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BARRE DAILY TIMES Y VOL. XXIV. NO. 219. FIVE YEARS FOR PONZI FOR DECEIVING PEOPLE WITH BIG PROFIT PLAN Man "Who Defrauducd Thousands of People Out of Millions of Dollars Pleaded Guilty to Using the Mails in a Scheme to Defraud the Public. SENTENCED I... ON ONE COUNT IN 43 FOUND jPonzl Had Represented Falsely That He Was Able to Pay Interest at ; the Rate of 50 Per Cent in 45 Days From Profits - Made in International Re ply Coupons. Boston, Nov. 30 Charles Ponzi, pro ; moter of the quick -rich scheme in ' which thousands of persons invested millions of dollars before it collapsed last August, pleaded guilty to using the mails in a scheme to defraud in ,the federal district court to-day. , Sentence of five years jn the Plym ' outh county jail was imposed by Judge ;Hale. The court took into consider ation only the first count of one in dictment of 43 counts, in which it was charged that Ponzi had represented falsely that he was able to pay inter est at the rate of 50 per cent in 45 days from profits made in interna tional reply coupons. In arguing on the question of sen tence, Daniel H. Coakley, senior coun sel for Ponjii, told the court that it j was only after strenuous advice from " counsel and members of the discredited J financier's family that he agreed to 'retract his plea of not guilty ana plena guilty. "Mr. Ponzi insisted, and still i insists, that there was in his mind no intent to defraud anyone, ms coun i sel declared. The little Italian who, with prison sentences in Canada and this country behind him, developed at supposed .scheme of exchange in inW-rnational postal reply coupons to proportions that made "him a marked figure in , finance only to have his house and easy , money topple over on him when the props of income from investors were pulled out. had an air of swagger when lie faced the court. lie was the same dapper man-about-town when he stepped from the Cambridge jail this morning as in the days when he was the idol of the street crowds. A new tailored suit, smart cravat, handker chief in breast pocket and feet adorned with spats, made Ponzi again a man 'of presence. As he faced another long -'prison sentence, with his youthful wife 'sobbing on his shoulder, he pencilled on a memorandum block bis parting words to the public: "Sic "transit gloria mundi" (thus passes away the glory of the world), and handed it to 'the press. When he went up to the bench to plead a moment later he was emphatic iwhen he saia, " uo, to rue ciers. question whether he wished to change ibis rdea of not guilty, and wag equally assertive as he made the plea "guilty" in loud tones in the next breath, luen Ponzi leaned over, resting his head ion an arm, while he listened to bis ennnopra nlea for a litrht sentence. Ponzi will begin his sentence lit the county iail iu Plvmouth with 83 Teounts of the federal indictments ''against him on file, and with charges of larceny in many counts outstand ing against him in the state courts. ,He is due also to face his creditors, of whom there are mote than 11,000, Dec. 8, when he will be subject to their interrogations as to what he did with the millions entrusted to him, of which his federal receivers have been unable to retrieve only, a small part. MAY FIGHT IN ENGLAND If No Suitable Place Can Be Found in United States for Bout - New York, Nov. 30. In the event that no suitable place can lie secured in his country to hold the forthcoming liearyweight boxing championship bout between Jack Ierapey and George ' ( arnentier. the contest may be staged in England, it is reported. .lack Kearns. JVmnsey's manager, taid to-day that Dcmpsey'n antipathy to going outside the I'nited Mates had been virtually overcome. The proposition to shift the bout abrosd has been prompted by coldness exhibited by member-f the state box ing rommikm towifl holding it in -this state. LONGER BED SHEETS Is Out ef Mat ten fr Legislation in New Hampshiie. Manche-ter. X. H.. Nov. rl Ixuicr St (r-r Hotel bed-, mspsvtion of ho tel kitchen and provision fjr aiwntes toting. ar inWu-b-d ia a progTam of b-rltn ti be f'i;' t i this win trr's of the WjLi'ature by Mn c-ster cmiwil. I B'tfd t wrnrffii' Traveler. Tbe council k tf.o'ned a commiti" t ro;rrs!e with c-oki cil is o'her c:' prntirg th KT.fc. The proposed b'-t'l manr wil' t;rn'.ate that slteeis bll be nine f't in kfigib FIVE DRY SPOTS IN SCOTLAND As Result of "Local Veto" Liquor Toll Taken Under the Temper ance Act. Edinburgh, Nov. 30. Scotland has a least five dry spots: Kilsyth, Sun quhar, Kirkintilloch, Auchterarder and Rutherglen. as the result of the "local veto" liquor poll taken this month un der the temperance act. Two towns, Newport and Langholm voted for a limitation in the saloon traffic and the 37 other Scottish locali ties voted for "no change." Everywhere the polling caused great excitement, ana t here was a lively post er campaign. Robert Burns" dictum "Freedom and whiskey gang together," was theslogan of the anti-prohibition ist forces. In Aberdeen, "dry" placards ar peared bearing the words: "Hell is the well of whiskey." To this, "wet" sup porters retorted with a placara, m scribed, "0 death, where is thy sting T" In Glasgow, 24 wards voted 'no change;" nine for limitation and four for abolition of saloon licenses. As a result, Glasgow's 1,684 saloons will be reduced by 89 and there was mui drinking of health to William K (Pussyfoot) Johnson, the American campaigner, with empty glasses turned down. , "We are not disheartened," said Col onel Kyle, who led the prohibitionist attack. "It is good work to have abol ished 09 saloon licenses in Glasgow and when we attack again, it will be different." The people most perturbed are the church leaders. In the light ot the re suits they are asking if the churches have the dnfluence in national life .which they usually claim. It will be three years before an other poll can be taken. Although Glasgow, where the battle raged most fiercely, remains wet, prohibitionists derive encouragement from the large number of individual votes in that city on their side: 142,343 as against 182, 560 for "no change," and the London Evening New judges that next time these figures may change places. "Pussyfoot" Johnson is quoted by the London Daily Graphic as saying that the no-license people of Scotland particularly of Glasgow, did far better in this first prohibition poll, than was ever accomplished in any American no- Iicense election. a." return,, from Glasgow show, lie aid, "that nearly as many voted for no-license or reduction of licenses as for 'no change.' This is better than any American city similar to Glas gow did after 520 years balloting. CONFESSED SLAYER OF MADERO A SUICIDE Francisco Cardenas Had Been Arrested on Murder Charge in Guate- mala City. - i Guatemala City, Guatemala, Nov. 29. Francisco Cardenas, former general in the Mexican army, who confessed tht he assassinated President Francis co Madero in February, 1913, inficted fatal injuries upon himself near heie to-day. r- Arrested on charges of being an ac cessory to the murder of a man and a woman with whom he was living, he escaped from jail, hurrounded by sol diers he opened fire, wounding one man He then turned his pistol upon him self, firing two bullets through Lis head. The Mexican government asked for his detention for murdering President Madero. He confessed in 1913 that be assassinated Madero and also Pino Suarez, vice-president of Mexico during the .Madero administration. READY TO TALK WAR. General Wrangel Has Reorganized His Army and Has 70,000 Men. Paris, Nov. 30. General Barnn Wrangel, he;jl of the anti-bolthevik government of South Russia, has noti fied the French government he is ready to come to Paris to discuss uting his army once more against the forces of soviet Kussia, says the Matin. 1 his army, which has been reorganized since Us disastrous defeat on the Crimean peninsula, is said to number about 70, 000 men. ARMENIANS RETAKE KARS After Defeating Rental Forces One Re port Says 7,000 Turks Freeze. Constantinople, Nov. 29. The Ar menians have recaptured Kars, after defeating the Kemal forces, according to the Armenian newspapers. The lat ter lost severely owing to lack of transport and the wintry weather. One paper says that 7,000 Turks were froz en 4o death. A new armistice, under more favor able conditions, was signed on Nov. 18. IN CRITICAL CONDITION. Former Empress Aufusta Victoria ef Germany. Amsterdam, Nov. 29 Former Em press Augusta Victoria of Germany, who has suffered two heart attarks is the last few days. is critical con dition, armrdmg to the Iatet bulletin issued at Poora castle. CLEVELAND TEAM COMING. West Tec H t School te risy Fitch- fcurg His Satardiy. t"-evlnd. O.. No, .tit Tb lVt land Wet Terb Y.ch school fb;i elcen. wVi-a w all p'.ay the Fivhburg (Ma-l biri fc" tmm in that e ty it NtrdT, will be hT Ikur dy veo:T!g BARRICADES IN STREETS And Extra Guards Are Patrolling in London Government Districts SINN FEIN PLOTS ARE GREATLY FEARED Explosion in Warehouse Is Generally Ascribed to Sinn Fein London, Nov. 30. With Downing street andjt8 immediate neighborhood shut off from the rest of the city by a high fence which was constantly un der the eyes of uniformed men and with the Parliament huildings senti neled, government sections of London to-day assumed the atmosphere of an armed camp. Public buildings in London and in many of the other large cities of Eng land were closely guarded against Sinn Fein attacks by heavy, detachments of police and detectives last night. In the city the patrol was not limited to the ntroata Knf urmpit mnbr honts moved up and down the Thames in front of Parliament buildings. There is nothing to connect the Sinn Fein with the explosion of a bomb in a warellfmse in Old Swan Lane, this city, early this morning, but the peo ple" of the city ascribed it to that or ganization. The bomb which appar ently was carried into the warehouse in a" traveling bag and left there to be exploded by means of a time fuse was heard over a wide area of the city and blew out the windows . of buildings nearby. It started a fire, but the po lice and firemen who were on the scene almost immediately extinguished the flames before they had gained head way. The street where the warehouse is situated has been closed by the po lice. It is a narrow thoroughfare near London bridge and contains no dwell ing houses. 1 Kxperts from CfeotIanr yard exam ined the building to-day. It seemed evident the damage from the fire" was but slight. Several firms, : shipping agents and manufacturers used the building. (Several men suspected of setting nre to warehouses in Liverpool on Satur day night are under arrest. It is claimed by the., police that "Ameri can gunmen" are in that city and as sertion is made that men wanted in Ireland for shooting policemen and sol diers have crossed the Irish sea to Liverpool. The financial loss occa sioned by Saturday night's fires in Liverpool is estimated at a million pounds sterling. the killing of In police recruits at Macroom, Ireland, yesterday, has al ready been followed by reprisals by the "Black and Tans" and it is re ported there is an exodus of fright ened people from towns near where the recruits were attacked. Masked men entered and set fire to the building housing the Dublin Free man's Journal lant night. Consider able damage was done to the building. Scores of new arrests have been made in various districts of Ireland, among the places raided by military forces being a lunatic asylum near Ennis. k Glasgow and the v l.vde shiphinliling ! districts have been placed under c!oe guard, and it is declnTed by the au thorities that msny iSinn Feiners are known to be in Scotland. CORK CITY II ALL SET ON FIRE Thomas Ashe Sinn Fein Club and Charlotte QUT Were Also Set Afire. Belfast, Ireland, Kov. 30. The city hall at Cork was set on fire to-day. The Thomas Ashe Finn Fein club and the Charlotte Quay were also ablaxe and much damage had been done this morn ing, according to messages from Cork. WANT IRELAND INVESTIGATION. Catholics in Italian Parliament Are in Favor of It. Rome, Nor. 29. Incuiry into the Irish situation is favored bv manv Catholics of the Italian Parliament who declare there is a basis for de manding such inquiry. Assertions are made that the situation in Ireland is quite similar to that in the Congo re gion of Africa, the Putumsyo district of South America. Bulgaria and Ar menia, which in the past were investi gated. It is recalled that Sir Roger Casement, who was executed for high treason in London during the war, con ducted on behalf of Knglaod the in quiry into the conditions prevailing in the Iutumajo region. ROME PARTLY DARK Beta as ef Strike By Employes ef Electric Compasy. lxnd'i. Not. 3". Employes ef the Italian LWllie sorifty at the city of Terwi, abnot Si na.W SMWth of I. " me. t:ave strwk. says a dispatch from Rome to the Lonb Times. Nearly all he larj cities of Turer are affil ed and Rm is on'y partially tiliiBii- rated. The chatnhr of dvpntirot was in 10a Wi the M rile was ra'Vd and eon roti!no prevai'.ed wbn tSe were nxtd-iUy turned off. . Tbe rowfirineil, fMtnr, eTuti-s srkiir snt-S- t- l Vr 'itwi- aalw-tts eoM be jrr, ,dd. BARRE, VERMONT, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, BOLLING DENIES TAKING MONEY For Purpose oflnfluencing of Disposition of Contracts INVESTIGATION WANTED BY HIM Of Charges Brought By T, K. Sands, Former Wash ington Banker Jew York, Nov. 30. A denial that he had ever taken money for influenc ing the disposition of contracts or ma chinery by the United State? shipping board, as charged by T. K. Sands, for mer Washington banker, coupled with a request that all of his business trans actions with Sands be investigated, was made before the Walsh congres sional committee to-day by R. W. Boil ing, President Wilson's brother-in-law, and now treasurer of the shipping board. He told of business associations with Sands dating back to 1916 and earlier years, out of which grew several finan cial transactions. He said that his per sonal records were all available for the committee. Sands has testified that he received $40,000 from the Downey Shipbuilding corporation for represent ing it before the board and that out of this he paid money to Boiling. Boiling said that after banking with the institution with which Sands was connected for several years he had taken a contract in 1916 to build a house for the banker and in making settlement for its cost with Mr. and Mrs. Sands had foregone any profit because of objection by the Sands to a charge for extras. ' MISERY IN AUSTRIA. American Relief Agencies Are Feeding ' Children Under 14.' ' Paris. Nov. 30. The misery of Aus- kria's hungry children is told by Pierre . . ' . 1 1 - 1 . i n iiamp, writing in a raris wnnj. nc watched the breadlines before the soup kitchens where American relief agencies are feeding all those under 14 years of age. At the door each child must show a card and when they leave they are searched, fcays M. liamj). Because there is not. enough for all the hungry to be fed, the children may not carry awsy food. Yet the keen in telligence of the young sometimes out wits the watchfulness of their elders. "To be sure," one of the , managers told him, "we should Hare to undress the children. One little girl put her slicea of bread in her stocking. The next week she came with a rag- over her cheek, saying she had the tooth ache. Under the cloth she had a lump of bread." Pointing to two little girls, she said: "Often I must force them to eat. Grief at the thought that their mother has nothing kills therir appetite. Unless I watch them the bread they leave on the table is taken by others." Another little girl, wearing men's shoes, in which her feet were lost, tried to crowd in ahead of her turn. Sent back in the line, she cried. Asked why, the child explained she was wearing the only shoes in the family. She want ed to hurry back so her brother might have the shoes and come, iu his turn, while there still w-as food. "They are people," said the manager, "whose pride is not yet dead. They would not let their children be seen in the street barefoot." As the children pass in line snd have their bowls filled with cocoa they begin at once to drink nd to eat the white bread. They are too hungry to wait, until seated. Sometimes, as the children leave, they are compelled to raise their arm, for some hold hidden bread in their armpits; and sometimes they are searched for many would, if they could, conceal food for the hungry mother at home. FATHER OF BOSTON PARK SYSTEM James M. Prenderjast Died Last Night in 79tb Year. Boston, Nov. 30. James M. Prendcr gast, long regarded as the father of Bot-ton's present park system, died late last night. His ideas on the develop ment of municipal park sjtems were followed in many places. He was a man of wido activities and had retired only recently in his ith year. 4 Mr. Prendergast was an otlicial of the Boston elevated railway, a director of the Boston and Maine railroad, was connected with banks and manufactur ing companies and was head of a cot ton goods brokerage firm. He support ed with gifts and service the tight againfit tulerculosis. RESIGNS V. N. G. POST Major Guy Cowan Going Into the Regular Army. y Gen. H. T. Johnson thijnorning received from Major Guy Cowan of Rutland the statement that he had resigned as com f .a nding -officer of the national guard in Vermont, having ac cepted a commission as captain in the regular army. Major Cowsm was a commanding officer of a company in the i7th Pioneer regiment when it went to Frsiw and was later trans ferred to another organization, serving a few months in Franco. He is an ahle oftioer ard hi resignation is Vermont- OLD COLLEGE PROFESSOR. Dr. Joha 0. Foster, Aped 87, Died w Seattle. Seattle. Wah.. Nov. 2" Pr. -?..hn O. Foter. sred i7 rear. profcr of theology at the Co'tor of Plight Smmd. Tacoma, former chaplain pnrrl of t.e Son ,( the Americas: Revolution, and a.d to he owe ti the o!det -o" re pro fftr ia the country, d.ed bre 11 f fM. lie was a thft U.n ia the li.l war. URGES CHEMICALS TO WARD OFF WAR . . Brig.-Gen. Fries Declares United States is in Position to Surpass All Other Nations in Manu facture. Washington, D. C.. Nov. 30. Brigadier-General Amos A. Fries, chief of the chemical warfare servjee of the army, in his annual report to Secretary Baker to-day, asserts that the devel opment of this branch of the army to a point, "where it will be impossible for any nation to go further," will do much toward deterring other nations from forcing hostilities against the United States. , This country is iu a position to man ufacture and deliver on the field of battle more chemicals than any other nation or group of nations, according to the report. BOYS PLEADED GUILTY. One Ordered Back to Vergennes; Other to House of Correction. Middleburv. Nov. 30. George Waddle and Ernest ilill, who escaped Thursday from ,the industrial school and were -arrested Saturday night at the Middle bury station, pleaded guilty in mu nicipal court yesterday to breaking into the summer house of Professor D. McGregor Means and the home of Necy Dorian. The Ilill boy, being un der 1S, was ordered sent back to the industrial school. Waddle was sen tenced to not less than one nor more than two years at the house of correc tion for the Dorian buglary and not less than one nor more than three years for the Sleans burglary. State's Attorney Alien R. Sturtevant prosecuted. The boys were without counsel. Judge John E. Weeks, director of fctate institutions, testified to what he knew about the boys as inmates of the industrial school. Waddle claimed Burlington as his nome, ann e re.usea to pn jr . , e 4 to do better. Sentence was then im posed by Judge A, W. Dickens. Both boys also confessed to entering the Government Stewart house on turn street, breaking into the cellar, and also to entering the cellar of John Hammond home on South Pleasant street. They claimed they were un able to get into these houses any fur ther than the cellars. MONTPELIER Milford Abair Fined 2S for the Lr : ceoy of a Coat. Milford Abair, a young man about 20 Tears of age, was arrested last night by Chief of Police Connolly on the charge of larceny of a coat from Kenneth Smith while attending the dance Hn the armory Saturday eve ning. The youth admitted that he took thecoat but claimed he had noth ing to do with any other articles tak en at the dance that night. At first he would not say anything alwut the affair. Chief Connolly and John Stone, grand juror, who were working on the matter, did a clever piece of work in locating the man. They searched the hone during the afternoon but the youth was away. Later ha called the police station, Inquiring relative to the matter and then came to the sta tion where, after considerable ques tioning, the youth admitted taking the coat, claiming at first that he was in toxicated and then did not remember taking it, but later be broke down and told the story when he found he was to go to jail for the night. This, how ever, did not make any difference and he went to jail just the same. The coat is valued -at 50 and Mr. Smith bought it in Lowell, Mass., before he came home for the Thanksgiving va cation. Ahair appeared in court this morning, pleading guilty to the charge of petit larceny and was given a fine of iT and costs, which he arranged to settle. The' return of the coat was used as argument for a small fine. Mirror Lake grange will bold its regular meeting IVc. .1, at which time the ladies will serve the supper, as hy agreement of the ladies and gentle men's nieht contest. Ladies not other wise, solicited please bring a pie or cake. The program wlil be in charge of the fifth and sixth .division ot tne birthday club. The tranhferring of the ticket de partment of the Montpelier 4 Wells River railroad from the Central Ver mont to the company's own station occur late this afternoon, so thnt the station will be open to the tniblic to morrow morning. Hubert Conlin, who has been employed in Woodsville, has been assigned as agent of the station until it is bid off hy an older man. He will have an assistant in the tele graph department. Misses Kafherini McAvoy and Anna McMahon have returned from a visit in Pittsfteld. Fuller Smith of St. Albans was in the city to-day. Mr. and Mrr. Eugene Rand left to day for the winter in Florida. Leon Shuntelle broke jail at N'orth field Monday afternoon. He had been on probation in a matter and was brought into justice' court on the charge of breach of proliation, of which he was found guilty and was to have been sent, to the house of correction on an old complaint ; but when the offi cer went to the cooler in Northfteld to get the man, the fellow had broken out of jail. Tiano, slightly used, for sale at a bargain. 132 Main street. adv. Mrs. Harold Brush, who has been vifiting relative in the city, hss gone to Mowe for a visit before going to her home in West Forks. Mont. M. E. Carpenter, district highway enmmiioner in Chittenden county, was t the state "ommi"ion ofii today relatite to closing up th sum mer work. He will remain for the dis trict commissioners meeting that will take place to-morrow. The hearing whirh was to take plice TVe. (I in the prolate ditrict of Calc dr.nia relator to the will of A1xilVt Ihjintt. !t of that lillsge. has ben continued until the 17th of the same tnon'h. The conation cf T. J. Hespby, who i -wnvering in Vew York, is ".erv prst fviet to bis relative and f-w-nt Me i rnr-td to rcarb Brattlrboro the last of the week. 1920. FOUR ARRESTS c IN HOMICIDE Attorney General Archi bald Alleges Owen Hayes r Was Murdered ' MAN DISAPPEARED ON OCTOBER 6 His Body Was Found in the Castleton River a Week Later Rutland, Nov. 30. Peter Longe, Law son Bardwell and Joseph S. Duffany are under arrest in Fair Haven, and Herbert Lowell, alias Ernest Love!!, at Froetorsville for the alleged murder of Owen Hayes of Fair Haven. Attorney General Frank C. Archibald of Man chester charges that the four men were implicated in the death of Hayes, who disappeared on the night of Oct. 6, aft er displaying a large sum of money. His body was found in the Castleton river a week later. The arrests of the four men are said to have come about through the state ment of the 15-year-old daughter, Ma deline, of Peter Longe. The girl is said to have made the statement after being urged to do so by Louis Bihop, who is at present in Addison county juil awaiting trial for a statutory of fense, it being alleged that he assault ed the young daughter of Longe. Constable Brown of Fair Haven, while committing Bishop to the Addi son county jail, developed a conversa tion with the young prisoner, in wnicn I!3 Ull Uluru BUIItC Dial tunu iuu mnwiw 1 j & a i.tnrt1inf infnrm of! Jin e wag .w- on reter Ij0ngPi who entered the complaint against him which sent him to jail. Young Bishop, who is not rated very high mentally, told Brown that "Longe s girl has got a story that is more interesting than mine." Brown persuaded Bishop to write a note to the girl, and the con stable, on his return to Fair Haven, took it to her. The epistle urged her to "tell the officers what your father has done." As soon as Brown returned, the girl divulged the whole story "Lowsll told me that father and his companions had killed a man," she said, "he urged me to keep still and not, say a word about it. Now I've spiTted the beans." BOSTON COLLEGE SUSPICIOUS. Thought There Was a Holy Cross Scout Spyinjr on Team Xewton, Mas., Noy. 30.-The Boston college football eleven is taking every possible precaution against loss, in the final game with Holy Cross Saturday, of its distinction as an undefeated team. As a result practice has been made secret and nve police otneer have been called on to guard against interlopers. Behind a fence the team was going through its anus yestcraay when word was sent to Couch Cavan- naugh that a Holy Cross scout was on the field. Signals were switched, the team was hurriedly changed about, and search made for the opposing scout. The laugh wa general when it was found that one of the policemen ' the supposed scout, and that report was bused on tlie tact mat in con versa tion he had said he had a brother at tending Holy Cross college. DANVILLE FARMER FINED On Charge of Keeping Liquor With In tent to Sell Danville, Nov. 30. Four officers from St. Johnsbury visited the farmhouse of Milo Baird Sunday afternoon with a search warrant and found four bottles of Canadian high wine and brought it to the county jail at St. Johnshury. The farmer was held on the charge of keeping liquor with intent to sell. He pieaaea guiliy in municipal coun vr terday and was fined $300 and costs of $37. "lie was slso sentenced to the house of correction at the state prison for not less than four nor more than 12 months. His prison sentence was remitted and he was placed in the care of the probation officer. SUE FOR $2,500. Joha W. and Catherine McDonald Plain tiffs in Collision Case. Suit has been brought in Washing ton count v court by John W. and Catherine McDonald against H. A. Bar ber of Irasburg for $2,500 damages to themselves and their automobile in a collision of machines. It is understood that the Barbers have brought a simi lar suit against Mr. McDonald. HEININGER CALEF. Barre Dentist and Washington Woman Married in Burlington. Word has been received in Barre of the marriage of Dr. F- F. Heininger of Barre and Miss Leona Calcf of Washington, wWh took place lat night at r-'t. Paul's Epicopsl church in Burlington. DESTROYING EVIDENCE Was Charge Brought Against 16 Mea in New York. New York. Nov. 30. Sixteen of the 20 members of the Employing Metallic Furring and Lathing asvx-iation were arrested to-day on charges of dstroy ing evidence needed by the legisistive committer invct;gsting the building trust. Thev pleaded not guilty and were held in'$l,"O0 each. A LUNATIC SHOT DEAD When He Failed to Obey aa Order te Halt. Fnnis. County Clare, Ireland, Nov. 0 ovb'sry contingent today raided the Clare lunatic ay!nt ear Inn is.. inmate who rcfurd to oty an oror to ban was snot e.i. it i asserted. FUNERAL OF C. G. SCOTT Was Held Yesterday Afteruoon Burial , at Hope Cemetery The funeral of Charles G. Scott, whose death occurred Saturday morn inrr ut. thn Pembroke sanitarium in Pem broke, N. H., where he had been placed but a week, was held from his late home on Avers street yesterday after noon, beginning at 2 o'clock.. Rev. Frank 0. Hokerk, pastor of the Univer salis church, officiated at tha services during which .services of the Masonic . . , . j r, a. 1 - lodge were soiemnizea. .. ideaiiou from both the Masonic lode.and Clan Gordon, No. 12, 0. S. C, of which Mr. Scott was a member, attended the funeral and were among those who pre sented as symbols of their esteem large bououets of flowers. The floral tributes were both larce and beautiful. The remains weretakeu to Hope cemeterv for burial with the assista-nce of Edward Tobin, Willism Holden, Walter Scott, William Thom, John Leith and - Andrew Young, the pall bearers. Here from out of town to attend the funeral were Mrs. Lucia of Bur lington, Miss Lida Scott of Montreal, and Norman Tobin of Nashua, N. H. FUNERAL OF ELLEN HAMEL Was Held Yesterday from St. Monica's , Church. Funeral services for little Ellen Uamel, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hamel, whose death occurred in Newport, R. I., Thursday night and whose body was brought to Barre for burial, were' held yesterday morning from St. Monica's church. Death came to her after an illness with pneumonia. At the libera services, which began at 0 o'clock, Rev. P. M. McKenna was assisted in the choir by Mrs. Charles Smith and organist. Missr. Beatrice Papin. The remains were taken to the vault in Elmwood cemetery to remain until next spring,when burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery on Beck ley street. The bearers were Paul Tier ney, Joseph Hennes, Maurice White and Edward Hamel. RUTLAND MAN GETS D. S. C. Dr. Ray E. Smith Was Captain in Medical Corps. Rutland. Nov. 30. Dr. Ray E. Smith of this City received notification yester day that he had been awarded the dis tinguished service cross for valor ia action during the World war. Dr. Smith served as a captain in the medi cal corps, attached to the 101st in fantry, 2tSth division, w The medal, the message stated, would be officially awarded at some future time, the exact place and time to be designated later. With the exception of the medal of honor, which is only awarded by a vote of Congress, the distinguished service croas is the highest awsrd of the A-ierican army. It is given only for the most except ional gallantry iu action. Of the former there were fewer than 70 awarded among the entire American expeditionary forces. ' Dr. Smith left this state with the 1st Vermont regiment. THERIAULT SEEKS SUPPORT In Quest for Appointment as U. S. District Attorney. Rutland, Nov. 30. Willism N. Ther lault of the law firm of Theriault 4 Hunt, Montpelier, was in this city yes terday seeking support in his candi dacy for appointment to the office of I ni'ted States district attorney of Ver mont, when the Republican administra tion takes the rudder, the present in cumbent, V. A. Bullsrd of Burlington, being a Democrat. It is understood that a number of local attorneys prom ised the man from the state capital their backing. Mr. Theriault is a prom inent Washington county lawyer. It is expected that he will have plenty of opposition in seeking the of fice. Ex-Senator Harry B. Amey of Island Pond, former state's attorney of Essex county, is an avowed candidate and the names of Warren K. Austin snd Major Henry B. Shaw, both of Burlington, are being discussea as pos sible timber. TALK OF THE TOW N Mrs. Charles Robar was called to her former home in Northfield. this morn ing by the serious illness of tn-r mother. Nalvadore Caselini, who has been visiting in Barre over the week-end, has returned to Boston, w here he is at tending a business school. Mrs. Bernice Martin and daughter have returned to their home in Flain field, after visiting several days at the home of Mrs. Leona Pitkin of Jefferson st reet. Mies Teresa Mochetti of B street and Miss Mary Berini ha returned to Barre. after having visited at the home of Miss Berini's parents in Bethel for a few davs. " Miss Lvdia Scott of Montreal, who came to Barre to attend the funeral of her cousin, the late Charles Jcott, which took place yesterday afternoon is passing a few days here with rela fives. Miss Madine Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Rogers, has re turned to Proctor high school to con tinue teaching English and Latin, after rmovinir the no idav recess ai ner home on Orange street. Miss Velma Coffin and friend, who spent Thanksgiving snd the week end at her home on Washington street, re turned Sunday night to Albany. N. Y, where Miwi Coffin has a busincs position in the Haven Electric com pany's office. Nelson Browne and friend. George McDermott, who accompanied Browne to his home to spend Thanksgiving, have returned to Hanover. N. H. Browne, captain of the Ivil varsity basketball team, and McDermott both join the eo,uad in practice this week. Attorney H. W. Sjtt. supreme war den of the New England Orirr of Tro tection. leave to-night for Boston and Fail River. Ma., where for the re mainder of the week be will he busy at tending special meetings cf the order and attend;ng to ofVi work. Mrs. Ko Galli of 410 North Msin 'tret, who was arreted CM. 23. for keeping intoiirsting bquor with intent to -ll and who later pleads-d guilty to the charge, appesrd in city court yes terday fcT ienr. which was $W snd cots of $21 V The rmrt hd been h.M crien fr sentence after the plea f fK-t fi.lty wis rHae-d to po.Jty Mr, f.tl.i psi-d the tine and cot and was released. PRICE, TWO CENTS. PAID $1,000 FINE IN LIQUOR GASH r"sr George E. Rolfe of Little ton, N. H., Pleaded Guilty at Montpelier To-day BROUGHT 204 QTS. '; Other Matters Disposed o at Opening of U. S. Court To-day In United States district Montpelier to-day George E court Rolfe Littleton, N. H., pleaded guilty t bringing 204 quarts of whiskey tnt the United States and was fined $1,000 which he paid, tdjetber with costs. Th companion case Of Edward Cardell wa nol prossed as it was found that Car dell had nothing to do with the vi lation. These cases were among the man w-hich are to be heard at the presen session of the court, the term bavin opened this morning. Napoleon Blais of Suncoqk, N. H pleaded guilt v to t violation of th Volstead law in bringing in three ga Ions of alcohol, and he was fined $7. with costs, which he paid.. W Hackett and M. L. Guerry, Rutlan railroad brakemen of Rutland wer each fined $.50, with costs, I having liquor in their possession, th former having four quarts and the la ter five quarts. Darius Tetreault of Manchester, N H., pleaded guilty to violation of th immigration laws by bringing Je Beadetfe into the United States. Tet reault was fined $100, with costs, an was sentenced to serve one day Washington county jail. The compar ion case against Laura Tetreault ws nol prossed. Action brought against Onias Jovall of Newport and James Greenwood of Lyndon, charging thei with failure to fill out questionnaire in the World war, were nol prossed. It w-as announced that the thre cases against the Central Vernioi railroad, growing out of an sodden at a grade crossing in Berlin on Jul 30, 1918, had been settled. There wer three suits because of the death Peter Cochie of Sheffield, one brough by the administratrix, another by tl widow and another by the son, ag gregating1 $75,000. It is understood that settlement was reached for $8,00 for a totaL At the opening of court Judge H. H Howe charged the jury, giving thei some aavice, inciuninj; caution afiaiii' a compromise verdict' which, he state would be groundsrfor setting aside an verdict that might be given. Owing to the expectation that man of the criminal eates would be cleane up without trial the jury was excuse until 0 o'clock Thursday nutrning, s which District Attorney V. A. Bu lard said he would be ready to tr any cases not disposed of. Several at 'orneys and respondents have alrcad arrived in Montpelier to answer charges of violation of the federal pro hunt ion law. There are said to be :i many as 75 respondents due to n pear in court during the next tw weeks. Sheriff Tracy of Washinjrto county is preparing to accommodat many more prisoners in t ne county js than have been iu that institution f weeks. Four prisoners, who have been in tli Chittenden county jail since last sum mer, were, brought to the W ashingtn county jail last night by Deputy I S. Marshal George F. Lackey, and tw more prisoners were brought this mon ing bv Deputy Marshal F. II. Chapma of Rutland. Thec tw-o are W iliiam .' HutJRett and Marcus L. Guerry of Rut land, both of whom are brakemen c the Rutland railroad, who are charge with possession of liquor contrary t law. EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGED Ismsy K. Garrity of Wilder Accuse of Taking $1,000 While Postmistress. Ismay K. Garrity' of Wilder ws brought to Montpelier last night To United States Marshal Arthur Carper, ter on the charge of violation of th' penal code 22.". which is in realiti a charge of embetzlement of goverti ment funds. It is alleged that whih postmistresa at' Wilder. Mrs. Garriti took about $1,000 funds belonging t the federal government for her persor al use. It is alleged that the fund were missing when the inspector vi ited the office in October. Mrs. Garrity was released on $1,0(" bail. JUDGMENT FOR PLAINTIFF. Ia Aja ts. Gomes Entered in WasHl ton County Court. The adjourned session of Washing ton county court reconvened short'" sfter 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. Th first matter disposed of wa that o the case of Aia vs. Gomel, in whic judgment fr the plaintiff for the sur of $.S. was entered upon motion c Roliert Susens, attorney for the plain tiff. After that, the cae of Mains! Brothers e. A. N'. Kossi was com menced. It is rclstne to the tmo amount which the defendant kept fo fhe plaint iff, commencing about Ja uary. Ifl". The plaintij called th' defendant to the witness stand as th first witness and the afternoon ws spent in reading in" the records c the testimony relative to the way whk-b mnti'v i pent for a cettaii period of time, the rherkbook hem used at considerable length. -Among t'e from out of tow a her In attend the funeral of little MrH f'llpti Hanr-I were Mrs. Hsmels fs nsmris in New Yor" New r: of SprV? ther. Jum-s Pin. from Citv. Mrs. V E. tobin of Citv. Mrs. l.srrn Jones field. Ms Mr. Me Wallas Cl:ritbfU' Wsllsce of Momvilv Mr. and M-. Mvrow Psv iws of Wol ontt. Mr. an1 Mrs. t 1-ntow 1 horr psyws from Pla infield 'and M'ss Arna Is son from M''rl; r.