BARBE DAILY TIMES
VOL. XXIV. NO. 135.
BARRE, VERMONT, SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 19
PRICE, TWO CENTS.
15,000 PRISONERS ARE
CAPTURED BY POLES
Soviet Debacle Continues
and the Great Military
Triumph of the Poland
ers Has Undoubtedly
Liberated Their Country
From the Hands of the
MAIN RUSSIAN FORCE
. WILL ESCAPE TRAP
Because the Poles Are Too
Wearied By Their Stren
r uous Defense and Fierce
Counter - Attacks to
. Prosecute the Pursuit
'.. With Much Rapidity..
-Warsaw, Aug. 21 (By the Associated
Press). The Poles had captured 15,000
soviet prisoners up to Thursday, it
was announced here to-day.
Faris, Aug. 21. Liberation of Poland
i assured by the great victory won
during the last week over the Russian
.forces, according to the opinion gen
erally-entertained in French military
circles, but there is doubt that it will
yield more important results. The bol
shevik urmy probably will escape total
destruction, although its retreat is en
tailing very heavy losses.
"' In following up this success, it will
'be logical for the Poles, after crossing
the Bug river, to march northward to
ward Bialystok and Grodno, thus mak
ing the retreat of the soviet army im
possible. Such an operation, to suc
ceed, would have to bo executed with
great rapidity and with clock-like reg
ularity, it is -declared, and the Polish
organization, after its long retreat and
the hard righting in the past, can hard
ly be in a position to make such an
In addition the counter-offensive
north of Warsaw seems to be going
lowly, as the bolshevik! are still re
ported to be at Wloeawek, SO miles
west of Warsaw. This situation must
becleared up, and it seems probable
that it will absorb a certain part of the
vention, which they believe is equiva
lent to permission by Armenia for the
bolaheviki to cross the country from
Baku into Anatolia, where the soviet
forces can join those led by Musta
pahakemalia Push a, leader of the Turk
LAY FAYETTE STATUE
UNVEILED AT METZ
Both North and Northeast of War
saw Battle Is Also Proceed
ing on Western Bank of
the Bug River.
r London, Aug. 21. Heavy fighting
continues north and northeast of War
mw,. near Plonsk and Ciechsnow, ac
cording to a bolshevik official state
ment issued yesterday in Moscow and
-received here by wireless. Further
northeast the soviet and Polish armies
re engaged near Wyszkow and Stani
elav, while in the region of Brest-Li-tovsk,
fighting is proceeding along the
line of the western branch of the Bug
Near Lemberg, the statement says,
the bolshevikl are developing their ad
vance, after occupying the village of
Glinlany and, during the fighting, have
advanced to a line of villages south and
southeast of Lemberg. In the Tartiapol
region, eastern Galicia, soviet forces
have crossed the Stripa river and havf
advanced westward, it is declared.
In the Crimean sector the bolshevik!
have occupied the village of Vasil
yevks, after fierce fighting, during
which they captured an arnored train
and its auxiliaries. Further east anti
bolshevik forces have landed near the
outskirts of Aktyrskaia, on the sea of
Axov, but soviet troops have been
dispatcher to the front and have
engaged in an attempt to expel .the
landing force. The righting there is
aid to continue.
OCCUPIED BY POLES
Washington Heart that Polish Army
It in Possession of
Wahington, D. C. Aug. 2(WBre;.t
Litovtk has been occupied by the Pol
ish army, according to advices received
to-day by the state department from
the American commissioner at Berlin.
Hi dispatch was based on a report re
served br him from Toeen.
ALARMED BY AGREEMENT
By Which Armenia Givet Concession ta
Corstantinnple, Aug. 1 (By the As
sociated Press t . Soviet Kti- a has
rmelnded an agreement with Armenia
Gift to France By the Knights of Col
umbus of America Stands' on
Eminence Dominating Val
ley of the Moselle.
Metz, Alsace Lorraine, Aug. 21 (By
the Associated Press). The statue of
Lafayette, presented to France by the
Knights of Columbus of America, was
unveiled to-day by Supreme Knight
James A. Flaherty of Philadelphia.
Most of the population of Metz cheered
when Mr. Flaherty drew aside, the silk
sheet veiling the Btatue, which stands
on an eminence dominating the valley
of the Moselle.
In hit speech of presentation, Mr.
Flaherty said: "This noble figure of a
French nobleman denotes more clo
quently than I can say the nature of
this gift from the Knights of tolumbus
to the republic of France in memory of
our common dead, who perished so that
the liberty that Lafayette and Wash
ington fought for and won might be
preserved to the world."'
Mr. Flaherty said that the Knights
of Columbia), as Catholic citizens of
America, desired by this memorial to
commemorate foever the holy bond
of union between France and America,
sealed by the blood of the Freuch and
American hero dead.
William P. Larkin of New York, su
preme director of the Knights of Col
umbus, delivered the oration of the
day . He reviewed the historic rela
tions between France and the United
States, and told of the French Catholic
clergy collecting $6,000,000 to aid the
colonies of America.
"We of America can never forget
the pastorals issued by the bishops of
France urging the people of France to
aid America in those trying days," he
continued. "It is altogether fitting
and appropriate that the Knights of
Columbus should select this hUtorle
spot as the object of their pilgrimage.
for was not Metz the starting point of
Lafayette's American career!"
And was it not in Mezt that, 100
years afterward, within the sacred
precincts of St. Clement's college, Mar
shal Ferdinand Foeh, the hero of the
war, was laying deep the foundations
of that character and genius which, in
later years, stood civilization in such
stead and saved France!"
"Mr. Larkin said the Knights of Col
umbus welcomed the opportunity to
symbolize the age-old binding Ameri
ca to France. He declared the organi
zation had chosen Lafayette because he
typified pre-eminently and beyond all
others the incarnation of France's fra
ternal feelings towards America
throughout the centuries and because
he was a loved and trusted friend of
Hugh C. Wallace, the American am
bassador, in his address discussed the
Russian situation in describing La
fayete's "service to an ideal.'"
"What would this great apostle of
liberty think of the crimes being com
m it ted to-day in the name of liberty!"
the ambassador said. "The madmen
who have clothed, themselves with brief
authority are trying to barter a bogus
mess of pottage for suppression of the
civilized constlcnce and recognition of
their government. , Notwithstanding
their crimes, the great people whom
we know as Russians will, in the provi
dence of Uod, come out of their present
darkness into the light.
"Those among them who lion"t!y
are deceived will cease to follow their
false prophets and the nation will turn
to its wise men and through them es
tablish government worthy to en
dure. The imperial autocracy one de
throned on the battlefield is not to
rise again through the excesses of
barbarous proletariat, nor can tl.e
great battle of civilization won in the
west liel ost.
Mr. Wallace retold the car-er of
Lafavette and his relations with the
Americans, "who took him to their
hearts." He descrilied Washington's
and Jefferson's efforts to obtain la-
favette's release from an Austrian
prison so that he might come to the
L'nited States. The ambassador quoted
Lafavette's answer to Talleyrand, who
had offered him the ministry to the
l'nited States. "I am too much an
American to present myself in the part
of a foreign diplomat."
A great company of notable persons
representing i'.e French and Anvrian
governments, the prelate nd armies
of both countries were on the platform.
Among them were Marshal Forh. Min
ister of Justice LUfpitean, Bishop
Pelt, General Johnson, commander of
the 91t division. Dr. Marcel Knwht,
who was a member of the French mi
sion to the l'nited State, and he mu
nicipal and departmental official.
When Lumber Lighter Was
Rammed and Sunk by
LIGHTER WENT DOWN
Collision Took Place Near
Bullocks Point, Provi
Providence, R. I, Aug. 21. One man
lost his life and three others had a nar
row escape from drowning early this
morning when the Bay State liner
Tennessee rammed and sunk a lumber
lighter in the bay near Bullocks point.
Manuel Williams of this city, cngi
neer on the lighter, which was owned
by James A. Potter company, lost
his life. The other members of the
crew were floating about on a lumber
raft when they were picked up by i
life boat from the Colonial liner Con
cord, which was just behind the Ten
The liner was bound for Bristol with
40,000 feet of lumber. She sunk stern
down in 30 feet of water.
AMERICANS HAD x
"What i your mi"- kiikins
bout!" a-ked the housemaid Bert
rr which the province of Karadsgh j done.
uii Zancegonr, in southern Armenia, j "This is her night out, Hit I toll
rill I neutralized- Knter-.te circle I her I hd engagement myself.-
ere are alarmed regarding thj ct-n- Boston Transcript.
During the Fighting Between Bandits
and British and Greek Troops on
Eastern Shore of Bosphorus.
I Constantinople, Aug; 21. Many
Americans have had narrow escapes in
the fighting which British and Greek
troops have kept up for several weeks
wjth the bandits which are harassing
the eastern shore of the Bosphorus.
Beikos, a summer place 10 rarles north
of this city, reached by hourly ferry
service, has been the chief center of the
flgrts, between bands of adherents of
Mustapha Keml Pasha, nationalist
leader, and the British-Greek soldiers
operating under the artillery protec
tion of British warships.
An American oil company is erect'
ing two great steel tanks at Beikos
which came well within the line of
fire between the rival forces. The steel
riveters were compelled to flee for
their lives and for several days bul
lets played a tattoo on the tanks
which was nearly as constant a the
tune of the riveting machines. Many
Americans were in summer camps and
cottages in the vicinity of Beikos the
night the fighting began, but they
speedily moved to the western shore of
the Bosphorus, where it was possible1
for several nights to watch the fight
ing on the Anatolian hills by the light
of the naval rockets and searchlights
used in directing the gunnery. Robert
college and Constantinople college for
for women, the two Amrican institu
tion of higher learning on the Bos
phorus, both commanded an excellent
view of the struggle and were safely
out of range of the nationalist bullets.
Professor F. W. Kelsey of the Uni
versity of Michigan wa prevented by
the fighting In Anatolia from making a
survey of the famous battlefields of
Ca'sar, south of Samsoun. Professor
KejKey haa been in Turkey for many
weeks investigating old manuscripts
and-studying ruins of the Roman civili
zation. He hoped to make the trip from
Samsoiin to Zile, about which uu of
Ciesar'a best-known campaign was
waged, and had made all arrangements
for motor tranortation. But the un
settled political conditions and the ac
tivities of the various bands forced him
to abandon the expedition.
In Suit Brought ByMaine
Hotel Keeper to Test
Extent of Powers
ACTION GREW OUT
OF ROAD COLLISION
After the Smash of Autos
the Agents Raided and
Houlton, Me., Aug. 21. A ease that
is expected to go far towards defining
in some measure how far federal oftl
cers may go in enforcing the Volstead
act was started here last night when
special federal prohibition enforcement
officers, F. W. Horgan and H. L. Har
vey of Boston, were confined in the
county jail for several hours before
they were released under $2500 bonds
furnished by Customs Collector B. J.
Feeley, to appear before the September
term of the supreme judicial court at
Caribou, where they will be called upon
to answer to a suit for' damages in
stituted by Albanie J. Violette, .1 hotel
proprietor of Van Buren, charging tre
pass, -negligence, recklessness and a vio
lation of the laws of the road.
The action which grew out of a eol
lision between an automobile driven by
Violette and one in which the federal
officers were riding on Wednesday la
at Caribou and in which both car were
destroyed, following, which the federal
officers searched Violette and :iis com
panions for Intoxicating liquor, has
aroused much interest throughout the
GASOLINE RESERVOIR EXPLODES
Two Men Killed and ta Hurt at Syra
cuae, N. Y.
Syracuse, X. Y., Aug. 21. Two men
were killed and 12 hurt yesterday
when a 2,000-gallon gasoline reservoir,
the property of the C. E. Mills Oil com
pany, exploded. Fragments of the sta
tion were Blown around a radiu of
three blocks. The explosion was heard
Tons of dirt and heavy timber were
taken from the hole which ,, was at
least ten feet deep, before the bodies
of the vicfims were recovered.
Thousands of workers in the vicinity
became panic stricken when bricks and
heavy mortar slabs blown high Into
the air struck the surrounding build
ings, in some instances going through
the roof. Persons nearby at the time
were cut by flying glass, with which
the streets in all directions were cov
The dead are: H. R. Greenland, 2.1,
nd Harry S. Watkeys, 30.'
AMERICANS LOST IN
HOP, STEP AND JUMP
One Finn and Three Swedes Were
Ahead of Landers and Ahern
at Antwerp To-day
Antwerp, Aug. 21 (By the Associated
Pressi Timlos of Finland won the
nal in the hop. step and jump event
of the Olympic gnmes here to-day with
4..o', metres. Jannsaon of Sweden
was second with 14. 48 metres; Almlor
f S'weden third with 14.27 metres;
Hilling of Sweden was fourth with
4.1"Vj Sherman O. lenders, Chicago
A., fifth, with 14.17, and Dan Ahea'rn'
Illinois A. C, holder of the world's rec
ord in the event, sixth, with 14.0S.
COX RENEWS ATTACK
ON SENATE 'OLIGARCHY
IS UNDER FIRE
Gov. Coolidge and Council
Order Audit of the
Democratic Candidate Says the Repub
lican Clique Has Deliberately
Interfered With Welfare
of the World.
Orrville, O., Aug. 21. Another spir
ited attack on the "senator oligarchy"
was made here to-day by Governor
Cox, in an address replying to that de
livered recently by Senator Harding,
his Republican opponent, in which Mr
Harding commended the Senate as a SPECIAL MEETING
forum of popular government,
lIT-t . ?Ji . J
ine jvcpuDiioan caniiaa.ie, sarairi, , ii n rni
Governor Cox. "has devoted a front- Stlte Auditor SaVS ThlS
porch session to the defense of the Will Be Equivalent to
L'nited States Senate. With charae
teristic reactionary isolation from the
current of public thought, he fails to
distinguish between the United States
Senate as an institution aud the list
of United States senators who have
BOARD OF TRADE NEEDS
Boston, Aug. 21. Governor Coolidge
and members of the financial commit
tee of the council, at a special meeting
. , . , . . . . I to-day, authorized State Auditor Al-
taken charge of an important part of "
.. . onzo B. Cook to make an audit of the
liir "i ii v. I
0 I I fA i - J T 1
,.Ti . .. .,, . , i oooks oi oiaie lreasurer rrea . iur
ix, is our contention mat a group or i
" ' I ii nr. r l. ..... ...;..
sve formed a riomineerinir. arro- I
gant oligarchy in the Senate and that complete investigation of the
they have deliberately interfered with 1 treasurer's office,
the welfare of the world, delayed re-
adjustment in this country, .11 to the VELAY TACTICS ARE
aihiinci injury ana uisnuvanuige oi me i
That the Republican Senate group
was trying to annex the presidency
also was asserted by Governor Cox,
who stopped here to-day en route to
Canton, where he was to speak to
night at a "Cox day" celebration.
"The feeling against the Senate,'f
Governor Cox declared, "grows specifi
cally out of the abuses by the oligar- J
chv. Prompted by its success in ob-1
Canvass Will Be Held Next Week and
1 Co-operation Is
During the coming week the Bnrre
Board of Trade is to canvass for new
members. Everyone who is interested
in the welfare of our city should be a
member. The dues are $5 for the year
and it' is hoped that 1,000 memberships
may be secured before the week end
When the solicitors call, be prepared
to sign the application and then help
to do the work that can be done for
the upbuilding of Barre.
The landing field for airplanes is be
ing prepared and it is expected that
during the American Legion meeting
on Aug. .10 and 31 an aviator will come
TRIED IN TENNESSEE
Anti-Suffragists Endeavor to Delay
Complete Ratification By Ab
Nashville, Tenn.,,Aug. 21. More
than 30 members of the Tennessee
House opposed to suffrage were missing
from their hotels early to-day and
were reported to have left for Alaba
strtictive tactics, it has moved into an m i" " """ort to brpBk Aovn I110"
entirely new undertaking and it seeks rum of the House and delay final action
now to annex the presidency." on the woman sunrage amendment.
Continuing his attack uoon Reoubli- leaders oi the sunrage lorce earn u
was almost certain there would not be
a quorum at 10 o'clock a. m., when the
House was to meet.
NOT ALL STATES READY
can campaign contributions, Governor j
Cox also charged that the greedy in
terests which are making the contribu
tions have been in notorious consort
with the senatorial oligarchy
In attacking the Senate leaders, Gov
ernor Cox also stressed the necessity! To Admit Women to Vote at Novem-
for the league of nations, reiterating ber Election.
nA aTnlomtntr former irmimpnl. in it I
Washington, D. C, Aug. 21.-A1
Senator Harding in his addres de- ,noun
fending the Senate, Governor Cox de-
amendment is held to cancel all con-
CHARGED WITH INTENT TO KILL.
MURDERED ON STREET
Count VilUr of Lisbon Was With Wife
of the Officer who Fired the
Lisbon, Aug. 10. Count Vilisr, a
widely-known Portuguese nobleman,
as shot and killed yesterday by a dis
tinguished army officer of high rank, as
he was alighting from a carriage with
the officer's wife. The assassin then
fired upon the woman, who was about
to enter the offices of a firm of lawy
ers, hich she had retained to ar
range fur a divorce suit in mhich she
a I legs cruelly. She as slightly
The tragedy occurred on the prinH-
Bolshevik CavaUry Join Turkish
CofitBtinople, Aug. 19 (By the As
sociated Prei. T bo!hevik -!-ry
reg.ment hate passed over eouth-
ern Armenia into Turkih temtnrv and
linked up villi tVe Tiirkh national-
jt fVJ oorr cf MutpViJietrl Paslia
at B ''. ancord-ng t ad tier re
reived here t dav.
Sumner Riley Alleged to Have Stabbed
Mary Davidson, Held in $3,000.
hitcnelrt, .V H.. Aug. 21 Mimncr
iley, colored, alleged to have stabbed
Mary Davidson, also colored, in the
Mountain View hotel here esrlv Thurs
day morning, was arraigned in munici
pal court yesterday on a charge of
assault with intent to kill.
He pleaded not guilty and was held
in x$"i.000 for the Septemler term of
Riley escaped in the wood following
the alleged attack and was apprehend
ed, after an all-day search by Wood
bury Glidden and Arthur Wilkins,
members of a posse, armed with shot
pin, hurriedly en-gnnir.ed. He sur
rendered without a struggle.
ELGIN. RACE POSTPONED.
Too Much Water Caused Postponement
for a Week.
Hgin. III.. Aug. 21. The Klgin na
tional r-wd race, scheduled to start at
nrn to-dy, was pwtponed this morn
ing for one week on account of rain.
Officials announced that the rain of
last night and this morning bad s
f!led the course that a irtsrt would
Mcdonald heaved best
New Yorker Took First la the 56
Ponad Weight Event.
Antwerp. Aug. 21. P. 4. M IVmald.
New York A. C-. won the final of the
5 pnoitd weigbt put to-day ith a put
of ll ?fi. metre.. T. P'an. I-oviM:n
!.dcnra. New York, mas evnJ ilii a
put of 10 ?j tnetres.
-.iA ,;. f k. flirting state laws and constitutional
v ini ru, on Jl 11 ie ui s eoivnu vivsivi
personal eouation and elaborated on provisions, a Bl-rarm, K.ve uu.
the wisdom of the fathers in creating h'ght by the national woman s partj
two parts of the legislative branch of further legislation or executive
government, the Senate and the an migni oe m-eaeu m arveia.
House." J before adequate election machinery
The people," Governor Cox predict- P permit all , women to
ed. "would resent the attempt now be- vote in ovemDer.
ing made to turn the Senate and the PuV chairman of the party,
presidency into a single unit." 'red to-day to attorneys general in
If the presidential responsibility is doubtful states asKing 11 me roaa to
to be shared, it will be with the council- the polls would ne open to women as
lors of the leaders," said the governor, soon as the ratification of tha amend
He owes his nomination to them. His ment had been proclaimed. Only nine
gratitude is naturally to them. There I doubtful states, Alabama, Connecticut,
scarcely a day thtat some member Delaware. Florida, Louisiana, South
f the group is not in conference with I Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland and Yer
him. The public prints announced, not J mont, remained to be heard from on
4 hours ago, t hat a part of the oligar-the point as party officials have been
chy had visited Marion, and had dis-1 informed that adequate steps would
cussed with the presidential candidate I be taken in all others, the statement
the subject matters which would be I said.
rested in the front-porch speeches of I In .10 of the states, it added, full
the next two or three weeks. (participation of women is assured bv
The relation between the president I the fact that they already had more
nd Congress should be cordial and co-1 or less complete voting powers under
operative, but independence should lie I state laws.
The man in the street looks with KILLED HIS PLAYMATE
great misgivings on the whole chain
of circumstances that has developed Eight-Year-Old Boy Shot While Visit-
.n.e the early Hours of the morn-ng . . .t rh,r,Mto w
when the choice of the Republican i
leaders was made in the hotel, and not 1 Bellows Falls, Aug. 21.--WhiIe play
n the convention hall at Chicago. Not I ing with a shot gun found in the home
he least disquieting phase f the situ- of their host. Maxwell Seofield. ten, of
tion is the unblushing continuance of Springfield. Mass., shot and killed his
the gathering together of millions of playmate, Edward Jennings, eight, of
ollars for campaign purposes. 1 his I Holyoke, Mass., at Charlestown Thurs
is not only offensive to public ..ensibil-1 day evening about eight o'clock. The
ities, but the people know penectlv two lads who were Visiting Frank Seo-
well that the greedy interests which Ifield were' playing with the weapon.
are making the contributions have been I supposedly not knowing it was loaded.
in notorious consort with tile senato-lwhen young Scofleld pulled the trigger
rial oligarchy which is now attempt-land Jennings received a horrible ab
ing to gather unto itself the power I dominal wound. Aid was summoned.
of that law-making branch and the J but the boy only lived twenty minutes.
presidency as well.
The three brandies of government I TJf If OF THF TfllT'lV
were intended to lie separate md dis-1
tinct," he said. "Certainly nothing! Aurelia Villa of Barre has brought
Groom Served Xfi Months Overseas-
Bride Resident Here Three Years.
At 7 o'clock this morning a very
quiet wedding took place at the resi
dence of Rev. B. G. Lipsky, pastor of
the Methodist church, when 5'isa 11a A.
Curr was given in marriage by her
mother to Frank J. Clark, son of Mr,
and Mrs. Herbert Clark of Orange. The
couple were unattended and the sin
gle ring service was used. The br id'
was vefy becomingly gowned in white
net and wore a white hat to match,
Mr. and Mrs. Clark were the recipients
of many useful and beautiful presents
Immediately after the ceremony, tn
couple left for a two weeks' wedding
trip to points in Connecticut and Mas
The bride is the daughter of Mrs
Anna Carr of Woodbury, but haa nit.de
her home in Barre with her sister, Mrs,
Harrv Holt, for the past three years
The eroom served overseas for 18
months in the 101st machine gun bat
ST. JOHNSBURY BOY
. KILLED BY AUTOMOBILE
Albert Ross, Aged Four, Was Playing
Near the Street and Ran in
f Front of Machine.
St. Johnsbury, Aug. 21. Albert Ross,
the four-year-old son of Arthur Ross
was run over by an automobile driven
by Lewis Cheney of Eaat Barnet last
night and died 20 minutes afterwards
The child was playing near the street
and ran in front of the ear. No blame
is attached to the driver of the auto
FOUR INDEFINITE SUSPENSIONS
could le more clearly subversive of I suit against Valdus Bengston M re-
that arrangement than the rarf;illy-1 cover $700 and the case has been filed
thought-out plan of having the Ied-r I in county court.
of the Senate dominate a pol"'' Leslie Ladd of Oranee str.vt re
convention and make'thc choice of the turped tn hi, dlltip:, , the p. r,
arty for the presidency. The argu
ment which Senator Harding presents
in support of senatorial individuality
certainly holds with equal logic to the
presentation of executive individuali
ty. Not only will the people at alt
times regard any departure from this
nrini inle as dangerous, but they resent
the attempt now being made to turn Masa., and Or. I- B. Johnson nd wi'e
Co. store this morning after having
spent a three weeks vacation.
Miss Jane Cow ie of WoIIhmoii.
Mass., is visiting at the home :f her
sister, Mrs. David Henderson, 21 Brook
street, during a two weeks vacation.
Dr. A. K. Jlvn and wife of I.vnn.
the Senate and presidency into a sin
gle unit of government."
of Chicago arrived in Barre this morn
ing and will spend a few daya at their
cousin's, N. D. Phelps. They have leen
touring for three weeks through Can
ada and Nova Scotia.
Misa Nellie Sadlier of Merchant
street has completed her dutiea st the
Perry Automobile Co., office, after hav
ing been employed there for almost
three years. Her place is being filled
TROPHY GOES j TO CALIFORNIA.
Beta use the Two Teams Contesting for
Tennis Doubles Came from There.
Boston, Aug. 21. California km as
sured of the national double tennis
championship to-day when the final j nT Robert Msrkie, who. until recently,
round for the title wa playwl at
Chestnut hilL William M. Johnston, 1
netional champion, end (. '. tiriliin
met Willis Iais and 'Vdand Uoiwrt
for the honor of taking the tr.i'diy to
alifornia, the home of the member.
of both teams.
Former Secretary Wilson I1L
Trser. I . Aug -Tsme Wi'son,
farmer erretarv of aijrH-uiture, who
ht been ill at his hmne here for sev
eral rionths. is reported in a rritH-a!
rnd tni. lie was kS jurs .'4 M"ti
ha been employed in the State House
A Tom Thumb wedding took place
last night in East Barre. with Cameron
and Harold Titcnmb as the principal.
The entire ceremony was undertaken
by children. The young butler would
announce the guest, and the young
ushers would eoort them to seats.
When all bad arrived, the y-.ing o.u
pV made their entrance, and were
fr rrjed." The vrung tnen were
Three of Them for Participation in
The Vermont secretary of state to
day suspended the operators' licenses
of six persons, three of them because
of fatal accidents. The latter were as
follows: Lewis Cheney of Barnet, Wal
lace W. Manchester of Fair Haven and
David K. Williams of Ponltney. These
licenses are suspended indefinitely.
The other three are: Frank D. Mehan
oT Salisbury, suspended indefinitely as
a person not fit to operate a car;
Harrv Grodr.insky1 of Swanton, sus
pended for 30 days because of 'careless
driving; Hufus h. i.ari 01 v-umngs
ville. suspended 40 days because of
violation of the law of the road caus
ing an accident.
, Accident Reports.
Among the automobile accidents re
ported to-day were: E. H. (Yosby, re
porting for J. F. Cufhman of Spring
field. Mass., that the car of F. C. Miner
of Morrisville ran into his car. doing
some damage; Dr. B. D. George of
Hardwick, that while his car was
standing still, automobile 15t77 ran
into the rear of it, doing some damage;
E. H. Hunt of Johnson, that his car
was run into by L Thompson's ma
chine and that he (Thompson) did not
stop so Hunt, went after him. taking a
sheriff along with him; B. C. Abbott
of Corinth, that a car driven by a man
named Tuttle ran into his, while. a man
named George Tuttle of South Ryegate
reports a collision in which two Ver
mont car and a New Hampshire ma
chine were involved near South New
bury. The numbers of the Vermont
machines were MO03 and 2(f9l as given
bv Mr. Tuttle.
Will Attend the Vriont
American Legion on- "
vention in B? e
War Correspondent Sibley
Will Tell His Interest
ing Story of the 26th
Bulletin No. five of the Vermont de
partment of the American Legion, just
issued' from department headquarters,
announces a program for the Barre
convention, August 30 and 31, which
assures a very interesting meeting for
the Y'erwont legionaries. General Ed
wards, now commanding the northeast
ern department and the famous 26th
division leader, is expected for the pub
lie meeting in the opera house Monday
evening. Frank P. Sibley, famous war
correspondent of the Boston Globe, will
tell his famous story of the Yankee di
vision at this meeting.
The convention will continue through
Tuesday, when delegates will be elect
ed to the national convention and im
portant amendments to the department
constitution will be considered. The
Barre board of trade is cooperating
with the Barre post of the Legion in
providing a lunch at Williamstown
gulf and automobile trip to the quar
ries and the new Barre aviation field
where Major Drenan, air service officer
of the northeastern department, is ex
pected to arrive from Boston. All in
all the second convention of the Legion
is likely to duplicate in pep and en
thusiasm the celebrated first conven
tion held in Burlington a year ago.
It is especially fortunate that the
Legion is to hear Frank P. Sibley cf
the Boston Globe, known to every man
of the 20th division and to thousands
a!' over New England as the war corre
spondent for his paper w-ith the Yankee
division. Since his return from France
he has been speaking constantly and
has come to be recognized as one of
the most vivid speakers on the subject
of the boys who went from New Eng
land. No other correspondent knows the
daily life and. the heroic actions of the
New England boys so intimately as Mr.
Sibley. Hi long training as an observer
and his facility of expression have
made him a speaker of more than usual
Mr. Sibley has come to crystallize
from the experiences of American citi
zens in the war and his own observa
tions thereon a belief that the satis
faction always felt by the man who
has served ought to be capitalized by
our country. He has formulated this
in a lecture of intense patriotic fervor
and has illustrated every point of hi
argument with incidents so pungent
and with facts so significant that he
has met with universally favorable re
sponse throuaji a year and a half
speaking on the average three times a
Mr. Sibley's own personality is best
known as that of a rather humorous,
dry Yankee and his talk, though al
ways earnest, is illumed with many
good stories and flashes of typical New
BURIAL IN BERLIN.
Persona Who Have Satisfied State
Board of Medical Registration.
The names of the follow ing were cer
tified t the Ycrmont secretary of
state to day a persons who had satis
fied the requirement of the state
board of medical registration for prac
tice of medicine in Yermont : Kenneth
Brown of Orwell, Robert Cane of
Worrrtcr. Herbert Durfce of Winoos
ki. Albert IVsautels of IVner, Zenas
Ellin of Poultney, Fanorn Homco!g of
Ile La Motte, .lohn MacCaskill of
Barre. Charles Nichols of Bridgeport,
Conn.. Francis Shaw of l.HMOetn.
J., Roy C Sanderson of South Kye
gate, Justin C. Tay of Vcrgennes. Ar
thur Sherwood "f Hartford. Conn.,
Stanley Wilson of Brattleboro. Leslie
White of Granville, V l Robert run
ning 'f Eat Corinth. Matthew ;ri-
wnld of Craftbiiry and Horace Crsgin
of Brooklj n, N. Y. j
Following Funeral of Mrs. W. L. Law
rence in Barre Friday Afternoon.
The funeral of Mrs. Warren L. Law
rence, who died Tuesday evening at
the City hospital from abdominal trou
ble, was held' yesterday afternoon at
the home of her son. Leslie, on East
ern avenue. Kev. r. u. ooospeea o-n-.
eiated at the service in Barre, and liter
accompanied the body to its final rest
ing place in the Strong tamily lot tn
the Berlin cemetery. There a prayer
service was held. The numerou rela
tives who attended the ceremony on
Eastern avenue also accompanied the
odv to Berlin.
The pall bearers were all relatives
f the deceased. They were Ira and
Leslie Lawrence, sons of the deceased.
eorge Lawrence, Wilbur Lawrence, Ar-
hur Lawrence and Etelo Prestini:
DEATH OF DUXBURY WOMAN.
Mr. Lester Murray, Wife ef Promi
nent Farmer, Died at Age of 65.
Waterbury. Aug. 31. Mrs. l.-t
Murray of South Duxbury died late
yesterday afternoon. She was the wife
of a prominent farmer and well known
town official. The funeral arrange
ment have not leen completed.
Asanath (Porterl Murray was liorn
in rayston ' i ' "v "
of Warren and Amanda Porter, fh
was married to Mr. Murray in 12
and they had spent most of their mar
ried life in Duxbury. Beside her hus
band, she lea,e two brother. Charles
Torter of Williamstown and "ter
Porter of Shirley. M.
SENTENCED TO GO TO BED.
On Last ef Her Trials.
R.kbtnd." Me . Aug. 21 The de
el rover Prwitt left t dsy f r the lt
cf her c-ftVial trials a six hwir run at
riree1 in ermauv (PUim -r.-.iu.. i . i
Tl,. r,tir. v. r, r one A l it No retii-n t tSe liiMers" jaid at
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lire for those who attended.
; knots teing fuel economy
Fiti at ts cotn ui'Mi-
Si Boys ef West Orange, N. Are
Also Liable te Caster Oil Punishment
West Orange. N. J. Aug. 21. Six
bov. ranging in age from 10 to 13
years, f.wrnd guil'y of robbing neigV
W" fruit tree, to-day fared a enurt
sentence to C" to bed at 6 30 o'rWk
each evenirg foe 3ft day The paren's.
wh were entered to enforre the sen
irrr. were given die-ret Kwary powers
in administering further pvw;hmetit
f cat'W oil te the c'r-r't
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