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VOL. XXVI. No. 105. BARRE, VERMONT. TUESDAY, JULY 18, 19 9 PRICE, TWO CENTS. EXPLOSIONS SERIES OF WRECKED A WAREHOUSE AND KILLED TWOPEOPLE T 5fyre Than a Score of New York People Were In jured, Windows Shat tered for Long: Distance and Hundreds of People Driven From Their Homes at the Terrify ing: Noises TIVE ALARMS BROUGHT OUT MANY FIREMEN 9 easurer oi vvarenouse Concern Wouldn't Tell What Was Stored in the Building Until He Had Consulted His Law yer Theory of Incen diaries. CLERKS' GRIEVANCES ' TO BE TAKEN UP New York, July 18. A series of ex plosions caused by a fire a rooked a six-story warehouse in Greenwich vil lage to-day, killed two people, ser iously injured mor than a erore of persons, shattered window for Works and drove hundreds from their homes in neighboring tenements. ; At 10 o'clock, more -than an hour after the first blast occurred intarmit tent explosions continued, filling that action of the city with fumes and smoke. Five fire alarms had brought to the scene the greatest array of fire apparatus turned out since the Equita ble building fire. "Smoky Joe Martin, acting fire chief, told 'Mayor Hylan that this ex plosions were the worst he had expe rienced in his many years in the de- : jartroent. -''.V-",,',,J , ,:..."; ,.--r The warehouse, where it was be 'Ueved. chemicals or powder faused the 'Masts, had great holes torn in the walls, and tens of briks, stone and .packages of goods were hurled onto Ithe pavements. Neighbors, rushing iont, some tugging household furniture - tsith them, were, flung to the streets fcy the explosions. Many only slight Sly injured were treated on the spot, the more severely hurt being conveyed (to hospitals. A theory that the fire was started "ty incendiaries was advanced to the tomod squad fey Anthony Paone, who flivea opposite the warehouse. He told i lieutenant Gegan that shortly before So o'clock he had seen three men with -a pushcart stop in front of the build jing and carry several boxes in. As ' i they emerged, he said, he heard n explosion and saw flames. He turned .In the alarm. Frederick Francis, treasurer of the i warehouse company, declined to tell fire officials, before he had consulted , hi lawyer, what the contents of the . warehouse were, but, firemen said it I contained magnesia and sulphur. Lieutenant J. J. Shoppemeyer was lilled and nearly a score of firemen were injured, shortly sfter the first fire apparatus had arrived. , Lieutenant Shoppemeyer hsd led his - men inside the building, when an ex plosion tore loose part of the inter ior and buried him. He w dragged from the building by hi men but was crushed to death in the street beneath a falling penthouse. Several of the men who had carried him out were in jured. . One of The explosions tore away al ittMt an entire nude of the building and hurled several firemen to the opnonite sidewalk. At Hearing of Railroad Labor Board in Chicago This Week. Boston, July 18(By the Associated Press). John D. Flynn, general chair man of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks of the Boston and Maine rail road, accompanied by" his assistant, II. D. Eldridge, lef t Boston to day for Chi cago, where, on Friday, the railroad la bor board will hold a hearing on the grievances of the clerks. It was report ed nere that clerks on other roads in this district were taking a strike vote, but it was said that the Boston and Maine clerks, having referred their grievances to the wage board, would not take action of this nature until a decision had been handed down. Grand Vice-President 0. H. Platen of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way and Railroad Shop Laborers has been instructed by President E. F. Gra ble to report at once to Detroit, where a special meeting of the executive board has been called to consider what action is to be taken on the strike ref erendum, owing to the reported contin ued pressure from the, membership for action. . : -r Officials of the BoHton and Maine, Boston and Albany and the New York, New Haven and Hartford said to-day that none of their stationary engi neers, firemen or oilers had answered the call to strike yesterday. Union ofli ciala mid they had reports of men leav ing their work in several shops, i The union officials declared that by Thurs day all the workers of this class would be out. The New Haven railroad advertised to-day for steel car repairmen at its Norwood steel car shops, which opened yesterday, after having been closed since Dec. 24, 1921. Permanent posi tion were offered those who qualified. RICHEST .ENGLISH HEIRESS Edwina Ashley the . Bride of Lord Louis Mont Batten. London, July 18 (By the A. P.), A wedding second only in interest to the nuptials of Princess Mary and Vis count Lawelles took place Uiw after noon in St. Margaret's, Westminster, when England's richest heiress, Mi fcdwina Ashley, married Lord Lou' Mont Batten. The groom is a gr.tml son of the late Queen Victoria, a cousin of King George and the closest friend and companion of the Prince of Wales who was nest man. They will spend their honevmooit in Spain as the guests of King Alfonso ana later wll go to America. 45 ARRESTS AFTER BATTLE HARDING TO AD DRESS STATES Outlining Government Policy in Coal and Rail Strikes CHIEFLY DIRECTED TO COAL STATES And Public at Clif tonvllle, ! W. Va., Is In Highly Nervous State. CAMP OF STRIKERS WAS BROKEN UP Where the Government Considers Complica tions Most Serious 'Washington, D. C, July 18. Prcsi dant Harding will issue a communiea- to-day to the governors of the tion Four Men are -Known Have Been Killed in Encounter. states, outlining federal policy in the coal and rail strike situations. In the meantime- no statement concerning the ; government' attitude ! will hi made - - ' public it was said at 'noon at the 10 Mouse. " , The message will be ; directed particularly' to the chief executives of the coal producing states, where the government considers the complica tions in the coal and rail matters have become most serious. Wellsburg, W. Va., July IS. Forty- five men are in custody 'here and at Wheeling as a consequence of the bat tle at the Clifton mine of the Kichlaml Coal comnanv at C.HftonvlIle. .mrfv'l" " cn Ior ew LESS THAN TWO MONTHS' SUPPLY SAT ON POND'S BANK AND SHOT HERSELF company yesterday, in which at least four per sons were killed. Acting, on orders lie Utilities Companies. Boston, July IS, Figures based on a of the coal i on hand for from Sheriff Thomas Duval of Brooke survey Shcritl il H 1 jmuin uLmiit'rt vmitiaiues in i navs miopiy rw.,i t-m.,i ;.. i. im.. !-v'' Kiigland show a 5( Deputy Sheriff George 1 Card well late 1 ' f wHnpwIee engaged in the clec- me iiui aim power niuusiry; io nay supply for 58 lias companies snd ! last night broke up and dispersed the tent colony of striking tniuc rs n.ar the scene Of the fight-' State police of West Virginia and Pennsylvania patrolled their re?pee tive sides of the border. The attackers i nthe mine tijfht wore aid to have. crossed into West Virginia from border state. days" supply for II electric street rail way companies," nays a statement given out to-4ay by the New England bu reau of public service information.. The survey wsn'made by American Electric the,a"w'Sy association, National Electric j I.ijjiht as rinti';n and the Americitn lias Guards stationed on a hill altoe the association after weeks of the coal Clifton mine dashed into ( liftomille j strike. - early to-day Jo' .report an impending attack. Constabulary rushed1 to the HEARS LENINES IS DEAD, mine and found all quiet. A terrific j t , rainstorm may ' have 'scattered the!c.vl jeBort I, that the Premier Was . j - x - crowd. There were other false alarms during the night. SENTENCED TO DIE FOR WILSON MURDER PIRACY IS CHARGED . Hundred Absa- of BluecoaU Guard doned Houses. Many of the seriously injured wrre firemen and police. Hundreds of hlue rnats, called to the wne, rescued frightened tenement dwellers and oth ers were pted st all abandoned dwell ings to see that no one looted t seated homes. Two hours after the fire broke out. the smoke become so thick that a call was sent to a Brooklyn firchnue to' bring searchlights to Greenwich vil lage. "There sre no records in ihe fire de partment showing any perm,-im for the pretence of cbemK-al in the build ing and if there were any tomI there they were stored tbers illegally," Mid Commie ion er Drennan. "The csue of the Arc has not brea determined." At skws the rasualty livt s:ood at two desd, nearly thirty injured and thrr mtMiojr- The toll was taken chiefly from the ranks of the fire and police departments. Amoiur the hundreds dri.-en from their homes were artists and poets in hahitinz the Bobemiaa serf ion of the rity. The folk, carrris the;r ean saiwes and their wianuwripts which in msny eases comprised iwi of tWir hnaeehnid pwei'Wi rhed f rta tir attir and elr. NeeHr 8e Kars sftr t t rr tHed te ri ss Against Eight Citizens of the Georgian Republic. Paris, July 18. (By the A. P Eight citizens of the Georgian repub lie are to appear in the Assizes court st A ix -en -Provence next Thursday to answer to a charge of piracy on the high seas. They are alleged to have boarded the French steamer Souirah bound from Batum for Trebizond. Two men appeared on the captain's bridge. One leveled a revolver at the officer on duty and the other pointed his weapon at the man at the wheel. Two otiiers took possession of the tele graph office while shots were heard in various parts of the ship, throwing the passengers into .a panic. They then went through the passengers' posses sions, plaeeing jewels and other valu shies in sacks, it is charged. EDITOR C. R. MILLER DEAD Was for 40 Yesri on Staff of the New York Times. New York", July 18. Chsrles R. Mill er, for 40 years editor of the New York Times, died here to-day. He was 73 yesrs old. Mr. Miller's entire newspaper career was with The Times except for three years spent on the staff of the Snrinir field Republican, sfter his graduation irora Dartmouth in 1872. He was recognised as one of the ablest edit orial writers in the country. He received honorary degrees from Dartmouth and Columbia and decora tions from the French and Belgian gov e roments. HEARING A CRISIS. Con- la Deliberations at The Hsgue . ference Over Russia. The Hague, July 18. (By the As so ns ted Press), Every delegate to the Russian conference held Ute feeling to day thst affairs were approaching a climax. The Russian representatives are furious at the European .experts, refusal to arrange a general meeting of all the leaders to dnsruss together all the problems before th conference, and declared that nothing could t ac complished by holding separate de tached negotiation. . The French dele gation hat little faith in the attempt to re-open the coo f crew. ADMITS PURPOSE Was Ts AssassUart French Pmideat and Premier. Pans. July !. (By the A -it,-d PreJ, Ga'v Bonnet, who fired Ih' hnt in an attempt to male PrvVnt MiHerand -July 14. J s formal exsic rit K re!erday d he M"t pltr,e- to a-inse tie twT- nn4tr,itad I r4 PremT 1o ik-:p. rg Reginald Dunn and Joseph O'Sullivsn Found Guilty in the Old Bai- ' ley st London. London, July 18 (By the- Associated Press!. Reginald Dunn and Joseph, O'Sullivan were found guilty to-day, after trial in the Old Bailey, of the murder of the lute Field Xlarshal Sir Henry Hughes Wilson, who was shot down in front of his home on Eaton place last month. The convicted men were sentenced to death. Twenty -six days after the murder the men who fired the fhot? were con victed. This constitutes a record in a criminal case even for England. The attorney general's case for the prosecution required .barely half an hour to present.- The prisoners had ad mitted the killing of the field inareh.il but the judge nevertheless ordered the trial to continue. f Murdered. London, July 18. (By the Associated Press), An Kschanje 'Ielcgrah dis pach from Stockholm to-day, quotes a correspondent as saying he y has been relisbly informed that Premier Lenine of Soviet Russia has beeu murdered. The correspondent says it is believed the soviet premier was poisoned on a train while journeying tu a Caucatian bathing resort,. The assassination is attributed to representatives of radi cal communists now in power in Mos cow. The correspondent was informed that Premier Lenine 'a body was thrown into a river on the morning of July 3. It was ssid one of Premier Lenine a attendants, a member, of the executive committee of the ' Third Internationale, reported as an ac complice in the asaninatioin, is imner sonsting the soviet premier at a bath ing resort. ' ' ' - RAIL WORKERS FLOGGED I FEAR ROADS ARE MINED Residents of Mulligar, Ireland, Fear to Leave Town. Belfast, Julv 18 (By the Associ ated Press), A Mulligar dispatch re ceived in Belfast to-day states that the republicans still hold the town. Residents are. terror-stricken and hundreds are unable to leave because the roads are believed to be mined. All motor driven vehicles have been com nfandered by the republicans. Scarce ly any business is going on in the town. Notices have been posted st Mulligar wsrning the people not to send letters. The republicans sre guarding the en trances to the town behind sand lings and holding up and searching pedes trians. The roads for mils around have been blocked with trees, .stones nd bsrricsdes of agricultural ma chinery. Every bridge irf the vicinity has been damaged or mined. FILM CO. IN TROUBLE. And Told to "Head South Return." And Kit Helen Gregory, Aged 19, Found Dead at Manchester With Revolver Laying Near. Manchjastet July 18. J"It was a, plain case of suicide or possibly an accidental death" said Attorney Gen eral Frank , Archibald last evening following an autopsy on the body of Miss Helen Gregory, which was found at midnight Sunday near the edge of one of the three, small fish and duck ponds on the estate of Miss Rit'ter where Frank Gregory, father of the Continuing, Attorney General Arch ibald said: . "There is no use discussing the case. I, after first learning the facts, ordered an autopsy to be on the safe side and to avoid any future argument, but the autopsy, developed absolutely nothing which would tend to cause any further investigation or which would admit of any except the one solution of the death." The otherwise quiet village of Man chester was stirred yesterday morning by the first news of the rinding or the body of Helen Gregory, 10 years of age, which was discovered, by a chauf feur driving along a private highway through the Ritter estate. The girl lav with her feet' towards he. pond and all the evidences were that as she sat besides the waters, she shot her self for some unknown reason, or else the " revolver,' was accidentally dis charged the bullet passing through the! heart and is still to be located.. Almost immediately rumors spread of the possible murder, but as it de veloped that the revolver was one owned by her own brother, that' she had often used in target practice, and as there was no evidences at the place where the body was found of any struggle the state was early -in the day satisBeld that there waa no foul play and this was substantiated later by the autopsy. According to the story outlined by the girl's father yesterday his daugh ter, Helen, was something of a crn'-k shot with a revolver and sj , some time in practice shooting. ". -said that his daughter was very f;d of home and while she had worked for a time in Albany, N. Y., she had lived practically allof her life at -home. Helen had been visiting with her brother Sunday evening and about 8 o'clock she left the house, taking with her Fred's 32 calibre revolver and that' was the last seen of her alive. (Short ly after she had left the house Fred heard a loud noice but an automobile had just passed the- house and he be lieved that it waa the bursting of a tire, and he paid no more attention to it. Helen Gre'eyrv, was born In Ticon deroga, N. Y.. August 7. 1W3, but had lived in Mancheste. for three years. Besides her parenfs. she is survived bv three sisters, Mrs. Grace Cushmsn of Poult ney. Misses Dorothy and Mar jorie Gregory, two brothers, Fred snd Frank Gregory of Manchester. FEW MEN QUIT . IN NEW ENGLAND Stationary Engineers, Oil ers and Firemen Most y: Remain at . Work SAY OFFICIALS OF THREE ROADS BURLINGTO WOMAN KILLED BY TRUCK Miss Mary Wardlow Died Hours After Receiving Injury, v a Fe Boston & Maine Says None of Above Craft Have Gone Out. Boston, July 18. Officials of the Boston and Albany railroad 'tstej to day that according to reports to the head offices here only four stationary engineers, firemen or" oilers,. 5md gone on sbii af Worcester. Officials stated that men had been sent to roplace these. - '..';.' ."' Boston and Maine official denied that any workers of those crafts had gone out either at Worcester or else where, adding" that the nu niter em ployed at Worcester was negligible. . Representatives of the New York, New Haven and Hartford lines also had no information, of any further ad ditions to the ranks of the strikers to-day. MAINTENANCE OF WAY 1 MEN VOTE FRIDAY And Those Now Out on Strike Will Not Be Outlawed ' -'''" Yet. ..'..''. Burlington, July 18. Miss Mary Wardlow of 117 St, Paul street was fatally injured when struck by the rord delivery truck of the. lsham Hardware com p&ay near the ontersec tion of Pearl street and Union street yesterday; morning. Miss Wardlow was proceeding up Pearl street on the south side ajid when about 50 feet be low Union street stepped into the road to cross to the other side, xne true driven by Wells lsham, was coming down the street on the north side. Mr. lsham says he did not see the woman ... - . . . . until tne ienaer oi nis car sirucs ncr He was going slowly and, stopped un mediately. Alter Dr. B. D. Adams had been called and rendered first aid, . . Mr, lsham rushed the unconscious victim of the accident to "the Mary Fletcher hospital, v. It waa found that she had suffered a deep scalp wound, and up until the early afternoon hopes were held for her ultimate recovery. When struck by the car, Miss Wardlow was carrying a kitten in a basket. The kitten escaped uninjured. Miss Wardlow Is survived by one sister. Miss Susan Wardlow of St Paul street. She was a communicant of St. Paul's church snd was a member of 'Antonia Rebeksh lodge. MYSTERIOUS SHOOTING NEAR SALEM, N. II Fort Worth, Tejtas, July H. Four non-union 1 workmen employed st the local Frisco shops last night, while at a dance hall, were taken six miles into the country and, flogged, according to reports made to the police this morn ing. The men were stripped and lahed with leather straps, after hieh they were warned to head south and not return," they said. Shots were fired at them. VISITED AMERICAN HOTELS. Hotel Committee of Ontario Legi laturt Is On a Junket. Toronto, Ont., July 18. The special committee on hotels of the Ontario legislature left to-day for an in: pec tion tour of hotels in nearby American cities. To-dsy's program .ailed for visits to hotels and summer resorts et Rochester and Buffalo. Thurday t'uey will visre Portland, Me. Inc, Palisades Film Laboratories, Hsd, $200,000 Debts. Newark, X. J., July 18. On applia ion of the Consolidated Films Labora tory company of New iork. Vice Chancellor Barkes to-day ntmed Joseph L. Smith, a Newark lawver. temporary receiver for the Palisade Film Laboratories, Inc, of Palisade. The concern is alleged to he insolvent with aasets of about 190.000 and liabilities of more than 1200,000. The netitioninff com pan t charges a conspiracy to wreck the Palisade cor poration so that control of IX would revert to the American Discount Cor port tion of Boston, of which John Rob- bert Montgomery was denrrfbcd as the giuldmg spirit and William Henri- Irish, a Boston attorney, Charles H. Cole of Sharon, Ma., .Mm A. Andrews of Lynn and Donald D. Re fern of Swampsmrtt. as interested psrtiea. LIQUOR DISTRIBUTOR CAUGHT. SPEECHLESS FROM FAST. William Rice of Its da, Ky, Cannot Survive Much Longer. Stanton. Ky., July 18. William Rice of Xada to-day was speechless snd in a very weakened condition on the 64th day of his voluntary fast. Physicians who have examined Rice do not expect him to live much longer if he continues to refuse food. MONTPELIER The drivers of automobiles will be pleased to learn that a portion of the new concrete road in Montpelier has been opened for traffic. It is hst part f 6 tat street which was firt con structed this season, namely, from the Central Vermont station to Western avenue. The remainder of the con crete on that side of the street will not be ready for traffic for a few dsys yet. but what has been opened to traffic will add greatly to the comfort of tho who nse the street. The other side of the street will not be repsird until about the first of the coming month on ing to work thst is in pmg dei on Berlin street which is of a DEER TRIED TO BOARD NEW HAVEN STREET CAR Failing in That, the Pursued AnirtuI Entered Bank and Died of Fright and Injuries. New Haven, Conn., July 18. Early morning crowds on their way to work here were startled when a full-grown deer dashed across "gTeen" at the en trance of Yale university, and plunged across the city's butiet corner. The deer then lesped full tilt at a trolley car. Tumbling from the car the deer ran across the Bennett Fountain cor ner and pursued by half a dozen police men and a crowd of men and boys, fled through several side streets. It stopped for a moment on Crown street snd then sped into the Corridor of the Firft National Bank building, where it died in a few minute later from its injuries and fright. Chicago, July 18. Although approx imately 13,000 firemen and oilers were added to the list of strikers yesterday, no further accessions to the strikers Were expected until after the meeting of the maintenance of way men's grand lodge at Detroit Friday. The 'i't.OOO maintenance of way men- al ready on itrike would not be t.lhv.ved "for the moment," it was said. Injunctions were granted by federal courts yesterday to restrain strikers from interfering with the operation of (.trains, to the Louisville snd Nashville, Louisiana and Texas (Southern Pa ciV7, snd Trsns-Mississippj Termi nal railroads at New Orleans; the Missouri Pacific road at St. Louis and the Baltimore and Ohio railroad st Cleveland. , Suits were filed against interfer ence with shop oprat'ons at Toledo, O,, by the Wabash and at Montpelier, O., by the Detroit, Toledo and Shore line. Picketing was forbild'M in injunc tions granted four ronds at , Spring field. III. Railrosd shopmen aiid loal minen in Montana, who are on strike, will be invited to sid in hsrvetins, the state department of agrirultur an nounced. A questionn-iire was sent to officers of unions to arertiin the at titude of the members. A large num ber of striking shopmen ace said to be willing to work in the field, but it is said many, of the miners have left Montana or found other employment.; New York, Julv 18.The 50.000 maintenance of way and others under iag village, with property h the jurisdiction of William Parker, i mated at half a million dolla SIX CONTESTANTS. , for Ne For Republican Nomination n braska Senatorahip. Omaha, Neb., July 18. Principsl interest in the Nebraska primaries to day centered in the race for the United States senatorial nomination on the Republican ticket, in which R. B. Howell of Omaha, Republican nation al committeeman, made his campaign as . forward looking Republican. Albert V. JetTens of Umaba, present congressman; t. JL Uuststson, head of the Cmited Mates Grain Growers, Inc.; John O. Yeiser of Omaha; Attorney General Clarence M. Davis, and Frank John of Grand Island, also were con testaJBts. In the Democratic primary Senator ti. M. Hitchcock, Anthony I. Monahan of Omaha and J. O. Shroyer of Hum boldt were candidates for the senato rial nomination. Progessives were .to choose between A. 1L Bigelow, Omsha attorney, and Arthur G. Wray of York prominent in the party in 1912, as their choice for the Senate nomination. AH three parties have candidates for governor and state offices. 1 he Prohibitionists have a woman can didate for Congres in the flirst dis trict, Mrs. E. Iiells Barton of Lincoln, who was nominsted without opposition. Died MAJOR C H. IN CALLS. t Age of 67 at Cambridge, Ha is. Ca abridge, Msss- July 18. Ms ior Charles H. Ingalls, V. S. A , retired, died at his home here yeterdsy at the age of 7 years. He was a native of Denmsrk, Msine, and in 1S76 wss commissioned second lieutenant by President Grant. He ws a nephew of Major I: ii f vis lnealls, oiiartermaster genersl under fneral firant. Bnriali will he in Arl ngton cemetery at Ws.h-j Worcester. Ma, irpf AS. . , , - . chairman of the New ork Central system federation, will decide their attitude regarding their wage -uts this week, according to Mr. Psrker. " H Nisid the only wsy to avert a strike is for the management to grant the old wages, the eight-hour day snd time and one-half for overtime. New York Central officials made no comment on Mr. Psrker's . tatement but repeated former assertions that they were prepared for any emergency. PENNSYLVANIA ROAD IN SEPARATE AGREEMENT Wage Agreement is Made With Rep resentatives of Shop men. Philadelphia, July 18. The Pennsyl vania rsilrosd announced to-day that a wage agreement has been -.egotited between representatives of he shop men still employed by the compsny snd representatives of the mansge ment, sffecting more thsn 10,000 men. The compsny had previout.lv an nounced wage agreements with repre sentatives of maintenance of wsy em ployes, signal department men snd clerks and miscellaneous f trce, af fecting, including the shopmen, 140, 000 men on the tvstem. The new rates of pay in each case are effective as of July 1 instesd of July 1, as pre-, viottsly announced. "The new schedule, of wsges differs in some respects from the rates es tablished by the labor board for oth er railroads." the snnouncement sa d. but the difference is in favor of the Pennsylvania employes. For the most nsrt. Vtie Pennsylvania system rates are rrsded in accordance with skill and experience required snd the prevailing rstes sre generally nigner tsaa now estsblished for other railrosd Four Men Claim They 7ere Assaulted By Party of Motorists Last Night. Lawrence. Mass., July 18. Four men of this city reported to the police to day that they had been ,be ten and shot at by a party of motorists whom they had offered to help near Hamp shire roads, near Salem, N. H. Three of the wen, who exhibited several cuts and bruises, gave their names as George O'Brien, John J. Purcell and Amheyst Macartney. The fourth said he was chauffeur named Young. The men said that when they offered their assistance to the four men and two women who wefe occupying the machine, they were told to "mind, their business" and that several shots were fired at them. The automobile then started in the direction of Salem, they said, but soon returned. Finding the Lawrence motorists still in the view ity. the police were told that the men badly battered them and sfter firing several more shots departed on the Salem road. Men who gave their names as Thorn as Maguire and Thomas" MxMnnn of this city were Ister treated for bullet wounds at a hospital here. IBe police began an inquiry to determine whether the patients had been involved in the reported shooting. FIXING RESPONSIBILITY FOR CHICOPEE FLOOD Organized Relief Work Starts to Aid Those Who Suffered From Inundation. Chicopee, Mass., July 18, With the work qf cleaning up the flood -stricken district of , Wiliiamansett well under way, chief interest turned to-day to the task of fixing responsibility for the conditions that allowed the bursting of the dams at Langwalds and Rob erts's early yesterday, resleasing mil lions of gsllons oi water on tne Sleep loss esti- rs. Ornanized relief agencies: including Chicopee municipal departments- and the lied Cross, are continuing the work begun yesterday. Mayor M. Grise said he would leave the task of tracing theb lame, if any exists, for the conditions at the dam, wholly in the hands of the- city solicitor. J. Hafe. , - In addition to an attachment for fciO.OOO filed yesterday against the D. Langwald company, supposed owners of Langwsld's pond and dam, by the Holyoke Ice company, owners of Rob ert's pond, actions for damages ( were filed to-dsy for f JO, 000 in each case, by the C. " F. Church manufacturing company for dsmsge to its plant agsinst the Langwald company and al so sgsinst the Holyoke Ioe company, rwhile Rosetta C, Gnffin filed attach ments agsinst the Lanwald company, the Holvoke Ice company and George Roberts ssid to be former owner of Roberts pond. DIED IN BURLINGTON PAGE'S' PROXY IN DISPUTE Senate Works Itself Up Over the Vermont Sen- ator's Vote. DOUBT AUTHORITY i". OF KEYES OVER IT Page Ha yVired from His Vermr J Home an Au ' ' ; orization. ' Wasbi''- "i, D. C, July 19,-Tbe controv stirred up in the Senate agricul? committee over the voting the fy of Senator Page, Repub. lican, t nont, on the final disposal of the Muscle Shoals offer, flared up again to-day in the Senate. Chairman Norris of the committee conceded in answering statements made previously by Senator Caraway, Demo crat, Arkansas, that Senator Page's vote had been cast in the question of whether his proxy was correct and on whether his vote could be cast by Sen ator Keyes, Republican, New Hamp shire, to whom he wired an authoriza tion. -, NEW CASES ENTERED In Washington County Court One Suit Over Store Opening. ' ' The following cases have been filed in Washington county court: NorthSeld National bank vs. Fred Fuller and oth ers; Alice A. and George C. Milan vs. Neil Neilson; B. R. Reed vs. H. J. Sly- 1 ton; E. J. Bartlefct vs. Town of Plain-' field; C. H. Brewer vs. D. N. Hunt; Charles A. Brown vs. B. C. Sheldon; tnion Electric Supply Co. vs. H. B. Havden. ' In the Brewer vs. Hunt case action is brought because it is 'Claimed Hunt re-opened a second-hand store in Mont pelier after he had sold a similar store f to Brewer and had promised Brewer he would not start a second-hand store within twenty miles of Montpelier. Ac tion is brought for $3,000. ICE DEALERS SUMMONED To Tell Why They Didn't Respond to Questionnaire . " Boston, July 18 Twenty-five Massa chusetts ice dealer who failed to re spond to the questionnaire of Chairman Eugene C. Hultman of the commission on the necesesriea oi life have been summoned, to appear before the com mission Friday to show the cost of har vesting and distributing ioe ami the prices charged. These dealers, Mr. Hult man said, failed to answer a question naire sent out to 600 dealers in the' state on June 20 and failed to respond to other communications addressed to tpem on Juno 30 and July li The dealers summoned included, u. A. Legalse, Fall River, and t ha Crystal Ice Co- Taunton. KADEK- GUIDED BY SMELL Trailed Auto Into Private Garage and Ametod Owner. Boston. July 18 Whether A rrohi- bition agent, guided by his sense of smell, erred in seizing whiskey si-d ar resting the owner in a private garage, was a question that came bef t.e Unit ed States Commissioner Hayes to-day. Ssm Crone, a tunk dealer, was ar rested recently in a garage in I-owell after he had been followed intu the uilding by an agent who ssid he traced Crone's automobile by tie odor of liquor coming from it. Former As sistsnt Federal Attorney tfhea, ctCE- sel for Crone, contended to-day thst the seizure was msde in private p"op- erty snd wss illegal. INSANITY AS DEFENCE. Mrs. Anna Bleau Had An Operation " ia Institution There. Burlinirton. July 18. Mrs. Anna Blesu of Bsrre died yesterdsy after noon at a local institution, where she underwent sn operation, fie wss 30 yesrs old and, beside her husband, is - . .. . ft i ;i I. aomved oy two emau cnuuren. The body wss removed to the fun ral psrlors of T. W. Gurney and later taken to Grand Ile, where the funeral and interment will take place. MOTOR BUS OVERTURNED STRIKE AT WORCESTER. Firemen and Oilers te Number of 150 Went Out RECONSTRUCTION u:.. n c , 1 x- . : v . J ' iXhTtOrV While Trsnifsmns Fonr Large Trunks :,. . r K.rloatrick of v, v.wfc ' of Liquor. jt itr M.rTr ,;,.. i the ntv on Mon- POSTPONE Wsshingf. 1. t .. J v sjir-j3T t , - 7 rev.ed btre Uu ni.Ul vh.7 tup ' ITi f rrmslfr . rurri- !n;ui ritjnt wemment .,.- ,.- t. ,..L. . .A J M.Btiu?tvr ritr iittirt ha Itrca .tti.! '' CCTmiSy Till AutUHlS. tstn li.iur trr.T-1 a JwiThcm imn t a"l iic nti.-r.i.'!. : iK-r n. tu'v i py me .vi ia;et i "c i. !.- .---.- one tourd f New r .lott F-W-. J F. l?Je ff Wen Fier i in th Ire Pre;rnt LrtfM an. I 1':.jiihI h gmre fc' afMre s Brw.jvh m. tU I c 'r on hiinee. n 'ev iay. M,r U'irth it pcr!.isi lei Kk 1M-; the pfb.. the Mid. thst hr was em-j Mrs. Frd N. V. H tnev of Ni'.tf? -U j Vsdcrs tpone n-yttt -.un for pV"ri hy a liiir 0Mr-iNi-Ji nr'.i- tn fa -itv rm t,.n .i . ' rrwns-tit t inc tVe jrfcr! t-;:T"n rate rprerrTife rr. ,r r .-t ! Jt . - t irst m. i -,'- I : r - e'-.:r-fm k- -i inr i - .- - I ant fc.- fl,.tri;i..r,2' l.:ir'"f :n ! .s -'" on ! .! - e teoi.r !.-.-. rt .! fSt' July All l Worcester mniber f the HroiVr- ibnnd of Fi;-emen od.'iler MimlKTing ! lm. went on strike at 10 o'clock t"n s imirn:nir "n orders receicd last night of br AnTw J. tohin. pre-'dent of the ; Worcester branch f tfee brot if"ti.vl. il'n'er. Only Three of 22 Passengers Were In jured at Bennington. Bennington. July IS A motor bus carrving 20 men and two women from North Bennington to this village over turned shortly before 0 o'clock y?str- dsy evening and piled the passengers in a heap. Three men cut with broken glsas constituted the injuries. The vehicle wss considerably damsged. Sereral persons narrowly escaped be ing pinned tinder it. WOMAN SEEKS SENATORSHIP. For Mrs. Phillips Accused of Murdering Mrs. Meadows. Los Angeles. CaL, July 1R At- tornevs for Mrs. Uara mil lips, charged with the murder of Mrs. Alberta ileadows, -It year oia wiaow, who was beaten to death with a ham mer, have ststed their defense would be inssnity. Yesterday, after the inquest Mrs. Phillips was permitted to se her hus band. They fell into each other's arms and kissed many times. It waa their first meeting since last Thurs day morning. PELLET IER DIDN'T APFEAR And Final Chance Waa Given Him For July 33. Boston. July IS. Assistant United testes District Attorney Curtis aaked Federal Jude Mae that July 25 be set as the finsl date for a hearing cn the petition to disbar Joseph G. Pel letier, former district attorney of Suf folk county, from the United States district court. Judge Mack Tntei Mr. Curtis' request. The hesring hsd een set lor t -dsy. Mr. Feiletier did not appear in ccurt. TALK OF THE T0WK tt;o"rv Bremen, osiers. ttirn;'.Ie ! rttr. Pre rt-nei-. ti fnf. r. s- !it mrn. cos! tMl" men ana wi ps acd tie casualty Lt uJa"'kd. tfe'Ta bcth to rile in the saae amirf. rrt'.ta cocred the ect.-e co'aisti v it. Iit f n-t" tisnv. ? n A ' i sn! Ncv -:V. ci !! A I's.ti'-rd jaU-'jad- in V.'w ester. Mrs. H. W. Scott is nesting eomfott- ahlv at her home on Richardson street after receiving a fractured tib end bruises when the Ford sntomoi.ile in which she was riding and which was driven by her husband was Uck bv an 01drnbile car driven by V. H. After Getting Several Eadorsements la j T. nifnt hipaened at '-he corner Washington. Icf North Mud ami tVrttae tr-rU. SrafV W.b. Julv . -Mrs.) Judge 't stasdri.mg nith on Vsia PV.... i V x"U of Bcll nchMn. Wssh,! street snd the Nugent car r.me cat . . i.. .i v , vi--.,i.. ,.tnf tottsce street, sending irf Srxt Jj.r. Nn Partt-KB lcg. aisd th l'ji'wsr rf jo! itsl i !nl. i!l I - . f.-j- '-. t'ri,i n r.Ttainj ,i,l,.r at the " ' -" "-"r ni-T-. utmli.e u; onto tae si'l" . w ' re it .tr.iir"l. The latter rr ft-i v. idersbly Nei.-r y t t r I p :-i j -i.: ty (Viiifti :n the fa:! rny ft I'