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VOL.8. NO. 247
BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT, SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 17, 1921.
THREE CENTS
V
IS
FIERCE FIGHT
- JNBELFASI
Firing so Intense City Tram
Car Service Is Suspended
ONE EMPLOYE
IS SHOT DEAD
Known That Six Persons Are Wounded
Crown Forres I'se Lewis Guns
Against Rioters Dail Eireann to'
Vote on Treaty Monday.
i;r.LFAST, Dec. 17 (Associated Press),
Fierce lichtinz broke out in
the New-
townards taction and Fast Belfast
mr.rning. The firing was ho intense
this
that
tram car service was suspended
Lewis
guns were used against me rioters n. mt
crown forces. An employe of the city
tram service
six persons
wounded.
wc;
a re
shot d-ad and at
known to have
least
been
Vote Monday at Ji.
DUBLIN, Dec. 17. A vote on the
piest ion of ratification of the peace
treaty between Ireland and "Great Britain
will b taken at a public session of the
Dail Kireann Monday morning at 11
o'clock, according to an announcement
mode public last night signed by Famoim
De Valera and Arthur Griffith.
No Decision I'ntil Wednesday.
Dl'BLIN, Dec. 17 (Associated Press).
- Final decision on the Irish peace treaty
bv the Dail Kireann can he expected
Wednesday, but not before, according to
information obtained from authoritative
Sinn Fein circles.
SUSPECT NAMES
MEN IN BOMB PLOT
Wolf Lindenfield Arrested In Warsaw
In Connection With Wall Street
Explosion.
WARSAW, Dec. 17 (Associated
Press). Plots and counter plots, reading
like a chapter from fiction, were involved
in the search for clues in many parts of
Europe by American secret service agents
which resulted in the arrest here -yesterday
of Wolfe Lindenfeld, alias William
Li'tide, in connection with the Wall street
bomb explosion ir Ncw York Ja,p' ru
ber, lO'-'O. ."'mfc--'' f:'
-tmxA 2i - fr'm4A MJ
ringleaders- in .he jmoc. v. liic:i he declurrt
was aimed t J. P. Morgan, the infernal
machine exploding prematurely.
Is "Right Story."
WASHINGTON. Dec. 17 (Associated
Press). The reported arrest iti Warsaw
of Wolfe Lindenfeld on suspicion of com
plicity in the Wall street bomb explosion
in September. 1!2(, is the "right story,"
William .1. Burns, director of the bu
reau of investigation of justice depart
ment, said todav.
CAN'T MOVE AIRSHIP.
Trouble Develops With The Roma and
Makes Flight Inadvisable.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 17 Plans to
bring America's airship, the Roma, from
Langley field. Va.. to Washington today
on her first cruising flight were aban
doned early today after receipt by the
army air service of word that the engine
of the big ship hail developed a minor
trouble that made the tlight inadvisable.
Methodist Episcopal Church
Rev. C. C. Chayer, Pastor.
Sunday, Dee. IS.
10. "0 a. m. Morning worship. Sermon
by the pastor. Theme: A Passion
for Souls.
3 1 -4.1 a.m. Sunday school. Only two
more Sundays in the contest be
tween the All Men's class and ihe
men's class of White River Junc
tion. ..10 ji. m. Epworth League service.
Leadership Training class, taught
by the pastor. Lessons for Juniors.
Devotional meeting at. 7 o'clock,
p. m. Evening worship. Pastor's
theme: The Soul-Winner's Con
science. Music by orchestra and
choir.
Monday. 7.30 p. m. Annual meeting
of the Sunday school board in the vestry.
All officers and teachers present.
Friday, Church Training Night fi.00.
buffet supper; ti.30. intermission; 0 4.".,
Stewardship class. Study live; 7 b0,
jirayer meeting.
Goodnow, Pearson
& Hunt
MEN'S SHOP
Chase
Plush
Robes
at
WHOLESALE
PRICES
GERMANY MUST
GIVE INFORMATION
Commission Will Not Consider Request
for Delay of Payments Until
It Is Given.
PARIS. Dec. 17 (Associated -Press).
The allied reparations commission has
icfused to consider Germany's request for
an extension of time on her January ami
February reparation payments until the
German government tells just what she
-an pay on these installments and the
other information demanded. This de
veloped when the text of the commission's
note to the Berlin government was made
public here t.dy.
UNION QUARRYMEN
REFUSE WAGE CUT
Will Meet With Granite Manufacturers
Next Week No Counter
Proposal.
BOSTON. Dec. 17. Proposed wage re-
ductions of between 2 and i per cent
.":.?,,. ..; :-
, have been rejected by the workers' union.
it was announced nere louay oy nonerr if.
Smith, secretary of International Monu-
1 'resent conferences are between employ-
. . e . I ...... "I'
ers auij representatives oi tne cuiiers
union. Delegates from the ouarrvmen
I will meet the manufacturers next week.
Counter proposals had not been made to
dav bv union committees.
PART OF MAINE TOWN
I!l RNS.
Hrrrlscn Loses Most of Business
Section.
Los $7.t.OOO.
HARRISON. Me., Dec. 17 The prin
cipal part of business section of this town
w;is burned today with a loss estimated at
X75.000.
Proposed Wage
for Central
The '.::,.!;)-. -om:nuniation by tin ofli
i py. of the tVntral Vermont railway,
announcing reduction in wag s, an-irniin.-d
in yesterday's Reformer says:
"To r.cet the general ami insistent de
mand for reduction in railroad costs re
quires railroad wages to be reduced. The
reductions shown below, arc therefore,
proposed."
Following this comes a list of reduc
tions on an honr basis, or the proposed
establish rate per hour or month for the
various classifications. In the clerical
.offices, the proposed reduction is seven
; . an hour, making 'he new -i' - W.
.. k-, ' r- - ifs nUbou! , ,., .
vnc C would be taken on at $oy si month.
!vif!i SfiO a roritiHi tlie ptatl i vheil rate
after the first half year, S7( a month
for second year's service and $S7.ot) the
established rate after the second year.
Every type of employment has its pro
posed reduction, the circular occupying
practically four closely typewritten pa
ges. The proposed rate for machinists,
tir.-t ilas is '7 cents an hour: second
class. i- cents; third class. .17 cents;
fourth class, '2 cents. Iloihr-makers
follow the same rate under the same
classification, and the same is true of
blacksmiths. Electricians have a pro
posed rate of 7 ents an hour. There
are three classes of sheet metal workers,
TO DISCI'S TARIFF.
Fv
CongrcsMnan To
Adiiress Greenfield
Commerce.
-
Chamber of
GREENFIELD, Mass.. Dec.
chamber of commerce will hold
17 The
a special
meeting at the Wi'idon hotel 1 uesday
evening. The meeting will lie preceded by
a dinner at i. !.". The purjKise of the
meeting is to discuss and give considera
tion the subject of American Valuation,
and to take action on the desirability of
the inclusion -of this provision in the
Fordney tariff, as well as to advocate the
passage of this bill at the earliest passible
date.
W. E. Humphrey, ex-oongrr ssnian from
the state of Washington will address the
meeting on this snbject.
The Province of Quebec has again
gone on record as opposed to the ad
mission of women to the bar.
First Church of Christ, Scientist
Putney Koad.
Sunday services at 10 :-. n. m. ami
7:.'10 p. m. Subject Dec. IS, Is the Uni
verse, Including man. Evolved by Atomic
ForeeV The Wednesday evening melting
which includes testimonies of Christian
Science healing, is at 7:4." o'clock. The
leading room in church foyer is open
daily, except Sundays. Wednesday eve
nings and legal holidays, from l'J to 1.
3 to .", and 7 to 0 o'clock. All are wel
come. Knights of . Columbus Hall
Monday. lec. li). 8 p. m. Meeting of
Ave Maria circle. Daughters of Isabella.
Every member should sign up for K. of
C. pool tournament. - Play starts soon.
AMERICA'S GREAT
DANCE ORCHESTRA
Tinkers
IS COMING
Next Thursday Night
WITH
Musicians
Singers
12
10
12
10
And the Three Thousand
Dollar Temple of Music.
Leo Doucette
' and
Walter Longvale
Will Also Be Here.
G CRANE.
NOT A GALLOWS
Minneapolis Engineer Rec
ognizes Photograph
Shown Watson
USED TO UNLOAD
GASOLINE TANKS
Cowles,
Most
Who Was In France,
Thinks
of Watson's Charges of Whole-',
.sale Executions of Soldiers Will Sim
mer Ifcnvn to Similar Incidents.
MINNEAPOLIS. lec. 17. William
. Cowles. "a local engineer who served
1
as ma ior of the engineers in the Ameri-,
can expe.Ktionarv forces, in a statement
t.ulfiv viiil lie h:ul recognized n nietnre
of a gallows" iurmshed to Senator
riii-.iii'is Wstvnii in simnort of t lie I;t -1
ter's charges if wholesale execution in
the A. E. F. as that of a crane
constructed while in France.
"We had fa have some means
leading gasoline tanks from car:
he had
of iui--'
said
Mr. Cow Vs. so I constructed this
bv mean of which the tanks were
Iwani
lifted
from t!:e cars by a rope and deposited on
a platform. 1 think Senator Watson's
charg'-s wiil be traced down to incidents
of t li : k kind."
Reductions
Vermont Men
corresponding to the first three classes of
the blacksmiths and others, while carmen
have the four full
J i'op -sed rate of i;7,
respectively. With
to reduce a pprent iot
to make the rate
class
iiiioations at the
t2. ."7. and
.";.' cent
i-ar men it is propped
. 7 -ents an hour and
of car cleaners ami
-hep and round house laborer
an hour. It is proposed to
: cent
educ
the
telegraphers four cents an hour.
The proposed reduction for engineers
end firemen in the passenger service is
32 cents a day, and iu the freight ser
vice the proposed reduction is HI cents i
per hour. I
l ortv cents a day is the proposed re-
1 ductioi' for conductors "! treimncu in
the yard service it is proposed to reduce
the foreman !'! cents a day. helpers S4
cents a day and switch tenders !l.-i a
day.
For stationary engineers, firemen, oilers
water tenders and coal passers a tive
ent an hour reduction is proposed.
The circular states that the manage
ment will be glad to coiiler witn re pre
sentatives of the employees at a meet
ing in St. Albans January Iti. to consider
the proposed reductions.
If an agreement is not reached at the
Iri.p iseil conferences it is understood
that the case will be referred to the
Fnited States labor board for settle
ment. BERWIN BACK IN
STATE PRISON
Kscaped Prisoner Cau;ht Attempting to
Rob House In Xcwtoti Few Hours
After I.ieak.
P.OSTO.V, Dec. 17. Harry P.erwin.
variously known as the
"wt-u ;el burglar
i,.. ..w ..-:.... i ...i., i
"""....(, ". ' . -n i -
day escaped
Charlestown.
- . .
from the state prison at
in a packing box, live audi
Piter wns irni.n.v,i i,i..,.iL
I a half hours
anil entering
was back at
per.
It was the
a house in Newton and he
WAS Bl
the prison in time for sup-'fbo skaters.-an old piece of ho-,, which,
Iliad been tried out, leaking so badh- that!
same offence for which be. rre.lt amount of time wsis wanted in
has at different
timet spent more th ail
l years in prison and it was committed
within a stone's throw of one of the
breaks which resulted in hi;; most recent
prison sentence. Miss Josephine Ire
land, who from her home across the
street noticed the man tugging at a cel
lar window, was responsible for his cap
ture, after state and local police had
been searching the city and had sta-
.tioneil special guards at the train and
freight yards to prevent his departure
from I'oslon.
Centre Congregational Church
Kev. Herbert P. Woodin. D. I)., Pastor.
Sunday, Dec. IS.
J0:.iit a. m Subject of sermon
Faith of the Pilgrims.
The
12:00 a. in. Sunday school.
7:00 . in. Voting people's meeting in
the chapel. Refreshments will be served
after the meeting.
- .Monday. Dec. If). 7 p. in. Regular
meeting of troop 1, IJoy Scouts.
The Vermont Wheel
Club Cafe
OPENING DINNEIt
Monday, December 10
11.30 a. u to 2 p. m.
Under the Management of
F. J. Quow
Olives Pickles
Cream Tomato Soup
Broiled White Fish
Espagnole Sauce
Maryland Fried Chicken
Sirloin Koast Dish Gravy
Lettuce Salad
t Mashed Potato Scallop Tomatoes
Hot Rolls Vermont Butter
Harlequin Ice Cream
Assorted Cake
Tea Coffee Cocoa
DINNER 7oe
SKI JUMP SITE TO
VESTiGATi
Committee Chosen by Brat
tleboro Community
Service i
HAS ADVANTAGES
OVER DARTMOUTH'S
Hid Secured from D. W. Ovcrocker for
Construction Electric Lights to Be
Installed at Retreat Skating Rink
lee Pageant Being Considered.
The possibility- of constructing a ski
jump on a I :1 1 which has several advun-
tacs over the
Dartn.outh lil i and where
audience of or more spectators
could be
iccomiiKidatcd, th aJisability
OI sec tiling
caretaker lor tiie loninui-
ISIlv
skating rii:k on the Retreat mea
and erecting a shelter there for the
do v.'
use of the skaters, the question of the,
installation of electric, lights at the
rink, and plans for
an ice
Jiagear.t to be
rink were the
lad,
in dedication oi
the
'principal features considered al a meet-!
' 11,0 members of the executive j
con. mil i:t li! an icooro oi.imuuiiy (
r c .i ; last eveninj,.
.i'ler CDiisidcrabic discussion a special1
i olillii iltec i olilMi--i d ot titorc L.. Uilli-'
i.aiii, .lacob I', r.sitv, Charles ! . Mann. I
ireo. Ii. Han is and nobcri L. t'ltts wai
apjioiiited to thoroulily mvesligatu the!
ski j.iuip ).iojt-t aim report to the ex
tent. e commit lee lor acliou, and tlK'j
report prubaO.'.v will oc made next wcck.j
i lie laud ownel-, ( iiiislie li. v. row ell:
ami the Uraii U-fouro tetrea'. , alreauy
nae lu'eu interviewed and liave siut-!
red their willinxne-s to grant peiinis-'
Mini tor buildinu the jump, wiiicli would
lequirj the cu.iiiig ot a goiMl mimbor ot
trees, some i.asiin, some excavating
ami grading and l lie removal of a fence.
I;. . Overocker of the 1'afkiil Con
ttniition In., builder of the federal
i ; ad iu I niiiunci stoa. has submitted a
but for tlie iir1' if it is decided to un
dertake the c mst I ticton or the jump.
lii.1 ;i!an would be to have a smaller
jump suitable for local lxy who are
be ii nn ing a well as a larger one for the
more experienced juniper.
The best site available is the big hill
just wit of the old golf links club
house, and the open held to the east ofj
t lie hill would a fiord an excellent held
! for spectators. It is especially- well
juiiupted for use us a jump
for use ii.; a jump f r ibe rrn-
wn imt t w tn ngin flireciioii
to be away from the pun, which would
prevent melting, and i-- so situated that
pnnpers
ml. It aiso
mid
dickered from t lie
eailv accessible,
b.dng
.Main
such
than
on
about a l.Vmiutito walk from
;. The nature of the hill is
with the expenditure of less
st;-e
that
half as much inonev a i being expended
on some of the big jumps Urat! leboro
, could have one cf(Ual to anv.
1 1 1 was suggested tliat 1 plans could lie
M.i'ro'it through an ice pageant for the
! enjoyment and participation of the
whole coniit'.unit v might be arranged for
i Wednesday evening of next week in
; dedicat ion of the skating rink on the
let real rounds. It would un hide niu-
sical features and
skater from Smith c
possibly
dlege or tin
t lancy
Spring-
field. Mass.,
M. C
It would be
! ret- to c. I'l yiiiii','
Plan also were made for the instal
lation of electric lights for liuhting the
rink, the TwiPi State Gas A Fleet ric Co.
agreeing to run a line of wiring and do
the work of itisia'lation. an oii'er which
was :i;prc-:ati'd ritK- by the eoiittnit
tee. ( 'cm inii nit v "Service wouid have to
furnish the pole and turnish their own
electric built. It is hoped thet it wili
w l'()
tH possible to secure tree electricity
from the
onnccticut lliver Power Co..
i , .... ,,, tu11 .i..,.!
if it I llll. IjUl - I KfI I I M 1 I.V-V "V ' II l,liV
definitely
Announcement was made ha! 8o0 feet
of new one-inch rubier ho-e had been
bought ior Use in sprinkling the rink so
lis to I'Ci'ii if in tin. .e-.t of eon 1 1 it i on tor
nceiiiiMdlsliiior flu. work'. !
A suggestion was made that a shelter
be erected in be used as a coat room and
a place iu which to get warm and for the:
use of a caretaker if it was decided to'
secure one who would devote Ids time
to the care of tie rink, cleaning away
t!ie snow
after a storm, sprinkling when
ever necessarv to have the ice in the
lest of condition and whatever other
work miilit be required in connection
with condc-tin.; the communitv rink. ,
liermon V. l'.rooks. a member of the
winter sihpiis committee, will be in
charge of the skating r:"k so far as. the
duties of the eommitt are concerned, i
l'eports of the work in other commit-'
city centers, including Fort Dummcr,
Ksteyville. West Prattleboro. East Put
ney and Wilmington, were given by
Frederic K. I'.rown. who is devoting two
months to Community Service work,
here.
For the treatment of the face alone,
bv steaming and massaging, many New
.York society women are said to pay as
much as $.t()0 a year.
First Baptist Church
Rev. Clark T. RrmvncII, I. D., Pastor.
Sunday, Dec. 18.
10.30 a.m. Morning worship. Sermon,
A Desired Haven,
ll.lo a.m. Bible nohool.
7.30 p. m. Evening tjorvi.ce. Subject.
The Times When Christ Was B rn.
Monday, 7.30 Boy Scouts
class.
Tuesday, . 7.30 Christian
Teachers'
Endeavor
meeting.
Wednesday. 7.30 Men's union. Ad
dress by Rev. E. E. Jones of Northiield
on The Situation in the Far East. Men
invited.
Friday. 4 t. m. Junior Endeavor :
7.30 "White Gifts Christmas exercises by
ie Sunday school. All departments in-
vited.
Odd Fellows Temple
Sign
ment.
up now for the bowling tourna-
ODDESS SABRINA AGAIN
COMES TO
I II I l ill l1 n ll I r i in ii i i mi ij o up 1 ii ijyui iMiwiii 1 1 m ii.li iii.dh i lyu1. 1111
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LASS GODDESS AT AMHERST COLLEGE AND TWO RRATTLEKORO
(HARDIAXS. LEFT TO RIGHT JOSEPH G. ESTEY, SAIUUNA.
PAUL A. CHASE.
CLAIM LAWYERS
INVOLVED IN THEFT;
Ilond Attorney Claims He Has Clue
$!,00),0(M Missing Securities
Taken In New York.
to
NEW YORK. Dec. 17. -arc
to be involved in tht
theft of Wall street bonds
"particularly certain lawyer'
New names
.r.(ri)0.(Mn
a year
ago,!.
and then'
has been obtained a definite clue to th
loc-ition of-the .V t.(MHl.(MN worth of bond-
..ii . - . ... i . .'
still missing, according to a statement i
last night by Saul S. Myers of CO Wail
- i"ll W.l1!-
.-tieet, attorney for a number of Wall
. i .-I,.. ......... i,:.
Ml'-ri in.ii.iiiii itiii iiii u n-s v ii.f VM-ir nil
Jv the theft iiiHiuers nave ueeu iijuaccii nun uvn
According to Myers, a "statement in ouV' , , . u i t i
full of the details of the huge romVrv . ha Uh" knIfWI? fe:l(,r.a11 .tliat tl,e
has been made bv W. W. Easterdav wlm.bW 'as closed n.gLts. but in emer
with Jules W. "Nickv" Arnstein. Nick , WW c VikR ha ve been laid so that
f'ohn. Davih W. Sullivan ami Norman S. ! automobiles could cross. In one case of
IIowl.vs. was convicted last Mav in Wash- kiml t!,f llriYfr f n autonn.bile left
ington for bringing stolen s.-curities into ! IIS car north of the bridge and told al
ii o District of Columbia. Mr. MversMe Darns, wno was in charge of the
declare.
.1 ,.it i..isti'.biv-s .it.ifi.mont i,i,i
been verified by other
Another new angb
bond theft cases was
Sullivan, a member
witnesses.
1 yesterday in the
the arraignment of
of the Sullivan &
Co., in general sessions on a supersed
ing indictment charging grand larceny.
The superseding indictment charged
the broker with the theft of SlO.tHMJ
worth of the lionds and. failing to pro
duce the $10.(Mlll required by Judge Koe
nig. he was committed to the Tombs.
OLD itHATTLEIIORO P.HJLE.
lias
Ihe;
f.UH) Pages and Was Printed
John Holbrook in 1818.
Cooke of Linden street is the
a large ISible printed in l!rat-
By
Eli S.
owner of
I leboro by John lioinrook. anil while a
front, page printed from a plate bears the
date IMti the liy leaf bears the date ISIS.
It was owned by Mr. Cooke's grandpar
ents. Joseph and Me!ea ("ook of Clarks
burg. Mass. Joseph Cook came from
England. Their names are on the back
binding in g-Jd letters. Their sou, Wil
bur Cook of Clarksburg, afterwards
owned it. It is bound in leather, has
over 1.1(H) pages and contains maps anil
pictures.
On the fly baf preceding the text is the
following: "The Holy Bible containing
the Old and New Testaments translated
out of the origin.".! tongue and with the
former traans'ations diligently-, compared
and revised. With marginal notes and
references, together with the Apocrypha,
to which are added an index, an alphabet
ical table of all the names in the Old and
New Testament with their significations
and, what has never before been added,
an nccmnt of th rise and martyrdom of
Iiu' apostles and evangelists. J. Ibd
bro( 'I;'.-' stereotyped copy. Brattleborouch.
( Vr.
IMS.
Taking his seventh wife recently, an,
Iowa man has now married all the daugh
ters of one family.
Universalist Church
Rev
. Edwin P. Wood, Pastor.
.Sunday, Dec. 18.
m. Morning worship and
10.30 a.
ser-pre-
mon. Hie pastor will preach a
Cliristmas sermon.
a. nl. Sundav school. '
p. m. Y. P. C. U. Topic, God's
1 1 .45
7.30
Gifts to Us.
Christmas services in church and Sun-
t.,.l..,l .r. Ck.L.fn...,. .1.. I
Fridav. Dec. 10. 7 t.. m. Junior'
I n ion. -
Red Men's Hall
I Dance every Saturday night.
BRATTLEBORO
WEST RIVER BRIDGE
FINISHED TONIGHT
Driver of Automobile Containing "Sick
Wife" Tips Workman $10 for
Allowing Him to Cross.
i "Work on the West River covered
bridge, at the three bridges, which has
a,.,., ,.:i,t. il,,. ,,.. in r.r ,,T,.t.
...;,, t... a'.i k.. ii" u:i.'.2
n ui i,r v "ini'it ten LT'iiiii v i jit uifjiiou,"
department
under the direction of Road
. ;....:,... M,..t.lt. T T,,k.
..iiiiiijsniuri x luting i . i'hui-, v in-
n . , , ., , .... , ...
.i
' I.".. li.'il ClliVB ..VT.VH
timbers to support the lloor have been
put in. A majority of these supporting
-. . . . . ...
vore nt tliat time, mat las wiie was 111
iiu the car and he was in a hurry to take
her to the I 'rooks House, where she could
be intended by a physician. Planking
was laid down and the man put his hand
in Mr. Harris's overcoat pocket.
The car was driven across the bridge
in anything but a careful manner, and
those who saw it had a feeling that if
there was a sick woman inside their guess
was wrong. When the stranger had gone
Mr. Harris felt in his coat jacket and
found a ten-dollar bill.
SCARLET FEVER
IN SEVERAL TOWNS
Quarantine Nearly Over at Austine In
stitutionSchool Closed in West
Halifax New Cases Reported.
Practically all the children and teach
ers at the Austine Institute, which has
been in quarantine the past two weeks be
cause of a case of diphtheria there, have
been released from quarantine. The pu
pil having the disease was placed in iso
lation at once and will be released within
a few days.
In West Halifax, where the disease was
discovered after several persons had suf
fered with it in so mild a form that no
physician was called, one family is still
in quarantine and the village school is
clod i'ntil fter the Christmas vacntion.
District Health Officer C. S. Leach
said today that a new family had been
: placed m quarantine for scarlet fever
jin Whitingham and that the school which.
the pupu attended was closed this week.
Two new families also have been placed
in quarantine with the disease in,. Putney.
ASK RECEIVERS FOR TROLLEYS
Connecticut Valley Street Railway One
Company In Trouble.
'BOSTON. Dec. Z7. Appointment of
receivers for three Massachusetts street
railways is asked by Gilmour, Rothery
& Co., Boston insurance brokers, in peti
tions filed in the supreme court.
The trolley lines are the Northern
Massachusetts Street Railway Company,
the Concord, Maynard & Hudson Street
Railway Company and the Connecticut
Valley Street Railway Company. The
.Connecticut Valley street railway oper
lates between Montague. Greenfield, TJeer
' field, Amherst and Northampton,
j "In each of the petitions the plaintiff
claims that the railway owes it money
for premiums on fire insurance and that
the company is unable to meet its obliga
tions. The Northern Massachusetts has out
standing capital stock of $500,000, the
Concord, Maynard & Hudson .$235,000,
and the Connecticut Valley $020,000.
Each of the lines has incurred a deficit of
SilOC',000 or more, it is stated.
SABRINA IN TOWN
FOR F0i MONTHS
Class Goddess at Amherst
. Guarded by Brattle
boro Evens
BRONZE FIGURE HERE
FOR FOURTH TIME
Captured from Odd Year Men at Litch
field, Conn., Taken to North Adams,
Buried in West Brat tleboro and Then
Brought to This Village.
Sabrina has been in Brattleboro again.
She has just completed her longest stay
in the Organ town, being securely boarded
in without food or clothing for more than
four months iu C. S. Chase's barn on
Harris place. The last seen of her in
thbt town was when she was being
guarded by three young men in an auto
mobile and was going at a rapid rate in
the direction of Amherst, Mass.
For the benefit 'of those who may not
be acquainted with this attractive speci
men of femininity it may be said that
Sabrina is the class goddess of Amherst
eoliege and has played an important part
in interclass affairs there sine.' the early
eighties. She was brought here lat July
for the fourth time iu her career, and
after lying buried in West Brattleboro a
night and a day she was taken to the
home of Col. J. Gray Estey for the third
time, the other occasions being in 19KJ
and l'.l!. Her first sojourn here was in
1S!)2. at the time of the Brooks House
banquet of the cjass of 1S14.
Shortly before her trip here this year
Sabrina had been locked in jail in Litch
field, Conn., by the odd year classmen,
who captured her from the evens in Bos
ton in March, 19"J(. The evens rescued
her from jail last July and took her to
North Adams. Mass., from which city
she was brought to Brattleboro.
After her removal to North Adams a .
telephone message to some even year men
in Brattleboro asked that they come after
her. Accordingly Paul A. " Chase. 'IS,
Jacob P. Estey, 'IS, and Joseph 1. Estey,
"20, engaged Louis I. Allen take them
(Continued on Page 7.)
MARLBORO GIRL
GETS SCHOLARSHIP
Vermont Academy Awards Two, Made
Possible by Vermont Woman's Gift
Closed for the Holidays.
Vermont aeadomv at Saxtons Rif r
closed its doors Friday morning for the
holidays and the students and teachers
departed for their homes on a special car.
On Thursday evening a banquet was
served in Proctor hall in honor of the
football players, attended by all instruc
tors and students, 140 plates being laid.
Principal Raymond MeFarland presided
aud after a short talk presented the
Academy football "V" to the following
men : Captain William Stickney, Har-e-'d
Lawren-e, Henry Ilolton, Murray
Herrick. Clifton Hastings. Theodore La
(lair, Ezra Hitchcock, Donald Topper,
Richard Dudley, Stanley Strout, Theo
dore Tiffany and Lorimer Puffer. At
the close of the banquet the football
squad elected Harold -Lawrence of Sax
tons River as captain of the football team
for the fcoasou of '11122.
A recent gift to Vermont academy by
n Vermont woman made it possible for
Principal McFarland-to announce special
scholarships of $50 each to Lindley Rob
inson of Ludlow and Irene Bartlett of
Marlboro.
THE WEATHER.
Rain and Warmer Tonight Snow anil
Colder Sunday.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 17 The
weather forecast : Rain and warmer to
night. Sunday rain turning into snow
and colder. Strong south shifting to
west winds.
GET ME
If you would like to select
it from the biggest and best
line in this section, go to
Fenton's' Men's Shop. You
might buy me two, as two
will cost no more than one
did last year. Beauties at
25c, 50c, 65c, 79c, 95c, $1.45,
$1.95. A pretty box with
ties at 50c up. At
Opposite Vermont National
Bank.
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