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THE 1A1RE DAILY TIMES
VOL. XXVI. No. 139. BARRE, VERMONT. SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 1922. PRICE, TWO CENTS. SEEK WA Y TO BRING ABOUT PEACE IN THE HARD COAL FIELDS .Secretary of Labor Davis to Confer With John L. Lewis, Head of Mine Workers and . Samuel D. Warriner, Chairman of Operators1 To-day FATE OF THE WORLD IN HANDS OF AMERICA Jame. M. Cox DecUres London Be fore Taking Breakfast With Lloyd George. ' London, Aug. 26. (By the Asso ciaied Prenal Ta.mea M 'Cnv former UOmmitiee, I Democratic candidate for president waa the guest oif Prime Minister Lloyd George at breakfast to-day. Last night Mr. Cox dined with Colonel E. M House who is now in ESngland viisting friends. ; ' Before going to the premier's resi dence in 'Downing street this morning, Mr. Vox gave out a statement to the American and British press dealing with, the economic plight or Europe, and quo tine the German chineellor, Dr. Wirth. as saying to him a few days ago in JJerlin: ' . -wit i . . t I unless tne unuea oines interests Are U OrKing U Xring nerelf in European affairs within a . r n , very short time all in Germany is lout ADOUt reace iJetWeen and J in central Europe as well." . . j I Mr. Cox's statement concludes with Anthracite Miners ana tne assertion that the fate of the world is in the hands of America and urges quick action by tne united I States to bring about the rehabilita tion of Europe. GOOD TREATMENT, PAYS. SEN. PEPPER AND SAMUEL GOMPERS IN PHILADELPHIA They, With Gov. Sprout, the Operators Philadelphia, Aug. 26. Secretary of Labor Davis was expected to confer here to-day with John L. Lewis, presi dent of the United Mine Workera of America and with Samuel D. Warri- Co-partner.hip With Employees Basis of Business Success. - London, Aug. 24. At the mommoth ner. chairman of the operators' policies' j establishment of "Lever Brothers, committee in an effort to find way Port Sunlight" Lord Leverhulme has . , . . . . i long demonstrated to the commercial to bring about peace in the hard coal wod ifc pavg treafc elnployeci fields. The secretary will also see Sen- weu. The -co-partnership idea has tor Pepper and Governor Sprout, been the foundation of his gigant United States Srnstor George business. He haa just carried that idea Wharton Pepper, who was said to 4 0De gtep fUrther. come in the role of personal represen- insurance policies will be taken tative of President Harding in eonnec- 0ut by the company for every co tion with the president's efforts to partner in the firm from laborers to bring about peace between miners ana i directors. The policies or ordinary operators in tne naro coai nems, r-1 members of the staff will be worm DREADNOUGHT . CAPSIZES The France, French Ship, Sinking in Ten Fathoms . of Water RAIL STRIKE IN NINTH WEEK MORE MILLS RESTORE OLD WAGE RATE DEDICATE NAT'L LIFE BUILDING No Nearer Settlement Than at the Beginning of Strike MORE WALKOUTS Everett Cotton Mills at Lawrence and Smith & Dove Co. at Andover Make Announcement. Lawrence, Mass., Aug. 26.-Wilham Rilr!incr f!nm Rpnnrt s fit! D Twiss, agent 0f the Everett cotton M , miii, employing about l.soo, announced Stewardship and Presents -aay uiai iuii time operations wui Tf i TJcKrllWc be resumed next Tuesdiv with, the i. w i vuwjuwumd wage scale similai to that prior to March 27.. This millthe next .largest AT MEETING OF NATIONAL AGENTS to; the Pacific -mills, affect erf hv the ON SOME ROADS strike was closed a few days after the strike was called 22 weeks ago. Announcement has been made at the Smith and Dove company, linen NO HARD COAL FOR VERMONT THIS WINTER AFTER STRIKING HIDDEN ROCK Wreck at Whistler, S. C., Injures SeveralFifth , . Dynamiting - Company Given Two Flags ST By Agents-E. S. Kings- ley New.Asso. President Chicago, Aug. 26 (By the Associated Press KThe ninth week of the rail road strike began to-day with peace morning, negotiations collapsed, President Hard will be returned next Monday. The company reduced wages 20 per cent 22 weeks ago but the employes accepted it. . An unusually small number of nio- kets were in evidence at the milts this The dedication of the new National Life Insurance company's building a Montpelier took place Friday morning when Harry M. Cutler, vice-presiden Number of Casualties Un known The France Car ried 1108 Men Brest, France, Aug. 26 (By the As sociated Press). The French dread nought France ha capsized and is sink ing in ten fathoms of water in Quib eron bar, after striking a rock,. Th number of casualties is unknown. rived in Philadelphia yesterday, al most at the. name time as Samuel Gora- per, president of , the American Fed era t ion of Jabor. ... Senator Pepper, who cut short a tour of Maine in ,a interest of Unit from 100 to a maximum of 1,000 those of foremen from 200 to 2 000, and those of managers from 400 to 4,000. VA system of grading is to be instituted to determine the amount of the policy allotted to each person II ed States Senator Hale's candidacy, Devotion to duty and efficiency wi ts reported to have got in touch with I lead to promotion to ah igher grad Washington by telephone and to have I and an increase in the amount of ths been commissioned to, represent the I policy, while for insufficient or care federal government in conference with I less work an emplioyee may be graded John L. Lewia. president of toe United I down. Mine Workers. Should an em pleyea-retire with the - After talking with Mr. Lewis, Mr. eompa,ny'. consent, the company will Rompers went with him to the office of try to arrange that he contuine to William A. ulaagow, jr., counsel lor pay tne premiums, in tne event oi an the United Mine Workers. It was said employee leaving in any other cir last night that no statement on the 1 cumstances the company will try to situation was expected from Mr. Lew-1 secure that the Msurred person if he Is. Mr. Gotnper told newspaper men I so desires, anau continue payments a,t that, h was not here to adviae Mr. I the ordinary rates without medical Lewis on the coal situation. I examination. A four-cornered conference between I Under the unemployment scheme the Governor Sproul of Pennsylvania, Sen- j Arm will pay a co-partner such a sum a for Penner. Mr. Gomners-ani Mr. I as with all allowance, from other r.l..rv waa considered a nossrbilitT sources, will equal half wages . Bene ! ----..- . M, ... - .j , last night. WA1TC A PALACE? fit will be paid on a similar basis in the case of sickness extending over a week This benefit will run for four weeks, and its continuance wil then be considered. Lord Leverhulme explaining the scheme to a meeting of the employees who adopted i twith enthusiasm said that it was not something in The Sublime Port Will Kent Ton One on the Bosphorua. Constantinople, Aug. 26. The Sub lima Vnrijk in considering aerionalv the ,. ,m h. .iiiMi hiirh-mmminainii. place of waces The payment of trade ir regarding the reluction of gorern- union rates of wages was the basis of went employees, and it expected that tne pian, out ion m me new pro action will be taken which will make PM" was to reward and eacourage pood the monthly deficit , of 500,000 diligence and efficient service. Tnrkh pounds in the wages to govern fee," L" Leverhulme addeH, ment servants "that there cannot be any greaV r In addition the Sublime Porte has etabliamg effect than that of remo .ki;.k h- i.tin .r,H in the dread of unemployment and re consulates in Tarious neutral countries, moving the possibility of dependents Ordera have already gone out for the being left destitute in the caw of the elosing down of legations and consul- ur"1" "L l"c " .... vt.jj tk. w.- .a Lord Leverhulme fpoke hijrhly of the r.-.i.i-i c....i value of co partnership. "The last two l..:u: a. i--t. I years of stress and strain that we have be eracuted and rented to million-Uon through in business have proved,' " I he said, ' thaat co-partnership la i J The economy measures provide also nnchor in such a time. We may T for the reductions in the'.aJarie. of haIe.adV"rt-TtJn JZI'm IT ' . . . ... m t I ivrl am that the co-nartnershio nrin- schoolmasters, hospital nursee, and of flee bors; the abolitiaon of tu per flu ons gorernraent offices and the retire ment ot a large number oi army ana navy officers. The finance ministry has recided to withdraw worn paper-money notes from circulation. The government, to gether with two delegates of the Ot certain that the co-partnership prin ciple will come out triumphant and with flying colors. DERBY SARS J0R (HOME. Secretary of Navy Leaves Honolulu To-day. TT A ,, OA fT) k. 1 ... toman public debt, ia devising a plan I . . . i:t. c... i . a m I VISA Cli X I trn k um V nilTU J 1utb u v aai to this end. W orn paper-money of one, L,..,,. Henderson sailed to-day for two and a half, five 20 Md 2o piastre. r,npiKO SK.UrT of tht notee will be withdraws fmm circula tion and replaced by metal pie;e of Secretary Navy Penby and members of the An ;e ' K, .i... t laai i, .r. r..n. eqwraient value no more metai from j.pwl wh,r (hpT att.ndH aBaavw i a i ha aMA..nt A,f ata taf , t Sk I . n I w auuasu va -a ra ey withdriwp will be struck the class reunion. Airplanea escorted the Henderson out of the harbor. WT,L URGE AWOTHEB HEAJIIWG. Motioa Pictures Lead Tooth Astray. British OfBcials Will Vrgt Germany j Honolulu, Aug. 26. Lurid motion Be Given Aaether Chance. p.wi it,. ,oum. I here to commit a series of crimes re- Paris, Aug. 26 (By the Aeeociated I cently that ended with the sentence of rrese). British reparations officials two of them to life imprisonment at will org that Germany be given an-1 hard labor when they confessed to ether hearing by the full membership I highway robbery, assault with intent of the reparations commission before! to commit murder and asau1t upon a Dnal determination or m reparations I a prl. question is made, it was learned in an authoritative quarter here to-day. MONTPELIER Mr. Roue Alexander Brown, wife of Fred Brown of Braiatree, died this morning at the home of Mrs. Albert The bora said they had seen many motion picture serials and had been imbued with the desire to emulate the actions depicted in the films. Mice Infest French Fields; Killed By Gas. r..nri A us o Th rifler of Fperrow, front a complication of trou- Ajojee, on the Swiss French frontier, ble. She was a native of Salisbury j,,, invaded by thousands of mice and waa born 67 years ago. She is sur- ,Bd th, rodents are doing much dam rived by ber husband and three ehil- , Thee a believed to hv come ire, Joseph Counter, Mrs, Burton Rob- from tn trenchea in AUace. The ril- rtaon of Woodtok and Aire. KarlM Buthoritin hava irniinil drives t4 of Joneaville: a!o two brothers bv the people, offerin- half s cent for snd a suter. The family have lived in ech dead animal. Poison gas is be fUDdolph and Gaysville most of their jmr used and the methods is to inject lite. Tfce funeral ill be held at 1 1 this into the subterranean galleries rlnck Monday aftemon from Mrs. j built hv the mir. It hs proved moet t-parrows hotne ith burial in the new 1 effevtive 2T.P"0 dead bing the re-ordj eeitetcry at Braintre. f,.r one dr. ' The French dreadnought France was completed in November, 1912, and has a normal displacement of 23,120 tons. She is 241 feet in length with a beam og 88 1-2 feet and carries a crew of 1,108 men. Quiberon bay, which is sheltered from the sea by the curving peninsula on which the town of Quiberon is sit uated, is forty mile northwest of St Nazaire, an important American port of debarkation during the orld war RAN ASHORE IN DARK. In Backing Off the Dreadnought Struck a Snag. Paris, Aug. 2H. The French dread nought France ran ashore on entering Quiberon bay, after a night practice, the navy department announced to day. She struck a snag and waa borne by the current toward the Teignouse rocks, where she anchored as she was unable to manoeuvre, owing to the ac cident. ' According to the latest news the dreadnought capsized and, is sinking. It is unofficially reported that the French cruisers Paris and Strasbourg took off tne crew. . A deep rupture waa made when the vessel struck. The lights were immedi ately extinguished by the crash and her condition prevented pumping. The dreadnought filled up with water by 4 oclock this morning and is now lying n ner aiae in yuiberon bay. WERE TO FIGHT A DUEL. But One of Two Men Got His Shot in Ahead One Dead. Kdeewater N. J.. Auir. 26. Oountv police to-day questioned Mrs. George t line in an effort to get facta concern ing the peculiar trksncbj which last night led to the shooting of Jom Ber gen. a motion picture actor, by her Husband. Cline, a location manager for a mo tion picture concern, admitted the shooting, the police claim, but said that his wife Jiad told him that several weeks ago, in Saranac Lake, N. ., Beryen had attacked her. According to the police, time aaid that after his wife had told of the at tack, he telephoned Bercen and asked him to come to the house. Bergen ad mitted the attack, the police say Cline told them, and was then told he would have to fight a duel. Cline's story was, the police assert. that as he was going up stairs ahead of Bergen to a room where they were going to "shoot it out" Bergen tried to shoot, and time claims he fired in self defence. TRAIN STONED AT SUNC00K. Was Running from Concord to Man chester. Manchester, X. H.. Auif. 2rt. The train leaving Concord at 6:'" lat nipht, standard time, was stoned as it passed through Suneook on its way to Manchester. Several car windows were broken. The railroaod detectives and police are investigating. The American Federation of Tex i... .. ..i ing considering steps to place certain uperauves voted tujs morning to of the company, presented the same to roads and anthracite coal mine, under rw" behalf of the. federal control, train wreck and fur- committee with the One Big union and building committee, giving a report of ther trouble with train crews, notably I -Mule spinners eunion. A special meet' (the stewardship of the building com on the Chicago and Alton. . ,n. 0I. Ule 'tter ba been called for mjue and accounting: for the task of Walkouts on the C. and A. followed i iri eiJTJT Vi -Vm J" "''f" construction of the building. It oc . .un miivw ,k,i thev too will withdraw frnm thu I i .l. a . - j amWInn. .t T)M in 1 11 . ' . . -. cuircu ai me nrst oi a eerwa ot su "r Z ' ' 1 T eonierence, leaving tne une nig union dresses that took place during the day in connection with the general agents ating crews at Roodhouse and Slater alone, Mo., refusing to turn a wheel. with decision of the A. F. of T. The new w.lkm.t at Sla, O. the loomfixers, beamera and wrapers was I .;il 1,. n.rra,;..4 .. i. made ia protest against the presence cific pills on Sept. S, that date having oi guards who had been on duty since been set as agreeable to the union. Oil disorders earlier in the strike. Pas sen-1 ver Christian, organizer of the A. F. Iger trains on the Kansas City divi- j of T. O., has quit as chairman of the sion were coloured at JBIoomington nion conference chairmen. , through Springfield and St, Louis. I Believing that the Methuen Cotton JMobile and Ohio railroad officials company will soon announce the re WPr. !nv.tifrf inn tuef Mlki. I turn f .f tt U' a rra .A.l. k. .wf!la of a passenger train at Whistler, AlaT, operatives hare voted to alithorixe the aU f ' T.T "m"85 tbe mkin.s in which several nersons were inlnrnd. I strikers at that mill to return with-I"' ,rr""- " """"""' The engine and seven coaches left the I out further instruction in the event I t.e ?,.lI,,i meeting of the company at which Karle R. Kinsley of Rutland waa elected pres ident of the association last evening and at which J. Howard Edwards of Boston, the retiring president, present ed the company with two flags, Old Glory and 'the ermont state flag. In his opening remarks, Mr. Cutler referred to this being the first con vention of the association within the rails when the train hit a half open j of the company making such an offer. swum, umciais, following an inves tigation, declared the switch was RECAPTURE ESCAPED PRISONER. thrown nait way and locked in a de- 011)1 t0 train. After Year's Freedom Harry Milton AFr&Z " " Returned to Penitentiary. the conditions under which the clerical force has worked for ten years; how tne housing conditions for the records bad outgrown the space needed for that purpose. He referred to the advantages of having all records under one roof and the escape from fire hazard m the new building. He referred curred at Fiswier Creek near Jackson- Moundsville, W. Va., Aug. 20, jw the prophetic intuition of the late ville, Fla., where an attempt was made Harry Milton of Chicago, convicted JoM,Ph A- UeBoer of these needs as to blow up a bridge. The expk.sion Lriur M. ; ,u. .fjJ,. .i,.n,i.r hown hen be purchased the nucleus occurred just after a passenger train . . . . . 1 . ' of the present site with the purpose of bound for Tainpa crossed the trestle. uc' l" " "r"J".vru a new btniding in sight. He gave a re- The damage was said to have been yfar ' irJom- Sentenced to two view of the 72 years' history of the slight. Two other trains passed overl ten years Aliiton waa a model 1 company m a concise statement not tbe bridge shortly after the explosion, prisoner, and was made a trusty. Last dealing at length upon any phase of auiunirr me ni aiapcu rami i trie topic. J-.very effort Das been made r sirwtrc nv i rrcT I "" f -iin con!r'ciion oi tne new nuiiaing to LjVLtxru o If IXC. 1 i SIHton was selected to collext admn- .mbo.lv .he same stabilitT that ha HONOR V S 1 1FF j , . - .. vr tharactenred the company, with - - - - - -- - i i.nRRiaprKnift munf y iaa.0Bfu luui li IP nanaa, ana annnK a neaiea part oi me it. i.iion to deoartmental needs both Was Hi Participation ia Disarmament Un Milton with the gate receipt in pre,ent ,nd future He compart the Conference, H. Tell. Hi. Con.tit- A.W. AtheV of the prison 'TZ" ent. fcwampsoott, Maes., Auir. 28. .Vena- h. "HI o-f him tor Henrv tabot Lodp in an a.Mraaa " l 70 years ago that have passed mto his before the state association of county aSv rianM from the iruard I ry- He quoted .Mr. DeBoer thus; "It coraraissionera and sheriffs to-day aaid ...-eraf mnnth. airo ta accent a nosi. I ta lo the qualities and personality mat nis participation in the armament ; in Wheelina Walking the strepta OI ,l wj. organizera ana represenia- I r. l: I -' -e- . -r.. ----- - -i . L.:. !..: t:.k vuuiirw. i. vaMiinKiun was tne there yesterday he spied Milton. The greatest honor in hia life and that tbe recognition was mutual and the futri- Lnited fetatea led in the greatest move tir. anH 'mi but Atbev waa not towrd world pece when it accepted to le outdone and he captured Milton. I cessful projection, growing popularity ti-es, their energy, integrity, faith, watchfulness, ability and prudence, that the .National LAle owea its sue- the disarmament stipulation and ent ered into the four power act. "I have no apologiea to make for the results of the conference, he said. GERMAN DISTRESS ACUTE and it. increasing strength." Mr. Cut ler then gave a resume of those early connected with the company and the first home of th company and followed by the changes in both to the present time. Between 1891 and 1!22 the as sets increased from six millions to over eighty millions and the insurance in force from 46,3B2J01 to $353,086, Declaring tha.t no alliance had been Ib Consequent of the FaU in the V.l- entered into by the United State, in ue of the Mark. accepting the four power paot, he - . ?fl A1M,iatw1 axlded: " ' I do not believe in defensive or of -1 Press). The economic distress prevail- fensive alliancea for thia country. They ing in many sections of Germany 430 24 The gains in insurance in force are breeders of war, and I never would threatens to beeome more aciite in con- during the last eleven year, exceed the yolvea an a knee sequence of the enormou. fall In the entire volume of insurance in force at The senator in commenting on the!"""' mark, and the situation is coal situation said: . I causing tbe government serious con- That there should be any body of eern. men, whether coal operator or min-l A number of relief measures were ers, so placed as to have the power to considered by the official, yesterday freeie the people of the Lnited states and instructions were given that thee preposterous. There must be de-lbe ready for presentation to-dsy at a vised some' method of limit tion forieouncil of ministers, over which Pres- men resnonnible for the coal aunnlvliHent Fhert will nreaiH. of the country. .No one wihes other The premiers and ministers of the! lwn dit"rl', thavt our oorreepondentn than that miners should receive hiph variou" (ierman stales have been invit-1 r reinea, ui m wrai- wages for such harardous work and ed to IVrlm to discuss the situation here i sno one desirous 01 conn scat.- with the irovernment on Mondsv. the close of the oompany'a first 60 years. He then gave credit to those who helped the building committee per fect the building, including the archi tects and contractors, and commented upon the construction style, resembling the early renaissance of northern Italy. It is interesting to note "that the es tablished investment practice has not ing the mines. I am convinced that the attitude of the miners and the operstora does not essentially differ. While they may ffer slightly on such subject, aa wages and working hours .they appear in complete union on the price of coal." BEAT MAN TJP FOR $33. $400 DEFICIT AT ST. J. Chautauqua Guarantor. Must Pay $8 Each. , ity has been aold to meet the building I demands and that all payments have been eo timed from the current income as to take advantage of every avail table discount. He closed with reading the original records of authorization for the purchase of th first home office I real estate, a very interesting docu Domestic User Must Do One of Three Thing., Burn Soft Coal, Burn Wood Or Suffer from Cold. H. J. M. Jones, state fuel adminis trator, in a statement made for this paper Friday, made it very clear that in bis opinion, domestic users of coal this winder will do one of three things, burn wood, burn soft coal or suffer from cold weather. Mr. Jones is very much exercised over the lethargy, which appears to exist in Vermont on the matter. He said, ."It is not my desire to frighten the citizens of Vermont, nor to create a panic, but fear and a panic may be the only weapons that will save the domestic consumer, of anthra cite coai from suffering this winter. I have had sufficient information to know that some people who' have been uding this class of oal for heating purpose, must use some substitute for a part of the winter. I he strike in the anthracite mine. i. .till on and if a DAMAGE FROM LIGHTNING Electricity ; te r s. Six Dwellings''. J One Street Ls flight DOES $2 FIRE " r' If' Arin mr nT-n Co - Electri Vires on South Main Street Cut Off By Lightning Electricity played havoc with the wiring throughout the city last eve- settlement were made to-day and all ning, causing fire, and broken wire, in miners return w ? nnf reraiv nvpr needs. uc' ""' or tne wires m front of "Public meetings should be called in the Carroll W. Martin home were every city and town in ere aUte to ar- burnt off and electricians were called range for a supply of some substitute u other point, during the morning to for anthracite coaL Cutting wood clubs . ' 6 a should be formed, especially in the m" fe- rural districts, and get -to work with I The main'damage of the evening oc- real earnestness to create a supply of curred on Smith , street where ix dif- suen proportions mat , n wm save sui- ferent dweling hougea were fcffcted fertng thi winter. The state fuel com-1 . ,, . , , mittee will not receive a pound of an- ' peculiar ireaK 01 tne lightning thracite coal Until the strike is settled which seemed to follow the feed wires and the mines resume work. After the j 'nto the various houses.. The first call strike is settled it will be week, be- to the street during the evening wa. m fore a flow of this coal will come to answer to a general alarm call from Vermont and that amount will depend ij2 which came in about 12:25 entirely on the United State fuel dis- o'clock! -Both trucks answered the call. tributor. We cannot procure coal; wejPoinS to the home of Riecardo' Rouelli can only distribute it. of 85 Smith street where a fuse waa Again. I say. I do not want - to .puttering badly. The electricians, who frighten the public, but it w my duty accompanied the nremen to the scene, as fuel distributor of the state of Ver- "n disposed of that menace, ho soon- mont to warn you when I see danger lr had the trucks returned to the eta- ahead. Please consider that in normal tion before a telephone call waa re times it reouires 12 months mining to eeived from the home of Ambrogio supply the country with the necessary ' 01 iw omitn street ana tne nre amount of anthracite coal and that tbe fighting equipment wa. again rushed to mine, have been closed for five month.. I that section. This time the firemen We may be able to secure soft coal as hore handicapped by the Jack of elec- eubstitute, but if everyone clamors tnciana wno naa returnea nome alter for it, the supply will not be sufficient, tne nrsi outoreaK. Vermont has nearly three months be-1 Beaching the scene of the second out- fore cold weather and our only salva- break the firemen found the house tion is wood. My advice ia that the belching smoke along with flame. coal user, hold meetings at once and which seemed to come from the parti- arrange for the cutting of wood on a tions. It turned out, however, that the large scale to save Vermont from auf-1 gnminfr naa toiiowea in tne ieaa ana fering the coming winter. I might say 1 f the wiring in the house wa. afire, further that it would be only natural LTpon entering tlfe house it wa. dis for this office next February to remind eovered that the entire building was you of thia.Aug. 28 interview." charged with 1,200 volt of electgcity, inHMiig me 100 oj ncnung me nre a i ' ii f r . 1 , , , EVERYTHING LET imiiicun. one. une 01 me caumen, wno " I put his hand up against a wall, was Let'. Go! to th. Legion amiyal Thia kDked fl." hLe the ni?h mn I vn It a trt U- h 1 Ia the fira man tn tiiin n Atumoon. , the hose , found that the charge ran The American Legion bovs were back through the stream of water, busy ihie morning before the laet yesf making it imposJe to hold it. Realix- tige of last night", severe electrical ing that no headway could be made storm had vanished putting up the! with conditions of that kind Chief final decoration, on their booth, along Heney called the lighting company and North Main .treet. Late last evening j asked that they cut off the current in the heavy stands were loaded upon I that entire section for a time. When teams and hauled by the boys to their I this was done short work was made of places along the Main street, bach I the remainder of the nre. The damage of the booths was trimmed with red, was not as great as might have been white and blue streamer this morn- expected from such a fife, owing to the ing giving the entire length of Main prompt work of tbe department in get-' street patriotic effect. ting to the source of the trouble. The The bazaar u attracting a good deal dwelling house is owned by E. W. BiB- of outside attention a. waa evidenced I bee of hast street. by the fact that more than one out-1 Three more call were received dur- aide dealer has come to the city to put I Ing the morning from house, on the v up his stand along with those 01 the 1 Mn street and In each ease it was Legion. Trinkets and souvenir, were J found that the electricity had run back uncrated at Legion headquarters this I to either the meter or fuses. In every morning and the latter part of the ! cane it was a simple matter to shot off forenoon was aevotea to placing mem 1 the current to eliminate the source of on the variou. display itanda. the trouble. The section wa finally The real program for the day will Meft in darkness without any current not start until about 1 o'clock, when to iruard airainst further outbreaks. - th big marathon is to be run from In-1 i.ritv narlr a Rarr. T,eMlie Wilson I -1.- i- .ntrie. for the va. AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS. vnii Nii Hrla rA thin mnrnin? thn,t 1 there has been a Urge number of en- Two Bane Car. ia Latest List from TtlLK OF THE TOWN Walter h. Myers of St. Johnshury ar rived in the city this morning on a business visit. Mis Margaret Billings of Walpole, Mas., returned yesterday to her home after spending a few days with Miss Marion Tilden of Sonth Main street. Tom Clark, Wiato Brown, Leslie Mercer, Owedo Valisi and .Tame Co molli left to-dy for Bethlehem, X. H., where they will witness the Hagen R irk wood golf match which will be played on the Maplewood course. Wal ter Hagen is British open golf champion. Longer Reach. For reaching across the table to help himself to the butter, Johnnv was sharply reproved. "What dia you do that for: demanded his father. Ha vent ton a tongue?" Yes. sir." said the boy." but my tongue in"t as long as my arm." Boston TrsnwTipt. Robert T. Rollins Brother of Two in Prison, in Fracaa. Boston. Aug. 28. Robirt T. Rollins nd George Kinsman were arrested on charges of assault and robbery early to-dav. - Police said the two men at tacked and beat Walter Billings of the Dorchester district into uncon sciousness and then fled with $33 and gold watch and chain. Rollins it a brother of George and Charles Rollins who have been convicted of th mur der of two store manager, in 1917. St. Johnsburv. Auir. 28 The annual I ment. sad message to guarantor, of the. Com- L in" pre-entea to tne mpany munity cha.itanqua m St. Johnsbury w.r. th, a., of rnit,d was received in the first mail yester- the flag of the state of Vermont, both day. It was an asxessment on the 50 I made of silk and embroidered by "Bos ton s own Betsy Koss, Mrs. Amelia Fowler. The flags are four feet, eight guarantors on, this year's rhautauqua lor en eacn. The note read: "We beg to advine you that we are short $4'H of paying our bills and this necessitates an assessment of $8 each inches by six feet and are mounted on ten-foot staffs. Two standards are in cluded. An "engrossment signed by the 88 memler of the association and TALK OF THE TOWN for the guarantors. Plcaxe mail check I handsomely framed was also presented. or pay C. V. Perry, treasurer, as soon The presentation speech wa made at as possible and oblige." j a banquet of the association in the new building by J. Howard inwards of Bos- 100 TEARS OLD TO-DAY ,on' wno eoneeued the idea of having , I the flags made. Every member of the Friend and Adviser of Lincoln Celebrat- association had a part in the gift. By inc Hi. Birthday , P1 pree ot embroidering, the rant in every event which fact should serve to make things interesting. Two greased pigs are to be released among the crowd on the street come time during the afternoon and with a little agility someone among the peo plej;athered for the event can secure enough roast pork for a Christmas dinner. AH of the event will be-run off in Secretary of State'. Office. Nathan J. Banks, janitor of Bright- look hospital in St. Johnsbury, has re ported to the secretary of state that his car tipped over on a bank by the side of the road near Willoughby lake a he was teaching one of the occu pants to drive. J'o one wa. injured. A car owned by A. J. Koy of M. the order scheduled and things will be Johnsbury and driven by R. H. Conner made much easier Jo handle if all traf fic will keep off from the Main street during the baraar. FRANKLIN MAN KILLED. waa involved in a collision with a car driven by Fred Follansby of St. Johna- bury in St. Johnsbury Aug. 23. Dam age to the Roy car amounted to $.i0 and to the other $35. A oaf owned by Harry B. Houghton of Barre and driven by Perley E. Tracy was somewhat damaged by striking a stone step projecting from a curb in Barre Aug. 22. J. A. Field of Barre report a col lision with P. W. Riley of Center Rut- 60 years. who ia emDloved there, and make their eompany of New York, adviser to hnm in Luat'city. i Abraham Lincoln and friend of "Rene" Davis of New York, former- JohD D- Rw-efeller, to-day celebrated It a resident here, visited friend in e lOOtn anniversary of his birth tkia cif i-da- while wikinr - two He waa made secretary of the week.' "tour of Vermont. Mr. Davis United State Trust company when it mas ac-omnanied by hi on. organised In 153 and succeeded i ...... j..f . t-x I Joseph Lawreme as president. tdav when the deeds were psed in " hrt truM" n1 ro,""U' th. ritv clerk", office, whereby Mr. and P""t" university for more than Mr. James Anderson sold their house on 105 Seminary street to Joseph La drie of Kelson street. Th building i a fair-sized cottage house and Mr. La drie buys the property for investment purposes. Bsire was not the only place affected by the storm last evening for danoer at Wood burr pond lat evening were obliged to reaort to the nse of f!ah livhta hen the lights at the dancing patilkin vi ent out around midnight. Service all over the surrounding town eem to have been eomewhat affected. j Owing to the torrent "of rain which state coat of arm appears in the ritrht Morristown, X. J Aug. 28. John A. I position and the motto read correctlT Stewart, chairman of the board of on either side, although the flag i. of It Mr. Andrew WIker and family of Cliff afreet leave to-day for Warren. O.. where they will join Mr. Walker, trustee of the lnited States Trust I only one thickness of grosgrain silk. M7CILLAN ON WAY HOME. Compliment for Mother. Sfy litti Srear-old Janet r home from school one day and said Mother, the smartest little girl in!p"ured is during toe evening tbe chnn this morBipr belonged to von. roads were mnrcmgniy nmm. making C. K. in Rrxhener (X. Y. and Chrr.Bkle. Arctic Explorer Report. All Well Oa Schooler. Free port. Me., Aug. 28. Donald B. MacMilian, the Arctic ei plover, is on the way borne. .He report all well on the schooner Bowdnin. on which be and half a doren companinmi sailed from Wiscet J!, on July 27, 1921. Tbe following radiogram, sent by y of Foro Inland, near the north eastern end of New Foundiand. wa receiied todr pr Mrs. Leti'i it heavy pi'IIirg for mtr tragic crr frvt of tbe roa'ii this morning. well.' j I npg, his ;str : our way is claimed that the flag i the only correct ctate flag in the vtate. Mr. Ed wards has a certificate from Secretary of State Harry A. Black making tbe design of the coat of arms authorita tive, according to tbe section of the general laws approved on March 28, 1919. Among the speaker at the banquet was Earle S. Kinileysef Rutland, pres ident -elect of the association. Other officers elected yesterday afternoon were F. T. Rench of St, Louis, Mo., vice-president; C. B. Palmer f Detroit. Mich., secretary and treasurer, and J. Henry Johnson of Oklahoma Oitv, Ok la., H. A. Vid.l of Buffalo, X. J. C. Rardin of Huntington W. Va., and 3. Howard Kdward of Boston, mem ber fcf the eaecutive committee. The Evening Seeiiea. President f roi A. Howlnd of the company nd Frank C. Tartridge of tbe board of director were among the speaker. Mr. Kinsley w ot nt1er W. B. Whitney Die. Almost Instantly When Thrown from Carnage. East Franklin Aug. 28. Stephen B. Whitney; of this place, wa almost in .i.rl L-illt THlenliv mnrninr when kmn fmm.'s carriage after the land Aug. 20 in Rutland. horse became unmanageable. He struck W. E. Riley of Lyndonville report, a on the back of hia head and died with-1 collision oetween nis cr ana ouicis out regaining consciousness. bearing the Maswachuett registration Mr. Whitney, who wa local 248-135 in St, Johnsbury Aug. fl. Dam preacher of the Mthodit church, age to th Riley car wa $100 end to wa on hi wy to Clareocevilla, Que., the other car over flOO. A woman m where he waa to attend a guarterly I the Massachusetts car suffered a cut on meetig. Just across the Canadian I one leg and -Miss 1'atriria Kiley uf border, near whata is known as tbe I fered bruises. Holden farm, he reined the horse aside I Theodore La Due of Rutland, driv to let another team pass. The horse ling Jame H. Magawan's car, wa. in- became frightened and the carriage volved in an accident in which Harold struck pile of farm machinery near Fausett of Rutland suffered a cracked a toll shed, throwing Mr. wnitney to(Dd sprained ankle a. a result of con the grouiM. I tact with the car, ' Mr. Whitney was 61 year old and 22 TAKEN TO HOSPITAL. wa a life-long resident of Eaet Franklin. He is survived by hi wife. I x t a B m a- I two aaugnrers. r. . Street Car Run. Wild on Syret. of South Franklin; one son, W. R.I on i uiu.s oiojiu. Whitney, of thi place; twelve grand ! Kvr,eu-. V. Y Aug. 28. A crowded children; and two sister. Mr, -1 trolley car ran wild down Walnut Freer, of Rjchford and Mr. E. H vmie hill during a terrific rain and Chamberiarn, of Et Franklin. LlecTricsl atorm here last night, jumped Arrangements for th funeral have tv 4rm..t, -,fr speeding three city not neen compietea nut it is expeeteo. I block and wa wrecked against con- it will be held Monday. home. Fine trip. All I President F. A. Ho land of the RACES CALLED OFF. I crete and metal lighting pole on a corner. Twentv-two of the passenger were removed to bowpital. (Continued on Eighth Page Three Day' Rain at Ponghkeepaie Caa cela All Race. Pou;hkeepMe. X. Y-, Aug. 28 Be cause of rain the Grand Orcuit face scheduled for thi afternoon here were called off. Tni is the third day I hat ram h preented the race. The hr-e will be shipped to Fesdilie this tmoon. Sherifl. Invited to Evan' FuneraL To the deputy sheriff of Washington' county: As a token of respeft and love to tbe memory of former Sheriff Goin B Evans of WaterKury. I ak vou ail to go with me to attend the funeral to b? held at 3 oVWk n SunHst sfternor.. F. H Trscv.