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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: .THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 1919.
T 1 MEETINGS RICHMOND Moderator, F, O. Nichols; clerk, Salmon Green: treasurer, M. t. Dlmlck; select man, L. C. Conant; constable, M. Murphy; llslter, R. J. Towcra; road commlsBloner, J). J. Squires; overseer of tho poor, P. W. Fay; school director, M. D. Dlmlck; tax, $3 on tho dollar of tho brand list. The vote on license resulted: Yob CO, no SOUTH BURLINGTON Moderator, F. 13, Catlln: clerk and treasurer, II. II. Wheeler; selectmen, Patrick O'Hrlon, C. It. Whlto and B. P. Newton; constables, firs P. E. lord, second, "W. II. Tupper; listers, O. N. 'lcments, B. II. Slocum and It. K. Hay lies; road commissioner, E. 15. Duel!; town agent, il. 11. Wheeler; auditors, A. 13. I.amsnn, V. G. Hartln and Mrs. W. W. Aldrich; overseer of tho poor. W. H, Heath; school directors, W. W. Alii rich, W. II. Tupper and Mrs. Jessie Bell Whlto; trustee U. H. deposit money, II. J I. Wheeler; tax $1.90 on tho dollar of i he grand list. Tho voto on llcenso ro ,nultod: Yes 13, no 47; truant otllcor, W. ' II Tupper niciiPonD Moderator, W. II. Looklln; clerk, II. II. Ilounds; school director for threo years, C II. Austin; lister for threo years, John H. Grogs ; selectmen for three years, W. II. Derby; road commissioner, Aldcn N. Bears; overseer of poor, D. W. Carpenter; collector of taxes, Oscar McGregor; town treasurer, II. H. Rounds; auditor, P. H. Keltey; grand Jurors, D. W. Carpenter, Mrs. Lou K. Thomas and W. l. Durkco; constables, Oscar McGregor and Charles Hurburt; town attorney, A. B. Ilowloy; superintendent of Bakorsfleld Poor House association, D. W. Carpenter. Voted to pay 11,000 to State for malntalnenco of roads, voted to exempt from taxation for a period of 10 years tho Read company corporation, voted to give to tho U. A. It. 25 for Memorial day, voted $200 for re pairs In tho Rlchford Center ccmotory. A tax of $2.8S on tUo grand list was recommended. LINCOLN Moderator. L. B. Jackman; clerk and treasurer, M. B. Gove; uolcctman tor three years, A. R. Hrglgs: auditor lor three veara. A. 1!. Cushman; constable and collector, S, N. AtklnH; lister or I u"righam ; CHARLOTTE Moderator. W. M. Dean; clerk, M. C. Hlgbea; treasurer George W. Prlndlo; selectman, S. A. Lewis; constablo and collector, Henry H. Claxton; lister, S. A. Lewis; road commlsioners, W. N. Root and R. II. Ball; auditor, George Edgcr ton; overseer of the poor, S. V. Smith; grand Jurors, J. P. Ramsey and J. R. Taggart; school directors, Elliot Prink and O. M. Hazard; trustee cemetery fund, W. II. Boardmoii. The vote on license ro eulted: Yes 2S, no 85. ST. GEORGE Moderator, M. W. Hinsdale; clerk und treasurer, G. S. I'eet; nclectmen, M. W. Hinsdale, one year, S. J. Noonan, two years, R. II. North, three years; listers, Ernest Towno, ono year, Edward Kehoe, two years, M. E. Pnrcher. threo years; school directors, Lawrence Welllnger, one year, Emma Hlnxdalc, two years, Mrs. Fred Pcct, threo years; overseer of poor, R. H. North; road commissioner, Edward Kchoc; town grand Juror, C. H. Forbes; fenco viewer, tho selectmen; agent to prosecuto and defend suits, M. W. Hins dale; constable and collector, N. E. l'archcr; auditor, Asa Knapp, throe years; library trustee, Kate Purcell; pound keeper, R. H. North; Inspector of lumber, Arthur O'CIalr. Llcenso vote, yes 17, no 2. thrnn vMm. Prank Baalow: BChool dlrec tor for three years, C. E. 1'lorco; road commissioner, I H. Hanlon; overseer of the poor, J. L. Beano; trustee u. a. fund, L. E. Jackman; agent to uorcnu and prosecute suits, G. H. Purlnton; library trustee, William York; town grand Juror, I. A. Colby. A vote ot m io "i was mado In favor or nconso, in mo wwn, rtnd 25 to 25 for fifth class license. A tax was voted of $2.23. Voted to ralso $3"0 to take advantage of the Slato aid law. MORETOWN Modorator. P. M. Goss; clerk, Dr. James Haylett; assistant clerk, Mrs. Lllla Hay- lott; treasurer, J. W. nates; overseer ot the poor, W. R. Chose; road commission er, II. J. Nelson: selectman, W. J. Hath- away; lister, P. M, Goss; school director, Mrs. Theron Evans; constable, II. Q. Ward. It was voted to construct a co ment brldgo near the Stevens place on tho rlvor road. JOHNSON Moderator. O. H. Wilson; clerk and treasurer, C. N. Farrlngton; selectman. William Sinclair; lister, Earl Holmes; road commissioner, Millard Cunningham; school directors, P. W. Hazcn, Earl Welch: tax, $3.00. SHELBURNE Town officers elected Tuesday are: Moderator, Carl C. Fletcher; clerk, Miss Bell Neary; selectmen, W. P. Maeck, A. M. Vaughan und Thomas Mitchell; treas urer, B. H. Maeck; constable and col lector. G. N. Roberts; listers, John Stapleton, T. McKenzlo and H. Harrlng' ton; road commissioner, M. B. Thomp son; auditors, T. M. Thompson, W. M. Webster and Mrs. J. Norton; overseer of the poor, G. N. Roberts; school directors, Clarence Morgan. II. W. Tracy and B. C Marsett; library trustoes, Mrs. Carl Fletcher, Mrs. Prod Roberts, Mrs. Walter Webster, Mrs. A. M. Vaughan and Mrs. Thomas Stanton. License: Yes vote of 136 and a no vote of 00. HYDE PARK Moderator, S. B. Walto; clerk and treasurer, Mrs. Lizzie White; selectman, G. Blake; school director, A. C. Mun- eon; lister, E. A. Wedge: road commis sioner, Harold Jewott; overseer, H. B. Lanpher; collector and constablo, B. E. Crowcll; auditor, W. D. Strong; grand Jurors, H. C. Lanpher, E. A. Wedge; agent. R. W. Hulburd; cemetery com missioner. Miss A. D. Sawyer: tax $2.74, with an additional 10 cents to meet $1,000 appropriated for State highways. A committee was appointed to report on a memorial monument for John McDanlels, first settler of Orleans county (Hyde Park was formerly In that county). The sum of $150 was voted for a celebration In honor of soldiers returning from the war in the east. License vote: no, 51; yes, 47. STOWE There was a large attendance at the town meeting which was held In the audi torium of tho Akeley Memorial building. Officers elected were as follows: Modera tor, C. M. Watts; town clerk and trcas uror. Miss Hattle E. Pratt; lister for three years, C. B. Parker; for one year, M. w. Adams; selectman for threo years, A. G, Gale; for one year, A. C. Aiko; overseer, J. B. McKlnloy; trustee of public money. O. E. Luce; auditor for one year, W. R, Collins, two years, Mrs. Mildred Smith; threo years, A. R. Straw; town grand Juror, II. E. Shaw; road commissioner, Ernest Scrlbner; school director, Frank E. Stafford, who received 151 votes out of 157 cast. BRISTOL Town meeting passed off very quietly. A few women voters wore out. These officers were elected: Moderator, R. S Smith; clerk, W. W. Wilson; selectman for three years, F. P. Smith; liBtcrs, W. C. Bingham, F. W. Gove and E. D, Lamb; overseer of poor, T. C. Vnrncy; constable, P. H. Richardson; school dlrec tor for three years, C. T. Prary. Voted $75 for Memorial day and $300 to the Bristol Military band. Voted tax of 250 cents on a dollar. Voted $1,000 for per mancnt highway. License vote: yes 81, no 101; druggists, yes 85, no 93. WHITING Town clerk, Allison Webster; road commissioner, William Seln; treasurer, Mrs. Addle C. Wooster; overseer of poor, W. Baldwin; selectman, Frank Rawson; school directress, Mrs. Frank Rawson. Tax rato at discretion of electmen, not to exceed $2.25 ORWELL Moderator, C. B. Cook; town clerk, L. F. Llllle; school directors, R. S. Hall G. L. Smith, C. J. Blair; HsterB, L. B. Needham, E. O. Bishop. Charles Coats road commissioner, D A. LaDuc; trcas urer D. L. Wells; overseer of poor. Dan Cain; master public money, D. L. Wells auditors, L. F. Llllle, J. C. Thomas, Ouy Ctook; constable, W. H. Nickerson second constable, John Cain; town agent, A. R. Bush; grand Jurors, J. E, Conway, W. A. Jennings, R. S. Hall selectmen, G. W. Felton, J. E. Conway, R. C. Brown; superintendent Mountain View cemetery, J. H- Thomas; sexton Mountain View cemetery, Zebulau Baker. , MONTGOMERY CENTER , Moderator, E. S. Wright; dork and ireasurer, C. A. Qardyne; selectmon Jf.phriam Lumbra, Ernest Touchette and Olarencp Hallo; road commissioner, J, J. LaFrank; school directors, II. H Parker, Charles Martin, Clifton Lam tiert; constable, H, II. Marcy; lister, A. R. Gates, George Puller Wallace Drlssotte; overseer of poor, J. R. Dodge Brand Juror, C. H. Farnsworth; library trustee, J. H. Wright; auditor, George fuller, Charles Purrlor, J. F. Smith Total tax, $3.35 HARDWICK Moderator, J, E. Hancock; clerk and treasurer, P. A. Shattuok; seleotman, C. A. Stanford; lister, R. 8. Hoopor; over seer" of poor, A. W, Norcross; road com missioner, Pred Eastman; first constable, V. W. Rand; second constablo, Gcorgo H. Lawrenco; tax collector, George H. Lawrence; auditors, C, M. Sawyer, B. M. Sweak. W. H. Taylor: $700 was voted for hospital, $100 for library and an amount not to exceed $50 for Decoration Day, Voted $1,000 for permanent high ways. Voted to pass over artlclo In re gard to medical Inspection of schools. License vote, yes 17, no 77. BAKEHSPIELD At the town mooting the Hon. H. P. Brlgham was elected moderator; C. II. Wheeler, town clerk; Dr. Land on Abor nothy, school director for threo years; selectman, Pay Brlgham; listers, A, C. Wells, II. II. Head; highway commis sioner, I. II. Stone, A. C. Wells: overseer of the poor, B. O. Barnes; auditor, J. II. Cutting; treasurer, C. W. Wheolock; con stable, P. A. Start; town ngont, Hon. II. F. Urlghom; cemetery committee, Fay committee for Brlgham DANVILLE Moderator, W. C. Heath; clerk and treasurer, Asa Wesson; road commis sioner, R. II. Vance; school director, C. H. Kimball; selectman, James Stevens; lister, Fred Gadapee; overseer of the poor, George Bagby; voted $1.00 on the grand list for school purposes and $1.50 for other purposes; taxes to be paid on or beforo October 25 with a 4 percent, rebate; voted $500 for road work in order to take advantage of the State road act. CAMBRIDGE Moderator, Linus Leavens; clerk and treasurer, Elsie C. Smith; selectman. Fred M. Wltley; school director, H. W. Lang; road commissioner, Almon P. Shene; overseer, H. W. McNally; con stable, C. S. Brush; collector of taxes. iV. B. Sinclair; town agent, W. H. Par ker; listers, J. M. Powell, Fred Hitch cock; auditors, H. W. Varnum, W. E. Hunt, P. A. Plummcr. License vote: 10 yes, 47 no; fifth class license: yes 21, no 49; tax $2.50. Academy, Frank B. Mnynard; it was voted to appropriate twenty-flvo dollars for tho observance of Memorial Day and W. W. Smith, P. A. Start and D. B. Cowan woro appointed u commlttco to expend tho money; It was voted to ralso three hundrod dollars for roads to meet a like amount from tho State. Thirty five dollars was appropriated for the Bakersfleld free public library. License vote, no 55, yos 19. ROYALTON Moderator, II. .1. Eaton; clerk, J. P. Waterman; treasurer, A. O. Wltham; selectman for throo years, Ray Benson; overseer of the poor, Albert Taylor: road commissioner, Fred Howland; auditor, V. K. Brackett; school director for three years, A. W. Bohannon. DBENNAN WINS HOT ST. ALBANS CONTEST 1 Republican Mayor by 17 Votes City Goes Wet by Big Majority F. D. ABERNETHY, Head of Church Street, .. , ilium! SHARON Town clerk, Daniel E. l'arkhurst, Don E. Moore, pro tern; selectman, M. C. Noycs; overseer of poor, D. E. Mooro; grand juror, Albert B. Preston; constable, W. H. Chilson; lister, D. E. Mooro; ludltor. Walter C. Burke; town ngont. O. C. Sawyer; school director, Charles Tucker; rood commissioner, Thelbert Huntley; health ofllcer, George B. Drown; license, no; tax on dollar, $2.50. NEW YORK LIVESTOCK New York, March 5. DBKVKH Receipts 1,430. Steady. Htocra $ni8.60: bulls $oi8ii3: cows $1012.50. CALVES Receipts 800. Strong. Prtmo venls $22; culls $14017. 81IKE1" AND LAMBS Receipts 4,550. Firm. Ordinary sheep $10; ordinary to fairly prlmo lambs $18010.2(1. JIOCIS Receipts 4,910. No trading. NEW YORK GRAIN AND rRODCCE New York. March S. BUCKWHEAT Weak. Sound milling $2.25 cost and frclKht New York. WHEAT Spot steady. No. 2 red $2.34W track New York. CORN Spot firm. No. 2 yellow and No. 2 white $1.55"; cost nncl Irelunt Now YorK. OATS Spot firmer. Standard 70r70i4c LARD Easy. Middle West $20028.10. Others unchanged. POTATOES Steady. Sweets, Jersey, bas ket. $202.75. CABBAGES Oulet. Prices unchanged RAW SUGAR Steady. Centrifugal 7.28o; One granulated 9c. SPOT COTTON AND ITJTIJHK9 Now Yori March 5. Spot cotton nominal. M.udllng 20.25. Chicago. March 5. CORN March $1.35 i ! May $1.20; July ti.24:. OATS March ase; aiay uoftc; Juiy 50 Sc. FORK May LARD May $25.15. RIBS May $22.72. Cash quotations: PORK Nominal. LARD $25.62. RIBS $24025. (Furnished by the Associated Press) Boston, March 5. BUTTER Northern 57057Hc: western BOW0B7O. cheese cnoice bzo33c; rair to gooa 30 0 31c NORTHFIELD Moderator, Charles A. Plumley; town clerk, Claude L. Morse; lister for three years, J. M. Donahue; selectman, J. C. McCarthy; road commissioner, E. L. ICelty; overseer of poor, H. H. Whitney; trustee of public money, Charles A. Plumley; town treasurer, Claude L. Morse; auditor for three years, Oliver Hazelton; town grand Jurors, J. L. Mos ley. D. B. Howe and H. H. Cross; first constable, J. M. Donahue; second con stable, M. W. Ryan; town agent, Charles A. Plumley: trustee of Brown Library for five years, H. R. Roberts; cemetery commissioner for five years, Robert A. Silver. The first contest of the day came over selectman with the following nomi nees: P. A. Jones, J. C. McCarthy, Al bert P. Smith and Malvard A. Howe. The first ballot resulted In no choice and was as follows: Whole number cast, 116; necessary for choice, 59: McCarthy had 67, Howe had 27, Smith had 17 and Jones had 15. The second ballot was as follows: Whole number cast, 151; necessary for choice, 70; J. C. McCarthy had 85, Albert f. amitn had 29, M. A. Howo had 27 and P. A. Jones had 10. The next contest came over tho election of overseer of the poor and resulted: Whole number cast, 119; necessary for choice, CO; II. H. Whlt ney had 87 and Frank White had 30. Tho lost contest was over second grand Juror and resulted as follows: Whole number cast, 38; necessary for choice, 20; D. B. uowe had 23, Frank White had 9. Prank Tracy had 4 and J. E. Plunkett had 2. On motion of Frank Plumley article 10, to see If tho town will vote to exempt the Northfield Hotel company for a term of years, was postponed Indefinitely. Tho sum of $800 was votod for the uso of Brown Library under artlclo 4. Under artlclo 5 the meeting voted $500 to secure Stato aid, and under article 6, $50 was voted for Memorial Day. Tho sum of $250 was voted for the use of the North Held cornet band. Article 8 to see If the town would vote to purchase a tractor was pulsed over. After considerable discussion and many amendments a town tax of $1.45 was voted, together with a town highway tax of 30 cents. A motion wan made and carried that tho select men bo Instructed and directed to Inspect the town clock and to dismantle the same or plaoo.it in repair, as In their judgment ENOSBURO Hutchinson; selectman for three years. J8'" be8t n, motlon f 'T M. L- Hubboli; overseor of .poor and poor house director, u.- lu Abell; con ley, the courtesies and hospitality ot the citizens of NorthQeld and the froedom of the town will be extended to Major General Clarence R. Edwards, U, S. A. of the 20 th Division, upon the occasion of his visit to Northfield on March 13. The license vote: yes 170, no 132; fifth class, yes 145, no 110. CORNWALL Moderator, P. II. Warner; clerk, C. H, Lane; selectmen, C. P. Conlon, P. I. DeLong and F, E, Poote; road com missioner, J. E. S perry; overseer, E. it Peet; treasurer, H. S. Cobb; listers, C, P. Tulley, A. D. Parkhlll and C. P, Benedict; constable, Nelson Mahen auditors, I. L. Hamblln, A. W. Poote and A. J. Field; truutoo out plus fund, II. S, Cobb; town agent, F, E, Foote; hchool directors, Benjamin Boardman, R. A. Bingham and Arthur Stevens; library trustees, Mrs. C. H. Lane, Mrs. C. P, Etcel bridge ardors and mate war taxi room ami miss tnora Jtingey. ucense, pi $z,Su. m no ., yes iu; tax, z.w. utablo and collector of taxes, A. J, CJroft: treasurer, A. A. Aseltlne; au- tor three years, Lyman Gilbert; town Krand Jurors, W. J. Chaffee, H. W. Towlo; town agent, E. McFeeters; II lrary trustoe for flvo years, C. LOvltt; nchool director for throe years, E. E. rorloy; opera house trustee, G. II. Whltcomb; license voto, no 135, yes 14. The selectmen were empowered to uppoint ono or two road commission ers. A sum not to oxceod $25 wis ap propriated for Memorial day expenses. Pour hundred dollars was appropriated tor tho free public library, The town road district , voted an extra tax of :;u cents on the dollar, also an extra five cents on tho dollar for rosurfac Ing. A tax of $1.45 was voted to pay Indebtedness and maturing obligations "which Includes $3,145 of cement and CHICAGO PRODUCE MARKET St. Albans, March -'ms.U ono of the most stubborn mayoralty contests ever j hold In St. Albans, H. M. Drennan, re- publican, wus elected mayor ovor John g L. Dempsey, democrat, by a majority of I 17 votes. Tho total votes werol Dren nan 783; Dempsey 7CC. Tho voto by wards was as follows: Ward one, Drennan 187, De.mpscy 41; ward two, Drennan 58, Demp sey 100; ward throo, Drennan 82, Dempsey 109; ward four, Drennan 145, Dompsey 95; wnrd five, Dronnan 207, Dompsoy 119; wnrd six, Drennan 105, Dempsey 193. Tho city went wet with a largo ma jority of 173 votes. Tho yes votes totalled 803 and tho no C90. ' In wnrd six, Pred J. Walker, democrat, wns oloctcd, receiving 177 votes, while John Lawton, republican, received 70, and Lawrenco McArthur, Independent, 32. In ward five, C. L. Curtis, republican, was olectod over William J, Dougherty, demo crat, by a voto ot 203 to 103. In tho contest for school commissioner Harry J. Leonard, .ropubllcan, defeated E. A. Gcnnett, democrat, by a voto of 205 to 125. Tho dinner served In the parlors of the Methodist Episcopal Church' Tuesday oon to accommodate tho voters proved cry pojrular. Besides tho voters, people from schools, stores, and offices attended. The women also sent big baskets of food and a big pot of coffee to tho City Hall for thoso whose duties did not permit them to leavo tho building. Not for many years has tho mayoralty contest been so keen, and not for many ears has such a crowd remained at the City Hall during every minute of the day. The women voters were on hand nt an early hour, and tho headquarters f tho Equal Surfrago League in the city council. It was voted that tho board of school commissioners employ a medical Inspector In tho public schools, ts exempt the mem bers of the flro department from paying a poll tax, also thoso people who are in actual service of the United States, cither as Boldlers or sailors or who may como Into said service during the ensuing year. A sum of $1,000 was voted to take ad vantage of the State aid law. B. Melvln Hopkins was re-elected city clerk and treasurer. The city grand Jurors elected were: R. M. Austin, S. S. Cushlng and A. II. George, trustees of tho St. Albans Public library, J. W. Hanloy and C. D. Watson; auditor. J. P. O'Neill, The above officers with the oxceptlon of Mr. O'Neill, were endorsed by both parties. Mr. O'Neill, who ran on the democratic ticket, had no opposition. Without a slnglo voto of opposition a resolution was passed giving as the sense of tho meeting that the bill now In tho Legislature at Montpeller which would so amond tho city charter that no salary could bo paid to the mayor and mom bers of tho city council, should fall of passage, and further instructing tho city representative, M. H. Aloxander, to read tho resolution in the House that the legislators might know how tho voters of tho city of St. Albans were Inclined toward proposition. Beginning To-morrow, Friday, March 7th, and continuing- until stocks have been exhausted, we have, ar ranged to hold an important BOSTON llUTTEtt MARKET BOSTON rilODECK MARKET Boston, March 5. APPLES Baldwins, fancy cold storage. SSOP11 bbl.: fresh packed. No. 1, 70D No. 2 and ungraded $5.0007: Oreenlngs $508; Russets $5S: Ben Davis $3Su.oo; ushbl boxes, liaidwins, extra xanoy. $3.50 01; No. 1 $2.7503.25: No. 2 $1.75 !.2.: western box apples S3.2504. 25. BEANS Car lots, per 100 lbs.. Now York nd Michigan choice pea beans $7.5008; fair to good $707.25; California small white $808.50; yellow eye, fancy, $7.50 0 8: fair to good SO.5O0T; red Kidney, ranoy, ilu.nu (ftsll: fair to good saeuu.au: Canadian peas S5..rU0U: native green peas $808.50: lima beans $10010.50; jobbing prices 25060a above car lots. 11BHP-Bxtra sides 25026c: heavy hinds 31032c: heavy fores 19 0 20c: cows 190220. CORN Shipment. No. - yellow, i.na .58: No. 8 yellow $1.5301.55; No. 4 yel- ow Sl.B0ifIil.52. CORNMBAL Per loo lbs., grnnuiatea vellow. 83.30: bolted S3.25: feeding XZ.HO0 2.85;. cracked corn $2.8502.90; whlto corn meal. r;i. 3003.85; white corn Hour $3.B30 8.75; hominy grits and samp sa.jinf.i.oo; corn flakes and cream or maize o.uuhp. KQC1S Fancy hennery ana nearby o; 65c: eastern extras 48050c: weitern extras 4849o; western prime nrsis f ioo; west ern firsts 43W044UC. FLOUR Per 190 lbs., in saciis, spring patents, special short, $11.35011.00; spring patents, standard, xii.iuspii.tu naru win ter patents $11.25011.75; soft winter patents 110.75011.40: sort winter struignis iu.uibi 10.60: spring first clears suetu.no; rye nour, per 100 lbs.. In sacks. 4. anion. r.u. FRUIT Oranges, noriaa. soaps oax California tS&S: grapefruit $2.5005.50 cranberries $17023 bbl.. $607.50 crt.; grapes, Almelra, $7012 Keg; strawberries 400000 box. HAY rer ton. No. 1 timothy. S320SS No. 2 timothy $28030; No. 1 Aroostook $30 0 32: No. 1 eastern $28030: No. 2 east ern $24020; No. 3 hay $22 0 23; clover mixed $26028; flno hay, poor to ordinary, f.iU0Zi choice 123020. LAMIJS Spring lambs 28082o: yearlings 18020c; mutton 22023c; veals 12028c. M1LLPBBD Spring bran 43: w nter bram $43.25; middlings $44048; mixed feed $4(U.H8; gluten feed $57.17; hominy feed zdt: siock reed (51; oat hulls $28; cotton seed meal 1112.25003. OATMEAL rer 100-nound sack, rolled, $3.H0; cut and ground $4.37. uats Shipment, fancy. 40 lbs.. 720 72!4c: fancy, 38 lbs., 7154 072o; regular, 88 lbs., 7OV4 071o: regular. 3 lbs.. 7070tto. ONIONS Connecticut valley S404.75 per luu-pound bag. l'OUI.TRY Turkevs. western dry sacked choice, 43046o; medium 80085c; fowls, northern, largo, 3804Oo; medium 35037a western dry packed, large. 8603Bo: rai dlum and small 3O 034n: chickens, northern. large, 411010; medium 804Oo; western dry packed, large, 83036a: medium anil small 30 0 82a; native squabs $009 doz. native pigeons 4104.60 dox. LIVB POULTRY Fowls 38030a: ch ck. ens 33036a; old roosters 25c. PORK PRODUCTS lleaw backs and snort cut $34.10; medium back $51,000 r.d.io; long cut 358.10: raw leaf lard uc; rendered loaf 30Uc; pure lard SOYtO dressed hoga 22 0 23c. iutatoeh Aroostook Oreen Mountains I.'.IUW ...u per 100 lbs. on track In car lots now Ilcnnudas $808.50 per bbl.; swee potatoes J osKt. RMFINHl) HUUARS The American quotes granulated nnd tine as n basis at 9a for 1UU-pound lots. wholesale i-rocers nuot $9.35 per 100 pounds In bulk and $0.75 In packages. CIIAM11KU OF COMMKIICK QUOTATIONS ON IIUTTEU Exhibition and Special Sale of Envelope Purses and Hand Bags W omen s Silk The collection includes several hundred fine examples of Amer ican leather craft, and in consequence of an advantageous pur chase, the prices will be very moderate. At $2.50 each A collection of envelope purses including greatest variety for selection pin seal, walrus, patent leather and various other leathers in fashion. THE BURLINGTON MARKETS Up eoc.M tho price of butter ap;nln. To day It was variously quoted, tho usual prices being 62 and 05 cents per pound for the A-No. 1 article. The market Is quiet this week aa re gards changes. There is no change in tho meat quotations, and no change of any consequence in the grocery lists. In the retail grains, bran Is set at $2.50: baled hay at $1.60, and provender No. 1 at $2.90. The following prices for the market of this week were quoted for the Free Press by P. D. Kclloy, grocer: It. E. Howard, meat dealer; the Burlington Fruit com pany and the A. D. Pease Feed com pany. WHOLESALE PRICES Poef, dressed, lb Butter, lb Eggs, fresh, doz uogs, II) Lamb, lb Lard, lb Potatoes, bushel RETAIL GROCERIES Artichokes Beets, pound Butter, creamery, separator .. unouage, id Caullllower. head Larrois, nuncli Celery bunch .27 .56 .50 .20 .30 .30 $1.50 .2391.33 .03 .620.65 .06 .2S3.50 .15 ..10, .130.40 Chicory, bunch Cucumbers, each , Eggs, fresh, doz Eggplant, each Endives. Belgian nour, uarley Flour, bread, sack Flour, rye , Flour. White corn Garlic, lb , Green string beans tiuDDaru squash Lettuce, Boston ball head Maple sugar, lb Maple syrup, gal Meal, yellow , Mint, fresh, bunch Mushrooms, fresh Now bunch beets Oats, rolled Oleomargarine Olive oil, gallon I'nrsiey, ounch Peppers, grren, each roiaiocs, pk Radishes Rice, lb Bplnach Sugar, granulated, lb Tomatoes Turnip, new, pound Vegetable oysters Watorcress, bunch RETAIL MEATS Baron, lb licet, roast, lb Broilers Chickens, roasting, lb Ducks, lb Fowls Geese, lb Ham, slicod, lb Lamb chops, spring, lb Lamb, leg, lb Lamb, spring, forward quarter Lard, leaf, lb Pork chops, lb Pork, roast, lb finlt Pork, lb Sausage, pork, lb Kteak, porterhouse, lt Steak, Hlrloln. lb Ktenk, round, lb Ctunlr lrAnl IK Turkeys 50.60 RETAIL FRUITS Almonds Bananas, doz Cocoanuts, each Figs, lb Figs, pressed Grapes. Malaga, lb. .25 .25. 30 .MK8I.55 .25.50 .50.CO .07 $1.65 .08 ,.. .OS $s .35 .08 ... .12,25 .45 $2.75 .0$ .10 .. $1.250$1.5O .20 .07 .3&3.40 ... $9.EO7.00 ... .05 .10 .50 .10 .15 .60 ... .10(9.11 .60 .03 .15 .15 .60.70 .45 .60 .459.50 .45 .403.45 .40 .60 .450.50 .40 .30 .3z .3&f.40 .32Q.45 .31 .40 .80 .55 .50 .55 13 BLACK ENVELOPE PURSES, back strap handle. Silk lined with amall mirror,.... $1. 19 and $1.25 BLACK PATENT LEATHER EN VELOPE PURSES, silk lined $1.19 GENUINE PIN SEAL BLACK ENVELOPE PURSES, nickel trim med. Back strap handle with mir ror $3.50 BLACK LEATHER ENVELOPE PURSES, lined with durable Moire silk. Change compartment leather lined $3.75 REAL LEATHER BLACK EN VELOPE PURSES, lined with fancy silk poplin. Change com partment leather-lined $2.50 GENUINE PIN SEAL BLACK ENVELOPE PURSES, nickel trim med, containing mirror. Beautiful Moire silk lining $5.00 and $5.50 REAL SEAL BLACK ENVELOPE PURSES with back strap handle, riveted change purse, and mirror. Handsomely lined with fancy silk, $6.75. ; 1 1 mnuu n;i nm i: mi tnun :ut :it in iti i mi: lull ii h it u il i i u j . m, n i t I n i m 1 1 u u uj VERY FINE PIN VELOPE PURSES handle. Satin striped lining, $8.50 and $9.00 SEAL EN- with stran BLACK PATENT LEATHER ENVELOPE PURSES. $5.50, $8.50 and $13.50. GENUINE PIN SEAL ENVELOPE PURSES These handsome new purses are beautifully lined with Moire silk. Compartments contain ing bill and change purse; also memorandum with silver pencil, mirror and fragrant perfumed beauty leaves. Strap handle and sil ver clasp price $8.75 Silk Bags Roomy Moire Silk Hand Bags, trimmed with a silk tassel. Some of these bags have two compartments and mirror, while others have a riveted change purse, and mirror. Handsomely lined with fancy silks. Price $4.00 and $5.00. iiuiiraii MILL BURNS AT RIGHFORD PLANT Loss of Between S50.000 and $75,000 Fire Walls Save Other Building Rlchford March 4. A loss of botween $50,000 and $75,000 was sustained to-night when Are destroyed the veneer mill of the Rlchford Manufacturing company. Tho origin of the blazo is not known. It was discovered at 7:30, when the rear wall of the building was ablaze. Tho building Is between the main factory and the machine shop, with a big flro wall on either side, and for that reason tho Uames were confined to the ono structure. About 75 men were employed In tho veneer mill. NUMBER OF LICENSE TOWNS IS DOUBLED m $331,000 FOR PROUTY DEATH Ex-Gov.'s Widow and Chauffeur Sue Grand Trunk as Result of Crossing Accident Montpeller, March 5. Revision to night of tho votes cast in town and city elections in Vermont yesterday on Tho papers wero served by Marshal A. me license question snowed mat tho i '. unrponior oi uninieooro, wno io Montpeller, March 5. Threo suits amounting to $337,000 havo been brought under tho laws of Dominion of Canada against the Grand Trunk railway and are roturnablo at tho May term of United States district court, which will be held at Windsor. These are the result of the death of fx-Gov. C. H. Prouty at Ascot, Canada, August 19, 1918. Tho Jlrst BUit amounts to $3iX,f00 brought by Harrletta Prouty, widow of tho deceased governor; the sec ond suit by J. W. Blay, who was chauf feur for Mr. Prouty, the suit amounting to $30,0(10; whllo the third suit Is by Mrs. Prouty to recover damages done to the automobile in which Mr. Prouty waa riding at tho tlmo of the accident. Tho machine was demolished. This amounts to $7,000. number of communities voting for It cenao waa more, than doubled over . I. . 1 . w liostou. Mnrch 5. To-dny's Chamber of Commerce quota tions, the price ot commission merchants to dealers, folio. vi liUTTHR Creamery extras B7cj creamery Arsis 64O60n; creamery seconds MWMo; dairy butter 4010 life; ladles 8840c; reno vated butter 414j4i!c. ROXDUIIY VOTES "YES." Montpeller, March 4. Roxbury voted "ye" ut to-day's election, .40 .30 .13 ,3S .15 .350.60 Grapefruit, F or da 3!X Lemons SOTcf.40 Nuts, mixed 30.4O Oranges, California, doz -25 Pecans .so Walnuts, lb .45 RETAIL. GRAINS Bran, cwt 2M Cornmeal $3-10 Corn, cracked, cwt HR Urymash .$-"0 Feed, gluten, cwt .H'iK Feed, gluten, ton S?-?9 Flour, bread !'55 Flour, pastry Hay, baled, cwt "'fiZS Hay. loone, ton $253$27 Henfeed Meal cottonseed, cwt .H'iS .''J,'?.1!, ttonseed, ton 5?S Middlings, cwt, ' '2-60 Oats, bushel .80 Provender No. 1. cwt 2-!K) White Middlings -jg Btraw, baled, cwt. day served a copy upon tho secretary of state, tho defendant being a fbrelgn cor- Twcnty-throo cities , poratlon. Marshal Carpenter also at- and towns sent In returns showing Inched property at Island Pond to cover that they had favored a license policy, the damages. Tho papers wero from tho as against 11 last year. oillce of Farman & Prouty of Newport. Changes from no llcenso to llcenso , They set forth that the Grand Trunk wore mado In Burlington, Montpeilor, was nogllgent because tho boll St. Albans city. St. Johnsburv. North-1 mwritnl at tho grade croaslnc at Ascot neiu, ttoxuury, Hit. Tabor, Honson, Hub- was out of repair and therefore did not " 1 . "iroe per cenu or ua LITTLE INTEREST IN CAPITAL ELECTION H. C. Shurtleff Mayor City Goes Wet by a Small Majority Montpeller, March 4. Tho annual city meeting In Montpeller took placo to-day with as little Interest shown In the moot ing has been seen In many years. Tho result of tho election was tha selec tion of the following ofllcers for tho com ing year: Mayor, H. C. Shurtleff, an at torney and United States commissioner, who was alderman of ward three last year; aldermen, Waldo H. Farrar, real estate dealer aand Interested In the lum ber business; R. C. Bowers, whole sale granite dealer; Harris Yett. a merchant; L. A. Kclty, news paper correspondent; W. B. Stratton, employed by tho National Life Insurance company; the sixth member of the city council retains his seat and Is a machin ist; school commissioners, C. E. Moulton, R. F. Bliss nnd Ira Richardson; city clerk. T. R. Merrill; city sheriff, L. R. Pollard; constablo, C. H. Reagan; and Robert Johnson; lister, W. B. Turney; auditors, M. K. Smlllo, I,. H. Blxby, F. R. Pitkin; grand Juror, John 11. Stone; commissioner of Green Mount ccmotory, G, L. Blanch ard; park commission. II. M. Cutlor. Tha remainder of the city oillcers are elected by the city council. The city voted $4,000 to help Hcaton hon- bardton, Danby, Hlghgate. Swnnton Hartford and Wnrdsboro. Places which continued their llcenso policy from laBt year woro Rutland. Harre, Bennington, West Rutland, Cas- tleton, Fair Havon, Colchester, nnd Shelburne. No changes from llcenso to no license wero reported. PRESIDENT MEETS YOUNGEST GRANDSON ring when tho automobile In which Mr, Prouty was riding approached tho cross ing. The papers set forth that tho chauf feur, knowing of tho crossing, stopped his inachino somo 23 feet from It nnd that they both listened for tho bell, but not hearing it and not hoarlng any approaching train they proceeded onto tho crossing, with the result that Mr. Prouty was killed and Mr. Blay badly Injured. Tho accident Is well recalled becauso of tho wide publicity which occurred at tax for band concerts and tho district nurse; $1,000 for permanent highway work; exempted Bryco & Deluc Manufacturing companies from taxation. Tha llcenso question, yes 374, no 3(3, druggist yeB 373. no 262. Is Fornmlly Introduced to Woodroiv the tlmo last summer. Wllaon Snyre Philadelphia, March 4. President Wil son arrived In this city nt 5:15 o'clock this afternoon for a brief visit to his daughter, Mrs. Francis B. Sayre and his now grandson, Woodrow Wilson Sayro. The President, accompanied by Mrs. Wil son was driven from tho station In nu This crossing Is known as a rather blind ono and for that reason. It Is claimed, the chauffeur took mora than usual precaution to avoid accident. F. reforest Baker Dies Whlto .Iver Junction, March 4. F, Do Forest linker, for 13 years a resident automobile, a distance of six blocks to und widely known na a livestock and Jefferson hospital, wheru his dnughter Is dairy cattlo buyer and dealer, died this a patient. The strcvx through which ho afternoon following a protractod Illness passed were lined by cheering crowds. from general debility. He waa 67 years Every precaution had been taken to ' of ago and came to Whlto River Juno safeguard tho President and ropes wero tlon from Merlden, N, H, He is survived etratched to prevent the crowds from hy his wife, a son, and a daughter. Tho overflowing into the streets and impeding funeral will he held Thursday afternoon the passage of the automobiles currying from his HlghlnrfJ Park homo and tho him and his attendants. Interment will be In Merlden. BRISTOL IIEBGE1ES MAYOR Ilrpubllcnn Him S17 Vote, 8. I). Miner, Democrat, lis Vote Xo License Vergonnes, March 4. Wnyland S. Bristol, republican, defeated S. D. Miner, democrat, In tho mayoralty contest, hav ing 217 votes as against tho latter's 112. A number of women votod. The city voted on tho llcenso question: Yes 172; no 1S9; fifth class, yes 213; no 143. WHEAT BItilj SIONED Washington, March 4, President Wilson to-day slgnod tho wheat guarantee bill, carrying nn appropriation of $1,000,000,000 to maintain tho guaranteed price of $2.20 a bushel. RICItFORD Tho llcenso yes 44; fifth class, RICHFORD voto Tuesday wns NoJRj lass, no 110, yes 22.