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The Wilson-Clement Case Burglary at
Northfiold The Washington County
Crimes Vermont'a Industrial School
for Negroes.
A hearing in the mystery surround
ing the death of Ephralm Root at Went
Rochester last week was held Friday
and Saturday. Some 25 witnesses were
called and the testimony pointed
strongly to Joseph Bean as the mur
derer. Ho was held without ball for
trial in Windsor coifnty court and was
placed in jail at Woodstock, the charge
being murder in the wilful, deliberate
and premeditated killing of Ephralm
O. Root. Bean is said to be very down
east and broken In spirits.
Many of the witnesses testified to
the former good conduct of Bean and
many Rochester people believe him in
nocent. Frank Hubbard at whose
house Bean was found after the mur
der, testified that Bean entered the
house at 8 o'clock and that he was not
aware of his having left it after that
time. Against this evidence Deputy
Sheriff Tlnkham testified that meas
urements taken of the tracks found
leading from the Hubbard house to the
Green saw-mill around the scene of
the crime at the Green barn and re
turning to the Hubbard place, and the
measurements made of Bean's shoes
were the same. A son of Mr. Green tes
tified to having seen Bean peering
through the window of the Green
house while the family and Root, the
murdered man, were at supper. Elmer
Martell of Rochester also testified to
having been offered $50 by Bean if he
would kill Root. Other testimony
showed that Bean was intensely Jeal
ous of Root on account or tne atten
tions of the latter to Mrs. John Green,
wife of the saw-mill owner, and for
merly wife of Bean. Bean had pre
viously been a partner with Green in
the business, but had sold out and left
town. During his absence Mrs. Bean
married Mr. Green, believing her for
mer husband dead. Bean finally turned
up very much alive, but consented to
abandon his wife to Green, although he
frequently referred to her as "our
Of late Bean has been living at the
home of Frank Hubbard, about four
miles from the saw-mill owned by Mr.
Green, where Root was employed. On
the night of the murder Bean called on
Mrs. Green and had an interview with
her, when, it Is alleged, he complained
of the attentions Root was paying her.
Mr. Green was in Canada on business
and there was no one around but his
two sons. When Bean was found in
bed at Hubbard's, after the murder, he
was much excited and told conflicting
stories of his whereabouts the previous
night. He was covered with perspira
tion and the bed clothes were saturated
with it.
Dr. W. Seward Webb was badly
shnken up In a wreck at Orange, Tex.,
Friday morning. . The train, a special,
was thrown from the track by the
wrong working of an Interlocking
At the annual meeting of the Auto
mobile club of Vermont at Montpelier
Thursday evening the old officers were
reelected as follows: Dr. I Hazen of
Burlington pres., W. B. Fonda of St.
Albans and C. C. Warren of Waterbury
vice pres; W. D. Woolson of Spring
field, sec-treas; Dr. W. Eglesby of
Burlington, Dr. C, W. Staples of Lyn
don and J. G. Ullery of Brattleboro en
tertainment committee. Dr. L. Hazen
of Burlington, W. B. Fonda of Sft Al
bans, C. C. Warren of Waterbury, W.
D. Woolson of Springfield. C. A. Harris
of Brattleboro legislative committee;
C. H. Clark of St. Johnsbury, E. D.
Whitney of Brattleboro and E. E.
Bamforth of Waterbury good roads
committee. About 25 members were
present. A banquet was served at
the Pavilion. The secretary's report
showed the membership had increased
during the year DO, and the treasurer's
report showed a cash balance of (61.67.
The matter of licensing machines was
informally discussed and the general
opinion seemed to be that it Is better to
wait until the next session of the
A New York man stopping at the
Goodcll hotel killed a black bear near
Readsboro last week Wednesday. Sev
eral more have been seen of late.
Mrs. W. L. Greenleaf has presented
to the Vermont commandery of the
Loyal Legion 50 volumes, which came
from the library of the late General
Memorial services were held In Ran
dolph Sunday In memory of Col. Rob
ert J. Kimball. Chief Judge Rowel!,
In a brief address, paid feeling tribute
to a noble life.
Miss Mary B. Connor, for 53 years
In the household of Col. LeGrand B.
Cannon, died at Burlington Monday
morning in her 84th year, after a short
C. C. Lord, publisher of the Groton
Times, sold the subscription list and
the good will of his newspaper to
the St. Johnsbury Republican Friday.
The paper will be discontinued, the
move becoming necessary owing to 111
health. '
The clothing store of F. E. Colbuln
and the office of The Northfield News
were entered Thursday night by
burglars, clothing, dress suit cases, and
valises being stolen from the Colbuln
store. Nothing was taken from The
News office although the safe was
found open Friday morning and the
papers scattered about The work
was evidently that of experienced
hands. Eugene Davis, aged 20. and Nell
Knapp, aged 21, were arrested for the
burglary late Friday night by six of
ficers who surrounded Antolne Miller's
house, where Davis lived with his Btep
father and mother. On the second floor
of the building $300 worth of clothing
was found hidden under the floor.
Three dress suit cases filled with cloth
ing and underwear were found In the
woodshed under boards, and besides
the clothing about f 75 worth of Jewelry
was recovered. Mr. and Mrs. Miller are
believed to be Innocent In the matter,
Knapp having entered the house by a
window to stay with Davis. The pris
oner's were committed to Washington
county Jail at Montpelier and will be
arraigned In county court on informa
tion filed by the state's attorney. Davis
has served a sentence at the Industrial
school at Vergennes.
Customs Collector Suspended.
Silas H. Danforth. deputy collector
of customs in charge of the customs
house In St. Albans has been sus
pended for 50 days for violation of the
regulations. It is stated by those who
know that the charge against Mr. Dan
forth was preferred by H. W. Ballard,
who was some months ago removed
from the customs service there for
cause; that the charge was Investi
gated and that it was found that Mr.
Danforth had been indiscreet and
technically at fault
George Belanger, 17, and his would-
be bride. 13, drove Into St. Johnsbury
from West Concord last week but
could get no marriage license as paren
tal consent was lacking. They were
not detained In St. Johnsbury but left
for Lowell. Mass., the Gretna Green of
their Journey.
The 41st annual session of the grand
lodge of Vermont, I. O. G. T., closed
at Northfield Thursday evening with
an address by Dr. D. H. Mann of
Brooklyn, N. Y.. P. R. W. G. C. T. The
Good Templars, with an increased state
membership and a growing enthusiasm
among the workers, bid fair to enjoy a
very successful year.
We wish to purchase your Hides,
Calf Skins, Sheep Pelts, Tallow and
-We want agentB everywhere to sell Page's
Perfected Poultry Food and other poultry sup
plies. Fur further particulars, address
C. S. PACE, Hyde Park, Vt.
The Washington County Crimes.
If arrangements can be made, a ses
sion of the Washington county court
will be held In December, when the
Montpelier and Burre murder cases will
be tried. The Jury in the case of
state vs. Stephen Tromblcy. for feloni
ous assault, reported Saturday at
Montpelier a disagreement after five
hours' consideration. Trombley was
arrested early in the summer charged
with assault with Intent to commit
rape on Mary Klrby, of Northfield. and
he has been confined In Jail sinee. The
prosecution claims that the attempt
was made the night of June 27 but
that the girl screamed and the man
was frightened away. Miss Klrby
Identified Trombley as her assailant.
The defense claimed an alibi and mis
taken Identity. Trombley was re
manded to Jail and is unable to raise
Merrick Man's Successful Hunt at
C, D. Farnsworth of Bridge street,
Merrick, returned Thursduy from
Wardsboro, Vt, with a bag which he
has substantial grounds for claiming to
be the record for this season's coon
hunting. With his friend F. B. Kid
dor of Wardsboro, he hunted for three
nights after waiting five nights for the
weather to clour, and the results of
their expeditions were 15 coons aver
aging 15 pounds each, the largest tip
ping the scales at 22 pounds. Be
sides those they brought home, three
were treed in trees he hunters were
unable to climb, and several more were
driven into ledges. Mr. Farnsworth
believes that if their fatigue had rjtit
prevented a fourth night of hunting,
they would have Increased their bag by
at least three more. The coons are
all big fat fellows, with heavy pelts,
and eight of them are displayed
front of King Bros' store In Merrick,
Including the 22-pound one.
Mr. Furnsworth is not afraid to chal
lenge any. one in this section to go
ahead of this record. This trip was
the sixth annual hunt which Mr.
Farnsworth has taken with his friend
Kidder, and they have always been
well rewarded. This, however, Is their
best season; the second best was last
year, with 14 coons in five nights,
Their unusual success Mr. Farnsworth
attributes largely to the excellence of
the dogs. Mr. Kidder has had con
slderable success in breeding hunters,
and the two who accompanied the men
on this hunt are two of the strongest
and most acute dogs he has ever bred.
They are Ranger, owned by Mr. Farns
worth, and Rattler, owned by Mr. Kid
der, and are valued at $100 each. One
feat of Rattler's, and one remarkable
for any coon dog to perform, was his
carrying a 19-pound coon he had cap
tured. He had treed the coon which
Jumped and ran a half mile down
steep mountain through thick brush,
pursued by the dog. After a while
the men heard the dog breaking his
way up the steep Incline, and soon he
reached them with his bulky prey
hanging In his Jaws. This Is the first
time Mr. Farnsworth has ever known
a coon dog to carry. One night Ranger
started on the track of a coon a little
after midnight, and did not return un
til 5.30, coming In on his back track
One coon he ran four miles before tree
ing him.
Coons are sometimes savage fight
ers when at bay, but Mr. Farnsworth
had one narrow escape from an ac
cident which happened without design
on the part of the coon. A coon had
been treed and Mr. Kidder climbed to
secure him. Calling down that he
could see nothing of the animal, he
began to shake the limbs. At last
finding a limb that seemed heavier
than the others, he gave it a vigorous
shaking and sure enough down fell the
coon. Mr. Farnsworth was sitting
under the tree with the lantern, and
the 22-pound coon, with a heavy Jar,
landed within four feet of him. The
weapons the men used were 32-calIbre
Smith & Wesson revolvers, with eight
Inch barrels. The results of each
night were: On the 12th, four coons;
the 13th, seven, and the 14, four.
At the annual meeting last week of
the stockholders of the Central Ver
mont railroad. It was shown that the
miles of road operated are 531. The
gross earnings were $3,638,838.91 and
the operating expenses $2,874,391.77,
leaving a balance ot $761,990.14, which
less taxes of $1,012,480.76 leaves net
earnings of $660,509.38.
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William Anderson of Center Rutland
was drowned Saturday in Lake Homo
seen while boat riding with Axel Holln-
krist. Both men were employed by
the Vermont Marble company at
Center Rutland. Anderson stood up
in the boat to change seats with Ilolin
krlst, who was tired of rowing, lost his
balance and fell, overturning the boat.
Holinkrist was unable to reach Ander
son before he sank the third time.
Anderson was 25 years of age and unmarried.
Close of W. C. T. U. Convention.
These officers were elected at the
closing session of the W. C. T. U.
convention at Woodstock Thursday:
President, Mrs. Ida II. Read of Shel
burne; corresponding secretary. Mrs.
Gratia E. Davidson of Newfane; re
cording secretary, Mra A. A. Wyman
of Cambridgeport; treasurer, Mrs. E.
Mead Denny of Montpelier; auditor,
Mrs. Alice M. Richardson of Montpe
lier; vice presidents, Mrs. L. B. Clark
of Rutland, Mrs. Laura D. Keser of
Rochester. Mrs. M. C. Pearson of
Coventry; vice presldent-at-large, Mrs.
E. P. Lund of Burlington. Rev. O. J.
Anderson of Wilder, who has lived un
der the Gothenburg system of license,
spoke vigorously against this method
of regulating liquor traffic. Resolu
tions were adopted in favor of prohibi
tion in hope of the repeal of the pres
ent law and against state dispensary
system, In favor of establishment of
school savings banks and asking for
curfew bell in all cities of the state.
In the evening Mrs. Mary H. Hunt of
Boston spoke on "Scientific Temper
ance Instruction in Schools," and
there was a demonstration by children,
led by Mrs. Helen G. Rice of Boston.
In West Charleston, northern Ver
mont, Is an industrial Bible school for
colored people conducted upon similar
lines as the schools in the south. C.
F. Worthen is the owner of the farm
where the school is established, and
Elder and Mrs. I. E. Kimball are the
Instructors. Through the summer
several negroes were in attendance,
though at the present time a few have
returned south to spend the winter
months. Next season It is expected
the school will be doubled.
Additional speakers who have been
secured for the coming state teachers'
convention are: President William
Dartt Hyde of Bowdoln College. Me.,
who will speak Thursday evening.
October 29; Superintendent L. P. Nash
of Holyoke, Mass., Saturday morning,
October 31; Preston W. Search of Wor
cester, Mass.. an author and lecturer of
note, and author of "An Ideal School,"
Saturday morning, October Jl. Super
intendent Ranger will speak Friday af
ternoon on "Educational Progress In
Vermont," and the Hon. Mason 8.
Stone at some hour not yet fixed on
"The Philippine Islands."
B. 0. Taylor Whiskies tssd ij eritioal jnigH,
The Wilson-Clement Slander Case.
The trial of the suit of Samuel D.
Wilson of Washington against Hon. P.
W. Clement of Rutland for alleged
slander has been in progress at Rut
land since Thursday. The suit is to re
cover $50,000. Plaintiff claims that
while in Vermont to secure evidence of
violation of the prohibitory law, he
killed a man in self defence and that
Mr. Clement referred to him as a
"murderer" In campaign speeches In
1902. Mr. Clement was called as a wit
ness and would not admit that he had
called Wilson a murderer although he
acknowledged that he had referred in
his speeches to the shooting of Gosher
and had said that Wilson had been
indicted for manslaughter, when, un
der Vermont procedure, he should have
been Indicted for murder and the ques
tion of degree of crime left to the Jury.
Miss Sadie Smith, stenographer for Mr.
Clement on his campaign tour, was
placed under arrest the first day of the
trial, for not answering properly,
but afterwards testified that she could
not swear to the exact words used In
Mr. Clement's speeches. Several wit
nesses were examined In regard to the
circumstances attending the shooting
and death of Gosher. Arguments In the
case began Tuesday afternoon.
Sir Charles Rivers Wilson Did not Ap
pear as Expected.
Life is full of disappointments and
the people of the West River valley
ran up ngalnst one of them on Wed
nesday. It was given out that a
special would run over the narrow
gauge on that day, carrying a party
of railroad officials Including the
I president of the Grand Trunk, Sir
Chas. Rivers Wilson, K. G. C. B.. of
London, Hengland.
Great preparations were made at
Brattleboro and along the line to re
ceive the distinguished visitor. The
best coach on the line was taken In
hand and thoroughly cleaned, for the
first time in three years. All Tues
day night men were kept busy killing
microbes, scouring, scrubbing and
varnishing. A new carpet was laid In
the aisle and the whole shebang made
spink and spank as Marvin Howard's
golden pheasant, every depot on the
line was scrubbed, yards cleaned up
and buttons sewed on the section men's
breeches. In short It was made fitting
to receive the distinguished Sir Charles
of London, Hengland.
Alasfor human hopes and aspirations,
the K. G. C. B. didn't come. No
inkling of this was had here until the
train arrived. Now Londonderryltes
don't mean to get left when It comes to
hospitality nnd the entertaining of
celebrities. So when the special pulled
in at 8.30 the mayor and many promi
nent citizens were on the platform
ready to receive Sir Charles and escort
him to the Riverside where a sumptu
ous lunch would be served and an in
formal reception held. But O It was
a sad sight when it was discovered
that It was only Hays and Fitzy and
a few understrappers of the Canuck
breed the reception committee looked
like thirty cents. The mayor took to
the woods and hasn't been seen since
Prominent citizens' disappeared as
if the earth had swallowed them and
the Canuck officials were left to shift
for themselves. Whether these felt
the Indignity or not the Sifter is un
able to say but it is certain that they
made a stop of only 30 minutes and
went out as if the devil had kicked
them In end.
The next time Sir Charles comes let
us know, please. Londonderry Sifter.
Poems of the Boer War from
Five Nations." ,
Twenty-five new poems from the
pen of Rudynrd Kipling were published
Oct. 1. They appear In a volume en
titled "The Five Nations," published
simultaneously In New York and Lon
don, the American edition coming from
the presses of Doubleday, Page & Co.
The poet gained Inspiration for most
of his new work in the South African
war, and several of the poems take
rank with the best service songs that
he sang in India In bygone years. He
Is generous In praise of the Boer and
not afraid to ridicule the errors of his
own countrymen.
One of the best of the poems is
tribute to the Boer under the title of
Diet," written in the same spirit that
produced "Fuzzy Wuzzy." Here are
two stanzas from It:
I do not love my empire's foes,
Nor cull 'em angels; still,
What Is the sense of 'atln' those
'Oom you are paid to kill?
So, barrln' all that foreign lot
Which only Joined for spite,
Myself, I'd Just as soon as not
Respect the man I fight.
Ah there. Plet! 'Is trousers to 'a
'Is coat-tails lyln' level In the
bullet-sprinkled breeze;
'E does not lose 'is rifle and 'e
does not lose 'is seat
I've known a lot o' people ride a
dam' sight worse than Plet!
No more I'll hear 'is rifle crack
Along the block'ouse fence
The beggar's on the peaceful tack,
Regardless of expense.
For countln' what 'e eats an' draws.
An' gifts an' loans as well,
Es gettin' 'alf the earth, because
'E didn't give us 'ell!
Ah there, Plet! with your brand
new English plough,
Tour gratis tents an' cattle, an'
your most ungrateful frow.
You've made the British taxpayer
rebuild your country-seat
I've known some pet battalions
charge a dam' sight less
than Plet!
(Copyright, 1903,.by Rudyard Kipling.)
The colonials who served In South
Africa are praised In "The Parting of
the Columns." Two verses from It fol
low: There Isn't much we 'aven't shared
since Kruger cut an' run.
The same old work, the same old skoff,
the same old dust and sun;
The same old chance that laid us out.
or winked an' let us through;
The same old life, the same old death.
Good-by good luck to you!
Our blood 'as truly mixed with yours
all down the Red Cross train.
We've bit the same thermometer In
We've 'ad the same old temp'rature
the same relapses, too,
The same old saw-backed fever-chart.
Good-by good luck to you!
(Copyright, 1903. by Rudyard Kipling.)
The Dirge of Dead Sisters" is a
stately, solemn tribute to the women
who nursed the sick and dying. In
South Africa. Some stanzas from the
poem follow:
Who recalls the twilight and the
ranged tents in order
(Violet peaks uplifted through the
crystal evening air)?
And the clink of the iron tea cups and
the piteous, noble laughter,
And the faces of the Sisters with the
dust upon their hair?
mi a
Hod Carrier
will lighten you
labors and bright
en your home.
Tasteful i
design, it is un
surpassed ii
Mates? Fuller & Warren C
r r r
" 1
Bade farewell to breed and race
Yes, and made their burial place
Altar of a nation!
Therefore, being bought by blood
And by blood restored
To the arms that nearly lost,
She, because of all she cost.
Stands, a very woman, most
Perfect and adoied!
(Copyright, 1903, by Rudyard Kipling.)
Chant-Pagan Is the lament of the
English Irregular who finds England
tame and unbearable after South Af
rica and war.
Me that 'ave watched 'arf a world
'Eave up all shiny with dew,
Kopje on kop to the sun,
An' as soon as the mist let em
Our 'ellos wlnkln' like fun
Three sides, of a ninety-mile square,
Over valleys as big as a shire
Are ye there? Are ye there? Are ye
An' then the blind drum of our fire
An' I'm rollin' 'is lawns for the Squire,
(Copyright, 1903, by Rudyard Kipling.)
Included In "The Five Nations" are
27 of Kipling's published poems Includ
ing the "Recessional," "The White
Man's Burden," "Our Lady of the
Snows," "The Islanders." "The Truce
of the Bear." "The Wage Slaves,"
'Bridge Guard In the Karroo," "Kitch
ener's School," and "The Lesson."
Wonderful old age was obtained by
Ann Wlgnell of Jamaica, who lived to
be 146 years old; by Jos. Rann, also
of Jamaica. 140; by Ellas Hoyle of
England, 131, and Wm. McKeln of
Virginia, U. S.. who was 130. Hu
manity may all reach these figures now
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Let us now remember many honorable
Such as bade us turn again when we
were like to die.)
Till the pain was merciful and stunned
us into silence
When each nerve cried out on God
that made the misused clay;
When the body triumphed and the last
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abode our agonies and wiped
the sweat away.)
Who recalls the noontide and the fu
nerals through" the market
(Blanket-hidden bodies, flagless, fol
lowed by the flies)?
And the footsore firing party, and the
dust and stencn and stainless, ;
And the faces of the Sisters and the
glory in thpir eyes? I
(Copyright, 1903, by Rudyard Kipling.)
The Englishman chastened by the
war is described In "The Return," part
of which follows:
Peace Is declared, an' I return
To 'Ackneystadt, but not the same:
Things 'ave transpired which made me
The size and meanln' of the game.
I did no more than others did.
I don't know where the chance be
I started as a average kid,
I finished as a thinkin' man.
If England was what England seems,
An' not the England of our dreams.
But only putty, brass an' paint,
'Ow quick we'd drop 'er! But she ain't!
Before my gappin' mouth could speak
I 'eard it in my comrade's tone;
I saw it on my neighbor's cheek
Before I felt it flush my own.
An' last it come to me not pride,
Nor yet conceit, but on the 'ole
(If such a term may be applied)
The making's of a bloomin' soul.
(Copyright, 1903, by Rudyard Kipling.)
The married man Is playfully de
scribed in a piece called "The Married
Man." A sample stanza follows:
The bachelor 'e fights for one
As Joyful as can be;
But the married man don't call It fun.
Because "e fights for three
For 'im and 'er and it
(An' two an' one makes three)
'E wants to finish 'is little bit.
An' 'e wants to go 'ome to ls tea.
(Copyright, 1903, by Rudyard Kipling.)
South Africa idealized as a wonder
ful woman is the theme of one of the
most Interesting poems In the volume.
The following stanzr.a are quoted from
the poem:
Lived a woman wonderful, !
(May the Lord amend her!)
Neither simple, kind nor true,
But her Pagan beauty drew,
Christian gentlemen a few
Hotly to attend her.
Christian gentlemen, a few
From Berwick unto Dover:
For she was South Africa,
And she was South Africa,
She was South Africa,
-Africa all over!
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