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THE BURLINGTON FHEE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1914.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl 13. I'latka of llytlo
stroct nro tlio parents of a baby ilmi?htor,
born yeBterdny morning.
Tho number of deaths In tho city dur
lnj; tho month of January was SR. .'.a thn
number of births wns M, tho excess of
births over deaths wns 19.
Mrs. F. c. Parker loft Monday for
California to visit her daughter, Mrs. Mc
Keo Shcrrard, nnd her two sons, John Van
Hlcklcn and Fritz M. Van Slcklcn.
Conductor M. J. Towers of tho Central
Vermont road, for some tlmo past severe
ly 111 nt tho homo of friends In Charles
town, X. 11., Is reported as somewhat
Tho advanco docket for tho March term
of Chittenden county court Is ready for
distribution. It shows HI civil cases
which are likely to bo brought to trial
during tho coming term.
Mrs. AV I. Hoed ami two rhlldren, who
havu been the guests of Mr. nnd Mrs.
Fred Johonnott, went Monday to New
"York and from there will go to their
homo In Spring Hope, X. C.
Mrs. Mary Thompson of S3 Park street
has resigned her position as clerk with
the Wells & Richardson company nnd
with her fnmlly will move to Springfield,
whero sho will make her future home.
Tho annual Inspection of the hospital
corps, Vermont National Ouard, Is to bo
held here on Tuesday, May 19, according
to orders Issued from the ofllco of
Adjutant-General Lee S. Tlllotson of St.
The house of J. Watson Webb on Shel
1urno point has been completed nnd
has been occupied to some extent. It Is
believed that the dwelling will be ac
cepted when Mr. Webb comes up from
Ni w York.
Tho Society of Colonial Wars will bold
Its annual meeting In the State of A'cr
rncnt at the society's room February 23.
At a meeting of the council Saturday one
new member, Dr. Edmund Towle Brown,
In probato court Monday license to
tell real and personal estate was granted
In tho estate of Edmund 'Martin, lato of
Jericho, and license to sell real estate was
pninted In the estate of W. Franklin Lord,
lato of liurllngton.
In probato court yesterday thcro was a
jottlement and decree In tho ostates of C.
A. Beach, lato of liurllngton, Charlotte Sl
monds, lato of liurllngton, Thomas C. Mill,
lato of Charlotte, and Martha 13, AVhlt
:omb, late of Richmond.
V. I. Lawrence has completed tho draw-
ing of plans for a residence for B. II.
Maeck in Shelburne. The houso will bo
an attractive structure, costing In tho
nelshlorhood of M.M) or J7,0H, with brick
veneer and gambrel roof.
Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Hodcm, who havo
lived in this city for the past two years,
will leave In a few days for Albany,
N. Y,, whero they Intend to make their
homo In tho future. Mr. Modem will
travel out of that city for the Standard
Word has boon received of the engage
ment of Miss Dorothy Alexander, former
ly of this city, to Ernest V. S. Arbouln
of Boeas del Toro, Panama. Miss Alex
ander haw recently returned from Panama
and Is now at her brother's In West
Joseph filmy anil Miss Mary Eva
Lnrameu of this city were married Tuos
dav morning at seven o'clock at St.
Joseph's Church. Monsignor Jerome M.
Cloarcc performed tho ceremony and
they were attended by Narcisse Laramee
and IV'ter Guay.
G. E. Humphrey of Burlington has been
appointed .superintendent of thn Interna
tional Harvester company In the place of
Mr. Ashley, removed to West Virginia,
nnd is making tho Junction House at
Whit River Junction Ills home for thti
present, says tho Landmark.
The five children of Mrs. Peter Phillips,
the woman arrested with thieo others In
the laid on her house on First street Wed
nesday night, havo been taken to tho poor
farm, Olllcer Mongeon having driven them
out In the automobllo yesterday. The
children r.ingo in ages from eight years
down to 10, months.
Smney R. Jacob, proprietor of tho
h leeialty shop at 2-1 Church street, mar
ried Sunday at Providence, R. I., Blanch
L. Rosen, daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Slg
mund Rosen. They left for a wedding trip
to New York, Philadelphia, AVashlngton
nnd Atlantic. City. They expect to bo In
Burlington by next Sunday.
Harry Corey, formerly organist at tho
Collogo Street Church in this city, and
later organist at Rutland, began his duties
Sunday as organist and choir master at
tho M-'thodlst Church nt Orange, N. J.,
one of whoso attendants Is Mrs. Thomas
A. Edison, wife of the famous Inventor.
It Is a large nnd prosperous) church
In probato court Thursday Sophia Ther-
rlen of Richmond wns appointed adminis
tratrix1 cum testamcnto annexa of tho
estate of Toussalut Therrlen, late of Rich
mond. George Baitlett nnd Wlllard E.
Flagg. of Richmond wero appointed com
missioners and appraisers. There was a
settlement and decrco In the cstato of
William P. Willey, lato of Essex.
Tho condition of the Rev. P. A
Campeau of Shelburne, who suffered a
paralytic stroko a few weeks ago, re
mains about tho samo and thero is llttlo
hope of his recovery because of his age.
Ono &Ido Is affected so that ho can
f-carecly move It at all. Dr. J. E
LaRocuue of this city goes to Shelburno
dally to attend him.
That which ts laoktng In vitality,
debilitatod, weak and thin, can
not possibly givo proper nourish
ment and strength it must be
purified, built up and vitalized by
Charles H. Ellis of Murrain. N. Y
arrived In town Thursday and will make
his homo here, llo will bo employed In
the selling of automobiles and pianos for
(leorgo D. Jnrvls. Mr. Ellis will bo re
membered as a former resident here,
being In the grocery business llrst on
North Wlnooskl avenuo nnd later In the
Clement block on l'earl street. While In
Buffalo ho was In tho grocery business
nnd had an extenslvo trade but a lire
November 10 destroyed his placo of busi
ness. In probato court Saturday tho will of
Michael Delehanty of Burlington was
liled for probate. License to sell real
?stato wns granted in tho estate of Mary
li. lllckford, lato of Huntington. Thero
was a settlement nnd decree In the
estates of Vernon 1. Collins, lato of Col
chester, of Colin Hilton, lato of Essex,
and of Jennie P. Hoxsle, Into of Col
chester. Matilda Dennis Bailey of Bur
lington has been appointed administratrix
of tho estate of Frank Dennis, lato of
Invitations havo been hsucd to the
members of the Ethan Allen club for a
St. Valentine dance to bo given at tho
club on Friday evening of this week.
Music for dancing will bo furnished by
Barton's orchestra. The patronesses for
tho occasion will be: Mrs. D. A. Loomls,
Mrs. F. H. Kimball, Miss Amy Bingham,
Mrs. C. A. Pease, Mrs. F. D. Spauldlng,
Mrs. C. S. Van Patten, Mrs. W. II.
Englcshy, Mrs. J. H. MlddlebrooK, Mrs.
A. Ii. Buell, Mrs.'M. G. Beebe, Mrs. J. T.
Stearns, Mrs. 11. V. Hall and Mrs. II. C.
Orra Ferguson returned to this city
Tuesday from Minneapolis, Minn.,
whero ho has been employed for tho iast
two yearw with the Cedar Lake Ico com
pany. Mr. Ferguson has taken a posi
tion as manager and treasurer of the
Eddy Ice company of Rutland, nnd will
assume his duties there on Mnreh 1. Tho
company has a paid up capital stock of
$.'0,eo0. One S.Ofn) ton Ice house has al
ready been tilled and the Ice on the pond
Is ready for a third cutting us It Is 12
Inches thick. The water In the pond Is
said to be of pure spring water.
Papers were filed at the county clerk's
offlco Friday in tho caso of George
J. Mongeon against Charles N. Bugbee,
C. L. Bugbee. Fred N. Bailey. E. L.
Scott and Itlchard A. Hoar of Barre. Tho
action, which comes up on appeal from
n judgment In favor of the plaintiff
Mongeon, rendered by Judge Palmer In
city court, Is in two counts, one asking
damages of J2Co for monoy lent and tho
other seeking to recover tho amount of
a policy with the St. Andrews' Benevolent
society, of which It Is alleged the tlo
rendants were directors.
Papers wero filed Thursday In county
court In the chancery caso of Frank A.
Jewett against Buell White, a dispute
over timber land In Huntington. Tho
oiator, Mr. Jewett, seeks an Injunction re
straining Mr. White from cutting timber
n lot ino, so-called, In Huntington. It
s claimed that Mr. White Is Insolvent and
thereto not financially responsible, and
that he has already cut erne thousand mill
ogu or about loo.oon feet of timber worth
about J1..W. A temporary Injunction has
been granted by Judge Stanton on tbe-ora-
or's tiling a bond for V. A. "ullard
s attorney for Mr Jewett.
J. W. Jones, who recently purchased of
tho Calvin S. Ishnm estato tho Interest
of the Into Mr. I sham, as announced In
tho Fioo Press at the time, has re
organized tho firm which will now luso
ltn old name. Henceforth tho llrm namo
will bo Tho J, W. Jones Company. Tho
old firm of Jones & Isharn was In
existenco 31 years, having been organized
In probato court Friday Emerson A.
Thorp of Shelburno was appointed
guardian of Harold I. Thorp, anil Roy
E. Thorp, minor wards, of Shelburno, S.
F. Androws of Richmond was appointed
administrator of tho estates of Joseph
G. Lynn, lato of Richmond, and Luolndu
J. Lynn, late of Elgin, Illinois. ( II.
Andrews and M. S. Whiteomb of Rich
mond wero appointed appraisers of tho
istato of Joseph G. Lynn.
Camp William Flynn, United Spanish War
Veterans, held their annual installation of
officers Tuesday with William Thynno
tho Installing olllcer. Tho ofllccrH urn ns
follows: Commander, I W. Fennell:
senior vco-commandor, William Thynno!
junior vec-commander, C. E. Leach; oltl
cor of the day, A. S. Dewey; offlcor of tho
guard, John Dyke; trustee for three yenis,
G, AV Grandv. W. H. Halo was appoint
ed adjutant nnd Charley Bashaw quar
termaster, INiMiu wero also Installed.
Meader Martin has severed his connec
tion with the Van Ness House after 10
years of strenuous efforts In Its behalf,
often In tho face of many obstacles. Ills
untiling efforts, courteous treatment and
square deal with all have won for him
unity staunch friends among the public.
Few hotel men In Vermont are better
known or have more friends than
'Meader," as be Is familiarly called.
Ills many friends here will be glad to
know that he will remain In Burlington.
V. P. Gardner, who has been acting
manager with Mr. Martin, will remain
George E. Allen, porter at the Hotel
Vermont, Is recovering slowly from a re
cent accident that nearly had a fatal
result. While he was waiting the arrival
of an Incoming tiain Wednesday night
at the station a bundle of papers was
thrown lrom the train and struck Mr.
Allen In the neck. As the bundle was
very heavy and was propelled with great
violence the man It hit was knocked
senseless and It was some time betoro
he was revived. Had the end of tho
bundle struck him the result would un
doubtedly have been fatal. Tho accident
will confine Mr. Allen to tho housu for
A yearly meeting of the agents of tho
Metropolitan Life Insuraiico company of
tho State was held at the Van Ness
Houso roof garden Saturday afternoon
and evening. Upwards of 40 ngc-ntn wore
present. The meeting was also nttended
by W. F. Dobbins of New Vork elf .
who Is superintendent of tho Now Eng
land agencies, and John F. Murray of
New York, of the ordinary department.
In tho afternoon tho work of tho com
pany In the Stato during tho year 1913
was reviewed. In tho evening a banquet
was held, after which ways and meant
were discussed for the business of 1911
Tho result of the license commissioners
shows that fiom May 1 until December
31 ot tho year 1913, thero wero 100 names
on tho list of Burllngtonlans to whom
liquor could not bo lawfully sold. Of
theso 152 wero on account of Intoxica
tion, 130 because! they bad received nld
from tho city and IS on request of rein
tlws or employers. Tho licenses wero
distributed among ten of the llrst and
ten of the second class, from whom a feo
of $!XI each Is required. There wero
seven of tho llfth class, which paid a
feo cif $D0 each. No licenses wero granted
In Burlington of tho third or seventh
An olllcer from tho Industrial school
at Vergennes wus In this city Tuesday
on his way back to Vergennes with two
boys who ran away from tho Institution
tho day after the tiro and were captured
yesterday nt Sheldon Springs. Onu of tho
"boys" Is nearly 21 years of ago and has
a wlfn and baby. Ho was committed to
tho Industrial school somo tlmo ago from
Sharon on a charge of furnishing liquor
without authority. While tho two wero
skirmishing about Franklin' county they
wore suspected of having had something
to do with the minder of tho Chinaman
I Tho club house of tho Eagles' Ico Yacht
club will bo put on tho Ico to-day, near
tho yacht club wharf. Tho Ice Is thick
enough to allow Ico boats nnywhero Insldo
tho brenkwnter nnd Commodore Miller
nnd II. H. Pashby will put their boats
nut this morning. Superintendent C. AV.
Smith of tho Consolidated Ice company
and another man went out ns far ns tho
breakwntor yesterday and ono fishing
shanty, that of Peter Rickey, wns put on
tho Ico Insldo tho breakwater. When tho
work of cutting Ico for cold Btorago pur
poses begins thero will bo work for almost
ovory unemployed man In tho city whe
can stand tho pressure.
Papers wero llled with the county clerk
Saturday In tho caso of Pearley Rnssen
of Jericho vs. Henry Pocor of Essex.
This enso was heard before a Justlco of
tho peace In Jericho and comes up on
tho appeal ot tho defendant Pecor. The
plaintiff Is represented by L. F. Wither
of Jericho and tho defendant by Allen
Martin of Jericho. Tho declaration
alleges that Pecor hired a black maro
from Russen to drive from Jericho to
Essex nnd back and that he did mako
tho said mare "blind, sick, sore and use
less." Tho causo Is stated In three
separato counts, ono In trespass, ono In
trover and ono In case.
Examinations for first grade, or clerical
and third grade or sub-clcrlcal positions
In tho Hold service, which Includes cus
toms nnd Internnl revenue, wero held at
the civil service room of tho federal
building Saturday. Fourteen applicants
appeared for tho clerical and seven for
tho sub-clerical examinations which wero
given under tho direction of C. E. Saw
yer, local secretary, and C. L. Orton of
tho local board of civil service examiners.
No applicants worn examined for tho
second grade as there are no vacancies
at present. Tho next examination sched
uled for Burlington Is for railway mall
clerks, and will be lipid February' 21.
Philip McMnhon was taken Into custody
Thursday afternoon on tho complaint ot
Mrs. Kaplan, who runs a second hand
store, that tho man had entered her place
of business and had stolen a silver napkin
ring of somo value. According to tho
story, McMahon snatched up tho ring
when Mrs. Kapla.. was not looking but
ho was observed ty a young girl who put
her hand In the man's pocket and snatch
ed the article out, then held the door
against him until sho hnd notified th po
lice. McMahon wa.s taken into court late.
In the afternoon and Judge Palmer, after
hearing tho evidence, and, ascertaining
that money would be furnished the man
to get out of tow continued the case for
30 days and allowed the respondent to go
on his own recognizance.
It may Interest the people of Bui ling
ton to know that potatoes cannot bo Im
ported from Canada, according to a de
cision from the treasury department. A
notice of "Quarantine No. 11" from tho
department of agriculture relating to tho
admission of foreign potatoes from cer
tain countries nnd their prohibition from
certain other countries is now In effect.
This notice forbidding the Importation of
potatoes Includes Canada among tho pro
hibited countries. The reason for this Is
that certain diseases of tho potato havo
duvelopcfl, notably the powdery Fcr.b In
certain countries, which diseases have not
yet been developed In the potato crop of
the United States. Formerly largo quanti
ties of potatoes were brought through
this customs district, especially when the
crops were scarce on this side of the lino.
Tho delegate and alternates to the
county convention of Woodmen have been
elected by Alpha camp and aro as follows:
Deli gates, F. A. Nichols, A. O. Palmer,
T. McMillan, II. II. Sails William
Thymic, J. H. lsham, A. T. Chllds, F. L.
Roberts. William Riley, Jr., Joseph Cote,
F. C. Jackson, H. W. Parish, and the
alternates, J. P. Granger, E. E. Bean,
Oscar Helnlnger, John Laltosy, A. S.
Dewey, William Nenieau, C. A. Short
sleeves, Oeorge Munsmi. F. G. Jerome,
Frank Dague, William Simpson and A.
Langevln. Tho county convention will
be held In Milton on April 1, and a part
of the work will be the election of two
delegates to the Stato convention, wlil-h
is to bo held in White River Junction
May 1, where in turn three delegates
will be elected to the national conven
tion to bo held In June In Toledo, Ohio.
Consul Nlqhols has appointed Josiph
.Mrs. ChnrlrH II. Slcunrl.
Whllo walking near the corner of Col
lego nnd South Piospect streets at about
9.30 o'clock Tuesday morning, Mrs
Charles II. Stewart was taken suddenly
III and wns assisted Into tho homo ot F,
S. Penso by a young man who was pass
ing. Dr. C. A. Pease wns called, but before
his arrival life was extinct. Death was
caused by fatty degeneration ot tho heart.
Health OIHccr Dr. D. J. Nolan wns sum
moned nnd also an ambulance, which car
rled the remains to tho undertaking
rooms ol D. S. Pease. Later In tho day
the body wns removed to her home at 4.11
Pearl street, the family having recently
moved here from South Burlington. Mrs.
Stewart Is survived by her husband, ono
son, Clifford, and a daughter, Alice. Sho
Is also survived by a brother, Edward
llursou of Efsex, and a sister, Mrs. Mcr-
rltt Ellsworth, of Pleasant Valley. Her
manv friends will mourn her loss. Tho
funerav will be held this niomlng at
funeral will be held Thursday morning at
nine o'clock nt St. Mary's Cathedral and
tho Interment will bo In St. Joseph's ceme
tery. Mrs. Stewart was In her C2nd year,
having been born at Essex April S, 1SC3.
George C. Illnck.
George C Black died very suddenly
early Sunday morning at his home nt
19S St. Paul street of heart trouble. He
was found dead In bed by his fclster,
Mary, who went to call him when tho
household niose for breakfast. Although
he had suffered attacks of heart trouble
he was apparently In his usual health
when he rr'tir'(l and his death was en
tirely unexpected. He had been dead but
a short time when found.
Mr. Black wni born and lived all his
life In Burlington. Mo wns 37 years old
In January. He Is survived by his moth
er, by three brothers, Charles F. and
John G. or this city nnd Dr. William M.
Black of Richmond; and his sister, Mary.
Mr. Black was graduated lrom tho Bur
lington high s-hool In the class of lS'Jt.
Tho funeral services wero held
Tuesday morning at S:30 o'clock at St.
Mary's Cathedral, and the Interment wna
In tho family lo' In St. Joseph's ceme
form and the light caps offered no pro
tection from the bitter cold, tho mercury
remaining nt about tho samo point even
In the middle of tho day. At tho post,
tho men were excused from all out of
door work which could bo dispensed with,
such ns drills, and during last night tho
guards wero rclloved ovcry hour.
SUNDAY SCHOOL WORK.
THE OLD BEE HIVE
Feb. 12, 1914
Ho v. II. A. Iltirfff HpmIkhn it General
Secretary of Slnlo Aimoclndnn.
A meeting of the Stato Sunday School
association's executive committee was
held nt tho Y. M. C. A. building yester
day afternoon and matters of Importance
were discussed In connection with the
work of tho Stato Blblo socloty, which
tho association has taken over.
Tho most Important Item of tho ses
sion was tho resignation of tho general
secretary, tho Rev. It, A. Durfco of Bur
lington, which was submitted to tho
meeting. Thu resignation will go Into
effect In three months' tlmo and during
that period .A-. Durfco will continue his
work as heretofore. Tho resignation '
was tendered on account of 111 health.
Mr. Durfco wan qulto 111 during his re- j
cent trip abroad and although ho ha3 '
fully recovered ho feels that the duties I
of tho position will now bo too sovero a
Present at tho meeting were: If. A.
Slayton of Morrlsvlllo. Dr. O. O. Sllck
ney of Barre. F. C Dyer of Mlddlobury,
C. T. S. Plcrco of Vcrgehnes, tho Rev
H. M. Maxfleld of Stowo, tho Rov. II.
A. Durfeo of Burlington, tho Rov. W. A.
Iavlson of Burlington, Mason S. Stone
of Montpoller, J. W. Hong of Grand Isle,
tho Rev. B. R. Houghton of Mlghgate,
nnd the Rov. Mr. Hamilton of Randolph
Mrs. IMnn E. Demlng.
Mrs. Mary M. Demlng, wlfo of Edson
E. Demlng, died Sunday morning at
1:10 o'clock at her home at "i Johnson
street after a long Illness, death being
caused by fatty degeneration ot the
heart. She was years of age last Sep
tember. She was born In Burlington,
being Mary Maria AWIch. Besides her
husband, she Is survived by two sons,
Frank and William of this city; by two
sisters. Mrs. Nellie Naylon of liurllngton
and Mrs. Margaret Gibson of Salamanca,
N. V.; by three brothers, Michael, Pat
rick and Richard Welch of Cincinnati,
Ohio; and by two nephews, Robert Nay
lon and Alexander Fredctte of this city.
I 'I fill Ward Republicans Again Niiinc
Albert S. Drew iln Their t'niididntr.
Albert S. Drew hns been nominated as
an alderman of the city for tho sixth
time. This action wus taken at tho republi
can caucus for the fifth ward, which was
held In tho city court room last night.
Alderman Drew has already been elected
to tho position live times and hns never
had nny opposition until two years ago,
when II. S. Crane ran against him. Mo
Is a member of the committee appointed
In connection with tho new union station,
nnd Is chairman of tho board of alder
men. The meeting wns called to order by J.
P. Ladd. In splto of the Arctic weather,
about 2T, republicans wero present. T. E.
Hopkins was elected chairman and A. L.
She! man secretary.
After Alderman Drew's unnnimous
nomination, the meeting proceeded to
nominate unanimously S. J. Beatty for
ward clerk, and H. C. AVheelock, James H.
Dolan and F. C. Ames for Inspectors of
election. Henry Todd was re-elected
member of tho city committee, nnd Jed
P. Ladd, L. P. Smith and F. AV. Baylies
were re-elected as the ward committee.
"Beautiful Dress Cottons,
Dress Linens and
Important exhibits showing the very
daintiest wash fabrics for spring and summer
wear, including patterns and designs many of
which are exclusive here.
It is a fact, women who select their Dress
Cottons early do secure some unusually pretty
and exclusive fabrics. They may choose from
displays that are fresh, new and that show the
best efforts of the leading manufacturers, both
here and abroad.
'i'hmnri .1. Dnjle.
Thomas J. Doyle died Sunday morning
after a lingering Illness at tho home of his
sister, Mrs. John Baker, ot St. Paul street.
I'nlms nnd UiifTndllN nt Mnrrlnge of
Mct'lnln Itclnlmrt unit Dorothy Illekok.
The home of Mrs. Horatio Illekok was
who, with two children, Mrs. Eugene Stan 1 pi,, preno of a charming wedding yes-
on of Nn.-diua, N. II., and Mrs. AVUll.iii,
lawyer of Wilmington, Del., survives
him. The funeral was held at St.
Mary's Cathedral Tuesday morning. Bur
ial was In Pittsburgh, N. V., In tho
ANOTHER COLD SNAP.
ote chief forester of Alpha canvi.
The Minneapolis Journal of February 2
announces the death at Taylors Falls,
Minn., that day of Lucas Kingsbury
Stannard, tho last surviving member of
the Minnesota constitutional convention
of ls."7. Mr. Stannard was born in
Georgia. A't., July f. 1S2I, and was there
fore nearly M years of age. Do was a
brother of Benjamin F. Stannard, one
of the pioneers of southern Minnesota,
and of General George J. Stannard, com
mander of the A'ermont troops at Gettys
burg and a long-time resident of Bur
lington. After graduating from Bakers-
Held academy he studied law in St
Albans and was admitted to the bar In
1S.VI. Two years later he went to Mlnne
sota and pre-empted tho quarter section
of land near Taylors Falls, on which he
lived and died. A republican in polities,
Mr. Stannard held many offices during
his long life. He Is survived by one fon
Luke, who Is a banker and cnttlo breeder
In Taylors Falls.
,nki' CIokmI chit Ann In, Mltll
pi-rillllre -0 lieltm Zero.
Tho second real cold snap of the win
r struck Burlington early yesterday
morning and when most of the populaca
woke the tin rmome ters were around tho
iO below zero mark, which was the of-
llelal temperature at the United States
weather bureau station. In some places
t was colder than that but the kiosk In
city hall park and a number of other
thermometeis In sheltered spots regls-
ered IS below as the lowest mark. The
old Is expected to stay at least a day
or two longer and the leeord this morn-
ng will probably bo colder than that of
.esterday. It may possibly reach 2" be
ow zero. The wave came from the north
west, whero the snap had hovered for
several days. Yesterday it was 40 below
at Stony Cliff, Out. Tho wave traveled
slowly as the wind blew at tho rate of
only 12 miles an hour.
The eold did much to cheer up tho Ice
men who had begun to worry. In spite
of the wind the Ico crept steadily out
nto the lake and at nightfall there
were only the openings north and south
of Juniper Island. It Is expected they will
bo closed by to-day. Tho Ice which has been
formed Is rough on account of Its man
ner of freezing and the wash of each
wave can bo traced. This shows that tho
NEWS TOLD IN BRIEF.
Frtd AV, Upham, president of the Con
sumers company oi i.iul-.iku, ...
jnl, sayH thero nro more mon out of
mp'oyment In Chicago than over betoro.
A Chicago special says winter wheat
Is in perfect condition, with snow cover
Ing tho middle west from Pennsylvania
Harvard firaduates of tho elasa of 1313
havo voted to tnho out 20-year widow-
ment llfo Insurance policies as a novel
means of raising $100,000 to be presented to
Plans aro under discussion In Now A'ork
for a gigantic brldgoover tho Hudson from
67th street to tho Jersey shorn ;to cost jw,
Onu.COO. The bildgo would carry eight
tracks and tako caro of 100,000 passengers
Houso leaders say that It Preslden
AVIlpon recommends tho repeal of th
toll exemption provision ot tho Panama
cnnnl act. ns now seems assured, tho
Houso will pass a ' bill In compliant
with his wishes.
Beginning March 1, practically all trnnl
lines In tho United States will charge a
higher tariff for the Pullman compart
mont and drawing rooms occupied ex
cluslvely by a single traveler. Bertli
prices will remain tho same. No protest
having been received from tho interstate
commerce commission, officials of rail
way trunk lines aro conlldent that the
will bo permitted on March 1 to mako nil
Increase of 100 per cent, In rntoB of faro
for passengers who travel nlonu In Pull
l i day morning at 10:30 o'clock, when her
daughter, Dorothy, was united In mar
riage with McClaln Relnhart of Chicago.
The ceremony was performed In tho
drawing room, which was decorated with
palms and daffodils. At tho appointed
hour the bride entered with her mother
preceded by her little nephew, Horatio
Snyder, carrying a lwisket of daffodils
and ferns. She was met at the altar by
the groom. Tho double ring service was
used, the Rev. I. Smart officiating.
After the ceremony an Informal wedding
lueakfast was served, during which tho
bride was showered with sweet peas by
all the guests, which made a very
The guests Included the 'family and a
few Intimate friencR 'Tho music rendered
during the ceremony and breakfnst by
Miss Nash and Mr. Barton was a de
lightful accompaniment to a most de
lightful occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Relnhart
li ft on the noon train for a short wed
ding trip, after which they will reside
at 10 Klmwood avenuo, Evanston, 111.
r. i". i.
AVe heaid a man say the other morn
lug that tho abbreviation for February
Feb. means freeze every body, nnd
that man looked frozen In his ulster
It was apparent that ho needed tho
kind of warmth that stays, tho
warmth that reaches from head to foot
all over the body. AVe could havo told
him from personal knowledgo tha
Hood's Sarsnparllla gives permanen
warmth, It Invigorates tho blood am
speeds It along through artery am
vein, and really Tits mon and women.
boys and girls, to enjoy cold woathe
and resist tho attacks of disease. It
time, and all Its benefits aro lasting,
Thoro may be a suggestion In this fo
water Is ready to becomo solid as It Is so gives the right kind ot warmth, stlm
thick that It freezes to tho depth of about , ulates nnd strengthens nt tho samo
an Inch with each wave. If tho lako Is
frozen to-day nnd remains that way
the Ico harvest will commence next week.
Julius Roland wnlked out on tho lei
that had been formed tho night before
for n distance of nbout a quarter ot a
mile yesterday nnd found It two Inches
or more thick off Lakeside, where ho
harvests his Ice. At tho distance of a
quarter of a mllo he encountered tho Ice
which was made during tho day ond did
not travel on that. Near tho shore, thn
Ice off Lakeside Is now 12 Inches thick
and If necessary could bo used for stor
ago purposes. Last year a largo quan
tity of Ice wns cut Inside tho bieakwater
Iiitcr-I-'riiternlty Conference Formed
Will Prepare Himlilng" HiiIoh.
llonrescntatlves of ten fraternities mot
Monday afternoon nnd formed an Inter
fraternity conference which will have for
Its principal object tho drafting of rtiBlv
Ing rules to go Into effe-ct next September,
A constitution wns adopted, following th
general lines suggested by tho Natlouul
for that nurnoso but this vear tho lei Inter-Frnterntty conference. Olllcers wero
Inside the breakwater Is not much thick-1 elected, and It was decided that tho tlrst
er than that on tho outside. regular meeting of tho conterenco win
The lake really froze over last year on p '',cl nlJ"1,t on" wet'K' nnu eii
PVhrunrv ?l and the le lini-vt wns I.... meetings will bo held thereafter monthly
gun on March S. The sun got so hlgh!l:,,c" fraternity will have three members
,hnt the work was m.i.le .liiTim.it nn,i : In tho conference, preieraoiy an i lumnus,
ns the reason was so far advanced only i
a senior and a Junior. No by-laws in re
a tew weeks wero given over to tho work. I1"'1 to ruBlilnn system were pa-ssed, but
This yenr every Ico houpe will bo tilled
to Its capacity, and probably 20,000 tons
will bo put away. There Is a chanco of
a shortage along the Hudson river, nnd
thero Is always a ready market for leu
among tho creameries and other largo
consumers In tho State.
In a record, which rocs back to the
year 1SIR, the earliest dato ot freezing
of tho lako Is found to be January 7,
Other yenrs In which It froze early nra
1S72 and 1SSI, when It closed over on
Jnnunry 8, and In 1SS7, when open wntcr
disappeared on January p. In 1S35 tho
bridge was formed dear across on Jan
uary 10. The latest known dato ot closing
Is Mnreh t, 1S19, and In thieo years, ISM,
1S1J and W0, tho water remained open
through the year. In tho latter year, tho
steamers were employed all winter nnd
on New Year's day an excursion, which
resembled a slimmer picnic, was held.
The average date for closing Is January
A number ot people reported frost bites
yesterday and tho cold was particularly
trying to tho soldiers, two of whom weiu
seen rubbing tuelr ears with snow In
man drawing looms and CO por cont. for
ut St Albans, but they were able to I passengers requiring exclusive uso of I tho park yesterday afternoon. They had
provo an alibi, I Pullman compui tmeiitB. como down from tile post In dress unl-
after deliberation and study of tho best
! methods In other colleges the conterenco
Will draft somo rules. Tho fraternities
represented at the meeting woro Lnmtxln
lota, Sigma Phi, Delta Psl, Phi Delt
Theta, Alpha Tau Omega, ICnppa Sigma
Sigma Nu, Alpha Zeta, Delta Sigma, and
Alpha Kappa Kappa.
While A'ermont lost tho rainy rnco to
Tufts at tho B. A. A. meet In Boston
on Saturday, Captain Earlo S. Haydcn
covered himself with glory In tho handl
cap mllo run, In which ho took second
place. Hayden was ono ot 17 mon 1
tho mllo. Ho was severely elbowed nt tho
start of the rare but worked his way t
llrst placo which ho held until tho last
fow yards. Hero F. H. Blackmail o
Harvard showed an unexpected burst of
speed nnd won by llvo yards,
Tho relay team made a much bette
showing than last year and lost by a
barn llvo yards. Tufts won tho raco In
tlireo minutes 19 3-5 seconds. Tho Ver
mont team was composed of F. Bolster,
II. O, AVIIbur, V. Patterson and F. Cln
tron. Bolster nnd Patterson 'were also
entered In tho 40 yard dash. Clntron was
entered In tho Ci( yard dash, but did not
run because It followed too closo upon
tho relay raco.
Crepe Uourette, 25c per yd.
A very pretty Avhite crepe
fabric, with n neat broken
stripe of pink, blue, tan, lav
ender and black, 28 inches
French Plaid Ratine, $1.00
and S1.25 per yard One of
the smartest of the season's
novelties, copying the very
high-priced woolen plaids in
the most desirable summer
fabrics for separate skirts,
dresses, etc., 42 inches Avide.
Check Ratine, $1.00 per
yard Black and White Check
Ratine, in the medium and
large checks. A very strik
ing fabric for early season
Avear, 42 inches Avide.
Black and White Stripe
Ratine, $1.25 per yard An
other very fashionable fabric
of Ratine, Avith a AA'ide black
and Avhite stripe, 42 inches
Raiine Di'ess Linens, 45 iiis.
wide, 50c per yard Plan upon
at least two dresses of Linen,
and make your selections now
from tho splendid assortment
of colors we offer, including
apricot, tan, lavender, old
blue, pink, old rose and other
leading shades, also Avhite.
Cotton Voiles, 35c per yard.
Cotton Voiles are among the
most popular light weight
fabrics. We shoAV a 44-inch
Cotton Voile in Avhite, black
and a full assortment of col
ors. Scotch Ginghams, 24c per
yard A full stock of new
1914 patterns in Scotch Ging
hams, including exceptionally
pretty stripe, figured and
check combinations, suitable
for street dresses, house
dresses, children's wear, pa
jamas, etc. '
The Automatic 'Reduction Sale of
Women 's Tailor Tiade Suits
$4.75 & $9 -75 are the prices to-day
For sixty some tailor-made suits we have grouped to sell
in this novel manner each day these suits will be marked
down 25c until sold.
PARENTS AND TEACHERS.
StppH Taken timnril Forming nil r-
Kiinlziitlon nt (iraiiininr School.
! Joseph I.ltvln Jailed on Charge dron
ing Out of 11 Until
Enthusiasm over tho parent-teachers' Joseph Lltvln, the hnckman, "know n
movement seems to bo growing rapidly ns Joe Junk," was arrested last even-
In liurllngton, the latest manifestation Ing by the police department on an un-
belng an enthusiastic meeting at tho usual charge, that of being accessory
grammar school building Tuesday even- before tho fact in tho cases which grow
ing, when preliminary steps were taken out of the raid on tho Phillips place
toward forming an organization. About on Bright street Tuesday evening when
ti) parents were present. A short pro- two men and two women wero urrest-
grnm was given by tho pupils. cd on serious charges. Lltvln was tho
The meeting was presided over by Prof, cabby who carried the two men to tho
Georgo P. Burns of the University of houso nnd It was tho sight of tho
Vermont and Mrs. Georgo I. Forbes was hack standing outside tho door which
lected secretary pro tern. The latter In
troduced a resolution, which was adopted,
led to tho arrests. According to tho
statement of tho women, tho men wero
to tho effect that a Parent-Teachers' brought to tho houso and loft there
association be formed, and a committee by Lltvln, who first nsked permission
was appointed to report on a constitu
tion and by-laws. Tho matter of or
ganization was left to a future meeting.
The idea of tho association was explained
by Principal M. D. Chittenden. Remarks
were made by Principal A. M. Eldrldge,
for them to como. Mrs. Phillips, it Is
said, has mado tho statement that Llt
vln had offered to bring men to her
residence. Tho hackman was taken in
to city court as soon as ho was ar
rested and wns placed under bonds of
nr. F. E. Clark. Mrs. Charles M. Goudey, i,uuu. wnicn no wus unaoio eo lurnisn
Mrs. L. J. Paris and others. The fact nnd he was obliged to spend the night
that the board of aldermen had refused iall. Ho will probably havo a hoar
to purchase the property next to the lug In city court this morning on tho
grammar school building for playground charge of aiding and nbottlng tho
purposes wus commented upon at length, crlmo to which tho women pleaded
nnd It was suggested that If all the Bty as principals, as mentioned else
puplls of tho school had been lined up "hero. IIo was represented In court
at the meeting of tho nlderm.m when by Attorney John J. Lnrlght.
thoy took action, tho result might havo Mtvlji Is not a hackman In his own
1 iifr ont right, but Is a licensed driver In tho
ThV progran'i of entertainment by tho. employ of Adelard Hamlin Complaint
nuolls wns as follows; Piano solo by """ " .. . "V
Marian Brooks, selections by double
quartetto nnd male quartette and read
ings by Dion B. Beckwlth. Several views
were shown by tho new radloptlcon, in
cluding somo of tho Thomas Bailey
Aldrich memorial at Portsmouth, nnd
scenes In Hartford, Conn.
llt'YING TO SAVE MON12Y
Buying Foley's Honey and Tar Com
pound saves money because Just a fow
doses slops tho cough and cold and ono
bottle last.s a long time. It qulcKiy necis
raw and Inflamed surfaces, itops tick
ling throat, harsh, rasping coush9, croup,
hoarseness, bronchial and la grlppo
coughs. J. W. O'Sulllvan. (ad".)
HELD FOR COUNTY COURT.
of tho hnckmen woro engagod In tho
sort of business which la charged up
to .Lltvln, but this Is tho first tlmo that
any ovldonco has como to tho atten
tion of tho authorities that teemed to
warrant an arrest.
Caught I" Itnld Tucurtny Night
I'leadt'd Not Guilty.
Tho peoplo who wero arrested In tho
raid on the resldenco ot Mrs. Pater
Phillips of First street Tuesday night,
ns described in yesterday's Free Press,
were arraigned In city court yesterday
afternoon, Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Hnttlo Mln
nlflold Young, William Davis and John
Bcnolt being tho respondents. The charge
against each was adultery. Tho two wom
en pleaded guilty nnd the two men not
guilty. Hearings wero Immediately hold
in tho cases of tho men, tho evidence of
tho women, Officer Barry and Deputy
Chief Cosgrnve being taken against them.
At tho conclusion of tho hearing tho two
men we're held for county court In tho
sum of $1,000 each. Sentence will be given
In tho cases of tho women to-day.
It came out In tho testimony that tho
two men wero taken to the houso by a
hnckman named Joseph Lltvln nnd Judgo
Palmer aoked If there was any way In
which Lltvln could bo reached by city
ordlnnnce or other regulation. Mrs. Phil
lips testified to tho Identity of the hack
man and said tho llrst she saw of him
was when ho dro'vo up to tho front door
nnd nsked If his two passengers could
como In. Both women testlllcd that the
I two men wero strangers to them
Literary and JllnrlcjJ Pragnini by
Stnnnnrii Relief Corps.
Stannard AVoman'6 Relief CorpG, No, SO.
hold its annual observance ot Lincoln's
birthday at tho Memorial hall lust even
ing, a largo number being In attendance.
A musical and literary program was yjven
nnd refreshments woro served.
Tho program wns as fellows: Piano
solo by Mrs. A'nn Steinberg; reading,
"Llfo of President Lincoln," Mrs. Gill;
recitation, Lincoln's Gettysburg address,
by Royal Bradley) song. Miss Frances
Hradloy, poem, Mm Georgo McBrldf.
duet, by Mrs Gertrude Smith and daugh
ter! poem by Airs. Van Stelnborg; re
marks by Post Commander Martin, Gen,
T. S. Pec and Corp.i President Mra Mar
tin. Tho pregmm closed with tho sing
ing of "America" by those present
Fa'or Extending Treaties.
Washington. Feo. 11. duiucral arbitra
tion treaties with Great Urtlaln. Japan,
Italy, Spain, Norway, Swodcn. Portugal
and Switzerland which havo expired nnd
aro awaiting rntltlcatlon for extension,
nro to bo taken up for consideration by
tho Senate Thursday, February IS, This
course was deturmtned upon to-day by
tho foreign relation committee, which
favorably reported the treaties recently
after a conferenco with President AYllson
on the nntlon'R foreign policy,
Opposition to oxtenslon of tho trentlei
Is certain to develop, but ndmlnlstrntlor
leaders beltovo the conventions will be
favorably acted upon after tho general
It Is estimated that tho Panama canal
will cost I3.MW.O0O j early to operate