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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: .THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 1919.
Moderator, F, O. Nichols; clerk, Salmon
Green: treasurer, M. t. Dlmlck; select
man, L. C. Conant; constable, M. Murphy;
llslter, R. J. Towcra; road commlsBloner,
J). J. Squires; overseer of tho poor, P.
W. Fay; school director, M. D. Dlmlck;
tax, $3 on tho dollar of tho brand list.
The vote on license resulted: Yob CO, no
Moderator, F. 13, Catlln: clerk and
treasurer, II. II. Wheeler; selectmen,
Patrick O'Hrlon, C. It. Whlto and B. P.
Newton; constables, firs P. E. lord,
second, "W. II. Tupper; listers, O. N.
'lcments, B. II. Slocum and It. K. Hay
lies; road commissioner, E. 15. Duel!;
town agent, il. 11. Wheeler; auditors,
A. 13. I.amsnn, V. G. Hartln and Mrs.
W. W. Aldrich; overseer of tho poor. W.
H, Heath; school directors, W. W. Alii
rich, W. II. Tupper and Mrs. Jessie Bell
Whlto; trustee U. H. deposit money, II.
J I. Wheeler; tax $1.90 on tho dollar of
i he grand list. Tho voto on llcenso ro
,nultod: Yes 13, no 47; truant otllcor, W.
' II Tupper
Moderator, W. II. Looklln; clerk, II. II.
Ilounds; school director for threo years,
C II. Austin; lister for threo years, John
H. Grogs ; selectmen for three years, W.
II. Derby; road commissioner, Aldcn N.
Bears; overseer of poor, D. W. Carpenter;
collector of taxes, Oscar McGregor; town
treasurer, II. H. Rounds; auditor, P. H.
Keltey; grand Jurors, D. W. Carpenter,
Mrs. Lou K. Thomas and W. l. Durkco;
constables, Oscar McGregor and Charles
Hurburt; town attorney, A. B. Ilowloy;
superintendent of Bakorsfleld Poor House
association, D. W. Carpenter. Voted to
pay 11,000 to State for malntalnenco of
roads, voted to exempt from taxation for
a period of 10 years tho Read company
corporation, voted to give to tho U. A. It.
25 for Memorial day, voted $200 for re
pairs In tho Rlchford Center ccmotory.
A tax of $2.8S on tUo grand list was recommended.
Moderator. L. B. Jackman; clerk and
treasurer, M. B. Gove; uolcctman tor
three years, A. R. Hrglgs: auditor lor
three veara. A. 1!. Cushman; constable
and collector, S, N. AtklnH; lister or I u"righam ;
Moderator. W. M. Dean; clerk, M. C.
Hlgbea; treasurer George W. Prlndlo;
selectman, S. A. Lewis; constablo and
collector, Henry H. Claxton; lister, S. A.
Lewis; road commlsioners, W. N. Root
and R. II. Ball; auditor, George Edgcr
ton; overseer of the poor, S. V. Smith;
grand Jurors, J. P. Ramsey and J. R.
Taggart; school directors, Elliot Prink
and O. M. Hazard; trustee cemetery fund,
W. II. Boardmoii. The vote on license ro
eulted: Yes 2S, no 85.
Moderator, M. W. Hinsdale; clerk und
treasurer, G. S. I'eet; nclectmen, M. W.
Hinsdale, one year, S. J. Noonan, two
years, R. II. North, three years; listers,
Ernest Towno, ono year, Edward Kehoe,
two years, M. E. Pnrcher. threo years;
school directors, Lawrence Welllnger, one
year, Emma Hlnxdalc, two years, Mrs.
Fred Pcct, threo years; overseer of poor,
R. H. North; road commissioner, Edward
Kchoc; town grand Juror, C. H. Forbes;
fenco viewer, tho selectmen; agent to
prosecuto and defend suits, M. W. Hins
dale; constable and collector, N. E.
l'archcr; auditor, Asa Knapp, throe
years; library trustee, Kate Purcell;
pound keeper, R. H. North; Inspector of
lumber, Arthur O'CIalr. Llcenso vote,
yes 17, no 2.
thrnn vMm. Prank Baalow: BChool dlrec
tor for three years, C. E. 1'lorco; road
commissioner, I H. Hanlon; overseer of
the poor, J. L. Beano; trustee u. a.
fund, L. E. Jackman; agent to uorcnu
and prosecute suits, G. H. Purlnton;
library trustee, William York; town grand
Juror, I. A. Colby. A vote ot m io "i
was mado In favor or nconso, in mo wwn,
rtnd 25 to 25 for fifth class license. A tax
was voted of $2.23. Voted to ralso $3"0
to take advantage of the Slato aid law.
Modorator. P. M. Goss; clerk, Dr. James
Haylett; assistant clerk, Mrs. Lllla Hay-
lott; treasurer, J. W. nates; overseer ot
the poor, W. R. Chose; road commission
er, II. J. Nelson: selectman, W. J. Hath-
away; lister, P. M, Goss; school director,
Mrs. Theron Evans; constable, II. Q.
Ward. It was voted to construct a co
ment brldgo near the Stevens place on
tho rlvor road.
Moderator. O. H. Wilson; clerk and
treasurer, C. N. Farrlngton; selectman.
William Sinclair; lister, Earl Holmes;
road commissioner, Millard Cunningham;
school directors, P. W. Hazcn, Earl
Welch: tax, $3.00.
Town officers elected Tuesday are:
Moderator, Carl C. Fletcher; clerk, Miss
Bell Neary; selectmen, W. P. Maeck, A.
M. Vaughan und Thomas Mitchell; treas
urer, B. H. Maeck; constable and col
lector. G. N. Roberts; listers, John
Stapleton, T. McKenzlo and H. Harrlng'
ton; road commissioner, M. B. Thomp
son; auditors, T. M. Thompson, W. M.
Webster and Mrs. J. Norton; overseer of
the poor, G. N. Roberts; school directors,
Clarence Morgan. II. W. Tracy and B. C
Marsett; library trustoes, Mrs. Carl
Fletcher, Mrs. Prod Roberts, Mrs. Walter
Webster, Mrs. A. M. Vaughan and Mrs.
Thomas Stanton. License: Yes vote of 136
and a no vote of 00.
Moderator, S. B. Walto; clerk and
treasurer, Mrs. Lizzie White; selectman,
G. Blake; school director, A. C. Mun-
eon; lister, E. A. Wedge: road commis
sioner, Harold Jewott; overseer, H. B.
Lanpher; collector and constablo, B. E.
Crowcll; auditor, W. D. Strong; grand
Jurors, H. C. Lanpher, E. A. Wedge;
agent. R. W. Hulburd; cemetery com
missioner. Miss A. D. Sawyer: tax $2.74,
with an additional 10 cents to meet $1,000
appropriated for State highways. A
committee was appointed to report on a
memorial monument for John McDanlels,
first settler of Orleans county (Hyde
Park was formerly In that county). The
sum of $150 was voted for a celebration In
honor of soldiers returning from the
war in the east. License vote: no, 51;
There was a large attendance at the
town meeting which was held In the audi
torium of tho Akeley Memorial building.
Officers elected were as follows: Modera
tor, C. M. Watts; town clerk and trcas
uror. Miss Hattle E. Pratt; lister for three
years, C. B. Parker; for one year, M. w.
Adams; selectman for threo years, A. G,
Gale; for one year, A. C. Aiko; overseer,
J. B. McKlnloy; trustee of public money.
O. E. Luce; auditor for one year, W. R,
Collins, two years, Mrs. Mildred Smith;
threo years, A. R. Straw; town grand
Juror, II. E. Shaw; road commissioner,
Ernest Scrlbner; school director, Frank E.
Stafford, who received 151 votes out of 157
Town meeting passed off very quietly.
A few women voters wore out. These
officers were elected: Moderator, R. S
Smith; clerk, W. W. Wilson; selectman
for three years, F. P. Smith; liBtcrs,
W. C. Bingham, F. W. Gove and E. D,
Lamb; overseer of poor, T. C. Vnrncy;
constable, P. H. Richardson; school dlrec
tor for three years, C. T. Prary. Voted
$75 for Memorial day and $300 to the
Bristol Military band. Voted tax of 250
cents on a dollar. Voted $1,000 for per
mancnt highway. License vote: yes 81,
no 101; druggists, yes 85, no 93.
Town clerk, Allison Webster; road
commissioner, William Seln; treasurer,
Mrs. Addle C. Wooster; overseer of
poor, W. Baldwin; selectman, Frank
Rawson; school directress, Mrs. Frank
Rawson. Tax rato at discretion of
electmen, not to exceed $2.25
Moderator, C. B. Cook; town clerk,
L. F. Llllle; school directors, R. S. Hall
G. L. Smith, C. J. Blair; HsterB, L. B.
Needham, E. O. Bishop. Charles Coats
road commissioner, D A. LaDuc; trcas
urer D. L. Wells; overseer of poor. Dan
Cain; master public money, D. L. Wells
auditors, L. F. Llllle, J. C. Thomas,
Ouy Ctook; constable, W. H. Nickerson
second constable, John Cain; town
agent, A. R. Bush; grand Jurors, J. E,
Conway, W. A. Jennings, R. S. Hall
selectmen, G. W. Felton, J. E. Conway,
R. C. Brown; superintendent Mountain
View cemetery, J. H- Thomas; sexton
Mountain View cemetery, Zebulau
, MONTGOMERY CENTER
, Moderator, E. S. Wright; dork and
ireasurer, C. A. Qardyne; selectmon
Jf.phriam Lumbra, Ernest Touchette and
Olarencp Hallo; road commissioner, J,
J. LaFrank; school directors, II. H
Parker, Charles Martin, Clifton Lam
tiert; constable, H, II. Marcy; lister,
A. R. Gates, George Puller Wallace
Drlssotte; overseer of poor, J. R. Dodge
Brand Juror, C. H. Farnsworth; library
trustee, J. H. Wright; auditor, George
fuller, Charles Purrlor, J. F. Smith
Total tax, $3.35
Moderator, J, E. Hancock; clerk and
treasurer, P. A. Shattuok; seleotman, C.
A. Stanford; lister, R. 8. Hoopor; over
seer" of poor, A. W, Norcross; road com
missioner, Pred Eastman; first constable,
V. W. Rand; second constablo, Gcorgo H.
Lawrenco; tax collector, George H.
Lawrence; auditors, C, M. Sawyer, B.
M. Sweak. W. H. Taylor: $700 was voted
for hospital, $100 for library and an
amount not to exceed $50 for Decoration
Day, Voted $1,000 for permanent high
ways. Voted to pass over artlclo In re
gard to medical Inspection of schools.
License vote, yes 17, no 77.
At the town mooting the Hon. H. P.
Brlgham was elected moderator; C. II.
Wheeler, town clerk; Dr. Land on Abor
nothy, school director for threo years;
selectman, Pay Brlgham; listers, A, C.
Wells, II. II. Head; highway commis
sioner, I. II. Stone, A. C. Wells: overseer
of the poor, B. O. Barnes; auditor, J. II.
Cutting; treasurer, C. W. Wheolock; con
stable, P. A. Start; town ngont, Hon. II.
F. Urlghom; cemetery committee, Fay
committee for Brlgham
Moderator, W. C. Heath; clerk and
treasurer, Asa Wesson; road commis
sioner, R. II. Vance; school director, C.
H. Kimball; selectman, James Stevens;
lister, Fred Gadapee; overseer of the
poor, George Bagby; voted $1.00 on the
grand list for school purposes and $1.50
for other purposes; taxes to be paid on
or beforo October 25 with a 4 percent,
rebate; voted $500 for road work in order
to take advantage of the State road act.
Moderator, Linus Leavens; clerk and
treasurer, Elsie C. Smith; selectman.
Fred M. Wltley; school director, H. W.
Lang; road commissioner, Almon P.
Shene; overseer, H. W. McNally; con
stable, C. S. Brush; collector of taxes.
iV. B. Sinclair; town agent, W. H. Par
ker; listers, J. M. Powell, Fred Hitch
cock; auditors, H. W. Varnum, W. E.
Hunt, P. A. Plummcr. License vote: 10
yes, 47 no; fifth class license: yes 21, no
49; tax $2.50.
Academy, Frank B. Mnynard; it was
voted to appropriate twenty-flvo dollars
for tho observance of Memorial Day and
W. W. Smith, P. A. Start and D. B.
Cowan woro appointed u commlttco to
expend tho money; It was voted to ralso
three hundrod dollars for roads to meet
a like amount from tho State. Thirty
five dollars was appropriated for the
Bakersfleld free public library. License
vote, no 55, yos 19.
Moderator, II. .1. Eaton; clerk, J. P.
Waterman; treasurer, A. O. Wltham;
selectman for throo years, Ray Benson;
overseer of the poor, Albert Taylor:
road commissioner, Fred Howland;
auditor, V. K. Brackett; school director
for three years, A. W. Bohannon.
DBENNAN WINS HOT
ST. ALBANS CONTEST 1
Republican Mayor by 17 Votes
City Goes Wet by Big
F. D. ABERNETHY,
Head of Church Street,
.. , ilium!
Town clerk, Daniel E. l'arkhurst, Don
E. Moore, pro tern; selectman, M. C.
Noycs; overseer of poor, D. E. Mooro;
grand juror, Albert B. Preston; constable,
W. H. Chilson; lister, D. E. Mooro;
ludltor. Walter C. Burke; town ngont.
O. C. Sawyer; school director, Charles
Tucker; rood commissioner, Thelbert
Huntley; health ofllcer, George B.
Drown; license, no; tax on dollar, $2.50.
NEW YORK LIVESTOCK
New York, March 5.
DBKVKH Receipts 1,430. Steady. Htocra
$ni8.60: bulls $oi8ii3: cows $1012.50.
CALVES Receipts 800. Strong. Prtmo
venls $22; culls $14017.
81IKE1" AND LAMBS Receipts 4,550.
Firm. Ordinary sheep $10; ordinary to
fairly prlmo lambs $18010.2(1.
JIOCIS Receipts 4,910. No trading.
NEW YORK GRAIN AND rRODCCE
New York. March S.
BUCKWHEAT Weak. Sound milling
$2.25 cost and frclKht New York.
WHEAT Spot steady. No. 2 red $2.34W
track New York.
CORN Spot firm. No. 2 yellow and No.
2 white $1.55"; cost nncl Irelunt Now YorK.
OATS Spot firmer. Standard 70r70i4c
LARD Easy. Middle West $20028.10.
POTATOES Steady. Sweets, Jersey, bas
CABBAGES Oulet. Prices unchanged
RAW SUGAR Steady. Centrifugal 7.28o;
One granulated 9c.
SPOT COTTON AND ITJTIJHK9
Now Yori March 5.
Spot cotton nominal. M.udllng 20.25.
Chicago. March 5.
CORN March $1.35 i ! May $1.20; July
OATS March ase; aiay uoftc; Juiy
LARD May $25.15.
RIBS May $22.72.
(Furnished by the Associated Press)
Boston, March 5.
BUTTER Northern 57057Hc: western
cheese cnoice bzo33c; rair to gooa
30 0 31c
Moderator, Charles A. Plumley; town
clerk, Claude L. Morse; lister for three
years, J. M. Donahue; selectman, J. C.
McCarthy; road commissioner, E. L.
ICelty; overseer of poor, H. H. Whitney;
trustee of public money, Charles A.
Plumley; town treasurer, Claude L.
Morse; auditor for three years, Oliver
Hazelton; town grand Jurors, J. L. Mos
ley. D. B. Howe and H. H. Cross; first
constable, J. M. Donahue; second con
stable, M. W. Ryan; town agent, Charles
A. Plumley: trustee of Brown Library
for five years, H. R. Roberts; cemetery
commissioner for five years, Robert A.
Silver. The first contest of the day came
over selectman with the following nomi
nees: P. A. Jones, J. C. McCarthy, Al
bert P. Smith and Malvard A. Howe.
The first ballot resulted In no choice and
was as follows: Whole number cast, 116;
necessary for choice, 59: McCarthy had
67, Howe had 27, Smith had 17 and Jones
had 15. The second ballot was as follows:
Whole number cast, 151; necessary for
choice, 70; J. C. McCarthy had 85, Albert
f. amitn had 29, M. A. Howo had 27 and
P. A. Jones had 10. The next contest
came over tho election of overseer of the
poor and resulted: Whole number cast,
119; necessary for choice, CO; II. H. Whlt
ney had 87 and Frank White had 30. Tho
lost contest was over second grand Juror
and resulted as follows: Whole number
cast, 38; necessary for choice, 20; D. B.
uowe had 23, Frank White had 9. Prank
Tracy had 4 and J. E. Plunkett had 2. On
motion of Frank Plumley article 10, to
see If tho town will vote to exempt the
Northfield Hotel company for a term of
years, was postponed Indefinitely. Tho
sum of $800 was votod for the uso of
Brown Library under artlclo 4. Under
artlclo 5 the meeting voted $500 to secure
Stato aid, and under article 6, $50 was
voted for Memorial Day. Tho sum of
$250 was voted for the use of the North
Held cornet band. Article 8 to see If the
town would vote to purchase a tractor
was pulsed over. After considerable
discussion and many amendments a town
tax of $1.45 was voted, together with a
town highway tax of 30 cents. A motion
wan made and carried that tho select
men bo Instructed and directed to Inspect
the town clock and to dismantle the same
or plaoo.it in repair, as In their judgment
Hutchinson; selectman for three years. J8'" be8t n, motlon f 'T
M. L- Hubboli; overseor of .poor and
poor house director, u.- lu Abell; con
ley, the courtesies and hospitality ot the
citizens of NorthQeld and the froedom of
the town will be extended to Major
General Clarence R. Edwards, U, S. A.
of the 20 th Division, upon the occasion
of his visit to Northfield on March 13.
The license vote: yes 170, no 132; fifth
class, yes 145, no 110.
Moderator, P. II. Warner; clerk, C. H,
Lane; selectmen, C. P. Conlon, P. I.
DeLong and F, E, Poote; road com
missioner, J. E. S perry; overseer, E. it
Peet; treasurer, H. S. Cobb; listers, C,
P. Tulley, A. D. Parkhlll and C. P,
Benedict; constable, Nelson Mahen
auditors, I. L. Hamblln, A. W. Poote and
A. J. Field; truutoo out plus fund, II. S,
Cobb; town agent, F, E, Foote; hchool
directors, Benjamin Boardman, R. A.
Bingham and Arthur Stevens; library
trustees, Mrs. C. H. Lane, Mrs. C. P,
Etcel bridge ardors and mate war taxi room ami miss tnora Jtingey. ucense,
pi $z,Su. m no ., yes iu; tax, z.w.
utablo and collector of taxes, A. J,
CJroft: treasurer, A. A. Aseltlne; au-
tor three years, Lyman Gilbert; town
Krand Jurors, W. J. Chaffee, H. W.
Towlo; town agent, E. McFeeters; II
lrary trustoe for flvo years, C. LOvltt;
nchool director for throe years, E. E.
rorloy; opera house trustee, G. II.
Whltcomb; license voto, no 135, yes 14.
The selectmen were empowered to
uppoint ono or two road commission
ers. A sum not to oxceod $25 wis ap
propriated for Memorial day expenses.
Pour hundred dollars was appropriated
tor tho free public library, The town
road district , voted an extra tax of
:;u cents on the dollar, also an extra
five cents on tho dollar for rosurfac
Ing. A tax of $1.45 was voted to pay
Indebtedness and maturing obligations
"which Includes $3,145 of cement and
CHICAGO PRODUCE MARKET
St. Albans, March -'ms.U ono of the
most stubborn mayoralty contests ever j
hold In St. Albans, H. M. Drennan, re-
publican, wus elected mayor ovor John g
L. Dempsey, democrat, by a majority of I
17 votes. Tho total votes werol Dren
nan 783; Dempsey 7CC. Tho voto by wards
was as follows: Ward one, Drennan 187,
De.mpscy 41; ward two, Drennan 58, Demp
sey 100; ward throo, Drennan 82, Dempsey
109; ward four, Drennan 145, Dompsey 95;
wnrd five, Dronnan 207, Dompsoy 119;
wnrd six, Drennan 105, Dempsey 193.
Tho city went wet with a largo ma
jority of 173 votes. Tho yes votes totalled
803 and tho no C90. '
In wnrd six, Pred J. Walker, democrat,
wns oloctcd, receiving 177 votes, while
John Lawton, republican, received 70, and
Lawrenco McArthur, Independent, 32. In
ward five, C. L. Curtis, republican, was
olectod over William J, Dougherty, demo
crat, by a voto ot 203 to 103.
In tho contest for school commissioner
Harry J. Leonard, .ropubllcan, defeated
E. A. Gcnnett, democrat, by a voto of
205 to 125.
Tho dinner served In the parlors of the
Methodist Episcopal Church' Tuesday
oon to accommodate tho voters proved
cry pojrular. Besides tho voters, people
from schools, stores, and offices attended.
The women also sent big baskets of food
and a big pot of coffee to tho City Hall
for thoso whose duties did not permit
them to leavo tho building.
Not for many years has tho mayoralty
contest been so keen, and not for many
ears has such a crowd remained at the
City Hall during every minute of the
day. The women voters were on hand
nt an early hour, and tho headquarters
f tho Equal Surfrago League in the city
It was voted that tho board of school
commissioners employ a medical Inspector
In tho public schools, ts exempt the mem
bers of the flro department from paying
a poll tax, also thoso people who are in
actual service of the United States, cither
as Boldlers or sailors or who may como
Into said service during the ensuing year.
A sum of $1,000 was voted to take ad
vantage of the State aid law.
B. Melvln Hopkins was re-elected city
clerk and treasurer. The city grand
Jurors elected were: R. M. Austin, S. S.
Cushlng and A. II. George, trustees of
tho St. Albans Public library, J. W.
Hanloy and C. D. Watson; auditor. J. P.
O'Neill, The above officers with the
oxceptlon of Mr. O'Neill, were endorsed
by both parties. Mr. O'Neill, who ran on
the democratic ticket, had no opposition.
Without a slnglo voto of opposition a
resolution was passed giving as the sense
of tho meeting that the bill now In tho
Legislature at Montpeller which would
so amond tho city charter that no salary
could bo paid to the mayor and mom
bers of tho city council, should fall of
passage, and further instructing tho city
representative, M. H. Aloxander, to read
tho resolution in the House that the
legislators might know how tho voters
of tho city of St. Albans were Inclined
Beginning To-morrow, Friday, March 7th,
and continuing- until stocks have been exhausted, we have, ar
ranged to hold an important
BOSTON llUTTEtt MARKET
BOSTON rilODECK MARKET
Boston, March 5.
APPLES Baldwins, fancy cold storage.
SSOP11 bbl.: fresh packed. No. 1, 70D
No. 2 and ungraded $5.0007: Oreenlngs
$508; Russets $5S: Ben Davis $3Su.oo;
ushbl boxes, liaidwins, extra xanoy.
$3.50 01; No. 1 $2.7503.25: No. 2 $1.75
!.2.: western box apples S3.2504. 25.
BEANS Car lots, per 100 lbs.. Now York
nd Michigan choice pea beans $7.5008;
fair to good $707.25; California small white
$808.50; yellow eye, fancy, $7.50 0 8: fair
to good SO.5O0T; red Kidney, ranoy, ilu.nu
(ftsll: fair to good saeuu.au: Canadian peas
S5..rU0U: native green peas $808.50: lima
beans $10010.50; jobbing prices 25060a
above car lots.
11BHP-Bxtra sides 25026c: heavy hinds
31032c: heavy fores 19 0 20c: cows 190220.
CORN Shipment. No. - yellow, i.na
.58: No. 8 yellow $1.5301.55; No. 4 yel-
CORNMBAL Per loo lbs., grnnuiatea
vellow. 83.30: bolted S3.25: feeding XZ.HO0
2.85;. cracked corn $2.8502.90; whlto corn
meal. r;i. 3003.85; white corn Hour $3.B30
8.75; hominy grits and samp sa.jinf.i.oo;
corn flakes and cream or maize o.uuhp.
KQC1S Fancy hennery ana nearby o;
65c: eastern extras 48050c: weitern extras
4849o; western prime nrsis f ioo; west
ern firsts 43W044UC.
FLOUR Per 190 lbs., in saciis, spring
patents, special short, $11.35011.00; spring
patents, standard, xii.iuspii.tu naru win
ter patents $11.25011.75; soft winter patents
110.75011.40: sort winter struignis iu.uibi
10.60: spring first clears suetu.no; rye nour,
per 100 lbs.. In sacks. 4. anion. r.u.
FRUIT Oranges, noriaa. soaps oax
California tS&S: grapefruit $2.5005.50
cranberries $17023 bbl.. $607.50 crt.; grapes,
Almelra, $7012 Keg; strawberries 400000
HAY rer ton. No. 1 timothy. S320SS
No. 2 timothy $28030; No. 1 Aroostook
$30 0 32: No. 1 eastern $28030: No. 2 east
ern $24020; No. 3 hay $22 0 23; clover mixed
$26028; flno hay, poor to ordinary, f.iU0Zi
LAMIJS Spring lambs 28082o: yearlings
18020c; mutton 22023c; veals 12028c.
M1LLPBBD Spring bran 43: w nter
bram $43.25; middlings $44048; mixed feed
$4(U.H8; gluten feed $57.17; hominy feed
zdt: siock reed (51; oat hulls $28; cotton
seed meal 1112.25003.
OATMEAL rer 100-nound sack, rolled,
$3.H0; cut and ground $4.37.
uats Shipment, fancy. 40 lbs.. 720
72!4c: fancy, 38 lbs., 7154 072o; regular, 88
lbs., 7OV4 071o: regular. 3 lbs.. 7070tto.
ONIONS Connecticut valley S404.75 per
l'OUI.TRY Turkevs. western dry sacked
choice, 43046o; medium 80085c; fowls,
northern, largo, 3804Oo; medium 35037a
western dry packed, large. 8603Bo: rai
dlum and small 3O 034n: chickens, northern.
large, 411010; medium 804Oo; western
dry packed, large, 83036a: medium anil
small 30 0 82a; native squabs $009 doz.
native pigeons 4104.60 dox.
LIVB POULTRY Fowls 38030a: ch ck.
ens 33036a; old roosters 25c.
PORK PRODUCTS lleaw backs and
snort cut $34.10; medium back $51,000
r.d.io; long cut 358.10: raw leaf lard
uc; rendered loaf 30Uc; pure lard SOYtO
dressed hoga 22 0 23c.
iutatoeh Aroostook Oreen Mountains
I.'.IUW ...u per 100 lbs. on track In car lots
now Ilcnnudas $808.50 per bbl.; swee
potatoes J osKt.
RMFINHl) HUUARS The American quotes
granulated nnd tine as n basis at 9a for
1UU-pound lots. wholesale i-rocers nuot
$9.35 per 100 pounds In bulk and $0.75 In
CIIAM11KU OF COMMKIICK
QUOTATIONS ON IIUTTEU
Exhibition and Special Sale
The collection includes several hundred fine examples of Amer
ican leather craft, and in consequence of an advantageous pur
chase, the prices will be very moderate.
At $2.50 each
A collection of envelope purses including greatest variety for selection pin seal, walrus,
patent leather and various other leathers in fashion.
THE BURLINGTON MARKETS
Up eoc.M tho price of butter ap;nln. To
day It was variously quoted, tho usual
prices being 62 and 05 cents per pound
for the A-No. 1 article.
The market Is quiet this week aa re
gards changes. There is no change in tho
meat quotations, and no change of any
consequence in the grocery lists.
In the retail grains, bran Is set at $2.50:
baled hay at $1.60, and provender No. 1
The following prices for the market of
this week were quoted for the Free Press
by P. D. Kclloy, grocer: It. E. Howard,
meat dealer; the Burlington Fruit com
pany and the A. D. Pease Feed com
Poef, dressed, lb
Eggs, fresh, doz
Butter, creamery, separator ..
Cucumbers, each ,
Eggs, fresh, doz
Flour, bread, sack
Flour, rye ,
Flour. White corn
Garlic, lb ,
Green string beans
Lettuce, Boston ball head
Maple sugar, lb
Maple syrup, gal
Meal, yellow ,
Mint, fresh, bunch
Now bunch beets
Olive oil, gallon
Peppers, grren, each
Sugar, granulated, lb
Turnip, new, pound
licet, roast, lb
Chickens, roasting, lb
Ham, slicod, lb
Lamb chops, spring, lb
Lamb, leg, lb
Lamb, spring, forward quarter
Lard, leaf, lb
Pork chops, lb
Pork, roast, lb
finlt Pork, lb
Sausage, pork, lb
Kteak, porterhouse, lt
Steak, Hlrloln. lb
Ktenk, round, lb
Ctunlr lrAnl IK
Grapes. Malaga, lb.
BLACK ENVELOPE PURSES,
back strap handle. Silk lined with
amall mirror,.... $1. 19 and $1.25
BLACK PATENT LEATHER EN
VELOPE PURSES, silk lined $1.19
GENUINE PIN SEAL BLACK
ENVELOPE PURSES, nickel trim
med. Back strap handle with mir
BLACK LEATHER ENVELOPE
PURSES, lined with durable Moire
silk. Change compartment leather
REAL LEATHER BLACK EN
VELOPE PURSES, lined with
fancy silk poplin. Change com
partment leather-lined $2.50
GENUINE PIN SEAL BLACK
ENVELOPE PURSES, nickel trim
med, containing mirror. Beautiful
Moire silk lining $5.00 and $5.50
REAL SEAL BLACK ENVELOPE
PURSES with back strap handle,
riveted change purse, and mirror.
Handsomely lined with fancy silk,
; 1 1 mnuu n;i nm i: mi tnun :ut :it in iti i mi: lull ii h it u il i i u j . m, n i t I n i m 1 1 u u uj
VERY FINE PIN
handle. Satin striped lining,
$8.50 and $9.00
BLACK PATENT LEATHER
$5.50, $8.50 and $13.50.
GENUINE PIN SEAL ENVELOPE
PURSES These handsome new
purses are beautifully lined with
Moire silk. Compartments contain
ing bill and change purse; also
memorandum with silver pencil,
mirror and fragrant perfumed
beauty leaves. Strap handle and sil
ver clasp price $8.75
Roomy Moire Silk Hand Bags,
trimmed with a silk tassel. Some of
these bags have two compartments
and mirror, while others have a
riveted change purse, and mirror.
Handsomely lined with fancy silks.
Price $4.00 and $5.00.
AT RIGHFORD PLANT
Loss of Between S50.000 and
$75,000 Fire Walls Save
Rlchford March 4. A loss of botween
$50,000 and $75,000 was sustained to-night
when Are destroyed the veneer mill of the
Rlchford Manufacturing company. Tho
origin of the blazo is not known.
It was discovered at 7:30, when the rear
wall of the building was ablaze. Tho
building Is between the main factory and
the machine shop, with a big flro wall on
either side, and for that reason tho Uames
were confined to the ono structure.
About 75 men were employed In tho
NUMBER OF LICENSE
TOWNS IS DOUBLED
FOR PROUTY DEATH
Ex-Gov.'s Widow and Chauffeur
Sue Grand Trunk as Result
of Crossing Accident
Montpeller, March 5. Revision to
night of tho votes cast in town and
city elections in Vermont yesterday on Tho papers wero served by Marshal A.
me license question snowed mat tho i '. unrponior oi uninieooro, wno io
Montpeller, March 5. Threo suits
amounting to $337,000 havo been brought
under tho laws of Dominion of Canada
against the Grand Trunk railway and
are roturnablo at tho May term of United
States district court, which will be held
These are the result of the death of
fx-Gov. C. H. Prouty at Ascot, Canada,
August 19, 1918. Tho Jlrst BUit amounts
to $3iX,f00 brought by Harrletta Prouty,
widow of tho deceased governor; the sec
ond suit by J. W. Blay, who was chauf
feur for Mr. Prouty, the suit amounting
to $30,0(10; whllo the third suit Is by Mrs.
Prouty to recover damages done to the
automobile in which Mr. Prouty waa
riding at tho tlmo of the accident. Tho
machine was demolished. This amounts
number of communities voting for It
cenao waa more, than doubled over
. I. . 1 . w
liostou. Mnrch 5.
To-dny's Chamber of Commerce quota
tions, the price ot commission merchants
to dealers, folio. vi
liUTTHR Creamery extras B7cj creamery
Arsis 64O60n; creamery seconds MWMo;
dairy butter 4010 life; ladles 8840c; reno
vated butter 414j4i!c.
ROXDUIIY VOTES "YES."
Montpeller, March 4. Roxbury
voted "ye" ut to-day's election,
Grapefruit, F or da 3!X
Nuts, mixed 30.4O
Oranges, California, doz -25
Walnuts, lb .45
Bran, cwt 2M
Corn, cracked, cwt HR
Feed, gluten, cwt .H'iK
Feed, gluten, ton S?-?9
Flour, bread !'55
Hay, baled, cwt "'fiZS
Hay. loone, ton $253$27
Meal cottonseed, cwt .H'iS
.''J,'?.1!, ttonseed, ton 5?S
Middlings, cwt, ' '2-60
Oats, bushel .80
Provender No. 1. cwt 2-!K)
White Middlings -jg
Btraw, baled, cwt.
day served a copy upon tho secretary of
state, tho defendant being a fbrelgn cor-
Twcnty-throo cities , poratlon. Marshal Carpenter also at-
and towns sent In returns showing Inched property at Island Pond to cover
that they had favored a license policy, the damages. Tho papers wero from tho
as against 11 last year. oillce of Farman & Prouty of Newport.
Changes from no llcenso to llcenso , They set forth that the Grand Trunk
wore mado In Burlington, Montpeilor, was nogllgent because tho boll
St. Albans city. St. Johnsburv. North-1 mwritnl at tho grade croaslnc at Ascot
neiu, ttoxuury, Hit. Tabor, Honson, Hub- was out of repair and therefore did not " 1 . "iroe per cenu or ua
LITTLE INTEREST IN
C. Shurtleff Mayor City
Goes Wet by a Small
Montpeller, March 4. Tho annual city
meeting In Montpeller took placo to-day
with as little Interest shown In the moot
ing has been seen In many years.
Tho result of tho election was tha selec
tion of the following ofllcers for tho com
ing year: Mayor, H. C. Shurtleff, an at
torney and United States commissioner,
who was alderman of ward three last
year; aldermen, Waldo H. Farrar, real
estate dealer aand Interested In the lum
ber business; R. C. Bowers, whole
sale granite dealer; Harris Yett.
a merchant; L. A. Kclty, news
paper correspondent; W. B. Stratton,
employed by tho National Life Insurance
company; the sixth member of the city
council retains his seat and Is a machin
ist; school commissioners, C. E. Moulton,
R. F. Bliss nnd Ira Richardson; city clerk.
T. R. Merrill; city sheriff, L. R. Pollard;
constablo, C. H. Reagan; and Robert
Johnson; lister, W. B. Turney; auditors,
M. K. Smlllo, I,. H. Blxby, F. R. Pitkin;
grand Juror, John 11. Stone; commissioner
of Green Mount ccmotory, G, L. Blanch
ard; park commission. II. M. Cutlor. Tha
remainder of the city oillcers are elected
by the city council.
The city voted $4,000 to help Hcaton hon-
bardton, Danby, Hlghgate. Swnnton
Hartford and Wnrdsboro.
Places which continued their llcenso
policy from laBt year woro Rutland.
Harre, Bennington, West Rutland, Cas-
tleton, Fair Havon, Colchester, nnd
Shelburne. No changes from llcenso
to no license wero reported.
ring when tho automobile In which Mr,
Prouty was riding approached tho cross
ing. The papers set forth that tho chauf
feur, knowing of tho crossing, stopped
his inachino somo 23 feet from It
nnd that they both listened for tho
bell, but not hearing it and not hoarlng
any approaching train they proceeded
onto tho crossing, with the result that
Mr. Prouty was killed and Mr. Blay
Tho accident Is well recalled becauso
of tho wide publicity which occurred at
tax for band concerts and tho district
nurse; $1,000 for permanent highway work;
exempted Bryco & Deluc Manufacturing
companies from taxation.
Tha llcenso question, yes 374, no 3(3,
druggist yeB 373. no 262.
Is Fornmlly Introduced to Woodroiv the tlmo last summer.
Philadelphia, March 4. President Wil
son arrived In this city nt 5:15 o'clock
this afternoon for a brief visit to his
daughter, Mrs. Francis B. Sayre and his
now grandson, Woodrow Wilson Sayro.
The President, accompanied by Mrs. Wil
son was driven from tho station In nu
This crossing Is known as a rather
blind ono and for that reason. It Is
claimed, the chauffeur took mora than
usual precaution to avoid accident.
F. reforest Baker Dies
Whlto .Iver Junction, March 4. F,
Do Forest linker, for 13 years a resident
automobile, a distance of six blocks to und widely known na a livestock and
Jefferson hospital, wheru his dnughter Is dairy cattlo buyer and dealer, died this
a patient. The strcvx through which ho afternoon following a protractod Illness
passed were lined by cheering crowds. from general debility. He waa 67 years
Every precaution had been taken to ' of ago and came to Whlto River Juno
safeguard tho President and ropes wero tlon from Merlden, N, H, He is survived
etratched to prevent the crowds from hy his wife, a son, and a daughter. Tho
overflowing into the streets and impeding funeral will he held Thursday afternoon
the passage of the automobiles currying from his HlghlnrfJ Park homo and tho
him and his attendants. Interment will be In Merlden.
BRISTOL IIEBGE1ES MAYOR
Ilrpubllcnn Him S17 Vote, 8. I). Miner,
Democrat, lis Vote Xo License
Vergonnes, March 4. Wnyland S.
Bristol, republican, defeated S. D. Miner,
democrat, In tho mayoralty contest, hav
ing 217 votes as against tho latter's 112.
A number of women votod.
The city voted on tho llcenso question:
Yes 172; no 1S9; fifth class, yes 213; no
WHEAT BItilj SIONED
Washington, March 4, President Wilson
to-day slgnod tho wheat guarantee bill,
carrying nn appropriation of $1,000,000,000
to maintain tho guaranteed price of $2.20
yes 44; fifth class,
voto Tuesday wns NoJRj
lass, no 110, yes 22.