M
us one and all
Mop fulling for tV rrr
Bojtoo TracsTipt.
Clothing Identified By Detroit Police
man As That of Mrs. E. Leroy
of Detroit.
Detroit. Mich., July 26. Detroit po
lice Relieved to-day that the mystery
surrounding the shipping of the nude
body of a woman in a trunk from this
city to New York was near solution.
Patrolman Leo Trumbull of the local
police force positively identified cloth
ing found in the trunk as having be
longed to Mrs. E. Leroy, who lived ear
ly in June at the Harper avenue apart
ment house from which the trunk was
sent to New York.
Trumbull will go to Chicago at once,
it was announced, to assist in identi
fication of a man held by the police
there and who gave the name of Roy
- According to Patrolmen Trumbull
and .wife, who were acquainted with
the Leroys, Mra. Leroy was Miss Kath
rrine Jackson of Starkville, Wis., and
was married to Leroy here a year!
Shamrock IV Crossed the
Starting 'Line Fully a
Minute Ahead
y .
Skippers Had a Lively Tilt
, at the Outset of
the Race
Katherine Jackson Not Identified at
Jarkson, Miss., July 26. Inquiry at
Starkville, Miss., has failed to estab
lish the identitr of Katherine Jackson,
said by Detroit police to be the victim
in the trunk murder mystery.
Because of Great Crowds Which Are
Expected to Attend On Aug
ust Seventh.
Dayton, O., July 26. Rough draft
ing of his actress accepting the Demo
cratic party's nomination for president
waa the immediate task to day of Gov
ernor Cox, following completion of maj
or plans for the notification ceremonies
August seventh. These, it has been de
cided, will be at Montgomery county
fair grounds in this city, instead of at
Trails End, the governor's home, in or
der to accommodate crowds expected.
Although Governor Cox had many
important features of his address out
lined mentally, he had on his dek to
day formidable piles of data, including
many volunteer suggestions, to digest.
He planned to lock himself iu hi li
brary and, if possible, send his addres
to the printer by neVt Friday, when
Dayton's "home coming" amenities
will be tendered him. A non-partisan
civic demonstration is planned as a
personal tribute. t
The only interruption expected by
the governor in the work on hi ad
dress was a conference to day or to
morrow, with Senator Fomeren o f
Ohio, a member of the Senate political
expenditures investigating committee,
regarding continuance of its inquiry.
The governor yesterday saw .lame W.
Gerard of New York, former ambassa
dor to Germany, who promised to cam-.
paign vigorously and told the governor
that the west was a particularly favor
able field.
The Farm-Labor Candidate Goes to
Chicago. .
Salt Lake City, July 25. - Parley H.
CIiritenen, farm-labor candidate for
president, will leave for fhirago to
night to confer with the national mm
milte. Following the conference he
will go to New York, where be is sched
uled to make several talks. Mr. Chris-
ten-en :J he had teen akrd to make
sncccbe in the south and att-r ftibne
engemet-ts in that pM of tie in-
lry he trull go to Bt-ov.
Sandy Hook, N. J., July 26. Sham
rock IV, the big green sloop with which
Sir Thomas Lipton hopes to-day to lift
the America2 cup, sped first across the
line'to-day at the start of the fifth in
ternational yacht race, which will de
cide the 1920 series.
Starting on the first 15-mile leg of
her 30-mile course, a run south by west
half west out to sea, Shamrock passed
over the starting line at the Ambrose
channel lightship at 12:30:20, official
time, and her rival followed at 12:31:-
, after the starting signal had been
sounded at 12:30.
Shamrock and Iter rival broke out
big reaching jibs and set their spin
naker booms to starboard.
Shamrock hauled on his wind and
headed to the westward in an effort to
get by Resolute, which was to weather
and killing the Englishman's wind.
Once clear skipper Burton evidently
planned to wear ship and lay his course
for the mark. Resolute, however, clung
close to Shamrock, which lost ground
ly the maneuvers. At 12:37 the two
skippers still were fighting their tight
little battle off the course. Finally the
Englishman headed away slowly for
the mark, then hauled his wind ngain
and stood inshore. The match still con
tinued and the skippers got far off
their course, each fighting to gain the
advantage of position in the run down
before the wind. They seemed to main
tain about an even sailing speed.
At 12:45 the sloops ere moving
very slowly, with Shamrock still out
ahead. She had failed, however, to
gain on Resolute since the start. The
yachts were nearly two miles to the
westward of the course.
Neither skipper cared to give way
snd both held on their course inshore.
After the sloops had clung together
a if locked, the Englishman at 12:52
began to swing on bis course with the
American still to weather preparing to
kill hi wind once he got on his true
course for the mark boat. Apparently
Captain Bt-rton could not get clear
with Shamrock and he resumed the
lufling match in a fight for the wind,
which was so puffy that it was hard
to see how the racers could finish with
in the six -hour time limit.
At 1:25 o'clock p. m., when the
yachts had passed Scotland lightship,
the dark outline of a new wind could
be seen to the southwest, far down the
Jersey roat. Shamrock had increased
her lead slightly, but both yachts wete
moving very slowly.
In order to gain every slight ad
vantage Shamrock's crew sat along the
lee rail with their legs hanging over
board, in order that the big racer
might get closer to her best sailing
At 1:32 o'clock the race was little
more than a drifting. Shamrock had
ghosted out about three minute ahead
of Resolute, but, in point of position,
it was doubtful M she was any closer
the outer mark.
At 1:35 o'clock the yachts were
nearly five miles off their course and
within three miles of the beach.
At 1:41 o'clock they finally jibed over
and stood along on a southerly course.
Shamrock we clear of any wind inter
ference by Resolute.
At 1 :" Resolute passed Shamrock
on the way to the outer mark and was
holding a better breete.
Bolton Man's Car Was Run Into By
Car Carrying Canadian People
Between Richmond and
, Jones ville.
' A party of pleasure seekers, bound
for their homes in Canada at a rapid
clip, rounded a bad curve between
Jonesvilie and Richmond yesterday
without slowing down appreciably, and
collided with a Reo coming up the lull
The result was that the Reo, 17,797, be
longing to William D. Agan of Bolton,
is about a complete wreck, and its oc
cupants were in but slightly better
condition. The Hudson, Quebec, 3,208,
had its front axle broken so that fur
ther running waa impossible 'for the
time being, and the upper section of
tne windshield was smashed. Other
wise there were no visible signs of
damage. Only one occupant in that
car suffered more than a shaking tip.
The Reo, driven by Mr. Agan, wss
returning from Richmond, where the
occupants had been attending church,
and had just turned out to allow a
small Buick to pass, when the Hudson
shot around the outside of the curve,
struck the Reo on the front left corner,
and jammed it back into the bank in
less than a moment's time. Mrs. Agan,
who was riding beside her husband,
was severely cut about the face, her
whole upper lip having been laid open
to the bone from a piece of the brok
en w indshield, and her checks and fore
head weTe also severely gashed. Mrs.
Corvin had her chin laid open in the
same manner, and suffered other cuts
and bruises about the head. The other
occupants of the car were Mrs. May,
Mrs. Marquette, the mother of Mrs.
Agan, and a small girl. Mrs. Marquette
and Mrs. May suffered bruises about
their knee?, as well as their heads,
having been shot forward into the
back of the front seat from the force
of the collision.
That the entire accident was more or
lets of a joke to the Canadians was
shown by their jests and light-hearted-
ness, after the accident had occurred.
Though they had two doctors with
them, one in the Hudson, and one in
a large Winton six, Quebec, 9,192, be
longing to the tame party and follow
ing close behind the other car, no move
was made to relieve the suffering of
the injured women in the Reo.
Mrs. Agan and Mrs. Cm in were
taken to the Fanny Allen hospital in
Burlington by Dr. G. H. Newton of Wa
terbury, who passed a few minutes
after tjie accident had happened. The
other party piled into the Winton and
proceeded to Burlington, leaving the
wrecked Hudson in the care of the
chauffeur, to be towed to Burlington
for repairs. The Reo was eventually
towed to Bollon.
Some idea of the speed with which
the Hudson car was going may be ob
tained when it is considered that the
Reo was in a worse condition, after the
sma-hup than the Dodge, which was
struck by an engine on the crossing
halfway between Barre and Mont pel
icr" about four weeks ago. The party
in the Hudson refused to give their
The Canadian car is said to have
been owned by L, Z. Legevin of Montreal.
Pettibone, on Trial for
Wife Murder, Had a
Doctor Yesterday
Prosecution Expects
Finish Its Presenta
tion To-day
Manchester,. July 26. The usual
morning session in the trial of Byron
M. Pettibone for the murder of his
wife at Bennington on April sixth, was
omitted to-day, but the prosecution
was preparing to bring its direct case
to a close this afternoon.
Pettibone, who was an undertaker's
assistant and who, the state claims,
poisoned his wife, because of his al
legM affection for Miss Helen I. Guil
low, a nurse, required a physician at
the county jail yesterday. Re-action
from the nervous strain of the past
week made necessary treatment by a
doctor, after which the defendant felt
considerably bettL and received rela
tives and his couuiel.
Was Instituted Yesterday Wfjth 95
Charter Members.
Barre lodgje, No. 1,391, Loyal Order
or Moose, was instituted yesterday
afternoon in K. of P. hall by Arthur
VV, Hayden, -district supervisor, of Bos
'ton, assisted by Henry T. Moses, depu
ty supervisor, William Gilwee, past
dictator of St. .Albans lodge, and Maur
ice Bennett, past dictator of Brattle
boro lodge.
There was a class of 95 charter mem
bers present. The following officers
were elected and installed: Paat dic
tator, Chester A. Bennett; dictator,
ClydeH. Reynolds; vice-dictator, Wal
ter Knutson; prelate, Joseph Gauthier;
secretary, Richard J. Attridge; treas
urer, Alden . Grearson; sergeant-at-arms,
George Thayer; inner guard, Hoy
Anderson ;- outer guard, Frank John
dro; trusteesJohn Milne, Arthur Lund
and William Steward.
After the installation of the officers,
there were remarks for the good of the
order by the' newly -elected officers and
also by the district supervisor and dep
uty supervisor and Past Dictators Gil
wee of St. Albans and Bennett of Brat
tleboro. ;
To Await Decision at to Republican
Standard Bearer in New York.
Saratoga Springs, X. Y., July 26.
Thirteen candidates for the Republican
nomination for governor were due here
to-day to await the decision of the
party leader on the eve of to morrow'a
unofficial state convention as to who
shall be the standard. bearer in the fall
jrampaign. They are: John Ird
O'Bri.n of Buffalo. Klon A. Hooker of
New Yrk. Congressman Rertrand A.
Snell of rot -Hani, former Mayor Wal
ter S. Stone of Syractic. Jndqe ( uth
berl Pound of IKkport. State Siierin
tendent of Insurance .leiwe S. Phillips.
Seentary of State Frami. M. Hugo.
Speaker of the Assembly Thaddeus C.
Sweet. President Nicholas Murray But
ler of Columbia university. State Sena
tor Henry M. Sage of Albany, State
Senator fieorge F. Thompson of Mid
dlepqrt. Supreme Court Justice Wesley
C. Howard of Troy, and former Judge
Nathan D. Miller of the court of ap
peal. Contrary to Republican precedent
since the enactment of the direct pri
mary law. to morrow ' convention i
Returning from Vacation in Vermont,
' the Republican Candidate for
Vice-President Gets Down
. to Home Duties.
Northampton, Mass., July 26. Gov
ernor Coolidge remained in practical
seclusion to-day in preparation for the
exercises to-morrow at which he will
formally be notified of his nomination
as the Republican candidate for vice-
president. He arose early, after his
quiet and unexpectedly early return
last night from a vacation, spent at
the boyhood flrm at Plymouth, Vt.,
and assisted Mrs. Coolidge in placing
the modest home, which he rents for
(32 a month, in readiness for the lunch
eon for nationsl committeemen and
other prominent guests to-morrow.
One of his first acts was to out,
costless and collarless, with suspen
der over an old-fashioned "boiled"
shirt, and mow the lawn. later Jie
assisted Mrs. Coolidge In rooking a
'"batch of doughnuts" for the guests
to-morrow. Governor and Mrs. Cool
idge will stay at a hotel to-night, as
the five rooms in their house have al
ready been given over to tables and
chairs for, the luncheon.
Among the early arrivals. to day were
J. C. Rorabeck of Connecticut, chair
man of the notification (-ommittee;
J. B. Reynolds, former, secretary of
the Republican national committee and,
at pre-ent. Governor Coolidge' person
al " representative, and Frank W.
Stearns, an Amherst college alumni
friend, vjho has been active in promot
ing the governor's political career.
For Automobile Collision on Barre
Montpelier Road.
A Buick runabout driven by Robert
Jones of Montpclier and- an Overland
car driven by H. B. Hood of Hardwick
collided Saturday night about 9 o'clock
at Jerue's crossing on the Montpelier
Barre road, with the result that the
Overland will be disabled for a few
days. The steering gear of this machine
suffered the heaviest damage, though
the fender, as that of the Jones car,
was slightly damaged. Mr. Hood de
clared, it is said, that the car in front
of the Jones auto had glaring lights,
causing him to be unable to see for a
few seconds bis exact location on the
road. On a straight thoroughfare the
accident would undoubtedly have been
averted despite these circumstances,
but such was not possible on the turn,
where the accident happened. No one
was injured and only comparatively
small damage was done to both cars.
Lthe Jones car being In condition to
continue the trip to Montpelier.
Colonel Jafar Tayer'a Bands Are In
FuU Retreat.
Athens. July 25 (By the Assisted
rres. Colonel Jal'ar Tayer's bands
are in full retreat. From all directions
they are falling back toward Kirk Ki!
;..k ..r. tor 111 ('reks. who ves-
. . , t .k-..I ienperted to deiunate a state ticket as
t rr n it w inoK i.iiit- null 11. Miuim.n
The t.reek hope to capture Jafar
before he reaches the Bulgarian border.
well a adopt a party platform. Sev
eral of the candidate for the gnWr
natnrial nomination, including Sccre-
Employes of War Risk Insurance Bu
reau are Said to Have Been
Washington. I). C. July 2n. The
District of Columbia grand jury to-day
took up investigation of an alleged con
spiracy of certain employes of the war
rwk insurance bureau to defraud dis
abled service men and their depend
ents of compensation legally due.
Officials of the 'treasury' secret serv
ice were prepared to lay liefore the
grand jury evidence they bad obtained
concerning the re-tort ed conspiracy, by
which; it ha been stated, scores if not
hundred of veterans of the World
war were defrauded of considerable
sum of money. Ten persons already
havr licen arrested and it was indicated
by secret service oerative to-day that
additional arrests might result from
the revelations lcfore tiw grand jury.
C. M.
Story of Chelsea Bumped Into
Arthur Moore's Car.
C. M. Story of Chelsea has reported
that his automobile and that of Arthur
Moore of Barre collided one evening re
cently on Main street in Montpelier.
He i was backing his car out when he
bumped into the fender oT Mr. Moore's
machine and he paid $6.50 damages.
William Patter of Springfield has
suffered his second accident this sum
mer, according to the report of the
chief of polite of that town. This time
he backed over an embankment.
Harold E ourse of South
'Royal Jumped Off
F; ;ht Train
- 4ef. ''
Young Man Was Coming
Home, From Randolph
' .to Help Father Haying
South Rcyalton, July 28. Harold E.
Course, aged 19, was instantly killed
in the railroad yard here, at a cross
over sw itch, just below the depot, Sat
urday night between 10 and 12 o'clock,
his body being discovered at the latter
hour by W. E. Lamberton, w ho was re
turning home, after closing his pool
room; It appears that the young man
had stolen" a ride on a fast freight train
from Randolph and was attempting to
get off as the train did not stop or slow
down at the South Royalton station.
He jumped off between the tracks, and
his head was crushed against the bar
of the switch, the body lying between
the tracks.
The boy, who had been working on a
farm in Randolph, was (coming
home to assist his father, H. B. Course,
it haying. He leaves, besides his par
ent's, several brothers and sisters. The
family have the sympathy of the
whole community in their bereave
ment. The boy would have been 20
years old on the 2th of next month.
The body of the. unfortunate young
man was taken to the undertaking
rooms of EM. Edson, and the funeral
was held this afternoon, Rev. P. .A.
Mosley officiating, and interment
being in the family lot in Rivervievr
Because the City Did Not Cease Motor
Bus Competition More Buses
Bridgeport, Conn., July 2n Trolley
cars did not operate on lines of the
Connecticut company here to-day, the
company having withdrawn all service
last midnight. This fulfilled a warn
ing that, unless the city restricted mo
tor bus competition car service would
cease indefinitely.
To accommodate the thoussnds of
factory operstives motor busses and
other service vehicles went on regular
ly assigned routes on Btreets and to
and from outlying sections under direc
tions of an organization of owners of
such v chicles.
Meantime a special municipal com
mission began an inquiry into the jitney-trolley
situation. To assist the lo
cal bus men many vehicles came here
from New Haven and other cities.
One column, with thi object m view, !ry Hugo. Judge Howard. en.,or
i. cutting nrth of AdrianT!e to the t nnnvpson ana Air. nr,
-,....,- wh.U another i' behind ;h' advisability of such a program.
Kirk Kilisscb. It is intended, if Jafar are reported to be determined toj
s capture.!, to hold him prisoner fofjenter the fall primaries of Septemt, r
the moral effect on the Turk. rjrgsrdle. ol me enven. -.. .c
David Javne H!l of R-hcter. the
temporary chairman, will deliver the
keynote speech. The resolution com
mittee will he hesde.l hy Senator
Sa ff.
The M. S. Kenny and Salt Cargo May
Be Total Loss.
Clark's Harbor. N. S., July 2t.-The
schooner M. S. Kenny of Gloucester,
Mas., to-day, while entering this port
with a cargo of salt during a heavy
fog. struck on fo.pital reef, and it i
feared that she will be a total los.
A hcavv sea was running when the ship
struck and her false keel was torn
out. t
Lloyd Georje's Health Is Said to Be
Rather Poor.
Paris, July 2rt (Havaai. The health
of Premier Lloyd George of Great Brit
ain Is causing serious uneasiness, ac
cording to a I-ondon dispatch to-day.
The Britii-h prime minister's physi
cians are said to have ordered an im
mediate absolute rest for him.
When Ale Blair, the Driver, Went
Too Near Edge of Road.
Five people were in a Studebaker
touring car which turned turtle down
a 20-foot embankment on the Mont
pelier and East Montpelier highway
just below electric plant No. 5, yester
day morning, but all miraculously es
caped with only a few scratches apd a.
good scare. They were Mr. and Mr-.
Alex. Blair of Newton street, owners
of the car, and three jounger people,
Irene and Russell Blair, and Miss
Laura Susena, also of Newton-street.
Mr. and Mrs. Blair had just passed
another car and drove too near tne
edge of the road, where he plannAl to
leave the car and with the rest of the
party enter the woods nearby in tearcli
of raspberries. The steep embankment
was hidden by grass and hushes, the
driver little realizing such a steep drop
endangered his car and passengers.
When the car halted at the bottom of
this bank it was on onevside, the mud
guards and running board naturally be
ja mined and distorted somewhat when
it settled thus. Besides this, the auto
top was badly broken and the wind
shield completely destroyed, and a rear
wheel wils minus six spokes as a re
sult of the sudden descent.
Ernest Gregoire of this city hap
pened to be the driver of the pns-n.g
Ford truck, so he gave immediate as
sistance to the party. The car was
pulled back to the road, where exami
nation divuiged the fact that the run
ning power was in no way hampered
and from all appearances in condition
to resume a journey. The party how -
ever, had reached their destination as
far as the car was concerned, and con
tinued into the lierry field regardless of
their experiences. Later they returned
to Barre in the same car.
Few Chimney Knocked Down,
Dishes Broken and Window
Rattled This Morning
Ix Angele, Cal.. July 2. A sharp
earthquake shock awoke Los Angeles
at 4:12 o'clock this morning. A few
chimneys were knocked down, dishes
broken and windows rattled.
A second and mm h lighter h"k
was felt in Ijw Angeles at f:.V a. m.
Unaathanzei Strike f Day
Laborers a ad Drtrera.
Terre Haute. Ind.. July " Indiana's ;
coal field partially ps rah red by aw;
una ut hot i red Muke of day Uborersj Th ha-e'wll teams from Jrw Pro-.'
aeTdriver f ollow 'ng similar a-ttojand treason A lne shed will pUy
in O-e llbnoi field. F-f'y nerjat the Lincoln canspu- o-nvro
Trre Hn are idle. (Tiirlay i st I 3 p. m
British Government Haa No Intention
of Withdrawing Measure.
Tendon, July "2 The British gov
ernment has no intention of withdraw
ing the government of Ireland bill.
Premier Lloyd George stated in the
House of Commons to-day. H would
pies the measure forward with all
possible speed, when the house rea
scmWed after the h"lidy re.s. h
Greeks Captured It Last Evening
King Alexander to Enter To-day.
Athens. July 25 (By the A. P.I
Adrianople fell to the'Greek thi eve
ning, according to an official stateni"nt
issued to-night.
King Alexander intend to enter
Adrfanople Monday, the statrmcnt
ia v .
New Fair Haven CorporatMn.
The Reed Coal company of Fair Ha
ven ha filed articles of association in
the offie of secretary of state for the
purpose of wiling coal in Fair Haven
and ad.ient town. The capital stock
is $10,000. while the subscribers are
Mary Reed. B. Leslie Feed and A. D.
Ravmond of Fair Haven.
Disabled Soldiers Do Not Want to
Leave Saranac Lake. N. Y.
Saranae Lake, N. V.. July 2tV Tw
hundred out of 21 S disabled soldier,
undergoing treatment at the home san
atorium here for tul-erculosis, contract
ed while in service, are on strike
against the I nited State j public
heaith ervice.
This action ws taken upon receipt
1-re of an order from the New York
ofhoe of the health service, directing
that all dir-abled men be tran-ferred to
service sanatorium in other sections
of the country. The solder hsv
farmed an or;.nira1ii to, ombst t-e
proposed Risv.

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