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ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1920
S3rd YEAR NUMBER 4421
BOYS WIN BIG
HONORS AT FAIR
Happy? I Should Say Yes
IN ST. JOHNSBURY
and Fr. Drouhin's Anni
versary to Be Observed
Impressive ceremonies will mark
the consecration of Notre Dame
church and the celebrntion of the
25th anniversary of Rev. Fr. Eugene
C. Drouhin's priesthood and the 10th
anniversary of his rectorship of the
St. Johnsbury Catholic church, which
will be held here between Sunday,
Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 22. Although
arrangements for the celebration
have not as yet been completed by
the general celebration committee, it
is certain that it will be one of the
greatest events ever conducted by the
members of the local parish.
The tentative program calls for
forty hours of devotion, with prayers
of Thanksgiving for being- able I J
clour the church from debt, to be
held on Sunday, Monday and Tues
day. On Tuesday evening1, th"
Grand Jubilee, which is in recognition
of Fr. Drouhin's anniversary, will
bp commenced. The initial event on
the program will be a soiree given by
the school children.
On Wednesday at 10 a. m., solemn
high mass will be celebrated 'by Fr.
Drouhin, The sermon will be given
bv Rev. E. Salmon of St. Michael'.,
College in Winooski. Fr. Salmon v.i s
it clussmate of the local recto: in
In the evening another sokec will
be given by the entire parish is il.e.
pastor. There will be. music and a
reception will he held later in the
Thursday, the consecration o;' the
church will be held at 10 a. m. The
Pontifical high mass will be by lit.
Kev. J. J. Uice, D. 1)., of Burlington.
Rev. Fr. Louis Lalande, S J. fore
most orator in Canada, is expected to
deliver the oration Fr. Lalande is
a resident of Montreal.
; Benediction will be given in th';
evening and there will be the singing
6f the Te Peum. On Friday the last
sermon will be given and the celebra
tion will come to a close. The solemn
high mass of requiem will be said for
the deported members of the parish.
The committee in charge of the
arrangements; consists of Frank J.
Lamlry, president; Edward Asselin,
1st Vicc-pres.; Joseph Brunelle, 2nd
Vice pres,; Dr. ..Charles A. Vrevost,
11. D:, treas.; and Dr. Johrf A.
Drouin, M. D., sec.
Notre Dame church in June, 1910.
Plans had been made by the parish
ioner to present their pastor with a
5;tft on his 25th anniversary, but Fr.
H'ouhin requested that they clear
the debt and make that as their gift.
Voluntary subscriptions were made
by the members of the chu.ch which
resulted in the clearing; of the debt
last. July. Notre Dame will be the 5th
in the state to be consecrated.
The Caledonian-Record will carry
on a later date a complete history of
the local church, which will be inter
esting, to noto nly Catholics but other
readers of this paper.
Mrs. Augusta Boyce
Dies at Brightlook
Mrs. Augusta P. Boyce passed
awav at the Brightlook Hospital
Tuesday after a lingering illness
caused by cancer. Funeral services
will be held at 1.30 Thursday after
noon at the Universalist church, of
which the deceased was a member.
Mrs. Boyce was born in Cavds
Falls on September VI, 1849, the
daughter of Hiram Towne and Jane
Mathew. She is an old resident of
Many people are too
fond of speculating
and in consequence a
large percentage lose
their entire principal in
some risky scheme that
promises a big divid
end. It is more satisfactory
to be safe than to be
Start an account with
the Wells River Sav
4 Per Cent Interest
iTake Interstate Chamnion-
ship In Judging at
In Friday's Caledonian-Record an
account was given of the Handicraft
team of the St. Johnsbury Wide
Awake Project Club at the grout
Springfield Fair and told how they
had won the Interstate Champion
shin of the North Atlantic States in
demonstrating handicraft work.
Thursday this same team consist
ing of James Puffer, Ralph Harris
and Nathan llicker won the Interstate
Championship in judging a group of
10 articles made bv various bovs with
the following; result. St. Johnsbury,
representing Vermont i)22 points out
of a possible 1000. Massachusetts 5!)!)
points and Connecticut 505 Joints.
James Puffer of the St. Johnsbury
team turned in a perfect score, the
only boy of the J'.OO at Camp Vail in
any judging contest to do this.
The boys had to "lace them, in
order of merit and then state their
reasons for so placing.
Each state from Maine to Delaware
had a State Exhibit, Vermont's
booth in club work being a handi
craft display. Our boys won the
grand sweepstake prize of $25 for the
club by having the finest and most
practical exhibit of anv of the states.
In the group club display, St.
Johnsbury won the special prize of a
Ford tire and inner tube.
In the individual exhibit by club
members, each member being requir
ed to exhibit three articles, St. Johns
bury won all three prizes. Ralph
Harris won the first prize of $10, Ro
nald Burrows second of $5 and John
Pike third of ?1.
Every prize offered in the Exposi
tion along Handicraft lines was
brought home to the Green Mountain
state bv our boys.
The team of girls representing Ver
mont in garment judging- consisted of
Dorothy Follansby and Sylvia Rick
ev of St. Johnsbury and Helen French
was said, the takino- of this action was
optional with the banks.
The run on the Tremont Trust Co.
was participated in by hundreds and
the proportion of the crowd became
so great that police mounted and
afoot were called to keep the crowd
in order. The bank tried for an hour
to'meet'the claims against it and of
ficials announced there was money on
hand to pay all, but the crush became
so great that vice president Simon
Swig announced that the 00-day no
tice would be required.
At the Fidelity Trust Co. which
also had offices in the downtown dis
trict the run was of small volume but
the law was called unon. It was stat
ed "to allow the public to recover
from the prevailing unrest."
There has been a run on the Dor
chester Trust Co., for several days
and the invocation of the law there
stopped the payments. The virtual
suspension of payments of these ihree
banks follows the closing of five bank
ing institutions in this city within the
past two months by Bank Commis
sioner Allen. In no case was the
bank a member of the Federal Re
State officials say that the Ponzi
crash was clearly reflected in the
trouble of the several banks which
hda been under a run by depositors.
In each case except that of the Han
over Trust and the small affiliated
private banks it has been indicated
that the banks were solvent but were
lackim? readv cash to meet the de
mands of depositors. At all three of
the banks that suspended payments
in its savings department is was an
nounced that transactions in the com
mercial department would proceed as
Gov. Coolidge conferred with State
treasurer James Jackson and Bank
Commissioner Allen regarding the
banking situation. The only state
ment issued was made by-the gover
nor, who said: "Some time ago I ad
vised all big banks in Boston that
plans should be worked out through
which there would be co-operation
between all the banks. A clearing
house committee is now working out
details of such u plan."
of Richmond. This team took first
prize in garment judging against all
other state teams.
Other St. Johnsbury winners were
Dorothy Baxter first on pum-kins,
and second on squashes. Dana Bax
ter, second on pumpkins and third on
squashes. Dorothy Baxter third on
canned corn and third on canned to
matoes. There was over 500 jars exhibited
by the boys and girls of the various
states and state sending canned
goods from such a distance as Ver
mont were considerably handicapped
as their jars received a severe shak
ing u in the 200 mile travel.
The other St. Johnsbury girls at
Camp Vail were Dorothv Baxter,
Elaine Fairbanks and Helen Ran
dall. All returned well and happy and
many will be the stories told by them
to their less fortunate schoolmates of
the wonderful trip and interesting
siehts sefti during the week spent at
Thursday, the following teams will
compete against the other team from
Three of St. Johnsbury's Clever Camp Vail Judges Snapped while Eating Doughnuts at
the Eastern States Exposition at Springfield. Left to Right Elaine Fairbanks,
Dorothy Follansby and Sylvia Ricker.
Rev. and Mrs. W. A. Cate
An infoi-mal reception was tender
ed to Rev. and Mrs. Weston A. Cate
in the vestry of the Universalist
church on Frida - evening, more than
(50 members of the parish gathering
to extend a cordial welcome to their
new pastor and his wife, who came
here Horn New York state on Sept.
1. The ministerial guests of the oc
casion were Rev. Francis A. Poole,
pastor of the South church and Rev.
George A. Martin, pastor of the
Methodist Episcopal church.
In the receiving line were Mr. and
Mrs. Cate, George Felch, Miss Laura
Jenness, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Camp
bell and Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Simons.
Rev. and Mrs. Cate were pleased with
the reception as it gave them an op
portunity to .become personallv ac
quainted with the larger portion of
After everyone had been introduc
ed to the new minister and his wife,
refreshments consisting of ice cream
and cake were served. A very pleas
ant evening was enjoyed by all.
TO PLAY IN
Fairbanks A. A. to Line Up
Against Major League
Team on Tuesday
The baseball classic of the season
comes Tuesday afternoon when the
Boston Braves of the National Lea
gue will play in St. Johnsbury against
the Fairbanks A. A. team which is
recognized as the strongest aggrega
tion of baseball players in the state.
Captain Hoernle is rounding un his
best players and will have Vitty in
the box against the Braves. The
Fairbanks A. A. is the only team of
this section to- beat the colored Giants
of Montreal and now they are going
after a major league team and try to
The Braves star'- a series of exhibi
tion games with their iiret team line
up at Portland on Monday, Oct. 4,
and then come to St. Johnsbury for
their second game. The line-up of the
Braves will include the famous back
stop "Hank"Gowdv. Marranville, the
great short-stop, the first string pitch
ers, McQuillen, Ayers and Scott, and
the other members of the team includ
ing Powell. Mann, Sullivan, Holkc,
Becckel, O'Neill, Ford and others.
There will be an advance sale of
seats. Watch the Caledonian-Record
daily for announcements of the sale,
and other features of the big 'ame.
An added feature will be the maga
phoning of everv play, inning hym
ning, of the opening game of the
world series. Manager Hoernlo has
arranged for this service through the
Caledonian-Record. The direct tele
phone service of the Caledonian-Record
to the Associated Presr will be
extended, after the regular call to in
clude the entire game of the World
Series. This will be relayed to the
ground and magaphoned between
each inning. You will be in touch with
the first fame of the World Series
and know everv day if you attend
the Braves- Fairbanks game on Tuesday.
State Convention to Be
(Continued on page six)
Waterford Man Gored
By Infuriated Bull
Clarence Joslin of Waterford suf
fered painful injuries when he was
srored by n bull in his bavn in that
town on Monday. Mr. Joslin wns
broueht to St. Johnihury where he
received treatment for his wounds,
wnicn, it-is stated, will not prove
Plans for the Vermont State Sun
day School convention at Grace
Methodist church, St. Johnsbury, be
ginning Friday and continuing to
Monday have been completed and
a large attendance from all parts of
the state is expected.
The delegates will begin to arrive
on Thursday afternoon and the busi
ness sessions open on Friday at 10 a.
The list of addresses include'
'speeches by' men of national reputa
tion. All phases of the Sunday School
and its work will be discussed. On
Friday night there will be an address
by Rev. James Beebe, dean of the
School of Theology of Boston Uni
versity. The complete program for the
A. M. FRIDAY, OCT. 1
10.00 Officers' conference, Prof. A.
M. Locker of the Interna
tional Sundav School Asso
ciation, of Chicago N
2.00 Call to Worshin "The Four
Fold Life," Rev. Edward M.
Fuller, of North Stratford,
N. H., former State Secre
tary. 2.f!0 Address: "Facing Our Task,"
W. B. Glynn, president of the
State association, Bellow:)
3.00 Address: "Religion in Educa
tion", Prof. A. M. Honline,
Chicago International Su
perintendent of Religious
8.45 Appointment of Committees,
4.00 Address: "An International
Obligation," W. S. Randall,
Manchester, N. H.
4..,0 Address: "Sunday School
Fundamentals", W. A.
Brown, Chicago, director In
ternational Commission of
COO Get-together Supper. Pro
siding Host. Rev. H. A.
Durfee, D. D., Former State
VERMONT BIBLE SOCIETY
7.H0 Call to Worship: "The King
of Glory", Rev. E. M. Fuller
Report of the Corresponding
secretary of the Vermont
Bible Society, Rev. George
H. Spencer, Boston
Report of Nominating Com
mittee and election of officers
Address: Rev. James Eeebe,
I). D., Dean of School of
Theology, Boston University
SATURDAY, OCT. 2
8.00 Officers' Conference, Prof. A.
0.00 Call to Worship, "The Beauty
of Holiness", Rev. E. M.
10.00 Business Session:
Report of General Secretary,
G. Ernest Robbins
Report of State Superintend
ent of Children's Work, Miss
Mary Sherburne Warren
Report of Temperance Sup
erintendent, Mrs. E. J.
Report of Rural Department,
W. H. Wood, Treas. The
State as measured by the In
continued on page five)
Deed Is Filed
A trust deed has been filed in the
city clerk's office in Bari'e in which
Alexander Dunnett, under date of
Mav 12, 1020, deeded all of his prop
erty in trust to C. A. Shields and D.
S. Conant, his law partners, except
ing his St. Johnsburv property. This
would include the property in Rye
gate, Montpelier, and Groton. The
St. Johnsbury property is left to Ella
Dunnett, his wife. The trustees are
to look after the propertv and have
authority to sell or buy at their best
judgment. After the death of Mrs.
Dunnett, the propertv is to be divided
one-fourth to George Dunnett, his
brother, in Ryegate, and the rest in
equal shares to his nieces and nep
hews or their heirs. His law practice
ho sells to the trustees for $3,000 to
be paid for in easy installments.
FAIRBANKS A. A.
SECURES Y.I. C.
FOR TWO YEARS
Extensive Athletic Program
to Be Arranged for
The Y. M. C. A. building! has been
leased for two years to the Fairbanks
Athletic Association which will take
over the building the first of October.
This means a large extension of the
work of the Fairbanks Athletic asso
ciation .which so successfully has
conducted a baseball team to repre
sent St. Johnsburv this summer.
Details of the Fail banks A. A. ac
tivities in the building have not been
completed and Manager Hoernle,
athletic director, -with his associates
arc working out plans which include
a strong basket ball team, bowling
teams, pool and billiard tournaments,
and other activities. It is safe to say
that St. Johnsbury will be on the
sporting map this winter as never be
fore. The trustees and directors of the
Y. M. C. A. had two offers under con
sideration. One was-b" the American
Legion and the other the Fairbanks
A. A. It was the vote of the trustees
and directors, after hearing both
sides, that the building should .be
leased for two ''ears to the Fair
banks A. A. The very highest regard
was expressed for the American Le
gion and its efforts to secure a suit
able home and it was the sense of
the board that everything "ossible
should be done to aid the Legion in
its objects but it was considered
feasible at this time to accept the
offer of the Fairbanks A. A. for the
Y. M. C. A. building.
Two new trustees were elected to
fill vacancies in the board of trustees
as follows: Charles H. Horton and
Edgard R. Brown. The Board of di
rectors also elected two new mem
bers: Louis N. Smythe and Fred
Horses Bolt Throwing Oc
cupants of Team to the
Ground In Harvey
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Rutledge and
two small children of Harvey had
a miraculous escape from seriour. in
jury when the whiffiltre dropped off
the wagon in which they were driv
ing to Cabot on Sunday, causing the
horses to jump and run a consider
able distance and throwing them out
of the team. The accident happened
near the Hookerville School House.
A little boy, playing in a barn into
which the horses ran, narrowly es
caped being crushed bv one of the
animals. Fortunately the horse jump
ed over him as he lay on the floor.
It seemed only a miracle that pre
vented the horse from stepping on
the boy ai'd either killing or severely
When the whifTiltre fell oh" one of
the horses reared causing the neck
yoke to snap from the pole and then
the reins broke. The horses made a
leap and started to run, throwing the
occupants of the team to the ground.
A younger daughter was asleep in the
bottom of the wagon and she was
tossed out when the rig struck the
bridge. Here the horses freed them
selves and ran a distance of half a
mile to a barn where thev turned in.
A little boy was playing on the floor.
One of the horses jumped over the
child and then stopped a few feet
nwav. Thev were later found bv Mr.
Rutledge. Mr. and Mrs. Rutledge
nnd the young bov were uninjured
but the two daughters were quitp
badlv bruised. A waeon was secured
bv Mr. Rutledge pnr1 their journey
to Cabot was continued.
TO BOOM N. E.
In Burlington Oct. 12
At a meeting tf the executive com
mittee of the Vermont State Fire
men's association Burlington was se
lected as the pk.ee of the next annu
al meeting, which will be held Oct.
it is intended to open wit't a busi
ness meeting at 2.30 o'clock in the
city hall. At l is meeting papers will
be read by different members of the
association, mm! different phases of
fitc fighting dealt with, i In the eve
nirfr a banauct Will be sjvvcd at one
of the leadin 1-otels of th city. Tt
i'i expected thut between 75 and 100
delegates will .be present at .he meet-
National Convention In Bos
ton Nov. 1019 Will Be
As plans for the big National
Grange session in Boston, Nov. 10-19
assume definite shape, it is clear that
the two outstanding ieatures will be
the conferring of the seventh degree,
and the splendid exhibit of New Eng
land agricultural products that is to
occupy the entire exhibition hall
of Mechanics Building and be open
entirely free to everybody for four
days. Besides all the other attractive
features of the big national gathering
these two are sufficient to draw, a
big crowd, and the estimate of 20,000
Grange members brought to Boston
for the event seems fully warranted,
besides all those not members of the
Order who will come to see the agri
The supreme purpose of the exhi
bition is to boom New England agri
culture, and to emphasize the import
ant part the Grange occupies in its
deevlopment. Viewed in all its as
pects, this coming show will be dif
ferent than any ever before held in
the country, and it will be worth go
ing a long distance to sec.
An added "big feature" of the ses
sion, just arranged for, is securing
Rev. Russell H. Conwell of Philadel
phia to give his famous lecture,
"Acres of Diamonds," at the Friday
morning session, November 12, at
Definite announcement is made
that the seventh degree will be con
ferred at 2 o'clock in the afternoon
and at 7 o'clock in the evenin'- on
Friday, November 12, with a total of
10,000 candidates in the two classes
confidently expected. In addition to
the Teat New England crowd for the
degree, 1000 candidates are promised
from New York, several Pullman car
loads are comin" from Michigan and
not less than 30 states will -robably
be represented among those who
take the degree. Thus it iprilL not only
be the largest initiation mnunibers
ever carried out by any fraternal or
ganization in the United States, tout
the most representative as well. A
great aomunt of work and liberal
outlay will be put into the stage set
tings for the degree, the electric
lighting effects and the music, as the
Mechanics Buildin stage iR the larg
est on which the degree has ever
been presented. A verv attractive
scheme of decorations for the hall it
self is also being worked out.
Big Enrollment at
The University of Vermont and
Slate Agricultural college opened it3
1510th year with formal exercises at
the college gymnasium.
No definite figures have been given
out yet as tj registration but indica
tions point to the fact fiat the uni
versity will have the larest enroll
ment in its history. There will bo very
close to 1,000 students. Two hundred
and 35 freshmen have already registered.
American Legion Plai
Event With County 1
Members of W. "R. Knap
American Legion, at the most
siastic and largely attended 1
that the organization has heh
Tuesday night to hold a grat
bration of Armistice Day i
Johnsbury- on the second anni
of that day, Nov. 11th. Thi
will be for Caledonia Count"
invitations to the posts in L
ville, Barnet, Hardwick, at
other towns of the county to
t-ipute in the celebration will 1
It was voted that the Victo
dais awarded to all World V
erans be distributed at that t
some noted man who will ma
address on the significance of
The Armistice Day committc
B. H. Daniels, Capt. Stewart C
Ralph Howes, Pearl Griggs.
After this committee ha,s dr
an outline of the celebration at
mitted it to the legion for B.
other committees to take up t
tail work of the affair, will
pointed. It is expected to ma
day one that will make St. Joh
more proud than ever of hi
The matter of a home for th
erican Legion was discusse
length. While some disappo
was expressed at the failure of 1
gion to secure the Y. M. C. A.
inp- it was the concensus of tl
jority that the Legion should
erate with the Fairbanks A. t
everv way to make the operat
the building a great success,
various speaker adopted the
ohnsburv First" and th
TtJ zens f St. Johnsburv f
idr'the best interest of the tov
for the the best interests of tb
The Legion boys decided to
tooth and nail to "ut over an .
tice Day celebration that woul
great credit to the town and
Leg-ion. In all other public
the Legion boys expressed theii
that the best interests of the'
were pnramount to the plans
forts of the Legion.
A. H. D1NSM0RE .
Tells Gripping Story ol
Bringing with him a grippin1
of the unexplored wonders o
lowstone Park, A. H. Dinsmori
erintendent of the U. S. Fish
ery here, returned to St. Joh'
on Friday after spending near
months in the western countr
tinuing the investigation, whicl
started last year, of the conditi
the streams, parks and forests i
region. Mr. Dinmoro was a nr.
of a party, consisting of, beside
self, W. C. Gregg and two daui
Mai and Rachael Gregir of H
sack, N. Y. Mr. " Dinsmore re
alone his friends remaining i
of the hotels att he park.
Mr. Dinsmoro left this towi
August 6, joining the Gregg
Hackensack and proceeding in
ately to Gardiner, Montana, w!
the north entrance to the Roi
Gateway, named after the
"Teddy" Roosevelt. Upon th
rival, the part" secured their
ing outfit, which included ter
horses and mules, six saddle
and various other equipment,
experienced backer and cooli
added to the party before the
ation was commenced and, as
Dinsmore explained in letters i
to the Caledonian-Record, whil
the west, these two men wen
important factors and both we
usual characters. It is needl
go into great detail of his trip
told the storv of his adventuri
his letters, better than- the
could describe it.
Three or four weeks were st
the Bechler and Falls Rive i
a country that had hitherto be
explored. It is said that ev
park authorities had no cone
of what there was in this sectie
Dinsmore discovered more tl
cataracts and cascades that
rival anything in Yellowstone
outside of the Grand Canyon,
three of these were named on
map and had never before bee
bv a white woman ana p- lew
men. Some of the cascades w
feet high or more. The narl
onto one extremely beantifu
which Mr. Gregg admired so
he named it for hig daughte:
chael. This stream, which wi
cated near the Pilchstone -Pi
was about a half mile long ana one-
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