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THE BARRE BAI-LY' TIMES
VOL. XXVI No. 104. BARHE, VERMONT. MONDAY, JULY 17, 1922. PRICE, TWO . CENTS. SHERIFF AND EIGHT MEN KILLED 'AND A LARGE NUMBER INJURED; BATTLE NEAR WELLSBURG.W.VA. GERMANY PUTS STRIKERS MAY BE EXPELLED HOUSESSWEPT UP THE-MONEY BY BIG jFLOOD Berlin Government Deposi For Going Out: Without Official Sanction From Union Heads " AT CHICOPEEi ! ted 32,(500,000 Gold Marks in Banks V ,sv v fmtm Coal Mine Which Has Been Working On An Open Stop Basis Was Attacked By a Large Party of Men, Who Burned Tipple SHERIFF HAD PUT GUARDS .vfv ABOUT MINE The Bodies of the Dead Were Taken to Wells burg and the Wounded Were Taken to Hospitals in Wheelinc Am bulances Were Halted By Bullets TWO BANDITS ROBBED NEW YORK OFFICES Bound and Gagged Cashier and Then Stole About 10,000 ia Val- , cables. OPERATORS WILL ACCEPT Offer of Arbitration the Bituminous Mine Dispute New York, July "17. Two bandits, entering the banking and merchandise officer! of E. J. Faour and Brother shortly after they opened for business to-day bound and gagged the cashier, looted the safe of cash and securities 1 Tl 1H 41. f ... sign business colony bordering the WAS FORECASTED downtown financial district on the west. ' The bandits took American and for eign curreneey, Liberty bonds and checks which it was estimated totalled $10,000. A watchman who arrived soon after the hold-up released the victim. Of FLEETWOOD SAYS HEJS CANDIDATE Morrisville Man seeks Republican Nomination for Congress In First District. -. Morrisville, July 17. Frederick O. Fleetwood of Morrisville announced on Saturday his candidacy for the Re publican nomination as representa tive to Congress, in the following statement ; i wian to thank the man v voters who man? hA A;t.A jjiviuiocu utr lituir sumj i in cane TJ'C'ETk'D'lJ' Hfl7'C,nr'TXT"' ' 1 nul"d become a candidate for the DJLirUllEj MCjCj LlSSKxi Republican nomination for represents- TO MEET JULY 15 REPARATIONS BILL According to Official Noti fication to Reparations Commission ape. LEAH SILVER OUT ON BONDS, Hoover Appealed Operatives In vidually i to Because She Is About to Become Moth- .er Again. Washington, D. C., July 17 (By the Associated Press). From over-night Vr Vrt 17T!.. T . Ril. " " """ H ver. whose baby, Ruth, suffering from "81"" wno mn nere lo re8Pona exposure and mosquito bites, was found I iTesiaeni naraing- oner oi arbt Wellsburg, W. Va., July IT (By Tel- a week ago in a marsh at Coney Island, waa released by the police on $200 bail to-day when her attorney told Magistrate O'Neill she soon would be come a mother again. tratlon as a means of settling the coal strike it appeared likely that there would be in the hands of the president before to-night an acceptance of the . . .. , L. . I Alter nor arrest at jew Haven last arbitration proposal practically with - r - .a,. I oaturday, Miss Oliver was brought here Duvall and eight men are known to have been killed and a large number wounded in a fight at the Clifton mine of the Richland Coal company, ten miles from WeHsburg, near the Penn sylvania state line to-day. The dead were brought lb Wellsburg and the wounded were taken to Wheeling hoe pitals. by detectives. She freely admitted be ing the baby's mother and took au thorities to the spot where she desert ed the child. To-day she is at the baby's bedside. Wheeling, W. Va., July 17. Sheriff H. H. Duvall and twelve other persona were killed and 25 others wounded in a fight at the Standard mine of the Richland : Coal Co., two miles from Wellfiburg, W. Va- this 'norning, ac cording to a telephone message at Wells-burg. The mine, which has been working on an open shop basis'? was reported to have been attacked by a large party of men from over the ' Pennsylvania line. After the fight they burned the tipple. l ne cierx said tnat a deputy waa brought , to Welleburg shortly after daybreak. He had been shot and was in a serious condition. - This deputy, he said, reported that the sheriff heard trouble was brewing at the Richland mine and he rushed there with hie deputies. They stationed themselves about the mine property. At 5 a. m. a body of marching men appeared from the direction of Avella, Pa., and the clerk said his reports indicated the men opened lire, drove back the officers, and set Are to the tipple, in which some deputies had tak en refuge. The sheriffs son, he said, waa in the tipple and it was believed these officers had been burned. Five hours after the fighting sterted the situation was quiet, the Jerk said. AMBULANCES TURNED BACK. Taking No Chances. A little railroad in the province of Ontario that ia noted for the non prohibition titles of two of its stops, had a drown v individual, who had im bibed not wisely but too well of borne I vided in its view, while some Ohio oper brew or kindred concoctions, -as a pas-1 ora and those from Pennsylvania senger one warm day. The brakauian, I Wffre definitely adverse to acceptance out condition and that a majority of the employers would join in its sup port. The operators proceeded to-day to draw up a proposal that would get unanimous support. On the basis of the separate meetings it was said that Illinois operators, a section of Ohio, op erators and delegates from operators' associations in the southwest and west generally favored acceptance. The In diana contingent was considerably di- a Jocular Iellow, decided to give the sleeping man the fall benefit of the calls when the two queerly-DaruJd sta tions .were neared. "Brandy Creek!" be bawled at the first stop, and the taper one started violently, gased about him in bewild of the president's proposition. Secretary Hoover discussed the sit uation with individuals among the op erators and was Understood to have nrjred acceptance. Alfred Ogle and William Field, rep resenting the Pittsburgh producers, erment for a moment, then subsided I were called to the White House prior again. Ten minutes later the brakeman re turned. ' "Rattle Snake Harbor!" he yelled lustily. The intoxicated man Jumped to bis feet with a cry of fear, his :yos star ing and lunged for the door. "Where are you going! asked the grinning brakeman, barring the wy. I m goin to ret out thish darned train before we gitsh to Deli ri 4m Tre mens," replied the passenger,' excited ly, endeavoring to push the brakeman aside. Judge. Were Not Allowed t Go Into the Re gion of Trouble. f?teubenvflle, O., July 17. Automo biles carrying newspapermen and am bulances proceeding from Wellsburg "Ind Follansbee, W. Va., to the Rich land mines were turned back bv bul lets at 9:45 this morning, according to word received here, firing is Mill go- ing on along the road leading to the mines. Four deputies, Colby Robinson, Charles Nichols, Emerson Rough and a man named Moilngo, all teriously injured, nave been brought to Wellsburg. At 10 a. m. an ambulance loaded with deputies, started from Wellsburg to try to force tnoir way to the mine to bring in the victims. The Crisis. "Governments wonld get on better." said Justice Panken of New York, "if they were franker with one another. As conditions are to-day, international diplomacy is almost as bad as the Tin Can poker game. A group of bad men were playing poker in a Tin Can saloon. Jt was Wild Bill's deal. .Tbe pot grew enor mous. Then came the showdown. I got four deuces," said Red Facs Laarv. ""Four kings,' Rmithers howled. "'Four aces,' shrieked Eg the Yegg. "Wild Bill, the dealer, :ughed harshly. 'Rake in the pot, if ye get the nerve, rr, he said, but ye know dura to assemblage of the operators in their general, meeting. It was understood that President Harding desired to urge that operators' groups which have bees adverse to the government s arbitra tion proposal reconsider their stand. ' TALK OF THE TOWN W. A. Davis of Flalnfleld was oper ated on at the City hospital last Sat urday. Mildred Clark of Fraraingham, Mass., is visiting at the Some of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clark of Abbott avenue. Mrs. WW Ward and son. Clarence, who have been visiting at the home of Mrs. J. M. Ward of South Barre, re turned yesterday to Burlington. Mks Mary Sector of Division street left last week for Lowell, Muss., where she is to attend a business college. Judge E. L. Scott returned yester day from Alburg, where h ha been passing a few days at nis camp. H. A. Dunbar returned last nght from Boston, where he wenr for the purpose of driving home a new car. Miss Nellie Howell of Boston is passing a few davs at the home of her uncle, John Howell, of Church sfreet Miss Esther McCarthy of the Metro- born tive to Congress from the first Con gressional district of Vermont.. 1 have decided to seek tbe nomination for such office at the primaries to be held (September 12, 1922. If the voters of the district should see fit to nominate and elect me I will make every effort to represent their interests and the interests of our country to the best of my ability. My platform is the plat form of the Republican party and of its great leader. President Harding. . Frederick G. Fleetwood. Morrisville, July 15, 1922.. The Candidate. ' Frederick Gleed Fletwood was in St. Johnsbury, September 27, 1809. He waa educated at St. Johnsbury academy and in 1868 entered the Uni versity of Vermont, where he remained two years, going then to Harvard, where he was graduated in 1891. Three years later he was admitted to the bar and was state's attorney for Lamoille county from 1800 to 1898. In 1900 he was a presidential elector on the Re publican tk-ket and was chosen as mes senger to carry the vote to Uasmnir ton. He waa elertd secretary of state m 1902 and re-elected in 1904 and 1906. When Seceretary of State Ouy vv. Bailey resigned his office in 1918 to become comptroller of the University oi Vermont, Mr. Fleetwood was ap pointed by the trovemor ss secretary of state to fill out' the unexpired term, but was not a candidate for re-election. Paris, July 17 (By the Associated Press!. The reparations commission was officially notified to-day that Ger 32,000,000 gold marks in designated banks to meet her July 15 reparations psyment. ESPAR0LE WAS FIRST 11 that ain't the hand I dealt ye.' " politan office of St. Johnsbnry is pars s Anpeles Times. I ing s week's vacation at her home on BROKE UP MINERS' MARCH. And Near j Nine Arrests Were Made Washington, Ps. Wsshinrton, Pa.', July 17. Sheriff we Los Angeles Times. . Scarcity of Preachers. 5tevens county has s small but rsth- er remarkable settlement. It waa founded in the early "80. Nearly every family lives in its own nome- mtmA TK(r irnM rt tnaiv Kmim. corn and watermelons never fail in thia thrT hv n plyd' favored district. Many of them are in independent circumstances. How many families nave you in the settlement, uncle!" we asked a venerable old member. Why, nephew," he replied, "there are rammas about 60." "You must have a hard time getting preachers," we spsin ventured bavins in mind the love of religions exercises. I . u- - TV,! t... ..k Tl..r. i. l. I " . " " . . .. TWd w lias. ash. Thor ia nnlr ri. . w ,, j . : A 1 : I . . ... ivruucn, ofpuin-. imis pum-i-1 bont 20 preachers regulsr." Hugoton early to-dav broke up a march of men Herald. who were on their way to the Lincoln Hill mine near here. Nine jrreU were made. The mine has been operating I At with non-union men since the coal strike was called. Summer street. Lillian Shay; Cecilia Shay nnd John Shay of Burlington are visiting for a few days at the home of T. J. Burke of Short street. Redfleld Hoar and Frank Tm ki-r re turned to-day from StrafTird, where on a . road eon struct ion Job. Mrs. Charlotte Frenier ..f Highland avenue, who i attending the V. t. M. summer school, returned to Burlington yesterday after pssiing the week end at her home here, Mario Bianchi, Fgitio Bism hi. Hen ry Roman! and John Romani i1 Mil ford, N. H are visiting- f.ir a few Mr. and Mrs Touehyl lecture, a well-known authority EACH SHOT IN ARM. Five Wounded Men Whs Drifted In- to Avella, Pa, Wouldn't Tell How. Avella, Ta., July 17. Five men suf fering from gunshot won us! drilled in to the office of Dr. V n here this morning and asked that their wounds be dreseed. Each had heen shot in the! arm and one in addition, had been bit in the leg. Tbey did not give their names, nor did they explain how they csme y ineir injuries. A Powdered Heroins. From a story "A smile crept over her face." Probably the smile real ised thst if it went sey faster it would kirk op too mo-h duet. Boston Trsnscript. A Snappy "Yes." Daughwr Ma, Mr. Renkteigh it coming bere to-sirhC If he sks me to marry fc:ra how shall I arm-cr! ' Mother Promptly, my chili Bos tea TrsBsenrt. on economics mentioned the fact that in some parte. of the 1'nited Stales the number of men wss coniJerblv more than that of women, and added humorously: "I can, therefore, recommend the ladies to emigrate to that part of tbe countrv." A voting lady seated in one of the center rows of the auditorintn got up nd, full of indication, left the room rsther noiily. Whereupon the lectur er remsrked: "I did not mean that it ho0d I done in such a harry." Everybody. Bachelor Sentiment. He Indeed. ! am fond of children, particularly in the country. Sb Why particularly when you're in the country? He Not when I am in the country. When they are. Paris Sane-Oene. Mephen Run of North Jain stteet. Through a misunderstanding f-etur day's paper hsd it thst the tJldmobile Co. of Vermont was taking a f.re truck to St. Athens which hsd liecn pur chased by thst city. It ihouli hse read thst the truck was boir-; taken there f demonstration. There wss a slight enllisian in front of the Tildes Shoe Co.'s etore lst night when the ear belonziig to H. A. Phelps snd drives by him, stiurk the Ford sedan of William I. Itthie. Mr. Duthie wss sbout to irn his or sround snd started down Vv'i Main street when the Phelps car rtrurk c running board. Both cars were going slowly snd tittle damage was aone. Visitors from this city in HieTigate yesterday report that Louis Ualrerini of the Union tTothmg compinv. who is camping is tbst vicinity rr two weeks, made a star catch yesientsy whew he hooked a pw-keTrl we-gh'rg jut sevMi and one-half pounj. He alo bad a large number f smaller 8h at the time. For Entertainment Only. Oorinda has sumerioos beaux Who esemrt her to cafes and aheaux; But fa- Clo's a roToette And if pnppish they gt She trn vp hrr heau:.ful am Rones Tranecript. There's Always a Wy. Mabel (to brother. mV jsp got tie bet of the cherries t Yos rUv are a rig. John. Mnher It's not very nkf to rail sevone s fi. dsrneg. Mshe! .n rght. I wont. 0 t? Tvt f?e I see a pf I sta'J t il it "Ji-hn." Lond-a Puca. IMPORTANT SINGLES MATCHES. Were Being Played st Lonrwood Challenge Bowl. , Boston, July 17. Interest to-day in tbe opening of the 30th annual Long wood challenge ' bowl tournament centered in the matches of R. Noria Williams 2d, twice national champion. against Joeiali Wheelwright; Phil Nwr sssinst C a. Wilbar. and Na thaniel W. Nilrs, present state cliam pion, against Donald M. Hill, jr.. Law rence a. kit against rred V. Jnman, and V allace F. Johnson agsinst John Sfl. Nicboll were the other ' features of tbe initial dsy. William T. Tilden 2d, national chain pion, will be seen in auction to-morrow hen he win meet 'T. L. Green. Tennis experts judging by the game displayed by the champion ' against Richards at Providence Saturday, be Ifeve Tilden to be at Ms best, tilden wss never played in a match for the Long-wood bowL To-day's play on the Lmtirwodo courts was devoted to singles. The doubles will be started to-morrow. It wss doubtful, early to-day. whether Williaf M. Johnson of California would compete in the tournament but of ficials said thsta if he dectfed to come east this week he would be permitted o go into the challenge round against the winner. TOSSED THROUGH WINDSHIELD. In Class C Pace at Rutland Matinee Races. Rutland, July 17. In the matinee races held . here Saturday afternoon, Queer Lady, entered by J. B. White of Saratoga, N. Y, made the best time of the day, 2:17 in capturing the second clas psce..Esparole, owned by F. 0. Ralph of Brookfield and driven by Fred A. Slayton of Barre, won tbe class C pace. Slayton also drove Joyrole, an other Ralph racer, to second money in class E pace. Daley's horse, Punch Deen, driven by Slayton, took first in class D pace. The results were as follows: Class B Pace., Mary I. White Saratoga 1 Helen Deen, Slayton, Barre 3 Belle B., Roberts, South Walling- ford . 2 Time: 2:20V,; 2:19. Class A Pace. Queer Lary, White, Saratoga 1 Katalinka, Smith, Rutland 2 Aconite, Sargent, Rutland 3 Time: 2:19; 2:17. Class C Pace. Espsrole, Slayton, Bene 1 Utell, Smith, Rutland 2 Khaki Lad, White, Saratoga S Willow Patch, Spoon. Rutland .... 4 2:Ziy; 2:84. Class D Pace, Punch Deen, Slayton, Barre 1 Archie Boy, Patenaude, Castleton 2 8 David R., Duchene, South Welling ton! , a Edna B- Ellis, Castleton 4 Time: 2j27i; :2S. Class E Paoa. Jypsy Woolwortb, Smith, Rutland 1 1 BUT PERSUASION WILL BE TRIED FIRST CO.M MAKING DRIVE TO FILL ITS RANKS To Get 25,000 Maintenance of Way Men to Re sume Work Chicago, July 17. Approximately 25,000 maintenance of way men have struck without permission from Presi dent Grable, J. C. Smock, vice-presi dent of the union, estimated to-dav.. Mr. Smock said the striker" prob ably will be outlawed by their na tional officers. Mr. Grable, who conferred witf President Harding iSaturdav, is in Detroit to-day. Asso the Detroit, July 17.' (Bv the ciated Press). Members of aiaimenance or way union who en gaged in an unauthorized strike will not be expelled from the union "for the moment" but brotherhood organizers will be sent to interview the strikers and attempt to persuade them to re main at . work pending final decision as to a national strike, E. F. Grable, president of the United Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes and Shop laborers, said this morning. Time: Joyrole, Slayton, Barre Easter Lily, Brough, Poultnsy . . . Charlotte Lambert, Sargent,' Rut land G"n. Wt. Boy, Patenaude, Castle ton ., , , Tima: 2:25V4; 2:28. Class F Trot Queen's Own, Spoon, Rutland Bwright, White. Saratoga Kila, O'Rourke, Castleton 1 1 3 4 4 6 5 I 1 2.2 3 POLIO CLINIC IN BARRE William Sopemault of Forestdale Was Badly Injured. Middlebury, July 17. William Sup ernault of Forestdale was badly in jured late Saturday night when thrown through the windshield of his Ford tourning car, hit by a car that passed him. Supemault landed on the rocks on the shore of Lake Dunmore and was partly in the water when found by two boys from Zelinko camp. "Four stitches ,hsd to be taken in one of his arms by tbe camp doctor and his head wss badly bruised. He lost much blood. Supernault was coming north when sn auto passed him from the rear and at the same time one from the front. His car was hit bv one of them and hut for the trees the car would have shot off the bank into the lake. The impart was so violent that it tossed Supemault through the windshield. TALK OF THE TOWN Will Be Held at the City Hospital en Aug. 2. Another series of clinics for the pur pose of giving sdvice regarding eases of infantile psrslysis has been arranged by Dr. R. W. Lovett snd Dr. F. R. Ober f Boston snd doctors under tbe state board of health bare been invited to send patients of this class to the near est clinic The list of clinics is ss fol lows: Aug. 1, Heaton hospital. Mont pelier, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.; Ang. 2, Barre lity hospital, Barre, 9 a. m. to 2 p. m.; Aug. 3, Woman's club bouse, St. Johns bury, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m ; Aug. 6, Odd Fellows' hall, Barton, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m.; Aug. 7, City hospital, St. Albans, 9 a. m. to 1 p. tn.; Aug. 8, Free Dis pensary, Burlington, 8:30 a. m. to 4 p. m.; Aug. 9, City hospital, Rutland, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.; Aug. 10, Ormsbee house. Proctor, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.; Aug. 11, high school. White River Junction. 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. The first four clinics will be in charge of Dr. Lovett, and the last five under Dr. Ober. - , HITCHCOCK MTCINSTRY. Eugene Gnvette of Newport passed the week end with Leo St Msrie of South Main street Miss Besie E. Spear of Jefferson street left to-day for Bethlehem, N. H-, where she plans to pass a two weeks vacation. Miss Mary Smart of Central street left Saturday for Newark, N. J, to pass a short visit with her sister, Mrs. Jsrk Davidson. Mis Mabel Judd of South H.dW, Mass., returned home to-dsy after psssing a week's vscatioa st tbe htn of her euin, Mrs. N. B. Ballard, rf Tremont street. A very thrilling little incident oe- cutred yesterday is front of the F. H. Krr A O. s store when a vohps child rf ahout three years of see, a ho fat fitting ia a Ford car. crawled cot to a dangfTou angle unnniml hr its i trotter, tlettmg its bndv t. tr mil j arrer some mnoemTirg. lot .,mij. ster kt its balance and Urifi t fall, only to be seized by the ankle bv the frantic mother, a he went mer tHe i4e- He burg tbre suspended in imd air until reWd by a v,.t,rij geil Tr.aa n ho. ith coir pseiocn. vat r irg the street at toe lunr. Barre School Teacher Bride ef An Al bany Man. Carroll M. Hitchcock of Albany and Miss Grace E. MoKinstry of Woodbury were united in marriage at 8 o'clock Saturday evening, July 15, by Rev. F. L. ffood speed at the parsonage of the Barre longregattonal church, the ample ring service being used. The bride is quite well known in Barre. She ia a graduate of the John son Normal school and has been for four years a successful teacher in the st hools of Barre City. Mr. Hitchcock is manager of the Albany garage and Mr. and Mrs. HiU-bcock will reside in that town. NEW ENGLAND SIT- UATION UNCHANGED No Railroad Officials Report, That More Man Than Last Week Are Out. Boston, July 17. Stationary engi neers, firemen and oilers remained at their posts on New England lines today according to reports from railroad of-. flcials. , The number of this class of workmen, it was pointed out, is smalL Other strike conditions remained un changed over the week-end. Officials of the Boston and Maine and New Haven roads denied than any mainte nance of way employes were on strike. They said that the few hundred men who were out were merely a part of the seasonal turnover common at this time of year when contractors snd others sre'Sble' temporsrily to offer better wages. Road otlicisla on all lines asserted that no more men were out than dur ing last week. Officials of the Boston snd Albany railroad reported that conditions on their linese were slightly improved to day. They stated that the stationary engineers, firemen and oilers were a at work as usual and that slight gains were recorded over the week end in the maintenance of wav forces.. Barre Company in National Guard Needs About 20 Men This Week to Reach Full Strength. ' A drive for recruits for Co. M, 172d infantry (First Vermont) has been in stituted by Captain Neale W. Hooker and the other officers of the Barre unit, and some of the officers will be at When 20,000,000 Gallons of. Water, Released By the Breaking Two Dams,' Swept T .?n Williman-I r w . sett B a XT' i. rri xuany mis Morni the armory in the Quarry Bank build- J y QP LIFE ing each night this week between the houre of 7 and 8 in order to receive enlistments and discuss ' the matter with applicants. About twenty men are needed because of the fact that a num ber of members of Co. M have removed from the city, temporarily at least. Absolute assurance has been given By the quartermaster general's office: that rn no account will Co. M be called u pcrti for strike duty in the Barre gran ite belt Y'oung men over 18 years of age, physically fit, are wanted for recruits in the company, and they are invited to present themselves at one in order to get into shape for the annual mus ter, which will be held at fort tthan Allen for two weeks, beginning Aug. 5. Co. M is a machine gun company and the men are armed with machine guns j and pistols. Membership in this com pany gives great' benefit to the men through development of their physical condition because of the physical drills. Obedience to orders is required, thus teaching the men another valuable at tribute inward powerful action. This drill gives the men confidence in them selves and also shows them how to nan- S9 YA REPORTED; DAMAGE LARGE Many People Were Forced To, Take Refuse in the Upper Stories of Their Houses One Woman Suffered Shock from the Excitement A DAY OF PLEASURE. COLLIDED IN BRIDGE. Ida Adams, Driving Team. Injured When Struck By Meat Track. In a C't'iisioa in the bridge over the Winooski river at East Montpelier Sat-(with C. Cooper and A. Birnie second. unlay, Miss Ida Adams, who was driv- For, Young and Old of the Presbyterian Church. . The annual picnic of the Presbyter ian church and Suodey school was held at Caledonia park Saturday. Fair weather was a decided factor in mak ing it a success.. Owing to the fact that so many of the men of the church are out of town this year, the crowd was smaller than usual but tha enthusiasm of all present made up for the lack of the crowd. . One peculiar feature noticeable was that fro the past years an aeroplane has passed oer the picnic grounds and Saturday proved no exception to the usual rule. Soda and icre cream were furnished free to all of the children on tbe grounds and they made short work of the entire supply, After lunch was over, the athletic contests were in order, a great deal of pint being shown over each event. In e shot put K Sierra proved his superiority over other contestants. Lowell McLeod scored second place ami Angwin third. There was a lara nutn of entries in the hammer throwing con test the same three winners scoring in the reverse order. In the hundred in the reverse ordei In the hunrded ard dash for boys under 10, the win ner were Belmont roster, rarland lic Leod and John Walker. The hundred yards for girls under ten was won by Alice Anderson with Frances Mi Bain and Lillian Anderson following. Race for both sexes under five, 1st. Chsrles Milne, Snd. (ieorge McLeod, 3d Edith Henderson. In the race for boys from 10 to 1.1, Newell McKenzie scored first money with John Walker second and Donald Campbell third. The hundred yards for girls went to Alice Anderson. Eveleyn Criehton being sec nd and Barbara Hamilton third. Miss Phvlis Hamilton won the voun ladies' race, leaving second nad third plaeeefor Msrgaret Clark and Irene Booth. The young men's race waa one of the most excitinir and the results showed P. Angwin 1st. S. Sierra second and M. Mile 3rd. Sierra was obliged to give the other racera a handicap in this event in order to make it interest ing. The three legged race for girls went to P. Hamilton and M. Kidd with M. (lark and I Booth tied with V. Mef Dnaald for second plsce. ffl ::rfiflrx Donsld snd C. for second place. Newell place in the nova three legged rao Chicopee, Mass., . Ang. 17. Fairly definite assurance had been obtained at .9 o'clock this morning that no loss of life had resulted from the bursting of two dams on Willimansett brook at 1:30 o'clock this morning that sent, twenty million gallons of die other men. In time of war National J tater rushing down the( valley of tie Guard men furnish the nucleus for offi-1 brook, a considerable section of Wil- cers and non-commissioned officers. limon.f . tr, -,MQ;ai .A In fact, the National Guard is . sidered by many to be the backbone of utaexurmg district, on the easterly the national defense at the present J bank of the Connecticut river which time because of the small sise of tbe constitutes an outlying section of Chic- regular army. If the National Guard inundated. i not kept up to a high standard the . ty vary from 8500,000 to $1,000,000. Property loss win be heavy as ' a score or more of dwelling houses were swept from their foundations and y many were carried a considere.ble dis tance while others wese tilted on their foundations. Dozens of smaller build ings, many of them containing live- resnilar army will have to be made larger, with consequent addition of taxes and other expenses. Barre has had a long and favorable military history, including the posses sion at one time of tbe Spencer Rifles, one of the crack companies in the Ver mont National fiuard. Barre furnished two companies in tbe World wsr, Co. C and the Headquarters Co., besides many other volunteers to other parts I stock, were swept away and demol isnea ana ineir occupants arowueo. The disaster was caused ty the giv- " ing away of a cement dam at Lang walds pond, situated between two and three miles from tbe center populated d strict of Willimansett The crest of the dam remained in place but a lower section was pushed out and the relessed wster rushed down the vsl lay for half a mile, entering Rob erts pond. The water tore out the wooden dam at the lower end of this pond snd a high wave swept on down of the army, navy and marines. It is the purpose of Co. M to maintain this reputation as well as to serve the coun try. itloreover, there will be a local ben efit to the community through sturdy support of Co. M. There are hopes for the construction of a state armory in Barre, which would be a great sweet to the community because it would pro vide a convention hall, a gymnasium and many other facilities. Barre is very much in need of such a structure at the present time. A big effort is to V ?M'7 'P'ng out into a resi dential district and in places reaching a depth or ieven feev Dwh ponds were formed for ice euttii.g purposes by the building of dtms. The dam st Langwslds pond was sbout 300 feet long whilo the wood structure at Robert pand was sxtlier. Residents of tbe locality were panic str iken.. Mai: 7 rrtaea out b au ef fort to escape bi.t were forced to wi back and began rmoriir rhiidn-n. eld erly persons snd cifej'.s to tipper stor ies out of reach of the -titer. Died Sunday Night at Her Home, In L,mp of j,e Holyoke. V. W. C. A., on the bank of Langwald a pond, was not swept away. The camp is some ts be made to get a state armory within a very short time, and it is very nec essary that Co. M be necruited up to the full strength all the time. Therefore, the officers snd men of the company are expecting that there will be enlistments enough during the present week to fill the ranks. The place to apply is at the Co. M armory, Qusrry Bank building. Any evening this week. MRS. CELIA ROBARGE. Shurtleff Place. Celia (Gingras) Robarge died Sun day night at her home at 2 Shurtleff place, death being due to a complica tion of diseaees. Mrs. Robarge was born in 1891 in Lancaster, N. H., the denghter of Mr. snd Mrs. Theodore Gingrss. Her par ents survive their daughter, Mrs. lio- bsrge was married in GraniteviUe ia 1917 to Arthur Robarge, whom she leaves. Besides her parents and her husband, the deceased leaves three children Blanche, age 4,. Leon a, age 2, and Annie, red 2 months. She also leaves thre Mrs feet above the edge of the water and the 25 girls occupying it slept until S o'clock this morning, awakening to find their boats atraDded on what had been the bank of the pond. The tracks of the Connecticut river division of the Boston and Maine railroad served as a barrier and to s large extant diverted the spreading water awsy from the larger part of the vifJsge which lies between thnsl tracks snd the Connecticut river. Near the Willimansett ...ilrosd sts tion st the northerly end of the vil- sisters. Mrs. Odisnns Hehert.llage, the water poured hroueh an un- Antoine Boufort, Miss Eva Gin-lderpass snd swept southward, flooding DEATH AT MIDDLESEX. rig a team, was injured when her vehi- rle w as struik by a meat delivery truck from Plainfii-ld driven by Clifton Rog ers. Tee meat truck was proceeding to ward Barre and the woman was driv ing into Kat Montpeiirr ti'lare. The wagon was very mu b smasVd snd the oorujiant was U-rown out. One of her h'pe seemed to Tie injured sed she wss taken t the home of Mr. frs!hn nsr th bridge, where I. Wheeler cabled. Laer the injured msn takes to her hone. wan ss The ball game was rather interesting for a five-inning game except for the! fact thst there were not enough married men to form a team and a number of single had to he anh stituted to fill out the team. The bat teries for the trams were Artywin and SaMH for the single men with Sirra in the box aiding to o-nedirt. The smrp wss 7 t with the married men refusing tOj:,1!1lf s week at the (tne f Mrs. Vr finih it out. ' jsrsret Prown of ! ;rrt avenue. Mr. The remainder of the dav was ppont j H!m w;!l hf rwmtvr il a M- in a social time all returning to their rsr Rrown. dsngMr ef th la'e 1 home on the sperisl car at 7 o'clock. Tcter Brown v( Bsrre and Hartford. gras, and two brothers, Louis lngras the mam north and south street from snd Frsnk Gingras, all of Websterville. Chicopee to Holyoke snd spreading The funeral will be held Wednesday cut into side streets to a depth of sev- at 9 ojrlock from St. Sylvester church, eral feet, but quickly drained away, GraniteviUe. . Burial will be in the Deep deposits of mud were left in all Catholic cemetery in GraniteviUe. the atreets for nearly half a mils. south of the railroad atatici-and both trolley and automobile traffic was vir- . ,, ,j lua-uy suspended. , The tracks of the Boston and Mainr were heevily dsmsged. The water fut into tbe embankment and for a time both tracks were out of -ommisfion. The southbound White Mount jin. ex press from Montreal to New York was dVtoured at Northampton and sent ver the branch to New Ha.rti, Conn., and thence to New York. t"Hher trams were held up temporarily. Shortly aft er daylight one line of the railroad was in operation. Had the flood occurred in the day lisht hours when many would have been in the streets, the rasiuJfes could not but liave been aeavy. The nearest instance reported to Sos of life was when Mrs. Albert Cordingly, forced to take to the second story of her home by tbe rising water, suffered a shock, the reu!t of frijht anl overexertion. Though the water reached to the second story of hoiiaes in lower lo caHie. and a score were moved on their foundations or ramd entirely itir from them, in no cse i.d any dwelling collate and this 'n't Si" contributed largely to prevent ean.al-ti-. Train Raced With Flood It is reprn-d that a s.-tithKnuM Mrs. Lucy Ana Miles Passed Away at Hems of Her Son. Mrs. Lucy Ann Miles, widow of Jere miah Miles of Middlesex, died this morning st tbe home of her son, Frank L. Miles, in Middlesex. She wss born in New York Ang. 3, 1S59, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pierce. She was married in April. 1 R73. and her husband died April 18, 1913. Besides the fam ily of Frank" Miles, she is survived by two dsnchtcrs, Haddie Miles of Middle sex snd Mrs. Grsce George, also of Middlesex) a hslf -sister. Mre. Harriett Butler, of Sag Harbor. N. Y. The fu neral will be held Wednesday after noon with burial in the Lewis ceme tery, Middlesex. TALK OF THE TOWN Dr. snd Mrs. C. M. Smvtb, who hse I been visiting in the city for s few days. left yesterday for their borne in Phila delphia. They were accompanied by Mrs. Agnes William" of Averill street, who will i-mi several days in thst cit v. Mrs. .T'hn .1. Helm of Hertford. Conn.. when the game cloed arrived in the nv stiirly and is rt- ( Boston ant Ma me fm-ht tra'S ran S rae with ih r-.i r water. !a- rj th t. -t area !!! a t w ' H . enticed ta I '.ith Pa'.