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TOE BARRE DAILY TIMES i. VOL. XXVI. No. 157., BARRE," VERMONT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1922. PRICE, TWO CENTS. OVER 50 AMERICANS, IN SMYRNA NOT HEARD OF AND MAY HAVE PERISHED Business Men Or Mission aries Were in the City at ! the Time the Turks Oc v cupicd the City, Accord j - ing to Advices Received By Government Officials at Washington REQUEST FOR INFORMATION HAS BEEN SENT Officials Are Inclined ' To Believe That the It Americans' Reported Missing Left the City Be fore the Turkish Troops Entered Relief Work Is Planned TVftshmirtoii. D. C. Sept. 18. Rear Admiral Bristol, American high com missioner of Constntinople, wis re quested to-day by the Mate department 1 to furnish specific information a to the number of American citizens, native or naturalized, in need of relief as the re sult of the,.-re-oceupatiun of Smyrna v j by Turkish forees. ' Admiral Bristol last week 'reported that 14 naturalized Americans from the colony in Smyrna were missing but has not mentioned this matter since the department asked just how many -naturalized Americans were still unac counted for. Officials are inclined to be lieve that the 14 reported missing prob-, ably left the city with relatives before the Turkish forces entered. The department also asked Admiral Bristol a to the number of native ; Americans remaining in Smyrna. has been estimated ibat from 60 to fiO American business me or missionaries .,, were in the city at the"-time of the . Turkish occupation and no definite ad vices as to how many of these left th citv or as to those who elected to re main have been received. War department orders to day de tached Major Sherman Miles, fieid ar I tillery, from the artillery school at Fort ' .run ana assigned mm a American military attache at Constantinople on the stair of Rear Admiral Bristol. cellcney for at least some public ex pression of sympathy. the moral support of the people of the United States may do more in this calamitous crisis to te,m the flool of plunder pillage an dassassination than the armed forces of Europe." The telegram asserted that "Turk ish newspapers published in this coun try boldly threaten the extermination of, all .Christians, ' Armenian and Greeks." CANADA TO ACT the On Appeal to Send Troops Into ,Near East. Ottawa, Ontario, Sept. 18. A special meeting, of the cabinet council was scheduled toconvene at noon to-day to act on the British government's1 re quest that a Canadian contingent be sent overseas for senvce in the Jear East. - ":..'. ' , HIRED A "GUNMAN" TO . KILL HUSBAND NO. 2 RIDICULES ACCUSATION Attorney For Shop Craft Leaders Attacks Gov ernment Injunction PENN.R.R. SIGNS AGREEMENT Covering Wage Scales and . Working Conditions of Engine Men SETTLEMENT ISI TILL SEPT. 1, 1923 Shopmen Are Being Taken Back On Some . Railroads ! BARNARD STILL OWNER PAID FINE AFTER RAID Arthur Chadwick Pleaded Guilty to Possessing Liquor Other Raids in Bethel Ineffective. AFFIDAVITS ARE NOT SUSTAINED Bethel, Sept. 18. Arthur Cliadwick of Barnard pleaded guilty in munici pal court Saturday to possessing' in toxicating liquor and was fined $300 and costs of $10 which he paid. This was the, result of a raid made earlier in the afternoon at the home of George Walker in Barnard by State's Attor ney Howland of Windsor, Sheriff" W. L. Fairbanks of Springfield and Depu ty Sheriff Paul F. Wilson of Bethel. A still was seized on the premises which proved to be the property 'of Arthur Cliadwick who, with his wife, lives at the Walker place, Mrs. Cliad wick being Mr.' Walker's daughter. A part of the still consisting .of a new copper boiler," was found easily, but the coil, an essential part of the ap paratus, was found aftermuch search ing in the bottom of a trunk con-j :..:... - i a : . . e l i . . t ,t --.: ,,. i. ..j . !,. ''. 'K Muauiii-jr m iNuir ,. . , clothing, rhiladelphia. Sept, 18. A new agree- ent covering wage scales, and work ing conditions was signed to-day by RESCUE CREWS STAND READY Wilf Enter Argonaut Mine As Soon As Entrance Is Made Safe 20TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY. TO SEARCH FOR 47 . ENTOMBED MEN Every Possible Prepara tion Made for Any Found Alive While the Cliadwick raid was in DOUBT TURKS FIRED CITY. French Officials Ciscles Scout Such Theory. Paris, Sept. 18. (By the Associated Press), The report that the Turk Started the fire in Smyrna is doubted in french oflicial circles. The follow ing comment on the burning of the citv was made in official quarters: 'The idea that the burning of Smyrna was caused by the Turks is advanced hv certain foreign news papers. In . well informed officials circles, it is asserted that there ia noth ing. which juHimcs inis oanei ana, on the contrary, such a possibility is eon sidered quite unlikely. It is only natural to ask what interest the i victorious Turks would have in A f roving the city, the possession -of which t.hev , valued so highly and .which thev had just retaken. "It is prowd besides that all news charging the Turks with the burning ot nmyrrra, has come from London via Athens." AUSTRALIA IS READY. Will Send Contingent to Near East if Necessary. London. Kept. 18. (By the Associated Freest, Premier W. Jd". Hughes of the 'Australian commonwealth .after con sultation witn nt eaoinet, announces that the Australian government is pre. pared to send contingent to the Near Kant If necessary, says a Renter die twtcb from Mello!inie. The leader of the country part v in the Australian parliament, w. L. race. V support to proposal to send a contin : . t . . - 1 I . 1 I - t the lalmr party opposes it unless it 1 roredcri hv a referendum. Mis on poition is based on the ground that Australia as not yet. recovered from the World ar. Military authorities at Melbourne say both 'ofltcers and men are ready for the proposed campaign. BRITISH SPEED UP ON ARMS. factories Reported ts Get 24-Hour Or ders at Full Capacity. Pari. Sept. 1 (By the Associated Fre). The British government has ordered all small arms and ammuni tion factories in the I'ntted Kingdom to rk 24 hour at full rapacity in prepnaVtjo for any Turkish eventu alities, according to news reaching pri vate iirrs here to-day. Wants raxding to speak. Armenians ia Unised State Tel! of H error. Bofon. Sept. !.. The AnwnnnVi ttoral l'nt of America, in a telegram to President Hardmg So-day, bespoke an exjre-on from him oi the re rest eet ia Aia Minor. After nn ttr.r'ng the situation, the nwssafe Boa ed in grtf. .rw.in IN tnne frvaJy !mi your ei-a Is Charge Made Against' Mrs. Laura Price Bowman in West Vir , ginia Case. Huntington, W. Va., Sept. 18. A new chapter in a romance involving two .men and a young woman was written to-day in a cell of the county jail here, where Mrs. Laura Price Bowman is a prisoner, awaiting trial on a charge of conspiring to have her second husband killed. Husband No. 1, James K. Price of Corbin, Ky., has come to Huntington, determined, he said, to place his meagre resources at the disposal of the woman whom he divorced a year ago that she might marry L. F. Bow man, a local business man. Bowman waa named as co-respondent in the suit Bowman is letting the "law take Its course, he said atter a meeting witn Price. But the latter, a former news paper man, who claims he gave the young woman every dollar ne naa when he divorced her, is ready to take her back. - "She may be insane: 'I wouldn't be surprised, but she is the mother of my two children and l haven t lor- eotten the old love," said Price. The arrest of Mrs. Bowman came a consequence itli a statement mad to the prosecuting attorney, Robert Hinchman, a local detective, an Charles Ripley, a railroad shopman Private John D. Lawhorn, Marine, Miss ing Since Aug. 24. Boston, Sept. 18. Private John Lawhorn of the marine corps who was cleared by a grand jury of complicity in the murder of Ralph Brewster, W in cheater railroad station agent, last April was to-day declared a deserter from the service. Official notices sai he had not reported since Aug. 24 and reward was offered for his apprehen sion. Records show that LAWhorn was born at Somerset, Ky. Some Are Even Based on Perjury He Tells the Court CCSTELLO TRIAL MONDAY. Salem . Man Carged With Assaulting Small Bays. . Ijiwrence, Mass., Sept. 18., The trial of Antonio Costello of Kalesn charged with assaulting several small boys of that city, was set for next Monday after he had pleaded to the guilty to the, charge m aupenor court to day. ostello waa originally held In connection with the death of Henry McMabon, another bov, hut was sub? equently discharged in that case. V ; STOWAWAYS CARRIED STYLE. Had Equipped Their Quarters With Electric Lights aad Fans. Boston, Sept. 18. Xine stowaways who had equipped their quarter with electric lighta and an electric, fan and connected them with the steamer a dyn amos were in detention aboard ' the White Star liner Cretic when she ar rived to-day 'from Mediterranean ports, The stowaways, all Italian men, had partitioned off a bunker space and made themselves corily at home." They had a Rood -supply of food at hand also when fouad last Saturday. MERGER RATIFIED By Stockholders f the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.' Xewark, X. J , Sept. 18. Stockhol ders of the Bethlehem Steel corpora tions to-day ratified the proposed mer ger with the Lackawanna Steel com pany. Ne Percentage. rirat ei-donghhoy hat are you going to do with your fderal compen sation, if we get it. Second es-doughboy Par the money 111 owe on the beta that we wouldn't American Legion Weekly. 0, Em Th.ua. Scots farmer (to uaweleotne visitor! A'iffl delighted t see fm. But man. it's an awfu' nicht for a rail. Visitor (hanging op dripping eoati YeVe richt. But a gran' nicht for find in" folk at hame. Montreal et!. Ample Cause for Drrorc. "My butband ia a deceitful wretch." "What make you think that?" "Last aiyht be pretended to believe me when be kaew I was lying to him." Boston Transcript. Saw the Bright Side. Again, aa optimiot t a man who tft uim; rtfM a"Tie: Well, mny- y. if we rt a-i c.l iwtt wimr. we t rave to worry orr-r a on 1 b u." fWtU-a TranKTipt, Chicago', Sept. 18. Attorneys for the striking craft leaders to-day re newed their motion for dismissal of Attorney General Daugherty's injunc tion bill. Judge James H. Wilkerson said he was ready to hear the argil3- nient. - Donald R. Richberg, attorney for B, M. Jewell and John Scott, president and secretary-treasurer, respectively, of the shop crafts, declared in his opehing statement tbfct many of the affidavits of violence produced last last week by the government were "hearsay, rumors, speculation and even perjury." . The affidavits charted acts of eabot- tage to the strikers, he said, whereas- the acts might aa well be chanred to defective equipment. He said the eoV. eminent was laboring under a "funda mental misconception" of the purposes or the snop.cratts and read from the constitution of the railway employe aepanmeni, American federation of Labor, to show what he called the "ab surdity of trying to charge its leaders witn conspiracy. J he omcers have no power to call a strike, he aaid, and can only carry out the expressed will of the member ship when it baa voted U suspend worn. - . v "in is eae u a demonstration of a conspiracy to persecute these officers and prevent their doing anything they lawfully can to prosecute this strike, Mr. Richberg said. -', "'-!' , Discussing lawful rights of railroad strikes, the defense attorney, answer ing a Question by the court, said it waa "absolutely unlawful" for train service employes to abandon trains and passenger without bringing them into the termini. He denied, how ever, that the "so-called desert aban donment" in the southwest ever took place. The question of the right to all rail workers to bring about an ab solutely cession . of transportation by a simultaneous strike ia one for Congress to consider, be added. officials of the Pennsylvania railroad progress in Rarnard, another party and men in the ensine service. The were busy searching for liquor at the nomes oi iiHuaeie LAiiamano, r.. it. McAllister and CI Sanders in this town, but nothing was found in either place, or so little home brew as to x. be 'considered negligible. This party TimiMiru mi jL't-ijutv murium jiuuimu of Reading and W hitnev of South agreement runs until Sept. 'l,-1023,' , SOME SHOPMEN GET JOBS. Under The Warfield-Jewell Truce Men Who OmT Posts. Chicago, Sept. 18. -With numerous Royalton and Constable C, T. South railroads of both eastern and western Sal OI !M,utn "yw- Jack-on, Cal., Sept. 18 (By the Asso ciated Press). "Timbertng of the open ing between the Kennedy and Argonaut mines to prevent a cave-in on the res cuers, who stand ready to enter the Argonaut in which 47 men -have been entombed, delayed the federal mine res cue from going into the Argonaut was the last word telephoned to-day from the 3,(HX-foot level of the Kennedy. ALLEN B. FLETCHER LEGION HEAD Jackson, Cal., Sept. 18 (By the Aaso Iciated Press). Connection between the Argonaut mine, where 47 men have been entombed more than three weeks, and the adjoining Kennedy mine, waa established at 4:50 a. m. to-day accord ing to V. S. (.urbarini, superintendent 1923 Convention Will Be Held at Brat-1 of the Argonaut company. Garbarinl lehnrnMr. rwni. HM. "" a,r V passing between the two The firht connection with the Argo limit. U.'UM AMA.meri rlfill luklo t. i 10 T oi. uonnsuury, I Tense watchers stood in the chill closing session Saturday of the fourth I morning awaiting the first word from annual convention of the American I the rescue squads. Arrangements had been made that the Red Crow should carry any important tidings to them. Auxiliary. TRADE TIPS BY RADIO. io uive American Business Men an , Advantage. Washington, D C, Sept 18. Foreign trade tips by radio to enable American business men to get the jump on their overseas competitors are now being broadcast by the goverment. Inquiries for American goods com -ng into the bureau of foreign and domestic commerce from its foreign representatives Director , Klein said to day, are distributed to New Eng land manufacturers and merchants through the air by the bureau's Bos ton office in collaboration with the broadcasting station at Medford, Mass. Similar arrangementa may be made for thirty-four offices in different parts of the country maintained by the bureau. HARDING GOES GOLFING Because Mrs. Harding Shows Such Ma terial Improvement. Washington, D. C, Sept. IS - Mrs. Harding was reported aa greatly im proved to-day at the White Hou. her condition being so satisfactory that the president, for the first time since she because critically ill ten daya ago, left the executive grounds for exercise. De parting from the bite House about 7 o'clork he went to his' favorite ijolT course for a round before taking up governmental affair, chief of which was the bonus bill. Every possible thing has been done for the aid of the entimbed men, should they be alive. Doctors, nurses and hot pital equipment await them. I he rescue crew which has been driv' I ing ahead on the 3.000 foot level of the ( Kennedy, racing the crew on the higher level to see which first would break into the Argonaut was taken off the groups continuing to ignore the so- called Baltimore , settlement plan, several other roads, including a few big ivfftems. to-dav restored iobs under the Warfleld-Jewell truce to shopmen who quit their posts eighty days ago. Kb ti mates on the number of strikers taken back into the shops vary. Some rail and union officials plad the number as high as 50.0(H). Roads announcing they had solved their shop problem through employ ment of new men and former strikers previously taken back andorganized j Legion, department of Vermont, Allen into new shop unions, included the jr Fletcher of Bnrtinpf ,n waa unani Chicago and Alton, the Illinois Cen- mouslly chosen commander for the tral: Chicairo Great Western; North-1 mmin? rear. ern Pacific and Union Pacific. I Mr. FfeUher ha been adiutant of the Bert M. Jewell, heal of the shop- Vermont department the past vear as cratts organisation ana me shopmen s wrn jmb-distnct manager ot the V representative in traminsr the peace l s. Veterans bureau. terms, hastened to Xew York yester- I Brattleboro was selected as the place day when the plan struck the snags of I for the 1923 American Legion, depart eastern opposition, notary on thelment of ermont. convention Xew York Central lines, which formed j Over 200 delegates and alternates 1 work when the draft through .the con- one of the big svatems included among! have been in attendance. The depart- necting cut assumed that there were no those expected to accept the settle- Intent was never so fully' organized as cave-ins on the Argonaut's 4,200-foot ment plan. I now. 1 level. The situation on the New York Cen- 1 I he American Legion Auxiliary pai-i he crews on the 3,B00-foot level, all tral lines was caused, it was explained urday elected Mrs. Corrine Glynn Cork-1 members of which are Argonaut miners, by demands of strikers in addition to tin of Rutland, as president and Mrs. J won the $5,000 bonus offered by the the original peace terms. Similar de- Etta 8. Adams, also of Rutland, as I mine oflicial to the first crew to break mands prevented settlements on the secretary. I into the Argonaut. Southern railwav i rriHuuiMiB wrre mircm hi uh v.. i liUV. HAKinCftS AUUIUAU cr-irXTir Tir irpm rvin M. and St. P. and Northwestern shoos . . ?K,nvJU BUI ll&LiLr run to prevent a recurrence of Saturday's I Opening Of the Eastera States Exposi- aisoroer. i.. ,i c,n...M RailMtBda whirh refused to enter the I Baltimore agreement insisted to1aT J Kprt'ngfleld, Mas.;" Sept. 18. Four Wifliam Coburn of Manchester, N. that they are daily increasing the j New Kngland governors and aa ;,mnyj h4j Case Continued to numner oi new empioves aim mat i lieutenant governors were guests ai ne i 0 conditions are steadily imurovtne. Kastrn Hutes exnosition to-dsv. mak- uctooex i. Hearing on the Dauznerty I'U'mc-1 ifiir their appearance at the show tton son remain temporary restraining order Sept. 11.1 states. The grmip included Governor Chan TARIFF flPrn!!F"Ts Ih'ng H. Cox; of Massachusetts, Gover m a a a m m i v 4aa. T-, t m --, . SHOOTING STEPMOTHER l..l ... V TT ? .to n-:t ion was resumed in Jndire WSlker- r,.nM- ..rl. .nrf noin. in th. tnom. . " '" - ,. 4 j ,ui. r . .. ' .1. ' .". . , Jiant Coburn, 17, a high school student, ?mro?for ,"."It'K h'bi. with especial netled 8tdav Port8mo,lth on' emain.ng betor, tha expiration of the attention to those from their home , charge of shooting a revolver bullet Neighbors 'and Friends Gave Mr. and " , Mrs. F. G. Persona a Surprise. Mr., and Mrs. i. G. Persons on iho Williamstown road were completely surprised Saturday evening when abnu one hundred neighbors and friends me at their home to celebrate the 20th' an niversary of their wedded life. The following -program was "present ed, interspersed by selections from the victrola: Reading, "Life's Game -jf Ball,' C. W. Persons; "That Old Sweet heart.' of Mine," George J. Seager. Presentations were made bv M. L Towns of Barre Town for the gifts from neighbors and friends in South Barre and by Dr. G. G. Hall of South Woodbury in behalf of the other don ors, to which Mr. and Mrs. Persons very gratefully responded. . The gifts consisted of a vacuum cleaner with fix tu re, to whioh waa attached a card bearing this poeht, contributed by Mrs. Rtta Lane of Barre City: "One-fifth of a century have they been wed, Lovable Grace and ambitious Fred. Xever a shadow have they seen Except the trouble of keeping clean. Please accept from us, we pray This gift, which turns labor into' play. All dirt it takes, so we ve been told AncLoft is made to bring in gold. And now we'll closo with very best .-''' wishes, ' , . - And wish the machine would wash the diHhes." Other gifts were: Electric lamp, cut glass lemonade set, annivemryf cake with decorations including the two dates, "1002-1 922,'' and birds with nest containing three eggs, representing, the number of births in the home; also hand-painted cake set, from Miss Zel- ma Goodell, a teacher from Springfield, Mass.; chfna plate, Mr. and Mrs. Wil liam Briggs, Williamstown; pair linen towels, Mrs. Ellen Brigga; vase, Mrs. E. O. CurMs, Orange; maney, Mrs. Murray Clark and Mrs. Addle LHx, Barre. The rooms were decorated through out by a profusion of beautiful floral tributes donated by friends, A bountiful repast was served con sisting of ice cream, cake and wafers. Congratulations sod best wishes for many more years of happy married life were extended to the host and hostess, after which thefriends departed before the midnight hour. The home known as the Aaron Wales place and occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Persons during the wore of years of their wedded life, waa made ready for occupancy previous to their marriage which occurred in Plainfield Sept. 17, 1002. by the Rev. George Wright. Friends and relative from a dis tance attending the anniversary were: Brother, William L. iyron, motor- man, pqiringneld r.lectiic Kailroad com pany, and wife, Sprihgfield; Helen Southgate, South Royal ton; Dr. G. O. and Mrs. Hall, Stanley and Doris Hall, Mr. and Mr. Albert Haskell, Mra. Jui, a Haskell, Mrs. Nellie Goodell and Cueil Murnham from South Woodbury Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Balbw, Miwiiaon and Vivian Ballon and Mrs. Charlie .Tack from- Montpelier; Mr. and Mrs. William Briggs and Mrs. Ellen Brigpn. Williamstown, and Mr. and Mrs. Will Coburn, East Montpelier. TWO LOST LIVES AND TWO flURT ( ! ,' ' ' L , " .'. ' 1 '" ',; As Automobile Plugged Down Bank Near Lem . " ington, IIK: . 5' ALL OF VIC" tfS . OF BFIN, N. H. - . . The Tm'o .jured Were Said ' Not Be in Seri- ous Dndition Colebrook, X. H Sept. 18. Two met were killed and two injured near Lent' ington.' Vt., last evening when theil automobile plunged through a fenc down aa embankment. The dead an Gilbert Pelletier and Louis Lapert, boll of Berlin. The injured, .-John King ani! John Champagne, also of Berlin, wen Drought to a hospiUl here. Their in juries were said to be not serious. ENDORSE HENRY HOLT. As Washington County Man on Re. publican State Copunitteo. On a call by Henry H. Holt, Repub lican state committeeman for Wash ington county, the nominees on the Republican town ' and county ticket met In the grand jury room in the cotitt house it Montpelier Saturday afternoon, Sept. -1(1. Mr. Holt acted as chairman of the. meeting and made an earnest and forceful plea for a vigorous and active campaign. ' . Flans were discussed '.looking to the securing of a full Republican; vote at the Xovember election. There was some discussion concerning the selec tion of lady to act on the state com mittee in conjunction with the state committeeman. It was decided that all present should ascertain so far as pos sible the wishes of ladies of theil community regarding such selection. During the meeting an informal res olution was passed endorsing Mr. Holt for another tens s state committee man' from Waaaisigton county. All persons present pledged them selves to support the eoiaaty ticket and to ue every effort to secure the election of the full county ticket as nominated. BIG CAPITAL STOCK INCREASE. LOST CONTENTION ' Governor James Hart nee of Vermont and Governor Albert O. Brown of New Their Point Of Orfler About Conferees "arhi. and Lieutenant Governors charge of shooting into his step-mother's face while she lay In bed yesterday morning, was arraigned in police court here to-day on a formal charge of assault with in tent to kill. .His case was continued until Oct. 2, and he waa held without Overreaching Their Authority Not Sustained. Washington, D. C, Sept. IS. The point of order made against the tariff bill conference report that the con ferees made tbeir authority in pro posing to give power to the president to declare American valuation on all items was overruled to-day by Senator Cummins,' Republican, lewa, president pro tern of the nenate. A. T. Fuller of Massachusetts. Harold I J. Gross of Rhode Island-. Abram W. Foote of Vermont and Jeremiah J. Wood of Xew York. At noon the exec utives were entertaimd bv Governor Cox at the Massachusetts building. Meantime the hospital refused con sistently to tell how seriously hurt Mrs. Cotmrn was. -Last night, it was said the woman was seriously hurt. " V" V LETS STONE 9HED CONTRACT. CUT WAY OUT OF CELL. Two Men Escaped from Deer Island House of Correction. Boston, Sept. 18. Two prisoners in MANY GET EMPLOYMENT. Presbrey-Leland Co to Start Building In Brattleboro Oct. 1. Brattleboro, Sept. 18. -The Pres brey-Leland Co., plans to begin Oct. 1 the erection of a stoneshed la r ire the Peer Ixland house of correct ion I enough to acronrmodate 100 men, of cut themselves out of their cells earlvwhim 77 would be stonecutters. The to-day and escaped bv dropping to the (main build ins will be 2rt I feet long, 130 ground from window ropes. The men, I feet wide and 40 feet wide, and the Hendrick Randall and Charles War- estimated coet ia f 140.000. The com tier, were pursued along the shore by pany hopes to have the plant in opera- a mianl hut disappeared into a corn I Hon by next spring. fle d. Search of the island fa led to I I he company proposes to stsri in O'NEILL LET0URNEAU. Ia the Various Mills of the Pawtucket Region Pawtucket, R. I., Sept. 18. After being closed for eight montha by the I uncover them and it was ttelleved thev with 50 men. bringing most of them textile strike, the Lincoln Blcacbery took to the waters of Shirlev Cut to I from Harre. where the company re- and 'four cotton mills in Lonsdale, .fm the mainland. " Icenfly sold its manufacturing plant to lierkeley and Asnton were reopened Warner u under nlM for I Marr and liordnn to. nc, J. Wilson to-day. the Lonsdale company having breaking ,nd entering, and Randall for Dods of the Barre plant ia to be works i . . . . J il t a a. I " " I sn .... i I . . i a MINE WAS EXPLODED. As It Was Being Removed By Free State Troops. Belfast, Sept. 18 The explosion which occurred 'at Mac room in which fight nationalists, Including Command ant Leoph, were killed, was close to the scene of the ambush in which Mi chael Oollina met death. The free state troops were removing the mine when it exploded and blew them to t. Below it bomb had been plaoed. FOUR MEN SHOT. Ia Clash Between Striking Miners and Noa-Ualon Miners. CtunIaTlrL V I. Sept. Four men were shot, two of them probably fatriy in a clash between striking miners and aon-iinion Iriiners to-day at he Potomac anane of fie Poffa broth ers' coal company at Barton. W. a.. Z- mum t of t umbcr'and. restored the 20 per cent wage cut an nounced last January. in Berkeley and Ashton the opera tives, many ol whom had given up positions in other mills in the state to return to their old work, msrehed thsough the gates in abodv and were Assigned to their places, but in the wo- mill in Lonsdale the operatives had to pass through the offices of the nnmler 4 and Ann and Hope mills. laroenv. SEA MONSTERS ATTACK BOAT. They are Described as 40 to 60 Feet Long. St. Johns. N. F., Sept. 18. Sea nion-. sters reported to be from 40 to AO manager of t Brattlehoro stoneshed The contract for the steel structure has been le.t to the Palmer Steel Co. of HulvoVe, Mass., and A. B. Lane of Barre will have general supervision of the construction. IMPEACHMENT CHARGES HEARING IN DECEMBER feet long have attacked fishing boats wh.r. thou nnHeo wer. wlectrd hv out oi urwsn naroor, i rinuy nay the overseers and sent to work. Other's A school of these monsters appeared j Snch Action Wat Taken By Hituse J wvre turned away hut were told their ff ne coast few days ago and i service ould probably be required still thought to be in the bay. in a few daya aa it ww necessary to I expeumon win oe win irom me start up the mills in sections. About settlements on wnicn vne unooi lies in three thousand are employed in theselan effort to capture or disperse it. :everai ooata wnicn went out recently diciary Committee oa Strict Party Vote. mills. The Jenckes Spinning rompany started on a 20 per cent increase in (the monsters. wages' tn-dsy hut continued the 64 our week schedule, s Labor leader advised the strikers not to return until a 48 hour week was granted and most of them heeded the advicr. The Crown Manufacturing company antaounced a ten per cent wage increase but fn strikers took advantage of the offer to-day. Washington. D. C, Septw.18.-Har ing of the Keller impeachment charges narrowly em-aped being swamped by (against Attorney Oners! Danghert; FELL OFF TRAIN. TO CARRY COAL FAST. Vr. and Mra. CherVs CWIne of Cabot runed to their horn to-dsv. after efidiog te nt of tr i, t thr we of Mr. and Mr. P. 11. M"unt street. Trunk Line Coal Carriers Arranging Facilities. Xew York. Sept. 18. Trunk line coal rarrmm announced to-day that they were rapidly arranging all their facili ties to peed np an abnormally large coal movement to all -tHin of the country before the coming of winter. The Lehieh Valley announced that sniiiracite miner along that railroad dug out l.V.i1 ton during the firt six working daya after the end of the strike, compared "with a productirti of 2-9.2lrt tens lt year in the same min during ihe n rreponding week. Saturday of lt wek, hniever. th w ner broicvi in ; u.it ton, an in- Ijirfd .f rr- i 4 TI 1 our Ibe correspond g day tf Edward Rogers Got Broken Arm and Other Injuries. aa poftponed to-dav by the House ,ju- dn-tarv committee until December. The motion to postpone waa adopted by a atrict rarty vote, the three IVmu- cratic members Snmners, Texas; Thoma and Tillman opposing if. Chairman Volstead announced that the rae would be taken up immediate!? for the MISS HELEN BROWN WINNER." Burlington, Kept- 18. After nearlv four hours of suffering and exposure I after Congress reassembled Kdward Korera of Rutland, who fell 1 snort seion. from a freight train near Bcldens early yesterday morning, rranafed to give a signal On the engineer of the north bound milk train. whih waa stopped and brought the injttrod man to this city. He waa examined bv lh C. H Beecher. who ordered him taken to the Mary Fletcher hospital in the police ambulance. At the hospital it was found lat he had sustained a broken arm, a badly bruised shoulder and a celp wound. POSTMASTER AT BRADFORD. Bernard W. Crafts Appointed ta Suc ceed A, H. Peters. Washington. TV C, Sept. B.r. nard W. tmft -has hrs-n anpo nt'd to t pitrrisiiter at Bradford. Vl . ia plxTe "f A, It. Prtsr.. 1m-uoi! n! etpire rwpi. l. Norwich Librariaa Awarded Scholar ship for Public Servke. Northfield. Sept I. Miss Ellen Brown, suorensor to Mis Helen (Yam- ton a librarian at Norwich university, was winner of thf state meeting schol arship awarded ia connection with the annual coneniion of t lie N'e Hamp shire Library association, held in I.an catr. N H.. !a' week. Thia schol arship was aard-I oa the baia of eioeHcnt serv i-e in promoting the we!are of the community through the p.i'.Iic Ubrary rfirirg the p't tt. and it entitW M s Rmwi to attrnd T J eonrentioo at He etrtric of the as"w iat '-n. 5fs tron Has twn It l.mrian a! X li'ararv a H r.a- oV. N. H. Wedding at St. Sylvester's Church in Graniteville. St. Sylvester's church at Granite vflle u the scene of a pretty wed ding this morning when Miss Kath leen Letoumeau was united in mar riage to Robert C. O'Neill of White River Junction. The . ceremony was performed by Rev. N J. LaCliance in the presence of many friends and re I atives. Miss Jennie O'Neill, aister of the groom, and Wilfred Letoumeau, an uncle of the bride, attended the couple. The bridal party, including Joseph Letoiirneau. who gave away the bride, entered the church as Lohengrin's wedding march waa, rendered by the organ. The bride was attired in white satin cliarmeuse trimmed with peaaws. Her silk veil waa arranged with or ange blossoms and she carried a show er bouquet of bridal roses, sweet fieas and Ulies of the valley. The Hirides maid wore pearl grey canton crepe with hat to match and carried pale pink roses. The church was deco rated with cut flowers and ferns, yel low, white and green being the pre dominating colors. Mr. and Mra. ONeill are Very well known in their respective towns. Mra. O'Neill is a graduate of Mt. St. Mary's academy in Burlington and of the Fanny Allen training school for nurses snd until recently practiced her pro fession in New Haven, Conn. Mr. O'Neill, who ia proprietor of the Elec-: trie cafeteria at Wbite River' Junc tion," served 23 montha overseas with motor transport corps. No. 3l. The couple left immediately on an unannounced .wedding trip nd upon their return will reside in White Riv er Junction. Among the out-of-town guest were Mr. Catherine Sanborn, Misses Kath leen and Marie Sanborn of . Burling ton; Mrs. John Harrigan. Northfield; Mie Emma and Helen Heney. Mont pelier; Mia Dora (iallagher. North Craftshury; Miss Beie Brennan. Cambridge, Mas ; Mies, Elisabeth Noonan, Proctor, Connecticut River Power Co. Author- . bed to Carry 4,4O0,0CO. ... The Connecticut River Power com pany of New Ha'mpshlre has notified the secretary of state of a vote by its stockholders authorizing an in crease in the capital stock from ?2, 700.000 to $4,400,000 at par, the addi tional stock to be common. A eertifl- hate from the public service tommis- eion of ermont stating that the in crease will be for. the public good of the state has also been filed. The Vermont Tap and Die corpor ation of Newport .City, has filed with the secretary of state a certificate of increase of capital stock from $50.010 to $100,000, the stock to be in POO shares of common and 100 shares of preferred, all at ft' par value of $100 per share. ' The Tryon mills of ermnnti Inc., in Bermington county have nlet a cer tificate of paid up capital stock wit-Jt the secretary of state showing t fiat $2.5,000 has been paid into the treas ury. An aJhdavit of . the proposed issue of l."0 shares of stock at a par value of $100 per share has al.o been filed. . . A. COMETTA'S DEATH. Barre Man Had Been in Poor Health a Year. Rtefano Comet t a. a long time resi dent of Barre, died last night aftr year's fck-kness. His demise Is felt by a large number of people in the Italian tsrionv, aa he was a very ami able fellow. Mr. Comefta was horn at Arngno. Smitxerland, 38 years ago, coming to Barre in 1001. He waa married to Teresa Mancra in 1907. His wife died a few year agtf leaving two Children, Dante and Rcnro. He is also survived by a brother-in-law, Edo Manera. and a cousin. S. Infranconi, all of Barre. Mr. Cometta was affiliated with the granite ruttere' union aad Independ ent order. Forester of America. Funeral service will be held from the Perry A Noonan undertaking rooms Tuesday, Sept. IP. at 2 p. m Burial will lie at Hope cemetery. , FTJLL TO OVERFLOWING. HAS $11 ,300 PAID IN. Lion Granite Co. of Barre Files Affi davit with State. The Ucd Granite company. Inc. of Barre has filed with the secretary of Stat an affidavit of the proposed i- iue of I'tO iharea of common stock at a par value of $100 per share for 1J building loU off Berlin street in Barre City for a eoaaideration of $3.- ft.Vl, the balance to he paid ia cah at par Toe company haa alo filed a certificate shoming tht out of a to tal capital atork of $15.Ca. $111-1 ha been paid into the treasury. The Rheride taege company. Inc., of Rirhford ha filed article, of a-.i1i.-n with the secretary of state and will do a general garage Sins, dealing in atrtomoKb- and aeoeore and a.rx rrair. The capital atork j t,fi ia A ahare of $liri par ral w each. T! trcor"raor ae R. M. I im. H r. 1 h -ma, f. 1 Fro-t aad K. ft. -ee. all of Rc-iifur Norwich University Has Highest En rollment in History. Northfield. Sept. 18. Some 50 ad ditional freshmen who have been no tified that they will be admitted to fill vacancies1 that have occurred in the Norwich university cadet eorpsjire ar riving to-day. These new ni?n will bring the enrollment figure to the highest point ever reached in the his tory of the school. Only the fact that rooming facilities at the university are limited prevent an enrollment that would exceed 40. A lrg num ber of men who have filed app!-a -tion have been placed on the wait ing lit. for the school can comfortably accommodate onlv .Wl. INVOLUNTARY PETITION.. By Credtfer of Haller Car and locomo tive Corporation. New York, Sept, H An involuntary petition in Hanaruptry ag!Bt the llaJW Car aad Iocorn"ive torpore- Ini. estimating liabilities "ia etres Pf m.onr)- as filed ia fedrl court today by Elba Waibam who p- et-H a cla m for !I.KJ7. rcpr, at -ing Inart. The r"' 't did not rsKat ate ae-ta of tf.e conr-em.