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THE BURLINGTON FKEE PRESS AND TIMES: MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 1910. , Bl EEK MURDERER nuGSirneni ! ST SCALE IN THIS STATE 2 as MANNED MOTHS! WMffl ClffiEi MIMIC WAR ON AN TRAIN WRECK III HOOSAC TUNNEL M IE BREAKERS EXTENSIV A Rutland Street Railway Manage-ment Determined to Break Up Union. TWENTY-FOUR MEN QUIT WORK Intense Feeling Prevails but Strikers Maintain Peaceable Attitude Commuters Walk in Sympathy. (Special to the Free Press) Rutland, July 31 The strike of the street railroad conductors and motor-men yesterday did not prevent the trolley company running- Its cars today. The cool weather prevented the usual heavy traffic of Sunday and acted in the company's favor, 'the regular cars being ample to accommodate the public. Only two of 24 regular men were on duty to-day. Strike breakers brought here In anticipation of trouble and employes from other departments of the electric company moving the cars. The son of President G. Tracy Rogers Is acting as conductor. The senior member of the firm of Wadell & Mahoney, among the best-known strikebreakers in the country, Is here in charge of 60 .men, who, also are armed as the company will take no chances, although the SO striking employes have stated that there will be no violence on their part. All the 12 deputy sheriffs in Rutland county have been placed on duty. G. Tracy Rogers of Binghamton, N. T., president of the company, said yesterday tfternoon: "We won't recognize the union under my consideration. We've started In to break the union and we'll do it if U lakes all summer." LOCKOUT IS DECLARED. "When traffic started yesterday morning the union men who had not accepted the company's proposition of an Increase from $1.80 to $1.90 a day, repudiating the carmen's organization, were not allowed to work. Eight union men had Bigned that agreement and made runs in the forenoon. They Joined their locked-out brothers, however, yesterday afternoon when the strike was declared. The last effort to reach a peaceable set tlement failed yesterday forenoon when George S. Kaley, general manager of the company, refused to entertain a written proposition from the union to arbitrate the controversy. He stated that the union would not be recognized but the company would treat with the men as In dlviduals if they would drop their mem bership in the union. There is intense feeling In some quar ters over the company's action. The union has given out white ribbons on which are printed the words "we walk" and they are being worn quite generally. Borne women to-day walked from "West Jutland to their work in this city, a distance of four miles, and back again to night, rather than ride with strike breakers. The first trips of the cars were omitted yesterday morning on the line to Fair Haven and the belt lines In this city Afterward, however, the schedule was fairly well maintained with ' the eight regular men on the through trips and strike breakers on the belt line cars until the strike was declared at four yesterday afternoon. The 'extra trips on the line to lake Bomoseen were aban doned and probably will not be main tained to-morrow. STRONG VOTE FOR STRIKE. The trouble came to a head last Tuesday night when division 247 met to take the strike vote. When the ballot boxes were turned In Thursday afternoon it was found that considerably more than two- thirds of the 25 members had voted for a strike. The result was forwarded by lesln Orr, treasurer of the national organization, who la looking after the Inter ests or ue union, to tne national executive committee. For Borne time the union has been negotiating for a higher rate of wages, asking 25 cents an hour for all conductors and motormen. The wages of the men were increased two years ago from 16 to 18 cents an hour the first year of employment and 20 cents for experienced men. The men cay General Manager Haley promised a 1-cent Increase and gave them encouragement with President Rogers of a 2-cent advance. This was considered sufficient. LIGHTNING KILLS FARMER. Bolt That Strikes Cyrus Stone Also Prostrates Two Others. (Special to the Free. Press) Mlddlebury, July 31 During a se-rere thunder storm which prevailed about noon yesterday Cyrus Stone, a prominent farmer, was killed by lightning while unloading hay In Brldport, eight miles west of. here. Ills hired man, Dan DeLom, was severely burned and his wife and brother, Howard Stone, were prostrated. Mr. Stone was 27 years of age. The funeral will be held at his late home Tuesday morning at eleven o'clock. Just received 100 dozen of the finest 10c neckwear which I shall offer for a Umited time at 25 cents. Fournler, 128 Cherry street, Sherwood House block. CHAMPLAIN GIVES UP BODY OF CHILD Wh'frhall. N. T., July SI. With feet . and Minds mlssln. the bodr of Beatrice Reneaud, the 7-year-old child of Mrs. John Reneaud of this town, who disappeared about seven weeks ago, was s found floating In the Lake Champlaln harbor, about 200 feet south of the place where the houseboat from which the ehlld disappeared was moored. The finding of the dismembered body yesterday is regarded as a confirmation . of some of the rumors that were in circulation at the time of the child's dis- - appearance. The grewsome discovery was made by , Roger D, Rome, a fisherman, who saw the body floating in the water. He brought It to shore and notified Coroner Beligrade. An. autopsy will be performed. ByLydiaE-Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Black Duck, Minn. -"About a year ago I wrote you that I was sick and could not do any of my housework. My sickness was called Retroflexion. When 1 would sit down I felt as if I could not ?et up. I took ydia E. Pinkham's vegetable Compound and did just as you told me and w now I am perfectly curea, ana nave a bisr baby boy." Mrs. Anna Anderson, Box 10, Black Duck, Minn. Consider This Advice. "No woman should submit to a surgical operation, which may mean death, until she has given Lydla E. Pinfcham'i Vegetable Compound, made exclusively from roots and herbs, a fair trial. This famous medicine for women has for thirty years proved to be the most valuable tonic and invigorator of the female organism. Women residing in almost every city and town in the United States bear willing testimony to the wonderful virtue of Lydia E. Pinkham's "Vegetable Compound. It cures female ills, and creates radiant, buoyant female health. If you are ill, for your own sake as well as those you love, give it a trial. Mrs. Pinkham. at Lynn. Mass.. invites all sick women to write her for advice. Her advice is free, and always helpful. TAX LAW CONDEMNED. Windham County Democratic Conven tion Held at Bellows Vails. Bellows Falls, July 31. The democratic county convention was held, here yesterday with 40 delegates present. John E. Gale of Guilford presided and A. R. Carpenter of Brattleboro was clerk. The following ticket was nominated: Senators Wallace S. Allen of Whitin-ham, Dt. K. R. Campbell of Bellows Falls. Assistant Judges Jerome A. Amidon of Brattleboro and Dr. O. M. George of Bellows Falls. State's attorney Arthur P. Carpenter of Brattleboro. Sheriff James E. Keefe of Bellows Falls. High balliff-C. H. Stickney of Brook-line. . - J udges of probate John E. Gale of Guilford and M. J. Walsh of Bellows Falls. The resolutions adopted approved the platform adopted at St Albans July 14, and called special attention to the "absolute failing of the Vermont Republican party to provide any relief from double taxation." They demanded immediate effective legislation. The policy of the Republican party is condemned for the continued increase of State expenses, a readjustment of salaries of State county officers to be made proportionate to actual service rendered, Is demanded. CALL FOR A NEW JAIL. Democrats of Lamoille Comity Also Seek Tax Reform. (Special to the Free Proas.) Hyde Park, July 31 At the mass democratic county convention held here yesterday afternoon the following ticket was placed in nomination: Senator, O. N. Campbell, Hyde Park; assistant judges, C. E. Burt of Stowe, James M. Kelley of Morrisville; sheriff. George E. Town, Morrlstown; judge of probate, E. C. White, Hyde Park; State's attorney, Frank H. Strong, Hyde Park; high bailiff, O. S. Spauld-ing, Hyde Park. The candidates for sheriff and judge of probate are endorsements ' of republican nominees. Resolutions endorsing the State ticket and the platform were adopted. These resolutions were also 'adopted: Resolved, That it is the sense of this convention that the assistant Judges at once provide suitable temporary quarters at the county seat for the care of prisoners, and thereby save the county the expense of taking them to other counties for safety. Resolved, That the tax laws of Vermont be so amended that money loaned on real estate at 4& per cenC be exempted from taxation and also the doing away of offsets. , ; SECURED -200 PATENTS. Death of Dr. V. W. Blanchard Distinct loss to Medical Profession. (Special to the Free Press.) Mlddlebury, July 31 Dr. Virgil W. Blanchard died at his summer home here at an early hour Saturday morning from a complication of diseases. He was 79 years of age. He was brought here ill from New York city about five months ago and from that time gradually failed. In his earlier years Dr. Blanchard attained considerable eminence In his profession. . Vhile still a young man he practiced for several years in Brldport and later in Weybridge and Mlddlebury. About 20 years ago he went to New Tork city and built up a very lucrative practice but .after a few years abandoned it in order to devote all of his "time to his Inventions and to the formation of companies to put them on the markej. He was a prolific inventor and It Is said that he had obtained patents upon about 100 different products of his "brain ranging all the way from typewriters to furnaces. Dr. Blanchard was a life long democrat but never . held or sought political office. f . He leaves -a widow and one son," his only daughter, Mrs. Walter V. Wright, having died several years ago. ' There are also two granddaughters surviving. Since going to New York Dr. Blanchard had always maintained .the family home here and it was his custom to spend a month or two here every summer. London, July SL Five women were killed last night in a fire which destroyed the Williams drapery store at Acorlng--ton. The store was crowded with customers when fire started . from crossed wires. , '- whkv jam Pine Camp Manoeuvres" Will Be Most Ambitious Attempt since Manassas. Camp of Instruction. Pine Camp, N Y., July 81. Mimic war on what is likely to be the most extensive scale attempt ed since the Blue and Brown armies met at Manassas, Va., five years ago, begins here this week with the assembling of United States regular troops and National Guardsmen for the Joint army and militia manoeuvres. Under command of Major General Frederick Dent Grant, who commanded the last series of battle exercises held at Pine Camp In 1908, an ambitious plan of campaign, according to all indications, will be worked out, with an attempt to capture Carthage, a nearby village, and an assault on the city of Watertown as likely features. With the arrival to-day of the last of the regular troops assigned for work in the manoeuvres, which will continue1 during August, Pine Camp awaits the militiamen; who, beginning early to-morrow morning, will pour Into camp during- the next three days. For the . past month Pine Camp has been a busy place getting ready for the 15,00-0 men who will participate in the manoeuvres. The work has been in charge of Lieutenant Rutherford of Company C, 24th Infantry, who was the commanding officer at the camp until the .arrival of General Grant Thursday. The entire ramp has been piped for water which Is received from , two large springs a mile and a half from the camp. The water Is pumped into a tank with a capacity of 60,000 gallons, located on the "Hogsback," a lofty ridge running for half a mile on the south side of the camp. Many miles of wire have been strung by the signal corps and each company will be In touch with headquarters by telephone. All sanitary arrangements, including the incinerators, have, been completed and tons of government supplies have been sent to camp for the commissary department. MAKE-UP OF CAMP. The regulars assigned for duty will be at the camp throughout the month, but the organized militia has been designated for duty under three periods, August 1 to 10, 11 to 20 and 21 to 31. The regular troops designated are: First battalion of engineers; Com panies B and C, Washington barracks, D. C. 10th cavalry Entire regiment except Troop D, which will remain at post, Fort Ethan Allen, ,Vt. 3rd field artillery Battery D, Fort Meyer, Va. 5th infantry Entire regiment, except Company L, which will be left at post, Plattsburgh. Barracks, N. Y. 24th infantry Regimental head-q.uarters,hand, first and third battalions, except Company I, which will be left at post, Madison Barracks, N. Y. 24th infantry The lieutenant col onel, headquarters 2nd battalion and Companies E, F and G, Fort Ontario, N. Y. DATES FOR ORGANIZED MILITIA. Troops of the organized militia have been designated as follows: August 1 to 10 Headquarters 1st brigade. New York city; 12th, 9th and 71st regiments infantry, New York city; squadron A, cavalry (troops 1, 2, 3 and 4), New York city; Troop B, cavalry, Albany; Troop D, cavalry, Syracuse; 3rd battalion engineers (22 regiment), New York city; 1st company, signal corps, New York city. August 11 to 20 Headquarters 2nd brigade, Brooklyn; 23rd and 47th regiments, infantry, Brooklyn; squadron C, cavalry (troops 5, 6, 7 and 8), Brooklyn; 6th battery, field artillery, Binghamton. August 21 to 31 2nd regiment Infantry, Maine, Eastport, (headquarters), hospital corps detachment, Maine, Waterville; 1st regiment, Vermont, Brattleboro (headquarters); hospital corps, detachment, Vermont, Burlington; 9th regiment infantry, ' Massachusetts, Boston, Troop A, cavalry, Rhode Island, Pawtucket; Troop B, cavalry, Rhode Island, Providence; Troop C, cavalry, Rhode Island, Providence. ; ROUTINE OF THE CAMP. This week will be largely devoted to the instruction of the militiamen in detraining and making camp. The first manoeuvres are scheduled to occur on Monday, August 8. During the encampment, each morning will be devoted to instruction of militia, infantry and cavalry troops in regimental and battalion drills, and the afternoon will include instruction in advance and rear guard, outposts and reconnoisaance and formations for attack and defence. - The real mimic war of the Blue and Brown armies will be fought for the three remaining days of the period. Special instruction will be given to the field artillery and engineer troops of both the regular, army and the militia, and officers of the United States Army Medical corps ' will Instruct the militiamen of their branch of the service in the establishment of first aid stations on the firing . line, dressing stations and field hospitals. Major General Grant's staff Includes: Col. George 'Andrews, adjutant general; Col.' George F. Chase, inspector-general and provost marshal; Major Carl Relchmann, 24th infantry, chief umpire, and Lieut. Col. Isaac W; Lit- tell, chief quartermaster. Just what the problems to be worked out in the mimic warfare are is . naturally kept a secret; but it is understood that they include an attempt to capture Carthage and a possible assault on Water-town. ' 'V Your Liver , is Qogged ujv That's Wfcr Ycm'r. Tired Owt ! Sorts Have Wo CARTER'S UVER PILLS wS MftM m a tew dart. .TV fanrdar. - Cs tSXLL HLU CULL CUL FECI Gcssi3 mW Signature 1 riant liVFrrM mm Officers Search Trains for Quincy, . -.V - Mass., Italian Once Lived in Barre. Quincy, Mass., July 31 Louis Restelli, an Italian who formerly lived in Barre, Vt., Is being sought by the Ver mont and Massachusetts officials for one of the most cold blooded murders that ever took place in this vlclaity. . The crime ? was committed Friday afternoon, when Restelli, crazed by drink, hatred and rage, used two army revolvers with deadly effect. He first shot his aged mother, Mrs. Mariana Restelli, killing her Instantly. Henry E. Hardwick, owner of the quarry in which the murderer worked, was the other victim.- The wounded are Gaspare Restelli, brother, shot three times in the stomach, once in the back and once In the right wrist, condition critical; C. T. Hardwick. shot through the right knee; Benjamin Bishop, shot through left arm; William M. Adrian, wounded In right side. That more people were not shot is due to the poor marksmanship of the murderer, Immediately after the shooting Restelli plunged into the wooded hills near the quarry section. Since that time several clues have developed but no positive assurance has beer received of the where abouts of the murderer. Conductor C. D, Graves of the Boston & Maine Is of the opinion that he ook up Restelll's ticket for Rutland, Ma33., Friday night, and at that time the mui told him that he wanted to go to Rutland, Vt., instead, and inquired if the conductor could not give him a pass to that city, receiving an answer in the negative. The police in Rutland are watching all trains for the south. Reports were received there last night that a man answering the description of the murderer was on board the evening train bound for Ludlow, at which place he Is said to have relatives, but a search of the train failed to locate him. DON'T DARE ENTER BARRE. Rest ellt r,eft That City In a Hurry Police Watching for Him. (Special to the Free Press) Montpeller, July 31. The police and sheriff departments of this city and Barre were notified yesterday : to keep a sharp lookout for Louis Restelli, the Quincy, Mass., murderer. It was Intimated that he fled to Barre and was being shielded by friends there. The officers of both cities are on the alert but thus far have seen nothing to indicate that Restelli is in this vicinity, Restelli, formerly lived in Barre. Prior to 1898 -he worked In that city a3 a stone cutter. For divulging certain secrets confided to iJrrfhe was virtually driven out of Barre by his countrymen. Be cause of this it Is t&ought Improbable that he Will return to- this locality. i 0 L VERMONT NOTES William L. Swltser of Norwich, a farm er, has filed a petition In bankruptcy. Mr. Swltser has liabilities of $4,664 and assets of $318, of which $310 is exempt. Frederick G. Ellison of Springfield has received an order from the first assistant postmaster-general that the postoffice at Weatherfield would be discontinued after Saturday. For' some time there has been very little business at the post- office from the fact that all the people in that locality have their mafi delivered from the R. F. D. The advocates of a municipal lighting plant in Brattleboro will doubtless agitate the matter when the report of the special lighting committee appointed at the annual village meeting in April is made public. It Is understood that the Investigations of Col. J. G. Estey and Horton D. Walker, who were named as a committee to act with the village bailiffs in Investigating lighting conditions in nearby cities and towns, will be embodied in a suggestion ox recommendation that a municipal lighting plant be installed if a satisfactory contract cannot be secured between the village of Brattleboro and the Twin State Gas & Electric company. E. N. Normandeau of Barre has been awarded the contract to erect the dam for the new reservoir for the village of East Barre. The reservoir is to be built just below the old one and will be of a larger capacity. It will be put in at an expense of between $8,000 and $10,000. Mr.. Normandeau will start operations on the dam tomorrow. The Advent Christian Church in Rutland has extended to the Rev. George Oe man of Crousvllle, Me a formal invitation to become their pastor. The Rev. Mr. Osman, who preached in the local church last Sunday, has accepted and will begin his duties here the first or second Sunday in September. Mr. Osman has been engaged In ministerial work for about 10 years, having held pastorates at Presque Isle, Me., Worcester, Mass., and Crousvllle, Maine. John Lookinland of Bennington, about 60 years of ago, committed suicide Thursday evening by drinking carbolic acid. He had been in poor health for some time and despondency is given as the cause for the rash act. He leaves a widow and two young children. , The . family had been residents of Bennington less than a year, coming here from Swanton, where Lookinland had been employed at the Robin Hood powder works. WILLING TO MEET JOHNSON. Barney Oldfleld Will Do It on Race Track tor SS,0OO. New Tork. July 31. Jack Johnson, the heavyweight champion, has found one white, man who is willing to race against him In an automobile. In a telegram from Allentown, Pa., Barney Oldfleld says: "I notice in to-day's New Tork newspapers a challenge issued by Jack Johnson to race me for $5,000 over the Brighton Beach track. Ordinarily I should not reply, until I knew that the challenge was authentic, mit New Tork promoters wired me to-day asking if I would race Johnson. "Automobile racing is my business and if Johnson or any other man in the world has $5,000 to bet that he can beat me at my game, I am ready to race." - - Terrified Passengers Imprisoned under Mountain over Two Honrs No Casualties. North Adams, Mass., July 31- Suffering from intense heat, with breathing made difficult by smoke and gas, 200 passengers were confined in Hooeac tunnel for two and a quarter hours yesterday after the eastbound train due to pass through this city at 11:27 a. m., over the Fltchburg division of the B. & M., left the rails about 300 feet east of the central shaft of the tunnel, blocking both tracks. Women and children were thrown into a panic and all the passengers received a severe jolting when the accident occurred. The train was running nearly 80 miles an hour when the accident occurred, but not a person was hurt. To add to the confusion was the fear that another train, due from opposite direction, should crash into the cars, which leaned toward the westbound track. It was after 5 p. m. before the westbound track was cleared, and it was 6:0tf p. m. when the express for Boston due to leave here at 2:27 entered the big bore with its own passengers and those of the wrecked train, using the west track after three passenger trains which had been waiting at the east end of the tunned had passed through. The 11:27 train for Boston, made up of an express car, baggage car, two Pullmans, a smoker and coach, was about JO minutes .late, and entered the tunnel at 11:39. It had passed the big ventilating shaft midway of the tunnel, and was beginning to gather speed down the in-line, when the tender of the locomotive left the rails, followed by all the cars, the locomotive alone remaining in its place. The train ran several lengths over the ties before it came to a halt, and only the hardness of the roadbed, which kept the car wheels from plowing into '.t very deeply, prevented a much worse acci- j dent. PASSENGERS PANIC STRICKEN. ! The cars tilted over to the left toward the westbound track, throwing passengers toward the side of the car, and the wheels striking the ties gave those on board the train a severe Jolting. There was a chorus of screams, two or three women fainted and others became hysterical. Some of the trainmen ran to a nearby telephone to notify the outer world of the accident. The telephone system, however, had been crippled bya thunder storm during the morning, and the trainmen could not make themselves understood. Meantime 'other trainmen had been going through the cars to see if anyone was injured and reassure the passengers. They attempted to persuade them to remain in the cars and keep windows and doors closed to exclude the smoke. . Word spread, however, that another train which generally meets the east-bound In the tunnel was due, and there was a rush to the doors by pas sengers who feared that the other train would come tearing through the darkness and crash Into the cars tilted toward the westbound track. The trainmen were forced to give way. The westbound train, however, was late and, although the ofSlclals at North Adams were unable to distinguish much of what the trainmen at the telephone were saying, they knew that there had been an accident in the tunnel and the other train was caught and held at the eastern portal. The passengers who left the wreck ed train quickly found conditions worse outside the cars than inside. Attempting to grope their way through the intense blackness in the damp hole, and stumbling over rails and against the - sides of the tunnel, they only reallxed the more their helplessness, buried in the heart of the mountain. Assured by the trainmen that precaution had been taken to make further accident Impossible, they were glad to return to th cars. BREATHING WAS DIFFICULT. After the excitement subsided the long wait for the rescue began. It was hot stifling hot The rain of the morning had made ventilation better, but the smoke and coal gas made breathing difficult. Women and children lay across seats almost hepless, while men perspired and fumed. When It was learned that there had been an accident in the tunnel the offi cials outside sent a locomotive' and crew in slowly to investigate. The wreck was found and It was discovered that ne car had leaned to far over th westbound track as to make it Impossible for a locomotive to pass. v When the conditions were reported out side a locomotive and two cars were sent in from North Adams and the passengers were brought out. Those on the wrecked train were given dinner at the Hotel Richmond by the B. & M. Wrecking trains were sent Into the tunnel, and the crews working under dis tressing conditions made the westbound track passable and then began work up on tne other. wnen everyxmng was ready for the haul, a huge oil burning locomotive was sent Into the tunnel late this evening to pull the derailed cars back on the track ana out. The oil burner itself left the rails un der its heavy load and at 10 o'clock a wrecking gang called from Mechanics vllle, N. T., entered tbe tunnel to dig out tne ou (burner. ACCIDENTAL, SAYS BARNES. Republican Leader Explains Confer ence vntn Hitchcock and Will cox. New Tork. July 3L William Barnes, Jr., the republican leader of Albany, re turned here tc-day from London, where he met Postmaster General Hitchcock and William R. Willcox, chairman of the public service commission of this district. "It was a purely accidental meeting," said Mr. Barnes to-night, "and we had no formal conference. I haven't been In touch with party affairs here since I left, and for the matter of that, I am not much interested in the republican nomination for governor, but I 'am deeply Interested in whatever concerns direct nominations." Mr. Barnes reiterated his hostility to any measure looking in that direction and declared that the question of whether the' people of this State are to have a representative government or mob rule 1 before them. You may have bought your Summer Clothes or not in either case here's a good chance for making a good investment. Even if you've bought, and think you've got all the Clothes you want, better think again. Youll feel that you need one more Suit when you see these. If you haven't bought, you're in big luck. We don't advise you to make a practice of waiting as late as this -for your Summer Clothes buying, but if you have you get an extra benefit. We're going to clean up our stock of Hart Schaffner & Marx Spring and Summer Suits and some Raincoats that you may think best to buy now for a rainy day. These are bright, fresh, this season's goods nothing wrong with them just that they're not sold, and we want to sell them out of the way of new Fall goods. Here's our way of doing it: $12 Men's Fancy Suits lor. . . . . .$ 8.48 15 Men's Fancy Salts for 9.98 17 and $18 Men's Fancy Suits for 11.98 20 and 22.50 Men's Fancy Suits for 14.98 25 and 27 Men's Fancy Suits for. . 16.98 27.50 & $30 Men's Fancy Suits for 18.98 TSue H. C HUMPHREY 83 Church Street - Burlington WOWJ RETAIN LIQUOR LAW Wfii;n:ron County Democrat Think Locs! Option Has Made Good-Ticket Nominated. special to the Free Press) Montpeller, July 81. About 60 delegates from 12 of the 20 towns and cities in Washington county gathered at Montpeller yesterday morning to attend the democratic county convention. The following ticket was nominated: For sena tors, A. L. Hewitt of Berlin; George N. Tllden of Barre, Dr. H. S. Carver of Marshfield; assistant Judges, E. P. Mc-Knlght of East Montpeller, H. P. Robin son of Waterbury state's attorney. Clarence H. Benter of Montpeller; judge of probate, F. J. Martin of Barre. Sher Iff, Frank P. Tewksbury of Worcester, high bailiff, M. R. Price of Middlesex. The only candidate nominated by the republicans two weeks ago on this ticket ! is F. J. Martin of Barre for Judge of pro- I bate. The convention was called to order In Grand Army hall by D. T. Donnelly of Montpeller, secretary of the democratic county committee, Mr. Donnelly was elected chairman of the convention and James F. Higglns of Barre was chosen secretary. A. J. Sibley of Montpeller, Dr. W. B. Mayo of Norhfleld and B. P. McKnight of East Montpeller were elect ed vice-presidents from the floor. On motion of John H. Benter of Montpeller a committee of 12, one from each town and city represented in the convention was appointed to bring in at the after noon session nominations for county of ficers. A committee on resolutions composed of John H. Benter of Montpelier, George N. Tilden of Barre and W. B. Mayo of Northfield was elected. They reported the following: We, the democrats of Washington county in convention assembled, reaffirm our devotion to the principles of democracy and point with pride to the good character and great ability of the candidates nominated at the recent democratic State convention, and congratulate our party and all Independent voters upon the fact that their nomination came from the spontaneous wishes Of the beet men of our party uninfluenced by pecuniary or other sordid motives. We pledge ourselves to the faithful support of the candidates so nominated and of the candidate for county offices this day nominated. And be it further resolved that the Democratic party of "Washington county-are in favor of retaining pur present local option liquor law and that Its results have Justified Its enactment and con tinually justify Its retention upon the statutes of this State, but we believe that it should be attended so as to give the appointment of license commissioners to the various towns and cities, instead of to the judgee of the county court. We are opposed to any and every attempt to secure a referendum having for its object the further agitation of the prohibi tory liquor law. Before the convention adjourned for dinner addresses were made by G. H. Pape of Barre, Dr. W. B. Mayo- of North- field, and J. H aenter of Montpeller, all urging the selection of a strong county ticket and predicting a large cut In the republican majority this fall. The convention elected A. J. Sibley of Montpeller as its treasurer to have charge of the fund raised by the demo crats of Washington county for cam paign expenses this fall, part of which is to be turned over to the democratic State committee. The convention was in session only a few minutes in the afternoon. The ticket nominated by the committee chosen at the forenoon session was unanimously ratified, after which A. J. eibley addressed the convention on good and fcad politics. . - The following county committee was elected for two years ensuing: J. F. Hig- ALWAYS GOOD ; v, v III! iner's Intfinci Everywhere. UC. F. g- Stre gins of Barre; Q. R. Andrews of North-field; George W. Bulkeley of Moretown; I. T. Donnelly of Montpeller and Geo. Is. Pray of East Montpeller. PERPETUAL MOTION SURE. Coawlar Agent at Proctor Claims t Have Made Great Discovery. Proctor, July Sli Carl Grossman, consular agent here for the Austro-Hun-garian empire, has evolved a piece of mechanism that, he confidently claims, solves the problem of perpetual motion. The apparatus Is so simple, Grossman says, that he wonders why nobody . V. . 11T - 1 . - Water is what makes the Grossman -nachlne go and, therefore, be haa dnbbed -he apparatus an aqua-automotor. Orose-nan declares that his machine is started y the opening of a valve, which causes vater by gravity to eet the apparatus go ing, and the water is used over and over again. The machine then will continue to move indefinitely without assistance from any; other bo area, he says, and will only stopi. running when the' tve is closed. Grossman is an educated man, peakma many languages and being a graduate- oi one of the best universities in Europe. He is a lieutenant in the Austro-Htm-garian army and only recently returned from a trip to Hungary, his home com try He is an associate or Horvath, th Hungarian artist, who produced the mammoth painting of the battle of Trenton, which waa exhibited In imtrimn cities last year. MAY DEPORT BISHOP. Priest of Indepn4ent Catholic- Cfeizre: Chavrd vrlfk VloUrtWm of Lrvr. Springfield, July tl. Inspector Andrew J. Tedesco of the TT. S. imralgratlon ser vice arrested Bishop Mlraglla, a clrgy man of the Independent Catholic Cbarch yesterday afternoon, and took him t New Tork for deportation to Italy cn the ground that be had violated tbe fro migration laws by coxnmg- to this country after having been convicted of a felony. The charge preferred against the cler gyman that he committed a eT Ions offense under the Italian law Iq publishing libelous matter afboat a priest of the Roman Catholic Church. Since leaving Italy Bishop Mlraglia bai been preaching m England, coming U America May 27, 1300. Since his arrival the immigration officials have been on his trail and Inspector Tedesco said yes terday that he had been at work on the case three months. Bishop Miragila was bom In Uerta, Blcily, in 1S57 and was for many years a Roman Catholic prieet in Italy. He came to Springfield lact Thursday and had been holding a ceries of services in the Italian Baptist Church. He had denounced the Pope and the tenets of the Catholic Church during his preacbJng. The arrest was made at the home oi Pv. Francesco Sanelli, jator of the local church, where Bishop MlragUa was stopping. The prisoner made no resistance when arrested, saying that he was ready to present his case to the Immigration officials. BRIEF DESPATCHES. Brussels, July SL The height attained yesterday by the Belgian aviator, Olie slager, is officially announced as 4.091 feet. Syracuse, N. Y., July 31. No attempt was made to play the scheduled Syra-cuse-Blnghamton game here this afternoon. The ewnera of the teams were notified yesterday by the sheriff's office that the game would be stopped and no attempt was made to play the contest. NEVER WERE BAD Ask the Cleric t . , Proprietor file Oigars

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