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VOL. XXV. No. 181.
Although the Big Four
Brotherhoods and the
Switchmen Are Prepar-
' Jn$Ao Go Out Oct. 30,
; Other Railroad Unions
! Are Averse to Following
:' Suit ; i.'ilA
In Case There Is a Strike It
Will Not Affect the East
Immediately Railroads
Give Out Assurances that
There' Will Be No Strike
aicago, Oct. 17. While heads of the
Big Four brotherhoods and ' of the
switchmen's union prepared to meet in
Cleveland to-morrow to complete plaits
for the rail strike which they have
called for Oct, 30, union chiefs to-day
said that leaders of ome of the 11
other railroad labor organizations still
were onnosine a walkout and would
-1 j
Attempt to keep their men from join
ing with the five organizations which
have definitely committed themselves
to a strike. The "Bis Five" member
hip numbers only 400,000 of the two
million railroad employes.
Whether, the opposition of these
leaders will result in a break between
the two groups will not be fully settled
until the meeting of the general chair
men of the 11 unions here some time
this week when issuance of a formal
strike call will be voted on formally.
Several railroad labor chieftains to
day said,, however, that they believed
the majority would rule and that it
would be -rase -of "ma jority strike, j
all strike.'' They professed to see lit
tie chance of a break.
Heads of several of the If organiza
tions have announced that they will
order the walkout, while others were
more conservative in thei statements,
The brotherhoods are not members
of the American Federation of Labor
while the shop crafts 'organizations
are, and it is because of this fact that
Ihey have not always worked in com
phHe harmony.1
From the railroads assurances con
tinued te come that a strike wouM
not tie up transportation.
The brotherhoods made known that
they find revised the list of roads t
w'. h the first of the series f propose!
progressive Walkouts would start so as
to exclude the Pennsylvania lines, th
Erie railroad and the Louisville and
Kashvillc. This loaves no eastern roads
to be affected bv the first walkout.
The east would no feci the strike
until at least Nov. 1.
there would be no serious interruption
in railroad service..
- "Under present business conditions
he said, "the men would he pretty
careful before, moving to the streit,
Both sides,. lie thousrht, were "man
Loeuvring for position" at the preson
time. .-
Various Departments Begin Survey of
.Situation as Developed By Call
"" of Union Leaders.
Washington, D. C., Oct. 17. The
government through its various d
partments began to-day a survey of
the situation as developed by the call
of railroad union leaders for a gener
al strike beginning Oct. 30,
Officials from President Harding
down to departmental bureau chiet
and secret service agents were known
to be watching the situation closed
meanwhile hoping that some means
might be found for averting a paral
ysis of the nation's transportation sys
tern. The whole range of possibilities
at present was regarded ty officials, as
nebulous. ,
Postmaster General Havs in the only
public statemeil issued up to noon, de
dared "the mails will be moved."
"I am sure, the parties to the . con
troversy will not permit development
which will interfere with government
service," sad Mr. Havs. "This is no
time for statements from this depart
ment. A time may come for action. 1
sincerely trust that it will not. If it
does there will be action. The mailj
will be moved." : .
To Avert Impending Railroad Strike
Official Washington Inter
ested in Plan. '
Washington, D. C, Ort. 17. Official
Washington's interest in the impend
ing national railway strike rentered to
day in the reaction of railway execu
tives and labor leaders to the proposal
of the public group of the railroad la
bor board, of "one feasible plan" to
prevent the tie-up of the country'
transportation system.
In brief the board proposed:
(IT That the railroads immediately
put into effect freight reductions equiv
alent to the wage redactions authorized
last July.
(2) That requests for further wag
decrease be withdrawn.
(3) That the employes withdraw
their strike order pending action of
the board upon any request for fur
ther wage reductions which the car-'
rim subsequently might file.
Federal action in connection with the
strike bad been confined up to to-day
to toe conference arranged by Presi
Vnt Harding between the public group
er too labor board and the interstate
commerce commission. There was sou
expectation, however, of n statement
from Postmaster General Havs in re
ply to the announcement that ma;l
trains would not be given special eon
aideration in case the strike developed.
System of Motor Truck Transpo.ta
tion Will Be Brought Into
notion, uct. it. .Massachusetts ;s
prepared to feed its people and meet
any emergency which may arise from
a strike of railroad employae, Gov.
Cox said to-day in a statebent in which
he' expressed the opinion that there
would be no strike. A committee ap
pointed to prepare for such an amer-
gency at . the. time -of --B-. threat.ened
street railway etrike some months asjn
was called Into conference to-day by
the governor. --,'
"I -do not believe there will be any
railroad striRe," Gov. Cox said. ''I
know a great many of the employ's of
the New England railroads: I ha 'e
talked with some of them and from
what they have said to me I d ml
believe they will respond to a call for
a general strike, no matter from whom
it comes.
"But of the men employed by our
railroads have any intention of crip
plin New Kngland, we hil be a!lj to
feed our people I am certain. Elaborate
plans have already been worked out
for a motor truck service, with large
tracks traversing the main roads to
and from Boston, delivering supplies
to Smaller trucks for distributing. I
"But I am certain the railroad nieti
of Xew England understand tiie pub
lie temper, and they knojv that th- y
will have no support from.tha j.iiIim
if they abandon their duty. Rcalii
ing this, I cannot believe they w.ll
answer any call for a gener.il strike."
.Massachusetts, the governor edded
was prepared to afford protection tor
the operation of ma. I trains in th
event of a strike.
United States Will Not Join
K Against Unwarranted
To German Peace Treaty
t By a Vote of ,
71 to 7 :
Washington; D. C, Oct. 17. The
first Senate roll call; on the German
peace treaty was taken to-day and re
sulted in ft 71 to 7 rejection of tfie first
amendment offered, a proposal by Sen
ator Walsh, Democrat, Montana, to
have the United States join the other
powers in a pledge to protect Germany
against unwarranted invasion.
Senate Begins to Consider Document
to the Exclusion of Everything
. Else.
Washington, I). C.-Oct. 17. With a
final vote expected not later than
Wednesday, the Senate was prepared
to-day to 'begin consideration of the
German peace treaty, to the exclusion
of all other business, under the agree
ment limiting each senators' time to.one
hour on the treaty and ten minutes
on reservations. A vote might be
taken late to-day or to-morrow, leaders
said, as number of senators did not
plan to consume the full time alloted
to them.
While it was generally acknowledged
that there had beenome shifting of
positions, lie publican leaders were con
fident the treat r would be ratified.
Congressional Medal .-'
Honor Bestowed on
"Unknown Warrior"
General Pershing Did the
Act of Bestowing
London, Oct. 17 (By the Associated
Press). Upon the simply inscribed
slub in Westminster Abbey, which
marks the tomb of Great Britain's "vn
known warrior," was laid to-day the
highest decoration within the gift of
the American people. It v;hs the medal
of honor voted by the Congress of the
United States in reaffirmation of the
comradeship which united the Unitd
Mates and Great Britain in-the World
war. -
The official presentation was made
by George Harvev, American ambasKi
dor to the court of St. James, who de-
liverd a brief address as the rem-.
sentative of the American government
and of President Harding. The ad of
bestowing the medal was performed bv
General John J. Pershing, commander
oi the American armies in trance dur
ing the great striiirale. ' ,
, Simplicity marked the presentation
na bestowal of tho-uedal, thore be
ing only ft brief choral service pre
ceumg inese ceremonies, which were
witnessed by a distinguished assemblv
Inclilded in the group in the nave of
the historic abbey were the TJiiko of
Oonnaught, representing King George,
member of the British cabinet, heads
of governmental departments ,md at
taches of the American embassy whose
jiresenee testified to the significance t.f
event. 1 lie transepts uid tue
On Giving Authority to Their Leader
to Co Ont. "
Boston. Ort. 17. The Brnthchoo.1 of
Railroad Station Employe, an :ifl
pendent organization, probably ill
take ar-tin similar to thai if the ft.g
Fnr brotherhood in the .-"vent that
a walkout of men. hers of tJw Utter cr
pan'siatioo is ordered, P. .1. (mlf, pre -ident
of the statioo eirployp' orin
uatioa. eaid fo-dv.
The counting of ha'l.t in a f!ike
te taken by the station emi-ve-i
t ;il pr wvrd
;rr. bnt there i uo
fi-.ir.ljon. hr aided, ibt it w iil g i
the kn arVxi oier an'?ifntv to
cji'I the n,e otl "undr errtaiB
I rjd'Ft Vt ;.t said r th-ntrnt t Hst ' t hm for tbree
w furOwr .t in r an.te ihts) WerW.
Proposal to Reduce Freight Rate,
Say Stone.
Cleveland, Oct' 17. The nroposal
of the public croup of the railroad
labor board to reduce freight rate to
prevent a railroad strike would not
prove feasible. Warren S. Stone, grand
chief of the Brotherhood of Bail road
Engineers declared to-dav.
"The suggestion cannot be worked
out, Mr. Stone said. "By the time
the eduction got to the consumer it
would not amount to one half of one
per cent. The middleman would ab
sorb all of the difference."
W. (J. Ioe, president of the Brother
hood of Railroad Trainmen would make
no direct statement of the plan.
"Our understanding, and I believe
that of the public also wa that the 13
per cent waee reduction of lt .lulv
would he passed on te the public, Mr.
Lee said.'
Arc Ready to Resume Their Duties in
Case of Strike.
Morriston, X. J Oct, 17. The vol
unteer crew of wealthy bnsine men
who operated the "millionaire' spe
cial" on the Delaware. Lackawanna A
Wetern railroad, bringing commuter
to New York during the WM railroad
ctrike, are rady again for service.
By the Decision of Big Five Brother
need a.
Cliicsco. O't. 17. The e-ntij r"Cl
of railrosds in the lkout of V
rue w-fithcrli.xwu "inkiM ies the n-1
it liwimf knon to-day. Th- rr-am.
iwlude the Xew York. Xfw Hi-i
Hsnford end the IVlsware ar.d
By Federal Promise That Law and
Order Will be Maintained.
Mexico City, Oct. 17. Residents of
the city of Puebla have apparently be
reassured by federal promieea that law
nd order will be maintained that law
organized protests against actions of
the state authorities are believed to
have been quieted for some time. The
ty wa rejiorted last night a being
uovernor Hiiciiei ot the state o
Puebla, who made ft spectacular flight
irom tlie city on aturoay night, re
turned to i'uebla yesterday.
The state government has given no
sign that it intend to revoke the tax
law against which protest wa made,
but it is apparently felt that some
agreement nas been reached bet wren
the state and federal governments.
Baron Castlemaine' Castle Destroyed
By Sini Fein.
London, Oct. 17. Baron Castlemaine
ha been awarded 10l,3.9 pounda by
the Athlone Assizes a compensation
for the destruction of his residence
Moydrum castle, by Sinn Feiuer on
Julv 3. ,
Other awards were 10.000 pounds
sterling for the widow of Major Comp
ton Smith who was captured by Sinn
Keiner in April last while on a sketch
ing expedition in 'Blarney district nd
wa subsequently shot, and 20,000
pound aterlingt fo the widow of
Brigadier General Lambert, who was
shot while returning from ft. tennis
party on June 20.
Message Irom nclfast report desul
tary firing in the streets.
a, . ...
a numner oi inreaiening letters are
said to have been served on unionists.
giving them 43 hour to quit their
homes or be bomlxd.
Te Carry Food to New York in Case of
Xew York. 0t. 17 A fleet of r,7..
000 motor trucks, or a many of them
as are found neressarr. will W mobi
lised in the etent of a protrsHed
peneral railmad strike, to firing Xew
York its dailv quota of IViO carloads
of forxMuffs. Health Commissioner
Copeland announred todav-.
Th're are adequate mtpp!i in sine-
age. he said, to ration the city throuph
rail tie up for three weess. hut im
portation of milk by truks would hate
to twein at once.
The roal -u!w.n. he saij. was
srmehst lc favorat.le.
( !V i- j
Limit of Kibsji Hof.tl;ty.
A Haatha fstn.'y had giwtt M.n
hey Hin't f r 47 tears.
I hy ot:J.in't eB rure mlr ' thi ,r
mmr or faoes. Bat tfcev n'rtin
iij . !, tia
Sbtcklctcn at FnnchaL
Kurw hsl, lSrd of Mai. ira. O, t. 17.
Sir Krnet Shakiefon and hi pry
of epirer. on thrir wy to the" Ant
arctic c.n en ep',i.rie p-d ; n.n tae
arrived here o brd the 1rp f.iet.
Murdered in M;c.
Wiraw. CVt. 47. M. Trc.?kw-wi'.
rtry of tue rf-;i's rcr.truit ion
c"ntni.i'n. nm in - bra
mur4m-i to J Hat r H, ;t i ; ! ia a4
m rcf k;r ' Wre."
hoir of the ancient edifice were filled,
there being 1K) visitors.
General Pershing, aeeomfanied by
Major 0ear X. Solbert. miliUrv at
tache, Vice-Admiral Alhert P. N'ilila-k
and Rear Admiral Xallian C. Twining
lett the American embassy and en
tered a royal carriage which, wiib an
escort of mounted police, proeeejrd to
the abbey. There it met part of the
American composite- battalion - whUh
rrived yesterday from'Coblene. With
the Americans were "drawn up oflieee
nd men from the roval navy, contin
gent of the royal air force, the Gre
nadier, Coldstream, Scot and Welsh
guards, and a detachment of territo
-After a prayw by the dean .'b-vpec
ession moved to the trrafe of the "tin
known soldier," the whole way being
flanked by American and Britnh roi
diers and sailors. After the medul 'wd
been bestowed, the dean, in a brief
address, accepted it, and the ainsrin;
of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic'
and the American and British anthems
concluded the service.
Leaving the abbey, The duke find
General Pershing were given the royal
salute and the massed bands played
the American and British anthems. The
duke walked down in front of ih.i linen
of the American troops while General
Pershing Walked in front of British
soldiers drawn .up before the dotm of
the abbey, the American naval con
tingent which took part in she cere
mony was from the cruiser (01ynpia,
which is lying at Plymouth.
Seated in the nave of the abb?y dnr
in the ceremony were Field Marshals
Haig, French, Allenby, Robertson tind
Wilson, representatives of the India
army. Lord Cavan, who commanded
British force on the Italian front dur
ing the iwar and many other British
chieftains. There were also pr.,ent
army officers who have been c!io.tn
to act as British military repr.ien:a
tives at the conference on limitation of
armaments at Washington, alfied mili
tary, naval and air force nt'.sche.
h commissioners and agents for the
dominions, and representatives of th
British legion, the Pilgrims, the Brit
ish empire service league and oilier
London newspapers printed this
morning editorials which were warmly
appreciative of America's tribu.e to
Great Britain victims of war.
The London Time in addition to
general expressions of gmtitule, era
phasied the rareness of the distinc
tinn conferred bv the presenat:un tf
the congressional medal.
Great Britain's unknown dead," the
newspaper said, "could be rankod in no
tnore glorious company thsn anion?
the comparative few upon wh tm this
medal was bestowed in the grejt host
that America sent to war
"Whatever were the blunders of offi
cialdom regarding the arranir'ment
fur receiving the American gift, de
clared the Daily News, "there mu be
no sequel to them. England mtT-t hon
or in the same signal fashi-in tne
Amerk-an dead with the greatest honor
within our pnveer to give. Any other
decoration thsn the Yictoria cto
would be mainfullr out of pla."-e. Al-
houj:h it may tie a breach of pncv.ient
to bestow the ero noon a foreigner.
we ir-ke many precedents dttr-nj tie
war in the prosecution of mir hse.
May we not break one in the Tsrifica-
ion of friendship and good will"
Gen. Pershing Address.
"One run not enter here and not fe-I
verjxiwermg emotion in resiling tue
nip'rtnt events' in the hietorr of
l.ieat Britain that hare shaped thi
pro;rrf of nations." said ficn. Persi-
irg in Ix-stowintr the metal.
'Ih-tiiic"ih'd men and worn' n re
here ens-irimd whr throngs eenturi-s
have urx-lf-My frxm their sons nd
their live ta tinle that record s'ori-
ocs. A ttify - in. memory ti..re tis
there is rone ho deeds ar more
worthy and tine whoe devoiit-n in
spires our lir.'rti.n more thsa th s
ui knr.w a wrrior.
"He a'sv rr- in te Tn.Kjj
of lV;e 1reir.fr dons art ft -r by l pes
tle in the wrr.it (T" s'est nf(. It
w lie -o w:'V.-.i! n'ii-.s bH I -
l-rea't ;i.B'l tj rarer r?t ir;ti-.v.
It wa win mi i.-l in tur da.
days, misfortiine and dihiister, but al
ways with admirable loyalty and loru-
tudc. Gathering new strength from the
very force of his determination, he felt
the flush of success without unseemly
arrogance. In the moment of his vic
tory alas, we saw him fall in making
the supreme gift to humanity.
"His was every the courage of right,,
the con6dcnce of justice. Mankind wiil
continue to - share his triumph, nd
with the" passing years vvill come to
strew fresh laurels over his grave.
"As we solemnly gather about this
sepulchre the hearts of the American
people join in this tribute to their Jing
li8h-spcaking kinsmen. Let us profit bja
the occasion and under its inspiration
pledge anew our trust in the God of
our fathers, that he may guide and di
rect our faltering footsteps into .the
paths of permanent peace.
"Let us resolve together in friendship
and confidence to remain toward all
peoples that Christian spirit that un
derlies the character of both nations.
"And now, in this holy sanctuary, in
the name of the president and the peo
ple of the L uited States, I place upon
liia tomb the medal of honor conferred
upon him the special act of the Amer
ican Congress in commemoration of
the sacrifices of our British comrade
and his fellow countrymen and as
slight token of "bur gratitude and affec
tion toward his people."
In Second Race to Determine Canadian
Fishermen Champion.
Halifax, N. S ..' Oct. 17. Eicht
Bchooners started to-day in tliir
second race to determine the champion
of the Canadian fishing fleet and the
challenger to meet the Gloucester
schooner Klsie in the International race
next Saturday. The Donald J. Cook
led across the-starting line in a 13-
knot breeze. Alcaln, Blue Xose and
Canadia followed in the order named,
the other being strung out across the
mouth of tthe harbor in line.
The puffy wind wa east-northeast
and the number one course was chosen
the reverse of that for Saturday'
race, which. Blue riose won.
The course covered 39.83 mile. The
first leg was due south C.3 mile to the
inner automatic buoy. Hounding this
to the right, the course then had a
11. 2 j miles stretch with Sambro light
ship as the objective and a turn to the
left around the lightship. i
the third leg wa northeasterly
9.(1 mile with a port turn around the
automatic buoy. Passing the buoy on
the lefthand the course had ft home
stretch of 0.3 mile due north to the
finish line.
The official times were: Donald J.
Cook, D:00:5: Delawanft. 9:01 :0(i; J.
Huffy, 9:01:14; Alicia. 9:01 :2i Blue
Xose 9:01:30; Una R. Corkum, 9:01 1-
i; Independcni-e, 9:02.-08; Canadift,
Schooner which fought for the
weather position at the start did not
get a much wind, as those which had
stood nearer the Halifax shore. After
the etart when the schooner were
passing Meagher' beach light house
Ik-la wana had ft comfortable lead and
was to the weather of the fleet. Inde
4ii!ndence and Bine . Xose were then
second and third respectively. The
three schooner w-ere carrying all the
sail they bad and the wind gave indi
cations of freshness.
Charles L. Curtis of St.
1 Albans Received 15
Farewell to Relatives -
on Street Car.
Gun Was in Hands of
Hunting' Companion,
Julius Hermann
St Albans, Oct. 17. While duck
hunting at hi blind at St. Albans
Bay last evening Charles' L. Curtis,
proprietor of the Curtis furniture store,
wa accidentally shot in the back by a
weapon in the bands of Julius Her
mann, who own a cottage nearby and
who wa a bunting companion of Mr.
Curtis. The weapon waa discharged
in some unknown way, the bullet
striking Mr. Curtis between the
The injured man was taken to, hi
home and later was removed to the
Marvin sanatorium, where the attend
ivrg physician removed fifteen bird abot
from thevound. Air. Curtis s condi
tion was reported to-day to be favor
table for recovery unless blood poison
ing sets in.
Marriage of Barre Young People t St.
Monica'' Church.
Kathleen A. Browne, daughter of Mr,
and Mrs. James Brownfe of 6 Cliff
street, and Walter Thomas McTlugo
were married in St. Monica' church
thw morning at s vdock. Key. F. m. Was Struck As He - Waved
jucrvenna, omciaiea. ine onuraiNii-i
was Marguerite L. Browne, and Wiu-
fred G. McHugo waa best man. The
usner were Andrew J. Guthrie and
William Rivait. The bride wore blue
and grey canton crepe with hat to
match and the bridesmaid a dress ot 1 -rtrTTTiTri Q A JJ PATA v TV
bluo taffeta with a tan hat. Both car- vv lr & 0lX ' T JXXfi 11
ried prayerbooks.
A weHrlintr hrpfllcfaiat for the immedi-
t .:i:.. ,.t
. i. i : i . r. . i i iL. I - .A
couple then left for a two weeks' trip AUtOmODlIe UX XI 13J
. T . . . V A- l. . 1 TT . 1. I . .-
iu jusluii, flt-w lorn aim vv hiiiiiuii.
(Joing away Mrs. McHugo wore a dark
traveling suit. Ipon their return" to
Barre, Mr. and Mrs. McHugo will make
their home at 6 Cliff street. Mr. and
Mra. McHugo were the recipients of
numerous presents of linen, money and
Harold Bancro Jlimbed
Bank and 0 turned
Harry Smith' Fine Property Wiped
Out, Neighbor Saved Barn.
A fine farmhouse of Harry Smith,
formerly known as the r. h. Richard-
homestead, - on the Barre-White
Louis A. Lebel, an estimator foi
Jones Bros. Co., was almost instant!
killed by an automobile owned hj
Frank C. Bancroft and driven by Har
old Bancroft, son of the owner, at I
point almost in front of Mr. Lcbel I
residence opposite the Jones Bros. Co.'i
plant last night shortly after 9 o'clock
In an effort to avoid hitting the pedes
hi heavi
River Junction road just south of East triart Mr, Bancroft drove
Brookhcld, was burned, together with Cadillac car up the left hand embank-
most ot tne content, rrmay, out tne BO , thllt the m.chm. tinne
Linn A. E. Gale Was Put On Trial Be
fore Court MartiaL
Xew York, Oct. 17. Linn A. E. Gale,
! wa put jon trial before a court mar
tial on governor isiana 10-aay,
charged with evading the draft,
publishing article attacking Wood row
Wilson, when be wa president and
with printing articlea encouraging re
sistance to the draft, lie waa arrested
at Laredo, Texas, last April after be
ing deported from Mexico.
After the charge had been out fined,
the trial wa adjourned for a week at
the request of the defense.
Mike Gibbon and Mike 0'Dowd the
Principal, and Jess WilLtrd
the Referee.
Wichita, Kan., Oct. 17. The ooKcra.
officials and promoter connected with
the tJibbon-O'Dowd middleweight box
ing match scheduled to be held 1tere
Tuesday niflit .weVe arrested to-rii y
by the sheriff office on instructions
from Attorney General Hopkins. They
were charged with violating the sidte
boxing law.
Mike Gibbons and Mike O'Dowd are
technically charged with training and
preparing for a match at which om
pensation was to be received and ad
mission charged. Je Willard, former
heavyweight champion, and referee for
the match, wa one of those arrested.
The "promoter and officials vrere
charged with aiding and abetting the
preparations for the match.
barns were saved by hard work of, the
neighbor. Mr. and Mr. Smith were
in Boston at the time, but there were
at home Mrs. Smith's mother, the hired
man and four children of the Smith
and fell on its side in the road. Tin
occupants of the car, besides Mr. Ban
croft, were Mrs. M. R. Fadden and
daughter. Miss Frances; and none ol
family. A defective chimney wa the them was injured beyond a few mitto)
probable cause. cuts and bruises.
The house wa one of the best in Mrs. Lebel, wife of the victim of h
Brookfield and had, been kept up in accident, was looking from the,windoi
good shape. Mr. Smith plans to re- of her home to see the departure ol
build. He carried $1,500 insurance on their guests, Mr. and Mrs. John D
the house and something on the con- Anderson and Miss Kate Xeveux ol
tent. The North Randolph grange Montpelier, whom Mr. Lebel had ao
showed it appreciation of having companied to the electric car line just
the Smith' family in the vicinity by in front of his house; and she saw hei
voting to do what they could to assist husband killed.' Mrs. Anderson and
him in rebuilding, each man probably Miss Neveux, isters of Mr.' Lebel, had
giving a day' labor to the work. boarded the electric car and Mr. Andcr
Another fire in Brookfield last week son was standing on the platform war-
destroyed the shop of Olver Dntton fng farewell as Mr. Lebel stood
on tthe east hill The loss is not heavy.
German Mark Are Nearly Down to
Half Cent Value.
New York, Oct. 17. -German marks
continuing to make new low records,
were approaching half a cent eai-h in
value to-day. Preliminary quotations
varied from 0..4 to 0.i. cents. Satur
day closing price wa 0.6it;.".
According to View of A. R. Moiher,
Canadian Brotherhood Official.
Ottawa. Ont., Oct. 17. A. R. Mosher,
president of the Brotherhood of Rail
way employes, aaid to-day that the
predicted railroad strike in the United
Mate would not affect Canadian lines.
Hine "Incorrigible Optimist,"
New York, Oct. 17. Colonel Charles
Uines assistant to Edward J. Pearson,
president of the New York, New Haven
A Hartford railroad, in a speech to 700
of the road's employe lat niRUt at
the annual dinner of the Cable clua,
said be was "an incorrigible optimist'1
and expressed the belief that "the aa
soriationa of railroad men are sane
enough to find a solution and to rope
with any prohJems that may face
Smut Cannot Attend Conference.
Cape Town, 0 t. 17. Definite an
nouncement I made that, owing t-i
Premier J. C. Smuts' pre-occupation
with the situation in South Africa.
there is no possibility of his attending
the limitation of armament conference
at Washington.
Ukrainian Peasant Revolt,
Bucharest. (Vt. 17. Ckrainian pean
ut are reported to have revolted
ajrainst the 1?ain soviet government
and one bolshevik regimf-nt i said t
have mutinied.
For , Injury to Philip Foley, . Woo
. Hopped on Truck.
Philip Foley, 14-year-old son of Mrs
Alice Foley of North Poultnev, suf-
ft-red severe bruises on the body l;tt
Saturday when he fell from the rear
end of a truck and wa caught be
tween one wheel and a rut. The tru:-k
was owned by the Fair Haven M.-tr-
bleixed Slate Co. and driven by IKr
old Woodard. The boy jumped on ar.d
rode without the driver' knowie-lge
and the driver is absolved from all
blame by a statement signed by Mi.
Foley which accompanied the repott.
Ao internal injuries bad been located
at the time of the report. The acci
dent occurred at 11:45 a. m. nea.- the
Allen quarry in North Poultnev. 'lite
boy was attended by Dr. C. E. GriHin.
A truck driven by alter A.. Wood
of Waterbury ran into and cracked a
telephone pole last Friday to avoid
hitting a Ford car which was on hi
side of the road. The truck wa not
damaged. A child ran fnfo the road
between the two cars and the Fi rd
turned to the wrong side to avoid hit
ting the child.
To Lower His Record at Atlanta, C.,
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 17. Clear weather
and a fast track was promised for the
opening of the grand circuit season at
the Southeastern fair here to-day.
Peter Manning of the Murphy sta
ble i (cheduled to make en attempt
to lower hi record.
To-day' card . wa announced at a
2:05 pace for a purse of $2,500,' and a
2:12 pace and ft 2:0! trot for purses of
f l.tKHJ each in addition to the southern
event for 2:20-clas pacer.
Was Held Sunday With a Large Num
ber Attending.
Jame K. I'irie, owner of the Pirie
granite quarries and a leader in the in
dustry in the BarrC district, who died
Thursday morning, was laid at rest
resterday afternoon with one of tne
arSest funerals ever seen in Granite-
momentarily in the road to re-'
turn the salute. Mr. Anderson ai
the lights of the approaching autotm
bile and called to his brother-in-law U
get out of the way; but the latter waj
not quick enough tq save himself.
The automobile wa entirely close
in with side curtains. Seated on thi
front seat with the, driver wa Mint
Fadden, while Mrs. Fadden occupied
the rear seat. Apparently the drivel
saw the man in the road when but
few feet away -and made a desperat
effort to avoid hitting him. He pulled
ville. Service at his home were con
ducted by a friend of many years, Rev. the wheel sharply to the left but then
Alvm Smith or Houston. it., ana was neither time nor distance to pre
Rev. Alba Markev of Williamstown as- vent the collision. Some part 'of th
sisted. Fred Inirli sang "Sometime
We'll Cnderstand" and "The Christian'
Goodnight," accompanied by Mis Eth
el Inglia.
- The - bearers and the organizations
they represented were Alfred Jenkins i
of the Woodmen, r. I small and u.
forward end of the machine struck Mti
Lebel and threw him into the diuU
after "which the machine climbed tin
bank and then fell back on the pros
trate form.
When the man could be taken out l
waiting ambulance started at once fot
W. MacDonald of the St. Aldemar com-1 the City hospital, but the victim die
mandery, James Mackay of the B. I. j before the hospital wa reached, ur.
O. Elks, Jame R. Contt of Clan Gor-1. A. Wark, who had been called to th
don and Alexander Milne of the Quar-1 scene of the accident, found that th
ry Owner' association. skull had been fractured, the left sid
Burial wa in-Elm wood cemetery of the body had been crushed, the right
where the Masonic ritual wa given by leg had sustained compound fractun
Summit lodge. just below the knee and many bruisei
Among the many beautiful floftlland abrasions had been received. 1 in
tributes were the following: Set pieces, I body wa taken to the undcrtakini
Mount Sinai tetunle. chaDter. Charity I room of B. VT. Hooker & to.
chapter, O. K. S., Summit lodge, No. 9, The Barre and Montpelier police de
of Williamstown, Granite Quarry Own- partments, as well as the secretary ol
ers' association: roses, employes of n. t state' office, were notified of the f
K. Pirie quarries. Bout well, Milne & tanty ana omcers irom an oi tnem re.
Vamum Co.. Wells, Lamson Co., N. U spondeU. W. S. Teachout of the anto.
Phelpa Co., Dr. and Mrs. E. H. Bailey, mobile department of the secretary ol
MnnlTwhpr lodire. B 1'. t. Mr. I iaic uiiice ururiru mm me uigmi
Body of Mai E. Sbubert of Methuen,
Mas., Located.
Methuen, Mass., Oct. 17. The body
of Mat E. Rhubert, aged 41 years, wa
found banging in the attic of hi home
thi morning. According to the medical
examiner, death was due to suicide and
the man had been dead several houta.
and Mrs. Carl Seaver and family
chrysanthemums. Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Gamble, G. Herbert Pape and Cobble
Hill irrancre; asters, Mr. and Mrs. W.
H. Norris and family; carnations, tele
phone pirls, Mr. and Mrs. William Rid
del, Mr. and Mr. H. A. Goodrich, Mr.
scd Mrs. J. E. Murphv, Paige A Camp
bell. Mr. and Mrs. Biddell and family
of Plea-iant street. Barre. Mr. and Mrs.
I. W. Gordon, Andrew Milne and fam
ily. Alice Breette. Mr. and Mrs. W. II.
V'.l Vnraii Pr.tt. Mr. and Mrs. I). nd it wa found that they t
vid Murphv, Mr. and Mr. Lewi Cla'k, ved from serious injury by the faci
J. E. Walker and family, Mr. and'ilr.
C. R. Dutton nd Farnsworth & Salter.
bile be left as it lay so that ft-rlosei
examination could be made in daylight
The machine still lay on its right sid
to-day and was viewed by hundreds oi
people, as it had been seen by hun
dreds more last night. At the time ol
the fatality there were many motoris'
on the Barre-Mofltpelier road and if
wa not long before an extended lin
of automobile had halted.
The occupants of the auCimobil
were assisted out of the enclosed top,
and it was found that they had been
Trial Started In County Court.
The ease of John W. Peck and W.
Nelson Peck against the Central Motor
Gar Co. wa begun in Washington
county court this eftmoon at 2
o'clock. The case i one of contract.!
that the top was up find the curtain
in position. The windshield waa
smashed, a wa also the lense of one
headlight, while the rod connecting the
headlight was bent back toward the
radiator. It i probable that the len
was broken and the connecting rod
bent because of contact with the body.
The' right mudguard and runningboftrd
were also crushed when the machine
fell back in the road. The car is the
Real Tribulation.
tried UK ken. mourn itiev knew tull i,,.. i,,, -r..r.r, .her the is CBTsceJ
U..H a. kr .1. n.mkat . ...1 1. r
Ixket Billiard Championship.
Philadelphia. CVt. 17 Th national
pn. Wet billiards rrofrioiil ihsn.pion-
We had the misfortune to net our
tore teeth broken fe w day ago and
while they were in the dentist'a shop
for repair our landlady had fried
chuken twice and roasting ear om-e.
and all we could do wa sit and eat
mashed potatoes and gravy and watch
the other 20 boarders make the chit-ken
and con platters look like superfluous
dmlie jtit on the table for ornament.
To make matters worse they insioted
on eternally parsing u the corn and
Fred B. Thomas appeared for the vJain-
tifT and Fred Laird for the defendant, machine which, while conveying Mont
pelier seminary football player few
W. K. Tucker of Orange was a busi-
nes visitor in Barre to-day.
Paul Reghini of P Smith street left
ktst night for Nw lork City on bu
year ago, ran into a bridge near East
Montpelier, throwing several youn$
men into, the river and causing the
death of two of them.
Harold Bancroft, driver of the ear
last ni-jlit, is said by hi friends to be
a skillful operator, is e ports diner a
to the speed with which the ear wa
beinir operated when it atruck Mr. Le-
D. A. Perry conducted an auction tel. some saving thaf it wa going rap
sale of stock and tools for F. O. Ken
nedy of Williamstown to-day.
Clan Gordon. No. 12, and Ladies'
Auxiliary amusement committee will
meet Monday, 0-t. 17, at 7 p. m.
The Baptict choir rehearsal will be
held at the parsonage Tuesday evening
at 7:30. Please note change of date.
Mi Mildred Cros and Frank Mitrt-
ell of Manchester, N.' H., attended the
McHugo-Browne wedding in St, Mon
ica's church thi morning.
Mis 4sie French, ft gue-t of !i
Garn-t Aniidon- of Letters avenue f-r
the pt fw davs. returned to St. Al-1-
jut can't understand why it is when a
Mlow is down nd out everybody
seem to have it in for him. Bethany
(Mo. I tipper.
Lefitinute Reason.
MarKirte W bv di-tn t
Villi Tt l
sh.p open here to n.jrht. lour matches Urtirr hand "W I s ur broke
will 1 r!.ve'i da.lv. down' instead of hurrying by the wsy
y o mi hi r
Mr.t.sfT .ie lisn a hrid? t.ond
Lord. I f1d him the car. lude.
X Doubt ef It,
Alys -A" ;m sure be V"'i you f-.r
yourself akre?
Me AWluK ly. He parti- i.'r."v
MKt tfcat be c;n t wset trx1ifr t
eotr- wd In wiiH is a?W st n.r
iml. New ork S..a.
i wv.t Sp'gie La nt timed from ft
it in Bs!n.
n teaching.
Mrs. .Join M Hn?i of Boston was i.i
Barre to-cay to attetti tde wedding of
brr son. Walter T., to Mi- Ka'hlcca
A. Browne. whih took pace in St.
Monica' hmb this morning at
o'rlntk. '
1'ivH. lw ni. fcine-jcsr-o'.d iu-n -f Mr.
i.J Mrs. Ssniino K..ersi o' ."" Txriiri Inisti n. I
tiet. sisknn.ied d w n ia the tri Co. at tti
in front of bi home v:erdy m
i i- y w hoo a
Jill street and Nannst
f,t r.urrrr j !!e. ra into h m I'e
n..t M-nnut'f injured, or em in
jured at a'i. for tl . m .rnirj h" m
on tun fee!, ;.o ;r.g rso of vr
.1 irirj r-en in accidetst.-
i m norne j e--r.:s r ni .in
a FnH car tawrl
't and Ufitrj 4; hu-
idly and ot her tliaf it w as not mov
ing fast. There were a few actual wit
nesses of the fatality. The electric ear
had jut started after taking on bosr-l
Mr. and Mr. Anderson and Mis N'e-
veux. rsenirers ot me electric csr
saw the lights of the approaching au
tomobile but few saw the actual con
tact of the machine with the pedes
tnan a the electric car had moved a
little wy from where Mr. Lrbe! ws
The automobile w driven acrrw
the tntemection of the Richardon road
and then took a .harp turn up the em
bankment, the left forwarj wheel
t-trikinir a larce Mone and causing tho
machine ti overturn after it had cone
about twice its length up the bank.
Victim Was a Popular Has.
The victim of the accidfnt wa a
popular man in Barre and Montpelier,
where he had been ctrpioved practimi
Iv a!l hi life. e ept f r '?.rt servw
with the WikV.'-cm- Gtatiite to. in
Hsrdv ick "n-1 t x-k W;kin in
had t?fn with .Ivor Pr.
d. tli rent peri..! f.iraHn it
tn jesrs a t ijether.
I, ui. A ; c rt I i I lr-
M.i,r;i.er VUr. h .t. Jov i. i He
Mr. r., M-. J. -. ; h 1, V". 1!
n.arrif-l a i-..n . t
tarn . I
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