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THE WEEKLY CALEDONIAN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1919
W. D. PELEY PUBLISHING CO.,
Inc. v
St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Entered at ttie St. Jolinabury Postoffk'O
at mail matter of tbo second class
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION
(One year to any address $1.50
:Six Months 75
LIFE'S DREARY PATH
' The chief product of Omsk, Siberia,
seems to be bombsk.
'Those U-boats were brought to
Britain's knees instead.
President Wilson beat Kaiser Bill
to Paris, after all.
Wonder how the fellows who
married to escape the draft feel about
it now that the war has caved in on
them?
It is to be hoped that the boys who
are returning from over there will
bring back some ability to fight for
good government.
One of the few remaining Cauitals
that have not yet offered the freedom
of the city to President Wilson has
.been Washington.
It is said that with the exception of
one regiment no American machine
guns ever reached France, which goes
to prove that the Germans knew
when to quit.
When there is nothing more left
to steal and no more innocent people
to murder will the Bolsheviki put on
an air of injured innocence and ask
us for something to eat?
Some men do kiss their wives oc
casionally at that!
Some men's idea of freedom is
spitting on the floor.
Cuspidors are mighty useful ma
chinery however you consider them.
We have a medal to pin on the
man who keeps his walk sanded.
Did you ever write a telegram cor
rectly the f'.rst time on the first sheet
of paper.
Bulgaria's losses exceed a million
men but St. Johnsbury hasn't yet no
ticed it.
. Someone happily remarks that the
ghost of Edith Cavell is sitting at the
peace conference.
Some of these cx-dollar-a-year men
are doing a lot of thinking that they
never did before.
If some bell hops had the same
ear for the desk bell that they've got
for the dinner bell, hotels might at
last become fairly popular.
Any darn fool can knock off his ci
gar ashes on the carpet.
A man who talks loudest in a pub
lic dining room usually makes about
fourteen dollars a week.
When air planes to Europe are run
ning on daily schedules we'll forget
a lot of this nonsense about one race
having the divine right to lord it over
another.
Gumshoe Sam says that he is at
last convinced that it takes more
brains to run a country paper and
make it pay than it does to create a
dividend on the New York Times. We
take back what we said about Sam at
the Sunday school picnic. It's winter
time, anyhow.
In the last six months the editor of
this paper has been in a land where
he has seen Bolshevism with the
naked eye. If the Russians would
only read the Caledonian they'd soon
have this business settled.
"It Can't Be Done!"
When our boys started for the
German lines they met the most ter
rific hell fire the world has ever
known.
These boys went through that fire
and captured the lines, one after an
other. They did it by doing "the
things that can't be done."
When the transportation problem
of getting our troops to Europe faced
the combined councils of P,ritain,
France and the United States, it was
an apparently impossible task.
But that job was putthrough by
the men in the army, the mei'cvhant
marine and the transportation service
doing "the things that can't be done."
The prompt and effective housing
and supplying of our soldiers, in
France,- the construction of depots
and transportation lines, the equip
ments of ports for quick handling of
ships, presented to the American lead
ers a program which for the size and
the speed demanded had never been
known or attempted in the history of
the world.
That program was carried through
successfully, because our engineers
and workmen did "the things that
can't be done."
The American shipbuilding plants
under the presure of war's demands
have turned out bigger ships in less
time than has ever been known.
This was accomplished by the man
agers and the workers doing "the
things that can't be done."
These markers in the progress of
our country during the war are shin
ing marks that set the pace, the new
American standard.
Facing the problems of peace, the
people of St. Johnsbury find that in
order to uphold their position in the
forward march of commerce and so
ciety they must take a new hold,
move with greater speed, think on
broader lines, act with more virile en
erev. drive with intelligent enthus
iasm. They must do "the things that
can't be done."
The test is here and now for all of
us.
Little men will whine and complain
that it has never been done.
Men of -Vermont, who believe
selves outside the ranks of civic
slackers, men who appreciate what
has been done for them and what
is their consequent responsibility,
those men will get together, move
forward, steadily and fearlessly,
they will do "the things that can't
be done.
One of them will endeavor to run
a daily newspaper.
Mr. Stone Retires
Mr. Stone has sold his interest and
holdings in The Evening Caledonian
to Mr. Pelley for the same reasons
Hv.t- Mi-. McAdoo retired from the
President's cabinet.
Like Mr. McAdoo, he has made
success of his job ond he retires with
the best wishes and all friendly feel
ing and good spirit between his asso
ciates and himself. It was no easy
job to take the helm of this publica
tion last September and act as edi
tor, manager, ad-man, superintend
ent, janitor, stenographer, office-boy
and ash-man after the retirement of
Wallace H. Gilpin. He deserves all
the praise he can get and if he
wants it easier for a time, he is en
titled to the vacation.
A rolling Stone may gather no
moss, but who wants to be mossy,
anyhow? Our Brother Stone doesn't
and isn't. He's rather the kind of
Stone the Good Book talks about,
whose existences are sermons; he's
been a whole preachment in this
newspaper ease of a man rising com
mendably to an emergency and stay
ing loyally by his guns and his
friends until the last shot is fired or
reinforcements can come up.
The reinforcements have arrived.
The second phase of the battle is
on.
Thus far the casualties show prom
ise of being lightj
We Won't Go to the Dogs!
The peace conference is sitting in
Paris. The world is waiting, for we
know it is goingJ.0 be a different
world when the session is over.
It may take a long time for the
settlement of the questions under dis
cussion on the other hand plans for
the conference were "cut and dried"
weeks ago. The sittings may end so
suddenly that the end of the war was
a long drawn out affair in compari
son.
However it ends there will be a lot
of folks dissatisfied.
If they had been sitting in Wilson's
place they could have done better.
You bete her!
Seeing they were not in Wilson's
place, teeing that many of the ends
gained fell short of what they ex
pected, seeing that the congress end
ed with dissatisfaction existing among
certain peoples as it is bound to ex
ist a certain percentage of folk are
going to promenade around with faces
beside which the hind wheel of a
hearse is . three-act vaudeville show.
They will bp positive the war is lost
and the world is going to the dogs.
But neve mind how the peace con
ference ends, the world is not going
to the dogs.
We must prepare ourselves now to
look at the peace as settled in a big,
broad, far-dghted way.
After every election there are cer
tain people who cannot believe that
Gods in His heaven and all's well
with the we rid.
Nothing doing!
The mcrals of the town or the
.state or the nation have been cruci
fied. After thj installation of the new
crowd will come the deluge.
They i re sure of it.
But somehow the old world man
ages to amble along, amble along,
just the same.
The end of the world won't come
if every, person, party and people
doesn't emcigc satisfied with the
peace settlement. We'll still manage
to amble along somehow, multiply
ing, loving, marrying and giving in
marriage. The sun will rise just the
same. Newspapers will still be print
ed. The poor we will have with us
always The cost of living will still
maintain its reputation. Men will
work nnd women will weep. We dare
say along toward April some one will
still remember to write a spring
poem.
A lot of us may get discouraged
and think the blood of nur sons hua
been bled in vain if every one of
l'resident Wilsons fourteen points
aren t carried out in adamantine con-
Crete. And then some. But we want
to stop and remember that President
Wilson's Fourteen oints
whale of n big program.
have progressed half a century from
1014 ii we ore lucky enough to realize
half of them.
Let' begin now to look at the out
come sanely, sensibly, philosophically.
Let's prepare ourselves to admit that
even what has been accomplished has
been better- than nothing at all.
Let's at least be appreciative of the
fact that the war was won by us,
victoriously.
That' j something!
Let's admit that we have already
come closer to the Parliament of
Man than we have ever come before,
even if the aliament of Man does
n't prove a quick cure-all for the
sum-total of the world's ills at one
stupendous session.
Let's feel grateful that the war has
come out thus far as it has and trust
that if the Almighy has steered
things for us to this point, there's no
especial reason to expect that all at
once He's going to go off now and
leave us to the Bolsheviki.
No, the world won't go to the
dogs. Never mind who wins or who
loses at the Peace Conference, we'll
get a better world for the furnace of
suffering through ' which we have
gone. The Peace Conference will be
no worse lior better than the folks
the peace is being made for on both
sides, anyhow.
So let's keep cool and be frrntcful
for small favors. The Germans
didn't get us at any rate. The time
for real pessimism was last March
when the German steam roller was
plowing toward Paris at the rate of
20 miles a day. That's all gone now.
The nightmare is over.
Blessed are those who expect noth
ing for verily they shall not be dis
appointed! Our Legislature
It's our legislature. ,
Praise the Lord!
It may display some fearful and
wonderful hair cut. It's clothes may
smell of the cow barn. There may be
tobacco juico running down inside its
whiskers and its trousers may bag at
the knees. It may say "Wal, 1 swan!"
have dandruff' on its collar, a burr in
its speech and several teeth missing
in the orchestra. But you can't buy
it and you can't rush it. ou can't
bulldoze it or you can't buffalo it.
You can't borrow it, steal it, excite
it, trip it up, or make it stampede.
There's not another legislature likj
it in the country.
Its .100 per cent American !
It's our legislature v
Twenty-two months out of the
twenty-four it sets hens, haws the off
horse, and pullo cow's teats for a liv
ing. It spends its summer evenings
fishing for full pout down by the
dam or .sitting with a neighbor in the
dusky shadows of the front piazza
spitting with long rsyruppy swishes in
to the lilac bushes. It spends its
winter evenings mending the harness
or feeding green birch wood into the
kitchen stove, while it reads the
county weekly with its shoes off. It
makes last year's suit do for another
season so that Ruth, the eldest
daughter can blossom forth in white
muslin and a few do-dabs for tho
Annual Home Coming dance down to
the Center and it drives to meeting
Sunday morning and looks more
kindly on the crime of rape than up
on the crime of not paying its bills.
It doesn't dicker nor spar for the
price of its immortal soul and it gives
ts boys cheerfully to the flag when
the need arises.
It's a legislature to be proud of.
It doesn't stand for monkeydoodlc
and clap-trap. It comes through
clean !
The bright city boys who want
things, breeze in occasionally, cast an
antiseptic glass eye over it and kid
themselves that they can run off
with the State House doors.
The oily Corporation bovs sluice
and slitter around and hand out
pleasant hints and bum cigars that
Our Legislature takes in fingers likes
hams and smokes at weird angles.
A certain percentage of the ladies
God Bless 'Em! look on and eat
disappointed, and feel certain posi
tive that the country is going to the
dogs.
But the Bright Citv chans and th
Oily Corporation Bovs and even tho
ladies God Bless 'Em! go home af
ter a while sure they know what is
implied by an immovable object hit
by an unstoppable force and some
thing slipped us somewhere. The
legislature adjourns with a fair
amount of good laws to its credit and
not more than the usual number of
near murders and a pleasant time is
had by all.
We woulein't swan it for nnv ntW
legislature we've yet seen in America
and we reckon we ve seen n. Int.
Because there's no other legislature
exactly like it
It's honest and human and takes
itself seriously.
Which says everything.
It's the legislature which doesn't
take itself seriously that breed the
Bolshe vi ki outside.
We're strong for the Vermont leg
islature. Ar; the small boy said: "We
love every bat in it's belfry." Which
may or may not be making light of
sacred things but anyhow, it express
es the idea and after all what
constitutes language?
The boys at the press table may
wear the Bored Man of tho World
look and feel like sliding under the
table when some rising young states
man, corn fed and greasy with ba
con, rises in his place and an eight
dollar suit and tries to rock Miss
make a, Justice atop the gilded dome with a
Wc shall(speech which listens like Daniel Web-1
ster with the blind staggers. But we
know he's only playing to the little
wife with the fried'-egg hat in the gal
lery who is certainly sure he's just
perfectly going to be President be-
! fore his Career ceases and we for
!give him because once our wives felt
1 the same way about it themselves.
, We forgiva him his transgressions in
' the name of the American eagle's
' tail-feathers and the Life and
I Speeches of Chauncey M. Depew and
v.e say and merely write it in the
dispatches that a young man also
: spoke.
We grin when the Speaker gets eall
led up in his rules or his face or in
jthe middle of a hot tilt at repartee
the Representative from North Fox
boro can't locate the spittoon. We
I feel absolutely certain the whole she-
bang is a farce and a non-essential
industry ;tt times.
But all the same, it's our legisla
ture and seeing it only meets once in
two years, we love it.
What more remains to be said?
Some day we may get rich and
modern and prosperous Our legisla
ture may cut its hair and have its
pants pressed. It may brush the
dandruff off its collar and go and see
a dentist. It may smoke cigars that
no longer smell like a German trench
and the ladies in the gallery may put
out the speaker's eye with their pur
ple and fine linen.
In that day, woe unto us!
The Gods will have deuartod f mm
us and our house will have been left
unto uk desolate,
U. S. Senator W. P. Dillingham in I
.uie uuuress oeiore tile Joint, his discharge from the army and will
Assembly of the Legislature this return home from Camp Devens this
morning made a strong arraignment j week.
of the tendency of the administration j Stanby Mackay of Mt. Vernon
m Washington to infringe upon the street was coasting down Grow hill
sovereign rights of the individual j recently and slid under the feet of a
.itates, oppose the Anthony Suffrage ! horse which was coming up the hill.
Amendment on that ground f.nd pro-; Only by the quick action of Mrs. Cor
jlaimed his stern opposition to fed-1 field, who was driving the horse, the
oral control of publis utilities. I boy would have bpen killed.
Senator Dillingham was warmly J The second hand store which has
applauded and at the conclusion the; been in the Brunclle block on Port
House passed a joint resolution op- land street has been moved to 103
posing any and all government own- ! Railroad sticct.
ership of public utilities. A train service which will help
The Senator rapped the Creel ; Barnet and Mclndoes is expected to
method of publicity, citing incidents ' -'0 mto effect soon. The airline from
where President Wilson exceeded his;st- Johnsbury south will stop at both
power as chief executive to have'of these places which will greatly
many bills passed by Congress and P'oase theje two towns
gave many statistics to bear out his; 5Ir- :lmI ''- Lyman C. Morrill,
contention that government owner-pIri- Jo!ln p- Weeks, Mr. and Mrs.
ship oi railroads would make them a willillm Clement and Frank Bickford
political plaything and would cause !of 1)a"vil' arc in town today to al
tho S.000,000 employes to control 'f,'"1 tIle funeral of Mrs. Wiilia.n
future elections. j Clement, who died in Manchester, N.
Ho also showed where the revenue 1 1I7.,.on Su!u!av
of Vermont for example would be e- thc ,?M,V' 'J? store which is to b
duced. one-third if federal owner-1 ?l"cl "bout February 1 by the Nol-
ship was consumatcd, railroads at
present bearing one-third of the total
taxation.
Referring to thc attitude of Wo
man Suffrage ho said that when h;
became satisfied that 51 per cent
,,u.?1Uii.u ui Di..na, wuu.u
,!? ,
"I am hear dy m favor of the ques-
mm u..u.K suuii ineu iu me- puopic ui
" "
hence. Whatever thc
puopiu oi
Vermont want, I want and will favor, j
I cannot favor the Anthony Amend
ment because it is the basic right of
tho state to decide."
He condemned the lobby in favor
of Woman Suffrage in Washington
and stamped it Ss a campaign on
misrepresentation.
Both branches of the legislature
adjourned at noon until Monday even
ing. The Senate passed a bill this fore
noon making the sessions of County
Court continuous. The Senate passed
two bills, one of which would repeal
the direct primary law and the other
would have repealed the statute en
abling women to vote in town meet
ings,
Discussion of the right to give wo
men the right to vote for presiden-H.-il
electors was getting warm in the
Senate when the Senate adjourned to
hear Senator Dillingham.
CABOT
Morrill Relief Corps, No. 35, called
a meeting Thursday, Jan. 23 to ini
tiate four candidates, and to install
the officers for the coming year. Ow
ing to the influenza scare, the public
installation which was to have taken
place on Jan. 3, was called off. The
following officers were installed:
President, Carrie Bliss; senior vice
president, Abbie Read; junior vice
president, Maria Dow; treasurer,
Florence Voodry; chaplain, Fannie
Waldo; conductor, Louclla Freeman;
guard, Viola Whitchcr; secretary, Ida
Barr; patriotic instructor, Eva
Grace; press correspondent, Nettie
Nelson; musician, Ruth Buttcrfield;
assistant guard, Minn Martin; assist
ant conductor, May Keniston; color
bearers, Lina Wheeler, Alice Paine,
Susie Nelson, Gertrude Read.
The chatter was draped in memory
of our beloved sister, Mrs. Abbie A.
Lamson. 2!) members were present
and two comrades. Refreshments of
pop corn balls and home made can
dies were served.
There will be a call meetimr of
Morrill Relief Corps. No. R-r, Wednes
day p. m.. Jan. 20 for practice work
and a good attendance is desired.
Remember all this prohibition bus
iness started in Kansas.
There aro also some editors who
go around the world who come back.
Things in Berlin seem to be getting
no better, fast.
' """'evening to hear the business story in
want and are willing to assume the,movin;, pictures by w H Fa,., y of
LOCAL NEWS
Mr. and Mrs. George Pinard who'vious supreme efforts. This is un-1
were recently married have gone to questionably one of the best screen j
Racine, Wis., where Mr. Pinard has
a position.
was called here by the illness of her
daughter, Mrs. Prescott Stearns a
Brighf.look hospital. ' p , f n V, , " , ,
1 . , . . Rutland, Bellows Falls and St. Al
Serg. Lawrence C. Bishop of the.,,,., !
U. S. Marine Corp, now stationed at . 'n-' those folks who are always!
Quantico a., is visiting his parents, j ki kj about th ,ack of local news;
Mr. and Mr. H. C. Bishop of North . ,,, ,,. tnha
Main street.
Arthur E. Smith has purchased the
Watchie grocery store m Lyndonville
and will o-jen it m a few days. This
store makes three stores that Mr.
Smith now owns.
Mrs. Margaret N. Heywood hasi
been appointed Deputy Probation
Oflicer for children in this state.
Miss Lena Ross of Rutland is chief
officer for women and children and
Miss Bernice TutUe of Rutland is.
also a deputy officer.
T. J. Brown of Boston is a business
visitor in town.
Mrs. Margaret Ileywood is visiting
in Holyokc, Mass., for a few days.
The Elks will hold their second an
nual ball at tho Armory on the eve
ning of Feb. 21.
Miss Grace Rouse has entered the
employment of The Peck Co. as book
keeper
r3
f.v TT'-r.rt II ll hoc VAnAntnH I
i"""'-'. receiving a new coat
p1ttini aml w fixtures will be put
in place socn. Thev arc ulanninc- to
! have an up-to-date store.
i A small, but interested audience,
; Slithered at Pythian Hall Wednesday
I)ayton 0 ( g.ivcn undei. tho auspices
of tha oCmmercial Club. Previous to
tho Iecture the operal.or threw on thc
; screen a choice collection of war
' scenes. lir. rariev nroveri si
very
j ijieiis r,o- sneaker nnd
gave a
most
practical talk on "The Troubles of
a Merchant and How to Stop Them."
iho pictures were beautifully color
ca ana supplemented tne address in
a gratifying manner. The Commei
cial Club is greatly indebted to the
National Cash Register Company for
such a helpful lecture.
Beginning with the coming week,
The Caledonian is putting on two
i'ull-timti reporters to get the daily
news in this vicinity. To get all the
news,' while it is 'news, will be the
motto of the management.
A soft warm rain yesterday and
snow today again is adding to the va
riety of the winter in this vicinity
this year. Several out of town people
who are constantly looking for re
ports of the weather in this communi
ty every d'y had better postpone
their wintev vacations to St. Johns
bury until we can get back to our
famous 6.'! below.
"Good Night, Paul" starring be
witching Constance Talmadge is a
particularly bright comedy drama of a
very high order and exceedingly en
joyable. There is a laugh in every
foot of film and is a vertiable bon
anza of wholesome comedy situations
heightened by suspense and thrills.
Much of the action in "Pink Paja
mas" Bill Parsons newest laugh veh
icle takes place in a pullman car
where Bill flits about in his new glad
night raiment carrying on a flirtation
with a beautiful woman. At the
Globe tonight.
Special attention is called to the
adv. of Assclin Bros., in this issue.
Asselin Bros., who did no newspaper
advertising o appreciable volume be
fore the Evening Caledonian was es
tablished, are developing into one of
the town's best advertisers. And men
or firms wl o are progressive enough
to carry a sizeable volume of news
paper advertising are progressive
enough to maintain a store where you
get the right kind of a deal and ser
vice on a trade. A. W. Scott is
another local merchant, who is feel
ing his way into print, who should
have all thc appreciation and encour
agement which this people and the
public can record him.
Tha management of the Please U
takes freat pleasure in presenting to
its patrons a picture of so strong
a type as "The Sign Invisible" today.
Mitchel Lewis is the star and all
those who saw him in The Barrier
and Nine Tenths of the Law have
asked when he would again be shown
and in his self created role of half
breed in this wonderful drama of un- days with her parents, in Brushton, weeks' visit with Mrs. Deane's moth
curbed human impulses staged midst I N. Y. er in White River Junction.
the lowering pines pnd towering
mountains of the great Canadian i
northwest, he even surpasses his pre-1
V'is ever snown nere. At ine riea.se
U theatre today. I
John T. White of this place has !
UUUlIlt IIIC UU3U.S3 VI X ltTU ill .
lor and takes possession Monday '
hi.. n i ,
the trouble to tip the ofiice off when'
j they havc a birth a wcdding, a party,
L visitation or a (!cath in the family,
mavbe soino gort of a satisfactory
paper would result.
i maries A. MucKs, oi trie nrm
of
nllnn r-mvmt si,i,.i,i l Wr.
, corifincd to the house tho past fewj
(lays wlth a harJ colli( tryinR hard t0
)..,., ti. ..a.. ti1(1 i..- .lcI.ji0
, and made is cscapo and jir. shields
is back at his law practice not caring
now whether Spring comes in a hurry
or not.
One of the pathetic things about;
running an employment bureau at the
present time is having plenty of cus- j
tomers and no jobs to sell them. Any !
Caledonia county man who wants help
of any kind should keep in touch with
the two local employment bureaus;
and give deserving applicants all the,
opportunities posible to work.
Judye "Dave" Porter, one of the -
mo;;t popular lawyers in town, has
davs with" that rather humorous ail-
mcnt sometime known as a stiff neck,
-humorous at least to everyone but;
tained him seriously, however, from
his law practice beyond thc inventing
of excuses as to how he came by it.
Mrs. Emma S. P. Cheney clips thc
following ctmmenUfrom the Woman's
Citizen comparing thc rights of wom
en in Gernuny with those of
America. ' Time was when German
women turned their eyes to Ainciica
with envy of tho American woman's
superior political status. Not all -nv
erican women were enfranchised, but
some of the m were, a few million h
tho West. That, was b::ck in pre-war
days. Sunday between twenty and j
twenty-ono n.illion German women j
cast their first ballots as fuily cnfrai; -1
chiscd citisens. If all the fully en- j
franchisee! women in America hail j
voted Sunday about seven riiHio"- '"
.-uffra.'.cn would have been car. Vt.!
there are 5.i the Vi-Ked Slat.-- o4' ! J.
America some twenty-seven milli'in j .
women ovt-r voting ne. r.,:twewi th-: '
fv.,v.iv iniiiitMi nnd th xuffwac!
elands a 1'iilwaik of reactions;! y.i.stv.
which makes a German junkor look
W-kei-dom I: down and out, but theirs cmpioyed by the Telephone Com
Ur.itcd States Senate minority is still IP"" !li h': limo .f 1",3 ,dealh: . F,u?"
ikn the c'uwn oi progress. German
vA'Ji uf;. The AVnmnn CAiircn. Ti-
naRye5 liwlr rstnnrlinir hnw n Vpvrorf'nt
enmitnv n- n IT S Sannlnnl". iViaruTl OlUClUUUg.
can wUh to put tho women of Vcr -
mont or out great democratic nation
to the ignominy of being behind the
German women in their ricjht to the
ballot.
Mrs. D. W. Lowell has been confined
to tho hous? by illness.
J. C. Amey has been absent from
his store this week on account of ill
ness. Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Wells and
young daughter arc confined to the
house by illness.
Mrs. 13. T. Woods of Lyndonville
has been spending a few days with
Mrs. J. M. Foye.
Mrs. John Tierney leaves Monday
for Rock Island wheve she will visit
Mrs. Jcnnia Gilmore.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Gage who have
been in Boston for a few days, arc
expected home Monday.
Lieut. F. S. Sykcs who has just re
turned from trance is visiting his
aunt, Mrs. J. R. Rouse.
Mrs. Lawrence Boyer left this
morning for Washington, D. C,
where she will sppnd some time.
Brock Jngalls of Mt. Pleasant street
is confined to the house, suffering
from a painful injury to his foot.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Albee and Mrs.
John Galbrnith and daughter, Marion.
were guests of Mrs. Henry Wilson on
Thursday.
Miss Nita Palmer ur.d Miss Winn
of Wells River are spending tho day
in town as guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Cecil Palmer.
R. G. Robinson, secretary of tho
Granite Mutual, was in town todav
adjusting the loss on the barns of
tred is.. Lawrence of Waterford.
Mrs. Mamie Houston, Misses Flo'-
ence Clark, Hazel Walker, Mary
uinsmore and Mrs. Harry Miller are-
assisting in the Berry-Ball store dur
ing the sale.
Lieut. Ralph E. Howes, who landed
from France, Jan. 15, at Hoboken,
N. J., was sent the following Fridav
with his organization to Camp Lewis,
near Seattle, for demobolization.
Corp. Otis Shastany has returned
to Springfield, Mass., after spending
a few days with relatives in town. He
has been honorably discharged from
the army, and will return to his for
mer position on the railroad.
Henry Wilson was in Newport re
cently on business.
Russell Griswold of Lyndonville
was in town Friday.
Hubbard Hastings of Buffalo, N.
Y., is visiting friends in town.
Miss Olive Stickncy of Derby Line
is visiting friends in town.
Mrs. Eugene Lachance has been
spending a few days in Boston.
L. E. Batchelder of Philadelphia
has been visiting Miss Eva Brewer.
Mrs. E. H. Orcutt is snendinir ten I
i
Great
Possibilities
Thousands of young
men have visions of
groat possibilities, but
few follow them up
and make the real suc
cess which they should.
Often the lvason is,
they neglect to econ
omize and save.
Take correct aim and
determine to hit the
mark.
Start an account with
us.
4 per cent Int. paid
Wells
River
Savings
Bank.
WELLS R1VER.VT.
Mi
U
Word has been received from Pvt.
L 0: tutt that llC 18 at Cdmp
1:lA M-tchcl, of Lyndonville
& few days whh
! airs. U. 1. Brown.
Mrs. Bersie Doe has resigned her
position in the Randall & Whitcomb
store, and has gone to East St.
Johnsbury.
E. N. lirough, Kenneth Cross,
Frank Ticil, B. A. Palmer and Edward
Trombly went on a fishing trip Wed
nesday and returned with SO pickerel.
Tho fire truck was called out this
rocr.iiiv' to a chimney fire at the cor
v.w of i'earl and Maple streets.
Very li.tle elamase was done.
W. I). Polly has disposed of his in
ter. -t i;i th," Summer Street proper-
ty
no'..' occupied by Or. Robt. Burke
mid ha:s purchased th- "Ora Bishop"
p'.;u'o on the river road near the
V,':.fe;foid town lina. He takes pos-
on
c'li.itoly and wiU remodel
pin!-, mi o a ponna
liinsolf and iVmiily.
.illli.'i IU
A. R.
Ao fiic y.
died riiui'.-diiV at
I'ni'ii S'roet. Mr.
years of age and
four children. He
i
hi imine c
RichardiS vi
leaves ;i wiie aua
oral servicers were held from his late.
I hoiiie I
nusy
afternoon, Rf&JGmZL.
tininiiiin H'lin ti. nnin
X llC 1 VUKllJ lO
1 v'cVe taken to Ricllto,1'd fo,r blV'k'!
were accompanied u that place
uy nis oroincr, uon ivicr.aius, ol
Don
Hartford, Conn.
The Caledonian Man had a plea
sant chat with Representative H. W.
Wittnrs at the Slate House this
week. He seems to be on the job with
both feet and is one of thc popular
members of the House this session.
He has already made his voice heard
on the floor several times interpret
ing tho sentiment of the people of St.
Johnsbury on the Sheppard and An
thony amendments. Brother Witters
contention is that it's a mighty tick
lish proposition to monkey with the
federal constitution. He has seat
number 05 on the south side of the
chamber.
Robert Stone left Sunday night for
Boston where he has a position with
the American Express Co., at the
South station. He has been visiting
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Stone for a few days.
The regular meeting of the Red
Cross will be held at the Armory,
Tuesday afternoon. There is plenty of
work for everyone. The executive
board meeting will be held at 9.30
Tuesday morning.
Letters were received from Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Flint and Mr. and Mrs.
John Paire, who are spending the win
ter in Orlando, Fla., saying that they
were having perfect weather and tak
ing many beautiful trips. ,
Mr. and Mrs. John S. White took
possession of the Fred Taylor book
store todav. Mr. White has ti-aveled
25 -Mirs and has made many friends
not only among the drugfrists, but al
so among the business men of the
state.
Maurice Schoppe tapped a tree
Sunday and the sap ran quite freely.
Mrs. J. E. Bertrand is confined to
the house by illness.
C. R. Lynch has recovered from a
recent illness.
Mrs. Ed. Moffett is quarantined
with diphtheria.
Mrs. Charles Taggart and daughter,
Elizabeth, of Newbury, spent Satur
day in town.
Loo Roach of Hardwick spent
Sunday in town.
Glenn Fr-les has resumed his posi
tion at the freight depot.
Sgt, Fred O. Moore has received
his discharge from (jamp Devens and
it at. his homo hrre.
Mrs. Marion Smythe Spear is ill,
with 'pneumonia at the- home of her
parents. Mw and Mrs. L. N. Smythe.
Fred Mr.yo of Woodsville. N. H
spent Sunday in town with his
family.
Mrs. E. O. Deane and two children
have returred home after a two

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