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ST, JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER (i, 1920
8'hd YJ5AK NUMBER 4421
From $5 to $10
On Your SUIT and
OVERCOAT This Fall
Lower prices are what everybody is looking for
In order to do our part to help lower them, we
have taken all our broken lines of Men's Suits and
Overcoats and cut them from $5.00 to $10.00 each,
which means a total loss for us, as we cannot go out
on the present market and replace these high grade
Suits and Coats for the prices we are offering them
Men's and Young Men's All Wool Suits, double
and single breasted models, Brown, Blue., Green and
(Jrey mixtures and solid colors,
$29.50, $32.50, $34.50, $37.50,
Men's and Young Men's All Wool Overcoats,
double and single breasted models, Plain Colors and
$18.50, $21.50, $29.50,
THIS IS OUR FALL OPENING WEEK
The Berry-Ball Dry Goods Co.
A Sportsman's Chance
Everybody thrills to the story of the person
who takes a chance on his own life to save
another's that is indeed a sport smarts
But people take chances every day that are
neither heroic nor necessary.
Keeping valuables in the home, where they
serve a3 an effective bait for burglars, is
chance-taking of the second order.
This Institution's safe deposit department
is designed and equipped to give complete
protection at nominal cost.
The Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Co.
ST. JOHNSBURY, VT.
Stanley Furniture Co.
The most up-to-date of
AS AUTO PLUNGES
Machine In Which Two Lit
tleton Men Riding- Leaves
Road In Dark
REPUBLICANS ! MANY HORSES
OF COUNTY ! ENTERED IN ARMY
CELEBRATE ENDURANCE RACE
Have Afternoon Program
i Retail Merchants
Favor Lower Prices
c'Ulli 1:1 ;!i
iiiiiv; W or!;i-r
in Vli.-s Ar.de,
follow in 'J- iiroi;
Fifth A il.ii.i,. Hi
; schools calii I '.'.!
h U their fir.-t rm
on 1 liurxla' at'toriwm!
r0!l"s i.-OV.l V.'lKll tllr
in w as l carl;': c 1 :
C O. Parker and A. VV. Marsh of
Littleton, N. H., had a miraculous-escape
from death when the Hudson
Super Six automobile in which they
were riding left the road on the Blod
prett turn just outside the town of St.
Johnsbury, crashed through a heivy
board fence and drove half way down
a steep embankment, the flight of
the machine ending only when the car
smashed into a huge tree. Both men
' were pinned inside the front seats,
unable to jump as the machine start
ed its mad dash down the hill. They
were forced to remain injured and
cramped up in their places for several
minutes before a passing1 auto party
stopped and extricated them. 1'arker
suffered a broken leg and cuts and
bruises on his face and other parts of
his body, while Marsh received lacer
ations of the face and countless bruis-
; es, laming him up considerably.
I The men were taken to Brightlook
hospital in the automobile of a pas
serby where they were piven medical
: treatment. Dr. Fitch and Dr. Farmer
had charge of their cases. An X-Ray
was taken of Parker's wounds revea'
ing the broken limb. Several stitches
, were taken in Marsh's face, but he
das resting comfortably today. Par-
ker was not feeling so well but phy
sicians expressed the opinion he
! would recover with no bad results.
i To show thecoolness exhibited by
Marsh at the time of the accident,
thedoctors told how he had lighted
and smoked a cigarette while Parker
was being helped from the wreckage
first, according to Marsh's request.
Themachine was a total wreck, a
large board from the fence being
; jammed through the radiator. There
was practically nothing left of the car
that would be of any value.
According to the story told by
Marsh, who was intei"viewed at the
hospital today by a Caledonian-TJc-cord
reporter, he and Parker had left
. Littleton about two o'clock Tuesday
afternoon on a pleasure trip to Hard-
wick. It was shortly after dark whrn
they left Hardwick on the homeward
journey and just as they got outside
of that town, the headlights on the
car started to ace veryv queerly going
on and off p.t intervals. The men
stopped at Johnson's Garage along
the road and purchaseda ntw set of
bulb and then made another startrfor
The men had reached Fairbanks vil
lage here before they expeiienced
any further trouble with the lights.
Here thev went out again. The men
made their way up the hill to the St.
JohnsburyA rmory, where they stop
ped to see some friends from Little
ton, who were attending the recep
tion and dance given by Company 1)
to the Boston Braves and the Fair
banks A. A. team. They left the
dance hall about 11 o'clock andstarted
toward Littleton. When they had
pased about a mile outside of the vil
lage limits the lights began to act
badly again when just before they
made the Blodgett turn, the lights
went dead entirely, making it impossi
ble for Marsh, who was driving the
car, to see where he was going. The
j first thing he realized was that he had
I grazed the fence. He immediately
i made an attempt to steer the car back
to the road, but the machine started
to slew and must have gone at least
100 feet before it crashed through
Khe fence and down thehill. They
j wereforced to wait untii a passing
auto sto"Ted and its occupants helned
them out and took them to the hos-
' Scores of people from St. Johns-
bury and automobilists passing along
the East St. Johnsbury road, stop
ped at the scene of the accident all
through the day to view the wreckage
A pool of blood lay at the foot of the
Town Committees and Can-! Thoroughbred Morgans and
didates Cheer Hartness j Arabians Entered In
and Dale i 5-Day Trip
Tuesday was a Ited Letter day in
St. Johnsbury, for not only wits it a
bi" occasion for the base ball fans,
but also for the Kepublieans of Cale
donia countv. for it marked the open
ing of the real campaign for the
county, state and national ticket
which bids fair to spell Success in
big letteis at the November election.
Tuesday's republican get-to-gether
was a unique affair and a great suc
cess in every particular. It afforded
the working committees of the party
to get acquainted and talk the situa
tion over and will enable them to
carry to their several towns some
thing of enthusiasm which meetings
of this kind cannot help to arouse.
This is the first time this kind ot Halcyon, the
There are forty horses entered in j
the great Army Kr.durance tost race '
which starts next .Monday morning
from Fort Ethan Allen and ends at
Camp Kevens Friday night.
W. II. Biown of Berlin, N. H., the
chairman of the committer o'i ar
rangements, has. so rn entries in
the list, all by Arabian sires
and mo.t of the registered.
Anion;',' them is Ili.mla, the
imported Arabian mare that won
the endurance race last year, driven
by A. W. Harris, the well known Chic i
ugo banker. This year Mr. Harris j
will ride his own half bred Arabian :
Another of Mr. Brown's entries is :
Piano .-oh, Peuiaii 1
duet, ! lorotlw Minpiiv
Howard; story, l.ro lcl':i!".-r
iiv Oi "America.
The prO!?r."..n was followed
refreshment:! and a general
etcher: piano 1
and Caroline 1
'!: t i
The iet::il merchants of
were rep: e -elite 1 bv about
.tia'.fs a; Ui nieeting
O: the o.'iii'ers id
Ar.iey of Si. Johnrbu
Sea: les of Newport V
be' - el liu' t'Xecut iv
!.. I'. Smith of liieii
!' tbe committee On
St. Johnsbury Doctors
On Rutland Program
St. .Tohnsburv medical men aio to
have a prominent place on the pro
gram of the 1 0Tt 'i convention el' die
Vermont Medical Society in KuUand.
Dr. W. G. Ilk!.."!' is .--revel uiv o:
f'r.e .-aeietv. lr i-'. K. Tanner is 1o
discu s cue it" the raoiV ' io'-.al topic.:.
Di. ('. A. (Yamio.i is ipi'iivo'v-ivy
Ciit.lt nut il .'lid i.- to I"' :e ciiaree )!'
'.lie !'.-: prandial ( .avri.-c.. at the
annual 1;. -nonet.
THREE LUSTY B
BORN TO MR.
Si. .Tohnslmrv c
are on the gain.
con 'ire in a n if e
lowed the example
Mrs. Alfred Desroc
Avenue to whom
suns -were born Tu
in;:' Thf'- Weighec
In! ' pounds each.
Mi. 1 'esrocliei's i
ter. Mi. and Mrs
a convention has been held here. Inalht won the the first informally eon- 1
years past there was the regular ducted endurance race in i!ii8. wlvn
county convention, after the state in foal, and last year finished fourth,
convention, to nominate a list of olli- Others are Crabbett Park and Khe
cers and to ratify the platform adopt- yra who were in the finish last year, ;
ed by the state organization. All this nd the Arabian mares Noun and ;
is now provided for by the primary j Sarjjon. i
election that has been field under the The Morgan Horse Club of which
new order of things, and it was leftjE. A. Darling ol hast Burke is pre- j
to the state committee to arrange I Sj! P ' C Stillman of icw j
for a series of count- rallies of this j York is secretary propose to give
t-ir,,! i t,.f n, Kuii Tk. their Arabian neighbors if race ior;
success of Tuesday's meeting indi
cates that this order of procedure will
probablv be the one that will be fol
Hon. Porter H. Dale of Island
Pond, the nominee for member of
Congress from this district to suc
ceed himself, and Hon. aines Hart
ness of Springfield, the nominee for
governor, were present as the h
ored guests of the occasion, and
! their money this year and have some j
fine representatives m tne list. 1
These horses have been in training (
at Norwich University for several i
months and will be driven by Nor-j
wich cadets in the race.
The thoroughbreds are to be rep
resented by two Kentucky horses,
Avil Watts and Lord of the Nursery, j
'"' owned by John f-J. Madden o! r.uhi- i
n" I delphia. These horses will be driven :
hi' Limit Rrlwnvrl H U'tiltnr nf 1
eryonc present was glad ot the op-; Johnsbury and Corp. P. C. Thwin
portunity to meet these candidates Norwich 'cadets
and to assure them of the united sup-1 The Department of Agriculture a
tion. ; the Morgan stallion Castor, driven AtnwTT
m S9S.Sv those cold Autu
Hot Water Bot
Wiil give yen p
go to ln'il wil !
and t tint icMi','
feet ( (inti-nlinciit a in I good, sotinfl s!e
i.'olil feet llii'y are pret ty sine to stay co
.iil! eet very little real sleep.
A DOLLAR t
and deposited with the
Wells River Savings
Bank is always worth
100 cents, plus the ac
.But a dollar foolishly
spent is gone forever.
Give your money the
opportunity to grow.
Open an account with
4 Per Cent Interest
The day's program opened with the
banquet at the St. Johnsburv House
at one o'clock, when Landlord Moore
showed his loyalty by serving a real
old-fashioned, but nevertheless up-to-date
dinner which was discussed with
much satisfaction by all present.
Immediately following the dinner,
there was a public meeting at the
Armory when addresses, strong, loy
al and characteristic of the men, were
made by ConsTassman Dale and Mr;
Hartness. Harry K. Carr of St.
Johnsbury, th Caledonia member of
the state committee, who had the lo
cal arrangements for the meeting in
charge, presided and fittingly intro
duced the sneakers.
The candidates for countv
town officers recently nominated at
the primary election were miests of
the central committee for the dav.
The list included these countv nom
inees: William P. Russell of Kirhv
and Frank T. Taylor of Hardwick,
nominees for countv senators: Oscar
C. VVoodruff of West Burke and
nominees for assistant iudges; James
a. Camnbell, of St. Johnsburv.
date's attorne"- W. M. Worthen of
it, Johnsburv, sheriff; Walter W.
Weslev of St. Johnsburv, judo of
probate; Bvron M. Bundy. of Sutton,
and the following nominees fov town
'enresentntive; Charles A. Choate.
Rariet: Charles H. Cohurn. Wst
Burke- Willifm Clement. Danville:
Iaar N. TIpU. Oroton: n. H. Alhe.
Charles W. Thurber of Dpnyillc.
"ardwick: Rov F. Powe-s. Kirbv
herhuvnc Lanr. Lyndnnville- W. M.
Wosfnrd. Nnwar'':' MP'en Fanow
Peachfi; Di C. W. Tiarl
"ate; TI. P. Simii'on. Sheffield- G''
vrr F. Woods. S. Tohnshii".-. c.
P. S'nith, StT"nrd' F-iV R Mnr.
R"n. loh fj Goslnnt." Wfll
Wil'!s H. BnWn,.. wfM.fn.vt.
G- R. Dressnv. Wheeloek. The
onlv woman included in the list war
(Continued on pa"p five)
RICHARDSON STATER HTS PO
SITION ON THE STATE'S
TO THE VOTERS OF CALE
The matter of electing a State's
Attorney will be again before you in
November. As a candidate for this
office I leel it my duty to slate mv
position in the matter. If elected I
1. For a just and impartial en
forcement of the laws without fear or
favor of any person or party. I
believe that the office calls for ener
getic and unbiased service to all
without regard to political views, par
ty affiliations, or religious beliefs.
2. For a careful consideration of
all matters that come to my attention
and an administration of the office
which will never ipermit it to become
subservient to personal, business, or
3. For enforcement of the laws
uniformly for the benefit of all com
munitiesthe small and more remote
towns upon an ccmality with the larg
est. 4. For vigorous prosecution of all
men who abandon; neglect and abuse
their wives, and children: and for
vigorous enfoi-cement of all laws for
the protection of women and children
emt)loyed in industrial and manufac
S. E. RICHARDSON.
Sgt. K. G. Allen of Norwich. This ;
is the horse that led the field last year i
and might have been the winner if he ;
had not been'such a good feeder and
came to the finish with a temperature
higher than normal. '
Joseph H. Choate of New Ycrk has ;
entered his thoroughbred horsa Sun- i
fisher. Major Howard Neilson of :
Darien, Conn., has another of the 1
same type, and Warren ikljno of,
New York will have two more from .
his Diamond ranch in Wyoming.
There will be eight or ten rid rsi
from the Norwich University and An
list will be headed by Col. Frank
versity, who will lide his Arabian
charger Kingfisher.the horse thr.t dis- i
, tincuished himself chasing Vilia on '.
i very e!i:;iple!.-; :i:;d every
in need of niiythin;: in I he.
fountain .-yiiitge set it of
iiili. le is fully Gl'AHANTl
liuhber Line from a or nippl
the Mexican border a few years ago,
afterwards went to France with dr.'
American army, and won second
honors in the race la:.t year. Another
Norwich entry is the pony, bred by
Col. Spencer Borden of Fall River,
Mass., wno Died n.:ngnsner. mw
horse .is Conlin, entered by Mrs. I
Tompkins, wife of the Commandant
and riven bv Cadet L. W. Summers
. Other Norwich entries inc'ude
"Capt. Hurd," a thoroughbred from
the Diamond ranch in Arizona, driven
bv Capt. L. VV. Htirdo "White Socks" :
thoroughbred Morgan, dr.ven by j
Cadet J VV. Joslyn of Newport; "So!- ,
den Glow," thoroughbred Morgan,
driven by Sgt. F. C. Whelton;i
"Queen," thoroughbred Morgan, dr v-1
en DV uaaet r. n. onnui; uim
T Goi;cViii v " tVinrniinhhrpd Mor-
gan, driven by Cadet E. N. Switzer. H
These are picked for the feature hoi- ;
ses in tne race, out, as in iiuuuca, "
dark horse is always a possibility, and
in this race even a probability.
The judges whose opinion w 11 de
termine the award are Cn'- Hemv
Leonard of the U. S. Armv, Major
Charles A. Jienton ot new ioik, gBKaS32SEJ2n3CTBajE3
well known Morgan horse expert, and j - -
Harrv Worcester Smith, widely:
known rider to hounds. These are
the officials as served last year.
The conditions and route of the
,.no iivo Hip same as last year. Tha
load is 245 pounds and the contest
ants are expected to make sixty miles
a day for the five days in not less
than nine or more than thirteen hours
inclusive of stops. A perfect speed
time record counts 40 points, a per
fect feed score counts 10 points and
condition at the finish makes up the
The st-rt is from Fort Ethan Al
len Monday morning, making Noith
field the first day, the second day is
from Northfield to St. Johnsbury,
with noon stops at Hardwick. From
Hardwick here the route isto Danville
North Danville to the Fair Grounds.
The North Danville detour is neces
sary in order to get in the necessary
sixty miles. The horses are due to ar
rive in St. Johnsbury between 5 and
6 o'clock in the evening. The third
day is from St. Johnsbury to White
River Junction; the third to Concord,
N. H., and the final day to Camp
Devens, a total of three hundred
Last year there were fourteen con
testants when the race reached St.
Johnsbury. This year there will be
three score and even more and thers
will be much interest aroused in the
race all along the route. Each driver
is expected to have full charge of the
care of his mount, although a veterm
arv and blacksmith and several gen
eral helpers will accompany the pai ty
to be on hand in case of accident or
rhance makes their services neces
New batiks and i.ew schemes, paying high rates of
have lately I icon shown up in their true character as
security and the integrity of their officials.
Your home Bank ran and does pay you a fair rate
est and you can call on the principal when you need i1
These funds are passed along to local business n
indu.triw to help development and keep our workers er
Passiiinpsk Savings Ba
5 5 Main St. St. J ohnsbury.
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juipmpnt and wc
come in and see how 1
lized and brightened
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