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VOL. XXV. No. 290. BARRE, VERMONT, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1922. PRICE, TWO CENTS. NA VAL LIMITATION AND SUBMARINE TREATIES v GO IN UNANIMOUSLY But Four Power Pacific Treaty Is Reported With Borah and Johnson, To gether W i t h Shields, Democrat, of Tennessee Opposing ' "NO ALLIANCE' RESERVATION ' . " VOTE 10 TO 3 HARDING PROPOSES NAVY OF 80,000 Also Urges Conversion of Two Battle Cruisers Into Airplane ' . Carriers. ;' 4 Washington, D. C, Feb. W-Tresi- 'MYSTERIOUS UNTIL DEATH SMALL ASSETS IN THREE FIRMS More Brokers Petitioned Into Involuntary Bankruptcy A. R. SMITH & "CO. . WAS THE LARGEST DYNAMITE IN QUARRY SHOOK CHICAGO HARD tained Calm Attitude to Last" dent Harding i understood to have .DIUeDeara JanarU lYiaill- told Republican members of the House naval committee at a White House conference to-day that while he felt some reduction should be made in the navy personnel, the- total number of enlisted men ought not to. be cut un der 80.000. The president also is said to have strongly urged legislation for conver sion- of two battle cruisers into air plane, carriers. While the question as to whether the 540 members of the People Thrown Into "Frenzy of Excite mentCause of Explo sion Not Known. , Chicago, Feb. 25. Chicago and doz ens of its suburbs to-day found out just what caused, the explosion which literally shook them to their founda tions and caused a frenzy of excite ment last night. Thirty tons of dyna mite let go in a. stone quarry south went of the city shortly before 9 o'clock and hundreds of thousands of alarmed residents went to bed not knowing just what had happened to shake them up, Wivo Tiah'litioc nf $7 fttVl damage property and give rise to ru- nave LdaDiiiues 01 ou.yy of concerted bombing nf svjuads, an earthquake, a falling meteor manufacturing plants. For an hour after the blast Chicago and its suburbs Were in a furore. While the police and newspaper of ! hces were flooded with nuntireds of jn FAR MORE RUM THAN LISTED MERELY SHRUGGED AT GUILLOTINE and Assets v $25,000 Schooner Grace and Ruby Carried Over $500,000 ;'"':" Worth"'"",- BIG TIME FOR RED MEN. FAR IN EXCESS OF EARLY ESTIMATE New York, Feb 25. An involuntary petition in bankruptcy was filed in quiries and . thousands of frightened federal court to-day against Rietze and Sullivan, stock brokers. Liabilities listed at $25,000 and assets at $3,00. i An involuntary petition in bank j rupty also was filed against the brok erage firm of A. R. Smith and company persons' were trying to find the source of the blast. The - Associated iress, through a curious coincidence, was able to give the first authentic news of to explosion. -A Monon railroad signal tower Iver. Ind.. received definite word of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Took Action m i J - it . r:ti lO-aay aUU me nglll UJI eftch year in the future. the Treaties, Is Now Transferred to the Floor of the Senate ZtwT cLZ Tt aZSI L lq Execution Was Over in 20 Liabilities were estimated at mmff: rttiS graduated in June should be eommis sioned, was not considered in detail it was stated that the president advocat Led a pharp reduction in the number of men to be admitted to the academy Seconds at Ver sailles CIVILIAN GUARDS FOR U.S. MAIL Washington. D. C. Feb. 25. The four-power Pacific treaty, together with Will Soon Replace the U. S. Marines and Will Form Permanent Service. Versailles, Feb. 25. (By the Associ ated Press).- Henri . Desire Landru, "Bluebeard of Gambais," convicted Of the murder of ten women and one youth, gave, his life this morning in exchange for the eleven he had taken. The triangular knife of the guillotine fell' At 6:05 o'clock, 25 minute after the time originally set for the execu and assets at $25,000. A few minutes later an involuntary petition ' was filed against Heatley, Koliles and smith, inc. inabilities were estimated at $20,000 and assets a $5,000. ' PHILADELPHIA FIRM ASSIGNS. WWiincWon. TV C ' tVh OSRe. its supplements and a reservation, and I placement of marine mail guards by a Hon, the delay causing many to ex ), naval limitation ' and submarine I specially recruited force Vf men fromjriress the opinion that Landru was treaties were ordered favorably report ed to-day by the Senate foreign rela tions Committee. I The reservation attached by the com mittee to the four -power pact em bodies the compromise suggested after i . ... a . . . n the department, is now being carried ning a confession oui Dy n. um aep.rtn.eDL. u M,teroui until deatll T.an(Jru re " . . . 1 -i-i t.-..i t ... Officials said it was expected that scnieu xamer imiucs uu.:. w within a short time all marines now I whether he had anv confession to ance. three It was approved by , a ten vote. ' engaged in guarding the mails would be withdrawn. The civilian guards ... n..f..ll- ....A ...ill conferences with President Harding form a permanent service, it was as- was reply. "Had I any conTes ana aecmrcs mat numiug in mn i sertea. shall be construed as forming an "alli- to mails and postonices in all parts o,f word . "innoc-etit as lie had failed to me country last, ovemoer ionowmg it jrin ,; ij mnih of m A series ot mail robberies. Mnoe thel i .l. .i ,i - t ,; Alan hv a. division of ten to three, "'i' i i 'uu,' pn-onmeni, w:vm j - i Mini iin i i . a - o in i ii vii uiiit i "i i i : o with Senators Bornh, Idaho, and John- have decreased and postofliee depart . . . . .1 . i i i. : .v. l i i son, talifornia, Republicans, and "". u uigmj iku Shields, Democrat, Tennesec, voting in with the results. the negative, the four-power treaty then was ordered reported to the Sen PARTIAL COLLEGE COURSE. ate. The vote by which the naval lim- trial. The slayer refused the sacrament but conversed a few' moments with th Opriest, "I shall be fcrave, never fear,' he told him. Although the plans for the exocu tion had been kept in the utmost se itation and submarine treaties were To Be Advocated for Future Bar- rrccy, crowds gathered about the old favorably reported was unanimous. risters. MAY REPORT BONUS most of" the delegates to "the national nrr r rrT?1IJU IT t1 --Afire eoaierence-oi-oar --asswiatKms -wnicn DILL WlinUVl I LA3 c,me to ,'tiose yesterday, had left the citv to-day, chairmen of several state House Ways and Meant Committee I delegations remained to take up minor M.i,it. M.mh.r. v,nrtA mUT in reference to legal educa- j , r It ioniil nroiects. Have Voted So. ' J The conference yesterday adopted a Washington, D. C., Feb. 25. Failure tion of the American Bar association N"- At 6 o'clock the doors of the pns- of the special sub-committee of Re- that future members of the bar are re- on opened slowly revealing in the court nublican members of the House wavelniiirH tn ha- f lou.t fun vast. I yard the procurator general, the war- and means committee to approve any college training in addition to a three- ''en of the prison and , Landru' two nrovision for financinsr of the soldiers' vear law s.liool course and a rommit to I lawyers, .M. Moro-jinen and .M. XJU Itonua. after leiectinr the sales tax I met. tn-rlav In rlevisn means for th truil. nrffnosal bv a vote of 7 to 2. had ohfeed nronr dissemination of sinnTeaf ,l Then Landru appeared, clad- in dark r r , ti' i the question again to-day in Uie hands plans to be followed by colleges and trousers ana wnne smn. nn wwu, Versailles jail a little after midnight The clatter of cavalry along Jorge L'lemeneeau strt. in which the ex- ecutionvtook pUu- was plainly. audi, ble in Landru's cell and when lie awoke he heard the sound of hammers as the workmen erected the "timbers of jus tice" by the flickering light of two square old-tasmoneu canaie lanterns. The guillotine was erected only a few feet from the main entrance oi uie of the entire majority membership of I universities in conforming to this the commit tee In addition to the vote against a sales tax, the eub-comrnittee was un derstood to have gone on record yes terday, 6 to 4, in favor of reporting out a bonus bill without any. provi sion for raising the revenue. The majority members of the com mittee will not meet again until next Thursday. standard. CONFESSED AUTHOR z nr nr irvi ah ri?rr f OPPOSES BONUS NOW. And There Win Be No Prosecution Un less Complaints Are Made By Threatened Parties. , Washington, D. C, Feb. 25. George K. Long, veteran clerk in the war de- Senator Moses Declares It WouM Un settle Financial Equilibrium. Washington, D. C, Feb. 25. The .,.1.1:.. 1.,... .unl.l .nl III (,trtVi,.r i . ... 4J i f eral women prominent in Washington to destroy the financial equilibrium of , . r .. ,. ... , . X i-v. it ' i . . soc ety, was attending to the needs of the nation even if the sale, tax be f used to raise the funds Senator Arfn Um t(J whioh fc W oses, ru-pu oucan, ivew r.ampsnire, wg j, to rfUlTn ,ft the a. declared yesterday in an address in the , d'conf..,llion ul, dr,wn from bim r-ric, ujpuaing mo u" lt police headquarters yesterday "" . I Xo complaint had been lodged against 1 have hitherto advocated sucn a him to-day for sending the letters, lax, sau jenaior iiow, as an mie- which demanded large sums of money pral feature of our fiscal system. But Under threat of death, and the police I do not wish inch a tax to be as-1 sid none would lie filed unless those tensed s an addtional burden upon the w ho received the letters showed dis already too heavy load whiUi our peo-1 position to press the eae. pie are carrying." I The authorship of the letters was Senator Moses saul lie did not wish I traced by a peculiarity in the hand lo have his statements taken as min- writing, police said, and by a water (mising the country's obligations to the mark used in war department station- former sen ic men, nor aa denying ery, tbeir claim to adjusted compensation when the country is able to bear thai HARDING WRITING MESSAGE financial burden. The bonus cost has not bee to add I On Government Aid For American Mer- lo the nation 'a obligations to "an un-l chant Marine. Iptcrmir.ed amount." I Senator Moses said there bad ln Washington, D. C, Feb, 2... Presi an "engulfing wave" of public protest dent Harding spent a portion of to-day igainst new taxea proposed to pay the I -' i, uu which was one of his most sinking eharterislics, and which had become familiar to thousands through publi cation of his portrait during the trial bad been trimmed; his Head was shaved and his neck and face were deathly pale. He walked exactly five eteps be fore, the executor's assistants caught him around the waist anj leveled him on the table which was immediately up-ended; the heavily weighted knife slid down and the whole altair was over in less than twenty seconds. Landru never faltered from the time .... . j . l i . .... i confessed author of the blackmail let- e appeared in the riht.th. ters recently received by Henry White, P"111"- ;ne t Z , " . . v. .,, and walked erect, uttering not a word. lui inn BIIIUH8.HUUI a mm i , 1 1 , r . - t Ix.nus and expressed bope that there loon mght be a further revision of tax pa and a balancing of the budget which might enable the country to meet the bonus and other proposals. UNDERTRAINED JUDGES. Are Occupying High Legal Positions Are Even Oa the Bench. Wsshington, D. C, Feb. 25. Awr government aid for the American aner- Tbe crowd, which had been kept at such a distance that it saw nothing of th details, uttered no cry, and the si lence was only broken 4y the bugles sounding reveille in the nearby bar racks, and the Angelus bells. The platoon of cavalry with sabres bared saluted as the "mystery man" went to his desth. Then the hundred or so newspaper orreponilcnts and the few official who hsd witnessed the elocution left the scene, while outside the lines of cavalry the citizens of Versailles and many from Paris were asking, "It it all over?" There seemed to be more pity than bitterness, and" never a word of in- vertive against the man who had jut ) paid the penalty for a series of the foulest murder in the criminal his tory of France. MAT REJECT GENOA. s As lMeetint Place of Iateraational - Conference. Boulogne, Feb. 2.V (By the Asso ciated Press), Premier Toim-are and Boureau and Evans Act for Benefit of Creditors. Philadelphia, Feb. 25.The stock brokerage firm of Boureau and Evans of this city to-day made a general as signment for the benefit of creditors Philadelphia, Feb. 2.). Receivers for the United Auto Stores, Inc., whic f.iiled here Thursday, announced to day that they would attach the Long Island home and every visible asst of hdward B. P. Carrier, president of the concern, for the benefit of th creditors. IS W ILLING TO HUNT - ANTIGONISH GHOST But Dr. Walter F. Prince Must See Hia Expense Account Guaran teedStrange Tale of "Ghost." Xew York, Feb. 25. Dr. Walter Franklin Prince, directof of the Amer lean Institute of Scientific Research to-day notified the Halifax Herald he was ready togQ to Canada, and run down the famons ghost of Antigonish "even If the devil himself were at-the bottom of it." . ' He stipulated, however, that some body in Canada would have to prove bis earnestness hy providing an ex pense account. He would not ask any thing for his services, he said. Dr. Franklin has the solution of several ghost mysteries to his credit- but he has never met a ghost. Hafax. X. R., Feb. 2Ji-TJie Anti gonish ghost lias become an interna tional affair sines first heard of s few weeks ago. The haunted house is the home of Alexander MacDonald near Caledonia Mills, in a sparsely in hsbited valley deep in the mountains nd woods. -Mr. McDonald, his wife and their adopted daughter fled the place in terror In the dead of winter nth wierd tales of ghostly cuttle- atnpcring and a series of inexplicable fire. The tale obtained wide credence and the provincial police sent a detective to the place. He was accompanied by newspaperman, the two taking tip their reidem-e in the MacDonald house for thre nights, fleeing it. final ly, with an eerie tale of being slapped n the nignt by nanus that didn t seem to be attached to anything in partic ular. Xow cornea the call for selen itic investigation. TWO BROTHERS WERE PALS IN HOLD UP And One of Them Confessed to Kill ing Paul J. Gillmaa, a Brook-' lya Druggist. Xew York, Feb. 2 Two brothers, William and Frank Kvans, were under rrest here to-day charged with the whence it was transmitted to a Lefay ette newspaper nd the word of the explosion on the edge of Chicago came back to the city over, the Associated Press wires.. In spite of the large area affected by the blast, only ono man-was seriously lniured. The MoCook quarry of the Consum ers' company, about eleven miles from Chicago downtown district, contained two powder magazines where dyna mite was stored to thaw out and dry. In each magazine 600 eases of dyna mite were stored, each case containing 50 pounds of tho explosive. The cause of he explosion probably-will never be known. POLICEMAN SHOT DOWN, While Guarding Bank at Argo, Which Was Damaged By Explosion. Chicago, Feb. 2-. Patrolman Michae organ of Argo, III., was probably fa tally wounded early to-day when lie was shot through the head while stand ing guard in front of the Summit State bank, the windows of which had been shattered by the explosion of dynamite n mcaook quarry, nearby. The shooting was done by several men who drove up to the bank in an automobile and fled when Jrorgan fell Argo police believe they intended to rob the bank, but bourne frightened, ROMA INVESTIGATION BY ARMY BOARD Virtual Coroner's Inquest Was Insti tuted at Norfolk, 5 j, Va. ', Norfolk, Va., Feb. 23. Formal in quiry by an army investigating board n to the causes and circumstances sur rounding the Roma disaster Tuesday n which 34 men lost their lives, Was begun at headquarters of the army supply base here to-day. Preliminary nveslications hare been made both bv Langley field officers and officers espe- isliy detailed by the war department. The inquiry is in the - nature of a coroner's Inquest. It was understood that medical offi cers would testify that the great ma jority of the vietims met death from burns, some having been asphyxiated nd others being crushed to death by the stel girders and supports. ihe statements as to the -rudder sup ports apparently giving way 04, the left land side, throwing those on the right into a vertical petition, were practically the same as made the aft ernoon of the tragedy. FAKE STOCK PROMOTERS. It Is Believed the Schooner Acted as "Mother ! , " Ship" ' v Boston, Feb. 23, The contraband cargo carried by the rum-running Xova Scotia schooner Grace and Ruby ex ceeded half a million dollars at boot leggers' valuation, customs authorities estimated io-day after discovering that she carried more than twice as much whiskey and - gin aa her manifest showed. When the former fisherman was brought here Thursday by the coast guard cutter Tampa, which had halted Jier outside the harbor with a shot across her bow, the catch was an nounced as the biggest made on this coast since prohibition enforcement be gan. I bat announcement was made 011 a basis of 2.025 packages of six bottles each of whiskey, and a quantity of gin with a bottleggers' valuation of $15 a quart of about $180,000. In unloading the schooner, however, the customs offt cers found far more liquor than was indicated, and discovered that the amount of whiskey aboard was more than twice that shown. With the value of the gin, also in excess of the mani fest entries, added, the liquor carried by tne urace and Kuby when captured was roughly worth $400,000. customs authorities had announced their belief that the Grace and Ruby was to act as a sort of "mother ship" lor local rum-runners along the coast and that she had acted in this eapae ity at Salem before she was caught here. Captain Wylie Ross fif the schooner, charged with conspiracy to smuggle liquor into the United States. denied that be had transferred any of his cargo. The customs officers, how ever, added to tho valuation placed on 1110 uquor caniurea nere flij,000 as hat, oi the whiskey and gin seized at aaiem when a motor scow grounded on the mud flats, in reaching their esti mate of a cargo exceeding 1300,000 in value when the Grace and Ruby sailed from Settlement point, in Bahamas, ostensibly tor St. John, X. B. la California Will Be Inveatieated After Arbuckle Case. San Francisco. Feb. 23. Grand iurr investigation of fake stock promoters reported operating in San Francisco, preying upon widows and men with small savings will start as soon as the Arbuckle cas is out of the way. Dis- rict Attorney Brady announced last ignt. - Crooked promoters driven out of the east have sought haven here, he said "CONFESSION" FALLS FLAT. Authorities Unable to Substantiate Field's Statements. Los Angeles, Ca!., Feb. 23. Inter- 'AST LIQUOR PLOT , WAS UNCOVERED Plan Was to Flood Central States with Grain Alcohol, So "Dry'l Agents Say. 4 Chicago, Feb. 25. Chicago prohibi tion agents announced lie re to-day following their return front a two eeks investigation in three states that they 2 had uncovered a plot to flood Chicago and other large cities in the central states with grain alcohol to be used in making "bootleg whis key. They said the principals had been arrested at .Columbus, O., and that five carloads of alcohol had been confiscated in four different cities. The Investigation was started three eeks ago following the arrest of Xed Burns, former Ohio university stu dent, who was taken by prohibition gents when, they alleged, he attempt ed to unload a cargo of alcohol here.' He said the alcohol had been shipped to him to be sold to Chicago drug- sts, and that he was a representa tive of the Consolidated Drug Co. in Columbus. There, they say, they found that several men had bought lOO.tKiO gal lons of alcohol from the government to be denatured but the agent say that instead it was shipped to other cities to be sold to saloonkeepers. Oth er cities where carload lots were teheed were Wheeling, W. Va., Dayton, O., and Covington, Ky. Iroiuois Tribe. No. 16, Celebrated George Washington'3 Birthday. Kearly 200 Red Men and friends gathered in the Clan hall last night to celebrate the birthday of George Wash ington, whose picture was hung in tho hall, draped with flags. The proceed ings opened with the singing of Amer ica, which was sung with ardor. Danc ing was engaged in until a halt was called for refreshments, prior to the serving of which the sachemi Harry Burnett, made a few remarks and then called on Great Sachem Ira E. Wright of the Great Council of Vermont. The great sachem spoke feelingly about the first president of the United States and referred to the noble example George Washington had set for those to follow who succeed him. On behalf of Iroquois tribe, he then presented Past Sachem John It- Milne a past sachem's jewel and congratulat ed him on the very successful year he had had as sachem of the tribe. The; work of John R. Milne, while sachem, j was of such a nature as to deserve the highest credit. Mr. Milne suitably re sponded and wished his successor all the support which had been accorded him while at the head of the tribe, The entertainment committee of Winnetta council, D. of P., then served the refreshments in their usual capable manner. Then dancing was resumed, During the evening songs were well rendered by Mrs. Andrew Freeland, Mrs. A. McHafhe and Mrs. W. Innes. Jonathan (Stewart,, in his own breezy style, called forth much merriment. Many visitors from out of town were present, among whom were the great junior sagamore, Thomas Carr, and several past sachems- of the warriors' tribes throughout the state. The program of the evening was in the very capable hands of Messrs. R. Mutch and J. Milne. At 2 a. m. the celebration was brought to a close, it having been one of the most enjoyable celebrations ever held by the tribe. Considerable credit is d)ie the follow ing committee, headed by John Gellat- v, chairman, Harry Burnett, W. F, Walker, Floyd Holt, Arthur Pirie, Wil- mm Hay, R. Mutch, J. 8. Milne and Joseph R. Barnett, who acted as secre tary. t.ooper s orchestra furnished mu sic during the evening. , CONFERENCE -IS ARRANGED "Board of Control," With Additions, and Unions to Meet in Burlington CORJPONDENCE .CE LAST MONTH Th- 1 onference Is . Sched- tilef) to Start at 9:30 a. m. on March 1 ADAMI GIRACOLLI. Montpelier Man , and Barre Woman United in Marriage. Adiille J. Adami of Montpelier and Miss Xela Giracollivof 29 Blackwell street . were united in marriage this morniyg at 11 o'clock by James Smart, justice of the peace. They were attended by Miss Arlene Susena and F.gisto Guidulli. The bride wore a bisque colored dress of lantdn crepe, with hat to natch, and the bridesmaid wore a grey Canton crepe dress, and carried flowers. A reception will be given to the new ly married couple this evening at 211 Blackwell street, after which they will leave for a short wedding trip . to Montpelier. , The rroom is employed! as engineer at the v. r. tni uranite company. . NEW STATE ENGINEER. Following a correspondence between- the "board of control" and officials of Barre branches of the G. C I. A., begun in January, a conference has finally been arranged between the board, witli the addition of a committee of threo from the Barre Granite Manufacturers association and a committee represent-, ing the different branches of the Q. C. I. A. in the Barre belt, at Burlington, Wednesday, March I, at.9-,30 a. m. , The board of control consists of James M. Bout well, chairman, H. P. Hinnian of Barre, D. S, Mcintosh and E. D. Marnock of Quiney, O. R, Smith of Westerly, Omar Swenson of Con cord and C, R. Rogers of Rockport. The committee from the Barre asso ciation is Arthur D. Young of Barre, T.- E. Callahan of Montpelier and Frank A. Phillips of Xorthfleld. The committee from Barre branch. G. C. rt A., is Thomas Xlchols, John McKernan, Daniel V, Oasola and Charles Thorn. QUINCY GRANITE MAN. MOTORIST SUED. Daniel A. Young to Take Place of H. M. Mcintosh. Governor ' James Hartness has ap pointed Daniel A. Young as state engi neer to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of H. M. Mcintosh. The appointment is effective March l when Mr. Mcintosh's resignation takes ef fect. "Mr. Young is a graduate of the Uni versity of Vermont, where be received the degree of bachelor of science In civil engineering in 1003. After graduating, he was an instructor in civil engineer ing at Union college iu Schenectady, . Y. He then went into jhe ew lork state engineer's department 'and was connected with . barge canal work for time. In 1!10 he was transferred to the state highway department, with which he has been connected ever since. He is now serving as county assistant engineer and has charge of construc tion and maintenance of roads and bridges in Schenectady county, ONE EAR FROZEN. Otherwise, Man Missing 24 Hours Was ' Not Injured. Mlddlebury; Feb. 23. Arthur nam- ;l.,n 31 ,nii rt f fr an,l Mr Rnvil c. . v... -r sr.. " . Hamilton, Xew Haven, who has been j j missing since Thursday afternoon, was ltrattleboro, Feb. 23. Rowe C, , A rat,,rjJ- .f,, . Wales of Bellows Falls, who last June nVW t .... home of M, ,nd Mr. la was released aftetr an investiga- i,jr,. ... r.n.. ti.. on concerning tne icain ot rrea . ,.n j, , ...fferer from epilepsy Hall of Concord, N. 11., who was found ;nd js sajt thtit his mind is af- Charlea G. White. Formerly of T. N. ' White Son, Is Dead, Quiney, Mass., Feb. 25. Solemn high. requiem mass was celebrated in St. Marys church. West Quiney, yesteroHV morning, for Charles G. Whit of Quin ey, formerly a member of the granite firm of J. X. White &. Son. A dele gation from the Quiney Granite Manu facturers' association was present. Rev. "William T. O'Connor was cele brant, Rev. Macena Ballon of Oma ha, Xeb., deacon, and Rev. Francis X. Suikiway, subdeacon. Burial was in St. Mary'a cemetery. . QUIET IN MILL SECTION And No Effort Has Been Made to End . v -. Strike. Pawtucket, R. I., Feb. 25. The close of the fifth week of the textile work ers' strike "in the Blaekstone valley finds little progress . made towards a settlement of. the trouble which has thrown 7,000 people out of work. Sev en mills are closed and four o(her fac tories are running short-handed. The Slater Yarn company, the first affected by the strike, . started its machines again this week, but with a greatly reduced force. The Jenckes Spinning company kept its plant in operation but with comparatively few workers reporting. Similar conditions prevail at the plants of the United States finishing company in this city and the United States Cotton company in Cen tral Falls. The mills in the villages of Lonsdale, Ashton and Berkeley remain closed. :nce the militia came to the city following the riot on Tuesday at the uriivnco lulling wiiifvaiijr a piani there have been no demonstrations and no further violence has been re ported. Colonel Cyril L. D. Wells, In command of the coast artillery has ad vised the mill owners to reo'pen their gates and has promised those opera tives who desire to resume work ample protection. So far none of the mill owners has announced a resumption of work. murder of Paul J. tollman a Brooklyn Harry X. Field, in Detroit, as to cer- ft".1, rtd fractured skull from ram, , tU ,., with drugg.st, on.Thursday night. The po- tain alleged details of the murder of1" "tomomibk., is now f ,)B(1 h;. Uif cM ,n(J lo Urr lice announced both men had made con-(William Desmond Taylor, film director I T1". ' WW b'', f P"r,no 'n to walk the 10 miles home instead of fcss.on. and had admitted a number -was ,ulwid,ng to-day. with outspoken ,he Annl term ,of ."'ih u"tr waiting for his father to finish business of robberies in Brooklyn and Manhat-! expressions hr official. i i,.t, a:, i court to answer to a civil suit for re- ,,..", ,. ln- he i.f a r. ..in iuipiu jr.atii lumiura firing the shot that killed Cillman. "I've got consumption and J'm not going to live long anyhow," he was re nirted to have said nonchalantly. VICTIM SHOWED FIGHT. niant ma ne vnairman lakker oi the rrim. Mini.r l.)ovd (;irg, of ,;rBt , 'rP.'.n5 "'d J0-1 " v,n Britain were to confer this afternoon inr n nui uonse ner conierence . i, . i.,.in,.ii..i I and financial conferen-e with the president that the executive bopes to deliver Ike message Monday CALLS AT WHITE HOUSE. Senator Charles A. Rawsoa ef Iowa Meets Harding. ashington, D. C, Feb. 23. Former And Was Shot Through Abdomen By One of Two Thugs. Xew York, Feb. 23. John F. Smith. Genoa is reviving less and less mrn- v ice-president of the Superior Meter company, was shot and probably fa lion a. vne -.x iw i in.ern.nonai u,r mo,md,d in Breoklrn to-day bv two landits, who roblwd him of a $1300 payroll. conferen-e and the inipression is gain ing ground that the premiers may decide it inadvisable to bold the meet ing in Italy. M. Poiw-are arrived at noon, togeth- Sniith ws about to enter his flle. 'when the two men confronted -him made to the Detroit authorities. MABEL N0RMAND BETTER. in fields statements. Ther "'.""'' when he failed o arrive home, and decUrcl tbey bad been unable to sub- r""" ot bvng caused llall s death. ft, ,Miated by offi.-ers, began a stantiate any ot the allegations Fields '.'"'i .-At.- .1,1. V j search, ...... r., -v, , -ut . u -i,0r the young man had wandered been sending the winter, la order that , u t k but h, diJ ot ,uf. papei uiitii. ir prnfu. nun la brought by Sheriff Frank L. Wellman of Brattleboro aa administrator of the estate of Fred HalL Ihe attorneys for the plaintiff are Barber, Barber 4 Mil ler of Brattlelx.ro. The accidental death of Mr. Hall oc cmred near the 'arnes Allbee farm on the Rockingham road. The body was found at that time bv W. J. Hutchins. From Influenza and Nervous Break down. Angeles, OaL. Feb. 23. Conn?l ned improvement, of M.!-l Norms n.l, film actre, who is suffering from in-flueo.-a and nervous breskdown, wss reported to-day by her physician. VIRTUALLY UNDER GUARD. 1 1 ..4K .-a , ' . x- ,.n, . .j - k i... "P bnd. mith showed fight n1 to the sub-prefecture. with pi-tols and ordered him to throw ght ani through the alsjomen. BULL ATTACKED HIS AUTO. - Machine Paiated Red Owaer Cannot Collect Insurance. Tc-prka. Ks.. FeK 23. Fred Knud- ! son, a farmer, to-day appealed to the SHOE WAGE CUT. Uie bench in the I'nited States wbo at the White House and Mr. Ilawson have no conception of the basic princi- was prestnted to Present Harding, pie ef English law was msde by Oeorge Mr. Keayoa .who learned from the W. Wickersbam. former attorney Senate to acrrpt the appoiatment aa a fetters!, ia aa address yeeterday lie- judge of the eighth circuit, planned to tore the conference of bar associations, leave to-day to aseumc his new duties. These men are called upon to inter-1 - pwl tue laws .the former attnmey CRANGE IN WICHITA. (en'rai Mm, aaaing. I sh udder w probirfti eofifroat Mr. Wi4 kei:aia incresMrig nunibeT of CBder-edixated WHiita. Kas Feb. 23. Tbe wext lie rsinted his automobile ret. that enee crowing into the legal rk ia annual meeting cf the National France bull at a pul'iw a)e at Orioe, Kss., at- 13" perk. it was anouwrd to-dsv Russian Soviet Delegation te Econom ic Conference. fcr much from exposure beyond having one ear froien. CARIBOU IN NEW BRUNSWICK. Have Returned After aa Absence tf Seven Years. FredeTicton. X. B, Feb. 23. After . . . sn absence of seven years, ear hou nave an insurance agent, of Manchester, X.,, ! " , v- ' ,.: a, ,, 0 I liegun to return lo ZNew Hriinri'-K. H Ihe theory is that Mr. Hall, w was going north on his bicycle, wss struck accidentally by an automobile. He bled profusely. " His skull waa fractured, his nose brokeji down and jaw crushed. The poli' and State's Attorney Harold K. Whitney were otified and Mr. Whitney and Sheriff FOUND INFANT ON DOORSTEP. Lee Young of Richford Will Keep Youngster for Present. Richford, Feb. 23 Ie Young, who lives in South Richford, situated three miles from here, has been presented with an inrant hy Fome unknown per son. The infant was found in the morn ing when Mr. Yonng opened the front door of his home. He saw a suit case on the steps and brought it into the home. He thought he heard a slight noise inside and on opening the casn found a baby of about two davs old. The child was made comfortable with warm clothing when placed in the case and could not have been there long aa it was ei ill alive. ' In its mouth the baby continued to clasp the nipple of a bottle of milk which had been diluted and fixed ac cordingly to method" usually followed in feeding infants. - The youngster ap peared to be in good health. For tho present Mr. Young is keeping the child. What disposition will be msde of ic is not known as yet. PURELY A LOTS AFFAIR Declare Ei-U. S. Seaater Mantle ef Montana, About te Wed ( hicago, Feb. 23. Lee Mantle. TO. fomer I'nited States senator from , . I The animals diapieared in 1Q15 ' i..-,.. ..im;tt i.j.v 11.1 k. .. ' - ;. .i.-:. r ... - . .. ... csii-e 01 a p.r.:. ... w.r M,M f u. lalv. 2., a recent graduate fodders, and went norta to the bleak ;from tH University of Nebraska, w.l! Ga.pe peninsula of Qnelc W married within "the neat few dars. Recently the tracks of a larje Herd j Th. mtrnz license waa taken oit were seen in the forests aot far from 1 j,,., vestcrdav. It's going to be a shock to some of I.vr.n. Mas., F-b. when I think of the Rational Orrsnliatien Wia Hold Seat ,,t surerintendent of muran-e for FVwva Shoe company, a member of r,BT , tiagna-- . , mw .aid in e,.!le.-iing c!1.sh.o insurance on h Lrnn 'sh" Manufacturers inoris- u( ee-n m said there was as g laere. j kj awrtrmlbj, KnndHi stated that ht rul ,nto l"en per rit an this city. MILK AT SIX CEXTS. As Result ef a Milk land. War ia Rut- rvery city ia the country six! ht w;il he r.-M in vkss:1. ivartosi rl t kfl it and test tue Imuran com- in' i-wmii arnseraeBi wna toe meditHins perhaps were worse ia Xew kswi. t)titsl recorier, ataoiuced fcere pny rt f usd to evea consider L-s sh worker' ui,kas evpires ca York City tLa a elsewhere. to-day- Cim. Apr J 30. Moscow, Feb. 2fi. In order to in u r the retura to Russia of the dele gation sent to the projected economics eonierence. oniy tnoe per-ons who jWellman made an examination. Several hre families or peions ia Ku-is wbo hsd driven automobiles north dur- -7- j win oe aie.wea 10 jpi. in(, ,h. trTnoo or h,d lto. Eleven Per tent Keductioa By Done-; Tbe oiet has had t-K snany. eiam- moUles going ia tkata dir- ion were van Co. il'e of "" afrit wi!hng to work nMttna,e,C but one havinv a kiwwl. T' . , rsi but unwilling to return. Sev- j, ,f the acrklent was diocovere.1. Kuiland. Teh. i-. A TOi.k war 1 he ,l,.tin K. ; ev-l rtrernment ivmii i!l umn. t. L. j.:.. , - mlilrii hat been in royre 'jere ,o-e be dficpatiB under te cuie!canin at the Upper MWi. Wa one Ite fsll came to a heai yesterday si-! eecretarieo. to inaure tl.t good con-who passed Mr. Hall. He remembered big ,r ,' buinea liUict ad -t and return of tHe dcli-rsie mh a tnati m t, rr-U K. e. vrtif4 the flu'd at 0 cer a oiart. rTnl " " r'" ewj.injmg 1:. etample of the irata of M. near the Weedea tiUce. i su 1 lower th trve cnargea im- Brai hy aaMiiatiosi last summer! in-e Mr. Hail's death, deter he ! mediately liefore the ar. i IjfU a a wsrmr.if t-- Si'-kers that fcave lieea at work oa the c-ae, and 1 ' '-"as, i- een: f i mi t'.re ,msr.vn.st diec-p:.ne wiU 1 np- nrnling to attorneys, new esulence has d.-al.r hurt V tlUmg at II cent kc;J sud tiul its ana is l.w. beea secured. untd a Uw wetka ago. my old cronies." he said. "I have reputation as a non snsrryirtg ma a. It'a purely a lore affair. TALK OF THE TOWN F. T. Cutler leaves this aftetwuo f,r Sandaly. M to set a lrgi eoldter' monuiueot. The bottom 4sm i 10. feet square and there are two Ter bae- Tut d is fHr feet Sir in. aes o,nne a4 seea feet six frHe lipr. Oa ret lh !:-ie. TV r.ii?rt ?.a t be roic4 froaa Id r to tl ivUR-iwU.a.