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BARRE
DAILY
TIMES
VOL. XXIV. NO. 258.
BAIUtK, VERMONT, MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 1921.
PRICE, TVVp CENTS.
AUTOMOBILE SEIZURE
IN LIQUOR HANDLING
IS HELD TO BE LEGAL
CONGRESS WILL
MEET APRIL
500 ATTENDED OLDER
BOYS' CONFERENCE
SUnitcd States Supreme
; Court Hands Down Opin-
j ion Declaring That Such
Seizure Is Authorized
I Whether or Not the Own
i er Has Been Found Inno-
1 cent.
UNITED STATES SENDS
PROTEST TO JAPAN
PECISION
WAS MADE ON
l GEORGIA CASE
Chief Justice White Was
. Again Too III to Be Pres
ent on "Decision Day" in
the Court, Being De
tained at Home on Ad
vice of Physician.
.Washington, D. C, Jan. 17. -Seizure
pf automobile r other conveyances
n which liquors are transported il
legally is authorized whether or not the
tnvner of the conveyance has been
found innocent of contravening the law,
(lie supreme court h?ld to-day in de
ciding a case from Georgia.
U. S. Railroad Administration Not
Inynune.
The supreme court refused to-day
to review a judgment of the supreme
court of California, holding that the
L'nited States railroad administration
was not immune from damage suits
rising from the operation of a com
pion carrier in that state.
Chief Justice White Still 111.
Chief Justice White was absent again
to-day when the supreme court con
vened for its regular weekly "decision
day." It was said that he had fully
recovered from his recent illness but re
gained r,t home by advice of his physi
cian. THE BREAKING'S"
AUTHOR DIED OF
HER BURNS
plisa Margaret Steele Anderson's Dress
Caught Fire As She Was Seated
Before Open Grate.
Louisville, Ky., Jan. 17. Miss Mar-
faret Steele Anderson, for 21 years
iteiary critic for the Louisville Eve
fiing Post and author of a number of
loems, died at her home here last
(light of burns suffered January 2 when
Jier dress caught fire before an open
f rate.
Her poem. .'"The Breaking," was
Jvidcy read to American soldiers in
p rance and in army camps at home in I
fuiswcr to the mens queries lor Justin
fat ion of American participation in the
orld war.
DEATH OF BENEFACTRESS.
Wrs. Cyrus Hall McCormick Died at
Chicago After Brief Iillnetj.
Chicago, Jan. 17. Mrs. Cvru Hall
?IeCormick, wife of the chairman of
directors of the International Harves
lr company, died at a hospital this
looming, after a lirief illness.
One of the most notable of her manv
Jienefaet ions was the Elizabeth Me
Cur in irk memorial endowment fund,
founded in 1!HW, for improving the
fondition of child life in the United
Stales. More than 1.INMJ rommuiii
lies have Ix-cn benefited. It was in
lucmory of her only daughter, who died
fn l!MI,i when 12 years old.
SLIGHT ENTHUSIASM
FOR BRIAN!) CABINET
Fria Newspapers Are Inclined to Be
Sarcastic New Ministry to
Present Itself This
Week.
Pari. Jan. 17.- Little enthusiasm
Was to-day evidenced by newspaper
fiver the new Hriand cabinet. The Jour.
iay -ays: "It contains every clement
rxcept simon pure royalists and rom
ruuniets." 1 he Figaro, wh'uli ardent It support -rd
former President Poincare for the
remiership. exprc-ed '! disappoint
Ilent. naymg: "It i the usual patch
work mini-try according to the pre
war formula."
It is probable the new ministry will
ir.cnt it-e!f before the hniber of
iipiitte Wednesday or Thursday.
STORM MOVING EASTWARD
Warning of It CoTers Coast As Far
South as Cape Henry, Va.
New York. .In. 17. The weather bfl
u ..iav i-siml the follow ing urn
luc T a fi..rthrt Hmm fro-n (ape
Against Continued Occupation of Si
beria by Japanese Troops. Lang
don Shooting Furnishes
Opportunity.
Tokio, Jan. It! (By the Associated
Press). Government officials have not
as yet made, public the text of the
American note protesting against the
shooting of naval Lieutenant W. H
Langdon bv. a Japanese sentry at
Vladivostok. Publicists, however, ex
press the belief that Washington has
not only asked reparation, with guar
antees removing a probability of sim
ilar incident in the future, but also
has again pointed out to Japan the
wisdom of reducing if not withdraw
ing altogether, her troops from the
country where sue possess now sover
eign rights, but the littoral of which
is dominated by her military power.
This would open the only thorny
question, which Japan herself has been
finding difficulty in settling. A divi
sion of .opinion exists in government
circles as to the Siberian problem, it
is reported here. Leaders of the mili
tary party insist Japanese troops
should remain in Siberia, while the
peace party is seeking ways and means
to abandon an adventure which, it is
claimed, is ruinously expensive and
without hope of compensation. The
impression exists here that Japan will
insist upon solving the question in her
own way and at her own time, if for
no other reason than to assert the
doctrine that she is paramount in the
far east.
The Hara cabinet appears to retain
its full strength, and it is believed
it will survive the impending session
of the diet, at which relation between
this country and America will be discussed.
The correspondent of the Associated
Press, who has just returned to Tokio
from a visit to many of the larger cit
ies of the far east, found some uneasi
ness everywhere recording relations
between Japan and the United States.
In well-informed circles these mis
givings appeared to be based more
upon what was described as "Japan's
resentment to anv American policy cal
culated to curb Japanese expansion in
Asia" than upon (be California ques
tion. The latter problem while touch
ing Japan's national prestige and the
interests of Japanese in America, is
apparently not regarded with the same
seriousness as the question of Japan's
vital interests near Nippon.
In diplomatic circles here the opin
ion prevails that the situation does
not justify the pessimism noticeable
outside the borders of the Japanese em
pire. Un the contrary, it takes tne
view that the attitude of both the
Tokio and Washington governments is
based on confidence that a solution for
troublesome matters now in the fore
groimd will be discovered. Japan's
popular protests airainst California
legislation appear to have been fol
lowed bv an attitude of patience and
restraint, cognizance being- taken of
the fact that America has encountered
genuine difficulties in finding a solu
tion for the triple problem of satisfy
ing popular opinion on the Pacific slope.
serving Americas national interests
and meeting Japan's desires.
Efforts of the American state de
partment, through Ambassador Roland
S. Morris, have profouny impressed
the Japanese with the fairness of the
United States.' For this reason the
killing of Lieutenant Langdon is gen
uinely regretted here because it is be
lieved it will have the effect of re
opening the entire question of Japa
nese military occupation of Siheria.
concerning which America ha in the
past sent several protests to Tokio.
FOOD AND FUEL
LAW REMAINS
Special Session Will Be
Called By Incoming
President
Which Was Held at St. Johnsbury Be
ginning Friday and Concluding
Last Night.
Ht. Johnsbury, Jan. 17. More than
SOU buys have been in attendance at
the OMer Boys' Conference, which
opened Friday night. The officers of
the conference are: President, Ralph B.
Dwinell, Montpeliw seminary; vice
president, Harold E. Swasey, St. Johns
bury; secretary, Derwood L. Smith',
But Resolution Now Ap
proved Repeals Most Spe
cial War-time- Laws
SENATE JUDICIARY
, COMMITTEE ACTED
Resolution Amended to
Continue Operation of
Food and Fuel Act
Washington, I). C, Jan. 17.The
House resolution proposing repeal of
most special war-time lawn was ap
proved to-day by the Senate judiciary
committee. L'nder a committee
amendment, the operation of the food
and fuel contract act would be con
tinued.
BURELY TOBACCO
IS AGAIN ON SALE
After Delay of 13 Days Due to Efforts
of Growers to Force Prices to
Higher evel. .
Lexington, Ky., Jan. 17. Selling of
the 11120 crop of burley or cigarette
tobacco, in central Kentucky, Indiana
and Ohio was resumed to-day after a
delay of 13 days, due to efforts of
growers to force prices to a higher
level. Promises that they will do all
in their power to make a satisfactory
market have been made by manufac
turers who purchase most of the crop
Sales on the Lexington market
opened at warehouses where auctions
wen? going on when the markets were
closed.
Warehouse men refused to accept ex
tremelv low grades for sale. Buyers
for the Jbig tobacco companies have as
sertod that 2.5 per cent of the crop is
of low .Vrade which cannot be used in
the American trade.
House Ways and Means
Committee
REP. FORDNEY SAYS
AFTER CONFERENCE Troy Conference academy; assistant
j secretary, Warren II. Adams, Burr and
Gave Information to the ; The j-ev. g w. HjnckWi fouilder of
the Good Will farm at Hinckley, Me.,
Edgar R. Brown, president of the St.
Johnsbury Commercial club, the Rev.
Francis R. Poole, pastor of the South
Congregational church, St. Johnsbury,
Prof. Theodore H. Wilson of St. Johns
bury academy, Orrie B.. Jwiks, St.
Johnsbury, Ralph B. Dwinell, Montpe
lier seminary, Arthur ,). Hidden,
chairman of the State V. M. C. A. com
mittee, were among the speakers.
At the meeting Saturday morning
the Rev. Arthur Hewitt of Plainficld,
Prof. F. B. Jenks of the University of
Vermon, and Prof. K. W. Weaver, lec
turer on vocational guidance at the
teachers' college, Columbia university,!
and director of the occupational read
justment service of the International V.
AI. C. A., were the speakers
The devotional service was conduct
ed by the Rev. H. B. Rankin of New
Washington, D. C, Jan. 17. President-elect
Harding practically has de
cided to call a special session of the
new Congress on April 4, members of
the ways and means committee were
informed to-day by Chairman Fordney,
who has just returned from a confer
ence with Mr. Handing at Marion, O.
Mr. Fordney, it is understood, told
Mr. Harding that the date of the ses
sion had, a direct bearing on the tariff
revision hearings which the committee
is now conducting and it was said that
Mr. Harding informed him that April
4 had practically been decided upon.
W HITMAN EXPECTS
TO GET DETECTIVES
ESCORT ARRESTED FOR
JEWELRY THEFT
Miss Katherine L. Gibbons Had Been
Warned By John Burke of the
Danger of Footpads.
Chicago, Jan. 17. Mrs. Katherine L.
Gibbon of Cleveland, before going to
the theatre last nigM, left her diamond
rings at the home of friends, when her
escort, John Burke, warned her of the
danger of footpads. When she returned
the rings were gone.
In reporting the loss to the police,
she rasiaally mentioned that Burke left
the theatre in the second act and re
turned late, ille was arrested but re
leased. He went to police headquarters to
day and demanded an apology. The po
lice, becoming suspicious, re-arresied
him and say they found the rings in
his possession.
FRANKLIN'S BIRTHDAY
SILENTLY OBSERVED
After To-day's Session of Grand Jury
at Which Hyland and Enright
Were Subpoenaed to
Testify.
New York, Jan. 17. Mayor Hylan
and Police Commissioner Knright were
summoned to appear to-day before a
grand jury, which is investigating the
city administration.
Ex-Governor Charles S. Whitman,
who is conducting the inquiry, said he
would question them regarding Com
missioner Knright' refusal to furnish
detectives to aid in the grand jury in
search of evidence. He wanted to know
of Mayor Hylan particularly if the
commissioner's letter resulted from any
agreement between them.
'T expect the detectives I want will
lie furnished after to-day," said Mr.
Whitman. "If they are not, they will
be by the end of the week." Police rec
ords affecting stolen automobiles and
strike cases also were subpoenaed.
Rumors still persisted to-day despite
repeated denials, that Commissioner
Knright would resign.
STRIKE EXTENDSjSf
m f T1TTTT1 rtiniTTIrt
111 HIvF ( 1 1 II HS MauriM Keough, 10i of Graniteville
1 V 1 1 I 1-4 VI 1 1 LiU i Was So Badlv Injured About
the Head He May
Not Live.
Hovering between life and death, and
still unconscious, lies little Maurice
Keough of upper Graniteville, the 10-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
Keough, at the Barre City hospital.
The little lad was all but killed Satur-
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A HART) nnitfTIP.ST
j ' 1 asy
McElwain Shoe Plants Sev
er All Relations With
United Shoe Workers
UNION PROMISES
Plans to Put Out Pickets in
Front of Company's
Factories
Manchester, N. II., Jan. 17. The
strike declared Saturday night by the
United States Shoe Workers of Ameri
ca against the W. H. McKlwain plants
in this city, Keene, Newport, Merri
mack and Boston. Mass., started this
morning. The company has perma
nently severed all relations with the
L'nited Shoe Workers, declaring its fac
tories open to employes who wish to
deal directly with the manufacturers
through committees and accept a wage
reduction, while the union, through
port, and a song service was led by Jonn nanerty, secretary 01 tne joint
Frank H. Brooks. I council of the local branch, announces
In the afternoon there were visits to its intention of givinir the McKlwain
the Athenaeum, the Fairbanks Museum , t,,j .;r ; : i,,i.
of Natural Science, and the Fairbanks
scale w-orks. In the evening an address ln for one-
was given by Clarence K. Shedd at the The United Shoe Workers plan to
North Congregational church. A song have pickets patrol in front of tfcf
service was led by Frank H. Brooks, MtElwain factories and warn awav
the St. Johnsbury academy orchestra
played and the double male quartet
from the Vermont state school of agri
culture sang.
Sunday morning the delegates at
tended church services, special pro
grams lieing arranged. Last evening
the Rev. (. W. Hinckley gave an ad
fjress on "Spasmodic Running." The
closing service last evening was held
bv State Y. M. C. A. Secretary Byron
.. Clark.
employes.
TEXTILE MILLS SHOW'
SOME IMPROVEMENT
Several in Pawtucket are Re-Opening
or Adding Hours to Their
Schedules.
Pawtucket. R. L. Jan. 17. Textile
RECREATION FORBIDDEN, manufacturers report improvement in
business which fs restricted bv several
BOY HANGED HIMSELF
Oliver C Chaney of Leominster, Mass.,
Not Allowed to Go Skating and
to Attend Basketball
Game.
Leominster, Mass., Jan. 17. Curtail-
arranging an extended time schedule
for their mills. The Jenks Spinning
company, employing 2,500, after being
closed last week, resumed to-day with
seceral departments on a four- and
five-day schedule. Lorrain Manufactur
ing company employing SJ.fMfO changes
from a three davs a week to a five-
and his fleeting sled crashed into the
standing automobile of Fred Letour
neau on the Graniteville road.
The car was stalled by Mr. Letour
neau at the extreme right of the road
jifst above the Bout well station in
Graniteville, when three little lads
came dashing down the hill on sleds. He
turned his car, a new Studebaker, to
the extreme right of the road, fearing
that some one of them would become
bewildered and run into him. The first
three steered by safely but little Ke
ough evidently lost control of his sled
when it started down the steep pitch
near this point and, when he new un
der the car, his head struck a grease
cup and broke it off completely.
His skull was punctured on the right
side and a piece of ,bone as large as a
quarter destroyed some brain tissue
deep cuts ran the length of his face on
the left side, all the teeth on the low
er left side of his jaw, except ifke, were
knocked out; his lower jaw was frac
tured, and his left thigh was broken.
The lad went under the car at terrific
speed and, when, Mr. Letourneau and
Miss Beatrice Duquette, his cousin, rid
ing with him, endeavored to get the
lad out he had to be taken out between
the front and rear wheels. Mr. Letour
neau rushed him to the home of Dr. K.
H. Bailey, nearby, in his car, and the
doctor, after administering first aid,
brought the boy in the same car to
the Barre City hospital and there per
formed the operation required to re
move the skull bone from the brain,
as well as other operations.
No blame is attached to Mr. Letour
neau, driver of the car, who resides in
upper Graniteville and who is employed
on tne quarries as an engineer.
BEST CALMLY
ADMITS MURDER
Pleaded Guilty to Slaying
His Wife at Milford,
N. H., in December
WHEN ARRAIGNED
AT MANCHFR
TV
Best Was Then Ajnced
to Imprison' for
JO
RI11 nil'.nifiiH "
,1
sk , Jan. li. William
J. Best of Milfoid pleaded guilty to
murder in the firs', degree in superior
court here this morning when arraigned
on the charge of killing his young
wife, Dora Belle Best, at their home
in Milford early in December. He was
sentenced to life imprisonment. Best
heard the sentence calmly.
MRS. QUINT FREED
IN HOMICIDE CASE
SPAULDING STUDENTS
RAISED $584.77
NEW YORK TO FIGHT
FEDERAL CONTROL
LIEUT. LANGDON'S W IFE
COMMITTED SUICIDE
When She Learned of Her Husband's
Death at the Hands of Japa
nese Sentry.
Manila. Jan. 17. The Russian wife
of Lieutenant Warren II. Langdon of
Boston, who was killed by a Japa
nese sentry at Vladivostok recently.
ended her life upon learning of his
death, according to a Renter dispatch
from Vladivostok.
DOESN'T BELIEVE STORY
That Langdon'a Wife Killed Herself.
Doesn't Believe Langdon Married
Boston. Jan. 17. William C. Lan?
don. father of Lieutenant Warren -H.
Ijinedon, U. S. V, who was killed by
a Japanese sentry at Vladivostok a
week ago. enuird the report that his
Russian wife had committed suicide
sfter his death. It -was absurd, he
said. "My son was not married. Of
that I am confident. He a man
who reie-ted all women vet had de
clared positively he would never mar-
rv. I am sure he left no wife.
Mr. Langdon a d aler in art goHl
in the Jamaica Pls'n d'trKt here,
where his son made his home when
ah"re
CHURCHILL SECRETARY
TO BRITISH COLONIES
By Thousands of Philadelphians Who
Stopped to Glance at the Grave
in Christ Church Burial
Ground.
Philadelphia, Jan. 17. Thousands of
Philadelphians, who daily pass the iron
irate that protect, the entrance to
Christ church burial grounds in the
wholesale business district of Philadel
phia without glancing inside, today
paii-ed to have a look and pay tribute
to Benjamin Franklin, whose grave
and that of his wife are just within the
gates.
The 2l."th anniversary of Franklin's
birth was observed by many organiza
tions in the cit v.
TO SETTLE CLAIMS
Shipping Board to Act on Cancellation
of Contracts.
Washington, I). C, Jan. 17. IVcision
to take jurisdi-tion over claims aris
ing out of cancellation of contracts for
the const ruct ion of wiNsh-n ships was
annoiimed to-day by the shipping
board.
Rrpresentaf ite of the Kmergensv
Wood Shipbuilders' association recently
ct it lom-d thf hoard to take jurisdic
tion over thes Unn rath-r than re
quire their settlement in the civil
court. They estimated That between
asjinodoo Bd tlo.iNMMUMi involved.
Of Waterpower Rights on Boundapr
Streams Validity of Each Law
May Be Tested.
Albany, X. Y., Jan. 17 Attorney
General Newton to-day took action de
signed to protect the state's waterpow.
er rights. Challenging the jurisdiction
of the federal power commission, he
filed objections to the application made
by" 12 New York corporations for leave
to utilize the waters of the St. Iaw
renee and Niagara rivers for power purposes.
I lie objections will he argued before
the federal commission in Washington
Jan. 2
The state is attacking the Ksch wa
terpower law, permits the federal com
mission to exact a rental for use of the
water of boundary streams and gives it
complete control over waterpower sites.
Attorney General Newton said that
if his objection should Is overruled he
would institute an action to test the
validity of the Ksch law.
He takes the position that the prov
ince of the federal government with
respect to these waters is limited to
matters concerning their navigability.
CABINET POSSIBILITIES
VISITED HARDING
merit of his recreation is believed by I , 111 t. " ,
' I oav schedule. The evnovset eoinnanv
-1 . t ri : f ..... c-l in 1 - -
I employing 1,000 liecins a nve-ana-a-
year-old Leominster high school boy, to mif ,av schedule after operating some
have been one of the reasons for hanging I departments three and others four
himself In th sttic of a deserted farm- any a week.
1 rn ac . , , . .. The Smith Webbing company em
u'juse, w varus irom itw u nis i , , . , - .. j..n
paren s. Mr. and Mrs. George C. Chan- '.'"J1" '"' J""' If
i c 1 - . Tk v 1 .. tinip. The rotter mm Jonnton Ma
ry, oitiuumv nun ihmmi. a ii imhiv vhi . . . M ,
rLA .,..'.i t,, . ; .. ''""e eompany began a , Vhour day
, - j, 11 " 1 to-day, but took back ".00 men sua
frantic search 'when the boy failed to IM'ml"d tw U a
return home for sunoer Saturday niilit.
Chaney had told his mother Saturday STRI KE OR LOCKOUT?
afternoon that he was going to look for
a rope with which to tlx a double run
ner sled. Immediately after the father
found the hod v. he reported to the med
ical examiner. Dr. George P. Norton of
Fitchburg, that he believed the bov
killed himself because of the psycholog
ical effect of the rope hanging from the
beam. Dr. Norton has accepted that
explanation, it is reported. His com
panions say that the boy felt unhappy
because his parents would not allow
him to skate and forbade him to attend
a basketball game.
Enfield, Me., Woman Was Charged with
Shooting Percy Campbell in
Her Dooryard.
Bangor, Me., Jan. 17. A verdict of
acquittal was returned in the superior
court here in the manslaughter case of
Mrs. Michael Quint of Knfield, charged
with killing Percy Campbell in her
dooryard on Sept. II, shortly after
Campbell and his brother had returned
in their automobile with Mrs. Quint's
two daughters, who they had taken on
an afternoon's ride to Lincoln against
their mothers wishes. The defense
claimed that the shooting was accidental.-
The jifry was out 13 minutes.
FEW' CHANGES LIKELY
IN APPOINTMENTS
ANYWAY PLANT CLOSED
Municipal Printing Plant in Boston Idle
Because of Differences.
GREEKS RETREATING
According to the Report of Turkish
Nationalists.
Const sntinople, .ln. 17 (By the A
ciat"d Prr The defeat of the
t.reek force by the Turkish national
ist in a piulied buttle m-r I'skishehr.
the jum-tion of the Bagdad hoe with
the railroad to Anprera. is claimed tr
the nationalist prr at Anjrora, the
liondri, -Inn. 17 - Winston Spem-er 1 nationalist capital.
( hnrrLill. t ( war niriier. it i re-! The l.rer'ks. who hd mmie r-ttiidT-
Wr Minister Is Said to Be Slated to
Succeed Viscount Milner.
Low den and Hays Were in Marion, 0.,
To-day for Confer
ences. Marion, )., Jan: 17. Frank . Low
den, former governor of Illinois, and
a leading a candidate last year forthe
ltepublican presidential nomination,
was called into consultation by Iresi
dent elect Harding to day to discuss va
rious problems of the coming adminis
tration. Mr. Ixiwden has lieen mentioned for
a cabinet portfolio and for a diplo
matic mission, with spoliation favor
ing the latter.
Will II. Hays, the Hepublican nation,
al chairman, was another caller. Mr.
Hays' appointment as postmaster gen
eral has been forecast, by those in the
confidence of the president-elect and.
it is understood to-dav, Mr. Harding de
sired to go over with him the entire
cabinet sttustion.
On the day's appointment list also
were Walter S. Dickey, a prominent
Kansas City Kepuldican: Irving H.
Griswold, Pittsburgh, X. Y., and Jacob
S Coxey, Massiloii. .. the one time
leader of "Coxev'a army."
HARVARD'S NEGROES
DISPLEASE SOUTH
Boston, Jan. 17. The municipal
printing plant stopped work to-day as
a result of labor troubles. Superintend
ent Charles S. Lawler said a strike wa
in effect. Union officials asserted it was
a lockout. Their members had with
drawn from the plant, they said, be
cause its refusal to pay the pre ailing
wage scale automatically constituted
a lockout. About 100 persons are in
volved, of whom only a few went to
work to-day.
The controversy has to do with a
wage increase of )M a week paid by pri
vate plants since October. Demands
As Contribution to the Suffering Chil
dren of Europe Most of It
By "Tag Day."
The euorts of Spauhling boys and
girls last Friday and Saturday saved
59 lives of starving European children
for a month, at least, and probably
some other boy - and girls in Montpcl
ier raised enoiiirh to save that same
o9 for another month. Bv that time
some other high school children will
have responded to the call of "help"
that is ringing in unison from millions
of starving people in Europe and the
far east, and food and provisions
rniniglt to give them strength will be
supplied during this great winter of
famine.
There are 4S.- rhildren in Ktiuiil.lmf 1 nri' inclined towards experience and
cuKitmv. .-Minor 01 I H? VOIIlllllSSlOIIfl s
seem to feel a little uneasy about
their appointments. It is understood
the most of the appointments will be
mad;! liefore February 1st.
The junket, which apparently was
planned for this week, was upset by
lieing referred to a committee, which
delays the proposition, so that it does
not look as though the trip would be
taken this week to the state institutions.
Gov. Hartness Inclines Toward Keep
ing Officials in Office, So It Is
Said.
'The Vermont Senate will convene
this evening, but the House will not-
commence work again until Tuesday
morning. There are a couple of bills
to be introduced in each house and
there may be more before evening, but
it does not look that wav now.
It is expected that Governor Hart
ness will make ome of his appoint
ments the latter part of the week and
complete the list next week, although
something may take place to upset this
plan. There is but little change likely,
it is understood, for Governor Hartness
Ijiw lor said.
ESPERANTO TO BE SOLD.
Title Winning Schooner Offered Along
with Others.
Gloucester. Mass., Jan. 17.-- Kspcran
to, the ft-hing schooner that won the
championship of the North Atlantn
So Track Team Will Not Go Below
the Mason and Dixon
Line.
r.,,.,1. Ma. tin IT Tha ll.r.
vard varsity 'track team 'which had r",1 lh municipal plant pay a similar
..lu. . ltt,.,. r,n f..r 1 (, .rin.r M"" err rclused ami the union state-
r4J ;n . Knl.,u ih M..nn. ment said that Mayor Peters would
i; . ,...,! ,.f .,.,! i, th. neither agree to conform to the waee
University of Virginia and the naval P1 ",id h: eyeTy plnt nor to
academv. To a communication bv Mai-p-'t.ate a separate schedule. Mipenn-
. ; .i(. t',,o..r I tendent Iawlor said the mayor an-
of athletes at' Harvard, saving that the n"W- that it would be impossihle to
Crimson team included two athletes of - ....... .r-"
negro blood, both institutions replied fh lnpr"u"? "xluded
that they considered it best under the c"-v b,"''t- .? 1,p -.ston typo-
,ir,.m.un, tl.st tr-.W m..et ..-bed-1"" r' now iH.iisuler.ng cancellation
..i.,.! ...., ir,-..rj A,;i.i,..,.M "f e increase in their plants, Mr
Ik held.
The cancellation has been made by
Harvard. Major Moore said to-day, add AFTER TWO YEARS OF LIBERTY.
ing mat he took tne initiative in tne
matter. When the dates were arranged p,. Gori01, was Fonnd in th Www1.
t lie tact that Harvard s negto memtiers - ....
might not lie welcome was not eonsid-j
ered, but subsequently both Virginia I Burlington, Jan. 17. Peter Gordon
and Annapolis were told that the Crim- I who two vears ago made a gclawav
son team included negroes and that I from the police officers while lieing
unless Harvard would be welcomed I taken to the house of correction at
with them it could not come without j Rutland to serve a sentem-e of four
them. I and a half to five vears for assault, has
"'Both the naval academy and Vir-1 leen found through the rfforts of Sher
ginia repled that there were so msnvliff James II. Allen of this city and
southerners on their teams that the! is now in Windsor, where he has be
game might proved embarrassing not I gun to serve his belated sentence.
only for them but also for the negrol Sheriff Allen and Chief of Police
members of the Harvard squad. Ac-1 Patrick J. Kus-ell on Friday went to
cordingly the southern trip has been I Skow hegan. Me., where thev appre
cancelled," said Major Moore. . hended Gordon at a lumlwr camp almut
The track team will have a spng i I.? miles from Nkow hegan. Gordon
trip, however Major More said that
Pennsylvania state college had invited
the Crimson to a dual meet there and
that one or two colleges north of the
Mn-Iixon line might be met durini
the spring re--ss.
high school. Some of them couldn't
gie more than 10 cents themselves,
but they knew others who could and
they went after them. This morning
returns had reached $.V4."7. nd still
a few of the students had not turned
in the money. lf this amount .4H7..i2
was raised by solicitation. JMOti.i) do
nated by the buys and girls themselves
Friday morning, and the remainder by
people of Barre, who were tag?ed. Sat
urday evening "stunt night" raised
another $10ti.2") sum for the Near Ka-t
relief fund. The 4,..- will be turned
over as part of the Vermont share of
the Hoover fund for European relief
work.
The stunts that the four high school
classes did were worth $liMi.i." of any
one's money. The freshman clas nre
sented three bachelor girls and their
girl guest engaeed to the same young
man. he having proposed to the harh
elor maids and eventually proposed to
the other oer the telephone in the
presence of the bachelor three.
A "Vermont operation" was the plot
of the second stunt, given by the
sophomore (lass. Drs. Winifred Mr
Hugo and F. Abbiatti couldn't agree
upon the ailments of their patient, a
large wooden barrel, covered with a
white sheet. They sawed into "him"
and brought forth articlvs lost about
the school, rubbers, hats, etc. The
question was, "wa it a cancer or a
tumor that they operated forT" Dr.
Mellngo discovered within a cancer
and removed that ailment by remov
ing the can. Dr. Abbiatti proved that
a tumor existed aNo and after some
deliberation and mmh laughter re
moved two more in cans.
A burlesque of the American soldier
in France making love to a French
maid, when neither understood the
other's language, was the foundation
of the junior stunt. And then followe.1
the senior stunt, four senior lvs, d
sipating in Mme, suffer the horrors of
delirium tremens of 191
A dance w ith a four piece orchestra
gave mori diversion for a large num
her of school children and alumni un
til 11 o'clock.
TALK OF THE TOWN
Many homes in this city, dependent
upon the McFarhind springs for their
water siipph, found their faucets un
responsive to demands late yesterday
afternoon and last evening, and many
were without water until this morn-'
ing The suction pump connected with
the springs failed to function properly
yesterday, and as the result, the water
supply was not up to normal. How
ever, the trouble was discovered early
this morning ami repaired early enough
to enable washtubs to become as use-,
ful as ever.
Twenty friends of Antonio Bianchi
gajbered at the home of John B. Kelly
on Liberty street Saturday evening to
enjoy a social eveuimr tnd farewell
party in honor of Mr. Bianchi. who last
night went to New York City, pre
paratory to sailing to Italy. Mr. Bi
anchi was presented by Mr. Kelly, in
liehalf of hi friends, a handsome black
leather traveling bag, which, he later
assured his friends, would be of great
Usefulness in his two months' stay in
Italy, and also would lie a cherished
art icle.
Statement of E. W. Kent.
iTerrv. a.. to K-port. Maine:
"Morm tr tr! mrr th t.n'f "f St.jiiaUy l:lnu;-ti nwir-,!!T stafH. h ' able advat-cs fiv the bc-sinning of
sren nu-i in; Mward will be at -! -d the jt of f-f-s -rotary r.f ttithir offensive some tn rfsys a-o. are
. p4ed by and iorthwet fle f"t the fn)ntii, in mk-ss,.,h to (- I ihw Tr fs -rt front Angora to tw with
X.A afternoon and tonight." c-ur-t Mi'nr. who rf-si-TH-d on Jsa. 7. draw in abmr this entire front.
Before the September primaries last
in races with the Canadian fisherman j summer I circulated a paper to some
IVIawanna of Halifax. N. S.. last fall, considerable extent entitled "To the
is (or sale. Her ow ner, the Gorton j Voter of Orange County," in which
Pew Fishier Co announced to-day l there was a fctstement to the effect
that the international titlehnlder and that John C. Micrburne of Randolph.
onie other vessels of its fleet were -, state's attorney of Orange county, had
ob the mmrket. There are othrr fi-h-lb"-cn hired and hril.cd not to do his
ing vessel at thi port and B-ton of j official duty. I have never had anv
greater known speed, and plan are on-: n n in Iwlieve. and do not now lc
dcrway for the building of at b'at one Jieve, that Mr. SberMirne ever
new n Horer t d fend the champion-, hiTd or hrilvwl. and I wish t pu'diHv
h p -m evt fall. o that there w ill ' apologia to lum f r my cniH-ct :n
le iw l'k of pdy ves.1 to V pre- ' w th the papr. F W. Kent.
-nt the AmrrKan fi-bermcn. I'andolph, t., Jan. IV 1!JI.
x known at the lumber camp under
the name of Johnny Marto.
Gordon tw years ago lat April
beat up Martin Belaski. a watchman
in the lumber yards, and wa arrested
on the charge of assault and senteneed
to the hou.e of correction to crve the
term mrntioned alove by Judge J. P.
I-add in city court. At Rutland Gor
don made a getaway from the police
officer taking him to serve hi term and
traeer were immediately ent out sft
er him by the sheriff, whiih resulted
in his apprehension st Skovshcrsn lat
wrk. Midriff AJb-n and Chief Rnell
TALK OF THE TOWN
Mis .1. P. Xmirse went to Boston
Saturday night to make a short busi
ness visit in the. interest of the
Adam t o. store.
The mnd it ton of Mi Gwendolyn
Pitkin, assistant superintendent of the
City hospital, who has been quite ill
at her home at 17 Krenih street, is
somewhat improved.
The Bout well, Milne i. Yariititn
Co. started lip operations on it quarry
this morning, putting nearly Ioi men
to work.
.!me !.cvic. who ha been ill at
hi home on H ll street, w a able lo
resume his dutie at the Granite Sav
ing Bank A Trust Co. tin morning
Mis Brtha Pctrie resumed her du
returned Ist evening after h-av ing the t at the .mr Fitt tor nf'-r
man in Windsor.
To correct a misijnder-tand.ng. the
telephone hs nt l-wn disconnected or
l-ing detained at her h-me for the
pt few d.v on ai-eonnt of il'nc.
Mr. I 'la .t.s-lvn -i S-.u'h U:n
treet ha gone to Hinoale. X. II .
removed from the Mel. her home at 2"!t' vi-it he for gomf to Br.vklvn. V
rrk 'r-et. It nw in tSe nme of , where she pUn to t'lumii t hr mi:
C. S Anlrows. niiTntrT 47 X. t!ie w;nr.
George X. Tilden of the Tilden Shoe
store and I- P. (Tough of the Rogers
Walk-Over limit shop have retnrned
from a 12-day journey, during which
thev stopped a few davs in Boston and
then attended the tilth annual conven
tion of the National Shoe Retailer'
association in Milwaukee, Win. About
I0.ISHI people, afliliatcd with the shoe
industry, attended the convention tat
week. 6.0OK of these being shoe deal
er from every state in the union. me
from Ala-ita, ami some from Canada.
Five hundred shoe exhibit were on
display. Some of the most notable
commercial sjieaker of the eon n try sd
dr ssed the meeting, that, together
with the convention, cost the astocia
tion approximately I ..Vm.OOO. AH
phase of the shoe industry were di-eu-sed.
and. of course, the price of it
products was one of the chief topii--.
The lm-e price of high grade shoe i
lower by three dollars a pair over that
of ta-t year at this time, it w
brought out at the convention; that
doo not niesn that the lower grade of
shoes are i hea per by the same amount,
but ralher in the same proportion. A
pair of shor. which sold for 1S last
year flow sell for f 4". It wa alt
given by an'hority' that living cost
had rcduord i-i per -ent during the pa-t
vcar. Further dcreae in t he cost of
shoe will not ocv ifr for four or five
month, leading manufacturer ant
men of all department of the indu-try
--vired th" disbr. A the rcult of
the s.nven ion fX ..Mrtv.fssl worth of or
t were ! d with l'nited State
v. pcoHtii r. t'lert hv ensbl.ng minv
lsr h.,jv to r.pen and g-v e em'
pe-ym'nt to hundred of workers-

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