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VOL. VC. NEW SERIES VOL. LXVTI.
BURLINGTON. VER T. THURSDAY. AUGUST 26, 1920.
N UMBER 9
OR THE ANTIS
sliminary Attempt to Prevent
5cc. Colby from Proclnimins
the Suffrage Amendment Law
frustrated by Court
'ashlncton. Aug. 25 Antl-auffrnga
ies rc-ilvcd another SPt-enois ro.
wlipn Justice Plddons of the Dig
it of Columbia Supremo Court ie-
lort 'n Issue n "Rhnw cause" nrdr
Linrt Secrptnrv Colby prellminars
Ithe Ifjnnn? of .111 Injunction to re-
i!n tha nffloln! from proclaiming
10th amendment 11 law of the bind.
ordnr would hrv renulred Ml'.
Ibv to show chune why the Injunr-
shoul'' not be hinted, Thp action
brought bv Charles S. Fa I roll I Ms,
official of h Amficnn Const Itit-
lial Lcngnic on behalf of himself and
n further effort would be m:i1e to
Ivort thn issuance of thn proclnmn-
i, Alfred D Smith, attorney for
lho official certification of Trn-
loie a ra' fle.it'.nii or the nm-nd-
I't was oxpci-d to arrli'o from
h llle some hue t" r.lcht and Voc-
?.ry Colby Indicator, that ho would
I'p the proclanv!on ns wnr. - he n
lelvcu Governor Jtobort.'.- crtlf'cr.-
fin cnmosJsn C'f thft antl-miffraire
M would r.rv, ha -l'l rcte3 at an oftort
e'otdin early action !n the United
!tes Supreme Court on the fitie'tlon of
vallri ty of thn Tennessee ratl'loatlon
Smith antiour.rod lie said that he
ild n3k , forcai orde- of dismissal
n JustiC" r-lddcrm In order that he
ht appns! to the Pistrlc of Coiumb'.a
rt of Appeals at on-e v'.lh a re'.ueT.
the case he. co.t'llc.l directly to tnc
al Supreme Court and pel for early
action of Justice f.lddons to-day
added in a measure that of Justice
lev of the same court last month,
.nt thrt Justice Bailey granted a
o' cause order ncninsi ncureiaiy
y In a similar bill tiled by the same
miffs, but after hearing declined to
n the Injunction asked on grounds
ack of jurisdiction and Insufficient
wine. In dlsmisslnc the tilll to-uay
lice Slddons said that he did not wish
review Justice Ilailey's action In a
liar case and that to Issue the show
sn order would be an "unwarranted
rference with a purely ministerial
on of the secretary of state.
tr. Smith s,Ud that ho si ill hoped to
ain a decision before the November
tlons. If, however, tho appeal should
carried throunh the district of
umbla court of appeals to the Sli
me Court it could not be arcued
11 after Hip regular meetlnc of the
rt In October with little likelihood
t a decision would be reached be-
U election day, November 2. In that
nt It was pointed out the women of
country would he lecally entitled
vote with thp result that should the
retne Court later decide, apainst tho
allty of the Tennessee ratification
valid'ty of the entire national elec
would be In question.
he ant) suffrnne forces ni e also
llencine the lcpallly of ratification
Missouri, 'U est Virclnln, and Ohio.
kNZI MAY PAY f0
CENTS ON THE DOLLAR
listen. Auc. 21. A payment of less
In SO cents on thp dollar to the ei editors
ICharles Ponr.l's quick-rich scheme If
rial estimates of bis llhallties are cor-
was indicated by his statement of
ets at the receivers' heariiiK to-day.
Issurlnpr the federal rccolvers that he
disclosed nil lie know, I'onzl told of
lets which Robert O. DodRe, counsel
the receivers declared were not worth
hwhere near JS,WI,0I1. The otflclal
Imate of his liabilities, made ufler
audit of his accounts, stands at $7,-
lion. Ponzi said he IhouKht this wns In
-it. He claimed that he was solvent
had nearly four mllllo'ns of assets to
k his liabilities, which he set at three
LYS CANDY HAS NOT
LKEN PLACE OF ALCOHOL
I'ashlnKton, Auk. 24. Candy has not
len the place of alcohol for men who
nerly IndulRed In beverages now under
prohibition ban, according to "Walter
1uk1io3, secretary of the National
a letter to the state department
Itlve to the comlnR session of the ln-
lifitlonal Congress npalnst Alcohollem,
IIUKhes to-day placed the confection
Industry as fifth anions those bene-
hy prohibition. Savings hanks, the
drink industry, ice cream makern
moving ploturs theatres. In that
er, had drawn creator proportionate
IlllB out of the dry edict than the
Idy trade, hn said.
rile theory that men addicted to the
of alcohol havo become- caudy-eatern
to the advent of pioh'liitlon Is based
rely upon wront; premises nnd Is not
leal," he wrote. "More candy Is being
Isiimcd because the people havo more
lioy to spend not alone for candy, but
e.verythlnpr else that they want that
Is to their comfort or plafiure."
NEW STAR DISCOVRRKD
Hck Observatory. Calif., Am. 21. A
star In the constellation Cysnus, ro
ked yesterday through llnrvanl Obser
-iry as of tho third magnitude, last
lit was of two and ono-fourth mac-
lido, according to observations at Llcl;
lervatory. reported by Dr. W. W,
riphell, director, "its position is right
e.nBion 20 hours, decllnutlon 13 de
," Dr. Campbell aid, "It may he
i anoui ten ooKrees northwest of
Iha Cygnl. Our observations show It
liavo bright bands with absorption on
vlolot edges characteristic of new
rs In this stage of development."
Y. FIRE DEPT. NOW
lew York, Aug. 2."i.-Tho picturesque
lop of flro horses lo fires in Manhattan
ime a memory to-day, with tho com
ic motorization of the fire department.
last horso-drawn apparatus formally
Ised nut of existence and special cero-
nles were held at flro heailquarterB to
k the event
lon't he resigned lo high prices! Care-
ly watch tho ads and you will find
Ire you can buv suit or Mouse at a
pries, Somo merchant Is telling yuu
ytlonul v.'uuos in to-day a-Ada.
GOV. COX PROMISES
Says He Will Convict G. 0. P.
Leaders of a Plot to "Buy the
Presidency of the United
Kvnnsvllle, Intl., Aug. 25. Evidence
of "n deliberate conspiracy to liny the
presidency" wan promised to-day hy
Governor Cox Iji addresses rallying
southern Indiana democracy. Amplify
ing: his charges- that an enormous Ite
puhllran campaign fund wan being
raised. the Democratic presidential
eandldnto dechtiod that In his aldre.ss
to-morrow night at Pittsburg he would
pioituco evidence "regarding the Re
publican Icadem that convicts every
niothor'o son of llioin."
"When tho size, of the campaign fund
is- understood," he sulci, "the aeiislbllltloa
of the p.'ophj will bo staggered. You I
know v.-nit I my enlarges have been. You
know what reply Chairman Hayes of.
the Republican national committee and
hie associates have Riven. I asli you
only to wait until to-morrow night u'ld
1 Ill proddco evidence that convicts
pvry mothvr'B son of tlipm ovldenco
of a dPllbirnts plot that has boon ear--!eJ
Into .very county of Aniorica In
',,nt; of cnnr.plricy to buy tho pre.M
donev of the United Slates. Rut It can't
be done." '
Governor Cos's declaration was mad
late to-de.y at I'rinctnn, Ind., and re
iterate.! apaln heie io-tilRht. It was
cheered by aud'enc.cs of thousands of
person In u tumultuous day of cam
paigning. Ptefacln? hi new promise to erpose
Ilptlbli'.'4!; flnanoe.: Gcverr.or Cox stat
ln? that be was not tha "apostle of dis
aster." aJdlng: "but I am hc:e to leave
in your mlrds the most firm and lflp
r.mteo: e up'"e.s?lon that J can that the most
drin,rerous symptom that has been mani
fested In America hi the last fifty years
l the attempt of the scnotmlal oligarchy
to reach out and take possession of ur
government." Republican campaign finan
cing, he said, was quite as dangerous.
FI.AYS "SKNATORIAL OLIGARCHY"
Tho "Senatorial oligarchy" was flayed
unsparingly hy Governor Cox also for its
opposition to the League of Nations and ho
reiterated charges that It had selected
the Republican nominee dictated a mean
ingless platform and it wns trying to an
nex the presidency.
A large audience nt Princeton Includ
ing large delegations from several near
by counties ovrillowed the Gibson county
fair grounds amphlthcatte, estimated 'to
hold about n.OAO persons. Another huge
audience applauded him to-night at the
Soldiers' anil Sailors' Mcnwlnl hall heie.
Parades at both cltle., a luncheon and
a banquet, Informal receptions and hand
shaking galore kept the Govprnor hnsy
until bis train left to-night for the long
Jump to Pittsburg. Many Indiana Demo
cratic candidates spent the day with tho
Governor and he urged their election.
The league again was prominent In the
Governor's address. He denounced the
allegrd proposal of Senator Harding, his
Republican opponent, for .eparnte peace
with Germany a.s "monstrous and un
thinkable," and urged the league to "keep
faith with our American soldiers and
FAVORS SOMF. RFSr.RVATTONS
Governor Cov also amplified his views
on league reservations. The Democratic
platform, he said, dors not "assume an
"We will accept any irrservatlons) -that
will work to the cause of world peace,"
he said, "but we will reject any that will
wntk harm or Injury to the cause of
Governor Cox declnred for conditional
entrance into the league of Germany,
Russia and Turkey.
'When It is properly perfected," he
said, "I favor the admission of Ger
many. I favor the admission of Russia,
when both countries have established an
orderly government; I favor the admis
sion of even Turkey after she has had a
thoroughly sanitary, overgoing. In other
words, we want to make not only the
civilization of the world a better civili
zation than It was yesterday, but wo want
to tie together every government lately
enemies binding the civilization of the
world Into an agreement to make, war
practically impossible In the future."
The league, Governor Cox declared,
already Is at work and functioning.
"We and Germany, Russia. Turkey.
Mexico and Henry Cabot Lodge only aie
standing outside," he said.
DKN'OUNClC G. O. P. PLATFORM
The Republican platform, the candidate
continued, "In u piece of deliberate bad
faith, hypocrisy, trickery and Insincer
ity," and so framed, ho charged, to keep
Scmtors Johnson of California and Borah
of Idaho from forming a third party, He
svild that the Lodge reservations had been
dropped since the Chlcni,-o convention and
that the Republicans also had stopped
de-larlnj that ho vould hot be allowed to
evado e olear statement of his position
on the league.
Governor Cox denied that America's
entrance into the league would cause
war nnd, stating that he understood that
about 10.cv Americans now nre overseas.
The Governor promised that "not one of
your -boys will lenvo ur shores without
your consent," expressed through Con
gress. Disarmament under the league means
stopping the carrying of "International
concealed weapon," Governor Cox de
clared. "If tho league does nothing Pise It will
bo worth while," he said. "After dis
cussing the oblectlons and criticism;!
mado by the senatorial oligarchy to tho
league, I nsk you how did thoy conm Into
possession of a copy of the treaty of
praA? They procurod It, that Is, the."
have been charged with it mid they have
nover even attempted to deny that they
procured it from German handw In
SOFT COAL PRODUCTION
REACHES 1920 PEAK
AVashlnglon, Aug. 24, Tho production of
bllumlnnurt coal reached Its 1320 peak
during tho week ended August 14, when
thn miners turned nut 11,72S,000 net tor.s.
The geological survey, In making this
announcement to-dny, mado public figures
showing that thn production of bituminous
coal since Jnnuary 1 has been 314,877,000
tons, 4S,2:,nlnno tons greater than tho 1910
production for (he corresponding period.
Tho Increased production for the week
of August 14 was nfcrlbed In part to tho
accumulatlnn of empty coal cars during
trio strike In tho Illinois and Indiana
Document on Way to Washing
ton V o t e s for American
Women May Be Proclaimed
To-day or To-morrow
Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 24, Certification
"f Tennessee's ratification of the federal
suffrage aiuiindmont was en route by mall I
to-nlitht to U nshlngton. On Its i elit
there by Secretary of State Colby Into
to-morrow or Thursday suffrage advo
cates expect Issuance of tho formal proc
lamation making the nmendnient a pint
of the organic, law of tiv land and plac
ing 22.C0o.fiO0 American women on an
euunllty with me'i nt the ballot box.
Govoruor Roberts pl.T-cd the rcrtltirn
tiot) In the mall tn-dav after lecelvhig
from Htato Attoniey-Gotiei al Thnmtwon
inn opinion that a writ of certiorari and
supet - kedoiis Issued Inst night by Chief
.luslI''e.icnsdon of the Tennessee Supremo
Court In effci)1. sot itslde .n ordor t'm-
pornrlly i entraining the Governor from
taking such action. Tho injunction was
obtained Inst Saturday by citlzona of
Nashville opposed to suffrage on the plea
that U' tion on the amendment by the
ptesont I.ejtisl Uiire was In violation of
tho Statu Constitution and Illegal In other
issuance of the writ and the Governor's
certification may transfer to Wcahlngton
the bat'Ic over legality o" ratification,
nnll-suffrapc loaders declaring tho Anieti
citi Conii'.ltut'.nnal Let gun was prepared
to apply to tho District of Columbia
.'-jprcino Cunt for an orde-.' lestralnlng
""(rotary Colby lioni Issuing the proc
.".matio'i. ."?o far as court action In Ten-li'-'see
!s (.oncetned tho only thing In
prospect for the suffrage opponents Is
to K."iuost tho Supremo Court to rescind
the Individual action of Justice linsden.
The court meet.s In ICnoxvlllc September
20. Just what effect a refusal of tho
court to uphold Justice Lansdon's course
would havo on tho general situation no
one was prepared to say.
Announcement early to-day thnt Justice
Lansden had istued the writ followed an
hour later by the statement that tho
Governor had malle the certification wns
a bombshell in the camp of the nntl
.uffrage forcs and an agreeable sur
prise to the stuff m gists. There had neon
no intimation such a course was planned
nnd a small circle of the suffrage lead
cis had kept the secret well.
VERMONT WELLESLY CLUB
MEETS AT RUTLAND
Rutland, Aug. 2.. The Wellesley cluh
of Vermont held a business meeting and
luncheon to-day at Otter Creek Tea
Rooms In this city. Mrs. Levi I'. Smith
hf Hurllngton, the president, presided.
Covers were laid for J3 at the luncheon.
The club's inomhersliln Is .".0 out of 60
eligible?. Theie n discussion to-day
of college affairs and needs and the op
portunities of rendering help when the
Institution makes a dilve for funds next
vear Miss Madeline Cassldy of this city,
an undergraduate. cavP n talk on current
pn"nlr.s at Wellesley, describing now huild-lnc-.,
new policies and other things.
Aside from Rutland women and the
president, those who attended were Miss
F.llnnr Hlgbee of Proctor, Miss Esther
Wells of Cabot. Mrs. K. M. f'rnne of
llardwlck. Mrs. W. J. Rallnu of Chester,
Miss Matilda Colliding of Northfield,
Mass., formerly of Wilmington.
AGAN AT BRISTOL
Speaks llefnre Severnl lliindrril People
nt Holly Hall
Bristol, Aug. 2.". Several hundred peoplo
from Bristol and surrounding towns at
tended tho rally held at Holly hall this
evening at which F. W. Agnn and H. L.
SKeels of Ludlow were the principal
speakers, The speakers were lnttoduced
by W A Beebe of this town who also
officiated at the rally held, a short tlmo
ago, at which Messrs. Babbitt, Km pry and
Hnrtness spoke. A feature ot the meet
lugs was tho welcome given to tho women
voters, many of whom were present and
listened with attention. Both tho chair
man and Agan urged I'lem to study pub
lic problems and to do their duty as citi
Mr. Agan declared thnt there was moro
rum circulating about A'ermont now than
under tho local option law and said that
the cause of true temperance had been
set hack 2'. jears by federal prohibition.
i.otn Asau and Skeel.- will sneak In Bur-
linKloii on Thursday evening.
All Memhein of Carpenter Family Come
Together at Fletcher
Fletcher. Aug. 21.-A reunion of tho
Carpenter family was held at tho home
of Gluey Carpenter last Thursday with
nil of the seven brothers and sisters of
Iho family attending. Those p!oent were:
Mr. and Mrs. Olncy S. Carpentnr nnd
children, Krrol, Reba Cerol, Wendell.
AA'esloy and Kenneth; Jesse S. Carpenter
nnd chl'dren, Clara, Fred and Doris of
Morrlsvllle, Allen B. Carpenter, Mr nnd
Mrs. F. N. Irish nnd children. Allen.
Wales, Theiina and Paul, Mr. and Mrs.
R. I, Strong nnd Raymond nnd Allen
Cnriienter and Mr, and Mrs. H. L. Parker,
nli of Wet;tfotd; Oliver G. Carpenter and
daughters, Gles and Ruby, of Fsnex.
KHa M. Carpenter of Boston, Mass,, and
Mr. nnd Mrs. Sidney II. Leach of Cam
bridge and grundaon, Kenneth Drlscoll
RUTLAND IS 14,954
AA'aahlngton, Aug, 20. To-day's census
bureau announcement follows:
Rutland, A't 11,051, Increase 1.40S, or 10.1
Santa Fe, N. M 7.230; Increase 2,101, or
42.7 per cent.
Mnrllnsborg, AV, A'a 12,515, Increase
1,817, or 17.0 per cent.
ESCAPING GAS KILLS
ANIMALS AND VEGETATION
Medfnrd, .Mass., Aug. Si. Thn Welling
ton district to-day was like a Mar-zone
town that ho undergone a gas attack.
Rome of the residents wore 111, poultry,
rabbits, rats and dogs lay dead where
they had fnllen and gardens were laid
wnRte by the blight, A flood of gas
which escaped from an ncld manufactur
ing plant during the night had overrun
the district. Olllrlsls 'of Ihe plant Mild
a bioakdown of machinery allowed tho
U. S. Wants Statement Made to
tne World That New Republic
Docs Not Covet Russian Ter
ritory AVnshlngtori, Auc. 2.". Poland has been
formally Mpiipstpd hy the I'nltcd .States
government ti issue tn the world a doc-
laratlnn of her Intention to abstain from
any territorial aggression tiguinst Rus
sia. Formal aunoiiiicenient that a communi
cation embodying such a request hail been
forwaided to the Wnrsaw government
wns made to-day by tho stato department
in the following statement:
It wns admitted nt the stale department
to-day that a communication had been
'sent to the Polish government on August
31, expressing the hope that Iho Polish
government "would find It agreeahle to
Issue a declatatlnti of Its intention to
abstain from any territorial aggression
ng.ilnst Rursla and slating its purpose to
reiTiritn within tho boundaries indicated hy
the pence conference, pending an agree
ment as to itr eastern frontier."
That representations of some sort had
benn marlo to Poland regarding the con
tinuation of her counter stroke against
tho soviet forces beyond her natural fron
tiers was made known by officials early In
tho week. At that time, however, officials
declined to say whether a formal com
munication had been despatched.
State department officials added to
the formal announcement the state
ment that Informal assurances had
been received from the Polish govern
ment that tho wishes of the American
government as expressed both In the
recent note to the Italian ambassador
nnd In the communication of last
Saturday would be respected. The
American govcrnmont It wns stated,
had been assured that thn Polish
armies In their "victorious counter of
fensive against the soviet government
would not attempt to convert the
operations Into an aggressive warfare
Polish troops on some parts of the
Holshevlk front already havo crossed
the line laid down as Poland's frwntier
by the supreme council but offlclnls.
when their attention was called to this
fact, intimated that it was not the pur
pose of the I'nlted States to check the
uperatiomt of the Polish army so long
an they were of a defensive character.
Rather. It was said, tho communication
wns dictated by the desire to prevent
Poland from putting herself by ag
gressive warfare in a position where
sho might be criticized for obvious en
croachment upon Russian territory, 't
Is expected by offiolnls that once 'he
RuHsInn army is put to rout deelslvol.x
Poland will prove her good faith by
a withdrawal to the line tentatively
fixed hy the Supreme Council,
AUTO MiSHAPS 1011
Fifteen neimliliiR: Secretary of
firing: Total Up to High
Montpeller, Aug. 19. The 1011th auto
mobile nccldent report has reached the
secretary of State's office, some li hav
ing como to the office this mnrnltm. The
accidents Included AA'. Drew Vnrney,
who reported that while driving the
Massachusetts Bible society enr In St.
Albans another machine ran Into hlni
because the driver of the other car, be
sald, did not fo'Iow the "right of road"
law. N. D. Phelps of Barre mndo two 0 their sou. Philip. Migs Hazel O'Cciu
reports, one being that Battlste Pnsseranl ( P nr nephew, Jack Del'rles, of Now
ran Into his truck and another that Rnv
Abbott ran Into tho truck. Tho latter
time the truck was standing still, the
Abbott car backing Into It
MAYOR OF CORK GOT
Cork, Auk "0. The court martial
which recently tried Terence Mac
Siveney, lord mayor of Cork, on a
charge of having under his control the
secret police cipher and sedition, sen
tenced him to two yeans Imprisonment.
Tho trial of Mr. MacSweney was con
ducted under the defence ot the realm
act. AVhon arreBted ho Immediately
went on a hunger strike. On Tuesday ho
was deported to Kngland aboard a tor
pedo boat destroyer and arrived in Lon
don AVodncsdny under a heavy military
escort. Ho was still on a hunger
strike nnd wnsf looklnir ill when ho
REGISTERS AS VOTER
Boston, Aug, 20. Alls Annie Stone, nt
the ngo of 101, does not Intend to allow
j the new day for women to pnss with.
out having her &ny. Rogl.sttH.rs of voters
to-tluy entered on tho city's voting list
the name of Miss Stone, the contennrlnn,
having hnstened to make newel r eligible
to vote with receipt of word of the action
on suffrage In Tennessee.
At the Homo for Aged Men and Women,
where she Is an Inmate, Miss Stone ex
pressed a lively Interest tn the national
campaign. She Is In good health and up
to throe years ago wns active as a writer
of poems nnd prose. PhyslCKllv sho snvs.
she has suffered little Impairment, nnd
sho walks up and down st.(rs, illsdnlnlng
the uso of an elevator. Mie was born In
BRIG. GEN. EDWARDS
Boston, Aug. 21 Orders assigning
Brigadier-General Clarence R. Kdwards.
commanding the Department of ti,
Northeast, to command of t,0 ,,,.rnmi
brigade, first army division, at Camp Dlx,
N. J.. were received yesterday. He is ex
pected to report for Ills new duties about
September 1. The oruers relieving hm
from the departmental command follow
a reorganization of the army system, hy
which an armv corps organization is
created, with Major-Genernl David f.
Shanks In rnmniand In this secilon.
Governor Coolldge In a formal state
incut icgietled Geneinl Fcluard' do
purlure. After refeirlng to his command
of the 26th Division, tho governor said:
"As a soldier and a citizen he hns en
deareel himself to nil who have como In
contact with him," '"n'l that. Gen
ernl Kdwnrds having established H home
In n suburb or i'.m. . umu reel thnt
when b exeicUed tho privilege t reiu
ho would be welcomed as a fellow citizen
of thi State.
The engagement hns been announced of ,,v Mn lkni Arche Cralg.-The icgular
Attorney n aynn C, Hosworth of Middle-, me(!tln of th Mlddlehury Oranne ill
hury and Miss Mnrguer te Dyer, daughterly ,lnW ,n hB , 1P nvcr b,nr); fm
. .'eJ1::"; m"' ?,rs.- Krnnk C yer of: I'-Hdny evening and after the regular
, II'i''".v- "oth ..ro graduates o ' ,, ,slnn tno following program
.Hiuiiicnuiy uonrgo nnn are very won
and favorably known in this community.
Mr. and Mrs. Archie J. Cook Iihvo re-
turned from Whltlnc after a brief slay.
In thrt vicinity.-Mrs. A. D. AVllght and
daughter, Miss Kvelyn AVrlght, have
genu to West Rutland for u visit with,
Mrs. Wright's sister, Ml H. William AV. 1
Sessions -1. rank L. h'asln.nn, who hns m)rt BKr,CMllurM products and less on
jeei. making a two weeks' visit with his borso racing," affirmative E. C. Ryder and
daughters, Mrs. Krnest Sargent of Xow;K. .,. Hubbard, negative A. J. Hlarkmor
Haven and Mrs. Moyd Keese of Middle- H K Hr.,pion!, ; mUsr. Rem, Dumas;
Wm. T n,," bUf,(,t'"':ilnj discussion, "Farm Klres-Thelr Causes
oec.ste . Mas, -The Misses Josephine. I ,W t Prevnnt Tll .. . M, n.lln.
and Amelle Crtnret of Shcrhrook. P. Q.. . ,s r ,, Mack-.Mr. and
urn In town for visit of three or four, MrB. ,.,.,, c. perrlval of New York
weeks with frlends -M Iss Ruth Payne, rlu. nro vNltt1K nt tllc honlc ot .Mr.
ni.:, it-mi ii.'m irttiu unupori, wncre sue
has been spending sumo time nt the home
of her parents. Mr. and 'Mrs. H. li.
Payne. Miss Hllza K. Sessions of Mast
Middlebury, solicitor for the Kurn Hnttln
Homes at Westminster and Snxtnns River,
has gone In Harcmont Junction, N. II.,
for n camping tilp of several we"ks
with a number of friends Miss Carilo
Scott, for several voars n teacher In grade
th -co of the Middlebury graded school,
who resigned her position here, has ac
cepted a position in grade five in Hnrt-
ford, Conn. James
j. v.nev, inin was
ecet dlrchH.ged f,om the. U. S. navy, r;oRlnnl B danl WpybrI(ll.p M1.oet.
and vho has been In town for the past MomlllJ, market uay, (,Kca bl,)UKht -5
Z l Irl To ' " A ' '" o" l,arn"1''; Mr-I"ts, dairy butter o.". cents and creamery
ml Mrs. ll'cyf ney on Seymour street, , , relts,rKC Pottf,r rif Provl.
imr. rwim hi t ' LI I 1 1 t I I I I ( WIlL'ie II fi
has seemed a position. Miss Clara L.
Barimm of New Haven, Conn., Is visit
ing her brother, the Rev. S II. Rnrnuin,
at his home In AA'e bridge. Mr. anil Mrs.
Robert S. Little, who havo been visiting
at the home of his sister, Mrs. S. II. Bnr
ntim, In Weybrldge, have returned to
their home In Sbelton, Conn., after a
week's stay. Leslie Morse of Randolph
la n,t ,1 t.l.rt rt, ..lnl . 1. I ........ .1
'" "'-" '" "'
Dr. K. AV. Landnn, who has been In town
for the past two weeks on a lslt to1
relatives and old-time friends, has re-1
turned to his homo In Stamford, Conn. j
Mrs. Oscar H. Cushmnn has returned
from St. Louis, Mo., wheie, she has been
on a several weeks' visit at tho home of ,
her slstor, Mrs. Ruff. Mrs. Dllznbeth
Schoflelcl of Lewlston, N. A"., Is visiting'
at the home of her sister, Mrs. Lucy
I'rnne. Amos Wilson of AVorcester,
Mass., Is In town on a visit to his wlfo
on Xorth Pleasant street. Mr. and Mrs.
Heiman Ford have returned to their
home In Granville after a week's visit at
the homo of .Mr. and Mrs. George II.
Chaffee. Richard Ilalpln has gone to
Woicester, Mass., for n several weeka"
visit to relatives nnd friends. Mr. and
Mrs. James McGllnchev have returned
from Lowell, Mass., where they have been
Visiting relatives for the past two weeks.
--Mr. snJ Mrs. Frank N'eedham and Mrs,
Mary N'eedham have returned to AVhltlng
after a short visit with friends In town.
Mrs. Foster Whiting, who has been In
town on a visit at the home ot her sister,
Mrs. A. .t. Blackmer, hns returned to her
home In Burlington. Robert Shea of New
Bedford, Mass.. Is In town for a two
weeks' visit at the home of his mother.
Mrs Esther Shea, on High s.roet.-Mrs.
A. S. Harrlman, who bar, been spending
several weeks In Burlington nt the home
t ... .
of her daughter, Mrs. Alblan Parker, has
returned home. -Mrs. Jerry Trudeau has
returned from a ten days' visit with rela
tives In Boston and Sprlmcfield, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira II. LnFleur and two
daughters, the Mises Dolphlne and Ger-
trude, are In Hartford, Conn., on a vilt
A'ork city are In town on a visit to her
parents. .Mr. and Mrs. J. J. O'Connell at
the Sargent house, Prof, and Mis. Ray
mond McFarlnnd and children nnd Dr.
and Mrs. Howard L. Averlll and Mr. and
Mrs. F. W. Bacon, who have been spend
ing the past few weeks at lmioiiie
Beach, Me., have returned home, making
the trip by nutomobfle. Mrs Theodore
Wulls nnd two children of Staten Island,
N. A"., are In town on a visit at the homo
of hot- brother. John A. Fletcher, on
South street. William Slniondrf nnd fam
ily have. moved to the Calvi house on Semi
nary streot fiom the Seeley house on
Court street. Mrs. A. D. A'ittum and
daughter, Muriel, are on n visit with
relatives In Salem, Mass. Miss Edith
Alden of FIsliklll-oii-the-Hudsoii. N. A".,
Is at the Addison llouso on her nnnunl
vlnlt. Miss Delhi Sooloy ot Rutland Is
visiting at the homo of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Charles J. Seeley, on High
street. Dr. Samuel Sheldon has returned
from a week's stay In Montreal, At a
reoent meeting of the Middlebury village
fathers It was decided to. have a chlof of
pollen and James Barron was elected to
fill the place. Ho 1h n member of tho
hoard of village fathers nnd hns been
for seeral years a special policeman,
The Misses Harriet and Helen Mayo, who
have spent the past week t the home ot
tleoige 13, Abbey of Weybrldge street,
havo returned to their hoirio In Burling
ton. They weie accompanied there by
Mr. Abbey, who will spend s. few days In
tho city. William P. McHugh of Detroit.
Mich., is In town on a visit to relatives
und friends and l stopping at the S.ir
h'ent house. Fay Kvan.s, who has boen
on a ton days' vacation trip to Niagara
Falls, N. A'., has returned homo,
Tho grass-hoppers nro hopping around
In this section just now and as they
committed all Hie devastation In the hay
fields whllv they had time they nre now
fiercely attacking the grain Hcld. Thoy
i-eoip to have an esjieclal fondness for
o.Ub and will destroy field of oats while
apparently neglecting flclde of other kinds
of grain neat by. Robert Steele, who has
been at his old home hero for n few dnys,
returned on Sunday to Cnstleton, wheto hat to match. Mr. and Mrs. Dodge left
ho Is at present making his homo with for a wedding trip, after which they
a granddaughter. Mr. Steele wa In town will make their home In Springfield,
with a view to making at rnngenieuts for i They wcte the recipients of mnuy use
tho sale of his real estate hero. Miss I ful and costly presents from their many
Florence Ivddy has completed an engage-j fi lends, who wish them the best of suc
incnt of HPveinl weokH in Woybrldge and i ccsh In their new life. Prof, and Mrs.
has. returned to town. Sho will be foriAhhott have returned from a several
the present at tho Homo of her brother, weeks' stay In the Borkshlres. sir. anil
Arthur AV. Kddy, on Wojbrldge street, .Mrs. Ira II. LnFleur and two daughters,
AhlJ.ih Wlnsor and sister, Sirs. Alma Gertrude and Dnlphlne, hnvo returned
.Morris, of Fresno, Calif., ate making a
visit for a short time with relatives and
fliendu III this vUinlty.-Chaties A.
Ismail wcnl on Sunday to Turners Fall,
SIhss., to nlteiid the funeral of a cousin,
llotner Porter,. ji former resident of Slid
cllebury who loft this lown and State II
jours ago, Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Pot
ter nnd daughter, SIlss Julia Potter, have
returned to Fordhnm, N. A"., after a two
weeks' slay with relatives In town,
-Mr. nnd Mm. Henry R. Harrison
nnd three children of Logansporl, Ind.,
have come .Cast for a stay of several
weeks with the friends of long ago In
Mlddlehury and neighboring towns -Albert
Ons of St. .lohnsbury Is In town
"'' "w visit with in, brother.
,..,,, narlr1 sti,. rirnnrn ,.i,.,..
discussion, "Darning and Patching Does
It Pay?" Mrs. AV. 1C. Foster and Mrs.
A. J, Gaines; recitation, Miss Mary
Phelps; "Orange Insurance," A. AV. Foole
of Cornwall; "Resolved, Thai our county
fair would b moro successful If more
money was spent for premiums on stock
, clval's mother, Mrs. Nathan Decker, and
j other friends In town for two weeks.-The
' rnttlo shipment from this section Monday
consisted of four carloads of mixed stock
for the New York and Hoston markets.
Miss Heatrlce Dumas Is visiting friends
in Brandon for a few days. Miss Gladys
tlninoll, who hns been visiting Miss
Deatrlce Dumas for several days, has re
turned to Rutland. Miss Jessie Maisellls,
who recently underwent an operation for
tonsllitls. Is making a rapid recovery.
Krnncls Bedarcl of Chlcopee, Mass., Is
. ,i.,,. 1,1., ,.i
dence. R. I., who was arrested In Rlpton
' Saturday afternoon by County Fish and
. Game AVarden George H. Chaffee on an
j old charge of fishing without a license,
1 was brought to Middlebury nnd taken
1 before Judge Albert W. Dickens In mu
I nlclpal court. He pleafled guilty and was
fined $2.. and costs of SS.2.1, which he jviid.
About three years ago Potter was caught
fishing on land oTned by MliTdlehurj" Col-
lego by the caretaker
When asked If he
had a llcenso he answered no. Tile
county warden was at once notified and
wont to Ropton, but Potter eluded him
and the day following he took out a fish
ing license nnd went to Burlington, where
the warden found him. Potter promised
to come to Middlebury and settle tho
matter, hut went at once to Providence
and has not been seen since until Satur
day when he was found fishing with a
companion In Rlpton by the warden who
arrested him on the old charge. AVhen
found this year both men had licen
ses. Mr. and Mrs. William K. Gor
ham of New A'ork are in town on a
I visit nt the home of Mr. Gorhnm'e par
ents, Mr. nnd Mrs. L. .1. Gorham on
Weybrldge. street. The body of Miss Mar
garet McGoldrlck was brought hen- from
Fitchhurp, Mass., on the llyor Monday
evening, at which place she died on Sun
dny. The funeral was held at St.
Mary's Catholic Church Tuesday at
nine o'clock. Miss MrGoldrlck was for
many years a resident of this village,
but about a year ago she went to live
with her sister m l ltchburg. She Is sur
vived by a sister. Rebecca McGoldrlck.
who accompanied the body here. Dr.
A, D. Barter has returned to his home
In Rutlnnd after a short business stay In
I Imvn Mrs .Tnti.t Tc-n nn.l ..I.II.T-.n Wola
, rcturnw, from a tw0 ,veck1. vMt , rel
,,. . ,.,..,. ... ... ,,
ii. i .11111 iii.wnis in I I wy, II.
i Joseph Ash and his mother of Panton,
! who were motoring In a touring car, had
nn unusual accident Wednesday Aug. IS,
They were on Court street nnd nu Mr. Ash
started to talk to his mother, who was
In tho rear seat, ho lost control of his
car and it went into a tree near the
home of Dr. Howard L. Averlll. Both
were thrown off their seats, both being
badly bruised. Mr. Ash received a gash
on one of hl.s legs, but It is thought not
serious. The machine was badly damnge.d
The engine was knocked out of place and
the windshield nnd top were also damaged.
The car Imd to be taken to the garage
by another car. The large Pierce Arrow
touring car owned by Wllllnm II. Porter,
a banker of New A'ork city, nunibor plate
H.OiS, was In collision with another car
Tuesday afternoon of last week, four
miles from Salisbury village. Tho Porter
car wns bended toward Middlebury and Its
left forward wheel was smashed. None of
the occuivints of cither car was Injured.
The Porter car was towed to a garage
hero and the occupants wore brought to
town In another car. Tho other car was
able to go on with its own powor nnd the
number and person to whom it belonged
nre not lenown. They nre Now A'ork peo-
i pe also. The car wns slightly damaged.
The Porter family Is spending the summer
: ,ero at tholr summer residence In this
Anna Novak, the young daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. F.lnier Novak of Mill street,
while playing nt the children's playground
Tuesday morning had the misfortune to
break her left arm just nbovo the wrist.
She, with Gladys Foote, wns swinging
In one of the swings and they had been
warned hy the young girl's aunt. Miss
KlliMheth Novak, who has charge of the
playgrounds, not to stand and swljig.
They did not mind and in some way both
children were thrown out of tho swing
which resulted In the fractured arm. The
Foote girl escaped with only a few
brulse.s. Tho little Novak girl was takon
tn the office of Dr. S. S. Kddy where the
fractured bono wns est and Inter taken
to her home, Mrs. William Ilehert and
dnuRhtor, AVilmn, havo returned from
Springfield, where they went tn attend
the wedding of Mrs, Hebert's daughter,
Mnrlon, to AVnllaro Dodge of Barre,
which was performed on Saturday morn
ing nt nlnn o'clock at the parsonnge of
tho Universalis! Church hy tho Rev. Mr.
Parkhurst, .Miss A'lvlan Dodge, a sister
of tho groom, wns bridesmaid nud Arthur
Johnson was bestman. The bride .was
gowned In n black and whlto suit with
from an uuloniobllo trip to Hartford,
Conn., nnd tho seashore, After they
icnched llnrtford they were accompanied
by their son, Phillip I.aFirur. Thoy re
port a very plenant trip. Sirs. Kdward
Seoley has gone to Canton, N. A"., whom
sho Intends to make her future home,
Frank Bullock has returned from a ten
clays' vacation trip tn Boston nnd has
resumpd his duties as one of the city
mall carriers. P. Oliver Clay of- Cleve
land, Ohio, who has been In town for a
(Continued an pace 3)
i SUBSTITUTE FOR
Hardinp; Makes That Declaration
Addressing Two Blind Ar
Konnc Veterans in His Audi
ence at Marion
srarlon, Ohio, Aug. 25. At the close of
a speech hero to-day on manv issues f
the campaign Senator Harding tui''l
from his audience to two visiting sold'.- a,
both blinded In the Argnnne, and soler-n y
made a public pledge that "there nover
shall he a substitute for the Stars artl
Stripes they lnt beheld."
The personal touch, which brought a
momeiitniy hush over tho gathering a d
then was echoed In a roaring nvnian. a
of cheers, followed a broader promi te 'o
Hie world that In its efforts for In' r
nntlonal conrord America nover wo i 1
surrender Its nationality, and a stigg
Hon thnt It would be better "to cnlii i
waiting opportunities In friendly soil t
the new world than chaso n phantr i
amid tho envies and rivalries nt the old "
In the speecli the Republican nom . o
also asked for governmental and Individ
ual economy as the primary step in re
duce the cost ot living, declared ff.r a
policy of federal maintename of pti I'"
highways, and appealed to the new
women voteis not to segregate then -so!
vps In a new party based on sex pre
judice. The Demo '-ratio administrate ,
ho accused of "premeditated" neglect i
preparing for tho great war and of tard
iness In making provision for return to ;t
Departing from his prepared manuscrlot.
he also paid a tribute to Theodore Roose.
volt and declared his conviction t T
"Were he living, I would be speaking f r
him nt this moment ns jour candid it-1 t"C
SPHAKS ON GOV'T. F.CONOS1V
The greater part of tho speech, wl H
was delivered from the front porch t-i i
delegation frjtm AVyandot countv O o,
wn.s devoted to government eoonorn T t
Republican Congress. Senator II "-Ct -slid,
had saved nearly a billion l .lt i
hy parlnp down Democratic npi-op-ir
tlon proposals, and thus had appl. d '' i
one available remedy" toward a redU' fio i
In the cost of living. He sugcerod
would be difficult to suggest "an" par
ticular remedy" for living costs, but de
clared tho government at len.it ' '.hoc d
stop Its extravagance ns nn example to
Asserting thnt the administration nev -
rould explain why It did not prepsre f-c
tho war, tho candidate charged t'"it ,i -ministration
officials "Knew we could n t
escape involvement "
"That neglect was premeditate. 1." !
continued, "nnd tho American jno j
who are now forced to meet the ov -whelming
costs of that neglect hsve 1 i.
reason to hold the administration 'o a -
In pspousing "Pan American con-iiti-,
much dreampd about but so lift
realized." the nominee arsnrted tstj
"nobody hns a thought of Amcrk- t
n.1oofness." or of any failure o its'
full contribution to world prop-ops ".y
pointing Hp efforts toward ha wn-y
among the nations of this hem'spl-"
ho sold, the T'nlted States rould , -corns
pllsh pood In a field where tvde i is
tcrests and political aspirations nrci
Turning to the nupsrinn of lilghwrn1
maintenance. Senator Hardlnc s- id '5
wns "n criminal waste of puhpc fur it
to exi.et'd thousands of dolla-s per niltfl
on irinroved highways nnd ther alloi
them to tro to ruin before h-ilf tui
bonds issued to pay for them Vi-n
'come to maturity." He promised thai (
elected he v. ould ask Conrrres to m-s". i
a maintenance provision s. part of eveij
fcdcr.-il highway appropriation.
ADVICi; TO WOSIEN' A'OTEP.S
The admonition against a sopn-ntu
womnn's party came as a dlg-ess ri
from tho nominee's prepn-ed snce h
after he hrd expressed rrratlf 'catlcri
thnt women were to bo enfranchised
"AVhatever differences there tt v
have, been over the granting- o' t'ir
rlpht of suffrage to women." be s-
"thpre can be no question ns to thir
fitness, the'r cap.icitv. their pari-i-tlsm
and their ca""netnpss. I vo '
for the woman suffnire amendment n
the constitution. I hope. T mav never
regret it. There Is onlv'one thing- -Mist
could make mo rep-ret It and thnt
would he tn find the women of tt.'s
country segregating- themselves Into,
parties because of the prejudice of sx,
"A'ou women must come into thn
political parties nnd make them wv
they ought to be, If the are rot -1.
readv that, and don't you over Imacr'"
for a moment that politico Is a ".n'cldc
pool It Is the finest and most patrio
tic business In the United Sta'es of
America, Come on In, the water's
PLi:DGF. TO BLIND POLDIFRS
The two blind soldiers to whom
Senator Harding- directed his closing
words were Rimer Stevens and Joseph
Hulln, who had come with the AVvnn
dot delegation and had been seated.'
beside the senator as he talked
"They wero blinded under the flag, our
flag, In tho Argonne." said tho nomineo,
after he had turned attention to them.
"I want to publicly pledge to theni and
to their comrades who suffered ti.in.il -nient
tho republic's unfailing nnd grate
ful consideration. And I want ,.tn plodgo
them something more. I know what in
spired their heroism; they were fighting1
for America and American right" tf '
had been for democracy alone, thi"- won il
hnvo gone when Bejglum was Invade I.
If it had been for humanity alone, thev
would have answered tho I.usitanla t
sinking. Their hemrts were stirred, the r
supremo otTTrinR was made when America
"They can never see again Old Glnrv,
sublime nt home and signalling our c -
cept of freedom and justice thr.mghn.it
tho world. But I pledge to Ihcm an assu .
anco In their hearts which their bin 1
eyes cannot convey there never shrill n
a substitute for tho Stars and Stripes
thoy last beheld."
The Wyandot delegation was headpd
by John T. Carey, who said In a spec '
of greeting that many Democrats w
along ami that ho county, nlthour i
"hAi-eioforo unalterably Democratic ' mi
oxperted to return a majoiity
IDRNTIF1RS SLAIN GIRL
Grantwood, N. .1., Auc. 55, Tho body
of a young woman found to-riiy In a
secluded spot In tho Gruntwpo.l wood'-,
with marks of violence wns Identified ti
night by AVIlllnm F. Hermans of Xew
York city as that of his aO-yoar-oM
daughter. Florence He' said sho had 'oot
iniciiny from homo since last Sunday.