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AKB: BALLY- IME il JOLJDj VOL. XII-NO. 170. BARKE, VT., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1903. PRICE, ONI CEXT. SHELDON STORE ROBBED OF $200 Booty Carried Away in a Pea- nut sack SAFE WAS NOT DISTURBED An Entrance to W. C. Marsh's Place Was Made by Breaking Through a Plate Glass Window. Sheldon, Oct. 2. The general store cf W. C Marsh Mas broken into last night and articles to the'value of about $200 were taken away in a peanut saek, the peanuts in . whieh had been emptied onto the floor. Entrance to the store was gained by breaking a plate glass window. The putty had been removed "from another window, but efforts to get in there had failed. The safe which was locked in the office was not disturbed. The robbery was evidently not the work of professionals. AMERICAN FLEET NOW AT CAVITE Admiral Sperry So Cabled to Washington To-day Regarding the Ai-; rival. , Washington, D. C, Oct. 2. A cable-pram from Admiral Sperry to day announced the arrival of the American fleet at Cavite, Sixteen battleships were together in a squadron xliwsioii formation. The fleet tender Yankton, the repair ship Panther and the refrigerator ship Glacier arrived yesterday. The provision ship Culgea is belated. The collier Ajax - is still at Melbourne, being repaired as the resulting of colliding with a British merchant vessel leaving Melbourne narbor. ATTEMPTS SUICIDE. North Weare Man Tries to End Life With Poison. North Weare, X. H., Oct. 2. Frank IVaslee, local agent of the American express company, made an attempt to commit suicide by taking poion yesterday morning. Various causes are assigned for " "his conduct. He had not revived sufficiently last night to make a statement. Mr. Pcaslee is 25 eynrs old and resides with his father, Moses Peaslee, in this village. He was discovered .soon after lie swallowed the poison and the physician called, by heroic treatment, it is believed, saved his life, though he has not fully passed the danger point. SIX PEOPLE KILLED. A Freight Crashed Iuto an Excursion , Train Fom a Fair. ; Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 2. Six lives lost and a number of persons -.verc injured last night when a Toledo & Ohio Central passenger train carrying art excursion crowd from Bowling Green fair into Toledo was run into from the rear at Sugar Ridge by a freight train. The excursion train stopped, it is said, because of a hot box. Whether a flagman was sent back to warn the ap-pioaching freight has not been .ascertained. Wreckeing train and crew from 't'oledo is at work recovering the bodies. THREE FIREMEN DEAD. Five More Are in Hospital Caught by Falling Roof of a Burning Store. Youngstown, O., Oct. 2. Five firemen are in the hospital and three more are in the ruins of S. H. Knox & Co's store which burned last night Missing: Fire Chief Thomas Riley. Capt. Charles Vaughn. 4i 1 vr Fireman Edward Sweeney. ' ' Fatally injured: Chief of Police William F. Lowler. The firemen were fighting the flames from the roof when the whole interior cf the building gave way. r,..,,H TWO MEN BLOWN UP. f And Twenty Mote Were Hurt at Spen-, cer, N. C. Spencer, K. C, Oct.. 2. Two men were killed and twenty more persons were injured in Spencer last night by tfie explosion of a powder storage house in the yards of tne Southern Kailroad company mid most of the huildings nearby were damaged by the shock and the fire wnich fallowed. . EAST BARRE. Mrs. Ceo. Hutchins carried Mrs. F. ' FL Diekey to Barre last AVednesday. We understani that B. F. Davis has old his furnitire store to Mr. Whit- comb. Mr. Whitconb is to rent the house of Amn Partrl'lnro. rprpnMv nccunied hv t... X. ' 1 ' IW. C. Ny. SSrto Zueia Durrell went to Barre Thursday for a few days' visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. Dickey was sudenly called to Springfield, Mass., by the failing condition of her mother. Mrs. Will Blanchard was called to Massachusetts Thursday to attend the luneral of a relative. Mrs. B. F. Waterman returned from Pt. Albans yesterday where she had been to attend the' Univcrsalist state convention. Thomas Cooney, who has spent the summer with C. S. Cooney here, left this morning for South Braintree, Mass. where he expects to spend the winter with his daughter, Mrs. Fred HrSan-fwi. SCARCELY A JAR IN THE PROCEEDINGS Of The Massachusetts Democratic Convention Which Nominated James H. Vahey For Governor. Boston, Oct. 2. With scarcely a jar i'l the harmony of its proceedings the Democratic convention yesterday nominated a state ticket for the November clueetion, chose sixteen presidential electors and adopted a set of resolutions, the main planks of which advocated tariff, labor and state administration reforms. The state ticket follows: Governor James H. Vahey of Water-town. Lieutenant-governor Charles J. Barton of Melrose. Secretary of state James F. Aylward of Cambridge. Treasurer and receiver-general Er-win H. Kennedy of Pittsfield. Auditor Simeon Viger of Lawrence. Attorney-general John A. Thayer of Worcester. The presidential electors at large chosen were Richard Olney of Boston and James E. Cotter of Hyde Park. Jesse O. Ivy of Newton, presented tiie name of State Senator James H. Va-hey of Watertown for governor. When Ivy -finished his nomination speech Thomas II. Nolan of Somerville, rose to present the name of E. Jerry Brown of Brockton. He disclaimed any intention of bringing any discord into the convention and said all the delegates should be prepared to support tne nominee of the convention. Nolan read the resolutions adopted at a recent meeting of the state branche of American Federation of Labor asking the Democratic convention to consider Brown as the strongest candidate to defeat Eben S. Draper, who will be the Republican" leader of the Btate ticket and who it was claimed by labor men. was one of the leading opponents of oiganized labor. Upon the conclusion of the seennd-ins speeches, Dr. Conghlin of Fall River offered a motion that an informal ballot eb taken to test sentiment with reference to the nomination for governor. The motion was carried .The name fi-st voted on was that of Vahey. It seemed as if a pood majority of the delegates stood in favor of the Water-town man. . Brown came forward rapidly and mounted the platform. He spoke several minutes referring to his candidacy foi lieutenant-governor two yea- ago and declaring that everv effort should be maid to gain the labor vote. Brown then withdrew his candidacy and suggested that Valvy be unanimously nominated. On motion of Dr. Coughlin, Vahey was nominated by acclamation. ENTHUSIASM FOR HUGHES. Who Swept Through New York City Late Yesterday. New York, Oct. 2 Governor Charles E. Hughes made a whirlwind campaign yesterday and last night, following his return from Baltimore earlier in the day. His first meeting was in Earl hall on Columbia university compus, at 4 p. m., where the students and their friends fcavc the governor a genuine college welcome. In the evening ,after dinner, the Teal hard work of the day was begun. Be-einning at McKinley square in the Bronx, Gov, Hughes, with the aid of an automobile swept down the entire length of Manhattan island, speaking at five widely deparated points and end ing with a meeting on the lower East Side. Everywhere the governor was received by enthusiastic crowds, while fireworks, red fire, marching clubs and bands of music gave notice to the people of New York that the Republican campaign had begun in earnest. AWAKENED BY CHEERS. Taft Wasn't Ready to Speak and De-' clined to Appear.' North Platte, Neb., Oct. 2. Taft was awakened to-day by cheers of six hundred at Gothenburg, Neb., where his train made its 4irst stop. He had not been notified it would stop and was not prepared to appear. The crowd yelled in vain for the candidate. To-day he is addressing the farmers, comparing price's now being paid for farm products with those of the years when Democracy was in control. He speaks at Kimball, Neb., Cheyenne, Wyo., Julisburg, Greeley, Laramie and Denver, Colo. He will start back home this evening. CZARVENA A FAST ONE. Two-Year-Old Mare Went Second Mile in 2:05',i. Columbus, O., Oct. 2. The Eel, victor over Minor Heir last week in a stake race, came out yesterday afternoon on the Columbus grand circuit track as a free for all pacer and disposed of Hodg-wood Boy in straight heats. Zarvena reduced her own record and the season's mark for two-year-old trot ters when she stepped the second and deciding heat of the Horse Review Futurity in 2:03'4. She did the last quarter of this mile in 32. Uhlan, first choice of a dozen 2:09 trotters, was back fifth to Locust Jack in the first heat but he outraeed the gelding in the next two miles and won with room to spare. . THE BANKERS ADJOURN. Elected G. M. Reynolds President-Will Meet Next Year in Chicago. Denver, Col., Oct.- 2. The thirty-fourth amml convention of the American Bankers' association came to an end yesterday afternoon with the election of Geo. M. Reynolds of Chicago as president and Ijcwis E. Pierson of New York s first vice-president. The convention placed itself squarely on record as against both guarantee of the bank deposits and postal savings banks and voted to meet next year in Chicago. BIG INCREASE IN COTTON Ginned for the Year 1908 Compared with Last Year. Washington, D. C, Oct. 2. The census bureau announces that 2,582,688 bales of cotton were ginned from the growth of 1008 to September 25, compared with 1,532,002 for the same date last year. TWO GUILTY BY OWN PLEA Court Sentenced Two Men to Life Imprisonment AT THEVT. STATE PRISON Unexpected Action by Two Rutland Men Who Were Charged With Mur. der in the Second Degree. Rutland, Oct. 2. A great surprise was sprung in Rutland county court this morning when Vineenzo Gioia, for whose trial for murder in the first degree a jury was empaneled ' late yesterday, pleaded guilty to murder in the first degree. This was done in view of the fact that the jury last night returned a verdict of guilty in the second degree in the case of Vito Tureiana, Gioia's companion in the killing of Accrito San toro as the termination of an alleged practical loke last Julv. Andrew Fusco, who killed Antonio Fusco in a fight at Wst Rutland last May, also pleaded guilty to murder in the second degree. Both the men were sentenced by Judge Haselton to imprisonment W lite at the state prison in Windsor. Rutland, Oct. 2. Vito Turcianna, a Sicilian laborer, was found guilty in county court here yesterday afternoon of murder in the second degree in having1 killed Aecarito Santoro, an Italian, last July during the perpetration of a practical joke. The jury was out seven hours. Turcianna is 27 yean old and unmarried. The trial of Vincenze Gioia, the alleged companion in the crime of Turcianna, was commenced today. He is indicted for murder in the first degree. This is the murder case in which the Uer. Francesco Crocita is under arrest as an accomplice. JENKINS HUNT. A Wedding at Bradford Yesterday Morning. Bradford, Oct. 2. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hunt on Pleasant street wa the scene of a very pretty wedding yesterday morning when their daughter, Eva Ltfonora, was united in marriage to George A. Jenkins, Jr., son of Sir. and Mrs. U. A. Jenkins of thi place. At eleven o'clock, the bride and groom, w jo had been mingling informally with t,ie guests, took their places ttudcr a drapery of vines and white asters, and the marriage ceremony wag performed by the Kev. K. A. Legg of Grace church in the absence of the bride's pastor. The ring bearer was little Lucille Hunt, a niece of the bride, who carried the rings on the prongs of a wish Ione wound and tied with whit satin ribbons. Miss Hunt was gowned in a white silk and lace dress and carried a bunch of tea roses. After the ceremony and congratulations, a dainty lunch was served and the newly wedded pair departed on a wedding trip amid showersof confetti. Mif.s Hunt has been for some time organist in the Congregational church. Out of town guests present were: Mr. and Mrs, A. B. Hunt and family of West Lebanon, X, H,, Mr. and "Mrs. Frank Gregg of Montpelier. Mrs. George Albee of East Hardwick, Mrs. Olmsted of Morrisville and George Dimick of Boston. ENLARGING PLANT. Van Camp Packing Company at St. Albans Has Growing Business. St. Albans, Oct, 2. The Van Camp racking company will increase the facilities of its rapidly gTowing business, building at once an addition to the plant, the new structure to be 60 by 120 feet and two stories high. Work on the addition will be rushed to completion at the earliest possible date, to relieve the congested condition of the packing and shipping rooms. The company is now using. about 35,000 pounds of milk per day. HEAVY RAIN FELL. The Heaviest of The Year at St. Albans Yesterday Afternoon. St. Albans, Oct. 2. The heaviest rain of the year began here yesterday afternoon and continued well into this morning. The drougth has been the most prolonged in many, eyars. The heaviest rain storm since April 1st was lust Monday when 27 hundred'.hs of an inch fell. In April 13 hundredths of an inch fell and 'June 19, 26 hundredths. The w-ater in the. reservoir has lowered three inches since yesterday morning but the brooks have now begun to run into the reservoir so that it is now holding its own. CHICAGO IS CRAZY. Base Ball Fans Gather in Streets to Get Returns. Chicago, Oct. 2. The wave of base hall insanity here reacned its crest today. Hours before the two Chicago games were scheduled to begin, the fans gathered around the bulletin boards. One newspaper rented the Auditorium theatre for the display of returns on an electric score board. Excited but Unbroken. "You must avoid getting excited," the familv nhvsieian cautioned Willie's irri table mother in the boy's hearing, "or you'll go all to pieces. Later that day the boy appeared at the dortoc's office. "Ala wants you to come right over and fee her." he said. "NIipV-conn and rot. herself all excited again, but she ain't busted yet!" Brooklyn Life. RECORD ATTENDANCE. ' Brattleboro Fair Drew 26,000 in Three Days' Time. Brattleboro, Oct. 2. The Valley fair closed last evening with a record-breaking crowd of about 26.U00 to its credit for the three days. Ail the races yesterday afternoon were of tiie one, two, three order and devoid of excitement except in two or three heats. In the first heat of the free-for-all, Starr Hal stepped a terrific clip, going to the first quarter in record time and holding the lead until well into the second half. He was pa-sed in the streteh, however, by both Mardell and Island Wilkes, Jr., the latter sweeping aroumf the turn like a flash and nosing ahead in the last 50 yards. The summaries: Free-for-all, Purse $400. Island Wilkes, Jr., bs, Newport Stock Farm .'. 1 I 1 Mardell, chg, W. G. Bennett, Som-' erville, Mass 2 2 2 Starr Hal, bg, F. L. Chiekering, eene, X. H. 3 3 4 Elizabeth S.. gm, F. W. Pierce, Danvers. Mas. 4 4 3 Time, 2:10, 2:2714, 2:15li. 2:35 Stake, Trot, Purse $500. Birchleaf, bg, W. E. Berrv, Concord, X. H. i Ill Baron Wedgewood, rg, 11. A Harding, Barton ... 222 Hilas J., brs, Smith and Lothrop, ' Sherbrooke. P. y. . . 3 3 3 Time, 2:21, 2:22, 2:22. ' 2:29 Pace,, 2:25 Trot, Purse $200. Leonard Gillig, F. I Chiekering, il.-, -" -.. t. ..... . Billy Mack, ehg, F. X. Carr, St. L ,. X- IJ 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 4 3 Johnsburr . Peerless Maid, blkm, W. B. She! lev. Russell. Mass. . . ... Jewel, bin, F. D. Whitcomb,Spring- field. Mass 4 3 4 Time,. 2:25, 2:26, 2:2$.. BY KNIGHTS TEMPLARS. Funeral of M. D. Jackson of Bellows Falls Will be Held at Home Today. Bellows Falls, Oct. 2, The body of M. D. Jackson was brought home yesterday from the Bratfleboro memorial hospital, where he died yesterday following a surgical operation. The funeral will be held in the home, 15 Atkinson street this afternoon at 2, Rer. F. L. Leavitt, pastor of the Univcrsalist church, officiating. Mr. Jackson was a Knight Templar and the rites of that order will be conducted. Marshall D. Jackson ; was born in Tampico, Mex., early in the 40s, but soon after his birth bis parents returned with him to their home in Houston, Tex., where he lived till their death Some five years later. He was then brought to Saxton River, Vt., and lived in the family of the late Dr. Edward Campbell until his early manhood, when he with the late Colin Campbell return ed to Houston. There he joined the Texas rangers and with them was con- scripted into the confederate service when the Civil War broke out. His sympathies being with the union, while with his ret'irent on t!karontnr be es. raped into Mexico. Thenee, after some adventures, he made hia way buck to Vermont. ' - Mr. Jackson leaves a wife one daugh ter, Miss Alice. H. Jackson, teacher of music in the public schools of Bellows rails and Newport, N.".'!., two son Marcus A., a druggist in Pittsfield, Mas., and Raymond, a pupil in the public schools. MORGAN BREEDERS MEET, They Elected E. H. Hai'riman an Honorary Member. Middlebury, Oct. 2. The Vermont Morgan Horse Breeders' association held its annual meeting at Bread Loaf inn yesterday. In the absence of the president, the meeting was called to order bv Vice-President H. L. Cults, of Orwell. The question of registering horses under rule 2, was discussed at length. It was voted that rule be amended so as to require one-sixteenth of the blood of the original Morgan horse for the registration of stallins that do not trace in direct male line H Justin Morgan. This was the only change made in the rules of registration. It was voted that E. H. Tlarriman and C. C. Stollman of Xew York city be made honorary members of the association. The old board of officials was re-elected for the ensuing year as follows: President, J. W. Stewart of Middle-bury; vice-president. H. L. Cutts of Orwell; secretary, J. E. Boyee of Middle-bury ; treasurer, C. E. Finney of Middlebury. The Cnited States government was represented by the Hon. Cassius Peck of Burlington. , HISTORIC FARM SOLD. The Silk Estate at Bennington Changes Hands. Bennington, Oct. 2. The Silk farm of this town has been sold to Frank D. Eaton Qf Rhinebeck, X. Y., for $7,000. This farm is one of the historic places of Bennington, being the homestead of ("apt. Samuel Robinson, who distinguish td himself in the French and Indian wars, and on it he built the first farm house ever erected in this section in 1762, The farm was also a bone nf contention between the settlers of the Xew York and Xew Hampshire land grants. After the death of Capt Rob-inon in London in 1766 the farm jnss-ed into the hands of his son, Capt Sam-mi Robinson, jr., who was in command of a company in the battle of Benning-tcn. VISITED THE FORT. Loyal Legion Ends Its Session in Burlington. Burlington, Oct. 2. The members of the commandery-in-chief, Military Order of the Loyal Legion, of the United Slates, who participated in the 24th annual meeting of the body in this city Wednesday, yesterday went to fort Ethan Allen, where a review of the four troops of the 11th and 15th cav- elry was given for their benefit through the courtesy of Maj. W. A. Mercer, com mandant at the post. The review occupied the entire forenoon, and after lunch it was arranged that the 100 officers should go aboard the steamer Vermont for a trip about Uke Champlain, 18 ARRESTS . ON CAPIASES Sheriff Tracy and Deputies Very Busy GRAND JURY'S FINDINGS Many of the Arrests Are on Liquor Case Indictments in Barre One Man Released, Not . Indicted. Sheriff Tracy and his department are having a very busy time of fj these days serving the capiases drawn by the Washington county grand jury. Up to the present time eighteen writs have been served and the ones named in the indictments have been taken to the county jail at Montpelier. Bail has been fixed in ail of these eases, and some of the respondents have furnished the bonds required. " Those who have been served with writs thus far are, Rudolph Paitz of Barre, alleged selling and keeping liquor; Mrs. Johanna Paitz of Barre. alleged keeping and elling; Daniel Gibbons of Barre, alleged statutory rape; Charles Pelky of Barre, alleged larceny; L. Berini, alleged keeping and selling; Julius Stamburg, alleged selling; Mrs. Julia Stamburg, alleged selling; Orelia Clark, alleged selling; O. Gilbert, Barre Town, alleged furnishing; Angelo Stane, alleged assault; Charles Hall, alleged furnishing; A. S. Foster, alleged furnishing; Henry Andrews, alleged furnishing; Joseph Santi'ban, alleged furnishing; A. Berini, alleged furnishing; Teresa Frattini, alleged furnishing; Teresa Canonica, alleged keeping and selling; John Seam-pini, two counts of alleged wiling. John McCellan, who was held in the county jail on the charge of grand larceny, was not indicted by the grand jury and Judge Taylor ordered his release from the jail. Stane and the Stambtirgs were already in jail, and capiases were served on them there. A detective has been working in Barre for some time in the guise of a picture frame agent, and he furnished a great deal of evidence to the grand jury in various liquor cases which go into court from this city. It is alleged that Martin Wheeler of Calais, who a few weeks ago created some excitement by an alleged attempt at suicide, and who is now under indictment for selling, has disappared. During the present term of court he has been before Judge Taylor and ordered to pay alimony to his wife in a divorce eise now pending. ONE MAN IN COURT. Jchn Bissett Pleaded Guilty hi Montpelier Court. John Bissett was in Montpelier city court today on the charge of intoxication. Officer Connolly was called to the Taylor street bridge and found Sis-sett and four other men there, Bissett being laid out. One of the four went down to the river bank to get some water in his hat to revive Bissett and promptly fell In himself. He got out. Officer Connolly arrested Bissett who pleaded guilty this morning and paid $13.20. SOCIALISTS CAN'T FILE TICKET For Presidential Electors Is Ruling of the Secretary-of Staet's Office at Montpelier. At the present time there are only three presidential electors tickets riled at the secretary of state's office in Montpelier, as required by law; and the time limit for filing them will expire to-morrow. The Bepublican, Democratic and the Independence parties are the ones that have filed. Tne Socialists and Prohibitionists have not, although the former have made attempt to do so. Yesterday members of the Socialist party went to the secretary of state's office to file the ticket of their presidential electors, but were told by Deputy Secretary Slarton that he could not allow them to do so, Inasmuch as their vote at the last September election was less than the required one per cent, of the total vote cast. The Socialists went away disappointed and Mr. Slayton came to Barre last night and informed them that if they wished to 'phone to Attorney General Fitss and that if they got his consent he was willing to permit the filing of the ticket. Otherwise, he should have to hold to his position that they are not allowed by law to have that privilege. In' the last election the Socialists polled 547 votes, when a total of 705 was required to permit them to file the electors' ticket. A DRY SEPTEMBER, Reports Weather Forecaster Alexander of Burlington. Burlington, Oct. 2. Local Forecaster W. H. Alexander, in charge of the t'nited Staets weather bureau in this city, reports a mean temperature for September of 63 degrees, with a maximum of 88 on the 1st and a minimum ot J4 on the 20th-. The mean temperature of tne month for the last 25 years in Burlington is 61.6 degrees. The precipitation amounted to 1.15 inches, of which .fil inch, or more than one-half, fell during the night of the 28th and 2Mh. Rain fell on only six of the 30 day in the month. The average September precipi tation is 3.nt) inches, hut the rainfall ot last month, although comparatively light, was greater than for September, llion, wnen it was onlv .80 inch. The prevailing wind was from the south, with an average hourly velocity of 10,5 miles and a maximum velocity of 40 miles an hour, lrom the southeast on the zth. Fog was noted on the 2d and 13th, auroras on the 4th and 2!Hh and light frosts on the 20th and 30th. CROWD AT THE FAIR. Odd Ladies Scored a Success at Second Night of Entertainment Fully 400 people were present at the Odd Ladies fair at the Woodmen's halt last evening and enjoyed the songs, jokes and local hits of the Elxmy minstrels. This is the second season of the Ebony minstrels, and they appear this year in all new ngs and jokes. The end men were Arthur Gravelin and John Callahan, bones; Alex. MeKen-zie and George Laviolette, tambourines. O. W. Boyea proved a very acceptable interlocutor. The others in the circle were Arthur Cole, Charles Frenier, (ieo. Troup, L. (J. Griffiths, Maurice Bugbee, James Bennett, Albert Cadger and Pearl Taylor. The fun began with an opening chorus by the entire company, followed by a solo, "Captain Baby Bunting," by Ml. Bugbee. The next was a coon song by Mr. Gravelin, and this was followed by a solo, "When the Evening Breeze Is Sighig Home, Sweet Home," by Mr. Bennett. The next was a solo, "If All the World Were Mine Alone," Mr. Frenier; then came a coon song, "The Peach That Tastes the Sweetest Always Hangs Highest on the Tree," Mr. Laviolette; solo, "With Vou in Eternity," Mr. Cole; tenor solo, Mr. Griffiths; song, "Xever Kaiso a Razor Cnless You Want to Raise a Row," Mr. Callahan and chorus. Sandwiched between the songs were a good collection of witticisms and bits upon local people, all of which, together th the songst brought forth generous applause. At the close of the minstrel how, the floor was beared and dancing was enjoyed to the music of Gilbertson's orchestra until a late hour. Last night's attendance was a great increase over that of the nignt before, and the indications are that this will be one of the mat successful fairs ever held by the Odd Ladies. STOPPED PUMPING FOR WATER SUPPLY Water Shortage Over With To-day's Rainfall Conditions Are Getting ; Back to Normal '. ; Now. ; : ' The rain of last night and this morning, with the assistance that was given by the rain of Monday night, has raised the city's water supplies to a point where there is little fear of further shortage. The pump, which has been run for the past three weeks taking an additional supply from the Stevens branch, was stopped this morning, and no further necessity is expected for its use. The recent rains have raised the Bolster reservoir about three and one-half feet, so that there is now abouf eight feet of water at this supply point. The indicators at the water superintendent's office to-day shows 00 pounds pressure, which is about normal for the Bolster line. The Orange brook reservoir is also nearly full and is supplying a large proportion of the water used. The indicator on this line registers 13 pounds pressure. PLEASED MONTPELIER. "The Wolf One of The Finest Plays Eve"r Seen in That City. "The Wolf," as presented at the Blanchnrd opera house in Montpelier ,ast nig.it. was declared by the theatregoers to have been one of the finest ever presented in that city. They were iu fact, enthusiastic over the performance. The same company will pre-srnt the play at the Barre opera house this evening, and theatre-goers are assured of a clean, strong drama.- GOT $65 FOR DOG. Verdict Awarded in Washington County Court Yesterday. The case of S. R. Kennedy vs. V. P.. MeLeod for alleged damages for killing a dog was argued yesterday in county court and the case went to the jury late in the afternoon, a verdict for the plain (iff to recover $65 and costs being rendered. The dog was of the St. Bernard breed and was used by the plaintiff in separating cream. The plaintiff testified that the value of the animal was $100. 1ALK OF THE TOWN, W. A. Smith of Boston is in the city on busienss. H. W. Yarnum of Jeffersonville was a business visitor in the city today.. According to records kept by George Hall, it snowed two inches 25 years ago to-day, and it was so cold the snow stayed on the ground three days. The (Montpelier) high school, with the exception of a few unimportant squabbles, has no bone to pick with Goddard and the student body, as a whole, desire to keep tip the former friendly relationship and not to draw itself into the. conflict without good reason, says the Montpelier Journal. Among arrivals at the Hotel Otis yesterday were 8. S. Speare, J. H. Currier, W. A. Blackman, Boston; F. J. Sawyer, Springfield; Leon LeDue, 'A. Carpun, St. Albans; F. D. Harris, Fortland, Me.; T. O'Brien, K. (J. Bazter, Burlington; Thorn- as J. .Morse, Whitcneld, . H.; J. I . Kelly., Bridgewater; J. H. Flynn, Hard-wickj Charles E. Evans, .Now Vork. "Tales the Searchlight Told," in Hale's pavilion to-day, is great. It gives one a very accurate view of the big lama park, just out of New York. City. All the wonderful scenes, including the fer-ris wheel, the sliding lioats, the chute the chutes, and many other "startlers" are snown vividly to the audience. Jt really is a very instructive as well as intercstnig picture. Better drop in there to-night and let them entertain you witn it and others. To-day the Bijou theatre has another of those great pictures, entitled, "A Romance of a War Nurse." Too mucn in praise can hardly be said abo-.t this picture. It was seen in Montpelier last night and drew crowds after crowds. It is a picture-story of a genuine war nurse in action, showing all the picturesque braveness, thrilling escapes, and tender svmpathy that such a person is supposed to have. Kain or no rain, you'll miss a line picture if you fail to see this cue. MAY REVIVE BARRE BAND Members Discussed That Possibility AT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING A Committee Will Be Named to Collect the Instruments Which tie Band Owned oa Disbanding. The annual meeting of the old Bsrre Band organization wa held last evening in Miles' hall and elected the following officers: president, Arthur J. Loranger; vice-president, William Milne; secretary and treasurer, Charles Robins. A property committee was also elected and is composed of the three above named officers. The meeting also voted that in the event of a new band organization being formed, the old band's property ba turned over to a committee of eax merchants, or other business men of .fch city, three of the committee to be chose by each of the organizations, and thit committee to give the property to tn new organization to use under the conditions that if the new organization breaks up, the property goes back to the old band organization. This action was taken by the meeting in recognition, of a movement that has already been started for a hand in Barre. The property of the old band consists of several good instruments and drums that were purchased new just previous to the breaking up of the band, and will be a great help at the start for the new organization. The movement to start a band in Barre has been enthusiastically received wherever it. has been mentioned and a meeting for the forming of a new organization is to be called in a short time. A canvass of the musicians In the city shows that there is an abundance of good amateur player who are anxious for a band, and the material is sufficient for a large band without hiring outside players. FUNERAL OF J. R. NUTE. Was Held Yesterday Afternon, Buril in Hope Cemetery. 4 , Thef uneral services of James K, Nute were held at one o'clock yesterday afternoon at his late residence on North Slain street, llev. Francis A. Poole oSi-ciating. The hou.e was 'filled with friends and relatives and around tne casket were banked an immense numlier of floral tributes. The. bearers were his brothers, L. D. Nute of Marshheld and W.-D. 'of St. Johnsburr, his son, Henry E.; a nephew, W. D. Quimby of .Boston; a brother-in-law. S. S. Speare of Boston, and Laekie Good of this city. -- A delegation was present from Granite lodge of Mnsona and the Masonic service was used at the burial place, which was ini the family lot in Hope cemetery. Among other relatives who were present from out of town were his sister. Mrs. J. C. Wing of St. Johnsbury. an a niece, Mrs. Jennie Haskell of Wolcott A sad feature was that Mr. Nute' eMrsf son, Carl, who is traveling as advanct agent for the Mills-Kenneth company, could not be found in time for hi in. t get here to the funeral. Jones Brothers' plant, at which Mr. Nute was employed as engineer, suit where he met his death, was shut down yesterday and many of bis fellow employes attended the services. The floral tributes were' as fo!lowi set piece, "Husband and Father," fror the family; broken column rrf rows, car nations and calla lilies, fellow-employe of Jones Bros.; carnations and roses, H. J. M. Jones and Brothers; wreath of roses and carnations, from office employes of Jones Bros.; wreath of roses and carnations, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Speare and family of Lynn, Mass.; -wreath of roses, Mrs. Jane Haskell of Wolcott; wreath of roses and carnations, Mrs. J. C. Wing of St. Johnsbury; carnations from the following. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Harden, Mr. and Mr. 3. B. Kellev, Mr. and Airs. George D. Troup, Mr. and Mrs. C F. Thompson, Mi as Margaret Nichols,' Stisses Clara Watkins, Lucy Grant and Ethel Williams, Mr. and Mrs.. W. BJake, Mr. and Mrs. John Mcllugo, 1. II. of S. E., Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Meroer, Irene's school chv. , grrade 5, Beckley street, Sunshine class. Congregational church, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Petrie, Miss Kose Troup, Mr. and .Mrs. Fred Sargent of East Barre, Mrs. J. D. Smith and .Mrs. J. 1). Mackia, Mr. and Mrs. W. Kesson, Mr. and Mrs. E. Tobin, Mr. and Mrs-. W.'flolderu . Koses, Mr. and Mrs. P. N. Wheeler, Mrs. H. A. Richardson, Oorge Ulogston, Mr. and Mrs. if. L. Garrett of East Barre, Mr. and Mrs. A. Voungson and family, wreath of roses, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Troup; carnations and roses, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawrence of Montpelier; pansies, Mrs. y. E. Sanders and Miss Bornice Sanders; roses and carnations (wreath), Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sassi; wreath, supt. and employes of the Barre and Montpelier PowFr and Traction company; star of pansies, Mrs. A. T. Waugh. Aldrich Public Library. Books issued October 1: . Adult fiction Adult classified ...... 72 15 80 38 87 Juvenile fiction . . . Juvenile classified 118 205 Total TO-NIGHT IN BARRE. "The Wolf," Barre opera house. Odd Ladies' fair, Woodmen' hall. The Comique picture show, A. Tomasi black. Theatroium, 40 Main street. Massucco's theatre, Seampini block. Moving pictures, Hale's pavilion.

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