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ISLAND POND, VERMONT,
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22. 1918 Established 1873 Five Cents a Copy FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC RED CROSS MEETING ESSEX COUNTY COURT Vol. 46, No. 18. Suits or Cvercoats $18.00 to $60.00 Hand-Made Throughout We also do Cleansing and Pressing G. H. ST. PIERRE, Merchant Tailor PROBATE NOTICE Regular sessions of the Probate Court for the District of Essex will be held at Guildhall on the first Wednesday of each, month in the forenoon. At Island Pond, the first Wednes day of January, April, July and October, in the afternoon. At Lunenburg, the second Wednes day of January, April, July and October, in the forenoon. At Concord in the af ternoon of the same days. Special sessions wilJ be held be arrangement, Communications should be sent to Fred A. Brewer, Judge, Concord, or to George H. Hubbard, Register, Guildhall. 80-20 Food Rule Has Been 'Abandoned. Montpelier, Nov. 14. A telegram was recieved at the Vermont food ad ministration office here late yester day from Food Admistrator Frank H. Brooks, who is in Washington at tending a conference of state food adminstrators, stating Jhat Mr. Hoo ver announced to-day that the so called 80-20 rule, requiring the pur chase of substitutes with wheat flour, would be immediately abandoned De tails will be made public later. Mr. Brooks' telegram also stated that the Grain corporation is formu lating plans for the purchase of sur plus stocks of substitutes which, have accumulated in the furtherance of the substitute program. First Over On War Fund. Danville, in Caledonia County was the first town in the State to reach its quota in the War Work cam paign. Morgan was the first town in Or leans County to reach its quota. Have Four Sons in Service. Mr. and Mi's. A. O. Rudin, of Rut land, hat't- foil sous in Ui: sevice. They are Lieuti John F. lludin, of Camp Merritt, .V. J. Privates Oscar and Alfred F.nti'm, with the American Expeditionary r'oreo., in K-aiict, and Pvt. Harry iuM.'.. who is taking a military trtinii'j; coi.rs". in Now Ha ven, Conn Shot a Buck Standing on His Back Piazza. Roy Mills of Stockgridge last Thursday, standing on the back piazza of his home a mile and a half from Gaysville, shot and killed a good-sized buck on the White River railway track. Klenzo Dental Creme Is as .perfect as Dental Science and human skill can make it.. The. wonderful cool, clean ,. feeljng KJenzo gives to the .mouth is like a tonic. Even the children -brush- their teeth v regularly if you give them Klenzo. At Rexall stores only. 25c a Tube J. W. THURSTON, Island Pond, Vermont Lcoal Branch Adopt Standard By Laws and Elect Executive Com mittee Officers For The Year. . . A meeting of the Island Pond Branch was held in the Red Cross room Tuesday evening, Nov, 12, at which the Standard By-Laws, re commended by the National Organ ization, were read and adopted. The purpose of the Branch, as stated in the By-Laws is as folows: The purpose of this Branch shall be to aid the work of the American Red Cross, in time of war by participat ing vigorously and loyally in fur nishing such relief as may be neces sary for the Army and Navy, or1 other forces of the country and in fur nishing Civiliaft Relief for the de pendents of soldiers and sailors, and in time of peace by responding to genei-al appeals for relief made by the Central Committee, by collecting and distributing money and supplies, by providing systematic relief in cases of disaster, and in general by rendering relief and performing ser vices in conformity with the Charter and By-Laws of the American Red Cross and such policies and regula tions as the Central Committee may from time to v.'rne establish. Under the new arrangement, the annual meeting of the Branch is to be held the fourth Wednesday in Oct ober, at which time an Executive Committee is to be elected which with the officers if the Branch forms the governing body of the Branch. The following were elected members of the Executive Committee, but some changes 'are contemplated in the near future. Mrs. Lawton, Mrs. Thurston, Mrs. Parlin, Mrs. Wilcock, Mrs. lu-scns, Mrs. H. B. Johnson, Mrs. L. B. Jones, Rev. Robert Lawton, Mrs. Rawson, Mrs. Minard, Mrs. C. M. King, Mr. L. A. Cobb, Mr. Charles Withrow, Mr. L. II. Jones, Mr.. C. . M. King, Mr. Frank Paquette. The meeting of the Branch ad journed. The Executive Committee then met and organized. Mr. L. B. Jones was elected to serve as Chairman of this committee and Mrs. C. M. King as Secretary. The following officers were elected to serve the Island Pond Branch for the ensuing year: Chairman, Mrs. Robert Lawton; vice chairman, Mrs. F. E. Minard; treasurer, Miss Ethelwyn Dickson; secretary, Mrs. C. M. King; chair man of Membership Committee, Mrs. H. E. Randall; chairman of Civil Re lief Committee, L. A. Cobb; chair man of Supply Committee, L. B. Jones; chairman of Finance Com mittee, Chas. Withrow; chairman of Work Committee, Mrs. II. B. John son; chairman of Conservation Com mittee, Mrs. Fenton Parsons; chair man of Nursing Survey, Mrs. , Eqla Thurston ; ' superintendent, of Aux iliaries, Mrs. A. E. Parlin. ' It was voted that the Executive Committee hold a business meeting the first Friday in each month, in the Red Cross work room, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Report of the Secretary of the Island Pond Branch, Essex Co. Vt. Chapter A. R. C, to the annual business meeting held at Island Pond, Nov. 12. The following finnished articles have been shipped to the Boston Supply Service since May 29, the date of the last report. 210 prs. Socks 25 Helmets 14 Mufflers 60 Sweaters 21 Surgical Shirts 9 Convalescent Gowns 60 Bandaged Foot Slippers 20 Trench Foot Slippers 30 Army Kits 10 Bedside Bags 20 Handkerchiefs 20 Tray Cloths 15 Napkins 5 8in. Linen Squares 10 6in. Linen Squares 12 Pa jama Suits 5 Comfort Pillows 27 Dish Towels 18 Wash Cloths 124 Crutch Pads 36 Girls Chemises 30 Aprons 11 Petticoats 35 Pinafores 96 Diapers 15 Picture Books ; . 543 Face Masks for local use The first week in June, 6 pajama suits and 8 prs. of socks were given to men lenving for Camp Devens. Later 14 men were supplied with Comfort Kits, and socks. Since that time this method has been discon tinued. During the week Sept. 23-30, the Local Branch collected, packed and shipped 2725 lbs. of clothing to the Committee for Relief in Belgium. Essex County was given the task of gathering 20001b and responded with about 46001b. Helen B. King, Secretary. Red Cross Notes Urgent Call For Hospital Supplies in France. The Island Pond Branch has a large amount of work assigned it to do immediately. Will everyone who is willing to sew or knit come to the Red Cross rooms Friday afternoon for work. Heavy demands are being made upon our treasury and it is hoped that all who have contributed so generously to the Red Cross dur ing the war will continue to do so as long as the suffering look to this or ganization for relief. The war may be over, but all the sick and wound ed are not yet well, nor are all the naked clothed. The quota for the Local Branch for the nexttwo months is as follows: 40sweaters, 190 pairs socks, 10 pairs pajamas, 20 pairs bed socks, 25bath towels, 40 hand towels, 30 handkerchiefs, 10 sheets. The last four items are asked as a Linen Shower to be contributed next week and sent Nov. 30. Soldier's Christmas Packages. The War and Post Office Depart ments have issued an order as of November 15th authorizing the ex tension of the mailing date for Christ mas parcels up to and including Nov. BOth. The War Department has author ized the American Red Cross to have printed a sufficient number of ad ditional Christmas labels exactly similar tothose recieved from abroad, these to be furnished on request by Chapters, Branches and Auxiliaries to families who have not recieved labels from abroad, or who have lost or destroyed their labels. This arrangement has been effect ed at the request of the War Depart ment to prevent disappointment to those who have not previously re cieved labels and they intend to as sure that one parcel will be ent to each man. The 'o-al Branch has placed a sup ply of these labels in the hands of T. C. Carr for distribution. VERMONT PLEDGES FOR WAR WORK $708,876. The State Subscribed Over 150 Per cent Mark Only Seven Statej Pass This Mark. Vermont has pledged $708,876 to the United War Work Campaign, the original quota being $473,706. Essex County pledges $8,605, ex ceeding its quota $1,975. Lunenburg made , a big oyersub scrption of , $1,800, -,itsj .quota : be ing $1025. ' ' Canaan was one of the first towns in New England to raise its quota. All the towns are doing fine, and Guildhall the county seat is making a good record. The Victory Boys and Victory Girls did splendid work and nearly lead the state with Brighton and Maidstone leading the County. Eight boys and Eight girls of Maid stone enrolled doubling their quota, and four girls enrolled in other towns. VERMONT BOYS ON CASUALTY LIST. Killed in Action. Pvt. Raymond A. Warn, Ben nington. Missing in Action. Pvt. Ralph H. Manning, Colches ter. Pvt. John L. Saltus, Burlington. Died of Disease. Pvt. Clifford L. Messer, Westfleld. Pvt. Freeman J.Priest, Waterford. Corp. Arly H.Guyette, Burlington. Pvt. Charles H, Blakely, Victory. Severely Wounded. Corp. Curtis F. Haskins, Water bury. Island Pond Boy Wounded. The parents of Damase Chevrier re ceived a telegram reporting their son wounded Oct. 5th. The degree was not given. Pvt. Chevrier is a member of the Canadian forces. - Eyes Examined Lenses and Frames Properly Fitted. A II work guaranteed J. F. FELTUS, Beebe Plain, Vt. Adjourned October Term Held Nov. 12th Many Cases Settled The Shortest Term in 15 Years. The October Term of County court, twice adjourned on account of the influenza epidemic, convened at Guildhall, Tuesday, Nov. 12, and adjourned on Thursday, Nov. 14, the shortest term in 15 years. Judge Stanley C. Wilson presided and Assistant Judges Kyle T. Brown, E. J. Nelson and Sheriff Richard Beattie in attendance. ' There was no jury panel drawn. The litigants and attorneys were disposed to settle their cases with out trial. The following cases were settled: Simon Stahl & Son vs. Jones Web ster Corporation, Malcolm Couture vs. Everett L. Lanpher, Clare R. Poweli, Admr. vs. G. T. R. Co., Ed gar E. Bowles vs. G. T. R. Co, The case of Nelson Cheverier vs. G. T. R. Co. was continued on ac count of absence of a material wit ness, and because there is another case in Supreme court upon the same state of facts, the decision of which will be determinative. The following cases were contin ued: Louis Roberge vs. E. A. Bemis and Henry W. Marsh, Edmond Dutile vs. Guay & Toussant and Trustee, Henry L. Hall vs. H. C. Jenkins, Henry Gaudette and H. W. Marsh vs. Fitzgerald Land and Lumber Co., Jerry King vs. G. T. R. Co. on ac count of the absence of a witness, Andrew Foley vs. G. T. R. Co. be cause the survey of land is not com plete. Mary Ann Covill vs. David A. Sloan Estate. ST. JOHNSEURY BOY KLILED IN ACTION. Sergeant William R. Knapp Former ly Member of First Vermont In . . f entry. Si;. Johnsbury, April -25.- The war department notified Henery L. Knapp, to-night of the death of his only son, Sergt. William R. Knapp, who was killed in action April 20. He was 42 years old and leaves a wife residing at Portland, Me. .besides hi3 father and mother and two mar ried sisters. Knapp was born in Franklin and came here from Maine about five years ago. He was a member of the First Vermont and saw service with them on the Mex ican border. He was in the ma chine gun battalion of the 102nd re giment serving as mess sergeant, and the family recieved a few weeks ago a postal card from the trenches. This is the first soldier from St. Johnsbury killed in action, two hav ing died in France of pneumonia. Successful Hunters Who Have Re ported Deer Killed to T. C. Carr .-The :.foljowing' Hunt'erhave re ported deer killed to T." C. Carr, the list being complete up to Wednes day morning: E. W. Hamilton, West Charleston shot a deer weighing 200 lbs. in Norton. Leon Raymond of Holland shot a deer in Brighton weiging 200 lbs. A. B. Hebard of White River Jet. shot a deer in Norton weighing 150 pounds. David Davio and G. II. Davis of Newport each shot a deer weighing 150 and 225 lbs., respectively, in the town of Brighton. C. D. Pierce, Craftsbury, shot a deer weighing 183, J. C. Borland, Glover, 217, Milton Lyman West Glover, 140, M. Phillips, Springfield, Mass; 196, C. L. Phillips, Glover, 198, Will Heath, Barton, 130, Clyde Heath, Barton, 175, John McClellan, Barton, 150, all shot in the town of Bloomfield near the East Branch. The following Brigton hunters shot deer in town; H. S. and T. R. Moultroupe, A. H. McKee, E. G. Chase, L. E. Currier, R. J. Cilley, A. T. Maxwell, Sam- Parker,- Charlie Goupee, Emile Goulette, C. G. Nor ris, Harold, Currier. Over The. Top In Brighton. . Our War Work quota $2250 our total pledged $3850, being 170 per cent. Credit is due to the splendid work of the Victory boys and girls their pledges amounting to prac tically a thousand dollars. This we understand is near or possibly at the top for the state. Comunity spirit demonstrates once more. The teams under the splendid leadership of their captains and the fine responce of the people has made good. A. W. Bosworth Town Chairman. Silverware Just received a nice assortment of the Holmes & Edwards Silverware in those popular and pleasing patterns Jamestown, Washington, Newport and DeSancy. See our window displaj'. Watch Inspector Grand Trunk Railway. T. C. CARR, Jeweler, ISLAND POND, VERMONT ar I V Can't touch the man with the "saving habit." We don't mean the miser he is one of the worst sufferers in the spirit. The sensible, prudent man who lives within his income and regularly lays by a little of his earnings, can defy war times. The best way to get the "saving habit" is to start a savings account with the Island Pond Nation al Bank. You'll take pride in watching it gruw to pro portions where it will work for you. Yours for mutual prosperity. LAND POND ange is Change is the order of the day everywhere. You will miss a number of things on entering cur store just now. Our Rockers have been taken to the third floor, We have a splendid assortment in Upholstered Reed, Plain Reed and Oak Rockers and the finest as sortment of I Toys, Books China and that we have ever stocked. We are displaying these now and furnish with; all Holiday purchases "Don't open until Xmas" stickers, free. Shop, and shop early. The Bosworth Store Company House Furnishers Two Vermontera Die of Woundi. Washington, Nov. 14. The follow ing casualties are reported by the commanding general of the Ameri can Expeditionary Forces: Killed in action, 150; died of wounds, 115; died of accident and other causes, 4; died of disease, 100; wounded (degree undertermined), 14; wounde-d slightly, 95. Total 522. To-day's list includes the names of Pvt. Arthur F. Aunchman, Shore ham, Vt., and Pvt.Harry M.. Fitz gerald, Orwell V.t, died of wounds recieved in action; Beverly wounded, Pvt. Walter K. Cowle, Barre ; wound William T. Lowery, Walden. Grand Trunk Recievei 10 Now Enginei. The Grand Trunk has now re cieved all of its en engines, which were placed on this division of the Grand Trunk by the U. S. Railroad Adminstration. The engines are of the Heavy Mikado type. They are equipped with a mechanical stoker, and many other labor-saving devices. The en gines bear numbers from 440 to 449 both numbers included. Times NATIONAL BANK the Order other Novelties for Xmas 1 &vau jfletljobtst Cljurcfj Island Pond, Vermont ' A Home Church " Services Sunday, 11 o'clock MEMORIAL SERVICE to ' Claude Somers Foss United States Army Mechanical Dept. Address, "A Nation's Tribute to its Heroic Dead." 7 o'clock Evening Song Service A hearty invitation it extended to all.